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Schumer Blinked

No commentary anymore. There’s no point.

Democrats Lose Big Time As Shutdown Ends

They tried to shoehorn a big immigration amnesty into stopgap funding and paid a heavy price.

Democrats got essentially nothing in exchange for voting to re-open the government, which made the Republican triumph even sweeter. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) made an unenforceable promise to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to bring an immigration bill to the floor – he said merely that it was his intention to do so – if a compromise cannot be made regarding the illegals before government funding runs out again.
https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/269102/democrats-lose-big-time-shutdown-ends-matthew-vadum

Never play Chicken with the Trump Train
This embarrassing game of Chicken shows that — for the first time in decades — a Republican won the Narrative War.
Republicans never win the Narrative War.
And that’s why Schumer and the Dems were so certain they’d succeed at hanging this shutdown around Donald Trump’s neck.
But they failed miserably.
No. Trump went much further than that. He successfully labeled this shutdown as Democrats choosing illegal aliens over American citizens.
And because of that, losing this game of Chicken isn’t just a minor setback for Chuck Schumer and the Democrats.
They went all-in for non-citizens over Americans. And now, no matter what they do, Trump has succeeded in labeling them the Party of Illegals.
http://patriotretort.com/never-play-chicken-trump-train/

Trump releases statement on Democrats coming to their senses over government shutdown
Trump just released a statement to the press on the government shutdown, praising Democrats for ‘coming to their senses’ to fund the government:
In a campaign email, the message from the Trump campaign is that “Democrats CAVED”:

Democrats caved on the shutdown, and they’re admitting it

🔥Kamala Harris on McConnell: “I don’t believe he made any commitment whatsoever and I think it would be foolhardy to believe he made a commitment.”
Cc: Democratic leadership

And here’s a statement from OFA, the political offshoot of Barack Obama’s presidential campaigns: “Let’s be clear: This stopgap measure is not a solution. It’s merely a band-aid for a self-inflicted wound that remains untreated.” Another liberal group, CREDO Action, offered this:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2018/01/22/democrats-caved-to-end-the-shutdown-just-ask-them/?utm_term=.6c6503eb3fd8

Fun: MoveOn rips Dems for “bad, outrageous” shutdown deal

“This is a bad, outrageous deal. Trump and Republicans in Congress stood with their anti-immigrant nativist base, and too many Democrats backed down, abandoned Dreamers, and failed to fight for their values.”
Lotta anger out there!
https://hotair.com/archives/2018/01/22/fun-moveon-rips-dems-bad-outrageous-shutdown-deal/

We Are Outraged:’ Illegal Alien Activists Turn on Democrats After Amnesty-or-Shutdown Fail
In a protest outside of the U.S Capitol, open borders advocates and illegal alien activists slammed Democrats after they originally shut down the federal government to push amnesty for illegal aliens, but then caved to President Trump and voted to reopen the government without an amnesty attached to the funding bill.
Illegal aliens shielded from deportation by the President Obama-created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with the open borders group “United We Dream,” which is funded by globalist billionaire George Soros, said they were entitled to an immediate amnesty before the federal government was reopened.
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/01/22/we-are-outraged-illegal-alien-activists-turn-on-democrats-after-amnesty-or-shutdown-fail/

Fresh Polling: Shutting Down Government Over DACA Was Not Good For Democrats
“Would you favor or oppose Democrats voting to shut the government down if the continuing budget resolution does not include restoring so-called DACA work permits for undocumented immigrants brought here illegally by their parents?”
58% responded with “oppose.”
Polling also showed a majority back White House priorities on ending the Diversity Visa Lottery Program, eliminating chain migration and building a border wall.
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2018/01/22/poll-vast-majority-disapprove-of-government-shutdown-over-daca-n2438002

Nancy Pelosi to Democrats: Shutdown deal does not ‘diminish our leverage’
“While today’s vote ends the Trump Shutdown, it does not diminish our leverage,” Pelosi said in a “Dear Democratic Colleague” note to her caucus members. “While Members may vote differently on this bill, we are unified in our determination to meet the needs of the American people with our Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future.”

[CtH: BWAHAHAHAHA!  Delusional Nancy opens her gob again.  TRUMP is MEETING every one of those needs already … without any support whatsoever from the Democrats OR the MSM.]

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/nancy-pelosi-to-democrats-shutdown-deal-does-not-diminish-our-leverage/article/2646742

CNN Asks Wasserman Schultz What Was The Point Of The Shutdown — Her Answer Is Stunning
When Schultz was asked point-blank what the point of the government shutdown was her response left Baldwin’s jaw on the floor. “What one thing did [Schumer] get, you know, from Republicans, to justify shutting down the government in the first place?” Baldwin asked.
DWS replied: “The one thing, I would say, that [Schumer] did get is the potential for momentum.”

