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sheshe2

(84,227 posts)
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 08:43 PM Jan 2019

Just saw this on CNN.

Dump wants to take money from the funds for Puerto Rico and Texas relief for his wall. Money from the brown people in PR and a red state that has far to many minorities to fund a wall to keep out more brown people. Do you see a pattern here? Hint. Brown people.

It has been allocated and he can't touch it.

Such an evil ugly man.

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Just saw this on CNN. (Original Post) sheshe2 Jan 2019 OP
He is a grotesque facsimile of a human being lunatica Jan 2019 #1
This! sheshe2 Jan 2019 #4
I always thought he could be summed up in one word ailsagirl Jan 2019 #22
Well atreides1 Jan 2019 #29
Sadly. sheshe2 Jan 2019 #44
A grotesque fascismile. Too. dchill Jan 2019 #33
Rescind the fucking tax cuts Freethinker65 Jan 2019 #2
As long as the GOP has 50 senators and the VP, a non-starter maxsolomon Jan 2019 #20
The courts will stop him Palisade Jan 2019 #3
If I understand it correctly, the SCOTUS maxsolomon Jan 2019 #21
That is over regulations not however money Congress has already earmarked for other cstanleytech Jan 2019 #24
"in violation of the law" - as if that worried Trump for his own actions. keithbvadu2 Jan 2019 #27
Violation of the law is a Trump specialty. dchill Jan 2019 #36
The courts have stopped Trump before. John Fante Jan 2019 #66
The people who own land True Blue American Jan 2019 #70
Lindsey's eyes. Traildogbob Jan 2019 #85
Congress has passed over 100 laws LTG Jan 2019 #94
It would be unwise of me to say out loud all the things I wish for him. NurseJackie Jan 2019 #5
With ya, Nurse Jackie. sheshe2 Jan 2019 #8
I am riding in that same boat with you. Solly Mack Jan 2019 #12
I loathe this feral thing!!!!!!!! jrthin Jan 2019 #34
+1000 nt littlemissmartypants Jan 2019 #51
Same here, Nurse Jackie! True Blue American Jan 2019 #71
Did you see his tweet about cutting FEMA's wildfires' money malaise Jan 2019 #6
Saw that too. sheshe2 Jan 2019 #11
That word is "Trump." dchill Jan 2019 #37
Thinks he's CEO/King of the US. ginnyinWI Jan 2019 #7
He must worship some evil chaos deity (or Vladimir Putin) C_U_L8R Jan 2019 #9
He's a sociopath. Evil is good to the sociopath. To love is to hurt. littlemissmartypants Jan 2019 #52
Yes FiveGoodMen Jan 2019 #90
It will never happen. Lawrence Tribe gave reasons why... BigmanPigman Jan 2019 #10
This assumes #3 actually happens BumRushDaShow Jan 2019 #17
Everyone on DU keeps commenting on tRump's BigmanPigman Jan 2019 #23
Stroke? sheshe2 Jan 2019 #46
With his rages, who knows? True Blue American Jan 2019 #73
No Puerto Rican that I know is brown. virgogal Jan 2019 #13
Huh? There are Puerto Ricans of every color. pnwmom Jan 2019 #26
Thank you for sharing this! nt littlemissmartypants Jan 2019 #54
That proved my point. virgogal Jan 2019 #67
How does that prove that no Puerto Rican you know is brown? pnwmom Jan 2019 #69
Because people simplistically keep labeling us as "brown" and we are Guy Whitey Corngood Jan 2019 #89
Been there,know that is true. True Blue American Jan 2019 #74
Uh, you'd be surprised at the number of wellst0nev0ter Jan 2019 #28
And stopping relief to California mcar Jan 2019 #14
I would think he did that because California is very blue. sheshe2 Jan 2019 #18
He is changing the landscape to blue mcar Jan 2019 #30
I love the color blue. sheshe2 Jan 2019 #45
My favorite mcar Jan 2019 #48
It is coming, mcar. sheshe2 Jan 2019 #49
We must all stay encouraged. littlemissmartypants Jan 2019 #55
.............. bdamomma Jan 2019 #82
EVERYDAY bluestarone Jan 2019 #15
Such a racist. Kath2 Jan 2019 #16
As close as Beto got, that could be just the Phoenix61 Jan 2019 #19
We have no president n/t wellst0nev0ter Jan 2019 #25
He's a thug bdamomma Jan 2019 #42
+1 littlemissmartypants Jan 2019 #56
"take money" - and take some property from Texans. keithbvadu2 Jan 2019 #31
This afternoon they were talking about him wanting to take FEMA funds from the California... George II Jan 2019 #32
You got it wrong hon. Glamrock Jan 2019 #35
If Trump looked on the outside how he is on the inside. spike jones Jan 2019 #38
Madame Speaker needs to hear from us..... DONT GIVE IN. NoMoreRepugs Jan 2019 #39
The Texas relief funds wouldn't be just for brown people. That's for the hurricane disaster. Honeycombe8 Jan 2019 #40
I stated minorities in Texas. sheshe2 Jan 2019 #47
So is NC, sheshe2. littlemissmartypants Jan 2019 #61
You all are awesome. sheshe2 Jan 2019 #62
Watching bdamomma Jan 2019 #41
Not going to happen. sheshe2 Jan 2019 #59
So, it's President Miller now? herding cats Jan 2019 #64
Stephen Miller bdamomma Jan 2019 #83
And he'll let California burn IronLionZion Jan 2019 #43
And STUPID. littlemissmartypants Jan 2019 #50
I so fucking hate him! smirkymonkey Jan 2019 #53
Fuck you Donald Trump Blue Owl Jan 2019 #57
He will get his bdamomma Jan 2019 #84
This will seriously impact local economies. herding cats Jan 2019 #58
Pretty sure it already has. sheshe2 Jan 2019 #60
Oh, I don't disagree! herding cats Jan 2019 #63
One day, herding cats. sheshe2 Jan 2019 #65
Hey trump lunasun Jan 2019 #68
He also wants to take money away from California fire disaster funds. Vinca Jan 2019 #72
MF45. nt oasis Jan 2019 #75
This message was self-deleted by its author BlueJac Jan 2019 #76
K&R to "evil and ugly". n/t SpankMe Jan 2019 #77
This message was self-deleted by its author Factchekr Jan 2019 #78
25 45 alfredo Jan 2019 #79
Works for me! sheshe2 Jan 2019 #80
Anything that sends him away,works for me. alfredo Jan 2019 #81
Gop had 2 years Linda Ed Jan 2019 #86
Exactly right, Linda Ed! nt sheshe2 Jan 2019 #87
Everytime you think he's gone to the bottom he plumbs new depths. Ruerto Rico, yet ... marble falls Jan 2019 #88
This is just vicious NastyRiffraff Jan 2019 #91
And California homegirl Jan 2019 #92
Yes. sheshe2 Jan 2019 #93

