Big govt, Immigration, Politics

Socialist Bernie Hires Illegal Immigrant Press Secretary

Socialist 2020 contender Bernie Sanders has thrown down the gauntlet to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement by deliberately hiring illegal immigrant and Arizona Left wing activist Belen Sisa to become his press secretary. According to the Washington Examiner, Sisa is protected from deportation by Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childood Arrivals. Ironically, Sanders and his fellow members of the Democratic caucus in the Senate don’t appear interested in Trump’s compromise to move these DACA kids “out of the shadows.”

Here’s more from Washington Examiner…

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ new deputy national press secretary likely won’t be eligible to vote in the 2020 election due to what she says is her status as an undocumented immigrant.

The hiring of Belen Sisa, an Arizona leftist activist, was announced Wednesday evening. Sisa, who says she was brought to this country illegally from Argentina by her parents at age six, is currently protected from deportation under President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program.

Despite her immigration status, Sisa has remained active in liberal politics over the years. In 2016, she worked as a page to the Arizona delegation at the Democratic National Convention and in Latino outreach for Sanders’ 2016 campaign.

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Big govt, Elections, Politics

History is on President Trump’s Side

History is working for President Donald Trump ahead of his 2020 reelection bid, and it centers on making the economy work again for flyover country and overall public satisfaction with life as “pretty good and getting better.” Despite the polar politicking by the MSM, President Trump’s “Mexico will pay for it” is akin to Bush’s “no new taxes,” and when the rubber meets the road in 2020, voters actually can say they’re better off than they were four years ago.

Here’s more from American Greatness…

Each week, as the thundering host of Democratic seekers of their party’s 2020 presidential nomination scramble for attention and try to outflank their rivals to the left, that party rolls out a new policy proposal that lurches further away from where the solid center of American politics has always resided. The most transformative presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan, to adapt a sports metaphor, moved center-field, 10 yards to the left under Roosevelt, and 10 yards to the right under Reagan, but always between the 30-yard lines.

In the five elections between 1876 and 1892, the popular vote was always very close, and the Democrats actually led four times, losing in 1880 by only 2,000 votes out of 9 million cast (James A. Garfield defeated Winfield S. Hancock). Even so, their candidate was only victorious twice; both times with Grover Cleveland.The Republicans ran as the party of Lincoln and Grant and victory in the Civil War, and kept expanding veterans’ pensions more widely among their families. The Democrats prevented the emancipated slaves from voting in the South, states they won en bloc, while they rounded up immigrant and working-class votes with their political machines in the great cities of the North and Midwest.

 

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Big govt, Issues, Politics

Kamala Doubles Down for Abortion on Demand

Progressive Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) is carrying the infanticide agenda forward as part of her 2020 presidential platform. Surprising no one, she is framing it as the “right to choose.” In a speech Wednesday, she went so far as to defend a woman’s right to choose up to the moment of birth, if not after…for any reason. “I think it’s up to a woman to make that decision, and I will always stand by that.” The science of conception aside, Kamala has unsurprisingly forgotten about the rights of women not yet born. Where’s the #MeToo movement now?

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

So just how extreme is presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris? Extreme to the point of defending abortions up to birth.

The California Democrat said in an interview on Wednesday that she believes a woman has a right to choose abortion all the way up to the baby’s birth. Her comments stand in line with the entire Democratic Party platform, which reared its ugly head this week when Senate Democrats successfully blocked the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.

“I think it’s up to a woman to make that decision, and I will always stand by that,” she told TheDCNF. “I think she needs to make that decision with her doctor, with her priest, with her spouse. I would leave that decision up to them.”

According to LifeNews, Harris not only helped kill the anti-infanticide bill on Monday but also helped sponsored a pro-abortion bill legalizing all abortions up to birth for whatever reason.

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Big govt, Politics

Left Faces Tricky “Green New Deal” Vote

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) “Green New Deal” is so bad that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is thinking their safest bet is to vote “present” rather than go on the record! The pickle comes after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced there will be a floor vote later this year on what he calls “the far-left’s Santa Claus wish list dressed up to look like serious policy.” Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) has already said he’s likely to vote “no.” The West Virginia senator previously campaigned on an ad featuring him shooting Obama’s cap-and-trade climate proposal with a hunting rifle. “I got to work with reality,” Manchin explained, adding, “I’m not a present-type guy.” So Schumer and company are stuck with a dead duck either way, and we can thank AOC for it. The socialists’ circular firing squad is fun to watch.

