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George W. Bush Praises Cheap
Labor Immigration: ‘We Ought to
Say Thank You and Welcome Them’

Breitbart Big Government, by John Binder

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/8/2018 7:17:01 PM

Former President George W. Bush praised the inflow of illegal and legal immigrants to the United States, saying Americans should “say ‘Thank you´” to migrants and “welcome them.” Addressing a summit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Bush criticized President Trump’s decision to end the President Obama-created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which gave temporary amnesty to nearly 800,000 illegal aliens. (Snip) “There are people willing to do jobs that Americans won’t do,” Bush told his Arab audience. “Americans don’t want to pick cotton at 105 degrees (Fahrenheit), but there are [migrant] people who want put food on

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It appears that Bush is becoming another Obama by making unnecessary statements while on foreign soil. He sure has changed, and not for the good. Or shall I say, the real George Bush has emerged from out of the shadows. Now it is perfectly clear why meaningful immigration reform that was beneficial to the USA was never accomplished while he was president. He didn´t want it. I´m sick to death of hearing that illegals will do jobs Americans won´t do! Ask the thousands of construction workers who lost their jobs because of illegals how they feel.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 2/8/2018 7:20:04 PM     (No. 11537991)

One of the many reasons why I no longer respect the Bush family.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JediJerry, 2/8/2018 7:22:39 PM     (No. 11537994)

The Bushies have turned Progressive. Buhbye.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: rochow, 2/8/2018 7:24:41 PM     (No. 11537995)

This is the same Bush who was constantly attacked by the punk from Chicago, now he is carrying water for him!
Where was your big mouth then, G.W.B when the Constitution was kicked every day? When US laws were only good enough to be broken?
I am so done with both Bushes!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Nashman, 2/8/2018 7:25:41 PM     (No. 11537997)

And putting a tent city of illegals on his ranch is a good start. Show us the way, George. Show us the way.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dwa, 2/8/2018 7:26:25 PM     (No. 11537998)

Every time GW opens his mouth any more he destroys a little bit more of any positive reputation he had left.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/8/2018 7:29:34 PM     (No. 11538000)

I do not admire a politician that goes to foreign soil to denigrate our country.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jimincalif, 2/8/2018 7:32:05 PM     (No. 11538002)

There are two issues - the principal one is how we will choose to handle these immigrants. Reasonable people can disagree about this.

But the other issue is the rule of law. Obama himself said he did not have the authority to change the law, Congress had to do it. Then Obama did it anyway. All Trump has done is revert to the rule of law. He took an oath to uphold the law and is duty bound. If we the people as represented by Congress don´t like the law, then Congress needs to change the law. This is how our system works, apparently W is misremembering his civics classes.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Aubreyesque, 2/8/2018 7:33:30 PM     (No. 11538004)

Shut up, George. You had your day. Now its time for real America to rise up.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Ozwestie, 2/8/2018 7:33:41 PM     (No. 11538005)

I liked GWB much more when he kept his mouth shut for the last 8 years. What a disappointment he’s turned out to be.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Gop_guys, 2/8/2018 7:33:44 PM     (No. 11538007)

Still love the guy. Saved us from Lurch and ALgore. Did a dayum good job protecting us after 9-11. Still loves and serves the military. He´s just pissy because his no energy baby brother wasted 76 million and got shellacked by Donald Trump. His kinder, gentler approach was always left leaning. We knew it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: web, 2/8/2018 7:34:05 PM     (No. 11538008)

I´ll pick my own cotton, george. Actually, machines do it these days. For those jobs that Americans don´t want to do, is there any reason that people here legally can´t do it? There is no reason that criminals be allowed to stay and take jobs. George and his fellow elites are just worried they won´t get the cheap domestic help they are accustomed to.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Mickturn, 2/8/2018 7:35:30 PM     (No. 11538009)

The truth comes out GW Bush apparently wants slaves for his ranch

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Reply 13 - Posted by: nwcudagal, 2/8/2018 7:36:52 PM     (No. 11538010)

I have lost all respect for GW and wish I had never stood up for him. I live in rural Idaho, and we certainly cannot get along without migrant labor but they should be here with a work visa. They should be here to work and not collect multiple benefits, work under the table, and send most of their money back to Mexico. They don´t end up being cheap labor if the taxpayer is paying for them to live here.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: stencil, 2/8/2018 7:39:05 PM     (No. 11538012)

Hypocrisy, thy name is Bush. This is the economic equivalent of the “soft bigotry of low expectations”.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Cor-Vet, 2/8/2018 7:46:27 PM     (No. 11538016)

Maybe those jobs that Americans won´t do, would be done by Americans if we didn´t pay so many of them to sit home on their keesters drinking, smoking dope and making illegitimate babies!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: MissMann, 2/8/2018 7:54:36 PM     (No. 11538023)

Meanwhile, we feed, house, and educate their children while they send billions $$$ out of the country.

