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  • Breadline aficionado Bernie Sanders in mourning as Venezuela bans breadlines

    08/23/2016 2:58:15 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/23/16 | Robert Laurie
    It's a sad day for socialists everywhere You may recall that the Bernie Sanders - the wealthy, multi-homed, socialist that he is - has a ďthingĒ for breadlines. As he famously said: ďItís funny; sometimes American journalists talk about how bad a country is, that people are lining up for food. That is a good thing. In other countries, people donít line up for food: the rich get the food and the poor starve to death.Ē Bernieís also had a lifelong affinity for the glorious socialist uprisings throughout South America and in Cuba. You and I might laugh at this,...
  • Venezuelan Government Further Disarming Citizens By Crushing Guns, Registering Ammo

    08/18/2016 8:50:52 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 8/18/2016 | Katie Pavlich
    "We are going to bring disarmament and peace," Reverol told reporters, while police officers drilled and sawed at rusty shotguns, home made pistols and some newer weapons. While the Venezuelan government and liberal western media will frame this move as an effort to reduce crime, it's about keeping the citizenry defenseless against the government in a time of complete societal breakdown. The government has come for guns belonging to Venezuelans before in the name of "safety," coupled with promises of lower crime. Both lies. Over to you, Gabby Franco:
  • Cardinal Zenís Fears Come to Pass in China [Catholic Caucus]

    08/16/2016 1:23:15 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 11 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | August 16, 2016 | Steve Skojec
    Since the beginning of this year, I have been sharing with you the growing concerns of Cardinal Zen of Hong Kong as regards the Vaticanís increasingly conciliatory stance with the Chinese government, which controls the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association, an ersatz replacement for the true Chinese Catholic Church, which has been forced underground, and is regularly persecuted. In January, Cardinal Zen warned about a new ďformulaĒ allegedly under discussion at the time for the appointment of new Chinese bishops: A recent article ďA winter of darkness for religions in ChinaĒ by Bernardo Cervellera on AsiaNews, says: ďFrom information that has...
  • U.S. Bishops invite discernment ahead of presidential elections

    08/09/2016 3:52:05 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 11 replies
    Vatican Radio ^ | 8/09/2016 | Vatican Radio
    As Americans prepare to vote in an increasingly divisive presidential election, the Catholic bishops of the United States are urging U.S. Catholics to catch up on some summer reading. Theyíve republished an updated version of ďForming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship,Ē their teaching document on the political responsibility of Catholics. Scandals, fear mongering, insults and lies Ė this electoral campaign pitting Republican Donald Trump against Democrat Hillary Clinton has seen it all. And U.S. bishops have seen enough. Reissuing their 2007 online document, theyíre calling on American Catholics to think hard about their political responsibilities. And rather than blindly casting their...
  • Card. Zen: My concerns over China-Holy See dialogue and repercussions on Chinese Church

    08/04/2016 12:04:45 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Asia News ^ | 8/04/16 | Card. Joseph Zen Ze-kiun
    The article by Card. John Tong, published today, mentions the difficulties and embarrassment experienced by unofficial faithful in China at the way in which China-Holy See talks are being conducted; at the Vatican's silence on the persecution suffered by the faithful; at the ambiguity of the Patriotic Association, the organism that controls the Church in China. Card. Joseph Zen, bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, speaks out on behalf of the underground communities. In order to deepen our understanding of the issues being debated by Catholics in China and the shadows that Card. Tong tries to dispel regarding China-Holy See dialogue,...
  • The DNC misses it on economic policy

    08/01/2016 7:45:06 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/01/16 | Rolf Yungclas
    Socialists like Warren think greed and excess during time of economic growth and prosperity mean capitalism itself is evil Speaking at the Democratic National Convention last Monday, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren let loose on her usual object of attack, banks and corporations, amidst an undercurrent of vocal Bernie Sanders supporters who accused her of being a sellout to the Clinton machine and their political dirty tricks. Warren, who became a popular spokesman for the Democratsí socialist policies after becoming their banking industry attack dog, opened with a brief autobiography and then, while describing the sad state of the American economy...
  • Hillary's Hate(Alinksy-ites)

