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    April 7, 2022
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    Blessings on you and your family, and from all the Huckabee staff!

    Today's newsletter includes:

    • If it weren't for double standards department
    • Jon Stewart buys in
    • And more…

    Sincerely,

    Mike Huckabee


    DAILY BIBLE VERSE

    Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

    Isaiah 5:20

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    “If It Weren’t For Double Standards” Dept

    New York City Mayor Eric Adams launched a campaign to try to get people to move back from Florida by falsely claiming that they can’t say “Gay” there, but they can say whatever they want in New York. So at the press conference, a city employee and mom asked why Adams is still forcing two-year-olds to wear face masks in day care. She was promptly fired.

    https://instapundit.com/513464/


    Jon Stewart buys in

    It’s sad to see someone like Jon Stewart, who is very intelligent and famous for independent, contrarian thought, completely buying into the ridiculous propaganda that America is a vicious racist hierarchy where black people can never achieve the American Dream.

    https://www.foxnews.com/media/jon-stewart-blasts-american-dream-unattainable-black-people-turns-be-fallacy

    Just off the top of my head, I could name a black American woman who in only a couple of years went from owing over $200,000 in student loan, credit card and IRS debt to being a famous, celebrated multi-millionaire, and all she had to do was lose an election and whine about it.

    https://redstate.com/alexparker/2022/04/05/stacey-abrams-goes-from-poor-politician-to-multimillionaire-by-losing-an-election-n546212


    Eric Boehlert RIP

    Liberal media critic Eric Boehlert died Tuesday night at 57 when he was struck by a train while riding a bicycle in Montclair, New Jersey.

    https://nypost.com/2022/04/07/eric-boehlert-journalist-dead-after-nj-transit-train-strikes-him-while-riding-bike/

    Boehlert was an ardent liberal, a co-founder of Salon, a senior fellow with Media Matters and a contributor to MSNBC, Rolling Stone and similar outlets. As you might imagine, there were few issues where he and I saw eye to eye. But I am genuinely saddened to hear about this tragedy, and I offer my sincere condolences and prayers to his family. While Boehlert and I disagreed on politics, he approached his job with professionalism and a lack of histrionics that’s unfortunately all too rare these days.

    https://www.foxnews.com/media/msnbc-silent-joy-reid-controversial-bizarre-media


    Least Surprising News of the Day

    Wikipedia is lying when it claims to be politically neutral.

    https://pjmedia.com/columns/paula-bolyard/2022/04/06/beware-wikipedia-is-not-the-neutral-source-it-pretends-to-be-heres-how-we-know-n1587285


    Election 2022: More bad news for Democrats

    Tuesday’s elections in which Republicans in local races crushed their opponents support the turn against Democrats that we’ve been seeing in polls. And the latest bad omen for the Dems came with focus groups of two of their strongest voting blocs by HIT Strategies. They were blacks 25 and older who always vote Democrat and young people 25-39 who always vote Democrat.

    https://redstate.com/jeffc/2022/04/06/focus-group-further-illustrates-why-democrats-should-be-shaking-in-their-boots-n546415

    They don’t seem to be buying the Democrats’ pitch about the economy booming under Biden. They complain that everything costs more and they’re having trouble making ends meet. They complained about rampant crime and liberal DA’s releasing crooks. They’re tired of COVID restrictions and aren’t that enthusiastic about voting because they think the Dems have been ineffectual.

    Stories like that have some far-left thinkers like AOC pushing the idea of going whole-hog on the radical leftism and trying to shove as much of it onto the nation as possible before they’re kicked out of office. There are also trial balloons about trying to resurrect a scaled-down version of the “Build Back Better” boondoggle bill. It was already killed by Sen. Joe Manchin, but now it appears that any attempts to reanimate a Mini-Me of it are already doomed. This time, it’s Arizona Sen. Krysten Sinema who’s reportedly telling supporters in private that that dog is dead.

    https://www.westernjournal.com/senate-democrat-throws-cold-water-bidens-big-plan-report/

    Running out of options for buying votes, President Biden just pulled a Hail Mary play and at the urging of Senate Democrats, once again extended the moratorium on making student loan payments until August. They claim if we don’t extend this program yet again, loan delinquency rates may skyrocket.

    https://townhall.com/tipsheet/spencerbrown/2022/04/06/if-bidens-economic-recovery-is-so-great-why-is-he-extending-student-loan-relief-n2605559

    But as Spencer Brown at Townhall.com points out at that link, the argument that we must continue COVID relief programs to keep Americans out of bankruptcy contradicts the White House messaging that thanks to Biden, the economy is booming and everyone is finding good-paying jobs.

    There’s also the problem that putting off paying back student loans until August means that unless it’s extended yet again, people will get hit with the bills just as campaign season is heating up.

    One could easily draw a comparison between people with high student loan debt that they can’t repay and Democrats desperate to cling to their power and offices despite the dismal results of their policies. In both cases, they spent too much, didn’t think about the long-term consequences and assumed a day of reckoning would never arrive. Yet, here it comes.


    Federal Judge acquits J6 defendant on all counts

    I think it’s safe to say at this point that only Democrats desperate to save their reelections and Republicans suffering from terminal Trump Derangement Syndrome still think the January 6th Capitol riot was a serious attempt at “insurrection” or a major ongoing problem that deserves even more attention – aside from the scandalous politicized double standards of our current “Justice” Department.

    Those who were hoping to keep the outrage alive were dealt a huge blow Tuesday when January 6th defendant Matthew Martin was acquitted on all counts by federal Judge Trevor McFadden. Martin had been over-charged worse than a tourist in Manhattan. He was facing four misdemeanor charges for allegedly “entering and remaining in a restricted building, disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building, violent entry and disorderly conduct in a Capitol building, as well as parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building.” (I love that “parading” charge; I picture him marching back and forth in a band uniform from “The Music Man.”)

    But Martin argued that he didn’t break in or commit any violence. He didn’t even know it was a restricted building. He said people were streaming in and the Capitol Police were letting them, so he assumed it was an open public building. The judge found that video showed that claim was at least plausible, and prosecutors offered no evidence to the contrary. He called Martin’s conduct “about as minimal as I can imagine.”

    But here’s what truly exposed the naked politicization of our justice system: Judge McFadden pointed out the glaring difference between the way the Biden DOJ treats leftwing and rightwing protesters. They wanted Martin to get 75 days in jail for simply walking into the Capitol and looking around. Yet the judge noted that they requested only 10 days for a “Code Pink” protester who disrupted the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, returned three weeks later to do it again in violation of a stay-away order, knocked a chair into a bystander while being arrested, and had 14 prior arrests.

    McFadden said that prior to the January 6th cases, he’d never seen nonviolent, first-time misdemeanor defendants sentenced to serious jail time, and said, “It does feel like the government has had two standards here, and I can’t abide by that.” He didn’t even go into all the leftist rioters and looters who were immediately released while grannies who took selfies on January 6th were treated like ISIS terrorists.

    You can tell how damaging this is to the literally Trumped-up January 6th narrative by the hair-on-fire reaction from leftists on social media. They railed against the judge, pointing out ominously that he’s a Trump appointee. Well, then that’s one of the few good things Trump did that Biden hasn’t been able to ruin.

    I wonder if they have enough self-awareness to grasp how stupid it sounds to accuse a judge of bias and favoritism because he insists that all defendants be treated equally under the law.


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