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Dem leaders witness push for new Red revolution


Authored by Chad Groening, Billy Davis (OneNewsNow.com) | Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez on "60 Minutes"The newest faces of the Democratic Party suggest the party’s love affair with far-left politics is gaining momentum, angering their leaders, and turning off the public, says a public policy analyst.

The swearing-in of congressional lawmakers made national headlines last week, most notably since Rep. Nancy Pelosi was handed the gavel after Democrats made huge gains in November’s election and wrestled control of the House of Representatives from Republicans.

What do you suspect Dem leaders are saying to ambitious new lawmakers behind closed doors? (Choose up to two)
‘Baby steps, it takes baby steps’‘Cuba is our model, too’‘Stay on message please’‘Tell me again: what are your committee assignments?’‘Trump is the enemy’‘Yeah, we’re gonna impeach him’

But it was the fresh faces in Congress that made the most news, such as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 29-year-old Democrat who is making history as the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. She is also an avowed socialist and in recent days touted her “Green New Deal” that includes a whopping 70-percent top tax rate on the wealthiest Americans to finance a move from fossil fuels to renewable energy within 10 years.

gasoline pumpsNot only does the “Green New Deal” plan to move the U.S. from gas and oil, writes Rich Lowry, quoting from draft legislation, it also promises to tackle gender inequality, deliver a “basic income,” and provide “universal health care.” 

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, the first Palestinian-American elected to Congress, made headlines over the foul language she used — she dropped the raunchiest of swear words — when she addressed a raucous crowd of far-left activists. It was also not lost on the public that Tlaib also promised to impeach President Trump in that speech, a plan that excites the Far Left at the same time Pelosi and other leaders claim impeachment is not in their plans. Tlaib also made headlines for another reason: a wall map in her new congressional office was altered with a note denoting non-existent “Palestine” over the current country of Israel.

Hamilton

“The thing that is concerning to me,” observes Abe Hamilton of the American Family Association, “is we literally now have a major national political party that is openly become a socialist party. That should be concerning to all Americans because that is where we are.”

Writing at conservative website RedState, Joe Cunningham advises the political whispering in D.C. is that Pelosi and Schumer are “furious” that the freshman Democrats are “stealing the spotlight” then doing “dumb things” with the publicity they’re enjoying.

The leaders were particularly angry with Ocasio-Cortez for her “60 Minutes” interview, when she claimed she was “morally right” after being confronted over her “fuzzy math” about government spending, according to Cunningham.

Democratic Socialists of America“This is a larger problem for the Democrats,” Cunningham observes. “They were happy to sit back and laugh as Republicans fought amongst themselves during the Obama years, but now they find themselves in the middle of their own Tea Party moment – one which they can thank Bernie Sanders for.”

Hamilton tells OneNewsNow the far-left agenda on display in the nation’s capital does not play well with mainstream America.

CNN praises NY Dem socialist“The 2016 election revealed that the Democrat Party had become a coastal and regional party — it was no longer a national party,” he observes. “And I think that rings true still today, when you have these extreme elements who’ve gained control and momentum within the Democrat Party. They will soon learn that the American people are not on board with the radical socialist agenda.”

In his concluding words in the RedState commentary, Cunningham predicts that powerful Democratic leaders are now fighting with ambitous progressives for the future direction of the party.

Election Judge Sees Fraud 7 Ft Away. Reports It. Dems Demand She Be Removed: Report


Reported By Kara Pendleton | November 12, 2018 at 3:38am

While “all eyes” are on Florida amidst accusations of potential election fraud, there may have been something fishy going on in St. Clair County, Illinois. According to The Gateway Pundit, this would not be the first time something like this has happened, either.

Peggy A. Hubbard posted a multi-tweet thread explaining what happened in the 2018 midterm elections, noting that she was an election judge. She began describing some of what she witnessed as she watched the polling station.

But that wasn’t all she saw.

Not only is it shocking that anyone would allow this, but it’s also shocking that someone would get in such a state before then going to vote.

Hubbard noted that she also caught a city council member just feet away doing no good. But it was Hubbard taking flack.

