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President Trump continues making strides to reach across party lines, as he made a phone call to a terminally ill man whose sister is a Democratic councilwoman.

Given only six months to live, Jay Barrett had a big request on his bucket list: a gesture from President Trump. Suffering with cystic fibrosis, Barrett “began palliative care for his cystic fibrosis last week at the home of his sister, West Haven city Councilwoman Bridgette Hoskie (D),” according to The Hill.

Barrett was shocked when he was put in contact with both Eric Trump and HUD official Lynne Patton on Monday, his first day home from the hospital. Barrett said Patton “hit me up on Instagram — it’s pretty incredible.”

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Receiving a call from around 7:45, Barrett said that Eric Trump told him he would be receiving a special gift from his father. “He told me they’re pulling for me and praying,” Barrett said about his phone conversation.

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According to New Haven Register Patton and Barrett connected on Facebook where she said, “Done. Just spoke to Eric Trump and he has a signed gift from his father especially for Jay. And trust me, Trump doesn’t sign much anymore now that he’s POTUS, so this is very special.”

Barrett was in for the surprise of a lifetime when President Trump called him on Tuesday.

“Mr. President, through thick and thin, you know there’s been a lot of thicks, and there’s been a lot of thins, I support you,” Barrett told the President. Trump told Barrett he was a “champ” and, “You’re my kind of man, Jay. … I’m very proud of you. I’ll talk to you again, Jay, OK? You keep that fight going. We both fight.”

The exchange is all thanks to Barrett’s “100% Democrat” sister Bridgette Hoskie who started a Facebook campaign to get brother an encounter with President Trump.

The social media plea from Hoskie that started as a secret said, “please log onto whitehouse.gov and send a request to the president asking him to contact my brother. He loves Trump and it’s on his bucket list. He’s currently in Yale’s ICU so this happening would be amazing. Use your info and my brothers in the message.”

The bipartisan campaign quickly went viral and reached its way to the White House resulting in a call from the President and a happy Jay Barrett.

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Michael Bloomberg Insulted the Intelligence of American Farmers in 2016

The metropolitan elite claims anyone can be a farmer. But not a coder.

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Michael Bloomberg spoke of American terms in dismissive terms in 2016, claiming that they performed simple and easy labor and stating that they could not perform a computer coder’s job.

I could teach anybody – even people in this room, no offense intended – to be a farmer,” Bloomberg said at Oxford University’s Said School of Business. “It’s a process. You dig a hole, you put a seed in, you put dirt on top, add water, up comes the corn. You could learn that.

Anyone with a passing familiarity of agriculture could quite easily debunk Bloomberg’s reaching oversimplification. Farming is an ancient trade that involves generations of wisdom, requiring knowledge of planting practices, soil quality, and yield estimates, not mentioning the additional discipline of animal husbandry.

Not satisfied with his first display of white collar elitism, Bloomberg went on to slight manufacturing workers and tradesmen.

Then we had 300 years of the industrial society. You put the piece of metal in the lathe, you turn the crank in direction of an arrow, and you can have a job.

It’d probably be pretty funny to see the Wall Street investment banker and former New York City mayor work as a machinist for a day.

He went on to clarify that working as a coder represents the peak utilization of human intellectual capacity.

He said programming is “fundamentally different, because it’s built around replacing people with technology and the skill sets you need to learn are how to think and analyze and that is a whole degree level different, you need to have different skill set. You have to have a lot more gray matter.

Computer programming does provide great utility to society, as do farmers and welders. Bloomberg seems inherently ignorant of the benefits different skill sets provide to America.

Considering he’s trying to buy the presidency, Bloomberg nominally hopes to win states with large rural populations such as Ohio and Pennsylvania in 2020. If so, he’s probably hoping his dismissive remarks will go straight down the memory hole with his widely unpopular stop-and-frisk policies as mayor.

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