Now that the fiasco in Washington is over, and there was a total acquittal, I would like to know when the taxpayers' money that was squandered in this circus will be repaid back to the American taxpayers.

Also, the antics and disrespect to the president during the State of the Union address by Speaker Nancy Pelosi was deplorable. I question her mental capacity to govern. It's time the old woman saddles up along with her cronies and rides off into the sunset. Our government cannot operate efficiently with such animosity against each other.

This is an election year — vote.

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Emile Pope

Perhaps when donald reimburses the taxpayers for his golf outings I’ll consider it...

Carlos Ponce

President Trump donates all of his salary of $400,000 (except for $1). The money went to the National Park Service, the Department of Education, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and the Department of Homeland Security according to Snopes. By contrast, Obama donated about a third of his $3.2 million dollar salary according to Snopes.

Kimberly Klepcyk

The cost for his golf outings alone through October of last year had cost taxpayers more than $109 million or more than 250 times his Presidential salary. He and his entire family are profiting off of his Presidency at the taxpayers expense. Only members of his Cult45 still believe this “giving up his salary” nonsense.

Carlos Ponce

If his golf outings were just for golfing Kimberly would have something. Usually they are not. When a Prime Minister like Abe of Japan requests discussing things on the golf course should the US say "no"? I think not. Trump's golf outings are coupled with other events. If Kimberly Klepcyk doesn't like it, don't vote for him. But historically presidents golf. It's good exercise and a lot more than a golf game gets accomplished. Among golfing presidents we include Donald Trump, John F. Kennedy

Dwight D. Eisenhower, Gerald R. Ford, Franklin D. Roosevelt (pre-polio)

George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Ronald Reagan, Warren G. Harding, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson,

Richard M. Nixon, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Calvin Coolidge listed in order starting with the best golfing presidents according to Golf Digest.

Why was there more concern with Obama golfing? He tended to golf with celebrities not dignitaries. He did golf with foreign dignitaries - occasionally. But Time magazine called Obama's golf outings "insular".

Gary Miller

Kimberly> Trumps golf costs only a little more than mine. The big costs are caused by having the secrete service with him. That cost continues when he lays in bed or talks to media. It is the cost of protecting him. Has nothing to do with golfing.

Miceal O'Laochdha

That is interesting Carlos. Why is President Trump's salary only $400,000 while former President Obama's salary was $3.2 million?

Carlos Ponce

$400,000 X 8 = $3,200,000.

Carlos Ponce

Not to worry, Miceal, with Trump's second term he will earn and donate $3.2 million also (minus $8). The $1 per year makes it legit.

Bailey Jones

The president's salary is $400K. For perspective, the budget for white house is over $700M. The budget for the military is over $700B. The federal debt is over $22T.

I'll also note that Trump isn't foregoing his salary - he still gets paid by the tax payers, he simply gives the money away - in other words, he's not saving anyone anything.

Gary Miller

Government, good or bad, is paid for by taxpayers. No refunds. Every two, four or six years taxpayers vote for the government they want. If you want your opinion heard you must vote. Not voting doesn't give you the right to complain about what was elected by the taxpayers who did vote.

Charles Douglas

That's strange, the DEMS are starting to worry about Trump's golf security, and stuff like that when, they didn't care about what that LYING, FAKE, HOAK of a Russian Investigation cost! Neither did they dred what that FAKE, MADE-UP Quid Pro Quo investigation cost, but they want to talk about the recreational activities of Donald Trump?Lets figure out what the taxpayers were losing when they were wiping the NATO COUNTRIES' rear ends with billions of dollars of cash, just to be the "Sweet Daddy" of the world before Trump stepped in and put a stop to it. How about all the money Trump is saving from all these Obscene Trade Deals which other Presidents ripped out of Taxpayers pocketbooks in order to appease other countries ..because of America's wealth? Naw, Naw, I know,..what about all this money we are offering up for ....( wait for it now...) FREE HEALTHCARE, FREE COLLEGE, FREE REPARATIONS to African-Americans, LATINOS-AT- THE-BORDERS, and the costs of flying foreign law-breakers who were once deported, BACK into this country so they can get back on TAXPAYERS assistance, eventually become DEMOCRATIC voters? So I say this, PLEASE stop insulting my intelligence with all these obscene charges against Trump! He is yall's President and will be for the next FIVE years! So as the Old Folks use to say in East Texas, " I BE GLAD TOO," ...Especially when I glance over and see, BUTTIGIEG, WARRREN, BARNEY, CROOKED, PRO QUO JOE, ...oh...and BLOOMBERG as alternatives!!!!! [beam]

Gary Miller

Carlos> Donating his salary is a good thing for a Billionair to do. Even better would be if it was donated to private charities like Wounded Warriors or Tunnels to Towers or Lighthouse for The Blind.

