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Author Archives: John Scotus
While I do not agree with Carly Fiorina on every point, at the moment I’m inclined to support her for president. My reasons: 1) She was visibly outraged by the Planned Parenthood videos. Most of the other candidates are against … Continue reading
The September 16, 2016 CNN GOP debate was held at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California. The moderators were Jake Tapper, Hugh Hewitt, and Dana Bash. Debate participants were Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, Marco Rubio, Chris Christie, … Continue reading
The fallout from first 2015 GOP debates pretty much as expected, although there were a few surprises. Ted Cruz made very modest gains in popularity among GOP voters. At the same time, overnight Carly Fiorina became something of a minor … Continue reading
I was living with my family in rural China where I worked as an English teacher in a high school. One morning, I woke up, ate breakfast, joked and talked with the kids, and then went to check the Internet. … Continue reading
There are very strong parallels between the phenomenon of Obama in 2008 and 2012, and Trump in 2016. In both cases, by any objective measure, one cannot say that people supported these men based upon policy considerations. Indeed, when one … Continue reading
All this talk about how Donald Trump resembles Ronald Reagan has only reminded me of Reagan himself, and what little Trump and Reagan share in common. For example, we have Trump’s recent statements on immigration and removal of birthright citizenship. … Continue reading