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Jim Hoft founder and contributor to Gateway Pundit wasn’t surprised that wannabe presidential contender, Nickki Haley, threw President Trump under the bus: President Trump had every right to confront and challenge the 2020 election results. If Haley was more astute she would see this. She’s not and it proves she is incapable of serious consideration for any public office in the future, unless she joins a Democrat administration. . . If you can’t stand up to fraud, you can’t be trusted to lead.

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) tweeted: If Democrats were honest about using impeachment to remove corrupt officials, they need look no further than Cuomo who hid COVID nursing home death count. Appalling! Cuomo aide admits they hid nursing home data from feds.

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Republican Senators, Linsey Graham (SC), Ted Cruz (TX), Roger Marshall (KS) and Kevin Cramer (ND), asked Trump attorney Michael van der Veen (referring to Democrat VP Kamala Harris raising bail money to spring violent protestors) “Does a politician raising bail for rioters encourage more rioting?”: YES.

Phillip Smith, a professor of sociology at Yale University explains the growing cancel culture mob: I guess we can argue there is an interaction effect between social media, the psycho-dynamics of a brief moment of mob power, free floating anxiety in our age that can latch onto something, [and] the pleasure of moral indignation.

Margot Cleveland contributor to The Federalist wrote: Our country can survive the lack of goodwill in politics, as except for a faction of extremists, Americans love their neighbors, no matter their political persuasion. What our country cannot survive, however, is a silencing of debate—whether it be at the hands of the government or monopolistic powers aligned with the ruling class.

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Terry Pauking contributor to American Thinker wrote: Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico could make one major policy change, that would have a profound, immediate effect on national policy. It would be far more effective than a lawsuit winding through the courts and awaiting a sympathetic judge’s ruling. The statute governments should institute a policy, initially by executive order, then endorsed and reinforced by legislative action, that anyone who crosses the border from Mexico must be hustled onto a bus that, when full, is driven directly to Washington, D.C., emptied, and returned to the border for more passengers.

Elle Reynolds contributor to The Federalist wrote of COVID rules: . . . . we do have a duty to consider the beliefs and convictions we value most in this life, and be willing to take risks and make sacrifices in their pursuit. We are not merely bodies to be protected but souls to nourish. As Steinbeck said, “a sad soul can kill you quicker, far quicker, than a germ.”

PRESIDENT TRUMP

(In a 57-43 Senate vote) Kimball: Yes, Acquittal Is Vindication
Little before 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, the Senate voted to acquit Donald Trump in the long-running “Impeach Donald Trump!” show brought to you by leaky Democrats and their public-relations consortium, the corporate leftist media and Big Tech. The vote was 57 to 43, largely along party lines, wholly along ideological lines. That is, the seven Republicans who broke ranks and joined the Democrats to convict President Trump are Republicans in name only. You will want to remember who they are: Richard Burr from North Carolina Bill Cassidy from Louisiana Susan Collins from Maine Lisa Murkowski from Alaska Mitt Romney from Utah Ben Sasse from Nebraska Pat Toomey from Pennsylvania Some of these “Elevated Conservatives”™—Burr and Toomey, for example—have announced that they will not be running again. Here’s a prediction: none will be elected again, but that is a good thing. Well, I think it is a good thing. But then I think that an acquittal is a vindication. I know that there are some intermittently conservative organs that disagree. They believe, or at least they say, that Trump’s acquittal does not mean he was vindicated. The proposition that Donald Trump is in the wrong is an analytic truth for them. Like the proposition “all bachelors are unmarried,” they regard it as a necessary truth. It is something inarguable. It is worth noting, however, that these are the same organs that couldn’t stop berating Trump—the most pro-life, pro-Israel, pro-prosperity, pro-middle class, and pro-American president in decades (maybe ever)—while he was president. And they are also the same organs that, come tomorrow, will be wringing their hands over Joe Biden’s pro-abortion, pro-China, pro-totalitarian attacks on American freedom and prosperity. They prefer whining to wielding power, I suspect, and actually seem to believe that an incompetent mannequin-like Mitt Romney is somehow more preferable as president than someone like Donald Trump. And poor Peggy Noonan . . . […] That touches on one of the two main reasons that the Democratic machine wheeled out their impeachment wheeze yet again.
Read more at American Greatness.

