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Postby Page » Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:55 am

Trump declaring an emergency for his wall is the political equivalent of calling 911 cause McDonald's wouldn't take your expired coupon.
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Postby Western Vale Confederacy » Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:17 am

Page wrote:Trump declaring an emergency for his wall is the political equivalent of calling 911 cause McDonald's wouldn't take your expired coupon.


That is basically it, yeah.

Calling a state of national emergency over such a trivial aspect of border security is pathetic and sets a poor example for the future.

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Postby Vassenor » Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:18 am

Page wrote:Trump declaring an emergency for his wall is the political equivalent of calling 911 cause McDonald's wouldn't take your expired coupon.


So basically the Trump Administration has reached peak entitled white person levels?
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Postby Dumb Ideologies » Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:21 am

Vassenor wrote:
Page wrote:Trump declaring an emergency for his wall is the political equivalent of calling 911 cause McDonald's wouldn't take your expired coupon.


So basically the Trump Administration has reached peak entitled white person levels?


Imagine thinking that feelings of entitlement are a race-specific thing.
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Postby Western Vale Confederacy » Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:21 am

Vassenor wrote:
Page wrote:Trump declaring an emergency for his wall is the political equivalent of calling 911 cause McDonald's wouldn't take your expired coupon.


So basically the Trump Administration has reached peak entitled white person levels?


Unnecessary, Vass, highly unnecessary.

Inappropriate and condescending as well.
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Postby The Grims » Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:42 am

Dumb Ideologies wrote:
Vassenor wrote:
So basically the Trump Administration has reached peak entitled white person levels?


Imagine thinking that feelings of entitlement are a race-specific thing.


Isn't that why it is called the white house ?

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Postby Vassenor » Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:50 am

Dumb Ideologies wrote:
Vassenor wrote:
So basically the Trump Administration has reached peak entitled white person levels?


Imagine thinking that feelings of entitlement are a race-specific thing.


So which ethnic group tends to be the "I want to speak to your manager" one?
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Postby Western Vale Confederacy » Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:53 am

Vassenor wrote:
Dumb Ideologies wrote:
Imagine thinking that feelings of entitlement are a race-specific thing.


So which ethnic group tends to be the "I want to speak to your manager" one?


Oh, you wanna play the stereotypes game, eh?

‘Cause I’m very good at that.

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Postby Thermodolia » Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:58 am

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Valrifell wrote:If the National Emergency declatation goes unchallenged, the writing is officially on the wall, the Republic is dead. The ship of state sank and it's time to get out.

I think you’re overreacting quite a bit here, while stupid as fuck, a national emergency isn’t going to crown Trump the Autocratic Supreme God Emperor of America and Beyond. The only thing he’ll be able to do in this case is siphon money from wherever he’ll siphon money from to pay for ego wall.

And piss off the military or FEMA in the process. As those are the only two sources the funds can legally come from
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Postby Space Captain Brian Surgeon » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:01 am

Thermodolia wrote:
The Greater Ohio Valley wrote:I think you’re overreacting quite a bit here, while stupid as fuck, a national emergency isn’t going to crown Trump the Autocratic Supreme God Emperor of America and Beyond. The only thing he’ll be able to do in this case is siphon money from wherever he’ll siphon money from to pay for ego wall.

And piss off the military or FEMA in the process. As those are the only two sources the funds can legally come from


Hasn't the head of FEMA coincidentally just announced he is leaving the job?

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Postby Thermodolia » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:04 am

Idzequitch wrote:
The Greater Ohio Valley wrote:I think you’re overreacting quite a bit here, while stupid as fuck, a national emergency isn’t going to crown Trump the Autocratic Supreme God Emperor of America and Beyond. The only thing he’ll be able to do in this case is siphon money from wherever he’ll siphon money from to pay for ego wall.

It's a pretty huge reach as far as his executive power goes. If he gets away with it, he will have greatly increased the influence of his own position (a la Chancellor Palpatine, if you get Star Wars references), severely weakening the characteristics that allow us to define the USA as a republic.

However this is technically legal
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Postby Thermodolia » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:05 am

Vassenor wrote:
Dumb Ideologies wrote:
Imagine thinking that feelings of entitlement are a race-specific thing.


So which ethnic group tends to be the "I want to speak to your manager" one?

All of them. I guess you’ve never been to the south because I can think of several non-white people who pull that
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Postby Thermodolia » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:05 am

Space Captain Brian Surgeon wrote:
Thermodolia wrote:And piss off the military or FEMA in the process. As those are the only two sources the funds can legally come from


Hasn't the head of FEMA coincidentally just announced he is leaving the job?

Yes he did
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Postby Valrifell » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:18 am

Vassenor wrote:
Dumb Ideologies wrote:
Imagine thinking that feelings of entitlement are a race-specific thing.


So which ethnic group tends to be the "I want to speak to your manager" one?


It's not a racial stereotype, they just have to be named Susan, soccer mom of four.
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Postby Corrian » Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:03 am

Western Vale Confederacy wrote:
Vassenor wrote:
So basically the Trump Administration has reached peak entitled white person levels?


Unnecessary, Vass, highly unnecessary.

Inappropriate and condescending as well.

I thought it was funny.
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Postby Seangoli » Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:05 am

Vassenor wrote:
Dumb Ideologies wrote:
Imagine thinking that feelings of entitlement are a race-specific thing.


