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BOOK BANNING: In 2018, a book critical of the transgender ideology appeared on Amazon. Trans activists flooded When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Movement by Ryan T. Anderson with negative reviews to try and discourage people from buying and reading it. It didn’t work; the book became a best-seller. So Amazon removed it with no warning or explanation

Man – when bookshop that sells Mein Kampf thinks you’re too dangerous to public, it’s a sign you’re over the target and doing damage.” – Catholic writer Michael Brendan Dougherty

If Amazon blacklists a book, buy it from another seller or directly from the publisher. But buy it. And read it.” – Prof. Robert P. George

How is it that Amazon won’t sell a book because of it’s content and doesn’t get in trouble but a bakery that won’t bake a cake because of what it represents does get in trouble?” – Kurt Killen

CENSORSHIP: An attorney with a citizens’ group recently testified before the Ohio state legislature about a GOP-backed bill that would implement legislative oversight of pandemic-related orders given by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine.

YouTube removed the video of his testimony because “our team [thinks] it violates our medical misinformation policy.

COCA COLA: “Try to be less white” [11:35] – Coca Cola has admitted the workshop is theirs, but it’s just a short part of their curriculum to help build an inclusive workplace which covers “a variety of topics, including on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We will continue to refine this curriculum.”

BEST RESPONSE: “Hey, Coca Cola! I don’t know how to be less white. But I do know how to drink less Coca Cola.”

COLD: Jason Isaac explains the Texas power outages [29:55] – About 70 deaths are being attributed to the recent arctic blast, with most being in Texas, where renewable power sources failed. According to Isaac, the people who managed the emergency response made some critical errors that compounded the problem. In addition, poor maintenance of trees around power lines led to frozen branches taking down lines.

CLICK https://rumble.com/ve0zc7-energy-expert-debunks-green-narrative-on-texas.html [5:06] to hear energy expert Daniel Turner debunk the green narrative. His website is @ https://powerthefuture.com/.

CUOMO RESIGN: If you’re a New York resident, click below to sign the petition. CLICK https://rumble.com/ve17dd-n.y.-rep.-gov.-cuomos-days-are-dwindling.html [3:31] to hear New York Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis talk about why she started the petition.

EDUCATION: Video of a pre-meeting session of the school board for the Oakley Union Elementary School District, in which trustee members planned how to mute parents by forcing them to pre-record comments, complained about how hurtful it was to receive complaint letters from constituents because “we’re people too”, and mocked parents for wanting schools to re-open. [8:10].

The trustees have resigned en masse. Good riddance.

One of these parent told ABC7, “I thought the board members were also advocates for my child and had her best interests at heart. After [Wednesday’s] incident, it really has me thinking that they don’t. They see us writing letters monthly, weekly, to the board members, detailing our stresses and grief about distance learning. For them to say we are doing nothing and sitting home and smoking pot is far from the truth.”

KVON: Review of FAUXTUS’ first, pathetic town hall [14:46] – This is worth watching. Kvon fact checks the Left’s garbage coverage and speculates on whether The Simpsons predicted the current administration.

CLICK https://www.facebook.com/DamaniBryantFelder/videos/185109080055975 [:48] to see an ad for the Personal Democratic Assistant for Black and Hispanics who can’t negotiate the internet.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD: Their 2019 annual report was just released. It shows the abortion giant killed 354,000 unborn babies, an increase of 9,000 from the year before.

They claim it’s main focus is women’s health care, but the statistics don’t lie. Every year, they kill more unborn babies than they did the year before. In 2018, killed 332,757 babies in abortions, which was an increase of 3.51% from 2017.

RACISM: CLICK https://twitter.com/CNN/status/1361875575032446979 [1:43] to hear FAUXTUS say white supremacists are the greatest domestic terror threat in the U.S.

He also blamed the very same Americans who have dedicated their lives to keeping the country safe (former military, former police officers) for the rise of white supremacism. “These guys are not — and women — are, in fact, demented. They are dangerous people.

Then he pledged to end jail time for all drug offenders.

RANDOM ACTS: Mattress Mack has opened his store’s doors to victims of flood, storm, housefires, and now cold. When power outages hit freezing Texans, he offered two of his Furniture Gallery stores (Houston, Richmond) as warming centers to those in need in the Houston area.

He had food, clothing, hot chocolate and an open ended invitation. “Whether they want to stay for two hours until their power gets back on, or they want to stay for two days, we’re here for the community.”

Last June, he opened a Charter High School offering a variety of courses to students who might be needing more flexibility in their timetable, or who wish to embark on a career involving more manual-skills. With training available in the automotive, electrical, carpentry and welding sectors, students have the opportunity to take part in internships and even graduate early.

TDS: Mayor de Blasio hates Trump more than he loves his own citizens. In a pathetically spiteful move that hurt The Donald not at all, he severed ties with the Trump Organization that ran four operations in the city – the Central Park Carousel, Wollman and Lasker skating rinks, and the Ferry Point Golf Course. They don’t have anybody else to run these popular spots, but by gum, they’re NOT going to let anything or anyone named “Trump” do anything nice for anybody.

