With Just 5 Brilliant Words, Trump Changed the Rules of the Game

There were a lot of pretty amazing moments during President Trump’s first State of the Union address.

But amidst all the incredible stories of heroism and the powerful new policies announced, there was one moment that really stood out.

About midway into his speech, Trump started talking about illegal immigration and the tremendous harm it does to this country.

And then, he uttered one line that absolutely brought down the house:

“My duty, and the sacred duty of every elected official in this chamber, is to defend Americans, to protect their safety, their families, their communities, and their right to the American dream. Because Americans are Dreamers too.

 

While there were plenty of standing ovations during the course of the night, none were nearly as boisterous as the one Trump received after that remark.

With just five little words, Trump effectively reframed the debate over illegal immigration, and that has got to have Democrats worried.

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These Are The 15 Guests Donald Trump Is Bringing with Him to The State of the Union

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are pleased to announce that the following individuals will be their special guests, seated with the First Lady, at the President’s first State of the Union address:

Corey Adams: Corey Adams is a skilled welder at Staub Manufacturing Solutions in Dayton, Ohio, where he has worked for more than eight years. During 2017, Corey and his wife were able to become first-time homeowners, and they will invest their extra money from tax reform into their two daughters’ education savings.

Elizabeth Alvarado, Robert Mickens, Evelyn Rodriguez, and Freddy Cuevas: Elizabeth Alvarado and Robert Mickens are the parents of Nisa Mickens.

Evelyn Rodriguez and Freddy Cuevas are the parents of Kayla Cuevas. Nisa and Kayla had been close friends since elementary school, but in September 2016, the two girls were chased down and brutally murdered. Their deaths were among a string of 17 Long Island slayings that have been attributed to Mara Salvatrucha, also known as MS-13.

Corporal (Ret.) Matthew Bradford: Matthew Bradford joined the United States Marine Corps straight out of high school and deployed to Iraq in 2006.

In 2007, he stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED). Shrapnel shot into both of his eyes, blinding him, and the explosion also took both of his legs. After multiple surgeries and therapy, Matthew reenlisted in the Marine Corps — the first blind, double amputee to do so.

Jon Bridgers: Jon Bridgers founded the Cajun Navy 2016, as a non-profit rescue and recovery organization to respond to flooding in south Louisiana.

In 2017, the Cajun Navy set out to provide aid to those in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. He and the Cajun Navy 2016 have helped thousands of people across the South, and to this day, they are helping collect resources and donations for those who lost their homes in the storms.

David Dahlberg: David Dahlberg works as a fire prevention technician in southern California, stationed at the Pine Canyon Fire Station in the Santa Lucia Ranger District. In July 2017, he saved 62 children and staff members from a raging wildfire that had encircled their camp.

Officer Ryan Holets: Ryan Holets serves as a police officer in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

In his six years on the force, he has been shot at twice and experienced several near-death encounters. Officer Holets and his wife adopted a baby from parents who suffered from opioid addiction, breaking down walls between drug addicts and police officers to help save lives.

Ashlee Leppert: Ashlee Leppert has dedicated her life to her country, serving as an aviation electronics technician in the United States Coast Guard.

Last year, she rescued dozens of Americans imperiled during the devastating hurricane season. Nothing has left more of a mark on Ashlee than her efforts to lift a woman to safety in a helicopter basket. The woman was clutching a few bags of what Ashlee thought were clothes. As she drew the woman near, however, Ashlee saw four sets of children’s eyes looking at her as their guardian angel.

Agent Celestino “CJ” Martinez: CJ Martinez is a Supervisory Special Agent for the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations unit.

He has spent much of his 15-year tenure working to dismantle transnational criminal organizations, including MS-13. His investigations have led to more than 100 arrests of MS-13 gang members who have been prosecuted for crimes, including homicide, assault, and narcotics and weapons trafficking. CJ is a proud veteran, having honorably served our Nation in the United States Air Force and Air National Guard for more than 22 years.

Staff Sergeant Justin Peck: Staff Sergeant Justin Peck has served in the United States Army for eight years.

