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No Safe Space Here: Guy Lets the Climate Change Gang Have It, Big Time

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Members of the climate change group that aggravated so many in London this past week, Extinction Rebellion, were also in San Francisco bothering people there.

They were demonstrating outside of the University of San Francisco campus on Gates Avenue, holding a banner across the street and holding hands, blocking traffic going both ways and preventing people from getting by or going to work.

Needless to say, it didn’t make some folks happy. Not to mention what sense does it make to stall traffic when you claim you are fighting carbon emissions so that you make more?

Well, one guy was not happy he couldn’t get to work and he made his feelings known.

Warning for offensive language:

you have officially left the safe space pic.twitter.com/KKg4ZwO1BP

— TyIer (@tyIerzilla) October 18, 2019

The man, who was wearing medical scrubs, grabbed their banner and tossed it over the fence. He then yelled at them saying he had to get to work.

Here’s another angle, showing more of what happened.

Hah. This is so good dude, I’m so glad to see the view from below. pic.twitter.com/XuMavivG4q

— Micah|Micycle 🎃 (@Micycle444) October 19, 2019

The folks who took that video watching from above cheered the man.

About nine million have already shared the first video and there isn’t a lot of sympathy for the Extinction Rebellion folks who’ve managed to tick off most people everywhere.

Twitchy caught some of the responses.

Beyond that is a form of tyranny! I decide something is a problem and what has to be done to fix it and everyone else is going to do as I decide or I will interrupt their lives! This thinking is how tyrants use useful idiots to place them in power!

— Indy Visualist (@IVisualist) October 19, 2019

The guy could be a surgeon on his way to an open chest heart surgery. Patients could be literally dying waiting for him to show up and save their lives. I would be mad too.

— Artifical AI (@AiArtifical) October 19, 2019

I’ve watched this like 15 times and I love it more every time I watch it.

— Cody Lockhart (@lockhart_uk) October 18, 2019

This may win funniest video of the week. I'm crying 😆

— Turkalicious (@OU_TURK) October 19, 2019

this man is awesome..

— Democracy? wtf.. (@Democracy_wtf) October 18, 2019

It says a lot when even in San Francisco, the climate change gang’s antics are not welcome.

The post No Safe Space Here: Guy Lets the Climate Change Gang Have It, Big Time appeared first on RedState.

California Governor Gavin Newsom Pardons Three Convicted Immigrants To Protect Them From Deportation

Why do so many Democrats seem to care more about immigrants than the safety of American citizens?

California’s Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom has just pardoned three convicted immigrant criminals.

Just to protect them from being deported.

FOX News reports:

California governor pardons 3 convicted immigrants to help block deportations

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday he’s pardoning three immigrants who’ve been convicted of crimes as part of an effort to protect them from deportation to their home countries.

The three men — originally from El Salvador, Iran and Cambodia — broke the law as teens or young adults, served their sentences and have taken steps to rehabilitate themselves, the governor’s office said.

But Newsom’s pardons do not completely shield the men from deportation. The move instead erases the mens’ criminal records to prevent past offenses from being considered in their deportation cases. All three men live in Los Angeles County and were brought to the U.S. legally as children, the governor’s office said.

“The Governor regards clemency as an important part of the criminal justice system that can incentivize accountability and rehabilitation, increase public safety by removing counterproductive barriers to successful reentry, and correct unjust results in the legal system,” a news release said.

The governor, a Democrat, pardoned 38-year old Victor Ayala, who in 2001 at age 21 was convicted of felony robbery and sentenced to probation for pushing a security guard while shoplifting from an electronics store, The Sacramento Bee reported. He also had four prior misdemeanor convictions for theft and a hit-and-run in which no one suffered injuries, Los Angeles’ KTLA-TV reported.

Is it any wonder why so many people are fighting to recall him as governor?

I support the Recall of California Governor ⁦@GavinNewsomhttps://t.co/oljrSmupO5

— Rob Schneider (@RobSchneider) October 17, 2019

Tomorrow, October 16, 2019 between 4:00 pm-7:00 pm, come sign the petitions to RECALL Governor Gavin Newsom!

Bring your friends!

Location is:
43 E. Huntington Drive, Suite "C"
Arcadia, CA 91006#Brink4Assembly#RecallGavinNewsom#ArcadiaCA pic.twitter.com/i6zKLKK0KE

— Burton Brink for State Assembly (@LASDBrink) October 16, 2019

Letter from HUD Secretary Ben Carson, to Gavin Newsom and the Mayor of Sacramento. The most eloquently written version of the middle finger to Newsom and the Democrats, we have seen yet.

Make sure you sign the recall petition for removing Gavin Newsom. #CAG pic.twitter.com/vjf4cwcAhA

— 🇺🇸Libertarian for Trump 2020🇺🇸 (@Libertarian4DJT) October 19, 2019

California is a mess.

Newsom deserves to be recalled.

Cross posted from American Lookout.

The post California Governor Gavin Newsom Pardons Three Convicted Immigrants To Protect Them From Deportation appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Stelter Tries Jedi Mind Trick on #ExposeCNN Tapes -- 'No There There'

CNN media correspondent Brian Stelter completely dismissed the Project Veritas tapes exposing CNN in a podcast with Charles Sykes of the Trump-hating site The Bulwark. Stelter touted CNN spokesman Matt Dornic simply tweeting "Yawn" in reaction. "I don't think O'Keefe has published anything surprising or newsworthy," he claimed. "There's no there there to the claims O'Keefe is promoting."

Astros top Yankees 6-4 to win ALCS, advance to World Series

The Houston Astros are moving on to the World Series after eliminating the New York Yankees with a 6-4 victory Saturday night in Houston in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series.

Mexican Army Reinforcements Arrive in Culiacan, Sinaloa

The government of Mexico deployed 230 Mexican Army Special Forces personnel who arrived in Culiacán, Sinaloa, on Friday night in response to cartel violence that broke out throughout the city on Thursday afternoon. The deployment of additional security elements resulted from a cartel rampage that exploded in Culiacán after the capture of the son of the notorious and imprisoned drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. The Mexican government released the drug lord’s son after security forces became overwhelmed by the cartel response.

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Mexican troops arrive at a military base in Culiacan, Mexico, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019.

Trump: Hillary Clinton 'Crazy' to Claim Tulsi Gabbard Is Russia's 'Favorite'

President Donald Trump slammed failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for claiming, without evidence, that 2020 White House hopeful Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) is "the favorite of the Russians."

Trump Calls Out Crazy Hillary

President Donald Trump slammed failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for claiming, without evidence, that 2020 White House hopeful Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) is "the favorite of the Russians."

Here We Go… Angry Gender Studies Professor Blames Trump for Black Women Being Obese (VIDEO)

A 2012 study published in Common Health magazine reported, “No population in the United States has a higher obesity rate than African American women, four out of five of whom are overweight or obese, according to a 2012 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.”

Obviously, there is no correlation between obesity, black women and Trump.

But it doesn’t matter.

Rutgers gender studies professor, Brittany Cooper, when speaking to a group of black women on Oprah Winfrey Network’s “Black Women OWN the Conversation,” made the claim that it was President Trump who was making black women fat.

Brittany Cooper, “We are living in the Trump era. And look, those policies kill our people. You can’t get access to good health care, good insurance.”

Via National File:

“I hate when people talk about Black women being obese. I hate it, because it becomes a way to blame us for a set of conditions that we didn’t create.” – @ProfessorCrunk.

Watch full episodes of #BlackWomenOWN the Conversation and more on the OWN app or https://t.co/NeZ9hnezAR. pic.twitter.com/pRKukjqbnV

— Black Women OWN the Conversation (@BlackWomenOWN) September 16, 2019

 

 

The post Here We Go… Angry Gender Studies Professor Blames Trump for Black Women Being Obese (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Trump now says his Doral resort will not host G-7 after two days of harsh criticism

President Donald Trump on Saturday night bowed to strong criticism and dramatically reversed his decision to have his Miami golf resort host next year's G-7 summit.

Pelosi, other US lawmakers arrive in Jordan for meetings on Syria

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers announced late Saturday U.S. time that they had arrived in Jordan for meetings with King Abdullah II and other officials regarding the situation in Syria.

Jury in Video Journalist Trial Views Clip of Abortionist Lunching While Discussing Baby Organs

The jury in the Planned Parenthood video trial viewed a clip of Dr. Nucatola lunching while discussing harvesting baby body parts.

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The jury in the Planned Parenthood video trial viewed a clip of Dr. Nucatola lunching while discussing harvesting baby body parts.

Lindsey Graham: If We Pull Troops from Northern Syria Then We Will Have Another 9-11 Attack (VIDEO)

Lindsey Graham joined Judge Jeanine Pirro on Saturday Night on Justice with Judge Jeanine to discuss the situation in northeastern Syria.

During the conversation Senator Graham told Judge Jeanine that we can expect another 9-11 style attack if we leave northern Syria.

Judge Jeanine: How long should we be there? Senator, how long should we be there?

Lindsey Graham: The day ISIS surrenders call me. We should be there as long as there’s a threat. I’m not asking for an endless war, Judge. I’m just trying to be smart here…

Judge Jeanine: So how long have the Kurds and the Turks been fighting?

Lindsey Graham: Well, do you remember 9-11? Yeah, how long has it been? Yeah, Ok! I think you do. Let me tell you what’s coming our way… Our footprint in Syria is about 1,000. Here’s what you have to recognize. If you ignore the Mideast, it won’t ignore you. September the 10th 2001 we didn’t have any soldiers in Afghanistan, not a dime of aid to the country, not even an embassy. We got attacked anyway.

So if we pull our few hundred troops out of northern Syria then we’re going to have another 9-11 style attack?
Really?

Via Justice with Judge Jeanine:

The post Lindsey Graham: If We Pull Troops from Northern Syria Then We Will Have Another 9-11 Attack (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Stunning: Only Andrew Yang and Marianne Williamson Defend Tulsi Gabbard from Hillary’s Wacky ‘Russian Asset’ Charges – Rest of 2020 Democrats Are Silent!

Bitter twice-failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has accused Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of being a “Russian asset” who is being “groomed” for a third-party run to help President Donald Trump win re-election.

On Friday afternoon, Rep. Gabbard responded to the slander, referring to the former First Lady as “Queen of the Warmongers” and “embodiment of corruption.” She also challenged Clinton to join the race.

“Great! Thank you @HillaryClinton . You, the queen of warmongers, embodiment of corruption, and personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party for so long, have finally come out from behind the curtain. From the day I announced my candidacy, there has been a concerted campaign to destroy my reputation. We wondered who was behind it and why. Now we know — it was always you, through your proxies and powerful allies in the corporate media and war machine, afraid of the threat I pose. It’s now clear that this primary is between you and me. Don’t cowardly hide behind your proxies. Join the race directly.”

Great! Thank you @HillaryClinton. You, the queen of warmongers, embodiment of corruption, and personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party for so long, have finally come out from behind the curtain. From the day I announced my candidacy, there has been a …

— Tulsi Gabbard (@TulsiGabbard) October 18, 2019

… powerful allies in the corporate media and war machine, afraid of the threat I pose.

It’s now clear that this primary is between you and me. Don’t cowardly hide behind your proxies. Join the race directly.

— Tulsi Gabbard (@TulsiGabbard) October 18, 2019

Following the outbursts Hillary Clinton pulled out of an event next week that included Tulsi Gabbard.

And more telling is that of all of the Democrats running this year for president only Andrew Yang and Maryanne Williamson defended Tulsi Gabbard from Hillary’s outrageous attacks.

Tulsi Gabbard deserves much more respect and thanks than this. She literally just got back from serving our country abroad.

— Andrew Yang🧢 (@AndrewYang) October 19, 2019

And Maryanne Williamson also defended Tulsi from the Democrat establishment.

The Democratic establishment has got to stop smearing women it finds inconvenient! The character assassination of women who don’t toe the party line will backfire. Stay strong @TulsiGabbard . You deserve respect and you have mine.

— Marianne Williamson (@marwilliamson) October 19, 2019

The rest of the 2020 Democrats are too afraid to speak out against Hillary and the Democrat establishment.
That says a lot.

The post Stunning: Only Andrew Yang and Marianne Williamson Defend Tulsi Gabbard from Hillary’s Wacky ‘Russian Asset’ Charges – Rest of 2020 Democrats Are Silent! appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Biden Receives Endorsement from Senator Most Remembered for Being the Other Half of Ted Kennedy’s ‘Waitress Sandwich’

Joe Biden-Caricature by DonkeyHotey, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0/Original

 

We’ve become so focused on former Vice President Joe Biden’s Ukrainian issues, we’ve forgotten all about his inability to keep his hands off of women.

On Friday, Biden received the endorsement of former Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-CT).

.@SenChrisDodd endorses Joe Biden for president https://t.co/ciwYsoxYqO pic.twitter.com/b59o9LTAvM

— Hartford Courant (@hartfordcourant) October 18, 2019

Aside from the Dodd-Frank Act, Dodd is best remembered for being the other half of Ted Kennedy’s infamous “waitress sandwich.”

The Hartford Courant’s Kevin Rennie explains:

One night three decades ago, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. D-Mass., and his admiring protege Sen. Christopher J. Dodd, D-Conn., reportedly took their dates to a fancy Washington, D.C., restaurant, La Brasserie. Plenty of alcohol had been consumed.

When the meal was coming to an end, the two women accompanying the senators repaired to the ladies’ room. A waitress, Carla Gaviglio, was summoned to the private dining room by two members of the world’s most deliberative body.

In a lightning strike, Kennedy allegedly picked up Gaviglio and threw her on the table, knocking plates and other items to the floor. He reportedly lifted her up again and put her on top of Dodd, who was seated in a chair. Kennedy then engaged in an attack that continued until another employee entered the room and joined Gaviglio in screaming, causing others to enter the room.

Oh, those high-spirited U.S. senators. They had gone out on the town in our nation’s capital and created a new dish, the waitress sandwich.

Leave it to Biden to win this coveted endorsement.

And no, neither Sen. Kennedy nor Sen. Dodd faced any consequences for this assault. The world was a different place in 1985.

It seems entirely appropriate that Chris "Waitress Sandwich" Dodd would back Biden, and that Creepy Uncle Joe would welcome the endorsement.https://t.co/07O46NZtRc

— Furumaru Matsu (@FrederickLittl3) October 18, 2019

The post Biden Receives Endorsement from Senator Most Remembered for Being the Other Half of Ted Kennedy’s ‘Waitress Sandwich’ appeared first on RedState.

Kamala Insists to Anderson Coooper that Rudy Giulani Has ‘Broken Many Laws.’ But Then Something Hilariously Stops Her in Her Tracks.

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Politics, like high school, is frequently subject to fads.

One of the most prominent as of late, it seems, is to make gigantic claims with no ability — or even attempt — to back them up.

And in a Friday interview on CNN, Kamala Harris was one of the cool kids.

Speaking to Anderson Cooper, the California senator asserted Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani has “broken many laws.”

Okay — big, bold statement. You’ve got your work cut out for ya, K.

