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Ocasio-Cortez Complains About Being Newsworthy After Fighting for Election

When Ocasio-Cortez is sworn in come January, (or “inaugurated” as she once put it), she may want to actually read the Constitution…specifically that pesky First Amendment.

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There’s nothing wrong with being a bit distrustful of politicians.  In many ways, that is precisely what the First Amendment of the United States is all about; our freedom to criticize those with whom we disagree.

The issue seems to be that the democrats don’t like playing by these rules.  We needn’t look any further than the anti-free speech riots at UC Berkeley back in 2017 to understand this.

But now, a congressional newcomer is pushing back against the free press, complaining that she has garnered unfavorable coverage of her own, self-imposed “self care” break.

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Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took a hiatus from her “self care” break, and to Twitter Wednesday to complain about Washington, D.C.’s spin wizards in the media, highlighting the same issues with fake news President Trump has harped on for years.

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The article alleged Ocasio-Cortez is focusing on organizing progressive opposition to Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, a Democrat representing Brooklyn, during the 2020 primary as part of a broader push to elect socialist or far left candidates.

And this isn’t the first time Ocasio-Cortez has been remiss in her duties to the Constitution.

Ocasio-Cortez, however, seems to have more in common with Trump on the issue than she does with fellow Democrats. In August, her campaign banned the media from attending a town hall in Queens to prevent reporters from heckling attendees.

This latest tirade puts Ocasio-Cortez in league with President Trump as critics of the mainstream media.

The only difference here is that Cortez is complaining about the press doing its job, where the President is complaining about the press using their job to foment “resistance”.

 

 

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Teachers Shot by Police with Air Pistols During Shooter Drill Speak Out

The Sheriff’s Department stood by their decision, however, essentially saying that the teachers were shot with the air pistols because they didn’t act quickly enough, like a dog being smacked with a newspaper.  

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The idea that we, as Americans, must participate in “active shooter” drills is spooky enough, but one law enforcement agency is taking things too far…and teachers are speaking out. The horror and confusion of an active shooter situation is unfathomable for many of us.  Suddenly, at work or school or the subway, the deafening report of gunfire would be instantaneously confusing and oppressive.  Our fight or flight instincts would kick in, sending us to the floor with the possibility of altered auditory senses.  From there, the terror truly begins as we play out any number of scenarios in our heads. These instances are terrifying and harrowing in ways that only those who have lived through them can understand. Active shooter drills, on the other hand, are meant to be learning experiences.  Sure, some urgency is needed to provide us the opportunity necessary to develop the muscle memory desired, but do we really have to shoot teachers with pellet guns in order to get the point across? That’s what one group of educators is pondering today. An Indiana teachers union is demanding change to active shooter drill protocols after teachers at an elementary school reported that they had been injured when they were shot by Airsoft guns during a recent exercise. “During active shooter drill, four teachers at a time were taken into a room, told to crouch down and were shot execution style with some sort of projectiles — resulting in injuries to the extent that welts appeared, and blood was drawn,” a statement from the Indiana State Teachers Association on Wednesday said. Association members said they were injured during the drill at Monticello’s Meadowlawn Elementary School, according to the statement. The drill was conducted by the White County Sheriff’s Department, which defended the methods it used. White County Sheriff Bill Brooks said…

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American Schools Are Failures: Most Americans Don’t Know What Bill of Rights Is

The poll tends to prove that liberals have succeeded in undermining America though the thorough destruction of the quality of our education.

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A new study of Americans finds that few have any idea what freedoms are protected by the first ten amendments of the Constitution nor do they know these amendments are called the Bill of Rights. It just shows that the liberals controlling our system of miseducation have succeeded in undermining this country and that our schools are some of America’s biggest enemies. Our schools are failures at teaching and turning out Americans, certainly. But they are a great success at turning out morons and sheep, and this poll proves it. The poll posted to StudyFinds.com finds that most Americans have some vague idea that our First Amendment rights are under attack, but when asked to detail just what the First Amendment is, most had no idea how to respond. The new poll found that six in ten Americans thought our freedom of speech was under attack. That is a good thing… though it should be ten in ten. But, still, at least a majority understand that the left is attacking our rights. Unfortunately, the study also found that most couldn’t name what rights the First Amendment covers nor could they even say how many Amendments make up the Bill of Rights, nor even say what that name even meant. “Of the 2,000 adults who took part in the poll, half thought that ‘liberty’ is one of the five freedoms protected by the First Amendment, while nearly half (49 percent) believed ‘the pursuit of happiness’ was included,” the poll said. “Thankfully, only 3 percent named ‘life’ as one of the protected freedoms.” I am not sure why the folks at StudyFinds thought it was “thankfully” that only a small percentage thought “life” was in the First Amendment but be that as it may. The poll also found that only 26 percent…

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