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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – random hysteria edition

Let’s go back and look at an older thread, shall we?

For anyone wondering what the Freeper reaction to the shooting massacre du jour was – I present – Code Toady!

Active shooter reported in Odessa, Texas
Newswest 9 ^ | August 31, 2019 | Victor Blanco

Posted on 8/31/2019, 4:50:31 PM by LUV W

ODESSA, Texas — UPDATE: ACTIVE SHOOTER REPORTED STAY INDOORS FOR BOTH cities

Police confirm a second shooter is in the areas driving a stolen mail van.

Officials are responding to an active shooter in Odessa.

According to the Department of Public Safety, the shooter is in all Gold Passenger car armed with a rifle and headed from Odessa to Midland.

Several people [now reporting 30 shot in Midland and Odessa] have been injured including police and civilians.

1 posted on 8/31/2019, 4:50:31 PM by LUV W
Before we get started, I’d like to compliment long-standing Freeper LUV_W for not changing his/her handle.
Obviously crafted from ancient hand-tooled artisanal stupid, this tribute to once hero / now despised GOP-e icon Dubya shows long-time dedication, and short-term memory loss.
To: maxwellsmart_agent

Where are armed citizens to defend themselves?

8 posted on 8/31/2019, 5:01:16 PM by Reno89519 (No Amnesty! No Catch-and-Release! Just Say No to All Illegal Aliens! Arrest & Deport!)

From someone driving down the highway blasting away with a long gun?  Um – yeah.
To: LUV W

My local news is quoting the New York Times about 2 deaths…they are clueless!

26 posted on 8/31/2019, 5:20:10 PM by KittenClaws (“There is no 1502 Johnson” ~ Joan Hamilton)

How DARE they?? There will be a nasty letter about this tomorrow in the New York………….hmmm.
To: LUV W; null and void
Just in time for the September reconvening of the House and Senate!

Imagine that coincidence!

52 posted on 8/31/2019, 5:39:28 PM by Lazamataz (We can be called a racist and we’ll just smile. Because we don’t care.)

DAMN those deep state congresscritters!!  They’re all in cahoots!
To: LUV W

I know I don’t get out enough, but why do I never get an active shooter loose in my area?

58 posted on 8/31/2019, 5:42:29 PM by Trailerpark Badass (There should be a whole lot more going no than throwing bleach, said one woman.)

Lucky at cards, unlucky at love?
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“KittenClaws” takes exception to “Trailerpark Badass”s flippancy :
To: Trailerpark Badass

This is the last time I report on local happenings. I’m live in Odessa…and you bunch of chit chats don’t give a crap.

59 posted on 8/31/2019, 5:44:38 PM by KittenClaws (“There is no 1502 Johnson” ~ Joan Hamilton)

This diverts the discussion a tad :
To: KittenClaws

FR is not the friendly community you imagined it was. I know.

62 posted on 8/31/2019, 5:47:27 PM by HalfIrish

Duh.
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And now, everyone – as promised – CODE TOADY!!
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To: KittenClaws
“and you bunch of chit chats don’t give a crap.”

What exactly were you expecting, a bunch of caterwauling and FReepers losing their minds???

71 posted on 8/31/2019, 5:51:39 PM by CodeToad ( Hating on Trump is hating on me and Americans!)

That’s tellin’ her, by jingo!
To: CodeToad

Get Bent Toad

77 posted on 8/31/2019, 5:55:04 PM by KittenClaws (“There is no 1502 Johnson” ~ Joan Hamilton)

And – we’re off!
To: KittenClaws

It seems you are bent. Maybe you need to straighten out and stop being such an emotional liberal wanting to cry over everything and demand everyone else joins you.

80 posted on 8/31/2019, 5:56:21 PM by CodeToad ( Hating on Trump is hating on me and Americans!)

Yeah, you liberal whiner! Just because you’re in Odessa and a potential target is no reason to cry over things like mass murder and 17-month-olds getting shot in the face.
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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – open wide for chunky edition

 

OK folks – slack-off time is over, with means it’s time to don our ISO suits and push open the airlock!

airlockdoor

First up? Leaking on The Darnold!
( I know it’s a long article, but bear with me)

Leak Plugged? Trump’s Personal “Gatekeeper” Hits The Exit
Hotair ^ | 08/30/2019 | Ed Morrissey

Posted on 8/30/2019, 9:17:32 AM by SeekAndFind

In any White House, discretion is a prized value in staffers, and perhaps even more so in the Donald Trump era. As Trump’s personal assistant in the Oval Office, Madeleine Westerhout should have known that better than most. Yet Westerhout has been shown the door, as multiple news organizations reported overnight, for sharing personal information about the First Family with reporters:

President Trump’s personal assistant Madeleine Westerhout resigned from her job abruptly, a White House official and another person familiar with the situation told NBC News late Thursday night.

One of the sources said that Westerhout left the job because she shared personal information about the president’s family and Oval Office operations at an off-the-record dinner with reporters earlier this month in Bedminster, N.J., where a Trump-owned golf club that the president often visits in summer months is located.

All of the outlets reporting this departure call it a resignation, but they all also strongly suggest that the resignation came under considerable duress. The New York Times first reported it and noted that the sequence of events started when Trump found out she was leaking information to reporters, and that she’s already persona non grata anywhere in the White House. Needless to say, that’s not a departure on mutually agreeable terms.

The Times’ Annie Karni and Maggie Haberman also take note of Westerhout’s political pedigree:

“Ms. Westerhout, a former Republican National Committee aide who also worked for Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign, reportedly cried on election night because she was upset over Mr. Trump’s victory. As such, the president at first viewed her warily, as a late convert to his cause who could not be trusted.”

(snip)

Ms. Westerhout’s power in the White House came almost entirely from proximity. She is not a name-brand White House aide and has never appeared on television, unless it was an accidental shot of her hovering behind her boss. But while she was not a decision maker, she enjoyed unique access to Mr. Trump.

Trump tends to be a little paranoid about working with other Republicans, but in this case his first instinct might have been correct. Karni and Haberman hint at Westerhout’s state of mind in the last paragraph of the above excerpt. Politico later reported that Westerhout was attempting a little empire-building in the White House, which might have led to a slap-down or two from more senior officials:

“In the past six months, Westerhout had tried to expand the boundaries of her job to encompass a broader set of tasks and to include foreign travel, said one adviser close to the White House, who suggested Westerhout had tried to act like a de facto chief of staff. This irked several White House officials and Cabinet secretaries who thought she should stick to her primary task of serving as the president’s personal secretary with a desk just outside the Oval Office. …”

(snip)

The close White House adviser called this “the final straw” for someone who did not have many allies left in the building.

Under those circumstances, one has to wonder whether Westerhout got set up by rivals within the White House. That’s the kind of games that get played when low-level staffers try acquiring power at the expense of others with better connections. It’s just as likely, if not more so, that a lack of success led Westerhout to lose her sense of discretion and/or attempt to gain more power by manipulating the press against her real and perceived rivals.

At least, those are the fun explanations. If this turns out to be just the mundane circumstance of a secretary with trouble keeping her mouth shut after having a couple of drinks, it’ll be a disappointment. Even so, Westerhout’s exit will serve as a warning to others to keep their mouths shut whatever the circumstance might be.

1 posted on 8/30/2019, 9:17:32 AM by SeekAndFind

TrumpBestPeople

To: SeekAndFind 

This is appalling  appealing.

FIFY.

I’ll repeat myself….President Trump would’ve fared better if he had surrounded himself with loyal “little folk”

Yes – because The Darnold’s love of “little folk” (as opposed to power players) is SO well-known…

Deplorables who were with him from the beginning.

6 posted on 8/30/2019, 9:28:03 AM by grania (“We’re all just pawns in their game”)

Let me break the suspense.  He’s not hiring ANY of you yobbos.  Ever.
Your Trumpian taint-licking is on a gratis basis, and will be, forever.
To: SeekAndFind

 

Why in the world would any Romney person be given a detail like hers????
I love Trump, but that was stupid!!!!

17 posted on 8/30/2019, 9:43:12 AM by bantam

(James Garner voice) “Well, I’ve been around Donnie all day, and I ain’t seen him do one smart thing yet.”
To: SeekAndFind

 

When it comes to hiring good people, Trump doesn’t do well.

58 posted on 8/30/2019, 11:18:38 AM by aimhigh (THIS is His commandment . . . . 1 John 3:23)

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More deplorable leaking, and much more, at the magic “read more” link thingy.
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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – Short and Sour edition

Well, kids – yours truly appears to be the guy who was rescued from the house fire and runs back in the burning building.