    07/31/2016 10:28:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies
    frontpagemag.com ^ | 7/29/2016 | Matthew Vadum
    She is afflicted by her own special psychopathology. It is a mixture of sociopathy, incompetence, hubris, and contempt. She is our better so we'd better get with her. As David Horowitz tweeted during the speech, Clinton's problem is that "most Americans know exactly what to make of her. This speech is so empty." But Hillary gave the audience members what they wanted. It was a stroll through a liberal-progressive fantasy land, a place where money materializes out of thin air.
  • Venezuela's new decree: Forced farm work for citizens

    07/30/2016 4:37:55 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 68 replies
    CNN Money ^ | 7/29/2016 | by Patrick Gillespie, Rafael Romo and Osmary Hernandez
    A new decree by Venezuela's government could make its citizens work on farms to tackle the country's severe food shortages. That "effectively amounts to forced labor," according to Amnesty International, which derided the decree as "unlawful." In a vaguely-worded decree, Venezuelan officials indicated that public and private sector employees could be forced to work in the country's fields for at least 60-day periods, which may be extended "if circumstances merit."
  • Do Democrats want to disarm minorities?

    07/28/2016 8:51:56 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 28, 2016 | John R Lott Jr
    On Tuesday night, the mother of Trayvon Martin praised Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia for having ďthe courage to lead the fight for common-sense gun legislation.Ē Numerous other speakers also raised the gun control issue at the DNC, too. But Wednesday night was clearly ďgun night.Ē From Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) to former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey to former Representative Gabby Giffords and her husband, NASA Astronaut Mark Kelly to others, a string of speakers pushed for more gun control. When President Obama addressed the crowd he also pushed the notion of changing background checks...
  • The DNC's Odd Nod to Religion in Philly's [Catholic] Cathedral

    07/28/2016 1:18:36 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 7/27/2016 | Brian O'Neel
    The event in question was the ďInterfaith Service of Prayer for the NationĒ held at Phillyís [Catholic] cathedral, the Basilica of Ss. Peter and Paul. Planning for the event began in February by the Philadelphia Liturgical Institute, at the request and on behalf of the DNC. The prayer service was Ö odd.
  • Big Labor Makes The Case For Hillary Over Trump

    07/26/2016 7:35:42 AM PDT · by rktman · 32 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 7/26/2016 | Connor D. Wolf
    National union leaders made the case Monday for why Democratic presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton is a better choice over Republican nominee Donald Trump. National unions have overwhelmingly endorsed Clinton with many warning Trump would be disastrous for worker rights. The AFL-CIO, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the National Education Association, AFSCME, among others within the labor movement voiced their support for her at the the Democratic National Convention. ďWe need a president that wants to raise wages instead of one that thinks wages are too high and doesnít even think there should be a federal minimum wage,Ē SEIU International...
  • CNN Applauds Michelleís Dem Convention Speech, Van Jones ĎCrying

    07/26/2016 6:39:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 60 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 7/26/2016 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    Following the highly anticipated DNC speech by First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday, CNNís Anderson Cooper called out Political Commentator Van Jones for crying during the speech. ďWell I mean, first of all, if you weren't moved by that, go see the doctor,Ē he responded. Jones continued by speaking glowingly about the speech, ďShe gave a clinic on how to connect to the American people,Ē and ďIt was her speaking as a mother.Ē The rest of the panelists did much of the same, they all praised her speech for different reasons. CNNís Senior Political Reporter Nia-Malika Henderson praised Hillary Clintonís...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Democrat chairwoman RESIGNS

