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Beelzebub weighs in on the election...

"I think my strongest asset by far is my temperament!!!!!"

TRUMP: "Raise your hand if you're NOT a Christian conservative. There's a few...Should we keep them?

“Raise your hands, Christian Conservatives everybody,” he said, as most of the hands in the draped-off convention center went up. He then asked who didn’t fit the bill for the previous question. “Raise your hand if you’re not a Christian conservative—I want to see this, right,” Trump said, seemingly surprised that any hands went up. “That’s—oh, there’s a couple people, that’s all right. I think we’ll keep them, right? Should we keep them in the room, yes? I think so.”


http://time.com/4512398/donald-trump-non-christian-conservatives-iowa-rally/



THIS IS NOT A DRILL AMERICA!

https://twitter.com/Our4thEstate/status/781462258161426432?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

The Defective Mic:

MICHELLE!!!



WATCH HERE: https://twitter.com/ABCPolitics/status/781165021644455937?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
MORE:
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2016/sep/28/hillary-clinton-donald-trump-news-election-live?page=with:block-57ebebdce4b049b74e4cb02d#block-57ebebdce4b049b74e4cb02d
https://twitter.com/aseitzwald/status/781176556240633856/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Colin Kaepernick hits back at Trump: 'America's never been great for people of color'



NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick said that Donald Trump's suggestion to "find a country that works better for him" is "very ignorant".

“It’s a very ignorant statement that, if you don’t agree with what’s going on, hearing that if you want justice and liberty and freedom for all, then you should leave the country,” Kaepernick said on Tuesday.

“He always says make America great again. Well, America has never been great for people of colour. And that’s something that needs to be addressed. Let’s make America great for the first time,” he said in a video shared by the Bay Area News Group.



http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/09/28/colin-kaepernick-hits-back-at-trump-america-has-never-been-

Stamina...

Trump rattles Hillary

So it seems that millions of undocumented immigrants have paid more in taxes than Donald Trump

'Undocumented' Immigrants Pay Billions in Taxes
A new report suggests immigrants in the country illegally provide local economies billions of dollars in tax revenue.

http://www.itep.org/pdf/immigration2016.pdf


The study from the Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy found that immigrants in the U.S. without legal permission kick in their billions in the form of income, property, sales or excise taxes.

There were roughly 11 million immigrants estimated to be in the U.S. illegally as of 2013, according to the report. And each and every state collects at least a few million dollars from tax payments made by such immigrants each year, ranging from Montana's $2.2 million to California's $3.2 billion.

"Regardless of the politically contentious nature of immigration reform, the data show undocumented immigrants greatly contribute to our nation's economy, not just in labor but also with tax dollars," Meg Wiehe, the institute's state tax policy director, said in a statement last week.


More:
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-03-01/study-undocumented-immigrants-pay-billions-in-taxes?src=usn_tw
https://twitter.com/jorgeramosnews/status/781090718500655105?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

New York Times Trolls Trump With Hitler Book Review

The New York Times wrote a book review about the rise of Hitler that was really all about Donald Trump
September 28, 2016 2016 Election, Media, Politics

The New York Times today published a review of a new biography on Adolf Hitler and the twitterverse is snickering over its many thinly-veiled allusions to Donald Trump. Here’s an excerpt:
http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/books/hitler-ascent-volker-ullrich.html?_r=1&referer=https://t.co/hI2dLByHXH

Hitler was an effective orator and actor, Mr. Ullrich reminds readers, adept at assuming various masks and feeding off the energy of his audiences. Although he concealed his anti-Semitism beneath a “mask of moderation” when trying to win the support of the socially liberal middle classes, he specialized in big, theatrical rallies staged with spectacular elements borrowed from the circus. Here, “Hitler adapted the content of his speeches to suit the tastes of his lower-middle-class, nationalist-conservative, ethnic-chauvinist and anti-Semitic listeners,” Mr. Ullrich writes. He peppered his speeches with coarse phrases and put-downs of hecklers. Even as he fomented chaos by playing to crowds’ fears and resentments, he offered himself as the visionary leader who could restore law and order.

Hitler increasingly presented himself in messianic terms, promising “to lead Germany to a new era of national greatness,” though he was typically vague about his actual plans. He often harked back to a golden age for the country, Mr. Ullrich says, the better “to paint the present day in hues that were all the darker. Everywhere you looked now, there was only decline and decay.”

Hitler’s repertoire of topics, Mr. Ullrich notes, was limited, and reading his speeches in retrospect, “it seems amazing that he attracted larger and larger audiences” with “repeated mantralike phrases” consisting largely of “accusations, vows of revenge and promises for the future.” But Hitler virtually wrote the modern playbook on demagoguery, arguing in “Mein Kampf” that propaganda must appeal to the emotions — not the reasoning powers — of the crowd. Its “purely intellectual level,” Hitler said, “will have to be that of the lowest mental common denominator among the public it is desired to reach.” Because the understanding of the masses “is feeble,” he went on, effective propaganda needed to be boiled down to a few slogans that should be “persistently repeated until the very last individual has come to grasp the idea that has been put forward.”



http://www.joemygod.com/2016/09/28/new-york-times-trolls-trump-hitler-book-review/
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