Maybe if I just ease back in…

POLITICS DONALD TRUMP’S APPROVAL RATING SLIDES TO 36%, THE LOWEST IT’S BEEN SINCE JANUARY (BARF)
Newsweek ^ | 8/22/19 | Asher Stockler

Posted on 8/22/2019, 7:41:16 PM by Maceman

Amid numerous political scandals and an unfurling trade war with China that shows little sign of de-escalation, President Donald Trump lacks the broad confidence of the American public, according to a new AP-NORC poll.

Sixty-two percent of U.S. adults disapprove of the way Trump is handling his job, compared with 36 percent who approve. Predictably, the partisan divides swing favorably or unfavorably towards the president depending on political affiliation. But, notably, the coveted class of self-identified political independents remains opposed to the president, with 65 percent disapproving of the way he is handling his job.

Trump’s approval ratings have not been this low in the monthly AP-NORC survey since January.

While many of the conflicts and controversies that have emerged in recent months pertain to the trade war and Trump’s management of the economy — including a warning sign that a recession may be on the horizon due to a metric known as the inverted yield curve — the public has not been scared off by the president’s economic stewardship. Fifty-one percent disapprove of his handling of the economy, and 46 percent approve. Though this is a net negative rating, it indicates the public is largely divided on the matter, and represents Trump’s highest job approval rating for any category measured in the AP-NORC poll.

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Please don’t be one of those Freepers who replies: “Why post this?”I posted it because we need to know what’s out there, even if it is from the far left propaganda media.

1 posted on 8/22/2019, 7:41:16 PM by Maceman
Um – then why did you add “BARF” to the headline?
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Corporate policy?

To: Maceman

 

Newsweak polled both of their paid subscribers.

2 posted on 8/22/2019, 7:42:19 PM by E. Pluribus Unum (“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”)

Um – no, but thanks for playing.
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Come on now – surely someone here in Freeperville actually READ the article and noted the polling methodology?
To: Maceman

 

Where did they do the poll? Gay bars and bath houses?

25 posted on 8/22/2019, 8:42:52 PM by sport

Forget I asked.
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And from the “It might be true, but I don’t give a fuck” department :
To: Maceman

 

Even IF it were true….I’d rather have a leader that leads with conviction then whats palatable to the media.

24 posted on 8/22/2019, 8:41:54 PM by patriot torch

Gotcha.
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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – Mitch is my bitch edition

Sorry – got tired of “Moscow Mitch”.

I wasn’t going to post this week, but this was too good to pass up :

Mitch McConnell Suspended From Twitter
foxnews.com ^ | August 7, 2019

Posted on 8/7/2019, 10:35:01 PM by Helicondelta

Twitter locked accounts belonging to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s and several prominent conservatives Monday, after they posted videos of left-wing protesters gathered outside McConnell’s Kentucky home — with one demonstrator calling for someone to stab McConnell “in the heart” and for McConnell to break his “raggedy” neck.

The episode prompted the McConnell campaign, known as “Team Mitch,” to slam Twitter for political bias, saying the social media platform had effectively blamed the victim.

Meanwhile, observers noted, Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro remains active on Twitter, even after he posted the names of San Antonio residents who donated to Trump.

“This morning, Twitter locked our account for posting the video of real-world, violent threats made against Mitch McConnell,” McConnell campaign manager Kevin Golden said in a statement. “This is the problem with the speech police in America today.”

McConnell, 77, has been resting at home since tripping on his patio fracturing his shoulder on Sunday — and the Team Mitch account posted images showing him at his residence.

In the wake of this weekend’s deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, the hashtag “Massacre Mitch” trended on Twitter — and some activists took their case to McConnell’s residence.

1 posted on 8/7/2019, 10:35:01 PM by Helicondelta
So are you posters ready for some Freeper self-examination of “Maybe that was a shit-stupid thing for McConnell to retweet”?
To: Helicondelta

 

What the hell are you GOP eunuchs waiting for? Social media is a utility and its major players are monopolistic. Regulate it.

3 posted on 8/7/2019, 10:36:28 PM by Antoninus (“In Washington, swamp drain you.”)

I didn’t think so.
To: EinNYC
I don’t do Twitter, but it seems there could be a conservative-run alternative to Twitter. Why hasn’t some conservative group been working on this? Why is Twitter being allowed to control and humiliate conservative members? 

Why isn’t there one total conservative TV station owned or funded by rich conservatives?

13 posted on 8/7/2019, 11:18:33 PM by Digger
SpitTake
To: Mr. Jeeves
For now. I guarantee they are going to ban him for his “racism” before the campaign gets going next year.

When it comes to Trump, they are in a pickle. If they deplatform him, his campaign will start an alternative to Twitter and every last one of his millions of followers will auto-deplatform and join the new-start.

Works for me – but  – what to call this startup alternative?
Twatter?
Trumpter?
Trump University? (I hear that one’s available)
Das Sturmer?
Doing that would be the beginning of the end of monopoly social media. Hopefully, they’re stupid enough to do it.
93 posted on 8/8/2019, 9:34:53 AM by Antoninus (“In Washington, swamp drain you.”)
Hopefully, YOU’RE stupid enough to try it.
To: All

 

I fully expect them to suspend Trumps account next year using the excuse of “fairness” during the upcoming election. I have no clue what Trump will do.

100 posted on 8/8/2019, 9:46:43 AM by gibsonguy

That makes two of you.
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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – I Have No Words edition

Since it was a day that ended in “y”, yet another mass shooting :

Freepers are on the case!

BREAKING: Gilroy Shooter Identified as Iranian-American With Islamic Imagery on Instagram
Laura Loomer ^ | 07-29-2019 | Peter M. D’Abroska

Posted on 7/29/2019, 2:03:27 PM by Kevin in California

The shooter who killed three people and wounded at least 11 more has been identified as Santino Willian Legan, a described Iranian American.

Legan had an Instagram account on which he shared only three photos. One of the photos depicted Ali Asghar Vahabzadeh, Legan’s maternal grandfather.

1 posted on 7/29/2019, 2:03:27 PM by Kevin in California
You’d think that by this time, the Freeper predilection for blaming the dirty mooslimes for everything would have collapsed under the weight of its own stupidity.
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Right?
To: Kevin in California

 

And, the liberals are going to ignore the raghead aspect and focus on the gun control cult.

5 posted on 7/29/2019, 2:08:35 PM by LouAvul

Aaaand – we’re off!

To: Kevin in California

 

don’t know about you, but I heard that Ilhan Omar put him up to it . . . must be true.

8 posted on 7/29/2019, 2:09:28 PM by RatRipper

To: Kevin in California

 

They’re still flooding into USA too. It’s long past time to repatriate the Muslims to their own wonderful peaceful civilized krapistans.

11 posted on 7/29/2019, 2:11:20 PM by faithhopecharity ( “Politicians are not born; they are excreted.” Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 to 43 BCE))

To: Kevin in California

 

And………..it’s a moslem.

Again.

He killed an 8 year old.

12 posted on 7/29/2019, 2:11:27 PM by combat_boots (God bless Israel and all who protect and defend her! Merry Christmas! In God We Trust!)

To: Kevin in California

 

So was this guy a Muslim or not?

That’s the only thing that matters.

21 posted on 7/29/2019, 2:21:20 PM by Neanderthal (As you import the third world, you become the third world)

The only.  Thing.  That.  Matters.
To: Kevin in California

Islamic imagery?

Well, that’s that!

Round up ALL the muzzies in the country and deport them.

Every last one of them.

If every gun in America is a potential mass murderer, and is guilty of all the shootings across the nation, then every last muslim in the country is responsible for the murders and terrorism of this terrorist.

22 posted on 7/29/2019, 2:22:56 PM by skimbell
And if it turns out to be a white gun nut?
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One of the Freeperati errs on the side of caution :
To: Kevin in California

 

Iranians name their children Santino?

25 posted on 7/29/2019, 2:25:01 PM by angcat (THANK YOU LORD FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP!!!!!)

Shut up-a you face!
To: angcat

 

Italian-iranian?

38 posted on 7/29/2019, 2:45:40 PM by rktman ( #My2ndAmend! —– Enlisted in the Navy in ’67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)

WassaMattaUshirt
And then, of course :
To: Tennessee Conservative

 

Fox radio news at the top of the hour called the shooter a white supremacist.

57 posted on 7/29/2019, 3:22:39 PM by JohnnyP (Thinking is hard work (I stole that from Rush).)

(this is my shocked face)
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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – Seal Of Disapproval edition

Well, folks – pigs have flown, Hell has frozen over, and the twelfth of Never has come.

I agree with the Freeperati on something.

