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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris apparently don’t think they need to campaign in front of real people or take real reporters’ questions. Today, Kamala Harris’s dismissive attitude showed itself when she delivered a blistering speech, then didn’t take questions from local North Carolina reporters.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris faced renewed scrutiny for her lack of press availability on Monday after she abruptly exited the stage after a speech in North Carolina in which she criticized President Trump’s bid to fill a Supreme Court seat before the election.

Harris did not take any questions from the media after her speech at Shaw University, one of North Carolina’s historically black colleges and universities. The event was closed to the general public and attended only by news reporters, according to the Fayetteville Observer.

This fits into Sen. Harris’s bio that she’s got a glass jaw. She looked powerful when she attacked Joe Biden:

She was essentially knocked out of the race by Tulsi Gabbard:

Vice President Biden, in addition to not taking hard-hitting questions from local reporters, is a serial plagiarist. Everyone knows that he plagiarized Neil Kinnock, the British Labour Party MP. How many people know that Mr. Biden also plagiarized a Bobby Kennedy speech? This video shows that Mr. Biden also plagiarized JFK and Hubert Humphrey:

Joe Biden says that he’s running to restore the soul of America:

Question: can someone who won’t regularly take questions from the press be trusted to be president? Can someone who is a serial plagiarist be president? I hope not. Sen. Harris hasn’t answered reporters’ questions since being picked to be Joe Biden’s running mate. Why are Biden and Harris afraid to stand before the American people and take their questions? Donald Trump isn’t afraid to answer hostile questions.

Frank Miele’s article should be today’s must-reading. It details how the Biden family, not just Joe and Hunter, enriched themselves while Joe was VP. These paragraphs are especially damning:

Perhaps even more insidious was the decision by the editors to push the most significant news in the report to the bottom of the Post’s story. That is the lucrative relationship that Hunter Biden established in 2017 with a Chinese oil tycoon named Ye Jianming. Biden was apparently paid $1 million to represent Ye’s assistant while he was facing bribery charges in the United States.

Even more disturbing, “In August 2017, a subsidiary of Ye’s company wired $5 million into the bank account of a U.S. company called Hudson West III, which over the next 13 months sent $4.79 million marked as consulting fees to Hunter Biden’s firm, the report said. Over the same period, Hunter Biden’s firm wired some $1.4 million to a firm associated with his uncle and aunt, James and Sara Biden, according to the report.”

Then, in late 2017, “Hunter Biden and a financier associated with Ye also opened a line of credit for Hudson West III that authorized credit cards for Hunter Biden, James Biden and Sara Biden, according to the report, which says the Bidens used the credit cards to purchase more than $100,000 worth of items, including airline tickets and purchases at hotels and restaurants.”

If that isn’t illegal, then it’s, at minimum, extremely swampy. These aren’t allegations, either. The committees have documentation from the State Department and the Treasury Department. These documents were classified but now they’ve been declassified after they’ve been reviewed.

The money trail is getting easier to follow, thanks to the hard work of Sen. Ron Johnson and the persistent reporting of Maria Bartiromo:

Unlike the MSM, Ms. Bartiromo isn’t willing to look the other way. She’s a real reporter. With her understanding of international finance and her understanding of financial corruption, she’s Joe Biden’s worst nightmare. The MSM will attempt to sweep this scandal under the rug but it isn’t going away. Ms. Bartiromo has a large platform and President Trump’s undivided attention.

The FBI’s counterintelligence investigation into then-President-Elect Trump was illegitimate. In fact, a previous counterintelligence investigation provided the proof:

The primary sub-source for the Steele dossier was the subject of an earlier counterintelligence investigation by the FBI, and those facts were known to the Crossfire Hurricane team as early as December 2016, according to newly released records from the Justice Department that were first reported by CBS News.

CBS’s Catherine Herridge reports:

“Between May 2009 and March 2011, the FBI maintained an investigation into the individual who later would be identified as Christopher Steele’s Primary Sub-source,” the two page FBI memo states. “The FBI commenced this investigation based on information by the FBI indicating that the Primary Sub-source may be a threat to national security.”

Here’s Page 1:

Here’s Page 2:

Ms. Herridge later wrote “The two-page memo states the case was not reopened, and there is no indication the FISA court was ever told that the dossier source was the subject of an earlier FBI probe.” That’s proof that a) the Mueller Investigation wasn’t properly predicated and b) the FBI didn’t notify the FISA Court that the primary subsource for the Steele Dossier was a Russian spy. Had the FBI disclosed that information, the FBI wouldn’t have gotten a wiretap warrant on Carter Page.