She also elaborated further on how she put a stop to what she witnessed. It appears that these actions may have led to the complaints filed against her and her removal as an election judge being sought.

Hubbard has also posted about other problems with the election in her state. These are from 2016.

Hubbard is no stranger to standing up for what she believes in or in being attacked for it. In 2015, she “compared the black community’s reaction to the shooting of Mansur Ball-Bey in North St. Louis outside a crack house with the shooting death of 9 year-old Jamyla Bolden in Ferguson,” according to The Gateway Pundit.

Her video rant went viral. And the typical name-calling ensued, including her being referred to as an “Uncle Tom.”

Service isn’t new to Hubbard, either. She is a veteran who served aboard the USS SAMUEL GOMPERS AD-37.

Hubbard’s Twitter feed is filled with hard-hitting posts about the left and Democrat shenanigans. She has no problem speaking out against the Democrat Plantation” and “Black Lives Matter,” contrary to what blacks in America are expected to do.

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Dems Hate GA Voter Law Because They Don’t Think Minorities Can Write Own Names: Hunter


Reported By Bryan Chai | October 15, 2018 at 11:10am

URL of the original posting site: https://www.westernjournal.com/ct/dems-hate-ga-voter-law-dont-think-minorities-can-write-names-hunter/

Two women, one white and one black, vote at voting booths. An effort to crack down on potential voter fraud in Georgia is being criticized by Democratic groups as “voter suppression.” (Shutterstock)

The Democratic party, and the far left in general, like to paint themselves as the party of tolerance and enlightenment. Obviously, we all know that’s not the case. But every once in a while, the Democratic Party reminds us of just how hypocritical they truly are. The best part is, they don’t even realize they’re doing it.

Case in point, just look at the hysteria surrounding Georgia’s “exact match” law.

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the “exact match” law simply states that to be acceptable, a voter’s registration application must exactly match a driver’s license, state ID card or Social Security records.

That hardly seems controversial. After all, voting is such an important American right which helps shape our country, it’d make sense to make sure that all information is accurate and legitimate.

Democrats and the left don’t see it that way. They essentially find that law racist, apparently.

“Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has been a driving force behind multiple voter suppression efforts throughout the years in Georgia,” said Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law said in a statement through Common Dreams.

It didn’t take long for Clarke to throw in a veiled accusation of racism.

“If there is one person in Georgia who knows that the ‘Exact Match’ scheme has a discriminatory impact on minority voters, it’s Brian Kemp because we successfully sued him over a mirror policy in 2016,” Clarke said.

Kemp, who is running for Georgia governor in the upcoming midterms in November, has frequently heard similar complaints from his Democratic opponent Stacey Abrams.

Abrams recently called Kemp “a remarkable architect of voter suppression” according to the The Associated Press.

Apparently, it’s now racist to try and safeguard our Constitutional Republic from voter fraud.

Clarke and Abrams seem to be glossing over the little fact that voters who have been flagged by the “exact match” law can still vote, as the Journal-Constitution notes. Oftentimes, the hold-ups when it comes to “exact match” issues stems from something simple like a missing hyphen, discrepancies between married and maiden names or even clerical government errors.

Even while those issues are pending, flagged voters can vote. Assuming a voter is not actively trying to commit voter fraud, the “exact match” law is a minor inconvenience at worst.

Not only are Democrats being intentionally misleading about the severity of the impact of “exact match,” think about the message they’re sending.

Derek Hunter, an author and contributor to The Daily Caller, summed it up best.

“Georgia Democrats are complaining that the state’s ‘exact match’ law, meaning people have to write their own name accurately on registration forms, is racist,” Hunter wrote on Twitter. “In other words, liberals don’t think minorities can write their own names. That’s pretty racist.”

That scathing take couldn’t be more true. Democrats are no strangers to racial double-standards, but these particular claims of racism go beyond that. At best, it shows a distinct misunderstanding of law, which is a damning sign for a political party. At worst, it shows a distinct willingness to lie and manipulate racial minorities no matter the cost, which should be even more damning.

Based on the Democrats’ track record, I’m inclined to believe the latter.

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Graham laments ‘what’s happened to Democratic Party’


Reported by Michael F. Haverluck (OneNewsNow.com) | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Franklin Graham preachingRev. Franklin Graham is in a quandary as to what has become of the Democratic Party – especially with its frequently exposed anti-God and anti-America agenda.

The president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) recently took to social media to air his concern about Democrats forcing a county party leader to resign a while back over posting a statement that most Americans would — and should – feel proud to make:

“I stand for the flag, I kneel at the cross,” former United States Marine and Gulf War veteran Mark Salvas declared – to the chagrin of his fellow Democratic leaders, according to WND.

Dems evolving so far left, they can’t be right?

The son of the late iconic evangelist Billy Graham took to social media to back Salvas and shame Democrats for punishing their own party member for making such an honorable declaration.

“I’m not ashamed of my patriotism – not one bit,” Graham expressed on Facebook to his millions of followers, as reported by WND. “I fought for this country. I think I have a right to have a voice and be patriotic.”

The CEO of the Christian humanitarian aid organization, Samaritan’s Purse, went on to reaffirm his support of Salvas and question the motivation taking over the blue party – one that many see as continuing to move farther and farther to the left.

“He’s right,” Graham continued. “What has happened to the Democratic Party?”

Equating loyalty to God and America to ‘racism’

Democratic leaders were noticeably upset and distraught when Salvas publicly proclaimed his personal faith and patriotism as the new chairman of Allegheny County Democratic Party – so furious that they booted him from his position.

“We have a zero tolerance for sexual harassment or racism of any kind,” Democratic Committee Chairwoman Nancy Mills insisted, according to Fox News’ The Todd Starnes Show. “I think Chairwoman [Eileen] Kelly made the right decision once she was aware of the issues.”

While sitting down with the Fox News show’s host, Todd Starnes, Salvas shared how angered Democratic Party leaders were about his wife showing her support in a Facebook post for a police officer who was accused of killing an African American with racist intent. Even though her support was clearly expressed to denote her confidence in the law enforcement officer – because she had witnessed his virtuous character all his life – Democrats interpreted her backing as nothing more than a white supremacist rant.

“Salvas said they had known the police officer and his family since the officer was a toddler,” Starnes explained to his audience.

Rep. Ed Gainey (D-Pa.) also jumped on the Democrats’ race-card bandwagon, going as far as to accuse Salvas of insulting African-American voters … as losing votes – as opposed to genuine concern over racism – appeared to be the key issue at hand.

“To put that up on Facebook was, to me, insensitive – also to African Americans, who, as you know, have backed the Democratic Party for quite a long time, and everybody knows that it was insensitive,” Gainey argued, according to The Todd Starnes Show. “A Democratic leader has to be sensitive.”

Same Dems during the Obama years …

Several years ago – at the 2012 Democratic National Convention before former President Barack Obama’s second term – a similar reception to what Salvas received for saying he knelt at the cross and bowed to the flag was received when Democrats booed after it was announced that God was being reintroduced to their party’s platform.

“Thousands of bloggers are reporting this morning that delegates at the Democratic convention in Charlotte booed when God was reintroduced into their party’s platform,” CatholicCulture.org reported in September 2012. “In drafting the original platform, Democratic leaders had removed references to God – and to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. They didn’t merely forget to mention God – in updating previous party platforms, they made a conscious decision to remove Him.”


Even though most Democrats from coast to coast would most likely not cheer their party devising a godless platform, elected leaders apparently thought it was a good idea.

“When that decision was brought to the attention of ordinary American voters – outside the orbit of the Democratic Party apparatchiks – it was unpopular … it didn’t play in Peoria,” CatholicCulture.org’s Phil Lawler explained. “Belatedly, the Democratic leaders realized that they should put God back in the picture, so an amendment to the platform was placed on the convention’s agenda.”

Showing the godless heart and soul of the Democratic Party, the amendment to put God back in the party’s platform was received with much controversy from within the rank and file at the DNC Convention.

