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-Obits-
Rep. Alcee Hastings dies, narrowing Democratic House majority to just 7
[CNBC] Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., died Tuesday after a more than two-year bout with pancreatic cancer, NBC News confirmed.

Hastings, who served in the House for nearly three decades, was 84. Throughout his career, he held several key committee assignments and leadership positions, most recently as vice chairman of the rules committee. He had also been Florida’s first Black federal trial judge, appointed to the bench in 1979 by President Jimmy Malaise Carter
...only the second worst president ever...
"As an attorney, civil rights activist and judge, and over his nearly thirty years in Congress, he fought tirelessly to create opportunities to lift up working families, communities of color, children and immigrants colonists," House Speaker Nancy San Fran Nan Pelosi
Congresswoman-for-Life from the San Francisco Bay Area, born into a family of professional politicians. On-again-off-again Speaker of the House. It's not her fault when they lose, but it's her accomplishment when they win. Noted for her heavily botoxed grimace and occasional senior... uhhh... moments...
wrote in a statement.

President Joe The Big Guy Biden
...46th president of the U.S., who gives the geriatric a bad name...
reacted to Hastings’ death on Tuesday afternoon. "Across his long career of public service, Alcee always stood up to fight for equality, and always showed up for the working people he represented," he said in a statement. "Jill and I are saddened to learn of his passing."

Democrats now hold a narrower advantage in the House, 218-211, giving the party a smaller margin of error in passing legislation. Six seats are vacant, four of which were previously held by Democrats and two by Republicans.

Three of the four Democratic House seats were vacated by appointments to positions in President Joe Biden’s Cabinet. Deb Haaland, of New Mexico, was appointed secretary of the Department of Interior; Marcia Fudge
...Dem Congresswoman for Ohio's 11th congressional district since 2008. She won a special election to succeed Stephanie Tubbs Jones, who gave up her office when carried out feet first. The strangely-shaped, but really not gerrymandered, district includes most of the black-majority areas between Cleveland and Akron. Fudge was Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus in the 113th Congress...
, of Ohio, was named head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Cedric Richmond, of Louisiana, became senior advisor to the president and director of the White House Office of Public Engagement.

One of the two vacant GOP seats is no longer up for contest. Julia Letlow of Louisiana was elected in late March but has yet to be sworn in. Julia will replace her late husband, Luke Letlow, who was elected to the seat but died before being sworn in due to Covid-19 complications.

In 1983, when Hastings was a federal judge, he was acquitted in criminal court on a charge of conspiring to solicit a bribe in exchange for leniency in a sentencing.

Nevertheless, the House impeached Hastings in 1988 amid accusations that he perjured himself during that criminal trial. The Senate voted to convict him, removing him from the bench, but did not vote to disqualify him from holding future office.

Hastings appealed the impeachment conviction in 1992. A federal judge overturned the conviction, on the grounds that a 12-member Senate committee, rather than the full Senate, conducted the impeachment trial. This was the first time a Senate conviction was overturned by a federal judge.

The next year, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled federal courts do not have the authority to review the procedures of a Senate impeachment trial. Hastings’ legislative career, which began with his election in 1992 and continued until his death, was unaffected by the decision.
Posted by: Fred || 04/07/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10803 views] Top|| File under:

#1  empty seats to remain vacant until the next (pseudo)election? Filled by state gov? special election?
Posted by: Mercutio || 04/07/2021 9:43 Comments || Top||

#2  DeSantis should get to replace him, even if only temporarily.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 04/07/2021 16:55 Comments || Top||

#3  I believe they have a special election, rather than governor appointing replacement.
It varies from state to state.
Of course, Nancy Pelosii says she has the right to decide who sits in Congress.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 04/07/2021 18:42 Comments || Top||


-Great Cultural Revolution
AFT's Weingarten smears Jews as 'ownership class' as Texas reopens
[FreeBeacon] Union leader Randi Weingarten criticized Jews as "part of the ownership class" dedicated to denying opportunities to others in an interview released on Friday.

Weingarten—who is herself Jewish and draws a six-figure salary as head of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT)—took aim at American Jews in an interview with the Jerusalem Post. When asked about parents critical of the AFT's resistance to school reopening, Weingarten took aim squarely at Jewish critics.

