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  • SERIOUSLY? Ohio State Staffer Urges Sympathy For Terrorist Attacker

    11/29/2016 4:05:29 PM PST · by RummyChick · 97 replies
    hannity ^ | 11/29 | hannity
    A staff member at Ohio State University allegedly pleaded with Facebook friends to show a little sympathy for Abdul Razak Ali Artan, the Somali-born terrorist behind Monday's attack that left nine people hospitalized. The since-deleted post attributed to Stephanie Clemons Thompson, Ohio State University Assistant Director of Residence Life, urged people to "find compassion for his life" and to "come together." The message also warned readers "DO NOT SHARE THIS POST."
  • Stein sues after Wisconsin refuses to order hand recounts

    11/28/2016 6:56:26 PM PST · by CedarDave · 160 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | 7:29 p.m. CST November 28, 2016 | Jason Stein and Patrick Marley
    Gannett publication - Title and link only. http://www.jsonline.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/11/28/elections-staff-layout-recount-timeline/94539210/
  • Elian Gonzalez Mourns Death of Fidel Castro

    11/27/2016 2:49:26 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 48 replies
    Elian Gonzalez, the Cuban boy who was involved in an international custody battle 16 years ago in Miami, is mourning the death of Fidel Castro, a man he compared to a "father." Elian was a photogenic five-year-old in 1999 when he was found floating on an inner tube off the Florida coast. Sixteen years later, he is recalling Fidel Castro as a man he likened to a father. In an interview on Cuban State TV Saturday, he said he wanted Fidel to be proud of him. Speaking in Spanish, he said, "He is a father who like my father, I...
  • Rep. Barbara Lee Exprsses Sympathy With Fidel Castro Mourners

    11/27/2016 9:04:16 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 27 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | November 27, 2016
    Congresswoman Barbara Lee expressed her sympathies with those mourning Cuban president Fidel Castro. He died Friday at age 90.
  • A Vote for Trump Was A Hate Crime (Comedy gold)

    11/10/2016 4:18:13 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | November 10, 2016 | Cathy Renna
    We are all still reeling from the shock of the election results. Hillary Clinton won the popular vote yet we now must brace ourselves for a Trump Administration. The more I think about it and see the reactions from all sides, the more this feels like the aftermath of an attack ― a literal attack ― on our communities. The groups that those “deplorables” love to hate and feel threatened by are now under attack: LGBT people, people of color, women, Muslims, the disabled and many others. This election was a hate crime. Not physical but psychological, and one that...
  • Senior Clinton staffer, Google director sobs hysterically at thought of Trump presidency

    11/04/2016 8:26:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 4, 2016 | Ed Straker
    Osi Imeokparia, the Clinton campaign's chief product officer (don't ask), was interviewed on NPR yesterday and asked how she would feel if Donald Trump won the election. If you listen at about the 12-minute mark, you can hear her start to sob hysterically. "If Donald Trump is the victor, how devastating will that be to you?" she is asked. "Fairly. As you can see, I am a woman of color. I also am a recent naturalized citizen of the United States. On all dimensions this campaign is very personal (sob!) ... (sob! sob! sob!) ... So to work on behalf...
  • NBC News Pete Williams Reports FBI Really Isnt Conducting Clinton Foundation Investigation

    11/03/2016 3:44:05 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 78 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 11-3-2016 | Justin Baragona
    Appearing on MSNBCs MTP Daily today, NBC News justice correspondent Pete Williams refuted much of the reporting from Wall Street Journal and Fox News regarding a likely indictment regarding an FBI investigation into the Clinton Foundation. Foxs Bret Baier later backed off slightly, saying the indictment comment was inartfully answered. Speaking to host Chuck Todd, Williams claimed that via his own law enforcement sources, there doesnt actually appear to be much of an investigation, let alone one that will result in indictments. There really isnt one, Williams answered Todd regarding the status of the investigation. Few want to call it...
  • Bryan Cranston ('Breaking Bad') Vows to Move to Vancouver If Trump Becomes President

