Say bye, bye to Robert “Beto” O’Rourke, as the one-time Texas Congressman has suspended his bid for the Democrat nomination for president in 2020.
O’Rourke made his announcement only hours before a big Democrat political dinner in Iowa where he was scheduled to speak on Friday evening.
Our campaign has always been about seeing clearly, speaking honestly, and acting decisively.
In that spirit: I am announcing that my service to the country will not be as a candidate or as the nominee. https://t.co/8jrBPGuX4t
— Beto O'Rourke (@BetoORourke) November 1, 2019
The lilly white Texan who parades around with a Hispanic name was never able to climb past the one percent spot in the polls of Democrat candidates despite entering the race with great fanfare and slobbering coverage by the left-wing media establishment.
“Beto” has lagged in the polls since day one, but he even had trouble fundraising starting not long after his heralded entrance into the hunt for the nomination which he launched after losing his bid for the Senate against U.S. Senator Ted Cruz.
“Though today we are suspending this campaign, let us each continue our commitment to the country in whatever capacity we can,” the loser wrote in an email to his supporters. “Though it is difficult to accept, it is clear to me now that this campaign does not have the means to move forward successfully.”
O’Rourke did not tell all his campaign staffers that he was considering an end to his longshot campaign. In fact, his Iowa state director was still planning a series of Iowa events when the news broke unbeknownst to him.
President Trump very quickly mocked Beto for his waste-of-time campaign:
Oh no, Beto just dropped out of race for President despite him saying he was “born for this.” I don’t think so!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 1, 2019
Trump was referencing the hoary proclamations on the March cover of Vanity Fair that did its best to pump Beto up by saying he was “born to be” in the hunt for president.
“Man, I’m just born to be in it.” Beto O’Rourke seemed to come from nowhere to the brink of a presidential candidacy—but he’s been on this journey for his whole life. O’Rourke spoke with Joe Hagan. Photographs by Annie Leibovitz. https://t.co/WhmQGZnbUg pic.twitter.com/a7DCoaZdtd
— VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) March 13, 2019
Apparently not so much, huh?
Far from being a shining star on the campaign trail, Beto became one of the lowest campaigners in the race with constant name calling, screeching, and wild, socialist and fascist promises like taking everyone’s guns away and global warming policies that would bankrupt the nation and put an end to modernity.
There was not much sympathy for the loser:
Roflmao! Just one favor please….MOVE OUT OF TEXAS! pic.twitter.com/pnNysNlCtY
— This Is Texas Freedom Force (@ThisIsTexasFF) November 1, 2019
Wait, so are you saying that mandatory gun confiscation is a losing message?
— Cameron Gray (@Cameron_Gray) November 1, 2019
Guess you’re not taking our AR-15s after all pic.twitter.com/cT0fLZuMQt
— Will Chamberlain (@willchamberlain) November 1, 2019
Don't come back pic.twitter.com/F0KYnITdnM
— Women For TRUMP2020 (@debdew2) November 1, 2019
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VOTER SUPPRESSION: VA Dem Governor Orders Everyone to Stay at Home Until One Day AFTER GOP Primary
The Gov. of Virginia has told everyone to stay home because of the coronavirus with an order that will lapse one day AFTER the GOP primary
The controversial Democrat Governor of Virginia has told everyone to stay home because of the coronavirus with an order that will conveniently lapse one day AFTER the Republican primary, and the state’s GOP is furious.
This is just the sort of anti-American, undemocratic garbage that Democrats pull, isn’t it?
And Democrats claim that it is the GOP that are always trying to suppress the vote and disenfranchise people, isn’t it? YEt her
The state GOP is none too happy about Gov. Ralph Northam’s political dirty tricks.
“The Republican Party of VA issued a statement asking @GovernorVA Ralph Northam to explain why he chose June 10th as expiration for stay-at-home order given June 9th Repub primaries. They say it is “convenient” but (barely) stop short of calling it voter suppression.”
INBOX: The Republican Party of VA issued a statement asking @GovernorVA Ralph Northam to explain why he chose June 10th as expiration for stay-at-home order given June 9th Repub primaries. They say it is "convenient" but (barely) stop short of calling it voter suppression. @myVPM pic.twitter.com/VoBrAoT9JC
— Roberto Roldan (@ByRobertoR) March 31, 2020
You’ll recall Gov. Ralph KKK Northam as the governor who was caught wearing a KKK hood in a college photo.
Northam took a wave of criticism early in 2019 after a photo showing him wearing a Klan hood in college went viral.
In February of last year, an avalanche of information that depicted Northam as a long-time racist came out, including that his college nickname was “Coonman.” But the photo that appeared on a page of the governor’s med school yearbook was the most damning. It depicts a student in blackface standing next to a student dressed in the white robe and pointy hood of the Ku Klux Klan.
