He is very good at it. He lies every day, and when he is not lying, he is making up alternative facts. He exaggerates every story and demonizes any opponent and makes outrageous claims that nobody in their right mind would or should believe. He does not for one second believe in the rule of law or show respect for the Constitution or any other branch of government. He has no moral compass and has been this way all his life. Without any clue of morality, it has enabled him to swindle, con and cheat unsuspecting people and businesses out of their life savings and yet some people still defend him.

No bank or other lending institution in the United States will loan him or his family any money, so he borrows money from criminal governments and despots in other countries. When his country that he professes to love called him for military service, he found a way to dodge the draft and circumvent that, too. And, yet, some still defend him.

His defenders claim that he’s not a polished politician. But he is very much a politician without any rules or morality, and he created his very own swamp of the most arrogant liars around him to defend himself. Loyalty to him is the only qualification you need. He is rapidly tearing down the fabric of our Constitution and everything that this country stands for that so many have fought and died for.

No man in this country should be above the law, and anyone who holds any of the highest positions of government should have to submit their tax returns and divest themselves of any outside financial obligations or investments before taking any position of power. Yet, he managed to circumvent those rules, too.

There is also reason to believe that the election in 2016 was circumvented in much the same way with help from the Russians. The Mueller Report only said that there was not enough evidence to charge him, not that he was innocent, and we also now know that he was guilty of 10 counts of obstruction.

In the last election, the people voted to give Congress more power to keep “individual one” in check. I believe that in the next election, voters will decide that “we the people” have had enough of “individual one.”

Harry Booth

Beverly Hills

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(16) comments

LBooth

Funny how the people on the right just assume the letter was referring to Trump based on the description. The writer never mentioned Trumps name?

LBooth

I guess Gmen can't stand to see a difference of opinion like most of Trumps supporters. They hate the truth and like trump try to deny it. I think he needs to have someone explain 10th grade history and how our constitution is supposed to work to him. Any time a president has to try to get the Russians to throw an election, or put people around himself like Barr to lie for him, he is circumventing the constitution that many of us have fought and sworn to protect. That oath doesn't end just because we are no longer in the military.

GMEN

I would be interested to know exactly what rights, as delineated in the Constitution, that the President (or the GOP) is 'eroding'. When you have to actually list them in detail, other than just throw out lies, it becomes difficult doesn't it?

MikeBond

It's called "Google".

GMEN

.. and we all know that "If it's on the Internet, it must be true!" Right?

Ssabmud

Just because some people can't tell the difference between what is true and what is fake on the Internet, doesn't mean the rest of us can't figure it out.

CitrusCo Citizen

Not at all. The First Amendment is now being violated in Florida as we taxpayers are now forced to pay for religious education in private religious schools--all religions--Christians, Muslim, Jewish, and even pseudo religions like scientology. The separation of church and state guaranteed by the First Amendment is being gradually eroded in Florida. The goal is to destroy public schools and privatize all education in Florida.

GMEN

Now you know the whole 'separation of church and state' isn't in the Constitution. It was 'inferred' from a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to a church. Do you really want to use the writings of a slave-holder to interpret the Constitution? The actual Constitution just prohibits Congress from making 'any law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise of religion'. Supporting religious schools (as long as one isn't favored over another' isn't 'establishing a religion'. Do you really believe the Founders envisioned a society where atheism was the mandatory 'religion'? The left's moves to suppress Christian teachings are the real danger to the Republic.

jens

First, it ensures that religious beliefs - private or organized - are removed from attempted government control. This is the reason why the government cannot tell either you or your church what to believe or to teach.
Second, it ensures that the government does not get involved with enforcing, mandating, or promoting particular religious doctrines, even including belief in any gods. You imply the Left's want to suppress Christian teachings. That statement is indicative of supreme ignorance and irrelevant.

Ssabmud


According to you, "The left's moves to suppress Christian teachings are the real danger to the Republic". So now, according to you, it is the case that if you are not support the 'right' you cannot be a true Christian. Interesting thing to say in the Bible Belt. How many Christian left's out there think this is kind of wrong?

LBooth

You are absolutely correct, your tax dollars are subsidizing religious institutions

CitrusCo Citizen

If you think things have been bad for the past two years, they will be worse for the next two. If he manages to win the 2020 election our democracy and environment will be destroyed beyond recovery. We have to vote him out, if he isn't impeached first.

GMEN

By the time President Trump finishes his second term, the Left will be have completely self-destructed from all the hatred spewing from them.

Ssabmud

So what are you complaining about all the time. Isn't that what you want to have happen? Just be quiet and let it happen, if you want it so bad.

MikeBond

CitrusCo Citizen I admire your enthusiasm. I feel if people are frightened and gullible enough to elect the exact same corrupt culture that nearly destroyed capitalism in 2008, then they are foolish enough to re-elect the most incompetent pilgrim that ever lived. If I were you I would start, or expand your garden, because America will need people like you in the future.

CitrusCo Citizen

Thanks but our real and very large vegetable and herb garden takes up so much time and energy, that we're not expanding it! But the "literal garden" continues to expand since things turned south after the election of the "president". We have greatly increased our activism and involvement with registering voters and encouraging voting, exposing fraud, corruption and misinformation, and learning more details about the balance of power in state and federal government. As for the future, the best that I can do is to educate the next generation, those 18 to 30 year olds who will wield so much power in the next election. These new young voters of all races, genders, and income are incredibly smart, have been watching, learning and laughing at the circus in the White House, and are ready to cast their ballots.

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