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Saying that Moderate Joe Biden isn’t moderate is understatement. Frankly, when AOC said that she wasn’t interested in some middle-of-the-road green energy plan that Biden was likely to propose, she certainly didn’t do her research. Then again, that’s her habit. This article highlights how destructive Biden’s plan would be.

What’s most frightening is that Joe Biden’s plan is relatively moderate amongst Democrat presidential candidates’ plans. That being said, it’s impossible to see Biden’s plan gaining traction in parts of the Rust Belt that he needs to flip back to have a chance to win back the White House.

Let’s get started with the meat of this critique, starting with Mr. Driessen writing “[b]efore we destroy our energy and economic system, we need to be presented solid, irrefutable proof that we face an actual climate crisis – and be able to debate and cross examine those who make such claims.”

That won’t happen anytime soon. The Democrats’ idea of debating an issue is hurling invectives at those that disagree with them. There’s no sign that Democrats will stop that anytime soon. (When I say soon, I mean in the next 50 years.) Driessen continues:

Third, there’s nothing clean, green, renewable or sustainable about wind, solar or battery power. Those technologies require enormous amounts of land, concrete, steel and other raw materials – and many of their most critical materials are extracted and processed using child labor, at near-slave wages for adults, with few or no workplace safety rules, and with horrific effects on land, air and water quality.

I’m reminded of the story from a DFL state convention a few years ago. For the benefit of non-Minnesotans, DFL is Minnesotan for crazy liberals.

Some Iron Range Democrats wanted a plank in the DFL platform that said that the DFL supported mining. Twenty years ago, that wouldn’t have been controversial. That year, it was as controversial as saying that the Pope’s grandkids were offended. But I digress. The environmentalists started organizing against the motion by communicating with iPads and iPhones.

DFL Sen. Dave Tomassoni noted this in ridiculing environmentalists opposing the platform prank:

Tomassoni held up his cell phone, noting that virtually everyone at the convention, including the most ardent environmentalists, had one. “There are 39 minerals in this little baby,” Tomassoni said. “It may surprise some of the people here that these minerals don’t just drop out of the sky. They’re mined. What, is it okay if the mining is done by some 12-year-old in a third world country, but it’s wrong if we [Rangers] do it?”

Biden’s strategy is stupid. First, he’s essentially telling blue collar workers that he’d implement the same policies as President Obama did that drove blue collar workers into President Trump’s arms.

Next, Biden is then attempting to tell those blue collar workers, whose jobs he wants to eliminate, that he’ll fight for them. Right. The guy that just sold those hard hats out now wants them to trust him? Seriously? There’s a better chance that I’ll vote for the Democrat in the general election in 2020 than there is for these hard hats to trust Biden. Here’s what Biden said in October of 2015 on the subject of climate change:

Then again, considering what he’s said about the Hyde Amendment in the past vs. what he’s saying now that he’s running for president, it isn’t like you can trust him or any other Democrat on the subject.

In this post last night, I wrote about the untold story behind the immigration crisis. It’s called the health epidemic crisis. This article highlights what’s happening at the border.

What’s frightening is that diseases not seen in the US in literally decades are showing up at our southern border. What’s more frightening is that it isn’t likely that these diseases will be contained at the border.

Thus far, Democrats have insisted that the border crisis was a “manufactured crisis.” After it became obvious that this wasn’t a manufactured crisis, Democrats switched to saying it was a “humanitarian crisis.” Now that contagious diseases are getting detected, will Democrats, led by Speaker Pelosi and Sen. Schumer, continue to put Americans’ lives at risk? Will they ignore this crisis, too?

Jon Anfinsen is a National Border Patrol Council vice president and based in Del Rio, which includes Eagle Pass, where most Congolese are arriving. Anfinsen represents approximately 1,000 agents who are based out of 10 regional holding stations. Anfinsen has been an agent 12 years and said the number of people in custody and subsequent illnesses among that population is “unprecedented.”

