Skip to comments.Big Winners in the Kavanaugh Fight: The American Voters
Posted on 10/06/2018 5:34:17 AM PDT by EyesOfTX
Todays Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends)
Democrats Thursday morning: Believe the women!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Normal people: Ok, well, Susan Collins just spent an hour making a very compelling case for why Judge Kavanaugh should be confirmed, so
Democrats Thursday afternoon: NO, NOT HER!!!! YOU CANT BELIEVE HER!!!!!!!!!!!!!
What happens when the GOP surrender caucus doesnt surrender? You end up getting a Supreme Court justice confirmed.
Jeff Flake didnt have much to say all day as he did a good job of avoiding protesters, reporters and presumably elevators, but Senator Susan Collins of Maine had much to say, and what she had to say clinched the vote in favor of confirmation. It was a magnificent speech that laid out all the reasons why Judge Kavanaugh is supremely qualified for this role, and why his opponents had utterly failed to make any legitimate case against him.
Many who lack historic perspective called Collins speech a throwback to a time when the Senate was, as its traditionalists like to pretend, the greatest deliberative body on earth, but that is a lot of nonsense. The truth is that the U.S. Senate has alway been a vile and nasty place filled with vile and nasty people, though I will admit that the Democrats made sure it became far more vile and nasty than normal during the course of this confirmation process.
Sadly for the people of Alaska, Senator Lisa Murkowski made her own floor speech later in the day, looking small and petty in comparison to Collins as she ended up trying to justify her no vote on some ill-defined concern that Kavanaugh might rule against her states Native Americans. This is also nonsense Murkowskis political calculation here is all about her support for abortion on demand, and everyone knows it.
But even Murkowski had one redeeming moment, stating that, in the final confirmation vote today, she had agreed to vote present as a gesture of collegiality with Montanas Steve Daines, who will now be able to fly to his home state and walk his daughter down the aisle at her wedding.
So, the Surrender Caucus didnt surrender, and the Senate will end up doing the right thing at the end of a very sad and tawdry process for America. But the damage by the Democrats and to the Democrats has been done, and millions of American voters have had their eyes opened to that partys despicable true nature. The will pay for their destructive and vicious tactics at the polls this November.
Um can we, like, change our minds now that were gonna lose? Rumors were flying Friday evening that some of the Democrat Senators whose re-elections are in jeopardy were meeting to try to make a deal to change their noes on Fridays cloture vote to yess on todays confirmation vote. Supposedly, this includes North Dakotas Heidi Heitcamp, Indianas Joe Donnelly, Missouris Claire McCaskill, Montanas Jon Tester and Floridas Bill Nelson.
Should they do that, it would just demonstrate the typical Democrat utter contempt for the intelligence of voters. Democrats rely on their belief that the people inclined to vote for them are complete morons, and all to often, they end up being right. But in this instance, their party has already spent the last month demonizing this man as the second coming of Satan, pounding that message home across the nations TV screens seemingly 24 hours a day.
Thats a real hard thing to now just go back from. You cant just tell your support base that Brett Kavanaugh is a violent drunk gang rapist! on Friday and then wake up Saturday and say Ok, well, but hes fully qualified to sit on the Supreme Court!. Even the dimmest bulbs in the Democrat light fixture are going to have a hard time rewarding them for that sort of 180 degree turn.
Heitcamp and McCaskill are probably done in any event, so dont expect a shift from them. Donnelly, Tester and Nelson? Theyre probably craven and desperate enough to give it a try. Regardless, their votes dont matter at the end of the day, so whatevs, dudes.
Winners and losers Ill do a listing of the weeks winners and losers in the Campaign Update Week In Review later day, or possibly tomorrow if the voting runs into the evening, but there is one yuuuuuuuuge winner in all of this that everyone needs to acknowledge: the American voter. Because the American voter rose up in 2016 and decided to change the course of American history.
As voters went to the polls on November 8, 2016, our country was rapidly slouching towards becoming just another dying, European-style quasi-socialist, quas-democracy. Every institution of the federal government, from the FBI to the DOJ, the state department to the EPA, the IRS to the National Security Council and on and on, had been utterly corrupted by eight years of Barack Obama. Even the nations courts have been corrupted, as all the absurd rulings weve seen out of Obama-appointed judges over the last two years have demonstrated clearly. The elevation of Hillary Clinton to the presidency would have ensured the completion of that trajectory, and the corruption would have only accelerated and ultimately become irreversible.
But just as the GOP Surrender Caucus rose up and refused to surrender on Friday, millions of voters all the experts told us would surely either stay home or vote for Clinton rose up, went to the polls, and cast a vote for real, radical change. And boy, has Donald Trump given us that over the last two years.
Through just 20 months in office, President Donald Trump (I never tired of typing those three glorious words) has done away with about 90% of the wholly un-American Obama legacy, reasserted American influence and power across the globe, reduced ISIS to rubble and Islamic terrorism to more a nuisance than a security threat.
