Donald Trump Thinks like the CEO of a Major Corporation.
He is articulating the objective (goal) and then listing the major obstacles that must be overcome to reach it.
There was a buzz in the checkout line at the grocery store – even the gym. Heads were nodding in agreement whether people were politically to right or left of Trump.
If health management is the focus of our modern healthcare system, doesn't it make sense for the doctor to encourage my active and engaged life-style – maintaining my weight, blood pressure, blood sugar – rather than condescendingly telling me I am in denial?
True, earthquake is an ever present risk in California. But the odds of a veteran being hurt by falling debris in pending seismic retrofit VA housing are infinitesimal compared to odds of his being injured, murdered, contracting a serious illness or starving while spending another year or two sleeping on the streets.
It is farcical to believe that it is possible to secure any of the nation's borders as long as the rewards of illegal entry – the "anchor baby" at the end of the rainbow -- outweigh the risks posed by the US Border Patrol, TSA, or Customs and Enforcement.
The American people have repeatedly told their elected representatives directly in town halls, with their votes and through pollsters they want an immigration system that fits the realities of 21st century America – a system that is fair and transparent.
A fair immigration system will protect the rights of American citizens and legal immigrants while providing a pathway to legitimacy for the estimated 11 million who are here illegally.
The lessons the American people and the members of Congress can learn about bureaucratic over-reach and inadequate Congressional and Executive oversight can be a catalyst for change far beyond this single scandal.