Big govt, Media, Politics

AOC Abandons Truth in Favor of Illegal Immigration

Triggered by President Trump’s Tuesday night immigration address, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) appeared on MSNBC with Rachel Maddow and promptly went off the rails to defend the Left’s open borders agenda. Some of her most notable comments included these gems: “Every day immigrants commit crimes at a far lower rate than everyday Americans” and that the illegal immigrant caravan posted up at our Southern border “are acting more American than any person who seeks to keep them out ever will be.” AOC also doubled down on her previous claims that President Trump is racist. Her remarks were made, somewhat ironically, after she appeared on CBS’ “60 Minutes” to explain that truth is an acceptable casualty in the pursuit of moral superiority.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

On Tuesday night, after President Trump delivered his address to the nation regarding immigration, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) appeared on MSNBC with host Rachel Maddow, and proceeded to make some of the wildest statements of her neophyte career, including, “Every day immigrants commit crimes at a far lower rate than everyday Americans,” that illegal immigrants on the border “are acting more American than any person who seeks to keep them out ever will be,” that President Trump has a “proven track record of discrimination against anybody who’s really non-white in the United States, and that Trump assumed the office of the presidency with his “racist and violent rhetoric.”

Maddow began by asking Ocasio-Cortez to comment on Trump’s remarks, prompting the first of Ocasio-Cortez’s rants, as she bloviated:

I cannot tell you the amount of dysfunction that this president is advancing. We have now over 100 new members of this freshman class.

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Big govt, Politics

Pelosi/Schumer Deliver Liberal Response to Trump

President Trump will deliver a televised prime time address Tuesday night, making his case before the American people-and lawmakers on Capitol Hill-for why he needs $5.6 billion in border wall funding to secure the U.S.-Mexico border. Pelosi and Schumer, hoping to not be upstaged, demanded that all major networks give them “equal airtime” to counter the president’s case and lob red herrings to distract from their nonsense arguments and political gamesmanship. Key lines of ad hominem argument from the Left’s grand wizards were that Mexico wasn’t paying for it (clearly, they aren’t either), and that it can’t pass the House anyway, both of which are obvious and therefore moot points, but stupidity and vapidity has never stopped liberals before.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) will personally deliver the Democrat Party’s televised response to President Donald Trump’s Oval Office address on his proposal to erect a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

As a partial government shutdown extends into its third week, President Trump will make the case in a prime-time address that $5.6 billion in funding for the wall is required to solve the “crisis” at the southern border and end the partial closure of various federal agencies. The address, scheduled for 9:00 p.m. EST, will be broadcast by ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, MSNBC, and NBC.

On Monday, Pelosi and Schumer demanded all major news networks provide Democrats an opportunity to respond to the president’s speech to the nation, writing in a joint statement that they must granted “equal airtime”

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Big govt, Politics

Democrats Kick Off New Congress With Onslaught of “America Last” Legislation

President Trump, the Electoral College, the Supreme Court, voter ID, free speech, and MORE were all targeted by the new Democratic House majority in the 116th Congress under the leadership of retread Nancy Pelosi. Getting particular attention is the Electoral College, which the Left gushed about in 2016 as it helped put Barack Obama in the Oval Office but which is now seen as a barrier to taking “back” the U.S. Senate and the White House in 2020. The primary argument is that the Electoral College does not represent the direct will of the people, which is precisely the point as delineated in the Federalist Papers. As pointed out by PJ media, until 1913, this applied to state legislatures which elected U.S. senators as well. Any pretense of respect for the federalist system on which the United States government was founded and which goes hand in hand with the separation of powers is swiftly being abandoned in favor of mob rule and vote mongering.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

As Democrats took the majority in the House of Representatives last week, they wasted no time in drafting legislation to remake the U.S. Constitution, shifting the rules in their favor. One bill would abolish the Electoral College. Another would make voter registration automatic, repeal voter ID laws, drastically limit free speech in politics, and create a system where the government funds particular candidates — all in one bill!

Democrats push these bills in the name of good government, but they are attempting to fundamentally shift the playing field of American politics permanently in their favor. In 2008 and 2012, when Barack Obama won the Electoral College, liberals sang the institution’s praises — because it represents the will of the states as well as the people. Only when Republicans win by the same rules do Democrats advocate the abolition of this American institution.

