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  • Trump Gores a Sacred Cow, and Liberals Lament

    01/18/2017 5:22:18 AM PST · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 18, 2017 | Daniel L. Mallock
    The great Broom of Time recently swept away another failed ideology and political movement. On the 20th of January, the dustbin of history will slam shut on the Utopian American Progressive Left. Followers, leaders, and philosophers of this dangerous and failed global movement will not go quietly, however; ideas die hard, and ideologies, movements, and political theories do not simply disappear overnight. Inauguration Day 2017 will mark perhaps the greatest political and cultural shift in American history as the Utopians of the Progressive Left kick and scream, wail and whine as they shuffle off into forced retirement and irrelevance. Perhaps...
  • Prediction: Goodbye Democracy, Hello Technocracy

    01/10/2017 12:39:30 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/10/17 | Patrick Wood
    A tectonic-level battle could soon take place over the fundamental structure of America, and hardly anyone sees it coming. Nevertheless, I am making a bold prediction for 2017. With the Democrat party seemingly in total upheaval after the 2016 Presidential election, it boggles the mind at how fast political fortunes can change these days. Democrats, liberals, leftist and progressives have arguably realized that the current system of things political has become impenetrable to them, and that they will not move forward by gaming the existing political machinery any longer.
  • Marvel’s ‘Captain America’ parodies campus SJWs, but with company’s history fans can’t tell

    01/07/2017 7:41:21 AM PST · by Hube · 4 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 1/7/2017 | Dave Huber
    The latest issue of Marvel Comics’ Captain America: Sam Wilson features writer Nick Spencer taking jabs at campus social justice warriors (SJWs). Which seems quite, well, odd given Spencer’s far-left politics and hatred for all things conservative/Republican. As confirmation, readers and fans on Twitter and elsewhere couldn’t figure out whether to take the writer’s latest creation, the “Bombshells,” seriously or not. The Bombshells show up at a college to thwart an appearance by what Heat Street’s Ian Miles Cheong calls an amalgam of right-wing provocateurs Lauren Southern and Milo Yiannopoulos (although the woman’s name is Ariella Conner which indicates to...
  • Liberals Awake from 8-Year Moral Coma

    01/07/2017 5:40:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 56 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 7, 2016 | Jeffrey T. Brown
    For eight years, the voices of what passes for morality on the left were utterly silent as the values of generations of Americans were flushed down the drain. Those Americans whose desires, experiences and values differed from the leftist elite were treated as worthless garbage, no longer necessary to the imminent liberal utopia, except as a source of revenue. Christianity was treated like a virus to be extinguished, or revised and controlled to accommodate leftist ideology. Speech that offended the shameless was branded as hateful, and those daring to openly object to the onslaught of vice and immorality were falsely...
  • Spicer: Trump has his Own Intel; Obama Adminstration Reports Not 'Gospel'

    01/02/2017 2:09:28 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 2, 2017
    Donald Trump and his team sharpened the divide with the Obama administration on whether Russia executed the cyber-attacks on the White House race and suggested this team might have the better intelligence. “Rushing to judgement on stuff like this is not in anybody’s best interest,” incoming WH Communication Director Sean Spicer said....”Spicer argued that President-elect Trump is not disputing statements from U.S. intelligence officers, just waiting for a final report due later this week that could offer more conclusive evidence... Several U.S. intelligence agencies have said Russia was behind the hacking ... President Obama last week punished Russia for the...
  • Liberal Struggle Against Reality (Walter Williams)

    01/02/2017 1:42:13 PM PST · by jazusamo · 37 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | January 4, 2017 | Walter E. Williams
    We will never understand liberals and progressives until we recognize that they often see reality as a social construct subject to being challenged and changed. For example, throughout the world, boys and girls have different toy preferences. Typically, boys like to play with cars and trucks, whereas girls prefer dolls. Liberals explain this with the assertion that boys and girls are socialized and encouraged to play with different types of toys by their parents, peers and "society." Growing scientific evidence suggests that toy preferences have a biological origin. Even studies of male and female primates find that they exhibit similar...
  • What if the Bureau of Land Management were its own country?

