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Autoworker Threatened by Biden Unveils Hilarious Custom ‘AR-14’


Reported By C. Douglas Golden | Published March 16, 2020 at 8:59am

Michigan union millwright Jerry Wayne became a viral superstar when he engaged in a confrontation with former Vice President Joe Biden over the Second Amendment. To mark the life event, he decided on a memento, as so many of us do. He decided on a rifle — namely, an “AR-14.”

Those of you who remember the confrontation — it feels so long ago, given what’s happened with the coronavirus in the interim — will remember the fact that Biden forgot the name of the popular AR-15 firearm while telling him that he didn’t have a right to own one (or that he needed “100 rounds”). He also apparently forgot the fact that cameras were on him, calling the man a “horse’s a–” and “full of s—,” telling him that he’d take him “outside.” Presumably, that wasn’t so they could socially distance.

Here’s the video, which contains all of the unbleeped language. Viewer discretion is advised:

And here it is at floor level at the Detroit auto plant, just in case you needed a bit more of Joe Biden’s meltdowns:

And now, the AR-14 is a real thing — and Wayne is the star of a National Rifle Association ad. Again, bad language, viewer discretion is advised.

The gun, as you can see, has “AR-14” and “You’re full of s—!” etched onto the side, along with Joe Biden’s angry visage.

Wayne said he “got this the day after I talked to Joe. I’m sure that’s not the result he was going for.”

He also noted Biden lied when he said he didn’t say he was going to take away people’s firearms when he was with former presidential candidate and noted white privilege archetype Beto O’Rourke. O’Rourke, who was famous for his declaration that “hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47,” recently endorsed Biden, and Biden seemed to reciprocate: “You’re gonna take care of the gun problem with me,” Biden said in a March 2 appearance with O’Rourke in Dallas.

In the NRA video, Biden is also seen on CNN talking about how he would take away so-called “assault weapons.”

“The fact of the matter is, they should be illegal,” Biden said. “Period.”

“Americans should be able to ask candidates seeking the highest office what’s going to happen to their rights as they vote them into office,” Wayne said in the video.

“Joe Biden can call me all the names he wants, but it doesn’t change the fact that he’s on video promising to have Beto O’Rourke lead the effort on gun confiscation.”

“I am sick and tired of having to defend the fact that we need guns to defend our homes and hunt wildlife,” Wayne added.

“I don’t need an excuse to have 100 rounds. I’ve got the Constitution of the United States.”

The key question Wayne asked, however, might have been this: “Why is it that the people who want to take away our guns know absolutely nothing about them?”

Yes, why? Why is this always the same state of affairs? Not only was Joe Biden one digit short on the name of the rifle he wants to ban, he apparently thought it was already banned. Whatever the case, it was obvious Biden wasn’t on terra firma when it came to firearms.

And yet, he feels perfectly happy telling us what laws he’s going to pass regarding them.

Jerry Wayne’s confrontation with Biden may have gotten lost in more pressing things in the intervening week, but one hopes when COVID-19 is sorted out, we won’t have forgotten it.

Wayne certainly won’t — he’ll be able to look at the quote every time he goes to the range.

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This Is the Best Political Ad of the Year; If the RNC Has Any Guts at All, It Will Air 24/7 Until Nov. 6


Reported By Benjamin Arie | October 21, 2018 at 5:36pm

When it comes to messaging and image, the right can sometimes be a bit reserved and … well, conservative.

You know the stereotype: A well-to-do, soft-spoken man in a suit, going into detail about tax policy. Probably reads a newspaper and nods in agreement to Ted Cruz. There’s nothing wrong with that per se. After all, stereotypical conservatives can seem a bit square because they’re busy doing things, like running businesses, working hard and raising families. Those are far more important than crafting slick political messaging.

Lately, however, the messaging has been writing itself. The right seems to have found its voice and realized that all it takes to connect with people is the truth, told passionately.

You could say that’s one of the reasons Donald Trump won in 2016. Instead of slick Obama-esque messaging, he focused on common-sense talk that got to the truth of the matter. Usually it was blunt, sometimes it was crass, but it rang true — and that, combined with Trump’s unique energy, resonated with voters.

Even the soft-spoken Republican politicians have picked up on this. Cruz has buried the hatchet and is holding joint rallies with Trump. Ex-milquetoast Sen. Lindsey Graham catapulted himself onto the national stage by getting fired up for the truth about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and defending it with passion.

Now a new political ad created by an amateur video editor is getting serious attention for doing essentially the same thing: Shining a light on the truth, and presenting reality in a passionate way.

“We have two choices on November 6th,” the powerful video begins. “The GOP’s America … or the left’s America.”

The video expertly cuts rapidly between two extreme contrasts. On the side of the right, the economy is booming. Unemployment is near record lows, especially for Hispanics and African Americans. On the side of the left, it’s a very different tone. Radical groups like “antifa” literally shut down streets and bash buildings … or people’s faces.

Instead of distancing themselves from this appalling behavior, Democrats such as Hillary Clinton, Maxine Waters and Eric Holder all but endorse it with language that excuses violence.

All of this — in the video and in real life — comes down to a simple but vital choice: “Jobs Not Mobs.”

That’s exactly the message the president himself has been pushing.

“The Democrats don’t like being called an angry mob,” Trump said in a video posted to his Twitter account. “But really, that’s what they’ve become.”

“They’ve gone so far left, they don’t know what’s going on. When you listen to Eric Holder talking about kicking … or Hillary Clinton saying what she said … they just don’t see it,” he added.

“They’re losing it,” the president continued. “We should be a unified country.”

The video was shared with the hashtag “#JobsNotMobs!”

“Democrats produce mobs and Republicans produce jobs!” he echoed in a campaign appearance in Montana.

It isn’t clear who exactly created the spot-on “Jobs Not Mobs” political video. It was posted to a YouTube account labeled “TRUMP 2020,” and a user called “JFord1984” posted it on Twitter in response to Trump’s video. It had been watched more than 73,000 times as of Sunday evening.

“If the RNC doesn’t plagiarize this, they deserve to lose,” RedState joked over the weekend.

Here’s a better idea: Figure out who made the video and hire them pronto, Trump. This kind of high-energy messaging is exactly what Republicans need, and it shows that you don’t need empty promises to win elections.

You just need to shine a light on the truth.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Benjamin Arie has been a political junkie since the hotly contested 2000 election. Ben settled on journalism after realizing he could get paid to rant. He cut his teeth on car accidents and house fires as a small-town reporter in Michigan before becoming a full-time political writer.

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