“Scabies, chickenpox, we had one case of the mumps here in Uvalde. I wanna say we had measles, plenty of the flu, plenty of colds, body lice, just assorted. And some of these things, they spread like wildfires when you get into a cramped holding cell. It happens,” Anfinsen said.

The continuous breakouts — in part caused by the overcrowded conditions in facilities and difficulty quarantining each sick person — are taking both a physical and mental toll on agents.

This wasn’t unforeseen or unpredicted, either:

That interview happened 3 months ago. The CDC said then that they were “playing catch-up” with vaccinations. Since then, it’s quite possible that things have gotten worse.

What’s particularly upsetting is the fact that Democrats haven’t lifted a finger to fix the immigration problem. What’s worst is that they don’t seem at all interested in fixing the problem because they see it as a partisan political issue. How sad is that?

In 2020, voters have a decision. They can vote for the party that puts partisanship ahead of patriotism and doing what’s right. A vote for a Democrat is a vote for this type of malfeasance. It’s a vote for the failing status quo.

If you’re satisfied with communicable diseases spreading nationwide, then you need to rethink things ASAP.

It’s amazing how stupid the media can act when they’re defending Democrats. And I’m not talking about how it’s ok for the Clinton campaign and the DNC paid for unverified dirt on President Trump but it’s treason if President Trump contemplates what he’d do if a foreign government offered him dirt on his opponent in 2020. What I’m talking about is missing the real comparison from the interview.

There’s Donald Trump being interviewed and he’s answering all of Stephanopoulos’s questions. I’ll stipulate that his supporters probably didn’t want him to answer all of those questions but that’s President Trump. Let’s be honest about this. There’s tons of proof that President Trump is the most transparent president in recent history. (I don’t think it’s that close, in fact.)

President Trump holds multiple press availabilities each week. It’s routine that he doesn’t make an opening statement but then answers questions for 30-45 minutes. He’s let the media videotape lengthy portions of his cabinet meetings. He’s let reporters ask questions during those cabinet meetings, too. It’s a historical fact that no other president has done this that often since TV was created.

The important lesson to take from this, in my opinion, is that President Trump is the opposite of President Obama in terms of transparency. President Obama used executive privilege to hide what actually happened during Operation Fast and Furious. We might never know what Eric Holder did in getting guns into the hands of the drug cartels. It’s doubtful that we’ll find out what led to the assassination of Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry.

Seemingly each week, Judicial Watch announces that it’s won another FOIA lawsuit against the Obama administration. The fact that the Obama administration would try hiding that many things from citizens that they own is instructive in terms of the Obama administration’s penchant for secrecy.

That fits with the Obama administration’s weaponization of the IRS, the ATF, the FBI and the CIA. After weaponizing the government, it’s only logical that Democrats would attempt to hide the Democrats’ weaponization of government. Tom Fitton, the president of Judicial Watch and one of the most frightening people to Democrats in the nation, sums the Democrats’ strategy perfectly in this video:

It’s too late to ‘save’ the MSM. They’re hopeless, utterly hopeless. We need a 21st Century revival of the Pamphleteers. What the Democrats are missing are legitimate patriots. You can’t find them in today’s Democrat Party. They’re certainly missing in the Media Wing of the Democrat Party.

Further, the media insists on running every quote from Democrats saying that Bill Barr is acting like President Trump’s defense attorney. Oh please. Why don’t they talk about this:

“I’m still enjoying what I’m doing, there’s still work to be done. I’m still the President’s wing-man, so I’m there with my boy. So we’ll see,” Holder said in an interview on the Tom Joyner radio show.

Certainly, a strong, strong case can be made that Eric Holder acted like President Obama’s defense attorney. In fact, a stronger argument can be made that President Obama acted as Holder’s defense attorney by shielding Holder by improperly using executive privilege.

For a couple of months, Democrats have admitted that there’s a humanitarian crisis that’s related to illegal immigration. I won’t dispute that but it’s far more than that. During an interview with Brian Kilmeade, Dr. Drew Pinsky highlighted what’s happening in California. Specifically, he highlighted what’s happening in the homeless districts in LA.

