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Old 01-11-2018, 08:25 PM   #821
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Old 01-11-2018, 10:24 PM   #822
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Hey, but this plays to his base of a few million white people.

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Old 01-12-2018, 08:31 AM   #824
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Last year didn't he go after Rep John Lewis on/around MLK day? He knows how to commemorate.

Of course he's denying that he used that exact language. I say he lies.
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Re: Trump's "shithole" comments, I always find it weird how he and other politicians will harp on and on about how the fact we have people from other countries flocking here is proof of how great our country is...only to then insult and mock the people who do come here, and treat them like second-class citizens.
Trump's tasteless comments aside, the US is still one of the best, most generous, welcoming countries for immigrants in the world...and this data is based partially on the experiences of immigrants themselves.

And not to put too fine a point on it, but they're not "second class citizens"...they're not citizens at all (well, not of the US anyway, at least initially). There's no country in the world that gives non-citizens the all the same rights and privileges as citizens. In fact many countries have long term "guest workers" who essentially act as the servant class for their citizens, who have no path to citizenship at all.

And Trump's comments, while again ugly, actually reflect what is the law in most countries...preferred immigration status is given to those with needed skills or money to invest (though apparently, and stupidly, Trump seems to want to curb the former).

That said, obviously hateful, false rhetoric about law abiding immigrants should have no place in political discourse. But then we already know who Donald Trump is.

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Tens of millions.
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Nick... preferred immigration exists in the United States as well... for skilled workers and investors.
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Old 01-12-2018, 09:19 AM   #827
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Nick... preferred immigration exists in the United States as well... for skilled workers and investors.
Um yeah I know. I never said otherwise.
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Um yeah I know. I never said otherwise.


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And Trump's comments, while again ugly, actually reflect what is the law in most countries...preferred immigration status is given to those with needed skills or money to invest (though apparently, and stupidly, Trump seems to want to curb the former).

Blah blah blah the line "comments [...] actually reflect what is the law in most countries" suggests that the prior subject factoid was somehow either unbeknown to the reader or otherwise not the standard law in Trump's country.
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Old 01-12-2018, 09:53 AM   #829
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Your clue, if it wasn’t already perfectly clear, was that I go on to say “Trump seems to want to curb the former”. He cant curb it if it doesn’t exist. Whether this factoid was, as you say, unknown to the reader, I can’t say.

I’m sorry you’re confused.
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I'm sorry you're condescending.
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How many people got emails from their IT department for googling "stormy daniels" tonight?
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Wasn't sure 2018 could get any crazier

But

Trump does have a way with getting the ratings.

This week alone he's:

Book released which documents how stupid he is
Claimed to be Stable Genius, and like really smart
Screwed up FISA talks with Tweet
Said won't meet with Mueller, denying Collusion 300 Billion times
Made yet another racist statement, calling African countries Shitholes (as well as Haiti)
Reports coming out silenced porn star about affair

It's exhausting, and I probably missed something
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Wasn't sure 2018 could get any crazier

But

Trump does have a way with getting the ratings.

This week alone he's:

Book released which documents how stupid he is
Claimed to be Stable Genius, and like really smart
Screwed up FISA talks with Tweet
Said won't meet with Mueller, denying Collusion 300 Billion times
Made yet another racist statement, calling African countries Shitholes (as well as Haiti)
Reports coming out silenced porn star about affair

It's exhausting, and I probably missed something
A quiet day at the office.
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Ew@the thought of Trump with a porn star. She definitely lowered all of her standards if that's true.

Inside Edition put a guy on Trump's Diet Coke red meat McDonald's diet. He never slept and gained 10 pounds in a week. Trump had his physical today and the WH actually announced that mental health wasn't part of it. Ummmm...
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The porn star thing is the least surprising and least upsetting Trump rumor I've seen. Earns a legit shrug from me.
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I hadn't even heard about this "porn star" rumor until this thread.

And I'm not sure I want to know the details anyway, simply because anything related to Trump and sex is something I just really want to block out of my mind altogether.
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The porn star thing is the least surprising and least upsetting Trump rumor I've seen. Earns a legit shrug from me.


Exactly. Though Ben Shapiro was funny for the first time ever in his response to the story.

Has The Con cheated on his wife? Sure
Has The Con had sex with porn stars? Sure
Will the evangelicals still rank him above Jesus? Absofuckinlutely
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