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  • New Hampshire Democrat drops bid to head DNC, backs Ellison [Ray Buckley]

    02/18/2017 10:51:44 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 54 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 18, 2017 1:07 PM EST
    New Hampshire Democrat Ray Buckley has dropped out of the race for Democratic National Committee chair and is throwing his support behind Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison. Buckleyís announcement comes a week before DNC members gather in Atlanta to choose a new chair. [Ö] Ellison says if he wins, heíll ask Buckley to lead a ďnew and innovative 57 state strategyĒ targeting the states and U.S. territories. Ö
  • Teachers union president backs Ellison for DNC chair

    02/17/2017 12:26:10 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 24 replies
    Thje Hill ^ | February 17, 2017 | By Lydia Wheeler
    Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) on Friday picked up the backing of the head of the nationís largest teachers union in his bid to lead the Democratic National Committee. In a statement announcing her personal endorsement, National Education Association president Lily Eskelsen GarcŪa said she knows Ellison will be a unifying force for Democrats. ďKeithís emphasis and well-documented commitment to party building and grassroots organizing in every community is exactly what we need as the nation finds itself at a crossroad under the divisive Trump administration,Ē she said. Eskelsen GarcŪaís endorsement comes just hours after the Service Employees International Union called...
  • David Duke Endorses Keith Ellison For DNC Chair (NOT satire!)

    02/13/2017 11:25:11 PM PST · by Ciaphas Cain · 16 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | February 13, 2017 | Jim Treacher
    It doesnít really matter who the chairman of the Democratic National Committee is, because itís the Democratic National Committee. Theyíre pretty much screwed no matter what. With that in mind, why not pick someone who can bring everybody together?
  • Keith Ellisonís back pages

    02/08/2017 8:17:22 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 6 replies ^ | 2/8/17 | Scott Johnson
    Iíve been writing about Keith Ellison since he was endorsed by the DFL Fifth District convention to succeed Rep. Martin Sabo in the spring of 2006. I wrote some 20 Power Line posts under the heading ďWho is Keith Ellison?Ē I summarized my findings in the Weekly Standard article ďLouis Farrakhanís first congressmanĒ and in the companion Power Line post ďKeith Ellison for dummies.Ē When Ellison published his 2014, memoir cum manifesto My Country, ĎTis of Thee, I wrote about it in the Weekly Standard article ďThe Ellison elisionĒ and the Star Tribune column ďKeith Ellison remembers to forget.Ē I...
  • Former Classmate: Keith Ellison Would Rant About Jewish Slavers, Called Jews ĎOppressorsí

    02/08/2017 4:33:14 AM PST · by SJackson · 35 replies
    Medialite ^ | February 7th, 2017 | Alex Griswold
    According to a former classmate of Keith Ellison, the Democratic Minnesota Congressman and DNC Chair Candidate used offensive rhetoric about Jews while a student at the University of Minnesota.That anecdote is buried in an otherwise complimentary profile of the congressman from Mother Jones. Ellison recently came under renewed scrutiny for his past defense of anti-Semitic Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan in the student paper, and for inviting Stokely Carmichael to give a speech on campus in which he accused ‚ÄúZionists‚ÄĚ of collaborating with the Nazis.One of the campus critics of Ellison (who then went by ‚ÄėKeith Hakim‚Äô) was an...
  • Ben & Jerry back Keith Ellison in DNC chairmanship race

    02/02/2017 10:45:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 63 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/02/2017 | BY MARK HENSCH
    The co-founders of Ben & Jerryís ice cream on Thursday endorsed Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairmanship. ďEllison is an authentic champion of working families and heís ready to bring that energy and mindset to the Democratic Party,Ē Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield said in a joint U.S. News op-ed published Thursday. While the ice cream company has released flavors named after public figures, including comedian Stephen Colbert and musicians Dave Matthews and Jerry Garcia, the pair don't announce plans for an Ellison-themed flavor in their op-ed. Instead, they pitch the Minnesota politician as part...
  • Keith Ellison, first Muslim congressman, calls for Ďmass ralliesí to stop Trump orders

