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“In victory, magnanimity!” said Winston Churchill.

Donald Trump should be magnanimous and gracious toward those whom he defeated this week, but his first duty is to keep faith with those who put their faith in him.

The protests, riots and violence that have attended his triumph in city after city should only serve to steel his resolve.

As for promptings that he “reach out” and “reassure” those upset by his victory, and trim or temper his agenda to pacify them, Trump should reject the poisoned chalice. This is the same old con.

Trump should take as models the Democrats FDR and LBJ.

Franklin Roosevelt, who had savaged Herbert Hoover as a big spender, launched his own New Deal in his first 100 days.

History now hails his initiative and resolve.

Lyndon Johnson exploited his landslide over Barry Goldwater in 1964 to erect his Great Society in 1965: the Voting Rights Act, Medicare and Medicaid. He compromised on nothing, and got it all.

Even those who turned on him for Vietnam still celebrate his domestic achievements.

President Nixon’s great regret was that he did not bomb Hanoi and mine Haiphong in 1969 — instead of waiting until 1972 — and bring the Vietnam War to an earlier end and with fewer U.S. casualties.

Nixon’s decision not to inflame the social and political crisis of the ’60s by rolling back the Great Society bought him nothing. He was rewarded with media-backed mass demonstrations in 1969 to break his presidency and bring about an American defeat in Vietnam.

“Action this day!” was the scribbled command of Prime Minister Churchill on his notepads in World War II. This should be the motto of the first months of a Trump presidency.

For the historic opportunity he and the Republican Party have been given by his stunning and unanticipated victory of Nov. 8 will not last long. His adversaries and enemies in politics and press are only temporarily dazed and reeling.

This great opening should be exploited now.

Few anticipated Tuesday morning what we would have today: a decapitated Democratic Party, with the Obamas and Clintons gone or going, Joe Biden with them, no national leader rising, and only the power of obstruction, of which the nation has had enough.

The GOP, however, on Jan. 20, will control both Houses of Congress and the White House, with the real possibility of remaking the Supreme Court in the image of the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan have indicated they are willing to work with President Trump.

There is nothing to prevent the new GOP from writing history.

In his first months, Trump could put a seal on American politics as indelible as that left by Ronald Reagan.

A partial agenda: First, he should ignore any importunings by President Obama to permit passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership in a lame-duck session — and let the trade deal sink by year’s end.

On Jan. 20, he should have vetted and ready to nominate to the high court a brilliant constitutionalist and strict constructionist.

ORDER IT NOW

He should act to end interference with the Dakota Access pipeline and call on Congress to re-enact legislation, vetoed by Obama, to finish the Keystone XL pipeline. Then he should repeal all Obama regulations that unnecessarily restrict the production of the oil, gas and clean coal necessary to make America energy independent again.

Folks in Pennsylvania, southeast Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia should be shown, by executive action, that Trump is a man of his word. And when the mines open again, he should be there.

He should order new actions to seal the Southern border, start the wall and begin visible deportations of felons who are in the country illegally.

With a new education secretary, he should announce White House intent to work for repeal of Common Core and announce the introduction of legislation to put federal resources behind the charter schools that have proven to be a godsend to inner-city black children.

He should propose an immediate tax cut for U.S. corporations, with $2 to $3 trillion in unrepatriated profits abroad, who will bring the money home and invest it in America, to the benefit of our economy and our Treasury.

He should take the president’s phone and pen and begin the rewriting or repeal of every Obama executive order that does not comport with the national interest or political philosophy of the GOP.

Trump should announce a date soon for repeal and replacement of Obamacare and introduction of his new tax-and-trade legislation to bring back manufacturing and create American jobs.

Donald Trump said in his campaign that that this is America’s last chance. If we lose this one, he said, we lose the country.

The president-elect should ignore his more cautious counselors, and act with the urgency of his declared beliefs.

Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of the new book “The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose From Defeat to Create the New Majority.”

Copyright 2016 Creators.com.

