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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Trump Insults Our Troops, Again

Reprinted with permission from Creators.


Among Donald Trump’s favorite stump-speech cliches is insisting on his fervent veneration of our military veterans. He often posts flowery tweets about them too, referring to them as “amazing people” and promising to “take care of the vets” because “we love the vets.” It is a sentiment that almost every politician — or citizen — should be able to utter with perfect sincerity.

Given the insults he has heaped on veterans lately, those words now sound as hollow as any other Trump lie.

Twice in three days, the president decided not to show up at ceremonies honoring American veterans, evidently fearing rain.…

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Border Fiasco: Troops Will Miss Thanksgiving To Shovel Manure

Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.


Trump’s desire to separate families continues, this time forcing members of the military to miss Thanksgiving with their families in order to shovel horse manure miles away from the U.S.-Mexico border.

Before the 2018 midterm election, Trump repeatedly attacked a group of refugees slowly making their way through Mexico, many of whom aim to seek asylum in the U.S. when they eventually arrive at the border.

Trump did everything he could to give the impression that this group was a threat, seemingly lacking faith in America’s ability to deal with impoverished refugees in a compassionate and strong manner.…

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Deception: North Korea Maintains 16 Hidden Missile Bases

Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.


Satellite images reveal that North Korea has 16 hidden ballistic missile bases, including one within 80 miles of U.S. soldiers — evidence that the rogue regime has “engaged in a great deception” of the Trump administration, the New York Times reports.

One of the bases, known as Sakkanmol, is just 80 miles from U.S. troops in Seoul, South Korea. There are over 23,400 American soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines stationed in South Korea.

A few months ago, Trump told rallygoers he “fell in love” with Kim after they met.

If that’s true, North Korea is cheating on America.…

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