"American Jews are now part of the ownership class," Weingarten said. "Jews were immigrants from somewhere else. And they needed the right to have public education. And they needed power to have enough income and wealth for their families that they could put their kids through college and their kids could do better than they have done."
Deflection. That has nothing to do with reopening schools, though it sounds like standard communist cant.
"What I hear when I hear that question is that those who are in the ownership class now want to take that ladder of opportunity away from those who do not have it," she said.
Wouldn’t reopening schools help the children of those who are not yet on that ladder most? Ownership class types can afford private schools and tutors, and know enough to take on the work themselves, if needed.
Weingarten's comments come after months of political conflict about whether to reopen school system as vaccinations ramp up and the coronavirus crisis recedes.

A major Jewish advocacy group ripped Weingarten for being "inaccurate and dangerous" in her generalizations about the Jewish community. StandWithUs, a pro-Israel advocacy organization, said the union boss was "out of touch" with the experience of Jewish students and came close to trafficking in anti-Semitism.
She repeated the most common anti-Semitic slander that is out there. The left is so damn racist it isn't even funny
Posted by: DarthVader || 04/07/2021 08:13 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10803 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Every race has their self haters.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 04/07/2021 9:09 Comments || Top||

#2  The world would be a better place if Jews would quit hating Jews.
Posted by: Xyz || 04/07/2021 9:09 Comments || Top||

#3  Complete incoherence now
So...

Public schools are good -- because equal opportunity, Republicans-are-evil etc

But the teachers union pressuring Democrat governors and mayors to close public schools while private schools open and homeschoolers continue to move forward and succeed? That's this too is good, because... er Trump, or white privileged, or something
Posted by: Thusoting Schwarzeneggar9907 || 04/07/2021 11:32 Comments || Top||

#4  This is an open display of sedition. The people manifested in the government are above any union. What public employee unions have become is a separate power of equal or greater standing replacing government. You have the right of free assembly, association and petition. You do not have the right to dictate to the population. Work or find other employment.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 04/07/2021 15:46 Comments || Top||


'Who's racist?' Lawyer mom takes on Maryland school district's woke racism claims
You go, girl!
[WASHINGTONTIMES] Gordana Schifanelli is a lawyer married to a former Army special forces officer, and what’s more, she grew up in a Communist household in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. All of which makes for a powerful opponent in what has shaped up as a battle on Maryland’s Eastern Shore between forces of wokeness in Queen Anne’s County Public Schools and some concerned parents.

"It’s totalitarian, what they’re doing, so I know it," she said. "I was in the middle of a NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A collection of multinational and multilingual and multicultural armed forces, all of differing capabilities, working toward a common goal by pulling in different directions...
bombing and barely survived. Now you want to tell me I’m a racist? Whatever."
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Posted by: Fred || 04/07/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10797 views] Top|| File under:

#1  This is the kind of immigrant this country needs.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 04/07/2021 11:31 Comments || Top||

#2  Notice that she understands what totalitarianism is like. She lived through it.

The problem with our white liberal Woke-enabler types is that they have no appreciation for what communism really means.

It CAN happen here.
It IS happening already
Posted by: Omereter Hatrack9611 || 04/07/2021 11:49 Comments || Top||

#3  A lot, if not the vast majority, of immigrants feel that way. Illegal aliens, who I don't consider immigrants, and their supports do not.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 04/07/2021 11:49 Comments || Top||

#4  Immigrants to this country from the former Soviet Union or Easyern Bloc countries, or communist China, or Vietnam or Cuba or Venezuela, have seen this movie before.

Loyalty tests for employment. Re-education and struggle sessions. Neighbors and colleagues making false accusations to get a rival arrested and pushed out of the way of their money or power grab.

