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  • Jon Lovitz Slams ‘Self-Loathing Jew’ Bernie Sanders, Says Trump Has ‘Done More for Israel Than Any President’

    05/09/2024 5:07:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 8, 2024
    Actor and legendary comedian Jon Lovitz took aim at Democrats over their pivot against Israel and their handling of the growing antisemitism in the US since Oct. 7.
  • Bernie Sanders to run for reelection in November

    05/06/2024 8:45:36 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/06/2024 | AL WEAVER
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is running for a fourth term in the Senate, he announced Monday, likely cementing the longtime progressive for the coming years in the upper chamber. Sanders, 82, is the second-oldest member of the upper chamber behind only Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa.), who is 90. “This is the most important national election in our lifetimes,” Sanders said in a statement. “We must fight to make sure that we remain a democracy, not an authoritarian society. We must fight to make sure that we have a government which represents the working families of our country, not the billionaire...
  • Bernie Sanders Confronted About Ilhan Omar Saying ‘All Jewish Kids Should Be Kept Safe’ Even If They’re ‘Pro-Genocide’

    04/30/2024 10:23:32 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    MSN ^ | 4/28 | Jennifer Bowers Bahney
    CNN’s Dana Bash confronted Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Sunday over Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN)’s visit to Columbia University, where she gave a statement about the pro-Palestinian protests. Omar’s own daughter was suspended from Columbia-affiliated Barnard College last week after being arrested at the Gaza Solidarity Encampment on the Morningside Heights campus. Omar was recorded saying, “I think it is really unfortunate that people don’t care about the fact that all Jewish kids should be kept safe and that we should not have to tolerate anti-Semitism or bigotry for all Jewish students, whether they are pro-genocide or anti-genocide.” Bash asked Sanders,...
  • Meet the new Left, who think Hamas are good and that Swastikas are woke

    04/27/2024 5:41:13 PM PDT · by Freeleesy · 5 replies
    Daily Telegraph ^ | Apr 24 2024 | Ryan Zickgraf
    The messaging of modern Leftist activism is muddled at best. It wasn’t long ago when the activist Left had a whole laundry list of systems and impersonal forces that it was battling against: sexism, homophobia, white supremacy, ableism – you name it. The Millenial Left may have nodded along to Bernie Sanders’ old labour-Left leanings. Still, they largely abandoned the class struggle of old for a struggle against boutique oppressions that were contingent but intersecting, hence the rise of so-called “intersectionality.” That’s the once-trendy academic philosophy that relies on a view of power relations of society, where advantages and disadvantages...
  • Bernie Sanders' Vermont office is BURNED DOWN while staff were trapped inside - as cops hunt arsonist who set fire and fled

    04/06/2024 10:02:35 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 86 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 6 2024 | RACHEL BOWMAN
    Senator Bernie Sanders' Vermont office was set ablaze by a suspected arsonist who is on the run. Burlington firefighters were called to the senators office on the third floor of One Church Street around 10:45 am on Friday. Police said an unidentified man entered the vestibule of the office, sprayed an accelerant on the door and set it on fire, reported NBC5.
  • John Fetterman's top communications staffers have all resigned to pursue more liberal positions as the Democrat combats anger from progressives over his pro-Israel stance

    03/29/2024 11:25:51 PM PDT · by Libloather · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3/29/24 | Jon Michael Raasch
    Top staffers for Democrat John Fetterman are leaving his office for more progressive jobs as the Pennsylvania senator moves more to the center on key issues. The everyman Democrat, who loves Carhartt hoodies and dawning a disheveled goatee, has staunchly supported Israel's war on Hamas and denounced calls for a ceasefire. He's also expressed support for increased U.S. border security, another position that puts him at odds with his party. The freshman Democrat was elected after securing support from some of the most liberal members of Congress in 2022. The towering 6 foot 8 inch senator, previously supported Democrat Socialist...
  • WATCH: Antisemitic Riot at Berkeley City Council Meeting on Holocaust; Mayor Condemns

    03/29/2024 6:10:06 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 28, 2024 | Joel B Pollak
    An antisemitic riot broke out Tuesday evening at a meeting of the city council of Berkeley, California, that was to have discussed plans for observing Holocaust Remembrance Day in April.
  • Anti-Israel protesters disrupt Biden’s lavish NYC fundraiser with Obama, Clinton, where tickets went for up to $500K: ‘War pig’