    12/29/2016 10:00:33 AM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 17 replies
    Have you ever heard "what if Texas were its own country" or "what if California", etc.... Here we go. If Alaska were it's own country, because of its size and land mass it would rank 33rd among all of the world's nations. If Texas were it's own country, because of its size and land mass it would rank 40th among all of the world's nations. If California were it's own country, because of its size and land mass it would rank 59th among all of the world's nations. But what of the BLM - the Bureau of Land Management, an...
  • Some New Year’s Resolutions for Our Progressive Pals

    12/29/2016 5:27:37 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 29, 2016 | Kurt Schlichter
    The year 2016 was a great one for our progressive friends – except for that whole utter repudiation unpleasantness of last November. Now, as a concerned conservative friend eager to help, let me offer you some New Year's resolutions that will keep you on the path to success. The bottom line: stay the course!Keep Reaffirming the Racism/Sexism/Homophobia and Other Moral Failings of Everyone Who Doesn't Obey the Rigid Yet Constantly Mutating Laws of Political Correctness: It's vital that you continue, at every turn, to label normal Americans "racists," “sexists” and all the other “-ists” and “-phobes” in your Big Book...
  • Who are the ‘clingers’ now?

    12/28/2016 11:11:19 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/28/16 | Klaus Rohrich
    Yet for some inexplicable reason the progressives are turning into ‘bitter clingers.’ Looks good on them It’s interesting to note that the majority of my friends find President-Elect Donald Trump offensive. Over the Christmas Season I was asked numerous times by friends and acquaintances what I thought about Donald Trump. I knew up front that these were set-up questions to force me to defend someone they thought morally, ethically and intellectually wanting. And I took a good run at them in efforts to explain the concept of ‘creative destruction,’ an idea initially conceived by Joseph Schumpeter in 1942, that postulates...
  • Progressivism as a mental illness

    12/28/2016 2:47:23 AM PST · by expat_panama · 21 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | December 28, 2016 | Charles Battig
    As we ponder the temper tantrums by current progressives and offer analyses of the driving force behind blatantly bad behavior, we might consider the studies by psychiatrist Lyle Rossiter, M.D. in his 2011 book, The Liberal Mind: The Psychological Causes of Political Madness. His website offers a synopsis of his clinical findings, which include: 1. The laws and moral codes--the rules--that properly govern human conduct arise from, and must be compatible with, the biological, psychological. and social nature of man. 2. The liberal agenda's Modern Parental State violates all of the rules that make ordered liberty possible. 3. The modern...
  • Dressed to Kill in New York

    12/26/2016 5:58:57 AM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 26, 2016 | Paul Gottfried
    My wife subscribes to a magazine, the very sight of which turns my stomach. She believes that it’s beneficial to have this reading matter around so we can know how the “non-deplorables” think. But as a retired college professor, I know whatever is to be known on this subject. The unpalatable piece of mail that arrives to my disgust each month is called New York, and it is cram full of PC clichés. The lead tirade is usually from Jonathan Chait, who lately has been railing against the plutocrat and Putin-look-alike who is about to enter the White House. Chait...
  • "YOU" Made "US" stand up and be counted

    12/20/2016 8:51:04 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 12/20/16 | Paul Genova
    I haven't said too much about this election since the results....but this is how I feel.... I'm noticing that a lot of "YOU" aren't graciously accepting the fact that your candidate lost. In fact you seem to be posting even more hateful things about those who voted for Trump. Some of you are apparently "triggered" because you are posting how "sick" you feel about the results. How did this happen you ask? Well, here's how: You created "us" when you attacked our freedom of speech. You created "us" when you attacked our right to bear arms. You created "us" when...
  • The Exterminationist Longings of Early Progressives

    12/15/2016 10:20:54 AM PST · by Noumenon · 6 replies
    Foundation for Economic Education ^ | Thursday, December 15, 2016 | Jeffrey Tucker
    Regular readers of FEE know that one of our beats has been the early history of the administrative State as built by Progressives at the turn of the 20th century. It was a different kind of State than the one that came before, a modern state knew no limits to its power to intervene in the relationships between individuals. It set in motion a century of government growth and regulatory control over every aspect of life, and all these controls have lasted to this day. Why did they do it? The textbooks say that they loved the common man. They...
  • What is Progressive Derangement Syndrome?

