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Playing the racism/sexism card: Kamala Harris wonders if America can elect a woman of color

Pro-tip Kamala: It’s not the color of your skin or your gender that makes you unelectable. It might have something to do with the following:

Kamala Harris Supports Mandatory Buyback of Assault Weapons
Kamala Harris’ Plan for Medicare for All
Sen. Kamala Harris helps reintroduce Debt-Free College Act in Senate
Kamala Harris’ criminal justice reform plan can’t be trusted
Kamala Harris: ‘Long History of Flip Flops

Progressives never met a card they could not play…

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Kamala Harris claims President Trump “already confessed” so impeachment shouldn’t take very long

You demorats have been screeching about impeachment for almost three years. If you really got the goods, then DO IT NOW. And don’t do it behind closed doors.

From Daily Mail: Kamala Harris claimed the impeachment of President Trump ‘shouldn’t take very long…because he has already confessed’.

The Democratic 2020 presidential candidate said on Sunday that Trump has already admitted to the necessary ‘high crimes and misdemeanors’ outlined in the Constitution to see him removed from office.

Speaking at the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) forum in Iowa, Harris, who was previously attorney general of California and San Francisco, was asked if she would prosecute Trump.

The senator replied that Congress should already have enough to force Trump from the White House after his phone call with Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelensky was made public.

She told the audience: ‘Here’s the thing, I have been calling for the impeachment of this president for a long time and for the process to proceed, and based on everything I know, yes.

Trump is accused of trying to pressure Ukrainian leaders to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, over his time on the board of a natural gas company in the country.

In a phone call on July 25, Trump is alleged to have threatened to withhold aid to Ukraine unless a Ukrainian prosecutor looks into the Bidens. Trump denied any ‘quid pro quo’ was offered in the call and the White House later released a redacted transcript of the conversation.

Harris has previously called for Trump to be impeached during the nearly two-year Mueller probe over alleged Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential campaign – long before the Ukrainian revelations.

She went on to say on Sunday that Congress’ impeachment proceedings already had a ‘confession’, according to the Daily Wire.

The California senator reportedly added: ‘Here is how I think about it, because we have got a confession and it don’t take a prosecutor to see that was a confession. I mean, we have a confession, we have a cover-up, right?

Joe Biden is currently one of the front-runners for the Democrat 2020 nomination among a dozen candidates, including Harris.

Read the rest of the story here.

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Kamala Harris unveils family leave plan that includes six months paid time off

From Daily Mail: Kamala Harris revealed her plan this week to give new parents six months off – by far the most ambitious plan of any other 2020 candidate.

Her federal-level family leave plan would also offer six months of paid time off for parents taking care of a sick child or caregivers taking care of a sick relative.

‘Guaranteeing six months of paid leave will bring us closer to economic justice for workers and ensures newborn children or children who are sick can get the care they need from a parent without thrusting the family into upheaval,’ the California senator said in a statement announcing her proposal.

Harris’ aggressive family leave proposal is part of her ‘Children’s Agenda,’ which overall aims to improve chances for children in low-income families. It also includes benefits like free preschool for low-to-moderate-income families and childcare subsidies.

Most other Democratic candidates’ plans include a 12-week paid leave period for parents after having a child. Some of the most progressive blue states have already passed laws that offer up to 12 weeks for family leave, but sometimes the included benefits don’t match up to the individual’s usual compensation.

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, who dropped out of the race at the end of August, proposed the Family Act, which was endorsed by three front-runner candidates. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg are all behind the proposal that would provide three months of paid leave.

Up to 66 per cent of each parent’s income would be covered under this plan by an overall increase to payroll taxes. Both new parents would be able to use the family leave benefit whenever they choose.

Harris’ plan would give 100 per cent of families’ income to those earning less than $75,000 for the full six months. She did not clarify in her proposal what the percentage would be for those with higher incomes.

Like Gillibrand’s plan, the cost of Harris’ would also come from raising payroll taxes – but would also come from raising corporate taxes and income taxes on the top 1 per cent.

Six months of paid leave would be expensive, but Harris doesn’t outline how much taxes would go up to help pay for it.

This issue, however, isn’t partisan. In February, Donald Trump’s daughter and Senior Advisor Ivanka Trump went to Capitol Hill to appeal with republican lawmakers to push for a federal paid family leave program.

Trump acknowledged senator’s efforts at the time and said, ‘It’s encouraging to see members on both sides of the aisle putting forward paid family leave proposals.’

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Kamala Harris teams up with Maxine Waters on $13B plan to “end” homelessness

The street of LA…

Not ONE mention of addressing the REAL culprits of homelessness: Drugs and mental health issues. Yet if the actual root of the problem is addressed then there’s no need for continuously siphoning taxpayer dollars.

From HuffPo: Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), who is running for president, introduced a bill Thursday that would invest billions of more dollars in affordable housing and other initiatives to prevent homelessness.

The “Ending Homelessness Act,” which was co-sponsored by Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.), would give an additional $13.27 billion over five years to create an estimated 400,000 affordable housing units.