    01/28/2017 11:21:42 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    The Washington Post's Power Post ^ | January 28, 2017 | David Weigel
    HOUSTON ó Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), who in 2007 became the first Muslim member of Congress, said in an interview Saturday that opponents of President Trumpís executive orders on immigration and refugees should oppose them in the streets. ďItís time for people to get active, to get involved, to vote and to organize,Ē said Ellison, who was in Houston to campaign for chairman of the Democratic National Committee. ďTrump must be stopped, and people power is what we have at our disposal to make him stop. We need mass rallies. We need them all over the country. We need them...
  • Rep. Ellison: Not Trump - ĎPeople Who Get The Credití For Ending TPP

    01/27/2017 1:45:20 PM PST · by ColdOne · 21 replies ^ | 1/27/17 | Eric Scheiner
    ( - Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) says itís not President Trump but ďthe people who raised their voicesĒ that deserve credit for the United States quitting the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement (TPP). On Monday, President Donald Trump signed a memorandum removing the United States from TPP. ďYou didnít like TPP, are you pleased with how swiftly Mr. Trump moved on it?Ē CNNís Alisyn Camerota asked Ellison on Tuesdayís New Day program. ďI'm pleased that the American people over the course of years raised up the problems with TPP and I'm glad that their voices got heard, even if it was...
  • DNC Chairman Candidates Bash Whites at DNC Forum

    01/24/2017 6:10:44 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 13 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 1/24/2017 | Mark Tapson
    DNC Chairman Candidates Bash Whites at DNC Forum These are the people who want to lead the Democratic Party. 1.24.2017 News Mark Tapson In an event at Georgetown University Monday night moderated by MSNBCís Joy Ann Reid, candidates competing for chairman of the Democratic National Committee met to discuss what went wrong with the Party in 2016. Apparently their conclusion is that they didn't bash white people enough. The seven candidates are: Muslim Brotherhood shill Rep. Keith Ellison; Jehmu Greene, a former Fox News analyst; South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Jaime Harrison; Sally Boynton Brown, the executive director of Idahoís...
  • Top Democrat Keith Ellison Says Trump Brought ďWhite Supremacy Back to White HouseĒ

    01/14/2017 7:15:08 PM PST · by brucedickinson · 58 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 1-14-2017 | JIm Hoft
    Democrats are gathering this weekend in Phoenix, Arizona for a regional forum before the party elects a new chairperson in February. During his speech on Friday night Ellison said Trump brought ďwhite supremacy back to the White House.Ē And this far left anti-Israel politician is the leading candidate to replace scandal-plagued Donna Brazile as party chair in February.

    01/06/2017 5:48:18 AM PST · by DFG · 12 replies
    Powerlineblog ^ | 01/05/2017 | PAUL MIRENGOFF
    Brent Scher of the Washington Free Beacon reports that the Democratic partyís slate of nominees for DNC chair has agreed to participate in a candidate forum hosted at a restaurant owned by a rabid critic of Israel. The decision to hold it there may give the leading contender for DNC chair ó the rabidly anti-Israel and one-time Louis Farrakhan backer Keith Ellison ó something of a ďhome fieldĒ advantage. Sadly, however, itís far from clear that any of the participants will feel out of place. (Tom Perez is the only contender who has not confirmed he will attend.) The restaurant...
  • The Man Who Most Deserves to Be DNC Chairman

    01/05/2017 4:14:09 AM PST · by SJackson · 22 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | January 5, 2017 | John Perazzo
    The Man Who Most Deserves to Be DNC Chairman Keith Ellison's remarkable ties to Jew-haters, racists, and Islamic supremacists. In a recent interview†with the Fox Business Network, legal scholar Alan Dershowitz announced that because of U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison's past ties to Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, he (Dershowitz) is prepared to ďresign [his] membership to the Democratic Party after 50 years of being a loyal DemocratĒ if Ellison is named as the next DNC chairman. It's actually hard to figure out exactly what's got Mr. Dershowitz in such a snit. It's not as if Ellison represents some type...
  • Alan Dershowitz: If Keith Ellison is Appointed DNC Chair, I Will Resign My Membership

    01/02/2017 1:41:26 PM PST · by ErikJohnsky · 26 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 12/30/2016 | Matthew Wisner
    When asked if the issue of Israel was foreshadowing a divide within the Democratic Party, Dershowitz responded, ďIt does, and if they now appoint [Minnesota Rep.] Keith Ellison, who worked with [Nation of Islam leader] Farrakhan, to be chairman of the DNC youíre going to see a lot of people leave.Ē Dershowitz then issued a stern warning to the Democratic Party. ďIím going to tell you right here on this show and this is news, if they appoint Keith Ellison to be chairman of the Democratic Party, I will resign my membership to the Democratic Party after 50 years of...
  • Van Jones Says Muslim Keith Ellison Is Future of the Democratic Party

