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  1. Statement about the events in Charlottesville. There is no moral equivalency between white supremacists, Nazis, and the KKK, and law-abiding citizens who want to preserve America’s moral values, freedom, decency and tolerance.
  2. Making a mockery of the judiciary, rebuking judges for doing what is constitutionally required of them; doubting the judgment and competence of judges because of their ethnic backgrounds and questioning the courts’ legal decisions.
  3. Pardoning an open racist such as former Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was found guilty of criminal contempt for violating the constitution by using racial profiling to jail Latinos.
  4. Constantly labeling any news as “fake news, Relentless charges against the media, accusing them of spreading fake news, opening the door for violence against reporters.
  5. Limiting immigration to the United States. This defies the aspirations of millions who want to realize the American dream. This is the land of immigrants, the melting pot that makes America unique.
  6. Systematically undermining the intelligence community that has performed admirably over the years.
  7. Demoralizing the most loyal men and women who dedicate their lives to serve the nation and on whom national security depends.
  8. Arbitrarily banning transgender soldiers who have sacrificed no less than any other solider possibly even more so due to the difficulties they face.
  9. Proposing a budget that would cut over the next decade more than $800 billion from Medicaid, $192 billion from nutritional assistance (including Meals on Wheels) and $272 billion overall from welfare programs.
  10. Proposal to cut more than $72 billion from the disability benefit upon which millions of Americans rely yet demand billions to build a wall along the Mexican border.
  11. Not releasing tax returns.
  12. Failing to pass any significant legislation, including an infrastructure bill, repealing and replacing Obama’s healthcare program.
  13. Treating government agencies as if they were private businesses.
  14. Using the office of the presidency to promote resorts and hotels, including the Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey, Mar-a-Lago in Florida, and the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.
  15. Sowing discord and disunity among the American people and cultivating a cult mentality, splitting the country into “us versus them.”
  16. Demeaning women and making lewd comments using vulgar language and being rude and abusive to any woman who dares challenge your abrasive and loathsome behavior.
  17. Systematically alienating America’s friends and allies, championing the slogan of “America First,” which raises serious doubts about America’s commitment to uphold security treaties and international trade agreements.
  18. Taking credit for US sustained economic growth, even though it is the continuation of his predecessor’s sound economic policy.
  19. Proposing to cut the State Department’s budget from nearly $55 billion for fiscal year 2017 to $37.6 billion for 2018. Meanwhile, hundreds of vacancies of high-level positions at the State Department and Ambassadorships around the world, needed to conduct an effective foreign policy, remain unfilled.
  20. Withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement.
  21. Withdrawing from UNESCO.
  22. Withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
  23. Ending participation in the UN Global Compact on Migration.
  24. Withdrawing support for the Iran Nuclear Deal.
  25. Ordering a renegotiation of NAFTA.
  26. Renegotiation of the US-South Korea Free Trade Agreement.
  27. Accusing the UN of bad management and evaluating America’s role in UN Agencies.
  28. Critical remarks about NATO.
  29. Denouncing protectionist measures by the EU and the US trade deficit with Germany.
  30. Suspending talks about the proposed US-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
  31. Talks about renegotiating WTO multilateral accords and establishing a border adjustment tax.
  32. Cancelling US opening to Cuba.
  33. Escalating rhetoric about initiating another war on the Korean peninsula. Reckless statements in response to North Korea’s threats posing a catastrophic danger to America’s national security.
  34. Statement on declaring Jerusalem capital of Israel and move of US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.


  1. Neither acting like a president nor speaking like one;
  2. Neither having the moral authority that a president needs to project, nor the courage of one;
  3. Neither the vision of an enlightened president, nor the diplomatic savvy of one;
  4. Neither the capacity to lead the nation as president, nor the competence of one;
  5. Neither having the credibility that the president must enjoy, nor the ability to get things done;
  6. Neither the stability that the president must demonstrate, nor the consistency of one;
  7. Not having the country’s interest at heart like a president, nor the grasp of what America’s role in world is all about;
  8. Making lying an art form;
  9. Being a dictator in soul and spirit;
  10. Becoming enraged, vindictive and mean;
  11. Being narcissistic, self-absorbed, and selfish, constantly seeking glamor and adulation:
  12. Demanding loyalty from everyone but being loyal to no one;
  13. Hiring questionable personalities and firing anyone questioning your dictates;
  14. Not understanding that with holding the most powerful office in the world, every word  utter, every signal or gesture made and every move or measure taken matters greatly and has global implications. Having a loose tongue and failing to understand the gravity of  words can send the wrong signal, which could provoke major unintended conflagrations with some of America’s sworn enemies.
  15. Suffering from a moral, intellectual and ethical void and covering shortcoming by ridiculing and scorning everybody but those who cater to your ego.
  16. Not having the temperament, knowledge, stability, and diplomatic savvy, not to speak of the moral authority, to lead the country.



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