It’s Trump’s fault!

Yes, my friends…, if anything, and I mean if ANYTHING happens that isn’t good, it’s President Trump’s fault…, and NOTHING he does is allowed to even be considered good.

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I’m really getting bored with this liberal blame game that seems to be on a never-ending loop.

Can we just assume that President Trump is to blame for everything from now on so you liberals can just shut up?

I mean, your litany of lame excuses and shifting of all of the blame from yourselves onto President Trump is so disingenuous, very tiresome, and quite sickening as well.

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We see a seemingly never-ending parade of liberal mayors…,

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blue state governors…,

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democrat congresspeople, and, of course, the liberal propaganda media, blaming President Trump for all of their, and all of the world’s problems.

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But remember, President Trump has only been in politics the last 3½ years.

So, racism wasn’t an issue prior to 2017?

Social justice wasn’t an issue prior to 2017?

Police brutality wasn’t an issue prior to 2017?

Crime rates, shootings and murders weren’t an issue in any of our big cities prior to 2017?

Criminal justice reforms weren’t an issue prior to 2017?

Economic opportunity in depressed areas of our country and our cities wasn’t an issue prior to 2017?

In fact, these were all existing issues prior to 2017.

These have all been existing issues prior to 2017…, AND FOR THE LAST 50 YEARS!

The fact is, President Trump has done more to address these issues in the last 3½ years than had been done in the prior 50 years!

And I’m talking about actual positive actions…, not just lip service or promises.

You don’t believe me?

Let’s take a look at just a few of President Trump’s accomplishments.

 

Our economy, under President Trump’s direction, saw historic lows for African American unemployment and African American youth unemployment, as well as historic low unemployment rates for Latinos, Asians, and Women.

 

Nearly 8 million Americans have been lifted off of food stamps.  Indeed, the latest data from the Department of Agriculture shows that 7.7 million fewer Americans receive food stamps now than did when Trump entered the White House.

 

The poverty rate has fallen to its lowest level in nearly two decades, according to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

 

The First Step Act was promoted and signed into law by President Trump. This law shortens mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug offenses. It also eases a federal “three strikes” rule, which currently imposes a life sentence for three or more convictions, and issues a 25-year sentence instead. Most consequentially, it expands the “drug safety-valve,” which would give judges more discretion to deviate from mandatory minimums when sentencing for nonviolent drug offenses.

Beyond sentencing reform, the First Step Act includes provisions that will improve conditions for current prisoners and address several laws that increased racial disparities in the federal prison system.

“We’re all better off when former inmates can receive and re-enter society as law-abiding, productive citizens,” Trump said in remarks endorsing the bill. “And, thanks to our booming economy, they now have a chance at more opportunities than they’ve ever had before.”

 

Opportunity Zones were created under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and signed into law by President Trump.  The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA,) known for creating Opportunity Zones, is often celebrated for its potential to move billions of dollars into low-income communities. However, there remains an open question as to whether this program will ultimately serve to add value, or extract values, from these communities.  Opportunity Zones (OZs) are defined as “economically-distressed communities where new investments, under certain conditions, may be eligible for preferential tax treatment.” First conceived in April of 2018, OZ plans are now in place for communities in all 50 states this year.

 

President Trump signed a bill that will permanently provide more than $250 million a year to the nation’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), along with dozens of other institutions that serve large shares of minority students.  “When I took office, I promised to fight for HBCUs, and my administration continues to deliver,” Trump said. “A few months ago, funding for HBCUs was in jeopardy. But the White House and Congress came together and reached a historic agreement.”

 

H.R.1927: African American Civil Rights Network Act of 2017.  This act recognizes the importance of the African American civil rights movement and those who made sacrifices for it. It authorizes the National Park Service to create a US Civil Rights Network, tying together relevant operations within the Service, that will be tasked with coordinating and facilitating projects to commemorate the history of that movement. The Network will operate for seven years, tending to relevant events and historical sites and developing and disseminating new educational materials on the issue.

