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Trump referred to Haiti, African nations as 'shit hole' countries; White House doesn't deny

By Strategist following x   2018 Jan 11, 4:08pm 19,153 views   208 comments   watch   sfw   quote     share    


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https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/11/white-house-doesnt-deny-that-president-trump-referred-to-haiti-african-nations-as-s--hole-countries.html President Donald Trump referred to Haiti and African nations as "s---hole countries" in a meeting with lawmakers, a Democratic aide briefed on the matter told NBC News.

The Washington Post first reported the news, citing two people briefed on the meeting. The newspaper said that lawmakers had convened with the president in the Oval Office on Thursday to discuss a bipartisan immigration deal.

When lawmakers brought up protections for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries, Trump asked, "Why are we having all these people from s---hole countries come here?"

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170   mell   ignore (2)   2018 Jan 17, 12:38pm   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Regarding San Francisco though I think that the city should simply put up as many public restrooms as feasable. This is an expenditure that doesn't cost the world and would improve its image and tourism drastically. Win-win. But they have to protect their lush pensions so they cannot spend any money on stuff like that.
171   HappyGilmore   ignore (1)   2018 Jan 17, 12:40pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

mell says
No it was unnamed feathered animals cries for moderation or selective whacking of "trolls" while lashing out with extreme vulgarity at any opposing view. I think this civility thing only came to fruition because it is the least subjective moderation criteria. Not a fan of it, but have to admit it has worked at least some.


Sorry, that's factually incorrect. The duck and others got mad when Patrick picked someone to be a moderator and enforce civility. The push for civility was spearheaded by said moderator, among other Trump supporters..
172   MbS   ignore (3)   2018 Jan 17, 12:42pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

mell says
Regarding San Francisco though I think that the city should simply put up as many public restrooms as feasable. This is an expenditure that doesn't cost the world and would improve its image and tourism drastically.


They tried. And fucked up as usual:


"When the city debuted 25 automated, self-cleaning public toilets on some of San Francisco's busiest streets, they were supposed to alleviate public urination and keep our streets cleaner. At the time, city officials promised "a little touch of Paris."

Paris never smelled like this.

This week I walked into the public toilet on the bustling intersection of Powell and Market and immediately thought - how long can I hold my breath? The place smelled awful, the floor was wet, and there was something horrible in the toilet. Welcome San Francisco tourists!

The toilets were installed in 1995 and ever since have had maintenance problems. JCDecaux Co. was supposed to be able to maintain and sell advertisements on the public toilets. The advertising part works just fine. But that automated, self-cleaning part is a different story. JCDecaux is required to service each unit daily, but upkeep is spotty and a representative from the company did not respond to a request for comment.

"I see people waiting in line at the toilet in Civic Center and I tell them just to go to Starbucks," said Dina Hilliard, executive director of the North of Market/Tenderloin Community Benefit District. "You have no idea when that door will open and when it does there will probably be a mess."
173   mell   ignore (2)   2018 Jan 17, 12:50pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Satoshi_Nakamoto says
mell says
Regarding San Francisco though I think that the city should simply put up as many public restrooms as feasable. This is an expenditure that doesn't cost the world and would improve its image and tourism drastically.


They tried. And fucked up as usual:


"When the city debuted 25 automated, self-cleaning public toilets on some of San Francisco's busiest streets, they were supposed to alleviate public urination and keep our streets cleaner. At the time, city officials promised "a little touch of Paris."

Paris never smelled like this.

This week I walked into the public toilet on the bustling intersection of Powell and Market and immediately thought - how long can I hold my breath? The place smelled awful, the floor was wet, and there was something horrible in the toilet. Welcome San Francisco tourists!

The toilets were installed in 1995 and ever since have...