 
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  1. AKAHorace says:

    Can he get enough people with insider experience of how the system actually works to make this happen ? How do you change a bureaucracy quickly ?

  2. Donald Trump owes minorities nothing. He should act vigorously to benefit the people who put him in office. I agree his rhetoric should be reconciliation, but that should just be the velvet glove of the iron fist pushing policies that benefit white working-class people. If those benefits are to the detriment of minorities, that’s just tough.

  3. Well said, Sir. If President Trump heeds your counsel, Mr. Buchanan, the consequent rising tide will lift all Americans’ boats.

  4. Thirdeye says:

    The wounded beast of identity politics is screaming in the streets, seeing its demise coming.

  5. Thirdeye says:
    @Diversity Heretic

    Trump owes minorities help in weeding out the elements that make their schools and communities hellish, but only to the extent that minorities are willing to also take responsibility for the weeding.

    • Replies: @Barnard
  6. “… and begin visible deportations of felons who are in the country illegally.”

    He can start by stripping Jorge Ramos of his naturalisation for failure to abide by its terms by not relinquishing his Mexican citizenship and kicking his sorry behind back to Mexico. That would send a very loud and visible message

  7. Rehmat says:

    “Trump should take as models the Democrats FDR and LBJ.”

    So Mr. Buchanan your heroes are; FDR, a JUDAS GOAT, and LBJ, who was having sex with a Jewish staffer the night Israeli jets were attacking USS Liberty at international waters!!!

    If the JYT, WT, WSJ, CNN, etc. are to be believed during Hillary’s campaign – Donald Trump is already embodied with FDR and LBJ moral values.

    Benjamin H. Friedman (died 1984), a Jewish defector, had called FDR a Jewish Pawn along with presidents Wilson, Truman, Eisenhower, JFK, Lyndon Johnson and Nixon.

    “President Franklin D. Roosevelt was a captive of the Talmudists from the time he went to Albany as governor of the state of New York. President Roosevelt was long beholden to the Talmudists,” wrote Friedman.

    Friedman also claimed that Zionists provoked the Pearl Harbor incident, pushed America into war with Japan which ended with Americans dropping two nuclear bombs on Japanese cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima – killing over 200,000 civilians.

    “Although the odds in President Truman’s election in 1948 were 20 to 1 against his election, President Truman romped home the winner over Governor Dewey assisted by the invisible and invincible Zionist political steam-roller that always elects their candidates,” wrote Friedman.

    As a payback, Harry Truman recognized the birth of the Zionist entity eleven minutes after midnight on May 14, 1948….

    https://rehmat1.com/2013/03/15/fdr-holocaust-and-more-jewish-whining/

  8. Regular people believe X

    “Smart” people believe Y

    Really smart people believe X

    A mistake that far too many leaders make is in thinking that protesters, advocacy groups and the media represent the will of the common man. They don’t. Getting a hundred thousand signatures on a change.org petition means nothing.

    President Trump must understand that regular Americans want that wall built, they want millions of illegals deported yesterday, they don’t want muslims in America, they don’t want men dressed as women in girls’ bathrooms, they don’t want jobs shipped to Mexico and China because it’s cheaper and they don’t want activist judges interpreting the constitution according to the whims of the kind of people who read Mother Jones.

    He can glean much more about what real Americans want from reading the comments section of almost any newspaper in the country than from the writers themselves. If he (and any other leader) listens to the voices of regular people and ignores the “liberal” mob he will show himself to be a real and fearless (and very popular) president.

    The ball is in his court now. Soon enough we will learn what kind of leader he is.

  9. pyrrhus says:

    Franklin Roosevelt, who had savaged Herbert Hoover as a big spender, launched his own New Deal in his first 100 days.

    History now hails his initiative and resolve.

    Lyndon Johnson exploited his landslide over Barry Goldwater in 1964 to erect his Great Society in 1965: the Voting Rights Act, Medicare and Medicaid. He compromised on nothing, and got it all.

    Even those who turned on him for Vietnam still celebrate his domestic achievements.

