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Whodatmskdman

Calls of Security for Maxine Waters
« on: June 26, 2018, 07:24:18 PM »
Trump's 'Be Careful' Tweet Prompts Calls of Security for Maxine Waters




In what many observers are calling a thinly veiled threat, President Donald Trump on Monday afternoon took his feud with California Congresswoman (and Glamour Woman of the Year) Maxine Waters to a new level with a tweet telling her to “be careful” what she wished for.

So what sparked this latest outburst? That would be the comments made by Waters during a weekend rally in Los Angeles where she called on members of the public to confront Trump administration officials if they encounter them.

“Let's make sure we show up wherever we have to show up," she said. "And if you see anybody from that cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd. And you push back on them. And you tell them they're not welcome anymore, anywhere."

Waters' remarks came after White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted that she had been refused service at a restaurant because of her position in the Trump administration.




    Sarah Sanders
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    Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA to leave because I work for @POTUS and I politely left. Her actions say far more about her than about me. I always do my best to treat people, including those I disagree with, respectfully and will continue to do so
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Now President Trump has responded via Twitter, writing, "Congresswoman Maxine Waters, an extraordinarily low IQ person, has become, together with Nancy Pelosi, the Face of the Democrat Party. She has just called for harm to supporters, of which there are many, of the Make America Great Again movement. Be careful what you wish for Max!"



    Donald J. Trump
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    @realDonaldTrump

    Congresswoman Maxine Waters, an extraordinarily low IQ person, has become, together with Nancy Pelosi, the Face of the Democrat Party. She has just called for harm to supporters, of which there are many, of the Make America Great Again movement. Be careful what you wish for Max!
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Waters has yet to comment on the most recent tweet, but she previously spoke to Glamour about her thoughts on Trump's character. "The most upsetting part is discovering that the person who won the election and became the president of the United States of America is a man who has no good values. His character astounds me," Waters said in 2017. "I can't believe that we have a president who would lie, who would distort, and who does not appear to have an appreciation for government and how it works."

Representative Yvette Clarke, a New York Democrat who holds a leadership position on the Congressional Black Caucus, told Glamour in a phone interview that the President’s Twitter attack on Waters struck her as “malicious” and “over the top.”

Clarke said that by her reading of Trump’s message, “It is very evident from what he said that he is wishing her ill…. There is an implied harm that could visit her because of her statements.”

The congresswoman called it “beneath the office of the presidency to [imply] that someone could be harmed because they make a statement about what is taking place in this administration,” she said.

Clarke said she planned to discuss the Trump tweet with the CBC as well as the Congressional Caucus on Black Women & Girls: “We all have to sit up and take note. Women need to sit up and take note. He’s found ways to silence women throughout his candidacy and his presidency.”

Asked if she’d ever seen a president make a comparable statement in the past, Clarke replied, “Never, never—we are in uncharted territory where the breaking of norms [is] becoming the norm. The lack of civility, the lack of true respect for one another is leading to the point where the antagonism and the hostility is palpable.”

Additionally, Clarke said, “We have to talk to Capitol Police to ensure that there is security for Maxine Waters” given that “we’ve already seen unhinged individuals in this climate” who are willing to commit acts of violence. In one example, Clarke noted that Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson got extra security in response to death threats she received after a public disagreement with Trump last year.

As many rush to Waters’ defense, others have condemned her statements about confronting members of the Trump administration, calling it “harassment.” Prior to Trump's latest comments, Democratic congressional leader Nancy Pelosi tweeted out a story about Waters' comments and—without naming her directly— wrote, "In the crucial months ahead, we must strive to make America beautiful again. Trump’s daily lack of civility has provoked responses that are predictable but unacceptable. As we go forward, we must conduct elections in a way that achieves unity from sea to shining sea." ???

Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey made similar comments in a Monday interview with NPR when asked about Waters encouraging Americans to protest the Trump administration at every turn.

