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  • UN Plots War on Free Speech to Stop "Extremism" Online [End of Free Speech as we Know It]

    05/27/2016 1:05:10 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 32 replies
    The New American ^ | 5/14/2016 | Alex Newman
    The United Nations Security Council wants a global "framework" for censoring the Internet, as well as for using government propaganda to "counter" what its apparatchiks call "online propaganda," "hateful ideologies," and "digital terrorism." To that end, the UN Security Council this week ordered the UN "Counter-Terrorism Committee" — yes, that is a real bureaucracy — to draw up a plan by next year. From the Obama administration to the brutal Communist Chinese regime, everybody agreed that it was time for a UN-led crackdown on freedom of speech and thought online — all under the guise of fighting the transparently bogus...
  • Ten Reasons Why Glenn Beck Is Wrong About Facebook’s Bias Against Conservatives

    05/21/2016 3:20:44 AM PDT · by dennisw · 22 replies
    breitbart ^ | 20 May 2016 | Rebecca Mansour
    Glenn Beck has been shamelessly man-crushing on Mark Zuckerberg after the meeting he and 16 other conservatives had with the billionaire. The radio talker has been quick to assure conservatives that Zuckerberg is “sincere” and can be “trusted” despite reports from several Facebook whistleblowers that the social media giant actively suppresses conservative news stories and boosts leftwing causes like Black Lives Matter in their “trending” news section. If Beck read Breitbart, he would have ample proof of why Zuckerberg is anything but an impartial player when it comes to politics. Here are ten reasons why Facebook shouldn’t be given the...
  • Google Honors Activist Yuri Kochiyama On 95th Birthday [Another Marxist]

    05/19/2016 6:24:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    NBC News ^ | May 19, 2016 | Traci G. Lee
    On what would have been her 95th birthday, Google is recognizing late activist Yuri Kochiyama with one of its most visible honors: a Google Doodle on the search engine's homepage.
  • Hillary Clinton Memo: Ellen Willing To Use Her Show To ‘Promote’ Hillary’s ‘Agenda’

    05/17/2016 1:41:53 PM PDT · by detective · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 17 May 2016 | Aaron Klein
    A draft media policy memo requested by Hillary Clinton recommended that the State Department utilize “Specialty Media” to get its foreign policy message across, a newly released State Department email reveals. The 2009 memo urged Clinton to use her star power and singled out shows including Oprah, Ellen, The View, and others to be used to “amplify and deliver messages that advance policymaking.” The memo stated that Ellen DeGeneres is “a big supporter of Hillary Clinton and is willing to use her platform to help promote the agenda of the new Secretary of State."
  • Clinton: People should stop listening to GOP "propaganda"

    05/16/2016 4:49:22 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 33 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 16, 2016 5:24 PM EDT
    Hillary Clinton says it’s “time people stopped listening to Republican propaganda.” The remark was pushback from the likely Democratic presidential nominee against a vocal critic during a rally in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, on Monday. Clinton was praising the record of former Gov. Steven Beshear, a Democrat, noting education and employment gains, as well as his expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. Clinton then said that Republican Gov. Matt Bevin is “trying to undo it all.” …
  • Donald Trump could be your next Commander-in-Chief. Here’s how he wants to keep America “safe.”

    05/16/2016 3:25:31 PM PDT · by GilGil · 23 replies
    HillaryClinton.com ^ | 5/16/2016 | Elizabeth Chan for Hillary Clinton
    As a businessman-turned-reality show personality, Donald Trump is a foreign policy novice—but he’s a foreign policy novice who could be our next Commander-in-Chief. So as he solidifies his standing as his party’s frontrunner for president, including sweeping all five Republican primaries last night, it’s time to start considering what it would mean if Trump—a candidate who admits he gets his military advice from “the shows” and learns about foreign policy from “various newspapers”—became Commander-in-Chief. Here are seven of his “best” (read: worst) ideas for how to keep our country safe.
  • General Petraeus is drinking the PC Kool Aid

