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  • Unearthed Video Exposes What Kamala Harris REALLY Thinks of Young Voters

    08/12/2020 11:35:09 AM PDT · by montag813 · 31 replies
    24News ^ | 08-12-2020 | Joe Callen
    by Joe Callen Slow Joe Biden has been struggling to connect with younger voters -- a crucial demographic he needs to try and beat Trump. Biden cannot seem to generate anywhere near the level of enthusiasm among Gen-Z and Millennial voters as did Bernie Sanders. CNN reported that one of the reasons Joe chose ultra-left wing VP mate Kamala Harris was to "energize" young people -- which is bizarre g9iven how Harris went on a rampage imprisoning young people for minor weed offenses as California Attorney General. But a new video unearthed by conservative Jason Howerton will absolutely crush...
  • Jemele Hill: If You Thought the United States Wasn’t Nearly as Bad as Nazi Germany, How Wrong You Are

    08/23/2020 6:39:32 PM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 68 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 23, 2020 | Dylan Gwinn
    Former ESPN host and current Atlantic writer Jemele Hill, said that those who believe the United States isn’t “nearly as bad as Nazi Germany,” are mistaken. The outspoken Trump-critic and liberal activist made the comments in a Twitter post on Sunday, after reading a book called Caste, by Isabel Wilkerson. In the book, Wilkerson likens the Jim Crow system in the South to a caste system. Claiming that, “every aspect of life was so tightly controlled and scripted and restricted that race was an insufficient term to capture the depth and organized repression that people were living under.” According to...
  • Mask Stupidness...

    08/18/2020 1:03:43 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 194 replies
    18 Aug 2020 | US Navy Vet
    Any Predictions on when all of the MASK STUPIDNESS will be done?
  • NFL's Redskins Renamed As Washington Football Team

    07/23/2020 6:21:35 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 104 replies ^ | Jul 23, 2020
    The NFL team formerly known as the Redskins will go by the Washington Football Team for at least the 2020 season, giving the organisation time to choose a new, full-time name. Gone is the Indian head logo and the name Native American advocates have called a dictionary-defined racial slur. Here to stay are the burgundy and gold colours that are synonymous with the franchise's storied history. Executive vice-president and chief marketing officer Terry Bateman, who was hired on Monday to oversee the name change and rebranding process, called the temporary design "a nice link between the history and the future"....
  • Now, I Care (Excellent read)

    07/09/2020 5:33:06 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 46 replies
    Texas Gun Trader ^ | 9 July 2020 | Anonymous
    Now, I care I never cared if you were “gay” or whatever acronym you chose to call yourself, until you started shoving it down my throat. I never cared what color you were, if you were a good human, until you started blaming me for your problems. I never cared about your political affiliation until you started to condemn me for mine. I never cared where you were from in this great Republic until you began condeming people based on where they were born and the history that makes them who they are. I never cared if you were well...
  • While Claiming to be ‘Palestinian’, Rashida Tlaib now says she’s “African American”

    07/01/2020 3:54:18 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 37 replies
    BIN ^ | 6/30/2020 | Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz
    The recent racial tensions have caused some confusion among the Democratic Party’s more radical elements with Congressman Alexandria Ocasio Cortez claiming that Latinos are black and Congressman Rashida Tlaib claiming that she, as a “Palestinian”, is of African descent. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also known by her initials as AOC, is the Democratic Party’s Representative for New York’s 14th congressional district. She is the youngest woman ever to serve in the United States Congress but with both her parents benign born in Puerto Rico, she should know a bit about Latino culture. It, therefore, came as quite a surprise when she claimed...
  • Boston Arts Commission votes to remove statue of Lincoln with freed slave

    06/30/2020 11:24:47 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 26 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 01 2020 | Vincent Barone
    The Boston Arts Commission voted unanimously Tuesday night to remove a public monument depicting President Abraham Lincoln standing before a freed slave. The Emancipation Memorial in Park Square — a replica of the original standing in Washington, D.C. — will be taken down with an art conservator “to document, recommend how the bronze statue is removed, supervise its removal and placement into temporary storage,” the motion reads. “As we continue our work to make Boston a more equitable and just city, it’s important that we look at the stories being told by the public art in all our neighborhoods,” Boston...
  • House passes DC statehood bill

