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DAILY BIBLE VERSE
I have set the Lord always before me;
Because He is at my right hand I shall not be moved.
Psalm 16:8 NKJV
1. Good news for Republicans
By Mike Huckabee
One of the greatest services that serial losers “Beto” O’Rourke and Stacey Abrams performed for America was in sucking mountains of Democrat donor money away from races where it might have helped Democrats win and setting fire to it. You’d think that as much cash as Abrams raked in for her Hindenburg-like campaign, she would at least have some left over, but money management is not her strong suit.
Despite raising over $100 million, Abrams’ campaign is scrambling to deal with over $1 million in debts to vendors. Her fulltime staffers who thought they’d be paid through Christmas are complaining that they were cut off shortly after the election and can’t pay their rent (to be fair, it’s not as if they did a great job.) Axios reports that Abrams is so hard up for cash, she had to resort to selling her donor and voter contact databases.
But as the linked article notes, Abrams will likely remain a powerful figure in the Democratic Party, just because she checks off so many identity boxes that it doesn’t matter that she can’t win an election or even stay out of bankruptcy when she starts with $100 million. She just keeps failing upwards, which is actually good news for Republicans.
2. The CDC and guns!
By Mike Huckabee
One tactic the left has mastered, with the complicity of biased media and social media outlets, is to bolster their arguments by simply censoring any counter arguments or evidence. We’ve seen lots of that in the Twitter data dump, and here’s another example:
The gun rights website The Reload obtained emails showing that gun control activists got the White House and Democrat Sen. Dick Durban to introduce them to the CDC. They then got the CDC to remove a study from its website that estimated that privately-owned firearms are used up to 2.5 million times a year to prevent crimes. The anti-gun activists claim that’s a false, debunked study, but then, they only count a crime prevention incident if there’s a police report, which isn’t common because the crime was PREVENTED. This is part of a growing problem with the CDC misusing its powers as a health agency to ban legal gun ownership the way they targeted cigarettes.
The author of that study stands by it, and calls the removal of it “blatant censorship.” He said, “CDC is just aligning itself with the gun-control advocacy groups. It’s just saying: ‘we are their tool, and we will do their bidding.’ And that’s not what a government agency should do.”
I agree, but it seems to be what all of them are doing these days.
3. Situational Ethics 101
By Mike Huckabee
Democrats are demanding an investigation of newly-elected New York Republican Rep. George Santos after the New York Times claimed that much of his resume is fictitious (Santos denies the charge.)
I guess they think that if the voters aren’t fully informed of all negative information about the winning candidate, then the election is tainted and the winner needs to be investigated and possibly thrown out of office. The chairman of the New York Democratic Party even said, “I think that had voters seen this information, understood the ramifications and how egregious it really was, I don’t see how he would have won the race.”
As you might expect, this sparked commenters to repeat the same three words over and over: “Hunter Biden’s laptop!”
4. January 6th Kangaroo Kommittee sputters towards expected end
By Mike Huckabee
As expected, the January 6th Kangaroo Kommittee sputtered to its end not with a bang but with a whimper, as it finally issued what we all knew was coming from the very beginning: a recommendation that the DOJ indict former President Trump on at least four charges, including obstruction of an official proceeding, conspiracy to defraud the United States, conspiracy to make a false statement, and insurrection. (FYI, I love the irony of this bunch, which includes Adam "Liar of the Millennium" Schiff, wanting to prosecute Trump for conspiracy to make a false statement.)
They claim that the evidence they’ve gathered supports these charges, which would be a neat trick considering they've shown no evidence of any of that. It would also be a neat trick for Trump to have incited an insurrection considering that nobody who’s been jailed in connection with the January 6th riot was charged with insurrection.
The Kommittee also recommended multiple charges against former Trump attorney John Eastman, who, as this story puts it, “drafted a plan for Trump to cling to power by falsely claiming then-Vice President Mike Pence could reject legitimate electors during the Jan. 6 certification of the vote.” Well, no bias in that write-up!
None of the recommendations are binding on the DOJ, which is free to ignore this one-sided political circus and certainly should. That doesn’t mean, of course, that they won’t indict Trump, which they probably will, despite the terrible banana republic precedent it would set and the lack of evidence (although they might want to think twice before opening themselves up to Trump’s attorneys getting discovery rights and digging into all of their communications on this case.)
And if Trump can’t get a change of venue, he’s almost certain to be found guilty in DC, where juries routinely convict Republicans and let Democrats skate despite mountains of evidence against them. It’s clearly a politicized prosecution to keep Trump from running for President again. Will it work? I’ll let Trump answer that for himself:
I especially like his renaming of the FBI to the DBI ("the Democratic Bureau of Investigation.") Sounds like he might be getting his nicknaming mojo back.
5. Why are some Republicans trying to tie the hands of the incoming GOP House Majority?!?
By Mike Huckabee
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and some fellow Senate Republicans seem determined to hand the Democrats a win on a silver platter and tie the hands of the incoming GOP House by taking away its ability to control the federal budget. All that was necessary was a stopgap bill to keep the government funded through January. Yet they’re backing the omnibus bill that locks in $1.7 trillion in spending through next September. And as Bonchie writes at Redstate.com, the text of the bill has now been released, and that’s only the beginning of the awfulness contained in it.
Bonchie points out that McConnell’s justification for backing this massive sellout is that it funds the military, which is cold comfort in a time when the Pentagon is being run by leftist desk jockeys who are so obsessed with prioritizing wokeness over winning wars that they can’t even get enough recruits to join without lowering standards to the basement.
This is the type of eager capitulation that makes some voters not even bother to vote because they figure electing Republicans won’t make any difference anyway.
6. “God, Guns, Grits and Gravy”
Published in 2015, in 'God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy,' Mike Huckabee asks, "Have I been taken to a different planet than the one on which I grew up?" The New York Times bestselling author explores today's fractious American culture, where divisions of class, race, politics, religion, gender, age, and other fault lines make polite conversation dicey, if not downright dangerous. Purchase the book: “God, Guns, Grits and Gravy” - Mike Huckabee