    07/24/2016 2:39:02 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 24, 2006 | By Khaleda Rahman
    Full Title: BREAKING NEWS: Democrat chairwoman RESIGNS hours before Clinton convention. Email hack revealing how party conspired against Sanders forces Debbie Wasserman Schultz to quit Democratic party chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has stepped down following Bernie Sanders' call for her resignation in the wake of a humiliating Wikileaks email hack that exposed her bias and showed the party had conspired against the Vermont senator. Party officials took part in crisis talks on Sunday afternoon - the eve of the party's national convention in Philadelphia - over mounting calls for Wasserman Schultz's resignation. The controversy exploded over the weekend, prompted in...
  • Unconstitutional Convention

    07/11/2016 8:59:03 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 27 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 7/11/16 | Ed Wood
    Mark Levin and others are pressuring the state legislatures to call for a "Constitutional Convention," or "Convention of States," or "Assembly of States." Doesn't matter which name you use, it's all the same thing. It is an effort not to amend our Constitution, but to change it significantly, or to replace it entirely. Here's how: The authorization for amending or changing the Constitution of the United States is found in Article V of the US Constitution. It is very short. Only one sentence. In fact, only the first two lines of that sentence are important, because in them, the Founding...
  • Black Lives Matter Activist SHOT DEAD After Breaking Into St. Louis Police Officerís Home

    07/10/2016 7:11:30 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/10/16 | Black Lives Matter Activist SHOT DEAD After Breaking Into St. Louis Police Officerís Home Jim Hoft
    Tyler Gebhard was killed Saturday in St. Louis after trying to break into a police officerís home. Gebhard had argued with the cop about Black Lives Matter on Facebook. The unidentified cop and Gebhard knew each other through church. Tyler Gebhard was 20 years old. He was shot after he threatened the officerís wife after she wouldnít let him in the home and threw a planter through the window. StL Today reported: A former Affton High School football standout forced his way into a South County home and was shot and killed by an off-duty officer inside after a Facebook...
  • Swedish politician: Migrant rape isnít as bad

    07/04/2016 10:13:53 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 133 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/7/16 | Gil Ronen
    Swedish Left Party politician Barbro SŲrman has suggested that itís ďworseĒ when Swedish men rape women, than when immigrants do so. ďThe Swedish men who rape do it despite the growing gender equality. They make an active choice. Itís worse imo [in my opinion],Ē SŲrman tweeted. SŲrman, a self-described socialist and a feminist, made the observation in response to what she claimed was excessive media focus on the fact that most of the rapes in Sweden are committed by immigrants. She explained that Swedish men are brought up in a society that believes in gender equality and therefore should be...
  • Geriatric socialists relive their 60ís radical glory days via well-catered anti-civil rights sit in

    06/23/2016 10:29:19 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/23/16 | Robert Laurie
    It's all about wedge-issues and fundraising. Before we start talking about the left-wing hissy fit unfolding in the House of Representatives, you need to keep something in mind. This is an election year. Democrats need four things: 1. They need to further their 100 year old agenda of banning guns. 2. They need to blame guns for their failure to deal with radical Islam. 3. They need a 2016 wedge issue. 4. They need - desperately - a massive pile of the political cash they claim to hate.
  • Pope Francis losing support in Argentina

    06/21/2016 2:57:22 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | June 17, 2016 | ANDR…S OPPENHEIMER
    Pope Francis is very popular around the world, but there are growing signs that his popularity is dwindling in his own country, Argentina. And there are good reasons for it. When former archbishop of the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires Jorge Bergoglio was chosen pope of the Roman Catholic Church in 2013, there were massive celebrations in Argentina. He was the first Latin American pope, and a respected priest in Argentina, where he was known to be at odds with the corrupt populist government of former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. Once in the Vatican, Francisí frequent calls to Argentine...
  • Pope Francis to Meet With Radical Leftist Podemos-Chief Pablo Iglesias - First Denied, Now Confirmed

