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  • Senator Harry Reid:Thanks to all of you who encouraged me to consider filibuster reform. It had to be done.

    09/18/2020 9:33:33 PM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 10 replies
    Twitter ^ | November 21, 2013 | Senator Harry Reid
    Senator Harry Reid @SenatorReid Thanks to all of you who encouraged me to consider filibuster reform. It had to be done. 2:08 PM · Nov 21, 2013
  • Michigan Joins Pennsylvania – Will Accept Late Ballots for 14 Days After Election and Ballot Harvesting

    09/18/2020 11:42:51 AM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 167 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | September 18, 2020 | Jim Hoft
    And now Michigan Democrats joined their counterparts in Pennsylvania. A Michigan judge on Friday said the state must accept ballots that arrive 14 days late after the November 3rd election. The court also will allow ballot harvesting in Michigan. This tactic is illegal in most states. It means anybody can turn in a vote for a prospective voter. Democrats are stealing the election right before our eyes!
  • Obama-Appointed Judge Blocks Postmaster General Louis DeJoy From Making Operation Changes to USPS Ahead of Election

    09/18/2020 10:52:06 AM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 17 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | September 18, 2020 | Cristina Laila
    Another day, another corrupt Obama judge. Judge Stanley Bastian in Eastern Washington’s US District Court, an Obama appointee on Thursday issued a nationwide injunction blocking Postmaster General Louis DeJoy from making operational changes to the United States Postal Service ahead of the general election. The post office is an establishment in the executive branch and controlled by presidential appointees, but this Obama judge believes he runs the post office and controls the executive branch. The Democrat-media complex exploded last month and accused President Trump of “destroying” the US Postal Service after the President’s newly appointed Postmaster General made structural changes.
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court Gives Biden Cheat-By-Mail Win

    09/17/2020 1:43:32 PM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 68 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 17, 2020 | Breitbart News
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court gave the Democratic Party a series of victories Thursday, including one allowing repairs to glitches and gray areas in the battleground state’s fledgling mail-in voting law and another that kicked the Green Party’s presidential candidate off the November ballot. The state Supreme Court, which has a 5-2 Democratic majority, granted the Democratic Party’s request to order a three-day extension of Pennsylvania’s Election Day deadline to count mailed-in ballots.
  • Feehery: A surprising Republican wave election could be looming

    09/16/2020 3:32:00 PM PDT · by Conserv · 45 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 9/15/2020 | John Feehery
    Political waves come unexpectedly. That is especially the case when it comes to the House of Representatives. In 1994, nobody expected the House to flip to the Republicans for the first time in 40 years. The Contract with America was seen as a curiosity, Rep. Newt Gingrich’s (R-Ga.) vanity project. The media roundly lampooned it. And then November rolled around and history was made. In September 2006, George Bush wasn’t that popular, the Iraq War wasn’t going that well, but most pundits and most Republicans thought the House would hold. Then the Rep. Mark Foley (R-Fla.) scandal consumed Washington, and...
  • Donald Trump Blames ‘Heartless’ Democrats for Blocking Stimulus Payments

    09/16/2020 8:40:26 AM PDT · by mplc51 · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/16/2020 | Charles Spiering
    President Donald Trump attacked Democrats as “heartless” for blocking coronavirus aid, including more stimulus payments for individuals. “Democrats are ‘heartless,'” Trump wrote on Twitter. “They don’t want to give STIMULUS PAYMENTS to people who desperately need the money, and whose fault it was NOT that the plague came in from China.”
  • Second stimulus checks: Democratic leadership rejects new bipartisan proposal with $1,200 direct payments

    09/16/2020 8:25:19 AM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 28 replies
    CBS42 ^ | September 16, 2020 | Nexstar Media Wire
    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Democratic leadership in the House rejected a bipartisan $1.5 trillion coronavirus aid proposal that includes a second round of $1,200 direct payments to Americans. The plan, unveiled by a group calling itself Problem Solvers Caucus, also included $500 billion for cities and states, unemployment insurance of $600 a week, increased SNAP benefits and rental assistance. A set of powerful Democratic committee chairs swung against the proposal saying it “leaves too many needs unmet” — a leadership effort that signals that the Problem Solvers bill is going nowhere. No. 2 House Democrat Steny Hoyer of Maryland said the...
  • Democrats back away from quick reversal of Trump tax cuts if they take control of Senate and White House