[CtH; What on Earth does “potential for momentum” mean?]

CNN Host Incredulous When Wasserman Schultz Says Schumer Got ‘Potential for Momentum’ Out of Shutdown Deal

[DWS: “We’re five months down the road and we still don’t have a budget.”  Wow.  And how many YEARS did Democrats REFUSE to pass a budget?!  I’d say “unbelievable” but this is a Democrat.]

http://dailycaller.com/2018/01/22/cnn-wasserman-schultz-shutdown/

CNN’s John King: ‘Why Did They Shut Down the Government in the First Place?’

CBS on Democrats Ending Shutdown: ‘This Is a White House Victory’

Paul Ryan: ‘This Shutdown Did Not Need to Happen’

Blumenthal Doesn’t Deny Schumer ‘Caved’ on Govt. Shutdown, Says He Took ‘Responsible’ Action

[CtH: In other words, the shut down was irresponsible. Well, duh.]

Media Agrees: Democrats Lost the Government Shutdown Fight

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Democrats are OUT OF TOUCH on Abortion

2018_01 KofC abortion poll

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Clinton Approvals Hit Lowest Ever

2016 Clintons half off toon by Branco

2017_12 Bill Clinton GALLUP2017_12 Hilary Clinton GALLUP

 

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What They Don’t Tell You

A complicit media is absolutely vital to the fortunes of the democrat party. Being an inveterate liar is requisite to have success as a liberal. If they told the truth they’d never get elected. The secret is to make sure their voting base never hears about the crimes they commit. As informed, intelligent people we see what’s going on, but the propaganda is not aimed at us because they know we’re not buying what they’re selling. The liberal indoctrination centers sometimes referred to as schools make certain young minds are taught to swallow the socialist ideology whole without questioning it. These are the future of the socialist party.

The hatred for President Trump runs even deeper than it did for the eunuch George W. Bush, who has now been forgiven by the left since the Bush clan has joined in their sport of bashing Trump. They will never give Trump credit for anything. Were it not for Twitter, they would have destroyed him before the election.

Turns out Trump didn’t ruin America’s economy
Foreign tourism to New York City is set to rise 3.6 percent this year — defying yet another of the many doomsday predictions about Donald Trump’s presidency.
Finance expert Steve Rattner foresaw “a market crash of historic proportions” under a President Trump.

More recently, Trump’s cutbacks of money to help folks sign up for ObamaCare brought warnings that enrollment would surely plummet. Hah! Over the first few days of open enrollment this year, a record number of people signed up, The Hill reported Tuesday.

http://nypost.com/2017/11/11/turns-out-trump-didnt-ruin-americas-economy/

Extreme Language From Dems A Sign They Know Tax Plan Would Be Big Win For GOP

Stuart Varney on FBN said the Dems are in disarray and their extreme language is an indication of a last ditch desperation effort to stop the Republican tax reform plan, because D’s know it would be a huge victory for the GOP and for Trump.

http://www.hapblog.com/2017/11/extreme-language-from-dems-sign-they.html

No Regrets: Trump Backers Say They’d Vote For Him Again, One Year After Election
A POLITICO/Morning Consult poll reports that 82 percent of Trump voters surveyed would vote for him again if they could.

[CtH: I’d like to see a poll of people like me, who against Hillary more than for Trump. I was tickled when I heard she and Slick Willie had lost. Now that I’ve seen President Trump and his gracious wife in action, I am tickled they won.]

http://www.hapblog.com/2017/11/no-regrets-trump-backers-say-theyd-vote.html

Democratic Congressional Candidate Arrested for Stalking in New Mexico
A Democrat running for Congress in New Mexico’s second district was found and arrested at an apartment complex in Albuquerque on Friday, nearly two weeks after an arrest warrant was issued for him. Alcon was previously convicted of stalking a woman in 2007. His campaign has so far not released a statement or responded to requests for comment.

[CtH: This guy was CONVICTED of stalking a woman in 2007?! Way to go, all you Democrats of New Mexico who nominated this turd. I’m so impressed by this further evidence of your unwavering commitment to disrespecting and preying on women. I’m not gonna hold my breath waiting on the Slime Stream Media to yammer on about what a loathsome pig he is or for RINO John McCain to proclaim how he should step down, so New Mexicans can vote for “a candidate they can be proud of.”]

http://freebeacon.com/politics/democratic-congressional-candidate-arrested-stalking-new-mexico/

Trump Prepared To Expel Special Interest From Judicial Confirmation Process
The White House may soon advise President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees not to cooperate with the American Bar Association’s independent vetting process, further weakening the dominant role the interest group has played for decades in judicial confirmations.

