Big govt, Elections, Politics

Florida Recount Redux: New Votes Mysteriously “Found”

The Republican Senate gains from Tuesday night’s election are suddenly in question with two races now in critical recounts and appearing to track Left. With the fight for Arizona’s U.S. Senate seat up for grabs, the ongoing count has led to progressive Democrat candidate Kyrsten Sinema taking a 9,600 vote lead over declared Republican winner U.S. Air Force veteran Martha McSally. Meanwhile, in Florida, Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott is crying foul over “rampant fraud” as election officials in two super blue counties magically “found” ballots exceeding their own official number of voters 48 hours after the polls closed. Further raising eyebrows, the belated ballots have come with the rejection by those election authorities of any independent oversight in the recount. For some strange reason, this feels like deja vu all over again.

Here’s more from Fox News…

A midterm election season that appeared quite settled Tuesday night has suddenly entered a bitterly contested overtime, with Arizona’s Senate candidates locked in a tight race and trading the lead as votes trickle in – and Florida reprising its 2000 role as the center of a ballot-counting brawl complete with armies of lawyers and allegations of local corruption.

In Arizona, Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema suddenly took a narrow 9,600-vote lead over GOP opponent Martha McSally late Thursday, with some 400,000 votes left to count in a closely watched race that will determine the size and influence of the Republican Senate majority in January.

That was after McSally had consistently led Sinema since Election Day, and was ahead by 17,000 votes as of early Thursday.

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Trump Hoping for “Beautiful” War with House Dems

Following the Left’s taking back the lower chamber of Congress this past Tuesday, President Trump reported he’s hoping for a “beautiful” relationship – or a war – with the House. Trump made it clear that if the Left, under the interminable leadership of Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), does not want to play nice, he is ready to go to war. Indeed, war could be inevitable, complete with gridlock and a waste of time and taxpayer money on personal attacks against him. Democrats are dogged in their determination to drag out the failed collusion investigation rather than let it die a natural death-all of which could undermine their own efforts toward reclaiming the White House in 2020. The bottom line is that Nancy Pelosi and friends simply cannot help themselves.

Here’s more from Washington Examiner…

President Trump said Wednesday he’s hoping for a “beautiful” relationship with the new Democratic-led House, but also said he’s ready to go to war with them if he has to.

He might get to see both. At a 90-minute White House press briefing, Trump sounded optimistic and even enthusiastic about working with the new Democratic majority. He told reporters at a post-election news conference, “it really could be a beautiful, bipartisan type of situation.”

In his first two years in office, Trump has shown a willingness to work with Democrats to strike deals he supports. He predicted he would try again in areas such as trade, infrastructure spending, and lowering the price of prescription drugs.

“I really believe we’ll be able to do that,” Trump said Wednesday. “I think we are going to have a lot of reason to do that.”

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Knee-jerk Dems Announce Imminent Trump Subpoena

In less than 24 hours after winning back control of the House Tuesday night, Democrats wasted no time in making clear their priorities come January when they officially take over the lower chamber: investigating President Trump’s personal financial records. Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA) explicitly detailed to MSNBC that he will use his promotion as House Ways and Means Committee chairman to get the job done even if it requires a subpoena or updating direct records from the IRS. We actually invited this. Democrats hell-bent on taking down Donald Trump, along with their complicit pals in the left wing media, will play right into Trump’s hands ahead of 2020. Pelosi will allow herself to be painted as a partisan extremist, which could likely push even more voters into the Trump camp.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

Democrats had barely wrested control of the House Tuesday night when they demanded President Donald Trump turn over his tax returns. Wednesday morning, Democrats declared that investigating Trump’s personal financial records would be the first item on their agenda come January.

Democratic Representative Richard Neal (MA) told MSNBC Tuesday night that he plans on using his newfound power as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee to force the President to turn over his tax returns, and that he’ll subpoena the records if necessary.

 

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AOC Puzzled When Asked How to Afford Socialism

During an interview with Jorge Ramos, Democrat-Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez simply didn’t understand why it is so difficult to fund her proposals for Medicare and free college tuition for all. After she proposed Medicare and free tuition for all, Ramos asked, “Medicare for all. Is it too expensive?” AOC’s response: “No. People often say, like, how are you going to pay for it, and I find the question so puzzling because ‘How do you pay for something that’s more affordable? How do you pay for cheaper rent?’ You just pay for it. We’re paying more now.” Yes, “You just pay for it.” In other words, you just print more money…because that’s always worked out well in the past.

Here’s more from Hot Air…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave an interview to Jorge Ramos last Thursday in which she was asked how she would pay for her agenda. Ocasio-Cortez didn’t even try to explain how she would pay for Medicare for all or free college tuition, she just said people would pay.