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BLUE vs. RED:Blue states like California were once the trend-setting, wealth-producing states that laid the path for the future of America. Now progressivism has relegated them to the status of beggar states that have to go to places like Alabama and Arkansas for handouts.” – Stephen Moore

BUTTINSKY POLITICS: In 2017, then-President Trump signed an Executive Order to increase apprenticeships by reducing federal oversight of them, because “federally funded education and workforce development programs are not effectively serving American workers.”

Biden just repealed it.

CLIMATE: Democrats pay as much attention to science as they do to unity.

ERCOT: The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) operates Texas’s electrical grid, dispatching power from the major sources in Texas – i.e., natural gas (51%), wind (24.8%), coal (13.4%), nuclear (4.9%), solar (3.8%), and hydroelectric or biomass-fired units (1.9%).

When weather predictions showed the arctic blast would drop temps and up electrical demand beyond the most extreme predicted seasonal loads, Texas asked the feds for emergency authority to increase their output from the non-renewable energy sources, because the renewable ones had failed in the frigid temperatures.

The Biden administration said no – “to minimize adverse environmental impact” – knowing full well Texans could freeze to death in their homes with zero electricity as temperatures plunged into the single digits. Dozens of deaths are tied to the storm, but experts say the death toll is likely far larger. And it could be weeks or months before the true magnitude is known.

I can’t find this being reported by Slime media. What they’re saying is, “President Joe Biden assured the governors of hard-hit states that the federal government stands ready to offer any emergency resources needed.” Also, “Texans would rather freeze to death than let the feds regulate their power.

NIKKI HALEY: The Left and the NeverTrumpers are proclaiming her “an obvious choice for a party that needs to expand beyond non-college-educated white men.” I’m pretty sure these are the same people who backed John McCain and Mitt Romney to get creamed by Barack Obama. I remember McCain in particular. During the primaries, he was the Left Stream media’s darling, but once he had the nomination, they didn’t like him anymore.

One of the other problems with their confident backing of the back-stabbing Haley is that Trump’s support goes so far beyond “non-college-educated white men” that it’s absurd they continue to say it. The other problem is the result of a recent Politico poll asking 654 registered Republicans, “If the 2024 Republican primary were being held today, for whom would you vote?

Fifty-three percent chose Donald Trump. The next highest was Mike Pence with 12%. Haley tied with Donald Trump Jr. at 6% each.

PRUDENCE:Prudence is a moral virtue which gives us the correct knowledge of things to be done in particular cases. It resides in the practical intellect and gives the habitual disposition to know what is good and evil in the matter at hand. Prudence is the queen of the moral virtues and must govern all of our human acts. In order to make a prudential decision one must be aware of the past, understand the current situation, and have a concern for the future.” – LifeSiteNews

RACE: CLICK https://www.facebook.com/cherry.walker1/posts/10222031283305771 [8:04] to see this 1969 video in which G. Edward Griffin expose the Communist goal to tear Americans apart by aggravating racial tensions. The book he discusses is available for free at the link below.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Former President Donald Trump has expressed a lot of interest in either buying or building a social media company to ensure conservatives are protected.

SOUTH CAROLINA: Kudos to SC for banning abortions on any baby who has a detectable heart beat. The law contains exceptions for rape, incest, medical threat to the mother, or fetal anomalies deemed “incompatible with life.” Naturally, Planned Parenthood is suing.

A federal judge placed a two-week temporary restraining order on South Carolina’s new law banning most abortions if fetal heartbeats are detected. South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson said: “My office will vigorously defend this law in court because there is nothing more important than protecting life.

Watch this! CLICK https://twitter.com/SBAList/status/1362556259975770112 [9:32] to hear Conservative Republican State Representive Melissa Oremus talk about getting pregnant at 16.

TED CRUZ:Our house was dark. We had no heat. We were all huddled around the fireplace because it was the only heat in the house, and after a couple of days [of] the girls being really cold and [temperatures] being in the teens or the 20s outside, our girls said ‘Look, school has been canceled for the week. Can we take a trip and go somewhere warm?’ And Heidi and I, as parents, we said ‘OK, sure.’ And so last night I flew down with them to the beach and then I flew back this afternoon.”

Democrats want to string him up.

VAX: Doctors and researchers have testified that in spite of years of research, a vaccine for a coronavirus has never been successfully developed. In the animal studies conducted in the past, animals injected with a coronavirus vaccine have ended up sterile. In other cases, rather than protect against infection, a test vaccine caused the animal’s immune system to overreact and the animal died.

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COVID-19: Before FAUXTUS arrived to save us, the recommended coronavirus test was the end all and be all. This, despite the fact that it was well known to be too sensitive, giving positive results for people who were asymptomatic and not contagious.

But now, they have to make it look like FAUXTUS is doing what TRUMP supposedly never could – i.e., CURE THE VIRUS. So they have admitted the test is too sensitive and recommended asymptomatic positives be retested. And, voila … it’s just the strangest thing, but the case numbers have dropped dramatically!

We’ve been played and it’s still happening. In 2019, 14.4% of our hospital beds had coronavirus patients in them; that number is now 7.8%, yet jerknalists keep telling us, “The virus is worse than ever! Lockdowns must continue!

