Big govt, Issues, Politics

Warren Keeps Clinging to Her 1/1024 “Native” Roots

U.S. Senator Elizabeth “Fauxcahontas” Warren (D-MA) just doesn’t know when to move on to the next sales pitch. With just three weeks to go before ballots are cast in the 2018 midterms, Warren is now trying to portray herself as a victim of President Trump when all she wanted to do was be “transparent.” According to a Boston Globe report, Fauxcahontas only wanted to stop President Trump’s (and her opponents’) “constant taunting.” Of course, she has only fanned the flames and now says there is a difference between identifying as Native American and claiming to be part of a Native American group, which is her best defense against the outright rejection of belonging she received from the Cherokee Nation. It’s a good reminder that all lies eventually come back around.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who claimed to be Native American when a DNA study showed she has as little as .09% Indian blood, is still trying to explain away her assertion.

Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat running for re-election who President Trump has dubbed “Pocahontas” for her claim, released the results of the DNA test on Sunday with about three weeks to go before Election Day in an attempt to “begin deflecting the constant taunting from the president and her Senate challengers,” The Boston Globe reported.

“I have an election,” Warren said. “Donald Trump goes in front of crowds multiple times a week to attack me. Both of my opponents have made the same attack. I got this analysis back, and I made it public.”

The move turned out to be a PR disaster. While the mainstream media happily went along with the notion that 1/1,024 heritage actually makes someone Native American, many mocked Warren for the bizarre claim. Trump himself joined in, writing on Twitter: “Now that her claims of being of Indian heritage have turned out to be a scam and a lie, Elizabeth Warren should apologize for perpetrating this fraud against the American Public.

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Big govt, Media, Politics

McCaskill Not So “Moderate” According to Hidden Camera

Project Veritas’ James O’Keefe has struck again. This time he’s caught Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) on candid camera admitting that she’s hiding a gun-grabbing agenda. Her position isn’t all that surprising coming from the left, but considering that McCaskill portrays herself as a “moderate” before Missouri voters, it’s a bit of a problem. And the only thing preventing a total ban of high-capacity magazines and AR-15s is control of the House. More alarming still are the remarks of a staffer caught on camera saying that “. . . a semi-automatic rifle ban is more so what she would support.” This is what we refer to as an October surprise, and O’Keefe may have just ensured that the GOP actually gains seats in the U.S. Senate.

Here’s more from American Thinker…

Incumbent Democratic senator Claire McCaskill is locked in a tight re-election battle with Republican challenger Josh Hawley, with both candidates slugging it out in a race becoming more and more personal the closer we get to election day.

McCaskill has tried to portray herself as a “moderate” Democrat, in tune with Missouri voters on most issues, while trying to hide some of her more radical views. This became clear when Project Vertias’s James O’Keefe unleashed his hidden cameras on staffers for McCaskill who let slip that the senator is concealing an anti-gun agenda.

MCCASKILL: “Well if we elect enough Democrats we’ll get some gun safety stuff done. They won’t let us vote on it, we’ve got 60 votes for a number of measures that would help with gun safety, but McConnell won’t let ’em come to the floor.”

JOURNALIST: “Like bump stocks, ARs and high capacity mags…?”

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Big govt, Politics

St. Lawrence Wants to Revoke Sen. Collins’ Honorary Degree Because of Kavanaugh

Nearly 2,000 alumni and faculty from Sen. Susan Collins’ (R-ME) prestigious alma mater, St. Lawrence University, want to revoke her honorary degree because she voted for Justice Kavanaugh. Or, to be more specific, she favors innocence for those not yet proven guilty. Of course, it all makes sense when the context of this honorary degree is considered. It – an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters – was awarded because she did not vote to repeal ObamaCare. In the wake of the Kavanaugh kerfuffle, however, the letter ironically – and rather hysterically – proclaims that she lacks “the integrity and commitment to justice that we expect from the St. Lawrence body.” These days justice is whatever the left decides it is.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

Nearly 2,000 alumni and faculty members from Sen. Susan Collins’ (R-ME) alma mater have demanded the university revoke her most recent honorary degree to “dismantle rape culture.”

Collins received an honorary degree from St. Lawrence University in 2017 – an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters – because she did not vote to repeal Obamacare. But now that she has voted to confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, she lacks “the integrity and commitment to justice that we expect from the St. Lawrence body,” according to a letter signed by more than 1,300 alums.

So, if she does something liberal liberals like, she gets rewarded. If she does something liberals don’t like, she must be punished.

The letter claims Collins should lose the honorary degree “in support of truth and for all of the victims of sexual assault and violence, of which many of her fellow alumni and students have suffered.”

