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Donald Trump disrespects civil rights icon John Lewis during MLK weekend

U.S. Congressman John Lewis

On the weekend where the nation is set to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., president-elect Donald Trump found a way to disrespect a Civil Rights icon.

Trump became upset after Congressman John Lewis shared his thoughts during an interview with NBC, Lewis said, “Donald Trump has proven that his administration will normalize the most extreme fringes of the Republican Party. On Inauguration Day, I will not be celebrating. I will be organizing and preparing for resistance.”

In usual Trump fashion, he went to Twitter to speak out against Lewis. “Congressman John Lewis should spend more time on fixing and helping his district, which is in horrible shape and falling apart (not to mention crime infested) rather than falsely complaining about the election results. All talk, talk, talk – no action or results. Sad,” Trump tweeted.

Lewis, who has given his entire life to fight for human and civil rights, will always have more character than Trump. Again, it’s ridiculous that Trump and his bigotry will become the new leader of this nation.

Lewis responded in a statement by writing, “Some leaders reject decades of progress and want to return to the dark past, when the power of law was used to deny the freedoms protected by the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and its Amendments.”

Here is how others responded to Trump’s disrespect of Congressman Lewis.


  1. Mason Youngblood on January 15, 2017 at 9:17 am

    I only have one question and it’s the same question that has been lingering for weeks now..”Why in the world did America elect an @$$hole like Trump for president even with or without Russian influence?”.

    • Encore on January 15, 2017 at 10:09 am

      Answer: He spoke too the people, he presented programs which involved people…not dictates to the people.

      His opponent exposed this country through using a illegal, unsecured, private server for official business, even permitted a maid with no security clearance handle classified documents; she lied to everybody; she abandoned the Benghazi Four to die, despite a 13 hour rescue window and left to Crisis Room to get rest at home during the time these men were fighting for their lives; she used her position as pay-for-play for personal enrichment.

      Do you need more?

      • Fernando Harrison on January 16, 2017 at 8:07 am

        Go through following article to figure out how a single mommy was able to make $89,844/year in her free time on her computer without selling anything>>>

      • Mason Youngblood on January 16, 2017 at 9:33 am

        No thanks, that’s enough brainwashed-based sources. Besides..I can’t consider you as a credible source if you don’t know how to use the word ‘to’ instead of ‘too’ in your first sentence. Sorry.

        • Encore on January 16, 2017 at 6:47 pm

          Don’t flatter yourself.

          The word “too” was purposely used with a double “o”. indicating then Presidential Candidate spoke “too” the people not “at” them as did his proven, documented opponent did.

          Per using “brainwashed-based sources, they’re just thimble-sized examples of SoS Clinton’s many documented, criminal transgressions.

          I’m sure the families of the Benghazi Four would appreciate your dismissive attitude of their deaths as emanating from “brainwashed-based sources.”

          • Mason Youngblood on January 16, 2017 at 8:48 pm

            When you get through trying to sound intelligent the correct word will still be ‘to’.

          • Encore on January 17, 2017 at 11:36 am

            With everything else swirling around, per my comment on the Benghazi Four left to die by your heroine, for example And you’re still fixated on the word “to?”

            Something learned from my grammar school teacher back in the day?

            Glad I’m not taking this “New Age Math” and all the other Common Core nonsense.

            No wonder kids today are unable to comprehend. They are being indoctrinated…as you seem to be.

            And you’re right. Why bother “trying to sound intelligent”, at least to you to you?

            It’s a waste.

            We’re through.

          • Mason Youngblood on January 18, 2017 at 12:59 am

            Damn right. It is a simple word to you but if you can’t get a simple word right how can anything else that you type be believable?

          • bpf007 on January 19, 2017 at 2:19 am

            What the hell kind of retarded mumbo jumbo did you just invent about “too”? My God, it was dumb when you couldn’t spell but utterly moronic when you can’t speak.

