Trump Keeps Lying About Having Started His Wall, And His Supporters Don’t Care


I voted for Ted Cruz in the primary, but when it was a choice between Hillary and Trump I didn't need to think twice. The guy supports deregulation, he pushed through a good change to the tax code, and he took the U.S. out of a bad climate agreement. I don't like everything he does, but that's true of every politician. Why should I support Democratic politicians simply because Trump lies about his achievements. Moreover, if a politician lying were truly a deal-breaker for people, we wouldn't have had Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama - or any other politician for that matter.

President Trump's administration is making historic contributions to our quality of life, our prosperity and prospects for world peace.

At the same time, our corrupt media institutions who have been working for socialism and the kremlin since 1918 are doing what they have to do and spewing a daily dose of propaganda, nearly 100% negative "news" about the president in an effort to destroy Trump's capacity to govern.

So what does President Trump do?

He insults the media and the left incessantly and recites hyperbolic rhetoric designed to drive his opposition absolutely bat sh!t crazy.

And it is working, every day the President says something that drives the corrupt media and the progressives barking mad.

Instead of the socialist vermin infesting media and entertainment destroying the president with endless waves of hysterical negative news cycles, his approval numbers just continue to steadily rise.

The left howls like rabid animals, believing themselves to have some relevance while the rest of the nation sees them as bug eyed raving lunatics foaming at the mouth with urine stains slowly spreading down their pants.

President Trump's greatest contribution to our quality of life may be demonstrating the means to destroy the corrupt influence of socialism in American politics, even more than by enriching us and devastating russia iran north korea and isis.

President Trump has made the progressives his tools.

AUSTIN, TEXAS — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced the agency has awarded a $145 million contract to build about six miles of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border — manifesting a main plank of the political platform of Donald Trump, who's taken to further demonize refugees in the days ahead of the midterm elections to energize his base.

The CBP made the announcement on the construction contract on Friday. The agency is sharing the cost for the first six-mile section of border wall with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, officials said. The small wall section will be built in the Rio Grande Valley, and was funded in CBP's fiscal year appropriation, officials said.

The contract for this project, referred to by CBP as RGV-03, actually was awarded on Oct. 31, but the announcement was made just this past weekend. Galveston-based Slsco Ltdwon the bid, with plans to start construction in February 2019, according to the press advisory.
You are very welcome.

You preference for remaining ignorant is your business.

Your right to make personal decisions from ignorance is undeniable.

Your 5 million factoid is wrong. The ACA created a large net boost the number of people with insurance.

You clearly have no grasp how how insurance contracts work or what a renewable option is.

A one year insurance contract pre-ACA was selling you two things

1) Some protection from high medical costs for the contract duration (1 year)

2) An option to buy a contract from the company for the next year even if you had become sick.

It was a fairly weak option because even though the company promised to take back you and the problems you had developed, they had lots of ways to hike the price.

Some states are currently planning or putting up walls. They will receive funding. I believe there are funds. Texas, Arizona, Cali have started the process. Mexico will pay by having to support those who are detained at their border. Or face humanitarian charges for their neglect. Does Mexico care? Open our doors up to legal immigration. We have troops at our border who will eventually be replaced by the wall. Mexico must pay one way or another for their attempted infestation of undesireables to our country. Not all classify as undesireable. Legal immigration process screens them out. I welcome legal immigrants.

You never had a lifetime insurance contract. Your insurance company may have been required by state law to sell you a new policy each year but they had a lot of ways to boost your premiums if you were getting expensive for them.

As for the "mandate", part of the rationale was that even if you wanted to "self insure" you should at least pay something every year to preserve your access to a policy when ready.

Think of part of the "mandate" as the equivalent of a renewable one year option to buy insurance at a guaranteed price.

Are you familiar enough with options to grasp that each year you had insurance, part of your premiums were paying the insurance company for a promise to revenue you?

The mandate should have been higher and fully enforcable.

Bull crap.

It is extremely rare for a doctor to tell a patient to get lost.

Doctors do negotiate contracts with health insurance companies at least once a year. The insurance company tells the doctor how much it will pay and what it will pay for. The doctor either agrees or quits taking that plan.

