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THOUGHTS ON POLITICS FOR THE TIMES

CANDID THOUGHTS APPLICABLE TO THE POLITICS OF THE DAY
Three letters of the alphabet differentiate Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders as candidates for president – DIS. Hillary Clinton is a DIShonorable misguided person without requisite attributes for the presidency. Bernie Sanders is an honorable misguided person, it seems, without requisite attributes for the presidency. Both would continue America's march to perdition now 6+ decades old and critical.
“The best among us no longer present for elective office and American voters willfully vote to elect the worst who do.” (JAM 2012).
On immigration reform: Democrats are stuck on dishonesty and their immigration policy is based on assuring and building voter blocs, as most of their policies are. Republicansare stuck on stupid by equating “comprehensive” reform with “amnesty,” thereby alienating Hispanics, at least, a bloc of which they could have a significant percentage without the stupidity.

TRUMP -- SOME VIEWS OF A FLAWED CANDIDATE IN A FLAWED ELECTORAL SYSTEM

Surprising as it is to me, many more Americans are supporting Donald Trump for president than I would ever have thought. The 2016 election, once more, gives credence to my assertion; "The best among us no longer present for elective office and American voters willfully vote for some of the worst who do."  I've read and listened to so much about Donald Trump that I feel compelled to write a bit about him as I see him. First, let me assert without equivocation that I cannot vote for a Hillary Clinton, a consummate liar and fraud or a Bernie Sanders who will accelerate our national march to perdition, a march we are long-on already. But, observe some overarching factors in Trump that are quite problematic. He is a supercilious, petulant, controlling narcissist with PR talent that most, if not all, narcissists have. Look no further than the narcissist, Obama, now called "President." What Trump, like Obama, isn't is a statesman. However, there are none around …