Unless you stopped breathing early last week or live in a cave you already know about this :

How did Trump end up in front of a presidential seal doctored to include a Russian symbol?
Washington Post via MSN ^ | 7/25/19 | Michael Brice-Saddler, Reis Thebault

Posted on 7/25/2019, 5:24:31 AM by DoodleDawg

At first glance, there was nothing unusual about President Trump’s introduction Tuesday at Turning Point USA’s student summit. In many ways, it mirrored the production style that has become synonymous with Trump’s campaign rallies.

Following a 12-minute video illustrating Trump’s rise to the presidency, music blared as the president’s name flashed across a giant screen in a bold shade of red. Trump took the stage and soaked in the raucous cheers from hundreds of young supporters packed inside the Marriott Marquis in Washington.

Charlie Kirk, Turning Point’s outspoken founder and executive director, was on his left. But the image on the screen to Trump’s right — captured in dozens of photos and videos from the event — is less familiar.

The image almost resembles the official seal of the president; but a closer examination reveals alterations that seem to poke fun at the president’s golfing penchant and accusations that he has ties to Russia. Neither the White House nor Turning Point know how it got there or who created it.

1 posted on 7/25/2019, 5:24:31 AM by DoodleDawg
Usually, the Freeperati react to this kind of thing (mockery) with threats to kill the mocker.
Right?
To: DoodleDawg

 

Someone went through some effort, can’t believe that it’s not easy to find out who as that’s the kind of thing that’s usually shared on social media.

The Russian double headed eagle and holding golf clubs in one talon. I assume that the president’s advance team has learned a lesson that should have been learned about 3 years ago – control all the digital displays while POTUS is in the room.

As far as pranks go, pretty harmless. Yuck it up and move on.

4 posted on 7/25/2019, 5:49:13 AM by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)

JawDrop
To: Albion Wilde

 

Gotta admit it … that’s pretty clever and well executed.

6 posted on 7/25/2019, 5:49:49 AM by al_c (Democrats: Party over Common Sense)

To: yesthatjallen

 

Have to admit – the golf clubs were pretty funny.

7 posted on 7/25/2019, 3:09:37 PM by TomServo

To: yesthatjallen

 

I really have to give props to whoever thought of that and pulled it off. Grudging admiration.

Kind of like the Chinese signs behind Nixon that Dick Tuck pulled off.

Worth stealing.

16 posted on 7/25/2019, 3:25:58 PM by RedStateRocker (We had entirely enough government in 1789.)

To: winner3000

 

And we’d be laughing our butts off here if a similar thing had been done to a Democrat(sic) President.

42 posted on 7/25/2019, 4:06:37 PM by RedStateRocker (We had entirely enough government in 1789.)

To: Innovative

 

I thought it was well done … and funny.

50 posted on 7/25/2019, 4:20:19 PM by sparklite2 (Don’t mind me. I’m just a contrarian.)

One helpful suggestion :
To: I want the USA back
It was clearly deliberate.The people at Turning Point USA were infiltrated.

It seems people at TPUSA let their guard down and this creep had free reign and no oversight.

On a side note, I’d consider changing the name. While TP stands for Turning Point it’s also an abbreviation for toilet paper.

12 posted on 7/25/2019, 3:18:28 PM by yesthatjallen
And your point is ?
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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – Chant Trix edition

Well, folks – this week’s “Obsession” pretty much wrote itself.

First, you had this :

Trump rally crowd chants ‘Send her back’ about Ilhan Omar
The Hill ^ | 07/17/19 | Brett Samuels

Posted on 7/17/2019, 7:18:02 PM by yesthatjallen

Supporters at President Trump’s campaign rally on Wednesday chanted “send her back” about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) after the president launched into a diatribe against the first-term lawmaker and Somali refugee.

Trump tore into Omar early on in his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, a continuation of his days-long attacks against her and three other progressive congresswomen. The crowd raucously booed Omar at the first mention of her name.

The president went on to accuse Omar of demeaning U.S. servicemembers and minimizing the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

“She looks down with contempt on the hard-working Americans saying that ignorance is pervasive in many parts of this country,” Trump said.

The crowd then broke into a chant of “Send her back” in reference to Omar, who came to the U.S. as a Somalian refugee as a teenager.

The president has in recent days targeted Omar and Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), claiming the lawmakers “hate our country” and suggested they should leave rather than complain about the government.

He sparked an uproar on Sunday morning when he tweeted that progressive congresswomen “who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe” should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.”

1 posted on 7/17/2019, 7:18:02 PM by yesthatjallen
Places, everyone….
And we’re OFF!
To: yesthatjallen

 

Let them all pick the socialist shithole of their choice, send them there.

4 posted on 7/17/2019, 7:23:06 PM by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; — FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)

Denmark? Finland?  West Virginia?
To: yesthatjallen
How’d this freaking Skinny
Apparently, “skinny” is the new “nigger”.
get in the wire, anyway. I hear our President brought up her marriage . . . to another Skinny, – her brother 😂This President kicks licks ass. 😂

8 posted on 7/17/2019, 7:24:52 PM by atc23
FIFY.
To: yesthatjallen

 

@rising_serpent
Such is the power of Trump’s ability to change the narrative, he single-handedly made the MSM give the toxic quadruplets more airtime than the entire Democrat presidential clown car combined.
Right now Democrats are wringing their hands in impotent despair  celebrating, at knowing they Trump just torpedoed the GOP and lost 2020.

14 posted on 7/17/2019, 7:38:40 PM by numberonepal (WWG1WGA)

You dumb fucks are lucky I’m not charging you by the word for copyreading.
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A couple of Freepers glance outside their bubble:
To: yesthatjallen

 

I found that cringe worthy. Not helpful.

30 posted on 7/17/2019, 8:27:46 PM by americas.best.days… ( Donald John Trump has pulled the sword from the stone.)

To: yesthatjallen

 

Will be spun as inciting racism, could lead to genocide.

15 posted on 7/17/2019, 7:38:55 PM by BusterDog

To: RoseofTexas

 

chithole = slit trench

39 posted on 7/17/2019, 9:59:30 PM by 353FMG

Classy.
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And THEN –
Trump disavows ‘send her back’ chant from his rally
Politico ^ | 07/18/2019 | Quint Forgey
Posted on 7/18/2019, 2:48:07 PM by SeekAndFind

President Donald Trump claimed Thursday he “was not happy” with the crowd at his campaign rally for chanting “send her back,” after he had goaded the North Carolina audience with a fiery attack on Rep. Ilhan Omar.

“I was not happy with it. I disagree with it. But again, I didn’t say that. They did. But I disagree with it,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office, adding that he “started speaking very quickly” in an attempt to silence the rally attendees.

Prior to the audience at Greenville’s East Carolina University breaking into their chant Wednesday night, the president tore into Omar, mischaracterizing past controversial statements by the Minnesota Democrat related to the 9/11 terror attacks and Al Qaeda that conservatives have seized upon in recent months.

Just before the incendiary refrain broke out, Trump accused Omar of having “a history of launching vicious, anti-Semitic screeds,” and then silently gazed out over the crowd for roughly 15 seconds until the cheers of “send her back” abated.

“It was quite a chant, and I felt a little bit badly about it,” Trump said on Thursday, later hailing the number of supporters inside the “packed arena” and boasting of the “tremendous support” and “great energy” enjoyed by the Republican Party.

“I say there is far more energy on the right than there is on the left,” he said, adding, “I think we have far more support than they do and I think we have far more energy than they do. And we’re going to have a very interesting election. But I was not happy when I heard that chant.”

1 posted on 7/18/2019, 2:48:07 PM by SeekAndFind
Uh oh.
To: SeekAndFind

 

Truly a stupid and VERY bad move, Mr. President!

5 posted on 7/18/2019, 2:53:54 PM by nopardons

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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – My citizenship is sinking edition

Morning, all! Only one thing on the Obsession agenda this week – LOSING!!!

Trump drops executive action on U.S. Census, will seek citizenship survey by other means
R ^ | 7/11/19 UPDATED AN HOUR AGO | Jeff Mason, David Shepardson

Posted on 7/11/2019, 3:20:54 PM by conservative98

A government official confirmed that Trump is expected to announce he will drop the legal battle to include the question on the census survey and instead direct the Commerce Department to obtain answers on citizenship through other means, but it was not clear how that would occur or how it would be funded.

The U.S. Census Bureau is part of the Commerce Department. The U.S. Constitution specifically assigns the job of overseeing the census to Congress, limiting the authority of the president over it, which complicates adding the question to the decennial survey via presidential missive.

Trump’s decision not to proceed with an executive order on adding the citizenship question to the census was first reported by ABC News.

1 posted on 7/11/2019, 3:20:54 PM by conservative98
Uh oh.
To: conservative98
So he didn’t announce it yet?

