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  • A Senate of the States: May 25th – May 31st, 1787 (2017)

    02/17/2021 2:06:45 PM PST · by Jacquerie · 1 replies
    ArticleVBlog ^ | October 9th 2017 | Rodney Dodsworth
    In this series I will relate the debates at the Federal Convention surrounding the structure and responsibilities of the US Senate. We’ll find that the Framers assigned the new government its functions, beyond those of the Confederation Congress, after the convention determined the mode of senatorial elections, and the number of senators per state. Like pieces in a jigsaw puzzle, the structure and powers of the various pieces of government shaped, and were shaped by, the checks and balances between the three branches and the states. The shape of each piece influenced the shape of adjacent pieces. The pulling of...

    01/08/2021 4:26:42 AM PST · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 62 replies
    Complete Christianity ^ | January 7, 2021 | Shane Schaetzel
    The disastrous results of the 2020 election have proved a few things. They’re lessons hard learned, but if we are to survive as a free people, we must learn them. The lessons are as follows… The Republican Party (GOP) is essentially dead. The “Republican In Name Only” (RINO) career-politicians have completely turned their backs on Trump-supporting Patriots and made it crystal clear, in no uncertain terms, that they are willing to go on without us, and they would rather remain a minority party indefinitely, or go the way of the Whigs, than accept our support. When it comes to the...
  • C-SPAN Had So Many Democrats Calling In Support For Trump That They Had To Change Their Protocol

    08/29/2020 7:03:50 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 32 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 28, 2020 | Jordan Davidson
    C-SPAN changed their open phone line labels after an overwhelming number of Democratic viewers called on Wednesday night proclaiming their support for President Donald Trump in the upcoming election. “I’m a longtime Democrat, born and raised … After watching tonight … I have made up my mind. I am definitely gonna vote for Donald Trump,” said one of the many voters who dialed in. Before the Republican National Convention, C-SPAN’s open phone lines were labeled as open for “Democrats,” “Republicans,” and “Other” viewers to call into and share their opinions on-air. After Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention,...
  • N.Y.C. Tenants Say They Were Tricked Into Appearing in R.N.C. Video

    08/29/2020 7:43:21 AM PDT · by Stravinsky · 51 replies
    NYT ^ | August 28, 2020 | Matthew Haag
    It started with an unexpected call last week from Lynne Patton, a longtime Trump associate who oversees federal housing programs in New York. Ms. Patton told a leader of a tenants’ group at the New York City Housing Authority, the nation’s largest, that she was interested in speaking with residents about conditions in the authority’s buildings, which have long been in poor repair. Four tenants soon assembled in front of a video camera and were interviewed for more than four hours by Ms. Patton herself. Three of the tenants were never told that their interviews would be edited into a...
  • RNC Featured Diverse Lineup of Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, Handicapped Speakers

    08/28/2020 8:09:51 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 28 Aug 2020 | KRISTINA WONG
    The 2020 Republican National Convention (RNC) this week featured a notable amount of diversity in its speaker lineup that included nearly two dozen Black, Hispanic, Asian, and even handicapped speakers. The speakers delivered heartfelt speeches about their own personal struggles, how they became Republican, or how they have benefitted under the Trump administration. One of the most memorable speeches from the first night of the RNC was from Sen. Tim Scott, a Republican senator of South Carolina, who said he went from flunking four subjects in high school to realizing that education was the closest thing to “magic.” “Our family...
  • Some nice photos of President Trump participating in a naturalization ceremony in the White House

    08/28/2020 7:38:23 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 4 replies
    Flickr ^ | 8/25/2020 | TheWhiteHouse
    President Donald J. Trump participates in a naturalization ceremony in the Cross Hall of the White House Monday, August 25, 2020.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Brandon Straka speaks out after enduring homophobic attack from BLM activists