In November 2017, he was part of a team, along with Chief Petty Officer Kenton Stacy, that was conducting a multi-day mission with partner forces in Raqqa, Syria, to clear IEDs from territory previously controlled by ISIS. After the team had located and disarmed seven IEDs, Chief Petty Officer Stacy was clearing the second floor of a hospital building when he was struck by an IED blast and severely wounded. Without hesitation, Staff Sergeant Peck, who was holding a position outside the building, rushed to Stacy’s location on the uncleared, IED-ridden second floor. Staff Sergeant Peck’s actions—including applying a tourniquet, placing an endotracheal tube, and performing artificial respirations and CPR — were directly responsible for saving Chief Petty Officer Stacy’s life.

Preston Sharp: Preston Sharp was visiting his veteran grandfather’s grave in 2015, when he noticed that other local veterans’ graves were not being honored with American flags or flowers. Today, Preston has organized the placement of more than 40,000 American flags and red carnations on soldiers’ graves, as part of his goal to honor veterans in all 50 States and to challenge others to join the Flag and Flower Challenge (#FandFChallenge).

Steve Staub and Sandy Keplinger: Siblings Steve Staub and Sandy Keplinger started Staub Manufacturing Solutions, a contract manufacturing company specializing in metal fabrication, twenty years ago.

Today, they serve as president and vice president, respectively. Thanks to the “Trump bump” in their business, Staub Manufacturing Solutions has seen an uptick in sales, employment, and optimism. They have grown their team from 23 to 37 employees over the last year and recently expanded by acquiring a new building. Following enactment of the tax cuts and reform legislation last year, they were able to give all their employees larger than expected Christmas bonuses.

What do you think?

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Trump’s Making America So Great, Even Public Radio Is Admitting It

Democrats have insisted that President Donald Trump’s tax plan would only benefit the wealthy, going as far as to call the plan “pathetic” for what it does for working people.

Southern California public radio station KPCC was among those who made such claims, reporting that the new law would give big cuts to corporations and wealthy Americans and only modest reductions to other Americans.

The station echoed liberal talking points when it claimed the bill would leave lower-income families in the lurch.

As usual, these claims are absurd, and KPCC had to make that embarrassing admission while attempting to prove how bad Trump’s tax reform bill would be for those with lower incomes.

The station enlisted the help of H&R Block tax preparer Aaron Martinez to calculate the taxes for a group of Californians at different income levels that ranged from low-income grad students to highly paid professionals.

Based on 2016 tax returns, Martinez found that the impact of Trump’s tax reform resulted in savings for a wide spectrum of incomes, including those who are considered to be low income.

For example, graduate student Christine Vega, who earned $23,446 last year, would receive a refund increase of $400.

Middle-income earners Megan and Marlee Malone-Franklin, who made $69,192 last year, would receive a tax cut of $1,497.

KPCC reported that Martinez said the cases showed that “most people will see a reduction in their tax. But not everyone.”

However, the station failed to present anyone who would not benefit from the tax bill.

KPCC went on to report that Martinez said that claims that the bill was skewed toward the rich depended on where people were rich.

“The new rules don’t always give much back to highly paid workers in a state like California. They pay higher state income taxes than residents in other states, and now their ability to deduct those taxes will be capped,” the station reported.

“The impact to residents of California is going to be different than a state like Texas or North Carolina or Florida,” Martinez said.

“They’re going to get more of a benefit out of it than what we will get,” he added.

So, those who do not live in California can expect to see even better numbers.

It must pain liberals to admit that the president’s tax plan is going to benefit low- and middle-income families after all the scaremongering that took place before the bill was passed.

Once again, we have proof that liberals simply cannot be trusted.

Share this story on Facebook and Twitter to spread the word about how this public radio station had to admit that Trump’s tax reform bill will actually help low-income families.

What do you think about this admission?

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Trey Gowdy Just Exposed What’s In Those Explosive FBI Files

America is clamoring to know what’s in that explosive FISA secret memo from the FBI.

And President Trump wants to give it to us, but he’s facing a lot of opposition from swamp-dwellers whose careers will suffer as a result of finally having to tell us the truth.

Well, as usual, its Rep. Trey Gowdy to the rescue.

While Gowdy is still trying to force full disclosure of the FISA memo and the damning revelations it makes.

