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California giving it loads too, innit. No surprise there, Trump's fake crisis was doomed to fail. And whatever happened to Mexico footing the bill?

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While the bill is pretty much impossible to pass, the effort is worth while, as loser Republicans who support Trump's anti-democratic moves will be forced to state that on record.

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Construction has begun on the fifth border wall project of Donald Trump's presidency,

No it hasn't. Article does not say that at all.

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One more example of the Great Republican/Conservative Civil War - when Ann Coulter is calling the President an idiot, lazy, incompetent, and his supporters stupid, you know that things have gotten really bad....

Can’t wait until it gets to the SC. The Democrats care about one thing, socialism in its purest form, bankrupting the country, turning it into a Marxist regime and allowing as Coulter once said, a bunch of idiots to run the country, heaven help us all.

As usual - ignores Ann calling all Trump supporters stupid...

Hope it does get to the SC - Trumpers binary world will come crashing down once again - as all the conservative judges follow their conservative principles and vote against an expansion of Executive power.  And Donnie loses again...  

Ann "The Conservative Icon" Coulter sure has Trump's number - an "idiot" and a "loser"....

And the Civil War rages on...

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The national emergency is that there is an incompetent, corrupt, amoral president in the White House who does damage to the country and the entire world every day.

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Oh you're correct. Sorry I was wrong... but no new wall... just replacing existing... nobody has said the existing wall shouldn't be maintained.

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Walls are meant to be torn down. Be it Jericho, Berlin or the border that caused so many deaths in Ireland.

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They will also put some Republicans from swing districts and states in a difficult spot.

Thank you, Donald.

Many have expressed concerns that Trump's declaration sets a precedent for future Democratic presidents to declare emergencies to help their own favored issues, like global warming or gun control.

Thank you, Donald.

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The votes could also cause discomfort for other Republicans who've opposed the declaration. Many have expressed concerns that Trump's declaration sets a precedent for future Democratic presidents to declare emergencies to help their own favored issues, like global warming or gun control.

One more example of the Great Republican/Conservative Civil War - when Ann Coulter is calling the President an idiot, lazy, incompetent, and his supporters stupid, you know that things have gotten really bad....

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Well the trouble the GOP is in is probably more about the structure of government. They've worked long and hard over the years to build up a voter suppression and gerrymandering position to keep them in power with a minority of the vote in some cases in some states. They pretty much went all in on Congress is what I'm trying to say.

Now they are in a position where they might have to support a President who is creating an alternative path around Congress. That means a win for Trump could lead to a situation where a Democratic President goes around a majority Republican House and Senate. They could have majorities in both chambers and it would become meaningless if the President decides to declare a national emergency.

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If your side was winning they wouldn’t bother to repair anything and would just let it fall down or start actively removing it. 

They aren’t.

No, they wouldn't be letting the barriers fall apart because they aren't for open borders.

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Ahhh, the old manufactured and fake voter suppression, well, IF that were even the least bit true, Obama would have never been President ....twice. Well, that barrel got shot to...

If Trump or a Trumper uses the word "fake", count on it being a fact....

As for the Democrats the ONLY way they can obtain votes is through the demonization of Whites, Christians, the bogus racial attacks and the false promise of milk and honey to shower the public with entitlements and socialism.

As for the Republicans, the ONLY way they can obtain votes is through the demonization of immigrants and  people of color, through blatant racist rhetoric and promises of a new "White World".  And of course, help and support from their campaign partner, Vladimir Putin.  Fascism for all!  MALR - Make American Like Russia!

Now they are in a position where they might have to support a President who is creating an alternative path around Congress

So that means the Democrats are seeking an alternate path in Marxism and fascism?

So that means he can't answer the question and has to put down some random far-right nonsense.

That means a win for Trump could lead to a situation where a Democratic President goes around a majority Republican House and Senate. They could have majorities in both chambers and it would become meaningless if the President decides to declare a national emergency.

Yes, I would like to see a Democrat elected president try to dismantle the Second Amendment or take everyone’s guns away. Lol

More nonsense...

1861 would be resurrected all over again.

1861 - When Trumpers think America was great - and where they want to take us back to...

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Bass:. 9th circuit of appeals court.

Court of Appeals

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As usual - ignores Ann calling all Trump supporters stupid...

As usual - ignores Ann calling all Liberals stupid and insisting she’s more of standup man than they are, why are they silent?

What do I care about what Ann calls liberals - she isn't a "Liberal Icon" - she's your CONSERVATIVE Icon - who thinks Trump is and idiot and Trumpers stupid - is she right?

Hope it does get to the SC -

Really? Funny that liberals would want that especially now? There home is within the 9th circuit of appeals court.

Conservative Justices joining with the Liberals to hand a defeat to Trump - priceless...

