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  • Really enjoying the stealth censorship here.

    04/23/2019 12:01:31 AM PDT · by Secret Agent Man · 121 replies
    This place is getting more like facebook and twitter, stealthly deleting posts for not stated reasons. Sometimes whole topics. You don't know they're gone until you browse your comments and find they don't exist anymore. Way to go censors. 20+ year guy here and i will say this is a new level of low. Read it while you can, i am sure whoever's deleting comments tonight will not want to have this out there.
  • Abortion SCOTUS seat proves the hypocrisy of women

    10/04/2018 5:46:40 PM PDT · by Secret Agent Man · 15 replies
    Women always paint themselves as innocent helpless victims, not responsible for anything bad in their lives, all externalcthings are the cause of their woes. Usually men. All the good stuff though, they happily take credit for. But to abortion and the kavanaugh hearing, we see hypocrisy from women again. Women claim to have no power when it comes to babies. You would think if you believed them every man in the world is responsible for a woman getting an abortion, or not getting one, and they are just doing what the man tells them. In reality men have zero control....
  • Paramount Responds To Latino Leaders’ Boycott Call Over “Dismal” Hiring Of Latinos In Films

    07/31/2018 2:46:10 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 28 replies
    Deadline ^ | July 31, 2018 | David Robb
    UPDATED with Paramount statement, 10:50 AM: Paramount Pictures has issued this statement about the call for boycott: “We recently met with NHMC in a good faith effort to see how we could partner as we further drive Paramount’s culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging. Under our new leadership team, we continue to make progress — including ensuring representation in front of and behind the camera in upcoming films such as Dora the Explorer, Instant Family, and Limited Partners — and welcome the opportunity to build and strengthen relationships with the Latinx creative community further.” EARLIER: Paramount Pictures was singled out...
  • Conservatives Hit Reagan on Treaty : One Calls President 'a Useful Idiot' of Soviets; Criticism...

    07/18/2018 12:55:05 PM PDT · by cowboyusa · 15 replies
    la times ^ | Dec 5, 1987 | JAMES GERSTENZANG and ROBERT SHOGAN
    <p>WASHINGTON — President Reagan encountered a growing storm of criticism Friday from conservatives over the intermediate-range nuclear missile treaty scheduled to be signed with the Soviet Union next week, with one critic denouncing him as a "useful idiot for Soviet propaganda."</p>
  • Bartender cursed at Stephen Miller as he picked up takeout sushi (#TheyreComingForYouNext)

    07/09/2018 1:02:03 PM PDT · by kiryandil · 86 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 9, 2018 | Justin Wise
    A Washington, D.C., bartender once followed White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller out of a sushi restaurant and cursed at him, according to the Washington Post. In a story that detailed numerous cases of current and former Trump administration officials taking insults from members of the public in Washington, D.C., the newspaper mentioned an anecdote it said Miller had told to numerous colleagues. Miller, a former Senate aide who has had a leading role in the administration's immigration policies, told colleagues he had been insulted after picking up $80 in sushi from a restaurant near his downtown apartment. Miller reportedly...
  • What I LEarned in the Gulag

    07/08/2018 10:16:49 AM PDT · by Noumenon · 32 replies
    Kolyma Stories ^ | 2018 | Varlam Shalamov
    For fifteen years the writer Varlam Shalamov was imprisoned in the Gulag for participating in “counter-revolutionary Trotskyist activities.” He endured six of those years enslaved in the gold mines of Kolyma, one of the coldest and most hostile places on earth. While he was awaiting sentencing, one of his short stories was published in a journal called Literary Contemporary. He was released in 1951, and from 1954 to 1973 he worked on Kolyma Stories, a masterpiece of Soviet dissident writing that has been newly translated into English and published by New York Review Books Classics this week. Shalamov claimed not...
  • Oregon initiative would outlaw assault weapons, unless guns are registered with police

    03/21/2018 7:12:01 PM PDT · by PROCON · 68 replies
    kimatv.com ^ | March 21, 2018 | KATU News
    SALEM, Ore. – A recently filed Oregon initiative would make manufacturing, importing, possessing, purchasing or selling an assault weapon or large capacity magazine a crime – with only a few exceptions. If passed, Oregon Initiative 42 would only allow owners to keep their assault weapons and large capacity magazines if they register them with Oregon State Police. If the initiative goes into effect, anyone who owns an assault weapon or large capacity magazine will be required to remove them from the state, sell the items, surrender the items to a law enforcement agency for destruction, render the assault weapon permanently...
  • The Rule of Law Goes to Pot

