Why Trump Shouldn't Be President
Making America Worse
Gun Control (From The Washington Post website and www.ontheissues.org)
“If you had guns in that room, even if you had a number of people having ‘em strapped to their ankle or strapped to their waist where bullets could have flown in the other direction right at him, you wouldn’t have had the same kind of a tragedy,” Mr. Trump said on CNN last Monday.
“It’s too bad that some of the young people that were killed over the weekend didn’t have guns attached to their [hip], frankly, where bullets could have flown in the opposite direction,” Mr. Trump also told radio host Howie Carr last week.“It sounded like there were no guns. They had a security guard; other than that, there were no guns in the room,” he said. “Had people been able to fire back, it would have been a much different outcome.” Stating this, he is saying he supports the 2nd amendment and the open-carry law. I also support this, being very conservative, but his views regarding going about "keeping guns on all people everywhere at all times" is something I do not agree with.
Education (From www.edexexcellence.net and www.ontheissues.org)
Trump does not have a very clear stance regarding how we accomplish what he thinks should be done about the education situation in our country, but here are a few opinions he has about the school systems, as well as college education and the involvement of the government:
1. School choice: “As president, I will establish the national goal of providing school choice to every American child living in poverty. If we can put a man on the moon, dig out the Panama Canal and win two world wars, then I have no doubt that we as a nation can provide school choice to every disadvantaged child in America.” September 2016.
2. Funding his school choice plan: "If the states collectively contribute another $110 billion of their own education budgets toward school choice on top of the $20 billion in federal dollars, that could provide $12,000 in school choice funds to every single K-12 student who today is living in poverty." September 2016.
3. Common Core: “I have been consistent in my opposition to Common Core. Get rid of Common Core.” February 2016.
4. America's schools: “We need to fix our broken education system!” February 2016.
5. Local control of education: “Keep education local!” February 2016.
6. Government's role in education: “There’s no failed policy more in need of urgent change than our government-run education monopoly." September 2016.
Environment (From The Huffington Post and www.ontheissues.org)
In a confusing exchange with Hewitt, Trump rattled off several non sequiturs on global temperatures. Trump says that “people in the 1920s thought the Earth was cooling, now it’s global warming,” implying that all subsequent climate science is nonsense.