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  • San Francisco’s Quality-of-Life Toll: The high cost of low-level crime in the City by the Bay.

    05/20/2019 7:35:42 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    City Journal ^ | May 19, 2019 | Erica Sandberg
    San Francisco is the nation’s leader in property crime. Burglary, larceny, shoplifting, and vandalism are included under this ugly umbrella. The rate of car break-ins is particularly striking: in 2017 over 30,000 reports were filed, and the current average is 51 per day. Other low-level offenses, including drug dealing, street harassment, encampments, indecent exposure, public intoxication, simple assault, and disorderly conduct are also rampant. Many in law enforcement blame the crime wave on Proposition 47, which in 2014 downgraded possession of illegal narcotics for personal use and theft of anything under $950 in value from felonies to misdemeanors. Anti-incarceration advocates...
  • Why Suburban Women Deserve The Truth Even If The Left Denies Them The Access

    05/20/2019 3:35:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | May 20, 2019 | Kevin McCullough
    This past week I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time finding myself in discussions about “suburban women” and 2020.My bride, a broadcaster I consult, angry feminists on Twitter, journalists from three separate but significant publications, and contributors to my show all somehow snagged me into giving opinions about the specific demographic.That surprised me somewhat.Surprised me on two levels. That it’s such an “urgent” discussion now.That I hadn’t looked at the data better before now. So I’ve done a lot more of the latter. Turns out it’s a somewhat fascinating demographic.Suburban women aren’t really considered suburban. Oh many of them are,...
  • New York, California get 'aggressive' when residents try to flee high taxes

    05/16/2019 1:08:03 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 68 replies
    Fox Business News ^ | 5/15/2019 | Brittany De Lea
    As an increasing number of residents are looking to leave high-tax Opens a New Window. states, such as California and New York, some of these state and local governments Opens a New Window. are not making the process easy. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act introduced a number of reforms, including a $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions, which have caused Americans to look into establishing legal primary residences in states where they can limit their liabilities. But some states give taxpayers a hard time when they are trying to change their domicile – thereby establishing their permanent...
  • Liberals attack Biden, seeking to blunt his momentum

    05/07/2019 4:48:53 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/07/19 | Amie Parnes
    Progressives are taking shots at Joe Biden, seeking to blunt the former vice president’s rise in polls by arguing he is too conservative to be the party's presidential nominee. The criticism has come from rivals to Biden on the campaign trail as well as liberal groups seeking to put a dent into his poll numbers. They are casting Biden as an establishment figure out of touch with the grass roots of his party, highlighting his work on a Clinton-era crime bill and the Iraq War, among other issues. The criticism suggests some angst on the part of progressives, who fear...
  • George Washington mural 'traumatizes' San Fran students; high school may remove art

    05/02/2019 11:23:05 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 96 replies
    Washington Times ^ | May 2, 2019 | By Douglas Ernst
    A San Francisco school district may remove an 83-year-old mural of President George Washington from, ironically, George Washington High School because it “traumatizes students and community members.” The work of artist Victor Arnautoff, a communist, may no longer be progressive enough for “Fog City.” His 13 panels for the high school, created in 1936, have been deemed problematic by the San Francisco Unified School District. Officials say some the artist’s historical depictions are offensive to Native Americans and blacks. Laura Dudnick, a spokeswoman for the district, told educational watchdog the College Fix via email Thursday that Mr. Arnautoff’s work was...
  • Ohio woman arrested for the 3rd time in six months (who does this to their face and body?)

    04/26/2019 9:58:46 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 109 replies
    WSVN News ^ | 4/26/2019
    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ohio (WSVN) — An Ohio woman has been arrested for the third time in just six months. According to Fox 8, 27-year-old Alyssa Zebrasky was arrested on an out-of-county warrant, Tuesday. Zebrasky is no stranger to the law. She was arrested in December after she was accused of shoplifting and drug possession. During that arrest, officers discovered that she had a warrant for failing to appear on a separate charge in another city.
  • BREAKING: Brinks Robbery Driver Judith Clark Granted Parole

    04/17/2019 2:48:22 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 52 replies
    Judith Clark, the getaway driver in a deadly Brinks truck robbery has been paroled. New York State Parole Board: “After 38 years in prison and six months shy of her 70th birthday, Judith Clark was granted parole today by the State Parole Board.” NY TIMES ARTICLE Statement from County Executive Day Regarding Parole of Judith Clark “Today’s ruling by the parole board is a cruel and unjust slap in the face to the families of Sergeant Edward O’Grady, Officer Waverly “Chipper” Brown and Brinks guard Peter Paige. This perversion of justice is a sad continuation of the deadly assault on...
  • Marie Newman Officially Jumps in Democratic Primary Against Representative Dan Lipinski

