Last Monday, we celebrated President's Day. Did you do anything different or out of the ordinary? Me either. Mr. Donald J. Trump is our 45th President of the United States. So, seeing how this is the month for Presidents and Mr. Trump has been in office for one whole month so far-just how are things going under the Trump Administration.
Well contrary to Mr. Chicken Little, the sky hasn't fallen yet and for the most part, life as we know it continues to be the same. The sun still rises in the east and sets in the west. February is a bit warmer than usual, (kudos to Mr. Trump or bad vibes all around), and Spring probably is just around the corner. So far so good. But for the record, let's see how he's doing, ok?
First off, Mr. Trump has never served in any kind of politics at any level. Not even in local town politics. Many people think this is a good thing. Many think it's a great thing. Time will tell.
He bypasses the news media through the use of Twitter. Goes right to the people, he says. He believes that the media, as a whole is quite biased. I saw a lady being interviewed on TV the other day and she was asked to name several conservative news anchors, reporters or columnists from the major television stations. She couldn't do so. So, in defense of Mr. Trump's claim of news bias, he's right, don't you think? And speaking about the media, how'd you like his first major news conference? Those that love him loved it and those that don't thought it was probably undignified. Me? I kinda liked it, but I'm not a big fan of the media anyway.
But ya gotta admit, he's had an extraordinary month. He's doing exactly what he promised he's do prior to his election. This is much to the chagrin of his opponents and overwhelming joy to his adherents. Let's go down the list of what's happened since January 20, 2017:
He's beginning the process of building a southern wall. Lots of opposition but he's forging ahead.
ObamaCare is getting ready to be repealed, (although Republicans have had years to figure out a replacement, but haven't). Mr. Trump will get a replacement. We shall see!
The U.S. Government is starting to be de-regulated.
Work on two oil pipelines is ready to begin.
The withdrawal of Trans-Pacific Partnership, (TPP), is underway.
Abortion reform is close to a reality. It's about time, don't you think? Does anyone think that life doesn't begin until birth anymore? An archaic law for sure.
The tightening of immigrants coming into the United States.
I'm sure there's more things Mr. Trump is getting started but for Trump supporters, it's been a great first month. For Trump opponents, the sky is falling, the sky is falling. That's The Way I See It.
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