Trump Considers Using National Emergency Powers to Build Wall

Trump Considers Using National Emergency Powers to Build Wall:  President Trump announced plans to address the nation, just as his administration officials are making an urgent case that the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border has reached a crisis level, laying the groundwork for President Trump to possibly declare a national emergency that would empower him to construct a border wall without congressional approval.

Gee, the only national emergency, at least as far as I can tell is - that this madman is still president.  The irony is that the closest most of his rabid, half-witted supporters screaming “border crisis” have ever been to the actual Mexican border is - when they visited a Taco Bell.

But what does it matter, his base would believe him if he claimed extraterrestrials are now sneaking across the border.  The scary thing is that historically, when other tyrants have declared a national crisis - they also used that crisis declaration as justification to round up all the “troublemakers.”  Think about that one for a minute.  

So can Trump pull it off - who knows?  The Republicans are certainly too cowardly to challenge him.  That said, I do see a slight glimmer of hope though.  After all, it’s now been going on nearly three weeks since Trump has been able to golf - and my guess is, that means he’s about ready to crack.

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Comment by Tom Cordle on January 7, 2019 at 10:29pm

Say, isn't Ben Carson a brain surgeon? Maybe Hairball should declare a National Emergency and have Carson do emergency surgery and transplant a brain that actually functions in Hairball's fathead 'cause the country is in critical condition.

Comment by Johnny Robish on January 7, 2019 at 10:46pm

Sounds like a plan Tom!

Comment by alsoknownas on January 8, 2019 at 8:36am

The pathway to rounding up all the other "troublemakers" as you speculate, is a scary one. I think we're already at the "would if they could" stage.

Comment by Johnny Robish on January 8, 2019 at 9:18am

I'm sure of it too my friend!

Comment by J.P. Hart on January 9, 2019 at 12:34pm



4 a.m. of the soul~please have snow.
Last I cked Kiefer Sutherland was in charge --- not George H. Ross.
What form then, such cabin fever?
Not to harp upon any ethnicity, but these (what's it? Deported<>Imported calculators (rims well with alligators, contra tourist enticement, at least with myOmy humble thumbs, these 'pocket-locket' solvers DO NOT work real good whenever I invoke the B#! How many surveillance drones (or snow cones) could money buy for five billion US$? I sorta missed the entire Church calendar on 'we three Kings ceremony'. Sleeping in with Beulah. Everythingisalright. Who in the frook wants to be a Holygram??? Also, so much depends on that camshaft in Cambodia.
failed soldier from the war on poverty --- currently preoccupied with Eiffel Tower - like updraft intersection 'chines to vacuum ~ clear the carbon monoxide...O! Keep your helmet on and may God bless ewe!


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