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America: The Modern-Day Definition Of Hell

Updated on September 27, 2018
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Erick Hernandez is an extremely passionate autistic human being who now knows with certainty that the US is being compromised.

The American way of life as it burns, shrieking for mercy and and crying for help as Donald Trump and his yes-men convert America into a Dictatorship.
The American way of life as it burns, shrieking for mercy and and crying for help as Donald Trump and his yes-men convert America into a Dictatorship. | Source

The Differences Between America Pre-Trump and America Now.

The first photo serves as a reminder that America is converting into what is known as a dictatorship. If you don't know what a dictatorship is, then educate yourselves on the subject. A democracy is when the powers that be; judges, Democrats, Republicans, the senate, the voters and the people, have free will over what they want and when they want it without breaking the rules.

A dictatorship is when one man controls everything, from large corporations, to mom and pop stores and even websites. Also, people living under dictatorship rule don't have voting privileges because there's no freedom. Just take a look at what happened to North Korea under Kim Jong-ung's dictatorial rule.

When Donald Trump won the presidency, I knew that it was only a matter of time before America became unsafe to live. With the Charlottesville attacks, America's democracy slowly began to turn into a dictatorship, Net Neutrality being repealed, the US Embassy being moved to Jerusalem, the Tax Bill being passed, and the repeal of Obamacare, America is doomed to continue screeching like a banshee and crying horrifically for help as Donald Trump and his cronies slowly shred any remnant of democracy it had and turns it into a dictatorship.

The fact of the matter is that we have never seen an era of such darkness and despair. Usually, we see 45% Democrats and 55% Republicans or 60% Republicans and 40% Democrats. No matter how tough or how bleak the United States was in during the 140+-year history of the existence of the Democratic/Republican parties, the ratio was almost always 50-50. During George W Bush's presidency, neither party was in control of the United States Congressional institution.

When Barack Obama was president, things started to fall apart. The Democratic Party began to fail and that's when things started to unravel. After the Sandy Hook Shootings, ISIS began to take control over the Middle East. Also, Mitt Romney ran for president during the 2012 elections.

Barack Obama won by only a hair, but it caused Democrats to become distant from him. That weakened democracy in the US!! This information can be found on the same site, but with different search terms.

The Pulse Nightclub shooting and Hilary Clinton's leaked e-mails signaled the impending death of democracy. Finally, when Trump won the election (which was not by popular vote, but by Russian interference), his victory ensured that America would be a dictatorship.

I am not a prophet. I believe in God, Christ, and the antichrist. Donald Trump is the third antichrist.

In 2018, 99% of the Congressional Institution will be controlled by Republicans. That means that this article will be the last political article about Trump that I write in a long time.

The White House, where the president lives.
The White House, where the president lives. | Source

America at her Worst, Fueled by Donald Trump's Tyranny, Lies, and Deceit.

If the Charlottesville Collusion are any indication, America is slowly unraveling itself. Due to Donald Trump's lack of action, we have seen the worst out of Americans. Even kind Americans are starting to unravel thanks to Trump, and soon, thanks to the repeal of Net Neutrality. Net neutrality gives every website freedom to display content without getting invaded by outside companies. Now that it's gone, megacorporations can have access to your private data and invade your personal space.

And it gets worse. The "president's" decision to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem could force Al-Qaeda and ISIS to team up and invade what he recognizes as the capital of Israel. The "president" could also add a mass deportation rule to the United State's broken democracy. I use the noun "president" loosely because Donald Trump is acting more like a tyrant than a president.

The Las Vegas attacks are only the beginning of what could be the worst 4 years of the United States's lifetime if Trump doesn't survive the 2020 reelections. If there's any indication, alt-right people are going to rule the United Dictatorship Rule of Trump. The only Republican I respect now is John McCain, which is a far cry from the 2008 election (of course I was 15 at the time and couldn't vote until 2012).

Violence will spread everywhere. Protests will get worse, and mass destruction, like the one that happened at Charlottesville, will continue to escalate. Eventually, the United States flag will burn and out of its ashes will come Trump's own flag. I don't know when will that happen. I am not a prophet. I am not psychic. I know that this is what will happen.

This is the Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights include the first 10 amendments of the constitution. One of those amendments includes Freedom of Speech. The Net Neutrality repeal crushed freedom of speech and gave rise to dictatorship rule.
This is the Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights include the first 10 amendments of the constitution. One of those amendments includes Freedom of Speech. The Net Neutrality repeal crushed freedom of speech and gave rise to dictatorship rule. | Source

Why Does Earth Hate Donald Trump So Much?

In an article that has been forcibly deleted by that b*tch, Donald Trump, and his army of far-right yes-men, Robert Schlesinger researched with great care the World's relationship towards the US between the last six months of Obama's presidency, and the first six months of Trump's "presidency" (and I put that term in quotation marks because Trump is converting America into a dictatorship), and he found that the percentage of Countries (note that his research only represents a median of 37 countries, and that the Obama values are based on his last 2 years as president and that the first 3 months of Trump's presidency are counted) who have no confidence in Trump has risen from 23 percent to 74 percent, while that same percentage of countries who have confidence in Trump has dropped from 64 percent to 22 percent in the same time period.

Moreover, he researched the same percentage of people who viewed The U.S, and he found that the percentage of favorable views towards the US has dropped from 64 percent to 49 percent, while the percentage of people who viewed the US as unfavorable has risen from 26 percent to 39 percent.

(Note that Robert wrote this article on June 26, 2017 at 8:00 P.M, so those values have changed as of late).

(note that the link has been removed by Donald Trump himself).

This is Robert Mueller, the lead investigator into the Trump-Putin corporate takeover of the United States.
This is Robert Mueller, the lead investigator into the Trump-Putin corporate takeover of the United States. | Source

Could Mueller Be Fired?

According to an article by Stephen Braun and Chad Day, released December 16, 2017 on Usatoday's website, Robert Mueller's special counsel obtained thousands of trump transition emails over the past several months. In fact, these emails originated before the start of the Trump Administration. Mueller has been carefully conducting research on the connection between Putin and Trump. According to the writers' research, Flynn was fired on January because he was caught lying to the FBI and is now cooperating with Robert Mueller.

In the article, they said that Trump for America's record are considered private and privileged and not government property. Moreover Trump's high-level advisors "sometimes used other email accounts to communicate about transition issues between Election Day and the inauguration"--according to the GSA. Last Wednesday, officials working with Trump for America were informed that GSA officials had turned over the massive cache of emails to Mueller’s team. This could mean a break in the case for Mueller into the investigation into the corporate takeover of the United States between Putin and Trump.

According to the emails that Mueller's investigative team was able to access directly from Trump for America, they contained highly "sensitive records ranging from national security discussions about possible Trump international aims to candid assessments of candidates for top government posts."--That was according to the article.

The article further states that, although Mueller clearly had thousands of emails, they were not emanating from the existing transition group, Trump For America Instead, there were emanating from a separate group.

All I can do right now is hope that Mueller sees the investigation through and puts an end to Trump's plan to turn America into a dictatorship.

America has a High Chance of Being a Dictatorial Country if Mueller gets Fired

If Mueller gets fired, here's what's going to happen within the first two months of his firing:

  1. Donald Trump appoints a new investigator who's going to tear down our way of life.
  2. Due to Net Neutrality being gone, a lot of social media sites are going to be invaded by Trump bots. Those Trump bots act like real people, only you don't know that they are actually bots. They steal your identity, and invade your privacy; so much so that your private life is exposed.
  3. Mueller will be put to jail, along with Flynn.
  4. America will continue to get darker and darker as a shroud of ultimate darkness pervades our way of life.
  5. When the Putin-Trump Corporate takeover is complete, Trumpism will be dead and replaced by something I refer to as "The Russian Mafia System" This system will enslave us until Trump's two terms are up.
  6. Before that happens, however, Trump will modify the 22nd amendment so that he serves more than two terms, and keeps America in dictatorial control

11 Reasons Why The Entire World Hates Trump so Much

Freedom of speech; it doesn't just apply to America. It applies to every country in the world (I'm talking about North Korea, our enemy, who knows a lot about America's way of life). Trump has done some major damage to foreign relations. Before I get too crazy on the subject Here are 10 reasons why the entire world hates Trump so much

  1. He's a senile old fool who wants to create darkness in America. He's already done that with the Charlottesville Collusions and the Las Vegas Shootings.
  2. He doesn't help citizens in time of need (examples include Hurricane Maria-Ravaged Puerto Rico and the victims of the Gatlinburg and the Southern California Super Wildfires)
  3. His relationship with foreign countries continues to decline as time goes on.
  4. He created a massive warship (The USS Gerald R. Ford) to create war on demand
  5. The Democrats in the White House, Justice system, the Senate, and the House of Representatives, have been replaced by Republicans and his cronies.
  6. Robert Mueller is under fire and could be fired by Trump.
  7. He watched the Egypt attacks and justified those attacks as "Let's continue building a wall around Mexico," a wall which was never even built in the first place.
  8. An African-American Trump supporter resigned after seeing a democrat win the Alabama Senatorial Race.
  9. Most of us believe that Trump is the third antichrist, even though a minority do not think so.
  10. Every Democrat, Trump-Hater, and Christian knows that Trump has several mental disorders, and as one article states, has brought several mental disorders on people who often investigate him.
  11. A common made-up mental disorder is Trump Derangement Syndrome. This term was applied by Trumpists who attack Liberal and Conservative Democrats for criticizing Trump's behavior.