    12/12/2016 6:19:53 AM PST · by NYer · 8 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | December 12, 2016 | JAMES KALB
    I noted recently that educated and well-placed people today tend toward a stripped-down view of man and society that redefines family, religious, and communal ties as private preferences, thereby erasing their public importance. The effect is to promote exclusive reliance on the social authority of bureaucratic and commercial arrangements.The existence and sentimentalization of non-binding private connections, such as marriage as it is now understood, doesn’t affect that result. After all, how much reliance can be placed on connections that are thought to have no intrinsic function and can be dissolved at will?The tendency naturally concerns Catholics, because it leaves no...
  • Recognize the code for the Purple People Eaters of left-wing politics

    12/11/2016 9:21:29 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/11/16 | Judi McLeod
    Purple, the same color as sour grapes, is not the color of unity. Purple is a color dividing America Up until 2008, American voters sent presidents to the White House. Some presidents were better than others, but at least they arrived as presidents. In 2008, American voters elected a community organizer as president, kicking off a new era in which activists would continue to be elected as presidents.
  • The Role of States, as States, in the Electoral College

    12/09/2016 7:46:27 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    Cato At Liberty ^ | December 9, 2016 | Roger Pilon
    Of all those whose predictions were dashed by this year’s presidential outcome (“Trump is headed toward a major loss” his Oct. 19 headline blared), few have been more exercised than the Washington Post’s E.J. Dionne (“white identity politics and male self-assertion triumphed” he railed the day after). Yesterday, in a piece titled “America will soon be ruled by a minority,” he joined the chorus now condemning the “undemocratic” Electoral College—in the name of the Founders, no less, the very men who created it. Ever the good progressive, he fails to appreciate the role states were meant to play in ordering...
  • The Rise of Political Correctness

    12/04/2016 8:14:06 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 20 replies
    Independent Institute ^ | 28 Nov, 2016 | Angelo M. Codevilla
    “Comrade, your statement is factually incorrect.” “Yes, it is. But it is politically correct.” The notion of political correctness came into use among Communists in the 1930s as a semi-humorous reminder that the Party’s interest is to be treated as a reality that ranks above reality itself. Because all progressives, Communists included, claim to be about creating new human realities, they are perpetually at war against nature’s laws and limits. But since reality does not yield, progressives end up pretending that they themselves embody those new realities. Hence, any progressive movement’s nominal goal eventually ends up being subordinated to the...
  • DEATH! TO EVERYTHING EXCEPT EARTH ENSLAVED

    12/03/2016 5:08:22 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/03/16 | Jeffrey A. Friedberg
    “Death To the Idea of Progressivism, Its Bull Crap, and Its Scheme For An Enslaved, One World!” “Death to America! Death to Trump! Death to police! Death to soldiers! Death to Whites! Death to capitalism! Death to conservatism! Death to conservatives! Death to you! Death! Death! Death!” Death? WHO, wants all this called for, “death?”
  • Are all Liberals Stupid or Are all Stupid People Liberals?

