Biden Tells Reporters He Doesn’t Know Where He Is

H/T The Washington Free Beacon.

More evidence Slow Joe The Gaff Machine Biden is mentally unfit to be president.

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden told reporters he did not know where he was before a speech Tuesday in Wilmington, Del.

“Good afternoon everyone. Welcome to Kingswood Community Center,” Biden said, before freezing for a few seconds. “Actually, that’s the one down where I used to work. That’s a joke. I didn’t know where we were.”

After appearing to refer to notes, he correctly identified the location as the William “Hicks” Anderson Community Center. Biden, 77, said the late Anderson, whose name he had just forgotten, was a friend of his.

The former vice president has frequently taken flak from President Donald Trump and his allies for seeming to suffer from cognitive decline. Trump has faced questions from reporters about his own mental stability, and he responded by touting his performance on a cognitive test.

Biden took questions from reporters following the speech, after his campaign came under fire for previously restricting press access to the candidate.

Fox News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace criticized Biden for refusing an interview opportunity after Trump sat down for an interview with Wallace.

“You can like [the president’s] answers or dislike them but he had answers and Joe Biden hasn’t faced that kind of scrutiny, hasn’t faced that kind of exposure,” Wallace said.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg waited 4 months to say her cancer had returned

H/T Boston.com.

Ruth Buzzi(Bader)Ginsburg will die rather step down with a Republica in the White House.

Ginsburg, who was in and out of the hospital last week, said she intends to remain on the court, a decision that likely was influenced by the conservative nominee President Donald Trump would put up to replace her if she were to retire.

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In this Feb. 10, 2020, file photo U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks during a discussion on the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington. Ginsburg is perhaps the most forthcoming member of the Supreme Court when it comes to telling the public about her many health issues. But she waited more than four months to reveal that her cancer had returned and that she was undergoing chemotherapy. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) –The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is perhaps the most forthcoming member of the Supreme Court when it comes to telling the public about her many health issues. But she waited more than four months to reveal that her cancer had returned and that she was undergoing chemotherapy.

One big difference from her past battles with cancer is that Ginsburg and the rest of the court have been out of the public eye since early March because of the coronavirus pandemic. That’s when they decided to close the building except for official business, then later postponed arguments and agreed to meet by telephone.

In some ways, the court was more accessible to the public than ever with its decision to provide live audio of telephone arguments in May. But the inability to see the justices and, after arguments concluded on May 13, hear them, made what went on in the late spring and early summer even harder to read than usual.

In an institution that zealously guards the justices’ privacy, only a justice can decide when an injury or illness should be made public. And because life tenure comes with the job, it’s also up to them alone to decide when to retire.

Ginsburg, who was in and out of the hospital last week, said she intends to remain on the court, a decision that likely was influenced by the conservative nominee President Donald Trump would put up to replace her if she were to retire.

“If there is one iron rule that the court tries to follow more than any other, it is that the justices do all that they can to protect their institution from political attacks during presidential election years when public scrutiny of government is heightened. Ginsburg may simply be trying, to the extent she can, to protect the court and herself, from becoming a campaign issue in 2020,” said Artemus Ward, a political scientist at Northern Illinois University who has written about the politics of court retirements.

Ginsburg started receiving chemotherapy in May, a time of year when the justices typically take the bench at least once a week to announce decisions, and when the public can observe them in the courtroom.

Similarly, Chief Justice John Roberts suffered a forehead injury that required stitches on Father’s Day. In a normal year, the court would have met in public the next day and Roberts’ wound would have been easy to see.

Instead, opinions were released electronically, as they were throughout the spring and early summer. Only after inquiries from The Washington Post did the court confirm that Roberts had taken a fall that kept him in the hospital overnight.

Ginsburg issued a statement on July 17 saying that a medical scan in February revealed lesions on her liver, which a subsequent biopsy determined were cancerous. She declined an interview request from The Associated Press.

The lesions are the fifth time Ginsburg has dealt with cancer since 1999, when she first underwent surgery for colorectal cancer. Surgeries for tumors on her pancreas and lung took place in 2009 and 2018, respectively, and Ginsburg underwent radiation therapy for a new growth on her pancreas last year.

By Supreme Court standards, Ginsburg was downright speedy in her most recent public announcement. Justice Anthony Kennedy, who retired in 2018, said nothing publicly when he had a stent inserted to restore blood flow in an artery after experiencing mild chest pain in 2005. The court revealed the procedure 10 months later, when Kennedy returned to the hospital to have the stent replaced.

