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If the left really wanted to reduce instead of exploit violence, these are 5 ‘radical’ ways of doing it

(NOQReport) – Share the truth Although the national socialist media has done its level best to encourage mass murder over the past month, it hasn’t translated to an emotional appeal for the stepping stones to gun confiscation.

There was a time in the not too distant past when the anti-liberty left would try to apply collective punishment to 330 million innocent people for the crimes of a few. A time when each tragedy would add some bizarre form of emotional capital to force everyone to give up some more freedom and have the government infringe on their basic civil rights.

This was partially because many believed the lie that it’s “too easy” to obtain a gun in the United States .

Now with chaos on the streets and the record gun sales, that lie is evaporating. People are wondering if the left is lying about the ‘easy access to guns’, what else are they lying about?

Poll: Support for Stricter Gun Control Drops.

A recent poll from the Pew Research Center shows that polling for new restrictions on liberty are at lower levels than they were in 2019. Of course, Newsweek was astounded that the crimes of the insane didn’t automatically translate to calls for the restrictions in civil rights for everyone else.

Despite String of Mass Shootings, Fewer Americans Favor Stricter Gun Laws Today Than in 2019

The nonpartisan think tank found that just 53 percent of U.S. adults think gun laws should be stricter than they currently are-a 7-point drop from September 2019, when six in 10 Americans backed tougher firearm legislation.

Democrats are the most likely to say gun laws should be stricter than they are today. Eighty-one percent held that view in the most recent survey, a slight decline from 86 percent in 2019.

This falls in line with a Rasmussen survey that indicated that 64 percent of likely U.S. voters say “it’s not possible to completely prevent mass shootings,”

Comments from Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms Chairman, Alan Gottlieb, further pointed out that:

Democrats as a whole actually make up the so-called ‘fringe’ of the electorate when it comes to guns and the Second Amendment. We have said it before, and will continue repeating it, Democrats have become the party of gun confiscation and prohibition, not just gun control. The farther Democrats drift toward an anti-freedom, anti-liberty agenda, the farther the party, and its leadership, move away from traditional American ideals.

It’s become so bad for the anti-freedom brigades of the authoritarian socialist left that they have been venting their anger at president * and expressing their despair in editorials: Gun control is a lost cause. Come despair with me .

Reducing violence without attacking the people’s common sense civil rights

As it’s always the case when the nation’s socialist left goes all authoritarian it does this ‘selectively’. People will often talk in broad terms about the threat to liberty and civil rights. But in reality, these threats will be directed at the left’s political opponents or rivals. Case in point, a report from ABC News: In Minneapolis, armed patrol group tries to keep the peace . Just as some are more equal than others, it’s okay for some to have guns, just as long as they are of the proper political persuasion.

However, there are ways of reducing violence without attacking the people’s common sense civil rights. The first is just leaving people alone instead of incessantly harassing them with new laws and infringements on their liberty and civil rights.

1. Stop depriving the people of their common sense civil rights.

The numbers from the FBI show that there are more than 400 million guns in civilian hands . Other estimates from a few years ago – before the record-breaking sales – had this at 400 – 600 million guns. By the same token, a few years ago it was estimated that there were 120 to 140 million gun owners, running the numbers from polling and adults in the country.

It should be obvious that these numbers are much higher at present with all of the new gun owners, as well as existing people having to replace their firearms after all of those inadvertent boating accidents. As the saying goes, if over 140 million people with over 600 million guns were a problem, we would know about it.

Statistics show that the majority of gun owners are more law-abiding than the public in general. The logic behind this should be easy to understand, even for leftists. Generally speaking, being convicted of a crime means losing the right to possess or carry a firearm. This serves as a substantial incentive to abide by the law.

It was more than illustrative in the reaction to the Supreme Court that will be taking up a case challenging a New York law. A staff writer for Slate posed this as a choice between two ‘concrete options’ :

Allow SCOTUS to knock down state and local restrictions on concealed public carry in the midst of endless mass shootings, or expand the court.

This shows that the anti-liberty left doesn’t understand the concept of deterrence or the fact that more good guys and gals with guns are a good thing.

The enemies for freedom only have one solution for every problem; restrict everyone’s civil rights even if it doesn’t work and endangers people. Mayor Bill de Blasio, (D) New York, lamented :

“We have come so far to try and keep guns out of the hands of New Yorkers, particularly young people and the Supreme Court – it looks like they’re working overtime to put guns right back in those hands.”

Letting the mask drop a little bit, take note that he didn’t qualify that as criminals but only New Yorkers, signifying that he simply wants guns confiscated completely.

Once again we see that the left follows the axiom set out by engineer and writer Robert A. Heinlein:

“The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire.”

Those references illustrate that the left falls into that first category in opting for control rather than liberty.

Anti-liberty leftists always like to claim that having guns in the hands of the innocent will result in “wild-West” shootouts, when in reality criminals don’t know who is armed – this prevents trouble instead of causing it, but somehow leftists can’t understand this basic logic.

2. Ban Massacre zones.

These are places based on the magical thinking of the authoritarian leftists that a mere sign or rule will stop a mass murderer bent on killing people. These are also known as “Gun Free” zones, but leftists never can quite understand the meaning of the quotes in that phraseology. They are that condition only when the innocent follow the rules. Criminals by definition do not, thus they are the only ones that carry the hardware and the reason they are called massacre zones.

It is somewhat mind boggling that the data shows 94% of mass shootings take place in massacre zones, and yet leftists still insist on them. Most often they will simply deny reality or outright lie claiming that there is no connection. Basic logic proves them wrong. They can never answer the question of whether a criminal would prefer a place some may be armed or no one may be armed. The latter is the obvious answer, but that eviscerates the whole idea of massacre zones and liberty reform in general.

Most mass murderers meticulously plan out their attacks. So, it only makes logical sense that they would avoid places where they would be stopped by a good guy or gal with a gun.

The anti-liberty left never fails to have their knee-jerk reaction to a tragedy in trying to exploit other people’s pain for their political gain. Taking away the liberty and civil rights of the innocent does nothing to keep anyone safe. It only makes things worse, far worse.

3. The authoritarian socialist media has to stop glorifying mass murderers.

Media contagion has been studied and researched for many years now. The AP piece on the most recent tragedy referred to the fact that it was “the latest in a spate of mass shootings after a relative lull during the pandemic.”

Consider the number of research papers and articles written on the phenomena:

The media is an accomplice in mass shootings Mass Shootings Can Be Contagious, Research Shows “Media Contagion” Is Factor in Mass Shootings, Study Says Contagion in Mass Killings and School Shootings While they have dialed it back as of late – perhaps they knew they were making it look too obvious – the sequence of shootings has shown they’ve had some ‘success’ at encouraging mass murder.

The media could directly control whether or not they influence follow-on attacks by simply minimizing the use of the killer’s name, image, and particulars. They could also forgo their morbid obsession with incessantly repeating the number of dead to encourage the next mass murderer to try to up the ante in a perverse competition. As we have repeatedly stated, the information can be available it just doesn’t need to be blasted out in wall-to-wall coverage inspiring the next miscreant to attain infamy in the same manner.

4. Close the border/Stop rewarding criminals.

Colion Noir was interviewed on Tucker Carlson and they could not understand the quandary of rewarding criminality while trying to deprive the innocent of their common sense civil rights . The authoritarian socialists want to destroy local police departments, let in untold thousands of criminals and terrorists, and release felons from jail while they confiscate guns from the innocent.

“[You are saying] that we should defund them or they shouldn’t be there. But then at the same time, you’re telling me I shouldn’t have a firearm to protect myself in the event that they are not there. So what would you have me do? Just be a victim,” he said.

“So at that point, it begs the question, what is the ultimate goal, and I think a lot of it really is in the word gun control, which is control. I think the overall goal is control.”

“You can control a population of people that don’t have the means to defend themselves.”

Authoritarian leftists tend to look at career criminals as victims of the system thus, they have a two-fold reason to go easy on them. They can exploit the chaos they cause for further control schemes while they let them go because of ‘systemic racism’ or whatever the buzzword is of the minute.

The problem is that the principles of operant conditioning mean that if you reward a behavior you will get more of it. Reward violence, and you will see more violence.

5. Stop denigrating local law enforcement.

One of the other points made during the Colion Noir interview on Tucker Carlson was that it didn’t make any sense that the authoritarian left would want to defund the police given that most of their authoritarian dreams require law enforcement muscle to make them come true.

None of this makes logical sense in the short term, but the anti-freedom folks don’t think in the short term. Their eventual goal is to set up a national socialist security apparatus. However, they first have to knock down local law enforcement; the level that is the most accountable to the people.

This means that local law enforcement would be the most efficient at protecting the people, while enforcing the law in the fairest manner possible. Conversely, when they run down the local constabulary and decrease their budget, they won’t be as efficient and an increase in violence will be the result.

So, while it may seem to be pure insanity to confiscate guns, defund the police and import criminals, it all makes perfect sense to the anti-liberty left as stepping stones to a nationalized police force who is accountable only to a national governing body.

The Bottom line – real solutions to violence instead of stepping stones to power.

Of course, it would never occur to the anti-liberty left to implement these common-sense measures to reduce violence simply because there would be nothing in it for them. Authoritarian socialists only have one goal and that is the attainment of power over the people.

If they actually cared about safety they would take steps to keep people safe and reduce violence as we have detailed. But, as we have seen with the case of Ma’Khia Bryant, the left is okay with violence if they can use it to advance their agenda . The reality is that they only care about ‘safety’ when it means they can eviscerate our civil liberties.

Conserving basic freedoms; such as the common sense civil right of self defense, banning massacre zones, halting media contagion, punishing criminality, and supporting local law enforcement would go a long way towards actually reducing violence, and it wouldn’t deprive the people of their liberty. There should be no doubt that leftists would oppose these practical solutions for that very reason. For when it comes to prioritization of liberty or control, anti-liberty leftists will always favor control over liberty.


JUST IN: Biden Makes the Announcement… It’s TRILLIONS

(Breitbart) – President Joe Biden plans to address Congress on Wednesday evening and will outline his plan for an additional $1.8 trillion in spending.

The president will outline his proposed American Families Plan during his speech, according to the White House, an additional $1.8 trillion for free community college, free child care, paid leave, more food stamps, and free universal pre-school.

The proposed plan would spend an additional trillion while also doling out $800 billion in tax cuts.

The plan will also expand the child tax credit through 2025 and the Obamacare health insurance tax credit. The earned income tax credit would become permanent.

“The President knows we need to do more to build a stronger economy that doesn’t leave anyone behind,” a senior administration official told reporters during a conference call Tuesday. “The American Jobs Plan and the Families Plan are once-in-a-generation investments in our nation’s future.”

That marks $6 trillion in proposed spending for Biden in his first 100 days as president – $1.8 trillion for the American Families Plan , $2.3 trillion for his American Jobs Plan on top of the $1.9 trillion coronavirus rescue package passed by a partisan majority of Democrats in March.

Biden plans to pay for some of his proposed spending with dramatic tax hikes on capital gains and raising corporate tax rates.

“The President will be proposing a set of measures to make sure the wealthiest Americans pay the taxes that they owe, while also ensuring that no one making less than $400,000 per year will see their taxes go up,” the White House official said to reporters.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Wednesday that Biden would also outline his priorities on police reform, immigration reform, and gun control during his address to Congress.

The president’s speech will wrap up the first 100 days of the most expensive and radically left administration in American history.


Where to get straight news

(NOQReport) – Share the truth There can be no doubt that the Drive-By Media are pure propagandists. “Orange Man Bad” was just the latest installment in the slander campaign against patriots by those who have mostly achieved little, built little, and hate those who actually work to build better lives. Their campaign began as early as Woodrow Wilson’s tenure, with early (1913) moves to concentrate power in DC through the income tax and in big banks with the Federal Reserve.

This profound opposition became obvious after the departure of Dwight Eisenhower. With each succeeding Republican, new language was employed. Ronald Reagan was demeaned as an “amiable dunce.” The Bushes proved themselves to be Swamp dwellers, but were similarly slimed, with W’s verbal malapropisms splattered all over the headlines. When that became pass , the vocal assault accelerated, causing rational observers to wonder how far the Left can go. (Hint, there is no limit!) Trump Derangement Syndrome led to an explosion of “racist,” “homophobic,” and similar slurs, attempting to paint patriotic Americans as evil.

Along the way, various “news” outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, MSNBC, and others dropped any pretense of being purveyors of news. As Project Veritas has shown on multiple occasions, these entities are literally propagandists – Tovarishch Chlen Demokraticheskoy Partii (“Comrades of the Democratic Party”). This leaves us with a problem. How are concerned Americans to get their hands and eyes on the truth of what’s happening? I propose that there are several moves we can make immediately.

First, never use Google to search. It does two very evil things. First, it mines your searches to use them for saleable purposes. You become the product. Second, it rarely allows you to find anything by any conservative source. Breitbart News has been a frequent victim of their bias. Dr. Robert Epstein of the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology showed how Google manipulated its search results and messages with the effect of switching around six million votes from Trump to Biden. If you use Gmail, stop. Reagan.com is just one of many email providers available for you.

I know of two non-tracking and non-censoring search engines: DuckDuckGo , and StartPage . Both are excellent, and neither sends a single byte of data to the Masters of the Universe.

The next task is finding news. The gorilla in the room is Breitbart . It has two problems. The first is that, while it is generally a good source, it clearly pushes its product in the conservative direction. The second is that their website is formatted like a tabloid. If you want straight news, try Just the News or One America News Network . Newsmax and Fox are generally good, but neither sticks to straight news very well. The Epoch Times or the Wall Street Journal may also suit you. You may even have to search for what you want. News aggregators such as The Liberty Daily , Citizen Free Press , Populist Press , and Conservative Playlist may have what you’re looking for.

Once you leave pure news, you’ll be looking at commentary. If you want all sorts of viewpoints, RealClearPolitics is without peer. You’ll find the whole spectrum there, including the insane Left. You pick and choose. Of course, since you are reading this, you’ve stumbled into one of the three commentary sites I write for: American Thinker , Townhall , and NOQReport . There are lots of others, and as you follow hyperlinks in articles on those sites, you’ll discover more than you can possibly read. Particularly good ones are The Federalist , Reason Magazine , American Greatness , Daily Wire , and American Spectator . And while I’m on this list, two of the very best legal commentary sites are Res Ipsa Loquitur , the legal blog of Jonathan Turley, and the Volokh Conspiracy , hosted by Reason. They explain legal issues of public interest in language we can understand.

Understanding the issues of the day requires a good factual foundation. Such sites are the Manhattan Contrarian , Rational Ground , Foundation for Economic Education , Get the Facts Straight , Mises.org , Gatestone Institute , and the American Institute for Economic Research .

At this point, I must turn to the elephant in the room: COVID. Everywhere you turn you find people “following the CDC recommendations.” And we should note that the CDC is a political organization under a veneer of medical language. Its flip-flops are worse that a dying fish on deck. Its credibility is worse than the WHO. When we know that there have been zero superspreading events outdoors yet the CDC has just declared that children, who are minimally affected by COVID must wear masks at all times at summer camp , it’s clear that the CDC is not following the data . So we must look to outside experts who are willing to actually look at evidence.

Because COVID is spread by aerosol, we need the two best aerosol scientists: Linsey Marr (Twitter @LinseyMarr) and Jose’-Luis Jiminez (Twitter @jljcolorado). They deal with mechanisms. Epidemiologic data is found at Rational Ground , the Oxford University Center for Evidence-Based Medicine , and works by numerous individual researchers such as Carl Heneghan , Jay Bhattacharya , Scott Atlas , Michael Levitt , Sunetra Gupta , and Martin Kuldorff . I’ve linked long form interviews with them. You can look up their research. UnherdTV has excellent long discussions with them and others. And if you want a bit more, you can watch my YouTube channel , or my new Rumble channel .

By now you’ve seen a host of arrows pointing toward a number of very useful ways to get good information. This list just scratches the surface. As you continue, you’ll find that there are wonderful American patriots who are working to get the truth out on a number of subjects. You just have to steer clear of GooFaTwit. The MOTU will do all they can to keep you from the facts. Don’t let them.

Ted Noel MD posts on numerous social media sites as DoctorTed and @vidzette.


Think Biden’s Tax Hikes Wouldn’t Negatively Affect You? Then You Are Very Wrong

(Zerohedge) – Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com,

What would happen if Biden got the tax hikes he seeks? A big set of questions and answers follows.

Net Capital Gains Tax Would Approach a Whopping 60%

As I noted on April 23, under Biden’s proposal Net Capital Gains Tax Would Approach a Whopping 60% .

Four Comments By Shortsighted Readers

I’ll complain when I’m the one being taxed.

Mish, tell me if it impacts someone with $60K in annual income and $12K in short-term capital gains. If it doesn’t, go screw yourself!

Great if the plan is passed! Party time for the Top .3% is over!

Why should investment be advantaged over labor?

The first two comments above remind me of (fill in your own blanks: They came for the ______ and I did not speak up. Then they came for the _____ and I did not speak up. Then they came for me and _____.

Let’s Play Tax Q&A

Q: Put a 60% tax on capital investments and what happens to investment? A: Investment in new businesses will plunge.

Q: Put huge taxes at the state level and what do people do? A: They move.

Q: What happens to neighborhoods, even states, when the wealthy flee? A: Think Illinois

It is not the poor who invest in new businesses. And at a 60% tax rate it will not be the wealthy either!

Investment Decisions

Bonus Question: Who said this?

‘ The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital from static to more dynamic situations, the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth of the economy .’

If you guessed Ronald Reagan, try again. In fact, if you did not know the answer, I doubt it would be one of your top 5 guesses.

Bonus Answer: ‘Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, John F. Kennedy, 1963 ‘.

Would a 60% Rate Raise Money?

The WSJ addresses that question in The Dumbest Tax Increase .

As former Federal Reserve Governor Larry Lindsey explains nearby, a 43.4% federal rate will cost the government money.

The Congressional Budget Office says the revenue-maximizing rate for capital gains is about 28%. Other economists say it’s lower, and many think the ideal rate is zero. No one outside the fever swamps thinks it is more than 40%, much less the 55% or more that would apply in high-tax states if the Biden proposal becomes law.

As rates rise, Americans tend to hold on to their assets longer, reducing realizations. CBO has found that for each 1% increase in the capital-gains rate, there is a 1.2% reduction in realizations. Raise the tax as much as Mr. Biden wants, and realizations will fall significantly. The higher rate will cost the government revenue.

Why Do Something So Stupid?

The WSJ quotes Lindsey ‘ punishment for its own sake .’

This is what happens when you turn your economic policy over to Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Envy is in the political saddle, and Joe Biden is going along for the ride .

More Reader Comments

One of my economically literate readers accurately noted the envy angle. Others noted capital flight.

Another commented that Biden added trillions in debt in just a few months commenting ‘ Even 100% capital gains tax won’t pay for all this .’

As discussed above it would not pay for anything but would negatively impact investment and therefor jobs.

Spook the Stock Market

In addition to the above, a hike of that proportion could and in my estimation likely would spook the markets.

It certainly would make future investments in the US stock markets less attractive than foreign markets.

Looney Ideas and Fearless Fools

And if the proposed legislation did pass, it would be a clear indication that the looney wing of the Democratic party lead by Elizabeth Warren was in full command.

To fund their crazy ideas, tax hikes would not stop with the wealthy. Either that or inflation would soar, perhaps both.

The fearless fool who said, ‘ I’ll complain when I’m the one being taxed ,’ would then complain about tax hikes on him, how his neighborhood went to hell, or how the stock market decline hurt his investments.

Tax Reform Needed

I am totally in favor of tax reform and will post some ideas on what’s needed in a bit, but Biden’s proposals are hugely foolish from many standpoints.


NC City Declares State of Emergency Prior to Bodycam Video Release of Andrew Brown Jr. Shooting

(Breitbart) – Officials in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, declared a state of emergency before the release of bodycam footage of the recent law enforcement-involved shooting of Andrew Brown Jr.

“The 42-year-old was shot and killed by deputies last Wednesday during the execution of a search warrant. Witnesses have said Brown was driving away at the time and deputies fired several rounds, killing him,” WAVY reported Monday.

Seven deputies have since been placed on administrative leave and three of them resigned. The officers who resigned were not directly connected to the shooting, according to Pasquotank Sheriff Tommy Wooten, but one was close to retirement.

The outlet continued:

Brown’s family is expected to view the footage around 11:30 a.m. Monday, and the video is expected to be released to the public sometime after. WAVY and other media organizations have petitioned the court to order the release of the footage, as well as the Elizabeth City City Council. Mayor Bettie Parker says law enforcement expects a “period of civil unrest” after the release of the video and the order helps mobilize state and federal resources.

The order took effect at 8:00 a.m. Monday morning and will continue indefinitely while the city’s offices remain closed and schools utilize remote learning until the end of the week, the report said.

The Elizabeth City Pasquotank Public Schools (ECPPS) made the announcement in a Facebook post on Sunday:

ECPPS Operations Update:Due to the continuously evolving state of civil unrest in our local community and under the…

Posted by ECPPS on Sunday, April 25, 2021

“I direct all departments and agencies of Elizabeth City to take whatever steps necessary to protect life and property, public infrastructure, and provide such emergency assistance deemed necessary to preserve public safety,” Mayor Bettie J. Parker said in the declaration.

Protests have been ongoing since the shooting, according to the WAVY report.

In a tweet Monday, the Elizabeth City Police Department urged citizens to “be vigilant” as the city prepared for more protests:

“WAVY also obtained the search warrant in the case on Monday, which says authorities had been watching Brown for more than a year for alleged drug activity. Brown also has two pending drug cases in court,” the outlet concluded.


Woketard Oscar Ratings Plummet 58%, First Time Below 10 Million Viewers

(Breitbart) – “In delayed fast national results just released by Nielsen, the 93rd Academy Awards were watched by a mere 9.85 million, with a dismal rating of 1.9 among the 18-49 demographic,” reports the far-left Deadline.

How dreadful is that? Well, last year’s Oscars used to be the lowest-rated in history, and this is a collapse of 58 percent below that. In the key 25-54 age demo, the collapse was a whopping – this is not a typo – 64 percent.

For comparison, just three years ago, total viewership dropped below 30 million for the first time in the ceremony’s recorded history.

The final numbers will be in later today or tomorrow, but holy cow. Who expected this? I mean, other than absolutely everybody.

The Woketard stink is all over everything related to Hollywood and an overall entertainment industry that has made it stridently clear that its long history of entertaining the masses is over. It is no longer about putting on a good show. Instead, we will be lectured and shamed by elite assholes who think they are too important to sing, dance, and make us laugh.

Who wants to sit through that…? Well, as you can see from Sunday night’s ratings, less than four percent of the country.

What for years had been Hollywood’s most important night, a night where the country came together to gaze at the stars and enjoy a longish but still entertaining show, has now become a chore, homework, a task… The Oscars just aren’t enjoyable anymore, and neither is the product the film industry produces – the movies.

According to numerous reviews of last night’s show – which, like more than 95 percent of America, I did not watch – this overlong disaster opened with a lecture from Regina King and rolled all the way downhill from there.

No thanks.

What did I do last night? I watched a Columbo rerun.

It used to be that celebrities were self-effacing, modest, the butt of the joke… They made fun of themselves, and even though everyone knew it was all an act, we still appreciated it and found it entertaining. Few things are as enjoyable as seeing a Big Star laugh at himself.

Now, these so-called stars are just a cult of pompous, insufferable, blowhards who take themselves oh-so-seriously, even though they have done nothing to earn our admiration or respect. They act as though they are our superiors when we all know they are nothing more than hypocrites and liars who carry a $200,000 gift bag on their laps as they give interviews from the back of a limo about the horrors of wealth distribution and capitalism.

The unearned arrogance is bad enough, but you can also sense just how much Woke Hollywood hates its own audience, how much they all hate everyday people. This hate just pours out of them, every word and look. These idiots might not have much talent, charisma, or smarts, but they do carry an awful lot of hostility.

And that is why we don’t like these people anymore, and why we sure as hell are not going to spend four hours on a Sunday evening suffering at the hands of their ignorance, ingratitude, and pomposity.

Plus, no one saw this year’s Oscar nominees. No one saw any of these movies! The Academy Awards are now the Independent Spirit Awards, an insider-insider ceremony to celebrate small movies that reek of pious self-importance.

Sadly, this ratings disaster will change nothing. Hollywood is lost, lost for the foreseeable future in a wave of that fascist self-importance called woke.

Well, that’s why God invented DVD, so we don’t have to suffer through this crap. Let them go off and celebrate themselves… Let them go off and fool themselves into believing they are stars, when no one knows who they are, or cares to know…

Out here in Real America, if we do tune in, it’s only to point and laugh in-between Columbo episodes.



(Breitbart) – California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) will almost certainly face a recall election later this year, after Secretary of State Shirley Weber announced Monday afternoon that the signature threshold had been reached.

In a statement, Weber said:

California Secretary of State Dr. Shirley N. Weber has announced that the threshold of verified signatures reported by counties has been met for the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. The valid signatures in the 10th report are 1,626,042, which exceeds the total of 1,495,709 signatures required. Counties still have until April 29th to verify the validity of any remaining signatures.

“This now triggers the next phase of the recall process, a 30-business-day period in which voters may submit written requests to county Registrars of Voters to remove their names from the recall petition,” Secretary Weber said. “A recall election will be held unless a sufficient number of signatures are withdrawn.”

If after this period the recall election still has a sufficient number of signatures, the Department of Finance will have 30 business days to estimate the cost of the recall election. Following that, the Joint Legislative Budget Committee will have 30 calendar days to review and comment on those estimates before the Lieutenant Governor sets the date for the recall election.

Newsom will be the second governor in California’s history to face a recall election, and only the eleventh public official in the state to do so.


BREAKING: Nancy Pelosi Just Got The News She’s Been Dreading

(Breitbart) – An internal survey of battleground congressional seats from the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) found Republicans are poised to take back the House in the upcoming midterm elections.

The April battleground survey also found House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is the most unpopular politician in the country. Previously, the NRCC’s February polling found Pelosi was the most unpopular politician with a 41 percent favorable and a 52 percent unfavorable rating. This month, Pelosi’s image dropped to 38 percent favorable and 56 percent unfavorable. Punchbowl News reported this is in part due to Republicans who “have spent tens of millions of dollars demonizing Pelosi during the last two decades.”

Additionally, the survey also found Pelosi hits 60 perfect unfavorable in “Trump/Democratic districts.” According to the NRCC press release, “Democrats in these districts are going to have an uphill battle defending their decisions to vote in lockstep with Pelosi’s socialist agenda.”

The survey was conducted between April 18-21. It consisted of 1,000 voters across 85 Battleground Congressional Districts and included an oversample in 16 ticket-splitting districts. Polling was conducted 65 percent over a cell phone, 15 percent from a landline, and 20 percent online.

Republicans continue to show they are in a good position to regain the House majority in the midterm elections. In ticket-splitting districts, the survey found 54 percent want “a Republican who will be a check-and-balance to Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats’ agenda in Congress.” Just 41 percent want “a Democrat who will help Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats pass their agenda in Congress.”

Moreover, the NRCC poll showed Democrats misplaced their faith in the improving economy to maintain the House majority and the presidency. Of the voters surveyed, a majority put their trust in “Republicans over Democrats in Congress on jobs and the economy.” The voters overall said they support Republicans by five more points. Forty-six (46) percent supported the Republicans, while only 41 percent supported the Democrats. When Independents were asked, 42 percent put their trust in Republicans over 31 percent in Democrats.

The NRCC memo said, “Democrats’ signature piece of legislation, a partisan COVID bill, is coming up small. A majority (57%) of voters do not believe that President Biden’s COVID-19 stimulus is helping them and their family.”

Furthermore, when asked about the southern border, 75 percent of voters see the border situation “as a crisis or a major problem,” and only 23 percent say “the situation at the border is a minor problem or not a problem at all.” Immigration and border security are one of Biden and Congress’s most pressing issues according to the survey. Since the NRCC’s February survey, concerns regarding the border have more than doubled from 11 percent to now 28 percent:

The released memo detailed growing Republican support as more voters learn about wasteful spending by the Democrats. The NRCC also cited an overwhelming majority of Independent voters who will be less likely to vote for Democrats the more one-sided votes the party takes on major issues.