    12/01/2016 4:07:38 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 42 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/01/16 | Dr. Don Boys
    If I offended you by calling you stupid, I’m really sorry, but I thought you already knew! Everyone has a constitutional right to be stupid but politicians have abused the privilege. Liberals/progressives have been taking control of America’s institutions for over a hundred years: churches, public schools, universities, entertainment, politics, etc. So how has that worked out? Are we better off now than we were 25 years ago? Churches are supposed to be the moral compass of this nation but the churches have lost their way. Most of the mainline denominational churches are led by educated fools who are afraid...
  • Why the Progressives Want a Recount They Know They Will Lose

    12/01/2016 3:50:34 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 28 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/01/16 | Dr. Robert Owens
    If after all the devious machinations Trump still wins this will be used by the Sandernistas and the Clintonites to cry rigged system The recount in Wisconsin and the coming ones in Michigan and Pennsylvania will not change the outcomes in any of those states.  Even though the party of Mayor Daley, Boss Tweed, and their big city machines are famous for winning recounts by finding bags of votes in candy store basements no recount has ever changed thousands of votes let alone tens of thousands.  I do not believe changing the outcome is the purpose. It is instead changing...
  • Progressives without Power

    11/27/2016 5:56:29 AM PST · by randita · 27 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/27/16 | Kevin D. Williamson
    Progressives without Power Hard times for the Sanctimonious White Lady Party By Kevin D. Williamson — November 26, 2016 A very nice liberal broadcaster asked me earlier this week whether I am worried about the future of the Republican party. Funny question. There are 25 states in which the state legislatures and governorships are controlled by Republicans, and two states with executive/legislative divides in which there are Republican legislative majorities large enough to override a veto from the Democratic governor. Sixty-eight of the country’s 98 partisan state legislative chambers are Republican-run. There are only four states with Democratic governors and...
  • Progressives without Power

    11/26/2016 12:40:30 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 25 replies
    National Review ^ | 26 Nov, 2016 | KEVIN D. WILLIAMSON
    A very nice liberal broadcaster asked me earlier this week whether I am worried about the future of the Republican party. Funny question. There are 25 states in which the state legislatures and governorships are controlled by Republicans, and two states with executive/legislative divides in which there are Republican legislative majorities large enough to override a veto from the Democratic governor. Sixty-eight of the country’s 98 partisan state legislative chambers are Republican-run. There are only four states with Democratic governors and legislatures; it is true that these include one of our most populous states (California), but the majority of Americans...
  • Progressives Are Not Giving Up, the War Rages On

    11/23/2016 8:47:23 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/23/16 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Until we change the entire education system back to patriotic American values, citizenship, culture, borders, family, freedom of faith, and accurate American history, we are not going to win the war against the globalists There is some hope for America as the dark cloud of global communism has temporarily dissipated. We won this battle but the war rages on with a vengeance. The Democrat coffers are full and young people are easily bought and duped. The New World Order, the communist insurgency, is almost complete. The Democrat left is now going after the Electoral College members to change their votes...
  • STOP HATING WHITE PEOPLE AND MAYBE THEY’LL VOTE FOR YOU

    11/19/2016 10:54:30 AM PST · by Petrosius · 36 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | November 18, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    It’s either that or the Magical Intersectional Muslim Transwomen Coalition. After a competitive race between the FBI and sexism, the left decided to blame “white people” for Hillary’s defeat. Racist white people refused to vote for a white woman who was married to the country’s first black president. Samantha Bee, who enjoyed 15 seconds of fame replacing John Oliver, Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart as the whiny obnoxious lefty id, declared that white people ruined America. “Spare me the euphemisms. White people made Trump president,” a Washington Post headline blared. "White people did this. And maybe (hopefully) not my friends...
  • Progressives need not lose heart – we are still a Democratic nation (BARF)

    11/13/2016 6:27:02 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 18 replies
    The Guardian ^ | November 13, 2016 | Michael Cohen
    Five days after the most tragic, appalling and cataclysmic event in modern American political history, it’s hard to know what to do next. For Clinton supporters, for liberals, for people of colour, it has been like waking up to a nightmare that not only never ends, but gets worse each day, as the consequences of a Trump presidency come into focus.
  • Democrat Disaster: Former Clinton Labor Secretary Robert Reich Threatens Creation of Third Party

