President Trump wants to make America great again. Would someone write and say when has America not been great?

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David Rau

Here is a list of things that makes President Cheeto the worst President ever. 1. He started off day 1 lying saying his inauguration had the most people ever and then it was proven that both of Obama's had twice the people. 2.He lyed when he said he had a health care plan that was cheap and would cover all ,three years later he still has none. 3.He tore up the Tran Treaty for no good reason and now Iran is making a bomb again and we will have to fight them in the future to stop them getting a bomb. 4.He has let meat packers to leave a certain amount of fecal matter in our meat supply. 5.He was aware of foreign interference in our elections and now our intelligence services say its still going on. 6.He allowed mercury to be released from coal smoke stacks into our air, 7He said he would bring coal back but more and more coal plants continue to shut down. 8.He cut 1 million poor kids from getting a free meal at school. 9 He continues to try to cut food stamps for the poor family's of Americana and Alabama 10.He gave a massive tax cut to his rich friends and made the working man pay 90 billion more in Fed. tax this year. 11. He said he would balance the budget but hes added close to 10 trillion more to the fed debt and has done that in just 3 years, Obama added 6 trillion to it in 8 years. 12. He has broke 4 laws, tax evasion, money laundering, abuse of power, and obstruction of justice. Just last week the NY AG said hes under investigation for tax fraud and bank fraid in NY state, 14.He's comitted treason 3 times the first time was the

Ukraine deal for which he was impeached for, the next was when he asked the leader of China to help get re elected the next was when he let Putin kill Americans and he never said a word about it. 15.He tried to destroy NATO for his buddy Putin. 16. He wants bilions for mars but not a dime for roads and bridges. 17. He said Mexico would pay for his failed wall. 18. He wants billions for a space force to fight the scary aliens 19.He wasted millions on a july 4th parade so he could give a speech standing in the rain 20.He is trying to destroy Obama Care and take away the health ins of 40 million. 21 Hes been estimated to have told 12,000 lies. 22He set and did nothing for 3 months to stop the virus coming here and said it was all a hoax and that no American would die, so far 163000 have died and 40 million are jobless. 23.He illegally sent Fed goons into american cities to stop people from protesting and gassed innocent people in the streets of DC so he could do a photo op holding a up side down bible. 24.He illegal signed 4 executive orders because he could not get his way on a stilulus. 25, Just last night he said if re elected he would end the payroll tax which funds SS and Medicare which means he wants to destroy SS and Medicare. All that is a short list of President Cheetos mistakes and all are true.

David Rau

Another thing great Obama did was to keep Ebola off our shores. While Ebola was ravaging Africa which is a disease with a mortality rate of over 50% Obama acted in one week. Two cases made it to our shores and those two cases were quickly indntified and stopped.Contrast that to President Chetto not doing anything for 3 months but play golf and saying it was not a problem and that no American would die. But of course to date 163,000 have died and 40 million gone jobless.Also at the time Republicans were criticizing Obama for not shutting down the country.

David Rau

We asked you Darryl Swindle what was bad about President Obama not 37 utter lies. Here are some of the things Obama really did. 1. He got us out from Ws Depression, When W left office we were losing 1 million jobs a month Obama fixed that and saved the economy. 2 With the Affordable Care Act he got good health ins for 50 million people that never had it before and President Cheeto still dose not have a plan. 3. He regulated the corrupt banks that W had allowed to #### the economy and cause the worst recession since the Great Depression. But Cheeto has that honor now with his recession which is the very worst since the 30s. 4 He had Bin Laden hunted down and killed something that W for some reason would not do. 5.He made BP pay for their massive oil spill in the gulf which saved the Alabama Gulf Coast.6.He let the Bush tax cuts expire which made the rich pay their fair share of taxes. 7. Under Obama more jobs were created in 1 year than under 3 under President Cheeto. Obama had 75 straight months of job growth a new record.Now under Cheeto 40 million are without jobs with another 1 million more just last week.

8. No nation wide riots under Obama but many under President Cheeto. 9. Obama ended Ws illegal war in Iraq which had killed some 5,000 American military.10. Obama put 2 qualified people on the Supreme Court not 2 political hacks and 1 abuser of Women that Cheeto put there. These are just 10 good things that Obama did but mine are the truth not 37 out right lies.

Darryl Swindle

You wouldn't know the truth if it slapped you silly because apparently it has.

Daddy Joe

Talk about a post full of lies - you are the king of lies and misinformation. Not to mention just pure insanity.

David Rau

Adam Scott tell us what was not great about the Obama administration. I can list about ten or more of why President Cheeto is not great but you can't even list one for Obama.

Darryl Swindle

Obozo's accomplishments.Here is a list:

1. First President to be photographed smoking a joint.

2. First President to apply for college aid as a foreign student, then deny he was a foreigner.

3. First President to have a social security number from a state he has never lived in.

4. First President to preside over a cut to the credit-rating of the United States.

5. First President to violate the War Powers Act.

6. First President to be held in contempt of court for illegally obstructing oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.