"You know, protest is good, and I've been encouraging people there be a lot of protests at the Mall and cities all across America protesting this really—these morally despicable actions by the Trump administration separating folks from families," he said. "But this is also a time, I believe, as Americans who seek to create a beloved community, who believe in a more what I consider a radical love, love thy neighbor—no exceptions. And whether that person is coming over the border or whether that person is somebody who votes differently than you, we've got to be a nation that treats each other with our highest ideals."

As for Trump, this is not the first time he has used Twitter to warn someone to "be careful," Yahoo! News managing editor Colin Campbell points out.




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    a history of POTUS telling people to be careful
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However none of those instances used the word "harm" in the framing of the tweet, (it should also be noted that Waters did not implicitly call for any harm to come to administration officials in her speech), one denotation that many say is the clear difference between a petty insult and an actual threat.  ;)

https://youtu.be/OY4c2AZxV0k

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/trump-apos-apos-careful-apos-220000219.html
« Last Edit: June 26, 2018, 07:34:29 PM by Whodatmskdman »

Whodatmskdman

Re: Calls of Security for Maxine Waters
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2018, 10:33:53 AM »
Maxine Waters deserves better from her party




U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters of California, shown in a Capitol elevator June 26, 2018, urged people to call out Trump aides in public over the administration's policies. She did not encourage anyone to do physical harm.

After U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., implored Americans of good conscience to publicly confront White House officials over their policies, leading Democrats joined with Republicans to denounce Waters’ comments as uncivil.

It was one of the few acts of bipartisanship that Democrats have engaged in since the advent of the Trump administration, and it was by far the most harmful. Not only because Waters, who lived through the civil rights movement, understands that oppressors do not buckle to civility. It was harmful because Waters’ fellow Democrats — including leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer — wrongly believe that tyranny can be combated with polite discourse.

That naive worldview is exactly why Democrats find themselves out of power. And if the only thing they can find to criticize is the one Democrat who wants to stand and fight an administration that seeks to disenfranchise, discriminate against and disrespect every nonwhite, non-Christian person who steps on American soil, Democrats do not deserve to retake Congress in the midterm elections.

This latest example of Democratic futility began with the Trump administration's policy of separating families that illegally crossed the southern border. After 2,300 migrant children were locked in government-funded detention facilities, Waters spoke out.

“Let’s make sure we show up wherever we have to show up,” Waters said during videotaped remarks at a Los Angeles rally. “And if you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd. And you push back on them. And you tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere. We’ve got to get the children connected to their parents.

“We don’t know what damage has been done to these children,“ she added. ”All that we know is they’re in cages. They’re in prisons. They’re in jails. I don’t care what they call it, that’s where they are, and Mr. President, we will see you every day, every hour of the day, everywhere that we are, to let you know you cannot get away with this.”

In truth, Trump officials already were being confronted in public places. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who made false statements in defense of the administration's “zero tolerance“ immigration policy, was heckled at a Mexican restaurant. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who makes false statements regularly, was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant after staffers recognized her and called the owner.

Rep. Maxine Waters cancels events in Texas, Alabama due to 'very serious death threat' »

But those facts didn’t stop Donald Trump from mischaracterizing Waters’ comments and issuing a veiled threat of his own. “Congresswoman Maxine Waters, an extraordinarily low IQ person, has become, together with Nancy Pelosi, the Face of the Democrat Party,” Trump tweeted Monday. “She has just called for harm to supporters, of which there are many, of the Make America Great Again movement. Be careful what you wish for Max!”

Of course, Waters said nothing of the kind. Still, her fellow Democrats jumped into the fray, helping Republicans to frame her remarks as harmful.

House Minority Leader Pelosi called Waters’ comments “unacceptable” before tweeting that “we must strive to make America beautiful again. Trump’s daily lack of civility has provoked responses that are predictable but unacceptable. As we go forward, we must conduct elections in a way that achieves unity from sea to shining sea.”

Then there was Senate Minority Leader Schumer, who took to the Senate floor to denounce Waters. “We all have to remember to treat our fellow Americans, all of our fellow Americans, with the kind of civility and respect we expect will be afforded to us,” he said. “No one should call for the harassment of political opponents. That's not right. That’s not American.”

