If you know me, you know I do not tend to insult people. I always argue Leftists’ dumb arguments but never really call those people dumb. I call them out for what they are, but typically without insulting them. And if I insult them, it’s typically a part of a joke, to some extent.
As for Don Lemon, I will not insult him, since that’s beneath me. However, this needs to be made completely clear: he is, without a shadow of a doubt, a disgustingly hypocritical slimeball.
Recently, Don Lemon said some things that will leave anyone to cringe in utter disgust with the man.
First, on a CNN panel on Monday, he argued that he doesn’t see Democrats killing people because of political motivations. That the mail-bomber and the Tree of Life shooter were both right-wingers and that that is to blame for the violence.
When the issue of the shooter who tried to kill Republicans came up, he argued that there is no equivalency there. No comparison. Of course, that being bullcrap, Lemon does not explain why it’s different.
Second, talking with Chris Cuomo, Lemon said “we have to stop demonizing people and realize the biggest terror threat in this country is white men, most of them radicalized to the right. And we have to start doing something about them… There is no white guy ban.”
In the same sentence, in the same breath, Lemon urges people not to demonize others, all-the-while demonizing white people and Republicans. It’s truly sickening what goes on in this guy’s mind and what comes out of his mouth. So allow me to slowly, but surely dismantle this guy’s arguments and properly call him out for exactly what he is.
Let’s begin with the argument that he doesn’t see Democrats killing people and that the socialist shooter is different from the synagogue shooter and mail-bomber.
First of all, even this hypocrite can’t tell me the socialist shooter wasn’t trying to kill people. The socialist shooter didn’t bring his AR-15 to the baseball field and start shooting Republicans because he wanted to have a civil conversation about healthcare. He went there because Bernie Sanders said prior to the shooting that Republicans were going to kill millions of people by getting rid of healthcare or changing it in the least.
The socialist shooter was reportedly shouting “this is for healthcare!” while he was shooting. Miraculously, that nut-job didn’t kill anyone. But he definitely tried to, given he was FIRING AT OTHER PEOPLE!
Second of all, the mail-bomber already had a history of violence, and even sending bombs in the mail in the past. Not to mention that the bombs were inoperable. They didn’t blow up and were not designed to. If Lemon can’t see Democrats killing people because the socialist shooter didn’t actually kill anyone, then by that logic, we can’t see the mail bomber killing anyone because he didn’t. Lemon’s argument here is largely based on the fortunate technicality that the socialist shooter didn’t manage to kill anyone. But let’s not forget that he was definitely trying to and sent Rep. Steve Scalise to the hospital.
Third of all, the Tree of Life shooter was not a right-winger. He was an ardent anti-Trumper who hated the fact that Trump was so pro-Jew and pro-Israel. That line of thinking falls more in line with anti-Semites like Louis Farrakhan, Linda Sarsour, Al Sharpton, etc., who are all Leftists.
Beyond the socialist shooter, there are countless other stories of Leftists threatening the lives of anyone they disagree with and committing acts of violence. I’ve already written about that sort of thing TWICE, listing the rap sheet from Breitbart about the number of Leftist and media-incited/ignored/acceptable acts of violence against the Right.
I don’ trust that any of them wouldn’t go as far as to kill someone they disagree with should they have the chance to. That’s one of the reasons we have the second amendment and why we carry guns, just in case someone threatens and fully intends to take our lives.
If they are willing to actually terrorize people they disagree with, the next step is to actually kill them. The only political groups that have shown this tendency and attitude are Leftist political groups like Black Lives Matter, some of whom HAVE gone as far as to kill cops, and Antifa, who are one successful killing away from being labeled a terrorist organization the likes of ISIS, Hamas, etc.
Finally, let’s not forget that a Democrat HAS ACTUALLY KILLED a Republican in the past. Need I remind you that John Wilkes Booth successfully assassinated Republican President Abraham Lincoln? Booth was from the Democrat South, which hated that Lincoln was fighting them over their supposed “right” to own a human being.
So if Lemon can’t see a Democrat killing anyone for political reasons, he is completely ignorant of history. Not something that surprises me, but something that must be pointed out here.
Now, let’s move on to the racially-charged comment that honestly makes me, a Latino man, sick to my stomach.
The hypocrisy of that comment leaves me in utter shock. Not because I didn’t expect it – I certainly did - but because within the same breath, he calls on people to stop demonizing others and proceeds to demonize others.
What he means by that statement is that Trump and Republicans need to stop demonizing the media and the Left and just take that same demonization themselves. The media definitely doesn’t need to stop demonizing Republicans. Democrats definitely don’t need to stop demonizing Republicans. The Left doesn’t need to tone down on the inflammatory rhetoric, but Trump and Republicans do. Matter of fact, slimeballs like Lemon will flat out deny that their rhetoric is in any way inflammatory.
I don’t really know what else to say. Lemon’s comment speaks for itself. Aside from being hugely hypocritical, it is disgustingly racist. Saying that white people are a terror threat? How is this guy allowed on television? Trying to bring up the supposed “Muslim” ban (which doesn’t ban Muslims, just people from a list of Islamic-terror-related countries, and they know that, but they don’t care) and suggesting that maybe there should be a “white guy” ban?
Do you see now why I call him a hypocritical slimeball? His rhetoric is more inflammatory than he could claim Trump’s is, his arguments are illogical and flat out racist, and he, as well as the entirety of CNN, all believe what he is saying is acceptable and even right and correct.
And this comes in the same week that Far-Left writer Julia Ioffe said, on CNN, that Trump has “radicalized so many more people than ISIS ever did.”
She later “apologized” by saying she was “exaggerating”. But that, of course, leads us to believe she fully believes Trump has and is radicalizing people much in the same way ISIS does.
These two are not the only ones at CNN (or the broader Fake News media, for that matter) who have claimed Trump is to blame for the actions of the mail-bomber and synagogue shooter and is to blame for the current political climate.
But in doing all of this, apart from dodging the truth about those two nut-jobs (mail-bomber having a criminal history and the shooter being anti-Trump), they use the same inflammatory rhetoric they claim Trump is using, but even more so.
These people are unapologetic about their rhetoric. If they were, they wouldn’t be using it. For all their claims that Trump is dividing the nation, in reality, it is them who are doing that.
Trump, after the Tree of Life shooting, decided to go to Pittsburgh. The Left’s response? Attacking him, saying he shouldn’t be there. Trump, after the mail-bombing suspect was caught, gave a strong speech condemning his actions. The Left’s response? Trump is not being sincere.
While Trump’s use of “enemy of the people” to describe the FAKE news media (I capitalize the word fake because people tend to omit that part) might be inflammatory, it is nonetheless true. The fake news media constantly lies about everything, but that is the least of their sins that label them as the “enemy of the people”. Apart from straight up lying to people, they constantly label those they disagree with as racist, bigot, homophobe, etc. They label others as Nazis and fascists. They call Trump Hitler and a WaPo article even said he’s worse than Hitler.
In this labeling, they label everyone who supports Trump as a Nazi. Everyone who even slightly disagrees with them on anything as a Nazi. And Lemon, right here, is labeling those he disagrees with (and white people in general) as terror threats.
These people are filled to the brim with hatred. They hate Trump for everything he does and manages to do. They hate us for having ever defied their narcissistic behinds and choosing to support him. And in this hatred, they excuse actual threats and acts of violence against conservatives and right-wingers, all-the-while insisting it is us who are the real threat to democracy, to America, to people.
As human beings, I don’t consider the fake news media to be my enemy. As a Christian, I don’t do that. But as a political commentator, someone who wants what is best for the country, I consider them the enemy of the state.
Everything they want works towards the systemic dismantling of America as founded. That’s what the 8 years of Obama were all about. That’s what Ocasio-Cortez, Bernie Sanders, and every other Democrat is about. The fundamental destruction of the United States and the fundamental change towards a socialist nation in the likes of China, Venezuela, Soviet Russia, etc.
What they want is dangerous, and what they spew is dangerous. No, I would never harm any of them and anyone who wishes harm upon them, I disavow and no longer consider them conservatives because a true conservative would never want or do that.
But it truly must be understood that these people don’t care for America. THAT is what makes them the enemy of the people.
