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Josh Earnest: Record Gun Sales Are a "Tragic Irony"

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When asked what he thought about the gun sales surges that are happening across the country, White House spokesman Josh Earnest opined that that was a “tragic irony.” He thinks it’s tragic, because of the recent mass shootings that we’ve witnessed. He doesn’t get why people would want to rush to buy guns immediately following such terrible incidents. CNS News reported:

“How are legal gun sales, complete with background checks, tragic?” a reporter asked Earnest later:

“I guess the part that I’m observing is that it’s tragic that in the aftermath, in the immediate aftermath of a series of high-profile mass shootings, that people feel like they have to go out and purchase a gun. Because it’s our view, and again I think this is backed up by some common sense, our nation is awash in guns.

“There are statistics about the large quantity of guns that are rather readily available on street corners and in gun stores all across America. That ready access to guns and that proliferation of violent weapons of war has not led to fewer gun deaths. In fact, we’re seeing that those — that that doesn’t seem to be the — the affects that we’re witnessing here.

“And so it’s tragic that even in the situation where we have lots of guns on the streets that lead to lots of innocent Americans being killed, that the response to that is that a whole lot more guns end up on the streets. That’s tragic and ironic.”

People buying lots of guns and ammo is actually a common sense reaction to mass shootings. People understand that mass shootings are essentially random (although most of them happen in gun-free zones). It’s understandable that people don’t want to be sitting ducks in that kind of situation.
Earlier in the press conference, Earnest was talking about how the President was going to take executive action on gun control. That’s tragic. The more that this administration says stuff like that, the more people want to go out and buy firearms. That’s the irony.

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21 State Attorneys General Sign Letter Calling Democrat Impeachment Obsession ‘Dangerous’

The attorneys general of 21 states have signed onto a letter calling the Democrat’s impeachment obsession a “dangerous precedent.”

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The attorneys general of 21 states have signed onto a letter calling the Democrat’s impeachment obsession a “dangerous precedent” that should be terminated immediately.

In their letter, the state AGs urged the U.S. Senate to reject the Democrat’s impeachment gambit and said that it “establishes a dangerous historical precedent,” Fox News reported.

“If not expressly repudiated by the Senate, the theories animating both Articles will set a precedent that is entirely contrary to the Framers’ design and ruinous to the most important governmental structure protections contained in our Constitution: the separation of powers,” the group of elected officials wrote.

The letter went on to call the House impeachment gamble a politically motivated act, not an act of law.

“Even an unsuccessful effort to impeach the President undermines the integrity of the 2020 presidential election because it weaponizes a process that should only be initiated in exceedingly rare circumstances and should never be used for partisan purposes,” the letter added.

The group of AGs also tore apart each of the fake articles of impeachment filed by the left-wing infested House of Representatives.

The abuse of power article, for instance, the AGs said, “is based upon a constitutionally-flawed theory” that is “infinitely expansive and subjective” because it relies on the motivation the president had for “exercising concededly lawful constitutional authority” that Democrats want to claim is corrupt.

“It cannot be a legitimate basis to impeach a President for acting in a legal manner that may also be politically advantageous,” the letter says. “Such a standard would be cause for the impeachment of virtually every President, past, present, and future.”

The group went on saying that the second article, obstruction of Congress, is “equally flawed.”

The group also said that if taken seriously, the impeachment articles “will erode the separation of powers shared by the executive and legislative branches by subjugating future Presidents to the whims of the majority opposition party in the House of Representatives.”

The letter was signed by the attorneys general of Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia.

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Airline Pilot Charged with Faking Hate Crime of Writing Racist ‘Trump’ Graffiti

A liberal Florida man who works as an airline pilot (well, worked, anyway) has been charged with faking a hate crime.

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A liberal Florida man who works as an airline pilot (well, worked, anyway) has been charged with faking a hate crime after he was found to be the one writing fake pro-Trump and racist graffiti at a Tallahassee airport.

James Dees, 53, was arrested after admitting to police that he was the one that perpetrated the graffiti up to eleven times over the last year at the Tallahassee International Airport.

Dees, a now former commercial airline pilot for Endeavor Air in Florida, was charged with nine misdemeanor counts of criminal mischief. He is now out on bond from the Leon County jail.

The now former pilot admitted to at least one example of the graffiti. He told authorities that he wrote “NAGA=No Niggers, No Spicks” on an airport wall.

Graffiti such as the phrase Dees admitted to writing began appearing on airport walls staring in December of 2018, airport officials said.

According to a report:

“Some of the graffiti was done using red or blue markers and erased easily, and some was done using a black permanent marker which took some effort on behalf of maintenance to remove,” police said in a probable cause statement included in Dees’ arrest report.

The first incident was discovered on December 23, 2018, in a men’s restroom stall and said, “#MAGA,” “NO N*GS” and “NO SP*CS.” In May 2019, the same graffiti was found in the stall again, police said.

