Move over CNN, Whoopi Goldberg has some things to say about the Vice President and it’s just as insightful and reasonable as the rest of the commentary that we’ve come to expect from The View. Goldberg joined her other, equally unbiased co-hosts to talk about the Olympic games in South Korea this month, and as always seems to happen, the discussion quickly migrated to politics.
The nations of the world are gathered to see who’s the best and who will be going home and trying harder for the next four years. The unexpected twist in this year’s winter games was the fact that North Korea and South Korea have united their athletes to compete together. This is unexpected for a couple of reasons, but the most prevalent is the fact that North Korea has been threatening to blow everyone off the map for the past year.
Because of the tyrannical dictator’s aggressive declarations of war, he’s not well loved by some, including the Vice President. Few people are as aware of the implications of what Kim Jong-un, the North Korean dictator, could do if he decided to make good on his promises. Because of that knowledge, Vice President Mike Pence decided that he didn’t want to respect that country, or it’s athletes at the Olympics. The bleeding heart liberals obviously had a problem with that. Newsbusters reports that more than one of them piled on, with Whoopi, of course, being the loudest:
“Monday on ABC’s The View, liberal co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Sunny Hostin and Joy Behar called Vice President Mike Pence a hypocrite for sitting down while North Korean athletes marched into the stadium at the Olympic Games this weekend. Whoopi complained that Pence didn’t not show North Korea their due “respect,” while Hostin compared Pence’s actions to the NFL anthem protests.
After explaining what Pence did, co-host Sunny Hostin sneered that Pence was being a hypocrite, since he famously walked out of a football game last year after NFL players kneeled during the National Anthem.
‘I thought that Mike Pence said that it was inappropriate to make political statements at sporting events?’ Hostin said sarcastically. ‘Wasn’t he that guy who walked out of the football game because people were kneeling and not standing?’ she added, condescendingly.
Playing devil’s advocate, Behar claimed Pence would say this was different because it wasn’t in the United States. ‘In their own country is what he would say to that,’ Behar offered.
‘But he’s representing the United States of America isn’t he?’ Hostin snarked.”
This argument was so flimsy, even Joy Behar couldn’t stomach letting it go by. A person not standing for their own national anthem, and not standing for the athletes of another country, is in no way the same thing.
Let’s just imagine, for a moment, that your neighbor constantly slips death threats under your door. You don’t want to be violent toward them, but you also don’t want to die. If that person comes to the door and knocks this time, would you feel obligated to invite them in to have a seat and offer refreshments, as social norms would typically require? No, because when someone threatens to kill you, they forfeit all rights to the niceties provided to those who don’t threaten to kill other people.
“Whoopi took Hostin’s approach one step further, saying that the U.S. had to be ‘respectful’ to North Korea.
‘We have to be respectful because what we do know about politicians is they end up sitting with people that you and I say well, why are they sitting with them? So if you’re in Korea, you need to stand up. You need to stand up and show respect!’ she argued.
After the table briefly talked about how both Koreas joined together to march under the unification flag, Whoopi charged the VP for not recognizing that action as a ‘good thing,’ again urging the U.S. to ‘respect’ the totalitarian regime.
‘He should have given enough — had enough respect to say you know what, maybe they are doing a good thing for themselves and maybe we can sit down with them at some point, but you can’t have it both ways,’ Whoopi claimed.”
Whoopi and her co-hosts probably are under the impression that their liberal soft approach to everyone other than conservatives is still the law of the land. They’ve decided to lean so far away from President Trump, that they’ve gotten completely out of touch with reality. Unfortunately for them (and fortunately for everybody else) the world is starting to see through this lunacy and realize what’s happening.
The Hill reports that there is quite a bit of outrage at the way the nations of the world have decided to act like everything is just peachy with North Korea, when just weeks ago we were literally fearing for the lives of our friends and families because we thought North Korea had nuked them:
“Social media users lashed out at CNN on Saturday after the network published a story declaring that Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, is ‘stealing the show at the Winter Olympics.’
The article centers on North Korea’s surprise decision to send Kim Yo Jong as part of its delegation to the games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and the ‘diplomatic dance’ she’s performed at the Olympics thus far.
But critics on Twitter took issue with CNN’s story, accusing the network of glossing over North Korea and the Kim family’s brutal human rights record and ‘whitewashing’ the government’s atrocities.
Jeffrey Blehar, an analyst for election data startup Decision Desk HQ, jabbed the network for the story, saying that, if he worked at CNN, he would have sooner quit than write the article.
‘If I were working for CNN I would honestly resign before writing this piece,’ he tweeted. ‘Beyond a certain point, no job is worth sacrificing your dignity or whitewashing true evil like this.’
If I were working for CNN I would honestly resign before writing this piece. Beyond a certain point, no job is worth sacrificing your dignity or whitewashing true evil like this. https://t.co/k2qNfoV2zD
— Jeff B. (@EsotericCD) February 10, 2018
Blehar wasn’t the only one to raise the ‘whitewashing’ criticism of CNN. Alyssa Farah, a spokeswoman for Vice President Pence, who is leading the U.S. delegation to the Olympics, also accused the article of appearing to blot out the North Korean government’s record.
In a tweet, she referenced the death of Otto Warmbier, an American college student who died last year after being held prisoner for more than a year and a half in North Korea.
‘Speaking of stealing, Otto Warmbier was tortured & killed at the hands of the Kim regime after being accused of stealing a poster,” she wrote, referencing the CNN story’s headline. ‘Let’s not whitewash North Korea’s record.'”
Speaking of stealing, Otto Warmbier was tortured & killed at the hands of the Kim regime after being accused of stealing a poster. Let’s not whitewash North Korea’s record https://t.co/ST8QwhImMD
— Alyssa Farah (@VPPressSec) February 10, 2018
It’s all fun and games until we remember that these people were trying to make nice with would rather be feeding us to their dogs.
We’ve come to the point in our history where political correctness might actually get us killed. It’s time to let it go, people.
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Billy Graham’s Facebook Page Posted This Spectacular Message Just Hours Before His Death
A haunting message that said…
Billy Graham just passed away at the ripe age of 99. He was an extraordinarily influential and well-loved evangelist pastor from North Carolina who changed lives and the hearts of millions of people. His attitude, kindness, and ability to deliver a driving message into the minds and hearts of those willing to listen were left with nothing less than a fantastic experience that continued to grow positively in the communities he traveled to.
Not only was he well liked by the ordinary person, but he was also charismatic and thoughtful enough to be considered the counselor or minister to numerous United States Presidents. He’s traveled the world, visiting 185 countries, and pursued his dream of spreading the right word to millions of people across the planet. He’s been quoted and idolized by so many people that only an estimate would be right to guess the numbers of hearts he’s touched with his words.
He finally passed away at 99-years-old and went to meet his maker, leaving a world left in pieces but slowly rebuilding with a greater sense of love, trust, and finding our way. Billy Graham leaves us as one of the most influential evangelist pastors the world might ever see. We don’t get that many great ones, but when we do, they set the bar incredibly high.
NBC News reported more on his passing:
“Graham died just before 8 a.m. at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, surrounded by family, according to a spokesman for Samaritan’s Purse, the nondenominational evangelical Christian organization headed by Graham’s son Franklin.
His following was undeniable: The longtime evangelist appeared on Gallup’s list of the most admired men and women 60 times since 1955 — every year the research company asked the question.
Born William Franklin Graham on Nov. 7, 1918, “America’s pastor” came from modest means and grew up on a dairy farm in Charlotte, North Carolina. He found his spiritual path at 16, charmed by the traveling minister and temperance movement leader Mordecai Ham. Graham later moved to Florida and was ordained there in 1939.
He met his future wife, Ruth McCue Bell, while they attended Wheaton College, and they married in 1943. Together they would raise five children, and she would become a trusted adviser.
“When it comes to spiritual things, my wife has had the greatest influence on my ministry,” Graham said of Bell, who died in June 2007.”
If you thought that was the last you’d see or hear from Pastor Graham, then you’d be inevitably mistaken. There was a bone-chilling message posted on his Facebook page just hours before he passed away. Graham’s final Facebook post leaves the world thinking deep within themselves for the truth. Billy Graham’s message forces us to be accountable for our actions and find our way to deal with what’s going on in our lives. Thousands of people on Facebook have liked and shared his last message for the world.
"If you went for a walk in the woods, but then decided to wander off the path, and found yourself surrounded by a…
It was posted:
“If you went for a walk in the woods, but then decided to wander off the path, and found yourself surrounded by a thicket of thorns and poison ivy, who would you blame? Would you blame the person who built the path? No, of course not. Instead you’d blame yourself if you were honest, because you alone were responsible for wandering from the path.
In a far deeper way, this is what happens when we decide to leave God out of our lives. For a time, it may seem like wandering away from Him doesn’t make any difference; it may even seem easier and freer. But eventually it catches up with us—just as wandering off that path and into the thicket caught up with you.” —Billy Graham #BG100″
While Graham was a man of God, and his message was meant for everyone despite political ideologies, perhaps Democrats should take note, as they are the ones who want to take all thing God out of the public sphere. Which may be the reason we are encountering so many problems in our society, the recent Florida school shooting and the division it is causing as just one example.
