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  • Believe It Or Not, The Amazon Pullout Wasn’t Even The Worst Economic News For NY Dems This Week

    02/17/2019 5:26:38 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 75 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/17/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    New York State managed to draw significant national media attention this week when Amazon decided to cancel its plan to open a new HQ in Queens. AOC, who apparently now runs the Democratic Party, immediately declared victory, having ensured that a caravan of tens of thousands of new, well-paying jobs wouldn’t invade the area. But as difficult as it may be to believe, that wasn’t the worst economic news New Yorkers had to face.The less reported story had to do with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan to save the upstate region by investing in “green technology” companies, presumably also bringing...
  • Ocasio-Cortez Slams The 'Racial Injustice' Of The Cannabis Business As White Men Profit

    02/16/2019 10:51:18 AM PST · by Mariner · 155 replies
    Huffpost iva Yahoo ^ | February 16th, 2019 | Mary Papenfuss
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) earned praise from “drug justice” advocates after criticizing a growing marijuana legalization and business model that is paving the way for white male investors to reap major profits after minorities spent decades in prisons for selling pot. She made her comments during a House Financial Services subcommittee hearing this week on banking services for the burgeoning cannabis industry as more states legalize the sale and use of marijuana. She suggested the growing industry was “compounding the racial wealth gap” by allowing wealthy white-dominated companies to gain a quick advantage in the industry. She complained that communities...
  • Bill Weld: The Worst Possible Primary Challenger To Take On Trump?

    02/16/2019 1:43:00 PM PST · by TBP · 29 replies
    Inside Sources ^ | February 14, 2019 | Michael Graham
    If you’re a 2020 GOP primary voter who’s been holding out for a pro-abortion, pro-amnesty liberal who endorsed Barack Obama, praised Hillary Clinton and compared Donald Trump to the Nazis — Bill Weld’s your man! And if you’re Donald Trump, concerned that a primary challenge could cripple your re-election bid the same way it did for George H. W. Bush or Jimmy Carter, former Governor Weld really is your man. He’s the ideal candidate for Trump to run against. Weld, the Libertarian Party nominee for vice president in 2016, will be speaking at the Politics and Eggs breakfast in Bedford,...
  • Beto O'Rourke says he would 'absolutely' tear down Trump's wall,...

    Beto O'Rourke says he would 'absolutely' tear down Trump's wall, along with 600 miles of existing barriers at the US-Mexico border Beto O'Rourke denounced President Trump's proposed border wall in an interview Thursday after Congress passed a spending bill allocating $1.4B for it The former congressman from El Paso said: 'Absolutely, I'd take the wall down' He asserted that the 600 miles of barriers currently at the border haven't made America safer, but have led to the deaths of 4,000 migrants 'We have walled off their opportunity to legally petition for asylum' O'Rourke said Beto O'Rourke said that he would...
  • Inside Kushner’s Budget Bill, Part 1: Amnesty for Illegals With ‘Unaccompanied Minors’

    02/14/2019 8:51:06 AM PST · by george76 · 17 replies
    Big League Politics. ^ | Feb 14, 2019 | Peter D'Abrosca
    In the early hours of the morning, Congress delivered an absolute dud of a spending bill in order to keep the largely-useless federal government open at the expense of people who fund it. As noted by Jessica Vaughan of the Center for Immigration Studies, the bill will hamper the ability for the Department of Homeland Security, and thus Immigration and Customs Enforcement, to remove illegal aliens from the United States. “None of the funds provided by this Act… may be used by the Secretary of Homeland Security to place in detention, remove, refer for a decision whether to initiate removal...
  • Why Howard Schultz could go Libertarian

    02/12/2019 6:19:07 AM PST · by deplorableindc · 34 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Feb. 12, 2019
    Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz may be able to avoid a 50-state scramble for presidential ballot access by seeking the Libertarian Party’s support. Members of the large national third party, which took more than 3 percent of the vote in 2016, are intrigued by Schultz and might be willing to give him the party nomination in 2020, meaning he would not have to gather hundreds of thousands of signatures as an independent. Schultz has branded himself a “centrist independent” as he teases a potential challenge to President Trump. But he has Libertarians swooning over his concern about the national debt...
  • Democrats and Open Borders: The Budget Is the Policy

    02/11/2019 10:54:30 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 3 replies
    National Review ^ | February 11, 2019 | Mark Krikorian
    The Democratic leadership may be trying to keep its distance from the hard Left’s comically absurd Green New Deal, but it has embraced the “Abolish ICE” agenda. The Washington Post report that Rich linked to makes clear that the Democratic budget negotiators, while shying away from simply guillotining the agency immediately, as their party’s Jacobins have demanded, have simply adopted a different approach to the same goal — starving ICE’s immigration-enforcement functions. Wall funding hasn’t even been a major issue in the ongoing talks because, as the Post put it, the “White House had begun to signal flexibility on that...
  • VANITY: The democrats are openly declaring war on God, life, family, country, freedom!

    02/09/2019 11:15:40 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 56 replies
    Feb 9, 2018 | by Jim Robinson
    Are there any pro-America, pro-freedom democrats left? Everywhere I look I see democrats raving about full out socialism and open borders. With this coming election, looks like they're preparing for full frontal attacks on American sovereignty, capitalism, coal gas & oil, manufacturing & industry, our Judeo-Christianity heritage and freedom itself. It appears the democrats smell blood in the water and feel they've brainwashed enough fools and smuggled in enough alien voters and have perfected fraud and ballot harvesting to the point that they can win any election, so are pulling out all the stops. Capitalism-killing "Green" New Deals, open-borders, full...
  • How Did The Existence Of The Roman Empire Help The Spread Of Christianity

    02/09/2019 2:00:29 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 15 replies
    Patheos ^ | 2016 | Jack Wellman
    Did the Roman Empire help to spread Christianity, and if so, in what ways? Pax Romana During the times of Christ and the Apostles, the Roman Empire was the dominant world power and they subjugated all nations which they conquered, but they also allowed them certain freedoms, like the freedom to worship in their own way. The mighty empire brought a domineering power to the world, but it also brought a peace that the world had not known for some time. It was called “Pax Romana,” which is Latin for Roman Peace and so the Romans brought a state of...
  • 15 UK Christian churches get threatening letters warning them to stop ALL services (trunc)

    01/30/2019 11:00:39 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 26 replies
    Israel Wire ^ | 1/29/19 | Robert Spencer
    FULL TITLE: 15 UK Christian churches get threatening letters warning them to stop ALL services, or they will face Islamic bombings and stabbings Islamic law forbids Christians to make public display of their religion. Could that ha “‘Petrol bomb’ threats sent to churches and supermarkets,” BBC, January 16, 2019 (thanks to David): More than a dozen churches have been sent “threatening letters” bearing a West Midlands postmark, with one letter warning of a petrol bomb attack. West Midlands Police is investigating and said churches and supermarkets in the region and further afield had been targeted “over a period of months”....
  • Message to Democrats: February 15 Is Coming!

    01/27/2019 8:15:28 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/27/19 | Judi McLeod
    Meantime for all of the disheartened, there are good reasons not to join the Democrats in their Open Borders death dance welcoming the end of a safe from drug and human trafficking America. According to the Black Caucus, Democrat House Leader Nancy Pelosi, who so arrogantly cancelled Tuesday’s scheduled State of the Union Address, should make the SOTU herself since she’s “running the country”. Before Pelosi goes running off to find Tony Bennett to lend his iconic voice to the historic event, or insists on a front row seat for her pal George Lucas, the Black Caucus should take a...
  • Merkel: EU States Must Prepare to Hand National Sovereignty over to Brussels

    11/24/2018 2:43:19 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 80 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Virginia Hale
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that European Union (EU) member states must be prepared to transfer powers over to Brussels at a debate on the ‘tensions’ between globalisation and national sovereignty. “Nation states must today be prepared to give up their sovereignty,” Merkel said, speaking at an event organised by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Berlin on Wednesday. “In an orderly fashion of course,” Merkel said, explaining that — while Germany had given up some of its sovereignty in order to join the EU, national parliaments were in charge of deciding whether to sign up to international treaties. Trust...
  • Bush calls for end to shutdown, delivers pizza to Secret Service

    01/18/2019 3:21:53 PM PST · by rintintin · 119 replies
    The Hill ^ | Jan 18 2019
    Former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura Bush, delivered pizzas to Secret Service members on Friday, calling for lawmakers "on both sides" to end the ongoing partial government shutdown.
  • Border rancher: 'We’ve found prayer rugs out here. It’s unreal'....