Speculation……

3 posted on 7/11/2019, 3:22:43 PM by Trump.Deplorable

Just keep telling yourself that, sweetheart.
To: Trump.Deplorable

have confirmation apparently

12 posted on 7/11/2019, 3:24:46 PM by conservative98

Oops.
To: conservative98

Damn. The Census determines representation, not meaningless surveys. Tired of caving to the Left.

5 posted on 7/11/2019, 3:23:08 PM by pgyanke (Republicans get in trouble when not living up to their principles. Democrats… when they do.)

Poor baby.
To: conservative98

LOSING

6 posted on 7/11/2019, 3:23:10 PM by morphing libertarian ( Use Comey’s Report, Indict Hillary now; build Kate’s wall. — Proud Smelly Walmart Deplorable)

SO much losing!
To: conservative98

Looks like the immigration enforcement vehicle Trump uses only has three gears, all operating in reverse.

8 posted on 7/11/2019, 3:23:59 PM by odawg

They’re not even bothering with the dog whistles any more, are they?
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Apparently, the national census is an “immigration enforcement vehicle”.
Hoocouldanode?
To: conservative98

Hey Trump???? WTH is this about???

15 posted on 7/11/2019, 3:25:39 PM by devane617 (Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right.~ George Orwell, 1984)

Offhand, I’d say it’s about a little thing called The Constitution.
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You may have heard of it.
To: morphing libertarian

Damn it! Another surrender. Absolute disgust is what I feel. Great surrender 15 to 20 house seats and who knows how many EC Votes

21 posted on 7/11/2019, 3:28:38 PM by gibsonguy

How many? I guess we’ll find out, won’t we?
To: over3Owithabrain

I don’t need any more evidence that President Trump has very little control of the executive branch.

24 posted on 7/11/2019, 3:29:42 PM by lodi90

Executive branch?
I doubt that drooling kumtwat even has control of his bladder.
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More caterwauling after the thingy.

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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – Farce Of July edition

Well, now wasn’t last week fun?

I’m not going to post any of the endless stream of Revolutionary War Airport stories and memes, since you’ve probably seen all of them more than once.  (just in case you haven’t…)

Instead, let’s see what the Freepers thought of it – when they finally acknowledged its existence, that is. It took a day or so.

Trump blames ‘airports’ gaffe on teleprompter
BBC News ^ | 5th July 2019 | BBC News

Posted on 7/5/2019, 11:51:58 AM by Ennis85

US President Donald Trump has blamed a teleprompter going “kaput” for a glaring anachronism in his Fourth of July speech.

He told crowds on Independence Day the Continental Army “took over the airports” from the British during the American Revolutionary War in 1775.

Explaining away the slip-up on Friday, Mr Trump also said it was hard to read the teleprompter in the rain.

He hosted a military parade at the Lincoln Memorial on Thursday.

During his “Salute to America” speech, he was talking about the year 1775 when he said: “Our army manned the air, it rammed the ramparts, it took over the airports, it did everything it had to do.”

Critics pointed out the revolutionaries could not have seized airports more than a century before the first powered flight – credited to the Wright brothers in 1903 – took off.

Outside the White House on Friday, Mr Trump said: “I guess the rain knocked out the teleprompter.

“I knew the speech very well so I was able to do it without a teleprompter but the teleprompter did go out and it was actually hard to look at anyway because there was rain all over it.”

The president spoke to reporters as he departed with First Lady Melania Trump for the weekend to his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.

Mr Trump said the military parade he hosted on Thursday was a “fantastic night” and forecast a rise in US military recruitment.

Before winning the White House, Mr Trump used to mock ex-President Barack Obama for relying on an autocue.

Twitter users were quick to poke fun at Mr Trump for the error, with many using the hashtag #RevolutionaryWarAirports.

1 posted on 7/5/2019, 11:51:58 AM by Ennis85
Freepers?
To: Ennis85

 

We probably would have caught that, but there are times when you read and aren’t totally tuned in to what you are reading. He may have been thinking a bit too much about events coming up.

It was a great speech. The guy is a human dynamo. Mistakes will happen, and some will look glaring. It comes with the territory.

6 posted on 7/5/2019, 11:55:05 AM by DoughtyOne (This space for rent…)

To: Ennis85

 

If Trump said we took over the airports, then we took over the airports. There were no airplanes yet, but our forward thinking had us take over the airports. Thank you Trump.

9 posted on 7/5/2019, 11:58:41 AM by coon2000 (Give me Liberty or give me death)

NotSureIfSarcasticOrStupid

To: right way right

The people seated behind him during the speech appeared to be all White.

NoShitSherlock

I thought they would jump all over that, too.

21 posted on 7/5/2019, 12:07:00 PM by hsmomx3

ThatShipHasSailed
To: Ennis85

 

The President rewrote a little bit of history – so what?

The Left rewrites history all the time – it’s about time we had a leader who fights fire with fire. Besides, President Trump always turns out to be right.

Oh boy are they going to have egg on their faces when it turns out there WERE airports back then!!

62 posted on 7/5/2019, 6:23:50 PM by enumerated

MountStupid
To: GodAndCountryFirst

 

“Members of the DEEP STATE are said to be fleeing Washington.”

That’s why the tanks are there. Go get ‘em!

247 posted on 7/4/2019, 6:54:37 PM by Jim Noble (1)

Ah yes – about those tanks…
To: deks

 

Can someone tell me what happened to the tanks?

321 posted on 7/4/2019, 7:51:53 PM by Vaden (First they came for the Confederates… Next they came for Washington… Then they came…)

MarvinKaboom
To: Vaden

 

There was one right in front of the stage I believe

327 posted on 7/4/2019, 8:00:00 PM by Jrabbit

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To: Jrabbit

 

I guess I was confused about what this was. I thought it was going to be a parade with the equipment rolling by and so forth. According to sources on the internet, the attendees could not get near the tanks. Many people complained they never saw a tank.

Doesn’t make sense.

334 posted on 7/4/2019, 8:05:36 PM by Vaden (First they came for the Confederates… Next they came for Washington… Then they came…)

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Tanks for nothin’.
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The Darnold wanted a parade train of hundreds of tanks, Moscow / Beijing / Pyongyang style, and what did he get?
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Two tanks,  (no, a Bradley is not a fucking tank)  parked immobile on concrete pads, so far away you needed binoculars to see them.
TWO!
Biggest dictator fail EVAR!
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Read more at the “read more”.
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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – “Me golden idol is tarnished” edition

Well, this little Freeper went to market two Saturdays ago, after (of course) I had finished last Monday’s Obsession post, but it was too good to pass up, so here we go!

(Orange Julius may unscrew the pooch before this posts on the 1st, but I don’t care)

Trump delays planned ICE raids to see if Congress can solve border crisis
Fox News ^ | June 22, 2019 | Adam Shaw

Posted on 6/22/2019, 3:30:50 PM by Innovative

President Trump announced Saturday that a planned mass roundup of illegal immigrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is being delayed for two weeks, in the hope that a bipartisan solution to the border crisis can be reached.

“At the request of Democrats, I have delayed the Illegal Immigration Removal Process (Deportation) for two weeks to see if the Democrats and Republicans can get together and work out a solution to the Asylum and Loophole problems at the Southern Border,” he tweeted.

“If not, Deportations start!” he added.

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He is being reasonable, but not giving up the plan.
1 posted on 6/22/2019, 3:30:50 PM by Innovative
That’s not innovative, it’s just shit-stupid.
To: Innovative

I had guessed that his announcement of imminent roundups was a negotiating ploy with Congress. I am waiting to see what comes from his apparent vacillation on the Iran drone shootdown. He did NOT just “back down.” Something is in the works.

6 posted on 6/22/2019, 3:38:17 PM by arthurus (dd)

Of course something is in the works.   Possibly a monkey wrench.
To: TexasTransplant

Letting the democrats hang themselves with their own rope.

7 posted on 6/22/2019, 3:38:51 PM by riverrunner ( o the public,)

Well, this is going pretty much as expected…until…
To: Diana in Wisconsin

You mean the ones that believe enforcing the law is not a bargaining chip? How stupid are you trumpbots?

8 posted on 6/22/2019, 3:39:25 PM by SanchoP

TrickQuestion
To: Innovative
No, reasonable would have been acting on his campaign promises on this issue from the start. Not naming three consecutive anti-Trumpers to run DHS against all his stated immigration goals. Declaring the emergency we have and doing what’s needed with his executive powers from the start. Not sticking his feckless, Manhattan Democrat SIL in to give still more to the Dems on the issue this winter. Etc. Etc.
Empty threats and promises while letting in more, kicking out fewer, workplace raiding fewer, etc., than Obama.

Enough already!

