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Trump announces that we're building a wall in Colorado

Discussion in 'North American Politics' started by Stevicus, Oct 23, 2019.

  1. Stevicus

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    President Trump claims we're building a wall in Colorado, governor suggests Trump "learn basic geography" in kindergarten

    Actually, Colorado is only 350 miles from the Mexican border, not "hundreds of thousands of miles away." Kansas is about 450 miles away.

    Well, at least he didn't say anything about Alabama this time.
     
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    BWHAHAHA!!! Oh my god it got even better!
    Colorado is landlocked and hundreds of thousands of miles away from the Mexican border, as is Kansas.
    ROFLMFAO!!!!!
     
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    I rated this informative but it's funny and sad at the same time that we've got such a creature in the White House. It's even sadder as I'll bet that this example of ignorance/insanity/loss of mental acuity does not even bother his minions. Or maybe some will now believe it because he said it?
     
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    Perhaps by "Colorado", President Trump meant the lower Colorado River basin, which is near Mexico.


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    And the Trump apologists begin: ....

    Colorado! Great state! Fantastic state! Tremendous state!

    Lovely borders! Such wonderful borders... you would not believe!

    Its time to make Colorado the border again! We don’t want hispanics. Lets just send Texas and new Mexico back to where they came from, ok?

    They’re all dems! Its rigged! Its so rigged! They’ve got illegals lining up to vote! It stretches for miles! You can see it from space! Just like our wall! Our beautiful wall! Thats why we need the space force! To see our beautiful wall!

    We have to get rid of Texas! And new Mexico is the same as Old Mexico! New Mexico is fake news! Its all Mexico. They’re all rapists! They just think they can sneak in and change the name and no-one will notice! Did you know that? Not every body does! Its crazy! And Mexico can pay for it!

    Thank you! Thank you very much! You’ve been a wonderful audience...


    Make....it....stop....America...please! :eek:
     
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    No exception of presidents... Obama:

    "R-S-P-E-C-T." --flubbing the spelling of Aretha Franklin's famous song "Respect" while paying tribute to the iconic singer, New York, NY (March 6, 2014)


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    "When I meet with world leaders, what's striking -- whether it's in Europe or here in Asia..." -mistakenly referring to Hawaii as Asia while holding a press conference outside Honolulu, Nov. 16, 2011

    "We're the country that built the Intercontinental Railroad." —Cincinnati, OH, Sept. 22, 2011

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    That's a pretty reasonable lament.
    But how does he mistake himself for a Muslim?...that's an odd error.
     
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    Here’s the context on the waffle quote if it helps. It made me curious (and crave waffles)...

     
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    I'm a pancake fan, but I don't hate Obama for preferring that abomination.
     
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    I would like America selling parts of California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas to Mexico. The money from the sale of this crime infested land could indeed be used to secure our nation's reformed borders and pay down America's national debt in order to improve the economic demographics in favor of our reformed nation.
     
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    Here's some from Ronald Reagan:

    Gerald Ford was a communist.
    He said later he meant to say ‘Congressman’.

    You know, your nose looks just like Danny Thomas’s.
    to the Lebanese Foreign Minister

    Human beings are not animals, and I do not want to see sex and sexual differences treated as casually and amorraly as dogs and other beasts treat them. I believe this could happen under the ERA.

    Facts are stupid things.
    misquoting John Adams

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    He meant to say ‘third world’. Okay, it was a long day, he slipped--but he made the same ‘slip’ nine times in the same speech.

    I’m no linguist, but I have been told that in the Russian language there isn’t even a word for freedom.
    Try svoboda, Ronnie.

    Nuclear power is the cleanest, the most efficient, and the most economical energy source, with no environmental problems.

    This kind of weapon [nuclear] can’t help but have an effect on the population as a whole.

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    why offshore oil rigs shouldn’t bother anybody

    One problem that we’ve had even in the best of times... is the people who are sleeping on the grates. The homeless who are homeless, you might say, by choice.

    By golly, what do you suppose is behind that?
    about an Israeli attack on Iraq

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    He didn’t know the mike was live

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    There is today in the United States as much forest as there was when Washington was at Valley Forge.

    When you see one redwood, you’ve seen them all.

    I don’t believe a tree’s a tree and if you’ve seen one you’ve seen them all.

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    Now we’re trying to get unemployment to go up, and I think we’re going to succeed.

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    welcoming Liberian President Doe

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    I’ve talked to you on a number of occasions about the economic problems our nation faces, and I am prepared to tell you it’s in a hell of a mess--we’re not connected to the press room yet, are we?

    As Henry the Eighth said to each of his three wives, “I won’t keep you long.”
    Henry VIII had eight wives.

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    Even though there may be some misguided critics of what we’re trying to do, I think we’re on the wrong path.

    The Joke Hold - Ronald Reagan
     
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    Um, no, not likely
     
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    Except for Trump himself. He says he's a genius. That means he's almost as smart as Wile E. Coyote, who's a super genius.
     
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