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  • Time for cancel culture to ditch the Kennedys

    07/05/2020 9:25:49 AM PDT · by billorites · 23 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | July 5, 2020 | Howie Carr
    If Abraham Lincoln and Christopher Columbus no longer pass woke muster in Boston, then it’s time for the Kennedys to go. And everything with their names plastered on it — the JFK Library and JFK federal building, his statue at the State House, the Kennedy School of Government across the river, the Rose Kennedy Greenway, the Edward M. Kennedy Whatever They Call It, etc. Everything must go! Profiles in Courage? The Kennedys were more like Profiles in Caucasity, as that woke Harvard gal said this week before she too got canceled. Let’s start with President Kennedy. Just for starters, he...
  • Castro Fan Karen Bass Vetted for Biden VP

    07/02/2020 7:47:37 AM PDT · by SJackson · 17 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | Jul 2, 2020 | Lloyd Billingsley
    Los Angeles Democrat seeks “new path of support and collaboration” with Communist Cuban regime. “Congresswoman Karen Bass, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, is undergoing vetting as a candidate to be Joe Biden’s running mate,” Bo Erickson of CBS News reported on June 24. In March, the five-term Los Angeles Democrat endorsed Biden for president, but even some Democrats were troubled by one of Bass’s previous endorsements. “The passing of the Comandante en Jefe is a great loss to the people of Cuba,” said Bass in a statement after Fidel Castro passed away on November 25, 2016.  “I hope together,...
  • BLM Eulogized Fidel Castro and Feels ‘Indebted to Him’ for ‘His Guidance’ and ‘Integrity’

    06/13/2020 4:27:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 13, 2020 | Humberto Fontova
    "We are feeling many things as we awaken to a world without Fidel Castro,” reads an official Black Lives Matter eulogy for Fidel Castro upon his death. “There is an overwhelming sense of loss…we are particularly grateful to Fidel for holding Mama Assata Shakur, who continues to inspire us…As Fidel ascends to the realm of the ancestors, we summon his guidance, strength, and power as we recommit ourselves to the struggle for universal freedom. Fidel Vive!”  “War with the U.S. is my true destiny!” Fidel Castro wrote to a fellow KGB-handled Cuban comrade in April 1958. This was at a time...
  • Give Gal Gadot a Break on Her 'Imagine' Coronavirus Sing-a-Long Fiasco

    04/04/2020 4:15:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 67 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 4, 2020 | Humberto Fonova
    “Gal Gadot’s Celeb-packed ‘Imagine’ Cover Spawns Outrage: Just call her Blunder Woman,” snarks the New York Post. “Gal Gadot’s attempt to cheer up coronavirus isolationists with a celeb-studded cover of John Lennon’s “Imagine” backfired.. “We’re all in this together,” says the “Wonder Woman” star, 34, at the start of the viral video. The three-minute clip then cuts to a montage of Gadot, Mark Ruffalo, Will Ferrell and other Hollywood elites singing the lyrics of the late Beatle star’s opus, which envisions a world without strife.” “The actress Gal Gadot, on her sixth day of precautionary coronavirus self-isolation, orchestrated a line-for-line...
  • NFL agent Buddy Baker says his parents died from coronavirus 6 minutes apart

    04/02/2020 7:30:00 PM PDT · by LibertyWoman · 50 replies
    Good Morning America ^ | April 01, 2020 | By Haley Yamada & Nicholas Coulson , Video by Will Linendoll
    Baker said his parents were in perfect health until three weeks ago when they visited their doctor, who told both of them that they may have a slight case of pneumonia but should be fine. When they continued to feel worse, his parents went to the hospital on March 19. .... “I started thinking, "This has got to stop. We’ve got to work to stop spreading this virus,'” said Baker. He said that people have to stop thinking, "I’m too young, I’m too healthy" and realize that "it could happen to somebody in your family.”
  • 8 Crazy Things Bernie Has Said To Propagandize Socialism

    03/17/2020 11:00:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    The Federalist ^ | March 17, 2020 | Katya Sedgewick
    Bernie comes with baggage, and the American public rejected him. Looking at how his campaign is awash in money, however, indicates socialism is not going away. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders likes to say his political ideology never changed. In his case, consistency is not a positive.Over the course of decades in public life, Sanders has made multiple statements praising and apologizing for socialism all over the world. Here are a sampling, as well as explanations for why he’s dangerously wrong.1. Bread Lines Are Great “It’s funny sometimes American journalists talk about how bad a country is because people are...
  • Meet Bernie Sanders’ corrupt left-wing comrades

    03/07/2020 1:03:31 PM PST · by conservative98 · 10 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 7, 2020 | 1:27pm | Isabel Vincent
    Sen. Bernie Sanders has a long history of siding with America's enemies. From the very beginning of his political career, as mayor of Burlington, Vt., he fought to forge friendships with our foes.
  • What Bernie Sanders—and His Fellow and Abundant Castro-Loving Dupes and Propagandists—Omit

