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What is wrong with the Trump Presidency?

  1. jackclee lm profile image73
    jackclee lmposted 8 weeks ago

    To be fair and balanced, here is my opinion on the Trump Presidency.
    Stick to the core issues that got you elected. Don't be distracted by the swamp that you were suppose to drain.
    Take care of the top 3 or 4 items in your contract wih America. The media and protesters be damned.
    They will come around when you deliver positive results like cutting the taxes and deficits and build the wall and fix our infrastructure and repeal ACA...
    Stop picking fights and talk to the American people.
    That is what Reagan did and you should follow a winning formula.

    1. Credence2 profile image83
      Credence2posted 8 weeks agoin reply to this

      Trump lack both the personality and temperament to focus on big picture rather than constantly being distracted by the petty and insignificant.  The mission ahead requires an adult and a statesman and we have neither in Donald Trump. Trump is well out his element, IMHO.

  2. Live to Learn profile image81
    Live to Learnposted 8 weeks ago

    My personal opinion is that Trump flounders around looking to find ideas which garner popularity. He doesn't really care about any of the issues. He can be swayed. He focuses on what he thinks people who will vote for him want to hear. No matter how small that part of his constituency is. He should focus on what the majority of the voters who put him there put him there for. I honestly don't think the majority was overly enthralled with the idea of paying large sums of money for the wall. I think why most people put him there is because of that swamp. Finding ways to fix the swamp should be his primary objective and then everything else which can benefit the majority of the American people will be closer to being achieved.

    He isn't a dictator. He should focus on helping restore an environment where democracy can actually serve the people.

    1. jackclee lm profile image73
      jackclee lmposted 8 weeks agoin reply to this

      He is not following the polls.
      He was elected mostly on fixing the immigration problem which has been around for 30 years and getting worse. Building the wall is just one piece of it.

      The reason he is getting so much push back from Democrats and Republicans is because they don't agree with the people on this. They want the cheap labor and the votes and the divisiveness among the people and they don't want to solve this problem... don't you see. They are the swamp and they like it that way.

      1. Live to Learn profile image81
        Live to Learnposted 8 weeks agoin reply to this

        Fix this. That's the important thing. Everything else, if it is the people's will, will fall into place.

  3. Castlepaloma profile image28
    Castlepalomaposted 8 weeks ago

    People can't fix for what is always going to be brocken. The man needs a hospital not a job of being a wreaking ball. Get rid of negative people like Trump, for he will only fill the swamp up with more of his own beurocrocs and billionaires.

    1. jackclee lm profile image73
      jackclee lmposted 8 weeks agoin reply to this

      Really, the alternative of Hillary would be just dandy for you...

      Trump has done more for this country than you will ever achieve and that was before he ran for President.
      You can't be qualified to tie his shoe...

      Anyone belongs in the hospital are those with TDS and those protesters that are violent belong in jail.

      1. Castlepaloma profile image28
        Castlepalomaposted 8 weeks agoin reply to this

        Hilary? Two evils, don’t make an over all positive result.

        I am not fit to tie Trump's shoes, lol!!!.

        That fat, old fart, megalomaniac, phony, con artist who is not fit to lick my boots.  Often I defend Trump; people would say Trump is not even fit to eat with the pigs, rats or snakes. & I say he is.

        I was fit enough to Built a sandcastle for Trump world Casino. My unreal job is building sand sculpture is like Trumps unreal job of pro wrestling. It was nice of Trump not sue me, like with CNN or his world record scale of lawsuits. Or He did fire me like many on the apprentice or on his staff.

        Working Pro Bonno, not my first time & not my last. Sorry Trump, I can’t work for you anymore, when all your Corrupted Casinos went bankrupted. Trump had his name on the sandcastle. So what, all sandcastles crumble. It’s not a statue of liberty he’s destroying; the lady is not a 10 like his wife, counting her face lifts.  I wonder what do fake boobs feel like. She better be careful by his last immigration laws she can be deported, then move to the next.

        Although unionizing my artist was like herding cats, yet failed. The sandcastle turned out beautiful motivated by Jenno not shooting me. Now Trump is king of the Universe. His road record of negative con results would out do his pros for humanity. I built in 3 ego villages that is a humanity act, not fossil energy.

        He will would never achieve enough positive result like my 25 world record scale sculptures to his one world record of negative lawsuits.  I have won 185 international award in my field, what positive awards has Trump won?.

        No Trump is not fit to do anything really positive for me. He has the attention span is of a 4 year old and his destruction is of a wreckting ball.

      2. Marisa Wright profile image93
        Marisa Wrightposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

        I do wish Trump supporters would stop excusing his behaviour by saying "Hilary would've been worse". 

        That's irrelevant now.

        1. Live to Learn profile image81
          Live to Learnposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

          I'm curious to know why it might be irrelevant. Especially in light of accusations made. 'Those who voted for Trump should apologize' 'Those who voted for Trump are ignorant' 'Those who voted for Trump are racist nationalists'.

          I know it is difficult to understand this but many who voted for Trump saw it as absolutely no choice, given that the only alternative was Hillary. I don't see that as supporting Trump but more along the lines of pointing out that it is the lesser of two evils we are talking about and two evils was all we had to go with.

          1. jackclee lm profile image73
            jackclee lmposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

            It is irrelevant because it is like cryimg over spilled milk...
            You can't change the past.
            Hypotheticals serves no purpose.

            No apologies necessary either.
            We as a country gets to choose our leaders. It it works out, great, we re-elect him.
            If it doesn't, we get to choose again in 4 years. That is the beauty of our system, you should have learned that in civics class.
            In some other countries, they settle this with riots and coups. We don't want that here do we?

          2. promisem profile image95
            promisemposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

            The people who voted for Trump did so in the primaries over more qualified, experienced and mentally stable candidates. They could have stopped him then. They did not.

        2. promisem profile image95
          promisemposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

          Yes, it is already very old, and we will continue to hear it for decades to come.

          Just like the claims that she and Bill have murdered a lot of people to get to their place in politics. That started when he first ran for President, and the haters still spread it today.

          Funny thing is, I don't like either one and didn't even vote for him. But at least I'm not obsessed with hating them.

  4. Kathryn L Hill profile image87
    Kathryn L Hillposted 8 weeks ago

    Trump cannot be compared to Reagan in any way, (even though Reagan had been a movie star.) 

    Trump was elected because the people like to mingle politics with the entertainment industry. They no longer have a grasp on reality. They think, "Okay, a (literal) wall would do the trick!" and "Okay, he says he can bring back jobs and fix the economy! Of course, he can!" " Oh Boy! He will bring back private health insurance that will be affordable for all!"

    Movie stars always bring forth the proverbial Hollywood ending!

    No matter who got in or gets in, the globalists have us. There is no Hollywood ending.
    Darn.  sad

    1. Castlepaloma profile image28
      Castlepalomaposted 8 weeks agoin reply to this

      Hollywood represents American culture and many icons had trouble with Trump. Even the Pope claim Trump is not Christian, maybe the Pope had to forgive him because the Vatican's has greed too. Trump will get to kill millions of people by war and much more so fossil energy.

      Regan basic thinking is that wealthy people are job creators. To boost a sluggish economy is to cut taxes on those job creators so they can, you know, create more jobs. In other words, the good fortune of the nation's richest citizens would eventually trickle down to the less well-off parts of society.
      NOT!!!
      Stock markets were booming, corporations were raking in windfall profits, people were doing lots of coke .... it was a great time to be alive and extremely wealthy. It never trickled down as supposed wages for lower- and middle-class Americans, they haven't since. Income inequality became significantly worse during the Reaganomics years, at least partly leading to the "one percent"
      An insane $2.7 trillion debt, thanks in large part to defense spending meant to combat communism. Maybe Rocky or Chuck Norris can save us. My bet is on the Aliens to be our saviors like the Pope says. Or if we collective come together and go after the Greedy Wealthy 1%.

      1. Kathryn L Hill profile image87
        Kathryn L Hillposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

        "Or if we collective come together and go after the Greedy Wealthy 1%."
        How ?

        1. Castlepaloma profile image28
          Castlepalomaposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

          I"m not frontline brave that is why I'm safe in South America.

          Your on your own for now.
          When everyone is so abused, sick and tired of the greedy. When they can't take it anymore. Then will be the revolution starts of unstopable people. Then when the big bankers and oil king go to prison.

          When it is law and manetory that green energy, water ,waste and food be healthy. Not billionaire in exspentive suites creating dictatorship without good reason.

          When 80% of the collective consciousnes of the people creates an unspotable force yet a few will get killed. It's always happens throughout human history.

