Hema's Musings - Blog

Letter to the Editor, Moscow Pullman Daily News The Judgement Seat of the President After the election, when asked about President-elect Trump, President Obama assured the international community and people at home that the seat of the presidency has a sobering effect. He said it “…has a way of waking you up to the realities … Continue reading

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Please Explain-

Why is the Affordable Healthcare called Obamacare but Bush Prescription Plan for Seniors is not called Bushdrugs? And why did Ryan or Trump refuse to have their brand for the now failed replacement for healthcare? It is surprising that Trump, who loves his name on buildings, ties, steaks, wines and a university, didn’t want that … Continue reading

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Presidential elections 2016

Presidential Election 2016 The double standard in this election season is clear. Clinton’s emails became an issue, but Trump’s business-emails and tax evasion were not. Her husband’s infidelity was criticized (as if it were her fault), but Trump’s cheating on his wives and bragging about groping women, were dismissed. She was blamed for four deaths … Continue reading

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Democrats and Republicans–Letter to the Editor, Moscow Pullman Daily News

Democratic principles sometimes confuse me, but Republican ideology baffles me. Democrats believe in taxing and spending, while Republicans believe in cutting taxes and spending. Deficit is high right now, but historically it has gone up under most Republican administrations. According to Republicans, taxes hurt the job creators. Then why did private sector jobs grow in … Continue reading

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Presidential Primaries–2016

Presidential Primaries—2016 During this Primary Season, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have energized voters disillusioned with government. Sanders pointed out inequalities, and promised free education and universal healthcare. Trump played on the fear of “The Other” and bragged about making America great again. Sanders revolutionized campaign finance by collecting small donations instead of Super PACs. … Continue reading