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  • Scarborough Rants on Red Sox Visit: ‘Most Racist President in Our Lifetime’

    05/11/2019 8:12:59 AM PDT · by rktman · 65 replies ^ | 5/10/2019 | Randy Hall
    One day after the visit to the White House by Boston Red Sox players celebrating the team’s 2018 World Series championship, the hosts on Friday’s edition of Morning Joe on MSNBC asserted that if even one player didn’t want to go, the others should have stayed away as well. The strongest comment came from co-host Joe Scarborough, who said no one on the baseball team should have taken part because Donald Trump is “the most racist president certainly in our lifetime.” While discussing what happened on Thursday, the panelists pointed to the fact that Alex Cora -- the team manager...
  • Civil rights group: 2nd Amendment opponents owe nation apology

    05/10/2019 7:52:41 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies ^ | 5/10/2019 | unknown
    Anti-gun activists and politicians who said they were staging a “vigil” at a Colorado school to honor STEM Highlands Ranch student Kendrick Castillo, 18, who died in a shooting this week, turned it into an anti-gun rally. They’ve apologized to the students, whose grief was exploited in pursuit of a political agenda. But a civil rights organization says that should be just the beginning. “Wednesday’s vigil was supposed to honor the heroic sacrifice of 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo and to support other students who were injured, and give students a chance to speak from their hearts,” said Alan Gottlieb, chairman of...
  • Denver Post Sports Writer, Nuggets' Coach Call For Gun Control After School Shooting

    05/09/2019 8:56:26 AM PDT · by rktman · 36 replies ^ | 5/8/2019 | Jay Maxson
    Just hours after the deadly school shooting in Colorado Tuesday, the coach of the NBA's Denver Nuggets called for gun control. Then Denver Post sports columnist Mark Kiszla joined in the call, declaring, "We love our guns more than we love our children" and demanding "the change" that translates to gun control. Tuesday's shooting at the STEM School Highland Ranch south of Denver that left one victim dead and eight wounded prompted these knee-jerk demands that always follow gun violence. Prior to the Nuggets' home playoff game against Portland Tuesday night, Coach Michael Malone (see photo of Malone's pre-game press...
  • Students walk out of school shooting vigil Tell Colorado politicians to quit using(T)

    05/09/2019 6:57:23 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies ^ | 5/9/2019 | unknown
    A vigil for the victims of the recent shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch that was organized by Team ENOUGH, a student-led initiative that is part of pro-gun control group Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, did not go as planned as students walked out to protest the group’s politicization of the tragedy. During the vigil, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America activists, Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colo., each made remarks the students in attendance did not appreciate because, according to them, the adults were politicizing the event. The students walked out of the...
  • Censorship: Big Tech’s Role in the 2020 Election

    05/08/2019 7:43:23 PM PDT · by GeneBrownUSA · 8 replies ^ | 05/07/2019 | Gene Brown
    Censorship was never supposed to happen in America, but the left is using big-tech to silence conservative voices. Massive corporations like Facebook and Twitter are working to keep their echo chambers full of liberal propaganda. It started with Alex Jones, from Infowars, when social media and tech giants coordinated efforts to de-platform his organization. It wasn’t a single instance of censorship by one corporation. Jones was systematically taken off every major social media service in a coordinated effort throughout Silicon Valley. Companies independent of each other were involved in taking his content down. Showing just how powerful big tech can...
  • NBC Med Drama Pushes 'Socialized Medicine,' Calls U.S. Military 'Largest Socialist(T)

    05/08/2019 7:53:25 AM PDT · by rktman · 22 replies ^ | 5/8/2019 | Annie Piper
    Public hospitals are socialized medicine. It already happened, it's already here, and it had nothing to do with me. So why don't we just call some things like we see it, right? The U.S. Military--largest and most funded socialist program in the entire world. We have public schools and-- and public libraries, and the police department and the fire department. And we can all get behind socialism there, but just not in our hospitals.
  • HBO Teams With Dick’s Sporting Goods to Push Gun Control

    04/29/2019 8:18:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 57 replies ^ | 4/29/2019 | Jay Maxson
    Two staunch gun control advocates, HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel and Dick's Sporting Goods, got locked and loaded together for an assault on the Second Amendment last week. Real Sports reporter David Scott interviewed gun restrictions advocate Ed Stack, the CEO at Dick's Sporting Goods, to talk about why his business has discontinued sales of AR-15s. "I don't want it in our stores, and it will never be in our stores. I think the risk out-weighs the reward," Stack (in photo) told Scott, an Emmy Award-winning producer. Stack said, "This rifle has its genesis in war, and people can...
  • Should we ban Dems from speaking on 2nd Amendment?