During Kilmeade’s program, Dr. Pinsky made this dire prediction:

“I want to give you a prediction here. There will be a major infectious disease epidemic this summer in Los Angeles,” he said. “We have tens and tens of thousands of people living in tents. Horrible conditions. Sanitation. Rats have taken over the city,” he told Kilmeade. “We’re the only city in the country, Los Angeles, without a rodent control program. We have multiple rodent-borne, flea-borne illnesses, plague, typhus. We’re gonna have louse-borne illness. If measles breaks into that population, we have tuberculosis exploding.”

This is how LA dealt with this potential epidemic:

Despite efforts last October by Los Angeles officials to clean up the trash which had led to several cases of flea-borne typhus, garbage has accumulated again. The trash heaps attract rats and other rodents which can carry the diseased fleas, potentially infecting humans who come in contact with them.

The past 2 weeks, local news stations have reported the increase in reported cases of tuberculosis:

Los Angeles has a growing problem with diseases borne by both flea and feces. An LAPD officer was just diagnosed with typhoid fever along with two more from the same workplace displaying symptoms. Meanwhile, cases of typhus, caused by a different bacterium, have soared in California from 13 in 2008 to 167 in 2018. In addition, there have been outbreaks of hepatitis A, tuberculosis, and staph in L.A. and other West Coast cities.

Why is this happening—and will [it] spread to other cities? The city of Los Angeles itself links the disease outbreaks to the area’s growing homelessness problem.

Since this article was written, Dr. Drew Pinsky was interviewed by Laura Ingraham. Here’s what Dr. Pinsky said:

Across the nation, previously unscreened people from other parts of the planet are being diagnosed with tuberculosis and other infectious diseases. This isn’t just a humanitarian crisis, as Democrats insist. It’s a medical crisis and a national security crisis, too. Anyone that thinks that shipping illegal aliens that carry these diseases to other communities is inviting a crisis.

In fact, this nation is on the verge of multiple crises. One crisis that must be fixed, not contained, is the health epidemic that’s being triggered by the homeless crisis. As explained earlier, the epidemic is the result of “rodent-borne, flea-borne illnesses” like plague and typhus.

Another crisis is the health crisis that has a higher-than-likely chance of spreading nationwide, thanks in large part to illegal immigration. This article should get everyone’s attention. Here’s why:

With the southern border being overwhelmed with 100,000 people a month being apprehended attempting to enter illegally, there is no ability to enforce any sort of massive health check. The border patrol does its best to notice who may be showing symptoms of illness, but there’s nothing to be done about those who are unaware they’re ill with no obvious indications of sickness.

As of May 31, we have 981 cases of measles in 26 states. For a disease we thought eradicated, we are now on track to surpass 1,000 this week, eclipsing the previous record in 1994, which reported 963 for the entire year.

Speaker Pelosi and other House Democrats put us all in danger if they don’t start taking illegal immigration seriously. Last fall, House Democrats insisted that this was a “manufactured crisis.” Now that that’s been discredited, it’s time to take action to prevent a major health epidemic.

I’m tired of hearing Democrats ignore crises while they investigate myths about presidential collusion. Instead of investigating hoaxes, Democrats should take action to save people’s lives.

Let’s pose a hypothetical question. Let’s suppose that an organization announced that they were holding a rally? Then let’s imagine that nobody attended this rally. Finally, let’s imagine that it wasn’t just any organization and that it wasn’t a rally (single) but rallies.

According to Emily Zanotti’s article, MoveOn.org “kicked off a nationwide campaign to impeach President Donald Trump Saturday with a series of ‘#ImpeachTrump’ rallies and a ‘Day of Action’ meant to inspire the far left to pressure Congressional legislators to undertake impeachment proceedings.”

