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2019.02.26 Blog. Things will get better - MessAge Media: Wayne Halverson

2019.02.26 Blog. Things will get better

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Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 5:58 pm | Updated: 6:00 pm, Tue Feb 26, 2019.

Agnes Monica had a song out, “things will get better”, I remember part of the lyrics said something like this, I have been saying to myself, be stronger. It's just going to take a little longer. That is how I am feeling. I have been through the Bush Years, the Obama years and now the Trump years. I always had the feeling that our politicians were going a little haywire. I had a little glimmer of hope this last month someone was really going to clean the swamp. One bright event for me was when Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez celebrated the Amazon deal destruction. The reason she said she celebrated was, because of the close door deals between Amazon and Governor Andrew Cuomo and Bill DeBlasio with no public input. They gave Amazon $3 billion in tax write-offs.

The second whiff of fresh air came from Minnesota's own Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. She answered a question from a journalist about how-come the United States politicians fiercely defend a foreign country, even if it meant attacking the free-speech rights of Americans. Omar's response was quick, and I quote, “It’s all about the Benjamin's baby,” referring to $100 bills. Everyone thought she was referring to Israel lobbying efforts, namely AIPAC. The shameful part is that both Democratic and Republican leaders tried to shift her meaning from “lobbing money” to “anti-Semitic” insinuations. Congressional GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy threatens punishment for Omar because of her criticism of Israel. I knew her, “It is all about the Benjamin's baby,” referring to $100 bills had merit. When this happened. The oh-so-telling coming together of President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had a common denunciation of the first-term member of Congresswomen Ilhan Omar. Omar’s crime as I see it, Omar is daring to suggest that campaign contributions orchestrated by AIPAC play a large part in achieving bipartisan support for anything proposed by the Israeli government and/or its lobby, AIPAC. This holds true in other lobbying efforts by our officials too, I feel. So in my estimation, these new congressional women are a breath of fresh air in the political process.

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10 comments:

  • waynehalverson4263 posted at 1:18 pm on Fri, Mar 1, 2019.

    waynehalverson4263 Posts: 517

    Dear Bass, I do love to rag on trump and his supporters. [sad]

    funny this says 9 c0mments on here, your last being number nine, however, when I log in an it only shows 8 comments and your comment is not here BASS. when I log into comment.

     
  • Basslayer1995 posted at 8:16 am on Fri, Mar 1, 2019.

    Basslayer1995 Posts: 24

    Just admit you love Trump. I wont think any less of you.

    MAGA 2020 [tongue]

     
  • waynehalverson4263 posted at 7:47 am on Fri, Mar 1, 2019.

    waynehalverson4263 Posts: 517

    dear bass, we were talking about why the news dept. were not televising Trumpsters visit to Nam. now you are trying to JUSTIFY his incompetence. remarkable. And may I add, if you or anyone else thought little rocket man was going to nuke the United State, Please remain hiding under your blanket. haha

     
  • Basslayer1995 posted at 1:11 pm on Thu, Feb 28, 2019.

    Basslayer1995 Posts: 24

    Did you really think Trump was going to get everything done in two meetings.

    He got us this far. Better than anyone else. Who knows what little rocket man will do.

    He maybe crazier than you. [beam][beam]

     
  • waynehalverson4263 posted at 12:49 pm on Thu, Feb 28, 2019.

    waynehalverson4263 Posts: 517

    I wrote a couple of more comments on here, not posted

     
  • waynehalverson4263 posted at 8:47 am on Thu, Feb 28, 2019.

    waynehalverson4263 Posts: 517

    see Bass ,it's a good thing that that the news covered the Cohn testimony because Mr. Trump was leaving Vietnam "with the bare minimum that he set," being North Korea's agreement to continue refraining from nuclear and missile tests.[something he already had. oh well now he can say he was in Nam , bone spurs and all. haha [beam][beam][beam]

     
  • waynehalverson4263 posted at 4:21 pm on Wed, Feb 27, 2019.

    waynehalverson4263 Posts: 517

    yep I watch the Cohen testimony, I figured whey watch trump/Un meeting, Trump will give away the store or make a embarrassing deal for the united states. why watch that when anyone with a brain can watch the summation of that meeting on the nightly news at 5:30pm. Yes I know that Cohen has lied, but then so has Trump, what's your point.?

     
  • Basslayer1995 posted at 2:17 pm on Wed, Feb 27, 2019.

    Basslayer1995 Posts: 24

    Sounds like time well spent, watching the Cohen case. The real story today should be Trump in Vietnam. But the media is fixated on getting dirt on Trump. Same thing for the last two years.

    I suppose you believe Cohan. And what is he going to jail for? yes, lying to congress.

     
  • waynehalverson4263 posted at 1:15 pm on Wed, Feb 27, 2019.

    waynehalverson4263 Posts: 517

    I am watching the Cohen testimony, these 2 are a breath of fresh are compared to barn yard trump. every time I hear him, I think of the manure pile out back of my grandmas place

     
  • Basslayer1995 posted at 11:23 am on Wed, Feb 27, 2019.

    Basslayer1995 Posts: 24

    If you think the two of them are a breath of fresh air you really need your
    head examined. You must really hate America if you agree with them.


     

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