Emile Pope

That’s a bunch of made up garbage. Hie golf trips didn’t involve negotiating with anyone...

Carlos Ponce

"Hie golf trips didn’t involve negotiating with anyone..."

Here's one example:

"Trump gets ready for some golf course diplomacy with Japan's Abe"

https://www.politico.com/story/2017/02/trump-japan-abe-golf-234871

Emile Pope

More garbage. The prime minister didn’t want to meet at the golf course. Donald was going there and insisted that he be met there. And to insist that he conducts policy during his golf outings is idiotic...

Carlos Ponce

Wrong as usual, Emile. In return, Trump and Abe played golf at the Mobara Country Club, south of Tokyo. Abe called it a “round of golf with a marvelous friend” and added they were able to touch on difficult issues. Shortly after being elected in November 2016, Japanese prime minister Abe presented Donald Trump with a $3,755 gold golf club.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/reliable-source/wp/2016/11/21/donald-trump-gets-3755-gold-golf-club-from-japanese-prime-minister/

Emile Pope

Donald has gone golfing 258 times. Is anyone stupid enough to say that they were negotiations conducted during most of those excursions?

Carlos Ponce

Not all 258 but he did golf with legislators and combined trips to military bases with golfing ventures. But he did have a few where there was nothing official going on. It is the form of exercise he prefers, where he unwinds after dealing with the anti-Trump Left.

Emile Pope

A few? More like nearly all. And donald personally profits from each visit. He’s nothing but a crook who deserves prison...

Carlos Ponce

He'll be re-elected, Emile.

Emile Pope

Question asked, question answered...

Dwight Burns

History will not be kind to the Trump Presidency.

History forgotten equates to history repeated.

God bless America.

Dwight Burns

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-roger-stone-fiasco-further-diminishes-the-justice-department/2020/0https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-roger-stone-fiasco-further-diminishes-the-justice-department/2020/02/12/d90ce0be-4dcd-11ea-9b5c-eac5b16dafaa_story.html?tid=lk_inline_manual_28&itid=lk_inline_manual_282/12/d90ce0be-4dcd-11ea-9b5c-eac5b16dafaa_story.html?tid=lk_inline_manual_28&itid=lk_inline_manual_28

Carlos Ponce

"History will not be kind to the Trump Presidency."

Que sera, sera

Whatever will be, will be

The future's not Dwight Burns' to see

Que sera, sera

What will be, will be

Charles Douglas

Full disclosure about how history will be. Trump and his TRUMPITES don't give a hoot about what history says!! We care about results now!! People need to stop trying to run that old tired guilt trip of history's remembrance!!! We don't care....period! We want to maintain the White House, the Senate, and take back the House! The LEFT can keep talking about HISTORY!

Gary Scoggin

The House and Senate went through a Constitutionally sanctioned process based on allegations that were more than substantiated. There is no need for reimbursement.

Casey Alan

The taxpayers are paying for this. How do you think they get their money. The taxpayers pay for all of it. . The taxpayers payed for the investigation into Hillary Clinton that turned up nothing. So you got your wish, the taxpayers are paying for it. The taxpayers are paying for it all. And as far as Nancy Pelosi go, look back when Obama was president. See how a republican speaker of the house treated him during his State of the Union talks. Remember it was the Republicans who said they would not work with Obama and it also was Republicans who said they would not work for Hillary if she got elected. They have already turned their back’s on any Democratic president. So just remember what’s good for the Republican is good for the Democrat. If you don’t like what the Democrats doing then stop doing what you’re doing.

Bailey Jones

Are you proposing that the cost of any government investigation that ends without charges be repaid to the taxpayer? That's not a bad idea, actually. Shall we make it retroactive to the Clinton impeachment? Do we include Benghazi? The McCabe investigation? Whatever Senator Graham plans to spend investigating the Bidens? Or does this only apply to investigations of a certain very sensitive president?

Carlos Ponce

The McCabe investigation continues. Barr doesn't want to make a big deal out of his lying. There are bigger fish to fry with McCabe. This isn't over.