    06/17/2016 4:40:48 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    The Eponymous Flower ^ | June 17, 2016 | Giuseppe Nardi
    While verbal and physical attacks against churches and religious leaders accumulate in the heated election climate in Spain, Pope Francis will meet Pablo Iglesias, the current irrepressible leader of the radical left Spain in September. With this meeting Pope Francis continues his unilateral contacts with representatives of the radical left. Acts of vandalism against churches and religious institutions, but also verbal attacks against high church officials, have characterized the time before the early Spanish general elections which are to take place on 26 June. One of the most prominent victims of the attacks is Antonio Cardinal Ca√Īizares, Archbishop of Valencia...
  • Spainís once mighty socialists succumb to populist rage

    06/14/2016 11:35:34 PM PDT · by Fhios · 14 replies
    FT ^ | 6/14/2016 | Tobias Buck
    ... "The fact is that in Spain and elsewhere in Europe, voters have come to associate the centre-left with many of the (unpopular) policies traditionally championed by the right: austerity, deregulation, liberalisation, free trade." ...
  • Obama Congratulates Hillary Clinton; Plans Meeting With Bernie Sanders(BEER or BONG?)

    06/08/2016 7:12:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/8/2016 | Charlie Spiering
    President Barack Obama congratulated Hillary Clinton last night for securing the Democratic nomination, according to the White House, during a phone call with his former Secretary of State. ďHer historic campaign inspired millions and is an extension of her lifelong fight for middle-class families and children,Ē White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in a statement. Obama also called Senator Bernie Sanders, Earnest confirmed. ďThe President thanked Senator Sanders for energizing millions of Americans with his commitment to issues like fighting economic inequality and special interestsí influence on our politics,Ē he said. Earnest said that Obama will meet with Sanders...
  • San Jose Police Chief Who Admits ALLOWING ATTACKS on Trump Supporters is Affiliated With La Raza

    06/05/2016 5:30:09 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 197 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Jun 5, 2016 | Aleister
    The San Jose police department is under increasing scrutiny over charges that they allowed Trump supporters to be attacked by violent rioters following a Trump event. What has gone largely unreported, is that police chief Eddie Garcia is affiliated with the far left group La Raza.
  • Venezuela's Maduro rooting for 'revolutionary friend' Sanders in U.S. campaign

    05/31/2016 7:28:08 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 7 replies
    Venezuela's Maduro rooting for 'revolutionary friend' Sanders in U.S. campaign By Girish Gupta and Corina Pons CARACAS Venezuela's embattled president, Nicolas Maduro, said on Tuesday night he supported Bernie Sanders in the U.S. presidential race, adding that the candidate, who describes himself as a democratic socialist, would win if the vote were "free." Maduro, a socialist who sees himself as the political heir to his predecessor, Hugo Chavez, has long railed against the United States, blaming it for Venezuela's economic crisis and accusing Washington of attempting to topple him. "Bernie Sanders, our revolutionary friend, ought to win in the United...
  • THE GUN CONTROL PRESIDENT. ITíS A MATTER OF CHOICE!

    05/29/2016 8:13:41 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/29/16 | Andrew Benjamin
    Her choice that is. You have seriously misunderstood the constitution because there is no such thing as God-given rights. Only rights conferred by the Liberal-Socialist Democratic Party - if they so choose HersÖ Not yours. You make a decision to defend your family. She intends to take away your choice. Your choice is to preserve life.óPreferably yours. Her choice is to increase money flowing to her foundation. She is smarter than you, better than you, and reserves her ďrightĒ to make choices for you.
  • UN paints bleak picture of stagnating world economy

    05/13/2016 7:02:35 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 20 replies
    .local10.com ^ | Edith M. Lederer
    The report blames a host of factors for this year's lackluster economic prospects including persistent weak demand in the major economies which remains a drag on global growth, the low price of oil and other commodities which are hurting exporting countries, severe weather-related shocks especially severe drought related to El Nino, political challenges, and large capital outflows in many developing regions. Dawn Holland, a senior economist in the U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, said the 2.4 percent growth predicted for this year is 1 percent lower than the average annual rate of growth of 3.4 percent in the...
  • Socialist Wolf in sheepís clothing now mayor of worldís financial capital