In the meantime, he’s provided us with some tidbits, and they’re already enough to call for a full investigation against former and current FBI officials.

Of note among Gowdy’s remarks:

“We need to know a couple of things. Number one we need to know how the worlds premier law enforcement agency managed to lose five months worth of texts. And what is also troubling in the text we do have they’re discussing how to avoid texts being captured and secured. So what is missing is important but also what is there is important.”

“It is manifest bias not just against Trump, but against his kids, against his business interests. There is a text where they hope the Trump Hotel fails. That is a level of bias that you rarely see and you never see from law enforcement officers.”

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Trump Just Did Something No President in History Ever Did – Media Refuses to Cover…

 

Not to knock the Trump achievement that will be detailed below, but when someone brave enough to ignore the cartel of egg head Leftists that rules the Land of Economic Theory, making history can come easy.

The American Thinker reports that it took less than a year for President Trump to close the gap between the percentage of White and Black unemployment. He did so, by the way, by adopting policies which dropped the Black unemployment rate to 6.8 percent, the lowest in recorded American history!

The Thinker writes, “For a purported white supremacist, President Trump is improving the lives of African Americans far more than President Obama did.”

That is the truth. Obama gave out dumb phones through a program riddled with fraud and waste, reports the Washington Times.

The Associated Press reports that “[m]ost economists expect the Trump administration’s tax cuts to help speed the economy’s already decent pace of growth. Some envision the unemployment rate dropping as low as 3.5 percent by the end of 2018. A rate that low would mark the lowest such level in nearly a half-century, and it would likely force businesses to accelerate pay raises to attract and retain employees. Pay raises have remained puzzlingly sluggish for many U.S. workers despite the robust job market.

As the Thinker replies, this means that those demographic groups suffering the most from unemployment, like Blacks, will see employment improve and make more history.

The Thinker warns, “Let the media continue to ignore this reality, as they are certain to do in their efforts to avoid helping Trump.  People know very well when they, or their friends and families, get new jobs or better pay in their existing jobs.  President Trump can and will point out these huge benefits that the black community is experiencing.”

Amen to that! And all the best to ALL Americans!

What do you think about this?

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President Trump and Mattis Just Uncovered Trillions of Missing Dollars from Budget!

Another historic milestone is going unnoticed by the Propaganda Machine that is the media. For the first time in Pentagon’s seventy-four years, the monolithic military headquarters will be undergoing an audit that, if history is any indication, will find trillions of dollars missing.

Another article by Zero Hedge reports that “America’s world-wide military presence is such that the Pentagon itself can’t track how many US service members are deployed where. A new bombshell article in Stars and Stripes military newspaper is non-ironically headlined, ‘Report: 44,000 ‘unknown’ military personnel stationed around the world’.”

President Trump, an exceptionally skilled business leader and organizer, has authorized 2,400 auditors from independent public accounting firms to audit the Army, Navy, Air Force, a practice that is now going to occur annually and be headed up by Pentagon comptroller David Norquist.

A former official at the Department of Homeland Security, Norquist assisted in handling that agencies audit last year and sees such financial oversight as “a matter of driving change inside a bureaucracy that may resist it.”

AND RESIST, THE PENTAGON HAS. EVER SINCE THE 1980S, WHEN REVELATIONS OF MASSIVE OVER-SPENDING WERE REVEALED, THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE HAS USED POLITICAL INFLUENCE AND CONVENIENT OPPORTUNITIES TO PUT OFF AUDITS.

The 2001 Rumsfeld revelation, Zero Hedge reports. was quickly forgotten when, the next day, the horrors of September 11th befell the nation.

In “2015, the Pentagon denied trying to shelve a study detailing $125 billion in waste created by a bloated employee counts for noncombat related work such as human resources, finance, health care management and property management.”

A year later, DoD analyst Franklin C. Spinney testified before Congress that the DOD had created an accounting mess with un-auditable books and budget projections which did not real world expectations.

If it is revealed that the Pentagon has either negligently or purposefully ‘lost’ track of trillions of dollars while our fighter jets are falling out of the skies and our brave men and women on the front lines of combat go without pay, the entire structure needs to be reformed from the ground up and heads need to roll.

