Daily Archives: October 30, 2018

Keep Pushing Forward, Senator

Actual headline from Legal Insurrection:

Senate Judiciary Committee holds nominee hearings during recess, and Dems are pissed

For all the Democrat complaining, no one is stopping them from attending and asking questions. [CtH: See my extra info below.]

So Senate recess was a time for Republicans to halt the judicial confirmation train from rollin’ down the tracks?

Not.

Before you can get to a floor vote, you need a Committee vote. And before you can get a Committee vote, you need a Committee hearing.

So, the Senate Judiciary Committee has continued to hold hearings on nominees, lining up more Committee votes for just after the midterms.

Nina Totenberg at NRP writes, Trump, Republicans Continue Remaking The Federal Courts — Even As Senate On Recess:

… And now, for the first time, the Senate Judiciary Committee is holding confirmation hearings during a Senate recess, over the objections of the minority party.

CtH: Since the recess is campaign season, I was curious who on the Senate Judiciary Committee might be impacted by these meetings. It turns out that only ONE of the members who is up for re-election is considered an “at risk” candidate. And he’s a Republican. All of the four Democrats running are in races that are “considered safe for the incumbent.” IOW, they could go to the meetings if they wanted to do so.

SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

[BOLD = Incumbents running for re-election, RED = Considered unsafe for incumbent. GREEN: Considered safe for incumbent.]:

REPUBLICANS: Senator Chuck Grassley R-IA; Senator Orrin G. Hatch R-UT; Senator Lindsey Graham R-SC; Senator John Cornyn R-TX; Senator Michael S. Lee R-UT; Senator Ted Cruz R-TX; Senator Ben Sasse R-NE; Senator Jeff Flake R-AZ; Senator Mike Crapo R-ID; Senator Thom Tillis R-NC; Senator John Kennedy R-LA.

DEMOCRATS: Senator Dianne Feinstein D-CA; Senator Patrick Leahy D-VT; Senator Dick Durbin D-IL; Senator Sheldon Whitehouse D-RI; Senator Amy Klobuchar D-MN; Senator Christopher A. Coons D-DE; Senator Richard Blumenthal D-CT; Senator Mazie Hirono D-HI; Senator Cory Booker D-NJ; Senator Kamala Harris D-CA.

 

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Rally ‘Round The Donald, Boys

Most remember, maybe not so fondly, Emperor Barack I rallying the sheeple with cries of racism, hatred and “getting in their faces.” Now, he can’t draw enough people to half a high school gymnasium.

Trump, on the other hand, has drawn massive turn-away crowds since he first began campaigning. The record of those he’s endorsed is pretty impressive.

Trump plans nearly a dozen more rallies before midterms

President Trump plans to hold 11 campaign rallies in seven states in the run-up to the midterm elections.

The president’s schedule includes stops in Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Montana, Ohio, Tennessee and West Virginia.

Trump will be in Florida Wednesday, backing Gov. Rick Scott for the US Senate seat occupied by Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) He’s also endorsed Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis over progressive Democratic hopeful Andrew Gillum.

On Thursday, Trump will be in Columbia, Missouri, to support Republican Josh Hawley, who is trying to unseat Sen. Claire McCaskill, the incumbent Democrat.

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Money Isn’t Everything

Hillary Clinton spent over $2 billion in 2016. Trump spent $600 million. How’d that work out?

Michael Bloomberg’s PAC Cash Gives Democrats Big Spending Advantage Ahead Of Midterms

Democrats are expected to outspend Republicans on House races this election season thanks in part to a last-minute campaign donation from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s PAC, The New York Times reported Sunday, citing his adviser.

Democrats are on pace to outspend Republicans — $143 million to $86 million — on television ads for House races. The bulk of that spending came from Bloomberg, who pledged to spend roughly $20 million in House campaign ads in the final week by way of Independence USA, his super PAC, according to the report.

Liberal financier Tom Steyer’s PAC has given over $42 million this midterm election cycle to Democrats and other progressive causes. That number makes him the second highest political donor across the partisan spectrum, behind Republican booster Sheldon Adelson.

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Not Even During A Moment Of Silence

They can’t help themselves. They’re completely taken over by a blind hatred they probably don’t even fully understand.

