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On western swing, Trump aims to court pivotal Latino voters

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Trump has made scores of inflammatory and derogatory comments about Latinos,

The comments will be added to Trump's legacy along with the deaths of nearly 200,000 Americans linked to his inept bungling of the pandemic, a collapsed economy seeing millions of Americans out of work and with no job prospects, millions of Americans standing in lines at food kitchens which are unable to feed those in need, racial tensions higher than they've been in decades, a furthering of class divisions as income gaps widen, a country more divided than it's probably ever been, and a US shedding global allies. Xi and Putin are smiling.

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Though Trump has made scores of inflammatory and derogatory comments about Latinos blah blah blah

Oh my...

While Joe Biden failed for Hispanic Americans, President Trump delivered

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoG-mnN19ns

President Donald Trump holds Latinos for Trump Roundtable in Las Vegas, NV

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

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the deaths of nearly 200,000 Americans 

A lot of those are in Democrat run New York where Cuomo is directly responsible for sending COVID patients into nursing homes.

linked to his inept bungling of the pandemic,

No, he gets an A+ for that. Biden's the one who complained about Trump"s "xenophobia" when he shut down travel from China, and Pelosi's the one who was telling everyone to come to Chinatown and have a great time.

a collapsed economy seeing millions of Americans out of work

Thanks, China and Democrat lockdowns, thanks a lot.

and with no job prospects

Nah, they're coming back

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoG-mnN19ns

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This is how Latinos feel about President Trump.

https://latinosfortrump.us/

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There are roughly 60 million Americans who identify as Hispanic. That's a large population. And of course in any large population outliers and anomalies are bound to occur, including finding individuals supporting the Trump regime. Anyone who says they speak for a population that large is ... of questionable veracity.

U.S. Hispanic population surpassed 60 million in 2019

https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2020/07/07/u-s-hispanic-population-surpassed-60-million-in-2019-but-growth-has-slowed/

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Cuban immigrant, Maximo Alvarez, loves President Trump.

He gave a very heartfelt speech at the RNC about how President Trump is helping America and fighting against leftist tyranny which is what Maximo endured in Cuba.

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No, he gets an A+ for that. 

Someone didn’t bother to listen to the Woodward tapes.

This is how Latinos feel about President Trump.

Funny that Trump supporters are all about Latinx people now that Trump desperately needs their votes.

leftist tyranny which is what Maximo endured in Cuba.

As opposed to Trump’s tyranny as exemplified by his trying to interfere in private corporations?

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In the first moments of his 2016 campaign, he declared that many Mexican immigrants were “rapists.”

This is of course not what Trump said. He was referring to illegal aliens who commit crimes - not immigrants. There is a difference. Hispanics who believe in personal responsibility know that illegal means illegal. Any rape, murder or other serious crime committed by an illegal alien is a crime that never should have occurred.

This story is like the “both sides” lie the Dems/media push regarding Charlottesville. Trump was clearly referring to both sides of the statute debate- not the Leftist fascists or the Rightest white nationalists. The press construe Trump in whatever manner best suits their narrative.

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Joy Villa does a great job being positive and upbeat about America. ( she is on youtube)

She does represent how latinos feel about America

She often headlines Trump rallies wearing her famous Trump dress.

Her message is heart warming and full of positive encouragement which is #walkaway from the hate and unify to make America great again by being patriotic.

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In the first moments of his 2016 campaign, he declared that many Mexican immigrants were “rapists.”

This is of course not what Trump said. He was referring to illegal aliens who commit crimes - not immigrants.

Who knows what Trump means when he speaks. His communication skills are at a 10 year old level. The Republicans have created a rapid response team to try to interpret, spin and/or sanitize his remarks.

Who knows whether Trump's intentionally dog whistling to his base (planting ideas like Mexicans are rapists), being 'sarcastic', whether he'll flip-flop minutes later, whether he'll claim he didn't say what he was recorded to have said, or what. Trump's the worst communicator to have ever been US president. Even worse than Bush 43.

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Wow. This is a very positive and telling article about the Latino vote in Arizona.

A snipet from the following article.

In a south Phoenix strip mall near a Chinese restaurant and cell phone store, sits a new office designed to mobilize Latino voters and convince them to vote for President Donald Trump in November.

Outside the front doors, the words "Latinos for Trump" are written in chalk on the sidewalk.