Trumpers binary world will come crashing down once again - as all the conservative judges follow their conservative principles and vote against an expansion of Executive power. And Donnie loses again...  

Yes and the Socialist will embrace capitalism as their new model slogan for 2020. ROFL!

GOP = Fascism for all...

Ann "There are a lot of bad republicans; there are no good democrats."

Is she onto something?

WRT to Trump and his supporters?  Yes, she's definitely on to something...the truth.  Don't you think so?

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The Democrats care about one thing, socialism in its purest form

I remember the days when all I heard from the right was about the ballooning debt, a supposedly socialist thing.

Trump loves debt.

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What do I care about what Ann calls liberals - she isn't a "Liberal Icon" -

I care, i think it’s hilarious.

You think its hilarious she calls your President and idiot and you stupid? Then we can laugh at Trump and his supporters together....HAHAHAHA

Conservative Justices joining with the Liberals to hand a defeat to Trump - priceless...

Bernie Sanders says, he renounces his Democrat card and wants to move over to the GOP side.

More nonsense...

Yes, she's definitely on to something...the truth. Don't you think so?

She never lies when she talks about liberals.

Its on the record - Ann never lies - so Trump is an idiot, lazy, incompetent, a wimp, and those that support him are stupid. Whew it took a few weeks but we finally have that in writing.

As for the Democrats the ONLY way they can obtain votes is through the demonization of immigrants and people of color as well as having the most destructive policies that are still being felt.

See, Chicago, Baltimore, St. Louis, Detroit, South Boston, Compton...

And???

through blatant racist rhetoric and promises of a new "White World"

By 2 idiotic old racists that can’t get airtime. Have to give Duke credit, the man never gives up, the fool that he is.

David Duke gives Trump his seal of approval...they share the same "values"...

And of course, help and support from their campaign partner, Vladimir Putin.  Fascism for all! MALR - Make American Like Russia!

Never knew you were on Mueller’s team. ROFL!

Team Trump accepts Putin's word on nK missiles over their own intel experts - what Russia lovers...

Thanks again for the admission on agreeing with Ann 100% - we won't forget it...

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The Democrats care about one thing, socialism in its purest form, bankrupting the country, turning it into a Marxist regime

That must be why so many of the upper echelons of the Democrats are centrist? And Marxism is not socialism in its purest form, although they do share certain ideologies.

and allowing as Coulter once said, a bunch of idiots to run the country, heaven help us all.

This is the woman who's slated Trump and his supporters, right?

Nonsense. In it's purest form. Bankrupting critical analysis and nonpartisanship all over the USA.

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So that means the Democrats are seeking an alternate path in Marxism and fascism?

Who'd have thought that affordable education and medicine could be seen as something to rail against?

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Just a thought, how will Trump's wall keep out actual threats to US citizens? Not manufactured but genuine terrorists?

You know, people like this guy

A list of possible targets included Democratic House speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer as well as media personalities including MSNBC's Chris Hayes and Joe Scarborough.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-47313724

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The people have spoken. They do not want to commit those kinds of funds for a wall. The minority is trying to circumvent the will of the majority in a democracy.

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bass: Yeah, I’m not buying that garbage one bit.

You are the minority on the border, in the House Districts on the border, all Senators except Texas (who were against it before they were for it), and in the US overall. And besides, you live in Japan so you're more like a foreigner anyway. I live near the border full-time.

Posting an article that people were arrested at the border? OK. Thanks..? Here's a recipe for funnel cake: https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/funnel-cakes/ in return.

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You think its hilarious she calls your President and idiot and you stupid? 

I find it funnier when she excoriates liberals.

But its still funny - "Donnie, you're an idiot"....

David Duke gives Trump his seal of approval...they share the same "values"...

He supported Bush, McCain and Romney, Yeah....says a lot about a man who ran as a failed racist Democrat.

And now he supports Donnie - they have the same values...Republican....

Thanks again for the admission on agreeing with Ann 100% - we won't forget it...

Her take on liberals is very insightful, so sure.

And her take on Trump and his supporters even more insightful...your conservative icon calling you stupid and Trump and idiot...we understand that's a shock...

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But its still funny - "Donnie, you're an idiot"....

I thought her liberal excoriating was as equally funny....seriously. Lol

And both are equally true, since as you've said, she doesn't lie....

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There are 16 U.S. states taking legal action to block Trump's emergency declaration.

Only two of the four states which share a border with Mexico are taking part in that legal action.

The two which are not taking part, Texas and Arizona, share by far the largest portion of the border with Mexico.

It looks to be at least 80% of it, judging from a map.

In other words, the two states that (presumably) are most impacted by illegal immigration seem totally fine with what Trump is doing.

I think their opinions carry a great deal of weight.

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bass: More and more people support the border than at any other time in our history.

That's great news for the minority.

