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  • Muslim college student who lied about Trump supporter subway attack pleads guilty

    02/22/2019 1:54:08 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 22 replies
    NYY Daily News ^ | 2/22/19 | SHAYNA JACOBS and JEFFERSON SIEGEL
    The Muslim college student who lied to cops about getting attacked on the subway by drunken Trump supporters took a plea deal on Friday. Yasmin Seweid, 19, copped to falsely reporting an incident and disorderly conduct for the bogus claim. Seweid, of New Hyde Park, L.I., said hate-filled white men harassed her and tried to snatch the hijab off her head during an encounter on the No. 6 train on Dec. 1. Seweid previously admitted she wasted police resources to cover up for her missed curfew. She must go through six months of counseling and complete three days of community...
  • Graham: 'Handful' of GOP senators will vote to block Trump's emergency declaration

    02/22/2019 9:58:58 AM PST · by jazusamo · 91 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 22, 2019 | Jordain Carney
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) predicted on Friday that a "handful" of Republicans will back a resolution to block President Trump's emergency declaration to construct the U.S.-Mexico border wall. "A handful. …[But] there will be enough to sustain a veto," Graham told Fox News , asked how many Republicans would vote with Democrats in the Senate. Graham didn't offer a specific number for how many of his Republican colleagues he thinks will back the resolution. He said that he would "absolutely not" vote for the Democrat-led resolution, adding that he is "100 percent with the president." Graham, who has emerged as...
  • TRUMP AND BLACKS: Heard it on Rush Just Now

    02/22/2019 11:04:03 AM PST · by DIRTYSECRET · 33 replies
    Kamala Harris and Pocahantas are calling for reparations. A caller claims it's just to keep them in line because they're worried Trump could be making inroads into the black vote. My solution: One Presidential debate dealing with just the issue of racism. Leave out 'other' races. A panel of 4 moderators, all black. Perhaps one 'hispanic'(Juan Williams). Trump demands it and the public will be with him to the point where the MSM will be unable to define the narrative beforehand or change the format.
  • Latest Libel: Israel Hid 300,000 Documents About Massacres Against Palestinians

    02/22/2019 9:53:00 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 5 replies
    Israelly Cool ^ | 2/21/19 | Aussie Dave
    Jew hater “Jihad” Jenny Tonge has posted the following on Facebook: It links to this article on Middle East Monitor. Let’s first start with the image. It shows Jewish Holocaust victims, not palestinians. What makes the inclusion of this fake image here even more duplicitous is the fact it is not the image Facebook automatically includes when you post this story: In other words, it looks like Tonge deliberately replaced the automatically chosen image with this fake one. But now to the story itself. Israeli Jewish journalist Asaf Shalev, who lives in California, has said that Israel had been hiding...
  • 2020 Democrats Embrace Race-Conscious Policies, Including Reparations

    02/21/2019 12:00:20 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 22 replies
    The New York Times ^ | February 21, 2019 | By Astead W. Herndon
    From the very first day of the 2020 presidential race, when Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts blamed “generations of discrimination” for black families earning far less than white households, Democratic hopefuls have broadly emphasized racial justice and closing the wealth gap in their policy platforms. But in recent weeks, some candidates have started embracing specific goals and overtly race-conscious legislation that even the most left-wing elected officials stayed away from in recent years. Last week, Senator Kamala Harris of California agreed with a radio host’s recent suggestion that government reparations for black Americans were necessary to address the legacies of...
  • Ilhan Omar traveled with anti-US group that supports Cuban, Venezuelan socialism

    02/21/2019 5:23:31 AM PST · by SJackson · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | Fox News | Lukas Mikelionis
    Ilhan Omar traveled with anti-US group that supports Cuban, Venezuelan socialism, wants US to return Gitmo to Cuba ep. Ilhan Omar has attended a travel delegation to a South American country sponsored by a radical anti-American and anti-Israel organization that supports countries opposed to the U.S. and calls for the return of Guantanamo Naval Base to Cuba. The Minnesota Democrat was accused of anti-Semitism after asserting that the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, a bipartisan group, was buying lawmakers. She also grabbed headlines after first accusing the U.S. government of leading a coup against Venezuelan socialist tyrant Nicolas Maduro and...
  • Ilhan Omar to speak at banquet for group known for terrorist group support [CAIR]

