Connect with us

News

7 strange takeaways from Trump’s campaign rally for Luther Strange

Published

on

7 strange takeaways from Trumps campaign rally for Luther Strange

President Donald Trump traveled to Alabama Friday night to help Luther Strange win the Republican nomination for Senate in the runoff vote Tuesday. Or did he?

We know he was there. Anyone with a television knew he was there because it was picked up nationally for some reason. That’s the magnetism of Trump; only he can make national news out of a primary runoff for a nomination. Hearing this, one might believe Strange is certain to win, but he still trails Roy Moore by a good margin.

The strange thing about it was that this was as much about Trump as it was about Strange. In fact, he talked a lot more about himself and various situations pertaining to him than he did about the candidate he traveled to support. The guy loves campaigning to friendly crowds, doesn’t he?

Here are the seven takeaways from the event:

He might have made a mistake backing Strange

Donald Trump Admits: ‘I Might Have Made a Mistake’ in Endorsing Luther Strange Over Judge Roy Moore [VIDEO]

http://thepolitistick.com/donald-trump-admits-mistake-luther-strange/During President Donald Trump’s rally to show support for RINO Mitch McConnell stooge, lifelong DC lobbyist and swamp creature Luther Strange, who the president endorsed, even though many of his supporters like Sebastian Gorka, Sean Hannity, Sarah Palin, and many others endorsed legendary Ten Commandments Judge Roy Moore, the president admitted that he may have made a “mistake’ with the endorsement.

The Russia scandal is a hoax

Trump: ‘Russia did not help me’ win in 2016

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/trump-russia-did-not-help-me-win-in-2016/article/2635366“Any Russians in the audience … Are there any Russians in the audience?” Trump called out to the thousands of people gathered in Huntsville for the rally in honor of Sen. Luther Strange, a Republican competing for the GOP nomination for Senate in a runoff scheduled for Tuesday.

We’re building samples of a new wall. A transparent wall.

In Alabama, Trump Attempts to Sell the Idea of a Transparent Wall

https://www.redstate.com/sweetie15/2017/09/22/alabama-trump-attempts-sell-idea-transparent-wall/“The wall is happening. In fact, you probably saw, you know, we have wall up there now, and re-renovating it already. It’s being made pristine, perfect, just as good as new, though we may go a little higher than that, but that’s okay. And we are building samples of a new wall. You know it has to be a see-through wall,” Trump said.

John McCain’s repeal betrayal was a “totally unexpected thing, terrible”

Trump blasts John McCain for opposing GOP health bill – Axios

https://www.axios.com/trump-rallies-for-gop-candidate-in-alabama-live-updates-2488524531.htmlCompared to his opponent, Roy Moore, Strange is the establishment candidate, but Trump told Alabama residents that Strange “is determined to drain that swamp.” He added, referring to Republicans in Congress, Strange “doesn’t know those people. He’s never met them.”

NFL Owners should fire “son of a b****” anthem protesters

Trump UNLOADS: NFL Owners Should Fire ‘Son of a B****’ Anthem Protesters | Daily Wire

http://www.dailywire.com/news/21430/trump-unloads-nfl-owners-should-fire-son-b-anthem-james-barrett“Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a b**** off the field right now. Out. He’s fired! He’s fired!” said Trump, to thunderous applause.

Jeff Sessions can lock up Hillary Clinton if he wants to

Trump tells Alabama crowd: Ask Jeff Sessions about locking Hillary Clinton up

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/trump-tells-alabama-crowd-ask-jeff-sessions-about-locking-hillary-clinton-up/article/2635360“If Crooked Hillary got elected, you would not have a Second Amendment, believe me. You’d be handing in your rifles,” Trump said during a campaign rally for Alabama Republican Senate candidate Luther Strange.

North Korea situation is Clintons’, Obama’s fault

Trump Hits Clinton, Obama For NK Crisis | The Daily Caller

http://dailycaller.com/2017/09/22/trump-we-face-a-north-korean-threat-because-clinton-obama-and-others-failed/“Rocket man should have been handled a long time ago,” the president said at a rally in Alabama, appearing to suggest that past American presidents — Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama — should have dealt with the North Korea threat before it got to this point. Trump has also called out Hillary Clinton in response to her criticisms of his North Korea policy, accusing her of failing to act as Secretary of State while North Korea developed nuclear weapons.

 

 

+Jesseb Shiloh is not-so-new to blogging. He enjoys things that most don't and doesn't mind and occasional nap. And he's never ambiguous nor contradictory most of the time. Find him on Twitter.

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Federalists

Vice says women shouldn’t have guns

Published

on

On Friday, Vice’s Twitter account tweeted out a previous Vice article from June 14, 2016, entitled, “A Very Incomplete List of People Gun Rights Activists Think Should Be Armed.”

The brief article is a lamentation of the belief of Second Amendment advocates, specifically “the NRA and other right-wing groups,” that “the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.”

The tweet (below) reads, “The NRA wants to put guns in the hands of: Schoolteachers, Preachers, Anyone who goes into a nightclub, Women …just to name a few.”

According to author Harry Cheadle – who evidently believes that women shouldn’t be afforded Constitutional protections or exercise our God-given human rights – “the goal [of 2A advocates] is to make sure everyone is prepared to engage in a shootout at all times.”

“And by everyone, I mean everyone,” he emphasized.

