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Democrats Squabble Over Giving Americans “Free” Money

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“Free” stuff is all the rage with the Democrat Party. Every candidate who is presently running to win their party’s nomination and challenge President Trump is offering “free” something, whether it’s “free” healthcare, “free” college, or in the case of 2020 hopeful Andrew Yang, “free” money.

The dirty little secret that Democrats won’t let their voters know is that nothing in life is free; one way or another, someone always foots the bill and, nine times out of ten, that ‘someone’ turns out to be the American taxpayers.

In Yang’s attempt to secure his party’s nomination, he wants to provide a “universal basic income” which would automatically give American citizens $1,000 per month. Breitbart News reports Yang’s claims that this monthly sum would supposedly improve communities and grow businesses. Interestingly enough, Yang is facing criticism from Bernie Sanders who disagrees with the idea of providing Americans with a “free” $1,000 per month.

What You Need to Know about Yang vs. Sanders

In a fascinating turn of events, Sanders opposes Yang’s universal basic income policy because he maintains that “people want to work.” Many people in this country DO want to work, but it’s actually shocking to hear that in light of Sanders’ support for socialism and policies which would actually hurt working people.

Nevertheless, Sanders issued the following statements in regards to Yang and universal basic income:

“The challenge that we face is how do we use technology to improve the lives of working people. So if you have a really terrible job, a boring job and we make your job better and we enable you to work 20 hours a week rather than 40 hours a week, it’s not a bad thing.
It means to say you still need an income to live by, we can’t cut your salaries in half. We take a very different approach from Mr. Yang and that is, I believe, in a jobs guarantee.”

Policy Contradictions

Sanders may be claiming that he opposes Yang’s policies because Americans want to work, but Sanders is no ally to working people either. On multiple occasions, he has articulated his support for raising the minimum wage, something which has been repeatedly linked to fewer hours, higher market prices, and job layoffs.

What’s important for Americans to bear in mind is that neither Bernie Sanders or Andrew Yang are going to aid the working men and women of this great nation; their policies each cause harm in unique ways.

What are your thoughts on Andrew Yang’s proposal to give Americans a “free” $1,000 per month? Let us know your takeaways in the comments section below!

Warren Hits Biden After “Swallow a Little Bit” Remarks

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Joe Biden is having a tough time in the 2020 presidential election. Not only has he dropped massively in the polls, but he’s also taking various hits from all around the board. The former frontrunner’s multiple blunders have caused members of his own party to cringe and question whether Biden has the spine to truly go up against President Trump in a general election.

Now, Biden is facing censure from Elizabeth Warren who is presently leading him in the polls. On Sunday, Warren spoke before an audience of roughly 15,000 at Seattle, Washington’s International Fountain Park.

During this time, she seemingly issued an indirect response to Jill Biden who urged Democrat voters to “swallow a little bit” and vote for Biden, branding this as the best strategy to defeat President Trump. Warren had some choice words for the Biden camp in an apparent response to this sentiment, reports The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Reviewing Warren’s Message to Biden

Warren essentially made the case that in order for Democrats to win the 2020 election, they have to do more than simply be against President Trump. This is a commonly-held belief amongst progressives; many members of the progressive wing maintain that radical reforms, such as the Green New Deal, Medicare-for-All, etc are the best ways to ignite and energize voters. Critics of these policies, however, have stated that exclusively appealing to the far left is not a winning strategy for Democrats.

When speaking about this issue, Warren also tied in her thoughts on why she is the best candidate to win her party’s nomination:

“We’re not gonna win this by just saying ‘not Trump.’ It’s not enough to be ‘not Trump.’ I know how to fight and I know how to win.”

Playing the Losing Game

Regardless of where Democrats stand, they’re not in a very good position and President Trump will certainly be getting a second term. The reality is that the choices Democrat voters have are either radical progressive or a pseudo-centrist who cannot keep his foot out of his mouth.

No matter who Democrats nominate, their candidate isn’t going to do very well in the general election. Biden, with all his gaffes, would be absolutely destroyed on any debate stage with President Trump. Likewise, the radical policies of Sanders and Warren will serve as a turn off to Americans who are not hardcore progressives; this includes moderate Democrats, Independents, Republicans, and others.

What do you think about the current state of the Democrat Party? Which candidate do you see winning their party’s nomination? Sound off in the comments section below!