    01/01/2017 2:40:34 PM PST · by ColdOne · 87 replies ^ | 1/1/17 | Tyler O'Neil
    On CNN, liberal activist Anthony Kapel "Van" Jones said that "the Clinton days are over" in the Democratic Party, and pointed to two emerging leaders as the future of a more progressive political party focused on identity politics. Naturally, he chose two racial minority members of Congress ó and the extremely controversial first Muslim congressman. "You have to understand, I think that the Clinton days are over," Jones told CNN's Jake Tapper on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday. "This idea that we're going to be this moderate party ... those days are over." Jones called for a new...
  • Dershowitz: I'll Leave Democratic Party If Ellison Becomes DNC Chair

    01/01/2017 3:15:16 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 42 replies
    Townhall ^ | 1/1/16 | Matt Vespa
    While Alan Dershowitz is a staunch liberal, heís threatening to leave the Democratic Party should Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) become the next chairman for the national committee. Dershowitz, a renowned attorney and Israel supporter, said he would resign due to Ellisonís positions on the Israeli-Palestinian issue and his association with Louis Farrakhan (via Washington Examiner): Speaking on Fox Business, Dershowitz said there is a divide in the Democratic Party over Jewish issues, particularly the support of Israel, or lack thereof, offered by the Obama administration. Dershowitz said Ellison's past praise of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan is enough to...
  • Keith Ellison Backs Out of Radical Muslim Conference

    12/24/2016 9:32:00 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 29 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 12/23/2016 | Brent Scher
    Ellison was scheduled to address Muslim Brotherhood-tied group's annual convention ----------------------------- Minnesota congressman Keith Ellison cancelled his scheduled appearance the Muslim American Societyís annual conference, where he was slated to deliver the keynote address. Ellisonís name and picture, which were previously featured prominently on the convention websiteís homepage, have been removed completely. He was also removed from the full list of convention speakers. {..snip..}
  • Israel-[Palestinian] tensions ripple through Democratic Party chair races

    12/20/2016 4:54:54 AM PST · by ErikJohnsky · 22 replies
    Politico ^ | 12/20 | Marc Caputo and Daniel Strauss
    Top Jewish fundraisers and activists in Florida have a message for the politicians who want to lead the Democratic Party: Support for the Palestinian cause at the expense of Israel is politically toxic. In the nationís biggest swing state ó home to a diverse electorate and large Jewish community ó few issues have torn at the fabric of party unity recently like the past stances on Israel taken by Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota and former Miami state Sen. Dwight Bullard. As Ellison pursues a bid for Democratic National Committee chair and Bullard seeks to lead Florida Democrats, state and...
  • Keith Ellison on his job as congressman and DNC chair: ĎAll there is to do is to vote noí

    12/03/2016 6:03:49 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/03/2016 | John Sexton
    Congressman Keith Ellison argued Friday at a gathering of Democrats that he could take over as chairman of the Democratic National Committee and keep his job in congress because, ‚ÄúAll there is to do is to vote ‚Äėno‚Äô.‚ÄĚThe Friday gathering in Denver was viewed as a try out for the various contenders for the DNC post being vacated by interim chairwoman Donna Brazile. Appearing by video, Howard Dean made a surprise announcement that he would no longer be seeking the DNC chairmanship. That was good news for Ellison who is considered the leading contender for the job. However, one thing...
  • Potential DNC Chair Keith Ellison Supports Groups That Want To Destroy America With Sharia

    12/02/2016 2:36:45 PM PST · by ErikJohnsky · 20 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 12/2 | Andrew Lappin
    Being a convert to Islam does not make Ellison anti-American. But the Minnesota lawmaker, as a visible and a vocal supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood, is supporting an anti-American agenda. The Muslim Brotherhoodóin its own words, as evidenced in court documentsócalls for ďdestroying Western civilization from withinĒ and replacing that civilization with a supremacist, sharia law-based autocracy. Even Saudi Arabia has outlawed the Muslim Brotherhood, making it a state-designated terrorist organization. Ellison also supports the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the Islamic Society of North America, and the Muslim Studentsí Association, all of whomóbased on well-established public recordóare linked to...
  • DNC Chairman Candidate Keith Ellison Dismisses His Radical Ties As ĎRight Wing Smear Campaigní

