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Major National Security Announcement from President Trump - Tuesday 1.8.2019 at 9pm Eastern.

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posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 07:52 PM
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originally posted by: fleabit
We'll hear "This is a strike fully supported by those furloughed" and "national security we are all doomed if this doesn't get funded" and so on. Election coming - campaign promise must be met, even if poorly thought out and scarcely supported, at least by anyone with a brain.


originally posted by: rickymouse
Because the Dems are being so stubborn and will not compromise one bit, this is a national emergency.


That's absolute baloney. So basically compromise means they MUST agree to wall funding, or it won't pass. Even though there was a vote of 100-0 on a bill to fund the government - wasn't good enough for Trump. This is SOLELY on him. So compromise apparently now means strong arming to get what you want.

If they cave, what happens next? How many more threats of shutdown if Trump doesn't get what he wants? People just don't understand his toddler mentality, I guess. If he has an angle, no matter how poorly planned, no matter who it hurts, if in the end, it makes him look good, he'll do it.


Not quite,
Trump ran the election with the priority promise '' we will build a wall ''
The people voted him in on his promise.
$5 Billion is a drop in the bucket compared to spending costs on a range of other items.
All the Democrats are on record in the past decade as saying we need a border /wall/security fence what ever. They all agree it needs to be done.

The Democrats are not saying NO because of funding, or morals, or ethics or what ever.. they are saying no because if they give President Trump this political victory - then come 2020 he is all the more stronger.

The Democrats don't care about America's security - they care more about being elected in 2020.

The people are glad someone has the balls finally to play hard ball...



scarcely supported
you are deluded!




posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 07:57 PM
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a reply to: fleabit

What, about the wall, would impact you personally?



posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 08:00 PM
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a reply to: Agit8dChop

You really put a lot of time and effort into educating people who get their information from deceitful media sources.

Congrats on your empathy, patience, and tenacity, Agit8dChop.




posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 08:02 PM
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a reply to: DBCowboy


how do you feel about the national deficit?



posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 08:05 PM
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originally posted by: knoxie
a reply to: DBCowboy


how do you feel about the national deficit?


Nice try.

*golf clap*

Why don't you answer the question.




posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 08:13 PM
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originally posted by: mzinga
a reply to: Grambler

Can we at least agree there are more pressing issues facing our nation than a wall? This is the most important thing we face as a country?


Well of course there are more important things than the wall, and most of them continue despite the shutdown. However yes, the shutdown is bad and I want it to end.

Can you agree that 5 billion is a pittance? So why do the dems put those things on hold over 5 billion?

Reagan granted amnesty in exchange for a priomise of border security.

Its been 3 decades and we are still waiting.

Should we just give up on border security because there are more important things? I think not.

I think now is the time to deal with it, before it gets much worse.



posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 08:15 PM
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originally posted by: knoxie
a reply to: DBCowboy


how do you feel about the national deficit?


So you're okay with 135 billion being spent on illegals, but have your issues over spending 5 billion that might mitigate the 135 billion?

And you want to question ME about the deficit?



posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 08:15 PM
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a reply to: fleabit

There is absolutely been no effort to compromise for the dems.

Trump has at least been willing to negotiate, meanwhile Pelosi claims the wall is immoral.

That means she refuses to compromise on something that is immoral.

Never mind she voted to fund a fence. Never mind she has a wall around her house.

Nope, if you want a wall, you are immoral, and shouldnt be negotiated with.

The dems are at least as responsible for the continued shut down as Trump.



posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 08:19 PM
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originally posted by: Agit8dChop


The Democrats are not saying NO because of funding, or morals, or ethics or what ever.. they are saying no because if they give President Trump this political victory - then come 2020 he is all the more stronger.

The Democrats don't care about America's security - they care more about being elected in 2020.



Great post!
This is the point.

Many democrats or others are peeved that trump would shut down the government over the wall. I want the wall, but ok, i can see the logic in this.

How are these very same people absolutely livid that the dems are shutting it down for something far less important, trying to harm trump in 2020?

At least trump legitimately wants a wall for security. The dems are pretending something they have all voted for in the past is immoral and thus shutting down the government because they care more about hurting trump than they do federal workers not being paid or food stamps being sent out, or border sceurity.

That is indefensible in my opinion.



posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 08:23 PM
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a reply to: Grambler

VP Mike Pence revealed today that President Trump called Nancy Pelosi the day after Christmas.

Trump: "Will you give me just $2.5 billion for wall construction?".

Pelosi: "No. Not a single penny Mr. President!"



posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 08:27 PM
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a reply to: carewemust


LOLOLOL

if this is true it proves he only wants a symbolic wall for his base.

there's not going to be a continuous wall... never was. he promised too much, and now he wants money to appease his base. that's ludicrous.



posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 08:43 PM
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originally posted by: knoxie
a reply to: carewemust


LOLOLOL

if this is true it proves he only wants a symbolic wall for his base.

there's not going to be a continuous wall... never was. he promised too much, and now he wants money to appease his base. that's ludicrous.


No calling a wall immoral and anyone who wants one immoral, while voting for a fence in the past and having a wall around your house is ludicrous.