Go ahead and list ’em…

Kamala?

Kamala??

Yo???

Kamala Harris claims that Rudy Giuliani has "broken many laws"

CNN's Anderson Cooper asks her what laws he has broken

Harris responds: "Well, I, I, I don't know" pic.twitter.com/N2dUg7b2av

— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) October 19, 2019

On Anderson 360, she was asked about reports indicating Rudy’s the subject of federal investigation over his Ukraine business dealings following the arrest of two men with whom he’s purportedly connected.

Kamala:

“[Rudy] has clearly broken many laws.”

Anderson:

“What are the specific laws you believe Giuliani has broken or may have broken?”

Ready for this?

Here ya go:

“Well, I, I, I don’t know. We’re going to find out.”

Clearly.

After a pause, she provided a statement of conjecture that included the words “think,” “perhaps,” “may,” and “wonder.”

And in case you’re wondering, Kamala’s entirely correct — in politics, “We’re going to find out” is a perfectly acceptable answer to, “What are you talking about?”

Though, “what she’s talking about” may soon dip a smidge in the area of supreme importance — as per RealClearPolitics, she’s averaging a 5.4% support.

But she’s trying to make more noise, recently by calling for Twitter to ban President Trump.

Nicely done — that’s a cool-kids kind of thing, too.

If you can’t win, at least you can lose in style.

-ALEX

 

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The post Kamala Insists to Anderson Coooper that Rudy Giulani Has ‘Broken Many Laws.’ But Then Something Hilariously Stops Her in Her Tracks. appeared first on RedState.

Doral, here we come

(Paul Mirengoff)

The next G-7 summit, which is due to be held in the U.S., will take place at Doral, the luxury resort Trump owns in Florida. It was the decision to hold the summit there that Mick Mulvaney was explaining and defending before he unwisely decided to spar with reporters over the temporary withholding of aid to Ukraine.

According to Mulvaney, Doral was added to the list of about a dozen facilities for consideration at Trump’s suggestion. The decision as to which facility on the list to select was made by a White House team after visiting and analyzing each facility.

Mulvaney said that Doral will host the G-7 at cost. In other words, Doral will make no profit off of the event. If the White House is true to its word, the participating nations, and presumably the media outlets that cover the conference, will save a fair amount of money.

Democrats and their media pals are blasting Trump for this decision. They have not demonstrated, however, that Doral will make money or that there was an available alternative facility that would have been as desirable as Doral in terms of accommodations, location, etc.

During the Mulvaney presser, reporters complained that even if Doral doesn’t make a profit, holding the G-7 there will enhance Trump’s “brand” or at least make it more visible. I doubt it. Trump’s brand is about as visible as it can get. The public’s view of the Trump brand — whether positive or negative — is surely fixed by now.

If he’s not gaining monetarily or image-wise, why did Trump recommend Doral as a possible venue for the G-7 meeting? I can think of two reasons in addition to Doral’s merit, both of which might well have been in his mind.

First, he’s proud of Doral and wants to show it off to world leaders. Second, he wants to say “f-you” to his critics.

The fallback position of these critics is that, although Trump may not profit from the use of Doral, his decision gives the appearance of impropriety. To be sure, Trump has never worried about appearing to act improperly.

But if Trump won’t profit from the decision — if all he gains is a little of personal satisfaction — I don’t see why there’s even an appearance of impropriety.

Van Jones Slams Hillary Clinton for Attacking Tulsi Gabbard with 'Disinformation'

Van Jones slams HIllary Clinton for suggesting that Democrat presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard is a Russian Asset. "She's playing a very dangerous game. Hillary Clinton, if you're concerned about this information and to spread disinformation, that is what just happened."

Trump: Doral Resort will No Longer Host G-7 Summit

President Trump announced Saturday evening that Trump National Doral Miami will no longer host next year's G-7 summit.

White House Announces That Trump Doral Resort Will Host G7 Summit In 2020

President Trump announced Saturday evening that Trump National Doral Miami will no longer host next year's G-7 summit.

Marianne Williamson Defends Tulsi Gabbard: Democrats 'Smearing Women it Finds Inconvenient'

Marianne Williamson defended fellow White House hopeful Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) after former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accused her, without evidence, of being a "Russian asset."

Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson speaks during the 2020 Public Service Forum hosted by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) at UNLV on August 3, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nineteen of the 24 candidates running for the Democratic party's 2020 presidential nomination are addressing union members in a state with one of the largest organized labor populations in the United States. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson speaks during the 2020 Public Service Forum hosted by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) at UNLV on August 3, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nineteen of the 24 candidates running for the Democratic party's 2020 presidential nomination are addressing union members in a state with one of the largest organized labor populations in the United States. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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President Trump announced Saturday night that his administration would no longer consider his personal resort in Doral, Florida to host the 2020 G-7 summit in Miami, and suggested he might consider Camp David. 

Watch: Amazing Video of Coach Stopping Gunman In School, Hugging Him

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Back in May, there was a story about how a football coach at the Parkrose High School in Oregon stopped a troubled young man with a gun at the school.

But now, KOIN 6 News has released video of the event, showing just how dramatic the situation was and how lucky everyone involved was that that coach was there and did what he did to stop the young man.

The student, Angel Granados-Diaz, was 18 and he brought a shotgun into a classroom at the school.

The coach, Keanon Lowe, who doubled as a security guard, had been called to the building to find Granados-Diaz.

He then tells what happened next.

“I walk in there, I get to the classroom, I’m in the classroom for 15, 20 seconds — you know, I ask the teacher, ‘Is the student here?’”

Granados-Diaz was only steps away with the shotgun tucked under his coat.

“The door opens — I’m within arm’s length of the door, about 3 feet away from the door, and there’s a kid with a gun, a shotgun,” Lowe said. “In a fraction of a second, I analyzed everything really fast,” he said. “I saw the look in his face, look in his eyes, looked at the gun, realized it was a real gun and then my instincts just took over.”

Lowe said running away never crossed his mind.

“I lunged for the gun, put two hands on the gun. He had his two hands on the gun and obviously the kids are running out of the classroom and screaming.”

Lowe handed off the gun to another teacher and then held the student in a hug, both to control him and to soothe him. “I felt compassion for him; a lot of times, especially when you’re young, you don’t realize what you’re doing until it’s over,” Lowe explained.

Meanwhile the other students ran and police started to flood into the school looking for the the man with the gun.

Here are the videos showing it as it happened.

The gunman entering the hallway with the shotgun and the coach entering the hallway unaware the gunman is there.

Coach Keanon Lowe and Parkrose High School gunman Angel Granados-Diaz had earlier close encounter https://t.co/xJzxq5jcwq pic.twitter.com/Sv44fu8FRS

— Dan Tilkin (@DanTilkinKOIN6) October 19, 2019

You can see Coach Keanon Lowe walk down a hallway and the gunman follows him seconds later. https://t.co/QycIhiRqSS pic.twitter.com/cQZf1dJfLI

— Dan Tilkin (@DanTilkinKOIN6) October 19, 2019

Lowe comes upon the gunman, grabs the gun and then passes it off to another teacher as Lowe hugs the student.

Breaking News: video of Coach Keanon Lowe disarming Parkrose High School gunman Angel Granados-Diaz. More to come. pic.twitter.com/d7wK9ES6zi

— Dan Tilkin (@DanTilkinKOIN6) October 19, 2019

Kids run for their lives, Police looking for the gunman.

Police searched the hallways of Parkrose high school for the gunman. Coach Keanon Lowe had already taken the gun away https://t.co/Dxw1oA44tb pic.twitter.com/clXBs4M8nl

— Dan Tilkin (@DanTilkinKOIN6) October 19, 2019

It turned out that the gun only had one bullet and they believe the student planned to kill himself.

He got a sentence of 36 months probation for unlawful possession of a firearm in the school and another count of unlawfully having it in public.

Pretty amazing and thank God for Coach Lowe.

The post Watch: Amazing Video of Coach Stopping Gunman In School, Hugging Him appeared first on RedState.

ABC’s Matthew Dowd attacks Megyn Kelly, makes a fool of himself (repeatedly)

Matthew Dowd is a partisan political analyst at ABC News who routines spouts his woke wisdom on Twitter. Today, Dowd decided to dismissively attack Megyn Kelly and wound up getting hammered by her and then ratioed, more than once. It started with a tweet that he has since deleted. Here’s a screenshot:

Putting Lauer, who has been accused of rape, in the same basket with Kelly seems pretty dumb. Kelly pointed out she has been one of the people speaking for women who have been victimized by guys like Lauer.

Yes, I could just sit back and “enjoy my money,” @matthewjdowd, but instead I’ve chosen to speak up for women being harassed and abused who have been muzzled by NDAs. Sorry you find that so annoying. https://t.co/Fy86s5QTsF

— Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) October 19, 2019

Dowd decided he could self-rescue with another tweet:

Megyn, i am all for that, and if you read my feed you would know that. However, did you stand up for Christine Blasey Ford, Anita Hill, and all the accusers of President Trump? Also, i know you are blasting NBC, but i don’t see you saying much about Fox.

— Matthew Dowd (@matthewjdowd) October 19, 2019

There are a few problems with this tweet. For starters, Kelly would have been in college during the Anita Hill hearings. Asking if she stood up for Anita makes about as much sense as asking Dowd if he stood up for Mary Jo Kopechne.

As for Christine Blasey Ford, her own best friend didn’t stand up for her, despite pressure to do so. Maybe that fact should matter just a bit to an ABC political analyst?

Also, Dowd seems to have completely missed that Kelly attacked Trump’s behavior toward women more directly than most reporters in 2016. A lot of people on the right still hate Kelly for the question she asked Trump at one of the GOP debates. That question later prompted Trump to say Kelly had “blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her…wherever.” In fact, Dowd’s own network put together a highlight reel of the feud between Trump and Kelly back in October 2016 (see below). I guess Dowd missed it.

Kelly continued to criticize Trump in 2017 for offering an opinion about Al Franken. Suffice it to say that Kelly has criticized Trump’s behavior toward women a lot. And yet, that’s still not the dumbest thing in Dowd’s tweet. The dumbest thing is his claim that Kelly has blasted NBC but “I don’t see you saying much about Fox.” Here’s Kelly’s response:

.@matthewjdowd – umm, there is a whole movie about me standing up for the women at Fox. & I put Trump accusers on the air. Also my job as a reporter was not to “stand up” for Blasey-Ford. It was to report fairly on her w/o taking a side. You should try it sometime. https://t.co/lLnOCSrm0I

— Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) October 19, 2019

Kelly is referring to the new film Bombshell in which she’s played by Charlize Theron. Since we know Dowd doesn’t pay attention to his own network, maybe he read the NY Times, which published this back in 2016 about Kelly’s role in taking down Ailes:

It is no secret that Megyn Kelly played a role in Roger Ailes’s ouster as the chief executive of Fox News after she, and others, accused him of sexual harassment.

But in her new book, “Settle For More,” which will be released on Tuesday, Ms. Kelly, the Fox News anchor, suggests that by making her allegations known to 21st Century Fox — in a phone call to Lachlan Murdoch, the executive chairman — she may have ensured that the investigation into Mr. Ailes’s behavior was a genuine one that he was not able to impede.

Again, you don’t have to like Kelly to recognize that claiming she hasn’t said much about sexual harassment at Fox is just stupid. She literally wrote a book about it. After getting ratioed by people pointing out how wrong he is, Dowd finally decided to tap out with this tweet:

Megyn, i wish you well. I would put my objectivity up against yours any day of the week. You worked at Fox News.

— Matthew Dowd (@matthewjdowd) October 19, 2019

Dowd should really look up the word objectivity in the dictionary because I’m not sure he knows what it means. To be objective is to lack a bias in your reporting. We’ve just seen a display of Dowd’s bias in action. For him, the fact that Kelly worked for Fox is literally the last word, the only thing that matters on this or any other topic. He doesn’t seem to be aware of any facts that contradict his preconceived view even though many other news outlets (including his own) have reported on Kelly’s battles with Trump, Ailes, etc. In short, he’s a hack and, based on this exchange, not a particularly bright one.

Here’s ABC News recounting of the Trump-Kelly feud from 2016:

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Barcelona mayor pleads for violence in Catalonia to stop amid pro-independence protests

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Bernie Sanders Rally: 'Lock Him Up' Chant Erupts as San Juan Mayor Attacks Trump

Chants of "lock him up" broke out as San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz trashed President Donald Trump at 2020 White House contender Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I-VT) Saturday rally in Queens, New York City. 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Rep. Paul Gosar: Trump was right to withdraw troops from Syria – We should protect US borders instead

I was one of 60 members of the House of Representatives to vote against the resolution condemning President Trump’s removal of American troops from the Syrian conflict zone. I did this because America simply has no business protecting the Turkish or Syrian borders – instead, we should refocus our efforts and energy to protect our own weak borders.

Tulsi Gabbard on Tucker: ‘I Stand Against Everything’ Hillary Represents

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Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Westerville, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

 

 

It’s a fight!

On Friday night, Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard stopped by to talk to Tucker Carlson on his ever-popular Fox show.

Tulsi had a lot to say — about everyone’s favorite 2016 apologist, Hillary Rodham You-Know-Who.

Though Republicans reportedly reign supreme in the crazy-conspiracy-theorist realm, Hillary’s clearly been (Alex) Jonesing for the throne.

Reasons for her electoral defeat have included Russia, racism, and — as I covered recently — 10-year-old children (here).

And amid a flurry of what some may call derangement, a snide snowflake has fallen: Clinton’s castigation of Tulsi as a “Russian asset.”

On former Obama advisor David Plouffe’s podcast earlier this week, the former First Lady said, “She’s the favorite of the Russians.”

Hillary claimed those Russians have a dadgum “bunch of sites and bots and other ways of supporting her so far.”

Tulsi hasn’t been a fan of such:

Great! Thank you @HillaryClinton. You, the queen of warmongers, embodiment of corruption, and personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party for so long, have finally come out from behind the curtain. From the day I announced my candidacy, there has been a …

— Tulsi Gabbard (@TulsiGabbard) October 18, 2019

… powerful allies in the corporate media and war machine, afraid of the threat I pose.

It’s now clear that this primary is between you and me. Don’t cowardly hide behind your proxies. Join the race directly.

— Tulsi Gabbard (@TulsiGabbard) October 18, 2019

While talking to Tucker, the candidate characterized Hillary’s opposition to her as — necessarily — also being against “every veteran in this country, every service member, every American, anyone watching at home fighting for peace and who was calling for an end to these regime change wars.”

When asked by Tucker why Hillary’s targeting her, Tulsi called out the erstwhile governor’s wife and told her, essentially, to step off:

“Ultimately she knows she can’t control me. I stand against everything that she represents and if I’m elected president. If I’m the Democratic nominee and elected president, she will not be able to control me. She won’t be able to manipulate me. She won’t be able to continue to work from behind the curtains, to continue these regime change wars that have been so costly.”