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VDH: The Wages of Trump Hatred
Hating Donald Trump in the hater’s eyes makes one moral. But in the real world, such pathological fixations usually result in abject immorality and moral decline. Over the last five years, the pathology of Trump Derangement Syndrome has been widely described. It was more than a chronic disease and was often characterized by an array of rapidly advancing symptoms of deterioration in reasoning, emotional stability, and personal ethics. More practically, often the deranged Trump hater found in his odium a cover for all sorts of prior personal intemperance and careerist dissipation. Loudly hating Trump became a passport for excess, private and public, and a sort of preemptive insurance that excused or rather greenlighted smears, slander, and personal misdeeds.
Read more at American Greatness.

Bedford: McConnell’s Impeachment Ploy Was Not Statesmanship, But An Attack On The Base — And Republicans Must Remember It Well
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell “got a load off his chest” with his speech closing out Friday’s second failed impeachment attempt against former President Donald Trump. “Unfortunately,” however, “he [also] put a load on the back of Republicans. That speech you will see in 2022 campaigns.” Who’s responsible for that quote? It might surprise some it wasn’t Donald Trump Jr. or Rep. Matt Gaetz — it was Sen. Lindsey Graham, a moderate, hawkish Republican not up for re-election for six whole years. “I would imagine if you’re a Republican running in Arizona or Georgia or New Hampshire, where we have a chance to take back the Senate, they may be playing Sen. McConnell’s speech and asking about it as a candidate,” Graham said on “Fox News Sunday.” “And I imagine if you’re an incumbent Republican people will be asking if you’ll support Mitch McConnell in the future.” McConnell isn’t a man used to public rebukes from the corporate wing of his party, but after the past month’s antics they are rightly deserved. Friday’s floor speech was no quick tantrum: It was the last stupid moments of the minority leader’s plan to purge the GOP of Donald Trump — a plan that began to unravel nearly immediately after its poorly conceived Jan. 12 rollout in the pages of The New York Times. So what’s all behind this?
Read more at The Federalist.

McCarthy: Alan Dershowitz to Newsmax TV: Trump’s Lawyers ‘Have Won’
“All the lawyers for former President Trump redeemed themselves. All three of them presented very, very effective rebuttals to the managers’ case,” Dershowitz told co-hosts Bob Sellers and Alison Maloni. “I think they should now sit down quickly and get a vote. I think they have won. “The hardest thing to teach lawyers is to sit down and shut up after they’ve won, and I hope that they do that. There’s no reason to go on.”
Read more at NEWSMAX.

BIDEN/HARRIS/OBAMA REGIME: CONSERVATIVES ARE IN THE WAY

Bauerlein: Conservatives Must Read Marx
Yes, conservatives, Karl Marx, the Manifesto, The German Ideology, Capital, The Eighteenth Brumaire . . . the lot of it. Close your Hayek and Friedman, forget the Invisible Hand for a while, Reaganism is history, Edmund Burke won’t help you, the Revolution is here and you’re in it. Start reading, now, not Marx on private property or money, commodity fetishism, or the labor theory of value. Read him for one thing: class relations, for you are a class whether you like it or not. When the populists among you started to talk about politicians as a “class” that crossed party lines, composed of Democrats and Republicans both, you made one important mistake. Not that legislators and high officials weren’t a distinct group with their own interests—that was clearly correct. Rather, you didn’t follow out the implication that the political class’s class behavior put conservatives into a class, too. The elite has marked you as a collective problem, and they’re busy dealing with you. It’s not a culture war, not anymore. There is no common civic ground on which liberals and conservatives meet and hash things out. […] The debates are over now. The Woke brigades won’t battle your ideas. They follow the motto of that brilliant manager of men, Joseph Stalin, who reasoned quite soundly: “No man, no problem.”
Read more at American Greatness.