A supermajority (72 percent) of Independents are less likely to vote for “a Democrat who supports two trillion dollars in wasteful spending that funds Democrat pet projects without any accountability or transparency for how the money is spent.” Also, a remarkable 71 percent of Independents are less likely to vote for “a Democrat who voted for a 2.3 trillion-dollar infrastructure plan that spends 93% on things OTHER than improving our roads and bridges.”

Also, 69 percent of Independents are less likely to vote for “a Democrat who supports two trillion dollars in wasteful spending that will drag down hourly wages over the next ten years.” 68 percent of Independents are less likely to vote for “a Democrat who voted for a bloated and expensive infrastructure bill that could cost the United States one million jobs in the first two years.”

Mike Berg, an NRCC spokesperson, commented in a statement, “Democrats’ dangerous socialist agenda is providing the perfect roadmap for Republicans to take back the majority.”


JUST IN: Top GOP RINO Turns on Trump

(Breitbart) – House Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney (R-WY) said Monday it is unlikely that former President Donald Trump will serve as the Republican nominee for president in 2024.

“I don’t think that that’s going to happen,” Cheney told the Washington Examiner. “And I think it’s important that it not happen, given what he did.”

Cheney, one of ten House Republicans who voted to impeach President Trump on the charge of inciting a riot on January 6, said she “certainly would never vote for a Democrat” and stated she does not believe Trump “should be president again.”

When asked by the New York Post if she would consider a run for president in 2024, Cheney said, “I’m not ruling anything in or out — I’ve been here a long time.”

During the interview, Cheney also called out GOP senators who legally questioned the 2020 election results.

“I think we have a huge number of interesting candidates, but I think that we’re going to be in a good position to be able to take the White House,” she added. “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, you know, in my view that’s disqualifying.”

Trump has signaled that he will endorse one of Cheney’s challengers, which, as of now, includes Wyoming State Sen. Anthony Bouchard and State Rep. Chuck Gray.

Regarding a 2024 run for president, Trump told Sean Hannity of Fox News last week that he is looking at things “beyond seriously.”

“I am looking at it very seriously, beyond seriously,” Trump said. “From a legal standpoint, I don’t want to really talk about it yet.”


WHAT? Biden Puts CUOMO In Charge of White House COVID Calls

(Breitbart) – Embattled New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) has reportedly taken over the leadership of the weekly White House conference calls with the nation’s governors about the coronavirus pandemic, since President Joe Biden does not join them.

Philip Wegmann of RealClearPolitics reported Monday that Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have both opted not to join the weekly conference calls with governors, unlike former President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

Wegmann’s reporting was confirmed during Monday’s White House press briefing. Press Secretary Jen Psaki demanded to know how many governors he had spoken with, and insisted Biden had never intended to join the calls, despite his pledge a conference call with governors after the election in November that he would work closely with them once he took office.

In addition, Wegmann reported that Gov. Cuomo is now leading the weekly conference calls between the governors and the Biden administration’s coronavirus team, due to his role as head of the National Governors Association:

Andrew Cuomo now leads the calls as chairman of the National Governors Association. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki explained that the New York governor was put in charge instead of the vice president because a change was needed. One of the reasons, Psaki told reporters in March, “is that there were operational aspects of the way the last administration approached COVID and approached the distribution of vaccines or approached planning and engagement with governors that wasn’t working.”

Cuomo has come under severe criticism for his policy of forcing nursing homes to accept coronavirus patients in the early months of the pandemic, when the risk to older people was already well known and there were alternatives available.

Cuomo’s administration has since been accused of covering up thousands of nursing home deaths. In addition, the governor faces numerous accusations of inappropriate sexual behavior towards colleagues. The New York State Assembly continues to conduct an impeachment investigation, amid calls by leading Democrats from his state for him to resign his office.

Still, the Biden White House has continued to allow Cuomo to lead the nation’s governors, filling in for the absent Biden and Harris.