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Americans Disgusted with Democrats

According to the latest surveys, even Americans who dislike President Donald Trump are liking him – and the GOP – in the wake of the Democrats’ gross treatment of SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and that’s even if they don’t like Kavanaugh. The optics in fact are so bad for the left that one Democratic strategist wrote that the Kavanaugh confirmation obstruction is “a disaster” for Democrats. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who withheld Christine Ford’s allegations against Kavanaugh for TWO MONTHS, is receiving the bulk of voter wrath in the polls. Sixty-nine percent of voters polled called the process a “national disgrace.” That portends very bad things for the Democrats’ effort to retake Congress next month.

Here’s more from Hot Air…

Last night Allahpundit covered some of the most recent polls which show a bit of a GOP resurgence in some key races heading into the midterms. But what’s causing this disruption in the blue wave? It didn’t take a crystal ball to guess that the Democrats’ treatment of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh could be a factor. Now, however, we have some new polling which attaches solid numbers to that idea.

The Daily Caller as the rundown of a new survey (from Harvard of all places) showing that many Americans still may not be wild about President Trump, and they might not even like Brett Kavanaugh, but they’re simply disgusted by the obstruction on display in the confirmation process. And there is simply no way to spin this in a positive light for the Democrats. As one Dem strategist put it, this is nothing short of “a disaster.”

A majority of voters support the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court if the FBI finds no corroborating evidence to back up claims of sexual assault made against the nominee, according to a Monday poll.

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Ford’s Ex-Boyfriend Writes Bombshell Letter

Christine Blasey Ford’s ex-boyfriend sent Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) a letter this week undermining her claims during sworn testimony about never receiving or giving guidance on a polygraph. According to the letter, Ford, a trained psychologist, helped her best friend prepare for an FBI polygraph test to be administered by the government. This same ex-boyfriend, who dated Ford for six years, says he was never told of sexual assault or of any fears of flying or claustrophobia. If Ford knows how to beat a polygraph, what else is she capable of? Inquiring minds want to know.

Here’s more from Hot Air…

Boom … or bust? Fox reporter John Roberts obtained a sworn statement from someone claiming to be a former boyfriend of Christine Blasey Ford, offering some intriguing tidbits from their relationship but also contradicting a specific point of her testimony last Thursday. The letter claims that Ford did provide some assistance to her roommate and friend to prepare for a government-administered polygraph test. That would contradict Ford’s sworn testimony in the Senate hearing, in which she not only testified that she’d received no guidance on polygraphs but that she herself had “never” given any to others.

In case it’s tough to read in this format, here’s the most pertinent claim from the ex-boyfriend:

During some of the time we were dating, Dr. Ford lived with Monica L. McLean, who I understood to be her life-long best friend.

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Leak: Google Advocates Censoring “Terrorist Thug” Marsha Blackburn

Leaked emails reveal senior Google search engineer Blake Lemoine calling U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) a “violent thug” and a “terrorist” and supporting censorship of her over her political stances. The emails took place in the wake of a June 2018 op-ed for Fox News in which Rep. Blackburn called out Silicon Valley for bias against conservatives. “We certainly shouldn’t acquiesce to the theatrical demands of a legislator who makes political hay by intentionally reducing the safety of the people who she claims to protect,” said Lemoine. “I’m not big on negotiation with terrorists.” It ought to be clear by now that Southern California’s silicon tower intellectuals simply cannot help themselves from using the Internet as a bludgeon against conservatives and free speech.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

A senior software engineer at Google with responsibility for a key feature of Google’s search engine labeled Tennessee Senate candidate Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) a “violent thug” and a “terrorist,” who Google shouldn’t “negotiate” with, according to internal emails obtained by Breitbart News. The employee also defended the censorship of her campaign ads on social media.

The comments took place in an internal email discussion that began on June 19 this year. The topic of discussion was Rep. Blackburn’s Fox News op-ed of the same month, which urged Silicon Valley companies to address bias against conservatives on their platforms. Blackburn, who has herself been the target of social media censorship, has been a vocal critic of tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Twitter during her time in Congress.

The op-ed was not well received within the corridors of Silicon Valley power. One Google employee, a site reliability engineer, called Blackburn’s piece “hilarious” and said Republicans are becoming “tribalists focused on stirring up outrage to maintain power.”

