Have nothing to do with the [evil] things that people do, things that belong to the darkness. Instead, bring them out to the light... [For] when all things are brought out into the light, then their true nature is clearly revealed...

-Ephesians 5:11-13

Category Archives: Politics

Biden’s Low Approval Ratings Bode Well for Republicans in 2022

This article first appeared at TheNewAmerican.com on Thursday, April 29, 2021: 

Despite efforts by major pollsters to make their president look good, the raw numbers from RealClearPolitics are dismal for Old Joe: He is tracking a good 15 points below the average of the last 14 presidents at the end of their first 100 days in office.

During an interview with Just the News AM on Wednesday, pollster John McLaughlin (who tracked Trump’s ratings during the president’s first term) said, “the fact he is only in the low 50s right now is a really bad sign for Joe Biden.” According to ABC News, the average approval rating for the past 14 presidents polled at the end of their first 100 days is 66 percent.

The major problem Biden has is that he has lied, and lied, and lied to the American people, and they’re already sick of it. McLaughlin explained:

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RINO Liz Cheney Won’t Rule Out 2024

This article was first published by  TheNewAmerican.com on Wednesday, April 28, 2021:

Liz Cheney, Wyoming’s RINO representative and surviving leader of the House Republican Conference, saw her chance and she took it. Despite claiming that all is well inside the GOP — unity, confidence, enthusiasm over the party’s prospects to retake the House in 2022, etc. — she never misses an opportunity to speak to the press or sit for an interview and indirectly bash Donald Trump and his supporters.

When asked about whether she was considering running for the presidency in 2024, she gushed: “I’m not going to rule anything in or out — ever is a long time.”

The GOP conference held in Orlando last week (close to Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, although Cheney didn’t invite him to attend) is an annual affair, situated far from Washington, where the party regulars gather to lick their wounds and plan for their future.

This year it was all about “unity,” but Cheney made sure that that “unity” did not and would not ever (if she had her way) include Donald Trump.

Or anyone who supports him:

I do think that some of our candidates who led the charge — particularly the senators who led the unconstitutional charge not to certify the election … in my view that’s disqualifying.

For Cheney, Trump’s popularity is a mirage: “I think right now the Republican Party is headed by Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy.… I think our elected leaders are the ones who are in charge of the Republican Party.”

Nothing was mentioned about her low polling numbers in Wyoming. Following her noisy vote to impeach Trump for allegedly inciting the January 6 Capitol Hill riot, her popularity in a state that voted for Donald Trump 70-30 over Biden dropped like a stone. The latest poll shows that only 10 percent of Republican voters (and 13 percent of all Wyoming voters) said they would vote to reelect her in 2022. Further, several opponents are challenging her in the state’s primary, with one of them, State Senator Anthony Bouchard, already holding a 30-point lead over Cheney.

She did it to herself, by declaring on January 12:

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Small Christian College Sues Biden Administration Over Campus-housing Rules

This article was first published by TheNewAmerican.com on Monday, April 26, 2021:  

The College of the Ozarks, a small Christian college, has sued the Biden administration over its demand that, following an outrageous ruling by the Supreme Court, colleges must allow male and female students in the same bathrooms, dorm rooms, and dormitories.

Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) is assisting the college in its fight to retain its right to follow its religious tenets. The suit declares that the Biden administration, through its administrative agency Housing and Urban Development (HUD), now suddenly “requires private religious colleges to place biological males into female dormitories and assign them as females’ roommates.”

The president of the college, Dr. Jerry Davis, said the move is just part of the escalating attack on religious freedom in the United States: “Religious freedom is under attack in America, and we won’t stand on the sidelines and watch.”

He added,

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Mike Lindell’s New Social-networking Site Hacked, Not able to Accept New Accounts — for Now

This article was first published by TheNewAmerican.com on Wednesday, April 21, 2021:

My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell said he invested millions in frankspeech.com, his new social-networking site — a cross between Facebook and Twitter — that would be invulnerable to outside attacks. He said people would be able to create their own personal profiles and make comments.