atreides1

(16,137 posts)
29. Well
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 09:42 PM
Jan 2019

You have pretty much described the entire Republican party, from Trump to members of Congress all the way down to those deplorables that Secretary Clinton described!

The entire bunch is corrupt, hateful, and would sell out this country without thinking twice!!!

 

Palisade

(54 posts)
3. The courts will stop him
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 08:50 PM
Jan 2019

At that point he will throw his hands up in the air and blame the deep state or some shit and his cult followers will all agree and still support him

maxsolomon

(33,516 posts)
21. If I understand it correctly, the SCOTUS
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 09:26 PM
Jan 2019

has already ruled that environmental regulations can be bypassed for border fence construction.

No NEPA, no EIS.

Whether that applies to SEPA (State), I don't know. So, maybe state courts can. But the Feds won't.

cstanleytech

(26,398 posts)
24. That is over regulations not however money Congress has already earmarked for other
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 09:37 PM
Jan 2019

things as Congress has the power of the purse not the President and if he tries to spend money where it is not authorized it will be in violation of the law.

keithbvadu2

(37,214 posts)
27. "in violation of the law" - as if that worried Trump for his own actions.
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 09:40 PM
Jan 2019

"in violation of the law" - as if that worried Trump for his own actions.

True Blue American

(18,006 posts)
70. The people who own land
Fri Jan 11, 2019, 08:39 AM
Jan 2019

Along the border say they will fight this with every breath!

Is Lindsey being blackmailed or is he suffering from dementia,too? His eyes look absolutely crazed lately.

