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“There is good reason to be optimistic about Republicans’ chances in the 2018 midterm elections – and the 2020 elections as well.”

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2018: The Surprising Republican Opportunity

2018: The Surprising Republican Opportunity

Fox News
May 24, 2018
Newt Gingrich

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Despite the Democratic hopes for a “blue wave”, there is good reason to be optimistic about Republicans’ chances in the 2018 midterm elections – and the 2020 elections as well.
I think Republicans stand to gain four to six seats in the Senate, and while we may lose some seats in the House, we will still keep control. I think we could potentially do even better – and there are plenty of reasons to support this belief.
Every Republican candidate should pay attention to – and be very encouraged by – the recent Reuter’s poll that found Republicans leading the 2018 generic ballot. According to Reuters, 39 percent of registered voters, when asked last week, reported that they would vote for Republicans in November. This is compared to 36.7 percent who said they would support Democrats. This more than 2-point lead is significant when you consider that in early April Democrats were leading by more than 10 points. A swing of 12 points is a big deal.
I have no doubt the Republican surge is happening because the left-wing media is finding it harder and harder to ignore the positive outcomes of the Trump administration’s policies. As I point out in my new book, Trump’s America: The Truth About Our Nation’s Great Comeback, under President Trump, we have seen ISIS effectively destroyed, we have seen the biggest tax cut in 31 years, the lowest unemployment rate in 17 years – the lowest Black unemployment rate in our history – and one of the healthiest, robust stock markets in decades.
Furthermore, on May 21 Gallup reported that Americans’ optimism about the ability to find good jobs is at a record high. According to Gallup, “67 percent of Americans believe that now is a good time to find a quality job in the U.S., the highest percentage in 17 years of Gallup polling. Optimism about the availability of good jobs has grown by 25 percentage points since Donald Trump was elected president.”
This finding, combined with the dividends from more than a year of Republican leadership, totally validate the Trump administration’s economic policies and totally repudiate the arguments of the so-called experts and left-wing politicians and pundits who have spent the last 17 months misleading the American people about how the economy works. (By the way, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is estimating 4.1 percent economic growth for the second quarter of 2018. In 2016, these same experts said this was nearly impossible).
The fact is, when you combine the massive Trump-Republican deregulation effort, the tax cuts, and a Republican agenda that is being fueled and guided by innovation, America’s future looks very bright. By virtually every major metric, America is becoming great again – and Americans are starting to feel it.
However, as I also discuss in Trump’s America, the comeback is not guaranteed. Republicans – officials and citizens alike – must realize that we are in a real fight. It is a political-cultural civil war. The forces on the Left are bitterly opposed to President Trump and those who support him because they genuinely want to change this country into something other than America. They see their supposed blue wave collapsing, and they will not go down quietly.
This is not a fight that will end in a compromise. One side will win, and one side will lose. Republicans must not get complacent or allow their enthusiasm or energy to falter. Every time a Republican candidate is asked by media about the supposed blue wave, they should push back. They should point out every way that Republicans have made – and will continue to make – life better for all Americans.
Republicans everywhere should take the recent improvement in American attitudes as a clear signal to continue pushing forward with smart, common sense solutions that make Americans’ lives better. The Left will continue to try to wage niche social fights fueled by identity politics and zany socialist principles.
Let them.
Republicans must stay above the nonsense, fight the fights that matter, and keep delivering good outcomes for the American people. This is the only pathway to success in 2018 and beyond.
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Karl Marx – Who Was He?

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Karl Marx’s Legacy: More Than 100 Million Dead

