Keyword: hypocrisy

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  • Miami Gardens mosque receives photocopy of hateful letter [Media Hypes Muslim 'victims']

    11/30/2016 12:51:49 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    WSVN ^ | 11/29/16 | Walter Morris
    Hate mail that was sent to several mosques nationwide, including one in South Florida, is leaving the Muslim community on edge. The Islamic Center of Greater Miami has been left rattled after receiving the disturbing letter Monday. Members of the mosque are now speaking out, saying it is time for the community to come together... The interfaith community in South Florida is rallying behind the Islamic Center. The rabbi from the Bet Shira Congregation released a statement to condemn this letter.
  • Trump Won, but We're Not Done!

    11/27/2016 3:42:13 PM PST · by Steelfish · 4 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 27, 2016 | Lloyd Marcus
    November 27 Trump Won, but We're Not Done! By Lloyd Marcus Among eating Turkey, passing out, and eating more turkey, plus pumpkin cheesecake (a dollop of whipped cream on top), I caught the news on TV. It seemed the lead story of every broadcast was that Trump is an uncouth, two-faced SOB. The incredulous mainstream media is going to bombard us for the next four years, spinning every news story to further the left's despicable lie that stupid racist whites elected America's version of Hitler. The left has already begun doubling down on its efforts to demonize conservatism and block...
  • Is Hypocrisy a Character Trait of the Left?

    11/19/2016 4:15:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 19, 2016 | Patricia McCarthy
    We all think we know what hypocrisy is: claiming to have certain moral and ethical standards or beliefs to which one's own behavior does not conform. But given the across the board hysterical response to Donald Trump's presidential win, it seems Octavio Paz's sentiment that hypocrisy can be a character trait applies. "When hypocrisy is a character trait, it also affects one's thinking, because it consists in the negation of all the aspects of reality that one finds disagreeable, irrational or repugnant."Hypocrisy is indeed a character trait of the American Left. For months, the Left has been predicting that if...
  • That hypocrisy is also real' — Jon Stewart takes liberals to task (video)

    11/17/2016 9:23:00 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 14 replies
    businessinsider.com ^ | November 17, 2016 | Arielle Berger
    Jon Stewart did not have many jokes to make on Thursday about President-elect Donald Trump's election victory, but he instead offered empathy for some Trump supporters.
  • Anti-bullying advocate charged with assault after NYC anti-Trump protest arrest

    11/11/2016 11:13:11 PM PST · by matt1234 · 63 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11-11-2016 | unknown
    A 23-year-old woman who became an outspoken anti-bullying advocate after a brutal beating in high school is facing assault charges after cops say she shoved a 74-year-old man to the ground during a second night of anti-Trump protests in New York City. Cops say Clinton supporter Shacara McLaurin, who had once auditioned for “American Idol,” and the man got into a heated dispute about who should have won the election that boiled over as demonstrators gathered outside President-elect Donald Trump’s skyscraper in midtown Manhattan Thursday night. “She was yelling ‘Black lives matter’ and he started yelling ‘All lives matter’ and...
  • ‘I Won’

    11/13/2016 5:25:33 AM PST · by randita · 24 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/13/16 | Kevin D. Williamson
    ‘I Won’ The Left will not enjoy living with its own precedents. By Kevin D. Williamson — November 13, 2016 As the philosopher said: “Life comes at you pretty fast.” Ten minutes ago, somber progressives were lecturing Donald Trump over his “Make America Great Again” slogan. “America,” they sniffed, is already great. Five minutes later, out came the “F*** AmeriKKKa!” signs and American flags were being burned in the streets. Ten minutes ago, Democrats were fretting that Donald Trump and his partisans would refuse to concede defeat, and insisting that Trump must make a dramatic public commitment to personally working...
  • (Wikileaks) NBC's Harwood calls Obama "that black guy" in email to Plouffe, Axelrod, Podesta

