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Ocasio-Cortez is Firing First Shots in New Democratic Civil War

This division into overzealous fractions of society, is horrendous of the health of the American psyche, and it’s showing in the democratic party’s 2019 Civil War.

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There are plenty of anecdotes regarding the “taste of your own medicine”, so I’ll spare you fine folks my own rehashing of the redundant rhetoric.

Instead, we should examine the absolute insanity occurring within the democratic party as 2020 looms.

You see, the democrats have been using a “divide and conquer” method of politicking as of late, much like what they’ve accused Russia of doing during the 2016 election.  The irony is delicious, certainly, but there are dire possible consequences to be examined as well.

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The left loves to divvy up their constituents into smaller and smaller groups in order to exploit our emotions for political gain.  They an galvanize a small, vocal group of Americans much more easily than a large one, and by targeting the loudest of these groups, their reach becomes exponential.

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We all know of a vegan or Crossfit enthusiast who simply will not let a day pass without spreading the gospel of their lifestyle.  As an entrepreneur, these are the folks you want to court.  You want someone who lives and breathes their lifestyle so that, when you corporately co-op their identity, you will have them speaking your name at all times.

That’s why the left goes after the climate change crowds and the other outspoken fringes:  These are the loud voices.

But this division into overzealous fractions of society, is horrendous of the health of the American psyche, and it’s showing in the democratic party’s 2019 Civil War.

House Democrats exploded in recriminations Thursday over moderates bucking the party, with liberal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez threatening to put those voting with Republicans “on a list” for a primary challenge.

In a closed-door session, a frustrated Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., lashed out at about two dozen moderates and pressured them to get on board. “We are either a team or we’re not, and we have to make that decision,” Pelosi said, according to two people present but not authorized to discuss the remarks publicly.

The loudest of them all, however, went a step further.

But Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., the unquestioned media superstar of the freshman class, upped the ante, admonishing the moderates and indicating that she would help liberal activists unseat them in the 2020 election.

Corbin Trent, a spokesman for Ocasio-Cortez, said she told her colleagues that Democrats who side with Republicans “are putting themselves on a list.”

As the party implodes, will there even be a legitimate challenge to President Trump in 2020, or will the leftist infighting ignite the figurative dumpster fire the we all know the democratic base is capable of becoming?

 

 

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Battered Woman In Jail For Not Having Concealed-Carry Permit After Shooting Father Of Children Who Attacked Her

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A 29-year-old woman is still behind bars after shooting the father of her children in self-defense, all because she did not have a concealed-carry permit for the weapon she possessed. The man, meanwhile, has been released on bond. Police told the Herald & Review that the woman in question had a shunt in her head from a previous injury, thus a blow to that area of the body could prove to be fatal. In response to the assault, the woman shot the man out of self-defense. TheBlaze has the latest: The man was hospitalized for a shot to his right side, the paper said, adding that police contacted the woman who voluntarily came to the police station for questioning. Sgt. Chris Copeland told the Herald & Review the woman had several injuries to her face from the man battering her. The man was arrested and is facing preliminary charges of domestic battery and unlawful vehicular invasion, the paper said, adding that he posted $10,000 bond. But the woman — who’s not facing charges for the shooting — is facing a preliminary charge of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon for lack of a concealed carry license, the Herald & Review reported. She was being held in lieu of $75,000, the paper added. This same scenario happened just last week when a woman in Chicago was attacked by a teenager who tried to take her property. The woman was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon because she didn’t have a concealed carry license.

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Impeachment Articles Against President Trump Approved By House Judiciary Committee

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In a pair of party-line votes, the House Judiciary Committee approved two articles of impeachment against President Trump Friday morning. TheBlaze has more information on how things went down: One article of impeachment is for alleged abuse of power in his administration’s interactions with Ukraine earlier this year, the other is for obstruction of Congress during the House’s subsequent investigation into the Ukraine controversy. Both were introduced by House Democrats earlier this week. The committee voted on each article of impeachment separately, passing each by a party-line vote of 23 to 17, with Democrats in favor and Republicans opposed. Friday morning’s vote came after two days of heated committee deliberations over the articles, during which Republicans offered multiple amendments to the language, none of which were adopted. On Thursday evening, committee chairman Jerry Nadler decided to stop the proceedings and move them to the next morning, stating that he wanted to give legislatures time “to think about what has happened over these last two days and to search their consciences before we cast our final votes.” Republican Doug Collins slammed the decision, referring to it as a “bush-league stunt,’ saying he and his colleagues were not consulted on the changes that were made. Nadler made a few quick remarks after the vote, saying “today is a solemn and sad day,” and that “the House will act expeditiously” on the matter of impeachment. https://twitter.com/ABCPolitics/status/1205513763991900161

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