    05/15/2016 8:23:54 PM PDT · by pboyington · 26 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | May 15, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    I’ve always thought highly of General David Petraeus. He’s a smart man who was an extremely competent US Army general officer; perhaps even a mini MacArthur without the gigantic ego and the propensity for hunkering down in dugouts. Petraeus was the man who led the surge, who took command of US forces in Afghanistan, who later became the Director of the CIA. In an era searching for real military leadership, Petraeus seemed just what the doctor ordered. Or, was he? His reputation was tarnished by an affair with his biographer and his carelessness which allowed her access to his Top...
  • U.S. intelligence officials fear Venezuelan coup, government crackdown

    05/14/2016 1:23:57 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 57 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | May 14, 2016 | JOHN SEXTON
    U.S. intelligence officials said Friday they are concerned Venezuela is slipping into a crisis that could lead to a coup attempt or a government crackdown on dissent. Reuters reports: In a bleak assessment of Venezuela’s worsening crisis, the senior officials expressed doubt that unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro would allow a recall referendum this year, despite opposition-led protests demanding a vote to decide whether he stays in office…They said one “plausible” scenario would be that Maduro’s own party or powerful political figures would force him out and would not rule out the possibility of a military coup. Still, they said...
  • Palestine—Perpetuating Propaganda Plagues Peace Process

    05/08/2016 9:40:49 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/08/16 | David Singer
    Anti-Israel websites peddling the "Palestinian narrative" and refusing to publish comments seeking to correct unsubstantiated and untrue statements are increasing McGraw Hill’s decision to trash copies of its textbook Global Politics: Engaging a Complex World—has been subjected to intense criticism on web sites propagating the “Palestinian Narrative” of the 100 years old Arab-Jewish conflict. The “Palestinian Narrative” is a concoction of lies and half-truths based on the 1964 PLO National Charter—as amended in 1968 - and the 1988 Hamas Covenant.
  • Texas Governor Rick Perry Will Vote Trump

    04/29/2016 8:18:11 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 116 replies
    Texas governor, and Republican Presidential Candidate Rick Perry announced on ABC’s “The View” today that shockingly he will not endorse Ted Cruz – a fellow Texas politician.
  • John Kirby of State Department...Shilling for Obama

    04/29/2016 10:56:33 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    4/29/16
    The old spokesnerds for Sec State, Marie Harpf and some other young lady, were bad....but watching this Kirby guy just now on CNN with Wolf Blitzer, I wondered how and why the guy got involved with such a corrupt administration Anyone know his back story?
  • Climate scientists are now grading climate journalism

    04/26/2016 5:18:47 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 21 replies
    UK Guardian ^ | April 26, 2016 | by Daniel Nethery and Emmanuel Vincent
    The internet represents an extraordinary opportunity for democracy. Yet despite the scientific consensus that global warming is real and primarily due to human activity, studies show that only about half the population in some countries with among the highest CO2 emissions per capita understand that human beings are the driving force of our changing climate. Even fewer people are aware of the scientific consensus on this question. Climate Feedback intends to change that. It brings together a global network of scientists who use a new web-annotation platform to provide feedback on climate change reporting. For the first time, Climate Feedback...
  • "Honey Trap" Spies ... China's Political Cartoon Warns Women to Beware of Handsome Western Men

    04/22/2016 12:48:35 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 31 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | April 22, 2016 | Julie Johnson
    Chinese Warned Dating Spies Is Risk Women Take With Foreign Men In New "Dangerous Love" Comic The Chinese warned dating spies is a risk women take with handsome foreign men. A new “dangerous love” poster was shared across government bulletin boards last Friday in honor of China’s National Security Education Day. Targeting mainly women government workers, the poster warned dating spies could be a real possibility through storytelling in a comic book-style format, according to ABC News on Tuesday. Making its way around the internet, the “dangerous love” poster is being called an odd way for the Chinese government...
  • AstroTurf, Immigration, and the News

    04/22/2016 10:37:23 AM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 10 replies
    PoliticallyShort.com ^ | 04/18/2016 | PoliticallyShort
    What if all isn’t as it seems? What if the reality you found is completely false and contradictory to the reality you are told exists? The stories that now predominate the news headlines in America are not actually news at all. What passes for the news today is nothing more than carefully constructed narratives created by unseen special interests designed to manipulate your opinion while pushing an artificial agenda. This is the essence of what veteran investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson defines as astroturf. Attkisson explains that astroturf disguises itself as being legitimate while in actuality it’s not as astroturf is...
  • What Are Kids Learning From This Presidential Election?

