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Disaster or outlier? Biden plummets to
36% in new Reuters/Ipsos poll
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Posted by Dreadnought 5/25/2022 10:26:10 PM Post Reply
Just one week ago, this same pollster offered an outlier single-digit gap for Joe Biden’s job approval rating, 42/50. Suddenly, however, the Reuters/Ipsos tracking poll has Biden at a -23 gap and 36/59 on overall job approval. That puts Reuters/Ipsos on the other side of the outlier category, with a gap fully ten points larger than the latest survey from … Rasmussen Reports. What happened? U.S. President Joe Biden’s public approval rating fell this week to 36%, the lowest level of his presidency, as Americans suffered from rising inflation, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll completed on Tuesday. The two-day national poll found that 59% of Americans disapprove of Biden’s job performance.
Poll: More Voters Trust Republicans on
Gun Policy than Democrats
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Posted by Dreadnought 5/25/2022 10:23:00 PM Post Reply
More voters trust congressional Republicans on gun policy than Democrats, a Politico/Morning Consult poll released Wednesday found. The poll asked 2,005 registered voters who they “trust more to handle” gun policy. Forty-four percent trusted Republicans, while 41 percent trusted Democrats, a three-point gap and above the margin of error of two percent. Sixteen percent had no opinion. On Tuesday, 19 children and 2 adults were killed in a mass shooting at a Uvalde, Texas, elementary school. The shooter was 18 years of age and old enough to legally purchase a firearm. The Associated Press reported: The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District said the active shooter situation was reported
Sinema Signals She Won't Bust Filibuster
for Gun Control
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Posted by Dreadnought 5/25/2022 10:14:28 PM Post Reply
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) says she doesn’t believe “that DC solutions are realistic” for stopping massacres like yesterday’s in Uvalde, Texas. NBC’s Jake Sherman said Sinema stopped reporters outside the Senate chamber because she “had something to say.” “This is rare” for her, he added. Sherman asked if Sinema would be willing to “set aside” the filibuster to force some kind of gun control measure through the evenly divided Senate. Her fellow Democrat Senator, Jon Tester of Montana, waited mere hours after Tuesday night’s slaughter to press for universal background check legislation. “Come on guys, kids got killed yesterday for Christ’s sakes,” he told colleagues this morning.
1.1 million Afghan children could face
severe malnutrition
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Posted by Ribicon 5/25/2022 9:32:46 PM Post Reply
Islamabad—In Afghanistan, 1.1 million children under the age of 5 will likely face the most severe form of malnutrition this year, according to the U.N., as increasing numbers of hungry, wasting-away children are brought into hospital wards. U.N. and other aid agencies were able to stave off outright famine after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan last year, rolling out a massive emergency aid program that fed millions.(Snip)U.N. agencies launched a massive, accelerated aid program after the Taliban takeover, ramping up to a point that they now deliver food assistance to 38% of the population. The number of people facing acute food insecurity fell slightly from 22.8 million
'There was at least 40 lawmen armed to
the teeth, but didn't do a darn thing
till it was far too late': Furious father
of Texas school shooting victim, 10, slams
cops for letting gunman rampage for 90
MINUTES after massacre began
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Posted by Ribicon 5/25/2022 9:12:40 PM Post Reply
The father of a 10-year-old girl murdered in her Texas classroom on Tuesday has demanded to know why the gunman was able to rampage through the school for 90 minutes until he was shot dead. Jacinto Cazares's daughter Jacklyn was among the 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde shot dead by Salvador Ramos, 18. The first 911 call was received 90 minutes earlier, at 11:30am, saying a man had emerged from a crashed vehicle with a long rifle and a backpack. 'There was at least 40 lawmen armed to the teeth but didn't do a darn thing until it was far too
'For God's sake': Joe Biden and the Texas tragedy replies
Posted by Hazymac 5/25/2022 8:12:01 PM Post Reply
For God's sake, Mister President, don't turn this tragedy into cheap political capital. I just watched President Joe Biden take a stab at playing the role of America's "mourner in chief," a role his Democratic predecessor, Bill Clinton, managed quite well. That may, in fact, have been the only thing Clinton did that actually helped the country. For all his many failings, Clinton knew the importance of helping people cope with tragedy. Unfortunately, Joe Biden didn't crib this page from Bill Clinton's playbook. He made it partisan fairly quickly, blaming the tragedy on the "gun lobby" and "gun manufacturers." Yet he started out well.
