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John Kasich’s Response to Caravan is Absolutely Disgraceful. Here’s What He Said.

Where does he come up with this stuff?

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich recently made an appearance on CNN’s Newsroom where he made a statement concerning the Caravan rapidly approaching the U.S. southern border that likely made conservatives all across the country roll their eyes.

According to Kasich, “the Lord doesn’t want” Americans to build walls around the country, but to welcome the migrant caravan with open arms.

CNN host Poppy Harlow asked Kasich about President Trump’s popularity despite his “continued attacks and divisiveness,” asking, ‘Despite these continued attacks and divisiveness from the president, his poll numbers are going up. How do you explain it?”

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Kasich answered:

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Well, first of all, there’s a big chunk of the country that doesn’t support him. So let’s — let’s just kind of look at where things are inside the Republican Party, it’s shrunken. And you know, look, things have also become very tribal. Here’s what bothers me. You know, we have a caravan coming north. We don’t want all those people coming across our border, and there are ways to deal with it. I believe if we could check those who are legitimately in need of asylum, could be vetted before they even get to the border. But you know what? We’re born in America. You know how lucky we are to be born in America and not be born in Guatemala where they would say to your daughter, you know, if you don’t do what we want, we will rape your daughter or we will kill your son if he’s not a drug mule? Now they’re marching north, and you know what? It could easily have been all of us, that we’re in the caravan, that we’re marching north trying to save our families and save our children.

We’ve got to start putting ourselves in the shoes of other people. We’ve got to start thinking about the consequences that others suffer. And if we have been spared those by the grace of God, let us be appreciative, let us count our blessings, and let us reach out to those who have less. And let’s stop putting up walls around ourselves and not understanding the plight, the trouble, and the problems of others. It is not right. And the Lord doesn’t want it, and our people at their hearts want to reach out to others. Look at what they do in these storms. They go and they rescue people they don’t know. They put them in their homes. They feed them. That’s America. Not all this garbage and this division and yelling and screaming and hatred on all sides. I guess I feel strongly about this. This stuff’s been bubbling up in me for a long time.”

Kasich might just be a tad bit mistaken. It seems abundantly clear that the vast majority of Americans want leadership in this nation to put their own citizens first instead of providing all of our resources to those who are coming here, most of them illegally, from other countries.

This was a very successful part of Trump’s platform that many seemed to relate to, so it seems Kasich’s analysis might be off here. We’ll find out for sure in 2020 when Trump comes up for reelection.

Source: Daily Wire

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FDA Moves to Expedite COVID Vaccine Approval in Bid to Lessen Reluctancy

But will simply speeding up the process convince anyone of its safety?

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As it stands today, the number of Americans who don’t want a COVID-19 vaccine is roughly equal to the number of Americans who don’t have a COVID-19 vaccine, and that is troublesome for the Biden administration. The President had publicly set a number of lofty goals as it pertains to the coronavirus vaccine, namely hoping to have around 70% of the population at least partially-vaccinated by July 4th.  As we enter August, that number is much closer to 50%, and this isn’t nearly enough to ensure herd immunity. Now, in an effort to convince more Americans to get on board with the inoculation, the FDA is going to expedite the transition from “emergency use authorization” to “approved” for the vaccines themselves. FDA spokesperson Abby Capobianco said the agency is working on “identifying additional resources such as personnel and technological resources from across the agency and opportunities to reprioritize other activities, in order to complete our review to help combat this pandemic surge.” The agency has deployed an “all hands on deck” strategy for this endeavor, Peter Marks, director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, said in an interview. The Pfizer vaccine has so far been distributed under FDA emergency-use authorization it received in December. The company applied for full approval on May 7. “We recognize that for some, the FDA approval of Covid-19 vaccines may bring additional confidence and encourage them to get vaccinated,” Capobianco said in a statement. “FDA staff will conduct a thorough review process, while balancing the incredible sense of urgency necessary, both of which are needed to ensure that any vaccine that is authorized or approved meets our rigorous standards for safety, effectiveness, and quality.” Of course, many Americans are already of the impression that the speed at which the vaccines were developed could lend itself…

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Fauci Comes Right Out and Blames the Unvaccinated for Continued Pandemic

It doesn’t get much clearer than that.

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There has been an incredible amount of pressure being applied to unvaccinated Americans as of late, and it’s coming from all directions.  Media pundits are berating them, local and federal governments are targeting them, and businesses around the country are treating them like second class citizens. Now, to add insult to injury, one of the nation’s most well-known epidemiologists is blaming the unvaccinated for the recent uptick in COVID cases. Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to President Biden, said Sunday that Americans who remain unvaccinated against the coronavirus are “propagating” the latest outbreak of cases of the highly contagious Delta variant. “We have 100 million people in this country … who are eligible to be vaccinated, who are not vaccinated,” Fauci said in an interview with “Face the Nation.” “We’ve really got to get those people to change their minds, make it easy for them, convince them, do something to get them to be vaccinated because they are the ones that are propagating this outbreak.” In places such as Florida, where the local government has largely resisted restrictive coronavirus precautions, a new daily-case record was just reached on Saturday, besting the previous number that occurred back in January, before the vaccines were widely available. Of course, Dr. Fauci is not a popular man among conservatives and libertarians, who have largely suggested that the government should simply stay out of the way of We The People as it pertains to keeping ourselves safe.

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