Originally published at Fox News

Karl Marx is being celebrated by Chinese president Xi Jinping as the “greatest thinker of modern times.” Western academics are celebrating Marx as a historic critic of the modern world.
Karl Marx’s Legacy: More Than 100 Million DeadYet what all the pro-Marxist, pro-socialist speakers ignore is the human cost of Marxism.
In the name of Marx, Lenin established a police state which killed millions. Stalin succeeded Lenin and proved even more ruthless and committed to killing. Hitler led the National Socialist German Workers’ (Nazi) Party and socialism was central to his taking over the German economy and the German state – a fact the Left makes every effort to avoid. Mao was the deadliest Marxist of all and killed an uncounted number of millions to impose his will on China. Castro turned a prosperous Cuba into a tragic police state in the name of Marxism-Leninism. Venezuela has been shattered by socialism.
The academic Left and its news media and Hollywood acolytes cannot confront the horrifying record of Marxism’s endless inhumanity.
This would be a good year to begin educating all those who have been lied to by the American academic infatuation with Marxism.
We need a TV series on Marxism (and its evolution through Leninism, Stalinism, Maoism, Castroism, etc.) so that Americans can come to grips with the horrors of centralized government and the cost of tyranny.
The desire of those with power to get more and more power seems insatiable.
Our Founding Fathers understood this and designed the Constitution to distribute power so no one person could establish a dictatorship. American exceptionalism is the opposite of Leninism.
Lenin used Marx analysis and rhetoric to justify establishing a secret police-controlled totalitarian system. Within a remarkably few years, he had centralized authority and begun to lock up, torture, and kill his critics. When Lenin died, Stalin took his system of centralized power and refined it with even more brutality. Literally millions were starved to death as a matter of policy to break the middle class farmers. As an example of the grip Marxism had on the American news media and intellectuals at the time, the New York Times reporter in Moscow conspired with other reporters to avoid covering the famine and the mass deaths. Diana West’s American Betrayal cites the evidence of this deliberate coverup.
Left-wing American academics have always had a soft spot for Marxist regimes. One of the most widely read economic textbook writers and the first American to win a Nobel Prize in economics, Paul Samuelson, told college students in the 1961 edition of his best selling Economics: An Introductory Analysis textbook, that the Soviet Union’s economy was growing faster than the United States’ economy (never true). This incorrect information continued to appear in subsequent editions of the book for more than two decades. Today the Left argues that Marxism didn’t fail in the Soviet Union, only the way the Russians tried to implement it failed.
In fact, I was told by someone who was at a dinner with Mikhail Gorbachev and a group of academics that when one of them made that argument Gorbachev responded, “you would have to be an American professor to believe that.”
Hitler studied the Lenin-Stalin police state and modeled much of his own totalitarianism on their design. There was a lot of the KGB in the design of the Gestapo. The central power of the state and its authority over people was central to Lenin, Stalin, Hitler, and Mao. The individual human disappeared in the search for historic power and control.
We are about to witness a fascinating experiment in whether Marxism with big data can work. Xi Jinping is implementing a system by which Chinese people are heavily surveilled and assigned citizenship ratings based on their social media activity, patriotism, productivity, fitness routines, and other behaviors. Those with low scores can be barred from commercial flights, some trains, or from having their children enrolled in some schools.
Deng Xiaoping saved the Chinese communists from popular rejection by advocating a system of free enterprise within the communist structure after Mao’s death. He argued that unless the Chinese economy was dramatically improved, China would not prosper. Further, he understood that if the system didn’t reward the Chinese people, there would be a widespread rejection of the Communist Party.
In his famous Southern Tour of China in January and February of 1992, Deng made the case for free markets in which productivity – not politics – decided winners and losers.
Now Xi Jinping is reversing the market-oriented decentralization of Deng. As he made clear in his recent speech on Marx (have your web browser translate it), he regards Marx – not Adam Smith – as the central guide for China’s future.
If indeed Marxism has defeated Deng Xiaoping in the corridors of Chinese power, we are in for a terrible experiment in tyranny. I wrote about President Xi Jinping’s aggressive power gathering in China, in my new book, Trump’s America: The Truth About Our Nation’s Great Comeback. I will doubtlessly write more on this in future columns, but for the moment, simply note that no experiment in Marxism has come out well.
Centralized control leads people to lie and cheat. Lying and cheating leads to the leadership demanding more secret police with more rules and more punishment. The system becomes a downward spiral in which humans are sacrificed to the power of the few.
This is Marx’s legacy, and President Xi should study it carefully before taking China off the path of economic growth and onto the path of tyrannical growth.
Your Friend,
Newt
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The most disturbing thing on TV. Your children are the target audience.

The most disturbing thing on TV. Your children are the target
audience.

 

Despite pleas from pro-family groups to cancel the second season of the original
Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, it was released May 18. All 13 hours of it. At one
time. For the whole world to devour … or be devoured by.

Season 2 is a continuation of the first season of the series that was based on a young
adult novel by Jay Asher. Season1 focused on the graphic suicide of teenager Hannah
Baker who slits her wrists in a bathtub full of water. Her decision to end her life is
explained through a collection of cassette tapes that she leaves behind blaming the
people responsible for her death.

Season 2 picks up months after Hannah’s suicide, and characters are seen dealing with
the aftermath of her death; a lawsuit and court case make up the overarching storyline.
This time the focus is sexual assault, and suicide takes a back seat. But sadly the filth
and gratuitous content from season 1 is only exacerbated in season 2.

Both seasons have received mixed reviews – some praising the writers and creators for
their efforts to address taboo topics and bring awareness to sensitive and relevant issues
such as mental illness, teen suicide, substance abuse, and sexual assault while others are
calling for the series to be removed from Netflix because of the detrimental effect it is
having on young people and their families.

Take, for example, the Bright family from Alabaster, Alabama. Fourteen-year-old Anna Bright
committed suicide after binge-watching the first season of 13 Reasons Why. She patterned
her suicide after Hannah Baker’s. Bella Herndon and Priscilla Chiu, both 15-year-olds from
California, also took their own lives after watching the first season, as did a 23-year-old
Peruvian man who also left behind recordings similar to those Hannah left behind.