    11/02/2016 10:36:10 AM PDT · by drewh · 113 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | Nov1 2016 ast
    Actor Bryan Cranston says he will definitely move out of the United States if Republican Donald Trump wins the presidential election. Absolutely, Cranston told The Bestseller Experiment podcast when asked if hed take an extended vacation to Vancouver if Trump wins. I would definitely move. Its not real to me that that would happen. I hope to God it wont. A constant critic of the GOP White House hopeful, Cranston has called Trump a narcissist who lacks the qualities we want in a president. In a promo for an upcoming appearance on BBCs Newsnight, Cranston predicted Trump will lose the...
  • What did we, the human race, do to deserve the excellence of Beyonc

    10/26/2016 5:08:07 AM PDT · by Cronos · 58 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 22 October 2016 | Bim Adewumni
    When you think about it, the world is full of unexplained phenomena. Why do birds suddenly appear, every time you are near? Why do I continue to eat ice-cream when I have a lactose intolerance? We may never know. Heres another mystery Ive been grappling with for a few years: what did we, the human race, do to deserve the excellence of Beyonc? ..Heres why: raw talent and an unstinting work ethic. Its that simple. Nobody works harder than Bey. The muscular voice, the obvious care when it comes to choosing her collaborators, the fashion and the thighs: theyre all...
  • This Is Who I Am Lindsay Lohan Speaks Up On Islam Backlash (Recent Convert)

    10/19/2016 5:23:07 AM PDT · by brucedickinson · 19 replies
    Emirates Woman ^ | 10-18-2016 | jack Rogers
    The refugees are arriving on a continent that since World War II has become home to a third of the worlds immigrants. Europes major countries, which once sent their huddled masses to the United States, now have foreign-born populations comparable to that of the United States. But only some European minds and fewer European hearts have adjusted to that reality. Even in the U.S., which John F. Kennedy called a nation of immigrants, immigration is a divisive issueand always has been. In the 1750s Benjamin Franklin worried that too many Germans were coming to Pennsylvania. He said they had a...
  • Clinton Campaign Operative Fired After Undercover Video Exposes Plot to Incite Violence

    10/18/2016 12:40:10 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 31 replies
    Copyright 2008-2016, Legal Insurrection, All Rights Reserved. ^ | Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 2:30pm | Posted by Kemberlee Kaye
    Project Veritas latest series of videos captured a Hillary campaign operative admitting to inciting violence at Trump rallies. It doesnt matter what the friggin legal and ethics people say, we need to win this motherfucker, said Scott Foval, National Field Director at Americans United for Change. One of the things we do is we stage very authentic grassroots protests right in their faces at their own events. Like, we infiltrate. **** Shortly after the videos release, Foval was canned.
  • Glenn Beck: Empathy for Black Lives Matter

    09/07/2016 10:44:38 AM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    NY Times ^ | September 7, 2016 | Glenn Beck
    In a recent speech to a group of conservatives, I made what I thought was a relatively uncontroversial point about the commonalities between Trump supporters and Black Lives Matter activists. I thought this was a simple idea, but the criticism was immediate and sharp: How dare I try to understand the other side? But as people, wouldnt we all benefit from trying to empathize with people we disagree with?
  • Kerry Asks Media To See No Jihadi

    08/31/2016 3:20:05 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 17 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | August 31,2016 | Joseph Klein
    Secretary of State John Kerry wants to keep the American people in the dark regarding the global jihadist terrorist threat we are facing. Referring to terrorism in remarks he made at the Edward M. Kennedy Center in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a country that has recently experienced its own encounter with Islamist terrorists, Kerry said, Perhaps the media would do us all a service if they didnt cover it quite as much. People wouldnt know whats going on. Kerry was just reflecting his bosss bizarro worldview. In an interview with Vox, for example, Obama agreed absolutely with the proposition posed by the...
  • Republican Sen. Susan Collins wont vote for Donald Trump

