The Rise of Trump Explained…Part LXVII

2016 May 2
by justrand

Why is Trump generating the excitement/anger/angst/frustration that he is…and leading the GOP race?

Headlines like this:

Obama budgets $17,613 for every new illegal minor, more than Social Security retirees get

The full article will just get you even more angry.

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/obama-budgets-17613-for-every-new-illegal-minor-more-than-social-security-retirees-get/article/2590078

And then there is the FACT that illegal aliens receive more HealthCare benefits than U.S. Veterans, more welfare per capita than U.S. citizens, free education…ad nauseum.

Hillary promises to continue and EXPAND the “Obama Legacy”…and Trump vows to END IT.

As I’ve said before in explaining the “phenomenon” of Donald Trump, we’re in a foxhole and under attack.  He may be a hot-headed dick much of the time…but he is ready willing and EAGER to “shoot” at the people attacking us.  He’s welcome in our “foxhole” not because we like his personality, he’s in our foxhole because we want to SURVIVE!

Latinos Plan More Protests

2016 April 30
by bc3b

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I find it astonishing that people willing to stop emergency traffic, willing to sucker punch someone over their T-shirt, and run around with Mexican flags are ‘normal’ and Trump is full of ‘hate’.

According to this LA Times article, Latinos are planning a lot more protests against Donald Trump. Reading the comments section, it appears they don’t have much support from the general public. Will these protests, particularly if they remain violent, backfire against Mexican nationalists and the leftists that support them?

Latino activists said they expect more large protests as Donald Trump moves his presidential campaign into California.

Trump faced large and hostile demonstrations outside a rally Thursday night in Costa Mesa and at the Burlingame hotel where he delivered a speech to the California Republican Convention on Friday.

“I think it’s going to get worse if he gets the nomination and is the front-runner. I think it’s going to escalate,” said Luis Serrano, an organizer with California Immigration Youth Justice Alliance. “We’re going to keep showing up and standing against the actions and the hate Donald Trump is creating. We are going to continue to just show up in numbers and stand together.”

Trump has faced protests during several stops in California over the past few months, but they escalated considerably this week.

The billionaire businessman is leading in several polls of California Republican voters. But his outspoken comments about people in this country illegally and advocacy for a border wall have sparked a backlash by younger Latinos, said Carlos Perea, an immigrant rights organizer who was at the Costa Mesa rally.

“Young people went to the streets and said ‘We’ve had enough of this,’ ” he said.

The next test could come Sunday, when a May Day rally is planned in downtown Los Angeles.

Los Angeles police have been meeting with demonstrators for some time in order to ensure a peaceful protest.

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Protest organizers in Southern California said the anti-Trump demonstrations spread through word of mouth and involved mostly young people, including many high school and college students. They brought with them Mexican flags, which were once discouraged at immigrant rights rallies for fear they would be regarded as un-American.

The demonstrations outside the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa on Thursday night blocked traffic and caused tense moments. Some protesters performed screeching burnouts in their cars or did doughnuts at intersections. Others kicked at and punched approaching vehicles, shouting expletives. Ranchera and hip-hop music was blasted throughout the streets. At least 17 people were arrested, and both a Trump supporter and a teenage anti-Trump protester were hurt.

Read more:

Hat tip: LA Times

Violent Protests Outside Trump CA Rally

2016 April 29
by bc3b

Hundreds waving Mexican flags throw rocks at police cars, injure Trump supporters.

A preview of things to come in Cleveland and during the 2016 campaign?

