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May 24, 2016


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The only candidate who can save the USA is Trump. If he cannot, we are finished.

Captain Hruska Carswell, Continuance King

It was your generation that ushered in Ronald Deficit Reagan and during your years of highest earnings demanded huge tax cuts and the drowning of government in a bathtub. "Government is the problem." So, my generation is stuck with an ineffective, neutered government that can't generate revenue when needed, sky high deficits, and massive student loan debt. Highways are deteriorating, bridges collapse and we don't have health care for all. It all started with your generation and Reagan. You lost that idealism in 1980.


Reagan was the greatest President since post ww2.

Captain Hruska Carswell, Continuance King

Mr. Trump2016,

Reagan was very effective at responding to Professor Lubet's Yuppie Generation and their quest to cut government down, ship jobs overseas unduly focusing on cost cutting and amassing outsized inequitable personal wealth. ("Greed is Good.") Their generation has a comfortable retirement with savings, pensions, Medicaid and Social Security. My generation is stuck in an uncertain Walmart World. Reagan served Lubet's generation and YOU very well. It all depends on perspective.


Times have changed in that in 1968 conventions still mattered. Now they are multi-day infomercials, there are always protest outside and no one really cares about the protests.

It is unfortunate that my candidate, Bernie, is not going to be nominated, but I think it is fair to say he lost a fairly close race in the primaries or is going to lose them shortly. A couple of months from now, people will start forgetting about Bernie, as they already have forgotten about Cruz, and look at what choices remain. It is going to be Clinton vs. Trump. Realistically, this is going to be a Clinton landslide - not so much because she is a great candidate but because he is a terrible one, and the demographics are starting to favor the Dems in the larger turnout elections of Presidential years, and because, quite frankly, most people are reasonably happy with the way Obama is doing things at this point. Bernie would have won the general, too. Generations from now, people studying history will be wondering how the Republicans could ever have nominated such an awful candidate.


Don't believe the hype, nah, the American people are not going to vote in droves for Ms Hillary. You have to understand the great anger and spirit of the large majority.


I understand anger from a lot of people. Not sure why their anger would lead them to vote for a rich guy like Trump, though.

Captain Hruska Carswell, Continuance King


Perhaps if we didn't follow Reagan's path....we wouldn't have such anger. He didn't lead, he mislead and manipulated. Reagan cut my Pell Grants completely out. When my dad was laid off from his manufacturing job, I recall a speech Ronnie gave from the Oval Office when he hoisted up a newspaper Help Wanted section and pointed to the "numerous" openings. He called my dad a "liar." Then he fired ALL of the Air Traffic Controllers. He had contempt for working people and it was now open season on the middle classes....

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The Republic is failing. We need a dictator.

Captain Hruska Carswell, Continuance King

A benevolent dictator. I nominate Queen Elsa of Arendelle.


Thanks, Steve. You helped get Nixon elected in 1968.

Captain Hruska Carswell, Continuance King

Nixon, now more than ever.

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