Evening Edition - March 12

March 12, 2019

It seems like only a week ago (because it was) that the liberal media were taunting Republicans for not speaking out against the rising deficits.  I responded by speaking out against the rising deficits, but I guess that didn’t count.  Anyway, a Republican who is even more in the public eye, President Trump, just released his proposed budget to the House.  Aside from increased spending in some needed areas, such as the military and border security, it calls for the deepest spending cuts ever proposed.  So I'm sure the liberal media will love it!

Trump’s budget calls for an average 5% reduction in spending across the board, which combined with optimistic economic projections, would save $2.7 trillion over ten years and theoretically balance the budget. 

Of course, nobody can make accurate predictions like that because you never know what’s coming that you’ll have to deal with (when George W. Bush took office, he never imagined he’d soon face the costs of responding to the 9/11 attacks.)  Still, one reason Americans elected a businessman is that he knows what budgets are and we hoped he would at least try to do something about Congress’ out-of-control spending.  Now, Trump actually has.


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Of course, it’s all academic: Nancy Pelosi already made it clear that Trump’s budget will be dead on arrival in the House, where one of the latest fiscally-responsible proposals from Democrats is to bring back pork barrel “earmarks.”  If Speaker Pelosi manages to create a budget at all (no sure thing, considering how long we went without one the last time Democrats were in charge), you can bet it will call for far more spending on everything and even higher deficits.  And the liberal media will call them…

“The Trump deficits!”

https://www.westernjournal.com/ct/trump-rolls-2020-budget-proposal-potentially-largest-spending-cuts-us-history/

 

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Must-see video: Hit the link and scroll down the page to a video where Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s typically uninformed attack on President Reagan as a racist is forcefully refuted by…Ronald Reagan.  As the Gipper so eloquently put it, “It isn’t so much that liberals are ignorant, it’s just that they know so many things that aren’t so.” 

https://www.westernjournal.com/top-reagan-adviser-aoc-attacks-40th-president-vulgar-wrong/

Reagan’s former assistant, Peggy Grande, also has a response worth reading.  She knew Ronald Reagan.  She worked with Ronald Reagan.  And AOC, you are no Ronald Reagan.

https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/ocasio-cortez-takes-a-swing-at-reagan-heres-what-she-doesnt-get-about-our-40th-president

 


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You might have noticed that I always put quotation marks around the word “Progressives.”  There are two reasons for this: (1.) I’m actually quoting them, because they assigned that positive-sounding label to themselves after their failed policies made the word “liberal” toxic.  (2.) They have no fresh, new ideas; like Dr. Frankenstein, they keep trying to bring monstrous, long-dead things back to life.  What’s “progressive” about that? 

For instance, “Progressives” keep trying to reanimate socialism, which has brought nothing but starvation, privation, corruption, oppression and extermination everywhere it’s been tried for well over a century.  They are focused far more on the past than the future: constantly looking backwards, judging historic figures from Robert E. Lee to John Wayne by their own constantly-changing standards, ripping down everything that doesn’t comply and burning it, along with the books they’d like to burn, from “Huckleberry Finn” to (incredibly) “To Kill a Mockingbird.”


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When they do talk about the future, even that is in terms of going backwards.  To save the Earth, we must replace planes with trains, do away with industrial farming that’s eliminating hunger, replace the internal combustion engine with windmills, etc.  There are Amish people who are more genuinely progressive than that.  Any serious attempt to generate CO2-free energy would involve building more cutting-edge nuclear plants, but they don’t want that because it would actually be progressive.

While the anti-vaccination movement isn’t explicitly a “progressive” plank, it tends to take root among trendy liberals, which is why it’s mostly blue enclaves that are seeing the return of diseases from previous eras, such as measles, mumps and whooping cough.  Combine all those unvaccinated people with the “progressive” view of homelessness (people have a right to live anywhere they want, even on public sidewalks, in a state of unhygienic squalor) and open borders (everyone come on in, and bring your Third World diseases with you!), and it’s a recipe for the return of health horrors we haven’t seen since the “Bring out your dead!” scene in “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” 

Ever heard of typhus?  It’s a disease spread by fleas on rats.  I wish I could say it's before your time, but the filth generated by all the homeless in Los Angeles has led to a resurgence of typhus (167 cases in the past year) and forced the L.A. City Hall to be closed for fumigation (maybe they should’ve left the politicians inside.)  

