A strong and wise fighter who keeps believing in America

After a long and hard battle some hours later than the victor has gone on the stage she apologised for not winning this election

for the values we share and the vision we hold for our country.

Hillary Clinton in Hampton, NH

Hillary Clinton in Hampton, NH (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

She knows how disappointed many Americans feel, because she feels it too. Not only do tens of millions of Americans who invested their hopes and dreams in this effort, further in the world billions of people had put their hope in a diplomatic politically experienced person, on who they could build and make sure that that person would be very stable and trustworthy.

Being some one who fought for justice she does not give up to ask the people to come up for their rights and to help to build up  a democratic state.

She said:

Our campaign was never about one person, or even one election. It was about the country we love and building an America that is hopeful, inclusive, and big-hearted. We have seen that our nation is more deeply divided than we thought. But I still believe in America, and I always will. And if you do, then we must accept this result and then look to the future. Donald Trump is going to be our president. We owe him an open mind and the chance to lead. Our constitutional democracy enshrines the peaceful transfer of power.

We don’t just respect that. We cherish it. It also enshrines the rule of law; the principle we are all equal in rights and dignity; freedom of worship and expression. We respect and cherish these values, too, and we must defend them.

Those who faced defeat, not seeing the outcome they wanted, even after all the work they had done, poured their hearts into this campaign, she asked not to give in nor to give up. She said

To some of you who are veterans, it was a campaign after you had done other campaigns. Some of you, it was your first campaign. I want each of you to know that you were the best campaign anybody could have ever expected or wanted.

And to the millions of volunteers, community leaders, activists and union organizers who knocked on doors, talked to their neighbors, posted on Facebook — even in secret private Facebook sites.

I want everybody coming out from behind that and make sure your voices are heard going forward.

The loss may be very painful, for her there is still hope, and she believes it can be even

hopefully sooner than we might think right now.

Once again Hillary Clinton showed to the world she was really trying to bring the best not only for America but also for the rest of the world, in which she thinks there has to be co-operation and not working against each other. She also showed her gratitude to the American nation.

I am so grateful for our country and for all it has given to me.

she said, counting her blessings

every single day that I am an American, and I still believe, as deeply as I ever have, that if we stand together and work together with respect for our differences, strengthen our convictions, and love for this nation, our best days are still ahead of us.

Let us hope that all Americans shall come to see how they all need each other and like Mrs. Rodham Clinton believes

Because, you know, I believe we are stronger together and we will go forward together. And you should never, ever regret fighting for that. You know, scripture tells us, let us not grow weary of doing good, for in good season we shall reap. My friends, let us have faith in each other, let us not grow weary and lose heart, for there are more seasons to come and there is more work to do.

all those who have faith in God and call themselves Christian should stay strong enough in their faith, following Christ Jesus who did not condemn those who where poor and different. Like he was willing to talk to others from different faiths or without any religion or conviction, whores, thieves, criminals, christians should all have ears and eyes also for them and protect the values of life, not loosing eyesight of the Will of God. She as a candidate to run a huge State was not afraid to talk about Scriptures with sincerity, not with a non-saying slogan. Out of her heart she wished youngsters to continue dreaming and going for their dreams, whilst she, after this vast, diverse, creative, unruly, energized campaign, was willing to see that those around her

represent the best of America

having honoured to fight for them, she said

and being your candidate has been one of the greatest honors of my life.

I am incredibly honored and grateful to have had this chance to represent all of you in this consequential election.

For Hillary Clinton, her campaign was never about one person, or even one election.

It was about the country we love and building an America that is hopeful, inclusive, and big-hearted. We have seen that our nation is more deeply divided than we thought.

After the first results this was also made clear by the people coming on the streets and making havoc, falling in the trap Trump had prepared. It is not by violence or by growing hatred that they will be able to keep America together. They should know some one has tried to saw a certain seed, but those who feel it can be different should use a better seed, not vitriolic and sawing it in the right earth. They too should still like Hillary Clinton believe in America, and like she “always will” they should do too. She said as a concerned person to look to the future, giving Donald Trump the chance to lead and assuring a peaceful transfer of power. That peaceful transfer is something democratic people should respect and cherish it, agreeing that all people may have other ideas and going for it. Enshrining the rule of law the Americans as well the rest of the world shall have to watch that the principles of human values and human rights shall be respected. We in the West are on the look out to see if Jews, Muslims, Christians shall be encouraged to live peacefully together, with all others treated equally with dignity, allowing freedom of worship and expression.

It is not because one or another candidate gave clear evidence not always to respect moral values or to take a decent attitude against others, that the rest of America should come to behave like him and oppose many around them.

Clinton added:

Our constitutional democracy demands our participation, not just every four years, but all the time. So let’s do all we can to keep advancing the causes and values we all hold dear. Making our economy work for everyone, not just those at the top, protecting our country and protecting our planet.

This shall be something each individual in his own region can already start with, by using the sources properly and by demanding their local governments to take measures to keep the area clean and to work against pollution and global warming.

But also concerning how people treat others, locally people can do a lot to demand equality and respect for human rights.

For the Democrats there is place enough in the United States of America for lots of peoples. Clinton said

And breaking down all the barriers that hold any American back from achieving their dreams. We spent a year and a half bringing together millions of people from every corner of our country to say with one voice that we believe that the American dream is big enough for everyone.

For people of all races, and religions, for men and women, for immigrants, for LGBT people, and people with disabilities. For everyone.

Hopefully the common people shall, at moments, be stronger than politicians who want to break with the rules of human decency and human rights. Because all Americans and all people should know any country is made by its citizens, and they should never let themselves be intimidated by politicians trying to silence opposition.

At no time people should give up their dreams. Though she may have lost the election Clinton still has her hope in the future generation.

I’ve had successes and setbacks and sometimes painful ones. Many of you are at the beginning of your professional, public, and political careers — you will have successes and setbacks too.

This loss hurts, but please never stop believing that fighting for what’s right is worth it.

It is, it is worth it.

To end I also would like to remind all of some old wisdom

In the day of prosperity be joyful but in the day of adversity consider: surely The God Almighty, Elohim Hashem Jehovah, has appointed the one as well as the other, so that man can find out nothing that will come after him (Ecclesiastes 7:14)

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“To all the little girls watching…never doubt that you are valuable and powerful & deserving of every chance & opportunity in the world.”

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Coming closer to the end of 2015 and the end for Donald Trump as presidential candidate

Walls,colours, multiculturalism, money to flow, Carson, Trump and consorts

When so desperate to hold onto power

Are United States of America citizens going to show their senses

Brexit No. 2 Blow-up

Nigel Farage called Donald Trump’s victory ‘bigger than Brexit’

Trump et al.— The Global Storm

 

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Additional reading

  1. Jews the next scapegoat for Donald Trump
  2. The American clouds of Anti-Semitism
  3. Blinded crying blue murder having being made afraid by a bugaboo
  4. Trump brand of migrant demonization #1
  5. Children of Men
  6. God Isn’t a Republican

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Further reading

  1. This Election
  2. President Trump – an overview of the 2016 US elections and how it happened
  3. Election Night 2016 Was the Most Watched in Cable News History
  4. My Thoughts at 3 in the Morning
  5. Shock, grief and tears in Hillary Clinton camp
  6. All The Pundit’s Are Wondering How President Elect Donald Trump Became Victorious And The Answer Is Right In Front Of Their Nose
  7. ”Who Hillary Clinton Epp?” By Reno Omokri. Cc: @yougetmouth 
  8. Your letters for Thursday, Nov. 10
  9. no one said they would do as they were told
  10. United States divided after election
  11. Thousands take to U.S. streets to protest Trump victory
  12. California voters want to secede after Donald Trump wins the election
  13. How Hillary Clinton blew it
  14. Putting the presidential election in a positive light
  15. Kudos To Clinton, Obama, And Trump.
  16. Donald Trump’s Win Tells All Who Run For Election Not To Taken Voters For Granted — Reach Out To Those Left Behind — Malaysia’s PM Says
  17. Obama, Trump to set differences aside for awkward White House meeting
  18. Making sense of Trump
  19. Shock and Joy as Donald Trump Wins Election
  20. Trump’s Victory: Soyinka Set To Tear Green Card
  21. It Says In The Papers: 10 November, 2016 by Morning Ireland
  22. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton: An analysis of their speeches
  23. Watch “Trump Wins the White House! 5 Need to Know Facts!” on YouTube
  24. A Great “Mad” Woman
  25. Leadership and the Presidency | James Pat Guerréro
  26. Six things that helped me through the day after the worst day ever
  27. Trump no worse than what middle Americans were getting
  28. How do I explain this to my daughter?
  29. I feel abandoned by my fellow Americans—and now I finally understand the despair of Trump’s supporters
  30. Does History Matter
  31. Why a Trump president or even a Hillary Clinton presidency wouldn’t bring us World War 3
  32. Three feminist truths about this election
  33. Why I Cried Watching Hillary Clinton’s Concession Speech
  34. Why Hillary’s Steel Resolve Went into the Smelter
  35. Trade troubles ahead: What Trump’s victory means for Asia
  36. The Trump Card.
  37. Trump elected president, reactions
  38. Hurt Crying Hillary Clinton supporters trying to deal with the new reality
  39. How the Trump Win Played Out in South Asia – India Real Time – WSJ
  40. Chinese Flag-Maker Flooded With Orders in Wake of Trump Win – China Real Time Report – WSJ
  41. So much for the will of the people…
  42. God Trumps Evil
  43. Trump’s unlikely win and why it’s a blessing in disguise

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Trump et al.— The Global Storm

The displeasure and rancour having people voting for the anti-establishment fighters is created by the politicians who closed their ears for the many cries of the people who felt that they became poorer and poorer, whilst those on top made every effort to enrich themselves.