 

  • One group of protesters was filmed trying to flip over a police car outside the Pacific Amphitheater where he spoke
  • Hundreds of demonstrators flooded the streets, hurling rocks at motorists and forcefully declaring their opposition
  • One Trump supporter was seen bloodied after being punched in the face, while about 20 people were arrested
  • The Republican frontrunner was campaigning on Thursday ahead of the state’s June 7 presidential primary
  • He is vying for votes in the primary election to narrow the gap to the 1,237 delegates needed to win the nomination
  • Trump leads Kasich and Cruz in the California polls, with an estimated 45.7 per cent of voters, according to Real Clear Politics

Read more: 

Hat Tip: Daily Mail (UK)

This just in from the Ministry of Truth! – April 28, 2016 Edition

2016 April 28
by justrand

The Ministry of Truth! assures you there is NO cause for alarm! MinistryTruth

Even though some (and we know who you are!) would view today’s report that Gross domestic product increased at a 0.5 percent annual rate as a “bad” thing, our Comrades at Reuters note that:

“…a pick-up in activity is anticipated given a buoyant labor market.

BUOYANT! Take that, GDP!

They also noted that “businesses doubled down on efforts to reduce unwanted merchandise clogging up warehouses.”   We’re not sure why their merchandise was “unwanted”…but we do know that when stuff clogs up warehouses it makes it hard to move around safely. (OSHA has been notified!)

Bloomberg, not wanting to be left out of the cheerleading unbiased reporting, notes that:

If the past two years are any guide, the economy will shake off the first-quarter softness.

Kind of like the Captain of the Titanic saying: “If the last 500 miles of sailing are any guide, we’ll have smooth sailing all the way to New York!” Or something.

Sadly, if the last two years are a guide, we will remain at war with EastAsia Eurasia EastAsia Eurasia EastAsia Eurasia, whom we have always been at war with.

This week’s Public Service Announcement

Lord Obama is displeased that there has been sniggering over the German foreign minister’s criticism today of Donald Trump’s ‘America first‘ foreign policy.

While it’s true that the German National Anthem begins: “Deutschland, Deutschland über alles” (“Germany, Germany above all else“), that does NOT mean what you think it means. It means, um, “Germany is on top of the ground underneath Germany” (it just doesn’t translate well).

So please stop referring to the German foreign minister as “Hypocritical”, “Swinehund” and “Dickwad”.   Such terms do NOT advance the cause of good foreign relations!

Moral Imperative on Life Support?

2016 April 27
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by drdog09

This is a British piece. But replace WhiteHall with White House and the problems are similar:

In the past, the country has been sustained in times of crisis by a solid body of electors who felt they had an interest in the existing structures which kept them, on the whole, safe and relatively prosperous. That body’s support is no longer so solid. The IT revolution is largely responsible. The speed of communications make governments and Parliamentary procedures look flat-footed. Increasingly the public is at least as well-informed as the Whitehall departments who are telling them what to do. It is virtually impossible to keep anything secret and anyone who betrays a confidence is regarded as heroic. The more rules we have, the more the public feels they are used as a means of flouting their spirit.

Worst of all, social media stimulate one issue politics and make the simple solution credible. You and I know that competent administration is boring and usually demands compromises. We also know that effective legislation needs careful preparation, much internal and external debate, a mind-numbing command of detail and a lively warning mechanism against the law of unintended consequences. The same applies to parliamentary scrutiny.

Any sensible electorate would be only too pleased to delegate this necessary day-to-day grunt to a Whitehall and Westminster it trusted and, although interested and argumentative, get on with the rest of its life.

Source

Any why is Trump rolling up the delegate count? For exactly the reason in the bolded part. The institutions are not trusted, in any of the three branches of the Federal Govt. The electorate wants to kick some teeth in and at least with the Republicans are doing a fine job of it. Considering Sanders state to state wins to date, the same reaction is happening in the Democratic side of the aisle as well. But for the Dims it is more likely a reaction to a candidate than it is a reaction to the overarching malaise we see ourselves in.

The GOP does not see it, yet, but the moral imperative of the right to govern is crumbling within both parties. People are tired of the intrusion of the administrative state in their daily lives. If Mizzou is any indication they are also beyond tired of the SJW mindset sweeping the universities.

The schemes of the Global Elites may about to be laid to rest.

Trump’s foreign policy speech —

April 26 Primaries Thread

2016 April 26
by bc3b

  

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#4 is Miss Pennsylvania; #5 is Miss Rhode Island