She’s certainly nodded to a blindingly obvious double standard, easily seen in light of the recent George W. Bush/Ellen hubbub (here). In the aftermath of Ellen and George yukkin’ it up, select public voices cried foul on social media, asserting Bush should be tried for war crimes. But the War in Afghanistan was greenlighted by the only branch that can do so, and it ain’t the Executive. Congress voted on war, and those “Yeas” included Joe Biden, Chuck Schumer, Dianne Feinstein, Harry Reid, and that great celebrity-endorsed paragon, Mrs. Bill Clinton herself.

Back to Tulsi on Tucker, the 2020 hopeful said the blood of her “brothers and sisters in uniform” who lost their lives in Iraq — in a “war she championed” — is “on her hands.”

Here’s a mouthful:

“[She’s attacking me] because I am standing up and speaking out strongly against the Hillary Clinton legacy, the warmongering legacy of waging these regime change wars, continuing to escalate these tensions between the United States, nuclear armed countries like Russia, China, this nuclear arms race bringing more profits to the military-industrial complex.”

In the words of Taylor Swift, we’ve got some bad blood.

-ALEX

 

Relevant RedState links in this article: here and here.

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Barbra Streisand Tweets Cartoon of Nancy Pelosi Impaling Trump to Death

Barbra Streisand jokes with President Barack Obama before she receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, during a ceremony in the East Room at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Barbra Streisand used to be known for her acting and her singing.

But in recent years, she’s been more in the news and more known for her intense hatred for President Donald Trump.

Like many among the Hollywood left, she suffers severe Trump Derangement Syndrome, even claiming that it was Trump’s fault she had gained weight after he won the presidency. She had promised that she would move to Australia or Canada if he won, but never went through with it.

But she went more than beyond the pale on Saturday, tweeting out a grisly cartoon of a huge pair of stilettos, one marked “Pelosi” which impaled Trump, with what appeared to be blood flowing out of his chest.

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— Barbra Streisand (@BarbraStreisand) October 19, 2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and the president were involved in a contentious meeting at the White House on Wednesday that she walked out of and over which she attacked Trump.

They’ll also been involved in an impeachment battle, with Pelosi trying to cater to her base by pushing impeachment but not holding a formal vote for an official inquiry and the White House calling it a sham and an illegitimate witch hunt.

Streisand has tweeted a lot of criticism of Trump in the past. Just the past couple of days she’s tweeted claiming he was unfit and posted another cartoon showing him crushed by a huge peach.

Every day now Trump demonstrates his unfitness to remain as president. https://t.co/e35ePyRjgs

— Barbra Streisand (@BarbraStreisand) October 17, 2019

One may argue about a narrow or broad impeachment resolution but Trump has committed multiple impeachable acts. https://t.co/jABlGwWuH4

— Barbra Streisand (@BarbraStreisand) October 19, 2019

Donald Trump, Jr. called Streisand out and also noted how the media wasn’t treating her violent cartoon the way they treated a meme video last week that showed a fake Trump shooting logos of news networks.

MSM media flipped out at that and tried to blame Trump for it, yet seem oddly quiet on Streisand’s post.

Looking forward to the media outrage like when someone shared a cartoon meme to 8 people depicting media violence. But seriously, who are we kidding? Their outrage only flows one way.

Barbra Streisand Shares Photo of Nancy Pelosi Killing Trump https://t.co/vIvBETq9Db

— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) October 19, 2019

Streisand’s post is also still up, apparently not sufficiently offensive to Twitter.

Double standards strike once again.

HT: Fox News

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Deadspin Interviews Rock Climber Who Sees Border Wall As 'Very Ugly Symbol'

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Cleaver: I Don't Want to Remove Trump from Twitter, It's Dangerous to Mess with the 1st Amendment

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Ocasio-Cortez: We Need a ‘Multigendered, Multigeographic’ United States

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Filmmaker Michael Moore speaks at a campaign rally of 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on October 19, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP) (Photo by JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 19: Filmmaker Michael Moore speaks at a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in Queensbridge Park on October 19, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City. This is Sanders' first rally since he paused his campaign for the nomination due to health problems. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

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Who needs women’s sports anyway?

With all of the debate currently raging around the issue of transgender women (men) taking part in competitive women’s sports these days, we should probably take time to get the actual female perspective on the issue. With that in mind, I would direct you to read this enlightening column from Libby Emmons at Spectator USA. Ms. Emmons brings the expected, empathetic point of view that such a complex question calls for, particularly when so many toxic males (such as yours truly) have been weighing in.

So what’s her conclusion? You women need to get off the fainting couch and deal with reality because let’s face it… “women suck at sports.”

It’s time for women to realize they’re just no good at sports. Women simply can’t compete. If they could, it wouldn’t be so easy for bigger, tougher, stronger, male-bodied competitors to trounce them. We’re seeing a revolution in women’s sports, and it’s not coming from the female-bodied competitors but their betters. Why else would women athletes be revolting?

Trans women athletes are fierce, formidable, and frankly better in all competitive categories except women’s gymnastics, and that’s only because that’s a sport that was dumbed down from the male version to be better suited to weaker bodies…

In rugby, weightlifting, cycling, and track and field, transgender athletes who were born male perform at higher levels than their female-bodied counterparts. Referees for women’s rugby in the United Kingdom can testify to how much better trans players are. Kelly Morgan, a trans woman who plays in the Welsh women’s league, is so powerful that, the club captain said, she once ‘folded an opponent “like a deckchair”’. As the injuries mount on the field, women should take note and give their spots on the team to the trans athletes that deserve them.

Okay, so this is a satire piece. (Oh, dear Lord… I certainly hope it was supposed to be satire.) But Emmons uses some heavily snark infested humor to point out some of the brutal realities women are dealing with in competitive sports in the face of the transgender woke revolution.

The author points out multiple studies showing that simply lowering the testosterone levels of biological males doesn’t eliminate their natural advantage over women in most competitive sports. She also cites a number of examples, many of which we’ve covered here, of top-level female competitors who have been sidelined by biological males “identifying” as women.

These examples are growing in number every month. They include the sports of weightlifting, cycling, rugby, track & field and others. But unlike most of us complaining about the unfair advantages on display and the danger to the future of competitive women’s sports without solutions, Emmons offers up a plan. She notes a recent study which found that women being given a ten-week course of testosterone cream were able to significantly increase their endurance and performance. And the treatment didn’t raise their testosterone levels above the five nanomoles per liter limit imposed by the International Olympic Committee for male-to-female transgender athletes.

But is that really the only answer? In order to compete as natural, biological women, they need to put unnatural hormones in their bodies just to be able to compete with men identifying as women? The long term health effects of such treatments are still not entirely understood, but that’s not really the point. This solution seeks to turn the female competitors into a version of what they’re currently battling against. Can’t we simply restrict competitive women’s sports to actual women, no matter how their bodies produce various hormones?

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Harold Finch Comments on a Tale of Two Pictures (Me, too)

Intrepid independent researcher @NameRedacted was suspended multiple times on Twitter for what amounted to hurting the feelings of leftists and challenging their blatant lies. In his final incarnation, he was “Harold Finch,” and after being suspended for the final time has subsequently moved to Telegram where he runs a repository consisting of important factoids, linked articles, and personal commentary available to the masses. He can be found here.

Sometimes his poignant commentary deserves a much wider audience, and San Fran Nan’s staged walkout of the meeting with President Trump the other day provided the impetus for this blast. I will add my own two cents at the end.

Before getting to our commentary, here is the what transpired at the meeting:

President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., heated up their ongoing war of words after a White House meeting on Syria devolved into name-calling and led to Democrats storming out, with both sides accusing the other of a “meltdown.” Pelosi, along with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., walked out of the meeting Wednesday afternoon, which had been intended to discuss the administration’s decision to pull troops out of northern Syria. That decision has sparked bipartisan criticism that the decision betrays the Kurds, while giving a boost to ISIS.

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham dismissed the [Democrat] reports about the meeting [Cvrk comment: they ran to the press microphones in a staged event after walking out of the meeting to spin it like they always do]:

“The President was measured, factual and decisive, while Speaker Pelosi’s decision to walk out was baffling, but not surprising,” Grisham said. “She had no intention of listening or contributing to an important meeting on national security issues. While democratic leadership chose to storm out and get in front of the cameras to whine, everyone else in the meeting chose to stay in the room and work on behalf of this country.”

Read the rest here. That pretty much says it all, but there are a couple pictures from the event that provide a lot more than simple context, as Harold Finch notes! Without further ado, here is his analysis….

This White House meeting that included hysterics by Nancy Pelosi can really be defined as a tale of two pictures. The first is unhinged Pelosi lecturing the man who writes the letters to the families of the fallen soldiers (the meetings centered on “Turkey and the Kurds”). Check out the first picture here:

Note carefully that her body language screams out of control, rude, and disrespectful. And Chuck Schumer smirking like a childish teenager watching the mouthy kid run her mouth at the Teacher. This is supposed to be a national security meeting on events in Syria. The Democrats are acting like they are the Commander in Chief berating an officer who is giving them advice they don’t want to hear. They’re drunk on Power. They’re demanding the President start a war with a NATO member and sacrifice our soldiers, all while they refuse to vote to authorize use of force much less vote to declare war on Turkey. That means this cry for war isn’t even a serious one. They don’t believe in it enough to hold a vote. They want President Trump to get into an ugly quagmire that bleeds us white to help them in 2020 election. They don’t care about Kurds. They CERTAINLY don’t care about American Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines.

Then there is the second picture which is QUITE a contrast!

In this picture, we have the President, the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Advisor, the Chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the House Minority Leader, and others. In this picture, the President’s body language says he rejects her attack and is insulted. You can see it in his face he is insulted. This man writes every letter to families of those Mil families who loved one’s life is lost. He sees their pain up close & face to face. Their lives matter to him. He’s sitting down. He’s not aggressive in posture, but he’s offended.

The Chairman of JCS is looking down ignoring Pelosi. See his shoulder? US Army Special Forces & Ranger Tabs. Chest full of medals. He doesn’t take her seriously. His hands clasped likely praying. This is serious business. Everyone on this side of the table is sober & here for serious business. No laughing. No mocking. No insults. The SECDEF is clearly tense, with hands clasped, lips parsed, and a stern brow. He’s seething mad but determined to hide it.

Here’s the whole picture for comparison purposes:

Everyone else on the President’s side of the table, including the House minority leader Kevin McCarthy, is embarrassed by and disgusted with Pelosi, Hoyer and Schumer. It’s clear the three of them never intended for this to be a good faith meeting. This was Pelosi threatening the President and he, his advisers, the Republicans, and the national security staff having none of their childishness. No one accepted the Democrats’ putting politics before America’s national security and the lives of our troops. The only skin in the game that the Democrats have is crass partisan politics; the lives of our troops are merely chess pieces in their quest for political power.

Here is a final picture, showing the President making a measured statement to the lesser-ranking Democrats who remained in the meeting.

This is the aftermath: when Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer and Steny Hoyer couldn’t force the Commander in Chief into a bloody quagmire in Syria a year before a presidential election, they threw a temper tantrum and stormed out.

Let me be blunt: the Democrats don’t give a flying f**k about America, our troops, the Kurds, or about YOU whom they are supposedly serving. The *ONLY* thing the Democrats care about is obtaining AND KEEPING political power AT ANY COST.

The moral of this sordid story is, Ddn’t ever let these dangerous people have power. It is CRITICAL to the safety of our nation that we take the House away from Pelosi &and further marginalize Chuck Schumer. You have a choice in 2020, America: a president and Congress who want the wars ended and the troops to come home, or a resident and congress who want endless wars and endless sacrifice of American lives to keep them in power. Choose wisely.

End of Finch’ commentary

A couple of points to add to Finch’s excellent synopsis:

  • San Fran Nan is concerned that pulling out 26 (!) special forces soldiers off the Syria-Turkey border is going to let ISIS back in the game? That’s laughable, particularly after her total silence during the years in which Obama allowed ISIS grow from nothing into a threat!
  • This isn’t the first time that they’ve pulled this stunt (running to a media microphone to spin a contentious meeting with @POTUS). This is what career politicians do; non-politicians and problem-solvers like @POTUS work through differences and deliver the goods!

Finally, here is the most accurate pictorial characterization of that White House meeting. Unbelievably spot on!

The end.

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Unhinged New York Couple Harasses Rand Paul in a California Restaurant

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Liberals have a bad habit of harassing GOP lawmakers.

This seemed to get worse after Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) endorsed the practice, telling people to “get up” in the faces of Trump officials and letting them know that they were “not welcome anywhere” wherever people saw them.

Many Trump officials and GOP lawmakers have since been harassed in restaurants and other locations including former Press Secretary Sarah Sanders and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY).

On Friday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and an aide were confronted by a New York couple while in a California restaurant for lunch. Paul was in the area promoting his book, “The Case Against Socialism.”

If there’s anyone who knows about the crazy folks on the left behaving badly toward him, it is certainly Rand Paul.

Paul has been shot at by a Bernie Bro at during the GOP baseball practice shooting, a shooting meant to take out GOP lawmakers where 4 were wounded including House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA). A crazy man threatened to hack him and his family to pieces. And he was tackled by his neighbor who seriously injured him, causing lung damage and breaking six of his ribs.

This time, it was only an unhinged person losing it verbally at him, fortunately. But still a truly unhinged moment.

Sergio Gor, Paul’s aide, tweeted out, “While having lunch with @RandPaul in California, we got verbally assaulted by these aggressive libs complaining about incivility. Check out the vid! #unhinged.”

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While having lunch with @RandPaul in California, we got verbally assaulted by these aggressive libs complaining about incivility. Check out the vid! #unhinged pic.twitter.com/IdOTdc3pOC

— Sergio Gor (@SergioGor) October 18, 2019

“You just ran into two people from New York, kiddo, and we’re not putting up with your Republican bulls–t,” the crazy lady says.

Paul tweeted out the video, noting, “The left blames incivility on @realDonaldTrump. Watch this video and decide who the rude ones are… ”

What makes people think acting like this is alright? Or that it’s going to convince anyone to her way of thinking?

She certainly doesn’t do the left any favors by showcasing this kind of behavior.

But at what point are the folks in power on the left going to condemn this, rather than encourage it?

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Why no peace?

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Obama Holdover and “Syrian Expert” Brett McGurk Lectures Trump on Decision to Pull Troops from Syria – Same Doofus Who Gave Iran Pallets of US Cash for Obama

Brett McGurk was out lecturing President Trump again this week on his decision to remove US troops from the Syrian cesspool.

McGurk went on with conspiracy theorist Rachel Maddow to whine about President Trump.

"I don't say this lightly, and I worked for two years in the Trump administration.
He doesn't know what he's doing or talking about.
He made this decision on Sunday night without any contingency plan for our troops on the ground." -Brett McGurk, former special presidential envoy pic.twitter.com/7v3Wla8k8d

— Maddow Blog (@MaddowBlog) October 17, 2019

Now here’s the rest of the story…
McGurk was a long-time Obama adviser on Iraq which turned out to be an historic failure and complete global disaster. The Middle East and Europe are still suffering following that foreign policy nightmare.

