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Grimm's Musings: It's Going to Get Messy

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October 8, 2016 | 610 views | 1 comment

It's just a few weeks before the Election. Some say our choices are a continuation of the Washington Club at Taxpayer's expense and business as usual while we struggle for survival, pitted against each other (meaning absolutely nothing is going to change and we are going further down the proverbial toilet as a Nation, a culture and a Dream). OR there is the hope to right the wrongs of decades long status quo with the opportunity to salvage this PC damaged USA.

On the one hand, we have a Presidential Candidate who's political exposure and experience has allowed her to sit at the very top as she dealt with International Dignitaries. Sadly, she cannot seem to remember what she says (, what "Confidential" means, seems to have problems with emails but could get her staff to hack Bernie Sanders' account or how to rescue Americans under attack. But at this point, what difference does it make? (

On the other hand, we have a Presidential Candidate who doesn't even attempt to appear like a Politician or, at times, even likable. However, he defeated 16 professional and experienced Politicians who were running against him by sounding like an opinionated, unscripted, common, ticked-off-American Citizen. He has operated his vast international business empire within the Laws with some people questioning if he has the temperament to sit in a job where he will have to take a pay cut. Surprisingly, since appearing in 1988 to be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey he has maintained the same views (

Questions swirl around each of these two. Why do people who seem to cross the Clintons end up dead? Why does Trump have to sound like, well, Trump?

Oddly, when this race began President Obama mocked the GOP Candidates saying it reminded him of that movie trilogy about an oppressed people pitted against each other while the elitists kept the masses divided for survival called, "The Hunger Games." Our current President may have forgotten that in the end the dictatorship in The Capitol is overthrown. (hrg)
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