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  • Cruz: ‘Under No Circumstances’ Should We Let Migrant Caravan into America

    11/11/2018 1:09:19 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11 NOV 2018 | Pam Key
    Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said “under no circumstances” should the so-called migrant caravan be allowed to cross into the United States. Partial transcript as follows: BRENNAN: You were very critical of the Obama administration for taking action via executive fiat as you said, you called it dangerous. This week President Trump on immigration has issued orders bypassing Congress to restrict how migrants crossing the border illegally can claim asylum. Are you OK with that now? CRUZ: Well I’m still studying this specific immigration order, but I’ll tell you look, here’s my view on executive...
  • Media calls of ‘racist,’ ‘Nazi’ fall flat in Texas Trump country

    11/11/2018 11:48:45 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The Fort Worth Star-Telegram ^ | October 29, 2018 | Richard Greene
    Where better than Texas for President Trump to give the national media and liberal politicians more fodder to declare their disdain for him? While the overflow Houston crowd last Monday were chanting “USA-USA-USA” when he again proudly announced himself as a “nationalist,” the cable news talking heads and Democrats sounded familiar refrains of “racist” and “Nazi” in hopes of convincing voters to fear him. With his popularity exceeding that of his predecessor at this point in his presidency, it’s not working. The fundamental problem with those in the grips of Trump Derangement Syndrome is, they do not understand him. Nor...
  • 9 Arrested for Organized, Illegal Voting Scheme in TEXAS

    11/11/2018 6:46:11 AM PST · by deandg99 · 14 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 11/11/2018 | Tim Brown
    Yes, there is voter fraud going on despite what Democrats tell you. The interesting thing is that it is Democrats engaging in it! In a report you probably aren’t hearing about in the mainstream news, nine people were arrested in Edinburg, Texas for participating in an organized, illegal voting scheme. Interestingly enough, they all have Hispanic last names. Guadalupe Sanchez Garza, Araceli Gutierrez, Brenda Rodriguez, Rosendo Rodriguez, Cynthia Tamez, Ruby Tamez, Belinda Rodriguez, Felisha Yolanda Rodriguez and Jerry Gonzalez, Jr. have all been arrested and charged with voter fraud, and these are only the beginning according to ABC7 Amarillo. The...
  • SNL brings on wounded veteran politician to get revenge on Pete Davidson

    11/11/2018 1:50:39 AM PST · by SMGFan · 46 replies
    EW ^ | November 11, 2018
    This week’s edition of Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update served as a sequel of sorts to last week’s episode. Pete Davidson followed up on his insult of newly-elected Congressman Dan Crenshaw by bringing the politician on to the show to get his revenge and share a serious message about respecting veterans. Crenshaw, a Republican politician and military veteran who lost his eye in Afghanistan in 2012, had been targeted by Davidson as part of SNL’s midterms preview. Davidson mocked the politician’s injury, saying he looked like a “hitman in a porno.” Davidson had quickly added, “I’m sorry, I know he...
  • The Top Four Reasons California Is Unsustainable

    11/10/2018 2:08:03 PM PST · by RedMonqey · 81 replies
    Forbes ^ | Apr 19, 2018 | Thomas Del Beccaro
    California is a place unlike any other on the Globe. It boasts perhaps the greatest natural resources of any state along with shining high-tech industries. However, like many good economic stories, government policies threaten its future. Indeed, its government has made California unsustainable. Of course, it wasn’t always this way. As the 1960s came to a close in California, it had a population of nearly twenty million. In the decade before, its economic strength afforded the construction of a vast State Water Project and higher education system that was the envy of the world. Matched with a majestic and trade...
  • Judge Napolitano says Trump's acting AG isn't qualified for role

    11/09/2018 3:16:02 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 162 replies
    Twitter ^ | 8 Nov 18 | New York Post
    Judge Napolitano says Trump's acting AG isn't qualified for role.
  • 9 Members of a Voter Fraud Ring Arrested in Texas Border Town