The problem is they likely cut a corrupt sweetheart deal with that company, they always do. Automation is not always cheaper and it was obvious it wouldn't work here. They should put welfare recipients to clean up work if they want to keep their benefits and maybe offer shelter in exchange for homeless able volunteers. Despite the rhetoric human labor is still affordable - unless leftoids continue to fuck it up and raise the minimum wage of a burger flipper to that of a surgeon - and the threat of withholding welfare benefits can work wonders. Just put simple toilets in there and have people clean them daily, you know, like Starbucks does.
174   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (2)   2018 Jan 17, 1:52pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

HappyGilmore says
The duck and others got mad when Patrick picked someone to be a moderator and enforce civility.

In addition to that, someone else has gone anonymous, and their account seems to have been nuked.
175   Booger   ignore (1)   2018 Jan 17, 2:26pm   ↑ like (5)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

anonymous says
US President Donald Trump has addressed global backlash to reports he referred to "shithole" African nations during a White House meeting on immigration,


Would you feel better if Trump had alledgely referred to filthy third world countries as 'deplorable' instead?
176   MbS   ignore (3)   2018 Jan 17, 2:28pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

mell says
The problem is they likely cut a corrupt sweetheart deal with that company, they always do.


The problem is the same, as always: lack of adult supervision.
177   Booger   ignore (1)   2018 Jan 18, 2:50pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

New Haiti tourism ad:
178   Strategist   ignore (3)   2018 Jan 18, 8:49pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

We just booked a cruise for April, on one of the huge 5400 passenger Royal Caribbean cruise from Fort Lauderdale that includes the "shithole" Haiti.
I just hope the shithole is worth it.
186   WookieMan   ignore (0)   2018 Jan 30, 8:05am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Strategist says
We just booked a cruise for April, on one of the huge 5400 passenger Royal Caribbean cruise from Fort Lauderdale that includes the "shithole" Haiti.
I just hope the shithole is worth it.

Let us know how this goes if I forget to ask. I don't dig the big ships as I've mentioned before. Seems like they're packing in more passengers at the expense of increasing the common areas to account for more passengers. Basically adding more people, but not necessarily the square footage that everyone has to hang out in on a boat. That's the feeling I got on my last adventure on a boat. Want to see if you come back with a different opinion.
187   Strategist   ignore (3)   2018 Jan 30, 9:48am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

WookieMan says
Strategist says
We just booked a cruise for April, on one of the huge 5400 passenger Royal Caribbean cruise from Fort Lauderdale that includes the "shithole" Haiti.
I just hope the shithole is worth it.

Let us know how this goes if I forget to ask. I don't dig the big ships as I've mentioned before. Seems like they're packing in more passengers at the expense of increasing the common areas to account for more passengers. Basically adding more people, but not necessarily the square footage that everyone has to hang out in on a boat. That's the feeling I got on my last adventure on a boat. Want to see if you come back with a different opinion.


We want to experience that huge ship. More things to do on the ship. The smaller ones can get a bit boring at times.
Will see how it turns out.
188   zzyzzx   ignore (1)   2018 Feb 6, 11:46am   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

I read a facinating accout of a peace corps worker who explained how Africa/Africans will NEVER change. You could build an impoverished African community entire modern farming village and by the next year there will be no harvest, all of the equipment sold off, and the village elders/leaders fat and happy while the rest of the people are destitute again. The concept of ownership, consequence, planning, etc are completely foreign to them. Jobs are just places you go to steal and pilfer as much as you can for your family without getting caught. Money can't be saved because it belongs to the family/tribe. There's no possible way to Westernize them and/or create a successful African Nation or United Africa.
189   TwoScoopsOfSpaceForce   ignore (4)   2018 Feb 6, 11:51am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

This is common of subsidience farmers, they cannot imagine the future very well and have a fatalistic attitude.

One of my friends worked on a Nigerian Oil Rig and they all beg him for Rolexes and iPads. The kids eat last, the scraps from the table, after the adults scarf everything possible down. Very different from our reality.