So, just who, exactly, does Vice believe should be considered prohibited from exercising his/her Second Amendment rights?

“Here is a surely incomplete list of people that gun rights activists believe should be packing heat. Once all of these categories of Americans are all carrying guns on them at all times, presumably we will finally be safe…”

The listed include (as worded the article), but are not limited to:

-Women

-Gay people

-Jews

-Holocaust victims

-Some people who commit domestic violence

-Firefighters

-Every black person in America

-Pilots on planes

-People on the terrorist watch list

Yes, ladies, you read that right. A gun in the hand of a woman is as great a risk as possible terrorists. I can imagine Mr. Cheadle must be petrified at the sight of a woman behind the wheel of a car!

Ahhh!

Yes, Mr. Cheadle is apparently quite fearful of women, Holocaust victims, and black Americans, among others.

Well, as you might expect, this didn’t go over too well on Twitter. Here are just a few of the (often snark-filled) reactions.



And, in case you are wondering about my own response to Vice’s tweet… I joined the NRA.

Continue Reading

Guns and Crime

Scott Israel: SRO avoided confronting Cruz

Published

on

The latest breaking news on the Parkland Shooting reveals yet another failure in preventing or mitigating the shooting rampage. According to Sheriff Scott Israel, the school SRO positioned himself outside and never went in. This took place for about four minutes during the shooting that lasted about six minutes. The deputy’s name is Scot Peterson, and he resigned upon being suspended without pay while being investigated.

Cautious Take

There are a lot of perspectives on this development. We shouldn’t rush to judgement as this story is still developing. Was Scot Peterson a coward? Absolutely. He had a weapon and training. No doubt some of the colossal failure rests on him. But not all. Scott Israel is in charge of the Broward Sheriff’s Office, meaning Peterson reports to him. This could be the higher ups scapegoating an underling so that their contribution to the incident, such as the slow response time and failures prior to the shooting go unnoticed. Furthermore, are we to assume, as Scott Israel would have us, that during these four minutes Peterson did absolutely nothing? What if he was ordered to wait? Too many questions remain, so lets wait.

What’s also concerning about the situation is that Scott Israel has been going after the NRA. Many leftists are using this story as fuel against the idea of allowing teachers to have concealed carry. Perhaps that was Sheriff Israel’s purpose in throwing his guy under the bus. Remember this as the government and elected officials play the blame game: Aaron Feis did more to protect students with less.

Continue Reading

Democrats

Blue wave looking weak in Pennsylvania special election

Published

on

Comparable to the Arizona Special Election that is to take next week, the Pennsylvania 18th district is in a special election situation because of unacceptable behavior of Rep. Tim Murphy who during an extramarital affair reportedly asked his mistress to get an abortion. The Republicans have handily controlled PA18 for years and don’t want Murphy’s buffoonery to mess things up. The Republican champion in this race is Rick Saccone.  An open seat in a northern state presents a great opportunity for Democrats to cash in on the Blue Wave they keep boasting. The victory of Doug Jones provides a road win Democrats have so far lacked since 2016. Looking to be PA18’s Doug Jones is Conor Lamb. Lamb is an assistant US attorney who served in the Marine Corps. His platform emphasizes healthcare related issues as well as student debt and energy.

Who is Rick Saccone?

The House of Representatives would be a promotion for the current State Rep. However, Rick Saccone hardly has an active record in the PA legislature. For the most part, Saccone has a record of sponsoring lighthearted, if not outright nonsensical bills, such as a resolution appreciating Heinz Ward and Juneteenth. In the legislature, he has a record of voting in favor of guns and unborn. However, Rick Saccone is not a limited government conservative on a local level. In the past he has voted for tax increases.

State of the Race

As of now, all of the recent polling has the 18th district reliably in the GOP’s hands. However, polling in 2018 will likely continue its downward trend of effectiveness. So take it with a grain of salt. The endorsements are piling high for Rick Saccone. He has the thumbs up from both Trump and Pence, along with several conservative organizations. The recent polling is perhaps responsible for what seems like the Democrats capping their support for Lamb. The GOP, on the contrary, is throwing heavy cash on keeping a seat where Tim Murphy ran unopposed in 2016.

Rating: Likely Republican

My Take

Rick Saccone will in my mind comes away as the winner on March 13th. However, he is not nearly suitable for the job as he should be. He legislative record is one of recognizing days of the year as special for a person or group. He does not have a record of sponsoring serious conservative legislation. Though he does have a record of voting conservative, he isn’t a leader on the issues he is campaigning on. The GOP is right to break the bank for his campaign as they aren’t short on cash in this moment. Saccone isn’t a strong candidate in my opinion, but, with some bankroll, he is.

Conor Lamb isn’t a weak candidate but doesn’t have the resources. As for the Democrats, this investment looks like its going sour. Special elections present a time for more eggs to be placed in a single basket. But the Democrats seem to know they are unlikely to win. The Senate races of 2018 looks bleak for them, so the Blue Wave is supposed to take or come close to securing the House of Representatives. In order to do that, they need road wins. Just like the Arizona 8th, this will not be that road win. The crest of the Blue Wave is getting shorter and shorter.

Continue Reading

NOQ Report Daily

Advertisement

Facebook

Twitter

Advertisement

Trending

Copyright © 2017 NOQ Report.