Obama appointed him to his ISIS ambassador after the Islamic State took over most of Syria and Iraq.

President Trump came in and whooped ISIS butt in the caliphate.

President Trump already leveled this clown in the past.

For all of the sympathizers out there of Brett McGurk remember, he was the Obama appointee who was responsible for loading up airplanes with 1.8 Billion Dollars in CASH & sending it to Iran as part of the horrific Iran Nuclear Deal (now terminated) approved by Little Bob Corker.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 24, 2018

As a reminder — Barack Obama sent the Khamenei regime a pallet of unmarked bills in the dead of night in exchange for US prisoners.

Obama also gave the killer regime billions of dollars to sign his junk nuclear deal.
It was one of the worst deals ever made.

The Iranian regime was so proud of themselves they posted the video.
The liberal media ignored this video from Iran.

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Report: De Blasio used City Hall staff on POTUS campaign

The press in New York City continues to pick through the carcass of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s failed presidential campaign and they’re still finding some interesting tidbits. (The national press isn’t showing much interest, likely because Hizzoner never got above zero percent in the polls.) One of the first things we learned was that the Mayor hired his son Dante and one of his college buddies to work on his staff as policy analysts, both earning an admirable salary.

That probably wasn’t illegal, but now the New York Post has come up with an even more intriguing report that’s a bit more dubious. Turns out that de Blasio was using his City Hall staff to do work benefitting his presidential campaign. The details of the work and the legality of such practices still need more study, however.

Mayor Bill de Blasio regularly used his City Hall staff to boost his 2017 re-election bid while state and federal authorities were investigating his campaign fundraising practices, according to internal emails released Thursday.

City rules prevent public employees from using their official time for political purposes. Yet over 205 pages of emails between the mayor and his two sets of staff, obtained through a Freedom of Information request and first reported by the Daily News, show that they routinely flouted those rules.

In the most glaring example happened in December 2016 when the mayor asked his campaign and City Hall staff to coordinate a meeting with a deep-pocketed donor — and then tried to rope a deputy mayor into the fundraising effort.

De Blasio’s office is defending the one incident highlighted in the report by saying there’s “nothing prohibiting the teams from coordinating on scheduling.” That may be true in theory, but they’re supposed to be doing it on their own time and not using taxpayer-funded computers and other resources to do it.

But even that part isn’t entirely clear. If we were talking about a federal official in the executive branch this would clearly fall under the Hatch Act. But since we’re talking about a municipal official and his staff engaged in campaigning for a federal office, the waters become a bit muddier. A spokesman for good government group Reinvent Albany was quoted as saying that de Blasio needed more of a “state versus church divide” to keep his campaign separate from his official duties and avoid the appearance of impropriety. But even they weren’t going far enough to say this was a violation of the law.

The press has landed an entire trove of emails between de Blasio and his two groups of staff members so I’m guessing this won’t be the last we’ll hear of this issue. One of his campaign staffers attempted to have the event mentioned above held at City Hall before someone put a collar on him and said that would cross the line. It’s difficult to imagine that more mistakes weren’t made over the course of the summer.

Is any of this really surprising? Bill de Blasio has been playing fast and loose with campaign finance laws since he first ran for office. He also plays serious hard-ball politics and his opponents all know it. Yet he always seems to get away with all of these hijinks, so why would he worry about issues like using his mayoral staff to do work on his POTUS campaign?

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Clinton Attack On Tulsi Gabbard Will Drive People To Trump Says Congressman

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard

 (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

The tangled web we weave is something to admire every once in a while.

As my colleague, Bonchie here at Red State wrote yesterday Hillary Clinton Attacks Tulsi Gabbard And Gets Absolutely Wrecked In Response it seems the lovely wife of Bill stepped in it. Badly.

Now, a fierce critic of Trump is saying that Hillary Clinton’s attack on Gabbard will help…..The Donald.

Say what?

According to the Washington Examiner

Rep. Justin Amash said that Hillary Clinton is helping President Trump’s chances at being reelected by calling 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard a “Russian asset.”

Amash, a 39-year-old Tea Party conservative who left the Republican Party over Trump, tweeted that Clinton’s comments were going to “drive many people into the arms of Donald Trump.”

“The thing we know for sure is that Hillary Clinton is a Donald Trump asset,” the Michigan congressman said late Friday night.

“Hillary does — and did — drive many people into the arms of Donald Trump. Her attack on Tulsi does likewise,” he continued. “In my district, Trump did worse than any Republican in modern times and still beat Clinton by a fair margin. Many Ds in the Midwest rejected her. I didn’t vote for either one.

Now, I have to scratch my head on this one and really think here. Hillary Clinton is a Donald Trump asset? Is this in the bearded Spock alternative universe on Star Trek?

Hillary Clinton attacked Tulsi without naming her but we know who she was talking about. Now, Hillary and Trump are not besties last time I checked. Tulsi and The Donald are also not on the same page on about 90% of things.

One of the few things that Gabbard and Trump have in common is that they have both spoken about America’s never-ending involvement in foreign conflicts and wanting to end them. I’m pretty sure that is also a stance that Amash has.

So people that are for Trump in that regard are already for Trump.

Tulsi Gabbard has garnered a lot of attention for this attack by Clinton and her well-crafted response to Hillary. I’m sure she will gain some new supporters, however, she is not going to be the Democratic nominee for President.

So unless she is, I don’t see how this drives people to Trump. Even then I still don’t see it.

People who dislike Hillary, dislike Hillary. I have seen no data that suggests that people voted for Trump just on the basis they hate Hillary. Trump won traditionally blue-collar states like Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin based on his take on how manufacturing jobs were going overseas or to Mexico. People disliking Hillary might have been a factor but it was a small one. The others who are just going to vote for a Republican over a Democrat are going to do that regardless. Just like they voted for Romney and McCain etc etc….

I know that I’m not a Washington D.C. insider so I’m going to have to have this conspiracy theory explained to me Seasme Street style because it is alluding me fiercely.

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Britain asks EU to postpone Brexit for third time after UK lawmakers delay vote on withdrawal deal

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, however, did not personally sign the letter requesting an extension.

Pakistan: Man gets five years prison for “hate speech” for criticizing “revered Muslim figures” on Facebook

Pakistan: Man gets five years prison for “hate speech” for criticizing “revered Muslim figures” on Facebook
“Prosecutor Munam Bashir Chaudhry told AFP Ali’s case is the first to be tried under a section of the cybercrime laws, which were passed in 2016, pertaining to hate speech.” Such laws are coming to the United States, courtesy of the Left. This article demonstrates that they are just a means by which Sharia blasphemy […]

Qantas completes first-ever nonstop flight connecting New York and Sydney - CNET

The 19-hour survey flight on a Boeing 787 is part of the airline's effort to launch the world's longest flights connecting Australia's east coast to both New York and London.

Bill Maher Offers Trump a Million-Dollar Bribe to Resign -- and More From 'Prickstarter'

Bill Maher closed Friday’s edition of Real Time by pleading with President Trump to take $1 million in cash and resign from office. After portraying the President as a “liar” and a swindler, Maher outlined an elaborate proposal to team up with celebrities and ordinary Trump-hating Americans to help him “go away,” in other words: resign.

WSJ: Trump Is Converting GOP to Populist, Pro-Employee Party

President Donald Trump is converting the former "country club" GOP party to the party of blue-collar America, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal.

Trump, Protect American Workers

President Donald Trump is converting the former "country club" GOP party to the party of blue-collar America, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal.

The Limitations and Failures of Secularism

Attorney General William P. Bar was invited to speak at the University of Notre Dame School of Law and the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture. He chose as his subject Religious Liberty in the United States. I urge you all to read the whole address. The response has been predictable: William Barr’s Wild Misreading of the First Amendment A recent speech by Attorney General William Barr portrays religious people in the United States as beset by a hostile band of “secularists,” in order to press for a right-wing political agenda. By Jeffrey Toobin, the New Yorker William P. Barr just

This Is the Tweet That Is Going to Vault Beto to the Presidency

Beto O'Rourke

2020 presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke (D) speaks on “The View” – 5/14/19. Screen grab via ABC.

Beto O’Rourke has been desperate to gain traction in the presidential race for the Democratic nomination.

He was supportive of abortion up to the day before birth. Shockingly, that didn’t do it for him.

He’s threatened to grab our guns. Oddly, that failed too.

But now, he may have really found the issue to raise him from that one percent plateau.

Feminine hygiene products.

He announced his support for the “Menstrual Equity Act” on “National Period Day,” saying “men need to join women in demanding real change.”

In detention centers and in prisons, in big cities and small towns, women across America don’t have access to the period products they need. On #NationalPeriodDay, men need to join women in demanding real change—which is why I’m supporting the Menstrual Equity Act.

— Beto O'Rourke (@BetoORourke) October 19, 2019

But as PJ Media observes, O’Rourke may be a little bit behind two other 2020 Democratic candidates, Julian Castro and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), in his pandering on the issue.

According to GovTrack, this legislation will “increase the availability and affordability of menstrual hygiene products for individuals with limited access, and for other purposes.”

Individuals. Because men have periods too! Duh! Beto may not have gotten that memo, but Cory Booker and Julián Castro did. They also tweeted about National Period Day, but didn’t single out women as being the only sex that actually needs menstrual products:

Too many people don't have access to basic health needs like menstrual products. Whether due to lack of income, incarceration or gender identity, it's outrageous. Join @periodmovement for #NationalPeriodDay on 10/19 & support the fight for menstrual equity https://t.co/M532VyvIf7

— Cory Booker (@CoryBooker) October 18, 2019

Every day, people are forced to choose between going to school or work, or staying home because they can’t afford the menstrual products they need.

Pads, tampons and cups should be available tax-free, across the nation.#NationalPeriodDay https://t.co/orIDdz1lPD

— Julián Castro (@JulianCastro) October 19, 2019

Bad Beto.

You just said only women menstruate!!! You troglodyte pic.twitter.com/r76cpzbwAN

— Victor Nikki🇺🇸 (@HapkidoBigDad) October 19, 2019

How is it that abortion lovers keep saying that men can't tell women what to do with their bodies, but @BetoORourke is so "woke" that he can. I have worked in both jails and prisons. This is not true. https://t.co/b3rZzbnyUA

— Kelli (@Kelli52177036) October 19, 2019

I can't have a AR15 but at least he cares about my period. 🙄https://t.co/sKQCsmtvIl

— Constance🇺🇸 (@ConstanceBarri6) October 19, 2019

No word yet on the other Democrats, but can they be far behind?

HT: Twitchy

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MUST SEE VIDEO: Portland High School Coach Keanon Lowe Subdues Student Gunman, Disarms Him, Then Hugs Him Until Police Arrive

Here is something you will not forget.
In May student Angel Granados-Diaz entered Parkrose High School in Portland, Oregon with an illegal firearm.

Granados-Diaz was going to take his life and likely the lives of several students with him.
Coach Keanon Lowe subdued the gunman. Initial reports said Keanon tackled the Angel Granados-Diaz.

Security cameras caught Angel Granados-Diaz walking the halls at Parkrose.
The cameras caught students fleeing the building in terror.

Dan Tilkin at KOIN 6 reported:

The gunman is seen walking the hallways.

First you see the gunman with a shotgun hidden under his jacket walk by in the lower right of your screen, and then moments later kids flee. https://t.co/8jiwecCjg6 pic.twitter.com/ei0yOOCBJN

— Dan Tilkin (@DanTilkinKOIN6) October 19, 2019

A matter of moments after you see the gunman walking through a hallway, you see kids run for their lives. https://t.co/8jiwecCjg6 pic.twitter.com/v40YuK1G9t

— Dan Tilkin (@DanTilkinKOIN6) October 19, 2019

Then video of Coach Keanon Love disarming the student and embracing him until police arrive.
THIS IS AMAZING VIDEO!

Breaking News: video of Coach Keanon Lowe disarming Parkrose High School gunman Angel Granados-Diaz. More to come. pic.twitter.com/d7wK9ES6zi

— Dan Tilkin (@DanTilkinKOIN6) October 19, 2019

Coach Keanon Love hugged the man and rubbed his back until police arrived.
What an amazing hero!

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Violent Protests Rock Spain, Chile, Hong Kong, Lebanon

The mayor of riot-stricken Barcelona pleaded Saturday for calm after violent protests by Catalan separatists rocked Spain's second largest city for a fifth consecutive night."This cannot continue. Barcelona does not deserve it," Mayor Ada Colau told reporters, adding that...

Man Sues Universal Theme Park Over its ‘Deceptive’ Unlimited Drink Deal. Justice Now!

 

 

Sometimes ya just gotta file a lawsuit.

Especially if you’ve been thirsting for one.

Such, apparently, is the case for Luis Arnaud. The Bronx resident’s begun a class action lawsuit against NBCUniversal over a lack of received blessings while he visited the company’s Universal Orlando theme park — essentially, his cup didn’t runneth over.

Luis took the park up on its offer of unlimited soda refills from Coca-Cola Freestyle machines, but he discovered there was a waiting period: He could only load his beverage bucket with enough sugar to kill a horse every 10 minutes.

Yes — it was that bad.

The cups cost $16.99 and are microchipped to be good for a whole day, so Luis snagged one during a visit to Volcano Bay and Islands of Adventure in July. He also re-upped the following day for $8.99.

But at some point during that diabetic 48-hour free-for-all, after “quenching his thirst,” he was denied a second refill.

The machine laid out the punishing truth:

“Hi. You are not quite ready to fill up.”

Luis took a photo, which is now part of the legal revolt he initiated Thursday.

In the complaint, he insists he was never informed he couldn’t pour copious amounts of Coke down his gullet like Mean Joe Greene and then immediately do it all again.

Luis thinks “deceptive” NBCU is a Mean Joe, and now — presumably — he wants some green.

The lawsuit doesn’t specify a damage amount, but a jury trial has been “demanded.”

Let’s all hope the falcon of justice really does a number on the pigeon of high fructose corn syrup constraint with this one.

-ALEX

 

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UK: Shi’ites demand removal of BBC documentary on temporary marriage, it’s “disrespectful” to Shi’ite Islam

UK: Shi’ites demand removal of BBC documentary on temporary marriage, it’s “disrespectful” to Shi’ite Islam
Shi’ites justify temporary marriage, mutah, by their reading of Qur’an 4:24: And all married women (are forbidden unto you) save those (captives) whom your right hands possess. It is a decree of Allah for you. Lawful unto you are all beyond those mentioned, so that ye seek them with your wealth in honest wedlock, not […]

Watch Live: Trump Supporters Rally Outside Bernie Sanders Event

Shouting “Socialism Kills” and holding signs with messages like “Commies Go Back”, a group of Donald Trump supporters surrounded 2020 hopeful Bernie Sanders’ rally in New York City today.

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Shouting “Socialism Kills” and holding signs with messages like “Commies Go Back”, a group of Donald Trump supporters surrounded 2020 hopeful Bernie Sanders’ rally in New York City today.

