Paul Revere by Cyrus Dallin, North End, Boston

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect, then GET OUT!




Donald Trump Hits Back At San Juan’s ‘Nasty’ Mayor Over Maria Response Criticism




The problem is Trump wanted credit faster than it was deserved, and then wanted the Puerto Rican problem to go away. He didn't understand. He still doesn’t. 
It is exactly for that reason we said he was unqualified to be president. And we were right.



The general in charge of the PR recovery disagrees with #45:


via DailyKos:


The general in charge disagrees with Trump, who just makes sh*t up to feed his base.




Trump slams Puerto Rico: ‘They want everything to be done for them’ 



When people have no homes, no transportation, no power, no food, no clean water, no money, no medical supplies, no communication ability, yes, they do need things to be done for them. 

Trump is a failure of a president and a disgusting bigot. 


PS. He golfed last weekend and is golfing this weekend while telling Puerto Ricans to stop being so lazy!

Friday, September 29, 2017

What it would sound like...


if we had a real American as POTUS, instead of racist DJT:




YOUR DAILY REMINDER








Also, a reminder of this: 



So-called President Donald Trump is unfit for office, isn't level-headed, and should stop tweeting, a majority of voters said in a Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday. 

Overall, 56% of voters say Trump is not fit to serve as president. 

Trump's disapproval rating is 57%, with only 36% of voters approving of the job he's doing amid his administration's response to the devastation in Puerto Rico and his party's failure to pass legislation repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act.

via Democratic Underground:




Thursday, September 28, 2017

Jones Act Lifted for P.R. Disaster Relief

UPDATE 2

Thanks to Dave Miller for finding out that The Hill reported an "unproven" story, according to Snopes, on the Trump administration charging evacuees full plane fare. According to Dave, The Hill reported this unproven information from another source. I had read it from more than one source, but reported it from The Hill because I believed The Hill was reliable. Apparently it is not in this instance.


THE FOLLOWING STORY IS UNPROVEN, ACCORDING TO SNOPES:


BREAKING: The Trump administration is reportedly forcing evacuees from Puerto Rico to sign promissory notes and surrender their passports to guarantee full repayment for full-fare transportation costs off the devastated island.Yet taxpayers have to pick up the tab for private planes for Trump's staff and personal trips to Mar-a-Lago.



#45's first instinct is to consider the profits of "shippers," not American lives:

POLITICS 
09/27/2017 08:12 pm ET Updated 30 minutes ago

Trump: ‘A Lot Of Shippers’ Don’t Want Me To Waive The Jones Act To Help Puerto Rico







Thursday, September 28, 2017


Trump lifts Jones Act to bolster Puerto Rico relief

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Apocalyptic Devastation in Puerto Rico




The Trump administration has refused to waive federal restrictions on foreign ships carrying life-saving supplies to Puerto Rico – a concession it readily made for Texas and Florida in the cases of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.







'Apocalyptic' devastation in Puerto Rico, and little help in sight



Hurricane Maria whipped Puerto Rico with Irma-level winds, drenched the island with Harvey-level flooding, crippled communications, decimated buildings and damaged a dam that puts downstream residents at risk of catastrophe. 


 But help has been slow to come to communities where the devastation is described as "apocalyptic," officials and residents argue. Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said the island faces a humanitarian crisis. He urged Congress to approve a commensurate aid package as the US commonwealth, already hammered by a prolonged economic crisis, tries to get back on its feet. 

The governor joined others in emphasizing that Puerto Ricans are American citizens. "We need something tangible, a bill that actually answers to our need right now," he said. "Otherwise, there will be ... a massive exodus to the (mainland) United States."


As humanitarian crisis unfolds in Puerto Rico, Trump tweets about island's "massive debt" 

Officials are calling the devastation in Puerto Rico a humanitarian disaster. Six days after Hurricane Maria hit, millions are struggling for basic necessities like adequate food, water, fuel and electricity. Eighty percent of the island's transmission lines are down, and power may not be restored for more than a month. 

 In a series of tweets Monday night, President Trump said the U.S. territory's old electrical grid was "devastated." 

