Archive for the ‘Pelosi’ Category

By now, everyone living in civilization has heard that the U.S. economy created 4,800,000 jobs in June. Not only that but the unemployment rate dropped from 13.3% to 11.1%. That doesn’t mean that Democrats didn’t try splashing cold water on the report. Pelosi’s statement is classic partisanship:

The early June snapshot in the jobs report, when the economy was opening up too early, does not reflect the coronavirus spiraling out of control, forcing communities that had begun to reopen to close once again.

Unemployment continues to be higher than any previous period since World War II. We have reached 15 straight weeks of more than 1 million Americans applying for unemployment insurance and tens of thousands of new coronavirus cases reported each day, as the critical lifelines that are helping to keep American families and communities above water expire. Economists, scientists and even the Chair of the Fed have indicated that if we don’t deliver the investments in The Heroes Act, we will end up in a worse place economically and health wise.

The economy created 7,500,000 jobs in the last 2 months but Ms. Pelosi insists on accentuating the negative. In fact, she’s lying to make things seem worse than they are. Saying that the coronavirus is “spiraling out of control” is as stupid as when Ms. Pelosi said that “Republicans were trying to get away with murder, George Floyd’s murder”:

What a whack job. Yes, we’re experiencing a spike but we know what we need to do to get that under control. Potentially, that’s a momentary blip because it’s easily fixed. Joe Biden’s tax hikes aren’t a momentary blip. Those would be permanent. The Democrats’ tax policy would certainly push corporations back overseas, which means lower wage growth, lower workforce participation rates, lower consumer confidence and higher unemployment rates for minorities and women.

Speaking of Biden, he apparently couldn’t wait to look stupid:

Biden noted that only a third of the jobs lost in March and April have returned and stressed that “most of those jobs that returned are people on temporary furlough. That means these were the easiest jobs to get back as we reopened cities and states. It’s only going to get harder from here though.”

Nobody thought that we’d get all 40,000,000 jobs back in a month, Joe. The whole point of the PPP was to make sure small businesses could ramp back up the minute we got past the hardest part of the virus. If that’s the criteria, then the PPP, which Nancy Pelosi delayed twice in her attempt to get a few extra items on the Democrats’ wish list, is a huge success.

That bill wasn’t put together by Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi or Chuck Schumer. The PPP was put together by people like Steve Mnuchin, Peter Navarro, Mike Pence, Chuck Grassley and Mitch McConnell. If Biden is elected, only Grassley would be there to put together economic packages that actually work.

Do we really want to return to the Obama-Biden days of shipping jobs overseas? Shouldn’t we prefer the great pre-COVID Trump economy over the 8 years of lackluster economic growth of the Obama-Biden economy?

Saying that this election hinges on taming the various mobs (Black Lives Matter, Antifa and Justice Democrats) while jumpstarting the economy. That requires mental toughness, agility in messaging and the willingness to proverbially cut the Democrats’ heart out. Anyone that’s watched what’s happened to babies through teenagers in Chicago and thinks that the mob can be dealt with isn’t paying attention. That’s just stupid thinking. Anyone that’s watched what’s happened in Minneapolis, specifically along Lake Street, and still thinks that this election isn’t a street fight is kidding themselves.

Antifa, BLM and the Justice Democrats have Biden right where they want him. He isn’t capable of putting 2 straight sentences together, which means that Democrats can push him to do whatever they want him to do. What they want him to do is be a trojan horse, someone that looks harmless at first, then transforms into society’s worst nightmare.

For instance, the Justice Democrats state on their website that “Justice Democrats is working to elect a mission-driven caucus in Congress that will fight for solutions that match the scale of our many crises: skyrocketing inequality, catastrophic climate change, deepening structural racism as the country becomes more diverse, and the corporate takeover of our democracy.”

That isn’t all the Justice Democrats say. Here’s more:

We need a Democratic Party that fights for its voters, not its corporate donors. That’s why we helped elect leaders like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Congress. We need leadership in the Democratic Party that will represent and fight for our communities.

After NYC cut $1,000,000,000 from the NYPD budget last night, AOC said this:

Defunding police means defunding police. It does not mean budget tricks or funny math. It does not mean moving school police officers from the NYPD budget to the Department of Education’s budget so the exact same police remain in schools.”