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Liberals HOWLING Over What Trump Just Did to All Black Americans

It went largely unnoticed amidst all the other nonsense in the news this past week, but the numbers are in, and Trump has set a new record.

And not just any record. It’s an achievement that should silence nearly all his critics and leave Obama feeling more ashamed than ever. That is, if liberals had any sense whatsoever.

The record in question has to do with unemployment rates among African-Americans.

Under Trump’s governance, black unemployments rates in America fell to an ALL-TIME LOW of just 6.8 percent in December.

The previous record was 7.4 percent in 2000.

Now, this is quite amazing considering that liberals are intent on painting Trump as a bigot whose economic policies are geared solely toward enriching the “white elite.”

The truth, of course, is that Trump is working to improve America’s economy for ALL its citizens, regardless of race.

The evidence is in the fact that all communities seem to be doing better under Trump.

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Don Jr. Has a Word or Two to Say About That Pro-Oprah Tweet by NBC

Donald Trump Jr. took NBC to task Monday over a tweet in which the network appeared to endorse a 2020 presidential run from media mogul and famed television host Oprah Winfrey.

Winfrey received widespread praise for her victory speech as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille award Sunday during the Golden Globes.

Acclaim for her speech was so intense that many speculated she should challenge Donald Trump and run for president in 2020.

Twitter users took to the platform to encourage her to run, but the most notable tweet referring to her potential future presidency came from a surprising source — the official account of the National Broadcasting Company.

“Nothing but respect for OUR future president,” NBC tweeted, while attaching a GIF of Winfrey.

NBC Oprah tweet

As noted by The Hill, the tweet seemed to be a reference to a viral meme in which people would caption various photos with the sentence, “Nothing but respect for MY president.”

The blowback from Twitter users was swift, with the network receiving almost universal criticism for what was seen as politically biased tweet.

Some of the most intense criticism came from Trump Jr., who noted that the tweet was just more evidence of the mainstream media’s bias against his father, the president. Trump Jr. went on to indicate that Americans are completely unable to trust the media anymore.

“In case anyone had any doubts about where the media stands this should take care of it. The bias against @realDonaldTrump is now so obvious they have simply given up hiding it,” he wrote. “Can you trust anything they say at this point?”

“Americans see the truth in job #s & in their wallets!

Other users expressed similar sentiments.

Following the criticism, NBC deleted the tweet.

On Monday, the network revealed that the post was done in response to a joke made by Golden Globes host Seth Meyers during the awards ceremony.

“In 2011, I told some jokes about our current president at the White House Correspondents Dinner. Jokes about how he was unqualified to be president,” Meyers said.

“Some have said that night convinced him to run,” he continued. “So if that’s true, I just want to say: Oprah, you will never be president! You do not have what it takes!”

Trump Jr. took note of the fact that NBC had deleted the tweet, but he wanted to make sure his followers could still see the original post.

“Strange. Seems that @nbc took down there tweet. In case you missed it here it is,” he wrote.

As The Western Journal reported, Winfrey used much of her speech to address the flurry of sexual misconduct scandals that have recently rocked the entertainment industry.

She was also one of many performers to made subtle jabs at President Donald Trump and give a nod to progressive talking points.

Winfrey spoke of “a culture broken by beautifully powerful men.” But she concluded with a bit of optimism, noting that “a new day … is on the horizon.”

According to The Washington Post, Winfrey’s words sparked a controversy, with some saying she should challenge Trump in 2020, while others said she did not have the experience necessary to run for the highest elected office in the land.

What do you think?

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Trump to End Immigration Protection for 250,000 Central Americans

The Trump administration announced plans Monday to end protections dating back to 2001, which have allowed at least 260,000 immigrants from El Salvador to stay in the U.S. with temporary legal status, The Wall Street Journal reported.

A statement from the Department of Homeland Security noted that protections will not end until September 2019 in order “to allow for an orderly transition.”

The Temporary Protected Status program was introduced by Congress in 1990.

It was intended to offer temporary relief for migrants whose countries were notably affected by natural disasters or war, The Washington Post reported.

