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  • Uncle Sam Is Picking Your Pocket With High Taxes. Democrats Want to Raise Them Even Higher.

    01/04/2020 5:53:26 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 21 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | December 27, 2019 | David Ditch (FOX News)
    Some politicians running for federal office make it sound as if the biggest problem facing our country is that we don’t send enough of our paychecks to Washington, D.C. They propose increasing or creating new federal taxes on income, payrolls, business profits, carbon emissions, financial transactions, wealth, and more. Before they start trying to spend more and more of our money, they would do well to consider just how much they’re already spending. Looking back over the last decade, it’s clear they’ve already entered the “drunken sailor” stage. From 2010 through 2019, U.S. households sent an average of $228,000 to...
  • Pelosi Lashes Out at Trump Admin For Delivering “Classified” War Powers Act Notification to Congress, ‘Americans Are Being Left in the Dark’

    01/04/2020 5:47:33 PM PST · by blueyon · 81 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | 01/04/20 | Cristina Laila
    ""Pelosi Lashes Out at Trump Admin For Delivering “Classified” War Powers Act Notification to Congress, ‘Americans Are Being Left in the Dark’"" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi lashed out at President Trump on Saturday after a formal notification of the drone strike was delivered to Capitol Hill. The White House informed Congress of the drone strike that killed General Qassim Soleimani, a top commander of Iran’s al-Quds Force at Baghdad’s International Airport. The White House delivered a formal, entirely classified notification to Congress on Saturday informing lawmakers of the airstrike that took out several Iranian military officials, fulfilling its duties under...
  • Navy Fighter Pilot Mike Garcia Leading the Pack in CA 25 [Special election March 3]

    01/04/2020 12:03:45 PM PST · by T Ruth · 18 replies
    Ventura Citizens Journal ^ | November 24, 2019 | Debra Tash
    (Santa Clarita, CA) – Today Mike Garcia, the Congressional Candidate who had the courage to face the challenge against Katie Hill in early 2019, announced that he and his team have blown past fundraising goals to win back the 25th Congressional district. His momentum and support continue to accelerate and grow while all 3 of his previous opponents have either resigned or dropped out over the last 3 weeks. Here are the facts: Garcia leads the field in fundraising – having raised $750,000 by the end of November, from over 6,000 contributors. There is a path to win more than...
  • GOP Rep. Phil Roe won't seek reelection

    01/03/2020 11:33:44 PM PST · by Farcesensitive · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/03/20 | Rachel Frazin
    Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) announced Friday that he will not seek reelection, making the six-term lawmaker the latest House Republican to head for the doors. "After prayerful consideration, I have decided to retire at the end of the 116th Congress," Roe said in a statement. "Serving East Tennesseans these past 11 years has been the honor of my life, and I will be forever grateful for the trust my friends and neighbors put in me to represent them," said Roe, the top Republican on the House Veterans' Affairs Committee. "As someone who practiced medicine for over 30 years, I said...
  • FLASHBACK: Obama launches 2,800 strikes on Iraq, Syria without congressional approval

    01/03/2020 6:41:06 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 27 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Monday, April 27, 2015 | Jacqueline Klimas
    U.S. forces have now surpassed 2,800 strikes against targets in Iraq and Syria under President Obama’s war against the Islamic State, all as part of a conflict Congress has yet to specifically authorize — and amid worries lawmakers won’t ever act. Under intense pressure from Capitol Hill, Mr. Obama finally submitted a draft authorization for the use of military force against the Islamic State in February, but it’s since languished, caught in the stalemate between those who want tighter restrictions and those who want the president to have as free a hand as possible. Now analysts worry that inaction will...
  • America Is Now the Divided Republic the Framers Feared

    01/03/2020 1:11:49 PM PST · by campaignPete R-CT · 46 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | January 2, 2020 | Lee Drutman
    George Washington’s farewell address is often remembered for its warning against hyper-partisanship: “The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge, natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities, is itself a frightful despotism.” John Adams, Washington’s successor, similarly worried that “a division of the republic into two great parties … is to be dreaded as the great political evil.” America has now become that dreaded divided republic. The existential menace is as foretold, and it is breaking the system of government the Founders put in place...
  • Lawmakers pledge ERA will pass in Virginia. Then what?

