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March 3, 2023

Trump Thinks Republican Candidates Are Avoiding CPAC Because They're Afraid Of Him - Ring of Fire



The annual CPAC convention kicked off on Thursday, but the conference already looks like it is going to be a shell of its former self. Many of the top Republicans in the country - including those running for President - have decided to skip the event this year, and Donald Trump has launched a conspiracy theory as to why that is. He believes they are skipping because they know they aren't as popular as he is, but Ring of Fire's Farron Cousins offers a far more valid reason why many conservatives are sitting this one out.


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*This transcript was generated by a third-party transcription software company, so please excuse any typos.

The annual C P A C convention has officially kicked off, and according to all of the available reports, it's pretty much a shell of what it used to be. The audience is not quite as packed as it has been in years past, and of course, multiple high profile republicans have decided this year that it's not even worth their time. You have Ron DeSantis, Mike Pence, Ronna McDaniel, Marco Rubio, all have said Thanks, but no thanks. We are not coming to cpac. And of course, Donald Trump is out there with a new conspiracy theory as to why all of these people do not want to show up to cpac, and it's apparently because they're afraid of him. Here's what Trump posted on truth social. The only reason certain candidates won't be going to CPAC is because the crowds have no interest in anything. They have to say they've heard it all before and don't want to hear it again, but my speech on Saturday night is already a sold out monster, and he said he's going to quote, talk about the fact that obviously our country is going to hell and how to fix it.

Yeah, it must be annoying for Republicans to hear somebody come up on stage and just say the same thing over and over, that people have heard from that person for years on end. I, I'm sure Donald Trump of all people knows how tired audiences are of hearing the same talking points repeated over and over and over because that man has not changed his speeches one bit for the last two years. He has winded nonstop about losing the 2020 election and as a result has been losing audiences. He hasn't held a ton of rallies in the last 12 months, but the ones that he has held videos have shown people pouring out of the auditorium, usually about 15 minutes into his speech when they realize he has nothing new to say. But according to him, the other candidates are afraid to show up because they know the audience doesn't like them, even though, again, according to reports, the the audiences just aren't there.

And it's not because, I mean, the reason the candidates are not shown up is not because they're afraid of Trump or afraid of the audience. It's because CPAC, of course, has a very dark cloud over it this year with, uh, founder Matt Sch slap facing a lawsuit from a former aid who alleges that schlep groped him. So there's that, which is pretty much a big deal in Republican world, of course. But there's also the fact that you have the club for growth, or as Trump cleverly puts it, the club for no growth. They're also holding a, uh, competing rally or event, whatever the hell you want to

Call it, it this weekend. But if you do end up at cpac, don't worry. You're still of course, gonna see Donald Trump and you're gonna hear from Republican heavyweights like, uh, Mike Lindell, founder of MyPillow. But if that's not your speed, don't worry. You can still hear from Kerry Lake who lost the Arizona gubernatorial election. Um, so yeah, that, that sounds like a real banger this weekend, right? Of course.
March 3, 2023

U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales defiant as he faces censure for breaking with Republican Party

The censure resolution cites Gonzales’ rejection of a border security proposal by fellow Texas Republican Rep. Chip Roy, and his support of a bill for same-sex marriage protections and a bipartisan gun safety law.

BY PATRICK SVITEK, Texas Tribune


U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales, R-San Antonio, is digging in as he faces a potential censure by the Republican Party of Texas over his recent positions breaking with the party.

The party’s executive committee is set to hold a quarterly meeting Saturday where it will consider a censure resolution that cites a few of the notable ways in which Gonzales has split from his party in recent months. Those include his rejection of a border security proposal by his fellow Texas Republican Rep. Chip Roy, and his support of a bill defending same-sex marriage protections and a bipartisan gun law that passed in response to the Uvalde school shooting in his district.

“What censure?” Gonzales said when asked about it by reporters Thursday in San Antonio. “Has a censure taken place? I think they’re gonna vote on it Saturday, and we’ll see how that goes.”

Gonzales added — as he has before — that he has no regrets about supporting the gun safety law, which expanded background checks, among other things. He was the only House Republican from Texas to support the measure — and one of only 14 nationwide.

Read more: https://www.texastribune.org/2023/03/02/tony-gonzales-republican-censure-texas/
March 3, 2023

This Is The Biggest Threat To China's System; Chinese Economy & Financial System - China Update



00:00 Introduction
00:59 Chinese Financial System I: Debt & Balance Sheets
06:26 Chinese Financial System II: Local Fiscal Stress
March 3, 2023

Pakistan Default Imminent as $22 Billion Debt Repayments are Due & Inflation Hits 50 Year High



PAKISTAN is on the verge of DEAFULT and is facing ECONOMIC MELTDOWN as the country runs out of Cash and Energy & Food Costs continue to Escalate. Pakistan has over $275 BILLION of DEBT and requires over $30 BILLION to service its debt and purchase FUEL & FOOD over the next 6 months. An urgent BAILOUT is needed and Pakistan is in discussions with the IMF about a Bailout Loan however the IMF want Pakistan to agree to Terms that they do not like. In a desperate attempt to avoid BANKRUPTCY Pakistan has now agreed an Oil Supply Deal with Russia but is in Urgent Need of some Capital as the Reserves are now down to $3BN meaning that the country has less than 3 weeks cash remaining.

Chapters:
0:00 Intro
1:36 PAKISTAN
2:50 PROBLEMS
3:53 CURRENCY
5:33 INFLATION
8:01 DEBT
10:54 IMF BAILOUT
12:45 RATING
15:24 SUMMARY & CONCLUSION
March 3, 2023

Moldovia in peril - Eastern Express - TVP World



Tensions between Russia and Moldova have escalated in recent months, with possible Russian aggression on the horizon. Two scenarios are being considered: direct aggression from the Black Sea or from Transnistria, or a hybrid option involving the overthrow of the Moldovan government through demonstrations aided by Russian saboteurs. TVP World prepared a report and invited Ioana Constantin-Bercean from the University of Bucharest’s Institute of Political Science and International Relations to shed more light on the issue.


March 3, 2023

Adelaide anti-vaccination protest used for Russian propaganda - ABC News (Australia)



A protest against vaccination in Adelaide has turned into a propaganda piece for the Russian regime.

Articles have appeared on several Russian news sites, describing the event as a pro-Russia rally -- but organizers say their demonstration has been "hijacked".
March 3, 2023

Kimmel: Right Wing Crazies Gather to Praise Trump, Santos' Lies Hit New Heights & MTG Wants Nationa



Right Wing Crazies Gather to Praise Trump, Santos’ Lies Hit New Heights & MTG Wants National Divorce

Easter is a month away and if you are looking to do better than a basket full of plastic grass there is a new gift item available, far-right wingers have gathered at CPAC in praise of their lord and savior Donald Trump, Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana has decided to take his hilarious act on the road, Don Jr. has been lashing out at any Republican who tries to challenge Daddy Don, Mike Pence appears to be distancing himself even further from his former boss, the White House unveiled President Biden’s new Cyber Security plan, George Santos is under official investigation by the House Ethics Committee, rumors continue to swirl about the identity of his new campaign treasurer Andrew Olsen, Marjorie Taylor Greene calls for a national divorce, the automaker Ford considered building self-driving cars that can repossess themselves, and we venture out on to Hollywood Boulevard to ask pedestrians what the last book they read was.

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