    08/28/2020 3:36:47 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 21 replies ^ | August 28, 2020 | Libby Emmons
    Brandon Straka and Mike Harlow were walking away from the Republican National Convention last night and on the way to their hotel when they were insulted with homophobic slurs and then physically assaulted by BLM activists. A woman yells at them "He's a Donald Trump supporter! He supports racism!"! He supports racism!" Straka and Harlow have been touring the country attending events for Straka's #WalkAway Campaign, which states as its mission that it's "time to take our country back from radical leftists" and in effect walk away from a Democrat party that no longer represents values of equality, respect, or individualism. The Post...
  • Democrats Failed The Convention Optics Test

    08/28/2020 12:50:18 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 28, 2020 | Ben Domenech
    In comparing the DNC and RNC, the optics and the policy contrasts could not have been clearer. And that was even before the fireworks. In the past two weeks of conventions, during which DemocratsÂ’ media champions have increasingly raised alarms about the direction of the race, is that this year the optics of these conventions mattered most, and could not have been more different. And they should worry Democrats. Very few people tune in to these things who arenÂ’t already decided about who they want to support. Undecideds are often the spouse of the decided viewer, gleaning information about what...
  • Trump Goes Scorched Earth In RNC 2020 Acceptance Speech

    08/28/2020 7:04:16 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 105 replies ^ | August 28, 2020
    And on Day 4, there was no more Mr. Nice Guy! Republicans spent the better part of three nights in their convention presenting softer and gentler sides of President Trump, but the president gets the final words and he came out Thursday in a fighting mood. His acceptance speech detailed his successes and offered promises aplenty for a second term, but the emphasis and energy were committed to a scorched-earth attack on Joe Biden and the Democrats. Trump threw so many punches at his opponent that, had it been a real heavyweight boxing match, the referee would have stopped it...
  • UPDATE: 'They Would Have Killed Us'; Violent BLM Mob Attacks Rand Paul, Others Outside of the White House

    08/28/2020 8:37:02 AM PDT · by rktman · 49 replies ^ | 8/28/2020 (0208 edt) | Katie Pavlich
    UPDATE: During an interview with Fox and Friends Friday morning, Senator Rand Paul described the "horrific scene," said they would have been killed or very seriously injured without the police and called for the coordinated, organized mob violence to stop. "It was horrific....right as we got to the policeman, fortunately or I don't we would have survived, we got to the policeman and I don't think the policeman recognized me and as I came closer the crowd was shouting my name and it doubled to 60 and it double again to 120," Paul described. "I can't tell you how I'm...
  • “We’re Here and They’re Not.” I Approve This Message.

    08/28/2020 4:59:28 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 8-28-20 | MOTUS
    The Democrats held a 4-day long Festivus celebration last week. Participants spent their days and nights cataloguing America’s sins as they read through their obligatory List of Grievances. By contrast President Trump wrapped up his party’s convention last night on an optimistic high note. And fireworks. “How can Democrats lead a country they want to tear down?” Although that’s not what you’ll hear if you tune into Fake Media for a recap; they called the President’s acceptance speech “dark” and “repugnant.” Of course they also pre-determined that Joey’s speech “embraced the light and spoke against the darkness” - before he...
  • Video: Man and his wife leaving White House get mobbed on their way back to their hotel by livid protesters. (Tonight)

    08/27/2020 10:16:13 PM PDT · by rintintin · 47 replies
    Phillip Nieto Twitter ^ | Aug 27 2020 | Phillip Nieto
    Video: Man and his wife leaving White House get mobbed on their way back to their hotel by livid protesters. (Tonight) Video:
  • Video: Sen Rand Paul assaulted by protestors.

