Monthly Archives: October 2016

Supporting Hillary for President

I support Hillary for President. Of the two candidates who are running, Hillary’s proposals on a variety of issues comes the closest to my political views. I’m a liberal and Hillary is basically a centrist, so we won’t agree on … Continue reading

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President Duterte, China, the United States and the Philippines

Yesterday morning I read news that Philippine President Duterte wants to cut economic and military ties to the U.S. and to strengthen ties with China and Russia. This adds to the worries that I have about President Duterte. I’m not … Continue reading

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The Al Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner

For the past week I’ve been recovering from watching the last Presidential debate. The tenor of the entire presidential campaign has me worried about the great divisions in this country and how it’ll affect the health of the democratic republic. … Continue reading

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Civility and the Political Discourse

When I watched the second Presidential debate, I couldn’t believe the depths that Trump went to in attacking Hillary Clinton. Trump has based his entire presidential campaign focused on personal attacks with little policy specifics. I think civility is an … Continue reading

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Donald Trump, Lee Atwater and the Politics of Personal Attack

Watching the second Presidential debate was a very depressing experience. Trump’s campaign for the entire election season has been a mean spirited affair based on personal attacks with little policy specifics. He said John McCain wasn’t a war hero. He … Continue reading

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Liberal Democrats and the White Working Class

Much has been made in the media about the white working class who make up the majority of Donald Trump’s electoral support. Trump has appealed to the fears of this group of Americans by stoking xenophobia, islamophobia and the worst … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Trailer Reactions

Ever since I followed the trailer reactions to the Batman Vs. Superman movie, I’ve been hooked on watching the trailer reactions of the movies I look forward to seeing. It’s fun following various people give their opinions and to see … Continue reading

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