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Marsha Blackburn: Biden’s ‘Build Back Better’ Agenda Is A Plot To Control Kids And Close Churches

Proving that being a Republican requires you to abstain from logic and reason while completely shutting down your brain, Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) sounded like a raving lunatic Sunday during an appearance on Fox News.

Ostensibly, Blackburn was speaking with host Maria Bartiromo to discuss the two pieces of legislation that are the centerpieces of President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better agenda.

Instead, Blackburn began ranting about controlling kids and closing churches, neither of which has anything to do with the president’s legislative proposals:

 “We know that the build back better agenda has become the Biden build back broke agenda, and the American people have figured out what they’re trying to do is institutionalize socialism. They’re trying to do a takeover of the country in one vote.” 

Socialism? Rebuilding crumbling roads and bridges is socialism? If so, then the vast majority of Americans must be socialists, because polls show they support the president’s plan.

But Blackburn was just getting warmed up. She then decided she’d double down on her message of fear and loathing to add:

“They want government control of your kids, they want to look at your bank account for every transaction over $600, anything that you do on Venmo and PayPal, they want a part of that transaction. They want government control of health care, they want to demoralize the military, close the churches, destroy your faith in the American system, and then here they’re gonna come with the socialist program to run your life from cradle to grave, daylight to dark.”

WTF?! How does infrastructure and investing in people have anything do with going to church?

As for the mention of banking and transactions, Blackburn’s conspiracy theory has already been debunked, with USA Today noting:

“Biden’s Treasury Dept. Declares IRS Will Monitor Transactions of ALL U.S. Accounts Over $600,” reads the headline of a Sept. 10 InfoWars story that has been shared widely on Facebook.

The same claim popped up in various iterations on social media, like a Sept. 22 Instagram post claiming Biden’s proposal would give the IRS “direct access to your bank transactions.” It accumulated several thousand likes within the first day. 

We rate the claim that the Treasury Department ‘declares’ the IRS will monitor transactions in all U.S. bank accounts over $600 as PARTLY FALSE, based on our research. The Biden Administration has proposed monitoring accounts over $600, but the only figures reported to the government would be the total inflows and outflows for the year – not the size and nature of each transaction. And the Treasury can’t simply “declare” this measure, it must be approved by Congress.

Under the Patriot Act, which was passed after the Sept. 11 attacks, the government already has a certain amount of oversight of financial transactions. You cannot open an account with valid ID and any suspicious activity in an account is immediately reported to Homeland Security and the Treasury Department.

Marsha Blackburn — like nearly every Republican — has no solution to any of the problems this country faces. They only have fear, lies, conspiracy theories, and gibberish. It’s no wonder voters gave control of Congress and the White House in last year’s election.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Claims She’s Worried Abortion Will Produce ‘Genocide In The Black Population’

According to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) — aka the “Jewish space laser” nut — the reason she’s being such an asshole on a daily basis as a member of Congress is because she wants to eliminate all abortions in the United States.

Appearing on Real America’s Voice, Greene tried to explain away her verbal attack on her Democratic colleagues on the steps of the Capitol last Friday by suggesting that her vitriol had been about abortion:

“I said, ‘Are you happy you passed a bill that babies can be slaughtered up until the day of birth?’ There were so many Democrats and they have their signs: ‘Build Back Better Women.’ How on Earth is it making women better by creating a law where they can kill a baby in their womb even though the baby is about to be born? How are we building back better women when we’re turning men into women?”

She continued:

“And so I just started speaking out. Most of them weren’t saying anything to me but it was Debbie Dingell — like a dingleberry — she started fussing at me, telling me I needed to be civil to my colleagues and act the way I would act going to church.”

Of course, it’s highly unlikely that Greene even goes to church. And if she does, she certainly hasn’t learned anything about the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

But it was what Greene said next that proved her blatant hypocrisy and exposed her words as lies:

“They believe that life is so important that they are willing to shut down our economy, force children to stay home from school so no one dies from Covid. All of them voted for this bill that is actually producing genocide in the black population because they put Planned Parenthood mostly in these black-dominated neighborhoods and, you know, they’re just pushing abortion and birth control.

“When we’re passing bills like that, no one in here believes in God. We’re fighting against this and I refuse to be quiet anymore. It’s not go-along and get-along.”

Does Marjorie Taylor Greene expect us to believe that she gives a diddly damn about black people in the United States? She wanted to start a caucus to advocate for the “Anglo-Saxon political tradition,” as CNN reported in April:

Punchbowl News obtained a flier promoting the new caucus, which calls for a “common respect for uniquely Anglo-Saxon political traditions” and pushes a series of conspiracy theories about election integrity. The flier also outlined a nativist argument warning that “mass immigration” poses a threat to “the long-term existential future of America as a unique country with a unique culture and a unique identity.”

Does it sound like Greene cares about black people? Of course she doesn’t. She’s a racist like the vast majority of the GOP. She just wants an issue she can run on in 2022 when she tries to get reelected.

Marjorie Taylor Greene is a cancer on the Congress and the country. Let’s hope she gets beaten in the midterm elections.

 

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MTG Calls Herself The ‘Most Effective Member Of Congress’ And Gets Side-Eye From Steve Bannon

Perhaps you thought that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) could not possibly be more delusional, ignorant, and treasonous, but something she said Thursday to disgraced former Trump administration official Steve Bannon even took her host by surprise.