Jim Comey, Andrew McCabe and other senior FBI officials will, at minimum, receive intense new scrutiny from John Durham. It’s apparent that the Obama FBI senior staff was filled with corrupt people. The MSM will, of course, ignore that and continue touting the Obama administration as virtually corruption free.

Hunter Biden’s international dealings are about to make Joe Biden’s life much more complicated. Joe Biden is running on the theory that he’ll restore integrity to the White House. That’s BS. According to Kim Strassel, Hunter Biden’s international transactions are complicated on steroids. Still, Ms. Strassel and Byron York appear to have figured out the extent of Hunter Biden’s corruption.

Suffice it to say that Hunter Biden’s corruption extends far beyond Burisma Holdings. That doesn’t mean Hunter isn’t in up past his eyeballs with Burisma Holdings. It just means Hunter didn’t just focus his corruption on Ukraine. According to the executive summary of the Homeland Security report, “On April 16, 2014, Vice President Biden met with his son’s business partner, Devon Archer, at the White House. Five days later, Vice President Biden visited Ukraine, and he soon after was described in the press as the “public face of the administration’s handling of Ukraine.” The day after his visit, on April 22, Archer joined the board of Burisma. Six days later, on April 28, British officials seized $23 million from the London bank accounts of Burisma’s owner, Mykola Zlochevsky. Fourteen days later, on May 12, Hunter Biden joined the board of Burisma, and over the course of the next several years, Hunter Biden and Devon Archer were paid millions of dollars from a corrupt Ukrainian oligarch for their participation on the board.”

Kim Strassel retweeted something Byron York originally tweeted:


Then there’s this:

  1. Hunter Biden opened a bank account with Gongwen Dong to fund a $100,000 global spending spree with James Biden and Sara Biden.
  2. Hunter Biden had business associations with Ye Jianming, Gongwen Dong, and other Chinese nationals linked to the Communist government and the People’s Liberation Army. Those associations resulted in millions of dollars in cash flow.
  3. Hunter Biden paid nonresident women who were nationals of Russia or other Eastern European countries and who appear to be linked to an “Eastern European prostitution or human trafficking ring.”

Hunter Biden wasn’t just connected with Ukraine and China. Check this out:

Hunter Biden and his associate, Archer, had a financial relationship with Russian businesswoman Elena Baturina. Baturina is the former wife of the late Yuri Luzhkov, who was the mayor of Moscow and was fired in 2010 by then-Russian president Dmitry Medvedev over corruption allegations. Baturina became Russia’s only female billionaire when her plastics company, Inteko, received a series of Moscow municipal contracts while her husband was mayor. According to reporting, “Luzhkov used his position as mayor to approve over 20 real estate projects that were built by a Baturina-owned construction company and ultimately generated multibillion-ruble profits for his family.” In addition, a Russian investigation led to a criminal case against the former head of the Bank of Moscow, Andrey Borodin, who “allegedly used money from the Moscow City Budget to lend money to shell companies, which ultimately transferred $443 million to Baturina.”

On Feb. 14, 2014, Baturina wired $3.5 million to a Rosemont Seneca Thornton LLC (Rosemont Seneca Thornton) bank account for a “Consultancy Agreement DD12.02.2014.” Rosemont Seneca Thornton is an investment firm co-founded by Hunter Biden that was incorporated on May 28, 2013 in Wilmington, Del.

If Hunter Biden was an honest person at any point in his life, it hasn’t showed up in this report. Further, this isn’t conjecture. This is often gleaned from Treasury Department records:

It’s impossible for Joe Biden to live in the DC Swamp for fifty years without getting infected by that Swamp. Joe Biden is just another pay-to-play Democrat.

Predictably, Democrat activists have threatened violence if President Trump nominates someone to replace the late Associate Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsburg. One Democrat activist, Andrew Desiderio, posted a tweet on the subject. Reza Azlan then replied to Desiderio’s tweet. Here’s that tweet:


Here’s Desiderio’s original tweet:

Author Aaron Gouveia similarly blasted McConnell’s statement, saying: “F–k no. Burn it all down.” A Canadian political science professor called for arson, prompting accusations he made a terroristic threat. “Burn Congress down before letting Trump try to appoint anyone to SCOTUS,” Waterloo professor Emmett MacFarlane tweeted.

Senate Republicans better wake up. Whether they like it or not, this isn’t going away. If Senate Republicans haven’t realized that Democrats have declared war on Republican judicial nominees, then they’re stupid and need to be replaced ASAP. The truth is that Democrats are coming after every GOP senator, whether they vote before or after the election.