    01/16/2019 8:29:15 PM PST · by caww · 19 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 1/15/2019 | Anna Giaritelli
    A New Mexico rancher speaks with the Washington Examiner about migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally... "There’s a lot of people coming in not just from Mexico," the rancher said. "People, the general public, just don’t get the terrorist threats of that. That’s what’s really scary. You don’t know what’s coming across. We’ve found prayer rugs out here. It’s unreal. It’s not just Mexican nationals that are coming across." The rancher, who lives with her family in a remote, southwestern part of the state, said the discoveries raise questions about how many people who illegally entered the U.S. in Hidalgo...
  • Pelosi, Schumer don’t have a script for their Trump rebuttal

    01/08/2019 2:24:24 PM PST · by conservative98 · 65 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 8, 2019 | 4:06pm | Bob Fredericks
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Chuck Schumer don’t have a script for their rebuttal to President Trump’s prime-time speech on border security Tuesday — because they’re unsure what the unpredictable commander-in-chief plans to say. “Both Pelosi and Schumer know their foundational argument but will firm up their rebuttal in real time because of uncertainty surrounding where President Trump may lead the American people,” a source close to the preparations told The Post.
  • 'Danger Dyslexia': Toy Guns are Dangerous, Open Borders Are Not

    01/07/2019 10:24:41 AM PST · by rktman · 19 replies ^ | 1/7/2019 | karen Kataline
    For the third year in a row, Hempstead, New York sponsored a "Toy Gun Buyback” that encouraged kids to give up their toy guns in exchange for toys which Leftists deem to be “safer.” In the spirit of equality some children were given a toy gun so they could trade it in for a “safe” toy. Hempstead Village Trustee LaMont Johnson said, “The purpose is to offer a safe alternative to toy guns. We don't want the kids playing with guns. Guns are dangerous.” Mayor Don Ryan of Hempstead Village agreed, “Saying no to guns is important, even toy guns.”
  • Pelosi Says Building Border Wall Immoral [semi-satire]

    01/06/2019 10:06:29 AM PST · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 6 Jan 2019 | John Semmens
    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) stood by her pledge to “not appropriate a single dollar for a border wall” contending that “building such a wall would be immoral.” “Look, building an impermeable barrier would block the natural migration patterns of the herds of immigrants and the predators that depend upon them for their sustenance,” the Speaker said. “The more hospitable conditions on the American side benefit both the predators and their prey. The prey can qualify for numerous government payments that will enable them to support more offspring. The monetary stipends increase the rewards for predators who rob...
  • Sweden invests big in sentencing people who criticise migration: Convictions increase tenfold

    01/03/2019 5:55:45 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 39 replies
    Head of online hate speech monitoring group “Näthatsgranskaren” Tomas Ĺberg receives tax funds for mass reporting pensioners and others who write critically about migration on Facebook. And now he claims that his reports to the police have resulted in almost 150 hate speech convictions. “1,218 police reports 2017-2018. 144 hate speech sentences, from 214 notifications. Many are waiting for prosecution!”, writes “Näthatsgranskaren” (The Online Hate Speech Monitor) on Twitter. The group also states that its state-financed operations have led to a tenfold increase in the number of hate speech convictions in Sweden, reports Fria Tider.
  • Outgoing White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly defends his rocky tenure

    12/30/2018 5:36:31 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 99 replies
    LA Times ^ | Dec. 30, 2018 | MOLLY O'TOOLE
    [snip] ...he presided over some of the Trump administration’s most controversial immigration and security policies. In the phone interview Friday, Kelly defended his rocky tenure, arguing that it is best measured by what the president did not do when Kelly was at his side. It was only after Kelly’s departure was confirmed Dec. 8, for example, that Trump abruptly announced the pullout of all U.S. troops from Syria and half the 14,000 troops from Afghanistan, two moves that Kelly had opposed. Kelly’s supporters say he stepped in to block or divert the president on dozens of matters large and small....
  • How Compassionate Is the Democrats' Open-Borders Policy?

    12/28/2018 9:38:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | December 28, 2018 | David Limbaugh
    People are having fun lampooning Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's selective exploitation of Scripture to support the Democrats' advocacy of open borders, but let's not allow this mirth to distract us from larger questions. The incoming congresswoman tweeted: "Joy to the World! Merry Christmas everyone -- here's to a holiday filled with happiness, family, and love for all people. (Including refugee babies in mangers + their parents.)" Let's put aside that Ocasio-Cortez is conflating the Nativity story described in Luke's Gospel, in which Mary and Joseph went to Bethlehem to register for the Roman census, with Matthew's description of the couple's fleeing to...