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Wonkagenda: Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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Actual wall will be built even more bigly

Donald Trump Will Cut Off Mexico’s Ear Unless It Pays Him One MILLION Dollars

Donald Trump is making what sounds like new news to everyone with his exciting plan to pay for the Mexico Border Wall by seizing remittances sent by immigrants to their families in their home countries -- presumably whether those...

Sneaky Chinese Millionaires Ruining America, Making Trump Family Richer

If there's anything that makes Donald Trump angry, it's how the Chinese have gamed the world economy to their advantage, which means America never wins anymore. The other thing that really cheeses Trump off is people gaming our immigration...

Rand Paul Thought Of Banning Muslims First. How Come Trump Gets All The Credit?

Rand Paul. Remember that guy? Nah, probably not. He is a "doctor" and a "senator" and technically still a Republican presidential candidate, although honestly, we haven't thought about him in weeks. But damnit, he would really like some attention please!...
When You Absolutely, Positively Need To Improve Your Poll Numbers Overnight

Chris Christie Wants Barcodes For Foreigners, Just Like You Know Who

Sad Bayonne hound Chris Christie offered a novel way to crack down on illegal immigration, which the 2016 Republican primary voters all agree is the greatest crisis in the world (apart maybe from Benghazi). Oh, sure, maybe a 300-foot...
Considering that's an 1861 flag, maybe we should let the little Timelord stay

GOP Candidates Take Knife To Messican-Loving Parts Of Constitution

You old folks may remember a time when it was actually controversial, back in 2010, when Iowa congressmelon Steve King wanted to trash the 14th Amendment and its guarantee of birthright citizenship, so Our Nation wouldn't sink to the...

Donald Trump Copied Scott Walker’s Immigration Homework, Says Scott Walker

As we already told you (sheesh, do you people EVER listen?), Donald Trump released his terrifically detailed immigration policy, and it's terrific. And classy. And beautiful. And tremendous. And the most brilliant policy you ever did read. And in...
Unfair! Ted Cruz is much easier to hit with sticks! So Biased!

Donald Trump Has Detailed Plan To Kick Mexico’s Ass Now, And It’s Terrific

Looks like we all have to start taking Donald Trump seriously now, because his campaign has posted a very serious position paper on immigration that explains how Donald Trump would make all the scary immigrants go back where they...
Unfair! Ted Cruz is much easier to hit with sticks! So Biased!

Donald Trump Imports Waitstaff From Mexico, To Keep An Eye On Them Probably

The greatest jobs president God ever created is doing a fantastic job of creating jobs in America, even before he's president. Donald Trump's hotels and resorts have been especially good at creating jobs for foreign workers, according to an...
You're looking especially Muppetlike today, Senator

NJ Sen. Robert Menendez Indicted; Sorry, Daily Caller, No Fake Underaged Hookers This Time

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) has been indicted on corruption charges by the Justice Department in a bribery scandal that Yr Wonkette would never even cover if the guy had been a Democrat. He's accused of receiving campaign contributions...
Welcome to America; here's your bureaucratic nightmare

John Oliver: Congratulations, You Get To Come To America. Or Not. (Video)

Update/followup: See end of post for a chance to do some good, or at least try to. After a week off, John Oliver is back in crusading investigative comedy mode again, as Last Week Tonight brings us this story on...

Prepare For Your Newest Reason For Getting Laid Off, America: You Just Got Insourced!

Well, it's finally happening to non-Poors too: high-income IT workers are now being replaced by Indian workers who will agree to work for less pay and no benefits. Welcome to the future, where the only jobs left will be...