As for Lemon himself, I have nothing else to say. He’s a disgusting, hypocritical slimeball. I only have respect for him in that I respect his life and his right to his own opinion. Apart from that, he does not get nor deserve any sort of respect from anyone, let alone me.
I think he is someone in dire need of Christ. Looking into his eyes, I see someone who is dead inside. A typical trait for those who do not have faith in the Lord, and particularly for those on the Left. I sincerely hope he finds Christ. That is the best I can wish for him.
“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God.”
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You know the Left is reaching for everything including the kitchen sink when they do what they are doing in trying to destroy Kavanaugh. It’s not enough that he be attacked on sexual assault allegations that have not been corroborated even weeks after the initial allegation. They also have to get him on seemingly “having thrown ice” at someone in a bar some decades ago. And now, NBC News is alleging that Kavanaugh lied under oath about the Ramirez accusation.
NBC News showed a series of text messages sent by a number of Kavanaugh’s friends that indicated that Kavanaugh was aware a classmate of his named Deborah Ramirez was looking for dirt on him to make some sort of claim against him. NBC News tried to make all of this sound as though Kavanaugh was aware of exactly what Ramirez was doing, what she was alleging and that Kavanaugh had lied under oath about knowing all of this.
According to NBC News: “The texts between Berchem and Karen Yarasavage, both friends of Kavanaugh, suggest that the nominee was personally talking with former classmates about Ramirez’s story in advance of the New Yorker article that made her allegation public. In one message, Yarasavage said Kavanaugh asked her to go on the record in his defense. Two other messages show communication between Kavanaugh’s team and former classmates in advance of the story.”
The perjury charge the fake news media outlet is looking for is that Kavanaugh had told Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) that he was not made aware of Ramirez’ accusation until the story was made public through Ronan Farrow.
Here’s the thing: Kavanaugh did admit that he knew Ramirez was trying to do something, but he did not know exactly what until the story was made public.
According to the Daily Wire: “Kavanaugh admitted, in a deposition conducted by Senate Judiciary Committee investigators, that he knew Ramirez was looking for dirt and calling around to a handful of shared acquaintances trying to substantiate her own claims, and that he discussed the flurry of activity with an ‘inner circle’ of associates. But Kavanaugh didn’t find out precisely what Ramirez was telling reporters until reporters for the New Yorker asked him for comment.”
What’s more, a conservative Twitter user who goes by the handle “@AG_Conservative” goes on the attack against NBC News and clears some things up.
First, they share the following tweet: “The media is the enemy. No other way to put it. They have lied intentionally over and over again in the last few weeks. And no one bothers to check.”
Then, they get into the meat of their calling out of NBC News: “The catch is the ending where they essentially accuse Kavanaugh of perjury. Wow. Really seems from that like they got him lying about when he heard the allegation, right?” and showing a bit of the news story where they accuse Kavanaugh of lying under oath.
They follow up that tweet with this: “Take note that they omit most of the actual transcript. All their evidence simply shows that someone in his group seemed to know Ramirez was trying to accuse him of something. Here is the relevant part of the interview Kavanaugh did. Note: ‘Incident matching this description'’” and proceeds to share this part of the transcript:
“All right. My last question on this subject is since you graduated from college, but before the New Yorker article publication on September 23rd, have you ever discussed or heard discussion about the incident matching the description given by Ms. Ramirez to the New Yorker?”
Kavanaugh replies with: “No”.
This is what NBC wants to get Kavanaugh on. However, AG_Conservative offers some insight with this tweet: “What NBC omits? Ramirez had been calling mutual friends for weeks looking for dirt on him. That’s how we know that she had admitted she wasn’t even sure it was Kavanaugh. Here is Kavanaugh later in the same interview with the committee:” and proceeds to share more of the transcript:
“What’s your reaction to that?”
Kavanaugh responds: “They couldn’t – the New York Times couldn’t corroborate this story and found that she was calling around to classmates trying to see if they remembered it. And I, at least – and I, myself, heard about that, that she was doing that. And you know, that just strikes me as, you know, what is going on here? When someone is calling around to try to refresh other people, is that what’s going on? What’s going on with that? That doesn’t sound – that doesn’t sound good to me.”
AC_Conservative follows that up by saying: “In other words, Kavanaugh had already heard and testified in the very same interview that Ramirez was calling around looking for dirt on him. He didn’t know the specific allegation, but he had every reason to try to pre-empt something from her.”
That’s why AG-Conservative pointed out in one of their tweets: “Note: ‘Incident matching this description.’”
Kavanaugh knew that Ramirez was looking for dirt, but was not aware exactly what Ramirez was accusing him of. So NBC News lied about Kavanaugh lying under oath. He was 100% truthful in what he knew about at the time: Ramirez was looking for something but he did not know exactly what it was until the story broke out.
But wait, there’s more.
According to the Daily Wire: “After @AG_Conservative’s systematic dismantling of their story went viral, NBC News made corrections, but Tuesday morning, the network was still pushing the story (though now with a vague reference to Kavanaugh’s deposition).”
Another Twitter user called them out saying: “The NBC story accusing Kavanaugh of perjury has been updated – without any note, or acknowledgment of that fact – and now includes a reference to the full September 25th testimony that flatly contradicts the claim being made. And yet NBC is still pushing it.”
This is the very definition of fake news. NBC News ran a story that was blatantly false by omitting key parts of the testimony so as to make Kavanaugh look like a liar when he isn’t and then updates the story, without making a note of it, and offers the evidence that contradicts their claim but does not retract the story or offer any sort of apology.
By which I mean not an apology to Kavanaugh, which honestly they (and everyone else in the media) owe to him, but an apology to their readers who take what they say to heart. They blatantly lie and omit things to shape reality instead of reflect it and then keep pushing the story but with the added bonus of offering the evidence to contradict the very ludicrous claims they are making.
This IS fake news. Every bit of it.
One way I would describe the media and the Left’s treatment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh is the following: they treat him the same way they have treated Trump, but on steroids.
What do I mean? Just look at all the different news articles about Kavanaugh. There’s the accusations of sexual abuse, assault, rape, etc. made against him, with no presumption of innocence and no need to corroborate the claims or issue any evidence in support of the claims being made.
They’re reaching for anything and everything including supposedly lying under oath, supposedly having thrown ice at someone in a bar decades ago, and even having preferred to play basketball while he was in college (I already wrote an article on that, so I won’t get into too much detail).
Compare all of this with the way they have treated Trump. They accuse Trump of having colluded with Russia and demanded investigations be made against him because of this. There was no evidence to suggest it before and during the investigation (I would say after, but it’s still ongoing, as much of a train-wreck as it may be).
Aside from that, they also accused him of sexual predation with that Access Hollywood tape (which doesn’t even accuse Trump of actually doing anything, just shows him commenting on something celebrities do) and have tried to bring forth multiple women to accuse him of sexual assault (though they all pretty much were abandoned when Trump won).
So the way they are treating Kavanaugh is the same way they have been treating Trump, but in a far bigger and more rushed scale.
Which is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to me when a fake news source like NBC News publishes a story accusing Kavanaugh of perjury while either ignoring the facts or letting people see the facts that contradict their claims.
This is fake news in a nutshell. And this is why Trump calls them the “enemy of the people”. To them, if you don’t agree with them, you are someone that must be destroyed. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t done anything majorly wrong in your life, they will make up anything they can and need in order to destroy you.
They would accuse Jesus Christ of sexual assault if they had to. That’s how depraved these people are.
“Woe to those who devise wickedness and work evil on their beds! When the morning dawns, they perform it, because it is in the power of their hand.”
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While I have mostly been trying to stay off of this topic since everyone else is talking about it and I have already said likely what is the most important thing surrounding this issue: that the #MeToo movement is a Socratic issue of logic vs. ignorance, I feel compelled to talk about something that happened recently surrounding this entire issue, at least in regards to the way the MSM wants to portray this entire matter.
CNN interviewed a group of five Republican women from Florida last week to ask them some questions on their opinions surrounding this entire case.
Randi Kaye, the interviewer from CNN, asked: “A show of hands, how many of you believe Judge Kavanaugh when he says this didn’t happen?”
To which all five women raised their hands.
One of the women, named Lourdes Castillo De La Pena, elaborated further: “How can we believe the word of a woman from something that happened 36 years ago? This guy has an impeccable reputation. Nobody, nobody that has spoken ill will about him. Everyone that speaks about him. This guy’s an altar boy, a scout. Because one woman made an allegation? Sorry, I don’t buy it.”
Another, named Inna Villarino, added: “In the grand scheme of things, my goodness, there was no intercourse. There was maybe a touch. Can we – really? 36 years and she’s still stuck on that?”
With another woman, named Gina Sosa adding: “I mean, we’re talking about a 15-year-old girl, which I respect. You know, I’m a woman. I respect. But we’re talking about a 17-year-old boy in high school with testosterone running high. Tell me what boy hasn’t done this in high school. Please, I would like to know.”
And another woman, named Angie Vazquez, was savvy enough to ask: “Why didn’t she come out when he was going into the Bush White House? Why didn’t she come out – he’s been a federal judge for over a decade.”
Now, I have mixed feelings about these responses. While I do appreciate that these women are smart enough not to fall for Ford’s evidence-less accusations, some of the answers here are fairly questionable.
Let’s begin with the first answer, the one that Lourdes gave. She mentions that it’s been 36 years since this incident happened and that it’s only been one woman stepping forward to accuse him. While I am of the belief that the Left could and likely would recruit other women to come forth and accuse Kavanaugh of things he likely didn’t do, my bigger issue is with her initial response.
It doesn’t really matter how long ago something happened if it was wrong. Assuming that what Ford is saying is the truth (this is basically the only time I will do this as I do not believe she’s telling the truth), objectively, the only problems I have with this being so old are that:
1) Ford likely won’t be able to remember things in too great a detail. As traumatizing as such an even is for women, it’s also something they’d like to forget.
2) I really do have to ask why she didn’t come forward earlier than this. I believe that maybe she didn’t go to the police because it’s either an embarrassing thing to admit (though it was just groping, according to her, so it’s not as embarrassing as full-blown rape) or the police wouldn’t do much to investigate the issue.
So while I do have problems with the fact that this is an allegation of something that happened 36 years ago, if it did happen, it doesn’t matter how long ago it was. Now, Lourdes could mean to say that Ford’s memory likely won’t be too good and thus, the accusation might not be very credible, but she did not elaborate much further on what she meant by mentioning how long ago it was and why should we believe her considering how long ago it was.
And perhaps my argument is shaped this way because of what the second woman, Inna, said, about it having been 36 years ago and she’s “still stuck on that”. Maybe that’s the reason I made the argument that it doesn’t matter how long ago it was, and I believe that’s a fairly good argument, but Lourdes might not necessarily have meant it as “it was over 30 years ago, just let go!” That’s how I heard it, but maybe she didn’t mean it that way.
Now, the answer that Gina Sosa gives, about this being a 17-year-old boy with raging hormones and “what boy hasn’t done this in high school” does irk me a lot.
Understanding such behavior does not necessarily mean excusing it. Using the “boys will be boys” argument in this instance, under the assumption that Ford is telling the truth, is asinine and wrong. If Kavanaugh did grope Ford when they were teenagers (I feel compelled to remind everyone that I do not believe Ford’s accusation and this is entirely hypothetical) and if they were both drunk, the fact that they were teenagers does not excuse their behavior.
I was a teenager once and I dealt with my share of hormones. I would look where I ought not to look, I would think what I ought not to think and had impulses. But I never acted on those impulses, at least not with other people.
Sosa asks what boy in high school hasn’t done something like that, well I’ll raise my hand and say that I never did. In high school is when I converted to Christianity. Of course, I still dealt with hormones and emotions and impulses, but I knew better than to act on them. If Kavanaugh was a Christian when he was 17, and I mean truly Christian, knowing right from wrong and doing things with the aim to please God, then I have a hard time believing that 1) Kavanaugh groped anyone and 2) he was illegally drinking and getting hammered to the point where he would grope someone.
That’s not to say we don’t sometimes stumble and do something wrong, of course. As I’ve explained in the past, we are all sinners and sin is wrong. But being a Christian tends to lower the chances of doing something like that (and don’t bring up the Catholic Church priests molesting young boys because those “priests” are not Christians and neither is the Pope for ignoring it).
So Sosa’s answer really is not good at all. Understanding that teenagers have hormones does not excuse the actions they partake because of those hormones. If my 15-year-old daughter went to a party, got drunk and got groped by a 17-year-old boy who was also drunk, I would do a number of things.
First, of course, ground her for going to an unsupervised party (I assume it was unsupervised if there was alcohol) and getting drunk at said party.
Second, I would go to the boy, give him a stern talking-to, give his parents a stern talking-to and encourage my daughter to file charges the following day (and not 36 YEARS LATER).
Finally, I would give her a big hug and tell her everything’s taken care of.
But that last one is beside the point. The point is that I would be righteously pissed if a boy did that do my daughter. She would not be entirely without blame for being there and getting drunk in the first place, but I would be angrier with the boy. So Sosa’s answer, even without having a daughter, honestly annoyed me. That’s entirely the wrong answer to give, truthful accusation or not.
Finally, we move on to the one answer to the interviewer’s question that I actually liked, which is Angie’s. Why didn’t Ford bring this up in the past? Why didn’t she bring this up when Kavanaugh was going to the Bush White House? Why not at any point when he was a federal judge, or when he was going to get confirmed as a federal judge? Why wait until now when he’s about to be on the Supreme Court, nominated by a President Ford adamantly disagrees with?
A lot of things surrounding this case raises questions. Such as: “why didn’t she go to the local police soon after it happened?” Or “Why did she write a letter to a Senator 36 years after the incident happened?” Or “If Ford really did not want to come out to accuse Kavanaugh, why write the letter in the first place?” Or “Why did Feinstein sit on that letter until about a week before his confirmation vote? Why not raise this during the hearings I will henceforth dub ‘the Spartacus hearing’?” Or “Why did no one find this issue during the extensive vetting process Kavanaugh underwent before the hearings?”
So there are a lot of questions surrounding this issue that, to me, diminish some credibility of Ford. Add that to the fact she has no evidence or witnesses to corroborate her story or even the willingness to go under oath to testify in a trial that would be equally fair for Kavanaugh and I find it astonishing for anyone to believe her for any reason other than that she’s a woman.
Now, there were more questions from the CNN interviewer that you can hear in the video posted below, but I won’t talk about those as this article is long enough as it is.
The overall point of sharing this is that I believe CNN’s intent for this interview was to have Republican women openly going against Kavanaugh. I think it was an effort to have other Republican women be against Kavanaugh because these ones were. Although, it clearly backfired. I don’t think CNN expected any woman, conservative or liberal, to support Kavanaugh regarding this issue.
Although, I find it interesting that they didn’t get 5 Democrat women to lie and say they were Republicans who were against Kavanaugh. I feel like that would be more along the lines of the fake news nature of CNN, but I guess they decided to go with legitimately Republican women here and thought even Republican women would be against Kavanaugh.
Regardless, CNN failed once again and I get to laugh at their flimsy attempt to destroy Kavanaugh and subsequently Trump, since that’s always the aim of CNN.
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With a booming economy, a nearly defeated ISIS, a denuclearizing North Korea and successful trade war pressure to make better deals, the Democrats have to have something to attack Trump (and thus, Republicans) with in order to stand a chance at actually taking back the House. So, like with many other attempts, they go with a tried and true measure: blame the Republican president for a major hurricane.
While they’ve tried to do this with Hurricane Florence, since the effects of the hurricane won’t be known until after it’s gone, the Left-wing media is trying to make last year’s hurricane that hit Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria, Trump’s Katrina.
Despite the fact that Trump’s response was excellent according to even Governor Ricardo Rossello, who said: “The president and the administration, every time we’ve asked them to execute, they’ve executed quickly,” back in September of 2017, and the fact that 20,000 pallets of undistributed bottles of water delivered in the aftermath of the hurricane are sitting on an airport tarmac, the Left is out to destroy Trump with a death toll reaching 3,000.
However, that number is about as real as climate change. How? The way this number came about was through the same way the Left argues that climate change is real: through a computer model.
Allow me to give you the context.
Last month, George Washington University published a new study that estimated “excess mortality” over Hurricane Maria’s impact on Puerto Rico, and estimated, over a six-month period following the hurricane, that there were 2,975 “excess” deaths due to the hurricane.