People will interpret Graham’s message in more ways than one, finding their own meaning in his last words to the world via social media. Some people won’t listen, and perhaps they’re the people going down that path and into the thicket with the poison ivy. Some people will eliminate the poison ivy and clear a new path. Some will avoid it altogether. But there’s one thing we know for sure, and it’s this – Billy Graham left us with the one message that will make everyone think long and hard about the direction they’re walking.
What path will you take?
Eric Holder Caught On Video Before FL Shooting Making Sick Admission He Never Wanted Out [Watch]
He didn’t want anyone else to see this…
Former Attorney General Eric Holder is one of those classic politicians that delights his party and infuriates the other side. He served faithfully under former President Obama as the Attorney General, where he was the first person to hold that office to be held in contempt of Congress for withholding documents in an ongoing congressional probe.
This is the same Holder who is considering a presidential bid for the 2020 election. Many believe this to be an exciting prospect on both sides. It would give liberals hope for what would likely be an Obama 2.0, and it encourages the right because he’s not the middle ground candidate that the left desperately needs if they plan to oust President Trump.
His political chances decrease by the day because of how plain-spoken he was in the past about the real liberal agenda. His support of overly restrictive regulations has shown time and again that he represents a faction of the political insiders who want to strip Americans of their rights and rob this nation for whatever they can take from it.
Holder’s controversial opinions were brought up again in 2016 when the then-presidential candidates were asked how they would deal with curbing the potential for problems like what happened in Parkland Florida last week. Politifact reported that Senator Cruz referred to Holder’s gun policies as the exact opposite to what needs to be done to cure gun violence:
“During the Republican presidential debate in North Charleston, S.C., Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, re-litigated the background of President Barack Obama’s former attorney general, Eric Holder.
One of the debate moderators, Maria Bartiromo of Fox Business Network, asked Cruz for “the answer” to stopping mass shootings and violent crime.
‘The answer is simple,’ he said. ‘You prosecute criminals. You target the bad guys. You know, a minute ago, (co-debate moderator Neil Cavuto) asked, ‘What has President Obama done to illustrate that he wants to go after guns? Well, he appointed Eric Holder as attorney general. Eric Holder said he viewed his mission as brainwashing the American people against guns. He appointed Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, someone who has been a radical against the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.’
We raised our eyebrows at Cruz’s mention of Holder and what he said. Is Cruz right?
Let’s go to the videotape from back in 1995, a time when there really were such things as videotapes.
In January 1995, Holder — then the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia — gave a speech announcing a plan to curb gun violence in the city of Washington, D.C.
Here’s a portion of the speech, recorded by C-SPAN.
‘What we need to do is change the way in which people think about guns, especially young people, and make it something that’s not cool, that it’s not acceptable, it’s not hip to carry a gun anymore, in the way in which we changed our attitudes about cigarettes,’ Holder said. He later added, ‘We have to be repetitive about this. It’s not enough to have a catchy ad on a Monday and then only do it Monday. We need to do this every day of the week, and just really brainwash people into thinking about guns in a vastly different way.'”
FLASHBACK: Eric Holder talks about “brainwashing” kids with anti-gun curriculum in Washington D.C. pic.twitter.com/qsYfmJlRUO
— Based Monitored 🇺🇸🇮🇪 (@BasedMonitored) February 22, 2018
As conservatives try not to have trigger words or phrases, but “brainwashing” would be on the list if they had one. “Confiscation” would also be at the top in regards to gun control debates. This opinion would be slightly more palatable if this were someone whose heart was truly in keeping this country on the straight and narrow to preserve our quality of life. However, this gem named Holder seems to be willing to break the law if it serves his agenda:
“In 2012, the House of Representatives voted to hold Holder in contempt of Congress over his failure to turn over documents related to the Fast and Furious scandal. As Darrell Issa (R-CA) pointed out in 2014, when Obama’s Department of Justice finally released thousands of documents related to Operation Fast and Furious that Obama had previously claimed were exempt from congressional review, ‘When Eric Holder wants to know why he was the first Attorney General held in criminal contempt of Congress, he can read the judge’s order that compelled the production of 64,280 pages that he and President Obama illegitimately and illegally withheld from Congress.’
Holder’s legacy includes his refusal to prosecute the New Black Panther Party for voter intimidation; his department monitoring Fox News’ James Rosen’s phone calls and e-mails; and his decision to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the planner of the September 11 attacks, and his co-defendants in federal court in New York instead of military tribunals in Guantanamo Bay.”