    08/27/2020 10:42:32 PM PDT · by rintintin · 64 replies
    Video on twitter ^ | Aug 27 2020 | Video on twitter
    From @FordFischer - senator Rand Paul assaulted by protestors. VIDEO
  • Protesters Harass, Assault Pro-Trump Elderly Couple Near White House (Video)

    08/27/2020 9:59:26 PM PDT · by montag813 · 62 replies
    24News ^ | 08-28-2020 | Greg Reynolds
    by Greg Reynolds Just moments before the President was about to speak Thursday evening, a leftist mob of so-called "protesters" surrounding the White House assaulted an elderly couple walking on the street nearby. And D.C. Metro police officers stood by on a nearby sidewalk and did absolutely nothing. Protesters followed and heckled the elderly man and woman — who was wearing a “Trump 2020” t-shirt. “Get the f**k out!” a protester shouted through a megaphone at the couple. “Why?” the man can be heard responding. A female protester could be seen running at the man and pushing him. The man...
  • Slain ISIS Victim Kayla Mueller’s Parents at RNC: ‘We Never Heard from Joe Biden’

    08/27/2020 9:03:14 PM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 27 2020 | Edwin Mora
    The parents of Kayla Mueller, a young American aid worker killed by the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in 2015, excoriated the Obama administration during the Republican National Convention (RNC) on Thursday for doing nothing to ease their daughter’s plight. Mueller was held captive, tortured, and “raped repeatedly” by the vicious group’s late leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Former “President Obama refused to meet with us until ISIS had already beheaded other Americans,” Carl Mueller proclaimed at the RNC. “To this day, we’ve never heard from [then-Vice President] Joe Biden" --SNIP-- Carl and Marsha Mueller stressed that President Barack Obama and his...
  • [Vanity] Who would Have Believed It?

    08/27/2020 8:26:03 PM PDT · by TBP · 17 replies
    Me | Night Four | Me
    Did you think you would ever see the day when you would have residents of New York City public housing speaking (on video) at the Republican National Committee, thanking the Republican administration of President Donald Trump for protecting them from the harm done to them by the city's Democrat mayor?
  • 25-year-old GOP candidate: "In times of peril, young people saved this country"

    08/27/2020 5:52:16 AM PDT · by Twotone · 6 replies
    Axios ^ | August 27, 2020 | Staff
    Addressing the Republican National Convention on Wednesday night, GOP candidate Madison Cawthorn detailed his personal journey of recovering from a car accident that left him in a wheelchair at age 20 and going on to run for Congress at age 25. Why it matters: Cawthorn, a motivational speaker who defeated the Trump-endorsed candidate in the June primary for North Carolina's 11th congressional district, is likely to become the youngest Republican ever elected to Congress in November. He will fill the seat once held by White House chief of staff Mark Meadows. What he's saying: "At 18, I was in a...
  • Trump Isn’t Building a Case Against Biden. He’s Running a Convention to Troll the Press

    08/26/2020 5:22:36 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 20 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Aug 25, 2020 | Lachlan Markay, Asawin Suebsaeng
    On the second night of the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump resorted once again to the favorite trick in his bag: a televised surprise. An impromptu naturalization ceremony put on as part of the Tuesday night festivities was, as a political matter, an attempt to show a softer side of a president with one of the most anti-immigration records in recent memory. Senior Trump administration officials widely view the law as a joke, and have often traded quips over how consequence-free their infractions have been and how much Democrats harp on the violations, two ex-officials said. Some Trump lieutenants have...
  • "But I Would Not Be Cancelled!” – AMAZING! Covington Catholic’s Nick Sandmann Tells His Story for the First Time at the RNC Convention (VIDEO)

    08/25/2020 7:29:04 PM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 59 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 25, 2020 | Jim Hoft
    Former Covington Catholic High School Student Nick Sandmann finally told his story tonight at the RNC 2020 Convention. In January 2019 the liberal media branded a group of innocent Catholic boys in MAGA hats at the March for Life in Washington DC as hateful racists.
  • RNC 2.7 Million More Convention Views Than DNC on Facebook

    Democrats (with a full week advantage) recorded 2.2 million views of their convention on their official DNC Facebook page. Republicans recorded 4.9 million views on their DNC streaming service on Facebook. That's 3 million more views with the DNC having a full week head start. SEE DATA........