The Biden investigation will lead to legislation to circumvent relatives of those elected from using their positions of influence to get rich. Joe Biden has several relatives who did that, not just Hunter. "Get elected to help your relatives get rich!" Is that what we really want?

Bailey Jones

I'm all for legislation that makes corruption illegal, Carlos. Especially anti-nepotism laws.

Paula Flinn

Let’s start with Trump’s mother-in-law and father-in-law given US citizenship, coming here from Slovenia, where he was a member of the Communist Party, living in the White House. Move down a couple of generations to 2 grown sons, one (maybe two) grown daughters, and one grown son-in-law from a knowingly corrupt family. Those are the ones we know about. Are you telling us that they haven’t profited over DJT being president?

Charles Douglas

Naw Ms. Flinn! Let's not start with Trump's Mother in Law! Let's start with OBAMA'S AUNT from Africa! Want to? Let's start with OBAMA'S brother, and all the rest of his Kenyan realatives who got favor from him being President that we did not hear about! I heard his Aunt jumped the citizenship line!!!!! You enjoying this? You want to kick Trump Diesel? I don't mind but Kick "BARRY OBAMA" first! [beam][beam]

Don Schlessinger

Paula, let's add Hunter Biden to the list of those taking advantage of a parent's position in government. How do you think a convicted drug user over the age of 40 could qualify for a direct commission into the Navy? Thirty days after this commission, Hunter Biden failed (surprise!) a drug test and was discharged. He's a loser who couldn't be saved, in this instance, even by his VP Daddy.

I know from my own experience of working in recruiting commands that receiving a direct commission means a person is uniquely qualified in a special field, and the Navy has a particularly high threshold. Without his father, Hunter Biden would never have been catapulted into this privilege. So, when you're disparaging Donald Trump's children for their governmental positions, take a closer look and notice that they've actually managed to keep their jobs -- accumulating verifiable performance records.

Emile Pope

Donald complained about chain immigration but used it to get his in-laws citizenships. Sickening hypocrisy. And Donald’s son was a bartender??!!!

Jim Forsythe

Carlos: If The Justice Department will not file criminal charges against Andrew McCabe, what group is going to file charges?

Feb.14, 2020

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department will not file criminal charges in a leak investigation of Andrew McCabe, ending an investigation that has hung over the former deputy FBI director for two years.

"Based on the totality of the circumstances and all of the information known to the Government at this time, we consider the matter closed," the U.S. attorney's office for the District of Columbia told McCabe's attorneys in a letter Friday.

The decision comes amid allegations that the Justice Department has bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump, most recently by reversing course on the recommended sentence for Trump ally Roger Stone.

Trump attacked the career prosecutors who handled Stone's case after they asked a judge to sentence the longtime GOP operative to seven to nine years in prison. The Justice Department backtracked, and the entire prosecution team quit in apparent protest.

Carlos Ponce

"The Justice Department will not file criminal charges against Andrew McCabe" on his LYING. He's done far worse than that!

Charles Douglas

My assessments exactly Mr. PONCE. Either McCabe is going to be mixed up in something bigger than lying or he is going to "RAT" on somebody else like Comey, or Brennan!.

Jim Forsythe

Jim Benz, what Democrat would you want to replace Speaker Nancy Pelosi? Perhaps you would prefer Hillary Clinton.

She could become Speaker, as Under Constitutional law, it is not explicitly stated that the Speaker be required to already be a member of the House of Representatives.

Michelle Aycoth

Yep, I want my money back !!!

Andy

Charles Douglas

While the LEFT and their side-kicks, the DEMS, and the FAKE NEWS are in dark back underground hiding places planning TRUMP-DIESEL'S demise, he is busy getting ready to sign a peace treaty with the TALIBAN in Afghanistan! Wonder what the DEMS will say then? I can hear them now! "TRUMP didn't do that!" "Obama set that up!" "Obama did it, not TRUMP!" LOLO.

Charles Douglas

Some of them will claim Pelosi did it, "Well frankly, I think Nancy Pelosi deserves credit!" " Nancy or BETO O'ROURKE,....they did more than Trump!" Lololo.

Jarvis Buckley

Emile Pope is a stereotype Trump hater.

All the great things our President is doing

for our country. It’s so hard to see folks criticizing him . It doesn’t seem to bother him

so it shouldn’t bother me. I’m just grateful for

his dedication to our country.

Bailey Jones

"It’s so hard to see folks criticizing him"

Jarvis, I'm sorry to report that yesterday 1100 former justice department officials (both Republicans and Democrats) called for Trump's attorney general to resign, stating " Governments that use the enormous power of law enforcement to punish their enemies and reward their allies are not constitutional republics; they are autocracies."