    11/05/2016 7:52:23 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 10 replies
    Wikileaks | Nov 5 2016 | released by WIkileaks
    Perhaps I am missing something... From:John.Harwood@nbcuni.com To: john.podesta@gmail.com, jbenenson@bsgco.com, axelrodfam52@gmail.com, daplouffe@icloud.com Date: 2015-06-06 23:09 Subject: Perhaps I am missing something... ...but it seems to me the idea in this story that Bill Clinton ran broad centrist "50-state" campaign and Obama ran narrow "liberal" campaign is ridiculous on its face: http://nyti.ms/1AVmBTS Yes, Bill Clinton of Arkansas won some Southern states and Colorado and Montana with help from Ross Perot on way to 370 EVs in 1992. But was his campaign really more expansive than that of the black guy who won VA and NC and IN, 50%+ of popular vote (twice)...
  • Hillary brings a reluctant-looking Bernie to Raleigh and stumps with Pharrell

    11/04/2016 12:48:00 PM PDT · by freeandfreezing · 32 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 11/3/2016 | Geoff Earle
    'I’m especially pleased to have Pharrell here,' she told the crowd, which lit up for the 'Happy' star. 'Every time I see him, which is not often enough, we always have a good conversation like we did before this event.' 'He always gets you to think. Not only is he a world class talent but he is a passionate advocate for issues,' Clinton gushed. Then she added: 'I’m going to do everything I can help him to deliver giving kids who are at risk access to education and arts programs that they deserve to have.'
  • Watch: Major Hillary Donor: Blacks are "seriously f#$@ed in the head"

    11/04/2016 6:24:38 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    You Tube ^ | 2/11/16
    New Project Veritas Action video. In this video, a top Democratic donor is caught on camera disparaging members of the African American community at a fundraiser for North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Deborah Ross. In the video, prominent Ross donor Benjamin Barber expresses his opinion ...
  • 2006 Audio Emerges of Hillary Clinton Proposing Rigging Palestine Election

    10/30/2016 5:02:23 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 1 replies
    The Observer ^ | 10/28/2016 | Ken Kurson
    On September 5, 2006, Eli Chomsky was an editor and staff writer for the Jewish Press, and Hillary Clinton was running for a shoo-in re-election as a U.S. senator. Her trip making the rounds of editorial boards brought her to Brooklyn to meet the editorial board of the Jewish Press. The tape was never released and has only been heard by the small handful of Jewish Press staffers in the room. According to Chomsky, his old-school audiocassette is the only existent copy and no one has heard it since 2006, until today when he played it for the Observer. The...
  • Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users by Race - ProPublica (Mega-Liberal SiliconValley Hyprocrisy)

    10/28/2016 12:12:28 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 6 replies
    ProPublica ^ | 10/28/2016 | Julia Angwin and Terry Parris Jr.
    Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users by Race Facebook’s system allows advertisers to exclude black, Hispanic, and other “ethnic affinities” from seeing ads. by Julia Angwin and Terry Parris Jr. ProPublica, Oct. 28, 2016, 8 a.m. David Sleight/ProPublica Imagine if, during the Jim Crow era, a newspaper offered advertisers the option of placing ads only in copies that went to white readers. That’s basically what Facebook is doing nowadays. The ubiquitous social network not only allows advertisers to target users by their interests or background, it also gives advertisers the ability to exclude specific groups it calls “Ethnic Affinities.” Ads that...
  • Michelle Obama's Promotion of Misogyny and Date Rape

    10/26/2016 10:12:45 AM PDT · by yoe · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 13, 2016 | William A. Levinson
    Michelle Obama (Michelle Obama denounces Trump....) laid into Donald Trump for his lewd locker room remarks about women as follows: "I can't stop thinking about this. It has shaken me to my core in a way I could not have predicted" -- whereupon the ( White House) warned Trump to not retaliate against the First Lady. "And the White House on Thursday advised that Trump continue to steer clear of the president's wife, suggesting that an unprecedented attack on the first lady is a surefire way for the GOP nominee's standing to plummet further." Well, Eric Schultz (and presumably Barack...
  • [October 22, 2016] Why Hillary Clinton Needs to Be Two-Faced