If you have an Aetna plan and your doctor refuses to sign the new contract Aetna offers him, you and everyone else with that Aetna plan loses access to that doctor.

If you had an Aetna plan in 2014 and your employer drops Aetna, you may be have a UHC plan in 2015. If your doctor does not take UHC, you and anyone else at your job who saw him under Aetna losses access to him.

Almost 4 million jobs created since election.
More Americans are now employed than ever recorded before in our history.
We have created more than 400,000 manufacturing jobs since my election.
Manufacturing jobs growing at the fastest rate in more than THREE DECADES.
Economic growth last quarter hit 4.2 percent.
New unemployment claims recently hit a 49-year low.
Median household income has hit highest level ever recorded.
African-American unemployment has recently achieved the lowest rate ever recorded.
Hispanic-American unemployment is at the lowest rate ever recorded.
Asian-American unemployment recently achieved the lowest rate ever recorded.
Women’s unemployment recently reached the lowest rate in 65 years.
Youth unemployment has recently hit the lowest rate in nearly half a century.
Lowest unemployment rate ever recorded for Americans without a high school diploma
Under my Administration, veterans’ unemployment recently reached its lowest rate in nearly 20 years.
Almost 3.9 million Americans have been lifted off food stamps since the election.
The Pledge to America’s Workers has resulted in employers committing to train more than 4 million Americans. We are committed to VOCATIONAL education.
95 percent of U.S. manufacturers are optimistic about the future—highest ever.
Retail sales surged last month, up another 6% over last year.
Signed the biggest package of tax cuts and reforms in history. After tax cuts, over $300 billion dollars poured back in to the U.S. in the first quarter alone.
As a result of our tax bill, small businesses will have the lowest top marginal tax rate in more than 80 years.
Helped win U.S. bid for the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
Helped win U.S.-Mexico-Canada’s united bid for 2026 World Cup.
Opened ANWR & Approved Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines.
Record number of regulations eliminated.
Enacted regulatory relief for community banks and credit unions.
Obamacare individual mandate penalty GONE.
My Administration is providing more affordable healthcare options for Americans through association health plans and short-term duration plans.
Last month, the FDA approved more affordable generic drugs than ever before in history. And thanks to our efforts, many drug companies are freezing or reversing planned price increases.e reformed the Medicare program to stop hospitals from overcharging low-income seniors on their drugs--saving seniors hundreds of millions of dollars this year alone.
Signed Right-To-Try Legislation.
Secured $6 billion dollars in NEW funding to fight the opioid epidemic.
We have reduced high-dose opioid prescriptions by 16% during my first year in office.
Signed VA Choice Act and VA Accountability Act, expanded VA telehealth services, walk-in-clinics and same-day urgent primary and mental health care.
Increased our coal exports by 60%; U.S. oil production recently reached all-time high.
United States is a net natural gas exporter for the first time since 1957.
Withdrew the United States from the job-killing Paris Climate Accord.
Cancelled the illegal, anti-coal, so-called Clean Power Plan.
Secured record $700 billion dollars in military funding; $716 billion next year.
NATO allies are spending $69 billion dollars more on defense since 2016.
Process has begun to make the Space Force the 6th branch of the armed forces.
Confirmed more circuit court judges than any other new administration.
Confirmed Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch; Nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
Withdrew from the horrible, one-sided Iran Deal.
Moved U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.
Protecting Americans from terrorists with the Travel Ban, upheld by Supreme Court.
Issued executive order to keep open Guantanamo Bay.
Concluded an historic U.S.-Mexico Trade Deal to replace NAFTA. And negotiations with Canada are underway as we speak.
Reached a breakthrough agreement with the EU to increase U.S. exports.
Imposed tariffs on foreign Steel & Aluminum to protect our national security.
Imposed tariffs on China in response to China’s forced technology transfer, intellectual property theft, and their chronically abusive trade practices.
Net exports are on track to increase by $59 billion dollars this year.
Improved vetting & screening for refugees, and switched focus to overseas resettlement.
We have begun BUILDING THE WALL. Republicans want STRONG BORDERS and NO CRIME. Democrats want OPEN BORDERS which equals MASSIVE CRIME.