Joe Walsh Challenges President Trump in GOP Primary Race

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While in the minority, there have always been a subsection of Republicans who dislike President Trump. Throughout his presidency, Trump has maintained a 90%+ rating within the Republican Party; however, in 2016, Americans witnessed the emergence of “Never Trumpers.”

Never Trumpers served as members of the GOP who disliked the president due to his words, manner of speaking, and sometimes even his policies. Never Trumpers have routinely faced criticism from their pro-Trump counterparts; Republicans who support the president regularly branded Never Trumpers as RINOs or Republicans in Name Only.

At this point in the 2020 presidential election, a new Never Trumper has emerged. Joe Walsh, a Republican and former congressman, has officially announced his entry into the 2020 race, as reported by Townhall. By his own admission, Walsh previously supported Trump, although has now changed his mind.

Why is Walsh Challenging President Trump?

Walsh’s decision to challenge the president in this primary election is rooted in the former congressman’s exhaustion with “lies” and “drama” On Walsh’s campaign website, he slams President Trump for supposedly “[siding] with foreign dictators over our intelligence community” and “[spewing] hate virtually every time he opens his mouth.” Walsh also alleges that the president is “teaching millions of American children it’s okay to lie and it’s okay to bully.”

So, in essence, Walsh’s stance is that the president lacks moral character and has ultimately failed to act in the best interest of Americans. This is something which many Democrats agree with, although Republicans overwhelmingly have a different outlook, as evidenced by Trump’s strong approval rating with the Republican Party.

Earlier this morning, Walsh gave an interview which consisted of very incendiary language and accusations against President Trump. See for yourself:

More from Joe Walsh

Walsh maintains that the 2020 election marks a crossroads for the Republican Party. The former congressman issued claims that women, young people, and suburban people dislike the president, something which is not accurate. Nevertheless, with Trump serving as the incumbent candidate, the odds of him being the GOP’s nominee are very high.

In today’s interview, Walsh opined that the Republican Party will “get spanked” if Trump is the nominee.

What do you think about Joe Walsh’s decision to challenge President Trump? How do you think this will play out? Let us know your thoughts and predictions in the comments section below!

Pelosi Shuts Down Impeachment-Happy Democrats: “Public Isn’t There Yet.”

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There are many Democrats who want to see President Trump impeached and removed from office. This has been a left-wing fantasy for years now, especially since Democrats vowed to “resist” Trump following his 2016 victory over Hillary Clinton. Throughout the infamous Mueller probe and even afterward, Democrats continued to call for the president’s impeachment; multiple congressional Democrats have attempted to file impeachment proceedings against Trump, but they’ve failed each time.

Now, Democrats are trying to give impeachment another go, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi isn’t having it. On Friday, Pelosi dismissed the idea during a call with Democrat caucus members, according to Breitbart News. The House Speaker’s failure to get behind the impeachment of President Trump has particularly irritated the progressive wing of the Democrat Party.

Why Isn’t Pelosi Supportive of Impeachment?

Pelosi has sparred with President Trump on multiple occasions and publicly censured him; however, whenever conversations turn to impeachment, the House Speaker doesn’t seem to support it.

During Pelosi’s call with Democrat caucus members, she stated that the American public is not behind the idea of impeaching the president. It’s also worth noting that Pelosi has previously cited impeachment as a measure which would be too divisive for the country.

The House Speaker’s statements on the matter read as follows:

“The public isn’t there on impeachment. It’s your voice and constituency, but give me the leverage I need to make sure that we’re ready and it is as strong as it can be. The equities we have to weigh are our responsibility to protect and defend the Constitution and to be unifying and not dividing…but if and when we act, people will know he gave us no choice. If he cannot respect the Constitution, we’ll have to deal with that. It’s about patriotism, not partisanship.”

Finally, Pelosi added that she has a “night guard” and struggles not to “grind [her] teeth all night” when thinking about events taking place in the White House.

A Thursday poll from the Monmouth University Polling Institute confirms that 59% of Americans disagree with the notion of impeaching President Trump.

What Missing “Leverage” Really Means

Pelosi’s refusal to move to impeach Trump, despite the growing calls from her party, may simply boil down to the fact that the president has not committed any impeachable offenses. This would explain why Pelosi stated that she needs “leverage” (or proof) in order to truly begin the process of impeachment.

