US: Republican-In-Name-Only (RINOs) have sold out their constituents once again as they prepare to pass the enormously bloated $1.3 trillion, 2,232-page omnibus budget that they have not even read. It is loaded with hand-outs by big spenders – Republicans and Democrats alike. Politics as usual while the nation staggers under the increasing load. -GEG
The US House approved the $1.3 trillion budget to fund the government through the 2018 fiscal year, allowing all federal services to continue. 145 Republicans (and 111 Democrats) voted in favor of this bill that is a betrayal of the taxpayer and violates promises that so-called conservative Republicans made. The 2,232 page bill is being rammed through Congress, with only 36 hours to read it, under the threat of a government shut-down after midnightFriday night.
House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have sold the bill on an $80 billion increase in defense investment. The bill was a BIG gift to Democrats: it limits how many Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents can be hired, it continues funding for sanctuary cities, it fully funds Planned Parenthood, it could allow the number of foreign guest workers with H-2B visas to nearly double to 120,000 seasonal employees, it restricts guns and, finally, lacks border wall funding, which is Trump’s key issue.
It is almost as if Republicans want to give the upcoming mid-term elections to the Democrats who always support more spending.
The bill allocates more than $500 million included for the Gateway Program for a rail line between Newark, New Jersey, and New York City. The initial funding is the camel’s nose under the tent for bankrolling the entire $30 billion project on the back of the federal taxpayer.
Wednesday’s spending bill will include an additional $4 billion to combat the opioid epidemic.
The Senate and the White House have until Saturday at 12:01 am to pass the bill, or a government shut down will be implemented.
Georgia state representative, Erica Thomas, tweeted that a white man verbally assaulted her by saying she was “a lazy SOB and to go back to where I came from.” She later lamented in a Facebook video that “People are getting really out of control with this white privilege stuff.” She has since backpedaled her story.
Several of the resolutions that did pass include the fundamental right to abortion under Roe v. Wade and teaching the concept of ‘white fragility’ (which they explain is produced by white supremacy culture), and other leftist causes.
The Florida Department of Health is charging McCarthy with violating state law by lying about being a doctor, under the state’s unlicensed activity statutes. She said, “I wanted to be somebody in the community, and I’m sorry.”
George Nader has now been indicted on multiple charges of importing child pornography into the US in 2018. FBI agents found dozens of child-porn videos on Nader’s phones, with some depicting children as young as 3 years old.
The Congresswoman’s father was reportedly a “teacher of teachers” who “appears to have been a party propagandist” under the bloody Marxist Islamic dictator, Siad Barre, who was in power when hundreds of thousands of Somali people were massacred.
Last month, an attack turned fatal as Walter Luebcke, 65, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s left-wing Christian Democrats, was shot in the head and killed at his home. He had reportedly received death threats due to his pro-migrant sentiments.
El Chapo was found guilty of trafficking tons of cocaine, heroin, marijuana and synthetic fentanyl into the US for nearly three decades as the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel. The three-month trial detailed grisly killings, a bizarre escape and drugs hidden in jalapeno cans.
Activists, led by the Jewish organization ‘Never Again Action Group’ and Movimiento Cosecha, shut down the entrances to ICE headquarters demanding the closure of detention facilities, Activists, led by the Jewish organization ‘Never Again Action Group’ and Movimiento Cosecha, shut down the entrances to ICE headquarters to protest the treatment of migrants and to demand the closure of detention facilities, the immediate legalization for all illegal aliens, and an end to deportations.
Congressman wants to know if the US military ever experimented with using ticks and other insects as carriers of biological weapons, such as Lyme disease. Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases are spreading rapidly in the US with 300,000 new cases each year.
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Stefan Molyneux explains how the US government’s addiction to spending now can only be stopped through collapse followed by war. This is a brilliant overview of history and human nature as they relate to the economic collapse of unrestrained governments. There is no way to adequately summarize this presentation except to say that it is loaded with hard data and sound logic that leads to the conclusion that the world is headed inexorably into economic collapse and war. Molyneux’s analysis may be wrong, but it should not be dismissed as impossible. [Well worth watching in its entirety.]