The bad news is that “‘dozens’ of protesters ‘packed’ a park to listen to speakers talk about Trump’s sins against democracy” in Portland, OR. Then there’s this important information:

MoveOn partnered with around two dozen organizations on the event, including activist group, Indivisible, the national Women’s March, Democracy for America, and CREDO, and looped in celebrities like Chelsea Handler and members of the cast and crew of Modern Family to help promote the event. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), who is leading the impeachment charge in the House of Representatives, was among those legislators and high-profile guests invited to speak at the rallies.

With such far left firepower, you’d think the turnout was through the roof. It wasn’t. But things didn’t quite go as planned:

The Washington Times reports that MoveOn.org expected massive turnout at 120 events in cities and towns throughout the country. “Donald Trump’s abuses of our communities and country demand action from Congress, which has the responsibility and authority to hold Trump accountable. The next crucial step is an inquiry into whether to draft articles of impeachment,” MoveOn.org claims on their website, Impeach.org. “The time is now to push every member of Congress to act on behalf of the constituents, country and Constitution and begin impeachment now.”

Portland, OR isn’t exactly known as a hotbed of conservatism. Look at this ‘crowd’ gathered in Portland:

There are town team baseball games in small town Minnesota that attract more people. By all means, though, Democrats should keep making the #ImpeachTrump drumbeat. Don’t let the crowds fool you, Democrats. You’ve found your winning issue for 2020. Want more proof? Check out the ‘crowd’ that gathered in Newport, RI:

I’d argue that it attracted people by the dozens except I’m not certain the plural conjugation of dozen is accurate. Again, it’s worth noting that Newport, RI isn’t a hotbed of conservatism. One of their senators is Sheldon Whitehouse. Ideologically speaking, Whitehouse is just a bit to the left of Al Franken.

That’s what happens when you try selling something people don’t want.

Eric Swalwell’s hit piece in the Atlantic is what you’d expect from a no-talent back-bench bomb-thrower. He went into this election season as a nobody. Nothing has changed. As always, Trey Gowdy puts it best during this interview with Martha McCallum:

But I digress. Now onto Rep. Swalwell’s hit piece. This paragraph is particularly revealing of Rep. Swalwell’s (lack of) character:

The president continues to betray America, putting his own interests ahead of our country’s. His statement that he would accept a foreign power’s offer of information harmful to an electoral rival, and probably not inform the FBI of such an effort, shouldn’t be shocking—because he already did it.

Here’s what President Trump actually said:

There’s no doubt that President Trump said that, if you’re a congressman and a foreign operative offers said congressman dirt on the congressman’s opponent, that they wouldn’t necessarily call the FBI. When Stephanopoulos brought up Al Gore calling the FBI, Trump immediately highlighted the fact that Gore had just received a stolen briefing book. A crime had been committed. Of course, you’re obligated to report federal crimes to the FBI.

There’s also no doubt that President Trump, when posed with a hypothetical question on getting dirt from a foreign operative, said “Maybe you do both”, meaning he’d listen to what the operative said and he’d call the FBI, depending on the content. I’m not a constitutional scholar but I’m fairly certain that isn’t what the Founding Fathers meant when they talked about high crimes and misdemeanors.

Keep fighting, Eric. If you do, perhaps you’ll achieve what Joe Biden already has. Biden has gotten a nickname of “1% Joe” from President Trump. How appropriate.

At this point, it’s impossible to conclude that former Nixon White House Counsel John Dean likes Republicans. He’s made a living since a) getting disbarred for obstructing justice and b) pleading guilty for obstructing justice by writing books insisting that one scandal or another was “worse than Watergate.” This week, he was back on Capitol Hill with his dog and pony show (my apologies to dogs and ponies) to verify for Democrats that Russiagate (wait for it) is “worse than Watergate.”

I don’t have a problem with Dean making a living by serving up this BS. It’s his right, thanks to the First Amendment. What I have a problem with is Democrats pretending that he’s got any credibility left. Dean’s credibility died when he pled guilty of obstructing justice. If it didn’t die then, it likely died when he insisted that Iran-Contra (sorry to younger readers; if you don’t know what that is, google it) was — wait for it — worse than Watergate.