So which ethnic group tends to be the "I want to speak to your manager" one?


To be blunt. All of them.

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Postby Hurtful Thoughts » Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:07 pm

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Hurtful Thoughts wrote:Probably the later since it's Google on google, googling google.

CNN does show up... sorta... but only stuff that's over 48 hours old. Occassionally it puts stuff from 2017 as "most recent events".

This might change your world...check this out. That little bar above the webpage in your browser...probably starts with https:// and then a bunch of stuff? You can just type in 'cnn.com' or 'foxnews.com' or nytimes.com...and then you'll just go straight to the page. So like when a national news story like this happens, pretty much all of them will be covering. I know! It's crazy, right? Change your fucking world.

But all CNN wants to headline for me is Collin Kaepernick's settlement.

That and cooking recipes.

And good luck searching for something with their site's search engine.

Western Vale Confederacy wrote:
Page wrote:Trump declaring an emergency for his wall is the political equivalent of calling 911 cause McDonald's wouldn't take your expired coupon.


That is basically it, yeah.

Calling a state of national emergency over such a trivial aspect of border security is pathetic and sets a poor example for the future.

Well, to be fair, when the steel-mills shut-down to to labor issues, Ike issued a state of emergency to get people to operate the mills for a few days until the courts deemed the act unconstitutional.

Which was more-or-less re-applied in Little Rock, Arkansas to enforce integration of schools using active-serving federal soldiers (101st div).

Back when those were done, there were people that thought such actions were overreactions and completely unnecessary.
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Postby Greater La Habana Cuba and Miami Shores » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:40 pm

President Trump has just declared a national emergency, due to the Democrats in congress shameful intransigence on the legal and illegal immigration issue, if it were not for President Trump the Democrats would have welcomed all of the Honduran Caravan with open arms even if they don't qualify for any kind of asylum, as most don't qualify. So will the Democrats in congress with their majority in the House and minority in the Senate try to impeach President Trump out of office, making those predictions we have been reading about in the Press come true? If they do they will not like President Pence either, and his Vice Presidential Pick, which I hope would be Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz, who would be the first Cuban American Hispanic Vice President and even a Jew ban.

In about 5 minutes into the video.

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Postby Tobleste » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:42 pm

Western Vale Confederacy wrote:
Page wrote:Trump declaring an emergency for his wall is the political equivalent of calling 911 cause McDonald's wouldn't take your expired coupon.


That is basically it, yeah.

Calling a state of national emergency over such a trivial aspect of border security is pathetic and sets a poor example for the future.


He didn't run on improving border security. He ran on building an amazing wall to keep out the bad hombres. Pathetic and poor examples are his MO. Anyone who supports/ed him either knew this or was stupid.
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Postby Goldenson » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:44 pm

So it looks like we will be getting anti-ram barriers in the community, high-traffic areas and bollard barriers in the less hospitable places?

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Postby Greater La Habana Cuba and Miami Shores » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:45 pm

Tobleste wrote:
Western Vale Confederacy wrote:
That is basically it, yeah.

Calling a state of national emergency over such a trivial aspect of border security is pathetic and sets a poor example for the future.


He didn't run on improving border security. He ran on building an amazing wall to keep out the bad hombres. Pathetic and poor examples are his MO. Anyone who supports/ed him either knew this or was stupid.

The emergency is based on the Democrats in Congress shameful support of illegal immigration and calling it legal immigration.
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Postby Valrifell » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:46 pm

Goldenson wrote:So it looks like we will be getting anti-ram barriers in the community, high-traffic areas and bollard barriers in the less hospitable places?


There are going to be several court cases regarding eminent domain and hos his right to do this, those will probably come with hold orders which will indefinitely delay progress.

I sincerely believe the wall will never actually see the light of day, he's barely reached the first step.
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Postby Valrifell » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:47 pm

Greater La Habana Cuba and Miami Shores wrote:
Tobleste wrote:
He didn't run on improving border security. He ran on building an amazing wall to keep out the bad hombres. Pathetic and poor examples are his MO. Anyone who supports/ed him either knew this or was stupid.

The emergency is based on the Democrats in Congress shameful support of illegal immigration and calling it legal immigration.


I, too, support returning victims of Castro's regime to Cuba.
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Postby Greater La Habana Cuba and Miami Shores » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:52 pm

Valrifell wrote:
Greater La Habana Cuba and Miami Shores wrote:The emergency is based on the Democrats in Congress shameful support of illegal immigration and calling it legal immigration.


I, too, support returning victims of Castro's regime to Cuba.

Yes like President Obama turned back Cubans at the US Mexican border and the leftist media did not object. I supported the end of the wet foot, dry foot policy on Cuba because it was not fair to other potential immigrant groups, not for the reasons Obama did it, for his so called legacy on Cuba, improving economic, political, cultural and tourist relations with the undemocratic eternal revolution of Cuba under Fidel, Raúl and Diaz-Canel, lol.
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Postby Trumptonium1 » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:53 pm

Valrifell wrote:
Greater La Habana Cuba and Miami Shores wrote:The emergency is based on the Democrats in Congress shameful support of illegal immigration and calling it legal immigration.


I, too, support returning victims of Castro's regime to Cuba.


So all these Guatemalans are escaping an oppressive dictatorship?

How many Cubans are smuggling drugs?
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