Democrats prioritize politics over public health

ITEM #1: Are Democrats serious about effectively combating the coronavirus threat?

It appears not.

National Democrats stalled an economic rescue package in the U.S. Senate by insisting on a wish list of left-wing policy proposals that have failed to gain support on their own — and that have absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with tackling the virus situation.  

Marc Lotter, Director of Strategic Communications for the Trump 2020 campaign, provides a partial list of the Democrats’ outrageous political demands:solar/wind tax creditspostal service debtelection law changescarbon emission limits$35M for Kennedy Centerimmigration expansionreturn of Obamaphonescommunity newspaper retirement plans$15 minimum wage
As James S. Robbins put it in a column for USA Today, “The 1119-page bill is Christmas in March for liberal special interests.”

Now, if you’re a sane person, you might be wondering how taking steps like imposing further limits on carbon emissions, or offering tax credits for solar and wind power, or expanding immigration would possibly have any effect in combatting a threat to public health.

The answer, of course, is: It wouldn’t. 

But no matter. Democrats sense an opportunity to exploit the current public panic in order to force their long-standing wish list of progressive policies on society, and so that’s what they’re going to try to do.

Actually addressing the crisis? Apparently that’s for others to worry about. 

As Obama’s former chief-of-staff, Rahm Emanuel, once said: Never let a crisis go to waste.

Fortunately, on Tuesday, President Trump declared in a tweet: “This will never be approved by me, or any other Republican!”

Amen.

ITEM #2: After President Trump noted that the anti-malaria drug chloroquine *might* help battle coronavirus, the media rushed to blame the president for the death of an Arizona man who reportedly tried it without a doctor’s prescription.

“We saw Trump on TV — every channel — & all of his buddies and that this was safe,” the man’s wife said in a media interview. “Trump kept saying it was basically pretty much a cure.”

Alas, it turned out, the man had taken “a fish tank cleaner.” And as Chuck Woolery noted:

“Chloroquine phosphate is not a med. It’s fish tank cleaner. No one, including President Trump, has ever suggested you take this for the virus. The media knows this. You can’t fix stupid. Why we despise the Press.” 

Added Jessica Fletcher of RealDailyWire:

“I really didn’t expect tonight to devolve into defending the President from being blamed for people drinking fish tank cleaning chemicals, but 2020 is a special kind of stupid.”

Indeed.

ITEM #3: Back in January, Joe Biden, now the Democrats’ frontrunner for President, wrote an editorial that was published by USA Today, in which he referred to President Trump’s travel bans to combat the spread of coronavirus as “reactionary” and claimed they would only make things worse.

In a separate interview on Tuesday, Biden said from his bunker in Wilmington, Delaware (and we dare you to make any sense of this):

“We have to take care of the cure. That will make the problem worse no matter what.”

Huh?

Imagine where we’d be today if Biden had been President back in January.

ITEM #4: On Monday, Joe Biden did a live streaming video in which he said: “Trump keeps saying he’s a wartime president. Well, start acting like one.”

Hmm. Let’s compare and contrast …

During his online video conference, Biden’s teleprompter apparently stopped working, and he got confused and stumbled around in his remarks. Meanwhile, President Trump was conducting a live, two-hour press conference, taking and answering all questions.

We think the country can see who’s a wartime president and who wouldn’t be.

And by the way, Americans seem to be quite satisfied with the President’s leadership on this issue. As reported by The Hill:

“A majority of American voters say they believe the Trump administration is taking strong enough measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey.

“Sixty-one percent of registered voters said they strongly or somewhat agree that the Trump administration is taking strong enough measures to slow or stop the spread of COVID-19, while 39 percent said they strongly or somewhat disagree.”


ITEM #5: We’re not done with Joe Biden just yet.

In his attempt to pander to the increasingly large faction of the Democrat Party that’s obsessed with identity politics, Biden has blatantly promised to engage in racial and gender discrimination.

From The Hill:

“In his debate with Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden made two pledges to voters and asked his opponent to do the same to nominate only a black woman for the next open Supreme Court seat and to choose a woman as his vice president. Even with identity politics, the pledge to impose a gender and race requirement for the next Supreme Court nominee is as ironic as it is troubling. What Biden was declaring, and what Sanders wisely avoided, would effectively constitute discrimination in admission to the Supreme Court. Indeed, the Supreme Court has declared that such race or gender conditions are strictly unconstitutional for admission to public colleges.”

The story’s author, Jonathan Turley, points out that under Biden’s standards, lots of current and past Supreme Court justices would be disqualified from consideration — including many favorites of the left:

“He would not consider a nominee like Ruth Bader Ginsburg because of the color of her skin. He would not consider Thurgood Marshall because of his gender. Louis Brandeis and Oliver Wendell Holmes would be losers under this policy. Indeed, this is just ironic for those four members of the Supreme Court who have voted consistently to uphold admissions policies based on race.”

And Turley adds that, “Imposing an absolute requirement that a nominee be a particular gender and race is effectively an affirmative action pledge. It is precisely what the Supreme Court already declared to be unconstitutional discrimination.”

In other words, Biden’s approach to choosing a nominee for the entity responsible for interpreting the constitution … would itself be unconstitutional.

