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  • Tom Perez Beats Keith Ellison (aka Hakim Muhammad) for DNC Chair

    02/26/2017 6:29:38 AM PST · by ReformedMedia · 2 replies
    The Washington Standard ^ | 02-26-2017 | Pamela Geller
    Tom Perez’s victory as DNC Chair is a slick move. He was the lapdog for hardcore Muslim supremacists when he was Obama’s Assistant Attorney General, a gutless tool doing the bidding of the terror-tied groups. As Assistant Attorney General, Perez had a shameful record of pro-sharia initiatives and craven accommodation to Islamic supremacists at the DoJ. Perez sought to impose sharia blasphemy laws under the guise of hate speech laws. He refused to answer questions whether DoJ would advance a proposal to criminalize speech against any religion. He refused to commit to the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on the Constitution...
  • A Weekly Dose of President Trump - Trump Family Train (2/26/17 to 3/4/17)

    02/26/2017 4:29:08 AM PST · by DollyCali · 40 replies
    FRiends and Deplorables | February 26, 2017 | DollyCali
  • Hillary Clinton Calls For 'Resistance': "We Need To Stay Engaged ... I'll Be With You ..."

    02/26/2017 4:21:56 AM PST · by Zakeet · 39 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | February 25, 2017
    Complete Headline: Hillary Clinton Calls For 'Resistance': "We Need To Stay Engaged ... I'll Be With You Every Step Of The Way" Last month we noted that Hillary Clinton is looking to start her own "fabulous" TV show in an effort to remain relevant following a disastrous Presidential election loss in 2016. The show, according to an insider, would be "completely controlled" and will likely focus on undermining the efforts of President Donald Trump, while whipping her supporters into a frenzy. Now, in a three minute video address to fellow Democrats, the former Secretary of State says she is going...
  • God help us if Chelsea Clinton runs for office

    02/26/2017 3:43:27 AM PST · by Zakeet · 46 replies
    NY Post ^ | February 25, 2017 | Maureen Callahan
    In the wake of Hillary Clinton's devastating electoral loss, it seems Chelsea Clinton, historically boring and opinion-free, is mulling a run for high office. [Snip] Last November, Page Six reported that Chelsea was being groomed for a Congressional run. The Clintons "will not give up," a source said. "Chelsea would be the next extension of the Clinton brand." That's the problem. Putting aside America's exhaustion with dynastic politics, Chelsea herself, as a potential candidate, comes loaded with Clintonian baggage: the greed, the entitlement, and her mother’s greatest flaw - an inability to connect with common people.
  • FULL EVENT: President Donald Trump Speech at CPAC 2017 (2/24/2017) Donald Trump Live CPAC Speech

    02/26/2017 1:48:00 AM PST · by GonzoII · 2 replies
    You Tube ^ | Streamed live on Feb 24, 2017 | Donald J. Trump
    President Donald Trump Speech at CPAC 2017 (Conservative Political Action Conference), Friday, February 24, 2017 - President Trump Live Speech #CPAC2017
  • Israeli intelligence minister says Trump created a new path to peace

    02/26/2017 12:38:09 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | February 26, 2017 | Ruth Eglash
    JERUSALEM — Israel’s Minister of Intelligence and Atomic Energy, Israel Katz, is known as a political bulldozer. It’s a label he is proud of and a trait, he believes, could bring about peace with the Palestinians. Albeit in a roundabout way. Katz’s plan, which he says has been adopted by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is regional and multilayered. The creation of a Palestinian state or at least an autonomous, demilitarized entity will come by default at the tail end. “Netanyahu went to America after many discussions here in which we spoke about the idea for regional peace, based on...
  • Slime and the Slimers

    02/26/2017 12:16:00 AM PST · by upchuck · 7 replies
    Am Thinker ^ | Feb 26, 2017 | Clarice Feldman
    “There’s no Elmer’s Glue to be found anywhere on Oahu,” my eleven-year-old granddaughter announced dramatically as we got into the car at Honolulu airport last Sunday. Still groggy from the ten-hour flight across so many time zones and with my ears still stopped up, I thought I had misheard her. Asking for some explanation, I got a very rapid paced explanation. Every sixth grader on the island is making slime, a concoction composed of Elmer’s Glue, cornstarch, and some secret ingredients known only to very aware eleven-year-olds and which I’ve already forgotten. The run on glue was so substantial that...
  • Meet The New Boss (Obama's Man At The DNC)

