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Assault on America, Day 50: Is Bernie Sanders the wave of America’s future?

Bernie Sanders will never be president. The fact he’s frequently mentioned as one of a few likely frontrunners in the 2020 Democrat presidential race is a poor reflection on a party that’s quickly slipping its tether to reality. How low will the Democrats sink? Time will reveal.

Trump Is On Solid Legal Ground In Declaring A Border Emergency To Build A Wall

Sean Davis, The Federalist

Many commentators who have expounded on the legality of Trump’s decision have declared, without any statutory basis, that there is simply no border emergency, therefore everything Trump is doing on the matter is illegal. Some claim that the emergency does not require the use of a wall. Others claim that a wall does not constitute a military construction project. As demonstrated above, the plain text of the underlying statutes requires a neutral arbiter to reject these legal claims in their entirety.

Long Before The Left, Conservatives Pioneered Small-Donor, Grassroots Fundraising Part 1 of 2

By Richard A Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
The New York Times has been printing breathless accounts for the past two years about how the Democrats and the Left have been clobbering the Republicans in small-dollar (under $200) fundraising donations.  The intended message is clear:  The Democrats are “the party of the people.”  Well, as Paul Harvey used to say, “Here’s the rest of the story.”

The Fabrications That Almost Succeeded In Overthrowing President Trump

Andrew McCabe would have us all believe that HE believed the Steele “dirty dossier” and other purported contacts between the Trump campaign and various Russians or Russian-affiliated persons, even though he knew almost all those contacts were set-ups orchestrated by the Hillary Clinton campaign, the FBI and various other organs of the Obama administration.

Assault on America, Day 49: Petrified Pelosi threatens ‘national emergency’ on gun violence

Democrats don’t need to advocate for taking away Americans’ gun rights but they do it anyway. Whether it’s for political considerations or just a plain “we’ve got to do something” sense of urgency, Democrats are on the wrong side of history with this issue. Who will stop them?

Assault on America, Day 48: Critics pounce but Trump did the right thing on national emergency

Politics is a nasty business, especially when elements of both sides care more about pleasing their powers-that-be than satisfying the will of the citizenry. Trump represents the “forgotten” people. He made the right call on the national emergency and we can only hope he’ll keep his negotiating skills intact.

Yes, There Is A National Emergency On Our Southern Border

Yes, we have a national emergency on our southern border when illegal aliens kill thousands of Americans every year and in southern Arizona’s Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, nearly half of all trails and sites are completely closed to the public due to high levels of illegal immigration and smuggling activities.

Assault on America, Day 47: Will the ruling class ever get serious about cutting spending?

If Democrats ever achieve large majorities in Congress and elect a party president the real fun begins. With their Green New Deal, Medicare for All and universal college tuition on the wish list, the sky’s the limit. All the more reason why Republicans should get their spending acts together today.

The Ruling Class’s Interference in Our Democracy

George Neumayr, The American Spectator

That politicized members of the FBI, operating like a rogue agency in a Third World country, wanted to void the election in effect doesn’t concern members of the media and the ruling class in the slightest. From the moment of Trump’s election, they have treated him as illegitimate and cheered every attempt to subvert his constitutional authority. All of this constitutes a much more serious threat or our democracy than anything Russia might have tried. It amounts to an attempt by a self-appointed ruling class to wrest democracy away from the people.

Why Trump will win the wall fight

Jonathan Turley, The Hill

Congress has never been particularly concerned over past declared emergencies, which have continued with perfunctory annual renewals. Congress has the authority to rescind the national emergency declaration of Trump with a vote of both chambers. The legislative branch should do so. If Congress cannot muster the votes, however, a federal judge is unlikely to do so. Simply put, the courts were not created to protect Congress from itself. Congress has been heading to hell for decades, and it is a bit late to complain about the destination.

Why we should thank Andrew McCabe for his dishonorable service

Michael Goodwin, New York Post

McCabe has reminded us once again that there really is a powerful deep state, and that there has not been a full accounting of rampant FBI misconduct during the presidential campaign of 2016. There is also still too much we don’t know about the role top aides to then-President Barack Obama and higher-ups in the Justice Department played in spying on the Trump campaign and leaks of classified information for partisan purposes. In short, what is arguably the greatest scandal in the history of America remains mostly hidden from the public.

Can Any Of These Democrat Goofs Beat Trump?

Kurt Schlichter, Townhall

The way the states are polarized means that any zombie Dem is going to get a ton of electoral votes. California will vote for whatever clown the donkeys nominate as part of its “hit bottom/keep digging” program. New York, which recently passed legislation to protect its citizens from the threat of viable infants, will clearly choose whichever pinko the party picks. But in the battleground states, will these glorified hamsters play? Nope. Trump doesn’t need to do much to grab the vital center and win except to stand there saying, “Socialism? Really?”

President Trump And Texas Governor Greg Abbott Can Use The Constitution To Build The Wall

Article IV, Section 4 of the Constitution provides that the United States shall protect each state against invasion and domestic violence. With 369,000 illegal aliens arrested along the Texas – Mexico border last year and over 189,000 crimnal aliens arrested in Texas during the past decade Gov. Abbott has a textbook case for a request for assistance to repell the invaison and violence.

A Fake Border Security Bill

The worst parts of this bill are those elements that undermine the case for the declaration of an emergency at the border. That is the only way the Wall is going to get built, because it is clear that President Trump is not going to get any help from Capitol Hill’s Republican “leadership” and if the Wall is going to be built it will be done only through executive action.

Assault on America, Day 44: 2020 Democrats to run the impossible gamut of past and present

Political campaigns are always fascinating to watch as they evolve from beginning to close. Candidates must move with the flow as new revelations and events occur to change the narrative the media presents. For Democrats in 2020, that process starts now -- and it won’t end… ever.

Trump Weighing All Options For Wall Funding

It is clear that Capitol Hill’s establishment  Republicans have once again let down President Trump and the GOP’s conservative – populist base. The President is now weighing "alternative options" for building a border wall. It would be great if the Capitol Hill GOP would fight for the Wall, but if they won't President Trump should build it without them.

Congress Must #ReadTheDeal Before Voting

A 14-day continuing resolution would allow the House to go on their scheduled district work period and return to D.C. with a full week to work through amendments that will be needed by the Senate and White House to get the bill passed and signed into law.

Assault on America, Day 43: GOP leaders’ wimp out on border wall leaves few options for Trump

Short on options, it’s said Trump will sign the bad deal sent him by his party leaders on Capitol Hill. If the president hopes to get a barrier constructed, he’ll need to do so by other means. It just goes to show, once again, the GOP leadership simply can’t be trusted. Don’t go there anymore.

Political Journalists Are Trying To Gaslight America

David Harsanyi, The Federalist

Trump says a lot of things, like claiming Mexico will pay for the border wall, and every reporter treats his political statements as if they are chiseled into a stone. They mock those who argue that Trump should be taken seriously, not literally. Yet Ocasio-Cortez can send out a FAQ and alleged journalists will claim that it never existed because it wasn’t part of a congressional bill. In reality, Ocasio-Cortez never walked the ideas back. Instead, it seems there was a move from rank bias to amateur gaslighting.

Capitol Hill GOP Caves On Border Wall Deal

President Trump may be on to the Republicans’ lack of fire in the belly for the Wall when he panned the deal yesterday during a cabinet meeting and said, “I’m adding things to it.” It is clear to us where the problem lies in getting the Wall funded and built – with Capitol Hill Republicans where it has always been.