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Posted: 28 January 2018 08:02 PM   [ Ignore ]
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trump says he isn’t a racist, but he sure seems to hate blacks and Latinos.

First off he tweeted attacks on Obama more than 2,000 times, most notably claiming for years that Obama was born in Africa and was legally excluded from holding the office of president.

trump hates black football players who exercise their freedom of expression and has strongly urged NFL owners to fire anyone who shows the slightest bit of defiance to racial intolerance in the US.

He also tweeted that he should have left three US team basketball players in jail in China.

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trump-father-ucla-player-spar-arrest-china/story?id=51274885

I should have left them in jail

He then disrespected the widow of a fallen black US soldier and when a black Congresswoman came to her defense totally disrespected her as well.

https://www.cnn.com/2017/10/17/politics/frederica-wilson-widow-fallen-soldier/index.html

President Donald Trump engaged in a public feud Wednesday with a Democratic congresswoman over her claim that he told the widow of a US serviceman killed in an ambush in Niger that “he knew what he signed up for, but I guess it still hurt.”

In denying Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson’s account of a condolence telephone call, the President created a fresh political controversy over his response to the Niger attack and his willingness to inject politics into an issue that is typically regarded as sacred by past commanders in chief.

Then instead of doing everything he could to come to the aid of a Latin populated US dependency hit by one of the worst disasters in US history, instead used it as an opportunity to once again make it clear how much contempt he has for certain racial groups.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/30/donald-trump-attacks-puerto-rico-mayor-carmen-yulin-cruz

Donald Trump lashed out at the mayor of Puerto Rico’s capital city on Saturday as the row over his administration’s response to a hurricane and humanitarian crisis escalated.

Ahead of his visit to the devastated US territory next week, the president used Twitter to say of Carmen Yulín Cruz: “Such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San Juan and others in Puerto Rico, who are not able to get their workers to help”.

He went on: “They want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort. 10,000 Federal workers now on Island doing a fantastic job.”
Congress could help Puerto Rico recover. What’s stopping it?

Trump received a measure of praise for his handling of the recent hurricanes that struck Texas and Florida but has come under fire for a flat-footed response in Puerto Rico, where he sought to defend slow relief efforts by saying: “This is an island surrounded by water, big water, ocean water.” In the past 10 days he has been distracted by a long weekend at his golf club in New Jersey, an election contest in Alabama, a major tax reform plan and a racially charged dispute with sportsmen who kneel during the national anthem.

Then of course there is his “shithole” comment in regards to the entire continent of Africa, Haiti with its large population of blacks and El Salvador a Latin American nation.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/13/politics/trump-remark-reaction/index.html

During a White House meeting Thursday on immigration reform, President Donald Trump reportedly referred to African nations as “shithole countries.”

Here’s what those who attended the meeting said afterward about the controversy.

“Following comments by the President, I said my piece directly to him yesterday (Thursday). The President and all those attending the meeting know what I said and how I feel.
“I’ve always believed that America is an idea, not defined by its people but by its ideals.”

Fellow South Carolina GOP Sen. Tim Scott said Graham confirmed to him the President made the remark, telling The Post and Courier of Charleston, S.C., that Graham said the comments being reported in the media were “basically accurate.”

So what happens when people who believe that Hitler was right and who hate others because of their cultural background and beliefs hold demonstrations that turn violent and one of the neo-nazis kills one and maims many others.

Why those guys are just fine people in trump “mind”.

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/08/trump-defends-white-nationalist-protesters-some-very-fine-people-on-both-sides/537012/

President Trump defended the white nationalists who protested in Charlottesville on Tuesday, saying they included “some very fine people,” while expressing sympathy for their demonstration against the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. It was a strikingly different message from the prepared statement he had delivered on Monday, and a reversion to his initial response over the weekend.

trump is truly an idiot and like many idiots allows his total ignorance dictate how he sees many others who aren’t like him. Basically in the most negative way possible, not because they deserve it, but because of how f…... stupid trump is.

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Posted: 29 January 2018 04:35 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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The man, er excuse me, the overgrown child simply is what he is.  I get the impression he thinks that saying he isn’t this or that simply makes it so. but no child you are wrong.