Another likely factor is the House Speaker’s awareness that any impeachment proceedings would be killed in the Republican-controlled Senate. Pelosi might not openly state this, but she has to know that Trump isn’t going to be impeached. There’s no real merit to impeach the president; if there were, Pelosi wouldn’t be asking Democrats for “leverage.”

Do you think Nancy Pelosi will ever shift gears on impeachment? Sound off with your predictions in the comments section down below!

Biden Makes New Series of Blunders, Asks Audience to “Imagine” Obama Assassination!

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Yesterday, 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden traveled to Hanover, New Hampshire in order to continue campaigning for the position of the United States president. Over the past few weeks, Biden’s campaign has struggled in the wake of various gaffes about serious events, such as the assassinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. and even his own time as vice president.

A Quick Review of Biden’s Newest Blunders

The aforementioned blunders, in addition to many others, have caused Democrats to cringe and question whether or not their frontrunner would be competent enough to spar with President Trump in a general election.

If yesterday’s event was designed to better Biden’s image, it failed miserably. During the frontrunner’s time in New Hampshire, he made a series of new blunders; these blunders include alleging that “40” children were killed at Kent State by the National Guard in 1970 and claiming that under his presidency, healthcare premiums will “increase” for the middle class. In actuality, four children were killed during the event Biden referenced, although his claim that healthcare premiums will increase was perhaps a Freudian slip instead of a gaffe.

However, Fox News reports that Biden’s most shocking statement of all involved asking audiences to image if Obama were assassinated in 2008.

Further Information

Biden’s cringeworthy assassination remark came during a town hall where he discussed his personal heroes. The former vice president cited Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., both men who were tragically assassinated.

Prior to yesterday’s event in New Hampshire, Biden also made a blunder regarding the decade in which Kennedy and King were killed; while Biden claimed the assassinations happened in “the late 70s,” both men were assassinated in the 1960s.

The frontrunner attempted to express the pain he felt after the deaths of Kennedy and King by asking his audience to consider what America would look like if someone had assassinated Obama in 2008.

In Biden’s own words:

“My two political heroes were Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy. My senior semester, they were both shot and killed. Imagine what would have happened if, God forbid, Barack Obama had been assassinated after becoming the de facto nominee. What would have happened in America?”

The Aftermath

Even for Biden, this is absolutely terrible and the reactions from the American people have proven as much. Members of Biden’s campaign have attempted to clean up the mess and claim that media sources are taking the frontrunner out of context, but his words were loud and clear.

It’s actually tough to believe that someone could make this many gaffes in one speech, especially after all of Biden’s previous blunders. It’s also tough not to wonder if Biden is purposefully misspeaking for some bizarre reason.

What do you think about Joe Biden’s latest gaffes and his assassination remark? Do you think the assertion of increasing healthcare premiums for the middle class was a Freudian slip?

Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below!

Progressives Protest Outside of White House, Bemoan “Systemic Racism” and Poverty

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There are various individuals in America who believe that “systemic racism,” poverty, and other complications are holding them back. In many cases, people of this mindset believe that anyone who isn’t white is somehow faced with this great plight and odds stacked against them. The Democrat Party has perpetuated this narrative, by promoting the alleged existence of “white privilege” and classifying groups of individuals as either collective oppressors or inherent victims.

Unfortunately, this false narrative is deeply internalized and causes people to act out in various ways. On Wednesday, a modest group of progressive protesters appeared outside of the White House, as documented by Breitbart News. The protesters accused the president of causing them to experience racism, mistreatment, and an inability to get ahead in America.

The Accusations Against the President

Over the course of President Trump’s time in office, he’s promoted policies which encourage legal immigration, hard work, job creation, and self-sufficiency. These values are often denounced by the left-wing who views various groups of people as incapable of standing on their own two feet. Ultimately, this poor mindset lead to the claims of racism and unjustness which protesters made outside of the White House on Wednesday.

One member of the small group even claimed that the Trump presidency is threatening the “safety” of everyone in America.

In her own words:

“I’ve had enough of the constant racist dehumanization and targeted attacks on people of color, private citizens, and elected officials from the White House. Have you? I’ve had enough of the systemic racism and the poverty that plagues our society and makes it impossible to thrive. Have you? I’ve had enough of waking up every day to the hateful, racist rhetoric demoralizing the integrity of our country and the safety of everyone in it.”

The Truth

There are various issues in America, but systemic racism is not one of them. There is no system in place which actively prohibits people of color from taking steps to thrive, improve, and advance. Ideas to the contrary are merely peddled by Democrats who have an agenda to remain in power, create problems, and then offer lackluster solutions.

