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  • THE ‘ABNORMALIZATION’ OF TRUMP

    02/13/2018 4:05:11 AM PST · by servo1969 · 27 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | 2/13/2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    What media coverage of a military parade tells us about the Left's madness. President Trump’s proposal for a military parade was met with total and absolute hysteria. Just like any and every other proposal that he makes. Military parades are a “public demonstration of power is characteristic of authoritarian regimes like North Korea and China,” the media screeched. That must be why we have them every year. The National Memorial Day Parade in Washington D.C. has been an annual event since it was revived to honor World War II veterans. But it’s subdued compared to other parades across the country...
  • Obama-Backed Group Appears at Democracy Alliance Donor Strategy Summit

    03/25/2017 8:01:06 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 14 replies
    freebeacon ^ | March 25, 2017 | Joe Schoffstall
    Former president working with Eric Holder to focus on redistricting efforts A group backed by former President Barack Obama participated at a D.C. gathering of deep-pocketed progressive donors strategizing to "restore progressive government" and to ensure fair redistricting in upcoming years. The gathering, hosted by the dark money Democracy Alliance network, is part of the network's spring investment conference and national donor summit held in D.C to plot resistance against President Trump and Republicans. The summit consists of numerous panels and discussions with key Democratic groups and players. Kelly Ward, the executive director of the Obama-linked National Democratic Redistricting Committee...
  • So You Thought the Election was Over? The Clinton Machine Schemes to Overturn Trump

    10/23/2017 9:22:44 AM PDT · by tjd1454 · 99 replies
    ProjectRealNews ^ | 10/23/2017 | ProjectRealNews
    One of the most devastating political earthquakes in modern American history took place between 10PM and Midnight in the inner rooms of the Clinton campaign in their VIP suite on the top floor of the Peninsula Hotel in Manhattan. The day started auspiciously enough, with RealClearPolitics continuing to show Hillary Clinton in the lead, just as she had led the polling average for the past 98 days. RCP predicted that Hillary Clinton would win 297 electoral votes to Trump’s 241, comfortably surpassing the 270 needed for victory. This prediction was mirrored by polling “guru” Nate Silver’s vaunted 538 website, which...
  • WaPo writer found strategizing with Democrats now exploring new career opportunities

    01/13/2018 11:36:04 AM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | January 13, 2018 | JAZZ SHAW
    Back around Thanksgiving time, we looked at some groundbreaking reporting from the Washington Free Beacon where they exposed some less than media-neutral activities by one member of the press. Janell Ross, a political reporter for the Washington Post, was found to have participated in a highly secretive, big dollar fundraising and strategy conference for the Democrats. To be clear, Ross was not there reporting on the conference as part of her job. She wrote no articles about it and the WaPo said they didn’t even know that she had gone. She was a participant in the event, even sitting in...
  • #Resist: How To Spot A Phony Political Movement

    02/06/2018 9:54:00 AM PST · by davikkm · 12 replies
    IWB ^ | Daniel Carter
    Over the past several years, political movements have been a dime a dozen. After the economy crashed in 2008, we saw the rise of the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street. Those two movements eventually petered out, but that made room for the overwhelming torrent of political movements that sprang up both before and after Trump’s election. On the right, there are anti-immigration movements, pro-life movements and movements based on patriotism and the support of Western values. On the left, there is Black Lives Matter, Antifa, Democratic Socialism, 3rd Wave Feminism, BAMN and a plethora of other lesser known political...
  • Think California politics is on the far-left fringe? Just wait for the next elections.

    02/05/2018 6:08:46 AM PST · by C19fan · 35 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 3, 2018 | Scott Wilson
    For those who think California politics is on the far-left fringe of the national spectrum, stand by. The next election season, already well underway here, will showcase a younger generation of Democrats that is more liberal and personally invested in standing up to President Trump’s Washington than those leaving office. Here in the self-labeled “state of resistance,” the political debate is being pushed further left without any sign of a Republican renaissance to serve as a check on spending and social policy ambitions. Even some Republicans are concerned about the departure of Gov. Jerry Brown (D), who proved to be...
  • California city to experiment with 'universal basic income'

    02/05/2018 5:59:23 AM PST · by Cheerio · 62 replies
    WND ^ | 2/4/18 | WND
    Residents to get $500 a month, no questions asked, as starting point The mayor of Stockton, California, is leading an experiment with “universal basic income,” which is set to start by giving low-income residents $500 a month, no questions asked. Mayor Michael Tubbs calls his city “ground zero” for issues like wage stagnation, rising housing prices and loss of middle-class jobs that affect the nation. The Central Valley city went bankrupt in 2012, and for decades it has been trying to diversify its agriculture-based economy. “I feel that as mayor it’s my responsibility to do all I could to begin...
  • Kunstler: “The 'Resistance' Is Dragging The Country Into Dangerous Madness”

    01/29/2018 3:50:03 PM PST · by blam · 20 replies
    For those of us who are not admirers of President Trump, it’s even more painful to see the Democratic opposition descend into the stupendous dishonesty of the Russian Collusion story. When the intelligentsia of the nation looses its ability to think — when it becomes a dis-intelligentsia — then there are no stewards of reality left. Trump is crazy enough, but the “resistance” is dragging the country into dangerous madness. It’s hard not to be impressed by the evidence in the public record that the FBI misbehaved pretty badly around the various election year events of 2016. And who, besides...
  • Hillary Clinton Hires Two Former Campaign Aides For "Resistance" PAC

    08/04/2017 6:09:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    Buzzfeed News ^ | August 4, 2017 | Ruby Cramer
    Hillary Clinton has hired two political operatives from her 2016 presidential campaign to help manage Onward Together, the project she founded this spring with former governor Howard Dean to fund and support a coalition of Democratic groups led by activists and organizers. The new additions, Emmy Ruiz and Adam Parkhomenko, held central roles on Clinton’s campaign: Ruiz delivered key victories as state director in Nevada during the primary and in Colorado during the general election; Parkhomenko worked in headquarters as her director of grassroots engagement before moving to the Democratic National Committee. Both served on Clinton’s first presidential bid in...
  • ‘Onward Together!’ Hillary Clinton, With New Slogan, Will Help Fund The Trump #Resistance

    05/05/2017 1:33:03 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 76 replies
    People Magazine ^ | May 5, 2017 | by Diana Pearl
    Hillary Clinton is not only out of the woods — she’s ready to resist. After taking a few months off the national stage following her loss in the 2016 presidential election, Clinton says she’s ready to get back into the nitty gritty of politics — and join #resistance. Clinton is planning to launch a political group to raise money for progressive-minded groups and organizations, a Democratic source confirms to PEOPLE. The group will be called Onward Together—a nod to her presidential campaign’s slogan, Stronger Together— and will work with those trying to push back on President Donald Trump‘s agenda. Over...
  • Greenfield: The Obama Government’s Secret Societies

    01/24/2018 10:20:03 AM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 17 replies
    FrontPageMag ^ | 1/24/18 | Daniel Greenfield
    The Obama Government’s Secret Societies Exposing the anti-Trump conspiracy within the DOJ. January 24, 2018 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. A week after the election, groups inside and outside the government, some calling themselves Obama Anonymous, had begun meeting to plan the “resistance” to Trump. Unlike the angry protesters in the streets, this resistance wasn’t a new organization. It consisted of Washington D.C. government lifers. At the CFPB, there was a group calling itself Dumbledore’s Army. Within the FBI...
  • Schumer listened to the resistance — and lost badly

    01/23/2018 7:29:20 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 24 replies
    Chuck Schumer started a government shutdown he couldn’t finish. The New York Democrat, among the shrewdest operators in national politics, stumbled badly because he succumbed to the siren song of the anti-Trump Resistance. He believed any charge could be made to stick to President Trump, no matter how implausible, and chose the dictates of an inflamed Democratic base over common sense. His embarrassing climbdown after a short, mostly weekend shutdown shows the limits of the Resistance. Yes, an anti-Trump midterm wave appears to be building and Democratic activists — marching in the streets by the thousands and badgering Republicans at...
  • The #Resistance Trump ignited will shape politics for a generation

    01/21/2018 8:36:35 AM PST · by yoe · 51 replies
    McClatchy ^ | January 20, 2018 | Alex Roarty
    Jennifer Mosbacher cried in a doctor’s office the morning after Donald Trump’s election, unable to control herself during a routine physical. The 43-year-old Atlanta suburbanite had avoided politics her entire life but was overcome with shock by an outcome she never saw coming.[snip]Mosbacher’s transformation is at the heart of an unprecedented movement inside the Democratic Party. Dubbed “The Resistance,” it has — in the year since Donald Trump’s inauguration — turned countless apolitical women and men into firebrand activists set on remaking the political system. Their fury-driven activism explains why abortion-rights group Emily’s List has been contacted by more than...
  • The Bloodless War against American Exceptionalism

    01/04/2018 12:37:10 AM PST · by lowbuck · 3 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 4 January 2018 | Susan Stanton
    Unprecedented social and political conflict was laid bare in 2017, the likes of which have seldom been seen before. Our American social fabric is in tatters. We are looking less enlightened and more divided than at any time since the Civil War. Progressives on both seaboards are in a battle for political supremacy over old-school thinkers. Boundaries are analogous to a resurrection of the Mason-Dixon line, except it's now the East and West Coasts versus the rest of America. Comparing more recent history, we look even less unified than we did in the 1960s – which says something painful about...
  • Former Secretary of State John Kerry’s Ongoing Work For The ‘Resistance’

    01/01/2018 12:05:14 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/01/18 | Judi McLeod
    In hiding, John Kerry remains the same way he was in office: lying with the dogs and catching fleas CFP’s intuitive cartoonist, ‘Dag Barkley’ hide-y-hole has been asking us to suss out where former Secretary of State John Kerry may be hiding now that he’s dropped out of newspaper headlines. We knew even without a Google search, that wherever Kerry’s hide-y-hole was it was bound to e a most comfy one. The latest Kerry sighting seems to have come from longtime D..C. reporter Paul Bedard over at the Washington Examiner:
  • 7 Celebrities Trump 'Broke' in 2017

    12/27/2017 12:01:56 PM PST · by HollywoodInToto · 35 replies
    Hollywood in Toto ^ | 12/27/17 | Christian Toto
    These stars didn't just "resist" President Trump. They made themselves look silly (or worse) along the way.
  • Surprise! ISIS Inspired Terrorist Arrested In San Francisco Was An Anti-Trump Antifa Supporter

    12/23/2017 7:26:36 PM PST · by blam · 14 replies
    Central Mirror ^ | 12-23-2017
    One day after local media outlets in San Francisco confirmed that the FBI had arrested Muslim convert Everitt Aaron Jameson for planning to attack the popular Pier 39 shopping center and tourist attraction, it has been revealed that the suspect was also a supporter of Antifa and other hard-left causes. According to authorities, Jameson targeted Pier 39 because of his knowledge of the area and the specific fact that it would be “heavily crowded.” The man also believed that it would be easy to “funnel” more people into the area in order to murder them. While mainstream media reports have...
  • In 2017, The ‘Resistance’ Couldn’t Shoot Straight At Trump

    12/21/2017 12:02:28 PM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    The Shiny Sheet ^ | December 21 2017 | Robert Tracinski
    Donald Trump requires an opposition to keep him in check, but also gives them plenty of ammunition to work with. So how did they still manage to blow it?The beginning of this year presented Democrats and their sympathizers in the media with both an important job and a big opportunity. Donald Trump governs in a style that somehow manages to combine authoritarian bluster with a total lack of self-discipline. He requires an effective political opposition to keep him in check, which also gives the opposition plenty of ammunition to work with.So how is that the Left spent most of 2017...
  • Trump Pokes Fun At ‘Resistance’: You Know What Happened When Hillary Resisted?

    12/09/2017 2:55:37 AM PST · by x1stcav · 16 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/8/17 | Amber Randall
    President Donald Trump took a swipe at his former opponent in the 2016 election by poking fun at “The Resistance” during a Friday night rally in Pensacola, Fla. Trump, speaking about his administration’s accomplishments, made fun of the “resistance” by pointing out that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tried to “resist” and ended up losing the 2016 presidential election. “Oh these resisters resist. Hillary resisted and you know what happened? She lost the election in a landslide,” Trump said as the crowd erupted into cheers.
  • What is resistance?

    12/05/2017 2:09:34 PM PST · by Jack Black · 15 replies
    Cascade Free Zone ^ | Dec 5, 2017 | xeroxero
    As a person of Polish heritage with a deep appreciation of the bravery and heroics of the Polish Home Army and associated groups during WW2 it’s been irritating to watch the American Left pick up the term “Resistance” and take it as their own. Real resistance has a cost. Real resistance is, by definition, an act of desperation by a conquered people. Keith Olbermann ranting on cable TV is not resistance. SIRUS-XM’s “Progress” rebranding itself “Home of the Resistance” is merely pathetic LARPing. For all the fake-fear that the Left claims to feel since Trump won a year ago, the...