The windows of Latinos for Trump are adorned with photos of Latinos and core values the Trump campaign believes will attract this group of voters: faith, family, opportunity.

https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/elections/2020/09/13/arizona-trump-campaign-courts-latino-voters/5771916002/

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Trump talking to Latinos;

Yes my Latino friends, I love you very much. When I was growing up I watched I love Lucy every day - not for Lucy but for Desi. And I used to play Zorro. And my first car was a Cordoba - because of Ricardo Montalban...

You'll hear the MSM say I called you rapists, that you were all members of MS-13, that you're invading our country in caravans, and that I locked your children up at the border - not true!

Just like I never said the virus was dangerous, highly contagious, and five times more deadly than the flu...

Now, let's order some Taco Bell...

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Holy cow! What an energetic and upbeat turn out Miami's Ministerio Internacional El Rey Jesús, one of the nation's largest Latino megachurches, Trump sought the support of Hispanic Americans in January, telling them, "We have God on our side."

The picture show a lot of happy and positive people. This is awesome!

https://nypost.com/2020/05/30/why-so-many-latino-voters-are-flocking-to-trumps-gop/

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The demographic he has actively targeted because most undocumented workers are Latino...I wonder how this will turn out.

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PTownsend: Who knows what Trump means when he speaks. His communication skills are at a 10 year old level.

OK - that is true. But he is entertaining !

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If liberals are now saying they dont know what Trump means when he speaks, then why are you always here complaining about what he said?

Biden is the one who we always say "have no idea what he is talking about". he said this many people have been lost to COVID: "Six thousand three hundred forty-four thousand seven hundred"

Also figures the woke man here would use "Latinx". thats a no-no.

all about Latinx people

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/10/25/latinx-race-progressives-hispanic-latinos-column/4082760002/

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Those who bandy around such simplistic words as "Latinos" may as well group Belorussians and British as simply "Europeans." They are far from a unified block, with those having escaped communism trending more conservative while those having escaped corruption and looking for a better life trending more liberal. Fortunately, Trump has simplified things: they all come from S-hole countries.

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Cadet Bone Spurs was, is and will continue be a fraud.

The United States of America will remember for decades November 8, 2016 as “another date that will live in infamy”.

We The People of the United States of America must encourage our fellow citizens to vote on November 3rd and “Make the USA Sane Again”.

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The picture show a lot of happy and positive people. This is awesome!

It sure is - I've never seen so many stick people drawn in Black Sharpie...

OK - that is true. But he is entertaining !

Ant that really sums up Trump-word, doesn't it. It's not about competence, or honesty, or integrity, or morality...it's just about being entertained. Trump supporters are entertained, while 193K Americans die...some are entertained and die - like this gentleman...

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/daughter-trump-supporter-who-died-covid-rips-president-s-pandemic-n1239777

If liberals are now saying they dont know what Trump means when he speaks, then why are you always here complaining about what he said?

For the same reason Trump supporters hear what he says on tape but still deny he said it...

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Looking at that picture ...... Treasure Island Hotel and Casino, made me look around a little.

And this is what I came up with (concerning Phil Ruffin and his "partner")

**He is also a business partner of United States President Donald Trump, with whom he co-owns the Trump International Hotel Las Vegas.** (Wikipedia, if people don't mind!)

Wonder how much money was exchanged again (Trump did use quite some of his campaign funds for let's call it "different stuff", didn't he). And I wonder which "class" those participating Latinos belong to. Most definitely this event was another PR gig for Donald the Instigator!

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I dont deny anything he said that is on tape in his voice. which is only 1% of the things liberals attack about, the other 99% is anonymous sources/fake news.

What I dispute is your misinterpretation of the meaning of what he said. When it is perfectly clear what he said, on tape.

For the same reason Trump supporters hear what he says on tape but still deny he said it...

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This is of course not what Trump said. He was referring to illegal aliens who commit crimes - not immigrants. 

Wow, just wow. It’s fine that Trump labeled all Mexican immigrants rapists, but you’re worried about whether undocumented immigrant (“illegal alien”) is an immigrant.

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> > PTownsend: Who knows what Trump means when he speaks. His communication skills are at a 10 year old level. 

OK - that is true. But he is entertaining !

That describes precisely why Trump’s fans like him. Not because he’s competent, because he speaks like a 10 y/o and it’s entertaining.

This is the level of intellect we are dealing with.

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Holy smokes. The positivity keeps on rolling.

More and more people are seeing President Trump for who he really is and always has been. A man who loves America and all Americans and who simply wants the best for them.

More and more people are waking up to this fact.