His efforts to generate interest exceeded his fondest expectations: During the opening “Frankathon” at his website, more than 90 million people viewed it.

But, thanks to “a massive attack,” most of them weren’t able to create accounts. Lindell didn’t elaborate. Instead, on his site he explained why he spent four years and millions in building it:

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“Hero Pay” Mandates Are Putting “Heroes” Out of Work

This article was published on Monday, April 19, 2021 at TheNewAmerican.com:  

Thanks to “hero pay” or “hazardous duty pay” mandates passed by politicians suffering from hubris, ignorance, and socialist ideology, grocery giant Kroger closed two of its stores in Long Beach, California, on Saturday. In its announcement, the chain said:

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Nebraska Joins Growing Number of Second Amendment Sanctuary States

This article was initially published by TheNewAmerican.com on Thursday, April 15, 2021: 

When Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation on Wednesday declaring his state a “Second Amendment Sanctuary State,” he joined an increasing number of other governors pushing back against unconstitutional federal overreach at the hands of the Biden administration and the Democrat-controlled Congress.

He said:

Nebraska has always been a state that has supported our Second Amendment rights. As a symbol of that support, I am signing a proclamation declaring Nebraska a Second Amendment Sanctuary State, and, with my signature, it will become official.

He also thinks it’s enforceable against federal encroachment:

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Latest 5-4 Supreme Court Decision Reveals Danger of Court Packing

This article was first published by TheNewAmerican.com on Monday, April 12, 2021:

The Supreme Court got it right on Friday, April 9, when it ruled that California’s COVID shutdown rules violated both the First and the 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

But it was by the narrowest of margins: 5-4, with Chief Justice John Roberts once again siding with the liberals on the court.

This is the fifth time the high court has been forced to overrule similar decisions from the Ninth Circuit on California’s COVID-19 restrictions on religious exercise. Justices Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch, and Amy Coney Barrett made up the majority, while Justices Roberts, Breyer, Kagan, and Sotomayor supported California over the complaints brought by Santa Clara pastor Jeremy Wong and others.

Liberal Justice Elena Kagan wrote the dissent, claiming that California was fully justified in impinging and infringing upon people’s First- and 14th Amendment-guaranteed rights because the state was relying on “experts’ scientific findings” to justify those infringements.

In his book One Vote Away, published last September, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) made the point that Americans are just one vote away from not only losing precious rights guaranteed in the Bill of Rights but losing the Republic altogether. He used numerous close calls to illustrate and prove his point: just one vote on the Supreme Court preserves the right to speak freely, to keep and bear arms, and to exercise freedom of religion.

As we noted on Saturday, regarding Biden’s executive order establishing the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court will explore much more than just the need to expand (read: pack) the Supreme Court:

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Biden’s “American Jobs Plan” Unlikely to Pass the Senate

This article was first published by TheNewAmerican.com on Friday, April 9, 2021:  

Joe Biden’s “American Jobs Plan” — a costly boondoggle that is more grift than substance — is going nowhere, for several reasons. First, the latest study of his so-called infrastructure bill by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) shows that instead of increasing employment, if passed the bill would not only reduce employment but slow the economy and reduce wages as well.

It would do everything possible to slow the economy:

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Idea of Trump Becoming House Speaker or President in 2023 Gaining Traction

This article was first published by TheNewAmerican.com on Thursday, April 8, 2021:  

It took Joseph Farah, editor-in-chief of WorldNetDaily (WND), just four days after Joe Biden’s inauguration to suggest that, under certain circumstances, Donald Trump could regain the presidency as early as 2023, prior to his reelection for a full second term in 2024.

The winds of politics would have to blow in a most surprising way. But then again, Trump is perhaps the most surprising president of modern times.

