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Reid: I can out-legislate Cruz
The Hill (Washington DC), by Mario Trujillo

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Posted By:JoniTx, 10/19/2013 11:25:07 AM

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said he might not be good at calculus, but he knows how to legislate. Reid told The Huffington Post that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is smart, but he can’t outmaneuver the 26-year veteran in the halls of Congress. “He might be able to work a calculus problem better than I can,” Reid said Thursday. “But he can´t legislate better than I can." Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) are credited with brokering the deal that ended the government shutdown. Reid said the House’s decision to go along with a deal to end

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 10/19/2013 11:30:09 AM     (No. 9572575)

You can´t do anything without the media little man.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pros7767, 10/19/2013 11:32:28 AM     (No. 9572581)

It´s not hard to out-legislate when you have the RINOs in your pocket.

Give him time Harry. In the end, my money´s on Cruz.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: plex, 10/19/2013 11:36:32 AM     (No. 9572586)

He doesn´t need RINOs, he has 51 votes and he gets to chose what they vote on. This isn´t legislating, it is dictating.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: gagolfer, 10/19/2013 11:38:34 AM     (No. 9572589)

I don´t think Ted Cruz has any intention of ever legislating anything. That´s not why he´s in the Senate.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ruready?, 10/19/2013 11:40:05 AM     (No. 9572592)

Reid is out of his league with Cruz. Obama gives Reid his marching orders. Obama won´t stand for another ratings hit.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 10/19/2013 11:41:19 AM     (No. 9572594)

Rent Free !

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Dante, 10/19/2013 11:43:10 AM     (No. 9572596)

When he became majority leader the national debt was at $8 trillion, now it´s over $17 trillion. He´s not a legislator, he is pandering, corrupt filth.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Susannah, 10/19/2013 11:45:38 AM     (No. 9572603)

Sue Lowndes could have beaten this little worm, and he´d be playing shuffleboard in Searchlight as we speak. Thank you, Sharron Angle.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mitzi, 10/19/2013 11:45:58 AM     (No. 9572604)

silly old man!

That may be true. Harry should make the best of the time he has left.

Ted is only 42 and Harry is 73! Ted will be around a long time after Harry is gone.



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Reply 10 - Posted by: michellewsc2, 10/19/2013 11:48:04 AM     (No. 9572609)

Reid couldn´t legislate his way out of a wet paper-bag

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Hazymac, 10/19/2013 11:50:14 AM     (No. 9572614)

The puerile Reid sounds like the boys--the janitor´s nightmare--in grammar school who stand giggling at the far end of the urinal and compete over who can shoot a stream the farthest, with the goal of overshooting the trough by several yards. There´s pride at stake, you see. And cleaning up Reid´s mess will be much more difficult and expensive than what the janitor, cursing under his breath, had to do with his mop and disinfectant in the Boys´ Head.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: master sergeant, 10/19/2013 11:57:10 AM     (No. 9572625)

Harry Reid was a sleazy fellow when he was on the Nevada State Gambling Commission. Check his real estate deals in Clark County (Black Mountain development) with his son and some Clark County Commissioners. Reid is an old racist rat!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Doctor P, 10/19/2013 11:57:20 AM     (No. 9572626)

more is not better

and for Reid not to know the difference says everything you need to know

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 10/19/2013 12:00:40 PM     (No. 9572632)

Reid can also "out-Alzheimer´s" anybody in Congress as well winning the blue ribbon for filling his adult diapers to overflowing!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: WAN2, 10/19/2013 12:03:15 PM     (No. 9572638)

Sadly, all who are drawn to Washington are/will become pompous asses. The courteous, reasonable and sane want nothing to do with the place.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 10/19/2013 12:11:18 PM     (No. 9572646)


Proverbs 16:18 Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.