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Back To The Routes coming from the Delhi cantonment and got to see how India is filled with such gems as a Pineapple Wizardry and treasures in every street and every corner.
This time he looks further than the dusty roads of Bareilly, a small town in Uttar Pradesh, where he could have the first sight of nana-nani’s house was nani standing outside the house waiting to meet him. {The Storeroom}

All around him he sees posts about how when Trump won, so did sexism, racism and hate. But the issue runs much deeper.

  • international + national events— Brexit, Trump’s victory, Unrest among middle class + higher classes in India = something very common about them: lack of resources.
  • migrants = they take away jobs => hate
  • classes are getting competition from lower classes => state is improving
  • assuage fear + disgust = blame migrants (globally), the ‘biharis’ (in India), the ‘muslim-terrorists’ (in Europe), the feminazis (globally) => your xenophobia, your racism, your sexism.

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Preceding:

Coming closer to the end of 2015 and the end for Donald Trump as presidential candidate

Walls,colours, multiculturalism, money to flow, Carson, Trump and consorts

When so desperate to hold onto power

Are United States of America citizens going to show their senses

Brexit No. 2 Blow-up

Nigel Farage called Donald Trump’s victory ‘bigger than Brexit’

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Further reading

  1. Here’s What The Country’s Leaders Are Saying Following Trump’s Win
  2. President Obama Urges Americans To Support Trump: ‘We Are All Now Rooting’ For Donald
  3. Iowa voters pick Trump, but unhappy with both candidates
  4. No, 48% of Americans didn’t vote for Trump
  5. America Rising
  6. An Open Letter To America
  7. S.S. United States, Full Right Rudder
  8. Lament, Holy Anger, and Pastoral Encouragement: A Statement on Election Night 2016
  9. The Grand Illusion
  10. Election 2016: two things I (kinda) got right
  11. they tried to bury us. they didn’t know that we were seeds.
  12. Hillary never understood
  13. Post Mortem
  14. As a Christian, voting wasn’t easy
  15. Hillary Clinton’s Concession Speech – Full Text
  16. Election 2016 aftermath: Where does America go from here?

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​All around us, I see posts about how when Trump won, so did sexism, racism and hate. But the issue runs much deeper.

First think about this question— would you mind so much about caste-based reservation if there were enough seats in colleges? If people were hardly even applying to AIIMS or IIT because there were so many seats?

No?

Then let’s come to our point.

If you look at all international and national events— Brexit, Trump’s victory, Unrest among the middle class and higher classes in India, you’ll see something very common about them: lack of resources. Why do Americans or British hate migrants? Because they take away jobs. Why do many males not like females working? Because they offer competition in jobs. Why do they want to make UK/US great again? Because there was no race for survival before. Why do we hate reservation? Because we don’t have…

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Nigel Farage called Donald Trump’s victory ‘bigger than Brexit’

A stand-in Ukip leader said while the votes were being counted that it

‘looks like 2016 is going to be the year of two big political revolutions’

Nigel Farage saying it would be

‘bigger than Brexit.

I hand over the mantle to @RealDonaldTrump! Many congratulations. You have fought a brave campaign.

Marine Le Pen

Other far-right leaders across Europe, like Marine Le Pen, leader of the Front National, welcomed the news. She said

The party’s vice president Florian Philippot also tweeted a photo of Le Pen with the caption:

‘Their world is collapsing. Ours is being built.’

Beatrix von Storch.jpgBeatrix von Storch, Member of the European Parliament for the right-wing Alternative for Germany party, said the result was ‘historic’ but also declared to Die Welt:

‘Even if Trump is an outsider, he will have to prove that he will really change the U.S., especially when it comes to foreign policy.’

GW-Rotterdam-DSC 0218.jpgThe other anti-establishment person the West knows, Geert Wilders, leader of the far-right Party for Freedom (Partij voor de Vrijheid – PVV) in Holland, where there are also elections coming up, said

‘the people are taking their country-back’

and in his heads hopes that the Dutch will do that also soon.

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Brexit No. 2 Blow-up

In the United States of America some people could go to sleep in shock over what they just had witnessed. In Europe we awakened in unbelief or some in what they thought was a nightmare.

In Europe many mouths fell wide open hearing that the person who traffics in misogyny, racism, intimidation and bullying got chosen by the majority of one of the most important states of the world. Europe got really punched hard into the face.

Generally the world should see in what happened a serious signal of which they better take account. The same as with what happened in Great Britain, most people thought it not possible to come Donald Trump so far nor having the British public voting with the majority for a Brexit nor seeing the majority of Americans voting for Donald Trump as president. Those election results of both cases say more about what is going on in the country. Plus for the States

it says more of the sentiments of the people who cast their votes than it does about the vile man they have elected.

Many, the night before the Brexit referendum, went to bed having told their children that Brexit never would happen. When they woke up they saw an unexpected face of their divided country. They had to discover that the racist, anti-immigration, protest vote had won and Britain had chosen to leave the European Union.

Last night, probably many kissed their kids goodnight, saying them we were going to have an historic day, and could greet the first woman president in the US’s history.

Women have lost, and not with a few votes. The one guy who finds it normal that men may touch or grab a woman wherever and whenever they want has gone over the line brilliantly. Though when appearing on the platform he seemed surprised in a way, and talked surprisingly much calmer than he had ever done.

Donald Trump becomes 45th president of the United States after shocking win

Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States (Picture: AP/John Locher)

 

Previously the media tiger and mister soap himself had done everything to ‘kill’ his opponents and to spread hate and division. Now he called to come together as one united nation. He even made a promise to work to

“bind the wounds of division”

and bring Americans together as the next president of the United States as he claimed victory in the wee hours of Wednesday morning.

“I say it is time for us to come together as one united people,”

Trump said. Concerning his pledge to every citizen of his land that he will be president

“for all Americans and this is so important to me.”

we can wonder if he considers Afro-Americans, Hispanic and/or Latino Americans, Cuban-Americans, Iraqi-Americans (including Arabs, Assyrians, Kurds, Armenians, Jews, Mandeans, Muslims, Christians, and Yazidis), Iranian-Americans or Persian-Americans (some of them belonging to the highest educated people in the United States), plus the other Jews and Muslims also part of “the Americans“. How shall he going to treat those Black Americans (or Negroes he called “monkeys”),  the third largest racial and ethnic group in the United States (after White Americans and Hispanic and Latino Americans) and what will be his plans to unite those families which had put their hope in becoming united, but may see them now thrown out of the beloved States where they lived and worked for so many years and raised their kids making them to believe they were part of a great nation.

For people in the West, Trump had a positive message. He sought to reassure Europeans and other nations that he would try to work together with those nations which were willing to co-operate with him, though

“While we will always put America’s interests first, we will deal fairly with everyone — with everyone. We will seek common ground, not hostility,”

he said.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump arrives on stage with his family to sppeak to supporters during election night at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York on November 9, 2016. Trump won the US presidency. / AFP PHOTO / Timothy A. CLARYTIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump on stage with his family to speak to supporters during election night at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York on November 9, 2016. Trump won the US presidency.

When he was running as a candidate he had no good word for Hillary Clinton but now he congratulated her and reminded all present that she is a “tuff girl” and congratulated her for her

“very, very hard-fought campaign.”

He even went so far to say Americans

“owe her a major debt of gratitude”

for her decades of public service.

The champion of the night said Clinton called him to concede the race and to congratulate Trump on his victory.

Also for the other people he threw acetic acid in the face he was giving out his hand. But still he wanted all to belief not many where against him, he said

“To those who have chosen not to support me in the past — of which there were a few people — I’m reaching out to you for your guidance and your help so that we can work together and unify our great country.”

The candidate who snapped his fingers at any decent law or moral attitude and slanted or stretched the truth, poured scorn, belittling his political rivals, he now gave time to shower some with flowers, like his staff and advisers, also giving thanks to Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Jeff Sessions, Mike Huckabee and special praise to Reince Priebus asking his superstar, the Republican National Committee chairman to join him at the podium and to mention Ben Carson. He also expressed that it was time now to step over the political rivalry to focus on the unification again of the country, for which he will provide money to rebuild it, giving it again good infrastructure like new roads.

