O’Rourke: El Paso Shooting Came ‘At the Invitation of Our President’

H/T The Washington Free Beacon.

Robert Francis O’Rourke(delusional-TX) starts his day with a giant and heaping bowl of dumbass flakes.

Calls for gun registry, licenses for every firearm, and a ‘buyback’.

 

 

Beto O’Rourke (D.) accused President Donald Trump of inviting mass shootings during an appearance Saturday at the New Hampshire Democratic Party State Convention.

The former Texas congressman said the El Paso shooter, who killed 22 people, was a product of America’s racist culture and Trump’s racist rhetoric.

“This person drove 600 miles with that hatred, really at the invitation of our president, and opened fire with that AK-47 on innocent people in a Walmart, killing 22 of them and grievously wounding many dozens more,” O’Rourke said.

He proceeded to demand an aggressive gun-control agenda. Listing the items of that agenda, he said the political difficulty of legislating it all would not deter him.

“A gun registry in this country, licensing for every American who owns a firearm, and every single one of those AR-15s and AK-47s will be bought back so they are not in our streets, not in our homes, do not take the lives of our fellow Americans,” he said to loud applause. “And we are going to do that together.”

Assuming the position of a much-publicized New York Times series, O’Rourke stated the country’s founding was not in 1776 but in 1619, when the first African slave was brought to North America. This was the root of the gun violence problem, he argued.

“This is a country that has been defined by foundational, systemic, endemic racism, since the very founding of this country, August 20 of 1619, the first time that a kidnapped African was brought here against his will and made to serve as a slave to build the greatness and success and the wealth of this country, which his descendants would never be able to fully participate in,” O’Rourke said.

“This is the reality of United States of America,” O’Rourke continued.

He went on to argue it was only a matter of time before Trump, who has “no honor, no morals, and no ethics,” would bring about such an attack with his rhetoric.

“Sooner or later it was going to find us. It wasn’t a matter of if, it was a matter of when,” he said.

O’Rourke continued to praise progressive social movements that he said reflect the aspiration of some in America to right historical wrongs.

“This is a country that has produced Moms Demand, this is a country that has produced March for Our Lives, this is a country that has produced the leadership that will ensure that we not only have universal background checks and red flag laws and end the sale of those weapons of war, but that we go the necessary steps further, as politically difficult as those may be,” O’Rourke said.

 

 

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Boom: Dana Loesch Unloads On Chicago Mayor For Failed Policies That Benefit Prohibited Gun Possessors

H/T Town Hall.

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot(Delusional-Chicago)like all Delusional DemocRats can not accept their policies on guns do not and will not work.

It’s no secret that Chicago has some of the strictest gun control laws on the books. Sadly, the Windy City is also one of the most violent hotbeds in the nation. During Labor Day weekend, 25 people were shot. Seven died from their injuries. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) used the example to show, once again, why disarmed law-abiding Americans is a bad idea.

Ted Cruz

@tedcruz

Gun control doesn’t work. Look at Chicago. Disarming law-abiding citizens isn’t the answer. Stopping violent criminals—prosecuting & getting them off the street—BEFORE they commit more violent crimes is the most effective way to reduce murder rates. Let’s protect our citizens. https://twitter.com/BreitbartNews/status/1168272622209163270 

Breitbart News

@BreitbartNews

At least 25 people were shot, seven fatally, during the first half of Labor Day Weekend in Democrat-controlled Chicago. https://trib.al/xcy08IX 

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Naturally, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot didn’t like the insinuation. Instead of talking about her city’s failed gun control policies, Lightfoot immediately blamed “states dominated by coward Republicans,” for guns coming from outside Illinois.

Lori Lightfoot

@LightfootForChi

60% of illegal firearms recovered in Chicago come from outside IL—mostly from states dominated by coward Republicans like you who refuse to enact commonsense gun legislation. Keep our name out of your mouth. https://twitter.com/tedcruz/status/1168602589254029313 

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Ted Cruz

@tedcruz

Gun control doesn’t work. Look at Chicago. Disarming law-abiding citizens isn’t the answer. Stopping violent criminals—prosecuting & getting them off the street—BEFORE they commit more violent crimes is the most effective way to reduce murder rates. Let’s protect our citizens. https://twitter.com/BreitbartNews/status/1168272622209163270 

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Lori Lightfoot

@LightfootForChi

When @tedcruz and the @gop dismiss common sense gun policies, they disrespect victims and their families, who deserve to live without pain and fear.