Except harassing political opponents is profoundly American. Ask black survivors of the civil rights movement who faced the political effort to deny them the vote. Ask Native Americans about the political machinations that landed them on reservations. Ask those who look at the present political climate and see a repeat of the past.

We live in a time when discriminatory policies come out of the White House and are seemingly rubber-stamped by the Supreme Court.

When America’s highest court upholds a ban on travelers from mostly Muslim countries, and supports what lower courts have called racist gerrymandering in Texas, and affirms voter suppression through the purging of voter rolls in Ohio, dissent cannot be polite, and opposition must not be muted.

The officials in the Trump administration work for us. And if they are not working in our best interests, we must confront them. We must rebuke them. We must correct them.

If Waters’ fellow Democrats aren’t willing to do that, they should step aside and let Waters lead. >:(

Biggs4life

Re: Calls of Security for Maxine Waters
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2018, 11:56:38 AM »
I disagree with the veiled threat and believe it is bad form for the POTUS to engage in such behavior but that seems to be the world we live in now.  That said, I strongly disagree with the statement Maxine Waters made as well and believe she is helping feed the beast instead of starving it.

Once you open the floodgates to confronting people in their private lives it is only a matter of time before bullets start flying.  Don't agree with my views?  Vote me out of office.  Fine by me.  Roll up on me at Taco Bell though and god help you.

Whodatmskdman

Re: Calls of Security for Maxine Waters
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2018, 02:01:33 PM »
"Bad Street"   Run's "both ways"!

Maxine simply spoke "The truth & nothin but the truth" and yes "We The People" reserve the "right" in fact an obligation to confront public servant "tyranny" @ all levels, don't want the public's confrontation in private life?
Don't become a corrupt high profile "public servant"!
« Last Edit: June 29, 2018, 02:18:07 PM by Whodatmskdman »

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mstryn2

Re: Calls of Security for Maxine Waters
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2018, 05:56:47 PM »
"Bad Street"   Run's "both ways"!

Maxine simply spoke "The truth & nothin but the truth" and yes "We The People" reserve the "right" in fact an obligation to confront public servant "tyranny" @ all levels, don't want the public's confrontation in private life?
Don't become a corrupt high profile "public servant"!


It seems Maxine is the only politician willing to exchange negativity with the president.   Trump set the tone of this disrespecting people,  it's absolutely hypocrisy that republicans refuse to see the President's bully pulpit.

Whodatmskdman

Re: Calls of Security for Maxine Waters
« Reply #6 on: July 06, 2018, 12:21:56 AM »
"Bad Street"   Run's "both ways"!

Maxine simply spoke "The truth & nothin but the truth" and yes "We The People" reserve the "right" in fact an obligation to confront public servant "tyranny" @ all levels, don't want the public's confrontation in private life?
Don't become a corrupt high profile "public servant"!


It seems Maxine is the only politician willing to exchange negativity with the president.   Trump set the tone of this disrespecting people,  it's absolutely hypocrisy that republicans refuse to see the President's bully pulpit.

Pelosi slams Trump's 'despicable attacks' on Waters at rally



House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) slammed President Trump over his comments about Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) during a rally on Thursday night.

Trump at the campaign-style rally in Montana called Waters a “low-IQ individual,” a claim that he has repeated many times. He speculated her IQ is “somewhere in the mid-60s.”

The average IQ is 85-114, and a mid-60s IQ indicates mental challenges.

 “.@realDonaldTrump, instead of making despicable attacks on @RepMaxineWaters, why don’t you focus on reuniting the children you put into cages back with their families?” Pelosi tweeted Thursday night. “It’s been 9 days since a federal judge ordered you to. #FamiliesBelongTogether.”



