Soros leftists | Tom McClintock faces raucous crowd, protests in Roseville town hall meeting | The Sacramento Bee https://t.co/xSEfUHWGH7— Matthew Vadum (@vadum) February 5, 2017
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Not just a war on women but a crime against humanity: the #Islamist treatment of Middle Eastern women.
A bitter truth, often glossed over in the name of "tradition," is the religious teachings and the responsibilities of a Muslim woman. Most glossed over is the violence that men are still allowed to inflict on their women in the name of their religion and culture on such a massive part of the planet.
This brutality not only takes place in ISIS-held territory but across most Muslim societies. All around you, you see women killed, molested, imprisoned, maimed and incarcerated while their men sugar-coat the abuse as "modesty", "honour", "divine law" or even "justice"....
Turkey last year presented a bill for tackling its widespread child-marriage issue: the Turkish government introduced a bill that pardons a rapist if he marries his victim. The victim is not consulted.
All forms of exploiting women are presented as divine law, sharia, in which women have no say, which they are unable to use in their own defence, and which they are forced to accept as their fate.
These are countries where men are not only permitted, but invited, to consider woman a pet -- to be killed, burned with acid, benzene or a weapon of choice supposedly to preserve a family's "honour".
These laws, put in place by the governments and the clergy, provide a safe escape for criminals, such as those who kill their women and claim it is in the name of "honour".
The deeper horror is that all these abuses -- child marriage, confinement, FGM, rape, torture, and legal discrimination -- have accomplices. These enablers are often well-meaning people from the West, "multiculturalists" who are reluctant to pass judgement on other people's customs no matter how brutal they might be....
The left-wing group that helped organize the violent shut down of the Milo Yiannopoulos event at the University... https://t.co/X9mlPfxnzT— Katy Grimes (@KATYSaccitizen) February 4, 2017
The left-wing group that helped organize the violent shut down of the Milo Yiannopoulos event at the University of California, Berkeley on Wednesday is backed by a progressive charity that is in turn funded by George Soros, the city of Tucson, a major labor union and several large companies.... on its Facebook page, the group asserted that the vandalism and arson were not “violence.” Instead, the group argued that Yiannopoulos and Trump perpetrate violence through the policies they support....
The organization did not mention the violent attacks against conservatives. One Trump backer was attacked with shovels by a group of men clad in black. He was shown laying unconscious in the middle of the street. A female Trump supporter was blasted with pepper spray while giving an on-camera interview.
Refuse Fascism’s involvement has spurred questions about who is behind the group. In a series of tweets on Thursday, Trump asserted that the protesters were paid to agitate.
While it is unclear whether those who carried out the violence were paid to do so, the benefactors of the Alliance for Global Justice — and Refuse Fascism — are listed online.
According to its most recent 990 tax form, Alliance for Global Justice (AfGJ) received $2.2 million in funding for the fiscal year ending in March 2016.
One of the group’s biggest donors is the Tides Foundation, a non-profit funded by billionaire progressive philanthropist George Soros. Tides gave AfGJ $50,000.
Zombie posted this clip from local KPIX showing an interview with a Milo/Trump supporter who was assaulted and... https://t.co/9iBbjjlNeY— Katy Grimes (@KATYSaccitizen) February 4, 2017
UC Berkeley Thug Who Beat Conservative and Bragged About It Online - Is University Staff Member! https://t.co/9XSVTLtQkl— Native Element (@toreilly) February 4, 2017
"No Obama, no Clinton, no gun prohibition, no problem," Alan Gottlieb of the Second Amendment Foundation said. "No rush to buy a gun before your rights are infringed. Of course gun sales are down."
According to Rasmussen Reports’ most recent survey released Friday, 54 percent of likely voters approved of the president’s job performance.
The debate is a flashback to last fall’s election — in which Trump ran ahead of his poll numbers, particularly in the Upper Midwest states that propelled him to victory. And just like during the campaign season, there’s evidence suggesting that Americans may be less willing to admit they support the president and his actions if they are talking to another person on the phone, compared to polls completed with the anonymity of the internet or an automated phone interface.
“I think you’re getting two things,” said John McLaughlin, a Republican pollster who worked for Trump during the campaign. “One, the online surveys, people are more likely to put in an honest answer because they’re not speaking to a human being.”
