This small confession will thrill some of you, those faithful few who vehemently disagree with me and yet still deign to read my opinion once a month: On the morning after Election Day 2016, I cried.

Whether that makes me a sap, or a snowflake, or any other word in the new urban dictionaries we use to categorize each other, then so be it.

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Lanivan

I remember that terrible Day After, too, when we knew our country was in for a war for the soul of our nation. We really underestimated one aspect, though - it seems it ended up so much worse than we could have ever imagined at the time.

We now have about 1/3 of the country believing in lies over truth, conspiracy theories rather than reality, and choosing hate, meanness, violence, obstruction, and corruption over cooperation, compromise, and tolerance. We have people hiding their depraved sins of racism, misogyny, homophobia, white supremacy, white nationalism and domestic terrorism behind the words "patriot", "Constitution", "real Americans", Bible verses, and "flag". So wicked.

The extremism and radicalism pendulum will someday swing back to the center. Gravity always wins.

Dr. Vladtheimp

Is it my old eyes or have you aged considerably since the aged and challenged Zhou Bai-Din was elected?

I might not have recognized you in that Spring Lake coffee shop meeting you suggested . . . .

Keep the faith!

Lanivan

Thank goodness you didn't add to your insult of this most beautiful woman words that your favorite former president has used to demean women, especially those smarter than him - which isn't hard to find - ....words like "horseface", "fat pig", "slob", and "dog", to name just a few.

Dr. Vladtheimp

What wonderful fairy tales.

Half-Black Barack Hussein Obama could have never received the number of votes he got without White voters from both parties (including those who believed their votes would lead to greater racial harmony.

But the only reason people would disagree with this writer's assertions is because they are racists, not Obama's stoking racial animosity; not disagreement with Obama's Socialist, Anti-American policies.

Whatever floats your leaky boat.

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