Progressives voice anger at Democratic
leaders over close Texas runoff
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Posted by NorthernDog 5/25/2022 8:01:39 PM Post Reply
Progressives are voicing anger at the Democratic establishment following the closely fought runoff between Jessica Cisneros and incumbent Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas), leading to what could be deep divisions in the district ahead of the general election. As the results trickled in Wednesday and the race remained too close to call, progressives voiced their discontent with the House Democratic establishment for potentially pulling Cuellar over the finish line. (Snip) As of Wednesday morning, Cuellar led Cisneros by just 177 votes, according to the Texas Secretary of State’s Office. Cuellar declared victory in the early hours of Wednesday, but Cisneros has
Two Years In, Black Lives Matter Has Prompted
More Americans To Reject White Guilt
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Posted by earlybird 5/25/2022 7:36:55 PM Post Reply
Today marks two years since the killing of George Floyd, and one thing can be said with certainty: the committed Marxists who created Black Lives Matter and orchestrated the violent disorders that upended our cities in 2020 have been incredibly successful at deeply altering life in this country. And not for the better. (snip)BLM doesn’t need to riot anymore. In fact, to do so would be counterproductive. BLM is now inside the door not just with culture-making industries such as the media, Hollywood, and the Academy. BLM now has access to the top reaches of government.
Shooter tells kids ‘you’re going to
die’: Horrific last moments, 10-yr.-old
shot while calling 911
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Posted by Imright 5/25/2022 6:20:05 PM Post Reply
Of those present at a Texas elementary school Tuesday morning when a murderer entered the building and took the lives of at least 19 children and two teachers, it is being reported that one of the victims spent her last moments trying to save the lives of her classmates while the suspect declared, “You’re going to die.”Salvador Ramos was identified as the 18-year-old shooter at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas where witnesses described him wearing body armor while carrying a handgun and a rifle. As the suspect opened fire on the defenseless students and faculty, 10-year-old Amerie Jo Garza did what she could to try and help her peers.
Watch: NBA’s Wokest Head Coach Goes
On Absolute Bonkers Tirade Against GOP
After School Shooting
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Posted by LoveYourCountry 5/25/2022 5:48:30 PM Post Reply
Steve Kerr was a man of singular talent: He could shoot three-pointers as a reliable role player. Despite his coaching accolades more recently, it’s hard for me to even give him dap since he’s had Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson, and an entire retinue of all-stars. Let’s be real, I could be a championship-winning coach with that roster. None of his success on the hardwood has stopped Kerry from sharing opinions on either international geopolitical issues or domestic political issues. The elites in society feel entitled to spout off on everything. Leonardo DiCaprio considers himself a Godsend for climate change revolutions.
Oz, McCormick Head to Recount in Pennsylvania
Senate Primary
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Posted by Dreadnought 5/25/2022 5:45:48 PM Post Reply
A recount will be held for the Republican Pennsylvania Senate primary in Pennsylvania, the state’s top elections official announced on Wednesday. Dr. Mehmet Oz, the TV show host who was endorsed by former president Trump, led former hedge-fund manager Dave McCormick by 902 votes after all counties submitted unofficial vote tallies on Tuesday. An automatic vote recount is triggered under Pennsylvania law when a candidate wins by less than 0.5 percent of the vote, and Oz won the primary by 0.08 percent. “I want to emphasize that this automatic recount is intended to ensure that the count is accurate and that there is confidence in the results and outcome,”
Exclusive: Mother of Texas elementary
school shooter claims her son, 18, was
NOT a violent person but was a loner -
as she keeps vigil at HER mother's side
after he shot her in face at start of rampage
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Posted by Imright 5/25/2022 5:27:54 PM Post Reply
The mother of the sick school shooter who shot dead 19 children and two teachers in Texas has claimed he 'wasn't a violent person'.Adriana Reyes said she was 'surprised' Salvador Ramos opened fire in a horrific killing spree at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde yesterday.She admitted her son was a loner who 'kept to himself and didn't have many friends' but shot down reports she had a toxic relationship with him. In an exclusive interview with DailyMail.com she did not address claims she was a drug addict who saw the boy ditch her and go to live with his grandmother Celia Gonzalez.Reyes was speaking from the bedside of Gonzalez, 66,
Never Forget Democrats Want to Remove
Cops from Schools
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Posted by Imright 5/25/2022 5:22:54 PM Post Reply
The Democrat party can never be allowed to forget how hard it has worked to expel police officers from schools.At the state and local level, Democrats have and continue to push and push and push to remove police and leave schoolchildren defenseless.Why? Why would Democrats demand police be removed from schools and be replaced with gay porn and transsexual propaganda?I’ll answer that below… But first, never forget this… Senators Chris Murphy (CT) and Elizabeth Warren (MA), along with Representatives Ayanna Pressley (MA) and Ilhan Omar (MN), introduced [a bill] that would prohibit federal money to be used to fund police in schools.
