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  • Ocasio-Cortez Suggests Ditching Columbus Day For Election Day Holiday

    11/19/2018 6:43:30 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 84 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | November 19, 2018 | Andy McDonald
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the incoming U.S. representative from New York City, has an idea that could make voting easier: Take Columbus Day off the federal holiday list and replace it with Election Day. In a tweet Saturday, the progressive Democrat wondered why Columbus Day is a federal holiday while Election Day, when we engage in perhaps our most important civic duty, is not. Columbus Day, after all, celebrates a man who never actually set foot in what is now the United States and who certainly did not “discover” America. Daily Mail editor David Martosko tried to make a joke about Ocasio-Cortez...
  • Ocasio-Cortez lashes out again, says ‘drooling’ Republicans waiting to ‘chop up’ her ‘word slips’

    11/20/2018 5:56:25 AM PST · by SJackson · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | Fox News | Dom Calicchio
    U.S. Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., lashed out at Republicans via Twitter on Sunday night, accusing the GOP of “drooling” in anticipation of the 29-year-old’s every misstep. “Maybe instead of Republicans drooling over every minute of footage of me in slow-mo, waiting to chop up word slips that I correct in real-tomd (sic),” she wrote, “they [should] actually step up enough to make the argument they want to make: that they don’t believe people deserve a right to healthcare.” She later tweeted a correction on the spelling of “real-time. It was the latest in a series of complaints the socialist political...
  • I served under eight commanders in chief. Trump doesn’t grasp the role.

    11/19/2018 12:03:18 PM PST · by rktman · 126 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 11/19/2018 | Wes Clark
    For Trump, trouble began on several of these fronts before he was even in office. He dismissed the service and sacrifice of Sen. John McCain and, by implication, all those who had suffered as prisoners of war. “He’s not a war hero,” Trump said while campaigning in Iowa. “I like people who weren’t captured.” He engaged in a back-and-forth with Khizr and Ghazala Khan, Gold Star parents whose son, Army Capt. Humayun Khan, died in combat.
  • Canada’s Trudeau Hijacks Armistice Centenary to Make Thinly Veiled Attack on Trump

    11/12/2018 5:54:37 AM PST · by chief lee runamok · 17 replies
    breitbart ^ | 11/12/2018 | Oliver JJ Lane
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used the Great War Armistice centenary Sunday to lash out at populism and nations that do not conform to narrow ideas of globalism, making a series of apparently thinly veiled attacks on U.S. President Donald Trump.
  • Women pose naked in 'Grab Them By The Ballot' photo shoot to encourage votes for Democrats

    11/03/2018 10:12:20 AM PDT · by ETL · 72 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Nov 3, 2018 | Lukas Mikelionis | Fox News
    Ten women from Vermont participated in the “Grab Them By The Ballot” shoot titled after President Trump’s infamous “grab them by the p----” comment that resurfaced during the 2016 presidential election. All of the women – who came in all sizes, races, and sexualities – posed with nothing but a ballot placed on their private parts in an homage to the #MeToo movement. “With the #Metoo and #Wetoo movements and recent confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh there is much at stake in the upcoming elections,” said the group in its mission statement. “We are here to show the country these recent...
  • Women pose naked in photo shoot to encourage votes for Democrats (Trunc.) BARF ALERT

    11/03/2018 8:18:08 AM PDT · by libstripper · 91 replies
    Fox News ^ | Nov. 3, 2018 | Lukas Mikelonis
    Full title: "Women pose naked in 'Grab Them By The Ballot' photo shoot to encourage votes for Democrats" Excerpt: Ten women from Vermont participated in the “Grab Them By The Ballot” shoot titled after President Trump’s infamous “grab them by the p----” comment that resurfaced during the 2016 presidential election.<> All of the women – who came in all sizes, races, and sexualities – posed with nothing but a ballot placed on their private parts in an homage to the #MeToo movement.
  • Daughter of state GOP candidate in Missouri: Don't vote for my dad

    11/02/2018 10:31:33 AM PDT · by stan_sipple · 39 replies
    the hill ^ | 10/30/2018 | aris folley
    Emily West, whose father is a Republican candidate for the Missouri State House, is telling voters not to support her dad on Election Day, according to The Kansas City Star. “I can’t imagine him being in any level of government,” she told the newspaper, referring to Steve West, 64, on Monday. Steve West made headlines over the summer for previous anti-Semitic, racist and homophobic comments he made online that came to light, including one in which he said “Hitler was right” about who was “behind” the events taking place in Germany before World War II. “A lot of his views...
  • Nevada ballot 2018: Question 2;Make tampons and pads tax exempt

    11/02/2018 9:01:32 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 54 replies
    medium.com ^ | Nov 2, 2018 | Jillian Austin
    Nevada sales tax is avg 6.85%. Medical items are exempt, except feminine hygiene products needed monthly (tampons and pads) by 49.5% of population in Nevada. This would make the items tax exempt saving women money every month.
  • Hillary "I know they all look alike" gaffe.

    10/30/2018 7:08:29 AM PDT · by TruthWillWin · 58 replies
    Have seen no MSM coverage of this major gaffe by Hillary, predictable.
  • You KNOW Matthew Dowd said something really VILE if Brit Hume was THIS pissed at him

    10/28/2018 8:09:42 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 29 replies
    Twitchy ^ | October 28, 2018 | Sam Janney
    The Left and our good, sweet, sincere friends in the media spent most of Saturday after the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue trying to find a way to blame Trump for the monster who killed 11 innocent people and wounded six others. Even though the gunman reportedly hated Trump and blamed him for supporting the Jewish people, somehow, someway Trump was labeled an anti-Semite. We know, it's stupid. Rich Lowrybâś” @RichLowry WhatÂ’s even the theory supposed to be that Trump is an anti-Semite? 3:42 PM - Oct 27, 2018 Well, Trump beat Hillary Â… thatÂ’s enough doncha...
  • OCASIO-CORTEZ ON KIMMEL: LIKE, LIKE, FOR SURE, LIKE, YEAH, YEAH, LIKE YEAH

    10/18/2018 10:26:02 AM PDT · by Reno89519 · 37 replies
    Grabienews ^ | October 18, 2018 | Staff
    The media starlet and New York congressional candidate, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, has, like, something to say. During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live Wednesday night, those things were “like,” “yeah,” and also, “um, for sure.” Ocasio-Cortez is from New York, but sounded like a character from “Clueless.” Throughout the interview, she repeatedly used Valley girl filler words such as “like” and “yeah, yeah.” In about three minutes of speaking, Ocasio Cortez said “like” 11 times, “yeah” 20 times, and “for sure” three times. While telling a story of a couple she met at a Cracker Barrel that apparently supported her...
  • Elizabeth Warren might have actually made things worse with her DNA gambit

    10/16/2018 9:39:02 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 84 replies
    CNN ^ | Updated 10:13 AM ET, Tue October 16, 201 | Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large
    (CNN)Twenty-four hours after Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren shocked the political world with a five-minute video (and a mountain of documentation) aimed at putting to bed the controversy over her claims of Native American heritage, it's becoming increasingly clear the strategy amounts to a swing and a miss. Warren's goal was to take the issue of her heritage off the table for nervous Democrats and to show that she was ready, willing and able to stand up to President Donald Trump if and when the time came that she was the party's nominee against him in 2020. The problem is that,...
  • We’re All Native Americans Now: Elizabeth Warren demonstrates the folly of identity politics

    10/16/2018 5:00:10 AM PDT · by billorites · 69 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 15, 2018 | The Editors
    Any doubt that Elizabeth Warren plans to run for President ended Monday when the Massachusetts Senator released a DNA analysis indicating that she probably does have some trace of distant Native American ancestry. The former Harvard professor went so far as to unveil a website and video featuring an analysis by Stanford professor Carlos Bustamante, who said that while Ms. Warren is mainly European she likely has some Native American ancestry “in the range of 6-10 generations ago.” This makes her between 1/64th and 1/1024th Native American, which barely spares her the humiliation of not having any after she had...
  • Former Obama campaign manager scorches Elizabeth Warren for releasing DNA test weeks before midterms

    10/15/2018 5:49:41 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 83 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct 15, 2018
    President Obama's former campaign manager on Monday sharply criticized Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren for releasing the results of a disputed DNA test that she said backed up her claims of Native American ancestry. He claimed she was throwing her party off-message just weeks before November's critical midterm elections. "Argue the substance all you want, but why 22 days before a crucial election where we MUST win house and senate to save America, why did @SenWarren have to do her announcement now?" former President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign manager, Jim Messina, tweeted. "Why can’t Dems ever stay focused???" added Messina,...
  • Doug Schoen: Hillary and Holder hurting Democrats with their amazing and disgusting comments

    10/14/2018 2:30:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 14, 2018 | Douglas E. Schoen
    As Democrats campaign for the Nov. 6 midterm elections, they have plenty of legitimate criticisms to level at President Trump and Republicans who control the House and Senate. But Democrats were hurt in recent days by amazing and disgusting comments made by Hillary Clinton and former Attorney General Eric Holder. As a Democrat, I want my party to win as many seats as possible in the House and Senate and to capture as many governorships and other state offices as it can. But the Clinton and Holder remarks do not advance that effort – they hurt it. Former Secretary of...
  • Thanks for not raping us, all you ‘good men.’ But it’s not enough.

    10/12/2018 1:06:02 PM PDT · by C19fan · 120 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 12, 2018 | Victoria Bissell Brown
    I yelled at my husband last night. Not pick-up-your-socks yell. Not how-could-you-ignore-that-red-light yell. This was real yelling. This was 30 minutes of from-the-gut yelling. Triggered by a small, thoughtless, dismissive, annoyed, patronizing comment. Really small. A micro-wave that triggered a hurricane. I blew. Hard and fast. And it terrified me. I’m still terrified by what I felt and what I said. I am almost 70 years old. I am a grandmother. Yet in that roiling moment, screaming at my husband as if he represented every clueless male on the planet (and I every angry woman of 2018), I announced that...
  • ABC Executives Regret Firing Roseanne, Fear ‘Connors’ Spin-Off Series will Flop

    10/12/2018 6:40:56 AM PDT · by Drew68 · 129 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/12/2018 | Ben Kew
    Executives at ABC now believe that their decision to fire Roseanne Barr from their revival of Roseanne was a mistake and the network’s spin-off series The Conners may flop, according to a report from Mail Online. Two senior executives at the network told the outlet that ABC President Channing Dungey’s decision to immediately fire the actress and cancel her show after she made racially charged comments about former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett was a “knee-jerk” decision that they would later regret. “We didn’t think it through properly. What Roseanne did was wrong but we shouldn’t have rushed to fire her....
  • Alyssa Milano: I don't have equal rights under the Constitution -- yet (mega barf alert)

    10/08/2018 7:06:23 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 86 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/5/2018 | Alyssa Milano
    "My name is Alyssa Milano, and I do not have equal rights under our Constitution. I have a three-year-old daughter named Bella. She does not have equal rights under the Constitution, either." This is how I began my testimony at a Congressional shadow hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) just a few months ago. At that point, I didn't think it could be possible to feel more urgency about insisting that women be protected in our government's highest legal document, the US Constitution. I was wrong. Now, as I watch Brett Kavanaugh's likely ascension to the Supreme Court, it...
  • Emily Ratajkowski shamed, told to 'put on a bra' while protesting Kavanaugh

    10/05/2018 9:11:19 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 97 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 10/5/2018 | Yahoo Style UK
    [SNIP] Schumer and Ratajkowski were arrested. The latter, a model and actress, tweeted about her arrest and included a photo of herself at the protest holding a sign that read, “Respect female existence or expect our resistance.” Similar to how Alyssa Milano was shamed for her outfit at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing last week, Ratajkowski’s clothing, instead of her message, garnered the most attention by Kavanaugh supporters. ... From comments like “put on a bra,” surprisingly coming from a woman, and “Sorry I was focused on something else, can you say that again?” it is clear that these vocal...
  • Whitehouse: I’ve Cracked The Calendar Code To Pinpoint Kavanaugh’s Sexual Assault

    09/28/2018 9:07:19 AM PDT · by C19fan · 102 replies
    Hot Air ^ | September 28, 2019 | Ed Morrissey
    Has American political life become permanently … boofed? Ohio Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse declared today that he has somehow cracked Brett Kavanaugh’s calendar code to discover the date of Christine Blasey Ford’s victimization at his hands. In the Judiciary Committee meeting, Whitehouse highlighted a calendar entry listing a July 1 party as evidence that “may” corroborate Ford’s testimony: