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Why Not Trump?
Why not Trump for president? He has expressed some good ideas. For example, he has indicated the value of his being “self funded” to avoid being beholden to special interests. He is for improving the US infrastructure, repairing our tax … Continue reading
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Trump’s Needed Apologies – 4 in an unending series
Donald Trump is redefining America as a third world country in which the press is a tool of the government, political opponents are threatened with jail, truth is an unnecessary luxury, elections are stolen by the elites and only the … Continue reading
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Trumps Needed Apologies, Number – I’ve lost count!
The Donald’s most recent foray into the dark recesses of his self-indulgent mind involves a locker room discussion that betrays his ego’s never-ending assumption that he is above everything. Many men indulge in pretty grotesque discussions at some points in … Continue reading
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Trump’s (Needed) Apologies – part 2 of ?
A while ago I thought it would be fun to keep track of the apologies Donald Trump owes the country. I wrote one on his assertion that Judge Curiel could not rule on his Trump University case since the judge … Continue reading
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Trump’s Needed Apologies – Part one of who knows?
John Kasich has demanded that Donald Trump apologize for stating that Judge Curiel is incapable of exercising proper legal judgement. That is only the first unicorn in the parade around Trump Tower. Just on this issue, he owes apologies to the judge, … Continue reading
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The Republicans Brought This on Themselves!
The grandees of the Republican party are nearing panic over the potential of Donald Trump becoming their nominee for President. They alone are to blame for their fate. And this fate does not depend solely on whether Trump becomes their candidate. Republicans … Continue reading
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President Obama’s ISIS Strategy – What I Heard – and Didn’t
I found president Obama’s response to ISIS to be unsatisfying. It described why we feel a threat from ISIS and that we are planning an extended bombing campaign. However, it isn’t clear how it really differs from current policy except … Continue reading
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This is an article I’ve had in mind for some time and I’m going to use the WordPress Writing 101 session to get at it! This is take 1. There will be more versions of the same idea until I … Continue reading
Obamacare – Another Congressional Success Story
Congress takes a lot of abuse! Their popularity is at all time lows. Most Americans now claim they would vote even their own representatives out of office. They never cooperate with the other party! Well, maybe that claim isn’t quite … Continue reading
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What is greatest threat to the US?
Once again, our estimable Congress has elected not to solve nor even deal with our country’s problems but to continue the cycle of distrust, antagonism and political gamesmanship. This cycle has reached new lows since December 2008 when Republican leadership … Continue reading
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