ITEM #6: Among the left’s most ridiculously misguided ideas in recent years has been the movement to ban plastic bags.

It’s a stupid idea under any circumstances, but has been exposed as especially absurd — and dangerous — in the midst of the coronavirus threat. 

Eight states have imposed plastic-bag bans (fortunately, Nevada is not among them … yet). The problem, as Patrick Gleason of Americans for Tax Reform points out, is that, “All of these laws seek to force or encourage the use of reusable shopping bags, which pose a public health risk at any time and especially during the current pandemic.”

He explains further:

“A 2011 study published by researchers at the University of Arizona and Loma Linda University found that reusable shopping bags are often used for multiple purposes, transported and set down in many difference places, and ‘seldom if ever washed.’ Researchers discovered ‘large numbers of bacteria were found in almost all bags and coliform bacteria in half,’ along with a ‘wide range of enteric bacteria, including several opportunistic pathogens.’ A number of additional studies have found reusable bags can serve as carriers of bacteria that cause food-borne illness.”

Naturally, the danger is only heightened with this new virus on the loose.

And what are we all getting in exchange for increasing these risks to public health? Apparently nothing. As Gleason notes, “[T]here is also proof that reusable shopping bags are ineffective when it comes to reducing litter and benefiting the environment.”

Nice going, guys.

Thankfully, common sense has prevailed in a couple of states that have banned plastic bags, with Maine and New York announcing they’ve suspended their bans. 

Stopping these plastic-bag bans in the midst of our current public health challenges should be a no-brainer for the states with such laws on the books. But they’d be wise to do away with them for good, even after the crisis has passed. And states without such laws, like Nevada, should steer clear.

ITEM #7: The Mueller probe sure seems like ancient history at this point, but there was actually some important news about it this past week. In a nutshell: We just got what has to be the strongest evidence yet that this was nothing but a political gambit from the get-go. 

Writing for National Review, Andrew McCarthy has a piece that outlines the recent developments and what they demonstrate. He writes:

“More than an investigation, the Mueller probe was the wellspring of a political narrative. That becomes clearer as time goes by and more information ekes out … such as new confirmation that, months before Mueller was appointed in May 2017, it was already well understood in Justice Department circles that there was no case of criminal ‘collusion’ between the Trump campaign and Russia.

“Never was that made more obvious than by the Justice Department’s quiet announcement late Monday, under the five-alarm noise of the coronavirus scare, that it has dropped the special counsel’s indictment of Russian companies …”


This might seem puzzling at first glance. But it actually makes perfect sense once you understand the motivation behind the probe. McCarthy explains:

“[Prosecutors] were not going to charge any crime that called for proving Russia’s culpability in court. Their evidence is shaky and, if there were ever an acquittal, the Trump-Russia political narrative would be kaput, while the Putin regime celebrated a huge propaganda coup.

“So why did Team Mueller publicly file an indictment against Russians?

“Because they figured it was a freebie. The prosecutors assumed that they would never have to … you know … prove the case. The Russian defendants were in Russia. There was no way Putin would ever extradite them for an American criminal trial. The prosecutors knew that. What they wrote was not meant to be a real indictment. It was meant to be a press release. It was meant to be what Team Mueller was best at: the spinning of a narrative.”


The piece is truly excellent, and well worth reading in full, which you can do here.
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“Our people want to return to work. They will practice Social Distancing and all else, and Seniors will be watched over protectively & lovingly. We can do two things together. THE CURE CANNOT BE WORSE (by far) THAN THE PROBLEM!” – President Donald Trump

“POTUS never said turn the economy back on and ignore the health crisis. He said we need to deal with both crises, draw the right balance, and make sure the cure is not worse than the disease. That’s common sense.” – Andy McCarthy

“Many media fear mongers are in panic right now that the United States might actually go back to work sooner rather than later. They’re trying to say they are worried about the health of Americans but the fact is too many of them are afraid the economy is going to snap back quickly.” – Charles Payne

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ITEM #1:  Last week, we put the spotlight on Vermont Senator and Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ history as an apologist for some of history’s most brutal dictators.

But oh, is there more to say about Bernie.

This week, let’s talk economics.

It’s no secret that Sanders has an affinity for socialism (democratic socialism, as he likes to call it), and in particular he loves to point to the Scandinavian economic model as an example of what we should adopt here in the United States.

But as with so many things, Bernie is completely misguided on this front — not just in his preference for socialist policies, but also in his understanding of what’s going on in the countries he ostensibly seeks to emulate.

As Fareed Zakaria, writing for the Washington Post, explains

“Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) says that his proposals ‘are not radical,’ pointing again and again to countries in Northern Europe such as Denmark, Sweden and Norway as examples of the kind of economic system he wants to bring to the United States. The image he conjures up is of a warm and fuzzy social democracy in which market economics are kept on a tight leash through regulation, the rich are heavily taxed and the social safety net is generous. That is, however, an inaccurate and highly misleading description of those Northern European countries today.

“Take billionaires. Sanders has been clear on the topic: ‘Billionaires should not exist.’ But Sweden and Norway both have more billionaires per capita than the United States — Sweden almost twice as many. Not only that, these billionaires are able to pass on their wealth to their children tax-free. Inheritance taxes in Sweden and Norway are zero, and in Denmark 15 percent. The United States, by contrast, has the fourth-highest estate taxes in the industrialized world at 40 percent.

