Posted on January 08 2019
Disinformation + Trump = Crisis? NYET
In advance of tonight’s Oval Office Address to the Nation (his first “Oval Office address in almost two years), whereby president Trump will attempt to make a coherent “case” to the American People, about his wall, “that Mexico will pay for”.
I think it would be prudent to have an intellectually honest discussion about the actual FACT-BASE reality versus allowing Trump to force feed us a KFC size bucket of liabestes drowning in an ocean of all his provable lies. We are almost two years in to this hellish Administration and it times if feels like we’ve been running in place with no end in sight. Previously I have stated that Donald J Trump is an “Emotional Terrorist” a person who terrorizes your emotions.
December 11, 2018 - Oval Office Meeting:
When Trump and/or his surrogates proclaim he is the “best negotiator”, one has to kind of laugh. Trump’s negotiating skills brought us incoherent trade and foreign policies, three government shutdowns in twelve months, insane volatility in the stock market, diminished Global Moral Authority.
People are pouring into our country, including terrorists. We have terrorists. We caught 10 terrorists over the last very short period of time. Ten. These are very serious people. Our border agents, all of our law enforcement has been incredible what they’ve done. But we caught 10 terrorists. These are people that were looking to do harm.
I am proud to shut down the government for border security, Chuck, because the people of this country don’t want criminals and people that have lots of problems and drugs pouring into our country. So I will take the mantle. I will be the one to shut it down. I’m not going to blame you for it. The last time you shut it down, it didn’t work. I will take the mantle of shutting down.
Concrete Wall, Steel Slats:
This notion that somehow Trump has made concessions that he’s evolved on the Wall to “steel slats” you do understand that is not an evolution or a concession. And here’s how I know that Trump and the White House are playing games and they think the American people are that intellectually stunted that “Mr I Alone Can Fix It” is nothing but puffery and horse___. In July of 2018 the Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a wide ranging report which evaluated the processes, methodology and various cost controls as it relates to Trump’s “big beautiful concrete but not concrete wall”...for example on pages 2 & 19, which read in part:
2017 v 2016 a 26% DECREASE
The GAO cites that the US Government that CBP spent approximately $2.3 billion between fiscal years 2007 and 2015 to deploy physical barriers along the nearly 2,000-mile southwest border. So now Trump is demanding $5.6 billion, which is more than twice of what our Government spent over the course of eight prior years. I do not get how Trump supporters say that he’s the bestest negotiator, Trump choked like a junkyard dog because Ann and Rush were mean to him so he decided to “own the libs” by holding >800K federal employees and an incalculable amount of Government Contractors hostage.
According to Border Patrol data, in fiscal year 2017 Border Patrol agents apprehended 304,000 illegal entrants, a DECREASE from 409,000 in fiscal year 2016.
Specifically, we found that CBP had not accounted for the impact of its investment in border fencing and infrastructure on border security. We recommended that CBP conduct an evaluation of the impact of tactical infrastructure on effective control of the border.6 In February 2017, we found that CBP had not developed metrics that systematically used the data it collected to assess the contributions of border fencing to its
The July GAO report examined (at the request of Members of Congress);
(1) how CBP evaluated potential designs for barriers, (2) DHS’s process for identifying and assessing locations for future deployments of barriers, and (3) how DHS is managing the acquisition, incorporation of technology, and assessment of the Border Wall System Program.
There are Terrorist from Mexico:
When asked directly (shortly before the midterms about the caravan) a reporter point blank asked Trump if “there are terrorist within the Caravan from Mexico heading to our border” and once again (notice the body language when Trump feels threatened he crosses his arms in front of him, it’s actually hysterical), and Trump responds “there could be, I have thr best Intelligence and I literally spoke to them last night”...
In December of 2016 our State Department issued the following, found here:
There are no known international terrorist organizations operating in Mexico, no evidence that any terrorist group has targeted U.S. citizens in Mexican territory, and no credible information that any member of a terrorist group has traveled through Mexico to gain access to the United States. In December 2016, Mexican government officials observed on social media an increase in terrorist group sympathizers in its territory over the previous year. The Governments of Mexico and the United States are analyzing this information.
Just to reiterate this was and IS the (Trump) State Department stating unequivocally:
There are no known international terrorist organizations operating in Mexico, no evidence that any terrorist group has targeted U.S. citizens in Mexican territory, and no credible information that any member of a terrorist group has traveled through Mexico to gain access to the United States.
And sure it’s okay to argue, but Spicy that data is so out of date. Which is why you need to read pages 204 and 205 of the September 2018, which reiterates the aforementioned December 2016 Mexico & Terrorism Sunnary. State Department September 2018, Terrorism report found here
Countering the Financing of Terrorism:
Mexico is a member of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), and the Financial Action Task force of Latin America, a FATF-style regional body (FSRB). Mexico has observer or cooperating status in FSRBs: the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force and the Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures. Mexico’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), Unidad de Inteligencia Financiera, is a member of the Egmont Group and proactively shares financial intelligence on shared threats with its U.S. counterpart, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.
Trump: Mexico sending rapist, murderers & drugs
Well according to the Cato Institute which could hardly be argued as some Left Wing liberal think tank, the examined a plethora of data and published this report, again supported by actual data from the State of Texas criminal records, versus “opinion”. Spoiler alert, once again Trump mendacity exposed, he’s a liar and one that appears to be motivated by deep racial animus, ergo he has radical and onerous immigration policies that are antithetical to REAL American values.
In Texas in 2015, the criminal conviction and arrest rates for immigrants were well below those of native-born Ameri- cans. Moreover, the conviction and arrest rates for illegal immigrants were lower than those for native-born Ameri- cans. This result holds for most crimes.