On a Friday evening, Northam apologized for the photo and even confirmed that he was one of the two figures in the photo — though he refused to say if he was the student in blackface or the one in the KKK hood.
Still, many think he is the one in the Klan hood.
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GOP Congressman’s Bill Rescinds Kennedy Center’s $25 Million After it Fired its Employees Despite Bailout
a GOP congressman has introduced a bill to rescind the bailout cash Democrats gave the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Last week we reported that the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts laid off its employees only hours after the Democrats gave them a $25 million bailout. Now a GOP congressman has introduced a bill to rescind that bailout cash.
Rep. Ryan Steil (R-WI) says the $25 million Democrats gave to the center is “inappropriate funding” out of the coronavirus package.
“Families and workers are struggling to pay rent, pay their mortgage, and buy groceries,” Steil said in a statement reported by Kenosha News. “Americans need relief and assistance now which is why I supported the CARES Act. However, some in Washington felt it was important to spend $25 million of taxpayer dollars on the Kennedy Center when there are obviously bigger needs right now.”
“This is frivolous spending in the midst of a national emergency,” Steil added.
The Wisconsin rep. was outraged by the bailout in the first place. He told The Daily Caller that he was against the pork going to the Kennedy Center as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
“So, we were negotiating this bill,” the congressman said. “[House Speaker] Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) holds up getting relief to Americans to try to get this and other things in the bill. And so the day that the House passed this bill, I drove from Janesville, Wisconsin, to Washington, D.C., to be there.”
“I spoke on the bill, spoke about how I thought the funding for the Kennedy Center was inappropriate,” Steil addded. “And then before I left Washington, D.C., to drive back home, the day we passed the bill, I dropped this bill into the hopper and introduced it to start day one. The moment after we passed a bill to begin the work of improving it and getting out of the bill, inappropriate funding.”
He concluded saying, “A handful of days later, after this passes and you find out that the Kennedy Center is laying people off. That’s almost the icing on the cake.”
So far, 15 Republicans have signed on the co-sponsor the bill.
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Joe Biden Says Trump Should Establish A Task Force With Someone In Charge… But Trump Put One Together In January
2020 Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden says that President Donald Trump should establish a coronavirus task force with someone in charge when President Trump already put a task force together back in January.
From an interview on “CNN Newsroom” with host Brooke Baldwin on 3/31/2020.
President Trump announced a task force on January 29, 2020, and put Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the task force.
Joe Biden teases a three point coronavirus plan on CNN but he only remembers to mention two points.
We’re waiting Joe!
— Steve Guest (@SteveGuest) March 31, 2020
MSM: ‘Everything to do with the coronavirus would be better if Joe was in charge right now.’
Me: Only if you call being 2 months behind and having a crappy – or was the phrase du jour at the time ‘glitchy’ – website ‘better’.
— Sophiestications (@Sophiesticatio2) March 31, 2020
How in Heaven’s name is this man leading the democratic primaries? He has lost his everlasting mind!
— vickie (@sbcodezs) March 31, 2020
Some people are a little slow to get the message.
— Vance Goff (@VanceGoff7) March 31, 2020
The demoRats are going to get destroyed in the general elections!
😂 😂 😂
— Dani (@DanielEHernand7) March 31, 2020
Shhhh… don’t tell CNN that the more they put Biden on, the higher Trump’s approval rises
— SeldenGADawgs (@SeldenGADawgs) March 31, 2020
Joe is stumbling, bumbling, fumbling everything. It’s unreal.
— Jon Paul “JP” (@hogleg) March 31, 2020
He must have gotten that idea from a WH Coronavirus briefing that’s done each day 🤔
— Barb D (@goldfish1947) March 31, 2020
Jill should be arrested for elder abuse for forcing Joe to continue running for president. There is something clearly wrong and he needs help.
— Eric (@ejkoolkid13) March 31, 2020
It’s awful what’s being done to him.
Just consider: This is Joe at his best, probably not long after a nap which is when dementia sufferers are the most alert/cogent.
— Whistlin’ Dixie (@Shugababysmydog) April 1, 2020
Woman Who Ingested Fish Tank Cleaner Is Prolific Donor to Democratic Causes
The Arizona woman who accidentally poisoned her husband donated to ‘pro-science resistance’ PAC, among others.
Please read every word of Alana Goodman’s scoop at the Washington Free Beacon: “Woman Who Ingested Fish Tank Cleaner Is Prolific Donor to Democratic Causes.”
Woman Who Ingested Fish Tank Cleaner Is Prolific Donor to Democratic Causes https://t.co/emEbZwEAjB
— Mollie (@MZHemingway) March 30, 2020
The Arizona woman who said that she and her 68-year-old husband ingested a substance used to clean fish tanks after hearing President Donald Trump tout chloroquine as a cure for the coronavirus has given thousands of dollars to Democratic groups and candidates over the last two years.
