Michigan Supreme Court Rules Against Governor Whitmer On Emergency Powers

The Michigan Supreme Court ruled that Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer doesn’t have authority to extend emergency declarations in her state used to mandate COVID-19 restrictions.

Justice Stephen Markman wrote in the majority opinion “We conclude that the Governor lacked the authority to declare a ‘state of emergency’ or a ‘state of disaster’ under the EMA after April 30, 2020, on the basis of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

“Furthermore, we conclude that the EPGA is in violation of the Constitution of our state because it purports to delegate to the executive branch the legislative powers of state government— including its plenary police powers— and to allow the exercise of such powers indefinitely.”

He added “As a consequence, the EPGA cannot continue to provide a basis for the Governor to exercise emergency powers.”

Detroit Free Press reported that: “The court’s opinion throws into question dozens of orders issued by Whitmer related to the coronavirus pandemic, appearing to void them. At the same time, however, since the decision came as a response to questions submitted to the court by a federal judge — and not as part of a state case before it — it wasn’t immediately clear what would happen next or when it would take effect.”

The office of Whitmer responded with a statement, saying “today’s Supreme Court ruling, handed down by a narrow majority of Republican justices, is deeply disappointing, and I vehemently disagree with the court’s interpretation of the Michigan Constitution.”

“Right now, every state and the federal government have some form of declared emergency. With this decision, Michigan will become the sole outlier at a time when the Upper Peninsula is experiencing rates of COVID infection not seen in our state since April,” the statement adds.

Kathy Griffin Says She Will Pray For Trump & Melania Only If They’re “On a Ventilator, For At Least 5 Days”

Reacting to President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump announcing they have been tested positive for COVID-19, anti-Trump comedian Kathy Griffin offered to pray for them on one condition.

The comedian tweeted “Ok fine. I’ll pray for him and the wife on one condition.”

“NOT mild symptoms. And they each go on a ventilator, for at least 5 days. That’s my best and final.”

One Twitter user replied to her post saying: “You are kinder than I am, I want the vice president to also be on a ventilator… “

“And I think that the president and the vice president should have to share the ventilator… I do not want either one of them to die, but sadly, this is the only way they’re going to take it serious,” the tweet said.

Another Twitter user wrote “You’re to kind. I would ask for at least a month on ventilation. Then life behind bars.”

You see 5 days makes it possible for him to be somewhat election capable,” he added in the tweet.

Wallace Rips Dr. Atlas’ Credentials After His Prediction That Trump Will Make Full & Fast Recovery

Fox News anchor Chris Wallace has joined the Beltway chorus throwing shade on Dr. Scott Atlas, who has been advising President Donald Trump on the federal government’s pandemic response.

In an discussion, colleague Sandra Smith teed it up by asking Chris Wallace for his opinion about the doctor’s optimism for the president’s possibly quick recovery from COVID.

Wallace is neither an expert on public health nor apparently debate moderation, the latter based his disastrous performance in emceeing the presidential debate on Tuesday night.

But lack of medical credentials didn’t stop Chris Wallace from dismissing Atlas’ claim that the President and his wife Melania will make a rapid and complete recovery from COVID-19.

“Well, I’m gonna say something — and folks, I’m just trying to give you the truth. Dr. Scott Atlas is not an epidemiologist, is not an infectious disease specialist. He has no training in this area at all. There are a number of top people on the president’s coronavirus task force who have had grave concerns about Scott Atlas and his scientific bona fides,” Wallace told Smith.

“I know I’m gonna get a lot of pushback on this. I very much hope what he says is true. One: He can’t know, because the president is just in the earliest stages of this, and two, I understand the desire of the White House and its political people to try to talk this down, and I’m not certainly trying to talk it up, and I pray the president is fine. But again follow the science. Listen to people like Anthony Fauci, people like Deborah Birx, who have been largely cut off. Listen to the independent people who do not have a political axe to grind, and I frankly don’t think Dr. Scott Atlas is one of those people.”

Chris Wallace separately expressed relief the President Debate Commission ruled out the ceremonial handshake between the two candidates. “The debate commission had decided there would be no opening handshake, and thank God for that. They were about eight feet apart from each other at their podiums.”

Wallace added that he was about eight feet away from both men and never got closer than that to President Trump. Joe Biden did approach Wallace at the end of the debate for a brief chat. Wallace noted that he plans to get tested.

Time will tell as to whether the POTUS and the FLOTUS will suffer severe or mild symptoms from the infection. Meanwhile, Wallace got huge pushback on social media about his remarks. Here is just a sample:

Juanita Broaddrick Torches Wallace – Says It’s About Time Fox Sends Him Over To CNN

Most fair-minded Americans agree that Presidential debate moderator Chris Wallace appeared to show a bias against Trump, favoring Biden.

The Fox News host threw unfair questions at the President. But when Biden refused to answer many of Wallace’s questions, the moderator didn’t even bat an eye.

The debate turned out to be 2-on-1, with Trump have to battle both Biden and Wallace.

And Juanita Broaddrick may have said it best:

“I think it’s time to send Chris Wallace to CNN. He has earned it.”