Marsha Blackburn Was Protested During Moment Of Silence For Shooting Victims

As Blackburn took the stage to speak to a crowd of hundreds, she was interrupted multiple times by protesters — each time she was protested, Blackburn supporters drowned out the opposition with a USA chant.

The protests didn’t stop even as Blackburn took a moment to honor the 11 individuals who perished in the Tree Of Life Synagogue the prior day. During the moment of silence, a protester shouted “Marsha Blackburn is a white supremacist,” reported The Tennessean.

“I have never in my life heard of people interrupting a moment of silence so they can have a protest,” Blackburn told WTVF. “I think that’s despicable.”

THIS BREAKS MY HEART

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More Domestic Terrorism

Gunman Shoots Out Windows Of GOP Office In Florida

Tony Ledbetter, the chairman of the Volusia Co. GOP, told WFTV news station that a volunteer found the window’s shattered on Monday morning. Four bullets had pierced the drywall in the office, he said.

“You’ve got some sick person, and I’ll call them out, they’re Democrats. No Republicans got any reason to come attack our location,” said Ledbetter.


NATURALLY, YOUTUBE REFUSES TO POST THIS VIDEO. GO FIGURE.

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Trump To Visit Pittsburgh

Donald and Melania Trump Traveling to Pittsburgh After Synagogue Shooting

One thing is certain: in the midst of a solemn memorial for those who were slaughtered by an anti-semitic madman, the paid terrorists will be out in force … To hell with the dead! WE HATE TRUMP! We’ve seen this act too many times already.

Sanders said that Trump would travel to Pittsburgh to “express the support of the American people and grieve with the Pittsburgh community.”

“He adores Jewish-Americans as part of his own family,” she said, recalling that Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump was Jewish and that he son-in-law Jared Kushner was the descendant of Holocaust survivors.

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Some Parting Shots

Speaker Paul Ryan decided to jump on “Face the Nation” and trash Trump supporters just in time for the midterm elections.

I’m more familiar with this RINO prick better than a lot of people. His district is 30 miles north of where I live. It is a straight democrat town. His family has been there for generations, so he’s like a favorite son. When he leaves, the area will turn blue again.

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) said he believed conservatives have embraced “tribal identity politics,” in the style of leftist community organizer Saul Alinsky.

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Betting On The Future

Betting site odds favor GOP keeping control of House

Polls continue to predict a blue wave, albeit one that might be too small for surfers. But polls depend on constructing a model of the expected turnout and then finding respondents to match the model: a certain percentage of Republicans, independents, and Democrats. If the pollsters fail to accurately predict which kinds of voters will be motivated in an off-year election, their polls are useless. [Remember all the “Clinton is a shoe in” polls in 2016!]

The odds on MyBookie favor Republicans maintaining hold of their majority, even as political forecaster Nate Silver says there is an 84.9 percent chance of a Democratic victory.

Whom are you going to trust? The guys who got it wrong last time or the people who put their money where their mouths are?

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The Real Enemy

Trump calls out CNN for giving out FALSE information on his “Enemy of the People” remark

CNN and others in the Fake News Business keep purposely and inaccurately reporting that I said the “Media is the Enemy of the People.” Wrong! I said that the “Fake News (Media) is the Enemy of the People,” a very big difference. When you give out false information – not good!

Check out tweets from last two days. I refer to Fake News Media when mentioning Enemy of the People – but dishonest reporters use only the word “Media.” The people of our Great Country are angry and disillusioned at receiving so much Fake News. They get it, and fully understand!

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Only One That Counts

The midterms are a week away. Seven short days. Some polls say the republicans will hold the House. Other say they will lose it. But only one poll counts – i.e., what voters do next Tuesday.

Despite the maniacal, deranged, two-year temper tantrum the left has thrown over losing an election, President Trump has succeeded beyond almost anyone’s expectations. If that is to continue, we must retain control.

The alternative is unthinkable:

  • The grinning, botox-intoxicated hag, Nancy Pelosi, once again clutching the Speakers’ gavel in her cold,almost dead hands.
  • Maxine Waters, sprinting to the floor the first day of the new session waving impeachment papers.
  • Wave after wave of bills trying to return America to the moral cesspool and haven for illegal parasites that Obama oversaw.

For the love of God, country, and all that is right and good, get out … if you haven’t already,\ … and VOTE REPUBLICAN!!

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