Donald Trump, the unpatriotic s.o.b of America.
Donald Trump, the unpatriotic s.o.b of America. | Source

How Trump Managed to Hypnotize Americans

I don't want to sound blunt, but Donald Trump has the United States in a vice grip of pain and suffering. Throughout the last 40-odd years, the US endured some hardships. Watergate was the go-to conspiracy that President Nixon created. Luckily, he resigned before any more damage could be done. What Nixon did do was temporarily stop global temperatures from rising. In fact, he dropped global temperatures.

No other president was able to do that. And the United States democratic system had been steady since WWII. It was only until recently that democracy started to falter, and with Obama's arrival, that spelled doom for us. While Obama didn't do anything bad, the democratic system was collapsing, so that when Trump took over as president, it was only a fraction of what it was in the mid-2000s.

President Trump offered outlandish promises, like a wall between Mexico and the United States, similar to the Berlin Wall, which was torn down in 1989. Donald Trump promised them very good care, and the poor Trumpists believed him. In fact, he got so much support that he even had the Russians hack the election so that'd he'd win.

As for climate change, we know that the climate is changing. We saw Drought-Busting rain in California, Monster tornadoes in the South and the midwest, a Blizzard in March, Destructive hurricanes in the US and Caribbean Islands. Houston, Texas and the Island of Puerto Rico were hardest hit by those events, the California Wildfires in October and December, and many other disasters. But, Donald Trump refused to Be Part of the Paris Agreement, and therein lies the problem.

Donald Trump is not fit to run the government he's running. The only reason why he did it was publicity for his foreign stock exchange. He must go, now.

What the "Donald Trump Economic Effect" Really did to the US Economy.

Well, I can tell you what surprised me about Trump's presidency was how much the economy rose. I predicted a drop in the Dow Jones following his presidential win, but it rose, from 18,000 to 25,000 in over a year (as of right now), and it continues to accelerate from there. What we don't see is the impending crash that's about to happen in the following years. I predict a 70% drop in the economy within a month's time sometime within the next 6 years, so be careful where you invest your money.

Epilogue

You might be thinking "How could Trump be the worst president ever? He did exactly what he said he was going to do to America in less time than the previous 44 presidents combined. You are a liar who can't see the truth"!! Well, how wrong you are.

Trump told some 3,000 lies in his ongoing presidency, while Obama told just over 100 during his entire presidency. He plays multiple rounds of golf practically every day, and you expect me to believe that Trump is the best president ever? No way. That trick might've worked for the far-right and the Trumpists, but not for me. I'm almost certain that Trump hypnotized a lot of people into thinking that he is the best president ever when he clearly is not. Trump may have fooled a lot of climate scientists into rescinding their facts about climate change, but it doesn't erase the fact that climate change is real. Just look at 2017 vs the last La Niña to ever hit the globe.

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— Donald Trump
A Cartoon of Donald Trump meeting with Vladimir Putin.
A Cartoon of Donald Trump meeting with Vladimir Putin. | Source

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    • CELEBSFAN78 profile image

      Ara Vahanian 

      5 months ago from LOS ANGELES

      It is a mistake of colossal proportions. It is clear to me that Donald Trump wants to do what he can to undermine and destroy Barack Obama's legacy. Going out of the nuclear deal might mean that Iran may now want to resume its nuclear program and that is going to have consequences of some sort. As to what this means for Americans as a country, it shows that there is a highly corrupt individual occupying the White House that does things that may only matter and or benefit him or his rich friends. Also Donald Trump clearly hates Muslims since Iran is a majority Muslim country.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      5 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Donald Trump has backed out of the Iran Nuclear Deal yesterday. Did you see that? Ara, what does that show for Americans as a country?

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      5 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Me neither. Oliver North was previously charged with 3 counts of providing illegal weapons to Iran.

    • CELEBSFAN78 profile image

      Ara Vahanian 

      5 months ago from LOS ANGELES

      Oliver North is just a has been that had his moments of fame during the Reagan years. What's the point of him trying to do that? Anyway I am no fan of the NRA.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      5 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Oliver North is going to be the new President of the NRA. What do you think about that?

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      5 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      That's true. Donald Trump has told over 3,000 lies since the inauguration. At this rate, he will tell over 25,000 lies at the end of his second term, assuming he survives the impeachment process and 2020.

    • CELEBSFAN78 profile image

      Ara Vahanian 

      5 months ago from LOS ANGELES

      I heard about that statistic today on the political talk show called The Ring of Fire. One of the anchors Farron Cousins mentions this statistic. I'm probably certain that all former US presidents have told lies but no one has lied as much as Donald Trump has.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      5 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Update. Trump has made over 3,020 lies since January 2017. That is as of May 6. Anybody dare challenge the notion? I'm ready.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      6 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Who's next? Mueller?

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      Leslie McCowen 

      6 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      O minus 11, and counting. 10, 9 ,8 ,7 ,6.....they got his lawyer, guess who's next?

      His days of flim flamming are over.

      That's my take, anyway.

      And couldn't happen to a meaner guy.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      6 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Chris. What's the update on Donald Trump?

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      Leslie McCowen 

      6 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Watch the movie They Live...the nexus for the whole thing is a tv station.

      Eerily prescient. And they had a woman here who was pushing guccifer2, Alex Jones and Wikileaks.

      Horrible, demented memes about Hillary and Obama.....like really demented.

      She was congratulated for helping Trump win.

      But then, all of media gets that award.

      Hi 60 minutes. Cant wait for tomorrow.

      .......*arms crossed, asking the "lock her up" repubs....."Well?".....WELL?????

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      6 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Well, Add Guccifer 2.0 to the mix, and you've got a rigged midterm for 2018. I believe that he is key in turning Democratic votes back to Republican votes.

      And yes, Firing Mueller is an impeachable offense, especially for the president.

      McMaster has been fired and he's been replaced by a Fox TV news personality. So, the Trumphouse is now reality TV. I call this monstrosity "Trumphouse News Network", or TNN for short. TNN will run throughout his presidency.

      Wait until the 2018 midterm elections. Republicans will win. I'm not Nostradamus, but they will win.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      7 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Their end is coming. Prominant Republicans are starting to mention the "I" word. And if you havent already, read this....do. This is where Trump gets his ideas for policy. And its just a furtherance of the psyop right wing crap circulting for decades.

      https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.thedailybeast.com...

      And as far as Melania, she has zero credibility. Those football players her husband called sob's have kids. The mexicans her husband calls rapists do, too. She didnt think of the millions of little girls who saw a woman threatened gleefully with lock her up by these rabid, hateful crowds.

      She can tell her husband to stop bullying if she wants to make a diiference.

      Sold at her husbands rally's: T shirts saying "She's a c*nt, vote for Trump."

      She can sit all the way down.

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      Jean Bakula 

      7 months ago from New Jersey

      I saw on the crawl at MSNBC that now Trump wants to give the death penalty to opiate users. I have chronic back pain and need several pain pills to get through the day. I don't abuse, and am active in spite of this life long issue. But I had to wait years to find the right pain management doctor to help me find the right relief, so I could live a productive life.