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Why do the Democrat Party in the U.S.A. so badly not want there to be a security wall?

It depends on who you ask. Ask a Republican and they will say it's because Democrats have a grand scheme to import illegals then incorporate them into a massive underground illegal voting system where we send millions of them to the polls on election day armed with names on the voter registry where they know the person won't show up or hasn't already shown up, then they vote. Mostly that's done in California, a blue state, so it doesn't change the outcome it just pads our margin of victory.

Ask a Democrat and the answer is that at a price tag of $25 billion, and a majority of the new fencing covering remote areas where they cannot be monitored, easily repaired, or even judged as effective or not, is a waste of money. Democrats have already proven that they support walls in high trafficked areas and even the expansion of existing walls. It's the stupid walls we're against just so some politician can claim the entire border has a wall.

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70% of illegals do vote Republican.

Sure, Super, just make up stuff and post it, lol.

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It depends on who you ask. Ask a Republican and they will say it's because Democrats have a grand scheme to import illegals then incorporate them into a massive underground illegal voting system where we send millions of them to the polls on election day armed with names on the voter registry where they know the person won't show up or hasn't already shown up, then they vote.

Pretty much, if illegals were to largely vote Republican I would seriously doubt that the Democrats would allow open borders to persist. Because it’s really funny that Democrats don’t want voter ID, do you need ID for everything else, if you want to buy a car, if you want to get on an airplane or a train or to purchase merchandise even when you’re in enrolling into University, but when it comes to voting they oppose it, it’s obvious why.

Mostly that's done in California, a blue state, so it doesn't change the outcome it just pads our margin of victory.

Yes, California king keep its growing a legal population and high taxation as more and more people leave the state and they can replace it with less skilled workers good for them, as long as they stay there, they can keep the crime, the homelessness, because for the rich they don’t have to worry about it, they can always move their money or relocate, as for the middle class they’re the ones that are going to get screwed and it’s no wonder so many of them are leaving.

Ask a Democrat and the answer is that at a price tag of $25 billion, and a majority of the new fencing covering remote areas where they cannot be monitored, easily repaired, or even judged as effective or not, is a waste of money. Democrats have already proven that they support walls in high trafficked areas and even the expansion of existing walls. It's the stupid walls we're against just so some politician can claim the entire border has a wall.

Give me a break! The Democrats haven’t done anything, absolutely nothing to secure the wall, these people want to abolish ICE and these people want to limit the number of border agents along the border, and if they were for secure borders they would never allow California to be a sanctuary city, don’t give me that garbage!

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Pretty much

Seems it would be easier to hire a few people to collect mail in ballots like Republicans did in North Carolina.

if illegals were to largely vote Republican

70% of illegals do vote Republican.

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SuperLib - 70% of illegals do vote Republican.

Why do you even make statements like this?

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After two years of insanity, it is good to see some common sense returning to government.

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I'm sorry...what numbers are you guys seeing? 80% Republican?

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Bass:. 9th circuit of appeals court.

“Court of Appeals”

-The 9th Circus. There fixed it.

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You think its hilarious she calls your President and idiot and you stupid? 

I find it funnier when she excoriates liberals.

David Duke gives Trump his seal of approval...they share the same "values"...

He supported Bush, McCain and Romney, Yeah....says a lot about a man who ran as a failed racist Democrat.

Thanks again for the admission on agreeing with Ann 100% - we won't forget it...

Her take on liberals is very insightful, so sure.

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The people have spoken. They do not want to commit those kinds of funds for a wall. The minority is trying to circumvent the will of the majority in a democracy.

Yeah, I’m not buying that garbage one bit.

https://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/terence-p-jeffrey/579-illegals-caught-southwest-border-fy17-not-mexicans

https://thehill.com/opinion/immigration/350217-americans-support-a-border-wall-more-than-the-media-wants-to-believe

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You are the minority on the border,

You believe that, I don’t.

in the House Districts on the border, all Senators except Texas (who were against it before they were for it), and in the US overall. And besides, you live in Japan so you're more like a foreigner anyway. I live near the border full-time.

More and more people support the border than at any other time in our history. I’m sure if a Democrat President were to push for a wall, you guys wouldn’t object to it, so a little honesty would help. Just say, I don’t want this President to succeed and I can respect that. For you guys it’s all about politics, nothing more. It’s funny when the Democrats say, they need to consult with the experts, but refuse to talk to ANY border patrol agent that see and do this for a living.

https://spectrumnews1.com/ca/la-west/politics/2019/01/03/funding-for-the-border-wall-stands-between-cbp-agents-and-their-paychecks--they-say-the-wall-is-worth-the-wait#

https://thehill.com/hilltv/rising/401054-incoming-border-patrol-chief-border-wall-most-certainly-will-assist-securing

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That's great news for the minority.

For once we agree on something.

