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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Shared the Important Reason She's Taking a Week Off for Self-Care

    12/17/2018 3:40:20 PM PST · by Libloather · 79 replies
    Elle via Yahoo ^ | 12/17/18 | Madison Feller
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who's about to become the youngest Congresswoman ever this January, is taking some time for self-care. The Congresswoman-elect took to her Instagram stories on Monday to let her followers known she'd be starting a week of self-care, though she admitted she doesn't really know how to do that or what it entails. After describing some of the self-care tips she's heard in the past (drink wine and watch Netflix, go to Cancun), she showed a photo of Amnesty International's signs for burning out, writing, "Self-care is important for activists because without we WILL burn out and walk away."...
  • Pedophilia Isn’t The Main Problem With Catholic Priests, Homosexuality Is

    10/11/2018 8:58:28 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 169 replies
    http://thefederalist.com ^ | September 28, 2018 | Maureen Mullarkey
    The editorial board of the New York Times declared it had identified the source of “The Catholic Church’s Unholy Stain.” It names pedophilia and asks: “How have so many pedophiles been allowed into the priesthood?” The question was purely rhetorical because the board had an answer ready. It cited the usual grounds: “the all-male priesthood and the celibacy imposed on Catholic priests; the elitism, careerism and clericalism of the church hierarchy; the lack of transparency or accountability among bishops.” Most damning is “the power a man of God has over a child.” Every parent knows instinctively that sexual abuse of...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Heitkamp reveals Kavanaugh vote and reasoning to WDAY News

    10/04/2018 11:14:21 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 123 replies
    WDAY ^ | October 4, 2018 | Kevin Wallevand
    FARGO -- U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp will vote NO on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination. Heitkamp sat down exclusively with WDAY News to share what she will do when the U.S. Senate votes to confirm U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Heitkamp also shared her reasoning behind her decision.
  • John McCain says Donald Trump is helping Putin 'shatter' NATO alliance with Montenegro comments

    07/18/2018 9:04:20 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 61 replies
    Newsweek ^ | July 18, 2018 | Cristina Maza
    Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona lashed out at President Donald Trump on Wednesday for Trump's recent comments about NATO's collective defense obligations. In an interview with Fox News on Tuesday evening, in response to a question by host Tucker Carlson, Trump echoed Carlson's concerns about whether the U.S. should defend a small country like Montenegro if it were to come under attack. McCain, who is known to be hawkish on Russia, accused Trump of toeing the Kremlin line. “The people of #Montenegro boldly withstood pressure from #Putin’s Russia to embrace democracy. The Senate voted 97-2 supporting its accession to...
  • John McCain rips Trump: 'One of the most disgraceful performances by an American president'[tr]

    07/16/2018 4:49:29 PM PDT · by kevcol · 127 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | July 16, 2018 | Al Weaver
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., blasted President Trump for his comments during a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday afternoon, and called it "one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president" in his lifetime. . . . “Coming close on the heels of President Trump’s bombastic and erratic conduct towards our closest friends and allies in Brussels and Britain, today’s press conference marks a recent low point in the history of the American Presidency," McCain said.
  • McCain rips Trump for ‘disappointing’ behavior at NATO summit

    07/12/2018 12:32:00 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 144 replies
    The New York Post ^ | July 12, 2018 | Mark Moore
    GOP Sen. John McCain blasted President Trump for his “disappointing” behavior at the NATO summit but assured the alliance that despite the president’s blistering comments, the United States stands solidly behind its longtime allies. “President Trump’s performance at the NATO summit in Brussels was disappointing, yet ultimately unsurprising. There is little use in parsing the president’s misstatements and bluster, except to say that they are the words of one man,” McCain, chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said in a statement Thursday. “Americans, and their Congress, still believe in the transatlantic alliance … and it is clear that our...
  • John McCain viewed more favorably by Arizona Democrats than by Republicans

    06/24/2018 8:13:19 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 60 replies
    CBS News ^ | June 25, 2018 | Jennifer De Pinto
    In the latest CBS News Battleground Tracker poll, Arizona voters weighed in on their state's U.S. senators, and each got more negative than positive views. Partisanship shapes opinion, but not in the way we typically see in politics today. GOP Sen. John McCain gets his highest favorable rating from Arizona Democrats of all partisan groups -- 62 percent view him favorably. It's voters in his own party who give McCain his most negative ratings -- nearly 7 in 10 view him unfavorably. …. Retiring Republican Sen. Jeff Flake gets an unfavorable rating from more than half of the state's voters....
  • Robert De Niro Says ‘F— Trump’ at Tony Awards, Gets Standing Ovation