“Sanders’s vision of Scandinavian countries, as with much of his ideology, seems to be stuck in the 1960s and 1970s, a period when these countries were indeed pioneers in creating a social market economy. In Sweden, government spending as a percentage of gross domestic product doubled from 1960 to 1980, going from approximately 30 percent to 60 percent. But as Swedish commentator Johan Norberg points out, this experiment in Sanders-style democratic socialism tanked the Swedish economy. Between 1970 and 1995, he notes, Sweden did not create a single net new job in the private sector. In 1991, a free-market prime minister, Carl Bildt, initiated a series of reforms to kick-start the economy. By the mid-2000s, Sweden had cut the size of its government by a third and emerged from its long economic slump.”


In other words, Sanders supports an economic system that proved so deficient, and so disastrous, that even the countries he consistently invokes as the system’s greatest success stories … abandoned it long ago.

It’s great to see somebody in the press finally calling him out on his ignorance.

ITEM #2: If you ever needed an indication of how extreme the left has become in the war over the courts, you got it yesterday, folks.

From the Washington Examiner:

“Sen. Chuck Schumer took aim at Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch, promising to make them ‘pay’ as the pair is set to rule on abortion regulations.

“‘I want to tell you Gorsuch, I want to tell you Kavanaugh: You have released the whirlwind, and you will pay the price,’ the New York Democrat said Wednesday at a rally for abortion rights. ‘You won’t know what hit you if you go forward with these awful decisions.'”


Which invites the question: What price will they pay, Senator Schumer?

It’s absolutely reprehensible for a U.S. Senator to threaten two justices of the Supreme Court because of how they might rule on a case. (You can read more about this and watch the video of Schumer’s remarks here.)

Chief Justice John G. Roberts issued a statement harshly condemning Schumer for his outrageous remarks. Here’s Roberts’ statement in full:

“This morning, Senator Schumer spoke at a rally in front of the Supreme Court while a case was being argued inside. Senator Schumer referred to two Members of the Court by name and said he wanted to tell them that “You have released a whirlwind, and you will pay the price. You will not know what hit you if you go forward with these awful decisions.” Justices know that criticism comes with the territory, but threatening statements of this sort from the highest levels of government are not only inappropriate, they are dangerous. All Members of the Court will continue to do their job, without fear or favor, from whatever quarter.”

Shame on Senator Schumer, for behaving so indecently and recklessly that he actually prompted the unprecedented step of a rebuke from a Supreme Court Chief Justice.

ITEM #3:The annual Conservative Political Action Conference, the nation’s largest gathering of grassroots conservative leaders and activists, was held last week.

The conference drew more than 10,000 attendees and featured a star-studded lineup of speakers — including President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, American Conservative Union Chairman Matt Schlapp, Donald Trump, Jr., Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, Kellyanne Conway, and many others.

In addition, CPAC 2020 featured Morning in Nevada PAC President and former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, who moderated a panel discussion focusing on the all-important issue of voter fraud and the need to ensure the integrity of our elections system.

You can check out a video of the full discussion here.

ITEM #4:   On Monday a federal judge “ordered twice failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to give a sworn deposition over her use of a private email server while she was Secretary of State.”  

Maybe no one’s above the law after all?

ITEM #5: Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted last week:

“Whenever people ask for the three most important issues in our country, I tell them the same thing: The children. The children. The children.”

Yet she, like many Democrats, opposes a bill to ban killing live babies after birth. It really is incredible how extreme the left has become on the issue of life. 

ITEM #6: Jorge and Betty Rivas, co-owners of a Mexican restaurant just north of Tucson, Arizona, attended President Trump’s campaign rally in Phoenix a week ago. Betty was photographed wearing a big cowboy hat with the words “Latinos Love Trump” on it.

They were subsequently slammed with all manner of hate on social media, as well as blistering reviews of their restaurant on Yelp and Google.

“Just because we are Latinos, it doesn’t mean that we have to feel like every other Latino in this country,” Jorge said in response, vowing that, “They are not going to achieve their goal of running us out of business.”

And the President of the United States came to the couple’s defense in a tweet:

“The food is GREAT at Sammy’s Mexican Grill,” the leader of the free world wrote. “I will try to stop by the next time I am in Phoenix.”

For anyone in the neighborhood wanting to show support for the besieged Trump supporters, Sammy’s is located at 16502 N. Oracle Road in Catalina. The restaurant’s phone number is (520) 818-2424.

ITEM #7: Joe Biden, Democrat presidential candidate and human gaffe machine, did it again last week in a South Carolina speech:

“I’m looking forward to appointing the first African-American woman to the United States Senate.”

African-American Sen. Kamala Harris could not be reached for comment.

He followed that up with this “oops” on FOX News on Sunday:

Joe Biden: Thanks Chuck!
Chris Wallace: Its Chris.
Joe Biden: I said Chris.


ITEM #8: Love this tweet by Lori Hendry (@Lrihendry):

Your choice for President 2020: 

Trump— a man who makes things happen 

Bernie— a man who takes things from those who make things happen 

Biden— a man who doesn’t know what’s happening


ITEM #9: Federal Judge Randolph Moss ruled this past Sunday that Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, was unlawfully appointed to the position by President Trump and voided a pair of policies to deter illegal immigration that Cuccinelli had implemented.

