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Six Times Biden Claimed Life Events That Never Happened

This is a funny story from the Washington Examiner. The guy is incapable of telling the truth.

For example, Biden once claimed to be a miner:

While running for president in 2008, Biden told the United Mine Workers that he was a coal miner.

“I hope you won’t hold it against me, but I am a hard-coal miner, anthracite coal, Scranton, Pennsylvania,” Biden said. “It’s nice to be back in coal country. It’s a different accent [in Virginia], but it’s the same deal. We were taught that our faith and our family was the only really important thing, and our faith and our family informed everything we did.”

The Biden campaign later told the AP that his comment was a “joke.” But it echoed another false claim he had made about coming from a family of coal miners during his 1988 campaign.

In a 1988 speech, Biden referred to “my ancestors, who worked in the coal mines of Northeast Pennsylvania and would come up after 12 hours and play football for four hours.” That line was plagiarized from a speech by British politician Neil Kinnock, whose family actually did work in the mines.

In 2004, Biden acknowledged that he did not have family members who worked in mining.

“Hell, I might be president now if it weren’t for the fact I said I had an uncle who was a coal miner. Turns out I didn’t have anybody in the coal mines, you know what I mean? I tried that crap — it didn’t work,” he said during an interview with Jon Stewart.

Read the rest of Biden’s lies about his life here.

Warren Pulls Even With Biden in New National Poll of Dems

Elizabeth Warren is in a statistical with Joe Biden’s in the latest national poll of Democratic voters, suggesting the former vice president and aspiring octogenarian’s faltering performance on the campaign trail may be catching up with him.

A new Economist/YouGov poll puts Joe at 21 percent and Liz at 20 percent nationally. Bernie is the only other candidate in double digits, with 16 percent, followed by Kamala at 8 percent. Beto has 5 percent, which means he still has a chance and which is too bad, because he is very annoying.

Cory Booker, is vies with Beto for the most annoying candidate in the field, is at 2 percent and badly needs a Spartacus moment.

Several candidates were at zero percent. You know, the ones you’d expect. Which suggests the field may be thinning soon.

Video || Joe Biden’s Racial Gaffes

He’s not a racist. He said a few off-color things here and there. And he got friendly with some segregationists in the Senate in the 1970s. That was not unusual back then.

Still, this is pretty funny, given that Biden would eagerly use a video like this against President Trump

Biden Expresses Sadness Over “Tragic Events” in “Houston” and “Michigan”

Okay, it’s enough. This is the guy who repeatedly, and quite mysteriously, referred during the most recent debate to Cory Booker as “President Booker.” Something is wrong. He cannot be president.

He is going to order the bombing of Iraq when he means Iran.

These are not mistakes. People deteriorate at different times as they get old. Sadly, Biden’s moment appears to be now. Bernie is robust. Trump is robust. Biden is not. It’s a bad problem for him, but let’s not make it a bad problem for the country.

According to the Washington Examiner:

Former Vice President Joe Biden misstated the locations of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, while speaking to donors at a high-dollar fundraiser in San Diego on Sunday night.

Biden, 76, mistakenly referred to the shootings as “the tragic events in Houston today and also in Michigan the day before,” but later corrected himself, according to a pool report. Biden seemingly confused Houston for El Paso and Michigan for Ohio when speaking to donors about the shootings.

The fundraiser for his presidential campaign took place at the home of businessman Mark Arabo, who is an advocate for persecuted Iraqi Christians. Around 75 attendees at the fundraiser received a three-course meal before the vice president’s remarks, and listened to Biden speak in a marble-tiled living area with two chandeliers as they sat in rows of white chairs.

Middle Class Joe is Raking it In

Looks like Joe Biden cares deeply about the middle class, and also cares deeply about getting as far out of it as he can.

According to the Washington Examiner:

Life outside of the White House has been good for Joe Biden, who has earned millions of dollars through speaking fees and book sales since his eight years as vice president ended in early January 2017.

On Tuesday afternoon, the former vice president’s campaign released a summary of Biden and his wife’s joint tax returns, which shows he made $11,031,309 in 2017 and $4,580,437 in 2018. Those numbers are quite the improvement from his income of $394,456 in 2016, during his final year in the Obama administration. And throughout Biden’s 36-year Senate career he routinely ranked as one of the poorest senators in a chamber populated by millionaires.

The records show his latest book, Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose, proved among his most lucrative ventures. On a tour promoting that book in 2018, Biden charged upwards of $230,000 for a “VIP Experience.”