And when I say "sorry", I mean "delighted".

Carlos Ponce

"1100 former justice department officials (both Republicans and Democrats) called for Trump's attorney general to resign, stating..."

Correction for Bailey: "1100 former justice department officials ([who served under] both Republicans and Democrats) called for Trump's attorney general to resign, stating..."

No indication of actual political affiliation, just when they served.

''The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers,'' -Dick the Butcher in ''Henry VI,'' Part II, act IV, Scene II, Line 73 by William Shakespeare.

What was one of the first things president Obama did in 2009?

"President Barack Obama plans to replace a 'batch' of U.S. Attorneys in the next few weeks and more prosecutors thereafter, according to Attorney General Eric Holder." 05/15/2009

https://www.politico.com/blogs/under-the-radar/2009/05/obama-to-replace-us-attorneys-018390

Legally he is authorized to do so. Now we know WHY.

Bailey Jones

Remember that time when 2000 former DOJ officials wrote an open letter complaining about Obama's authoritarian tendencies? No, you don't. Because this is unprecedented. As is the behavior that provoked it. This is all about Trump's incredible political incompetence, and nothing else. But I understand your nostalgia for Obama. I miss him, too.

Carlos Ponce

Obama considers this his "third term" since most of his people are still in. Deep state?

Charles Douglas

Oh and for the record, I hope it gets to 200,000 DEEP STATE DOJ officials asking BARR to Resign! It is time to show the minions of Satan who is in charge in this country! Lolo All they respect is power!

Charles Douglas

"Call for the Attorney General To Resign!"....They can call, scream, demand, and dream for BARR to resign if they want, BUT THAT will never happen. Fool us once...our FAULT, ..if you try the same old convoluted BS trick they pulled on SESSIONS, that will be to our own stupidity! Don't even agonize over BARR resigning, because the LEFT has a better chance of calling ABU BAGHDADDI from the dead than they have of leaving TRUMPS flanks open to the DEEP STATE, by getting rid of BARR. I feel like laughing because that has to be a joke! [beam]

Bailey Jones

Sorry, Jarvus, I misspoke. That was old news. It's not 1100 former DOJ officials, it's over 2000 now.

Carlos Ponce

Why would they ask him to resign? This smacks of nothing but pure politics.

Bailey Jones

I'm glad you asked -

"As former DOJ officials, we each proudly took an oath to support and defend our Constitution and faithfully execute the duties of our offices. The very first of these duties is to apply the law equally to all Americans. This obligation flows directly from the Constitution, and it is embedded in countless rules and laws governing the conduct of DOJ lawyers. The Justice Manual — the DOJ’s rulebook for its lawyers — states that “the rule of law depends on the evenhanded administration of justice”; that the Department’s legal decisions “must be impartial and insulated from political influence”; and that the Department’s prosecutorial powers, in particular, must be “exercised free from partisan consideration.”

All DOJ lawyers are well-versed in these rules, regulations, and constitutional commands. They stand for the proposition that political interference in the conduct of a criminal prosecution is anathema to the Department’s core mission and to its sacred obligation to ensure equal justice under the law.

And yet, President Trump and Attorney General Barr have openly and repeatedly flouted this fundamental principle, most recently in connection with the sentencing of President Trump’s close associate, Roger Stone, who was convicted of serious crimes. The Department has a long-standing practice in which political appointees set broad policies that line prosecutors apply to individual cases. That practice exists to animate the constitutional principles regarding the even-handed application of the law. Although there are times when political leadership appropriately weighs in on individual prosecutions, it is unheard of for the Department’s top leaders to overrule line prosecutors, who are following established policies, in order to give preferential treatment to a close associate of the President, as Attorney General Barr did in the Stone case. It is even more outrageous for the Attorney General to intervene as he did here — after the President publicly condemned the sentencing recommendation that line prosecutors had already filed in court.

Such behavior is a grave threat to the fair administration of justice. In this nation, we are all equal before the law. A person should not be given special treatment in a criminal prosecution because they are a close political ally of the President. Governments that use the enormous power of law enforcement to punish their enemies and reward their allies are not constitutional republics; they are autocracies.