Meanwhile, in the “Progressive” haven of Seattle, the squalid conditions of homeless camps are creating what one city health official called “a public health disaster.”  (Warning: if you’re eating, skip the rest of this paragraph).  Seattle is seeing the return of such medieval diseases as shigella (a rare diarrheal disease spread by feces) and trench fever, which is spread by body lice.

https://www.westernjournal.com/medieval-diseases-running-rampant-throughout-californias-homeless-population/

And that’s why I call Progressives “Progressives.”  Because there’s nothing truly progressive about bringing back the failed socialist experiments of the mid-20th century, refighting the Civil War, and reviving diseases from the 1400s. 

I’d warn that “Progressives” will likely bring back the Plague next, but there’s already a plague on America, and they’re it.


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In case you missed it, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi just dumped a big bucket of cold slime over the hot heads of her impeachment-crazed Democratic colleagues.  As we say in the South, she took the long way ‘round the barn to get there.  She had to tell us all the ways in which Trump is unfit for office, along with the usual litany of ways in which he’s evil personified (he wants our children to breath dirty air and drink filthy water and eat tainted food – but heck, all us Republicans want that, right?)  But all those worn-out, road-show DNC talking points aside, there is some major news in what she said to the Washington Post:

“I’m not for impeachment. This is news. I’m going to give you some news right now because I haven’t said this to any press person before.  Impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there’s something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don’t think we should go down that path, because it divides the country. And he’s just not worth it.”

https://www.westernjournal.com/pelosi-breaks-dems-makes-shock-announcement-trump-impeachment-not-worth/

Grab your gold dust pan and see if you can find the nugget of truth in all that verbal fool’s gold. That’s right, it’s the word “compelling.” 

Speaker Pelosi is trying to gently warn Democratic voters, her colleagues and their PR agents in the media that -- after all the investigations of Trump, all the millions of taxpayer dollars spent, all the Trump associates charged with multiple felonies for process crimes and ages-old tax issues, and all the over-the-top howls for impeachment by Adam Schiff, Maxine Waters, Rashida “Impeach this M-F-er” Tlaib and the rest of the hyperactive children under her supervision in the House -- even she expects there will be no compelling evidence that Trump did anything to warrant impeachment.

(The explanation by the CNN analyst at the link that it will be much easier to defeat Trump in 2020 than to impeach him might hold water if CNN hadn’t also thought it would be really easy to defeat him in 2016; plus, so far, the 2020 Democratic field is running to the left of Chairman Mao.  And Pelosi's claim that Democrats wouldn't want to divide Americans is hilarious.  That's their entire current election strategy.)

The reason I divine so much from one word is because if anyone is in a position to know what the allegedly “compelling” evidence of impeachable offenses is that Schiff keeps bloviating about, it’s Nancy Pelosi.  And yet, here she is, backing away from impeachment and tacitly signaling to her colleagues to back down off their high horses quietly.

I think this is because she knows that they have nothing real to impeach Trump on. If they try to impeach him anyway, most voters will view that as putting a partisan vendetta ahead of justice and the good of the nation and punish them at the polls.  But if they don’t impeach him after all this “volume-turned-up-to-11” #Resistance hysteria, leftists and NeverTrumpers will be furious with them for pulling the rug out from under them.  And Independents will be furious with them for wasting our time and the taxpayers’ money and ripping the nation apart for no good reason.  

All that extra verbiage about the obvious but unprovable unfitness of the evil Trump is a smokescreen to disguise the real news here: Nancy Pelosi knows they’ve got nothing, but they don’t want to admit all this impeachment talk was just a tantrum they were throwing to avoid facing the fact that voters rejected them in 2016 because their policies don’t work and their unlikable and untrustworthy candidate insulted half the nation to our faces. 

They don’t want to admit it, but it’s been true for over two years now, and it's only becoming more obvious with each passing day.

