Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke was caught on video refusing to support legislation that would protect babies who survive abortions, saying he trusts “women to make their own decisions about their own bodies.” The question in reference to the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act: “Would you support this bill that does not in any way
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke was caught on video refusing to support legislation that would protect babies who survive abortions, saying he trusts “women to make their own decisions about their own bodies.” The question in reference to the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act: “Would you support this bill that does not in any way limit abortion. It simply seeks to keep babies alive that have been born alive?” The legislation would simply require that the same effort be made to save the baby’s life as would be made to save any other life. For Beto, that’s apparently a bridge too far when your priority is “women’s own bodies”… despite that the legislation has absolutely nothing to do with the mother’s body.
Here’s more from The Daily Wire…
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke refused to voice support on Wednesday for a law that would protect babies who are born alive after surviving an abortion.
O’Rourke, who made the remarks in response to a question from a student at Plymouth State University, refused to signal support for the bill and instead deflected to saying that he trusts “women to make their own decisions about their own bodies.”
“Thank you for being here,” the student began. “You gave me a good excuse to be out of school. I wanted to ask you about a recent bill that just went through the Senate about two weeks ago and the bill was that if an abortion was performed on a viable fetus and the fetus survived the abortion the doctor would then be compelled to give that living baby the same care as any other pregnancy baby that came out and put that baby through the care.”
The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 with the Trump administration Tuesday that immigration authorities can detain noncitizens for possible deportation regardless of when or if prison sentences have been served. The case was brought by the ACLU, which argued that the federal government cannot exceed the strict 24-hour time limit on detentions of illegal immigrants pending deportation following release from prison.” As we have held time and again, an official’s crucial duties are better carried out late than never,” Justice Samuel Alito wrote for the majority. This is a major victory for Trump in the battle with Congress over the emergency declaration amid a massive upsurge in illegal crossings in recent months.
Here’s more from The Daily Caller…
A deeply divided Supreme Court ruled that immigration authorities can detain noncitizens for possible deportation long after they serve prison sentences for criminal convictions.
The ACLU had argued that federal law imposes a strict time limit on when government officials can detain aliens for deportation after they are released from jail.
Thousands of noncitizens could be affected by Tuesday’s ruling.
The Supreme Court sided with the Trump administration Tuesday in a dispute over the federal government’s power to arrest certain noncitizens who commit crimes and hold them in immigration jails before a deportation proceeding.
The five to four decision was met with a vigorous dissent from the Court’s liberal bloc led by Justice Stephen Breyer, who said the majority was enabling the detention and possible deportation of foreign nationals for minor crimes they committed in the distant past.
In the wake of Colorado joining the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren (MA) is throwing her support behind Left wing agenda to abolish the Electoral College system. According to The Hill, Warren told attendees at a Mississippi town hall on Monday that “every vote matters.” She couched it in terms of candidates ignoring such states as California and Mississippi and focusing on the battleground states, such as Florida, Texas, and Virginia. Similar pushes to abolish the system put into place by our Founding Fathers to prevent mob rule have also been attacked by socialist Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who has already called for a “reassessment” of the Electoral College. Memo to the Left: we’re not fooled by your faux populism. No Electoral College means the most populous states (mostly blue) decide the president; smaller states (largely rural red) get the shaft. Thanks but no thanks.
Here’s more from The Hill…
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Monday called for abolishing the Electoral College and moving to a national popular vote for presidential elections.
Warren, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for president, said during a CNN town hall in Mississippi that her view “is that every vote matters.”
“And the way we can make that happen is that we can have national voting and that means get rid of the Electoral College,” she added.
Warren added that she wanted to push the message in Mississippi because, during a general election, “candidates don’t come to places like Mississippi” or other non-swing states.”
America is so racist that Beto thinks babies need a bailout. During a meet-and-greet in Iowa, 2020 contender Beto O’Rourke disputed claims that he’s a socialist, saying, “I consider myself a capitalist,” but then he went on to say that America’s capitalist economy is “racist.” Beto also acknowledged that “government intervention or policy alone” isn’t enough to address America’s “historic challenges” and what is “clearly an imperfect, unfair, unjust, and racist capitalist economy.” One solution he put forth appears to be borrowed from fellow Democratic candidate Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ): to give infants a “a baby bond” as a way to address the wealth, income, and opportunity disparity “between white America and black America.” In other words, Beto endorses another government handout. Apparently, federal entitlements should now also be part of the cradle-to-grave nanny state.
