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  • Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Back in The Spotlight (recall signatures due today)

    05/28/2024 3:58:04 AM PDT · by cotton1706
    WTAQ ^ | 5/28/24
    Recall petitions against Representative Robin Vos are due today at the Wisconsin Elections Commission. This is the second effort by Vos opponents to recall the Republican Assembly Speaker. The first fell short of the signatures needed. If the signatures do get turned in, there are a series of deadlines, including an opportunity for Vos to challenge and for petitioners to respond. If the commission eventually finds the petitions sufficient, state law requires an election to be scheduled for the sixth Tuesday after that ruling. That would be August 6. If a primary is needed, it would be August 6 with...
  • Texas runoff election: Will Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan hang onto his seat? (today!)

    05/28/2024 3:46:40 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 4 replies
    Fox 7 Austin ^ | 5/27/24 | John Krinjak
    Will Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan hang onto his seat? And will Gov. Greg Abbott succeed in ousting Republicans who blocked his school choice voucher plan? Those are the big questions on the eve of Tuesday’s primary runoff elections in Texas. In order to keep his speakership, Phelan first has to win his primary runoff race in his home district Tuesday against GOP challenger David Covey. "It is a real knife fight there on the coast," said Scott Braddock, editor of quorumreport.com. Former President Trump has endorsed Covey, and Attorney General Ken Paxton blasted Phelan on social media Monday, exactly...
  • Texas runoffs put Republican Rep. Tony Gonzales, state's GOP House speaker in middle of party feud (today!)

    05/28/2024 3:38:04 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 2 replies
    AP ^ | 5/28/24 | Him Vertuno
    U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales of Texas is out to save his job Tuesday in a GOP primary runoff that has put rifts within the party on display. Gonzales, who has clashed with some of his hard-right colleagues in Washington and drawn a rebuke from the state party, is in a race against Brandon Herrera, a gun-rights YouTube creator with more than 3 million followers. Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan also faces a tough challenge that could see him ousted from his powerful seat, upending the Republican-controlled Legislature. Phelan angered conservatives for leading the 2023 impeachment of state Attorney General Ken...
  • Here’s why the case against Trump should end in ‘not guilty’

    05/27/2024 10:00:01 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 48 replies
    new york post ^ | 5/27/2024 | Jonathan Turley
    With the closing arguments set for Tuesday in the trial of former president Donald Trump, defense counsel are in a rather curious position. There is still debate among legal experts as to the specific crime that District Attorney Alvin Bragg is alleging. Trump’s lawyers are defending a former president who is charged under a state misdemeanor which died years ago under the statute of limitations. It was then zapped back into life in the form of roughly three dozen felonies by claiming that bookkeeping violations — allegedly hiding payments to Stormy Daniels to ensure her silence about a supposed affair...
  • The Closing of the Internet Mind

    05/27/2024 3:55:09 PM PDT · by CFW · 35 replies
    Brownstone Institute ^ | 5/27/24 | Jeffrey A. Tucker, Debbie Lerman, Aaron Kheriaty
    You have surely heard that your search results on Google (with 92 percent share of the search market) reflect not your curiosities and needs but someone or something else’s views on what you need to know. That’s hardly a secret. And on Facebook, you are likely inundated by links to official sources to correct any errors you might carry in your head, as well as links to corrections to posts as made by any number of fact-checking organizations. You have likely also heard of YouTube videos being taken down, apps deleted from stores, and accounts being canceled across a variety...
  • TOMORROW! Runoff elections in Texas

    05/27/2024 12:43:38 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 20 replies
    If you live in Texas and haven't already voted, go vote tomorrow! Let's hope Speaker Phelan gets the boot!
  • Is the Electoral College 'un-American?'

