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Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 3:44 pm

Thank you to Senators Feinstein and Harris, and their staffs, for their tireless work defending California and the rest of the country from the daily assault of Trump’s policies.

Please consider not attending the State of the Union in solidarity with your peers, John Lewis and Maxine Waters! They have the right idea about the lack of respect Trump has for women, people of color, immigrants, the disabled and LGBTQIA people.

It is unacceptable to give this person any of your time, as he thinks so little of others!

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17 comments:

  • jim311 posted at 4:23 pm on Sun, Feb 4, 2018.

    jim311 Posts: 38

    Saw President Trump's State of the Union speech. Best political speech I've ever heard. Filled with achievements of his fellow citizens, and hope for the future.

     
  • BBB posted at 8:10 am on Tue, Jan 30, 2018.

    BBB Posts: 218

    Trump.....Bavarian drummer boy

     
  • Mike posted at 9:18 am on Sun, Jan 28, 2018.

    Mike Posts: 921

    TRUMP... an action word. Very fitting.

     
  • Josh posted at 10:37 pm on Sat, Jan 27, 2018.

    Josh Posts: 263

    TRUMP...to beat (someone or something) by saying or doing something better.

    Look it up.

     
  • Mike posted at 2:49 pm on Thu, Jan 25, 2018.

    Mike Posts: 921

    Trump ISIS

     
  • Mike posted at 2:48 pm on Thu, Jan 25, 2018.

    Mike Posts: 921

    Trump 401k

     
  • Mike posted at 2:47 pm on Thu, Jan 25, 2018.

    Mike Posts: 921

    Trump 1040

     
  • TwoToeJoe posted at 2:25 pm on Thu, Jan 25, 2018.

    TwoToeJoe Posts: 486

    Obviously some are products of their environments. Hilary Clinton is definitely not out of the woods yet with these new criminal investigations. The money and time to root out the corruption conducted by the previous administration and the Clinton campaign is money well spent and sadly over time has exposed every lie and identified those who assisted in the subversion and cover-ups. It is perfectly reasonable for politicians to boycott the state of the union especially those who oppose policies that will make America great again. It will give them the peace and solace they need in order to recover from the election tragedy and the obvious Trump Derangement Syndrome.

     
  • BBB posted at 1:30 pm on Thu, Jan 25, 2018.

    BBB Posts: 218

    I think you mean debate the shortcomings of Trump' s policies. Come on pal, Louie Gomert and Trey Gowdy make Maxine look like a shrinking violet. I guess folks really are the product of their environments. I'll always take a cagey street fighter over a couple of backward hicks. How much money and time did Gowdy waste chasing down H. Clinton?

     
  • jgc760 posted at 9:03 am on Wed, Jan 24, 2018.

    jgc760 Posts: 99

    If one has problems with the Trump administration policies, they should debate the merits of them. But people like Maxine Water just attack with vindictive nasty personal insults. Our country is best served when we have debate over issues, but the name calling and the hate serves no purpose except to divide.

     
  • Josh posted at 6:21 pm on Fri, Jan 19, 2018.

    Josh Posts: 263

    Does Senator Feinstein have anything worth standing on? Has she accomplished anything notable which has expanded the rights and freedoms of United States citizens while limiting or properly directing the role of the government?

    Here is all the paperwork she had to share with the public:

    The first item, with a nice pink cover, features the Breast Cancer Research stamp:
    Yes, that's all very nice, but how does that help the lives of ordinary Americans?

    It's a nice feel-good featurette, but not much else.


    She has also pushed through legislation turning California land into national preserves, which basically means that the federal government takes the property away from the rest of us!

    Our land would be better managed and protected by local and state ordinance. This is petty micromanaging, and does not require much effort from a US Senator to get passed.

    This does not show a high level of achievement.

    Anything else from Dianne Feinstein?

    US Senator Dianne Feinstein has very little to trot out to demonstrate accomplishments in Washington DC.

     
  • booboo77 posted at 10:44 am on Fri, Jan 19, 2018.

    booboo77 Posts: 1201

    Trump 5150

     
  • booboo77 posted at 10:44 am on Fri, Jan 19, 2018.

    booboo77 Posts: 1201

    Russian hookers? NY porn stars? And Trump claims to be a "Good Christian"!!!!!! Hahahahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa 666 man.

     
  • Josh posted at 5:38 am on Fri, Jan 19, 2018.

    Josh Posts: 263

    ARE YOU KIDDING ME??!!
    Thank you to Senator Feinstein ?????
    Thank you to Senator Feinstein ?????
    She has not done jack squat for california since she wormed her way into office. She has been around since I was 16 years old , I am now 47.
    WOW , I am no fan of trump , at least he is relevant , even if its negative,
    She has been in politics since 1969 . 1969!!!!!!!
    She is one of the old white people that has entrenched herself in our political system to enrich NO ONE BUT HER Self , the kind of worthless person MOST liberals complain about!!!!!

    Feinstein ! Feinstein ? WHAt A JOKE!!!!!!!!Gimme a break . We should boycott THAT old ,white , geezer.

     
  • horsehouse posted at 5:34 pm on Thu, Jan 18, 2018.

    horsehouse Posts: 88

    I certainly appreciate the sentiment because I sometimes force myself to listen to his live feed comments. It does not make me feel reassured if people pull further from the center of activities. Hard as it is to endure someone so unpleasant it still requires the opposition to stay in the arena like it or not. It is their job. The pendulum swings from one extreme to the other and spends few moments are in the middle as momentum changes. One does not have to cheer or be enthusiastic but stay to show that you are going to continue to fight for what you believe.

     
  • idavidgraficks posted at 10:06 am on Thu, Jan 18, 2018.

    idavidgraficks Posts: 1259

    trump 666

     
  • zundap posted at 10:02 pm on Wed, Jan 17, 2018.

    zundap Posts: 2

    trump 2020.

     

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