We are going to fix our inner cities and rebuild our highways, bridges, tunnels, airports, schools, hospitals. We’re going to rebuild our infrastructure, which will become, by the way, second to none, and we will put millions of our people to work as we rebuild it. We will also finally take care of our great veterans who have been so loyal, and I’ve gotten to know so many over this 18-month journey.

In his plan there is also place for them who did not support him.

“To those who have chosen not to support me in the past — of which there were a few people — I’m reaching out to you for your guidance and your help so that we can work together and unify our great country,”

he said.

the world has to know

America will no longer settle for anything less than the best. We must reclaim our country’s destiny and dream big and bold and daring. We have to do that. We’re going to dream of things for our country, and beautiful things and successful things once again.

Having been awakened with this vision of the 45th president of the United States the whole  world should seriously investigate how the Brexit could happen and how this man got elected.

Clearly it shows how people are fed up with certain politics and how they yearn for change, having a disgust of the establishment that does not have enough ears to the population. In Great Britain and in the United states the blue coloured worker is too long ignored. The middle class is also squeezed out like a lemon and has enough of those in power who try to  limit the power of the ‘ordinary folks’ but do everything to make their pockets filled with enough money and power.

The people have spoken and defeated all the polls showing their dissatisfaction with the political system. all over the world countries and politicians in particular should learn their lesson from what happened now in the United states of America and from what happened in Great Britain.
If they do not soon learn their lesson and change for the good, they will have to face even bigger disasters in their country.

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What went on before:

Coming closer to the end of 2015 and the end for Donald Trump as presidential candidate

Walls,colours, multiculturalism, money to flow, Carson, Trump and consorts

Are United States of America citizens going to show their senses

When so desperate to hold onto power

Some quotes Americans should remember when going to the ballot office

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Additional reading

  1. Jews the next scapegoat for Donald Trump
  2. The American clouds of Anti-Semitism
  3. Blinded crying blue murder having being made afraid by a bugaboo
  4. Trump brand of migrant demonization #1
  5. Children of Men

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Further reading

  1. Cartoon of the day
  2. Wait, and see.
  3. don’t be manipulated by fear-mongering (Jesus trumps Trump)
  4. Trump: Ban all Muslim travel to U.S.
  5. Trump: “‘Oh freedom of speech, freedom of speech.’ These are foolish people.”
  6. The Donald Trumps the Constitution
  7. U.S. Presidential Election 2016: Voter turnout drops to near 50 per cent
  8. This is where the story ends
  9. I thought explaining Brexit to my kids was bad. Explaining Trump is worse (Be careful on this article you may find an upsetting capturing picture)
  10. Trumped: We have a responsibility to explain Trump to our kids without sounding like Trump
  11. The US Electorate Trumps Their Political Establishment
  12. The world today 
  13. Hope not hate
  14. Stop Being so Negative about Donald Trump Becoming the President
  15. Joe Tomlinson, Jake Rylatt and Duncan Fairgrieve: And Then There Were Eleven: Some
  16. Context on the Supreme Court Sitting En Banc in the Article 50 Case
  17. Closed Trump Trades – Frustrating minor Loss
  18. The “Deplorables” Have Spoken
  19. “I’m just upset”
  20. Simon’s Blog Unknown Unknowns….
  21. Another blog about hate winning
  22. A Rude Awakening.
  23. When all bets are off
  24. Brexit/trump a wakeup Call.
  25. What content marketing can learn from Brexit and the US election
  26. About The Stock Markets
  27. Jammed: US Treasury 10Y-2Y Yield Curve Slope Jumps To 111 After Election
  28. Electoral Fears
  29. Welcome to the minority
  30. #Brexit: “passporting”, “3rd-country equivalence”, and related issues
  31. Crossing the line between arts and politics – Christine E Walters
  32. The day one wall came down, another went up
  33. Electile Dysfunction
  34. Jeremy Corbyn says Donald Trump win is ‘unmistakable rejection of establishment’ as Theresa May congratulates new US president
  35. Trump et al.— The Global Storm
  36. Goodbye to hope?
  37. Widening the Gap: Toblerone and the US Election
  38. Sarah Palin, Trump Victory “inspired by Brexit” and “we don’t want this globalism.”
  39. This day in 1989 and 2016
  40. Paul Ryan says Trump will lead ‘unified Republican government’
  41. Heart-wrenching video captures devastation of Clinton supporters as Trump victory became apparent
  42. Trump as a possible one-term President
  43. Jerry Mander – Trump Ran Against Himself and Won
  44. Married in Trumpland
  45. Watch: Fights & Protests Break Out In Front Of The White House & All Across America
  46. White People Glad They Can Finally Have A Turn In Power
  47. Here’s to Jeb and the NeverTrumpers who thought he couldn’t make it…
  48. How Do I Feel About the US Election?
  49. Hillary Clinton: A Story of Unmet Objectives
  50. This Isn’t the End (It Just Feels Like It)
  51. Retorts: The deep political divide remains
  52. Defeat of a Democracy
  53. The one graph that tells you why Donald Trump won the presidency
  54. Emotional Van Jones: ‘How do I explain this to my children?’
  55. Moving on from Election 2016
  56. We Must Aim Higher
  57. After the Election 2k16
  58. Stephen King Is “Shutting Down” After Trump Win
  59. What will we tell our children?
  60. Political Commentary- Outcome
  61. Dear America,
  62. Americans Desperately Try to Find New Diversion Topic for Thanksgiving Now That Election Is Over
  63. Donald Trump Did Not Destroy America

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Some quotes Americans should remember when going to the ballot office

“I moved on her like a bitch, but I couldn’t get there. And she was married.”

English: Donald Trump speaking at CPAC 2011 in...

Donald Trump speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Trump caught on a bus on tape. And more than once he was not blushing saying

“I did try and fuck her. She was married.”

Also saying women asked for it and it was normal man should take advantage of women.

“Just kiss. I don’t even wait. And when you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything.”

Defending himself

“This was locker room banter, a private conversation that took place many years ago. Bill Clinton has said far worse to me on the golf course – not even close. I apologize if anyone was offended.”

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“You can do anything. … Grab them by the pussy. You can do anything.”

Trump, to Billy Bush, in a 2005 recording in which he boasts about his treatment of women. The Washington Post obtained the recording and posted it on Oct. 7.

“You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes. Blood coming out of her wherever.”

Trump, about Megyn Kelly, in an interview with CNN’s Don Lemon the night after first GOP debate.
Kelly had hosted a Republican Primary debate and asked Trump about his sexism including calling some women

“fat pigs, dogs, slobs, and disgusting animals.”

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“Utterly immoral”, “a pathological liar”, “a serial philanderer”, “and a narcissist on a level that the country has never seen.”

Ted Cruz.  (Trump responded by implying Cruz’s father was involved in the Kennedy assassination.)

“Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing. I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press.”

Trump referencing Clinton’s deleted emails.

Hillary Clinton should be put in the firing line and shot for treason.”

Trump’s veterans adviser Al Baldasaro and Trump gladdly calling people to take up a weapon and come to do what they have to do. (?!? – For me a clear signal he was calling to kill Hillary Clinton., making sure he would not have to do the dirty job.) Though he tried to convince all that he himself

“I alone can fix it.”

Trump, in his July 21 acceptance speech at the GOP convention, on how he will reform the system.

“If we don’t win, this will be the single greatest waste of time, energy and money in my life,”

Trump yesterday ending his marathon final day of campaigning with a final rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he implored his supporters to get out and vote.

He repeated

“You have one magnificent chance to beat the corrupt system and deliver justice,”

“Do not let this opportunity slip away.”

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Mike Murphy, a veteran GOP strategist warned

“This is not simply another four-year election. This is a crossroads in the history of our civilization that will determine whether or not we the people reclaim control over our government.”

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Former Republican presidential candidate and supporter of Donald Trump

“Think about what is at stake here. We’re not talking about Trump or Clinton, we’re talking about whether or not we’re going to have a country that is of, for and by the people or a country that is of, for and by the government. It’s not about whether we like this candidate or like that candidate, it’s about the platforms and the direction of which they will take the country and you must think about your children, your grandchildren and everybody else who’s coming behind us and not your own personal sensibilities.”

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“The real question for us is what kind of country we want to be.”

Hillary Clinton yesterday as she addressed the 33,000-person crowd, her largest of the campaign, after she had said about Trump

“We know enough about my opponent, we know who he is.”

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The most important questions for anybody thinking of running for president are not “Will you run and can you win?” There is, “What is your vision for America? And can you lead us there?”

