Trump administration scraps three border wall projects – TheHill

We’ve heard the same song for 4 years…

I am going to build a wall and Mexico is going to pay for it

I’m going to build a wall and Mexico is paying for it

I’m going to build a wall and the American taxpayers and veterans will pay for it is the truth. his vanity wall is just that a vanity wall. Look I have a vanity blog, as you can see there are no ads on my blog, I paid for it out of my pocket. I don’t expect my readers to pay for it or for that matter Mexico.

He has a supreme court and his back pocket and God help us if we don’t win the presidency in 2020 as well as a majority in the Senate.

Because in 2021 only Trump knows what skiing he’s going to cook up and claimed that someone else will be paying for it, most likely going to be the American people.

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Alaska defunds scholarships for thousands of university students ahead of fall semester – NBC News

Every time I read a story like this it breaks my heart. every time I read a story like this it’s the same political party that is doing the harm, the Republicans. They will funds unnecessary Wars, unnecessary border walls,but when it comes to students education they claim they’re holding the budgetary line there.

I’ve written about the dumbing down of America has a goal of the Republican party and this illustrates that. these are young people who applied for and received these grants and expected to get to use them in a few weeks and now the money is gone. Can you imagine the stress that this is putting on them and their families? there is absolutely no excuse for this kind of behavior. We are the richest country in the world and we can’t educate our young people?

When you saw Betsy DeVos, a useless imbecile, become the the Secretary of education someone who doesn’t believe in public education you knew that we were going down the bat path and this path is now becoming a superhighway of bad decisions.

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A student walks by the Alumni Drive time and temperature sign on a particularly cold February morning

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Trump’s clash with U.K. ambassador highlights a special relationship in danger – NBC News

I just got an email from Elizabeth Warren and its subject line was my plan to repair the state department. If that doesn’t scare you then you don’t know very much about how foreign policy works. foggy bottom as the state department is referred to as one of the most important departments in our government. it’s our conduit to the rest of the world. Trump and Bannon have made it their mission to destroy the state department. I’m sure under orders from Putin.

Putin would love us to leave NATO, that has been his goal since he became president of the Russian federation. And Trump seems to be all in on that idea. We have allies that we have nurtured through the years that are being ignored. our biggest trading partners Canada and Mexico are not happy with us. The UK and France are in the same boat. I cannot think of any world leader other than the ones that are to the far right or dictators that are happy with this President.

This president hates to be mocked and yet he makes it so easy to mock him. If you went to class when you are in school unprepared for an oral exam or presentation you are laughed at. he does this on a daily basis when he meets with foreign leaders. He’s unprepared and ill-advised. Yesterday I saw that he wants to put a conspiracy theorist in the job as thedirector of national intelligence to replace Dan Coats.we need this man out of office as soon as possible. Yes I would love to see him impeached and I understand why people say we need to impeach him but I know that that would just make his people more vehement to have them re-elected. I am so torn on this subject of impeachment because it is the way that we need to use to get rid of bad presidents or other office holders. Unfortunately it’s taking too long and we are too close to an election to have him impeached. Let’s let the American people, if they still have a say, get him out of office.

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Ambassador Kim Darroch called President Donald Trump and his administration “inept,” “insecure” and “incompetent,” according to leaked diplomatic cables.

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Justice Department lawyer defends herself after viral video on child migrant treatment – NBC News Exclusive

When you have a job to do you either do it or you go home. Saying that she wasn’t well prepared to make the arguments in front of a three-judge panel makes absolutely no sense. To say that it was selective editing is not true. To post this to her friends on Facebook is appalling. I don’t care how long she’s been with the justice department she needs to apologize not only to asylum-seeking migrants and their children who are being terribly treated but to the United States of America and the community of the world. This is a disgrace. Any other countrybthat had done this would have been condemned buy another administration. Instead it’s the United States that should bow its head in shame.

This administration claims its Christian values. Truly this is what they consider Christian values?of course this is the same president that said that he did not rape this woman because she wasn’t his type. Does that mean if a woman is his type he be okay with raping her?

If this is making America great again I want nothing of it.

This is straight up child abuse, no ifs ands or buts. And you can lay this at the feet of trump who last week said he was going to do exactly this to the children coming across the border seeking rightful asylum in our country from scary situations in their home countries.

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Sarah Fabian, a career Justice Department lawyer, represented the Trump administration before the Ninth Circuit last week.

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Only six immigrants in terrorism database stopped by CBP at southern border in first half of 2018 – NBC News

Are we going to let fascism take root in our country? I say no.

Call your representative and tell them that you want the Democrats to have a response to this man’s lies tomorrow after the speech.

Call your local TV stations and tell them not to cover his speech. when President Obama wanted to make a speech in 2014 regarding immigration all four networks denied it. It’s time that the network’s stand up to this man’s lies.

Boycott his speech. make sure that your cable box is tuned to a channel that will not be carrying it. Let’s not make him feel important because he gets good ratings and you know how this is important in this idiot’s head.

This is a call to action. Act as if the future of our country depends on it, it does.