The Resistance isn’t disappearing. It’s getting stronger. If thoughtful people of all political stripes don’t recognize this, they should be ostracized. The Democrats’ political hacks, like Donna Brazile, Marie Harf and Jessica Tarlov can assure us that Democrats don’t want to defund police departments all they want. They’re either lying or they’re just stupid.

I don’t buy the notion that they’re stupid. They know that police forces are funded at the municipal level, not the federal level. It doesn’t matter what Pelosi or Jim Clyburn or Joe Biden says on the subject. The voices that matter are the voices of people most voters haven’t heard of. People like Lisa Bender and Jeremiah Ellison have infinitely more say in police budget matters.

It isn’t a stretch to say that the Justice Democrats essentially run the Democrat Party. They just took out Elliot Abrams in a primary. They almost beat Amy McGrath in Kentucky’s primary. Here’s their entire list of candidates.

This isn’t the time for nitpicking. It’s the time to fight like hell. Idiots like Mitt Romney should be criticized for supporting Black Lives Matter. Did Mitt even know that BLM’s co-founders admitted that they were “trained Marxists”?

Wake up Mitt. This isn’t some innocent organization. They’ll rip your heart out, too, after they’ve used you. You’re just a useful idiot that they’ll use on their way to achieving power that will lead to the overthrow of this constitutional republic.

Politicians, it’s time to set aside the partisanship. It’s time for everyone to put America first. To Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Jim Clyburn and other Democrats, it’s time to set aside the partisanship that’s been part of your system. Sit down in good faith with Tim Scott and negotiate a principled compromise with him. If Van Jones can work with Jared Kushner on the police reform executive order, then it’s certainly possible for you to negotiate in good faith.

If you can’t do that, then just step aside. Let others who can work in good faith finish this legislation. It’s time to fix what’s broken. Americans have the right to safety. Eliminate the idiotic ideas about eliminating police departments. Tell the activists who want deep cuts in police department budgets to take a hike. The vast, vast majority of Americans want that for their kids and expect that from their politicians.

If you won’t do what’s right, we’ll find people who will. You think that you’re irreplaceable? I’m telling you that you’re only essential if you do what’s right for the people.

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).

Imagine Tim Scott campaigning with Jason Lewis on Lake Street during the Senate’s August recess. Then imagine them holding an invitation-only townhall with residents who own businesses or homes where the looting, rioting and violence happened. Schedule it to last 2-3 hrs. if needed. Tell the audience that respectful questions will be accepted but that that agitators’ taunts will be dealt with by security.

The point is that Lewis and Scott would be doing something that the DFL hasn’t done in a generation or more. The DFL has listened occasionally, which is what Sen. Scott and Rep. Lewis would do. The difference is that, after listening to the respectful audience, Lewis and Scott would propose solutions to the problems that they’d heard.

Tim Scott could tell the audience how he’d dealt with racism, including while he’s a US senator. Imagine Tim Scott walking into the room with Jason Lewis, then telling them that Sen. Scott has a bill that would fix the vast majority of problems the audience has cited. Imagine Tim Scott and Jason Lewis passionately embracing police reform and school choice.

During Sen. Scott’s interview with Guy Benson, Benson said told Sen. Scott that the major networks didn’t cover his historic speech after the Democrats voted against the starting of debate on Sen. Scott’s JUSTICE Act. Imagine Tim Scott asking that minority audience why Tina Smith voted to prevent debate and amendments on Sen. Scott’s bill.


What are Democrats afraid of? If their ideas are good, they should welcome this debate. That’s why they don’t want that debate. Democrats have a monopoly stranglehold on the African-American vote, which has led them to not compete for African-American votes with ideas. If Sen. Scott offered legitimate solutions, there’s a legitimate chance that minorities, not just African-Americans, would withdraw their support from Democrats. That thought must frighten the daylights out of Democrats.