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Posted: 29 January 2018 05:40 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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trump is also acting turning the US into a police state going after every immigrant he doesn’t want in America.

http://www.newsweek.com/trump-immigration-and-customs-enforcement-ice-raids-7-eleven-management-777220

Updated | Federal immigration agents stormed into nearly 100 7-Eleven stores nationwide in an unprecedented search for undocumented workers under President Donald Trump, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday.

And Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it is only getting started.

“This is what we’re gearing up for this year, and what you’re going to see more and more of is these large-scale compliance inspections, just for starters,” Derek Benner, acting executive associate director for ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations, told the AP. “It’s not going to be limited to large companies or any particular industry, big medium and small. It’s going to be inclusive of everything that we see out there.”

This will largely affect people from Latin America and other places with large numbers of people that trump obviously considers sub-human.

Meanwhile trump wants to bring in more Europeans from places like Norway… Norway’s reply? No thanks, and can you blame them, trump is turning the US into a nation defined by its intolerance and violence towards the vulnerable.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/13/opinions/norway-says-no-thanks-to-trump-aurdal-opinion/index.html

Donald Trump wants America to have more immigrants from Norway in contrast to what he reportedly called “shithole countries” in Africa.

Although we love to visit America, Mr. Trump, it is highly unlikely that Norwegians are going to flow into the US to live. As a citizen of Norway, I can tell you we’re not flattered, but offended by the President’s eagerness to have us emigrate.

Even though Trump has denied making the particular comment, members of Congress who attended the meeting say that the reports are true.
The offer has left Norwegians offended, not flattered.

President Trump is judging immigrants by where they come from, and it is hard not to see this as a question of ethnicity. Norwegians have had a history of being positively discriminated for our race and have resisted those ideas before—we will do it again.

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Posted: 29 January 2018 05:48 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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And if you’re a humanitarian who wants to prevent deaths, then you are also a target of the racist trump administration.

https://theintercept.com/2018/01/23/no-more-deaths-arizona-border-littering-charges-immigration/

A faith-based humanitarian group that provides aid and shelter to undocumented migrants on the southwestern border fears it has become the latest target in the Trump administration’s crackdown on immigration advocates. Nine members of the group, No More Deaths, were charged with federal crimes and misdemeanors in recent months, including one volunteer arrested last week shortly after the publication of a report documenting alleged abuses by the U.S. Border Patrol.

Last week, the Tucson, Arizona-based organization published a report presenting what it described as evidence of Border Patrol agents’ systematic destruction of water jugs left for migrants in the desert, as well as “months of increasing surveillance and harassment” by the agency beginning last year. Hours after the report was published, one of the group’s organizers was arrested in a remote area of Arizona, along with two undocumented immigrants, and hit with felony charges.

Those border agents who are destroying water caches that are there to prevent people from dying are killing people… people trump has made it clear he sees as less than human. Is it any wonder that government employees are now aping their “leader”.

trump and the Tea Party spent years just screaming endlessly what a tyrant and dictator Obama was, but they are far more autocratic and deadly than Obama ever was.

trump will go down as a mere footnote in history as the US president that was nothing more than a racist reaction to America’s first African American President.

trump was elected because more than any other high profile figure in the US he made his blind hatred of Obama as obvious as he could.

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Posted: 29 January 2018 05:55 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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This is what I mean by trump making his blind hatred of President Barack Obama as obvious as he could.

https://www.gq.com/story/donald-trump-undo-obama

Donald Trump does not like Barack Obama. Why? Well, for a whole host of reasons. First off, Barack Obama had the audacity to be both the President of the United States and a black man, and Trump spent years obsessed with the racist idea that Obama must have been born in Kenya. Another reason Donald Trump doesn’t like Barack Obama is that Obama famously dunked all over him at the 2011 White House Correspondents Dinner, and Trump is nothing if not petty and vindictive. And now that he’s running the country? The president’s only ideology seems to be: “Do whatever it takes to destroy what Obama did.”