    06/11/2018 3:06:29 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 95 replies
    Variety ^ | 10 Jun 18 | Rebecca Rubin
    Robert De Niro had a few choice words for President Donald Trump while the legendary actor was on stage at Sunday’s Tony Awards to introduce Bruce Springsteen’s musical performance. “I’m going to say one thing, F— Trump,” De Niro said while pumping his fists in the air. “It’s no longer down with Trump. It’s f— Trump.” The political sentiment earned De Niro a standing ovation from the crowd at Radio City Music Hall, while CBS scrambled to bleep the audio on the live telecast. After the audience settled, De Niro got back to talking about Springsteen, who received a special...
  • McCain rips Trump, tells allies: 'Americans stand with you, even if our president doesn't'

    06/09/2018 6:57:48 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 229 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/09/18 | Morgan Gstalter
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) took a jab at President Trump on Saturday after threatening to impose new tariffs on Canada and pulling his endorsement of a joint communique signed with other Group of Seven (G-7) members at this weekend's summit. “To our allies: bipartisan majorities of Americans remain pro-free trade, pro-globalization & supportive of alliances based on 70 years of shared values,” McCain tweeted late Saturday. “Americans stand with you, even if our president doesn’t,” the senator added. Ect...
  • McCain: Trump 'diminishing America’s leadership'

    06/08/2018 11:31:17 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 139 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 8, 2018 | Alexander Bolton
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) excoriated President Trump on Friday for calling on Russia to be invited back to the Group of Seven, blasting the move as the “antithesis” of principled realism and “a sure path to diminishing America’s leadership in the world.” He became the third Republican senator to condemn Trump’s statement that the G-7, a group of major industrial powers, should not be meeting this weekend in Quebec without Russia. McCain contrasted Trump’s friendly words for Russia to his hard-line negotiating tactics with allies such as Canada, Mexico and the European Union on trade. “The president has inexplicably shown...
  • Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich: ‘I wouldn’t want to bet against’ McCain

    06/05/2018 5:31:42 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 47 replies
    KTAR ^ | June 4, 2018 | Staff
    PHOENIX — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Monday he does not think people should pressure U.S. Sen. John McCain to step down from office while he battles a deadly brain cancer. “John McCain is a fighter,” Gingrich told KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Mac and Gaydos. “If you look what was done to him by the Vietnamese, when he was in that prison camp, you look at his toughness, how he responded, how he came back, I would never want to be the person to take hope away from John.” Gingrich continued, saying it would be “terrible…for people to decide...
  • Democrat Al Greene: We'll Impeach Trump if We Win Back House in November

    05/22/2018 5:16:49 PM PDT · by davikkm · 42 replies
    IWB ^ | Chris Black
    Black Caucus DEM Al Green bragged on Tuesday on CSPAN’s “Washington Journal” that if his party takes the House in November, Trump’s impeachment would be a good likelihood. Green dixit: “This is not something the Constitution has bestowed upon leadership. It’s something every member has the right and privilege of doing. I am not sure that there will be members who are going to wait for someone else if that someone else, doesn’t matter who it is, is declining to do it.” Here’s the video with the IQ of 80 speaking to the American voters. Did anyone said In-Peach 45...
  • John McCain: It 'Wasn’t Incorrect' to Say Rand Paul Was 'Working for Vladimir Putin'

    05/16/2018 12:49:54 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 131 replies
    Reason ^ | May. 16, 2018 1:19 pm | Matt Welch
    In March 2017, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) successfully delayed for 11 days Senate ratification of Montenegro's entry into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). America's leading advocate for NATO expansion, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) responded by accusing Paul of "achieving the objectives of Vladimir Putin...of trying to dismember this small country." "I repeat again," McCain said then, remarkably. "The senator from Kentucky is now working for Vladimir Putin." Perhaps even more remarkably, though not very surprisingly, McCain is unapologetic about that accusation in his valedictory new memoir, The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations. "Senator...
  • Boy regains consciousness after doctors declare him ‘brain dead,’ prepare to remove his organs

