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I am thrilled to announce that Bryce Reeves has decided to run for the VA-07 Congressional district against the phony Abigail Spanberger. Bryce is the guy to unseat this “regressive,” illiberal phony. If you have the means, please donate to his campaign. He is the kind of conservative that we all want in Washington. Here’s […]

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 https://www.npr.org/2021/10/20/1047384050/behind-murky-claim-of-a-new-hypersonic-missile-test-there-lies-a-very-real-arms- So China has built and is testing hypersonic weapons that could easily take out all our carriers and almost certainly our power grid in one stroke, and we have no defence against it.  Preview Open

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Ricochet.com Editor-in-Chief Jon Gabriel is in for Jim.  Today, Jon and Greg welcome polls showing just a 4-6 point lead for the Democrat in the New Jersey governor’s race. They also have plenty to say as emails show the National School Board Association and the Biden administration were in contact well before the NSBA publicly asked for the administration’s help in declaring parents domestic terrorists and the Justice Department turned the FBI loose on those same parents. And they have fun with the argument from some on the left that trees need legal rights.

 

Washington State Lawmaker Locked Out of the Capitol

 

Would anyone like to hazard a guess as to why Republican Rep. Jim Walsh, from the Grays Harbor city of Aberdeen, has had his keycard to the Capitol buildings canceled? Anyone?

Yes, the reason is that Walsh has not presented the required papers to the state indicating that he has been vaccinated against the CCP virus. The state health Nazi edict that all state employees must be vaccinated or lose their jobs has resulted in the termination of about 1,800 state employees. Not all those employees were terminated — many quit voluntarily. Do you understand what that means in the state of Washington? It means that many well-paid state employees gave up their cushy jobs and state pensions to resist the Democrat government’s edict that they must submit to an invasive medical procedure to keep their jobs.

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I know I am 6 days late, like most hard working conservatives I am busy, so forgive my tardiness. Last week’s Ricochet podcast the guys touched on a very interesting subject IMO… Do we need another party? I am shocked at how I completely disagree with Peter! LOL Typically, I am on the same paragraph […]

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Ricochet.com Editor-in-Chief Jon Gabriel is in for Jim today.  Join Greg and Jon as they welcome Sen. Sinema’s demands of no tax hikes on corporations, individuals, or capital gains. They also hammer Pres. Biden for pushing for the guaranteed boondoggle of high-speed rail, but Biden also admits the real goal is to get your car off the road. And they cringe as Democrats in Virginia take another swing at loosening absentee ballot rules.

 

This week on JobMakers, host Denzil Mohammed talks with John Dearie, founder and president of the Center for American Entrepreneurship, a Washington, D.C.-based research, policy and advocacy organization. Immigration is core to his mission to build a policy environment that promotes entrepreneurship because he knows all too well that the United States was and continues to be built by entrepreneurial immigrants who had the drive and determination to pick up, leave everything they know behind, and build a new life in a new homeland. So to John, it is no surprise they are twice as likely to take another risk: start a business. He’s also seen across the country frustration among business owners, both U.S.-born and foreign-born, at an immigration system that works against this country’s interest. Why? Because it doesn’t seek to actively attract or retain talent from the rest of the world. John sees the decline in U.S. entrepreneurship and believes that more immigration, not less, would power the nation’s economy and innovation, which have made us the global leader. Instead, he’s seeing an unnecessarily partisan and toxic approach to immigration that, he says, harms us all and is inherently unamerican, as you’ll discover in this week’s JobMakers.

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Join Jim and Greg as they enjoy watching Terry McAuliffe make mistake after mistake in the homestretch of the Virginia governor’s race. They also welcome a Wall Street Journal report on the simple reality that only fossil fuels can meet our energy needs in terms of abundance and cost but fume that Democrats insist on pursuing policies that are not realistic and are sending prices much higher. And they they wince as reports suggest Democrats appear to be closing in on a consensus for a $2 trillion spending binge on far left priorities.

 

Democrats and the Politics of Scarcity

 

One chilly night, the president lowered the White House thermostat, put on a cardigan, and gave the American people a stern talking-to. We enjoyed too much abundance for too long and it was time to pay for our profligacy.

“The oil and natural gas that we rely on for 75 percent of our energy are simply running out,” Jimmy Carter said in 1977. “We could use up all the proven reserves of oil in the entire world by the end of the next decade.” The only way to prevent catastrophe was “strict conservation” and a willingness to “make sacrifices.”

Join Jim and Greg for a very special podcast!  First, they see reason to be optimistic about 2022 as three powerful House Democrats decide not to seek re-election. They also have plenty to say as Dems start telling Americans that the supply chain crisis just means we’ll have to stop whining and lower our expectations.  They marvel at Jen Psaki’s response to reports the Chinese may have fired off a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile. Finally, they raise a glass to 11 years of the 3 Martini Lunch!

Glad Someone Finally Said It

 

Blastfax kudos to Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) for coming out and saying what everybody knows is true but nobody wants to admit.

We are living with exactly what Democrats want.
They want higher gas prices.
They want open borders.
They want massive spending.
They want to make people dependent on government.

Yes, this is what Democrats want. All of it. And they also want the Government to monitor your bank account, the Government to tax you for every mile you drive, the Government to indoctrinate your children that white people are responsible for every injustice in the world, and the Government to label you a domestic terrorist if you speak up against any of it. (OK, to be fair, an awful lot of Republicans want open borders and massive spending, too.) They would also be perfectly happy to keep Covid restrictions in place forever, and, to those who are complaining about the scarcity and high cost of consumer goods, the Democrats and the Washington Post, have a simple message: “Stop complaining and lower your expectations, you peasants.”

A Happy Warrior?

 

I want to be a happy warrior.

I’m greatly troubled by the state of our country. I know that I’m not alone in this. I’ve found it easy to lose hope, at least briefly. But I worry that if I give in to the counsel of despair, I won’t be able to find the motivation to make whatever small contribution may be within my power.

Join Jim and Greg as they cheer Bari Weiss for stating six major truths on CNN about how the left is driving the world insane. They also chronicle how Democrats are asking black churches in Virginia to play videos of Kamala Harris explicitly urging them to vote for Terry McAuliffe. They shudder at reports that destitute Afghans are selling their children to pay debts. And they honor the life of former Secretary of State and former retired Army Gen. Colin Powell.

 

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Three statements, posted on the Senate web pages of Senator Manchin (D-WV) and Senator Sanders (S-VT) are worth reading. Each address the Xiden-Socialist scheme to truly transform America through the means of one massive piece of legislation fraudulently styled a budget reconciliation bill for the purpose of evading the Senate 60 vote cloture rule. They […]

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On the latest “Mad Dogs And Englishmen” podcast, Charlie CW Cooke repeated the lie about Trump saying people should drink bleach to cure COVID. Apparently he really believes Trump said it, not that the media LIED that he said it, and it makes me wonder how many people still believe the lies about Trump rather […]

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Join Jim and Greg as they welcome the egregiously overdue end of the travel ban to the U.S. for vaccinated people from the UK and the European Union. They also shudder after finding out Loudoun County, Virginia, schools have failed to reported abuse incidents for years and that Democrats in the Virginia legislature made it easier to cover up these problems just last year. And they react to the news that Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg has been on leave for the past two months while the supply chain crisis grew worse.

 

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Supply problems translate to bare shelves in some stores, crime is high,  woke prosecutors won’t prosecute “minor” crimes causing some retail stores to close down due to rampant shoplifting, educators go insane with woke ideology, the government tries to take a hard line on COVID vaccination which just causes many people to dig their heels […]

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