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Thousands of Remains from Aborted Babies Found In Illinois Abortion Doctor’s Home

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There’s a sickness surrounding abortion and those who perform it as a profession. One Illinois abortion doctor had around 2,000 fetal body parts in his home despite the fact that no abortions were ever performed there.

According to WSBT, police say the doctor who resided in South Bend passed away earlier this month. As his family went into his home to clean it out, they found the thousands of remains:

Officials say 2,246 fetal remains were found in the home of a doctor who used to perform abortions in South Bend until his license was suspended in 2015.

Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, who has a home in Will County, Illinois, passed away on September 3.

Last week his family was looking through his home in Will County following his death.

There they found the fetal remains.

According to WSBT, Klopfer had been suspended from practicing abortions back in 2015 over various violations surrounding his practice:

Klopfer used to practice out of Women’s Pavilion in South Bend. You may remember the state of Indiana suspended Klopfer’s medical license in 2015 for failing to exercise reasonable care and violating several notice and documentation requirements. He was accused of failing to report an abortion preformed on a 13-year-old.

Why someone who hadn’t practiced in the abortion field for four years would still maintain thousands of fetal baby parts in his home is confusing, but police are investigating the situation. Perhaps he was selling them, or worse, he was keeping them as trophies. I’d hate to speculate, but this is something you’d see in horror movies.

As we’ve learned from various stings in the past, major abortion providers are fully into the business of selling the body parts of aborted babies and they do have some value. Perhaps the police investigation will find something far deeper than a sick mind.

Regardless of the intent, “sick” is the only real way to describe this.

 

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Even Democrat Lawmakers Wish O’Rourke Hadn’t Said He’d Take Our Guns

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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke speaks at the Iowa Federation of Labor convention, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, in Altoona, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

It wasn’t a great moment for Democrats during the 2020 debates last week when Robert “Beto” O’Rourke promised that he was going to take our AR-15’s and AK-47’s. He even sent out a similar tweet to make sure we understood he wasn’t kidding. While he got massive applause for it from the crowd, the majority of America wasn’t so keen on it, and actually began dogpiling onto O’Rourke.

But it wasn’t just pro-gun Americans and right-leaning voters that thought O’Rourke’s declaration was foolish. Democrat politicians did too, namely Sen. Christopher Coons of Deleware, who went on CNN on Friday to foretell that O’Rourke’s gun grab promise is going to haunt Democrats for years according to The Hill

“I frankly think that that clip will be played for years at Second Amendment rallies with organizations that try to scare people by saying that Democrats are coming for your guns,” Coons, an ally of former Vice President Joe Biden in the Democratic race, told CNN’s Poppy Harlow in an interview.

He’s not wrong. Those who like and want to keep their guns are consistently up against a Democrat party that has tried to restrict them in one way or another, and from time to time. However, we’ve always heard that they don’t want to take away our guns, just certain ones, or make them harder to get for everyone’s safety.

From time to time, however, Democrats or gun grabbers like O’Rourke will say something that proves gun owners’ fears right. The goal of the Democrats was to ban guns, but America is a pro-gun country and in order to pass a full-on ban, the Overton window would have to be moved little by little.

O’Rourke just gave up the game. This was even mentioned by The Hill:

O’Rourke’s statement confirms the fears of many Republicans and gun rights advocates who say the ultimate goal of the gun control movement is government confiscation of firearms.

“When you really understand what the endgame of the left is, it’s literally mandatory buybacks or as I call it: confiscation. This is a step-by-step process for them,” Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) told The Hill Thursday when asked about the debate over expanded background checks for firearms sales.

 

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Trump At The G-7 Summit Looking For Egyptian President: ‘Where’s My Favorite Dictator?’

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The Wall Street Journal reported a rather amusing anecdote from the August G-7 summit in Biarritz, France.

Inside a room of the ornately decorated Hotel du Palais, President Trump awaited a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi.

“Where’s my favorite dictator?” Mr. Trump called out in a voice loud enough to be heard by the small gathering of American and Egyptian officials. Several people who were in the room at the time said they heard the question.

The witnesses said they believed the president made the comment jokingly, but said his question was met by a stunned silence.