    05/11/2016 10:07:45 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/11/16 | Judi McLeod
    Sad to say that even so not many yet hear the howling of the wolves No one hears the howling of the wolves but theyíre getting louder every day. Not many in the mainstream media bother joining the dots anymore. Keeping ahead of the news curve means doing oneís own research. Now that Sadiq Khan has been elected as the first Muslim Mayor of a major Western capital in London England, prominent Muslim columnists like Tarek Fatah over at the Toronto Sun, writes ĎLondonís new mayor is no Islamistí.
  • Texas, New Mexico oil producers push for import limits

    05/08/2016 10:03:41 PM PDT · by panhandle67 · 36 replies
    AP BIG STORY ^ | Apr. 19, 2016 | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) ó Oil drilling companies and royalty owners from the Texas Panhandle to New Mexico's stretch of the Permian Basin are embarking on a grass-roots campaign to limit foreign oil imports, salvaging what they say is a major sector of the U.S. economy. "American oil is competing against a cartel of government operators which has a stated initiative of driving an American industry out of business," said Tom Cambridge, one of the Panhandle producers leading the campaign. The grass-roots movement is pushing for the next president of the United States to issue a proclamation setting quotas for imports...
  • Meet the Radical Professors Opposed to Renaming a Public Law School for Justice Scalia

    05/03/2016 11:37:41 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 40 replies
    PJ Media ^ | May 3, 2016 | J. Christian Adams
    A group of undergraduate professors at George Mason University are leading the charge to oppose renaming the law school after late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. A public Virginia university, GMU received a $30,000,000 pledge to rename the law school. However, the George Mason faculty senate -- which is not a law school body -- passed a resolution opposing the name change. The reasons the GMU faculty senate opposed the well-funded name change included the following: The memorializing of a Supreme Court Justice who was a significant contributor to the polarized climate in this country that runs counter to...
  • Dump Trump (GOP Gala Protests: Part II)

    04/28/2016 9:01:59 PM PDT · by OddLane
    The right is blessed in its opponents, who have never truly appreciated how deeply unappealing their platform is, at least to non-millennials, i.e. individuals who arenít complete ignoramuses. A perfect illustration of this political tone deafness can be found in the mass demonstrations held in front of the Grand Hyatt Hotel during the pre-primary GOP Gala. Our good friend Pamela Hall has a fantastic photo essay which chronicles the concerns expressed by the assorted dregs of humanity...
  • Clinton delegates feel the Bern ó hey, 'b---h,' switch your vote

    04/03/2016 7:17:38 AM PDT · by kevcol · 5 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | April 8, 2016 | Ariel Cohen
    Superdelegates supporting Hilary Clinton are getting angry, abusive phone calls and emails from Bernie Sanders' backers demanding they switch sides. The pressure is intense, say Clinton superdelgates from states won by Sanders. Superdelegates are not "pledged" to the state victor and can vote whichever way they want. That's leading to a torrent of unpleasantness. . . . "I have friends around the country that are being tormented, not violently, but verbally assaulted and I know Bernie Sanders would not countenance that," Warner said. "I wouldn't be surprised if he didn't make some sort of statement to his supporters to stop...
  • Fabians Well & Alive in America - 2016

    04/02/2016 6:45:33 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/02/16 | Sandra Carney
    The Republicans I watch with shock and dismay at the attitude from people who vote Republican. The vitriol against the two candidates by supporters on each side is troubling to say the least. One thing we can say about the Democrats. They support Sanders or Clinton but donít indulge in this pure trashing of the other. Under the guise of ďSocial JusticeĒ this narcotic has been rammed down our throats Iíve seen lies, innuendos and abject distortions on both Cruz and Trump. In every instance, they can be explained and have been by each candidate at nauseam. But as the...
  • Associated Press willingly cooperated with the Nazis, new report shows