    02/21/2019 5:02:16 AM PST · by SJackson · 4 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | February 19, 2019 | Ilanit Chernick
    CAIR has a long history of affiliation with Hamas and Hezbollah. It was reportedly a co-conspirator in the largest terrorist financing case in US history, which went unindicted. CAIR has a long history of affiliation with the terrorist groups Hamas and Hezbollah. CAIR members have often defended the actions of Hamas in Gaza. Further, FBI investigators uncovered evidence establishing CAIR's place in the "Palestine Committee," which was a Muslim Brotherhood-created network aimed at helping Hamas in the United States, according to a report by the Investigative Project on Terrorism. In 2009, US District Court Judge Jorge Solis ruled that there...
  • Why Omar’s views are dangerous

    02/21/2019 5:14:06 AM PST · by SJackson · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/21/19 | Katie Pavlich
    Over the course of the past few months, newly minted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) has come under fire for a number of anti-Semitic comments. She’s said everything from Israel “hypmotizing the world” to implying politicians are bought off by Jewish interests and “all about the Benjamins.” For her most recent series of anti-Semitic slurs on Twitter, Omar was condemned by Democratic House leadership. “We are and will always be strong supporters of Israel in Congress because we understand that our support is based on shared values and strategic interests. Legitimate criticism of Israel’s policies is protected by the values of...
  • Tlaib and Omar Co-sponsor Bill to Recognize Muslim Holidays as Federal Holidays (repost)

    02/20/2019 10:47:24 AM PST · by yoe · 72 replies
    So Right It Hurts ^ | January 12, 2019 | Mary Parsons
    Freshman Congressmen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have wasted no time in shaking up the US House of Representatives. Early Friday morning, Omar and Tlaib introduced a bill adding Islamic holidays to the Federal calendar which has traditionally only recognized American holidays. Omar and Tlaib’s bill would add Eid Al-Fitr at the end of Ramadan and the four-day-long celebration of Eid Al-Adha to the list of Federally recognized holidays, potentially granting reasons to banks, schools, and other businesses to remain closed for five additional days per year. Omar and Tlaib justified their work as making America more inclusive of it’s...
  • John James leading candidate for UN envoy, source says

    02/20/2019 9:20:05 AM PST · by be-baw · 45 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 19, 2019 | Gillian Turner
    Former U.S. Senate candidate John James is seen as one of President Trump's top candidates to become ambassador to the United Nations, a source familiar with discussions about the matter told Fox News on Tuesday. The source said James is the leading candidate and has expressed interest in the position to the White House. The belief among Trump's inner circle is that James is a rising political superstar, and the U.N. post could provide him with a pathway into elected office. White House officials also confirmed to Fox News that James is under consideration.
  • Ilhan Omar’s Big Lie [facts mess up her attack on Reagan administration]

    02/19/2019 4:06:17 PM PST · by SJackson · 8 replies
    National Review ^ | February 18, 2019 | Rich Lowry
    The Left distorts what happened in El Salvador in the 1980s. In a viral exchange at a congressional hearing last week, the new congresswoman from Minnesota, Ilhan Omar, who is quickly establishing herself as the most reprehensible member of the House Democratic freshman class despite stiff competition, launched into Elliott Abrams. She accused the former Reagan official and Trump’s special envoy to Venezuela of being complicit in war crimes. “Yes or no,” she demanded, “would you support an armed faction within Venezuela that engages in war crimes, crimes against humanity or genocide, if you believe they were serving U.S. interest,...
  • Bernie Sanders And Joe Biden Both Just Got Some Good News (Old White Dudes 2, Young Progressives 0)

    02/17/2019 5:29:15 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/17/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    We’ve had some conflicting headlines this week when it comes to the 2020 Democratic nomination race. One of the more excitable notes from The Hill indicates that Kamala Harris has seen a “notable rise” in the polls since announcing her candidacy. That may be true, but the notable rise in question still only puts her at around 13%. In the meantime, two men who haven’t even decided if they want to run are still lapping the rest of the field. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) are the most popular potential Democratic presidential candidates, but...
  • Bernie Sanders Privately Supported Ilhan Omar During Her Anti-Semitic Controversy

    02/15/2019 2:24:52 PM PST · by detective · 23 replies
    Lifezette ^ | February 14, 2019
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) privately reached out to Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) despite the congresswoman’s getting hit from both sides of the political aisle for a series of anti-Semitic messages. Sanders, who is Jewish, reportedly spoke with Omar as she battles through a controversy that has included references to Israel as “evil,” comparisons of Israel to Iran, repeated anti-Semitic tropes, and support of the anti-Semitic BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement. It has even progressed to badgering a Jewish diplomat.
  • Bernie Sanders on Muslim Rep. Omar’s anti-Semitic tweets: “stand by our Muslim brothers and sisters”

