There are only a few more days folks. This has been the most toxic US Camp Pain in modern history, where one unqualified candidate has managed to insult hundreds of individuals, groups, and organizations, including his own political party. What if we were to wake up on November 9th to a risky, out of control president, or another recount?
"anyone who illegally crosses the border will be detained until they are removed out of our country and back to the country from which they came." Here's what Donald Trump said in his big immigration speech, annotated http://wpo.st/Hd9C2
Will the 2016 political race turn into a three ring circus?
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Oct. 1, 2013 The government shutdown begins
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