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Watch Biden Appear to Forget Name of GOP Leader He Met with Just Hours Earlier

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It feels like conservatives’ favorite party game whenever some politician with a D after their name says or does something bizarre or odious: Imagine what the establishment media would have said if it were a Republican.

In the case of President Joe Biden, however, we don’t have to imagine.

With former President George W. Bush, malapropisms like “misunderestimated” were below-the-fold stuff. People continue to believe former President Ronald Reagan had Alzheimer’s during his second term despite not an iota of credible evidence to prove it, something even left-wing “fact-checker” Snopes conceded. As for Donald Trump, from the moment he took office, there were individuals — including Democratic politicians — beating the drum to have him removed for mental incapacitation under the 25th Amendment.

Meanwhile, one can imagine a scenario where you blindfolded Biden and spun him around three times, then asked him what office he held. Then he’d laugh: “Trick question. You can’t hold an office! Or any room, for that matter — those are some big suckers.”

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That they are. You’ve got to get up pretty early in the morning to fool ol’ Uncle Joe, I must admit.

That same brand of whip-smart thinking was on display Wednesday, when Biden answered questions after an event focused on COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

According to a transcript of the event, the remarks came after he was asked questions by the media. The president tried to gracefully (but not too gracefully) bow out of questioning on his infrastructure bill, but he said he was heartened by the prospect of a bipartisan compromise.

“You guys are bad. I’m not supposed to be answering all these questions,” Biden said, according to the transcript. “I’m supposed to leave, but I can’t resist your questions.”

And then he demonstrated why he should have resisted:

“I’m encouraged, not just because of a solid meeting with uh, with uh, the uh, the Republican leader in the House and with uh, Mitch — or Sen. McConnell, who I’ve known a long, long time and worked with.”

Biden, it’s worth pointing out, had met with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy just hours prior to discuss the president’s infrastructure plan. According to CNBC, those talks didn’t get anywhere, although that’s not quite the point

Just one glitch like this and we’d be fine. After all, everyone has a busy day and a word like “misunderestimated” can escape their mouth.

Unfortunately, saying these blank moments are a theme for Biden is a bit like saying violence is a theme for Quentin Tarantino. Take this infamous clip from March where he tried to thank a Cabinet official but couldn’t quite put his finger on the name:

“I want to thank you both. And I want to thank Sec- — the, the, uh, former general — I keep calling him ‘General.’ My, my, uh — the guy who runs that outfit over there,” Biden said during an event celebrating International Women’s Day.

The “guy” was Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and “that outfit over there” was the Pentagon:

Here’s a fully vaccinated President Biden at an outdoor event spending several seconds trying to figure out where his mask is. (Spoiler alert: In his pocket.)

And don’t say the American people weren’t forewarned: Biden on the campaign trail was just as bad.

Here was March 2020, where he confused his wife and his sister in a speech he gave after his victories in the Super Tuesday primaries.

In August, speaking to rap star Cardi B, he said he was “an expert” in part because he had five grandkids. Try seven.

None of us particularly knows what any of this means going forward, although it clearly means something when it comes to Biden’s clarity of thought at this juncture in his life. Then, we’re not even allowed to make an informed decision about what it means on our own. Unlike George W. Bush’s verbal gaffes or the whispers that Reagan was an Alzheimer’s case, this goes by with nary a peep from the establishment media.

And, as previously mentioned, this happened hours after both the president and House Minority Leader McCarthy had met at the White House. Liberal media outlets like The New York Times exploded at McCarthy’s insistence that “I don’t think anybody is questioning the legitimacy of the presidential election.”

The meeting also took place amid the backdrop of House Republicans’ decision to oust anti-Trump Wyoming GOP Rep. Liz Cheney from party leadership. (Biden told MSNBC later Wednesday the McCarthy/Cheney spat was “above my paygrade,” according to The Hill.)

That’s a pretty consequential day — and hours later, the president of these United States was trying to recall, um, what’s his name, that guy with the doohickey with the one that’s not the Senate and he’s not in control of it.

But alas: No “misunderestimated.”  No mention of Alzheimer’s. No talk about the 25th Amendment. Such are the myriad joys of having a D after your name.

This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.

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Video: Pilot Dedicates His Last Flight to 13 US Service Members Killed in Afghanistan, Passengers Cheer

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It was the last mass casualty event during our 20-year war in Afghanistan — 13 U.S. service members killed in a suicide attack at the Kabul airport, along with more than 160 Afghans.

