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  • Gay teen councilman dismisses leaked nude pics as smear attempt

    03/14/2018 12:10:11 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 48 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 14, 2018 | 3:04pm | Jackie Salo
    A 19-year-old Texas councilman whose nude photos from a dating app were exposed is defending the snaps as “freedom of expression,” according to reports. Cross Coburn, who identifies as gay, said he believes homophobia is behind the X-rated photo leak, which came to light Monday when an envelope with the pics was anonymously delivered to Groves City Hall, where he is the youngest sitting councilman, news station KDFM reported. “I felt like I was being harassed; discriminated against because I’m a young gay man on City Council,” Coburn told the news station. He claimed that the screenshots of raunchy conversations...
  • Twitter refuses to comment on Louis Farrakhan's anti-Semitic tweets

    03/09/2018 2:41:34 PM PST · by Rome2000 · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/9/18 | Chris Ciaccia
    Twitter has refused to comment on anti-Semitic tweets from Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, including one where he writes "the Jews have control over those agencies [FBI] of government." When reached for a response by Fox News, a Twitter spokesman said the company does not comment on individual accounts. The spokesman pointed Fox News to the company's help center, where it details its enforcement options and its approach to enforcement philosophy and policy development. The 84-year-old Farrakhan posted several bizarre tweets regarding Jews this week, including the aforementioned tweet about government agencies, specifically the FBI.
  • Southern Poverty Law Center Warns Of Female "Male Supremacists"

    02/26/2018 5:10:41 AM PST · by C19fan · 11 replies
    Frontpage ^ | February 25, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    The Southern Poverty Law Center, a mail order scam with all the credibility of a guy selling fake Rolex watches on a street corner at midnight, has done it again. The same lefty hate group whose hate map led to at least one violent attack on a religious group, which listed a sign outside a bar as a hate group and blatantly faked an Islamophobia increase is back in action. This time the SPLC is denouncing female male supremacism. It's like white supremacism, except with men. So it's very trendy. But just as its Islamophobia materials accused some Muslims of...
  • Mueller Still Relying on Discredited Steele Dossier

    02/22/2018 11:55:58 AM PST · by mojito · 13 replies
    Real Clear Investigations ^ | 2/22/2018 | Paul Sperry
    Special Counsel Robert Mueller is continuing to use a controversial 35-page dossier financed by the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 Hillary Clinton campaign as a "road map” for investigative leads, sources familiar with his investigation say. Mueller’s team has also used information gleaned from surveillance court-approved wiretaps on former Trump adviser Carter Page that were secured by citing material in the dossier, the sources say. And a detail previously reported last fall – that Mueller’s investigators traveled overseas last year to debrief the dossier’s London-based author, Christopher Steele, a former British spy – takes on a new cast with...
  • Shannon Edwards, linked to resignation of Rep. Tim Murphy, is running for Congress

    02/22/2018 10:02:58 AM PST · by Vigilanteman · 13 replies
    Tribune Review (Suburban Pittsburgh) ^ | 22 Feb 2018 | Natasha Lindstrom
    Shannon Edwards — the forensic psychologist whose reported extramarital affair with former U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy contributed to his resignation — announced Wednesday that she is making a bid for Congress. Edwards, a Republican in her early 30s from Pittsburgh's Lawrenceville neighborhood, said that if elected, she pledges to be "an active, diligent" voice in Washington who will "fight the tough battles no one else chooses." Among her platform priorities: improving access to mental health treatment, reforming the criminal justice system and strengthening high school and post-secondary educational institutions. Under a court-imposed map being challenged by Republicans, Edwards could run...
  • After Obama-Farrakhan Photo Bombshell, New Footage Emerges [trunc]

    01/30/2018 5:10:27 PM PST · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 20 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1.30.18 | Benny Johnson
    Full title: After Obama-Farrakhan Photo Bombshell, New Footage Emerges Of Democrats Hugging Nation Of Islam Leader Images of multiple congressional Democrats hugging, embracing and coordinating with Louis Farrakhan have surfaced, just shortly after a never-before-seen, 2005 photo of Barack Obama and Louis Farrakhan was released to the public. The Obama picture was kept a secret by the photographer who took it because he believed it would hurt the future president’s “political career.”
  • Not News: Tax-Cut 'Crumbs' Were a Big Deal to Pelosi and Dems in 2011-2012

    01/13/2018 2:04:56 PM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | January 13, 2018 | Tom Blumer
    On Thursday, House Democratic Party Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi characterized as "crumbs" the bonuses of $1,000 or more, pay raises of up to $3 per hour, and other benefits well over 100 companies have showered on over 2 million employees as a result of December's tax law passage. Given their track record, there's no reason to believe that the establishment press will report Pelosi's condescending remarks — or that they will remind their audience that in 2011 and 2012, the Obama administration and Democrats in Congress treated the prospect of workers losing $40 every other week in their paychecks as...
  • No, a cop’s ‘fears’ don’t justify every shooting