TRUMP IMPOSES NEW IRAN SANCTIONS OVER MISSILE TEST... https://t.co/VOWCrPw036— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 4, 2017
Tehran threatens to fire at 'enemies'... https://t.co/PFG8pAoott— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 4, 2017
Holds military exercises... https://t.co/sbcnq3kjKi— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 4, 2017
Obama banned Iraqis, no one cared. 16 Muslim countries currently ban Israelis, no one cares. Trump does it, PROTEST, RESIST! #hypocrites 🙄— Asa J 🇺🇸 (@asamjulian) February 4, 2017
French prosecutor: The Louvre Museum attacker was a UAE resident, came to Paris on tourist visa on Jan. 26.
Louvre museum reopens as Egypt identifies machete terrorist... https://t.co/vQ4NvYZz8f— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 4, 2017
BREAKING: French prosecutor: The Louvre Museum attacker was a UAE resident, came to Paris on tourist visa on Jan. 26.— The Associated Press (@AP) February 3, 2017
MUST READ> For Mainstream Media, Lying is the New Black https://t.co/7tkQXDBeaA— Roger Simon (@rogerlsimon) February 2, 2017
The Washington Post (and lots of others) report that the entire senior staff at the State Department resigned rather than serve under Trump. The reality? Four political appointees whose resignations had been requested by President Obama, as is customary at a change of administration, had their resignations accepted.
One of them, Patrick Kennedy, was involved in the Clinton email scandal, but will be allowed to retire...
This fashionable lie was quickly debunked by practically everyone, including Vox. Here's more:
The Trump administration was muzzling the EPA and USDA. The reality? It was, again, a customary step at the change of administration.Science, among others, debunked this fashionable lie.
The famous Muslim ban. Reality? It was a (temporary) ban on entrance from seven countries that had been identified as being so chaotic as to make effective vetting difficult -- under a law passed in 2015, modified in 2016, and signed by Obama (remember him?). The law itself had been supported by Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) -- who was in tears this weekend after it was implemented.Look folks: if the executive order blocks Christians from Iraq, but it doesn't block a Muslim cleric from Mecca, where only Muslims are permitted to enter by law, it just isn't a Muslim ban. "It's a Muslim ban" is just another fashionable lie.
Trump excluded countries from the "Muslim ban" (see above) that he has business dealings with. Reality? Let's look back at that same law: the list of countries comes from 2016. I think it's pretty clever of Trump to arrange for the Obama administration to craft that list to give Trump's businesses an advantage, don't you? But lying about Trump's executive orders has become fashionable....
40% Say Election Hurt a Close Relationship... https://t.co/dyWwen6RcL— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 3, 2017
Contrary to the media and most pollsters who felt Democrat Hillary Clinton was a shoo-in for the presidency, Republican Donald Trump was the surprise winner. Fifty-four percent (54%) of voters who Strongly Disapprove of the job President Trump is doing say the election has hurt a personal relationship. Just 35% of those who Strongly Approve of Trump's job performance agree.
Seventy-seven percent (77%) of all voters now think Americans today are less tolerant of each other’s political opinions than they were in the past. That’s up from 70% in November. Voters were last this pessimistic just weeks before the 2012 presidential election. Only 11% think Americans are more tolerant of each other’s views than in the past, while 10% think the level of tolerance is about the same.