    12/02/2016 1:08:29 PM PST · by ColdOne · 26 replies
    gatewaypundit ^ | 12/2/16 | Aleister
    Rep. Keith Ellison would be a controversial choice to lead the Democratic National Committee and thereís no way the Democrats can get around that. He has ties to the Nation of Islam and Louis Farrakhan. He really wants the job however, so heís trying to diffuse any questions about his past. Writing on Medium this week, he dismissed any controversy as a ďright wing smear campaign.Ē So typical. From his post: Listening more. Talking less. My mom, Clida, taught my four brothers and me about her fatherís work to
  • DNC Chair Candidate Rep. Keith Ellison Met with Hamas Fundraiser Mohammed al-Hanooti

    12/02/2016 7:25:07 AM PST · by C19fan · 11 replies
    PJ Media ^ | December 1, 2016 | Patrick Poole
    Keith Ellison, who is campaigning to become Democratic National Committee chairman, met with Hamas fundraiser Mohammed al-Hanooti at a 2009 campaign fundraiser for Virginia House of Delegates candidate Esam Omeish. Ellison was the keynote speaker at the event. Last week Chuck Ross at The Daily Caller reported on the appearance of Ellison at the Omeish campaign event, noting that Omeish had previously called for Palestinians to follow "the jihad way" against Israel. Given that, it's no surprise to find al-Hanooti, who styled himself as "grand mufti" of Washington D.C. and whom FBI documents identify as a top U.S. fundraiser for...
  • Ellison faces renewed scrutiny over past ties to Nation of Islam, defense of anti-Semitic figures

    12/01/2016 7:49:06 PM PST · by ErikJohnsky · 24 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/1/2016 | Andrew Kaczynski
    University of Minnesota President Nils Hasselmo said he "personally found the statements in Ture's speech concerning alleged Zionist collaboration with the Nazis deeply offensive." Ellison, writing under the name "Keith E. Hakim" for the Minnesota Daily, the student newspaper at the University of Minnesota where Ellison attended law school, argued that Hasselmo "denounced Ture's comment without offering any factual refutation of it," and defended Ture's right to speak on campus and to question Zionism. Ellison wrote, "Concerning Zionism and Ture's speech, the ASCC's position is simply this: Whether one supports or opposes the establishment of Israel in Palestine and Israel's...
  • ADL: Ellisonís Racist Comments Disqualifies Him To Lead DNC

    12/01/2016 4:28:29 PM PST · by IsraelBeach · 29 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | December 1, 2016 | Joel Leyden
    ADL: Ellisonís Racist Comments Disqualifies Him To Lead DNCBy Joel Leyden Israel News AgencyNew York, NY ó December 1, 2016 Ö The Anti-Defamation League (ADL), which only last month defended and described Rep. Keith Ellison as ďa man of good characterĒ, have now decided to expose Ellison for racist comments he has made against Jews. In 2010, Ellison stated that US foreign policy was directed by Israel. By making this comment Ellison reinforced age-old racist stereotypes about Jewish control of the US government. Ellison, a past member of the radical Nation of Islam and supporter of anti-semite advocate Louis Farrakhan,...
  • Rep. Keith Ellisonís Imam: Homosexuality Is ĎNot What God Intendedí

    12/01/2016 8:17:13 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/01/2016 | Jim Geraghty
    From the Thursday edition of the Morning JoltÖ Rep. Keith Ellisonís Imam: Homosexuality Is ĎNot What God Intendedí BuzzFeed has decided that the world needed an expose of the religious views of the pastor of Chip and Joanna Gaines, host of the Fixer Upper series on HGTV. And because the editorial team at Buzzfeed deems those mainstream traditional Christian views controversial, they concluded that the hosts must be hounded until they publicly express their views on the topic. So are the Gaineses against same-sex marriage? And would they ever feature a same-sex couple on the show, as have HGTVís House...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Black Congressmen Refuse To Condemn Ellisonís Past Proposal For A ĎBlack Stateí