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Big govt, Politics

Kasich is the Only Man Shocked in America

Former 2016 GOP presidential candidate and current Ohio Gov. John Kasich was “shocked” to hear Hillary lecturing the country on civility. Nice guy that he is, during a ‘bipartisan cooperation’ meeting with Colorado’s Democrat Gov. Hickenlooper, Kasich wondered if “maybe she got up on the wrong side of [the] bed.” Hillary argued last week, “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for…if we are fortunate enough to win back the House and or the Senate’ that’s when civility can start again.” Translation: Democrats will only be civil when they’re in power…except that they weren’t when they were. Recall the fight over Obamacare wherein anyone opposed was labeled a racist. Memo to Kasich: this is straight from the Dems’ playbook.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who is still publicly undecided on a 2020 run for the White House, dismissed political rhetoric pushing the “zero-sum game that I’m going to vanquish my opponent.”

Kasich was asked in a joint interview with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, in which the two were promoting bipartisan cooperation, about former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s comment this week that civility won’t work until Dems win.

“I would love to see us return to civility,” Clinton told CNN International, adding, “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about. That’s why I believe, if we are fortunate enough to win back the House and or the Senate, that’s when civility can start again. But until then, the only thing that the Republicans seem to recognize and respect is strength.”

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Big govt, Media, Politics

“Bullsh*t PR Stunt by a Narcissistic Pop Star”

The left is losing its collective mind over Kanye West’s visit to the Oval Office with celebrities from Hollywood and talking heads on primetime doing whatever they can to attack West while ignoring the substance. Perhaps the unique position he is in to give voice to minority issues is what galls them the most. Comedian Billy Eichner tweeted: “How any serious journalist or news outlet could cover this Kanye West nonsense instead of climate change, voter suppression in Georgia, or any number of issues that actually matter . . . [is] shameful.” What’s shameful is the chattel slavery mentality the left continues to hold regarding blacks in America with their presumption that anyone who holds an unconventional viewpoint is by default an “Uncle Tom.”

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Hollywood celebrities from Josh Gad to Billy Eichner to Chelsea Handler lost their minds Thursday, attacking and mocking Kanye West after he visited the White House and expressed his opinions in the Oval Office.
Kanye West told reporters in the Oval Office that President Trump was “on his hero’s journey right now.”

“He might not have thought he’d have a crazy mother-fucker like Kanye West run up and support, but best believe — we are going to make America great,” West added.

“Kanye West says he thinks of Trump as a father. Guess who doesn’t think of Kanye as a son?” Chelsea Handler tweeted.

“How any serious journalist or news outlet could cover this Kanye West nonsense instead of climate change, voter suppression in Georgia or any number of issues that actually matter and not this fucking bullshit pr stunt by a narcissistic pop star I’ll never know. Shameful,” comedian Billy Eichner tweeted.

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Big govt, Elections, Politics

Polls Aren’t Favoring Senate Democrats

Unfortunately, the Brett Kavanaugh political theater is not working out as the left thought it would. Instead, new polling data reveals that nine seats are no longer “toss-ups” in the U.S. Senate race as was reported one month ago but now just seven. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is gaining ground despite the best efforts of Democrat Beto O’Rourke, who is trailing by as many as nine points. The new numbers according to Real Clear Politics put 50 seats safely in Republican hands, a nightmare scenario for the left, as VP Mike Pence holds the tie-breaking vote when the senate is tied. Historically, the party in the White House is supposed to lose seats in midterm elections, but it seems this won’t be the case this time.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

According to new polling data, the Democrats’ scorched-earth strategy for delaying the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh not only failed to keep the textualist judge out of the Supreme Court, it appears to have destroyed their chances to gain the coveted 51-seat majority in the Senate.

Just a month ago, Real Clear Politics’ average of the key polls for all of the Senate seats up for election in 2018 listed 9 seats as “toss-ups” that could go either way. At that point, RCP gave Democrats 44 seats that were either safe or not up and Republicans 47 seats. Many of the nine toss-up seats were leaning Democrat.

But the electoral landscape has since changed significantly in the Republicans’ favor. After ceding two of the toss-ups to Republicans since the Kavanaugh circus a few weeks ago, RCP has now given the GOP one more. In other words, RCP now lists 50 seats as relative locks for Republicans. Vice President Mike Pence gives Republicans the tie-breaking vote.

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Big govt, Issues, Politics

Schumer Blames “Climate Change” for Hurricanes

Let no manufactured crisis go to waste because Senate Minority Grand Wizard Chuck Schumer (D-NY) isn’t. He went above and beyond this week in offering thoughts and prayers to those in the path of Hurricane Michael in hopes of advancing the left’s climate change agenda. Schumer droned on the senate floor that “if we did more on climate change, we’d have fewer of these hurricanes and other types of storms.” To make his case, Schumer cited a new UN report saying there’s a “12-year window to make far-reaching and unprecedented changes” to avert cataclysmic global catastrophe. The trouble is there’s virtually zero science to back up this assertion. Millennia before cars, coal, and carbon dioxide were concerns, hurricanes were ravaging coastlines. They will continue to do so climate accords or not.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

Amid daylight assessments of the toll inflicted on the southeast by Hurricane Michael, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on the Senate floor today that “if we did more on climate change, we’d have fewer of these hurricanes and other types of storms.”

“Everyone knows that, except for a few. Why? Why won’t they admit the truth? Maybe there are two words that explain it: oil industry,” he said.