The ABA has rated four of Trump’s district court nominees “unqualified” in recent months. One such nominee was Holly Teeter, a federal prosecutor with slightly less than the 12 years experience traditionally required by the ABA.

http://dailycaller.com/2017/11/12/trump-prepared-to-expel-special-interest-from-judicial-confirmation-process/

Trump’s Top Labor Prosecutor Could Unravel Obama-Era Gains
NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb will replace career union attorney Richard Griffin as top labor enforcer.  Management-side attorneys concede that Griffin was an effective prosecutor from an ideological standpoint.

Steve Bernstein, an employer labor attorney at Fisher Phillips, said Griffin “achieved an awful lot” during his four-year tenure. Lotito called Griffin’s knowledge of the law “first rate,” but said his legacy on the board will be as “one of the most progressive general counsels in the history of the agency.”

http://freebeacon.com/issues/trumps-top-labor-prosecutor-unravel-obama-era-gains/

Trump triumphs, media changes subjects

President Trump returned from one of the longest and most successful overseas trips by a president since President Reagan returned from Reykjavik without giving Gorbachev a treaty in 1986.

So what dominated the Sunday morning talk shows on “national news” outlets? Judge Roy Moore.
http://donsurber.blogspot.com/2017/11/trump-triumphs-media-changes-subjects.html

Trump’s Asia Trip Bolsters ‘America First’

The president projects American power after eight years of pathetic servility.

“This is a very different administration than the United States has had in the past. Do not underestimate us. Do not try us. We will defend our common security, our shared prosperity, and our sacred liberty,” Trump said.

“The weapons you are acquiring are not making you safer, they are putting your regime in grave danger,” the president said as if addressing Kim. “Every step you take down this dark path increases the peril you face. North Korea is not the paradise your grandfather envisioned. It is a hell that no person deserves.”
In that country, “leaders imprison their people under the banner of tyranny, fascism, and oppression,” he added.

http://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/268405/trumps-asia-trip-bolsters-america-first-matthew-vadum

Harry Reid Says He ‘Did What Was Necessary’ By Lying About Mitt Romney’s Tax Returns
The caller asked Reid if he thought that “the brazen lie he told about Mitt Romney not pay his taxes has in anyway contributed to the fake news debate that we now find ourselves in.”

Reid, who is leaving the Senate next month, denied the accusation. But he offered up a flimsy and fact-devoid defense of those 2012 claims.

“First of all, there were no brazen lies. What I said is the truth,” he maintained.
“There’s no brazen lies. I did what was necessary,” he said a few moments later.

http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/21/reid-i-did-what-was-necessary-by-lying-about-romneys-tax-returns/

Trump is the Next Target after Roy Moore

There’s a reason why President Trump says that the fate of Senate candidate Roy Moore will depend on whether the charges against him are proven to be true. Trump knows that if they get rid of Moore, using charges that obviously cannot be proven, he’s their next target. Sex-gate will follow Russia-gate.  In this atmosphere, women charging sexual harassment are easy to find, even if their charges cannot be proven. The men are assumed to be guilty as charged.

http://canadafreepress.com/article/trump-is-the-next-target-after-roy-moore

Biden: The Rust Belt loves me more than Trump

[CtH: Yeah, and all the women and girls you have groped over the years loved you too.]

Washington Post Offered Money To Roy Moore Accusers While Getting “Tips” From Mitch McConnell
In possibly the biggest example yet that it’s the mainstream press and not the so called “fringe sites” who really produce the most actual fake news. New evidence has now come to light that the Washington Post’s now infamous hit piece on Judge Roy Moore might in fact be a complete fabrication, or at least a carefully planned exaggeration of the truth.

https://squawker.org/politics/wprm/

Three UCLA Basketball Players En Route To USA After Trump Asked Chinese President To Assist With Case
THESE THREE THUGS WOULD BE FACING TIME IN A CHINESE PRISON HAD TRUMP NOT INTERVENED. THINK THEY’LL SHOW ANY GRATITUDE TOWARD THE PRESIDENT? DON’T HOLD YOUR BREATH.

The three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting while in China are on a flight back to the United States following President Donald Trump’s personal appeal to Chinese President Xi Jinping to assist with the case.