    01/05/2018 5:32:19 AM PST · by Kaslin · 88 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 5, 2017 | Erick Erickson
    We are supposedly a nation of laws, not men, but our lawmakers have ensured over the years that we are increasingly at the whim of men, elected or appointed, instead of the law. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has declared that he will reverse an Obama Administration position allowing states to decide on marijuana legalization. Now, local United States Attorneys will be empowered to decide. But neither the Obama Administration nor Jeff Sessions should do anything other than enforce the law, and federal law criminalizes marijuana. The solution here is not to ignore the federal law, but to repeal it. To...
  • Commuters lose transit, parking, biking benefits in tax bill

    12/15/2017 10:43:20 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 40 replies
    www.statesman.com ^ | Dec 15, 2017 | AP
    Count commuters among the losers in the Republican tax bill that the House and Senate are expected to vote on next week. The final bill agreed to by Republican negotiators and released late Friday eliminates the tax incentive for private employers that subsidize their employees' transit, parking and bicycle commuting expenses. Currently, companies can provide parking or transit passes worth up to $255 a month to employees as a benefit to help pay for their commuting expenses, and then deduct the costs from their corporate taxes. That amount was set to increase to $260 a month on Jan. 1. (snip)"It's...
  • Eminem Extremely Angry President Trump Has Not Responded To Him

    11/24/2017 7:02:23 AM PST · by Bon mots · 52 replies
    BET ^ | Some idiot
    Eminem shook the digital sphere when he spit his hard-hitting cypher during the BET Hip Hop Awards. The internet erupted in celebration when Em dropped a few bars throwing shots at Donald Trump, but t it seems that everyone took notice of the Detroit artist's cypher — except for Donnie himself. And according to a new interview with Shade 45, Eminem isn’t too pleased about it.
  • Hillary Clinton on Trump’s Election: “There Are Lots of Questions About Its Legitimacy”

    11/19/2017 6:53:53 AM PST · by PROCON · 74 replies
    motherjones.com ^ | Nov. 17, 2017 | ARI BERMAN
    In an exclusive interview with Mother Jones, Clinton says Russian interference and GOP voter suppression efforts may have cost her the presidency.A year after her defeat by Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton says “there are lots of questions about its legitimacy” due to Russian interference and widespread voter suppression efforts. In an interview with Mother Jones in downtown Manhattan, Clinton said Russian meddling in the election “was one of the major contributors to the outcome.” The Russians used “weaponized false information,” she said, in “a very successful disinformation campaign” that “wasn’t just influencing voters—it was determining...
  • The most shocking moments since Trump was elected [Beyond FAKE NEWS]

    11/03/2017 9:04:40 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 14 replies
    CNN ^ | November 3, 2017 | By Julian Zelizer, CNN Political Analyst
    This has been a crazy year in American politics, perhaps the most tumultuous year since 1968. When, in the early morning hours of November 9, the outcome of the 2016 election became clear, almost everyone -- experts and non-experts alike -- felt that the political earth had trembled beneath their feet. Here are thirteen of the most shocking moments since Donald Trump won the election. 1. On November 27, 2016, President Trump tweets that "I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally." 2. As he takes office, President Trump refuses to create a...
  • CNN president: 'Trump is trying to bully us'

    07/05/2017 10:17:11 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 73 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/06/2017 | Brooke Seipel
    CNN President Jeff Zucker on Wednesday said President Trump is trying to bully the news network, but added that he won't let Trump "intimidate" his employees. “My job is to remind everyone that they need to stay focused doing their job,” Zucker told The New York Times Wednesday. “He’s trying to bully us, and we’re not going to let him intimidate us. You can’t lose your confidence and let that change the way you conduct yourselves.” {.. snip..}
  • On Independence Day, minorities question promise of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness

    07/04/2017 11:17:32 AM PDT · by PROCON · 97 replies
    AP ^ | July 4, 2017 | RUSSELL CONTRERAS
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As many in the United States celebrate the Fourth of July holiday, some minorities have mixed feelings about the revelry of fireworks and parades in an atmosphere of tension on several fronts. How do you celebrate during what some people of color consider troubling times? Blacks, Latinos and immigrant rights advocates say the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election, recent non-convictions of police officers charged in the shootings of black men, and the stepped-up detentions of immigrants and refugees for deportation have them questioning equality and the promise of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness...
  • Whining CNN Delivers ‘Speech’ on Trump’s ‘Bad’ Treatment of Press

    06/20/2017 3:53:48 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 50 replies
    MRC Newsbusters ^ | 06/20/2017 | Scott Whitlock
    The journalists on CNN prove daily that they are members of the opposition party when it comes to the President. Inside Politics host John King on Tuesday delivered a whining “speech” about Donald Trump’s “bad” treatment of journalists. Specifically complaining about press access, King huffed, “There's a bigger issue about White House transparency and secrecy.” King spent time demanding televised press briefings, chiding, “I'm a TV person, so we want the camera in the room.” Getting worked up, the journalist snapped, “But it is bad. It is bad when an administration starts to retreat from a public disclosure and public...
  • NOT backing down: Freedom Caucus stands strong amid attacks from the President

    03/31/2017 8:44:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 89 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 03/31/2017 | Chris Pandolfo
    Though the Freedom Caucus is under assault from all sides, some of its members who have spoken to the media or made public statements are standing strong — insisting that they are willing to work with President Trump to keep the GOP’s promise to repeal Obamacare. The media has used the failure of the American Health Care Act — Republican leadership’s phony repeal bill — as an excuse to attack conservatives in Congress. The Tea Party members of the Freedom Caucus, who opposed the legislation on grounds that it would not improve the American health insurance market, have been...
  • How Cruz and Trump learned to like each other

    01/13/2017 11:07:50 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 87 replies
    The Politico ^ | January 13, 2017 | Eliana Johnson
    Ted Cruz was once one of Donald Trump’s most vocal critics. Now he's one of the president-elect's most important Senate allies. Ted Cruz met with Donald Trump exactly one week after Election Day. As it turned out, Cruz’s tete-a-tete with the president-elect he had spurned from the stage of the Republican National Convention just months before wasn’t the most consequential meeting he would have that day. After his talk with Trump, the Texas senator and his chief of staff, David Polyansky, then sat down with his chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, who sounded him out about his interest in filling the...
  • Trump aides: Democrats' complaints are sour grapes

    12/19/2016 9:01:51 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 19, 2016 6:28 AM EST | Anne Flaherty
    Sour grapes. That’s how Donald Trump’s closest advisers see Democrats’ complaints that Moscow hacked their private emails this election season in a bid to sow discord among their supporters and sway the election toward Republicans. The pushback comes ahead of the Electoral College vote, which was expected to make official Trump’s election win and pave his way to take office on Jan. 20. “Let’s assume it’s true,” Reince Priebus, Trump’s incoming chief of staff, said Sunday of Russian interference in the election. “There’s no evidence that shows that the outcome of the election was changed because of a couple dozen...
  • Schwarzenegger: ‘Come Together, Stop Whining’ and Support Donald Trump

    12/15/2016 3:22:17 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/15/16 | DANIEL NUSSBAUM
    Actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger believes it is time for all Americans to throw their support behind President-elect Donald Trump. In an interview on Today Thursday morning, the new host of NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice — who stumped and voted for Ohio Gov. John Kasich in the primaries and later said he would not vote for Trump in the general election — said that now that the election is over, it is important to put divisions aside and come together for the good of the country. “What changed is that now he is elected and now it is very...
  • Democratic Senator: Hillary Is 'Hurting' After Loss To Trump [VIDEO]

    12/15/2016 7:40:00 AM PST · by Zakeet · 73 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | December 14, 2016 | Chuck Ross
    Hillary Clinton is "hurting" following her election loss to Donald Trump, California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Wednesday. "I think it is fair to say she’s hurting," Feinstein said during an interview with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell. The Democrat had lunch with Clinton last week when the former secretary of state visited Capitol Hill to attend Nevada Sen. Harry Reid’s retirement party. "She is brave," Feinstein said of Clinton. "She is a real professional in the sense of her values, care, concern. I think all of us know who watch that campaign, it was a very hard campaign for her - the...