    11/13/2016 6:43:25 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 63 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11-12-2016 | Katherine Rodriguez
    Bill Clinton former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich talked about creating a third party if the Democratic Party does not move in a more progressive direction. “The Democratic Party can no longer be the same; it has been repudiated,” Reich said on a conference call with members from the progressive grassroots group Democracy for America. “This has been a huge refutation of establishment politics, and the political organization has got to be changed. … If the Democratic Party can’t do it, we’ll do it through a third party.” The Democratic Party is in an all-out civil war between the more...
  • An important message from Progressive Change Campaign Committee

    11/09/2016 9:38:30 PM PST · by justlittleoleme · 14 replies
    Progressive Change Campaign Committee - Email | 11/9/16
    This is a stunning, scary, sad time for America. In January, we will live in a world where Donald Trump is President, and right-wing majorities control both the Senate and the House. It hurts to think about it. In the coming days, many people will be scrambling to respond (and deciding whether or not to move to Canada.) There are a lot of unknowns. But here are some truths we know now. First, the Democratic Party must go through a reckoning. Donald Trump won the Rust Belt by stoking the economic and social anxiety that so many people feel in...
  • Trump Tower Now Looks Like a Middle Finger to Chicago

    11/09/2016 4:27:35 PM PST · by PBRCat · 35 replies
    The Chicago Reader ^ | November 9, 2016 | Ryan Smith
    In the run-up to Election Day, Donald Trump's eponymous tower on Wabash Avenue had been widely viewed as a 98-story joke. Thousands of people had RSVP'd on Facebook for a "Point and Laugh at Trump Tower" event scheduled following the election, the presumption being that he would lose to Hillary Clinton. On the sidewalk along Wacker Drive directly across the river from the skyscraper, someone had set up a makeshift photo studio—a framing device that passersby could use to complete what had become the selfie du jour: a middle finger directed at Trump's obnoxiously monogrammed building. Just last week the...
  • Hillary Loses the Left (Summary of her losses)

    11/06/2016 8:37:02 PM PST · by conservativepoet · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/6/2016 | Julia Hahn
    While Donald Trump has been consolidating his base of support, the opposite appears to be happening for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, who seems to be hemorrhaging supporters from her progressive base.
  • Obama Has Given America A Government Of Unchecked Power While Taking Away Liberty

    10/29/2016 2:14:25 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 18 replies
    Forbes ^ | October 28, 2016 | George Leef
    Barack Obama said he wanted to transform America and in many ways he has succeeded. The problem is that his transformation has done enormous and perhaps irreparable damage to the nation by demolishing the people’s confidence that our laws will be impartially enforced. Instead of, as the Constitution requires of the president, taking care that the laws be faithfully executed, Obama and his minions have operated under a completely different concept – that the laws will be enforced (or not) with the objective of maintaining the incumbent party in power. If you doubt that, I recommend reading Liberty’s Nemesis, published...
  • Egypt leader demands US aid, censorship, plus end to Israel ‘occupation’

    09/27/2012 9:22:22 AM PDT · by opentalk · 31 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Seprmber 26, 2012 | Neil Munro
    Egypt’s new Islamist President Mohammed Morsi on Wednesday used his first speech at the United Nations to demand curbs on Western free speech rights and “an end to all forms of occupation of Arab lands.” Morsi also used his U.S. speech to push his revolutionary mix of Islamic and progressive demands .. that UN countries establish a “new global economic governance”; and that Western countries continue to transfer aid and technology to Egypt’s government and poverty-stricken population. Much of his emphasis was on the establishment of a Palestinian state. “My duty [is] to support our Palestinian brothers and sisters …...
  • Sanders supporters seethe over Clinton's leaked remarks to Wall St.