The attack shook the United States and our allies to the core, particularly coming after the chaotic fall of the country to the Taliban.

While there may be no way to sufficiently honor those who paid the ultimate price during the Aug. 26 bombing, an unknown pilot is making the rounds on TikTok and Facebook for his fitting dedication to our heroes.

The video was posted to Facebook by Ryan Fournier, the founder of Students for Trump. However, it appears to have originated on TikTok, where it was uploaded by @roballnic1.

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While the details surrounding the video are scanty — where and when it was recorded, who recorded it, who the pilot was — it’s the type of video that would be difficult to fake unless you have a spare Boeing 737 hanging around.

What is clear from the video is that the pilot begins by saying, “We’re heading down to Houston, it should take us two hours and 27 minutes. The weather’s good, weather’s good, the ride should be good.”

As he was saying that, however, he was holding up a tablet with the pictures of some of the 11 Marines, one soldier and one sailor from the Kabul bombing.

“I’ve got six more days left here at Southwest Airlines, I have to retire because I’m 65 years old,” he said to applause.

“I’ll keep flying. And every time I fly now, I want to dedicate our flight and my trip to the 13 senseless losses of soldiers, sailors, Marines,” he continued.

“Men and women. My brother Marines, my sister Marines.”

This elicited a “hoo-rah” from the cabin.

“Everybody, just remember them,” he added. “And I don’t care who you hated or who you liked in the last election. What happened was just wrong.”

This got some assent from the cabin, too. He finished the preflight speech by saying, “We’ll get going. Smiles, everybody. And … remember the 13.”

With that, the pilot got a round of applause.



While the text overlaid on the original TikTok video said this was the pilot’s last flight, there’s no evidence of that in the video or in other reports. Given that he said he had six days left with the company and that “I’ll keep flying,” this seems unlikely.

However, the video also seems equally unlikely to be fakery.

It’s difficult to say that the deaths of 13 American service members in a suicide attack carried out by a branch of the Islamic State group could get lost in the shuffle, per se. However, there was so much senseless tragedy surrounding the fall of Afghanistan and our hasty withdrawal from the country that it was almost an afterthought. The whole affair stunned the nation and the world.

It’s not as if the men and women who were killed in the attack didn’t have their lives celebrated. This was the hometown welcome for Lance Cpl. Rylee McCollum in Jackson, Wyoming:

However, it’s acts like these that go viral — and like it or not, social media status is currency these days.

This pilot, whoever he may be, made sure to spend that currency in the best way possible.

We may never know who he was. Rest assured, however, plenty of people will remember what he said.

If you’re going to mark one of your last flights piloting a commercial jet in a profound way, it’s hard to think of how you could do it better than this. Our hats are off to you, sir.

This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.

It was the last mass casualty event during our 20-year war in Afghanistan — 13 U.S. service members killed in a suicide attack at the Kabul airport, along with more than 160 Afghans. The attack shook the United States and our allies to the core, particularly coming after the chaotic fall of the country to the Taliban. While there may be no way to sufficiently honor those who paid the ultimate price during the Aug. 26 bombing, an unknown pilot is making the rounds on TikTok and Facebook for his fitting dedication to our heroes. The video was posted to Facebook by Ryan Fournier, the founder of Students for Trump. However, it appears to have originated on TikTok, where it was uploaded by @roballnic1. While the details surrounding the video are scanty — where and when it was recorded, who recorded it, who the pilot was — it’s the type of video that would be difficult to fake unless you have a spare Boeing 737 hanging around. What is clear from the video is that the pilot begins by saying, “We’re heading down to Houston, it should take us two hours and 27 minutes. The weather’s good, weather’s good, the ride should be good.” As he was saying that, however, he was holding up a tablet with the pictures of some of the 11 Marines, one soldier and one sailor from the Kabul bombing. “I’ve got six more days left here at Southwest Airlines, I have to retire because I’m 65 years old,” he said to applause. “I’ll keep flying. And every time I fly now, I want to dedicate our flight and my trip to the 13 senseless losses of soldiers, sailors, Marines,” he continued. “Men and women. My brother Marines, my sister Marines.” This elicited a “hoo-rah” from…

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FDA Official Says Feds Need to Shoot Black Americans with Blow Darts Filled with COVID Vaccine: Report

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A Food and Drug Administration official was caught on tape seemingly suggesting black Americans who are hesitant about the COVID-19 vaccine should be shot with blow darts to get inoculated — while also suggesting some “Amazonians” could “get it done” for them.