In July 2007, Roberts suffered a seizure while on vacation in Maine. The court issued an initial statement little more than an hour after the incident, saying only that Roberts had fallen and was taken to a hospital. Several hours later, the court confirmed that he had suffered a seizure, but has never provided details of what tests Roberts underwent or whether he was prescribed medication. He had a similar episode in 1993, long before he was a justice. The court said doctors had ruled out a seizure in the June fall.

Only after Justice Antonin Scalia’s death in 2016 did the public learn that he had coronary artery disease, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, sleep apnea, high blood pressure and several other ailments that probably contributed to the heart attack that killed him, according to his doctor.

“The lack of health information about individual justices is a glaring problem. Declining, even incapacitated, justices hold their offices until they die. And because justices play politics with their departure decisions, trying to retire under a politically favorable president and Senate if possible, the court’s history has been filled with declining justices who compromised the court’s work because they refused to depart for political or personal reasons,” Ward said.

Like other Americans, Supreme Court justices live and work with a range of ailments. Justice Sonia Sotomayor has had diabetes since childhood. Also, both she and Justice Stephen Breyer injured their shoulders so badly they needed replacement surgery. Sotomayor had a fall at home and Breyer suffered a bicycle accident. Both made prompt announcements of those incidents.

Her frail appearance may fool people, but Ginsburg has been remarkably resilient through her many health crises, which also have included broken ribs, infections and her own artery-clearing stent.

She had no surgery to remove the latest cancerous growth, and her treatment is ongoing. She has said she will receive doses of the chemotherapy drug gemcitabine every two weeks.

Ginsburg’s statement came 10 days after she said another medical scan “indicated significant reduction of the liver lesions and no new disease.”

In that same period, the court also issued the last of its opinions and Ginsburg was in and out of the hospital for treatment of an infection that she said was unrelated to the cancer. She maintained that she kept up with opinion writing and all other court work throughout her treatment and hospital stays.

$5,000 Reward Issued in Warrensburg, MO Gun Store Burglary

H/T AmmoLand.

Hopefully, these punks get caught soon.

$5,000 Reward Issued in Warrensburg, MO Gun Store Burglary
$5,000 Reward Issued in Warrensburg, MO Gun Store Burglary

Kansas City — -(AmmoLand.com)- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Warrensburg, MO Police Department, today announced a reward for information leading to the identification and arrest of those responsible for the July 20th theft of firearms from a federally licensed firearms dealer in Warrensburg.

In the early morning hours of Sunday, July 20th two unknown suspects broke into Baker’s Armory, 609 East Young Street, stealing several firearms. Officers from the Warrensburg Police Department responded to the scene. A picture of the suspects is attached. Warrensburg Police and Agents from the Kansas City ATF office are investigating.

ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest.

Anyone with information about this theft should contact ATF at 1-800-ATF-GUNS (800-283-4867), email ATFTips@atf.gov, contact ATF through its website at http://www.atf.gov/contact/atftips, or by texting ATFKC to 63975. Tips can also be submitted using the Reportit app, available from both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting http://www.reportit.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

ATF is the federal agency with jurisdiction over violations of federal firearms laws and is responsible for regulating the firearms industry. For more information about ATF and its programs, go to http://www.atf.gov and follow the Kansas City Field Division on Twitter @ATF Kansas City.

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Finally: Our Government is Workning for us not Against U.S.

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August, 3rd, 2020

Please Pay very close attention to Maria as she interviews U.S. Senator Ron John from WI.

When ODNI James Clapper walked into the oval office on January 4, 2017, with “tech cuts” (transcript excerpts) from the Flynn/Kislyak phone call, essentially Clapper infected the White House with a paper record that the Obama administration was aware of the FBI investigating the incoming administration. 

As in what did he know and when did he know it?

For those who have small businesses and reject the PPP, Payment Protection Program, send their checks to me.

I’ll get the economy going so quickly people won’t even remember Joe Biden and that includes members of his family.

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None of the individuals can be considered credible as they are all, on the record perjurers.

Why is it important to understand the duality of purpose for the appointment of…

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Sports in the WWII Military

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1926 Army/Navy game ticket, Nimitz Museum

The relationship between sports and the American armed forces reached a climax during WWII The military broadened its athletic regimen, established during  WWI, and thereby reproduced a patriotic sporting culture that soldiers had known as civilians. The armed services provided equipment, training, and personnel rather than rely on private agencies, as had been done in WWI.  The entry of numerous prominent athletes into military service represented a public relations boon for the Department of War and cemented a bond between professional sports, athletes, and patriotism.