12 posted on 6/22/2019, 3:41:03 PM by 9YearLurker

Hmmm…….

 

To: Innovative

Anyone seeing a pattern?

19 posted on 6/22/2019, 3:46:46 PM by ImJustAnotherOkie (All I know is The I read in the papers.)

Kinda sorta. Like 6 years ago.  Welcome to reality.
To: Innovative
what the hell is wrong with him?
If he says it he needs to do it.
Freaking empty threats.

Done.

26 posted on 6/22/2019, 3:53:35 PM by Chickensoup (Voter ID for 2020!! Leftists totalitarian fascists appear to be planning to eradicate conservatives)

Actually I AM seeing a pattern.
To: Innovative

My wife is a bigger Trump supporter than me and she is PISSED!

40 posted on 6/22/2019, 4:05:38 PM by TonyM (Score Event)

To: TonyM

 

I might be more pi$$ed than your wife.

66 posted on 6/22/2019, 4:37:52 PM by HighSierra5

I now pronounce you chump and sucker.  You may now kiss the schmuck.
To: Innovative

 

Just when he has the upper hand he falls for this crap.

41 posted on 6/22/2019, 4:07:48 PM by inchworm

I can’t understand what’s keeping the 13th-dimensional chess brigade…
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Maybe they’ll show up after the “read more”?
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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – last week today edition

All right, everyone – as I mentioned, last week’s Obsession wasn’t doable due to days of lightning storms here in Dallas, so please allow me to serve up some older Freepitude, meant for the post that never was.

First up – going off half-Koched!

Billionaire Kochs to Financially Back Democrats Pushing Amnesty, Free Trade
Breitbart ^ | 6/9/2019 | John Binder

Posted on 6/9/2019, 10:41:02 PM by bitt

The pro-mass immigration Koch brothers’ network of billionaire, donor-class organizations is readying to financially back Democrats, so long as they promise to support amnesty for illegal aliens and vote to advance free trade at all costs.

In a memo to its staff, the Koch-funded Americans for Prosperity (AFP) organization announced that the economic libertarian group is set to back any elected official in Washington, DC, — including Democrats — who support their agenda of amnesty for illegal aliens and endless free trade, and oppose the GOP voter-preferred economic nationalist agenda of less immigration and tariffs to protect American jobs.

The memo read:

The threat of being primaried prevents policymakers from leading on difficult issues and driving principled policy reforms. AFP or AFP Action will be ready to engage contested U.S. Senate, U.S. House, and state-level primary races, including Republican, Democrat, Independent or otherwise, to support sitting legislators who lead by uniting with others to pass principled policy and get good things done. [Emphasis added]

The Koch effort to financially support pro-amnesty, anti-economic nationalist Democrats would come to fruition through the creation of multiple issue-specific Political Action Committees (PACs), all under the larger Koch network umbrella.

Support for free trade absolutism, amnesty for illegal aliens, and an anti-economic nationalist voting record are basic requirements for Democrats and Republicans who want financial support from the Koch brothers, as outlined in AFP’s memo:

(snip)

The initiative is set to put the Koch brothers’ network of donor class organizations in line with Democrats such as Joe Biden — who has backed amnesty for all illegal aliens and continues to support the NAFTA free trade deal that eliminated nearly five million American jobs — and Republicans such as Justin Amash who opposes the use of tariffs and has previously suggested support for an amnesty for illegal aliens shielded from deportation by President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

1 posted on 6/9/2019, 10:41:02 PM by bitt
You see, not so very long ago, it was like this :
To: SeekAndFind

 

The far left has latched onto the “Koch Brothers” as a boogieman. It’s kind of funny. The vast majority (and I mean vast) have never even heard the name much less know anything about them. And yet this seems to be their go to topic this year. It just makes them look paranoid. I hope they stay focused like a laser beam on this…

9 posted on 10/4/2014, 9:59:08 AM by DouglasKC

But all of a sudden…

To: bitt

 

They almost sound like traitors. Keep praying everyone. God doesn’t care how much money they have to throw around. He owns it all . . .including them.

6 posted on 6/9/2019, 10:45:06 PM by Maudeen (Remember . . . Jesus is already in all of your tomorrows.)

And…
To: bitt

 

Koch bros. treason wedded to Soros treason,
Surprise! NOT

10 posted on 6/9/2019, 10:47:38 PM by A strike (Import third world become third world)

And…
To: bitt

 

I thought they reliably always supported R candidates.

What happened to them?

17 posted on 6/9/2019, 10:50:15 PM by Innovative

Offhand, I’d say Trump happened to them.
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Imagine two museum guards who see someone with a flamethrower running down the hall towards the room where all the Rembrandts are kept.
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And, finally a Freeper dares to say it :
To: Secret Agent Man

 

Didn’t Freepers used to defend the Kochs?

37 posted on 6/9/2019, 11:31:53 PM by rintintin (q)

DuhNapoleon
More stupid below el-foldo.

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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – Nasty Girls edition

A quickie today good people – starting with-

Ms. Markle, if you’re nasty!

I never called Meghan Markle “nasty.” Made up by the Fake News Media, and they got caught cold!.
Real Donald Trump Twitter ^ | June 2, 2019 | President Trump

Posted on 6/2/2019, 8:46:30 AM by SMGFan

I never called Meghan Markle “nasty.” Made up by the Fake News Media, and they got caught cold! Will @CNN, @nytimes and others apologize? Doubt it!

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will everyone hear this?
1 posted on 6/2/2019, 8:46:30 AM by SMGFan
Magic8BallCertain
To: SMGFan
Is there anything worth less on this planet than the British “royals”? 

2 posted on 6/2/2019, 8:50:36 AM by allendale (.)

So they’re ALL nasty?
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I guess so.
To: SMGFan 

Trump supporter here who doesn’t care what he calls anyone.

That’s a shocker.

Replies to that tweet say that there is audio.

Are they lying, or is he?

7 posted on 6/2/2019, 8:55:16 AM by ExGeeEye (For dark is the suede that mows like a harvest.)

Is this a trick question?
To: ExGeeEye
In context what she said was kinda of a “nasty” thing to say about moving to Canada if Trump won.
Should have just stood by the statement. 

10 posted on 6/2/2019, 9:00:04 AM by traderrob6

The Darnold should have stood by his statement?
You mean, instead of lying about it?
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SURVEY SAYS…
To: traderrob6
You are LYING!! He said “I didn’t know she was nasty” to a statement that she was!! 

14 posted on 6/2/2019, 9:04:09 AM by Ann Archy (Abortion……. The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)

Like I said :
TrumpSupporters (2)
Anne Elk disapproves.
To: Ann Archy
traderrob6 is now traitorrob6 

20 posted on 6/2/2019, 9:11:26 AM by Pilgrim’s Progress (http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/BYTOPICS/tabid/335/Default.aspx D)

shootthemessengerbugs
To: Pilgrim’s Progress

Good grief, that was uncalled for.

We are a conservative forum that back President Trump but we also are a forum that puts a high priority on getting our facts right and in posting THE TRUTH!

You a fonny boy.

If you feel someone is a “traitor” for making sure we uphold our commitment to the truth, you’re are on the wrong forum or an imbecile….or both.

25 posted on 6/2/2019, 9:28:48 AM by traderrob6

This being Freeperville, I’m thinking that being an imbecile is kinda part of the membership requirements.
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Language, language.

To: SMGFan

In the full context, Trump did not say she was nasty.

Yes, he did.

Trump said that declaring that she would move to Canada if Trump got elected was a nasty thing to say.

No, he didn’t.

Few would disagree with that position.

21 posted on 6/2/2019, 9:11:50 AM by norwaypinesavage (Calm down and enjoy the ride, great things are happening for our country)

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You mean, “No one but Freepers would disagree with reality”.
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Could the Freeperati get any more deranged?
To: SMGFan
If I say, “I didn’t know you were a son-of-a-bitch,” it’s not the same as calling you a son-of-a-bitch. Even if you are a son-of-a-bitch.
42 posted on 6/2/2019, 10:06:11 AM by Mr Ramsbotham (“God is a spirit, and man His means of walking on the earth.”)
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Forget I asked.
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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – Cheeto Bandito edition

Oh dear.  In spite of Orange Julius’s economic advisers (the ones he hasn’t fired yet, anyway) telling him that this was just about as good an idea as pissing on an electric fence…

There’s a new tariff in town!

June 10th, United States will impose a 5% Tariff on all goods coming into our Country from Mexico
Real Donald Trump Twitter ^ | May 30, 2019

Posted on 5/30/2019, 6:50:28 PM by SMGFan

On June 10th, the United States will impose a 5% Tariff on all goods coming into our Country from Mexico, until such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our Country, STOP. The Tariff will gradually increase until the Illegal Immigration problem is remedied,..

