Birthers

Junior Birther


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Donald Trump is a racist and people who deny that are probably racists themselves.

Trump’s cultists are always asking while never listening to the answers; What makes you think Donald Trump is a racist? For the benefit of those idiots, here we go.

Donald Trump discriminated against black tenants and was sued by Nixon’s Justice Department for refusing to rent to black tenants in 1973. He lied to black tenants about apartments being unavailable. He is old school racist. Part of Trump’s defense of this was that the government was trying to get him to rent to welfare recipients. There’s no better defense of being a racist than a racist defense. Racist, racist, racist.

A former employee of one of Trump’s casinos, before he bankrupted them because he’s a shitty businessman, claims that during the 1980s, whenever Trump and wife number two Ivana came to the casino, that the bosses would “order all black people off the floor” and make them hide in the back…but not in any apartments he was trying to rent.

In 1989, four black teenagers and one Latino teenager, the “Central Park Five,” were accused of attacking and raping a jogger in New York City. Trump ran ads in local papers demanding, “BRING BACK THE DEATH PENALTY. BRING BACK OUR POLICE.” After they spent seven to 13 years in prison, the convictions were vacated based on DNA evidence clearing them and the city paid $41 million in settlement to the teens. In 2016, Trump said he still believes they’re guilty. I don’t care what the Mueller Report says, I still think he committed treason with Russia.

In 1991, the president of Trump Plaza Casino in Atlantic City (which is bankrupt now because Donald Trump is a shitty businessman. Did I already mention that?), John O’Donnell, quoted Trump’s criticism of a black accountant. He claims Trump said, “black counting my money! I hate it. The only kind of people I want counting my money are short guys that wear yarmulkes every day. Laziness is a trait in blacks.” Trump denied ever saying it but in an interview with Playboy in 1997 said, “the stuff O’Donnell wrote about me is probably true.” You know, about his comments before he bankrupted his casinos because he’s a shitty businessman.

In congressional testimony in 1993, Trump said some Native American reservations operating casinos shouldn’t be allowed because “they don’t look like Indians to me.” In 2000, he ran a series of ads claiming a tribe had a “record of criminal activity that is well documented.”  He’s a racist who projects. He didn’t want competition for his casinos because it was bad enough he was a shitty businessman on his way to bankrupting those casinos.

In 2005, Trump pitched to NBC The Apprentice: White People vs. Black People. He’s using the same concept today in politics.

He opposed the “Ground Zero Mosque” in 2010. He told David Letterman, “Somebody’s blowing us up.” But, nobody had to blow up Trump’s casinos because he bankrupted them because he’s a shitty businessman.

He launched his presidential campaign calling Mexican immigrants “rapists and murderers.” He said, “they’re bringing crime and they’re bringing drugs.” He made that announcement at Trump Tower instead of one of his casinos because he bankrupted them because he’s a shitty businessman. Was that one too many? Overkill? I’ll stop now. Promise.

He called for a ban on all Muslims. This was before he targeted specific nations. He started with “all Muslims.” He also called for surveillance on all mosques in this country.

He said a judge wasn’t qualified to oversee the Trump University lawsuit because of his Mexican heritage and membership in a Latino lawyers association. Paul Ryan, who later endorsed Trump and became his butt boy said that’s “the textbook definition of a racist comment.” Of course, that Trump University is now defunct because it was a scam and Donald Trump is a shitty businessman (What? It wasn’t a casino).

He tweeted a picture of Hillary Clinton with a pile of money and a Star of David.

He’s repeatedly called Senator Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas.”

He’s carried on attacks against black NFL players for protesting police violence and racism. Trump once tried to purchase an NFL team but they wouldn’t let him in the club because he’s a con artist and a shitty…OK.

He said people who came to the U.S. “all have AIDS.” He said people from Nigeria would “never go back to those huts” once they saw America. He referred to Haiti and African nations as “shithole countries.”

Who can forget that Trump defended the Nazis who marched in Charlottesville chanting “Jews will not replace us” and “blood and soil” and also killed a woman?

And then there’s birtherism. Trump was perhaps the biggest advocate for the conspiracy theory that Obama was not born in the United States. He even claimed he sent investigators to Hawaii to look into Obama’s birth certificate. He even argued that Obama wasn’t a good enough student to have gotten into Columbia or Harvard Law School. But, Obama never once bankrupted a casino because he’s a shitty businessman (You knew it was coming).

Donald Trump is a racist. He’s also spawned a racist and he couldn’t have picked a better name for his racist spawn than Donald Trump Jr. Bernie Sanders tweeted, “Trump Jr. is a racist too.  Shocker.”

Last week, racists picked up the birther mantle and started using it against California Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris. The senator’s father is from Jamaica and her mother is from India. Harris identifies as black. If you look at her, you too would probably describe her as black.

Some critics on social media claim she’s unfairly portraying herself as African American. Others have taken it further and claimed she’s not black enough and not even an American.

One racist goober tweeted that she’s not “an American black.” Guess which high-profile racist retweeted that? Yup. Trump Jr. picked up his daddy’s racist birther campaign and added to the tweet, “Is this true? Wow.” Yeah, wow what a racist. He later deleted the tweet, most likely because it reveals he’s a racist.