Hillary Clinton

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Coming closer to the end of 2015 and the end for Donald Trump as presidential candidate

Walls,colours, multiculturalism, money to flow, Carson, Trump and consorts

Are United States of America citizens going to show their senses

When so desperate to hold onto power

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Further reading

  1. Trump vs. Hillary: The Lesser of Two Evils?
  2. How and when we’ll know the fate of Donald Trump, other Republicans
  3. Political Cartoon: Hillary Clinton Corruption Scandal
  4. Never Trump?
  5. Hillary’s Emails: How Things Stand on Election Day
  6. Quote of the week: Week of Nov 7, 2016
  7. Watch “Neo-Nazis explain why they like Donald Trump” on YouTube
  8. Hollywood Election Donations Heavily Lopsided in Favor of Hillary Clinton
  9. Clinton vs. Trump: The 5 States to Watch Tonight Most Closely
  10. Oh, What a Lovely War! Delusional Foreign Policy Could Bring Disaster
  11. The party favors and delicacies of American-themed “election parties” all around the world
  12. Donald Trump votes in New York City
  13. Crowd boos as Donald Trump arrives to vote
  14. The Calamity Of America’s Scientific Future Under A President Trump
  15. Rare photos of ‘The Donald’
  16. “Not Voting with my Vagina”
  17. Trump for Senate? Machine mistake irks Virginia voters

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When so desperate to hold onto power

This past year we have seen how certain people tried to do everything to get another person in the bad light. All tactics where used to bring negative news in the ether. Members of certain political groups did not mind tearing down ‘colleagues’, calling them names and trying to pulverise them in public.

Carson in 2015

Benjamin Solomon “Ben” Carson, Sr. , neurosurgeon, writer and politician, running for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election

Even a reluctant politician who is really concerned about saving the American nation, (probably) because of his coloured skin, was by a much broader man from his own party laughed at and ridiculed. Though also speaking his mind Ben Carson did not come up to the word-waterfall of the person who should have been his team mate.

Ben Carson, who saw as the dangers of Political Correctness, suspended his campaign at the CPAC conference in Maryland on March 4, 2016. It looked like many did not want to know of Carson’s political traditional views which seemed to be infused with common sense. Seeing that the national debt of those states, other countries jealously look at, is incalculably excessive, he proposes a flat tax – just and correct, in his estimation, because it mirrors the Biblical mandate of tithing – as the solution.

For the other interesting candidate with very good propositions it is clear that at this time of massive wealth and income inequality, the Americans need a progressive tax system in their country that is based on the ability to pay. Like it is unacceptable in Belgium and other countries that major corporations pay nothing in federal income taxes, and that corporate CEOs in the country often enjoy an effective tax rate that is lower than their secretaries, in the Western World we should start stopping to pamper the rich, making them even wealthier, propertied at the cost of the hard working lower income group.

In the U.S.A., Belgium and other European countries we can see that the middle class is depleted and less people are willing to take the risk starting a new business, not receiving enough cheep money because the citizens do not get enough interest on their savings and are penalised when buying shares, having to pay over and over taxes on each transaction and gain (but Belgians cannot deduct the losses from their taxes).
With good reason the democratic party man asked for democratic measures demanding the wealthiest Americans and largest corporations paying their fair share in taxes. Naturally the wealthy man good in his skin had enough reason to stand up against this man which he also called a communist. A typical trick to call everything what smells a little bit to social to pull the machine-gun.

According to Ben Carson

“It is obvious that the media has decided who the winner of this election should be; but by so grossly overplaying its hand, the media has lost all credibility as a source for objective facts and surrendered its role as a neutral arbiter of political discourse.”

Worse is also that the media were manipulated by offices which should take care everything is under control. But the FBI bringing out news just to undermine a candidate or to bring tumult in the race is unheard of and should not be done. What would people say if by an investigation about some one everything is brought in the news before anything is known for sure or even when the investigation does not go about that person?

The man who in the past has given money to both parties, according to whom suited him best for his needs, now has taken over the strings and has played Punch and Judy, with the real life marionettes of the republic as well as of the democratic party. Several democratic party members were so caught up in their own egos they failed to see how Trump drove a wedge between the republican party members.

Strangely enough people like Carson suddenly came into the defence of their attacker concerning his misconduct with women. But he was right in saying

“It doesn’t matter whether they’re lying or not. What matters is that the train is going off the cliff. We’re taking our eye off of that, and we’re getting involved in other issues.”

All time everything was done to get the eyes and minds away from real political, economical, social and welfare issues. From Trump we nearly never heard him to go deeper in the real issues and presenting his projects. Clinton at the other hand gave enough time to see in her cards and allowed people to think about what she is proposing and wants to have done when she becomes a president. Her party has a real program ready – or that is what we are made to believe, and which I think all can believe they will be ready to tackle the presidency on an international diplomatic level. Hillary Clinton has the experience and knows how many beans go to the dozen.

The man who wants her imprisoned and shall take care she and all other of his opponents shall be tampered with when he becomes president, has already been lashing out at anyone who did not show enough loyalty to him. He also detached himself from and de-legitimized the institutions of American political life, calling the system rotten. If he would be able to show where the system goes wrong and he is also not involved or on that same rotten line, there would not be such a problem. He in the previous years as made well use of that system that could provide protection for all his lucrative businesses. He was able to misuse foreign workers to have the work done cheap for him, and he agreed he went to the roof when his food was not ready when he came home or when it did not go to his likings. Dangerous also is that he is proclaiming conspiracies everywhere — in polls (rigged), in debate moderators (biased) and in the election itself (soon to be stolen). But he wanted the people to believe they did not need an election because when Hilary wins that would be the proof all is screwed up and that is all one fraud, so they better had to take him straight away, without voting, to make him the next president of the United States of America.

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Cartoon taken from the must read article Just Sayin’ by Barking In The Dark

Pulsating with grievance and vitriol, unmoored from conservative orthodoxy, and deeply suspicious of the fast-changing culture and the consequences of globalization, at no point ever having shown to have a good knowledge about foreign policy, nor diplomacy, he not only broke down people outside the republican party. He managed to show the world how fractured and unconsistent the republican party has become, because so many were so much busy by trying to save their own skin in the hope to get some place when Trump would be on, that they forgot to think in union for the party. Fearing for their own life they gave up the credibility of the party.

What veteran GOP strategist Mike Murphy says should the minds go rolling and got many’ s eyes opened

“I think Trump is right: the shackles have been released, but they were the shackles of reality.”

Though I am not quite sure of his following saying

“Trump has now shifted to a mode of complete egomaniacal self-indulgence. If he’s going to go off with these merry alt-right pranksters and only talk to people who vote Republican no matter what, he’s going to lose the election substantially.”

A bigger problem which shall rise is that when trump looses it shall take a long time before the wounds of the republican party shall be healed.

As a nation the Americans may find themselves so divided as to be broken. By all the actions and all the storms and fires Trump ignited the American citizens are so divided that they have never before experienced and which many do not realise the cracks are really as terrible as the sounds he made.

Now we have the constituents of one political party so consumed by hatred that they will go along with their party’s vow to, in effect, tear up the Constitution. This hatred has been stoked by a cynical Republican Party so desperate to hold onto power at any, and all, cost that they are willing to inflame the fears of their base with unfounded rumor, lies and innuendo promoted by an eminently unqualified candidate who has both encouraged gun owners to do “something” if Hillary wins, and encouraged Moscow to hack our election – and, who embodies the very worst in us. {Despicable; The Republican Legacy}

American know best how much they can trust the sayings of their parties. But we in the West saw already how they worked against Barack Obama and made him life difficult. In case the Republicans are going to do what they promised, Americans shall come to face a terrible difficult time. They made it quite clear that if Hillary Clinton is elected President they will not let her govern, they will not consider her Supreme Court appointee and they will, in fact, block any of her initiatives – and they will hold hearings with the expressed intention to impeach.

By all the mud which has been thrown, all the indecency that went on, all the interfering of intelligence forces and secret agents interfering with internal political matters, made this election a turning point in the American history, proving how much democracy has been turned upside down. Also the previous events made that the people in charge of the country shall have to proof again to the public that it is serious business for them and not just a game of getting the highest position to do whatever they want for gaining the most amount of money no matter if the ordinary citizen has to kneel down for it and give in a lot of his earnings and has to face walls around boarders and not receiving certain foreign products any more because of bad relations.

In case the person with the biggest tongue, who has constantly spewed racism, lies and insults towards Hillary Clinton, immigrants, women and anyone who disagrees with him, and has brought the Americans to the this pinnacle of a culture of hate, wins than the West also would have to take a careful attitude concerning the diplomatic arrangements to be made in the near future. Like the Brexit voters awakened after the British election it can well be that Americans also could awaken in the next nightmare, having their so called ‘saviour’ showing his real face and letting all what he promised aside like a ‘good joke’ they would not have had to believe, like Nigel Farage also told the population they could have know he could not provide all that money for social security or give all those things the public wanted.

But even when the Americans show their lucid mind their country, its ability to govern and be governed by law, has now been so damaged by the Republican Party that it will take many decades for them to recover. As ever they will do, but like by any war they’ll come out of it very handicapped.

