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  • Senate Dem hopeful Kyrsten Sinema said 'I don't care' if people go to fight for Taliban against US

    10/12/2018 1:31:29 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 12, 2018 | Lukas Mikelionis
    U.S. Democratic Senate hopeful Kyrsten Sinema said “I don’t care” if people go and fight for the Taliban in Afghanistan in a newly resurfaced radio interview and co-hosted a radio show with a conspiracy theorist who claimed the September 11, 2001 terror attacks were perpetrated by the government, Fox News can reveal. Sinema appeared on a radio show in February 2003 hosted by Ernest Hancock, a libertarian activist who presented “The Valley of the Sun” program on a local Arizona radio station. During the interview, Sinema told the host that she didn't object to individuals going abroad and fighting for...
  • Sen. Hirono Condemns McConnell Calling Leftist Protestors a 'Mob', Says It 'Dangerously Under...

    10/11/2018 1:44:21 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 113 replies ^ | October 11, 2018 | Lauretta Brown
    Full title: Sen. Hirono Condemns McConnell Calling Leftist Protestors a 'Mob', Says It 'Dangerously Underestimates' Them Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Thursday for using the word “mob” in reference to left-wing protestors that have been targeting GOP lawmakers over the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. “It is the richest of ironies that the majority leader has taken to calling those opposed to the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh a mob when several nights a month the president whips his supporters into a frenzy to attack his target of choice,” she said in a...
  • Look at these comments to Senator Collins speech on You Tube!

    10/06/2018 6:21:11 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 31 replies
    You Tube of complete Sen. Collins Speech ^ | 5 October 2018 | Susan Collins
    Overwhelmingly positive in a venue dominated by lefties. DiFi and cohorts may have screwed the pooch this time!
  • Grassley asks Ford's legal team for records of contacts with Feinstein and Hirono [tr]

    10/05/2018 2:08:43 AM PDT · by kevcol · 62 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 5, 2018 | Daniel Chaitin
    Full Title: Grassley asks Ford's legal team for records of contacts with Feinstein and Hirono 'in light of recently uncovered information' "In addition to the evidence I requested in my October 2 letter," Grassley continued in his letter, "in light of recently uncovered information, please turn over records and descriptions of direct or indirect communications between Dr. Ford or her representatives and any of the following: (1) U.S. Senators or their staffs, particularly the offices of Senators Feinstein and Hirono, other than your communications with me and my staff in preparation for the September 27 hearing; (2) the alleged witnesses...
  • Blumenthal Hits Back at Trump for 'Nonsense' Personal Attacks About His Military Service

    10/03/2018 3:29:16 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 84 replies ^ | Obtober 3, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien
    Tweets at link. On Monday, President Trump defended Brett Kavanaugh in part by tearing apart the Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee. He had particularly choice words for Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), who claimed that placing Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court would forever be a "stain" on the institution. He has also stated that Trump's prior reluctance to call an FBI probe into the allegations against the nominee was "tantamount to a cover-up." So, Trump took that as an opportunity to zing Blumenthal this week for fabricating his military service back in 2010. In a campaign speech Monday, Trump gave...
  • Lou Barletta ad ~ It's time to wake up Bob Casey, Jr.

    10/02/2018 1:57:48 PM PDT · by Antoninus · 17 replies
    Lou Barletta Facebook page ^ | 9/21/18 | Lou Barletta
    Lou Barletta Releases New TV AD! #Lou4SenateHere's one of Lou Barletta's TV ads. Apparently, the GOPe has decided not to support Rep. Barletta in his challenge to Bob Casey, Jr. for the Pennsylvania US Senate seat. But this guy shouldn't go down without a fight as he is a Trump-style Republican who made his career opposing open borders. Go share this ad on social media, like Lou's Facebook page if you're on that platform, and support the campaign however you can. Without grassroots support, Bob Casey, Jr. -- who IS beatable -- will cruise to an easy victory.
  • Remnant Institutions – British House of Lords and US Senate Part II

    09/24/2018 1:26:29 AM PDT · by Jacquerie · 1 replies
    ArticleVBlog ^ | September 24th, 2018 | Rodney Dodsworth
    Our Framers corrected several shortcomings in the English approach to lawmaking. In England, the same people who write statutes also amend the English constitution. We can thank the Framers for their foresight in Article V. Unfortunately, in the name of a living and breathing Constitution, our government increasingly takes the easier British path to amendments, through the government itself. Whether through a formal amending procedure or not, the corruption of both constitutions picked up steam after simultaneous Progressive victories in the early 20th century. Below, we’ll find that Progressive democracy won in 1911 and 1913 in the House of Lords...
  • Weekly Update: Kavanaugh Deserves A Vote. Now.

