Trump Campaigns in North Dakota
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Donald Trump Campaigns in North Dakota President Donald Trump gave America a freewheeling demonstration of pure Trumpism.  At a rally in North Dakota of about 6000 people, the president was relaxed, freewheeling, and energetic in his speech to the crowd.  He covered many topics in a manner designed to ramp up the base and certainly the crowd in Fargo’s Scheels arena. President Trump highlighted many aspects of his presidency thus far, and through in a few minutes of begging…

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Why Is the GOP Destroying It’s Own Voter Base?

Two cannibals are eating dinner. The first cannibal says, “I hate my mother-in-law.” The second cannibal says, “Well then try the potatoes.” Republicans find themselves in the same position of that first cannibal. They’re consuming their own family, the very voters that propelled them into office. Here’s the evidence. Health care has become an open sore that the GOP cannot heal. Yes, they promised to abolish Obamacare. Unfortunately, that huge pool of working class voters that propelled them to…

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Be Careful What You Wish For

A lawyer meets the devil at a party. “In exchange for your soul and the souls of your wife and children, I’ll make you a partner in your law firm in two years.” Satan offers between sips of his drink. The lawyer who knows contract law looks skeptical. “What’s the down side?” I believe the Republican Party is discovering the downside of a deal they’ve made. Their devil being the far right money provided by the Koch brothers and…

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If you can tweet it, it isn’t policy

There’s the old joke about the president of a dog food company who gets up to rally the troops at a sales meeting. “Who has the best bonus program in the entire industry?” He shouts to his men. “We do!” They shout back. “And who has the best order fulfillment time in the industry?” “We do!” The staff shouts back as one person. “Who are the highest paid sales team in the industry?” “We are!” They shout as they…

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DACA from the Middle

DACA … DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS! IT IS ONLY A TEMPORARY FIX! DACA was passed by EXECUTIVE ORDER by President Obama IN 2014 without Legislative Approval even though he had a Democrat controlled majority in Congress! DACA allowed certain ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS who entered the country as minors to receive a renewable two year period of deferred action from deportation and eligibility for a work permit. When he did that he created an open Invitatiom for people to enter…

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Trump Eliminates Unconstitutional Obama DACA program
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According to the White House, President Trump has taken steps to eliminate the unconstitutional Deferred Action of Child Arrivals (DACA).  DACA was a presidential order instituted in 2012 by then President Barack Obama.  It is widely held that this act would not be upheld in the court systems as it is an act directly stepping around Congress.  According to the white house, it is the job of Congress to create law and that if the people want a law…

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Democratic Party Life is Difficult if you are a Member

Democratic party life The once mighty democratic party in disarray and one can only think that it’s constituency is having a difficult life right now. First Things The first thing that comes to mind in most situations is the recent election.  The democratic politicians across the entire spectrum of governance were soundly defeated with just a few exceptions.  Across America, two thirds of the governors in office are republican and many of those carry veto proof legislatures.  There are…

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