    03/30/2016 7:04:57 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 3/30/16 | Raphael Ahren
    News agency and Third Reich said to have made mutually beneficial deal, with AP providing countless photos for Nazi propaganda; AP denies collaboration... ....illingly cooperated with Nazi Germany, submitting to the regimeís restrictive rulings on the freedom of the press and providing it with images from its photo archives to be used in its anti-Semitic and anti-Western propaganda machine, a new report reveals.
  • Belgium fell asleep at their guard post

    03/24/2016 7:50:31 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/24/16 | Barry Shaw
    Failure of liberal socialist policies when it comes to social cohesion and national and personal security concern Western intelligence services repeatedly warned Belgium of a serious and imminent terror threat. They even gave the intended targets, the airport and the underground system, but Belgian security services failed to take the necessary preventative measures that may have stopped the huge loss of life and injury on March 22 in Brussels. As one Israeli counter-terror expert told me, ďthey fell asleep on guard duty even after being told the enemy was about to attack them.Ē Whether the Belgians either did not take...
  • New York City Bill to Call for Free Tampons in Public School Restrooms, Shelters and Jails

    03/23/2016 11:30:09 AM PDT · by C19fan · 47 replies
    NY Times ^ | March 21, 2016 | Roni Caryn Rabin
    New York City Council members are joining a growing national movement to improve access to feminine hygiene products, and on Tuesday will introduce proposals for free tampons and pads in city public school restrooms and homeless shelters, and easier access at correctional facilities.
  • Five Years After Occupy Wall Street, Bernie Sanders Continues Its Fight

    03/20/2016 4:39:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Inquisitr News ^ | March 20, 2016 | Reno Berkeley
    On September 17, 2011, the Occupy Wall Street movement exploded onto the scene. Peaceful protestors set up tents and sleeping bags in New York City's Zuccotti Park. The movement's slogan was "We are the 99 percent." Protestors railed against big banks, the growing foreclosure scandal, and political corruption. Five years later, the Occupy movement finally has the leader it never really had: Bernie Sanders. In the years since the movement was squelched by a chillingly multi-pronged alliance between various U.S. government agencies and private enterprise, resentment toward those who retain a chokehold on power and money has simmered just below...
  • The Racist Democrat Running for President

    03/11/2016 6:28:34 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/11/16 | Jeff Crouere
    There is certainly rampant poverty among Democrats today, a poverty of fresh thinking. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is quite comfortable pandering for votes, regardless of the facts. At a recent Democrat presidential debate, Sanders made the outlandish claim that ďwhen youíre white, you donít know what itís like to be living in a ghetto; you donít know what itís like to be poor.Ē This is incredibly ironic because Sanders, a committed socialist, was relatively poor until the age of 40. He was never able to earn an adequate living until he started in politics. Before he entered elective office, Sanders...
  • Analysis A threat ahead: California Democrats losing the fight for younger voters

    02/29/2016 6:11:10 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | February 29, 2016 | By Cathleen Decker
    The state Democratic Party convention held here over the weekend presented an occasionally jarring contrast: Democrats gathered at what seemed like a 50th college reunion for veteran politicians, and at the same time one of the biggest rounds of applause came at the mention of Bernie Sanders, the presidential candidate few of those politicians support. The split, largely generational given the youthful tilt of the Vermont senator's supporters, underscored a hard truth for California Democrats that was barely discussed during the celebratory convention: Numbers-wise, the party's heading for trouble. It was not hard to hear the clarion of future dissent...
  • Venezuelan economy to turn even worse in 2016, study finds

    02/28/2016 6:37:19 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    FOX News Latino ^ | February 26, 2016
    If misery loves company, then at least Venezuela is located in the right corner of the globe. A recent study projects that the South American nation has far and away the world's most miserable economy in 2016, nearly four times worse off than second-place Argentina. A survey conducted by Bloomberg Business using the "misery index" projects that Venezuela in 2016 will continue to worsen. Bloomberg estimates that Venezuela's inflation rate will rise from 98.3 percent last year to 152 percent in 2016. Argentina, another South American nation that has flirted with socialist economic policies, is facing many similar problems. With...
  • Venezuelan toilet paper shortage an unwelcome symptom of socialism