Uvalde Mayor Slams Beto as ‘Sick Son
of a B****’ for Interrupting Gathering
to Mourn School Shooting Victims
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Posted by Imright 5/25/2022 5:11:31 PM Post Reply
Beto O’Rourke interrupted a press conference attended by Texas Governor Greg Abbott and the Uvalde mayor that was meant to address the horrific elementary school shooting that left 21 people dead, including 19 children.“You are doing nothing,” O’Rourke said, just feet away from Abbott. “You said this was not predictable, this was totally predictable, and you choose not to do anything.” Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin could be heard yelling, “sir you are out of line. Please leave this auditorium.” Then he called him
Greg Abbott Responds to Beto O'Rourke's
Disgusting Stunt at Uvalde Shooting Presser
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Posted by Imright 5/25/2022 5:08:45 PM Post Reply
As RedState reported, Democrat Beto O’Rourke, who is running to be the Governor of Texas, pulled one of the most brazen and disgusting political stunts in recent memory on Wednesday. O’Rourke interrupted a press conference covering the school shooting in Uvalde, TX, in order to heckle current Gov. Greg Abbott for supposedly not passing “real” gun laws.What unfolded was a hectic scene, with the Mayor of Uvalde standing up and calling O’Rourke a “sick son of a b****” before the Democrat was escorted out of the room. (Tweet/Video)
Forget the Marxists: Here's the Real Enemy
of America
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Posted by DVC 5/25/2022 5:03:51 PM Post Reply
To win any fight, we must first know our enemy. There are those who argue we are in a struggle with Marxism, though in reality, we battle the organizational and operational tenets of the Marxist tree, not the ideology itself. We know that this is not a Marxist movement because it ignores Marxism's core clientele: the workers. In fact, these people despise the Marxist's traditional constituents. Instead, they toil for a small minority of the "marginalized" in society whom middle Americans find to be fringe and anathema to their core values. Even then, their movement doesn't seek a revolution of the marginalized.
Is Answer to Gun Psychos MORE Arms for
Everyday Americans?
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Posted by Hazymac 5/25/2022 4:35:41 PM Post Reply
Mindless Murders Continue: After consecutive mass shootings occurring over a few days, Americans are numb from the suffering of enduring the slaughter of the innocent. Tears, hand-wringing, accusations and demands for disarming all Americans follow, like rain tracks clouds. But is broad disarmament the only answer to the slaughter of the innocents? No, and here’s why. First, America’s Birth was premised on the right to bear arms, entirely apropos for wilderness colonies where wolves and bears were plentiful, and much fare was taken in wild environs. Also, with often tenuous relations with natives, there was a need to always be ready to repulse attacks. Second, Colonial Arms keeping of arms handy
Bedtime for Beto replies
Posted by Hazymac 5/25/2022 4:32:05 PM Post Reply
Democratic Texas gubernatorial candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke disrupted Governor Greg Abbott’s press conference with to update the public on yesterday’s school shooting. O’Rourke is one of the breed of politicians — politicians without a conscience and with no thought other than themselves — that finds the moment of unspeakable tragedy a fit moment to undertake histrionic displays and hysterical lectures promoting their favored causes. I can’t believe this is even good politics, but it is what it is, somewhere south of disgusting. Quotable quote (Uvalde Mayor Dan McLauglin to O’Rourke): “I can’t believe you’re a sick son of a
Illinois Gas Station Owners Sue Over Having
to Post Democrat Propaganda
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Posted by Hazymac 5/25/2022 4:28:36 PM Post Reply
Gas prices are high everywhere. They’ve risen so much that several states have suspended their gas tax, while others are considering doing so. And then there’s Illinois. The Democrat-dominated legislature in Illinois is so magnanimous that they’re not suspending their gas tax, but they’re delaying increasing it until the end of the year. I know — how thoughtful of them. “As part of this year’s budget, Democrats delayed for six months the 2.2-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax increase that was set to take effect in July,” explains the Wall Street Journal editorial board. In 2019 Democrats doubled the gas tax to 38 cents a gallon and indexed it to inflation.”
Chicago’s ‘Walking Man’ lit on fire
overnight, suffers burns to half his body
during second brutal attack in 6 years: police
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Posted by AltaD 5/25/2022 4:15:09 PM Post Reply
A 75-year-old man known affectionately to Chicagoans as the “Walking Man,” was in critical condition early Wednesday after someone doused him in flammable liquid and lit him on fire as he lay on the ground overnight on Lower Wacker Drive, according to Chicago police. Joseph Kromelis, who once told the Tribune he “roams as a way of life,” had been resting when a man he didn’t know came up to him in the 400 block of North Lower Wabash Avenue about 2:50 a.m., police said. The stranger “then proceeded to ignite the victim before fleeing the scene,”(Snip) Kromelis once joked: “I’m like the Kardashians — I’m famous for doing nothing.”
Defending Sovereignty: The Fight of our Lifetime replies
Posted by earlybird 5/25/2022 3:37:09 PM Post Reply
A gradual and silent encroachment of our freedom and Federal, States’ and individual sovereignty by a globalist financial corporate cartel continues to proceed. One key aspect of our current political reality in the US is that many of our laws at the Federal level have been placed there by corporate stakeholders. Corporate lobbyists work tirelessly and relentlessly to insert legislation that benefits their industries and increases the wealth of their corporate clients and associated “stakeholders” into our federal laws and regulations, and to twist existing legislation so that it becomes a more perfect tool of their clients’ corporate interests. In parallel, within the many branches of the US Federal bureaucracy,
The Conservative Populist Coalition Has
Grown in Pennsylvania
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Posted by earlybird 5/25/2022 3:01:06 PM Post Reply
FANNETTSBURG, Pennsylvania—The first time I accidentally stumbled onto the cracked Back Road street sign in this Franklin County unincorporated town years ago, while covering the 2012 presidential race between then-President Barack Obama and Senator Mitt Romney (R-Utah), I knew I had to turn onto it even though I had no idea where it led. It was impulsive but proved helpful in taking my reporting in a different direction to understand what voters were thinking. It helped me understand, with all of the potential of flipping this state red, why voters were using their energy and dissatisfaction with Obama to decide to sit that race out, but not to vote for his
Race-Based Illness at the Best of the Best replies
Posted by earlybird 5/25/2022 2:52:54 PM Post Reply
It looks like the long persecution of Professor Joshua Katz by his employer Princeton University has come to an end. (snip) the school president “passed his recommendation that Katz be stripped of his tenure and fired to the university board of trustees,” and the board rubber-stamped it Monday. The whole episode nicely exemplifies the cowardice and incompetence of the liberals who run elite institutions in the United States today. The ostensible cause of the termination is a relationship Katz had with a student many years ago, an impropriety that was handled and closed long before the current controversy began. (snip) Katz’s current sin originates far from the Princeton campus,
Beto O’Rourke interrupts Texas governor's
news conference on school shooting
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Posted by Pluperfect 5/25/2022 2:18:07 PM Post Reply
Beto O’Rourke, a democratic candidate for Texas governor, approached the stage during Gov. Greg Abbott’s news conference Wednesday, confronting him over the Robb Elementary School shooting that left 19 children and two teachers dead. O’Rourke told Abbott the shooting was “totally predictable” and that he was “doing nothing.” O’Rourke was shouted down by several of the officials on stage with one calling him a "sick son of a B----" as he was escorted out by police.
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