Judge Moss was appointed by President Obama. The issue of Obama-era judges’ extremism is likely to be a hot topic in the coming year.

ITEM #10: The Catholic archbishop of Minneapolis/St. Paul last week urged priests not to vote in the Democrat presidential primary because it could be viewed as “partisan.”  

We know members of the clergy often take a vow of poverty, but we didn’t know they took a vow not to enjoy their rights of citizenship. This is taking the notion of “separation of church and state” way too far.
NOTABLE QUOTES“I don’t want @realDonaldTrump for another 4 years. I want him 4 ever!” – Randy Quaid

“We hold these truths to be self-evident. All men and women are created, by the, you know, you know the thing.” – Joe Biden

“The Democrat Party is a field of lightweights in complete disarray.” – Kayleigh McEnany

“The Democrat Party Establishment is coalescing to crush Bernie Sanders.” – Breitbart News, 3/3/20

“I’m glad Pete Buttigieg dropped out. … Now we get to watch a senile hair sniffer, a cranky communist, some weird billionaire, and a woman catfishing as a Native American fight for a spot to lose against Trump.” – Ashley St. Claire

“Stop calling Bernie/AOC ‘Democratic Socialists.’ They are socialists.” – Ryan Saavedra

“(Mike) Bloomberg was asked why he pushes for gun control when he has 24/7 armed guards. Bloomberg said because he’s rich and a politician.” – National Rifle Association
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ADAM LAXALT ON BAD NEWS BERNIE AND COMPANY

ITEM #1:  With his runaway victory last weekend in Nevada’s caucuses, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders solidified his standing as the frontrunner in the Democrats’ race for President.

As you’d expect with any frontrunner — but especially so with one who makes the Democrat/media establishment nervous the way Sanders does (see ITEM #2 for more on this) — his record is starting to get some scrutiny. And boy, is there a lot to talk about.

We all know that many on the left have always had a soft spot in their hearts for authoritarian regimes, particularly those built on the socialist economic system. But even among that crowd, Sanders’ history as an apologist for some of the world’s must brutal dictators stands out.

Just a few days ago, the self-described socialist created some buzz when, in an interview with 60 Minutes, he doubled down on his past defenses of the Castro regime that has brought nothing but human suffering to Cuba.

Writing for National Review, David Harsanyi breaks down the significance of this in a piece aptly titled “Why Bernie Sanders’s Praise of Fidel Castro Matters”:

“Bernie Sanders is old-school, still in the habit of praising old comrades. ‘When Fidel Castro came into office, you know what he did? He had a massive literacy program. Is that a bad thing?’ Bernie told 60 Minutes this past weekend, reacting to criticism of his near-complete praise of the dictator back in the 1980s.

“The answer is: Yes, massive literacy programs instituted using the machinery of a tyranny are, indeed, a bad thing.”


After noting that “Cubans haven’t been able to freely read about their own oppression since Castro took power,” Harsanyi hits on the inevitable conclusion: “[T]he only possible reason any American would feel the need to defend that dictator’s programs — Sanders once said Castro ‘educated the children, gave them health care’ — is because they’re sympathetic to the cause.”

It’s simply absurd that anyone, when pressed on the topic of one of the worst monsters in history, would think that health care programs and education are the most relevant points to hone in on. Yet that’s been Bernie’s M.O. when it comes to Castro, and plenty of other tyrants, for decades.

It’s morally repugnant.

By the way, isn’t it remarkable how none of Sanders’ rivals for the nomination ever call him out on any of this? You’d think that consistent support for some of the most oppressive, thuggish regimes the world has ever seen would lend itself to some pretty strong and effective attacks. The explanation for the silence is one of two things. Either the other leading Democrats fear attacking Sanders on this front would repel too many voters among the party’s base, or they themselves are at least sympathetic to Bernie’s perspective.

Whichever the case may be, it’s quite an indictment of today’s Democrats.

And of course, we’ve barely scratched the surface when it comes to the problems with Bernie Sanders, his views, and his record. Which means there will be plenty to check out in next week’s Morning Source — and beyond.

ITEM #2: As we alluded to above, the Sanders Tsunami has the Democrat Party establishment in full panic mode, as they find themselves in a classic damned-if-you-do, damned-if-you-don’t situation.

As uber-liberal Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne put it:

“[President Donald] Trump would love to tie the entire Democratic Party to ‘crazy socialism’ — but he’d also relish attacking ‘the Democratic establishment’ for denying Sanders the nomination. What petrifies Democrats is that not one of their candidates, whether on the left or in the middle, has found a way out of this box.”

Indeed, the Democrat establishment recognizes that a Sanders nomination could not only cost them the White House, but would only make it more difficult for them to win down-ballot. But if the powers that be were to step in and give the nod to someone else, they’d risk a significant drop in turnout among much of their far-left base.

So as with all the Democrat debates thus far, the real winners of the Nevada Democrat caucus were … Donald Trump and the Republicans.