    02/26/2016 8:10:06 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 51 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | February 26, 2016 | By John Kass
    The problem with socialism, Margaret Thatcher is credited with saying, is that you eventually run out of other people's money. But the late Mrs. Thatcher - heroic conservative prime minister of Great Britain - was too well-mannered to tell people what actually comes next. So I'll have to do it. After socialists run out of other people's money, the people eventually run out of something almost as precious as money: Toilet paper. It's happening right now in Venezuela, once a socialist, oil-rich paradise and land of great shortstops. But Venezuela is fast becoming a thoroughly failed state. Let's just hope...
  • Bernie Sanders Will Become President. The FBI and 67% of Americans Distrust Hillary Clinton

    02/22/2016 8:30:14 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 48 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | February 22, 2016 | by H.A. Goodman
    Bernie Sanders has positive favorability ratings. He's the only leading candidate in 2016 with positive favorability ratings. If you care about losing to a Republican this year, then you should care about this fact. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump do not have positive favorability ratings. 59% of Americans distrust Donald Trump. 67% of Americans find Hillary Clinton "not honest and trustworthy." Yes, more Americans trust Donald Trump than Hillary Clinton. Only Bernie Sanders can prevent a xenophobic billionaire from making decisions in the Oval Office. Negative favorability ratings, in addition to an ongoing FBI investigation, pave the way for a...
  • Clinton Wins Nevada Caucus

    02/20/2016 2:20:14 PM PST · by NRx · 140 replies
    NBC ^ | 02-20-2016 | NBC News
    NBC is calling it for Clinton.
  • Who would the national socialist left love to run against in November?

    02/17/2016 9:43:01 AM PST · by Torcert · 60 replies
    2/17/2016
    One of the curious aspects of the intensity of the primary season is that most forget that there is another side to contest. After all, the ultimate goal of the primaries is to have a party standard bearer that has chance against the Leftist tyrannical side of the aisle. With that said, it would be a very good exercise to examine what the national socialist left has done in the past as a way of discerning who they would prefer to compete against in the general election. So let us begin by looking at the memes and falsehoods they have...
  • Hey FReepers: Does your candidate unite or divide conservatives? Do you? (Vanity)

    02/17/2016 12:49:08 AM PST · by OldSaltUSN · 34 replies
    Self | 2/16/2016 | OldSaltUSN
    Conservatives have had an abundant number of excellent candidates for the Presidency, this election cycle. From successful Governor's like Walker, Jindal, and Jeb Bush, to Cruz, Rubio, Carsen, on down the line. News Flash: NONE OF THESE GUYS ARE BOB MICHEL, BOB DOLE, JOHN McCAIN, OR MITT "ROMNEYCARE" ROMNEY STYLE "RINO's". Most of these guys have been pretty conservative throughout their history. Rubio and Cruz have been decent Senators - heck, amongst the MOST conservative Senators. Jeb Bush and Scott Walker were darn good Governors. ALL OF THESE GUYS WOULD MAKE ONE HECK OF A PRESIDENT, and far better than...
  • Shock as Sinn Fein surges in new poll as govt parties lose ground [Ireland elections]

    02/14/2016 4:44:57 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Irish Central ^ | February 14, 2016 04:27 AM | James O’Shea
    Sinn Fein have surged by 3 points to 20 percent in the second week of the Irish election set for February 26th, according to the highly trusted Red C poll for the Sunday Business Post. Sinn Fein gains came despite a major media and political barrage aimed at the party after a bloody spate of Dublin gangland killings and Sinn Fein's position on ending the Special Criminal Court, which operates without juries and that tries gangland suspects. The Sinn Fein surge seems to have been at the expense of the current government partners, Fine Gael and Labour, who have dropped...
  • The 'progressive' itch to regulate speech