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Preceding

Coming closer to the end of 2015 and the end for Donald Trump as presidential candidate

Walls,colours, multiculturalism, money to flow, Carson, Trump and consorts

Are United States of America citizens going to show their senses

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Please come to read also

  1. Whoever makes tomorrow better than today wins a vote
  2. It’s time for a new way to elect a president
  3. Despicable; The Republican Legacy
  4. Just sayin’

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Additional reading

  1. Trump brand of migrant demonization #1
  2. Children of Men

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Further reading

  1. More and more Republicans support Trump’s draconian—and downright inhumane—deportation proposal
  2. Operation Wetback, the 1950s immigration policy Donald Trump loves, explained
  3. Donald Trump on Immigration 2000 Reform Primary Challenger for President
  4. Advice for People Close to Trump
  5. Ben Carson Says Trump Tape is Media Scheme to Cover Hillary’s Ass
  6. Donald Trump’s Statements On Sexual Assault And Rap Lyrics Are Completely Incomparable
  7. Afternoon Minute: “Luke Cage” Star Responds To Criticisms About His White Wife 1
  8. Afternoon Minute: “Luke Cage” Star Responds To Criticisms About His White Wife 2
  9. Watch: Ben Carson ‘Surprised’ CNN Anchor Hasn’t Heard ‘Locker Room Talk’ Like Trump’s
  10. Watch Ben Carson Render CNN’s Brianna Keiler Speechless With His Defense Of Trump’s ‘Locker Room Talk’
  11. Skip This if you Don’t Want to Know my Thoughts on the Election
  12. Trump defender Ben Carson finds one Obamacare piece not all bad
  13. Ben Carson on ‘Morning Joe’: ‘Turn Her Microphone Off’
  14. Ben Carson Says ‘It Doesn’t Matter’ If Trump Accusers Are Lying Or Not
  15. The Presidential Race: What am I missing?
  16. Ben Carson Gave Perhaps His Most Off The Rails Interview Yet On MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ Today
  17. I Respect Trump More Than I Respect This Guy
  18. You get up with fleas
  19. Done for life
  20. Ben Carson Addresses Trump’s Sexual Assault Allegations at Metro Rally
  21. Inside Donald Trump’s echo chamber of conspiracies, grievances and vitriol
  22. Willie D. – “Coon 2” (A Michael Jordan, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz and Steve Harvey Diss)
  23. Seriously? 
  24. Ben Carson: ‘We Just Need A System That Is Not Political’
  25. Ben Carson: ‘Think About Your Children And Grandchildren’
  26. Donald Trump once had a meeting
  27. FBI Ramps Up Investigation – Hillary Clinton May Have Violated Public Corruption Laws
  28. A John The Baptist Sermon For America Today
  29. Prominent Surrogates Campaign For Trump, Clinton
  30. The 17 Craziest things said in this election
  31. I Supported Donald Trump for a Day
  32. 16 Songs to Get You Through Election Day
  33. But Even If He Doesn’t
  34. Fox Election Coverage: Dour Early Focus on a Divided America
  35. Voters flock to women’s suffragist leader Susan B. Anthony’s grave on Election Day
  36. Here’s The Unedited Truth About Both Of Our Presidential Candidates
  37. #ImWithHer
  38. My vote for Donald J. Trump and Mike Pence is officially in…
  39. Clinton and Trump Election Parties Will Be About a Mile Apart Causing New York Security Concerns
  40. Clinton and Trump Election Parties Will Be About a Mile Apart Causing New York Security Concerns
  41. Third Female President
  42. Why Donald Trump bests Hillary Clinton on key tech policies
  43. Lady Gaga performs with Jon Bon Jovi at Midnight Clinton Rally
  44. Talking to Americans Nov 9
  45. First female commander-in-chief or billionaire President? US decides today
  46. Chance the Rapper Held a “Parade to the Polls” Following His Concert Last Night
  47. A final economic health check in the most important swing states
  48. The Best and Worst Lessons We Learned from the 2016 Election
  49. Dan and Michelle’s Unofficial Presidential Text Poll
  50. U.S. markets hold their breath on Election Day
  51. Battleground ’16: Election Day Is Finally Here
  52. Both George Bush AND Michael Moore support Hillary Clinton for President… Has George Bush suddenly become Progressive…Or…is Michael Moore just “a sack of sh-t”? | Paul Joseph Watson (Video)
  53. Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton Final Florida Polls November 8th
  54. Election Day: Why a Vote for Hillary Clinton is a Vote for Evil!
  55. Election Day Is Officially Here: Two Topless Chicks Decided To Protest Trump At A Polling Location
  56. Canadian dollar stable as U.S. voters head to the polls on Election Day
  57. the day herstory is made
  58. Is an upset possible? Don’t ask the pollsters
  59. Hillary Clinton Casts Her Vote In New York, Citing How ‘Incredibly Happy’ She Feels On Election Day
  60. Trending GIF: hillary clinton, vote, voting, election day, election day 2016, casting vote, cast vote
  61. Here’s what Donald Trump posted to Twitter on election eve
  62. Go Vote! Oliver the German Shepherd Puppy’s Go Vote Public Service Announcement
  63. This really is a climate change election
  64. Early Election Results: Clinton Leads Florida, Colorado — Races Look Tight
  65. Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? America starts to vote in the most divisive election in history: Tuesday US election briefing
  66. Decision 2016
  67. A Divided Country, A Divisive Election: Where Do We Go From Here?
  68. How Democrat Rallies Treat The Country
  69. Predictions for North Carolina
  70. Clinton Supporters Are Going To The Polls Dressed In White — Here’s Why
  71. The Shattered Glass, a Quartz cocktail to drink if Hillary Clinton wins

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Are United States of America citizens going to show their senses

Only a few hours are left for American citizens to decide if they are going to remain loyal to a political party or opt for the security of their own nation and the world.

36 years ago there was a republican who shouted he was going to

“make America great again”

In 1896 the Republican Party (GOP) became dominant until 1932. In 1964 the United States of America could again find themselves a critical election with a shift at the presidential level to the Republican (GOP) presidential candidates. However, there was a gradual shift toward the GOP at the state and local levels, as Aldrich (2000) and others have found. Democratic voting remained strong into the 1970s and only slowly shifted towards the GOP as state Republican organizations systematically broadened their base in the 1980s and 1990s.

Some actor could get the people also at his political hand. The majority voted Donald Reagan to be the 40th president of their nation from 1980 onwards, though or perhaps because for his conservative Republicanism, his fervent anticommunism, and his appealing personal style, characterized by a jaunty affability and folksy charm.

It must be said that was a man of words and his remarkable skill as an orator earned him the title “the Great Communicator.”  His party member with the big words or big mouth for this presidential election has not such refined vocabulary neither refined manners.

In the 1960ies the Americans and Europeans could already not that more and more money came into the play. those who wanted to get through presidential primaries had to have enough financial backing. Today it has been made clear those who have not enough financial resources do not have any chance at all.

After 1968 the extensive use of political advertising on television became something the ordinary American seemed to find normal. The high cost of presidential campaigns and the consequent increase in the influence of special interest groups made the system more corrupt, whilst the majority of the American population did not notice how they where lured into the trap of commercialism and public indoctrination by the media.

From the 1960ies time spend on fund-raising increased, but with the present primaries we could see and hear that setting up a big mouth and telling as much private matters and lies about the opponents as possible would bring most nominations. The 2012 election became the most expensive in history at an estimated cost of $6 billion (presidential and congressional elections combined). This election shall probably a much higher figure.

The man of words who became president in 1980 had promised to do things and had not told so many lies nor did not find it necessary to throw with mud all the time not giving any decent answers to the problems to be solved.

Reagan from the beginning made it clear he would not work together with the Soviet Union and other communist or dictatorial countries, actively seeking a rollback or collapse of the USSR as well as an end to the Cold War. This time his republican party presents a candidate who loves dictatorship and already gave enough signs what he would do to get all those who stand in his way, out of the way. The republican candidate beginning 21st century does not mind at all to work with the Russian and Turkish dictators and finds that Europe had to be already a long time (since last year) the battlefield for a world in which America would be glad to provide the weapons.

The sale of such weapons has to increase and is part of making the States bigger and stronger, having more fighting countries dependent on the weapon deliveries.

Supporters of Trump point and scream at an anti-Trump demonstrator holding a sign during a Trump campaign rally in Fountain Hills, Arizona. [Reuters]

Though Donald Trump did not proof to know much about history and geography, the world should know that he is not the first authoritarian demagogue who could take power and undermine constitutional government in the US or Europe. Right-wing authoritarian populists have often grabbed power during economic crises, particularly in Western societies suffering national decline and severe racial divisions or culture wars.

In the bad economic situation of his country and in the fear of many for the refugees the man with the big mouth and the big purse, knows how to get people to believe in what he promises going to do for making the county big. He has not a particular ‘moustache’ but his attitude, body language and way of shouting, creating lots of  non-saying winds, stoking fire, for getting him into power, is something more people should be aware off and fear for.

When Reagan spoke of his great America, he meant one for all American citizens

“men and women of all races, nationalities and faiths bringing home to their families a decent paycheck.”