    Both were disasters, Pat, not “achievements” what are you celebrating?

    • Agree: Realist
  10. woodNfish says:

    Donald Trump should be magnanimous and gracious toward those whom he defeated this week

    No, he shouldn’t. He should grind them into the dirt. Any conciliation toward the Left will result in disaster, they need to be utterly destroyed, and that includes the rinos in the republican party like Paul Ryan and the traitor McCain.

    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-11-10/trump-reveals-policy-goals-building-wall-end-war-coal-repeal-obamacare-dismantle-dod

    • Agree: Johnny Smoggins
  11. @pyrrhus

    With statements like these and some very recent others, I am starting to wonder who, exactly, is writing his columns lately!

    • Replies: @Realist
  12. Marcus says:

    There was broad consensus between parties during the “great compression” and has been in the opposite direction since Reagan gutted the middle class. Nixon won by getting blue collar votes who wanted continuation of Dem fiscal policies without the social justice bs. Trump should try for the same.

  13. MEexpert says:

    John Bolton as Secretary of State? There goes Trump’s pledge of no more wars. I am concerned about Trump achieving anything on his agenda with all the Beltway insiders in his cabinet. John Bolton, Rudy Giuliani, Newt Gingrich, etc. are all neocons. Pat should be our voice to warn Trump on picking these insiders for his cabinet.

  14. Randal says:
    @MEexpert

    Indeed. Bolton’s involvement would be a strong sign that Trump’s foreign policy will not, after all, be any better than Clinton’s would have been.

  15. Anonymous [AKA "Vampire"] says:

    How can he be a change agent when he surrounds himself with Gingrich, Giuliani, Bonkers Bolton, Stephen Hadley, Sarah Palin yes so many outsiders.. I hear more about what he’s going to do for Israel than America. Some things never change. Mr Buchannon is dreaming

  16. @pyrrhus

    Excellent job of completely missing Mr. Buchanan’s point!! The point is that Donald Trump should act decisively and quickly on the promises that got him elected as well as the items on the agenda that Pat enumerated. You’ll notice that the beginning of the sentence referencing Johnson’s achievements is “Even those who turned on him for Vietnam still celebrate…” In other words, the same people who helped to run LBJ out of office continue to praise his achievements. And yes, they are achievements. Achievement is something done successfully by dint of hard work and skill irrespective of whether the results end up being a net good. Lenin, Stalin and Mao all achieved radical goals even if the results were disastrous.

    I don’t doubt that the common core is a bad idea, but your post demonstrates that even sans common core, no educational system is perfect.

  17. Barnard says:
    @Thirdeye

    In most cases, the people needing to be weeded out are going to be a majority of the community. This isn’t a few bad apples spoiling it for everyone else, these communities have major cultural problems that have gotten worse over several generations. How do you propose to fix that?

    • Replies: @Thirdeye
  18. David says:

    Trump should ask Congress to vote on wars before taking further military action in places like Syria. He should encourage Congress to take up its responsibility as the primary branch of the US government. And he should lead the presidency back from its growing imperial character.

  19. OutWest says:
    @pyrrhus

    FDR did in fact successfully save the economy –with world War II.

  20. Thirdeye says:
    @Barnard

    That’s true enough about the cultural problems and where the “also take responsibility for the weeding” part comes in.

  21. Marcus says:
    @MEexpert

    Groace. Michael Bolton would be better. I don’t mind Giuliani or Gingrich if they’re kept in appropriate places

  22. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Trump should really try to get Pat in on a cabinet position or advisor. They have many of the same sensible views, but Pat has vastly more experience in Beltway politics.

  23. dahoit says:
    @Rehmat

    Trump just defeated the Talmudists.Singlehandedly.He da man.
    Are they down for the count?No,but its a beginning.
    And those who believe he will kow tow to his tormentors,who do you think he is Bernie(on your knees)Sanders?
    Hopefully he wuill put some new teeth in the FCC to attack the absolute stranglehold of the Goebels loving ZNN on American discourse.
    Now that would be something.

