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Old 07-28-2019, 07:51 AM
Status: "I ordered the Code Red that killed Santiago!" (set 19 days ago)
 
Location: Boston, MA
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Has Trump called a town in Appalachia a "dump"? Have we all missed that? That's one of his strong voting bases, so no, no matter how dumpy and meth riddled it is, I don't believe he's called them a "dump".

And a follow up question, has another sitting president ever - ever - called an American city "a dump"?
When a Rep from Appalachia criticizes the hard working people of the CBP as essentially evil people then we'll talk about why Trump doesn't criticize that person's district.

Deal??
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Old 07-28-2019, 07:51 AM
 
Location: Tyler, TX
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Racist is just a trope now. If it meant something, ever, its meaning is diminished these days. I could go to some factions where my merely being white means I’m racist.

It’s sad that real racists are diminished by recreational outrage overusing the word.
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Old 07-28-2019, 07:55 AM
 
Location: New Orleans, La. USA
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It seems very odd that the left immediately calls Trump a "racist" for saying Baltimore is a dump. It is- have any of you been there? How is calling a place that is a dump "racist"? Can one no longer speak the truth in the eyes of modern day leftists? If you don't acknowledge a fact, can a problem ever be solved?

Is calling parts of Appalachia a dump "racist" as well? The Blue Ridge Mountains are beautiful, but many parts of Appalachia are dumps- trust me- we hike there all the time. The North Carolina area can actually be pretty wealthy, but far eastern TN, far western VA and WV can be pretty dumpy. Racist?
You have to look at Trumps overall behavior.

Trump said Omarosa is a dog, Maxine Waters has a low IQ, Lebron James is stupid, and Don Lemon is the dumbest man on television.

Trump attacked black NFL players for protesting during Anthem.

Trump called African countries sh--hole countries and said there are good people in the KKK.

Trump said all immigrants from Haiti have AIDS, people visiting America from Nigeria would never want to go back home to their huts, and Puerto Rico's leaders can't function because "they want everything to be done for them."

Trump told non-white US citizens to go back to countries where they came from.

Trump disrespected and made fun of Pocahontas.

Trump wants to build a wall to keep out South Americans and ban Muslims from coming to America.

And now Trump is calling the (mainly black) city of Baltimore “a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” and a “very dangerous & filthy place” where “no human being would want to live.”


If any democrat politician said all the above things they would be called a racist as well.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racial...f_Donald_Trump

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Old 07-28-2019, 07:56 AM
 
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Racist is just a trope now. If it meant something, ever, its meaning is diminished these days. I could go to some factions where my merely being white means Iím racist.

Itís sad that real racists are diminished by recreational outrage overusing the word.
I once made the inexcusable error of telling the person I was talking to - a liberal - that I didn't like rap music. He said I was being racist. Oye.
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Old 07-28-2019, 07:58 AM
 
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Racist is just a trope now. If it meant something, ever, its meaning is diminished these days. I could go to some factions where my merely being white means Iím racist.

Itís sad that real racists are diminished by recreational outrage overusing the word.
Agreed. What is worse is that the fear of being considered to be racist no matter what you do will make a person limit their interactions with people of other races, further splintering our society.
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Old 07-28-2019, 07:59 AM
 
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The reason Trump singled it out is twofold:

Cummings lied about the conditions at the border, and ignored that these ILLEGALS voluntarily, and illegally crossed the border in order to be detained.

Baltimore has declined severely over the last several years partially due to neglect by politicians like Cummings, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake and then, his friend, the most recent corrupt Mayor, Catherine Pugh. They are more interested in keeping the horrid status quo and just mining votes.

https://www.baltimoresun.com/marylan...502-story.html
This here
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Old 07-28-2019, 07:59 AM
 
Location: USA
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I once made the inexcusable error of telling the person I was talking to - a liberal - that I didn't like rap music. He said I was being racist. Oye.
Too funny. I know several Black people that HATE Rap and Hip Hop music. I guess they are racist too.
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Old 07-28-2019, 07:59 AM
 
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I once made the inexcusable error of telling the person I was talking to - a liberal - that I didn't like rap music. He said I was being racist. Oye.
I'm a liberal and I don't like rap music (I like country music)....not everyone thinks alike. I don't know why you are putting everyone into the same box.
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Old 07-28-2019, 08:03 AM
 
Location: NJ
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Left wing now declares all political opposition as 'RACIST".


Dictionary must consider redefining the term racist.


By calling Trump a racist over this, lifts away the fog of democrat lies and abuse to show them for the unethical and divisive party they have become. More hate and fear mongering from the socialist dems. this time their face mask slipped and their faces caught on camera while committing this crime of character assassination.
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Old 07-28-2019, 08:04 AM
 
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You have to look at Trumps overall behavior.

Trump said Omarosa is a dog, Maxine Waters has a low IQ, Lebron James is stupid, and Don Lemon is the dumbest man on television.

Trump attacked black NFL players for protesting during Anthem.

Trump called African countries sh--hole countries and said there are good people in the KKK.

Trump said all immigrants from Haiti have AIDS, people visiting America from Nigeria would never want to go back to their huts, and Puerto Rico's leaders can't function because "they want everything to be done for them."
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racial..._professionals

Trump told told non-white US citizens to go back to countries where came from.

Trump disrespected and made fun of Pocahontas.

Trump wants to build a wall to keep out South Americans and ban Muslims from coming to America.

And now Trump is calling the (mainly black) city of Baltimore “a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” and a “very dangerous & filthy place” where “no human being would want to live.”


If any democrat politician said all the above things they would be called a racist as well.
And how many white politicians did Trump make fun of? Sleepy Joe Biden, Lying Ted Cruz, low energy Bush.

He wants to build a wall to define our border and limit illegal entry. Many countries have the same.

Pointing out the failings of an administration of a city that has fostered a bad living condition for years for its residents is racist? Maybe it is the city administrators that are racist for allowing their residents to continue living in deplorable conditions.

Trump has a mouth and likes to attack, but he is an equal opportunity offender.
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