      Also, Melania was just on insisting she will continue to fight internet bullies. I see she won't even let the Trumpster hold her hand, but that was a bad choice of project for her, being married to the worst internet bully.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      7 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Oh yes. And now Cambridge Analytica and Facebook....

      They REALLY helped Trump. And why? Why?

      And trust me, if the tables were turned, and the stuff they did to Hillary was done to them, they would have already replaced the prez with the republican who won the popular vote.

      We have to find out WHY these platforms like Facebook and Twitter were so helpful to republicans and Vladimir Putin!

      I do know, with RT, Press tv and the likes, it's very intelligent and we'll researched news......but it's always stuff America does wrong. Never anybody else.

      Thats kind of how The 2016 election was....

      Constant negativity about Hillary Clinton, the negative about Trump brushed off.

      Even the p grabbing was just "locker room talk"

      Not ONE major network mentioned any of his behavior, including the fact he had JUST paid a 25 million dollar fine for defrauding people.

      But gd....600 days straight of emails.

      And now this..4 years of turning over every rock on benghazi....and now after a year they say eh, Muellers done, nothing to see. Even tho Trey Gowdy say they never were looking for collusion! They did not even call key witnesses. It was a whitewash for the white man.

      And some dems are playing the same game.....acting like white men are the oppressed people in America.

      Trump is changing the justice dpt to exonerate him, he wants to own the airwaves to praise him and use it to shape this country into his views.

      This is crazy time. The principalities of the air are flying high.

      The Trumpists do not believe Trump and Putin are the bad guys. They say Obama and Clinton are.

      Very convenient, as Trump hates Obama and Putin hates Clinton.

      Putin says he didn't poison the double agent, US and UK did.

      Trump said he never met Putin, and has no business with him whatsoever....which are provable lies, but the media never bothered.

      And now ole Putin got 73% of the vote in Russia....but what happened tihe popular guy who was his opponent?? Oh yeh...Putin had him arrested and thrown in jail.

      And what was it Trump wanted to do with Hillary?

      Oh yeh....lock her up.

      He's always had the help of Sanderites, too.

      Very hateful things going on.

      Women need to start their own political party.

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      Jean Bakula 

      7 months ago from New Jersey

      Cape Wind Girl,

      You've added so many good points to this discussion. One thing I wonder--don't the R's realize if the D's got hacked, they got hacked too? Putin is just using his info as he needs it to create chaos. Or I should say, more chaos.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      7 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      I think she’s a big bully, along with the rest of them. The second amendment (any gun they want, anytime they want it) and criminalizing abortion are all they care about. Everything else can be compromised, such as freedom of speech.

      Their kind have been here long before Trump. They’re the ones who told us to stand in front of the troops if we don’t like Bush.

      The ones who called Obama the Messiah.

      The ones who said we hate America if we don’t follow them.

      And the ones who call you a Jew hater for speaking up against the brutal occupation.

      They and Trump deserve each other. Mr pro life wants to execute people. And btw, why punish all opioid users for the ones who get addicted? Isn’t that the gun logic? They can’t even keep reliable standards.....except the double ones they apply to democrats.

      If they would just live their lives and let us live ours, we’d get along. But they demand everyone adhere to their point of view.

      And if you don’t, you and your values are nothing more than sh*t. And they will make sure everyone knows it.

      Simply liking Hillary Clinton garners insults the likes you would see directed at a serial killer.

      The worst is they don’t care that Putin hacked USA.....are happy for it, because it hurt her and we who like her.

      The world would be a better place without them. Hey mr rich guy, hurry up with that rocket to mars....

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Soon, America could become a wasteland.

      I am very disappointed to live in America because of Trump.

      Jean. Thank you for those kind words. I have traveled to one other country, and that was Nicaragua. Back then, in 2013, The US was a better place to live. However, that all changed when Donald Trump came into office.

      He's making us look bad to the rest of the world. At least George W. Bush had the decency to "Make America safe"!! Donald Trump wants to convert America into a dictatorship. We've already seen what GOTUS can do to a Trumpist. Jack has a less severe form of GOTUS than the rest of the Trumpists, including TSAD and Brad.

      Well, gotta bolt.

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      Jean Bakula 

      7 months ago from New Jersey

      I think many countries think they are the best. Some people don't travel, so don't have anything to compare their country to. But Ara has, and I have. I love America. But it has gone downhill, and now we look bad to the rest of the world because of Trump's childlike behavior. Our problems could be fixed. But he took a country already divided and keeps dividing it even more.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      TSAD if a very complicated individual. At least Jack has the decency to explain things to us. Ara, you are right. 15 months in, and already America is the Modern-Day definition of hell. I suggested a title change. It worked, for the most part.

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      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Agree. 100%

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      Leslie McCowen 

      7 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      They cant comment on content. The purpise IS character assasination. They will degrade you and degrade you in hopes of shutting you up. Or, in hopes of getting other people to believe their characterization of you. Watch....they all use the same lines. And, like he said, they have secret "clubs" that discuss this stuff and decide on modes of attack. "If you only knew how much we laugh at you "....i know for a fact, they email each other and decide who to target. Also email newbies with "warnings" not to engage with you. Probly decide what language to use, what mode of attack. I don't include jack or brad in this group, but tsad most definately, and he's been at it a long time, imo.

      It's called gang-stalking to control the atmosphere.

      Ask them to defend this, they will: it's been reported by people who were there that Trump asks people if they would die for him. And he makes gvt workers sign an nda, with a 10 mil $ penalty if they talk about what goes on in his white house.

      First if all, it's OUR white house, and these are PUBLIC servants.

      Bush and Obama adm' s flew coach.

      But ask them, they will defend it. Or, launch into a personal attack on you to take focus off Trump.

      Personally, I have zero desire to come together with them, and you do it at your owns detriment.

      Ever wonder what happened to the Hillary-Killary guy, or MRS. Wikileaks?

      I do.

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      Ara Vahanian 

      7 months ago from LOS ANGELES

      Anyone that goes on an angry rant like TSAD does about how I don't know anything or that I'm somehow clueless they are just wasting their time to go after somebody because they don't have anything better to do. That's how sad this is that people like this have to resort to this kind of behavior. I didn't say anything to this person and they decided to do this and that's really pathetic. That's how a whiny 6 year old who's had their Nintendo taken away from them would act. Let's be clear that if Hillary Clinton had gotten elected, there wouldn't be any reason for this article being written. If someone is going to comment on an article, they'd better comment on it by addressing the article's content. By the way, I have seen Canada with my own eyes. I was there TWICE and saw how much safer it is over there. In Canada there isn't this sense of hostility and belligerence that exists in the US. My uncle tried to get us into Canada years ago but unfortunately we were not accepted so we came here to the US where it has been obviously better than my former home but the US was very different in 1987 than today in 2018. Let's not act like the US is the greatest country in the world because it isn't. Stop putting the US on a pedestal but it is okay to say that you like it. I'm not saying that I hate the US. I was only saying that it has gotten worse and the rise of Donald Trump is only one factor. This is the same man who told Larry King in 1987 that he wouldn't run for President. There may still be a video clip of this online. Let's just all settle down and stick to commenting on the article's content okay?

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      That's right, TSAD!! Maybe you should've been listening to Jack and not the GOTUS in you.

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      Jean Bakula 

      7 months ago from New Jersey

      Erick, Thank you for your kindness, and know I feel for you and your Mom as well. I know you both worked as hard as you could, and certainly don't deserve to be told you are lazy.

      TSAD, you don't read whole posts like Jack. How dare you say I didn't take responsibility and my husband died because of that? It's Republican mind sets that were reponsible for my loss. You don't know me. I was explaining how the middle class is dying, literally dying, because they work so hard.

      My husband worked for what was once a family owned company, for 39 years, 6 days a week. When the parents died, one son wasn't interested in the company, and the older brother was a brilliant engineer, but not a good manager. So when he sold the company, the new owners moved it from NJ to MN. For the first time in 39 years, I spent one night without my husband. But he was the most important one there, and they began to need him in MN for two week periods at a time.

      I have health issues and they were working him 20 hour days. Life got so bad. It became too much. He came home with what seemed like a bad stomach/intestinal issue, and it killed him. Suddenly. In the doctor's office.

      Republicans are downright cruel. The don't understand how regular people live. And it's hard to deal with all the hatred you have for anyone not old and white male. How hard did you ever work? Or are you a trust fund baby? How many times have you been married, and broken your vows? Don't preach to me, you don't know me.

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      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Like Ara said. Jack, we need to settle our differences and find common ground. Arguing won't solve anything. I highly respect you. This is a charged-up atmosphere we're in, and TSAD, I'm sorry for not listening to you. We don't see eye-to eye. Still, we need to be united. I hope well for the both of you.

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      Ara Vahanian 

      7 months ago from LOS ANGELES

      Jack: first of all, thank you for that list it was very interesting. But mainly, I would like to say that in regards to whatever differences we may be having, I pray that you go in the right direction in your life and I hope that GOD can show you what the right way is. We just have differences in opinion that's all. I hope that we can come together as a community and encourage each of us to be better. If I have ever given you a hard time, I am truly sorry. I have basically forgiven you. We can move on from this point and I will try to be better. Sounds good? May your day be brighter.

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      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Actually, the Trumpist regime is spreading faster than both the Thomas Fire and the Cedar fire at the same time. I wouldn't be surprised if Trump wins. What more can you expect?

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      Leslie McCowen 

      7 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Trumpists cannot be reasoned with. We all know their reputation.

      "I could shoot someone and not lose a vote", says Trump.

      We are about to find out if he lied about an affair.....

      Will they investigate and impeach, like their politicians did with a Democratic prez?

      What do you think? I think Trump ws right.

      It's a cult. Like Manson.

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      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      TSAD, Clearly, my reasoning isn't getting anywhere through your thick skull. You hide behind a Trumpist room just waiting for your cronies to pop out. At least Ara, Jean and I are on the same page when it comes to how rancid Trump is to society. Seams you and Jack don't just have GOTUS, you also have Severe Trumpist Cowardice Syndrome, or STCS!!!! And yes, both of you are paranoid by association.

      If you two are leaving, then I challenge any Trumpist to step up and make a false claim. ANYONE WITH ENOUGH BRAINS CAN CHALLENGE ME, ARA, CHRIS OR JEAN AND WE'LL JUST RESPOND BACK!!!!!

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      7 months ago from now on

      Ok, you haven't answered one of my questions and bloviated nonsense which is what I explicitly asked you not to do but knew that was exactly what you would do.

      See Jack, these are the mindsets you think anything you say can change? Ara disappears when I demonstrate what a phony he is ("Personally, I wouldn't live in the US if I had the means to move somewhere else" - awwww he is so downtrodden) and Erick can't even coherently answer a couple questions.

      Of course then you have their heroine, Cape Girl, and we all know her by her reputation. No Jack, spending one more second here is a collossal waste of time. You do have more important things to do, don't you or am I being paranoid?..(-:).

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      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Actually, I'm slightly conservative, unlike Ara and Jean. However, I'm also a Democrat seeking justice from the inexcusable Trumpist and Trumphouse tactics of Donald Trump in fact, while were on the Trumpology of the subject, I should say another Trump-related term; the Trumptable. By Trumpology, all Trumpists must listen to Trump like peons without lifting a finger.

      Jena's husband was killed because he had to move to a different state. Trumpism law forced him to. He and Jean were going to retire together. Unfortunately, he moved on without her, not because he wanted to, but because he was forced to. I heard Jean has a string of chronic illnesses that makes her work life 500 times harder than usual.

      My mom's sick as well. And since Ara and I are Autistic and we are on the same page, we respect each other. In fact, Autistic kids and women are the future.

      My generation may still survive, but Ara's generation, unfrtunately, won't. Autism is the way to go in this world. If I had to choose between a criminal and a severely autistic kid that I was told was not going to make it past special education classes, I would go towards that second option and start intensive therapy to try to teach him/her to speak and learn a language that my mom taught me when I was younger.

      Now, TSAD. Trump isn't entirely at fault. Some of his Russian goons from both the outside and the inside, including Donald Trump Jr, Jared Kushner, and Vladimir Putin, a man I once respected exactly 2 years ago, are to blame for obstruction of justice on a global scale. Donald Trump, a guy I used to idolize back in the late 2000s, is suddenly despised by yours truly, the author of this article. The author's mother predicted Trump would have a dictator complex 1 year before he actually was elected president.

      Don't count your Trumpisms out yet. He's going to go to war with North Korea. There is a 15% possibility that it will happen.

      Just Pray to god that Trump fires Mueller. Please, for the love of god, pray to god for Trump to replace Sessions and Mueller so that America can become a Trumpist society? End the merciless Russia Probe that Trump called "nonexistent"!! Please end the Nonexistent Russia collusion. For your sake, I hope it turns out this way. For my sake, I hope Trump is Impeached before 2020 or November 2018.

      Now, if you'll excuse me. I must bolt.

      The Autistic One.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Psychic is the correct term, thank you for acknowledging that. Also, when will your GOTUS stop? Probably when my TDS Stops?! Nope.

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      7 months ago from now on

      Btw I meant 2021, 22, 23, 24, 25 earlier

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      7 months ago from now on

      And Erick, explain to me how Trump killed Jean's husband and how Trump is responsible for you "nearly" getting arrested. I understand you all are liberals and so are taught never to take responsibility for your lives but blame everything on anyone who wants less intrusive government control over their lives, but explain to me how Trump kills people's husbands and targets you to be arrested...does he have a blacklist with you all at the top of the list?

      And before you bloviate solely to totally avoid answering my questions try to stay on the subjects of my question and give me your answers to them and not an answer to something I didn't even ask.

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      7 months ago from now on

      Ok Erick, I totally understand what you are saying, I was addressing Ara, not you.

      Exactly what is it I said that makes you think I don't understand what you are saying?

      So you think Trump will start a world war in a year or two? Hmmm, haven't even heard his worst detractors say that, guess they don't have your crystal ball. That's a real talent you have there, puts you right in the category of psychos, whoops, I mean psychics, like Sylvia Brown. Only tell me, when it is 2001, 02, 03, 04, 05 and there has been no WW3 what lame excuse do you plan on telling us then?

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      Leslie McCowen 

      7 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

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      Leslie McCowen 

      7 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      His gotus is coming out his ears! And funny, cons never left when Obama was prez, and they said he was destroying America.....neither did Lim-bag-o-wind-baugh, even tho he said he would. And no one put down the USA more than Trump in his campaign. Not Hillary, she said we are already great.

      It wont be long now. Trump's elitism and swamp growing will soon affect them, too.

      There are more than Stormy....and since they impeached a prez for lying, if they held themselves to the same standard, Trump would already be gone.

      And 3 people have now told Mueller that Sessions lied when he said Trumpco had no contact with Russians (duh)

      THIS is a fast sinking ship of fools....last one onboard's a big dummy.

      Trumplestiltskin has no hair.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      OK, TSAD. You really have GOTUS (Glorification of Trumpists United Syndrome) if you don't understand what I'm saying.

      Jean lost her husband because of Trump. I nearly got arrested. World war III will start around 2019-2020.

      I'm trying to open both Jack's and your eyes to the facts. Republicans will not stop.

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      7 months ago from now on

      Which has nothing to do with anything I just said to ARA. What's your excuse, you don't have the means to leave the US either? Why would you stay here, in such a horrible country?

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      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      TSAD. I CAN'T BELIEVE THE BULLSH*T THAT YOU PUT OUT!!!! I agree with Ara on two things. The first thing is that Illegal aliens make up a smaller percentage of people now than this time 2 years ago. The second thing is that the article title fits the bill.

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      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      I agree with Cape Wind Girl and Jean's points. Republicans are scumbags. They are going to throw LGBQT people, people of different religions, color, and mental status, including disabled people, are going to die because of one man and one man alone, and that is Trump.

      Jack. You gave out no real points of view. You don't even feel bad for Jean Bakula's dead husband, who was so taxed with keeping the family business outside his comfort zone, and deserved better. Jean. Wherever you are, I hope you know that I feel for you.

    • tsadjatko profile image

      7 months ago from now on

      So Ara, you think pointing out that other news outlets have shortcomings makes CNN better? Typical liberal tactic, justify your bad behavior by pointing out other's bad behavior - not intelligent reasoning by any measure.