    12/16/2017 7:47:45 PM PST · by JP1201 · 103 replies
    The jurors who acquitted Philip Brailsford of second-degree murder last week were told to judge him based on “how a reasonable officer would act, versus a regular person with no police training,” as The Arizona Republic put it. That distinction was crucial, because a “regular person” would never get away with shooting an unarmed man who was crawling on the floor, sobbing and begging for his life. Like other recent cases in which jurors failed to hold police officers accountable for the unnecessary use of deadly force, Brailsford’s acquittal shows that cops benefit from a double standard. Unlike ordinary citizens,...
  • Woman gets probation in Facebook hate-crime case (Tortured white Trump supporter on Facebook)

    12/08/2017 7:03:12 PM PST · by Cubs Fan · 51 replies
    A woman who live-streamed herself and a trio of friends abusing a mentally disabled man and taunting him with racial insults was sentenced to probation Friday after spending nearly a year behind bars. Brittany Covington, 19, had been held at the Cook County Jail without bond since January, when she and co-defendants Tesfaye Cooper, Jordan Hill and her 24-year-old sister Tanishia Covington were arrested on kidnapping and hate-crime charges. The plea deal prosecutors made with Brittany Covington makes her the first of the four to be released, though she will remain on probation for four years and is barred from...
  • Florida man gets 15 years prison for breaking windows and leaving bacon at a mosque

    12/08/2017 9:55:52 AM PST · by heterosupremacist · 45 replies ^ | 12/08/2017 | Robert Spencer
    Fifteen years? For vandalism? He smashed lights, cameras, and windows at a mosque, and left some bacon by the front door. The vandalism is inexcusable and the bacon obnoxious, but fifteen years? The sentence, says AP, “had a hate crime enhancement.” In other words, he is being made an example of. Because he did this at a mosque, he is getting this draconian sentence. If he had broken windows and smashed lights and cameras at a church, his sentence wouldn’t have been nearly as severe. But all too many American authorities today hold to the false notion that Muslims are...
  • Dems blast Trump for Jerusalem decision despite past support

    12/06/2017 12:40:47 PM PST · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Fox News. com ^ | December 6, 2017 | Brooke Singman
    Some of the top congressional Democrats blasting President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the U.S. Embassy there have in fact supported that very position in the past. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., penned a letter to the president last week, urging him not to move the embassy. Feinstein’s letter said the move would “spark violence, further alienate the United States and undermine the prospects of a two-state solution.” “The future of Jerusalem is an issue that should be decided by Israel and the Palestinians, not unilaterally by the United States,” Feinstein wrote. -- snip...
  • Judge grants permission for subpoenas forcing Trump businesses to keep records in emoluments case

    11/29/2017 7:57:42 PM PST · by Coronal · 13 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 29, 2017 | Kelly Cohen
    A federal judge has granted two attorneys general permission to subpoena 23 Trump businesses to require them to preserve documents potentially related to an emoluments case. The two-page order by U.S. District Judge Peter Messittee grants the request by Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and District of Columbia Attorney Karl Racine for permission to serve the subpoenas related to their lawsuit. Their lawsuit, filed in June, alleges that President Trump’s wide-ranging businesses with foreign and domestic governments violate the Foreign and Domestic Emoluments Clauses. Trump has motioned to dismiss the lawsuit, and oral arguments are scheduled for Jan. 25, 2018.
  • Men With Muscles and Money Are More Attractive..Showing Gender Roles Aren’t Progressing [tr]

    11/23/2017 6:19:40 AM PST · by C19fan · 61 replies
    Newsweek ^ | November 20, 2017 | Sydney Pereira
    Muscles and money are qualities that straight women and gay men typically find attractive in men, according to an analysis of Tube Crush—a website where people post unsolicited pictures of men seen on the London Underground. The study at Coventry and Aberystwyth universities in the United Kingdom, published in Feminist Media Studies in August, analyzed images over a period of three years since 2014. The “guy candy” posted on the website were mostly white men—despite London being a multicultural city—indicating that white male privilege is still an attractive quality.
  • I’m a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don’t want Al Franken to resign.