According to Farah, here is how it could play out:

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Iowa the 19th State to Push Back Against Biden Gun Control

This article was first published at TheNewAmerican.com on Monday, April 5, 2021:  

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed into law on Good Friday the latest manifestation of the pushback against federal tyranny taking place across the land. The instant issue is “constitutional carry” — the freedom to enjoy a right without first being required to obtain governmental permission to do so — but the larger issue is this: People belonging to the Country Class are getting sick and tired of the Ruling Class and its condescension and its imposition of its tyrannical agenda.

The new state law, which becomes effective on July 1, allows Iowans to purchase a handgun from private sources without obtaining permission first, and further, to carry it on their person, also without first having to get governmental permission.

Said Reynolds:

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Texas Governor Demands “Border Czar” Harris Do Something About Southern Invasion; Still Waiting to Hear Back

This article was first published at TheNewAmerican.com on Thursday, April 1, 2021:  

It’s been two days since Texas Governor Greg Abbott fired off a letter to Vice President Kamala Harris, President Biden’s “Border Czar,” demanding she do something about the flood of illegals pouring into his state, and he has heard nothing back but crickets.

He called the flood a “surge”:

I write to you about the surge in illegal crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border, which continues to fuel a humanitarian crisis, particularly for unaccompanied minors.

 

Now that President Biden has named you Border Czar in charge of the administration’s response, I want to express to you the threats and challenges caused by this administration’s open border policies.

 

These policies embolden and enrich cartels, smugglers, and human traffickers who continue to ramp up their criminal operations.

 

In many cases, these criminals lure unaccompanied minors into inhumane conditions and expose them to abuse and terror.

Abbott uses the “editorial ‘we’” in his demand:

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Orange County, California, Shooting: Shooter Violated Many Gun-control Laws

This article was first published by TheNewAmerican.com on Thursday, April 1, 2021:

Details about the fourth mass shooting under the Biden administration remain sketchy, but certain facts are becoming known.

The shooter, a male, entered a building complex in Orange County around 5:30pm Wednesday evening and was able to murder four people and wound another before law-enforcement officers arrived on the scene and neutralized him.

Among the victims was “a child,” according to reports.

The other mass shootings — a mass shooting being defined as an incident in which at least four victims were shot, not including the shooter; or in which four or more victims are murdered with firearms — during the Biden administration included:

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California Sues ATF, Demanding It Banish “Ghost Guns”

This article was first published by TheNewAmerican.com on Tuesday, March 30, 2021:  

The lawsuit filed by the State of California and the Giffords Law Center last fall to force the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to ban “ghost guns” is so filled with misstatements, half-truths, and just plain outright lies that Dean Weingarten decided to expose them.

Weingarten, a former peace officer, military officer, and certified firearms safety instructor since 1973, found so many errors of fact and false assumptions made by the plaintiffs that it’s taken him three separate analyses to cover them all.

In its 59-page brief demanding that the court require the ATF to rewrite its rules,

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Sixth Circuit Says ATF “Bump Stock” Ban Unconstitutional, Sends It Back to Lower Court

This article was published by TheNewAmerican.com on Monday, March 29, 2021:  

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (Michigan) finally ruled on Thursday on the so-called bump stocks case that has been pending since December 2019, i.e., the attempt by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to arbitrarily and unilaterally rewrite its own rule about “bump stocks.” The court ruled that the effort by the ATF is unconstitutional:

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Falling Revenues Putting Liberal Journalists Out of Work

This article was first published by TheNewAmerican.com on Friday, March 26, 2021:  

Not surprisingly, as revenues of the major media continue to drop, layoffs of journalists increase. As The New American recently reported, CNN, the Washington Post, the New York Times, and other media outlets are suffering massive defections from their ranks of readers and viewers. It noted that CNN has lost nearly 60 percent of its key demographics, those aged 25 to 54 that advertisers are looking for.

And layoffs are creating a group of liberal journalists trying to find someone to blame. One of their targets is Freddie DeBoer, a liberal writer who has been able to prosper through his often-offensive posts on politics.