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Second Amendment advocate Dana Loesch took Lightfoot to the woodshed, using local Chicago reporting to refute the mayor’s so called “facts.” Loesch pointed out the biggest flaw in Lightfoot’s argument: it doesn’t matter where prohibited possessors obtain their firearms. They’re still obtaining the firearm on the black market in an illegal fashion.

Dana Loesch

@DLoesch

And the superintendent of your PD said that it’s “1400 repeat offenders driving this gun violence” https://wgntv.com/2017/06/23/rauner-signs-repeat-gun-offender-bill-with-cpd-supt-johnson-at-his-side/  and that your courts keep cycling them through. Instead of fighting with a Texas senator, what are you going to do about what is driving your crime rate? https://twitter.com/LightfootForChi/status/1168689083478097922 

Rauner signs repeat gun offender bill, with CPD Supt. Johnson at his side

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — As Chicago suffered through it`s most violent year in two decades, Police Supt. EddieJohnson was passionate and persistent about a potential solution. “It’s a small sub-section…

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Lori Lightfoot

@LightfootForChi

60% of illegal firearms recovered in Chicago come from outside IL—mostly from states dominated by coward Republicans like you who refuse to enact commonsense gun legislation. Keep our name out of your mouth. https://twitter.com/tedcruz/status/1168602589254029313 

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Dana Loesch

@DLoesch

Those repeat offenders are already prohibited possessors — meaning it doesn’t matter where or which black market they obtain their weapons from, it’s all still illegal, @LightfootForChi . So what “common sense” legislation will improve your justice system, Mayor?

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Dana Loesch

@DLoesch

“Gun offenders get slaps on the wrist in this city – and it has to stop. I need our judicial partners and our state legislators to help me close this gap”https://wgntv.com/2017/06/23/rauner-signs-repeat-gun-offender-bill-with-cpd-supt-johnson-at-his-side/ 
What “common sense gun legislation” fixes rotten judges? Reduced charges?

Rauner signs repeat gun offender bill, with CPD Supt. Johnson at his side

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — As Chicago suffered through it`s most violent year in two decades, Police Supt. EddieJohnson was passionate and persistent about a potential solution. “It’s a small sub-section…

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And it doesn’t help when repeat offenders are slapped on the wrist with reduced charges. If anything, this sends a message to criminals. It tells them that it’s okay to commit crimes, especially if it involves a firearm, because they’ll get a reduced sentence.

Dana Loesch

@DLoesch

Classic example of ridiculous sentencing in Chicago allowing repeat offenders to drive gun homicide: Felon fires off gun in public prosecutors let him plead guilty to a reduced charge of unlawful use of a weapon & dropped two counts of felony possession. https://www.cwbchicago.com/2019/07/court-hands-down-22-year-sentence-for.html#more 

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Dana Loesch

@DLoesch

Here’s another one for you, Mayor @LightfootForChi : “Repeat gun offender, free on bail for gun possession, is charged with murdering teen in drive-by” http://www.cwbchicago.com/2019/06/repeat-gun-offender-free-on-bail-for.html 
Perp was released early from his SECOND felony gun conviction.

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Dana Loesch

@DLoesch

More for you, Mayor @LightfootForChi : “University of Chicago Crime Lab looked at 2016’s increase in bloodshed, it found that about 80 percent of homicide victims had a prior arrest, and almost 30 percent had a prior gun arrest.” https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-gun-chicago-violence-murder-johnsonl-springfield-repeat-offender-edit-0310-jm-20170309-story.html 

Springfield: Want to reduce shootings and killings in Chicago? Pass this bill

A bill in Springfield supported by Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson would fight violent crime by targeting repeat gun offenders. It should pass.

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Dana Loesch

@DLoesch

The reason Mayor @LightfootForChi was so rude responding to @SenTedCruz is because acknowledging Chicago’s widely reported problem with repeat offenders and light sentencing lays bare that this is a a problem with her and her party’s leadership — NOT law abiding gun owners.

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Let’s be clear: Lightfoot is ashamed of the violence in Chicago. If her city’s gun control policies were truly working, then Democrats would repeatedly point to Chicago as an example of why “common sense gun laws” are needed across the nation. But they don’t. In fact, any time a law-abiding gun owner mentions the violence in Chicago, it’s like we’re supposed to omit Chicago from the discussion. It’s like we’re supposed to completely ignore the continual issues the city has.

Adam Schiff Takes A Giant Step Away From Impeachment

H/T The Lid.

While Pencil Neck Adam Schiff(Delusional-CA)maybe be backing down on impeachment but his Comrade Jerry Nadler(Delusional-NY)is going balls to the wall on impeachment.

I can not help but laugh when I hear Pencil Neck Adam Schiff(Delusional-CA)referred to as Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee as we all know Congress and the term intelligence is an oxymoron.

