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Trump Names Potential Running Mate

Trump Names Potential Running Mate

adminMar 3, 20243 min read

Trump Names Potential Running Mate

Texas Governor Greg Abbott joins a shortlist that includes long-time allies, former rivals, and an ex-Democrat

Former US President Donald Trump has said that he would “very much consider” Texas Governor Greg Abbott as his running mate for this year’s presidential election. The Republican frontrunner said that Abbott has “done a great job” in securing the US-Mexico border.

Trump and Abbott met in Eagle Pass, Texas, on Thursday, with Trump touring a stretch of the border that has been heavily fortified by Abbott since 2021. Despite the US Supreme Court siding with the White House and permitting federal agents to remove razor wire fencing along the frontier, Abbott has vowed to build more barricades, and the governor snubbed President Joe Biden to meet with his chief political rival instead.

Speaking to Fox News host Sean Hannity later that day, Trump described Abbott as “a spectacular man,” adding that the Republican governor had “done a great job” in fighting to stem the tide of illegal immigration across Texas’ 1,200-mile stretch of the Mexican border.

Asked whether he would consider Abbott for vice president, Trump replied: “Yeah, certainly he would be somebody that I would very much consider.”

“So he’s on the list?” Hannity asked again.

“Absolutely, he is,” Trump confirmed.

When asked who else he was considering for the role, Trump named South Carolina Senator and former Republican challenger Tim Scott. However, he was less effusive in his praise for Scott, describing him as an “okay” presidential candidate but an “unbelievable” campaign surrogate.

Trump’s list of potential running mates now numbers seven people. Last month, the presidential hopeful confirmed to Fox News’ Laura Ingraham that Scott, entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Florida Representative Byron Donalds, and former Hawaii Rep.Tulsi Gabbard, an ex-Democrat who broke with the party in 2022, were all in contention for the spot.

However, Abbott said on Friday that he is not interested in the role. “Obviously, that’s very nice of him to say,” the governor told reporters on Friday. “But I think you know my focus is entirely on the state of Texas. I’ve announced that I’m running for re-election two years from now, and so, my commitment is to Texas and I’m staying in Texas.”

DeSantis, who along with Ramaswamy dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination in January, has also said that he wouldn’t consider the job.

Trump has won all five Republican primary contests to date, and is the firm favorite to secure his party’s support to take on Biden later this year. However, his last remaining challenger, Nikki Haley, has refused to drop out of the race, despite being soundly beaten by Trump in her home state of South Carolina last month and trailing the former president by 20 delegates to 110.


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Elon Musk Wonders Why NATO Continues to Exist After 1991

Elon Musk Wonders Why NATO Continues to Exist After 1991

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Elon Musk Wonders Why NATO Continues to Exist After 1991

Bureaucracies often “live their own lives” and end up creating the very problems they are supposed to solve, Musk asserts

American entrepreneur and billionaire Elon Musk has asked why NATO still exists since 1991 — when the Warsaw Treaty Organization, which included the USSR, had already disintegrated.

Musk was responding to a post on social network X by billionaire David Sacks, who wrote of NATO’s “existential crisis” after the collapse of the USSR. Instead of disbanding, the North Atlantic Alliance has a new mission — expansion — Sachs wrote.

True.

I always wondered why NATO continued to exist even though its nemesis and reason to exist, The Warsaw Pact, had dissolved.

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 2, 2024

He added that bureaucracies often “live their own lives” and end up creating the very problems they are supposed to solve.

NATO, which was ostensibly meant to “prevent war,” has expanded to Russia’s borders and “tried to encircle it, provoking war.”

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was created on April 4, 1949, during the period of growing international tensions during the Cold War.


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Possibly the Most Overtly Racist Segment Ever on MSNBC

Possibly the Most Overtly Racist Segment Ever on MSNBC

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The white, rural voting public should brace themselves for an avalanche of mainstream media and punditry hate directed toward them in the coming months

The voting public, and especially the rural voting public, should brace themselves for an avalanche of mainstream media and punditry hate directed toward them in the months leading into the November election.

On Thursday, the below MSNBC segment was somewhat shocking even for the mainstream in terms of the extent a whole demographic of Americans was viciously attacked stereotyped and labeled as ‘all the same’. One online commenter rightly pointed out: “This might be the most overtly racist thing I’ve seen people say on TV.” 

Watch below:

This might be the most overtly racist thing I’ve seen people say on TV… pic.twitter.com/ucPnlupa0e

— EducatëdHillbilly™ (@RobProvince) February 29, 2024

University of Maryland political science professor Thomas Schaller and op-ed writer Paul Waldman were in MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” studio to promote their new book titled, “White Rural Rage: The Threat to American Democracy”. They repeatedly called Whites in the countryside and across the land “racist” and “anti-democracy.”

They are the most racist, xenophobic, anti-immigrant, anti-gay, geodemographic group in the country,” Schaller said. “Second, they’re the most conspiracist group. QAnon support and subscribers, election denialism, COVID denialism instead of scientific skepticism, Obama birtherism.” So all that… applied to an entire race of people living in rural areas.

The aforementioned commenter “Educated Hillbilly” further highlighted that this particular segment is notable for being “far more in your face and blatant”. He complained, “I have not seen anyone on TV say all black city people are XYZ this blatantly racist way and be accepted on a mainstream so and get support from everyone while saying it.”

The authors continued their rant, with Schaller saying further of White rural people, “They don’t believe in an independent press, free speech.”

“They’re most likely to say the president should be able to act unilaterally without any checks from Congress, or the courts or the bureaucracy. They’re also the most strongly White nationalist and White Christian nationalist,” Schaller said. “Fourth, they’re most likely to excuse or justify violence as an acceptable alternative to peaceful public discourse.”

Can you imagine thinking rural Appalachia is full of white rage and is threatening democracy?

We are too busy trying to keep our kids from taking opioids laced with fentanyl bought from an illegal who moved into a house that was owned by a poor family who couldn’t pay their… https://t.co/ffZhUxmfz9

— Margo (@MargoinWNC) February 28, 2024

As for co-author Waldman, he called Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump a “conduit for [White rural voters’] rage and anger.” 

“All that [Trump] gave them was essentially a way to essentially give a big middle finger to Democrats, to people who live in cities and to the rest of the country,” he said.

Sadly the road to November is likely be paved with much more of this elite corporate media racism unleashed on Trump supporters and “rural” or “poor” White people.

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The examples are starting to pile up… just this week:

Possibly the Most Overtly Racist Segment Ever on MSNBC

And speaking of a big “middle finger” – this is how Washington Post reports on Alabamans’ legitimate concerns about where their tax-dollars go…

Just an affluent stay at home mom, asking folks in one of the poorest states to give her more money to send overseas. Shocking that (eventually) someone gave her the finger.

— Charles Rigler (@theBradRigler) March 1, 2024

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STRATCOM Chief Says Russia Has World’s ‘Most Diverse’ Nuclear Arsenal

STRATCOM Chief Says Russia Has World’s ‘Most Diverse’ Nuclear Arsenal

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STRATCOM Chief Says Russia Has World’s ‘Most Diverse’ Nuclear Arsenal

The head of the US Strategic Command has warned that Russia poses a serious challenge to America’s military dominance, adding that Washington desperately needs to modernize its own nuclear forces. Air Force General Anthony Cotton […]

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