 

H.R.1242: 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act.  This bill commemorates the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first Africans in the English colonies in Virginia in 1619. It creates a 15-member commission, composed of government officials, members of civic societies, and historians, to be appointed within 120 days. The commission will plan, develop, and carry out activities recognizing and highlighting African-American history since that point in time, and it will be authorized to provide grants of up to $20,000 to support related activities at all levels.

 

H.R.267: Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2017.  In 1992, the federal government recognized several sites associated with the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., as a collective national historic site. This bill adds one building, the former headquarters of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference that King co-founded, and upgrades the collective site to national park status—the first such entity in Georgia.

 

Presidential Proclamation 115: To Take Certain Actions under the African Growth and Opportunity Act and for Other Purposes.  This proclamation most significantly reverses Obama-era decisions to deny the African nations of Gambia and Swaziland duty-free trade access to American markets under the act named in the proclamation’s title. That access is contingent on maintaining or improving political freedoms and human rights standards.

 

H.R.2989: Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act.  This bill recognizes Douglass’s exceptional rise from slavery to the forefront of the American civil rights movement, as well as his vital role in abolitionism, contributions to the Union in the Civil War, and service in national government. It affirms that all Americans would benefit from learning more about and following the examples laid out by Douglass. The act creates a commission to plan and carry out federal activities to commemorate the 200th anniversary of his 1818 birth.

 

And there has never been a bigger supporter of the safety of American citizens, law enforcement, and our first responders, in The White House, than President Trump.  The lawlessness we see in our large, liberal, cities is a result of opposition to President Trump’s policies, not because of them.

Regarding New York City, specifically, Julia Musto of Fox News reports that, “Dan Bongino blasts liberal mayors blaming COVID-19 and Trump for violence: ‘This is pathetic.’”

“Liberal mayors’ attempts to blame violence over the Fourth of July weekend on the coronavirus and the Trump administration is ‘grotesque and pathetic,’ former NYPD officer and Secret Service agent Dan Bongino said Tuesday.”

“In an interview on ‘Fox & Friends,’ Bongino specifically called out Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.”

“The Democrat-run cities both saw spikes in violent crime over the holiday weekend. According to the Chicago Police Department, there were 87 people shot and 17 killed from July 2 to July 5. There were at least 44 shooting incidents and 10 dead in New York City as the Big Apple saw its surge in violence continue.”

‘“I heard Mayor Lightfoot in Chicago also trying to pin this on [President] Donald Trump somehow. How was this Donald Trump? And again, it was racist, of course. Everything is racist. God forbid you call out the fact that young Black children are being shot in the head,’ he remarked.”

‘“It’s not President Trump that did this. It’s that guy in City Hall, Bill de Blasio — your Communist mayor who has failed you and — as I said on this program and others, repeatedly for years now — people will die because of the arguments going on over public safety,’ Bongino concluded. ‘And, tragically, I was correct.’”

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So, after decades upon decades of inaction and ineffectiveness by the “do nothing” political establishment, democrats and republicans, we are now told that all of these problems are President Trump’s fault, and that all of these politicians who have overseen these problems for decades and decades now suddenly have all the answers.

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Fool us once, shame on you…, fool us twice (or a hundred times), shame on us.

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“The Swamp” or not “The Swamp,” that is the question.

I find it funny that we have “swamp rats” out there, running around, trying to portray President Trump as part of “the swamp.”

They are absolutely shameless.

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Please, think about it.

Here we have lifelong Washington bureaucrats, lifelong establishment politicians and their mindless propagandists trying to insinuate that President Trump represents “the swamp.”

Seriously?!

President Trump, who was not even a politician until 2016?!

President trump, who won the 2016 election with virtually no support from anyone in Washington, virtually no support from anyone in politics, or virtually any support from anyone in the media?!

Does that sound like someone who is a “swamp rat?”

Does that sound like someone who “the swamp” supports?

The answer is NO and NO.

What we have here is just another example of the old Nazi propaganda strategy of accusing your opponents of that which you are doing, or identifying them as you should be identified.

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What is our latest example of “the swamp” rearing its ugly head?

According to Joshua Nelson for Fox News, “White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham said on Tuesday that calls for the resignation of Attorney General [AG] William Barr from former Justice Department employees are not ‘surprising’ given the constant opposition to President Trump’s agenda.”