Appearing on Bannon’s “Real America Voice” podcast, HuffPost notes, Greene uncorked one hell of a lie:

She told the former Trump White House strategist: “I have been the most effective member of Congress this session.”

She said this was because of her insistence on roll call votes on each question before the House, so it’s clear where each member stands.

Greene, however, has been unable to do much congressional work since February, when she was stripped of her committee assignments because of her support for racist and antisemitic conspiracy theories, and for advocating the execution prominent Democrats

After Greene made that statement, Bannon appeared to give the congresswoman some major side-eye. Take a look:

How blatant was the look Bannon gave Greene? So much so that “even Bannon” began trending on Twitter.

There’s also the reaction from social media, much of which was both devastating and priceless.

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Jim Jordan Whines That Everything Would Be Better If Trump Was Still POTUS

Poor little Jim Jordan. The Ohio Republican congressman longs for the days of massive incompetence, vitriol, and double impeachment that were on full display when failed, one-term former President Donald Trump was still in the White House.

All Jimbo can do now is go on Fox News and whine to host Maria Bartiromo that the world has fallen apart under President Joe Biden, even though every metric that counts suggests otherwise.

Gym appeared on the verge of tears as he bemoaned the fall the Afghan capital city, Kabul, and began free-form ranting like a washed up jazz crooner as he completely overlooked facts and reality to put on his sepia-toned glasses and wax morosely:

“I think the first thing is why is Joe Biden on vacation. He hasn’t taken a question. It’s an embarrassing situation for the United States. Frankly, it’s not surprising. Maria, tell me what this administration has done right in their first eight months on the job. We have inflation like crazy, crisis on the border and the economy where it doesn’t need to be and crime surging in every urban areas. We had 11 murders in Chicago two weekends ago. Tell me what they have done right. It’s embarrassing and frightening and we have never seen anything this crazy since back in Vietnam when we had to get people out at the last minute as well.”

Biden is on vacation? He’s at Camp David, which just so happens to have its own Situation Room from which the president can monitor what goes on anywhere in the world. And, better yet, Jordan neglected to mention that he’s also on vacation because Congress is in recess until after Labor Day.

Jordan then harkened back to the dark days of the Trump presidency, which was highlighted by an uncontrolled pandemic, calls for Americans to inject bleach, and a deep recession brought about by Trump’s failure to admit things were as bad as the vast majority of us knew they were:

“So let’s hope we can protect American lives but this would not happen, this would not happen if President Trump was in the White House. We know that. We would not be treated the way we are from our adversaries and what happened in Anchorage, that just would not happen when you project strength and competence from the White House but unfortunately we don’t have that today.”

Really? Trump was withdrawing troops from Afghanistan and wanted to hold “peace talks” with the Taliban. The fall of Kabul can clearly be laid at the feet of Donald Trump and his incompetent Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo.

And that’s not all when it comes to Trump’s foreign policy failures. There was also his attempt to extort Ukraine and Donald’s fawning praise of Russian thug/president Vladimir Putin, a man who has killed thousands of innocents across the globe and also his political opponents shot or dosed with nerve gas.

Jim Jordan is upset because he knows President Biden is delivering results for the American people. All Trump did was enrich himself and his three oldest spawn. The country and the world is better off with Donald Trump as far from the Oval Office as possible.

 

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SC GOP Votes To Censure Lindsey Graham For Supporting Biden Infrastructure Bill

For his willingness to cooperate with his Democratic Senate colleagues and help pass an infrastructure bill that will provide $4.6 for highways in his home state, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham has been censured by the Aiken County Republican Party, proving that many in the GOP are opposed to compromise and reaching across the aisle even when it benefits them and their constituents.

According to the Aiken Standard:

“The local party this week accused the powerful South Carolina Republican of playing both sides of the political aisle to his advantage, consciously violating Republican principles, backing bills ‘that target our freedoms,’ and, ultimately, wandering too far to the left.”

The $1.1 trillion dollar bipartisan infrastructure bill passed the Senate this week by a final vote of 69-30, with 19 Republicans cross the aisle to give their consent to the legislation, which will provide billions in funding for states and also be a boon to employment across the country.

After the bill passed, Graham issued a statement saying it was good for the Palmetto State:

“It provides much-needed help for our roads, bridges, ports, and expands broadband internet access. I have always been supportive of infrastructure investment and wish we had passed this years ago. This bill provides American infrastructure with a much-needed face-lift.”

But Republicans in Aiken County dubbed the bill a mistake, and claimed that it “degrades the rights of existing American businesses.” Their censure also included this about Graham:

“(His vote) shows a purposeful neglect to act within the fiscal conservative agenda that the Republicans elected him to diligently uphold.”

Interestingly, former President Donald Trump was also opposed to the bipartisan infrastructure bill, issuing a statement after it passed that read:

“Nobody will ever understand why Mitch McConnell allowed this non-infrastructure bill to be passed. He has given up all of his leverage for the big whopper of a bill that will follow. I have quietly said for years that Mitch McConnell is the most overrated man in politics—now I don’t have to be quiet anymore. He is working so hard to give Biden a victory, now they’ll go for the big one, including the biggest tax increases in the history of our Country.”

Sounds like sour grapes from Trump, who repeatedly talked about it being “infrastructure week” during his failed single term in office, but never actually got around to doing so with legislation or a package of suggestions for Congress, even though the GOP had control of both houses of Congress for Trump’s first two years in office.