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April 30, 2017

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Samuel Kazungu Muramba

Greetings, neat webpage you've in here.

Rich Cohen

I agree whole heartedly with Steve's comments. Unfortunately, intelligent, reality based thinkers are too smart to run for political office. The other problem is even though the general public has little regard for our
"so called" congressional leaders, all politics is LOCAL. They despise everyone in congress EXCEPT their congress person. Therefore reelecting the same idiots. It's like having a circular firing squad. On second thought, a circular firing squad might be a good idea!

KFS to Steve

Great thought you've shared . . . would make a marvelous - though maddening - essay​. Apropos of what you wrote at the end of your email, did you see or hear what '45 had to say about the Civil War and Pres. Andrew Jackson earlier today? The man doesn't know the first thing about American history.

Remember the old song that begins with "Don't know much about history, don't know much biology . . ." Could this have been composed with a future ignoramus in mind?

Steve

Maybe some food for thought for a future piece. Here's what I posted on FB to mark DJT's 100 days:


Imagine for a moment if HRC had won the electoral college. Where would we be after 100 days?
Her budget would be dead on arrival. The effort to repeal Obamacare would be unified. Her nominee to the Supreme Court would not receive a hearing, much less a vote. Possibly she would be facing articles of impeachment.
In other words, the nation's division would be no less than it is right now with a Trump presidency. And if that is so regardless of who is president, then the problem does not reside in the White House.
It lies with us, with the American people. And therefore the task of repairing the civic fabric likewise belongs to the public. I wish there were voices of healing arising from the rancor, and I believe that sort of person exists, but he or she has not become audible yet.
In my view, our goal should not be appeasement, but it to be mindful of a time of much greater division, and what Abraham Lincoln called on us all to do:
"With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations."

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