But its still funny - "Donnie, you're an idiot"....

I thought her liberal excoriating was as equally funny....seriously. Lol

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While the bill is pretty much impossible to pass, the effort is worth while, as loser Republicans who support Trump's anti-democratic moves will be forced to state that on record.

The bill will not pass and loser Democrats are going to pay dearly for this in 2020.

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What do I care about what Ann calls liberals - she isn't a "Liberal Icon" -

I care, i think it’s hilarious.

Conservative Justices joining with the Liberals to hand a defeat to Trump - priceless...

Bernie Sanders says, he renounces his Democrat card and wants to move over to the GOP side.

Yes, she's definitely on to something...the truth. Don't you think so?

She never lies when she talks about liberals.

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For those who say walls won't stop anyone with ladders - this guy knows what he be talking about:

Fox Nation host Tomi Lahren visited the border in San Diego, California, where she spoke with Chief Border Patrol Agent Rodney Scott about the effectiveness of border walls

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwmxOrHV6EY

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The people have spoken. They do not want to commit those kinds of funds for a wall

Uh huh. And they're fine with giving away tens of billions to other countries who use some of the money for their own walls, right?

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the votes will let Democrats take a defiant stance against Trump that is sure to please liberal voters. They will also put some Republicans from swing districts and states in a difficult spot.

In other words, it's not about doing whatever is best for the U.S.A.

It's about political maneuvers.

Why do the Democrat Party in the U.S.A. so badly not want there to be a security wall?

As long as there are doors and entries that people may be allowed to pass through in a legal and orderly fashion, what is the problem with it?

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Beto said perfectly good wall should be torn down.

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As for the Democrats the ONLY way they can obtain votes is through the demonization of immigrants and people of color as well as having the most destructive policies that are still being felt.

See, Chicago, Baltimore, St. Louis, Detroit, South Boston, Compton...

through blatant racist rhetoric and promises of a new "White World"

By 2 idiotic old racists that can’t get airtime. Have to give Duke credit, the man never gives up, the fool that he is.

And of course, help and support from their campaign partner, Vladimir Putin.  Fascism for all! MALR - Make American Like Russia!

Never knew you were on Mueller’s team. ROFL!

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It’s actually the first sentence of the article. Come on man. Deal with it.

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“They will also put some Republicans from swing districts and states in a difficult spot.”

Right. So be it. Let them go on record. Likewise, democrats in the senate will be in difficult spot too when they go on record for “Green New Deal.”

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One more example of the Great Republican/Conservative Civil War - when Ann Coulter is calling the President an idiot, lazy, incompetent, and his supporters stupid, you know that things have gotten really bad....

Can’t wait until it gets to the SC. The Democrats care about one thing, socialism in its purest form, bankrupting the country, turning it into a Marxist regime and allowing as Coulter once said, a bunch of idiots to run the country, heaven help us all.

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As usual - ignores Ann calling all Trump supporters stupid...

As usual - ignores Ann calling all Liberals stupid and insisting she’s more of standup man than they are, why are they silent?

Hope it does get to the SC -

Really? Funny that liberals would want that especially now? There home is within the 9th circuit of appeals court.

Trumpers binary world will come crashing down once again - as all the conservative judges follow their conservative principles and vote against an expansion of Executive power. And Donnie loses again...  

Yes and the Socialist will embrace capitalism as their new model slogan for 2020. ROFL!

Ann "There are a lot of bad republicans; there are no good democrats."

Is she onto something?

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http://www.fox5ny.com/news/work-begins-to-replace-steel-mesh-layer-of-border-wall-in-san-diego

Construction has begun on the fifth border wall project of Donald Trump's presidency,

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If your side was winning they wouldn’t bother to repair anything and would just let it fall down or start actively removing it.

They aren’t.

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Well the trouble the GOP is in is probably more about the structure of government. They've worked long and hard over the years to build up a voter suppression and gerrymandering position to keep them in power with a minority of the vote in some cases in some states. They pretty much went all in on Congress is what I'm trying to say.

Ahhh, the old manufactured and fake voter suppression, well, IF that were even the least bit true, Obama would have never been President ....twice. Well, that barrel got shot to...

As for the Democrats the ONLY way they can obtain votes is through the demonization of Whites, Christians, the bogus racial attacks and the false promise of milk and honey to shower the public with entitlements and socialism.

Now they are in a position where they might have to support a President who is creating an alternative path around Congress.

So that means the Democrats are seeking an alternate path in Marxism and fascism?

That means a win for Trump could lead to a situation where a Democratic President goes around a majority Republican House and Senate. They could have majorities in both chambers and it would become meaningless if the President decides to declare a national emergency.

Yes, I would like to see a Democrat elected president try to dismantle the Second Amendment or take everyone’s guns away. Lol

1861 would be resurrected all over again.

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