But the way they came up with this estimate wasn’t through counting bodies, but through calculations in a statistical model subtracting the number of people who would’ve died over that same period of time had the hurricane not happened from the number of people who actually died during that time period.
In other words, they ESTIMATED the death toll STRICTLY THEORETICALLY! As in WITHOUT EVIDENCE!
Now, aside from the fact that multiple news organizations are running with this number as the official death toll for Puerto Rico, the Left is also criticizing Trump over his comments regarding this.
Trump tweeted: “3000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico. When I left the island, AFTER the storm had hit, they had anywhere from 6 to 18 deaths. As time went by it did not go up by much. Then, a long time later, they started to report really large numbers, like 3000…”
“… This was done by the Democrats in order to make me look as bad as possible when I was successfully raising Billions of Dollars to help rebuild Puerto Rico. If a person died for any reason, like old age, just add them onto the list. Bad politics. I love Puerto Rico!”
Now, it’s only natural for death tolls after disasters and tragedies to go up as time goes on. We’re still seeing people dying because of debris and other factors after 9/11, and Hurricane Katrina’s death toll technically kept going up even years after the storm. However, he is right in challenging these numbers. They are far too big in too short a time-span, particularly considering the great response from the Federal Government in the aftermath of the storm, for this to be even remotely accurate.
And it’s because Trump is bold enough and smart enough to challenge this number that the Left attacks him, saying he is challenging this “without evidence”. Well, the number itself was presented without evidence and the MSM ran with it as though it’s the gospel!
Not to mention there are a lot of other estimates that have the death tolls going well over the 4,000s. So it’s clear that the Left is really trying to make a mountain out of this more-than-likely molehill.
Now, that’s not to say that we shouldn’t dismiss the hurricane’s devastation on the people of Puerto Rico. It destroyed homes, killed dozens according to official estimates (and likely more at this point, though still less than that 3,000) and left Puerto Rico in shambles. They need help and they should be receiving it. The problem comes with the fact that Puerto Rico is basically run by socialists, with one of its cities’ mayors being under FBI investigation over corruption, and Puerto Rico was basically already in dire need of help before the hurricane due to a debt crisis over recent years. People in Puerto Rico were already getting screwed by their government before the hurricane.
And taking into consideration the fact that 20,000 pallets of water bottles are sitting on an airport tarmac, that raises some level of suspicion regarding the local government. Why not distribute those water bottles if things are so incredibly dire? I’m not disputing that things are dire, but if anyone wants to put blame on anyone, it would have to go to whoever was responsible for delivering those water bottles, not Trump’s administration.
Not that any of these things will matter to the Left. If they can successfully blame Trump for Maria (they’re already trying to blame him for Florence) then they have some ammunition to use for the midterms. It doesn’t matter that the number is without evidence. It doesn’t matter that even Puerto Rico’s governor initially praised Trump over his response and effectiveness. It doesn’t matter that there are tons of undistributed water bottles in an airport tarmac in Puerto Rico. A death toll of 3,000 puts Bush’s Katrina death toll to shame and we all know how effective the Left was regarding that storm.
The interesting thing is that I doubt this will do much to help the Democrats down the line. Those who were already planning to vote Republican likely won’t just accept what the fake news media says and what the Left tells them. Those who were already planning to vote Democrat are already fairly energized, but that won’t matter if Republican voters are energized themselves.
But that’s to be talked about when we come closer to November.
The point I want to make with this article is that the Left’s purpose in using this number is to make Maria Trump’s Katrina. The problem the Left faces here is that Trump won’t sit quietly while the Left berates him over it. He always fights back, as he’s clearly doing now. And as we have seen plenty of times, Trump seems to be right while the Left is wrong (and lying).
Democrats only tend to do well when they can make Republicans submit. If Trump can successfully push back against this number, which will likely be difficult even if we all know it’s fake, then that obliterates the Left’s best weapon as of this moment.
I say it will be difficult even if we all know the number is fake because feelings don’t care about your facts when it comes to the Left. 3,000 is a big number that will trigger an emotional response. The Left, the media, the Democrats and Democrat voters won’t care that the numbers are presented without evidence and are not factually accurate. They care that the number is big and that they can make the connection to Trump, somehow.
Not to the fact that Puerto Rico, under socialism, was already a “s**thole” and that Puerto Ricans are being denied the water they need by someone within the local government, but the fact that Trump is currently POTUS.
Do you think this number would’ve ever come up if Hillary were POTUS? Of course not. The tally would likely be around the official estimates and, naturally, slightly increasing over time. But never to those levels under a Democrat President.
This death toll serves the same purpose as climate change in general: attack Trump and Republicans over supposed inaction. Never mind that Trump did his part in assisting Puerto Rico.
Again, at the end of the day, I doubt this will have a tremendous impact on the midterm elections. I’ve already made up my mind that I’ll vote for every Republican candidate on the ballot in my state. Even if they’re not great or not actual conservatives, it’s better to deal with these people than risk everything being thrown away under a Democrat majority in either or both chambers of Congress just because they don’t know how to deal with losing.
“Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue is but for a moment.”
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Author: Freddie Marinelli.
Ever since President Trump announced his pick for replacing Justice Anthony Kennedy to be Brett Kavanaugh, the fake news media has gone into overdrive to find anything they can possibly use against him.
The result? Brett Kavanaugh is, without a shadow of a doubt, a pretty normal dude.
And in the latest news search for finding anything to say about Kavanaugh, the AP uncovered something incredible: he preferred basketball over politics while he was a student at Yale.
*GASP* THE HORROR!
The AP wrote: “In some ways, Kavanaugh was like many Yale students of his time: a product of a high-powered East Coast prep school who majored in history, then Yale’s most popular major, and headed for law school after graduating in 1987. Interviews with more than a dozen people who knew him in college and Yale Law School draw a portrait of a serious, but not showy student and sports lover whose drive and competitiveness helped him both on the court and in the classroom.”
The Daily Wire also tackled this story, saying: “[The AP] interviewed ‘more than a dozen people’ to learn: 1) he probably would have preferred to be an NBA player, 2) he belonged to an all-male ‘senior society’ called Truth and Courage, 3) he wasn’t outspoken about his political views, and 4) he keeps in touch with his law-school housemates.”
Now, there are a few different reasons I’m talking about this. First of all, this is basically proof of the nature of today’s mainstream media. Despite what people on CNN or other fake news media might say about the MSM not being biased as Trump claims, it’s stories like these that show that’s precisely what they are. This is only one of many stories about Brett Kavanaugh that end up making the guy seem completely normal.
There was also another story about him during a baseball game doing something no one ever expected: enjoying the game.
So no one can honestly tell me the fake news media is not fake news or is not biased. The biggest reason they search so much about Kavanaugh is to look for dirt, much as they have been looking to do with Trump, and have found absolutely nothing.
That’s the biggest reason for this article. The second reason is to point out precisely how normal the MSM is making Kavanaugh look, which is the exact opposite of what they want to do.
The MSM wants to make Kavanaugh basically look like a serial killer who’s out to take away women’s “right” to kill their own children. After seeing all of these stories, the biggest adjective I can use to describe Kavanaugh is simply: normal.
As it turns out, he’s not the blood-thirsty monster the media tries to portray him as. He’s a normal dude, living a normal life, and who’s gotten one of the biggest honors one can receive in the world of judicial law and that is to be nominated for a United States Supreme Court seat.
Whenever someone goes to a baseball game, they tend to enjoy it (unless you’re a Mets fan). And in college, or even at any other point in your life, it makes sense if you would prefer to be a basketball player in the NBA than just about anything else.
I know for a fact that, while I love doing what I do, I would absolutely LOVE being a basketball player, playing for my favorite NBA team and trying to win championships, all-the-while earning millions of dollars even if I’m garbage.
People tend to have such dreams of grandeur, and the fact that the AP is saying this is 1) not news whatsoever and 2) completely expected, even for someone back in 1987. If I could be a basketball player in the late 80’s and early 90’s, I would be, even if I got destroyed by the Celtics, Lakers, Pistons or Bulls.
But there’s also a different aspect that’s not quite as obvious as the basketball one. The story also mentions that he wasn’t outspoken about his political views. That is also perfectly normal, but beyond that, it even makes sense.