      2. jackclee lm profile image73
        jackclee lmposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

        You have no understanding of Reagan and his administration. Your views are so far off base, you are the 1 percent who thinks Reagan was a terrible President. Guess what, the other 99 perfent disagree. Reagan was re-elected by 49 states majority in his second term.
        He faced down the Soviet Union and he brought about the biggest economic boom for 20 years...
        His star wars defensive missile system is protecting us today. You are wrong about the deficits. The deficits under Reagan was partly created by a Democratic controlled Congress... Comgress has the purse string.  They broke their promise to cut spending...
        You don't know your history and your diatribe against Reagan and Trump shows your ignorance and anger. I must have touched a nerve with you. You need help...my friend.  Haha

        1. Castlepaloma profile image28
          Castlepalomaposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

          1.You don't know your history and your diatribe against Reagan and Trump shows your ignorance and anger. I must have touched a nerve with you. You need help...my friend.  Haha

          CP- Oh Boy, lots of misinformation, maybe you can help me, sort this mess out. Since I know me better than anyone in the world. Being unattached to the vast majority of things allow me to give a lots of love. I must return your package of gifts to me, to its rightful owner, you. Like anger, I got angry once in my adult life with my wife, for she was a megalomaniac like GW Bush and Trump. In which I handle Bush and Trump personally much better , no angry at all, from the experiences with her.
          Being against or getting angry is not productive for effect intended or desire. It’s wasted time &, shows incapable, incompetent and inefficient operating procedures These bullies will have the same results of unhappiness as they are fighter not lovers.
          History- I loved natural history since age 2, built plenty of historical museum displays and travel a hundred countries for first handed evidence.  Don’t understand organized superstition and political fairy tales yet spiritual sided.

          2.You have no understanding of Reagan and his administration. Your views are so far off base, you are the 1 percent who thinks Reagan was a terrible President. Guess what, the other 99 perfent disagree.

          CP- Regan gave congratulations to our team for the first world record sandcastle in 1985. Still think nuclear arms buildup and poor giving to the rich is a grand failure. To be surpass  by worst failure ( in time) Trump. add the Natural Environment dumping to his resume & to our greatest threat to mankind.   
          Where in the world did you get the stats that only 1% of American find Regan is a  terrible president?

          I must be worst extreme conservative.  I think hierarchy is a horrible system, lets abolish US Federal Government & their mercenaries for the greedy wealthy. The Pope said he wants a healthy natural environment & to solve poverty and a whole bunch of untraditional Catholic things that make good sense. Don’t know his real intension and something I don’t agree, yet those are the majors ones, let them fake it, till we all make it.  These Presidents break the nature laws and the Religious law of killing and stealing. Authorities kill more than the public dose.

          3.    Reagan was re-elected by 49 states majority in his second term.

          CP- I don’t care if it was got 50 States, he maybe the republican God. No nuclear and no over feeding the greedy is not A good policy for the natural environment. Although Trump is by far worst on the environmentalist. I became an environmentalist because of Regan & his lack of concerns.
          Their plenty who would say. He embraced the "greed is good" philosophy. We worship wealth wail poor people are lazy, stupid, and are poor because they made bad decisions, it's easier to cut them off and let them fend for themselves. Reagan's tax decreases largely benefited the very richest at the expense of the poor. Rather than the ability to solve such problems as wealth inequality, poverty, education, climate change, unemployment, and other issues.

          4.    He faced down the Soviet Union and he brought about the biggest economic boom for 20 years...His star Wars defensive missile system is protecting us today. You are wrong about the deficits.

          CP- Deficits under Reagan was partly created by a Democratic controlled Congress... Congress has the purse string.  They broke their promise to cut spending...

          Let be honest and call it like it is. About 90% missile between Russia and US is not defence, it’s a threat to mankind 40 times over. US military budget is not a defence Budget, it is by far the most offence operation for the greedy whites predominantly, Russia and US. Trumps cold war with Russia has revamped in the most dangerous way to own the world. Trumps divorce with Putin is coming up. Just add the BRICS gold and the US paper & oil $ crash, you got war.

          1. jackclee lm profile image73
            jackclee lmposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

            Man, I don't know how your wife put up with this stuff...
            You need to get some help.

            Where do you think the treasures of the Vatican come from?
            They did not come from communist and socialist coutries or its citizens.

            The Pope is just a figure head. He knows nothing about economics. He can complain about social injustice but he cannot fix the world economy or resolve wars among nations.

            Do you know what does work?
            Peace through strength... that was Reagan's philosophy. What is yours?

