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By CHRISTOPHER MANION

CNN’s exit polls of those voting for Members of the U.S. House of Representatives found that Republicans won among those over 65 (+13 percent) and those 45-64 (+11 percent), while Democrats won among those between 30 and 44 (+2 percent) and those 18-29 (+28 percent).
Yahoo News reports that, two days after the polls closed, “Joe Biden thanked young voters for turning out in historic numbers. ‘They voted to continue addressing the climate crisis, gun violence, their personal rights and freedoms and the student debt relief,’ he said.”
Uh-Oh.
That same day, a Federal Court in Fort Worth, Texas, vacated Biden’s “unlawful” student loan payoff, calling it “an unconstitutional exercise of Congress’ legislative power.”
As U.S. District Judge Mark T. Pittman wrote:
“The Constitution vests ‘all legislative powers’ in Congress. This power, however, can be delegated to the executive branch. But if the executive branch seeks to use that delegated power to create a law of vast economic and political significance, it must have clear congressional authorization. If not, the executive branch unconstitutionally exercises ‘legislative powers’ vested in Congress. In this case, the HEROES Act — a law to provide loan assistance to military personnel defending our nation — does not provide the executive branch clear congressional authorization to create a $400 billion student loan forgiveness program. The Program is thus an unconstitutional exercise of Congress’ legislative power and must be vacated.”
Of course, Judge Pittman’s findings also apply to thousands of the Biden administration’s illegal mandates, executive orders, and policy perversions. Using these usurped powers, unelected Deep State bureaucrats have assaulted everything from the religious rights of pro-life medical personnel to the privacy rights of girls whose schools force them to entertain boys in women’s locker rooms.
But beyond Judge Pittman’s desperately needed civics lesson, consider the classic con that Biden has pulled on the millions of student-debt holders who voted for “Joe’s Free Money.”
Joe lied.
They aren’t going to get it.
He bought them — and now he’s sold them out.
This is not new.
In the “world’s oldest profession,” prostitutes are roped into squalor and slavery due to drugs, debt, or outright kidnapping by sex trafficking gangs like Mexico’s Coyotes.
In this unlovely business, the slavemasters are called “pimps.”
In Biden’s student debt forgiveness scandal, that role was adroitly and unashamedly played by the likes of Senators Liz Warren and Bernie Sanders.
For years these two multimillionaire socialists have bribed voters with promises of free money and free sex, all of it free of any consequences.
And that’s what prostitution’s pimps do too. In one North Carolina case, members of a motorcycle gang that runs the strip joint identify attractive women and lure them with free drugs and invitations to wild, all-night parties.
After thirty days of getting her addicted, the thug tells the target that now she has to pay for it.
“But I don’t have that kind of money,” she cries.
“Come on, honey, you can make that in two hours working at the club.”
And now Joe tells the voters, “Sorry, honey, now you gotta pay for it.”
This is what socialists always do.
So the gals wanted free drugs and suddenly discovered that they were prostitutes.
And the kids wanted free money and suddenly discovered. . . .

A Most Unhappy Anniversary

This coming Monday — November 21— marks the first anniversary of the terrorist massacre of participants in a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wis. Darrell Brooks, a black racist and career criminal, killed six and wounded over fifty of the celebrants when he intentionally roared through the crowd in his sports utility vehicle.
News of the Waukesha murders — six fatalities, plus half a hundred wounded — quickly disappeared not only from the national media but even from the front page of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the major local paper in Waukesha. Joe Biden bemoaned the “horrific tragedy,” but like the BBC, MSNBC, and NPR, Joe couldn’t call it a hate crime or even blame the driver. Mimicking its secular colleagues, the USCCB’s own news service also blamed the racist massacre on “an SUV” in several stories.
Joe Biden’s “task force on domestic terrorism” paid the Waukesha mass slaughter no mind. And, while the police involved in the death of George Floyd were tried and convicted on Federal charges of depriving Floyd of his civil rights, no Federal charges were filed against Brooks. Moreover, while almost 100 U.S. bishops issued statements condemning the racist murder of George Floyd, only Waukesha’s local ordinary, Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki, spoke up at all about the dead and wounded.
“As the shepherd of the Catholic community of southeastern Wisconsin, I feel compelled to stand in solidarity with those who have been affected by this senseless act,” said the archbishop, who also led a prayer procession in memory of the victims.
In 2016, the USCCB appointed the Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism, with Bishop Shelton J. Fabre of Houma-Thibodaux as its chairman. One would think that Waukesha represented a classic example of a racist crime. However, when we asked his secretary if Bishop Fabre had made a statement regarding the massacre, we received no reply.
This past Thursday, a Wisconsin jury sentenced Brooks to six consecutive life sentences for the murders of Jackson Sparks, 8; Tamara Durand, 52; Jane Kulich, 52; LeAnna Owen, 71; Virginia Sorenson, 79; and Wilhelm Hospel, 81.
Wisconsin does not have the death penalty.

Leftovers

Last month, an illegal alien attacked Mr. Paul Pelosi, husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, at their home in San Francisco. The attacker, David DePape, has been charged with assault and attempted kidnapping in Federal District Court.
The investigation revealed that DePape is an illegal alien. Unfortunately, however, San Francisco is a “Sanctuary City,” so DePape was safe from being deported to his home in Canada.
California’s bishops unanimously support sanctuary cities, and so does Paul Pelosi’s wife Nancy. However, had officials been allowed to act according to law, he would have been deported to a mental ward in Canada long ago, and Mr. Pelosi would be at home in good health today.
On November 11, Peter K. Kilpatrick was installed as the president of Catholic University in Washington. In his inaugural remarks, he pledged to make the school America’s “premier Catholic research university,” and said that he’d work to double the size of the student body on both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Uh-oh.
Upon hearing the news, my first thought was, “He’d better read Charlie Rice’s What Happened to Notre Dame, because that’s what longtime president Theodore Hesburgh, CSC, wanted for Notre Dame as well — a goal whose fulfillment brought calamitous consequences to Our Lady’s University that [persevere] to this day.
But wait — Dr. Kilpatrick was dean of engineering at Notre Dame when Obama came to campus in 2009. So the question arises, does he already know what happened to Notre Dame? And is that what he wants for Catholic U?
The U.S. Senate passed a same-sex marriage bill Wednesday, November 16. Consequences?
The bill will allow the Internal Revenue Service (with its 87,000 new employees) to revoke the tax-exempt status of churches that discriminate against non-traditional marriage. Religiously affiliated adoption centers and foster care providers will also be challenged. Small business owners who choose to support only traditional marriage will also be liable to federal penalties.
Lawsuits galore will explode, of course, with Biden’s Department of Justice using unlimited taxpayer funds to attack groups like the Little Sisters of the Poor, whose resources are severely limited.
Disastrous, of course — but who cares?
Twelve Republicans don’t. All of them has-beens, looking for million-a-year lobbying jobs that (ahem) don’t go to “homophobes,” they voted “aye.”
And so did eighteen Catholics.
And they have eighteen bishops.
Maybe their bishops will do something.

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