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Posted by: thepinetree on 07/17/2019 08:27 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 07/17/2019 08:27 PM
Expires: 01/01/2024 12:00 AM
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Congressman Tom McClintock on H. Res. 489 , The Trump Racism Resolution

Washington, DC...Congressman McClintock delivered the following remarks yesterday on the House floor. The Congressman voted NO on H. Res. 489. "Mr. Speaker: We have unfortunately entered a period of our history when our political rhetoric has become hyperbolic, while our political views are becoming increasingly irreconcilable. We would all be well advised not to continue down this path. “America, love it or leave it” is not a new sentiment or a radical sentiment and it is certainly not a racist sentiment. It should remind us of commonly held and enduring founding principles that ought to unite us as Americans: respect for the rule of law, and the uniquely American principles of individual liberty, constitutionally limited government and personal responsibility that have produced the happiest, most productive and most powerful nation in the history of the world.





Every nation has a right to protect its culture, traditions, institutions and principles. This fundamental consensus is what binds us together and unites us as a free people – and it is what makes possible all the compromises and accommodations required by democratic self-government. We have entered an era when that consensus is breaking down. We have seen a growing hostility to our American founders, our American founding principles, and our proud American heritage.

LEGAL immigration – immigrants who come to our country by obeying our laws, respecting our nation’s sovereignty and bringing with them a sincere desire to embrace our Constitution and the principles of liberty that animate and inform our form of government -- is integral to that process. Some of the most patriotic Americans I know are LEGAL immigrants who obeyed our laws, who waited patiently in line and who did everything our country asked of them. Some of the most UNpatriotic Americans I know were born here and have enjoyed all the blessings of liberty without ever appreciating or even understanding the principles that produced our nation’s greatness and its goodness.

Socialism and slavery spring from the same principle – in Lincoln’s words, “the same spirit that says, ‘you work and toil and make bread, and I will eat it.’” He reminded us that a “House divided against itself cannot stand.” He said, “I do not expect the house to fall, but I do expect that it will cease to be divided. It must become all one thing or all the other.”

He understood that freedom and slavery were antithetical, and though they may be held together in a temporary accommodation, they could not coexist for long. Today we face the same conflict between freedom and socialism. It is time to choose.

I wish the President were more temperate in the words he sometimes uses, and I agree that the tone of his recent remarks was unnecessarily provocative. But his central point is irrefutable: there is no requirement for those who hate our country to remain here, when there are so many other countries with different principles and values to choose from, that have, in turn, produced very different results.

That is as true of those born here as those who have come here from abroad. The President spoke not of race, but of patriotism. American patriotism. To call that racist fundamentally misunderstands and misrepresents the question before our country today.



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Beloved President Trump
Posted on: 2019-07-17 20:44:28   By: Anonymous
 


Nolte: Poll Shows Media Attack on Trump over ‘Squad’ Tweets Backfired
by JOHN NOLTE 17 Jul 2019

Fewer voters believe President Trump is racist and more believe he’s attacked as a racist only for political purposes, according to a poll taken after the fake news media launched a jihad to destroy the president over tweets aimed at the extremist Democrats known as “The Squad.”

In a Rasmussen poll of 1,000 likely voters taken on Monday and Tuesday, a full day after Trump blasted the Squad — which is made up of Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) — all the important numbers have moved Trump’s way.

To begin with, Trump’s overall job approval rating moved a net eight points in his direction since Monday — from 46 percent to 50 percent approval.




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    Re: Beloved President Trump /\/\Kudos
    Posted on: 2019-07-17 20:52:47   By: Anonymous
     
    All these ladies are nuts! 51/50 thats what I say and to re call them!

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      Re: Beloved President Trump /\/\Kudos
      Posted on: 2019-07-17 21:25:09   By: Anonymous
       
      Except Trump didn't say love it or leave it.
      He said go back to the countries you came from.
      It's amazing how many times others have to say what Trump really meant.
      There's very little backtracking from Trump.
      There's plenty of backtracking from those that support him.
      Any woman that condones a man saying he can grab someone by the pussy, is just blind/deaf/.....
      Those men that say they are Christian, and condone it are hypocrites.
      When are the Trump lovers going to wake up.
      Trump lovers don't want others to call them RASCIST. If you condone the acts/speech of RASCIST talk you aren't RASCIST per se. You are ignoring the facts for some reason then.
      Fear? Love money? Love attention? Conformity? What????
      I don't get it?

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        Re: Beloved President Trump /\/\Kudos
        Posted on: 2019-07-17 22:20:59   By: Anonymous
         
        Perfectly stated.

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        Re: Beloved President Trump /\/\Kudos
        Posted on: 2019-07-18 09:39:49   By: Anonymous
         
        Agreed. Trump is inflammatory and frequently makes statements that would not be acceptable from anyone, let alone a President. And then his handlers come forward to explain away Trump's ugliness

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    Re: Beloved President Trump
    Posted on: 2019-07-18 10:16:37   By: Anonymous
     
    RASMUSSEN THE OFFICIAL FAUX POLE SITE, I GUESS WE KNOW WHERE YOU GET YOUR SO-CALLED NEWS FROM! 🤣🤣🤣

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      Re: Beloved President Trump
      Posted on: 2019-07-18 11:18:35   By: Anonymous
       
      Fox "pole" site.

      And he thinks rednecks are stupid.

      You can't make this spit up.

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        Re: Beloved President Trump
        Posted on: 2019-07-18 13:29:07   By: Anonymous
         
        Poll....the word is spelled POLL.

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      Re: Beloved President Trump
      Posted on: 2019-07-20 09:06:37   By: Anonymous
       
      POLL! DARN AUTOCORRECT!

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    Re: Beloved President Trump
    Posted on: 2019-07-18 10:19:59   By: Anonymous
     
    YES WE KLAN!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2019-07-17 21:43:09   By: Anonymous
 
McClintock is a disgrace. I am embarrassed he is representing our region and speaking for us.
Yes, it was racist for the president to tell these fellow elected officials to go back to their countries when their country is the SAME as his, (and all but one were born here, unlike his wife), and when he would never have thought to say that same thing to a “white” person who he disagreed with whose family heritage was from say, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Russia...


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    Re:
    Posted on: 2019-07-17 22:35:40   By: Anonymous
     
    Get real. Trump’s presidency has been a disaster. His never ending lying. Refusal to release his tax information. *bleep* environmental policies. The GOP has damaged itself by sticking with this racist idiot.

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2019-07-18 07:07:01   By: Anonymous
       
      And I say re call audit maga ban let's trump! Huh?
      Oops typo
      Sometimes I get my Motorola mixed up with my woodshed, are you prepared? Lets ban my maga turd! Huh?
      Sincerely
      Little ms whipple sugar tits

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2019-07-18 07:09:44   By: Anonymous
         
        ^^^Steven are you having what's called troll strokes?
        DITTO BUZZ YEP BAN KUDOS!

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          Re:
          Posted on: 2019-07-18 07:15:39   By: Anonymous
           
          McClintock is just another Trump beech.

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          Re:
          Posted on: 2019-07-18 07:21:43   By: Anonymous
           


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            Re:
            Posted on: 2019-07-18 07:22:21   By: Anonymous
             
            Here here!


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            Re:
            Posted on: 2019-07-18 07:26:03   By: Anonymous
             
            Just more dumb republicans . Is amazing just how gullible they are. Believe everything they hear on Fox News.

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              Re:
              Posted on: 2019-07-18 07:29:20   By: Anonymous
               
              McClintock is just another Trump sycophant, trying to hand on to his political career. He wouldn't know how do to anything else at this stage of his life.

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                Re:
                Posted on: 2019-07-18 07:41:15   By: Anonymous
                 
                He licks Trumps balls.

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2019-07-18 08:35:15   By: Anonymous
       
      When McClintock runs again, I hope voters remember all his speeches.
      Don't check off a box because there is a R, D, L, G, or an I next to the candidate.
      Do some research.
      This guy stands for very little that I believe in, other than be a patriotic American.
      Because of Gerrymandering, McClintock gets a pass every 2 years.
      He can say that Trump makes some unfortunate comments, but can't say they're RASCIST?
      He can call out fellow members of Congress, but not call out the President?
      What a joke.
      Separation of Powers was meant to let the Executive Branch and Judicial Branch know that the Legislature will be there for the people. The two year term was meant to keep our representatives in touch with the people.
      46% 0f the people voted for Trump.
      That's less than half.
      The majority better speak up.
      These 4 Congresswomen say some pretty outlandish things. It's up to their constituents to say what they want. Every 2 years.
      It's not up to the President to tell these women what to think. Or where they should live.
      It's the choice of the people.
      A Republic.

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        Re: red is the old brown
        Posted on: 2019-07-18 10:19:49   By: Anonymous
         
        The brown shirts let others know to stay out of their way.
        Yellow Stars of David and the word Juden meant you were no longer welcome.
        Now it's being branded communist, socialist, liberal, and Democrat.
        Maybe 5% of the Democrats have ideas close to socialism. I'd say 1% or less could be considered even close to having communist thinking.
        What's that leave us?
        95% of Democrats just want the government to look after ALL Americans.
        What's wrong with that?
        The Democrats I know don't want a Welfare State.
        FOCks News and Trump feed the lies.
        Americans need to wake up and think for themselves.

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          Re: red is the old brown
          Posted on: 2019-07-18 10:42:12   By: Anonymous
           
          I don't want government or anybody else taking care of me. That's the point. I want government to stay the hell out of my life, that's what you damn dems don't seem to understand.

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            Re: red is the old brown
            Posted on: 2019-07-18 11:13:34   By: Anonymous
             
            Moonbeam said Gavin could suck the chrome off a trailer hitch .

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2019-07-18 11:21:31   By: Anonymous
         
        "Because of Gerrymandering, McClintock gets a pass every 2 years."

        I suppose Maxine Waters gets a pass every 2 years because she's brilliant, right?

        Peach fo' fi'!

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          Re: Maxine
          Posted on: 2019-07-18 11:42:04   By: Anonymous
           
          I guess you don't know what district Maxine lives in.
          She doesn't need gerrymandering when 95% of her district looks like her.
          I look like McClintock, but I don't think like him.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2019-07-18 12:27:47   By: Anonymous
 
Trump is a racist, anyone that still supports him is also a racist, period, full stop, this includes McClintock. None of trumps supporters and defenders get a pass, they are all racists.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2019-07-18 12:54:23   By: Anonymous
     
    Vote out McClintock! What a jerk and embarrassment

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No Subject
Posted on: 2019-07-18 14:15:22   By: Anonymous
 
As a republican I am hear broken by his words and his deeds.
What is happening is this president has single handed divided families, friends and the entire country. So sad. I cannot support him or any other person in office or running for office. We need a president that will unite us, not divide us.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2019-07-19 07:37:43   By: Anonymous
     
    Thank you. I do think most Americans on both sides of the political aisle agree with your statement. Coming together for the betterment of all. And our children will have a decent role model in the White House again.

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