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  • Some Tweaked Captions!

    07/23/2019 2:15:58 PM PDT · by BTerclinger · 21 replies
    all around the town | 07/23/19 | Jay B. Terclinger
    So if you missed it, a bunch of "toxic masculine" men rescued a guy in a flipped-over pickup truck the other day. Here's the 90 second video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGi_xUzuf4c Here's my take on it. Some more tweaked photos:
  • Venezuela: widespread blackouts could be new normal, experts warn

    07/23/2019 9:44:17 AM PDT · by Steely Tom · 22 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 23 July 2019 | Joe Parkin Daniels
    Widespread electricity outages could become the new normal in Venezuela, experts have warned, as the country struggled to restore power after a massive blackout that left millions without power or access to the internet. Blackouts plunge Venezuela into chaos as minister blames saboteurs Energy minister Freddy Brito said on Tuesday morning that power had been restored in Caracas and at least five states after the outage which the government blamed on an “electromagnetic attack” at hydroelectric dams in the south of the country. Around 80% of Venezuela’s grid is served by hydropower. But energy analysts were deeply suspicious of government...
  • AOC Claims President Trump is “Sowing Violence”

    07/22/2019 9:31:58 PM PDT · by upchuck · 47 replies
    Summit News ^ | July 22, 2019 | Paul Watson
    Despite the Antifa terrorist who tried to firebomb an ICE facility citing her rhetoric numerous times, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is pointing the finger at President Trump for “sowing violence”. “This is Trump’s goal when he uses targeted language & threatens elected officials who don’t agree w/ his political agenda. It’s authoritarian behavior,” tweeted AOC. “The President is sowing violence. He’s creating an environment where people can get hurt & he claims plausible deniability,” she added. The tweet was in relation to a Louisiana police officer allegedly remarking that AOC “needs a round – and I don’t mean the kind she used...
  • As long as Republicans run against the "Squad" in 2020, they will win big! (Vanity)

    07/22/2019 11:00:51 AM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 10 replies
    July 22, 2019 | Me
    By starting a fight with the "Squad", our President just proved himself to be a political genius! According to the poll taken by AxiOS Ocasio-Cortez was recognized by 74% of voters in the poll; 22% had a favorable view. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota — another member of The Squad — was recognized by 53% of the voters; 9% (not a typo) had a favorable view. SourceIt's going to be a landslide. The Democrats cannot help themselves.
  • Racist trope, my white 8th generation Scots-Irish immigrant arse!

    07/22/2019 5:41:40 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 57 replies
    I don't care if Constitution-hating, open borders pushing, capitalism-hating, useful idiot democrats, talking point parroting talking heads or even weak-kneed, spineless, balless, TDS suffering GOP-e RINO Republicans accuse me of hurling "racist tropes." It's only commonsense that if you have foreign born, foreigner reared or otherwise brainwashed radicals in our congress who have openly admitted their hatred for our country, our borders, our national sovereignty and our constitution, and they are working in concert with others in congress who wish to subvert our constitution by introducing radical policies, ie, the so-called green new deal, and other anti-America, anti-freedom socialist/totalitarian policies...
  • Louisiana police officer fired after suggesting AOC should be shot

    07/22/2019 2:10:01 PM PDT · by detective · 28 replies
    MSN News ^ | 7/22/2019 | Allan Smith
    A Louisiana police officer was fired on Monday over a Facebook post he made last week suggesting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., be shot. The officer, Charlie Rispoli, a 14-year veteran of the Gretna, Louisiana, police force, called Ocasio-Cortez a "vile idiot" who "needs a round, and I don't mean the kind she used to serve," referring to her past job as a bartender, according to a screenshot posted by nola.com. According to the New Orleans-based news outlet, his comment was a reaction to a fake quote attributed to the congresswoman claiming that "we pay soldiers too much." Both his post...
  • Merkel Praises “Squad” [semi-satire]