Those who lived under Communism know what's in store for America if we don't rise up and halt Cultural Marxism before it goes any further.
Posted by: Spats Ebbeating9055 || 04/07/2021 11:56 Comments || Top||

#5  Isn't it interesting that when the media does interviews about socialism and how 'wonderful it is', they never interview anyone who actually lived under socialism. Only the Seam Penn's and others who were given a 'tour' by socialist governments.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 04/07/2021 12:08 Comments || Top||

#6  Best news I've had today. Heck, best news all week!
Posted by: Bobby || 04/07/2021 17:27 Comments || Top||


-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Michigan coronavirus cases rise sharply, top daily tally among U.S. states
[REUTERS] Michigan topped the coronavirus (aka COVID19 or Chinese Plague)
...the twenty first century equivalent of bubonic plague, only instead of killing off a third of the population of Europe it kills 3.4 percent of those who notice they have it. It seems to be fond of the elderly, especially Iranian politicians and holy men...
daily tally among U.S. states on Monday after a steep rise in infections, about a month after the state eased restrictions when new cases showed a downward trend.

It reported 11,082 cases on Monday, which included Sunday and Monday’s case load as the state does not report on Sunday. Michigan’s daily COVID-19 tally is hovering close to its previous single-day peak of 10,140 new cases on Nov. 20.

Michigan is currently the worst affected U.S. state in terms of new cases and hospitalizations per 100,000 people in the week to April 5. It is the only state to report more than 7,000 new cases on Monday. (Graphic: tmsnrt.rs/2WTOZDR)

Following a slew of other states, Michigan began loosening restrictions around gatherings by increasing the capacity of gyms, restaurants, pubs, retail stores and entertainment venues in March.

Around the time when restrictions were eased in March, the state reported about 1,800 new infections a day. In the seven days to April 5, the average has surged to over 6,700 cases a day.

Nationwide, new virus infections were up for a third week in a row and hospitalizations also broke an 11-week streak of falling admissions.

Twenty-seven out of 50 U.S. states have reported increases in new cases in the past week compared with the previous seven days.

Last week, U.S. President Joe The Big Guy Biden
...46th president of the U.S. Sleazy Dem mschine politician, paterfamilias of the Biden Crime Family...
urged states to pause reopening efforts with the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning of "impending doom" if precautions are not taken seriously.

Posted by: Fred || 04/07/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10799 views] Top|| File under:


#2  So far Texas cases have not started to rise again, despite all the exposure to the swarms of China plague-carrying locusts coming over the border.
Posted by: Glenmore || 04/07/2021 12:35 Comments || Top||

#3  And the Californians.
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/07/2021 19:12 Comments || Top||


Government Corruption
NY State To Give Up To $2.1 Billion To Illegal Immigrants
[ZERO] Embattled Gov. Andrew Cuomo - desperate for any news to distract from his dueling sex abuse and nursing home death scandals ("Hey, want some pot?") - struck a deal on Tuesday with New York Lawmakers to spend $2.1 billion towards to assist jobless workers who were excluded from unemployment benefits during the pandemic - primarily undocumented immigrants and ex-convicts, after activists launched several hunger strikes.

Lawmakers justified the stunning addition to the state's broader $212 billion budget agreement, by claiming - as Lohud.com's Tifany Cusac-Smith and David McKay Wilson report - many undocumented immigrants have not received aid such as stimulus checks or federal unemployment benefits during the pandemic, even though studies show that they pay billions of dollars in taxes each year.

The study in question - by The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy - appears custom-tailored to justify classifying illegal immigrants as qualifying residents, as they claim tax revenues would skyrocket if currently illegal workers were suddenly made legal and paid taxes... legally?

Here is the table showing that undocumented workers paid $1.108 billion in taxes (which, if our math is correct, is around half what they are about to get from the state).

Posted by: Besoeker || 04/07/2021 06:57 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10798 views] Top|| File under:

#1 

Please let me reword this a bit.

NY State after receiving 10's of Billions in US Taxpayer bailout $$$ is sharing it with Illegals.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 04/07/2021 9:08 Comments || Top||

#2  I applaud the governor's efforts if it becomes an incentive for California's illegal immigrants to move to New York.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 04/07/2021 11:34 Comments || Top||

#3 
Posted by: Sluse Grealet9429 || 04/07/2021 14:58 Comments || Top||

#4  Corrupt Red States cannot support themselves. They only survive by support from corrupt Dims on the Federal Level.

If Pub were smart they would use that support to Federalize Red States until they can prove financially competent.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 04/07/2021 22:49 Comments || Top||


Man accused of trying to extort Matt Gaetz admits he asked for cash
[NYPOST] The man accused of trying to extort $25 million from Rep. Matt Gaetz’s family admitted Monday that he asked the congressman’s dad for cash — but denied that it was a shakedown. Bob Kent, an ex-Air Force intelligence officer,
...not all that intelligent, as it turned out...
confirmed to Sirius Radio host Michael Smerconish that he approached the Florida Republican’s dad, Don Gaetz, for money last month.