Here’s more from Politico…
Beto O’Rourke said Friday that America’s capitalist economy is “racist,” while he praised a proposal to give infants so-called baby bonds to address systemic inequalities.
Responding to a question at a meet-and-greet in Iowa about whether he is a socialist, O’Rourke reiterated that “I consider myself a capitalist” and said capitalism is necessary to meet myriad “historic challenges” facing the country.
“It won’t be government intervention or policy alone that makes it possible,” he said.
However, O’Rourke added at a coffee shop here, “Having said that, it is clearly an imperfect, unfair, unjust and racist capitalist economy.”
On Friday, O’Rourke lamented “the disparity in wealth accumulation between white America and black America” and spoke favorably about a proposal to give infants a “baby bond” of hundreds of thousands of dollars at birth — mirroring a bill Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) has introduced.
Not the sharpest critical thinker, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) immediately used the New Zealand mosque shooting as an excuse to go after the NRA for offering thoughts and prayers. “What good are your thoughts & prayers when they don’t even keep the pews safe? [Thoughts and prayers are] used to deflect conversation away from policy change during tragedies.” Memo to AOC: New Zealand has some of the strongest gun control laws in the world.
Here’s more from The Hill…
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Friday tore into the National Rifle Association (NRA) after at least one gunman opened fire at two New Zealand mosques, leaving at least 49 people dead.
The New York lawmaker condemned the fatal attack on Twitter, focusing her message on the American gun group.
“At 1st I thought of saying, ‘Imagine being told your house of faith isn’t safe anymore.’ But I couldn’t say ‘imagine,’” the lawmaker wrote, citing the deadly shootings at a Charleston, S.C., church, a Pittsburgh synagogue and a Sutherland Springs, Texas, church.
“What good are your thoughts & prayers when they don’t even keep the pews safe?” She added.
Ocasio-Cortez noted that “thoughts and prayers” is a reference to the NRA phrase she says is “used to deflect conversation away from policy change during tragedies.”
In a recent interview, former NYC Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik reported that FBI agents are “scared to death” to criticize partisan and political corruption within the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Kerik argued: “Not one of these people has been brought up on criminal charges, or even ethical charges…There is a two-tier system of criminal justice in this country.” Kerik warned that FBI agents themselves are “scared to death” to blow the whistle “because they’re afraid of losing their jobs or they’re afraid of being targeted by the administration.” The bottom line is this: despite pressure from the Trump administration, Obama holdovers in the DOJ have created an environment of fear and intimidation in which true justice is impossible.
Here’s more from Breitbart…
Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik told Breitbart News that FBI agents are “scared to death” to criticize political corruption and abuses of power at the bureau and broader Department of Justice (DOJ).
Kirk offered his analysis on Wednesday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight in an interview with hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak.
Kerik reflected on partisan and political corruption at the FBI and DOJ: “Not one of these people has been brought up on criminal charges, or even ethical charges. McCabe was terminated. Comey was fired. Page is gone. But at the end of the day, there are Americans all over this country that would be sitting in prison right now if they made the same decisions, if they violated the law the way these people did.”
Newly released testimony from ousted FBI agent Peter Strzok reveals that the FBI “did not have access” to Clinton Foundation emails on her secret private server because of a deal “negotiated between the Department of Justice attorneys and counsel for Clinton.” Specifically, he revealed that he didn’t know if Clinton Foundation emails existed on the server because Hillary’s lawyers and the DOJ inked a deal preventing investigators from searching Clinton Foundation emails in the course of their investigation of the mishandling of classified information. In other words, incriminating information was not subject to investigation. Contrast that with the FBI’s investigation of virtually anything and anyone associated with Donald Trump.
Here’s more from Washington Examiner…
Fired FBI agent Peter Strzok told Congress last year that the agency “did not have access” to Clinton Foundation emails that were on Hillary Clinton’s private server because of a consent agreement “negotiated between the Department of Justice attorneys and counsel for Clinton.”
That agreement was revealed in newly released congressional transcripts from Strzok’s closed-door testimony at the House Judiciary Committee on June 27, 2018.