Department of Homeland Security announces it will no longer implement Trump’s travel ban https://t.co/ZjUDY3FElh— TheBlaze (@theblaze) February 4, 2017
DOJ says 100k. Obama handed out visas like candy to an unstable, terror wrought region, w enemy in possession of 10s of 1000s of passports https://t.co/uatmHRuQHV— Tammy Bruce (@HeyTammyBruce) February 4, 2017
Airlines Resume Flying Banned Passengers to USA... https://t.co/cR617t0m5Y— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 4, 2017
PRESIDENT VOWS FIGHT https://t.co/i2iLGO0Ndc— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 4, 2017
Judge blocking of travel ban sets stage for epic court battle... https://t.co/yuvbckNKb6— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 4, 2017
Boston Judge Unblocks Trump Travel Ban, Asks "Where Does It Say Muslim Countries?" | Zero Hedge https://t.co/mHu9frs1Xe— EAGLE WINGS (@ConstanceQueen8) February 4, 2017
Boston Mayor pretends not to know that the Boston Marathon bombers were refugees: https://t.co/q2xEnISWTi— MARK SIMONE (@MarkSimoneNY) February 4, 2017
Friday, February 3, 2017
Over 12,000 tweets calling for assassination... https://t.co/MrwsEdbbii— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 3, 2017
Rapper raps about murdering Donald... https://t.co/8TyyHCINsX— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 3, 2017
SNAP: Woman 'Angry Trump Is President' Tries Running Over Police Officer... https://t.co/rIOdh8ANfF— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 3, 2017
De Niro Still Wants to Take a Swing... https://t.co/jItwLhgl55— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 3, 2017
GOOGLE cozies to Trump but calls for his impeachment... https://t.co/CQkA4nz0F8— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 3, 2017
Comedian calls for military coup... https://t.co/mXeXcegEQN— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 2, 2017
White House Correspondents Dinner In Trouble as Parties Cancel... https://t.co/ACvBdxgUit— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 3, 2017
BRET EASTON ELLIS: Trump is president, get over it! https://t.co/8sKvuc3yBL— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 3, 2017
McConaughey: Give Trump chance... https://t.co/eSz9EKeP8r— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) February 2, 2017
Thursday, February 2, 2017
President Trump, moving fast to freeze and stop last minute regulations jammed through by former President Obama, has already stopped rules that would have cost businesses and taxpayers $181 billion.
According to a new analysis, Trump's actions began on Inauguration Day and had the added benefit of saving 5.5 million hours in paperwork.
American Action Forum's Sam Batkins said, "It is standard operating procedure for a new president to take stock of the existing regulatory landscape. What was extraordinary was that the previous administration had $181 billion in regulatory burdens, 16 billion-dollar rules, and millions of hours of new paperwork pending in the system. It's unlikely the regulatory freeze lasts for longer than a few months, but it's a certainty that the administration will scrutinize all pending major rules and determine those that adequately protect public health and safety and those that could harm economic growth."
Social-media hysteria invents Trump scandals that fester, burn out, & float away in matter of hours. Sifting Through the Fake News on Trump’s Calls with Mexico and Australia
◼ RUSH: Sifting Through the Fake News on Trump’s Calls with Mexico and Australia
...How about the AP report that Trump threatened the president of Mexico? The AP reported that Trump called the president of Mexico and said, “Look, if you don’t take care of those bad hombres down there that you’ve got, we’re gonna send in the American military to do it.” The AP claimed that Trump told the Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto that if he didn’t take care of the bad hombres down there that we would send in the US military. The Washington Post and others in the Drive-Bys ran with the AP story....
Even the AP story, if you read deep enough down there, the article admitted that Mexico denied that version of events. It doesn’t matter, it doesn’t matter, ’cause the president of Mexico is not a credible source. He was on the call, but his sourcing is not credible if he doesn’t go along with the primary narrative of the story. The narrative is that Trump got on the phone, bullied the president of Mexico and threatened to send troops to get rid of bad hombres. The head honcho Mexico said, “No, no, no, didn’t happen,” but they say we can’t count on this guy as a source...
And then Australia. This is a big one. The first thing you have to understand, the current prime minister of Australia is practically a carbon copy clone of the new left-wing child socialist in Canada, what’s his name, Trudeau? Justin Trudeau. Yeah, the guy in Australia is a little older than Justin Trudeau, but he’s still a wacko leftist. And the Drive-By Media are having conniptions over Trump’s phone call to the Australian prime minister. His name is Malcolm Turnbull.
Now, in this call Trump supposedly denounced as dumb the deal that Obama had struck where the United States would trade some illegal aliens from Central America for the 1,200 refugees from Iran and Iraq and Afghanistan, refugees that Australia will not let into their country. What this is really all about is that there’s central American refugees and Australia won’t let ’em in.
Australia won’t let ’em in, they send them here, and Trump said to hell with that and even addressed this at the prayer breakfast today, telling people our country is under assault. There are people taking advantage of our country, and it’s gonna stop. And he said, “I don’t want you to be nervous what you hear about these calls.” And he’s talking about these two news reports about the phone calls he had with these two leaders in Australia and Mexico. And he was calming, he was comforting.... Read MORE at the link.
