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BREAKING: Iran Begins Folding, Now Offering Concessions

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From left, the European Union high representative, Federica Mogherini; the Iranian foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif; head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organisation, Ali Akbar Salehi, the Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov; the British foreign secretary Philip Hammond; and the US secretary of state John Kerry pose for a group picture at the United Nations building in Vienna after striking a landmark nuclear deal. Joe Klamar / Pool Photo via AP

This just came over the wire.

Iran, who just last week was defiantly proclaiming they wouldn’t move an inch under Trump’s sanctions pressure, is now saying they’ll offer amendments and concessions on the Iran nuclear deal for relief.

Iran’s economy has been in shambles and their people are growing more and more restless. Last year, we saw widespread protests on the matter and the anti-America rhetoric of the Mullahs is having less of an impact in galvanizing domestic support.

As to how President Trump should respond to this? My opinion is he should laugh in their face. They had their chance to negotiate and save their regime. Let them collapse. It’s not like they can be trusted to hold to any new re-writing of the nuclear deal anyway.

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Eyes Turn to Elizabeth Warren’s Daughter Following Surprise Endorsement by the Working Families Party

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In an unexpected move, the Working Families Party (WFP) has endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) after a 60.9% showing in a party wide vote.

There are several reasons why this endorsement came as a surprise, especially to supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT). Sanders earned the party’s endorsement in 2016 with an 87% win in an online membership survey and it was widely believed he would receive it again.

Warren’s daughter, Amelia Warren Tyagi, is the Board Chair of liberal think tank, Demos. According to Demos’ 2018 tax filing, they contributed $45,000 to the WFP in 2018, their first donation ever to the party.

According to Washington Post reporter Dave Wiegel, this number (Warren’s 60.9%) combines two groups. 50% of the total, or 30.5%, is determined by the votes of WFP leaders and the other 50% is the result an online membership survey. He notes that WFP has dozens of leaders and thousands of members.

The party has been asked by skeptics to release the details of the vote, however, they have refused to do so.

In 2016, when the WFP endorsed Sanders, they released the separate vote tallies which can be viewed here.

According to the Center for Public Integrity, the Warren campaign’s treasurer remains on the board of Demos.

Given this set of circumstances, it’s only natural that Sanders’ supporters would be concerned. We won’t be too surprised to hear more about this when/if the Democratic primary turns into a two person race between Sanders and Warren.

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Speculation:

$45,000 is not a huge number so far as political contributions go, a source familiar with WFP told independent journalist Jordan Chariton that “Demos’ $$ to WFP was a “signal” that there’s more where that came from if WFP were to endorse Warren.”

Chariton’s source also informed him that, “at the time of the @ewarren endorsement that they were “broke” and expect more money to come into it as a result of Warren endorsement. In light of this news, it goes without saying….”

 

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Greta Thunberg Absolutely Loses It While Giving a UN Speech

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Environmental activist Greta Thunberg, of Sweden, addresses the Climate Action Summit in the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

This is what child abuse looks like.

Greta Thunberg is a 16 year old autistic teenager who has been thrust into the spotlight as the face of the most hysterical aspects of the climate change movement. We were first introduced to her after she sailed from Europe on a solar powered ship to the U.S. to protest the matter last month. Even then, the irrationality and hypocrisy were on full display. The ship itself was highly carbon intensive to build and her handlers had crews flying to and from Europe to pilot the thing for the cameras. Because of her age, she was immediately deemed off limits from criticism.

Apparently, she’s not going away though, if for no other reason than her parents and the most radical elements of the climate change movement won’t let her go away. This led to her giving a speech at the UN yesterday that was absolutely bonkers, but also incredibly disturbing to watch.

This isn’t just dark, it’s pure delusion.

The speech is a turn from the language she employed in her earlier public appearances. Instead of diplomatic phrasing, we see Thunberg angry, lashing out, and pushing doomsday predictions that hold no basis in science. There’s no doubt she actually believes all this stuff, but we are not headed toward a mass extinction. No one has stolen her dreams and childhood except her parents who are allowed this abuse to take place.

This is not normal and this is not a child who can be counted on to think and react rationally to what she’s being told to do. At one point, she proclaims she shouldn’t be at the UN and that she should be in school. Correct. There is no reason for a 16 year old to be speaking at the UN about things she clearly doesn’t understand. Even the worst case scenarios from the most hysterical portions of the IPCC report do not predict mass extinctions.

This is a new level of Malthusian-esque  insanity that you’d expect to here in death cults. Instead, it’s being presented as mainstream political debate. I’m not sure where this leads, but it doesn’t feel like it will be anywhere good.

Who even wrote this speech?

