Thursday, on Capitol Hill in D.C., roughly two thousand women showed up to protest President Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy. That included a number of Democratic politicians. At least one Senator from Seattle, Washington was arrested, processed and released on the scene. She was busted with 575 of her closest comrades who would love to take Trump out. Among them was actress Susan Sarandon as confirmed by her representative Teal Cannaday. “I was moved by the passionate, committed response to ending the separation of families seeking asylum and the incarceration of children,” Sarandon’s statement read. “This is a moral, not political question and I’m proud to have stood with the hundreds of women to say that we do not accept this. Unite families and abolish ICE.” Not so much. It is a Marxist question, not a moral one.
The protest culminated in a sit-in at the Hart Senate Office building, during which many of the protesters wrapped themselves in foil blankets, reminiscent of the silver Mylar blankets migrant children have been seen with in photos taken from detention centers. Three hours after Sarandon’s announcement that she had been arrested, she praised the protest, writing, “Powerful, beautiful action with hundreds of women saying we demand the reunification of families separated by immoral ICE policy. This is what Democracy looks like. #WomenDisobey.” There were chants of “What do we want? Free families!” and “This is what democracy looks like!”
This is the hot, new talking point for the left. They want ICE abolished and the borders wide open. It’s not really about reuniting children with their parents at all. In fact, that has already been done. It’s a faux issue. Thousands of leftist women marched through the capital and then parked themselves in the Senate office building in the atrium. They called it a “mass civil disobedience” act to protest the Trump administration’s immigration policy. The ones that squeezed into the atrium were arrested for blocking access and illegally crowding the space. In my book, they should have been hit with much more serious charges. According to the United States Capitol Police, approximately 575 protesters were charged with “unlawfully demonstrating.” Police said they were all processed on the scene and then released because there were far too many to actually throw in jail.
Arrested. Stay strong. Keep fighting. #WomenDisobey
— Susan Sarandon (@SusanSarandon) June 28, 2018
Susan Sarandon is now 71. She’s reliving her youthful hippy days and as a devout follower of Bernie Sanders, she’s going for commie gold here. She shared the news via Twitter Thursday, saying: “Arrested. Stay strong. Keep fighting” with the hashtag #WomenDisobey. Yeah, breaking the rule of law is always sound advice, not. Sarandon also tweeted out her thoughts on the issue and protest, as well as images from the sit-in, including calls-to-action. “Abolishing ICE & family separations/detention is bigger than either of us. If ur in D.C., please come out & march,” she tweeted. The march was organized by the Women’s March and the Center for Popular Democracy.
Sarandon has been very vocal in her criticism of Trump in the past, but she says that she is optimistic about America’s capacity to create a real change now that people are “awake and scared.” Fear is a such a potent weapon for the left. “I’m actually optimistic because I think we’re seeing an amazing revolution happening,” she explained in 2017. “Not by the people that claim to be political but by Americans, and I have great faith in America. You’re seeing more people running that have never run.” “If you’re acting and you’re paying attention — you have to constantly be calling your representatives,” she added. “And ultimately it could make a difference.” If you’ll remember, Sarandon can’t stand Hillary Clinton, but she loves Bernie Sanders. That tells you all you need to know right there.
— Susan Sarandon (@SusanSarandon) June 28, 2018
A major protest is taking place today in Washington, D.C., with sister rallies across the country. Hundreds of thousands will take part in a fake cause meant to push a Marxist political agenda and Susan Sarandon will be in the thick of it. Sarandon also supported the Women’s March on Washington in January 2017. Earlier this month, she marched to end gun violence in New York as well and in March she joined Cher at the March for Our Lives rally in Washington in support of tighter gun control. She’s fully embracing her inner socialist in her twilight years.
More than 700 events are planned today worldwide against Trump’s “zero-tolerance” approach towards immigration. Thousands of people arrived early today at Lafayette Park outside the White House in preparation for what is expected to be one of the biggest protests the country has seen against President Trump’s immigration policies, with rallies planned across all 50 states. “Throw him out,” protesters chanted as they prepared to march in the nation’s capital. It’s called the “Families Belong Together” protest. As usual, the left is calling Trump Hitler and is calling ICE facilities black sites or concentration camps. They are calling for the total abolishment of ICE during all of this and want Trump removed from office. It’s not going to happen under President Trump, thank goodness.