    02/15/2019 1:52:11 PM PST · by detective · 55 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | Feb 14, 2019 | Robert Spencer
    shortened title. Full title: Bernie Sanders on Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar’s anti-Semitic tweets: “We will stand by our Muslim brothers and sisters” Questions for Bernie: 1. Yes, but will they stand by you, when the chips are down? Remember the Communist Tudeh Party in Iran, which supported Khomeini and the Islamic Revolution, only to be banned and persecuted by the Khomeini regime. 2. If a first-term Jewish Congresswoman had posted a series of tweets criticizing jihad mass murder and Sharia oppression of women, gays, and others, how many seconds would it have taken you to withdraw your support from her...
  • Demand Answers From Ilhar Omar

    02/19/2019 9:29:26 AM PST · by knarf · 15 replies
    WarriorCode ^ | OAN WarriorCode
    We will regret not working harder, or not paying closer attention to who is running for office and what might result from their election
  • Liberals banking on AOC 2.0 scramble for Mark Kelly alternative in Arizona

    02/18/2019 4:17:32 PM PST · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 18, 2019 | Seth McLaughlin
    When former astronaut Mark Kelly said last week he would run as a Democrat to try to unseat a sitting Republican U.S. senator in Arizona, the news sent liberal activists scrambling to try to come up with a candidate of their own. Left-wing groups urged Rep. Ruben Gallego, a vocal member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, to join the race to give liberals a more palatable option as they prepare for 2020. Across the country, those same liberal groups are eyeing next year’s elections with anticipation, hoping to prove that stunning primary season upsets in 2018, such as freshman Rep....
  • Farrakhan tells 'sweetheart' Rep. Omar not to apologize for Israel comments

    02/18/2019 3:03:02 PM PST · by ETL · 34 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Feb 18, 2019 | Samuel Chamberlain | Fox News
    Notorious Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan defended Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., for implying on Twitter last week that the pro-Israel lobbying group AIPAC compensated lawmakers in exchange for supporting the Jewish state. In remarks at the NOI's annual Saviours' Day celebration Sunday at Chicago's United Center, Farrakhan condemned lawmakers who pressed Omar to apologize in the wake of her remarks. ..." Omar tweeted on Feb. 10 that congressional support of Israel was "all about the Benjamins, baby," a reference to a 1997 rap song by Puff Daddy. When Batya Ungar-Sargon, the opinion editor of The Forward newspaper, asked Omar who...
  • In Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar’s district, “Taliban” and other gangs run wild,

    02/18/2019 4:28:37 PM PST · by robowombat · 35 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | FEB 17, 2019 11:00 AM | ROBERT SPENCER
    In Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar’s district, “Taliban” and other gangs run wild, Somali Muslims don’t talk to police They don’t talk to the police because they don’t trust them, because the police are not Muslims. The Qur’an teaches that Muslims are “the best of people” (3:110) and non-Muslims are “the most vile of created beings” (98:6). But no one will admit that is the cause, and so the police keep trying “outreach” programs to win them over. The result? Disasters such as the police career of Mohamed Noor. “Back in Omar’s district, police deal with gangs, relations with tight-lipped Somali...
  • Ilhan Omar Swings and Misses

    02/18/2019 4:09:08 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 6 replies
    Medium ^ | February 14th 2019 | James Slate
    Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) and U.S. special envoy to Venezuela Elliott Abrams got into a fiery exchange on Wednesday that began with her wondering why anything he said could be considered credible after his role in the Iran-Contra scandal. One reason people can get away with taking cheap shots at Elliott Abrams is because there arenÂ’t a dozen people in DC, and zero reporters, who know a thing about US policy in Latin America in the 1980's. LetÂ’s decipher what Ms. Omar said: She went on to recount his 1982 congressional testimony about U.S. policy toward El Salvador, where...
  • Nadler (D) Suggests a Dem President Can Seize Guns After Trump’s National Emergency Precedent

    02/18/2019 3:55:36 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 201 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | Feb 16, 2018 | Cameron Cawthorne
    Rep. Jerry Nadler (D., N.Y.) on Friday suggested a future Democratic president could confiscate citizens' guns based on the precedent of President Donald Trump's national emergency announcement regarding the border wall. Nadler, the new chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, appeared on CNN's "Cuomo Prime Time" to discuss Trump's announcement earlier in the morning. Trump declared it "necessary" to build the wall on the southern border. Host Chris Cuomo asked Nadler if enough Republicans would come out against Trump, prompting him to say, "I think so" and that he believes Republicans are terrified of unintended consequences. He speculated about other...