A reminder: there are a lot of people who truly are unfit for their offices and richly deserve to be removed from them.  But it doesn’t require a bunch of impeachments.  All it will take to clean House is for all of you to go to the polls in 2020.  Think of every vote against these people as your own personal impeachment vote.


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Friday, the Labor Department reported that only 20,000 new jobs were created in February, when Wall Street had estimated the figure would be 185,000.  The White House dismissed the number as a “fluke.”  But usually, the only math in Washington that’s that far out of sync with reality are Congressional estimates of how much their latest government program will cost. 

Fear not, though, because there could be all sorts of reasons for that low job number, even that the government shutdown interfered with the job of counting the jobs.  Don’t be surprised if the number leaps back up next month, when the post-Christmas layoffs end and the spring hiring begins and the job counters are all back on the job.  But as the New York Post’s John Crudele reminds us at the link, you should take all government job stats with a grain of salt because a lot of it is just pure guesswork. 

Besides, even though only 20,000 jobs were allegedly created (or that’s how many the government got counted, at least), somehow, unemployment dropped by a tenth of a point; the U6 unemployment rate (people with part-time jobs because they can’t find full-time jobs) plummeted from 8.1 to 7.3%; and hourly wages shot up by 3.4%.  That is, if the government’s numbers are accurate, which they most assuredly are not.  This is where we got the saying that if all the economists in Washington were laid end-to-end, they still wouldn’t point in the same direction. 

Read Crudele’s explanation of how the government counts jobs and see if it fills you with confidence about the idea of the feds taking over your disease diagnoses. 

https://nypost.com/2019/03/09/company-founded-by-ocasio-cortez-in-2012-still-owes-1870-in-taxes/

 

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Famous lie politicians tell in public: “We’re from Washington, and we’re here to help you.”

Infamous truth politicians have only recently begun to admit: “We’re from Washington, and we’re here to use the power of the state to force you to change your behavior.”

https://www.westernjournal.com/ct/kamala-comment-caught-video-proves-dems-openly-pushing-social-engineering/

 

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The Democratic media attack dog masquerading as a nonpartisan watchdog, Media Matters for America (remind me again why they have tax-exempt status?), dug up some politically-incorrect things said by Tucker Carlson on a shock jock radio show in 2006, and liberals are using it to try to get him fired. 

https://www.westernjournal.com/tucker-carlson-fires-back-media-matters-digs-controversial-audio-clips/

Fox News isn’t playing this now-familiar game (talk to me about it when the Governor and Lt. Gov. of Virginia finally resign), and Tucker had a defense last night that you can read or watch in full here:   

https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/tucker-carlson-we-will-never-bow-to-the-leftist-mobs-attempts-to-silence-us-no-matter-what

Personally, I don’t defend what he said, and I wish he hadn’t used such language. But that was what was expected on the regrettable "shock jock" format.  This is one of many reasons why I’m glad that I have always kept to the standards I learned from my parents and the Bible, and not those of pop culture, no matter how unhip that may seem to some.


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Considering that it was liberals who ruthlessly mocked those of us who try to uphold standards of decency in public discourse, and who gave us the whole “sexual revolution/shock jock/gangsta rap/call the President an ‘M-F’ in front of children” culture, I’m not impressed by their claim to be born-again Puritans offended by Tucker Carlson's words.  When they demand that people who played along with the very rules they imposed on the rest of us must now be put into the stocks over a decade later, I would respond with Matthew 7:5:

“Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.”

Of course, under the current leftist Puritan standards, I probably just said something offensive because I quoted the Bible.

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez jaw-dropper of the day:  “We live in a society where if you don’t have a job, you are left to die.”

Reality: The federal government alone spends about $4 trillion a year, and 59% of that goes to a massive array of social safety net programs.  That doesn't even include state and local social programs or private, community and church charities. 

