House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., argued Thursday that Republicans are more responsible for the downfall of political discourse than Democrats a day after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., was shot during a practice ahead of the congressional charity baseball game. At her weekly press conference, Pelosi was asked if she saw the "worsening in political behavior" equally in both Republicans and Democrats but she replied, "No, I do not." She then listed out a series of examples of harsh political rhetoric from the right. "We have a president who says, ´I could shoot someone on 5th Avenue and
Because one Republican has dared to answer back to Democrat smears, she says the GOP is to blame. These people are psychos. They´re so used to getting away with saying and doing whatever they want, they think anyone standing up to them is automatically evil.
If there has ever been violence either public against government, or Government against public, you people have been there fomenting it, justifying it, promoting it, provided it was to your advantage. Were the Diamond Shooter a right-wing-wacko, you would be using him to justify eliminating everyone who disagreed wit you.
Look - Nancy knows what she is saying is utter BS. The media knows it too, as do we who look at reality with some measure of a logical thought process. But Nancy, with the full cooperation of media, is saying her words to the great masses who are ideologically motivated to WANT to hear what she and others of the Left will tell them. And in that they have been remarkably successful in their violence prone messages, they have no choice but to continue the subtle urging of even more violence. But now they are (successfully?) wrapping the cause and blame for the violence in GOPism. That´s just rich, but there are a lot of believers. That´s who she is talking to.
President Trump and all of us who support him continue to have faith that he and AG Sessions will seize control of the left´s violent behavior, and I THINK we still have faith that at least a few Republicans in congress will stand up for our president, but if they don´t do it soon, I fear for the survival of the country.
I used to be sad, contemplating the future God has in store for the liars and deceivers of this world. I no longer am sad about it, I look forward to God´s justice. I loathe people like Pelosi. So corrupted and so willing to brazenly lie to our faces.
How many times have leftists staged the death of a Republican President, Nancy? Nothing changes. These people are our ´leaders´. We should all be very concerned for the future of this country with tyrants like Nancy in charge.
I don´t think I have ever seen a republican riot, burning cars, holding fake bloody heads, a play in NY about a president & spouse assassinated, college professors encouraging riots, fake investigations, not attending inaugurations, encouraging rebellion, taking 3 months for 5 cabinet members to be confirmed, complete lies leaked to the NY Times & WP, family & entire WH staff attacked daily, hearings hearings hearings about nothing. And it´s only June!
The wimps in the Republican Party like Jeb and Mittens need to learn fron Nancy´s example. Never admit your wrong, always villify the opposition as morally abhorrent. Never yield. Schumer does it, Schiff, Reid, Hillary. Trump used their playbook, added his twist ti it and won everything. I loathe Nancy, but i acknowledge her relentless drive to get what she wants. Man up boys!
#18- President Trump needs and deserves prayers and support as he courageously endures the egregious insanity of Never-Trumpers. Being quite along in years, faith has made comfortable the conviction that if a believer knows what is right between self AND God, not to be afraid of what others may think. Acts of decency and kindness such as prayers offered on behalf of someone in need are not wrong—if anything, such heartfelt beneficence would very likely be considered a blessing and treasured by the recipient. E-mail and other communications options are readily available at whitehouse.gov
Now what Nannie? It seems your charming Hillaary has decided the Russians did not cause her to loose after all. Oh My! Now she is blaming the National Democratic --DNC--. Is she now afraid the next violence will target her her and only the Trump people can keep her alive? If I was her I would fear you more than Trump... Could she be trying to seek protection?
No topics confound media with greater regularity than firearms and Christianity. To put it plainly, many commentators and reporters have no idea what the hell they´re talking about when it comes to these two subjects. We were reminded earlier this month of the press´ general ignorance of the Second Amendment and firearm-related issues following a politically motivated assassination attempt on a Republican member of Congress. And we´re reminded now of media´s general illiteracy regarding Christianity following the publication of a New Yorker article titled, "How A. E. Housman Invented Englishness." In a lengthy and meticulously edited piece examining the works
Friday on CNN’s “Inside Politics,” anchor John King described Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends” as “state TV” for show co-host Ainsley Earhardt saying President Donald Trump’s tweet was “smart.” King played a clip of the interview that centered on Trump’s initial “tape” tweet and his tweet yesterday saying he did not tape his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. Earhardt said Trump’s suggestion of the possible existence of tapes was “a smart way to make sure he stayed honest in those hearings.” Trump replied, “Well it wasn’t very stupid. I can tell you that.” King said, “Let’s set
The summer reading list for Gene Ponder´s AP Government and Economics class at Spanish Fort High School in Alabama is causing some trouble. Mr. Ponder filled his list with books authored by conservatives -- and libertarians. I know – right? Imagine that - a conservative public school teacher! Sweet mercy, America! Miracles do happen. Mr. Ponder’s summer reading list was a bonus assignment and included writers like Ann Coulter and Mark Levin and Ronald Reagan and Thomas Sowell. For the past 10 years, he’s instructed the students to spend a portion of their summer reading just one book on the
James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois arrived in a D.C. suburb several months ago and lived out of his van next to a small local baseball field, which had recently been reported as the site of Republican congressional baseball practice. He took pictures of this otherwise unremarkable locale, and showed up there last Wednesday with two guns and a list of six elected Republicans on his person. He verified with a member of Congress that they were indeed Republicans on the field before opening fire, attempting to murder a bunch of them. A week later, one of the victims, Rep.
