World & Nation

About my WWII Japanese Imperial Army officer friend who knew my father was an American hiding from the enemy

I was seven going on eight years old when World War II broke out and the Japanese military occupied the Philippines. In 1941, while I was a student at the Cubao Elementary School in Quezon City, I met and was befriended by an officer of the Japanese Imperial Army who was stationed at a post near Camp Murphy in Quezon City, north of Manila.

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‘Blame Game’ President Donald Trump condemns the media for reporting bad news and derides an entire religious group for an occasional act of terror

It is unfortunate that we have a president who is incapable of leading the country, one who chooses to be part of an issue instead of its solution, and one who fails to rally the people into the task of building their future. We have a president who is so deeply focused on his own personal agenda so much that he has become blind to the nation’s purpose.

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His campaign statements and his actions as president appear to suggest that Donald Trump is a Russian surrogate!

President Donald Trump appears to be a Russian surrogate, a puppet of Russian president Vladimir Putin. Trump’s White House staff is said to include people who have close relations with Russia and the Russian government, and President Trump’s own foreign policy statements seem to align with those of Putin and of the Russian government.


A man who lies and cheats is now the country's (not my!) 45th president! The future of the country and its people is now at risk!

Donald John Trump today took his oath as the 45th president of the United States of America. The Republican Party interloper continues to cheat his way around, taking an entire nation for fools as be begins to make use of the White House to expand his industry while wrecking the country's reputation as a world leader and placing the nation's economy at risk of collapse.

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Donald Trump: an unlearned, thin-skinned, uncontrollable, and unpredictable man is now ‘president’ for some of the American people

Friday, January 20, 2017 - Donald Trump today took the oath of office for the presidency of the United States of America.

During his inauguration at the West Front of the US Capitol Building in Washington, D. C., Donald Trump solemnly swore that he would “faithfully execute” the duties of the Office of President of the United States and that he would – to the “best of his ability” – preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.

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Why Donald Trump ran for president - and how his ineptitude earned him victory over a seasoned politician and political organization

In a 1998 People magazine interview, Donald Trump made the following comment: “If I were to run, I’d run as a Republican. They’re the dumbest group of voters in the country. They believe anything on Fox News. I could lie and they’d still eat it up. I bet my numbers would be terrific.”

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Why Donald Trump will not concede defeat when Hillary Clinton wins the election in November

At the third and final presidential debate which he lost miserably to his Democratic Party opponent, the Republican Party’s somewhat official candidate declared – twice – that he would not recognize the validity of the election if he was proclaimed the loser.

Well, what did one expect?

Donald Trump – true to his character1 – would never take no for an answer, not even from the American people.

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