The funds, Kent said, were to pay for an effort to free Robert Levinson, a former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan. The abbreviation IRGC is the same idea as Stürmabteilung (or SA). The term Supreme Guide is a the modern version form of either Duce or Führer or maybe both. They hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
in 2007, and is believed to be dead. Kent claimed he has video evidence that Levinson is still alive and is being held hostage.

Kent said he met Don Gaetz, a wealthy former Florida politician, at his office on March 17 — and told him his son was having "legal issues" and might want to "generate good will" by helping with the rescue effort.
Posted by: Fred || 04/07/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10798 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Extortion and an apparent attempt to funnel money to Iran? How long has he been a Democrat party operative?
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 04/07/2021 5:59 Comments || Top||

#2  ...ah the Kerry strategy but without pallets.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 04/07/2021 7:26 Comments || Top||

#3  He admitted it because he knew the paper trail was too obvious. Gotta provide talking points for the usual idiots to keep the story going a bit longer.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 04/07/2021 11:12 Comments || Top||


Quid Pro Joe's Trade Chief Pays His Debts
[Reuters via Bongino] Katherine Tai on Friday said she was maintaining the threat of U.S. tariffs on goods from Austria, Britain, India, Italy, Spain and Turkey in retaliation for their digital services taxes.

The taxes target in-country revenues of digital services platforms, such as Facebook, Google, and Amazon.com.
Posted by: Mercutio || 04/07/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under:


Home Front: Politix
How the '60 Minutes' Hit on Ron DeSantis Collapsed into a Steaming Pile of Fake News
[BREITBART] 60 Minutes, a long-disgraced news magazine that airs on far-left CBS, launched a political liquidation attempt against Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) Sunday night. By Monday afternoon, this shamelessly dishonest hoax and conspiracy theory had collapsed into a steaming pile of fake news.

According to the long-disgraced 60 Minutes, DeSantis accepted a $100,000 political donation from Publix supermarkets and then awarded Publix with a vaccine contract. In other words: pay-for-play.

Here’s how the hoax fell apart....

It began with the discovery that the long-disgraced 60 Minutes had deliberately and maliciously edited a clip of DeSantis while he answered a round of questions and heckling from disgraced-60 Minutes correspondent Sharyn Alfonsi.

Through this deliberate act of malicious editing, the long-disgraced 60 Minutes tried to make DeSantis look like a fool as he dodged her question. The truth, however, as we saw in the full video, is that he answered her question at detailed length and did so to the satisfaction of any reasonable person.

The full video hit social media almost immediately after the long-disgraced 60 Minutes hit piece aired and quickly went viral.

Then, Jared Moskowitz, Florida’s former head of emergency management and a Democrat, lashed out at the long-disgraced 60 Minutes as liars spreading "absolute malarkey" about DeSantis.

"60Minutes I said this before and I’ll say it again, he tweeted. "@Publix was recommended by @FLSERT and @HealthyFla as the other pharmacies were not ready to start. Period! Full Stop!"

He added, "No one from the Governors [sic] office suggested Publix. It’s just absolute malarkey."
Posted by: Fred || 04/07/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10800 views] Top|| File under:

#1  What, you didn't see the retractions come from CBS on this? /sarc
Posted by: Clem || 04/07/2021 5:05 Comments || Top||

#2  That's why Trump filmed the interview with CBS and when creative editing was in the air, released the whole thing. If they won't abide by the principle of filming it too, don't do it.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 04/07/2021 7:20 Comments || Top||

#3  Ah, the old squirrel routine of the lying media.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 04/07/2021 8:23 Comments || Top||


#5  CBS is a whore house.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 04/07/2021 11:38 Comments || Top||

#6  DeSantis for POTUS 2024
One of the few smart honest fearless politicians left in this country
Posted by: Crolutle Grugum8433 || 04/07/2021 11:47 Comments || Top||

#7  Dang, they got that wrong? Sure the next report will be 105% accurate.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 04/07/2021 11:55 Comments || Top||

#8  IF (60 Minutes) THEN Is_True := 'False';
Posted by: magpie || 04/07/2021 13:51 Comments || Top||

#9  60Minutes <> truth
Posted by: DarthVader || 04/07/2021 14:08 Comments || Top||

#10  I guess the fact that 60 Minutes did a hit piece isn't really news. The real story is that they aren't even trying that hard to hide it.
Posted by: Angstrom || 04/07/2021 15:09 Comments || Top||

#11  Quit watching Teevee when Bonanza went off the air. That was a long long time ago...

Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 04/07/2021 22:21 Comments || Top||


Stacey Abrams to blame for costing Georgia $100 million in lost All-Star Game revenue: Rand Paul
[WASHINGTONTIMES] Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams
...sour grapes lo-o-o-o-o-ser (Loser! Loser! Loser!) of the 2018 Georgia governor's race. Now she wants to be somebody's vice president so she can sour grape about that too...
has urged people not to boycott Georgia, but Sen. Rand Paul says she and other Democrats are squarely to blame for Major League Baseball’s decision to pull the All-Star Game out of Atlanta.

The founder of Fair Fight, Ms. Abrams led the charge against Senate Bill 202, the Georgia election law that requires identification for absentee ballots, expands early voting and bans electioneering within 150 feet of polling entrances, calling it "Jim Crow 2.0."

"There’s all these people who are woke, but now even the woke like Stacey Abrams, are starting to see, oh, no what have I unleashed? I just lost my state $100 million in revenue," said Mr. Paul on Fox’s "The Story." "Stacey Abrams and the Democrats cost Georgia $100 million in revenue because they complained about something they didn’t read and they said something about it that wasn’t true."
Posted by: Fred || 04/07/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10799 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Screw that pig. Sometimes you get what you ask for.
Posted by: Clem || 04/07/2021 5:00 Comments || Top||

#2  Screw that pig

Seriously Clem, thanks for burning that image in my brain...threw up in my mouth a little bit
Posted by: Warthog || 04/07/2021 9:49 Comments || Top||

#3  Who is the feckless, unelected creature and why should anyone be paying any attention to her.
Posted by: Besoeker || 04/07/2021 10:23 Comments || Top||

#4  ^ She's a Democrat. 'Nuff said.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 04/07/2021 11:40 Comments || Top||

#5  Love the All-Pro spitting gap!
Posted by: Raj || 04/07/2021 15:50 Comments || Top||

#6  "Leon Spinks got nuttin on me!" - Stacy "Boxcar" Abrams
Posted by: Warthog || 04/07/2021 16:28 Comments || Top||


'Even worse': MLB strikes out with proposed All-Star Game relocation
[BIZPACREVIEW] Major League Baseball officials are mulling relocating the All-Star Game from Atlanta to Coors Field in Denver, though Colorado has the same voter ID requirement and fewer early voting days than Georgia.

Several outlets reported the development Monday, noting that the Colorado Rockies would be hosting the annual game on July 13 instead of the Atlanta Braves.

The league moved the game out of Georgia following an outcry by Democrats, corporations headquartered in Atlanta, and left-wing pundits that a new voter reform law unfairly targeted minorities.

Rob Manfred, MLB commissioner, announced Friday that the league would take the game away from the Braves after GOP Gov. Brian Kemp signed the new reforms into law.

"Over the last week, we have engaged in thoughtful conversations with Clubs, former and current players, the Players Association, and the Players Alliance, among others, to listen to their views," Manfred said in a statement.

"Major League Baseball fundamentally supports voting rights for all Americans and opposes restrictions to the ballot box. Fair access to voting continues to have our game’s unwavering support," he added.

But several people pointed out on social media Monday that Colorado has the same voter ID requirement for in-person voting as Georgia under the new law, and even fewer days when voters can cast ballots in advance.
Posted by: Fred || 04/07/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10799 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So what? Colorado is Blue and Georgia is no blue enough.

Science!
Posted by: Bobby || 04/07/2021 10:31 Comments || Top||

#2  The hierarchy of perception.

Call it, The Matthew Dolloff Classic.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 04/07/2021 11:53 Comments || Top||

#3  And there's the 'logic' of MLB basically punishing people who didn't do a damned thing.

