Former HUD secretary Julián Castro’s long-shot Democratic presidential ambitions are fizzling fast, as he failed to qualify for the debate that is scheduled to take place later in the month.
This comes following an announcement from the Castro campaign that they would not be able to continue their campaign into primary season unless they qualified for this debate. Now that he has failed to do so, the campaign is all but doomed.
“The truth is, for our campaign, these debates have offered our only guaranteed opportunity to share my vision with the American people. If I can’t make the next debate stage, we cannot sustain a campaign that can make it to Iowa in February,” his campaign wrote to its supporters last month.
The candidates who have qualified for the debate that is scheduled to take place on Nov. 20 in Georgia include former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Kamala Harris, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Cory Booker, Billionaire Tom Steyer, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard. Castro will not be among them.
Castro has attempted to gain a following by making wild statements to establish himself as the most left-wing individual in the field. He has argued for reparations for slavery in a pathetic attempt to reach out to minority voters.
He has also shown a willingness to excuse violent crimes from illegal aliens, as he calls for amnesty and the flooding of the U.S. southern border with the refuse of the third world.
“Let me begin the answer to that question by saying – look – all of us know as human beings, regardless of circumstance, whether people are rich or poor, no matter the color of their skin, what their background is, people commit crime: crime happens,” Castro said at a Fox News town hall in June.
His brother, Joaquin, a U.S. Congressman from Texas, even doxxed Trump supporters this summer in the hopes that they would be targeted by violent left-wing extremists such as ANTIFA.
At the very least @Castro4Congress is inviting harassment of these private citizens. At worst, he’s encouraging violence.
Will media concerned about “rhetoric” care about this?
He’s listing people and their employers.
This is a target list. pic.twitter.com/5JnNe7RxYb
— Tim Murtaugh (@TimMurtaugh) August 6, 2019
Castro stood by his brother through the scandal, and attempted to raise the profile for his presidential campaign after his brother’s shameful threats gained headlines.
Joaquin and I will keep fighting. The American people will fight every day for our nation, against your hate, your corruption, and your ego. And we’ll win. #AdiósTrump https://t.co/nC0haWRydr pic.twitter.com/mMneHqXyT5
— Julián Castro (@JulianCastro) August 8, 2019
Unfortunately for Castro, his brand of extremism has not resonated with Democratic constituents. He may be too radical for even them, or perhaps he is just not charismatic or interesting enough to captivate their interest. He is expected to bow out of the presidential race in the upcoming days.
WATCH: Lois Frankel is Exposed for Fomenting Black Lives Matter Terror in New Pro-Laura Loomer Ad
The American Liberty Fund created the campaign ad.
A new powerful advertisement released by a pro-liberty super PAC is making a strong case that Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) is fomenting the black lives terror movement and excusing their destructive actions in West Palm Beach.
The campaign ad released by the American Liberty Fund calls the Democrats “the party of violence” because of their embrace of extremism in recent years due to their intense hatred of President Donald Trump.
“As our law enforcement officers are gunned down, Lois Frankel and her Democrat Party sit back and literally cheer them on,” the advertisement stated.
“After a night of riots, Lois Frankel literally thanked the violent protesters. Lois Frankel isn’t on your side. Frankel is on the side of an extremist group that wants to de-fund our police,” it continued.
The ad went on to state that Frankel’s opponent – banned journalist turned GOP rising star Laura Loomer – would support law and order if she defeats Frankel in the race for Florida’s 21st U.S. House district.
“Laura Loomer is running for Congress, and she puts the safety of our community first. She will work with law enforcement to keep them funded and responsive to protect the lives of Floridians. On November 3rd, vote to stand with our police. Vote for Laura Loomer for Congress,” the advertisement concluded.
The entire video can be seen here:
Loomer’s trailblazing campaign strategy is having a great deal of success, as she raises an incredible amount of funds while breaking through the widespread censorship that got her booted from every major social media platform.
Big League Politics has reported on Loomer’s fight against Big Tech tyranny as her lawsuits against the Silicon Valley monopolists continue in the courts:
Banished journalist and Florida U.S. House candidate Laura Loomer’s lawsuit against Big Tech will be heard in the court of law following an order in the D.C. Circuit on Thursday.
Loomer is accusing tech giants such as Google, Apple, Facebook and Twitter of conspiring to suppress conservative voices on their platforms. The lawsuit is challenging these monolithic corporations for allegedly violating antitrust law as well as the 1st Amendment of the Constitution.
Her lawsuit had been previously tossed out by U.S. District Judge Trever N. McFadden, a Trump appointee to the bench, who stated that “while selective censorship of the kind alleged by the plaintiffs may be antithetical to the American tradition of freedom of speech, it is not actionable under the First Amendment unless perpetrated by a state actor.” However, Loomer was able to use a recent court ruling to resurrect her lawsuit despite the initial setback.
Loomer’s legal team, led by the right-wing political interest group Freedom Watch, used the precedent of Packingham v. North Carolina, a ruling which determined that it was unconstitutional to ban sex offenders from social media. The case essentially set the precedent that social media is a 1st Amendment right.
“Many of the principles set forth by the Supreme Court in Packingham lead to what appellants believe is the natural progression of the law to hold that social media companies are liable for First Amendment violations, given the progression of technology and its infiltration into the daily lives of nearly every single person,” Loomer’s team said in their final brief presented to the court.
Loomer points to Twitter banning her from the platform at the end of 2018 after she said that Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) adheres to a religion in which “women are abused” and “forced to wear the hijab.” She was similarly banned from Instagram for her assertion that Islam is “a cancer on humanity,” and Facebook, which owns Instagram, quickly followed suit and banned her even though the offending post was not made on that platform.
Loomer still cannot get her accounts restored despite the fact that she is running for the U.S. House in Florida’s 21st Congressional District, which could be considered a form of electoral interference.
Loomer intends to capitalize on the Democrat Party’s descent into radicalism and embrace of anti-American terror to go to Congress.
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