Three news-aggregation pieces by Quin Hillyer at Liberty Headlines. Follow the links in the headlines for the full stories.

Sen. Kennedy: Some Dems Have No Soul, Mothers Didn’t Breast-Feed Them:

John Neely Kennedy, Republican U.S. Senator from Louisiana, had some harsh and colorful things to say about some of his Democratic colleagues – and a pithy plea for Republican colleague Jeff Flake – in a Fox News interview on Wednesday morning.

“If you think this is a search for the truth, you oughta put down the bong,” Kennedy said, repeating a comment from yesterday, speaking about Senate Democrats’ treatment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. “And it’s true: This isn’t about the truth anymore; it’s about ‘just win, baby’. It doesn’t matter who gets destroyed.”

Kennedy was just getting warmed up.

“Some of my colleagues on the Democratic side are in good faith. Some I’m convinced – I could be convinced, I’m rapidly being convinced – don’t have a soul,” he said. “Their mothers didn’t breast-feed them; they didn’t have to: They went to raw meat; they went right to raw meat….”

Kennedy Fights Banks That Fight Gun Rights:

Sen. John Neely Kennedy, R-Louisiana, is taking shots at Citigroup and Bank of America for accepting taxpayer money while trying to restrict the Second Amendment gun rights of their customers. Kennedy last week introduced the “No Red and Blue Banks Act,” which would “to prohibit the federal government from giving contracts to banks that discriminate against lawful businesses based solely on social policy considerations.” Specifically, Kennedy is targeting the banks for anti-gun policies they have implemented this year….

Liberals Crying Crocodile Tears Have Severe Case of Amnesia:

In what critics might say is one of the worst-ever examples of the pot calling even ivory “black,” a top aide to former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wrote a column this week saying that current Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “broke the Senate and hurt the country.”

The writer, Jim Manley, was communications chief for Reid, the Democrat from Nevada. Before that, he worked for 11 years for Massachusetts leftist Ted Kennedy—and even before that for Democratic Majority Leader George Mitchell of Maine. All three of his former bosses were known for ruthlessness in pursuit of power and for bending Senate traditions to suit partisan purposes. (Examples, momentarily.)…

 

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