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Here is an list of all the things of Trump's agenda

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  • Independent
    Ft.myers, FL
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    Orange Hitler : Those who study authoritarian regimes suggest keeping a list of abnormal events after a demagogue is elected, as a way to remind yourself that this isn't normal and to keep from being overwhelmed into acceptance by the onslaught of attacks on our rights.
    Here is a list below. We are 4 days in.
    As the author says, "when you see all of this in one list, it is easy to get overwhelmed, at first-- it is also easy to see a pattern and to finally, finally recognize that none of this is normal, nor is it ok."
    * 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 of the 2009 inauguration of 44th President Barack Obama, and 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.
    Copied and pasted originally from Susan Derwin

  • Center Left
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    Fabulous post. This is important information. I think in time the dishonesty is what will be remembered. It's just a matter of time until it will boil over.

  • Liberal Democrat
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    The point that some of those "dishonest media" have made is that so many of these items on Trump's check list have not gone through the customary reviews by the agencies concerned. Hence there are all kinds of legalities and omissions that have not been codified into the official language of the executive actions leaving them open to challenge. Some of them are not really executive actions with any power at all because they are totally dependent on Congress to fund...in other words just "feel good" actions that he can show to his base.

    It appears Trump is more intent of going through a check list of promises for the First 100 Days to give the appearances of progress. He lines up props to cheer and clap at each signing ceremony to provide some kind of legitimacy in the eyes of Fox News viewers. When the media questions or probes, Trumps aides like Kellyanne Conway and Sean Spicer provide their scripted "smoke and mirrors" acts or just revert to "alternative facts".

    Get used to it. It appears to be the new normal.

  • Independent
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    No Schmidt; your word "Get used to it" is not what we should be doing. We should fight. I'm extremely disappointed in the DNC; for instance it seems that Warren voted "yes" for asshole Carson; what the hell is going on no brains anymore??? Unbelievable!!! My feeling is the DNC gets weaker by the day.
  • Center Left
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    They cower in a corner and have zero substance. At least in other countries you can switch parties if you're dissatisfied. Here there's the dishonest and hateful Republican party and those who will lose to them. (Dems, Green, Libr.) Makes you wonder why anyone should even care. If a new progressive party started and asked for members..... I would be anxious to learn more. My old party seems dead. Won't matter until the next election is what some would say.

    With no fight left where wrongs are questioned and challenged, it's a loss each and every day.

  • Liberal Democrat
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    Well, I will agree that many Dems are "watching". However, if you've watched the hearings on various cabinet picks, you saw them rip into the candidates...not full of rage but within the bounds of the Senate decorum.

    And certain media have hardly been anything but silent. Between Joy Reid, Rachel Maddow, Chris Hayes and Lawrence O'Donnell they have been piling on Trump and his minions every day. Rachel Maddow put together a pretty good case to suggest that Putin "owns" Trump. Joy Reid's program on Saturday and Sunday morning is one of the best. Better than the CBS, NBC, and ABC's Sunday morning talk shows. I borrow a lot of what I write here from her. If Trump watches her at all I'll bet he is furious...a black women tearing him apart in a smooth way. No hate in her at all. Refreshing to watch.

    Kellyanne Conway will never dare go on Joy Reid's show. Reid would eat her up.