Now we’ve known that this was a piece of the Trump plan for a while now. Take this excerpt of a June New York Times piece:

  Five months after leaving office, Mr. Obama watches mostly in silence as his successor takes a political sledgehammer to his legacy. Brick by brick, President Trump is trying to tear down what Mr. Obama built. The trade deal? Canceled. The climate pact? Forget it. Cuba? Partially reversed. Health care? Unresolved, but to be repealed if he can navigate congressional crosscurrents.

Clearly as president, trump defines himself as the anti-Obama.

And due to the utter contempt he treated Obama while he was in office, stating over and over again that Obama was from what we now know trump considers to a be “shithole” country, how can this be seen as anything other than racially motivated.

Obama wasn’t perfect, no President is. But Obama represents the true nature of America as declared in the Declaration of Independence and US Constitution in a way that trump never can and never will.

trump’s politics of hate will consume him and his movement, and America will pick itself up and move on. Because it is not a nation based on hatred and ignorance no matter what the republicans and other far right nutjobs keep trying to claim.

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Posted: 30 January 2018 08:06 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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DougC.V2 - 29 January 2018 05:55 PM

This is what I mean by trump making his blind hatred of President Barack Obama as obvious as he could.

https://www.gq.com/story/donald-trump-undo-obama

Donald Trump does not like Barack Obama. Why? Well, for a whole host of reasons. First off, Barack Obama had the audacity to be both the President of the United States and a black man, and Trump spent years obsessed with the racist idea that Obama must have been born in Kenya. Another reason Donald Trump doesn’t like Barack Obama is that Obama famously dunked all over him at the 2011 White House Correspondents Dinner, and Trump is nothing if not petty and vindictive. And now that he’s running the country? The president’s only ideology seems to be: “Do whatever it takes to destroy what Obama did.”

Now we’ve known that this was a piece of the Trump plan for a while now. Take this excerpt of a June New York Times piece:

  Five months after leaving office, Mr. Obama watches mostly in silence as his successor takes a political sledgehammer to his legacy. Brick by brick, President Trump is trying to tear down what Mr. Obama built. The trade deal? Canceled. The climate pact? Forget it. Cuba? Partially reversed. Health care? Unresolved, but to be repealed if he can navigate congressional crosscurrents.

Clearly as president, trump defines himself as the anti-Obama.

And due to the utter contempt he treated Obama while he was in office, stating over and over again that Obama was from what we now know trump considers to a be “shithole” country, how can this be seen as anything other than racially motivated.

Obama wasn’t perfect, no President is. But Obama represents the true nature of America as declared in the Declaration of Independence and US Constitution in a way that trump never can and never will.

trump’s politics of hate will consume him and his movement, and America will pick itself up and move on. Because it is not a nation based on hatred and ignorance no matter what the republicans and other far right nutjobs keep trying to claim.

Yes, I believe it is no somuch a matter of racism, as much as an extreme case of Egocentricity. When he is nor pleased he is equally racist, wether you are black, brown, or white. 
If you are not richer than he, you are dirt to be used, regardless of your background, which is clear from the derogatory statements he has made about individuals and countries, without racial discrimination. The list of peoples and contries he has denegrated, grows longer each day.

The man has a distorted view of being “superior” as a leader of a Democtratic Republic, which is founded on concepts and tries to be an example of Humanism at its best. He wants to “own” the world.

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Posted: 30 January 2018 08:08 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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DougC.V2 - 29 January 2018 05:55 PM

trump’s politics of hate will consume him and his movement, and America will pick itself up and move on.

Not if Koch’s ‘American for Prosperity’ have anything to say about it.
Not if Democrats don’t start reaching people hearts and minds and actually start motivating people.

Report: Koch-Backed AFP to Spend $400M in 2018 Cycle, the Most Ever
https://www.newsmax.com/politics/afp-koch-brothers-americans-for-prosperity/2018/01/27/id/839860/


Koch’s Americans for Prosperity said Saturday that its network would spend more than $400 million on conservative causes and candidates during the 2018 midterm election cycle —
60 percent more than during the 2016 presidential election period.

“We’re all in,” AFP President Tim Phillips told The Hill at the group’s winter gathering at the Indian Wells resort in California.

After all sometimes the collapse doesn’t stop until it’s all rubble.

