Did Trump Change His Immigration Position? …… And About Those “Back Taxes” ……..

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Well, I had other stuff I wanted to get to, but, I think this is big, and I’m very interested in the opinion of the ardent Trump supporters about this.

In case you missed this, Trump recently had a townhall type of event with Shaun Hannity.  During the event Trump made a statement after engaging some questioners.  Here’s the money quote which has the political world abuzz …….

Trump then asked the audience what should be done about people who have been in the US for a long time and has been “terrific.”

After asking this question of his audience two more times, Trump was asked, “So, you’re saying there is — and you have been sort of indicating that there’ll be some flexibility that you — originally you had said they were all out, and there was a big brouhaha, but you’re saying that if somebody can prove that they’ve been here, proven to be a citizen, but here’s the big question, though, no citizenship?”

Trump responded, “No citizenship. Let me go a step further, they’ll pay back taxes, they have to pay taxes, there’s no amnesty as such. There’s no amnesty. But we work with them. Now, okay, but when I look at the rooms, and I have this all over, now everybody agrees we get the bad ones out, but when I go through and I meet thousands and thousands of people on this subject, and I’ve had very strong people come up to me, really great, great people come up to me, and they’ve said, Mr. Trump, I love you, but to take a person that’s been here for 15 or 20 years and throw them and the family out, it’s so tough, Mr. Trump. I mean, I’ve — I have it all the time. It’s a very, very hard thing.”

Trump then polled the audience again, when asked what was in his gut, Trump stated that asking the audience was “like a poll.” And “We are going to come out with a decision very soon.”

All-righty then!

That surely does seem like a change in the stances he’s taken in the past.  Before I go on to the subject of “back taxes”, let me first talk about what isn’t explicitly stated but, very much implied.  …….. You can’t “work with” people to pay their back taxes if you are going to, or have already deported them.  It doesn’t seem like he’s going to be deporting them. 

The example he used, “but to take a person that’s been here for 15 or 20 years……” is almost identical to an argument I’ve made a few times in the past.  Let’s say you have a person who has been here since they were 5 y/o, and they’re now 30 y/o.  Where are you going to send this person back to?  Do they even speak the language?  One can’t morally do that.  So, in that sense, I support what Trump stated.  But, now, we’re suddenly back to the discussion as to what is, or isn’t amnesty.  And, as many talking heads have already pointed out, this is very similar to the stated positions of Bush and Rubio. 

IMHO, Trump didn’t do himself any favors by articulating this thought in this manner at this time.  What he now needs to do is clarify and come out with a position which makes the distinction.  First and foremost, he has to reaffirm that the wall is coming up first!  He has to state this …….’there are no deals until the wall is up!’  Then we sort out what we do with the ones here.  I would also state something akin to, ‘if you came here as an adult’ and then put a time limit ……. ‘you been here five or ten years, you’re out!’.   If someone came here at 20 y/o and are 60 y/o now …… well, again, what would we be sending them back to? 

At any rate, I’m very interested in what other Trump supporters think of this. 

But, let me now go a bit tangential.  ………. !@$%$#^@$%^$@^!(&^@#%^)(@  “back taxes”!!!!!!  That’s got to be the most shallow bit of idiocy I’ve seen from Trump, so far!  And, no, I’m not being overly harsh.  But, I will explain.

Someone please tell me what the average annual income for an illegal immigrant is?  Do we believe it’s a) well above the median income of the average American, or b) so low as to if they actually filed income taxes that the overwhelming majority of the illegals would then receive an extra payday?  Look, unless we’re talking about an entirely different set of income tax codes for illegals we’re talking about cutting a few $billion check for the illegals! 

For those who don’t know, the poor in this country not only don’t pay taxes, they get free money for being poor come income tax time.  I’ve people.  Some are poor, others not so much.  The poor will tell me how much they “got back” from their income taxes.  It always exceeds how much they actually paid in.  Indeed, for one family the money they “got back” nearly exceeded their total income for the year!  99.999% of the illegals would fall into the described category.  It sounds cool, but, it’s a shallow, shallow thought which demonstrates lack of familiarity with what’s really going on with our tax laws. 

In other Trump news, from a Trump skeptical site (they’re not never Trumpers, but, not fans, either.) 