    11/10/2018 11:43:22 AM PST · by ZeroToHero · 4 replies
    NN ^ | 11/10/18 | Jay Greenberg
    Nine members of a voter fraud ring have been arrested in a Texas border town for their role in an alleged election rigging scheme. The gang was arrested on Thursday for a 2017 voter fraud scheme involving the municipal election in Hidalgo County. According to a statement by the Office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, the arrests were part of an ongoing investigation into a coordinated effort by political workers.
  • Following investigation, Houston Chronicle retracts eight stories

    11/09/2018 11:51:51 AM PST · by DFG · 7 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 11/08/2018 | David Wood
    On July 31, the Houston Chronicle published a front-page story with a provocative headline. "'We've moved on': Political anger after Harvey has eased," it declared, adding: "Experts believe disaster response is unlikely to be a factor in November." It was a significant story by veteran reporter and Austin bureau chief Mike Ward. It asserted that Houston residents initially fed up with the uneven government response to Hurricane Harvey actually weren't going to blame politicians after all. The story began with West Houston resident Betsy Scheer, whose anger had faded. She was going to vote Republican. "My friends are mostly the...
  • The Democrats’ Beto Problem

    11/09/2018 1:44:29 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 40 replies
    NRO ^ | 7 Nov 2018 | Kyle Smith
    Tuesday showed that the enduring deep-blue coalition of the future Democrats are always talking about still lies in the future. The Democrats had a huge opportunity to unseat Ted Cruz last night. They blew it by thinking a gentry Hollywood-style liberal was the right candidate for Texas. The not-overly-beloved Senator Cruz defeated Representative Beto O’Rourke by 2.6 percentage points in a race an incumbent Republican should have expected to win easily, on the same night Republican governor Greg Abbott won reelection by 13 points. Yet the Democratic reaction to O’Rourke’s loss is not, as far as I can tell, “Maybe...
  • Nine Arrested in Alleged Voter Fraud Scheme in Texas Border Town

    11/09/2018 2:28:53 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 9, 2018 | Merrill Hope
    Nine individuals were arrested Thursday for their alleged roles in a 2017 voter fraud scheme involving the municipal election in a Texas border town. These arrests were part of an ongoing investigation into a coordinated effort by political workers to recruit people who would fraudulently claim residential addresses so they could vote in specific races and influence the results of the Edinburg city election held last year, according to information provided by the Office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. “Illegal voting, particularly an organized illegal voting scheme orchestrated by political operatives, is an affront to democracy and results in...
  • Texas House member wins re-election from a jail cell

    11/09/2018 8:34:06 AM PST · by plain talk · 12 replies
    KXAN ^ | Nov 6, 2008 | Jody Barr
    A re-election celebration is underway in Pod 2 of the Montgomery County Jail after inmate number 232573 claimed victory in Texas House District 27. That inmate is known as Rep. Ron Reynolds, D-Missouri City, to the people on the outside. Reynolds was unopposed in the race for District 27 and the latest vote totals show Reynolds garnered 47,305 votes in Tuesday's election. Reynolds was booked into the county jail on Sept. 7. He's serving a year-long sentence after a 2015 conviction on five misdemeanor counts of using a middleman to chase ambulances in order to solicit clients for Reynolds’ law...
  • Nine people arrested by Texas AG’s office for voter fraud

    11/09/2018 7:30:37 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 41 replies
    ABC7 ^ | 11-9-2018 | ABC7
    Nine people have now been arrested in connection to participating in an illegal voting scheme in Edinburg, Texas. The arrests follow an ongoing investigation where political workers recruited people who agreed to fraudulently claim residential addresses so they could vote in specific city of Edinburg municipal races.
  • Californians Leaving for Redder Pastures

    11/09/2018 4:47:19 AM PST · by qaz123 · 66 replies
    Daily Signal/Twitter ^ | 08Nov18 | Jarrett Stepman
    Californians are leaving for redder pastures—red states with more hospitable tax and regulatory regimes such as Texas, Arizona, and Nevada.
  • The Obama Bros Are Making a Beto Documentary

    11/08/2018 3:56:36 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 17 replies
    NTK Network ^ | 11.08.2018 @4:14pm | NTK Staff
    Crooked Media, which was founded by former staffers of President Barack Obama, is helping to produce a documentary about Beto O’Rourke, the failed Senate candidate from Texas. Jon Favreau, who co-founded Crooked Media, tweeted about the project on Thursday:
  • What Can the Pro-Life Movement do about Planned Parenthood’s $1 Rent in Austin, Texas?

