Turning the clock backwards on the election

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18 Nov 2016, 12:58 am

I seemed to have the right idea here way back on March 1st:

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In November, I could see white working-class Democrats break for Trump. They are probably disillusioned with the focus on social issues rather than economic issues and with things like NAFTA, which the Clintons pushed.


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Jacoby did too, though for different reasons (he was a supporter).

On the other hand, though there was some violence, there wasn't as much as I feared (on the same page).

And this post of mine has a point that still bears watching:

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If you can't beat him, join him. As the convention nears, I could see Trump starting to play nice with the establishment, letting them know that if he's the nominee he can make the arrangement mutually beneficial and most of the GOP would probably give in, thinking they can control him. We would then see if that is the case.

So here is how the GOP might try to stop Trump, and why it's unlikely to work:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the ... ?tid=a_inl


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(And a little further down, Jacoby complimented me for it. Thank you. :) )

And on to Jacoby's post there:

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Trump is talking corporate income taxes which are the highest in the world


I'm thinking the worst aspect of our taxation system is what we're doing to our expats. (See my signature for what I'm talking about.)


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18 Nov 2016, 1:00 am

And on a humorous note, my idea of the U.S. and Russia (and the U.K.) against the world still seems to be holding up. This was on March 5th:

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The Arctic Powers, baby! :lol:


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