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Old 01-20-18, 06:42 PM
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"Browner immigrants" sounds pretty racist in itself, if you're still looking for self-amusement.
Hey, maybe you could comment on whether cutting legal immigration to the US is a good idea. OR you could just...

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Old 01-20-18, 06:45 PM
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It's too bad Trump sandbagged the bipartisan deal both parties came to him with.
I would have liked to have that "deal" put through, provided it did not provide any funding for a wall. However, you don't really believe there was any chance in hell that such a deal would ever have passed, do you?


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There's definitely some racism involved. It's also a political strategy. They need to keep the number of immigrants coming in low so the white voters (who don't have the birth rate to compete) who vote Republican are not overwhelmed by browner immigrants who tend to vote Democrat. I guess you could try coming up with better ideas, but this strategy might work as well if the voters let them.
I agree with the motives of many Republicans, but wonder why you don't ascribe similar motives to many Democrats?
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re: Official Trump Presidency Thread Part 2: Hope Floats

Well, if you are going to play the voting game then it should be fair. Republicans don't want fair, they want control.
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Hey, maybe you could comment on whether cutting legal immigration to the US is a good idea. OR you could just...

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I agree with the motives of many Republicans, but wonder why you don't ascribe similar motives to many Democrats?
When the Dems begin trying to stop poor rural whites from voting in the name of voter fraud I'll start getting concerned.
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When the Dems begin trying to stop poor rural whites from voting in the name of voter fraud I'll start getting concerned.
Except that has little to do with what I asked you.
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TFW you work in the Party of Trump. Republicans say, "We'd really like to help young people across the country who face the possibility of sickness or deportation, but what's in it for us?"

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Old 01-20-18, 07:29 PM
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VinVega, aren't you from Florida?

I'm really interested to see what happens there in the next few months with the Puerto Rico situation. That's a state can really go blue in a hurry if Puerto Ricans get registered.

As for the current mess, I blame Trump (more his subordinates and Cotton, I think Trump is a child) completely for cutting off DACA and putting that into play, knowing full well it was a chip to play for his dream wall. People can call DACA an unconstitutional act, but as far as I know nobody was harmed by it to have standing to file a lawsuit. It should have stood and it is a great policy IMO.

That being said, immigration policy should not drive our budget.

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re: Official Trump Presidency Thread Part 2: Hope Floats

Gross...


Here are other presidents sitting at the resolute desk.
Try to notice what's different between them and trump...

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Spoiler:
The men who came before trump all display photos of family, friends, vacations, etc, but not trump
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*sigh*
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Originally Posted by slop101 View Post
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The men who came before trump all display photos of family, friends, vacations, etc, but not trump
They also all (besides Trump) have paperwork on their desks, as well as the taste/decency to not wear a baseball cap with a suit in the oval office.

I'm surprised Trump is using the same desk as Obama. I assumed he'd had it destroyed.
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MAGA

Look at how his coat is bulging out, he is only 239?
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VinVega, aren't you from Florida?

I'm really interested to see what happens there in the next few months with the Puerto Rico situation. That's a state can really go blue in a hurry if Puerto Ricans get registered.

As for the current mess, I blame Trump (more his subordinates and Cotton, I think Trump is a child) completely for cutting off DACA and putting that into play, knowing full well it was a chip to play for his dream wall. People can call DACA an unconstitutional act, but as far as I know nobody was harmed by it to have standing to file a lawsuit. It should have stood and it is a great policy IMO.

That being said, immigration policy should not drive our budget.
I can fill in on this. Orlando has welcomed Puerto Ricans in a huge way. The Orlando International Airport has staff ready to receive folks from the island with orientation and assistance. Most folks I know have welcomed them with no problems and actually we have tried helping quite a few get jobs at our production plant. Some don't speak English, but we help them out as needed. 80% of the folks in production speak Spanish anyways so it is not that difficult.

As for elections, the mass exodus from the Island to Florida is considerable. Whether that will translate to votes is another story. The truth is you have a huge retirement population which consistently grows here in Florida. These old farts vote Republican and they actually go out and vote. Next State elections will be similar to the 2016 elections. Puerto Ricans did not move to The Villages or rural areas, they moved to mostly urban areas which vote Democrat anyways. It will be a coin tossup.
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re: Official Trump Presidency Thread Part 2: Hope Floats

Originally Posted by slop101 View Post
Gross...

https://twitter.com/rebeccaballhaus/...63479692976130

Here are other presidents sitting at the resolute desk.
Try to notice what's different between them and trump...

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Spoiler:
The men who came before trump all display photos of family, friends, vacations, etc, but not trump
Hm. What I noticed (before seeing what you pointed out) was that Trump's desk was completely devoid of anything resembling work.
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Anyone who actually believes that’s a photo of Trump “working” is delusional.
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That lady is wrong. You don't need 3 forms of ID to renew a drivers license.

To get a DOD ID card for Secret clearance, assuming you've passed clearance checks, you need only a driver's license and social security card or passport to get your DOD ID card.
So it's harder to get a New Mexico driver's license even than a DOD ID card for Secret clearance.

http://www.mvd.newmexico.gov/uploads...20Docs%206.pdf
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Trump would probably have a picture of Ivanka and 12 of himself.
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So it's harder to get a New Mexico driver's license even than a DOD ID card for Secret clearance.

http://www.mvd.newmexico.gov/uploads...20Docs%206.pdf
Apparently, but again, that's passing the background check for the clearance (the SF-86).

Glad I already have a drivers license in VA. I just renew it now online. Lord knows what it requires to get a brand new one now.
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So it's harder to get a New Mexico driver's license even than a DOD ID card for Secret clearance.

http://www.mvd.newmexico.gov/uploads...20Docs%206.pdf
Do you need to go through an FBI background check to get a New Mexico driver's license?
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I swear to god - I haven't that hard in awhile. Thanks, Breakfast. I needed that.
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MAGA

Get a load of all the nauseatingly smiling sycophants gathered around His Nothingness, as if there were the first thing to admire about that lumpy mound of putrid flesh.
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They also all (besides Trump) have paperwork on their desks
That struck me immediately as well. Gee, one would think someone in his position has stacks of folders and documents to carefully peruse. No doubt he's calling Misty at the phone-sex hotline or checking tomorrow's tee time. What an unmitigated schmuck.
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Except that has little to do with what I asked you.
Well it was pretty general your comment. If you have something specific in mind I'll address it.
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