  24. dahoit says:
    @MEexpert

    MSM speculation to divide and conquer should not be taken as truth,and Donald Trump is the big boss man,and all these former neocons will do his bidding.
    Who else is out there to call anyway?They are all neolibcon scum but Trump.

  25. Thersites says:
    @MEexpert

    Agreed. Bolton would be hugely disappointing.

    • Replies: @Minnesota Mary
  26. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Diversity Heretic

    He should follow through on his proposed policies- shutting down illegal immigration, trying to bring back manufacturing, etc- these do benefit many minorities. Those who did vote for him deserve it- for instance, he got ~1/3 of the Hispanic vote, and over half the vote of white women, around 10-15% of blacks. Of course many minorities who didn’t vote for him will also benefit from these policies but that is required to follow through on what he said, and give credit to those who supported him. And hopefully a number of those who didn’t vote for him will see how they benefit from his policies.

    But I agree that he owes minorities nothing explicitly. As Pat says, he should not give in to appeals to placate the demands and childish hissyfits. Ideally, he would end affirmative action and disparate impact, but if he can at least hold to his proposed platform to build the wall, deport illegal felons, etc., that would be much more from him than any candidate has given us, and I would be pleased.

    It’s not talked about much, but there are some aspects of his proposed tax policy that also fight the development of a leftist Idiocracy, and help middle class whites. He proposes to give a set standard deduction to families instead of an increase per dependent- that reduces the incentive to Hispanics and the urban poor to turn into baby factories, and helps to incentivize the sensible, natural policy of not having kids that you can’t support. He also has proposed improvements to the estate tax. My family isn’t wealthy by any means, but I am against the idea that a government that already taxes what you earn, taxes everything you bought with it, taxes whatever you get from saving it, can also take away a big chunk of what you have already been taxed on, and want to leave behind to your kids, often wastefully throwing it away on a foolish ideology. Why shouldn’t a person who worked hard and saved money his entire life, be able to pass it on to his kids? This would clearly benefit middle class whites (and Asians) more than NAMs.

    That being said, though, both policies would benefit NAMs who behave the same way as whites and Asians when it comes to having kids, working hard, and saving, and helps to incentivize these behaviors the most in NAMs.

  27. Realist says:

    “Trump should take as models the Democrats FDR and LBJ.”

    “Even those who turned on him for Vietnam still celebrate his domestic achievements.”

    Not me I celebrate nothing about that war mongering pig bastard. That stupid son-of-a-bitch set-up a situation (an unnecessary war) that may well have killed me as well it did 58,000+ Americans. I will never forgive that lying prick for that….may he burn in hell.
    He also signed the Hart–Celler Act which led directly to our present immigration problems

    This is not the first time you have spoken glowingly of that hegemonic prick.

    • Replies: @Anon
  28. Realist says:
    @Palerider1861

    Those are the halcyon days to Pat.

  29. Realist says:
    @MEexpert

    Many of us who voted for Trump may well be disappointed in the weeks and months ahead.

  30. @Diversity Heretic

    Donald Trump owes minorities nothing. He should act vigorously to benefit the people who put him in office.

    No! Absolutely not!

    Who is more on your team or tribe? Ben Carson or Bill de Blasio? Thomas Sowell or Michael Moore. Michelle Malkin or Hillary Clinton. Those may be extreme examples but I don’t think tribes and loyalties should be racial and I imagine even this crowd would agree with much of that.

    Trump should act on his vision to make America great, not necessarily punish anyone. Buchanan is right that Trump shouldn’t try to compromise or pacify the more destructive and aggressive opposition and protesters. They are not looking for a productive happy outcome. I almost dare to say Trump should humiliate the real standout jerks of that crowd and fire up his side.

    Charles Barkley strongly backed Hillary Clinton but stresses that everyone should give Trump a chance: https://youtu.be/cBp7OnEhvnQ

    Trump should win people like Barkley over. People, of all demographics, with an open mind and constructive attitude.

  31. “Energy Independence”??

