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What’s he Done?

This morning, I read this on https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/32954897.   I just HAD to repost it!!  I am not a seriously political person, but I suddenly find myself set afire.  I WILL NOT stand by and watch these people lie, deceive and destroy so many of the things that make this country so Great.  As far as I’m concerned, we don’t need to make it Great Again, we have to fight to protect the things that make it Great Now!

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“I have some friends on Facebook who have asked several times why people are so mad. What has Donald Trump done in just a few days to deserve the reaction we’re seeing. Luckily, an old friend of mine put together a handy list which I’ve shamelessly stolen:
* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the DOJ’s Violence Against Women programs.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the National Endowment for the Arts.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Minority Business Development Agency.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Economic Development Administration.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the International Trade Administration.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Manufacturing Extension Partnership.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Legal Services Corporation.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Civil Rights Division of the DOJ.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Environmental and Natural Resources Division of the DOJ.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Office of Electricity Deliverability and Energy Reliability.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Office of Fossil Energy.

* On January 20th, 2017, DT ordered all regulatory powers of all federal agencies frozen.

* On January 20th, 2017, DT ordered the National Parks Service to stop using social media after RTing factual, side by side photos of the crowds for the 2009 and 2017 inaugurations.

* On January 20th, 2017, roughly 230 protestors were arrested in DC and face unprecedented felony riot charges. Among them were legal observers, journalists, and medics.

* On January 20th, 2017, a member of the International Workers of the World was shot in the stomach at an anti-fascist protest in Seattle. He remains in critical condition.

* On January 21st, 2017, DT brought a group of 40 cheerleaders to a meeting with the CIA to cheer for him during a speech that consisted almost entirely of framing himself as the victim of dishonest press.

* On January 21st, 2017, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer held a press conference largely to attack the press for accurately reporting the size of attendance at the inaugural festivities, saying that the inauguration had the largest audience of any in history, “period.”

* On January 22nd, 2017, White House advisor Kellyann Conway defended Spicer’s lies as “alternative facts” on national television news.

* On January 22nd, 2017, DT appeared to blow a kiss to director James Comey during a meeting with the FBI, and then opened his arms in a gesture of strange, paternal affection, before hugging him with a pat on the back.

* On January 23rd, 2017, DT reinstated the global gag order, which defunds international organizations that even mention abortion as a medical option.

* On January 23rd, 2017, Spicer said that the US will not tolerate China’s expansion onto islands in the South China Sea, essentially threatening war with China.

* On January 23rd, 2017, DT repeated the lie that 3-5 million people voted “illegally” thus costing him the popular vote.

* On January 23rd, 2017, it was announced that the man who shot the anti-fascist protester in Seattle was released without charges, despite turning himself in.

* On January 24th, 2017, Spicer reiterated the lie that 3-5 million people voted “illegally” thus costing DT the popular vote.

* On January 24th, 2017, DT tweeted a picture from his personal Twitter account of a photo he says depicts the crowd at his inauguration and will hang in the White House press room. The photo is curiously dated January 21st, 2017, the day AFTER the inauguration and the day of the Women’s March, the largest inauguration related protest in history.

* On January 24th, 2017, the EPA was ordered to stop communicating with the public through social media or the press and to freeze all grants and contracts.

* On January 24th, 2017, the USDA was ordered to stop communicating with the public through social media or the press and to stop publishing any papers or research. All communication with the press would also have to be authorized and vetted by the White House.

* On January 24th, 2017, HR7, a bill that would prohibit federal funding not only to abortion service providers, but to any insurance coverage, including Medicaid, that provides abortion coverage, went to the floor of the House for a vote.

* On January 24th, 2017, Director of the Department of Health and Human Service nominee Tom Price characterized federal guidelines on transgender equality as “absurd.”

* On January 24th, 2017, DT ordered the resumption of construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline, while the North Dakota state congress considers a bill that would legalize hitting and killing protestors with cars if they are on roadways.

* On January 24th, 2017, it was discovered that police officers had used confiscated cell phones to search the emails and messages of the 230 demonstrators now facing felony riot charges for protesting on January 20th, including lawyers and journalists whose email accounts contain privileged information of clients and sources.
It is as bad as it seems.
And today: the wall and a Muslim ban.

If you plan to share, please copy and paste rather than share. You’ll reach more people.”

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9 thoughts on “What’s he Done?

  1. Tagged just for Fun?

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  2. It’s been one week. 😞

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  3. i thought it was standard to freeze regulatory powers and the use of social media and the stop on department communications with each new administration. i may be remembering incorrectly but something in the memory banks is telling me that is common practice and its only in effect until the transition is complete. i mean you know i’m no fan of trump so don’t take this at justifying anything he does but lists like this drive me batty, listing 17 things he “said” he was going to cut funding on or who he’s blown a kiss too just incites the ire of people and gets them so spun up that some of issues listed that are of grave concern get lost among all the noise. ok, rant over…. for now… ;-P

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    • Unfortunately, in this case, what he says is a BIG part of the problem. He has said some of the most degrading and disgusting things over the past year. I had truly hoped, that as President, he would begin to at least show a tiny bit of humility, understanding and poise. Well, not all our hopes come true. I agree that we MUST pay attention to the issues that are of grave concern, but do we really have to keep listening to the crap, or Alternative Facts, that keeps coming from him and his puppets? OK, rant only beginning now. 😉

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  4. Find the app, Countable, and download it. I’m in about 4 fb activist groups now, and I intend to become politically involved for the first time in my life. I’m not taking this. I found an article last night that spoke to this movement and what groups are behind it. Know the enemy. I’ll see if I can find it for you. We are strong together!

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