We welcome Attorney General Barr’s belated acknowledgment that the DOJ’s law enforcement decisions must be independent of politics; that it is wrong for the President to interfere in specific enforcement matters, either to punish his opponents or to help his friends; and that the President’s public comments on DOJ matters have gravely damaged the Department’s credibility. But Mr. Barr’s actions in doing the President’s personal bidding unfortunately speak louder than his words. Those actions, and the damage they have done to the Department of Justice’s reputation for integrity and the rule of law, require Mr. Barr to resign. But because we have little expectation he will do so, it falls to the Department’s career officials to take appropriate action to uphold their oaths of office and defend nonpartisan, apolitical justice.

For these reasons, we support and commend the four career prosecutors who upheld their oaths and stood up for the Department’s independence by withdrawing from the Stone case and/or resigning from the Department. Our simple message to them is that we — and millions of other Americans — stand with them. And we call on every DOJ employee to follow their heroic example and be prepared to report future abuses to the Inspector General, the Office of Professional Responsibility, and Congress; to refuse to carry out directives that are inconsistent with their oaths of office; to withdraw from cases that involve such directives or other misconduct; and, if necessary, to resign and report publicly — in a manner consistent with professional ethics — to the American people the reasons for their resignation. We likewise call on the other branches of government to protect from retaliation those employees who uphold their oaths in the face of unlawful directives. The rule of law and the survival of our Republic demand nothing less."

Carlos Ponce

"We welcome Attorney General Barr’s belated acknowledgment that the DOJ’s law enforcement decisions must be independent of politics;"

"Belated"?????? The decision was made without Trump's input a week prior to Trump's tweet. Democrats just want another reason to gripe and air displeasure at the President prior to the election.

Have you seen the commercial where a young girl complains about her brother, "Mom! He's blinking too loud!"

Same scenario. Democrats just like to complain.

"Mom! Donald's blinking too Loud!

Bailey Jones

"The decision was made without Trump's input a week prior to Trump's tweet." I can't tell if you're a tool or a fool. Do you really believe that Trump can't communicate with his AG except via tweet?

Carlos Ponce

The decision was made without Trump's input a week prior to Trump's tweet. - That's the truth. I guess you can't handle the truth. The tweet is a red herring.

Gary Miller

2000 former DOJ officials? I didn't realize trump had already got rid of that many swamp creatures. Way ta go!

Carlos Ponce

Easy to identify them, Gary Miller. They're the ones who donated to the Hillary Clinton campaign - all Left wing partisans.

"Employees of the Department of Justice, which investigated Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of State, gave Clinton 97 percent of their donations. Trump received $8,756 from DOJ employees compared with $286,797 for Clinton."

https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/302817-government-workers-shun-trump-give-big-money-to-clinton-campaign

Jim Forsythe

As only 1.1 percent of the DOJ employees made contributions, it is unlikely that very many or any of the 2000 former DOJ officials donated.

Carlos Ponce

"These DOJ Clinton supporters’ contributions totaled $493,081, for an average donation of $175 each, during the 2016 campaign period." FEC.gov

That's over 2800 DOJ employees, Jim.

Jim Forsythe

You can say over 2800 employees and I say 1,252 employees. This number does not matter, unless you think that the only ones that made contributions, were these people.

Your numbers indicate that less than 3% of the DOJ employees made contributions.

Carlos Ponce

"These DOJ Clinton supporters’ contributions totaled $493,081, for an average donation of $175 each, during the 2016 campaign period."

$493,081 divided by $175 = 2817.6057 That's simple math from the FEC. And you say this is only 1.1% of all DOJ employees. That means there should be 256,146 DOJ employees. But in 2019 there were less than half that number at 113,114. Your math is off.

Jim Forsythe

Are you using new math? Number of employees 113,114. Percent that gave1.1% .

As only 1.1 percent of the DOJ employees made contributions, it is unlikely that very many or any of the 2000 former DOJ officials donated.

Does it really matter if it was 1.1%, 2.0% or 10%.

FEC data from between 2015-2019. Hillary Clinton received $494,081 .

The majority of DOJ employees don’t make any political contributions at all.

Carlos Ponce

Jim, my math is correct. Your reasoning is off.

Emile Pope

Here’s the difference...I speak the truth about him. And I refuse to ignore misconduct and criminal activity simply because I may or may not disagree with someone’s politics. If any, any Democrat had done one tenth of the things donald had Republicans would have not only impeached them but be at the White House with torches and pitchforks. Their hypocrisy is disgraceful...

Carlos Ponce

Well, Obama did much more, there was talk of impeachment but not much and he remained in office. His implication in FAST AND FURIOUS would be enough where AMERICANS DIED. The same judge who handled the Roger Stone's case (Amy Berman Jackson) SLOW - WALKED the investigation into FAST AND FURIOUS until Eric Holder resigned and Obama was no longer in office. She FINALLY ruled the Obama administration had to turn over documents in 2016. TOO LATE, AMY! By the way, Obama appointed her.

"After allowing guns to walk, the administration's attempt to hide behind executive privilege only adds insult to injury. While the decision doesn't give us access to all the documents, it is an important step forward. We will continue investigating until we get to the truth." Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) Too late!

Jim Forsythe

William Barr United States Attorney General said it's over, and so should you. By the way, Trump appointed him. After 3 years looking, this is what Barr , Sessions, Trump came up with.

May 8, 2019 - The House and the Justice Department announce to a federal appeals court that they reached a settlement in the Operation Fast and Furious court case on April 10, 2019.

Emile Pope

The first problem with whataboutism is that it's a communist strategy designed to sideline the main issue. It doesn't address the accusation but attempts to deflect it with criticism of others. In your case the problem is that your whataboutisms are misinformation, disproven conspiracy theories, and right wing propaganda with no supporting proof. And that makes you wrong twice...

Carlos Ponce

Jim, the matter concerning his lying is mere peanuts. It's OVER. But there are OTHER matters McCabe will be held responsible.

Think about it this way: Forget about the parking ticket a murderer got while committing murder but continue the murder investigation.

George Caros

How about reimbursement for the 5 year investigation of Benghazi. After all that nothing was found. How many people of drump crime family went to prison. I'll give you a hint for your drump followers you will need to take your shoes off

Carlos Ponce

Caros, go vote today. You will find you can only vote for either Republicans and Democrats today. Your party of hate is not on any ballot. I call them Devilcrats.

Jim Forsythe

"But there are OTHER matters McCabe will be held responsible." When? Is it like every thing else, soon ? And what are OTHER matters McCabe will be held responsible?

Carlos Ponce

Patience, Jim.

Charles Douglas

How about my forty acres and my dumb #$$ mule? I don't have them yet! I voted for Democrats for years in the past! My ancestors were SLAVES for many years, and for DECADES! My Dad was a SHARE-CROPPER. They carried that burden and wore that yoke of slavery for a long time! The REPUBLICANS were the ones who freed them! The DEMS then came up with another FORM of slavery called "SHARE-CROPPING" where the DEMOCRATIC land owners cheated the former slaves, with them being not able to read what was in the small printed CONTRACTS,..resulting in them being extended in more debt. DEBT so great, and grievous that they were in most cases worse off the year after a crop came in than they were the year before! Getting the short end of the stick year after year, and being supressed from learnimg to read many years prior, ensured that in essence, the land of the "OLD MASSAS" would still have slave labor! This proves what the bible says, ...THE BORROWER is slave to the LENDER!!!! Proverbs 22:7. Today DEMS are still supressing minority education! Talking about history repeating itself? What for? Trying to get back down yonder,...To Dixie, land of COTTON? LOLO. Now, I want the DEMS everywhere, all over this earth, to STOP TALKING ABOUT, giving me REPARATIONS, until you you give me FORTY ACRES OF THE MOST VALUABLE land in the SOUTH, ...MAKE THAT 100 ACRES, and TEN GRADE "A" JERSEY MULES!!! I call that due Interest on past LYING PROMISES Made and not delivered!! I'm a hard to please guy, but I'm fair! DEMS want to pay me REPARATIONS, only I don't want REPARATIONS! Y'all promised my folks, of whom, I'm an heir,.. all those acres and a mule, with interest that comes to 100 ACRES and 10 MULES! Where are They? Here is the deal, if you lie about one thing you will lie about another. A LIE DOES NOT CARE WHO TELLS IT, as long as it rolls off somebody's tongue! Get me that 500 ACRES and a John Deere Tractor, and I will believe in yall DEMS. I might come back!! If not let Taxpayers along with this REPARATION TRASH, ( trying to buy votes ).These promises are like small black and empty clouds coming over a mountain over barren lands of drought,....promising MUCH, and giving NOTHING! [beam]

Gary Miller

Charles> Your past and mine are alike. You Afro American, Me Native American. WE got one blanket a year for our lands, You got promises and debt from Democrats. You and I can get freedom from Democrats if we never vote for another Democrat. Democrats are the trap.

Charles Douglas

Amen Mr. MILLER!

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