File this one under, ‘no, this not a joke.’ For Friday’s off-camera White House press briefing, CNN hired a sketch artist to render images of press secretary Sean Spicer as yet another example of their pathetic meltdowns over the Trump communications team’s decisions about access. Fox News White House correspondent Kevin Corke teased this news earlier Friday, but CNN Newsroom anchor Brooke Baldwin made an on-air announcement following the tape-delayed audio from briefing while sketches appeared next to her. (Video) “We at CNN sent a sketch artist inside to provide you with the visuals the White House won´t allow you
On June 22, President Donald Trump raised three unanswered questions about the Democratic Party and the Obama administration’s role in claims that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. All three questions are backed by legitimate data and should be at the top of the list for news media outlets to investigate if the goal is to get to the bottom of the alleged Russia hacking story. Here are Trump’s three queries together with background information raising further questions on the subjects. 1 – Why did the Democratic National Committee (DNC) turn down FBI requests to inspect its hacked servers?
There is a long-worded Washington Post story gaining lots of attention as the definitive article outlining the ‘vast Russian election conspiracy‘. However, anyone who walks in the deep weeds of DC propaganda constructs will immediately note the Ben Rhodes styled fingerprints of obfuscation and disingenuous nonsense. The article is transparently presented for several aligned purposes; all of them political, including the intensely political objectives of John Brennan and James Clapper, and all of them transparently spreading the truth-sauce way too thin. As a deep weeds walker myself, and having inoculated against the nonsensical -albeit fashionable to believe- infection, here’s my
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch dissented from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg´s Friday ruling that resolved a dispute over the judicial review procedure for complaints filed by federal employees. The Supreme Court´s 7-2 decision authored by Ginsburg reversed the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Perry v. Merit Systems Protection Board, and remanded the case for further review. The case itself involves the process for handling federal employee workforce complaints. Those complaints that fall under both the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 and federal antidiscrimination laws are called "mixed cases." When the federal Merit Systems Protection Board dismisses a
The Senate Judiciary Committee announced Friday they have opened a probe into Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s efforts to influence or shape the FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton during the 2016 Presidential election. (Photos) Via The Washington Times: The Senate Judiciary Committee has opened a probe into former Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s efforts to shape the FBI’s investigation into 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, the committee’s chairman announced Friday. In a letter to Ms. Lynch, the committee asks her to detail the depths of her involvement in the FBI’s investigation, including whether she ever assured Clinton confidantes that the
As of April, there were 74,531,002 people enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program as of April, according to the latest data released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. That is up 16,705,235 in the 49 states that reported their Medicaid/CHIP enrollment numbers for both the July-to-September period of 2013 (the last quarter before the Obamacare exchanges opened) and this April. The 74,531,002 enrolled in Medicaid/CHIP as of April includes the numbers for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. In the 49 states that reported both before the Obamacare exchanges opened in 2013 and in
Reporters at the New York Times could soon be “vulnerable” to the ax. If the ongoing round of voluntary buyouts being offered to editing staff does not get enough takers, the Gray Lady could begin another round, NYT Executive Editor Dean Baquet recently warned his top department editors. “Up until now, the company had not indicated that layoffs would happen if targeted numbers weren’t achieved,” Grant Glickson, president of the NewsGuild, told Media Ink. As part of the NYT’s ongoing restructuring of its editing ranks, 109 copy editors have had their jobs eliminated. There are estimated to be about 50 new
Nancy Pelosi has spent the night partying it up in Manhattan, as a team of Democrats plotted to oust her from leadership back in DC. Pelosi presented Cyndi Lauper with a Trailblazer award at Logo´s 2017 Honors night in New York on Thursday. The network was celebrating the 63-year-old for her work with the LGBT community, which included her founding the True Colors Fund in 2008 to help tackle the problem of homelessness among LGBT youth. Prior to the event, which will be broadcast on Friday night, Pelosi posed for pictures with the pop-star, as well as her grandsons Thoms
Jon Ossoff was on a trajectory to defeat Karen Handel narrowly, poised to deliver a humiliating blow to the White House in a race billed as a referendum of Donald Trump’s early months in office. Then the Republican voters in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District unexpectedly showed up in droves. Pollsters say sky-high turnout drove Handel, the GOP nominee, to a nearly 4-point victory on Tuesday, despite most pre-election surveys showing Ossoff with a small-but-shrinking lead. Mathematically, a 4-point loss for a Democratic House candidate in a district that has traditionally elected Republicans by wide margins is an encouraging result for
California is restricting publicly funded travel to four more states because of recent laws that leaders here view as discriminatory against gay and transgender people. All totaled, California now bans most state-funded travel to eight states. The new additions to California’s restricted travel list are Texas, Alabama, Kentucky and South Dakota. They join Kansas, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee as states already subjected to the ban. California Attorney Xavier Becerra announced the new states at a Thursday press conference, where he was joined by representatives from ACLU Northern California and Equality California.
(Facebook) - Former President Barack Obama took to Facebook to ask Republicans to reconsider their efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare. "I recognize that repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has become a core tenet of the Republican Party," Obama wrote. "Still, I hope that our senators, many of whom I know well, step back and measure what’s really at stake, and consider that the rationale for action, on health care or any other issue, must be something more than simply undoing something that Democrats did." He argued that the Republican health care bill
A city on Mars with a million inhabitants could be achievable within 50 years, the space entrepreneur Elon Musk has forecast, as he laid out plans to turn mankind into a multi-planetary species. The SpaceX founder warned that humans would need to venture away from Earth to avoid a ‘Doomsday event’ and our ‘eventual extinction.’ But he said that a huge Martian city could be established this century, which would not just be an outpost, but a fully functioning society with ‘iron foundries and pizza joints.’
In a year that he would like to forget, which included his acrimonious divorce to Amber Heard, Johnny Depp appeared at a Q&A at the new Cinemageddon stage at Glastonbury. Introducing his 2004 film The Libertine, about a 17th-century poet who notoriously drank himself to an early death, the 54-year-old chose to discuss American politics. "I think [Donald] Trump needs help," he said. "There are a lot of dark places he could go." He added: "I´m not insinuating anything - by the way this will be in the press and it will be horrible - but when was the last
Most illegal immigrants who pay taxes have stolen someone else’s legal identity, and the IRS doesn’t do a very good job of letting those American citizens and legal immigrants know they’re being impersonated, the tax agency’s inspector general said in a new report released Thursday. The theft creates major problems for the American citizens and legal foreign workers whose identities are stolen, and who have to deal with explaining money they never earned. But the IRS only manages to identify half of the potentially 1.4 million people likely affected by the fraud in 2015, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax
[…] John Anzalone, Ossoff’s pollster, said the Democrat’s campaign succeeded in turning out its voters — but they were swamped by Republicans who came out in numbers that ended up dwarfing previous high-profile special elections (link) That’s a very interesting admission/statement for a Politico article. That’s also an example of what happens when President Trump’s ‘Monster Vote‘ turns out. (Politico) Jon Ossoff was on a trajectory to defeat Karen Handel narrowly, poised to deliver a humiliating blow to the White House in a race billed as a referendum of Donald Trump’s early months in office. Then the Republican voters in
The deadly collision between a U.S. destroyer and a container ship June 17 took place while the freighter was on autopilot, according to Navy officials. The Philippines-flagged cargo ship ACX Crystal was under control of a computerized navigation system that was steering and guiding the container vessel, according to officials familiar with preliminary results of an ongoing Navy investigation. Investigators so far found no evidence the collision was deliberate. Nevertheless, an accident during computerized navigation raises the possibility the container ship´s computer system could have been hacked and the ship deliberately steered into the USS Fitzgerald, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer. A more
Illinois is like Venezuela now, a fiscally broken state that has lost its will to live, although for the moment, we still have enough toilet paper. But before we run out of the essentials, let´s finally admit that after decade upon decade of taxing and spending and borrowing, Illinois has finally run out of other people´s money. Those "other people" include taxpayers who´ve abandoned the state. And now Illinois faces doomsday. So as the politicians meet in Springfield this week for another round of posturing and gesturing and blaming, we need a plan.
President Donald Trump has said he will pursue legislation that would bar immigrants from being eligible for welfare for at least five years. At a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, last night he said ´the time has come´ for ´new immigration rules´ that would require those seeking admission to the country to be able to support themselves financially and would bar the use of welfare for a period of at least five years. He said his administration would be ´putting in legislation to that effect very shortly.´ It is unclear, however, how Trump´s proposal would change the current situation.
Attorneys for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl want to ask potential jurors in a court-martial for their views on President Trump and whether they voted for him, according to news reports Wednesday. At a pretrial hearing Wednesday, Berdahl´s lawyers submitted the questions to the judge in the case, out of concern that jurors may be swayed by negative comments Trump made in the presidential campaign about the soldier. "The principal issue has to do with ensuring we are able to identify people who have been nominated to be on the court-martial panel — the jury — who are not in a
President Obama has been out of office only a few months. But he might have both a street and an L.A. freeway named after him soon. Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson has proposed renaming Rodeo Road in southwest L.A. “Obama Boulevard” in honor of the president. Wesson noted that Obama held a campaign rally at Rancho Cienega Park on Rodeo Road when running for president and that the area already has streets named after presidents (Washington, Jefferson, Adams). In May, a plan to name a stretch of the 134 Freeway after Obama moved forward with approval from the