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Beware Of Hubris

Donald Trump won the 2016 Presidential election “fair and square” as much as we know today. While he did not win the popular vote, Trump won a significant majority in the electoral college. 442 more words

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Free Trade, Positive Or Negative?

One of President-elect Trump’s campaign tenets was the renegotiation of NAFTA and the abandonment of the Trans Pacific Partnership. Trump promised that such a move would return jobs for Americans, especially those “rust belt States” workers who had lost their working spots when American manufactures either outsourced work to Mexico or set up factories in Mexico and now did the same work there which was previously done in America. 599 more words

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Trump’s Thanks To The Rust Belt States

Donald Trump lost the popular vote by about 2 million, but was able to win the electoral college tally by flipping normally blue “rust belt” States to red.   890 more words

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Enough Already - For Now

The reaction to President elect Donald Trump’s every move has been marked with breathless observations. Democrats, special interests, pundits, and discouraged voters are all weighing in on “what Trump might do”. 580 more words

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Letter To A Friend

The following is an email I sent to a German friend who had sent me a worried email on Wednesday following Donald Trump’s upset victory. Germany and many other parliamentary system countries have great trouble in understanding how someone with ruthless, mean spirited, and fact-free claims could suddenly be selected. 1,028 more words

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All Quiet On The US Election Front?

The voting has begun, counting will soon follow. Who will be the 45th President? In a few hours (following poll closings), we should learn.

At this time, there is no need for television ads and all the venom that seemed so normal for the past oh so many months. 610 more words

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Hillary’s Last Message

In the 2016 Presidential Campaign’s final days, what more can be said? Hillary Clinton must be thinking “how many more times must I say Donald Trump is unfit to be President”? 458 more words

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