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Big govt, Issues, Politics

AOC Leads “Liberal Revolt” Against Pelosi

On her first day on the job, Democrat-socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY) led a “liberal revolt” sit-in outside Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office over an internal rules package that prevents the House from increasing the deficit by requiring additional spending offsets. “Tomorrow I will also vote No on the rules package, which is trying to slip in #PAYGO,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. The rules change was the second vote for Democrats on Thursday, and AOC’s efforts were dubbed by the San Francisco Chronicle as a threat “to derail House Democrats on their first day in charge” since the House cannot proceed with the new term until rules are set. We’re suddenly becoming a big AOC fan. Weird.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

On her first day on Capitol Hill a week after winning the election, democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez participated in a protest sit-in staged outside the office of soon-to-be-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Now, on the first day that the Democrats officially take over the House, the radical representative is helping lead a “liberal revolt” that, as the San Francisco Chronicle puts it, “threatens to derail House Democrats on their first day in charge.”

Democratic Reps Ocasio-Cortez (NY) and Ro Khanna (CA) say they will vote against a sweeping internal rules change package assembled and promoted by Pelosi. The rules change is just the second vote Democrats will take Thursday. Ocasio-Cortez and Khanna’s issue: the package’s inclusion of a pay as you go (PAYGO) measure, which prevents the House from increasing the budget deficit by requiring offsets for any additional spending.

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Big govt, Issues, Politics

NJ First Sanctuary State by Fiat?

On the heels of New Jersey’s state attorney issuing a directive prohibiting local or state police from cooperating with ICE or inquiring about immigration status while on the job, Democratic State Senator Joseph Vitale is proposing driver’s licenses for illegals. Why? Because they are already on the road illegally and Vitale’s logic is that two wrongs make a right. New Jersey Assemblyman Parker Space swiftly pushed back against the plan, calling it “an insult to every hard-working citizen who plays by the rules.” According to David Jaroslav of the Federation for American Immigration Reform, it “appears to be the first case of a state being made into a sanctuary for illegal aliens by the unilateral executive action of a non-election official.” Indeed!

Here’s more from PJ Media…

New Jersey Assemblyman Parker Space said the state’s attorney general did nothing but create a “protected class of citizen” by issuing a new directive that stops local or state cops cooperating with ICE or even asking people about their immigration status.

“It is an insult to every hard-working citizen who plays by the rules that the state will let some crimes go for illegal immigrants just to protect them from immigration officials,” said Space.

And once they are in New Jersey, protected from local, state, and federal law enforcement, Democratic state Sen. Joseph Vitale wants to make sure illegal immigrants have a driver’s license.

“We can’t ignore the reality that undocumented immigrants are on the roads now, going to work, driving their children to school and doing the routine activities that all families do,” said Vitale.

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Big govt, Politics

Trump: I Like Obama’s 10-Foot Wall Around His House

President Trump has yet again made high-profile waves on Twitter after targeting his predecessor Barack Obama for being anti-border wall. Yet, in complete hypocrisy, he lives in an 8,200-square-foot, $8 million D.C. mansion surrounded by a 10-foot wall. “President and Mrs. Obama built/has a ten foot Wall around their D.C. mansion/compound. I agree, totally necessary for their safety and security. The U.S. needs the same thing, slightly larger version!” Trump tweeted. Trump is rightfully trolling Obama and his ilk who at various times in the past have either endorsed a wall and/or heightened security while also benefitting from the security provided by their own walls at home and abroad.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

President Trump has been cooped up in the White House throughout the Christmas holiday, even though first lady Melania and many of his kids retreated to the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida to enjoy some R&R in the sun. Since it’s too cold and rainy to play golf in D.C., the president has opted for his second-favorite pastime: Trolling Twitter.

On Sunday, Trump pointed out that former President Barack Obama and his wife have built a mighty wall around their Washington, D.C., home for protection, and suggested that maybe America just needs a “slightly larger version.”

“President and Mrs. Obama built/has a ten foot Wall around their D.C. mansion/compound. I agree, totally necessary for their safety and security. The U.S. needs the same thing, slightly larger version!,” he wrote on Twitter.

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Big govt, International, Politics, War on Terror

Trump Wins Again; German Company Won’t Supply Iran with Rocket Parts

In a story largely ignored by the Leftist media, the Trump administration has compelled German company Krempel to stop selling rocket parts to Iran. The move comes after U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell ratcheted up the diplomatic pressure after the company’s products were found to be used in Syria by President Bashar Assad working in cooperation with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps to wage chemical warfare against civilians. Krempel had previously doubled down on the legality of its business deals with Iran. This is one more example of American superiority and influence abroad that had been missing entirely during the Obama administration.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

On Thursday, in another victory for the Trump Administration, the German company Krempel, whose material was utilized in Iranian rockets that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad used to gas 21 adults and children, announced it would not deliver material to the Iranian government any more.

As The Jerusalem Post notes, U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has been instrumental in convincing German companies to follow Trump’s lead and separate from Iran. He stated, “Corporations realize that doing business with Iran means funding the IRGC’s terror strategy.”

Krempel spokesman Rainer Westermann said, “Since several months ago, Krempel no longer delivers goods to Iran.” Krempel makes electronic press boards used in the motors of rockets.

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Big govt, Media, Politics

CNN Triggered by Troops’ MAGA Hats

CNN swiftly pivoted from its premature report blasting President Trump’s failure to visit our overseas troops on Christmas to attacking our troops for asking President Trump to sign their “Make American Great Again” hats and “Trump 2020” patches. The horror! CNN’s “The Situation Room” even brought in Obama-era “experts” to discuss whether or not our soldiers were violating Department of Defense guidelines that forbid partisan political activities. Naturally, the “experts” found the servicemen guilty because the items were campaign related, but they conveniently forgot that the prohibition is not for individual personal political opinions so long as they do not imply or appear to imply DoD sponsorship or endorsement of a candidate or cause. The U.S. Uniform Code of Military Justice apparently doesn’t apply when CNN’s opinion is entirely sufficient.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

On Wednesday, as President Trump visited American troops stationed in Iraq at the al-Asad airbase, CNN took a shot at the troops who asked Trump to sign their “Make America Great Again” hats or their embroidered patches reading “Trump 2020.” The network discussed whether the service members might have violated Department of Defense guidelines against partisan political activities, and later implied on its website that the troops had indeed violated the rules. But CNN left out a key part of the guidelines when they quoted them.

On CNN’s “The Situation Room,” the network turned to a military expert to determine whether what the troops did was inappropriate. Shockingly, that military expert turned out to be none other than Retired Rear Adm. John Kirby, a former Obama administration spokesperson. Even more shockingly, Kirby theorized that the troops’ actions were indeed inappropriate, saying archly, “It is in fact a campaign slogan, that is a campaign item, and it is completely inappropriate for the troops to do this.”

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Big govt, Issues, Politics

Ocasio-Cortez: Jesus Was a “Refugee”

Socialist Rep-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter on Tuesday to politicize Christmas and Christ himself…complete with a bit of hyperbole. “Joy to the World!” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “Merry Christmas everyone – here’s to a holiday filled with happiness, family, and love for all people. (Including refugee babies in mangers + their parents.)” She was quickly fact-checked that Jesus was not a refugee baby nor were his parents, Mary and Joseph, seeking asylum, as they were in Bethlehem to participate in Roman emperor Augustus’ census but found themselves without a place to stay. The Left loves to torture history so that it fits nicely into their political agenda. We should also point out that Emperor Augustus maintained unbelievably low taxes to encourage economic development. Memo to AOC: you’re doing it wrong!

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

Democratic socialist Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez faced intense backlash on Tuesday after she decided to politicize Christmas by making false claims about Jesus.

“Joy to the World!” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “Merry Christmas everyone – here’s to a holiday filled with happiness, family, and love for all people. (Including refugee babies in mangers + their parents.)”

Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that Jesus was a refugee baby in a manger is categorically false, as Fox News’ Samuel Chamberlain explains.

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Big govt, Elections, Politics

Trump Doubles Down on Border Wall Demands and Prevails

With his resistance to the Schumer-Pelosi shutdown political tactics and threats, President Trump is making it clear to his voters that he’s not just talk. A key victory could be that his resistance forced the House to approve border wall funding after POTUS rejected a Senate-approved House-passed bill that lacked funding. “The fact that he’s fighting here today is huge,” said Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC). “You can remember the Alamo in San Antonio. It’s not because they won there, it’s because they fought there. And if we’re willing to fight, a lot of people support the president and his willingness to fight. “President Trump will be dealing with a Democrat-controlled House come January when the new session of Congress begins though it’s not very promising for incoming Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) if her strategy is to browbeat President Trump. History has shown that doesn’t end well, but it certainly won’t stop her from trying.

Here’s more from Washington Examiner…

President Trump on Thursday showed his voters he’s willing to fight for them by insisting that Congress approve border wall funding, a move that could pay off during his re-election campaign in 2020.

“The fact that he’s fighting here today is huge,” said Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., on the same day Trump forced the House to approve a bill funding his border wall. “You can remember the Alamo in San Antonio. It’s not because they won there, it’s because they fought there. And if we’re willing to fight, a lot of people support the president and his willingness to fight.”

Buoyed by the House Freedom Caucus, which Meadows helms, Trump forced the House to include $5.7 billion in a spending deal Thursday night. While the bill is doomed in the Senate, Republicans say it was a pivotal moment for Trump that showed he’s willing to stick his neck out to keep his campaign promises.

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