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  • The GOP Mess in Florida, Brought to You by On the Job Training at the NRSC

    04/29/2010 10:27:49 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 44 replies · 897+ views
    http://newledger.com ^ | April 29th, 2010 | by Brad Jackson
    NRSC Chairman John Cornyn said today that Florida’s GOP Senate primary has been “a learning experience” for him. If we’ll remember back to last year, Cornyn’s NRSC recruited (then Republican) Governor Charlie Crist to challenge the already announced conservative darling Marco Rubio for the open Senate seat left by the departure of Mel Martinez. Of course Rubio didn’t need a challenger, and should have been allowed to run uninterrupted from Washington. Cornyn sees that wisdom now. “In this political environment it’s not necessarily helpful for candidates running in the states to have the national party chairman” endorse them. No joke....
  • Second Lady Karen Pence Joins the PREVENTS Public Health Campaign Launch REACH

    07/07/2020 8:05:37 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 7 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | July 7, 2020 | White House
      Today, Second Lady Karen Pence participated in the launch of the PREVENTS National Health Campaign called REACH at the National Press Club. Mrs. Pence gave remarks to PREVENTS Taskforce members and leaders from veteran service organizations. As the Lead Ambassador for PREVENTS, she emphasized the need to address suicide and measures we can take to prevent it as well as the need to focus on one’s mental health and emotional well-being.“Working together, we can implement the PREVENTS roadmap and end the national tragedy of suicide,” said Second Lady Karen Pence. “Experts say suicide is preventable and we can all play a role in helping...
  • Dueling Protests Follow Suspension of Indiana Priest

    07/07/2020 11:59:14 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    Church Militant ^ | July 7, 2020 | Martina Moyski
    Dueling Protests Follow Suspension of Indiana Priest Fr. Theodore Rothrock: leftists 'serpents in the garden' CARMEL, Ind. (ChurchMilitant.com) - Protests and counterprotests are erupting over the suspension of a faithful Indiana cleric, days after his denunciation of radical leftist groups. On Sunday, supporters and critics of Fr. Theodore Rothrock faced off outside St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in Carmel. One contingent shouted "Black Lives Matter!" while the other cheered, "Go, Fr. Ted!" Father Rothrock was suspended last week after condemning anarchist groups. "Black Lives Matter, Antifa and the other nefarious acolytes of their persuasion are not the friends or allies we have been led to believe," he warned in his...
  • Ideologies Clash at Carmel Church Amid Protests Over Statements Made by Suspended Pastor

    07/06/2020 6:37:34 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    Indianapolis Star | 7/5/20 | Justin L.Mack
    Article cannot be posted due to copyright issues but click HERE to read.
  • Tucker Annihalates Sen Mike Braun for BLM Support and Qualified Immunity Bill

    06/29/2020 8:40:15 PM PDT · by Jane Long · 122 replies
    Twitter ^ | 6/29/20 | Daily Caller Twitter
    Full Tucker Carlson segment with Indiana Senator Mike Braun on his support of Black Lives Matter and bill to scale back qualified immunity: "I don't think you're going to win on this issue. I don't think the public supports you at all on this." pic.twitter.com/IhTHf0Hfcs— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) June 30, 2020
  • Buttigieg joins Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study

    06/27/2020 6:51:25 PM PDT · by John W · 41 replies
    Inside Indiana Business via WISH TV ^ | June 26, 2020 | Mary Willkom
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) – Former South Bend mayor and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has been named a 2020-2021 faculty fellow at the University of Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. Buttigieg joins a group of more than 30 faculty and student fellows who will be conducting research on the nature of trust, the institute’s 2020-2021 research theme. The university says Buttigieg will work on two research projects: one that explores how to restore trust in political institutions and another that considers the forces shaping the 2020s. As an NDIAS faculty fellow, Notre Dame says Buttigieg...
  • IN: Free Handgun Carry Permit Goes into Effect on 1 July, 2020

    06/25/2020 5:38:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 23 June, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    On April 26, 2019, Indiana HB 1284 became Public Law 107. The bill was a major reform of firearm carry law in Indiana. One of the reforms was free five-year permits for the carry of handguns in Indiana, after 1 July, 2020. Most of the reforms went into effect immediately when the bill became law. They included: Law enforcement offices were required to provide a voter registration form whenever a person applied for a license to carry a handgun.People who justifiably defended themselves with force, in most instances, were granted immunity from a civil lawsuit. If the immunity defense was...
  • Remarks by Vice President Pence in a Roundtable Discussion on School Choice | Waukesha, WI

