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  • Biden Will Deploy FEMA and National Guard to Vaccinate Americans

    01/16/2021 3:05:44 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 79 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | January 16, 2021 at 11:53am | Jack Davis
    The National Guard and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will have key roles in President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to increase the numbers of Americans being vaccinated against the coronavirus. Biden’s plan, released Friday, calls for the National Guard and FEMA to build vaccine clinics, according to CNBC. He had said last fall that he planned to have the federal government foot the bill for National Guard deployments related to COVID-19. “It costs a lot of money and governors need that paid for,” Biden said at the time, according to Politico. “The fact is that this is a national emergency —...
  • Pro-Trump Amistad Project suit demands state governors open legislatures to vote on electors

    12/23/2020 3:49:08 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/23/2020 | Paul Bedard
    A new suit from the pro-Trump Amistad Project has filed suit in Washington to require five governors open their legislatures to vote on presidential electors, another long-shot play to potentially overturn Joe Biden’s victory. The suit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in the District, demands that legislatures in Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin be allowed to certify electors prior to congressional certification in January. Governors in those states urged legislatures to shut down due in part to COVID-19 concerns, and legislative leaders agreed. Legislatures in states such as Pennsylvania closed before this month’s planned vote to certify electors,...
  • Enough Already: 'Governor, May I?' Must End

    12/03/2020 7:56:50 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | December 3, 2020 | Peggy Ryan
    Where do these governors get the nerve to run point on a massive election fraud scheme? Actually, we the people are giving them this power. Though our Founders created a government by the people, we are allowing others to usurp that power, to take that power from us. Enter the "pandemic," where state officials openly reject the Constitution and make government the ruling authority. We've allowed their tyranny, and now we're trapped in a sick game of "Governor May I" where we need the governor's permission for every move we make. Restaurants Governor: You may take two baby steps. Open...
  • Governors' Holiday Menus Include Coronavirus Stress Test for the Constitution

    11/26/2020 12:06:32 PM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 26, 2020 | John Kass
    During the pandemic, what are some of America's governors serving up for the Thanksgiving through Christmas season? A stress test for the Constitution and a crackdown on individual liberty. That's how U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito aptly characterized the situation in a recent, stirring keynote virtual address at the conservative Federalist Society's National Lawyers Convention. Alito's remarks came days before several governors imposed their latest, newest shutdown edicts and their Thanksgiving gathering rules. The pandemic had already put great stress on individual liberties, and now, governors are adding even more. Some governors don't want you to hug or sing...
  • Governors Cancelling Thanksgiving in Favor of Misery

    11/20/2020 5:30:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | November 20, 2020 | Brian C. Joondeph
    Centuries ago, our ancestors endured unimaginable challenges and hardships in the new world, not yet called America. A group of 100 pilgrims sought a new world where they could enjoy religious and political freedom. This new world was cold, barren, and desolate. Many died that first winter but eventually they grew and thrived. Thanksgiving was a day when they thanked God for their blessings. Today as we approach another Thanksgiving, our elected leaders, of both parties, seek to reverse time, sending those they represent, back to a cold, barren, desolate world with death and misery, the world of COVID lockdowns....
  • Joe Biden: Governors Issuing Mask Mandates, Lockdown Orders Are ‘Patriotic

    11/17/2020 6:19:32 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/16/2020 | Kyle Olson
    Joe Biden said Monday he wants governors to lock down their states to fight the coronavirus and questioned the patriotism of those who don’t. Biden said he has “enormous respect” for “conservative” Republican governors who have “stepped up and issued mandates for wearing masks.
  • A proposal to end state lockdowns

    11/14/2020 9:17:48 AM PST · by inventor30 · 21 replies
    Self | Self
    Perhaps if some business owners would sue their respective states for a taking without just compensation as required by the Constitution these lockdowns might end quickly
  • BREAKING: Joe Biden spoke to South Korean President about North Korean nuclear issue

    11/11/2020 5:43:31 PM PST · by McGruff · 53 replies
    Breasking 911 ^ | Nov 11, 2020
    BREAKING: Joe Biden spoke to South Korean President about North Korean nuclear issue in 14-minute phone call; both agreed to meet shortly after inauguration - @YonhapNews
  • Democrat Governors Murdered Almost 100,000 Elderly Citizens to Stop Trump

