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Democrat Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Calls Trump’s Budget Racist

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Democrat Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Calls Trump’s Budget Racist

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee calls President Donald Trump’s budget plan racist: “This document is trying to uproot the long belief that poor people, particularly African Americans, and now immigrants and others, are lazy. This budget clearly emphasizes that unfortunately racially charged direction…”

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JACKSON LEE: “But I would offer to say that this symbol and language is clearly both misdirected and incorrect. This is not about America’s future. This is not about an investment in America’s future. this is a destructive document for ending America’s future, particularly as it relates to the question of investing in all of the people of this country. I am stunned, literally stunned, at the various cuts including the trillion dollars that is being cut out of Medicare and Medicaid, including close to $4 billion that’s coming out of lifesaving medical research in light of coronavirus, there is a briefing coming up a minute or so. The reduction and education in districts like mine, $6.2 billion are focused on charter schools, private rather than public schools. I am stunned. I am stunned at the lack of sensitivity of what this country needs. I am stunned that you would cut FEMA federal assistance coming from a district that experienced Hurricane Harvey, 51 trillion gallons of gas, primarily state and local grants critical for terrorism and disaster preparedness by $746 million. I am stunned. And then finally, I am further stunned, and I will ask a question, that all that it seems to be geared toward is to ensure that the most vulnerable people in this country get the short end of the stick.

Let me share some information with you very quickly, from the Center for the Study of Social Policy, the racist roots of work. Work requirements do no support work, they harm families. The most basic part of it in the years since temporary assistance for needy families, welfare, mandated work for families receiving cash assistance, hundreds of thousands of families have been left with less than $2 a day of cash in America. When Arkansas and other states have begun to implement work requirements in Medicaid, thousands of people have lost their health insurance. This spring, over 700,000 people will likely lose food assistance as states begin to implement the Trump Administration expanding SNAP time limit. What they are gearing it towards is that enslavery, they begin to characterize the descendants of enslaved Africans as lazy. That’s all the stereotypes. There were laws put in place that if you were picking cotton, you could not get assistance. So this document is trying to uproot the long belief that poor people, particularly African-Americans, and now immigrants and others, are lazy. This budget clearly emphasized that unfortunately racially charged direction in cutting Medicaid, in cutting nutrition programs, in cutting housing. So my question is this —“

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VOUGHT: “Congresswoman, that is ridiculous.”

JACKSON:” Excuse me, I have the time and i am reclaiming it. [cross-talk] I have the time.”

UNKNOWN: “Mr. Vought —“

JACKSON LEE: “Mr. Vought is out of order and my clock needs to stop. You don’t have the time.”

UNKNOWN: “You will be given a chance to respond.”

JACKSON LEE: “How can you justify the inclusion of work environments which are not supported by any of the evidence that they increase employment and the repeal of the Medicaid expansion. In addition, how do you justify a budget like this that’s full with the — how should I say it? It’s full of the highway of damaged human beings and you continue to do so with this destructive domestic cuts budget. You also had an agreement where you would agree to fund defense spending and domestic spending the same and you reneged on the agreement. What is your answer to that? Now I yield to you.”

VOUGHT: “Congresswoman, President Clinton signed into law historic legislation to reform welfare that had a work requirement in the TANF program that led to historic drops in case loads. Why? Because people were getting off of welfare and getting onto the ladder of economic opportunity. The only thing that we do —“

JACKSON LEE: “I voted against that bill.”

VOUGHT: “The only thing we do in this budget is expand to food stamps and Medicaid and housing because we think it is a principle that’ll lead to more opportunity rather than less.”

JACKSON LEE: “Mr. Chairman, I would like to put in the record, ‘The Washington Examiner,’ ‘Seven years of change you can see and feel’ by myself, dealing with the collapse of the economy under this administration, dealing with what President Obama did. I don’t think that’s an answer because it did not work under the past administration, it is not going to work now. Poverty is on the increase. You have people paying more money under the Trump tax cut for those making $50,000 to $100,000. They’re going to pay more taxes, upwards of a billion dollars, and those in the top 1% are going to pay less taxes. That’s what I’m saying about a destructive pathway, and I don’t know how in good conscience that you could put this budget forward for us to even receive. You are doing nothing to reduce the deficit except on the backs of children, poor mothers, elderly and the disabled. It is shameful. Those who seek an opportunity, they can then provide for the greatness of this country. I am stunned. I yield back, Mr. Chairman.”

 

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Warren Pushes Open Borders Agenda, While Vowing To Stop ICE Deportation Raids

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2020 Democrat presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren pushed parts of the Democrats’ open borders agenda, saying she will stop all ICE immigration law enforcement deportation raids during a CNN town hall yesterday.

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That is why we don’t want Elizabeth Warren. The American people should always come first.

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Michael Bloomberg To Release Women Who Complained About Him From Non-Disclosure Agreements

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Michael Bloomberg announced he would release women from three non-disclosure agreements if they wanted to speak publicly about sexual harassment while working at his media company.