7. First President to require all Americans to purchase a product from a third party.

8. First President to spend a trillion dollars on "shovel-ready" jobs when there was no such thing as "shovel-ready" jobs.

9. First President to abrogate bankruptcy law to turn over control of companies to his union supporters.

10. First President to by-pass Congress and implement the Dream Act through executive fiat.

11. First President to order a secret amnesty program that stopped the deportation of illegal immigrants across the U.S., including those with criminal convictions.

12. First President to demand a company hand-over $20 billion to one of his political appointees.

13. First President to tell a CEO of a major corporation (Chrysler) to resign.

14. First President to terminate America’s ability to put a man in space.

15. First President to cancel the National Day of Prayer and to say that America is no longer a Christian nation.

16. First President to have a law signed by an auto-pen without being present.

17. First President to arbitrarily declare an existing law unconstitutional and refuse to enforce it.

18. First President to threaten insurance companies if they publicly spoke out on the reasons for their rate increases.

19. First President to tell a major manufacturing company in which state it is allowed to locate a factory.

20. First President to file lawsuits against the states he swore an oath to protect (AZ, WI, OH, IN).

21. First President to withdraw an existing coal permit that had been properly issued years ago.

22. First President to actively try to bankrupt an American industry (coal).

23. First President to fire an inspector general of AmeriCorps for catching one of his friends in a corruption case.

24. First President to appoint 45 czars to replace elected officials in his office.

25. First President to surround himself with radical left wing anarchists.

26. First President to golf more than 150 separate times in his five years in office.

27. First President to hide his birth, medical, educational and travel records.

28. First President to win a Nobel Peace Prize for doing NOTHING to earn it.

29. First President to go on multiple "global apology tours" and concurrent "insult our friends" tours.

30. First President to go on over 17 lavish vacations, in addition to date nights and Wednesday evening White House parties for his friends paid for by the taxpayers.

31. First President to have personal servants (taxpayer funded) for his wife.

32. First President to keep a dog trainer on retainer for $102,000 a year at taxpayer expense.

33. First President to fly in a personal trainer from Chicago at least once a week at taxpayer expense.

34. First President to repeat the Quran and tell us the early morning call of the Azan (Islamic call to worship) is the most beautiful sound on earth.

35. First President to side with a foreign nation over one of the American 50 states (Mexico vs Arizona).

36. First President to tell the military men and women that they should pay for their own private insurance because they "volunteered to go to war and knew the consequences."

37. Then he was the First President to tell the members of the military that THEY were UNPATRIOTIC for balking at the last suggestion.

Adam Scott

When has the U.S. not been great? Well look at the previous POTUS’ term and there is you answer.

Ariana Tipper

Could you elaborate? Why was our country not great then?

Ariana Tipper

Well, of course people of color have a few solid answers to that question but I don't think that is to whom this question is addressed. Trump supporters.... tell us, when was our country not great before 2016....please, do tell. 

Walter Bradford

Ariana Tipper People of Color? What does that mean? Everyone alive in America has a skin tone equal to a particular color on the International Color Chart to include White People. Minorities are trying so very hard to exclude White Americans from every facet of life and society and unfortunately they have to willing support of the government, GOP & Democrats.

After that difference I have with you in semantics I promise you there is absolutely no reason to try and argue with factual evidence with anyone from the current crop of GOP right wing hardliners. Trump is an avowed murderer, he has ruined the US Economy with a Trade War with out No1. Trade Partner, he had ceded world leadership to Russia and Vladimir Putin. He has literally fractured the 75 Year Allied presence America has had in Europe, he has alienated America with Canada our NORAD Partner, he lodges threats, statements and calculations without ever knowing what he is talking about and as in the case of the Port Explosion in Beirut Lebanon he on open mike labeled it a Terrorist attack via Bomb. His own DOD through The Secretary of Defense Mike Esper, said that he had n idea what Trump was talking about that the US remains sure it was a terrible accident. In the end, once again Trump was wrong it WAS an accident. Now Beirut has been beset with Terrorist threats and is trying to avoid paying a huge "Bit Coin" ransom to avoid any further attacks on a beleaguered nation. Trump as you must know by now, has changed his official position about the about coronavirus-COVID-19 (6) times and his position on Masking & Safe Distancing (3) times each. He quoted so-called Medical UN-professional that make statements like, Having Sex with witches and devils in your sleep causes vaginal warts, and other surface illnesses of the groin area on Men & Women. She, Estella Immanuel says that Hydroxychloroquine has treated hundreds of Virus patients all of which are well and doing fine. She has no recorded proof nor does her employer. The woman is a Nut Job but Trump's Base Love her not because she is truthful or professional but because she is protecting Trump with more of his brand of lies. Ms. Tipper I could go on from now until November 3, 2020 but....time calls. As I say I am all in with anyone and everyone who wants to remove an Evil presence in out National Capital before America becomes paralyzed from the neck down. But I do have arguments by anyone who tries to make White America the Bandit and everyone else the victim, it's a material falsehood Ma'am.

