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Old 06-29-18, 09:35 PM
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"Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

I am going to a local rally. Is anyone else attending?

Here's the website where you can find rally info.

This problem hasn't been solved because most parents and children still haven't been reunited. The Trump administration apparently isn't separating any more families, but the damage has clearly already been done. Given that this problem was discussed by multiple members of the Trump administration months before the policy was implemented, some people believe that Trump and his and his aides intentionally broke up these families to send messages to the GOP base and potential asylum seekers and illegal immigrants.
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Best thing to do is to set up voter registration booths all over the country and encouraging others to encourage others to go out and vote. Keep it peaceful and bring lots of water.
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Re: "Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

Why not both? I'm registering voters later this year.
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Re: "Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

Families do belong together. I’ll be spending this Saturday with my family.
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Re: "Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

Originally Posted by Mabuse View Post
Families do belong together. Iíll be spending this Saturday with my family.
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Re: "Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

Originally Posted by Mabuse View Post
Families do belong together. Iíll be spending this Saturday with my family.
I'm glad to hear that your entire family will be attending a rally.
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Re: "Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

I know what you meant. It didn't make sense. People can spend time with their family anywhere.
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Re: "Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

Planning to attend
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Re: "Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

Originally Posted by Mabuse View Post
Families do belong together. Iíll be spending this Saturday with my family.
Great idea.


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People can spend time with their family anywhere.

We will probably go to a movie together - and Not for long, one leaving for college in the fall.
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Re: "Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

There's one in DTLA this morning.

EDIT - and to those responding in a glib-like fashion - must be nice to spend time with your families while others are being separated by your dear orange leader. These are just dirty brown people who don't matter. Please check your privilege at the door, guys.

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Re: "Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

Since this is the politics forum and the thread is about a political rally, Iíd ask those who were so moved to comment with their weekend plans and picnic menus if they wanted to address the subject a bit more, in the spirit of the forum.

I canít attend because Iíll be working but I support the rallies and the intent to address the problem.
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Re: "Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

Originally Posted by Why So Blu? View Post
There's one in DTLA this morning.

EDIT - and to those responding in a glib-like fashion - must be nice to spend time with your families while others are being separated by your dear orange leader. These are just dirty brown people who don't matter. Please check your privilege at the door, guys.

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Since this is the politics forum and the thread is about a political rally, Iíd ask those who were so moved to comment with their weekend plans and picnic menus if they wanted to address the subject a bit more, in the spirit of the forum.

I canít attend because Iíll be working but I support the rallies and the intent to address the problem.

I know shitposting was practically invented here at DVDTalk, but maybe, just maybe, it's gotten a little stale, boys.
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Re: "Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

Yeah, this wasn't a thread asking about everyone's weekend plans.
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Got some sparklers for the kids, but unfortunately most of the cool fireworks are illegal around here.
That's interesting.. I was curious and saw that they are banned in the entire state. Even here in California where we have brush fires on a daily basis they aren't banned like that. I can drive 20 miles away to a place that has them legally and light them off. That seems kinda crazy for a state law.. it's not like Florida has a ton of hills and stuff that easily burn.
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^ And they know. They're a tolerant bunch. #assholes
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Re: "Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

Originally Posted by Why So Blu? View Post
There's one in DTLA this morning.

EDIT - and to those responding in a glib-like fashion - must be nice to spend time with your families while others are being separated by your dear orange leader. These are just dirty brown people who don't matter. Please check your privilege at the door, guys.
Someone responding with a glib take in a thread - Hummmm.

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Re: "Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

Originally Posted by Why So Blu? View Post
There's one in DTLA this morning.

EDIT - and to those responding in a glib-like fashion - must be nice to spend time with your families while others are being separated by your dear orange leader. These are just dirty brown people who don't matter. Please check your privilege at the door, guys.

It’s not “nice” it fuckin’ rocks! Kickass high five!

Have fun in downtown Hell-A at the SJW circle jerk. I’ll be at the beach.

But all joking aside, seriously, have fun. I mean it. Have fun.
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Re: "Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

Originally Posted by Why So Blu? View Post
There's one in DTLA this morning.

EDIT - and to those responding in a glib-like fashion - must be nice to spend time with your families while others are being separated by your dear orange leader. These are just dirty brown people who don't matter. Please check your privilege at the door, guys.



My wife, daughter and in-laws are going to a demonstration here in Vegas along with the organizer for the Rosen Senate campaign that we will be housing for the next 4-5 months. I've got to work or I'd be there as well. Hope it's not too hot.

My wife told our Mexican cleaning lady yesterday about how she was planning on going to the demonstration and how much the policy upsets her. She burst into tears and told her how scared she was for her family and friends. She talked about how she knew people who died trying to make it here and how they wouldn't have tried if things weren't so desperate back home. She talked about how everyone else she works for is a Trump supporter and how they say disparaging things about "Dirty Mexicans" right in front of her. It was awful and it really upset us both.
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I never say ANYTHING about dirty Mexicans in front of my maid.

Actually I clean my house myself.

It really is a bummer how fucked up the Latin American nations are that their people are so desperate to flee. My heart definitely does go out to such refugees and such situations. It’s also probably worth noting the dirty secret no one talks about: How shitty Mexico treats people passing through.
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Re: "Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

I will be out of town but obviously stand in solidarity. The next step will be fighting extended or indefinite detention of families.

As for the posters who are treating this like a joke, well, the privilege to ignore massive groups of marginalized people sure must be nice.
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I noticed my brother took his family and even out of town guests!

They are showing that they care about more than just their own lives, I guess.

Anyway, I started a 4th of July plans thread in Otter for those who would rather discuss that ...
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Re: "Families Belong Together" rallies are this Saturday.

I'm back. The rally was a pretty typical one, and it was well-attended for the area. Good to see.

I have one notable thing to report. A few cars filled with Trump supporters drove by to heckle us and wave signs. One guy was wearing a NAZI HELMET (WW2 German Army helmet). I didn't get a picture, but I'm totally certain. I was standing just feet away with a clear line of sight, and the guys were stopped at a traffic light. They drove by a few times.

It looks like these helmets are available on Amazon and elsewhere.

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Just making America great again.
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I'm back. The rally was a pretty typical one, and it was well-attended for the area. Good to see.

I have one notable thing to report. A few cars filled with Trump supporters drove by to heckle us and wave signs. One guy was wearing a NAZI HELMET (WW2 German Army helmet). I didn't get a picture, but I'm totally certain. I was standing just feet away with a clear line of sight, and the guys were stopped at a traffic light. They drove by a few times.

It looks like these helmets are available on Amazon and elsewhere.


They must have been on their way to Mabuse’s family gathering.

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