Different phrases began appearing off and on for the next year.

The leftist pilot — who was a registered Democrat — claimed he was dealing with “anger issues.”

Police nabbed Dees because they finally installed cameras that clearly showed Dees perpetrating the crimes on numerous occasions.

Just another distempered liberal once again proving that liberals are the true danger to this society.

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Teacher Outrages Parents with Assignment Saying ‘Dictator Trump Turns Americans into Refugees’

A Pennsylvania middle school teacher has outraged parents by handing out an assignment that presents Trump as a “dictator.”

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A Pennsylvania middle school teacher has outraged parents by handing out an assignment that presents Trump as a “dictator” that causes Americans to flee the country as “refugees.”

The teacher at Penn Cambria Middle School in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, drew criticism after the assignment.

According to FrontpageMag:

“President Trump is trying to take control of the United States!” read the deliberately inflammatory assignment, portraying America’s legitimate president as a dictator enacting a coup. “There are fights in the streets! You have to pretend that you are a refugee being forced to leave your home, never to return.”

The assignment then goes on to instruct students to spend only ten minutes to pack a bag because Trump’s soldiers are coming to imprison them. The teacher then ordered the students to empty the bag and then send her a photo of the contents.

“Please have a parent to [sic] time them for 10 minutes while they packed a bag. When the time was up they were to take a picture of the contents of their backpack and then email it to me,” the teacher’s assignment read. “If no picture, then draw it. You will have to present to us why you chose these items. This is due on Thursday. Worth 10 points.”

After parents complained, School District Superintendent William Marshall insisted that the teacher now understands that her assignment was a “huge error.”

Marshall added that the teacher now “understands” that she can’t use the classroom to push her extreme, anti-Trump personal agenda.

The teacher was also ordered to call each parent and apologize.

But one parent was still furious at the teacher’s inappropriate actions.

“As a parent of a student in this very school [I] am ashamed,” one mother wrote on Facebook. “All this did was scare my child… This is not acceptable in any school or towards any leader. I don’t care if you like the president or not this is unacceptable!”

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Virginia Sheriff Tells Liberals He WON’T Enforce New Anti-Gun Laws

One Virginia county sheriff boldly pledged that he would refuse to enforce any new unconstitutional gun control laws passed by Democrats.

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Attending Monday’s Second Amendment rally in Virginia, one county sheriff boldly pledged that he would refuse to enforce any new unconstitutional gun control laws passed by state Democrats.

Despite the fake news media’s accusations that Monday’s rally in Virginia was a “white nationalist” event, the rally was peaceably attended by hundreds of supporters of the Second Amendment.

But it appears that Virginians are not going to bow meekly to the extremist, left-wing state legislature and its desire to put an end to the Second Amendment.

Grayson County Virginia Sheriff Richard Vaughan, for one, is standing up to the anti-American Democrats in his state.

“Grayson County Virginia Sheriff Richard Vaughan is here with his deputies. He said he won’t enforce stricter gun laws,” The Virginian-Pilot’s Alissa Skelton said. “We are here to stand up for the Second Amendment, he said.”

“Many people are shaking his hand and thanking him,” she added.

“If the bills go through as proposed, they will not be enforced,” sheriff Vaughan. “They’re unconstitutional. We swore to uphold the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of Virginia, and that’s what we’ll do.”

The people of Virginia are also not prepared to bend over for the state’s anti-American leftists:

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More than 120 Democrats Signed Letter to Support Un-Indicted Terror Group CAIR

More than 120 Democrats in Congress have signed a letter in support of the terror-supporting group CAIR.

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More than 120 Democrats in Congress have signed a letter in support of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), an un-indicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land terrorism trial.

CAIR is the premiere radical Islamist group in the U.S. that, according to the Department of Justice, was deeply involved with funneling money from American Muslims to terror groups such as Hamas.

Now, more than 120 Democrats have signed a letter to support this terror-supporting outlaw organization acting as traitors right here inside our country.

As the Washington Free Beacon reported:

The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), an advocacy group with deep ties to the anti-Israel movement in America, touted its support among congressional leaders during its 2019 gala conference in November in Washington, D.C. Prominent opponents of the pro-Israel community, including anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.), headlined the conference.

A copy of CAIR’s conference agenda, obtained by the Free Beacon and published here for the first time, includes well over 100 letters from Democratic and Republican members of Congress, all of whom expressed their support for the controversial organization. Democrats issued the majority of the letters, with only two coming from Republican members of Congress.

The breadth of congressional support for CAIR is likely to generate concern in the pro-Israel community, which has long been at odds with the advocacy group due to its promotion of anti-Israel activists and causes.

Some of the Democrats who signed onto this terror-supporting letter include, Democratic 2020 presidential contenders Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D., Minn.), and Tom Steyer all penned letters of support. Prominent Democrats such as Omar, Reps. Adam Schiff (D., Calif.), Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich), and Eric Swalwell (D., Calif.).

