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RIP Ross Perot

One of the good ones.

 

https://www.apnews.com/0f058258a404438bb2978ffcf4cabed1  

 

DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89.

The cause of death was leukemia, a family spokesman said Tuesday.

Perot, whose 19% of the vote in 1992 stands among the best showings by an independent candidate in the past century, died early Tuesday at his home in Dallas surrounded by his devoted family, family spokesman James Fuller said.

As a boy in Texarkana, Texas, Perot delivered newspapers from the back of a pony. He earned his billions in a more modern way, however. After attending the U.S. Naval Academy and becoming a salesman for IBM, he went his own way — creating and building Electronic Data Systems Corp., which helped other companies manage their computer networks.

 
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Re: RIP Ross Perot

He was well known for his racist speech during a campaign too. 

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Re: RIP Ross Perot

(One of the good ones.

DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89.)

Nice post BA Deere, well stated.

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Re: RIP Ross Perot

Amen. God grant him eternal rest.

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Re: RIP Ross Perot

It’s a shame his obituary to the racist pig didn’t include where he referred to the blacks as “you people” as if they weren’t human. 

Amen indeed.  He’s in his place. 

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Re: RIP Ross Perot

Which god are you calling on?

Where do you suppose any go the gods will show up to carry out your request?

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Re: RIP Ross Perot

(Where do you suppose any go the gods will show up to carry out your request?)

I think you got a little nervous talking about God there Canuck.

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Re: RIP Ross Perot


@Edmund55 wrote:

(Where do you suppose any go the gods will show up to carry out your request?)

I think you got a little nervous talking about there Canuck.


There is one thing certain.  I’m not nervous about your fictitious god. The man asked you a simple question. If you don’t have proof of your god, it’s bunkum. 

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Re: RIP Ross Perot

One thing you can say for Perot- he was a real self-made billionaire.

That would be as opposed to the present phony billionaire clown living on credit who'd be 10X richer if he'd just invested his inheritance and lived his playboy life.