Oh My: Trump Leads in Consecutive Florida Polls

Someone on team Trump is thinking and thinking well.  Some were critical of Trump’s swing through the south, starting with La, then Texas, then, Miss, then Florida.  It’s smart.  It solidifies the base and then moves to disputed territory.  I wish I kept the article handy, but, in one it stated that the Hispanic vote in Florida is what bounced Trump up.  It pretty much validated what I stated in an earlier post about Florida and Hispanics.  At any rate, as noted in one of the other articles I’ve read, none of this really means that much.  It’s the debates which will tell the tale.  On paper, Hillary would have the advantage in such debates.  She had one on one debates with Bernie.  Trump’s debate experience came from a crowded stage; it’s very different.  But, with Hillary, I think it would be very easy to win each and every debate.  There’s not a punch she’s thrown so far which can’t be easily swatted away and easily deliver a great counter-punch.  For instance, the press likes to call Trump a liar.  I find that fascinating.  And, Hillary is a beacon of truth?  Yeh, let’s have a discussion on honesty in a debate.  Taxes?  How much did the Clinton Foundation pay?  Racist supporters is another thing Hillary likes to bring up …….. Huma?  Orlando shooters dad?  Heck, just look at all the unscrupulous characters who donated to the Clinton Foundation!  Transparency?  Experience, though, that’ll win, right?  Not if you let her paint herself as the “status quo”, which she happily will!  On and on, there’s not a thing she can throw which doesn’t come back in spades. ……… If, and only if, Trump does his homework and can relate a detailed knowledge of the things he speaks about.  Then, he wins the debates, then he wins the presidency. 

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Why You Should Never Donate To Vampiric Blood Dealers!!!!

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I can’t remember the exact time I started to loath the American Red Cross.  It may have been the time when I saw them selling coffee and snacks at a hurricane ravaged city in Texas, or, it may have been the time when I saw the price-tag of the blood, they received for free, to the hospital I once worked while reading about Elizabeth Dole’s cool $1/2 million salary as the head of the American Red Cross. 

But, today, they demonstrate they are a special sort of vampiric scumbags.

Good Lord! Cop says Red Cross told him not to pray with flood victims

A law enforcement officer said he was asked to leave a Red Cross shelter in Lafayette, Louisiana after he prayed with several flood victims.

Clay Higgins, a reserve city marshal and a local legend, dropped by after work to minister to evacuees at the Heymann Performing Arts Center on Aug. 19.

“I was not proselytizing,” he told me. “I was just there to thank volunteers and offer prayers and encouragement.”

Higgins, who is also running for Congress, was dressed in uniform and was holding a Bible.

At some point during the visit a volunteer approached Higgins and mentioned there was a problem.

“He said the Red Cross had an issue with me being there,” Higgins said. “So I asked him what the problem was. He looked down at my Bible and he gestured and said, ‘They have a problem with that.’”

Higgins said he was escorted to a Red Cross supervisor who asked him to leave. ……

During the conversation, a flood victim asked Higgins to pray. The captain was obliged but had to do so outside the Red Cross shelter.

“Christian compassion was not welcomed there in the manner I had provided,” Higgins told me. …..

Meanwhile, a pastor in the town of Albany told me that four families left a Red Cross shelter after they were told they could not pray or read their Bibles at their cots.

“They got upset and literally packed up their stuff and came right here,” said the pastor, who asked not to be identified. “A Red Cross worker told them they could not pray or read their Bible in public.”

The pastor said he drove to the shelter in question and he was immediately met with individuals who related similar stories.

“I hadn’t even made it in the door,” the pastor said. “They said the Red Cross workers told them they could not pray or read Bibles. I told them to go to their cot and pray and read. I told them they’re on church property and they could read a Bible on church property.” ……

The Red Cross, meanwhile, urged me to do my part to “tamp down” the rumors that they are telling people not to pray or read the Bible.

“This is not representative [of] our Red Cross principles,” Penniman said.

So we’ve got the Red Cross telling us one thing and a Baptist preacher, a law enforcement officer and a chaplain telling us something else.

I’m going to let you good readers figure out whose version of events you choose to believe.

But to avoid further confusion, maybe the Red Cross should consider a new symbol and name — perhaps something a bit more secular.

Hospitals need blood and plasma for the patients.  If you feel the need, go the places which pay you a nominal bit for your blood, they usually charge the hospitals less for the blood. 

If you feel the need to donate to organizations which really help communities during disasters and times of crisis, (and you should) then donate to something more credible in actually helping people such as the Salvation Army (they were giving away blankets and such while the Red Cross were charging people for coffee). 

For the record, I hope that all are free to pray to the God of their choosing, at a Red Cross facility or anywhere else.  We’ll get to see which one answers.

