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Daily Archives: February 10th, 2019


Apparently the M.O. of TOTUS in his work and personal life is to manufacture crises, hype them and then offer a slightly different plan than what was already in place. This is an easy way (lazy) way to do work based on someone else’s efforts and claim credit for it. Taking center stage from your bedroom via electronic means after looking at specific network opinionators ( not news people). NAFTA was working fine but after a year of railing against it and putting the threat of tariffs out there against out long time partners, the new deal is essentially the same with a new name (an election ploy), the Iran accord which was signed on to along with long time allies is still working without the US in spite of administration alternate facts that say the opposite. The mass horde of people streaming for the southern border and requires a wall to stop the drugs and crime they are bringing with them( more drugs and illegals come in at the designated and monitored crossings) and finally a major Tariff war with the Nation of China which has caused major ripples n our own farming communities. What we have in this administration is a cadre of outright liars and extremists who all vie for the approval of a demagogue aided and abetted by a neer do well Congress staffed by too long serving member s who again serve themselves while shoving their gruel of lies and hate down the throats of their avid constituents. The chinks in the tax plan are starting to show for the folks who have already filed taxes and getting less than they normally would receive. The ongoing attack on the Mueller investigation is having little effect since the truth continues to come out in spite of the continued stream of  misinformation from TOTUS’s administration and supporters. This will be reflected in history as one of if not the worst administration in American history and all associated with it will be tainted more than they currently are. It is the sole job of the voters in America to elect better representatives to work for us and that is a hard task since it seems that there are few “honest” and knowledgeable candidates available. The process we have to use is replace as many as we can in each election cycle no matter how long they have been in office. If we make it clear that we are willing to replace them readily then we may be able to get better people to move us forward as a country and not individuals.

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Border Towns ‘Safer Than Any City Trump Has Lived In,’ Says Texas Congressman
People “need to look at FBI stats and reality,” and the “fallacy” about border crime needs to end, Rep. Vincent Gonzalez said.

By Mary Papenfuss
Rep. Vincente Gonzalez (D-Texas) tore into President Donald Trump’s fake narrative that U.S. border towns are lawless frontiers, declaring that they’re in fact “safer than any city the president has ever lived in.”
The border town of McAllen, Texas (population 145,000), in Gonzalez’s district didn’t have a single homicide last year, the congressman pointed out in an interview Saturday on MSNBC.
“The reality is McAllen is one of the safest cities in America,” Gonzalez said. “In fact, we’re the seventh safest city in America. We had zero murders the year of 2018.”
He added: “I can assure you McAllen is safer than any city the president has ever lived in. It’s much safer than New York City, it’s much safer than Washington, D.C. I could walk around the middle of the night in the city of McAllen without a single threat … this campaign rhetoric that has continued for two years really needs to stop. People need to look at FBI stats and reality.”
Gonzalez encouraged Trump to visit cities that actually have high crime rates, naming Detroit and Little Rock, and “spending efforts to … lower crime rates in areas that really need it.”

A major report on crime in Texas Monthly in 2015 deemed the border towns of the Rio Grande Valley as “extremely safe.” Border counties, regardless of population, have lower rates for homicides, violent crime and property crimes than non-border counties in the nation, according to FBI crime statistics for 2017.
Gonzalez said that Trump’s “rhetoric is based on fallacy that he’s fed to his right-wing base that seem to eat it up.”
The congressman’s comments are part of a rising tide of Trump administration criticism along the American border from residents angered by the president’s characterization of their cities as dangerous.
In his State of the Union address, Trump called El Paso, Texas, one of the nation’s “most dangerous” cities — until a border barrier was built. El Paso has actually been one of America’s safest cities over three decades, according to crime statistics. The border barrier was built in 2008. El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles, called Trump’s statements “falsehoods” that he’s using in an “attempt to build a 2,000-mile wall.”
Trump is speaking at his first campaign rally in El Paso on Monday. A major protest headlined by former hometown Democratic congressman Beto O’Rourke and the Trump baby blimp is planned for the same time.

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