Category Archives: President

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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Presidential Pardon

But the principal argument for reposing the power of pardoning in this case to the Chief Magistrate is this: in seasons of insurrection or rebellion, there are often critical moments, when a welltimed offer of pardon to the insurgents or … Continue reading

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When you are innocent … act like it

“When you are innocent … act like it,” Trey Gowdy “Our recollection keeps changing” on the Trump Tower meeting–Rudy Giuliani I have the absolute right to pardon myself–President Trump What does Robert Mueller know and what will he do about it? … Continue reading

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A government of laws, not of men

A government of laws, not of men.–John Adams inspired by James Harrington It is for public opinion (to decide), because eventually the decision here is going to be impeach or not impeach. Members of Congress, Democrats and Republicans, are going to … Continue reading

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Movies about guns

Making gun violence about mental health is a crazy idea.–Jonathan M. Metzl, professor of sociology and psychiatry, and director of the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, at Vanderbilt University. Comments seen on Tom Reed’s facebook page: It’s the guns, Tom. … Continue reading

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