American football was glorified as everything masculine and befitting the U.S. military experience. As organized sports became even more closely linked with fitness, morale, and patriotism, both within the ranks and on the home front, football became a fixture on military bases at home and abroad. Football was the favored sport among the military brass, as Generals George Marshall, Dwight Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur…

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New Video: B-17 Crewman who Gave up his Parachute

H/T War History OnLine.

R.I.P. 2nd Lt David R. Kingsley your actions help define the term hero.

World War II saw its fair share of heroes.
World War II saw its fair share of heroes.

World War II saw its fair share of heroes. Yet while many men were decorated for their bravery, sometimes these incredible stories were also tragic ones.

One such story concerns 2nd Lt David R. Kingsley, who served in the US Army as part of the 97th Bombardment Group, Fifteenth Air Force during Word War II.

He was born in Portland, Oregon in 1918. Entering the US Air Forces in 1942 from the fire service, he was then promoted to 2nd Lt.

The 97th Bombardment Group were flying over the city of Ploești (now Ploiești) in Romania on June 23rd 1944. A bombing raid was underway, though Kingsley and his crew took a severe amount of flak in their B-17. Things were so bad the aircraft had to leave the formation. But that didn’t prevent them from carrying out the mission, and a deadly payload was duly dropped.

Not that the Germans were going to let them fly away free. A trio of Me 109 planes finished the job, making a crash inevitable. Gunners in both the tail and ball turret of the aircraft were hit.

2nd Lt Kingsley tended to both of them as the bullets flew all around. Tail gunner SSgt (Staff Sergeant) Michael Sullivan found himself in an even worse situation once orders were given to bail out. His parachute harness, removed so he could be treated, was nowhere be found.

David R. Kingsley gave his own parachute to a wounded gunner and went down with the doomed B-17.
David R. Kingsley gave his own parachute to a wounded gunner and went down with the doomed B-17.

What Kingsley did next was truly the ultimate sacrifice. He fitted SSgt Sullivan with his own harness. The tail gunner made it off the plane. His 2nd Lt didn’t, perishing in the crash aged just 25.

He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor the following year and buried at Arlington National Cemetery. In his home state of Oregon the Klamath Falls airport site was dedicated Kingsley Field in 1957. Also among the tributes are a memorial constructed using part of his plane.

This was built in 2004, where the aircraft crashed near Suhozem, Bulgaria. It is dedicated both to Kingsley and 7 family members who died when the plane went down.

End of an Era: Marine Corps Begins Eliminating Entire Tank Force

H/T Western Journal.

I do not think this is a very smart idea.

Why would the Marines make this move?

M1 Abrams tanks have been removed from the largest Marine Corps base as part of the military branch’s new force structure plan unveiled in March.

The last M1 Abrams left the Marine Corps’ base at 29 Palms in California on July 6, The Drive reported.

The Marines are also retiring M88 armored recovery vehicles and Armored Vehicle Launched Bridges.

The retirement of the tanks is part of the branch’s 10-year revamp plan to reinvent itself as a naval expeditionary force, as revealed by Marine Corps commandant Gen. David Berger in March.

“China, in terms of military capability, is the pacing threat,” Berger told The Wall Street Journal at the time.

“If we did nothing, we would be passed.”

The plan includes getting rid of all tanks, cutting back on the aircraft and shrinking in total numbers from 189,000 to 170,000.

“I have come to the conclusion that we need to contract the size of the Marine Corps to get quality,” Berger said.

The retired vehicles have been consolidated at Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow in California, The Drive reported.

The M1s, M88s and AVLB’s are then being sent to the U.S. Army’s Sierra Army Depot in California, a storage facility, and Anniston Army Depot in Alabama, the branch’s “premier armored vehicle maintenance facility,” according The Drive.

The Marine Corps plans to eventually divest the more than 400 vehicles of the M1 fleet, however, it is unclear if it will also divest their M1-based M1150 Assault Breacher Vehicles.

The M1150 is meant to clear obstacles like mines and could still be useful in amphibious landings.

The 4th Battalion, which is part of the Marine Corps Forces reserve and has six tank companies, is scheduled to stand down for good in 2021.

“Remember that our tanks were just weapon systems,” Marine Corps Captain Rothrock said during the inactivation ceremony.

“[Tanks are] a d— fine weapon system, but nonetheless, just equipment. You individual Marines were always the key to the company’s success.”

The first tank unit was established in 1923 and the Marines received their first M1A1 in 1989.