    Why consume now our precious resources when we can purchase those of other countries on the cheap?

    Why focus on a Wall and Deportation, and not a drastic reduction in GREEN CARD issuance?

  32. Anon • Disclaimer says:
    @Realist

    “Those who turned on him” being leftists, they still praise the Great Society. Right-wingers who oppose the Vietnam War (like, presumably, yourself) wouldn’t have “turned on him” because you/we never supported him in the first place.

    Though, to be fair, he inherited a mess from Kennedy. He made it a hundred times worse, of course, but the blame for starting it isn’t exclusively his.

    • Replies: @Realist
  33. @Thersites

    When I sent Trump $100, I put a note with it saying, “Please don’t make John Bolton Secretary of State. My fears were not unfounded.

    • Replies: @Ironfist666
  34. KA says:

    “In victory, magnanimity!” said Winston Churchill.
    We have problem if Trump decides to take a page out of Churchill’s magnanimity .It didn’t go well for Germany or Iraq or India .Churchill victory was just that -gassed Kurds and Germany empty of human presence .- total capitulation even if that meant destroying itself . No one wants civil war in America .Churchill hastened civil wars within the empire and empire went kaput .

  35. As a non Trump supporter, I am happy Trump was elected because of the psychological and strategic events in play to the extent that Trump will NEVER carry out 70% of what he promised and of that, I am wonderfully accepting of. Praise the Lort!
    Secondly, as a wheeler dealer of the nth degree with an Ivy League piece of paper, Trump’s use of OPM (other Peoples Money) in this case their vote along with acceptance, worked wonders to get him into the most coveted hall in these Great United States., Da White House .

    That was a Classic Strategy Shit and it worked wonderfully. God Bless USA and no place else. Amen

  36. nsa says:

    Can’t trust any of these dishonest assholes…….. including Buchanan. Anyone else note his self-serving little bon mot? If only Nixon has sent the B-52s over Hanoi in 1969 instead of 1972, his splendid little war would have ended sooner and with less humiliation. Anyone believe this BS (Buchanan Scheiss)? It ended when the US pulled out in abject defeat, with the viets kindly providing a “decent interval” as a fig leaf. You know how it is with those occidentals…face is everything.

    • Replies: @Ironfist666
  37. @Rehmat

    Excellent post!!!! Buchanan sucks at the cock of Reagan and the Jews. The A-hole has been in D.C. for four decades and refuses to call out the Kike traitors that have imposed their ZOG on the world. Payback will be soon for all the Jew Marxist scum. 14/88

  38. the whole thing (Trump, July 2015-November 2016) was populist Performance Art by a lifelong NY liberal democrat. In the 72 hours since he won the election, Trump has taken off the table or qualified to the point of meaninglessness virtually every promise he made to his non-urban White voters: jail Hillary? scuppered that in his victory statement. “Drain the DC swamp”? Gone and forgotten. “Keep out the Muslims?” question dismissed with no answer. Expel the illegals? Build the Wall? Of course…via touchback amnesty and a wall with a “big door” in it. Ditch Obamacare? “no, actually we’ll keep the good parts”. And during this AM’s tweetstorm, Trump praised the “passion of the demonstrators”. All this betrayal…and he isn’t even Prez yet.

    • Agree: Realist
    • Replies: @MarkinLA
    , @Massimo Heitor
  39. @nsa

    Ich hass Buchanan und der Juden Presse.

  40. @Minnesota Mary

    Mary, I was listening to the Jim Bohanan show the other night(not by choice) and Jed Babbin was claiming Bolton need to be in the mix. I grabbed my cell phone and called the show and asked them why a blood thirsty, Neo-Con, raving lunatic should even be considered for a position that needs diplomacy? Both Bohanan and Babbin disputed that he was a Neo-Con. I started citing all Bolton’s past rhetoric and actions point toward pushing a globalist manifest ideology and he would get the USA into a nuclear exchange with Russia. My call was cut off and edited out of the rebroadcast of the show.

