The Soul Of The Trump Administration

Every now and then something happens that just gives you a glimpse into essentially the soul of another party or a politician and I think the story of Rosa Maria Hernandez is just such a glimpse into the soul of the Trump administration.

This is a ten year old girl who has cerebral palsy. This is the condition that that causes people to end up with very limited motion abilities and their hands kind of distorted and twisted. This is an incredibly challenging disease.

And this little ten-year-old girl was having surgery on her gallbladder. I don't know if that's related to the disease or not, but if your gall bladder's causing pain it's one of the most insane pains that you'll ever experience. It's right up there with kidney stones. People when they get gallbladder attacks most commonly think that they're having a heart attack, that they're dying.

And so Rosa Maria Hernandez is a 10 year old kid with cerebral palsy who was brought to the United States when she was 3 months old and has never known any country other than the United States as her home. The ICE, the Immigration Service, discovered as she was being taken to the hospital - she apparently had to go through a checkpoint - you know, your papers, please - that she was not a legal resident of the United States. I mean, this is just nuts.

They forced their way into the operating room. They wanted to refuse to let the surgeon close the door in the operating room so that the police could keep an eye on this ten-year-old girl, unconscious and sedated for her surgery. I mean, this is bizarre.

The Independent reports:

"Citing flight-risk concerns for a young girl with a degenerative muscle disease, agents involved themselves in every step of the medical process, according to the family's lawyer. During surgery, agents were nearby. In follow up medical procedures, agents were in the room. They eventually allowed for the hospital room door to be closed only after the lawyer showed up and argued attorney-client confidentiality - a discussion between attorney and Border Patrol agent that took over half an hour to resolve."

The little girl, her only request after her surgery was she wants to see her mom, but we took her away and put her in a detention facility.

You know, Jesus talked about the least among us, right?

In Matthew 25 the disciples came to him and said, "how do we know that we can hang out with you when we're all dead and gone to heaven? We're putting our lives on the line for you every day here, but how do we know that we're gonna make it?"

And Jesus said, "in the last days the Son of Man (Jesus) will be sitting at the throne, judging, separating the sheep from the goats". And he said that he would say to the sheep, "when I was hungry you fed me, when I was thirsty you gave me water, when I was naked you clothed me, when I was in prison you came to visit me, when I was sick you healed me. So come with me, you sheep, to heaven".

And then he would turn to the goats and he'd say, "you didn't feed me when I was hungry, you didn't give me water when I was thirsty, you didn't visit me when I was in prison, you didn't heal me when I was sick, and so off to hell with you."

And at that point the disciples freaked out. "They're like, "whoa, wait a minute, we've never seen you hungry, we've never seen you thirsty, we've never seen you sick, we've never seen you in prison. How can we get to heaven if this is what you have to do?"

And he said, "as you have done to the least among us, you have done to me."

And I don't mean to be preaching Christianity here at you. This is the core of every religion on Earth. It is also the core of every culture. Every society that has had any kind of meaningful and lasting impact on the human race throughout history has had this core idea that we take care of the least among us.

And here's this little ten-year-old girl with cerebral palsy and what is the instinct of the Trump administration?

To imprison her, a ten-year-old girl with cerebral palsy.

This is a full-out look into this dark heart of this party, or the lack of a heart, the missing heart of the Republican Party, and it should be so evident to everybody.


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Hephaestus 6 years 33 weeks ago

Thom... you grace evil with a soul

There is no soul in GOP... with or without Trumpty Dumpty

They all been sold out to the devil

How many of the 7 deadly sins?

Greed is a mighty one!

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Hephaestus 6 years 33 weeks ago

What kind of system will ignore and ill treat a poorly human with disability?

Only in America!

An extremely wealthy third world country with massive numbers of rich people who have no heart

Is it any wonder America is hated?

