Last week, I asked Donald Trump supporters why they believe that the billionaire real-estate developer will treat them any better than the career politicians they mistrust. Broadly speaking, the men and women who wrote fall into two categories: Those who earnestly believe that Trump is the best choice to lead America and those who are motivated by giddyness at the chaotic spectacle of his success. Of course, anyone polling at the top of a major party is going to have supporters with all sorts of backgrounds and world views, and while the correspondence below includes several recurring themes, many of the rationales are singular. Below the table of contents you may find all the letters , presented in their full text, in no particular order. This is coming from someone who voted for Obama in the last election! I have been a liberal practically all of my life 29 years.
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How 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Became an Imperfect Step Forward for LGBT Military - HISTORY
In , Thomas Jefferson proposed a law that would mandate castration for gay men and mutilation of nose cartilage for gay women. But that's not the scary part. Here's the scary part: Jefferson was considered a liberal. At the time, the most common penalty on the books was death. Supreme Court finally put an end to laws criminalizing same-sex intercourse in Lawrence v. Lawmakers at both the state and federal level continue to target lesbians and gay men with draconian legislation and hateful rhetoric. The gay rights movement is still working to change this.
Sexual orientation in the United States military
She became known as a media pundit in the late s, appearing in print and on cable news as an outspoken critic of the Clinton administration. Her first book concerned the Bill Clinton impeachment , and sprang from her experience writing legal briefs for Paula Jones 's attorneys, as well as columns she wrote about the cases. Coulter's syndicated column for Universal Press Syndicate appears in newspapers, and is featured on conservative websites. Coulter has also written 13 best-selling books expressing her political views. Coulter's mother's ancestry has been traced back on both sides of her family to a group of Puritan settlers in Plymouth Colony , British America arriving on the Griffin with Thomas Hooker in ,  and her father's family were Catholic Irish and German immigrants who arrived in America in the 19th century.
While today eugenics may be regarded as a pseudoscience, it was seen as cutting edge science in the early decades of the twentieth century. Eugenics societies sprang up throughout most of the industrialized world, particularly in the United States, Great Britain, and Germany. A significant number of Nazi persecutory policies stemmed from theories of racial hygiene, or eugenics.