Things Joe Biden says are often mystifying and incoherent.
But his latest remarks are just the latest in Democratic Orwellian claims.
According to The Hill, Joe Biden is now trying to argue that bills are “bipartisan” even if no GOP lawmaker votes for them if some Republicans somewhere in the country are for them.
The White House wants to change how people perceive bipartisanship, arguing that if they put forward proposals that are backed by Republicans and independents, they should be seen as bipartisan even if GOP lawmakers in Washington don’t vote for them.
So in other words, not reality and a cult-like redefining of words, literally changing the very definition of the word.
This is how they’re going to justify bulling through bills without any GOP support, while trying to shut down Republicans and arguing against the filibuster that protects minority rights, but still arguing they’re all about “unity.” They’re going to claim that Americans really want what they’re pushing even if half the country’s elected representatives aren’t in support of their bills. And they’ll be assisted by a lot of the media in spinning what they’re pitching.
Ricketts held a press conference this week to rail against a bill that would only make marijuana legal if it were recommended by a health care practitioner, come in oil form, pills, or tinctures. Additionally, the legislation would not make smoking marijuana, even in the privacy of a patient’s home, legal.
Ricketts said the legalization movement is “big industry” trying to skirt federal regulations at the state level.
A Republican lawmaker in Texas has introduced a bill that would allow the death penalty for women who have abortions.
“Today, I filed HB 3326 to Abolish Abortion in Texas,” Texas State Rep. Bryan Slaton (R) said on Twitter.
“The bill will end the discriminatory practice of terminating the life of innocent children, and will guarantee the equal protection of the laws to all Texans, no matter how small,” he said.
Slaton’s legislation also says that certain parties may have to testify in cases of death or “bodily injury to an unborn child,” and offers immunity to those that do.
The legislation also directs the state’s attorney general to “direct a state agency to enforce those laws, regardless of any contrary federal statute, regulation, treaty, order, or court decision,” the newspaper reported.
The bill would also ban abortions at fertilization, whereas most abortions in Texas are prohibited after 20 weeks.