The funds would go to supportive housing, including homeless shelters and transitional housing, as well as housing vouchers for low-income families and local outreach services to homeless residents.

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) introduced a similar bill in the House in March, which passed in committee and is expected to go to the House floor.

“Too many people don’t have a safe place to call home. We must act quickly to tackle our country’s homelessness crisis head on,” Harris said in a news release. “The women and men who woke up this morning on a bench or under an overpass cannot afford to wait.”

The lack of affordable housing is a nationwide crisis, and California has one of the highest rates of homelessness. On any given day in January 2018, more than 500,000 people were homeless in the U.S., according to a federal report.

Nearly a quarter of the nation’s homeless residents live in California. In the past two years, homelessness has spiked in Los Angeles, parts of which Waters represents, and the San Francisco Bay Area, where Harris is from and had served as district attorney.

President Donald Trump went on a tear last month about homelessness in California, notably complaining about how people living in tents were ruining the “prestige” of San Francisco and Los Angeles.

The streets of San Francisco…

Some of Harris’ fellow 2020 contenders have also zeroed in on homelessness in recent weeks, with former Housing Secretary Julián Castro and former Congressman Beto O’Rourke both visiting California last month to speak with people in homeless encampments.

The funds for Harris’ and Waters’ legislation would be appropriated from mandatory emergency relief funding, according to a news release ― but Harris’ team said it was still to be determined, namely through processes in the Senate committee, exactly where the funds would be drawn from.

“In the richest country in the world, it is simply unacceptable that we have people living in the streets,” Waters said in a news release.

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“Justice for Victims of Lynching Act” – These Words Are Loaded

They Presume “white guilt.”

Did 2 Democrat presidential hopefuls conspire with an entertainer to raise race hatreds for their mutual benefit?

World Net Daily and Gateway Pundit just came out with evidence that the Jussie Smollet race hoax was directly connected to Jessie Jackson (Jr. and Sr.), Kamala Harris, Corey Booker, and Barack Obama.

The false accusati0n of white supremacist racism in the camp of Trump supporters was built to fan the flames of race hatred among blacks, and of white guilt among white liberals and leftists.

Let’s stop and think again about the name of the intended legislation:

“The Justice for Victims of Lynching Act”

Does this not imply that lynching is a current practice in America? And does not the Jussie Smollet hoax deliberately accuse Trump voters of being a hate filled lynch mob?

There is nothing that brings up images of the miscarriage of justice quite so much as the “work” of a lynch mob. And although the KKK is all but gone, the tendency of fallen human nature to do such a thing is all too real. We all need to stand for the rule of law, or the result will be out-of-control violence on all sides.

To use the accusation of lynching at this time is akin to shouting fire in a crowded theater. All reason leaves the dicusion, and adrenaline overrides every conversation. We all go onto full war footing because of the threat of such a thing happening again.

Here’s my take away on this subject

President Lucifer

Obama called himself a man of peace, but worked constantly to divide society on ethnic, racial and religious boundaries for his own advantage. He even tried to re-ignite Catholic-Protestant hostilities during a visit to Ireland. This “lynching” threat is right out of his play book. And it is clear Obama was in support of Jussie Smollett’s awful false accusation. It is no small thing that every entrenched person in the justice system that let Smollett go free has direct ties with Barack Obama.

Here’s the WND article, with a link to the Gateway Pundit article:

https://www.wnd.com/2019/09/new-evidence-suggests-booker-harris-smollett-hoax/


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Carpe Donktum presents, “The Panderfest 2020” official trailer

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After Philadelphia Police shootout, demorats call for more gun control. How about stricter penalties for prohibited possessors and better enforcement?

Facts are a stubborn thing for progressives. Always have been, always will be.

Demorats starting demanding more gun control after the shootout with Philadelphia Police on Wednesday. In some cases, demorats even called for more gun control while the situation was unfolding.

Demorat presidential candidates Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, Beto O’Rourke and Amy Klobuchar took to Twitter to express their outrage pander to voters:

Kamala Harris: “We can’t sit around waiting for others to take action on gun violence. Doing nothing is not an option.”

Pancho Beto: “Thinking of Philadelphia, and everyone impacted by this gun violence epidemic we need to end.”

Amy Klobuchar: “Another tragic shooting. This time in Philadelphia. We have to end this scourge of gun violence.”

Philadelphia shooter & prohibited possessor/ABC 7 News photo

Turns out the shooter was a violent, drug-dealing convicted felon, meaning he wasn’t legally allowed to possess firearms. But he’s a criminal, so did you really expect him to follow the law?

According to NBC Philadelphia, the 36-year-old shooter has a lengthy criminal record that included firearms charges. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said that “he never should have been on the streets.”

And therein lies the problem with demanding more gun control laws while not adequately punishing prohibited possessors.

A report published by the US Sentencing Commission on June 27, 2019 entitled, “Recidivism Among Federal Firearms Offenders” shows that the problem lies in the criminal justice system and progressives’ demand for “criminal justice reform.”

Key findings from their report:

The 3,446 firearms offenders analyzed in this report represent 13.8 percent of the 25,000 offenders in this study who were released in calendar year 2005.