    09/22/2018 9:26:43 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 6 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 21, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Will We Have Rule by Law or Rule by Mob? Once Again The Deep State Digs In Its Heels The Secret Service Doesn’t Want You To Know What Presidential Travel Costs Bill and Hillary Are Still Using Influence to Spread the Cash An Immigration Cash Cow for the Establishment Will We Have Rule by Law or Rule by Mob? Americans should brook no further delay of a full Senate vote on Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. Let’s be clear: Leftists are trying to blow up the Senate confirmation process in their attack on Judge Kavanaugh. Their latest...
  • Cruz and Beto debate live thread

    09/21/2018 4:14:17 PM PDT · by bgill · 199 replies
    nbc/youtube ^ | Sept. 21, 2018 | vanity
    Didn't see a thread so here tis.
  • Dozens of Kavanaugh protesters arrested after occupying Republican lawmakers' offices

    09/20/2018 5:04:45 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 20, 2018 | Jennifer Earl
    Protesters have ramped up efforts to stop Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's nomination in recent weeks after Christine Blasey Ford accused the judge of sexually assaulting her three decades ago — an allegation Kavanaugh has vehemently denied. Dozens of demonstrators were arrested on Capitol Hill Thursday after taking over the offices of Republican Sens. Chuck Grassley, Sen. Bob Corker, Susan Collins, Jeff Flake, among others, to once again call on lawmakers to reject Kavanaugh's nomination to the nation's highest court. A crowd of protesters crammed into Grassley's office for most of the day — even ordering in lunch. The majority...
  • Feinstein announces Kavanaugh opposition: 'Justices should not be an extension of Republican Party'

    09/16/2018 7:08:46 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 100 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 16, 2018 | Tom Howell Jr.
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California announced plans Sunday to formally oppose Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, saying justices “should not be an extension of the Republican Party.” Ms. Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she was troubled by how the nominee had been vetted, citing a lack of documents on Judge Kavanaugh’s career with the Bush administration. But, she wrote in the L.A. Times, her decision was determined by the “very real-world implications” of placing him on the court. “We already knew that Judge Kavanaugh held highly ideological views on the 2nd Amendment,...
  • Dianne Feinstein is a Judas goat

    09/14/2018 9:12:47 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 14, 2018 | Patricia McCarthy
    A Judas goat is a trained goat used in general animal herding. In stockyards, a Judas goat will lead sheep to slaughter, while its own life is spared. Dianne Feinstein is a Judas goat. She, like Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, and Richard Blumenthal, to name just a few, are leading the Democratic Party over a cliff to its certain end among all civilized people. While there is a percentage of the left that strongly approves, in fact encourages the kind of despicable behavior we saw at the Kavanaugh hearings, people who are invigorated by groups like Occupy Wall Street, Black...
  • Judicial Watch Files Senate Ethics Complaint Against Sen. Cory Booker for Purposely Violating...

    09/12/2018 11:21:39 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 60 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 12, 2018
    Full Title: Judicial Watch Files Senate Ethics Complaint Against Sen. Cory Booker for Purposely Violating Rules in Releasing Confidential Documents (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it hand-delivered a letter to the chairman and co-chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics calling for an investigation into Sen Cory Booker (D-NJ) admitted violation Senate rules by releasing confidential records through his social media accounts. Senator Booker faces expulsion from the Senate for his violation of the rules. Sen. Booker admitted to violating Senate rules when he issued a tweet on Friday, September 7 saying: Weds—I broke committee...
  • Politico: McConnell 'Screws' Dems By Keeping Them at Work

