Do you hope President Trump is a success, or a failure for America?
Why would anyone want him not to be a success for America?
You either have to be anti-American, and be in favor of a one-world-globalized government of subjugation and slavery for all, or just clueless and consider the whole Dem-Rep Lib-Con issue as something akin to a sports game where your 'team' wins or loses.
You can hate the guy all you want... think he is just the most uncouth, belligerent idiot ever to hold the office... but you should still WANT him to be successful for the country.
Ken, that was my first thought. I agree.
Makes sense doesn't it? We should want any president to be an overwhelming success. Personally I think President Trump will be fantastic.
Of course we want Trump to be a success. Its just that his version of success doesn't jive with 'the majority' who did not vote for him - which is why protests. He is obviously capable of profound manipulation. He certainly has the potential, ha!
So it is okay then to use Russian hackers to help a candidate win? Can we do that to Russian elections? You bet not. Sorry...success, win win dangle the carrot and push the envelope don't apply in our US Election process.
Ewent: Once there's evidence of that, we need to take action. As of now, there's not a crumb of evidence that the Russian hack of the DNC influence voters.
Did the Russians cause Bernie to drop out of the primary that he was winning?
Success or failure of a President is a relative term. Some people think Obama was a success while others think he was a complete failure. I think it depends on ones values and beliefs systems which are tempered by what news you believe in. If Trump meets your expectations then he is a success, if he doesn't then he is a failure.
Trump is currently playing to his base that got him elected. He has not reached out to those who didn't vote for him. In my view, I hope he changes his behavior and focuses on what is important for this country to succeed, not just try to fulfill his pledges to his base.
With Republicans being in charge of the house and the senate. He will be a great success to their agenda, but not to those who don't agree with their agenda. I hope he is a great success to all the people of this country, not just one party or the other. But I also believe that it will be very difficult for him to accomplish in the next four years.
You thought the last 8 years was a success!
The Difference is Pres. Obama has the Irrefutable FACTs on his side ~ In Summation, his 8 Year TENURE Resulted in MIRACULOUS Economic Resurrection & Success by almost every MEASURE ~ Moreover, he provided PEACE of MIND not INSANE Instability
I agree, Mike. That is the problem with our country now. 2 opposing world views...what is success for one is the opposite for the other. We had 8 years of Obama and now it is Trump's turn. Give him a chance but block him within the law...
Hardly, Brad! Here is what he wrote: "Some people think Obama was a success..."
If anyone cares 2 actually PERUSE the Trump Ryan AGENDA, you'll find Gigantic TAX Cuts for WALL Street, Diluted or CANCELLED Health Care for most Americans, Contaminated Waterways, Cuts in Medicare & Social Security etc ~ Trump will be STOPPED
MORE Bad News 4 "Delusional Donald" & his FAILED Pseudo-Presidency ~ JCPenny 2 Shut-Down approx 130 Stores & Dist. Centers leaving 6,000 AMERICANs Jobless ~ I guess Drumpf BRIBING them with a LICENSE 2 DUMP Toxic WASTE doesn't apply
What??? Fulfilling his campaign promises is what he got elected on and is what he needs to do to make America great again. You lost, not us.
Mariah ~ First of all, "Dumpy Trump" LOST by nearly 3 MILLION Votes ~ Secondly, while your hero Donny is desperately trying 2 "TWEET" his way out of IMPEACHMENT, High Volume Employers like JCPenny are SHUTING Down on his Disasterous Watch
The last 8 years were the biggest success this country will have. What do you suppose the cost of reducing the EPA to only 5,000 employees will be when some states have 5 or more SuperFund Sites that require cleanup or end up as another Love Canal?
We lost Mike, it was apparently another drive by Mike. LOL
Bradmaster...All of the middle aged Masters of the Universe who are lapping up the Trump lies only prove just how politically and business naive they are.
What kind of employer uses wages he owes to employees to pay a money laundering fine? Trump
His idea of success will regress the United States back a hundred years. Women's Rights, LGBTQ rights are already being eroded. Racism and anti-Semitism are INSIDE the White House right now. The very air we breathe and the water we drink are being allowed to be polluted. Healthcare for the middle class and poor is being eviscerated in favor of profits for the health care INDUSTRY. Freedoms of speech and the press are being eroded. Programs for the people like Social Security and Medicare are being lied about in order to make them good for the greedy and NOT the people.... etc etc etc
These are sad times for us.
This didn't answer the question asked, though it would appear that you have already given up any hope after just one month that President Trump can be successful. Or, did you hope he would fail and see his initial actions as insuring that he will?
Demas ~ "BRIBING" Execs is a CLEAR Sign of FAILURE which is the Essence of these COMMENTs ~ How can anyone possibly condone the DAMAGE Drumpf has already done 2 OUR Country & the WORLD? A Pseudo President can NEVER be a Success
Naw, "Delusional Donald" hasn't Caused any DAMAGE at all Greg, just make sure U wear a WATERPROOF Haz-Mat SUIT if U ever decide 2 go swimming in WYOMING, or West Virginia or Ohio or Kentucky or Texas ~ JUST 1 Example of his IRREPARABLE Damage
I am amazed. Trump has destroyed all good things in less that 36 days?
One damn thing for certain if you are right -- There has never been and will never be a POTUS who has done so much in 35 days. The whole country will look like post Lincoln south
Perhaps CONservatives need 2 Read FACTs more often ~ I would suggest U LIMIT your FISHING in Wyoming, W Virg etc http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/poli … /97413470/
Those might be what YOU consider FACTS. That doesn't make them actual FACTS.
Yup, U are CORRECT gregas ~ U are entitled 2 believe what U wish regardless of Accuracy or FACTUAL Basis, but when a Repulsive "Putin POODLE" FRAUD like "Drumpf" proves 2 be a HORRIBLE Negotiator, he must resort 2 BRIBERY & REG ROLLbacks
AP, you are just like the media. You twist things to say what you want people to see. That is not at all what I stated.
Well gregas, I simply cited FACTUAL Data which exposes "REGULATORY Reform" initiated by "LIAR Drumpf" & Supported by BACKWARD Conservatives that gives companies a LICENSE 2 DUMP Mercury & other TOXINs in OUR Waterways ~ SORRY, this is a FACT
AP: That regulation to which you refer didn't even exist until last year. So, have the waters in Ohio, WV, Kentucky and WY been awful for decades until that regulation? LOL!!
hxprof ~ lol ~ So, just because a REGULATION which begins 2 "Cleanse & PROTECT" Our Waterways had been in Existance 4 a Short Period of Time, Drumpf & His CONservative Imbeciles have a LICENSE 2 Rescind it ?? Is that REALLY your Position??
My position is this: previous to this reg (which amends regs still on the books) we had SOME protection. You might argue we need even more protection, but I argue that that's probably not true.
HX...Sorry but YOU ARE WRONG. Now being a Trump, Bannon, Conway and Spicer supporter, no one expects you to own up to the facts that have already been collected by the CIA and the FBI. The election was rigged. Putin rigged it so Trump would win.
President Obama received a dossier from a Brit MI6 agent who passed it to the CIA. Why would he do that? When Obama verified that Russians hacked into the election, he deported dozens of Russian diplomats. Why not admit you prefer rigged elections?
Why not provide the links that have the information you claim to have? Links please!
http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/26/us/2016-p … ..Question of HxProf. Where is YOUR evidence of the 33,000 voters Trump claims voted fraudently?
Where is YOUR evidence that President Obama wiretapped Trump?
Ewent: I didn't make those claims, Trump did. Thanks for the link.
I pray he is successful as I hope. My world is hard enough to navigate today, so I can't imagine navigating a nation.
As someone who has endured 4 decades of Trump in the NY/NJ Metro Region press and lived in the state where he stiffed 4400 employees and dumped 6 corporate bankruptcies on taxpayers, I have no doubt Trump who represents a generation of middle aged male bullies will fail.
Why? Because Trump never does anything without childish spite. Some men do this every do as well. They "get even" with imagined sleights or they "get even" when they manufacture reasons to smear others, usually women.
The very fact that some middle aged men are condoning Trump's links to Russia's Putin only shows how they are "getting even" with their own country for electing Obama whom they know is more intelligent than Trump has ever been.
Here in NJ, the Trump name is so toxic that he flies into his Bedminster golf course in an unmarked helicopter. Something he has never done before.
Men who condone Trump are the same house flippers, thieving contractors who rip off their customers and price gougers who get rich quick by stiffing others.
Trump hired Paul Manafort, a known Putin associate as his campaign manager. But these middle aged males want us to believe that a big mouth, obnoxious, classless boob like Trump didn't know that when he appointed Manafort. There is a YouTube video of October 2013 that makes a liar of Trump who says he "NEVER had any business in Russia." Not only did he, but his son did as well in 2008 when Trump Jr. met with Russian investors. (Ref. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_U2cWpeLSw)
When his now chief advisor, Steve Bannon, a Breitbart and Nazi sympathizer stated at CPAC, "We will smash the state." Every middle aged right wing male stood up and cheered.
In just one month, Trump has managed to violated more government protocols, illegal ban travelers some of whom are citizens of the US who are Muslims in violation of their 1st Amendment Rights.
But...you boys love love love Trump. Right? Time to get some middle aged men's heads sewed back onto their shoulders.
HXProf, in response to your comment, There IS evidence of Russian Hacking by the Russian government. 17 Intel agencies uncovered it. Crowdstrike's IT group was the first to discover it back in October 2016. Intel agents names have to be protected.
There remains no evidence, so far, that the hack influenced the election.
Why didn't the DNC let the FBI look at their server(S)?
Since it is a well known fact that Putin blamed Hillary for a Moscow protest against him, don't tell me using hackers to make Trump president didn't influence the election.
Is Donald's Head is EXPLODING as he desperately tries to DISTRACT Investigators from his Scandals ? ~ The Latest? Apparent Links between Trump, the Devos Family which acquired their fortune via the AMWAY Pyramid Scheme, & a Russian BANK
Provide some proof that it influenced the election. Comey reopening his investigation a couple of weeks before election day probably influenced the election - polls slid a bit for Hillary. No such proof regards Podesta's email.
HX Prof...Putin rigged the election. That is a well known fact that was discovered last August by the IT group Crowdstrike. The other proof that it HAD to influence the election outcome comes Putin's Hatred of Hillary. Who else ran against her?
Ewent: No one has proved a "rigging". Provide a link where someone has proved a rigging.
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