            1. Castlepaloma profile image28
              Castlepalomaposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

              Oh Mighty one, how can I find help myself, when I am too busy giving so much happiness, healthier living and wiser idea to others. How can I improve? always can improve. Some I don't need their approval

              My wife tried to steal my daughter, what would a good father do to put up with that. Work ethic and love had my daughter follow in my footstep as an artist, environmentalist & best friend. Honest work and love  is the best formula for all societies. Megalomaniacs, just get rid of these unkind negative people,

              Yes the Vatican is the (per capita) wealthiest country in the world, it's greed does draws a big sceptic side from the rest of the world and mine. I only cherry pick all the best things, like what the Pope says as I do with every group, then incorporated into my world.

              Sure even Hitler had a few good thing about him, yet no man deserve a whole eternality in hell, maybe 50 years.LOL. Glad Pope cancelled that one. One I'm sure hell on earth is American wars on 20 - 30 million people, in 22 major wars in 20 years. Most Americans do not even want wars. Same story the wealthy make great profits from stealing and killing. My only faith is in the majority people's love and work to change these greedy monsters causing the greatest killer of all, Poverty.

              1. jackclee lm profile image73
                jackclee lmposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

                America is not the enemy and if you think that you are hopeless.
                America has done so much good by generating wealth and technology to help mankind... and defend freedom around the world and fight the wars that no other group can win...
                It is by no means perfect but it is close to any other nation on earth.
                You need a "that's a wonderful life" moment. Just imagined a world without America...
                Tell me what you come up with...
                I dare you.

                1. Castlepaloma profile image28
                  Castlepalomaposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

                  I loved old America much, & much of the world like the American today, it those greedy ones need to be put under control.

                  I try to help out, as many poor sucker as I can, when these suckers choose the source of their wage slavery owner rather than me. Not up to date to American income tax, I do know US lack a great deal of health care and other benefits are bad.  Yet great military, prison and angels do well. What do I care then?

                  Average Canadians pay 42.5 per cent of their income in taxes report. They pay more in taxes than food and rent. I got another way for freedom and healthier living else where. They ARE coming for your pension and they will get it all. Keep helping the Wealthy and missiles, see where it takes you.

                  1. jackclee lm profile image73
                    jackclee lmposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

                    You know greed is a funny thing. It is in the eye of rhe beholder.
                    Bill gates amassed a fortune founding Mocrosoft and became the richest man on earch worth 90 billion. Is that greed? He announced he is donating a large poetion to charity and his foundation...which is helping people around the world with health care and education...

                    It was his intellect that created a software company that increased the productivity of millions.
                    If it wasn't for the "greed factor" do you think Microsoft would be the company it is today?

                    Keep you holy sanctity in Canada along with your healthcare and 43% taxes... where is your Bill Gates?

                2. promisem profile image95
                  promisemposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

                  America is not the enemy. Extremists in America are the enemy.

                  1. jackclee lm profile image73
                    jackclee lmposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

                    Who is extreme? The left in this country are extreme to me.
                    I am conservative and 40% of America is conservative. 90% of the media are liberal. So who is extreme? Tell me...

              2. Live to Learn profile image81
                Live to Learnposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

                Guess you won't be giving any helpful tips on humility.

  5. Kathryn L Hill profile image87
    Kathryn L Hillposted 7 weeks ago

    Those who blame others or institutions for their woes and problems, are not taking the blame where it belongs: On oneself.

    1. jackclee lm profile image73
      jackclee lmposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

      That is well said. Does it also apply to Trump haters who blames him for everything?

      1. Kathryn L Hill profile image87
        Kathryn L Hillposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

        Well, Yes!

        1. Castlepaloma profile image28
          Castlepalomaposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

          I've Never hated anyone, never against anyone, only raised my voice once in angry to my ex. I've never been jealous, not even to God or Trump urrpp. Never stolen or harmed anyone in my life. If you guys keep vomiting urrl this nonsense of things I don"t do. I going to puke, it's a waste of our time rather than advancing anywhere. if I need help, I will ask for it & hope you do the same.

          Humanities acts - Building a complete green energy & healthy house eco  villages & system in Bolivia. Also build eco houseing that 90% of you could afford. What are you all doing for your own health and everyone else's, since we are all environmental organism first

          I offer mental illness help to poor Trump, maybe pick out a nice rubber room for him. Maybe offer my heart too, anything to save America.

          1. Kathryn L Hill profile image87
            Kathryn L Hillposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

            Who could save America better, you, castlepaloma or Trump? Could you take on the politicians who want to stop you at every turn, because they have been bought by the globalists? Could you speak to the American people and help us stay calm amidst all the BS being thrown our way from all sides? Could you attempt to deal with foreign policy and try to overcome and resist whatever forces there are trying to over power us, destroy us and delude us? Could you keep the taxes low enough so that we can live, survive and thrive??
            If so, how would you do it?
            Curious

  6. Kathryn L Hill profile image87
    Kathryn L Hillposted 7 weeks ago

    down on Trump?
      why? when he's trying his best. Since when do we not support a president?

