Politics, President Donald Trump

American Oligarchy and Donald

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Our nation, founded upon law and proud to be named a republic, has devolved into a schizophrenic oligarchy. Schizophrenic in that we just can’t seem to decide which of two elite groups we wish to be governed by; Democrats or, Republicans. Oligarchy in that the Federal Government has been wrested from the clutches of the people by executive orders and…

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Politics, President Donald Trump

Twiddle Tweeter Trump

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Today the media is aghast and hard at work creating news; about itself. What precipitated this is President Donald Trump tweeting. The object of the tweet was a rather humorous gif of him body slamming CNN. Oh no! they cry; violence! How can this be? I love it. Donald Trump did not become president because he was a slick and…

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Politics, President Donald Trump, Religion

Is President Trump evil?

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The other day, my sister-in-law contributed her take on the current political climate at a family outing; “Donald Trump is evil. I will oppose him with my dying breath!” When asked for her reasons as to why she felt that way, she walked away. Her highly emotional position breaks my heart. Not that I think President Trump is a paragon…

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Politics, President Donald Trump

President Trump; my thoughts so far.

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I used to be an administrator at a medium sized university. One day, at lunch I found myself sitting with several faculty members who were disparaging the administration. Being a minor player, their focus was not directed at me but rather aimed at the highest reaches of those making decisions. There was no offense meant nor taken personally. However, after…

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Election 2016, Favorites, Politics, President Donald Trump

The Donald in lipstick.

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We once were a great country. We were proud of our heritage. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, General Robert E. Lee, etc. Now we see their flaws. They were slave owners. Instead of assessing their character with the morals of their time, we slap the stencil of our politically correct “modern and enlightened” values and evaluate their actions according to our…

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