Rep. John Ratcliffe did a masterful job utterly demolishing Monday’s hearing:

Ouch! If that didn’t utterly demolish Dean’s credibility and Nadler’s credentials, then perhaps Brit Hume’s comments will:

On Fox News Monday night, Brit Hume said it was “amazing” that House Democrats had Dean testify, adding, “Who is going to be next for the House impeachment horde? [Deceased mobster] Whitey Bulger, perhaps?”

Actually, to add context to Brit’s commentary, he said that the first star witness the House Judiciary Committee Democrats called was Michael Cohen and that the next star witness the House Judiciary Committee Democrats called was John Dean. It should be noted that Dean pled guilty for obstructing justice during the Watergate cover-up, which he masterminded. Furthermore, Cohen is in prison after pleading guilty to the charge of lying to Congress.

That’s when Brit Hume said “Who is going to be next for the House impeachment horde? [Deceased mobster] Whitey Bulger, perhaps?” Either that or Democrats might host a séance to call on the ghost of Richard Nixon to testify that Russiagate is “worse than Watergate.”

To get serious, though, what’s happening in the Democrat majority in the House is a clown show. (Again, my apologies to clown shows.) It’s a spectacle. The Democrats start the week with the Dean clown show. Over the weekend, the Democrat Speaker of the House said she didn’t want Trump impeached. She wanted him thrown in prison. She said that without mentioning if President Trump had committed a crime. Then yesterday, Adam Schiff insisted that the discredited Steele gossip column otherwise referred to as the Steele Dossier was Gospel truth.

Democrats running these ‘investigations’ are making fools of themselves. Democrats passing bills in the House are passing things that aren’t popular with the American people and that don’t fix important problems. To summarize, Democrats are too focused on dead-end investigations and they’ve passed legislation that would take us back to the pathetic Obama-Biden economy.

Frankly, Democrats deserve to get stuck with John Dean. CNN does, too. May they rot in hell together.

This article should frighten Chuck Schumer to the core. According to The Hill, Sen. Manchin is considering leaving the Senate before the end of his term.

The article starts by saying “Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is eyeing a possible exit from the Senate, and his decision could be a significant factor in which party controls the majority in 2021. In moments of frustration, the centrist senator has gone so far as to tell colleagues he may leave the upper chamber before the end of this Congress, or after the 2020 elections.”

If Sen. Manchin leaves, it would make it virtually impossible for Democrats to retake control of the Senate in 2021. Sen. Manchin is likely frustrated by the Democrats’ policies on climate change. In this interview, Sen. Manchin expresses his frustration with Mayor Bloomberg’s commitment to eliminating coal-fired power plants nationwide:

That isn’t to say that Sen. Manchin is fond of Republicans. He isn’t. Still, he’s willing to work with Republicans. I suspect that he’d get along just fine with Lindsey Graham on some issues. I further suspect that Sen. Manchin is getting tired of some of the bomb throwing Democrats that are more about shouting than about fixing things.

“I think he’s been fed up for a long time,” said a senator who traveled with Manchin. “He said, ‘I have so many people talking to me about whether I should or I shouldn’t [run for governor].'”

“One of the things you get as a lawmaker is you get lots of free advice from lots of people. He expressed frustration, and it’s the same that a lot of people share,” said the lawmaker, who spoke on background. A third Senate colleague who has spoken to Manchin about his future in the Senate said, “All he says is, ‘I’ll be here until 2020.'”

Don’t think for a minute that Sen. Manchin isn’t frustrated. He clearly is. What’s up in the air is whether he’ll double down or whether he’ll run for governor.

Nancy Pelosi erupted again, saying that President Trump’s tactics “undermined America’s preeminent leadership role in the world by recklessly threatening to impose tariffs on our close friend and neighbor to the south.” Then she said that “threats and temper tantrums are no way to negotiate foreign policy.”

