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Rand Paul Would Undermine Trump’s Iran Policy
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Mark Levin Rips Into Rand Paul Over Iran
Post Date: 2019-08-15 06:01:43 by Gatlin
Levin: Kentucky senator 'no different than' Ilhan Omar on foreign policy. Mark Levin tore into Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) on his radio show Wednesday over his foreign policy after news that Paul wanted to be President Donald Trump's emissary to Iran. The conservative radio host responded to news that Paul had pitched Trump on being a backchannel to Iran for the administration and meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif to reduce tensions. Paul had previously criticized the administration over the economic sanctions placed on Iran, saying Iranians viewed the sanctions as an act of war. Levin said Paul was "no different than Bernie Sanders or frankly Ilhan ...
Rand Paul Would Undermine Trump’s Iran Policy
Post Date: 2019-08-14 03:55:56 by Gatlin
The senator's views on the Islamic Republic are dangerous and deeply misguided. The Trump administration's strategy toward Iran is to exert maximum pressure on the regime to force it to renegotiate the flawed nuclear deal and, hopefully, to reach a broader agreement that curtails Iran's nonnuclear belligerence, both within its borders and across the Middle East. And if Tehran refuses to negotiate, then the administration will crush Iran's tyrannical regime using the immense weight of American power, giving Iranian leaders a choice: yield, compromise, and survive, or risk untold sufferingand possible extinction. The strategy is working. Already one hears ...
Libertarians smarter? [Full Thread]
Post Date: 2019-08-10 14:33:23 by Deckard
Are liberals really smarter than conservatives? Or are libertarians smarter than anyone else? A recent column in The Daily Mail suggests so. True or not, it shows that liberal and conservative are not the only two extremes of opinion. In fact, they are special cases of a far more general political landscape.Traditional political labels By tradition, conservative and liberal (formerly progressive) stand for two different sets of freedoms on one hand, and entitlements on the other. This linear graph of left-of-center v. right-of-center dates from the National Assembly of Revolutionary France. The only thing that defined the ...
The False Left-Right Paradigm
Post Date: 2019-08-10 13:41:10 by Deckard
The two-party system is an illusion. It is a facade. It is a false paradigm. It is a tool of divide and conquer; a distraction; a mimicry of constructive discourse.What common interests do continual political battles, inspired by political leanings, promote beyond the grabbing of votes by politicians who climb and step over each other in a frenzy for the attention of television cameras?None. Nada. Zip. Zero. Zilch.Sure, the politician broadcasts their position on an issue that is aligned with their side of the political aisle. This issue is, of course, a narrative backed by moneyed interests. Would a politician be inspired otherwise? Absolutely not.The outlet for the ...
Earth to Libertarians: Immigration Hurts American Workers
Post Date: 2019-08-10 12:22:31 by Gatlin
An Islamist, a Communist, and a libertarian walk into a bar. The Islamist says submission to Allah is the highest virtue and an ideal society adopts Sharia Law. The Communist strokes his grizzled beard in disagreement. Religion is the opium of the people. What really matters is equality! He then explains how Communism fixes inequality caused by bourgeois decadence. The Islamist nods approvinglyafter all, decadence is sinful. Finally, the libertarian pipes up: No, no. Individual liberty is what really matters! Sharia Law and communism are fundamentally immoral because they violate personal freedoms. The Islamist and communist exchange a furtive glance before ...
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: 'I Have a Lot of Common Ground With Many Libertarian Viewpoints'
Post Date: 2019-08-09 10:59:33 by Gatlin
(Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Newscom) Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (DN.Y.) spends much of her time in the public eye separating herself from the pack in Washington, D.C. Sometimes that means criticizing the GOP, other times, lamenting what she sees as the sheepishness of her own party. But in an Instagram live stream last week, the democratic socialist congresswoman told viewers that she does find some commonality with libertarians."I actually think I have a lot of common ground with many libertarian viewpoints in [the Republican] party," Ocasio-Cortez said, emphasizing her stances on immigration, the military, and privacy rights. Her admission comes not long after she and ...
Cory Booker Is Right: Joe Biden's Criminal Justice Record 'Destroyed Lives'
Post Date: 2019-08-01 08:27:50 by Tooconservative
A sharp exchange at tonight's Democratic debate showed that, no matter how much he'd like to, former Vice President Joe Biden won't be able to sidestep his disastrous record on criminal justice. CNN moderator Jake Tapper asked Biden to respond to New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker's criticism that Biden's recently unveiled criminal justice reform proposal was "an inadequate solution to what is a raging crisis in our country." "Right now, we're in a situation where, when someone is convicted of a drug crime, they end up going to jail and to prison," Biden said. "They should be going to rehabilitation. They shouldn't be going to prison. When in ...
Yikes: Trump Boxes With Cummings Over Border Conditions
Post Date: 2019-07-27 17:30:33 by Tooconservative
President Donald Trump took to Twitter this morning to chide Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) for shouting down acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan over conditions in detention camps during a hearing last week. Were doing our level best in a challenging ," McAleenan said before being cut off by Cummings, who went on a two-minute rant about border conditions. "What does that mean? What does that mean when a child is sitting in their own feces, cant take a shower? Come on, man," Cummings said to McAleenan. "None of us would have our children in that position. They are human beings.""I get tired of folks saying, 'Oh, oh, they ...
Another Associate of Trump and Clinton Just Got Charged with Sex Trafficking
Post Date: 2019-07-22 08:25:09 by Deckard
(TMU) Political insider George Nader has been indicted on federal charges of sex trafficking for reportedly raping a 14-year-old boy that he transported from Europe. The Lebanese-American businessman pleaded not guilty to the chargeswhich also included separate counts relating to possession of child pornography and obscenityin a Virginia court on Friday. According to court documents, Nader brought a 14-year-old boy into the U.S. through Dulles International Airport in Washington D.C. in February of 2000, the Washington Post reported. Nader, 60, once served as an adviser to the ruler of Abu Dhabi and also played a key part in Robert Muellers investigation ...
A Kentucky farmer, ex-Marine wants to challenge Mitch McConnell in 2020 US Senate race
Post Date: 2019-07-18 12:53:58 by Willie Green
LOUISVILLE, Ky. Kentucky Democrats will have more options on next year's ballot when deciding who should take on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2020. Farmer and retired Marine Mike Broihier, a first-time candidate, entered the race Thursday with a three-minute advertisement that calls on voters to forget their labels. It's time to retire Mitch McConnell," Broihier said in an interview with the Louisville Courier Journal this week. "We have to do it to restore our democracy, and I've been warned about what he's capable of doing, but it doesn't scare me." The spot features a diverse group of Kentuckians holding tiny chalkboards ...
The Last Few Days Exemplify Why I'm Libertarian (and Why You Should Be Too)
Post Date: 2019-07-17 07:37:02 by Deckard
The political extremism of Donald Trump, Democratic Socialists, and others is a great argument for reducing the size and scope of politics in everyday life.
Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), and Rashida Tlaib, (D-Mich.). (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Newscom)
Things are getting uglier by the second in American politics and the sheer awfulness of the current moment perfectly illustrates why I'm libertarian. Do you really want to live in a world where you're constantly living inside either Donald Trump's mind or that of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D–N.Y.) democratic socialist "squad"
Our lives are too short, too fleeting, too ...
Media And Public Disagree On Tulsi Gabbard's Debate Performance
Post Date: 2019-06-27 15:41:49 by Hondo68
The mainstream media seem to judge the Democratic primary debate last night quite differently than the general public. Quartz cites multiple polls which show that Tulsi Gabbard won the debate: [T]wo candidates seemed to pique a lot of interest among US voters, at least when judged by who Americans searched for on Google: New Jersey senator Cory Booker and Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard. A poll by the right-leaning Drudge Report also found Gabbard to be the breakout of the debate with 38% of the vote, well ahead of Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren in second place. Gabbard also topped polls by local news sites including NJ.com and the Washington Examiner. Now contrast that with the ...