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Seriously ……. This Was A Real CNN Headline!!!!

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After ridicule, CNN has made a change to the headline.  But, it isn’t much better.  The implication is clear.  The people at CNN believe Black people are felons and would be offended by people not wishing felons the right to vote.

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We Import Over 100,000 H1Bs Every Year ……

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Tech Wreck – 100+K Jobs Gone and More Cuts Coming

While we import over 100,000 tech workers a year on H1B visas, we’re going to lay off over one hundred thousand tech workers this year. 

Here’s the take-home quote from the article …….

Mark Haranas, of tech news website CRN, which earlier in the day reported Cisco would eliminate potentially as many as 14,000 jobs, told FOXBusiness.com the tech industry is cutting the dead weight.

The jobs cuts are necessary to shed some staff in order to bring on new employees with the skillset needed in today’s market. The networking skills needed in 2016 is drastically different from the skills that were needed just five years ago in 2011,” he said.

Fascinating.  Some tech worker in 2011, who managed a degree, who understood all the nuances and implications of  networking in 2011, suddenly can’t read, Google, or keep up with the changes now …… or something. 

Ageist much, Mark Haranas?  Oh, yeh, networking is sooooooo much harder, today.  Plug-n-play is so tricky compared to having to play with comm ports and IRQs.  Yeh, advancing protocols are sooooo hard to keep up with.   Why it seems just the other day I was working on a MoDem sort of protocol, but, had to change to working with NICs.  Weird, I was able to do that, but, now, we can’t seem to network, properly, for all the nuanced networking new fangled gizmos!  Yes, the IEEE 801.xxx is sooooo hard to read and understand!!!!!! 

These policies, be it from the US government or the individual companies are nothing but an extension of globalist thinking and a suppression of the American dominance of technology.  It’s wage suppression. 

Is it any wonder that the US government and the Clintons couldn’t find competent IT personnel?

We mass import dumbasses who don’t even understand the base of networking.  We lay off, by the hundred of thousands, people who do.  With this idiocy, why would any intelligent person elect to enter the competitive job market of the IT world?  It pays better to get a degree in basket weaving. 

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My Thoughts On The Trump Shake-Up And More!!!

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Well, I’m tired as all get-out, but, I promised a post, and so we shall have it!

The last couple of days the media has been all abuzz about Trump’s hiring of Steve Bannon, the co-founder of Breitbart News. 

Many have opined this is a desperation move.  It may, or may not be, but, I believe the move was brilliant, but, not timely.  It’s brilliant because Bannon and Trump are very similar in views.  In the recent past, people have spoken and written about a need for Trump to change in order to appeal to people.  I agree.  But, not like most of the talking heads would think.  Trump needs to change, that is to stay focused, not his verbiage or demeanor.  I believe Bannon can provide said focus, if Trump will listen to him.  While some people may disagree, the fact is the Trump campaign has been playing defense for too long.  In order for him to win, his message needs to be aggressive, in-your-face, and most importantly, focused.  You see, you have to dance with the partner who brought you to the dance.  Having Trump pretend to be a Romney-lite is a sure recipe for disaster.  That’s not who he is, he can’t.  But, he has to stay focused.  If he listens to Bannon, he has a real good chance of winning the election. 

Now, as to the part where this wasn’t “timely” ……… let me first, brag a bit. 

Back when the Repub primaries were going on, I said the media would brutalize Trump once he got the nomination.  Some seemed to scoff at the notion stating that they were already attacking him.  It was true, they were already attacking him, but, not like what we’re seeing today.  They’re not just attacking, they’re suffocating him. 

Trump recently gave two very good speeches.  They are sure to gain him some votes.  However, what’s dominating the news cycle?  What happened?

Many viewers wonder: Why are media outlets freezing out THIS Donald Trump news?

I’m seeing a lot more talk in the media about Trump’s campaign manager than Trump’s foreign policy speech, which was actually substantive.

— Max Abrahms (@MaxAbrahms) August 15, 2016

It’s another unforced error.  We all know the LSM is in the tank for Hillary.  Why give them something else to cover after his speeches?  But, not only is the Trump campaign making unforced errors, they’re missing easy low-hanging-fruit opportunities.  The US competing on the world stage demonstrating American exceptionalism?  Is that something the Donald could tie to his campaign?  Given Zero’s and Hillary’s lack of interest, I thought this was a golden opportunity for Trump to demonstrate that he’s literally in the US’s corner.  In a campaign, perception and image is everything.  While I don’t think he should have gone to Rio, he should have demonstrated that he was following very closely.  While we’re on the subject, here’s another golden opportunity that he’s letting slip through his hands.  …………….