Then, after saying we could safely reopen schools, the CDC consulted with the teachers’ unions and reversed itself. It’s U.S. virus map shows huge swathes of red … red meaning “Schools must not open, because it’s too DANGEROUS!” Never mind that schools around the country have been open all year without suffering mass casualties and studies showing that kids don’t catch or transmit the virus readily.

And don’t you dare not get vaccinated, you hater, even though we’re not totally sure how dangerous or effective they are. And never you mind that everybody you know has had the virus and recovered (meaning they’re now immune) OR has been vaccinated (supposedly meaning they’re immune, but maybe not?), “Everybody still has to wear masks!

Amazing how we must cower in fear before a virus with a 99% survival rate, several effective treatments, and several vaccines.

I remember the Swine Flu epidemic, which hit all ages, not just the very elderly, and that killed off 11% of those sick enough to need hospitalization. Then-VP Biden said he didn’t want his loved ones on public transportation because of the risk of contracting the disease, then Obama flipped out and made him walk it back, lest his remark damage the transportation industry.

I was blogging back then and I don’t remember anybody closing schools or businesses or churches or demanding mask wearing or vaccinations. Maybe the difference was that Teh Won was in office. Or something.

FAUXTUS: CLICK https://www.facebook.com/fleccas/videos/1364978290521097 [10:06] to hear Fleccas report on Creepy Uncle Joe’s recent town hall. I had one thought about all the childhood anecdotes, which is that, as dementia takes hold, memories from long ago become the clearest and easiest to remember. Maybe he does it because he can’t remember his scripted answer and has to ramble until the voice in his ear bud tells him what to say.

FREEDOM OF SPEECH: CLICK https://www.facebook.com/fleccas/videos/437121497439715 [8:12] to hear Fleccas interview people outside a Michael Knowles event. Conservatives say, “We should be talking to each other. Hateful is defined as ‘anything I don’t like’.

Liberals say, “Shut up. F*** off. Stay out of my space. Violence is a useful political tool. Hate speech isn’t free speech. I don’t know much about him, but he’s probably saying hateful stuff. You should get s**t for being a Trump supporter.” Also, “F*** off.”

PRICE OF OIL: The price of oil is the most important value on the international commodity markets. It has a strong influence on international economic development.

TDS: In late January, a bunch of House Democrats proposed a bill they call the “No Glory for Hate Act.” It’s official name is H.R. 484. It’s purpose is to “prohibit the use of Federal funds for the commemoration of certain former Presidents” by which they mean presidents who have been impeached twice, which duh means it is legislation targeted specifically at a single former president named Donald Trump.

Trump Derangement Syndrome is apparently an incurable mental disorder. I mean, I loathed and despised BHO to the point where one might have reasonably accused me of suffering from ODS. But as soon as he left office, I forgot about him. Not so Democrats.

H.R. 484 (which is still in committee) would prohibit the use of Federal funds to create or display any symbol, monument, or statue or to name, designate, or redesignate a Federal building or Federal land to commemorate or honor [Donald Trump].

It would also prohibit the use of federal funds to help any State, political subdivision, or entity to name any building, land, structure, installation, or other property after [Donald Trump] or to benefit any place that already bears his name.

It would also prohibit Donald Trump from being interred or inurned in Arlington National Cemetery and deny him the privileges legislated in the “Former Presidents Act of 1958” such as retirement benefits, clerical assistants, and free mail.

President Donald J. Trump lives rent-free in the heads of Democrats. If it weren’t so tragic, it would be hilarious.” – Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ)

Seems as though no matter where he is buried he will be living forever in your minds! Nothing says ‘unity’ like a bill targeting one person.” – Rep. Mary Miller (R-IL)

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Six Reasons Every Pastor Should Require Masks and Social Distancing at Church

ONE: You Will Be Fitting in (and Helping Others Fit in Too) – You want visitors to walk into your church and say, “Hey, everyone here behaves just like the rest of the world.” As you lovingly lead your people by requiring them to wear masks, you will be helping others conform to the world.

TWO: You Will Encourage Everyone to Trust the Government – Christians should be innocent as serpents and wise as doves. This is especially true when it comes to government mandates relating to the church. There is no need to question any of their decisions.

THREE: By Binding the Consciences of All Believers, You Will Weed Out Dangerous, Independent Thinkers from Your Church – You will do the good work of separating the wheat from the chaff. Supposed “Christians” who think that individual believers should be able to make up their own minds about wearing a mask or social distancing cause divisions and create obstacles. They are probably also conspiracy theorists.

FOUR: You Will Be Showing Your Support for the Government Mandated Shutdown of Your Congregant’s Businesses – It is far more important that we slow the inevitable spread of the coronavirus than that people can support themselves and their families. If even one person dies because of the coronavirus, we have failed as a nation. But if a someone loses their business, cannot support their family, and turns to drugs, alcohol, and suicide, our hands are clean.

FIVE: You Will Help Christians Understand True Science – Christians used to believe that God created humans with immune systems. Now we know better. By ensuring that everyone covers their face and stays six feet away from one another, you will reinforce the undisputed truth that our bodies were not designed to interact with microbes and develop natural immunity.