Who is John Bolton? "Tough Guy," Vietnam Draft Dodger
Post Date: 2019-06-23 18:45:13 by Operation 40
Who is John Bolton? "Tough Guy," Vietnam Draft Dodger Joining a long and illustrious list of privileged boys who start wars but never have to fight in them, it turns out John Bolton, Mister Let's Attack Iran, took an easy way when it was his turn to fight. It is not surprising that Bolton supported the Vietnam War while at Yale and might have even debated in favor of it as a member of the Yale Political Union. But when his draft number came up 185, Johnny Boy copped to the Guard. Since the National Guard units across America were full of boys doing exactly the same thing, almost guaranteed stateside service rather than nasty ambushes in the jungle, it sometimes took some ...
Trump fills the Pentagon swamp
Post Date: 2019-06-19 09:46:04 by Deckard
When Donald Trump spoke of coming to Washington to drain the swamp, you might have thought the swamp he derided was the incestuous network of insiders who enrich themselves while passing through the revolving door between government and K Street. You might have thought the draining would involve slowing the revolving door and ceasing this cycle of self-enrichment. But no. By the swamp, Trump clearly just meant people I dont like. And the draining never happened. This week, as a former executive from Boeing (the No. 2 contractor for the Defense Department last year) stepped down as Trumps acting defense secretary, Trump replaced him ...
Why Avoiding the Cult of Personality Is Important
Post Date: 2019-06-19 09:39:29 by Deckard
Many have been attracted to numerous political figures, and they can take it too far.Cult of Personality One of my biggest weaknesses is developing too much admiration for those who help contribute to how I think. I believe this rings true for most people. You likely experience this when listening to a band that soon becomes your favorite or an author who writes the novel that speaks to you. This often contributes to fan groups online and could potentially evolve into very heated arguments as to whose group is superior. When this translates to politics, the emotional connection is very similar. We often think about political figures in unhealthy ways, whether they fill us with overflowing ...
Why Gillibrand Is the Most Vapid Clown in the Car
Post Date: 2019-06-14 13:07:54 by Hank Rearden
She is so excruciatingly, insufferably, painfully stupid, shallow, pandering, desperate, and without ethics. Kirsten Gillibrand. United States Senator from New York. Candidate for 2020 Democrat Presidential nomination. Dolt. She was not initially on my radar. I follow the news like a hawk, but she always was so politically lightweight make that bantamweight that she did not register. Here in California, register is a term we often use for earthquakes. The Northridge shaker registered at 6.7. A solid 3.5, give or take, will wake you up. Gillibrand registers at 0.0, give or take a zero. It is not that I live amid a high bar for United States Senate excellence. ...
FIRE THE NUTCASES LEADING US TO WAR
Post Date: 2019-05-20 09:40:35 by Deckard
President Donald Trump claimed this week that he does not want war with Iran. If he really believes this, the president ought to look into what his subordinates are doing. Among their bellicose actions are deployment of the Abraham Lincoln CVN-72 carrier task force to the coast of Iran, massing a strike package of B-52 heavy bombers in Qatar, just across the Gulf from Iran, positioning more US warplanes around Iran, readying a massive cyber attack against Iran, and trying to stop the export of Iranian oil, upon which its economy depends. Plus repeated attempts to overthrow the government in Tehran something the US already did very skillfully in 1953. If all this is not ...
Seth Moulton Joins 2020 Race for President (another Masshole)
Post Date: 2019-04-22 22:44:42 by Hondo68
Representative Seth Moulton at the Barley House in Concord, N.H., last month. Mr. Moulton has entered a Democratic primary field already packed with contenders.CreditCreditCheryl Senter/Associated PressRepresentative Seth Moulton of Massachusetts, a third-term congressman who has pushed for a new generation of leadership in Washington, declared his candidacy for president on Monday, becoming the 19th candidate to enter the Democratic primary field.Im running because Im a patriot, because I believe in this country and because Ive never wanted to sit on the sidelines when it comes to serving it, Mr. Moulton said Monday on ABCs Good Morning ...
Marijuana bill could help Cory Gardner(R)’s re-election chances. Will Senate GOP leaders get behind it?