    • Replies: @Buck Turgidson
  41. MarkinLA says:

    He should propose an immediate tax cut for U.S. corporations, with $2 to $3 trillion in unrepatriated profits abroad, who will bring the money home and invest it in America, to the benefit of our economy and our Treasury.

    Sometimes Pat shows he is a bit of an idiot when it comes to the way business and the government operate together. He should know better since he was there when Reagan was bamboozled by corporate talk about a tech worker shortage or the need for free trade deals because foreign corporations were playing dirty and we needed the agreements to increase exports.

    We tried this BS of cutting their taxes to bring the money back home before. It just went into mergers and acquisitions, executive bonuses, stock buybacks, and special dividends. Almost nothing went into R&D or anything else that resulted in a net increase in jobs.

    If you don’t believe corporations should pay any taxes, that is one thing, but don’t expect this repatriation garbage to be anything other than what it was before.

  42. Realist says:
    @Anon

    “Though, to be fair, he inherited a mess from Kennedy. He made it a hundred times worse, of course, but the blame for starting it isn’t exclusively his. ”

    True but I still do not understand Pat’s praise.

  43. MarkinLA says:
    @Haxo Angmark

    So we should have voted for Hillary?

  44. @Haxo Angmark

    In the 72 hours since he won the election, Trump has taken off the table or qualified to the point of meaninglessness virtually every promise he made to his non-urban White voters: jail Hillary? scuppered that in his victory statement. “Drain the DC swamp”? Gone and forgotten. “Keep out the Muslims?” question dismissed with no answer. Expel the illegals? Build the Wall? Of course…via touchback amnesty and a wall with a “big door” in it. Ditch Obamacare? “no, actually we’ll keep the good parts”. And during this AM’s tweetstorm, Trump praised the “passion of the demonstrators”. All this betrayal…and he isn’t even Prez yet.

    I don’t feel betrayed in the slightest. I love all those promises. He has toned down his rhetoric. I do expect major changes on every front mentioned: immigration, health care, etc. Maybe not quite as outrageous as he suggested.

  45. Lorax says:
    @Diversity Heretic

    Without NYC, LA, Philadelphia, Chicago, Seattle

    Trump won by 4 million votes!

    Note to Donald: African Americans have been native born for 15 generations.

    No more immigration from third world countries. America for American born!

  46. @Rehmat

    Pat Buchanan is only advocating a tactic that FDR and LBJ resorted to but he is not advocating any ideology these two scoundrels stood for.
    Our take on Mr. Buchanan is that he is a softy when it comes to revealing the true nature of the Zionist beast. However, Pat Buchanan has shown moral courage as a revisionist of American history that few American intellectuals have shown. He also was one of the few voices that shed light on Winston Churchill’s calamitous policies and their nefarious effects on Europe and the white race in general. To accuse him of FDR and LBJ glorification is unjust.

  47. Numinous says:

    The comparison to LBJ and FDR is seriously flawed. Both of them won landslide elections. Trump got fewer votes than Clinton. He will be President, and have the right to push forward his agenda, as per the rules, but by no means is this a mandate to run roughshod over the protests of his opponents. If he does that, he had better be prepared to have his entire agenda repudiated and reversed in 2018, or latest by 2020.

    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
    , @Realist
  48. @Numinous

    ” Trump got fewer votes than Clinton”.

    Bullshit.

    If you subtract the SOP fraudulent votes for HC, he won by a huge landslide.

    Authenticjazzman, ” Mensa” society member of forty-plus years.

    • Replies: @Numinous
  49. @Ironfist666

    Good comments, Babbin and Bolton and Newt and the rest of the globalist neocon hangers on should be run out of town on a rail. They think that b/c Trump won as running as a Republican, that they are back in charge b/c they are part of the inside-Beltway smart set, are government workshipers and lifers, and they and they alone “know how things work.”

    WRONG.