Consistent with those findings, immigration enforcement programs targeting illegal immigrant criminals have no effect on local crime rates, which indicates that they are about as crime prone as other residents.
According to the data the Cato Institute researched, once again the data shows Trump is a pathological liar and like an emotional terrorist, Trump feds off of people’s fear and racisim, it’s disgusting and it should make you mad. I know I am.
951 total homicide convictions in Texas in 2015. Of those, native-born Americans were convicted of 885 homicides, illegal immigrants were convicted of 51 homicides, and legal immigrants were convicted of 15 homicides..There were 951 total homicide convictions in Texas in 2015. Of those, native-born Americans were convicted of 885 homicides,
The homicide conviction rate for native-born Americans was 3.88 per 100,000, 2.9 per 100,000 for illegal immigrants, and 0.51 per 100,000 for legal immigrants (Figure 2). In 2015, homi- cide conviction rates for illegal and legal immigrants were 25 percent and 87 percent below those of natives, respectively.
In this twitter thread I also linked to another think tank which all but affirmed the Cato Institue’s findings:
You LIE about the Immigrant Crime Rate, here’s another scientific report that absolutely destroys your FAKE NEWs argument.— SpicyFiles (@SpicyFiles) June 25, 2018
As a whole the immigrant community illegal/legal commit LESS crimes than US Born Citizens
Keep blowing that dog whistle you racist AFhttps://t.co/sATDm9mmGv pic.twitter.com/c3h3IWWZlK
Trump choked like a racist dog:
If you recall in mid February of 2018 a coalition of bipartisan Senators got together and attempted to draft a reasonable compromise. The coalition consisted of 16 Senators, they unveiled legislation that was designed to protect “Dreamers” and to harden border security. Yes it was a good old fashion COMPROMISE. These Senators are known as the “Common Sense Coalition, a group of 25 Republican, Democratic, and Independent Senators” with literally two goals:
$25 billion trade for DACA
The Rounds/King Amendment, found here, reads in part:
“Legal Status and Path to Citizenship for Young People Brought to the US as Children.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program automatically qualify, if they arrived in this country by June 15, 2007, unless they have engaged in conduct that would make them ineligible. To obtain legal status, individuals not enrolled in the DACA program must:
- Have been continuously present in the U.S. since June 15, 2012, the date of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Executive Order;
- Have been under age 18 when they entered the U.S., and under age 38 on June 15, 2012;
- Meet educational requirements or be serving in the U.S. Armed Forces (or have been honorably discharged from military service); and
- Pass background checks, medical exams, and register for the Selective Service, if applicable.
Individuals do not qualify if they are convicted of a felony, a significant misdemeanor, or three or more misdemeanors. Individuals are required to pay any federal tax liability incurred while working legally in the U.S.
Beneficiaries can apply for citizenship after 12 years, and up to 2 years of credit will be given for time with DACA.”
I now refer you to pages 40 thru 58 of the Rounds/King Amendment, yes you ARE reading that correctly, this allocated a total of $25 billion for border Security, as in an appropriations amount of $2.5B per year for 10 years. But Trump blew this deal up, in an spectacular display of self annihilation, Trump’s tweets resulted in this Bill being shelved, and the bill he wanted only gained 34 votes.
You can read the Rounds/King Amendment Roll Call Senate Vote, here.
This bill requires DHS to provide detailed reports to Congress on its security plan, including physical barriers, fencing, tactical infrastructure, technology, personnel, and the milestones for implementing this plan.
“The $25 billion allotted for border security is a historic investment in our nation’s borders that will strengthen our ability to keep bad actors out of the country and keep Americans safe. It is a significant improvement from the status quo and will allow us to continue the dialogue as we seek to keep our borders safe and reform our immigration system to one that is merit-based.”
Nearly everybody involved in this process has expressed a desire to help these young people, and that’s exactly what our bipartisan group, under the leadership of Senator Collins, has been working towards. Let’s help them, rather than getting bogged down in complicated, comprehensive and unrelated changes to our immigration policy,...I hope our amendment will get the votes we need to take these young men and women out of limbo and ensure their legal status in the country they call home.”
Our legislation underscores the broad, bipartisan commitment to creating a path to citizenship for Dreamers, who were brought to this country illegally through no decision of their own, while strengthening border security to help stop the flow of illegal immigrants as well as drugs like heroin that are ruining lives.”
And lastly, you need to go all the way back to 1971 to see the level of illegal immigrants apprehensions. That’s NOT fake news, unless you are going to argue that this CBP report is fake news. Spoiler DONALD TRUMP IS A GODDMAN LIAR.
So remind me again why are we on day 18 of Donald Trump’s shutdown, as previously discussed here...because Trump is a sociopath who is in fact and EMOTIONAL TERRORIST, he doesn’t give a shit about the hundreds of thousands of federal employees or their families. I’m in the DMV area on my street alone the vast majority of my neighbors are Federal Employees, or Federal Contractors and in some cases some of my neighbors actually have BOTH incomes coming from the Federal Government...and my closing thought on tonight’s Trump-lieabetes-shitshow? Apparently the real crisis is at our Northern Border:
Wait... @realDonaldTrump @VP @PressSec are RIGHT— SpicyFiles (@SpicyFiles) January 8, 2019
OMG the Crisis (no not really) is at the NORTHERN BORDER
southern border = 6 non-US persons
Northern border = 41 non-US persons.
Oh Canada...(ps wait for the next tweet)... pic.twitter.com/Pmae1ybQb3
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