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Old 12-20-2018, 06:56 AM   #1
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Has raised over $3 million in 3 days. It's a legit campaign for a legit triple amputee veteran with a verified Facebook.

More info on it in the link

I put in $100, and will do a lot more if Trump tweets about it.



https://www.gofundme.com/TheTrumpWall


Even if this goes nowhere, it makes a statement.

If people care about something, in this case immigration and the wall, enough that they are willing to raise many millions of dollars of their own money for it - and their government representatives STILL choose to ignore them - how long after that until We The People revoke our consent to be governed?

In the long run, I almost think it would be better if they did ignore it and us. It could turn out to be the establishment's "Let them eat frijoles" moment.

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Old 12-20-2018, 07:00 AM   #3
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International attention


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Old 12-20-2018, 07:00 AM   #4
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Old 12-20-2018, 07:01 AM   #5
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To everyone that said they'd buy a brick for the wall, now's your chance.
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Old 12-20-2018, 07:20 AM   #6
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Even if we raised 30 billion dollars through this GoFundMe the government cannot legally accept the money and build a wall with it.
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Old 12-20-2018, 07:33 AM   #7
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Even if we raised 30 billion dollars through this GoFundMe the government cannot legally accept the money and build a wall with it.
He addresses that in the description if you read.
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Even if we raised 30 billion dollars through this GoFundMe the government cannot legally accept the money and build a wall with it.
It's been done before with private donations for public works, such as the restoration of the Washington Monument.



https://www.nps.gov/wamo/learn/news/...n-monument.htm
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Old 12-20-2018, 07:36 AM   #9
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Another 5000 people raised another 300 grand in the last 45 minutes

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Old 12-20-2018, 07:46 AM   #10
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His wife though.....
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Old 12-20-2018, 07:56 AM   #11
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His wife though.....
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Another 20 minutes

Another 2000 people

Another $130k


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Old 12-20-2018, 08:26 AM   #13
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To everyone that said they'd buy a brick for the wall, now's your chance.
Yep. It's time to put out money where our mouth is.
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Old 12-20-2018, 08:40 AM   #14
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Another 40 minutes

Another 5500 people

Another $300k for the wall

Now $4million, up almost a million dollars from 2 hours ago.

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Old 12-20-2018, 08:51 AM   #15
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He says 100% of the money will go towards the wall... how much does GoFundMe keep?
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Old 12-20-2018, 08:55 AM   #16
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He says 100% of the money will go towards the wall... how much does GoFundMe keep?
I think it's like 5%, but at least it's less than .gov's vig.


Edit:

I went back to the donation page to reread. Looks like they run on tips, which are voluntary.


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Another 20 minutes

Another 2500 people

Another $150k for the wall

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Old 12-20-2018, 09:06 AM   #18
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According to Chucky, Congress (House) has to approve the spending and he said they won't allow it. How is Trump going to get around that? I have heard that he can do it with the military for national security reasons..
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According to Chucky, Congress (House) has to approve the spending and he said they won't allow it. How is Trump going to get around that? I have heard that he can do it with the military for national security reasons..
That's one way, and probably THE way he gets around it.

Also, by shutting down the govt until they squeal like the last "Schumer Shutdown"
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Old 12-20-2018, 09:33 AM   #20
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As a former sailor, I can assure you the Seabees and Army Corp of Engineers could build a kick ass wall given the funding.

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