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  • O'Malley: Democratic party 'regenerating itself, almost like after a bad forest fire' (Laff riot)

    11/22/2017 10:54:32 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    KQAK-FM ^ | November 22, 2017 | ABC Radio
    According to former Maryland governor and 2016 presidential candidate Martin O’Malley, former President Obama, the Democratic National Committee, and the Clintons bear responsibility for miscalculations that weakened the Democratic party in recent elections. “What is happening now is the party is regenerating itself, almost like after a bad forest fire,” O’Malley told ABC News’ Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl and Political Director Rick Klein on the Powerhouse Politics podcast. He says the “fire” started in 2008. He believes Obama squandered the energy of his candidacy. “Rather than infusing that energy into the veins of the Democratic party and making...
  • Vanity - Moore-Jones, Senate, Alabama campaign will be mega-dirty from start to finish.

    11/22/2017 5:26:24 PM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 9 replies
    Forget the details.....this campaign has little to do with sex accusations. This campaign is about the survival and political death, of the Democrat(e), Party Republican(e) Party, RINOs, & Mainstream Media (Mitch McConnell, John Conyers, Al Franken, John McCain, Bob Corker, Jeff Flake, Maxine Waters, Hillary Clinton, Barack Hussein Obama, Harvey Weinstein, Anthony Weiner, Doug "The Baby Killer" Jones and on & on & on. A massive political victory by Judge, Roy Moore will upset the current "Swamp Politicos" for eternity. POTUS, Trump, IMHO, must put all his cards on the table & line for Roy Moore...period. A massive Trump attended...
  • Democrats’ New Attack Would Force A 7 Day Wait To Obtain Guns, Suppressors, Ammo & Mags

    11/22/2017 9:39:57 AM PST · by ReformedMedia · 26 replies
    Guns in the News ^ | 11-22-2017 | Tim Brown
    Once again, DC Democrats have gun owners' rights in their sights. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), an obvious Constitutional scholar (insert sarcasm here), introduced H.R. 4268 in the House. The bill would mandate that licensed gun dealers and individuals wait seven days after buying semi-automatic firearms, suppressors, armor-piercing ammunition and high capacity magazines before transferring them. Of course, as with all of these attempts to infringe on the rights of gun owners, the bill is clouded with a name that presents it as something promoting "safety" when the reality is it does absolutely nothing to promote safety. The bill is referred to...
  • Pelosi Says Sexual Harassment Accusations Against Rep. Conyers 'Must Be Investigated'

    11/22/2017 6:24:21 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 35 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11-22-2017 | Michael van der Galien
    Several women have accused Rep. John Conyers (a Democrat) of sexual harassment. They did this not publicly, in the media, but in court filings. Another former staff member to Michigan Rep. John Conyers alleged that she endured persistent sexual harassment by the congressman, according to court documents. A former scheduler in the Conyers' office attempted to file a sealed lawsuit against him this February in the US District Court for the District of Columbia that alleges she suffered unwanted touching by the Democrat “repeatedly and daily.” She abandoned the lawsuit the next month, after the court denied her motion to...
  • Trump's Travel Ban Helps ISIS Stage Attacks in the U.S., Democrats Say

    11/22/2017 6:05:52 AM PST · by Zakeet · 34 replies
    Newsweek ^ | November 17, 2017 | Jessica Kwong
    As part of their latest attempt to block President Donald Trump’s travel ban, Senate Democrats say the order preventing refugees from Muslim-majority countries is being used by ISIS to recruit lone-wolf terrorists. Eight Democratic senators on Friday introduced the No Ban on Refugees Act, which would prohibit the U.S. government from barring refugees from coming into the U.S. based on their country of origin. "Trump's refugee ban puts American lives at risk and it plays right into the hands of our enemies," the bill’s lead sponsor, Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut, said in a statement. "There's no real danger to...
  • Bombshell-Paxton [TX Attorney General] Document Unmasks Corrupt Prosecutors

    11/21/2017 8:08:00 PM PST · by JeepersFreepers · 24 replies
    Empower Texans ^ | November 20, 2017 | Tony McDonald
    In August, the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board labeled the case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton a “political prosecution” citing a sealed grand jury document provided to the editorial board. That document has now been published for the public to view by Direct Action Texas, a North Texas-based political accountability group and its contents are alarming. The document, a motion to dismiss filed by Paxton’s legal team, lays bare a number of violations of Paxton’s due process rights by Special Prosecutors Brian Wice and Kent Schaffer, as well as Chris Older, the original judge on the case. Oldner was...
  • Joe Klein, Author Of ‘Primary Colors’: I Was A Bill Clinton Enabler

