Asking Trump Voters, Does Truthfulness Matter?

This piece will be appearing in newspapers in my conservative congressional district (VA-06). ***************** Liberals are debating how to understand the millions of Americans who voted for Trump. Since many of us see Trump – putting aside the usual liberal/conservative issues – as having demonstrated clearly that he is a dangerously defective person, it seems important to understand what his supporters did or didn’t see about him, or did or didn’t care about. So while one concern is whether a Trump presidency will be as disastrous for America as we fear, the other big worry concerns the millions of our fellow citizens who supported Trump. What do their votes tell us about them? One question centers on bigotry. Clearly, Trump expressed bigotry in a way we haven’t heard at center stage of American politics in more than half a century. People are debating: for how many was Trump’s expression of bigotry part of his appeal? And how many supported him in spite of the bigotry? My biggest concern lies elsewhere. I’m wondering: Is truthfulness something Trump voters care about? A propos of which, let me ask you: Was the election rigged against Trump? On those many occasions that Mr. Trump made that accusation, did you believe him? Did…

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The Only Climate Change Threat to Companies – Comes from Government

Environmentalists have long been called “watermelons” – green on the outside, red on the in. Red – as in Communist. Earth Day – also happens to be Soviet Communist Vladimir Lenin’s birthday. A coincidence, surely. Environmentalism has always been about ending capitalism. Exaggeration? 130 Environmental Groups Call For An End To Capitalism Not so much. But they’re better-than-average messengers of their terrible message, so they | Read More »

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OPEC Agrees to First Output Cut Since 2008, Saudis to Take ‘Big Hit’

OPEC has agreed to its first limit on oil output since 2008, sources in the producer group told Reuters, with Saudi Arabia accepting “a big hit” on its production and agreeing to arch-rival Iran freezing output at pre-sanctions levels.
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