Poll: Trump Edges Biden Among Florida Latino Voters, Far Ahead of 2016 Polling

https://www.westernjournal.com/poll-trump-edges-biden-among-florida-latino-voters-far-ahead-2016-polling/

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I do notice, whether it's the Latinos, Asian, Black, or whatever group, they both divide into pro and anti Trump. And I'm interested to find out whether the pro or the anti group is larger. Trump really needs substantial lead (as in landslide) to win the election because the Dems already prepared scenarios when they lose or when the election is too close. I do feel that I need to put into my vote because this is the only chance for me to vote for a non-politician. I kind of want Trump to be president for a while.

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What I dispute is your misinterpretation of the meaning of what he said. When it is perfectly clear what he said, on tape.

Yes, what Trump says is perfectly clear, and damning of him as a “leader.”

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No, he gets an A+ for that. 

Someone didn’t bother to listen to the Woodward tapes.

Is that all you got is the Woodward tapes? Fail.

Trump supporters hear what he says on tape but still deny he said it...

Trump haters hear what he and that expert said at that press conference but still claim he suggested people inject themselves with disinfectant...

That describes precisely why Trump’s fans like him. Not because he’s competent, because he speaks like a 10 y/o and it’s entertaining.

He speaks like normal Americans speak. Not like politicians speak.

This is the level of intellect we are dealing with.

I'm laughing at the superior intellect.

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Laguna: Those who bandy around such simplistic words as "Latinos" may as well group Belorussians and British as simply "Europeans." They are far from a unified block, 

Sure not a unified block. So why does the Left treat all White people as a unified block? I read the link BlackLabel referenced in which the term Latinx was essentially imposed on the Latino community. The need to change language to match ideology is like re-education by the ideologues during the Chinese Communist Cultural Revolution.

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Yes, I thought we had stopped calling groups of people by names they dont accept.

Even more so when liberals are trying to pander to them long enough to get them to vote against Trump.

But liberals now what is best. for everyone.

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He speaks like normal Americans speak. Not like politicians speak.

Very few Americans speak like Trump. Most are somewhat intelligible.

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Any rape, murder or other serious crime committed by an illegal alien is a crime that never should have occurred.

What are crimes that you think should occur?

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Keep calling them murderers and rapists and I am sure their love for trump will grow.

Intelligence, obviously, has no role in his thinking process.

The Covid 19 pandemic has affected the minorities, including the Latinos disproportionately, so the only Latinos who will vote for trump are the ones who have have given up their integrity.

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any violent assaults against police/federal agents are now justified and should occur, right?

set a fire anytime you want, its climate change fault! destroy a business, those people dont need that business they built, they are probably racist anyway. looting? just take it from the store, YOU deserve it!

refusing to comply with lawful orders from a police officer and just do what you want instead, all these crimes should occur, right?

What are crimes that you think should occur?

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any violent assaults against police/federal agents are now justified and should occur, right?

What an odd thing to suggest. I'm unsure as to why you think this.

set a fire anytime you want, its climate change fault! destroy a business, those people dont need that business they built, they are probably racist anyway. looting? just take it from the store, YOU deserve it!

refusing to comply with lawful orders from a police officer and just do what you want instead, all these crimes should occur, right?

You're not really making sense, or engaging with the question I set someone else.

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Probably most Rich privileged white folk make derogatory comments about Latinos, but they also realize that they are mighty cheap for pool cleaning, gardening, babysitting, cleaning...

(an American once told me that the real snow in NY business circles doesn’t come from the sky, it comes from Latin America.)

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Only the most hardened, twisted Castro haters in Florida will be blind enough to swallow Trump's sudden amor for Latinos. Most Spanish-speaking voters will still remember his undisguised contempt for the caravans of "all their bad people", the "drug dealers", terrorists", "thugs", "rapists", "wetbacks" with their "anchor babies" and his list of "bad hombres" goes on. The Latinx voters know all about Trump's lack of "cojones" and his 50 years of living "la vida loca" so they are going to make the orange gringo pay for his panic wall of hate and prejudice. So despite Trump's 11th hour conversion, it's, "No va, Meester Tramp! Hasta la vista, Chingado-in-Chief!"