    02/25/2017 10:21:15 PM PST · by OddLane · 5 replies
    American Rattlesnake ^ | February 26, 2017 | Gerard Perry s
    Keith Ellison’s loss is noteworthy for a number of reasons, many of them unrelated to the fact that his victorious opponent will be the first self-identifying Hispanic to preside over the Democratic National Committee. Yes, ethnicity/race did play a pivotal role in this intra-party election, but not in the way that the mainstream media and Democratic shills would have you believe. Perez’s victory is not so much a case of Democrats implicitly rebuking President Trump and his purportedly anti-latino immigration policies as Barack Obama’s man on the inside once again stepping on the Bernie Bros. The party hatchet-man who did...
  • 'Minimum Wage Laws Were Meant to Protect White Jobs From Black Workers'

    02/25/2017 9:16:18 PM PST · by TBP · 12 replies
    PJ Media ^ | FEBRUARY 24, 2017 | TYLER O'NEIL
    In a fiery speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Breitbart author Sonnie Johnson declared that white supremacy and institutionalized racism are real in America today — but in the Democratic Party. "What if I told you I actually agree with Black Lives Matter?" Johnson asked a room full of conservatives. "What if I told you that institutionalized racism is real in America? What if I told you it started with a progressive Democrat named Woodrow Wilson, who resegregated both the government and the military? What if I told you it started with a KKK indoctrination video in the...
  • Law professors file misconduct complaint against Conway: report

    02/25/2017 9:14:29 PM PST · by The_Media_never_lie · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/24/17 | MARK HENSCH
    A group of 15 law professors nationwide has reportedly filed a professional misconduct complaint against White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, saying she "brings shame upon the legal profession."
  • Leslie Jones Makes Fun of White Women Supporting Black Lives Matter

    02/25/2017 8:19:52 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 24, 2017 | Christine Burroni
    Nothing is off-limits for Leslie Jones’ stand-up routine. “If I see another 45-year-old white woman from Williamsburg saying ‘black lives matter,’ I’m going to punch you in the mouth,” the “Saturday Night Live” star said during her recent four-night stint at New York comedy club, Carolines on Broadway. “Stop doing that.” In what the New York Times dubbed “a raucous, high-volume” set, the 49-year-old’s politically focused act tackled the Black Lives Matter movement and other protests that have followed Donald Trump‘s presidency.
  • How Perez Edged (Keith)Ellison for DNC Chair

    02/25/2017 8:16:35 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/25/17 | JONATHAN EASLEY
    One vote. That’s how close former Labor secretary Tom Perez was to defeating Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) on the initial ballot and becoming the next chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in the first contested race in more than a decade. The hundreds of DNC members and liberal activists gathered inside the Atlanta Convention Center hall gasped when interim chairwoman Donna Brazile read the results. None of the candidates received a majority and there would have to be at least a second round of voting where anything could happen. When Perez supporters gathered at a party at the Westin...
  • [Vanity] PizzaGate - David Seaman Channel Suddenly Shut Down

    02/25/2017 8:04:56 PM PST · by gaijin · 82 replies
    David Seaman, a young journalist fired last August by the Huffington Post for articles focusing on the health of one-time Presidential candiate Hillary Clinton, has had his popular YouTube channel shut down. Seaman's channel often focused on internet rumors that dogged Washington D.C.'s Comet Ping-Pong Pizza and the activities of James Alefantis, named by GQ Magazine as the 49th Most Powerful DC Personality a year ago. The sudden news regarding the removal of all Seaman's videos follows the stabbing murder of Seaman's girlfriend and her roomate in an incident police described as a violent home-invasion by likely drug-world operatives. Over...
  • Some of Trump's Picks Have Troubling Links to Globalism, CFR

    02/25/2017 5:41:58 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 53 replies
    The New American ^ | 25 February 2017 | Alex Newman
    After crushing the establishment and delivering a series of blows to globalism, President Donald Trump's winning spree against the powerful forces that opposed him appears to be slowing down. In fact, with his recent selection of Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster as National Security Adviser and Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court — both of whom have been listed as members of the establishment globalist swamp known as the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) — concerns are growing even among Trump supporters and grassroots conservative activists. There were already several CFR-linked officials before the latest additions — the very same forces...
  • Bush daughter to headline Planned Parenthood fundraiser