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Graham: McCain’s Anger “Would Have Made Me Look Like a Choir Boy”

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) stole the show at the Kavanaugh hearing last week after he made an impassioned defense of the disgusting “guilty until proven innocent” attacks and treatment of President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. “Boy, y’all want power. God, I hope you never get it. I hope the American people can see through this sham,” Graham yelled. He has since said that his anger has nothing on the wrath the late Sen. John McCain would have unleashed on the left. “I was hot as a fire, and then I met John, and John said . . . ‘Use it. You got capital. Use it,'” Graham said, and use it he did. Graham’s rant will go down in the annals of epic SCOTUS fights.

Here’s more from Fox News…

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., hit the headlines Thursday for his outburst at Democrats questioning Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh — but he now says that his former colleague John McCain’s temper would have eclipsed his anger.

Graham blasted Senate Democrats during a hearing about sexual assault allegations made against Kavanaugh, who has repeatedly denied them. Kavanaugh was testifying after Christine Blasey Ford, who says Kavanaugh assaulted her at a high school party in 1982, also testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

A furious Graham lambasted Democrats for what he cast as their attempts to destroy Kavanaugh for political purposes.

“Boy y’all want power, God I hope you never get it, I hope the American people can see through this sham,” he yelled.

LINDSEY GRAHAM’S KAVANAUGH MOMENT EARNS CONSERVATIVE PRAISE

“To my Republican colleagues,” Graham said. “If you vote no, you are legitimizing the most despicable thing I’ve ever seen in my time in politics.”

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Defeated Dems Walk Out of Kavanaugh Meeting

Democrats have resorted to juvenile protest tactics to try and remain relevant in the headlines after losing, unofficially for now, the fight to thwart the Kavanaugh confirmation. “Democratic Senators Kamala Harris of California, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, and Patrick Leahy of Vermont walked out of the meeting in protest,” ABC News reported Friday. “Staff for Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey left the room, signaling he might walk out too.” A funny move for “Spartacus” to refuse to look defeat square in the eyes and with spine. Meanwhile, President Trump’s order of a ‘supplemental’ FBI investigation isn’t enough to assuage the party that sat on unsubstantiated sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh only to drag them out the week prior to committee confirmation votes.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

A handful of Democratic senators walked out in protest of the Senate Judiciary Committee meeting Friday on the confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after it became clear that Republicans have the votes to recommend Kavanaugh to the Senate.

“Democratic senators Kamala Harris of California, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Patrick Leahy of Vermont walked out of the meeting in protest,” ABC News reports. “Staff for Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey left the room, signaling he might walk out too.”

The protest followed the announcement by Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, one of the key “swing votes,” that he plans to vote to confirm Kavanaugh, which, as NBC News reports, “guaranteed that the committee would vote to send the nomination to the full Senate.”

After committee chair Chuck Grassley’s announcement that the committee will vote at 1:30 p.m. Friday, NBC notes that Booker and Harris “sat there in silence” when they were called to vote.

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Ginsburg “Cheered On” by Allegations Against Kavanaugh

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg chimed in on the Kavanaugh controversy during a speech at a Georgetown University Law Center Event on Wednesday, revealing she’s “really cheered on by this,” a reference to the sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh. “#MeToo was also an example of women coming together in numbers, so it was one complaint, and then one after another the complaints mounted, so women nowadays are not silent about bad behavior,” gushed Ginsburg. What’s interesting was the lack of “cheer” for the complaints of serial rape against Bill Clinton both before, during, and after his tenure in the White House.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

Ahead of Thursday’s hearing on sexual misconduct allegations made against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg applauded “women coming together in numbers” with #MeToo reports.

“I am really turned on by this #MeToo because these #MeToo complaints are – every woman of my vintage has not just one story but many stories, but we thought there’s nothing you could do about it, boys will be boys, so let’s find a way to get out of it. #MeToo was also an example of women coming together in numbers, so it was one complaint and then one after another the complaints mounted, so women nowadays are not silent about bad behavior,” Ginsburg said during a Georgetown University Law Center event with first-year students on Wednesday, the evening before the hearing with Kavanaugh and one of his accusers, Christine Blasey Ford, was set to take place.

“But what Justice O’Connor said, she said women have to get out there and do things that make an impressive show.