    10/18/2020 6:39:52 AM PDT · by OneVike · 51 replies
    OneVike FreeRepublic Blog ^ | 10/18/20 | Chuck Ness
    The Ladies of WindChime Retirement Center Democrat Governors Murdered Almost100,000 Elderly Citizens to Stop Trump by Chuck Ness Imagine someone being so evil and so full of hate for a President that they would actually conspire with other elected officials to murder almost 100,000 citizens, just to get a political advantage in an election year. Well Democrat Governors in CA, NY, IL, PA, MI, NJ, and other states did just that. They murdered elderly nursing home citizens so they could take out Trump.I share this from my heart, because of the women in the picture above. These women were...
  • Inslee, 10 other governors: 'All votes cast in the upcoming election will be counted'

    09/30/2020 8:36:38 PM PDT · by hoagy62 · 70 replies
    KOMO News ^ | 9/30/20 | Thomas Yazwinski
    A coalition of 11 governors, including Govs. Jay Inslee (WA), Kate Brown (OR), Gavin Newsom (CA), Phil Murphy (NJ), Gretchen Whitmer (MI), Tony Evers (WI), Tim Walz (MN), Ralph Northam (VA), John Carney (DE), Steve Sisolak (NV) and Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM), released a joint statement today. “We do not take for granted the sacred right of every American to cast a vote, and to have that vote counted, in the presidential election held every four years. It is a right that is foundational to our democracy and essential to the continuation of our constitutional system of government — something...
  • President Trump’s Letter to America’s Governors

    09/28/2020 5:53:38 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 4 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | 9/28/2020 | President Donald J Trump
    To America’s Governors,Over the last seven months, my Administration has worked tirelessly with Governors to respond to COVID-19. Through our work together, we have built a robust COVID-19 testing ecosystem, and I am pleased to be providing additional rapid point-of-care tests to continue to enhance our Nation’s testing system.In March, I challenged American biotechnology companies to develop a rapid, inexpensive, and accurate test. Abbott Laboratories has now delivered. My Administration recently announced the purchase of 150 million Abbott Laboratories BinaxNOWTM rapid point-of-care tests. I am especially proud these tests are being Made in America, by Americans, and for Americans....
  • Cuomo says Trump 'caused' New York coronavirus outbreak

    09/08/2020 2:37:11 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2 hours ago | Morgan Phillips
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo claimed Tuesday that President Trump “caused” the coronavirus outbreak in New York by not banning travel from Europe sooner -- the latest in an escalation of words between the politicians. "Donald Trump caused the COVID outbreak in New York,” Cuomo said during a press briefing. “That is a fact. It’s a fact that he admitted, and the CDC admitted, and Fauci admitted.” He also slammed the president for calling coronavirus the “China virus.” “The China virus got on a plane and went to Europe,” Cuomo said. “The European virus came to New York.” “In mid-March...
  • Blue State Governors like Cuomo Being Investigated for

    08/26/2020 12:18:19 PM PDT · by struggle · 45 replies
    DOJ ^ | 8/26/2020 | DOJ
    Today the Justice Department requested COVID-19 data from the governors of states that issued orders which may have resulted in the deaths of thousands of elderly nursing home residents. New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Michigan required nursing homes to admit COVID-19 patients to their vulnerable populations, often without adequate testing. For example, on March 25, 2020, New York ordered: “No resident shall be denied re-admission or admission to [a nursing home] solely based on a confirmed or suspected diagnosis of COVID-19. [Nursing homes] are prohibited from requiring a hospitalized resident who is determined medically stable to be tested for...
  • Why The Price Of Face Masking Is Not As Small As It Seems

    08/17/2020 6:09:53 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 50 replies
    thefederalist ^ | 08/17/2020 | Laura Baxter
    “There are no solutions, only trade-offs,” Thomas Sowell famously said. When government takes action, even if that action is desperately needed, we still give something up. In the case of the Wuhan virus — with the endless mask mandates, social restrictions, and shutdowns it has ushered in — that something is our precious freedom. The American founders recognized this conundrum. According to James Madison in Federalist 37, one of the greatest challenges of the Constitutional Convention was to find the right combination, the right proportions, of government power and individual liberty. The more we ask from our government, the more...
  • (vanity) can Executive Branch change date by which votes have to be tabulated?