Nobody can deny that poverty is an issue in America, but this ultimately comes down to making the right choices. Individuals who are born into poverty do not have to remain poor. There are countless people in this country who have worked their way up from nothing, thanks to capitalism, business ownership, and the free market. Standing outside of the White House and painting President Trump as an evil, villainous mastermind is a fallacy; it also doesn’t solve any of the problems which protesters are claiming to have in their personal lives.

At the end of the day, each individual is responsible for their own success or lack thereof.

What do you think of the words and conduct of the White House protesters? Sound off with your takeaways in the comments section below!

Chuck Schumer Accuses Trump of “Encouraging” Anti-Semites

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Concerning instances of anti-Semitism have occurred, due to the rhetoric of the newly-elected House Democrat caucus members. The specific members in question include Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib; both of these congresswomen have taken it upon themselves to demonize Israel in various fashions and accuse anyone who challenges them of racism. Over the course of this year alone, Omar has been forced to apologize for statements which even Democrats denounced as anti-Semiti.

Despite these realities, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer believes that President Trump is the problem, as opposed to House Democrats. On Wednesday, Schumer addressed Jewish Americans in a tweet and subsequently accused the president of “encouraging” anti-Semitism, as documented by Breitbart News.

This accusation comes literally days after Tlaib’s press conference where she blasted Israel after they lifted a ban and gave her the option of entering their country.

Why Does Schumer Believe Trump is “Encouraging” Anti-Semites?

In the wake of massive anti-Semitic statements and attacks on Israel, the president questioned how Jewish individuals who support the Democrat Party could maintain this support. Earlier this year, Omar came under fire for tweeting that American politicians are paid off to support Israel. However, despite the recurring cases of left-wing anti-Semitism, Schumer still believes that President Trump is the one with the problem.

The Senate Minority Leader expressed this viewpoint in the following tweet:

How to Confront Anti-Semitism

If Schumer is truly as concerned about anti-Semitism as he claims, he should direct his attention towards Democrats like Reps. Tlaib and Omar, not President Trump. Those two congresswomen continue to demonize Israel, even after the nation granted Tlaib allowance to enter the country, per her request.

Schumer’s choice to direct his censure towards the president on this issue whilst failing to address Omar or Tlaib is very telling. It actually speaks volumes about how Democrats will look for anything to criticize on the right-wing and do mental gymnastics to avoid facing the problems on their side of the political aisle.

What do you think about Chuck Schumer’s take on anti-Semitism and President Trump? Let us know your feedback in the comments section below!

Gavin Newsom Called Out for Massive California Homelessness Crisis

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It’s quite safe to assert that leftist policies have utterly failed California. As you read this, streets of the Golden State are flooded with needles, human excrement, individuals sleeping in tents and worse. The homelessness crisis has reached new levels and continues to make the news as filthy, uncouth streets pose various public health concerns.

California residents are sick of dealing with the consequences of rampant homelessness in their communities. At this time, politicians of the state are being called out for their failure to act, despite promises made during election season.

Right now, California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) is under fire, as reported by Breitbart News; a video directed to Newsom from small business owner Elizabeth Novak is quite relevant in the heat towards Newsom. In the footage, Novak notes having to close and relocate her salon due to the perils of extreme homelessness in the community.

Reviewing Novak’s Message to Newsom

Elizabeth Novak originally posted the video on Twitter, although it’s no longer on the platform. Various outlets are now publishing the content and Novak’s message is quite clear. She begins her remarks by affirming that she will continue to reach out to the California governor until action is taken.

By Novak’s own admission, her Sacramento-based business which garnered success for 15 years must now close and relocate due to rampant homelessness in the area. She then went on to explain the graphic plight which countless Californians are exposed to on a regular basis:

“I just want to tell you what happens when I get to work. I have to clean up the poop and the pee off of my doorstep. I have to clean-up the syringes. I have to politely ask the people who I care for (I care for these people that are homeless) to move their tents off of the way of the door to my business. I have to fight off people who push their way into my shop who are homeless and on drugs because you won’t arrest them for drug offenses.”

Novak furthermore noted that while she has contacted police officers, they’ve been unable to help, due to laws which tie their hands. The small business owner goes on to state that law enforcement officers actually advised her to contact Newsom.