‘“It’s been proven time and time again. There are obstructionists all across this government who are working against the president,’ Grisham told, ‘Fox & Friends.’”

There’s no question about that, Stephanie.

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We’ve seen mystery “whistleblowers,” hostile witnesses, hostile unnamed sources, and unsupportive bureaucrats galore permeating the departments and staffs within the executive branch.

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“Grisham’s comments came after more than 1,100 former Justice Department employees signed an online petition urging Barr to resign and praising the four prosecutors who withdrew from the case of former Trump adviser Roger Stone after what they perceived as interference from the White House, Politico reported.”

And how do you communicate or get communication from “over 1,100 former Justice Department employees” in a matter of days?

Why, you just access your friendly “swamp” database…, shoot out a couple emails…, and shazam…, you’ve got an on-line petition urging AG Barr to resign for no defensible reason at all.

‘“It didn’t surprise me. A lot of those [petitioners] are career [employees]. There are many people who hailed AG Barr when we first appointed him and he’s been doing a great job,’ Grisham said.”

“Signatures for the petition include recent Justice Department employees and some dating back to the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations, according to the news outlet. The signatures were gathered by Protect Democracy, a nonprofit legal group that had also gathered signatures for a letter claiming Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report presented enough evidence to charge Trump with obstruction of justice.”

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Protect Democracy Group, huh.

The Protect Democracy Group obviously has access to that “swampy” database.

From “Protect Democracy’s own website: “Our democracy is facing threats we haven’t seen in generations. Protect Democracy is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting attacks, from at home and abroad, on our right to free, fair, and fully informed self-government. Together, armed with our Constitution and the rule of law, we can fight back and protect our democracy from those who would do it harm.”

If you dig a little deeper you’ll find that “Protect Democracy” is so far from “nonpartisan” that it isn’t funny.  Their statement is just a ruse to allow them to enjoy a tax-free status.

We really need to do away with this tax-free status for political groups…, but that is a different topic for another day.

In reality, “Protect Democracy” is just another anti-America, anti-Trump, pro-democrat, pro-socialism, group, used by the left to spread its poisonous propaganda.

‘“The president has made clear his position on many different cases but he leaves AG Barr to do his work. He’s made it clear that the two things are separate but the president will always, always tell the American people what his opinion is,’ Grisham said, adding she has heard nothing about Barr potentially stepping down.”

“Grisham said that it is just another example of the ‘constant barrage of corruption that goes against the president.’”

Yes, folks…, “the swamp” wants AG Barr to resign because of his egregious capitulations with The President, which really don’t amount to anything at all when compared to President Obama’s Attorneys General, Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch.

David Keene of The Washington Times wrote, “President Barack Obama’s attorney general who once described himself as his president’s “wing man” showed up on television over the weekend to brag that unlike [former] Attorney General Jeff Sessions, he had the pleasure of serving a president ‘I did not have to protect.’ The man is either suffering from early onset dementia or lying to rewrite history!”

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“As those outside the confines of the Democrat Party might remember, Eric Holder has the distinction of being the only attorney general in history ever held in contempt of Congress. The charges stemmed from his stonewalling and lying to Congress as he scrambled to keep investigators away from any evidence that might link a major Obama administration scandal directly to the White House.”

“Maybe that’s what a president’s ‘wing man’ does and Mr. Obama certainly got protection from Mr. Holder whenever he needed it. Mr. Holder has actually always been prone to confusing loyalty to the law and to his boss for decades.”

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I don’t recall over 1,100 former or current Justice Department employees signing any petitions against Holder, or the “Protect Democracy” Group crying about President Obama’s abuse of power.

They’re nonpartisan though…, of course.

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These political hacks seem to be saying that an Attorney General, whose boss is The President, cannot communicate at all with that same president.

This has not been the case throughout history, but it is apparently the case regarding President Trump and his AG.

President John F. Kennedy’s AG was his own brother, Robert!  Do you think these two ever discussed anything?!

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Do you think Robert Kennedy had his brother’s back?

Again…, please…, let’s take a step back from this democrat alternate reality world and deal with precedent, truth and reality.

WINNING!

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