    04/19/2016 12:18:34 PM PDT · by Drango · 33 replies
    NPR ^ | April 19 '16
    Third-grader Victor Reza was watching CNN in the living room in Houston with his family when Donald Trump was announced as the winner of the Florida Republican primary. Victor teared up, his older sister, Maria, said in a telephone interview. "I don't want him to win," he announced. "If he wins, I'm never going to see any of you again." Victor, 10, is a U.S. citizen, but members of his immediate family are undocumented. And, says 21-year-old Maria, "I'm pretty sure he's heard hateful rhetoric from his classmates at school. His friends at school were saying, 'Ha-ha, your family's going...
  • EARTH'S HOT STREAK CONTINUES FOR A RECORD 11 MONTHS

    04/19/2016 11:31:19 AM PDT · by PROCON · 49 replies
    AP ^ | April 19, 2016 | SETH BORENSTEIN
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Earth's record monthly heat streak has hit 11 months in a row - a record in itself. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Tuesday that March's average global temperature of 54.9 degrees (12.7 degrees Celsius) was not only the hottest March, but continues a record streak that started last May.
  • Tracking the Ted Cruz moment

    04/15/2016 8:57:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 74 replies
    The Salem News ^ | April 15, 2016 | David M. Shribman, executive editor, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
    He won a big victory in Wisconsin. He pierced the Donald Trump mystique. He even got some of the Capitol Hill lawmakers who regard him as a revolutionary and renegade to slink cautiously into his corner. By all logic, this should be a Ted Cruz moment — if only the next primary weren’t in New York. But on Tuesday, New Yorkers go to their polling places, and though Cruz has been the beneficiary of the calendar before — his performance on Super Tuesday helped force out of the race Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, a demographically identical and philosophically similar...
  • MULTIMEDIA: Why Trump Is No Longer a Safe Bet (Prediction markets)

    04/15/2016 9:49:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Times Herald-Record ^ | April 15, 2016
    Businessman Donald Trump’s seemingly unstoppable presidential campaign might be losing its momentum. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s recent sweep in Colorado put up another speed bump in Trump’s path to the Republican nomination. While Trump claimed the Colorado outcome was “rigged” and “totally unfair,” his campaign is simply no longer winning all aspects of the race. Prediction markets are reacting to this latest hiccup for the Trump campaign. As the possibility of a contested convention in July looks more and more likely, Trump’s numbers have dipped. Prediction markets are where people bet on the possibilities of certain outcomes in politics, sports...
  • Yes, Trump May Get Under 50% in NY

    04/15/2016 7:52:36 PM PDT · by writer33 · 62 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 04/15/16 | Robert Eno
    The conventional wisdom is that Donald Trump will win the New York primary with well over 50 percent and win nearly all of the Empire State’s 95 delegates this upcoming Tuesday. While this is certainly a possibility, there is also a chance, and not a far-fetched one that Trump will finish with under 50 percent of the vote. If that happens, it will signal a seismic shift in the race for the Republican nomination. A look at recent polling makes it seem almost certain that Trump will finish with over 50 percent of the vote. The current New York Real...
  • Three Newly Released Trend Polls Show Donald Trump Climbing, Ted Cruz Collapsing…

    04/15/2016 7:28:10 AM PDT · by GilGil · 82 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 4/14/2016 | Sundance
    A series of brand new trend polls (three – full pdf’s below) highlight an ongoing discussion/trend. With increased visibility Senator Ted Cruz support decreases. It would be inaccurate to say Cruz is collapsing, if it were not for multiple polls indicating the same trend line. However, when you have three completely disparate polls, indicating an almost identical retraction, you cannot dismiss the reality. Fox News and IPSOS Reuters both identify the issue on a national scale, and within the CBS polling of Pennsylvania voters you find the specifics as to why. First, the Fox Trend Poll showing Donald Trump extending...
  • Precious Snowflakes Wanted To Oust Student Senator Because She Supports Donald Trump

    04/11/2016 7:04:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 11, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    The cupcake legions at the University of Tennessee of Chattanooga (UTC) are mobilizing against Hailey Puckett. She’s pure evil because she supports Donald Trump, and other members of the student council cannot stand it. Last week, Puckett, a student senator, was weathering calls for her resignation due to her political beliefs (via Campus Reform): Hailey Puckett, the senator in question, participated in a chalking campaign on her campus during which she and her peers scrawled pro-Trump messages on the sidewalks of UTC’s campus. "We do not support bigotry or hatred or the messages spread by Donald Trump’s ignorance." “Super proud...
  • Stop being nice to leftist intimidators

    04/09/2016 6:16:20 AM PDT · by rktman · 84 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 4/8/2016 | Patrice Lewis
    As we watch our nation becoming more and more divided, one troubling trend is accelerating with amazing speed: the increase in “-ist” accusations. If you’re white, you’re automatically a racist. If you’re a man, you’re automatically sexist. If you’re a boss, you’re automatically an oppressive capitalist. If you live in Idaho, you’re automatically a white supremacist (trust me on this). And on and on it goes. Judgmental. Hater. Intolerant. Phobic. Did I miss anything? Accusations of “-ist” became widespread because they were so effective. Ever try to engage a liberal in conversation? The moment – the moment! – you say...
  • Why Conservatives Will Always Lose The War On Climate Change

    04/09/2016 7:40:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | James Delingpole
    Most people don’t realize this yet, but if a Democrat gets the keys to the White House next year it’s game over for the US economy. This isn’t just for the obvious reason that liberals like Sen. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton don’t understand free markets or small government. It’s because the left has got its hands on the magic formula that enables it to do at both federal and local level all the things that lefties love to do – the meddling, the nannying, the taxing, the regulating, the confiscating, the cronyism – virtually unopposed by the people who...
  • ‘Sesame Street’ Unveils Hijab-Clad Muppet: ‘Zari’ Is A Feminist From Afghanistan

    04/08/2016 9:29:40 AM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/07/2016 | Jerome Hudson
    ‘Sesame Street’ Unveils Hijab-Clad Muppet: ‘Zari’ Is A Feminist From Afghanistan by Jerome Hudson 7 Apr 2016 Sesame Street unveiled a fresh face Thursday: a hijab-wearing Afghani Muppet named Zari who will teach kids about “girl empowerment, social and emotional wellbeing.” Zari will first appear in season five of Baghch-e-Simsim, which is the Afghan version of Sesame Street. The popular children show’s Twitter account was abuzz with Zari content Thursday.
  • Welcome to the United States, where anti-Israel indoctrination masquerades as 'critical thinking'

    04/07/2016 2:58:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 4/7/16 | Carl in Jerusalem
    Greetings to all of you from Boston (yes, again). I am starting today's posting with a local story - from my home town. Indoctrination @ Newton, a new video released today by Americans for Peace and Tolerance (APT), exposes a pattern of anti-Israel teachings found in Newton, Massachusetts high schools, including: Newton’s high schools have used Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) maps that falsify the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Newton students were not told that the maps were created by the PLO’s propaganda unit. Newton’s schools presented students with a falsified version of the Hamas Charter. In Newton’s doctored version...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Pro-Trump Propaganda Posing as 'News' Sites Originate from Macedonia

    04/07/2016 9:24:24 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 99 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 07 April 2016 | -staff-
    Pro-Trump 'news' websites have flooded the internet with demonstrably false propaganda in the last few months. These phony reports are presumably designed to sway undecided voters toward presidential candidate Donald Trump, while relentlessly slandering his opponent Senator Ted Cruz. In the wake of the Wisconsin primary, for example, supporters of Donald Trump took to social media posting what appeared to be valid news reports making fraudulent claims that electronic voting machines in Wisconsin were switching from Donald Trump to Ted Cruz... continued >>>
  • Latest from WI. exit polls Trump did as good with women as men

    04/06/2016 6:31:54 PM PDT · by Zenjitsuman · 31 replies
    CNN | 4/6/16 | CNN
    selected exit poll data gender updated 12:20 pm et, apr. 6, 2016 key 1st cruz Men / women 53 / 47 kasich 14/15 trump 35/35 Trump did just as well with both genders, another media lie. Cruz was short 6 points with women. They don't like Cheaters.
  • Trump Support Fades As Mistakes Grow; Sanders, Clinton Tied: IBD/TIPP

    04/04/2016 3:20:04 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 62 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 4/4/2016 | John Merline
    A week of missteps has taken its toll on Donald Trump’s support among Republicans and the general public, the latest IBD/TIPP Poll shows. Trump’s lead against his GOP rivals narrowed considerably, and he fares worse against Hillary Clinton than he did in national surveys taken before last week.
  • Police: Teen was pepper sprayed, assaulted at Donald Trump rally in Wisconsin (media BS alert)

    03/30/2016 6:45:07 PM PDT · by RC one · 82 replies
    CNN ^ | Wed March 30, 2016 | Tal Kopan
    Washington (CNN)A 15-year-old girl was pepper sprayed and said she was groped Tuesday during a protest outside Donald Trump's rally in Janesville, Wisconsin, according to local police, one of several incidents at the event that required law enforcement.The teenager said she was groped by a male in the crowd, then was pepper-sprayed by another individual after she pushed him away, according to a news release from the Janesville Police Department. A 19-year-old woman was also hit by second-hand pepper spray, police said.
  • Propaganda video for ISIS in Belgium shows sophistication of the terrorist group

    03/30/2016 4:49:16 AM PDT · by se99tp · 11 replies
    New World Standard Critique ^ | March 30th, 2016 | .
    The group that prepared ISIS presentation on the public square in Brussels is not an amateur. It employs propaganda techniques such as a board filled with pictures of alleged victims of war in the Middle East as the background for the staged interview of their leader, changes scenes to communicate the messages and uses audio and video effects that influence emotion and imagination of viewers.
  • US gears up to fight Russian ‘disinformation’ with… disinformation

    03/27/2016 7:18:00 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 4 replies
    RT ^ | 3/27/16 | RT
    Two US senators are proposing legislation to counter, what they consider to be “disinformation” spread by certain foreign media. What better way to kick-start their campaign than by basing their bill on spurious nonsense? Republican Senator Rob Portman and his Democratic colleague Chris Murphy are deeply concerned about foreign “propaganda.” They demand that Uncle Sam throws even more money at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), which is already given around $768 million annually. Not content with the EU’s Stratcom East and NATO’s Riga-based communications centre, Portman and Murphy want a new center for Information Analysis and Response to analyze...
  • High School Mural Features Communist, La Raza Propaganda

    03/27/2016 1:07:10 PM PDT · by Twotone · 20 replies
    Progressives Today ^ | March 26, 2016 | Michael Strickland
    Lincoln High School in Portland, Oregon, sports a series of murals painted in its main entrance that feature communist and La Raza/Aztlan propaganda. Take a gander at these! Note the American flag with the hammer and sickle in place of the stars, the white arms in shackles with what appears to be Fidel Castro with the Cuban flag behind him, men with guns, an image of Che Guevara, dollar bills, and what appears to be missiles popping up from silos. Perhaps this is some kind of imagery of strong border control?
  • Jihadi Doublespeak/Democrat Doublespeak

    03/27/2016 8:45:06 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 27 Mar, 2016 | James Lewis
    Democrats are imitating Jihad in the art of double-speak. Hillary and a Muslim propagandist presented a five-minute pack of lies in defense of Jihad, with Hillary only nodding, nodding, and nodding, and never saying a word — like a properly submissive woman under Shari’a law. The purpose of imam-approved wife-beating in Islam is to turn women into nodding slave dolls. Hillary is signing over and over again that she has been properly beaten by her man...... This is like Bernie Sanders giving the clenched fist salute of Stalinism, which he has never disavowed, and Liz the fake Cherokee bending over...
  • Fox News Poll: Cruz gains on Trump in GOP race, Clinton up by double digits