    01/02/2020 3:03:50 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 41 replies
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | January 1, 2020 | Sarah Rankin and David Crary, Associated Press
    RICHMOND, Va. — Supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment are so confident Virginia is on the verge of becoming the critical 38th state to ratify the gender equality measure, they are already making plans for how they will celebrate. But that jubilation could be largely symbolic. Despite broad support for the amendment in the state, the ERA’s prospects nationally are substantially more complicated. The proposed 28th amendment to the U.S. Constitution faces a host of likely legal challenges and vehement opposition from conservative activists who depict the ERA as a threat to their stances on abortion and transgender rights.
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to lose her congressional seat based on all those NYC residents fleeing socialism?

    01/02/2020 8:59:42 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/02/2020 | Monica Showalter
    Socialist blue New York is seeing its locals fleeing to other states, and with those kind of losses, someone's congressional seat has got to go. Whose seat is on the block?  The Daily Wire has a report: According to pollster Frank Luntz, New York is likely to lose a seat in Congress after the 2020 census and Democrats in the state legislature will have to redraw the state's Congressional districts as a result. Although there are plenty of places to cut, New York Dems are reportedly eyeing Ocasio-Cortez's Bronx district for elimination because she's been out of sync with state-level Democrats who control...
  • It's Resolution Time for Congress and the Administration

    01/02/2020 4:48:57 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies ^ | January 2, 2020 | Veronique De Rugy
    Mark Twain once wrote, "New Year's is a harmless annual institution, of no particular use to anybody save as a scapegoat for promiscuous drunks, and friendly calls, and humbug resolutions, and we wish you to enjoy it with a looseness suited to the greatness of the occasion." I love this quote, which is unfortunately all too accurate. Yet, I can't help but hope that as this new year begins, some in Congress and in the administration might find it worthwhile to follow a few resolutions that I offer below. Resolution No. 1: Don't apply new tariffs. Last year's trade policy...
  • Disgraced Fired FBI Director James Comey Attacks President Trump and Trump Supporters In WaPo Op-Ed

    12/31/2019 6:47:21 AM PST · by White MAGA Man · 51 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Dec 30, 2019 | Jim Hoft
    Disgraced fired FBI Director James Comey penned an op-ed published Monday by the Washington Post that bemoans being criticized by President Trump but then goes on to attack Trump as a dangerous, but weakened president. Comey calls Trump a “shrunken, withered figure”. Comey also gets in a cheap shot at Trump supporters, calling them “sad people in red hats.”
  • 'Defrauded' Investor Wants Hunter Biden's Bank Records From China

    12/30/2019 7:11:22 PM PST · by White MAGA Man · 30 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Dec 30, 2019 | Cheyenne Roundtree
    A 'defrauded' investor has claimed Hunter Biden's bank records could help solve the mystery of billions of dollars that have gone missing in China, as he filed papers on Monday seeking to get involved in Biden's Arkansas paternity case. Joel Caplan requested Judge Don McSpadden to make him a third party in Lunden Roberts' suit against Biden, asking the official to 'follow the money', according to court papers obtained by
  • BRUTAL! Trump Campaign DESTROYS Joe Biden After His Campaign Posts “Abuse of Power” Video

    12/30/2019 6:59:51 PM PST · by White MAGA Man · 51 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Dec 30, 2019 | Jim Hoft
    Earlier today the floundering Joe Biden Campaign posted a video on “abuse of power.” ~~Snip~~ The Trump Warroom immediately responded with a video blasting Quid Pro Joe. This was brutal!
  • BIDEN: “After this is over, come talk to me. Promise? Anyone under 15 you get something special today.” (Video)