    02/25/2017 5:20:34 PM PST · by boycott · 66 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2-24-2017 | BROOKE SEIPEL
    Barbara Pierce Bush, the daughter of former President George W. Bush, will headline a Planned Parenthood fundraiser next week in Texas, according to a report from the Texas Tribune. Bush is expected to be the keynote speaker at the Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas's annual Fort Worth fundraising luncheon. President Bush pushed for anti-abortion policies during his time in the White House, but his wife Laura Bush has supported legal abortion in the past. The announcement comes amid the continuing debate over federal funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides a variety of reproductive health services to women, including abortions. Barbara...
  • Trump won’t go to White House Correspondents Association Dinner this year

    02/25/2017 4:55:28 PM PST · by davikkm · 57 replies
    washingtontimes ^ | S.A. Miller
    President Trump announced Saturday that he would not be attending the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in April, punctuating his combative relationship with the news media. “I will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!” tweeted Mr. Trump. The annual dinner is a light-hearted affair that traditionally featuring comedians and the president giving roast-style speeches. But Mr. Trump has been battling the press throughout the presidential campaign and has had repeated run-ins with reporters since taking office. He’s railed against what he calls “fake news” and recently...
  • May-June 2006 Message from Dan (Fallout from Century War with Islam story)

    02/25/2017 4:37:16 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies ^ | May 2006 | Dan Simmons
    Greetings Readers, Friends, and Other Visitors: It never occurred to me in my earlier creations of these freewheeling monthly or bimonthly "Messages from Dan" that I would have to write a Message about a previous Message. But it seems obvious that I must do just that. (For those visitors who may have missed the April 2006 Message, please find it in the archives linked above—or be warned that what follows here will be very cryptic, at best.)This writing a message-about-a-message feels incestuous. But there’s nothing to be done about that except to get it done and go on to other...
  • Hundreds Rally In Center City To Save Affordable Care Act

    02/25/2017 4:04:39 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 25 replies
    “We have to keep having these events and giving people chances to have their voices heard,” says WMP co-chair Alexandra Hackett Ferber. The crowd included doctors and nurses. “In general healthcare providers feel that everyone should have access to care independent of income level,” says Dr. David Poll, a UPenn cardiologist. For some, protecting President Obama’s healthcare plan that mandates everyone have health insurance, while increasing assistance, is personal. Denise Major from Philadelphia says she didn’t have insurance for several years before the ACA and was suffering from a hole in lungs.
  • Meet the terrorist behind the next women’s march

    02/25/2017 3:40:49 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The New York Post ^ | February 25, 2017 | Kyle Smith
    Here’s the left’s next great idea for bringing down President Trump: another women’s march. Which means another public instance of Trump haters shouting slogans to one another and mistaking it for constructive politics. What progressives need to defeat Trump is outreach, but all they have is outrage. On March 8, organizers seem to be aiming for a different vibe than the librarians-in-pussy-hats element that made the first women’s march after Trump’s inauguration so adorable. Instead of milling around Washington, organizers have in mind a “general strike” called the Day without a Woman. In a manifesto published in The Guardian on...
  • Trump Performance Poll - Being Hammered By Libs?

    02/25/2017 2:30:04 PM PST · by Blackhawk45 · 20 replies
    SOS! FOX News published a poll asking people to rate President Trump's first month in office. Liberals appear to have hijacked the poll. We need everyone to go to the poll and rate Trump's performance "GREAT" and SHARE this everywhere!
  • Cardin, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Rescind Discriminatory Order on Immigration, Refugees

    02/25/2017 2:28:24 PM PST · by Tours · 16 replies
    Ben Cardin, U.S. Senate ^ | 1/31/2017 | Ben Cardin Office
    WASHINGTON — Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today cosponsored a bill to rescind President Trump’s discriminatory executive order barring immigrants from Muslim-majority countries and suspending the U.S. refugee program. In addition to Senator Cardin, the bill is cosponsored by Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Tom Carper (D-Del.), Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Maggie...
  • Is Trump building a blueprint for mass deportation?

