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  • Fired reporter accused of threatening some Jewish centers, cyber-stalking

    03/03/2017 11:28:16 AM PST · by Enchante · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | March 3, 2017 | Eric Levenson and AnneClaire Stapleton, CNN
    New York (CNN)A former reporter who was fired for fabricating sources was arrested Friday and accused of making some of the bomb threats against Jewish institutions that have so rattled Jews recently.... ...Juan Thompson, 31, was charged with one count of cyber-stalking for making at least eight threats as part of an attempt to intimidate a particular person after their romantic relationship ended, according to a criminal complaint filed in the Southern District of New York. The complaint alleges Thompson had emailed and phoned in threats to the Anti-Defamation League and other Jewish institutions. Some of those threats mentioned a...
  • Joy Reid: Not True That Republicans Passed Civil Rights for African-Americans That Democrats Opposed

    09/18/2016 7:16:58 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 34 replies
    breitbart ^ | 17 Sep 2016 | Trent Baker
    Saturday on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” host Joy Reid disagreed with chairman of the Black Republican Caucus of Florida Sean P. Jackson when he said that if it was not for Republicans, African-Americans would still be enslaved. “Sean, Abraham Lincoln is long dead. Let’s talk about the current Republican nominee,” Reid said. “I think the reason African-Americans have civil rights is because African-Americans fought for them.”
  • Conservatives Should Worry: Democrat Senator Says Progressive Supreme Court Top Goal

    09/14/2016 9:48:30 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 21 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | September 13, 2016 | Tiffany Bates & John G. Malcolm
    Sen. Chuck Schumer has reminded us just how important the upcoming presidential election will be in shaping the federal judiciary, calling getting a progressive Supreme Court his “number one goal.” “A progressive majority on the Supreme Court is an imperative, and if I become majority leader, I will make it happen,” Schumer, D-N.Y., said to attendees at a conference last week hosted by the Rev. Al Sharpton. These statements should concern individuals with a proper understanding of the limited role of the judiciary. The next president will appoint at least one justice to the Supreme Court and could fill one-third...
  • Dem AGs Accused of Flouting Public Records Laws

    07/10/2016 11:07:48 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 5 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 6, 2016 | Lachlan Markay
    A conservative legal group is accusing state Democratic officials of conspiring to flout public records laws in order to keep secret details of a campaign to bring racketeering charges against climate policy dissenters. Democratic attorneys general led by New York’s Eric Schneiderman are seeking to block efforts to obtain documents about their efforts by invoking an overbroad claim to secrecy in ongoing legal proceedings, according to the Energy and Environment (E&E) Legal Institute. “These activist AGs are trying to write themselves out from freedom of information laws their legislatures have written them into,” E&E senior legal fellow Chris Horner said...
  • Orlando Shooting Suspect Identified As Omar Mateen, Registered Democrat...

    06/12/2016 12:24:42 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 6/12/16
    Omar Mateen, who several years ago changed his name Omar Mir Seddique and added the Mateen part to his official name, is now said to have pledged allegiance to ISIS... Some more details on the alleged shooter as disclosed on Find the Data, disclose that he was a registered Democrat in the 18th Congressional District.
  • Veterans group to Trump: Keep your donations

    01/27/2016 3:15:40 PM PST · by Perdogg · 73 replies
    Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America founder Paul Rieckhoff tweeted Wednesday that he would decline any contributions that came from the event, which Trump has proposed in place of his attending Fox News' debate this week. "If offered, @IAVA will decline donations from Trump's event. We need strong policies from candidates, not to be used for political stunts," he said.
  • The IRS Wants Organizations to Collect Donors’ Social Security Numbers

    12/02/2015 6:50:12 AM PST · by Cheerio · 18 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | December 02, 2015 | Melissa Quinn
    Full title - "The IRS Wants Organizations to Collect Donors’ Social Security Numbers. This Tea Party Group Is Fighting Back." A Tea Party organization is mobilizing its supporters nationwide in an attempt to stymie a proposed regulation from the Internal Revenue Service regarding the disclosures of donor information. Tea Party Patriots is launching an email and social media campaign—using #IRSPowerGrab—today, encouraging supporters and conservative leaders nationwide to push back against a rule proposed by the Internal Revenue Service that would give nonprofits the option to collect the Social Security numbers of donors who contribute $250 or more to an organization....
  • Dem Whip says Ryan an "outstanding" choice for speaker

