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New GOP Rep. Burgess Owens Introduces The Freedom Force

The Republican answer to The Squad.

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When it comes to well known US House legislative groupings, the Democrats bring to the table a bartender, two raging antisemites, and a certified lunatic.

The Republicans, because of their congressional romp in the recent elections…

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…can see their 2 pair and raise them at least 9. So take a face pill, Squad. Make way for the… Freedom Force? Okay, a little cartoony. But, that’s what they seem to have settled on (Rep-elect Byron Donalds’ suggestion of “Voltron” was soooo much cooler). Thus, Freedom Force it is.

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FNC: “Retired NFL safety Burgess Owens, now the congressman-elect in Utah’s 4th Congressional District, touted the new coalition of Republican women and minority lawmakers during an appearance on Fox News’ ‘The Ingraham Angle.’ ”

“It’s interesting because we have a group of people who came in, we are very diverse and different races. We share in common the love for our country. I have to thank the American people across the country. We flipped over 14 seats and we did not lose one. It was a message for the American people [that] we want to get back to basics and we love our nation. This group will be … giving a contrast to the hard left. We have … a group of people who believe in God, country, and family; a respect for women and authority — and the other side that hates everything I mentioned…The American people drift towards light. They are going to love the messaging and policies we put in place. We are all about the middle class thriv[ing].”

On their backstories? “We’ve all dealt with the harshness, the evil of socialism and Marxism. So we can talk from experience. I’m part of a generation that got snookered by the left.”

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Other members of the Freedom Force include Republican Reps.-elect Carlos Gimenez, Maria Elvira Salazar and Byron Donalds of Florida; Michelle Steel of California; Nicole Malliotakis of New York; Stephanie Bice of Oklahoma; and Victoria Spartz of Indiana.

Then Owens goes in for the kill, “Because unlike the leftists, which are racist, the American people believe in the same thing: We want hope … and opportunity, and the chance to get out there and work for our dreams.”

This piece was written by David Kamioner on November 28, 2020. It originally appeared in DrewBerquist.com and is used by permission.

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