    10/24/2016 7:50:37 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 15 replies
    New York Times ^ | 22 October 2016 | JONATHAN RAUCH
    Just as refreshing, they show a disarming candor — including candor about lack of candor. Politicians need to be two-faced, Mrs. Clinton supposedly said (the campaign has not confirmed the leaked documents’ authenticity). If her frank critique of frankness proves to be more of a political nonevent than a bombshell, as has been the case to date, that will be for a good reason: Most of us know she is right, even if we don’t admit it. “You just have to sort of figure out how to — getting back to that word, ‘balance’ — how to balance the public...
  • Wikileaks: Lambasting McCain for connections to brutal regimes

    10/20/2016 5:30:21 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 12 replies
    wikileaks ^ | Oct 20 2016 | released through wikileaks
    [big campaign] McCain, Marcos, Mobuto, Chalabi, Blackwater, Black. From:eli@moveon.org To: bigcampaign@googlegroups.com Date: 2008-05-16 13:29 Subject: [big campaign] McCain, Marcos, Mobuto, Chalabi, Blackwater, Black. MoveOn.org Political Action For Immediate Release: Contact: Friday, May 16, 2008 Trevor Fitzgibbon or Doug Gordon (202) 822-5200 *** View Web Ad At: http://pol.moveon.org/charlieblack/video.html*** MoveOn Attacks McCain's Lobbyist Connections; Calls For Chief Adviser To Resign Black Should Be The First To Go Under Campaign's New "Conflict Of Interest Policy" John McCain's chief adviser, lobbyist Charlie Black, is the subject of a new video released today calling on him to resign. The video comes after revelations of past...
  • How Bill Clinton neutered the feminist movement [1998 link only]

    10/13/2016 8:41:14 AM PDT · by TheDon
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  • Ann Coulter: Casting Call for Another Anita Hill

    10/12/2016 7:35:38 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 18 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 12 October 2016 | Ann Coulter
    Donald Trump is the only hope to save America, so the media have gone to war to stop him. They don’t care about being exposed as lying, hypocritical swine — I’d describe them more fully, but it would require locker room talk. They’ll win the public back later. Right now, all that matters is stopping Trump. The same media that are pretending to consider the use of a bad word equivalent to rape don’t give a fig about real rape, real sexual assault, real whoring, even real homicide, depending on who did it. JFK was an STD-infected drug addict who...
  • Bob Schieffer: Rape Accusers Had ‘Some Relationship’ with Bill Clinton

    10/10/2016 9:51:48 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 137 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 10. 2016 | Joel Pollack
    CBS News’ veteran anchor Bob Schieffer expressed outrage Sunday that Republican nominee Donald Trump focused attention on the women who accused former President Bill Clinton of rape and sexual assault. “How have we come to this? This is supposed to be a campaign for the most powerful office of the land. Here we’re marching in women into the hall who supposed to have some relationship with one of the candidate’s spouses. What’s that supposed to prove?” The “relationships” that the women had with Bill Clinton allegedly included rape and violent sexual assault. “We were not willing participants,” said rape accuser...
  • Obama describes Trump as insecure

    10/10/2016 3:02:47 AM PDT · by Prov1322 · 19 replies
    Philly.com ^ | 10/09/2016 | KEVIN FREKING, The Associated Press
    CHICAGO (AP) - President Obama said Sunday that he's having a hard time believing some of the rhetoric coming from the top of the Republican presidential ticket, saying that nominee Donald Trump has demeaned women, minorities and immigrants, mocked the disabled and insulted veterans. "I don't need to repeat it - there are children in the room," he said to laughter. Obama then listed an array of groups that he said Trump has insulted during the course of the campaign. He didn't directly address a video obtained by The Washington Post and NBC News that was made public Friday showing...
  • French Gvmt Announces Plan to Criminalize Websites Opposing Abortion

