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  • Arab Muslims are People of Color, Arab Christians are White

    09/23/2020 10:23:02 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 36 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | 09/23/2020 | Daniel Greenfield
    Maintaining its proud commitment to printing all the news that will divide Americans by race, sex, and creed, the New York Times published a list of what it claimed were the “922 of the most powerful people in America” while claiming that only 20% of them are people of color. The term “people of color” is already ambiguous enough with white professors, grad students, and NAACP presidents claiming to be black. . . The Times claimed that only 112 of the 431 House of Representatives members are people of color. It lists Rep. Rashida Tlaib as a person of color,...
  • Where is the "Squad".

    09/05/2020 9:31:47 AM PDT · by OSHA · 28 replies
    Vanity | Self
    Are they locked in Pelosi's basement? How are they keeping them quiet?
  • Brooklyn Man Who Shot, Stabbed NYPD Officers, Indicted .Bodycam Video Released

    08/31/2020 1:28:00 PM PDT · by Freeleesy · 12 replies
    ABC NY ^ | August 26, 2020
    BROOKLYN (WABC) -- A federal grand jury in Brooklyn returned an indictment Wednesday against a Bosnian national seen on video in a June knife attack on NYPD officers. Dzenan Camovic, 21, of Flatbush, is charged with attempted aggravated murder and other charges for allegedly stabbing a police officer in the neck, taking the injured officer's gun, using it to shoot the officer's partner in the hand, and also firing it at responding police officers, wounding a third officer
  • Tlaib Slams Biden Campaign for Disavowing Anti-Semite Linda Sarsour

    08/23/2020 7:37:39 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 16 replies
    freebeacon ^ | AUGUST 20, 2020 | Alex Nester
    Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) took a shot at Joe Biden on Wednesday after his presidential campaign dissociated itself with anti-Semitic liberal activist Linda Sarsour. "I am so sick and tired of folks going after Sarsour and other Palestinian activists for speaking the truth about oppression and injustice," Tlaib wrote on social media. "You don’t get it yet. We don’t stop until everyone is free. We will always outwork the hate." Tlaib's remarks came after Biden’s campaign emphatically denied having connections to Sarsour after she spoke at a Democratic National Convention caucus meeting Tuesday. Andrew Bates, a spokesman for the...
  • Progressive Democrats roar in primaries, as 'Squad' beats back challengers.

    08/12/2020 12:11:26 PM PDT · by carriage_hill · 49 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8.12.2020 | Paul Steinhauser
    'Squad' membership likely to grow following progressive primary wins Minutes after progressive Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota was projected as the winner of a Democratic primary where she was vastly outraised by one of her more moderate challengers, fellow "Squad" member Rep. Rashida Talib took to Twitter to celebrate. "Our squad is big!" wrote the congresswoman from Detroit, who defeated a formidable primary challenger in Michigan’s primary just a week earlier in another contest that like Omar's grabbed national attention.
  • Rashida Tlaib Violated Campaign Finance Law, House Ethics Committee Unanimously Rule

    08/07/2020 10:38:05 AM PDT · by bitt · 41 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/7/2020 | ANDREW KERR
    Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib violated the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 by paying herself a salary from her campaign after securing victory in the 2018 general election, the House Ethics Committee unanimously ruled on Friday. The Ethics committee found that Tlaib violated FECA’s personal use restrictions by paying herself $10,800 from her campaign when she was no longer a congressional candidate in late 2018 and ordered her to repay that amount back to her campaign within one year, the committee said in a report. The committee “determined that the evidence is sufficient to support a determination that a...
  • Rashida Tlaib Holds Off Primary Challenge in a Victory for Progressives

    08/05/2020 12:06:57 PM PDT · by C19fan · 25 replies
    NY Times ^ | August 5, 2020 | Luke Broadwater
    Representative Rashida Tlaib, Democrat of Michigan, beat back a formidable primary challenge Tuesday from a repeat rival, widening her 2018 margin of victory and helping to cement the staying power of the progressive women of color who have shaped the party’s House majority. Ms. Tlaib, 44, defeated Brenda Jones, 60, the president of the Detroit City Council, according to The Associated Press. It was a flag-planting moment for Ms. Tlaib in her predominantly Black district, which includes portions of Detroit and its suburbs, as she easily defeated a prominent African-American leader with whom she split election wins two years ago.
  • ‘Squad’ member Tlaib faces test in Michigan primary