    Nancy Pelosi
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    @NancyPelosi

    .@realDonaldTrump, instead of making despicable attacks on @RepMaxineWaters, why don’t you focus on reuniting the children you put into cages back with their families?  It’s been 9 days since a federal judge ordered you to. #FamiliesBelongTogether
    Yashar Ali 🐘
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    @yashar

    Trump just said that Maxine Water's IQ is somewhere in the mid 60s...which would place her in the range of "mild mental retardation"
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Trump also took shots at Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) at his rally Thursday night, while calling Waters – a vocal Trump critic who has called for his impeachment – “the new leader of the Democrat Party.”

The president included the jabs while attacking Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), who is running for reelection this year in a state Trump won in the 2016 election. Tester's GOP opponent, Matt Rosendale, joined Trump at Thursday’s rally.

"A vote for Jon Tester is a vote for Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi and the new leader of the Democrat Party, Maxine Waters," Trump said. "Where have they gone?"

Waters, who has long called for Trump’s impeachment, faced significant backlash last week for her comments encouraging her supporters to confront Trump administration officials in public.

“I have no sympathy for these people that are in this administration who know it is wrong what they're doing on so many fronts but they tend to not want to confront this president," Waters said at a Los Angeles rally.

“For these members of his Cabinet who remain and try to defend him ... the people are going to turn on them, they're going to protest, they're going to absolutely harass them until they decide that they're going to tell the president 'no I can't hang with you, this is wrong this is unconscionable and we can't keep doing this to children,' " she said.

Waters and Pelosi’s comments come as the Trump administration continues to face scrutiny over its “zero-tolerance” immigration policy, which resulted in migrant children being separated from their parents at the border.

Trump signed an executive order ending the family separation practice last month, but federal agencies are scrambling to reunite families that were separated while the adults faced prosecution for illegally crossing the border.

A federal judge on June 26 ordered the Trump administration to immediately move to reunify immigrant families that were separated under the administration’s hard-line immigration policy.

While the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is working to reunite families, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said as many as 3,000 migrant children remain in government custody. >:(

Whodatmskdman

Re: Calls of Security for Maxine Waters
« Reply #7 on: July 06, 2018, 12:28:17 AM »
Immigrant toddlers ordered to appear in court alone




As the White House faces court orders to reunite families separated at the border, immigrant children as young as 3 are being ordered into court for their own deportation proceedings, according to attorneys in Texas, California and Washington, D.C.

Requiring unaccompanied minors to go through deportation alone is not a new practice. But in the wake of the Trump administration’s controversial family separation policy, more children – including toddlers – are being affected than in the past.

The more than 2,000 children probably will need to deal with court proceedings even as they grapple with the trauma of being taken from their parents.

“We were representing a 3-year-old in court recently who had been separated from the parents. And the child – in the middle of the hearing – started climbing up on the table,” said Lindsay Toczylowski, executive director of Immigrant Defenders Law Center in Los Angeles. “It really highlighted the absurdity of what we’re doing with these kids.”

More: Judge orders families separated at border be reunited within 30 days

Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which oversees the deportations of unauthorized immigrants, did not respond to a request for comment.

Toczylowski said parents typically have been tried along with children and have explained the often violent circumstances that led them to seek asylum in the U.S.

The children being detained under the “zero tolerance” policy, though, are facing immigration proceedings without Mom or Dad by their sides.

“The parent might be the only one who knows why they fled from the home country, and the child is in a disadvantageous position to defend themselves,” Toczylowski said.

Meanwhile, the broader legal situation is in flux. A federal judge commanded the White House last week to reunify families within 14 days if the child is under 5 and 30 days if the child is older. The Justice Department has not indicated whether it will appeal. Attorneys who are involved in the cases said it’s unclear how the judge’s order will work in practice and when and how it could take effect.

“We don’t know how the judge’s order is going to play out with reunification of children. What if parents have already been deported?” said Cynthia Milian, a Texas-based attorney at the Powers Law Group.

In the interim, she added, the implications for kids remain urgent.

Given the trauma the children faced in their home countries that spurred their families to flee, and the pain of being separated from a parent, the expectation that children can mount a legal defense is “unconscionable,” said Benard Dreyer, director of the division of developmental-behavioral pediatrics at New York University School of Medicine.