    04/16/2019 10:05:02 AM PDT · by PBRCat · 12 replies
    The Chicago Sun-Times ^ | April 16, 2019 | Lynn Sweet
    Democrat Marie Newman, after spending several months exploring a rematch against Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., on Tuesday made it official and said she would run again for the seat, setting up the biggest Chicago-area congressional 2020 primary. The 3rd Congressional District race comes in what may well be a different political climate, with Newman’s progressive wing of the party gaining strength. At the same time, the House political operation, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, led by Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., is committed to supporting incumbents, a policy some activist freshmen Democrats oppose. […]
  • Cher Suddenly Doesn’t Support Mass Immigration After Trump’s ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Threat

    04/14/2019 5:18:42 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 57 replies
    Summit News ^ | 4/14/2019 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Pop icon has a dramatic change of heart. Pop icon Cher has suddenly had a dramatic change of heart on mass immigration after President Trump threatened to dump illegals in the “sanctuary city” where she lives. Imagine my shock. On Friday, Trump said his administration was considering the idea of releasing immigrants into sanctuary cities, partly in retaliation to Democrats’ support for open borders. Previously, Cher had demanded, “Anyone who can must take a dreamer in2 their home & protect them!! I’m ready 2 do this & others in my business will do the same!! Sanctuary.” View image on Twitter...
  • Rep. Ilhan Omar Claims America Was “Founded By Genocide”

    04/12/2019 8:12:06 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 104 replies
    The Federalist Papers ^ | 4/11/2019 | Calvin Custis
    Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) claims that America was “founded by genocide,” according to recently unearthed tweets. “We must confront that our nation was founded by genocide and we maintain global power through neocolonialism,” Omar said in a 2017 tweet. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., wrote in 2017 that America was founded by genocide and our foreign policy smacks of “neocolonialism.” “We must confront that our nation was founded by genocide and we maintain global power through neocolonialism,” Omar said in a tweet linking a Time article titled “Unity Will Take Generations” she wrote about the August 2017 white supremacist rally Charlottesville,...
  • DNC Primary Race Should Be Called The Who Hates Trump Most Contest

    04/09/2019 8:29:50 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 28 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/09/17 | Judi McLeod
    Besides hating President Trump, what do you stand for? According to holier-than-thou, sanctimonious Progressives and their protester surrogates, President Trump’s a “white nationalist”, a “misogynist”, a “homophobe”, an “Islamophobe,” a “patriarch of privilege”. We can add to the same old, same old tiresome list, and a most convenient how to get elected or reelected ‘FillI-in-the blank” space. Filling in the Blank Trump descriptions are exactly what the Progs have been doing since 2016, making things up as they mosey along.
  • All the Progressive Plotters

    04/08/2019 9:42:37 AM PDT · by billorites · 15 replies
    Journal of American Greatness ^ | April 7, 2019 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Right after the 2016 election, Green Party candidate Jill Stein—cheered on by Hillary Clinton dead-enders—sued in three states to recount votes and thereby overturn Donald Trump’s victory in the Electoral College. Before the quixotic effort imploded, Stein was praised as an iconic progressive social justice warrior who might stop the hated Trump from even entering the White House. When that did not work, B-list Hollywood celebrities mobilized, with television and radio commercials, to shame electors in Trump-won states into not voting for the president-elect during the official Electoral College balloting in December 2016. Their idea was that select morally superior...
  • With Mueller Hopes Gone, So Goes Progressive Unity

    04/04/2019 4:39:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | April 4, 2019 | Victor Davis Hanson
    The Democratic Party has lots of radical new ideas, and lots of radical presidential candidates and politicos. But the common hatred of President Donald Trump has united otherwise quite disparate Democratic leaders such as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.); former Vice President Joe Biden; Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.); and Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). These diverse progressive politicians all shared faith in special counsel Robert Mueller and his "dream team." They believed over the last two years that the Mueller investigation was slowly grinding down Trump. T-shirts...
  • Socialism: The elite and the rubes

    04/03/2019 10:35:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies ^ | 4/3/2019 | Earick Ward
    For a century, the socialist movement has been content to advance their ideology through the cover of darkness and deceit — reforming education, infiltrating Hollywood and the news media, and stretching their tentacles throughout state and federal government agencies. As Norman Thomas famously stated: The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism. But, under the name of 'liberalism,' they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program, until one day America will be a socialist nation, without knowing how it happened. Today, socialists seem confident enough in their reach to come out from the cover of darkness to proudly proclaim...
  • Our Revolution: Marxist Trojan Horse Inside The Democratic Party

