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Must-Miss Television

It is doubtful that anyone who visits here would be a fan of CNN. It takes an absence of intelligence, a willingness to be knowingly lied to, and the gag reflex of a billy goat to engage in such self-inflicted torture. Nonetheless, the professional haters never rest.

Of Course: CNN to Air New Reagan-Bashing Film on Labor Day

On Labor Day, CNN will air The Reagan Show, a new film bashing the 40th president. In case you thought it would be anything other than hostile, the ads make the goal clear. A clip of Reagan saying, “Together we will make America great again,” is paired with a blurb from the website Screen Daily: “An elaborately constructed parable for the Trump era.”
National Review exposed just how nasty the documentary is:
The continuing popularity of President Reagan is a source of profound irritation and unease to liberals. To assuage their pain, they have gone back to their initial rationalization for how Reagan became so beloved: He cheated. Though a lousy actor, he nonetheless fooled the common man with his mesmeric performing skills. It’s the old false-consciousness story: If we liked the man, trickery must have been involved.
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/scott-whitlock/2017/08/29/be-aware-cnn-air-new-reagan-bashing-film-labor-day

AND IN OTHER NEWS:
Report: Trump Will End DACA With Six Month Delay

The sources stated that Trump will delay enforcement for six months and give Congress the opportunity to write proper immigration legislation.
Remember, DACA is not a law or even an Executive Order. All DACA is a Department of Homeland Security policy that officials announced via memo.
http://legalinsurrection.com/2017/09/report-trump-will-end-daca-with-six-month-delay/

Continetti: I Think We Might See the End of DACA in the Coming Months

Mnuchin Says Economy Will Be Fine Without DACA Ahead Of Trump Announcement
Mnuchin was asked about the letter on “Fox News Sunday,” and replied: “As it relates to the economic impact, I am less concerned about the economic impact. We’ll make sure that we have plenty of workers in this economy. We want to put more people back to work. There’s a lot of people that left the workforce and our objective is to bring them back into the workforce.
http://dailycaller.com/2017/09/03/mnuchin-says-economy-will-be-fine-without-daca-ahead-of-trump-announcement/
MTP Panelist Claims DACA Opposition by Trump Base Driven by Race
DIDN’T SEE THAT ONE COMING, RIGHT?
According to the professor, Trump was only playing to his base who only cared about DACA because they were white. “We can think about the policy issues but there is this kind of cultural undertow,” he asserted.
“This is really red meat to his base that it’s really speaking to a kind of deep seated cultural anxiety about the changing nature of the country,” he claimed. “That this immigration issue is not about securing the border and it’s not about jobs, it’s not about fixing a bad immigration policy.”
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/nicholas-fondacaro/2017/09/03/mtp-panelist-claims-daca-opposition-trump-base-driven-race

Journalist: “Race and Class . . . Most Significant Aspects” of Hurricane Harvey
JOURNALIST? MORE LIKE RACE-HUSTLING PIMP
And here we thought that saving lives and rebuilding a devastated area should be the focus . . . Proving that when you wield an anti-racism hammer, everything looks like a nail, a guest on Al Sharpton’s MSNBC show this morning declared that “race and class . . are the most significant aspects of this particular hurricane.”
The guest in question, Charles D. Ellison, is the Washington correspondent of The Philadelphia Tribune, and hosts a show on WURD, an African-American owned radio station in Philly.

http://legalinsurrection.com/2017/09/journalist-race-and-class-most-significant-aspects-of-hurricane-harvey/

Teacher Makes Students Remove Trump Apparel, Says It’s ‘Neo-Nazi’ Slogan


REMEMBER WHEN TEACHERS TAUGHT THE BASICS INSTEAD OF BUTTHURT LIBERAL PROPAGANDA?
The video, exclusively obtained by TPUSA, shows a high school teacher at River Ridge High School in Woodstock, Ga., telling her students, “You cannot wear a swastika to school … you cannot wear ‘Make America Great Again’ like that.”
“Please go, at least for this class,” the teacher added. “I don’t care what you do in other classes.”
http://dailycaller.com/2017/09/02/watch-teacher-makes-students-remove-trump-apparel-says-its-neo-nazi-slogan-video/

John McCain Finds Strength to Fly to Italy to Trash Donald Trump at International Forum

The #FakeNews liberal media is sure gonna miss John McCain.
As hard as others try, there’s really just no one to take his place trashing Republicans with such venom. Although, Ben Sasse, Jeff Flake, and Lindsey Graham are working to change that.