….at which time the Tariffs will be removed. Details from the White House to follow.

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great
1 posted on 5/30/2019, 6:50:28 PM by SMGFan
NotSureIfSarcasticOrStupid
To: SMGFan

 

KaBOOM

The screaming starts in…3, 2, 1…

4 posted on 5/30/2019, 6:52:27 PM by Regulator

Oh, I don’t think you’re going to have to wait that long…
To: SMGFan 

market down right now on the news.

Yeah – just a tad.

Tariffs

I have started closing positions at the end of the day because these tweets just really roil it.

9 posted on 5/30/2019, 6:55:11 PM by RummyChick

Do they, now?

To: SMGFan

 

I think he is getting a little wild with tariffs. He is going to shock the economy. Too much too fast never goes well.

84 posted on 5/30/2019, 7:37:39 PM by Sequoyah101 (It feels like we have exchanged our dreams for survival. We just hava few days that don’t suck.)

 

(skipping about a hundred posts about how only avocados and tequila are going to get more expensive)

One Freeper points out the obvious.

To: MeganC

 

You do realize that Mexico actually won’t pay he tariffs, right? China doesn’t pay the tariffs either. The American businesses that import the goods actually pay the tariffs. That’s how a tariff works. It’s not like a Mexican truck full of avocados is now going to get charged a 5% tax at the border. The importer pays that when it gets delivered and hen they pass that on to the store and they pass that on to you.

92 posted on 5/30/2019, 7:44:17 PM by NELSON111 (Congress: The Ralph Wolf and Sam Sheepdog show. Theater for sheep. My politics determines my “hero”)

So – how’s ya’ll’s 401Ks doing these days?
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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – “Bless your heart” edition

What a wonderful week this was for The Darnold!

Documentation dykes bursting everywhere, and that wonderful “meeting” to discuss infrastructure bills blew up in his face like an exploding cigar.  This nincompoop still thinks he’s doing “The Apprentice”, and that’s a full-speed-ahead-in-the-ice-field approach for certain, at least when dealing with Nancy Pelosi.

Now I don’t know if this is just a southern / Texas thing, but when somebody really screws the pooch, they get a condescending “Well, bless your heart.” The unsaid coda to this little expression is “You’re too stupid to breathe, aren’t ya, darlin’ ?”

Pelosi Says She Is Concerned for Trump’s Well-Being — Calls on Family, Administration, Staff to Have an Intervention
Breitbart ^ | 5/23/2019 | PAM KEY

Posted on 5/23/2019, 7:38:52 PM by bitt

Thursday at her weekly press briefing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told reporters she is concerned for the well-being of President Donald Trump. Pelosi said, “We don’t want it to be partisan now, but I can only think he wasn’t up to the task of figuring out the difficult choices of how to cover the cost of infrastructure legislation that we had talked about. The president again stormed out. First pound the table, walk out the door. Next time, have the TV cameras in there while I have my say and that didn’t work for him either. And this time, another temper tantrum. Again I pray for the president of the United States. I wish his family, his administration or his staff would have an intervention for the good of the country.” A reporter said, “Your prayer comments almost suggest you are concerned for his well being.” Pelosi interjected, “I am, and the well-being of the United States of America.”

1 posted on 5/23/2019, 7:38:52 PM by bitt

BlessYourHeart
To: bitt

 

Hey Nan! Quit whistling through your dentures.

Get them refitted!

3 posted on 5/23/2019, 7:40:15 PM by sauropod (Yield to sin, and experience chastening and sorrow; yield to God, and experience joy and blessing.)

BlessYourHeart2

To: bitt

Pelosi is incredibly disrespectful of the president and the office of the president. Not only is she Trump personally offensive but she he degrades the position of Speaker President.

 

FIFY.

 

Mean and catty.

7 posted on 5/23/2019, 7:44:33 PM by malach (We live in interesting times.)

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Yes, he is.  And all I can think of here is the line from Monty Python’s “vocation guidance counselor” sketch :
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Counsellor: “Well, er, yes Mr Anchovy, but you see your report here says that you are an extremely dull person. You see, our experts describe you as an appallingly dull fellow, unimaginative, timid, lacking in initiative, spineless, easily dominated, no sense of humour, tedious company and irrepressibly drab and awful. And whereas in most professions these would be considerable drawbacks, in chartered accountancy they are a positive boon. ”

Back to the fray :
To: bitt

 

BWHAHAHA! Satan’s Prom Queen is “concerned about Trump” ???!!?

I pray to God that He finally stands up and says “That’s IT. I’ve had ENOUGH.”

19 posted on 5/23/2019, 7:58:50 PM by smvoice (I WILL NOTI’m WEAR THE RIBBON8)

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And then does what? Have her shot, or just poked with a Polonium pellet in an umbrella tip?
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Also :
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BlessYourHeart3
To: bitt

 

Pelousy is clearly psychotic , but has been entrenched for many years so there’s no getting rid of her. SAD.

21 posted on 5/23/2019, 8:00:32 PM by GoldenPup

When your FR posts start to resemble the Fuehrer of the Turd Reich’s tweets…..well….
BlessYourHeart4
To: bitt

 

Any meeting with those clowns needs to be recorded.

46 posted on 5/23/2019, 9:36:22 PM by FLvoter

More angst in their pants after the thingy…

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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – now and Zen edition

Oh dear.

The Freeperati used to love them some Pat Robertson.

It used to be:

To: NormsRevenge

 

I am thankful for Pat Robertson because he says things that others are afraid to say. I believe he truly is trying to interpret current events through a Biblical perspective.

6 posted on 2/18/2006, 5:24:01 PM by Reddy

 

To: TLBSHOW
Pat Robertson is right, again.
37 posted on 4/4/2003, 7:40:39 PM by thepitts
That was zen, this is meow :

Conservative televangelist Pat Robertson says Alabama abortion law is ‘extreme’ and he believes…DAILY MAIL UK ^ | May 15, 2019 | Keith Griffith For Dailymail.com Posted on 5/16/2019, 1:29:24 AM by Morgana

FULL TITLE: Conservative televangelist Pat Robertson says Alabama abortion law is ‘extreme’ and he believes the state ‘has gone too far’

Christian televangelist Pat Robertson has said that he believes Alabama’s near total ban on abortions is ‘extreme’ and that the state has gone ‘too far’.

Robertson, who opposes abortion and hopes to see Roe v Wade overturned, made the remarks on Wednesday on The 700 Club, hours before Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed the new law.

The Alabama law contains an exception for when the pregnancy creates a serious health risk for the woman, but not an exception for rape or incest, and would punish doctors who perform abortions with up to life in prison.

‘I think Alabama has gone too far,’ remarked the 89-year-old Robertson

‘It’s an extreme law, and they want to challenge Roe verses Wade, but my humble view is that this is not the case that we want to bring to the Supreme Court, because I think this one will lose,’ the conservative minister continued.

Robertson has been an outspoken opponent of abortion, and drew condemnation when he implied in 2005 that Hurricane Katrina’s destruction of New Orleans was God’s punishment for America’s abortion laws.

But in Wednesday’s broadcast Robertson said he feared that Alabama’s new law would not create the right test case to challenge the 1973 precedent of Roe v Wade.

‘It’s ill-considered,’ he said. ‘The Alabama case, god bless ’em they’re trying to do something, but I don’t think that’s the case that I’d want to bring to the Supreme Court.’

Governor Ivey signed the measure on Wednesday. The law will make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by 10 to 99 years or life in prison.

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Someone please get this twit off the air!
1 posted on 5/16/2019, 1:29:24 AM by Morgana
To: Morgana
Dementia. It’s a sad thing.

4 posted on 5/16/2019, 1:43:51 AM by irishjuggler

To: Morgana
Someone please get this twit off the air!

Seriously. He has been saying stupid thing to embarrass Christians for too many years.

32 posted on 5/16/2019, 10:21:38 AM by Buckeye McFrog

And then a Freeper goes there….
To: Morgana

 

I think you want to pass the most restrictive law that might be upheld before the Supreme Court. This one is so politically risky that it could lead to serious election losses in 2020. If we could roll back the 19th Amendment, this wouldn’t be a problem. Thing is – women can vote, and they tend to vote against politicians who want to ban abortion.

7 posted on 5/16/2019, 3:06:23 AM by Zhang Fei (My dad had a Delta 88. That was a car. It was like driving your living room.)

Otherwise, OK?
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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – World’s Biggest Losers edition

Hello, sports fans! Well, The Darnold seems determined to do to our economy what he did to the Taj Mahal casino, so let’s get right to the mayhem!