Susan Collins, Thom Tillis, Cory Gardner, Joni Ernst and Lindsey Graham will get targeted by Democrats whether they vote to confirm President Trump’s nominee or not so they might as well confirm President Trump’s nominee. Democrat politicians and Democrat activists are in win-at-all-cost-mode. If that means demolishing people or institutions, these Democrats won’t hesitate in using whatever tactics are required to stop the confirmation of President Trump’s SCOTUS nominee. If yoou think I’m bluffing, check this out:

A member of Wisconsin’s ethics commission, Scott Ross, ordered Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., to “burn it all down” if he couldn’t stop McConnell. “F—–g A, Ed. If you can’t shut it down, burn it down,” he said. Other tweets didn’t contain violent threats but indicated opponents wouldn’t take Ginsburg’s replacement lying down. If McConnell jams someone through, which he will, there will be riots,” warned GQ writer Laura Bassett.

It isn’t like these should be treated like idle threats. These are the people who’ve contributed to bail funds like Minnesota Freedom Fund. I wrote about the exploits of MFF in this post:

Timothy Wayne Columbus, a 36-year-old-man, is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly penetrating a girl in 2015 when she was about 8 years old. A warrant was issued for his arrest on June 25. But he was later bailed out of jail and according to a court document, filed to have his bail money returned to Minnesota Freedom Fund (MFF), the organization Harris and many Biden staffers asked their followers to donate to during the rioting in Minneapolis earlier this year.

According to MFF’s website, “At Minnesota Freedom Fund, we believe that wealth should never determine who is kept in jail. That’s what the money bail system does. It puts a price on freedom that only a few can afford and many cannot. This system is unjust. That’s why we’re working to create a society that values the freedom of all people, regardless of class or identity, ends mass incarceration, and invests in restorative and transformative justice.”

Restorative justice is the system that let the Parkland shooter roam free without getting flagged by law enforcement agencies. MFF says that this system “is unjust.” Tell that to Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow was assassinated at Stoneman Douglas HS. But I digress. More on this system of organizations in future articles.

If Kim Gardner wanted to pick a fight, she’s picked the wrong fight. She isn’t just fighting the McCloskeys, who are both attorneys. She’s also picked a fight with Antonin Scali, who wrote the majority opinion in the landmark case of District of Columbia v. Heller. That’s a fight that she’s already lost. Further, she’s picked a fight against Eric Schmitt, the Missouri Attorney General and Josh Hawley, Schmitt’s predecessor. These are fights she’s destined to lose.

This Redstate.com article highlights the extent that AG Schmitt is prepared. This won’t be a pretty ending for Ms. Gardner. AG Schmitt’s tweet storm is both blistering and extensive. I won’t post all of AG Schmitt’s tweets. I’ll just post 3 tweets to illustrate the foolishness of Ms. Gardner’s case.


If Ms. Gardner wants to fight that fight, that’s her option. It’s a foolish option, though, because her prosecution might prevent the McCloskeys from assisting their clients. If the McCloskeys prove that they’ve been harmed financially because of Ms. Gardner’s prosecution, that might expose her office to a lawsuit.

If that happened, Eric Schmitt would make a powerful opening witness. Video of the broken down gate to the community would strengthen such a lawsuit. Testimony by the McCloskeys themselves would seal the deal. They’ve told law enforcement that the troublemakers pointed to specific rooms, then told the McCloskeys how they planned on using each room after they’d conquered the property.

Discretion is the better part of valor. If Gardner was smart, she’d drop this before this gets to trial. Otherwise, the outcome might be quite painful.

While testifying to the House Committee on Administration, Newt Gingrich showed that he’s still part history teacher, part patriot and part constitutionalist. It isn’t surprising to me that his list of accomplishments as Speaker is lengthy and impressive. Speaker Gingrich is still one of the most impressive intellects of our time.

During Speaker Gingrich’s testimony, Speaker Gingrich started with a lesson on the Constitution, then transitioned to a civics teacher before finishing as a school principal admonishing disobedient students. Specifically, I want to focus on Speaker Gingrich’s role of admonishing Congress.

Specifically, Speaker Gingrich called out Congress essentially for being elitists and wimps:

Our national anthem says we are “the land of the free and the home of the brave.” Our Founding Fathers risked their lives, fortunes and sacred honor to defend freedom. The Civil War generation lost 630,000 Americans fighting for the Union and to end slavery. The Greatest Generation went across the planet risking its lives to defeat Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. By the way, through all these events, Congress met in person.