So, people in Louisiana are dying and being flooded out, again.  The left savaged Bush, and by extension, Repubs for a seeming lack of interest.  Well, Hillary’s campaigning, and Zero is golfing.  If Trump shows up and starts handing out food or clothes or whatnot, what’s the visual?  That’s a win-win-win!!!!  Find some conservative Black ministers in La, (there are many) and go do it!  <———–  Folks, this is the stuff which wins elections.  You bury your opponent with imagery!  You demonstrate that you care, you demonstrate they don’t.  You demonstrate that you’re willing and able actually get something done, and you demonstrate that they aren’t and won’t.  He did well in Wisconsin, but, he has to follow up and follow through!

I’ve noticed many are now following the various state’s polling.  I’m here to tell you at this time of year they are meaningless.  Like the flooding in La, we know it’s only mid-August.  We absolutely know there will be more significant events occurring in the US and abroad between now and November.  It’s how the candidate reacts, and how the candidate paints their opponent which matters, that will sway the polls.  If things stay the same between now and November, Trump will lose in a landslide.  But, things won’t stay the same.  The fact is, I believe Trump is near his base.  That is to say, I think he’s about bottomed out.  At this time of year, that’s great news for team Trump.  You know where you’re at, you know where you need to improve, and you have time to do it. 

First and foremost, in this modern electorate, no Repub will win the White House without Florida.  (This assumes Texas goes Repub, if Texas doesn’t, then forget it, it won’t happen.)  But, you need Florida.  Go secure Florida.  You have to have it.  I think it’s easily done, especially with the message of Trump.  And, this could give you an advantage in other more competitive states, such as Az and NM.   I don’t believe the older Latino immigrants, the ones who have been here a long time like the new ones.  Play that up!!!!!  I saw this dynamic in Texas and in a Kansas town I used to live in.  They don’t like the new immigrants.  All he has to do is to change his message a little bit and you’ll have millions of Hispanics volunteering to build that wall.  They came here to escape the mess that many seem so hell-bent on importing.  Once that’s done, attack!  Go to the heart of leftardism, and make Hillary play defense. 

Cruz once made a comment about “New York values”.  While I believe that was a mistake to say, it’s true.  I can’t even think of one New York Repub which I like/respect, much less a leftard New Yorker.  The last one I knew about moved to Arizona. Winking smile  But, Trump can speak their language.  I can’t.  The world I live in is entirely different than the world they paint.  No, I don’t believe Trump can win NY, but, he can make Hillary move her resources there …….. and then, you win. 

But, you have to attack, and you have to pick up allies willing to attack for you. 

Conversely, Trump is only up by 6 in Texas.  If the margin gets any smaller he’s going to have to go to Texas.  ……… trying to speak to people who don’t speak his NY language.  If there were only a Texas surrogate to be had.  But, that’s a brag for another occasion. 

Lastly, ignore the Libertarian.  Don’t give Johnson any air.  So far, team Trump seems to be doing pretty well at this, in spite of the LSM’s overwhelming desire to see team Trump discuss him. 

Well there’s lot more to discuss, but, that’s the US prez race post for the night.  I may have more on other subjects later.

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Open Thread!!!!!

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I just thought I’d jot a note to let peeps know I’ll be back tomorrow with a post.  There’s a lot to cover!  Been busy with a revival I’ve been singing at.  If you’ve never been to a Southern Baptist revival, I’d highly recommend you do so! 

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People May Wish To Rethink Their Arguments For Voting Trump

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Guys, and ladies, this is fascinating.  As I’m in the midst of semi-retirement from my blogging habit, I would not have believed that the comments of this poor blog would reflect a great question which faces this nation.  The pool it too small!  But, here it is!  Fantastic!

Most of the frequent commentators we’ve left on this blog are ardent Trump supporters.  I’ve very glad they’re here, each and every one of you.  I mean it.  I consider you guys all the time, daily. 

Recently, we’ve had a couple of people comment, which, were not so ardent.  I’d call them “fence riders”, although one has stated that he’d hold his breath and vote Trump.  He just voices that he really doesn’t like his options.  I happen to agree.  I don’t like my options. 

I also believe a thought conveyed on the last post isn’t without merit, that is to say, the quicker we get to the bottom, the quicker we can start moving up.  ….. that’s what going Galt is all about. 

