People say that the internet can be boring. Not so, in my opinion it is virtually a compendium of the sum of human knowledge. Such, that something like this would be possible was just a dream 50 years ago.
After, I looked at this article and seeing the mapped graphics, I expressed pride in the Northwest and Northeast as regions of "naturally progressive people". If if were not for my spouse and her love of the semi-tropical clime, those areas would be what I would like to call home.
Startling information and graphs, have a look....
http://billmoyers.com/2014/02/28/dog-wh … ple-voted/
Wow! That shocks even me. I've lived in Oregon all my life except for four years in the Missouri Ozarks (THAT was an eye opener!).
I think we can see which party owns the future, though, unless the other one figures out how to appeal to a broader demographic.
But yes, it is SO Important to vote in this coming election. I know Hillary is not an easy candidate to rally behind for many people, but the alternative is scary. I might add that it is even more important to get out and vote for Senators and Representatives who will actually work for the people, if any can be found.
I think people need to put aside rhetoric and party, and really look at what the candidates are truly representing. Far be it from me to tell anyone who is lying, and who is corrupt, and who is not... that really comes down to YOUR level of dedication into digging into their backgrounds, and their actions.
And I don't mean, take the word of the NYTimes or FoxNews or whatever you choose to get your 'information' from... I mean, google their history, use youtube to watch interviews they did 20 years ago... I know I have, and ONE of them is fairly consistent in what they said 20 years ago, and today.
We don't really know what Trump will do... we know what he states he wants to do, and we can go back and watch what he was saying 5, 10, 20 years ago, which helps back-up a lot of what he says, he believed it then... he believes it now... so it is probably exactly what he wants to do, no 'politician' can keep a lie going for 20 years, none of them ever have.
Hillary however is an entirely different case, we do know what she will do, because she has done it as a 1st Lady, as a Senator, and as Secretary in Obama's Administrations. Hillary will complete the work begun more than 20 years ago when Bill was President. When they helped pass along NAFTA, the 94' Community Reinvestment Act, the Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act that actually deregulated the financial sector and allowed investments houses to also be banks, and so much more that has helped cripple a Worker's ability to make a good wage.
Hillary will also complete the work Obama has begun as well, which remains incomplete. Laws like TPP and WTO hang in the balance, more than one Supreme Court Justice, without which the dismantling of the Constitution cannot be achieved, which is the ultimate goal, to permanently change what this country is to fall in line with the likes of China and Russia and expand upon international controls that supersede national sovereignity.
I hear you....
I also know Trump to be a racist, going back to housing discrimination that he signed off on while managing properties in New York City, during the 1970's That doesn't change either, no more than a teaspoon of sugar on excrement will make it sweet, all of the sudden.
I can only hope that Clinton has learned from her husbands' Presidency in the Nineties, what has worked and what has not and not to repeat mistakes.
I know what Donald Trump, an authoritarian, wants to do and do not find it palatable in the least.
by K.D. Clement 10 months ago
Wish fulfillment: How to get a car when you can't afford one?
by BlissfulWriter 7 years ago
Do you think people have become more selfish than say 50 years ago? By selfish, I mean more concerned for own self-interest and own financial benefits, rather than thinking of the community as a whole or doing things that will give other financial benefits instead of ourselves.I know some of...
by Jim 3 years ago
I already had one post about low traffic. Here is another one. It just keeps going down. I was excited at first about being on Hubpages, but that has changed. Traffic was going up, and I was enthused about writing again. From my high point on hub traffic, which was on September 7, my traffic has...
by amymarie_5 6 years ago
Ever call in sick because you can't afford gas?I have to call in sick today because I can't afford to put gas in my car. Yes, I am that broke. Living alone, making a huge car payment each month and taking a paycut at a new job has finally taken it's toll on me. Anyone else going through...
by pgrundy 8 years ago
I spent the day in Indiana taking my 23-year-old son to the doctor. He's been deathly ill for two weeks and has taken a turn for the worse over the last couple days. He has no health insurance, so I went so he could get treated. (I paid.)The doctor said he probably had flu the first week, possibly...
by RGNestle 8 years ago
How can you learn to write music if you can't afford to take a class?I can come up with tunes and hear my music with full accompaniment, but I don't know how to put the notes on paper! Is there a source on the Web or somewhere else that will help me learn? (Remember, I'm broke! No work, no savings....
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|