    06/26/2020 12:39:28 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 102 replies
    WTOP ^ | June 26, 2020, 3:14 PM | Mitchell Miller | @mmillerwtop
    The U.S. House on Friday approved legislation to make D.C. the 51st state in the United States. The House vote was the first on D.C. statehood in more than a quarter-century. The vote was 232-180. While it marks the first time the House has passed a D.C. statehood bill, the Republican-controlled Senate has no plans to take it up. The bill would establish a federal district of two square miles, comprising the Capitol and White House, the National Mall and other major federal buildings. The rest of the District would become a state called Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, named for the...
  • Top chess personalities slam ABC for questioning if chess is 'racist' [i.e. Australian Broadcasting Corporation]

    06/26/2020 9:09:11 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 51 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | June 24, 2020 12:19 | Zachary Keyser
    After an Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Sydney radio station posed the question if chess is racist because it’s customary for the white pieces to move first, Russian chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov and former Australian chess representative John Adams took to Twitter to slam the notion, calling it “bull—” and a waste of taxpayer dollars. Adams noted that ABC contacted him to make a comment on the segment, which is intended to run Wednesday. “They called me up and asked whether I was the John Adams involved in chess,” Adams told the Daily Telegraph. “Then they said with everything going on,...
  • Robert the Bruce statue at Bannockburn defaced by 'BLM' graffiti

    06/15/2020 1:31:52 PM PDT · by SJackson · 64 replies
    The National Scotland ^ | 6-15-20 | Laura Webster
    The Robert the Bruce statue was spray-painted with graffiti calling him a 'racist king'. Credit for photographs: Grant Stobbart THE Battle of Bannockburn site was found vandalised yesterday with graffiti branding Robert the Bruce a “racist king” and calling for his statue to be removed. Images on social media appeared to show markings on the wall at the visitor centre and the statue. National Trust for Scotland bosses, who operate the centre, said they were “disappointed” by the act. The general manager for Edinburgh and East, Stuart Maxwell, said: “We are very disappointed by the vandalism of the iconic Bruce...
  • The Section Of 16th Street In Front Of The White House Is Now Officially “Black Lives Matter Plaza”.

    06/05/2020 5:26:10 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 17 replies
    Twitter ^ | 06/05/20 | Mayor Muriel Browser
    The section of 16th street in front of the White House is now officially “Black Lives Matter Plaza”.  
  • Biden says police should be trained to ‘shoot 'em in the leg instead of the heart’

    06/02/2020 8:05:46 AM PDT · by libstripper · 59 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 1, 2020 | Morgan Phillips
    Joe Biden said Monday that police -- if facing a threat from a person with "a knife or something" -- should be trained to “shoot ‘em in the leg instead of the heart,” amid five straight days of protest following the death of George Floyd. “Instead of standing there and teaching a cop when there’s an unarmed person coming at ‘em with a knife or something, shoot ‘em in the leg instead of in the heart,” Biden said in an address to black community leaders in Wilmington, Del. (Emphasis added.)
  • David Hogg says grandfather was 'part of the Antifa forces' who fought in WWII

    06/01/2020 6:24:36 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 95 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6/1/20 | Spencer Neale
    David Hogg, a Parkland shooting survivor-turned-gun control activist, compared law enforcement and officials in President Trump's administration to fascists, saying his grandfather fought with antifa against similar forces during World War II. Hogg, who has been highly critical of the Trump administration, suggested the president called his grandfather and other veterans "terrorists" when Trump said the United States would designate antifa a terrorist organization. "My grandpa was part of the Antifa forces in WWII sad Donald Trump has labeled him and his fellow vets as terrorists," Hogg tweeted. Trump has blamed the left-wing antifa movement for violent demonstrations across the...
  • New York City Moves to Limit Fees From Meal-Delivery Apps. Measures aim to bolster restaurants struggling during the pandemic

    05/13/2020 8:04:53 PM PDT · by karpov · 28 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | May 13, 2020 | Katie Honan
    New bills passed Wednesday in the New York City Council will cap delivery fees charged by services like Grubhub and prohibit other charges, a move lawmakers say will help struggling businesses as the city fights the coronavirus. Under the changes, delivery apps will be prohibited from charging restaurants more than 15% per delivery order and more than a 5% fee on other service. These third-party services could face civil fines of up to $1,000 a day per restaurant, if they violate the new laws, officials said. Another bill passed Wednesday prohibits the services from charging restaurants for phone calls made...
  • Fearing being mistaken for criminals, people of color shy away from homemade face masks

