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  • How Hillary Clinton crippled the Puerto Rican relief effort

    09/29/2017 4:00:39 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 18 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 09-29-17 | DrJohn
    CBS This Morning never opens without a cheap shot at Donald Trump. Charlie Rose noted the Donald Trump was praising the relief efforts "others" were saying it was taking too long. Never mind that this is an island 1,000 miles from Miami. This isn't Texas or Florida. Never mind the 8,000 personnel that are currently there. Never mind that. Let's talk about who made the relief efforts much more difficult than they might have been otherwise. Hillary Clinton.Clinton has been bashing Trump non-stop since the hurricane struck the island. Trump is "not interested" in talking about Puerto Rico says she....
  • ESPN’s Jemele Hill: Leaving SportsCenter was “100% My Choice”

    02/04/2018 6:13:03 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 31 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Of course! Who wouldn't want to leave ESPN's flagship show, viewed weekly by millions, and move to an obscure website read by . . . dozens? In October, Jemele Hill was suspended by ESPN for, among other things, calling President Trump a "white supremacist." ESPN more recently announced that Hill would be moving from her role as SportsCenter host to writing for a website called The Undefeated. On Al Sharpton's MSNBC show today, Hill claimed that her move from SportsCenter to The Undefeated was "100% my choice." Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Sharpton: Blacks Unemployed 'Cause of Racist Republicans (From Nov 2nd, 2010—Please help me analyze)

    01/19/2018 3:13:11 PM PST · by WeWaWes · 24 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 11/02/2010 | Fox News Video
    A 1:50 short video from the Rev AL and Don Lemon that aired November 2nd, 2010. Don Lemon: "The big issue is money, jobs and the economy."
  • Sharpton Hits Trump With Fat Joke: You Should Order Three Big Macs Instead of Two

    01/15/2018 12:47:51 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 72 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | January 15, 2018 | David Rutz
    Al Sharpton hit President Donald Trump for his weight during comments marking Martin Luther King Jr., Day in Harlem, quipping he should order three Big Macs instead of two. According to New York Times writer Shane Goldmacher, Sharpton complimented New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D.) as a "national celebrity" and, perhaps alluding to potential White House ambitions, said Trump should "get your best gloves out" before making the joke about Trump's fondness for fast food. It's a noteworthy comment from Sharpton, given his former obesity. The now slimmed down-Sharpton once weighed more than 300 pounds. In 2014, the New York...
  • Sharpton Admits: Took Time for Me to Understand MLK’s Message—”Tone Matters”

    01/14/2018 6:02:43 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 31 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Say “Al Sharpton” in conservative circles, and the likely response is a recitation of his incendiary past, including Tawana Brawley, the Crown Heights Riot and Freddie’s Fashion Mart. But people can and do change. And when people on the left change in a positive way, it’s good for us on the right to acknowledge it. So I’m going to say something that might not be well received by some fellow conservatives, but that I believe is true: Al Sharpton has become a more mellow, constrained and responsible person. I first wrote about it six years ago, during the Trayvon Martin...
  • “NIKKI HALEY STUCK A KNIFE IN HIS BACK”: ROGER STONE IS WRITING THE STORY OF TRUMP’S DOWNFALL

    12/13/2017 1:33:43 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 70 replies
    DECEMBER 13, 2017 | GABRIEL SHERMAN
    “NIKKI HALEY STUCK A KNIFE IN HIS BACK”: ROGER STONE IS ALREADY WRITING THE STORY OF TRUMP’S DOWNFALL (Vanity Fair can only be linked to)
  • Sharpton S-s-s-lowing Down?

    11/26/2017 7:01:59 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 12 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    It’s not unusual for Al Sharpton to have his entanglements with the English language. His “resist we much” moment from 2011 has become a cult classic. But on his MSNBC show this morning, there was something different about Sharpton’s stumbles. It wasn’t just his repeated flubbing of the name of rapper Meek Mill’s lawyer, Joe Tacopina. It was the super-slow cadence with which Sharpton spoke. For those old enough to remember, think 78RPM record played at 45. Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Sharpton: “Outlaw Semi-Automatic Weapons”

    11/12/2017 6:46:35 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 57 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    One of the obstacles to rational discussion of guns in America is the profound ignorance about guns on the part of many pushing for tighter controls. Take Al Sharpton on his MSNBC show this morning. Debating the subject with Liberty University Professor Daniel Howell in the context of the Sutherland Springs church massacre, Sharpton decried the availability of automatic and “semi-automatic weapons.” A bit later, Sharpton suggested that “we should outlaw automatic weapons, semi-automatic weapons.” Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Liz Warren Asks A Black Crowd For An ‘Amen’

    11/03/2017 4:38:14 AM PDT · by kevcol · 40 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | November 2, 2017 | Amber Randall
    Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren asked Rev. Al Sharpton and a mostly black crowd for an “amen” during a speech she was giving at a National Action Network conference Thursday. . . . “So when the Trump administration and the Republicans take steps to undermine equal rights, to roll back economic opportunity or to subvert equal justice under law, then we’re going to call them out and we’re going to fight back every single time,” Warren declared, before asking “Can I have an amen on that?”
  • Al Sharpton’s daughter is hour late to own wedding, may have good excuse with her ‘$5 million leg’

    10/16/2017 11:05:54 AM PDT · by kevcol · 26 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | October 16, 2017 | Carmine Sabia
    Al Sharpton’s daughter was on her last leg before marrying a fellow race activist on Sunday. Activist Dominique Sharpton, who is suing New York City for $5 million for a sprained ankle, despite being photographed climbing a mountain after her alleged injury, was an hour late to her wedding, the New York Post reported.
  • Kid Rock gloats over Sharpton kid’s bust

