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15 February 2019

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Bocephus

,,,Go AOC!!!

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to introduce bill blocking Trump’s ‘fake national emergency’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Joaquin Castro have announced new legislation that they intend to introduce as part of an effort to block Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration over the US-Mexico border.

The Democratic lawmakers pointed to the National Emergencies Act that provides Congress the ability to “terminate the President’s emergency declaration,” according to Mr Castro.

In a tweet following the announcement, Ms Ocasio-Cortez — a progressive freshman representative from New York City — wrote: “@JoaquinCastrotx and I aren’t going to let the President declare a fake national emergency without a fight”.

Bocephus

,,,Go AOC!!!

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Joaquin Castro have announced new legislation they intend to introduce as part of an effort to block Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration over the US-Mexico border.

The Democratic politicians pointed to the National Emergencies Act that provides Congress the ability to “terminate the President’s emergency declaration”, according to Mr Castro.

In a tweet following the announcement, Ms Ocasio-Cortez, a progressive freshman representative from New York City, wrote: “@JoaquinCastrotx and I aren’t going to let the President declare a fake national emergency without a fight.”

fish

Posted by: Bocephus | 15 February 2019 at 01:03 PM


Legislation that he would have to sign to give it the force of law?


No wonder you got caught in the Del Oro......thinking things through doesn't appear to be your strong suite dugsKKKi.

Don Bessee

Even MSNBC can see the obvious once in awhile -

“And you attach this to the Green Deal and you are handing President Trump — President Trump now gets to go, the Democrats don’t want jobs. The Democrats don’t want companies coming to your neighborhoods,” he continued. “The Democrats have a Green Deal that wants a 70% tax rate, wants jobs for everybody, even just hand to you, tuition handed to you, socialism.”

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/02/15/deutsch-extremely-dangerous-ocasio-cortez-handing-presidency-back-trump/

;-)

Gregory

I wonder... would Audrey Denney be on the poster for the GND had she won? I suspect she would.

LaMalfa is no prize and can be expected to remain a backbencher but he's not a loon.

Bill Tozer

It should be easy for Democrats to run against a president with Donald Trump’s approval ratings and his mixed record of accomplishments. Nancy Pelosi seems to understand how easy it should be. If their message is “We’ll protect and enhance the features of American life that you love,” they can win. But Democrats are overreaching before they’re even in power. They’re announcing that the lifestyle of the deplorables must be targeted for destruction. Until they recover their sense, Republicans will rally.

https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/02/democrats-went-crazy-in-three-months/


Bill Tozer

AOC is not an outlier

https://patriotpost.us/opinion/61181-aoc-is-no-outlier?fbclid=IwAR0vkzTmTXj0XfTgGQw0oV2hJIblLclnRDIAhIuQ5G27Jn-TpqEcQedx4hU

Bill Tozer

Idiots or Evil? Well, that is an important distinction in assigning motive, but does not change the evil results.

If you listen closely to just about everything AOC says (tossing the peeing one’s pants with laughter or horror out the window), there is a real deep seated anti-white contempt and anti-white bias the permeates her essence. We have a full blown racist on our hands. Whether she believes she is a racist with racist views and sees everything through an anti-white racist’s eyes matters little. It’s evil, even though she may not think so. She is not alone by any means. Sadly, some declared Democrat candidates for POTUS are in alignment with Ms. Cortez the racist views.

Don Bessee

It not a matter of becoming -

Politics
Will an increasingly progressive Democratic Party become steadily more anti-Semitic?

https://www.yahoo.com/news/increasingly-progressive-democratic-party-become-081500279.html

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Robert Cross

In the "speaking of Idiots" category --Ann Coulter had this to say yesterday "the only national emergency is that our president is an idiot.”
Even the staunchest of right wing ideologues is turning against the orange man.

Walt

Keep trying Babs, for being an "idiot" as you like to claim, Trump is outsmarting you Proggys at every turn.
How's "Trump will not get one dollar for the wall" work'n for ya'?
LIBS have not gained a lick of smarts. Trump follows through on his threats. Trump follows the rule of law, and backs the rule of law.

scenes

In the interest of getting back on track:

https://www.salon.com/2019/02/16/the-green-new-deal-may-be-falling-short-on-its-environmental-justice-promise_partner/

Mostly I'm posting that because I love the phrase "environmental justice".

I mean, seriously, it just rolls off the tongue. It can mean most anything you want and guarantees more of the 'green' for the green folks.

"Environmental Justice"....maybe the "Environmental Justice League of America" is up next.