Don’t Believe Claims that Trump ‘Botched’ the Yemen Raid https://t.co/vO9JHWxJmx— David French (@DavidAFrench) February 2, 2017
Zombie posted this clip from local KPIX showing an interview with a Milo/Trump supporter who was assaulted and... https://t.co/9iBbjjlNeY— Katy Grimes (@KATYSaccitizen) February 4, 2017
"Berkeley deserves better. So does America." -- NR Editorshttps://t.co/QEidMZnBZt— National Review (@NRO) February 3, 2017
Berkeley violence continues: WATCH video of Trump supporter reportedly attacked TODAY on edge of campushttps://t.co/Dh9KWaG9s9— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) February 2, 2017
"'Nestle hires a lot of marketing and finance people, and they might find it difficult to pay those people sufficiently for quality of life here or it’s difficult to get people to move to California because of high cost of living,' said Chris Thornberg, founding partner of Beacon Economics."
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
“This is what tolerance looks like at Berkeley” "It is legitimately dangerous to have a different opinion now."
PROTESTERS MOUNT ASSAULT...
Rampaging Students Destroying Campus...
“For 30 years, the left has been able to bully people into silence by name calling and they’ve forgotten how to argue.” ~ Milo Yiannopoulos pic.twitter.com/ka8K9viwVk— Brian Fraser (@bfraser747) February 2, 2017
Berkeley PD just announced that rioters are surrounded a car, drug the driver out, and are beating him.— Mike Cernovich 🇺🇸 (@Cernovich) February 2, 2017
Just toppled a light pole. Craziest protest I've seen in Berkeley by far. Crowd fast turning violent. pic.twitter.com/5ujFLOtA4u— Michael Bodley (@michael_bodley) February 2, 2017
The campus left is so soft that they resort to violence to silence an openly gay conservative from speaking at UC Berkeley. #Berkeley— Charlie Kirk (@charliekirk11) February 2, 2017
The sad thing about the #milo cancelation at UC Berkeley is the students raised the staggering money to pay for security to host. Just sad.— James O'Keefe (@JamesOKeefeIII) February 2, 2017
University of California-Berkeley campus is in turmoil right now - Protesters are breaking windows and starting fires - TCT #Tucker— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) February 2, 2017
#Berkeley rioters smash windows of MLK Student Union building.— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) February 2, 2017
Rioters now destroying and looting ATMs and windows at Bank of America. This isn't about Milo or speech. They want to burn #UCBerkeleyRiots— Jason Howerton (@jason_howerton) February 2, 2017
This Starbucks isn't opening tomorrow. It's destroyed. Completely. pic.twitter.com/dvuCKqXXIP— Otis R. Taylor Jr. (@otisrtaylorjr) February 2, 2017
UC Berkeley officials say about 150 agitators, almost in "uniform," arrived at protest, were highly "rehearsed." Could be coordinated.— Jason Howerton (@jason_howerton) February 2, 2017
Rioters in Berkeley assaulting innocents and causing millions of dollars in damage because they are afraid of ideas. https://t.co/Io6vFImkPY— Joel B. Pollak (@joelpollak) February 2, 2017
It is legitimately dangerous to have a different opinion now. Holy shit.— Ed Latimore (@EdLatimore) February 2, 2017
Just last week:
Those who seek to protect the Constitution as it was conceived and written are primarily concerned about protecting individual rights. Progressive statists such as Garland tend to be more interested in increasing the power of the government to infringe upon those rights in order to promote the political agenda of the Left.
Gorsuch nomination creates “community within our nation, chaos in theirs” https://t.co/wEymYzodI2— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) February 2, 2017
"It’s a homerun at multiple levels … He should be Scalia 2.0, which is the terminology a lot of the leftist critiques are using …. Politically it’s an even more brilliant move, because the Democrats are absolutely itching for a fight on this first nomination, and Donald Trump picked somebody who has impeccable credentials, who is getting praise even from liberal law professors. This is the fight Democrats want, but I’m not sure it’s really the fight they need …. So at multiple levels this was a brilliant choice."
Five Ways The Media has Broken the Public Trust in Four Days https://t.co/aiGicDxgf0— RedState (@RedState) February 1, 2017
...I found a few things that have happened just since Donald Trump signed the highly publicized immigration executive order that make it easy to see why the public has zero confidence in the press.
