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Will Chris Christie be the next Attorney General?

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Will Chris Christie be the next Attorney General

Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has had his share of controversies throughout his political career. Now, he’s rumored to be a top choice of President Trump to replace Jeff Sessions as Attorney General.

The moderate Republican ran for president in 2016 before dropping out and endorsing then-candidate Donald Trump. It was viewed by many as political hedging that would help him get a cabinet position, but BridgeGate made it hard for the President to give Christie anything other than a temporary position on his White House transition team.

Apparently, enough time has gone by for his name to resurface for a role that suits his experiences.

Christie’s claim to fame has been being appointed U.S Attorney by President Bush shortly before the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He built a strong resume in law enforcement circles and drew enough attention to become a Republican governor in deep blue New Jersey.

He used this claim to fame on the campaign trail.

“I was appointed United States attorney on September 10, 2001. And I spent the next seven years of my career fighting terrorism and putting terrorists in jail.”

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To understand Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, we must look at her worldview

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To understand Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, we must look at her worldview

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has baffled people on both sides of the political aisle since her meteoric rise began. She has an uncanny ability to say silly things and get away with it, at least when her mainstream media handlers control the situation.

One quote she made during her political campaign caught many people by surprise because it was so blatantly wrong, even left-leaning PolitiFact had to rate it as “Pants on Fire!”

“Unemployment is low because everyone has two jobs. Unemployment is low because people are working 60, 70, 80 hours a week and can barely feed their family.”

This is either a bald-faced lie or it’s a reflection of her backwards worldview. I’m going with the latter. After watching her speak and how she responds to questions, I don’t believe she’s some political mastermind who is manipulating the Democratic world to bend at her will. I think she sincerely believes the falsehoods she’s peddling.

Does she think the world is going to end in 12 years? Yes. Does she believe we’ll “just pay for” the $32 trillion Medicare-for-All? Yes. Does she think unemployment is low because everyone has two jobs? Yes. Her ignorance would be adorable if it weren’t so dangerous.


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What really separates Tom Brady from every other player on the field

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What really separates Tom Brady from every other player on the field

Every season, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady gains more people who believe he’s the greatest of all time. It has been a long road for him because he didn’t have the pedigree that other potential GOATs had. He wasn’t the #1 pick in the NFL draft like John Elway or Terry Bradshaw. He was drafted in the 6th round. He didn’t come in with lots of fanfare. His first starting job came as a result of Drew Bledsoe’s injury. He doesn’t have a flashy style like Brett Favre, a complex system like Peyton Manning, or a cannon for an arm like Aaron Rodgers.

He just wins.

The key to his winning ways may have nothing to do with his strong skills, good supporting cast, or excellent game plans. It may just come down to hard work and good ol’ fashioned competitiveness. His mental toughness has been likened to Larry Bird’s or Evander Holyfield’s, two greats in their sports who made up for physical deficiencies by constantly improving mentally even when they weren’t at the top physically.

“Every quarterback can throw a ball; every running back can run; every receiver is fast; but that mental toughness that you talk about translates into competitiveness.”

Football is more than just a physical sport. As Tom Brady has demonstrated, mental toughness may be even more important than 40-yard-dash times or arm strength.


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Democrats need a reminder of Nikki Haley’s clear perspective on immigration

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Democrats need a reminder of Nikki Haley's clear perspective on immigration

There are two false narratives being shared by most Democrats and leftist media. First, they say there’s no illegal immigration problem at the border that can be partially fixed by a border wall. Second, they believe that Republicans are against legal immigration.

It’s been a long time since a Republican, including the President, has said or done anything against legal immigration. The antiquated notion that all Republicans are racist is clearly untrue. Because of the Democrats’ insatiable hatred for President Trump, they’ve increased their racist rhetoric against Republicans by injecting both false accusations and identity politics into every conversation.

Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has plenty of experience dealing with foreign policy issues. Contrary to popular belief, immigration is a foreign policy issue. It may affect us at home, but the core of the problem is our relationships with and proximity to other nations whose people want to live and work here.\

She also had to deal with it as Governor of South Carolina, so she’s experienced the executive and diplomatic aspects of both legal and illegal immigration. This makes her perspective on the issue more informed than most.

In a quote, she laid out very clearly the perspectives necessary to tackle our border security issue. On one hand, we must stop illegal immigration. It does great harm to the United States and American citizens. On the other hand, we are a nation that has always embraced legal immigration as a means to make the nation stronger. She says it much better in her quote:

“We must fix our broken immigration system. That means stopping illegal immigration. And it means welcoming properly vetted legal immigrants, regardless of their race or religion. Just like we have for centuries.”

Democrats need to be reminded that border security isn’t an expression of racism just as illegal immigration isn’t a version of legal immigration. We have to reduce one in order to justify or even increase the other.


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