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  • Midterm blowout: Republicans have a 13-point lead

    01/20/2022 12:38:52 PM PST · by Red Badger · 54 replies
    https://donsurber.blogspot.com ^ | Thursday, January 20, 2022 | Don Surber
    The Trafalgar Group is very accurate in its polling. It found 55.7% of voters prefer a Republican candidate in the upcoming congressional races. 42.2% prefer a Democrat. Let me put that in perspective. Remember the 2010 congressional races when the Tea Party flipped 63 seats for Republicans, which gave them their largest majority in decades? Republicans received 51.7% of the votes overall. Democrats got 44.9%. That was a 6.8-point gap. This is a 13.5-point gap. For those who have to take off their shoes to count past 10, that is double the gap of 2010. The 1994 gap was also...
  • Communist News Network? CNN Attempts to Normalize Government Controlling Food & Gas Prices

    01/20/2022 12:31:20 PM PST · by JV3MRC · 12 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 1/20/2022 | Joseph Vazquez
    CNN tried to normalize the communist idea of the government controlling the prices of food and gas as a way to combat inflation. The idea was so bonkers, CNN even admitted that economists have largely panned the suggestion. CNN’s ridiculous story was headlined, “Should the government control the price of food and gas?” The outlet spun the idea that it's “been done before, typically during times of crisis.” But, as CNN conceded: “for most mainstream economists, the answer to this question is a resounding ‘no.’” Former President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Austan Goolsbee reportedly responded in a...
  • The New Yorker’s OUTRAGEOUS Climate Nemesis: Refrigerators

    01/20/2022 11:27:31 AM PST · by JV3MRC · 39 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 1/20/2022 | Jeffrey Clark
    New Yorker Staff Writer David Owen took a nosedive into eco-extremism. He argued that the refrigerator has become — wait for it — “an agent of climate catastrophe.” Owen pontificated in a blog headlined, “How the Refrigerator Became an Agent of Climate Catastrophe,” that “[t]he evolution of cooling technology helps to explain why supposed solutions to global warming have only made the situation worse.” Specifically, he identified refrigerators, these unassuming little machines, as the vile culprits “of our unfolding climate catastrophe.” Really? Owen wrote as if refrigerators are cartoon villains who chomp on cigars while they devise the destruction of...
  • President Barack Obama just broke his silence and called on EVERY Democrat to step up to PROTECT our once-in-a-lifetime Majorities.

    01/20/2022 9:15:06 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 48 replies
    Ace of Spades HQ ^ | Jan 20, 2022 | Ace
    Sometimes it is useful to stop a moment and consider how your enemies think. We make fun of how insane they are on a regular basis but consider for a moment how they appeal to their voters. What themes and messages do they think resonate? I don't know why, but somehow the DCCC got my phone number and thought I was a good target for fundraising. So I received their pitch to raise money for congressional campaigns. This is an interesting look into what they consider to be winning messages. President Barack Obama just broke his silence and called on...
  • US Existing Home Sales: Still No Inventory, Median Price UP 14.85% YoY (Freddie’s 30Y Mortgage Rate Rise To 3.56%)

    01/20/2022 7:52:57 AM PST · by Browns Ultra Fan · 17 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 01/20/2022 | Anthony B. Sanders
    The banner headline is … US existing home sales declined 4.6% MoM in December. But that isn’t the interesting news. The interesting news is the mystery of the missing housing inventory. While various pundits told us that inventory would be returning … it isn’t. And the median price of existing home sales is up 14.85% YoY with insane Fed stimulus still in play. That was December. What will January bring with rising mortgage rates? Freddie Mac’s 30-year commitment rate rose to 3.56% today. When will housing inventory for sale start to increase? Probably about the same time The Fed ACTUALLY...
  • US Treasury Yield Curve Keeps Inching Up, Just Wait For Fed To Raise Rates (Trouble With The Curve And Federal Financing Of Debt)

    01/20/2022 6:41:46 AM PST · by Browns Ultra Fan · 12 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 01/20/2022 | Anthony B. Sanders
    Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is having trouble with the curve (yield curve, that is). It keeps inching up, meaning that Treasury’s cost of debt financing is inching up too. As Treasury yields keep rising, so does the problem of financing the massive Federal debt load. Here is a chart showing the interest outlays in the Federal budget against the cost of Federal funding at the 10-year and 2-year tenors. Now, The Fed is predicted to raise their target rate 4 times in 2022 (according to Fed Funds Futures data) and it looks like a whopping 100 basis points (or 1%)....
  • From the next FDR to a presidency in turmoil: How Biden's first year in office unraveled ... On the anniversary of Biden's inauguration, he finds himself underwater after pursuing a transformative legislative agenda.

