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DNC is Going Broke as RNC Rakes in Cash

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 9:00am 2/1/2018 at 9:00am

Tom Perez and Keith Ellison run the DNC, and one of their jobs is to raise money. Any way you look at it, they are failing their party in this task. The DNC had a miserable year for fundraising in 2017.

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Democrats did themselves no favors with their SOTU responses

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 4:00pm 1/31/2018 at 4:00pm

It’s highly likely that the Democrats had prepared a unified strategy in advance for reacting to the SOTU. It probably went something like this:

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Kelly: White House to Release Nunes Memo ‘Pretty Quick’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 11:00am 1/31/2018 at 11:00am
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President Donald Trump’s Chief of Staff John Kelly said on Fox News Radio that the president will release House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes’ memo soon. From Fox News:

In a radio exclusive, White House Chief of Staff General John Kelly, joined Brian Kilmeade at the White House to talk about President...

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Post-speech polling is in: Trump’s State of the Union Address was a home run

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 7:00am 1/31/2018 at 7:00am

If you subscribe to our newsletter, Morning Insurrection, (*cough* shameless pitch *cough*) you’ve received my take on Trump’s first State of the Union Address. If you’re not a subscriber (you should be), my initial take (exclusive content!) was as follows:

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Trump and Democrat #SOTU Guests: #MAGA vs. #MeToo and #Dreamers

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 11:10am 1/30/2018 at 11:10am

Tonight, President Trump will give his first State of the Union address; we’ll have a live post on that later, so be sure to come back and share the fun.   In the meantime, the guest lists for both the president and the Democrats have been released.

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Trump: Dems rejected my generous offer because they “do not want to solve DACA, only use it!”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 12:00pm 1/28/2018 at 12:00pm
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A hot topic in the Legal Insurrection comment sections has been whether the insane/deranged/lunatic/vicious/malicious reaction of Democrats and the open-borders left to Trump’s generous DACA/Dreamer amnesty framework was part of some three-dimensional chess play by Trump.

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Maxine Waters to Give Her Own Special Response to Trump SOTU

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 10:00am 1/28/2018 at 10:00am

Rep. Maxine Waters of California has made an industry out of opposing Trump. Her constant calls for Trump’s impeachment has earned her the nickname “Auntie Maxine” from hordes of progressive youngsters.

She won’t be offering the official Democratic Party response to Trump’s state of the union address (more on that in a...

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Veteran upset at Dems boycotting Trump State of the Union address invited to attend

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 11:30am 1/20/2018 at 11:30am
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An army veteran named Ricky Taylor took advantage of the fact that Maxine Waters and other Democrats are boycotting Trump’s first state of the union address. He published a tweet asking to take Waters’ seat and it went viral.

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Citing “Racism,” Maxine Waters, John Lewis To Skip Trump’s SOTU

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 9:00am 1/14/2018 at 9:00am
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In the wake of Representative John Lewis (D-GA) announcing he would not attend President Trump’s inauguration, more than 50 Democrats refused to attend.  Now three Democrats, so far, are refusing to attend the president’s State of the Union (SOTU) address on January 30th.

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Fuzzy’s Five Favorite Presidential Moments

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 20, 2017 at 10:05am 2/20/2017 at 10:05am
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In order to honor President’s Day, I thought I would share five of my favorite presidential moments. I’ll present them in historical, rather than “top” or favorite, order.

Abraham Lincoln: “Gettysburg Address”

Like many conservatives, I have serious reservations about much that Lincoln did, but this speech is a winner from beginning...

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R.I.P. Joe Watkins: ‘Chicago Unchained’ Grassroots Activist and Obama Critic

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 7:30am 12/3/2016 at 7:30am
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Legal Insurrection readers are part of a small community of people outside the inner-city of Chicago who may be familiar with Joe Watkins, who passed away this week after a battle with cancer. We’ve published a few videos and interviews with Joe on this site, including Rebel Pundit’s “Chicago Unchained,” which reached more...

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Michelle Obama SOTU guest college student actually flunked out

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 2:47pm 6/2/2016 at 2:47pm

First Lady Michelle Obama asked Anthony Mendez to attend the 2015 State of the Union with her since he overcame a tough childhood to advance to college. However, he never told her or anyone else that he didn’t even make a 1.0 GPA at the University of Hartford and faced expulsion.

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“This was less a state of the union than it was a state of denial”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 8:30am 1/13/2016 at 8:30am

Shortly after Obama’s state of the union address last night, Ted Cruz appeared on the Kelly File and mercilessly lambasted the president for omitting recent developments in Iran as well as terror attacks like the one in San Bernardino.

The FOX News Insider reports:

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Governor Nikki Haley Delivers GOP SOTU Response

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 10:31pm 1/12/2016 at 10:31pm

South Carolina governor Nikki Haley is delivering the GOP response to Obama’s SOTU address tonight. Haley is a good choice. She’s an effective and successful governor and has been rumored to be on the short list for VP.

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Existential Threats and the State of the Union Address

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 6:10pm 1/12/2016 at 6:10pm

Gearing up for the State of the Union lecture he is preparing to treat us to this year, President Obama wanted to put a positive spin on the results of his many years in the Oval Office.

It is a chilling testament to his myriad of failures as Commander-in-Chief that one positive...

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When it comes to #SOTU, Justice Ginsburg is all of us

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 13, 2015 at 2:35pm 2/13/2015 at 2:35pm

We’ve already talked about how Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg stole the show at this year’s State of the Union address—mostly because the entire internet was 90% sure they caught her during the action:

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Chicago Black Activists to Obama: “We pray that congress do away with your amnesty” (Video)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 5:30pm 1/21/2015 at 5:30pm
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After the 2014 State of the Union address, a group of black activists in Chicago were interviewed by Jeremy Segal of Rebel Pundit in a video telling Obama to “just quit.”

Some of those activists, and others, also were interviewed just before the midterms in a video that has over 1 million...

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