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Make it simple, Democrats: How to tell the Trump impeachment story and speed it up, too

Make it simple, Democrats: How to tell the Trump impeachment story and speed it up, tooCentralize and simplify the impeachment narrative. Show how Trump's abuses relate to each other and how they started on the day he took his oath.



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Bernie Sanders says he'll tell us if aliens exist if elected president

Bernie Sanders says he'll tell us if aliens exist if elected presidentWhen Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders went on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast on Tuesday, the two spent an hour talking about  health care, Sanders' platform, climate change, yadda yadda. But in the last minute of the interview, they got to the real important issues: aliens. The public's obsession with finding the truth about extraterrestrial life (and the truth is out there) is nothing new. But who hasn't been on high alien alert since the news that people might actually try to storm Area 51 broke? Even if the Air Force tries to stop it, no one truly wants to throw their tin foil hats down in defeat. "If you got into the office, and you found out something about aliens, if you found out something about UFOs, would you let us know?" Rogan asked Sanders. While Sanders' area of expertise doesn't normally extend to the intergalactic issues (you can watch Rogan's interview with ex Blink-182 singer and UFOlogist Tom DeLonge for more of that,) he gave probably the safest answer he could."Well I tell you, my wife would demand I let you know," Sanders joked. His wife, like most of us, is also seeking that forbidden U.S. government knowledge, though Bernie admits he currently does not have access to that type of information. When Rogan asks if he will have access, or if he'll even let us know about the aliens, Sanders replies, "Alright, we'll announce it on the show. How's that?"Sanders isn't actually the only politician speaking out about the aliens — Congressman Mark Walker recently raised concerns that the Pentagon isn't properly responding to U.S. Navy sightings of UFOs.[h/t:Vice]   WATCH: Pornhub sees spike in searches for aliens, Area 51



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How to Tell If a Trump Supporter Is Racist

How to Tell If a Trump Supporter Is RacistEvery non-liberal leftist — that is, nearly every Democrat running for president, New York Times and Washington Post columnist, CNN and MSNBC host, and your left-wing brother-in-law — labels every Trump supporter and, of course, President Donald Trump, a “racist.”And they don’t stop there. Leftists don’t only label the half of the country that supports the president “racist,” they label all whites and America itself “racist.” If your son or daughter attends or recently attended an American university, it is close to certain he or she was repeatedly told that America and all whites are racist. According to the Left, whites are divided between those who admit they are racist and those who don’t admit it.Every conservative and many liberals know this is a big lie. The great question is: Do leftists believe it? It is impossible to know. But this we do know: If you repeat something often enough, and if your weltanschauung (worldview) and that which gives your life meaning are dependent upon believing something, you will eventually believe it.So here is a way to show it is a lie.Ask any white conservative, including one who supports Trump, the following three questions:1) Do you have more in common with, and are you personally more comfortable in the company of, a white leftist or a black conservative?2) Would you rather have nine white leftists or nine black conservatives on the U.S. Supreme Court?3) Would you rather your child marry a black Christian conservative or a white non-Christian liberal?A white racist would prefer the whites in each case.I have asked these questions of thousands of Trump supporters at lectures and on my radio show. Not once has a white Trump-supporting conservative said he or she would be more comfortable in the presence of a white leftist than a black conservative, or would prefer an all-white liberal Supreme Court to an all-black conservative Supreme Court. Not once has a white Christian conservative said he or she would prefer their child marry a white non-Christian liberal to a black Christian conservative.If you’re an honest leftist, this should present a powerful challenge to your belief that all white conservatives are racist.But it won’t. Leftists have too much at stake to confront the truth about conservatives. Everything the Left has ever believed has depended upon lying about opponents. From the day Stalin labeled Trotsky — who served as the head of the Red Army and who, along with Lenin, founded the Bolshevik Party — a “fascist,” leftists have lied about their opponents.Some liberals lie, and some conservatives lie, but the truth is both a liberal and conservative value. It has never been a left-wing value. Any leftist who would commit himself to the truth would cease being a leftist. He would either become an anti-Left liberal or an anti-Left conservative.“America is racist.” “Whites are racist.” “Trump supporters are racist.” These are all big lies.So, then, given how important it is to leftists to maintain the lie of conservative racism — along with xenophobia, misogyny, transphobia, and Islamophobia — how would they rebut conservatives’ answers to these questions?Presumably, they would argue that every conservative who responds to these questions as I described is lying.But these questions are important — no matter how much leftists ignore or dismiss them — because they perform an important service for conservatives.I know this from Jewish history. There was so much Jew-hatred in the medieval Christian world that Jews sometimes wondered if there was any truth to the attacks on them. When a whole society denigrates a group, members of the denigrated group start wondering whether any of the attacks on them have any truth. But when the charge of blood libel — that Jews killed Christian children to use their blood to bake matzos for Passover — arose, it liberated Jews from taking any of the anti-Semites’ attacks seriously. Every Jew knew the blood libel was a lie — Jews never consumed animal blood, let alone human blood.Every conservative knows his responses to these three questions are heartfelt and true, so these questions can help conservatives come to see the Left’s charge of conservative racism as medieval Jews came to see the anti-Semites’ blood-libel charge: as a lie.© 2019 Creators.com