ITEM #3:One more thing on the Nevada caucuses. The New York Times reports:

“The final results of the Nevada Democratic caucuses were released on Monday, and the data appears to contain errors and inconsistencies similar to those that plagued the contests in Iowa a few weeks ago.

“An analysis by The New York Times found flaws in the results of at least 9 percent of precincts, including some instances in which delegates appeared to have been given to the wrong candidates.”


Can’t Democrats get anything right?

ITEM #4:  With Nevada’s political left clamoring for new taxes, it’s worth asking a question: What exactly should those who would foot the bill expect to get for all that additional money taken out of their wallets?

Lessons from other states suggest the answer is: not much.

In fact, the evidence demonstrates that places with higher tax burdens often see lower quality when it comes to government services and outputs.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal explains in a recent editorial:
“When it comes to government, you don’t always get what you pay for. Just ask the residents of New York and California.

“Taxes in both deep blue states are extremely high. In 2017, state and local governments in New York collected more than $9,000 per person. That was the highest in the nation. California ranked ninth, raking in more than $6,100 per capita. Large states run by Republicans took in a fraction of that. Per capita tax collections were $4,200 in Texas and $3,700 in Florida. That data comes from the Tax Foundation.

“With all that extra money, you’d expect New York and California residents to be receiving much higher quality government services. You’d be wrong.”


The piece goes into depth on how, despite taxing their citizens to a greater degree, and despite spending considerably more on education, New York and California lag lower-spending states when it comes to student achievement.

It’s no secret that Silver State Democrats want to impose the California model — higher taxes, more spending — on Nevada. And they’re free to make their case. But voters should know what the results are likely to be.

ITEM #5: Former Vice President Joe Biden is having a killer week — meaning he’s killing his campaign for president.

In the aftermath of Democrats’ failed impeachment attempt — which succeeded only in shining the light on the corrupt dealings of Biden and his family, rather than any wrongdoing by President Trump — things have only continued to get worse for the one-time Democrat frontrunner.

First he got crushed by socialist Bernie Sanders in the Nevada caucuses.  

Then he got caught saying he never said South Carolina was his “firewall,” even though there’s a video of him saying South Carolina was his firewall. 

Then he claimed he worked with Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping on the Paris Climate Accord — even though Deng left office in 1992 and died 23 years ago.

And he wrapped it all up by telling an audience in South Carolina he was running for U.S. SENATE.

This has gone beyond sad. It’s time for a Biden family intervention.

ITEM #6: How desperate are the Trump-haters on the left and in the media (but we repeat ourselves)?

A “major” story out of the swamp this week reported that the value of gifts to the Trump family from foreign leaders dropped from $140,000 in 2017 to $88,420 in 2018.

IMPEACH!

ITEM #7: Federal Judge David C. Bury ruled last week that the conditions in Border Patrol holding facilities in Arizona were unacceptable. The open-borders crowd immediately took to social media, cheering the decision and slamming President Trump.

One problem…

The lawsuit was brought by migrants complaining about the conditions in the holding cells … in 2015. That was during BARACK OBAMA’s administration, BEFORE Trump was elected.  

Oops.

ITEM #8: Pop quiz…

Liberal: “People who oppose government-run health care are poorly educated.”

Conservative: “Who runs education?”

Class dismissed.NOTABLE QUOTES“Before Trump, you know I’m not ashamed to admit it I had to get the food stamps and stuff. And after you know I got a job.” – Terry Grooms, lifelong Ohio DEMOCRAT for Trump

“Let me tell you about your record, your record is so bad you ought to be ashamed of yourself. You have probably the worst record in the history of broadcasting.” – President Donald Trump to CNN’s Jim Acosta

“The democrat front runner (Bernie Sanders) is self-described socialist aged 78, looks 98, just had a heart attack–and looks like he sleeps in his car.” – Larry Elder

“Bernie Sanders is perfectly fine with Castro locking up dissidents, murdering political opponents, and starving their citizens as long as they have literacy tests so the people can read while they get murdered.” – Charlie Kirk

“By the way, we’ll lose 49 states.” – MSDNC’s Chris Matthews on what will happen to Democrats if Bernie Sanders is their nominee

“A (Bernie) Sanders presidency threatens to fill the White House with extremists who are far more interested in tearing things down than finding constructive ways to fix social problems.” – Las Vegas Sun

“I could teach anybody, even people in this room, no offense intended, to be a farmer. It’s a process. You dig a hole, you put a seed in, you put dirt on top, add water, up comes the corn.” – Mini-Mike Bloomberg, 2016

“Hey, Bloomberg.  You know as much about farming as a hog knows about an airplane, so how are you going to teach somebody else how to do it?  Better stay in NYC where corn comes in cans.” – Country rock legend Charlie Daniels

“I will use the Executive emergency powers of the presidency to tell companies how they can generate electricity, what kind of cars they can build, what kind of buildings we’re gonna have.” – Tom Steyer
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MSDNC ? What the actual fuck?

I have heard the President allude to this but I thought it was one of his nicknames. So the Dims have their own personal propaganda machine now. Ain’t that quaint? I suppose Chris matthews believes he’s still relevant too. I would wager. I don’t watch that garbage channel or CNN for the same reason I don’t eat out of public toilets. So much for the sanctity and integrity of the free press. Their integrity, that is. The rest of us are not so easily swayed nor sold on the ideologies of any Communists, Socialists, or other failing and treasonous political party such as the DNC. LIke the irrelentent babbling of Chris Matthews both are on their way out of the lives of Americans in November.