Kavanaugh is not a politician. He is not running for a Senate seat or a House seat and has never run for President. He’s a lawyer. And yeah, a lot of politicians get law degrees, but Kavanaugh himself likely never saw himself running for office. What he is, in his mind, is a lawyer and a judge.
I know that politics infects pretty much every aspect of people’s lives, but it really shouldn’t. That’s what is ruining a lot of things.
For example, I far prefer watching old t.v. shows and movies than current shows, with some exceptions. Why? Because for the most part, politics play a huge role in shows today, while they were only an underlying topic rarely brought up in shows of the past.
Today, you can hardly watch a show that doesn’t feature either a gay character or couple, a transgender character, or overall someone who is adamant in shoving their Leftist views down everyone else’s throats.
Like I said, there are exceptions to this. For example, Last Man Standing. That’s a show that is heavily political, but it often pokes fun at the topic. You have both liberal characters and conservative characters who often bicker at each other, but you like them all anyway and logic often appears in everything. The liberal character is not overly Leftist to the point he will cross-dress while wearing a pink hat representing the female genitalia and shouting that the conservative character is a fascist.
But the reason it’s a good show is because, in my opinion, it depicts a more normal situation in America. Most shows don’t offer the conservative side of things. They just feature a family full of Leftists that all agree that Trump is Hitler and conservatives need to die. That’s not what America really is. We are more varied and, to borrow the Left’s term, diversified than that.
So politics have basically ruined television shows in today’s era because they use politics almost 24/7 and take themselves completely seriously. The same thing goes for just about any Hollywood movie today (again, there are exceptions) as well as video games.
This politization of everything has also gotten into practicing, implementing and enforcing the law. Circuit court judges are overextending their authority by forcing Trump to keep DACA, a highly unconstitutional EO enacted by Obama. And why? Because such judges are not judges, but political activists who disregard the laws that they don’t like.
The assumption, in the AP’s mind, is that everyone has a political belief that they employ at work. Everyone from a Starbucks employee who refuses to serve police or military personnel to even district and Supreme Court judges.
But it shouldn’t be that way. Politics shouldn’t play into absolutely everything, and clearly, it doesn’t in Kavanaugh’s job. He doesn’t make rulings based on his own beliefs, but rather on what his best interpretation of the law is. Sure, he has beliefs and views and sure, he has certain convictions that almost undoubtedly play into his rulings.
But he’s not a political activist. He’s not going to ignore the law entirely just to advance his own political agenda. And that’s the way every judge should act and is expected to act in a logical setting. There's a reason Lady Justice has a blindfold covering her eyes: a judge is supposed to be impartial. When presented with a case, he/she makes sure it’s up to the defense and prosecution to explain why they are right so that the jury can come to a verdict and the judge can make it the official ruling in the court.
When you have a judge that will 100% be against one side or the other, what you have is the opposite of justice. What you have is injustice and corruption.
From what we’ve seen and heard both from Trump and the media (when they’re not calling him a monster) is that Kavanaugh’s a perfectly normal guy with strong convictions and integrity. He will rule according to what the law says and according to his best interpretation of the law, not on what he WANTS the law to be.
Now, there can be problems, at times, with trying to use the best interpretation of the law. Naturally, interpretations are entirely subjective and people will naturally disagree on things. It’s tricky, but Kavanaugh seems to be the kind of guy to not willingly misinterpret the law and ignore what it says altogether just for his agenda’s benefit.
And given what the AP and other sources have shown about Kavanaugh, he seems like your Regular Joe with a Yale Law School degree.
A far cry from the image of the demon the Left wants to portray him as.
“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.”
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Author: Freddie Marinelli.
If you’re an objective journalist who honestly cares about the safety and prosperity of the United States of America, you would cover Trump’s recent successes in trade with the EU and North Korea’s dismantling of a key missile launching station. However, if you are a propagandist who does not care about good things happening in America in the least, you cover the nothingburger that is the Michael Cohen tapes and milk them dry.
This is CNN, the most worthless name in news.
On Wednesday, CNN ran a segment on their exclusive Cohen tapes. However, this segment was a good deal different from the others. While the other segments focus on the supposed “hush” money Trump instructed Cohen to pay to Karen McDougal, this segment focuses on one line of audio delivered by Trump.
Now, if CNN is covering this, it must be important, right? It simply must be earth-shattering material that will surely drive people to vote Democrat this November, right?
Actually, it’s just Trump politely asking for a Coke.
I am not joking or making this up.
The literal headline is: “Trump caught on tape: Get me a Coke, please.”
Even for CNN standards, that’s pathetic.
The segment’s description reads: “President Trump was caught on tape ordering a Coke. CNN’s Jeanne Moos reports on why that is so popular.” Don’t hold your breath, the reason it’s so “popular” is idiotic nonsense.
The segment is simply meant to attack Trump, again, on his supposedly poor dietary habits and “drinking 12 Cokes a day”.
What is remarkable, however, is that Moos calls this the “juiciest part of the Trump-Cohen tape”. If that is the juiciest part, then they really have nothing to attack Trump on. But since they couldn’t possibly report objectively over the good things Trump’s been doing this week alone, including negotiating a better trade deal to avoid a trade war with the EU and seeing the North Korea summit’s success with the dismantling of launch sites in the communist nation, they have to resort to literally attacking him over his polite request for a beverage.
CNN filled this garbage, waste-of-time segment with comments from Twitter users also poking some fun at the comment, including a reworking of JFK’s famous “ask not what you country can do for you” speech (which today would be seen as the antithesis of the Democrat Party’s agenda) by saying: “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask – Get me a Coke, please.”
It also shows some Twitter users actually baffled at the idea of Trump being nice to someone by adding “please”. That, really, is the saddest part of it all, because those people simply eat up the b.s. the MSM gives them in believing Trump is a monster 24/7 who will eat the children separated at the border.
Here’s the video on CNN’s segment.
The point I want to make here is that CNN were so beside themselves when they got an exclusive for releasing the Cohen tapes (and freely editing them if they want) that they realize they don’t have jack. The worst thing they have on him is something we already knew. Trump wasn’t the best guy around a decade or so ago (although comparing him to the freaks of Hollywood who fantasize about having sexual relations with children and the monsters who torment and rape/molest/abuse women for their leisure, you’d think Trump was a saint).
But aside from stuff we already knew, there doesn’t seem to be anything earth-shattering in these tapes, at least in the ones they’ve released so far. And since they are desperate children who can’t wait to tear Trump a new one, one would reasonably believe they’ve already released the worst they could find. I have no doubt that they’ve already heard everything in those tapes. If they’re releasing the “hush” money portion first and then follow that up with a worthless segment about him politely asking for a Coke, then I seriously doubt they have the Holy Grail of dirt on Trump that will finally bring him down.
Believe me, if they had something good on Trump from these tapes, they would have already released them. And chances are, given their ability to edit things to make them look and sound worse, they might even try doing that with something that is really nothing.
I mean, they’re legitimately trying to hurt Trump with “Get me a Coke, please.” They will try anything, at this point, to hurt Trump. And since they are among the biggest purveyors of fake news, I wouldn’t be surprised if they continue fabricating scandals with these tapes, even if they really show absolutely nothing.
Of course, they are more than welcome to try. 72% of Americans are already distrustful of the media. I want to see that number near the 100% mark and fabricating scandals like this is what can bring that number up.
I mean, this really is low, even for CNN. And I don’t mean “below the belt” kind of low. I mean “these people are desperate for anything” low. This, for a news source that considers themselves to be the most “trusted” name in news, is quite pathetic.
Not that that’s anything new, really. CNN is a factory of desperation at this point and have been for some time. I simply love it whenever the White House bans an unruly member of CNN’s WH correspondent’s team and CNN calls Trump a “fascist” for it. Or whenever Jim Acosta badgers Sarah Huckabee Sanders and she puts him in his place.
It’s comedy gold, at this point. Sadly, this comedy comes at a cost: lack of objective journalism.
It’s one thing to not like Trump. It’s another to make stuff up about him and refusing to cover things he does very well. If Obama had accomplished half of the things Trump has, especially in such a short time, the MSM would be praising him to the hills. I mean, they were already doing that when he was destroying the country on a daily basis, but still. They would be even more impressed and called him the inarguably best President of all time.
