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"government bureaucrats who sit around" You mean like the Postal Service?
USPS is exempt:

http://www.linns.com/news/postal-upd...l-service.html
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Old 22.02.2017, 23:39
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Dear oh dear.... just repeat what you have heard.... protecting people's lives if he actually took it seriously includes such things as ensuring downed animals are not entering the food chain, fresh water is not polluted, oh and perhaps ensuring kids don't get shot at school and a whole heap of other things...

But as we have learned it is very easy fool some American voters.
Oh come on they've had that for a very long time - nothing new - the Cuyahoga river went on fire 3 times for poop sake.

Compare how Obama treated BP (a foreign owned entity) with how he treated Cameron International - the makers of the piece of equipment that failed catastrophically and should have been held solely responsible for the Deepwater Horizon failure.

Just take Deutsche Bank's fine and compare it to what Goldman Sachs paid for it's role in the financial crisis!!! If the Obama government wasn't up to its tits in Goldman's people it could easily (and arguably still should) have faced a fine of several hundred $bn for it's role.
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There are about 2 million federal employees, excluding military and police. Most don't work in DC, but are involved in things like social security, veteran's affairs, park service, nasa, health and human services. I believe air traffic controllers are part of this as well. Some useless management, no different from elsewhere, but the majority are not twiddling their thumbs.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unit..._civil_service
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Old 23.02.2017, 00:41
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No Surprise!

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Mexico will vigorously fight U.S. mass deportations of undocumented immigrants back to Mexico and refuse to accept any non-Mexicans expelled across the border, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray vowed Wednesday.

One critical provision, which requires Mexico's cooperation, allows federal agents to send people back to Mexico, even if they're not from that country. Many recent arrivals to the U.S. came from Central America, traveling through Mexico.
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Seems they did not bother agreeing this daft idea with Mexico

BTW, Mexico has detained and deported more than 300,000 Central Americans since July 2014, when it started an initiative to secure its southern border.
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And yet Ayn Rand never killed anyone.
Neither did Santa.

Or maybe he did. Maybe Santa is not who he says he is. Maybe Santa is a terrorist.

Alternative facts
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Old 23.02.2017, 01:07
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Neither did Santa.

Or maybe he did. Maybe Santa is not who he says he is. Maybe Santa is a terrorist.

Alternative facts
Santa is not so bad, you can always block the chimney.

But the tooth fairy, there is a real bad one. Sneaks in during the night, who knows how!
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Ah the blue eyed naivety of youth
The Republicans in the US have been using this for decades. They've seemed to convinced people that giving tax cuts (primarily to the wealthy), will then keep more money in the American people's pockets to spend (and that they will). The amazing thing is that the American populace didn't realize it's failed the previous 2 times, since the wealthy just keep the money and it doesn't flow down to the middle class, and they believe that it will work this time. In the case of Trump, doing the same thing, but in larger amounts, means it will therefore work. This is one reason I'm really not hoping for 2 terms from Trump; our economy was starting to recover steadily, and flowing more money to the wealthy will just start leading to the problems that led to the collapse in the first place.

But, I'm also a person who doesn't view high taxes as the Devil, as long as they're used properly. As in, they are used to fund things that benefit people as a whole, such as universal health care, education funding, things like that. Still waiting for the military spending to go down, that'd free up a lot of tax dollars for other things, but I doubt it will happen. Trump seems ignorant enough to start another war.
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Another one. Trump was referring to the ongoing disaster that is immigration in modern Europe. You can shout racism as loud and as long as you want, but people won't listen anymore. Whether it's riots in Paris, riots in Sweden, terrorists in Brussels, sex attacks in Germany or child grooming in Rotherham, multiculturalism and integration has failed in Europe and the people have people have had enough.

The bottom line is, he is right.
Huffington Post been reading EF?

Trump is absolutely right about Sweden
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Huffington Post been reading EF?

Trump is absolutely right about Sweden
Nope.

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Huffington Post been reading EF?

Trump is absolutely right about Sweden
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most of the people that come from other countries are behaving flawless and are a gift to our society
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Trump is absolutely right about Sweden
That's a tough read from the point of view the person writing it appears to have only a rudimentary grasp of the English language. Jeez, that's an abysmal piece of writing.

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Only hours later there was a riot of violence and destructions by immigrants in the capitol of Sweden, Stockholm. The police was forced to shoot with ammunition to put and end to it. In Malmö, another city south in Sweden they have struggle with gang violence and lawlessness for years. So when Trump talk about that Sweden have an immigration problem he is actually spot on.
Sorry? Come again...
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From your link

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most of the people that come from other countries are behaving flawless and are a gift to our society
Well I agree with the first part of the sentence. Not so much the second.
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Trump administration rescinds transgender students' bathroom protections
US withdrew guidance stating federal law requires transgender students to have unfettered access to bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identity
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Mean spirited thing to do anyway; they now seem to be gearing up for a new fight with the Judiciary with the new Attorney general leading against the judiciary
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The administration does not have the authority to revoke rights that have been recognised several times in the federal courts.

That argument is the subject of a forthcoming supreme court case.
On 28 March, lawyers for Gavin Grimm, a Virginia high school student, will contend that federal laws against sex discrimination extend to bias against transgender people. Grimm claims his school is discriminating against him by refusing to allow him access to the boys’ bathroom.

Several federal appeals courts have already ruled that discriminating against transgender people based on their gender identity is a violation of federal law. In 2016, the fourth circuit court of appeals ruled in Grimm’s favor.
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That's a tough read from the point of view the person writing it appears to have only a rudimentary grasp of the English language. Jeez, that's an abysmal piece of writing.



Sorry? Come again...
I especially love how he fails to present a single shred of proof or evidence.

So:
-Badly written
-Poor grasp of the language
-No evidence
-No proof
-Confuses opinion for fact
-Advertises himself in the article
-Plugs his own book

Is this the standard of the people defending Trump? Good lord.
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Well I agree with the first part of the sentence. Not so much the second.
Very democratic of you to post links that you do not agree with
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I especially love how he fails to present a single shred of proof or evidence.

So:
-Badly written
-Poor grasp of the language
-No evidence
-No proof
-Confuses opinion for fact
-Advertises himself in the article
-Plugs his own book

Is this the standard of the people defending Trump? Good lord.
Your list up there makes him sound like a chip off the old Trump block. It could be the man himself...
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Trump is absolutely right about Sweden

That is what cracks me up about Trump and his protestors. After all the uproar, he's proven right and wins the point over and over again.
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That is what cracks me up about Trump and his protestors. After all the uproar, he's proven right and wins the point over and over again.
How exactly? Some illiterate hack writes a subjective, fact-free piece of opinion and you see that as a win for the POTUS?

You certainly don't mind setting the bar of credibility on its lowest setting, do you?
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How exactly? Some illiterate hack writes a subjective, fact-free piece of opinion and you see that as a win for the POTUS?

You certainly don't mind setting the bar of credibility on its lowest setting, do you?

People and events acknowledge there are indeed problems with immigrants in Sweden.
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People and events acknowledge there are indeed problems with immigrants in Sweden.
Just FYI, people also acknowledge the earth is flat, and that chemtrails are used to mind control the population.
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