    11/21/2017 1:54:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    WBUR-FM ^ | November 21, 2017
    The journalist Joe Klein, a leading Bill Clinton chronicler in the 1990s, said Tuesday that he was an “enabler” for defending the then-president. Klein said in an interview with the NPR show On Point that he didn’t think Democrats today would stand by Clinton the way they did in the 1990s as the cultural landscape has shifted on sexual misconduct. “I must confess to having been a Clinton enabler during that time,” Klein told guest host Jane Clayson. “In that I defended him, and we all knew that he was a cad. There's no question about that. But it was...
  • Donna Brazile: Russians Destroyed ‘Critical’ DNC Data

    11/21/2017 12:23:26 PM PST · by drewh · 60 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2 minutes ago | By Morgan Chalfant
    Donna Brazile said in an interview Tuesday that Russian hackers destroyed “critical data” when they breached the Democratic National Committee (DNC) ahead of the 2016 presidential election. Brazile, who served as interim DNC chair for a portion of last year, made the comments during an interview with Joe Madison on Sirius XM. “We had so much sh*t in … our entire technology ecosystem that we couldn’t clean it up. Oh man, [those] Russians were on us like white on rice. I mean, they were, Joe, they were destroying data, critical data, Joe,” Brazile, who is promoting her new book “Hacks,”...
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton’s Living Wake at the End of the Road

    11/21/2017 11:39:13 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Ringer ^ | November 21, 2017 | Claire McNear
    Inside a three-day party with former staffers in Arkansas, where the Clinton era will never die In Little Rock, they lit up the bridges in red, white, and blue this month. They gathered friends and family, which is to say colleagues, and they talked about the good old times, which is to say the successful ones. They put out a bin of old campaign pins and ribbons, lapel declarations of belief in a place called Hope. They sold, and sold out of, $42 tickets to a brunch where you could get miniature apple pies, made-to-order omelets, mimosas, and candied bacon...
  • Dems Demand Free Abortions for Illegals [semi-satire]

    11/21/2017 9:50:55 AM PST · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 19 Nov 2017 | John Semmens
    Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and 15 other Democratic senators signed a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) assailing a Trump Administration policy denying illegal unaccompanied minors access to abortion. "Long ago the Supreme Court decreed that it is every woman's constitutional right to abort her unwanted child," the letter said. "The Administration's attempt to get around the Court's decree by asserting it doesn't apply to females in the country illegally is reprehensible. Their argument that providing free abortions to illegal immigrants would only encourage more illegal immigration is irrelevant. Providing a refuge for those seeking abortions...
  • Hillary is toast: Scandals finally catch up with Clintons

    11/21/2017 5:22:56 AM PST · by Zakeet · 63 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 20, 2017 | Liz Peek
    Imagine: even the New York Times’ Ross Douthat now thinks that Bill Clinton should have stepped down over the Monica Lewinsky affair. Douthat's mea culpa op-ed in this past weekend’s paper, in which he confesses that he and others may have been wrong to dismiss Bill Clinton’s indefensible behavior, will serve as the official political obituary for Clinton, Inc. Hillary Clinton is done, finished, kaput. Dogged by scandals old and new, out of step politically, her excess baggage has morphed into an entire baggage train, dragging her towards political oblivion. While it is refreshing to consider the landscape unadorned by...
  • Trump Wouldn’t Win Election Today Because of Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Democrat Says

    11/20/2017 9:40:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    Newsweek ^ | November 19, 2017 | Jason Le Miere
    Donald Trump would not win the presidential election if it were held today because of the numerous sexual allegations against him and the “Me Too” movement that has swept the country in recent weeks, Democratic Congresswoman Jackie Speier said Sunday. More than a dozen women came forward during last year’s presidential campaign to accuse Trump of sexual assault or harassment. He was also caught on an infamous “Access Hollywood” recording bragging about sexually assaulting women. Yet, just weeks later, he was elected president following a victory over Hillary Clinton. However, in the wake of a wave of women coming forward...
  • States ranked by claims for state and local tax deductions

    11/20/2017 4:42:05 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 323 replies
    AP and ABC News ^ | 18 Nov 17 | AP Staff
    The percentage of federal individual income tax filers claiming a deduction for state and local taxes paid in 2015, ranked by state: 1. Maryland: 45.7 percent 2. Connecticut: 41.3 percent 3. New Jersey: 41.2 percent 4. Virginia: 37.3 percent 5. Massachusetts: 36.9 percent 6. Oregon: 36.0 percent 7. Utah: 35.3 percent 8. Minnesota: 34.7 percent 9. New York: 34.5 percent 10. California: 34.4 percent 11. Georgia: 32.8 percent 12. Rhode Island: 32.8 percent 13. Colorado: 32.5 percent 14. Delaware: 31.6 percent 15. Illinois: 31.3 percent 16. Wisconsin: 31.0 percent 17. New Hampshire: 30.9 percent 18. Washington: 29.9 percent 19. Iowa:...
  • Vanity - Weinstein, Clinton, Biden, Rose, Frankan, Menandez, Democrat, silence is golden.