Here’s more from The Hill…

Senate Democratic leaders are grappling over how to vote on a controversial climate change proposal that is being championed by progressives and mocked by conservatives.

The plan, offered by firebrand Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) will be voted on on the Senate floor later this year in a GOP-led effort to divide Democrats and get them to go on the record about the “Green New Deal.”

But Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (N.Y.) has floated a plan with his caucus to vote present on the ambitious legislation. It remains to be seen if Senate Democrats will embrace Schumer’s strategy.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday panned the Green New Deal as “the far-left’s Santa Claus wish list dressed up to look like serious policy.”

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Big govt, Immigration, Politics

Pelosi Pushes Border Wall Termination Bill to Senate

House Democrats-and 13 House Republicans-decisively passed a resolution to “terminate” President Trump’s national emergency declaration to secure the U.S.-Mexico border. The bill now heads to the Senate, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has less than eighteen days to bring it for a vote. Though Pelosi only needs four Senate Republicans to join their Democrat counterparts to pass the measure, there are not yet enough votes in either chamber to override a presidential veto. Three Republican senators have already said they support the bill, which begs the question why Pelosi would pursue such a pointless charade. But the question answers itself, doesn’t it?

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

House Democrats overwhelming passed legislation on Tuesday designed to block President Trump’s national emergency declaration to build a wall on the southern border, Fox News reports.

“Tuesday’s vote marked the first time the House or Senate has tried to terminate a presidential declaration of a national emergency, using the provisions of the National Emergencies Act of 1976,” reports the outlet. “Former Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., attempted a similar effort regarding a national emergency declared by then-President George W. Bush, but the measure never came to a vote on the House floor.”

Tuesday’s bill passed the House by a vote of 245-182. All Democrats voted in favor of the bill and were joined by only 13 Republicans. For the bill to pass the Senate, enough Republicans would have to break party lines, prompting President Trump to issue his first veto that only a two-thirds super-majority could break.

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Big govt, Issues, Politics

AOC Says Climate Change Trumps Procreation

The one and only socialist Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY) is taking her climate change agenda to a personal level. Apparently, “global warming” should be considered in family planning. Why? Because climate change will make it hard for them. “Our planet is going to hit disaster if we don’t turn this ship around, and so it’s basically, like, there’s a scientific consensus that the lives of children are going to be very difficult,” quipped AOC while chopping food in her kitchen during an Instagram live video. Memo to AOC: We’re, like, on a demographic cliff, like, with not enough workers, and stuff, to, you know, like, pay for entitlements. That thing, you know, that’s really important to, like, all socialists.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

Democratic socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) suggested on Sunday night that people should consider not having children due to climate change because there is a “scientific consensus” that life will be hard for kids.

“Our planet is going to hit disaster if we don’t turn this ship around and so it’s basically like, there’s a scientific consensus that the lives of children are going to be very difficult,” Ocasio-Cortez said while chopping up food in her kitchen during an Instagram live video. “And it does lead, I think, young people to have a legitimate question, you know, ‘Is it okay to still have children?'”

Ocasio-Cortez then took a shot at Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) over an incident that happened in Feinstein’s office on Friday when a far-left fringe group tried to pressure Feinstein into supporting the Green New Deal.

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Big govt, Economy & Investments, Politics

Kamala on Green New Deal: “It’s Not About a Cost”

Poor serfs rejoice! Democratic 2020 contender Kamala Harris (D-CA) says cost is NO PROBLEM, or at least that’s her line when it comes to forcing “Green New Deal” insanity on America. Of course, her argument hinges on poor comprehension of Economics 101 replete with misuse of such concepts as “externalities” and return on investment. Harris also ignored CNN’s John King when he asked about China, which will take full advantage to run circles around us. Instead of answering, she deflected with: “What’s the return on investment? People in the private sector understand this really well. It’s not about a cost. It’s about an investment.” In typical fashion, Leftists view “cost” (i.e., taxpayer dollars) as “investment” so long as it’s someone else’s money. On the bright side, at least she’s not lying about “affordable” as a certain former POTUS did.

Here’s more form PJ Media…

It must be nice to live your life not having to worry how much something costs. Of course, you would have to be fabulously wealthy.

Or a liberal Democratic senator from California with access to an unlimited amount of taxpayer funds.

Or, in Kamala Harris’s case, both.

Spending other people’s money can be fun. It can also be politically profitable.

Just ask Senator Harris.

Fox News:

“There’s no question we have to be practical. But being practical also recognizes that climate change is an existential threat to us as human beings,” Harris began. “Being practical recognizes that greenhouse gas emissions are threat to our air, and threatening our planet. And that it is well within our capacity as human beings to change our behaviors in a way that we can reduce its effect. That’s practical. Of course we can afford it.”

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Big govt, Issues, Politics

A Dozen Democratic Senators Target Christianity

The Family Research Council (FRC) released a report this week blasting twelve Democrat-aligned senators for nine instances of applying unconstitutional religious tests for public office. The nutty nine are: Bernie Sanders (VT), Chris Van Hollen (MD), Sheldon Whitehouse (RI), Dick Durbin (IL), Al Franken (MN), Dianne Feinstein (CA), Mazie Hirono (HI), Cory Booker (NJ), Chris Coons (DE), Kamala Harris (CA), Patrick Leahy (VT), and Richard Blumenthal (CT). A popular target was Catholic judge and potential SCOTUS nominee Amy Coney Barrett. Worse still, three of these anti-Christian senators are likely 2020 Democratic candidates. This fact alone should unite conservative opposition against the Democrats.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

n the past two years, Democrat-aligned senators have launched inquisitions into the religious beliefs of President Donald Trump’s nominees for judicial and administration positions. This week, the Family Research Council (FRC) released a report naming twelve offenders and documenting the nine times when senators applied an unconstitutional religious test for public office. Three of these senators are likely candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

“The senators asking these questions are more interested in painting the nominees as partial because of their religious convictions, rather than actually pursuing the truth,” Alexandra McPhee, Esq., FRC’s director of religious freedom advocacy and author of the report, told PJ Media in an interview on Friday.

She argued that the questions senators posed to nominees “show a distrust of religion.” These senators “are probing beliefs of nominees that have nothing to do with whether they are able to carry out their duties faithfully.”

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Immigration, Politics

Border Wall Construction Begins in California

Despite the Left wing hysteria and lawsuits, border wall construction is under way in California. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced this week that work has started on replacing 14 miles of steel fence with 30-foot-high steel bollards along the U.S.-Mexico border near San Diego. According to the Associated Press, it is the second layer of barrier to deter illegal immigration in the area. A new section of wall has already been completed in New Mexico, “47 days ahead of schedule!” per a tweet by President Trump. We’re pretty certain Nancy Pelosi is foaming at the mouth right now in her walled-off San Fran estate.

Here’s more from The Daily Caller…

Several days after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency, construction began on the fifth border wall project of his administration.

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday that work has started on replacing 14 miles of a steel-mesh fence along the U.S.-Mexico border near San Diego, The Associated Press reported. The fence is being replaced with 30-foot high steel bollards. It is actually the second layer of barrier to be put up in the area, with the first layer nearly complete.

SLSCO Ltd., a company located in Galveston, Texas, scored the $101 million contract in December 2018. The Trump administration has already awarded around $1 billion in contracts to cover 97 miles of the southern border, with the project in San Diego being one of the latest.

Trump touted the construction Wednesday of a border wall in New Mexico.

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Big govt, Courts, Politics

FBI’s Top Lawyer Talked out of Clinton Charges

Years after the fact, we’re learning that the FBI was not united by then Director James Comey concerning his decision not to recommend charges against Hillary Clinton for illegally transmitting classified information over her insecure, private email server. At the time, then FBI General Counsel James Baker believed that Clinton should face criminal charges. According to his testimony to House investigators last year, Baker claims he was talked out of his opinion because it was “pretty late in the process, because we were arguing about it, I think, up until the end.” The end being the 2016 elections. So, once again, we have more confirmation of collusion by the FBI/DOJ Deep State cabal to rig things in Hillary’s favor…as if we needed any more.

Here’s more from The Hill…

For most of the past three years, the FBI has tried to portray its top leadership as united behind ex-Director James Comey’s decision not to pursue criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for transmitting classified information over her insecure, private email server.

Although in the end that may have been the case, we now are learning that Comey’s top lawyer, then-FBI General Counsel James Baker, initially believed Clinton deserved to face criminal charges, but was talked out of it “pretty late in the process.”

The revelation is contained in testimony Baker gave to House investigators last year. His testimony has not been publicly released, but I was permitted to review a transcript.

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