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  • Biden Scolds Trump: ‘Embarrassing for the Nation’ he Caught Coronavirus

    10/06/2020 6:34:55 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 57 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/06/2020 | Simon Kent
    President Donald Trump is responsible for contracting the coronavirus, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said late Monday night, adding it was “embarrassing for the nation” that he fell ill. “Anybody who contracts the virus by essentially saying, ‘masks don’t matter, social distancing doesn’t matter,’ I think is responsible for what happens to them,” Biden said of Trump in an NBC town hall in Miami.
  • To Remember, and Not to Sell

    01/23/2020 5:06:59 AM PST · by NorseViking · 20 replies
    Haaretz ^ | 23.01.2020 | Editorial
    If the reports are true that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends on expressing support for the campaign that Russian President Vladimir Putin is conducting against Poland over the past few months, then it is a bad joke at the expense of the victims of the Holocaust, and its survivors, in whose name world leaders are gathering on Thursday at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial center in Jerusalem. At the center of Putin’s campaign is the accusation that Poland caused the outbreak of World War II, while minimizing the large role played by the Soviet Union.
  • Tessa Majors was looking to buy weed before her murder, police union president claims

    12/15/2019 10:56:15 AM PST · by BobL · 179 replies
    New York Post ^ | Dec 15, 2019 | By Tina Moore, Craig McCarthy and Joe Marino
    Tragic Barnard College freshman Tessa Majors was allegedly in Morningside Park to buy marijuana when she was fatally stabbed by a group of teenage robbers, the head of the NYPD sergeants’ union claimed on Sunday. “What I am understanding is that [Majors] was in the park to buy marijuana,” Sergeants Benevolent Association president Ed Mullins told radio host John Catsimatidis on his AM 970 show, The Cats Roundtable. Police sources confirmed to The Post that they are investigating that angle, based on claims from a college friend of Majors’. A friend of the victim claimed to detectives that the 18-year-old...
  • Politico Accuses Sarah Sanders of an “Attack” for Tweeting about Getting Kicked Out of Restaurant

    06/23/2018 2:13:42 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 54 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Talk about blaming the victim! Sarah Sanders tweeted today about having been kicked out of a restaurant by the owner because she works for President Trump. The Politico story on the incident quotes Sanders’ waiter confirming the incident. But instead of condemning the restaurant, Politico criticizes Sanders: “[T]he tweet qualified as an uncommonly specific attack from an official White House account on a private business.”Get the rest of the story here.
  • Dutch anti-Islam party to hold Prophet Mohammad cartoon competition

    06/12/2018 9:01:35 AM PDT · by DFG · 12 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 06/12/2018 | Reuters
    The Freedom Party of Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders will hold a competition of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad, it said on Tuesday. The party said the plan to hold the competition in the party's secure offices in Dutch Parliament had been approved by the Dutch Counter-terrorism Agency NCTV. Cartoons depicting Mohammad have provoked violent responses in the past. In 2015, Islamist gunmen killed 12 people at the Paris offices of the French secularist satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, which had printed cartoons of the Prophet. In 2005, the publication in a Danish newspaper of a dozen cartoons depicting the Prophet...
  • Berkeley task force blames conservatives for leftist violence

    05/04/2018 2:47:16 PM PDT · by DFG · 35 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | 05/04/2018 | Nikita Vladimirov
    A University of California, Berkeley task force is blaming conservative students for destructive protests on campus, saying that hosting conservative speakers was “likely to incite a violent reaction.” The report was filed on April 10 by a Commission on Free Speech that Chancellor Carol Christ created last October to “analyze events featuring external speakers” on campus in the wake of a series of disruptive protests against planned appearances by speakers such as Ben Shapiro, Milo Yiannopoulos, and Ann Coulter.
  • The Girl Who Lied About Hijab Attack Deserves An Apology (barf alert)

    01/18/2018 7:27:35 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 26 replies
    Huffington Compost ^ | January 16, 2018 | Danielle S. McLaughlin
    There is a girl in Toronto who needs a lot of patience and understanding. This 11-year-old child made a mistake that grew and grew until it became an international story. She told her family, her school and the police that a stranger had followed her and attacked her with scissors, slashing her hijab. Twice. The child's brother reported that he had been witness to it all. The girl described her attacker and the event in some detail. The man was Asian, he was smiling, he was dressed in black, the scissors had a blue handle. After the police went to...
  • power, sex, and politics