Kik app won't shut down after acquisition

The messaging app Kik was on the verge of shutting down, but a holding company, MediaLab, bought it and will invest in its future, the company said.

Analysis: Not all recessions are a crisis, and the next one won't be as bad as 2008

Recession fears are on the rise in the United States. Memories of the last downturn are exacerbating these worries: The last time America faced a recession was in 2008, as the financial crisis was unfolding. Millions of people lost their jobs, GDP growth plummeted and businesses shut down.

Stocks would rally if Trump quits, Wall Street firm predicts

Wall Street could learn to love a President Pence.

WATCH: Remainer Mob Hounds Rees-Mogg and Young Son Through the Streets

Footage has emerged showing an anti-Brexit mob hounding Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg and his young son as they walk home from the Palace of Westminster.

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Police officers keep the pavement clear as Britain's Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg (R) leaves the House of Commons in London on October 19, 2019 after the House voted to back an amendment which effectively forces the government to ask Brussels for an extension to Brexit

“Law and Order” star arrested with Jane Fonda on Capitol Hill

Veteran actor Sam Waterson lived 78 years of his life without getting arrested. That changed Friday on the steps of Capitol Hill thanks to his pal Jane Fonda. Waterson was arrested along with Hanoi Jane during her second Fire Drill Fridays protest.

“We want to congratulate Sam on his first arrest.” Someone in the crowd can be heard yelling that as Waterson is handcuffed and led away by Capitol Police. Watch the clip and notice that he delivers a less than stellar performance while he stands next to Fonda as part of the protest. He looks uncomfortable and as though he’d rather be anywhere else but there.

I almost feel sorry for the old guy except he’s a grown-ass man who allowed his friend to talk him into wasting a perfectly good Friday. Now he can add this story to his repertoire of life experiences he can tell to the grandkids if he’s not totally embarrassed by it.

Waterson was dressed more like a college professor than a hipster climate change protester. He wore a pullover sweater over a button-down shirt and non-descript gray trousers while Fonda was in the same red coat as last week but she changed up the cap. Maybe this is a new trend – Hollywood protest chic.

This is all a part of Fire Drill Fridays, Fonda’s new pet project. She’s enjoying a four-month vacation in Washington, D.C. and weekly arrests by Capitol Police all in the name of climate change. She’s proving her commitment, you see, by moving to The Swamp and becoming one of its creatures. I can only imagine the number of social invitations she is receiving from politicians and D.C. gadflies.

Waterson is best known in recent years for his role in “Law & Order”, the second-longest-running scripted primetime TV series in the US. (The Simpsons holds the record.) Currently, he and Fonda are two of four longtime Hollywood actors who star in Netflix’s Grace and Frankie – Waterson, Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Martin Sheen. Last week Fonda announced that Tomlin will join her in the upcoming weeks. Maybe Waterson thought it was a good idea because his character in Grace and Frankie gets the protest bug during his retirement years. He can remain in character. Perhaps the full cast will appear together eventually.

It must be embarrassing, though, that the Fire Drill Fridays protests aren’t really growing in the number of participants. Last week it was reported that Fonda was joined by 15 others while this week the reports are that there were 17 arrests, which I assume include Fonda and Waterson.

Capitol Police said in a statement: “Today, the United States Capitol Police arrested 17 individuals for unlawfully demonstrating in the unit block of First Street, SE. All were charged with D.C. Code §22-1307, Crowding, Obstructing or Incommoding.”

Also arrested at this climate change protest blocking the road outside the Capitol: Law & Order actor Sam Waterston, who says this is his first time being arrested: pic.twitter.com/GVvCgv4RYK

— Frank Thorp V (@frankthorp) October 18, 2019

You’d think after the breathlesss media coverage last week as Fonda kicked off her Friday protests that she would have garnered more enthusiasm. After all, we are constantly told that climate change is the single most pressing issue of Americans. We only have 10 – 12 years left, depending on whomever you listen to on the subject, you know. It looks like to me that her low turn-out is more of a comeuppance. Most Americans don’t have the luxury to protest every week as they have jobs and lives to attend to. When President Trump wins re-election, as he is poised to do at this point if you believe predictions from Moody’s Analytics, once again the traditional concern of most Americans will prove to be the economy and their pocketbooks, not the absurd aspirations of the Green New Deal.

Sam Waterston – “We can do this! We need something to push for that’s as big as the problem.” #GreenNewDeal #firedrillfriday pic.twitter.com/dufkAq0UvR

— Fire Drill Fridays (@FireDrillFriday) October 18, 2019

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It’s Happening: Deep State and Fake News Media Getting Very Worried – Durham to interview Clapper and Dirty John Brennan

So what will the fake news mainstream media do when it is revealed that EVERYTHING they’ve been reporting for three years is complete horsesh*t?

Inspector General Horowitz is set to release his report on FISA Court abuses this coming week.

And Attorney General Bill Barr and US Prosecutor John Durham are expanding their investigation on the origin of the Russia-collusion hoax.

Better yet — Obama lackeys former DNI James Clapper and former CIA Chief John Brennan are getting ready to testify before John Durham.

The Deep State and their fake news media are very worried.

Ken Dilanian from NBC News reported: New: AG Barr expands controversial review into origin of Russia investigation

New: AG Barr expands controversial review into origin of Russia investigation https://t.co/f6GqM82RG4

— Ken Dilanian (@KenDilanianNBC) October 19, 2019

Ken Dilanian: Durham wants to talk to CIA analysts involved in the intelligence assessment of Russia’s activities, prompting some of them to hire lawyers. And there is tension between the CIA and the Justice Department over what classified documents Durham can examine.

Durham wants to talk to CIA analysts involved in the intelligence assessment of Russia’s activities, prompting some of them to hire lawyers. And there is tension between the CIA and the Justice Department over what classified documents Durham can examine. https://t.co/cQVMfP0Mjj

— Ken Dilanian (@KenDilanianNBC) October 19, 2019

Ken Dilanian: A Western intelligence official familiar with what Durham has been asking of foreign officials says his inquiries track closely with the questions raised about the Russia investigation in right-wing media—a line of inquiry based on accusations made by George Papadopoulos.

A Western intelligence official familiar with what Durham has been asking of foreign officials says his inquiries track closely with the questions raised about the Russia investigation in right-wing media—a line of inquiry based on accusations made by George Papadopoulos. https://t.co/pku50keorJ

— Ken Dilanian (@KenDilanianNBC) October 19, 2019

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Trump and Campaign to Sue CNN

Looks like President Donald Trump and his campaign have had just about enough with CNN.

After Project Veritas released several videos this week showing CNN’s focus on pushing impeachment, lawyers for the president and his campaign have announced their intent to sue.

The videos show employees saying among other things that they have been told to push Trump and impeachment over other news. Some despair that they used to cover news but now no longer do, with the sole focus being on negative news about Trump. One employee even said he didn’t think it would stop until Trump died which he hoped would happen soon.

From Washington Examiner:

In a four-page letter to CNN, Zucker, and Executive Vice President David Vigilante, Trump attorney Charles J. Harder cited years of anti-Trump bias at the network and claimed the cable giant has broken its promise of “excellence in journalism.”

Listing several examples from the just-released Project Veritas videotapes of CNN insiders describing Zucker’s demand for “impeachment above all else,” Harder wrote that they “are merely the tip of the iceberg of the evidence my clients have accumulated over recent years.”

He added, “Never in the history of this country has a President been the subject of such a sustained barrage of unfair, unfounded, unethical and unlawful attacks by so-called ‘mainstream’ news, as the current situation.”

Harder argued that while media certainly has free speech, CNN was violating the Lanham Act by making “misrepresentations to the public, to your advertisers, and to others” and not distributing “truly fair and balanced” news.

“Recently released video footage of individuals alleged to be your employees indicates that your reporting relating to President Trump is contrary to your own mission and the aforementioned Code of Ethics. Your own employees appear to state that CNN is focused on trying to ‘take down President Trump,’ driven by a ‘personal vendetta’ that Mr. Zucker purportedly has against him, rather than reporting the news in an objective manner,” wrote Harder.

Harder then gave notice of their intent to sue saying they would be seeking “compensatory damages, treble damages, punitive damages, injunctive relief, reimbursement of legal costs” along with anything else they could get.

A CNN spokesperson called the threatened suit a publicity stunt.

CNN has a long history of biased and bad reporting when it comes to Trump. We should all be supportive of free speech. But we should also be supportive of good and objective journalism. From the President of CNN Jeff Zucker to White House reporter Jim Acosta, they’ve repeatedly demonstrated that they are not “reliable sources,” destroying a network that used to be a journalistic model. It’s long past time that they return to actual objective reporting.

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'I Am Back,' Bernie Sanders Tells Supporters at NYC Rally

Basking in loud chants of "Bernie's back," Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders resumed campaigning weeks after being sidelined by a heart attack and told supporters he was ready to resume "the epic struggle" for the White House.Energized by thousands of backers...

Nestor Makes Landfall on Florida Island, Heads North

Nestor made landfall Saturday as a post-tropical cyclone after the former tropical storm spawned a tornado that damaged homes and a school in central Florida but spared an area of the Panhandle devastated one year ago by Hurricane Michael.The storm made landfall on St....

Those Screaming the Loudest About Syria Hold Zero Moral High Ground, They Should Stop Pretending They Do

By: Bonchie

FILE – In this July 17, 2017 file photo, Smoke rises from a coalition airstrike which attacked an Islamic State position, on the front line on the western side of Raqqa, northeast Syria. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)

The situation in Syria has drawn a hot divide on the right between those who want us to rush in to prevent Turkey from their incursion into Northern Syria and those who see the situation as much more complicated and volatile, possibly denoting far worse consequences. Regardless of Erdogan’s thuggery, the fact remains that Turkey is a NATO ally and the PKK, along with their YPG sub-sect, are a terrorist group. That’s left the United States trying to juggle a decision between possibly sparking a war with Turkey or expending U.S. blood to protect a group that has carried out suicide bombings. President Trump decided it was best to not make a decision at all on that front.

As someone who’s been oppositional to our policy in Syria for a very long time, including our prolonging of a deadly civil war in a vain attempt at regime change, I tend to side with the idea that it’s best we get out. There is no national interest in stranding troops in Northern Syria any longer and we have no solution to the decades long battling between Turkey and the PKK/YPG. There’s no articulated end game.

With that said, I have no issue with those who hold a different position. If one feels we should commit troops and confront Turkey, make that case. What I have zero respect are rantings like this.

Whatever your politics, we should never ever again elect someone so ignorant of foreign affairs, so blind to geopolitical implications, so bereft of moral and ethical compunction, and so apathetic to history’s long gaze. Syria will be a lasting stain on the Trump presidency.

— S.E. Cupp (@secupp) October 18, 2019

This is contemptible on so many levels.

Why do I say that? Because people like S.E. Cupp were the ones cheer-leading our original policy in Syria of arming terrorist groups to try to remove Assad. That policy led to a civil war being far worse and longer than it might otherwise have been and well over 500,000 people dead. Does S.E. Cupp hold no moral responsibility for being so wrong about that? The shamelessness with which she and others like her carry themselves is just mind-blowing.

Right now, right-wing Twitter is full of people screaming about genocide (Turkey’s actions aren’t good, but there’s no genocide happening), yet almost all of those people were fully supportive of stoking a war that killed over 50,000 children that did not need to die. Assad being a dictator was not an excuse to propagate a ridiculously stupid foreign policy that cost an enormous amount of innocent lives. That stuff matters and these people don’t get to just pretend that didn’t happen while they scream shame, shame at Donald Trump. They hold absolutely no moral high ground on this issue.

Further, they do nothing to answer any of the tough questions facing us in Northern Syria. How long should we commit to protect a group designated a terrorist organization? What happens if we are forced to engage Turkish forces? How many troops should we send? By what authority will they be sent, as they obviously don’t fall under the AUMF of fighting terrorism? There’s plenty of virtue signaling but very little answers being given.

The way you know these people, including Senators like Mitt Romney, aren’t serious people is because not one of them are demanding Congress declare war and/or pass a new AUMF to even make military action legal. Screaming from the sidelines is easy. Actually going on record is much tougher.

In the meantime, the rantings of people like Cupp not only don’t add up, they are morally reprehensible on their face. They don’t get to hand wave away their foreign policy blunders that have cost hundreds of thousands of lives while chastising those that disagree with them now as morally deficient.

Even then, I’m not suggesting in a vacuum that those blunders make these people evil or possessing the “bloodlust of the neocons,” as Rand Paul hilariously quipped last week. What am I suggesting is that they garner some semblance of self-awareness before they go accusing others of lacking morality in foreign policy over what’s currently happening Syria.

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WOW! Mitt Romney Hits Bottom — Vocal Anti-Trump Senator Forced to Admit He’s Not Leading #NeverTrump Coup

Boy, has this guy lost it.
After months and months of vicious anti-Trump attacks Mitt Romney was forced to admit he is not leading a “#NeverTrump coup.

Romney’s attacks are so frequent and atrocious that President Trump posted another video slamming Mitt Romney on Friday.

REPUBLICANS MUST STICK TOGETHER AND FIGHT! pic.twitter.com/chnSNURfFx

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 18, 2019

This weekend Senator Romney, who has stood against Trump on nearly every action since he became US senator, was forced to admit he’s not leading a #NeverTrump coup.

It’s that bad!

Mitt Romney says he isn't plotting a Never Trump coup. "I don't believe I'm leading a wing of the party. Because there's no wing that's very large that is aligned with me," he said in an interview this week as he’s being accused of being a Democrat asset https://t.co/Z56KZGhj7X

— Burgess Everett (@burgessev) October 18, 2019

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Convoy of Edmonton Oil and Gas Truckers Troll Greta Thunberg’s Climate Change Rally

Environmental activist Greta Thunberg, of Sweden, addresses the Climate Action Summit in the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

 

Climate change phenom, Greta Thunberg, held a rally in Edmonton, Alberta. You know the drill by now. Every Friday, children throughout the world sacrifice their educations to save the planet. Thousands of students and families led by indigenous drummers joined together to march through the center of Canada’s energy heartland to protest the use of fossil fuels. The group carried signs and banners. One said, “School Strike for Climate Justice” and another said, “We are Skipping Our Lessons to Teach You One.” My personal favorite was, “Be a Better Ancestor.”

Standing on the steps in front of Edmonton’s legislature, Thunberg spoke to the crowd. Same old schtick. She said, “We are doing this because our future is at stake. We will not be bystanders. We are doing this because we want the people in power to unite behind science.”

Her full remarks can be heard in the video at the bottom of the page if anyone is interested (although I seriously doubt it).

According to the Daily Mail, pro-oil group United We Roll organized a convoy of oil and gas truckers to drive by and disrupt Thunberg’s protest. The group drove from the city of Red Deer to Edmonton. In the video below, a cacophony is heard as the trucks roll slowly by the event, honking their horns – loudly. Later, the drivers parked their vehicles and held their own protest. Some held signs that said, “We love oil and gas” or “I’m voting for pipelines this election.”

