ㅤô¿ô …I wouldn’t be surprised if a lot of GOP Senators decide not to run in 2020. In 2018, the Dems defended many more Senate seats than the GOP. That will be reversed in 2020. A 2020 "blue wave" in the Senate is a definite possibility.
ㅤThe only good thing about quitters is that the smart ones know when to quit.
ㅤFull story at The Hill. Posted here on 12/17/18. See "lamar alexander, senate, gop."
Story via Save Our American Republic.
ㅤ”The nation is divided, but there was a time when the country was nearly unanimous. You hear people talk about red state vs. blue state, but some time ago America was literally seeing red. Ronald Reagan, in his bid for reelection in 1984, won 49 states. Reagan’s opponent, Walter Mondale, won his home state of Minnesota by just 3,761 votes…”
ㅤFull story at Save Our American Republic. Posted here on 10/29/18. See “midterm election, gop”.
A week out from the 2018 midterm election and one thing is clear — the battle lines are drawn. At stake is control of the House, Senate and governorships. While interest has been focused on the House and Senate, voters need to be aware that Republicans may lose up to a third of their statehouses. Currently, there are 33 Republicans, 16 Democrats, and 1 Independent holding the office of governor. Up to 10 Republican governors are at risk of losing their seat.
Democrats are spending millions of dollars to take control of the House. History is on their side as the party in power typically loses seats in a midterm election. However, SOAR predicts that the GOP will retain control of the House and pick up a few seats in the Senate. It would seem logical that Republicans hold on to their governors, but statewide campaigns are often influenced by…
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ㅤ”President Trump will touch down in Pennsylvania on Thursday, where he’ll make an appearance in the Pittsburgh-area district that’s home to the next high-profile special House election.
ㅤTrump is scheduled to give a speech at a local manufacturing plant — not to hold a campaign event for GOP state Rep. Rick Saccone, who is running in the March 13 special election and is expected to be in the audience.
ㅤBut Trump’s appearance in the district, coupled with reports that Vice President Pence will travel to the district in the coming weeks, underscores the heavy investments Republicans are making to prevent Democrats from pulling off another special election upset.”
Full story at The Hill, image from pennlive.com
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ㅤ”House Republicans from New York and New Jersey came out in opposition to the GOP’s long-awaited tax-reform bill on Thursday, citing the proposed elimination of the popular state and local tax deduction.”
ㅤô¿ô …Per-capita federal funding of the big blue states is currently double that of other states.
ㅤFull story at The Hill, image from thehill(.com) • new jersey, new york, new york city, property taxes, salt, state and local tax deduction, tax break, tax cut, tax cuts, tax deductions, tax plan, tax rate, tax reform, taxes, taxpayer funds • Go here to reblog this post (browser only).
ㅤ”I applaud the House Ways and Means Committee for introducing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which is another important step toward providing massive tax relief for the American people,’ the President said in a statement shortly after lawmakers announced the specifics of the long-awaited tax bill.
ㅤ’My tax reform priorities have been the same since day one: bringing tax cuts for hardworking, middle-income Americans; eliminating unfair loopholes and deductions; and slashing business taxes so employers can create jobs, raise wages, and dominate their competition around the world,’ the President said.”
ㅤFull story at The Washington Examiner, image from trbimg(.com) • congress, donald trump, economy, house of representatives, house republicans, household income, jobless claims, jobs, labor force, middle class, middle-income, potus, president, tax break, tax cut, tax cuts, tax plan, tax rate, tax reform, taxes, taxpayer funds, the hill, workforce, working class • Go here to reblog this post (browser only).
ㅤ”Most Americans are still struggling to recover wealth lost during the worst recession in modern history, but those on the higher end of the economic spectrum are rebounding much faster, according to new government data.
ㅤThe rising inequality is most pronounced along racial lines. White households, especially wealthier whites, have recovered well. Black and Hispanic households are taking far longer to recover, however, fueling a growing chasm between those with financial means and those without.”
ㅤFull story at The Hill, image from thehill(.com) • african american, black, economy, household income, jobless claims, jobs, labor force, middle class, racism, tax break, tax cut, tax cuts, tax plan, tax rate, tax reform, taxes, taxpayer funds, workforce, working class • Go here to reblog this post (browser only).
“For individuals & families…
ㅤ• The new individual income tax rates are 0 percent, 12 percent, 25 percent, and 35 percent.
ㅤ• The standard deduction goes from $6,350 to $12,000 for individuals and $12,700 to $24,000 for married ocuples.
ㅤ• Special-interest deductions that complicate taxes are eliminated so the form can be ‘as simple as a postcard.’
ㅤ• The bill establishes a new Family Credit, which includes expanding the Child Tax Credit from $1,000 to $1,600, and gives a credit of $300 for each parent and non-child dependent.
ㅤ• The bill preserves the Earned Income Tax Credit.
ㅤ• The deduction for charitable donations is continued.
ㅤ• The home mortgage deduction is maintained for current mortgages, but is capped for new homes at $500,000.
ㅤ• It allows people to write off state and local property taxes up to $10,000
ㅤ• The bill doesn’t touch 401(k)s or Individual Retirement Accounts.
ㅤ• The Alternative Minimum Tax is repealed.
ㅤ• The exemption for the Estate Tax is doubled and the tax will be repealed in full in six years.”
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ㅤ”The President touted the idea in a tweet on Wednesday, and the concept is still being toyed with in the Senate Republicans’ version of tax reform.”