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/09/john-mccain-finds-strength-fly-italy-trash-donald-trump-international-forum/

Donald Trump and Melania Trump Attend Church for National Day of Prayer

OBAMA USED A RUG WHEN HE PRAYED
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited went to church on Sunday for the National Day of Prayer for Hurricane Harvey victims.
The Trumps attended services at St. John’s Church in Washington D.C. near the White House for about an hour. On Friday, Trump proclaimed a national day of prayer for the victims of the storm in Texas and Missouri.
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/09/03/donald-trump-and-melania-trump-attend-church-for-national-day-of-prayer/

Jackson: Trump Can’t Get Into ‘Jesus’s Kingdom’
CALLING JACKSON AND SHARPTON “REVERWND” IS LIKE CALLING JEFFREY DAHMER A CHEF

Obama Is Now the Most Costly Former President
HEY, BEING ON PERMANENT VACATION COSTS MONEY
Next year, the American people will be footing his bill to the tune of $1,153,000, according to a Congressional Research Service memo. This figure is more than $100,000 higher than President George W. Bush’s request and roughly $200,000 more than President Clinton’s. Former President George H.W. Bush will receive $942,000 and President Carter will bring in $456,000.
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/leahbarkoukis/2017/09/01/obama-is-most-costly-former-president-n2375986

Shameless: ABC Exploits Harvey Aftermath to Push for DACA
Before Raddatz began pushing for DACA, she began her segment by highlighting the recovery efforts and shadowed a local police chief has he aided a shelter. “But the chief’s work to help evacuees may be complicated by a new challenge. President Trump set to announce his decision this week on whether to end the DACA program,” she bemoaned.
“Houston has one of the highest populations of so-called ‘Dreamers’ in the country,” Raddatz noted. “We met one of them. 15-year-old Jasmine Medrano. As her family returned to their flooded out Houston home, which they just recently paid off.”
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/nicholas-fondacaro/2017/09/03/shameless-abc-exploits-harvey-aftermath-push-daca

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Filed under Barack Obama, DACA, Donald Trump, Economy, Hurricanes, Jesse Jackson, John McCain, Media Bias, Prayer, Race Relations, Ronald Reagan, Steve Mnuchin

NEWS

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These disgusting PIGS didn’t just leave behind inanimate trash.  They also abandoned PETS.

http://www.kfyrtv.com/content/news/Furry-Friends-Rockin-Rescue-helps-dogs-left-behind-at-DAPL-protest-camp-414793233.html

I got the stuff below in an email from Catholic Vote.  In comments, I’ll add other stuff I see that doesn’t inspire a whole blog.

BUDGET // Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that Trump’s first budget proposal will spare Social Security and Medicare from any cuts. http://cvote.it/2mu5Aep

HEALTH CARE // A draft Republican bill to repeal Obamacare has been leaked. The replacement plan reduces subsidies, takes out the individual mandate, and scraps the Medicaid expansion. But the Republican plan would maintain some elements supported by Obama, including the “Cadillac” tax on more generous health plans. http://cvote.it/2mtUBBS

CONGRESS // President Trump will address a joint session of Congress tomorrow night. GOP insiders say he may not be in the mood to play nice. http://cvote.it/2mu7P1B

MONDAY MOTIVATION // “The most powerful weapon to conquer the devil is humility. For, as he does not know at all how to employ it, neither does he know how to defend himself from it.-Saint Vincent de Paul

MARKETING // Conservative activist Grover Norquist says that on regulatory reform, Trump is ‘out-Reaganing Reagan.’ http://cvote.it/2mu1WRL

MILITARY // Trump wants to raise military spending, but cut everywhere else. http://cvote.it/2mtM4yC

CATHOLIC // Spirit of 79: The number of Americans proposed for sainthood. http://cvote.it/2mu7Pyv

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Filed under Armed Forces, Budget, Dakota Access Pipeline, Obamacare, Republicans, Steve Mnuchin, U.S. Congress

This Is Already Tiresome

Tucker Carlson was interviewing some blow-dried Ken-doll wannabe congresspunk from California last night and this clown would not stray from his talking points no matter what Carlson asked him. Thankfully, the network panned to a shot of the daily protests outside the Supreme Court.

I may be the only person in America who noticed some idiot holding a pre-printed sign that had the word “OPPOSE” at the top with a blank white space underneath it. After Trump made his nomination known, they printed “GORSUCH” in the blank space with a Sharpie. They were prepared to protest whoever the president picked, even if it was the Wizard of Oz.

As with their shameless behavior regarding the Cabinet nominees, they are going to fight this appointment tooth and nail. In the end they will likely lose, although it is a case of one originalist replacing another. The all-out war will occur if one of the leftists, probably the Notorious RBG retires from the bench. She has already stated she’s not going anywhere until there is a Democrat president to replace her.

Think: The Dems wheeling the late and unlamented Robert C. Byrd on a hospital gurney for an important vote, or Tim Johnson who suffered a brain aneurism and was absent for almost two years and never replaced, since he represented North Dakota, which would have elected a Republican in his stead.

They’re playing a dangerous and potentially disastrous game. Tingles Matthews claimed that not a single Democrat senator will vote to confirm. I disagree. There are 12 senators from red states up for re-election in 2018. The playbook says there will be 5 or 6 democrats who will be given permission to confirm as long as there are not the requisite 60 votes to uphold the filibuster. They all sing from the same hymnal: ‘Lord, save my ass.’

[CtH: I am still puzzling over why RBG didn’t retire when Obama was in office.  She’s older than dirt and is unlikely to survive the 8 years Trump could be in office.  Probably she, like the rest of the Ds, thought Hillary was a shoe-in.  Oops!  Cuz replacing Scalia with Gorsuch is no biggie.  Replacing Ginsburg with someone the Republicans like will tip the bench back toward traditional values and put Roe v. Wade seriously at risk.  We can pray!]