And later today, barring some last-minute seismic event, he will have achieved what Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and both George Bushes could not: a 5-4 constitutional originalist majority on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Perhaps even more importantly, President Trump has provided an example that appears to be finally sinking in among his GOP colleagues: That when you are viciously attacked by the depraved Democrats, the proper response is not to give them the olive branch, i.e., surrender they seek, but to fight back with everything youve got.
Make no mistake about it: Donald Trump is the only GOP President in modern times who would have stuck with Judge Kavanaugh through this terrible, despicable assault on his character. Even Reagan pulled the plug on Bob Bork when he was under similar duress. The Bushes? Please.
You, the American voters, gave us this indispensable man. You, the American voters, created the victory that should take place this afternoon.
So pat yourselves on the back, voters, because you deserve it. You made this.
That is all.
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No matter. It is going to be very hard for Kavanaugh to forget this and the people who did this to him. That’s just human nature. Pray for him and his family.
I am not so sure about that. There are a helluva lot of people in this country who remain stuck on stupid. We shall see what we shall see.
Utter nonsense. Feckless MooCow needs to feel the full wrath of the deplorables until she is driven from office in the utter disgrace that she is.
The media wants to promote hate and anger towards men. If someone is miserable, that person cannot blame every man for their own lack of finding joy in life.
I disagree with you there. It was a brilliant speech and delivered in a manner that implied, unlike so many Senators who read, mindlessly, what their staff wrote for them, that she was familiar with and believed in the contents.
It was a thoughtful and genteel bitch-slapping of her collegues across the aisle, the Kow and the Left in general. All to the back beat of the screaming and deranged left, mindlessly chanting what they had been programmed to chant.
It was the inflection point, where the Left in Political America finally lost its tenuous grip on reality and fell into the dust bin of history.
Try to control your own hatred.
Depends upon what you believe is moderate. In the spectrum between neo-Bolsheviks on the left and the "conservative" branch of state authoritarianism on the right [e.g. Renquist, Scalia and Burger] one hopes that in between there is a group that recognizes the Constitution, Rule of Law and civil liberties as enshrined in the Constitution. - and it is their fear of OUR state power boot-licking extremists that allows then to keep putting their socialist power boot-licking extremists on the Supreme Court]
WINNING!! I’ll never get tired of it!
The big winner is the NATION and its future.......
If the Marxist liars had won, we would have had no future. Politicizing the courts is how we got where we are today.
And only constitutional courts can stop the onslaught of 2+ generations of dumbed-down, brainwashed idiots mass-produced by our government Marxist educational system that is pumping them out as an 80+ % majority of all HS graduates........
And conservatives rarely acknowledge the origin of the brainwashing, AND NO ONE HAS A SOLUTION FOR STOPPING THE Marxist government brainwashing done in the gov. school systems!
We are fooling ourselves if we thing we can make the nation conservative without addressing the SOURCE....
The next thing will be Ford will receive awards like Kaperneck. She will be honored throughout the land.
Repeal the 17th Amendment, give the vote back to the State Legislatures.
I love your updates! Keep them up. With that said I have to make one small correction in your update. Reagan did not pull the plug on Judge Bork. He stayed by him to the bitter end, lobbying all he could for him. He (Bork) faced a hostile Dem majority in the Senate and went down to defeat there in largely a party line vote. He was the greatest Jurist who was doomed to never sit on the court. It would have been a dream team to have him and Scalia on the same court!
Again, keep those updates coming. We are definitely not tired of winning yet!
Like I said, Bucko, try to contain your hatred.
We could have easily lost here, but we didnt, so just because she didnt rise to your esteemed level of expectations, it was a win, so at least for one day, try not to piss in everyone elses corn flakes.
We didnt get into the mess we were in overnight. The pukes on the left used incrementalism to get there, while cultivating the needs on our side to get everything turned around overnight. Think about it and stop being played by the left.
IMHO thats the only thing that matters right now.
But for the future, we need to take down antifa. The way you do that is to take down its propaganda wing.
The Collins vote is more of a victory than the Colins speech. So be it. But comes January, after the smoke of the election has cleared, the Justice Department has work to do. Start with the Occams Razor analysis of what we know, and assay to prove that Ford and her co-conspirators lied about the fear of flying thing as part of a cynical plan to lie about whatever they needed to.
Much as wed like to see her doing a perp walk, the important thing is that everyone around her does. She is not the ringleader.
- Investigate Ford. Who laundered her social media?
- Investigate anyone else who participated in the character assassination.
- Most of all, investigate the links among them and their funding sources.
“She is not the ringleader.”
Nope,she was their weapon,and it misfired.
Cant argue a bit. Time to take out the trash. If we dont we are going to have to deal with them on the firing line.
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