Daily Archives: December 21, 2018

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2018_12 21 Opioid

ROSENSTEIN IS OUT-OUT: Whitaker is in-in — Matthew Whitaker was appointed acting Attorney General in November after Jeff Sessions was fired in disgrace. Whitaker immediately took over the Mueller investigation, bumping DAG Rod Rosenstein from the role and the Democrats went crazy calling for him to recuse himself. On Wednesday, ethics officials cleared Whitaker to take over the Mueller probe.

GETTING STUFF DONE: For the first time since 1990, a farm bill has been enacted in the same year it was introduced before Congress Trump has signed into law one of his biggest priorities for 2018: a Farm Bill that will keep American agriculture and farmers on top globally. It provides crucial funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, as well as support, certainty, and stability for America’s farmers.

SPEAKING OF CLUELESS: Tucker Carlson “You’re going to raise gas taxes, filter the money through a massive bureaucracy, then give it back?” Riiiiiiiiight.

2018_12 21 PP Richards bundle of joy money

PLANNED PARENTHOOD: Discriminates against pregnant employees — A report published by the New York Times reveals that Planned Parenthood details multiple complaints that contrast sharply with the abortion giant’s PR as a champion of women’s healthcare. Since 2013, a dozen lawsuits have been filed alleging denial of rest periods, lunch breaks, and overtime pay, as well as retaliation for pregnancy and taking advantage of medical leave.

IF YOU WATCH NOTHING ELSE TODAY … watch this.

KARMA in COLORADO: Christian baker going on offense — This summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that Colorado officials had discriminated against the Masterpiece Cakeshop owner’s religious beliefs while trying to force him to bake a cake for a same-sex “wedding.” Shortly thereafter, a trannie complained that he wouldn’t bake a cake to celebrate his transition to female and Colorado jumped on him again. Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), the religious liberty nonprofit that represented Phillips in his original case, responded by filing a federal lawsuit against outgoing Democrat Gov. John Hickenlooper and the state civil rights commission, accusing them of ignoring the Supreme Court’s ruling and continuing to discriminate against Phillips’ faith.

This reminds me of a case where my home town persecuted a preacher for talking about the sin of homosexuality on The Commons. The city threw away $100,000 of tax payers’ money only to lose what should have been an obvious First Amendment right. Did they learn? They did not. They turned right around and arrested the NEXT preacher, who SHOWED THE COPS THE JUDGE’S DECISION. That case cost another $8K. The mayor said something weaselly about how they never meant to infringe on anyone’s right. Yeah. Suuuuure you didn’t.

2018_12 21 Trumpeached

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Preparing for Jesus

2018_12 21 Inn keepers

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Funding the Wall

2018_12 20 House vote

HOUSE VOTES YES ON FUNDING WALL: The House voted Thursday to give President Trump $5.7 billion for a border wall, hours after Trump warned Republicans that he would veto the spending bill if it didn’t boost border security. Democrats in the Senate are expected to reject the bill. That rejection looks increasingly likely to lead to a partial government shutdown after Friday. Are Democrats really going to put their Trump Derangement ahead of America’s security?

NOON MEETING: GOP leaders with Trump at the WH about border funding “Border security must become a #1 priority!” — President Trump.

DEMOCRATS OPPOSE BORDER SECURITY: Their votes prove it — Wolf tried to defend Democrats, but Stephen Miller just spit out so many facts, all Wolf could do was beg to “move on.”

2018_12 21 AOC border

GOVERNMENT’S JOB: AOC hasn’t a clue — NOW she’s questioning how the government is going to pay for something?!? Lolololol. Oh the irony. Does she have any idea how government works?

LOOK WHAT PEOPLE CAN DO WITHOUT CONGRESS: Are you paying attention, Alexandria? — 11:20 am on Day 4 = $11,948,074.

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