All aid to Africa should either be terminated or we should run the place in classic colonial fashion. We only make things worse by dropping aid to them. All that Biafra/Band Aid stuff only ended up extending war and poverty.

When Bono belted that one out and somebody sent money, it ended up in the hands of the warlords and bandits.

Every year Ethiopia experiences some degree of drought, the worst ones bringing famine. But the country historically dealt with this. Some years were worse than others. In 1984 the famine that inspired first Band Aid’s “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” and then Live Aid, was very bad and people were dying of starvation. But the cause was less nature than cynical genocide. A fact apparently so easy to discover that an editorial assistant barely out of college did so in a matter of hours at the library.
I asked Bob Keating, a superb young investigative reporter who had just started working with us, to look into this for a story. The assignment was simple — all this money had been raised, where was it going, was it actually doing good?
He discovered it was not doing good, but, horrifically, unimaginably, the exact opposite. The Ethiopian dictator, Mengistu, until then deadlocked in the war, was using the money the west gave him to buy sophisticated weapons from the Russians, and was now able to efficiently and viciously crush the opposition. Ethiopia, then the third poorest country in the world, suddenly had the largest, best equipped army on the African continent.

...

By this time we had all seen the pictures and TV footage of Bob Geldof, the figurehead of Live Aid, bear hugging and playfully punching Mengistu in the arm as he literally handed over the funding for this slaughter. It was on TV now alright, but as an endless, relentless reel of heroic Bob Geldof highlights. He drenched himself in the adulation and no one begrudged him it, until our investigation exposed the holocaust that Live Aid’s collected donations had help perpetrate on the Eritrean independence fighters.
Most damningly, Keating reported that Geldof was warned, repeatedly, from the outset by several relief agencies in the field about Mengistu, who was dismantling tribes, mercilessly conducting resettlement marches on which 100,000 people died, and butchering helpless people. According to Medicins Sans Frontiers, who begged Geldof to not release the money until there was a reliable infrastructure to get it to victims, he simply ignored them, instead famously saying: “I’ll shake hands with the Devil on my left and on my right to get to the people we are meant to help.”

https://www.spin.com/featured/live-aid-the-terrible-truth-ethiopia-bob-geldof-feature/

"Thank God Geldof Armed Mengistu instead of Feeding Yoooooouuuuuuuuu." - Bono's lyrics should have been.
190   TwoScoopsOfSpaceForce   ignore (4)   2018 Feb 6, 11:56am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

Whatever Bob Geldof endorses, it'll make things worse. The older I get the more I realize that bleeding hearts on a large scale generally do more harm than good.

The Battle of the Boats: Nigel Farage and the British Fishermen vs. Bob Geldof and the Glitteratti over the EU

Leftists and the Booboisie/Bohos are now opposed to the Working Class. Because Tolerance and Transgender is more important than lives and poverty.
191   mell   ignore (2)   2018 Feb 6, 2:28pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

TwoScoopsPlissken says
Whatever Bob Geldof endorses, it'll make things worse. The older I get the more I realize that bleeding hearts on a large scale generally do more harm than good.

The Battle of the Boats: Nigel Farage and the British Fishermen vs. Bob Geldof and the Glitteratti over the EU

Leftists and the Booboisie/Bohos are now opposed to the Working Class. Because Tolerance and Transgender is more important than lives and poverty.


And they completely killed nationalism/tribalism. Don't forget that the old left and the punk movement was actually somewhat nationalistic and surely tribal and def politically incorrect. That's why you see punk legends like Johnny Rotten defect from the left and endorse Brexit, Trump etc. Plus if they subscribed to the modern leftoid agenda they'd be constantly with one foot in prison due to muh violated feelings and harassment accusations. Punk was raw and politically incorrect.
192   TwoScoopsOfSpaceForce   ignore (4)   2018 Feb 6, 2:53pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

Yep, Mark E. Smith and good old Ringo are behind Brexit as well. Smith of course being a former dock worker.