Trump wants a wall, that is obvious. You may hate the wall, but there is no doubt he wants it.

The dems on the other hand are pretending to not want a wall because its immoral, when we all know that is a lie. This shows they either 1. dont want border security, or 2. are willing to sacrafice it and hurt the people by having a shutdown just to spite trump.

That is ludicrous.



posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 09:07 PM
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Not quite,
Trump ran the election with the priority promise '' we will build a wall ''
The people voted him in on his promise.
$5 Billion is a drop in the bucket compared to spending costs on a range of other items.


Not quite...

Trump ran the election with the promise, and I trust I don't need to dig up all the times this was promised, that he would build a wall - and Mexico would pay for it. That's very different than we will build a wall and I'll need funding and upkeep for it for decades.

5 Billion is not what it will cost to build a wall. Why do people act like 5 billion = wall is built? The wall has been estimated at 70 + billion, not counting all the legal issues with property and other factors in actually putting the wall into place. So he wins this.. then what? Shutdown in 6 months if another 10 billion isn't allocated? Then another shutdown in 2 years unless 30 billion isn't allocated towards the wall? Do you seriously think if he wins this, that he won't do it again.. and again? C'mon.

Considering that Mexico was supposed to be paying for this wall, that's not a great deal for Americans.

As far as the actual point of the wall - immigration has declined since 2007. The majority of immigrants are in 5 states (58%). Some of those have commercial industries that turn a blind eye to immigrants, because they pay them a pittance for hard labor. Tomato pickers in Florida making 5 cents a bushel. And they had to try and fight to make 6 cents! Napa grape pickers - many immigrants there. Again, the 40 + billion dollar (domestic) wine industry turned a blind eye to those workers who had to travel 50 miles each way, each day, to earn a pittance doing hard labor for that industry.

Drugs? Please.. people don't get it. Most drugs enter the U.S. through points of entry, NOT over the border. That is a pittance. It won't stop the largest influx of drugs into the United States. Even smaller operations will find a way over, under, or around the wall.

Homicides or other crimes? A small fraction are from immigrants. And most are localized in the same states where most migrants end up. Focus on those states for immigrants, for workers and criminals, would go a long way to curbing the problem. Which compared to citizens, pales in comparison. But Trump will convince people are are in dire peril of being raped or killed by a Mexican, or that they will be selling our kids drugs. When the reality is it is so much more likely to happen from U.S. citizens.

At the end of the day, this is no way a national emergency. If Trump attempts that, he is simply doing what he has done since he came into office. Skirting policy and norm to get something he wants. As much as he harassed Obama for Executive Orders, he certainly found them useful when he realized he didn't have the political know-how to actually come to a concessions over policies using political methods. His followers blindly claim he is just circumventing "red tape." Except that red tape is actually the glue that holds the nation together. Ignoring it is when someone starts the happy journey towards becoming a dictator.

Declaring a national emergency is much of the same. There is no way this is a national emergency. With immigration declining since 2007, claiming we are doomed if we don't build a wall is so much stupid, it's hard to describe. Yet his peeps are dead-set on him fulfilling his campaign promise. Even though it is completely different than the one he made - he has claimed 20+ plus that Mexico would be the ones paying for the wall.



posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 09:10 PM
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There are leaders and there are reactionaries (aka followers)

Reactionary Chuck Schumer now wants airtime after Leader President Trump Tuesday evening.
twitter.com...
edit on 1/7/2019 by carewemust because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 09:14 PM
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a reply to: fleabit

All Presidents do what they can, without involving Congress. President Obama taught President Trump what's possible.



posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 09:15 PM
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The inept, lying lunatic, diseased minded fool goes on TV babbling some nonsense.

Trump is desperate. If I were a TV network I wouldn't give him 2 seconds



posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 09:16 PM
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a reply to: Willtell




If I were a TV network I wouldn't give him 2 seconds


How long did it take to type:



The inept, lying lunatic, diseased minded fool goes on TV babbling some nonsense.









posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 09:18 PM
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a reply to: JinMI

As long as it takes Trump to fashion a sane thought and for you to defend a moron



posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 09:20 PM
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originally posted by: Grambler

originally posted by: knoxie
a reply to: carewemust


LOLOLOL

if this is true it proves he only wants a symbolic wall for his base.

there's not going to be a continuous wall... never was. he promised too much, and now he wants money to appease his base. that's ludicrous.


No calling a wall immoral and anyone who wants one immoral, while voting for a fence in the past and having a wall around your house is ludicrous.

Trump wants a wall, that is obvious. You may hate the wall, but there is no doubt he wants it.

The dems on the other hand are pretending to not want a wall because its immoral, when we all know that is a lie. This shows they either 1. dont want border security, or 2. are willing to sacrafice it and hurt the people by having a shutdown just to spite trump.

That is ludicrous.


Can't we just say it.

They think that Trump is Putin's Bi#ch. Can't we all just admit that?



posted on Jan, 7 2019 @ 09:22 PM
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Trumps Fox news, Anne Coulter shutdown is going to start killing people who are without food stamps and good hardworking people in the federal government who will be without a check.

What is the idiot going to say? What excuses will he babble about?




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