Now, we are told that our members of the House are too precious to risk their lives by coming to Washington.

To these members I would say: If freedom isn’t worth the risk, quit the Congress. Someone with more courage will replace you in a special election. The emotion driving the proposal for remote voting is an expression of a kind of cowardice I would never have expected to see in America.

Ms. Pelosi, like Democrat governors Whitmer, Walz, Pritzker and Inslee, likes being in total control. The thought that Democrats voted to vote from their districts isn’t surprising, though it is wimpy. Across the way on Capitol Hill, the Senate is meeting regularly and getting lots of things done. They’re confirming judges and holding Intelligence Committee and Judiciary Committee hearings. The Democrat House has gotten things done but only after getting dragged kicking and screaming to do their job.

We are asking children and teachers to go back to school, but House members can’t come to Washington. We are asking truckers to crisscross the country bringing us food and supplies, but their representatives have to hide in fear and vote electronically to avoid risk.

We have young men and women risking their lives all across the planet to protect freedom, but their elected leaders can’t risk being in a room with immediate access to doctors and remarkably little risk of anything bad happening.

I am embarrassed for this House that such a proposal could even get to a hearing.

Let’s be clear about something. If average citizens can function safely in a Walmart, Congresscritters should be able to figure out a way to function on Capitol Hill. The routine is simple. Wash hands frequently, stay socially distanced, cough into your shirt rather than across a room and finally, don’t touch your eyes, nose or mouth with your hands. If the House can’t figure that out, then we need a different Speaker and a different (GOP) majority.

Here is Speaker Gingrich’s opening statement:

Lindsey Graham spoke out yesterday, saying that Robert Mueller should testify in front of his Committee if he’s going to write Washington Post op-eds. The article states “Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) said Sunday that he will grant Democrats’ request to have former special counsel Robert Mueller testify about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election before the committee.”

I can imagine Mueller not wanting to testify. The reasons’ names are Graham, Grassley, Lee, Cruz, Hawley and Kennedy. Mueller wouldn’t b worried about answering questions about his op-ed. He’d be plenty worried about answering questions about the Special Counsel investigation he conducted into Gen. Flynn. He’d be on the hot seat answering why the Special Counsel investigation was needed. He’d feel the heat answering why the FBI’s DC Field Office recommended shutting the Flynn investigation down when they didn’t find any “derogatory information” against Flynn. Imagine how Mueller would squirm when presented with Jim Comey’s note that said that the Flynn-Kislyak calls were “totally legit.”

Mueller certainly would’ve gotten that information at the start of the Special Counsel’s investigation. Despite the fact that the investigation lacked proper predication, Mueller bankrupted Flynn based on charges that weren’t sustainable. Besides partisanship, why would Mueller continue investigating when he knew that a) the Steele Dossier was unsubstantiated, b) the FBI’s DC Field Office recommended dismissing the investigation into Gen. Flynn and c) Jim Comey had said that the Flynn-Kislyak phone calls were legitimate?

If Mueller thinks they’ll just talk about Roger Stone, he’s kidding himself. In the op-ed, he wrote this:

“We made every decision in Stone’s case, as in all our cases, based solely on the facts and the law and in accordance with the rule of law. The women and men who conducted these investigations and prosecutions acted with the highest integrity. Claims to the contrary are false.”

Let’s see whether he’d repeat that testimony. Did Mueller’s investigators act “with the highest integrity” when they prosecuted Gen. Flynn after the FBI’s DC field office recommended Operation Crossfire Razor be terminated? Did Mueller’s investigators act “with the highest integrity” when they tipped off CNN before they executed a pre-dawn raid of Roger Stone?

Let’s hear Mueller’s testimony to those questions. If he thinks that’s acting “with the highest integrity”, then people will think, rightly, that Mueller’s part of the swamp just like Jim Comey is.

Democrats hating various statues, monuments, military bases and cities aren’t looking at things from a biblical perspective. It’s understandable that Democrats would want the confederate flag removed. It’s a reminder of the Democrats’ racist history. The MSM won’t admit this but the Democrat Party is the party of Bull Conner, Jim Crow, George Wallace, the KKK (including Robert C. Byrd) and the Party of segregation.

Now that that isn’t hidden anymore, let’s look at these sins from a biblical perspective. King David is described as a “man after God’s own heart.” Despite that, David murdered Uriah after David slept with Uriah’s wife, Bathsheba, and gotten her pregnant. Despite that, God forgave David.

Saying that David was a complex person is understatement. God saw what was important and forgave David. After that, David became one of Israel’s greatest kings. That’s just the first example from the Bible.

