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  • Exclusive — Mike Pence: Campus Leftists Are Threatened by Conservatives Because They’re ‘Not Used to Being Challenged’

    04/14/2022 5:32:54 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/14/2022 | Breccan F. Thies
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia — Former Vice President Mike Pence spoke about the importance of an active conservative movement in America’s education systems, telling Breitbart News, “One of the most important battlefields for the future is on the campuses of our colleges and universities.” Breitbart News sat down with Pence in Pavilion IV on the Lawn at the University of Virginia, part of Thomas Jefferson’s historic Academical Village, which he designed to be the physical representation of the “intellectual frontiers that lay open to discovery” — an apt location given the topics he was set to address later in the evening to...
  • Blue State Blues: Zelensky, Charlottesville, and Judging a Cause by Its Fringe

    03/25/2022 7:17:07 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/25/2022 | Joel B Pollack
    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has become the leader of the free world, holding out against the might of the Russian military and defying the will of a tyrant whom the leaders of the world’s democracies are afraid to confront directly. At the same time, his military, which the West is arming as fast as possible, includes a small group of extremists and neo-Nazis, including some linked to the 2017 riot in Charlottesville, Virginia, which inspired President Joe Biden’s candidacy.
  • Joe Biden Repeats Charlottesville ‘Very Fine People Hoax’ at NATO SUMMIT

    03/24/2022 12:14:53 PM PDT · by AnthonySoprano · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/24/22 | Joel B. Pollack
    Biden Tells NATO: “I made the commitment, when I ran this time, I wasn’t going to run again, and I mean that sincerely, I had no intention of running for president again, until I saw those folks coming out of the fields in Virginia carrying torches and carrying Nazi banners, and literally singing the same vile rhyme they used in Germany in the early twenties, or thirties I should say, and then the gentleman you mentioned [Trump] was asked what he thought and a young woman was killed, a protester, and he was asked what he thought, he said there...
  • Mysterious Patriot Front Group Has Data Leaked Exposing Suspect Videos, Outing Members and Even More Questions of Federal Infiltration

    01/23/2022 10:06:50 AM PST · by Wilderness Conservative · 32 replies
    GP ^ | 1/23/22 | Jim Hoft
    Gizmodo reported on the leaks. A hostile offshoot of the defunct neo-Nazi group Vanguard America, Patriot Front formed in late August 2017 less than three weeks after the white nationalist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. (James Alex Fields Jr., who was convicted in December 2018 of killing 32-year-old anti-racist protester Heather Heyer at the rally, was seen there holding a shield emblazoned with the VA logo. VA later denied he was a member.) The split from VA followed months of infighting between Thomas Rousseau, the Front’s founder, and VA leader Dillon Irizarry, who was seen accusing Rousseau in...
  • VIDEO: Biden Goes UNHINGED While Repeating "Very Fine People" Hoax

    12/17/2021 9:49:08 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 25 replies
    YouTube ^ | December 17, 2021 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEOJoe Biden went to South Carolina State University on December 17, 2021 and continued lying again. His big lie was repeating his worn "Very Fine People" Hoax about Charlottesville, VA and Donald Trump. Of course, Biden was confused as to not only where Charlottesville is located but also as to the name itself. He also LIED about personally desegregating restaurants and movie theaters in Delaware. However, one bit of refreshing honesty from Biden as he again repeated what really counts in elections.
  • Jury finds Unite the Right defendants liable for more than $26 million in damages

    11/23/2021 4:03:14 PM PST · by where's_the_Outrage? · 46 replies
    CNN ^ | Nov 23, 2021 | Mark Morales and Steve Almasy
    Charlottesville, Virginia (CNN)A jury has awarded more than $26 million in damages after finding the White nationalists who organized and participated in a violent 2017 rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, liable on a state conspiracy claim and other claims. The jury in the federal civil trial said Tuesday it could not reach a verdict on two federal conspiracy claims. The violence during the Unite the Right rally turned the Virginia city into another battleground in America's culture wars and highlighted growing polarization. It was also an event that empowered White supremacists and nationalists to demonstrate their beliefs in public rather than...
  • Charlottesville City Council tears into Lincoln Project over tiki torch stunt

    The Charlottesville City Council rebuked the Lincoln Project on Thursday over a tiki torch stunt the group organized last week to protest a campaign event for Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin (R). In a letter to Lincoln Project co-founder Steve Schmidt, the Charlottesville City Council said the anti-Trump activist group "tore open a still-healing wound in Charlottesville" with the stunt. The council further criticized the group, stating, “Your post-demonstration press release promised the potential for more such painful memories.
  • Carville Defends Lincoln Project — Tiki-Torch Stunt ‘Was to Illustrate a Point’

    10/31/2021 12:53:52 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 75 replies
    breitbart ^ | 30 Oct 2021 | JEFF POOR
    Democrat strategist James Carville defended The Lincoln Project Friday on CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time” for their so-called tiki-torch stunt, which Carville claimed was done to illustrate a point about Virginia Republican gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin. According to Carville, Youngkin had not been vocal about President Donald Trump’s remarks about the 2017 Charlottesville, VA incident. “Well, let me — first of all, The Lincoln Project is independent of the Democratic Party of Virginia,” Carville declared. “I happen to know the chairwoman very, very well. And I kind of agree with what Stuart said. It was to illustrate a point that Youngkin...
  • Terry McAuliffe Mocked over Viral Picture of ‘Youngkin Supporters’ with Tiki Torches

