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Democrats Just Did the Unthinkable. They Nominated a Real Socialist for Gov. in Florida.

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Democrats stole the show last night in Florida with their choice of candidate for the gubernatorial election, choosing Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum who is an avowed socialist with the Bernie Sanders seal of approval.

This, ladies and gentlemen, is precisely why Donald Trump won the presidency.

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who won Bernie Sanders’ coveted seal of approval, triumphed over Gwen Graham, the daughter of a senator and former Florida governor (and a centrist Democrat), New York Magazine reports. Graham was expected to win handily, and then expected to win the gubernatorial race over Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis.

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Now, the outcome of November’s election isn’t as obvious to Florida Democrats.

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The progressive left has hailed Gillum as a “hero”: he’s staunchly and unabashedly in favor of enacting single-payer health care, raising the minimum wage to more than $15 per hour, hiking Florida’s corporate income tax, abolishing ICE (the immigration and customs enforcement branch of the Department of Justice), and impeaching President Donald Trump.

In fact, Gillum considers himself a socialist, as do Democratic mega-donors like impeachment hawk and radical environmentalist Tom Steyer and global paragon of leftism George Soros (both donated to Gillum’s campaign).

Gillum is only 39, and up until Tuesday night was running fourth among potential Democratic contenders in most polls. He quite literally came out of nowhere to snag the Democratic nomination.

There’s little doubt that the hard left shift of the Democratic Party is now complete, what with several major socialist candidates popping out of the woodwork over the last several years.

Truth be told, these folks were always there, however, they hung in the shadows. Now they are emboldened by the cultural shift progressives have managed to usher in, allowing them to come out in the open with their horrific, liberty limiting ideas and policies.

It’s a sad day in America when a socialist is getting this much positive attention.

Source: Daily Wire

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US Women’s Soccer Team Skips Representing U.S.A. at Opening Ceremony

The ultra-woke U.S. women’s soccer team — big losers thus far — decided to skip representing the U.S.A. during the Olympics opening ceremonies.

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The ultra-woke U.S. women’s soccer team — big losers thus far — decided to skip representing the U.S.A. during the opening ceremonies at the Tokyo Olympics Friday. The famously anti-American soccer team claimed that they could not attend because they were scheduled to attend practice during the opening event, according to WXIA-TV. “Obviously we can’t be there, I don’t know who scheduled us to practice at this time,” chief anti-American team star Megan Rapinoe told the media. The women’s soccer team was all about protesting against the U.S.A. during its first Olympics game this week but lost to New Zealand in a crushing 3-0 final. Rapinoe added that this year’s gams are different than past games. “It looks quite different and feels quite different than in the past, but all of us are thrilled to be here,” she said. Team members Abby Dahlkemper and Rapinoe enacted a lame “private parade” and posted it to Twitter: https://twitter.com/USWNT/status/1418557013739536390 The America-hating women’s soccer team was not the only American team that skipped the opening ceremonies. Both the women’s and the men’s U.S. gymnastics teams also skipped the ceremonies. They similarly held their own version of the parade” https://twitter.com/InsideGym/status/1418539840564572160 Follow Warner Todd Huston on Facebook at: facebook.com/Warner.Todd.Huston.

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Kid Suicides, Mental Health Hospitalizations Surge Worse than Coronavirus During Lockdowns

Kids have had it particularly bad during the coronavirus lockdowns, but not because of the virus, because of the lockdowns.

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New research has found that kids have had it particularly bad during the coronavirus lockdowns, but not because of the virus, because of the lockdowns themselves. Kids ended up dying of suicides and being hospitalized for mental health illnesses at a high rate, according to a new study. Once again, we see that this “cure” was far worse than virus ever was, especially for young people. Per Just the News: Jeanne Noble, director of COVID response in the UCSF emergency department, is finishing an academic manuscript on the mental health toll on kids from lockdown policies. She shared a presentation on its major points with Just the News. Suicides in the Golden State last year jumped by 24% for Californians under 18 but fell by 11% for adults, showing how children were uniquely affected by “profound social isolation and loss of essential social supports traditionally provided by in-person school,” the presentation says. Children requiring emergency mental health services jumped last year in Children’s Hospital of Oakland, and children’s hospitalizations for eating disorders more than doubled at UCSF Children’s Hospital. In January, the latter’s emergency department (ED) at Mission Bay hit a record for “highest proportion of suicidal children in ER” at 21%. The study authors charged that the CDC is bringing serious harm to children with its coronavirus policies. Just the News added that kids are facing more than the virus. They are also facing an “atrophy” of the interpersonal skills because of masks and lost school time, and they are suffering great bouts of depression. It is even harder on teens, especially those close to graduation, because they face a stymied start to college, or their careers. This also brings severe depression. Follow Warner Todd Huston on Facebook at: facebook.com/Warner.Todd.Huston.

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