US tariffs on China jump
CNBC ^ | 10 May 2019 | Jacob Pramuk | Everett Rosenfeld

Posted on 5/10/2019, 12:09:09 AM by BeauBo

The Trump administration is hiking duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese products to 25% from 10%… Industries and businesses affected by the tariff hike will not feel the effect right away: it will apply to goods exported after May 10, according to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. It will not affect products already in transit to the United States. Trump has prepared to put even more pressure on China as he pushes for an agreement. The president has threatened to slap 25% tariffs on $325 billion in Chinese goods that remain untaxed.

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This is going to rip whole industries out of China, if they don’t make a deal – but they may just not be able to.

Nah – they’ll just subsidize any affected industries with state resources, just like they always have. They can probably only afford to do this for 15-20 years, though.

This is a big deal, and Chinese markets should take it hard on the chin when they open.

1 posted on 5/10/2019, 12:09:09 AM by BeauBo

I think you’re worried about the wrong markets, shithead.
To: BeauBo

 

While a agree with Trumps actions here. It is going to be painful for our 401k accounts. I’ve lost 25% of the gains I have made this year already this week. I have painful memories of being up 11% in October of 2018 only to be down 1% for the year in December. I hope that does not happen again. Then again, I don’t need to access my 401k until about 2023. So should be recovered by then, provided we don’t elect another obama.

3 posted on 5/10/2019, 12:32:07 AM by JoSixChip (Trump stands alone.)

Commie.
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“cba123” wants to throw gasoline on the fire our 401Ks are currently burning in :
To: MtnClimber

 

I don’t know.

I think the Chinese should be punished for going back on the original aggreements.

Trump should enact 25% tariffs on everything as a new baseline, but should then announce they are going to 100% in a month, 200% in two months, then 500% in three months.

THEN start negotiating from there.

We do not repeal the 25% tariffs, ever.

8 posted on 5/10/2019, 12:47:32 AM by cba123 ( Toi la nguoi My. Toi bay gio o Viet Nam.)

Aren’t you glad there’s so many professional economists posting on Free Republic?
To: BeauBo

China says they will retaliate – but there is not $200 billion of US imports remaining to them to raise tariffs on. This round is the end of equivalent tit for tat exchanges of tariffs.China is running out of ammo. The next (final) round, if imposed, would be largely one sided, and would likely send Chinese our markets into crisis, their our economy into recession, and risk a debt and/or asset bubble and/or currency crisis.

FIFY.

I’d guess this round will be triggering some stops on Chinese stock markets tomorrow. Much of the industry getting these tariffs will simply be leaving China, if the tariffs stay in place.

6 posted on 5/10/2019, 12:41:20 AM by BeauBo

Meanwhile, in the real world…
To: BeauBo

China is running out of ammo.

They could recall the US debt we have to them. That would do some damage.

9 posted on 5/10/2019, 12:47:46 AM by JoSixChip (Trump stands alone.)
Ya think?
Oh and about that 401K thing :
To: JoSixChip

 

No one cares about your precious 401k.
This is about the fight for our Republic.

16 posted on 5/10/2019, 1:13:29 AM by mkleesma (`Call to me, and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.’)

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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – It’s all about meme edition

OK – you good people know I’m a memehead, and since The Darnold’s complete and utter failure “negotiating” with Kim Jong Un has just borne even more bitter fruit – I hereby present a “Obsession” post composed entirely of memes.

(BREAKING) N. Korea Launches Short Range Missile Toward Japan Sea (90 min. ago)
Sankei Shimbun Tokyo in Japanese ^ | Sankei Shimbun

Posted on 5/3/2019, 8:48:06 PM by AmericanInTokyo

Basically leading with short dispatches saying the North Koreans did this at around 0906 am local Saturday (8:06 pm eastern USA) in Korea/Japan, about 90 minutes ago, into the Sea of Japan, traveling 70 to 200 kilometers from a launch site near Wonsan on DPRK east coast.

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As we have said about these people from day one. Untrustworthy. Brigands. Incorrigible. Irredeemable. Worthy of neither praise nor friendship.
1 posted on 5/3/2019, 8:48:06 PM by AmericanInTokyo
TrumpNKlove
To: AmericanInTokyo

 

What if Japan launched some missiles that fell into the sea a few miles off the coast of NK?

4 posted on 5/3/2019, 8:51:07 PM by Pearls Before Swine ( “It’s always a party when you’re eating the seed corn.”)

TrumpNKjapanNukes
To: AmericanInTokyo

 

[ (BREAKING) N. Korea Launches Intermediate Range Missile Toward Japan Sea (90 min. ago) ]

Here we go…

Guess he’s going back to his old methods………

5 posted on 5/3/2019, 8:53:43 PM by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 … as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ……)

TrumpNKbreakup
To: AmericanInTokyo

 

Sounds nuts but…

Have you ever wondered if the Norks have sometimes acted as a Deep State asset..?

It’s funny.

Every time the libs find themselves on the ropes?

Something like this happens.

It’s….eerie.

3 posted on 5/3/2019, 8:51:05 PM by gaijin

AlexJonesDerpState
(response to above post)
To: gaijin

 

Not really. It’s self generated. It’s all internal. They did this under Bush. Clinton, Obama. Trump. Party does not matter to them.

It is a tantrum.

They want stuff.

The issue always is, to avoid peninsular nuclear war, will Washington give them something as they always have.

He’s waiting.

20 posted on 5/3/2019, 9:05:25 PM by AmericanInTokyo

TrumpNKmexico
To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

 

I do not trust anyone fully. And I verify and reality check everyone. I don’t care which party or president. While largely a Democrat Party tool, appeasement and cajoling of threatening dictators has not been the sole exclusive 200% territory of the Donks. Just wait and see. Will soon see if it’s tighter strangling sanctions, boarding of illicit Mirth Korean smuggling craft on the high seas, or more “love letters.”

25 posted on 5/3/2019, 9:12:32 PM by AmericanInTokyo

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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – Beelzebubba edition

OK, people – a few hundred dollars worth of hardware and labour and the loss of my Windows 7 Professional software later, I’m back online and ready to rock.

Only one subject this morning – Hail Satin!!

IRS recognizes Satanic Temple as ‘church’, grants tax-exempt status

April 26, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has formally recognized the Satanic Temple as a church, according to a celebratory announcement by the organization and as confirmed by the Associated Press.

On Thursday, the Satanic Temple announced on Instagram that “for the very [first] time in history, a satanic organization has been recognized by the United States federal government as being a church.” The IRS website confirms that the Satanic Temple is now a tax-exempt organization “eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions,” but gives no further details on its status beyond being a “public charity.”

The AP, however, reports that it received a copy of the notice, which classifies the Satanic Temple as a “church or a convention or association of churches.”

The IRS’s decision comes despite the Satanic Temple’s own website all-but acknowledging it isn’t a religion in the traditional sense. The group’s FAQ page explains that it doesn’t believe Satan or other supernatural concepts literally exist, but embraces Satan’s name as a “symbol of the Eternal Rebel in opposition to arbitrary authority.”

It claims to qualify as a religion because it has “deeply held beliefs that we actively advocate,” a “narrative structure by which we contextualize our lives and works,” and a set of symbols and practices that give a “sense of identity, culture, community, and shared values” – a definition of “religion” that could encompass any number of ideological, political, or cultural groupings not traditionally considered to be religions.

“IRS regulations draw a clear distinction between ‘churches’ and other religious organizations,” Catholic News Agency adds. “A church must have certain characteristics, according to IRS requirements, including: a recognized creed and form of worship; distinct ecclesiastical government; formal code of doctrine; ordained ministers selected after completing prescribed courses of study; established places of worship and regular religious services.”

Rolling Stone notes that the Satanic Temple itself has rejected tax-exempt status in the past, but reversed its position in 2017. Temple president Lucien Greaves made the change in protest of President Donald Trump’s moves to protect religious liberty, which Greaves claimed was turning religious groups into a “privileged class” from which Satanists should benefit as well.

“This acknowledgment will help make sure The Satanic Temple has the same access to public spaces as other religious organizations, affirm our standing in court when battling religious discrimination, and enable us to apply for faith-based government grants,” the Temple’s announcement added, meaning the new status is likely to bolster its legal claims in cases such as its placing of Satanic statues in the state capitals of Arkansas and Illinois.

The Daily Caller notes that the new status is “redundant” on the matter of grants, as there currently aren’t any federal grants exclusively available to faith-based groups, and faith-based and secular groups are equally free to compete for grants.

1 posted on 4/26/2019, 4:16:56 PM by ebb tide
This should be good.
To: ebb tide

It will be the official Church of the Democrat(sic) Party.