SIX: You Will Ensure Unity by Making Everyone Act the Same Way – If some people are worried about getting the virus, then it makes perfect sense to make everyone else wear a mask too. Love means we accept whatever someone else believes. Just remember that “we are all in this together.” As long as everyone is acting in “unity,” nothing else really matters.

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BEST PRESIDENT EVER: A new poll asked Republicans, “Who was the best president ever?” Trump got 36%, Reagan got 18%, Abraham Lincoln and George Washington got 11% each.

CANADA: A Canadian mother along with her four children and the children’s grandmother were each fined $3,000 and hustled into a government-run COVID quarantine facility after Canadian border agents refused to accept the results of their COVID tests because the results were 2 hours expired.

They left in plenty of time to cross the border before the tests hit Canada’s 72-hour limit and the only reason they were late arriving at the border was that the car acted up on the way.

The border agents could’ve said the tests were expired and given me the option to turn around and get another test. But no, they kept us there over 3 hours and then handed each of us a $3,000 citation totaling $18,000.”

The mother along with her four children — aged 9, 12, 14, and 16 — and their grandmother each received the maximum fine possible. The family was then ordered to drive to the nearest Designated Quarantine Facility (DQF), which is in Winnipeg where they were told they must stay until they can receive another COVID test.

The mother said that when she pleaded with agents to let her and her family go home, they essentially told her that they would not budge and that they wanted to make an example of the mother and her family as a warning to other people not to travel.

Remember when Canadians were considered the nicest people?

The mother said that she’s worried about the power Trudeau has seized to pass laws that Canadian citizens have not voted on. “He made these laws. None of us voted on them. It’s scary,” she said.

CANCEL CULTURE: One of the attorneys who represented President Donald Trump during the recent Zombie Impeachment trial says a law school has canceled a civil rights law course he was going to teach and a civil rights lawyer email discussion list has kicked him out. Because he’s a gentleman, he declined to name either organization.

EVERY CHILD IS PRECIOUS: [19:47] – On January 27, 2021, Senator James Lankford (R-OK) defended the value of life on the floor of the United States Senate.

MINORITIES ARE DUMB: CLICK https://video.foxnews.com/v/6232932318001#sp=show-clips [4:48] to hear FAUXTUS put his racist foot in his mouth again.

NEWSWEEK: CLICK https://www.facebook.com/michaelknowlesshow/videos/793476824588226 [4:22] to hear how Newsweek published a serious report about how FAUXTUS kicked back with his granddaughter. For years, the media complained when Trump would play golf. Now they are writing puff pieces about Biden playing video games. But none of this is new. They complained about Bush taking time off to go to his ranch, then praised Obama for his numerous golf outings and long, expensive vacays.

RIP RUSH: CLICK https://rumble.com/vdx4yn-rush-limbaughs-wife-announces-radio-icons-death-live-on-the-air.html [2:05] to hear his wife announce that Rush has passed away. You’ll need a tissue.

The great Rush Limbaugh has passed away to a better place, free from physical pain and hostility. His honor, courage, strength, and loyalty will never be replaced. Rush was a patriot, a defender of Liberty, and someone who believed in all of the greatness our Country stands for. Rush was a friend to myself and millions of Americans—a guiding light with the ability to see the truth and paint vivid pictures over the airwaves. Melania and I express our deepest condolences to his wonderful wife, Kathryn, his family, and all of his dedicated fans. He will be missed greatly.” – former President Trump

With humor, humility, and intelligence, Rush Limbaugh built conservative talk radio. His impact on politics and the conservative movement is massive. His influence will last for many generations to come. Rush, you are missed. RIP.” – Ken Blackwell

UNITY: Leftists demonstrated their deep and abiding desire for national unity by celebrating Rush’s death and sneering at his life. I’ll spare you the details.

VFAUXTUS: Today Show: “Can you reassure teachers that it is safe to go back to school even if they are not vaccinated?

VP Harris: “I love teachers. My first grade teacher went to my law school graduation.

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CALIFORNIA: NOW they care about valid signatures? – California Governor Gavin Newsom has done such a terrible job managing the pandemic that he is facing a serious effort to get him removed from office. The petition “Rescue California” has gathered over 1.5 million signatures, enough to qualify to put his recall up for a vote.

Newsom has one ace up his sleeve. The one party, Democrat rule in California. They may not have given a toot whether 2020 presidential signatures were valid, but they sure as shooting are planning to throw out “Rescue California” petition signatures that do not match exactly.

CANCEL CULTURE: A Massachusetts high school football coach is suing three public school district officials for retaliation after he was fired for questioning his daughter’s 7th-grade world history curriculum. In his suit, David Flynn stated he expressed his opposition in his personal capacity as a parent and not as the district’s high school football coach. He has coached the team since 2002 and became head coach in 2011. Hundreds of parents and community members have rallied behind the coach.

EDUCATION: One week, CDC officials say schools should reopen and the next week they’re telling us all the reasons why schools should stay closed. Now we hear that they did consult lobbyists and unions … but they did not consult parents. SCIENCE!

My Texas grands went back to unmasked, full time, in person school last August. I’m pretty sure they haven’t all been dropping dead from COVID cuz they keep showing up on their classroom FB pages.