Manipulating an autistic child to push a nonsensical political agenda, which coincidentally revolves around re-imagining the world economy into a socialist paradise, is just disgusting. The people who are doing this to her, whether it be her parents, the left at large, or our compliant mainstream media, should be ashamed of themselves.

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President Trump Gives Greta Thunberg All the Acknowledgment She Merits in a Tweet

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Environmental activist Greta Thunberg, of Sweden, addresses the Climate Action Summit in the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

For reasons that have never been all that clear, we’re supposed to sit in rapt attention, much like Nipper, the RCA dog, at the ranting of Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager who is playing the role of the high school Jeremiah of climate alarmism. Or, more accurately, she’s playing the role of human shield for the climate alarmist nonsense with her puppeteers trying to use her age and disability to prevent any criticism of her message. Yesterday, she was at the UN where she gave a disturbing performance. Here’s that speech:

First and foremost, there is no reason that any adult should take seriously the mewlings of any teenager on a matter of global import. Once they get old enough to buy a beer, maybe then we can talk. Maybe.

I think President Trump has handled this as well as could be done. While at the UN he ignored both Thunberg and her monomania (see Nick Arama’s Greta Thunberg Encounters Trump, The Left Melts Down). And this morning he acknowledged her via Twitter:

In my view, this strikes the right tone on both occasions. Thunberg should be dismissed for what she is: a teenager who had been force-fed fear by adults and sent out to do battle on their behalf. The people behind her are monsters, but Thunberg, herself, is a victim. And the sooner we stop giving her any legitimacy, the sooner she can get her life back.

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Greta Thunberg Encounters Trump, The Left Melts Down

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg, center, joins a coalition of youth climate leaders and environmental groups during a climate strike outside the United Nations, Friday Aug. 30, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

There was an unexpected encounter at the United Nations yesterday that set off some fireworks both in the halls and then on social media.

16 year old climate activist Greta Thunberg was there to deliver a fiery speech before the United Nations Climate Summit. While her speech was embraced as “powerful” by many on the left, those on the right looked at the speech and truly worried about what the climate change cult was doing to the girl.

But as she was leaving her speech, she suddenly encountered security and was shunted off to the side to make way for someone else.

It was President Donald Trump, on his way in to give a speech about religious freedom. You can see he didn’t even see her and basically stole the show with his presence.

She was not at all happy about it and gave his back a death stare.

Some characterized her as “staring down” Trump, others claimed that he was a “coward” for avoiding her despite it being clear that he didn’t even see her.

This from someone who works for Twitter:

And of course they celebrated her as a hero of the movement which is absolutely not a cult…

As Tom Elliott at Grabien notes:

As the face of this movement, many progressives have started depicting Thunberg in spiritual terms. ”Watching Greta Thunberg mobilize hundreds of thousands just through her presence and sincerity is like watching a 21st century version of how Saints or Miracle Workers used to emerge, shuffling whole kingdoms in the Middle Ages,” the British author Ben Judah wrote. He then compared her to the Catholic saint Joan of Arc: “Her purity, her visions of justice, apocalypse and the need to forgo. Moving millions, the way that mix has done so many times before … like an environmental Joan of Arc.”

New York Magazine also likened the teen activist to Joan of Arc: “She was the Joan of Arc of climate change, commanding a global army of teenage activists numbering in the millions and waging a rhetorical war against her elders through the unapologetic use of generational shame.” A reader wrote in response: “Greta is honestly a prophet.”

No, she isn’t.

She’s a 16 year old who has been thrust into the forefront of this movement preaching we are on the verge of an extinction event. And listening to the kids who were at the climate strike this past week, many of them are buying her message, that the world is about to end due to the evil, uncaring adults. And because of that they should panic, give up studying and be in immediate fear because the world will be unlivable in 18 months, three years or 12 years, depending on which measure you wish to believe.

Liberals have made her the face of the movement, demanding that we take what she says seriously, even inviting her to speak to the UN. But at the same time, they say she’s a child and so therefore cannot be criticized.

But there is no science supporting that the world will become unlivable in three years or that we are at this moment about to become extinct.

That isn’t reality. And we need to be calling out such fear-mongering against our children and point behind the scenes at the people, the adults, who are pushing this to serve their own political ends, like AOC, who are trying to grab more control of society, using climate change as the hammer to do it.

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Kentucky Governor Releases an Ad Fighting for Women Athletes’ Dreams of Success: ‘What if That Shot was Taken Away?’

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[Screenshot from Campaign for American Principles via YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=38&v=gb870EcuY5s]

 

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has released a new ad in his race against Democratic challenger Attorney General Andy Beshear.

The video proposes a world where Beshear-backed policies leave girls with the short end of the stick in the world of athletics.