Billl Tozer

The knock many of us have laid upon the Lefty idiots (or evildoers) on the dark side of the street is they have no plan, no proposals, no agenda to offer save Orange Man Bad. Single Payer Medicaid being the lone exception to the rule going back to the original New Deal.

The lack of ideas and concrete proposals has been the contact critique of the Left by me for the last two or three years. Now, all that has changed. We have been showered with a plethora of proposals contained in the new New Deal and the Left does not want to talk about it. Go figure.

https://babylonbee.com/news/conservatives-accused-of-making-liberals-look-bad-by-simply-reading-list-of-things-liberals-believe?fbclid=IwAR3s4_nN64KMzt3h2NhovvtLSNXi5PSAtxvewAqWXen-TwRPA3x_ksiwo34

Bill Tozer

@ 9:31 am

“In the interest of getting back on track:”.....Environmental Justice

“Likewise, Mr. Britton-Purdy writes, very curiously, that “the soil is basically conscripted as a food factory.” Conscripted is a very interesting word to choose here. To be conscripted is to be pressed into service against one’s will; to write that soil may be conscripted is to imply that soil has a will, choices, agency, and personality. It is to make a moral person out of soil. The current delusional crusade among environmentalists to confer “rights” upon animals and inanimate objects speaks to that line of thinking.”

https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/conscription/

George Rebane

BillT 1024am - Excellent and appropriate catch Mr Tozer.

Don Bessee

Are we really seeing a global push against the socialist/communists grow?

https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/02/16/architect-of-genocide-vandals-deface-karl-marxs-english-grave/

;-)

Don Bessee

Their kind of resistance guy -

https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2019/02/16/report-chicago-police-believe-jussie-smollett-paid-two-men-to-stage-attack/

;-)

Don Bessee

https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2018/12/31/10-wild-hoax-crimes-of-2018/

;-)

Don Bessee

https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2019/02/14/jussie-smollett-attackers-targeted-me-because-i-come-really-really-hard-against-trump/

;-)

Walt

Don... We have to feed the LIBS.. They don't have the guts to open the links. We have to "assist" them in choking it down.
Like those HOAX page.. Goota spell it out for them.
10. In January, it was discovered that a Muslim girl had lied to police in Toronto when she told them a man had “cut off” her hijab.

The hoax quickly gained the attention of Canadian media, as well as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who told reporters that his “heart goes out the young girl who was attacked, seemingly for her religion.” Police concluded that the incident had never occurred.

9. A Long Island woman told detectives in September that four teenagers had confronted her, yelling “Trump 2016!” and that she woke up the next morning to find her tires slashed with a note that read, “Go home.”

The woman ended up being arrested and charged for fabricating the story about the Trump-related hate crime.

8. In July, a Texas waiter shared a photo of a customer’s receipt, which had the words “we don’t tip terrorist” scrawled at the top, along with the waiter’s name “Khalil” circled.

The photo gained national media attention, the waiter was offered donations, and the framed customer was banned from the restaurant. The waiter eventually admitted that he had written the words on the receipt, and that his story was made-up.

7. An Ohio University student told police that she had received homophobic death threats. The student ended up being charged with three counts of “making false alarms” after it was discovered by police that she had sent the death threats to herself.

6. A high school marching band in Georgia decided to display a racial slur during one of their performances. After conducting an investigation, the school’s principal announced that the incident was a hoax.

5. One day before the midterm elections, a black freshman at Kansas State tweeted an image of a racist note attached to his apartment door. In his tweet, the student stated that this “blatant racism” should serve as a reminder that “everyone needs to get out and vote.”

The tweet has since been deleted, and the student later admitted to police that he had created and posted the note to his own door.

4. A waitress at a restaurant in Texas wrote a racial slur against Hispanics on a receipt, claiming that a local law enforcement employee had written it and directed it toward her. The waitress later admitted to the County Sheriff that she herself had written the racist comment.

3. In November, several racist notes surfaced at Drake University, which spurred an investigation, protests, and campus-wide concern for nearly an entire month.

A student who had received one of the notes later admitted to being the one who sent the notes to herself and others. She ended up facing charges and possible expulsion.

2. Chipotle fired one of its managers in November, after a user on Twitter shared a video, accusing her of refusing to serve black customers due to the color of their skin.

It turned out that the manager had been a victim of a race hoax, and had refused the customers due to their known habit of “dining and dashing.” Chipotle has since offered the manager her job back.

1. During the October Kavanaugh hearings, a woman decided to insert herself into the elaborate and infamous watch trial, by writing a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, accusing Brett Kavanaugh of rape.