Walter A. Bradford Florence

David Rau

Just more lies from desperate republiccons. Obama did not spy on President Cheeto during the last election, why should he have? Obama was not running but we do know that Russia interfered for Trump. And we know now that Cheeto asked the leader of China to help him get reelected which is outright treason. Mr. Willis cannot name a law that the Democrats broke but i can name 4 that Cheeto broke. Tax evasion, money laundering, abuse of power and obstuction of justice. And just last week the NY attorney general said that Cheeto is under investigation in NY state for NY state income tax evasion and bank fraud. Cheeto did nothing for 3 months to stop the virus but played lots of golf and said it was all a hoax and that no American would die and later told people to inject themselves with lysol. He has the blood of 157,000 americans on his hands and the job loss of 45 million, another 1.4 million just last week. When Cheeto gets turned out in Jan, he will go down as easily the worst Pres. in American history.

Daddy Joe

Careful. If you lose one more IQ point you will be a weed! Hilarious lies again!

John Willis

These past 3, almost 4 years caused by Liberals resisting anything our President tries to do. Obama spied on Donald Trump before the Election. I dont need to list all the underhanded illegal thing the Democrats have done to undermine this President. The Democrats literally took advantage of every tragedy and used it by Blaming our President. When he stopped travel to and from China, he was called racist and xenophobic, after a month or so they said he did not respond quick enough! Sounds crazy , right ? Check it isn't hard to check. Think how much better off we could have been if the democrats had kept their word. They made Mr Trump promise to abide by the results of the 2016 election. He did. They did not. They have used every trick in the book to steal the Presidency!

Walter Bradford

Mr. Willis and those like you sir that have a material need to protect (t)rump. Y'all have forgotten that trump has bragged about how brilliant he is as a Business Man, Builder, Deal Maker, Investor, Manager, And now (prez). If Trump were so much the perfect weapon with him owning the Senate, the DOJ, the State Department, why hasn't he been able to bring forth charges yet, after almost (4) years. Why has his own hand picked SCOTUS ruled against he and his administration (7) times this year alone? Why did his own hand-picked Defense Secretary refuse to allow US Federal Troops be called up by Trump during the riots and mobilized as a force to fight American Civilians? Why after 7 months of an international pandemic is Trump still changing his mind about the truth of the pandemic, precautions against it and lies about how to treat it. China is not the culprit of COVID-19 Trump is. If China were the result then why would America, the most resource rich nation in the world with the best talent base of Scientists and Medical persons be the only nation suffering a recent explosion of new case and 157,000 DEATHS with most of those two increases coming from Republican held and lead states in the South of America? Y'all need to do some serious soul searching. If you're unable to be truth to to people like me, in a public setting, at least be truthful to yourself in private.

Walter A, Bradford Florence

Walter Bradford

Mr. Willis "Liberals" have resisted anything (Your) prez tried to do. So in essence you are saying that The GOP fully supported The OBAMA Administration on Everything he attempted??? Worse did they support anything he tried to get accomplished? I remember the Tea Party maniacs that fostered people like Sarah Palin who claimed conservancy but in real life could even manage her own family. Trump has given carte blanc to Russia especially since once again Homeland Security testified just on Friday that Putin & his propaganda machine is already at work trying to help (t)rump defeat Biden. You see, (t)rump always protects Putin and the Russian War machine. But they do not like Mr. Biden because he came down hard on them during the Obama Term and that is what The GOP does NOT like. China is a problem unique to trump himself and he doesn't have a clue on how to fix it. Steal the presidency you say? When was that? Please write back, I missed that chapter.

Walter A. Bradford Florence

David Rau

America is not great now for the first time in my life. A case in point is the corona virus. Back in 2014 when Ebola which is a far worse disease than the corona virus with a mortality rate of over 50% threatened to come to America ir was stopped in its tracks.. The Obama administration identified it as a great threat and went into action. Two cases made in to our shores and those two people were quickly identified and isolated and it did not spread here. Compare that to President Cheeto who did nothing but play golf for 3 months and said it was no threat and no American would die..Because of Cheetos incompetence so far 157,000 Americans are dead with 45 million jobless. Joe Biden will have a real mess on his hands come Jan, when he try's to make America great again.

Walter Bradford

Dear Mr. Rau, The (t)rump supporters know in their hearts you are being truthful, they just do not want to admit the truth publicly. They are actually admitting now through Trump's own campaign and it's internal polling that trump is in trouble with the US Electorate and it all goes back to COVID-19 and his poor showing there and The US Economy which has posted severe losses in GDP 33.4% the most in the history of America and now Unemployment claims nearing 40 Million. All of this while GOP Senators claim that the unemployed are making "BIG MONEY" Lindsey Graham (R) S.C. says they have and are in better financial shape than when they were employed. We are paying them to stay home, he claims. He's another GOP trump suck-un. Walter A. Bradford Florence.

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