A counter-protester said:

We care for the environment, of course we do. What they need to understand is that we’re hurting and we also need to care about Alberta jobs.

When they charged their iPhones last night, that power came from this plant.

Albertans and Canadians are practical people. They like real world solutions. Calling for the end of the modern industrial economy, advocating to put millions of people out of work… is not a real world solution.

Alberta's oil patch has a message for Greta pic.twitter.com/aAuGZOEZhk

— Sheila Gunn Reid (@SheilaGunnReid) October 18, 2019

A trucker with a megaphone was heard yelling, “Everything around you is powered by oil, gas and coal.”

Kudos to United We Roll.

The video directly below shows some of the clashes which arose between the protestors and the counter-protestors. Some raised voices can be heard and there looked to be some minor pushing and shoving, but it was relatively mild. If there is a Canadian version of Antifa, they did not show up.

 

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Video: High-school football coach disarms would-be school shooter

A remarkable clip featuring a man whom Oregon Ducks fans may recognize. It’s Keanon Lowe, who played for the Oregon team that made it to the national championship game in 2014. (Oregon lost but Lowe caught a TD pass for the first score of the game.) After graduating, he joined the staff of the Philadelphia Eagles and later the San Francisco 49ers thanks to his relationship with former Oregon coach Chip Kelly, who had moved on to the NFL after 2012. Kelly was fired by the Niners in 2016 but Lowe was set to remain with the team — until he got a phone call informing him that his best friend from high school had died of an overdose. Lowe went home, for good.

Taylor’s death forced Lowe to reassess his own life. The NFL suddenly didn’t have the same appeal. Taylor had always looked out for others. Lowe decided he would rededicate himself to the same mission. He moved home and helped coach at Jesuit High during Trey’s senior season…

“I feel like I’m doing my best friend justice,” he said, “by giving away all my energy to all these kids and people that need it.”

He phrased it this way years later in an interview with the Oregonian: “I said, ‘I’m coming back. I’m going to lead. How can I lead the community if I’m not there?’”

Eventually he was hired as head football coach at Parkrose High School in Portland, Oregon. On May 17 of this year, a student named Angel Granados-Diaz walked into Parkrose in a trenchcoat concealing a shotgun and entered a classroom. Reportedly Granados-Diaz never actually pointed the gun at anyone else. His plan, based on statements he had made to others beforehand, was to commit suicide in front of the class. But one never knows what a desperate man might do with a weapon in hand when he has homicide on his mind.

Apparently by pure chance, Lowe was in the classroom looking for a different student when Granados-Diaz walked in. Some reports after the incident claimed that Lowe tackled Granados-Diaz; possibly he simply talked Granados-Diaz into handing over the gun. There were no cameras in the classroom — but there was one in the hallway that captured this extraordinary scene, released to the media for the first time yesterday. Somehow it was Lowe, not Granados-Diaz, who emerged from the classroom with that shotgun.

Breaking News: video of Coach Keanon Lowe disarming Parkrose High School gunman Angel Granados-Diaz. More to come. pic.twitter.com/d7wK9ES6zi

— Dan Tilkin (@DanTilkinKOIN6) October 19, 2019

“Everything lined up for me to be in that room on that day and make that play,” Lowe told ESPN in August. “It was like, ‘All right, Keanon, you say you want to change lives. You say you want to do all this. You say you want to be here for the kids. Well, prove it, right there, in that instant.'” He proved it. And that’s why, in all probability, you never knew that there was almost a school shooting at Parkrose High in Oregon in May until you saw this clip. Lowe was there.

Granados-Diaz was sentenced to 36 months probation last week, which will require mental-health and substance-abuse treatment. He’s alive and hopefully he’ll eventually be well. Asked what Granados-Diaz said to him while the two were embracing, Lowe told the Oregonian, “He didn’t really say anything. I just held him and told him that I was there to save him.”

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Shocking: California Power Provider Says Blackouts Could Continue For a Decade

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The state of California continues its steep decline into anarchy as one if its main power companies, PG&E recently instituted blackouts affecting millions of residents. The company had been found libel for the destructive Paradise fires after an investigation concluded the fires had been caused by sparks from their above ground wires as they were battered around by severe wind events.

The lines should have long ago been put underground, but that wasn’t the extent of PG&E’s malfeasance. It has since come to light that executives have been kicking the maintenance can down the road for decades. There have been few upgrades and few routine maintenance checks for nearly 60 years while the company’s executives pocket huge pay-raises and profits. PG&E filed for bankruptcy in January after incurring $30 billion in libel costs. Over 100 people died in the 2017 and 2018 fires caused by their power lines.

Even after the blackouts incensed millions of Californians and became ridiculed in memes from across the country, the power behemoth is defending their move and now The Wall Street Journal reports that PG&E executives believe the “safety” blackouts could continue for much longer than expected.

PG&E Corp. PCG -0.89% ’s chief executive said Friday that it could take as long as 10 years for the company to improve its electric system enough to significantly diminish the need to pull the plug on customers to reduce the risk of sparking fires.

Bill Johnson, who joined the company in May, made the disclosure at a California Public Utilities Commission hearing where the panel’s president, Marybel Batjer, sharply criticized the company’s “inadequate execution” of a shut-off in which it turned off power to large portions of Northern California for more than two days last week.

The commission convened an emergency meeting to examine PG&E’s handling of the massive blackout, which left roughly two million people in the dark and created widespread havoc from the Bay Area to the northern reaches of the state. Several of the company’s top executives were summoned to detail the problems and take questions from regulators.

While Johnson reiterated that PG&E made the right decision regarding safety, he admitted that making the decision was not the same as executing that decision well. PG&E has to be better prepared than it was this time.”

Despite Governor Newsom calling for immediate accountability and residents all over the state outraged about being forced to unnecessarily go for days on end with no power, PG&E says they plan to move forward with future shutoff as they proceed to upgrade their power grid and clear fire-prone old growth from their 70,000 square mile service radius.

Worse yet, the company’s new CEO says the blackouts will undoubtedly continue for at least another decade.

Mr. Johnson said the utility is working to limit the scope of future shut-offs by trimming more trees and installing technology to enable the shutdown of smaller, more targeted portions of the grid. But he estimated it will take as long as a decade before its shut-offs will have “ratcheted down significantly.”

“I think they’ll decrease in size and scope every year,” he said. “But at the same time we’re doing this the risk is not static, it’s dynamic and it goes up every year.”

Already, PG&E is behind on several of its most important safety efforts, records show, including this year’s tree-trimming campaign, which is less than 50% complete. It also trails its peers in technology to track winds and isolate the areas where equipment is at highest risk of sparking fires.

Though the company warned of continued shut-offs, it is working to limit their duration.

Michael Lewis, PG&E’s senior vice president of electric operations, said the company, which previously advised customers to prepare for shut-offs lasting as long as five days, will work to restore power within 48 hours after initiating a shut-off.

“We now recognize that five days as a benchmark is unacceptable,” he said.

Unacceptable seems like an understatement. Can millions of Californians accept third world power grid conditions for the next decade? Due to their own corruption and laziness, PG&E obviously has their work cut out for them to get up to speed. Perhaps there’s nothing to be done about who has to fix it. But the Hoover Dam was built in five years. In the digital age, electricity is the most valuable currency. Taking a decade to bury power lines and clear out brush is pathetic and totally avoidable in the nation that sent men to the moon in that same length of time.

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BREAKING: Convoy of Trucks Seen Emptying Obama-Linked Former Ukrainian President Poroschenko’s Palace – Confidants Arrested and Flee

Late last month OANN invetigative journalist and author Jack Posobiec posted a series of tweets on Sunday detailing Rep. Adam Schiff’s actions this past month after receiving the CIA ‘whistleblower’ report on President Trump’s phone call with the newly elected Ukrainian President.

Schiff sent a staffer to Ukraine to meet with the former President Poroshenko after receiving the ‘whistleblower’ report.

This trip was sponsored by a think tank that receives funding from a program of left-wing billionaire George Soros’ Open Society Foundation called “Open Society Initiative for Europe”
Here is Adam Schiff’s signature authorizing the travel, dated July 22
They met directly with former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who lost to current president Volodymyr Zelensky in a landslide 73-25 victory.
Poroshenko was known for his strong ties to the Obama Administration, specifically Obama’s point man for Ukraine:

Now this…
A convoy of trucks were seen emptying former President Poroshenko’s home this weekend.

CD Media reported:

KYIV — CD Media broke news yesterday of allegations by intelligence sources of extensive money laundering and corruption by former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. We will be releasing detailed information on the schemes to embezzle hundreds of millions of IMF aid money to Ukraine and we can confirm that investigations are under way by the Ukrainian special prosecutor’s office.

In the meantime, we think it very interesting that reports are coming out of Ukraine of tens of trucks emptying Poroshenko’s palace of belongings in Kyiv.

His right-hand man, Oleg Gladkovskiy-Svinarchuk, was arrested two days ago on corruption charges by the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU). His other confidant Ihor Kononenko has apparently ran away according to reports.

Unofficial – suspected war crimes oligarch Petro Poroshenko is preparing to escape abroad, reported Ukrainian news outlet Vremya [Time].

Local media is also reporting this news.

CD Media is posting updates.

If the reportes are accurate this will be horrific news for the Democrats and Biden Crime Family.
Poroshenko was behind all of the dirty dealings between the corrupt Obama admininstration and the Biden family corruption.

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Hundreds of Fans Protest NBA and China at Nets-Raptors Game, Even Winnie the Pooh Comes Out

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The controversy over the NBA and China has followed the Brooklyn Nets back home to the Barclays Center.

Fans are not letting them forget it and let their voices be heard at the Nets-Raptors game on Friday.

Hundreds of fans attended the preseason game wearing black shirts saying “Stand with Hong Kong,” carrying signs, “Fight for Freedom, Stand with Hong Kong” and calling on the NBA to be supportive. Some wore face masks as the protesters in Hong Kong do. At least two of the protesters wore Winnie the Pooh costumes as a way of mocking Chinese President Xi Jinping because he was supposedly upset that someone compared him physically to the cartoon character. There was also a smaller but quite vocal contingent calling to “Free Tibet” sitting in Section 1 diagonally across from the Nets’ bench.

The Nets vs. Raptors game is packed to the brim with pro-Hong Kong democracy activists who are protesting the NBA with "Stand With Hong Kong" t-shirts. pic.twitter.com/aQZwMRgRsI

— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) October 19, 2019

Protesters at Barclays Center wear 'Stand with Hong Kong' shirts https://t.co/B6z6Kqt0EW pic.twitter.com/se4thwcqIZ

— New York Post (@nypost) October 19, 2019

#FightForFreedom#StandWithHongKong#NBA Stand for Freedom

at Friday’s preseason game Nets vs Raptor pic.twitter.com/2STXVTHkOM

— NY4HK 😷 – New Yorkers Supporting Hong Kong (@NY4HK) October 19, 2019

A group of New York Hong Kongers were protesting at Brooklyn Nets' preseason game.

Full live streaming recap: https://t.co/Ci4eH6q1FV#StandwithHonKong pic.twitter.com/kTEMMkAr9a

— NY4HK 😷 – New Yorkers Supporting Hong Kong (@NY4HK) October 19, 2019

And #WinniethePooh also #StandwithHongKong. @NBA@BrooklynNets @Raptors @barclayscenter #5DemandsNot1Less @NY4HK @hkdc_us pic.twitter.com/nOtxaeFNiU

— HKDC (@hkdc_us) October 19, 2019

A group of Tibetan were also protesting at the Brooklyn Nets' preseason game too!@SFTHQ pic.twitter.com/yp42KkcMgc

— NY4HK 😷 – New Yorkers Supporting Hong Kong (@NY4HK) October 19, 2019

Author Chen Pokong explained why the issue was so important, not just to folks from Hong Kong, but to Americans as well, saying that Chinese government incursion on speech must be stopped now.

From NY Post:

“We want to use our performance art to show our support for Hong Kong and the NBA,” one organizer, author Chen Pokong, 55, told The Post.

“They want to take away freedom of speech and now spread dictatorship to America,” he said of China.

“It seems like NBA people cannot choose their words. So if we don’t stop them, they not only will do bad things in China, they will do bad things in America.”

Hollywood producer Andrew Duncan, who was one of the organizers of the protest, blasted Lebron James. James had attacked Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey for a tweet to support Hong Kong. That was the tweet that kicked off the China controversy and demonstrated how much control that China seemed to have over the speech of American businesses and entertainment.

“Lebron needs to take time on this issue,” Duncan declared. “Why is he not supporting democracy? I think the King has made a royal mistake.”

The owner of the nets, Joe Tsai, who is one of the founders of Alibaba, has said that such issues of territorial integrity are “third rail” issues for China that are “non-negotiable.”

That may be true. But it’s their own treatment of the people of Hong Kong that turned a protest against denial of rights into a broader freedom movement. And it’s a “third rail” issue in the United States that our own government, much less foreign governments, don’t have a right to tell us what we can say or how we can think. And until the NBA figures that out, they’re going to hear more of it.

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France: After Paris jihad massacre and 9/11-style plot, leading intellectuals urge action against “Islamophobia”

France: After Paris jihad massacre and 9/11-style plot, leading intellectuals urge action against “Islamophobia”
Not against Islamic jihad terrorism, but against “Islamophobia.” That means they will get more of the former, and less of the latter, including honest analysis of the nature and magnitude of the jihad threat, which is routinely stigmatized as “Islamophobia.” France is finished. “Leading French figures urge action against Islamophobia,” Yeni Safak, October 16, 2019: […]

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Keanon Lowe, the football, track coach and security guard for Parkrose High School disarmed and embraced a student who had walked into school with a loaded shotgun on May 17.

Alan Dershowitz BLASTS The Democrats Impeachment Theory

Occasionally you can come across someone who is a traditional liberal that you might not agree on social constructs with but does stay consistent on issues like impeachment. Professor Alan Dershowitz is one of these people in my opinion.

Dershowitz has been on occasion one of Donald Trump’s defenders in the media. He was one of the voices saying slow down on the rush to condemn on the Russia probe. His overall point was that even those that were on Trump’s orbit at one point were indicted on things, none of the indictments ever involved the reason for the investigation. Prof. Dershowitz was right on that.

He also opposed impeaching Bill Clinton in 1998 on the evidence the Congress had than.

Now he is urging caution on the Democrats rushing to impeach based on what we have seen publicly so far.

Just as a refresher, Alan Dershowitz is a lifelong Democrat and voted for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.

In an opinion piece, Dershowitz wrote for The Hill

Many Democrats, including some constitutional law professors, now argue that President Trump can be impeached without evidence of high criminal acts. Some took the opposite view when President Clinton was being impeached. Hypocrisy aside, there are good historical reasons why the impeachment approach of the Democrats is wrong.

During the debates over the impeachment provisions of the Constitution, two differing views of our structure of government were presented. Some Framers argued that a president should be subject to removal by the legislature if he engaged in malfeasance of office or other comparable noncriminal misconduct. The other Framers took the view that giving the legislature such broad authority to remove a president would turn our country into the kind of parliamentary democracy that existed in England, rather than a republic with a strong executive branch.

