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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

June 20th, 2018, 1:24 am

An interesting question is what fraction of the Trump base would be in favor of just shooting all illegal immigrants (including the kids) once they cross the border. My guess is is 20-30%, but I would be very interested in other estimates.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

June 20th, 2018, 2:06 am

The concentration camps for kids in Texas are now off limits to journalists. But I'm sure the inmates are doing just fine.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

June 20th, 2018, 7:01 am

The concentration camps for kids in Texas are now off limits to journalists. But I'm sure the inmates are doing just fine.
they're not concentration camps and they were off limits for journalists during the obama administration because a lot of them are run by contractors on behalf of the government
Here Are Horrifying Photos Of Obama’s Illegal Alien Facilities The Media Refuses To Show You
This didn't start with Trump. Illegal immigrant children were definitely detained under Obama and Bush 2. We had Laura Bush (who didn't vote for Trump) criticizing Trump over this the other day. Where was she when her husband was doing it and where was she when Obama did it?
How far back it goes, I don't know. Did BJ Clinton do it? Maybe. Bush 1? Maybe.

It was almost surreal when the liberal media first started pushing this story, because a whole bunch of liberals published pictures which they thought were Trump-era and basically asked "what kind of bastard would treat kids like this?" Except it turned out the photos were the 2014 AZCentral ones linked above. A lot of them apologized for "using the wrong photos," but shame on Obama for treating kids like that.
Embarrassment for New York Times as top editor falls for old photo amid weekend of misleading anti-Trump tweets
There's a shocker, an NYT editor lying about President Trump.
This from Jon Favreau, who was Director of Speechwriting for Obama:
"Look at these pictures. This is happening right now, and the only debate that matters is how we force our government to get these kids back to their families as fast as humanly possible"
that tweet has since been deleted
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

June 20th, 2018, 10:54 am

this is what the migrant kids eat
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and this is what US schoolkids got to eat during the obama administration when michelle had her nutrition program
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

June 20th, 2018, 11:03 am

On the topic of food, Kirstjen Nielsen (child separator-in-chief) decided that yesterday was a good time to go out for Mexican food. You can’t make this stuff up...
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

June 20th, 2018, 1:10 pm

On the topic of food, Kirstjen Nielsen (child separator-in-chief) decided that yesterday was a good time to go out for Mexican food. You can’t make this stuff up...
not sure of your point. Are you somehow conflating Mexican food and illegal immigration? Do you believe that every illegal is mexican and every american of mexican heritage is illegal?
Lots of americans of mexican heritage are opposed to illegal immigration
The kids who have been discussed of late were reported to be "central american" (so guatemala, honduras, etc) rather than mexican.
Activists with the D.C. chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America crashed Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's dinner Tuesday evening and appeared to chase her from the building.
They also called for the complete abolition of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency at DHS.
(snip)
D.C. police were eventually called to the scene.
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It is not immediately clear if protesters drove Nielsen from the restaurant before her meal was completed, but a video of her leaving was posted to Twitter shortly afterward.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

June 20th, 2018, 1:21 pm

BJ Clinton's illegitimate black son (whose mother was a prostitute in Arkansas) has been in the news a ;lot of late
First there was the whole Fathers Day thing
Now this, Bill Clinton's black son slams the former president for showing compassion for the immigrant children separated from their parents at the border but 'abandoning his own son'
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

June 21st, 2018, 7:30 am

once again, president trump did exactly what obama did. The media ignored it when obama did it yet portrays trump as a monster when trump does it.

‘Tender Age’ Terminology for Child Detention is Product of Obama Era Immigration Policy
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

June 21st, 2018, 11:02 am

once again, president trump did exactly what obama did. The media ignored it when obama did it yet portrays trump as a monster when trump does it.

‘Tender Age’ Terminology for Child Detention is Product of Obama Era Immigration Policy
If it looks like a monster, talks likes a monster and acts like a monster, we have to at least consider the possibility that we have a fiendish beast on our hands.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

June 21st, 2018, 12:23 pm

It's not something any non-British person will ever understand. That's the bad news. The good news is that as a foreigner you are (almost always) automatically middle class. So even though my parents and my parents' parents worked hard to make me the lower middle class person I am today you probably outrank me.
Working hard to provide for one's family is the social privilege of lower classes.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

June 21st, 2018, 12:54 pm

once again, president trump did exactly what obama did. The media ignored it when obama did it yet portrays trump as a monster when trump does it.

‘Tender Age’ Terminology for Child Detention is Product of Obama Era Immigration Policy
If it looks like a monster, talks likes a monster and acts like a monster, we have to at least consider the possibility that we have a fiendish beast on our hands.
I'm shocked that you would call Obama a fiendish beast
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

June 21st, 2018, 5:38 pm

President Trump & his team have been barking about immigration and national security for a couple of days now. The midterm election campaign is already at full-speed, it seems.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

June 22nd, 2018, 12:36 am

Somebody should mention the jacket. As I remarked just yesterday, you just can't make this stuff up...
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

June 22nd, 2018, 7:40 am

I really don't care about the "I really don't care" jacket.

US media can be distracted by such trivia...
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

June 22nd, 2018, 10:13 am

I really don't care about the "I really don't care" jacket.

US media can be distracted by such trivia...
If you don’t think symbolism matters you should try to take a brief tour of hardline Trump country and set fire to a few American flags in public. You may be in for a surprise.
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