Firearms offenders recidivated at a higher rate than non-firearms offenders. Over two-thirds (68.1%) of firearms offenders were rearrested for a new crime during the eight-year follow-up period compared to less than half of non-firearms offenders (46.3%).

Firearms offenders recidivated more quickly than non-firearms offenders. Of the firearms offenders who recidivated, the median time from release to the first recidivism event was 17 months. Comparatively, the median time from release to the first recidivism event for non-firearms offenders was 22 months.

A greater percentage of firearms offenders were rearrested for serious crimes than non-firearms offenders.

Firearms offenders recidivated at a higher rate than non-firearms offenders in every age group at the time of release from custody.

Read the whole report here.

Maybe, just maybe, we could take a look at punishing firearm offenders more severely.

Also, could we enforce the current gun laws? See the following examples:

“145,000 people in NC whose criminal records should have kept them from buying a gun weren’t even added to the background check database till Dec 2018. And there’s no way to know how many of them bought guns.”

“Out of 112,000 fraudulent 4473s only 12 were prosecuted in 2017.”

“Gun laws that cost millions had little effect because they weren’t enforced

I know these facts will mean absolutely nothing to demorats. Gun grabbers prefer to operate with their emotions.

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Kamala Harris: “You gotta play by the rules but we can’t treat people like criminals”

Remember, liberal logic isn’t designed to make sense.

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Rosie O’Donnell says Biden should drop out of presidential race: “He’s not the future of the democratic party”

From Yahoo: Rosie O’Donnell is calling for Joe Biden to drop out of the 2020 race for president.

During a Tuesday appearance on CNN’s Cuomo Primetime, the comedian and TV personality cited the 76-year-old former vice president’s age and ideas as the reasons she’ll be backing someone else seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination.

“I think that Joe Biden should say, ‘I’m gonna to sit this one out,’” O’Donnell said. “‘I’m gonna be an elder statesman, and I’m gonna advise.’ And then whoever is the nominee, I think, should think about how to best use somebody with the experience that Joe Biden has [gained] in all these years of politics. But he’s not the future of the Democratic Party.”

O’Donnell’s preferred candidates are Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who she’s supported in the past, and California Sen. Kamala Harris.

Cuomo pointed out that the latest CNN poll showed that Biden is the candidate with the best chance at defeating the Republican Party’s candidate, President Donald Trump. How, he asked, could someone argue that Biden isn’t in the party’s future?

“Well, because he’s antiquated in a lot of his thinking, a lot of his beliefs,” O’Donnell said of Biden. O’Donnell also said Democratic House majority leader Nancy Pelosi should impeach Trump, although the speaker has said she would rather see Trump lose an election.

“Because this is not the way to deal with Trump, as someone who had to deal with him for a decade before he became President of the United States, relentless, unending abuse from him,” said O’Donnell, who publicly feuded with Trump for years before he moved into the White House.

“This is not how you deal with him. You don’t let him go and give him a long lead,” she said. “You gotta reel him back in and confront him at his own level. To turn around and say we’re not going to have an impeachment inquiry, I think is a gross injustice, and I think Nancy Pelosi is making a huge mistake.

O’Donnell was on the show to promote Lights for Liberty, the hundreds of vigils that will be held around the country Friday to protest the treatment of immigrants at the United States border.

“This has to be the issue of the election,” the former daytime talk show host said. “I think it’s gonna be, because mothers and fathers across the country are gonna say, ‘Enough. I can’t and will not tolerate this on my watch.’”

See also:

Ageist: Rosie O’Donnell calls for senior GOP politicians to retire
Rosie O’Donnell worries if she’ll be able to live through Trump’s presidency
Rosie O’Donnell sparks outrage with Trump-killing game

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If elected president, Kamala Harris would use executive order for gun control, contrary to Constitution’s 2nd Amendment

1½ months after she said she would take executive action on gun control if elected president, Kamala Harris said it again.

On July 1, 2019, Kamala Harris tweeted that “when” — not if — “elected president,” if Congress fails to pass a gun control bill, she will use an executive order (“take executive action”) to impose gun control on Americans.

On the same day, Harris also hyperventilated that President Trump is “the greatest threat” to U.S. national security.

Harris’ gun-control tweet elicited these responses:

@natepedersen23: “Thanks for letting me know. If you get elected I’ll make sure to buy multiple guns before then. Lol”

@Geopilot: “you can’t negate the Constitution with an executive order.”

@marblesflower: “If you get the nomination, I will vote for Trump and the Republican ticket straight down to make sure you never have that opportunity.”

@frozennOOb: “Everyone should be scared of a tyrant promising to violate her oath before she even runs for the official spot. She is promising a 2nd Civil War.”

@Manning4USCong: “So in other words if elected president and if Congress doesn’t do what you want you’re going to act like a tyrant and give yourself powers you don’t have and sign an unconstitutional executive order. Remind me who’s the threat to our republic again.”

@stclairashley: “If you actually cared about children being murdered, you’d defund Planned Parenthood which has taken the lives of more children than guns ever have.”

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