“It’s certainly grossly inappropriate,” said Dreyer, a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics advocacy committee. “I’m ashamed that we’re doing this.”

Leaders at three legal services organizations and a private firm confirmed that the children are being served with notices to appear in court. They are not entitled to an attorney but rather are given a list of legal services organizations that might help them.

Steve Lee, a UCLA child psychology professor, said expecting the children to advocate for themselves in court is an “incredibly misaligned expectation.”

“That couldn’t be any less developmentally appropriate,” he said, adding that some children may not be mature enough to verbalize a response.

More than 2,000 children who were separated from their parents at the border have been  sent to the far corners of the nation to care facilities and foster homes.

Officials with the Department of Health and Human Services emphasized Tuesday that the agency is working to unify children with either a parent or a sponsor. But it did not provide a timeline for how long that would take.

“We are working across agencies for reunification of each child with (a) parent or family as soon as that is practical,” Jonathan White, HHS’ assistant secretary for preparedness and response, said in a media call.

HHS representatives said children in facilities run by the Office of Refugee Resettlement receive adequate care, including medical and mental health services, and at least two phone calls  a week with family members.

Yet children who are just arriving at care facilities are still not connected with their families, said Megan McKenna, a spokeswoman for Kids in Need of Defense. She said the children arrive at care facilities without a parent’s tracking number, and parents don’t tend to have their kids’ numbers.

After kids arrive in care facilities, HHS officials work on finding a “sponsor” to care for the child, such as a parent, guardian, family member or family friend. Historically, unaccompanied minors – who tended to be teens – found a sponsor in about a month and a half.

But Rachel Prandini, a staff attorney with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, said finding a sponsor is more difficult now given fears that stepping forward to accept a child could trigger a sponsor’s deportation.

In April, HHS entered into an agreement with law enforcement officials that requires sponsors and adult family members to submit fingerprints and be subject to a thorough immigration and criminal background check.

HHS officials said the process is meant to protect the child.

Immigration lawyers from around the country have been flying into Texas to help represent children and families, said George Tzamaras, a spokesman for the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

It’s impossible to know how many children have begun deportation proceedings, Tzamaras said. “There have been reports of kids younger than 3 years old and others as old as 17.”

Ashley Tabaddor, president of the National Association of Immigration Judges and a jurist in Los Angeles, said cases of unaccompanied minors are heard on a special docket there. She said the judges who take the cases were trained during the last administration on children’s developmental stages, impulse control and making sure the proceedings are understandable to children.

She said in a statement that the court’s work is vital: “This is not traffic court. A mistake on an asylum case can result in jail, torture or a death sentence. We are a nation of laws. We value fairness, justice and transparency.”

She said children seeking asylum tend to make their cases in a non-adversarial office setting with a hearing officer.

But that isn’t always the case, Prandini said. Lawyers might choose a strategy that requires more time in the courtroom.

“It’s difficult for adults at times. They go to court and they get nervous before a judge,” Milian said. “Now can you imagine a child having to go before a judge and just explain to them why they’re having to flee their country?”

Toczylowski said her organization is trying to help reunify the families so the children can be tried alongside the parents.

“The kids don’t understand the intricacies that are involved with deportation and immigration court,” she said. “They do understand that they have been separated from their parents, and the primary goal is to get back with people they love.” >:(

mstryn2

Re: Calls of Security for Maxine Waters
« Reply #8 on: July 06, 2018, 12:31:05 PM »
"Bad Street"   Run's "both ways"!

Maxine simply spoke "The truth & nothin but the truth" and yes "We The People" reserve the "right" in fact an obligation to confront public servant "tyranny" @ all levels, don't want the public's confrontation in private life?
Don't become a corrupt high profile "public servant"!


It seems Maxine is the only politician willing to exchange negativity with the president.   Trump set the tone of this disrespecting people,  it's absolutely hypocrisy that republicans refuse to see the President's bully pulpit.