“All female athletes want is a fair shot in competition,” the ad’s female narrator says.

“What if that shot was taken away by a competitor who claims they’re a girl, but was born a boy?”


It’s a really good question, and it’s happening to girls already — see here, here, here, and here.

Men and women, of course, are extremely different. It’s in the name of fairness that we have male and female leagues.

Here’s Joe Rogan with a great bit of explanation about all that:



The Kentucky ad summarizes:

“Andy Beshear supports legislation that would destroy girls’ sports. He calls it ‘equality.’”

Then comes the part of the ad I don’t understand: “Maybe.”

Maybe?

Moving on:

“But is it fair?” the narration asks.

In a move that I find shocking, Democrats are pushing for a day when a female boxer faces down a man who’s poised to break every bone in her face.

And this is the party for women?

Strange way of showin’ it.

-ALEX

 

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Every House Democrat But One: 234 Elected Officials Demand The Extermination Of Women’s Sports. #TimesUp

Nike Model Claims Men Can’t Be Women & Loses Her Agent. Her Next Shocker Makes Things Much Worse

Every House Democrat Voted To Crush The Dreams Of Women Athletes With The Ironically-Named ‘Equality Act’

Science Report: Sex-Based Sports Must Be Eradicated In Favor Of ‘Nuanced Approach.’ The New Criteria Are Stunning

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Bock Bock, Beto Lays Another Egg: In America, You Can Murder Transgendered Non-Whites ‘with Impunity’

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In what appears to be his lunge for obscurity, Beto does it again.

On Saturday, the 2020 hopeful — whose campaign’ll do well to make it ’til my fettuccini alfredo finishes heating in the microwave — made a startling claim: in America, murder is permissible — so long as the victim isn’t cisgender and is definitely not white.

Beto made the claim in Iowa, where he insisted he’s nowhere near too far Left.

O’Rourke was talking about fear. And for some reason, it appears, he believes those who’ll break the law against mass murder would never dare bend a rule on gun purchases.

And what kind of man do we want leading us? One who’d be “afraid” if he taught 5-year-olds:

“I would be afraid if I were a schoolteacher in a kindergarten classroom, and those kids for whom I had already sacrificed so much were up against a gunman with an AR-15 because we didn’t have the courage to stop them while we still had time.”

See? Easy peasy — make a law about guns, and presto: murderers can’t do nothin’.

He’s also under the impression that immigrants get deported. And like it’s the rapture:

“I would be afraid if I were the son of an immigrant who went to work early this morning and never came back, detained and deported back to a country he had not seen for 20 years.”

He seems to have gotten the word “immigrant” confused with someone who comes into the country by means other than immigration.

But perhaps his scariest statement was about legal murder.

Additionally, he evidently subscribes to the racial breakdown of the segregated 1940’s: There are only two races — white and non-white.

Hit it, George Wallace:

“I would be afraid if I was a trans woman of color, who could be killed with complete impunity in this country right now with no one to follow up or investigate.”

Bold claim. What if an AR-15 was involved?

He didn’t say, but Beto seems to be turning the end of a campaign into performance art. I admire his dedication to saying things that are in no way accurate and make absolutely no sense (see so much more here).

Hence, we may find that — before the next debate-O — the election gets de-Beto’d.

-ALEX

 

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The Emmy’s Viewership Craters to Record Breaking Lows

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Another Hollywood awards show — another dip in the ratings.

According to Deadline, Sunday night’s Emmy’s brought in the lowest viewership of all time, with a whopping 32 percent drop in people tuning in to Fox to see the ceremonies:

Watched by 6.9 million viewers from 8 PM to just after 11 PM ET, the hostless ceremony pulled in the smallest audience for any Emmys ever.

That’s smack is a 32% fall in sets of overall eyeballs from the Monday airing of the show on NBC last year and a 39% drop from the previous Sunday airing on CBS back in 2017. In addition, the decline this year from the last time Fox had the Emmys in 2015 is a hard to swallow 42%.

It gets worse. The glitz and glam of Hollywood is usually an attractor for younger crowds, however, they hardly showed up at all:

In terms of the key demo of adults 18-49 …well, they’ve tuned out it seems even with big wins by the much watched Game of Thrones for its final season. Pulling in a 1.6 rating among the 18-49s, last night was also an Emmy low.

This drop could be for various reasons. Many people around the key demographic would rather do something else and watch the highlights online later than sit around for the multi-hour long affair. This is a trend that has been seen when it comes to multiple things, including late shows and SNL.

What’s also not helping is the fact that many people have tuned out due to celebrities using their platforms and awards as opportunities to proselytize about social politics, and it’s always to the left. The 2019 Emmys had its share of political statements as well. People are tired of having politics injected into their escapism by people who live inside a very gilded bubble.