    10/28/2015 12:40:06 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 33 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 28, 2015 | Kelly Cohen
    House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., said Wednesday that he thinks Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., would be an "outstanding" speaker of the House.
  • Uh Oh: FBI Reportedly Recovers 'Wiped' Emails from Hillary's Private Server

    09/23/2015 9:46:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 37 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 9/23/2015 | Guy Benson
    The FBI has recovered personal and work-related e-mails from the private computer server used by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state, according to a person familiar with the investigation. The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s success at salvaging personal e-mails that Clinton said had been deleted raises the possibility that the Democratic presidential candidate’s correspondence eventually could become public. The disclosure of such e-mails would likely fan the controversy over Clinton’s use of a private e-mail system for official business.
  • Nancy Pelosi: Federal Confederate Flag Ban ‘Is About Our Morals’

    07/11/2015 8:42:32 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 58 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 Jul 2015 | by AWR Hawkins
    During a July 9 discussion on a spending bill, Democrat members of the House—led by House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)—began pushing a vote to ban all "Confederate symbols from the Capitol." This was a continuation of a push that began Tuesday, wherein Democrats sought to ban Confederate flags from all federal cemeteries. On Thursday, Pelosi supported such bans as necessary, saying it "is about our morals." According to Politico, on Tuesday, Democrats not only pushed to ban the flag from federal cemeteries, but also “to stop the U.S. Park Service from doing business with enterprises that sell the...
  • Petition to outlaw the "party of slavery"

    07/10/2015 1:41:08 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 27 replies
    Freerepublic | 7/10/2015 | Jan_Sobieski
    I am starting a petition today to ban the Democratic Party! The Dem. party was the party of slavery and resisted the civil rights movement! Every day that that the "party of slavery" and "Anti-Civil Rights" party exists is a painful reminder of decades of division, terror, injustice, and institutional racism that were forced on the United States of America. This party judged men and women based on the color of their skin and not the content of their character. Evil wins (#EvilWins) as long as this political party functions. Additionally, the democratic party logo, the donkey, is painful reminder...
  • Chicago celebrates 4th of July weekend with 9 dead, 47 wounded

    07/06/2015 9:16:42 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 24 replies
    Hot Air ^ | July 6, 2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Yes, it was another dismal holiday in the Windy City, with gang violence running wild. 47 wounded and nine dead, including a seven year old boy whose father – a multiple conviction criminal with recent illegal gun charges – was probably the actual target. Sure, those numbers sound like bad news, (and they are) but the actual title of the Washington Post article covering the story includes the caveat… but better than last year.
  • Reporters Had the Rare Opportunity to Question Hillary Clinton

    07/04/2015 9:30:25 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 23 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jul. 3, 2015 | Oliver Darcy
    FULL TITLE on Drudge Reporter given chance to question Hillary -- asks about favorite flavor of ice cream... Reporters traveling with Hillary Clinton were given the opportunity to ask the Democratic presidential contender a few questions Friday — and they lobbed a few softballs her direction. Here’s a transcript of the question and answer session from the pool report: Q: Bernie got almost 10,000 people at his recent rally. What does that say about him as a candidate and why aren’t you drawing those crowds. A: “well, we each run or own campaigns and I always knew this was gonna...
  • Fate of 'Audit the Fed' rests in Dem (& Hussein's) hands

    02/16/2015 6:05:14 PM PST · by Libloather · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/16/15 | Peter Schroeder
    A long-running campaign to fully subject the Federal Reserve to outside review could come down to a handful of moderate Democrats. The “Audit the Fed” movement has grown from an oddball pet project of former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) into legislation that was passed with broad bipartisan majorities in the House two Congresses running, before stalling in Democratic-led Senates. With Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) looking to follow in his father’s footsteps with a new audit bill, the prospects of a GOP-controlled Congress actually sending a measure to the president is more real than it has ever been before. But clearing...
  • Dem boycott of Netanyahu address to Congress grows