    08/08/2016 7:05:34 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 102 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 8, 2016 | Victor Morton
    Sen. Susan Collins of Maine has become the second and most-senior Republican senator to say she will not vote for GOP nominee Donald Trump for president. In an op-ed published online Monday night in The Washington Post, Ms. Collins said it was not a decision I make lightly, for I am a lifelong Republican. The column outlined a series of common criticisms of Mr. Trumps conduct and temperament mocking a reporter with disabilities, feuding wioth a Muslim Gold Star family, suggesting a Mexican-American judge might not be impartial.
  • Slain soldier's Father: World Seeing "Blackness" Of Trump Soul

    07/31/2016 1:34:01 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 157 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 31, 2016 | Harper Neidig
    Khizr Khan, the father of a Muslim U.S. soldier who was killed in Iraq, kept up his attacks on Donald Trump on Sunday, saying the world is seeing the "blackness" of the Republican presidential nominee's soul. The world is receiving us like weve never seen, Khan said during an interview on CNNs State of the Union. "They have seen the blackness of his character, of his soul.
  • Axeslinger's opus...

    05/31/2016 2:19:09 PM PDT · by Axeslinger II · 191 replies
    A few days ago | Axeslinger
    Apparently this never got posted here because of the limitations of probation, so here you go: So...here we are...18 years. Mostly good. Clintons a Liar, Dr Raouls costumes, AppyPappy's daughter singing the National Anthem, Kristinns wonderful reporting. The repugnant lies of Classy Green Eyed Blonde and DeepInTheHurtgenForest. The surreal cryptic posts of quidam. The lib trolls like Eschoir. The March for Justice? Heady times. They really were. Fighting against a President who had the gall to look us in the eye and lie to us. But the last 9 months? Absolutely unrecognizable. A lot of great FReepers run off. And...
  • Republican senator spent the end of his life apologizing to Muslims for Trump

    05/19/2016 4:08:29 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 145 replies
    MSN ^ | 5/19/2016 | Catherine Garcia
    Before he died May 4 from complications stemming from pancreatic cancer and a stroke, former GOP Sen. Bob Bennett of Utah asked his wife, Joyce, and son, Jim, if there were any Muslims in his hospital. If so, he wanted to "go up to every single one of them to thank them for being in this country, and apologize to them on behalf of the Republican Party for Donald Trump." Joyce and Jim Bennett shared this story with The Daily Beast, as well as other tales involving his disgust with "Donald Trump's xenophobia" and proposal to ban Muslims from...
  • General Petraeus is drinking the PC Kool Aid

    05/15/2016 8:23:54 PM PDT · by pboyington · 26 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | May 15, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    Ive always thought highly of General David Petraeus. Hes a smart man who was an extremely competent US Army general officer; perhaps even a mini MacArthur without the gigantic ego and the propensity for hunkering down in dugouts. Petraeus was the man who led the surge, who took command of US forces in Afghanistan, who later became the Director of the CIA. In an era searching for real military leadership, Petraeus seemed just what the doctor ordered. Or, was he? His reputation was tarnished by an affair with his biographer and his carelessness which allowed her access to his Top...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio says China can be 'climate change hero'

    03/20/2016 10:14:13 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar. 20, 2016 6:11 AM EDT | Louise Watt
    Leonardo DiCaprio praised Chinas work to combat climate change on a trip to Beijing on Sunday, and said he believes the worlds largest emitter of greenhouse gases could be the hero of the environmental movement. The actor and environmentalist, who called for action to combat climate change during his Oscar acceptance speech last month, praised Chinas shift toward renewable forms of energy to lower carbon emissions. [] I really think that China can be the hero of the environmental movement, they can be the hero of the climate change movement, he said. They have an opportunity to change the world...
  • Kansas City cops arrest woman suspected of hitting Dan the police horse during Donald Trump protest

    03/20/2016 1:01:00 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 83 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 03/20/2016 | NICOLE HENSLEY
    Kansas City cops are not horsing around. A woman suspected of striking Dan the police horse during last weeks Donald Trump protest in Missouri was arrested Friday night. In an attempt to spook a member of the citys mounted patrol, April Foster, 29, allegedly yelled at the horse as its officer pushed through a crowd of protesters. She then slapped it with an open hand, according to the Kansas City Star.
  • Boston Police Commissioner William Evans: Were All Muslims Deep Down