    10/09/2016 9:25:01 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 23 replies
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Supporters of former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Saturday expressed anger and vindication over leaked comments made by Hillary Clinton to banks and big business that appeared to confirm their fears about her support for global trade and tendency to cozy up to Wall Street. Clinton, who needs Sanders' coalition of young and left-leaning voters to propel her to the presidency, pushes for open trade and open borders in one of the speeches, and takes a conciliatory approach to Wall Street, both positions she later backed away from in an effort to capture the popular...
  • 2016 10 02 John Haller's Prophecy Update "Progressive Destruction" (video)

    10/02/2016 3:36:17 PM PDT · by Lera · 4 replies
    Fellowship Bible Chapel ^ | 10/2/16 | John Haller
    The best secular argument in the world against evolution is the Progressive Movement. While it is a movement, the only direction it is going perfectly follows Newton's Second Law, moving America and the world from a relative state of order, to complete disorder. One must only look to the policies and practices of those champions of Progressivism to see how the tenets of this movement tear down not only the very basis of the family, but the structure and guidelines for living as given to us by God in Scripture. Touting it as an "enlightened" way of seeing problems, followers...
  • Faith Leaders Call To ‘Repentance’ Catholics and Protestants Aiding Soros’ ‘Anti-Christian’ Agenda

    09/29/2016 9:03:18 AM PDT · by detective · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 28 Sep 2016 | Dr. Susan Berry
    Shortened title. Full title: Faith Leaders Call To ‘Repentance’ Progressive Catholics and Protestants Aiding George Soros’ ‘Anti-Christian’ Agenda An open letter signed by more than 75 of America’s evangelical and Catholic leaders calls upon politically progressive groups that claim to be members of a traditional “faith” to refuse financial assistance from leftwing billionaire political activist George Soros and his political allies. The group of leaders – which calls itself the American Association of Evangelicals – writes in its letter: After years of earnest but less public attempts, it is now with heavy hearts, and a hope for justice and restoration,...
  • The elections are not the last word — keep fighting for socialism! (Barf)

    09/23/2016 2:22:49 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 10 replies
    Workers World ^ | September 22, 2016 | L.T. Pham
    Join Workers World Party and hundreds of activists from around the country and the world for the annual WWP National Conference on Nov. 11-13 in New York. 2016 has seen nothing short of an assault on the movement for justice, liberation and self-determination. But it has also been an incredible year of struggle, where the most militant people have risen up to say no more to exploitation, violence and repression, all facilitated by capitalism. The conference will come only days after the presidential elections. Working and oppressed people will, without a doubt, be disappointed by the results. But where will...
  • The Useless Left

    09/22/2016 3:04:50 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 22, 2016 | Bruce Walker
    The principal distinction between the right and the left is that the former is rich and the latter is poor. The principal distinction is that the right is filled with people who work in real jobs that produce valuable goods and services while the left is infested with people who do not work or do useless work, like lawyers, professors, and community organizers. Consider the occupations of the last few nominees of the two parties. The Republicans nominated men who had been war heroes (Dole and McCain and George H. Bush) or businessmen (George W. Bush, Mitt Romney, and Trump),...
  • Obama Boom Builds Obamatowns

    09/22/2016 8:40:51 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/22/16 | Dr. Robert Owens
    Happy days are here again the progressive puppet masters sing as everyone else sinks into the third world According to the megaphones of the Progressive-controlled media, the Obama economy is booming. For the investor class it has been a rising tide that lifts all yachts or as it is expressed in Bloomberg, “When President Barack Obama was elected in November 2008, the U.S. economy was shrinking at a rate unmatched since World War II. In the seven years between then and his final State of the Union address Tuesday night, global investors have enjoyed stellar results from the rapidly expanding...
  • The new permanent underclass

    09/19/2016 4:13:27 PM PDT · by TBP · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 17, 2016 | 3:28pm | Maureen Callahan
    This sudden soar in middle-class incomes is actually 1.6 percent less than in 2007, the last year before the economy collapsed. The richest 5 percent of the country continue to flourish, with a 21.8 percent jump in income. The top 5 percent reported over $350,000 in earnings — up 4.9 percent from 1999 and nearly 40 percent more than 1989. Meanwhile, the poorest Americans — 14.8 percent of the total population, or 46.7 million — are even poorer than they were in 1989. The highest household incomes were reported in Maryland and Washington, DC — at an average of $75,000...
  • Progressively Regressive Sexuality: A Return to Pagan Morality

