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  • To honor Justice Ginsburg's legacy, Biden should consider Michelle Obama (HAHAHAHHAHA!)

    09/19/2020 6:56:07 PM PDT · by bitt · 68 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/19/2020 | roger house
    This weekend, the nation will honor the legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died at age 87; soon thereafter, former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign must seize the moment and stake out a landmark candidate to replace the beloved jurist. The nominee must be someone who advances the cause of racial and gender justice and quells Republican efforts to bum-rush a replacement. What it means is that the Biden campaign cannot simply propose to nominate a woman of traditional qualifications for the court. If it is to make history, then it must spotlight a woman who...
  • Democrats will overplay their hand with Ginsburg death

    09/19/2020 12:23:05 PM PDT · by Ikemeister · 58 replies
    The Franklin County Journal ^ | 19 September 2020 | Dwight D. Weidman
    The best is yet to come. Remember the memorial service for Democrat Senator Paul Wellstone after he was killed in a plane crash in 2002? Democrats did what they always do, and turned the memorial into a partisan hatefest, which backfired spectacularly.
  • Biden would push for less US reliance on nukes for defense

    09/19/2020 10:47:29 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 59 replies
    Dissociated Press ^ | September 19, 2020 | Robert Burns
    Democrat Joe Biden leaves little doubt that if elected he would try to scale back President Donald Trump’s buildup in nuclear weapons spending. And although the former vice president has not fully detailed his nuclear priorities, he says he would make the U.S. less reliant on the world’s deadliest weapons. The two candidates’ views on nuclear weapons policy and strategy carry unusual significance in this election because the United States is at a turning point in deciding the future of its weapons arsenal and because of growing debate about the threat posed by Chinese and Russian nuclear advances. […] Biden...
  • Why Aren’t We Allowed To Talk About George Soros’s Plan To Remake America?

    09/19/2020 10:35:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    The Federalist ^ | September 19, 2020 | Robby Starbuck
    Since 2015, George Soros has pumped tens of millions of dollars into local races in Texas, Colorado, California, Oregon, Washington, Florida, and New York, as well as swing states. Since 2015, George Soros has been executing a plan to reshape the country through local district attorney elections by pumping unprecedented amounts of money into races that typically only see candidates spend in the low five figures.HereÂ’s why he has an interest in these local races. Soros is exploiting the reality that all politics are local in some way. To transform America, you have to transform the way towns and cities...
  • Op-Ed: Democrats have a secret weapon to thwart a rapid Ginsburg replacement. They should use it

    09/19/2020 9:37:57 AM PDT · by Mariner · 155 replies
    LA Times via Yahoo ^ | September 19th, 2020 | Erwin Chemerinsky
    Wouldn’t it be nice if Democrats and Republicans could just agree that the fair and right course would be to not replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg until after the presidential inauguration in January? We could simply stick, for now, with the precedent established by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell when he refused to hold a vote on the nomination of Merrick Garland to replace Justice Antonin Scalia. At the time, nearly nine months before the 2016 presidential election, he declared, “The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court justice. Therefore, this vacancy should...
  • A Tree Still Grows (A Very Nice Story!!!)

    09/19/2020 7:42:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | September 19, 2020 | Guy Redmer
    More than 70 years ago, Betty Smith wrote A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. The novel follows the life of Francie Nolan as she grows up in a poor immigrant family during the early 1900s. Published in 1943, it particularly spotlights the struggles and strengths of women, from ostracizingunmarried pregnancy women to musings of future voting rights. Both the men and women of the novel have moral shortcomings, but the author depicts them as utterly human with beautiful aspirations. Brooklyn itself is also a character. The reader sees it through the eyes of young Francie, a place filled with wonderful diversity...
  • Ted Cruz vs. Big Tech

    09/19/2020 6:51:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | September 19, 2020 | Elise Cooper
    Yahoo, Google, Twitter, and Facebook, as well as other social media sites, are extremely biased against conservatives, Republicans, and President Trump. A Pew Research Center survey conducted in June finds that about three-quarters of U.S. adults say it is very (37%) or somewhat (36%) likely that social media sites intentionally censor political viewpoints that they find objectionable. Just 25% believe this is not likely the case. Americans are divided over whether social media companies should label posts on their sites as inaccurate or misleading, with most being skeptical that these sites can accurately determine what content should be flagged. Take...
  • President Trump’s Three Steps to the Abraham Accords