HYPOCRISY: On his first day in office, FAUXTUS killed off the XL pipeline that benefits Americans. Now, he is helping to broker a trans-Afghanistan pipeline that, if built, will enrich one of the world’s worst dictatorships and the group responsible for thousands of U.S. deaths. Apparently, pandering to terrorists is more important than saving us from fossil fuels.

LGBTQ HYPOCRISY: FAUXTUS has declared that the rights of LGBTQI+ persons will be an important factor when his administration considers foreign aid. And never you mind how that might violate the national sovereignty or local laws and cultures of our allies.

Our enemies, on the other hand, are free to violate the human rights of those the deem undesirable. We’ve already heard how FAUXTUS is ignoring China’s grotesque treatment of its Muslim minorities. Now we hear that he is ignoring a U.N. Report saying Iranian authorities torture gay, lesbian, and transgender children.

LINCOLN PROJECT: In 2019, a group of NeverTrumpers formed the Lincoln Project PAC. They had only two stated goals – To defeat Donald Trump at the ballot box and to ensure Trumpism failed alongside him. In 2020, they backed Biden.

The founders included George Conway, husband of Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway. Yikes! Clearly, the Conway family suffered significant stresses, since their kid apparently had some kind of internet meltdown, then both George and Kellyanne resigned their positions to focus on family.

I didn’t do a deep dive, but it looks like the founders were a combo of people who wanted, but did not get positions in the Trump administration and swampy, elitist Republicans. Co-founder John Weaver had been a longtime aide to Sen. John McCain aide and a strategist for John Kasich, who joined up at some point.

On November 4, 2020, Fuzzy Slippers at LI wrote, “For some reason, Democrats thought that a venom-spitting gaggle of disgruntled, mean-spirited former Republicans was just the ticket to help them turn out Republican voters to beat the president. The left is now regretting that misguided decision, and the Lincoln Project is catching a lot of flak for their wrong-headed ‘guidance’ on and negative approach to winning over Republican voters.”

After the election, these jackals targeted the people around Trump, doxxing his lawyers and launching a media campaign to slander people and companies who happen to use those lawyers. They even created a database to track officials and staffers from Donald Trump’s administration to better assist their fellow haters in making their lives miserable for having supported Trump.

Their nastiness no doubt contributed to the abusive emails, phone calls, physical and economic threats, and even accusations of treason these people received. At least one ended up needed police protection. But hey, let’s all target Trumpers for being the only people in the country who incite political violence.

In January, Ryan Girdusky broke the story that Lincoln Project co-founder, John Weaver, had been a long-time homosexual predator, offering young men jobs in exchange for sex. “As they continue to grift and target private citizens who worked for the administration, it’s important to point out that one of their founding members was using their organization and the promise of a job in politics to prey on young men. The question remains, though, of how many other founding members knew about it and were complicit.”

AP followed up with a report demonstrating that the Lincoln Project was a massive financial scam to enrich its founders at the expense of gullible liberals and proving that they knew about John Weaver’s sexual misconduct.

On February 12, Fuzzy Slippers at LI wrote, “Hailed as heroes who were taking a principled Never Trump stand by the Democratic Party’s unofficial media activist arm, the Lincoln Project is quickly going the way of Michael Avenatti; having served their anti-Trump purpose, the media that built them up is busily tearing them down.”

On February 16, Mary Chastain at LI wrote that more than 20 people have now come forward with complaints about Weaver, including two minors. Below is Laura Ingraham’s report [5:02] about the Lincoln Project’s behavior. I confess to being offended that these bottom-feeding slime suckers presumed to take the name of Lincoln. Can you imagine that honorable man acting like this?!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJMlulmia2g – 5:02

Legal Insurrection has been tracking them right along. In one piece, they are described as “#NeverTrump Lincoln Project, an assortment of failed former GOP political operatives and inconsequential pouty and self-aggrandized former rightwing pundits.” If you want to catch up, click the last link below.

RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS: A woman in Amsterdam, New York, went to Wal-Mart to buy diapers. When she saw hundreds of kids coats on sale for $1 each, she bought all 220 of them and gave them away.

GRAMMY NOTES: Army Princess texted that they may have a shut down. “We are busy preparing for a potential forced shutdown. Tubs are full of water, cooler is full of snow…laundry is being pushed through like crazy, just cooked spaghetti, hard boiled eggs, beef and potatoes all at the same time. Everything is on a charger! Flashlights and candles collected.

CLICK https://twitter.com/KeiraSavage00/status/1361114200387375105 [:07] to see the dude who said no to Victoria’s lockdown.

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Amazon Hypocrisy

Amazon deplatformed the social media site Parler supposedly for publishing violent content.

In its policy statement, the on-line mega vendor states, “Amazon does not allow products that promote, incite or glorify hatred, violence, racial, sexual or religious intolerance or promote organizations with such views. We’ll also remove listings that graphically portray violence or victims of violence.”

But Amazon is far from consistent in how it applies its policy. A recent survey by the Media Research Center found 270 items for sale that “promote, incite or glorify hatred, violence, racial, sexual or religious intolerance or promote organizations with such views.”

Here are a few celebrating Left-wing political violence.