The woman’s most recent donations, in late February, were to a Democratic PAC, the 314 Action Fund, that bills itself as the “pro-science resistance” and has vocally criticized the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and held up her case to slam the White House.
Although local and national media outlets withheld the couple’s names, the Washington Free Beacon established their identities through descriptions in local news reports, where the pair were identified by their first names and ages: Gary, 68, and Wanda, 61. The Free Beacon is withholding their identities at Wanda’s request. More
Woman in ICU: “Trump kept saying it was basically pretty much a cure.”
NBC: “What would be your message to the American public?”
Woman: “Oh my God. Don’t take anything. Don’t believe anything. Don’t believe anything that the President says & his people…call your doctor.” https://t.co/C8EiTQQ3r1 pic.twitter.com/UAOXBNsS4t
— Vaughn Hillyard (@VaughnHillyard) March 24, 2020
“We weren’t big supporters of [Trump], but we did see that they were using it in China and stuff,” Wanda told the Free Beacon. “And we just made a horrible, tragic mistake,” she said. “It was stupid, and it was horrible, and we should have never done it. But it’s done and now I’ve lost my husband. And my whole life was my husband. We didn’t think it would kill us,” she added. “We thought if anything it would help us ‘cus that’s what we’ve been hearing on the news.”
Twitter went to town:
She wanted to part ways with her husband and try to make Trump look bad, so literally killed 2 birds with one stone. *She cooked his favorite meal/last supper. *She should be investigated for murder ASAP.
— T-Covfefe (@MyPlace4U) March 31, 2020
You can’t be serious. Well, I am now definitely leaning towards the crazy theory that she killed her husband and wants to use the situation to blame Trump.
— Matilda (@FourthHailMary) March 30, 2020
Surprise, Surprise, Surprise, Woman Who Ingested Fish Tank Cleaner Is Prolific Donor to @TheDemocrats Causes
— Rob O Ben (@1RoboBen) March 30, 2020
Someone said they think she murdered her husband. Interesting thought and very well may end up being true. Just think, this liberal hates Trump so much she might have been willing to sacrifice her husband to make trump look bad. Could also be they’re dumb as a box of rocks
— Stars and Stripes Patriot (@Patriotbuff) March 30, 2020
This woman killed her husband w/poison and denies any responsibility for his death but is doing multiple press interviews blaming Trump totally for the death. Was there $ involved in any way? I have many more questions & nothing would surprise me.
— Ellen Madrid (@EllenMadrid4) March 31, 2020
De Blasio: If Churches And Synagogues Hold Services They Can Be Closed Permanently
Mayor Bill de Blasio threatens to permanently close places of worship that resist shutdown order.
“So, I want to say to all those who are preparing the potential of religious services this weekend – if you go to your synagogue, if you go to your church and attempt to hold services after having been told so often not to, our enforcement agents will have no choice but to shut down those services,” de Blasio told reporters. “I don’t say that with any joy. It’s the last thing I would like to do because I understand how important people’s faiths are to them, and we need our faiths in this time of crisis, but we do not need gatherings that will endanger people.”
De Blasio: churches and synagogues that hold worship services may be closed permanently pic.twitter.com/kdUsdbP2YO
— Matthew Schmitz (@matthewschmitz) March 29, 2020
“No faith tradition endorses anything that endangers the members of that faith,” de Blasio continued. “So, the NYPD, Fire Department, Buildings Department, and everyone has been instructed that if they see worship services going on, they will go to the officials of that congregation, they’ll inform them they need to stop the services and disperse.”
“If that does not happen, they will take additional action up to the point of fines and potentially closing the building permanently,” de Blasio concluded. “Again, that will begin this weekend. Again, I’m sorry I have to tell you this, but anyone who’s hearing this, take it seriously. You’ve been warned, you need to stop services, help people practice their faith in different ways, but not in groups, not in gatherings that could endanger people.”
I think he meant PERMANENTLY #DemocratsAreDestroyingAmerica #DemococratsAreEnemyWithin They are trying to create chaos division hate anarchy economic collapse of #America So they can create #BigBrother #BigGovernment with crushing #socialism in pretense of saving #USA
— SLMCGOWAN⭐️⭐️⭐️ (@slmcgowan) March 30, 2020
What country is this fool living in? 🇺🇸 Liberals never stop coming after our Constitution. They should never hold public office. EVER! 🇺🇸
— onesoldiersmom ⭐️⭐️⭐️ (@onesoldiersmom) March 30, 2020
So…mosques don’t qualify? @BilldeBlasio
— Deplorable Ginger #CredulousBoomerRube (@Reagan_Girl) March 29, 2020
— Jackie Warren 🦋🐞🌻🌷 (@warrenkylady) March 30, 2020
Trump Says Pelosi’s A Sick Puppy, “There’s Something Wrong With The Woman”
President Donald Trump has had just about enough of Nancy Pelosi’s incessant bickering.