Pelosi slams Trump's 'despicable attacks' on Waters at rally



House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) slammed President Trump over his comments about Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) during a rally on Thursday night.

Trump at the campaign-style rally in Montana called Waters a “low-IQ individual,” a claim that he has repeated many times. He speculated her IQ is “somewhere in the mid-60s.”

The average IQ is 85-114, and a mid-60s IQ indicates mental challenges.

 “.@realDonaldTrump, instead of making despicable attacks on @RepMaxineWaters, why don’t you focus on reuniting the children you put into cages back with their families?” Pelosi tweeted Thursday night. “It’s been 9 days since a federal judge ordered you to. #FamiliesBelongTogether.”



    Nancy Pelosi
    ✔
    @NancyPelosi

    .@realDonaldTrump, instead of making despicable attacks on @RepMaxineWaters, why don’t you focus on reuniting the children you put into cages back with their families?  It’s been 9 days since a federal judge ordered you to. #FamiliesBelongTogether
    Yashar Ali 🐘
    ✔
    @yashar

    Trump just said that Maxine Water's IQ is somewhere in the mid 60s...which would place her in the range of "mild mental retardation"
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Trump also took shots at Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) at his rally Thursday night, while calling Waters – a vocal Trump critic who has called for his impeachment – “the new leader of the Democrat Party.”

The president included the jabs while attacking Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), who is running for reelection this year in a state Trump won in the 2016 election. Tester's GOP opponent, Matt Rosendale, joined Trump at Thursday’s rally.

"A vote for Jon Tester is a vote for Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi and the new leader of the Democrat Party, Maxine Waters," Trump said. "Where have they gone?"

Waters, who has long called for Trump’s impeachment, faced significant backlash last week for her comments encouraging her supporters to confront Trump administration officials in public.

“I have no sympathy for these people that are in this administration who know it is wrong what they're doing on so many fronts but they tend to not want to confront this president," Waters said at a Los Angeles rally.

“For these members of his Cabinet who remain and try to defend him ... the people are going to turn on them, they're going to protest, they're going to absolutely harass them until they decide that they're going to tell the president 'no I can't hang with you, this is wrong this is unconscionable and we can't keep doing this to children,' " she said.

Waters and Pelosi’s comments come as the Trump administration continues to face scrutiny over its “zero-tolerance” immigration policy, which resulted in migrant children being separated from their parents at the border.

Trump signed an executive order ending the family separation practice last month, but federal agencies are scrambling to reunite families that were separated while the adults faced prosecution for illegally crossing the border.

A federal judge on June 26 ordered the Trump administration to immediately move to reunify immigrant families that were separated under the administration’s hard-line immigration policy.

While the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is working to reunite families, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said as many as 3,000 migrant children remain in government custody. >:(

Both Nancy Pelosi and  Maxine Waters   are stand-alone women.   They both give as good as they get.

High-Fivin  both of them.

 


Whodatmskdman

Re: Calls of Security for Maxine Waters
« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2018, 11:42:55 AM »
"Bad Street"   Run's "both ways"!

Maxine simply spoke "The truth & nothin but the truth" and yes "We The People" reserve the "right" in fact an obligation to confront public servant "tyranny" @ all levels, don't want the public's confrontation in private life?
Don't become a corrupt high profile "public servant"!


It seems Maxine is the only politician willing to exchange negativity with the president.   Trump set the tone of this disrespecting people,  it's absolutely hypocrisy that republicans refuse to see the President's bully pulpit.

Pelosi slams Trump's 'despicable attacks' on Waters at rally



House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) slammed President Trump over his comments about Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) during a rally on Thursday night.

Trump at the campaign-style rally in Montana called Waters a “low-IQ individual,” a claim that he has repeated many times. He speculated her IQ is “somewhere in the mid-60s.”

The average IQ is 85-114, and a mid-60s IQ indicates mental challenges.

 “.@realDonaldTrump, instead of making despicable attacks on @RepMaxineWaters, why don’t you focus on reuniting the children you put into cages back with their families?” Pelosi tweeted Thursday night. “It’s been 9 days since a federal judge ordered you to. #FamiliesBelongTogether.”