    03/02/2016 3:45:04 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 68 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 2/29/2016 | Pamela Geller
    This from the city of the Boston Marathon jihad bombing. Hugh Fitzgerald over at Jihad Watch explains: Hugh Fitzgerald: Boston Police Commissioner William Evans: Were All Muslims Deep Down Veterans, troubled by rhetoric, rally support of Muslims reads the headline to a story in the print edition of todays Boston Sunday Globe (online yesterday it was Local veterans hold rally in support of Muslims.) It described a group, Veterans for Peace, that felt it simply had to stand up on behalf of Muslims in Massachusetts whom, we were told, are feeling terribly put upon because of the politics of...
  • Jeb on Obama Mosque Speech: ‘Appropriate to Do It’ — ‘Important for the President to Lead

    02/03/2016 7:56:07 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 67 replies
    Wednesday on Hugh Hewitt’s radio show, former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL) offered his thoughts on President Barack Obama’s speech at the Islamic Society of Baltimore earlier in the day. Bush praised Obama for making speech, despite having not seen it. The former Florida governor called it important and appropriate.
  • Muslim Group Purchases South Milwaukee Church

    01/28/2016 5:42:52 AM PST · by marshmallow · 14 replies
    The Catholic Herald ^ | 1/7/16 | Margaret Naczek
    Roughly a year ago, Fr. Bob Betz, pastor of Divine Mercy Parish, South Milwaukee, believed the property of the old St. Adalbert Parish would never be sold. It had been largely empty for about six years and various proposals to sell the 2.5-acre site near 16th and Minnesota avenues fell through. On Monday, Dec. 23, however, Divine Mercy Parish closed a deal and sold the St. Adalbert property for $600,000 to Masjid Al-Huda, a Muslim congregation. The selling of St. Adalbert began with the merger of four South Milwaukee parishes 12 years prior. "They were all viable parishes at one...
  • John Kerry Can't Understand Why Hezbollah Needs "80,000 Rockets"

    01/23/2016 9:32:43 PM PST · by rickmichaels · 22 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | January 23, 2015 | Tyler Durden
    As those who follow Syria's seemingly intractable civil war are no doubt aware, Washington is a big part of why the conflict is now going into its sixth year. What began as a plan to destabilize the Alawite government by "playing on Sunni fears of Iranian influence" (to quote a leaked diplomatic cable from then-Deputy Chief of Mission in Syria William Roebuck) gradually metamorphosed into a overt and at times absurd effort to arm and train a series of rebel groups in an attempt to bring about regime change in Damascus. Those efforts have thus far failed, in part because...
  • Teen walks a mile in Muslim friends’ shoes by wearing a hijab

    01/18/2016 4:40:22 PM PST · by steve86 · 39 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | January 17, 2016 | Claudia Rowe
    She was walking home from school, with traffic rushing all around, when Zion Lourdes Perez tore off her hijab. Feeling like a target at 15 was nothing she'd imagined when she decided, on a lark, to wear the head scarf worn by Muslim women. Perez, raised Catholic, is a co-founder and president of the Muslim Student Association at Franklin High, and while many students tried on the covering for an hour or two during "modesty week," Perez wanted a deeper understanding of what it meant to broadcast religion on one's sleeve - or head, as it were. The experience last...
  • Turning Bill Clinton into Bill Cosby: ...a massive difference between sex abuse allegations

    01/05/2016 4:05:09 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 77 replies
    Salon ^ | Amanda Marcotte
    Turning Bill Clinton into Bill Cosby: Sorry, conservatives, there's a massive difference between their sex abuse allegations Heaven save us all from conservatives who think they have a "gotcha." And boy they sure think they have one with Bill Clinton and the supposed "hypocrisy" of feminists who don't agree that his wife's career should be derailed because of allegations of sexual harassment and assault made against him in the 1990s. At stake is this alleged unfairness that while some men accused of sexual abuse get in actual trouble for it, Clinton walks around free and even gets to campaign for...
  • Sorry, I Can’t Hear You Over the Sound of This Woman’s Incredible American Flag Hijab (Barf)

