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The evidence, please?
By Mr. David Zanotti

Is it all a distraction designed to destroy a Presidency? It is driven by deep psychological needs and a profound hatred of an individual. If you stare at it or focus upon it you will be wasting a lot of time and energy. The US media hates Donald Trump. John McCain and his daughter hate Donald Trump. The Democrat Party hates Donald Trump. Shepherd Smith hates Donald Trump. Lots of elite people from D.C. to Hollywood hate Donald Trump.

WE GET IT!

Now can we all get over it and get back to the responsibilities of maintaining the constitutional republic that was placed in our hands? There is a lot of good work that needs to be accomplished in this session of Congress. Can we please get on with it now?

One more thing: If there is any truth to the narrative that Donald Trump's people broke any laws regarding Russia then let those with the evidence put up or shut up. If you have the goods you don't need an investigation, special hearings or a special counsel. Hold a news conference. We will even help you pay for it. If you've got the goods then show up - now. Have some guts and do your duty for your country and The First Amendment.  We are all waiting and listening.

Thursday, February 16, 2017, 11:15 PM

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Mad Judge Disease
By Mr. David Zanotti

Once again the media, the parties, and the partisans are playing silly games with national defense and serious constitutional questions This time the contest is over the President's Executive Order calling for vetting for immigrant refugees. Sadly, the federal Court is now involved. Forget the issue of immigration for a moment. Forget all the blah, blah, blah from the High Priests of Progressivism. Forget what the Trump people are saying. Can we stop all the playground bull -- and think, just think.

The Courts are prohibited by the US Constitution from legislating from the bench or legislating at all. They have NO business entering into public policy debates or national security debates that are being worked through according to the Constitution and the US Code. The Office of the President is clearly acting within legal authority on this question of immigration. If the President is outside the Constitution, then the Court needs to so declare and fully explain. If the President lacks statutory authority and is acting out of thin air the Court needs to so explain. The case here is neither of the above. This is pure politics. The Radicals don't like what the President is trying to do so they are attacking the details - not in legislative debate, but in legal filings. 

Executive Orders are a bad way to govern. They were bad in the Obama Administration. They are bad in the Trump Administration. If Congress does not like what the President is doing then they have two options, according to law:

1) They can override the EO by passing a law. When the President vetoes that law, Congress then overrides the veto.

2) Congress can begin debating on Articles of Impeachment for a President that is breaking the law. 

Trying to stop Executive Orders, especially in the arena of national defense and immigration law, by using the Courts is extremely dangerous. Courts that engage in policy debates, whether it is John Roberts re-writing Obamacare from the bench, or the 9th Circuit Court tearing apart Presidential action on national security, are WAY outside the boundaries and intent set in Article III of the Constitution.

A judge, or Court drunk with the power of challenging the Congress or the President is a dangerous thing. The message it sends is that NOTHING is legal until a Judge says so. This is the exact opposite of how this system is supposed to work. This form of judicial usurpation will turn the American system upside down. This overreach of power is a disease. It is dangerous, most of all because it tells voters that they have NO representative form of government that cannot be vetoed by mad judges. And when the people no longer believe their votes count, or that the laws are applied within constitutional restraints, then we are walking into an extreme danger zone. 

 

Friday, February 10, 2017, 06:21 PM

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DeVos - who knew?
By Mr. David Zanotti

Who knew Betsy DeVos was a part of Lucifer's legion of soul snatchers? Who could have imagined that this women was secretly hiding in the woods stirring a cauldron of potients and spells to destroy public education as we know it? (Cue the creepy music please).

Or who could have imagined that she would be the first cabinet officer, selected by a seated President, to require a Vice-President to cast the tie breaking vote in the Senate to assure her confirmation. The first time in U.S. history. This actually tells us more about how totally out of touch the U.S.Senate is from reality than anything about Secretary DeVos. The reality is another reformer has gotten over the wall. Mr. Trump and Mr. Pence made and secured a bold nomination of a woman who has dedicated her professional career to school choice for parents and children. In spite of the endless howling of the unions, school choice has done great good in America.

The concept of taxpayers controlling their education dollars and parents choosing what is best for children makes so much sense that is it embarrassing to have to state it as an argument. We made that argument on behalf of the Cleveland Scholarship Plan in six separate court rooms over a decade ago. It was the Ohio school choice plan that made it all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and was a major victory not just for education reform but for religious liberty as well. We were there in the beginning with Milwaukee, Ohio and Florida. We stood on the Courthouse steps when a federal judge threw thousands of kids out of school and tried to shut school choice down. We were there on the front row for the arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court. We know this issue from the start and know that great good has come from it for parents and children. 

After the confirmation of Secretary DeVos, the head of the NEA made this statement:"We are putting Betsy DeVos on notice. We are going to hold her accountable on behalf of our more than 50 million students." (Sunshine State News, Feb.7, 2017)

Hmmm... that certainly does raise the question as to who holds the NEA accountable for the role they play in controlling the politicians and the funding for public education. Where exactly does that Court of inquiry convene? 

 

Thursday, February 09, 2017, 09:39 AM

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They would destroy Trump - but is that enough?
By Mr. David Zanotti

The Radical Progressives would destroy President Trump. That is their plan and they have millions to do it. They are organized and their attacks on Republican members of Congress have begun. Their hero and voice is Rachel Maddow. She describes their plan right here: crooksandliars.com/2017/01/guide-resisting-trump-using-congress-and

They believe they will succeed in throwing House members out of office and winning Senate seats in 2018. By doing so they will end the brief period of a Republican majority in the House and Senate. No New Republican President has had such a majority since 1922.

in the height of hypocrisy they call their plan "indivisible". In fact they plan to continue the divisive hatred of identity politics, racism and class envy. They have zero tolerance for anyone who disagrees. They are counting on conservatives to cower in fear and shelter in place. They know the media will help them in their plan to bully America in passive submission. 

Will they succeed? Will they silence you?

But what if this next election is about more than Donald Trump? What if being a constitutional American is about more than the Presidency? What if we the people are actually more interested in a Congress that upholds the principles of the Declaration and the Constitution and we continue to vote accordingly regardless of who is in the White House? 

 

Saturday, February 04, 2017, 10:21 PM

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Wishing will not make it so
By Mr. David Zanotti

Donald Trump kept his word. He nominated an outstanding candidate for the US Supreme Court. The folks at FOX News are spinning the story as if Judge Gorsuch's confirmation by the US Senate is inevitable. But wishing does not make it so. One of the dangers in any political battle is overestimating your opponent. An equal danger is underestimating the commitment of your opponent. FOX News is whistling past the graveyard totally denying the resolve of the radical democrats. 

Destroying the Presidency of Donald Trump is the absolute commitment of the Progressive Left. They will stop at nothing to destroy this White House. The Left cannot back up. They cannot moderate their position. They are lighting hostile fires at every opportunity. Absolute resistance to Trump gives the Left absolute media coverage across ABC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, CNN, PBS, and all the major US newspapers. This coverage is the only way the Left can compete with Trump. So they will double and triple down to light fires of extremism. 

This kind of emotional anarchy is catching fire across the media and the nation. The Democrats have nothing to lose and thus they will not yield to any form of precedent or caution. Therefore, conservatives be forewarned. The Democrats will NOT confirm a Trump appointee. Unless Mitch McConnell uses the nuclear option to overcome the requirement of the 60-vote cloture rule there will will be no nominees to the Court confirmed until after the 2018 election. 

Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 08:35 PM

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