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iluvtennis's Journal
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May 28, 2017

NJ 8th graders smarter than WI "voters".. refuse to pose with snake Paul Ryan


It really warms my heart that the young folks are politically astute. Yay!
May 28, 2017

3 Americans were murdered this past week for standing up to white terrorists...


Richard Collins stabbed to death in Maryland
Rick Best and Talieson Myrddin Namkai-Meche stabbed to death in Portland
May 27, 2017

He played me for a fool: Kentucky Trump supporter laments he should have voted for Hillary

Source: Raw Story


In a heartbreaking interview, one Kentucky voter for President Donald Trump revealed that he believed it when Trump told voters he would fight for them. Now, however, Trump is cutting programs that help people like him survive while jobs are scarce.

Wesley Easterling noted that Trump had a kind of “charisma about him, something different.” The county he lives in typically goes for Democrats but in 2016 it went for Trump, despite having one of the highest poverty rates in the country.

Easterling is on food stamps and Medicaid and he believed Trump when the then-candidate swore he’d never touch Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. Trump lied and Easterling and his family are fearful they’re going to lose critical benefits they need to stay afloat.

“I mean, I felt just like I was — just like he played me for a fool,” he said with a look of sadness in his eyes. “I mean, I kind of took it personal.”

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I have a big ole heart, but I'm finding it hard to have empathy for these ppl who didn't think through the consequences of Trump

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