    12/26/2015 3:55:38 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 25 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 11/18/2015 | Jessica Roy
    Sorry, were you trying to use a tragic world event as an excuse to say something hateful about Muslims? I thought I heard a murmur, but then it was entirely drowned out by the majesty of Republican Muslim Coalition president Saba Ahmed's American flag hijab. (Watch video at link) On yesterday's Kelly File, Trump campaign spokeswoman Katrina Pierson tried to argue that mosques are hotbeds of terrorist activity, and that's why her boss would consider shutting them down in the wake of the Paris attacks. So Ahmed, blessed with the patience of a million kindergarten teachers, was forced to...
  • 'I'm a Christian and I Love the Qur'an': Admirable, or Contradictory?

    12/20/2015 9:23:36 AM PST · by SZonian · 66 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 18 December, 2015 | Robert Spencer
    The above photo was apparently taken at a recent demonstration in Washington, D.C. The young lady holding the sign is Jordan Denari, and she works at the anti-Islamophobia Bridge Initiative, which is housed at Georgetown University's Saudi-funded Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding. "I'm a Christian and I Love Muslims"? Absolutely. However, love for Muslims represents a far different sentiment than love for the Qur'an. Denari presumably believes that Jesus is the Son of God, the Second Person of the Trinity, who was crucified and rose from the dead for the salvation of the human race. Yet she...
  • Ukraine Says It Won't Repay Russian Debt Due by Weekend

    12/18/2015 5:11:52 AM PST · by McGruff · 23 replies
    NY Times ^ | December 18, 2015
    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on Friday that his country won't repay a $3 billion debt owed to Russia by this weekend after Moscow's refusal to accept repayment terms already offered to other international creditors. The "moratorium" on outstanding debt repayments to Russia effectively means that Ukraine is defaulting on a $3 billion debt due Sunday and could jeopardize crucial loans that Ukraine has been receiving from a $17.5 billion bailout deal with the International Monetary Fund.
  • Putin's Popularity, Explained (Putin, Russians are Conservatives)

    12/17/2015 3:07:40 PM PST · by marvel5 · 49 replies
    The Interpreter ^ | December 14, 2015 | Matthew dal Santo
    The main point is, however, that Russia's 'conservative turn' since Putin's return to the Kremlin in March 2012 — widely deplored in the West as a creeping authoritarianism with roots only in the wiles of Putin's mind — may be closer to the world view of Russia's conservative and patriotic majority than most Western governments would care to admit. In foreign and economic policy, Russia's post-Soviet government may never have cleaved as close to the views of the majority as it does now. That's the view of Igor Okunev, a vice-dean at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, whom...
  • Jesus in America today: Spit upon, beaten, banned

    12/15/2015 6:10:38 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 49 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | December 14, 2015 | Mark Morford
    Here is Jesus H. Christ, walking around modern America, right now. Can you imagine him? Here is, in other words, a dark-skinned, bearded, unkempt Middle Eastern Jew, acting all kinds of suspicious, ranting on street corners and hanging around with prostitutes and fanatics, rejecting money, violence and the ruling class, seen by Muslims as the divine precursor to their prophet as he lures the innocent and the seditious into his lawless cult of pacifism and peace.
  • At Democratic Debate, Bernie Sanders Says Climate Change Helps Terrorism Spread

    11/15/2015 7:40:24 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 11/15/2015 | By Julia Glum
    One day after the Islamic State group killed or injured about 500 people in a series of attacks in Paris, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., linked climate change to the spread of terrorist groups overseas. At the second Democratic presidential debate, held Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa, Sanders was asked whether he stood by his previous claims that climate change was the No. 1 threat to national security. He said he did."Climate change is directly related to the rise of global terrorism," Sanders said, adding that it would cause nations to start "struggling over limited amounts of water, limited amounts...
  • Salon: Paris jihad massacre shows that “right-wing” needs to “moderate their rhetoric”