That is why every advocate of impeachment should pass the “shoe on the other foot” test. Would you support impeachment against a president of your own party if she or he were accused of this conduct? Unless the answer to that question is yes, it would be unprincipled to engage in this process of impeachment taking place on Capitol Hill.

The very notion that with what has been released so far is enough to impeach is nonsensical. Dershowitz in the article correctly points out impeachment is a political process, not necessarily a legal one and should be taken up very carefully. That the Democrats running for President have all called for Trump’s impeachment is incredibly amusing in light of the “shoe on the other foot” theory.

Would any of them want such an incredibly low threshold to get impeached if they held the job?

Possibly the Democrats in their secret hearings that they refuse to let the public see will come across something that will convince America Trump has to be removed before the 2020 election. So far, they are being tight-lipped about what has been said in these hearings which leads me to believe they don’t have much and Adam Schiff once again sold Nancy Pelosi down the river.

I’m not going to hold my breath though that they find the silver bullet and Speaker Pelosi should look at getting better friends in Congress.

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Barbra Streisand Shares Photo of Nancy Pelosi Killing Trump – Fake News Media Ignores It

Unhinged far left actress and singer Barbra Streisand tweeted out a photo on Saturday of Nancy Pelosi killing President Trump.

This is funny humor on the left. But only the left.
If a conservative did this it would make headlines, their social media accounts would be shut down and their bank accounts closed.

Babs is having a hard time dealing with reality lately.

2020 is coming Democrats!

Don Jr. has it right.

Looking forward to the media outrage like when someone shared a cartoon meme to 8 people depicting media violence. But seriously, who are we kidding? Their outrage only flows one way.

Barbra Streisand Shares Photo of Nancy Pelosi Killing Trump https://t.co/vIvBETq9Db

— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) October 19, 2019

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WAYNE ALLYN ROOT: Comparing Trump to 16 Years of Obama/Bush

By Wayne Allyn Root

There is so much controversy in the news. And controversy is exciting. But for today’s column, I’m going to stick to plain old-fashioned facts.

In this case, the truth hurts both parties.

I wrote about Trump’s remarkable household income numbers for middle class families a couple of weeks ago. But the story has gotten even better. I recently heard from my great buddy Steve Moore, former economic advisor to President Trump. Steve was over the top with enthusiasm. He’s just crunched the numbers. And the news is remarkable.

But these aren’t partisan stats from Trump, or the GOP, or me. These stats are direct from the U.S. government.

These numbers not only prove what a magnificent hero Trump is to middle-class Americans, they prove that both Bush and Obama were terrible failures. Which of course embarrasses the Bush and Obama families and all their supporters. These numbers destroy both the GOP and Democrat establishments. They both failed the great American middle class.

No wonder the establishment of both parties hates Trump. He’s made them all look like fools. He’s left them all in the dust. No wonder they want revenge.

Here are the more detailed numbers since I wrote the column a couple of weeks ago.

First let’s look at George W. Bush. From the start of Bush’s presidency in January 2001 to the end in January 2009, median household income rose from $60,906 to $61,308. That means the average middle class household income was up by a measly $402 over eight long years.

By the way, taken over 96 months, that’s an increase of $4.19 per month over Bush’s eight years. Don’t spend it all at once!

Obama was worse. Obama started in January of 2009 with a median household income of $61,308. The Obama era ended with an income of $60,973 in January of 2009. That’s a final number of NEGATIVE $335 per household for eight long years.

Taken over 96 months, that’s a loss of $3.49 per month over the entire Obama presidency.

This 16-year reign of Bush/Obama started with median middle-class incomes at $60,906 and ended at $60,973. Average middle-class household incomes rose $67 over 16 years.

Can you imagine your income rising by only $67 over almost two decades of your career? You don’t have to imagine. It happened. Bush and Obama were dramatic failures.

Trump proves it. From January 2017 to today- a period of only 2 ½ years under President Trump- median household incomes for middle class Americans rose from $60,973 to $65,976.

That’s a $5000 rise in only 30 months under Trump!

Trump famously promised to make America and middle-class Americans great again. After 16 years of misery and malaise, Trump did it. The numbers prove it. He put the failed ideas of both parties to shame.

The average household saw their incomes grow by $67 over the 16 years of Bush and Obama versus $5000 over 30 months under Trump.

I’m not an intellectual. I’m just a common sense S.O.B. (son of a butcher). So, I think I’ll just say…

WOW!

No wonder both Democrats and the GOP establishment despise Trump. No wonder Democrats want impeachment in the headlines, not the Trump economic miracle.

If the economy is the topic, Trump wins going away in 2020.

Wayne Allyn Root is the host of “The Wayne Allyn Root Show” on Newsmax TV, nightly at 8 PM ET, found on DirecTV Ch #349, or Dish TV Ch #216, at http://www.newsmaxtv.com/Shows/The-Wayne-Allyn-Root-Show He is also a nationally syndicated radio host of “Wayne Allyn Root: Raw & Unfiltered” found at http://usaradio.com/wayne-allyn-root/

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Another Dem congressional candidate who wants to disarm the police

I had been seriously hoping that this was one strain of progressive woke madness that wouldn’t start spreading through the Democratic gene pool, but apparently the antibiotics are no longer working in the body politic. Last month we talked about a city in Vermont where the village elders were debating a proposal to disarm their police force. You know… so they don’t wind up shooting anyone. But that’s just one relatively small city, so what’s the harm, right?

As it turns out, there is a candidate for Congress in the Big Apple who has the same idea. And to put a cherry on this dish, he’s being endorsed by Justice Democrats, the folks who brought you The Squad. (Free Beacon)

A congressional candidate, who is endorsed by the same progressive group that backed Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) and Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) in 2018, recently called to disarm police officers.

Jamaal Bowman, a New York City congressional candidate endorsed by Justice Democrats, has proposed taking guns from police officers in American cities.

“It’s time to disarm the police,” Jamaal Bowman wrote on Twitter before retweeting one user’s response that police in the United Kingdom “carry no guns” and thus have “killed no citizens.”

Jamaal Bowman is a middle school principal from the Bronx. (Just in case you were wondering why Gotham continues to descend toward full loony bin status every generation.) And he’d like to represent his district in Congress. This molder of young minds thinks it might be a fine idea to disarm all the cops because, hey… that’s how they do it in England and look how well things are going over there!

Except for one inconvenient detail, that is. The people in Great Britain don’t have Second Amendment rights, so very few of their criminals are armed. (Guns still slip through sometimes, though.) And even with that reality in mind, the cops in England actually do have weapons. Only most of them don’t carry them on the beat. But if they call in to HQ reporting a violent situation that’s developing, more police with military-grade weaponry are dispatched to the scene at once.

The Free Beacon does a good job of breaking down this crazy proposal and why it makes no sense, particularly in New York City. First of all, New York doesn’t have an epidemic of trigger-happy cops shooting up the innocent populace. There have been just 32 police shootings in New York City since 2015. Only one of the suspects was unarmed, though a second one had a realistic toy gun he pointed at officers. The rest were all armed and resisting arrest.

Also, one of the reasons that the Big Apple has been experiencing years of decreases in violent crime is that New York has one of the larger, tougher police forces in the country. They know how to keep the peace and take down the bad guys. And criminals know it. Sadly, it’s been creeping back in the other direction recently under Bill de Blasio, but that’s a subject for another column.

Hopefully, the voters in Principal Bowman’s district will be smart enough to see this guy for what he is. Disarming the police is one of the dumber ideas to ever bubble up from the depths of the deep left bog. We don’t need people endorsing such policies showing up and taking a seat in the House.

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France: Muslim arrested for plotting September 11-inspired attack

France: Muslim arrested for plotting September 11-inspired attack
Will the Islamophobia never end? “France says foiled September 11-inspired attack,” Reuters, October 18, 2019 (thanks to David): PARIS (Reuters) – France’s interior minister said on Thursday that intelligence services had arrested a man for planning an attack inspired by plane attacks on the World Trade Center in New York in Sept. 2001. France has […]

Neil deGrasse Tyson Tells Ben Shapiro What He Thinks Should be Done with Transgender Athletics

[Screenshot from The Daily Wire, https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=287&v=Z3yyOL2cCLI]

 

As reported by The Daily Wire, on this week’s episode of The Ben Shapiro Show: Sunday Special — that’s Nazi troll Ben Shapiro, by the way, who, according to a doctor, should be placed in a straitjacket (here) — astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson stopped by. I guess that would be, then, Nazi supporter Neil.

And the fan of the Führer had stuff to say about his latest book, in addition to offering a word or two on transgender sports.

Ben posed the following:

“Moving on from climate change, which is an area — as I said — where some people on the Right are not particularly interested, to areas where it seems like the Left is militating against the advent of science. One of those areas is the area of transgenderism, where the argument…”

Neil pointed out there are “no transgender letters” in his brand new Letters from an Astrophysicist.

Ben went on:

“It’s true — nothing in the book. We’ve strayed now far from the topic of your book. But since I have you here and you’re a science person, I’m going to ask you to science for me a little bit.

“[W[hen it comes to transgenderism, the argument that is typically made by gender theorists is that gender is entirely separate from sex. You’ve seen the argument made that it makes no difference, on average, if men are stronger than women are — that if we were to allow transgender women to compete with non-transgender women, then this would somehow not disadvantage biological women. This seems to me absolutely a-scientific, that if we’re actually gonna have a discussion about gender and sex, that [discussion] should be based in data, which suggests that mammals are in fact binary in terms of their sex, unless you have intersex birth defects typically, or genetic defects.”

Neil was happy as a pig in slop. Or something like that:

“I’m happy to opine on this. … So there’s the matrix of what you are biologically, how you express yourself, who you choose as a sexual partner. If we actually live in a free country as we tell ourselves, people’s freedom to behave in any of those ways should not concern you at all. Nor are they requiring that you behave that way. Okay, this is for their own freedoms because we live in a free country.”

The space man thinks maybe athletics should be parted based on hormones rather than sex.

Take it away, Tyson:

“Now, what is unresolved here is, what do you do with sports? It’s unresolved, and I’ve followed that closely. And I don’t see any — I don’t see any meaningful solutions to come down off of that. We know that hormones manifest differently in different people, and — that’s the whole thing with steroids, steroids are hormones — we rallied against steroids in professional sports because it gives you an undue advantage. So, I try to think of what the future of sports would be in the world of a gender spectrum, and it may be, you don’t specify whether it’s a male or female sport. You just take measurements of what your hormonal balances are, and so you compete based on your hormones. It’s a thought I had, I don’t know where it’s going to land.”

Ben wanted to talk tykes:

“So, you talk in your book about the education of children and teaching children about science. Right now, children are being taught about the quote-unquote ‘gender spectrum,’ which is not scientifically based. That is a theory-based idea.”

Neil for the block:

“No, wait, wait, wait, hold on. People express themselves on a spectrum, so you learn that.”

Ben asserted that’s an expression, not something related to science.

The older dude between the two dudes was interested in a different kind of fact.

Do it, deGrasse:

“So, whether the fact that people want to express themselves on a spectrum, on a gender spectrum, whether that fact is something you want to put in a sociology class or in a science class, maybe that remains to be determined. But it is a real fact about real society.”

But splitting men and women according to hormones is not, according to Neil fan Joe Rogan, a way to go about it (here).

The reason: Those hormones are coursing through a body —big, tall, wide-spanned one, in the case of a man. And that man has male hips. And male bones. And all that brick and mortar was transformed by male puberty.

The difference is so great, as Joe’s stated, that an untrained male’s reaction times are superior even to a professionally-trained female’s.

Neil is certainly right, of course — people do absolutely have the freedom to identify how they wish.

And despite the fact that expression doesn’t affect physical reality, the two are being merged right quickly — consider a medical form from a California doctor’s office. The document asks new patients their gender — Male of Female.

Then we seal our masks and point our fins toward the surface:

Which best describes the patient:

  • Identifies as a Male
  • Identifies as a Female
  • Female-to-Male
  • Male-to-Female
  • Genderqueer neither exclusively male nor female
  • Additional gender category or other, please specify
  • Choose not to disclose

If the patient is taking hormones, that is — of course — important to know, as symptoms from the intake or blood work results will be interpreted accordingly. But what’s the relevance of a patient declaring their “additional gender category” of identity, when medicine — like athletics — only concerns itself with biology?

If I’m my own original, never-before-having-existed gender, “@!#?@!” — named after Q*bert’s cuss word (and I believe the Q Man might also have his own gender thing going on) — how does the doctor differently care for my arm? Or my more difference-making parts? Is there a @!#?@! prostate check? Or a special mammogram? @!#?@!, both of those hurt.

But what do I know? I’m just someone eating a turkey and swiss omelet paired with high-pulp OJ.

Someone better traveled — Chelsea Clinton — knows differently than I, as she recently dished:

Chelsea also expressed delight at the National Health Service’s new policy of assigning single-sex wards according to gender identity rather than biology (here):

“How can you treat someone if you don’t recognize who they feel and know in their core they are?”

So take it from her — she’s the First Daughter. Or Son.

Or @!#?@!.

However she wants to identify.

-ALEX

 

Relevant RedState links in this article: herehere, and here.

See 3 more pieces from me:

Women In Vancouver Lose Their Businesses As A Man Tries To Legally Force Them Into Waxing His LadyScrotum

She Just ‘Woke’ Up: Hillary Compares Staying In Her Marriage To Affirming A Transgender Child. Clinton 2020?

A Tribunal Rules Against A Christian Doctor Refusing To Use Transgender Pronouns – It’s ‘Incompatible With Human Dignity’

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer and ticket sales coming Monday - CNET

The trailer will debut on Carrie Fisher's birthday, during Monday Night Football halftime.

Yankees pitcher C.C. Sabathia's best investment: Taking a chance on Topgolf

On investing, Sabathia advised young players to triple-check everything, have people look over their portfolio and try to diversify.

From Hanoi Jane to Climate Hypocrite, Fonda Does It All

Jane Fonda keeps pulling off the impossible in Hollywood. The Oscar winner stepped away from cameras in 1990 only to stage an improbable comeback with the 2005 hit Monster in Law. She was in her mid-60s at the time in an industry where turning 40 can stop a career cold.Now, at 81, Fonda stars in her own celebrated Netflix comedy, Grace and Frankie. The series treats aging with humor and respect, giving Fonda yet another showcase for her gifts.    

New arrest for California woman who livestreamed drunk driving crash that killed sister

California cops have announced the arrest of a 20-year-old woman who earned notoriety after killing her younger sister in drunk-driving crash that she was livestreaming at the time on social media.

Watch Live: AOC Endorses Bernie Sanders at New York Campaign Rally

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders for the 2020 Democrat presidential nomination at a campaign rally on Saturday.

Bernie Sanders Returns To The Campaign Trail With A Rally In New York City

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders for the 2020 Democrat presidential nomination at a campaign rally on Saturday.