DeBoer had enough and he responded on Monday:

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CNN Isn’t the Only Network Whose Viewership Is Collapsing

This article was first published by TheNewAmerican.com on Wednesday, March 24, 2021:

CNN has been hemorrhaging viewers ever since the new administration captured the White House. Nielsen Media Research reported that the far-left media outlet has lost nearly half of its prime-time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.) audience since the inauguration. It averaged 2.5 million prime-time viewers from November 4, the day after the faux election, to inauguration day, January 20.

Since then its viewership has plummeted, dropping to just 1.6 million. But among the key demographic that advertisers are most interested in — adults age 25-54 — the drop was even worse, down 47 percent over that same period.

It gets even worse.

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Boulder Shooting: Where Were the Defenders?

This article was first published by TheNewAmerican.com on Tuesday, March 23, 2021:  

By the time first responders arrived at the scene, shooting suspect Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa had had plenty of time to murder 10 people. Police received the first call at just after 2:30pm on Monday afternoon and the first responder, Boulder Police Officer Eric Talley, arrived at 2:40pm.

Alissa, a resident of Arvada about 25 miles away, entered the King Soopers grocery store in the Table Mesa neighborhood of Boulder, Colorado, and began, according to eyewitnesses, picking off customers at random with his AR15 semi-automatic rifle.

When Talley arrived, a firefight ensued, and the suspect was able to hold off law officers until 3:21 p.m. when, wounded, he was finally taken into custody.

The mainstream media focused on two things: 1) his motive; and 2) the opportunity to press for more gun laws.

As of 9:04 a.m. Tuesday morning, Boulder’s Daily Camera couldn’t report a motive, only that the shooter had been charged with 10 counts of murder.

But rabid anti-gun Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) saw the moment of opportunity, and he took it, tweeting:

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Trump 2024 Depends on 2022

This article was published by TheNewAmerican.com on Friday, March 19, 2021: 

With every utterance in every forum, Donald Trump is accomplishing two things: keeping a very high profile that the kept media cannot ignore, and tantalizing his supporters that he is increasingly likely to run for reelection in 2024.

In his final speech as president on January 20, President Trump told a crowd of his supporters at Joint Base Andrews: “We love you. We will be back in some form.”

That form is taking shape.

Peter Navarro, a former advisor to President Trump, predicted a week later in an interview with Fox News host Jeanine Pirro: “When Donald Trump gets elected in a landslide in 2024 he’s going to roll out the same kind of executive orders [as Biden] to roll things back.”

In his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Trump further tantalized his supporters, declaring that his political journey is “far from over.”

The media furor over the commentary by Meghan Markle, the controversial wife of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, gave Trump still another chance to weigh in on his political future. Fox News host Maria Bartiromo asked him what he thought of running against Markle, who has been eyeing a potential presidential run. She asked:

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New Polling Shows Welcome Change in Americans’ View of Communist China: It’s an Enemy!

This article was first published by TheNewAmerican.com on Wednesday, March 17, 2021:  

Recent polling conducted by Rasmussen, Pew Research, and Gallup reveals a remarkable, and welcome, turnabout in how most Americans view China: The communist regime running that country is an enemy, not a friend. And its determination to rule the world is finally being taken seriously.

A late-December poll conducted by Rasmussen for Just the News revealed that just seven percent of U.S. voters consider that regime as an “ally” while 89 percent “consider China a competitor or enemy, rather than a partner.”

Rasmussen noted that

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FreedomWorks Initiates Another Counterweight to Biden Agenda

This article was published by TheNewAmerican.com on Tuesday, March 16, 2021:  

The president of the six-million-member FreedomWorks, Adam Brandon, announced on Sunday that his conservative activist group has initiated the National Election Protection Initiative as a “counterweight” to the Biden administration’s efforts to collectivize the United States. Brandon, who also hosts Newsmax TV’s Save the Nation Sunday morning show, introduced the National Election Protection Initiative’s chair, attorney Cleta Mitchell:

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