There is not muslim ban. There never was. Donald Trump signed a travel ban to specific countries, but that is not how it was reported by the mainstream media. The seven countries selected were chosen by Barack Obama, prior to him leaving office. Another tidbit you won’t see widely acknowledged. However by using #MuslimBan they insured that those not paying close attention would find this to be a bigoted move. Even if it wasn’t true, it didn’t stop those in the media from spreading the false narrative...
Trump Has Secret Plans for the Gays
Social Media has been aflutter for days, with rumors swirling that Donald Trump had a super secret plan to punish the gays. He was just waiting to unleash it. Nevermind that Trump is the most gay friendly president in the history of the country. It took Barack Obama until Joe Biden said they’d changed positions during their re-election campaign that he “evolved” to be support Same-Sex Marriage. Trump for all his faults, has never publicly opposed it. In fact he has been fairly vocal in his support of the gay community. Having Peter Thiel speak at the Convention, Caitlyn Jenner is a family friend, and of course Trump even took to the stage wrapped in a Gay Pride Flag, but this hasn’t stopped those hell bent on painting him as homophobic. The long awaited pronouncement was made that Trump would be continuing the policies put in place by Obama for LGBTQ protections against discrimination. The media’s response after nearly a week of ginning up outrage? Somewhere between a shrug and a snide “well that’s what he says, now”. No that’s what he’s been saying, the media needs to stop telling people Trump is going to put them in camps.... MORE at the link
Daniel Pearl was murdered 15 years ago today - Final words: "My father is Jewish, my mother is Jewish, I am Jewish”
“There is no principle that demeans, degrades and dehumanizes women more than the principle of Sharia law.”
DNC boots candidate from chairmanship race for criticizing Islamic law’s discrimination against gays
‘Take a bow, guys!’ Media ran with yet ANOTHER B.S. story meant to shame Trump https://t.co/kxB8FU6uWf— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) February 1, 2017
Man who claimed mom died in Iraq after Trump's ban lied, Imam confirms https://t.co/p4GfK0N4uJ— Ed Morrissey (@EdMorrissey) February 1, 2017
That Iraqi guy whose mom died because of Trump's ban? She died five days before the ban. NBC, CBS, CNN: Fake news. https://t.co/Jfec9iJho6— Joseph Curl (@josephcurl) February 2, 2017
A pause is important and wise, but the next moves will be far more important. What happens after the pause? What will new security measures look like?
...Myth Four: Terrorism is our only concern when evaluating prospective immigrants from the Middle East. This is perhaps one of the most consequential misunderstandings in the entire debate. The media treats the immigrant population from jihadist nations as if it’s a vast sea of wonderful people contaminated with a tiny few terrorists. But the concern isn’t just about finding the deadly needle in an otherwise-benign haystack. It’s also about whether we’re admitting people who will assimilate into American life or those who will import many of the dysfunctions and problems of their home countries....
The "STOP _____" sign encapsulates the sad reality of politics today. Didn't matter who nominee was; their name was going in that space
The "STOP _____" sign encapsulates the sad reality of politics today. Didn't matter who nominee was; their name was going in that space pic.twitter.com/nXArqYGOFV— David Closson (@DavidClosson) February 1, 2017
"Judge ____ is outside the mainstream. Women and people of color would not be safe in judge ___'s America," the Democratic Senator said.— Tim Carney (@TPCarney) February 1, 2017
Dem anti-Trump offensive could resemble national version of desperate Dem fight against WI Scott Walker in 2011. https://t.co/1jDBKDqhne— Byron York (@ByronYork) February 1, 2017
President Trump has chosen Neil Gorsuch, a judge on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, to fill the long-vacant Supreme Court seat left by the late Justice Antonin Scalia. The decision is already earning Trump high marks among many constitutional conservatives, including from numerous politicians and members of the media who have long questioned Trump's commitment to conservative ideals.
Erick Erickson, a longtime critic of Trump, says in an article posted on his political commentary site the Resurgent, "Judge Gorsuch is the one nominee who matches Antonin Scalia's intellectual pedigree and will unite all the factions within the Republican Party. This is a very wise move by President Trump. Even his most ardent critics on the right will have to commend President Trump for this nomination. It is rock solid."