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‘Forgotten Americans’ Are Now Remembered

ITEM #1:  The left loves to smear conservatives as supporters of policies that allegedly only benefit the wealthy and privileged. The reality, of course, is precisely the opposite. When you limit government and remove barriers to prosperity and opportunity — policy ideas conservatives support and work to advance — the positive effects reverberate throughout the economy … and are felt by people of all backgrounds and socioeconomic status.

The economic boom that the United States is experiencing under President Trump has been nothing short of stunning. Last week, we highlighted a video showing that even news outlets that have been hostile to the President can no longer deny the success we’re all enjoying on his watch.

But it’s worth driving home a key point that can easily be lost in the top-line numbers: The policies President Trump has put in place have been helpful to all Americans, yes, but especially to those whom our political elites usually neglect — or, just as often, look down upon.

Writing for the Washington Times, Kay C. James has a great piece that examines how the President’s agenda has delivered big-time for the “forgotten Americans” — those in our country that the elitist class delights in viewing with contempt and condescension, and those who often have the most difficulty getting ahead.

James writes:

“President Trump’s ‘forgotten men and women’ are the farmer, the factory worker, and the middle-class men and women who have been ignored or even sneered at by Washington politicians. They are the people of ‘flyover country’ and ‘Middle America.’ They are the people CNN host Don Lemon and his guests recently made fun of when they called Trump supporters rubes and used mock Southern accents to paint them as uneducated, illiterate and unable to find places like Ukraine on a map.

“Mr. Trump’s ‘forgotten’ are the average, patriotic hard-working Americans who pay taxes for government programs many of them will never use. Many are religious. Some are gun owners. A surprising number are Democrats, independents or political agnostics.”


And especially damning for the left is that the rising economic tide is lifting up those whom they claim to speak for and care about most. As James explains:

“Indeed, African-Americans are part of the forgotten, too. For decades, politicians have repeatedly promised urban communities good jobs, good schools and safe neighborhoods. Instead, they have delivered policies that more often increased crime, degraded educational standards and made it harder to get work. … 

“While some in the media have tried to claim that Mr. Trump’s forgotten Americans are just disaffected, angry white voters, the president has always made clear that his policies to create jobs, lower taxes and open up opportunities would help everyone, including blacks and other minorities.”


As James goes on to detail, that’s exactly what they’ve done. But don’t expect our country’s left-wing elitists to acknowledge any of this. No, they’ll continue with all the smears — while Americans from all walks of life continue to enjoy all the prosperity.

ITEM #2: If you missed President Trump’s flyover in Air Force One at the Daytona 500 on Sunday, click here. It’s awesome.

Trump was also the first American president to give the infamous race command, “Gentlemen, start your engines,” before taking “The Beast” — the presidential limo — for a spin around the track. The fans LOVED it, chanting “USA! USA!” over and over again.

For those who didn’t hear, there was a huge, fiery crash at the end of the race. Which prompted this tweet by @Zookeepers4Pete:

“Ryan Newman endorsed Donald Trump for president. So many #lgbt #minority #dreamers have been hurt by Trump. Newman deserves SOME bad karma.”

It’s just unconscionable that anyone would actually root for someone to be seriously injured in a car crash because of that person’s political views.

ITEM #3:A recent Las Vegas Review-Journal editorial noted that some students at Oxford University, who are agitating for increased measures to fight climate change, have demanded that the school “divest from fossil fuel companies.”  

To which school principal Andrew Parker made a counter-offer:

“I am not able to arrange any divestment at short notice, but I can arrange for the gas central heating in college to be switched off with immediate effect.  Please let me know if you support this proposal.”

One student replied:

“This is an inappropriate and flippant response…  It’s January, and it would be borderline dangerous to switch off the central heating.”

As the R-J noted:

A word of advice to those concerned about climate change. Before you advocate draconian energy policies, be ready to propose solutions you’re willing to tolerate yourselves.”

This perfectly encapsulates the reality-free debate we’re having these days — especially when it comes to the “green” agenda.

ITEM #4:  What is the left doing to fix education? As the Las Vegas Review-Journal explained in an editorial on Monday, by replacing A-through-F grades with “EX,” “M,” “DV” and “E.”

A Madison, Wisconsin, school district “had to provide a key to help parents decipher” its new grading system. EX means “exceeding.” M means “meeting.” DV means “developing.” And E means “emerging.”

Yep, that should do it. Problem solved. Next?

ITEM #5: Three high school girls in Connecticut have filed a lawsuit to stop two guys who “identify” as girls from competing in girls’ track-and-field competitions. The two guys have reportedly won “15 girls state indoor and outdoor championship races since 2017.”

“Mentally and physically, we know the outcome before the race even starts,” said one of the girls. “That biological unfairness doesn’t go away because of what someone believes about gender identity.”

The girls argue in their lawsuit “that allowing athletes with male anatomy to compete has deprived them of track titles and scholarship opportunities.” 

It’ll be interesting to see how those on the left who claim to champion women’s rights as well as transgender rights handle this. It’s got to be one or the other; both cannot succeed in sports.