“In a modern, moral and wealthy society, no person should be too poor to live,” Ocasio-Cortez said when asked to define her Democratic Socialism. “We should treat healthcare, housing, and education as rights,” she said, adding, “I believe we should guarantee a basic level of human dignity in America.”

Jorge Ramos then asked specifically about several of her proposals. “Medicare for all, is it too expensive?” Ramos asked.

“No, people often say, like, how are you going to pay for it and I find the question so puzzling because ‘How do you pay for something that’s more affordable? How do you pay for cheaper rent?’ You just pay for it. We’re paying more now.”

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Purple Heart Veteran Rises above SNL’s Mockery

Texas Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and former U.S. Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw lost an eye while serving in Afghanistan. “Saturday Night Live” comedian Pete Davidson considered his eyepatch fair game, saying in a skit that Crenshaw looked like “a hitman in a porno movie.” “I’m sorry. I know he lost his eye in war, or whatever,” Davidson continued. Crenshaw tweeted in reply: “Good rule in life: I try hard not to offend; I try harder not to be offended. That being said, I hope @nbcsnl recognizes that vets don’t deserve to see their wounds used as punchlines for bad jokes.” Here’s the lesson from SNL: it’s okay to offend folks as long as they’re on the right half of the political spectrum. If they’re on the left half, you’re a racist/sexist hater.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

Dan Crenshaw, a Republican candidate running for an open congressional seat in Texas, has responded after he was mocked by “Saturday Night Live” comedian Pete Davidson for wearing an eyepatch. Crenshaw lost an eye after an IED exploded while he was serving in Afghanistan.

Davidson had said during a “Weekend Update” bit that Crenshaw looked like “a hitman in a porno movie.”

“I’m sorry, I know he lost his eye in war, or whatever,” Davidson continued.

Crenshaw took the joke in stride, tweeting Sunday morning:

“Good rule in life: I try hard not to offend; I try harder not to be offended. That being said, I hope @nbcsnl recognizes that vets don’t deserve to see their wounds used as punchlines for bad jokes.”

 

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Ben & Jerry’s Facing Internal “Resistance” to Anti-Trump Flavor

Ben & Jerry’s independently owned Israel franchise will not be manufacturing or selling the company’s limited edition Pecan Resist flavor, which the company says “supports groups creating a more just and equitable nation for us all, and who are fighting President Trump’s regressive agenda.” More alarming for its Israel franchise is that the proceeds from this left-inspired flavor will go to the Women’s March and other anti-Israel groups. Women’s March leaders include Linda Sarsour and Tamika Mallory, who are rabidly anti-Israel. Mallory, it’s worth noting, is an enthusiastic supporter of the hate-inciting Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and the Palestinian Liberation Organization.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

TEL AVIV – Ben & Jerry’s controversial decision to release a new anti-Trump flavor in collaboration with, among others, Women’s March leader Linda Sarsour, has prompted the company’s Israel franchise, which is owned independently, to distance itself from the ice cream giant.
The limited edition flavor, entitled Pecan Resist, “supports groups creating a more just and equitable nation for us all, and who are fighting President Trump’s regressive agenda,” the American company said in a statement Tuesday.

Proceeds from the new flavor will go to four groups, including Women’s March, whose leaders are rabidly anti-Israel. Linda Sarsour, who was pictured in a tweet with the company’s eponymous founders, has in the past accused Israel of “apartheid” and shared a stage with Palestinian terrorist Rasmea Odeh.

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Biden: White Male Republican Should Be Beat Up

Forget peace and unity in the wake of the pipebomb mailer and the synagogue shooting. “Crazy uncle” Joe Biden at a rally for Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) called for the trade union president to beat up Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) to “show him a threshold of pain.” This statement from the self-proclaimed moral police and tolerant left was only made more awkward with its placement within a John Wayne movie reference, which was no doubt a desperate bid to try and “localize” the progressive left’s message for North Dakota’s rural voters. Biden’s declaration was made, ironically, the same week that Nancy Pelosi declared Democrats should win the House in order to prevent political violence.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

Former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden suggested at a rally for Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) that the trade union president beat up Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND), saying, “show him a threshold of pain.”

“As my brother, who loves to use lines from movies, a John Wayne movie, there’s a good line in a movie, a John Wayne movie where the Indian chief turns to John Wayne and says ‘this is a lying dog-faced pony soldier,'” Biden rambled.

“Well, let me tell ya, these guys are [inaudible], they just stand up, flat out, stand up and say things that are absolutely mind-boggling,” Biden continued. “I love this one on trade, this I love, and by the way, I told you I come from an agricultural state, I don’t know how you can possibly get elected in an agricultural state with the things he is saying.”

“But, but, we’re nearing the twentieth week of zero soybean orders to the Pacific and Northwest China and your guys calls farmers’ concerns ‘hysteria,’ it says they don’t have a very high threshold for pain,” Biden added.

