You, Dear Taxpayer, Are About To Pay $10 Million A Day To Fund Trump’s Border Troops

You, Dear Taxpayer, Are About To Pay $10 Million A Day To Fund Trump’s Border Troops

America is now numb to the insanity, but it bears repeating that Donald Trump has convinced the Pentagon to participate in a political stunt of epic proportions ahead of the midterms. The U.S. military has been deployed to the southern border and as per the President's own words, that deployment could total as many as 15,000 U.S. troops, more than the number of soldiers currently fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan. This is necessary, the President insists, because the migrant caravan en rout
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5 thoughts on “You, Dear Taxpayer, Are About To Pay $10 Million A Day To Fund Trump’s Border Troops

  1. Not only will we be paying to fund these troops but we also have to figure out where to put them. Will they be billeted in citizen houses (see Constitution?)? Camped peoples’ backyards? What about our established rules of engagement? These refugees are not at war with us. Shooting them may well constitute murder. I’ve also been wondering why no one seems to care that every time Trump/Denison sets foot on Air Force 1 to go to one of his purely political rallies it costs way more than a million dollars of our money. Clearly that money that money is not being spend to the benefit of all of us, only for his benefit and that of the GOP. Never has a POTUS spent so much of our money to keep running for an office he already holds. He sure isn’t doing the peoples’ work while he’s out there in the hustings.

  2. The subservient deployment, ludicrous as it is, might keep the Secretary of Defense his job, post the mid-term election. Since he may be the only ‘adult in the room’ remaining, maybe it’s not a bad investment

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