    05/10/2018 8:53:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 05/10/2018 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    May 8, 2018 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An Alabama child who suffered multiple skull fractures in an auto accident and was declared “brain dead” by doctors, regained consciousness only one day before the physicians planned to remove his organs, according to a report by Fox News in Mobile, Alabama.  The boy, 13-year-old Trenton McKinley, was being pulled in a small utility trailer by a child’s dune buggy driven by his friend, who applied the brakes suddenly and caused the trailer to flip over and to land on top of McKinley’s head, fracturing his skull. McKinley “died” several times while doctors treated him,...
  • McCain urges Senate to reject Haspel’s nomination

    05/09/2018 8:03:57 PM PDT · by libh8er · 95 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/09/2018 | BY JACQUELINE THOMSEN AND BRETT SAMUELS
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) came out against Gina Haspel, President Trump’s nominee to be CIA director, on Wednesday after her confirmation hearing in the Senate. In a break with President Trump, McCain urged his Senate colleagues to vote against Haspel, charging that "her refusal to acknowledge torture’s immorality is disqualifying." McCain said Haspel in speaking to the Senate Intelligence Committee failed to address his concerns about her role in an enhanced interrogation program during the George W. Bush administration. The methods used in that program are now widely regarded as torture. Haspel cannot afford to lose any additional Republican support....
  • The Science Is Settled: It’s Filled With Stars

    05/08/2018 6:04:57 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 31 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 5-8-18 | MOTUS
    “There are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns — the ones we don't know we don't know.” - Donald Rumsfeld Trenton McKinley of Mobile, Alabama, suffered severe brain trauma from a freak dune buggy accident in March. Doctors told his parents he was braindead. They said that if he survived he’d be in a vegetative state. So they signed the organ donation papers. After days of being brain dead,...
  • McCain says he regrets picking Palin as running mate

    05/05/2018 6:26:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 300 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 5, 2018 | Morgan Gstalter
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he regrets choosing former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) to be his running mate during the 2008 presidential campaign. The New York Times reported on Saturday that McCain, while still defending Palin’s performance, said in his upcoming book “The Restless Wave” that he wishes he had instead selected former Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) His advisers reportedly had warned against choosing Lieberman, who was once a Democrat, stating that Lieberman’s support of abortion rights could divide Republicans. “It was sound advice that I could reason for myself,” he writes. “But my gut told me to ignore...
  • McCain: Cancer diagnosis makes me freer to speak my mind

    04/30/2018 5:45:50 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 107 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 30,2018 | Al Weaver
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., says his brain cancer diagnosis has given him a sense of freedom to speak his mind in what is his final term in the Senate. "This is my last term," McCain says in an excerpt of a new memoir set for release next month. "If I hadn’t admitted that to myself before this summer, a stage 4 cancer diagnosis acts as ungentle persuasion." "I’m freer than colleagues who will face the voters again. I can speak my mind without fearing the consequences much. And I can vote my conscience without worry," McCain writes. "I don’t think...
  • McCain: Trump 'emboldened' Assad with comments on US withdrawal from Syria

    04/08/2018 7:19:46 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 97 replies
    CNN ^ | April 8, 2018 | Eli Watkins
    Washington (CNN) - Republican Sen. John McCain said Sunday that President Donald Trump's comments that the US military would leave Syria "very soon" had emboldened Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, resulting in the reported chemical weapons attack Saturday that killed dozens of the country's civilians. "President Trump last week signaled to the world that the United States would prematurely withdraw from Syria," the Arizona senator said in a statement. "Bashar Assad and his Russian and Iranian backers have heard him, and emboldened by American inaction, Assad has reportedly launched another chemical attack against innocent men, women and children, this time in...
  • John McCain Urges United States to Rejoin Trans-Pacific Partnership

    04/06/2018 1:55:17 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 103 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04-06-2018 | Charlie Spiering
    Failed presidential candidate Senator John McCain advised President Donald Trump to rejoin the Trans-Pacific partnership trade deal. “It’s easy to punish China. It’s a lot harder to hold it truly accountable and change its behavior,” the senator wrote on Twitter. “That requires a real strategy and positive trade agenda, which is why the US should rejoin the #TPP11.” TPP-11 is the new version of the free trade partnership in Asia after Trump withdrew from the deal because it wasn’t fair to the United States. McCain criticized Trump for withdrawing from the TPP trade deal, during a May speech in Australia...