So very well explained … I myself feel an apathy that I’d never felt before.
‘We simply cannot afford to end 2018 with a Republican-controlled House and Senate, for as we have seen this year, they are not working for We The People, but for their own interests. I say it is time to clean house, but do not for one minute think it is going to happen without a fight.’
Many of us, this writer included, have pretty much placed all of our hopes for the future of this nation on the mid-term elections for 33 senators and 435 representatives on 06 November 2018. For most of this year, I convinced myself, given the shambles that Trump and the current Congress have made of our federal government, that the mid-terms were a no-brainer … the Democrats would sweep, would carry the day. Some readers, primarily my friends from across the big pond, however, were less optimistic. “Maybe not”, they said. “I wouldn’t count on it”, I heard. It is easy to kid ourselves, to say that they don’t live here, so they don’t understand. But the reality is that they sometimes see things more clearly than we do, for they have the benefit of a bit of distance and a much longer history. The more I study the…
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