    02/09/2015 10:07:03 PM PST · by Nachum · 51 replies
    the hill ^ | 2/9/15 | Justin Sink and Mike Lillis
    More than a dozen congressional Democrats say they plan to skip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to a joint session of Congress amid conflicting signals over whether he will pull out from the March 3 address. Netanyahu struck a defiant tone during a campaign event in Israel on Monday, saying he was “determined” to present the case for why Israel opposed the ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran “before the members of Congress and the American people.” “This is not a political issue or a party issue, neither here nor there. This is an existential issue, and I approach it...
  • Virginia Democrat indicted on sex charges over alleged relationship with minor

    06/30/2014 8:23:42 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 20 replies
    Hot Air ^ | June 30, 2014 | Mary Katharine Ham
    While the national media is busy convincing the American electorate that the Supreme Court ruled that no one can ever touch a birth control pill ever again because the GOP hates women, let me present to you a story that would be a national outrage emblematic of half the country’s values…if it involved a Republican. Credit to the Richmond Times-Dispatch for at least getting the “D” in the lede. HENRICO — A special grand jury today issued five indictments against Del. Joseph D. Morrissey, D-Henrico, adding to a long political and legal career marked by controversy, sanctions and, now, allegations...
  • Pelosi’s Economic Agenda: 'Unleash the Power of Women'

    06/29/2014 10:13:36 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 23 replies
    CNSNews ^ | June 27, 2014 | Ali Meyer
    (CNSNews.com) - "The best thing we can do to grow the economy of our country, keep America number one, is to unleash the power of women,” House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told the National Partnership for Women and Families Thursday in Washington, D.C. Pelosi said the Democrats' economic agenda has three pillars, including “fair pay, whether it’s the Paycheck Fairness Act or raising the minimum wage”; paid family leave; and "affordable, quality" child care. “In the last couple of days I’ve been working with members on our economic agenda for America, and so we said how long we’ve been...
  • Dem Rep. Jumps Out of Chair, Explodes at GOP’ers During Obamacare Hearing

    10/29/2013 1:55:05 PM PDT · by Nachum · 104 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 10/29/13 | http://www.mediaite.com/tv/dem-rep-jumps-out-of-chair-explodes-at-gopers-during-obamacare-hearing/
    Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) rose from his seat on Tuesday during a congressional hearing into the Affordable Care Act’s problematic roll-out. He accused his Republican colleagues in the House of dishonestly seeking to identify the problems with the ACA because they would prefer to see it repealed entirely. Pascrell began by insisting that, even though Democrats opposed Medicare Part D in the Bush Era, they worked to make sure that the program was a success. He became animated as he said that Democrats put aside their opposition to Bush in order to make a policy objective work for the good...
  • Top Democrat Strategist: The ‘Dem Party is F****d’

    10/28/2013 8:49:03 PM PDT · by Nachum · 128 replies
    tpnn.com ^ | 10/28/13 | Greg Campbell, TPNN Political Analyst
    Caution: Strong language ahead as the Democrat Party reviews their shaky footing as one scandal and embarrassment cascades onto another. On Monday, a reporter for the often-liberal National Journal reported that a top Democratic strategist with ties to the White House and Capitol Hill wrote an email with a subject line “Dem Party is F****d.” Ron Fournier, the National Journal reporter, noted that the email linked to an article in the Los Angeles Times that has joined the rest of the usually-lefty publications who have grown tired of defending he indefensible Obamacare healthcare overhaul.
  • Dem. replaces God with ‘the people’ in Bible verse on House floor

    09/30/2013 7:27:34 AM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | 9/30/13 | Via Breitbart
    The U.S. House of Representatives argued over Obamacare in a rare late-night session Saturday, and the late hour seemed to have a strange effect on at least one congresswoman. Politico reporter Ginger Gibson tweeted that a few members reeked of alcohol, but it would seem some of them don’t need any liquid courage to make questionable comments. U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., used a reference to the Bible to make her point against delaying Obamacare. But in paraphrasing Galatians 6:7, she deleted God from the scripture. “Mr. Speaker, be not deceived. The people are not mocked,” Moore said. “In 24,...