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Reply 17 - Posted by: jeffrx, 10/19/2013 12:17:58 PM     (No. 9572659)

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is precisely why we need term limits.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: clw54, 10/19/2013 12:18:39 PM     (No. 9572660)

Democrats have no class.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: oh-heck, 10/19/2013 12:18:58 PM     (No. 9572662)

There are arrows left in Cruz´s quiver. The House can continue to pass spending bills by department covering no growth budgets with the already agreed upon sequester cuts. Harry Reid´s dodge of stripping defunding language does not allow him to add funding. That would require him to get 60 votes for an amendment on the floor. This show down will begin again in December, so Cruz has time to rally the House conservatives.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 10/19/2013 12:19:41 PM     (No. 9572664)

Wht a stupid remark. Cruz is one of the Senators, Reid is Majority Leader with the President at his back. He is really a vicious little beast.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Msctex1, 10/19/2013 12:26:46 PM     (No. 9572675)

I´d love to hear Reid give his own honest definition of that word. In his mind, I think it might involve a few more aspects than the dictionary allows.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: bluehouse, 10/19/2013 12:30:12 PM     (No. 9572677)

Notice how Reid goes after Cruz but not McClellan or Boohoo.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 10/19/2013 12:33:21 PM     (No. 9572685)

Why does Dingy Harry feel the need to get into a p***ing contest with Cruz, and brag about it?

Harry sounds a little unsure of himself; trying to scare the competition, hmmmm?

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Freeloader, 10/19/2013 12:38:47 PM     (No. 9572692)

"To dream the impossible dream...To right the unrightable wrong...To reach the unreachable star..."

Senator Dingy sharing an 80-square-foot cell with Orenthal James "O.J." Simpson at the Lovelock Correctional Center in remote Perishing County, Nevada.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Bonaman, 10/19/2013 12:40:49 PM     (No. 9572695)

The very fact that the Majority Leader has to state it................


proves that he can´t.


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Reply 26 - Posted by: stablemoney, 10/19/2013 12:44:34 PM     (No. 9572699)

Ted Cruz and a few tea party senators are the only opposition to Reid. We will see what Reid can do. My hope is that the government is shut down again in February.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Cedar, 10/19/2013 12:47:30 PM     (No. 9572702)

This ugly little man is jealous of Cruz.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: dman, 10/19/2013 1:01:10 PM     (No. 9572721)

That´s just the boxer in him, trash-talking the opponent. That doesn´t mean he´ll win the next fight.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: MissMann, 10/19/2013 1:01:46 PM     (No. 9572723)

Proud of the damage he and his kind are doing to my beloved country. If he had any sense he would be ashamed.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 10/19/2013 1:04:35 PM     (No. 9572727)

The only edge little Reid could have would be his dishonesty. His crookedness.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: bubby, 10/19/2013 1:06:38 PM     (No. 9572732)

What that idiot Reid doesn´t understand is that the country needs less legislation not more! Unless of course it is legislation de-funding or eliminating other legislation. These fools in Congress think that the more legislation they pass the better job they are doing. Stop with all the rules and regulations you are killing America!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: john56, 10/19/2013 1:11:03 PM     (No. 9572739)

A prior poster mentioned how the Republican establishment´s candidate could have beaten Dingy Harry.

Well, if the establishment Nevada Republicans had supported Sharron Angle, she would have beaten Dingy Harry. Seems the establishment Republicans had no problem whipping Dingy Harry´s spawn in the government race that year.

As for the recent kerfluffle, it is obvious Harry Reid can out-legislate and out-negotiate establishment Republican surrender monkeys like Mitch McConnell who can easily be bought off with a dam.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: wsdiego, 10/19/2013 1:22:59 PM     (No. 9572748)

Reid can out bully anybody! Bullies do like to brag!

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Reply 34 - Posted by: bpl40, 10/19/2013 1:25:29 PM     (No. 9572751)

Sen. Cruz is a patriot. And you Dingy are a utterly corrupt, America hating, treasonous socialist. That difference will never go away.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Davids918, 10/19/2013 1:28:06 PM     (No. 9572754)

And this is what Cruz, and other Republicans need to repeat over and over....

"Sen. Reid bragged the other day how he could out legislate me. Funny, I wasn´t looking for legislation schemes, I was looking to help the American people get out from under the Train Wreck of Obamacare. And I was willing to just take a reasonable 1 year delay, but that wasn´t acceptable to Sen. Reid and the Democrats. They didn´t care about, you, the average individual trying to navigate the legislation the Democrats rammed through without even reading. It was all about politics to the Democrats. What a shame."

We need to turn this whole thing around and blame it on the Democrats for not even accepting a reasonable 1 year delay to get things right.
Show how GOP was trying to be reasonable.



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Reply 36 - Posted by: M Stuart, 10/19/2013 1:28:59 PM     (No. 9572756)

Sharron Angle was duped & out-crooked at the end by Whispering Harry. Remember how things miraculously turned around at the last minute?

Reid without a Propaganda Press would be totally squished.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: tommyr, 10/19/2013 1:35:14 PM     (No. 9572760)

Harry is a puppet with Schumer pulling the strings.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: veritas4ever, 10/19/2013 1:58:55 PM     (No. 9572786)

Bea Arthur and Whoopie Goldberg have more masculine voices than Reid does. Also , has any one noticed that when he walks it appears he is carrying a load in his panties?
he is a sick old man with a twisted mind whose 5 sons have become millionaires while working in DC as lobbyists. Has Reid ever reclused himself from a vote which his sons lobbied him?

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Rinktum, 10/19/2013 2:28:26 PM     (No. 9572813)

Reid is a corrupt political animal of the worst sort. He and his comrades are the reason we are in this mess today. Until these liars and thieves are run out of politics there is little hope that things will change. They have entrenched themselves and with the help of others, they won´t go willingly.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: keekng, 10/19/2013 3:28:46 PM     (No. 9572868)

That statement must make reids constituents so proud of him. s/

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Fat Elvis, 10/19/2013 3:46:34 PM     (No. 9572882)

That´s okay, Harry. We´ll deal with you in 2014.
Sincerely,
The voters
Nevada, USA

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Safari Man, 10/19/2013 4:17:59 PM     (No. 9572910)

SHouldn´t the goal to be to improve things for the people of the USA? Reid seems to think its all about beating Cruz and the Tea Party, danm the people of the USA.

Reid said Cruz is a “laughing stock to everybody but him”

Once again, liberals can´t help their psychological projection.


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Reply 43 - Posted by: hamrman, 10/19/2013 5:41:37 PM     (No. 9572981)

Sorry Harry, survey says you and your cronies are on the way out. And besides you are not even in the same class as Ted Cruz, he believes in something, has a backbone, and most importantly listens to we the people!

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Reply 44 - Posted by: yorkiemom, 10/19/2013 6:24:22 PM     (No. 9573035)

Harry Crook Reid doesn´t have time to legislate. He´s too busy setting up his sons to follow in his footsteps and "own" the state of NV. I don´t know of one person who likes Dingy, but he still gets re-elected, so we´re stuck with him until he drops over.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 10/19/2013 6:38:56 PM     (No. 9573051)

Harry, you´ve never legislated a thing, what you´re referring to is arm-twisting and threats of recrimination. I´m sure you´re better than Cruz at that.

Harry, you are an evil, America-hating, Communist.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: nonsense, 10/19/2013 6:49:16 PM     (No. 9573058)

dingy Harry is the most disliked person in Congress. He is at the very bottom of the barrel. Even botox Nance is more well liked. Imagine that!

Ted Cruz is in a much better position than the dingy one.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: bmw50, 10/19/2013 7:58:36 PM     (No. 9573114)

FTA: "Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said he might not be good at calculus,"

Calculus? how about addition and subtraction?

And just passing legislation is not a very good gauge of a good leader, it must be good legislation and Harry, you don´t pass good legislation, you sit on it.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 10/19/2013 11:02:57 PM     (No. 9573230)

Give it a rest Hairy.
You are like a banty rooster-always crowing.

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Washington - Michelle Obama said "splurging is the key to life" if you regularly eat right and stay active. Her biggest guilty pleasure: French fries. "How would you appreciate vegetables if you never had chocolate?" she asked. "You couldn´t live without a little chocolate, a little French fries." The first lady took questions from children reporters Monday after appearing at the White House Easter Egg Roll. She told the children that if they eat right the majority of the time, then a splurge or snack is not going to hurt them. "I still splurge when I can, but that's why I try to exercise almost every day," she said.

Fraud runs rampant in Census Bureau
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New York Post, by John Crudele    Original Article
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There’s a pattern of falsifying statistics throughout the entire Census Bureau. And anyone who attempts to blow the whistle on the fraud is either retaliated against or ignored, according to two new sources who have experienced the process firsthand. As I’ve been writing for more than six months, the Census Bureau office in Philadelphia uncovered a case of fraud in 2010, did nothing about it and allowed the practice to continue. In that instance, a data collector named Julius Buckmon was faking reports that went into the nation’s all-important jobless tally and consumer-inflation survey. Because the Census Bureau’s surveys are scientific — meaning

Professor: ‘Colleges Will Start Closing Up’ if
‘Racist, Misogynist, Money-Grubbing’ GOP Wins

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National Review Online, by Andrew Johnson    Original Article
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New audio reveals an Eastern Connecticut State University professor warning that Republicans will “want things to go back — not to to 1955, but to 1855? if they win control of Congress in November. Republican victories could also put him out of a job, he cautioned. “We will live in a very, very, very different kind of country if that happens,” Professor Brent Terry told students in his Introduction to Creative Writing course, according to audio obtained by Campus Reform. “I mean, colleges will start closing up if these people have their way.” Over the course of his rant, Terry characterized conservatives

But Seriously, Just How
Slow-Witted is John Boehner?