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Pelosi: Dems Should Win the House So Nobody Gets Hurt

In typical hypocritical form, leftwing mob boss Nancy Pelosi clearly forgot about having blasted President Trump for his “fighting” words. In an appearance on The Colbert Report, Pelosi made clear that there can be a de-escalation…but only if Democrats win the House. When Colbert challenge her on evidence of “lowering the temperature” of political discourse, Pelosi left-splained, “Because when we do win, we will have, as we open the new Congress, we will honor the vows of our founders, E pluribus unum, from many one. It’s OK to disagree in the marketplace of ideas…but it is also important to find solutions that unify and not divide.” Maybe Pelosi should be given her own comedy show; the irony is hilarious.

Here’s more from Hot Air…

You guys, it’s not a mob! But… it might be if Democrats don’t take back the House on Tuesday. That appears to be the message that Nancy Pelosi was sending when she showed up on Stephen Colbert’s show. When discussing the Democrats’ chances for retaking the House majority (and possibly even the Senate), Colbert asked the former Speaker if there was any sign that the “political temperature” in the country might be lowering. Her response didn’t require much imagination to interpret. Sure, we can lower the temperature. But only if we get what we want.

The California congresswoman made her pitch this week during an interview with CBS’ Stephen Colbert, who pointed to recent discussions about “lowering the temperature of political discourse.” He asked whether she had seen “evidence of that.”

“Well, I think when we win, you will see evidence of that,” Pelosi responded. “Because when we do win, we will have, as we open the new Congress, we will honor the vows of our founders, E pluribus unum, from many one. It’s OK to disagree in the marketplace of ideas, that’s exciting, but it is also important to find solutions that unify and not divide.”

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Warren Surprised by Kavanaugh Ethics Complaints

Chalk one up for Republican challenger Geoff Diehl, who took incumbent U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts by surprise with his mid-debate newsbreak to the sitting senator that an ethics complaint had been filed against her on Monday. The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT) sent the complaint, saying Warren fund-raised off her mainstage role in the Kavanaugh confirmation chaos. “Senator Warren was fund-raising illegally using the vote on Justice Kavanaugh, the confirmation vote, to try to raise money for her campaigns,” Diehl said. After her brief deer-in-the-headlights moment, the potential 2020 contender attempted to deflect, but the debate moderators refused to let her off the hook. “The fund-raising while the vote was being taken on the Kavanaugh hearing – did you or did you not do that?” Warren finally admitted, “Actually, I don’t know.” Kudos to Warren for not digging her hole even deeper. Nevertheless, she can kiss her White House bid good-bye.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

In a rather remarkable moment in a U.S. Senate debate in Massachusetts Tuesday, Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren learned for the first time that an ethics complaint has been filed against her for having fundraised off of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings.

The presidential hopeful senator was first informed of the complaint by her Republican challenger Geoff Diehl in a moment highlighted by The Washington Free Beacon.

“Senator Warren was fundraising illegally using the vote on Justice Kavanaugh, the confirmation vote, to try to raise money for her campaigns,” Diehl said.

Warren, who maintained a blank look on her face when Diehl first cited the complaint, attempted to side-step the issue by asking Diehl to name a time that he criticized Trump after he made dismissive remarks about Christine Blasey Ford’s uncorroborated allegations.

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CNN Host: “Biggest Terror Threat in the U.S. is White Men”

That was the hyperbolic and vitriolic phrase used by CNN’s incorrigibly biased Don Lemon in describing the current state of affairs in America after the Florida pipe bomb mailer and synagogue shooter. No mention of the fact that the bomber was half-Filipino. Lemon pondered aloud, “What do we do about” a lack of a “white guy ban?” Lemon’s comments were seconded by privileged white male CNN host Chris Cuomo, who praised Lemon for “making the right point.” So just remember: if you happen to be born white and male, you should be put in figurative shackles. Paging Martin Luther King.

Here’s more from Fox News…

CNN host Don Lemon is under fire after a disturbing, on-air rant in which he declared that “white men” are the biggest terror threat to the United States, noted that “there is no white-guy ban” and wondered aloud, “what do we do about that?”

“Cuomo Prime Time” host Chris Cuomo and Lemon were discussing the recent shooting of two black men in Kentucky that is being investigated as a hate crime when his Monday guest and colleague took the conversation off the rails.

“I keep trying to point out to people not to demonize any one group or any one ethnicity, but we keep thinking that the biggest terror threat is something else,” Lemon said. “Some people who are marching towards the border like it’s imminent. And the last time they did this, a couple of hundred people came and they, you know, most of them didn’t get into the country. Most of them got tuckered out before they even made it to the border,” Lemon told his CNN colleague. “So we have to stop demonizing people and realize the biggest terror threat in this country is white men, most of them radicalized to the right, and we have to start doing something about them.”

 

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