ITEM #6: The Boy Scouts have now filed for bankruptcy in response to a blizzard of lawsuits filed by men claiming to have been “molested as scouts by scoutmasters or other leaders decades ago but are only now eligible because of recent changes in their states’ statute-of-limitations laws.”

This isn’t right. If the victims want to go after the people who actually committed these acts under a lengthened statute-of-limitation law, fine. Get the people who actually did it.

But to destroy an entire 110-year-old organization that has been so good and so important for so many young men for so long because of the actions of a comparatively few bad apples is so wrong.

INSANITY IN AMERICA:  The Associated Press reports on the latest news from the “Snowflake Generation,” this time from Michigan:

“State lawmakers and a gun-rights group are calling for changes to Michigan’s terrorism law months after a Lake Superior State University student was charged for posting a photo of a rifle on social media and saying it would make ‘snowflakes melt.’

“Twenty-year-old Lucas Gerhard faces the charge of making a terrorist threat, a 20-year felony, over an incident that occurred in August.

“Before returning to the school for his junior year, Gerhard sent a photo of his newly purchased AR-15 rifle to a group of friends on Snapchat.

“He was arrested two days later.”


You can’t make this stuff up.NOTABLE QUOTES“A Sanders candidacy simply guarantees a Trump second term.” – Las Vegas Sun editorial

“Last night on CNN, Bernie (Sanders) called me a political hack.  That’s exactly who the f*ck I am! I am a political hack! I am not an ideologue. I am not a purist. He thinks it’s a pejorative. I kinda like it! At least I’m not a communist.” – Democrat strategist James Carville

“The forgotten — black, white, Hispanic, whatever-Americans — are seeing unprecedented successes under a president who said he wouldn’t forget them. Imagine the possibilities if those in Washington opposed to the president put aside their personal animus, ceased looking for ways to stop him, and realized that the successes he is achieving are successes for the American people.” – Kay C. James
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FEBRUARY 14, 2020

Bravo to the Trump Justice Department

ITEM #1:  Far too often, those of us who stand up for the rule of law and for public safety against dangerous sanctuary policies are on defense over this issue — trying to mitigate the damage as the lawless left pushes its radical agenda on our states and local communities.

That’s why it’s so refreshing to see it when those who share our commitment to doing what’s right for our citizens … push back.

CBS News reports that:

“Attorney General William Barr announced that the Department of Justice is taking legal action against local and state governments from coast to coast over their sanctuary city policies. As part of the administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration, Barr announced lawsuits against the states of California and New Jersey and King County in Washington state.”

This is a much welcome and entirely laudable step by the Trump Justice Department. It is simply outrageous that any state or local government would prevent its law-enforcement agencies from working with the federal government to keep dangerous criminals off our streets.

Attorney General Barr hits the nail on the head in his explanation of what the effort to combat sanctuary policies is all about:

“When we are talking about sanctuary cities, we are talking about policies that are designed to allow criminal aliens to escape,” Barr said Monday in a speech to the nation’s sheriffs. “These policies are not about people who came to our country illegally but have otherwise been peaceful and productive members of society. Their express purpose is to shelter aliens whom local law enforcement has already arrested for other crimes. This is neither lawful nor sensible.”

Bingo.

It’s worth stressing here — and we cannot emphasize this enough — that this is an issue that’s entirely relevant here in the Silver State. As you no doubt recall, just last year Democrats pushed a bill that would have turned all of Nevada into a sanctuary state, but thanks to your support, we launched a robust public-relations effort that led to the bill being stopped in its tracks.

But make no mistake — the radical left-wing politicians who dominate our state government today WILL bring this back again in next year’s legislative session. We need to be ready to stop them once again.

ITEM #2: While Nancy Pelosi can continue saying that President Donald Trump will be “forever impeached,” the fact is he will actually be forever acquitted. And in typical Trump fashion, he’s wearing the verdict as a badge of honor rather than a Scarlet Letter.

Democrats who failed to catch the presidential road-runner yet again thought the President would at least have “learned his lesson” by the experience. But his fiery, day-after, post-impeachment gathering in the White House dashed those hopes.

That spirited victory lap speech elicited the usual griping and hand-wringing from Democrats and their allies in the “fake news” media. To which former game-show host Chuck Woolery observed:

“Media says, ‘We’ve never seen anything like this.’ I agree, we finally have someone, Trump, who will and does stand up for us. It’s why we elected him you dolts.”

Helping the President weather the storm and come out on top are Pelosi’s continuing unhinged antics. Pelosi, as you’ve no doubt heard, threw a temper-tantrum and ripped up Trump’s excellent State of the Union speech on camera immediately after its conclusion.

But it gets better.

Pelosi’s allies tried to get Facebook and Twitter to remove a video President Trump posted called “Powerful American Stories Ripped to Shreds by Nancy Pelosi,” which showed highlights of some of the incredible Americans the President recognized during his State of the Union address, followed by the disgusting but accurate footage of Pelosi tearing up the speech. (By the way, good for Facebook and Twitter for refusing to be bullied.)

The Democrats’ instinctive resorting to censorship is telling, isn’t it? They only expect positive news, and can’t stand getting exposed even in the slightest way.