    01/20/2022 5:52:38 AM PST · by Red Badger · 19 replies
    https://justthenews.com ^ | Updated: January 20, 2022 - 12:20am | By Aaron Kliegman
    As President Biden completes his first year in office, he finds himself in trouble with a stalled agenda and low poll numbers. But this wasn't always the case. Back in March, Biden hosted a meeting with historians at the White House. For two-plus hours, they discussed big ideas, including how Biden could and should push through historic legislation to change America — the kind of legislation that comes around once in a generation, if not a lifetime. They also discussed Franklin Delano Roosevelt, with Biden at one point reportedly saying, "I'm no FDR, but ... " At the time, Biden...
  • Public School Lunch Photo Shared On Facebook Has Parents Concerned

    01/19/2022 11:18:09 PM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 86 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | January 19, 2022 | Kendall Tietz
    "“Not everyone can send their child with a home packed lunch or extra money to buy more than what is initially provided,” father Chris Vangellow told the Daily Caller News Foundation. “For some students, those school meals may be all they eat in a day. This is not enough. This is a failure to those children. Something needs to change.” Photos of cafeteria lunches served at an upstate New York public school district have gone viral on Facebook, sparking community outrage. A father posted photos of the lunches provided by his children’s school cafeteria, garnering national attention and frustration among...
  • Dems criticize Manchin and Sinema for blocking filibuster | Wake Up America

    01/19/2022 10:53:39 PM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 6 replies
    [4:04 video clip] "Senator James Lankford (R-OK) responds to the Democrats criticizing Sen. Joe Manchin and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema for standing in the way of the filibuster. - via "Wake Up America" on Newsmax."
  • The CDC Finally Makes a Massive Admission About COVID-19: People Who Have Acquired Natural Immunity Have Lower Rates of Infection and Hospitalization

    01/19/2022 10:00:37 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/19/2022 | Bonchie
    In an almost surreal way, writing about COVID-19 as a political commentator has become almost second nature. Two years ago, I would have laughed at the idea that we’d still be covering the virus, but here we are, still having it be part of our daily conversation.That’s not by choice, of course. Instead, it’s because our leaders have insisted on tying the two areas of health and politics together so tightly. When a pandemic is constantly used to crush liberties and hand power to people with tyrannical leanings, that’s not a story that can be ignored.In all the disinformation and...
  • South Carolina Governor Declares State of Emergency

    01/19/2022 4:51:57 PM PST · by shadowlands1960 · 30 replies
    Breaking 911 ^ | January 19th, 2022 | Uncredited
    COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster on Wednesday declared a State of Emergency ahead of a forecasted winter storm. Gov. McMaster is urging all residents to monitor local weather updates and take safety precautions. “South Carolina is expected to experience winter storm weather again this week,” said Gov. McMaster. “Those in potentially impacted areas should begin safety preparations now. Please check your local forecasts and stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary once the storm begins.”
  • Soros-Funded Group Gets $158M Government Contract to Help Illegal Immigrants Avoid Deportation

    01/19/2022 11:13:14 AM PST · by JV3MRC · 22 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 1/19/2022 | Joseph Vazquez
    A leftist group funded by billionaire George Soros secured a massive government contract to help illegal immigrants avoid being deported. The Vera Institute for Justice (VIJ), which “views immigration enforcement agencies as a ‘threat’ to civil liberties, secured a $158 million taxpayer-funded contract to help unaccompanied minors avoid deportation,” according to records obtained by Fox News reporter Joe Schoffstall. VIJ President and Director Nicholas Turner exploited the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor in the organization’s 2020 annual report to assail America as harboring “structural racism.” In addition, Turner attacked the American criminal justice system as having “roots established...
  • Fight the Fraud or Become Part of It