LTG

(216 posts)
94. Congress has passed over 100 laws
Tue Jan 15, 2019, 03:21 AM
Jan 2019

giving the President numerous powers to act under the National Emergencies Act. A number of these actually give him powers to re-allocate funds already budgeted to specific projects.

They have expressly ceded their power of the purse in a number of specific instances strictly at the discretion of the President. This has happened a number of times historically.

The National Emergencies Act, as well as the follow up statutes, give the President great discretion in declaring an emergency and very few limits or restrictions on what constitutes an emergency. The term is so vague the courts could easily defer to the discretion granted by congress.

Congress can terminate a Declaration by passing an act ending it, but it would be subject to veto. Both chambers would then have to overcome the veto, requiring a super majority. Unlikely to happen, at least in my estimation.

sheshe2

(84,227 posts)
8. With ya, Nurse Jackie.
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 08:57 PM
Jan 2019

I keep those thoughts to myself. I wouldn't want to stoop to his level, even though he has been clear what he thinks of anyone that is not a straight white male.

ginnyinWI

(17,276 posts)
7. Thinks he's CEO/King of the US.
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 08:54 PM
Jan 2019

Thinks all the funds are his. Thinks he owns the Republicans in the Senate. I wish they’d correct him on that point.

C_U_L8R

(45,057 posts)
9. He must worship some evil chaos deity (or Vladimir Putin)
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 08:58 PM
Jan 2019

He's actually trying to do the most disgusting, despicable and cruel-hearted things to Americans and our country.

littlemissmartypants

(23,044 posts)
52. He's a sociopath. Evil is good to the sociopath. To love is to hurt.
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 11:48 PM
Jan 2019

It's what they do. It's so twisted.

FiveGoodMen

(20,018 posts)
90. Yes
Fri Jan 11, 2019, 07:03 PM
Jan 2019

And 100,000,000 pieces of Satan's shit support him.

Disgusting, despicable and cruel-hearted, every one of them.

BigmanPigman

(51,739 posts)
10. It will never happen. Lawrence Tribe gave reasons why...
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 09:01 PM
Jan 2019
https://www.democraticunderground.com/100211653788
Here’s the scoop legally:
1. Trump illegally declares emergency, claims power to build wall with tax $ appropriated for other uses only.
2. Courts say it’s premature to block POTUS till he DOES something.
3. Trump signs bill opening government & claims victory
4. No wall.

A fellow DUer wrote this...
5. Trump orders construction of the wall.
6. Dems sue.
7. Tied up in the courts then ends up at SCOTUS.
8. SCOTUS rules against Trump.
9. No wall.

BumRushDaShow

(130,698 posts)
17. This assumes #3 actually happens
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 09:19 PM
Jan 2019

because Turtle is holding the bills hostage in an undisclosed location.

As a sidenote - I looked at a streamed replay of him adjourning the Senate (for the night because the Democrats kept him from adjourning until next week) and he was slurring and mumbling his prepared schedule update statements. I don't think I have ever seen or heard him in that bad of shape.

https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4772599/adjourn

BigmanPigman

(51,739 posts)
23. Everyone on DU keeps commenting on tRump's
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 09:33 PM
Jan 2019

nose sniffing and drugs but what I have noticed is his slurred speech and how that is increasing. I think the stress is getting to the GOP finally. I'd pay money to see McConnell sweat on a long term basis.

True Blue American

(18,006 posts)
73. With his rages, who knows?
Fri Jan 11, 2019, 08:43 AM
Jan 2019

I think Nurse Jackie will tell you, major strokes often start with small ones.

pnwmom

(109,035 posts)
26. Huh? There are Puerto Ricans of every color.
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 09:39 PM
Jan 2019
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_Puerto_Rico

According to the 2015 Race and Hispanic Origin estimate (2011–2015 American Community Survey) published by the US Census Bureau, the data for Puerto Rico was as follows:[23]

White alone 2,495,997
Black or African American alone 301,519
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 11,775
Asian alone 10,159
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 129
Some Other Race alone 431,443
Two or More Races 332,051
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 3,547,288
White alone, Not Hispanic or Latino 24,900

pnwmom

(109,035 posts)
69. How does that prove that no Puerto Rican you know is brown?
Fri Jan 11, 2019, 01:46 AM
Jan 2019

How does this prove who you know, or what color they are?

sheshe2

(84,227 posts)
18. I would think he did that because California is very blue.
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 09:20 PM
Jan 2019

Yet he is doing it to Texas which was very red and turning purple now.

