President Donald Trump's fantasy war parade will come to life on Veterans Day, and you're paying for it.
The military march he demanded the nation hold in his honor, which most U.S. veterans do not want, is now scheduled to take place in Washington D.C. this November. He wanted tanks and other war vehicles, but to minimize damage to roads, the Pentagon memo released on Friday says there will be no tanks. And we say, no thanks.
The memo goes on to list various guidelines for the November 11 event.
“Include wheeled vehicles only, no tanks - consideration must be given to minimize damage to local infrastructure,” the memo says.
Wonder if he'll get to sit in the big boy truck again this time.
Protests over the police killing of George Floyd continue in Minneapolis tonight, in defiance of a curfew imposed by the mayor. Protesters have now overtaken the westbound interstate 35 freeway in Minneapolis.
Donald Trump on Friday afternoon claimed to be completely ignorant of the racist history of the phrase ‘when the looting starts, the shooting starts,’ which he tweeted, and the White House retweeted, and which was also posted on the Presidential Facebook account.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has had it with Donald Trump’s bullshit threats of violence against Americans.
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