    05/27/2024 10:32:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/27/2024 | Jerry Newcombe
    Last week, Joy Behar of “The View” on ABC called the Electoral College “un-American.”Oh my. Perhaps we could call her an “Electoral College dropout”?The Constitution says that “We the people” are in charge of our country, but we act through our elected representatives. The provision for the Electoral College can be found in the Constitution in Article II, Section 1, Clause 2. It’s in America’s foundational document — despite Joy Behar’s claim that it’s “un-American.” The gist of it is that we don’t directly elect the president, but we do vote for those who do so. The Constitution provides a...
  • Audie Leon Murphy

    05/27/2024 9:06:44 AM PDT · by Varsity Flight · 41 replies
    Association of the United States Army ^ | Association of the United States Army
    https://www.ausa.org/audie-leon-murphy#:~:text=He%20lived%20only%20forty-six%20years%2C%20yet%20he%20made,years%20of%20schooling%20and%20was%20orphaned%20at%20sixteen. Most decorated soldier in United States History
  • Latest Alito Flag ‘Scandal’ Shows How The Left Thinks Being An American Is Un-American

    05/26/2024 11:47:13 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 43 replies
    AMAC Newsline ^ | 24 May, 2024 | Jarrett Stepman
    Appealing to heaven is “provocative,” says The New York Times. The Times reported Wednesday that—gasp—Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito flew an “Appeal to Heaven” flag last year at his vacation home in New Jersey. “Another Provocative Flag Was Flown at Another Alito Home,” reads the Times’ headline. The story comes on the heels of a media-concocted “scandal” revealing that Alito flew an upside-down flag outside his house for a few days in early 2021. We are led to believe that the first incident means that Alito is a violent, insurrectionist supporter of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot or something. Alito...
  • Asked to pick between reality and Trump, the right’s choice is easy

    05/26/2024 6:36:28 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 30 replies
    Washington Post via MSN ^ | May 25, 2024 | Philip Bump
    There’s a large region of the right-wing media ecosystem that is littered with those always-disappointing carbon-snake fireworks. Touch one of them with a spark and it springs to life, pushing out an unbroken chain of detritus. Eventually it dies out, leaving a mess, but there are other sparks and other snakes still to be lit. On Tuesday, filings from Donald Trump’s federal indictment served as a spark. The mess that followed was unusual only in its hyperbole: because the FBI included documentation about how to handle contingencies in its August 2022 search of Mar-a-Lago, including limiting the use of firearms,...
  • Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby Sentenced for Fraud and Perjury, Must Forfeit Florida Condo

    05/25/2024 8:58:11 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/25/2024 | Jazz Shaw
    The years-long saga of former Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's downfall and criminal processing may finally be at a close. This week, she went to court to learn her fate after multiple convictions for fraud and perjury. The prosecution had been seeking a two-year prison sentence, while Mosby's attorneys had pleaded for probation. As so often happens in these cases, the judge decided to split the baby and handed down a sentence of one year of home detention followed by three years of supervised release. She was also ordered to forfeit her condominium in Florida that she and her husband...
  • NBC News Reporter Is Blown Away by Trump's Black and Latino Support at Bronx Rally

    05/25/2024 8:46:43 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Red State ^ | 05/25/2024 | Kyle Becker
    NBC News reporter Dasha Burns was taken by surprise by her interviews of Black and Latino supporters at former President Donald Trump's campaign rally in the Bronx on Thursday. The MSNBC reporter expressed her disbelief to host Ana Cabrera that immigrants would actually back Trump and his immigration policies."Well, this might sound a little counterintuitive, but I did talk to folks in that crowd who themselves were immigrants, a lot of folks from the Dominican Republic. A lot of the people that I talked to were born and raised in the Bronx. For some of them, this was their first-ever...
  • Update! --- Trump Taunts Jack Smith After Request to Bar Him From Criticizing Law Enforcement Over Deadly Force Authorization in Mar-a-Lago Raid

    05/25/2024 7:37:28 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 33 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 24, 2024 | Cristina Laila
    President Trump on Saturday taunted Jack Smith after the special counsel asked Judge Cannon to ban the former president from criticizing law enforcement over the DOJ’s deadly force authorization for the FBI’s Mar-a-Lago raid. Jack Smith late Friday night sought a gag order barring Trump from criticizing Biden’s rogue DOJ/FBI. The names of the armed FBI agents involved in the Mar-a-Lago raid were redacted but Jack Smith is trying to illegally gag Trump anyway. “The Government moves to modify defendant Donald J. Trump’s conditions of release, to make clear that he may not make statements that pose a significant, imminent,...
  • Mike Lee: Trump knocked it out of the park tonight at the #LibertarianConvention