    12/01/2016 5:43:44 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 46 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/30/2016 | Alex Pfeiffer
    EXCLUSIVE: Black Congressmen Refuse To Condemn Ellisonís Past Proposal For A ĎBlack Stateí Alex Pfeiffer WASHINGTON ó Several Democratic members of the Congressional Black Caucus Tuesday refused to denounce Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellisonís call for a black state. One congressman stated, ďI donít see anything really objectionable.Ē The Daily Caller News Foundation recently reported on columns Minnesota Rep. Ellison wrote under a pen name while in law school. In one of them he called for a black state in southeastern American states. Under the name Keith E. Hakim, Ellison wrote: ďFinally, blacks would have the option of choosing their own...
  • Keith Ellison - The Wrong Man at the Wrong Time

    11/30/2016 3:21:33 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 32 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | 30/11/16 | Alan Dershowitz
    ..... Ellison's sordid past associations with Louis Farrakhan -- the long time leader of the Nation of Islam -- will hurt him in Middle America.... In addition to embracing American enemies abroad, Farrakhan has exhibited a penchant for lacing his sermons with anti-Semitic hate speech. Around the time that Ellison was working with the Nation of Islam, for example, Farrakhan was delivering speeches attacking "the synagogue as Satan." He described Jews as "wicked deceivers of the American people" that have "wrapped [their] tentacles around the U.S. government" and are "deceiving and sending this nation to hell." .... Ellison has struggled...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Black Congressmen Refuse To Condemn Ellisonís Past Proposal For A ĎBlack Stateí

    11/30/2016 10:01:10 AM PST · by kevcol · 34 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | November 30, 2016 | Alex Pfeiffer
    WASHINGTON ó Several Democratic members of the Congressional Black Caucus Tuesday refused to denounce Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellisonís call for a black state. One congressman stated, ďI donít see anything really objectionable.Ē . . . The Georgia Democrat said he wouldnít comment on whether Ellison would have to denounce these comments. While Rep. Lewis said previous groups espoused similar ideas for a black state, the New Black Panther Party currently supports it. The groupís co-leader proposed an idea very similar to Ellisonís. He said that African-Americans should claim a ďblack nationĒ in ďLouisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Alabama, and Georgia.Ē Ellisonís...
  • Revealed: In Private Fundraiser, Keith Ellison Said Israel Controls US Policy

    11/30/2016 12:21:15 AM PST · by ErikJohnsky · 19 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | 11/30 | Steve Emerson
    Congressman Keith Ellisonís announcement earlier this month that he wants to be the Democratic National Committeeís next chairman drew quick support from several key lawmakers, including Jewish senators Chuck Schumer and Bernie Sanders. ... But a 2010 audio of Ellison speaking at a private fundraiser obtained by the Investigative Project on Terrorism calls such praise into question. In a fairly intimate setting, Ellison lashed out at what he sees as Israelís disproportionate influence in American foreign policy. That will change, he promised: ".The United Statesí foreign policy in the Middle East is governed by what is good or bad through...
  • Keith Ellison Praises Fidel Castro's "Mixed" Legacy: "He Stood Up For Peace And Freedom In Africa"

    11/29/2016 9:27:12 AM PST · by ErikJohnsky · 32 replies
    Candidate for chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Rep. Keith Ellison spoke with SiriusXMís Karen Hunter on Monday about the death of Fidel Castro and his priorities for the Democratic Party. He praised Castro's legacy in Cuba, saying that "he confronted people with a lot of power on behalf of people that didnít have any."
  • Democrats' David Duke (Ellinson & Islamic black gang targeting white cop)

    11/29/2016 8:58:14 AM PST · by FreedomUS · 9 replies
    redState ^ | Nov-26-2016
    Decades before Black Lives Matter, Ellison was a very prominent defender of cop killers associating with Sharif Willis after the murder of a Minneapolis police officer. Willis was with the Vice Lords, a black Muslim gang and one of the largest in the country. He participated in demonstrations on behalf of the Vice Lords and attended a national gang confab. In 2000, he called for the release of Kathleen Soliah of the Symbionese Liberation Army and heaped praise on Mumia Abu-Jamal and Assata Shakur- two notorious cop killers.
  • ADL: Defender of Anti-Semitism Important Ally in Fight Against Anti-Semitism