In 2019, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) asked Amazon to take down bath mats that were imprinted with words from the Prophet Muhammed. Yet items that may be seen as blasphemous to Christians and Catholics are still up on the platform. The ones I’ve pictured are mild. One I looked at was so vile, I refuse to reproduce it here (though I did include the URL below).

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The First Shots

Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump exchanged the first fiery salvos in what was most likely an inevitable civil war within the GOP.

After voting to acquit Trump, China Mitch McConnell publicly condemned Trump, basically saying he had promoted insurrection by spouting “false statements, conspiracy theories, and reckless hyperbole” after the 2020 election. He also condemned Trump’s “increasingly wild myths — myths — about a reversed landslide election.”

He said that Trump was “practically and morally responsible for provoking the events of the day. No question about it. The people that stormed this building believed they were acting on the wishes and instructions of their president.”

While McConnell acknowledged that Democrats have engaged in reckless remarks that may have incited violence, he insisted that Trump’s rhetoric was worse and that he had only voted to acquit because he thought it was unconstitutional to impeach a man who is no longer in office.

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) said on Monday that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s “scathing speech on the floor of the Senate” did not represent the viewpoint of the majority of the GOP.

Calvin Freiburger wrote a scathing condemnation of McConnell at LifeSiteNews.

[Excerpt] The narrative that Trump’s election challenge provoked the riot is not a good-faith argument; it’s a post-hoc justification for continuing to hold Trump responsible after the original theory, that Trump’s January 6 speech inspired it, fell apart upon reviewing Trump’s actual words and learning that the rioting was started by people who either left the speech early or skipped it entirely.

But McConnell is parroting it anyway.

Democrats are ascendant, the Left is as fanatical as it has ever been, the GOP is divided, and countless conservatives feel more abandoned by their party than ever before … yet instead of trying to address the concerns of 61 percent of Republicans in a productive way and re-unify the Right in time to ward off looming threats, McConnell chose instead to pander to Democrats, to the media, and to the hive of donors, lobbyists, and hangers-on that comprise the dominant culture of Washington, D.C. In short, this “leader” sided yet again with the Swamp against the people he’s ostensibly there to lead.

Trump’s reply to China Mitch was scorching.

The Republican Party can never again be respected or strong with political “leaders” like Sen. Mitch McConnell at its helm. McConnell’s dedication to business as usual, status quo policies, together with his lack of political insight, wisdom, skill, and personality, has rapidly driven him from Majority Leader to Minority Leader, and it will only get worse. The Democrats and Chuck Schumer play McConnell like a fiddle—they’ve never had it so good—and they want to keep it that way! We know our America First agenda is a winner, not McConnell’s Beltway First agenda or Biden’s America Last.

In 2020, I received the most votes of any sitting President in history, almost 75,000,000. Every incumbent House Republican won for the first time in decades, and we flipped 15 seats, almost costing Nancy Pelosi her job. Republicans won majorities in at least 59 of the 98 partisan legislative chambers, and the Democrats failed to flip a single legislative chamber from red to blue. And in “Mitch’s Senate,” over the last two election cycles, I single-handedly saved at least 12 Senate seats, more than eight in the 2020 cycle alone—and then came the Georgia disaster, where we should have won both U.S. Senate seats, but McConnell matched the Democrat offer of $2,000 stimulus checks with $600. How does that work? It became the Democrats’ principal advertisement, and a big winner for them it was. McConnell then put himself, one of the most unpopular politicians in the United States, into the advertisements. Many Republicans in Georgia voted Democrat, or just didn’t vote, because of their anguish at their inept Governor, Brian Kemp, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, and the Republican Party, for not doing its job on Election Integrity during the 2020 Presidential race.

It was a complete election disaster in Georgia, and certain other swing states. McConnell did nothing, and will never do what needs to be done in order to secure a fair and just electoral system into the future. He doesn’t have what it takes, never did, and never will.

My only regret is that McConnell “begged” for my strong support and endorsement before the great people of Kentucky in the 2020 election, and I gave it to him. He went from one point down to 20 points up, and won. How quickly he forgets. Without my endorsement, McConnell would have lost, and lost badly. Now, his numbers are lower than ever before, he is destroying the Republican side of the Senate, and in so doing, seriously hurting our Country.

Likewise, McConnell has no credibility on China because of his family’s substantial Chinese business holdings. He does nothing on this tremendous economic and military threat.

Mitch is a dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack, and if Republican Senators are going to stay with him, they will not win again. He will never do what needs to be done, or what is right for our Country. Where necessary and appropriate, I will back primary rivals who espouse Making America Great Again and our policy of America First. We want brilliant, strong, thoughtful, and compassionate leadership.

Prior to the pandemic, we produced the greatest economy and jobs numbers in the history of our Country, and likewise, our economic recovery after Covid was the best in the world. We cut taxes and regulations, rebuilt our military, took care of our Vets, became energy independent, built the wall and stopped the massive inflow of illegals into our Country, and so much more. And now, illegals are pouring in, pipelines are being stopped, taxes will be going up, and we will no longer be energy independent.

This is a big moment for our country, and we cannot let it pass by using third rate “leaders” to dictate our future!