Every once in a while we get a glimpse into the real political agenda of the left. Disarmament is just one part of the plan, but it’s an essential part that a significant portion of Americans are against. Any disliked political agenda will struggle to move forward as long as we can physically stop it. If anyone convinces us to lay down our means of defense willingly, then we open ourselves to attacks that could be a massive detriment to mankind.
Liberals Unnerved When They Find Out What Trump Secretly Gave Melania’s Parents
They lost their minds when they found out what just happened…
This may still come as a surprise to many who remain plugged into the mainstream media, but the Trump Administration isn’t anti-immigration. They’re anti-illegal immigration, just like they’re against any laws being broken. Unfortunately, since that particular law is prohibiting the DNC from importing new unwitting voters who haven’t yet become privy to their lies, they’re dead set against anything that might slow down their future supporters.
The current administration inherited a whole load of problems, all stemming from the lax immigration policies of the former administration. The welfare programs are overburdened, drugs are flooding the streets, and gang violence stats are at an all-time high. That’s what happens when immigrants enter the country illegally and break laws while abusing welfare systems. None of that touches the potential terrorist threat that insecure borders and chain migration bring us.
The Trump administration has made a big deal about wanting to put an end to the immigration problem. Both the administration and the Trump family are being scrutinized for being pro-legal immigration. This is especially ludicrous, considering that the First Lady is an immigrant. That connection to another country is what the New York Times is trying to use to criticize the First Couple. According to recent reports, the First Lady’s parents want a more permanent address in the United States, and liberals are criticizing the First Family for helping them get it.
“WASHINGTON — The parents of the first lady, Melania Trump, have obtained lawful permanent residency in the United States, a lawyer for the couple confirmed Wednesday, but it remains unclear how or when the couple received their green cards.
The lack of clarity about when and how Viktor and Amalija Knavs obtained their legal residencies raises questions about whether the couple secured their residency through family-based immigration, which President Trump calls chain migration and has said he wants to restrict. Immigration experts said it would have been the most direct, and most likely, way for Mrs. Trump’s parents, formerly of Slovenia, to get their green cards.”
This is an attempt to point out a double standard on the part of the First Family. There are a couple of problems with that argument; the first is that the chain migration law hasn’t been reversed yet, and while it’s probably a bad policy in the grand scheme of things, it’s still in effect.
The only reason that it is being reversed would be to keep potential terrorist out, and if the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces had a personal interview with a person and believed them to be of no threat to the United States, that’s probably good enough for most of us. That brings us to the second point; the President is allowed to overrule and make exceptions. We accept that the President is authorized to pardon proven criminals, we should also recognize that he’s allowed to put his stamp of approval on an immigrant.
No one has provided any evidence that the President’s in-laws shouldn’t enter the country, just that they want to make a political statement about their being immigrants.
“Their immigration lawyer, Michael J. Wildes, declined to offer any details.
‘It’s a privilege to help this family, but I have to respect their privacy as well,’ Mr. Wildes said in a brief interview.
‘Immigration is in our DNA,’ he added. ‘We have to take great pride, no matter where somebody hails from, in that legacy.’
Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for Mrs. Trump, wrote in an email that she would not comment on Mrs. Trump’s parents because ‘they are not part of this administration, and deserve their privacy.’ The Washington Post first reported the Knavses’ immigration status.
Under family-based immigration, adult American citizens can petition for residency for their parents, adult married children and siblings. Mr. Trump would limit that to spouses and children under 21.
In the Knavses’ case, Mrs. Trump, who became a citizen in 2006 after obtaining a green card, would have sponsored them.’
It also might have been possible, Mr. Johnson said, for the Knavses, both in their 70s, to obtain residency through an investment visa or a work visa, although the latter would involve employer sponsorship. Mr. Knavs, a former traveling car salesman, and Mrs. Knavs, who used to design patterns for children’s clothes, both appear to be retired.”
The extended family of the leader of the free world wants to live in the United States, and it’s a front-page issue because the President has taken a hard line on unvetted and illegal immigrants entering the United States.
We should use this as a demonstration of the fact that President Trump is pro-legal immigration. The only way that we can ensure the United States will remain the desired home address of both the rich and poor is if we keep it safe and use a well-balanced economy.
The only way we can tell the world to give us ” . . . your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free” is if there’s rest for the weary, jobs for the poor and freedom to be breathed. That only happens if we take security seriously. There are velvet ropes for a reason, and no one, certainly not the President of the United States, should be shamed for extending a welcome to a legal immigrant who follows the rules of the host country.
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