No, I won´t be thanking law-breakers and takers any time soon.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Davids918, 2/8/2018 8:12:12 PM     (No. 11538034)

There is a way, and it doesn´t have to be illegal.

Democrats want illegal immigration, because when they enable them to gain legal status, then possibly citizenship, they´ve been viewed as helping them gain something, and will then be rewarded with votes.

Just make a system that allows for people to come here LEGALLY, work and return, if they´d like, remove the illegal human trafficking component, and open up the legal immigration quotas where people will be processed in the usual way - this normally takes 10-12 years.



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Reply 18 - Posted by: Shucky, 2/8/2018 8:22:22 PM     (No. 11538047)

Either you stand for laws that are just, or you don´t. There is nothing wrong with our immigration laws. It is a nation´s prerogative to set the conditions and limits of immigration. If he doesn´t support that, he doesn´t really support the Constitution. Just another disappointment, like Sessions.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Virtudawg, 2/8/2018 8:32:39 PM     (No. 11538059)

W is fast becoming the post-Presidential Jimmy Carter of the Republican Party

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Reply 20 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 2/8/2018 8:34:16 PM     (No. 11538060)

GWB digs his hole deeper.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Judy, 2/8/2018 8:48:21 PM     (No. 11538075)

I guess Bush’s rule not to trash presidents while in office only pertains to democrats.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: ginadee, 2/8/2018 9:05:49 PM     (No. 11538085)

Mr. Bush, you disappoint me. I´m so sorry that you have gone to the dark side or is this STILL about Jeb!?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: saryden, 2/8/2018 9:06:59 PM     (No. 11538086)

This makes me so sad... (agree #10) but then I think of all that Donald J. Trump has accomplished /is accomplishing... and I´m happy again! Love DJT!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: foont, 2/8/2018 9:16:49 PM     (No. 11538093)

Former leader of the right wing of the progressive party. Mediocre (at best) president of no notable accomplishments. Got us into an endless war in the mid-east by overrunning Iraq then sitting back and letting our troops serve as punching bags for various lunatic Islamist fanatics. I guess the best excuse for this is that he was drawing them in to kill them over there rather than over here. Always was an open borders traitor. Best that can be said of him is that the two fools he ran against would almost certainly have been worse.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: tisHimself, 2/8/2018 9:33:28 PM     (No. 11538103)

Idiot could barely put a verb and a noun together, much less express a cohesive idea of his own.

Mismanaged wars, mismanaged the economy, wanted to give us Harriet Miers, encouraged cheap labor and crony capitalism .

The Bush legacy. Substance abusing mediocre rich errand boys for Wall Street frat boy cohorts.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: doublesharp, 2/8/2018 10:23:22 PM     (No. 11538124)

George was only average IQ and easily led. Basically honest but easy to manipulate. He was better than Gore but far from what he could have been. No more Bushes ever.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 2/8/2018 10:26:56 PM     (No. 11538126)

What Bush and his globalist cronies refuse to admit is that when those illegals become legal, do the Bushies and globalists really think those people will sit still for the cheap labor? I seriously doubt it. If they do get legalized, look for them to immediately leave agriculture and head for the decent paying jobs too.

I suspect this is also about all his globalist Saudi buddies who got purged. All those princes and high officials have been friends of the State Department and the Bushes for decades. The Saudis are even rumored to have foot the bill for some of the less than ethical doings of the State department as well. The whole mess is deeply entwined together and known as the swamp.

I had no problem with him nominating Harriet to the Supreme court. If you check the constitution, being a judge is not even required. When presidents started getting snobby about Ivy League only to the top court, this is when we started having problems with the court.

So what if she didn´t go to one of the Ivy Leagues? They are nothing but a bunch of over educated and brainwashed Leftists in the first place. The dirty little secret about Harriet is that SHE was responsible for picking the Judges that Bush did nominate. Any problems with those guys? Nope.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: god of irony, 2/8/2018 10:41:47 PM     (No. 11538135)

1st of all saying only brown people can work in the heat is insulting and racist.