Fun observation from the linked article: If AOC’s claim that Americans with no jobs are left to die is true, then by helping to create record-low black unemployment, President Trump is saving countless black lives. I’m sure she’ll thank him publicly for that.

https://www.westernjournal.com/ct/country-spending-50-budget-safety-nets-aoc-warns-people-without-jobs-left-die/

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If you’ve been staggering around, trying to recover from losing an hour of sleep on Sunday, you might be excited to hear that Republican Rep. Vern Buchanan and Sen. Marco Rubio have introduced the Sunshine Protection Act, a bill to make Daylight Saving Time permanent.  That means keeping time where it is now, with no more “spring forward, fall back.”  We sprang forward, now let's just stay here.

The linked article contains some of the arguments for why shifting the hours of the clock twice a year is an outdated relic based on bad science, and it actually has negative health and psychological effects on many people.  Besides, if we want an extra hour of daylight, the Democrats in the House can just pass a bill mandating that daylight last an hour longer.  Hey, if the government can rebuild every structure in America, replace every plane with trains and make cows stop breaking wind all in 10 years, ordering the sun to stay up for an extra hour a day should be a cinch.

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  • Marlene Norton

    03/14/2019 11:28 AM

    Something I'm having a hard time understanding. Some people want open borders. Presidential candidates are promising open borders. They don't say "Southern Border" . That would be the most racist comment you could make. Open all borders? New York? California west as well as south? North? Fly into Canada and you won't need any ID to cross into America? Can anyone enlighten me?

  • Linda Hunsaker

    03/13/2019 02:52 PM

    i read about media matters, their and soros manifesto to brain wash the country through the mass media, two years ago and started to understand the 'big picture'. it is not their puppet politicans that are the problem, it is far larger than that. now i have seen the strategy of the 'young turks' to put their 'actors' into office. aoc is one of theirs, chosen for her charisma. their plan is to take over the government through these anarchists in congress. soros is one of their $ backers. you can see the young turk videos online, just like you can see the media matters/soros manifesto and game plan. why are these things not shown on fox? the exposure of the anarchy? the progressive/new world order/globalist movement is so determined to control the western world, that they will use the most extreme mein kampf, alinsky, stalin tactics, turning the mass media into the 1984 ministry of truth, protecting the communist professors, promoting the indoctrination higher education that bankrupts students and families, the hillary indoctrination common core gov education. the tentacles on in so deep. and the people that do not support this are either unaware or trying to appease, placate, get along. well the germans did that too. this time, it will be the conservatives that go to jail, as well as the Christians and the Jews. this is not a joke, this is not a conspiracy theory. i do not think that either our Pres T knew the degree of anarchy, the globalists takeover. and so many are so deep into their ideology, that they cannot even see the devils they are following. the young turks, soros, schiff are really devils. bezos has sold his soul for the ideology and well are the google and facebook and the corporations that control the mass media. i do think they are well so brain washed, indoctrinate by the convoluted reasoning of up is down and down is up and tomorrow there is no down and after beating that into their heads for a week, people will disconnect from their families if they disagree that there is no down. get the youth and they will turn on their families, it has been done before. their is nothing mistaken or unplanned in these tools and strategies of anarchy, any means justifies the ends. i have a friend that got her $100k doctorate late in life, the only thing she got out of it was to love hillary, and be able to talk anyone into anything with pounding rationalizations. I have far more common sense, reality, logic through 6 months of real estate courses. $200. and she learned how to get very hostile if anything said that she disagrees with, there is no debate. no debate. that is part of the indoctrination, no debate, no compromise, none of that. the crazy thing is that she would be a conservative except for that 100k sheepskin

  • Laura Corbino

    03/13/2019 09:54 AM

    Tell me, how is Kamal Harris going to change how we think? Is she going to set up re-education camps like China and North Korea? Is that so we won't go to Church, have children and live and breath for the government and her?George Orwell's "1984" is coming true. Dear God, the rapture is coming, not soon enough!

  • Etta Master

    03/13/2019 09:41 AM

    I enjoy your comments, and totally agree with most everything you say. I appreciate a Christian voice in today's crazy world. But I must comment on your opinions of anti-vaccine people. This is not a left or right wing issue. Just a small amount of research will give you the truth about vaccines, and who is behind them. What is being proposed now is mandatory obedience or else. Total control. Goes right along with socialism I have personal friends with children who have multiple disabilities directly related to vaccines. Don't tell me they are harmless. Sorry, I could go on and on. But here is a link telling what's in them. Horrific! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NACBHtFMllA

  • kevin cooper

    03/13/2019 07:32 AM

    Well said. Sir, I agree with so much of your commentary and am glad to continue to read your opinions. I wish that I could share what I've read with many more people, in hopes of helping them, "see the light". Keep up the great work!!!

  • Jim D. Hargan

    03/13/2019 06:13 AM

    Great job...

  • Anita Mae Barker

    03/13/2019 04:10 AM

    Wonderful times we are living in, Mike! Have a great day.

  • Jan Heinen

    03/12/2019 11:43 PM

    Continually reading headlines about AOC spouting off about seemingly random topics was getting to be really wearisome, as I could not seem to make sense of her at all. Then I watched the youtube video "The brains behind AOC" and the scales fell from my eyes.

  • Tommie Houser

    03/12/2019 10:40 PM

    Elites College Admissions Scam exemplifies the Democrats Soliciast Two
    Tier System. Another clear example is the two tier Justice System.
    Raids on Rodger Stones Home at 4 A.M. as compared to the handling with Respect and Kid Gloves The Female Suspects, is a tragedy. Where was CNN and the corrupt media cameras coverage of the College Scam Crimes Investigation ?
    Did Senators and Elites have to participate in Obamacare? No
    Did Hillary Clinton or Obama face crime charges concerning deaths resulting from
    Fast and Furious; or Benghazi ? People died as a result of those and yet Democrats
    Are NOT held Accountable ! Really ?? Is allowing the Lybian Ambassador’s Death not much worse than Democrats taking offense to President Trumps TONE ? Anyone ever pulled time bc of their tone?
    Is NOT killing Babies and then selling body parts , not worse than their taking offense to our DULY ELECTED PRESIDENT’s TONE ?
    I have always been of the opinion that no person should be in Jail if Hillary and Obama are not put in Gitmo and tried for their Treasonous crimes-on America !
    We must insist on Justice for all including the corrupt political Arm of DOJ , FBI,
    And Domestic Enemies of America, even including Obama, Holder , The Clinton’s And Soros now ! Save America PLEASE ! God Bless America !

  • gary

    03/12/2019 10:05 PM

    referriing to Alexandrio Cortez as "AOC" does nothing more than cement her moniker into the American "naming"--an easily recognized derision to our culture--I would prefer a more appropriate label--ie. DB--dirt bag--it's fewer letters, and more accurately describes the policies this person endorses.
    Gary

  • Debbie Helms

    03/12/2019 09:45 PM

    I am so sorry to see you lump "antivaxers" in with the trendy liberals and the homeless camps that are typically found in sanctuary cities. I am not anti-all-vaccines, but there are many that if I were raising children now, I would not give to them. There is actual proof for those who care to see it that vaccines are not always effective and do cause damage. The measles vaccine is just one example of a vaccine that doesn't always work, and, in fact, those who have just been vaccinated are the most contagious to those around them. I don't know if vaccines cause autism, but I know that 40+ years ago when I worked for a Family Practice group, we gave MMR, oral polio, and DT vaccines. That was it. We had no patients with autism. Now, there are thousands of people on the spectrum. Why? Maybe we should listen to the families who had their children vaccinated and then watched their children change overnight. It does happen. Pediatricians get angry that there are parents who won't vaccinate their children. They say that the unvaccinated put their compromised children at risk. Why do we have so many compromised children now? Maybe it's because they get popped with an unnecessary vaccine right after birth--before their little immune systems even have a chance to get up and running! Maybe it's because of all the vaccines they get in a very short period of time during their first year alone. Although measles and autism are the rallying cries for those who are sure we all need to be vaccinated for everything, there is more than that. 40 years ago, we didn't even have most of the autoimmune diseases that are being treated now. Maybe forcing neurotoxins and fetal cells into our bodies is not helping our immune system, which we carry with us through adulthood. We should be getting healthier thanks to all the vaccines we have available to us. Instead, we are getting sicker and sicker. You should read the ingredients on the side of a vaccine box! Yet we willingly line up for more. Did you know that if certain vials of vaccines drop and break, you have to call in the haz-mat team? Why is our infant death rate so high? Higher than any country equal to us in medical capabilities. Maybe because of vaccines? And, it's not only diseases and autoimmune issues that plague us. What about all the allergies? Again, back in the day, we would give an occasional allergy shot for allergies to grass, animals, that kind of thing. Now, there are so many more allergies! I know kids that get eczema from eating eggs! What's with that? Where did that come from? That didn't use to exist!