“I’ve had the company go back over its record and they’ve identified 3 NDAs that we signed over the past 30-plus years with women to address complaints about comments they said I had made,” Bloomberg announced on his website today.

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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will release any of the women who previously agreed to non-disclosure agreements because of complaining about him.

Bloomberg, who is running for the Democratic nomination, acknowledged that his company Bloomberg LP agreed to three NDAs specifically regarding his conduct, and that any of them will be released from those binding contracts if they request, according to a statement he released Friday.

He said in a statement, “I’ve decided that for as long as I’m running the company, we won’t offer confidentiality agreements to resolve claims of sexual harassment or misconduct going forward.”

The announcement comes after the former mayor faced significant backlash over a litany of NDA’s agreed upon with female employees.

But only three of the least damaging NDA’s out of god only knows how many. Does he expect to be praised for taking his boot off their throats now? “I’ll let you speak now,” says the guy who pays to silence women.
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Billionaire Michael Bloomberg Nails ‘Socialist’ Bernie Sanders: You’re ‘A Millionaire With 3 Houses’

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Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg took aim at the hypocrisy of socialist Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders during NBC’s presidential debate by pointing out how Sanders is a millionaire who owns three homes.

“What a wonderful country we have,” Michael Bloomberg said. “The best known socialist happens to be a millionaire with three houses. What’d I miss here?”

“You’ll miss that I work in Washington,” Bernie Sanders responded.

“That’s the first problem,” Michael Bloomberg shot back.

Twitter joined in:
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Stacey Abrams Says She’d “Jerry-Rig The System And Go Around The Constitution” To End “Racist” Electoral College

Geez, why am I not surprised that someone who won’t accept their election loss would decide they want to do something completely un-Constitutional? 

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Stacey Abrams Says She’d “Jerry-Rig The System And Go Around The Constitution” To End "Racist" Electoral College

Promoted as a possible Vice President, Stacey Abrams joined on The View to explain why the electoral college is racist and classist.

Sunny Hostin asked: “One more question. You’ve called the Electoral College a racist and classist system. Can you just break it down in the way, you know how to?”

Stacey Abrams went on a nonsensical rant calling the Electoral College a racist system that we needed to go.

Joy Behar jumped in and said no chance the GOP will go along with that when Abrams stunned the audience and said we should abolish the electoral college and “jerry-rig the system and go around the Constitution” by getting enough states to back a popular vote bill.

She added she “didn’t have time,” to follow proper procedure and use a Constitutional amendment as enshrined in law.

On ICE and the census Abrams said:

“If you want to make sure that the person knocking on your door isn’t I.C.E., answer the census online.”

“People who are afraid that if you answer the census they’ll be able to find you because you have a warrant, you owe somebody money, whatever, if you have a light bill or a cell phone, they know how to find you.”

“So answer the census so you can get your money and your political power because that’s how we decide congressional leaders, how we decide school board members, how we decide every level of political power.”

“Answer the census in 2020, get your money and be counted.”

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Leftist Mob Attacks Conservative ‘Gun Girl’ At Ohio University

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Leftist Mob Attacks Conservative ‘Gun Girl’ At Ohio University

Second Amendment activist ‘gun girl’ Kaitlin Bennett was attacked by an angry intolerant mob of leftists at Ohio University. The videos of the attack are below.

“This is what happens when a Trump supporter goes to a college campus,” Bennett wrote on social media. “Leftists at @ohiou (Ohio University) started a riot when @Joelpatrick1776 and I showed up, and the @oupolice (Ohio University Police) let it happen.”

Does she deserve this violence? Apparently, promoting violence and bullying is acceptable but only if you’re a leftist.
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Three Democrats Responsible for Impeachment Hit with Serious Ethics Complaints

Three Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee that helped impeach President Trump have been hit with serious ethics complaints.

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Three Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee that helped impeach President Trump have been hit with serious ethics complaints this week, according to a report.

The complaints centered around campaign finance violations.

Per Fox News:

Nonprofit watchdog group Americans for Public Trust filed complaints with the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) against Reps. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., and Lucy McBath, D-Ga., calling for investigations of possible violations of House rules and federal law. The organization, founded by former National Republican Congressional Committee research director Caitlin Sutherland, also filed complaints against Dean and McBath with the Federal Election Commission (FEC).

“All three of these members have engaged in disturbing activities that appear to us to be violations of federal law and House rules. This is especially alarming given all three sit on the prestigious House Judiciary Committee, which has direct oversight responsibilities over the U.S. Department of Justice and, by extension, the nation’s law enforcement,” said Adam Laxalt, former Nevada attorney general and outside counsel to Americans for Public Trust. “We’re calling on the Federal Election Commission and the Office of Congressional Ethics to immediately investigate these suspicious activities.”

Naturally, the Democrats are desperate to ignore the charges and refused to comment on Monday.