    10/09/2016 1:16:22 AM PDT · by BlessedBeGod · 41 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | September 29, 2016 | Jeanne Smits
    September 29, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — The French minister for Families, Childhood and Women’s Rights is celebrating the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion with a plan to gag a number of websites that “mislead” women into thinking they give complete and honest information on abortion. Laurence Rossignol unveiled plans to criminalize those sites that aim to dissuade women from obtaining a “voluntary interruption of pregnancy,” a procedure that is 100 percent state-funded in France during the first 12 weeks of gestation. Offenders will incur prison sentences of up to two years and fines up to 30,000...
  • President Obama says "Gotta have that p***y" ot video.

    10/09/2016 1:04:52 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 39 replies
    YouTube ^ | Obama
    President Obama (before becoming President), quoting an author, says racist things about Africa, Arabians, and American Blacks, then says "Gotta have that p***y too!"Crickets from the Ministry of Propaganda Media. It's only bad when a Republican, especially an outsider, does it.
  • VIDEO: Public Hillary directly contradicts with private fundraiser Hillary

    10/01/2016 11:23:07 AM PDT · by TheRef · 9 replies
    You Tube ^ | 10/01/16
    Hillary favors free college in public while stating it can't be done in private. The leaked video today is pretty devastating. Watch the video here
  • Kaine Blasts Trump for Inciting Violence: 'I'd Like to Punch the Guy in the Face'

    09/20/2016 4:37:24 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 177 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | September 19, 2016 | 6:07 AM EDT | Susan Jones
    While criticizing Donald Trump for supposedly inciting violence against Hillary Clinton, Clinton’s running mate Tim Kaine indulged in a violent fantasy of his own. “You know, I’d like to punch the guy in the face,” Kaine said of Trump. “He is using language that is an incitement to violence or an encouragement of violence or at least being kind of cavalier and reckless about violence, and that has no place in any election…” Chris Wallace, host of Fox News Sunday, had just asked Kaine about Trump’s comment on Friday night when Trump said he thinks Clinton’s bodyguards “should disarm. Take...
  • Elizabeth Warren's epic takedown of Wells Fargo CEO

    09/20/2016 11:07:57 AM PDT · by um1990 · 82 replies
    CNN Money ^ | 09/20/2016 | Matt Egan
    Elizabeth Warren unleashed a verbal barrage at Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf on Tuesday, calling the embattled bank boss "gutless" and demanding he step down. "You should resign...You should be criminally investigated," Warren told Stumpf during a fiery one-sided exchange at the Senate Banking Committee's Wells Fargo hearing. Warren, a vocal critic of big banks like Wells Fargo, demanded both the Department of Justice and SEC criminally investigate Stumpf for his "gutless leadership." Last week, a U.S. official told CNN that the DOJ has issued subpoenas to Wells Fargo.
  • 2,768 doctors call on Secretary Clinton to issue a full, public release of her medical records.

    09/13/2016 9:27:16 AM PDT · by sentz · 27 replies
    Brave New Films ^ | Friday, October 3, 2008 | Brave New Films
    Brave New Films Runs Full Page Ad in New York Times Featuring 2,768 Doctors Calling for Release of Clinton's Medical Records
  • Hillary Clinton: Al Jazeera is real news [But media Freakout over Trump's Larry King Interview?!]