    03/29/2024 3:27:59 AM PDT · by Libloather · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/28/24 | Oli Coleman, Victor Nava
    Several waves of protesters disrupted President Biden’s grandiose fundraiser at Radio City Music Hall Thursday, where he kicked it with former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton to raise cash and enthusiasm for his 2024 re-election bid. One demonstrator, a woman blowing a whistle, holding a “war pig” sign and warning of “nuclear war with Russia,” was removed from the lavish New York City event, dubbed by the 81-year-old president as a “grassroots fundraiser.” The first interruption was quickly followed by booing and whistling and two other waves of protests related to Biden’s support for Israel’s war against Hamas. “Shame...
  • Mohamed Abdou, Deep Admirer of Hamas, Now Teaching at Columbia-The self-described "Muslim anarchist" is "really proud" of his anti-Israel students

    03/28/2024 6:31:32 AM PDT · by SJackson · 24 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | March 28, 2024 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    Mohamed Abdou is an “Islamic scholar” who is lost in admiration for Hamas, and how it managed to launch its “stealth” attack on October 7. What most of the world sees as unspeakable atrocities, with Hamas operatives beheading babies, burning children alive, raping, torturing, mutilating, and murdering Israeli girls, cutting the breasts off women and using them to play catch, cutting off the genitalia and gouging out the eyes of men, murdering children in front of their parents and parents in front of their children, Mohamed Abdou sees as glorious deeds of derring-do, by a greatly outnumbered force of brave...
  • Kuwaiti Islamic Scholar And Muslim Brotherhood Leader Tareq Al-Suwaidan Discusses October 7 Hamas Attack: All Israelis Are Criminals And Deserve To Be Killed; There Are No Innocent Israeli Women, Unless They Are Disabled

    03/26/2024 7:23:31 AM PDT · by Uncle Miltie · 32 replies
    MEMRI ^ | 3/25/24 | MEMRI
    Tareq Al-Suwaidan: "There are no civilians in Israel. Neither men nor women – there are no civilians. According to the Israeli military system, they are all soldiers, who take an 11-month break every year, in order to work. They return [to the army] when they are summoned. We are talking about soldiers here, not about innocent people. "Should women be taken captive? Yes, of course. If God forbid, Oman is attacked by women, would you not take women captive? What kind of mentality is this? "We draw a distinction between innocent people and criminals, and between combatants and civilians. The...
  • Sanders: Some Israeli Officials’ Views ‘Not a Whole Lot Different’ from Hamas, Need More Climate Cooperation with CCP

    03/28/2024 6:50:40 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/28/2024 | IAN HANCHETT
    During an interview released on Wednesday’s “Pod Save the World,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said that Israel “is a right-wing country, increasingly becoming a religious fundamentalist country” where some officials have a view that is “not a whole lot different, by the way, than what Hamas is saying.” And “Israel certainly had the right to defend itself, but it did not and does not have the right to go to war against the entire Palestinian people” in a way that is comparable to Putin’s war on Ukraine. He also called for America to work in a “much more cooperative way”...
  • Elizabeth Warren's 'Ultra-Millionaire Tax Act' Is Off-the-Charts Stupid and Bad for America

    03/20/2024 10:15:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Red State ^ | 03/20/2024 | Mike Miller
    If you don't follow far-left Massachusetts Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren on X, you should — if only for 24 hours. Hilarity reigns, as Warren never misses a concocted opportunity to rail against "profiteering" corporations, "the rich" not paying their "fair share," and "free" this and "free" that.Warren and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders have long pushed for a wealth tax that would begin with billionaires. Unlike Sanders, who believes billionaires shouldn't even be allowed to exist, Warren "only" thinks they should be taxed to smithereens (See: wealth redistribution).Now Warren, along with leftist Democrat Reps. Pramila Jayapal (WA) and Brendan F. Boyle...
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders introduces legislative proposal for 32-hour workweek: Would require overtime pay at time-and-a-half for work days longer than 8 hours

    03/15/2024 8:02:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    UPI via MSN ^ | 03/15/2024 | Ehren Wynder
    Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has proposed a bill to reduce the 40-hour workweek to 32. Sanders on Thursday introduced the Thirty Two Hour Workweek Act to establish a standard 32-hour workweek with no loss of pay. He is supported in the Senate by Sen. Laphonza Butler, D-Calif., and in the House of Representatives by Rep. Mark Takano, D-Calif., who introduced the legislation. Sanders, who chairs the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on Thursday led the committee in a hearing introducing the act. "Today in America, 28.5 million Americans -- 18% of our workforce -- now work over 60...
  • Millions of Americans' Work Hours Would Change Under New Plan

