‘Here’s A Nickel. Use It For A Kleenex’: Uber-Wealthy Martha’s Vineyard Mocked For Starting GoFundMe After Immigrants Arrive | Eastern North Carolina Now | Residents of Martha’s Vineyard, the wealthy leftist enclave where former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State John Kerry own palatial homes, started a GoFundMe fundraiser after 50 illegal immigrants were transported by Florida GOP Governor Ron DeSantis

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    Residents of Martha's Vineyard, the wealthy leftist enclave where former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State John Kerry own palatial homes, started a GoFundMe fundraiser after 50 illegal immigrants were transported by Florida GOP Governor Ron DeSantis to the doorstep of their "sanctuary city."

    They got mocked.

    One person donated $5 to the effort, then left this comment: "Lolz here's a nickel. Use it for Kleenex. Ron DeSantis you are a legend."

    Another person also donated $5 and echoed, "Oh how terrible, Martha's Vineyard liberals got a taste of what the states on the border experience every day. Just 0.0000000005% (est.) of what the southern border experiences and you all are calling Governor Ron inhumane. Isn't there room in your mansions for some people who need shelter and work?"

    The GoFundMe page stated, "Martha's Vineyard is a community of open-hearted individuals that view these migrants as people, not political pawns. However, the island is a resort community with only 20,000 year-round residents, and it already faces a shortage of affordable housing and off-season jobs."

    A Twitter account connected to the island wrote, "To our Island community, here is an update on current humanitarian crisis on Martha's Vineyard....we thank people for their continued help."

    "You can't make this stuff up," Townhall reporter Mia Cathell chimed in. "'URGENT PLEA'! The ultra-wealthy on Martha's Vineyard has launched a GoFundMe fundraiser, already raising over $36,000. Please help these struggling millionaires with multiple summer homes during this 'humanitarian crisis.'"

    Lisa Belcastro, coordinator for Martha's Vineyard homeless shelter Harbor Homes, said, "The difficult challenges are, we have, at some point in time they have to move from here to somewhere else. We cannot, we don't have the services to take care of 50 immigrants, and we certainly don't have housing. We're in a housing crisis as we are on this island. And we don't, we can't house everyone here that lives here and work here. We don't have housing for 50 more people."

    Columnist T. Becket Adams quipped: "lol a martha's vineyard gofundme. now i've seen everything."

    GOP consultant Matt Whitlock added: "Is Babylon Bee just scripting real life now? If Martha's Vineyard needs a gofundme to deal with 50 migrants how do you think border towns with much less money who experience 10x that number every day are coping? When do we all just acknowledge Biden's disastrous policies?"

    Despite the wealthy residents' protestations of compassion for the immigrants, within one day Governor Charlie Baker activated up to 125 National Guard members to clear the immigrants off of the island. They were then herded onto buses to head for a military base.


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In what may be the most divisive period in modern American History, even more divisive than the turbulent sixties due to today's lack of patriotism, consider what are the major catalysts causing so much of this calamity of conflict, and vote: What most instigates the division of America, on this day September 20, 2022?
  Racism within our society
  Sex realignment to the detriment of our society.
  Biden /Harris Wide Open Southern Border Policy for the Demographic Upheaval of OUR Constitutional Republic
  Rampant Crime in Democratic controlled cities, and the possible contagion elsewhere
  Covid Pandemic, and its mishandling at the political, and bureaucratic levels.
  The unresolved questions /allegation regarding the flawed 2020 General Election
  January 6th Riot or "Armed Insurrection", depending upon patriotic perspective
  Joe Biden as Divisive Leader; Ineffective and Corrupt Executive
  Failed Education Industry, from an overall perspective, regarding all levels of education.
  Propagandistic Media in complete conflict with the First Amendment's guarantee of Freedom of Speech, and the awesome responsibility of a Free Press..
  "Orangeman Bad!"
  Bureaucracy rushing to a behemoth size, its unjustified expense, and far too often overreach.
  The Weaponized Deep State for political purposes
  A secular ambivalence to all that is real.
  Record number of overdose deaths from opioids and now Fentanyl
  Biden Administration's disastrous Foreign Policy
  Bidenflation /supply chain failure inevitably evolving into stagflation and recession.
  "Ultra MAGA Extremists" freely speaking louder AND LOUDER!
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Inarguably, the policies of the Democrats in congress and Joe Biden as the Executive is plunging the United States into a recession, if we are not already there; a recession that was completely avoidable. Will abrupt changes in policies occur in time?
  Yes, the Democrats have a bold plan, yet to be revealed, to save us.
  No, there will have to be a complete undoing of the damage done by these Democrats.
  I can't do simple math, so how am I to understand the concept of basic economics.
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