    02/14/2016 8:22:32 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 34 replies
    Trib Live ^ | 13, Feb, 2016 | George Will
    Bernie Sanders, greedy for power to punish people he considers greedy, has occasioned 2016's best joke (reported in Bloomberg Businessweek): "In the Bernie Sanders drinking game, every time he mentions a free government program, you drink someone else's beer." But neither Sanders' nor Hillary Clinton/s hostility to the First Amendment is amusing. Both have voted to do something never done before - make the Bill of Rights less protective. They favor amending the First Amendment to permit government regulation of political campaign speech. Hence, they embrace "progressivism's" logic, as it has been explained separately and disapprovingly, by two eminent economists,...
  • Venezuela top court overrules Congress, grants decree powers

    02/11/2016 5:46:41 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 11, 2016 8:44 PM EST
    Venezuela's Supreme Court has overruled the opposition-controlled congress and granted broad decree powers to President Nicolas Maduro. Congress last month had refused to approve Maduro's declaration of an economic emergency. The court ruled in a decision made public Thursday night that Maduro did not need congressional approval after all. The court said the declaration of emergency is now in effect, granting Maduro greatly expanded authority over the economy for 60 days. ...
  • Ignore the mainstream media and pundits: Hillary‚Äôs the Rasputin of Politics

    02/10/2016 5:53:24 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/10/16 | Judi McLeod
    Stay awake, stay alert and get out there to support the non-socialist, non-progressive candidate of your choosing any way that you can. Bernie Sanders, who took last night‚Äôs New Hampshire Primary by storm, grandly concludes that his primary victory shows people want ‚ÄėReal Change‚Äô. Hello? Bernie? The ‚ÄėReal Change‚Äô people got from Obama back in 2008 is all but killing off their country. The commonsense l conclusion with incoming Democrats is that one Democrat is EXACTLY the same as any and all of the others.
  • MYTH BUSTED: Actually, Yes, Hitler Was a Socialist Liberal

    02/09/2016 2:07:44 PM PST · by Torcert · 60 replies
    Louder with Crowder ^ | January 28 2016 | Courtney Kirchoff
    A favorite tactic employed by leftists is to describe the Nazis as ‚Äúright wing,‚ÄĚ with Adolf Hitler, their leader, as the grand leader of this ‚Äúright wing‚ÄĚ movement. Rewriting history is pretty common for leftists, as their history is littered with injustice (the KKK was founded by Democrats, did you know?). Injustices they claim to fight against today. Awkward. But thanks to this nifty thing called ‚Äúhistory‚ÄĚ in combination with ‚Äúthe internet,‚ÄĚ we can bust this myth once and for all. Thoroughly. Or until a leftist insists on ignoring it. Then we‚Äôll hold them down and tape their eyes open....
  • Better Red Than Ted

    02/04/2016 4:26:28 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/04/16 | Dr. Robert Owens
    Sanders wants to bring what he admired in the USSR, Cuba, Nicaragua, and other communist states to America. This may be an election that could seal the deal for the Progressive fundamental transformation of America, as 2016 is shaping up to be a watershed election. Socialists and Communists have run for the presidency many times in America. Between 1900 and 1920 Eugene V. Debs was the Socialist Party’s nominee in five presidential elections. The Communist Party USA has not disappeared.
  • Right-Wing Extremists Are Bigger Threat to America Than ISIS [Rev 12: Coming Conservative Holocaust]

    02/04/2016 2:34:26 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 40 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 2/4/2016 | Kurt Eichenwald
    [...] Clearly, these were not the typical "Islamic terrorists" described in the boogeyman stories of American politicians who exploit fear for votes. Glendon Crawford, the industrial mechanic who conceived the plan, has all the panache of a Macy's shoe salesman; Eric Feight, a software engineer who helped build the device, looks like a less impish version of Kurt Vonnegut. But their harmless appearance belies their beliefs‚ÄĒCrawford was a member of the Ku Klux Klan, and the plot he hatched with Feight involved killing scores of Muslims, as well as officials at the governor's mansion in Albany, New York and at...