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June 29, 2018

The Morning Report 6/29/18


Good morning kids. The weekend is here and with it the penultimate day of June and the halfway point of 2018. What a year it's been so far, underscored by what has happened this week, both the good and the evil. That said, in the lead this morning is the horrific shooting at an Annapolis, Maryland newspaper yesterday afternoon that has left five people dead and several others wounded. First and foremost, we send our prayers and condolences for the victims, families and friends (more here on the victims). Each one was someone's father, mother, husband, wife, brother or sister and a vital human being. It is beyond loathsome that almost within minutes of the news breaking, the already unhinged, unstable left defecated on the memories of the barely deceased victims to blood-libel the President, the NRA and the millions of decent law-abiding citizens in this nation who are only guilty of loving their country, their families and neighbors and the inalienable G-d-given right enshrined in the Constitution to defend them.

What is worse than that and personally hateful to me and all of you I suspect is that they are forcing us to have to defend ourselves against these kinds of vicious, politically motivated agitprop-like rhetoric, the only purpose of which is to be used for political advantage. And in the wake of a string of incredibly significant victories at the SCOTUS, the deciding vote in every one cast by Justice Gorsuch, and the announcement of Anthony Kennedy's retirement, I suspect that the rhetoric will be ramped up that much higher if it's even possible.

That said, the narrative that the gunman was fueled by the President's constant and harsh criticism of the American media - thoroughly justifiable and absolutely none of it violent - is already falling apart. He evidently had a long-standing grudge against the paper that went back at least six years. But then again, the President's consensual affair from a dozen or more years ago as well as surreptitiously-taped private trash talk from 20 years ago disqualifies him from picking justices to the court, let alone his nose according to the Left.

Not that I am making it, but a better case of incitement could be brought against Maxine Waters (as Sean Hannity has done [see the link below]) who along with Barack Obama has beat a constant drum of "getting in peoples' faces," "bringing a gun(!) to a knife fight" and not giving them a moment's peace, calling political opponents Hitler and Nazis, and equating the proper enforcement of just and long-standing laws the equivalent of sending innocent children to the gas chamber. I don't really know the details of the feud between the shooter and the paper, but if I wanted to play the game of the Left, the overall climate of fear and hatred that they alone are responsible for can be legitimately said to have created the atmosphere that perhaps was the straw that broke the camel's back, even in this instance which may or may not have had a political component to it. That's a lot closer to actually accurate than "fake but accurate" IMHO. Lastly, please make sure you bring in Camera Hogg to hit the campaign trail with Ocasio-Cortez and call for the total abolition of the Second Amendment - and put it on ICE.

Let's move along to the Mueller Flea Circus where yesterday Rod Rosenscum endured a brutal grilling by Jim Jordan, Trey Gowdy and Ron Desantis, who actually asked the seminal question of the hack traitor (paraphrasing) how is it you're conducting an investigation based on the firing of James Comey that you yourself recommended and the IG report confirmed as warranted? And, as is always the case, these haughty stooges who fancy themselves as dictators had to make themselves out to be bumbling fumbling Sgt. Schultz-types who know nothing about anything and anybody despite being their bosses. Laughable if it were not so rage inducing. Click here for Rush's take and parsing of the testimony as well as the links below. And Christopher Wray, what a jerk. That said, the House has now ordered them to hand over all Russia-related documents by July 6th, AND a judge has ordered the DoJ to abide by a FOIA request from Judicial Watch regarding Fusion-GPS communications of Nellie Ohr, wife of FBI agent Bruce Ohr.

Moving on to the retirement of Anthony Kennedy, Mitch McCoCbrother and others in the GOP are stating their intention to seat his replacement by October, before the start of the next term and, of course, the November midterms. The Dems are going ape (but I and they repeat ourselves) and for obvious reasons, and vowing to block any nominee (but they repeat themselves). That said, I saw a piece yesterday that mass-assassin-linked Dick Durbin is freely admitting that they can do noting to stop the President. But as Mark Levin warns, and justifiably so given the nature of who and what is Republican, only the GOP can aid and abet the Dems in sabotaging any SCOTUS pick. PDT is reportedly in a full-court press with the red state Dem senators who voted to confirm Gorsuch and who are now facing defeat in November. Stay tuned. In any case, the Left can thank Harry Reid for nuking the filibuster in his desire to pack the DC Circuit. He did it, in between bites of his catamite sammich, either as an insurance policy if Hillary lost or out of hubris thinking she'd win and the Dems would seal the fate of the judiciary - and the nation - forever afterwards. How'd that work out, Harry?

On the Amnesty front, Federal agents liberated the Portland ICE offices from the thugs and scum who "occupied" it and arrested nine of them, a new poll reveals that a large majority of Dems do not want ICE abolished; tell that to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and especially Chubby Kirsten Gillibrand, who blows with the wind on this issue among other things. Along with several good links on the issue is one that many here in the Moron Horde have suggested; a tax on remittances to pay for the wall and more crucially to de-incentivize jumping the border in the first place. Well if these dreamy DREAMers are the flag-waving, upstanding, law-abiding Yankees that they and the Left claim to be, then they should be ready, willing and eager to pay their fair share in taxes, right Fauxcahontas and Sandersnista? /sarc.

On to the political front which dovetails nicely with Immigration and Amnesty since the shocking victory of a glib, attractive albeit completely clueless and anti-semite-linked Commie over a machine Democrat stalwart. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is open borders Reconquista all the way and is championing the abolition of ICE. As noted, Schemer's ventriloquist dummy Gillibrand is now mouthing that line, perhaps independently of her puppet master, as she is sensing the political shitstorm that is whipping through the Democrat Party. It turns out that the official Democrat Socialist Party is starting to draw new members, no doubt disaffected by the Democrat Party and infected by the latter's constant drumbeat of identity politics. On the one hand, this is something that I had hoped for as it will split the vote going forward unless and until one or the other entity absorbs its rival. The bad news is too many young people as exemplified by Ocasio-Cortez are all to eager to follow the Pied Piper of Brattleboro straight off a cliff and into a gulag - after pushing all of us off first. The indoctrination machine of academia has got to be addressed. That's the real war that must be won. But in the short term, the successes of PDT, the roaring economy, the knowledge that we need to confirm the next Gorsuch and perhaps one or two others, and the disintegration of the Democrats means they are in deep doo-doo this November. Still, take nothing for granted.

The big news on the international scene is that mass protests are breaking out again all over Iran, this time affecting drawing in more of the affluent, intellectual citizenry (such as it is) along with the long-time disaffected blue collar types. And the other factor that could really tip the scales and topple the regime is the effects of the US withdrawal from the Obama Nuke Deal Sellout and the reimposition of sanctions. In Israel, Sara Netanyahu, wife of Bibi, has been indicted on some sort of corruption charge but so far it won't have an effect on the ruling Likud majority.

Finally, as we look closer to home, another indicator of a strong Trump economy is the breaking ground of a new Foxcon factory in Wisconsin. Union people, especially the much-cited and long-forgotten blue dog Democrats are taking notice an are appreciative. As we had noted, the Janus decision is going to wipe out the Democrat shakedown machine and perhaps dry it up for good, despite the efforts of bloodsuckers like Cuomo and others to try and get around the ruling and shake down the citizenry to prop up the unions, and launder donations to the Democrat Party.

Anyway, links from around the world, across the nation and up your street. Have a better one and remain blessed.

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