      So what country would you move to if you had the means? Canada? Seems that is where your liberal friends all said they'd go if trump was elected. Do you have something against Canada?-don't tell me you can't raise the means to move to Canada. Don't have to do it tomorrow, just get a plan, start working on it. Or what you are really thinking is "Oh well that's too much work, I'll just stay here where everything is so terrible"? oh and why don't you have the means. People move to and from other countries all the time, hell they come here illegally because it is the best country in the world. They don't have the means but they get here.

      You mean to tell me you are so destitute in this worse country in your world you can't save money for a plane ticket to go to another country? That is the lamest cop out I've ever heard from a liberal, You'd rather suffer here in this terrible country than plan to save money and go to some country you think is better - that's just a lie.You ar an adult aren't you? You must be pretty bad off if you can find the means to get out of this hell hole.

      You see Jack, nothing these people say is the truth and when you nail them on it they lie like he doesn't have the means? Grow a pair and get the means. Since the country you want to go to is so much greater than here I can't believe you can't find a limousine liberal to sponsor your "freedom". Get off your duff Ara, do a fund me and raise the money to leave. We don't want your ilk, America haters, here.

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      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      I'll read all your comments after breakfast.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      7 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Lol at qouting a rev Sun young moon newspaper and calling others looney....! Isn't that the church where the parishoners blessed their assault rifles and wore crowns of bullets on their heads???

      Yeah.....ok. sure. Others are loony, not you.

      And I always see these lists, too. The happy countries. The ones where people dont stress about simply keeping alive. They're always Scandinavian.

      Like Finland, where schools are top rated. They don't have homework, and kids look forward to going to school.

      I believe it is there they have a guarenteed income?

      And Iceland, where women are legally equal, and they actually punished the banks after 2008.

      I think they recently outlawed circumcision, too....calling it a form of torture.

      And actually, Hillary Clinton was mulling around this idea of a universal base income.

      Because no one can argue that America isn't stressful. It's expensive, wages are low, and we're still stuck in this 1950s mentality of catering to "married with children"

      We coddle certain rich people and corporate world so much it makes me sick.

      But I wouldn't live anywhere else in the world.

      We have people from all over the world here. Every nation, every culture, every desperate soul seeking salvation.

      It's our strength, and our very being.

      And, it fosters such a strong sense of love for this place that never will break.

      And thats why we fight everyday, every year, every century.

      We don't want America to become a nation ruled by any one culture, any one religion, any one race of people.

      Or any frigging number at the end of your bank account.

      We don't want this oligarchy, plutochracy.

      We want liberty and justice for all.

      And this clown on top, and the brand of idiots running him do not.

      And I'll be damned if my people came here escaping a dictating tyrant to give it up to this one here and now!

      2 things for me, personally.

      1. Koch bros

      2. Koch bros

      I'm only 3rd generation. Escaped Stalin in Lithuania.....to come here and see US gvt use ex STASI agents to form policy....

      Knowing Koch bros fortune came from working with Stalin....to see them run a major party.

      The buttholes spent 10 years in court destroying what could have been the east coast first wind farm (cape wind), and now, the buttholes are opening up our whole coast for oil drilling.

      I'm not googling now, but I know America has been downgraded from a true democracy. North Carolina was so rigged by the republican party, they didn't even rate as democracy.

      We have a white problem, a male problem, a Christian problem and a Republican problem.

      ALL of them coalescing in this current gubmint in charge.

      The fact that a minority is running things should tell you that is was done corruptly.

      More people voted for a different way, and yet we are stuck under heil Trump.

      Not gonna work. Our love for this country won't let it.

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      Jack Lee 

      7 months ago from Yorktown NY

      FYI, here is list of top 10 coutries to live in -

      https://www.thetoptens.com/best-countries-live-in/

      America is nuber 3 behind Canada and Australia...

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      Jean Bakula 

      7 months ago from New Jersey

      Obama did more to give marginalized and poor people freedom than anyone for years. We never should have let the R's call a lot of programs we pay into all our working lives "entitlements." We earned them, it's OUR money we paid into them.

      And I hesitate to say it, but many in the Deep South are still very racist, as is Trump. He and his Father had a record of not renting or selling real estate properties to people of color. I live in NJ, about 30 miles from Trump Tower, and know about his whole racist and sordid career. He ruined South Jersey with his failed casinos that are still sitting there like ghost towns. He isn't a "deal maker" he is a bully. What has he done for homeless Vets so far?

      I know that will turned around on me and D's get called the racists, but R's almost died when Obama won the second term. Fox News wouldn't call the election win until almost an hour after every other station.

      America isn't bad, as Jack is pointing out. We need new infrastructure. That should be an issue we can come together on. Also some kind of high speed rail, from East to West, and North to South. Also, China does have internet, but it's limited as Jack says, it's not what we have in America. And we surely need internet laws now.

      This is also a secular country and I wish more people talked about that, because Super Conservative Christians are the ones who want to marginalize many groups of people based on their religious views, and Mike Pence is a dangerous man. LGBT people will be killed or thrown off roofs if he ever gets elected.

      Trump mocks handicapped people. He objectifies women. We all have flaws, but this man is scum and makes our whole country look bad. And of course he has ties to Russia which can make him vulnerable to blackmail, that's why he needs to go. He owns many properties there.

      This is why we have to get Trump and him out of office ASAP.

      Obama got us out of the Depression made by George W. Bush.

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      Jack Lee 

      7 months ago from Yorktown NY

      I disagree with Japan and Canada as better countries. I will adress Japan because this is more relevant to this dicussion. Japan is a closed society. Did you know if you are of a mixed race, you are considered a second class citizen? They do not accept foreigners as their own. Very few people immigrate to Japan and only go there for vacations or for work. Japan is very expensive to live. They are also a shrinking society where the birth rate is lower than their death rate.

      The Japanese also believe they are a superior race. It was the drive behind their conquest of Manchria and their drive to rule Asia...and they were only stopped by The Allies in world war 2.

      Don’t argue things you have little knowledge...it makes you appear naive. I am not trying to put you down, just my experience in age has an advantage. I have seen more...

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      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Ara. You make great points.

      BTW, I have to sleep.

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      Ara Vahanian 

      7 months ago from LOS ANGELES

      I agree that CNN may not be the best news source but that's why I said earlier that every news source has a certain bias to it. The whole point of a news network is to sell their stories to the consumer. They have to make $$$ so they have to report what the think is newsworthy in most cases.

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      Ara Vahanian 

      7 months ago from LOS ANGELES

      Personally, I wouldn't live in the US if I had the means to move somewhere else but that's not the point of the article. The point is that it is past tense when we say America was great. Of course the US is better than Iraq, North Korea or Somalia I won't argue with that but it is not better than Japan and Canada, both places which I have visited and would love to live in if I could. The US was great from 1789 all the way through 1980 which is a period of almost 200 years. I admire and greatly respect the Founding Fathers of this country and I even respect the office of the Presidency itself but not the current guy.

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      Jack Lee 

      7 months ago from Yorktown NY

      Arad, you seem like a nice guy but you are misguided. China is one of the most suppressive in the world. Google is blocked. Religion is outlawed. There is no free speech if you criticized the government and as regard to transporation, yes it has some things that are well runned like the high speed trains but the airline is poor, the traffic in Beijing is a nightmare, people disobey traffic lights and scooters run against the traffic flow... I could go on and on...

      I just wish some of you would have an opportunity to travel to some other countries and you will see what I mean. Egypt and Israel, Rome and Naples...all great places for a vacation but not so good for the average person that live there...why do you suppose they want to immigrate here?

      American was great, it got less great under Obama and now it is getting great again...

    • tsadjatko profile image

      7 months ago from now on

      So true Jack, about CNN ratings, but again that is no secret, so what use is there in even talking to people who think CNN is the cleanest (the cleanest?) network?

      CNN is an honest network?

      https://www.google.com/amp/s/twitchy.com/sarahd-31...

      Even people who have worked there will tell you those statements are a joke!

      You can't reason with people who lie in the face of mountains of proof to the contrary.

