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  # 2277764 16-Jul-2019 14:04
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Rikkitic:

 

Sorry, off topic. I just hit 4999 +1's. Who wants to make it a even 5,000?

 

Do I get a badge?

 

 

No   🙃





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Rikkitic:

 

I would just add to this that if there is any country that is a crime-infested sh¡thole, it is probably America. Yes, there are manicured communities with mansions (gated, so crime is clearly a problem). There are affluent neighbourhoods with big houses like those seen on TV and in films. There are people who live well. But wander through any city with open eyes and you will also witness the widespread drug epidemics, the extreme poverty, the homelessness, the lack of health care, the violent gun crime. If you have money, know how to avoid dangerous areas, and know how to work the system, America can be an okay place to live. If you are poor, lacking in education, seen by others as an outsider or undesirable, it can be the biggest sh¡thole imaginable. And Donald Trump is the fat a$$ crapping on it all.

 

Well said. But I think the probably could be left out. I was there several times on business, pre-Trump, and the place was a mess then. It's worse now.

 

Trump's slogan should be 'Make America Great', because it never has been. Just a crumbling mansion with the cracks plastered over.





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  # 2277768 16-Jul-2019 14:10
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Well said. But I think the probably could be left out. I was there several times on business, pre-Trump, and the place was a mess then. It's worse now.

 

Trump's slogan should be 'Make America Great', because it never has been. Just a crumbling mansion with the cracks plastered over.

 

Just like a Christchurch earthquake repair!

 

Now I understand.


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  # 2277783 16-Jul-2019 14:52
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Looks like Trump will get the KKK presidential endorsement again this year..

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gzt: Looks like Trump will get the KKK presidential endorsement again this year..

 

There is always good news,. His voter base will still vote for him, but he is shoring up support for those that will make an effort to get out and vote, the many that usually cant be bothered


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  # 2277796 16-Jul-2019 15:22
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gzt: Looks like Trump will get the KKK presidential endorsement again this year..

 





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  # 2277832 16-Jul-2019 17:20
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The Washington Post - Trump’s racism cements his party’s place among the West’s far right

 

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President Trump tweets with such frenzy and frequency that we have become almost inured to his rhetorical excesses. But there are times when you have to pay attention.

 

Over the weekend, Trump tweeted out a widely condemned attack on four Democratic congresswomen: Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (Minn.), Ayanna Pressley (Mass.) and Rashida Tlaib (Mich.). All four are freshmen lawmakers, women of color and outspoken, left-wing voices in the Democratic Party; only one, Omar, was born outside of the United States.

 

Yet Trump urged them to “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came” and stated they all “originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe.”

 

The venom behind the tweets was unmistakable: Here was Trump openly questioning four minority women’s place in America.

 

It was in keeping with the president’s lengthy history of white nationalism, from his “birtherist” campaign against America’s first black president, to his slurs at a Mexican American judge, to his preference for migrants from Norway over “sh*thole countries,” to his blanket attacks on Muslims, to his defense of white supremacist protesters, to his administration’s daily demonization of immigrants and minority communities. ...

 

[The next day] when asked by reporters whether he had any regrets about his remarks being broadly perceived as racist, he doubled down, branding the lawmakers as “communist,” falsely suggesting that Omar had celebrated terrorist group al-Qaeda and warning that all four somehow represented a threat to Israel. ...

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

 

“In Europe, far-right populist parties are often an alternative to the mainstream,” noted the New York Times.
“In the United States, the Republican Party is the mainstream.”





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When will this bloody nightmare end? I hope all the GOP weakling lickspittles will end up in the same place as this btard. 

 

Sorry, I just feel so angry and helpless. What is America thinking tolerating this fraud of a president? (Note small 'p').

 

 


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  # 2277873 16-Jul-2019 18:19
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freitasm:

 

 

 

Ahh... Trump Hotels...


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  # 2277885 16-Jul-2019 18:47
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When will this bloody nightmare end? I hope all the GOP weakling lickspittles will end up in the same place as this btard. 

 

Sorry, I just feel so angry and helpless. What is America thinking tolerating this fraud of a president? (Note small 'p').