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Obama’s Secretary of Ed: Americans Love Guns More Than Kids

Barack Obama’s Education Secretary Arne Duncan is claiming that Americans “value our guns more than we value our children.” Duncan says that rabid gun control countries, such as Australia, Canada, England, and Japan, love their kids more because they have fewer guns and less gun violence. He then claimed that Americans especially do not love black or brown children, and that’s why we did nothing to change gun laws “until white kids were killed” (see Sandy Hook massacre). Duncan is, yet again, reminding us about how ineffective leftist education policy is, particularly in the realm of statistics. His hometown of Chicago boasts some of the most onerous gun control laws in the nation, yet simultaneously is notorious for the highest annual murder rates. Of course Duncan and his ilk see no connection.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

WASHINGTON – Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan, who served in the Obama administration, argued that the U.S. does not “value our kids the way other nations do” and that Americans “value our guns more than we value our children.”

Duncan named Australia, Canada, England and Japan as other countries that do not have the same level of gun violence when compared to the U.S.

“We don’t lack the intellect; we lack the political will and courage to keep our kids safe. In fact, we’ve now raised a generation of teens on mass shootings and gun violence,” Duncan, author of the new book How Schools Work: An Inside Account of Failure and Success from One of the Nation’s Longest-Serving Secretaries of Education, said on Thursday at the National Press Club.

“So, for me, the lie here is you’ll never find anyone who says we don’t value kids.

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Rosenstein and Mueller Investigation May Sink Together

As we reported, Dept Attorney General Rod Rosenstein “verbally resigned” from the DOJ, which formally ends his oversight of Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. According to White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders, however, Rod “Wear of Wire” Rosenstein isn’t out of Washington yet and appears to be wrapping up loose ends at least through Thursday when he and the President are scheduled to meet. “At the request of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, he and President Trump had an extended conversation to discuss the recent news stories,” Sanders explained. This also means a major shake-up for Mueller, making the collusion case even more tenuous.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s tenure at the Justice Department (DOJ) may be coming to a close and with it his oversight of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation after a series of reports Monday.
News of Rosenstein’s potentially imminent departure broke in an Axios report Monday morning that he had “verbally resigned” in a conversation with White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. This conversation took place days after a report emerged Friday alleging that Rosenstein had discussed taping his or others conversations with President Donald Trump last spring, shortly after Rosenstein took office, with an eye to helping remove the president. Rosenstein has steadfastly denied that report in public, with other sources at the Justice Department claiming the comment was really made, but was a joke or sarcastic.

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Trump Jumps in to Defend Kavanaugh

President Trump is going all in to defend his SCOTUS nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, who is clearly the victim of a relentless assault by manufactured, unsubstantiated, and impossible-to-investigate sexual misconduct claims from decades ago. The latest claim is that Kavanaugh exposed himself. Thirty-five years later this drunken undergrad’s “memory” has resurfaced within days of a scheduled confirmation vote by the U.S. Senate. Trump called the accusations “totally political” and affirmed his support for Kavanaugh, saying “I am with him all the way.” Unfortunately for Democrats, if Kavanaugh is successfully “borked,” it will merely force the backup nomination of Amy Barrett.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

The White House press office went into overdrive on Sunday night after The New Yorker published a report from a college classmate of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh alleging sexual misconduct when the two attended a boozy party 35 years ago.

Deborah Ramirez claims Kavanaugh exposed himself during a a drunken dormitory party, then thrust his penis in her face. Kavanaugh vehemently denies the accusation.

On Monday, President Trump, attending the annual meetings at the United Nations in New York, backed his nominee, calling the accusations “totally political.” Trump said the allegations were unsubstantiated, made by accusers who come “out of the woodwork.” He also told reporters, “You should look into the lawyers doing the representation.”

On Kavanaugh, Trump said: “I am with him all the way.”

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GAO Auditor Wants to “Destroy Capitalists”

A recent installment of Project Veritas’ “Deep State” project reveals a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) employee admitting to being a member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). According to the undercover footage, he’s not alone but actually part of a broader effort to “destroy capitalists.” The GAO has since released a statement revealing this person has been “removed from any ongoing GAO work.” That doesn’t necessarily translate to “fired.” In typical bureaucratic fashion, the offending member has moved to a less public facing position, confirming his bold assertion that it’s “impossible to fire a government employee.”

Here’s more form Breitbart…

In the latest installment of Project Veritas’ undercover video series into the “Deep State,” a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) employee purportedly admits to breaking agency rules and being a member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA).
UPDATE: According to Project Veritas, GAO has issued a statement saying that this employee has been “removed from any ongoing GAO work.” The statement reads:

[W]e cannot comment on his personnel status due to privacy laws. But he has been removed from any ongoing GAO work and cut off from access to GAO equipment. We have a rigorous quality control process with many reviewers that prevents one person from biasing our final reports. But we will also examine his work product as part of our investigation.

 

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