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May 25, 2017

Damn it all! Cutting taxes on the wealthy

has never grown the economy!

Wealthy people take the new money and save it. They do not create jobs they do not start new businesses.

The lost revenue causes more borrowing and higher interest payments for the government.

Media should call out conservatives on trickle down economics that we have known since Reagan is an ideological myth.

May 17, 2017

I remember the fighting between people during Watergate. My brother and a co-worker were on

Nixon's side. My brother was a Green Beret captain in the Army and worked with Donald Segretti at Fort Ord.

Segretti was the dirty tricks operative for CRP the committee to reelect the President. He was getting out of the Army the same time my brother was and he offered my brother a job with CRP. My brother felt there would be anarchy if Nixon wasn't reelected, but he did not work for CRP.

We watched Nixon's resignation speech at my brother's house. We have never mentioned Nixon to each other again.

My coworker hated the Kennedy's. She loved Nixon. I remember her saying "stick to your guns", meaning Nixon, every time we heard a negative news report about Watergate. We listened to the radio while we worked. The rest of us hated Nixon.

My coworker like many other Nixon supporters denied they ever supported Nixon during Watergate after he resigned.

The country was pretty divided over Watergate.

I suspect that much the same will happen if there are impeachment hearings about Trump.

With Watergate we had Republicans willing to put the country before politics. We also had a pretty objective press then.

I hope those last two things are with us this time also.

May 11, 2017

We need to drive home the fact that by

taking back the House and Senate in 2018 we gain the power to impeach and remove Trump and his influence in our government and our lives.

If we all everyday put this message on social media we give ourselves a boost in the 2018 races.

We should commit to do this I think.

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