Political ‘swing-states’—so named for the oral battles Presidential candidates wage to garner votes during election season—would become literal battlegrounds as armies fight to take control of the region. The entirety of what defines American society and culture would be thrown into chaos. Now, take this conflict and replace the Republicans and Democrats with the North and South. Push it back a couple hundred years. Welcome to the American Civil War.
Trump is one of the candidates running for the Republican Party bid for President of the United States. He wrote a three-page statement explaining why he believes that “the worst elements of Mexico are being pushed into the United States by the Mexican government”. In this statement, he explains that many of the Mexicans that come to America are drug dealers, rapists, and other criminals. This is all coming from a man that is viewed by millions of people as a plausible candidate for President of the United States. There will come a time where people that supports Trump, because of his discriminatory view on race, will act on those beliefs violently and without discrimination.
Rationale: Personally, I find Donald Trump irrational and unsuitable to become the next American President. Accordingly, I have been having a trouble understanding the popularity and support he has. For this reason, I wanted to investigate on his speech, especially its linguistic features, in order to comprehend why and how people have faith in him. Hence, for the written task for Part 2 – Language and mass communication of the course, I have decided to write an article by a critic in reaction to Donald Trump’s announcement of his candidacy for President of the United States, which was delivered on the sixteenth of June, 2015. An article is appropriate for this task because it allows me to express my understanding and opinion.
“My purpose is to be president,” Kasich responded. “And those who are wondering about Donald Trump, if I go head to head with him in Ohio, I beat him by 18 points. I intend to go all the way, I intend to be the nominee, and I intend to beat Hillary Clinton by more than 11 points.” Kelly pressed on to question Kasich’s candidacy asking if he stealing votes from candidates that had a better chance of beating Trump. “I’m not sure who those people are but people counted me out, they said you know, he will never get to New Hampshire and we went to New Hampshire and we finished second,” Kasich said. “The people that are calling for me to get out are people inside the beltway.” A former Rand Paul supporter asked the Ohio Governor why libertarians should vote for him, Kasich responded with his beliefs in “smaller government, balancing the federal budget, and transferring money, power and influence out of Washington to the
The thirteenth amendment in the Declaration of Independence ended slavery and the fourteenth Amendment ended slavery in essence. These legislations are set in place however racism is a reoccurring theme in America especially in recent months with President Trump in power. President Trump has a number of motions in place to prohibit individuals from certain races access into America. In situations similar to this it can be difficult for the state to ban racist advertisements when the president holds a huge amount of power. Trump has encouraged mainly his supporters to act out vocally and physically which is becoming increasingly concerning.
In this introduction, he shows how the media have affected the result of election. He also mentioned that Fox news director who directed election news is Bush’s cousin. This detail implied to audiences the ambiguous in the way media influent people’s decision and result of the election. Then he continues to show objecting the result and a protest in Bush’s inauguration day. At this point, he remarks to viewers that this is a controversial presidency.
In 1948 he married Elizabeth Bloomer Warren. In that same year president Ford entered republicans. He won every election but then he lost in 1976 to a Georgia governor and peanut farmer Jimmy Carter. When Gerald ford was president he announced “I assume the Presidency under extraordinary circumstances...This is an hour of history that troubles our minds and hurts our hearts." President Gerald Ford was born July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska.
This year’s presidential race has featured two of the most polarizing candidates ever, one of which will have the potential to change the trajectory of politics. Currently, Donald Trump, the Republican nominee is competing against Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee and voters could not be more divided. While Trump and Hillary’s use of rhetorical strategies successfully convey their message, their core fundamentals are what truly set them apart. With tensions high, there have been plenty of campaign ads televised for each respective candidate. In fact on October 27th, 2016, Clinton released “Get Ahead”, an ad that slandered the beliefs of the Republican party and discussed the actions she pledged to take if she were to be elected into
Maansi Dasari Mr. Morris AP English 3 12 January 2017 The Electoral College: The last remnant of slavery Amidst the chaos of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, emerges a cacophony of voices screaming for Electoral College reform. Many are angered by the results, others are confused: how can one candidate receive nearly three million more votes than the other and still lose the election? The Electoral College has been the United States’ method for electing a president since the Constitution was ratified, and this is far from the first time that it has been criticized. Proponents of the system accuse current skepticisms of being partisan, and the skeptics of being “sore losers”. However, defenders of the Electoral College, such as Guelzo and
It is an un-American and evil worldview, which makes Rand’s influence on the Republican party all the more terrifying. House Speaker Paul Ryan has his interns read her work; GOP leaders from Ted Cruz to Ron Paul and Rush Limbaugh sing her praises; the Tea Party Movement, the dominant force among conservatives today, cites Rand as one of its most important philosophers. And her vision is deeply embedded in the policy proposals the GOP puts forward, which if enacted, would eviscerate the American safety net. Since Trump took office, Republicans have proposed laws that would rob 32 million people of health insurance, fund a border wall by drastically reducing poverty programs, and cut $1.8 trillion from Medicare, Medicaid and Obamacare in order to pay for tax cuts for the
November 8th 2016 brought to close one of the most divisive elections in Presidential History. Most Americans see this obvious divide that exist in America at the current moment. Differences among race, gender, religion, political views, experiences, privilege, age are just the starting point to the split that has turned neighbors against each other, friends into enemies, and torn families apart. Its an understatement to say that tensions are high, and wounds are fresh. This countries divide was always going to be a ticking time bomb, and on election day 2016 we saw that bomb explode.
House representatives from 30 to 32, which meant redrawing the maps. At that time, each party controlled one chamber of the state legislature and became deadlocked on the redrawn districts. A Federal court stepped in and provide one which gave the Democrats a 17 to 15 advantage. Republicans gained control of both the House and Senate in 2002, and House Majority Leader Tom Delay beginning negotiating redistricting to better reflect the Texas voters, which were primarily Republicans, in the U.S. House of Representatives. (14) Before finally approving the redistricting plan, Democratic legislators twice fled the state to prevent a quorum in the House.
As the U.S election results are revealed, many Canadian citizens fear the impact Mr. Donald Trump could cause upon Canada. Trump has promised to pull away the U.S. from any international climate agreements, saying that he will “shred” Obama’s greenhouse gas policies. Moreover, this will greatly affect Canada since Canada has numerous climate projects with the U.S. Having Trump as president could permanently damage the trade that Canada has maintained with the U.S., since Mr. Trump is pledging to overhaul U.S. trade relations, especially since approximately $51 billion in goods cross the Canada-U.S. border per month, according to TD Economics. Trump has demanded multiple times to have a renegotiation of the American Free Trade Agreement. Therefore, since he has complete control, Trump has the power to terminate any free trade deal with Canada.