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/christinerousselle/2017/11/14/donald-trump-asked-chinese-president-to-resolve-case-of-detained-ucla-basketball-players-n2408770

 

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We Persevere

Because we must. For two days I’ve been incapacitated by some kind of bug. Chills, fever, chest congestion, post nasal drip, etc. It usually happens when there’s a drastic change in the weather. When I was a smoker it happened several times a year. Now it just takes a couple days of whining to my wife and trying to get a little sympathy (usually doesn’t work; she just comes up with the standard “If men had to make babies there’d be no babies because we’re all such wimps.”) Fortunately, since I’m retired I don’t have to work every day while I’m sick. I can just sleep and overmedicate, as most men do.

[CtH: We are grateful you are back on your chair, if not totally on your feet yet. <3]

I'm just so sick of the usual suspects who call themselves republicans jumping all over Judge Roy Moore. The NRSC has cut off his funds, they say even if he wins they want nothing to do with him. What is probably the most maddening thing to me is how intense the media whores bear down on people they want to destroy, yet have not breathed a word of the senator on trial for corruption and sex trafficking… and won't. Still, I read this morning a television station in Alabama went out to do man-on-the-street interviews and couldn't find a single person who believed Moore did anything wrong.

[CtH: They only apply "believe the victims" when the alleged perp is a right-winger.  Women accused Bill Clinton of rape; Hillary called them lying floozies and the left nodded and yawned. Anita Hill accused Clarence Thomas of saying something suggestive umpteen years before, in a place where others heard whatever it was he said and where neither she nor they made anything of it at the time.  The left went berserk.  He wasn't fit to serve!  Bring out the tar and feathers.  Grrr.]

Alabama TV Station Can’t Find a Single Person Who Believes Vicious WaPo Hit Piece on Judge Roy Moore

None of the respondents according to Walsh told her they believed the Post’s reporting.

“It’s hard to believe the events that transpired yesterday,” Gordon Fluker of nearby Wilsonville, AL said to Walsh about the Washington Post report.

Fluker’s response was the standard according to Walsh.

“Out of all the voters we spoke with Friday in Columbiana, we didn’t find one voter who believed the Washington Post report about Moore,” she said.

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/11/alabama-tv-station-cant-find-single-person-believes-vicious-wapo-hit-piece-judge-roy-moore-video/

NRSC Drops Roy Moore After Child Molestation Allegations
Now, the NRSC is no longer listed as part of Moore’s joint fundraising committee. The committee still includes the Moore campaign, the Alabama GOP, and the Republican National Committee. (For now.)

Many prominent Republicans, including Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), and President Donald Trump have said that if the claims against Moore are true, they do not think he is fit to be in the Senate.

[CtH: But Democrats are saying that, even if Menendez is convicted, he shouldn’t lose his senate seat!]

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/christinerousselle/2017/11/10/nrsc-drops-roy-moore-after-child-molestation-allegations-n2407850

Poll: Post-Moore Scandal, Alabama All Tied Up
The survey conducted by Opinion Savvy and commissioned by Decision Desk HQ shows Moore and Democrat Doug Jones tied at 46 percent. The poll surveyed 515 likely voters Thursday and has a margin of error of 4 percent. Eighty-two percent of voters said they were aware of the allegation that Moore had a sexual encounter with a 14-year old.

http://dailycaller.com/2017/11/10/poll-post-moore-scandal-alabama-all-tied-up/

Republicans float pushing back Alabama special election

Some party members are reportedly considering getting Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) to move the date of the Dec. 12 special election to early next year, according to The New York Times. Based on Alabama law, it’s too late to remove Moore’s name from the ballot.

http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/359872-republicans-float-ways-to-push-back-ala-special-election-date

Republicans Say Moore’s More Trouble Than a Senate Seat’s Worth

Roy Moore could do more damage to the GOP brand than an Alabama Senate seat is worth.  That’s a major concern for Republicans as Moore tries to weather allegations, reported by the Washington Post, that he initiated a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl in 1979 when he was 32, and others in the GOP try to figure out how best to handle the political bombshell.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/elections/republicans-say-moore-s-more-trouble-senate-seat-s-worth-n819726

CNN: Why Voters Are Standing by Roy Moore
“The Obama-Clinton Machine’s liberal media lapdogs just launched the most vicious and nasty round of attacks against me I’ve EVER faced!” he wrote. “We are in the midst of a spiritual battle with those who want to silence our message.”
“The forces of evil will lie, cheat, steal — even inflict physical harm — if they believe it will silence and shut up Christian conservatives like you and me,” he added.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/10/politics/roy-moore-alabama-reactions/index.html

One Of Roy Moore’s Accusers Worked As Interpreter For Hillary, Biden, Other DemocratsDeborah Wesson Gibson, owner of the interpreting company Signs of Excellence, provided services for Clinton during her 2016 campaign, as well as working with former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden during other events. Photos posted to her company’s social media site show her providing sign language services for Sen. Patrick Murphy and Sen. Bill Nelson, both Florida Democrats.