    09/12/2018 9:56:02 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 42 replies ^ | September 12, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien
    Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is "screwing" over his Democratic colleagues by keeping them in session this October and therefore keeping them off the campaign trail, according to Politico's Burgess Everett. "Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is planning to keep the chamber in session for a significant portion of October if not four entire weeks, costing Democrats key campaign trail days and allowing the Senate to continue its work into the fall, according to five Republican officials," Everett writes . Yet, Republicans say two weeks is plenty of time for their Democratic colleagues to make their case to voters. Burgess Everett...
  • More Than 200 'Resistance' Protesters Arrested During Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings

    09/09/2018 5:04:38 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 58 replies ^ | September 9, 2018 | Timothy Meads
    God bless the stupidity of the far left. In an effort to prove to America that the Democratic Party is actually the one that knows how to best govern, party leaders and protesters alike turned last week's Supreme Court confirmation hearings into a clown show resulting in fake news , theatrics , and more than 200 'resistance' left-wing protesters being arrested by Capitol police. According to NPR , "At least 227 demonstrators were arrested between the start of the nomination hearings on Tuesday and the end of testimony on Friday, according to the U.S. Capitol Police. Most of those...
  • Pelosi: ‘If Judge Kavanaugh is Confirmed…Communities of Colors…Are All on the Chopping Clock’

    09/07/2018 11:26:37 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 100 replies
    CNSNews ^ | September 7, 2018 | CNSNews staff
    2 min video at link. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Screen Capture) ( - At her Thursday press briefing, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi presented a list of issues and groups of people she believes will be “on the chopping block” if the Senate confirms Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. “If Judge Kavanaugh is confirmed, Roe v. Wade, affordable health care, voting rights, common-sense gun violence prevention, freedoms of LGBTQ Americans, communities of colors and immigrants are all on the chopping block, just to name a few,” Pelosi said. “And if he doesn't believe in stare decisis as...
  • Kavanaugh avoids Dem traps as chaotic hearing winds down, confirmation vote looms

    09/07/2018 8:46:46 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 7, 2018 | Alex Pappas
    Democrats have spent the week trying to catch Judge Brett Kavanaugh in a lie and employ old emails to cast him as a radical conservative. But as Kavanaugh’s chaotic confirmation hearing winds down Friday, Republicans say they believe Democrats failed to land the kind of fatal blow that could derail the nomination. The office of Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman of the Judiciary Committee, said in a statement that Democrats struggled “to make a legitimate case” against Kavanaugh after two days of questioning. “At the end of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s second day of questioning, Senate Democrats still haven’t...
  • Dems shut down Senate over Kavanaugh hearings

    09/05/2018 11:22:10 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 61 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 5, 2018 | Stephen Dinan
    Senate Democrats closed down the chamber floor Wednesday to protest the confirmation hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The hearings were able to continue, but only after the GOP agreed to quit floor business for the rest of the day. Under Senate rules, committees need consent from both sides of the aisle to meet into the afternoon when the floor is also in session. Consent is almost always granted...
  • Father of Parkland victim approaches Kavanaugh during break from hearings

    09/04/2018 1:17:35 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 78 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 4, 2018 | Gabriella Munoz
    The father of one of the victims in the February school shooting in Parkland, Florida, approached Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday during a break from his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill. Fred Guttenberg tweeted that he went to shake Judge Kavanaugh’s hand and explain how his daughter was killed in the February massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, but said the judge pulled away because “he did not want to deal with the reality of gun violence.”
  • 22 protesters arrested during Kavanaugh hearing

    09/04/2018 11:13:02 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 4, 2018 | Michael Burke
    Two short videos at link. Twenty-two people were arrested Tuesday morning after they protested Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing, U.S. Capitol Police said. Protesters could be heard urging senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee to vote against Kavanaugh's confirmation and to adjourn Tuesday’s hearing. “Senators, we demand you vote no,” one protester yelled. Another urged senators to "be a hero and cancel this year." "This should be an impeachment proceeding and not a confirmation hearing," another said. The women’s rights group UltraViolet confirmed that its executive director and co-founder, Shaunna Thomas, was among those arrested on Tuesday. The...