Don’t take our word for it, check out what everyone has to say about Judge Gorsuch! https://t.co/u5OO5pm0FQ— GOP (@GOP) February 1, 2017
BOOM! Trump Files With FEC To Run in 2020; NonProfits Can't Campaign Against Him Until Then! https://t.co/1YpM7pRSs5— 🎙Wayne Dupree (@WayneDupreeShow) February 1, 2017
I am laughing too much right now to even think straight. Trump outfoxed the Washington, DC foxes but beating them in their own game. According to the article via Zero Hedge, NonProfit organizations can’t engage in political speech without the possibility of them losing their status. That’s huge!
Tell me Trump doesn’t have his stuff together. This could hurt George Soros as he would have ramped up his efforts to go after Trump as it states in the article.
Trump Files Early With FEC For 2020 Candidacy, Outmaneuvers Nonprofits https://t.co/WKGto6mAzb— Ƭαвιтнα Ɓℓιѕѕ ❤ (@BlissTabitha) January 31, 2017
A document from the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) indicates that Donald Trump took steps last week to outmaneuver nonprofit organizations, leaving them unable to officially campaign against him over the next few years of his Presidency.
Filed on January 20th, 2017, the letter states that, while not an official announcement for reelection, Donald Trump has filed an FEC Form 2 in order to “ensure compliance with the Federal Election Campaign Act.” This is an unprecedented, although legal, move for the President to make. Barack Obama did not file for his 2012 re-election bid until April 2011. Having filed (even if not formally announcing a bid) as a candidate, Trump would be able to coordinate with PACs and other similar organizations.
More importantly, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations would no longer be able to engage in “political speech” which could theoretically affect the results of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election without running the risk of losing their nonprofit status. The move effectively bars interest groups from creating nonprofits which they could funnel money into for the purposes of opposing Trump’s initiatives. This will likely create chaos for political opponents of Trump such as George Soros, who has sunk significant amounts of money into various nonprofit groups with the intent of opposing Trump’s government. How 501(c)(3) organizations will comply with the FEC’s regulations when participating an actions which qualify as political speech remains to be seen.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is truly after the mold of Antonin Scalia, a champion of religious... https://t.co/svSzbMLXG0— Tyler O'Neil (@Tyler2ONeil) February 1, 2017
BREAKING: Pres. Trump Picks Neil Gorsuch as His First Pick for U.S. Supreme Courthttps://t.co/5dzCCYF6Ee— Warner Todd Huston (@warnerthuston) February 1, 2017
Trump announces 10th Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch as his nominee to the Supreme Court pic.twitter.com/W7AREy0VJI— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) February 1, 2017
Neil Gorsuch will make an outstanding #SCOTUS justice—he has a clear record that shows he'll follow the Constitution and uphold rule of law.— Jim DeMint (@JimDeMint) February 1, 2017
Gorsuch is a home run. Either he should be confirmed or McConnell should use the nuclear option.— John Hawkins (@johnhawkinsrwn) February 1, 2017
Trump says Scalia's "image and genius" remained with him throughout his consideration of who to pick for the high court.— Steve Stockman (@SteveWorks4You) February 1, 2017
Gorsuch is a great pick. Strong record, brilliant guy, great allegiance to the Constitution. Well done.— Jedediah Bila (@JedediahBila) February 1, 2017
Scalia 2.0 - has such a nice sound to it https://t.co/Aq7aBjrbve— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) February 1, 2017
Every single one of these Senators voted to confirm Neil Gorsuch in 2006. pic.twitter.com/qBy7MGo4UG— Andrew Mullins (@AndrewWMullins) February 1, 2017
I look at that lovely couple, Judge Gorsuch & his wife, and think about how they are about to be viciously slandered by the left.— Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) February 1, 2017
WATCH LIVE: Trump nominates Supreme Court Justice https://t.co/Nb6iJITjFs— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) February 1, 2017
Neil Gorsuch and Thomas Hardiman are considered the two most likely nominees to fill the Scalia Seat.
The gossip (i.e. media reports based on conversations with unnamed “sources”) claim it’s Gorsuch. Regardless of the choice — or if Trump pulls a surprise — Democrats have promise a fight to the death. They need to put on a show for the base. So it looks like this is going to go nuclear option.