CAIR is a flatout terror organization. As Islamism researcher Robert Spencer explained:

CAIR is an unindicted co-conspirator in a Hamas terror funding case — so named by the Justice Department. CAIR officials have repeatedly refused to denounce Hamas and Hizballah as terrorist groups. Several former CAIR officials have been convicted of various crimes related to jihad terror. CAIR’s cofounder and longtime Board chairman (Omar Ahmad), as well as its chief spokesman (Ibrahim Hooper), have made Islamic supremacist statements about how Islamic law should be imposed in the U.S. (Ahmad denies this, but the original reporter stands by her story.) CAIR chapters frequently distribute pamphlets telling Muslims not to cooperate with law enforcement. CAIR has opposed virtually every anti-terror measure that has been proposed or implemented and has been declared a terror organization by the United Arab Emirates. CAIR’s Hussam Ayloush in 2017 called for the overthrow of the U.S. government. CAIR’s national outreach manager is an open supporter of Hamas.

This is the dangerous, anti-American organization that Democrats support.

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‘Reporter’ Tries to Get Target Worker Tori Fired Because He Didn’t Like Toothbrush Price

A jerk who thinks being a “verified reporter” makes him important recently used Twitter to try and ruin the life of a Target worker.

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A jerk who thinks being a “verified reporter” on Twitter makes him important recently used Twitter to try and ruin the life of a Target worker because she refused to sell him a toothbrush at the price on the tag because the sticker had been improperly affixed to the product.

David Leavitt calls himself an “Award-Winning Multimedia Journalist” on his Twitter account. He claims he has worked for “CBS, AXS, Yahoo, Examiner,” and others. But on Friday, he jumped to that Twitter account imagining that he had a blockbuster story about how a Target outlet in Massachusetts would not sell him an Oral B electronic toothbrush for a penny.

On Friday afternoon, Leavitt was furious when he thought he found a toothbrush listed at one penny, but then discovered that the Target shift manager refused to ring it up for that price because the tag had been improperly affixed to a counter display.

“This Target manager Tori is not honoring the price of their items per Massachusetts law,” the incensed “reporter” wrote adding that he “had to call the police” on the manager.

With his arrogance on full display, Leavitt seemed extra mad because the police told hm they would not arrest Tori or do anything else because he would have to take the retailer to court for redress.

Leavitt may have thought he would get the love of anti-capitalists everywhere for his attack on Tori and her store, but Twitter saw the “reporter’s” story a bit differently. Indeed, most Twitter users thought that the person in the wrong here was Leavitt, not Tori.

Leavitt was ripped to pieces by people wondering why he was trying to destroy the life of a poor store manager. Others sided with Tori because Leavitt was exactly the type of jerkoff customer that all retail workers dread.

Here is a sample of some of those Twitter users who took a swipe at Leavitt:

Needless to say, there are thousands of Tweets like this. Leavitt got absolutely no support for his quest to destroy Tori’s life.

And then there was the guy who realized that Leavitt claimed he had not been to a dentist for “three years” but who found a post Leavitt made just over a year and a half ago where the “reporter” talked about going to a dentist:

So, did this “reporter” lie? Has it been “over three years” since he went to a dentist, or not?

Yes, the media really is full of creeps like this, isn’t it?

Still, when all is said and done, this may end hp helping young Tori out. Someone stated a “Tori Vacation Fund” on GoFundMe and it already has more than $14,000 in donations pledged to it!

Finally, here are some screen shots of Leavitt’s tweets, just in case he realizes what an ass he looks like and deletes them:

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Horror Writer Stephen King Facing Backlash for Saying ‘Quality’ Matters Over ‘Diversity’

 Stephen King, the legendary horror writer and virulently liberal anti-Trumper, is facing a backlash from his left-wing fans.

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Stephen King, the legendary horror writer and virulently liberal anti-Trumper, is facing a backlash from his left-wing fans after he said that “quality” should be more important than “diversity” in entertainment.

King made his comments after the announcements of the Oscar nominations that proved to be severely lacking in minority nominees.

King saw his extremely liberal fan base complaining about the very white Oscar nominations. And King waded in to tell his fans what part he has in the Motion Picture Academy.

“As a writer, I am allowed to nominate in just 3 categories: Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Screenplay. For me, the diversity issue — as it applies to individual actors and directors, anyway — did not come up. That said… I would never consider diversity in matters of art. Only quality. It seems to me that to do otherwise would be wrong,” King tweeted.

But the Shinning writer quickly found his fans on the attack.

The editor of Zora magazine was one fan who took a shot at the It scribe.

“With the utmost respect, I think this is quite a bit unfair. When films created by people of color, irrespective of quality, constantly get overlooked by institutions that are predominately comprised of white men, there is an implicit bias at work here,” she tweeted.

Other hardcore liberals piled on:

It wasn’t long before King was trying to walk back his previous statements… at least a bit:

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