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      Ara Vahanian 

      7 months ago from LOS ANGELES

      America WAS great but not anymore. Even if those of us here in America are better off than the less developed places, my point is that America isn't the great place she once was. I won't go into it here because the list of things wrong with the US is too numerous to mention. Okay fine the US is better than North Korea but that's not really saying much. I will still be on Erick's side for this article because I tend to believe him and I empathize with him because he makes sense. None of us are perfect and there are no perfect countries in the world. But to say the US isn't bad is being kind of inaccurate. I have actually been to China and there are some things over there that are way better than the US. For example, their public transportation system is miles ahead of most US cities and they manage to keep their streets safe. Compared to 1987 the US is a bad place. Not the worst country in the world but also not one of the best compared to when I was younger. I'm not trying to paint a picture of doom and gloom but people have to stop pretending that the US is this utopia when it is not. Erick has every right to say that the US is a horrible place if he chooses to do so.

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      Jack Lee 

      7 months ago from Yorktown NY

      Erick, CNN’s ratings are in the dumps. They are the poster child for fake news. Their TDS has ruined their reputation beyond repair. In fact, if Trump were to leave tomorrow, their whole channel will have nothing to report...

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      Jack Lee 

      7 months ago from Yorktown NY

      Ara, only in your head. America is great place for all people, including undocumented aliens, and foreigners and non Eglish speaking people. To really know what is a lousy place, you have to travel like me and visit some of the other countries, like Russia and East Germany and Cuba and Venezuela and China...

      Americans are spoiled and even the poorest of us are better off than those in the rest of the world.

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      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      CNN is the Cleanest News Network, not the Clinton News Network. TSAD, GOTUS (Glorification of Trumpists United Syndrome) is a real disease, which you have. CNN is an honest network.

      Ara. You are right as usual. I predicted this title 3 months ago. this article is successful 3 months after I first published it.

      Ara. Check this out. More people voted Yes for Donald Trump's first year than not. How cruel is that?

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      Ara Vahanian 

      7 months ago from LOS ANGELES

      Erick: I have to agree with you that the title of this article is accurate, sadly it is. I wish I did not have to end up saying this but the title is accurate.

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      7 months ago from now on

      The truth hurts doesn't it. Of course you could be hit on the head with the truth and you wouldn't even get a headache.

      https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/aug/4/an...

      Imagine, you loony lefties presume to know who is a conservative? She isn't even a real Republican not to say all Republicans are conservatives, she's a fraud so she fits right in with the Clinton News Network of FAKE NEWS.

      If you people only knew what a laughing stock you are on other forums that follow your hub pages you'd crawl under a rock.

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      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      TSAD!! HOW DARE YOU!!! ANA NAVARRO IS THE BEST CONSERVATIVE NEWS ANALYST EVER!! HOW DARE YOU TARNISH HER NAME WITH FALSE ACCUSATIONS!!!!

      Ara. CNN is normally a channel that I watch. It blurs the line between Conservative and Liberal. It covers both Alt-left and Alt-right aspects. I began taking interest in politics in 2012, but didn't find out about Trump running for president until 2015. CNN is a place where Democrats (Alt Left, and, in rare cases, extremist alt-left) and Republicans (Alt-Right, and extremist alt right Republicans) come together and debate.

      I don't watch CNN all the time. That's for political reasons. Trump Derangement Syndrome is, unfortunately, just as real as the disease I now call Glorification of Trumpists United Syndrome. TSAD has GOTUS. Jack has GOTUS!! Brad has GOTUS!!! So does 31% of the American Population. It doesn't make sense how America voted for Trump over Hilary. I'm very disappointed in Americans, although I'm not going to call them un-American. They had the right to vote just like everybody else.

      Well, I gotta go. From one Autistic person to another

      The Autistic one.

      TSAD. I will give you advice. Next time, don't mess with Democrats, especially a Conservative democrat who cares about gay, bi, or transgender rights, and who cares about blacks and people of color.

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      Ara Vahanian 

      7 months ago from LOS ANGELES

      Just to let you know: she is one of the biggest critics of Donald Trump and always has been. I've seen her speak on CNN so many times. But CNN is a channel I normally don't watch a huge amount of. It must be so tough for you to have to deal with what is going on here at Hubpages.

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      7 months ago from now on

      Ara, my best friend is named Ara and it sickens me to think someone as uninformed and clueless as you sports his name.

      CNN "Republican"(what a joke) Ana Navarro Contributed Thousands and Thousands of Dollars to Democrats! The left wing (and last place) cable news network CNN just loves Ana Navarro, and does so only because of how useful she makes herself to them.

      Because Navarro identifies publicly as a Republican and regularly launches into grandstanding meltdowns about how awful, crazy, stupid, and racist President Donald Trump is, CNN rewards her with all the air time a witless narcissist could ask for. Well, as it turns out, Navarro’s political contributions are about as Republican as the words that screech out of her neurotic mouth.

      An investigation by LifeZette reveals that Navarro has literally donated thousands of dollars to Democrats, hard-left Democrats like — brace yourself — Debbie Wasserman-Schultz. According to Lifezette, over the years, Navarro has donated a total of $1000 to the woman who until recently ran the Democratic National Committee.

      Of the total of $18,000(!) Navarro has donated to Democrats since 1997, former-Senator Bob Graham of Florida received $200, as did New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez. Moreover, in 2006, although control of the U.S. Senate was on the line, Navarro organized three fundraisers for Menendez, who was in a tough re-election battle that he eventually won. Republicans also lost control of the Senate.

      While it is true that Navarro has donated to Republicans of the John McCain, Lindsey Graham, Lisa Murkowski stripe (hardly what people anyone would call conservative), how does her virtue-signaling explanation ( I gave to some D's who bucked Party, stood vs Ortega & Castros) wash with the news that she also donated $2000 to what Lifezette describes as “political action committees known as Democrats Win Seats and Help Elect America’s Team”?

      Ara, you are totally clueless to believe Navarro is "a lifelong conservative" and actually saying so makes you a liar, and justifies concluding that most everything else you espouse to about Trump and or conservatives are nothing but lies.

      See Jack, incapable of honest debate or even reason.

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      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Ana Navarro? Voice of reason? OK, Ara. I think I get your point.

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      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      I voted for Barack Obama in 2012. I'm surprised you voted for Mitt Romney, a republican. I guess I have to choose who I pick. And yeah, Head over to the other article. I believe I have a present for you. I posted a controversial video that'll make you believe otherwise. Just watch the video. One of the things he said was that Donald Trump gets impeached, but only after running 2 terms. He tries to run for a third term in 2024, so I'm right. He's going to try to change the 25th amendment and run for 3 terms. Just read the video. It's right on the other article.

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      Ara Vahanian 

      7 months ago from LOS ANGELES

      By the way, Ana Navarro (a lifelong conservative) and CNN political analyst is what I would call a voice of reason. It is one thing to be a Republican and a conservative but it is another thing to support a man who cares only for himself and his sons.

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      Ara Vahanian 

      7 months ago from LOS ANGELES

      That's right Erick! Let them have it! jack wants to talk about being a voice of reason?? The only thing he is doing is not willing to actually have empathy or understanding for people like Jean who lost her husband. Voice of reason?? The voices of reason are the people that actually take the time to READ, conduct research and do fact checks and that is people like myself and others in the US that actually know what has happened since November 2016. There are good Republicans out there like Mitt Romney who I voted for in 2012. He is a decent family man that is intelligent, articulate, and would actually work well in government. He was the former governor of Massachusetts and it is because of him that those state's residents have good healthcare. John McCain is also a man that I would have supported were he the President. Barack Obama even said that both Romney and McCain are decent men. But did they win in 2008 and 2012? No and instead, this country got what many political analysts and researchers saying is the worst President ever, not just since 1945 but ever. His firing of Andrew McCabe yesterday just hours after he was set to retire with a full pension shows that Trump and Jeff Sessions acted out of spite and McCabe even says that. Let me make this clear: I do not dislike all Republican politicians but unfortunately most of them only care about their wealthy donors, Marco Rubio being one of them.

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      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      YOU ARE A B*TCH!!! YOU ARE A MOTHERF*CKING TRUMPIST HIGH ON TRUMP'S DERANGEMENTS!!!! I HATE TRUMPISTS NOW!!! YOU ARE SIDING WITH HIM?!!! B*TCH!!!! I BELIEVE IN WHAT I WANT, AND TRUMP HAS OBSTRUCTED JUSTICE FOR FAR TOO LONG!!!! 15 MONTHS OF BULLSH*T!!!!