    09/19/2020 6:43:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | September 19, 2020 | Gregory Winkeleer
    President Trump announced the Abraham Accords earlier this week, marking the beginning of an historic and lasting peace to the Middle East. This was a result of years of effort on his part, planning a comprehensive strategy and carefully putting it into effect. To that end, he was able to use three tactics to bring about his desired result. Play the Energy CardIn the Middle East, he who controls the energy makes the rules. Not so long ago, it was Arabic countries of the Middle East, mainly in the Persian Gulf (including the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain) that controlled...
  • What the GOP would gain by waiting to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat (Barf Alert)

    09/19/2020 6:22:46 AM PDT · by PBRCat · 86 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | September 19, 2020 | Steve Chapman
    The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gives Republicans the chance to do the right thing. For a president up for reelection in just six weeks, the right thing to do would be to hold off. It’s widely assumed that the president will soon announce a nominee and urge quick Senate action. But if Trump and his advisers are focused on his reelection, the shrewd choice would be to do the opposite. What would he gain from this option? First, he would avoid a ferocious battle in the Senate that would most likely jeopardize several incumbent Republicans. Second,...
  • The Party Of Panic

    09/19/2020 6:22:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | September 19, 2020 | David Lanza
    The latest contrived issue to bedevil the left is President Trump’s statement to Bob Woodward in March that he was downplaying the virus to avert panic. Leftists have interpreted this attempt to avert panic as a “lie,” even though they have never shown any ability to discern truth from lies in the past. So this week, the leftists are betting their chips on the Woodward book. Missing from this discussion is any description of the events of March 2020. We all had good reason to want to stop the panic at that time. As news of the virus began to...
  • The Biden Hoax

    09/19/2020 6:16:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | September 19, 2020 | J. Robert Smith
    Joe Biden’s nomination is the Democrats’ crowning insult. They’re making another go at playing voters for chumps. Democrats, the D.C. establishment, and the left started hoaxing Americans back in 2016. The Russia Hoax was about destroying candidate, and then President, Trump. The conspirators dragged the nation through nearly three years of divisive and costly investigations and hearings. Framing Trump and destroying his presidency was worth stoking enmity. The Russia Hoax morphed into the Impeachment Hoax, wherein vindictive congressional Democrats abused their powers to -- yes -- try to frame the president. The Democrats’ malice knows no bottom. Biden’s nomination is...
  • AOC: ‘We Can Likely Push Vice President Biden In a More Progressive Direction’

    09/19/2020 6:03:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 19, 2020 | Chris Talgo
    For months, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has been performing a political tight-rope walking act, trying to please the far-Left wing of his party while also trying to maintain that he is a middle-of-the road Democrat. To date, Biden has somehow pulled-off this tricky balancing act, mostly due to the fact that his handlers have kept him out of the media spotlight and away from voters as much as possible.However, as the days to the 2020 national election dwindle, it seems that Biden’s far-Left base is becoming more confident they can and will push the former vice president to being...
  • Cuties: Should We Only Be Mad With Netflix?

    09/19/2020 5:43:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 19, 2020 | Angela Blair
    Netflix just released a movie titled Cuties. It is anything but cute. Many feel the “film” is an absolute child-exploiting monstrosity and have joined in on the online conversation to #CancelNetflix.Netflix removed a series of zombie movies a few years back after receiving a multitude of complaints. The complaints were warranted. In the zombie movie, a virus was transferred by rape but the outcry never reached the level of outrage we are seeing with Cuties. So, what will Netflix do with the public demands to cancel the streaming network as they parade the sexualization of underage girls?Apparently nothing. “It’s an award-winning film...
  • Why Black Leaders Are Demanding Planned Parenthood Publicly Disavow Its Founder