Adam Schiff has always been one of the lead liars pushing the fake Russian scandal. From the very beginning, the bug-eyed barrister from Burbank claimed to have proof that President Trump colluded with the Russians. He never came up with that proof. And thanks to Robert Mueller’s performance at his congressional hearings that proof seems even more nonsensical than ever. Even Democrats believe the  Mueller testimony was a disaster, but Adam Schiff-head says Pres Trump was proven to be a crook.  But if he really believed Trump to be guilty he wouldn’t have taken the giant step away from Impeachment he took today.

On CNN’s “New Day,” he praised Mueller’s performance as powerful, but gave little weight to the possibility of Trump being impeached, saying the only way he’s leaving office, at this point, is “by being voted out.”

Well, I think for the first time, people got to hear from the man who did the investigation himself. His work was not filtered by Bill Barr who misrepresented it. It wasn’t filtered by the president who certainly misrepresents it on a daily basis.

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But this is guy who spent the last two years of his life, has served the country his entire life talking, about that work and laying out how unethical, unpatriotic, criminal these actions are to willingly accept help from a foreign government to obstruct justice. So I think hearing that from the man who did the work was powerful.

The only thing powerfull about Mueller’s testimony was the feeling of sadness people had. seeing the former special prosecutor look so feeble.

We do need to be realistic, and that is, the only way he’s leaving office, at least at this point, is by being voted out, and I think our efforts need to be made in every respect to make sure we turn out our people.  Should we put the country through an impeachment? I haven’t been convinced yet that we should. Going through that kind of momentous and disruptive experience for the country, I think, is not something we go into lightly.”

But making false claims about a president is something Schiff goes into lightly. And those claims will continue.  Adam Schiff talks about Trump’s actions putting this country in danger but he doesn’t really care about that. He cares about his party more than national security. That was proven when he became Barack Obama’s house-Jew and helped to lead the effort to sell America on the lousy Iran deal. The same could be said about his Chairman-partner-in-crime the Jerrold Nadler.

Their only purpose in pushing the false Russia/obstruction narrative has ALWAYS been about returning the Oval Office to Democratic Party hands. They never cared about the truth, nor did they care that the American people wanted Donald Trump to be their president.  Even his step back from impeachment has nothing to do with what he believes. He’s only backing away to protect 2020 Democratic Party votes, and to raise his standing among the party leadership. Schiff doesn’t really believe what he says, he has no conscience.

To paraphrase something Shiff said during the Mueller hearing.  We can — and must — decide that this centuries-old experiment we call America is worth cherishing. And the ONLY way to do that is to stop the Democrats’ effort to overturn the 2016 election and to make sure they lose again in 2020.

Below is a video of the bug-eyed barrister from Burbank’s appearance on CNN’s New Day.

 

Baltimore Mayor: ‘We’re Not Going to Cooperate’ in ICE Raids

H/T Breitbart.

Hopefully, the DOJ will bring charges against these Delusional DemocRats.

Baltimore’s mayor announced Friday that his city would not be the one to cooperate in a series of targeted immigration enforcement raids taking place on Sunday.

“We’re not going to cooperate,” said Democrat Baltimore Mayor Jack Young, who spoke Friday at a protest rally outside City Hall, according to a report from WJZ.

Young’s city is one of ten cities in the U.S. that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) targeted for deportation raids that would expel anyone in the U.S. not in the country legally.

“I said that we were not going to engage with ICE in the deportation or apprehension of any immigrants in the City of Baltimore.” Mayor Young added.

President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that the raids would take place Sunday, and would mostly be focused on criminals with “final deportation orders.” The raids are expected to last several days in ten different cities— including Atlanta, Denver, Baltimore, Chicago, New York, Houston, Miami, New Orleans, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

Other Democrat mayors, including Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, have also vowed not to cooperate with federal immigration officers conducting the raids.

Congressional Black Caucus Slams Justice Dems for Targeting Black Reps

H/T The Washington Free Beacon.

It is funny to see the Delusional DemocRats at war with each other.

If a DemocRat does not run to embrace the radical left they get primaried by the radical left.

Yet if said DemocRat does embrace the radical left if they are from areas carried by President Trump in 2016 they lose to their Republican opponent.

CBC member compares Justice Democrats to the ‘Russian trolls of 2016’ sowing division in Democratic Party.

Democratic lawmakers in the Congressional Black Caucus expressed anger over Justice Democrats attempting to oust black lawmakers in the primaries, saying the group’s strategy is “a bunch of B.S.”

