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Watch: Biden Slammed Trump Over ‘Fear Mongering’ For COVID Restrictions, Now He Does Same Thing

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I am often apt to angrily declare that Twitter is one of the worst things that has ever happened to our constitutional republic.

Everything from the way it has weaponized and grossly dumbed-down political discourse to the progressive corporate censorship to the digital hoards of modern-day versions of Hitler’s brownshirts or Mao’s Red Guards, nearly everything about Twitter is terrible for society, the free exchange of information, and the very definition of truth as we know it.

Nearly everything.

I have to say that one small silver lining is the fact that it’s never been easier to call out politicians for their own outrageous hypocrisy.

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Gone are the days where political critics had to sift through hours of boring CSPAN footage or media interviews to find the point when politician A criticized politician B for doing what politician A would go on to do a few years later once the collective memory of the American public had lapsed a bit.

No. These days, digging up recent comments takes just a few clicks through a digital archive of public statements politicians willingly keep for themselves on Twitter so as to better signal their virtue to the masses and increase their popularity and reach.

Of course, while the vast majority of President Joe Biden’s long, long career in politics has certainly been cataloged via more old-fashioned means than Twitter, his team has made sure he’s stayed hip with the times and he does manage a Twitter account (or at least, someone does for him).

And in 2020, when he was running to replace then-President Donald Trump, “Biden” tweeted out some canned criticism of the administration’s move to restrict travel from countries experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak which has now come back to haunt him.

The claim that banning travel from nations experiencing coronavirus outbreaks was “racist” was a common trope at the time. It prompted Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to go as far as to visit San Francisco’s Chinatown to encourage residents to forsake alleged xenophobia — and social distancing — to celebrate Chinese New Year, for example.

Biden, meanwhile, declared that a travel ban would “not stop the virus.”

That’s the quote:

Biden also declared in February 2020, the day after Trump imposed travel restrictions on China over the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, that the president’s “xenophobia” made him unfit to respond to the pandemic.

As Fox News has noted, Biden has since tried to walk back these statements and say that they were just general comments about Trump’s broader “racism,” as if that had anything to do with the virus at all. I don’t know about you, but I highly doubt that.

Just read what he said:

Biden’s speechwriters had almost verbatim language in a speech he gave the day before that Twitter post. On Jan. 31, 2020, in Fort Madison, Iowa, according to Reuters, Biden accused Trump of “hysterical xenophobia.”



This is hypocritical on its face. Not only is it outrageous, considering the far-reaching pandemic restrictions that Biden would go on to impose once he took office, but because this very week he’s now imposed his own travel restrictions.

On Friday, Biden said in a statement that after being briefed by White House medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci and the members of the COVID response team about the so-called “Omicron” variant of the COVID-19 virus, that he was “ordering additional air travel restrictions from South Africa and seven other countries” as a “precautionary measure until we have more information.”

The restrictions take effect Monday.

Whether it was Trump administration policy seeking to protect our country from a virus or from immigration fraud and potential national security threats, no matter how you slice it, Biden characterized as “racist” any Trump moves that restricted travel from other countries to protect American citizens.

Now Biden is doing some of the same things.

You simply can’t have it both ways.

Either it was racist for Trump to put the travel bans in place, making the Biden administration’s travel bans racist, or it wasn’t ever racist for Trump to put the travel bans in place.

If it was the latter, Biden was unfairly criticizing the Trump administration by leveraging, and thus cheapening, claims of racism, reducing a grievous, un-American sin to mere political pandering.

Do you think Biden is a hypocrite on travel bans?

Again, either way, this displays not only the sheer hypocrisy of the Biden administration but his and the left-wing establishment’s disgusting tendency to cry “racism” only when it suits them, which couldn’t possibly be more counterproductive when it comes to actually fighting racism in its true forms.

Twitter may be the epicenter of faux outrage over racism, but at least it’s allowing blatantly hypocritical, pandering politicians like Biden to leave bread crumbs of their insincerity every time they virtue signal to the digital outrage mob.

As long as they keep doing this, they’ll only be able to maintain their façade for so long.

This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.

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Americans Unleash on Biden After Encountering Bare Shelves at Grocery Stores Across Country

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President Joe Biden’s supply chain crisis has been raging for some time, and it is now wreaking havoc on Americans trying to live their everyday lives.

According to Fox News, a growing number of Americans are experiencing massive shortages at their local grocery stores, and they are directing their ire at Biden because of it.

Many Twitter users began using the hashtag #BareShelvesBiden to showcase the precarious situations at their local stores.

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Some users told stories of the lengths they had to go to in order to find seemingly basic food items.

“This was the 2nd store we went to looking for bagels,” one user said. “Found the bagels but zero — ZERO — plain cream cheese. If you want Kraft parmesan cheese or Top Ramen, you’re pretty much out of luck.”

Even CNBC senior White House correspondent Kayla Tausche compared the situation to the apocalypse, which is surprising coming from an employee of a leftist establishment media outlet.

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms noticed the problem too, albeit only through the third party she hired to shop for her. She suggested that the supply shortages were a localized issue.

Some commenters felt Bottoms was trying to insinuate that southwest Atlanta was having problems because it is a lower-income area. If that was her intention, residents from other portions of Atlanta and surrounding areas quickly rebutted the claim.

By the looks of it, Biden’s supply chain crisis is affecting almost everyone, regardless of income or political affiliation.

As a general rule, it is not a good development for a president when his failures start to greatly affect the lives of everyday Americans.

Will supply chain issues hurt Democrats in the midterm elections?

While many less politically inclined citizens may be willing to overlook foreign policy issues or government spending excesses, they are much less likely to ignore their own inability to buy the food they want.