    09/19/2020 4:33:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 19, 2020 | Rev. Dean Nelson
    The recent high-profile police shootings of unarmed black men and women have resulted in the largest civil rights demonstrations in history, demanding that law enforcement and civilians alike recognize that Black lives possess inherent dignity and worth. And nowhere is this demand for the full recognition of the value of Black lives more urgent than in the fight over abortion. Planned Parenthood was established with the goal of reducing the number of Black babies born in America so whites could maintain their dominant status. To this day, Black babies are killed by abortion far out of proportion to their share...
  • Find Love in Dark Times

    09/19/2020 4:21:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 19, 2020 | Kathryn Lopez
    You can get lost in the Auschwitz Memorial Twitter feed. When I visited that infamous German WWII concentration camp during the summer before our last presidential election, I had the overwhelming feeling that we were forgetting its terrible example -- that we could fall into such evil again. With the recent violence in the streets, in homes, on television and even in human hearts, that's become a familiar feeling. The power of the Auschwitz Memorial's social media presence is in the names and faces. At least 6 million people died in the Holocaust. They were men, women and children. They...
  • Democrat Desperation in Crucial Swing-State Getting Comical

    09/19/2020 4:11:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 19, 2020 | Humberto Fontova
    “Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden likened President Trump to the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro while speaking with Univision Orlando (Fla.) on Tuesday," Fox News reported. "'Trump has more in common with Castro than with Churchill,” Biden said, adding, 'Look who he admires. He admires Putin, he admires Xi, he admires everyone who behaves in an authoritarian way. I am the exact opposite. I have faith in the democratic system.'" What could possibly provoke such a hilariously asinine comment—made even more hilarious considering it was made in a venue geared toward the Americans most personally familiar with the totalitarian rule...
  • For $25, Senator Murphy Details Distrust of Americans and Freedom

    09/19/2020 3:53:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 19, 2020 | Lawrence Keane
    U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) encapsulated in 384 pages of his new book “The Violence Inside Us” one central theme: America can’t be trusted with freedom. “You know, it’s called ‘The Violence Inside Us’ because the conclusion I come to is that America is a violent place. We have always been a violent place,” Senator Murphy explained to MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt.The problem is Senator Murphy didn’t arrive at that conclusion, he started with it. He got there by cherry-picking historical facts, isolating them out of context, and wedging them to fit a narrative that American freedom is bad and must...
  • Mark Levin: Pennsylvania, Michigan Legislatures Must Undo Courts’ Election Decisions

    09/18/2020 6:53:46 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 September 2020 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    Conservative radio host Mark Levin said Friday that the Republican-controlled legislatures of Pennsylvania and Michigan should meet in emergency session to undo recent court rulings that could compromise the election in both of those states. “As in Pennsylvania, the Michigan legislature is controlled by the Republicans. They must meet in emergency session and exercise their Article II power under the federal constitution and seize hack control over the election system,” he posted on Facebook. Levin was reacting to rulings Thursday by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that allowed mail-in ballots received up to three days after Election Day to be counted...
  • Democratic Congresswoman Spotted In Airport After Pledging Not To Go Home Without Deal On Stimulus

    09/18/2020 2:19:53 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    The Federalist ^ | September 18, 2020 | Tristan Justice
    Democratic Rep. Elissa Slotkin pledged on CNN Thursday not to go home to her district in Michigan without a deal in Congress to pass another round of coronavirus stimulus. Less than an hour later, Stolkin was spotted at Reagan National Airport and refused to answer questions.“I was not going to go back to my district and walk around and go to the grocery store and have people ask me again about the state of the latest COVID emergency bill and tell them because of politics we couldn’t get in a room together,” Slotkin said on air.Forty minutes later however, Slotkin...
  • Why Trump's Mideast Peace Deals Matter

    09/18/2020 10:28:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 18, 2020 | David Harsanyi
    After Israel's resounding victory over the Egyptian, Jordanian and Syrian armies in 1967, the Jewish state again offered the Arab world peace in exchange for recognition. And it was again rebuffed. Instead, the Arab League convened in Khartoum to formulate a consensus response that became known as "The 3 Noes" -- no recognition, no negotiations and no peace with Israel. Needless to say, this posture left little room for positive dialogue. Indeed, three years before Israel had ever attained its "occupied" territories in the West Bank, the Arab League had already created and funded the Palestine Liberation Organization, a nationalist...