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The whole thing seemed rather pointless.
I saw a lot of fuss over abortion…which Donald Trump seems to mostly be mildly for, and it’s not an issue he seems interested in regardless.
I saw people very much concerned about LGBTQ rights…which Donald Trump is the most supporting Republican politician out there of.
Are there any issues they were marching for that weren’t bogeymen in their own heads?
That’s too bad. Now ask her how she feels about bakers having to make cakes for homosexual weddings.
Yeah, with the slugfest of the campaign and all of the celebrity deaths 2016 was in many ways a hard year, but there were some great things that happened as well. In no particular order, here are some of what I think are the highlights:
- Measles has been eliminated from the Americas
- Single dose treatment for Malaria developed
- Malaria has been eliminated in Sri Lanka
- Ebola has been eliminated from Liberia
- Ebola vaccine found to be 100% effective in trial
- Columbia has signed a peace deal with FARC
- Massive beach cleanup in Mumbai
- The U.S. is now a net Natural Gas exporter
- Maine passed rank voting
- The constitutional crisis of a felon president was avoided with Hillary’s loss
- Republicans were given their last, best chance to prove their vision for small government
- Britain voted to eliminate an unnecessary layer of bureaucracy
They seem to be doubling down on claiming it’s all bigotry, though. Which means their hopes for winning another election are increasingly smaller.
Or any of Obama’s other signature legislation. Make sure to offer a good alternative (here’s the last alternative offered). Yes, it’s a disaster, as the news cycle has been reporting the past few months – but make sure to show that Republicans have a different vision of American society than “not Obama”.
Yeah, it’s a shock, just like Brexit…which the market quickly recovered from. To really know how the market feels about this you have to wait a little while.
As a conservative-leaning libertarian in Cambridge, MA, I think I’m fairly in tune with both sides of the spectrum, and I think both sides of the spectrum are reaching dangerous points in public attitudes, each in their own way: Continue reading
Internal Clinton emails confirm it, as I pointed out from the beginning.
And many Democrats do not, because then it’s much harder to use the issue as a wedge issue.
There’s no moral high ground between these two candidates.