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President Trump Announced How He Just Got Mexico To Pay For The Wall
When President Trump said he would have Mexico pay for the wall on our southern border, he meant it. He just announced how they are going to do it too… through the USMCA (the revision of NAFTA). Which I suspect was the plan all along.
Very early this morning at about 4:38 am, Trump tweeted: “I often stated, “One way or the other, Mexico is going to pay for the Wall.” This has never changed. Our new deal with Mexico (and Canada), the USMCA, is so much better than the old, very costly & anti-USA NAFTA deal, that just by the money we save, MEXICO IS PAYING FOR THE WALL!”
Do you think Facebook should be regulated so they're forced to treat everyone the same, regardless of their political beliefs, considering their size and influence in society?
— Amanda Shea (@TheAmandaShea) December 13, 2018
For those doubters on Twitter (and you will see some of them below), I highly doubt the plan was ever to have Mexico pay for the wall up front. We would fund the wall and recoup the funding from Mexico. I don’t see what is so hard to understand about that. But it seems to be a financial move many can’t seem to grasp and that is beyond their comprehension.
SIGN PETITION DEMANDING TRUMP BUILD THE WALL 75,000 HAVE SIGNED
I fully support that if Congress just won’t fund the wall, having the military build it through Pentagon funding and then reimbursing them for it. Why? Because it is a national security issue and always has been. That border is a clear and present danger.
Why shouldn’t Trump have Mexico pay through the USMCA? And why all the negativity from people who are obviously poorly informed and just politically biased? They let their hate for the president dictate all their thoughts and actions rather than looking at the mechanics of the move and the benefits from it. I just don’t get these people. They have not even given this a chance and already they are shooting it down. That’s a leftist for you.
Check out the moves on Twitter over this:
I often stated, “One way or the other, Mexico is going to pay for the Wall.” This has never changed. Our new deal with Mexico (and Canada), the USMCA, is so much better than the old, very costly & anti-USA NAFTA deal, that just by the money we save, MEXICO IS PAYING FOR THE WALL!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 13, 2018
The government didn’t spend or receive money from NAFTA. So unless you’re going to raise taxes, there is no money coming into the government from the new deal.
— pastajoe (@pastajoe5) December 13, 2018
Good, now you can stop bothering Chuck and Nancy about getting our money for it.
— S.Danielle (@sdanielle) December 13, 2018
I am losing faith in you, sir. Why are you asking us taxpayers for 5 billion dollars if the new deal will pay for the wall? You promised that we wouldn’t have to pay for it! Please keep your promise, a free border wall, or I will not vote for you again. #NoWallNoVote pic.twitter.com/eDopbpl7T1
— Ridgely Gibbs (@Patriots4Truth_) December 13, 2018
Also the deal still has to be ratified and approved by Congress which probably won't happen until the end of 2019 Or possibly mid 2020. So you're making promises using money you don't have and may possibly not get. What a shocker Mr. Bankruptcy
— Alan Volante (@VolanteAlan) December 13, 2018
Well wait until that money is coming in and build it then
— Caren Sykes (@misscsykes12) December 13, 2018
I've decided I'm not buying a Maga hat from you, but instead spend the money on drugs. So, now you pay for my drugs.
— Vincent Carmiggelt (@graphincent) December 13, 2018
Great so you don't need a penny from Congress or US Taxpayers then. Let us know when Mexico sends you the check for the $5 billion you want for the first payment on the wall. Until then don't bother Americans for the $.
— (((DeanObeidallah))) (@DeanObeidallah) December 13, 2018
No, this means consumers will pay for the wall.