The truth is that Democrats love minorities — for their votes. Anything beyond that, Democrats would rather ignore voters. These Democrats’ agenda is purely ideological. Whether it’s health care, climate change or police reform, Democrats would rather insist than listen to voters. Check this out from Glenn Reynolds:

Not only did the Democrats block debate on the bill, but Scott has been subjected to racial slurs — Sen. Dick Durbin used the word ”token” to describe Scott’s bill, a racial code word that Scott called out. And Democrat-supporting callers to Scott’s office are subjecting him to racial slurs and threats and calling him a “sellout.” That for pushing a revolutionary piece of reform legislation.

So do Black lives matter to Democrats? Not if there are votes at stake, apparently. Bear that in mind between now and November.

Democrats are the party of racist remarks and no solutions. It isn’t that these Democrats are do-nothing Democrats. It’s that they’re opposed to any solutions. It’s their ideological wish list or it’s nothing.

When Nancy Pelosi, the Democrats’ Speaker of the House of Representatives, said that Republicans were “trying to get away with murder, actually, the murder of George Floyd”, Democrats sat silent. Not a single House Democrat expressed outrage over Pelosi’s statement. Some might’ve said something in official statements but nobody got on the morning shows and lit her up like a Christmas tree. The lack of outrage is disgusting.

Saying that Mrs. Pelosi is heartless isn’t news. That’s something we’ve known since 2006. I’ll say this without any political correctness. Mrs. Pelosi is the biggest bitch in the Democrat Party, including Hillary Clinton, Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren. Clinton, Harris and Warren are back-benchers compared with Pelosi. She is to bitchiness what Adam Schiff is to leaking and outright corruption. But I digress.

When Tim Scott, the point person for Republicans on police reform, went on Guy Benson’s show, he didn’t hold anything back:

“I thought to myself that how in the world does this woman sitting, standing in front of a twenty four thousand dollar refrigerator have the sense to jump into the bottomless pit of race politics? Why in the world would she want to do that? There’s only one answer, by the way. One answer. It’s because she’s lived so long in a state of privilege that she has forgotten. That is the Republican Party that voted more for the civil rights era legislation than the Democrats. It’s because she’s forgotten that it was President Trump and the criminal justice reform done in 2018 that made it for the Democrats 1994 crime bill. She’s forgotten. That is the school choice movement that frees more kids in poverty from the poor education system brought to us by the Democrats and the teachers unions than they’ve ever seen. She has forgotten so much about reality that she spends too much time in an alternate universe. But the facts are simple. Why in the world would she stoop so low? And is simply this they believe. I truly believe this. They believe that campaigning on police brutality is more important than solving police reform.”

When I said that not “a single House Democrat expressed outrage over Pelosi’s statement”, I said it because it’s important to this discussion. If people aren’t willing to set aside partisanship on this issue and do what’s best, they aren’t morally fit for office. Period. Full stop. Nancy Pelosi isn’t morally fit for this debate.

That’s before talking about the 45 Senate Democrats that voted against starting the debate on Sen. Scott’s JUSTICE Act. Rather than debating and amending Sen. Scott’s JUSTICE Act, Senate Democrats joined with Mrs. Pelosi. With their votes, they said that partisanship was infinitely more important than fixing a racial crisis. Think about that a bit. Democrats rely heavily on African-American votes but they won’t vote for a bill that will improve African-Americans’ lives.

That’s the definition of moral depravity. That’s what not having a soul looks like. This is what not having a heart looks like:

This interview is what it looks like when 2 thoughtful people of different political persuasions talk about fixing a crisis:

We need more people who want to fix this nation, fewer people who want to play politics during a crisis. In that America, Tim Scott towers over Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats.

Last week, Joe Biden insisted that “the moment has come for our nation to deal with systemic racism.” How does Biden know that there’s systemic racism across the nation? Coming from a guy who’s spent the last 40+ years of his life inside the Washington, DC echochamber, I’ll question how much he knows about what happens outside the DC echochamber. Remember that Biden’s alleged specialty is foreign policy.

I say alleged because former Defense Secretary Robert Gates once said “I think he has been wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national security issue over the past four decades.” Remember that the last time Biden got involved with major domestic policy was with the 1994 Crime Bill. That’s the bill that started mass incarceration of minorities. That’s the bill that President Trump started fixing with the First Step Act.