    01/19/2022 10:42:55 AM PST · by Kenny · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | January 19, 2022 | Peggy Ryan
    I was devastated on January 20th, 2021, not because my guy lost the election, he didn’t. It wasn’t even the swearing in of an imposter. No, what triggered my soul-darkening despair was the staggering number of so-called Americans who participated in this coup, who helped the enemy put a puppet regime in the White House. Those uncounted foot soldiers were necessary to subvert our elections. The corrupt, compromised elites are a small group, don’t have the reach to successfully overturn elections in 50 states. No, the cabal needed boots on the ground to run their operation at a local level....
  • The Fed Boogie! Homes Above $800,000 Drive Bidding Wars in U.S. Housing Market As Fed's Stimulypto Persists

    01/19/2022 9:42:08 AM PST · by Browns Ultra Fan · 14 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 01/19/2022 | Anthony B. Sanders
    Massive Federal stimulus (both fiscal and monetary) have led to bidding wars among the wealthiest Americans. Despite clamoring for The Fed to increase rates and speed-up the shrinking of The Fed’s balance sheet, nothing has happened … yet. (Bloomberg) — Home buyers willing to spend almost a $1 million are competing the most for a piece of the red-hot U.S. housing market. Homes priced between $800,000 and $1 million saw the highest rate of bidding wars at 64.6%, followed by 62% for homes between $1 million to $1.5 million and 61.7% for homes above $1.5 million, according to December data...
  • DC Announces New Vaccine Passport [semi-satire]

    01/19/2022 9:39:06 AM PST · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 16 January 2022 | John Semmens
    The Washington, D.C. Department of Health announced that "beginning January 15, any person wanting to enter any indoor space—including government buildings, restaurants, bars, theaters, gyms, and hotels—in the Capital must show a photo ID and proof of having been vaccinated for covid. Mayor Muriel Bowser said "the convergence of major public health menaces—the emergence of the Omicron variant of covid and the arrival of two major disease vectors—the Annual March for Life on January 21 and the Defeat the Mandates March on January 23—are the reason for this new decree." "While we can't legally bar the hundreds of thousands of...
  • Vanity: "Woke" New Orleans District Attorney Refuses to Prosecute Half of Felony Crimes

    01/19/2022 8:23:05 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 27 replies
    Violent felony crime increased precipitously in New Orleans over the last 18 months. The New Orleans Police Department’s response to the surging violent crime rate has been to prioritize investigations and arrests of violent felony offenders. The NOPD secured the cooperation of victims and witnesses to make 1,411 violent felony arrests from January 11, 2021 to September 10, 2021. Conversely, the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office either refused or dismissed a total of 937 violent felony cases during that time. The prior administration accepted 67% of violent felony arrests for prosecution in 2019 and 75% in 2020. Under D.A. Williams,...
  • Democrats Whip Up Fear Of ‘Rigged’ Midterm Elections

    01/18/2022 10:27:32 PM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 23 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | January 17, 2022 | Michael Ginsberg
    "With Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona refusing to eliminate the filibuster and pass a pair of election reform bills, Democratic politicians are claiming that Republicans will prevent fair midterm elections in November. The two bills, the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, would effectively nationalize elections by preventing states and locales from setting limits on absentee ballots, prohibiting ballot harvesting and changing polling locations without federal approval, among other changes. Democrats claim that these changes are necessary to prevent local Republicans from engaging in voter suppression and...
  • While Shuttering Your Family Business, Fauci Made $1.7 Million On His Lies

    01/18/2022 10:20:10 PM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 4 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 17, 2022 | Jordan Boyd
    "While Americans who were forced to stay at home by tyrannical politicians and health bureaucrats struggled to make ends meet during the pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci’s household raked in $1,776,479. ..."
  • Fauci: We’re Just In Phase One Of ‘Five Phases Of The Pandemic’

    01/18/2022 10:15:07 PM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 19 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | January 18, 2022 | Ashe Schow
    "Dr. Anthony Fauci still insists it’s too early to say the pandemic is waning due to the contagious but mild Omicron variant. Speaking online at the World Economic Forum, Fauci was asked if the virus that causes COVID-19 would finally become endemic in 2022. He responded by saying it’s too early to tell and that the world still appears to be in phase one of a five-phase pandemic, The New York Times reported. ..."
  • Proof That Jan 6 Prisoners Were Entrapped By The Government

    01/18/2022 10:00:16 PM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 7 replies
    General Dispatch Whatfinger News ^ | January 18, 2022 | Stephen K. Bannon
    [7:14 video clip] "FBI reaches new low. AMerican Greatness with Steve Bannon today exploding the fake kidnapping of MI Gov, and the SAME FBI Agents scammed Jan 6 riot! War Room Clip 🔥"