    11/27/2016 4:22:50 AM PST · by SJackson · 17 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | November 25, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    ADL: Defender of Anti-Semitism Important Ally in Fight Against Anti-Semitism Another reminder that the ADL is a partisan left-wing group that is more than happy to whitewash anti-Semitism from the left. The ADL's left-wing boss, Jonathan Greenblatt, called Keith Ellison, who wants to head the DNC,†ďan important ally in the fight against anti-SemitismĒ. That's funny because Ellison's history suggests that he plays for the other side in the fight. As Jeff Ballabon lays out at length.† Keith Ellison and I were then both 31 years old. He was on record as defending Farrakhanís anti-Semitism†since at least 1989, under the alias...
  • Keith Ellison Once Proposed Making A Separate Country For Blacks

    11/26/2016 1:17:48 PM PST · by kevcol · 85 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | November 26, 2016 | Jason Caruso
    As a third-year student at the University of Minnesota Law School in 1989-90, he wrote two columns for the Minnesota Daily under the name ďKeith Hakim.Ē In the first, Ellison refers to ĎMinister Louis Farrakhan,í defends Nation of Islam spokesman Khalid Abdul Muhammad, and speaks in the voice of a Nation of Islam advocate. In the second, ĎHakimí demands reparations for slavery and throws in a demand for an optional separate homeland for American blacks.Ē
  • Ex-Sanders aide: 'We don't need white people leading the Democratic Party right now'

    11/25/2016 10:40:51 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 42 replies
    CNN ^ | 11-23-2016 | Eugene Scott
    The next Democratic National Committee leader needs to reflect the diversity of America, said Symone Sanders, former press secretary for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign and a CNN contributor. "In my opinion, we don't need white people leading the Democratic Party right now," she told CNN's Brianna Keilar Wednesday on "Wolf." "The Democratic Party is diverse, and it should be reflected as so in our leadership and throughout the staff at the highest levels from the vice chairs to the secretaries all the way down to the people working in the offices at the DNC," Sanders added
  • Alan Dershowitz: Bigotry Of Far Left Has To Be Called Out, and ĎObama Hasnít Done Enoughí

    11/24/2016 3:20:33 PM PST · by rktman · 25 replies ^ | 11/24/2016 | Ian Hanchett
    On Tuesdayís broadcast of ďCNN Tonight,Ē attorney and author Alan Dershowitz criticized President Barack Obama for not calling out Black Lives matter and Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) for their bigotry, and ďwe on the liberal side have to call out the bigotry on the left as strongly as people on the right have to call the bigotry of the far right.Ē Dershowitz said, ďPresident Obama hasnít done enough. He hasnít done enough in calling out Black Lives Matter when they included an argument about genocide, calling Israel a genocidal country. He hasnít done enough on Keith Ellison, who for years...
  • DNC chair candidate avoids NY Times for fear of being asked about his ties to Louis Farrakhan

    11/24/2016 8:48:25 AM PST · by kevcol · 20 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | November 23, 2016 | Carmine Sabi
    Ellison cancelled an interview with the New York Times because he found out the paper was going to ask him about his ties to Louis Farrakhan. The first Muslim elected to Congress, Ellison wrote articles in defense of Farrakhan when he was a student at the University of Minnesota Law School and, by 1998, described himself as a member of the Nation of Islam and went by the name Keith Ellison-Muhammad, according to The Weekly Standard.
  • Keith Ellisonís ascent signals the Democratsí willingness to redefine Ďpro-Israelí

    11/22/2016 6:02:47 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Jewish Telegraphic Agency ^ | November 22, 2016 5:38pm | Ron Kampeas
    The most shocking thing about talk of Keith Ellisonís Israel record as he rises within the Democratic Party is how few think itís shocking. Rep. Ellison, D-Minn., is a leading contender for the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee, despite a record of tough criticism of Israel that pro-Israel insiders say would easily have disqualified him a decade ago. A supporter of the two-state solution and a frequent visitor to Israel, he also voted against additional funding for Israelís Iron Dome anti-missile system in 2014. In 2009, Ellison spear-headed a letter from 54 Democrats to Presdient Obama urging him to...
  • Keith Ellison Supports BDS, Admires Louis Farrakhan. So Why Are Jewish Democrats Supporting Him