ㅤFull story at The Washington Examiner, image from breitbart(.com) • congress, donald trump, house of representatives, house republicans, potus, president, republican senators, senate, senate republicans, tax break, tax cut, tax cuts, tax plan, tax rate, tax reform, taxes, taxpayer funds, the hill, the-hill, u.s. congress • Go here to reblog this post (browser only).
ㅤ”The Washington Post’s fact-checker said Thursday that Democrats aren’t telling the truth when they say the Republican tax plan would raise taxes on most middle-class families.
ㅤIn an early Thursday morning story, fact-checker Glenn Kessler gave Democrats four Pinocchios for making that claim. According to the Post, four Pinocchios are reserved for claims that are ‘whoppers.'”
ㅤô¿ô …A democrat is often a liar. But always a jackass.
ㅤFull story and video at The Washington Examiner, image from washingtonexaminer(.com) • democratic party, democratic socialists, democrats, tax break, tax cut, tax cuts, tax plan, tax rate, tax reform, taxes, taxpayer funds • Go here to reblog this post (browser only).
ㅤô¿ô …Indeed. Opposition research involves hiring a spy to browse the Internet for references to your opposition.
ㅤFull story at The Washington Examiner, image from cnn(.com) • christopher steele, crooked hillary, democratic national committee, dnc, fusion gps, hillary clinton, russian dossier, steele dossier, tom perez, trump dossier • Go here to reblog this post (browser only).
ㅤô¿ô …Matthews is yet another libtard in denial. The leftists have created the worst environment of partisanship and ethnic divide that I have ever seen. Then they whine when the President plays their race games…and wins.
ㅤFull story at Breitbart, image from rawstory(.com) • activists, donald trump, leftists, libtard, libtards, potus, president, sedition, snowflake, snowflakes, chris matthews • Go here to reblog this post (browser only).
ㅤ”While the Pope accuses his critics of making doctrine into an ideology, ‘it is precisely Christian doctrine,’ Father Thomas Weinandy says, ‘that frees people from worldly ideologies and assures that they are actually preaching and teaching the authentic, life-giving Gospel.”
ㅤ”NYC terrorist was happy as he asked to hang ISIS flag in his hospital room,’ the President tweeted late Wednesday evening. ‘He killed 8 people, badly injured 12. SHOULD GET DEATH PENALTY.”
ㅤFull story at The Daily Caller, image from theresurgent(.com) • diversity visa, donald trump, extreme vetting, globalists, green cards, h-1b, isis, islamic state, national-security, potus, president, sayfullo habibullaevic saipov, travel ban, uzbek, vetting, visas, abu bakr al-baghdadi • Go here to reblog this post (browser only).
ㅤ”CBS New York reports that the man allegedly attacked the 13-year-old girl in Queens on her way home from school at 3:30 p.m. October 25 after she got off a commuter bus.
ㅤPolice say the suspect approached the girl from behind and when she turned around, he shouted the racial slur before throwing an unknown liquid substance on her face.
ㅤ’This is for you, white b–ch,’ he shouted before allegedly splashing the substance on her face.'”
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ㅤ”The Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee paid just over $1 million for the infamous Trump dossier, the opposition research firm behind the salacious document said on Wednesday.”
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ㅤ”Respondents were given six names as well as the options ‘undecided’ and ‘refused’ to answer the question, ‘If the Republican Primary for US Senate were held today and your choices were (read choices from below), who would you vote for?’ The names listed as options were former Arizona State Senator Kelli Ward, Rep. Martha McSally, former Rep. Matt Salmon, Rep. David Schweikert, former Rep. John Shadegg, and Arizona Board of Regents member Jay Heiler.
ㅤWard took the lead with 26.4 percent. Eight points behind was McSally with 18.6 percent. Salmon trailed with just 10.4 percent with the three other names polling in the low to mid-single digits. Undecideds were just 28 percent with ten months left until Arizona’s August 28, 2018, primary election day. Just over six percent refused to answer the question.”
ㅤ”When I was a senior in high school in New York City, interning as a production assistant on the set of the ‘Death of a Salesman’ TV film, he asked me to give him a foot massage my first day on set; I did. He was openly flirtatious, he grabbed my ass, he talked about sex to me and in front of me. One morning I went to his dressing room to take his breakfast order; he looked at me and grinned, taking his time. Then he said, ‘I’ll have a hard-boiled egg … and a soft-boiled clitoris.’ His entourage burst out laughing. I left, speechless. Then I went to the bathroom and cried.” — Anna Graham Hunter
ㅤô¿ô …Acosta is another dumbass libtard in denial. 100% of Democrats have made 100% of everything 100% political since Trump won the Presidency. It’s the stuff of legends.
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ㅤ”He said the country needs to come up with ‘punishment that’s far quicker and far greater than the punishment these animals are getting right now.’
ㅤ’They’ll go through court for years. At the end, they’ll be — who knows what happens. We need quick justice and we need strong justice, much quicker and much stronger than we have right now,’ he said. ‘Because what we have right now is a joke and it’s a laughing stock and no wonder so much of this stuff takes place.’
ㅤWhite House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during the Wednesday press briefing, however, disputed a reporter’s characterization that the President called the system of justice in this country a ‘joke.’ ‘That’s not what he said,’ she said. ‘He said the process has people calling us a joke and calling us a laughing stock.'”
ㅤ”Are you happy when you see a girl walking down the street with half of her behind showing? I say that when a girl walks about like that, it is a patriotic duty to sexually harass her and a national duty to rape her.” — Nabih al-Wahsh