Weingarten: Biden’s Domestic War On Terrorism May Seek To Criminalize Political Dissent
The Biden administration is planning to use the full force of the federal government in pursuit of a new war. Its target? American citizens. This countering “domestic violent extremism” effort, declared in the wake of the latest Capitol riot, represents the real-world counterpart to the corporate media rhetoric about the need to “deprogram,” “de-ba’athify,” and drone the Deplorables. If this is a dangerous political witch hunt masquerading as a national security imperative, it should disturb every American. Half of the country could potentially be ensnared as would-be if not actual terrorists. In a little-discussed Jan. 22 press briefing, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki asserted “[the] assault on the Capitol … underscored what we have long known: The rise of domestic violent extremism is a serious and growing national security threat.” Consequently, the administration plans a three-part response: . . . In short, the Biden administration plans to turn the institutions and tools used to pursue foreign adversaries on “wrong-thinking” Americans. There are several reasons this is so troubling. First, . . .
Read more at The Federalist.

Saavedra: Biden To Congress: Enact Major Restrictions On Constitutionally Protected Second Amendment Rights
Democrat President Joe Biden called on Congress to clamp down on Americans’ constitutionally protected Second Amendment rights on Sunday, demanding gun bans and new laws that will allow people to sue gun manufacturers. “I am calling on Congress to enact commonsense gun law reforms, including requiring background checks on all gun sales, banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, and eliminating immunity for gun manufacturers who knowingly put weapons of war on our streets,” Biden wrote to Congress. In the statement, Biden’s call for . . .
Read more at Daily Wire.

WUHAN FLU- IT’S POLITICAL

Karp, MD: The Pandemic Cure is Far Worse than the Disease
Advancing to the present, the Coronavirus of 2019, popularly though erroneously called Covid, first impacted us as an acute societal stress then became chronic in nature. Though not alluded to as such in government-speak, the public was drafted into a “War on Covid”. This war has been carried forth in the form of home lockdowns, business closures, mass home schooling, and economic destruction. Trillions of dollars of excess printed money have been required to keep a large percentage of society from becoming completely destitute, and it can be credibly argued it’s been negligibly due to viral action and nearly solely from government reaction. This description of the “War on Covid” causing societal stress though is incomplete. What has actually been inflicted on Americans and much of the world has been psychological warfare, using distorted statistics, diagnostic manipulations and medical historical amnesia as cover in pursuit of government’s agenda namely, further societal control. Psychological warfare on the general public has taken the form of messaging, using the relentless repetition of words, phrases and ideas not only daily but hourly. It is transmitted throughout the day on all TV and radio stations, breaking news reports, print journalism whether medically or non-medically related, signage on roadways, business windows, doorways etc. Think how many times you’ve heard the following over the past year: . . . The purpose of this psychological warfare is to . . .
Read more at American Thinker.

Kerr: New York Nursing Homes Took In Over 9,000 COVID Positive Patients Under Cuomo’s Order
The Associated Press obtained records showing that 9,056 COVID-19 positive patients were sent to New York nursing homes after the Cuomo administration’s March 25 directive, a figure more than 40% higher than what the state department of health had previously disclosed. […] around early May the state ceased reporting all nursing home COVID-19 deaths, the Daily Caller News Foundation previously reported. New York instead only reported nursing home residents who died from the virus while physically present at their facility, not at a hospital. Cuomo then used the altered statistics to boast during press conferences that his state was handling COVID-19 in nursing homes better than other states with large outbreaks, which were reporting all nursing home COVID-19 deaths regardless of where the resident died.
Read more at Daily Caller.

Prestigacomo: ‘They Should All Go To Jail’: Janice Dean Fires At Cuomo Following Nursing Home Bombshell
Fox News meteorologist Janice Dean is calling for top New York officials to go to jail in light of a bombshell admission from a top aide of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo that his administration allegedly covered up the extent of coronavirus effects on nursing homes to avoid a federal investigation.
As noted by The Daily Wire, calls for accountability over the scandal have come from both sides of the political aisle. And in Dean’s case, it’s personal.
Read more Conservative Review.

(SOCILAIZED MEDICINE) U.K To Impose “Do Not Resuscitate” Orders For All COVID-19 Patients With “Learning Difficulties”
When Margaret Sanger wanted to eliminate black babies, she founded Planned Parenthood, which strategically placed their abortion clinics in urban areas, making their services readily available to mothers of black babies. In January 2019, CBS News revealed a stunning report showing Iceland’s near 100-percent abortion rate for babies with Down syndrome. […] Now, the UK appears to be joining Iceland and other countries in their latest order that will prevent health care providers from offering life-saving medical procedures on COVID-19 patients with “learning difficulties.”
Read more at 100% FEDUP.

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