I remember when NC passed the bathroom / gender law some years ago and Pearl Jam cancelled a couple of shows, and naturally the lefties at Deadspin loved it. I read a comments section on one of those articles (over 60 comments) and not a single person pointed out - 'So why are Pearl Jam punishing their own fans who did nothing wrong here?'
Posted by: Raj || 04/07/2021 13:11 Comments || Top||

#4  Raj I traveled to Asheville to see Death Cab for Cutie during that tempest and that was what they said, “Why punish our fans”.
Posted by: Beavis || 04/07/2021 13:38 Comments || Top||

#5 
A FEW QUESTIONS
Will MLB close up its offices in Atlanta?
Will MLB demand the Braves move?
Will MLB make the same statements against states with similar Voter Laws?

Because IF MLB had bothered to read the GA. Voting Law, they would have quickly noticed it has a lot of the same Voter Integrity Standards, allows more days for early voting than many, and offers a FREE GA Voter ID.

Which just so happens to be just like many other states including a handful of Dark Blue LIBERAL States.

So its really about sucking up BLM, Race Pimps & Liberals to regain some viewers after the Kneeing BS.

Otherwise given the similarity of Voting Laws between GA and numerous other states MLB might have to leave the USA or be down the 4 or 5 teams.


BTW: Didn't MLB sign a Big Deal with Communist China just prior to their GA.announcement?
Isn't Communist China a Major abuser of certain ethnic groups, MASS internment camps? Hasn't it acting to even to the level of ethnic genocide recently.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 04/07/2021 16:28 Comments || Top||

#6  Trying to sell merch, and merch is made in china.

This is all just a vessel; if they believed any of this bullshit for real, there would be nothing to protest because it would already have been done.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 04/07/2021 18:54 Comments || Top||


Biden Encourages Masters to Move Out of Georgia
[THEGATEWAYPUNDIT] Joe The Big Guy Biden
...46th president of the U.S., father of Hunter...
was asked by a news hound if he supports moving the Masters Tournament out of Georgia after the MLB decided to move its All-Star game from Atlanta to Denver.

"That’s up to the Masters," said Biden before he nudged corporations to bludgeon American citizens based on debunked claims about Georgia’s election laws.

"It’s reassuring to see that for-profit operations and businesses are speaking up about how these new Jim Crow laws are just antithetical to who we are," said Biden. "The best way to deal with this is for Georgia and other states to smarten up. Stop it. Stop it."
This dumbf*ck's puppeteers don't realize "The Master's" isn't some cookie-cutter PGA event that can be relocated at virtue-signalling whim. It's Augusta National's Tournament that they put on. If CBS and MLB's Rob Manfred are so triggered they should not broadcast it, and Manfred should permanently resign his membership. They won't because they're lying p*ssies. Augusta should kick him out
Posted by: Fred || 04/07/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Does any one still seriously think Biden even knows the voice telling him to say things is another person and not his own?

I am actually kinda starting to feel sorry the guy as he fades out mentally.

The question is why are the Republicans sitting on their thumbs in dark places..
Posted by: NN2N1 || 04/07/2021 6:17 Comments || Top||

#2  note - anytime the Trunks have the upper hand the media term is "Republicans Pounce".

And for the country club RINOs, when the Left has the upper hand, they literally burn cities.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 04/07/2021 7:28 Comments || Top||

#3  I am actually kinda starting to feel sorry the guy as he fades out mentally.

Elder abuse.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 04/07/2021 11:48 Comments || Top||

#4  This dumbf*ck's puppeteers don't realize "The Master's" isn't some cookie-cutter PGA event that can be relocated at virtue-signalling whim. It's Augusta Nationa's Tournament that they put on.

Exactly like when Martha Burk suggested The Masters should be moved somewhere else. Stupid
Posted by: Beavis || 04/07/2021 11:52 Comments || Top||

#5 
Posted by: Sluse Grealet9429 || 04/07/2021 15:01 Comments || Top||

#6  I believe that is part of the appeal of The Reset, is that anything before Year Zero didn't exist so not knowing jack shit is actually a strength.

Perhaps, in that way, Biden is the perfect fit.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 04/07/2021 17:13 Comments || Top||


Bruce Lonzo Betty Caitlyn Jenner is 'actively exploring' a run for governor of California and is talking with political consultants
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] Caitlyn Jenner is 'actively exploring' a run for governor of the state of Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party,, according to Axios.

The 71-year-old Olympic athlete turned reality television star has reportedly sought out political consultants and is being assisted in her consideration by Caroline Wren.
"Lessee...'Keeping up with the Kardashians' is cancelled, how else can I try to stay in the media whores circle of attention?"
Jenner, who starred on Keeping Up With The Kardashians decades after becoming a gold medal-winning decathlete, is a high-profile Republican and previously supported 45th President Donald Trump
...Perhaps no man has ever had as much fun being president of the US...
Jenner's manager, Sophia Hutchins, previously shot down reports of Caitlyn's interest in a gubernatorial run.

She said in February that Jenner 'has never considered running for governor and is very happy doing the work that she is doing to promote LGBT rights and spending time with her 18 grandchildren and 10 children.

Jenner said in a PEOPLE interview in 2020 that she's changed her thinking in a lot of ways and no longer solely identifies as a Republican, but is more 'economically conservative, socially progressive.'

In 2017, The Hill reported Jenner showed interested in a political bid and had 'considered' running for California Senate. 'I like the political side of it,' she said.

Wren previously worked at Trump Victory, a joint fundraising committee for President Trump's 2020 campaign.

She also helped organize the rally he addressed immediately before the U.S. Capitol assault on Jan. 6.

Caitlyn's potential run also coincides with momentum from the Gavin can't be Bee'd Newsom
...mayor of San Franciscoas it transformed itself into Poopville, currently governor of Californiaas it transforms itself into Cinderland...
recall efforts as opponents criticize his handling of the pandemic.
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#1  I can't wait.
How wierd can it get?
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/07/2021 0:23 Comments || Top||

#2  First, learn to run in high heels.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 04/07/2021 1:19 Comments || Top||

#3  Ain't seen nothin' yet
Posted by: Angela Davis || 04/07/2021 3:10 Comments || Top||

#4  What a sad attention whore. Couldn't stand the loss of fame while the females around him got more and more famous, so he emasculated himself -- and it didn't earn him the endless adulation he had when he was a champion.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 04/07/2021 5:51 Comments || Top||

#5  Have you noticed? "Attention whores"...they're coming out of the woodwork. We really must call someone.
Posted by: Besoeker || 04/07/2021 6:40 Comments || Top||

#6  It's in the water. Got to be.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 04/07/2021 7:30 Comments || Top||

#7  He's 71 years old - this is all talk. His days of running for anything are long gone.
Posted by: Raj || 04/07/2021 9:32 Comments || Top||

#8  He can run a basement campaign like 78 year old Creepy Joe.
Posted by: Mercutio || 04/07/2021 9:40 Comments || Top||

#9  Don't you mean a Closet Campaign?
Posted by: Frank G || 04/07/2021 10:49 Comments || Top||

#10  Excellent! Demonstrating once again that one of California's main purposes is entertaining the rest of the country, intentionally or not!
Posted by: Tom || 04/07/2021 11:31 Comments || Top||

#11  I still think Kris should run. She could actually win.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 04/07/2021 11:50 Comments || Top||


Biden Changes Tune On MLB Rhetoric
[DAILYWIRE] President Joe The Big Guy Biden
...46th president of the U.S. We hold these truths to be self-evident. All men and women created ... by the — you know — you know, the thing...
changed his tune as he talked about Major League Baseball pulling the All Star Game out of Georgia which followed his remarks last week that he would "strongly support" the league doing so. While saying that he supports "whatever judgment they make," Biden expressed pity for the businesses that will be economically damaged as a result of MLB pulling out of the state.

"There’s another side to it too, the other side to it too is when they in fact move out of Georgia, the people who need the help the most, people who are making hourly wages sometimes get hurt the most," Biden said. "I think it’s a very tough decision for a corporation to make or group to make. But I respect them when they make that judgment."
Posted by: Fred || 04/07/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under:

#1 

Hey ! Joe when are you going to call out the BLOM and other racist Blacks that are assaulting the Asian Community?
Posted by: NN2N1 || 04/07/2021 9:10 Comments || Top||



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