First off, “is this true?” How in any way can it be “true” that she’s not a black American? She’s black, right? She’s an American, right? Yes and yes. Second, why take issue with her describing herself as “African” American or simply just a “black” American? If this makes a difference to you, you’re probably a racist. By the way, your dad paints himself orange.

Some of these idiots are even referring to her as an “anchor baby” because she was born to immigrants, in California, by the way. If that’s the case, wouldn’t Donald Trump Sr. also be an anchor baby since his mom was an immigrant and his father was born in Germany (he wasn’t actually born in Germany but the irony of Trump lying about that is so rich)? Maybe someone should ask Trumpy Jr. where his grandfather was born. By the way, Grandpappy Fred was also a racist. He was so racist that Woodie Guthrie wrote a song about this. It goes like this, “This land is your land, this land is our land, Fred Trump is a racist, he doesn’t want black people on this land.” It was a hit.

I’m waiting for them to accuse Harris of being born in Uganda. Maybe they’ll confuse Senator Kamala Harris with that old wrestler from back in the 80s/90s, Kamala the Ugandan Giant, except he was actually born in Mississippi (I found that out when I met him at a photo op at an elementary school in Mississippi back in the 90s. Nice guy. He never bankrupted any casinos).

Black, African American, or Jamaican-Indian American, whatever…Kamala Harris is an American. She’s just as much of an American as I am (born in Texas, thank you), Donald Trump Sr. and Donald Trump Jr. Cory Booker tweeted, “Kamala Harris doesn’t have shit to prove.”

He’s right. Senator Harris does not have shit to prove to Trump, Don Jr., the assorted birther racists on social media, to you or to me. But Donald Trump and dumbfuck Jr, they need to prove they’re not racists.

To convince me they’re not racists, I’m going to need to see a certificate.

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Trump’s Loyalty


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Donald Trump is a birther. He accused the president of being born in Kenya. Trump claimed he sent investigators on the hunt for the evidence.

Then he dropped it and started a campaign for the presidency. When asked about it today he deflects to another subject as if he never engaged in birtherism at all.

Question: Mr. Trump, do you believe the president was born in America? Trump: Clinton Foundation! Emails! Crooked! What?

The birther movement is racist. It’s an attempt to take away the legitimacy of our nation’s first African-American president. There’s no evidence, or even a hint or clue that he was not born in the United States. Today there are still Republicans who believe the president was born in Kenya. These people get their information from Brietbart, 4chan, and Infowars where they also sell the theory that we’re under the control of secret alien lizard people. Now they have given us Donald Trump.

Donald Trump does not like Obama at all and that’s OK. However he likes Russian president Vladimir Putin. He says Putin is a much more effective leader than Obama. Of course Putin is in a system that doesn’t have our three branches of government and he’s engaged in rigging elections and assassinating his political enemies, even journalists. Trump admires how Putin has control of his system. Is this a style of controlling government that Trump envisions?

Trump has defended Russia from accusations that they hacked into the Democratic Party’s email system. He continued to express this Friday on Russian TV, which is controlled by Putin.

Trump’s former campaign manager was a lobbyist for a Putin Puppet. Trumps daughter just finished a vacation with Putin’s girlfriend.  Trump has asked the Russians to release any information they may have hacked from Hillary Clinton’s server. The question has to be asked: whose side is Trump on?

I’m a history buff and I was alive when Ronald Reagan ran against incumbent president Jimmy Carter and I don’t recall him ever expressing admiration of Leonid Brezhnev over Carter. One of Reagan’s most famous quotes was directed at a Soviet Premier which was “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall,” not “let’s cuddle.”

Today Trump surrogates tells us he believes Obama was born in the United States. Trump hasn’t said it himself. That might be too much like saying he was wrong. Trump was wrong. Trump is wrong on everything.

Trump should never have gone down the birtherism road. But he did and instead of finding evidence proving his case, what he found was to the contrary. If Trump was accountable, respectable, or responsible, he would have stood up like an adult and made as big of a presentation as his birther claim that Obama was born in the U.S.

I’m perfectly fine with Trump wanting to become acquainted with Putin’s backside. I’m just not comfortable with him taking us with him.

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Jumping The Birthers


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Ted Cruz is cartoon gold. Not Donald Trump gold, but kind of a creepy fake gold that turns your neck green if you put it on you. The man is ridiculous.

Donald Trump, who waged a “YUGE” birther campaign against President Obama and now doesn’t want to talk about it, is bringing up the issue regarding Ted Cruz. Cruz says that Trump is “jumping the shark” by bringing it up. The term “Jump the shark” is a pop culture reference to when something starts to suck. It’s from Happy Days and when Fonzie jumped the shark many people consider that the point the show stopped being good.  If that’s the case, Trump jumped the shark during his announcement that he’s running for president.

Ted Cruz is an American. He was born in Canada to an American mother and a father who’s a deranged lunatic from Cuba. Ted Cruz says the legal issues regarding a “naturalized citizen” running for president has been settled. No it hasn’t.