But because they are fake news, they pretended everything was fine as Obama was setting the country ablaze and pretend we basically live in Nazi Germany despite the fact that we have not seen a more safe world, maybe ever, with a denuclearizing North Korea, a defeated ISIS, and a defunded Iran (though due to Obama’s treasonous acts, Iran may get a nuke at some point).
And because they are fake news, they can’t come to grips with the reality that Trump has been doing an excellent job as POTUS.
“Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who act faithfully are his delight.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
We’ve gotten to the point where the fake news media has so little to talk about that they will literally turn nothing into something to attack Trump.
Last week, the Huffington Post ran a story titled: “The Hunt For ‘Every Trump Reporter’s White Whale’: The Elevator Tape.” But what exactly brought this supposed tape to light? A Daily Beast story mentioning the possibility of a tape.
“As the Access Hollywood fallout spread, the TMZ tip line received an email from a lawyer in Los Angeles claiming to have another bombshell tape of Trump in an elevator in Trump Tower, seven sources familiar with the matter told The Daily Beast. (The Daily Beast has uncovered no proof that the tape exists after interviews with more than a dozen former and current TMZ staffers and others with knowledge of the situation.)”
And so, despite the fact that The Daily Beast also admits to not having any proof to support the claim of the existence of this tape, the Huffington Post ran with it.
But even the HuffPost has to admit that this is so far nothing but a rumor: “The rumors vary from journalist to journalist, but the common understanding is that somewhere out there, a tape might exist of Trump doing something in an elevator, though exactly where that somewhere is and what that something might be, no one in media can say. That’s because no one in media seems to have seen the tape – or is even confident it exists.”
So if no one knows what the tape shows, where that tape may be, or even if said tape even exists, what’s the point of writing about it as though it will be something damning to the President? Why even mention it at all, let alone focus an entire article around it? At least the fake Russia story, despite showing as little evidence of being the case as the tape does in existing, had a motive for being pushed. They wanted to stain the validity of the electoral process and rile up emotional losers to believe they were cheated out of a President Hillary Clinton.
But this story is mostly, for lack of a better word, stupid. It has no meaning, no evidence, and wastes people’s time… well, not everyone. For me, it gives me the opportunity to show you guys how low today’s standards for journalism are.
It used to be that, in order to run with a story, you needed proof. Whether you were right in the end or not, that’s a different story. But in order to even begin to speculate, you need some semblance of evidence to support your claim. Here, there is not even a claim to be made. They just talk about it as though it’s the Holy Grail or Bigfoot. But even Bigfoot has some “evidence” for his existence, as fake as those pictures may be. But for this? There’s nothing.
When I first saw this story on Twitter, I honestly tweeted at the Huffington Post asking when The Onion, a satire news site, changed their handle. This story is precisely what writers at The Onion would write, but even those writers are fully aware to not take something like this seriously.
But this really shows the mindset of today’s fake news media. They associate any tape of Trump with damning evidence of… something. Like with the Hollywood Access tape, they expect this “Elevator Tape” to have something horrendous on Trump. They expect him to either be saying something vulgar about a minority, about women, about anyone; they expect him to be talking with Vladdy boy about how they will cheat in the 2018 midterm elections; they expect him to be doing something egregious and so, they go to the ends of the Earth to find it.
For what purpose? To continue pushing their narratives, their rhetoric, their agenda that Trump is an evil guy who should be promptly impeached. This is not journalism – it’s a witch hunt. The fake news media has long ceased to be about journalism. It is now about propaganda.
And this has been the case since long before Trump. While Bush was President, the media would attack him for just about everything. While Obama was President, the media would praise him as he destroyed the country. While Trump is President, the media will attack him as he rebuilds the nation, claiming it is not happening. The difference between those three, or at least between the way they treated Bush and the way they treat Trump is that Trump fights back and he does the right things.
How else could you explain the mere fact that the fake news media is talking about some tape somewhere that could be damning to Trump but have absolutely zero evidence for even the EXISTENCE of that tape, let alone what is in it? They are actually running out of things to attack him on.
Remember the new indictments by the Special Counsel this last week? They were virtually the same indictments from February of this year. And like back in February, the Special Counsel found no evidence of American involvement in election meddling, nor any significant effect in the results of the election due to this Russian meddling.
The reason to bring these things back up? To pressure Trump in his, at the time, upcoming meeting with Putin. They brought nothing new to the table, but were just looking to fan the flames of a dying narrative.
That is propaganda. And this story about the possibility of a tape? Same thing.
They can’t even claim to say it really is damning for Trump. For all we know, if there really is a tape of Trump in an elevator, it might just show him picking his nose or sneezing. Frankly, I hope such a tape exists so I can bring this whole thing up again and laugh at their misfortune and embarrassment.
But still, as it stands, there is no evidence of such a tape existing. And the fact that these news outlets (the HuffPo says the NYT, WSJ, the AP and “others” are also looking for this tape), or at least the HuffPo is writing a story even slightly insinuating that Trump might have done something bad in this tape which may or may not exist shows you how pathetic these people are.
They are really running out of things to attack Trump on, what with the economy roaring, ISIS pretty much defeated, North Korea agreeing to denuclearize (though I won’t count my chickens before they hatch), and the country being Made Great Again, what do these people even have to attack him for anymore?
This story is the epitome of fake news. They are basically talking about nothing but making it seem like something to keep an eye on, not to mention something that might make Trump look bad.
You really have to wonder how much longer they’ll be able to spread fake news. Constitutionally, of course, they are allowed. However, there will come a point where people are just sick and tired of all the lies and do something about it. Already, plenty of people are distrustful of the media, if the Axios poll showing that 72% of people in America distrust the media is anything to go by.
I can’t say that I blame them when a non-satire news site is writing an article like that.
As for the tape, I won’t flat out deny or confirm the existence of one. There may not be any evidence of it now, but there could be in the future. But even if it does exist, again, what could possibly be on that tape that is so newsworthy? It’s a few minutes’ elevator ride. What could Trump seemingly do in that time to hurt him? And in an elevator of all places?
Unless he is wiring money to the Kremlin and explicitly thanking them for helping him win the election, I doubt anything would come of this story, even if there really is a tape.
You really have to laugh at the pathetic efforts of the Left sometimes.
“Your tongue plots destruction, like a sharp razor, you worker of deceit.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
In the realm of politics, there are a myriad of candidates with assets and flaws that people weigh in making their decision. This applies to potential nominees for any cabinet position or Supreme Court Justiceship that the President chooses. And even in a time when the slightest hint of being a Constitutionalist is enough for Democrats to not vote for someone, perhaps the strangest case against someone is what they say on Twitter.
Now, I understand that this can sometimes matter to some extent. The Left has always been worried about Trump’s tweets and take it as part of his agenda and what he intends to do. But in the case for 5th Circuit Judge Don Willett, the Left takes it to a strange extreme.
ABC News reported this past weekend that: “[T]he judge’s frequent tweeting last year raises questions for some of judicial impartiality. [I]t remains to be seen whether or not his tweets will interfere with any potential nomination.”
What are these potential judicially impartial tweets? Lame Dad jokes. Yep. Just Dad jokes.
Here are some jokes ABC News apparently found “troubling” and potentially “disqualifying” of his nomination:
On December 29th, 2017, he shared a picture of cornbread shaped like his home state of Texas with the caption: “When you’re tired of cornbread shaped like Colorado and Wyoming.”
On December 31st, 2017, he shared a small conversation he had with his kid: “11YO – Daddy, why do politicians talk about Eminem’s domain? ME – That’s eminent domain. 11YO – Huh? Me – Sorry, you only get one shot.”
On that same day, he referenced Rick Astley’s song “Never Gonna Give You Up” by tweeting: “People of Earth – in 2018, [I] will never: give you up, let you down, run around, desert you, make you cry, say goodbye, tell a lie, hurt you.”
And what is perhaps the dumbest concern actual Democrat Senators had is a tweet from April 29th, 2015 that said: “I could support recognizing a constitutional right to marry bacon.”
An actual Democrat Senator, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) asked the judge about the tweet in a Senate Judiciary Committee back in 2017.