— Carolyn McClanahan (@CarolynMcC) December 13, 2018
Mr. President, My Husband Is A Truck Driver For The Company @yellawood Here In #Alabama. He Got A $5700 Bonus Yesterday Because Of Your Tax Cuts. The Owner Told Them They Had You To Thank And To Make Sure To Vote You All Back In. Thank You Sir. It Really Makes A Difference. pic.twitter.com/DgjRQpOJYx
— Leslie (K)💝💋💄❤️🌹☄️💥🎯 (@crimsonfaith88) December 13, 2018
If you buy something that normally costs $1000 on sale for $750, you didn't save $250. You spent $750.
— Cannie Ware (@CannieW) December 13, 2018
— 🇺🇸TrumpedUp🇺🇸 (@TrumpedUp20) December 13, 2018
Trump's tweets shows how disturbed he is. He cannot deal with being wrong. His psyche will not allow it. To say trump is abnormal is an understatement. America, we have a problem.
— Cathy Grinner (@catgrinner) December 13, 2018
Bait and switch
— Greg Stanton (@GregStanton) December 13, 2018
Jeez… I saw that one coming.
— Honest Abe (@honestpotus16) December 13, 2018
Most of these people don’t seem to get that a great deal of the funding for the wall was approved before Trump started all of this. I have never seen so many people so intent on leaving themselves open to attack. What a bunch of foolish, self-involved individuals. Just sad. Build the wall whatever it takes and do it fast before one of our many enemies gets a chance to severely cripple this nation once again.
Illegal Invader Collides With Major Karma After Leaving Church – Should’ve Listened!
An illegal alien was busted in North Carolina last week after leaving a church to meet for a scheduled appointment with immigration officials. Samuel Oliver-Bruno, 47, was evidently living for almost a year in the basement of a Methodist church while trying to get his deportation to Mexico delayed. ICE doesn’t make arrests in churches so they waited until he left this one.
Oliver-Bruno was asked to provide his fingerprints to move his petition forward. He was promptly arrested in the USCIS office when he arrived. To be fair, this guy is a convicted criminal and is not some innocent victim here. Clergy from the church formed a human wall around the vehicle taking him to detention, singing “Amazing Grace” and chanting “Let him stay!” Several were arrested. The Hill has more on this misguided intervention:
An undocumented man was arrested in North Carolina on Friday after leaving a church to meet for a scheduled appointment with immigration officials, The News & Observer reported.
Samuel Oliver-Bruno, 47, was living in the basement of Durham’s CityWell United Methodist Church for nearly a year while he petitioned for his deportation to Mexico to be delayed. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement does not make arrests in churches.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services asked Oliver-Bruno to appear in person to provide his fingerprints in order for his petition to be processed. He was then arrested inside the USCIS office, the paper reported.
“Mr. Oliver-Bruno is a convicted criminal who has received all appropriate legal process under federal law, has no outstanding appeals, and has no legal basis to remain in the U.S.,” U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) spokesperson Bryan Cox told The News & Observer in a statement.
Faith leaders and church members who had accompanied Oliver-Bruno formed a human wall around the vehicle taking him to detention, singing “Amazing Grace” and chanting “Let him stay!” Several were arrested, according to CNN.
“It was presented as a legitimate appointment but ICE utilized due process as bait,” Cleve May, a pastor at the church, told CNN. “So we went to the appointment with him, to offer protection, knowing that ICE could not be trusted. We were thinking we would be in and out in 30 minutes.”
“Samuel’s sudden and inappropriate arrest in the middle of the Thanksgiving season reflects the callous and cruel approach we’ve come to expect from the Trump administration. As Members of Congress representing the Durham community, we will continue to do everything in our power to keep the Oliver-Bruno family together,” they said.
“In a call with us this afternoon, ICE has committed to allow Mr. Oliver-Bruno to remain in the U.S. in detention while his case is adjudicated. While this means he will not be immediately deported, we remain committed to fighting for his release.”
Oliver-Bruno was arrested in El Paso, Texas, in 2014 after using a Texas birth certificate to enter the U.S., according to CNN. He lived for 11 months in sanctuary at the Durham church, where he helped with renovations, including a bedroom and shower after CityWell agreed to take him in the facility.
Oliver-Bruno said he feared he will be deported, leaving behind his son and wife, who has lupus and depends on her husband financially, the News & Observer reported.
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