It remains to be seen when the last of the M1s will be retired, but the removal of the tanks from 29 Palms shows how quickly the service is moving to implement Berger’s plan.

Largest FL Police Union Votes Unanimously To Endorse Trump: Tired of Being a Punching Bag for the Left

H/T Western Journal.

The police union has jumped aboard the 2020 Trump Train.

In the swing state of Florida, the state’s largest police union is throwing its heft behind President Donald Trump in a very big way.

In an interview Friday on Fox News, Florida Police Benevolent Association President John Kazanjian said his organization decided in a “unanimous” vote to endorse the president, something he said “carried a lot of weight.”

“We’re 30,000 strong. We go from the panhandle to Daytona, to Tampa down to Miami and the Keys,” Kazanjian said.While the association hadn’t made a presidential endorsement in eight years, Kazanjian said recent events pushed him to act. He recounted that he called an “emergency meeting via conference phone” about the issue last week.

“I spelled it out what’s going on,” Kazanjian said.

“Not just in Florida but across this country — that, ‘Hey, you know what, we’re getting beat up. We’re being used like a punching bag and we’re tired of it and President Donald Trump has been there for us. He supported us.’”

And thus, he was able to get his fellow members on board.

“I got a motion to endorse President Donald Trump for this 2020 presidential election,” Kazanjian said.

In a close state, that might end up making a serious difference.

Kazanjian ended up noting the endorsement could affect the vote of  “[n]ot only the 30,000 members that we have down in Florida. Don’t forget about our friends and families, retirees.”

“I believe the last cycle, we also put the president on top and guess what? We’re going to come out in force this time to get him over that top.”

As for those who would defund or otherwise tie the hands of police, Kazanjian said the union had an issue with this at the state level a few weeks ago. The PBA revoked its endorsement of a Democratic candidate for state representative after he expressed dramatically different opinions in a questionnaire for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel than he did when he sought the union’s backing, Kazanjian said.

Michael Weinstein “came into the screenings and, listen, he said all the buzzwords, how he supports police, this and that,” Kazanjian said.

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“Last week, he did an interview with the local paper and he said just the opposite, how he wants to demilitarize the police, how he wants to take away our unmarked cars, how he wants to have civilian review boards.

“So, you know what I did? I rescinded his endorsement,” Kazanjian added.

Kazanjian was more specific in a statement to Fox News.

“When Michael Weinstein came to the Palm Beach County PBA seeking our endorsement, he expressed to us that he supported and respected the police and law enforcement in general,” he said.

“He never expressed the view that the police are militarized, that unmarked police cars caused distrust, or called for more civilian review boards, all of which he later said to the Sun-Sentinel to perhaps win their endorsement. Had we known he supported these drastic changes to policing, which we strongly oppose, we would have never endorsed him.”

Kazanjian said in the Fox interview that he would be meeting Trump at the White House later in the day to hand him the endorsement letter: “I’m proud to do it,” he said.

Police unions aren’t necessarily Republican, even if law enforcement tends to be solidly red territory.

These are public sector unions, after all, and Democrats can be very kind to them when it comes to remuneration. Consider the fact that, until recently, Joe Biden was considered a popular choice among police organizations.

Times have changed, particularly with the au courant movement for liberal croupiers to move as many chips from law enforcement’s seat at the table and to distribute them among liberal causes.

The Florida PBA probably won’t be the only police union we’re going to see make a very public declaration like this.

In the nation’s most populous swing state, however, this is a big endorsement — particularly considering the power that police unions have.

Fisherman Saves 4 Kids from Submerged Car After Mom Was Shot and Killed While Driving

H/T Western Journal.

There are four children alive today thanks to the quick action of fisherman Harrell Fischer.

Harrell Fischer — aptly named, as he is, in fact, an avid fisherman — was at the dock Monday night, working on his boat along the Sacramento River.

At around 9:30 p.m., he was shocked to see a car had driven into the water.

According to a media release from the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, the car had veered off the road and was “partially submerged in the river.”

Not knowing what had happened or who was in the car, Fischer and a friend got in his boat and went over to investigate, seeing the car’s taillights in the water.

“I heard some crashing, like, branches breaking and whatnot,” Fischer told KCRA-TV. “We hopped in his boat, and we went over and I started hearing screaming.”

As they got closer, Fischer’s heart sank. It became clear that there were several children trapped in the car.

“And then we went right up to the door, and we opened up the passenger door, and I saw a little face look up at me, and I about just melted,” he said. “It was intense. And I was like ‘oh my gosh,’ and then I saw two little hands poke out, too, you know, like ‘help me.’”

“I grabbed another kid and I put him in the boat, and I grabbed another kid and I put him in the boat and another kid was coming out. I was like, ‘Oh my gosh, there’s four kids in that car.’”

At some point, an adult male exited the passenger’s side, but declined to help with the kids. The oldest child, a 6-year-old boy, told Fischer something terrible.

“He said, ‘He shot my mom,’” Fischer recalled. “I said, ‘What? What did you say?’ And he said, ‘He shot my mom.’ And this little 6-year-old kid says to me, ‘And you don’t come back from a shot like that.’”

The woman in the driver’s seat had been shot in the upper body, causing her to run the vehicle into the river.

Fischer and his friend tried to assist her, too, but they quickly realized she was beyond their help.

“We couldn’t find a pulse and when we tried to lift her up, she was just covered in blood,” Fischer said. “I don’t want anyone to ever see that or have to go through that.”

The adult male was identified as 27-year-old Mandiko Kwadzo. According to KCRA, Kwadzo and the deceased woman were parents to three of the four children in the car, though the parentage of the final child was unclear.

Kwadzo was arrested for murder and taken to the Sacramento County Main Jail.

Motive was not immediately clear, and detectives have asked anyone who has information about the incident to contact them.

While this tragic event has no doubt deeply scarred the children, they are alive — thanks to the efforts of two men in the right place at the right time.

“I thank God for keeping those kids safe,” the hero said.

“I thank God for keeping me and John safe. And for keeping — you know, I pray for that dude, too, you know, the guy that did all this. I pray for him, too.”

WATCH: Tucker Drops a Truth Bomb About Dr. Fauci Being a ‘Total Fraud’

H/T Town Hall.

I have always said Dr. Fauci was a lying fraud.

Everything that ever came out of Dr.Fauci has been proven wrong.

ox News host Tucker Carlson slammed Dr. Anthony Fauci for being hypocritical about his stance on the Wuhan coronavirus, particularly when it has to do with churches reopening and ongoing protests and riots across the country.

“Anthony Fauci is likely the most powerful physician in the history of this country. He is one of the forces behind the mass quarantines that tanked the economy and put millions out of work. He says it’s worth it though because the threat is so profound, so profound, so imminent that you should wear goggles and stop shaking hands, in the name of science. So it’s interesting in light of that that one thing Anthony Fauci doesn’t seem concerned about at all are the riots going on, the mass protests where thousands of people are crowded into together touching each other without goggles,” Carlson explained.

The Fox News host played a clip of Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) questioning Dr. Fauci, specifically about whether or not people should be protesting and rioting. According to Fauci, he’s “not going to opine on limiting anything.”

“There is nothing Dr. Anthony Fauci won’t opine on as long as it doesn’t offend the popular, the fashionable left. Sex with strangers online? No problem. Shaking hands? Bad,” Carlson said. “Every day for the past several months virtually Dr. Fauci has advocated for a new coronavirus policy.”

Carlson played a clip of Fauci earlier this month saying politicians at the state and local level should be “as forceful as possible” when it comes to getting constituents to wear masks. According to the Fox host, this is a prime example of Fauci opining on government responses.

“Oh, so he is willing to weigh in on specific responses, government responses. What a fraud this guy is. ‘Put on your mask. Get off your powerboat. Put on some goggles. Do it for public health,'” Carlson mocked.

Another clip showed Fauci saying that even though it’s an “inconvenience” to go on lockdown and collapse the economy it’s something “we just have to do.”

Carlson reminded Fauci of an important tidbit: he’s not a young adult trying to make it in the world.

“Oh, we just have to do it. Really? Fauci is 79 but maybe if he had like 22-year-old kids who were trying to make their way in this world in an economy that is headed down the tubes, thanks largely to his recommendations, he would feel differently. It’s not merely an inconvenience when your economy collapses. It’s the end of the American Dream. That’s not a small thing,” Tucker explained. “Maybe it’s worth it. Maybe it’s not but if it is, then you probably shouldn’t take a pass on the question ‘Are protests and riots okay?’ unless you’re a total fraud, a complete fraud.'”

As Tucker stated, if Fauci was making recommendations based solely on the scientific evidence and data, he would have said something about the protests and riots that broke out across the country. Fauci wouldn’t pick and choose which things he is for and against. He would be against all large-scale gatherings, whether they are at churches or in the streets. You can’t favor one over the other and not come off as making political decisions.