    The problems in sanctuary cities are many, and the medieval sicknesses that seem to be making a comeback are due to sanitation issues. There are sick, unvaccinated people also coming in and I'm sure they are spreading diseases. But please don't lump those who have done the research and have legitimate questions about the safety of some vaccines in with those who promote these cities.

    As you probably know, suddenly the whole question of vaccines has blown up. I believe it might be because of those who are standing up against some vaccines. Big Pharma sure doesn't want that voice to be heard. Even though they know that they can not, and don't, say their vaccines are safe. There are committee meetings going on this week concerning making vaccines and flu shots mandatory for everyone. This is unacceptable. Kind of goes along with your statement, "We're from Washington and we're here to help you."

  • Nellie Williams

    03/12/2019 08:43 PM

    Just a thought, I got locked out of Facebook today for posting an item by our sheriff of Blount County, Alabama who is doing a great job. They said it went against their policy. All it stated was that he was allowing video visit with inmates and their families to cut down on drugs and etc entering the jail. Go figure. I'm back in, just thought that you would find it interesting.

  • Peggy fay

    03/12/2019 08:30 PM

    Love your news keep on keep on??

  • Philip G. Dixon

    03/12/2019 08:28 PM

    Governor,
    If memory serves me right, I believe the USS Constitution anchored in Baltimore is still on the active ship register. This will at least give us one sailing vessel to protect our shores when all of the combustible engine ships are mothballed!
    Also, since most of the trains in our country are not electric as I believe they mostly are around New York isn't it probable they would be eliminated as well in ten years due to their CO2 emissions? Is it possible that AOC doesn't realize this since she flies everywhere (oh my!) and comes from a place where the trains all run on electricity?
    Just a couple of random thoughts.

  • Elaine Liming

    03/12/2019 07:48 PM

    Loved your newsletter today. Nancy Pelosi statements to the Post reminded me of the story of the death of a salesman. She probably is aware her Catholic community at large in California has had enough of her hateful rhetoric . As Catholic Christians we have been instructed to bring love into the world through our God given gifts and service to all God's creation. We are told to love our enemies. There comes a time like in the first century of our Church, when a Christian didn't act like a follower of Christ, they were excommunicated from the community but also offered the opportunity for repentance ; if they showed the community true sorrow for their hateful ways; the community would welcome them back. We have many Catholics in Congress not following basic Church teaching on love found in the bible and especially teachings on Life. To my Catholic voters. I would say if the Hierarchy isn't going to excommunicate anyone then our catholic community must by voting them out and start letting them know what we will do. These men and women are causing scandal for Our Church and hurting those practicing Catholics who follow Jesus and are trying their best to be loving and caring people.

  • Jerry Korba

    03/12/2019 07:24 PM

    Another great edition I have ranted in the past about our failing Education system I felt all along kids in sports that did not have the ability to compete while better players sat had to do with some sort of compensation. Scandal Bribes cheating all the immoral behavior people with low character has show up across the country in our Education systems. Strange enough it parallels our politicians behavior in the House and Senate. The lawmakers ACT Tests should be investigated. Some say the line between a Moron and a genius is a thin one. I lean toward the lawmakers are Moronic. Just look at our Immigration Laws do I need say anymore. We have some of the best times going and the morons want to change it the world has trouble with it cuz we have the better system, still we have morons wanting to change it. Countries steal from us we the best equipment and the morons want to change it. Morons please leave join China North Korea Russia Venezuela Cuba Iran although I doubt you would be useful for them get out of the way your blocking the ceiling this Country is on the way up Lefties fight us from the outside join that miserable John Kerry Joe Biden and bash our country from abroad. Your leaving is appreciated!!!!