    11/30/2017 5:29:10 AM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 20 replies
    AMERICAN GREATNESS ^ | 11/30/17 | Angelo Codevilla
    AMERICAN GREATNESS Power, Sex, and Politics Angelo Codevilla Power,” Henry Kissinger observed, “is the ultimate aphrodisiac.” Men, but mostly women, have been trading erotic services for access to power since time began. The ruling class’s recent carrying on over a supposed epidemic of powerful grabbers and gropers runs counter to common sense and experience. If Henry, who resembled less a prince than a frog even in his youth found his connections with power and wealth sufficient to satisfy his longings, so can anyone similarly placed. Nor is there any evidence of a sudden increase in morality or restraint having cut...
  • It’s not all the airlines’ fault. Sometimes it’s the Ugly American traveler.

    05/10/2017 1:09:41 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 45 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 10, 2017 | By Fredrick Kunkle
    U.S. airlines have received some well-deserved criticism lately for their routine mistreatment of customers. But maybe it’s time air travelers also look in the mirror to see why so many jetliners have become venues for Mile High cage fights. Those folks might see a reflection of the Ugly American. The whiny American. The entitled American. Just this week, we’ve been treated to a fight night on a plane at Burbank Bob Hope Airport in California that ended with a Southwest Airlines flight attendant buried somewhere in the scrum. At Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida, passengers started duking it out...
  • Man Removed From Jet Is Kentucky Doctor With Criminal Record

    The man dragged from a full United Express flight by airport police in Chicago is a Kentucky physician who was convicted more than a decade ago of felony charges involving his prescribing of drugs. But while the passenger's unflattering history quickly became the focus of attention, there's no indication that his past influenced how he was treated or that the airline or police were aware of his background. And it's unlikely that officials would have known anything about him other than basic identifying information such as his name and address, if that. A person with knowledge of the Sunday evening...
  • Obama: Police Can 'Make the Job of Being a Cop a Lot Safer' by Admitting Their Failures

    07/18/2016 7:02:24 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 110 replies
    mrctv.org ^ | July 11, 2016 | Craig Bannister
    America's police will be safer when they admit they have a problem, Pres. Obama declared on Sunday at a bilateral event with the prime minister of Spain in Madrid. Fielding a question on Sunday, July 10, about the violence against police in Dallas, Texas last week, which left five officers dead, Obama said police officers will be safer once they acknowledge their failures: "There are legitimate issues that have been raised, and there’s data and evidence to back up the concerns that are being expressed by these protesters. "And if police organizations and departments acknowledge that there’s a problem and...
  • Europe’s Fear Of ‘Islamophobia’ Led Directly To The Belgium Attacks

    03/22/2016 3:17:12 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 35 replies
    Federalist, the ^ | 22 March 2016 | M.G. Oprea
    This latest attack in Brussels would not have been possible without this network of native-born, disaffected Muslims. And for that, Europe has no one to blame but itself. ___ These attacks come five months after the Paris attacks that shocked the world and took the lives of 130 men and women. These terrorists had pledged their allegiance to ISIS and were carrying out what they believed to be holy jihad. Although most of the perpetrators were killed during the attacks or in the days after in a suburb of Paris, one man eluded the police. That man, Salah Abdeslam, was...
  • UK: Muslims gang-raped teen girl in bathroom of hotel where they were celebrating Eid

    01/31/2016 7:03:56 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 75 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | Pamela Geller
    This is the new Britain, the Britain that David Cameron and Theresa May have made, and all the others who internalized the idea that anyone who has any problem with this kind of behavior is a racist, islamophobic, anti-muslim bigot. Britain has banned me and other freedom fighters from the country while inviting in people like these men, who think non-Muslim girls are there to be used. There will be much, much more of this in Britain. "Three Somali men who gang-raped white 16-year-old girl in bathroom of hotel where they had stayed to celebrate Eid are jailed for 30...
  • Muslims gang-rape teen: “She has nothing to complain about. Women must obey men.”

    02/08/2016 5:09:08 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 39 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 2/6/2016 | Pamela Geller
    Why was this girl at a party with Muslim migrants from Iraq? Because the Belgian media and political establishment keep repeating that the "refugees" are harmless, and that Europeans should welcome them, and that any concern about them shows that you're a racist-islamophobic-anti-muslim-bigot. This is the result. Certainly she behaved irresponsibly in being there at all and drinking enough to pass out, which is not to say anything justifies their behavior (except the Quran, that is, which allows Muslim men to use non-Muslim women as sex slaves, "captives of the right hand," 4:3, 4:24, 23:1-6, 33:50, 70:30). But the even...
  • Town Hall Meeting Erupts After German Mayor Says Schoolgirls Should "Not Provoke" Refugees

    02/03/2016 2:39:30 PM PST · by amorphous · 37 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 3 Feb 2016 | Tyler Durden
    As Europe struggles to cope with a migrant crisis that's already the worst refugee catastrophe since World War II and which threatens to spiral even further out of control once the weather turns in the spring, officials have offered a variety of possible "solutions" to the various refugee-related "problems" that have cropped up. Some are better than others. One idea that didn't go over too well was a suggestion by Cologne mayor Henriette Reker, who last month said it was German women's responsibility to keep would-be assailants at arms length and to adopt an appropriate "code of conduct." That, some...
  • San Bernardino: CNN Asks Widow If Her Christian Husband Provoked Terror Attack

    12/04/2015 2:36:30 PM PST · by Nachum · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 124/15 | John Nolte
    If you’ve ever wondered just how low leftwing CNN is willing to stoop in its never-ending quest to smear Christians as bigots, the video below should help answer that question. Using a series of snide and leading questions, just one day after her husband was murdered by Islamic terrorist Syed Farook, CNN’s Gary Tuchman attempted to get the widow of Nicholas Thalasinos to indict her own husband as a Christian, anti-Muslim bigot. You might want to take a blood pressure pill before pressing play: (Video) RedState correctly points out that there was a legitimate way for CNN to pursue this
  • Hillary sure gets a kick out of Ambassador Stevens’s wacky sense of humor, huh?

    10/24/2015 7:19:32 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/24/15 | Robert Laurie
    ...While he's requesting more security Sometimes I wonder if, deep within their shielded enclaves, Democrats get together, look at Hillary, and say “what a monster.” I’m not talking about left-wing politicians, mind you. I’m well aware that they’ve abandoned any sense of right, wrong, or common decency. I’m wondering about the rank and file. After all, even Darth Vader had some good in him, so I have to assume there are at least a few Dem supporters who found Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi testimony disconcerting. Maybe I’m just a hopeless optimist who thinks even someone willing to vote for Hillary might...
  • Hillary Clinton pins responsibility on Christopher Stevens

    10/25/2015 1:30:00 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 57 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10-22-2015 | S.A.Miller and Stephen Dinan
    October 22, 2015 Hillary Clinton pins responsibility on Christopher Stevens S.A.Miller and Stephen Dinan Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton brushed aside emails Thursday that showed she privately told family and world leaders that the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi was a terrorist assault, and said Ambassador Christopher Stevens was responsible for his own decisions regarding skimpy security ahead of his death. Testifying to the House Select Committee on Benghazi, a composed and controlled Mrs. Clinton said she was involved in the big decisions of deploying Stevens to Libya and pressing President Obama to lead...
  • Maher to Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Why Do Liberals ‘Blame the Victim’ When It Comes to Islam?

    05/16/2015 6:33:37 PM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    Mediaite ^ | May 15th, 2015 | Josh Feldman
    Bill Maher spoke with Ayaan Hirsi Ali tonight about a recurring topic of his, radical Islam, and spent quite a lot talking about liberal reactions to it. Maher brought up how liberals have targeted Hirsi Ali and may have also had the Muhammad cartoon contest on the brain when he asked why so many liberals, who normally “hate blaming the victim,” do so when it comes to radical Islam. Hirsi Ali said she’s not sure why liberals do that
  • Police and Social Services Blamed Victims of Muslim Sex Gangs for their Abuse

    03/04/2015 8:08:01 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 7 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 03/04/2015 | Donna Rachel Edmunds
    A report into the systematic abuse of white girls at the hands of Asian, mainly Pakistani men has found that the police and social services didn’t do anything to prevent the abuse because they blamed the girls, some of whom were as young as 11, for the abuse.