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Archive for June 20th, 2017

Georgia proves that you can’t nominate a liberal and sell him as a centrist..Dems are in huge trouble in suburbs

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June 20, 2017 at 10:31 pm

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Memo to Dems: Stop listening to California or Hollywood….they are out of touch with the voters you need to win.

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June 20, 2017 at 10:11 pm

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GOP wins 53-47%: What happened to the polls showing a very close race?

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In case you are not following the election results tonight, the GOP won in Georgia.     The final numbers will be 53-47% or not the late night vote counting that the polls predicted.  

Let me ask a few questions: 

First:  What happened to the polls again?   They were wrong because a 6-point lead is not close!    

Second, did the Democrats really think that a very liberal guy who does not live in a conservative district  had a chance to win?  

Third, where do the Democrats go from here?   They need to do some soul searching and listen to people who don’t live in California.

Congratulations to Mrs. Karen Handle

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June 20, 2017 at 9:49 pm

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The Middle East, from Syria to Iran with Richard Baehr

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Guest: Richard Baehr, Chief Political Correspondent of American Thinker……we will look at the state of the Middle East: Syria, Iran, Russia…….what happens next? what potential military conflicts? …..plus other stories…..

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Source: The Middle East, from Syria to Iran with Richard Baehr 06/20 by Silvio Canto Jr | News Podcasts

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June 20, 2017 at 9:00 pm

The other MS-13 story

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Down in Central America, El Salvador is getting ready for the return of MS-13 gang members. It is indeed very complicated, as Joshua Partlow reports:     

The Trump administration’s push to deport more Central American gang members has alarmed officials here who fear that the returning gangsters could exacerbate violence in one of the deadliest countries in the hemisphere.

This year the U.S. government has deported 398 gang members to this country, compared with 534 in all of 2016, according to Salvadoran government statistics. 

This sharp increase in the rate of gang deportations — and the prospect of more gang roundups in the United States — has prompted Salvadoran authorities to hold emergency meetings and propose new legislation to monitor suspected criminals who are being sent home.

“This clearly affects El Salvador. We already have a climate of violence in the country that we are combating,” said Héctor Antonio Rodríguez, the director of the country’s immigration agency. “If gang members return, of course this worries us.”

 

In tweets and speeches, President Trump has made MS-13, or Mara Salvatrucha, the leading symbol of the dangers of illegal immigration and the need for more and faster deportations. He has compared the gang’s “meanness” with that of al-Qaeda. He promised last week that the organization will be “gone from our streets very soon, believe me.” Recent high-profile killings, such as that of a 15-year-old Salvadoran girl in Springfield, Va., and a string of slayings on Long Island, have fueled concerns of an MS-13 resurgence in the United States.

A bit complicated to say the least.   

We cannot criticize President Trump’s efforts. He is looking out for U.S. citizens, specially Hispanics, who are the ones living in the communities that MS-13 terrorizes.

At the same time, El Salvador is facing its own violence problems.   

My recommendation to the U.S. Congress is to provide El Salvador with the funds or assistance to lock up some of the MS-13 leaders or more violent gang members.   

This is not a pretty situation. Let’s remember that all of this chaos and violence in El Salvador is driving people to the U.S. through Mexico. Sadly, most of them are reaching the U.S. because Mexico can’t stop the flow.

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June 20, 2017 at 6:50 am

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