Connect with us

News

House Prepares To Vote On Possible Removal Of 16 ‘Racially Insensitive’ Statues From The Capitol

Published

on

Democrats in the House are getting ready to cast a vote on a measure that will force the removal of any and all Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol, along with some additional figures who are considered to be “racially insensitive,” including former Vice President John C. Calhoun and Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger B. Taney.

Because, apparently, the left wants to desperately erase our history and pretend that all of the bad things that we have done are shoved under the rug so people don’t have their feelings hurt. Sorry folks, but that kind of thinking is how you end up repeating the mistakes of the past. We must learn from our history and move forward.

Here’s more on this from The Washington Examiner:

Trending: Joe Biden On Camera: ‘I Got to the Senate 180 Years Ago’ — Video

“We must make the clear and unequivocal statement that there is no room in this Capitol for those who have perpetrated hate and division in the United States of America,” Rep. G.K. Butterfield, a North Carolina Democrat and co-sponsor of the bill, said Wednesday.

take our poll - story continues below

Trump or Biden, who will win?

  • Why wait until November 3? Show all of America who you're voting for in 2020  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Flag And Cross updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

The House will bring up the measure under special rules that limit debate, prohibit amendments, and require two-thirds support of the entire voting body to pass the bill, which will increase pressure on Republicans to vote for the measure.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, on June 10, requested lawmakers in the House and Senate who oversee the Capitol statue collection to banish 11 Confederate figures on display in halls and corridors throughout the building. That list includes former Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and former Confederate President Jefferson Davis, among other figures.

GOP lawmakers have rejected the request made by the statue oversight committee, stating that this is an issue that must be decided by the states. Each state has commissioned two statues that are on display in the Capitol. Taking this path would take a very, very long time.

However, that’s likely the point. States are indeed the ones who should decide this, as that is abiding by the Constitution. You know, that little document that protects our rights and is supposed to keep the government from usurping powers that it’s not supposed to have?

Speaker Pelosi and others have said the statues need to be evicted much sooner than that would allow. The main reason they want Calhoun’s statue booted is because he was a white supremacist who advocated for the continuation of slavery.

The bill on the floor Wednesday would instruct Capitol Architect Brett Blanton “to remove certain statues from areas of the United States Capitol which are accessible to the public, to remove all statues of individuals who voluntarily served the Confederate States of America from display in the United States Capitol.”

The bill sets out a four-month deadline for having these monuments and statues removed, and provided $5 million to the Smithsonian Institute to have the statues stored. They will eventually be returned to the states.

Save conservative media!

News

Ilhan Omar Caught Red-Handed In ‘Cash-For-Ballots Harvesting Scheme’ — Project Veritas Report

Caught ya!

John Salvatore

Published

on

Everybody knows that Ilhan Omar is corrupt. Her disturbing track record proves it. However, this new blemish on her resume is likely to turn more heads than usual. If the mainstream media was honest with the American public, they’d report on this story from Project Veritas. Here’s the deal, via Project Veritas: [Minneapolis–Sept. 27, 2020] Project Veritas investigators revealed a ballot harvesting scheme here involving clan and political allies and associates of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D.-Minn.) in the first of a series of reports. “Numbers don’t lie. Numbers don’t lie. You can see my car is full. All these here are absentees’ ballots. Can’t you see? Look at all these, my car is full. All these are for Jamal Osman… We got 300 today for Jamal Osman only,” said Liban Mohamed in a series of Snapchat videos posted July 1 and July 2 on his own Snapchat profile. CONTINUED: Mohamed said he was collecting the ballots to help his brother win the city’s Aug. 11 special election for a vacant Ward 6 city council race—which was held the same day as the primary for Omar’s MN-05 congressional seat. Ward 6 is the heart of the city’s Somali community and the Omar’s political base. James O’Keefe, the founder and CEO of Project Veritas, said: “Ballot harvesting is real and it has become a big business. Our investigation into this ballot harvesting ring demonstrates clearly how these unscrupulous operators exploit the elderly and immigrant communities—and have turned the sacred ballot box into a commodities trading desk.” LOOK: https://twitter.com/DonaldJTrumpJr/status/1310385604962775042?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1310385604962775042%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fbreaking-project-veritas-exposes-ilhan-omar-connection-to-illegal-ballot-harvesting-voter-fraud-scheme%2F VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWK56l2VaLY&feature=emb_title

Continue Reading

News

Ocasio-Cortez: ‘Republicans’ Are ‘Spineless, Misogynistic Hypocrites’

How original!

John Salvatore

Published

on

The New York Times, a hysterically funny satire “news”paper, or, a liberal version of The Babylon Bee, if you will, put out a report on Sunday about President Trump’s taxes. Yeah, they’re back on that train again. AOC gleaned the highlights, then decided to tweet at her uninformed, politically backward social media followers. Check this out, via The Hill: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) slammed President Trump on Sunday over a report in The New York Times detailing his personal tax contributions over the past 20 years. In a tweet, the freshman New York lawmaker pointed to the taxes reportedly paid by the president and former media mogul in 2016 and 2017 — $750 a year — as being less than she paid while working as a bartender in New York City prior to her election to office in 2018. LOOK: https://twitter.com/AOC/status/1310384989524185093?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1310384989524185093%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fthehill.com%2Fhomenews%2Fhouse%2F518529-ocasio-cortez-trump-contributed-less-in-taxes-than-waitresses-and-undocumented Next, Ocasio-Cortez hammered Republicans for being “spineless, misogynistic hypocrites.” https://twitter.com/AOC/status/1310388421286920193?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1310388421286920193%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fthehill.com%2Fhomenews%2Fhouse%2F518529-ocasio-cortez-trump-contributed-less-in-taxes-than-waitresses-and-undocumented For a member of the lower chamber, who swore an oath to the United States of America, to claim that illegal immigration should be accepted, is absolutely preposterous. AOC said, “We can’t go on with kinda these xenophobic narratives that undocumented people are somehow wrong.” See how she words it? She’s making the uninformed believe that conservatives feel that illegals are bad people. No, that’s not it at all – IT’S THE ACT OF CROSSING THE BORDER…ILLEGALLY!! Why is that such a difficult concept for her to grasp? VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8LwqJ_6T3Q&feature=emb_title Check this out, via Washington Examiner: Conservative political commentator Candace Owens got involved in a Twitter argument between former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, accusing the New York congresswoman of hypocrisy in her response to the coronavirus. AOC’s tweet: https://twitter.com/AOC/status/1253368962663972870?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1253368962663972870&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.analyzingamerica.org%2Fcandace-owens-eviscerates-aoc-youre-a-racist-radical-communist-that-wants-to-expand-government-control-and-dependency%2F Owens’ response: https://twitter.com/RealCandaceO/status/1253375616902193158

Continue Reading

Latest Articles

Best of the Week

 
Send this to a friend