Big govt, Politics

“Furious” House Democrats Targeting AOC for Ousting

The GOP may not be taking Democratic socialist Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez seriously, but some on the Left are panicked and targeting “Sandy from the Bronx” for ousting in the next election. Democrats’ efforts to make AOC a “one-term congressperson” come in the wake of the nonconformist’s partnership with the Justice Democrats, a far Left group devoted to primarying establishment Democrats who-wait for it-are not liberal or “diverse” enough. AOC has yet to swallow House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s agenda like a good minion, and her partnership could effectively help President Trump divide and conquer the Democrats just in time for the 2020 elections. Let’s hope this is a trend. With the Left divided, 2020 could shape up to be a very good year.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

Democratic socialist freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY) has definitely made her presence known among her colleagues in her few short weeks on Capitol Hill — and that’s not entirely a good thing, according to recent reports.

After taking out an incumbent Democrat who many believed would follow Nancy Pelosi as Democratic House Speaker, Ocasio-Cortez has announced to the world that she has partnered with far-left progressive group Justice Democrats, whose sole focus is primarying establishment Democrats who aren’t sufficiently liberal or “representative” of the Democrats’ increasingly “diverse” base.

“We as Justice Democrats have the chance to really transform the Democratic Party running in competitive primary elections in Democratic-held seats,” one of the group’s leaders said in a recent promotional video for their campaign to primary Democrat incumbents (video below). “One of the important things that gets told in order to like settle us down is, ‘I agree with you. We have the same goals,”’ Ocasio-Cortez added.

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Big govt, Elections, Politics

Ex-Starbucks CEO Could Split Left’s 2020 Vote

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz could be just the spoiler President Trump has been dreaming of. Instead of competing in an already crowded Left wing field, the social liberal may run as an Independent, splitting the vote in favor of Trump. During a 60 Minutes interview, Schultz did not officially announce a campaign, but his noncommitment was enough to panic top Democratic and Never Trump operatives. If he pulls the trigger, the us vs. them election becomes a referendum on both political parties rather than on just President Trump. What’s most interesting is that Schultz, a liberal’s liberal, would be running to the right of the current crop of Democratic candidates Harris, Gillibrand, Booker, O’Rourke, Warren, and Sanders. This could get fun.

Here’s more from The Atlantic…

Before there was Jill Stein, there was Ralph Nader. Before there was Nader, there was Ross Perot.

None won. All argued that the Republican Party and the Democratic Party were basically the same, and the only way to make real change was to ditch them both. Each was blamed for siphoning off enough votes to throw the presidential elections.

These days, the difference between the parties is starker than it’s ever been in modern times. Yet here comes Howard Schultz, a billionaire who feels that he might be the answer to American politics, and that he’d run for president as an independent.

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Big govt, Issues, Politics

NY Abortion Free For All a “Cash Cow”

Live Action president and founder Lila Rose is blasting New York’s disgusting new full-term abortion “rights” as not only morally beyond the pale and medically disgusting but a “cash cow” for Planned Parenthood and others willing to commit abortions. In a Breitbart interview, Rose explained, “A late-term abortion can cost up to $15,000. We’re talking about potentially tens of thousands, or at least thousands, of dollars for elective late-term abortions. So this is a cash cow for willing abortionists.” Rose went on to blast the law as not being about safety or freedom but aimed rather at propping up the abortion industry in New York to keep the donations to Democrats coming in strong. The DNC is now unabashedly the party of blood money.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Lila Rose, president and founder of pro-life organization Live Action, said on Wednesday that New York’s newest abortion law is a “cash cow” for the “abortion industry,” offering her remarks in an interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak.

Rose explained, “A late-term abortion can cost up to $15,000. We’re talking about potentially tens of thousands, or at least thousands, of dollars for elective late-term abortions. So this is a cash cow for willing abortionists.”

Rose added, “The other thing this law does is it allows nurses and even midwives to commit abortion, so it expands who can commit abortion beyond doctors. Now anybody in New York, practically, can commit abortions.”

Rose noted that Planned Parenthood’s backing of Democrat politicians is a financial boon for its operations as America’s largest abortion provider.

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Big govt, International, Politics

Pelosi Prematurely Celebrates Short-Term Funding Victory

Pelosi and her anti-Trumpers are in full celebration of what appears at first glance to be a win for open borders, but a closer reading of President Trump’s announcement to temporarily reopen the government appears to be one of common sense and deliberation-qualities that the rabid Left are only too eager to reject. The temporary reopening, even as Pelosi began to look more desperate and vulnerable, will further national security (particularly by redressing airport security) as well as get federal employees up to date on their paychecks until Feb. 15. After that, President Trump has given Pelosi an ultimatum to sign off on funding for the border wall or he will declare a national emergency and get the job done. We’ll get the popcorn ready.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Even more Democrats have now publicly taken a position against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s opposition to a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, as President Donald Trump considers an emergency declaration to build the wall with executive authority.

Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI), according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, now supports funding additional barriers along the border.

“Democrats and Democrat leaders should recognize there may be some additional areas on the border that might require some fencing or steel slats … we already have a lot of it down there already,” Kind said, per the local newspaper report.

Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ), another Democrat, is calling for Democrat leaders to negotiate with Trump on the border wall–but to do so after the government reopens.

“Open the government first, because you can’t negotiate about anything while the government is closed,” Gottheimer said in an interview with CNN.

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Big govt, Issues, Politics

Warren Forgets Three Branches of Government

Leftist presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has apparently forgotten the basics of the Constitution. Just how bad? That there are three branches of government. During an interview with CNN’S Anderson Cooper, the 1/1024 Native American responded to a question about the White House exerting power over Congress. “Well, let’s talk about the balance of power,” Warren mused. “There are two coequal branches of government, the president of the United States and the Congress.” Um, about that third branch that liberals are so happy to use as a bludgeon for conservatives, yep, they might have something to say about the Constitution too. Remember Kavanaugh?

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) appeared to not know how many branches of government exist during a Tuesday interview on CNN.

Warren joined CNN’s Anderson Cooper on “Anderson Cooper 360” to discuss a variety of issues, including the on-going government shutdown.

“Do you ever think, look, the realistic end game is that Republicans get two thirds of what they want and the Democrats have to settle for the shorter straw?” Cooper asked. “Is that how the balance of power really works?”

“Well, let’s talk about the balance of power,” Warren responded. “There are two coequal branches of government, the president of the United States and the Congress.”

There are three branches of the U.S. government: The legislative branch, which makes laws; the executive branch, which enforces laws; and the judicial branch, which interprets laws.

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Big govt, Issues, Politics

Pelosi Charged USAF 200K for Family Vacation

Perhaps the best outcome of President Trump’s shutdown was Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s foreign trip slush fund. Nancy’s dirty travel expenses have just come to light, including nearly $200,000 for just one trip, which was spent flying her family from Italy to Ukraine in 2015. The numbers come from the federal government after Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act request. The trip, which Pelosi justified as “intended to underscore the U.S. commitment to security in the region,” included $190 five-course dinners as well as private viewings of the Sistine Chapel, the Duomo, and a viewing of Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper. So much for Pelosi and her Democrat pals “fighting for the working people.”

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

A series of documents obtained by Judicial Watch show precisely how much money Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has spent on previous jaunts abroad, similar to the one she was prevented from going on by a White House order last week — and it isn’t pretty.

The Daily Caller reports that Pelosi’s CoDel trip, that was canceled at the last minute by President Donald Trump in response to the the Speaker of the House accusing the White House of abusing scarce resources by holding the State of the Union address in the midst of a government shutdown, was hardly her first trip abroad on the American dime.

A Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act request seeking information about Pelosi’s previous CoDel trips turned up a jaunt Pelosi took in 2015 to Italy and the Ukraine aboard Air Force planes. The total cost of the trip: $184,587.81.

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Big govt, Issues, Politics

AOC Channels Al Gore, Predicts End of World in 12 Years

Progressive socialist and climate alarmist Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is trying to shut down “how do you pay for it” naysayers wIth her “Green New Deal” that, if passed, will sabotage America’s energy independence. During an #MLKNOW event interview, she channeled Al Gore hysteria, claiming the world will end in 12 years unless she and her ilk get a blank check. “I think that the part of it that is generational is that millennials and Gen-Z and all these folks that come after us are looking up and we’re like, the world is going to end in 12 years if we don’t address climate change and your biggest issue is ‘how are we going to pay for it?'” Ocasio-Cortez said. “And, like, this is the war-this is our World War II.” Please join us in a collective facepalm. Thanks very much. Now back to the real world.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Devout socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) says that the world will stop spinning in a dozen years if “climate change” is left unchecked. Ocasio-Cortez is pushing a new plan in Congress she calls her “Green New Deal” to confront climate matters.

“I think that the part of it that is generational is that millennials and Gen-Z and all these folks that come after us are looking up and we’re like, ‘the world is going to end in 12 years if we don’t address climate change and your biggest issue is–your biggest issue is ‘how are we going to pay for it?’” Ocasio-Cortez said. “And, like, this is the war–this is our World War II.”

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Big govt, Elections, Politics

Kamala2020: Harris Announces Her Bid

First-term Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA), who gained infamy for her troublemaker role in the Kavanaugh confirmation chaos, officially announced her candidacy for President of the United States. During an interview on Monday with ABC’s Good Morning America, Harris stated, “I am running for president of the United States, and I’m very excited about it. The American people deserve to have someone who is going to fight for them, who is going to see them, who will hear them, who will care about them and put them in front of self-interest,” she effused. She also made sure to claim that justice and decency are “all on the line now” in a veiled attack on President Trump before further attacking his border wall fight as a “vanity project.” Memo to Kamala: the American people favor the wall and border security. Harris’s cataclysmic loss may be the only “justice” she provides.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) officially announced her candidacy for President of the United States on Monday, joining what is shaping up to be a crowded fray in the double digits.
The first-term senator revealed during a sit-down interview with ABC’s Good Morning America that she is jumping into the race, stating, “I am running for president of the United States, and I’m very excited about it.”

“The American people deserve to have someone who is going to fight for them, who is going to see them, who will hear them, who will care about them and put them in front of self-interest,” she told co-hosts George Stephanopoulos and Robin Roberts.

Harris, the subject of presidential buzz since her election to the Senate in 2016, further stoked such speculation after releasing her memoir The Truths We Hold: An American Journey and subsequent book tour and media blitz last month.

Harris also shared an announcement video to social media, touting her long record as a public servant and vision for the country.

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Big govt, Media, Politics

YouTube Admits Manipulated Rankings of Pro-Life Videos

YouTube has come out swinging after leaked internal discussions at the Google-owned platform revealed hands-on manipulation to suppress conservatives. The online video giant says that its suppression of pro-life videos when the search for abortion comes up is because such content contained “misinformation” or “graphic content.” Among this “misinformation” deliberately downranked was congressional testimony from Dr. Antony Levatino, a former abortion doctor, which is hardly misinformation or graphic. The bias is now obvious, and it may be time for Congress to step in.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

In a comment to the Daily Mail for a story about Breitbart News’ publication of internal discussions revealing search manipulation by the Google-owned video platform, YouTube admitted that it meddled with search results for “abortion.”

However, YouTube seems to be standing by its decision, claiming that the videos that were pushed out of the top search results for the query contained “misinformation” or “graphic content.”

Per the Daily Mail:

The spokesperson added that when the changes were made, no videos were removed from the site and the ones that were shifted ‘contained misinformation alongside graphic images’.

Breitbart News reported earlier this week on internal discussions at Google showing that YouTube added the search terms “abortion” and “abortions” to an internal “blacklist” file inside the company.

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Big govt, Courts, Politics

Judge Orders Obama Officials to Testify on Clinton Scandal

In a ray of hope for justice and due process in America, a federal judge has finally ordered Obama administration officials to testify regarding former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server and the 2012 Benghazi terror attack. Judge Royce Lamberth has specifically requested answers from national security adviser (and bona fide liar) Susan Rice and deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch. The lawsuit was first filed in 2014 as part of an effort to get answers regarding Rice’s YouTube-video-not-terrorism post-Benghazi media blitz. We may get to the bottom after all.

Here’s more from USA Today…

A federal judge has breathed new life into questions surrounding former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and the 2012 attack that killed U.S. officials in Benghazi, Libya.

Judge Royce Lamberth ruled Tuesday that Obama administration officials, including national security adviser Susan Rice and deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes, must answer written questions as part of a conservative judicial advocacy group’s Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the State Department over Clinton’s emails.

The lawsuit by Judicial Watch – now with the U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit – was first filed in 2014 in an effort to obtain records related to Clinton and her staff’s response to the Benghazi attack. Specifically, the group sought documents about Rice’s explanation immediately after the attack on the U.S. compound that characterized it as a protest turned violent instead of a deliberate terrorist assault.

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