    11/17/2017 6:47:52 AM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 100 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/17/2017 | Kate Harding
    As a feminist and the author of a book on rape culture, I could reasonably be expected to lead the calls for Al Franken to step down, following allegations that he forced his tongue down a woman’s throat, accompanied by a photo of him grinning as he moves in to grope her breasts while she sleeps. It’s disgusting. He treated a sleeping woman as a comedy prop, no more human than the contents of Carrot Top’s trunk, and I firmly believe he should suffer social and professional consequences for it. But I don’t believe resigning from his position is the...
  • NYT Columnist: We Should ‘Believe’ Women, But Only If Liberals Tell Us To

    11/15/2017 6:52:31 AM PST · by Cheerio · 12 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/14/2017 | Rachel Stoltzfoos
    We should only believe accusations of rape vetted by qualified liberals. So goes Michelle Goldberg’s patently absurd logic in a recent column for The New York Times. To get there, she’s forced to dismiss a dominant liberal dogma: the “absolute” that every woman deserves to be believed. Her very next step institutes a new dogma: only women who liberals believe deserve unqualified belief. (Never mind the litany of liberally vetted women — from the Duke lacrosse accuser to Mattress Girl to Rolling Stone’s “Jackie” — whose testimonies turned out to be extremely dubious or outright false.) Goldberg is working out...
  • Dem Rep: Women Have ‘Responsibility’ to Avoid Sexual Assault by Not Appearing ‘Inviting’

    10/19/2017 11:27:35 AM PDT · by markomalley · 58 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 10/19/17 | Alex Griswold
    A Democratic congresswoman responded to the allegations against Harvey Weinstein by saying that women also have a responsibility to stop sexual assault and harassment."I grew up in a time when it was as much the woman's responsibility as a man's—how you were dressed, what your behavior was," Texas Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson told Dallas' local NBC5."I'm from the old school that you can have behaviors that appear to be inviting. It can be interpreted as such," Johnson continued. "That's the responsibility, I think, of the female."Interviewer Diana Zoga asked if it was time to stop asking about what women were wearing...
  • Angry Dad’s 8 Words Shut Down School Board For Teaching Kids Sharia (Video)

    09/25/2017 5:06:33 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 40 replies
    Rank Politics ^ | 09/23/2017 | Casandra Chesser
    What is the role of the education system in our children’s lives? It seems that it’s constantly changing. Once upon a time, it involved teaching our children things like reading, writing, math, science, history — typical subjects to prepare them for the real world. Now, liberals are seemingly adding more and more to the curriculum, and not everyone is happy about it. Parents were reportedly furious after learning that the San Diego School Board of Trustees partnered with the Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, to launch an anti-bullying campaign. The campaign involves educating children about Islam, with the purported...
  • After Declaring Bill Clinton Off Limits, CNN Targets Judge Roy Moore’s Wife

    09/22/2017 7:35:26 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 Sep 2017 | John Nolte
    In the heat of the 2016 presidential campaign, the leftwing cable news network CNN famously declared that the many sins of former-president Bill Clinton, spouse of then-Democrat frontrunner Hillary Clinton, were off limits. CNN even went so far as to cut the microphone of a guest who brought the former president up. Today, this very same CNN is targeting the wife of Alabama US senate candidate Judge Roy Moore. Some 15 years ago, the Republican Moore founded an organization called The Foundation for Moral Law. Nearly two years ago, on its Facebook page, the organization shared a video that suggested...
  • Chelsea Clinton Spreads False Story Claiming Michigan Passed Bill Allowing EMTs to Deny Gay

    09/15/2017 2:25:26 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 70 replies ^ | 9/15/17 | Alex Griswold
    Full title.......................Chelsea Clinton Spreads False Story Claiming Michigan Passed Bill Allowing EMTs to Deny Gay Patients Treatment......................Chelsea Clinton falsely tweeted Friday that the Michigan House of Representatives had voted to allow emergency medical providers choice in treating patients, specifically giving EMTs the option to deny treatment to gay patients. "Absolutely appalling," the former First Daughter tweeted, "Michigan House Passed Bill Allowing EMTs To Refuse Treatment To Gay People."
  • The Greatest American Hero - Indian-American Female Lead Reboot Receives Put Pilot at ABC

    09/08/2017 4:44:58 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 55 replies
    Spoiler TV ^ | September 9, 2017 | Nirat Anop
    A re-imagining of Steven J. Cannell’s 1981 cult classic The Greatest American Hero is flying back to development with a new creative team, a big new commitment and a big twist. ABC has given a put pilot commitment to the half-hour single-camera project. In it, the unlikely (super)hero at the center — Ralph Kinley (played by William Katt) in the original series — is Meera, an Indian-American woman. The Greatest American Hero comes from Fresh Off the Boat writer-producer Rachna Fruchbom and Nahnatchka Khan’s Fierce Baby. 20th Century Fox TV, where Fierce Baby is based and Fruchbom recently signed an...