    04/20/2019 9:29:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies ^ | 4/19/2019 | Brent Smith
    California representative Eric Swalwell is the latest empty suit to enter the presidential sweepstakes on the democrat side. He evidently intends to make gun control – or rather, gun confiscation – his Numero Uno campaign agenda issue. Last year Swalwell wrote: “An assault weapon, then, is a hand-held weapon of war, capable of spraying a crowd with more lethal fire in seconds. We should ban possession of military-style semiautomatic assault weapons, we should buy back such weapons from all who choose to abide by the law, and we should criminally prosecute any who choose to defy it by keeping their...
  • Hirono on Breitbart Story: Trump Is ‘Encouraging’ Supporters to Assault People(T)

    03/15/2019 10:04:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies ^ | 3/15/2019 | Pam Key
    Full header: "Hirono on Breitbart Story: Trump Is ‘Encouraging’ Supporters to Assault People, Behave in a Dangerous Way" Thursday on MSNBC’s “All In,” Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) reacted to an exclusive Breitbart News Network interview with President Donald Trump. Hirono said, “I think it’s more than an implicit threat. I think it sounds very much to me like he’s encouraging them to engage in something that’s probably illegal such as assaulting people, you know behave in a dangerous way. That sounds like a threat to me. I think it’s appalling.”
  • Video shows bus aide in Martin Co. pulling 'Make America Great Again' hat off teen's head

    03/09/2019 9:03:42 AM PST · by rktman · 71 replies ^ | 3/7/2019 | Meghan McRoberts
    Surveillance video on a Martin County school bus shows a bus aide yelling at a student to take off a Trump hat, then grabbing it off of his head. Now, the Martin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating whether the bus aide committed a crime. Gunnar Johansson, 14, said this week, students were allowed to wear a hat to school if they made a donation to March of Dimes. He decided to wear a Trump, Make America Great Again hat, “to show my pride in Trump America,” Johansson said. He boarded his bus to Hidden Oaks Middle School, and within seconds,...
  • Awkward: Shannon Watts Assumes Pearl Wearing Legislators Targeted Her Group But One Tweet(T)

    03/07/2019 10:07:57 AM PST · by rktman · 10 replies ^ | 3/7/2019 | Beth Baumann
    Full Headline: Awkward: Shannon Watts Assumes Pearl Wearing Legislators Targeted Her Group But One Tweet Proves That Theory Wrong Republican members of the New Hampshire House of Representatives have sparked social media outrage after wearing pearls during a hearing on Extreme Risk Protection Orders, commonly referred to as "red flag laws." Many state legislatures are considering implementing these laws, which would make it easier for police to confiscate a person's guns if he or she is believed to be a threat to themselves or others. According to the Washington Post, the legislators' motives were easy to see. "The implication was...
  • NRA magazine cover triggers Democrats into phony outrage

    02/24/2019 12:54:34 PM PST · by rktman · 53 replies ^ | 2/24/2019 | K Townsend
    The NRA magazine The American Rifleman’s March 2019 cover has set off the left. Democrats have a short fuse in the gun rights debate anyway, but the current outrage is particularly unserious. The cover features a photo op Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats, including former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, took when Pelosi spoke about universal background check legislation Democrats are putting up for a vote next week. Next to that photo is the NRA’s wording – “Target Practice” with the subtitle “Congressional Democrats target gun owners for persecution with extreme firearm transfer bans.”
  • EXCLUSIVE: College Bars Young Americans for Freedom Chapter From Displaying a Pro-2A Flag