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The comments will be added to Trump's legacy along with the deaths of nearly 200,000 Americans linked to his inept bungling of the pandemic,

But will the historians also note how the death rate was on the decline over the last 3 months? Will they write about how many children weren’t affected by this virus like the elderly?

a collapsed economy seeing millions of Americans out of work and with no job prospects, millions of Americans standing in lines at food kitchens which are unable to feed those in need, racial tensions higher than they've been in decades,

And all the fault of these partisan Democrat mayors and governors that could care less about the average American that is struggling and is not allowed to go to work while the rest of globe moves on and now that more and more of the job creators are leaving, unemployment will continue to rise.

a furthering of class divisions as income gaps widen, a country more divided than it's probably ever been, and a US shedding global allies. Xi and Putin are smiling.

Thank you Democrats.

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set a fire anytime you want, its climate change fault! 

Trump supporters are the only ones claiming this. I tried to educate you about this yesterday, but it clearly didn’t work.

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how many arsonists have been arrested? and in which states are the fires located? who runs those states? how close to Portland, Oregon are some of the fires?

answer those, and you can receive your own education.

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But will the historians also note how the death rate was on the decline over the last 3 months? Will they write about how many children weren’t affected by this virus like the elderly?

Yes, obviously.

And all the fault of these partisan Democrat mayors and governors that could care less about the average American that is struggling and is not allowed to go to work while the rest of globe moves on and now that more and more of the job creators are leaving, unemployment will continue to rise.

We get it, mayors and governors are more powerful than the president in your reality.

Thank you Democrats.

Weird given Democrats cut taxes on the poor and want to provide them assistance to allow them to drag themselves out of poverty and the republicans give tax breaks to the rich and abolish assistance programs for the poor.

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So, do you want the corporate party red candidate, or the corporate party blue candidate? WE DON'T WANT EITHER OF THEM!! Americans are going to get WHAT THEY DESERVE!!

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Latino voters do not support crime and are often the victims of it.

Latino voters do not support illegal aliens, for obvious reasons too many to list.

So its understandable they would be less likely than previous elections to vote Democrat. The only Dem hope now is not that someone votes FOR Biden but that they dont vote at all, to deny their vote to Trump.

Even the vote against Trump isnt working anymore for Dems in the Black and Latino communities.

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There are no arsonists.

https://www.opb.org/article/2020/09/11/antifa-wildfires-oregon-rumors-fact-check-debunked/

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This is how Latinos feel

Latino voters do not support

Latino voters do not support

 imposed on the Latino community.

An example of 'hubris' (being PC) would be those pushing for Trump's brand of white nationalism while speaking for Latinos.

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Trump's sudden love affair with Latino voters won't wash: they know a "bad hombre" when they see one.

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We get it, mayors and governors are more powerful than the president in your reality.

Then why have them if they are not? But they sure want that money from the federal government....odd.

Weird given Democrats cut taxes on the poor

The poor don’t really pay taxes. But at the same time they raise his cost of living and raise taxes on everybody else, that’s the reason why people in California New York are leaving because they can’t make any money in the pay out of the ears when it comes to taxes.

and want to provide them assistance to allow them to drag themselves out of poverty and the republicans give tax breaks to the rich and abolish assistance programs for the poor.

As long as Minorities continue to vote for Democrats the standard of living in States like California, New York, Oregon and Washington will never change.

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Historians always go on and on about 9/11, why aren't there any booms about the millions of buildings which weren't destroyed that day??

Oh boy....lol

Could you engage with either the substance of the article, or the posts other users are making? These QAnon posts are witless and boring.

No, how about addressing the Anarchists and arsonists that won’t stop until they destroy the entire nation and explain to us why these people are willing to burn their own states and cities down

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The poor don’t really pay taxes. 

They really do.

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Why would the Latinos support a fascist who badmouths them, persecutes them, hates them, kicks them in the head, steal their children away? They ain't stupid.

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They really do.

Not quite entirely...

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/81-million-americans-wont-pay-any-federal-income-taxes-this-year-heres-why-2018-04-16

Approximately 76.4 million or 44.4% of Americans won’t pay any federal income tax in 2018, up from 72.6 million people or 43.2% in 2016 before President Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to estimates from the Tax Policy Center, a nonprofit joint venture by the Urban Institute and Brookings Institution, which are both Washington, D.C.-based think tanks. That’s below the 50% peak during the Great Recession. They still obviously pay sales tax, property taxes and other taxes.

“The large percentage of people who don’t owe federal income tax is a feature, not a bug, of the revenue code,” according to the Tax Policy Center. “By design, the federal income tax always has excluded a significant fraction of households through a combination of personal exemptions, the standard deduction, zero bracket amounts, and more recently, tax credits.”

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