The End Result of Leftist Policies

What Elizabeth Novak and others in the Golden State are being forced to endure is absolutely egregious. The California governor has yet to respond to Novak and this isn’t the first time that online videos have surfaced of people complaining about issues in the state.

Towards the end of the video, Novak herself pointed out the failure of leftist policies and criticized Newsom’s interest in “[making] it comfortable for everybody except for the people that work hard and have tried their hardest to get along in life.”

How bad do you think homelessness will get in California before someone steps in? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below!

Tlaib Continues Attacks on Israel After Rejecting Invitation to Visit…

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The American people have witnessed a deeply disturbing pattern of anti-Semitic rhetoric from members of the House Democrat caucus. At the forefront of controversy is Rep. Rashida Tlaib; Tlaib continues her unwarranted attacks on Israel and maintains alignments with Rep. Ilhan Omar, another Democrat who has come under fire for anti-Semitic statements.

The Backstory

Recently, Tlaib faced a ban from entering the nation of Israel, due to her support for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) and concerning statements regarding the Holocaust.

Following this ban, Tlaib issued a written appeal, urging the Israeli government to grant her access into the country for the sake of visiting her grandmother; in her appeal, the congresswoman stated that she would follow any stipulations to enter the country. Israel later granted Tlaib allowance to visit, on the conditions that she would refrain from championing boycotts of Israel during her visit.

After getting the allowance she requested, Tlaib announced that she would not be going to visit her grandmother after all. The congresswoman alleged that Israel’s stipulations were oppressive and racist; on Monday, Tlaib continued her attacks on Israel during a press conference, as documented by The Daily Caller News Foundation.

The Press Conference

Tlaib’s press conference ultimately consisted of an anecdotal sob story and the demonization of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The congresswoman noted childhood experiences which involved her mother going through “dehumanizing checkpoints” when visiting her family in Palestine.

She then went on to accuse Israel of “humanizing oppression” before lamenting over her previously planned trip to the nation.

In Tlaib’s own words:

“Our delegation trip included meetings with Israeli veterans, who were forced to participate in military occupation. They also desperately want peace and self-determination for their Palestinian neighbors. They could have shed light into injustice of raids, shootings, demolition and child detention.”

The Bottom Line

There are some realities here which Tlaib is attempting to gloss over; she had her chance to visit Israel and she turned it down. Going after the Israeli prime minister and government in the way she’s doing is unfortunate. Her rejection of the lifted ban also shows that her written appeal always lacked sincerity.

If Tlaib was truly as committed to making a difference in Israel as she claimed, perhaps halting the anti-Semitic rhetoric would have been a good idea. Israel reserves the right to bar entry to individuals, especially those who support the boycott of their nation. If Tlaib truly believes Israel to be as racist and oppressive as she claims, then she should have no problem with not entering the country.

What do you think about Monday’s press conference hosted by Tlaib and other Democrats? Sound off in the comments section below!

Shocking Video: Toddler Falls Over Border Wall!

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In one of the most shocking videos ever, a toddler is seen falling over the border in Arizona as migrants attempt to illegally enter the United States by scaling the border; Townhall reports.

A Closer Look at What Happened

On Monday, a group of migrants decided that attempting to scale a 16-foot border was a wise idea; the border which they chose to climb is stationed at a port of entry in San Luis. During their attempt to illegally enter the country,  a toddler fell to the ground. Thankfully, border patrol agents were able to get the proper care for the toddler and take the migrants into custody.

Jose Garibay, a spokesman for Border Patrol’s Yuma Sector, issued the following statements about the incident which took place in Arizona:

“I don’t know if the mother was with the child, but in the video, you can see that the child actually falls from almost the top of the border wall and lands on the ground and may or may not have tried to be stopped by the individuals who are in the group.”

Future Prevention

It’s a miracle that the toddler was able to be saved by border patrol agents, but this most recent issue at the border speaks to a bigger problem. At this time, the United States is lacking the proper barriers to deter illegal immigration. This is why we have migrants who are continuously attempting to scale our existing borders. This is why we now have babies falling over the border and sustaining injuries. Each of these incidents is a living testament to the humanitarian crisis which is happening at the Southern border.

Unfortunately, the humanitarian crisis is a situation which Democrats have chosen to ignore because it’s politically inconvenient. Rather than work with President Trump on effective border security, Democrats continue to stonewall border security and allow for situations like these to persist.

 

What do you think about the latest incident at the border? Sound off with your thoughts and feedback in the comments section below!