Guess I’m feeling jumpy since they have invaded my nice little liberal college town, with their first target a local County Commissioner who’s very popular with the liberal crowd.

Gwen Lachelt who has the audacity to be concerned about environmental issues, such as expecting the Oil Industry to take some responsibility for the rampant methane leaks from regional gas and oil wells - not that she’s ever voted against a oil project permit, but that’s not good enough for them.  She has the audacity to be concerned with quality of life and environmental issues, so she must go. 

I’d be curious to know how many other recall petitions they’ve started.

Our road towards totalitarianism is being well oiled by Koch cash.

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Posted: 31 January 2018 11:28 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Don’t forget though, every time we focus solely on drumpf we take focus off the real culprits and enablers, the Republicons.

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Posted: 31 January 2018 01:15 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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CuthbertJ - 31 January 2018 11:28 AM

Don’t forget though, every time we focus solely on drumpf we take focus off the real culprits and enablers, the Republicons.

Who are just a front for some of the worst sociopaths in the US and world like the Kochs and Putin. Look at all the republicans in the trump administration who have deep ties to Putin’s Russia.

Manafort, Flynn, Sessions, Eric Prince, trump himself, Rex Tillerson, etc…

You’re not wrong that trump is a puppet show to distract us all from the real threat.

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Posted: 19 February 2018 09:36 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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The toughest thing for regular Americans to appreciate is the depth of the amoral single-minded ruthlessness of today’s master’s of our universe, such as the
Koch network and the alt-right, bircher, libertarian self-obsessed-jealous craziness and that overwhelming octopus they put together
while Democrats were slumbering.
That’s why I’m rooting for “the kids” throwing out the chorus of DNC failures and taking over the party. 
Nothing less than their passion and realism about the mess of a world we’ve created for them is needed to confront the Koch/NRA machine.

Attacking the ‘Woke’ Black Vote
Charles M. Blow | FEB. 18, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/18/opinion/black-vote-russia.html

One thing that is clear to me following the special counsel’s indictment of 13 Russians and three companies for interfering with our election
is that the black vote was specifically under attack, from sources foreign and domestic. And this attack appeared to be particularly focused on
young black activist-minded voters passionate about social justice: The “Woke” Vote.

The tragic irony is that these young people, many of whom already felt like the American political system was failing them,
were encouraged to lay down one of the most powerful political tools they have, thereby ensuring an amplification of their own oppressions.

The indictment proclaims that the defendants acted as Americans to create social media pages and groups “which addressed divisive U.S. political and social issues.”
But that is a phrase so broad and bland as to obscure the piercing truth that the indictment reveals: Referencing actual voter suppression,
it says that “in or around the latter half of 2016, Defendants and their co-conspirators, through their personas,
began to encourage U.S. minority groups not to vote in the 2016 U.S. presidential election or to vote for a third-party U.S. presidential candidate.”

Indeed, the indictment includes some examples of that effort to suppress:

“On or about October 16, 2016, Defendants and their co-conspirators used the Instagram account ‘Woke Blacks’ to post the following message:
‘Particular hype and hatred for Trump is misleading the people and forcing Blacks to vote Killary. We cannot resort to the lesser of two devils.
Then we’d surely be better off without voting AT ALL.’ ”

Coincidentally (or not!) this was the exact same tack being taken by the Trump campaign during that time.

Just before the election, a senior Trump campaign official told Bloomberg Businessweek,
“We have three major voter suppression operations under way,” in which Hillary Clinton’s
“1996 suggestion that some African-American males are ‘super predators’ is the basis of a below-the-radar effort to
discourage infrequent black voters from showing up at the polls — particularly in Florida.”

This suppression may well have worked better against black people than other targets. ...

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CuthbertJ - 31 January 2018 11:28 AM

Don’t forget though, every time we focus solely on drumpf we take focus off the real culprits and enablers, the Republicons.

Yup.

But don’t overlook the big current (perhaps ‘undertow’ is better) to this story. 
Koch and pals intension to blow up the Republican Party and reform the shards into their own powerhouse party. 
Then turn USA into their own United Korporation of Amerika.

