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Barbara Bush was an American original

Barbara Bush just passed away, how would you assess her influence over Bush political dynasty and maybe also over American society and politics? Read few comments. 1,183 more words

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Success and failure of Rex Tillerson

What was the biggest success if anything, and what the biggest failure of  Rex Tillerson in the office? Could Mike Pompeo be an improvement over Tillerson? 1,172 more words

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Stormy Daniels vs Trump, and women vs Trump

Pornstar Stormy Daniels scandal would be probably a huge thing for any US president. It seems for Trump it is really just a minor issue, maybe except of some effect on his marriage. 409 more words

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Trade wars?: What does Trump's decision on tariffs mean?

With President Donald Trump’s tariffs are we approaching something we could call trade wars and what kind of political sense does this Trump proposal make as it is going to hit also allies, is this a manifestation of America First? 850 more words

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Are Jared Kushner's problems with his security clearance a big deal?

According to WaPo Mr. Kushner’s foreign contacts raise concerns as foreign officials seek leverage amid Kushner’s security clearance is downgraded. In your opinion, how big deal is this? 1,194 more words

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Russian operation in divided America

After indictment of 13 Russians President Donald Trump (I would say predictably) tweeted there was no collusion and no impact on elections result. But if you look at Mueller investigation and other available info, and of course, it is still an incomplete picture, what do you see, a successful Russian intelligence operation that was based on exploiting divisiveness of American society and politics? 1,685 more words

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Parkland shooting: Does America care about own murdered children?

It may sound harsh but I see statements from some observers that after Sandy Hook massacre America accepted that even kids can be shot and no meaningful gun control can be introduced. 2,268 more words

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