Tyler O’Neil at PJ Media admits that McConnell started it and deserved a rebuke, but thinks Trump went too far. Not me. I’m fed up to the teeth with RINOs like Mittens Romney, China Mitch, the recently back-stabby Nikki Haley, and my own greatly disappointing Rep. Tom Reed.

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ASH WEDNESDAY: Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. During Lent, we believers set aside extra time for repentance, fasting, reflection on Christ’s life.

The ashes that Catholics receive on their foreheads come from the burned, blessed palms of the previous Palm Sunday. The Vatican published guidelines for distributing ashes during the pandemic. Some churches are going with drive through to limit exposure.

CATHOLIC: “What he is doing now is usurping the role of the bishops and confusing people.” – Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, KS

CUOMO: On Monday, New York’s Democratic governor unapologetically doubled down on blaming “toxic politics” for the decisions that he and his administration made that first killed thousands of elderly nursing home patients and then tried to cover it up.

New York Post columnist Michael Goodwin wrote, “A second Emmy would not be good enough for that performance. Only an Oscar will do. After all, it takes an uncommon actor to pretend to be telling the truth and nothing but the truth when you are telling everything but the truth.”

Cuomo’s fellow Democrats are so underwhelmed by the whole thing that one of them wrote to the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences requesting they rescind Cuomo’s Emmy.

Queens Councilman Robert Holden wrote, “The Academy awarded Governor Cuomo ‘in recognition of his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic & his masterful use of TV to inform and calm people around the world’. We now know that his TV appearances and clout were used to mislead the public regarding how their loved ones died.”

IMPEACHMENT: On Sunday, Democrat Rep. Jamie Raskin (MD) declared the failed impeachment of former President Donald Trump a “dramatic success.” He also said he believed it was the “most bipartisan impeachment in history.”

Two Democratic presidents have been impeached and acquitted once each, while one Republican president has been impeached and acquitted twice. In all four cases, all of the Democrats voted party line. It was only Republicans who crossed party lines, appearing to have possibly listened to the evidence and voted their consciences, rather than voting as the party dictated.

Of the four trials, the one that was both most historic and most bipartisan was that of Democrat Andrew Johnson.

First of all, it occurred while he was still in office. Trump’s second impeachment was clearly aimed not at removing a criminal from the White House, but at preventing him from running for a second term in 2024.

Second, Johnson was tried on eleven charges, while Trump was tried on only one.

Third, the vote to acquit Johnson was just one short of the 2/3 needed to remove him from office. Trump’s vote was ten short.

And fourth, Johnson had ten of the 45 Republicans cross party lines. Trump had only six of the 50 Republicans do so.

KAMALA LIES: Jerknalists and so-called “fact checkers” are letting VFAUXTUS get away with repeating the much debunked fabrication that Trump left no vaccine stockpile or national strategy or plan for vaccinations.

Under Trump, the vaccine was created and approved faster than almost anyone thought was possible. And while they were in the process, Trump’s Operation Warp Speed had vaccine manufacturers geared up to be ready to begin distribution the minute the FDA gave its approval.

On January 22, Bloomberg’s leftie news rag reported that the Trump administration had recently hit its goal for a million vaccinations a day. And Anthony Fauci has admitted that there was already a plan in place before FAUXTUS took office.

LARRY ELDER: Election irregularities, the narrow margin in the 2020 presidential count, and lack of voter trust in the process [12:33]. N.b., this is worth watching, even if you’ve been paying attention. As an extra, at the end, Elder plays a recording of a Los Angeles city councilman who was unable to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.

MEDIA COMEUPPANCE: Trump’s impeachment lawyer did an awesome job rebutting this idiotic jerknalist’s bias [2:00].

MEDIA MALPRACTICE: On January 8, the New York Times published a story stating as fact that Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick was beaten to death during the January 6 riot by a Trump supporter wielding a fire extinguisher. The story was repeated frequently by other media sources and appears to be generally believed by those who have been paying attention.

But the story was just a rumor, based on anonymous sources who were not in law enforcement. And now the fishwrap of record has published a retraction that will no doubt be widely ignored by those same media sources that pushed it in the first place.

On February 4, it was revealed by medical experts that Sicknick did not die of blunt force trauma. In fact, there is apparently so little evidence Sicknick was physically injured at all that the cause of death is still under investigation.

On CSI, toxicology results come back at lightning speed, but according to board-certified toxicologist, Alan Hall, MD, some of the tests take days, weeks, and even months. So it seems likely the cause will become apparent when these kinds of test results come back.

NATIONALIZED HEALTHCARE: Death panels are real in the UK, where all healthcare is “free.” Of course, it isn’t really free; everybody pays for it with high taxes. But not everyone benefits from it.

The Royal Mencap Society, a charity based in the United Kingdom that works with people who have learning disabilities, has reported that their constituency has faced shocking discrimination in and obstacles to accessing healthcare throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Many have had cuts made to their social care support and inappropriate Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) notices put on their files.

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE: Father Pedro Opeka, a Catholic missionary priest, has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for his decades of work in Madagascar with the poorest of the poor who live on the site of a garbage dump. Father Opeka has founded villages, schools, food banks, and even a hospital to serve the poor.