Fact is the asshole turned a very very red section of CA BLUE! And I mean bright blue. The ass is in fact changing the landscape in ways he never meant too.

Phoenix61

(17,042 posts)
19. As close as Beto got, that could be just the
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 09:22 PM
Jan 2019

move to flip Texas blue. Maybe he should go ahead and pull funds from the Florida Panhandle that's trying to dig out from under what Hurricane Michael did. See how the Trumpsters there like him after that.

keithbvadu2

(37,214 posts)
31. "take money" - and take some property from Texans.
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 09:45 PM
Jan 2019

"take money" - and take some property from Texans.

Haven't seen how Texas as a whole supports Trump taking property.

Cruz? Gohmert?

George II

(67,782 posts)
32. This afternoon they were talking about him wanting to take FEMA funds from the California...
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 09:45 PM
Jan 2019

...fire victims, too.

Yes, an evil, nasty excuse for a human being.

Glamrock

(11,803 posts)
35. You got it wrong hon.
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 09:47 PM
Jan 2019

That fucker ain't no kind of man. You can tell just by his treatment of women alone.

He's a fucking pig.



No seriously though. A fucking pig.

NoMoreRepugs

(9,564 posts)
39. Madame Speaker needs to hear from us..... DONT GIVE IN.
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 09:59 PM
Jan 2019

I'm calling in the morning.

King tRumpy needs a good bitch slapping to understand that his actions have consequences.

Honeycombe8

(37,648 posts)
40. The Texas relief funds wouldn't be just for brown people. That's for the hurricane disaster.
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 10:00 PM
Jan 2019

From last year, I guess? That's a variety of Texas residents.

sheshe2

(84,227 posts)
47. I stated minorities in Texas.
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 11:17 PM
Jan 2019

minorities that include any and everyone that is not a straight white male. Sadly the poor white males that are his base will pay as they cheer him screwing over the non whites and women that they hate.

Beto closed a huge gap in Texas. They are in fact looking purple.

littlemissmartypants

(23,044 posts)
61. So is NC, sheshe2.
Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:08 AM
Jan 2019

But we are so damned gerrymandered. Get this, there were more votes by Democrats than Republicans in the state's midterms in some and still the R's won. It's SO messed up. We worked SO hard to GOTV. Fund raising, canvassing, meet and greets, dinner parties, barbecues, phone calls and we got close in so many long shot races, with women running and running the show! The good news is that local governments have started to turn. We'll be even more ready next time.

bdamomma

(64,019 posts)
41. Watching
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 10:07 PM
Jan 2019

MSNBC, Stephen Miller name was brought up by a Democratic House Rep. how tRump is making every legal Immigration way to get into the US stopped. Sorry I didn't get her name.

This is all about having the US "purely white again".

sheshe2

(84,227 posts)
59. Not going to happen.
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 11:59 PM
Jan 2019

Census is going to tip the scales in 2045. They are terrified of becoming the minority.



The US will become ‘minority white’ in 2045, Census projects
Youthful minorities are the engine of future growth

littlemissmartypants

(23,044 posts)
50. And STUPID.
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 11:44 PM
Jan 2019

The president is an idiot. He's in way over his head. Mitch is laughing his ass off watching him squirm. He's just as evil (if not more evil) as pres-tidigitation. His own legislators are throwing him under the bus, watching him flounder, egging him on, like a bunch of frat boys yelling "drink, drink, drink" at the drunk freshman at his first keg party. If the president wasn't so stupid he would have figured this out. He's toast. Stick a fork in him, he's done. The RWNJ's have thrown him under the bus.

They are next in line. This wall obsession is going to flip on them like a pancake and slap them up side the head, hard.

More and more domino's are going to fall. Their constituents are getting hurt just based on the exponential mathematics. People are getting pissed off and the worm is going to turn.

Stay strong. Stay encouraged.

Our time is coming.

Madame Speaker, Keep Pounding.

 

smirkymonkey

(63,221 posts)
53. I so fucking hate him!
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 11:49 PM
Jan 2019

This is money that is needed to deal with REAL crises right here, right now. Instead he wants to waste it on a manufactured crisis that he has invented in order to divert funds from worthwhile causes.

