Donald Trump

A Way to Protect Your Relationships from Political (and Other) Arguments – Single Dad, Parents Article

(Image/A Conscious Rethink) Donald Trump is President of the United States in 2019. Even for non-Americans, that fact can elicit radically different reactions. In the United States, these opposing, often intense, emotional reactions will poison the Thanksgiving dinner conversations of many family gatherings next month. These conversations will make friends, neighbors, and co-workers angry with each other as we head toward the 2020 presidential election. And these differences will sometimes cause division between two people who vowed to love and…

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What We Can Do RIGHT NOW To Prevent Another School Shooting – Single Dad, Parents Article

Well, let me start by saying that I am heartbroken for the Parkland, Florida parents of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students who were senselessly murdered on Wednesday by the coward Nikolaus Cruz. I can hardly fathom the anguish a parent feels as he or she mourns and tries to make sense of the death of a child. The only consolation I can offer to the parents, families, and friends of the victims in the context of this incomprehensible tragedy…

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Trumpcare Bill Pulled Before Vote – Single Mum, Parents Article

Trumpcare just failed before it even got to the floor!   After years and years of complaining about Obamacare (ACA) and how horrible it was the Republicans appear to have simply thrown a bill together in the hopes that it will stick. The “American Health Care Act” (Trumpcare) appears to be the biggest pile of garbage I have ever seen. You would think that in all this time the GOP would have had at least SOME idea of what they were…

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The White House Budget Director Does Not Speak For Me – Single Mum, Parents Article

The White House budget director Mick Mulvaney went on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program this Thursday to discuss the recently proposed “America First” budget which shows an increase in defense spending and some pretty dramatic cuts in other areas. The most notable being the EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, who are tasked with helping protect our environment and making sure there is a livable planet for our children and great grandchildren. There are many other areas that are seeing cuts such as…

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Suck it up, Buttercup | My Life with Identical Twins – Parenting Twins Article

Sometimes, things don’t go your way. Sucks, doesn’t it? You know what didn’t go my way this election season?  The primaries.  The last two people who I thought should run for President were the final two standing.  I remember standing in my living room when it all began going “There is no way Donald Trump OR Hillary Clinton will win their primaries.” I remember watching the parties whittle down their candidates and still telling my husband “There is simply no…

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