About Pelosi, the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s editors may have put it best, observing: “Mr. Trump is so deep inside her head that she, too, can no longer control her impulses.”

ITEM #3:Even before the Democrats’ presidential choice is officially nominated, the enthusiasm gap between R and D voters is growing and growing.

For Republicans, enthusiasm for re-electing President Donald Trump is sky-high, as demonstrated by the positive response across party lines to his State of the Union address, polling, and his non-stop sold-out campaign rallies all over the country.

Democrats, on the other hand, are increasingly voicing frustration with the campaigns of their leading candidates, the party’s strategic blunder with the impeachment sham, and the disaster of the Iowa caucuses.  

This observation about caucus turnout numbers by The New York Times tells that tale:

“The leading campaigns were prepared for as many as 300,000 people to show up — 60,000 more than the record set in 2008. Instead just 176,000 showed up, less than 3 percent more than in 2016.”

There’s also a growing “we can’t win” attitude spreading among the grassroots. As Conor Lamb, a Democrat Party activist in Pennsylvania, bemoaned last week to The New York Times: 

“It doesn’t matter. Find any kind of totally corrupt thing that Trump did, and it doesn’t matter. Republicans are just unified. They’re a damn steel curtain.”

Added Danny Villazon:

“A lot of people feel defeated … Trump always wins. It seems like nothing can stop him.”

Concluded veteran Democrat political strategist James Carville last week:

“I’m scared to death. I really am.”

ITEM #4: Regarding the health of our national economy, this video from CNN says it all: “225,000 net new jobs created in the month. 225,000. It’s so big that it broke my machine.”

It will be entertaining to see how the Democrats try to spin the latest, incredible jobs numbers into a negative.

The boom continues … and even CNN can’t deny the stunning success of the Trump economy! 

ITEM #5: In the last Democrat presidential debate, former Vice President “Sleepy” Joe Biden said: “I don’t know what about the past about Barack Obama and Joe Biden was so bad.”

We’ll take this one…
1. Bad economy
2. Bad unemployment numbers
3. Bad trade deals
4. Bad border security
5. Bad national security
6. Bad tax policies
7. Bad energy policies
8. Bad health insurance premiums
9. Bad education policies
10. Bad race relations
Feel free to add to this list yourself.

ITEM #6: If there’s any doubt in your mind that Hollywood’s elite are completely disconnected from reality, consider this excerpt from actor Joaquin Phoenix’s acceptance speech at this week’s Academy Awards ceremony:

“I think that we’ve become very disconnected from the natural world, and many of us, what we’re guilty of is an egocentric worldview — the belief that we’re the center of the universe. We go into the natural world, and we plunder it for its resources. We feel entitled to artificially inseminate a cow, and when she gives birth, we steal her baby, even though her cries of anguish are unmistakable. Then, we take her milk, that’s intended for her calf, and we put it in our coffee and our cereal…”

What a joke(r). And some wonder why, as columnist John Nolte pointed out this week, “Ratings for Sunday night’s 2020 Oscar ceremony collapsed by double digits to hit an all-time low.”

ITEM #7: Lest ye think Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS) isn’t real, as well as a seriously crippling mental disability, consider this tweet from NBC’s Sahil Kapur last week:

“UMass Lowell poll: 62% of New Hampshire Democrats would rather see a giant meteor strike the earth and extinguish all human life than see President Trump get re-elected.”

Will there be enough safe spaces in the world for these people after November 3rd?

ITEM #8:   Anyone even remotely following the liberal “fake news” industry in America knows it is not only biased, but often clueless. And Exhibit #1 came last week from MSNBC’s Katy Tur.

As a report in the Washington Examiner noted, Tur “asked a guest whether gerrymandering could be used to break up Republican control of the U.S. Senate.”

Um …

“Senate races are not determined by gerrymandered districts as there is no such thing as a Senate district,” noted reporter Becket Adams.  “The races are statewide. That a political journalist would not know this is absurd. That the anchor of a politics news show would not know this is something far beyond absurd. I am not sure if there is even a word for it.”

ITEM #9:  Vote, or else! That’s the message from California Assemblyman Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) who has introduced a new bill that would make voting mandatory in the not-so-Golden State.  

“Assembly Bill 2070,” reports the Los Angeles Times, “would require every Californian who registers to vote to ‘cast a ballot, marked or unmarked in whole or in part, at every election held within the territory within which the person resides.'”

And California’s suppression of individual liberty continues.

INSANITY IN AMERICA: They keep “sellin’ the crazy” in crazy California. The latest from CNN:

“Push-ups, curl-ups and the dreaded one-mile run are a staple of childhood in US schools. But California may put a stop to the tests. California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed suspending the physical fitness tests at the state’s schools over concerns that they promote bullying and body discrimination.”

The Snowflake Generation can’t even handle P.E.? Seriously?
 NOTABLE QUOTES“We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle?” – Winston Churchill

“If you want to shut down sanctuary cities — if you want to protect your family & your loved ones: You must vote Republican in 2020.” – President Donald Trump, at a campaign rally in New Hampshire

“You’re a lying, dog-faced pony soldier.” – Joe Biden, to a Biden supporter in New Hampshire who asked the former VP why he did so badly in IowaForward to a Friend!
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