    07/22/2019 12:18:13 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 July 2019 | John Semmens
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized President Trump’s recent tweets about the four female congresswomen known as the “Squad,” calling his perspective “short-sighted.” “What President Trump is trying to do is a futile attempt to prevent the future from happening,” Merkel said. “Anyone who has a brain has to be aware of the fact that Islam is the wave of the future. In accord with this reality, I’ve overseen the immigration of nearly two million Muslims into Germany since I’ve been chancellor. These fierce and fertile people will restore Germany to its rightful place on the continent and in the world.”...
  • Ted Cruz, progressive hero? Texan defies hard-liner image with AOC cooperation and more

    07/22/2019 7:23:09 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/22/2019 | Alex Pappas | Fox News
    Something's changed about Ted Cruz – and it’s not just the beard. First, there was the common ground with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Then, there was the push for people to donate supplies to detained migrants at the border. Then, Cruz called out Tennessee for honoring a Confederate Army general with an ugly past. Is the senator from Texas – the unapologetic conservative who ran for president in 2016 saying Republicans win by painting “in bold colors, not pale pastels”– making a conscious effort to expand his appeal beyond conservatives? “I do think it’s intentional,” said Brendan Steinhauser, a Republican consultant based...
  • Media and other Democrats peddling story that ‘The Squad’ faces extraordinary level of threats

    07/21/2019 7:28:49 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/21/2019 | Thomas Lifson
    The notion of victimization is at the heart of progressive politics, regardless of the facts of any particular situation. The current darlings of the progs are the four female freshmen House members called The Squad, all of whom claim to be racial minorities – “people of color” in that odd expression that relegates Caucasians to transparency or colorlessness. And half of the Squad, Reps Ocasio-Cortez and Tlaib, have skin color lighter than many Italians, Jews, and others who for some reason are not allowed to claim special status as inherently victimized “people of color.” So, clearly, dishonest fantasy and...
  • For the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortezs & Shehla Rashids, Trump and Modi have the same playbook

    07/21/2019 5:38:47 PM PDT · by cold start · 5 replies
    The Print ^ | 20th July 2019 | ABHIJIT IYER-MITRA
    Like Modi, Trump is probably headed to a victory with a bigger margin with this strategy and the Democrats are waltzing into the trap. This week saw some remarkable political manoeuvring from US President Donald Trump. The question is, what do we make of his “go back” tweets on the four Congresswomen – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley and Ilhan Omar? Is it the new normal in US politics, where accusations of racism fly thick and fast and where not-so-racist House Speaker Nancy Pelosi prefers aligning with the extreme-Left against a more-racist Trump? When Nancy Pelosi herself was called...
  • Trump's attacks on congresswomen could boost Biden campaign

    07/19/2019 3:08:27 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 32 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 19, 2019 | James Oliphant
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As U.S. President Donald Trump intensifies his efforts to brand four progressive congresswomen as the new face of the Democratic Party, its presidential front-runner, Joe Biden, has been quietly reminding voters in Iowa there remains a middle ground.
  • 'Apologize to America', Trump tells Democratic congresswomen

    07/21/2019 11:11:32 AM PDT · by mdittmar · 41 replies
    Reuters ^ | 7/21/2019 | Doina Chiacu
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday stepped up his attacks on four liberal Democrats in Congress, all women of color who have criticized his policies, calling on them to apologize as he himself faced charges of racism.
  • Most Americans disagree with Trump's "go back" tweets — CBS News poll

    07/21/2019 1:51:51 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 66 replies
    CBS News ^ | July 21, 2019
    EXCERPTS The controversy around President Trump's tweets last week comes at a time when nearly nine in 10 Americans see a nation divided along racial lines, and most believe the parties each hold different ideas about what makes a person an American. A majority of Americans (59%) disagree with what the president said in his tweets last week about four Democratic congresswomen of color, including 44% who disagree strongly with what he said. But 40% of the country agrees with what Mr. Trump said. "'Progressive' Democratic Congresswomen" should "go back" to their countries, he tweeted last Sunday.
  • Ocasio-Cortez Says ‘Getting Rid’ of DHS Is Not as ‘Radical’ as Its Creation