“She’s a sick puppy, in my opinion, he said during an interview on Fox & Friends.
— TV News HQ (@TVNewsHQ) March 30, 2020
“There’s something wrong with the woman,” the president said. “All she did for the first long time was impeach, impeach, impeach. That’s all she did. She’s controlled by the radical left, by AOC plus 3, for her to make a statement like that, I think it’s a disgrace, to her country and her family.”
Over the weekend Nancy Pelosi accused the president of letting people die of the Chinese virus. “As the president fiddles, people are dying,” she told CNN host Jake Tapper.
Twitter jumps in:
He called it right!
— Lawan (@heartsnharleys) March 30, 2020
— David.in.Houston (@DavidinHouston1) March 30, 2020
Pelousy is a sick dog!
— Mark Brackenwagen (@brackmich) March 30, 2020
She is a disgrace. Queen of pork! Huzzah! pic.twitter.com/XlXgcX3qTi
— M (@M44878594) March 30, 2020
He is Right on everything but the puppy…she is a wild feral cat!!
— Suz4Justice⚖️🇺🇸⭐️⭐️⭐️🇺🇸 (@SueSuz4) March 30, 2020
— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) March 30, 2020
That was being nice 😏
— Carrie ❤️ America 🇺🇸 Text Trump to 88022 (@carrieksada) March 30, 2020
@SpeakerPelosi has a lot of problems because she knows she is going to be taken down for failure to follow the evil blackmailing by the LEFT…..such a disgrace to our country. Our President works so hard and we all appreciate everything he has done and is doing for this country.
— Oregon Coast (@wowisme4159) March 30, 2020
She’s a “lying dog-faced pony soldier”!
— Melissa Allison (@TexasMelissaA) March 30, 2020
She’s got TDS side effect extreme hatred for USA
— Charles Franks (@charlesfranks78) March 30, 2020
California Dumped its Ventilator Stockpiles Back in 2011
It has been reported that the California dismantled its mobile hospital system and dumped its ventilator stockpiles back in 2011 and never changed that policy.
California’s governor and mayors are constantly attacking Donald Trump for “failing” to properly respond to the coronavirus, but even as they wine, it has been reported that the state dismantled its mobile hospital system and dumped its ventilator stockpiles back in 2011 and never changed that policy.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, for instance, complained that his city will soon have the same high number of Chinese virus cases as New York City which now leads the country in cases. Garcetti claims that coronavirus will soon overwhelm his medical facilities.
“We will be where they are,” Garcetti said on Friday. “We will have doctors making excruciating decisions. We will be trying to figure out what we do with that surge, how to get ventilators, where to find beds.”
But while California’s politicos attack Trump for being unprepared for this crisis, years ago the state hurt itself by shutting down its own capacity to respond to pandemics and health scares.
In 2006, California had created a system of 200-bed mobile hospital units replete with ICU units and surgical suites, and including 50 million N95 respirators, and 2,400 portable ventilators.
Unfortunately, when Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democrats took over control of the state, they dumped the mobile hospital units.
According to Dr. Carlos Aristeguieta, then Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s emergency medical director explained that the units were not half measures.
“They were not like a MASH tent on TV….They were fully insulated, HVAC-equipped, semi-permanent tents. They had ventilators, a full complement of medications, and they would roll out in 18-wheelers with [a Highway Patrol] escort. They had sleeping quarters for the staff — really comprehensive,” Aristeguieta said.
But California liquidated the whole system. Out of the 50 million N95 respirator masks Schwarzenegger had amassed for emergency use, the state dumped over half of them. ll the system’s portable battery-powered ventilators were dumped. And all the mobile unites were eliminated.
Yet, it’s all Trump’s fault.
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Climate Alarmists Want ‘Surgeon General’ Warning on Gas Pumps
Oh, give me a break.
Coast Guard Issues Stern Warning to Cruise Ships Currently at Sea
Are these harbor-bound pleasure yachts really harbingers of the Wuhan Flu?
DOJ Says AG Barr was ‘Appalled’ at Laundry List of FISA Warrant Errors and Abuses
The magnitude of the mischief is simply overwhelming.
Rare, Powerful Idaho Earthquake Raises Alarms About ‘Big One’ as Yellowstone ‘Pulses’
If it's not one thing, it's another.
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The younger generations have consistently displayed an unnerving mix of ignorance and arrogance when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic,...
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