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Appeals Court Rules Against Donald Trump On DACA Program – HuffPost

we’re going to see a lot of this kind of thing we’re courts rule against this illegitimate president. The elections have made it clear that he is not wanted in that office. Sure the Senate had more Republican games but that doesn’t mean that that’s the will of the people.

Those tiny little states with tiny little populations are controlling Our Lives. We need to stop that.

And we will.

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New Trump admin order for separated parents: Leave U.S. with kids or without them – NBC NEWS

The inhumanity of this President and his administration knows no bounds. He hits us with daily barrages of things that I think Hitler would think twice about. He knows that he is the synthesizing us because when you hear this over and over again it becomes normal. It is our job to make sure that this never becomes the normal in the United States of America. Our job is to go out and donate to every Democratic candidate and then bring this tyrant to justice.

as a first-generation American I am more than aware that we are all immigrants. Even those of you whose nose is pointed up because you feel like you came here with the pilgrims are still immigrants. Immigrants are the lifeblood of this country and those who forget that are doomed to destroy our country.

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A mother migrating from Honduras holds her 1-year-old child as they surrender to U.S. Border Patrol agents after illegally crossing the border on June 25, 2018, near McAllen, Texas.David J. Phillip / AP

Judge orders Trump administration to reunite migrant families – POLITICO

We are losing our country to a villain that doesn’t even stand up to the likes of the Joker in Batman the TV show from the 60s.

He has effectively taken over all three branches of government and if we don’t do what we have to do in November and vote the Republicans out of the Senate and the house we will lose our country forever, well not forever but maybe for about 40-50 years just like Germany did.

He is a fascist, a racist, a demagogue, and just one waste of a human bag of Flesh.

this judge did the right thing but we have a supreme court who would without even thinking twice overturn this ruling because these are heartless Republicans who all they care about is the fact that they got their abortion-rights and their anti-gay agenda in the Supreme Court. Mitch McConnell joyfully tweeted a picture of that ass Gorsuch of the Supreme Court someone who is in the Supreme Court unlawfully because that was not his job to have. President Obama had every right to appoint to the Supreme Court and Mitch McConnell the traitor did everything in his power to keep President Obama from doing his Constitutional directive. It’s weird how these Republicans look at the world with two different sets of eyes. The eyes of when they’re in power and they can do everything including executive order after executive order but when President Obama Road and executive order oh my God he was usurping his power. Weird how come no one saying that Trump is which he is.

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U.S. District Court Judge Dana Sabraw, based in San Diego, issued a preliminary injunction on Tuesday night requiring that nearly all children younger than 5 be returned to their parents within 14 days and that older children be returned within 30 days. | Patrick Semansky/AP Photo

Trump administration moves on two fronts to challenge California environmental protections – LA Times

How dare they?

On a recent town hall meeting over the phone with my representative Jimmy Gomez he told us about something that runs in the Republican party in Congress. It’s called ABC or anybody but California. we are the largest state in the Union in population. We are the largest economy in the Union. We are if an independent country the fifth largest economy in the world. And it seems that they hate us for it. They hate us for our clean air, clean water and beautiful way of living. I don’t want to leave the union I just want to make a more perfect union.

Scott Pruitt when he worked for the state of Oklahoma sued the EPA countless times. He has publicly said that the EPA should be dismantled, and let’s not forget the fact that he takes bribes. He’s living in a condominium one block from the Capitol building in Washington in some of the most pricey real estate. He has every right to live there if you paid for it. Instead he’s paying 1/3 of the going rate for that apartment that he leases from an oil company that he’s given special permissions to drill in preserved lands. Sure he takes first class flights, he says he doesn’t like the people in coach telling him what they think about him. I guess he feels more comfortable with the millionaires who he kowtows to. If he acted like a real governmental official he would be looking after the best interest of our country and our planet but he doesn’t care.

It’s time that we fire him and his boss, end of discussion.

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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to agency employees in Washington. (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)

Notes, emails reveal Trump appointees’ war to end HHS teen pregnancy program – NBC News

ABSTINENCE PROGRAMS ARE A SHAM.

Study after study show that abstinence programs do not work they cause higher rates of abortion, teen pregnancies and venereal disease. The conservative notion that they can dictate how an individual controls his or her body is against all conservative principles. Conservatism says that the government stays out of your home unless you’re hurting someone in there. The government ends at the doorstep of your home so how dare they decide how a man or woman and especially a woman wants to treat their body.

I remember watching an episode of Samantha Bee’s show where she made a very funny allegory about a woman’s right to abortion. She said and her piece that she wanted a bill passed that said that each time a man wanted to ejaculate that before they did that they needed to go into a clinic and have a camera inserted into their genital so they could see the millions of sperms they were about to kill. In fact is that much what conservatives want to do to women under the guise of saving life. And then once this life comes into being conservatives I want nothing to do with it. They don’t want to pay for education or health care or anything that will make sure that that life has a good I’ve come. Let’s get back to True conservative values and not this Abomination they call conservatism now.

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