Trump supporter and Democrat critic Juanita Broaddrick nailed Wallace to the wall for his moderator performance.

She simply said he should leave Fox News and just go to CNN, already.

Saying, “He has earned it,” the woman exposed Wallace’s apparent liberal bias and dislike of President Trump.

Wallace’s grudge with Donald Trump is well-documented, as both men have thrown jabs at each other over the years.

Broaddrick said Wallace should go to CNN, because of that news network’s reputation.

CNN is widely mocked for its heavy liberal-slant. Many criticize the channel for being essentially a propaganda arm for the Democratic Party.

Fox News, on the other hand, is watched by a large cross-section of Americans. Both conservatives and liberals watch the channel, because of its overall balanced coverage of the news.

Hollywood Celebs Trash Trump After First Debate With Biden, James Woods Wasn’t Having It

Several Hollywood celebrities shared their opinions after a contentious first Presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Many expressed emotions like disgust and dismay towards President Donald Trump.

“The View” co-host Joy Behar tweeted “Biden just told the liar to shut up. This is getting good.”

Singer Pink wrote “America, Are you okay with this dipshit? Seriously? I’m so ashamed that we’ve lowered ourselves to even consider another term for this shameful loser. Even if you think it’s still defendable behavior. Your children are watching”

Performer Bette Midler wrote several tweets including:

Trump’s palms are very dark tonight. Does everybody hate him so much he has to apply his own stain now?”

“I would have done a mic drop and walked off. Trump is a pig.”

“Joe Biden is a gentleman. Too bad, when dealing with a cornered rat.”

“DonaldTrump is utterly disgusting and Chris Wallace is a wuss.”

Performer Barbra Streisand wrote “Trump sounds like a maniac with everything he says! Everything is a hoax to him. Everything is fake news. His absolutely horrendous reaction to this pandemic is almost laughable, but certainly not funny”

Star Wars actor Mark Hamill wrote “That debate was the worst thing I’ve ever seen & I was in The Star Wars Holiday Special.”

Actress and Democrat party activist Alyssa Milano wrote “This debate is about good vs. evil. #Debates2020”

“Hulk” actor Mark Ruffalo wrote “President Trump is right now trying to use the Supreme Court to strip Healthcare away from millions of Americans and has said he will use the Supreme court to win the election. Remember Justice Ginsburg’s dying wishes were to appoint a justice after the election. #Debates2020”

Actress Patricia Arquette wrote “.This debate comes at a solemn moment. Over 200,000 Americans have died of Covid with no end in sight. Trump is not the man to lead the country in this emergency.”

Going against the grain of most of his liberal colleagues in Hollywood, Conservative actor James Woods wrote:

“President Trump crushed his opponent Chris Wallace head to head in the debate. There was also another fellow wandering around muttering to himself.”

“I’m looking back over the debate and I just realized that Joe Biden didn’t answer a single question, nor does he have a specific campaign plan for his presidency. He’s literally the #GhostCandidate“

“Outnumbered and out gunned, Trump was an everyman tough guy who declared very clearly he wasn’t about to take any crap from a tired career political hack and his media gunsel. Imagine if Trump had been able to answer one question uninterrupted and Biden been forced to answer his.”

“Biden can’t even answer, because treachery is a coward’s game and Joe Biden is a coward. He hid behind Obama’s skirts throughout #SpyGate, but was equally culpable and guilty.”

CNN Forced To Pull The Plug On Live Supreme Court Video After Hecklers Shout “Fake news, Fake News!”

It’s not easy being CNN when millions of people readily see them as “fake news,” thanks to President Trump’s persistence in calling the network out for its reporting.

On Saturday, CNN was forced to cut away from a live shot outside of the U.S. Supreme Court, when hecklers began shouting, “Fake News!”

CNN correspondent Ariane de Vogue was on site and was discussing the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett with anchor Wolf Blitzer.

“I want to bring in our Supreme Court correspondent Ariane de Vogue,” Blitzer said. “We heard the president say that [Barrett] will decide cases based on the Constitution as written. And then we heard Judge Coney Barrett saying the law must be applied as written.”

“So explain to our viewers what is behind those specific words, where she is coming from and what we would anticipate if she does become a justice on the supreme over the next 30 or 40 years,” he added.

As Vogue began speaking, the unruly crowd behind her began calling out “fake news” and “CNN is fake news!”

Vogue can barely be heard as she mentions the heckling, referring to it as “a little bit of commentary here — it’s a crowd of Trump supporters.”

“I want you to stand by,” Blitzer replied. “We can barely what you are saying because of the crowd behind you. So standing by for a moment.”

He added that they might be able to “appreciate” what Vogue was trying to say if she had a handheld microphone, which may or may not be a shot at the reporter and her production crew.

Such rough treatment is generally reserved for CNN’s primadonna chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta, but given the networks’ actions over the past years, it’s getting harder to consider them a serious news source.

Here’s a quick sampling of responses to the story from Twitter:

Black Trump Supporter Slams Group Of White BLM Protesters In Viral Video, They Leave The Scene Immediately

A viral видео он Instagram shows a black Trump supporter interacting with several white Black Lives Matter supporters and referring to them as “self-hating hypocrites.”

