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Bizarre: Beto Says He’s Staying in Presidential Race Because Polls Said He’d Lose Against Ted Cruz in 2018, Too

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2020 presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke (D) campaigns in Charlotte, NC – 4/15/19. Screen grab via ABC News.

Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign has fallen so far in polling over the last couple of months that he’s now apparently taken to believing he actually won his 2018 Senate race against Ted Cruz.

During a stop in Cedar Rapids, IA over the weekend, O’Rourke told a journalist that he was not worried about recent polling numbers that put him at 2% in the crucial state of Iowa. Why? Because polls said he wasn’t going to win his race against Ted Cruz, either (bolded emphasis added):

“There is a lot of time before the Iowa caucuses. We’ve never been guided by a poll before, “ O’Rourke told Yahoo News at the opening of his Cedar Rapids field office. “If you were to look at the Texas Senate race, the first couple of months after we were in, no poll was going to say that we were going to win. When I first ran for Congress in 2012, against an incumbent and against some very long odds no poll at any point said that we were going to win. And yet yet we did. And if I am lucky enough to to be the nominee and then to become the president of the United States, no poll will guide the decisions that I make.”

Watch video of the exchange below:

Except, ya know, O’Rourke sorta lost his Senate race against Cruz.

As Hot Air‘s Allapundit noted, it’s “as if Stacey Abrams’s delusion somehow became infectious and Beto caught it from her.”

Or maybe he got his words twisted and really meant to say that early polls didn’t give him a shot at even coming close to defeating Cruz. Let’s hope that’s all it is. Because we sure don’t need another delusional failed candidate like Stacey Abrams on our hands.

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Entrenched Politician Elizabeth Warren Suggests Newcomer Trump Will Not Give Up Power, Needs to be Pried from Office

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Is it projection, or obliviousness, that leads a political animal to accuse others of being political?

It would not be a day in D.C. without an elected official displaying a stark lack of self-awareness. Elizabeth Warren, in her continued attempt to appear as normal and every-day gosh-darn normal as you people in those strange flyover states, is still struggling with image control. After a bungled beer video Liz is still working on that “relatable” thing, bare she’s trying!

Her latest comes from the Team Warren Twitter account which, in true “Hello fellow kids” fashion has in its bio the opening of “Welcome Stans”. (Ugh, I swear…) The account gives a video that has Warren in an impromptu discussion with a young girl. Warren also has a children’s book that is centered upon herself, I would point out, and maybe if she focused a bit more on those who are of proper voting age she may be polling higher, but I’m not a campaign advisor, so what do I know?!

The conversation was so impromptu and off-the-cuff-candid that it was captured on video, with subtitles provided.

 

The young girl asks Senator Warren a question, borne of undiluted curiosity in a completely natural and not-at-all pre-planned fashion. “Why is there still sexism now?” asked the young one. Warren next goes on a lengthy and involved response, that in no way actually addressed the girl’s concerns.

I kind of think it’s people who have power,” says the Senator with a more than 1/1024 percent amount of earnestness, “don’t actually like to give it up! So you kind of have to pry it away.” She also mentioned having to “fight for what you believe in”, so says the woman who was given the Democratic Party nomination for the Massachusetts Senate seat. (As a complete newcomer she ran unopposed, somehow, so not much of a “fight” there.)

Now, this is a clear reference towards the current President, Donald Trump. This is a woman who has been in DC for 7 years, and has worked the system prior as a lawyer. Trump has never been in politics before the 2016 election. But he is the one who needs to be pried out of his office, for some reason, though he has not even completed the first term. The implication is clear; he is not a rightful occupant of the White House and it is possible he will not vacate in proper fashion once evicted, so to speak.

The irony is this is coming from someone who is comfortably cemented in DC politics, who has been shielded and coddled by her party and now she feels practically entitled. She has made a disaster of herself with her heritage issue, and yet continues to be propped up to the extent that she is one of the front-runners for the party nomination.

Yet here she stands, uninfluenced by shame, suggesting that it is others who are not rightfully in place, and may need to be forcibly extricated in order to make room for her arrival. Amusing that the woman who cannot even admit to errors of her claims of genealogy, because she needs to cling to her position of power, suggests anyone else is having a hard time surrendering their own.