2d, no one picks cotton any more, it is done by machine but he is so out of touch like his old man he doesn´t know that.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 2/8/2018 10:53:46 PM     (No. 11538140)

I wish the entire Bush Family would take a vow of silence. No wonder so many people hate Republicans. We need people willing to pick cotton in 105 degree heat? W has been a slave owner all this time?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/8/2018 11:44:35 PM     (No. 11538165)

For eight years the liberal and progressive Democrats worked to make the liberal Republican (compassionate conservative) G.W. Bush a national joke. Now old G.W. is doing it to himself.

Establishment Republicans like G.W. Bush are a big reason that the illegal alien situation is so out of control today. Since about 1965 those Republicans allowed the liberal Democrats to say what the immigration laws would be, and during that time period the Democrats ensured that those laws and regulations were loaded so full of legal loopholes that any illegal aliens who hired an immigration lawyer could be assured that it would be at least 5 years before the immigration courts could deport him or her, even if they were criminal aliens, that is as long as they continued to pay their immigration lawyer who knew how to play all the esoteric loopholes to his or her client´s favor. Over decades the establishment Republicans generally could care less as to how the Democrats liberalized the immigration laws and immigration court procedures, as long as whatever was allowed to happen supplied an unlimited amount of cheap foreign labor, illegal or legal, that could easily be hired by the Republican business interests who financed many of the Republican politicians´ war chests, and their political campaigns.

Clearly the Bush family hates President Trump as the result of Trump´s public humiliation of Jeb Bush in the Republican primaries, as it certainly appears that Jeb was being set up by the establishment Republicans to be a stalking horse candidate for the supposed winner Hillary Clinton in the general election. Because of the "outsider" Trump none of that happened and the Bush clan has not forgot or forgiven.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: dvc, 2/9/2018 12:15:15 AM     (No. 11538182)

Thank and welcome the criminal foreigners who are here to steal American jobs?

Yeah, right, el patron.

Looking for cheap Mexican labor so he can lord over them, it would seem.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: pchristopher, 2/9/2018 12:40:00 AM     (No. 11538189)

The Bushes have always been Progressives...they just hide it behind faux folksiness. Thanks God we didn´t get tarred with a 3rd one or the lice-ridden masses would be pouring across the southern border as surely as if Hillary was in office.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: mseegal, 2/9/2018 12:59:06 AM     (No. 11538192)

Especially if they are Muslims who only want to learn to fly planes, not land them. Or how about mow down pedestrians in NYC? Or how about gun down folks at a gay nightclub? Just doing the jobs Americans won´t do!

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Reply 34 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/9/2018 2:16:09 AM     (No. 11538210)

GW started this with 4 million work VISAs during his time in office.

Not only that, American soldiers protected his foreign oil wells during war in Iraq. Not a fan of him letting OBL´s family leave the country either.

The entire Bush family should move to Mexico and take their World Without Borders with them.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Packard Man, 2/9/2018 2:31:59 AM     (No. 11538215)

You pay for ´em, George!

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Reply 36 - Posted by: pensom2, 2/9/2018 2:59:33 AM     (No. 11538226)

It´s legacy time, George. You´re dropping the ball again, George.

The dems used to say that Karl Rove was Dubya´s brain....oh my gosh--were they right?

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/9/2018 4:00:54 AM     (No. 11538231)

Oh sure, let´s welcome more MS-13, more murderers, more scam artists, more welfare leeches, more felons, more border jumpers. Our prisons are full of them. Let´s have some more so Peelousy can claim they contribute mightily to the U.S. economy. I used to stick up for George, but no more now that I´m seeing the light...a RINO on full display.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: southcarolina, 2/9/2018 8:50:34 AM     (No. 11538381)

So easy to understand why gentleman Pres did not criticize Obama. He agreed with him. So sorry to have once believed in him.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 2/9/2018 9:12:20 AM     (No. 11538408)

I stopped at #10 and camped out for a coffee and a little soul-searching. I was totally in the bag for GWB. (Saved everything he ever sent me, until 2016) They haven´t purged their donor rolls because I just got another funding request for his library.

Dubya was what we needed when we needed him. Now President Trump is going the very best he can using what he finds in DC that doesn´t stink to help us rebuild. It´ll take another few months. Donald Trump is a builder.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Robert Jones, 2/9/2018 10:12:45 AM     (No. 11538487)

I guess he acted conservative to get elected. Now we know why he never stood up for the war in Iraq although it was quite justifiable.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Texas544, 2/9/2018 11:31:05 AM     (No. 11538590)

Hank Hill was right way back in 2000. Don´t trust a man with a wimpy handshake.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Italiano, 2/9/2018 11:45:01 AM     (No. 11538611)

W was reportedly offended because he offered Trump the "Kick Me" sign that he wore taped to his butt for eight years, and Trump turned him down.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: jayhawk, 2/9/2018 1:28:15 PM     (No. 11538722)

#42 - Post of the day! Nailed it!