    11/14/2015 2:04:53 AM PST · by markomalley · 44 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 11/14/15 | Robert Spencer
    The American Left is beyond parody. Apparently Salon would have us believe that the Paris jihad massacre happened because “the right wing media” criticized the Black Lives Matter movement. Islamic jihad? Warfare against unbelievers? The Islamic State’s stated imperative to murder French civilians? Only greasy Islamophobes take such things seriously: everyone knows Fox News and Ben Carson are the real culprits!(AP photo snipped)“And so the hate speech begins: Let Paris be the end of the right’s violent language toward activists,” by Chauncey DeVega, Salon, November 13, 2015:In a still developing situation, the city of Paris, France, is under attack by...
  • Why no "Pro War" novels, stories, movies?

    11/09/2015 4:56:11 AM PST · by j.argese · 18 replies
    n/a ^ | 11/9/15 | j.argese
    With the release of this new movie about Stalin enabler, cheerleader and pom-pom girl Dalton Trumbo, it got me to thinking about his novel "Johnny Got His Gun". It also got me to thinking about the lack of literature which would support the fight for Western Values, considering the existential threat we face. Your thoughts?
  • If I had a choice, I wouldnt be a whitey

    10/23/2015 9:24:38 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 57 replies
    The [UK] Times ^ | 10/21/2015 | Matthew Parris
    Speaking as a white man, dont we have ghastly complexions? Par-baked like those bread rolls you can buy in supermarkets, we look like not quite the finished product. Glancing at the person opposite on the Tube the other day, I thought if only I could be that colour. He was in his late thirties, maybe, south Asian, maybe Sri-Lankan; and his skin was that beautiful golden brown that whispers that this is how humans were supposed to look.
  • Hollywood Lib Matt Damon's "Diversity" Drama

    09/17/2015 3:42:14 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 19 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | September 17, 2015 | Michelle Malkin
    Matt Damon opened his mouth and let the truth about the left's superficial commitment to "diversity" slip out. Now, liberal ideologues are furiously whacking the relentless GOP-bashing actor for his "white privilege." There's even a Twitter hashtag -- "#damonsplaining" -- that erupted this week to mock his unforgivable political transgression. Here's what happened. Damon (along with his progressive pal Ben Affleck) co-produces the television series "Project Greenlight," which gives wannabe filmmakers the opportunity to compete for a shot at directing their first feature film. The current season's prize script features a man who weds a black prostitute after being abandoned...
  • 15 year old kid warrior, 20 of his badass friends sue us government for climate action

    08/23/2015 1:45:55 PM PDT · by SteveH · 68 replies
    ryot ^ | august 17, 2015 | nicole buscemi
    Alright people, we need to get it together. I say this because Kid Warrior the Anti-Justin Bieber just gained major ground in being our Nations coolest teenager, and its because this 15 year-old eco-hip-hop artist/activist just teamed up with 20 other youths to sue our Federal Government for fossil fuel exploitation. His name is Xiuhtezcatl Martinez and hes been owning the podium lately, demanding our government to reduce CO2 emissions. He also accuses our federal government of being responsible for allowing our nations climate system to be destroyed.
  • Jesse Ventura open to playing second banana on Trump ticket

    08/12/2015 12:34:16 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 166 replies
    The [Leftist] Hill ^ | August 12, 2015, 01:33 pm | Bradford Richardson
    Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura suggested Tuesday that hed be glad to be Donald Trumps running mate. Do you think Donald would ever think of asking me? Ventura said during an interview on his Off the Grid show with former Trump adviser Roger Stone . Ventura said hed support Trump for the GOP presidential nomination. I shocked my staff today, Ventura said. I came in and said, You know what, as far as the Republicans are concerned, I hope Trump wins.
  • Its Time to Haul Down Another Flag of Racist Hate [The POW/MIA Flag ]