      • bpf007 on January 19, 2017 at 2:22 am

        Encore says, “He spoke ALSO the people, he presented programs which involved people…not dictates to the people.”
        Get it yet, retard?

    • Emily Rainge on January 16, 2017 at 1:25 am

      Trump spoke to the hatred and greed that soo many Americans relish in these days. His uneducated supporters will soon realize how foolish they were to vote him once they feel the pain of his policies.

      • bpf007 on January 19, 2017 at 2:24 am

        They won’t realize shit, obviously their memories are way too short or they would never believe anything he’s said yet.

      • biilyjoe on February 4, 2017 at 8:34 pm

        HEE HAW said the DonkeyCRAP.

        • Emily Rainge on February 4, 2017 at 11:55 pm


          • biilyjoe on February 5, 2017 at 7:58 am


  2. Encore on January 15, 2017 at 10:00 am

    The above article fails to mention Representative Lewis opened the door when he described President-Elect Trump as being ” an illegitimate presidency and having won the presidency with Russian interference.”

    Said Russian interference the intelligence community has yet to provide documents as proof…but which Representative Lewis accepts and believes on face value, not merits.

    We’ve seen this dance before. Whenever President-Elect Trump responds to an insult to he or his family, he is cast as the initial perpetrator.

    Representative Lewis was out of line as is this article which dishonestly, intentionally omitted the entirety of his self-serving comment.

    • Emily Rainge on January 16, 2017 at 1:31 am

      Trump has to rise above his childish tweeting. A real man does not respond to every silly comment that he does not like. It is really a shame that even with all his billions, Trump is just an extremely insecure little man.

      • Encore on January 16, 2017 at 7:06 pm

        More like democrats should get over their stunning loss. Including Rep. Lewis who has done nothing to quell the post-Presidential Election riots, assaults, and destruction of property by “peaceful protestors”, angered because their very flawed candidate lost.

      • biilyjoe on February 4, 2017 at 8:34 pm


    • Mason Youngblood on January 16, 2017 at 9:38 am

      Let’s not forget that Trump led an 6 year campaign saying that Obama was not a legitimate president because he claimed that Obama wasn’t born in the U.S…without providing proof

      • Encore on January 16, 2017 at 7:01 pm

        Whose birth certificate has now been independently proven as a fraud by multiple, impartial and reliable examiners.

        • Mason Youngblood on January 16, 2017 at 8:50 pm

          Reliable depending on who you ask.

    • bpf007 on January 19, 2017 at 2:25 am

      “to he or his family” There you go again. Over your head, right?

      • Encore on January 19, 2017 at 2:38 pm

        Who are you to question my grammar?

        You of all “people”, and I use that word in the most demeaning context describing you, based upon the filthy-worded, vulgar diatribes you use attacking others in this venue!

        If you ever bother crawling out of that vernacular hole you’re in…see a little of the America outside of your cocoon, perhaps you would learn different parts of the country express themselves in different ways.

        The context in the use of “he” it’s very common In New England.

        We’re done!

        • bpf007 on January 19, 2017 at 3:02 pm

          “He” is the subjective, masculine, singular pronoun. You used it as the objective, masculine, singular pronoun. It is not used that way regionally anywhere; it’s your moronic hypercorrection. If you just can’t wrap your head around compound pronoun cases, use each pronoun individually. “An insult to him” and “an insult to his family” (or alternately “an insult to them [not objective “they”]) are the correct forms everywhere in American English, Received Pronunciation and every other non-Creole dialect of the language. Thus, following the objective forms, “an insult to HIM or his family” is the correct way to compound the objects of the dative preposition. Pray tell, in what part of New England do you claim that such gross hypercorrection is acceptable?

  3. sloptap smith on January 15, 2017 at 12:48 pm

    Trump respect KKK more than John Lewis. Trump is a very dangerous immature creep.

  4. bpf007 on January 19, 2017 at 2:16 am

    When the fuck did he become an “icon” of civil rights FFS?