    02/25/2017 2:27:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    The Fresno Bee ^ | February 25, 2017 | The Editorial Board
    It may not yet be the mass deportation that activists have been warning about. But it appears inevitable that many more undocumented immigrants will be swept up by the Trump administration’s more aggressive enforcement. The groups at risk of deportation have been expanded dramatically by President Donald Trump’s Jan. 25 executive orders and the enforcement memos issued last week by the Department of Homeland Security. In addition to targeting undocumented immigrants convicted of serious crimes – a perfectly appropriate step and the focus during most of the Obama years – federal agents will prioritize people guilty of any crime and...
  • Exclusive – Regnery: Anti-Trump Democrats’ Best Allies Are Senate Republicans

    02/25/2017 2:15:57 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Feb. 25, 2017 | Alfred S. Regnery
    So far, the Senate has confirmed 14 of the 549 senior federal positions that President Trump needs to run the government and who need Senate confirmation—Cabinet secretaries and people who run the departments, bureaus, agencies and the rest of the government. The rest of the government is being run by career bureaucrats and a few Obama holdovers.

    02/25/2017 2:09:09 PM PST · by Tours · 50 replies
    TMZ ^ | 2/7/2017 | staff
    Senator Chuck Schumer wants to make one thing clear ... ain't no way he'll vote to confirm Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court if he supports Trump's travel ban. The New York Senator was on Capitol Hill Monday night when he made it clear to our photog, judges need to stand up to the prez, especially on the ban. The confirmation hearing should be interesting ... how Gorsuch deals with the question ... how would you vote?
  • Democrats Pick Obama-era Insider Tom Perez As DNC Chair

    02/25/2017 1:03:44 PM PST · by Timpanagos1 · 61 replies
    Fortune ^ | 2/25/17 | Fortune
    U.S. Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as chairman on Saturday, choosing a veteran of the Obama administration to lead the daunting task of rebuilding the party and heading the opposition to Republican President Donald Trump. Members of the Democratic National Committee, the administrative and fundraising arm of the party, picked Perez on the second round of voting after one of the most crowded and competitive party leadership elections in decades.
  • Geert Wilders forced to suspend campaign appearances under death threats

    02/25/2017 11:41:53 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/25/2017 | Jazz Shaw
    Some disturbing news out of the Netherlands this week. The campaign of upstart politician and Member of Parliament Geert Wilders has suspended all public appearances and rallies in a move which is expected to last through the election next month. Wilders has been a constant target of threats throughout his career but now things have gotten extremely serious. A plot was uncovered which could have placed him in extreme peril, hence this move to stay out of the public eye for a while. ( Geert Wilders, the leader of the Netherland’s rising populist anti-migrant right, has suspended public campaigning...
  • What happened the $7.5 Billion Water Bond Money that California voters approved in 2014?

    02/24/2017 10:01:19 PM PST · by cakid1 · 29 replies
    Ken Malloy News Anchor Account ^ | 02/24/17 | Ken Malloy News Anchor Accountcakid1
    What happened the $7.5 Billion Water Bond Money that voters approved in 2014? Some are asking that question today after Governor Jerry Brown announced he wants to spend $437 million to deal with California's aging water infrastructure that the Governor says is "maxed out." Exhibit "A' would be crumbling infrastructure at Oroville Dam. So, what about that Water Bond Measure? Back in 2014 California voters approved Proposition 1. The $7.5 billion dollar bond measure passed with 67% of the vote. So far, only about $177 million dollars of that has been spent. According to the Public Policy Institute of California...
  • Progressives raise transparency concerns over paper ballots in DNC chairman vote

    02/25/2017 11:19:21 AM PST · by granite · 50 replies
    - The Washington Times - ^ | Saturday, February 25, 2017 | By Seth McLaughlin
    <p>ATLANTA — A progressive group charged Saturday that the Democratic National Committee’s reliance on paper ballots in the race for DNC chair raises questions of transparency, tainting the process.</p> <p>The DNC had planned on using both an electronic system, as well as paper ballots, but switched gears minutes before the vote when interim Chair Donna Brazille announced they would rely on the ballots in part because of concerns over spotty internet service.</p>
  • I will leave the Democrats if Keith Ellison is elected its chairman [Dershowitz to lead exodus]

    02/25/2017 11:14:23 AM PST · by catnipman · 87 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/24/2017 | Alan M. Dershowitz
    There has been powerful push from the hard-left of the Democratic Party, led by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), to elect Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) chairman. If he is elected, I will quit the party after 60 years of loyal association and voting. I will become an independent, continuing to vote for the best candidates, most of whom, I assume, will still be Democrats. But I will not contribute to the DNC or support it as an institution. My loyalty to my country and my principles and my heritage exceeds any loyalty to my party. I will urge other like-minded people...
  • Illegal fundraiser for the Clintons (Chung) made secret tape because he feared being assasinated