In a time where Biden’s approval is tanking and Democrats are panicking about the upcoming midterm elections, empty grocery store shelves are just another point in a long list of problems for the Biden administration.

This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.

President Joe Biden’s supply chain crisis has been raging for some time, and it is now wreaking havoc on Americans trying to live their everyday lives. According to Fox News, a growing number of Americans are experiencing massive shortages at their local grocery stores, and they are directing their ire at Biden because of it. Many Twitter users began using the hashtag #BareShelvesBiden to showcase the precarious situations at their local stores. Thanks #BareShelvesBiden pic.twitter.com/sEPBCoeIDc — NRCC (@NRCC) January 10, 2022 More #BareShelvesBiden https://t.co/opm0zSOgwh — Hodgetwins (@hodgetwins) January 9, 2022 #BareShelvesBiden in dark blue Oakton, Virginia pic.twitter.com/JM4bXL7CDn — Curtis Houck (@CurtisHouck) January 10, 2022 Some users told stories of the lengths they had to go to in order to find seemingly basic food items. “This was the 2nd store we went to looking for bagels,” one user said. “Found the bagels but zero — ZERO — plain cream cheese. If you want Kraft parmesan cheese or Top Ramen, you’re pretty much out of luck.” #BareShelvesBiden at Stater Bros in Simi Valley, CA. This was the 2nd store we went to looking for bagels. Found the bagels but zero – ZERO – plain cream cheese. If you want Kraft parmesan cheese or Top Ramen, you’re pretty much out of luck. pic.twitter.com/qS7Lx8gRMa — Jennifer Van Laar (@jenvanlaar) January 9, 2022 Even CNBC senior White House correspondent Kayla Tausche compared the situation to the apocalypse, which is surprising coming from an employee of a leftist establishment media outlet. Apocalypse now pic.twitter.com/j48ALuYtoQ — Kayla Tausche (@kaylatausche) January 9, 2022 Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms noticed the problem too, albeit only through the third party she hired to shop for her. She suggested that the supply shortages were a localized issue. I’ve received 8 messages & counting from my very polite @Instacart shopper over the…

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Soros-Backed Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Indicted on 4 Federal Charges

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On Thursday, a federal grand jury chose to indict Baltimore’s top prosecutor on four counts.

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby now faces charges of perjury and “making false mortgage applications in the purchase of two Florida vacation homes,” the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland told The Associated Press.

The charges are related to Mosby’s alleged lies about “meeting qualifications for coronavirus-related distributions from a city retirement plan in 2020.”

Prosecutors say Mosby lied on multiple mortgage application forms when she attempted to buy homes in Kissimmee, Florida, and Long Boat Key, Florida.

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Mosby first entered the spotlight in 2015 during the infamous Baltimore riots following the death of Freddie Gray.

The openly progressive prosecutor pursued charges against the six police officers involved in Gray’s death.

In the end, none of the officers were convicted.

Mosby has long been criticized for her progressive approach.

Under her tenure in Baltimore, which began in 2015, the number of murders, rapes, aggravated assaults, burglaries and robberies all rose, according to an Oct. 27, 2020, report from The Heritage Foundation.

Most recently, Mosby faced criticism in November for defending Joseph Rosenbaum, the convicted sex offender who was shot while allegedly attempting to murder Kyle Rittenhouse during the Kenosha, Wisconsin, racial justice riots of 2020.

This most recent federal indictment comes months after a federal investigation into her affairs was first announced.

Both Mosby and her husband Nick Mosby, the president of the Baltimore City Council, faced various accusations in March of 2021 related to their alleged illicit use of campaign funds.

The duo was purportedly using campaign funds to pay off personal legal fees and travel expenses.

A federal probe was issued into their financial dealings at the time.

The accusations and alleged discrepancies did not stop at the campaign funds, however.

An additional federal subpoena had been issued to two churches in order to investigate whether Nick Mosby had been making financial contributions to either institution.

Both Mosbys were reportedly issued a lien by the IRS following three full years of unpaid taxes on their property. It is unknown if that lien was paid.

The two perjury counts carry a maximum sentence of five years in prison and the two mortgage-related offenses could carry with them a maximum of 30 years in prison each, according to the AP.

This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.

On Thursday, a federal grand jury chose to indict Baltimore’s top prosecutor on four counts. Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby now faces charges of perjury and “making false mortgage applications in the purchase of two Florida vacation homes,” the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland told The Associated Press. The charges are related to Mosby’s alleged lies about “meeting qualifications for coronavirus-related distributions from a city retirement plan in 2020.” Prosecutors say Mosby lied on multiple mortgage application forms when she attempted to buy homes in Kissimmee, Florida, and Long Boat Key, Florida. Mosby first entered the spotlight in 2015 during the infamous Baltimore riots following the death of Freddie Gray. The openly progressive prosecutor pursued charges against the six police officers involved in Gray’s death. In the end, none of the officers were convicted. Mosby has long been criticized for her progressive approach. Under her tenure in Baltimore, which began in 2015, the number of murders, rapes, aggravated assaults, burglaries and robberies all rose, according to an Oct. 27, 2020, report from The Heritage Foundation. Most recently, Mosby faced criticism in November for defending Joseph Rosenbaum, the convicted sex offender who was shot while allegedly attempting to murder Kyle Rittenhouse during the Kenosha, Wisconsin, racial justice riots of 2020. This most recent federal indictment comes months after a federal investigation into her affairs was first announced. Both Mosby and her husband Nick Mosby, the president of the Baltimore City Council, faced various accusations in March of 2021 related to their alleged illicit use of campaign funds. The duo was purportedly using campaign funds to pay off personal legal fees and travel expenses. A federal probe was issued into their financial dealings at the time. The accusations and alleged discrepancies did not stop at the campaign…

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