When asked by then-majority general counsel Zachary Somers if “the Clinton Foundation was on the server”, Strzok testified that he believed it was “on one of the servers, if not the others.” But Strzok stressed that due to an agreement between the DOJ and Clinton, they were not allowed to search Clinton Foundation emails for information that could help in their investigation.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th District sided 11-6 with the state of Ohio to end taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood. According to Judge Jeffrey Sutton, the law to defund America’s number one abortion provider does “not violate a woman’s right to obtain an abortion,” and that the state “has no obligation to pay for a woman’s abortion.”
“Private organizations do not have a constitutional right to obtain governmental funding to support their activities,” Judge Sutton continued. A key provision of the Ohio legislation is that it “does not condition a woman’s access to any of these public health programs on refusing to obtain an abortion.” The decision is a major blow to Planned Parenthood’s stranglehold on public subsidy for abortions. This may also ultimately embolden Congress to revoke the half billion of your tax dollars that end up in their blood-soaked coffers.
Here’s more from Breitbart…
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, 11–6, to allow Ohio to end taxpayer funding to Planned Parenthood because the organization performs abortions.
Judge Jeffrey Sutton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit wrote Ohio’s law to defund the abortion vendor does “not violate a woman’s right to obtain an abortion,” that the state “has no obligation to pay for a woman’s abortion,” and that the law doesn’t impose “undue burden” on a woman’s access to an abortion.
“Private organizations do not have a constitutional right to obtain governmental funding to support their activities,” the judge continued. “The State also may choose not to subsidize constitutionally protected activities.”
The Ohio law “does not condition a woman’s access to any of these public health programs on refusing to obtain an abortion,” Sutton added. “It makes these programs available to every woman, whether she seeks an abortion or not.
Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has hit yet another political low, this time remarking that President Trump is not even human. Omar made the remarks in an interview with Fox News in reference to Politico’s piece detailing her attacks on former President Barack Obama. When asked to “set the record straight” regarding her remarks, Omar refused to answer. When she was asked “Do you think President Obama is the same as President Trump?” Omar snapped in response, saying, “Absolutely not.” “That is silly to even think and equate the two.” She added, “One is human; the other is not.” Given Omar’s radical Islamic bent, this notion isn’t all that surprising; after all, there’s not much difference between labeling someone “subhuman” and “infidel.”
Here’s more from The Daily Wire…
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) made dehumanizing remarks about President Donald Trump on Monday when asked about an interview she gave last week, saying that the president was not human.
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Fox News’ Guerin Hays asked Omar, who has been engulfed in an anti-Semitism scandal, about an interview she gave to Politico last week where she attacked former President Barack Obama and suggested that he was a murderer.
Omar came out after the interview was published and claimed that Politico was lying about the interview and that she did not make those comments. Omar tweeted an audio clip of that segment of the interview that she thought exonerated her but it ended up proving that she did say it. After being mocked online she deleted the tweet.
“Can you set the record straight when it comes to the Politico interview,” Hays politely asked.
AOC is at it again, this time blasting the US of A as “garbage.” She followed with an attack on President Reagan for being a “racist,” arguing that his vision of America “pitted” the white working class against minorities “to screw over all working-class Americans.” She criticized Reaganism for its opposition to “welfare queens” or what she perceives as “essentially black women.” Clearly, the irony of her remarks went over her head. Memo to AOC: class and race-based warfare found their most recent genesis in the spectacular twin failures of LBJ’s Great Society and War on Poverty. So much for big government socialism “solutions.”
Here’s more from The Daily Wire…
Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) suggested during a talk on Saturday that America is “garbage” and that former President Ronald Reagan presented a “racist” vision of the country that “pitted” white working class people against minorities in order “to screw over all working-class Americans.”
Ocasio-Cortez made the remarks while speaking at the left-leaning South by Southwest Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas.
“One perfect example, I think a perfect example of how special interests and the powerful have pitted white working-class Americans against brown and black working-class Americans in order to just screw over all working-class Americans, is Reaganism in the ’80s when he started talking about welfare queens,” Ocaiso-Cortez said. “So you think about this image of welfare queens and what he was really trying to talk about was … this like really resentful vision of essentially black women who were doing nothing that were ‘sucks’ on our country.”