    09/15/2020 12:22:31 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/15/2020 | Alexander Bolton
    Democrats are backing away from vows to reverse President Trump's tax cuts if they take control of the Senate and White House. Senate Democrats had suggested they could move quickly on the issue, but now say they are likely to delay stand-alone tax legislation if Democratic nominee Joe Biden is elected president and their party controls the House and Senate. Instead, the priority will be on spending to create jobs and raise wages, investments in green technology and infrastructure and a national plan to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Some of those stimulus and relief bills could include tax incentives for...
  • ‘The Squad,’ Not Nancy Pelosi, Runs The Show In Congress: Nancy knows that if she wants to keep her troops together, there's only one direction she can go

    09/15/2020 7:16:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 09/15/2020 | Fred Lucas
    This article is an adapted excerpt from “Abuse of Power: Inside the Three-Year Campaign to Impeach Donald Trump.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s avoidance of impeachment was going to be one of many problems the House speaker would have with “The Squad.” Over the summer, her grip on power began to weaken, as she tried to put down a party rebellion.Pelosi’s compromise border security funding bill initially had only nominal Democratic opposition. But The Squad, consisting of Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley, wanted to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement, not fund it. The Senate...
  • Lawmakers race to pass gov’t spending, stimulus, and more ahead of November election

    09/14/2020 2:43:59 PM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 4 replies
    OANN ^ | 9/14/2020 | OAN Newsroom
    With the November election looming just two months ahead, Congress is racing to push forward major legislation. While the Senate reconvened last week, the House reconvened for the first time since their month-long August recess on Monday. This is the last work period left before the election with just 12 working days scheduled.
  • House Seat NY-19: A Hunk Vs. A Rapper

    09/14/2020 7:12:49 AM PDT · by DIRTYSECRET · 4 replies
    Democrats seem to win this seat whenever the GOP goes south(2006) or loses it toa pretty boy at the top of the ticket(2008). 2018 was different. Trump won by 7% and Republican John Faso found a new way to lose(by 3%). The loss was to a rapper. Perhaps BLM/Antifa will hand it back to us unless the district has become too ethnic but if Trump won so can we.
  • The Suicide of Congress

    09/12/2020 10:03:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 12, 2020 | George Liebman
    Public congressional approval ratings currently stand at 18%. This is a result of the manifest inability of the Senate to enact significant legislation by reason of the three-fifths cloture rule and the restriction on Senate amendments to legislation by the majority leader’s device of ‘filling the tree’ with trivial amendments, only slightly relaxed by Senator Mc Connell, and the practice of House Speakers of both parties of refusing to call up bills unless they can be passed without the aid of the opposing party. In 1946, the then Senate Majority leader, Robert Taft, declared “I have always said that I...
  • Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Democratic opponent drops out of Georgia House race

    09/12/2020 3:31:32 AM PDT · by RandFan · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | Sep 11 | By Marisa Schultz
    The Democrat running against Marjorie Greene in Georgia abruptly dropped out of his race for Congress on Friday, a move that puts the controversial Republican on the fast track to Washington. Kevin Van Ausdal announced Friday he's ending his longshot bid to represent the solidly red 14th congressional district for "family and personal reasons." He said he'll be leaving Georgia and therefore disqualified from serving in Congress. It was unclear what Van Ausdal's next steps would be. Greene, a gun-toting conservative who has been suspended from social media on multiple occasions, wished the best to Van Ausdal and said it's...
  • NEVER FORGET: Families Blame ‘Loose Lips Joe Biden’ After Taliban Slaughters 16 Members of SEAL Team 6 in Afghanistan (VIDEO)

    09/06/2020 11:04:37 AM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 1 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | September 6, 2020 | Jim Hoft
    The liberal mainstream media said NOTHING back in 2011 when loose-lips Joe Biden outed SEAL Team 6 as the heroes of the Osama Bin Laden raid in Pakistan. 16 members of SEAL Team 6 were slaughtered by the Taliban in an attack soon after Biden’s gaffe. On August 6, 2011, 30 US service members were killed when a CH-47 Chinook helicopter they were being transported in crashed in Wardak province, Afghanistan. It was the deadliest single loss for U.S. forces in the decade-long war in Afghanistan. 17 members of the elite Navy SEALs were killed in the crash.
  • GOP lawmaker praises Kyle Rittenhouse's 'restraint' for not emptying magazine during shooting