“Quite a few delegates opposed the mention of God – some, no doubt, were primarily concerned about the mention of Jerusalem,” Lawler recounted. “Party leaders might have simplified matters by introducing two separate amendments – one to restore a mention of God, the other to name Jerusalem as Israel’s capital – but that tactic would not have suited the purposes of the party strategists. They didn’t want an open debate on God or on Jerusalem during the convention – they didn’t want to give American voters the opportunity to see just how radical the Democratic Party has become … they wanted the amendment approved quickly.”

Regardless of the problematic and confusing amendment process that took place during the convention, it was evident that a large proportion – most likely the majority – of the nation’s most vocal and influential Democrats were more than hostile to the idea of letting God back into their platform at the time.

In fact, it was reported that most Democrats at the 2012 DNC Convention actually voted to keep God out, as one conservative media outlet insisted that the voice vote from the crowd definitely went against welcoming God back in to the Democratic platform.

At the time, then-Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was put between a rock and a hard place and evidently tried to save face for his party – so it would not resemble a pack of atheists of anti-Semitists.

“Villaraigosa was lying, in any case – there is no way that the voice vote had passed,” Breitbart News explained in September 2012. “Opponents stood up and protested, waving and shouting – the fix was in. The Democratic leadership had to ram a mention of God and a mention of Jerusalem through – violating their own rules – to avoid the fallout within their own ranks.”

Not where your vote is … it’s where your heart is

Even though Graham has been vocal about his support for many of President Donald Trump’s conservative Christian policies regarding religious freedom and biblical principles concerning social issues, he made it quite clear earlier this summer in August that what truly matters is not whether one stands with Republicans or Democrats – but whether one stands with God.

“Graham – who described himself as ‘not a politician’ and involved with neither political parties – said healing the country’s political divide is a problem beyond mere mortals,” The Mail Tribune noted at the time.

He addressed the tension in America between those on the political right and left – insisting that neither party has the answers – only God.

“Only God can fix it,” Graham added. “The Republican Party’s not going to fix the problems of this country, or the state … neither are the Democrats – they’re not going to do it.”

Watch: GOP Ad Should Run Non-Stop Until 2020, Shows Chilling Leftist Violence


Reported By Cillian Zeal | August 10, 2018 at 7:55am

What are the stakes in the election this fall? Is it just control of the House or Senate? Momentum going into the 2020 election? Well, there is that, but something more: the possibility that thuggish intimidation runs roughshod over our political process. (Warning: Video below contains some graphic images.)

Those may be harsh words, but that’s essentially the only way to describe what the American left has been involved in since they lost the White House on Nov. 8, 2016. Threats, violence, demagogy, racism — all of these have been the stock-in-trade of the Democrats and their surrogates ever since that day.

If you don’t believe me, the GOP has assembled a greatest hits list of some of the behavior the left has engaged in since the last election.

Take a look: 

The video opens with a graffito that reads “Revolution or Death” with Bernie Sanders’ voice overlaid, talking about how the “radical ideas” America wouldn’t even consider a few years ago are seeping into the mainstream. If that sounds bad enough, it’s arguably the sanest thing you’ll see for the next minute and seven seconds.

Then, we move onto Kathy Griffin holding up the bloodied, effigial head of the president of the United States.

Then, it’s a burned-out car from said president’s inauguration. Over this, Nancy Pelosi intones, “I just don’t even know why there aren’t uprisings all over the country.”

And then it’s Maxine Waters’ most infamous rant: “If you see anybody from that cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you cause a crowd, and you push back on them, and you tell them they’re not welcome — anymore, anywhere.”

And then it’s Samantha Bee, calling Ivanka Trump a feckless c***.” (They mercifully left out the part right after where she suggests Ivanka seduce her dad; I suppose that was just a little too much for everyone involved.)

And then it was Bee’s fellow comedienne, Michelle Wolf, calling White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders “an Uncle Tom but for white women who disappoint other white women” at the White House Correspondents Dinner.