It is not unreasonable to discern that Trump may not be good for this nation, nor this nation’s people.  OTOH, it would be entirely unreasonable to discern that Hillary would be good for this nation or this nation’s people. 

So, in this sense, the question would be akin to asking if you’d like a slow Chinese torture sort of death, or, would you rather have a bullet between your eyes?

Now, I know the Trump supporters would not agree with the above characterization, but, this is exactly what many fence riders believe and feel.  Reading the comments have left me wondering if this is how we believe we can convince people to vote for Trump.  I know some Trump supporters don’t see this, but, it’s here, it’s real. 

To win an election, you actually have to give a compelling reason why one should support one candidate over the other.   To say, ‘our candidate doesn’t suck as bad as the other’ will not convince people to get out of bed for your candidate.  Right, wrong or indifferent, it’s just not going to happen like that.  If you’re going to be an advocate for Trump, then, repeatedly, over and over again, tell people why Trump will be good for this nation and this nation’s people.  Explain why, explain how …… in a positive manner.  This is especially important to thoughtful, intelligent people …… that would be people who actually get out and vote.  Verbally bludgeoning them is probably not the best way. 

Now, don’t get me wrong, I don’t want anyone here to change, not one iota.  I love you guys!  But, if this blog is indicative, and, I believe it is, this is why Trump isn’t getting a lot of traction of late. 

Why does a secure border benefit the people of the US?  How many benefits can you see from there?  Do you root for American athletes during the Olympics?  Why?  Because you believe in American exceptionalism.  BTW, Trump is missing the boat on this.  He should be doing a tour on all of the shows talking up the US athletes …. competing and winning.  It’s right up his talking points alley, but, he’s missing the moment.  Don’t make it political, just talk up the exceptional people doing exceptional things as Americans.  Highlight the positives.  There’s a whole plethora of things in which we can accentuate the positives, rather than focusing on the negatives. That’s what wins, that’s what always wins. 

We all understand Hillary is a bullet between the eyes.  Now, convince the people how Trump isn’t a slow drip to hell.  <—– That wins!

PS ….. Telling a right-to-life person that Trump is less of a murderer than Hillary won’t do it.  It won’t resonate.  It doesn’t resonate.   ……. Well, it may resonate, but, not in the way one wishes it to resonate. 

PSS …… If this comes off as critical, it’s probably because it was an attempt at helpful criticism.   This is just my advice, take or leave it.  But, I’m trying to help. 

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Video Of The Day!!!!!!!

I don’t care who your are, this is funny stuff!

 

For those who may not watch or be able to watch the video ……

During a heated CNN interview on Wednesday night, Donald Trump surrogate Kayleigh McEnany questioned the appearance of Omar Mateen’s father at a Hillary Clinton rally earlier this week.  

When McEnany questioned liberal Christine Quinn on the incident, Quinn screamed “Wait a minute, no!… You can’t ask me a question!”

“‘Because you can’t answer the question,” McEnay said.

Quinn shouted back, “Oh! You can’t ask me a question, honey, I can’t answer!”

McEnany complied with Quinn’s demands.  “What attracted the father of the Orlando terrorist to your candidate?” she asked.

“He’s a mentally ill individual!” Quinn said.

McEnany then concluded that Mateen came to Clinton’s rally because he was ‘mentally ill’ in a joking manner.

This caused Quinn to reach her tipping point.  “Stop smiling and smirking like it’s a funny thing!” she demanded. 

It’s funnier to watch it! 

It’s also ironic that the most angry people are calling Trump supporters angry people, but, that’s basic leftist projectionism. 

I would note that I found this video at two sites which are not necessarily in Trump’s corner, but, they do hate Hillary.  The transcript is from Townhall.

For those who may be wondering about the consistent lines of attack against Trump by the media …….

Left Planned to Stage Violence to Bring Down Trump

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The original source for the graphic (a power point slide) is the DNC, released by Wikileaks. 

Now, hopefully, team Trump is aware of this playbook and can properly defend the attacks and launch effective counter-attacks.  There’s a lot of low-hanging fruit for counter-attacks.  Indeed, our pretty friend Kayleigh seemed rather good at such!

The DNC has embraced the violence inciting BLM group.  Hillary has plenty of “biz” dealings which call for further scrutiny.  She being sued by surviving parents of people she left to die in Benghazi.  There is nothing more divisive than a leftard.  Hillary pays women less than she does men, as does Obama.  One could even wonder outloud what Hillary’s price-tag would be for the nuclear codes.  And, then, of course, pointing out some of Hillary’s foreign “allies” would be the easiest counter punch. 