There is racism in this nation. There always will be because we’re a nation of sinners. There’s racism in every nation on earth because all nations are nations of sinners. South Africa’s population was majority black. There was a white minority government. That’s the definition of systemic racism. There’s nothing like that in the United States. There never will be.

The system that’s repeatedly let minorities down is unified Democrat governance in major US cities. Nancy Pelosi’s father, Thomas D’Alesandro Jr., was once Baltimore’s mayor. While mayor, D’Alesandro “spoke at the dedication of a monument to honor Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas ‘Stonewall’ Jackson.” That isn’t proof that Pelosi or her father were racists but it says that Democrats lecturing Republicans about racism better prepare for some stiff pushback.

Racism isn’t systemic as much as it’s individual. Each person individually is responsible for dealing with the issue. Saying that it’s systemic let’s the individual off the hook and invites government intervention, too.

When Democrats voted against opening debate on Sen. Tim Scott’s JUSTICE Act, they sent the message that they aren’t interested in fixing the problem. In each of the cities that had major race riots after the murder of George Floyd, Democrats could’ve fixed the problem before the murder. That’s because each of those cities have been run by Democrat mayors for decades. Most of those states have had Democrat governors for years and years.

Since they’re the ones in-charge, Democrats should’ve fixed the problems. Instead, they played politics with the issue. Since real police reform comes only at the local level, these Democrat mayors and Democrat governors should’ve fixed their problems long ago. The thing that’s important to notice is that Democrats don’t fix things. Democrats let things fester, then use them as campaign issues. Doing what’s right the first time isn’t part of the Democrats’ thinking.

That leads me to an old cliché about Democrats. It goes something like this: Democrats will always do the right thing — when it’s the only option left. I’d argue that this is only true part of the time. This is the Democrats’ solution to white privilege and systemic racism:

Republican Sen. Tim Scott has lived with racism all his life. Since entering Congress, he’s worked on race-related issues. He was the chief author of the Opportunity Zones section of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act. He’s worked hand-in-hand with HUD Secretary Carson to bring economic opportunities to minority neighborhoods. Frankly, he’s got more credibility on race-related issues than any politician, including President Obama.

Democrats are losing credibility on race-related issues because they’re constantly thinking of how this or that event can be converted into a political advantage. That isn’t how normal people think. They just think about doing the right thing, then making it happen. Yesterday, Democrats ripped the mask off. They exposed themselves as interested in race-related issues only in the context of winning control of the Senate majority.

Yesterday, Senate Democrats exposed themselves of putting a higher priority on partisanship than on doing the right thing when they voted to not even start debate on Tim Scott’s JUSTICE Act. Democrats voted to not start debate on the bill. Democrats voted to not let the amendment process start. Minnesota senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are constantly touting their bipartisan record. They voted against starting debate. Think about that.

Democrat senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, who theoretically represent Minnesota, the state where George Floyd was allegedly murdered, voted against the JUSTICE Act, aka police reform. Minneapolis is the city where Floyd lost his life. Their city council wants to “dismantle” the Minneapolis Police Department, aka the MPD.

This pair should be leading the fight for the JUSTICE Act. Instead, these Democrats voted against it. That isn’t a sign of bipartisanship. That’s proof of bad faith negotiating. If I lived in Minneapolis, especially in one of those minority neighborhoods that were looted, then destroyed, I’d take it out on the politicians that didn’t protect me.

This is typical Democrat thinking:

This is typical GOP get-positive-things-done thinking:

That’s quite a contrast. Republicans want to fix existing problems. Democrats want to stoke racial fears ahead of their next campaign. It isn’t that Democrats want to fix things. That isn’t part of the Democrats’ recent history. Democrats used to be dealmakers back before they lost their minds. Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Bill Clinton were dealmakers. By the way, where is Bill Clinton these days? We see Hillary too often. Ditto with President Obama. Bill Clinton is nowhere to be found. That isn’t difficult to figure out. Bill Clinton doesn’t want his legacy tarnished by today’s Democrats.

Things aren’t working too well for the anti-police Democrats:

A progressive Minneapolis neighborhood that pledged not to call the police in the wake of the death of George Floyd is now dealing with a 300-strong homeless encampment in a local park, according to reports. Traffic has reportedly increased in the neighborhood around Powderhorn Park, as drug dealers seek to meet their clientele displaced during the civil unrest, rioting and looting following Floyd’s death at the end of May. At least one person overdosed inside the park and was brought out by an ambulance. Prostitution has also been reported in the area. Residents though have agreed to “check their privilege” and “protect people of color” by not involving law enforcement to report instances of property damage, according to the New York Times.

By checking their privilege, there’s been an upsurge in prostitution and drug overdoses. Isn’t that lovely? Thanks to the Democrats’ bad faith and their unwillingness to negotiate during this historic opportunity, major cities are falling apart. Needless to say, these cities are run by Democrats.

If you think that Democrats care about crime, you’re kidding yourself. There’s no proof that Democrats are willing to do the things that are required to maintain a civil society.

After President Trump walked over to St. John’s Church, aka the Presidents’ Church, Democrat ‘leadership’, aka Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, issued a statement criticizing the visit. In their joint statement, Pelosi and Schumer said “Across our country, Americans are protesting for an end to the pattern of racial injustice and brutality we saw most recently in the murder of George Floyd. Yet, at a time when our country cries out for unification, this President is ripping it apart. Tear-gassing peaceful protestors without provocation just so that the President could pose for photos outside a church dishonors every value that faith teaches us.”

Marco Rubio, the acting Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, fired back, saying “Many in the media fell for the calculated & deliberate tactics of professional agitators. They knew the street needed to be cleared before 7pm curfew. But they deliberately stayed to trigger police action & get the story they wanted, that ‘police attacked peaceful protestors.'”

As for the Pelosi-Schumer statement, blaming President Trump for enforcing the laws exposes these Democrats as the next generation of soft-on-crime McGovern-Carter Democrats. Without enforcing laws, there is nothing to govern. It becomes an Antifa-driven world.


Until now, I’d separated the rioters from the protesters. The more I think this over, the more I’m forced to consider the possibility that the protesters are just a milder version of the rioters. What else should we think when we hear that Joe Biden’s campaign staff bailed out the rioters?

At least 13 Biden campaign staff members posted on Twitter on Friday and Saturday that they made donations to the Minnesota Freedom Fund, which opposes the practice of cash bail, or making people pay to avoid pre-trial imprisonment. The group uses donations to pay bail fees in Minneapolis.

Apparently, Democrats don’t care about the destruction that these terrorists create. Democrats see this crisis as an opportunity to increase their political power. The greater good, aka the destruction of Republicans, especially President Trump, is what they’re focused on. This statement is beyond dishonest, especially this paragraph:

At this challenging time, our nation needs real leadership. The President’s continued fanning of the flames of discord, bigotry and violence is cowardly, weak and dangerous.

That’s pathetic. Democrat mayors in Minneapolis, NYC and Philadelphia have let rioters run roughshod over police:

Letting rioters riot is the definition of being “cowardly, weak and dangerous.” Letting rioters burn down a police precinct is the definition of being cowardly, weak and dangerous. Pelosi and Schumer are the definition of the ‘Hate America First’ wing of the Democrat Party.

Based on the HEROES Act, it’s apparent that Nancy Pelosi’s highest priorities are paying off progressive special interest groups and gaining power. Senate Republicans should offer a delete-all amendment to the bill when it gets to the Senate. In fact, they should send the bill to the proper committees of jurisdiction for a proper mark-up.

In that mark-up, they should strip out provisions that would send money to lobbying organizations. Fox Business Network’s David Asman pointed to a provision in the Democrats’ bill that would spend money “on 501(c)(6) organizations with less than 300 employees.” Asman then noted that many lobbying firms are registered as 501(c)(6) organizations. Then he noted that none of those organizations have 300 or more employees.

Later, Asman pointed out that the HEROES Act has money in it for “associations that represent associations.” There’s a provision in the Democrats’ HEROES Act that would give the federal government control of federal elections while taking that authority away from local governments. That’s the first step to making mail-in ballots the law of the land.

These are just some of the disgusting provisions in the Democrats’ bailout bill.