Bernie Sanders: ‘Racist’ and ‘Sexist’ Trump Is a ‘Very Formidable Opponent’

Bernie Sanders that President Trump is a "racist, a sexist and a xenophobe" but said, despite that, he is a "very formidable opponent."

Bernie Sanders

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 09: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks to supporters at a rally at Civic Center Park on September 9, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

Breaking: “Queen of Warmongers” Hillary Clinton Bails Out of DC Event that Included Tulsi Gabbard

Failed Democratic nominee for president Hillary Clinton bailed out of a DC speaking engagement next week that also included Democrat Tulsi Gabbard.

Hillary was set to speak at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit in Washington DC.
Hillary couldn’t muster enough strength to attend.

The New York Post reported:

It looks like the “Queen of Warmongers” blinked.

A face-to-face confrontation between Hillary Clinton and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard set for next week was averted when Clinton backed out of the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit in Washington, DC.

Clinton aides cited a scheduling conflict late Friday when she announced her withdrawal from a speaking slot at the annual event. One insider told Slate that Clinton dropped out to protest the inclusion of former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielson on the schedule.

But Gabbard is on the bill, too — and Clinton’s pull-out came just hours after the former Secretary of State accused the Hawaii Democrat of being the “favorite of the Russians” on a podcast.

“I think they’ve got their eye on somebody who is currently in the Democratic primary and are grooming her to be the third-party candidate,” Clinton said.

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Poor Adam Schiff, What a Difference a Report in the New York Times Can Make

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Poor little Adam Schiff. He thought he had all of his ducks in a row. Then the New York Times had to go and report that a member of his staff had been in contact with the whistleblower before he filed his complaint.

Prior to this revelation, Schiff had insisted that the whistleblower testify under oath before the House Intelligence Committee which he chairs. Ever since news broke that the whistleblower had prior communications with his committee, he’s been trying to avoid it.

Having observed Schiff in action, we can only conclude that he doesn’t want Republican members of Congress to be able to question the whistleblower about his contacts with Schiff’s staff or the media. Also, knowing Schiff, I wouldn’t be surprised if he himself met with the whistleblower before the complaint was submitted.

On September 24th, he tweeted that they’d been “informed by the whistleblower’s counsel that their client would like to speak to our committee and has requested guidance from the Acting DNI as to how to do so. We‘re in touch with counsel and look forward to the whistleblower’s testimony as soon as this week.”

We have been informed by the whistleblower’s counsel that their client would like to speak to our committee and has requested guidance from the Acting DNI as to how to do so.

We‘re in touch with counsel and look forward to the whistleblower’s testimony as soon as this week.

— Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) September 24, 2019

Schiff contacted the acting Director of National Intelligence, Joseph Maguire, on September 26. He wrote:

Do I have your assurance that once you work out the security clearances for the whistleblower’s counsel, that that whistleblower will be able to relate the full facts within his knowledge that concern wrongdoing by the president or anyone else, that he or she will not be inhibited in what they can tell our committee, that there will not be some minder from the White House or elsewhere sitting next to them telling them what they can answer or not answer? Do I have your assurance that the whistleblower will be able to testify fully and freely and enjoy the protections of the law?

On September 29, Schiff made it clear he expected the whistleblower to testify “without a minder from the Justice Department or from the White House to tell the whistleblower what they can or cannot say. We’ll get the unfiltered testimony of that whistleblower.”

Shortly afterwards, Schiff was asked on MSNBC if he’d had any knowledge of the whistleblower before the complaint was submitted and he said no.

On October 2, the New York Times published the story that the whistleblower had contacted a House Intelligence Committee aide. The report said the whistleblower had first expressed his concerns to a CIA colleague and asked him to convey them to the C.I.A.’s top lawyer. It’s unclear if the issue was ever raised with the CIA’s lawyer or if it had been and he didn’t think the whistleblower had a case. Either way, nothing came from that effort, so the whistleblower reached out to Schiff’s aide. The Times writes that “in both cases, the original accusation was vague.” In fact it was so vague, and after reading a transcript of the call, many of us, like the FBI’s top lawyer, still don’t see what his concern was.

The report said the staffer told Schiff about the whistleblower, but did not reveal his identity. Sure.

He was forced to qualify his earlier denial to MSNBC and after that, “Schiff stopped demanding the testimony, and last Sunday he claimed it was no longer needed. While the extent of their coordination is unknown, the major problem was that the discussions were undisclosed by both Schiff and the anti-Trump complainant. Schiff had publicly denied any such interactions while the bureaucrat failed to mention the contacts when specifically asked about them on a government form.”

Another major change that took place after the story in the Times, is that the Democrats became very secretive to the extent that they wouldn’t allow Republican members of Congress to sit in on the depositions or even view the transcripts. In this way, they could cherry pick the most damaging information to leak to the media.

Last Sunday, Schiff told CBS News, “Given that we already have the call record, we don’t need the whistleblower who wasn’t on the call to tell us what took place during the call. We have the best evidence of that.”

Given that we already have the call record, we don’t need the whistleblower or his complaint. Since we’re talking about impeaching the President of the United States here, something that doesn’t happen everyday, I think a personal appearance is called for.

As most of us are aware, the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry is not official because House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has refused to hold a vote on the House floor. On Friday, she announced that she “would not be holding a vote anytime soon.”

She has several good reasons for not doing so. It would hurt House Democrats from purple districts where support for Trump is strong.

Once a formal floor vote is taken to open an impeachment inquiry, the Republicans, who have been shut out of the process entirely, would gain the power to subpoena and to question witnesses.

The Federalist’s David Marcus points out another reason why Pelosi might be holding back.

Once the gavel falls on an actual impeachment, the House, the only chamber the Democrats hold, becomes irrelevant. That is a political disaster, and it is why the Democrats are still very unlikely to actually pull that trigger.

The ball will move into the Senate’s court and Pelosi and the House will have no more control over it. That’s a very big deal, because from the day they took over the House the Democrats have been able to frustrate Trump with impeachment talk any time they want to step on his initiatives or triumphs. Once a vote is held, that is over.

What’s a Speaker to do?

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France: Deputy editor of Le Figaro condemned for saying everyone has the “right to hate religion”

France: Deputy editor of Le Figaro condemned for saying everyone has the “right to hate religion”
A religion is a set of ideas. Ideas can and should be evaluated on their merits, that is, their truth or falsehood. If Yves Thréard had said that everyone has a right to hate Christianity, or Judaism, he would be hailed as a “courageous” thinker whose right to free speech should be upheld. But the […]

Liberals Try Smearing Gabbard Over David Duke Endorsement. But One Inconvenient Fact Nukes Their Argument.

Tulsi Gabbard

Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-HI, speaks during a presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/NYT at Otterbein University, Tues., 10/15/19, in Westerville, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

As Bonchie wrote Friday, Hillary Clinton came out of far left field with provocative comments she made, without evidence, on a recent podcast with former Obama senior adviser David Plouffe suggesting Russia was “grooming” 2020 presidential contender Rep. Tulsi Gabbard to be a third party candidate in order to spoil chances for the eventual Democratic nominee.

She also referred to Gabbard and 2016 Green Party nominee Jill Stein as “Russian assets”, per this recap of the podcast from Fox News:

“I’m not making any predictions but I think they’ve got their eye on somebody who is currently in the Democratic primary and are grooming her to be the third-party candidate,” Clinton said, in apparent reference to Gabbard. “She’s the favorite of the Russians. They have a bunch of sites and bots and other ways of supporting her so far.”

She then accused Stein, who ran against her and Donald Trump in 2016, of also being an asset of Russia: “That’s assuming Jill Stein will give it up, which she might not because she’s also a Russian asset.”

Gabbard pushed back with a blistering response, calling the failed 2016 Democratic presidential nominee “the queen of warmongers, embodiment of corruption, and personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party for so long.” Gabbard also challenged Clinton to stop “cowardly [hiding] behind your proxies” and join the presidential race so they could face each other directly.

Sadly, Clinton’s pathetic broadside of Gabbard inspired other Democrats and supporters of other presidential candidates to revive the old smear about how racist David Duke’s February endorsement of Gabbard somehow Means Something™, even though she has repudiated it several times.

I logged on to Twitter first thing this morning and saw that “David Duke” was trending. When I clicked on the trending link, it was filled with unhinged liberals trying to convince people that Duke’s endorsement of Gabbard meant she was a racist candidate:

Source: Twitter screen grab.

Duke, who was head of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1970s, posted a set of tweets endorsing #TulsiGabbard's 2020 presidential run.

Duke also endorsed Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election.#TulsiIsARussianAssethttps://t.co/SSPrrNvpeJ

— Nathan Schneider (@NSchneiderAZ13) October 19, 2019

Tulsi Gabbard, noted Assad apologist and 2020 third party voter bait, endorsed by Steve Bannon and David Duke and a regular on Tucker Carlson's show, polling at 1% with actual Democrats but beloved by Russia and the far right, has opinions about being called a stooge, apparently.

— The Girl Anachronism (@Gwynnion) October 18, 2019

Ask yourself why @TulsiGabbard earned David Duke's endorsement. Ask yourself why she supports genocide against the Kurds. ask yourself why Putin's trolls and bots all support her.

— Siva Vaidhyanathan🗽🤘🏽 (@sivavaid) October 19, 2019

That’s just a small sampling. There are many more.

The only problem with liberals who are telling us that Duke’s endorsement Means Something™ is that these same liberals have conveniently forgotten (or perhaps didn’t know, because it was not widely reported at the time by the LSM) that Duke also endorsed Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) back in March:

In a Thursday podcast at his site, the former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard spoke out strongly in favor of the Muslim Congresswoman who has accused Jewish lawmakers of dual loyalty, attributed support for Israel to foreign money, and said Israel has “hypnotized” the world.

“By defiance to Z.O.G. Ilhan Omar is NOW the most important Member of the US Congress!” Mr. Duke wrote on his site, using the acronym for “Zionist Occupation Government,” a term anti-Semites use to refer to the U.S. government as secretly controlled by Jews.

So going by the left’s standards, if David Duke endorsing Gabbard means she’s a racist, then Duke endorsing Omar means she’s an anti-Semite, right? Isn’t that how this works? Your rules, liberals. Your rules.

That said, there’s plenty of evidence Omar is an actual anti-Semite, regardless of Duke’s praise of her this year. On the other hand, there’s zero evidence Gabbard is a racist.

Liberals who disagree with Gabbard on policy should stick to that, rather than lob false accusations of racism and Russian grooming that they can’t back up.

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Mick Mulvaney’s presser, a closer look

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I want to take another look at Mick Mulvaney’s presser — the one that Democrats and the mainstream media claim nails down the existence of a quid pro quo arrangement between President Trump and Ukraine (or offer thereof) involving U.S. military aid. My previous post focused on the fact that if Mulvaney was talking about a quid pro quo, it wasn’t military aid in exchange for conducting an investigation of the Bidens. Rather it was military aid for cooperating with an investigation of Ukrainian involvement in the 2016 election campaign.

I argued that even if such a pro quid quo was offered, it wasn’t corrupt because investigating foreign involvement in our election is a legitimate national interest.

In this post, I want to look more closely at whether Mulvaney confessed to any quid pro quo. Having listened more closely to what Mulvaney said, it’s not clear that he did.

Mulvaney cited two reasons for the holding up of military aid to Ukraine: (1) lack of a contribution by European countries and (2) corruption in Ukraine. Then he added:

Did [Trump] also mention to me in past the corruption related to the DNC server? Absolutely, no question about that. But that’s it, and that’s why we held up the money.

Previously, instead of transcribing “in past,” I transcribed “in passing.” But on further review, it sounds like Mulvaney said “in past.” I assume he meant to say “in the past.”

Thus, Mulvaney was telling reporters that Trump initially withheld the aid because of lack of European participation and because of corruption. The “DNC server” was merely something Trump had mentioned in the past as an example of the corruption that concerned him.

This is not a confession by Mulvaney that, when aid was withheld, there was a quid pro quo involving investigating the DNC, a server, and/or interference in the 2016 election. It is not a confession that Trump wanted to pressure Ukraine into investigating matters relevant to the 2016 election, or anything else.

This, though, was not the end of discussion. A reporter followed up by saying/asking, “So the demand for an investigation into the Democrats was part of the reason why [Trump] ordered to withhold funding to the Ukrainians?”

Mulvaney did not adopt that statement. Instead, he said, “the look back to what happened in 2016 was part of the thing he was worried about in corruption with that nation.”

The reporter then said, “withholding the funding.” Mulvaney said “yeah, which ultimately then flowed.”

At this point, Mulvaney still has not said that there was a quid pro quo in connection with an investigation. All he has said is (1) that the funding was withheld because of (a) lack of European participation and (b) Ukrainian corruption and (2) that what Ukraine did (or might have done) relating to 2016 was part of the corruption concern.

A reporter then claimed, erroneously, that Mulvaney has described a quid pro quo:

Let’s be clear. What you have just described in a quid pro quo. It is ‘funding will not flow unless the investigation into the Democratic server happens as well.’

Mulvaney neither agreed nor disagreed with this statement. All he said was “we do that all the time with foreign policy.” (A number of commentators, such as John and Andy McCarthy, have made this point. By doing so, they don’t concede that there was a quid pro quo in this case, and neither, necessarily, did Mulvaney.)

Mulvaney is saying we do quid pro quos — aid in exchange for policy adjustments — all the time. He’s not saying we demand investigations — of Democratic servers or anything else — all the time. Clearly, we do not.

Given Mulvaney’s previous statements, the demand here, to the extent there was one, is to satisfy the administration that we wouldn’t be aiding a hopelessly corrupt country. Mulvaney still hasn’t said or agreed that aid was conditioned on an investigation of Democrats.

Democrats and their media allies are also trying to make something of Mulvaney’s statement later on that “there’s going to be political influence in foreign policy.” Here, though, all Mulvaney was saying is that the substance of foreign policy changes as the result of elections.

This is clear from his statement, in the middle of this part of the discussion, that “elections have consequences.” In fact, Mulvaney said this twice. He added that “foreign policy is going to change from the Obama administration to the Trump administration.” Obviously.

That’s the sense in which Mulvaney was saying that politics influences foreign policy. Mulvaney certainly wasn’t saying that foreign policy is or should be influenced by the desire to investigate political opponents.

It’s possible that Trump did withhold military aid for a time because he wanted to pressure Ukraine to investigate matters of Ukrainian interference in the 2016 election. If so, I see little, if anything, wrong with this. But Mulvaney didn’t really say that happened.

It’s possible that Trump withheld military aid for a time because he wanted to pressure Ukraine to investigate the Bidens. If so, I think this would be a serious wrong. But Mulvaney certainly didn’t say this happened.

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David Brooks on 2/1/19 "PBS NewsHour"

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Barbra Streisand Shares Photo of Nancy Pelosi Killing Trump

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Actress Barbra Streisand is seen in the crowd as she listens to President Barack Obama deliver remarks at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, Wednesday, Sept., 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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