Unless, there’s a massive change to Hollywood as a culture, it’s unlikely that these award shows will see boosts. The trend seen is that the percentages dropping every year, and if it wants to staunch the bleeding, it will have to allow a diversity of thought at the very least. Actors giving speeches and films winning awards for their political messaging will have to go.

I wouldn’t hold my breath, though.

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Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Just Put Another Bullet Into the Latest Trump “Scandal”

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Just how much can a story targeting Donald Trump implode? Apparently, this much.

If you are short on background, on Wednesday of last week, a story broke that a “whistle-blower” had filed a complaint against President Trump. The assertion was that Trump had threatened Ukraine’s newly elected president on a phone call over investigating Joe Biden. The threat supposedly involved $250 million in military aid. After a day of full blown meltdowns on the left and in the media, the impeachment train was stopped in its tracks when it was revealed Trump had in fact not threatened Ukraine, nor offered any kind of quid pro quo.

In the end, we are left with Biden admitting to extorting Ukraine on tape and Trump simply asking if it could be looked into. Worst scandal ever.

Now, Ukraine’s foreign minister, who has read the read out of the call, just dumped even more cold water on this story.

“I know what the conversation was about and I think there was no pressure,” Prystaiko told Hromadske. “There was talk, conversations are different, leaders have the right to discuss any problems that exist. This conversation was long, friendly, and it touched on many questions, sometimes requiring serious answers.”

This is correct. Whether Democrats and the media want to admit it or not, presidents talk to foreign leaders. They inquire on many different things and it would certainly be in bounds to ask why a former VP is on tape admitting he extorted Ukraine’s former administration. There was no promise made or pressure applied here. How do I know? Because no investigation happened and the money ended up being released anyway. We are once again left arguing hypothetical nonsense, much like during the Mueller probe.

The real story here continues to be Biden bragging on camera that he extorted Ukraine’s former administration. There was no reason for Biden do what he did from a foreign policy standpoint and even if there were, the former VP knew about the grave conflicts of interests. We already know he lied about having discussed his son’s employment in Ukraine. We know the Obama administration warned him. Yet, he threatened Ukraine anyway until they fired a prosecutor who was targeting his son. That stinks to high heaven and deserves a real investigation.

We were told for years after Trump was elected that investigations are good. That the subjects of them should be thankful for their coming exoneration. Why is this any different? Why isn’t Mitt Romney demanding a probe into Biden’s actions? Why is it that investigations are only good and proper when they target Trump? Why is Biden allowed to obfuscate and dictate to the press on this matter?

None of this lost on Republican voters and they see the game is rigged.

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Sheila Jackson Lee Claims She’s Held an AR-15 then Laughably Proves She’s Never Held One

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When trying to push legislation that would affect the entire country in very drastic ways, you’d figure you’d want to sound at least a little knowledgable about the subject you’re passing laws around, but in many a Democrat’s case, it really boils down to how sensationalistic you can be. Truth be damned.

Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, for instance, told reporters that she’s held an AR-15 and began describing it. To say that the description was “off” is an understatement.

“I held an AR-15 in my hand, I wish I hadn’t. It is as heavy as 10 boxes that you might be moving. And the bullet that is utilized, a .50 caliber, these kinds of bullets need to be licensed and do not need to be on the street,” she said.

Let’s go over some obvious things. For one, AR-15’s don’t fire 50 calibur rounds, it fires 5.56 or 223. A 50 cal is so powerful that you have to have a different kind of gun to fire it. A 5.56 round has trouble penetrating trees, whereas a 50 cal is what you fire when you want to hit the guy hiding behind the refrigerator at your neighbor’s house, or at least that’s the case for some types.

Also, the average AR-15 weighs just over six pounds, with around an extra pound added after you put in a magazine filled with ammo. A large moving box by itself is just over two pounds, so three of those would equal the weight of your AR-15. Jackson Lee, however, wants us to believe an AR-15 weighs ten of these boxes on moving day, filled with items.

I feel silly even having to clear this up.

Thing is, this is the Democrat’s method when it comes to pushing agendas. It’s sensationalism and scaremongering before facts. Jackson Lee knows her constituency isn’t going to go and look up proof, so like the rest of the anti-gun Democrats, she’ll tell blatant lies that may scare people into supporting her.

The truth is likely that she’s never held an AR-15 before despite her claim that she has. It could also be possible that she held a completely different gun and thought she was holding an AR-15. Either way, she’s not coming off as knowledgable and is looking more like Steve Carells’ character in 40-Year-Old Virgin when he’s trying to describe having sex when he never has.

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