Brad Ashford stepped bravely forward and tweeted and re-tweeted and re-posted and Facebooked how much he luuuuuvs DACA. How much does he love DACA?
Because he says so, right here:
I support the existing DACA and oppose the efforts by the administration to repeal it.
Which is awesome, because he said the exact opposite in 2015 when he was still a Congressman:
“I do not agree with the unilateral action taken by the president,” Ashford said.
That’s fine. We’re sure none of Ashford’s opponents have paid any attention to this.
Probably won’t even bring it up…in their literature…online ads…in debates…
Keep on truckin’, Brad. (Let us know if you’re sticking with that name, btw…)
The whole yell-down of the UNL students on campus has pretty much been covered everywhere, locally and nationally.
One interesting point was what UNL “PhD student and lecturer” Courtney Lawton was chanting at the UNL TPUSA student rep, Katie Mullen:
As you watch it, you hear Lawton saying, “neo-fascist Becky right here, Becky the neo-fascist right here.”
This meant nothing to me, and probably many others.
But it means something to Lawton. As noted on the Powerline blog:
This is odd. Did Lawton somehow think that Katie’s name was Becky?
I don’t think so. This is the sort of thing that most people don’t know, but the Urban Dictionary says “Becky” means “a basic bitch.” It also means “hot white girl” and denotes a woman who enjoys giving oral sex.
It is this last meaning that was celebrated by a rapper named Plies in his rap titled “Becky,” which has been viewed over 10 million times on YouTube.
How very woke of Ms. Lawton.
And another person noted that Lawton seems to be a member of the Betsy Riot group. (Here she is at the TPUSA table, and another of a Rioter (note shoes and rings…).
You remember that Betsy Riot are the ones who do things like throw blood on Senator Deb Fischer’s door, and plasters this stuff on Don Bacon’s office.
Maybe I’ve missed the local Democrats denouncing all of this. Maybe I’ve missed their strong statements castigating this abhorrent behaviour of their supporters.
But probably not.
To hear a little more, here is Nebraska Regent Hal Daub discussing the matter with KLIN’s Coby Mach:
Workin’ for the Weekend
But hey, not to be outdone, here is your’s truly discussing Democrat Jane Raybould’s U.S. Senate candidacy with Mach last week.
Viva la Papa!
Recently there were news reports about former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer getting the opportunity to meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican. This was news since Spicer didn’t get to meet with the Pope when President Trump did, and Spicer is Catholic, etc. etc. Palace intrigue and all that.
In any case, when this story hit, there was further info that four U.S. Congressmen were in the Papal audience (of about 100 people, it seems) with Spicer.
One of them was…Rep. Jeff Fortenberry.
And Fortenberry’s office confirmed that he WAS there, on behalf of the International Catholic Legislators Network.
His office reports that Fortenberry, “also had bilateral meetings with the Vatican foreign ministry, the US Embassy to the Vatican, and the US Mission to the United Nations on food security issues.”
But, apparently no photos with the Pontiff.
Or WERE THERE???
There’s this pic of the Pope greeting the audience, (with Sean Spicer in the front row, right, taking an iPhone pic):
Then, let’s glance to the left, back of the room. Who’s silver-gray doo is that back there?
Could it be?
Hmm. We may need an ex cathedra ruling on this…
Have a great weekend and Go Huskers!