    02/25/2017 11:10:52 AM PST · by Rennes Templar · 20 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | Feb. 24, 2017 | Alana Goodman
    A Chinese-American businessman at the center of a Clinton campaign finance scandal secretly filmed a tell-all video as an 'insurance policy' - because he feared being murdered. In footage provided exclusively to, Johnny Chung spills details on how he illegally funneled money from Chinese officials to Bill Clinton's 1996 re-election bid. The Chinese-American Clinton fundraiser recorded the 'elaborate videotaped testimony' while in hiding in 2000. He smuggled it to trusted friends and family with instructions to release it to the media in the event of his untimely death because he believed he was at risk of being assassinated. Chung...
  • 4Chan: McCain has a Massive Pay-to-Play Organization (vanity/various sources)

    02/25/2017 10:57:26 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 56 replies
    Link to the website and 4chan post below:
  • Leftists go Full Libtard at Sen. Cassidy townhall (videos)

    02/25/2017 10:55:40 AM PST · by vladimir998 · 20 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2/23/2017 | vladimir998
    I'll post two links to Leftists going insane at Sen. Cassidy's townhall on the 23rd. One shows the Libtards disrupting the chaplain's opening prayer and another shows them disrupting and refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • National debt down $12 billion in President Trump's first month

    02/25/2017 9:38:02 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 35 replies
    Twitter ^ | February 25, 2017 | Donald Trump
    The media has not reported that the National Debt in my first month went down by $12 billion vs a $200 billion increase in Obama first mo.
  • Bill Maher Refers to Steve Bannon as a Terrorist

    02/25/2017 10:19:54 AM PST · by drewh · 19 replies
    Townhall ^ | 1 hour ago | Justin Holcomb |
    HBO's Bill Maher is the latest self-proclaimed liberal who may have taken things a bit too far on his Friday night show, "Real Time." In his opening monologue, he analyzed White House advisor Steve Bannon's speech at CPAC regarding the “deconstruction of the administrative state.” “I’m not sure the word for that is ‘conservative.’ I think it’s ‘terrorist,'” Maher said about Bannon's plan. Maybe the real issue is not that Maher called Bannon a terrorist, because Maher is known for being edgy at times, which, we have come to respect. However, Maher is a so-called protecter of the weak and...
  • President Donald Trump Proposes Rally That Would Be 'The Biggest Of Them All'

    02/25/2017 10:10:29 AM PST · by drewh · 81 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | • 2/25/17 7:47 AM | By DANIEL CHAITIN (@DANIELCHAITIN7)
    President Trump on Saturday floated the idea of his supporters gathering for a rally that would be "the biggest of them all." Taking to Twitter, the president tweeted: "Maybe the millions of people who voted to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN should have their own rally. It would be the biggest of them all!" Throughout his campaign, Trump touted the size of the crowds he could draw at his rallies, which often dwarfed the size of his competitor's events. Trump later blamed the media for underreporting the size of his inauguration crowd on Jan. 20, which one week later was compared...
  • Barbara Boxer Urges Hollywood Democrats to Follow Meryl Streep’s Lead: ‘If You Have a Stage, Use it’

    02/25/2017 9:26:59 AM PST · by drewh · 48 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | 2.25.17 ast
    Former Senator Barbara Boxer defended Meryl Streep’s controversial, politically-charged Golden Globes acceptance speech and urged Democratic politicians to follow her lead during CAA’s “Take Action Day” summit. Boxer — who just signed on as a client at CAA after leaving the Senate last year — was one of several politicians and progressive leaders taking part in what the Hollywood mega-agency billed a “non-partisan” political summit for clients and staff. “I don’t think she talks down to anybody,” Boxer said of Streep during a conversation with CAA agent Michael Kives. “I don’t think it’s up to people to worry about how...
  • Muslim Trump voter expresses her fears about Democratic Party’s future