    1. promisem profile image95
      promisemposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

      When he is put into power by Vladimir Putin.

  7. profile image60
    Tennesseetaterposted 7 weeks ago

    I am down on Trump because he is in way over his head and won't or can't admit it. Therefore, he is willing to let the country fall from the graces of human descency. Starting with breaking so many rules concerning the hiring of his cabinet. The emoluments clause, the nepotism rules, 42 member family for secret service, outrageous security costs for New York Residence and Mar A Lago. And it goes on and on and on.....if all if these exceptions to the norm are allowed now; we are just allowing precedents for each of these concessions
    In other words, the office of the Presidency just lost its class forever.
    Within the first month of his presidency, Trump and Ivanka took off to China to......deal with that God awful trade imbalance. Right? Oh no, not now. They've been trying for years to get the Trump trademark in China. Mission accomplished, as well as the Ivanka brand.
    Lets see...Trump is working on a deal to rent lots of space in a Trump property to The Defense Department.
    You do realize that 45 was to relinquish all of his business dealings to his sons.
    So after these past few weeks, what with all if the firings, resignations, and some 300 unfilled positions still unfilled, do you really think Ivanka and Jared were the best choices for Senior advisors. Oh my God, we are the laughing stock if the world.
    But, in reality, the Republicans who still have a backbone, are beginning to see the chickens coming home to roost. They are seeing the writing on the wall. They are reading their constituents mail.They are hearing their constituents voice mails. They watch the news. All of it. They see the turmoil. They are embarrassed. They have families that are beginning to state their concerns. They are scared. And they should be. There's a skunk in the woodpile.
    This many lies coming from a sitting President could only spell one thing....Russia! Coming to a court near you!
    .

    1. Kathryn L Hill profile image87
      Kathryn L Hillposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

      Could you please enlighten us as to the rules he has broken?
      What businesses is he running?
      What is wrong with "renting lots of space"  to the Defense Department if it is needed?


      Q. Why would someone want to try to be president?
      A. There ARE financial advantages to becoming president. Something wrong with incentives to doing a job few would do otherwise?


      So, to you, Trump is nothing but a greedy loathsome monster.

      I really beg to differ.

      1. Will Apse profile image89
        Will Apseposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

        The profiteering of the Trump family on the back of Donald Trump's newly enhanced celebrity is pretty well covered.

        The one that struck me was the doubling of the initiation fee for Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort. It jumped from $100,000 to $200,000 immediately after his election.

        His kids are using his name to sell US property to wealthy Chinese investors.

        His wife sued a newspaper on the basis that they had damaged her ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ to launch multimillion-dollar businesses.

        The presidency has been monetized as never before.

        So, conflicts of interest are something to be concerned about.

        A few: https://www.theatlantic.com/business/ar … ts/508382/

        1. promisem profile image95
          promisemposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

          You can post a thousand facts and a thousand links, but some people will never admit they are wrong.

          1. Kathryn L Hill profile image87
            Kathryn L Hillposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

            A thousand facts and a thousand links ... all of which mean what?
            That trump is a greedy loathsome monster?

            1. promisem profile image95
              promisemposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

              It means what I said. "Some people will never admit they are wrong."

  8. Kathryn L Hill profile image87
    Kathryn L Hillposted 7 weeks ago

    "Russia! Coming to a court near you!"  Maybe you would approve.

  9. Kathryn L Hill profile image87
    Kathryn L Hillposted 7 weeks ago

    … just because some/most of us have no concept of gigantic sums of $$$$ and Donald Trump happens to, doesn't mean he is not a feeling, thinking, caring human being ... with a heart and an urgent concern for America's financial/economic future.

  10. Kathleen Cochran profile image85
    Kathleen Cochranposted 7 weeks ago

    Really, the alternative of Hillary would be just dandy for you..?  I'd go back to being less than responsible with emails in a New York minute.  Being irresponsible with the entire country is much worse.

    1. jackclee lm profile image73
      jackclee lmposted 7 weeks agoin reply to this

      Being irresponsible is in the eye of the beholder...to some, President Obama was irresponsible in so many ways and yet the media and the left gave him a pass...
      This bone picking on Trump is so interesting to watch...
      Every little thing and every word he tweets is taken into a bigger mountain...out of a molehill...
      Why can't people just take him at his word that he is there to help our country rebuild. MAGA

 
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