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American Thinker, by C. Edmund Wright    Original Article
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As he moves from lobbyists to the golf course, from press conferences to the tanning bed, he remains oblivious to all that is around him. He has power, incredible power, and yet to this day he has no understanding of the election that made it so. Moreover, all around him are astonishing opportunities for him to be an historic figure -- one who could and should be the man who did more than any other single person in turning back the red tide of Obama. It’s all there for Speaker of the House, and yet John Boehner manages to miss

Benghazi attack could have been prevented if
US hadn´t ´switched sides in the War on Terror´
and allowed $500 MILLION of weapons to reach
al-Qaeda militants, reveals damning report

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
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The Citizens Commission on Benghazi, a self-selected group of former top military officers, CIA insiders and think-tankers, declared Tuesday in Washington that a seven-month review of the deadly 2012 terrorist attack has determined that it could have been prevented – if the U.S. hadn´t been helping to arm al-Qaeda militias throughout Libya a year earlier. ´The United States switched sides in the war on terror with what we did in Libya, knowingly facilitating the provision of weapons to known al-Qaeda militias and figures,´ Clare Lopez, a member of the commission and a former CIA officer, told MailOnline. She blamed the Obama administration

Would YOU be underwater if the
polar caps melted? Map reveals
what our planet would look like
if sea levels rose by 260ft

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Daily Mail (UK), by Ellie Zolfagharifard    Original Article
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Global sea levels have risen by 8 inches (20cm) since 1880 and scientists predict they could rise up to 3ft (98cm) by 2100. But despite the UN’s recent threats of war, famine and extreme weather, such a dramatically different world caused by sea level rise can be hard to imagine. To help picture the future, Martin Vargic, an amateur graphic designer from Slovakia, has created a map depicting the planet with sea levels around 260ft (79m) higher than they are today. He imagines what Earth would look like if the ice sheets surrounding the North and South poles melted, releasing

Reid: ´We Are a Nation of Laws,
Not of Men and Women´

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Cybercast News Service, by Susan Jones    Original Article
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It may not be tomorrow, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) says "something will happen" to force a Nevada rancher to obey a court order to stop grazing his cattle on federal land and pay his grazing fees. "It´s obvious that you can´t just walk away from this," Reid said in an April 18 interview with a Nevada´s KSNV-TV News 3 program “What’s Your Point?” "You can´t have a law that is -- we´re a nation of laws, not of men and women," he said. (Video) Reid noted that most cattlemen pay their taxes, pay their fees, and follow

You´re on the clock:
Doctors rush patients out the door

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USA Today*, by Roni Caryn Rabin    Original Article
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Joan Eisenstodt didn´t have a stopwatch when she went to see an ear, nose and throat specialist recently, but she is certain the physician was not in the exam room with her for more than three or four minutes. "He looked up my nose, said it was inflamed, told me to see the nurse for a prescription and was gone," said the 66-year-old Washington, D.C., consultant, who was suffering from an acute sinus infection. When she started protesting the doctor´s choice of medication, "He just cut me off totally," she said. "I´ve never been in and out from a visit faster." These days,

The Increasing Desperation of Democrats
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National Review Online, by John Fund    Original Article
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Harry Reid isn’t backing down from his claim that rancher Cliven Bundy’s supporters are “domestic terrorists.” It’s astonishing rhetoric given the White House’s characterization of the mass shooting by a genuine terrorist, Major Nidal Hasan, who killed 13 Americans at the Fort Hood Army base after yelling “Allahu Akbar!” (God is great.) Rather than labeling Hasan’s actions “domestic terrorism,” the Obama administration is prosecuting him for having committed “workplace violence.” Democratic rhetoric is become ever more desperate and overheated as we approach the November midterm elections. Last week, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that GOP positions on immigration were motivated by


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