 

 

 

ised 

 

I do too. Ive said here before this dropkick will get kicked to touch, but I've been criticised as that may not happen. Is that a criticism of me? probably not, a criticism of this world. Far right far quits are there and ruling. Its a sad state of affairs, lets see if Boris has balls.


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  # 2278103 17-Jul-2019 08:57
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"I don't have a Racist bone in my body! ..."

 



 

 

 





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  # 2278178 17-Jul-2019 10:32
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And yet this US Equal Employement Opportunity Commission (a federal commission) page says very clearly:

 

"Ethnic slurs and other verbal or physical conduct because of nationality are illegal if they are severe or pervasive and create an intimidating, hostile or offensive working environment, interfere with work performance, or negatively affect job opportunities. Examples of potentially unlawful conduct include insults, taunting, or ethnic epithets, such as making fun of a person's foreign accent or comments like, "Go back to where you came from, " whether made by supervisors or by co-workers."





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https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-trump-go-back-to-your-country-20190715-story.html

For children of immigrants like me, ‘go back’ is a familiar racist taunt

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By Sarah Parvini

I had just published a story on Sikhs who’d been attacked after being mistaken for Muslims, when the email popped into my inbox.

“Are you from Iran?” the stranger wrote. “If so, go back! God Bless America.”

By that point, two years ago, I had grown accustomed to the type of fan mail that questioned my loyalty to the country in which I was born, reduced my reporting to irrelevant writing by dismissing “my people” as the “scourge of the earth” or, in some cases, suggested that I shoot myself (“with a caliber no less than .45m”).

I have learned to laugh off the salvo of racist commentary that follows many of my stories on shootings, identity, culture or immigration — the same kinds of messages that fill the inboxes of many of my fellow reporters of color.

“On Muck Rack it states you are ‘A first-generation Iranian American’ … Like most L.A. Times reporters, you politicize what you write … Go back to Iran.”

From another disgruntled reader: “Iranians come to America for our money and to establish their culture, religion, language and way of life in America. Iranians don’t give a damn about America. Go back!”

I’m sure my parents would love it if I went back to where I came from: the suburbs of San Diego.

On Sunday, President Trump denounced “‘progressive’ Democrat Congresswomen who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe.”

“Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came,” he added in a series of tweets.

He did not name the lawmakers, but he has recently disparaged several first-year House Democrats: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota.

All four are women of color, and all but one are U.S.-born. (Omar, a refugee from Somalia, was naturalized in 2000.)

On Sunday, they quickly fired back. Omar accused Trump of “stoking white nationalism.”

“THIS is what racism looks like,” Pressley replied.

“Detroit taught me how to fight for the communities you continue to degrade & attack,” Tlaib wrote.

“You are angry because you can’t conceive of an America that includes us,” Ocasio-Cortez said.

Ariela J. Gross, a law and history professor at the University of Southern California, said that because the United States has historically tied ideas of citizenship to whiteness, “it really isn’t that surprising that when someone is speaking out against a person of color that their kind of go-to is, ‘You must not really be truly American. Go back to where you came from.’”

“What’s the go-to move to question somebody’s loyalty and allegiance to the country? ‘Let’s see your birth certificate because I don’t know if you’re really an American,’” Gross said. “That’s something that Donald Trump did long before he became president.” ...

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  # 2278192 17-Jul-2019 10:58
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The press is pussyfooting around the issue. Instead of asking "Was the comment racist?" they should assert "The comment was racist".

 

This is the problem in the USA. No one is taking him to the cleaners.





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DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSWOMEN URGE TRUMP TO GO BACK TO RUSSIA

 

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Four Democratic congresswomen issued a brief statement on Monday urging President Donald Trump to go back to Russia and improve the dire conditions of that country.

 

In the tersely worded statement, the four lawmakers—Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, of New York; Ilhan Omar, of Minnesota; Ayanna Pressley, of Massachusetts; and Rashida Tlaib, of Michigan—indicated that Russia was “broken and crime-infested” and required Trump’s immediate attention.

 

The statement went on to suggest that, once Trump had fixed the problems plaguing Russia, he could return to the United States and “show us how.”

 

In a tweet, Trump mocked the congresswomen, contrasting them with the “real revolutionaries” honored over the weekend on Bastille Day. “In 1789, these brave people stormed Louis XVI’s airports.”





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