Great Again by Donald Trump

@scheng1 (24741)
Singapore
December 31, 2016 4:44am CST
I finish reading the book, Great Again by Donald Trump, a couple of days ago. Personally I find Donald Trump as a reasonable person when he tackles national issues, because he does not make a lot of personal attacks in his books. I agree with many issues that he mentions, such as the educational problem in the country. When schools do not let the students take tough exams, and let them experienced the taste of failure, children will not learn the important lessons of life. Exams are challenges, and students have to learn to tackle the challenges so that they can have self-confidence when they pass tough exams. However, I do not agree to liberate education in that local schools decide on what to teach, and what not to teach. I think a hybrid is good. There must be core subjects, and elective subjects based on locality
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@antonbunot (10048)
• Calgary, Alberta
3 Jan 17
Trump is a good businessman . . . hoping he will also make good of his promise as president - to make America great again.
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@scheng1 (24741)
• Singapore
3 Jan 17
He seems to lack in manners and diplomacy. Just hope that he does not make it a policy to alienate China at the moment. it is not good for world peace, and Americans will suffer if China starts to pressure other countries to take sides.
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@antonbunot (10048)
• Calgary, Alberta
3 Jan 17
@scheng1 I think he is smart and he is surrounded by smart people. I am optimistic he will not let his fellow Americans down. By the way, have you heard if old washed-out Cher left for Jupiter?
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@scheng1 (24741)
• Singapore
7 Jan 17
@antonbunot He sure is smart though he is also arrogant. There is no doubt that he will create jobs by infrastructure projects, and drilling the oil wherever the oil exists. There is also no doubt that the diplomatic relationship between China and USA will turn even more sour than ever.
@JolietJake (51067)
• United States
31 Dec 16
You know, of course, Trump most likely had a 'ghost writer' do the book. What with running businesses, campaigning for President, and making a fool of himself on Twitter, I sincerely doubt he had time to write it himself, so of course his true nature wouldn't show through as much.
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@scheng1 (24741)
• Singapore
31 Dec 16
More likely he dictates, and someone else writes and then vets by a lot more people. Definitely his lawyers will vet through and give final approval. They cannot afford to have Trump being sued for millions.
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@marlina (80503)
• Canada
2 Jan 17
@JolietJake, You are right. When would Trump find the time to do everything he does plus writing a book on top of that. A book doesn't get written in just a few hours.
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@marlina (80503)
• Canada
2 Jan 17
@scheng1 Trump puts his foot in his mouth so often, that for sure the book has to be checked with a fine comb.
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@shaggin (39545)
• United States
31 Dec 16
Whoever edits his books probably cuts out the offense things would be my guess.
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@scheng1 (24741)
• Singapore
1 Jan 17
Definitely. I can imagine the draft goes through the editing of so many experts, particularly the lawyers. They cannot afford Trump to end up with multiple lawsuits just before the election.
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11 Jan 17
I haven't read his book, but he definitely has some ideas I agree with. There are a lot of problems that need fixed in our country. Sadly, I don't know that anyone will actually do so.
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@scheng1 (24741)
• Singapore
12 Jan 17
This book makes interesting read! It is worth your time to read through at least once. After all, his policies will affect the world, not just in US and Mexico.
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@anniepa (27240)
• United States
13 Jan 17
@scheng1 His policies will DESTROY the world.
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@scheng1 (24741)
• Singapore
14 Jan 17
@anniepa Perhaps not destroy the world. I doubt how his policies will destroy China. He will likely cause inflation to increase rapidly in US. If he imposes a tariff on imported items from China, then US residents will have to pay higher price.
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@vickyrose (2031)
• Canberra, Australia
27 Jan 17
I think that he is EGO. If he does not pay tax, then he made some bad investments. I hope he will not bankcrupt the US
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@scheng1 (24741)
• Singapore
27 Jan 17
It seems like he is going to make cost of living high for the Americans. They are talking about slapping a tax on all imported items from Mexico. Since Mexico is not going to bear the cost of the tax, the Americans will have to pay dearer for the goods. Similarly, they are talking about tariff on China-made goods. I think the average Americans will find that things get very expensive under Trump's rule.
@anniepa (27240)
• United States
15 Jan 17
With all due respect the fact that he doesn't make personal attacks in his books doesn't say anything about HIM because HE doesn't write a single word of his books. That's just another con he's pulled over on people to get their money. Regarding his views on education, since I didn't read the book and I'm not even sure if what was in it reflects his true views, I can't really comment on that. However, considering the woman he chose as his Secretary of Education it's clear he doesn't care about the average kids from working class families who go to public schools. She's all for privatization and diverting tax dollars away from public education. She's done a lot of damage to the public school system in her home state so now Donald wants to let her do it nationwide. He wants to make America "Great Again" for rich white folks, that's it.
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@scheng1 (24741)
• Singapore
19 Jan 17
That is exactly Donald's view on education. He wants education to be localize, and that means schools have to decide on what subjects to teach without the influence from Board of Education! In order to allow that, he has to privatize schools! Public schools do not have the right to hire and fire teachers, and to decide on the subjects to teach at every level.