The Wall, Trump and the Swamp

President Trump is having a little difficulty with Congress. It turns out that the neoliberal, globalist elite do not want his wall and are not prepared to allocate even a billion dollars. No big surprise.

 

The corporations bought and paid for almost every seat in the House and the Senate. Congress, as even Al Gore admitted, cannot pass any law without their permission. And they want open borders. They want mass immigration. They want illegal immigration. And why wouldn't they? Mass immigration depresses the price of labour. It increases competition for jobs. It makes management control of labour easier. And illegal immigration does all this in spades.

 

And the costs of all this immigration? They are not borne by the corporations and certainly not by the rich and powerful and influential who own and control the corporations. The costs are borne by ordinary people. The costs are borne by the taxpayers - for the rich, paying taxes is voluntary. The costs are borne by poor neighbourhoods and communities, whose schools and health services are over-burdened, whose citizens are the victims of crimes, whose housing costs spiral out of reach.

 

The corporate elite are determined to substitute their policies for the will of the people. They all backed Clinton, precisely because she would implement their policies. The voters rejected their candidate and the policies. But the elite did not give up. They re-grouped and strategised. They have already forced Trump to adopt Hillary Clinton's foreign policy. They have managed to obstruct the repeal of Obama Care. They are now attempting to sabotage the Wall.

 

Trump promised to drain the swamp. The corporate elite are determined that shall not happen. They are determined to impose their policies.

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Comments (28)

  1. Munkyman

    I want a Go Fund Tree set up by the Treasury for citizens to write tax exempt contributions for federal programs & projects they believe it. It’s time to bypass Congress where the President has the authority if not the purse & moreover the will of the people is with the President.

    April 26, 2017
    1. mrmacq

      A majority of Americans oppose funding Trump’s wall, according to a poll conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research
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      will of the people, spunky

      April 27, 2017
    2. mrmacq

      Nearly two-thirds of Americans oppose President Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall along the US border with Mexico —
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      will of the people

      April 27, 2017
      1. stevehayes13

        Public policy is not decided by opinion polls. It is decided by elections and referenda.

        June 19, 2017
        1. mrmacq

          cant help but notice
          you always come to the aid of spunky
          .
          steve
          if its addressed to you…then answer
          just a suggestion
          .
          PS
          it was spunky’s “moreover the will of the people is with the President.”
          that i was addressing
          obviously spunky is wrong
          and you as well

          June 19, 2017
          1. stevehayes13

            No, I am not wrong. The notion that public policy is determined by opinion polls is a blatant falsehood.

            June 20, 2017
            1. mrmacq

              fuck you and your term “public policy”
              spunky’s words were "moreover the will of the people is with the President.”
              that
              is what i was addressing
              dont like it? chat with spunky and his choice of words

              June 20, 2017
            2. stevehayes13

              Your foul mouthed abuse says it all.

              Securing (or not) the border is a matter of public policy.

              June 20, 2017
  2. GoldenPig2012

    Isn’t Trump part of the “corporate elite”, for most of his life?

    April 26, 2017
    1. wirelessguru1

      Well, the elites wanted Hillary not Trump!

      April 27, 2017
    2. mrmacq

      ALL, of his life…and continuing

      April 27, 2017
  3. GoldenPig2012

    The “Wall” used to be the Vietnam memorial, now it’s a barrier between Mexico and America. Sigh.

    April 26, 2017
    1. wirelessguru1

      The Mexican wall has not been built yet!

      April 27, 2017
    2. mrmacq

      yes but
      its the great great wall (two greats)

      April 27, 2017
  4. GoldenPig2012

    There are legal ways to immigrate, go that route. How fucking HARD is that to understand?

    April 26, 2017
  5. wirelessguru1

    The wall will be built.

    April 27, 2017
    1. GoldenPig2012

      Probably. So?

      April 27, 2017
      1. wirelessguru1

        Yes it will.

        April 28, 2017
        1. mrmacq
          Trump threatened to cancel a meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, after Peña Nieto reiterated that Mexico would not pay for it.

          .
          just like a little child
          taking his ball and going home
          .
          sure hope you like higher taxes neo
          .

          April 28, 2017
          1. wirelessguru1

            The wall will be built.

            April 28, 2017
    2. mrmacq

      no…it wont
      Donald Trump vows Mexico border wall ‘will get built’, despite leaving it out of spending bill
      .
      WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The wall US President Donald Trump ordered to be constructed along the US-Mexico border is not going to be built, Representative Joe Crowley said in a press conference on Wednesday.
      “We have said in the past and we will continue to say, there will be no wall and we are pleased that the president has indicated he’s backing off from a wall” Crowley told reporters. “That wall will not be built; it’s not going to happen.”

      Crowley noted that it’s not only Democrats who oppose the wall, but Republicans have also spoken out against it.

      On Monday, US media reported that President Donald Trump may halt the construction of the wall until October to avoid a government shutdown.

      According to reports, Congressional Democrats will not agree to a budget extension that includes funding for the wall, risking a government shutdown the funding runs out at midnight on Friday.

      April 27, 2017
      1. wirelessguru1

        Yes. The wall will be built.

        June 19, 2017
        1. mrmacq

          how the fuck is the wall going to be built, neo
          with no cash to pay for it?
          .
          its not in the spending bill
          and mexico aint fucking paying you gawd damn yanks for crap you brought upon yourselves
          .
          heres a thought
          tell your fellow yanks to stop offering them jobs
          .
          dont be stoopid all your life
          take a day off

          June 19, 2017
          1. wirelessguru1

            The wall will definitely be built.

            June 19, 2017
            1. mrmacq

              one trick pony, aint cha neo?

              June 20, 2017
            2. mrmacq

              During today’s press conference Sean Spicer used photos of a decrepit fence to prove that Trump received money from the budget to fix what he called border walls.
              .
              A reporter got into a shouting match with Spicer asking him if the picture was a wall or a fence.

              .
              “Those images represent our nation’s current border security,” Spicer said. “So every time that [undocumented immigrants] cut through, break through, it’s costing just under a thousand bucks for us to go out and have to fix.”
              .
              “Just one question about the photos,” Spieling interrupted. “Are those photos of fences or walls.”
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              “That is a fence,” Spiering said. “That is called a levee wall,” Spicer replied.
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              I laughed watching this exchange because it was so ridiculous.
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              Mick Mulvaney used a similar image the day before and arrogantly pointed out that Trump was actually keeping his campaign promise of building border fences walls with the newly passed budget.
              .
              CNN sent a reporter to investigate the images the Trump administration used to make their case and guess what they found? More lies and deceptions.
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              Anderson Cooper opened up a “Keeping Them Honest” segment saying President Trump wants to build a wall on the border with Mexico. In the recent budget, there wasn’t any money for it. There was some for border security but not for the wall itself. That hasn’t stopped the White House from showing up with props in the briefing room to try and argue otherwise."
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              He continued, “Press Secretary Sean Spicer showed border fencing under construction and pointed to a fence he said is being replaced by a steel wall. Both of them he said are examples of how the president is keeping his pledge about the wall. Just yesterday, the budget director also talked about securing the border and used some of the same photos. take a look.”
              .
              That’s correct and Mulvaney didn’t know where that wall was, but here’s a hint. It’s not a wall or a border fence at all. And the monies used to repair the area they describe came from the Bush administration!
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              Gary Tuchman said, “The chain-link fence has never been a border fence. workers and law enforcement say they can’t go on camera, tell us it’s part of the construction site put up by the construction workers for safety.”
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              OMFG!
              .
              He continued, "To be clear, border wall and border fencing is often getting repaired and replaced. If president Trump wants to build a new wall in a place that hasn’t had one, he doesn’t have the authorization or money to do that. At least yet. what Mr. Trump does have is the right to improve and repair current walls and fences. the same exact thing presidents before him have had.
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              After the segment ended, Cooper asked, “I just want to go back to one thing in your piece. That chain-link fence that the White House keeps saying they are replacing, that is not actually not a border barrier, that’s part of the construction site put up by construction workers?”
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              Tuchman replied, " Right. a temporary fence. before the temporary fence was there, there was a fairly tall steel wall. but it got old. There were repairs that had to be done."
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              Spicer even thanked the reporter who asked the question about the border walls so he could effortlessly transition into his presentation.
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              You can’t make this up.
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              This administration functions like third rate alt-right blogger hacks.
              (like you, neo)
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              It looks like these idiots searched “border walls” in Google Images and picked something they liked and threw it out to the world.
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              Almost everyone that is forced to do a press conference invariably winds up spewing Trump lies and propaganda.

              June 20, 2017
            3. mrmacq

              so…
              mexico aint payin for it, as theyve stated many a time
              and its not in the budget
              so how is it being paid for?
              what company out there has 30 billion (just for starters) to throw at a wall
              without knowing how theyre being paid back, or when?
              or by who?
              .
              no company in the fucking world operates that way
              …and your cock holster?…a great great businessman, eh?
              .
              fuck are you guys ever gullible

              June 20, 2017
            4. wirelessguru1

              Yet again, The wall will definitely be built.

              June 20, 2017