Concerning the way of financial compensation Trump already proved with his imperium how he made money on the slavery of others. He sometimes in the debates said Americans  should give work to Americans, though he himself hired lots of Chinese and brought in material from China, though it could all come from the states itself.

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Ronald Wilson Reagan, American politician and actor, 40th President of the United States, from 1981 to 1989.

For those who did not have opportunities to go to college Reagan promised a solution and got arrangements when he was a president to have more people having the opportunity to study where they wanted. This time those with no money would not have to hope for changes to go to a high school, because the State should not fund such ‘idiots’ (dixit Trump)? For those without opportunities this time they should know it is their own fault and others should not pay for them.

Reagan his convention was full of optimism and specific plans to cut taxes, deregulate energy and enhance the military. The republican convention in Cleveland showed a total different republican party, with no place at all for people who could not proof they are real Caucasian in-breath Americans. Now Trump has allowed some coloured people around him and some Hispanic because he cleverly knows very well he needs them to get in, but can dump them straight after he is elected to president.

Those Americans who sincerely believe that the name calling from the beginning of the primaries is all gone and past show, shall be very surprised as the real Trump turns up again after they gave him their vote. The same what happened in Germany in the 1930ies could now repeat itself in the New World, if the American citizens are not careful.

At many occasions Donald Trump showed his disgust for people who come from other countries and for those who have not the same skin colour as him and do not have the same faith as the majority of Americans. On more than one occasion we heard Trump calling brown or black-coloured people not ‘niggers’ but “monkeys”.

According to Trump Jews, Muslims, Hispanics are the cause of the United States of America “going to hell” (his words). For him it is clear America has to do away with them and

“liberate our citizens from the crime and terrorism and lawlessness that threatens their communities.”

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67th United States Secretary of State Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton, Democratic Party nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election

Trump all the time tried to take away the focus away from his own personality and his own background, shooting with enough dynamite, to have those coming to his speeches to cry out to get away with Hilary Clinton, who seemed to have done the worst of crimes. He also tapped into everything that the Americans dislike about the last eight years of presidency under Barack Obama in the “corrupt system”. Himself forgetting to be part of that corrupt system and having created enough opportunities to make himself rich in not always kosher manners, but knowing himself that is perhaps the only way to become so rich as he.

Today we can see that the one man who managed to build up a huge “money fort”, created not only his own brand, both in business and politics, he also managed to pull the wool over most American’s their eyes.

Republicans claim to revere Reagan, yet their 2016 nominee fails to honour his ideals and made brushwood of many of the other republican candidates, also bringing a program (if you can call it that) which goes far away from the lines of the republican party Europe and the rest of the world knows.

For a quarter-century Hilary Clinton has been the GOP‘s go-to gal for outrage. Though today many republican should come to consider if they are going to honour their republican party and vote for this bugaboo or shall better choose from the “two bad people” the least bad one. They should sincerely come to think either to save the country or to save the position of that nominee, of which they better wonder if they can agree with all he says.

The danger is that the man with his big mouth and so many lies, like the English politician Nigel Farage who got the Brits in the Brexit debacle, can have enough people on his hands to become the next president. We have seen the many caustic attacks from republicans to the democratic candidate. But they should open their eyes and get to see what this smart woman really has already accomplished on international political level and how diplomatic she always has been, even in the most difficult situations.

It is a pity she did not united with the very promising Bernie Sanders. It is good she begun to integrate some of Sanders’ demands about free college education, more expansive funding of social needs, confronting institutionalized racism and mass incarceration, stronger anti-fracking and higher solar and wind production, a higher minimum wage, and reversing Citizens United.

We can only hope Sanders’ supporters have come out of the cold shower and shall be willing to support their other Democratic candidate. All should see that the democratic system is in danger when Trump would become the leader of the United States. His right-wing populism and the power of the weapons-lobby also can create a real political revolution and can bring the country in more troublesome times than now.

Lauren Carasik, the Director of the International Human Rights Clinic at Western New England University School of Law writes

Though the racialised and nativist hostility he has exploited will not evaporate with Trump’s defeat, it would be immeasurably amplified if he wins.

Either way, the enduring damage to the country’s international standing and founding ideals is already incalculable.

We in Europe do know that Trump is no fool but a very ‘handy’ man cunning as a fox. We also know that lots of the things he promised he shall never go to fulfil. But he made it clear that he would abandon America’s obligations to their North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies, and for sure we in Europe shall have to face it. But we in Europe shall have nothing any more to say about human rights of which the nation under his presidency shall not be bothered, because all means shall be good to get ‘the bad boys’ out of the way.  International treaties such as the Geneva Convention also then shall be something for the bin and America shall not having to fear to take into account the way nature is going.

Let us hope there are more people, than Trump thinks, living in the United states that can use their brains properly and can use the balance mechanism to bring out a vote to give America a worthy trustable position.

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Please also come to read:

  1. Republicans deliberately broke American politics
  2. The Republican Party is Now an Open Threat to American Democracy
  3. Facing Down Trump’s Demagoguery: Lessons From Weimar Germany
  4. Donald Trump’s dangerous demagoguery
  5. Donald Trump is no fool: The dangerous demagogue knows exactly what he’s saying
  6. Trump’s demagoguery has no place in America
  7. Jews the next scapegoat for Donald Trump
  8. The American clouds of Anti-Semitism
  9. Blinded crying blue murder having being made afraid by a bugaboo

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Further reading

  1. This Election Has Disgraced The Entire Profession Of Journalism
  2. Voter Suppression – 2016
  3. Paul Krugman Reveals Who Really Broke Our Democracy and Why. 
  4. Donald Trump Releases ‘Deplorables,’ an Anti-Hillary Clinton Ad
  5. Reluctant Conservatives For Hillary
  6. Cautious Clinton campaign sticks with creative that’s moving the dial
  7. Clinton Buries Trump in Negative Ads (News Post #10)
  8. Presidential Campaign Ads
  9. Posting Political Signs in the Window Is Your Right — Isn’t It?
  10. Political Advertising: Radio Wins the Vote
  11. Audi & Tecate: Debate Night In America
  12. Wall Street Worries As TV Stations Warn Political Ad Spending Will Fall Short
  13. US Presidential Election Snapshot
  14. Reading Post #10 – Political Advertising
  15. Political Advertising or Holiday Marketing in October: Which Is Worse?
  16. Here’s why you haven’t been bombarded with political ads this year
  17. “Is political advertising dead?” #QTWTAIN
  18. Impact of Political Ads on Brands (Chapter 13)
  19. Three Days
  20. “. . . Donald Trump is what Americans aspire to be . . . “
  21. Trump’s Russia, I mean America
  22. Donald Bigly Trump
  23. Donald Trump’s Love Affair With Russia And President Putin
  24. WSJ Breaking News Of Donald Trump’s Affair With 1998 Playmate Of The Year
  25. Donald Trump is not a friend of working people
  26. For Donald Trump And His Surrogates, Its A Small World, Part I (October Surprise)
  27. Donald Trump, Political Version…..
  28. Why I’m Voting For Trump
  29. The President of the USA and the Undecided Vote
  30. “Don’t forget to vote!” GOP volunteers work the phones, knock on doors in North Shore
  31. Ray Sawyer explains why you always lose if you vote Trump. No winners can vote Trump.
  32. Director Comey’s FBI’s Antipathy for Hillary Clinton is A Threat To National Security
  33. A look at the issues facing Canada with Clinton or Trump in the White House
  34. Feeling the Bern, yet still with her
  35. No. No you are not.
  36. Obama Alters U.S. Oath of Allegiance in Compliance with Islamic Law
  37. The Fall of the Constitution and The Rise of the Shadow Government
  38. Philip Roth: where are you now that we need you?
  39. Trump vs. Clinton: Will 2016 presidential election leave the U.S. a more violent place?
  40. Hispanics And Nasty Women Are Coming To The Rescue For Our Future First Lady, Hillary Clinton
  41. Calm down. The world won’t end if Trump (or Hillary) wins
  42. Hillary’s Last Message
  43. You Should Know: The Ninth Amendment
  44. Type Of Information The Far Right In Trumplandia Were Reveling In Before November Surprise
  45. Senate Majority or Not, Democrats Turn to Hard-Charging Schumer
  46. I Understand Why People Are Not Voting This Time Around
  47. Despicable; The Republican leagcy
  48. The Trump Show is Remaking William F. Buckley’s Carefully Scripted Conservatism
  49. How Party Division Delayed Republicans’ Congressional White South
  50. Bridgegate Guilty Verdicts Put Spotlight on Christie’s Role in Trump Transition Team
  51. After the Election: The Fight for Congress
  52. Connecticut Democratic and Republican parties gearing up for busy weekend
  53. Last Minute Plea To Fellow Americans: Please Do Not Vote For Donald Trump
  54. Vote Now!
  55. Who Will Win The 2016 US Election?
  56. If You Don’t know…
  57. US Election: Two Days Away
  58. It’s almost over.
  59. US election circus about to end
  60. Only 4 From GOP On Ballot For US House In Massachusetts
  61. Open Borders Are an Assualt on Private Property
  62. Five Conventions, Four Candidates, and Three Parties: Chaos before the Election of 1860
  63. The Culmination of Single Party Corporatocratic State
  64. Slick Rick Finally Gains US Citizenship After Over 20 Years Of Fighting
  65. Today, I become an American citizen
  66. Republican Party elephant makes first appearance
  67. Cartoon: after it’s all (not) over
  68. what was good about this election?
  69. Exposed
  70. We know Election Day exhaustion has set in when someone says “mazel tov cocktail” on CNN
  71. How Could You????
  72. The Values Behind the 2016 US Presidential Election
  73. Patton Oswalt Throws Down HARD For Hillary
  74. “It’s a Rigged System!” “Maybe The System Isn’t So Rigged After All!” “It’s a Rigged System!”
  75. Election 2016: a lesser of two God-awful choices
  76. Why This Rockmommy Endorses Hillary Clinton for President — But Thinks You Should Hit the Polls for the Other Candidates
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Matte verklaring van Junckers