    12/30/2019 4:50:24 PM PST · by USA Conservative · 24 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 30.12.2019 | Alex Hall
    Throughout his decades of public service, the former Senator and current Vice President has earned a reputation for often saying the wrong thing at the wrong time Yesterday was no different. He thanked teens under the age of 15 for attending his “boring” town hall in New Hampshire and “promised” them something special for showing up.
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement Begins Process of Deporting DACA Recipients

    12/30/2019 4:39:31 PM PST · by White MAGA Man · 18 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Dec 30, 2019 | Cassandra Fairbanks
    Immigration and Customs Enforcement has started filing claims to begin deporting illegal aliens who were protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA. The agency has recently began reopening administratively closed deportation cases and told CNN earlier this month that all DACA recipients can expect the same.
  • WATCH: Biden Gets Called a ‘Pervert’ and is Told to ‘Stop Touching Kids’ at Campaign Stop in New Hampshire

    12/29/2019 6:36:01 PM PST · by White MAGA Man · 100 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Dec 29, 2019 | Cassandra Fairbanks
    Former Vice President and Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden was confronted by protesters who called him a “pervert,” “Quid Pro Joe” and told him to “stop touching kids” at a campaign stop in New Hampshire on Sunday. Biden is infamously inappropriate with women and children in photographs and recently told a story about how he likes when children sit on his lap.
  • Twitter Says “Glitch” Caused President Trump’s Retweet of CIA Whistleblower to “Appear Deleted” — Funny How those “Glitches” Only Affect Trump and His Supporters?

    12/29/2019 6:23:47 AM PST · by White MAGA Man · 24 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Dec 28, 2019 | Jim Hoft
    President Trump retweeted a tweet from the Trump War Room that includes this article from the Washington Examiner that names the whistleblower in the title of the article. Trump included Ciaramella’s far left attorney Mark Zaid in his tweet.
  • “Wow Crazy Nancy, What’s Going On?” – BOOM! Trump Exposes Nancy Pelosi and Son Paul’s Shady Dealings in Ukraine

    12/28/2019 8:12:06 PM PST · by White MAGA Man · 48 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Dec 28, 2019 | Jim Hoft
    THIS WAS DEVASTATING! President Trump hit the Bidens and Pelosi families tonight in one tweet! President Trump shined light on Paul Pelosi’s shady dealings with Ukraine!
  • Biden 'Clarifies' Vow to Obstruct Congress, Claims 'No Legal Basis' to Testify About His Quid Pro Quo With Ukraine

    12/28/2019 8:06:55 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12/28/2019 | Matt Margolis
    After facing substantial criticism for his recent vow not to comply with any Senate subpoena during an impeachment trial, Joe Biden’s now kind-of-sort-of backtracking on that vow. "I want to clarify something I said yesterday," Biden tweeted on Saturday. "In my 40 years in public life, I have always complied with a lawful order and in my eight years as VP, my office — unlike Donald Trump and Mike Pence — cooperated with legitimate congressional oversight requests." "But I am just not going to pretend that there is any legal basis for Republican subpoenas for my testimony in the impeachment...
  • Biden Caves: “I Would Obey Any Subpoena That Was Sent to Me” for Trump Impeachment Trial

    12/28/2019 7:32:00 PM PST · by White MAGA Man · 29 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Dec 28, 2019 | Kristinn Taylor
    Tough talking Joe Biden, the former vice president leading the race for the Democrat’s presidential nomination, reversed his defiant stance from just 24 hours ago that he would defy any subpoena issued by the Senate to compel his testimony in President Trump’s looming impeachment trial, telling a Fairfield, Iowa audience Saturday night, “I would obey any subpoena that was sent to me”.
  • Donald Trump: John McCain 'Not Very Nice' Spreading Russia Dossier

    12/28/2019 10:43:54 AM PST · by White MAGA Man · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Dec 28, 2019 | Charlie Spiering
    President Donald Trump again criticized the late Sen. John McCain on Friday for spreading the phony Russia dossier to the FBI. “Now that wasn’t very nice, was it?” Trump asked on Twitter, as the president retweeted Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton, who shared a Breitbart News story on the subject: