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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Forgets How to Be Far-Left at John McCains’ Passing, Gets Slammed

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For once, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez showed some grace, civility, and political maturity, but her base, who no doubt relies on her sensationalism, slander, and juvenile bumper-sticker politics, was less than thrilled.

As many on the right and left did this week, AOC Tweeted out condolences at the passing of Senator John McCain, a polarizing figure in Washington on both sides of the aisle who undeniably served his country selfless and admirably for the majority of his adult lifetime.

Ocasio-Cortez may have simply thought this was what the left was doing since the majority of the mainstream media and Democratic politicians have been pretending to love McCain since he remained in constant conflict with President Trump in the last few years of his life.

“John McCain’s legacy represents an unparalleled example of human decency and American service,” she wrote on Saturday. “As an intern, I learned a lot about the power of humanity in government through his deep friendship with Sen. Kennedy. He meant so much, to so many. My prayers are with his family.”

For someone who’s spent the majority of her incredibly brief political career fumbling over her words and making outrageously false and uncivil statements, this was a pretty impressive display of diplomatic character. And again, you’d think her base would have been right on board since they all think McCain is a hero for being disliked by Trump.

Not so much:

The critique wasn’t limited to Twitter–the far-left blogosphere, who had largely swooned over her up to this point, shook their heads as well.

“McCain’s record does represent the views Ocasio-Cortez has defined herself, and the fight she’s leading, against – does that fight pause for R.I.P.s?” wrote columnist Whitney Campbell on Jezebel, before continuing to bash a man who has not even yet been buried (it’s Jezebel…classlessness is their bread and butter.)

The Socialist Call was grumpy with both Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders for being decent human beings and tweeting out kind words at McCain’s passing.

“When Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez issued condolences to the McCain family, it wasn’t terribly surprising. It’s one of those rituals that is expected of political leaders,” wrote Chicago Democratic Socialist Joe Allen.

“But that’s no excuse to say of America’s foremost warmonger, as AOC did, that he offers an ‘unparalleled example of human decency and American service.’ Or to extol him as an American hero, as Bernie did,” he huffed, going on to excoriate Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez for “shirking” their calling to criticize “American imperialism” at all times.

“As an organization we do need to remain critical when, under the pressure of capitalist politics, they willingly participate in poisonous national rituals that set back our work.”

Ouch! Looks like AOC has a fine line to walk between pleasing her radically anti-American base and appearing to be a decent, civilized human being. Because it certainly doesn’t appear that one could do both.

H/T Western Journal 

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Mass Murder in Texas | Schaftlein Report

Guest: Andrew Crapuchettes – CEO of RedBalloon.work, a company that connects employers who value freedom with employees who value it too

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Mass Murder in Texas | Schaftlein Report
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Guest: Andrew Crapuchettes – CEO of RedBalloon.work, a company that connects employers who value freedom with employees who value it too
Topics:
1) 20 young children killed in school shooting in Uvalde, Texas – Killer Salvatore Ramos wearing body armor is dead – Feds looking for answers
*His grandmother killed earlier – Border Patrol Agent killed the shooter
**70% of school shooters are under the age of 18
2) Biden delivers terrible and divisive speech from White House – Democrats politicize the murders – Demand gun control while killer likely had serious mental issues
*NYT blames NRA and left wing idiots blame Republicans, Manchin and Sinema for no filibuster reform to allow federal gun control
a. NYC subway killer turns himself in – He had a rap sheet a mile long – “Why was he on the streets” – Eric Adams NYC Mayor
b. ISIS plot to kill former President George Bush thwarted – Shihab Ahmed Shihab an Iraqi living in Columbus, OH wanted to have assailants come across the southern border
3) Gov. Brain Kemp and Hershel Walker win Republican primaries in Georgia – Record turnout as another Democrat lie implodes – There was no voter suppression as we have said for a long time – This complete quashes the Voter suppression narrative – Voting Rights a big lie
*Brad Raffensperger wins Secretary of State defeating Trump back Jodi Hice
4) Majority of American believe Biden is “Incompetent” Democrats blame the Voters for being stupid
*Meanwhile, Biden approval in Reuters poll falls to 36%
5) Biden “celebrated” high gas prices saying the cost to consumers was part of an “Incredible Transition” away from fossil fuels
6) The Consumer is in TROUBLE
7) How do we slow Inflation?
a. Slow or reduce government spending
b. Deregulation to increase supply of goods
c. Slow the money supply or reduce it
d. Avoid wage and price controls, rationing and windfall profits
8) Senator Roger Marshal (R.) Kansas visited the border and called it a “War Zone”
9) Liberals threaten to set fire to the Supreme Court over anticipated Roe v Wade case
10) War update – Cities in the Donbas region are starting to resemble Mariupol – Russians are advancing in all directions in that region
*Cities are being destroyed and reduced to rubble by relentless bombing – 200 bodies are found in a bombed out apartment basement in Mariupol