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Fox News Host to Geraldo Rivera: I Can Tell You to Go Back to Where You Came From

Fox News Host to Geraldo Rivera: I Can Tell You to Go Back to Where You Came FromDefending Donald Trump’s repeated racist taunts at Democratic congresswomen of color, Fox News host Pete Hegseth told correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera on Friday morning that it would be perfectly fine for him to utilize the president’s “go back to where you came from” message on him.A day after Trump sorta disavowed the racist “send her back!” chant his rally crowd launched at Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rivera appeared on Fox & Friends and said he was “glad the president has said” he didn’t like the chants. At the same time, Rivera noted that the president’s original tweets targeting the “Squad” tapped into an “old racist trope,” something the longtime Trump pal had criticized the president for days earlier.“Geraldo, but you, like many, have accused him of racism,” Hegseth replied. “But if you go back and look at that tweet, he’s not talking about race, he’s talking about whether or not you love this country and appreciate it. And if you don’t appreciate it and don’t love it, and don’t want to work to make it better, then maybe you could consider going somewhere else. There’s plenty of countries on Earth.”How the Ilhan Omar Marriage Smear Went From Fever Swamp to TrumpRivera, who is of Puerto Rican heritage, shot back at his colleague, yelling “what the hell” before pointing out that all four congresswomen—Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Omar—are citizens of the United States. Hegseth, meanwhile, said he would have no problem if someone personally told him he could love it or leave it.“Intolerable—you cannot say that,” Rivera responded.“You could totally say it,” Hegseth, an informal adviser to Trump, asserted.“You can’t say it to me,” Rivera fired back.“Well, I could say it to you,” the Fox & Friends host countered.Rivera went on to recount the number of “street fights” he had in his younger years because he’s Puerto Rican, claiming he routinely heard people telling him to go back to where he came from even though he was born in New York. Hegseth brushed that off while continuing to insist that Trump is not referencing race but instead the lawmakers’ “principles” and “lack of gratitude.”“A lot of people aren’t grateful to be here,” Rivera declared. “Gratitude is not a requirement of citizenship.”Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast hereGet our top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now!Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the stories that matter to you. Learn more.



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Legalize it, marijuana advocates tell Congress

Legalize it, marijuana advocates tell CongressMarijuana, the subject of a Wednesday hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, has become increasingly uncontroversial, with even a majority of Republicans in a 2018 poll saying they wanted the drug made legal.



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Buttigieg asked to tell black residents in South Bend to 'stop committing crime and doing drugs'

Buttigieg asked to tell black residents in South Bend to 'stop committing crime and doing drugs'An audience member in Iowa decided to offer Pete Buttigieg a possible solution to racial controversy in South Bend by suggesting black residents should stop committing crime.



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Did Paul Manafort outmaneuver Robert Mueller? His sentencing Wednesday will tell.

Did Paul Manafort outmaneuver Robert Mueller? His sentencing Wednesday will tell.Manafort avoided a trial that would have exposed his ties to criminal elements in Ukraine and positioned himself well for future mercy from Trump.



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Michael Cohen: Trump did not ‘directly’ tell me to lie to Congress about Moscow project

Michael Cohen: Trump did not ‘directly’ tell me to lie to Congress about Moscow projectMichael Cohen provided a detailed account of a crucial and disputed element of his business dealings with President Trump in his testimony before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday. Cohen, who was Trump’s longtime personal attorney and an executive at the president’s real estate company up until he took office, said Trump did not explicitly tell him to lie to Congress about the scope of their efforts to build a skyscraper in Moscow.



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Trump's ex-fixer Cohen says he is keen to tell his story in public

Trump's ex-fixer Cohen says he is keen to tell his story in publicIn brief comments after a full day of closed-door testimony in the Senate, Cohen said he would make his public case on Wednesday for why Americans should believe him over Trump. Cohen is expected to provide details about hush-money payments made to two women who said they had sexual affairs with Trump, and about Trump’s efforts to secure a real estate project in Moscow even as he was running for president in 2016, a source familiar with the matter said. Cohen will also offer first-hand anecdotes to illustrate Trump’s “lies, racism and cheating” during the decade Cohen worked for the real estate mogul, and provide “evidence of criminal conduct” since Trump became president, the source said.



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Obama joined by Curry to tell minority boys 'you matter'

Obama joined by Curry to tell minority boys 'you matter'OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry told a roomful of minority boys on Tuesday that they matter and urged them to make the world a better place.



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