2 posted on 4/26/2019, 4:22:45 PM by Reverend Wright (TAX the WOKE !)

Projecting just a wee bit, aren’t we?  Democrats by and large favour separation of church and  State.
You know? Like in the Constitution you inbred idiots claim to worship?
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Maybe you were thinking of Franklin Graham?

To: ebb tide

Leftist, commie, socialist, anarchist, satanic-demokkkRAT bureaucrats; the gov’t is stocked with so many of them, my calculator melted trying to count one agency’s roster.

3 posted on 4/26/2019, 4:23:34 PM by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)

Are you sure it wasn’t your alleged brain that melted?
To: ebb tide

The main sacrament of Satanists is abortion

Think about that for a minute

5 posted on 4/26/2019, 4:25:07 PM by Truthoverpower (The guvmint you get is the Trump winning express !)

Nah – the main sacrament is sacrifice of pre-teen children.
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Or was that ICE’s?
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(I actually have this t-shirt: )
Demons
Rush fanboy YYZ makes a good point here :
To: ebb tide

The IRS already gave the Church of Scientology tax status as a church. The Satanists couldn’t begin to touch that bunch for being evil.

10 posted on 4/26/2019, 4:36:22 PM by -YYZ- (Strong like bull, smart like tractor.)

Of course – this is Free Republic, and Freud never sleeps :
To: Roman_War_Criminal

Sodom and Gomorrah comes to mind.

6 posted on 4/26/2019, 5:25:11 PM by ExTexasRedhead

Come for the sodomy, and come back Gomorrow for more.
To: Roman_War_Criminal

It’s an anti-Christian hate group of atheists.

What’s their religion?

Is the Klan a religion too?

8 posted on 4/26/2019, 5:34:00 PM by a fool in paradise (Denounce DUAC – The Democrats Un-American Activists Committee)

…asking for a friend…
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Today on Tommy T’s obsession with the Freeperati – bits and pieces edition

Just some random stuff this week.  Finally recovered from that herniated disc thing, BTW, so that’s a plus.

First up – the barber takes a poll !
(apologies to Spinal Tap)

Poll: 58% Of Voters Approve Trump Economy Ahead Of 2020
Breitbart ^ | 4-11-2019 | Michelle Moons

Posted on 4/11/2019, 1:08:05 PM by blam

American voters were concerned about an economic downturn in a Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service poll that found 58 percent of voters approve of the president’s performance when it comes to the economy.

Registered and likely 2020 voters from both sides of the Republican-Democrat aisle were surveyed in the “Battleground Poll” from March 31-April 4 that reached 1,000, according to NBC News.

Of those, 59 percent expressed concern about the possibility of an economic decline. However, 58 percent approve of the job President Donald Trump is doing when it comes to the economy. The report noted that the president has been relatively consistent at a 55 percent overall job approval rating.

A whopping 82 percent of those surveyed said they are “extremely” likely to vote, according to the report.

As to the question of whether the country is going in the right direction, 74 percent of Republicans said yes it is while 92 percent of Democrats said no.

1 posted on 4/11/2019, 1:08:05 PM by blam
And instantly, it blows up in “blam”s face.

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BLAM !!!

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To: blam

 

I don’t believe what I saw this morning:

Blake Burman or Brad Blakeman, whatever, the Fox Business White House Correspondent reported this morning that these figures were on Lou Dobbs last night and they were wrong.

58%approval for economy was correct, but
55% approval overall was WRONG…THAT NUMBER WAS FOR DISAPPROVAL.

I just read the whole article and reporter was WRONG.

And I am furious!!!!

16 posted on 4/11/2019, 1:54:30 PM by Maris Crane

Sucks to be you.
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Next up – McNutt’s case !

Texas House Speaker drops constitutional carry bill after gun rights activist shows up at his home The Hill ^ | 04-06-19 | OWEN DAUGHERTY Posted on 4/6/2019, 12:25:51 PM by McQ444

Texas’s Republican House Speaker on Friday moved to drop the state’s “constitutional carry” legislation after a gun rights activist showed up at his home to push for the bill. Dennis Bonnen said the bill was “dead” after Chris McNutt, the executive director of Texas Gun Rights, appeared at his home to advocate for the controversial legislation that would allow Texans to carry firearms without a license, The Dallas Morning News reported. McNutt, according to the outlet, drove 50 miles south of Houston last Wednesday before turning up at Bonnen’s house to question why the legislation wasn’t moving forward faster. The paper reported that McNutt had posted rants on Facebook about the lack of movement on the bill prior to driving to Bonnen’s house.

1 posted on 4/6/2019, 12:25:51 PM by McQ444
Jeez – it’s almost as if he had second thoughts about letting unregistered doofuses with political axes to grind (and a handgun strapped to their waist) stalking people and trying to intimidate them.
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But fear not – the Freeperati are on the case!
To: McQ444
Interesting. Maybe we should all show up at his house and ask him about this.
2 posted on 4/6/2019, 12:28:57 PM by TheZMan (I am a secessionist.)
You do that, cupcake.  Let me know how it works out for you.
To: SleeperCatcher

 

He should have said, “Get off my property or I’ll shoot.”

24 posted on 4/6/2019, 1:25:03 PM by ConservativeMind (Trump: Befuddling Democrats, Republicans, and the Media for the benefit of the US and all mankind.)

That might work, too,
To: ConservativeMind

 

Sorry sport, you can’t murder someone for standing there trespassing.

30 posted on 4/6/2019, 1:30:32 PM by DesertRhino (Dog is man’s best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ….)

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Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati -Darn old Darnold edition

Good morning, everyone! I can’t help wondering if the bloom isn’t off the rose Marmalade Shartcannon just a bit.

After a week of crowing and high-fiving over The Darnold’s not being perp-walked out of the Oval Office (hey, when that sounds like a win….) , suddenly the party is over and the hangover has begun :

Latest Trump H-2B Increase Again Betrays American Workers
Center for Immigration Studies ^ | 29 March 2019 | Preston Huennekens

Posted on 3/29/2019, 3:58:41 PM by zeestephen

Today’s decision increases the H-2B cap by “only” 30,000, rather than the full 67,000 Congress authorized, but this surge nonetheless increases the cap to 96,000. Not even under President Obama did H-2B visas rise to such high levels….President Trump continues to increase the number of H-2B guestworkers every time he has the opportunity. This is entirely his own administration’s fault. He could, at any time, direct Secretary Nielsen to not increase the cap.

1 posted on 3/29/2019, 3:58:41 PM by zeestephen
Hey – look at the bright side.
At least none of those coal workers are going to be replaced at their jobs.
To: zeestephen

 

That’s what we need, more Asian techs. Damn it!

2 posted on 3/29/2019, 4:02:26 PM by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that’s how you sell clothing.)

FryAsianTech
To: King Moonracer 

If this is true, it’s antithetic to everything he’s run on.

You sound surprised.

Why give in on only this issue when he hasn’t on others?!

You don’t get out much, do you?

There’s no dearth of good tech workers here.

Duh, motherfucker.

There’s an abundance of companies, however, who don’t watn to pay good salaries.

3 posted on 3/29/2019, 4:03:46 PM by dp0622 (The Left should know if.. Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR)

TrickleDown (2)
To: dp0622

 

There’s an abundance of companies, however, who don’t want to pay good salaries.


Don’t hear much these days from those FReepers who defend big businesses cutting their costs to the bone, by hiring “cheaper labor” (read foreign workers) in order to make more profit, do we?

10 posted on 3/29/2019, 4:18:40 PM by Flaming Conservative ((Pray without ceasing))
Oh, I’m sure they’ll show up here in a minute or so…
To: King Moonracer

 

H2B is for hotel maids, basically.

H1B is for techs and is a far more concerning program, given that they’ve completely nuked the wage scale in what is arguably our single most important industry today, and flooded it with foreigners who have no loyalty to the USA.

20 posted on 3/29/2019, 4:50:15 PM by thoughtomator (The Clinton Coup attempt was a worse attack on the USA than was 9/11)

OtherwiseOK
To: King Moonracer

 

These aren’t Asian tech workers, they are the temporary workers that stuff Trump’s clubs and pick the grapes in the Trump family vineyard during peak season.

And yes, if they paid enough they’d have plenty of Americans to do the work. Even if college kids who could work their studies around the schedule. (Much of it is summer or fall labor.)

8 posted on 3/29/2019, 4:15:05 PM by 9YearLurker

TrumpMelatoninBanHim
To: zeestephen

 

This, bumpstocks, and red flag.

I am very close to becoming an opponent of Trump.

12posted on 3/29/2019, 4:21:03 PM by old-ager (anti-new-ager)

“I swear – if he hits me just one more time, I’m leaving him forever!
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