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Pat Robertson: ‘Christians Are Being Made To Bow Down Before The Two Percent Who Are Homosexual’

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Pat Robertson is back, with falsehoods to support his theocratic theories.

Octogenarian televangelist Pat Robertson went on an anti-gay screed today, attacking the five black-robed Supreme Court justices who ruled same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry. That, of course, he labeled “tyranny,” and claimed if the Supreme court is allowed to be the final arbiters of the Constitution, America will be ruled by a tyrannical oligarchy of “left-wing so-called progressives” who have “hijacked the Constitution and control the court system of America.”

He claimed “Christians are being made to bow down before the two percent who are homosexual,” 

“We have surrendered the great freedom we have in this nation to an oligarchy of non-elected judges,” Robertson said. “This is a free country.”

“These five, and Justice Kennedy is off on this kick about the personhood and sanctity of personhood and being gay is your self-identity and all that baloney, it’s not in the Constitution but he’s come up with all of these rules.”

Robertson and his co-host, Terry Meeuwsen, then turned the conversation to anti-gay wedding cake bakers. They claimed gay people are intentionally targeting Christian bakers rather than getting wedding cakes from LGBT-supportive bakers – which of course is untrue.

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Trump Replaces Brad Parscale As Re-Election Campaign Hits the Skids

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President Donald Trump has just replaced his flailing campaign manager Brad Parscale, as experts increasingly say his re-election chances wither. Parscale will stay with the campaign in the role he had during 2016.

Trump made the announcement on Facebook, trying to put a positive spin on the bad news.

“I am pleased to announce that Bill Stepien has been promoted to the role of Trump Campaign Manager,” the president said.  “Brad Parscale, who has been with me for a very long time and has led our tremendous digital and data strategies, will remain in that role, while being a Senior Advisor to the campaign. Both were heavily involved in our historic 2016 win, and I look forward to having a big and very important second win together. This one should be a lot easier as our poll numbers are rising fast, the economy is getting better, vaccines and therapeutics will soon be on the way, and Americans want safe streets and communities!”

Just hours ago a devastating Quinnipiac poll put former Vice President Joe Biden 15 points ahead of Trump. Worse, the polling organization’s analyst reported the results offer “no upside, no silver lining, no encouraging trend hidden somewhere in this survey for the president.”

Stepien, who was embroiled in the infamous “Bridgegate” scandal, had been Chris Christie’s chief of staff until the former New Jersey governor fired him in 2014.

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MASSIVE FAILURE

‘No Silver Lining, No Encouraging Trend for the President’: Pollster Explains How Biden Is Beating Trump by 15 Points

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A polling analyst for the highly-regarded Quinnipiac Poll explained how former Vice President Joe Biden is beating President Donald Trump in the latest survey by a whopping 15 points.

“Independents are a key factor behind Biden’s widening lead as they now back him 51 – 34 percent, while in June, independents were split with 43 percent for Biden and 40 percent for Trump,” Quinnipiac reports. “There is also some movement among Republicans as they back Trump 84 – 9 percent, compared to 92 – 7 percent in June. Democrats go to Biden 91 – 5 percent, little changed from 93 – 4 percent in June. ”

In the latest Q poll Biden is beating Trump 52 – 37 percent – practically doubling his lead to 15 points from just one month ago. In June Biden led Trump 49 – 41 percent, an 8-point spread.

“Yes, there’s still 16 weeks until Election Day, but this is a very unpleasant real time look at what the future could be for President Trump. There is no upside, no silver lining, no encouraging trend hidden somewhere in this survey for the president,” said Quinnipiac University Polling Analyst Tim Malloy.

Quinnipiac adds that Trump has now lost what was his one remaining advantage over Biden.

“President Trump’s approval rating on the economy is underwater,” with voters trusting Biden on the economy 53 percent to 44 percent.

“Today’s numbers are his worst net score on the economy since August of 2017.”

This Q poll was conducted from July 9 – 13 among 1,273 self-identified registered voters.

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‘Where Is the Law?’: Internet Trashes Trump as He Feeds Off Anger Over Ivanka’s Illegal Goya Endorsement With One of His Own

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Outrage was immediate when First Daughter and Senior Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump endorsed Goya Foods in a tweet  late Tuesday night. Government ethics experts says it clearly violated federal law. Worse, it came just days after the CEO of Goya praised President Donald Trump from the Rose Garden at the White House, saying the country is “truly blessed” to have Trump as president.

Moments ago, clearly smelling the widespread outrage, President Donald Trump did a Goya Foods endorsement of his own.

 

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Many Americans are furious, especially given the coronavirus pandemic that Trump is ignoring.

 

 

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