  • R.B.Roberts

    03/12/2019 07:22 PM

    Re. Year-round daylight savings time, there is a reason why in Europe schools do not start classes until after 9 AM. There they realize that youngsters do not function well if they have to get up well before daylight. As a veteran teacher, I have seen how it works when the government knows what's best for us and kids have to rise just to catch a school bus at least an hour before sunrise. If we wish to soften the jolt of fall back, spring forward, it can best be done by starting DST in mid-April and ending it in mid-September. Not all of us are morning people.

  • Judith Williams

    03/12/2019 06:34 PM

    OMG, just heard Governor Huckabee will be coming to Prescott, AZ in August to speak to the largest Republican Women's group in the nation. I watch his show on TBN and I read the Evening Edition every day, so will be excited to see him in person. Now, if he could bring Sarah along, it would be perfect!

  • william fuhrer

    03/12/2019 06:21 PM

    Amy Vanderbuilt....Has anyone ever written a book on Political Etiquitte. Can it be reasonable to defines Liberals can be defined as believing in laws and respecting opponents where Socialists don't

  • Vernon B Thompson

    03/12/2019 06:17 PM

    Excerpt from the closing of my letter to Sen Cortes Masto (D-NV)
    Yes, walls do work as a part of an overall strategy of border security which includes technology and manpower. All of this act of reciting activity and diverting attention leads nowhere. This is no more than a political smokescreen to create the illusion that someone is working. Activity alone does not mean results!
    It is time to quit talking and get to work to solve the real problems for a change instead of kicking the can down the road. Here are some suggested priorities:
    • First and foremost secure the border. If this is not done, nothing else matters!
    • Remove the incentives that act as a magnet for illegal immigration.
    • Eliminate Sanctuary Cities and States!
    • Establish a project to remove all deceased citizens from the Social Security database with information shared with the States. (reduce the availability of forged IDs)
    • Anyone caught working with forged identification is immediately deported.
    • Any illegal alien caught voting should face jail time, then deportation, and barred from returning.
    • No more catch and release.
    • Asylum seekers apply outside the US
    • Mandatory everify for all seeking employment.
    • No taxpayer supported benefits for any illegal alien ever and none for Resident Aliens for at least 5 years.
    • Pass legislation to eliminate “Birth Right Citizenship.”
    • Separately, develop a process for dealing with visa overstays – immediate deportation!
    • Develop a streamlined process for legal immigration with an emphasis on marketable skills/
    Yes Senator, there really is a crisis! There is an immigration crisis! There is a drug crisis! There is a humanitarian crisis! More importantly there is a Congressional leadership crisis where representatives of both parties fail to work to solve real problems. The reason that immigration has never been seriously addressed stems from two competing lobbies. First there is the open border crowd who want cheap exploitable labor and others that want dependable votes. Second, there is the basic American citizen who wants our laws enforced along with legal immigration by those who have been properly vetted.
    As you walk the halls of hypocrisy, hysteria, and hyper partisanship, think about those you are supposed to represent! I have yet to see you work on anything meaningful! Enough with the resistance and obstruction just for the sake of resistance and obstruction!

  • Tony Antelman

    03/12/2019 06:15 PM

    Hey Mike,

    I'm not seeing the attached link to the article about ending daylight savings. Could you email it to me? Thanks.

  • Toni DeFronzo

    03/12/2019 06:04 PM

    Thank you for the invitation to watch AOC speaking. However, I would rather be flogged with barbed wire, then take a shower in pure rubbing alcohol!!!

  • Philip W. Gassman

    03/12/2019 05:55 PM

    Dear Governor Huckabee:

    I thought you might enjoy this Babylon Bee spoof entitled "Ilhan Omar Withdraws Support From Bill To Save The Earth After Learning That’s Where Israel Is".

    https://babylonbee.com/news/ilhan-omar-withdraws-support-from-bill-to-save-the-earth-after-learning-thats-where-israel-is