Pelosi noted that governors across the country are “planning their budgets,” and could be forced to “cut services and/or raise taxes.” “The Congress of the United States must honor its responsibility to the American people to lessen the blow of the coronavirus by making the serious investment of The Heroes Act to our state, local, tribal and territorial governments,” she wrote. “The plan that we are voting on today will make a tremendous difference not only in the budgets of the states but in the lives of the American people: their public health, the education of our children, the sanitation so important to defeating the virus, with the support of so many essential workers.”

It would bail out public employee unions pension funds. No thanks with that. The Democrats’ bill would spend money on local government aid, aka LGA. That doesn’t buy down property taxes, like Democrats in Minnesota dishonestly insist. Instead, that money is used to pay for stupid things like artistic drinking fountains. (Minneapolis did that about a decade ago. Back then, they spent $500,000 on 8 artistic drinking fountains.)

Those cities have spent money on other idiotic things, too. Minneapolis cut police officers and firefighters but bragged about keeping their bike trail coordinator on the payroll. Rather than spending money foolishly on these types of things, We The People should force cities and counties to spend money on core functions first before allowing them to spend a penny on artistic drinking fountains and bike trail coordinators. If they have to change their charter to tie the hands of their city councilmembers, that’s fine. I’m totally ok with We The People micromanaging city government. About 7 minutes into this video, Kellyanne Conway positively torches Pelosi:

Tuesday night, Mike Garcia was predicted to lose the special election in California’s 25th District. Mollie Hemingway’s article tells a different story. Mike Garcia didn’t just win the special election. He won by a lopsided margin.

This isn’t good news for Democrats. First, let’s stipulate that special elections often have weird turnouts. With that stipulated, though, let’s get to the important part. Kevin McCarthy is smiling because, as he told Sean Hannity tonight, there are 42 seats that are rated better than the seat Garcia just re-flipped. Republicans only need to flip 17 more seats in 2020 to retake the majority.

Earlier this week, I wrote that the massive Trump army didn’t disappear during the pandemic. Let’s be clear about something. Leader McCarthy spoke about the robust ballot-harvesting operation that happened in this special election — on the GOP side. If that muscle shows up in November, which I predict is likely, then it’s virtually certain that Queen Pelosi will have to relinquish her Speaker’s Gavel for a second time. This time, it will have been after just a single term as Speaker.

There’s another thing we should be clear about. If we don’t make retaking the House a high priority, then tyrants will have chairmen’s gavels. Think about how devastating it’d be with Nadler, Schiff, AOC and Maxine Waters with gavels. But I digress. Here’s what Ms. Hemingway wrote:

The case made by Geoffrey Skelley and Nathaniel Rakich was simple: Supposedly Americans strongly prefer Biden and Democrats over Trump and Republicans, and they are particularly upset with Trump and other Republicans’ attempts to reopen the country as the global Coronavirus pandemic rages.

“On Tuesday, we’ll get a taste of whether Democrats’ electoral advantage on paper will hold up in practice, as California and Wisconsin hold special elections for two vacant congressional seats. The main event is in the California 25th Congressional District, a bellwether seat in the north Los Angeles suburbs, where both parties see a chance to add to their ranks in the House. But if Democrats are also competitive in the quickly reddening, rural Wisconsin 7th Congressional District, it could signal another blue wave in the fall,” they argued.

That “blue wave” crashed in Wisconsin:

Trump won Wisconsin by less than a point, but carried the district by 20 points, in 2016. Tiffany’s win over Zunker was about 6 points less than that, based on preliminary results. Tiffany rejected Democrats’ argument that the smaller margin was a sign that Trump’s support was waning. “Any time you lose by 14 points, I don’t think that’s a moral victory,” Tiffany said. “This is a decisive victory here.”

I’d totally agree with both points. I think Democrats are misreading things. While President Trump is working with any governor that asks for the federal government’s help, Queen Pelosi keeps delaying bills that’ve put small businesses out of businesses. Democrats apparently haven’t noticed that people don’t like the draconian measures put in place by tyrants like Illinois’s J.B. Pritzker, Michigan’s Gretchen Whitmer and Pennsylvania’s Tom Wolf. If that trio of Democrat governors were up for re-election this fall, I’d bet heavily that, at minimum, 2 of the 3 would lose.

This is funny:


To steal a line from the original A-Team, “God, I love it when a plan comes together.”