This revelation came from Part Two of a Project Veritas exposé about the vaccine that was released this week.



In the footage, a man identified as FDA economist Taylor Lee, spoke to an undercover journalist from the organization, mentioning several times that he was so frustrated with the black community’s reluctance that his solution would be to forcibly administer the shot.

Although he appeared to be speaking tongue-in-cheek, his remarks were disturbing, condescending and culturally insensitive.

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Lee suggested using this method that is insulting to black Americans as it is often employed against animals and also takes a dig at some indigenous people in South America known for hunting that way.

“I remember reading about how with COVID [vaccine] trials, they were having an issue recruiting African-American people and it was because of a different medication the government tried to do that was specifically designed to kill African Americans,” Lee pointed out.

When the undercover journalist off-camera suggested he couldn’t blame them for their mistrust after that, Lee replied, “I can’t, but at the same time, like, blow dart,” he concluded. “That’s where we’re going.”

Lee went on to explain that he felt the Johnson & Johnson version of the vaccine would do well for the purpose.

“Like, go to the unvaccinated, and blow it into them — blow dart it into them. That’s where I am at this point,” Lee said.

When the Project Veritas journalist asked him for a broader strategy to get minorities to take the shot, Lee continued with his same bizarre proposal, adding they’d have to “post video campaigns about doing it to the whites first” so they couldn’t be charged with racism.

“We’ll have to hire some Amazonians first because they’ll get it done,” Lee added. The official then doubled down on this angle in what appeared to be footage from another conversation between the undercover journalist and Lee.

“Want to see how fast I get an Amazon rainforest tribe out here?” Lee said, continuing with his insensitive generalizations that are normally taboo in polite society.

While it’s true this is one man’s opinion in what he likely thought was a casual social setting, it does point to a certain mindset from an FDA insider that is as dangerous as it is shocking.

The idea that Lee would suggest force as an appropriate method to achieve universal vaccination isn’t far-fetched considering what’s happening in the world lately.

President Joe Biden warned that his “patience” was “wearing thin” for the unvaccinated when he addressed the nation and announced a sweeping vaccine mandate for millions of Americans.

It’s also no laughing matter considering the frightening authoritarian crackdown that has turned Australia into a police state — and while the country is physically a world away, it seems philosophically adjacent to the kind of mindset an FDA employee is expressing.

It’s disturbing to witness the way Lee so casually speaks about his burning desire to forcibly vaccinate people as an insider at the agency responsible for keeping Americans safe from harmful substances, and even more so as he speaks about black and minority populations.

Project Veritas is doing a service to America by exposing the dark underbelly of these organizations, but it’s difficult to watch knowing that Lee is just one man exposed among the plethora of operatives who think like him still embedded in the deep state.

This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.

A Food and Drug Administration official was caught on tape seemingly suggesting black Americans who are hesitant about the COVID-19 vaccine should be shot with blow darts to get inoculated — while also suggesting some “Amazonians” could “get it done” for them. This revelation came from Part Two of a Project Veritas exposé about the vaccine that was released this week. https://youtu.be/4oWWcqGk1m4 In the footage, a man identified as FDA economist Taylor Lee, spoke to an undercover journalist from the organization, mentioning several times that he was so frustrated with the black community’s reluctance that his solution would be to forcibly administer the shot. Although he appeared to be speaking tongue-in-cheek, his remarks were disturbing, condescending and culturally insensitive. Lee suggested using this method that is insulting to black Americans as it is often employed against animals and also takes a dig at some indigenous people in South America known for hunting that way. “I remember reading about how with COVID [vaccine] trials, they were having an issue recruiting African-American people and it was because of a different medication the government tried to do that was specifically designed to kill African Americans,” Lee pointed out. When the undercover journalist off-camera suggested he couldn’t blame them for their mistrust after that, Lee replied, “I can’t, but at the same time, like, blow dart,” he concluded. “That’s where we’re going.” Lee went on to explain that he felt the Johnson & Johnson version of the vaccine would do well for the purpose. “Like, go to the unvaccinated, and blow it into them — blow dart it into them. That’s where I am at this point,” Lee said. When the Project Veritas journalist asked him for a broader strategy to get minorities to take the shot, Lee continued with his same…

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