    09/16/2016 5:17:24 AM PDT · by Petrosius · 44 replies
    Breakpoint ^ | September 8, 2016 | Eric Metaxas
    Sexual progressives claim to be ushering in a “brave new world” of freedom. But their “new” morality is as old as the hills. How often have you heard sexual progressives claim that those of us who hold to traditional sexual morality and marriage are “on the wrong side of history?” But as one new book points out, it’s the proponents of the sexual revolution who are embracing a sexual morality that history left behind millennia ago—in the dusty ruins of the Roman Forum. Yes, today Western civilization is undergoing a dramatic cultural shift. In just a few short years our...
  • The Imploding Leftist Establishment

    09/17/2016 4:41:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 17, 2016 | Bruce Walker
    Leftism has been on life support for fifty years. The Republican landslide in the 1966 midterm election was recognized by everyone at the time as a massive rejection of the agenda and the politics of the left. The reasons were clear. The War on Poverty produced race riots and idiocies like "Welfare Strikes." Having achieved civil rights, militant blacks were now demanding "Black Power." Affirmative action was so clearly discrimination that there were few serious minds who could coherently defend this vile incarnation of state-mandated bigotry. The left's approach to foreign threats was precisely as it is today: put in...
  • Using minorities as progressive pawns

    09/16/2016 5:18:19 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/16/16 | A. Dru Kristenev
    The Indians themselves are hamstrung by higher energy costs. And it is energy that powers economic growth, not mounds of governmental regulations Blocking the nation’s best interest by manipulating minority populations is a progressive tactic. LGBT, BlackLivesMatter and, unfortunately, tribal members are finding themselves at the center of media storms engineered by the media. Political correctness (i.e. cowardice) has fueled the mob takeover of free enterprise, essentially shutting it down in favor of poverty and government dependence, otherwise known as bondage.
  • New FCC Cable TV App Mandate: 'Fixing' a Problem Caused by the Fixer

    09/12/2016 8:49:27 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    MRC TV ^ | September 11, 2016 | P. Gardner Goldsmith
    In Medieval times, Kings and Queens interested in maintaining control over small, outlying geographical areas arranged a complex system of fiefdoms, vesting feudal lords with their imprimatur to tell the local serfs and vassals what to do, and granting them the “power” to extract taxes – a portion of which would be given to the royals. Despite Constitutional strictures created to insure the contrary, the United States federal government has followed pretty much the same template, albeit on a bureaucratic, rather than monarchical, level. Case in point, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which is showing once more that it is...
  • Absolute Disgrace: 9/11 Memorial At Occidental College Destroyed By Vandals

    09/12/2016 3:55:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 11, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    It’s the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks that claimed almost 3,000 American lives. It’s a day for reflection, remembrance, and a coming together as a nation. If there’s any day for us to unite, it’s today. That wasn’t the sentiment exhibited by some at Occidental College, where the local Young America’s Foundation chapter had their 9/11 memorial vandalized (via YAF): Vandals destroy 9/11 memorial, toss American flags in trash at Occidental https://t.co/WOr0qWMGsY #neverforget pic.twitter.com/s7yfnvVZTn— YAF (@yaf) September 11, 2016 Today is meant to be a day of respect and remembrance for all the victims and heroes of 9/11....
  • Why Should Obama Declare Martial Law

    09/07/2016 7:16:19 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 23 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/07/16 | Dr Robert Owens
    The Progressives have kept their eye on the ball. To them it was always a game of two steps forward then one step back. If you turn on, tune in, browse or otherwise peruse the alternative media you will undoubtedly come across the question, “Will President Obama declare Martial Law?” or one of its many variants: “Can President Obama use martial law to stay in the White House?” “What is Obama’s plan to declare martial law?” “President Obama signs martial law order.” “President Obama will suspend 2016 election and impose martial law.” And of course there has to be an...
  • How to Be a Liberal(What to avoid)