Also John Cleese, Michael Caine, Roger Daltrey, Joan Collins, and the unbelievably hot Elizabeth Hurley. All the classics.
193   bob2356   ignore (2)   2018 Feb 6, 7:00pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

zzyzzx says
I read a facinating accout of a peace corps worker who explained how Africa/Africans will NEVER change. You could build an impoverished African community entire modern farming village and by the next year there will be no harvest, all of the equipment sold off, and the village elders/leaders fat and happy while the rest of the people are destitute again. The concept of ownership, consequence, planning, etc are completely foreign to them. Jobs are just places you go to steal and pilfer as much as you can for your family without getting caught. Money can't be saved because it belongs to the family/tribe. There's no possible way to Westernize them and/or create a successful African Nation or United Africa.


So true, look at how poor the economic growth is all over Africa. Oh wait, never mind.

194   WookieMan   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 6, 7:13pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

bob2356 says
So true, look at how poor the economic growth is all over Africa. Oh wait, never mind.



Fuck, I wish Puerto Rico could be better. Hurricane fucked things up, but it wasn't doing great, obviously, before that. Don't have to pay international fees to fly there from the US. Decent place to vacation from my one visit. That's sad it's apparently on the level of N. Korea and Venezuela. Ouch. American Territory and all.
195   bob2356   ignore (2)   2018 Feb 7, 5:38am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

WookieMan says
Don't have to pay international fees to fly there from the US. Decent place to vacation from my one visit


You plan your vacations around a $50 fee on an airline ticket?
197   anonymous   ignore (null)   2018 Feb 7, 7:06am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Booger says

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Funny how DR which is the other half of the same island is one of the top economies in the Caribbean. Fastest growing economy in the America's for years. Maybe not having a completely corrupt government run by the same thieving murdering scum family for decades has some merit.
198   WookieMan   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 7, 7:54am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

bob2356 says
You plan your vacations around a $50 fee on an airline ticket?


Honestly, a little bit. Not really though. I fly Southwest for free, so that fee is the only thing I'm paying. Cancun international fees for a family of 4 is close to $300 vs. $44 to PR. Same with most the other international locations SW flies. Not a massive savings, but hey, it's a free night at an average hotel or 3-4 dinners out while on vacation. Plus we travel about 4 times a year, not necessarily international though of course.

I like the Caribbean, so it would be nice if PR was in a little better shape I guess what I was more a less getting at in a convoluted way. I will still likely go there in the next couple of years anyway, so I'm not saying I'm afraid to go there. When you posted that graph, I was taken aback with PR's ranking. I knew it was bad of course, just not N. Korea level bad.
199   Strategist   ignore (3)   2018 Feb 7, 8:52am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

Booger says


Ha ha ha. Anyone who thinks "Haiti is great already" must be a shithead.

200   Quigley   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 7, 8:54am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Haiti is the Leftist communist dream. All people poor as dirt willing to do anything for pennies.
202   RC2006   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 8, 12:56pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

zzyzzx says

And yet they keep making a shit ton of babies.
203   TwoScoopsOfSpaceForce   ignore (4)   2018 Feb 8, 1:01pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

They also eat emotional support hamsters in a fricasse.
204   HowdyThere   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 8, 7:18pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

As a Canadian, there aren't many places on this small planet that I'd consider moving to. Even for visits, it's getting scarier. Road trip!
205   Patrick   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 8, 7:22pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

zzyzzx says


I have to say those two remind me of the San Francisco elite.
206   Strategist   ignore (3)   2018 Feb 8, 9:39pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

RC2006 says

And yet they keep making a shit ton of babies.


That's exactly where the real problem lies.
207   Strategist   ignore (3)   2018 Feb 8, 9:41pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

HowdyThere says
As a Canadian, there aren't many places on this small planet that I'd consider moving to. Even for visits, it's getting scarier. Road trip!


Visit California. We need the money to pay off the extortion racket called pensions.

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