Many Salvadorans were granted the ability to apply for TPS in 2001, after two earthquakes wrecked much of the Central American country.

DHS took steps to verify that conditions in El Salvador had changed since the initiative was first introduced 16 years ago.

“The decision to terminate TPS for El Salvador was made after a review of the disaster-related conditions upon which the country’s original designation was based and an assessment of whether those originating conditions continue to exist as required by statute,” the department’s statement read.

Despite the fact that it was a temporary program, extending TPS for Salvadorans for over a decade has created a situation where many immigrants have put down roots, purchased homes and thought they were on their way to earning permanent legal status.

“I consider this my country,” one such Salvadoran, Oscar Cortez, told The Post.

The Maryland resident works as a plumber and owns a townhouse outside of Washington, D.C.

“Behind us there are children and wives and nephews and nieces and mothers and fathers who depend on us,” he said. “It doesn’t affect one person. It affects a ton of people.”

DHS did note, however, that the 2019 deadline allows Congress 18 months to potentially offer an alternative legal status.

However, the vast number of immigration-related issues — including the 2017 repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — as well as other TPS recipients from other countries, could make that a challenging feet.

The Trump administration had previously announced the end of TPS for Haitians and Nicaraguans, but Salvadorans remain the largest group who benefit from the program, according to The Journal.

“The Trump Administration once again has reneged on a long-held American tradition and has added 200,000 Salvadoran families to their long list of undocumented immigrants it wishes to deport,” said Angelica Salas, executive director of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights.

However, according to Nolo.com, a legal advice website, Temporary Protected Status was just that — temporary. As such, the site explained, the program does not provide a path to a green card or citizenship on its own.

“Even if you were to live and work legally in the United States as a TPS beneficiary for many years, there is no route to permanent residence (i.e., a green card) that will follow simply from a grant of TPS,” the website says.

Nolo did point out that it is possible to acquire permanent legal status from another event, like marriage to a U.S. citizen or sponsorship from an employer.

What do you think about this?

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States Passing ‘English Only’ Laws…Do You Support This?

Liberals have long been trying to get Americans to change their ways of doing things in order to accommodate foreigners.

The problem is that this is America, and we shouldn’t have to change the way we do things because other people are coming into our country. After all, they’re flocking to our country for a reason. Maybe we should take this as a hint and keep up what we’ve already been doing since clearly it’s working.

According to liberals, we should be changing the way our schools operate. Even though English is the official language of the United States of America, the left is dead set on having our public schools teach in different languages.

Many states are now mandating that English be the only language that is taught in schools. The map below shows which states are enforcing this law:

Is it really unfair to ask people who migrate to America to learn our language?

It seems logical enough to me that when you decide to move to another country, you should expect to learn their language in order to communicate with citizens of that country.

Education.findlaw.com reported:

While the federal government does not recognize an official language, roughly 30 states have passed laws designating English as the official language. A few states have gone further by requiring their public schools to teach only in English.

The federal government sets education standards and goals through laws such as the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, and it occasionally uses the threat of reduced funding to compel states to comply. However, education policy and curriculum is set at the state and local level.

Only a few states have passed English-only education laws, although there have been failed efforts in other states. For example, in 1998, California voters enacted a proposition that requires the state’s schools to teach only in English and to stop providing bilingual education programs, subject to certain exceptions. Although test scores of English-learning students rose after the proposition was passed, a report submitted to the California Department of Education after five years of review stated that there was no conclusive proof that English-only instruction was the cause of the rising scores. In 2014, California’s legislature passed a law to end the state’s experiment with English-only instruction (schedule to take effect in 2017).

There are other states in USA that have passed English-only educations laws. These states include Arizona back in the year 2000 and Massachusetts back in 2002. Voters in Colorado turned down the chance at an English-based instruction initiative that was proposed in 2006, just as Oregon voters did in 2008.

There are always going to flaws with our educational system in the United States, just as there are with any country’s educational system. The best that we can do is implement laws and regulations that will better help our students learn. The only way we can help our students learn is to create uniform learning standards and practices. Mandating that the only primary language used to teach students is English would help integrate our schools and make a more fluid learning structure within our country. What are your thoughts on English Only Laws?

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