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      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Jack. Freedom of speech was killed last year, 2017. Sure, believe what you want.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      You're right. Perfection doesn't exist. But America as a democracy doesn't exist either thanks to him.

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      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Nice tweet. I agree with John Brennan.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      7 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      No kidding. We have a president that calls democrats unAmerican.

      And seems to me, we had 8 years of screaming "Obama is trying to change America into a socialist, Muslim Caliphate".....lotta hatred. Lotta hatred for Crooked Hillary, too.

      See, Im not as gracious as Michelle Obama. When youze go low....I do too.

      But dont take OUR word for it here on hubpages...look at this....holy cow!

      @JohnBrennan

      "When the full extent of your venality, moral turpitude, and political corruption becomes known, you will take your rightful place as a disgraced demagogue in the dustbin of history. You may scapegoat Andy McCabe, but you will not destroy America...America will triumph over you."

      God bless america.

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      Jack Lee 

      7 months ago from Yorktown NY

      Cape wind girl, some of the items you sighted are just differences in governing by the two parties. When Obama was in office, he created some of these because of his politics, now a Republican is in office, Trump reversed some of them. That is democracy at work. Do you understand that? For you to complaint is like you disagree with our system. If you want to change things, work to elect people that agrees with your views...it is as simple as that. To create hatred of one party or one candidate does not serve our country well. In a perfect world, we all gets what we want but unfortunately, we don’t have a perfect world yet...

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      Leslie McCowen 

      7 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      You didn't lose rights under Obama either. Or Clinton. We did lose rights under the Patriot Act, but come on....military and gvt will always do what it wants. Period.

      Here are some things Dumpy has done tho, from memory, not googling.

      1. Restored the Global Gag Rule. Americans can no longer mention abortion when helping females around the globe.

      2. Taken away the Obama marijuana easements.....it is now back to being a class A drug....maximum penalty.

      3. Removed environmental regulations that keep an eye on big biz using OUR air and water and land....

      4. Sold off OUR public lands to timber, oil and gas industry....including the sacred lands of the First Nation tribes.

      5. Removed lgbt from the census! Like erasing them as if they dont exist!

      6. His House Speaker has said this is a pro-life Congress....meaning anti-abortion Congress.

      7. His VP Pence said they will criminalize abortion in this administration.

      8. His Commission has been disbanded, but it was a voter suppression commission, nothing more.

      9. Most ominous, he is appointing far right, YOUNG judges, to carry out the wishes of this alt right evangelical slice of intolerance we have for a gvt.

      Now, if I googled "Has trump taken away rights?".....who knows what would pop up?

      We have had civil rights movement, American Indian rights movement, Womens rights movement and lgbt rights movement....not even getting into immigrant rights movement.....

      Seems to me, Dems want to ADD rights, Repubs want to take them away.

      And lets cut to the chase on this crap....

      You are not infringed by my having an abortion, being gay, black, or indigenous. Immigration is a different ballgame. BUT, innocent people ARE being infringed by AR 15's.....and it could be my grandson...

      Id rather not leave it up to the goodness of a gun-owners heart....I want them treated as what they are...deadly weapons.

      And this, Trump is not willing to act.....at least, we'll see if he means it that bumpstocks are gone.

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      Jack Lee 

      7 months ago from Yorktown NY

      I don’t mind being the lone voice of reason. It is a free country and you can choose to believe anything you desire. The FACT is no rights have been lost in the past year Trump was elected president. You can make up all kinds of fears and innuendos and anticipations about the future which created this atmosphere of hate and morass on your part and in creating this hub...

      Thank God for the First Amendment.

    • tsadjatko profile image

      7 months ago from now on

      Jack, I commend you for being the voice of reason in this wilderness of Trump Derangement Syndromers.

      But don't you feel kind of all alone here?

      There are plenty Trump supporters on HubPages but ask yourself why are they not helping back you up in dispelling all these lies?

      It's futile, that's why. They make things up, ignore the facts and are impervious to reason. Leave them to themselves in their hate fest, liberals are the unhappiest people you will ever meet. It's in their genes.

      Spend your time on something that matters to you, don't waste it where it can do no good.

      Just the fact their hero was and probably still is Hiliary Clinton negates any credibility they could have to criticize a man like Trump.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      You stated your case. I agree with everyone but Jack. Trump is a mob boss "president" and he should be impeached. It's too late now.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      7 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Dont forget to watch 60 minutes March 25....and remember the woman who filed court papers on him for rape...says he threatened her and her family. Waiting to see how he threatened Stormy.

      And he knows so little of human behavior this guy....doesnt he know if you play with fire, you get burned?

      His vindictiveness is going to come back to bite him in his ample rear....

      And his dalliances as well.

      Look at this sh*t'

      https://twitter.com/Top_Sergeant/status/9747196794...

      And Russians are coming here breeding little Russians on American soil....wake up usa....traitors in the midst.

      And i have nothing against Russians....just the Putin kind.

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      Jean Bakula 

      7 months ago from New Jersey

      He is trying to overturn any rights LGBTQ people have. They have a right to marry, work, and serve in the military.

      His "tax bill" put us a trillion dollars in debt and the taxpayers pay that, plus will pay for his idiotic wall nobody wants except racists anyway. For the first year poorer people may get a tax refund, after that, only the top 1%. It's been proven that the National debt is always worse in a Republican era, and goes down with a Democratic President.

      He wants to kick immigrants out of the country, and not let their parents come here. Yet Melania came to the US with only a work visa. He got her a "genius visa" and she worked in the US before she got that. Also, R's hate chain migration, but both her parents live here now.

      Trump wants to tell women what we can do with our own bodies. Roe v Wade will not be overturned, and he was a Democrat once before, saying he was for this. Now he wants pregnant and abandoned women to be "punished."

      There is no such thing as "clean coal." Why revive a dying industry instead of training people from those areas for clean energy? Why would someone who lost a Grandfather in a cave in and watched his Dad die of black lung want a job in a coal mine?

      He is trying to pull us out of NATO and embarrassing us all over the world with his affairs with porn stars and the like. Bill Clinton's name gets thrown around, but all his affairs were consensual and he and Hillary have an open marriage.

      His love affair with Putin is sick. We have known since Summer 2016 they hacked into our voting system, our power grids and more. Don't think they didn't hack the R's too.

      He is hiring people who have no experience and baiting another unstable leader in North Korea.

      He is afraid to stand up to the NRA. Do you have children? Should they die for going to school?

      These are not made up. He gets his ideas from Fox News, who has no decent journalists, just crazy opinion shows that don't tell the truth. Rachel Maddow and MSNBC are a bit left leaning, but they have real journalists, good ones, who report facts.

      The list goes on Jack and I am sick of humoring you. You are blinded by this crazy man and seem like you will follow him to hell. Don't waste my time.

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      Jack Lee 

      7 months ago from Yorktown NY

      Jean, what specific rights are stripped under Trump? You are making things up and I am not going to let you get away saying this.

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      Jean Bakula 

      7 months ago from New Jersey

      Jack,

      Maybe you should listen to what is happening to other people in the Trump administration as he strips us of Human Rights.Just because it's good for YOU, everything in life isn't about you. You jump to defend him so fast, you don't even read the complete post you are answering, and often miss the main point.

      We don't need TV News at all to know truth. We have heard and seen Trump lie with our own eyes and ears.

      He is running the country like the Mob, making loyalty the most important thing, Omerta. He never had a Board of Directors or any organization in his own company.

      What about nepotism? I know his family isn't getting paid on the surface, but they are all making money off his Presidency. He is breaking laws as I write this. And hypocritical R's don't CARE. He is firing anyone with any government experience. It's only going to get worse, since we have no diplomats or people in the cabinet unless they are his cronies and will agree with anything he says.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      7 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      For people to think someone with gold plated toilets cares about the white working class is pathetic.

      At least people of color and poor people got his number.

      And they are the future.....which is the real reason white people voted for him, imo

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Cape wind girl. You just summed up your points exactly. Trump has no guts to clean up his act. He commits serious crimes. Meanwhile, you middle class and us lower class citizens have paid large sums of money, and for what? NOTHING IN RETURN!!! ONLY BETRAYAL!!!! What Jean said is a sad story. Her husband died because of Trump. That's the bottom line.