He can burn in hell for all I care.

bdamomma

(64,019 posts)
84. He will get his
Fri Jan 11, 2019, 05:33 PM
Jan 2019

ass kicked by Americans sooner than later. tRump is using people to get his fucking way. Randi said is he breaking the USA, and this thing about NSA is very dangerous and our airlines are going to suffer too. Destroying our National Parks too.

He's breaking the US for Putin. Mnuchin relaxed the sanctions for Russia.

herding cats

(19,569 posts)
58. This will seriously impact local economies.
Thu Jan 10, 2019, 11:58 PM
Jan 2019

Greg Abbot, John Cronyn and Ted Cruz all stood by his side today in McAllen. I hope this stench rubs off on all of them, too.

sheshe2

(84,227 posts)
60. Pretty sure it already has.
Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:07 AM
Jan 2019

That or their stench, in close proximity, has commingled into one being. Evil breeds evil.

herding cats

(19,569 posts)
63. Oh, I don't disagree!
Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:31 AM
Jan 2019

I mean with the locals when they're being impacted by this cruel move to appease Trump. I don't want the local Texas gang of 3 to escape the blowback.

lunasun

(21,646 posts)
68. Hey trump
Fri Jan 11, 2019, 01:42 AM
Jan 2019

1. Your soul is an appalling dump heap, overflowing with the most disgraceful assortment of deplorable rubbish imaginable, mangled up in tangled-up knots.

2. You have all the tender sweetness of a seasick crocodile. (2a. Given the choice between the two of you, I’d take the seasick crocodile.)

3. The three best words that best describe you are as follows, and I quote: “Stink, Stank, STUNK.”

4. Your heart’s a dead tomato splotched with moldy purple spots.

5. Your brain is full of spiders.

6. You’re a bad banana with a greasy black peel.

7. You have termites in your smile.

8. You’re as charming as an eel.

9. You nauseate me.

10. You’re a three-decker sauerkraut and toadstool sandwich with arsenic sauce.

11. You’ve got garlic in your soul.

12. I wouldn’t touch you with a thirty-nine and a half foot pole.

13. Your heart is full of unwashed socks.

14. You’re a vile one.

15. Your soul is full of gunk.

16. You’re as cuddly as a cactus.

17. Your heart’s an empty hole.

18. You’re a monster.

19. You’re a foul one.

20. You’re a mean one.

21. You’re a nasty wasty skunk.

22. You’re a rotter.

23. You’re the king of sinful sots.

24. You really are a heel.

25. You’re a crooked jerky jockey and you drive a crooked hoss.

https://theconcourse.deadspin.com/grinch-burns-ranked-1830631157

Vinca

(50,359 posts)
72. He also wants to take money away from California fire disaster funds.
Fri Jan 11, 2019, 08:42 AM
Jan 2019

It's hard to imagine anyone can be as stupid and heartless and self-centered as this.

Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Linda Ed

(493 posts)
86. Gop had 2 years
Fri Jan 11, 2019, 05:35 PM
Jan 2019

Clearly this is not an issue of DEMs Not Wanting a Wall?!?!?! They had 2 years of GOP House and Senate, and couldn't fund this Myth. Republicans alone don't want this either. Shameless

marble falls

(58,048 posts)
88. Everytime you think he's gone to the bottom he plumbs new depths. Ruerto Rico, yet ...
Fri Jan 11, 2019, 06:50 PM
Jan 2019

fortunately Mueller's report is coming. Cohen's speaking openly in the House. It is getting better.

NastyRiffraff

(12,448 posts)
91. This is just vicious
Fri Jan 11, 2019, 07:11 PM
Jan 2019

He's punishing Puerto Rico, in part because he hates Carmen Yulín Cruz, San Juan's mayor who was justifiably highly critical of Trump after Hurricane Maria. Not sure what he has against Texas; Cruz's reaction to stealing relief funds should be interesting.

This is criminal. He's like a spoiled child, testing limits and throwing tantrums when someone like Nancy Pelosi tells him NO. Sadly, so far Republicans are telling him there are NO limits.

homegirl

(1,441 posts)
92. And California
Mon Jan 14, 2019, 04:58 PM
Jan 2019

fire victims. He knows he will never get California's 55 electoral votes so we are to be punished!


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