    03/23/2016 3:19:26 PM PDT · by mtrott · 481 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 23, 2016 | Dana Blanton
    The Republican field has narrowed and so has the race for the party’s nomination: front-runner Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are within the margin of error in a new Fox News national poll on the 2016 election.
  • Chris Cuomo Wears Shirt From Fidel As He Covers Obama's Cuba Visit: Communism 'Makes Everyone Equal'

    03/22/2016 10:49:49 AM PDT · by John S Mosby · 59 replies
    Youtube- not CNN channel ^ | March 21, 2016 | Tea Party 3
    On the 16 March 2016 edition of CNN's New Day, Chris Cuomo revealed that he was wearing his father's guayabera shirt, which was "given to him by Fidel Castro as a gift." Cuomo, who was covering President Obama's visit to Cuba, underlined that "it didn't mean something to him because it came from Fidel Castro necessarily, but because it marked conversations going on decades ago that were the same as those today." The anchor summarized that for his father, former New York Governor Mario Cuomo, "the concern was the freedom of the people. What is the point of this communist...
  • After Belgium Attacks, NBC Warns of ‘Rise of the Right Wing’ in Europe

    03/22/2016 8:44:01 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 132 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 22 Mar 2016 | Kyle Drennen
    During NBC’s breaking news coverage of the terrorist attacks in Belgium Tuesday morning, correspondents Andrea Mitchell and Richard Engel wasted no time warning of the “rise of the right wing” throughout Europe in response to such attacks. In a special report just before 7 a.m. ET, Mitchell worried: “This is going to have big implications for the migration crisis in Germany and elsewhere because there is a popular notion that migrants are somehow connected with the terror threat. Whether or not that's true, that is the reality.” She added: “And there has been most recently last week in Germany, a...
  • First-Grade Teachers In Durham Enroll Kids In Black Lives Matter March

    03/17/2016 11:31:27 AM PDT · by PROCON · 43 replies
    dailycaller ^ | March 16, 2016 | Robert Mihaly
    Central Park School for Children in Durham, North Carolina has enrolled grade-school students in a “Black Lives March and Rally” scheduled for March 17, 2016. The teachers can opt-in or opt-out their classes, but parents have not been given a choice.Stef Bernal-Martinez, a teacher of 6-year-old children, signed up all the children in her class for a “Black Lives March and Rally” to take place during the school day, at the city’s downtown Central Park and Farmer’s Market. Ms. Bernal-Martinez describes herself as a “Radical Queer Progressive Educator” and “white-passing Xicana.” The event, like the Black Lives Matter movement itself,...
  • Anti-Trump Groups Threaten ‘Largest Civil Disobedience Action of the Century’

    03/16/2016 10:56:21 AM PDT · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 108 replies
    Brietbart.com ^ | 3/16/2016 | Aaron Klein
    With little fanfare and almost no news media attention, some of the same radical groups involved in shutting down Donald Trump’s Chicago rally last week are plotting a mass civil disobedience movement to begin next month. They intend to march across the East Coast in order to spark a “fire that transforms the political climate in America.” The operation, calling itself Democracy Spring, is threatening “drama in Washington” with the “largest civil disobedience action of the century.” The radicals believe this will result in the arrest of thousands of their own activists. “We will demand that Congress listen to the...
  • 'You know that's like some $5 wine': Obama turns stand-up and rips into Trump's 'over-priced' wine

    03/12/2016 8:13:35 PM PST · by pilgrim · 95 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 12, 2016 | Kahlan Rosenblatt
    President Obama gave what could easily be considered a stand-up comedy routine at a Democratic fundraiser in Dallas, Texas, on Saturday. The president hasn't endorsed a candidate yet, but he made an appearance at the fundraiser to try and ensure whoever gets the nomination is financially set to beat the Republicans. During the talk, given a day after he gave the keynote speech at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, Obama rubbed elbows with Texas Democrats and even tried on a cowboy hat. But it was when he took the stage at Gilley's Club, where the Democratic National Committee...
  • Ted Cruz Loses Prominent Support After Siding With Violent Leftists Over Donald Trump

    03/12/2016 3:38:04 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 640 replies
    GP ^ | March 12, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Last night the Trump campaign called off their Chicago rally due to security threats.] Leftist protesters cheered, beat Trump supporters, block an ambulance to the local hospital and screamed profanities at families staying at the Trump Hotel. Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and John Kasich sided with the violent protesters. Republican endorsements. American game show host Chuck Woolery lashed out at Senator Ted Cruz after he sided with the violent leftists. And Second Amendment speaker Jan Morgan withdrew her support from Ted Cruz.
  • (Taxpayer-Funded) NPR Touts Muhammad’s Example as Means to Counter “Extremism”

    03/12/2016 8:46:52 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 11 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | March 11, 2016 | Robert Spencer
    NPR touts Muhammad’s example as means to counter “extremism” This article is more ridiculous than most. Muhammad loved dates, melons and cucumbers and that’s supposed to make Muslims less susceptible to “extremist propaganda”? His non-snoring blowing sound while sleeping is supposed to make Muslims “emphasize charity and respect for other faiths”? “Hassan argues that if Muslims had more knowledge of how the Prophet Muhammad actually lived and what he taught, they would be less vulnerable to extremist propaganda. Counterterrorism officials — who’ve focused largely on surveillance, sting operations and community policing — would have more success countering extremism, he says,...
  • With NBC/WSJ It’s Not Polling, It’s "Gaslighting" - Media Manipulation: The Latest Version

    03/09/2016 6:34:02 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 54 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 3-9-2016 | sundance
    The latest media narrative “Donald Trump Cannot Beat Hillary Clinton” and “Donald Trump support Dropping”, is being spurred by another NBC/Wall Street Journal poll being pushed – yet again – by NBC political director Mark Murray.On February 17th we completely deconstructed the ridiculous methodology being deployed in the agenda polls –SEE HERE– What the general audience continually seems to overlook is the source of the information.Here’s another screengrab of the latest “poll” being pushed by NBC/WSJ (the full pdf is here). Look closely at the origin of the information.What you’ll see is: “Hart Research Associates / Public Opinion Strategies”...
  • I voted for Trump to destroy the GOP

    03/09/2016 9:35:38 AM PST · by smokingfrog · 93 replies
    CNBC ^ | 3-4-16 | Bruce Bartlett
    We have a very serious political problem in this country. Our system of government works best when it is balanced between roughly equal political parties, one on the center-right and the other on the center-left. Unfortunately, what we have is a centrist Democratic Party and a far-right Republican Party. Therefore, the system is out of balance, creating gridlock even as the public cries out for action on serious problems such as our deteriorating public infrastructure, epitomized by that in Flint, Michigan. I believe that Republicans made a deal with the devil in 2009 when they embraced the Tea Party, a...
  • Donald Trump's Failed Business Ventures Are Back in the Spotlight

    03/08/2016 1:35:09 PM PST · by Steelfish · 53 replies
    NBCNews ^ | March 7, 2016 | CORKY SIEMASZKO
    Donald Trump's Failed Business Ventures Are Back in the Spotlight BY CORKY SIEMASZKO (snip) Trump has had numerous business successes, like Trump Tower, 40 Wall Street and "The Apprentice." But not every Trump venture turned to gold — and the businesses Romney cited were notorious misfires. Trump University was an online college launched in 2005 that offered to teach the mogul's real estate and entrepreneurship strategies, and charged fees ranging from $1,500 to $35,000. But it was never accredited. In 2013, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sued, claiming the university was a scam operation that defrauded around 600 students...
  • Can Trump [no] or Cruz [yes] Beat Clinton? The Data Explained

