The betting line has been established and it is time to get your bets in. How long will Trump last in the Oval Office?
Will it be one year, two years, three years or four?
How many gamblers out there are willing to wage he will last into a second term?
These are not questions ordinarily asked about incoming presidents but they are certainly warranted for this president.
We are now entering the era of President Donald Trump – ushered in by many voices with a variety of reasons.
I sincerely and truly have always tried to live by the “Golden Rule”. “Do unto others as you would have others do unto you.”
Granted, I have also done unto others as they have done unto me, but I consider that to be simple justice.
During my career as a manager for the federal government, I was told by employees of mine that they liked working for me because I try not to ask them to do anything that I, myself, would never do.
They were correct.
Think about this for a moment. What if, all things being equal, absolutely nothing different except for one small detail, that detail being: the gender of the two presidential candidates were swapped? What if every detail of the 2016 presidential election occurred as is except that Hillary Clinton was male and Donald Trump was female? Is there anyone, I mean anyone, who could reasonably deny that the election would have had quite a different outcome?
The 2016 presidential election has got to be the most surprising upset in presidential election history and the most devastating to progressive politics.
On November 18, pollster Fred Yang, partner with Hart Research Associates, addressed the Women's Democratic Club of Montgomery County to attempt to shed some light on how so many pollsters could not have seen this disaster coming.
He made a valiant effort.
Trump Broken promises?
To the editor;
The promise during the campaign by Donald Trump to move the U. S.. embassy finally to Jerusalem reminds me of the words of an old familiar song "We have heard that song before, it's from an old familiar score".
Acts of vandalism motivated by the presidential election have caused a surge in hate crimes, according to police.
In the last few weeks, vandals have drawn racist and anti-Semitic graffiti on private and public property.
On Sunday, a Silver Spring resident who lives along Williamsburg Drive found a red swastika spray-painted on his front door and saw noticed his American flag was stolen from his yard, according to Montgomery County Police spokesperson Rick Goodale.
Goodale said the homeowner had a “Trump/Pence” sign in his front yard late last month.
These incidents are part of the more than 75 hate crimes or bias incidents reported to police in Montgomery County this year.
“We did see an increase you know during the election cycle, just prior to the election and immediately after the election,” said Goodale.