[CtH: Hmmm … just have to wonder whether (how often?) she was groped by that pig, Joe Biden?  The timing and her affiliation with top Democrats make her accusation stink to high heaven.]

http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2017/11/_one_of_roy_moores_accusers_wo.html

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Showdown in Alabama

It’s David vs. Goliath; the republican establishment has pumped $30 million into the primary race between corrupt, crooked-as-a-dog’s-hind-leg Luther Strange, and Judge Roy Moore, who lost his job for standing up for his faith and refusing to remove the Ten Commandments from his courtroom. It has come down to a contest between Steve Bannon and Donald Trump who, inexplicably, has backed McConnell’s choice, Strange. Time will tell.

Roy Moore Maintains Lead in Polls Despite Trump Rally for Opponent Luther Strange
The data analytics group Optimus, which conducted a poll on Friday and Saturday, has Moore at 55.4 percent versus Strange at 44.6 percent. An Emerson College Polling Society survey found its results to be similar, with Moore at 50 percent versus Strange at 40 percent.
http://christiannews.net/2017/09/25/roy-moore-maintains-lead-in-polls-despite-trump-rally-for-opponent-luther-strange/

Judge Roy Moore: ‘If They Can’t Beat Me with $30 Million…There’s a Crack in the Dam’
Judge Roy Moore delivered his closing message to voters in Alabama at a raucous barn rally packed with supporters.
“If they can’t beat me with $30 million and we only had about $1.5 … If they can’t beat me, then there’s a crack in the dam, the whole thing falls,” he said as the crowd applauded.
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/09/25/judge-roy-moore-if-they-cant-beat-me-with-30-million-theres-a-crack-in-the-dam/

Whoa: Roy Moore 57, Luther Strange 41 in new Alabama GOP Senate poll
My guess was that Moore will win tomorrow night by eight points despite the fact that he’s led by more in various polls of the Alabama runoff. If Trafalgar’s right, the actual margin will be double that. It’ll be a blowout and an embarrassing rebuke to Trump, who not only couldn’t get his guy over the finish line after a rally in Huntsville but couldn’t get him within 15 points of victory.
https://hotair.com/archives/2017/09/25/whoa-roy-moore-57-luther-strange-41-new-alabama-gop-senate-poll/

Trump throws McConnell under the bus on Alabama radio…
CNN – “As you know, Mitch is not, polling-wise, the most popular guy in this country,” Trump said. “They like to label (Strange) because he happened to be there for a number of months in the Senate, so they like to label him as Mitch’s best friend but he’s not. He hardly even knows him. He’ll be fighting Mitch.”
http://therightscoop.com/trump-throws-mcconnell-under-the-bus-on-alabama-radio/#ixzz4tnDjxND4

While Alabama Attorney General, Luther Strange Did Nothing to Stop Swamp Deal to Pay Bob Corker $3 Million
Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) is set to receive more than $3 million in direct payments from the City of Mobile from sales taxes paid at stores in McGowin Park by Alabama consumers as part of a controversial and unprecedented sweetheart deal that Senator Luther Strange (R-AL) did nothing to stop as Attorney General of Alabama when the deal was arranged in 2013 and 2014 by a law firm whose partners and political action committee contributed $28,000 to his Senate campaign in 2017.
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/09/25/while-alabama-attorney-general-luther-strange-did-nothing-to-stop-swamp-deal-to-pay-bob-corker-3-million/

 

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Woohoo!

The latest Zogby Analytics survey gives Trump a 45% approval rating. The increase is driven by big gains among Hispanics, union households and voters in the West.

I voted for Trump

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IF I FIND ANYTHING BRIEF, BUT INTERESTING, I’LL STICK IT IN COMMENTS.

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Lying with Statistics

Miki's dog

There is a new ABC/Washington Post poll bleating about how Trump’s approval numbers are “plummeting.”

It’s FAKE NEWS.

  • The poll sample was 35% Democrat vs. 23% Republican vs. 35% Independent.
  • America is currently 30% Democrat vs. 26% Republican vs. 42% Independent.

The poll over-sampled Democrats by 5 points and under-sampled Republicans by 3 points. That’s an 8 point error spread right there. Add in the 7 point under-sampling of Independents and you’ve got a poll that was designed to create a FAKE NEWS headline.

Interesting factoid: Even with this left-skewed sample, Trump scored 43% approval on the economy!

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