    02/15/2019 11:35:01 AM PST · by jazusamo · 13 replies ^ | February 15, 2019 | Beth Baumann
    Students at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California are having their First Amendment rights trampled on by school administrators. Students from OCC's Young Americans for Freedom chapter on Wednesday were tabling during a student recruitment fair. The goal was simple: to attract new members to the conservative student organization. Part of the students' booth display included a pro-Second Amendment flag that said "Don't Tread On Me" and "2nd Amendment Since 1789." But because two silhouettes of rifles appeared on the flag, administrators approached the students during the recruitment fair and demanded it be taken down. According to the...
  • Scarborough: ‘Donald Trump’s Campaign Has Always Been About Those Who Are Not White’

    02/15/2019 9:55:48 AM PST · by rktman · 39 replies ^ | 2/15/2019 | Trent Baker
    During Friday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, host Joe Scarborough reacted to President Donald Trump’s plan to declare a national emergency to build a wall at the southern border, saying the president is “playing on racist fears.” According to Scarborough, Trump’s campaign “has always been” about people who are not white taking over the United States.
  • Anti-Gun Activist: AR-15 Owners Hunt Human Beings(hogg pukery)

    02/13/2019 11:16:19 AM PST · by rktman · 85 replies ^ | 2/13/2019 | Matt Vespa
    "The truth of the matter is weapons like the AR-15 have an effective range of over 1,500 meters," Hogg said. "If you're using a weapon with an effective range of over 1,500 meters, you are not defending yourself. You are hunting a human being."
  • So-Called Protector of the First Amendment Gets a T-Shirt Banned Because It's 'Offensive'(T)

    02/12/2019 4:04:44 PM PST · by rktman · 20 replies ^ | 2/12/2019 | Katie Pavlich
    Full Header: So-Called Protector of the First Amendment Gets a T-Shirt Banned Because It's 'Offensive' to Journalists In the age of Trump, journalists have been repeatedly called out by the commander-in-chief as "fake news." After a barrage of corrections or full retractions on "breaking news" stories covering everything from the Russia investigation, smearing high school boys and border security, many in the media have roundly earned the label. But the leftist "defenders of Democracy," who parade under the guise of journalists, seem to only want First Amendment protections for themselves. After all, to them conservative media doesn't count and they...
  • Climate Alarmists Reduced to Recycling Discredited Attacks on Skeptics

    02/02/2019 12:01:28 PM PST · by rktman · 24 replies ^ | 2/2/2019 | Marc Sheppard
    Anyone who continues to question whether [manmade global warming] is happening should be ostracized from the public debate. They should not be invited on cable news or the Sunday Shows to spread misinformation and outright lies. These voices have been granted legitimacy for far too long.
  • Why the decision to wear MAGA hats matters

    01/25/2019 4:42:36 PM PST · by C19fan · 36 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 25, 2019 | Matthew A. Sears
    Do symbols like the red “Make America Great Again” hat matter? This has been the question at the core of the media circus surrounding the encounter in Washington, D.C., between students of Covington (Ky.) Catholic High School and indigenous activist Nathan Phillips. Just as swiftly as the chanting and smirking boys were condemned on social media and in major media outlets, a longer video of the encounter caused many pundits to recant their initial condemnation and to apologize for treating the boys unfairly. Most outlets are now running with the lead that the students were unfairly stereotyped because of their...
  • Covington Student Speaks Out About Encounter With Native American Activist

    01/23/2019 10:18:19 AM PST · by rktman · 62 replies ^ | 1/23/2019 | Leah Barkoukis
    Nick Sandmann, the high school student at the center of the media frenzy over his interaction with Native American activist Nathan Phillips in Washington, D.C. last week, said he does not believe his actions that day were disrespectful. Speaking to the “Today” show in a segment that aired Wednesday, Sandmann said he “had every right to stand there” but repeatedly wished the group of students he was with “could have walked away and avoided it.” “But I can’t say I’m sorry for standing there,” he said when Savannah Guthrie asked if he felt he owed anyone an apology.
  • David Hogg Appearance At Penn State Met With Protestors(awwww)

    01/22/2019 10:38:34 AM PST · by rktman · 12 replies ^ | 1/21/2019 | tom knighton
    For years now, anyone from the political right has had to worry about protestors when they go to speak at a college or university almost anywhere in the country. Most of the time, it’s not a big deal, but there have been riots and other sorts of nastiness, all because some didn’t like the ideology of the speaker. Now, it looks like the pro-gun crowd is willing to play a similar, though thankfully more subdued, game.