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Sunday, February 10, 2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren formally announced her candidacy for the White House on Saturday, and hours later President Donald Trump weighed in on his newest campaign opponent, appearing to make a joke with reference to the Trail of Tears.

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And the Pubs wonder why they don't get the minority vote.

#1 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2019-02-10 03:36 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Fox News' Brit Hume argued that Trump was too ignorant of American history to have intended such a reference.

"Yes, because Trump is noted for his knowledge of 19th century American history vis a vis the native population. Jeez," Hume replied sarcastically to a tweet accusing the president of using "the murders of Indigenous people as a punchline."

Congrats, righties, you built that!

Seriously, how low are you guys going to go when you defend your POTUS by claiming he's too ignorant to be as lowbrow and crass as he appears?

#2 | Posted by jpw at 2019-02-10 05:00 PM | Reply

Trump is known for his love of Andrew Jackson.

Yeah the TOT is just what the toddler was alluding to.

#3 | Posted by Tor at 2019-02-10 05:06 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

They love him for stuff like this, which says as much about them as it does him.

#4 | Posted by Hagbard_Celine at 2019-02-10 05:10 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

'See you on the Campaign TRAIL OF TEARS'

#5 | Posted by Spork at 2019-02-10 05:18 PM | Reply

Pocahontas was an amazing woman... its not an insult to Warren to be called that.

Her tribe was a matriarch where women had equal say to men and family ties were through the mother.

Senior Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire is an actual relative of Pocahontas...

First lady Mary Wilson was also directly related and played a role in the movement to grant full US citizenship to American Indians.

Also the Trail of Tears inspired a lot of people...newsmaven.io

go for it pig brains.

#6 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2019-02-10 05:27 PM | Reply

I have to agree with Brit. Trump's not witty enough to put hidden meaning in there. It's as simple as TRAIL=INDIAN.

#7 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2019-02-10 05:27 PM | Reply

'See you on the Campaign TRAIL OF TEARS'
#5 | POSTED BY SPORK

Proud to have less class than Donald Trump.

#8 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2019-02-10 05:29 PM | Reply

For centuries the first families of Virginia unapologetically claimed to be a relative of Pocahontas.

#9 | Posted by Tor at 2019-02-10 05:31 PM | Reply

But they didn't use the fake info to further their sorry careers, either.

#10 | Posted by Spork at 2019-02-10 05:43 PM | Reply

Dotard left a TRAIL of raped 13 year olds in his wake.

#11 | Posted by reinheitsgebot at 2019-02-10 05:46 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

In a different world. Where people's ideas and ambitions for America's future where respected and their merits meant something. Elizabeth Warren could win the election.

Unfortunately. With Trump on the stage and Americans dumber than ever. Belligerent behavior is rewarded. And no one is more crass and belligerent than Trump.

He's the Kardashian's of politics. The angry house wife of DC. He will out tweet, out lie, and out ---- anyone on the stage with him. Mouth breathing brain dead Americans will applaud him.

I see it daily. Idiots who haven't a clue what's going on in the real world, repeating lies they've been told.

It doesn't matter Trump is stealing from us. Losing jobs to the global workforce. Perverting our civil rights. Dividing this nation.

He's a white man and a Republican. His word is gospel. He was chosen by god.

This is the stupidity Warren is facing and she has no way to counter it.

No one the democrats have nominated can go toe to toe with him. The DNC needs a new strategy, and they need it fast.

#12 | Posted by ClownShack at 2019-02-10 05:57 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

"they didn't use the fake info to further their sorry careers"

They honestly believed it.

They did in fact use it to further their political careers and more than one person did this.

And their careers weren't sorry you Old Dominion hating loser.

#13 | Posted by Tor at 2019-02-10 05:58 PM | Reply

Dotard left a TRAIL of raped 13 year olds in his wake.

Republicans couldn't care less.

#14 | Posted by ClownShack at 2019-02-10 05:58 PM | Reply

but they didn't use the fake info to further their sorry careers, either

#10 | POSTED BY SPORK AT 2019-02-10 05:43 PM | REPLY | FLAG:PPPFFFTTTTTT

You people are so stupid... so let me school you
allow me to introduce to you a member of a Virginia family.

www.firstladies.org

Try discussing things you know about...

#15 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2019-02-10 07:13 PM | Reply

Trumpers vs the American Indian. This is shameful.

#16 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2019-02-10 09:56 PM | Reply

The truly disgusting thing was watching Trumplethinskin brag about his nonsense with Warren with the Navajo code talkers... even bragged about how he "called her Pocahontas" as if Athabaskans and Algonquians were the same... and it he somehow let in on an inside joke and he put her in her place. Not only is he an embarrassment internationally he is also a domestic doofus.

VA with its long and complex history of race relations seems to be ground zero these days deservedly so... I thought a lot of issues had already healed.... apparently not.

I get it there is a lot about US history that is not taught in schools... but most people have the graciousness to hide their stupid... for Trumplethinskin showing his its how he gets recruits.

#17 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2019-02-11 05:06 AM | Reply

This reminds me of the time someone went ape ---- over hearing his coworker say "For further analysis, we now turn to our reporter in the FIELD."

#18 | Posted by sentinel at 2019-02-11 08:28 AM | Reply

You guys are saying there's so much at stake here, but insisting that using the word "trail" is racist is the hill you want to die on? Know when to pick you're battles, and know when you're being trolled.

#19 | Posted by sentinel at 2019-02-11 08:36 AM | Reply

I agree she did nothing wrong.

The righty tighys are tying to run a liberal hypocrisy boohoo fest and showing their respective stupid... led by the orange blimp.

#20 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2019-02-11 09:07 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

This is the stupidity Warren is facing and she has no way to counter it.

No one the democrats have nominated can go toe to toe with him. The DNC needs a new strategy, and they need it fast.

#12 | Posted by ClownShack

There is a way to counter it. The same way you fight any bully. Punch them in the face. Stop tiptoeing around them.

Say he's a sexual predator, a con man, a liar, and his entire success story is a lie. He's a spoiled rich kid who has destroyed everything that he touches. Say he's not a billionaire. Say he cheats on his wife with pornstars and doesn't wear a condom. Say it to his face on the national stage.

Dems think they can beat trump by being staying out of the muck.

The closest hillary got is when she suggested he might be a russian puppet.

Good policy proposals didn't win the last election and they wont win the next one.

#21 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2019-02-11 08:33 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

She's not an Indian and her connection to the Trail of Tears is that her ancestors were the ones with the guns and cattle prods committing genocide.

#22 | Posted by visitor_ at 2019-02-11 09:02 PM | Reply

America commited genocide?

Go on.

#23 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-02-11 09:29 PM | Reply

I suggest you Google "Trail of Tears" and then look up your grade school teachers and sue them for malpractice.

#24 | Posted by visitor_ at 2019-02-11 10:03 PM | Reply

No one the democrats have nominated can go toe to toe with him. The DNC needs a new strategy, and they need it fast.
.........................................................#12 | POSTED BY CLOWNSHACK

What's needed has been obvious from about the 2nd repub debate. Someone to be the stalking horse. what the dems need is someone with the creds (on paper at least) that will declare their candidacy and then unleash the dictionary..thesaurus..and chutzpah on this clown. clean up liza lampenelli and give her shtick a political slant...and PRESS COVERAGE. then stand back. other dems just say they hadn't heard, yet, what they were being asked about. and that's how he should be dealt with, brutal..nothing succinct..every tweet and public appearance.. make him playing golf into an automatic meme with a nasty slant. and 24/7 about the russian connection. you could do him in less than 90 days.

#25 | Posted by 1947steamer at 2019-02-12 01:54 AM | Reply

She's not an Indian and her connection to the Trail of Tears is that her ancestors were the ones with the guns and cattle prods committing genocide.

#22 | POSTED BY VISITOR_ AT 2019-02-11 09:02 PM | FLAG: --------

So yer a psychic? You can see into her family's past?

You really don't know that... and you are not doing anyone any favours with your stupidity about the historical facts around the Trail of Tears and the aftermath.

Let me summarize what you know so far.

Her DNA test indicates she has native heritage and it comes from the tribes living in the region she is from. She heard oral histories of this possibility... it is very common where she is from.

Let me explain to you what that means.
It means that she is from a family of early settlers.
During the Jackson administration and the Indian removal act her ancestors were given a choice... be Indian you leave... be white you stay. She is from the family that stayed. .. didn't matter how pure your blood was. Plenty of mixed people chose to be Indian.

Now how you make the leaps that her family was using cattle prods and whips... escapes me... except perhaps as some peculiar sexual fetish of yours.

#26 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2019-02-12 09:53 AM | Reply

Warren's trace indian dna had south american origins. She has a documented ancestors that was a leader in the Tennessee Militia. The Militia rounded up the natives. Oops.

#27 | Posted by visitor_ at 2019-02-12 11:27 AM | Reply

Warren's trace indian dna had south american origins. She has a documented ancestors that was a leader in the Tennessee Militia. The Militia rounded up the natives. Oops.

#27 | Posted by visitor_

Visitor just suggested that ancestry is invalid if the sexual reproduction was involuntary. Oops.

#28 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2019-02-12 12:56 PM | Reply

She has a documented ancestors that was a leader in the Tennessee Militia. The Militia rounded up the natives. Oops.

#27 | POSTED BY VISITOR_ AT 2019-02-12 11:27 AM | REPLY | FLAG:SHRUG

so?
That Tennessee militia man may have also been native... as I said before... they had a choice stay and be white or leave and be native. Its a complicated history and very common.

As far as the south American thing goes... natives have migrated up and down all three Americas for 10 or 15 thousand years... what is your point? No surprises there.

Cherokee's are a recognized tribe in three different countries. Mexican Apaches are related to Alaskan Athabaskan groups.

You seem to have this attitude that this group of former colonies has a cut and dried history of this and that. You also demonstrate the typical pan Indian view shared by most people looking at this... that all natives were alike and one big happy tribe coast to coast view of native history.

If anything E Warrens ancestry only proves to me that... as always people would rather F--- than fight... and its been that way forever. Reflective of that... perhaps... is the difference between herstory and history.

#29 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2019-02-12 02:24 PM | Reply

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