Originally posted on danmillerinpanama:

It should have gone the other way but didn’t. There are reasons for that. We could have exercised more control than we did over some but
the most important of them were no longer in our hands.

It was a terrible night and I either drank too much or too little. Whichever it was, it didn’t help. Deluded fool that I am, my hope that the results would be different became a belief that they would. What could have helped would have been to have had less faith that the people of the United States had already learned about and understood the direction in which the current domestic and foreign policies have been leading us and would insist that they be changed. Less of that faith would have lessened my shock but not my disappointment. I guess we “earned” what we got. One blogger wrote,

I am embarrassed to…

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Retired, but still spending an inordinant amount of time thinking about all things big and small. I am proud to be a strong constitutional conservative. I am also proud to have been married over 55 years to my wonderful wife, Louise. I continue to be amazed that she has put up with me for such a long time, but have been happy that she decided to do so. "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not," warned Thomas Jefferson.
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