    08/11/2015 11:44:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 08/11/2015 | BY RICK PERLSTEIN
    You know that racist flag? The one that supposedly honors history but actually spreads a pernicious myth? And is useful only to venal right-wing politicians who wish to exploit hatred by calling it heritage? Its past time to pull it down.Oh, wait. You thought I was referring to the Confederate flag. Actually, Im talking about the POW/MIA flag.I told the story in the first chapter of my 2014 book The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan: how Richard Nixon invented the cult of the POW/MIA in order to justify the carnage in Vietnam in a...
  • The New Social Media Campaign Thats Encouraging People Tear Down Confederate Flags

    07/13/2015 1:22:16 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 24 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 7-13-2015 | Kaitlynn Schallhorn
    First it was the ice bucket challenge. Now, a new social media campaign encourages people to film themselves tearing down Confederate flags from peoples property or vehicles. In what appears to be the original video, posted to Facebook on July 11 by Jamari Williams, a young black man runs up to a house and jumps to tear down a Confederate flag from the flag pole. Another male, in the drivers seat of the car, filmed the ordeal while laughing and saying no flagging repeatedly. SNIP The challenge has two hashtags: #noFlagginchallenge and #DestroyConfederateFlag. There is even an Instagram account apparently...
  • So You Think That Rainbow Makes You Look Cool? (contains profanity)

    06/30/2015 8:50:57 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 97 replies
    christophercantwell.com ^ | June 29, 2015 | Christopher Cantwell
    I have an important public service announcement for everyone who changed their Facebook and other profile photos to a rainbow recently. Absent some massive desire for more color in your life, you probably did this to celebrate the United States Supreme Court magically creating a constitutional "right" to a marriage license for gay people. Didn't you? I suppose you think this makes you quite tolerant, and forward thinking, but it doesn't. I imagine you think you're advancing freedom, but you're not. You probably feel really good about yourself for helping gay people gain acceptance in society, but that's not even...
  • Monica Lewinsky Gets Standing Ovation at Cannes: I Was 'Patient Zero' of Cyber-Bullying [VIDEO]

    06/27/2015 12:13:16 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 89 replies
    mrc-tv ^ | June 25, 2015 | Jeff Dunetz
    Speaking to the some of the most creative advertising people in the world, Monica Lewinsky received a standing ovation after she recounted how she was treated after her infamous scandal with former President Bill Clinton and saying, public shaming as a blood sport must stop. Ms. Lewinsky gave the Ogilvy & Inspire keynote speech Thursday at the Cannes Lions festival in France, which bills itself as the world's biggest annual awards show and festival for professionals in the creative communications industry. According to the NY Post Page Six website, the former White House intern gave a speech similar to the...
  • Marco Rubio on the gay marriage ruling: We live in a republic and must abide by the law

    06/26/2015 5:32:37 PM PDT · by C19fan · 94 replies
    Hotair ^ | June 26, 2015 | Allahpundit
    At any other time, this statement would be wholly unremarkable. In the thick of a GOP presidential primary, though? Right after the the hottest hot-button social issue of em all has gone nuclear? When Mike Huckabees vowing some sort of second American revolution in defiance of the Courts ruling? Kinda newsy. I believe that marriage, as the key to strong family life, is the most important institution in our society and should be between one man and one woman. People who disagree with the traditional definition of marriage have the right to change their state laws. That is the right...
  • Dear America: Please Get Your Head Out of Your [expletive] About Bernie Sanders

    06/08/2015 3:08:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    The Huffington Post's Politics The Blog ^ | June 8, 2015 | Emil Mella, writer, musician, proud Dominican, proud progressive.
    Okay, sorry, America. That title was a bit rude. And crass. And uncalled for. I'll admit it. But please just do the entire world a favor now, and just gently pull with your neck, softly now, easy does it, so that perhaps your collective head is not as far inside of your rectum as it currently is, and kindly make sure that said head is on top of your shoulders, where it belongs, you know, thinking, and stuff. Thanks. This is an open letter to the American people. In the race to decide the next President of your arguably great...
  • David Brooks: 'Obama Has Run An Amazingly Scandal-Free Administration' [mentions my blog]