    02/29/2020 2:56:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 29, 2020 | Humberto Fontova
    “Fidel Castro has done some good things for his people.”  “Why that dirty commie Sanders!” comes the reaction “Why doesn’t he go live in Cuba!”I’m with you, amigos. But that wasn’t a statement by Bernie Sanders. It was by Republican U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell on April 6, 2001."Fidel Castro can look back on some unquestionable achievements. Under his rule, the impoverished Caribbean island has created health and education systems that would be the envy of far wealthier nations ... and there is near full literacy on the island." “Good grief!” comes the reaction. “That Bernie Sanders is an absolutely...
  • Dear Joe Scarborough: More Americans Hate America Than You Think; This is true especially among the young who are Bernie's most ardent supporters.

    02/27/2020 7:00:48 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 02/27/2020 | Joy Pullman
    On Wednesday morning on “Morning Joe,” Joe Scarborough dismissed a Princeton University professor’s explanation of Bernie Sanders’s electoral appeal despite Sanders’s open, lifelong admiration for socialist dictators.“Who is telling him to continue to defend Castro, to continue to defend the Sandinistas, to continue to defend the Soviets? I think he can check the [polling] crosstabs, it’s doesn’t play well in Charleston,” Scarborough said.“I think two things,” responded panelist Eddie Glaude Jr., chair of the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University. “One, I think it’s Bernie Sanders being true to his brand, that he’s consistent, he’s authentic, that...
  • Forget Castro, Dem Candidates Are the Authoritarians to Worry About

    02/27/2020 3:22:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 27, 2020 | Larry O'Connor
    au·thor·i·tar·i·an·ismnoun the enforcement or advocacy of strict obedience to authority at the expense of personal freedom.With his latest wave of accolades heaped upon homicidal communist dictator Fidel Castro, Bernie Sanders equivocated his praise for Cuba’s “literacy programs” with the reminder that he "happens to believe in democracy, not authoritarianism." Does he though? For that matter, do any of the final Democrat candidates for the presidential nomination? “I believe in Democracy, not authoritarianism” is a strange phrase as it presupposes that democracy is an antonym to authoritarianism. It isn’t, really. Tyranny, totalitarianism, dictatorship, monarchy, those are contradictory systems to democracy. Democracy...
  • Cuban Americans Tell What Life Under Castro Was Really Like

    02/25/2020 9:13:13 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | February 24, 2020 | Fred Lucas
    When Sebastian Arcos and family members tried to travel from Cuba to the United States, authorities stopped them in what turned out to be a sting operation to arrest one of his uncles, who had advocated and fought for Fidel Castro’s revolution more than 20 years earlier. That was Dec. 31, 1981, and for trying to leave the island nation, Arcos was jailed for a year. His uncle spent seven years in jail. His father, also a political supporter of the communist revolution and like many other citizens soured on the broken promises of democracy, was imprisoned for six years....
  • Bernie: No Really, Fidel Was A Good Guy — And Communist China Ain’t Bad, Either

    02/25/2020 7:13:02 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/25/2020 | Ed Morrissey
    It’s not exactly clear where Chris Cuomo intended to go with this question in last night’s CNN town hall, but it’s perfectly clear where Bernie Sanders went. The new Democratic frontrunner ardently defended his positive gloss on Fidel Castro’s regime on 60 Minutes, and decided to double down by praising communist China as well. Sanders then claimed that pushback from House Democrats over the last two days was only motivated by their own electoral ambitions.Well, yeah, but not in the way Bernie suggests: CUOMO: Let’s take one more step down the road of the stigma that’s coming from some...
  • Afro-Cubans, and some black Americans, mourn the death of Fidel Castro

    02/24/2020 12:45:29 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 23 replies
    The Undefeated ^ | November 2016 | DEWAYNE WICKHAM
    On Sunday, Fidel Castro’s ashes were buried in a cemetery on the edge of Santiago de Cuba, a city that is to Cuba what Harlem is to New York. The remains of the 90-year-old revolutionary were interred near the tomb of Jose Marti, a white journalist and poet who led Cuba’s 19th century fight for independence from Spain. Marti is considered the father of the Cuban nation. Burying Castro close to Marti is, no doubt, intended to equate the communist leader who ruled Cuba with an iron fist for 49 years to Marti, who in just 42 years of life...
  • Bernie To 60 Minutes: You Know, Fidel May Have Been An Oppressor, But Boy Could His Victims Read Well!