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Ghoul Alert: ‘Teen Vogue’ Instructs Young Girls on How to Get Abortions – Without Parental Consent

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I’m not sure what’s worse: Teen Vogue sexualizing 9-year-old drag queen boys, the magazine publishing a “guide to anal sex“, or a more recent story they did advising teenage girls how to get abortions without parental consent:

The magazine has a monthly “Down to Find Out” advice column, which is maintained by feminist writer Nona Willis Aronowitz, who was super-excited to announce her column gig last month:

In her latest column, Aronowitz advises a 16-year-old girl on how to get an abortion – without the consent of her parents:

Q: I’m 16, I’m pregnant, and I don’t want to be. I’m not sure if I’m allowed to get an abortion without my parents’ permission, but I’m really scared to tell them because they are both against abortion. What should I do?

Aronowitz, who is also the author of a subscription-only newsletter called “F*cking Through the Apocalypse”, told the teen she once had been a pregnant teenager, too – but had pro-abortion parents who helped her obtain access to Plan B “without judging or admonishing” her. Other teens weren’t so lucky, she lamented. But according to Aronowitz, that shouldn’t deter a teenager from getting an abortion (bolded emphasis added):

And it’s only logical that if teens are mature enough to become parents, they are mature enough to decide whether or not they want to give birth. Having access to abortion should be your right, regardless of your parents’ beliefs.

Noting that 37 states have some form of parental consent laws on the books, Aronowitz advised:

If you live in one of the handful of states in which a minor can get an abortion without parental involvement — and if you don’t want to tell your parents — you’re all set. But if the law does require that your parents are involved, it’s time for some soul-searching about how you think they’ll react when confronted directly with their pregnant child’s desire to not be.

Aronowitz first advised that teenage girls whose parents are not pro-choice to try and tell them anyway, unless they felt like they would be in danger or kicked out of the house. If they did, Aronowitz suggested the teens go for what’s called a “judicial bypass procedure”:

If yes, there is a legal option in 36 states that would let you get an abortion without parental approval called a judicial bypass procedure — an infantilizing holdup to which nobody should have to resort. The process for a judicial bypass is different in every state, but in each case that it’s an option, it involves a minor testifying before a judge and receiving court approval to access abortion care without telling their parents.

Whether or not a state requires a judicial bypass, Aronowitz lets her teen readers know they can contact a local abortion fund if they need help paying for their abortion (without their parent’s knowledge, of course). She also urged young girls “talk to another adult” about what they are going through if they don’t want to talk to their parents.

In response to Aronowitz’s column, Twitter users let her have it:

That would certainly be a switch!

Flashback: Teen Vogue Writer Rages: Pregnant Chelsea Clinton “Should’ve Shut Her F**King Mouth”

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is Already Demanding Higher Pay, and Says She Will Become Corrupt if Not Rewarded

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To call Freshman Congress member Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “brazen” is to traffic in redundancy. Since her arrival in D.C. she has moved between acting entitled to demanding obedience, well beyond her pay grade — and now she wants a higher pay grade as well. The subject of Congressional pay raises has come up and AOC, who has been on the job for mere months, is already stating she needs to be paid more. Maybe you can toss a hint of extortion in that mix as well.

If you have ever worked in an office you may have encountered this type. More than ambitious, a new arrival is brought in who questions methods and challenges protocols of a business that have been long established as successful. This person acts in a fashion as if they have all the answers, long before they have even heard all the questions. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is our Congressional new-hire, acting this way before even reading the employee handbook (in her case, the Constitution.)

When the issue was first brought up yesterday AOC did not demure as a new member, nor show any modesty, barely out of her probationary period. “It may not be politically popular to say but honestly this is why there’s so much pressure to turn to lobbying firms and to cash in on member service after people leave because precisely of this issue.”

Note what is not being suggested here. She is not living by her own lecture, suggesting everyone in Congress operate on a “living wage”, as she frequently promotes. It is not even about living expenses; her rationale is that they need more money to keep from straying towards special interests.

Seemingly someone got to her, and this morning she went on a stumbling twitter run that altered her message. In the end it only made her look more tone deaf on the issue, and more entitled.

At least now she attempted to include living expenses as a motivator behind the demand for more money. But note that hint as a politicin of needing more money, or else she will stray.

Yea, except we are not talking about “worker pay” now are we? She, being in the position of ruling and making new legislation, would be considered “management”. And what has been one of her standard complaints about business? The pay discrepancy between executives and the workers.

Alexandria’s current salary in Congress is $174,000. This is far greater than the US average salary of workers without a high school diploma ($27+K), or those who graduated high school ($37+K). Even looking at those with a college education she earns nearly triple the rate of $66+K annually. So here is the woman, who is concerned about the wage disparity, calling for herself to be granted an even higher salary, in direct opposition to her socialist bleatings.

To justify her demand AOC invokes the likelihood of politicians turning to outside interests, unless they get what is coming to them. The argument of “Pay us, or we’ll turn corrupt” is a disturbing piece of leverage for this newcomer to be invoking.

One of the many assured results of Socialist rulers is the corruption and graft taking place in the government. The people may starve, but 5-star meals will be had by the leadership. For Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the freshman in Congress who is an avowed promoter of socialist ideals, she is simply following that Socialist playbook. While she has spoken like a true statist when invoking the plight of workers she has also acted in true Socialist leader form.

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Justin Amash Resigns From Group He Helped Found, House Freedom Caucus

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Sometimes things move pretty quick.

Just yesterday right here on the pages of Red State I wrote a piece about the lone elected Republican in Washington D.C. who feels that President Trump should be impeached. That individual is Rep. Justin Amash from the great State of Michigan.

Here is my article from yesterday Hero Or Heel? Justin Amash After His Trump Impeachment Stance.

Now comes word that Amash has resigned from the group and the board that he helped create, the House Freedom Caucus. According to ole reliable CNN

Rep. Justin Amash on Monday stepped down from the conservative House Freedom Caucus less than a month after becoming the first Republican member of Congress to say President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses.

“I have the highest regard for them and they’re my close friends,” he told CNN. “I didn’t want to be a further distraction for the group.”

“It was a positive meeting. It wasn’t negative,” Amash said.

He emphasized his decision was voluntary and that he remains on good terms with his colleagues.

Amash had been rebuked by the Freedom Caucus after he tweeted his opinion back in May that President Trump should be impeached with what he read in the Mueller report.

The timing of this does lead to some speculation of what is in the Congressman’s future. He had not been attending meetings of the group since at least March due to his disagreements of how his colleagues were drifting closer to Trump than he liked. So the resignation now could be in response to the official rebuke he received last month and as Amash tells CNN he no longer wants to be a distraction for the others.

Possibly he is seriously considering running for the GOP nomination for Senate next year in Michigan or taking on Trump nationally. Amash recently as his town hall had not ruled out the possibility of running against Trump in some sort of capacity next year.

Only time will tell.

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It’s Not Over: Resolution Introduced in PA State House to Censure Bully Brian Sims

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Pennsylvania State Rep. Brian Sims (D) might have thought the uproar surrounding his despicable attempts at harassing and doxxing three pro-life teenagers and an elderly pro-life woman at a local Planned Parenthood were behind him, but one state legislator says not so fast.

PennLive reports on Rep. Jerry Knowles (R) and his efforts at having Sims censured over his actions:

Rep. Jerry Knowles is seeking support for a resolution that asks for Sims, a four-term Philadelphia Democrat, to be removed from the four committees of which he is a member and to bar him from being appointed to any positions or committees for the remainder of his term that expires on Nov. 30, 2020.

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House Democratic spokesman Bill Patton said previously Sims has discussed his behavior with House Democratic and Republican leaders and Democratic leaders “are satisfied it will not be repeated. Republican leaders are aware of this.” Patton did not respond to a request for comment about Knowles’ resolution late Tuesday afternoon.

Noting Sims has failed to apologize for what he did, Knowles listed his reasons for seeking the Democrat’s censure in a memo requesting co-sponsors:

On the first occasion, Representative Sims recorded himself berating, harassing, and violating the First Amendment rights of an individual, whom he labeled, an “old, white lady” for peacefully protesting and praying in public.

On the second occasion, Representative Sims again recorded himself berating, harassing others. He went a step further the second time, though, calling for the “doxing” of three minor children and one adult female. By soliciting strangers on the internet for their personal identifying information (i.e. names and addresses), Sims placed these citizens in reasonable fear for their own safety, merely because they were exercising their constitutional right to peacefully protest.

It should be noted that Representative Sims also used his elected position to intimidate the individuals with whom he was interacting, clearly stating on the videos that he was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

As part of my censure resolution, I ask that Representative Sims be removed as a member of all standing committees and that he receives no appointments to any positions or committees that fall under the authority of the Speaker or House Leadership, for the remainder of this term.

Since that time, numerous co-sponsors have signed on to the resolution. You can read the full text of House Resolution 387 here.

Knowles is right. To date, Sims has not apologized to the women he stalked at the Philadelphia Planned Parenthood.

The resolution is being well-received by pro-life groups, according to Life News HQ:

Maria V. Gallagher, legislative director of the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation, praised the effort.

“Women and girls should not be harassed simply for exercising their First Amendment rights,” Gallagher told LifeNews. “For the sake of the dignity of women, the Constitution, and the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, this resolution deserves passage.”

The Pennsylvania General Assembly is controlled by Republicans. The state’s governor, Tom Wolf, is a Democrat who issued a tepid statement on the Sims bullying incidents last month.

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Beto O’Rourke Says Eliminating Citizenship Test for New Immigrants is ‘Something For Us To Think About’

2020 Democratic Presidential candidate and former backbencher Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) said that eliminating the citizenship test is “something for us to think about” at a candidate forum at Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa over the weekend.

Yahoo News national political reporter Brittany Shepherd was among the reporters present who reported on O’Rourke’s comments, noting that he was replying to another panelist who characterized the citizenship test as a “structural barrier for immigrants.”

According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website, the citizenship test has two parts, one to test English proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing, and another to test civics knowledge. The USCIS has study materials and practice tests available on the website as well.

The civics portion is drawn from a list of 100 possible questions. Applicants are asked up to ten questions and must answer at least six correctly in order to pass. Applicants get two chances to take the English and civics tests per application, and if they fail either portion, will be retested on that portion between 60 and 90 days from the date of the original interview.

The test has generally been regarded as something that requires study, testing knowledge that many immigrants might not already know, but not overly onerous.

More importantly, the inclusion of concepts like democracy, freedom of speech and other rights, and free elections, are a crucial part of integrating a new immigrant into the American system.

The test needs to be fair, the scoring system clear and simple, and the materials potentially subject to testing readily available, and the overall administration of the test conducted in a transparent and ethical manner. But to suggest that immigrants not show basic proficiency in English and American history and our system of government is absurd.

Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) called O’Rourke’s suggestion “stunning” and proof that the Democratic presidential candidates were “embracing the far left, fringy, extreme wing of their party.” Twitchy had more reactions to this radical proposal.

Debates about immigration and what reforms would improve our system are a good and valid discussion, and to be expected as the 2020 elections rapidly approach. However, eliminating a basic test that asks an immigrant to prove a basic proficiency in our language and civics, and commitment to the American system, is a terrible idea that would only serve to make the system worse.

Read my RedState article archive here.

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Oops: AOC Tweets Support for OTC Birth Control, Gets Schooled on Where Her Party Stands on It

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As she often does, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY-14) took to the Twitter machine on Friday to post her thoughts for the day. Included on her thought list was a show of support for over the counter birth control.

There’s just one problem: She’ll probably have more trouble convincing her own side to support OTC birth control than she will Republicans – because Democrats have opposed previous Republican efforts to make this a reality, as Townhall‘s Katie Pavlich noted in a tweet to the freshman Congresswoman:

Conservative commentator Stephen Miller pointed out this inconvenient truth as well:

Here’s the story from the 2015 Hill article Miller referenced:

Democratic senators are launching a push to protect ObamaCare’s contraception mandate, which they say would be in jeopardy if the upper chamber’s Republicans win approval for their own birth control bill.

Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) on Tuesday unveiled a bill to keep in place the rule that insurance companies must cover contraception, even if certain methods, like birth control pills, become available without a prescription.

The bill is a direct rebuke to Senate Republicans who are trying to champion the issue of over-the-counter birth control. That GOP bill has drawn fire from reproductive health groups like Planned Parenthood Action Fund, however, that warn the legislation would force women to again pay out of pocket for their birth control.

On the cost front, AOC is more in line with her party. She tacked on the “should be free” bit in another tweet soon after her first one, not explaining – of course – that it wouldn’t actually be free:

In 2016, candidate Trump came out in support of birth control without a prescription, but Democrats have consistently been the barriers to making this a reality.

In March, Republican Senators Joni Ernst (R–IA) and Cory Gardner (R–CO) put forth the “Allowing Greater Access to Safe and Effective Contraception Act” which, according to Reason, “would help federal regulators fast-track the approval process for converting hormonal contraceptive pills from prescription to over-the-counter drug status.”

This is their second attempt at getting this act to pass. Ernst touted a similar bill on her website in January 2017. Gardner teamed up with former Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) in 2015 for a similar bill, the one Democrats went on record opposing.

The March bill is now languishing in the Senate Finance Committee.

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Brianna Wu Tweets a Glorious Self-Own After Dan Crenshaw Destroys Her Lecture on Christian Teachings

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It all started out with a tweet from failed 2018 Democratic Congressional candidate Brianna Wu (MA), who claimed that conservative writer Matt Walsh was a fake Christian:

Walsh fired back with what should have been the end of the argument:

But Wu wasn’t done. In her next tweet, she pulled the phony “Jesus was a liberal” card in an effort to one-up Walsh:

A number of conservatives took after Wu over her claims, including commentator Allie Beth Stuckey. But Wu was insistent that Jesus Christ was a socialist:

This back and forth caught the attention of Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX-2), who stepped in to correct Wu on her Biblical fallacies:

Wu’s response to Crenshaw was a glorious example of a self-own, as she backed down from her insinuation that Christ was a socialist and instead suggested that the Bible “says very little, if anything” on how the giving is done:

“Kyle”, a self-described atheist, summed up Stuckey’s and Crenshaw’s claims nicely:

Game, set, match.

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Donald Trump Describes His Style Perfectly In One Tweet.

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Occasionally, a story just writes itself and is done by a tweet.

I think it is safe to say that Donald Trump, who is in his 70’s, has taken to twitter like a 20 something and with the same zeal. Even before he was President, Trump loved to tweet out his comments on whatever the topic of the day was. Gone are the days of seeing the POTUS account tweet something and look for the tag B.O. at the end of a tweet to see if it was Barrack Obama, you know Trump is doing all the tweeting.

So it is not really a surprise that he has carried that penchant for tweeting over to his Presidency and people both love it and hate it with a passion. This tweet from yesterday I feel perfectly sums up his style of pushback using Twitter as his main weapon.

I know it is not at all “Presidential” to hit back at the Corrupt Media, or people who work for the Corrupt Media, when they make false statements about me or the Trump Administration. Problem is, if you don’t hit back, people believe the Fake News is true. So we’ll hit back!

President Trump does not want to go through the normal channels of how to respond to something, he wants to hit the twitter app and push to 280 characters as fast as he can to roll back the narrative. This tweet shows that he is readily admitting this is not how POTUS business has been done before and he really doesn’t care.

He is going to fight back. Case in point.

Currently, the media has been running wild about the deal announced to avoid tariffs on Mexico made by POTUS in a tweet Friday. The New York Times ran this piece Saturday about it Mexico Agreed to Take Border Actions Months Before Trump Announced Tariff Deal. The crux of the story is that this was brokered back in March so big whoop dee doo.

No matter how you feel on tariffs is not the point at this moment. Here we were in June and they still had not implemented the measures to slow down illegal immigration on the Mexcian southern border. Trump just sped that process up to get it going ASAP.

So instead of waiting for others in the media to fact check with NYT, Trump took to Twitter for these statements…

If President Obama made the deals that I have made, both at the Border and for the Economy, the Corrupt Media would be hailing them as Incredible, & a National Holiday would be immediately declared. With me, despite our record setting Economy and all that I have done, no credit!

When will the Failing New York Times admit that their front page story on the the new Mexico deal at the Border is a FRAUD and nothing more than a badly reported “hit job” on me, something that has been going on since the first day I announced for the presidency! Sick Journalism

Now I fully understand why people don’t like this. We generally like our Presidents very polished and measured in how they act and what they say. President Obama was very smooth and was very adept at smacking people down but making it sound peachy, even when he was kinda calling you a racist. This isn’t Obama’s first foray into a racially charged situation.

Trump is 100% the opposite and his loyal base would have it no other way.

Does this drive his communications staff bonkers? No doubt. Could this blowback on him? Sure.

Yet we currently have a President who has been more accessible than any other in my memory, in front of a camera, on the radio or on his weapon of choice. Twitter.

America will never be the same.

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