Justice Democrats, a progressive group aligned with freshman representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.), is publicly backing primary challengers to several CBC members, including Reps. William Lacy Clay (Mo.) and Hakeem Jeffries (N.Y.). Reps. Yvette Clarke (N.Y.), Joyce Beatty (Ohio), Emanuel Cleaver (Mo.) and Anthony Brown (D-Md.) have also expressed concerns about potentially being targeted in future weeks and months, according to the Hill.

Rep. Gregory Meeks, a senior CBC member and Queens Democratic Party boss, told the Hill it “seems strange” that “social Democrats seem to be targeting members of the Congressional Black Caucus, individuals who have stood and fought to make sure that African Americans are included and part of this process.”

“I don’t know what that agenda is, but if they want to come after members of the Black Caucus, it’s two ways,” Meeks said.

Clay, who has represented his district since 2001, said it’s “insulting” to the intelligence of voters in Missouri for Justice Democrats to target him.

“They are going after the wrong target. Instead of fighting Republicans and defeating Trump and holding on to our majority, they find it convenient to go after their own, which is to me a bunch of B.S.,” Clay told the Hill. He compared Justice Democrats to “Russian trolls of 2016,” saying they are sowing division in the Democratic Party.

Rep. Donald McEachin (Va.), another CBC member, was also frustrated by the Justice Democrats, saying the black lawmakers the group targets have some of the most progressive voting records in the caucus.

“I think challenging other Democrats in the primary when we’re trying to hold on to the majority is wrong unless the person is so far out of bounds, so far away from Democratic orthodoxy, but that’s not what’s going on here,” McEachin said.

Meeks has called for a meeting between CBC leaders and Justice Democrats to figure out why they are being targeted in the Democratic primaries.

“We have to find out who they are. Who is really running this show. We have to figure that out,” Meeks said.

Alexandra Rojas, the executive director of Justice Democrats, pushed back against the CBC, noting they have endorsed several candidates of color.

“We are supporting a black woman who is a community organizer who has taken on police brutality in the St. Louis area,” Rojas said. “Seventy percent of congressional districts in America have no competitive general election; primaries are often the only places where voters can have a real say.”

“Barack Obama first ran for Congress in a primary challenge to Rep. Bobby Rush, a CBC member,” Rojas added. “This is a democracy and voters deserve choices.”

The friction between the CBC and Justice Democrats comes amid the tensions in the House Democratic Caucus.  Earlier this week, Ocasio-Cortez accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) of singling out “newly elected women of color” during an interview with the Washington Post. Her comment responded to Pelosi’s New York Times interview with Maureen Dowd, where she took a jab at Ocasio-Cortez and her “squad” of freshman progressive colleagues in the House.

“All these people have their public whatever and their Twitter world,” Pelosi said. “But they didn’t have any following. They’re four people and that’s how many votes they got.”

“When these comments first started, I kind of thought that she was keeping the progressive flank at more of an arm’s distance in order to protect more moderate members, which I understood,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “But the persistent singling out … it got to a point where it was just outright disrespectful … the explicit singling out of newly elected women of color.”

 

 

Lt. Col. Allen West Says ‘Pelosi Just … Committed a High Crime and Misdemeanor’

H/T Western Journal.

While Lt. Colonel Allen  West is correct nothing will happen to Pelosi for two reasons one Delusional DemocRats control the House and our two-tiered justice system looks the other way for Delusional Democrats and the rich.

San Fran Nan is both rich and a Delusional DemocRat. 

President Donald Trump has repeatedly claimed that the Democrats are impeding his efforts to reform immigration and address the crisis at the southern border.

Republican lawmakers such as Sen. Ted CruzRep. Dan Crenshaw and Rep. Matt Gaetz have joined the president in criticizing their political opponents’ disingenuous exploitation of the issues.

And they are telling the truth.

A recent report from National Review quoted Nancy Pelosi giving advice to illegal immigrants on how to avoid arrest and deportation.

“An ICE deportation warrant is not the same as a search warrant,” Pelosi said at a press conference. “If that is the only document ICE brings to a home raid, agents do not have the legal right to enter a home. If ICE agents don’t have a warrant signed by a judge, a person may refuse to open the door and let them in,” Pelosi continued.

If that wasn’t bad enough, Pelosi went on, behind closed doors, to explain her “know your rights” campaign for illegal immigrants.

If the fact that the Speaker of the House is advising illegal immigrants on how to avoid apprehension from Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers doesn’t sit well with you, you aren’t the only one.

Former Florida Rep. and retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel Allen West responded with the serious charge that Pelosi’s actions bordered on treason.

“Unless I am grossly mistaken, Ms. Pelosi just violated her oath of office and has committed a high crime and misdemeanor,” West tweeted.