Trump has played this masterfully, with the networks breaking into their nightly schedules for the announcement. He will have a yuge audience.
We have a live blog of the nomination: https://t.co/bHBfNfWMx3— SCOTUSblog (@SCOTUSblog) February 1, 2017
People who say this White House isn't disciplined should note that they managed to keep the Court pick secret, a minor miracle.— Keith Koffler (@keithkoffler) February 1, 2017
Reports: Neil Gorsuch will be Trump's Supreme Court nominee. He is a stalwart champion of religious freedom. https://t.co/qiW5gwXES8— Tyler O'Neil (@Tyler2ONeil) January 31, 2017
Neil Gorsuch & Supreme Court --Antonin Scalia’s Textualist & Originalist | National Review https://t.co/QgGj7GKyBQ— Matt K. Lewis (@mattklewis) February 1, 2017
Here's a reminder of seven lies about Betsy DeVos, and why they're entirely wrong. https://t.co/04HFxSNj9q— Tyler O'Neil (@Tyler2ONeil) January 31, 2017
Democrats are mulling a boycott of Wednesday’s nomination hearing for President Trump’s pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
...Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), a committee member, said later that Democrats had “not yet” decided on whether to boycott the hearing.
...On Tuesday, Finance Committee Democrats refused to attend a hearing to vote on two Trump picks: Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) to head the Department of Health and Human Services, and Steve Mnuchin to lead the Treasury Department.
And the party has twice this week invoked a rarely used procedural rule to delay a committee vote on Trump’s attorney general nominee, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.)
...Called Measure H, the proposed quarter-cent sales tax will be on the March 7 ballot for Los Angeles County voters. The goal is to raise an estimated $355 million a year for 10 years to help homeless people transition into planned affordable housing, officials said.
...In November, Los Angeles city voters passed Proposition HHH, a property tax bond measure that is supposed to raise $1.2 billion to build 10,000 affordable-housing units for the homeless. But the money only funds the bricks and mortar. Garcetti and others said the affordable-housing complexes they plan to build also need “wrap-around services” to help formerly homeless people adapt to living off the streets and, if needed, to treat addictions. That’s where Measure H comes in, Garcetti said.
“From Pomona to Palisades, from Palmdale to (San) Pedro, we have too many unhoused Angelenos,” Garcetti said. “It is unacceptable in Los Angeles. It is unforgivable if we do nothing about it.”
An estimated 47,000 people are considered homeless in Los Angeles County on any given night...
“The voters seem to like taxes,” said Kris Vosburgh, executive director of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association. “If there’s a downside we’ve already pushed the middle class out of the Los Angeles area and one of the reasons is high taxes. People should realize these taxes are long-term and taxes run up the costs of everything.”
Monday, January 30, 2017
The 2016 presidential race was remarkable for many reasons, but what stood out to me was the level of flat-out lies thrown back and forth and how the media failed miserably at fact checking.
Between social, print and electronic media, voters found it hard to determine which statements were true and which were false. Republicans voted for their candidate, Donald Trump, but some Democrats and those who previously voted for President Obama voted for him too, which was evident by the surprising wins in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.
Many voters across the country believed the nation was in dire need of leadership and jobs. The hope and change of the previous eight years never materialized. Republicans were tired of the empty speeches and promises made by previous politicians, which never came to fruition. What they saw in Donald Trump was a candidate who was not beholden to anyone and one who could operate outside of the political norms.
We'd seen our medical insurance monthly premiums skyrocket, our yearly deductibles double and triple, and the promises of President Obama evaporate: "If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor," "If you like your health plan, you can keep your health plan."
The endangered middle class began disappearing due to the Affordable Care Act and jobs were not that far behind. There were 17 Republican candidates at the start of the primary; in the end, Donald Trump was the victor.
The reason Trump won the primary and subsequent presidency is plain and simple: Barack Obama. Those who voted for Trump did so for many reasons and here they are:
• The failing Affordable Care Act
• The absence of U.S. leadership worldwide
• The rise of ISIS
• The rise of terrorism worldwide and a failure to act
• Terrorism on our homeland by homegrown ISIS sympathizers
• Deficit grew to a record high number, larger than the previous four administrations combined
• A growing racial divide
Brendan O'Neill in his article, "Trump! How did this happen?" said:
"Because you (society) turned 'white man' from a description into an insult. Because you treated dissent as hate speech and criticism of Obama as extremism. Because you cried when someone mocked the Koran, but laughed when they mocked the Bible. Because you turned politics from something done by and for people to something done to them, for their own good."