Although some may have found Trump’s remark to be inappropriate in such a formal setting, I think Trump’s sense of humor is one of his greatest assets. It helps him to establish closer ties and to build bridges with leaders he otherwise has little in common with. Humor is a language everyone understands.

This obviously wasn’t the first time the two have met. In 2017, Trump hosted a state visit from Sisi and the two appear to have maintained a friendly relationship.

Following their meeting, Trump told reporters that he “celebrated his relationship with Mr. Sisi, noting that the two leaders had begun talking with each other soon after Mr. Trump won the presidential election in 2016.”

Trump said, “We understood each other very well. He’s a very tough man, I will tell you that. But he’s also a good man, and he’s done a fantastic job in Egypt. Not easy.”

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Hilarious! Trump Tells A Joke, And The Washington Post Fact-Checks It

 

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During a speech at the Republican retreat on Thursday night in Baltimore, President Trump explained why he’s not a fan of new, energy-efficient lightbulbs.

In the clip below, he tells his audience, “The light’s no good. I always look orange.” And the crowd loved it.

Clearly, the President was joking. But that didn’t stop the Washington Post from fact-checking his comment.

Yes, really.

In an article entitled “Trump blamed energy-saving bulbs for making him look orange. Experts say probably not,” writer Rebecca Tan weighs in:

The comment drew laughs from the audience, though it was not immediately clear whether the president meant it in jest or in earnest. The White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

It is true that bulbs have different light temperatures, but the effect this has on someone’s complexion is typically not very significant, said Jocelyn Augustino, a D.C.-based freelance photographer.

“When you go into a family’s house, just because there are tungsten lights, I don’t think you look around the room and think everyone looks orange,” she said.

In situations where the president is being photographed or filmed, professional photographers will know to adjust the white balance so that it is accurate to what is being seen in person, she added. “It’s video or photo 101.”

Tamzin Smith, a portrait photographer in Rockville, Md., pointed out that Trump’s orange complexion is visible even when he is photographed against white backgrounds. If bulbs were responsible for casting a warm glow, anything white in a photo of the president — including the background, a white shirt, or even his teeth — should also be orange.

“You can see that even when his teeth are white, his skin is orangey-red,” Smith said. “It’s definitely not the lighting.”

A clear case of Trump Derangement Syndrome.

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Kamala Harris Nears Cancellation

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Kamala Harris had a bad night last night.

If you didn’t watch it, you weren’t alone. No doubt many preferred watching a bad NFL football game or reruns of Seinfeld to whatever it was that happened on that stage in Texas. We heard the laundry list of liberal lunacy and false promises. Banning semi-automatics, climate change, social justice, etc. Nothing new, but that doesn’t make it any less comforting.

Harris was especially cringeworthy though. She almost appeared inebriated at times. Take this clip for example.

If you can’t watch it, she’s giggling like a school girl while badly delivering a “yes, we can” joke in response to Biden pointing out she’s not a dictator who can do whatever she wants with executive orders.

Much more concerning than her horrible comedic skills though is her positioning in the race, which continues to spook her donors. Things are starting to come to a head now.

Grim is never a word you want to hear about your campaign. CNBC has the report.

Sen. Kamala Harris’ debate performance on Thursday failed to impress many of her party’s big-money donors who were on the fence about her candidacy.

Going into the Democratic primary debate in Houston, Harris’ closest supporters privately acknowledged that if the senator from California did not come out swinging against her opponents and clearly define her policies, wealthy donors could shy away from her campaign.

Many of them were hoping for a repeat of the aggressive tactics she used in the first debate, when she took on former Vice President Joe Biden for his willingness to work with segregationists as a senator in the 1970s.

Now these sources say that those uncommitted contributors are still not convinced they can dedicate their expansive networks to her cause alone.

When the money stops flowing, things can end very quickly.

“I don’t think anything has changed, and it’s been grim,” this person said. Donors believe that on the debate stage Harris is still “unclear about her message and strategy,” this person said. They liked the “Trump focus,” this person said, “but there was too much odd laughter and canned lines.”

This person added that most of their donors want to help former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., or South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

This is all predictable. I’ll pat myself on the back again by reminding everyone that I said Harris was a sucker’s bet the day after her supposedly “game-changing” first debate performance. She simply doesn’t have the charisma and she comes across as a fraud. Those are never qualities to lack if you want to connect with voters and create excitement.

The Democratic primary is essentially a three horse race right now and Bernie Sanders is mostly a mirage. He simply doesn’t have the ability to build a majority. What’s most likely to happen is that Sanders and Warren continue to split the crazy vote while Biden coasts down the middle. Harris is fast approaching not even being a factor. After her failure last night, she has no path to climb back in the race and with her donors bailing, cancellation is near.

 

 

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‘Morning Joe’s’ Mika Goes Full Maury, Questions the Paternity of Barron Trump

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On Friday morning, MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski took a novel approach to news and commentary: She turned into Maury Povich.

The Morning Joe chick went full “Who’s your daddy” with regard to 13-year-old Barron Trump.

Joe — Mika’s husband — referenced a comment from POTUS two days before:

“We’re going to have Donald Trump, yesterday — I think it was yesterday — in the White House, talking about ‘Melania’s son.’”

Mika theorized:

“Maybe it is Melania’s son…”

“It is Melania’s son?” Joe volleyed.

Take it away, Maury…uh, Mika:

“Well, that’s what he was saying. He was saying it was just her son. It’s not — that’s just what he said.”

Joe: “Let me get back to Biden, because I don’t know exactly what you’re saying.”

“It seems that he didn’t remember Barron’s name or…”

“Just stop, just stop,” the hubs halted.

As noted by The Daily Wire, on Wednesday, the President was speaking to reporters about vaping:

“[It] has become a very big business as I understand it, like a giant business in a very short period of time. But we can’t allow people to get sick, and we can’t have our youth be so affected. And I’m hearing it, and that’s how the First Lady got involved. She’s got a son, together, that is a beautiful young man and she feels very, very strongly about it.”

Therefore, apparently, Trump ain’t the pops.

Perhaps you frequently wonder how comments made about Trump would be received, were they spoken about Obama. If not, this might be a good opportunity for ya to start.

Social media noticed the daytime-talk-show low of it all:

I’ll say this, though: Mika’s not necessarily soiling the network’s reputation. It’s got a great history, and no one can take that away:



-ALEX

 

See 3 more pieces from me:

MSNBC Talks Trump Removal Due To His Mental State From Alzheimer’s, But I’ve Got Something More Serious For You

Don Jr. Makes A Fool Of MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, Turns The Tables On Yet Another Absurd Accusation

Ridiculous Roundup: The Media Filled Its Pants Over America’s 4th Of July Celebration – Before It Even Happened

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Beto O’Rourke Is Coming for Your Fully Semi-Automatic Grenade Launcher

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You want authentic? You want pandering? Well, Beto O’Rourke has you covered.

With a campaign that’s flat-lined since nearly day one, Beto has decided to make gun control his chief issue. He apparently feels he can use the dead bodies from a shooting in his home town of El Paso to propel his political fortunes into winning territory. That isn’t happening but it doesn’t mean he’s not going to keep trying.

That was on full display last night at the third Democratic debate, where Beto once again reiterated that he’s coming for your guns with force.

It’s a weapon designed to kill people on a battlefield that wasn’t actually designed for military use, but hey Beto says it so it must be true. You certainly aren’t going to see any media outlets fact-checking this stuff as they are all in on the movement to ban semi-automatic weapons. MSNBC was even describing such lunacy as a “moderate position” last night because of course they are.

Because Beto is the most robotic, fraudulent candidate in recent history, he’s decided to go all on in social media on taking law abiding citizens’ guns.

Then Beto decided he was going to beg for money and this was the result.

Yes, that’s a fully automatic M4 with grenade launcher and silencer. So very menacing. Also so very not legal for almost anyone in the country to own. The few people that do own fully automatic weapons in the United States do so after spending a ton of money and going through a ton of government scrutiny. There’s a reason you never see them used in crimes.

There was one thing missing though.

In all seriousness, what Beto is doing here is profoundly dangerous. No, he’s not going to be President, but he’s whipping the left up into a frenzy on this issue that could lead us to a tipping point. If any Democrat politician actually succeeds in trying to confiscate legally owned firearms in violation of the constitution, it’s not going to end well.

Everyone needs to take a deep breath. You don’t stop mass killers by taking guns from normal people. The worst school shooting in our history was done with a pistol. Violence finds a way and that’s why focusing on mental health and enforcing current laws (which have often been ignored by authorities in these cases) is the only viable path forward.

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McCabe Lawyers, Citing WaPo Report That Grand Jury Declined to Indict, Push DOJ To ‘End Proceedings’

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On Thursday, we heard the bombshell news that the DOJ had rejected fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe’s appeal of the decision to recommend charges against him.

On Thursday night, McCabe’s lawyers sent an inquiry to US Attorney Jesse Liu and several other DOJ prosecutors. They cited a Washington Post report from the morning which said that a grand jury had already met and had declined to indict McCabe.

The Washington Post report they refer to said “a grand jury was recently summoned back after a months-long hiatus to consider the case” but “came and went with no public charges being filed.” A second article appeared in the New York Times which had cited the Washington Post report as their source.

The email, sent by McCabe lawyer Michael Bromwich, said they had heard “rumors from reporters starting this morning that the grand jury considering charges against Mr. McCabe had declined to vote an indictment.”

According to the Washington Post, “Bromwich noted he had “no independent knowledge of whether the reporting is accurate” but suggested that if it was, prosecutors should abandon their effort. He also wrote that, based on a Thursday discussion with federal prosecutors, “it is clear that no indictment has been returned.”

Bromwich added:

If this is the case, the only fair and just result is for you to accept the grand jury’s decision and end these proceedings.

In substance, the decision whether to resubmit a case, following a no true bill, to the same grand jury — or submit the case to a new grand jury — is entrusted to your discretion. We believe that for the reasons we have presented to you and the Deputy Attorney General in person and in writing, you should not resubmit this case.

(Note: A “no true bill” case refers to a situation when grand jurors are asked to bring an indictment and decline to do so.)

Bromwich sent a second email which said, “Please confirm that, if this in fact occurred, you would advise us promptly.”

Fox News points out that “it is rare for a grand jury not to indict when presented evidence by prosecutors.” They also note that grand juries are known for their secrecy, so this was highly unusual.

According to The Lawfare blog, Rule 6(e) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure forbids the government, court officials or grand jurors from disclosing matters before the grand jury.

If the grand jury did convene as rumored on Thursday, Lawfare said there are two possibilities.

The first is that the jury failed to obtain the necessary votes to indict McCabe. And they stress that this almost never happens. Lawfare said there is “an old saying that a prosecutor can get a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich.”

The other outcome is that the grand jury voted to indict, but the record remains under seal.

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Desperate Presidential Candidate Julian Castro Fundraises off His Cheap Shot Memory Attack on Joe Biden

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Julian Castro proved one thing beyond a shadow of a doubt at Thursday night’s Democratic debate.

He’s as classless and nasty as his twin brother Joaquin, who is a member of Congress.

You’ll remember last month that Julian endorsed his brother’s despicable campaign to intimidate Trump donors in his Congressional district into silence by way of doxxing those who had contributed the maximum amount to the President’s reelection campaign.

As if that wasn’t sleazy enough, last night during the debate Castro delivered a low blow to Joe Biden that had pretty much everyone coming down against him. For those who didn’t watch the debate, here’s what happened:

At issue is Biden’s plan to allow for a so-called “public option” for Obamacare that would allow people to have government-run health insurance or keep their private insurance plans. He said anyone could qualify and “buy in,” and that “anyone who can’t afford it gets automatically enrolled in the Medicare-type option,” meaning they wouldn’t have to pay.

But Castro, pointing to his poor grandmother’s struggles with diabetes, criticized Biden’s plan for leaving 10 million uninsured people and said former President Obama “wanted every single person in this country covered. My plan would do that. Your plan would not.”

Biden bristled: “They do not have to buy in. They do not have to buy in.”

That’s when Castro sprung.

“You just said that two minutes ago. You just two minutes ago they would have to buy in,” Castro said.

Biden started to say that “poor people anyone like your grandmother who has no money,” but Castro was busy zeroing in on his memory as jeers and cheers erupted from the crowd.

“Are you forgetting what you said two minutes ago? Are you forgetting already what you said just two minutes ago?” Castro said. “I can’t believe that you said two minutes ago that they had to buy in and now you’re saying they don’t have to buy in. You’re forgetting that.”

Watch:

As it turns out, a review of the tape showed Castro was the one who forgot what Biden said “two minutes ago”:

Castro’s vicious attack against Biden based on his age reminds me of other Democrats who question President Trump’s mental health. There’s just no call for it.

I know conservatives and Republicans alike have joked about Biden’s numerous gaffes over the years, but over the summer so many of them happened in a row that I stopped chuckling and started wondering if there was something else going on, something more serious and troubling concerning Biden’s health and age.

Also, while it’s true that Castro’s attack on Biden is a blue on blue thing, and as a Republican I should be rooting for the candidates to destroy each other, I feel that there are some lines that shouldn’t be crossed – and this is one of them. If these types of attacks between candidates are allowed to stand in the primary unchallenged, imagine what it would be like during the general election campaign season when the floodgates open with Democrats lining up to smear Trump with questions about his mental health and Republicans questioning Biden (assuming he’s the nominee) about his memory?

There are ways for people to raise questions about Biden’s health and age without making complete a**ses out of themselves. But just like his brother Joaquin, there are no lows to which Julian will not sink, and no apologies in the aftermath which will be given.

In fact, Julian Castro is so proud of himself over his attack (which he absurdly claimed was not about his age), that he is now fundraising off of it:

“I had a critical choice to make on the debate stage last night,” Castro, a former Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secretary, said in an email to supporters. “I could either play it safe and give Vice President Biden a free pass like everyone else. Or I could speak up, challenge the conversation, and demand answers for you and your family.”

“I’m not in this race to play it safe. This fight — our fight — is too important to me to stay quiet when what I hear doesn’t add up,” he continued. “I spent every second on that stage fighting for you — and now I’m being attacked for it.”

“This is now the biggest obstacle I have ever faced. Can I count on you to take a stand for me with $5?”

Got that? Castro says he selflessly (and erroneously) took an cheap shot against an aging candidate because he’s looking out for the voters, not for himself.

What bull crap. I know they say all is fair in love, war, and politics, but these type of gutter tactics are what people whose polling numbers have consistently been in the basement do when nothing else works.

His desperation shows. And it stinks.

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DOJ Inspector General Submits Long Awaited Draft Report On Alleged FISA Abuse to Attorney General

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DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz wrote a letter on Friday to lawmakers informing them that his investigation is now complete and that a draft copy of his much-anticipated report on alleged FISA abuses during the course of the Russian collusion investigation has been delivered to Attorney General William Barr. In his letter, he stated his team has “reviewed over one million records and conducted over 100 interviews, including several of witnesses who only recently agreed to be interviewed.” Horowitz and his team have been working on this investigation since the spring of 2018.

The first “reluctant witness” he refers to is Christopher Steele, the author of the dossier. Steele was hired by opposition research firm Fusion GPS. His work was funded by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the DNC with money funneled through Washington law firm, Perkins, Coie. (This firm represented the Clinton campaign.)

The other last minute witness is former State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Kathleen Kavalec, who met with Steele, quickly assessed his agenda and notified the FBI ten days before they applied for the first warrant to spy on Trump campaign advisor Carter Page. This was the last of three warnings the FBI received before using Steele’s unverified dossier as the basis of their first FISA application and for three renewals.

The IG report will answer the question we have been asking for two years. Did James Comey’s FBI acquire warrants to spy on Trump campaign advisor Carter Page illegally? If the recent buzz is correct, the report concludes that all four warrants were obtained illegally.

Horowitz wrote, “We have now begun the process of finalizing our report by providing a draft of our factual findings to the department and the FBI for classification determination and marking. This step is consistent with our process for reports such as this one that involve classified material.”

According to Fox News, Attorney General Bill Barr will begin the process of reviewing it. Horowitz wrote that “once the DOJ and the FBI send back a marked document relating to classified material, his team will proceed with our usual process for preparing final draft public and classified reports, and ensuring that appropriate reviews occur for accuracy and comment purposes.” He did not indicate how long this process will take. If I recall correctly, it should be about two weeks.

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