Daily Archives: February 20, 2017

President Donald J. Trump’s First Month: Achieving Results for the American People

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After one month in office, President Donald J. Trump is already achieving results for the American people.

Jump starting Job Creation: President Trump is looking out for American workers that Washington has left behind.

Signed a Presidential Memorandum ordering the United States to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations and agreement
Hosted the CEO of Intel to announce Intel’s plan to invest $7 billion in a United States factory that will create 10,000 American jobs
Signed a Presidential Memorandum to clear roadblocks to construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline Signed a Presidential Memorandum declaring that the Dakota Access Pipeline serves the national interest and initiating the process to complete construction
Signed a Presidential Memorandum ordering that all new pipeline construction and repair work use materials and equipment from the United States
Signed legislation, House Joint Resolution 38, to block the burdensome Stream Protection Rule from causing further harm to the coal industry
Signed legislation, House Joint Resolution 41, to eliminate a costly regulation that threatened to put domestic extraction companies and their employees at an unfair disadvantage
Saving Taxpayers Money: President Trump is fighting to save Americans’ hard-earned tax dollars.

Saved Americans $700 million on a new batch of F-35 fighters
Capped the cost of Boeing’s next-generation Air Force One fleet at millions below that which was agreed to by the Obama administration

more at whitehouse.gov

 

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Trump is Fascist – Prove from American Media ? 2015, 2016 ….

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Is Donald Trump a Fascist? – Ross Douthat DEC. 3, 2015

The Republican establishment, that lumbering beast, still can’t decide on how and whether and when to go after Donald J. Trump. But last week a few Republican insiders floated an accusation that you usually hear liberals sling against the right: That the real estate magnate turned populist is actually a fascist….

…  Writing for Slate last week, Jamelle Bouie argued that Trumpism, however ideologically inchoate, manifests at least seven of the hallmarks of fascism identified by the Italian polymath Umberto Eco….

…  Whether or not we want to call Trump a fascist outright, then, it seems fair to say that he’s closer to the “proto-fascist” zone on the political spectrum than either the average American conservative or his recent predecessors in right-wing populism…..

https://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/03/opinion/campaign-stops/is-donald-trump-a-fascist.html

 

Donald Trump’s Alt-Reality

Since Election Day there has been an abundance of liberal hyperbole about the dangers of a Trump administration.

Michael Kinsley wrote in the Washington Post that “Donald Trump is Actually a Fascist.” Jonathan Chait warned in New York magazine of “the step-by-step acceptance of the unthinkable as normal.” Masha Gessen, a Russian journalist known for her opposition to Vladimir Putin who is also a colleague, primed Americans on what to expect from a Trump administration in an essay in The New York Review of Books: “Autocracy: Rules for Survival.”

NY Times 12 15 2016

 

 

NYC Attorney, an Undocumented Immigrant, Advocates for Other Immigrants

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His mother’s dream is Cesar Vargas’s American story. “She risked everything to give me a better life,” he said.

He is 33 years old now, but was just 5 when he crossed from Mexico to the United States with his mother, Teresa. Cesar’s father had just died. Opportunities for the family in the city of Puebla were scarce. So she decided to cross to join her other children already in the U.S. They moved to New York as undocumented immigrants. Teresa worked odd jobs. Cesar studied and eventually went to law school.

“If she can cross and put her life in danger, being at risk of being raped, killed, I can be an attorney,” he said, After passing the bar and a 4-year legal fight, he won a court battle becoming the first openly undocumented lawyer in the Empire State….. What is it ?

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Politics Unusual: The Congressional Review Act

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President Donald Trump has been using a little-known law, the Congressional Review Act, to wipe away rules and regulations finalized in the last months of the Obama administration.

Political stars don’t always align for this rarely used rule to be effective. But right now, with Republicans in control of both the White House and Congress, the Trump administration is moving quickly to dismantle some core environmental protections put in place by President Obama…

The CRA (Congressional Review Act) gives lawmakers the ability to quickly push bills through and reverse recent regulations by the previous administration with a simple majority, avoiding the possibility of a filibuster.

Video Fox5NY

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Elite Panic As Trump Saves World Economy

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A slew of economic data came out this week. Almost all of it was positive. Americans are still going to stores and spending big (retail sales came in better than expected for January). They’re also buying houses. And cars. And using their credit cards.
On top of that, small and medium-sized business owners are giddy. The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index is at its highest level since 2004. The Alex Jones video

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