    11/22/2016 10:56:13 AM PST · by SJackson · 48 replies
    Tablet ^ | 11-21-16 | Jeff Ballabon
    Keith Ellison Supports BDS, Admires Louis Farrakhan. So Why Are Jewish Democrats Supporting Him for Chairman of the DNC? In late 1993 and early 1994, Keith Ellison and I were both deeply involved in politics and policy, he as a civil rights lawyer and radio talk-show host in Minnesota, and I as legal counsel to a United States senator. During that time, Louis Farrakhanís national adviser, Khalid Abdul Muhammad, gave a speech at Kean College in New Jersey in which he attacked Jews, Catholics, homosexuals, and others in the most shocking and violent way. Hereís a sample of what Muhammad...
  • Soros-funded groups fight scrutiny of Keith Ellisonís Nation of Islam past

    11/21/2016 6:58:38 PM PST · by heterosupremacist · 3 replies ^ | 11/21/2016 | William A. Jacobson
    Keith Ellison, Democratic Congressman from Minnesota, is the favorite to become Chair of the Democratic National Committee. He has the support of big names like Chuck Schumer, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Harry Reid, among others. Yet for years there have been questions about Ellisonís past association with Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam, as well as his association with anti-Israel groups. We touched upon Ellisonís background in two recent posts: ēTop Dems rally around radical Keith Ellison for DNC Chair ēKeith Ellisonís troubling relationship with anti-Israel groups Scott Johnson of Power Line, who is based in Minnesota, has...
  • Soros-funded groups fight scrutiny of Keith Ellisonís Nation of Islam past

    11/21/2016 7:07:15 PM PST · by heterosupremacist · 17 replies ^ | 11/21/2016 | William A. Jacobson
    Ellison claims he didnít know the true nature of Farrakhan. Seriously...
  • Democratic Party frontrunner's Israel record comes under scrutiny

    11/20/2016 1:55:01 AM PST · by ErikJohnsky · 9 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 11/20/2016 | JTA
    The Zionist Organization of America, in a release this week, noted Ellisonís role in drafting a congressional letter following the 2009 Gaza War urging the Obama administration to press Israel to loosen its blockade on Gaza. (The letter also noted that security needs led to the blockade). The ZOA also noted that Ellison was among a handful of congressmen who voted against additional funding for Israelís Iron Dome anti-missile system during the 2014 Gaza War. (Ellison had previously backed Iron Dome, but said it made more sense during the 2014 war to press for a cease-fire.) ďIf he becomes DNC...
  • rank Gaffney: Keith Ellison a ĎVery Aggressive Hard Leftist Enablerí of Muslim Brotherhood

    11/17/2016 12:49:24 PM PST · by bobk3 · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | John Hayward
    "The appeal of Keith Ellison is that he is a young, very aggressive hard leftist Ė actually my friend Trevor Loudon in his film The Enemies Within has pointed out, a guy with actual communist ties; thatís how hard Left.Ē ďBut heís also a Muslim who has been hanging with, embracing, supporting, and otherwise carrying on with the Muslim Brotherhood in America,Ē Gaffney continues. ďAnd that would apparently be something that qualifies him to be a leader of the Democratic Party these days. You see a lot of it in the last campaign. I canít make the case that thatís...
  • Frank Gaffney: Keith Ellison a ĎVery Aggressive Hard Leftist Enablerí of Muslim Brotherhood

    11/16/2016 9:07:56 PM PST · by RC one · 29 replies
    breitbart ^ | 16 Nov 2016 | JOHN HAYWARD
    Center for Security Policy President Frank Gaffney was a guest on Breitbart News Daily Wednesday morning, where SiriusXM host Alex Marlow asked him to run through the arguments for and against Rep. Keith Ellison becoming chair of the Democratic National Committee.ďIím not really equipped to make the case for Keith Ellison,Ē Gaffney admitted, but he went on to guess that ďthe appeal of Keith Ellison is that he is a young, very aggressive hard leftist Ė actually my friend Trevor Loudon in his film The Enemies Within has pointed out, a guy with actual communist ties; thatís how hard Left.ĒďBut...
  • DNC Chair Favorite Keith Ellison Supports Bill To ĎStudy Reparation Proposalsí