    03/26/2019 7:41:57 AM PDT · by gattaca · 20 replies
    New Zeal ^ | January 29, 2019 | Trevor Loudon
    In the 2018 election cycle, a Marxist-led organization claiming more than 100,000 members in 50 states helped elect one U.S. senator, 10 members of Congress, around 70 state, county, and municipal officials, and contributed to the victory of more than 20 left-wing state and county ballot measures. Our Revolution, the vehicle organized in 2016 to carry on the Bernie Sanders movement, endorsed several hundred candidates and ballot measures. Most fell short of victory, but six new leftist members of Congress, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), and a slew of socialist state representatives, county commissioners, and school board...
  • Why Socialism ALWAYS FAILS: Political Iatrogenics & Causal Opacity

    03/22/2019 4:52:12 PM PDT · by Thalean · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 22, 2019 | Spencer P Morrison
    "…We wonder—and some Hunter may express Wonder like ours, when thro’ the wilderness Where London stood, holding the Wolf in chase, He meets some fragment huge, and stops to guess What powerful but unrecorded race Once dwelt in that annihilated place." Published in 1818, Horace Smith’s “Ozymandias” imagines a London long-since abandoned—the English civilization is gone. Collapsed. The city is a new Rome. A half-forgotten memory like Babylon. Troy. Perhaps this is London’s destiny—perhaps it’s ours too. After all, many of America’s greatest cities are decaying before our very eyes. Consider Detroit. Its population plummeted by 63 percent since 1950,...
  • Progressives Desire to Kill the King by Impeaching Trump

    03/19/2019 6:34:47 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/19/19 | Dennis Jamison
    Donald Trump is the personification of all that the Socialists/Commuinists hate Last week Nancy Pelosi (D-CA),made a statement in an interview with the Washington Post that impeaching President Donald Trump was “not worth it…” For intelligent people who do not buy into the mainstream media’s non-stop barrage of attacks against the president, it seemed an idiotic statement. Anyone who understands how the process of impeachment works also understands there are not enough votes anyway to move to convict Trump of something that would qualify as “impeachable.” Certainly, since the 2016 election the “Democrat” Party has attempted to manufacture some type...
  • MASSACHUSETTS COUNTY RANKS AS AMERICA'S MOST INTOLERANT 95% of residents identify as ... Democrats

    03/17/2019 8:16:28 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 48 replies
    WND ^ | March 17, 2019 | Unattributed
    A new study reveals the most intolerant county in America is not Rabun County in northeastern Georgia, where the film “Deliverance” was shot. “Nor was it Albany County, Wyoming, where Matthew Shepard was killed. And it was not Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, where Emmett Till was lynched more than a half-century ago,” explained a report by the Foundation for Economic Education. It’s Suffolk County, Massachusetts, and its mostly white population of just under 800,000 that includes the heart of the Boston-Cambridge-Newton region. “Politically, Suffolk County is about as progressive as America gets. The county’s three congressional districts – the 5th, 7th,...
  • The Cult-like Psychology of the Progressive Movement

    03/04/2019 2:24:28 PM PST · by jazusamo · 26 replies ^ | March 4, 2019 | Sheriff David Clarke (Ret.)
    The non-stop push by the American left to dismantle existing American time-honored and time-tested institutions is how they will force socialism and central control on the American people. They’ll continue to destroy the bedrock institutions of Western culture, such as religion, schools, family, capitalism, businesses, law and order, the Constitution including the First and Second Amendment, and the rule of law. When those pushing back surrender at the ballot box, the scales will tip, and the left will achieve their ultimate plan to destroy America. Has anybody noticed the ideology of the Progressive movement has significant similarities to the psychology...
  • The Democratic Party is getting less white, more educated -- and significantly more liberal

    02/21/2019 11:46:06 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 55 replies
    CNN ^ | February 21, 2019 | by Grace Sparks
    The early days of the 2020 presidential primary have shown the Democratic Party is in flux and having a robust debate about what its future will look like. And while that debate is centered on progressive policies like "Medicare-for-all," the Green New Deal and how much to tax the rich, it's being fueled by shifting demographics within the party. New research from Gallup released Tuesday reveals the party is getting less white, more educated, less religious and progressively more liberal since 2001. Notably, the party's liberal shift is mostly driven by white Democrats, while nonwhite Democrats make up a larger...