    05/31/2015 4:47:12 PM PDT · by grundle · 52 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | May 31, 2015 | Tom Blumer
    <p>Despite 6-1/2 years of horrid governance and dozens of acknowledged scandals, several of which a few of the credible remaining outposts of liberal thought have actually agreed are scandals, David Brooks, the New York Times's resident fake conservative, asserted on Friday's PBS NewsHour, as if it's an indisputable fact, that "President Obama has run an amazingly scandal-free administration, not only he himself, but the people around him."</p>
  • Chelsea Manning breaks silence from behind bars

    04/08/2015 8:51:57 PM PDT · by PROCON · 51 replies
    nypost.com ^ | April 8, 2015 | Chris Perez
    The Army made her feel like a joke but they couldnt keep her silent. Chelsea Manning formerly known as Bradley E. Manning the ex-Army intelligence analyst sentenced to 35 years for leaking a treasure trove of secret documents to WikiLeaks, has given her first public interview with the press from military prison in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Speaking through the mail to Cosmopolitan magazine, Manning opened up about her recent experience behind bars and her lifelong desire to live as a woman. I dont know how [this struggle] shaped my life and who I am, but its absolutely...
  • GOPs bizarro foreign policy: Alienate Americas closest allies on day one

    04/06/2015 5:38:08 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 40 replies
    Salon ^ | April 6, 2015 | Simon Maloy, political writer
    When Republicans criticize Barack Obamas foreign policy, their critiques usually break down into two broad themes: Americas enemies no longer fear us, and Americas allies no longer trust us. The part about our enemies fearing us is usually a reference to Russia conservatives believe quite earnestly that Russias military expansionism over the last few years is a consequence of Vladimir Putin sizing up the president and determining that hes a weakling. No less an authority than Peggy Noonan made this very argument just last Friday, lamenting a Russian president who took the Americans measure and made a move, upsetting...
  • Reporter says John Kerry answered Allah willing in Arabic- when asked if nuke deal would happen

    03/28/2015 10:09:18 PM PDT · by Nachum · 54 replies
    Courtesy of BizPac: Secretary of State John Kerry allegedly responded in a most unusual way to a reporters question Friday whether a nuclear arms deal could be reached with Iran before the March 31 deadline. Allah willing, Kerry replied in Arabic, according to Laura Rozen, a reporter covering the Iran nuclear talks in Lausanne, Switzerland, for the Washington, D.C.-based online publication, Al-Monitor. As news reached the public Friday that a deal may be forthcoming, Rozen tweeted:
  • Bill O'Reilly Explains Why He Cast a Muslim Actor for the Role of Jesus in 'Killing Jesus'

    03/27/2015 7:59:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/27/2015 | BY VINCENT FUNARO
    Bill O'Reilly, host of the Fox News program "The O'Reilly Factor," spoke briefly at the premiere of the new National Geographic mini-series "Killing Jesus," which is based on his best-selling book, and talked about his controversial decision to cast a Muslim actor for role of Jesus in the film. During his speech, which took place before the series was shown to the audience in its entirety, O'Reilly explained his decision to cast young Muslim actor Haaz Sleiman for the role of Jesus. He admitted to being concerned about some of the backlash that might come, but said Sleiman "was the...
  • TALK ABOUT LAUGH: HOW CHINA TURNED OBAMA INTO ITS USEFUL GREEN IDIOT

    03/25/2015 1:08:08 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 25, 2015 | by JAMES DELINGPOLE
    Chinas approach to international energy and environmental policy can be summed up very simply: tell the idiot gwai lo whatever they want to hear then carry on doing what China wants, regardless. Fortunately for the prospects of the US economy, it would appear that not every US politician has fallen for the risible line, heavily promoted by the Obama administration and its amen corner in the environmental movement, that China cares every bit as much as the West does about the allegedly urgent need to curb global CO2 emissions. Two who very much havent are Republican senators Roy Blunt...