Given the kind of people the committee has seen fit to reward in recent years, his chances are slim to none, which is a shame, since the money prize would actually go to people who really need it.

PARLER: It’s back! “Parler is being run by an experienced team and is here to stay. We will thrive as the premier social media platform dedicated to free speech, privacy and civil dialogue,” says Mark Meckler, Interim CEO at Parler

Parler was first launched in August 2018, but was taken offline by Amazon on January 10. Parler officials say their new platform is built on robust, sustainable, independent technology, that it isback online for current users this week, but will be ready to sign up new users by next week.

PERSECUTION: Trump’s impeachment lawyer, Michael van der Veen, has been targeted for punishment by the Left. His family has been terrorized. His life has been threatened. His home has been vandalized. And his business has been invaded. But don’t hold your breath waiting for Pelosi et al. to condemn this politically motivated violence.

PRESIDENTS’ DAY: Biden’s lackluster Presidents’ Day call for unity got ratio’d big time. [1:30] – CLICK https://twitter.com/bennyjohnson/status/1361401104244875268 [2:12] to see Trump celebrated in West Palm Beach.

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CLIMATISM: More than 2.5 million people in Texas are currently experiencing rolling blackouts as temperatures remain in the single digits in many parts of the state. The Lone Star state is currently short of electricity because half of the Texas wind fleet (the largest in the nation) is iced over and incapable of generating electricity. Additionally, the natural gas infrastructure Texas has become so reliant upon has also frozen up.

Texas’s experience highlights the perils of becoming overly reliant upon wind and solar (which depend upon the weather) and natural gas (which relies upon just-in-time delivery), rather than coal or nuclear power (which store weeks’ or months’ worth of fuel near the power plant).

FAUCI: My grands in Texas have been back to school since August.

IMPEACHMENT 2.0: Nancy Pelosi is now the only House Speaker in U.S. history to have presided over TWO failed impeachments.

The seven Republican senators who voted Trump guilty are already facing backlash from within the GOP, where Trump remains a popular figure. Sadly, of the seven, two (Collins, Sasse) were just re-elected to six year terms and two (Burr, Toomey) are not running again. The most vulnerable one is Murkowski, up for re-election in 2022, followed by Romney, up for re-election in 2024.

MEDIA MALPRACTICE: At first I thought the nose should’ve pierced the guy’s brain. But then I thought the heart was more appropriate. On third thought … the dead guy should be dressed as Uncle Sam.

MINNESOTA: Following George Floyd’s self-inflicted death, Minneapolis was one of the stupid places where “Defund the Police” caught on. An unprecedented number of officers quit or went on extended medical leave, dropping the number of experienced officers available by 200.

The ensuing crime wave has resulted in the City Council voting unanimously to spend $6.4 million to hire dozens of police officers. With new recruit classes, the city anticipates it will have 36 new officers available by the end of the year, with another 28 in the hiring process.

I wouldn’t recommend anybody move to Minneapolis any time soon.

TEXAS: On the ground reporting from our New York offspring who married a Texas boy – “This is truly historic weather for us! We’re in single digits, wind chill is below zero, we got about 6″ of snow last night and due to wind, we have snow drifts. Something I’ve never seen in Texas!

Ground is covered in ice under the snow so everyone is hunkered down. Rolling power outages right now. It seems the electric companies are doing a good job though. Power isn’t staying off in our area for too long. House is in low 60s so not a concern!! In an odd way, this makes me feel close to my home roots. And it brings me complete peace.

Please do pray for those without warmth. There are more than two million people in Texas without power right now. This front is huge and spans across multiple southern states so it’s impacting a lot of people and animals.

THE RIG: You can get an electric wheelchair for less, but at $4,750, this light-weight, electric, wheelchair friendly, legal anywhere vehicle, with off-road and storage capacity, is a bargain. Unless you want to hit the beach, then you’ll need one of the $17K types with dune-buggy wheels.

TRANS: LGBTQ activists are trying to ban researchers from studying transgender people, lest they, horrors!, find some way to cure them.

I’m guessing they know perfectly well that they’re all damaged goods, not “born that way”, and that research that supported the truth would limit their ability to make themselves the most super special minority group ever.

VIRGINIA: The Sheriff of Franklin County and four of his deputies all welcomed baby girls into their families within weeks of one another. They got together to mark the rare occasion with this adorable photoshoot. The girls’ onesies say, “My Hero.

GRAMMY NOTES: When Dearest and I are eating together, we play a game of Backgammon, then a hand of Rummy. For Rummy, we started out making two house rules. One was that aces can be both high and low at the same time, so K-A-2 is a valid set. The other is that you can go out with or without discarding.

As we’ve played more, we’ve added a few new ones. One is if you accidentally throw away a playable card and notice it before your opponent does, you can call “Rummy” and take it back without needing to discard again. The “accidentally threw it away” part is an honor thing.

Also, I was really uncomfortable playing 6-6-6, so I asked if we could ban sixes as sets. He was fine with it. We noticed it added an interesting dimension to the game, since it made sixes safer to discard.

Yesterday, we added a variation that should make things even more interesting. Only three sixes is banned; if you can play all four sixes at once, then that is a valid set. 🙂

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