Sprinkled throughout his book promotion events, were a number of speaking engagements that regularly paid Biden in the six-figures. One lecture at Drew University in March 2018 earned him $190,000. Another at the Economic Club of Southwest Michigan resulted in a payment of $182,679.

In total, Biden earned $4.29 million in speaking fees from 47 different events over the two years.

Joe Biden is a Serial Fabulist

Democrats cannot possibly attack President Trump for lying and nominate Joe Biden.

Biden’s problem with racial issues is not just that he has consorted with segregationists and opposed busing, as Kamala Harris enjoyed noting in the Democratic debate.

It’s worse. He made up a whole career in the civil rights movement. He lied about it for years.

According to the Washington Examiner:

In the acclaimed 1992 book What It Takes by Richard Ben Cramer, an account of the 1988 presidential campaign, Biden is quoted as saying: “Folks, when I started in public life, in the civil rights movement, we marched to change attitudes … I remember what galvanized me … Bull Connor and his dogs … I’m serious. In Selma.” 

But Biden never traveled to Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, or any other Southern state, in that era.

Biden repeatedly claimed that he organized a boycott of a segregated restaurant and participated in sit-ins along U.S. Route 40 in 1961, a series of protests at segregated restaurants along the major highway in Delaware and Maryland. He also claimed he marched in civil rights protests, occupied a segregated movie theater, and led a high school boycott of a whites-only grill in Wilmington, Del. 

He told the California Democratic Convention in February 1987: “When I was 17 years old, I participated in sit-ins to desegregate restaurants and movie houses of Wilmington, Del.”

“We changed attitudes on race in this country,” he said in May 1987. “We marched. We didn’t march for a 14-point program to end segregation. We marched to change attitudes.” 

In April 1987, Biden said: “I came out of the civil rights movement. I was one of those guys that sat in and marched and all that stuff.” In August 1987, the Chicago Tribune wrote that Biden had been a “civil rights activist who joined sit-ins in his youth at the segregated Towne Theater in Wilmington”

Multiple Biden newspaper profiles and interviews include similar claims. A 1975 Washington Post profile reported that Biden had “accumulated some very credible civil rights credentials since adolescence” by “participat[ing] in a high school restaurant boycott and in sit-ins along U.S. 40.” The Baltimore Sun interviewed Biden in 1986 and reported, “As a young man, he took part in sit-ins to desegregate restaurants along U.S. 40 in Delaware.” 

Morning News article in September 1975 said that Biden “joined in sit-ins to desegregate restaurants along U.S. 40 before he joined the Senate.”

The planned sit-ins were known as the “Route 40 Project” and were organized by the Congress of Racial Equality activist group. They took place in the summer, fall, and winter of 1961 when Biden was an 18-year-old college freshman at the University of Delaware. 

Civil rights activists in Wilmington and the University of Delaware while Biden was a student said they don’t recall him participating in any demonstrations. A historian who wrote a book about the Route 40 Project and the Freedom Riders movement said he was unaware of Biden’s involvement. 

“I’ve never heard that,” said Raymond Arsenault, a southern history professor at the University of South Florida and author of Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice. Arsenault said Biden’s participation would have been notable at the time because as a teenager he would have been younger than most of the other activists involved. “Very few of the Route 40 people were that young.”

Biden Goes Into Damage Control After Debate Fiasco

A desperate Joe Biden is already contradicting himself as he tries to put the pieces back together after getting taking apart by Kamala Harris.

According to the Washington Examiner:

Joe Biden sought to reverse damage inflicted at the Democratic debate by California Sen. Kamala Harris over his decades-old anti-busing efforts. 

Harris on Thursday night had singed the former vice president over his busing record and recent boasting of working productively with segregationist-era senators. 

“Thirty seconds to 60 seconds on the campaign debate exchange can’t do justice to a lifetime committed to civil rights,” Biden said Friday at a labor event hosted by Jesse Jackson. “I want to be absolutely clear about my record and position on racial justice including busing. I never, never, ever opposed voluntary busing … I’ve always been in favor of using federal authority to overcome state initiated segregation.” 

His comments to the Chicago audience contrast the explanation he gave during the Democratic primary debate Thursday night, where he defended his decision to opposing busing efforts because they would be “ordered by the Department of Education.”

Axelrod: Biden’s Shameless Flip Flop Raises Questions About Whether He Can Win

It was one of the most rank, absurd, and disingenuous political moves I’ve ever seen. Joe Biden for years has supported the Hyde Amendment, which bars the use of federal funds to pay for most abortions. The current Democratic base, of course, would never abide such a thing, and basically all the other candidates oppose… Continue Reading