    02/24/2020 7:00:14 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/24/2020 | Ed Morrissey
    And if Cuba had trains, they’d probably run on time, too. Now that Bernie Sanders has the inside track on the Democratic presidential nomination, some of his more colorful defenses of left-wing dictatorships and communism have finally gotten attention from the mainstream media. Sanders sat down for a 60 Minutes interview with Anderson Cooper, who played clips of Sanders praising Fidel Castro for having “totally transformed the society, you know?”Sanders didn’t disavow the sentiment, but instead praised Castro’s “literacy program”: Bernie Sanders defends his 1980s comments about Fidel Castro in an interview on 60 Minutes. https://t.co/ySqvQKoiBU pic.twitter.com/lTwuXWp9sA— 60 Minutes...
  • Bernie Sanders defends Fidel Castro's socialist Cuba: 'Unfair to simply say everything is bad'

    02/23/2020 6:49:34 PM PST · by karpov · 119 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 23, 2020 | Vandana Rambaran
    Sen. Bernie Sanders, the frontrunner for the Democrats' presidential nomination, doubled down on his support for some of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro's policies, saying in an interview that aired Sunday, "it's unfair to simply say everything is bad." Speaking to CBS News' "60 Minutes," Sanders, a self-proclaimed democratic socialist, pointed to social welfare programs introduced under Castro's regime that he described as redeeming, despite the communist dictator's often repressive human-rights violations against Cubans. "We're very opposed to the authoritarian nature of Cuba but you know, it's unfair to simply say everything is bad. You know? When Fidel Castro came into...
  • ‘Moderate’ Democrat Bloomberg Perfectly Echoes Stalinist Dictator Fidel Castro on Gun-grabbing

    02/22/2020 3:18:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 2020 | Humberto Fontova
    Apparently that sort of thing disgusts Michael Bloomberg. Heck, White Settlement, Texas, even sounds like a town full of farmers! Those dumb brutes! For all Bloomberg knew, Wilson might have been a farmer himself! At any rate, shortly after Fidel Castro’s famous speech, the process of gun confiscation started in Cuba—but gradually. Initially it was aimed at disarming rival revolutionary groups, who had fought Batista but weren’t Communist-backed. But soon the definition of these “rival revolutionaries” grew pretty sweeping. It started to include just about every Cuban with a gun. Significantly, Castro’s famous anti-gun speech was proclaimed a full two years before he...
  • Chris Matthews warns of ‘executions in Central Park’ if socialism wins

    02/09/2020 12:29:17 PM PST · by karpov · 65 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 8, 2020 | Jon Levine
    Better dead than red … said Chris Matthews. The MSNBC host went into a protracted monologue after the Democratic debate in New Hampshire Friday night in which he condemned the evils of socialism and warned of public executions in Central Park if it ever came to the United States. “I have my own views of the word socialist and I’ll be glad to share them with you in private and they go back to the early 1950s,” he told a post-debate analysis panel. “I have an attitude about them. I remember the Cold War. I have an attitude toward [Fidel]...
  • Maxine Waters Boycotts Trump’s SOTU—But Attended Castro Speech Shrieking ‘VIVA FIDEL!’

    02/08/2020 4:03:08 AM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 8, 2020 | Humberto Fontova
    “10 Democrats Boycott Trump’s State of the Union Address," declared a Voice of America article. "Another Trump critic, California Democrat Maxine Waters, said she would not attend, calling Trump a “dishonorable president.”  “Rep. Maxine Waters, another Democrat who made early calls for impeachment, applauded the senators who voted to remove Trump from office, acknowledging Republican Mitt Romney… Waters accused the other senators, all Republicans, of being “enemies of the rule of law and the Constitution,” BuzzFeed reported.A  Martian, briefly visiting earth, (or a “Woke” person reading the Fake News Media) would surmise that Maxine Waters cares deeply about “honor” and...
  • Bernie Sanders isn't a joke. He's dangerous

    01/20/2020 7:37:17 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 39 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | January 7, 2020 | The Washington Examiner
    Pundits wrote off Sen. Bernie Sanders’s campaign back in October after his heart attack evoked the risks of nominating a candidate who would turn 80 during the first year of his presidency. But since then, Sanders has made a remarkable comeback — and not just in terms of his health. Having climbed to second place nationally and raised a whopping $34.5 million in the fourth quarter, he now finds himself leading in New Hampshire and tied for first place in Iowa, according to the latest CBS/YouGov poll. Perhaps Joe Biden, who enjoys much stronger support among black voters, is still...
  • The Black Friday Terror Plot Against US Shoppers by Leftist Heroes Fidel and Che

    11/23/2019 6:38:23 AM PST · by rktman · 20 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 11/23/2019 | Humberto Fontova
    Castro’s agents had targeted Macy’s, Gimbels, Bloomingdales, and Manhattan’s Grand Central Station with a dozen incendiary devices and 500 kilos of TNT. The holocaust was set for detonation the following week, on the day after Thanksgiving. A little perspective: For their famous March 2004 Madrid subway blasts, all 10 of them, which killed and maimed almost 2,000 people, al-Qaeda used a grand total of 100 kilos of TNT. Castro and Che’s agents planned to set off five times that amount of explosive power in the three biggest department stores on earth, all packed to suffocation and pulsing with holiday cheer...