    11/15/2016 9:48:57 AM PST · by rktman · 64 replies ^ | 11/15/2016 | Justin Caruso
    Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota is making headlines after announcing his bid for chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Ellison already has strong support from Sens. Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Harry Reid. Some have said Ellisonís own identity as an African-American and a Muslim would be a strong statement for the Democratic Party under the upcoming Donald Trump administration. He previously advocated for, and is reportedly a ďpassionate supporterĒ of H.R. 40: Commission to Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act, co-sponsored by Michigan Rep. John Coyners Jr.
  • Ellison announces bid to head DNC

    11/15/2016 8:45:28 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 43 replies
    Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., formally announced his bid to run the Democratic National Committee on Monday, calling for the Democrats to "rebuild" the party after losing the White House and Congress in the elections last week. "This election cycle, we did not motivate enough people to the ballot box," Ellison said in his announcement. "We must champion the challenges of working families and give voters a reason to show up at the polls in 2018 and beyond. We must build a bench not just for federal candidates, but for state and local candidates across the nation." Ellison cited a "broad...
  • Who is Keith Ellison? Left-wing congressman with past ties to Nation of Islam wants DNC job

    11/14/2016 6:22:50 PM PST · by ErikJohnsky · 29 replies
    In an attempt to stave off a civil war in the ranks, Democratic leaders are scrambling to unite behind a candidate for the party's chairmanship Ė and have landed for now on a Louis Farrakhan-linked congressman who once called for Dick Cheneyís impeachment and compared George W. Bush to Hitler. ... Yet it isnít the only controversy for Ellison. In 2007, Ellison made a comparison between Bush and 9/11 to Hitler and the 1933 Reichstag fire. "9/11 is the juggernaut in American history and it allows... it's almost like, you know, the Reichstag fire,Ē Ellison said, according to a Daily...
  • Muslim Brotherhood terror operatives Keith Ellison & Andre Carson exposed by undercover agent

    11/14/2016 5:57:34 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 9 replies
    Published on Nov 12, 2016 Muslim Brotherhood terror operatives Keith Ellison & Andre Carson exposed by undercover agent Chris Gaubatz in U.S. Judiciary Subcommittee hearing (presided by Ted Cruz). Keith Ellison terrorist is recently endorsed by sellout traitor Bernie Sanders for the position of DNC chair, no doubt in exchange for Saudi petrodollars likely more than the "no-refund" campaign-donation amount that this corrupt vermin had deceived his supporters for.
  • Soros Bands With Donors To Resist Trump And 'Take Back Power'

    11/14/2016 4:31:44 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 37 replies ^ | 14 Nov 2016
    George Soros and other rich liberals who spent tens of millions of dollars trying to elect Hillary Clinton are gathering in Washington for a three-day, closed door meeting to retool the big-money left to fight back against Donald Trump. The conference, which kicked off Sunday night at Washingtonís pricey Mandarin Oriental hotel, is sponsored by the influential Democracy Alliance donor club, and will include appearances by leaders of most leading unions and liberal groups, as well as darlings of the left such as House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chairman Keith Ellison, according to...
  • LEAKED VIDEO: Candidate for DNC Chairman @keithellison: The Jews were behind 9/11.

    11/14/2016 4:19:23 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 92 replies
    LEAKED VIDEO: Candidate for DNC Chairman @keithellison: The Jews were behind 9/11.
  • Senator Harry Reid Backs Rep. Keith Ellison for Democratic National Committee Chair

    11/13/2016 4:07:26 PM PST · by ColdOne · 73 replies ^ | 11/13/16 | Christina Coleburn
    Outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid on Sunday thew his support behind Rep. Keith Ellison to be the next Democratic National Committee chairman. ‚Äé"My friend Keith Ellison is a terrific leader and a strong progressive who knows how to get things done," Reid said in a statement. "Now is the time for new thinking and a fresh start at the DNC. Now is the time for Keith." Reid's show of support comes after incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's Friday endorsement.
  • Is a Muslim from the Midwest set to take over the Democratic National Committee?

    11/12/2016 9:59:19 AM PST · by simpson96 · 75 replies
    LA Times ^ | 11/11/2016 | Kurtis Lee
    He's a Muslim from the heartland and he could be the next chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota is slowly raking up support from some key figures within the party, such as Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and New York Sen. Charles Schumer, who want him to be the next leader, following the partyís humbling presidential loss earlier this week. Citing more than 250,000 signatures in support of Ellison on a petition posted to his website, Sanders said the congressman is the future of the party. "The Democratic Party needs to look itself in the mirror...