Over these past couple of years, I’ve seen rampant stupidity on the part of elected Democrats, Deep State operatives and fake news media. I’ve seen unhinged ignorance on the part of Hollywood elites, pseudo-celebrities who are only known for being Twitter morons and athletes parroting the fake news media.
I’ve seen a lot of fake news articles, stories, reportings and videos. I don’t quite know where this story ranks in terms of sheer stupidity, but it’s up there.
You really have to wonder how far down these people have to reach down at the bottom of the barrel to see what they can get to attack a potential Supreme Court Justice that Trump might pick.
And perhaps the most pathetic part is that they take themselves seriously when they do this type of thing. They honestly take these kinds of tweets as grounds for making their decision.
It’s honestly a strange kind of hatred on display. It’s not volatile or aggressive like we’re used to seeing; it’s more subtle. Just about every Democrat (and stupidly enough, some Republicans) will vote against any nominee Trump selects for the simple reason that Trump likes that person. It doesn’t matter if they are uniquely qualified or would do his or her job excellently and uphold the Constitution of the United States in every case. Just because Trump likes that person, they must be destroyed.
In fact, they will also destroy them if they do plan to uphold the Constitution. In their minds, the Constitution is the biggest threat to their socialist agenda and must be rid of or rendered ineffective.
But that’s a different topic that I can always talk about at another time. Right now, I simply want to point out the mentality of the Left in who Trump might pick to replace Justice Kennedy.
This very story shows that they will go to any bounds, even if it’s entirely ridiculous, to ensure any Trump pick is stained in their eyes and the eyes of the American people – or at least the ones who still watch them and read their content for some reason.
Knowing that, you also have to wonder how squeaky clean this judge’s record might be. In these kind of situations, if you are a biased journalist and want to attack a potential nominee picked by the President whom you absolutely abhor, you look at everything they may have done. From corruption to sexual immorality to physical abuse, any scandal will do. But when you don’t have that, you reach for anything at all. Apparently, that includes calling into question the judge’s qualifications based entirely on tweets that either have absolutely nothing to do with politics or are simply lame Dad jokes that only he will find funny.
THAT is peak pathetic journalism. At least other fake news media is hard-working in the smearing of any right-winger. This is nothing but pathetic and lazy.
But it does show their kind of mentality: attack anyone Trump could potentially choose as Supreme Court Judge for any given reason, even something as ridiculous as lame Dad jokes and push it as legitimate concern for his potential judgeship.
It’s always interesting to see how deep Trump Derangement Syndrome goes.
“Whoever is slack in his work is a brother to him who destroys.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
Recently, a myriad of pro-Trump candidates won their primary races against NeverTrump RINOs, and this has caused the Left and NeverTrumpers to go into absolute panic.
For one, I will mention that MSBC’s “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough is essentially calling the Republican Party a Trumpist cult in his little rant against the conservative candidates winning over the swamp-dwellers.
However, he is not the big focus for me today. In another MSNBC show hosted by Stephanie Ruhle, former George H.W. Bush aide Mark Leibovich, and speechwriter for George W. Bush, Peter Wehner, also attacked Trump, those who voted for him and those within the GOP who are smart and conservative enough to support the POTUS.
Ruhle began by asking where the “conscience" of the GOP was. Wehner made the claim that Republicans no longer had a conscience.
“Well, it doesn’t exist anymore. And the results of last night are going to make it even truer.” Wehner also claimed that many high-ranking Republicans were fellow NeverTrumpers but “they won’t speak publicly because they are afraid of losing.”
Yeah, I am very much aware of that fact. Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell have always been NeverTrumpers, although McConnell has been making some effort of crediting the President for being the most conservative President in his era. This crediting of Trump by McConnell, to Wehner, was baffling.
“That claim by McConnell is ridiculous, even on the grounds of policy, Trump has not achieved that much. The tax cut was the big thing. The reality is that if you look at what he’s achieved versus Ronald Reagan or George W. Bush or any other President, Republican or Democrat in the first year it’s pretty minimal.”
You really have to laugh at this moron. Let’s take a look back, shall we? In his first year, he immediately began attacking ISIS relentlessly, even driving them away from a lot of the territory they had captured thanks to Obama’s inaction in the region. In his first year, he immediately began deregulating businesses and corporations and employing a rule of “for every new regulation put in place, two others must be eliminated.” In his first year in office, he helped create 2 million jobs, and setting record-lows for unemployment across the board, as well as setting record-highs for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Fast forward to a year and a half later, and unemployment is sitting at all-time lows in recorded history, ISIS has been nearly eradicated entirely, consumer confidence it at an 18-year high, oh, and NORTH KOREA HAS AGREED TO DENUCLEARIZE!
And if you really want to stick with just Trump’s first year in office, the Heritage Foundation completely disagrees with this outrageous faux-Republican. I wrote an article about half a year ago detailing the Heritage Foundation’s ranking of Trump in terms of conservatism in his first year in office. They ranked him as more conservative than Reagan. And Charlie Kirk offered us some numbers, saying “President Trump has cancelled and killed more than 1,500 regulations in the last 11 months. The most of any President in history in first year of a Presidency.”
So, as you can see, Wehner, Trump is the most conservative President in terms of policy we have ever had.
And since he didn’t have the evidence to back up his bogus claim, he decided to personally attack the President over his “lack of morals.”
“This is a man who is a pathological liar, who is not only engaged on an assault on truth, he’s trying to annihilate truth. The Republican Party is his sword and shield. And they’re complicit in the lies and complicit in the deep immorality, and I don’t just mean morality in terms of his sexual ethics, I’m talking about a man who’s basically at his heart, a nihilist, a kind of Niesche and a person who believes that might makes right. And the Republican Party which was born in the era of the Civil War and Lincoln, who is the greatest moral leader that America’s ever produced is now aligned with this person who is a moral idiot.”
Ruhle also questioned how evangelical Christians could essentially align themselves with Trump.
Boy, do I have a lot to talk about here.
First, what lies? He doesn’t mention anything specific. He just parrots the b.s. that members of the fake news media and Democrat Party have said. The most notable pathological liars who have held the highest office in the land have been Mr. “You Can Keep Your Doctor” Obama and Mr. “I Did Not Have Sexual Relations With That Woman” Clinton. In case you haven’t noticed, they were both DEMOCRATS!
Second, what immorality? I will admit that he has made mistakes in the past (over a DECADE ago), but so have many people… in the Bible. In case this self-righteous heathen has forgotten, both Samson and King David were sexually immoral and both are regarded as great Judeo-Christian heroes. Why? Because both showed remorse and repentance to their sinful actions and were ultimately forgiven by the Lord.
Third, does this ignoramus not realize the kind of people he is aligning himself with? The kind of people who consider black infanticide en masse to be a healthcare issue. The kind of people who consider illegal immigrant rapist killers to have a “spark of divinity” in them. The kind of people who consider a severe mental illness to be gender liberation. These people are the very people Isaiah referred to in chapter 5 verse 20: “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil; who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness; who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.”
Wehner is the very embodiment of that verse, as is the rest of the Left who consider themselves morally superior to CHRISTIANS!
But in reading these attacks against Trump, one can’t help but to think these people are getting more and more jumpy. They are beginning to panic more and more, and for good reason.
Every single attack they have laid out against Trump has massively backfired on them. The Russian collusion story is all but dead, Stormy Daniels is no longer in the spotlight, there’s nothing they can find that Trump has done that is an impeachable offense, and to make matters worse for them, he’s only GAINING popularity. His approval ratings are climbing, with more and more people being supportive of his dealings with North Korea, his withdrawal from the Iran nuke deal and just about everything he’s doing.
Nothing has worked thus far and now, they are searching the bottom of the barrel. And what do they find? Robert De Niro saying “f*** Trump” and this fake Republican calling Trump a “moral idiot”. This is what the Left has been reduced to. With the economy being the best we’ve seen in ages, getting a step closer in achieving world peace (though it will never happen) with North Korea, and America being made great again, all the Democrats can run on is “we don’t like this,” which is really a losing campaign, since all of these things are great for the world and the country.
Trust me, voters are noticing Democrats and the fake news media siding against Trump in his dealing with Kim Jong-un. They are rooting for North Korea to keep their nukes, and thus, remain a nuclear threat to the U.S. and its allies all for the satisfaction of knowing Trump would be humiliated.