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Hephaestus 6 years 33 weeks ago

Ayn Rand wrote about 'rational selfishness' and described at length in justification

However, 'irrational selfishness' appears nowadays all over the place

The intentional dumbing down of our populace seems to have this result

Adults have the responses of children

And they have no idea that their children are equally influenced by their behaviour

We are getting dumber and dumber

These effects can not be accidental

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johnbest 6 years 33 weeks ago

On Facebook there are numerous posts that Trump will ask god at the wailing wall for an update on the ten commandments. This is a forewarning of what Trump will bring back to the United States on two stones carved by the finger of god. The Ten Commandments:
1.Thou shalt be allowed to grab thy neighbor’s wife’s pussy if you are famous.
2. Never accept wrong doing. Fight it in court forever until the accuser goes broke.
3. Thou shalt lie. The best lies are repeated often until believed.
4. thou shalt bear false witness against anyone who says anything wrong about you.
5. Thou shalt not kill so learn how to dodge the draft and have others kill for you.
6. Remember the Sabbath day to play a round of golf.
7. Thou shalt honor your father and mother if they give advice on how to screw others.
8. Do not make a carved image unless it is of me.
9. Put no other presidents before me.
10 Do not take the name of the president in vain and you will be rewarded by being worn out by all his successes.

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johnbest 6 years 33 weeks ago

Trump has broken seven of the 10 Commandment

2 Thou shalt not take the name of the thy God in vain.

He breaks marriage vows all the time

3 Remember thou keep the holy Sabbath day.

He rarely goes to church

6 Thou shalt not commit adultery

He displays Impure actions - Grabbing p***ies
He has had numerous wives
He has participated in golden showers

7 Thou shalt not steal -

He doesn't respect the rights of others.
He doesn't pay just debts.
He doesn't pay just wages to employees
He has no integrity
He uses bribery
He supports graft and corruption
He commits fraud

8 Thou shalt not bear false witness

He lies
He doesn't respect the good name of others
He uses contemptuous speech
He violates secrecy
He slanders others
He slandered Pope Francis

9 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbors wife.

He has impure thoughts and desires, i.e. grabbing p***ies

10 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbors goods

He has no respect for the rights of others
He keeps the property of others and doesn't pay for them How can any of these phony christians support Trump after learning how many of God's commandments he has broken. He is a phony christian and I defy him to dispute his record of violating the 10 Commandments.

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Wet Willie 6 years 33 weeks ago

Welkkkome to Corporate America

Better get used to it.....

And now, Mein Trumpfy wants to bomb bomb bomb North Korea.

Syonara, South Korea. (Ya gotta expect a little Collateral Damage....)

There's only like what 20 million souls.....

Remind me -- who would Jesus bomb?

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Wet Willie 6 years 33 weeks ago

From Democracy Now! :

‘’Trump Administration Continues Threats & Provocations Against North Korea, Laying Groundwork For Nuclear War.’’

“What we don’t often hear in the media, though, is that the U.S. has sent three nuclear aircraft carriers to be docked on the Korean Peninsula. They have been conducting very provocative joint war exercises with South Korea, included Navy SEALs that took out Osama bin Laden. They do include the decapitation strikes.

And so, you know, it’s one thing to say, “We don’t want war with North Korea,” and another to actually be laying the grounds for that. And it’s not just the provocative military actions that are underway, but the threats. I mean, we continue to hear threats from throughout the Trump Cabinet. Mike Pompeo, the CIA director, stated at a Defense Forum Foundation this past week that assassination plots were underway for Kim Jong-un.

H.R. McMaster has said, you know, acceptance and deterrence is not an option. And Tillerson has said that, you know, we’re going to talk until the first bomb drops. So, you know, this is not really inviting North Korea to engage in dialogue, which is urgently what is needed.” --Christine Ahn, founder and executive director of Women Cross DMZ, a global movement of women mobilizing to end the Korean War.

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Kend 6 years 33 weeks ago

This only happens in America because America is the only country in the world that allows foreigners to break the law and enter and stay in the country illegally. Now because this child has no healthcare you, "assuming you pay taxes" pick up the tab. Only in America. Every other country in the world would have found that family and deported them years ago and this wouldn't be a problem.

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ChristopehrCurrie 6 years 33 weeks ago

Those ICE agents apparently decided to act inhumanely (and unconstitutionally) in order to meet some kind quota. Such quota-based actions are themselves UNCONSTITUTIONAL!

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Hephaestus 6 years 33 weeks ago

#8 - Sorry Kend! America is not the only country in the world "that allows foreigners to break the law and enter and stay in the country illegally"

The rest of your comment is unworthy

Are you an accountant?

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laurent49 6 years 23 weeks ago

I'm an European citizen, and i hope USA will find a solution to solve these problems. It's important for the world to have a peace governement.

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lucass 6 years 2 weeks ago

i wich better for America

gaine minceur

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clara2020 4 years 51 weeks ago

it just came out that almost 2/3 of Republicans approve of Trump, and would vote for him again. That is very depressing, and it makes me angry.

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