    03/08/2016 10:49:26 AM PST · by ConservingFreedom · 61 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 3/8/16 | Mark Payton and Ole J. Forsberg
    [...] Matchup Republican wins Democratic wins Margin of error Cruz vs. Clinton 50.6 49.4 1.4 [...] Trump vs. Clinton 46.9 53.1 1.1 [...] According to our multilevel model, the expected number of electoral votes won by Cruz against Clinton is only 256. [...] According to the model, the expected number of electoral votes won by Trump against Clinton is 236, which is 34 fewer than the 270 needed to win the election. [...]
  • Foreign diplomats voicing alarm to U.S. officials about Trump

    03/07/2016 7:45:10 AM PST · by freedomjusticeruleoflaw · 65 replies
    Reuters ^ | March 7, 2016 | BY MARK HOSENBALL, ARSHAD MOHAMMED AND MATT SPETALNICK
    A Chinese official referred to a statement last week from China's foreign ministry spokeswoman. Asked whether China was concerned about Trump's proposal to place high tariffs on Chinese goods, Hua Chunyin declined to comment on specific candidates. But she said "I want to stress" that China and the United States have "major responsibilities" in maintaining international political and economic stability. Representatives of other countries publicly attacked by Trump, including Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia, and Vietnam either had no comment or did not respond to requests for comments. Several American foreign policy experts said foreign diplomats have complained to...
  • Donald Trump Secretly Told The New York Times What He Really Thinks About Immigration

    02/29/2016 12:47:40 PM PST · by TheThirdRuffian · 241 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | 2/29/2016 | Ben Smith
    The New York Times is sitting on an audio recording that some of its staff believes could deal a serious blow to Donald Trump who, in an off-the-record meeting with the newspaper, called into question whether he would stand by his own immigration views. Trump visited the paper’s Manhattan headquarters on Tuesday, Jan. 5, part of a round of editorial board meetings that — as is traditional — the Democratic candidates for president and some of the Republicans attended. The meetings, conducted partly on the record and partly off the record in a 13th floor conference room, give candidates a...
  • A Debate Postscript: How Ignorant Is Trump?

    02/27/2016 6:07:37 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 125 replies
    Powerline ^ | 2-26-16 | John Hinderaker
    Paul (Mirengoff) has already noted one of the strangest incidents in last night’s debate, when Donald Trump repeatedly talked about judges signing “bills.” Before the debate fades into history, let’s go to the tape. It’s short: (the tape will not play) Three times, Trump says his sister and Sam Alito signed the same bill. As Paul politely put it, judges don’t sign bills. I would say, how did this knucklehead get through the eighth grade? We are faced with a likely presidential nominee who has no idea what a bill is, as opposed to a judicial opinion. I never imagined...
  • 'Artists' as Servants of Power

    09/21/2009 5:47:42 PM PDT · by markomalley · 8 replies · 598+ views
    WSJ ^ | 9/21/2009 | James Taranto
    Andrew Breitbart's Big Hollywood is out today with new details on the National Endowment for the Arts scandal, including a full transcript and audio recording, as well as a CliffsNotes summary by John Nolte, of the notorious Aug. 10 conference call in which administration officials urged artists to help promote President Obama's legislative agenda. Formally, the call was led by Michael Skolnik, who is not a government employee. But Skolnik declares at the start of the call that he is acting on behalf of the administration:I have been asked by folks in the White House and folks in the NEA about...
  • Trump Supporters Wear Ku Klux Klan Robes at Nevada Caucus

    02/24/2016 8:48:11 AM PST · by red-dawg · 108 replies
    The Wrap ^ | Feb 23, 2016 | Debbie Emery
    Members of the New England Police Benevolent Police Association hold up signs pledging support for the GOP frontrunner Amid the chaos of the Nevada caucus were people dressed in the traditional hoods and robes of the Ku Klux Klan, holding up signs pledging their support for Donald Trump. The members of the New England Police Benevolent Police Association — a controversial group that endorsed Trump in December — were photographed by a number of attendees outside the Cimarron-Memorial High School location in Las Vegas. “KKK in parking lot of Cimarron HS during Republican caucus. They keep saying take our country...