They asked me,” the man wearing a pro-Trump hat says, pointing to the BLM protesters in the background. “’Do you believe black lives matter?’ I said, ‘Hell, I’m black. Of course, my life matters.’”

The group of protesters begin to walk away after the man, who goes by Royale Dinero on Instagram, accuses the group of being racist.

“Black lives only matter when they agree with white liberals,” a man accompanying Dinero can be heard saying to the group.

Dinero then sarcastically referred to videos on social media showing white people kissing the shoes of black people and kneeling before them by asking the group to do the same to him.

“That’s what you support,” he said. “You support people that tell you to kiss their shoe because you’re white. You’re pathetic. You’re pathetic if you sit up there and want to support people who tell you that you need to act a certain way because you’re white.”

At the end of the video, Dinero turns to the camera as the group continues to walk away and refers to them as “racist liberals” and “little sheep.”

Dinero ends the conversation by saying, “Have a blessed day! Be blessed in the Lord.”

Charles Barkley Mocks “Defund The Police,” Defends Police Involved In Breonna Taylor Shooting

During a recent TV segment on TNT, NBA legend Charles Barkley spoke out against the “Defund the Police” movement and defends police involved in the Breonna Taylor shooting.

Barkley said “We need to weed out the bad cops, you know I hear these guys getting on television these politicians talking about ‘defunding the police department.”

“First of all, that would have a negative effect on the black communities” the NBA legend continued. “who the black people gonna call, Ghostbusters when we have crime in our neighborhoods?”

“We need police reform. Like I say white people, especially rich white people, they’re always gonna have cops. So we need to stop the defund or abolish the police crap,” Barkley added.

Barkley also made the argument that you can’t put the Breonna Taylor case in the same situation as George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery because her boyfriend shot at the police.

“This one, I don’t think it was like George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery and things like that,” Barkley said “I feel bad this young lady lost her life, but, you know, we do have to take into account her boyfriend did shoot at the cops and shot a cop.”

Barkley’s remarks resulted in a firestorm of controversy with many left-wing activists angry at him and his name is now trending on Twitter.

78-Year-Old Lady Holds Intruder At Gunpoint In Washington While Alone With Her Dog

SPANAWAY, Wash. (KIRO) – An intruder was in for a surprise when he was interrupted by a grandmother with a gun in Washington.

“At the moment I was scared to death, I really was,” Sandy, who did not provide a last name, said.

She knew something was wrong when her dog named Booboo started barking nonstop that Sunday night.

When she went to see what was happening, Sandy found herself face-to-face with a man trying to break in.

“And we looked at each for a few minutes and he turned and started to leave,” Sandy said, but the 78-year-old wasn’t about to let him get away.

“And I said, ‘Oh, no you don’t. You stay right there.’ And I reached over and got my shotgun and I cocked it and I told him to stay right there because he was going to turn and walk away,” she said.

“Told him to go out, sit on the steps. I followed him out. And when he got to the bottom of the steps I told him to sit down and I just stood here with the shotgun waiting for the police to come.”

MLB Champion Praises 17-Year-Old Who Shot Rioters As “National Treasure” – Gets Mixed Reactions On Social Media

Two-time World Series champion Aubrey Huff praised the 17-year-old who was charged with killing two people during a riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

“#KyleRittenhouse is a national treasure,” Huff tweeted on Wednesday night in a post referring to 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse.

Rittenhouse was arrested and charged with murder after allegedly shooting three people, two fatally, following altercations during a riot over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

Huff’s post was liked and retweeted thousands of times before being deleted Thursday morning following mixed reactions of both support and disgust.

While many Twitter users slammed the former slugger as being racist, several prominent conservatives echoed similar sentiments.

Fox News host Tucker Carlson argued that Americans shouldn’t be surprised Rittenhouse attempted to “maintain order” after local officials declined to “enforce the law” and “watched Kenosha burn.”

“People in charge, from the governor of Wisconsin on down, refused to enforce the law,” Carlson added. “They stood back and watched Kenosha burn. So are we really surprised looting and arson accelerated to murder? How shocked are we that 17-year-olds with rifles decided they had to maintain order when no one else would?”

Others argued that the many viral videos of the incidents show that the teenager was acting in self-defense.

“Have we seen any video of Kyle Rittenhouse than shows anything other than self-defense?” columnist Matt Walsh of Daily Wire tweeted.

Others, primarily on the Left, dismissed the idea that Rittenhouse had the right to defend himself from being attacked because he was wrong to have traveled from Illinois to be there in the first place.

“Anyone defending Kyle Rittenhouse by saying it’s self-defense to go into middle of protest with a weapon & start shooting be careful about your standard,” political commentator Cenk Uygur tweeted. “Is the left-wing also allowed to do that? Walk into a Bundy protest with weapons and start shooting & claim self-defense?”

Rittenhouse is currently being held without bond in Lake County, Illinois, and is due back in court Friday for an extradition hearing for the shooting in Wisconsin.

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