The charges against Madeleine Dean maintain that she illegally used funds raised for her failed quest for Lt. Governor for her campaign for congress. Not only would this be a violation of Federal Election Commission rules, but also House of Representatives rules.

As for Jayapal, the complaints say she illegally solicited donations that were linked to a specific vote or action taken by a member of the House and solicited money connected with the performance of her official duties.

Then there are the charges against McBath that claim that she remained employed by the extremist anti-gun group, Everytown for Gun Safety, after she was elected, and that she went on TV as a congressperson advocating for EGS’s policies.

The group also charges that EGS gave McBath campaign funds, too:

“However, Everytown began spending in the election for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District while Representative McBath was still serving as the group’s national spokesperson,” the OCE complaint says. “It is not publicly known what level of involvement Representative McBath had in Everytown’s expenditures against her eventual general election opponent while she was still employed by Everytown.”

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Liberal Woman Attends Trump Rally, Realizes Trump Supporters are NOT ‘Racists’

A progressive woman who attended a Trump rally was shocked to find that she had been misled by claims all Trump fans are racists.

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A self-professed progressive woman who attended a Trump political rally was shocked to find that she had been misled by leftists who claim all Trump fans are racists.

After attending a Trump rally in New Hampshire, writer and liberal activist Karlyn Borysenko wrote an article about her experience where she had to profess shock that Trump fans are nice folks who just have different political ideas instead of wild-eyed racists who hate every non-white male on the planet.

In her Medium.com article, Borysenko noted that she was goaded to attend the rally because of her experiences with the online knitting hobby community which recently exploded with hate-filled liberals deleting and ex-communicating knitting hobbyists who happen to be Trump voters.

Yes, you read that right. The knitting community — yes, the thing where you make baby booties and scarves out of yarn, THAT knitting — recently became a hotbed of hate when leftist knitters went on a crusade to force all non-liberals out of the hobby’s biggest online knitting websites.

It was a huge controversy last year and the hate spewing from people she would normally side with set Borysenko aback a bit. She said she found herself unable to see the connection between politics and knitting which would prompt purges of Trump supporters.

The hate liberals spewed on the knitting sites shocked her for how unhealthy and mentally they were. Indeed, the unnecessary venom and vitriol against people who did not really know each other caused her to rethink her own animosity towards Trump voters.

The woman admitted that she started out as “one of those”:

You see, I was one of those Democrats who considered anyone who voted for Trump a racist. I thought they were horrible (yes, even deplorable) and worked very hard to eliminate their voices from my spaces by unfriending or blocking people who spoke about their support of him, however minor their comments. I watched a lot of MSNBC, was convinced that everything he had done was horrible, that he hated anyone who wasn’t a straight white man, and that he had no redeeming qualities.

But the hate she saw made her rethink her own feelings:

But when I witnessed the amount of hate coming from the left in this small, niche knitting community, I started to question everything. I started making a proactive effort to break my echo chamber by listening to voices I thought I would disagree with. I wanted to understand their perspective, believing it would confirm that they were filled with hate for anyone who wasn’t like them.

So, she began actually talking to people on the opposite side of the political divide and found things were not what she thought they were:

That turned out not to be the case. The more voices outside the left that I listened to, the more I realized that these were not bad people. They were not racists, Nazis, or white supremacists. We had differences of opinions on social and economic issues, but a difference of opinion does not make your opponent inherently evil. And they could justify their opinions using arguments, rather than the shouting and ranting I saw coming from my side of the aisle.

Imagine that.

And once she got to the Trump rally, she was absolutely bowled over with the optimism she found:

Once we got inside, the atmosphere was jubilant. It was more like attending a rock concert than a political rally. People were genuinely enjoying themselves. Some were even dancing to music being played over the loudspeakers. It was so different than any other political event I had ever attended. Even the energy around Barack Obama in 2008 didn’t feel like this.

On the other hand, she has been to rallies for the Democrat candidates, too, and their atmosphere pales in comparison:

I had attended an event with all the Democratic contenders just two days prior in exactly the same arena, and the contrast was stark. First, Trump completely filled the arena all the way up to the top. Even with every major Democratic candidate in attendance the other night, and the campaigns giving away free tickets, the Democrats did not do that. With Trump, every single person was unified around a singular goal. With the Democrats, the audience booed over candidates they didn’t like and got into literal shouting matches with each other. With Trump, there was a genuinely optimistic view of the future. With the Democrats, it was doom and gloom. With Trump, there was a genuine feeling of pride of being an American. With the Democrats, they emphasized that the country was a racist place from top to bottom.

Sounds about right, doesn’t it?

It all led the writer to conclude that the Democrats are doomed:

I think the Democrats have an ass-kicking coming to them in November, and I think most of them will be utterly shocked when it happens, because they’re existing in an echo chamber that is not reflective of the broader reality. I hope it’s a wake-up call that causes them to take a long look in the mirror and really ask themselves how they got here. Maybe then they’ll start listening. I tend to doubt it, but I can hope.

Actually, let’s hope Democrats don’t realize all this until November 9th.

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