Voor een ‘State of the Union’ zou men een krachtige verklaring verwachten van de voorzitter van de Europese Commissie. Maar de tekst die wij hoorden voorgelezen worden door Jean-Claude Juncker was maar mat.

Jean-Claude Juncker

Jean-Claude Juncker (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Ook al mag de Europese integratie geen „kleurloze smeltkroes” worden bleek er slechts een kleurloos voorschrift voorgelegd te worden waarbij eigenlijk niets werd toegevoegd aan datgene wat elke Europeeër al wist en verwacht. De meeste leden van de Europese Unie zien wel het gevaar van het toenemende nationalisme waartegen Juncker zich keerde. Ook keerde hij zich sterk tegen het populisme waar Europese beleidsvoerders wel iets van weg hebben en meerdere staten een broodje van gegeten hebben. Volgens hem lossen deze geen problemen op maar creëren ze juist.

Natuurlijk zijn de anti Europeeërs slim genoeg om op de zwakke punten van de gemeenschap te wijzen. Daar ziet men nog steeds dat van uit het Oosten van Europa een toevloed van arbeiders is die in het Westen aan erbarmelijk lage logen werken en de jobs van de plaatselijke bevolking weg nemen. Men kan er niet aan onderuit om na al de maatregelen die de staten onderling hebben genomen, er nog steeds een veel te hoge werkloosheid heerst in Europa. Hierbij is volgens de commissievoorzitter

„Europa … niet sociaal genoeg.”

Met lede ogen hebben wij als burgers al die nodeloze inspanning moeten verwerken en voelen wij ons werkelijk bij de neus genomen. Dat is trouwens het kwaad zeer van de Unie.

„De burgers van Europa mogen niet langer bij de neus genomen worden, ze willen concrete resultaten zien”,

vervolgde Juncker in Straatsburg.

„De komende twaalf maanden zijn cruciaal om een beter Europa te scheppen.”

Juncker pleitte voor meer samenwerking tussen de lidstaten.

„We moeten de verdeling tussen Oost- en West-Europa overstijgen.”

De grote fout die men daar begaan heeft is dat men veel te vroeg Oostblok landen deel heeft laten uitmaken van de kapitalistische unie die daardoor sterk verzwakt werd. Vooral omdat er geen algemene overeenkomsten zijn betreft de arbeidsregeling in de onderlinge staten, waarbij men gelijkheid afdwingt voor elke werkende.

Junckers keerde zich tegen „sociale dumping” en brak een lans voor gelijk loon bij hetzelfde werk in hetzelfde land, wat een essentieel punt is om de ongelijkheid maar nog meer, de ontevredenheid en wrevel weg te krijgen.

Dat hij ook over de verloning van schrijvers en journalisten had is inspelen op de kaart van hen die over die beleidsvoerders moeten spreken, maar regelmatig op de tenen worden getrapt en steeds minder waardering krijgen voor hun werk en wiens kansen op verspreiding van hun werk bedreigt raakt door de afname van de gedrukte pers en voor vele mensen toch nog een duur internet dat niet steeds bereikbaar is.  Maar ook daartegen wil hij tegen 2025 een oplossing, alle Europeanen toegang belovend tot supersnel internet, via een zogenoemd 5G-netwerk.

Wat niet begrijpelijk is, is dat de voorzitter van de Europese Commissie niet meer zijn tanden heeft laten zien en niet meer werk heeft gemaakt om de Europese burgers werkelijk te laten zien dat die Europese Commissie haar reden van bestaan heeft en dat zij vorderingen maakt, ook al is het niet zo snel als velen zouden willen.

Europa kan een ‘boost’ wel gebruiken. Hiertoe moeten de leiders eerst en vooral laten zien dat zij er zelf in geloven en dat zij werkelijk iets hebben te bieden aan de burgerbevolking.

„De komende twaalf maanden zijn cruciaal om een beter Europa te scheppen.”

weet ook Juncker die verder pleitte voor meer samenwerking tussen de lidstaten.

„We moeten de verdeling tussen Oost- en West-Europa overstijgen.”

Benieuwen hoe de grens afsluitende landen zich bereid zullen verklaren om samen naar een degelijk werkende oplossing te zoeken voor het vluchtelingen probleem dat als een zwaard van Damocles boven Europa’s vermoeide hoofd hangt.

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For more than Three thousand people fifteen years ago this world came to an end

Today, fifteen years ago, in one nation thousands of people said good morning and said goodbye, never to think this would be their farewell kiss are last view of each other.

What started as a sunny early September day, a little bit with an after-Summer feeling was to become a nightmare for thousands of people all over the world.  Not restricted to the United States only, was the fire going over seas, from nation to nation, like falling domino stones.

In the nation where everybody seemed to be able to build up his luck with all the new technology, suddenly that technology seemed not able to protect them, like they had hoped it could do.

All over, the world had looked forward to the 21st century. In several countries the hope was already put on that new century decades beforehand. In Belgium Maurice Béjart had the lovely vision of having people of all nations, of all sorts of religions, working together, united as one soul. His Ballet du XXième sciècle had to be the signal for many nations how people should come to be united.

That horrible day of the first September where a two was standing at the first place, it was the ‘holy number’ seven plus two that would made the

intro into the 21st century of terror and modern warfare. {Former mayor of New York City Rudolph Giuliani }

Fifteen years ago suddenly mothers went to pick up their children from daycare centres and schools. I got a phone-call telling me I had to watch a terrible accident that just had happened and by coincidence was filmed.

Probably all over the world people were called to switch on their television. In many households this became the talk of the day for more than one day.

In the West this event was going to change ‘everything’. The way we were going to look at events and how we were going to react to certain circumstances. Awfully it was only just the beginning of more terrible things coming into our households. It was the event that got a ball rolling which is still rolling wild and does make certain people mad are not able to think straight any more.

For many, 15 years ago, made their entrance into hell. The furnace came to be opened to torture them for many years. Many still suffering a lot today.

It is for those who are still in pain we should have a moment of silence and a moment of thought. For those who lost their life and for those who had to continue living with the wounds of the 9/11 terrorism attack on New York City and the Pentagon, we should remember that black day in modern history.

After the two World Wars of the previous century the 21st century had opened with a firework which would bring many more terrorist attacks all over the world in name of a god and a religion, damaging the Real God (Allah, the Elohim Hashem Jehovah) and the real religion of salam or peace  (the Islam) and making it that wrong figures in other monotheist religions would show their devilish face, doing un-Christian actions.

The gates have been opened to let the wild animals go roar and have the politicians take advantage of it to get their goal of having the people in their hand, getting them against the others.

In all this we should look back at what happened and think on how we can avoid such a thing in the future. At the same time we should reflect on this event that shook the world and make use of it to proclaim the better site of the coin. Not showing our fear to terrorists who are willing to gain more power and destruction, but showing the willingness to join forces and work towards a peaceful community.