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Reply 44 - Posted by: toodles3956, 2/9/2018 1:49:29 PM     (No. 11538737)

So if Americans don´t want to do the jobs, take away their welfare, food stamps, all medical aid. Bet they may be willing to work then. W has become one of the greatest disappoints in my very long life. And while I´m at it, Mom always said you are judged by the company you keep so what does this say about the great friendship of W and Bill? And, were is all of the money the two of them conned people out of for Haiti? Things are the same there as they were before.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: NotaBene, 2/10/2018 12:47:58 PM     (No. 11539595)

Send them back whence they came from. We cannot afford all the Welfare, Obamacare, housing, destroyed public schools, college scholarships, murder, rape and drunk driving in exchange for nannies.

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Sunday said the GOP needs to find a unifying message to tamp down the “chaotic environment” that seems to dominate political discourse today, citing a narrow victory for Republican Troy Balderson in a special congressional election that should have been a slam dunk for his party. Mr. Balderson appears to have squeaked out a win in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District, where Republicans previously won with “overwhelming numbers,” as the governor put it. That’s raising fears among Republicans about their prospects in swing districts this November. “What you had is a, I think, a message from

More than 100 newspapers will
publish editorials decrying
Trump´s anti-press rhetoric

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CNN, by Brian Stelter    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 8/12/2018 8:36:34 AM     Post Reply
"The dirty war on the free press must end." That´s the idea behind an unusual editorial-writing initiative that has enlisted scores of newspapers across America. The Boston Globe has been contacting newspaper editorial boards and proposing a "coordinated response" to President Trump´s escalating "enemy of the people" rhetoric. "We propose to publish an editorial on August 16 on the dangers of the administration´s assault on the press and ask others to commit to publishing their own editorials on the same date," The Globe said in its pitch to fellow papers. The effort began just a few days ago.

Tennessee executes child killer
Billy Ray Irick with drug that
inflicts ´torturous pain´

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Independent [UK], by Toyin Owoseje    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 8/12/2018 3:54:37 AM     Post Reply
Tennessee has carried out its first execution in nearly a decade using a controversial cocktail of drugs including a lethal ingredient described by the Supreme Court as "chemically burning at the stake". Billy Ray Irick, an inmate convicted of the 1985 rape and murder of seven-year-old Paula Dyer, received a three-drug injection on Thursday night after the US Supreme Court denied a final request to stay his execution. The lethal injection consisted of midazolam, used as sedative during an execution, a muscle-relaxer called vecuronium bromide, and compounded potassium chloride, the agent that stops the heart.

Rubio: ´Best thing´ for
Trump and country is to
allow Mueller investigation
to finish

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Hill, by Brett Samuels    Original Article
Posted By: tisHimself- 8/13/2018 3:20:39 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Sunday that it´s in President Trump´s best interest to let special counsel Robert Mueller complete his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Rubio, appearing on "Fox News Sunday," echoed a number of his Republican colleagues in defending the special counsel in the face of Trump´s call last week for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end the Mueller investigation. Rubio said the "best thing that can happen" for Trump and the country is for the investigation to "run the course and for all the truth to come out."

Harvard Professor Calls For Academic
Blacklisting Of Trump Administration Members

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Daily Wire, by James Barrett    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/13/2018 11:44:42 AM     Post Reply
In an op-ed for the Boston Globe, Dani Rodrik, professor of international political economy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, calls for what is effectively an academic blacklisting of members of the Trump administration, who, Rodrik contends, should be prohibited from receiving "even a semblance of honor or recognition" from the gatekeepers of higher learning. "Universities should uphold both free inquiry and the values of liberal democracy," writes Rodrik. "The first calls for unhindered exchange and interaction with Trumpist views. The second requires that the engagement be carefully calibrated, with not even a semblance of honor or recognition bestowed

Fox News personality Abby Huntsman bids
a tearful farewell to Fox and Friends
Weekends as she jumps ship to ABC´s The View

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Daily Mail (UK), by Emily Crane    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/12/2018 11:10:50 PM     Post Reply
Fox News personality Abby Huntsman has bid a tearful farewell to Fox and Friends Weekends after announcing she was jumping ship to ABC´s The View. Huntsman hosted her last show on Sunday morning after three years with the cable news network. Joined on the couch by her husband and daughter, the 32-year-old tearfully thanked her co-hosts Ed Henry and Pete Hegseth after viewing a montage video of her time on the show. (Photo) ´The last three years have been the most transformative I think of my entire life. I have given my heart and soul to this place, and to

Gallup: Democrats View Socialism
More Positively than Capitalism

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Breitbart Big Government, by Dr. Susan Berry    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/13/2018 6:07:18 PM     Post Reply
A Gallup poll released Monday finds that – for the first time in the poll company’s data collection over the past decade – Democrats view socialism more positively than capitalism. The current survey demonstrates only 47 percent of Democrats view capitalism positively, a drop from 56 percent in 2016. Democrats’ view of socialism, however, has remained positive since 2010, with 57 percent having a positive perspective. Meanwhile, Republicans have remained positive about capitalism, with 71 percent taking that perspective and only 16 percent stating they have a positive view of socialism. The poll finds younger Americans have shown the greatest

´Did you come to the Today show from a
night of clubbing?´ Twitter Blasts Omarosa
over the ´inappropriate´ one-shoulder yellow
dress she wore for an early-morning*

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Daily Mail (UK), by Erica Tempesta    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/13/2018 7:27:07 PM     Post Reply
Omarosa Manigault Newman made headlines on Monday morning following her contentious Today show interview, but it was her bright yellow dress that baffled style critics and left them wondering what she was thinking. The 44-year-old former assistant to the president looked ready for a cocktail reception in a $550 one-shoulder lace dress featuring a sweetheart neckline and scalloped hem when she sat down with Savannah Guthrie in Studio 1A. Omarosa was promoting her tell-all White House memoir, ´Unhinged,´ but her Karen Millen outfit choice prompted swift backlash from those who felt it was ´incredibly inappropriate´ for the morning show and

What I Learned in Secretarial School
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New York Times, by Frank Bruni    Original Article
Posted By: bemused conservative- 8/12/2018 9:19:52 AM     Post Reply
I hate to break it to parents who just sent their college-admission-minded progeny to the Tibetan Plateau to churn yak butter, but the smartest summer I ever spent was in secretarial school. This was back when I was 17, and it wasn’t grist for an essay about a transformative communion with people outside my clique. I wasn’t ripping the blinders from my eyes. I was typing — hour upon hour, day after day, with my shoulders back and my spine straight and my hands just so. My mother had decided that she could no longer bear the tortured stutter of my peck-peck-pecking

The NFL Doesn´t Actually Care
About You, or Your Service

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Weekly Standard, by Matthew Betley    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 8/13/2018 5:14:02 AM     Post Reply
Last year, when the kneeling controversy erupted like a California wildfire and the president launched a series of attacks on the NFL and Colin Kaepernick, I argued that cooler heads should prevail and a middle ground could be reached by both sides. Like the recovering alcoholic I am, I must have been in denial, hoping like a chronic gambler that Roger Goodell would do the right thing, or even just do his job. Obviously, I was wrong, because here we are again, my friends: another year, another round of protests. And all because the NFL and Roger Goodell have been

Omarosa airs tapes on ‘Meet the Press,’
says Trump has ‘mentally declined’

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Politico Magazine, by Anna Palmer, Jake Sherman*    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 8/12/2018 12:10:06 PM     Post Reply
Chuck Todd played a tape on NBC’S “Meet The Press” that appears to have Chief of Staff John Kelly firing Omarosa Manigault Newman. This is allegedly from the situation room in the White House. Again, let that sink in. An adviser to the president brought a recording device into the situation room to record the chief of staff. Omarosa first spoke to Kelly when he was firing her, according to a tape of their conversation aired on “Meet the Press.” Watch this video, which has Kelly saying that he wanted the departure to be friendly, so there would be no

Watch – Antifa Chants Death to America:
‘No Borders! No Wall! No USA at All!’

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Breitbart Big Government, by John Binder    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/12/2018 10:58:49 PM     Post Reply
Open borders protesters and members of the left-wing anarchist group Antifa chanted death to America during a counter-protest in Washington, DC, on Sunday. In a video by Breitbart News’ Ian Mason, Antifa members and open borders activists can be heard and seen marching down streets throughout Washington, DC, demanding an end to the United States. “No border, no wall, no USA at all!” Antifa and open borders activists chanted. The mob of left-wing activists carried red flags and wore all black with masks and helmets on their heads as a counter-protest to the “Unite the Right 2” protest that took


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