    Nancy Pelosi
    ✔
    @NancyPelosi

    .@realDonaldTrump, instead of making despicable attacks on @RepMaxineWaters, why don’t you focus on reuniting the children you put into cages back with their families?  It’s been 9 days since a federal judge ordered you to. #FamiliesBelongTogether
    Yashar Ali 🐘
    ✔
    @yashar

    Trump just said that Maxine Water's IQ is somewhere in the mid 60s...which would place her in the range of "mild mental retardation"
    6:35 PM - Jul 5, 2018

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Trump also took shots at Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) at his rally Thursday night, while calling Waters – a vocal Trump critic who has called for his impeachment – “the new leader of the Democrat Party.”

The president included the jabs while attacking Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), who is running for reelection this year in a state Trump won in the 2016 election. Tester's GOP opponent, Matt Rosendale, joined Trump at Thursday’s rally.

"A vote for Jon Tester is a vote for Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi and the new leader of the Democrat Party, Maxine Waters," Trump said. "Where have they gone?"

Waters, who has long called for Trump’s impeachment, faced significant backlash last week for her comments encouraging her supporters to confront Trump administration officials in public.

“I have no sympathy for these people that are in this administration who know it is wrong what they're doing on so many fronts but they tend to not want to confront this president," Waters said at a Los Angeles rally.

“For these members of his Cabinet who remain and try to defend him ... the people are going to turn on them, they're going to protest, they're going to absolutely harass them until they decide that they're going to tell the president 'no I can't hang with you, this is wrong this is unconscionable and we can't keep doing this to children,' " she said.

Waters and Pelosi’s comments come as the Trump administration continues to face scrutiny over its “zero-tolerance” immigration policy, which resulted in migrant children being separated from their parents at the border.

Trump signed an executive order ending the family separation practice last month, but federal agencies are scrambling to reunite families that were separated while the adults faced prosecution for illegally crossing the border.

A federal judge on June 26 ordered the Trump administration to immediately move to reunify immigrant families that were separated under the administration’s hard-line immigration policy.

While the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is working to reunite families, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said as many as 3,000 migrant children remain in government custody. >:(

Both Nancy Pelosi and  Maxine Waters   are stand-alone women.   They both give as good as they get.

High-Fivin  both of them.    We most certainly agree on this!


Whodatmskdman

Re: Calls of Security for Maxine Waters
« Reply #10 on: July 21, 2018, 02:24:39 PM »
Waters supporters burn American flag outside California rep's office

("Hmm", not so sure this wasn't some infiltrated bullshit like with the 'Panthers'- Malcolm & Martin) :-\




Supporters of Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters reportedly burned and stomped on an American flag they snatched off a pickup truck Thursday, while chanting "Black power" outside her California office.

The demonstrators showed up with the intent of countering a planned protest from a far-right group.

That group, the Oath Keepers, had said they would rally against the congresswoman they call a "protest terrorist inciter" early Thursday afternoon, prompting counterprotesters to rally in support of Waters. But the Oath Keepers did not arrive, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Still, a few dozen pro-Waters counterprotesters, including union workers, church leaders, South Los Angeles residents and members of activist groups, gathered outside the office around midday.

Some demonstrators chanted, “Black power,” while other held signs that read, “Resist!”


At some point during the protest, a vehicle with an American flag on the back approached and was stopped by the crowd.

Some protesters opened the car doors while others grabbed the flag as the vehicle drove off.

The flag was then stepped on and set ablaze as someone stoked the flames. A few people cheered and someone yelled, "This is not the American flag, this is their flag."  <--- Can't quite disagree with this statement @ all though!

No one was injured and police made no arrests.

It remained unclear if the car that drove by Thursday was connected to the Oath Keepers.

Waters issued a statement criticizing the Oath Keepers.

“The Oath Keepers would like nothing more than to inflame racial tensions and create an explosive conflict in our community,” Waters wrote.