https://rumble.com/embed/v13gqh7/?pub=4 Mass Murder in Texas | Schaftlein Report ———————— Guest: Andrew Crapuchettes – CEO of RedBalloon.work, a company that connects employers who value freedom with employees who value it too Topics: 1) 20 young children killed in school shooting in Uvalde, Texas – Killer Salvatore Ramos wearing body armor is dead – Feds looking for answers *His grandmother killed earlier – Border Patrol Agent killed the shooter **70% of school shooters are under the age of 18 2) Biden delivers terrible and divisive speech from White House – Democrats politicize the murders – Demand gun control while killer likely had serious mental issues *NYT blames NRA and left wing idiots blame Republicans, Manchin and Sinema for no filibuster reform to allow federal gun control a. NYC subway killer turns himself in – He had a rap sheet a mile long – “Why was he on the streets” – Eric Adams NYC Mayor b. ISIS plot to kill former President George Bush thwarted – Shihab Ahmed Shihab an Iraqi living in Columbus, OH wanted to have assailants come across the southern border 3) Gov. Brain Kemp and Hershel Walker win Republican primaries in Georgia – Record turnout as another Democrat lie implodes – There was no voter suppression as we have said for a long time – This complete quashes the Voter suppression narrative – Voting Rights a big lie *Brad Raffensperger wins Secretary of State defeating Trump back Jodi Hice 4) Majority of American believe Biden is “Incompetent” Democrats blame the Voters for being stupid *Meanwhile, Biden approval in Reuters poll falls to 36% 5) Biden “celebrated” high gas prices saying the cost to consumers was part of an “Incredible Transition” away from fossil fuels 6) The Consumer is in TROUBLE 7) How do we slow Inflation? a. Slow or…

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Portrait of Texas School Shooter Emerges in Wake of Tragedy

Authorities still have plenty of explaining left to do.

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While some in American politics continue to obsess over the instruments of tragedy, there are others who are looking to the impetus for these actions, in hopes that we can discover the reason for the uptick in violence in America.

Mass shootings are a problem in America, and no one is denying that.  The political fracas we face today is not so much about declaring our disgust as it is about discovering the reason for these tragedies, as we already understand how they are committed.

And in that pursuit, we must examine deeply the background of those who commit such atrocities.

Authorities identified Salvador Ramos as the shooter who opened fire in Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday. The 18-year-old shot and killed at least 19 students and two teachers, Fox News confirmed.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott identified Ramos as the shooter and said the Uvalde local entered the school grounds and proceeded to open fire. Abbott also said the shooter is dead and is believed to have acted alone.

There were some clues online, it seems.

Ramos allegedly posted disturbing images online before the shooting, and apparently messaged a woman about his plans before he carried out the deadly attack.

An Instagram account allegedly connected to Ramos featured disturbing photos, including one showing a high-capacity magazine. The Instagram account has since been taken down.

The same account allegedly sent alarming messages to a woman before the deadly attack. The first message, sent on May 12, asked, “You gonna repost my gun pics?” The woman was tagged in photos showing guns.

Authorities have yet to declare a motive in the case, leaving many to wonder what could have driven Ramos to such horrid behavior.

 

While some in American politics continue to obsess over the instruments of tragedy, there are others who are looking to the impetus for these actions, in hopes that we can discover the reason for the uptick in violence in America. Mass shootings are a problem in America, and no one is denying that.  The political fracas we face today is not so much about declaring our disgust as it is about discovering the reason for these tragedies, as we already understand how they are committed. And in that pursuit, we must examine deeply the background of those who commit such atrocities. Authorities identified Salvador Ramos as the shooter who opened fire in Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday. The 18-year-old shot and killed at least 19 students and two teachers, Fox News confirmed. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott identified Ramos as the shooter and said the Uvalde local entered the school grounds and proceeded to open fire. Abbott also said the shooter is dead and is believed to have acted alone. There were some clues online, it seems. Ramos allegedly posted disturbing images online before the shooting, and apparently messaged a woman about his plans before he carried out the deadly attack. An Instagram account allegedly connected to Ramos featured disturbing photos, including one showing a high-capacity magazine. The Instagram account has since been taken down. The same account allegedly sent alarming messages to a woman before the deadly attack. The first message, sent on May 12, asked, “You gonna repost my gun pics?” The woman was tagged in photos showing guns. Authorities have yet to declare a motive in the case, leaving many to wonder what could have driven Ramos to such horrid behavior.  

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