AOC, Pressley, Tlaib, and Omar to Shutdown Negotiators: 'Not Another Dollar' for Trump's Anti-Immigrant Agenda
So is anyone here willing to report what AOC just related on her account that she’s been marked for “primary” ousting by her own party?
Let’s see how progressive the party gets now.
How about if we take care of our people here ( including people in detention) before we worry about new ones?
AOC, Pressley ,Tlaib . and Omar are the real Americans in the House! Citizens United needs to be ended, as too many are ruled by $ in Congress. They MUST vote for or against any and all wars. Hopefully NO MORE WARS—we have a planet to clean up.
So you want a wall Mr. Trump? Try this, Our oceans are warming and are killing the creatures and polluting the food of those who eat from the ocean. CLEAN this up or we all die, and all that will be left will be jellyfish–whose mouths and anus are the same orifice—just like so many politicians.
BUILD your stupid wall out of wall out of what we have the most of, PLASTIC! And we clean the cones at the same time.
The entrance fee to America? A bundle of plastic picked from the Pacific and the Gulf as you head this way! Then, when you get here, you build a wall of plastic, and all who built it enter America m when of course, the fall falls down , because its plastic! And then these builders enter.
Then the next group arrives—but if we weren’t bombing their nations , they wouldn’t be coming here.
So, after a certain amount of plastic is built into a wall, and then it, falls down, people enter and the plastic is recycled—and then the next group arrives, but then----after a while people will remember that each of their plastic bundles has enough plastic to support jobs in plastic gathering. So— they could actually create jobs in their own country—but be helping to clean up their own part of the planet! I know that some will think this is a stupid idea, but creating America seemed that way at first too. Besides most of the things that make life wonderful all sounded silly at first too. : )
Stop dealing with Trump! He is a liar and not valid as a leader… stop treating him as if he is a legitimate leader. He surrounds himself with criminals and crooks because that’s who serves him! People who embrace greed, and with simple to no understanding of economics and politics, are his ONLY supporters! They now make up less than 20% of the total voting population of America! Over throw the bastard low life, for Earth’s sakes!
Wasn’t a budget passed UNANIMOUSLY back in mid-December? With such a veto-proof majority, why not just re-pass the same measure and tell Tweetle-Dumb to bugger off??? I presume that it’s not just Tweetle-Dumb but his toadying stooge Turtle-Face who’s gumming up the works . . .
AOC responded by saying that she welcomes a primary. Good for her. In a true democracy anybody should be willing to be face a primary, but, unfortunately, when politicians are beholden to corporate interests that is not the case.
I like the way you think! At least you have the courage to speak your mind unlike most on this blog. You will notice the many debates and useless discussions rather than speaking out about what needs to be done to Fix problems. I hope the new Progressives push Pelosi to the limit and not give the Pig one dime! Let the Govt workers get mad enuf to figure out a plan to go get their money if this moron wants to threaten a shut down again. This is such bull shit! Sick of people not taking the necessary action that’s been needed all along. We should have a Resistance Force by now and we don’t. If we did, I would not hesitate for one minute to join up. What more do we have to lose at this low point after the last 2 horrific years?
Tonight we are in an hotel in Tacoma WA after driving half the day.
Tomorrow morning at 8:00 our landscaper/handyman who has been in this country for 29 years and raised a fine family, is having his immigration hearing. He was randomly rounded up by ICE. We are here to stand with him at the hearing. This is getting close up and personal and I am very angry!!!
Are primaries bad now? I thought the word was they were good. She was, after all, recently pushing to primary members she hadn’t even met or worked with yet. Why is it surprising to see some push back? It’s politics, after all.
As for border security, Democrats control exactly 1/2 of 1/3 of the branches of government. Nobody is going to get everything they want in that scenario, there will be compromise. Trump’s not going to get a wall across the border, but he’ll get some fencing at points of entry and other security measures. It’s really a matter of what the Senate and House agree to and we’ll have to see what that looks like. A little pressure from the left isn’t a bad thing though.
Still missing Crowley, eh? It’ll pass. Your masters will have a suitable replacement soon enough and there will be smiles in Human Resources land again.
Who ever heard of Joseph Crowley until AOC put him on the map and immediately fell off. The forth most powerful democrat in the House. A very well kept secret. Actually AOC make me think of Charlie Wilson, a republican representative from Texas the main character in the film “Charlie Wilson’s War” (Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts) who basically single handedly brought down the Russians in Afghanistan which predicated the collapse of the Soviets. Mr. Wilson was able to coalesce the efforts of the Israelis, Pakistan, Egypt, the Saudis and the USA (what a combo) to train and arm the Afghan Mujaheddin and do so much damage to the Soviet military they withdrew their forces there.
He was a Democrat actually.
No master, just making the point primaries don’t work one way.
I agree the DP leaders should take a much harder stand instead of playing nice which always bites them in the ass. They are doing the same thing with DTs IRS records. Instead of a study, a committee to decide, subpoena them immediately. It’s that simple.
You forgot the Russians.
Massive human migrations is now a world problem and needs to be dealt as such but in the short term it will be fodder for the demagogues of the world.
Does anyone here with legal knowledge know how the legal challenges to his ‘national emergency’ nonsense will exactly proceed ? Where does it go first, second etc. How would the emergency be proved nonsense etc.
Talking of Trump’s “anti-immigrant” agenda greatly oversimplifies the issues and misses the most important points.
It isn’t an anti-immigrant agenda, but an anti-brown-people agenda.
It isn’t a Trump agenda, it is an agenda that reflects the racist resentment of the vast majority of the dominant ethnicity in the US.
This is obvious to anyone with some objectivity, yet the discussion centers on entirely the wrong issue. Americans must remind themselves that they worship Trump because they see themselves reflected in Trump, he validates what Americans are all about. Americans must look in the mirror and embrace their inner Trump.
POLITICIANS, Just Say NO.