Gimme your lunch money, or I'll beat you up! Gimme $1000 a week, or I'll burn down your store! Gimme $5,000,000,000 for a wall or I'll shut down the government! It's extortion. | Offering something temporary for something permanent, isn't a proposal. It's a con. | Offering something back that you've taken away, isn't a proposal. It's blackmail.