    03/13/2024 2:43:34 PM PDT · by fwdude · 77 replies
    Newsweek via msn ^ | Mar. 13, 2024 | Andrew Stanton
    Senator Bernie Sanders is introducing legislation that would change working hours for millions of Americans. Sanders, an independent senator representing Vermont, announced he plans to file a bill that would establish the 32-hour workweek as standard across the United States, while mandating that workers do not lose pay. In a press release on Wednesday, Sanders argued fewer working hours would be necessary to ensure recent technological advances, such as automation and artificial intelligence "benefit the working class, not just corporate CEOs and wealthy stockholders on Wall Street."
  • Senior Israeli Official: Biden Should Topple Hamas, not Netanyahu

    03/13/2024 8:42:17 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 12, 2024 | Joel B. Pollak
    A senior Israeli official said Tuesday that President Joe Biden should focus on toppling the Hamas terrorist group, rather than trying to topple the democratically-elected government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.The Israeli source was commenting in the wake of a report Monday that said U.S. intelligence agencies "expect" the Israeli prime minister's coalition government to collapse. The assessment, in the middle of a war, was the latest political attack by the Biden Administration against the Netanyahu government. Netanyahu pushed back, and told Fox News on Monday morning that "[t]o the extent that Hamas believes that there's daylight between us, that...
  • You’ll Be Shocked at the True Meaning of the Pin Worn by Billie Eilish and Mark Ruffalo

    03/12/2024 5:36:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 42 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 12, 2024
    Back in 2000, two Jewish IDF reservists mistakenly drove through Ramallah and were detained by Palestinian police — and then brutally murdered in their jail cell by a crowd of savage, blood-hungry thugs, one of whom showed his bloodied hand in a now-infamous photo. That is, like so much of American “advocacy” for Palestinians, the pins are a wink-wink, nudge-nudge endorsement of violent terror against Jews. It’s no coincidence that these stars are hard leftoids: Institutional antisemitism is now part of the American left’s core DNA. Ruffalo is an empty-brained Sanders fanatic, despite being a millionaire many times over himself:...
  • Sanders: Netanyahu’s ‘right-wing extremist’ government cannot continue to run Israel

    03/10/2024 1:46:56 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 73 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/10/2024 | Lauren Sforza
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) hit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday for how he is running Israel amid its war with the militant group Hamas. Sanders has repeatedly called on the U.S. to halt its military aid to Israel, citing the humanitarian crisis that has been unfolding in Gaza for months. He reiterated his call for an end to funding Israel on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday.
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 10 March, 2024

    03/10/2024 5:14:54 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 100 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 10 March, 2024 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows March 10th, 2024 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows:FACE THE NATION (CBS): Margaret Brennan anchors: Sen. Burnie Sanders (I-Vt.); A taped joint interview with Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee; and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), the committee's vice chairman; House Democratic Leader Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.); and IBM Vice Chairman Gary Cohn, former director of the National Economic Council.FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Anchor Shannon Bream: Sen. Katie Britt (R-Ala.); Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and a profile of former NFL player Tim Tebow, founder of the Tim Tebow Foundation,...
  • Bernie Sanders: ‘No More Money to Netanyahu’s War Machine to Kill Palestinian Children’

    03/10/2024 11:21:24 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 63 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/10/2024 | Pam Key
    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that the United States should not send additional aid to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s “war machine.” Partial transcript as follows: MARGARET BRENNAN: You have long been a critic of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The other night, President Biden was heard on a hot mic after the State of the Union address saying he has to have a come to Jesus talk with Netanyahu about letting humanitarian aid into Gaza. Have you spoken to President Biden about whether he’s had this conversation? If he hasn’t, what is he...
  • I Agree With Cornel West [Palestinian Huaman Rights]

    08/01/2016 4:53:42 AM PDT · by SJackson · 11 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | 7-28-16 | Stephen M. Flatow – I agree with Cornel West. I never thought I would find myself writing those words. West, a leading African-American author and intellectual, is a vicious critic of Israel. He supports the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. He says Israel’s leaders are “war criminals.” In a speech at Princeton last year, he made the wildly absurd claim that the Israelis “are killing hundreds [of Palestinians] daily.” But even a broken clock gives the right time twice a day, so on the rare occasion that West utters words of truth about the Palestinians or Israel, I must acknowledge that....