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It’s official: No room for pro-life Democrats

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Over the weekend, Mayor Pete Buttigieg made it official or confirmed that the party has no room for pro-life Democrats. 

This is from Fox News:   

A pro-life Democrat named Kristen Day asked Buttigieg whether he wanted the support of “people like me” during the forum moderated by Fox News’ Chris Wallace — and pressed the mayor over whether he would support a change in the Democrats’ platform to emphasize that it is a “big tent” party and welcomes pro-life members. He would not commit to such a move.  

“I’m not going to try to earn your vote by tricking you. I am pro-choice, and I believe that a woman ought to be able to make that decision,” Buttigieg said to applause from the rest of the audience. 

“The best I can offer is that if we can’t agree on where to draw the line, the next best thing we can do is agree on who should draw the line, and in my view, it’s the woman who’s faced with that decision in her own life.” 

Nice going, Pete.  Nice way of throwing a lot of Catholics and Hispanic women under the bus!

Mayor Pete’s answer speaks volumes about the intolerance on their side.  

At some point later this year, a Democrat nominee will have to appeal to a broader audience.  

Wonder if the pro-life Democrat who asked the question can be reached after she watches the Democrat convention push an abortion position that supports abortion on demand?

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January 28, 2020 at 4:55 am

The week in review with Bill Katz the Editor of Urgent Agenda

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Guest: Bill Katz, the editor of Urgent Agenda…….Impeachment managers make their cases…….Nadler & Schiff upset GOP Senators…..Trial TV ratings are down……..Sanders surging in recent polls………and other stories…….click to listen:

Source: The week in review with Bill Katz the Editor of Urgent Agenda 01/27 by Silvio Canto Jr | Politics

Monday’s video: Great presentations by the Trump team

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January 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Are we seeing the end of Biden or more crazy polls?

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In a few weeks, some pollsters are going to be right or wrong.  

According to new polls, Senator Bernie Sanders is surging in Iowa:     

Senator Bernie Sanders has opened up a lead in Iowa just over a week before the Democratic caucuses, consolidating support from liberals and benefiting from divisions among more moderate presidential candidates who are clustered behind him, according to a New York Times/Siena College poll of likely caucusgoers.

The poll has VP Biden at 17%.

More importantly, Sanders is leading in New Hampshire, the first primary.  Sanders is leading Biden by 29% to 17%.

Before we write off VP Biden, let’s just say that polls are polls and there will be a bunch more before voters actually vote.  In other words, a lot of establishment Democrats do not want Sanders as the nominee.

My sense is that these polls are correct.  Sanders’ ideology is where the party is.  On the other hand, VP Biden has been a terrible candidate all around.

What happens if Sanders wins Iowa and New Hampshire?  It means that Biden will have to win North Carolina or check out Jeb Bush’s withdrawal speech from 2016.

Again, a lot can change and probably will.  Yet, Sanders is where the action is, as Freddie Cannon used to sing.  

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January 27, 2020 at 8:25 am

Notre Dame the latest target of the reparations crowd

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Once upon a time, administrators ran schools, and students worked to graduate.  At least, that’s what my parents taught me.

Nowadays, it sure looks as though it’s the other way around, especially when students are calling on a university to pay reparations.

This is the latest P.C. show, and it is a show, from Notre Dame according to The College Fix:

A forum Wednesday at the University of Notre Dame featured panelists who urged the university to pay reparations to blacks and Native Americans.

Panelist Savanna Morgan, a senior at Notre Dame, said black and indigenous communities have a “right” to pursue reparations at Notre Dame.  These reparations are “indeed monetary,” she said, adding they are “equally psychological and symbolic.”

Morgan said one of the “appropriate remedies” for Notre Dame is “taking our $13.8 billion endowment out of this one mile radius and sharing this wealth with the people Notre Dame has historically robbed of their right to a safe and secure life.”

“We must acknowledge how white institutions contribute to black disadvantage and commit to the appropriate remedies,” she said.

Remedies and sharing the wealth?

Maybe Miss Morgan should explain how the reparations will be divided and who gets them.  Second, she should explain why someone born in the 21st century should pay for something that happened in the 19th century and before.

Once upon a time, school administrators would shut down this nonsense and send the kids to bed.  Again, the kids are running the schools, and that’s not good for learning.

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January 26, 2020 at 4:29 am

If you lose Susan…

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Congressman Jerry Nadler’s rant turned off a lot of people, including Senator Susan Collins.  

According to news reports, Senator Collins was so angry that she contacted Chief Justice Roberts:    

Collins told Politico she was “stunned” by Nadler’s comments, and confirmed to the outlet that she wrote a note that made its way to Roberts after a tense back and forth between Nadler and White House Chief Counsel Pat Cipollone.

“It reminded me that if we were in a normal debate in the Senate, that the rule would be invoked to strike the words of the senator for impugning another senator,” she told Politico. 

“So, I did write a note raising the issue of whether there’d been a violation of the rules.”

Collins said she gave the note to the secretary for the majority, Laura Dove, and “shortly thereafter, the chief justice did admonish both sides. And I was glad that he did.”

Nadler’s rant was totally over the top — exactly the kind of desperate remark that a fellow with a bad hand makes.

It apparently also offended Senator Lisa Murkowski.

Three days of impeachment presentations have changed nothing.  Let’s hope that this whole case can be dismissed quickly so that housewives can have their soap operas back.

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January 25, 2020 at 5:27 am

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Impeachment day 4 and President Trump at The March for Life

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Impeachment day # 4 and a bad week for the House managers……they upset Senator Collins and Rep Nadler closes by calling President Trump a dictator……President Trump at the ‘pro-life march’………PM Winston Churchill 1874-1965………..other stories………..click to listen:

Source: Impeachment day 4 and President Trump at The March for Life 01/24 by Silvio Canto Jr | Politics