More recently, a Florida mother spoke out blaming the series for her teen daughter’s suicide
attempt on Mother’s Day. According to Fox News, “The teenager sent a video of her cutting
herself … and reportedly complained that ‘it’s taking too long. … It’s not like on 13 Reasons.'”

But if the reports of those deaths are not enough to convince you of the darkness and evil that
enshroud this series, AFA’s Rebecca Grace has written a compelling blog which exposes the
dark, disturbing and demonic content found in season 2 of 13 Reasons Why.

Do all you can to help stop it. Join us in our efforts. Use your voice to be part of the solution, not
your silence that ignores the problem.

  1. If you haven’t already, sign a petition to Netflix demanding the streaming
    giant pull both seasons 1 and 2 of 13 Reasons Why.
  2. Learn more about the dangers of 13 Reasons Why. Read Rebecca Grace’s
    cautionary blog on AFA’s blog site, The Stand.
  3. Share this alert with your family, friends and church members, especially
    those who have children at home.
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Tommy Robinson. A warning to Progressive liberal Lefties (Democrats)-This is where America will be in 50-60 years

This is where America will be in 50-60 years or
sooner if the Muslim incursion
and Sharia are
not stopped in this country NOW!


PAY ATTENTION TO WHAT SHE HAS TO SAY!

What the Muslims did in Lebanon, is exacatly what they are attempting to do
in America use our laws against us! CAIR needs to be eliminated in America,
they are a terrorist organization anywhere else, here they are allowed to go
into our schools and sell their Islam and Sharia law. We have to give them
rooms and time to pray in school, but out own children are not allowed to
pray in school.

Took them 30 years in Lebanon to totally change
the country!

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With a summit meeting between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un seemingly back on track, voter worries about a nuclear attack from North Korea continue to fade. But Democrats still fear the president is making things worse.

President Trump last week signed a series of executive orders that, among other things, makes it easier to fire unionized federal workers. That’s something most Americans agree is too difficult to do.

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Today’s Top Stories
June 01, 2018

Dinesh D’Souza on Pardon by Pres. Trump: He Told Me ‘You Got Screwed’

Gutfeld Acosta

‘Stuck in a Prison of His Own Making’: Gutfeld Calls Out Top Example of Media Hypocrisy

Martin Short

Martin Short: Trump Supporters Will Feel ‘Shame’ Like Those Who Backed Joe McCarthy

Huckabee on Criticism of His Daughter: Sarah Knows Her ‘Ultimate Judge’ Will Be God, Not a Comedian

Hannity on Report Feds Considering Charging McCabe: ‘The Walls of the Deep State Are Collapsing’

Hannity

Judge Jeanine on Samantha Bee’s Rant: ‘I’ve Never Seen Such Intolerant Haters!’

Regan on Samantha Bee’s Attack on Ivanka: ‘Maybe TBS Should Take a Page From ABC’s Book’

Former Speaker Boehner: There Is No Republican Party, There’s Only a ‘Trump Party’

Tucker: Trump ‘Convinced Democratic Party to Completely Destroy Itself’

Tucker Carlson

Patti Blagojevich Praises Trump: Mueller, Comey ‘Perverted the Law Against My Family’ Too

Patti Blagojevich

‘They Save the Worst for the Women’: The Five on ‘Liberal Feminist’ Sam Bee’s Attack on Ivanka

Sam Bee

Campos-Duffy on Samantha Bee: ‘Racism and Sexism Are Tools for Power’ in Leftist Politics

Samantha Bee

Tomi Lahren: Trump Supporters Should Not Justify Roseanne’s ‘Indefensible’ Tweet

‘Like Heck He’s Gonna Debate Me!’: Giuliani Calls Out ‘Left-Wing TV Star’ Attorney Michael Avenatti

Rudy Giuliani slammed 'left-wing TV star' Michael Avenatti during an appearance on 'Hannity' on Wednesday.

‘America’s Newsroom’ With Bill Hemmer and Sandra Smith to Expand to 3 Hours

Starting Monday June 11, Fox News Channel will expand its signature morning news program -- 'America’s Newsroom,' co-anchored by Bill Hemmer and Sandra Smith -- to three hours.

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Tom Fitton: Obama may have Conspired with Foreign Governments to Target Trump

Judicial Watch' />

May 31, 2018- JW President Tom Fitton appeared on “Lou Dobbs Tonight” on
the Fox Business Network to discuss former Obama adviser Ben Rhodes’ new
book, “The World As It Is” and Spygate.

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https://www.judicialwatch.org/press-room/in-the-news/tom-fitton-obama-may-conspired-foreign-governments-target-trump/

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