And then there’s Bill Maher hoping for economic collapse, Johnny Depp calling for President Donald Trump’s assassination, Madonna saying she wanted to see the White House blown up and Snoop Dogg “shooting” a thinly-disguised version of Trump during a music video.

The ad closes with a caption that reads: “The Left in 2018: Unhinged.”

And that’s pretty much where we are in 2018. Any sort of outré behavior on the left side of the aisle is excused as some sort of legitimate reaction to Trump.

The sad thing is, these are just the major incidents that most of us remember. There are plenty of other Democrat politicians and Hollywood stars (who will eventually try and become Democrat politicians, no doubt) who have engaged in minor-key acts of disgraceful behavior.

This isn’t just about checks and balances this fall. It’s about the very future of our body politic. Trump isn’t on the ballot in 2018, but sanity is. If America rewards the left for this behavior, it’s only going to get worse. That’s why this commercial should run at every opportunity between now and 2020 — just to remind our country how the opposition acts when they don’t get their way.

Today’s Politically INCORRECT Cartoon by A.F. Branco


Leap of Faith

To their own possible detriment, Democrat party appears to be lurching hard left into socialism if not all out communism.

Democrats Are Socialist

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How Americans View Republican Policies Has Changed Drastically in Last 4 Months


Reported By Robert Donachie | April 17, 2018 at 8:56am

URL of the original posting site: https://www.westernjournal.com/how-americans-view-republican-policies-has-changed-drastically-in-last-4-months/

More American voters want the Republican party to remain in charge of the economy and tax policy, according to an NBC News/WSJ poll released Monday evening. The two media outlets found that 35 percent of Americans believe the Republican Party is better suited to handle the economy, compared with 28 percent who think Democrats have the better economic policies.

Roughly four months ago, Democrats had the upper hand. Thirty-five percent of American voters thought Democrats were the better choice in December — the same month Republicans passed the 2017 tax reform bill. The party now holds a slim 2 percent advantage over Democrats on the question of who has the better tax policy. Democrats had a 4 percentage point advantage in December.

Americans remain divided on whether or not the 2017 tax reform bill was a net-positive. Only 27 percent of Americans think the bill was a good idea, while 34 percent say they don’t know enough about the bill and 36 percent say it wasn’t a good idea.

A slim majority of Americans — 53 percent — think it is likely a negative because of expectations that it will greatly increase the federal deficit. Americans also believe the bill was a giveaway to the wealthy and major corporations.

Recent findings from government oversight officials work to back up Americans’ growing federal deficit concerns. The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office expects the Republican tax reform bill and 2018 congressional budget agreement will grow the economy over the coming years, but also add nearly $2 trillion to federal deficit over the next decade.

The CBO released analysis earlier in April detailing how the federal budget deficit will be $804 billion in 2018 and exceed $1 trillion in 2020. Publicly held U.S. debt will total $28.671 trillion by the end of 2028, amounting to over 96 percent of U.S. gross domestic product that year.

Republican tax cuts are expected, as leadership has repeatedly claimed, to grow the economy over the next two years. Real GDP will expand 3.3 percent in 2018 and 2.4 percent in 2019. Starting in 2020, those gains are expected to taper off. The CBO expects real GDP to grow 1.8 percent in 2020, continuing at an average annual rate of 1.7 percent from 2020-2026.

While the deficit remains a concern, the tax bill has shown and is expected to show some other net-benefits for the American people.  Hundreds of corporations and small businesses announced bonuses and wage increases following the bill’s signing last December, although many have decried the moves as simply a public relations stunt.

Americans filed their first tax returns under the new Republican tax plan Tuesday, a first litmus test for voters and politicians as to how effective the tax cuts will end up being. Tax cuts are also expected to bring nearly $2 trillion in capital held overseas back to the United States, according to a United Nations Conference on Trade and Developments report.

The U.N. expects the Republican tax law could lead to the repatriation of roughly $2 trillion in funds that American multinationals are holding overseas. U.N. analysts attribute their predictions to the dramatic cut to the U.S. corporate tax rate that took effect on Jan. 1, 2018.

A version of this article previously appeared on The Daily Caller News Foundation website. 

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