He also appeared critical of the island's financial problems, tweeting they owed "billions of dollars to Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with."





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As American men, women, children, and infants go without clean water, food, power, medical help, and other necessities of life, President Dirtbag choses a humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico to criticize the island's financial woes.

As I've said before, Trump hasn't an ounce of human empathy or decency in him, and he proves that truth again and again. His totally inappropriate twitter rant directed at the suffering men, women, children, and infants is beyond disgusting.

America and the world heard the so-called POTUS over the weekend express his racist and anti-American thoughts on peaceful protests. That was followed by a shockingly callous disregard of the catastrophic human suffering our fellow Americans are experiencing.

Never let them forget:  The rabid right wingers own Trump and all his mental deformities.

Dallas Sportscaster, Dale Hansen, Sums Up the "Take a Knee" Issue Perfectly





Sunday, September 24, 2017





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"Maybe the most horrible thing about having Donald Trump in the White House is the power it gives him to make people talk about Donald Trump. Because, really, that guy is simply disgusting. 

 Oh, and complaining about football is also Trump’s way of distracting you from the fact that it increasingly seems like Robert Mueller is going to come along and say “Get that son of a bitch out of that office, right now.” Which is going to make Mueller the most popular person in the world." --Mark Sumner, daily kos

Saturday, September 23, 2017

No surprise here.



A neo-Nazi plowed his car into a group of people in Charlottesville, North Carolina, last month, killing one young woman and injuring 19 others. Trump responded by saying there were bad people on both sides and that some of those neo-Nazis were "nice people."

An African-American athlete who exercised his Constitutional right of free speech by kneeling for the national anthem as a protest in response to the killings of unarmed African-Americans was called a "son-of-a-bitch" by Trump at a rally in Birmingham, Alabama, last night, where Trump also encouraged the NFL to fire all athletes who peacefully protest and who exercise their Constitutional rights.

Trump showed America and the world his utter contempt for our Constitutional guarantees, while at the same time he reminded us that his sympathies lie with the white supremacists and neo-Nazis and not with American values.

That's what's living in America's White House. 

And that's what the GOP supports.




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Friday, September 22, 2017

RUSSIA'S HOAX




AND HIS PATHETIC TWEETS ABOUT THE SUPERIOR WOMAN WHO BEAT HIM BY 
3 MILLION VOTES.

WHAT A SILLY DOTARD HE IS!


The Russia hoax continues, now it's ads on Facebook. What about the totally biased and dishonest Media coverage in favor of Crooked Hillary?

The greatest influence over our election was the Fake News Media "screaming" for Crooked Hillary Clinton. Next, she was a bad candidate!


The LA Times is reporting that Trump's aides cautioned him to NOT attack North Korea's Kim Jong Un in his speech to the UN, and Trump ignored them. He ignored H.R. McMaster and others and recklessly put America and all of us in harm's way.

Donald Trump is the greatest threat facing the United States.

Clueless Trump




Senator Graham brags about who's supporting his and Sen Cassidy's Deathcare bill








Graham on building support for health care: "I've got Alan Greenspan, Jeb Bush, and Steve Bannon. If you can do better than that, call me."
Graham has two rich guys and a Nazi supporting his Deathcare bill.





Senator John McCain just said NO! to Graham-Cassidy Deathcare bill.

Thank you, Senator McCain!




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Ezra Klein:  "Here's the thing: no, Jimmy Kimmel is not a health policy expert. But his position on Graham-Cassidy is shared by basically every health advocacy group in the country, and Cassidy's position is shared by...none of them. 

So if the attack on Kimmel is going to be: you're not an expert! Then implicitly, you're saying, we should listen to the experts. And the experts — from all 50 Medicaid directors to the American Cancer Society to the American Medical Association to the American Diabetes Association to AARP to every health policy expert I've talked to — all say the same thing: this is a bad bill being jammed through a bad process, and the Senate needs to take a breath and start over."








 Medicaid Directors From Red And Blue States Reject Graham-Cassidy Repeal