    06/23/2020 1:25:41 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 1 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | Jun 23, 2020 | Vice President Pence and others
    Waukesha STEM Academy-Saratoga Campus Waukesha, Wisconsin  10:57 A.M. CDTTHE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you very much, Todd.  Thank you for the warm welcome.  Thank you for your great leadership as the Superintendent of the School District of Waukesha.  And I know we are just a few days away from your retirement after 36 years in education, so I wanted to invite everybody to join me in thanking you not just for hosting us today, but for a lifetime in education and the difference that you’ve made here in Wisconsin.  Thank you so much.  (Applause.)It really is an honor to...
  • New York Times: America Is Too Broken to Fight the Coronavirus

    06/23/2020 10:52:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    New York Times ^ | 06/23/2020 | Michelle Goldberg
    Graphs of the coronavirus curves in Britain, Canada, Germany and Italy look like mountains, with steep climbs up and then back down. The one for America shows a fast climb up to a plateau. For a while, the number of new cases in the U.S. was at least slowly declining. Now, according to The Times, it’s up a terrifying 22 percent over the last 14 days. As Politico reported on Monday, Italy’s coronavirus catastrophe once looked to Americans like a worst-case scenario. Today, it said, “America’s new per capita cases remain on par with Italy’s worst day — and show...
  • There Isn’t a Coronavirus ‘Second Wave’

    06/16/2020 1:48:00 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 158 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | 6/16/2020 | Vice President Mike Pence
    In recent days, the media has taken to sounding the alarm bells over a “second wave” of coronavirus infections. Such panic is overblown. Thanks to the leadership of President Trump and the courage and compassion of the American people, our public health system is far stronger than it was four months ago, and we are winning the fight against the invisible enemy.While talk of an increase in cases dominates cable news coverage, more than half of states are actually seeing cases decline or remain stable. Every state, territory and major metropolitan area, with the exception of three, have positive...
  • Are Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris on Joe Biden’s running mate shortlist?

    06/06/2020 4:06:19 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 76 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 06 2020 | Mary Kay Linge
    The Democratic Party’s veepstakes may have narrowed down to two top contenders. Out of all the potential running mates thought to be on Joe Biden’s shortlist, only two — California Sen. Kamala Harris and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren — spoke at the Texas Democratic Party’s state convention, which ended Saturday. “These things don’t happen by accident,” Democratic strategist Brad Bannon told The Post. “I think those two are getting an audition in Texas.”
  • VIDEO: When Will Jacobin Left Demand Biden Removal from Democrat Ticket?

    06/07/2020 10:14:53 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 36 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 7, 2020 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO Just as the Jacobins of the French Revolution ended up eating their own including Danton and Robespierre, we are now seeing the Jacobin Left in America doing the same. The latest example was when the the squishy liberal mayor of Minneapolis, Jacob Frey, was just denounced and booed because he would not agree to defunding the police department which, of course, would mean its abolition. So the question has to be asked, how long before the Jacobin Left demand the removal of the author of the 1994 crime bill, Joe Biden, from the Democrat ticket? If Frey is...
  • Senate letter to President Trump Supporting H-2B Guest Worker Visa Program

    06/05/2020 2:02:50 PM PDT · by jroehl · 18 replies
    US Senate ^ | May 26, 2020 | US Senate
    May 27, 2020 The Honorable Donald J. Trump President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Trump, We write today to urge you to consider the important role non-immigrant temporary visa programs will play in aiding post-pandemic economic recovery in America. Any changes to these programs should be very narrowly tailored to prevent additional damage to the already struggling American small businesses who rely on the assistance made possible through these visas. The coronavirus pandemic has brought devastating loss of life and livelihood across our country. As we begin to reopen,...
  • Indiana holds delayed primary with some facing long lines (masks optional)