The most peculiar thing is the large number of Republicans who believe Obama is not an American-born citizen, yet support Ted Cruz who was definitely not born in the United States. Hypocrisy knows no bounds. Neither does stupidity.

So why do many Republicans wage a birther campaign against Obama, who was born in America, and look the other way and even support Ted Cruz, who was born in Canada? The most innocent answer to this is that it’s blind, hypocritical, partisan politics. At the very worst it’s racism.

Which one is it?

 

 

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Trump’s Birther Support


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At a Donald Trump rally in New Hampshire last night, The Donald invited the audience to ask questions. Of course he didn’t answer any of the questions but his responses were still very enlightening.

The very first question he received was from a conspiracy theorist. The man said “We have a problem in this country. It’s called Muslims. We know our current president is one.” Trump stopped the guy to tell the audience the upcoming question was going to be very important. The man continued “He’s not even an American. But anyway, we have training camps, growing, where they want to kill us. That’s my question: when can we get rid of them?”

Did Trump correct the man? Inform him that Obama is an American-born Christian? That we do not have Muslim training camps? That we shouldn’t demonize Muslims? No. Trump responded “We’re going to be looking at a lot of different things. I mean you know a lot of people are saying that and a lot of people are saying that bad things are happening out there and we’re going to be looking at that and plenty of other things.”

Do you know what Muslims do? They pray three times a day on their knees. Do you know who else has knees? The devil!

For the record, there’s nothing evil about Muslims. A lot of them are better Americans than those spreading lies and fear. We shouldn’t berate them, stereotype them, discriminate against them, fear them or call a bomb squad when a Muslim child makes a clock.

Some people wonder why crazy people are attracted to Trump. Donald Trump is sexist, misogynist, racist, xenophobic, Islamophobic and a birther. So guess what element his campaign is going to attract? Nuns?

Trump was a birther before birtherism became cool. He was right there with the Tea Party and their covert racist chant “I want my country back.” Trump claimed he sent investigators to Hawaii to investigate the truth about Obama’s birthplace. He later stated his investigators were amazed at what they found and that he’ll release his findings in the future. This was about two years ago and we’re still waiting for those findings. They probably found out Ted Cruz was born in Canada.

Some analysts say Trump’s response to the crazy question guy will cut into his base. No it won’t. That is his base. A crazy, racist, birther, xenophobic, sexist glue-sniffing base.

Here’s some fun poll findings: 29 percent of Americans  and 43 percent of Republicans think Christian Obama is a Muslim. 43 percent of Republicans want to believe something that lacks any proof, evidence or even a scant clue to warrant their suspicions. Same for the birthers.

Twenty percent of Americans believe Obama was born outside the United States.

Where do Trump supporters land? Glad you asked. 66 percent believe Obama is Muslim while only 12 percent believe he’s Christian. 61 percent believe he was born elsewhere while only 21 percent believe he was born here.

What would have been really amazing at the Trump rally would have been if the first guy picked to ask a question wasn’t a raving lunatic. I’m surprised he wasn’t wearing tin foil on his head (Great idea for the Trump marketing team. Sell Trump 2016 tin foil hats at the rallies. It’ll be huuuuuuuuuuuge).

During the 2008 presidential campaign a crazy lady told John McCain that Obama was an Arab. McCain corrected her and he was lavishly praised for his bravery. I think that’s a sad statement on today’s political climate. Saying the truth and not tolerating crazy crap from lunatics is considered brave.

Other than picking Sarah Palin as a running mate, McCain didn’t encourage or invite the crazy freaks. OK, that Palin selection went a long way into the land of crazy, and we’re still stuck with her and now her ignorant, hypocritical and slutty daughter. Thanks, McCain. But I digress.  John McCain did not play to the insane crowd. Trump is beating the drum for their support.

The other candidates want Trump’s support. Just remember what and who they’re going to get when they take it away from Trump. It doesn’t always work. Look at Ted Cruz’s numbers. But then again, Cruz is the type of guy that requires a pork chop to get his dog to play with him. Even Kim Davis didn’t want a photo op with that guy.

Republicans still use “socialist” as a dirty word as though it’s the same as communism and Bernie Sanders will turn us into the Soviet Union. I think he’s going more for a Norway type of thing. Compared to the country Republicans want us to become, socialism is looking pretty damn good.

By the way, what the hell is a Muslim Training Camp? Do they train you to be Muslim? Wouldn’t that be a mosque?

Ted Cruz’s Birth Certificate


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Ted Cruz is a weird guy. I don’t think anybody except for himself and his father actually believes the guy has any chance of becoming president. It’s pretty bad when conservatives think you’re a bit extreme. So I have to get my cartoons on the guy in now because when the primaries start he’s going to be out faster than a fat kid in dodgeball.

It’s really hard to debate Republicans about Ted Cruz because I can’t find any Republicans that like the guy. But there are some out there. I can hear them lurking.

But since he does have supporters….somewhere, they need to explain their rationale for doubting Obama’s legitimacy to be president yet don’t have any problems with Ted being born in Canada. You know Cruz’s supporters are birthers. There’s no way someone supports Ted Cruz without grabbing onto every crazy conspiracy theory out there.