What is the winning strategy in 2018 and beyond?

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What is the winning strategy in 2018 and beyond?

  1. 1. More regulation and higher taxes on the rich

  2. 2. Less regulation and lower taxes for taxpayers

  3. 3. Open borders and/or less law enforcement

  4. 4. Secure borders/more law enforcement

  5. 5. America gets along with Europe and is more like Europe

  6. 6. America insists on fair deals for America

  7. 7. More people in all groups working

  8. 8. More 'free' social services

  9. 9. Courts that rule on what the law 'should be'

  10. 10. Courts that rule on what the law is

  11. 11. Government that decides what the law will be

  12. 12. Government that represents what the people want

  13. 13. Return to the social and economic policies of the Obama years

  14. 14. Stay the current course

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  1. candycorn
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    The OP is childish and stupid; much like the President. For one thing..."Plan A" crap.... Heathcare.... sabotaged with no replacement. There was no plan to start with much less a plan A, B, or C. Another Trillion in debt.

    Add into it we have an embarrassing pervert who the OP supports for some bizarre reason...
     
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    And there you have the problem with the Democratic platform:

    Trump sucks
    Trump is bad
    Trump is evil
    Impeach Trump

    But nothing to counter all the goods some of which is listed in Post #10.

    Is that a winning strategy? If it is, this country is in terrible trouble.
     
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    Allowing students to re-negotiate their student loans
    More funding for public health to mitigate the opioid crisis
    Working with our allies (if there are any left after the blob gets through) to combat illegal immigration
    Finding a way to reinvigorate the federal agencies who are being depleted by this pervert
    Strengthening law enforcement through more interagency cooperation
    Addressing the wage gap by encouraging a higher minimum wage

    Just a few of the things democrats are talking about. Your vast amount of ignorance is only matched by your vast amount of intellectual dishonesty; or do you still think Trump never told a lie?
     
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    The Democrat agenda I am hearing--and I am listening--more free government stuff along with higher taxes, more regulation, roll back reforms, keep Obamacare as it was, etc. etc. etc.

    But mostly Trump and anybody who supports his agenda suck.
     
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    A genuinely good strategy would be to remake the central government closer to the original sentiments and ideals of the founders updated by science and experience.
    To start with, an abolition of of the two party dictatorship.
    Re-examining the geo-political situation and remolding policy to the spread of democratically established republican government everywhere.
    Women equally represented in any public decision-making bodies.
    Setting up a carefully crafted blend of capital-based enterprise and basic sense of brother/sisterhood.
    Well, one can imagine whatever one might. The almost certain fate of America is to continue to careen through unnecessary crises engineer by the controlling duopoly.
     
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    I think our current Administration not only understands the original intent re the role of the central government but has been doing a better job than most of operating under that principle.

    I am seeing a shift of the non-diehard partisans--you know, those people who actually think for themselves instead of toe and/or parrot the party line--who are looking for people like the President who have a vision and an agenda they can get behind and who will also do their best to achieve that vision and that agenda. THAT is the best and only way to break the two-party dictatorship. (That is also why the President is getting so much resistance from both parties who LIKE the status quo that so greatly benefits them personally.) The President is neither partisan nor ideologue and the permanent political class can't stand that.

    I can't support regime change or nation building as even the great United States does not have the time, energy, or resources to conquer and then remake all the messed up countries out there and anything short of that is simply perpetual war. We should lead by example, not by colonization.

    If you go with the original intent of the Constitution, it was never given to the central government power to create sisterhood/brotherhood or any other sociopolitical situation, but the government was intended to completely stay out of that and defend the peoples unalienable right to govern themselves and create whatever sorts of societies they wished to have.

    And speaking as a woman, I don't want anybody assigned to anything based on race, gender, ethnicity, group, etc. etc. etc. but rather I want the best people with the best intent, qualifications, experience put in positions of leadership.
     
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    There's room for both the Democratic party's good government stances as well as pointing out the vacuum of morality and decency that people like you occupy; yes.
     
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    Please note "updated by science and experience".
    Please note that Coca Cola, Levis and Rock and Roll conquered the world through publicity and propaganda, not military intervention. The same can be done with ideas and ideals.
    Please note that a large amount of the world's woes are the result of the predominance of males in positions of power and the only way to reverse that is with women.
    Please note that government cannot avoid being involved in economics, so it should do so intelligently and constructively.
    Please note that no hope of real change is held out.
     
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    Stay the course. Bump
     
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    But I believe thoughtful leadership based on real ideals and principle rather than fuzzy ideological concepts--example: income equality, social justice, women's reproductive rights, et al--can make a difference.

    I believe President Trump is basing his agenda and talking points on real ideals and principle--love of what God/flag/country stands for and protocol regarding those--encouraging economic initiative and prosperity in the private sector among ALL segments of society--putting America's interests on the same level with everybody else--peace through strength etc. And all of that is real change compared to what we have had with the last several administrations. It is because he has little or no respect for the status quo in much of anything that he is making a significant difference, and most of it is turning out so much better than his critics and the haters have predicted.

    And if you look at those nations headed by women over the course of history, female leadership is not much different than male leadership or at least the gender of the leader doesn't make much difference in the grand scheme of things. Some female monarchs were quite notorious. But many women, as do men, have distinguished themselves in leadership roles and left their mark on history, not because they were women but because they had a vision and perspective that resulted in good things. Gold Meir of Israel, for instance, was instrumental in Israel becoming an independent country. And Corazon Aquino was instrumental in the Phillippines becoming a democracy. I have great admiration for both ladies and adored Maggie Thatcher as well as others.

    So again I look for a vision and competence in people regardless of their gender.
     

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