My hope is that government works again, for everyone. I hope we can look at each other again as fellow human beings, not as black, white, brown, conservative or liberal. My hope is that everyone can afford health insurance, not just the poor and the rich. It is my hope that Donald Trump makes America first again; that he fixes all that is wrong with education, and not just by throwing millions of more dollars at it. And finally, I hope President Trump makes America great again. Being great again does not mean going back to a dark time in our history when we locked people in chains, but it means returning to a time when our country was respected in the world and other countries looked to us for guidance and leadership, when our schools produced the best doctors and scientists, and a time when we looked out for each other, not requiring the government to do it for us.
Let's all join together and support our new president, because if President Trump fails we all fail.
"There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right." – Martin Luther King Jr., taken from A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches
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U.S. President Donald Trump calls Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to express condolences about mosque attack
QUEBEC CITY (AP) - U.S. President Donald Trump calls Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to express condolences about mosque attack— Josh Lederman (@joshledermanAP) January 30, 2017
Update: https://t.co/PhmADTCics— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) January 30, 2017
Journalist India Knight and Ted Kornblum, CEO of Magnatone Amplifiers Call for Trump's Assassination
I'm sure CNN's been all over this....— CNN Lies & Is Hitler (@NolteNC) January 30, 2017
Journalist Calls for Trump's Assassination https://t.co/ZfOiGTsBA5
In a hastily-deleted tweet, the liberal pundit said this: "The assassination is taking such a long time."
The collective freakout by the media over any threat to Obama would have made Ted Kornblum household name... now, he's on medias side. https://t.co/vfrtMIDdXQ— WND News (@worldnetdaily) January 30, 2017
Kornblum tweeted: "Rest easy, people, it'll take only 100 days till Trump gets a bullet in the head!"
Sunday, January 29, 2017
Stunning Win – instead of dealing with the symptom (Syrian refugees), Trump addresses the root of the issue
Saudi king agrees in call with Trump to support Syria, Yemen safe zones: White House https://t.co/qF9SAsMC5P— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) January 29, 2017
[…] A senior Saudi source told Reuters the two leaders spoke for over an hour by telephone and agreed to step up counter-terrorism and military cooperation and enhance economic cooperation. But the source had no word on whether the two leaders discussed Trump’s order to put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United States and temporarily ban travelers from Syria and six other Muslim-majority countries.
The source said Saudi Arabia would enhance its participation in the U.S.-led coalition fighting to oust Islamic State from its strongholds in Iraq and Syria.
NEW: White House says King Salman of Saudi Arabia agreed to support safe zones in Syria and Yemen during call with Pres. Trump. pic.twitter.com/6R1vhNwsZd— ABC News (@ABC) January 29, 2017
Did President Trump just solve the migrant crisis with a single phone call? pic.twitter.com/eIu2BlakLx— Stefan Molyneux (@StefanMolyneux) January 30, 2017
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, in a phone call on Sunday with U.S. President Donald Trump, agreed to support safe zones in Syria and Yemen, a White House statement said.
Trump, during his presidential campaign last year, had called for Gulf states to pay for establishing safe zones to protect Syrian refugees.
A statement after the phone call said the two leaders agreed on the importance of strengthening joint efforts to fight the spread of Islamic State militants.
“The president requested and the King agreed to support safe zones in Syria and Yemen, as well as supporting other ideas to help the many refugees who are displaced by the ongoing conflicts,” the statement said.
So, instead of dealing with the symptom (Syrian refugees), Trump addresses the root of the issue https://t.co/XGIxD5HxE9 and still MSM mad.— TheLastRefuge (@TheLastRefuge2) January 30, 2017
Rep: King Salman, why are you building safe zones in Syria and Yemen?— TheLastRefuge (@TheLastRefuge2) January 30, 2017
Salman: Because Trump asked us to
Rep: Why now?
Salman: Just now asked pic.twitter.com/Gqvqv9lOSa