    09/05/2016 6:49:15 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 9/5/2016 | Matt Patterson
    It’s easy to be an American liberal. All that is required are hypocrisy and ignorance. Ignorance is an absolute must, but especially ignorance of three things: economics, human nature and all of recorded history. One has to be truly economically illiterate to believe that high taxes encourages productivity, that union-imposed labor regulations don't dis-incentivize hiring, that energy regulations don't raise prices on the poor and working class. Likewise, to be a liberal you must pretend that men and women are exactly alike in every respect and that communism produces the most happiness for the most people. Of course you can...
  • Liberals Are The Sort Of People Who….

    09/04/2016 6:01:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 4, 2016 | John Hawkins
    Liberals are the sort of people who eat cheeseburgers while they send vulgar messages to hunters who post pics of their kills. They're the sort of people who ride in a private jet to an overseas conference where they claim our extravagant Western lifestyle is destroying the planet. They're the sort of people who oppose drilling any new oil wells and then complain because gas prices are so high. Liberals love America. Except for our past. And our capitalistic economic system. And our flag. And most of the people who don't want liberals micromanaging their lives. But, don’t you call...
  • A Primer to The Preamble of Our Constitution

    09/02/2016 2:17:18 AM PDT · by Jacquerie · 25 replies
    Article V Blog ^ | September 2nd 2016 | Rodney Dodsworth
    The government of our creation rarely does any of the things it is supposed to do, and spends enormous sums doing that which it is not empowered to do. The next time you and your smug, liberal in-law get into politics, I have a curveball for you that he is sure to swing at and miss. Since the vast majority of Leftists substitute passion for reason, it is but a small task to put their nonsense to rest, IF we are armed with fundamental knowledge of our Declaration and Constitution. First, ask him if he believes government exists, as per...
  • Burn the left’s ‘Gender Unicorn’ in effigy in this long weekend’s bonfires

    09/01/2016 9:28:28 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/01/16 | Judi McLeod
    Taking America back in any meaningful way starts by freeing all school children from the clutches of Marxist progressives Enjoy Labor Day Weekend 2016 with family and friends, while getting ready to hit the ground running on Tuesday. ‘Labor’ is another one of those words heading toward being crossed off the government lexicon list, labor being a concept progressives elected to office strive to have shunned.
  • Trump Is Right: Progressives Took Blacks from the Cotton Fields to the Urban Ghetto

    08/31/2016 4:30:38 PM PDT · by libertarian27 · 17 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | Aug 31, 2016 | Sheriff David Clarke, Jr.
    Hillary Clinton must be worried that black America is about to be onto her party’s grand hoax. Donald Trump’s statement of the patently obvious, that black Americans “have nothing to lose” by trying out something different and voting for the businessman instead of the crook, has created an earthquake as the media rush to cover up for the story they never told. The story of the misery of black America under Democrat rule – and nowhere is it clearer than in America’s urban ghettos. Clinton’s desperate attempts, first in an anti-Trump advertisement and then in a contrived speech about the...
  • KAEPERNICK IS THE FACE OF PROGRESSIVE AMERICA

    08/29/2016 10:08:43 AM PDT · by shortstop · 54 replies
    boblonsberry.com ^ | 08/30/16 | Bob Lonsberry
    All Colin Kaepernick did was connect the progressive dots. He got an A on the test. His conclusion -- that the United States is an evil nation built and maintained for the oppression of black people -- is exactly the point made repeatedly by President Obama, Hillary Clinton, the Democratic platform and any number of progressive candidates and activists. He did nothing that their words have not implicitly demanded time and time again. At the end of last week, in a meaningless preseason NFL game, meaningless back-up 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat down through the national anthem as a sign...