    02/25/2017 8:52:41 AM PST · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 3 replies
    The Extract ^ | Feb. 25, 2017 | Editor
    In an interview on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” Muslim author Asra Nomani explained why she thinks the future of the Democratic Party could have a major influence in her community and beyond. She said her existing concerns about the party’s direction was an influence in her choice on Election Day. “As a Muslim and as an immigrant, please don’t kick me off stage,” she said to the primarily liberal panel and audience. “I did vote for Trump.” Nomani went on to explain her reasoning, pointing to her agreement with host Bill Maher’s post-election breakdown.
  • Ashley Judd: Trump’s Election Victory Worse than Being Raped

    02/25/2017 8:47:48 AM PST · by ColdOne · 99 replies ^ | 2/24/17 | Jerome Hudson
    Actress and left-wing activist Ashley Judd says the “tragedy” of Donald Trump’s election victory is far worse than an experience from her childhood in which she was raped. “It remains for me the worst thing that has ever happened to me in my lifetime,” Judd said of Trump’s successful election. “Raped as a child – bad. Re-raped by a political system that ordains a clown – really bad.” The Divergent star made the claim in a Huffington Post video titled, “Ashley Judd describes being triggered by Trump.” Sporting a so-called “Pussy Hat” popularized by feminist activists, Judd said the same...
  • NRA Head Compares Anti-Trump Protester Violence to Terrorism

    02/25/2017 8:33:14 AM PST · by PROCON · 16 replies ^ | Feb. 24, 2017 | ANDREW RAFFERTY
    The head of the National Rifle Association painted anti-Donald Trump protesters as violent extremists and compared their disruptions to terrorism during a speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. "Ladies and gentlemen, another definition of terrorism is violence in the name of politics," said Wayne Lapierre, executive director of the NRA. "And criminal violence has no place in political debate." Police have clashed, at times, with crowds gathered to protest the new president. But the hundreds of demonstrations that have taken place around the globe have been largely peaceful.
  • Republican lawmaker who won’t hold a town hall invokes Gabby Giffords shooting...(barf)

    02/25/2017 8:28:56 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 17 replies
    Wash comPost ^ | 2/25/17 | Mark Berman
    <p>As Republican lawmakers across the country have faced raucous, chaotic town halls in recent days, a number have refused to have these events. Some cited safety as a reason, while others said they didn’t want their events “hijacked” by the confrontations seen elsewhere.</p>
  • Mexican border wall building contracts to be awarded by April

    02/25/2017 8:23:11 AM PST · by MaxistheBest · 45 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 02/25/2017 | Elliot Spagat
    US Customs and Border Protection said Friday that it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, signaling that he is aggressively pursuing plans to erect "a great wall" along the 2,000-mile border. The agency said it will request bids on or around March 6 and that companies would have to submit "concept papers" to design and build prototypes by March 10, according to, a website for federal contractors. The field of candidates will be narrowed by March 20, and finalists must submit offers with their proposed costs by March 24....
  • Man in Hiding Confesses to Illegal Fundraising for the Clintons: “Fears Untimely Death”

    02/25/2017 8:08:59 AM PST · by ReformedMedia · 26 replies
    The Washington Standard ^ | 02-25-2017 | Mac Slavo
    The pattern continues… Those who are connected to the crimes and misdemeanors of the Clinton crime cartel live in hiding for fear of their lives. Of course, there was funneling of money going on. The Wikileaks and Guccifer 2.0 hacks went along way in documenting the quid pro quo nature of Clinton diplomacy. Back in the 90s, it was selling nuclear secrets to China, and schmoozing with high powered Chinese individuals, caught up in real estate deals, fundraising schemes and the like. So it is little surprising, though certainly alarming, that this story has surfaced of a Chinese-American businessman who...
  • Trump Picks CFR Member for New National Security Advisor

    02/25/2017 7:53:31 AM PST · by imardmd1 · 58 replies
    The New American ^ | Tuesday, 21 February 2017 | Warren Mass
    (snip) Since Trump owes his election to the presidency primarily to those "standard conservatives," what we applied to Cruz (i.e., that it is no longer considered to be politically risky for a conservative, self-proclaimed "anti-establishment" candidate to openly place a man who is a CFR member in a prominent slot) also applies to Trump. For the "standard conservative," the fact that McMaster is a CFR member is largely irrelevant. When considering how relevant McMaster’s CFR membership may be in his strategic position in the Trump administration, we should examine how closely he adheres to the CFR’s record for advancing internationalism,...
  • Jodie Foster Leads Two Thousand at Hollywood’s Anti-Trump Rally: ‘It’s Time to Engage’