Post Date: 2019-04-05 11:04:08 by Hondo68
Bipartisan measure would end federal interference in states that have legalized cannabisColorado Sen. Cory Gardner, center, says the STATES Act would pass if it got to the House and Senate floors, though the latter may be harder to accomplish. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo) A bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced a bill Thursday to clear away some of the weedier legal issues between federal marijuana law and states that have legalized cannabis.The bill, co-sponsored in the Senate by Colorado Republican Cory Gardner and Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren and in the House by Oregon Democrat Earl Blumenauer and Ohio Repbublican David Joyce, would amend the federal ...
Michigan GOP “Energized” For President Trump’s First Major Appearance Since Mueller Conclusions (Justin Amash's hometown)
Post Date: 2019-03-27 21:15:30 by Hondo68
Joe Raedle, Getty Images President Donald Trumps "Make America Great Again" rally in Grand Rapids tomorrow night will be his first major appearance since the summary of the Mueller investigation reportedly cleared the president and his campaign of colluding with Russia.Trump supporters are more amped up than ever as Executive Director of the Kent County GOP told FOX 17 that news of the conclusions of the Mueller investigation will fuel an already energetic crowd at the rally. Meanwhile, Michigan Democrats in Congress aren't as quick to say that the investigation is actually over. They want the full Mueller report and its underlying documents to be made public.The rally ...
Cali Democrat Dianne Feinstein Slams Illegal Immigration: “People Who Should Be Here Are Those Who Come Legally”
Post Date: 2019-03-07 09:30:58 by Deckard
Democrats have been staunch supporters of unfettered, borderless immigration over the last several years, often claiming that anyone against allowing undocumented individuals into the United States is a xenophobe and morally bankrupt. But as youll see below from none other than California Senator Dianne Feinstein, reducing the flow of undocumented migrants is a necessity for a variety of reasons, including budgetary considerations and lower crime. In the following video Feinstein makes the exact same points President Trump is making today, except somehow Trump is a wrong for doing so. What changed? People who should be here are those who come legally
Weve got to enforce ...
John Hickenlooper, former Colorado governor and brewpub owner, is running for president
Post Date: 2019-03-04 16:38:05 by Hondo68
Hickenlooper thinks there is room for his moderate politics in the Democratic primary. Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is running for president. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Democratic presidential primary is getting bigger. John Hickenlooper, Colorados Democratic former governor, announced hes running for president on Good Morning America Monday.Hickenlooper is largely unknown nationally. Since he began exploring a possible bid, hes been polling less than 1 percent mostly a sign of his lack of name recognition. But hes a popular ex-governor in an increasingly Democratic state. Hes making a bet that the crowded 2020 presidential field, ...
Weekend Update: Trump at CPAC
Post Date: 2019-03-03 10:28:57 by Willie Green
Poster Comment:Good grief... What a friggin' buffoon... Ya can't make this shit up...
Weld switches from Libertarian back to GOP as he mulls 2020 challenge to Trump
Post Date: 2019-02-07 17:03:35 by Hondo68
Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld is mulling running for president and has taken a step toward challenging President Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, according to a report. Weld, 73, has changed his party registration in the Bay State from Libertarian back to Republican, according to the Associated Press. A former Republican governor during the 1990s in the strongly blue state, Weld was running mate to 2016 Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson. [Also read: Inside the secret Republican plot to take down Trump in 2020] Johnson and Weld earned less than 1 percent of the vote that year, good for about 4.4 million votes. Some analysts say if the pair had decided against running, ...
Sen. Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy
Post Date: 2019-01-21 16:02:21 by Hondo68
Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at Vote For Justice: An Evening of Empowerment with activists and artists at the Newseum in May 2018. California Sen. Kamala Harris is running for president in 2020. The first-term Democratic senator made the announcement on ABC's Good Morning America Monday morning. "I love my country, and this is a moment in time that I feel a sense of responsibility to fight for the best of who we are," Harris said. The 54-year-old Harris has been seen as a rising star in the Democratic Party even before she won a Senate seat in 2016. She received national attention as San Francisco District Attorney before being elected California Attorney General in 20 ...
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