    11/08/2018 5:32:44 PM PST · by Morgana · 15 replies
    Texas Right to Life ^ | November 7, 2018 | Jackson Milton
    Austin City Council has given the pro-abortion movement another gift paid for by taxpayer dollars. On Thursday, Austin City Council voted to renew an unethical arrangement with Planned Parenthood, in which the abortion business is only required to pay $1 a year to rent downtown property owned by Austin. The fair market value of the property is $111,000, indicating Austin is forfeiting large sums of money even though the city is bedeviled by financial problems. Fortunately, the Texas Legislature is planning to address this type of corruption and abuse of power through priority Pro-Life legislation. The dollar-a-year rental agreement between...
  • Fans Are Actually Blaming Beyoncé for Beto O'Rourke's Loss in Texas

    11/08/2018 3:52:31 PM PST · by Libloather · 21 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 11/07/18 | Camille Nzengung
    **SNIP** Many of her followers criticized the songstress for not speaking up earlier, instead waiting just hours before the polls closed in Texas. One person commented, “Should have spoke sooner. Too little too late. When this was posted there was only 2 hours left to vote.” While it's shocking to see the “Lemonade” singer’s fans criticize her at all, they do kind of have a point regarding her sway. With over 119 million followers on Instagram, she is highly influential. It’s entirely possible that her reach could have made a bigger difference during the midterms, especially considering the effect Taylor...
  • Texas Largest Reliably Red County Turns Purple

    11/08/2018 5:48:06 AM PST · by TexasGunLover · 116 replies
    WFAA ^ | November 7, 2018 | Monica Hernandez
    For almost 35 years, Tarrant County has been the most reliably red, urban county in Texas. Then, on Election Day, Democrat Beto O'Rourke beat Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in the county.
  • Trailing GOP U.S. Rep. Will Hurd by 689 votes, Ortiz Jones campaign says Texas race "is not over"

    11/07/2018 12:51:12 PM PST · by SMGFan · 7 replies
    Texas Tribune ^ | November 7, 2018
    Ortiz Jones has not called for a recount, but says she wants to see all provisional, absentee and military votes counted. The Texas congressional race between incumbent Republican Will Hurd and Democratic challenger Gina Ortiz Jones is still too close to call following a dramatic overnight in which Ortiz Jones pulled ahead, Hurd pulled back on top, and news outlets across the nation retracted their projections. On Wednesday morning in Congressional District 23, the state's only consistent battleground district, Hurd was leading Ortiz Jones by 689 votes, with all precincts counted. "This election is not over—every vote matters," said Noelle...
  • Navy SEAL Trounces Dem Opponent, Uses Victory Speech to Teach SNL Actor a Brutal Lesson

    11/07/2018 7:41:37 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 29 replies ^ | November 7, 2018 | Nick Arama
    Yes, the GOP lost the House, but it’s not as bad as predicted. There were some bright spots to point to on the night. One of them was with the Navy SEAL who ‘Saturday Night Live’ mocked, Dan Crenshaw, who ultimately got the last laugh. While Crenshaw, 34, was predicted to win, Democrats had been hoping they might have more of a chance in the district after Republican Ted Poe decided to vacate the seat. But SNL mocking Crenshaw and giving him a lot of press right before the election was likely helpful to him because it showed once again...
  • Are-Texas-suburbs-slipping-away-Republicans

    11/07/2018 8:08:46 PM PST · by Oscar in Batangas · 147 replies
    The Texas Tribune ^ | Nov. 7, 2018 | ALEXA URA, CHRIS ESSIG AND DARLA CAMERON
    ....Counties that haven’t voted for a Democrat in decades turned out for Beto O’Rourke in his unsuccessful bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, and he picked up enough support in ruby red Republican counties to force Cruz into single-digit wins. ... Tuesday night's results suggest that the Republican firewall in the suburbs could be cracking....