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  • Ocasio-Cortez forgets her talking points, gets tongue-tied, claims, '…so much going on in my mind'

    11/09/2019 7:44:09 PM PST · by upchuck · 62 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Nov 9, 2019 | Thomas Lifson
    Apparently, the occasionally operating cortex kicked in yesterday, and the experience of mental activity temporarily threw Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez off her memorized talking points. She was in the midst of lecturing a crowd of Bernie-supporters, pacing around the stage with a hand-held microphone, engaging the crowd the way a fifth-grade teacher might lead along the children she is indoctrinating. But as she was building up to some sort of prepared punchline, she said, "Here's the deal" and then drew a blank. She actually used the expression "here's the deal" three times before coming up with the payoff.
  • Rashida Tlaib: Trump is ‘scared’ of the squad

    08/24/2019 5:21:10 PM PDT · by Libloather · 72 replies
    NY Post ^ | 8/24/19 | Jon Levine
    Rep. Rashida Tlaib came out swinging Saturday, saying President Trump was afraid of her and other members of “the squad.” “It’s been very clear to me, especially this last week, that he’s scared of us,” Tlaib told the Guardian in her first interview since declining Israel’s invitation to visit her grandmother on humanitarian grounds. “He’s afraid of women of color … because we’re not afraid of him and we’re not afraid to speak up and say that we have a white supremacist in the White House who has a hate agenda,” Tlaib said. The president uses attacks on the squad...
  • French police breakup of immigrant squat brings storm of protest

    08/02/2010 3:56:41 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 22 replies · 5+ views
    Gardian ^ | 2 Aug 10 | Lizzy Davies
    Footage of French police using apparently excessive force while breaking up an immigrant squat has prompted outrage as activists and intellectuals accuse Nicolas Sarkozy of pursuing policies that target the vulnerable while giving free reign to the police. The video, filmed by a member of the social housing charity Droit au Logement (DAL), shows officers roughly handling women and children as they break up a group of 150 squatters who were evicted from a tower block in La Courneuve, north-east of Paris. At one point, a woman is shown being pulled by her legs across the ground, her baby –...
  • French Swoop To Evict 1,000 At Migrant Squat

    08/17/2006 7:25:26 PM PDT · by blam · 11 replies · 521+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 8-18-2006 | Colin Randall
    French swoop to evict 1,000 at migrant squat By Colin Randall in Paris (Filed: 18/08/2006) Riot police stood by yesterday as an operation began to clear up to 1,000 migrants from a former student hostel that became one of Europe's biggest squats. A mother and child who were evacuated from the squat Hundreds of officers sealed off access to the rundown block at Cachan, on the outskirts of Paris. An activist assisting the immigrants said children were crying as the eviction began at 7am. Many people had barricaded themselves in their rooms in the block, where the so-called "Cachan Thousand"...