Category Archives: President

Some things are hard to believe

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her top lieutenants on Wednesday unveiled a sweeping anti-corruption package that they’re billing as a successor to post-Watergate reforms — updated for a potential post-Trump Washington.–Kyle Cheney Some things are hard to believe: A President … Continue reading

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Wither the GOP

Arthur Ahrens of Branchport is the author of this article which is published here with permission. Views expressed by contributors are their own. Traditionally, the run-up to a convention sees a party attempting to tame rival factions and unite around … Continue reading

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Once it was the Army

Joseph Raymond McCarthy was an American politician who served as a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957. Wikipedia McCarthy was a bomb-thrower—and, in a sense, that is all he was. He would … Continue reading

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Why we like President Trump

Bring on the lovers, liars and clowns! Old situations. New complications. Nothing portentous or polite; Tragedy tomorrow. Comedy tonight! — Stephen Sondheim “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the Government, and I’m here to help. “ — Reagan … Continue reading

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Will stimulus work?

In an article in Politico, Joshua Zeitz discusses the question of making the stimulus work. He writes: Sweeping in its ambition, the (CARES ACT) package endeavors to infuse hundreds of thousands of small businesses, tens of millions of individuals and … Continue reading

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Trump at Dana

Trump’s visit to the former tank plant north of Detroit came a day after he signed into law the so-called United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a replacement for the much-maligned North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) signed by then-President Bill Clinton … Continue reading

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Why do we pay?

Speak softly and carry a big stick.–TR In an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller, President Trump points out that he alone is fighting to reform defense pact spending that costs American taxpayers. “We’re protecting immensely wealthy countries and they’re not … Continue reading

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Dear Constituent

Dear Constituent, My first choice for President in 2016 was Jeb Bush. I considered Bush the strongest candidate. When his campaign faltered, I turned to Donald Trump as the most likely to prevent an extreme liberal Democrat from becoming President. … Continue reading

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Disruption

We are going to hold China accountable and I believe the President made it very clear, he was going to disrupt our trade not only with China, but with others across the world looking for that fair and balanced trade … Continue reading

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Immigration

For too long, the Human Rights Council has been a protector of human rights abusers.–Ambassador Haley ########### Linda Andrei: DACA immediate citizenship Refugee status clearly defined Keep families together Plan for migrant workers Max Della Pia: “Words cannot fully capture … Continue reading

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