      Also, theres a part 2 to this whole NWO that I'm going to write about in a second once I update the article. I'm removing the good part and replacing it with the bad.

      I just read an article about Veterans not receiving help from the VA protection agency. Veterans with PTSD are treated like B*TCHES, just like disabled people, people of color, women, bi, gay, and transgender people.

      If you'll excuse me, I'll make the changes in the other article.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      My mom has worked with Wellness Massage for over 10 years, and it's killing her. In the past 4 years, she had to remove 10 tumors from her body. Death is slowly creeping into her body. I fear she may not last past 55 the way she's working. I am a spiritualist at heart, and I sense all types of energy. My mom's energy is slowly getting sucked out of her. My mom is also overweight, just like me. Unlike myself, who is losing weight, she has maintained her 185-pound frame. She's 64.5 inches, while I'm 69.5-70 inches. The Median is 69.5 inches for me. My dad is 73 inches tall, but weighs 275 pounds, and is Diabetic. He lives in a duplex (he lives in a 2-room, 1-bedroom section that shares space with a residence of 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom all in one house. His living situation is better than my mom's for some reason.It all has to do with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and the planned removal of medicaid in the future.

      Happy writing

      The autistic one.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      7 months ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Yes. Any prez who calls democrats unAmerican deserves no respect. Any prez who doesnt CARE that we were cyber attcked by an enemy deserves no respect.

      Btw, these repubs are going to place a work requirement to get medicaide....most people are on it for serious reasons....i mean, what planet are they onnnnnn?

      Do they think you walk in, say"I want Medicaid. I want food stamps. Gimme"?

      Doesnt work that way. You have to prove you need it.....and it's a pain in the butt.

      I had a friend who had been thrown down the stairs by her husband. Her back was seriously injured, and she tried to get disability or social security, can't remember which.

      Anyway, they kept turning her down, because they said she could get a job where she sits.

      But, she had to get up all the time because of the pain....i mean, it was painful for her to work. But gvt didn't help her.

      And with food stamps....you have to prove a need.

      Not like these rich donors who say give me tax cuts, and it's done.

      Btw, they are paying for the tax cuts by demolishing medicaire, and medicaide...social security.

      And those that were paying taxes at 10% are now paying at 12%...hello, me.

      And my mom's SS has been reduced....

      ALL so the rich have more. Like Mercer....i guess he won't have to pay the taxes he owes after all.

      Trump kids, too.

      11 mil in estate is now tax free.

      Nice gig while you take from the poorest of the poor.

      No respect, disdain.

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      Jean Bakula 

      7 months ago from New Jersey

      Erick,

      You haven't started trouble. It's the people who can't face the truth and live believing their "alternate facts" or as they should be called, lies.

      I like fiscal D's too, and have even voted for R's now and then, but not often. My husband did die from the stress of what his job did to him, and my point was that it isn't a sustainable way to live anymore, for your generation to be loyal to one company for your life. He got screwed in the end, and I got a broken heart. But many people are dying in their 50's from overwork, and you can have all the money in the world in a 401k, and it won't make you happy if you are dead and can't spend it. My husband never got to retire with me, and many of my friends are facing the same--people aren't living longer, they work themselves to death. You are smart and creative, and will find your own ways to support yourself. And many people on Medicaid pay into it, another fact.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      I know. I'll find another method of sustaining myself, with or without medicaid. Thank you for understanding. I know you mean well. I'm sorry for all the trouble I have caused, but you've got to understand that Trump is not a sane man. This TDS that you keep speaking about is the same TDS that's going to help me succeed.

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      Jack Lee 

      7 months ago from Yorktown NY

      Ivan, I am trying to help you but to each his own. You are an adult and you need to be responsible for your choices in life. Don’t depend on government. It will always disappoint you. Have a nice life.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Sorry, but I refuse to read such garbage, Jack!!!!!!!

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      She's right, Jack. he is blinded by Trumpism, which has affected more Americans than the first Two World Wars, the cold war, and the Korean war, combined That's 130 million Americans aged 10-95.

      As for you Jean, I am so sorry about your husband. He was killed by Trump's criminal act.

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      Jack Lee 

      7 months ago from Yorktown NY

      Here are the facts. There are roughly 120 million Americans that work...

      https://www.statista.com/statistics/192361/unadjus...

      All of them will get a tax cut under the reform bill.

      For those like you on medicaid, unfortunately you will not get a tax cut. That is because you don’t pay any and in fact benefit from the rest.

      By my calculation, that is a majority of the people who will benefit from the tax reform bill.

      I know it hurts you but the truth shall set you free.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      You talk about TDS? How about GOTS! "Glorification of Trump Syndrome" because that's what you have, Jack.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Anti-Trumpism at it's best. I'm sorry about your husband. It must've been very tough on your family. I hope you enjoy the un-American Dictator disguised as a President in Donald Trump. I hope you live long enough to see Trump out of the office, but it'll take a universe-changing miracle for Trump to be impeached.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Amen, Ara. Amen.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      ONCE AGAIN, B*TCH, YOU PROVIDE FALSE STATEMENTS!!!!!!! THE TAX REFORM BILL WAS GOOD FOR 0.01% OF AMERICANS, TRUMPS ECONOMIC EFFECT PUT FOREIGN AND FALSE (IMAGINARY (A FIGMENT OF THEIR IMAGINATION (DRUG))) MONEY IN PEOPLE'S RETIREMENT FUNDS, AND AMERICANISM HAS PLUMMETED TO -10 GOOGOLPLEX PERCENT SINCE HIS ELECTION, AND WILL CONTINUE TO EXPONENTIALLY NOSEDIVE AT A RATE OF -2^X^X^X^X^X^X^X^X% EVERY PLANCK TIME UNTIL HE IS IMPEACHED!!!! THE DEMOCRATS HAVE NOTHING TO OFFER BUT HONESTY!!!!

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      Jean. I give you credit. you've done your research. But those 30% might be skewed a little bit up to 68% of the country agreeing with him. I don't like socially conservative people. I only like fiscally conservative Democrats. I like Republicans too, but not the Trumpist Republicans.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      My mom used to make $60,000/year in 2014. Now, she's lucky if she makes $10,000 this year. She's growing weak, there isn't enough money for anything, and this iMac (with a little TLC) may be the last iMac that my mom or dad buys in more than a decade. Everyone has been affected by Trump's Jobs and Tax Cuts Act. It enables tax breaks for the rich and tax hikes for the poor. THe rich have 0.5% tax, while the middle and lower class have 15 and 35%, respectively.

    • Ivan Hernandez profile imageAUTHOR

      Erick Hernandez 

      7 months ago from Maintaining The Ivan Brand in Total Nonstop Ivan

      PURE BULLCRAP, JACK!!!! YOU ARE A TRUMPIST FOR LIFE!! I CAN'T BELIEVE WE FOLLOW EACH OTHER!!! YOU ARE A B*TCH WHO CAN'T HANDLE THE TRUTH!!!!!

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      Jean Bakula 

      7 months ago from New Jersey

      My husband and I saved over a half million dollars in a 401k. We were lucky, at first it was a small, family owned business, and he didn't even contribute to it, they needed him so much. I was speaking of the majority of people who struggle so much and have so little, I actually care about them.. I have chronic health issues and knew I had to work harder in my younger years before it got worse. He was watching out for me as a good husband does, in preparation for a day where he might not be here for me, and his worse fears came true. Most people CAN'T save, the cost of living a middle class life is too expensive. He was forced to move across country and got so sick being apart from me, and so miserable they would do that to their most valuable employee, he ended up so ill. You are so high on Trump's lies you didn't read it right.

      You believe a sociopath, a liar, a crazy person. You see him and his tweets all day long. And you think he's good for our country? I can't continue this with you, you are blind.

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      Jack Lee 

      7 months ago from Yorktown NY

      Wow, Jean...TDS on full display. You have said more about yourself and who you are in this last posting. I feel bad for you and your husband. The fact that some people did not save for their retirement is no one’s fault except themselves. It was something we were all taught from early on. The government provided the 401k and 403b plans so that people who worked can save easily. Why some do not is a mystery to me. Most companies, even the large evil corporations, contribute a matching fund up to a certain percentage. Why some choose not to participate is a mystery. Sad...

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