Kentucky Senator Rand Paul wants to have it both ways. He wants to be the edgy anti-establishment libertarian in Washington, D.C., while at the same time being buddy buddy with the entire Republican establishment. In his latest grandstanding attempt to show the world that he has the same principles as his dad, Rand took to the airwaves announcing that he was going to stall and block Paul Ryan’s omnibus spending bill.
But his threats to stall the spending bill quickly turned to empty words after a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Instead of actually being effective and delaying the bill like he said he would, Rand chose to simply vote no, which did exactly zero to hinder the bill, which ended up passing the Senate with 65 votes in the affirmative.
Prior to voting no, Rand spent hours on Twitter posting snarky tweets about all the bad things in the omnibus bill.
Well here it is, all 2,232 budget-busting pages. The House already started votes on it. The Senate is expected to soon. No one has read it. Congress is broken… pic.twitter.com/izvJlUEgUM
— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) March 22, 2018
It’s easy to be tough on Twitter, and to get attention that way. It’s a lot harder to actually get things done and to stand up to people like Mitch McConnell. This move by Rand proves that he is no longer the anti-establishment hero many of us thought he was.
He is instead just another grandstanding pawn of the establishment.
After Facebook Censors ANTIFA Warning Video, Georgia Congressional Front-Runner Doubles Down with TV Ad Buy
Marjorie Greene will not stop exposing ANTIFA no matter the consequences.
Georgia GOP Congressional candidate Marjorie Greene is doubling down after Facebook censored her video calling out ANTIFA domestic terrorists and refused to allow her to promote it on their monopoly platform.
“This content also violates our violence and incitement policy within our Community Standards. You can read more about that here. This post will be removed,“ Facebook told Greene’s campaign after they attempted to promote a video about the far-left terror group.
This is the video released by Greene that Facebook does not want you to see:
Even though social media has censored her message, she is continuing to push the message about the evils of ANTIFA, a group which has supplanted ISIS as the top threat to the American national security. She released an explosive new ad that could potentially potentially millions of Georgians before the upcoming primary election next week.
“ANTIFA terrorists have declared war on America,” Greene says in the ad. “Rioting, looting and burning our cities. George Soros, Hollywood elites, and Joe Biden’s staff are funding ANTIFA.”
“I have a message for ANTIFA terrorists,” she said as she locked and loaded her rifle. “Stay out of Northwest Georgia. You won’t burn our churches, loot our businesses or destroy our homes. It’s time to take our country back, save America, stop socialism!”
The full ad can be seen here:
— Advertising Analytics (@Ad_Analytics) June 5, 2020
Moreso than perhaps any other candidate running for office in the United States, Greene’s messaging is congruent with the White House with regards to ANTIFA. President Trump and Attorney General Bill Barr recently announced that they would be treating ANTIFA as a terrorist organization, a move that Big League Politics has been advocating for years.
The United States of America will be designating ANTIFA as a Terrorist Organization.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 31, 2020
“It is time to stop watching the violence and to confront and stop it. The continued violence and destruction of property endangers the lives and livelihoods of others, and interferes with the rights of peaceful protesters, as well as all other citizens,” Attorney General Bill Barr said in a statement about the violence.
“It also undercuts the urgent work that needs to be done – through constructive engagement between affected communities and law enforcement leaders – to address legitimate grievances. Preventing reconciliation and driving us apart is the goal of these radical groups, and we cannot let them succeed,” he continued.
Greene is running for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in Georgia’s 14th Congressional district against several competitors. The primary election is set to take place on June 9.
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