Allen West

@AllenWest

Unless I am grossly mistaken, Ms. Pelosi just violated her oath of office and has committed a high crime and misdemeanor https://theoldschoolpatriot.com/know-your-rights-no-youre-wrong-nancy/ 

‘Know Your Rights?’ No, You’re Wrong, Nancy!

Unless I am grossly mistaken, Ms. Pelosi just violated her oath of office and has committed a high crime and misdemeanor.

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“High crimes and misdemeanors” is a classification of offense for which Art. II, Sec. 4 of U.S. Constitution provides grounds for impeachment.

And West may be right.

According to Jon Roland of the Constitution Society, high crimes refer “to those punishable offenses that only apply to high persons, that is, to public officials, those who, because of their official status, are under special obligations that ordinary persons are not under, and which could not be meaningfully applied or justly punished if committed by ordinary persons.”

Put another way, “a high crime is an affront to the state, to the people, the body politic,” as Jeffrey A. Engel, director of the Southern Methodist University Center for Presidential History, says.

West’s accusation could be true if Congress found Pelosi’s statements and actions constituted “violations of public trust.”

Congressional action against Pelosi is extremely unlikely, but her words and conduct reveal how far the Democrats are willing to go to resist immigration reform.

While one can stand for both American sovereignty and reasonable reform for immigration policy, you can’t be pro-America and champion complete disregard for the rule of law all while thwarting enforcement of current immigration standards.

Trump Is ‘Very Seriously’ Considering This Route To Get That Key Citizenship Question On The Census

H/T Town Hall.

We need the citizenship question on the 2020 census that way we can get a better idea of how many illegals there are in America.

The number of illegals in America is a question Delusional DemocRats do not want answered.

Of the many legal roadblocks, the citizenship question on the 2020 census was one I thought would never be one. We’ve added one before in past surveys. It’s constitutional. The Justices noted that in the recent 5-4 decision to send this back to the lower courts for review. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the liberal wing of the court. The main problem was that the Court didn’t like the Commerce Department’s reasoning for adding the question.

No doubt this was a body blow and it was even more disheartening when Commerce decided that they were going to print the surveys without the question. Again, the question itself is constitutional, but there was no time to hash this legal matter out in time. The clock was already running out. Yet, prior to the Fourth of July holiday, Trump said he ordered the Department of Justice to look into ways to add the question onto the survey.

He had also mulled delaying the census until this matter can be resolved. Now, the president might just add it through executive order. As Obama said, elections have consequences and he had a phone and a pen. Yep, and that applies to any president (via Associated Press):

President Donald Trump said Friday he is “very seriously” considering an executive order to try to force the inclusion of a citizenship question as part of the 2020 Census.

Speaking to reporters as he departed the White House for a weekend in New Jersey, Trump said the idea is among four or five options he’s considering as he pushes the issue.

“It’s one of the ways that we’re thinking about doing it, very seriously,” he said, despite the fact that the government has already begun the process of printing the census questionnaire without that question.

[…]

An executive order would not, by itself, override court rulings blocking the inclusion of the citizenship question. But such an action from Trump would perhaps give administration lawyers a new basis to try to persuade federal courts that the question could be included.

This is a key question. If you don’t have the right to vote here, you shouldn’t be counted. Sorry, only citizens should be counted and this strikes at the heart of Democratic Party power. They’ve harnessed and exploited illegal aliens for years to boost their delegations on the Hill.

This could undercut that immensely, especially in California. They cannot let this happen. So, even though an executive action won’t overrule the courts per se, it will spark yet another meltdown about this presidency.

That alone is worth doing. It will be great to see the liberal media have a meltdown again. And it will probably guarantee that the 2020 Democratic candidates would peddle positions to counter this move that goes so far to the left, they’ll go off the cliff. I mean they’re already insane now.

Do it, President Trump.

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UPDATE: As for the DOJ legal team, well, a Maryland judge affirmed that they’re pursuing adding the question per the White House demands (via WaPo):

Government lawyers affirm administration will pursue adding citizenship question to 2020 Census, according to statement to Maryland judge. This is a developing story that will be updated.

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A federal judge in Maryland overseeing one of three lawsuits on the citizenship question has given the Trump administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it intends to proceed.

U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel has indicated he is poised to authorize litigants to start producing information in the case before him, which raises questions about whether the government had a discriminatory intent in asking for the addition.

In a call shortly before the 2 p.m. deadline, a Department of Justice lawyer said the government still doesn’t know what it plans to do, according to Thomas A. Saenz, president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, which represents some of the plaintiffs challenging the question.