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Podcast – Blasey Ford Gets an Award – Judge Meddles with Gun Rights

by: Brent Smith at the Common Constitutionalist

Christine Blasey Ford is nominated for a distinguished achievement award by her alma mater, UNC, Chapel Hill. Not for her work, who according to the professor nominating her, is not at all that extraordinary, but because she spoke “her truth.” Not the truth – just her truth. And today that’s apparently good enough.

A Montana State judge granted to the city of Missoula, the right to require additional background checks for gun purchasers within their city limits, despite the State of Montana insisting they have no right to do so. read more

Does the Left Really Not Know What a Mob is?

Heather Wilhelm at National Review explains:

How to Tell If You Are Part of a Mob

This shouldn’t be that hard to explain.

Not a Mob, according to CNN

During the final, torturous week in which our nation collectively lost its marbles over the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, I happened to be out of the country. This was a fantastic decision on my part — one could not feel the surge of unhinged panic in France, where people just kind of sauntered around as usual, smoking cigarettes, and looking vaguely aloof — but I also apparently missed some very exciting news.

One of the most thrilling things I missed, or so I am told, involved an exhaustive national debate over the meaning of mysterious terms in Brett Kavanaugh’s high-school yearbook. “Devil’s Triangle.” “Boof.” It was wild! It was like decoding the prophecies of Nostradamus, or at least the Rosetta Stone! read more

Cotton Says Schumer Leak Ford’s Letter

from the Daily Caller:

TOM COTTON BELIEVES CHUCK SCHUMER IS BEHIND FORD’S LEAKED LETTER

Republican Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas accused Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Tuesday of being involved in the operation to leak Christine Blasey Ford’s letter to the public.

“I believe the Schumer political operation was behind this from the very beginning,” Cotton told conservative commentator Hugh Hewitt during his radio show. read more

Taylor Swift and Scott Kelly Surrender to the Twitter Mob

from Piers Morgan at The Daily Mail:

Yes – anti-gun liberal, U.K. nut-job Piers Morgan, who I now find I agree with more than less. Funny ole world isn’t it!

There’s only one winner in Taylor Swift and Scott Kelly’s gutless surrender to the howling Twitter mob – President Trump

Oh Taylor.

Why, why, WHY?

Just when I thought you were the only sane celebrity left in this increasingly mad world of frenzied partisan bulls**t, you suddenly decide to go all ‘woke’ on me.

As you once sang: ‘Why would you wanna break a perfectly good heart?’

Of course, we all know the answer.

Taylor Swift, who is hugely popular in middle America, hasn’t chosen this moment to abandon her very sensible apolitical stance and come out as a Democrat because she genuinely thought: ‘Oh, I must alienate half my audience today.’

No, she’s done it because the howling Twitter mob hammered her into submission. read more

Nikki Haley Resigns

from the Hill:

Nikki Haley resigns as UN ambassador: reports

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has resigned from her role in the Trump administration, according to multiple reports.

Axios, citing two people familiar with the matter, reported on Tuesday that President Trump accepted Haley’s resignation, but that it was unclear when she would depart.
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Progressive Judge Legislates from the Bench

from IBD:

Anti-Trump, Far-Left California Judge Shows Why Judicial Nominations Matter

A federal judge in — where else? — California has ruled that the U.S. can’t send temporary refugees back to their countries because, basically, he doesn’t like President Trump. In doing so, he’s shown why both elections and judicial nominations matter.

Federal Judge Edward M. Chen is a classic President Obama appointee to the bench. A legal leftist from the University of California, Berkeley, his first years in practice were spent as a staff lawyer for the ACLU.

His credentials from then on out remained impeccably progressive, all the way until Obama named him to the federal bench.

This week, Chen ruled that the Trump administration’s decision to return 262,000 people back to Haiti, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Sudan who were here under Temporary Protected Status (TPS) was somehow illegitimate because, in Chen’s opinion, Trump is racist. read more

WND Exclusive – WHAT PASSES FOR GENIUS AT MOVEON.ORG

It’s hard to tell whether the left is confident or concerned regarding the upcoming midterm elections – but I suppose we can say the same of the right.

For example, my man Sen. Ted Cruz is running for re-election in Texas against Democratic challenger and monumental phony “Beto” O’Rourke. Any reasonable person would think that Cruz will wipe the floor with this guy and beat him by double digits.

And that may happen, but one would never know by the email alerts sent from Cruz’s campaign. The alerts paint a picture of desperation – as if he is down by double digits.

Speaking of email alerts – nice segue, eh – I also receive alerts from the far-left radicals MoveOn.org. I think it’s good to keep a finger on the pulse of Marxists – to really know what they consider important without the media filter.

I’m not sure what to make of this last alert. It’s the first time I’ve seen anything like this from MoveOn. They are always asking for money to push one leftist cause or another, but that’s all they do: beg for money.

Yet this time they’ve stepped up their game by offering a MoveOn spatula. Yes, a spatula: read more

Dershowitz Exposes Left’s Hypocrisy

from Alan Dershowitz at NewsMax:

What If Kavanaugh Was a Liberal Muslim Accused of Terrorism?

As a law professor for half a century, I tested the consistency and strength of my students’ arguments by constructing thought experiments in the form of challenging hypothetical cases — we called them hypos. So let’s construct one to test the arguments being offered in the Kavanaugh case.

A thought experiment: President Hillary Clinton nominates the first Muslim-American to the Supreme Court. Let’s call him Amir Hassan. He is highly qualified and his nomination is widely supported by most Democrats and some centrists.

Most Republicans oppose him and accuse him of being a judicial activist. Then several witnesses place him at a mosque at which terrorism was advocated. He claims he went there to hear all sides of the issue. One witness places him in a terrorism training camp but that account is not corroborated. One final witness identifies him as the man who planted the bomb that blew off his leg at a demonstration. He categorically denies any association with terrorism. read more

We Were Warned of Murkowski Betrayal and Did Nothing

from Daniel Horowitz at Conservative Review:

Complacent conservatives should learn the Murkowski lesson

Lisa Murkowski

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg | Getty Images

If we are so busy “owning the libs” that we ignore the libs festering within our own ranks to the point where “our party” agrees with 90 percent of what the libs want, isn’t it time we focused on cleaning our own house?

The biggest news of the day outside the Kavanaugh cloture vote in the Senate is that one Republican, Lisa Murkowski from the solid red state of Alaska, voted against him. Suddenly, conservative commentators, writers, fund-raisers, and noisemakers are appalled by her behavior and reminiscing about the 2010 primary, when Joe Miller successfully wrestled the GOP nomination away from Murkowski, only to lose to her in a write-in bid for the general election. Some have focused on GOP establishment figures helping Murkowski behind the scenes to win in the general election. But what everyone seems to miss is that there was another challenge in 2016, after six more years of betrayals from Murkowski, including voting for almost all of Obama’s judicial nominees. The fact that so many of these “professional” activists don’t even recall that election is itself problematic. read more