    08/04/2020 10:39:23 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August 4, 2020 | David Eggert
    “Squad” member Rashida Tlaib was trying to fend off a serious challenge for her House seat in Michigan’s primary on Tuesday, in a rematch with the woman she narrowly defeated two years ago. Tlaib, one of the first two Muslim women in Congress, was seeking reelection in the 13th District in and around Detroit. Her sole opponent is Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones, who lost by 1 percentage point in 2018 when the primary field was larger. Jones on the same day defeated Tlaib to fill out the remainder of John Conyers’ term. Tlaib, 44, was leading in early...
  • Rashida Tlaib Joins Progressive Pushback, Refuses To Endorse Joe Biden

    08/03/2020 1:12:39 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 45 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 28, 2020
    “Squad” member Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Monday said she will not endorse Democratic nominee Joe Biden — just hours after a co-chair of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign likened voting for Biden to eating “a bowl of s–t.”
  • Pelosi Endorses Tlaib in Democratic Primary

    07/30/2020 11:10:02 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 14 replies
    freebeacon ^ | JULY 29, 2020 | Alex Nester
    The House speaker said last year that Tlaib and rest of 'The Squad' 'didn't have any following' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) endorsed Michigan congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D.) on Wednesday in her Democratic primary contest, in a change of course from her past criticisms of Tlaib and other members of "The Squad." "Rep. Tlaib never stops fighting for her district, which she is proud to represent," Pelosi said. "And I am proud to endorse her for re-election." Tlaib and the three other far-left House Democrats known as "The Squad" have had a contentious relationship with Pelosi and the Democratic...
  • Detroit police chief hits back at Rashida Tlaib: 'Totally inaccurate' to claim abuse of peaceful protesters

    07/01/2020 10:08:49 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 1, 2020 | Julia Musto
    Twitter video at link. Michigan Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib's claim that Detroit Police Department officers abused peaceful protesters is "totally inaccurate," Detroit Police Chief James Craig remarked Tuesday. ~snip~ "I know that the congresswoman is making claims that they were peacefully marching when we intersected and intentionally hit peaceful protesters. [That is] not the case," the chief added. "They [surrounded] the vehicle, they began to pelt the vehicle –­ not just one of our police cruisers but two of them –­ and in one instance the rear window of one of our SUVs was broken out. And, the information I...
  • Four House Democrats to Pompeo: Cut aid to Israel if it applies sovereignty

    06/29/2020 4:19:08 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 21 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/6/10 | Elad Benari
    Four House Democrats have written to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calling on the United States to cut assistance to Israel should it proceed to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria, JTA reported on Monday. The letter was initiated by Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Pramila Jayapal of Washington, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Betty McCollum of Minnesota. The letter to Pompeo is circulating among Democrats in a bid to add signatures. “Should the Israeli government move forward with the planned annexation with this administration’s acquiescence, we will work to ensure non-recognition as well as pursue conditions on...
  • Crowded field of challengers hopes to take on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar

    06/22/2020 2:10:17 AM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies
    CNN via MSN ^ | 6/21/20 | Clare Foran
    A former television news anchor. A retired New York City police officer and high school civics teacher. An attorney who runs a mediation practice and serves as a volunteer minister. These are just a few of the candidates -- Democrats and Republicans -- who have lined up to challenge three of the most high-profile freshman House Democrats: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. It's not easy to unseat a sitting member of Congress, and the three members of the progressive "squad" have a number of built-in advantages as they run for reelection. **SNIP** But they have become high-profile targets...
  • Democrats in Congress want to know why drones were surveilling protesters in Detroit, other cities