    04/11/2020 2:25:17 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 44 replies
    Miami Hurled ^ | April 8 2020 | Dawson White
    ...some people of color say they won’t be wearing homemade masks for fear they could be perceived as criminals.... [Aaron] Thomas wrote that he’d planned to cover his face with an old bandanna to run to the grocery store, but thought better of it, writing that for him, “the fear of being mistaken for an armed robber or assailant is greater than the fear of contracting Covid-19.” ...."I do not trust that I will be allowed to exist in my Black skin and be able to buy groceries or other necessities without a confrontation and having to explain my intent...
  • Officials: Paddleboarder arrested at Malibu Pier for flouting state stay at home order

    04/03/2020 9:11:13 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 49 replies
    KTLA ^ | April 2, 2020 | Erika Martin
    A paddleboarder was arrested in Malibu Thursday after ignoring lifeguards’ orders to get out of the ocean amid social distancing rules, authorities said. The lifeguards flagged down deputies for assistance, but the man ultimately chose to stay in the water alongside the Malibu Pier for about 30 to 40 minutes, Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said in a Facebook post. Deputies summoned their patrol boat from Marina Del Rey, and the man swam to shore once it arrived, officials said. He was subsequently arrested on suspicion of disobeying a lifeguard and violating Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stay at home order, a...
  • AOC mixes up two 'very different' economists in Instagram post about 4-day workweek

    02/09/2020 2:48:45 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 64 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9 February 2020 | Brie Stimpson
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., who holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Boston University, had to correct herself Saturday evening after mixing up two "very different" economists during a lengthy Instagram discussion. "UGGGH TYPO,” the freshman congresswoman wrote after confusing John Maynard Keynes, an early 20th-century British economist who theorized that government spending was linked to economic growth, with Milton Friedman, a free-market American economist and 1976 Nobel Prize winner, according to The Washington Examiner. Ocasio-Cortez mistakenly combined their names into "Milton Keynes." “I was just reading today about how in 1930, famed economist Milton Keynes predicted that by 2030...
  • Woman tries to pry open mountain lion’s jaws to save her dog

    12/11/2019 5:25:15 PM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 65 replies
    Santa Cruz Sentinel / AP ^ | December 5, 2019 | Anonymous
    <p>A Southern California woman punched a mountain lion Thursday and tried to pry its jaws open to save her dog from an attack in her backyard, officials said.</p> <p>The unidentified woman suffered a minor cut after the mountain lion attacked her miniature Schnauzer in the city of Simi Valley near Los Angeles, police Sgt. Keith Eisenhour told KNBC-TV.</p>
  • Could Tax Increases Speed Up the Economy? Democrats Say Yes

    12/09/2019 10:55:26 AM PST · by karpov · 74 replies
    New York Times ^ | December 5, 2019 | Jim Tankersley
    WASHINGTON — Elizabeth Warren is leading a liberal rebellion against a long-held economic view that large tax increases slow economic growth, trying to upend Democratic policymaking in the way supply-side conservatives changed Republican orthodoxy four decades ago. Generations of economists, across much of the ideological spectrum, have long held that higher taxes reduce investment, slowing economic growth. That drag, the consensus held, would offset the benefits to growth from increased government spending in areas like education. Ms. Warren and other leading Democrats say the opposite. The senator from Massachusetts, who is a leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, contends...
  • Romney says Congress must act “without any more delay” on vaping

    12/08/2019 5:21:57 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 76 replies
    KSTU ^ | December 5, 2019 | Matthew Brooks
    Sen. Romney says the Trump administration and Congress “must act without any delay” on vaping among the youth. The Utah senator seeks a ban on the flavored vaping cartridges that appeal to kids. The Centers for Disease Control says among middle and high school students who use tobacco products, 7 in 10, or 4.3 million, of them say they used flavored tobacco products in 2019. Vaping cartridges are available in flavors like mint, candy, fruit, or chocolate, the students say.