Michael made landfall close to a Category 5 storm on Wednesday afternoon, ripping apart Florida panhandle buildings and severely damaging Tyndall Air Force Base.

Two deaths have been reported due to the hurricane, which inflicted heavy winds and rain across Georgia and the Carolinas this morning on its march up the coast. More than 900,000 homes and businesses were without power this morning.

“This year has seen huge a number of powerful storms and hurricanes buffet the Atlantic seaboard and the Gulf. Harvey, Irma, Maria, Florence, and now Michael have wrought severe damages.

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Big govt, Elections, Politics

“Kavanaugh Effect” Crushing Dems’ Hopes

Real Clear Politics is verifying the influence of the “Kavanaugh Effect” according to the latest batch of polls showing that only seven senate seats are now in play as “toss-ups.” To win control of the upper chamber, Democrats must run the table. RCP reveals that 49 Republican seats are “safe” or not up for reelection this fall–two more compared with pre-Kavanaugh chaos numbers. At the same time, Democrats are reportedly safe with their current 44 seats. The obvious problem is that those seats aren’t enough to take over Congress unless they can find another fake crisis that wins the seven races necessary to secure a 51-seat majority. In short, as we have reported previously, the Dems’ attempted borking of Kavanaugh has virtually guaranteed they won’t win the senate. Can you say “karma”?

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

According to Real Clear Politics’ average of the key polls, only seven Senate seats are true “toss ups” — and to take control of the chamber, the Democrats have to win all seven. To make matters worse for Democrats, the so-called “Kavanaugh effect” appears to be real and seems to particularly impacting a few of those toss-up seats.

RCP currently gives Republicans 49 seats that are either “safe” or not up for reelection. Prior to the Kavanaugh allegations, that number was 47. Meanwhile, the Democrats safely have 44 seats, which means they need to win all seven of the remaining toss ups to gain the 51-seat majority in the Senate. Post-Kavanaugh, that prospect is looking less and less likely.

Tennessee’s open seat is one of those “toss ups,” but surging support for Republican Marsha Blackburn is moving it rapidly in the direction of “leaning” Republican. Democrat Phil Bredesen once enjoyed a five-point lead, but after the Kavanaugh chaos, multiple polls show Blackburn leading by a significant margin.

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Elections, International, Politics

Border Wall Referendum Ready for November Vote

House Majority Head Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) just introduced a bill to fully fund the border wall promised by President Trump. In effect, this turns the 2018 midterms into a voter referendum on delivering that campaign promise. According to a Breitbart report, lame duck Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is even hinting at a post-election border wall fight. Ostensibly, it will be over McCarthy’s “Build the Wall, Enforce the Law Act,” which includes $23.4 billion for border wall construction in addition to other enforcement measures, including “Kate’s Law.”Explained McCarthy, “The American people want us to build the wall and enforce the law. Maintaining strong borders is one of the basic responsibilities of any nation. For too long, America has failed in this responsibility.” With polls squarely in favor of a wall, Democrats may be up against it beginning November 7th.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy will introduce a bill this week that will fully fund President Donald Trump’s planned wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, thereby setting the midterm elections up as a referendum on immigration policy, Breitbart News has learned exclusively.
Outgoing Speaker Paul Ryan hinted at a post-election border wall funding fight on Monday.

“We intend on having a full-fledged discussion on how to complete our mission to secure the border, and yes, we will have a fight about this,” Ryan said of the wall fight that looms at a news conference on Monday.

Now Breitbart News can exclusively report exactly what is expected to happen in the lead-up to, and immediate aftermath of, the midterm election. First, McCarthy, his office confirmed to Breitbart News, will introduce a bill this week that includes the full funding for the border wall–about $23.4 billion more than what has already gone to the wall effort–as well as several other enforcement measures that have already passed the House of Representatives.

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Big govt, Courts, Politics

McConnell Promises to Push SCOTUS Nominee in 2020 if He Can

The political left is losing its collective mind over the latest hypothetical promise from Mitch McConnell (R-KY): to thwart Obama-era precedent by allowing a Supreme Court nominee a hearing and a vote in 2020. The opposition is crying foul since McConnell blocked the lame duck vote for former Barack Obama’s 2016 nominee, Merrick Garland. McConnell defends the decision in that, unlike in 2016, he anticipates Republicans will control the Senate and the White House in 2020. We prefer the more succinct explanation in Barack Obama’s own words: we won.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

Would Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) be breaking precedent if he allowed a Supreme Court nominee a hearing and a vote in 2020?

Democrats say yes, since McConnell denied President Barack Obama’s 2016 nominee, Merrick Garland, a hearing. At the time McConnell said: “The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court justice. Therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president.”

Now McConnell is singing a different tune, but he says he isn’t ignoring precedent, because in 2020, Republicans will, most likely, have control of the Senate and the White House. Democrats only had the White House in 2016.

“The Senate in the hands of one party and the White House in the hands of another in a presidential election year,” McConnell said during a press conference. “That is what we had in 2016.”

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