    06/19/2020 4:23:34 PM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    Metro Times ^ | 6/19/20 | Steve Neavling
    Democrats in Congress are demanding answers about the use of drones to surveil protesters during rallies in Minneapolis, Detroit, and other cities. In a letter to federal law enforcement agencies, a group of 25 lawmakers, including Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Brenda Lawrence, called for the end of what they say is unconstitutional surveillance of law-abiding residents. “While the job of law enforcement is to protect Americans, limited actions may be necessary if a demonstration turns violent,” the letter states. “However, this authority does not grant the agencies you lead to surveil American citizens or collect vast amounts of personal information.”...
  • Tlaib wants to hand out debit cards during coronavirus, mint trillion-dollar coins to cover cost

    03/25/2020 1:40:58 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 24, 2020 | Tyler Olson
    In an attempt to help ease the burden of the coronavirus pandemic on Americans, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., released a plan last week for what is essentially a temporary universal basic income (UBI) that would be distributed to all individuals in the United States, including illegal immigrants, and be funded by the printing of two $1 trillion coins.
  • Rep. Tlaib: When I Retweeted ‘F**K National Day of Prayer,’ It ‘Was Not to Be an Attack on Prayer’

    03/19/2020 7:15:17 AM PDT · by kevcol · 67 replies
    CNS News ^ | March 18, 2020 | Craig Bannister
    Tlaib’s retweet drew public outrage, including a letter from the Catholic League urging the House Ethics Committee to reprimand the congresswoman. In response, Rep. Tlaib posted a tweet denying that she had intended to attack prayer: . . . "My retweet was not to be an attack on prayer. It was to bring attention to the need for meaningful action to combat this public health crisis"
  • Rep. Tlaib Retweets: ‘**** a National Day of Prayer’

    03/15/2020 3:51:07 PM PDT · by kevcol · 52 replies
    CNS News ^ | March 15, 2020 | Patrick Goodenough
    Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) at the weekend retweeted a post on Twitter which said in part “F**k a National day of prayer,” in relation to President Trump’s call for Americans of all faiths to pray for all those affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Late Saturday, anti-gun activist David Hogg posted a tweet, saying, “Don’t let this administration address COVID-19 like our national gun violence epidemic. F**k a National day of prayer
  • Tlaib's pitch for Bernie Sanders: Would be nice to have candidate you didn't have to check 'all the time'

    03/10/2020 2:16:54 AM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 3/07/20 | Andrew Mark Miller
    Rep. Rashida Tlaib said during a campaign appearance for Bernie Sanders that she supports the Vermont socialist partially because she would like a president that you don’t have to check "all the time.” “This is a once-in-a-lifetime moment in our country to elect someone who won’t sell us out,” she said to cheers, according to Breitbart News. “It would feel good to have a president that you didn’t have to check him all the time.” The Michigan Democrat added that 2020 is “about showing up for others” and urged Sanders supporters to keep the “kids caged at the border” in...
  • Rep. Rashida Tlaib: If You’re Pro-Life, Stop Trying to Have Sex with Me

    03/05/2020 12:48:52 PM PST · by ManHunter · 101 replies
    LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 5 MAR 2020 | Brodigan
    Pro-abortion leftists are obsessed with saying that men are obsessed with their bodies. As [sic] much as they are obsessed with abortion. Rep. Rashida Tlaib took a break from her anti-semitism to share her measured and well-reasoned defense over the right to abort your choices. If you’re a pro-life man maybe you should stop trying to sex her up. This past year, I realized, my, my, my are they obsessed with our bodies, how we talk, how we look, what we stand for. I mean, this type of policing of our bodies is so interconnected to all the social justice...
  • Bernie backer Tlaib invokes Anita Hill to undercut Biden

    03/05/2020 9:24:40 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 28 replies
    FNC ^ | 5/3/20 | Tyler Olson
    Pic of Rashida not for the faint of heart. In the latest volley, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., who has endorsed Sanders, brought up Biden's treatment of Anita Hill while he was the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman during the 1991 confirmation hearing for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Hill accused Thomas of sexual harassment and testified before the committee. Biden has had to apologize on the campaign trail for his handling of the proceedings. "Q: Who silenced Anita Hill when she was trying to speak out about Clarence Thomas?" Tlaib tweeted. "A: Joe Biden," she said. …..