Chris Matthews: Gorsuch Vote Will Go To A Filibuster; Democrats Will Not Vote For Him, “Not A One”

“I think this is going to come down to a sad denouement,” Matthews said Tuesday night. “I think it’s going to take 60 votes to get this approved and I think the Republicans will have their rank-and-file 52 votes will be there. But I don’t think the Democrats are going to give them a single vote which mean this will go to a filibuster.”

[CtH: Why is Tingles still talking?]

Chris Matthews on Democrats who vote for Gorsuch:  He will “be on that court for 30 years … they will have to answer for this guy.”

And since, according to Matthews, no Dems will vote to confirm, the nomination will fall short of the required 60 votes.

This Insurrectionist disagrees. No matter how much McConnell reveres Senate tradition, he will not let such a qualified jurist, and Trump’s first Court nominee, go down to ignominious defeat. If push comes to shove, I predict that McConnell will invoke the nuclear option, and Gorsuch will be confirmed on a simple-majority vote.

IOW, THE DEMOCRATS MUST CHOOSE WHAT HILL THEY WANT TO DIE ON

Here’s Why It Would Be Very Stupid for Dems to Block Neil Gorsuch
Since January 20, many Americans have been daydreaming about the possibility of rebuilding the government from the ground up, like an episode of Designated Survivor. But as fun as it would be to watch Democrats tantrum their way into blocking Judge Neil Gorsuch‘s Supreme Court nomination, it’s a bad idea and would follow in the Republicans’ dangerous precedent.

Dems to Filibuster SCOTUS Pick, Claim Seat ‘Stolen’: “We will use every lever in our power to stop this.”
Senator Merkley declared the seat could go to none of Trump’s picks because it was “stolen,” presumably by the Russians.

“This is a stolen seat. This is the first time a Senate majority has stolen a seat,” Merkley said in an interview. “We will use every lever in our power to stop this.”

Neil Gorsuch: Conservatives Praise Trump’s ‘Home Run’ Supreme Court Pick

GORSUCH MEETS WITH SCALIA’S WIDOW AND HIS SON


Conservatives were effusive in their praise on Tuesday evening for President Donald Trump’s choice for the U.S. Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch.

Protesters Arrested In NYC Demonstration Against Trump Supreme Court Pick
WONDER HOW LONG BEFORE THEY DECLARE THIS AGGRIEVED VICTIM WILL BE LABELED A ‘CIVIL RIGHTS ICON’?

[CtH: Where do they get these people who have TIME to go to all these protests?!]

Among those arrested was Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner – the man who died on July 2014 on Staten Island as police tried to arrest him for selling loose, untaxed cigarettes. A grand jury later declined to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who used a takedown move on Garner that many have described as a chokehold.

THIS WAS FROM YESTERDAY:
Once Again, Dems Deny Vote on Sessions… Where is GOP Leadership?
The Senate Judiciary Committee, once again, delayed voting Tuesday morning on the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general, pushing it back to Wednesday.

Therefore, the people of the United States remain without the proper attorney general, causing confusion and misdirection in the branch of government that ultimately provides safety and security to the American way of life.

BREAKING NEWS! PETE BRINGS YOU THE LATEST. THIS IS GREAT!!!

GOP changes Senate rules, approves Trump cabinet picks
A Democratic boycott couldn’t prevent President Trump’s cabinet picks for Treasury and health from gaining approval by the Senate Finance Committee.

The Republican-led committee changed its rules to allow it to operate without the boycotting Democrats and approve Steve Mnuchin for the Treasury post and Tom Price as Health and Human Services secretary.

The next step will be for the pair to be confirmed by the entire Senate.

THE REPUBLICANS MAY HAVE FINALLY GROWN A PAIR!

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NOW I HAVE TO MISS SOME OF MY OLD WESTERN TV SHOWS TO WATCH FOX ….. JUST DAMN.

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Filed under Chris Matthews, Democrats, Jeff Sessions, Mitch McConnell, Neil Gorsuch, Republicans, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Steve Mnuchin, Supreme Court, Tom Price, Tucker Carlson, U.S. Senate

Do your job!

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This is worth watching.  What strikes me most about Hatch’s long statement is how sincerely sad he sounds. Words he uses about the Democrat senators who have refused to even come to the hearings: shocking, ridiculous, offensive, partisan side show, reprehensible, unbelievable, stop posturing and acting like idiots, express yourself here and then vote, what’s the matter with Democrats, are they that bitter about Donald Trump? I don’t want to hear from any of them again about doing our jobs.  We’re here.  They’re not.  To differ, that’s one thing.  But I’ve always shown up.  We’ve given them plenty of time to show up. They have a right to vote no. But to not be here is a negation of their duty as senators.

Sen. Hatch: Democrats Behavior Unprecedented [5:50]

Source:
H/t Pistol Pete

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Filed under Orrin Hatch, Steve Mnuchin, Tom Price, U.S. Senate