The woman later admitted that her letter was a hoax, and that she had never met Kavanaugh.

Yes Proggys,, these are on you and yours.

George Rebane

Walt 559pm - Well Mr Branson, if what you posted was bullshit, our liberal commenters ought to take you to the cleaners. Otherwise, their crickets will tell the tale.

Bill Tozer

Idiots on parade. Well, that’s one way to capture farm animal flatulence.

https://www.facebook.com/TheFederalistPapers/photos/a.112478365457075/2305610842810472/?type=3&theater&ifg=1

Walt

Chirp chirp,,,,Chirp chirp,,,,Chirp chirp,,,, Chirp chirp,,,,

Don Bessee

Ya Walt, I know they don't go to the links, they just bash the news aggregators like britebart.

;-)

Don Bessee

Even TMZ -

Various sources in the Chicago PD have told TMZ almost from the beginning there was wide sentiment Jussie's version of events were false, despite the party line that he was the victim of a crime.

As we told you ... the Nigerian brothers never fit the profile of Jussie's alleged attackers, even when they were arrested for battery. Not only are they not white -- which contradicts Smollett's claims from the beginning -- but "Empire" cast and crew sources tell us they're very close to Jussie ... and they're pro-LGBTQ and anti-Trump too.

Chicago PD released Abel and Ola late Friday night due to "new evidence" gathered from their interrogation ... and said they're no longer suspects.

;-)

Don Bessee

So perhaps the next time they want to plot to hoax the nation they might get smarter and generate some AI imagery to share. So are we at that tipping point where you wont be able to tell if a video or picture is real? Think what they could do.

The site is the creation of Philip Wang, a software engineer at Uber, and uses research released last year by chip designer Nvidia to create an endless stream of fake portraits. The algorithm behind it is trained on a huge dataset of real images, then uses a type of neural network known as a generative adversarial network (or GAN) to fabricate new examples.
“Each time you refresh the site, the network will generate a new facial image from scratch,” wrote Wang in a Facebook post. He added in a statement to Motherboard: “Most people do not understand how good AIs will be at synthesizing images in the future.”

https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2019/2/15/18226005/ai-generated-fake-people-portraits-thispersondoesnotexist-stylegan

TheMikeyMcD

Check out this analysis: https://mobile.twitter.com/StephanieKelton/status/1093575469440618496

“It isn't so much that liberals are ignorant. It's just that they know so many things that aren't so.”

― Ronald Reagan

Bill Tozer

Idiots on parade are taking us to the promised land at a brisk pace.

Are these lightning-like changes in public policy just society evolving naturally? I don’t think so. They might be explained by a coordinated, sophisticated strategy from leftist shot-callers. Democrats are firing up all their little leftist nonprofit organizations to push Ocasio-Cortez’s ideas, like transforming the entire U.S. economy within ten years to run on “renewable” energy sources (you know, like windmills), eliminating all transportation that emits carbon dioxide (you know, like airplanes and gas-fueled automobiles) and replacing them with high-speed trains and such, and “guaranteeing” a job for everyone. The resolution reads like every leftist’s fantasy. Unicorns and fairy dust galore.

It is eminently mockable, and I enjoy the mockery as much as the next right-wing grouch. But the point is that all the countless new media outlets run by young leftists are prepping the ground for Ocasio-Cortez’s ideas, such as they are, working in concert with the key strategists in the Democratic political machine and the old-line leftist media in order to shift the public debate—to get people to think that a 70 percent or a 90 percent income tax, as Ocasio-Cortez and her fellow socialist traveler, Ilhan Omar, have respectively proposed, is within the realm of the possible.

By pushing these insane ideas and getting a “groundswell” of highly orchestrated political activists to clamor for them, they get everyday Americans discussing them, and thereby expand the Overton Window of public policy options that would heretofore have been considered insane and unfit for public discourse.

Then Just as Crazy Stuff Seems Moderate
What happens next? As a friend astutely observed to me recently, what happens next is that a “reasonable” politician like, say, Michelle Obama, steps in and says, “Wait! A 90 percent tax rate is just too much. Let’s be reasonable and shoot for a 60 percent rate.” Michelle then appears to be the “savior” of capitalism and is hailed as the “voice of reason,” simultaneously taking us a huge leap “forward” toward Venezuela.

That’s how the Overton Window Principle operates. You change the political landscape and shift the discussion of policy options that are considered conceivable. It’s very Saul Alinsky, but then, we’ve had Saul Alinsky’s spirit in the White House before.

http://thefederalist.com/2019/02/22/left-tricks-people-thinking-socialism-plausible/

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