    09/10/2016 12:16:18 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    youtube ^ | March 3, 2011 | Hillary Clinton
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday. "Viewership of Al Jazeera is going up in the United States because it's real news," You may not agree with it, but you feel like you're getting real news around the clock instead of a million commercials and, you know, arguments between talking heads and the kind of stuff that we do on our news which, you know, is not particularly informative to us, let alone foreigners."
  • How can you love Automobiles, knowing they kill so many: Vanity

    08/30/2016 10:25:09 AM PDT · by BornToBeAmerican · 45 replies
    today | self
    Seems to me that the bill-boards I see state how many 1,000's of people have died so far on Texan roads. Yet to see a bill-board warning about how many deaths coursed by guns. Bottom line, I am more concerned about the nut behind the wheel of car than I am about a finger on a finger. Truthfully, I know no one who has been shot but plenty who have been either killed or maimed in automobile accidents.
  • John Oliver(HBO) to Trump - Drop Out, Tell America This Campaign Was a Stunt, Become A Legend

    08/23/2016 3:37:29 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 55 replies
    RCP ^ | 8-22-2016 | Ian Schwartz
    HBO's Last Week Tonight host John Oliver pitches a new idea to Donald Trump: Avoid losing to Hillary Clinton by dropping out of the race for president now. "I know you're watching," he said. "Because you watch everything that is said about you." “You’re either going to win or you’re going to lose, and I think both those scenarios end pretty badly for you,” Oliver told the GOP presidential nominee on his HBO series Sunday. “I would like to propose to you a third option and that is, drop out. Simply drop out and tell America this entire candidacy was...
  • Request for non-white roommates sparks uproar at Claremont Colleges in California

    08/14/2016 8:51:50 AM PDT · by EinNYC · 59 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | August 14, 2016 | Jason Silverstein
    A collective of colleges in Los Angeles suburb has been in an uproar for the past week over Facebook posts from students with one request for housing: No white roommates. A Facebook post from Karé Ureńa, a junior at Pitzer College at the Claremont Colleges, asked for fellow students to join an off-campus house for the upcoming school year. “POC only,” she wrote, using the abbreviation for “people of color.” Ureńa, who is black, added, “I don’t want to live with any white folks.” The post, first reported by the Claremont Independent student magazine, sparked outrage from the campus and...
  • Why Western leftists adore right-wing religious extremists abroad

    08/03/2016 8:30:16 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 22 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 8/2/'16 | Seth J. Frantzman
    When the history of the West is written it will say: they educated themselves to hate themselves and love what they hate about themselves in the other.On a fairly consistent basis people in the West embrace values abroad that they shun at home. This is particularly odd and contradictory among those who self-identify as “Left” and “liberal” and then embrace movements, leaders, ideologies and religions that are manifestly illiberal and right- wing extremist abroad. For instance American philosopher and gender theorist Judith Butler said in 2006 that “understanding Hamas [and] Hezbollah as social movements that are progressive, that are on...
  • How the Clintons Got Rich Selling Influence While Decrying Greed

    07/27/2016 5:33:30 AM PDT · by randita · 19 replies
    National Review ^ | 7/26/16 | Victor Davis Hanson
    <p>Peddling access and elite status, the Clintons have turned progressivism into a lucrative global venture.</p> <p>Most presidents, before and after holding office, are offered multifarious opportunities to get rich, most of them unimaginable to Americans without access to influential and wealthy concerns. But none have so flagrantly circumvented laws and ethical norms as have Bill and Hillary Clinton, a tandem who in little more than a decade went from self-described financial want to a net worth likely over $100 million, or even $150 million.</p>
  • Michelle Obama To DNC: ‘Big Men With Guns’ Took Our Daughters To School

    07/25/2016 10:32:45 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 25, 2016 | Awr Hawkins
    During her July 25 speech at the Democrat National Convention, Michelle Obama talked about moving into the White House and watching “big men with guns” take their daughters to school. She said this by describing life after taking up residence in the White House. She recalled her daughters “setting off for their first day at their new school,” adding, “I will never forget that winter morning as I watched our girls–just seven and ten years old–pile into those black SUVs with all those big men with guns.” The audience responded with a warm applause as Mrs. Obama talked about seeing...
  • PHOTOS: DNC erects four-mile eight-foot tall fence around Philly convention site

    07/24/2016 4:44:11 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 97 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 24 Jul 2016 | Kyle Olson
    To the Democratic National Committee elites, keeping average Americans away from their convention is a good idea, while protecting the southern border from intruding terrorists, rapists and murderers is a bad one. The DNC has erected a four-mile fence around its convention site at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center. (Isn’t it ironic they’re doing so much to protect a site named after a bank?)
  • Texas School for the Blind posts position for FEMALE ONLY

    07/23/2016 7:23:51 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 34 replies
    Craigslist ^ | 23 July 2016 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Texas School for the Blind has posted a position for a FEMALE ONLY who can work with adults and children. Can anyone check and see if there are some jobs for MALE ONLY applicants anywhere?
  • Group seeking $12 base wage posted jobs paying $10 an hour (Maine)

    07/08/2016 5:23:34 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 12 replies
    Portland Press herald ^ | 7-8-16 | ERIC RUSSELL
    The organization behind an effort to raise Maine’s minimum wage to $12 an hour has been advertising for new workers at a rate closer to $10 an hour. An online ad posted Tuesday by the Maine People’s Alliance indicates new phone canvassers/organizers would be paid $429 every two weeks for working 21.25 hours a week. That works out to $10.09 an hour, considerably less than the $12 minimum wage the alliance is seeking by 2020. The discrepancy was first reported by the Washington Free Beacon, a Washington, D.C.-based conservative news and commentary website. Mike Tipping, communications director for the people’s...
  • Hillary Rips Trump For Not Correcting Obama Muslim Question, But...

    07/07/2016 6:13:21 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 27 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2015/9/18 | Christian Datoc
    Hillary Rips Trump For Not Correcting Obama Muslim Question, But Her 2008 Obama Smearing Was Even Worse Hillary Clinton denounced Donald Trump for not correcting a question at his Thursday rally insinuating the president isn’t American — calling the GOP front-runner “disturbing, and just plain wrong — yet she employed a very similar tactic during her primary campaign against then-Sen. Barack Obama during the 2008 election. In 2008, Politico ran a piece criticizing Clinton’s campaign for supplying “Drudge Report” with a photo of Obama “dressed as a Somali Elder, during his visit to Wajir, a rural area in northeastern Kenya.”...
  • US Anti-Gun Senator Jamilah Nasheed arrested with a loaded gun, extra clips, and drunk in Ferguson

    06/30/2016 8:15:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 70 replies
    endingthefed.com ^ | 6/26/2016 | unknown
    Guess who got arrested Monday night after she refused to get up off the ground out in the middle of the road in front of the Ferguson Police Department? And not only arrested, but arrested while her breath reportedly reeked of alcohol and she just so happened to be carrying a fully loaded 9mm with extra ammo? Why none other than Anti-gun Missouri Senator Jamilah Nasheed (D-St. Louis), who has herself sponsored multiple gun control bills. “It was a symbolic arrest – sending a message to the protesters that we can protest peacefully and that we must protest peacefully and...
  • The Left’s Hypocrisy on Guns

    06/20/2016 6:20:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 20, 2016 | Sarah Isgur Flores
    As Senate Democrats filibuster, I’m left wondering: what would Democrats do if conservatives agreed to halt the sale of semi-automatic assault-style rifles only if Democrats agreed to ban abortions after 20 weeks?In the wake of the horrific murders in Orlando, the Left has reverted to their self-righteous talking points and cherry-picked facts. As we now know, this attack had an immediate cause—an evil guy with a Sig Sauer MCX—and underlying causes—mental health problems, an adherence to extremist religious propaganda, a struggle with his sexual orientation. For tragic perspective, last year, there were 372 mass shootings (defined as an incident in...
  • White House should have waited to call Trump racist; look who got sued for forcing a judge to...

    06/11/2016 7:30:10 AM PDT · by blueyon · 23 replies
    BPR BizPac Review ^ | 6/11/16 | Michael Dorstewitz
    "White House should have waited to call Trump racist; look who got sued for forcing a judge to recuse herself!" The White House jumped on comments House Speaker Paul Ryan made in order to characterize Donald Trump as a racist. But using the Obama administration’s exact same logic, Obama would also be a racist. Just last year the United States Department of Justice was sued after it forced an immigration judge to recuse herself from “all immigration cases involving Iranians,”according to the Daily Caller. Trump has long been critical of U.S. District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel, who is hearing a...
  • Media Gives Clinton Total Pass on $12,000 Armani Jacket, But Pounded Palin in ’08

    06/11/2016 5:43:42 AM PDT · by KC_Lion · 61 replies
    Mediate ^ | June 8th, 2016 | Joe Concha
    The time was eight years ago. The scene: An Alaska consignment shop. Reporters far and wide ran to the Land of the Midnight Sun to do what reporters do: Go straight to the source, get the facts. This was a huge story, one of national importance, after all… CBS News Headline: Just one week before the 2008 election: Palin’s Consignment Shop’s Owner Speaks The CBS News reporter sent was Julie Chen. Her pointed questions included: “So how long has Governor Palin shopped at your store?” “What does she usually buy at your store?” “And does she also shop for her...
  • Seattle homeless crisis episode 10: a former share memember testifies

    06/09/2016 7:13:29 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 3 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Mainestategop
    The following is the testimony of one David Campos, a former member of Share Wheel who witnessed first hand, discrimination, theft, fraud and other problems in SHARE My name is David Campos, I am a former member of SHARE. I was in Share from 2010 to 2012. I became homeless after I was laid off from work and my job got outsourced to China. I was able to get a part time job to help myself but it wasn't enough. I joined Share in 2010. I liked the place, it was laid back, everyone kept to themselves there were just...
  • Trump and Establishment Racial Hypocrisy

    06/08/2016 5:48:46 PM PDT · by huckfillary · 4 replies
    Artful Dilettante ^ | June 8, 2016 | Artful Dilettante
    The political establishment, and all their bootlicking suck-ups in the media and academia, are sanctimonious hypocrites when it comes to race. Where were the howls of racism when Obama nominated Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court? Let's face it---she wasn't nominated because of her legal and constitutional acumen, she was nominated because she was a Latina who would reliably toe the Marxist-establishment line in her decisions. It was clearly a racist nomination, but nobody said a word. (Sotomayor calls herself a wise Latina. I have news for her---I have a basset hound with a more nuanced understanding of the Constitution...
  • (Clothes horse) Hillary Clinton wore a $12,495 Armani jacket during a speech about inequality

    06/07/2016 9:28:14 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 127 replies
    CNBC ^ | June 6, 2016 | Sarah Whitten
    Hillary Clinton took a lot of flak on Monday after a report surfaced that the presidential candidate wore a Giorgio Armani jacket worth more than $12,000 during a speech in April about inequality. Clinton, who was well-known for her vast pantsuit collection, has upgraded her wardrobe during her most recent bid for president to appear more relatable, according to the New York Post. Social media users don't seem to be buying it, however.
  • Will GOP leaders hitting Trump on Curiel also criticize "White Privilege" proponents?

    06/06/2016 8:29:05 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    Another question/observation. The academic world, media, and social networks are very fond these days of asserting the notion of "White Privilege"... an apparent blanket accusation against an entire RACE of people. Trump, however, points to a particular judge and HE is accused of racism. He didn't accuse every Mexican of being unfair, did he? Now we go to the GOP. They tear into Trump for his words, but I have YET to see them criticize this RAMPANT accusation against all whites.
  • Ali was a successful braggadocio, media lauds; Trump the same...but hated...

    06/04/2016 1:17:32 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 36 replies
    6/4/16 | sff
    Just had FOX News on the past hour or so. They cannot get enough of the adulation for Muhammed Ali. I'm not creating the thread to debate the pros or cons of that position. Just want to observe: they're playing clip after clip of Ali boasting of his power and skill and abilities. And the media is saying what a wonderful fellow he was. Seems to me there is a parallel today in another arena.
  • Intel CEO Tries to Quiet Criticism After Cancelled Trump Fundraiser

    06/02/2016 3:10:40 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    Fortune ^ | 6/2/16 | Aaron Pressman
    Intel CEO Brian Krzanich moved quickly Wednesday night to quell a firestorm of criticism he received after news leaked that he was holding a fundraiser at his home for presumed Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. The event, which was scheduled for Thursday evening, was abruptly cancelled on Wednesday afternoon after an inquiry from the New York Times. But that didn’t stop a host of negative articles questioning why the CEO of one of the largest tech companies—and one co-founded and run for decades by proud immigrant Andy Grove—would be backing Trump.
  • More Than 400 Writers Sign Petition Protesting Donald Trump

    05/26/2016 6:08:07 AM PDT · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 161 replies
    New York Times ^ | 5/26/16 | ALAN RAPPEPORT
    Donald J. Trump has been working to mend fences with many of his detractors, but among literary luminaries it is looking like it will be a tough sell. A group of more than 400 writers, including big names such as Stephen King, David Eggers, Amy Tan, Junot Díaz and Cheryl Strayed, released an online petition on Tuesday to express their opposition to Mr. Trump’s candidacy on the grounds that he is appealing to the darkest elements in American society. “The rise of a political candidate who deliberately appeals to the basest and most violent elements in society, who encourages aggression...
  • Dylann Roof case: Feds to seek death penalty

    05/25/2016 5:36:17 PM PDT · by ErikJohnsky · 26 replies
    Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, who is accused of killing nine people at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, in July 2015. Roof, who is white, is charged with 33 federal offenses, including hate crime charges for allegedly targeting his victims on the basis of their race and religion. A judge entered a not guilty plea on his behalf in July 2015. "The nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm compelled this decision," Attorney General Loretta Lynch said.
  • Musicians: "Politician X Can't use My Music" but Bakers/Photogs MUST let their creation be used?

    05/25/2016 2:44:02 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 26 replies
    5/25/16 | sff
    So I just saw little article about leftist 60s guy Neil Young who said Donald Trump couldn't use one of his songs...same thing with Aerosmith.... So, it just kind of struck me: Artist "Y" created something and THEN Trump purchases the CD/Music File/Record, whatever the material is upon which the recording is made...and then uses it for his OWN pleasure. Artist Y hates Trump and says that even though the record can be bought and purchased, Trump cannot play it publicly. And that wish is respected. Baker "J" creates cakes. Or photographer "G" creates stunning pictures. Can THEY not restrict...
  • America's Going to Hell in a Hand Basket and Obama Says We've Never Had It So Good

    05/18/2016 10:13:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 18, 2016 | Donald Lambro
    This was the year when Republicans had everything going for them, politically-speaking, in the 2016 presidential election. On every level, economically, fiscally, socially, America is in a lot worse shape under Barack Obama's debt-ridden, inept presidency. And his party's frontrunner is offering us four more years of the same. Poverty is up. Violent crime is up. The middle class is shrinking. Businesses, especially factories and retail, are in trouble. The economy is barely growing. People are hurting. The Gallup Poll this week found that only 36 percent of U.S. adults say the economy is "getting better," while 60 percent say...
  • FBI Is Coordinating Its Hillary Interview With Her Campaign Schedule (barf alert!)

    05/05/2016 6:10:09 PM PDT · by drewh · 27 replies
    Daily Calller ^ | 3 hours ago | Chuck Ross
    The FBI is reportedly coordinating with Hillary Clinton’s campaign schedule in order to find a time to interview the presidential candidate about her private email server, CNN reports. Investigators have already interviewed several of Clinton’s top State Department aides, including Huma Abedin, the network reported on Thursday. Some of those aides have been interviewed several times. The next step in the investigation — which is looking into whether any classified information was mishandled on Clinton’s server — will be to interview Clinton herself. But that poses a problem because she is in the heat of a presidential campaign. And with...