    11/20/2017 4:15:16 PM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 25 replies
    Well, the list of "Pig Men" Democrats continues to grow, unabated, Weinstein, Menandez, Clinton, Biden, Frankan, Rose, etc. The crickets are crowing...but the silence of the Democrats & Media is deafening. Shuck these dudes make Roy Moore look like an angel from heaven when compared to them. And...there is more on the can count on it. The Democrat Party is on a political death roll caused by self-inflicted wounds. What to do, folks in Alabama...."ALL OF YOU". Turnout and cast your a votes for Judge Roy Moore on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 to become the next USA Senator from...
  • Rising New Mexico Democrat Fighting Harassment Allegations

    11/20/2017 1:28:48 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    KOB4 ^ | November 20, 2017 | MORGAN LEE and RUSSELL CONTRERAS
    A rising star in the Democratic Party who has garnered national attention for tackling poverty in New Mexico is fighting for his political future amid decade-old allegations he sexually harassed women. Democratic state Sen. Michael Padilla is facing calls to drop his bid for New Mexico lieutenant governor after The Associated Press began asking elected officials about the cases. SNIP At least two female political leaders have pulled endorsements.
  • Chris Matthews Goes Off on the Democratic Party

    11/20/2017 8:43:23 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 54 replies
    LifeZette ^ | Updated 19 Nov 2017 at 2:27 PM | Margaret Menge
    Chris Matthews gave it to the Democrats on Saturday in a talk at the Miami Book Fair, saying they’ve lost their connection to white working people, and had better try to get it back. “You know, ever since we started this Archie Bunker thing in the early ’70s, making fun of white working people, we kissed them goodbye,” he said. “You make fun of people, you look down on them? They get the message. You call them deplorables? They hear it. You bet they hear it. You say they cling to their guns and their religion? Oh yeah, I cling...
  • At Least Republicans Are Controlled By Their Voters

    11/19/2017 9:55:27 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Post-Journal ^ | November 20, 2017 | The Editors
    Turmoil has been the order of the day among leaders of both the Republican and Democratic parties. Listing all the many concerns of millions of voters who have been loyalists of either party would require a book. But a book by Donna Brazile, formerly chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, makes one difference between the two parties crystal clear. It is that Democrat leaders, who frequently present themselves as the real voice of the people of America, are no such thing. It was made clear more than a year ago that, despite the best efforts of many in the Republican...
  • Dems Introduce Articles of Impeachment [semi-satire]

    11/19/2017 2:35:48 PM PST · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 19 Nov 2017 | John Semmens
    This week Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) introduced Articles of Impeachment against President Donald Trump, saying that “this usurper must be held accountable for his high crimes and misdemeanors before he drags the country into the hellish tyranny he has designed for America.” The list of offenses includes… “On election night in 2016, rather than gracefully and rightly conceding to the winner of the popular vote, Donald Trump exploited a the loophole of the Electoral College to unfairly declare himself president,” Cohen charged. “Millions were summarily disenfranchised. Women and minorities were especially hard hit.” “He continues to steadfastly refuse to release...
  • Beyonce 2020 Is Exactly What Democrats Need

    11/18/2017 9:00:51 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 27 replies
    Newser ^ | November 19, 2017 | Arden Dier
    After Donald Trump's election victory, Michael Moore suggested Democrats should run a celebrity in 2020. If they aren't already considering it, they should be, writes Jeet Heer at New Republic. Some argue that voters are actually turned off by celebrities, whose lectures can feel patronizing and whose bank accounts hardly make them relatable. But "we live in a media-saturated world where fame has persuasive power," and the political victories of Trump, Ronald Reagan, and Arnold Schwarzenegger prove that, Heer says. But whereas Republicans have used celebrity to their advantage, Democrats have chosen to hope for a candidate that's both smart...
  • Democratic donor's home was littered with drug paraphernalia after man died, coroner says

    11/18/2017 2:12:36 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 11/18/2017 | Hailey Branson-Potts and Richard Winton
    The West Hollywood apartment of a prominent Democratic donor where a 26-year-old man was found dead of an overdose this summer was littered with drug paraphernalia, according to the man’s autopsy report. The Los Angeles County coroner’s report... says that Gemmel Moore died from an accidental methamphetamine overdose July 27 in the Laurel Avenue home of Ed Buck. The drug was injected into his body. Paramedics found Moore naked on a mattress in the living room with a “male pornography movie playing on the television,” the report states. Coroner's officials ruled Moore's death an accident, and an initial review by...