    07/21/2019 12:01:13 PM PDT · by Monrose72 · 27 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | 07-21-19 | JANITA KAN
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said eliminating the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is not as “radical” as former President George W. Bush’s implementation of the department after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Ocasio-Cortez made the comments during a town hall event on immigration in New York on July 20. The comments were first highlighted in a video by the Republican National Committee. “That criminalization frame has justified abuse [sic] of human beings. That’s one big reason why we have to take things from a criminalized frame to a civil frame,” she said. “And when people say ‘Oh, you wanna to...
  • VIDEO: Georgia Democrat Accuses Little Cuban Guy of Saying 'Go Back Where You Came From'

    07/21/2019 8:37:01 AM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 42 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 7/21/2019 | Michael Van Der Galien
    Erica Thomas is a member of the Georgia House of Representatives. Clearly, that's not where she wants her political career to end, however. Yesterday, she suddenly claimed on Twitter that a white guy had harassed her at a grocery store, and had even told her to "go back where you came from!" Obviously, this was meant to prove that President Trump's statements about The Squad are contagious. However, the accused man didn't take this lying down. When confronted by Rep. Thomas on camera he didn't take a step back and insisted that she wasn't telling the truth about their confrontation...
  • The Socialist ‘Squad’ Does Not Like America. Take It From Them

    07/21/2019 5:41:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 21, 2019 | Liz Harrington
    Prior to November 9, 2016, the media used to attempt to tell both sides of a story, provide context, and let readers judge for themselves.President Trump asked for this standard journalistic practice on Monday.“These are people in my opinion that hate our country,” the president said of the House Democratic “squad.” “Get a list of all of the statements they've made. All I'm saying is that if they're not happy here, they can leave.”Unsurprisingly, the mainstream media chose not to do its job. Instead of showing two sides to the story, they devoted 24 hours of coverage accusing the President...
  • Buyer Beware – AOC Challenger Candidate Launch Has Familiarity….

    07/20/2019 2:46:46 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 56 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 7-18-2019 | sundance
    The launch of a “republican” political challenger in NY-14 to challenge Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Sherie Murray, follows a very familiar political ploy…. A fake candidate intended to protect AOC in 2020. In June of 2018 Sherie Murray was an avid AOC supporter. In the last 36 hours you may have seen “republican” candidate Sherie Murray promoted, seemingly out of nowhere, by a variety of media platforms (social media and traditional). However, when there is an obviously coordinated effort to push a rapid high visibility roll-out; and that effort is for a singular congressional district; it is always worth doing some background...
  • Texas Rep. Chip Roy: The House has four speakers, and none are named Nancy Pelosi

    07/20/2019 4:23:06 AM PDT · by Liz · 37 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 7/19/19 | OPINION
    On Jan. 3, Nancy Pelosi presided over my swearing-in ceremony. With my hand on the Holy Bible surrounded by my wife and children, I thought I was standing next to the progressive hero, the Democrats’ top tactician, and the speaker of the House. I was dead wrong. Now I know there isn’t just one speaker, there are four. The self-proclaimed “squad,” Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley run the show in the People’s House. They’ve flanked Pelosi from the Left and stolen her mantle as the leader of the so-called progressives. Pelosi’s fall from grace has...
  • Border Deaths Down Under Trump [semi-satire]

    07/20/2019 2:15:40 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 July 2019 | John Semmens
    Judging from media accounts and the hyperventilating Democrats, people might have the impression that the death toll for immigrants illegally crossing our southern border is at an all-time high. Such an impression would be mistaken. During the eight years that Obama was president the annual death toll averaged 372. During the two-and-a-half years that Trump has been president the annual death toll has averaged 291—that's a decline of more than 20% from the death rate during the Obama years. Immigration expert Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) cautioned us "to look past these bare facts to get the true picture. During the...
  • Americans Are the Real Casualties of the Trump-‘Squad’ Showdown

    07/19/2019 6:57:48 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 46 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | July 16, 2019 | Kay Coles James
    Many Americans probably have no idea of the long history of the “go back to your country” taunt and how it was used to denigrate ethnic minorities. If they did, they would better understand the visceral reaction to it. To understand what is unfolding, one must understand the history of this awful saying. One must also understand that we, as ethnic minorities, consider ourselves to be co-equal citizens in this fantastic country we call America. In other words, there is no place to go back to. This is my country—the one that I love. When President Donald Trump said four...