    06/02/2020 5:14:00 PM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    AP via Stl Today ^ | 6/02/20 | Tom Davies
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana’s first election to feature widespread mail-in balloting concluded Tuesday with long lines in Indianapolis delaying the closure of in-person voting locations. Nearly 550,000 voters requested mail-in ballots - more than 10 times the number cast during the 2016 primary - after coronavirus concerns prompted officials to delay the primary by four weeks from its original May 5 date. Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden easily won Indiana's delegates in their respective primaries. Indianapolis voters faced waits of an hour or more at several voting locations throughout the day as Marion County had 22...
  • Oddsmakers: Elizabeth Warren would be drag as Biden running mate

    05/14/2020 4:02:58 PM PDT · by kevcol · 40 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 14, 2020 | Seth McLaughlin
    “Though the change is small, it could be an indication that many believe Warren would not positively contribute to winning swing voters,” said Alex Donohue, analysts for U.S. Bookies. “It’s also worth noting that choosing other top candidates, such as [Senators] Kamala Harris or Amy Klobuchar, would not have this negative effect on Biden’s chances, and his odds would remain 13/10.”
  • How And Why America’s Food System Is Cracking

    05/14/2020 6:36:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 14, 2020 | Christopher Bedford
    Before government shut the nation down, Americans ate half their meals outside home. The farmers who served restaurants and cafeterias are dumping meat, veggies, and milk. And it's going to get worse. America’s food system is cracking.People are still eating, farmers are still farming, and grocery stores are still open, but in areas around the country, shoppers looking for meat, milk, and other products find empty shelves and limits on what they can purchase — all while farmers from coast to coast are forced to dump milk, plow up vegetables, and euthanize livestock. So what’s happening, and why?There isn’t a...
  • Mike Pence: 'I'd be happy' to see Michael Flynn back in the Trump administration

    05/10/2020 4:45:02 PM PDT · by Libloather · 44 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/10/20 | Jamie Ehrlich
    Washington (CNN) Vice President Mike Pence said he would be "happy" to see President Donald Trump's first national security adviser Michael Flynn back in the administration years after Trump fired him for lying about his contacts with Russia. **SNIP** During a pre-taped interview with Axios published Sunday, Pence was asked about bringing Flynn back into the Trump administration. The President said in April that he would consider bringing back Flynn. "I think Gen. Michael Flynn is an American patriot, he served this country with great distinction," Pence said in an excerpt of the interview. "And for my part, I'd be...
  • Ted Cruz Compares Joe Scarborough To A ‘Teenage Girl Throwing Her Panties At The Latest Boy Band’

    05/09/2020 9:55:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 36 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 5/8/2020 | Virginia Kruta
    Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz fired back Friday at MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough, comparing the “Morning Joe” host to a “teenage girl throwing her panties at the latest boy band.” The exchange began when Scarborough, along with a number of others, shared a deceptively-edited video of Vice President Mike Pence from late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel. The video made it appear as though Pence was pretending to deliver medical supplies into a Virginia nursing home while he really only carried empty boxes — but Pence actually did take part in delivering the supplies.
  • Ted Cruz feuds with Joe Scarborough, says host chased Trump 'like a teenage girl throwing her panties at a boy band'

    05/09/2020 12:24:58 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 08 2020
    Things got pretty ugly on Twitter between Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas., and MSNBC host Joe Scarborough over their evolving attitudes toward President Trump. The feud began after Scarborough shared a now-debunked video originally created by Jimmy Kimmel depicting Vice President Mike Pence carrying "empty" boxes of PPE into a hospital supposedly for just a photo-op. However, fuller footage from C-SPAN showed Pence helping out with full boxes of PPE and later jokingly asked that the remaining boxes, which were empty, could be used "just for the camera." Scarborough shared the video, not knowing that Twitter labeled it as "manipulated media,"...
  • No, Mike Pence Did Not Deliver Empty Boxes To A Nursing Home For A Publicity Stunt

    05/08/2020 10:03:36 AM PDT · by jaydubya2 · 24 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | May 8th 2020 | David Mack
    A viral clip from comedian Jimmy Kimmel was edited to remove some important context. On his Thursday night show, late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel used a clip of Pence at the nursing home to suggest there was nothing inside the boxes. "Since it was going so well and also because he didn't realize he had a mic on, Magic Mike decided to keep it going," said Kimmel. "Listen in closely here." Kimmel then cut to video showing the vice president inquiring about the last boxes in the van before being told they were empty. "Well, can I carry the empty ones?...