Think I’m exaggerating?  Have you looked at the evidence? (yes that’s a rhetorical question and a genuine challenge tongue wink )

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Recently Americans for Prosperity, the Koch front group, has invaded the Eastern slope of Colorado.
This blog is dedicated to gathering and sharing information about the group’s agenda and its many deceptions.


January 30, 2018
¶ Why start this blog?

January 30, 2018
Americans for Prosperity’s Siren Song

January 30, 2018
Senator Reid Exposes the Radical Koch bros - 2014

January 30, 2018
Koch’s Covert Operations. By Jane Mayer - 2010

January 30, 2018
Kochs in-house Political Spy Organization. Mayer, and Vogel. 2015

January 30, 2018
Koch Wins, Climate Agreement Broken. Jane Mayer - 2017

January 31, 2018
YOUTHFUEL: Americans for Prosperity, the video 2014

January 31, 2018
Freedom Partners, Funding Dirty Tricks - 2013, Politico Exposé

January 31, 2018
SourceWatch report: Americans for Prosperity, the gritty details.

January 31, 2018
¶ ’Sons of Wichita’ by Daniel Schulman, Koch bio - 2014

January 31, 2018
¶ Considering 1/29/18 Durango Herald report on Americans for Prosperity - Jonathan Romeo

February 2, 2018
¶ Five Myths About the Koch Brothers - Alexander Hertel-Fernandez, Theda Skocpol* - 2016

February 3, 2018
Koch’s Marriage with BigTobacco - Citizens for a Sound Economy - 1993

February 3, 2018
¶ What Voters Need To Know - David Cay Johnston - 2018

February 4, 2018
Making Sense of the Koch Network - Skocpol - 2016

February 4, 2018
Overwhelming evidence, Koch Network, GOP Extremism - 2016

February 4, 2018
Koch Shadow Network Funding Dangerous Candidates - H.Nations - 2016

February 5, 2018
Koch Government? Public Citizen investigates - 2017

February 5, 2018
Koch Government? Public Citizen investigates - Appendix

February 6, 2018
Koch Government? Public Citizen investigates - Poster Session - 2017

February 10, 2018
La Plata Democratic Precinct Caucuses March 6, 2018

February 11, 2018
¶ Why the fear? From the front line.
February 12, 2018
KOCH EXPOSED - The Center for Media and Democracy Project - 2017
February 14, 2018
How Democracies Die - Levitsky and Ziblatt - 2018
 
February 15, 2018
¶ Scandal-Ridden Scoundrel - Charles M. Blow - 2/15/18

February 16, 2018
Decline to Sign the Gwen Lachelt Recall - Reject dirty tricks!

February 16, 2018
¶ SaveLaPlataCounty’s Recall Petition Examined - dirty tricks in action.

February 17, 2018
Commissioner Lachelt Recall Is Unfair - L.T. - 2/15/18

February 18, 2018
¶ SaveLaPlataCounty’s “Facts” Tainted by Koch’s DarkMoney Tentacles

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Posted: 19 February 2018 11:57 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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Naaahhh, Trump is an equal opportunity bigot.

If your rich, you’re his “buddy”
If you are poor, you’re a “piece of shit”

But I certainly agree, that he thinks the US is a business and he has already made lots of money on his status of president.

Just on Trump Towers rentals and sales and memberships in Mar-o-Lago alone. Millions upon millions.

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trump is very specific in those he hates, he didn’t spend years attacking the last president because he was a Democrat, he did it because he was African American.

He’s made it clear what groups he hates, those from “shithole” countries which includes all of Africa and much of Latin America.

He’s made it clear that he sees Mexicans in the worst terms possible, they are murderers, thieves and rapists in his twisted mind. And he is now using the US government to go after them hard. ICE is now a weapon of trump’s version of ethnic cleansing. trump has also made it clear that he admires at least some in the white supremacist movement by referring to them as fine people.

When there were massive disasters last year he made sure that states with large white populations got the emergency relief they needed. When it came to a US dependency with a mostly Latin population that had much of its infrastructure destroyed by a massive hurricane, trump criticized them for not taking care of their own needs.

Large areas of Puerto Rico still don’t have power months after Irma thousands of people still won’t have electricity into early summer.

trump is a racist… and a f…... traitor to boot.

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