    The globalist neocon Bushie RINO chickenhawk crowd is part of the problem. No more wars or half-assed Peace Corps ventures with our military. If Bolton and Babbin are spoiling for a war, they can clean their weapons, buy some ammo, and hop on a plane and go off and start killing people wherever they think that needs to be done — ON THEIR OWN DIME. We are bringing the boys home and putting them on the southern border, along with the wall. Time to leave NATO and work toward better relations with Russia. Let those nations pay for their own defense. The Cold War was over almost 20 years ago for crying out loud.

    No more immigration, no more deficit spending, no more global or national social engineering fantasy programs that never work but always break the bank, no more spending on stupid ‘climate change’ hysteria, no more “stimulus,” no more sanctuary cities. How about no more affirmative action? I will grant that we need some people who understand how “the system” works to help the Trump team — but only dismantle it, and not continuing to game it and not using Trump’s victory as a means to put themselves back in charge and to promote their stupid expensive bankrupt globalist ideologies. Shut down some agencies like Energy and Education and Labor and put people like Sheriff Clarke and Dave Brat and Jeff Sessions and Steve King in charge (no Sarah Palins or Christies or Gulianis and other attention seekers). We need mature, disciplined adults, who do not pizz away money like water, and treat our military like cannon fodder, to run the country again.

    • Replies: @Buck Turgidson
  50. This is key. Amid calls from the deceptive opposition, our leader must stay his course. He must ignore, as much as possible, all the lying stunts of the Left and its servants in both Washington parties.

    The media, forever owned by and serving the chosen few who have no allegiance to our nation, can be seen even today worming their ways into our ears and eyes. Ignore them and the riots they convey as protests that matter. Nothing they present matters. They are talented story tellers and myth makers. We have proven that reality is not what they tell us it is. We are the Americans. We are the reality — And They Are Not. Ignore Them.

    Trump has a mandate. He must use it. Push hard. Continue to compete to win, because the others would gladly push us into a bottomless pit if they could, talking sweetly to us all the time.

  51. Numinous says:
    @Authenticjazzman

    It’s always amusing to see what new “facts” conspiracy-mongers keep cooking up. If you seriously believe that the system was rigged in favor of Clinton, and that fraudulent votes were cast for her, why would the rigging just stop at giving her larger victories in blue states and letting her lose the electoral college?

    And (keep thinking about this for the next two years), if the system is indeed rigged, be prepared to have Trump’s and Republicans’ legs cleanly and decisively cut off in 2018, with their (and presumably your) agenda going down the toilet in a New York minute,

    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  52. KenH says:

    Donald needs to stand fast and keep his promises to the people that voted for him. That entails sticking it to the radical Democrats and their anti-white, radical left wing agenda. If he succumbs to bipartisanship and conciliation (with the left) he could wind up a one term president.

    I’m just glad I don’t have to look at Hildabeast and her dreadful chairman Mao pantsuits these next four years.

  53. @Numinous

    “If you believe the system was rigged in favor of HC”

    It was not “Rigged” in favor of HC, they have always rigged it in favor of the democrats.

    Look I grew in Detroit and back in my youth there were stories/rumors of the union guys being driven around to different polling stations to vote for the democrats on the ticket, and to such skandalous rumors there is always at least a spark of truth.

    Authenticjazzman, “Mensa” Society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.

  54. Realist says:
    @Numinous

    “Trump got fewer votes than Clinton.”

    This is yet to be determined.

    • Replies: @Numinous
  55. Numinous says:
    @Realist

    Alright, but it’s sure trending that way. Unless they suddenly discover a million+ votes cast in MI for Trump from somewhere.

  56. Seneca says:
    @MEexpert

    Like commentator Marcus said Michael Bolton might be better choice if we want to stay out of wars LOL!

  57. @Diversity Heretic

    “pushing policies that benefit white working-class people”

    Building the wall and sending illegals back will benefit black, white and Hispanic (legal) Americans alike – as terms and conditions for bottom-end jobs should improve in the absence of a huge cheap-labour pool – and raising the wage floor for those jobs should raise wage rates generally. If he can repatriate manufacturing – that will be the big change for the white working class.

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