BTW, I totally agree with Trump, but, said it well before Trump, Obama created ISIS.  Faithful readers here already know this, because we chronicled the rise of ISIS right here at Suyts. It wasn’t just the power-vacuum by withdrawing from Iraq, but, it was also the illegal arms deals Obama insisted on, arming “moderate” Muslims, (how many times?) in his quest to topple Assad.  The arms, somehow, fell into the arms of ISIS, and they continue to.  Yeh, it’s a mystery how this keeps happening.  But, it’s less of a mystery as to why.  ISIS and their affiliates now openly operate in Libya, too.  They would be Egypt, also, if Obama and Hillary had their way, but, the people of Egypt rejected the MB terrorists, in spite of the Dims’ open support for the terrorists.  If some leftard wanders by and questions my description of the MB as terrorists, I would only say they only need to ask a Coptic Christian. 

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NRA People And Trump!!!!!

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In the end ….. if, (and that’s a big IF) this will be a win for Trump.

Here’s the full context of the Trump statement.

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Now, people here know I’ve never been one to carry Trump’s water, but, this is ridiculous. 

The first thing I read, coming off work, were the emboldened words.  I thought, even for Trump this is too whacked, there must be more to this …… and, clearly, there is.  Anyone who can conceive this is a call to violence needs to burn their voter registration card, continue listening to Madonna or whatever and never again speak of politics.  Never vote in the US ever, again.  They won’t, but, that’s what they need to do if this nation will ever again have a meaningful political dialogue. 

The “Second Amendment people”, or as Trump later refers to them, the “NRA”, are a gun safety advocacy group.  In their entire history as an organization, they’ve never advocated violence against anyone, never.  Nor, would they ever associate with anyone advocating violence against anyone …. with the exception of people engaging in self-defense. 

People need to read a real history book.  The NRA was formed to counter gun violence against minorities and laws which didn’t allow them to protect themselves. 

Any statement which has more than two sentences can be taken out of context.  It is impossible to say anything meaningful without offering an excerpt which can be taken out of context.  While Trump has made many unforced errors, this isn’t one of them. 

The NRA and other “2nd Amendment people” have long been politically active and politically and legally fighting the advocates of totalitarianism ….. never advocating violence against anyone.

The ignorance displayed towards the statement Trump made is intolerable. 

Someone thinks this is a call to commit violence against Hillary?  Hillary has given the American people enough reason to commit violence against her, all by herself.  We don’t because that’s not how a civil society works.  Consider all of the anti-gun owner statements Hillary and her minions have made over the course of history, include the current president.  If we were that easily incited to violence of such, then, it would have already occurred.  It’s the leftards who don’t know anything about guns who commit such violence. 

I, for one, am sick of this. 

Above is what the man said.  Who finds that as a call to violence?  Who allows themselves to be manipulated to see that as a call to violence?  It’s not an error of Trump’s, it is an intentional mischaracterization to what he said. 

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ICYMI —– A Collage Of Stories

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These are in no particular order, (please read the links) and all should probably have individual posts, especially this one …….

Barack Obama Will Be The Only President In History To Never Have A Year Of 3% GDP Growth

but, I’m getting lazy in my age.

Remember the great recovery from the great recession?  No one else does, either.  Given the price of oil and gas, this is an amazing feat.  Maybe if we just imported some more cheap labor, or something …….

In other news ……

I think Merkel is on her way out.  It’s a fascinating thing.  In spite of social media walking lockstep with the SJW and PC crowd, people just aren’t buying it, not just in the US, but, around the world.  I used to think the internet was the last bastion of free speech, but, Twitter and FB has shown me just how wrong I was.  We need a new website which insulates the people from the PC madness. 

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It’s easy to mislead people about the US Constitution when so few actually read the document.  Or even bother to read a US history book.  I’m reminded of a quote …… “

“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.” —– Voltaire

But, never fear, our universities “foster a community that welcomes open discourse”.  This will protect society from believing absurdities.  Those words in quotes are nearly universal in American universities’ mission statements.  And, they’re true, except when they’re not

Lastly, but, not least, climate lunatics, once again, expose themselves for what they are ….. watermelons.  Not that there’s ever been any doubt about this.  The CO2 insanity is simply a cover for leftists trying to impose their will and their hateful misanthropist leftist ideology on the rest of humanity.  For more on the climate lunacy see above Voltaire quote. 

Well, there’s a lot to discuss in the stories presented, and more to discuss on the ones not presented, but, that’s all I’ve got for today. 

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