    08/14/2020 10:51:42 AM PDT · by NewJerseyJoe · 16 replies
    self | 8/14/20 | NewJerseyJoe
    Since each state gets to make its own laws about how its elections are conducted, Trump might not have the power to force blue governors to follow standard voting procedures. BUT, I'm thinking, he MAY have the authority to direct the FEC to move up the date by which all votes have to be certified. Yes? No? What are the flaws to this idea? If it's do-able, it could be a great way to knock these governors back into line. Feedback please, FReepers -- thanks
  • Remarks by President Trump During a Roundtable with Governors on the Reopening of America’s Small Businesses

    06/18/2020 6:24:14 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 3 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | 6/18/2020 | President Donald J Trump and others
    State Dining Room3:32 P.M. EDTTHE PRESIDENT: Okay, thank you very much. It’s an honor to see you all today on this beautiful afternoon — White House.We’re here today to discuss our efforts to support our nation’s small businesses — working very hard — and safely reopen America. And that’s what’s happening. We’re doing record numbers. We’re doing numbers like nobody has ever seen before, actually.I’m thrilled to be joined by two good friends of mine: Governor Pete Ricketts of Nebraska — Pete, thank you very much; and a man that I’m going to see a little bit over the...
  • Readout from the Vice President’s Governors Briefing on COVID-19 Response & Recovery & Supporting America’s Workers

    06/15/2020 4:47:49 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 1 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | June 15, 2020 | Vice President Pence, Governors
    Today, Vice President Mike Pence led a discussion with the chief executives of approximately 50 States, territories, and the city of Washington, DC, and the White House Coronavirus Task Force to update our Nation’s governors on local, State, and Federal COVID-19 response and recovery efforts, and America’s reopening, with a focus on supporting America’s small businesses and workforce development. Vice President Pence led a discussion of best practices from our Nation’s governors on reopening their States and communities in a phased-approach including efforts to support small businesses and workforce development, expanding testing, supporting long-term care residents and healthcare workers,...
  • Readout from the Governors Briefing on COVID-19 Response & Re-Opening Efforts

    06/08/2020 11:07:44 AM PDT · by ransomnote
    whitehouse.gov ^ | June 8, 2020 | White House
    Today, Vice President Mike Pence led a discussion with the chief executives of approximately 50 States, territories, and the city of Washington, DC, and the White House Coronavirus Task Force to update our Nation’s governors on local, State, and Federal COVID-19 response and recovery efforts, with a focus on re-opening schools, camps, and universities.Vice President Pence led a discussion of best practices from our Nation’s governors on re-opening their States and communities, including schools, camps, and universities. Federal leaders continue to support State leaders as they expand testing, protect long-term care residents and healthcare workers, and increase healthcare capacity....
  • CBS Deceptively Edits Barr Interview, Leaving Out Key Details On Violent Riots, Police Oversight

    06/08/2020 6:02:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 8, 2020 | Molly Hemmingway
    Some of the most colorful descriptions of the violence facing police officers at Lafayette Square were clumsily spliced out of the middle of Barr's answers to questions. Key details on violent riots near the White House were removed from the broadcast of an interview of Attorney General William Barr on CBS News’ “Face The Nation” Sunday. Anchor Margaret Brennan repeatedly described protests as “peaceful” and the clearing of protesters to set up a stronger perimeter as unnecessarily rushed, contentions Barr strongly denied.Left out of the interview that aired on CBS on Sunday morning was Barr’s detailed accounting of much of...
  • Readout from the Vice President’s Governors Briefing on COVID-19 Response & Recovery

    06/05/2020 12:22:38 PM PDT · by ransomnote
    whitehouse.gov ^ | Jun 3, 2020 | Vice President Pence , Governors
    Today, Vice President Mike Pence led a discussion with the chief executives of approximately 50 States, territories, and the city of Washington, DC, and the White House Coronavirus Task Force to update our Nation’s governors on local, State, and Federal COVID-19 response and recovery efforts. To open up the meeting, Chaplain of the United States Senate, Rear Admiral Barry Black led the group in prayer. The Vice President assured the Governors that the Administration would honor the memory of George Floyd, justice would be done, and at a time of civil unrest we would continue to protect the rights, property,...