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  • Scaramucci’s calls for tougher gun laws vanish from Twitter

    07/21/2017 6:10:35 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 82 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7/21/17 | Yaron Steinbuch
    Newly appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has posted his support for stringent gun-control laws – a position that would be at odds with President Trump’s views. “I have always been for strong gun control laws,” Scaramucci tweeted after the December 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in which 20 kids were gunned down. In August 2012, he tweeted: “We (the USA) has 5% of the world’s population but 50% of the world’s guns. Enough is enough. It is just common sense it apply more controls.”
  • Porking out with your money

    07/21/2017 10:26:50 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 2 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 07/19/2017 | Cal Thomas
    The annual ‘Pig Book’ turns a spotlight on congressional earmarks! Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to eliminate governmental waste and fraud, just released its “2017 Congressional Pig Book,” an annual publication highlighting wasteful government spending that should embarrass each and every member of Congress. While it is true that most government spending is for “entitlements” and other fixed costs, the “Pig Book” properly ridicules politicians who waste significant amounts of money on questionable programs. In 2011, Congress promised to go on the wagon when it came to pork. That didn’t last long because pork to...
  • Three Republicans blocking final effort to defund Planned Parenthood, repeal Obamacare

    07/20/2017 8:10:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 07/20/2017 | Claire Chretien
    It looks like Planned Parenthood won't be defunded and Obamacare won't be repealed thanks to three Republican senators. Republicans failed to rally enough senators to vote for the Better Care Reconciliation Act, which would repeal and replace Obamacare. Then, Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, announced the Senate would instead only vote on repealing the pro-abortion healthcare law. The bill repealing Obamacare would also defund Planned Parenthood for one year. Three Republican senators, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, and Susan Collins of Maine, have all said they'd vote against the bill. This means McConnell doesn't...
  • Shattuck: Cancer doesn’t know what it’s up against in battle with maverick

    07/20/2017 3:19:34 AM PDT · by calvincaspian · 121 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 07-20-17 | Tom Shattuck
    His North Vietnamese captors told him he’d never go home. They beat and tortured him to no end, but the Navy flyer’s patriotism manifested itself in historic defiance, refusing to do the easy thing for his own reward. He would not accept freedom before other prisoners who’d been there longer than he: It wasn’t the right thing to do, he thought. Instead, he gave the enemy hell. Now he has brain cancer. And he’s 80 years old. It’s the appropriate time to loudly honor this war hero for his toughness and resolve in combat and captivity, but subsequently during his...
  • Senator Susan Collins on GOP Senate Healthcare Bill

    07/14/2017 1:52:47 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 47 replies
    Twitter ^ | 7/13/17 | Susan RINO Collins
    Still deep cuts to Medicaid in Senate bill. Will vote no on MTP. Ready to work w/ GOP & Dem colleagues to fix flaws in ACA.
  • MSNBC’s Scarborough says he’s leaving GOP (Video at Link)

    07/12/2017 5:50:17 AM PDT · by KevinB · 50 replies
    WTOP ^ | July 11, 2017 | Associated Press
    NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC host and former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough says he’s leaving the GOP. The “Morning Joe” co-host has become a sharp critic of President Donald Trump. Scarborough said Tuesday during an interview with CBS “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert that “I’ve got to become an independent.” He appeared as a guest with his co-host and fiance, Mika Brzezinski, who recently was attacked in sharply personal terms by the president. Scarborough says it’s inexplicable why so many Republicans look the other way when Trump says or does something that betrays the party’s core values. He told Colbert...
  • Gov. Rick Snyder vetoes bill that would have allowed 'choose life' license plates (RINO Rick)

    06/30/2017 9:00:02 AM PDT · by Darren McCarty · 34 replies
    Mlive ^ | 6-30-2017 | Emily Lawler
    LANSING, MI -- Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday vetoed a bill that would have created a "choose life" fundraising license plate option for Michigan motorists. Senate Bill 163 would have the state develop and issue a fund-raising license plate with the message "choose life." The funds raised by the purchase of these plates would have gone to the Choose Life Michigan Fund, controlled by anti-abortion group Right to Life Michigan, to fund things like pregnancy centers. It passed 25-11 in the Senate and 65-43 in the House. But it failed to get a signature from Gov. Rick Snyder.
  • Koch urgency: Conservative network fears closing window

    06/26/2017 8:40:13 AM PDT · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 26 replies
    Yahoo.com ^ | June 26, 2017 | Steve Peoples, AP
    The urgency was easy to find inside the private receptions and closed-door briefings at the Koch brothers' donor retreat in Colorado Springs, where the billionaire conservatives and their chief lieutenants warned this weekend of a rapidly shrinking window to push their agenda through Congress. No agenda items mattered more to the conservative Koch network than the GOP's promise to overhaul the nation's tax code and repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law. At the moment, however, both are bogged down by GOP infighting that jeopardizes their fate...... "If we don't get health care, none of us are coming...
  • Fact Check: Has John McCain quit the Republican Party?

    06/25/2017 6:59:43 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 84 replies
    Viral posts claim John McCain has quit the Republican Party. The facts: Sen. John McCain is still a Republican, despite fake stories that claim otherwise. A story posted on WashingtonFeed.com says: “Senator McCain has definitely renounced any affiliation with the Republican Party.” It quotes the Arizona senator as saying, “I am and always will be opposed to Donald Trump. In fact, I’ve decided that any party that supports supports [sic] him supports the worst America has to offer. For that reason, I’m leaving the GOP and Caucusing [sic] as an independent with the Democrats.” FactCheck.org works with Facebook to help...
  • Rare G.O.P. Species Runs for New Jersey Governor: A Moderate

    06/25/2017 3:27:52 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 28 replies
    New York Times ^ | June 25, 2017 | NICK CORASANITI
    HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — The Republican candidate for governor of New Jersey sat on a plush beige couch in the Republican mayor’s condo, surrounded by Republican county officials and politicians, and offered up her plan to stem what is perhaps the state’s most daunting challenge — its deepening property tax crisis. She adopted it, she said, from an unexpected source. “This is a page out of the Democratic playbook, it really is,” Kim Guadagno, the lieutenant governor said, noting that the plan came from a proposal in deep-blue Illinois. With Republicans controlling the White House, both chambers of Congress and having...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Soros, Clinton-Linked Teneo Among Donors to McCain Institute (traitor exposed)

    06/20/2017 7:47:20 AM PDT · by amnestynone · 18 replies
    daile ^ | 6-19-17 | Richard Pollock
    Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain in 2012 turned over nearly $9 million in unspent funds from his failed 2008 presidential campaign to a new foundation bearing his name, the McCain Institute for International Leadership. The institute is intended to serve as a “legacy” for McCain and “is dedicated to advancing human rights, dignity, democracy and freedom.” It is a tax-exempt non-profit foundation with assets valued at $8.1 million and associated with Arizona State University. Conservative and liberal critics, however, believe the institute constitutes a major conflict of interest for McCain, The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group has learned. McCain,...
  • Sanford: Trump partially to blame for heated rhetoric that led to Alexandria shooting

    06/15/2017 7:48:49 AM PDT · by C19fan · 127 replies
    Washington Times ^ | June 15, 2017 | Sally Persons
    Rep. Mark Sanford said Thursday that President Trump was “partially” to blame for some of the hostility in the country that led to the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others this week. “I would argue the president has unleashed, partially, again not in anyway totally, but partially to blame for the demons that have been unleashed,” Mr. Sanford, South Carolina Republican, said on MSNBC.
  • Walker Says People Outside of Washington Like Trump

    06/13/2017 1:08:19 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | June 12, 2017 | Scott Bauer, The Associated Press
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker said Monday that when President Donald Trump comes to Wisconsin, he will see that people outside of Washington "still like his policies." Walker spoke on the Mike Gallagher radio show about a fundraiser Trump is hosting for Walker in Milwaukee on Tuesday night. Trump is also touring a technical college with Walker in the Milwaukee area. The fundraiser comes as Walker prepares for an expected re-election run in 2018. Walker didn't initially endorse Trump, but came around after he secured the Republican nomination. Trump carried Wisconsin by less than a percentage point.....
  • GOP rep on Trump's tweets: 'We're going to hand the gavel to Pelosi'

    06/09/2017 6:07:57 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 144 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 9, 2017 | John Bowden
    GOP Rep. Martha McSally (Ariz.) recently voiced concerns about Republicans losing the House to Democrats due to controversy surrounding President Trump's administration, according to a report from Tuscon Weekly. In a private speech to the Arizona Bankers Association last week, McSally fretted that Trump's tweets are creating "distractions" that "it's basically being taken out on me." "Any Republican member of Congress, you are going down with the ship," McSally said, according to the report. "And we're going to hand the gavel to Pelosi in 2018, they only need 23 seats and the path to that gavel being handed over is...
  • Nancy Pelosi: If Only George W. Bush, Mitt Romney, Or John McCain Were President Now Instead

    06/09/2017 1:10:54 PM PDT · by C19fan · 40 replies
    Hot Air ^ | June 9, 2017 | Allahpundit
    Watching this reminds me that the day is coming, maybe sooner than we think, when Democrats will be trolling the new Republican president by comparing him unfavorably to Trump. Which reminds me that the day is also coming when we on the right will be trolling a new Democratic president by comparing him unfavorably to — gasp — Barack Obama.
  • Karl Rove: Trump 'Sabotaging His Own Agenda'

    06/08/2017 9:23:55 PM PDT · by repentant_pundit · 99 replies
    Newsmax ^ | June 8, 2017 | Jason Devaney
    President Donald Trump has failed at getting the proper message out during his time as a politician and is "sabotaging his own agenda," political analyst Karl Rove wrote in an opinion piece. Rove, who worked in the White House under former President George W. Bush, argued in The Wall Street Journal that Trump's Twitter habit is causing a lot of problems for him. "Mr. Trump has figured out how to tweet his way around the mainstream media," Rove wrote. "Yet by disregarding basic fact checking, he is deepening the already considerable doubts Americans have about his competence and trustworthiness."
  • Former VP Joe Biden to headline Mitt Romney summit in Park City

    06/06/2017 7:22:15 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies
    sltrib.com ^ | 6/5/2017 | STEVE PEOPLES
    Washington • Just days after launching a new political action committee, former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden will join Republican officials and donors at a weekend retreat hosted by former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Biden will be interviewed by Romney during a Friday evening event in Park City, at the invitation-only summit, according to a Biden spokesman and participants briefed on the schedule. The speaker lineup for what is traditionally a gathering of Romney allies is packed with high-profile Republicans, among them House Speaker Paul Ryan and Sens. Lindsey Graham and John McCain.
  • Senate returns more pessimistic than ever on healthcare

    06/05/2017 12:00:01 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 57 replies
    TheHill.com ^ | 5 Jun 17 | Alexander Bolton
    Senators went into a recess skeptical over whether they could agree to legislation repealing and replacing ObamaCare. They will return on Monday more doubtful than ever. Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), one of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) most loyal allies, said Thursday that it’s “unlikely” the GOP will get a healthcare deal. “I don’t see a comprehensive healthcare plan this year,” he told a local news station. Senate Republicans hoped to have a draft bill this week, but it now looks like there will at best be an outline.
  • Romney urges Trump to support Paris climate deal

    06/01/2017 10:36:41 AM PDT · by C19fan · 55 replies
    The HIll ^ | May 31, 2017 | Julia Manchester
    6.7K Romney urges Trump to support Paris climate deal 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Wednesday expressed his support for the U.S. to remain in the Paris climate accord, arguing it was an opportunity to remain a leader on the world stage. “Affirmation of the Paris Agreement is not only about the climate: It is also about America being the global leader,” Romney tweeted.
  • Sasse: I Have ‘Lots of Anxiety’ About Trump’s Reality TV World’s Effect on Our Kids

    05/31/2017 7:17:21 AM PDT · by C19fan · 94 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 30, 2017 | Pam Key
    During Politico’s “Off Message” podcast discussing his book “The Vanishing American Adult,” never-Trumper Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) said President Donald Trump “comes out of a reality TV world,” which gives him “lots of anxiety about whether or not that kind of world is really what we want for our kids.”