    09/05/2020 1:37:21 AM PDT · by RandFan · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/04/20 04:01 PM EDT | BY BROOKE SEIPEL
    Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) on Thursday praised 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse, who is charged with homicide in the shooting deaths of two men in Kenosha, Wis., for showing "incredible restraint." Rittenhouse did so, Massie said on a radio show hosted by Tom Roten, by not firing all the rounds in his semi-automatic rifle during the incident on Aug. 27. A local NBC affiliate reported on the remarks by the conservative lawmaker, who earlier this year was called out by President Trump when he sought to delay a vote on the CARES Act legislation approved by Congress in response to the coronavirus...
  • ‘This is an Outrage': South Florida Congresswoman Denied Access to USPS Facilities Over Concerns (Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz)

    09/04/2020 2:41:13 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 56 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | September 4, 2020
    NBC 6 cameras were at both facilities where Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz attempted to enter after speaking with union membersThe congresswoman says she received pictures showing mail dating as far back as July at facilities in the area. Wasserman Schultz told NBC 6 she went to one of the facilities in Opa-locka in February. A member of Congress from South Florida was denied entry to United States Postal Service facilities early Friday morning as questions remain over mail times for ballots ahead of the upcoming general election. NBC 6 cameras were at both facilities in Opa-locka and Northwest Miami-Dade...
  • Rep. Thomas Massie says Kyle Rittenhouse 'responded in self-defense' and 'I would not convict'

    09/04/2020 10:51:12 AM PDT · by RandFan · 21 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Sep 4 | by Andrew Mark Miller
    Rep. Thomas Massie says the strongest evidence in support of 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse’s defense is the video of the event in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and that he would not convict the teenager on any of the charges he’s currently facing. "The strongest thing in his favor is actually the video of the event ... the video of him running down the street and falling,” the Kentucky Republican said on the Tom Roten Morning Show on Thursday. “He was fulfilling his obligation to retreat. ... He fell down. ... He responded in self-defense. ... I would not convict.” "He also exhibited incredible...
  • There's No Such Thing as a Free Tax Holiday

    09/03/2020 7:46:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 3, 2020 | Veronique De Rugy
    A few weeks ago, President Donald Trump proposed a payroll tax holiday to Americans earning less than $100,000 per year. The gesture is better described as a deferral of the payroll tax burden until April 2021, and that has some people worried. They should be. Talking about his plan, the president explained, "In a few moments, I will sign a directive, instructing the Treasury Department to allow employers to defer payment of the employee portion of certain payroll taxes from Sept. 1." The deferral will last until the end of 2021. As the president added, "This will mean bigger paychecks...
  • Salon owner decries Pelosi 'set up' claim as 'absolutely false,' says she's received death threats

    09/02/2020 11:08:37 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 71 replies
    "There was no way I could've set that up," Kious fired back. "I've had a camera system in there for five years. I mean, I didn't go in there and turn cameras on as soon as she walked in and set her up. So that is absolutely false." Salons in San Francisco had been closed since March and could only reopen for outdoor hairstyling services on Sept. 1. Pelosi said she understood that coronavirus restrictions allowed for a one-on-one appointment indoors. "I heard that," Kious told Carlson, "and I thought to myself, 'Well as a hairstylist, I see clients one-on-one....
  • Remembering Rep. Larry McDonald (April 1, 1935 — September 1, 1983 (likely))

    09/01/2020 9:32:21 AM PDT · by RandFan · 18 replies
    Conservapedia ^ | Sept 1 | Conservapedia
    Lawrence Patton "Larry" McDonald (April 1, 1935 — September 1, 1983 (likely)) was a conservative Democrat member of the United States House of Representatives who represented the seventh congressional district of Georgia. He was onboard Korean Airlines Flight 007 when it was shot down by Soviet interceptors just west of Sakhalin Island on September 1, 1983. Although he was a Democrat, McDonald was one of the most conservative members of Congress of either party and was the president of the John Birch Society. He was the only member of Congress killed by Communists during the Cold War. McDonald was...