Actually, when you’re dealing with a do-nothing Democrat House intent on sabotaging national security, it’s the perfect way to get things done on the international stage. That’s what President Trump is dealing with. Unlike Ms. Pelosi, President Trump is intent on addressing the biggest issues on our plate. Nancy Pelosi (and her Democrats) don’t care about America’s agenda. They’re all about their special interests’ agenda.

If that agenda diverges with America’s agenda, then Democrats side with the special interests. But I digress. Back to Ms. Pelosi’s hissy fit:

“Congress will continue to hold the Trump Administration accountable for its failures to address the humanitarian situation at our southern border,” she said. “President Trump must stop sabotaging good-faith, constructive, and bipartisan efforts in Congress to address this complex problem in a humane manner that honors and respects our most cherished national values.”

What a windbag. That’s what DC politicians do when caught doing nothing. Pelosi knows that House Democrats haven’t done a thing to fix the humanitarian or national security crises. Instead, Pelosi’s Democrats passed a blanket amnesty bill that doesn’t fix any of the problems we’re currently dealing with.

Thanks to Ms. Pelosi’s Democrats, 31% of all girls brought illegally into the US from Mexico have been sexually assaulted. Ms. Pelosi, which of our “cherished national values” does that uphold?

This is Pelosi just 3 months ago:

She’s the witch that’s sabotaging good-faith attempts to fix this crisis. Simply put, she isn’t a patriot. She hasn’t been for years. She’s been a total autocrat whenever possible. Not a single Democrat voted for President Trump’s tax cuts that have the economy sailing. Not a single Democrat voted for border wall funding until after she became Speaker. Only then did Democrats vote for funding the wall. BTW, they still haven’t lifted a finger on fixing US asylum laws.

How she has the audacity to say that Democrats are part of “good-faith, constructive, and bipartisan efforts in Congress to address this complex problem” is beyond me. Ms. Pelosi is a proven liar. She shouldn’t be mistaken for being a patriot.

The MSM has complained about President Trump’s tweets as though they were meant to be ridiculed. The MSM hasn’t noticed that Sen. Schumer’s tweets is more ridiculous than President Trump’s tweets.

For instance, moments after President Trump announced that the US and Mexico had reached a deal on border security, Sen. Schumer tweeted “This is an historic night! @realDonaldTrump has announced that he has cut a deal to ‘greatly reduce, or eliminate, Illegal Immigration coming from Mexico and into the United States.’ Now that that problem is solved, I’m sure we won’t be hearing any more about it in the future.”

First, the problem isn’t solved. This is just President Trump doing his best to limit the damage of the current crisis. Sen. Schumer first said that this was a “manufactured crisis”. Throughout, Sen. Schumer has sat on his hands instead of providing ideas that would fix this crisis. Doing nothing except obstructing is what Sen. Schumer does best. That’s why this tweet is utterly laughable:


The next serious proposal from Sen. Schumer or Pelosi will be their first of this session of Congress. We’ve got a crisis at our southern border. What’s the only legislation that’s been written on immigration? The House passed a mass amnesty bill that won’t fix any part of this crisis. The Senate has done even less than the House. In fact, Senate Democrats haven’t done anything about immigration. So much for the thought that Democrats have provided “serious proposals to address the nation’s most pressing needs.”

Here’s another of Sen. Schumer’s idiotic tweets:


What a wimp! President Trump pressured Mexico into multiple concessions, which should help with this crisis. Thus far, Mexico has done more to fix the humanitarian crisis and national security crisis than Democrats have done. That isn’t a high bar since Democrats haven’t done a thing that’d fix a thing about these crises. If Democrats don’t siding with the Resist Movement instead of with the American people, their 2020 fates will be grim.

Sen. Schumer should stop flapping his gums and stop with his obstruction. Democrats haven’t provided any assistance since President Trump was elected. Democrats unanimously voted against President Trump’s tax cuts. Democrats frequently voted against eliminating industry-killing regulations. Frankly, Sen. Schumer’s tweets are almost as worthless as his actions on important issues.