They have always been anti-war and anti-nukes, but the minute Trump, as a Republican, takes a step towards making the world a little bit safer, they root for an enemy to keep their nuclear arsenal. At this point, they are essentially betraying core beliefs simply because Trump is doing something they would have praised Obama to the hills for had he done it.
Seriously, if Obama had done this, they would be demanding that his head would be placed on Mount Rushmore.
This NeverTrump strategy will ultimately backfire on these people. The very reason this panel was even put together was because NeverTrump candidates were destroyed in their primaries by pro-Trump candidates. That’s an indication that a good number of people are liking what Trump is doing and want to put in Congress people who will help pass the MAGA agenda. Further resistance coming from people who consider themselves Republicans will ultimately lead to their defeat.
But let these idiots blabber on about Trump not being conservative or moral. At least this way, we know who our friends are and who our enemies are.
“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
While the Left constantly accuses Trump and his administration of separating children from their families and mistreating illegal immigrants, they fail to recognize that Obama just so happened to not be such a friend to illegals either.
Over Memorial Day weekend, AZCentral.com shared an article about illegal immigrant children being detained by ICE, with a picture (above) showing a couple of kids sleeping on the floor in a cage. Horrifying images for certain, but the Left made the mistake of attributing the pictures to Trump’s ICE, not Obama’s.
Jon Favreau, Obama’s speechwriter, tweeted about it, eventually deleting the tweet upon learning that his old buddy was to blame for the pictures.
Regardless, he still felt compelled to try to spin it in order to blame Trump, saying: “These awful pictures are from 2014, when the government’s challenge was reconnecting unaccompanied minors who showed up at the border with family or a safe sponsor. Today, in 2018, the government is CREATING unaccompanied minors by tearing them away from family at the border.”
Sure, Obama was trying to reunite families, so his intentions definitely excuse such mistreatment of these children. That definitely is a good point.
Seriously, these guys could excuse Obama for a second Holocaust if they felt his intentions were noble.
But let’s move on to other embarrassed liberals. Antonio Villaraigosa, former L.A. mayor and California gubernatorial candidate, tweeted: “Speechless. This is not who we are as a nation.”
The irony lies in that these are some of the words said by Obama regarding many different things. “This is not who we are.”
Of course, he later had to delete the tweet, but people had already noticed, including noted conservative activist Stephen Miller, who replied to Villaraigosa: “Hello, Antonio. Why did you delete this tweet? Is it because this was 2014 and you are no longer outraged because who this all happened under? Are you no longer speechless? Help explain, thanks.”
Villaraigosa made the mistake of actually replying to Miller: “Taking children from their parents whether it’s under a Democrat president or a Republican one doesn’t make it any more right. The key issue is not when it started, but when will it end. It’s wrong. It’s wrong for Democrats. It’s wrong for Republicans. It’s wrong for Americans.”
I doubt he actually believes in what he is saying. His tweet was not necessarily political or even giving blame to anyone. His tweet was relatively objective, so why delete it? It still makes sense under that line of thinking. People should still be speechless by such an inhumane act. So why delete the tweet? Furthermore, if it’s as outrageous as he believes it is, why not bash Obama over it? Or at least blame ICE leadership from 2014?
That’s why I find difficulty believing what he says. He thinks it’s outrageous if he believes Trump is the cause of it, but doesn’t think it’s outrageous if it was Obama’s administration who was in charge during that time.
CNN reporter Hadas Gold, who shared the tweet initially, wound up deleting it as well and sent out this ridiculous explanation: “Deleted previous tweet because gave impression of recent photos (they’re from 2014)”
Here was her original tweet: “First Photos of separated migrant children at holding facility.”
That’s not giving the impression, that’s explicitly saying it’s recent.
Alas, we move on to the next embarrassed liberal. New York Times Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Jake Silverstein also weighed in, calling the photos “disturbing”, before also deleting the tweet.
He then offered this excuse: “Correction: this link, which was going around this morning, is from 2014. Still disturbing, of course, but only indirectly related to current situation. My bad (and a good reminder not to RT things while distracted w/ family on the weekend).”
What situation? As far as we know, this isn’t happening under Trump’s ICE. As the pictures are from 2014, we only know OBAMA was doing this, not Trump. I’m not saying these illegal immigrant families and children are living in luxury comparable to Trump Tower, but Trump might be treating them better than Obama. Considering these photos, the bar was set pretty low.
Perhaps my favorite embarrassed liberal’s response, however, came from Women’s March co-founder Linda Sarsour, who decided to leave her tweet up but still attack Trump like the crazy woman she is: “No amnesia here. Our immigration system is a disaster and was a disaster long before Trump came along. Now it will become increasingly worse under this White Supremacist Administration who have made their hatred for immigrants crystal clear.”
From what I can see, Obama hated ILLEGALS more than Trump does, so I don’t know what she’s talking about here.
But she certainly gives me a lot to work with here. First, it’s interesting to see her admit Trump didn’t “create the disaster” that is our immigration system (though one can argue that it is a disaster, but for different reasons than the Left would give you). While she does not specifically bash the Obama ICE leadership for this, she’s at least sober-minded enough to realize you can’t flat out blame everything on Trump (though it’s not come from lack of trying).
Second, I can always make the case that white supremacy has always been entrenched in the Democrat Party and continues to be the case to this day, if only through legislative measures and not in speech. But one does not need to go too far to see the effect of the Left’s disastrous policies on black communities.
Lastly, Trump doesn’t hate immigrants. He doesn’t even hate illegals. He’s not deporting them because he hates them. He’s deporting them because they are here illegally and should suffer the consequences of such actions. We are a nation living under rule of law. Someone breaks the law, they suffer accordingly for it. Everyone that is here when they don’t have permission or a right to be here must be kicked out. If they wish to return, they are more than welcome to do so through legal means.
The only people who enact or enforce laws based on hatred is the Left and Democrat Party.
Finally, we have BLM leader Shaun King, the whitest black man to have ever lived, giving his own two cents on the matter: “I saw this photo floating around and didn’t know if it was real. It is,” the radical leader said. “Children of immigrants are being held in cages, like dogs, at ICE detention centers, sleeping on the floor. It’s an abomination.”
Imagine the shock in his face when he discovered that his fellow fake-black-guy of a President was the one responsible for the pictures.
Now, AZCentral, the source for the article, had to issue a clarification, saying: “Photos of children at a migrant holding facility have gone viral on social media. The pictures are from 2014. They were originally posted with this azcentral article about unaccompanied migrant children who were transported to a facility in Arizona.”
I simply can’t keep in my laughter at the ignorance of these liberals. Now, to be completely fair, I can’t exactly expect them to do their own research. They’re Leftists, after all. Really, anyone could’ve been fooled without the appropriate research, but that’s not what I’m most focused on.
I don’t blame them for having been fooled. I don’t even blame them for tweeting their original tweets. I do, however, blame them for trying to pretend it’s not a big deal because it was Obama who was responsible. And I do blame them for still trying to attack Trump, despite the fact that the pictures depicted the way Obama’s ICE chose to treat these children.
It’s their hypocrisy that I have a problem with. They thought those pictures were horrifying and outrageous when they believed they were recent and under Trump’s administration. But upon learning Obama’s ICE was responsible for the pictures, they don’t think it’s as big a deal or anywhere near as outrageous. Despite them saying they do think it’s bad and outrageous, it’s clear that their anger and outrage left them when they discovered the truth.
It was a big deal only when they thought Trump was responsible, and that’s what I have a problem with.
Earlier, I mentioned that they would’ve excused Obama for a second Holocaust if they believed his intentions were noble. Similarly, if Hitler had been a Democrat President, they would’ve excused the first one.
That’s the kind of double-standard they set for themselves. Everything a Republican does is bad and everything a Democrat does is good. If a Democrat does something they would attack a Republican for, they either bury the story, ignore it entirely, or excuse it to the best of their ability. They were ok with sexual assault and harassment until they figured they could attack Trump on it.
Don’t misunderstand, they are still ok with it. Once Trump is done being President, or any sort of problem for the Left altogether, they will go back to excusing the Harvey Weinsteins of the world.
But morality is a different matter altogether. Here, I just want to focus on their hypocrisy, which is painfully obvious.
“You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
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