    05/25/2024 8:32:04 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 41 replies
    X ^ | 10:21 PM · May 25, 2024 | Mike Lee
    Trump knocked it out of the park tonight at the #LibertarianConvention. Well done, sir!
  • Fontana pays $900,000 settlement after police interrogate man for 17 hours

    This is disgusting. Those cops should be tried for deprivation of rights under color of law. They deserve the rope.
  • WaPo Debunks NYT: Alito’s Upside Down Flag Was Over ‘Neighborhood Dispute, Not Politics.’

    05/25/2024 10:28:32 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 33 replies
    In a rare move, the Washington Post has debunked the New York Times over its story regarding the upside-down U.S. flag being flown over Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s home in 2021. A Post reporter had visited the Alito’s at the time of the incident, enquiring about the flag, but finding nothing more than a neighborhood dispute. The Post explained Saturday: The Post decided not to report on the episode at the time because the flag-raising appeared to be the work of Martha-Ann Alito, rather than the justice, and connected to a dispute with her neighbors, a Post spokeswoman said....
  • California Senate passes ban on parental notification for TK-12 gender changes

    05/25/2024 6:11:41 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 32 replies
    Just the News ^ | May 24, 2024 | Kenneth Schrupp
    The California Senate passed a bill that would ban parental notification for gender changes in public TK-12 and provide more resources to increase parental support of LGBTQ pupils. While parents broadly support disclosure rules and have approved them in many school districts, state leaders, including the attorney general — who has supported lawsuits against districts with disclosure rules — say these efforts harm transgender children. In the past year, school districts across California have adopted measures requiring parents to be notified if their children request to officially change their pronouns, go by a different name, or use facilities or school...
  • Sen. Chuck Schumer Demands Immediate Amnesty for All Illegals

    05/25/2024 5:28:13 AM PDT · by airdalecheif · 65 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | May 24, 202463 | By M DOWLING
    Over several decades of illegal immigration, Democrats have claimed there are 11 to 13 million illegal aliens in this country. It’s far more than that, but however many there are, Schumer demanded amnesty for them. That’s not a surprise.
  • NEW YORK’S DEMOCRAT GOVERNOR KATHY HOCHUL HAS SENT NEARLY $700,000 IN PAYMENTS TO THE PERSONAL HOME RESIDENCE OF LOREN MERCHAN, THE DAUGHTER OF NEW YORK JUDGE JUAN MERCHAN

    05/25/2024 5:07:43 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 110 replies
    Twitter ^ | May 24, 2024 | Laura Loomer
    As President Trump’s trial enters it’s 6th week in New York City, I have discovered that New York Democrat Governor Kathy Hochul (another Trump hater) is a client of New York Judge Merchan’s daughter, Loren Merchan, who is the President of the Democrat Consulting Firm Authentic Campaigns Yesterday, when President Trump held a rally in the Bronx, NY, Governor Hochul went on CNN with Fake Tapper and called Trump supporters who showed up to the #Bronx rally “clowns”. According to records in the New York State Board of Elections database, Hochul has sent $689,974.35 to Loren Merchan’s personal home address...
  • Biden plans to address Trump ‘hush money’ verdict from the White House: report

    05/25/2024 3:29:27 AM PDT · by Libloather · 108 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/25/24 | Victor Nava
    resident Biden plans to address former President Donald Trump’s Manhattan criminal trial in a “White House setting” when the jury delivers its verdict, according to a report. The 81-year-old president’s message will be tailored to the outcome of the trial, according to Politico, but in any scenario, he intends to stress that the US legal system worked and Americans should respect the process. Biden will deliver remarks whether the 77-year-old former president is convicted, acquitted or the jury cannot agree on a verdict. Closing arguments in Trump’s trial over alleged hush money payments made to porn star Stormy Daniels are...