    02/25/2017 7:38:01 AM PST · by rktman ^ | 2/24/2017 | Ross A. Lincoln and Itay Hod
    Industry pros, entertainers and civilians assembled by the hundreds today for United Talent Agency’s “United Voices” rally outside the company’s Beverly Hills headquarters. Among the featured speakers at the event protesting Trump administration immigration policies was Oscar-winner Jodie Foster, who told the crowd that “it’s time to engage.”
  • Here’s how liberal activists astroturfed town hall protests against Rep. Tom Reed (#NY23)

    02/25/2017 6:41:34 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 29 replies
    Legal Insurrection, All Rights Reserved. ^ | 02/24/17 | William A. Jacobson
    <p>You probably have seen viral videos of the disruption of town halls held by Congressman Tom Reed.</p> <p>The media narrative is that there was an organic, grassroots uprising by concerned citizens.</p> <p>Don’t believe it. As detailed below, there was a well-organized national and local campaign to get activists to Reed’s town halls for the specific purpose of creating a protest environment. Instructions how to protest and what questions to ask were circulated. Though the town halls were in the western part of the district, liberal groups in Ithaca and Tompkins county organized protests and got their members there. Other liberal groups like Planned Parenthood also got their people out.</p>
  • EXCLUSIVE: Trump Took Future Green Berets into Oval Office in Q-Course First

    02/25/2017 5:55:14 AM PST · by rktman · 51 replies ^ | Kristina Wong
    President Trump, in his third week in office, met with a class of Green Beret candidates and brought them into the Oval Office for the first time in the course’s history. The 18 Army officers in the Special Forces Qualification Course, or “Q-course,” were visiting the National Security Council in early February, as a normal part of the course. But this time, Deputy Assistant to the President Sebastian Gorka, who was scheduled to speak to the students, had suggested that they meet the president. The plan was to take them into the Roosevelt Room in the West Wing of the...
  • Trump's Rise Was Rooted in These Three Things

    02/25/2017 5:47:18 AM PST · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 25, 2017 | Larry Alton
    Now that the dust has settled, protests have largely come to an end, and Donald Trump has added the title of “president” to his name, it’s worthwhile to take a breath and look back at what transpired over the past 18 months. How did the man that millions laughed at for so many months become President Donald Trump? It’s actually fairly simple when you study it. The Three Factors Fueling Trump’s Improbable RiseTo say that Trump’s rise to president was as simple as a three-pronged approach would be doing a disservice to all the people who spent many sleepless nights...
  • Trump Leak Now Points To Bezos’ Hidden $600M Deal With Obama CIA To Feed Washington Post

    02/24/2017 12:30:34 PM PST · by Hostage · 65 replies
    Conservative Daily Post ^ | Feb 24, 2017 | Donna Kay
    When writing the 1st Amendment to the Constitution, one area of speech the Founders were specifically interested in protecting was that of a free press. They saw the press as a sort of fourth branch of government, one that would keep the “checks and balances” of the other three branches honest. However, over time the same press that was given protection has eroded into a propaganda machine driven by money and political agendas of those who own the media outlets. They have crawled into bed with the very entities they are to keep in “check” and bust out if corrupted....
  • In Their Animosity Towards the Media, Modi and Trump Think Alike

    02/24/2017 10:34:45 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    Hindustan Times ^ | 2/23 | Kanishk Tharoor
    In both the United States and in India, it’s striking to see how political leaders are framing the independent media as an anti-national force of opposition. Donald Trump built his entire campaign on demonising the supposedly liberal and elitist media, stoking the passions of his conservative base. He seems set to conduct his presidency the same way. He dismisses reports he dislikes with that now ubiquitous and meaningless phrase (so often tweeted in caps lock): “FAKE NEWS.” And last week he borrowed from the unimaginative phrasebook of all authoritarian leaders in branding the media both his enemy and “the enemy...
  • How would you rate President Trump’s first month in office? [please freep]

    02/24/2017 9:26:40 PM PST · by · 29 replies
    Sound Off on Fox Nation ^ | 2-24.2017 | Foxnews
    Attention Freepers: Liberal trolls have flooded this Fox News poll to overwhelminly rate President Trump's first month as 'poor'. Please make this poll rate President Trump ACCURATELY at this link: