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Tucker Carlson might have just handed
Tammy Duckworth the vice presidency

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 7/8/2020 12:19:49 PM

If Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth eventually becomes Joe Biden’s vice presidential nominee, pundits and historians will look back to Independence Day weekend for the moment when her campaign jumped from insider gossip to mainstream appeal. Duckworth has long been considered an outside contender for the vice presidency. Her resumé is a Democratic dream: a combat veteran of the Iraq War, Duckworth sacrificed her legs in service to her country. After entering the House of Representatives in 2006 — flipping a Republican district long held by the abhorrent Henry Hyde, no less — Duckworth established herself as a progressive legislator and

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LOL - So Dems would pick an little-know Senator for VP just to spite Tucker Carlson? One big problem - she is not black.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: msjena 7/8/2020 12:21:46 PM (No. 471290)
Born in Thailand. Not eligible.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Daisy Mae 7/8/2020 12:25:16 PM (No. 471294)
Excuse me! He didn't hand her the Vice-presidency, he might have handed her the nomination, but she'll never be the vice-president.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: OK state mom 7/8/2020 12:28:01 PM (No. 471297)
#1 Duckworth's father was an American Citizens with roots going back to the American Revolution. She's eligible.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: marbles 7/8/2020 12:28:17 PM (No. 471299)
Dontcha just love yellow journalism ? From a foreign country. The NY Times is bad enough.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: DVC 7/8/2020 12:32:23 PM (No. 471306)
Her lies and hate won't help Idiot Joe.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Clinger 7/8/2020 12:36:44 PM (No. 471313)
Reminds me of a time when I couldn't speak out against a Marxist because he was Black...sort of.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Tallgrass Palms 7/8/2020 12:36:53 PM (No. 471314)
Liberal rag Independent (UK), you should read the U.S. Constitution before making ridiculous pronouncements. She is not a natural-born citizen of the U.S.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: EQKimball 7/8/2020 12:38:39 PM (No. 471317)
# 1 is correct. Duckworth was born in Bangkok to a Thai mother and father of British descent. Under the 12th Amendment, she is therefore constitutionally ineligible be vice president. The gleeful, but ignorant, author of this opinion piece is Max Burns, communications director for the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights and is a former member of the Democratic Central Committee of Virginia and is a Democratic political consultant. It reminds me of an L.A. Times editorial many years ago celebrating the presidential viability of then-San Francisco Mayor George Christopher. Unfortunately, Mayor George was born in Greece. The problem for Democrats is that they think so little of the Constitution, they have never bothered to read it.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: ROLFNader 7/8/2020 12:42:12 PM (No. 471324)
Article is already out of date. Tucker elaborated on this since and his point was made even stronger. Furthermore, Henry Hyde was a Republican? Who knew?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Safari Man 7/8/2020 12:43:19 PM (No. 471327)
Her arguments are so weak so doesn't have a leg stand on. (She makes jokes about her own legs, so fair game).
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Reply 11 - Posted by: GoodDeal 7/8/2020 12:47:14 PM (No. 471336)
If she is the pick it will be a godsend for Trump. The Dream Team of Doom for the Hate America 'Rats. Trump is the only thing standing in the way of the complete destruction of this country if they have a big win. But God is protecting Trump and our nation and evil will not prevail. Just know that. Faith, patience, persistence, and thanking God every day for His many blessings to deliver us from Evil.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: udanja99 7/8/2020 12:48:43 PM (No. 471341)
#9, I hope that you were being sarcastic about Hyde. He was a wonderful man, a true conservative and the author of the Hyde Amendment which bars the government from using taxpayer funds to pay for abortions. I met him once in 1998 at the same event at which I met our dear hostess, Lucianne. He was a widower by then and I wanted to invite him home for dinner - he was the kind of man who just oozes goodness.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: lakerman1 7/8/2020 12:51:29 PM (No. 471346)
with better piloting skills, she would not be a U.S. senator. she made a practice of campaigning wearing mini skirts to show her artificial legs. i find that offensive, but always admire dirty politics. Her father was a U.S. citizen, and was at least 18 years old, so I believe she is eligible to serve. She is the wrong color for the dimocrats, and is a moderate. Those two factors exclude her from Old Jo's search for a running mate.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 7/8/2020 12:55:40 PM (No. 471352)
She's the Max Cleland of the 21st century.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Noj15 7/8/2020 12:55:52 PM (No. 471353)
Well, whoever Joe picks for VP will become president after they "25th amendment" Joe. So expect that.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: msjena 7/8/2020 1:00:36 PM (No. 471360)
OK, since she's a citizen at birth, she's legally eligible, I guess. But she has fewer accomplishments to her name than Barack Obama did. She lost her first bid to get elected to the House. She was eventually elected by changing districts but did nothing except vote the party line. Now she is a first term Senator (defeating Mark Kirk who ran for reelection despite suffering a stroke) who again has done nothing. It would certainly be a kick in the face to Sleepy's black supporters for him to select a half-white Asian woman instead of a black woman.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: montwoodcliff 7/8/2020 1:00:40 PM (No. 471361)
I saw Tucker go off on Duckpoop and watched her performance. She revealed that she is an ignorant, cowardly fool in not standing up for her country’s ideals when she called the Founders and others traitors. She got the sympathy vote in getting elected to the Senate. Basically, this is what diversity gets you! I think tha,t she is finished if Republicans put up up a good candidate. She would not be picked to be a VP under any circumstances after what she said—no way!
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Trump'sCousin 7/8/2020 1:09:29 PM (No. 471369)
Good. Ducky will have plenty of time to draft her concession so each to give President Pence!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Trump'sCousin 7/8/2020 1:10:01 PM (No. 471371)
Should say speech! Stupid spell check!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: bad-hair 7/8/2020 1:11:25 PM (No. 471373)
Like every other VP candidate Joe might pick she should run like hell to avoid being associated with a demented idiot. Oops
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Reply 21 - Posted by: BeatleJeff 7/8/2020 1:20:10 PM (No. 471383)
Not happening. Dementia Joe has been told by his puppet masters that he's going to pick an African-American female. As an American of half Chinese and half Anglo descent, Duckface doesn't meet the qualification..
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Reply 22 - Posted by: rochow 7/8/2020 1:35:47 PM (No. 471391)
Biden won't function very long as Prez, then we will have a hate spewing cripple? She will use her prosthesis every chance she gets. An uncle of mine lost both legs, never heard him 'use' his prosthesis as much as this @itch! Perhaps she joined the military to get a good pension and there would be no danger. Possibly that's why she keeps shooting her mouth off hoping for points from the left. She would play right into Chinese HANDS and they are big and greedy!!!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: EQKimball 7/8/2020 1:47:42 PM (No. 471403)
#13 Excuse the second post. With potential apologies to author Burns, the source of my information about Franklin Duckworth comes from Biography.com, which says, "Ladda Tammy Duckworth was born on March 12, 1968, in Bangkok, Thailand, to a mother of Chinese heritage and a father of British descent." Wikipedia says that Franklin Duckworth was a former U.S. Marine lieutenant colonel who remained in Thailand after the Vietnam War. I cannot locate anything that confirms whether he was a U.S. citizen at the time of her birth.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Smart11344 7/8/2020 1:54:54 PM (No. 471406)
Smooth move, Tucker. Even if she reached 0 degrees Kelvin, she wouldn't survive in Hell or be elected VP.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: DogFacedPonySoldier 7/8/2020 1:57:40 PM (No. 471410)
A RIDICULOUS premise.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: DogFacedPonySoldier 7/8/2020 1:59:29 PM (No. 471413)
Duckworth is the idiot who, just a couple of days ago, said the country's "Founders" were traitors ... to the country they founded.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: OhioNick 7/8/2020 2:00:24 PM (No. 471415)
Unless she has TWO citizen parents at the time of her birth, she's not eligible for the office. An anchor baby isn't eligible, nor is a naturalized "first generation" citizen The Founding Fathers were clear on this. When they wrote the U.S. Constitution, they used various books and legal documents. The term "Natural Born Citizen" was mentioned in only one of those books or documents: Emmerich de Vattel's "The Law Of Nations" (1758). In fact, there were three copies of the book at the convention. Barack Obama, who claimed to be a constitutional scholar, knew he wasn't eligible and that's why, as senator, he tried to change the legal definition of Natural Born Citizen.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: happywarrior 7/8/2020 2:15:55 PM (No. 471427)
She served in the military and calls the Founders “dead traitors”. She’s despicable and will never live that down.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: watashiyo 7/8/2020 2:27:42 PM (No. 471441)
She's got the right hair texture for Bite-Me-Biden.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: john56 7/8/2020 2:27:48 PM (No. 471443)
Well, Tucker, now you went and done it. If Biden picks Tammy Duckworth for VP, well, then it's a shoo-in that he'll win Illinois ... And there go Trump's electoral chances.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: DVC 7/8/2020 2:33:54 PM (No. 471450)
The Independent is a particularly disreputable leftist Brit tabloid, barely half a cut above the "I had a two headed baby" rags that used to infest the grocery checkout aisles. Consider the source. Then laugh and go on.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 7/8/2020 2:36:56 PM (No. 471454)
Max looks like a funny clown 🤡 With his head so far up his ass Laughable twit!
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Reply 33 - Posted by: erobot 7/8/2020 2:46:53 PM (No. 471464)
Of course one thing has nothing to do with the other, it's known as a non-sequitur.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Lawsy0 7/8/2020 2:51:50 PM (No. 471473)
I just noticed an unfortunate issue about Duckworth. She looks like Roseann Barr used to look long before she trimmed down. And, Duckworth has that sharp snotty edge that the senator should probably copyright.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: anniebc 7/8/2020 2:55:53 PM (No. 471474)
Duckworth should be ineligible to hold any office in the US. She's a better fit for China.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: snapper451 7/8/2020 3:19:45 PM (No. 471498)
That's great because she is poison. Another American hating Democrat. Trump will devour her and Dementia Joe.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: columba 7/8/2020 3:46:26 PM (No. 471510)
Voting for someone (or even the thought of same) who is pro baby-slaughter is out of the question as Long as God is alive.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: starboard 7/8/2020 4:01:20 PM (No. 471521)
No way! He Decimated her last night and was not afraid to speak against a woman who deserved every word he said. Tucker is the best one on Fox. Where are the Republicans? If you go to Breitbart, everything is negative about President Trump. I'm sick of not hearing a peep from the RNC. Cruz, Cotton, and both Scotts, need to take control and form a coalition of Republicans from the Senate and start traveling with him to rallies. Jordan, Stefanik, Biggs, Zeldin, Collins and Nunes can get going from the House. It's time to open your mouth and stand up.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: red1066 7/8/2020 5:04:54 PM (No. 471547)
A little known Senator running for high office isn't out of the question. Obozo was an unknown Senator that no one ever heard of before 2008.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Venturer 7/8/2020 5:22:33 PM (No. 471565)
Since the Kenyan was elected, being a natural born citizen is no longer a requirement.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: Citoyen 7/8/2020 7:11:48 PM (No. 471672)
The Law of Nations is not in the constitution. Duckworth is naturally born since she was an American citizen the moment she was born. There is no constitutional reason that prevents her from being president. Only her bad character and stupidity, plus being on the failed Biden ticket, will keep her out of the White House.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: Right Time 7/8/2020 7:33:09 PM (No. 471695)
Well, if Duckwaddle is the Dem VP candidate the VP debates should be a bloodbath...for Pence. Pence wouldn't even know how to speak to a bitter, angry, hate-filled pustule like her.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: MickTurn 7/8/2020 8:21:21 PM (No. 471758)
It's really sad the democrap party has to drag the bottom of the barrel for candidates...
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Reply 44 - Posted by: OhioNick 7/9/2020 2:42:44 AM (No. 471973)
#41 "The Law of Nations is not in the constitution." The U.S. Constitution does not come with a glossary. As such, you have look at the source material that was used to draft the document. There was only ONE source material that mentioned or defined the legal term, Natural Born Citizen, and that was the book, "Law of Nations." The founding father didn't create the concept nor did they pull it out of thin air. The Natural Born Citizen requirement was instituted in order to prevent divided allegiances. Additionally, anyone who was alive at the time of the signing of the Constitution was exempt because we were a young nation. As for Tammy Duckwurth being a Natural Born Citizen or even a U.S. citizen because "she was born here," that's not exactly true. There is no such thing as anchor baby citizenship in the Constitution, and the 14th Amendment clearly banned the practice. When the first draft of the amendment was submitted, it was rejected because there was a possibility that it could be used to allow birthright citizenship. Consequently, it was rewritten to prevent the possibility of that happening. On the floor of the Senate, Sen. Jacob Howard of Michigan, who wrote the amendment, stated: "This will not, of course, include persons born in the United States who are foreigners, aliens, who belong to the families of ambassadors or foreign ministers." Consequently, when President Eisenhower deported 1.5 million Mexicans in the 1950s -- even the ones who were born here -- they had no legal claim and didn't fight the deportations in the courts. It wasn't until 1982 when a liberal Supreme Court Justice invented anchor baby citizenship out of thin air, when he claimed that the 14th Amendment gave citizenship to illegal alien babies. For the first 114 years the amendment was in place, it didn't allow such a thing. For the record, the justice's rewrite of the 14th Amendment appeared in a footnote of an unrelated case. If Tammy Duckworth was born here to foreign parents who became U.S. citizens, then she's either a Naturalized Citizen or a Native Born Citizen -- but certainly not a "second generation" Natural Born Citizen. And if her parents never became citizens, then she's an anchor baby. It's a shame that the Supreme Court refuses to visit this issue because it's quite clear that there's no legal basis for anchor baby citizenship.
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While the Penzeys Spices store in Kenosha was not damaged during violent protests in the city, its CEO wants to "loot" his own store. Bill Penzey wrote to customers of his Wauwatosa-based chain of spice shops that he supports the mission behind the protests in Kenosha in response to a police officer shooting Jacob Blake in the back seven times at close range. "Someone wrote to say that you would be singing a different tune if it was your store being looted," Penzey wrote in the email. "I'm by no means perfect but seriously no, I wouldn't. Human life means everything; stuff, not so much."
Matt Schlapp is 'disappointed' in
George W. Bush for snubbing Trump
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Posted by Harlowe 8/28/2020 10:29:40 PM Post Reply
Republican lobbyist and power broker Matt Schlapp told Yahoo News today that he is “disappointed” in his former boss, George W. Bush, for snubbing President Trump amid a daunting reelection effort. Bush has been noticeably quiet during this Republican National Convention, issuing not so much as a statement expressing support for the president.(Snip) “When you see the socialist agenda that’s being put forward by the Democratic Party, I think you can get past some of your personal animosity and support the president, especially when you see what the Democrats want to do to the policy legacy that you care about,”
‘This is embarrassing’: All eyes on Biden
interview as his eyes appear to be reading
a script
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Posted by Imright 8/28/2020 10:03:31 AM Post Reply
Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden’s performance during an interview late Thursday on CNN captured plenty of attention, but for all the wrong reasons. Speaking with CNN host Anderson Cooper, the Democrat nominee continuously stared off-screen, almost as if he was reading talking points from a script. Watch (*Cringe warning):(Tweet/Video) While it’s possible that he may have simply been staring off into space as he spoke, that wasn’t the impression gleaned by critics, including former acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell and Fox News host Laura Ingraham. Look:(Tweet/Video)
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