    09/10/2017 3:14:16 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 36 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 10, 2017 | Linda Massarella
    Kid Rock was gloating online Sunday over the arrest of Al Sharpton’s daughter amid his feud with the Manhattan reverend activist. see also Al Sharpton daughter busted on birthday after tussle with cabbie The musician retweeted The Post’s story of Ashley Sharpton’s weekend arrest on charges she struck a cab driver and stole his keys and added, “These ‘activists’ are such nice people… not.” The move comes after Sharpton’s National Action Network announced plans to protest Kid’s upcoming concert and appearances because he raises the Confederate flag on stage. “Why is he retweeting this stuff?” Sharpton groused to The Post...
  • Journalist: “Race and Class . . . Most Significant Aspects” of Hurricane Harvey

    09/03/2017 7:11:16 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 21 replies
    And here we thought that saving lives and rebuilding a devastated area should be the focus . . . Proving that when you wield an anti-racism hammer, everything looks like a nail, a guest on Al Sharpton’s MSNBC show this morning declared that “race and class . . are the most significant aspects of this particular hurricane.” The guest in question, Charles D. Ellison, is the Washington correspondent of The Philadelphia Tribune, and hosts a show on WURD, an African-American owned radio station in Philly.View the video here.
  • Lauding hi-tech education, Sharpton at his side, Murphy doubles down on courting Newark vote

    08/22/2017 5:25:26 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 4 replies
    TAP Newark ^ | August 22, 2017 | Mark Bonamo
    With the Rev. Al Sharpton at his side, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy made a campaign stop today at a hi-tech education center in Newark's South Ward, saying the state needed to support urban youth to succeed in a globalized and digitized economy. "We've got to be here, backing up these kids, to make sure that they can achieve all that they can achieve," said Murphy, flanked by Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Newark native Sheila Oliver, the Democratic lieutenant gubernatorial candidate. "Centers like this are at the very center of our economy. This is the future of our economy."
  • Shakedown Artist Al Sharpton Targets Jefferson Memorial: Stop Funding Now

    08/16/2017 2:54:55 PM PDT · by davikkm · 17 replies
    Sharpton made the comments on the Charlie Rose Show just hours after President Trump predicted Democrats would target the Jefferson and Washington monuments. https://youtu.be/gg4XKIX1bs4
  • Morning Joe: Al Sharpton Attacked for Refusing to Call Trump a Racist (Really)

    08/14/2017 7:27:46 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 13 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Q. How do you know that Charlottesville has caused the left to utterly lose its mind? A. When Al Sharpton—Al Sharpton!—gets attacked by a fellow liberal for refusing to go far enough in his condemnation of President Trump. Today’s Morning Joe offered the spectacle of Donny Deutsch—a quintessential Upper West Side/Hamptons liberal—attacking Sharpton for refusing to label Trump a “racist.” Deutsch accused Sharpton of “dancing around” the issue by merely saying that Trump “plays to” racism. Deutsch: “Don’t you need to now come out . . . He’s a racist! Can you say he’s a racist? . . . You...
  • Morgan State Prof: Trump Admin Seeks “Bit-by-Bit Destruction of Democracy”

    08/06/2017 7:34:30 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 24 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    On Al Sharpton’s MSNBC show this morning, Jason Johnson depicted the Trump administration as engaging in “the continuing march forward of an attempted authoritarian regime.” He accused the administration of seeking “the bit-by-bit destruction of democracy.” Johnson is a professor at Morgan State University, a prominent HBCU, and is political editor of The Root, an African-American oriented online publication owned by Univision. View the video here.
  • Bill Cosby thinks he’s the victim

    05/27/2017 12:33:42 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 44 replies
    page Six ^ | May 27, 2017 | Stacy Brown
    Shunned by his Hollywood friends and activist pals, an increasingly isolated and paranoid Bill Cosby lives in constant fear of someone slipping something into his food or drink. During pre-trial hearings and jury selection in Pittsburgh, ahead of the June 5 start of his sexual assault trial in Philadelphia, the 79-year-old comedian refused to stay in local hotels because of perceived threats. Instead he woke up at 2:30 every morning to fly his private jet to the courthouse from his suburban Philly home. “He and his wife are afraid that if he stayed at a hotel, someone will find a...
  • Sharpton Guest: Jesus was a “brown-skinned Palestinian man who understood he needed to resist”

    04/23/2017 1:00:16 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 86 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Jesus: social justice warrior? Apparently so, if you believe Jacqui Lewis, senior minister of the very liberal Middle Collegiate Church in NYC. During her appearance on Al Sharpton’s MSNBC show this morning, Lewis described Jesus as a “brown-skinned Palestinian man who understood he needed to resist.” The notion that Jesus was Palestinian has been thoroughly debunked. He was Jewish, after all. But that hasn’t stopped anti-Semites like Barack Obama’s former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, from also making the claim. View the video here.
  • Tax Day Cometh (For Most)

    04/13/2017 4:35:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 13, 2017 | Derek Hunter
    Tuesday is tax day. I tell you this not to raise your blood pressure, but to remind you. If youÂ’re like me, you wait till the last minute because you have to cut a check to Uncle Sam. Since withholdings used to force me to give the government an interest-free loan before I started doing contracting work, I figured making them wait till the very last day was the least I could do to protest for the hand in my wallet they used to have for me.But I will cut that check again this year, as I do every year....
  • Sanctuary City Mayor: Trump Trying to Make Us ‘Fugitive Slave Catchers’

    04/02/2017 7:42:58 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 47 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    An Al Sharpton guest has the early lead for today’s most simultaneously inflammatory and nonsensical statement. Ras Baraka, mayor of Newark, NJ, said that in clamping down on sanctuary cities such as his, the Trump administration is “trying to intimidate us into being what I’ve called fugitive slave catchers.” View the video here.