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Continue reading my article at my lifestyle magazine From Guestwriters: When the World Stood Still .. > Nailed to our chairs, never to forget

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  1. The day that changed it all
  2. When War Came to America
  3. 15 Years Ago – When the World Changed
  4. Death at the hands of Others 
  5. Have We Forgotten?
  6. 9/11/01
  7. 9/11 by Eric Surrounded by waters
  8. 9/11- 15 years later
  9. A small tradition…
  10. George W. Bush’s Candid Reaction on 9/11 World Trade Center Disasters
  11. Fifteen Years Ago We Started Looking Away and We Never Stopped
  12. 9/11: a day never to forget
  13. 9/11 – 15 years later
  14. Gander, 9/11 and 15 Years
  15. Day 1350: Remembering
  16. 9/11 In A Nutshell
  17. 15 years
  18. Remembering by Weights
  19. The Day The Towers Fell…
  20. My Twin Towers Memories
  21. World Trade Center–South Tower
  22. The Twin Towers Before & After September 11th Attacks: Looking Back
  23. On the Eve of 9/11
  24. WTC 2001
  25. Contrast
  26. Never Forget
  27. Personal Stories From 9/11
  28. Grand Central Station
  29. Honoring 9/11, Remembering Jack Buck
  30. Michel Chossudovsky on 9/11 and the War on Terror
  31. What We Remember
  32. 9/11
  33. 9/11 by Anastasia Nicole Elisabeth
  34. 9/11 by Big T Books
  35. 9/11 by Bob Mitchell
  36. 9/11 by J Blattblog
  37. 9/11 Was  Fifteen Years Ago #9/11 #NewYork #USA #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive
  38. 9/11 -On the 15th Anniversary
  39. On 9/11 anniversary, sculptor Schmalz seeks to depict the love that can save even a terrorist
  40. 9/11 Remembered . . . 
  41. Why would anyone fly a plane into a building?
  42. My September 11 Story
  43. Watch: September 11, 2001 Live News Coverage as It Happened
  44. Watch: 9/11 World Trade Center Attacks [Videos]
  45. 9/11 – 15 Year Anniversary
  46. 15 years ago (The USF Matt blog)
  47. Emma Remembering 9/11
  48. Remembering 9/11
  49. Remembering 9/11 (Images)
  50. Remembering 9/11 by  John Greco
  51. In Memory of 9/11
  52. We remember 15 years ago …
  53. Why You’d Never Get Lost in NYC – 9/11
  54. 9/11: perspective of a retired firefighter
  55. 9/11 Pentagon Victims: Who Died at the Pentagon on September 11?
  56. Israel Did 9/11
  57. FBI Agent John O’Neill Warned of Al Qaeda Threat Long Before He Was Killed on 9/11
  58. Senator Markey Leads Resolution Honoring Flight Attendants And Pilots On 9/11 Anniversary
  59. Flags to be lowered and moment of silence to remember Sept. 11
  60. Nation Just Goes Ahead And Decides ‘Freedom Prevails Over Hate’ Is Lesson Of 9/11
  61. 15 Years Later: Remembering 9/11
  62. Never Forget
  63. Where I was on 9/11
  64. #NeverForget My 9/11 Story
  65. Remember
  66. I Remember 9/11.
  67. Fifteen
  68. “Fifteen Years”
  69. 15 Years
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  71. 9/11 15 years On
  72. 15th Anniversary of 9/11
  73. Fifteen 9/11’s
  74. 15 Years Ago: Remembering 9/11
  75. Remembering a True New Yorker on 9/11
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  78. Today (by Ar Willis)
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  81. Remembering 9/11 on the 15th Anniversary
  82. My Experiences During 9/11
  83. My Family And 9/11
  84. Never Forget 9/11
  85. Never Forget 9-11-2001
  86. Let Us Not Forget Our Friends
  87. Honor the 9/11 Victims
  88. Honoring The Heroes On The Hill
  89. Oliver Stone Remembers 9/11: What The U.S. Government Knew & How We Could Have Prevented That Tragic Day – TIFF
  90. What I Will Never Forget About 9/11
  91. How the Pain of 9/11 Still Stays With a Generation
  92. Poem for the Anniversary of 9/11
  93. Remembering September 11, 2001 #911
  94. What To Take Away From Today…
  95. 15 Years Later, Obama Extends 9/11 ‘National Emergency’ To Justify A Perpetual War On Terror
  96. First Responders From 9/11, San Bernardino Attacks Come Together
  97. Live video: President Obama leads 9/11 ceremonies at Pentagon
  98. 9/11 memorial events in New York City, Washington, Pennsylvania
  99. Tarrytown Man an Integral Part of 9/11 Project
  100. Across Massachusetts, 9/11 Victims Remembered
  101. Fifteen Years
  102. Suffering and the Problem of Evil
  103. Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth FAQ — Golden Age of Gaia – Sept. 11, 2016
  104. Interview On Top Of The World
  105. The Legacy of 9/11
  106. Sending love
  107. 9/11: 15
  108. This Is Our God! (expressing 9/11)
  109. I Will Lift My Eyes to the Mountains
  110. History
  111. Taste of Dust
  112. Waste Places
  113. When the World Stood Still ..
  114. “Everyone had all these questions:” Local first responders recall where they were on 9/11
  115. 9/11 Quotes From Survivors, Bush and Family Members of Victims
  116. 9/11 Jumpers: Remembering the Victims of September 11th
  117. Photos: 9/11 Newspaper Headlines
  118. Blind man tells how his guide dog saved him from World Trade Center during 9/11 attacks
  119. Remembering 9/11
  120. Remembering 9/11, Obama Set To Slap America In The Face Again
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  122. Modern Courage
  123. Fifteen Years Later
  124. September 11th: 15 years later
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  126. September 11: Bible Verses of Peace on 9/11 15th Anniversary
  127. Ep 335 The Annual 9/11 Remembrance
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  129. September 11, 2001 – We Will Never Forget
  130. Never Forget: New York, NY 2001 & Bengahzi, Libya 2012
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  132. Bucks County Remembers 9/11 Victims
  133. Black and White Sunday: Infrared & Rememberance
  134. Someone Had My Back…
  135. In Those Moments
  136. Remembering 9/11 by Sojourners heart song
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  144. 9/11 Memorial Service, National Cathedral, 2001
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  175. Memories and thoughts of 9/11
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  177. Cherry Hill Residents Look Back And Remember September 11, 2001
  178. Finishing the Climb: Local First Responders Memorialize 9/11’s Fallen
  179. Iconic 9/11 flag, missing for years, returns to New York City
  180. 15 Years after a struggle of 13 years
  181. Subway car pulled from World Trade Center goes on display
  182. Mood.
  183. Flags placed on Statehouse lawn honoring those who died on 9/11
  184. September 11 Again
  185. why we’re covering 9/11 fifteen years on
  186. September 11
  187. 9/11 Unhappy Anniversary
  188. Remember always – 11 September 2001
  189. 9/11 Fifteen Years After…
  190. 9/11 Fifteen years on
  191. USA: 9/11 – 15 Years On
  192. September, 11th, 2001 – We Will Never Forget
  193. Never Forget
  194. 9/11 Fifthteenth Anniversary
  195. Where Were We on 9/11/01?
  196. 9/11… We Remember
  197. That day, fifteen years ago.
  198. 9/11 by Histories by sorts
  199. Artwork of the Day: Twin Towers Liberty
  200. Silent Sunday – A Moment for 9/11
  201. 9-1-1
  202. Remember… (by Synergy)
  203. Let’s Look Back…
  204. September 11, 2016 – Fifteen Years Ago (Here’s what I’m thinking)
  205. On Football and 9/11
  206. We Will Never Forget
  207. 9/11: The Serious and the Absurd
  208. Remembering 9/11/01
  209. gratitude-a-thon day 920: more good than bad
  210. Flight 93
  211. Being a Disciple Takes Sacrifice
  212. 9/11: 15 Years Later.My personal view.
  213. The Story of September 11
  214. Remembering September
  215. RVA Peace Festival celebrates diversity for the 12th year
  216. I still love New York
  217. 9/11 Memorial
  218. Of 9/11, Sully, and Hope
  219. Bratton: It’s Going To Take ‘Years, And Years’ To Defeat Terrorism, If Ever
  220. I will now talk about 9/11 for a few moments
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France and the Burkini

armed police can now, with the weight of the law behind them, stand over a woman lying on the beach and force her to remove her clothes

What is the difference between the Islamic Republic of Iran’s religious police, who patrol the streets, cracking down on women who have failed to wear the correct clothing and the French police allowing Catholic ordained people to wear all covering clothes but Muslim and other people not?

When

To claim that someone’s sensibilities might be offended by seeing another person’s religious symbols implies that such a person might be offended by seeing that one is Muslim.

does this not clearly indicates that there is a racist feeling against that religion and those religious people?

In a free democratic country would you find it normal that a person has to hide his or her religious identity?

When religious symbols become an act of defiance or provocation, does that not tell a lot of the deranged minds of the people living in that nation?

To say that such sensibilities must be protected in the wake of the Jihadi attacks is surely to imply that Muslims as a group bear responsibility for those attacks.

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  1. Le bon gros “game”
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  3. France’s Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach
  4. The kind of Burkini which the French government does NOT have a problem with

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EDIT: As several readers have pointed out, it is not France but specific municipalities in France that have banned the burkini.

Some municipalities in France have decided to ban ‘burkinis’ on various beaches. This means that armed police can now, with the weight of the law behind them, stand over a woman lying on the beach and force her to remove her clothes, as can be seen in the picture above (taken from this Guardian article).

Notice that, as far as I can make out from the picture, this woman is not wearing a burkini. She is wearing a vest, leggings, tunic, and headscarf. Neither is she swimming, she is just lying on the beach. Thus, it seems the police can now force women wearing anything that looks vaguely Muslim on the beach to remove their clothes.

Indeed, the article linked to above tells of another woman:

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