Most people know the story of Moses killing an Egyptian who was beating an Israelite while Israel was held hostage in Egypt for 400 years. After that, Moses hid in the desert until God called him to lead Israel out of Egypt. Despite the fact that Moses had murdered another person, God chose Moses to lead Israel out of captivity. After the Passover, when the Lord spared Israelis whose doors were marked, Pharaoh called for Moses, then let Israel go. The only other thing that Moses is famous for is parting the Red Sea and giving Israel the Ten Commandments. Imagine that. God utilized a complex individual to fulfill one of His biggest promises.

That isn’t factoring in the contributions of Saul of Tarsus. Saul of Tarsus was a Roman hired by Romans to kill Christians. Saul was extremely gifted at killing Christians. His most famous slaying was of Stephen, who was stoned to death. While he was being murdered, Stephen “saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God, and said, ‘Look! I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God!'” That’s the only time in the Bible when Jesus wasn’t seated at the right hand of the Father.

Shortly thereafter, Saul had his “Damascus experience.” After that, Saul of Tarsus became the Apostle Paul, the father of the church and the greatest evangelist in the history of Europe and Asia. During his life, Paul made 3 major missionary trips, establishing churches throughout Europe, Greece and as far away as India and Africa. Paul wasn’t too proud to admit that he was “chief among sinners.”

The point I’m making is that the things that the Cancel Culture wants to abolish were no worse than the things that David, Moses and Paul did. God forgave David, Moses and Paul before using them to fulfill major prophecies. Today, the Cancel Culture wants the statues of Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Ulysses S. Grant torn down, just to name a few. Is the Cancel Culture so hard-hearted that they can’t forgive complex people who did things that they regretted doing before doing things that make them heroes worthy of celebration and distinction?

If the U.S. becomes unwilling to forgive our fellow citizens, then this society won’t be sustained for any length of time. Everyone has committed incredible sin. People belong to the least exclusive club in the history of mankind. According to Paul’s letter to the church in Rome, “All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” That means that everyone, including the members of the Cancel Culture, have committed heinous wrongdoings. Should we eliminate everyone except Christ, the only man who never sinned?

Too late. Cancel Culture wants His statues torn down, too.

It’s long past time to tell Democrat media hacks like Jessica Tarlov, Marie Harf and Donna Brazile to shut up about what the ‘Defund the Police’ movement is or isn’t about. Tarlov, Harf and Brazile are Democrat establishment hacks waging a public fight against the Bernie Bros/BLM/Antifa/AOC activist wing of the Democratic Party. The truth is that Democrats are split on this from a PR standpoint. Democrats aren’t split on this from a policy standpoint.

Bill de Blasio is the worst big city mayor in America. He wants to cut $1,000,000,000 from NYPD’s $6,000,000,000 police budget while “gun violence has surged across the Big Apple.” De Blasio insists that “We can do this, we can strike the balance, we can keep this city safe.”

Of course, that doesn’t match with reality, which is normal with de Blasio:

The violence continued across the city over the weekend as eleven people were shot in less than 12 hours Saturday night into Sunday night, including in Brooklyn, The Bronx, Queens and Manhattan.

The key to preventing crime is … reducing the numbers of officers on the street? If de Blasio had been alive when they made the Wizard of Oz, he might’ve gotten cast as the Scarecrow even without an audition:

“We have caved to the mob in a moment we know will come back to haunt us,” Councilman Joe Borelli (R-Staten Island) told The Post. “The mayor is smart enough to know that these actions will create a more violent environment in New York. “This is what you get when you have government-by-hashtag,” he added.

Borelli’s counterpart from Queens, Councilman Robert Holden, echoed the complaints. “I’m against wholesale cuts based on protest signs,” the Middle Village Democrat said. “One billion dollars is an arbitrary number that the mayor and some of my colleagues are trying to reach to appease the masses without considering public safety.”

De Blasio insists that this is part of his reform package. That’s BS. There aren’t any reforms in this proposal. The only thing that’s happening is de Blasio caving to BLM, Antifa and AOC.

Defunding the police is happening in too many places for Democrats to ignore. LA, NYC, Seattle, Portland and Chicago are cutting their budgets. Minneapolis wants to eliminate their police department entirely. Since PD budgets are set locally, Democrat hacks like Tarlov, Harf, Brazile and Biden can say whatever they want. Their voices are irrelevant.

The voices that matter are the activists’ voices (#BlackLivesMatter, Antifa) and the de facto leaders of the Democrats (AOC, Ilhan Omar, Lisa Bender and Jeremiah Ellison).