    10/29/2021 1:44:25 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/29/2021 | HANNAH BLEAU
    Virginia Democrat Terry McAuliffe (D) is experiencing a wave of mockery on social media over a viral photo showing five individuals claiming to be supporters of his Republican challenger Glenn Youngkin, holding tiki torches outside of a campaign bus — an obvious nod to Charlottesville and white supremacy — as many surmise it is nothing more than a stunt by the Democrat’s supporters days before Election Day.
  • Police Contradict Terry McAuliffe’s Claim That Protesters Had Weapons ‘Stashed Around City’

    08/16/2017 5:41:00 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/16/17 | AWR Hawkins
    Virginia State Police on Tuesday contradicted Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s (D) claim that Charlottesville protesters had weapons “stashed around the city.” McAuliffe made the claim about stashed weapons during an interview on DeRay McKesson’s podcast Save the People. Twitter user @nycsouthpaw quoted McAuliffe using the podcast interview to describe protesters, saying, “They had battering rams and we had picked up different weapons that they had stashed around the city.” Yet the very next day–August 15–Virginia State Police countered McAuliffe’s narrative by denying that any weapons caches were discovered during sweeps of the city. Reason’s CJ Ciaramella tweeted: "I just got comment...
  • Pence privately said he was 'proud' of economic advisor Gary Cohn for blasting Trump over response to Charlottesville rally, book says

    06/21/2021 7:03:11 PM PDT · by libh8er · 76 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 6.19.2021 | John L Dorman
    Cohn then told Trump that he might have to leave his position, but no one in the room spoke up to support him, including then-Vice President Mike Pence, according to the book. After the meeting was over, Cohn went back to his office, and Pence appeared several minutes later, without Trump in the vicinity. "I'm proud of you," Pence told Cohn at the threshold of his office door, according to the book.
  • “A Fact Too Good To Check”: The Post Admits That The Claimed Descendant Who Denounced Gen. Lee Was Not A Descendant

    05/18/2021 3:45:22 PM PDT · by euram · 23 replies
    JONATHAN ^ | May 18 2021 | JONATHAN TURLEY
    There is an extraordinary column in the Washington Post from Glenn Kessler on a key figure in past coverage on the removal of Confederate statues. The Post ran a widely cited article on how Robert E. Lee’s own descendant wanted the general’s statues to be removed. The problem is that no one at the Post appears to have actually checked to see if Rev. Robert W. Lee was an actual descendant. It now appears that he is not, according to Kessler.
  • Media hyped so-called 'descendent' of Robert E. Lee after Charlottesville, WaPo suggests they're not relate (Rev. Robert W. Lee)

    05/18/2021 3:35:48 AM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/17/21 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    A fact-check from The Washington Post concluded that there is no evidence that a man who claimed to be a descendent of Robert E. Lee was actually related to the Confederate general. In the weeks following the events of Charlottesville back in 2017, Rev. Robert W. Lee became a national figure for denouncing his apparent relative at the MTV Video Music Awards. "My name is Robert Lee the Fourth. I am a descendent of Robert E. Lee, the Civil War general whose statue was at the center of violence in Charlottesville," Lee began his address to the audience. "We have...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Never-Before-Seen Drone Footage from Charlottesville 2017 Protests Reveals Enormous Extent of Media Lies and Propaganda

    05/05/2021 7:28:09 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 22 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 5, 2021 | Ben Wetmore
    Never-Before-Seen Drone Footage from Charlottesville 2017 Protests Reveals Extent of Media Lies Shows there was almost no chance convicted driver James Fields knew that he was turning onto a street with extreme left-wing protesters as a gathering left-wing crowd waited while protesting through the whole city. Could be critical evidence in the pending appeal by James Fields of his double convictions in both state and federal courts, leaving the then-20 year old with a life without probation sentence plus 419 years.
  • Nolte: Charlottesville Mayor Nikuyah Walker Compares Her Democrat-Run City to Rapist

    03/26/2021 6:08:44 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 3 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/26/2021 | John Notle
    Charlottesville, Virginia, Mayor Nikuyah Walker published a poem Wednesday comparing her own city to a rapist. Before we go any further, let me point out one very important fact: Charlottesville has been run exclusively by Democrats and extreme leftists like Walker (who is officially listed as an Independent) for more than 40 years.
  • Walker's social media post removed by Facebook

    03/24/2021 2:38:11 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 44 replies
    CBS News 19 ^ | 24 Mar 2021 | News Staff
    A controversial post on Charlottesville Mayor Nikuyah Walker's Facebook account is causing a stir.The post was removed by Facebook for violating community standards. However, Walker went to Twitter to show in a tweet what she had posted.The post from Facebook below. We have blurred out the words that some people may find offensive.
  • Report: ‘At Least a Dozen’ Republican Senators Walked Out of Impeachment Trial

    02/12/2021 6:13:38 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 145 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/12/2021 | Joel B. Pollak
    At least a dozen Republican Senators reportedly walked out of the Senate impeachment trial on Thursday, after lead House impeachment manager Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) tried to argue that years of Trump rallies were incitement to violence.National Review reporter John McCormack reported several Republican Senators left the chamber during part of Raskin’s presentation, and missed the subsequent argument of Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA), who argued that Trump was a future danger.Inside the Senate chamber:Trump’s 2016 rivals Rubio, Cruz, and Graham watched intently as video documented Trump’s 2015-2020 remarks making light of or justifying political violence.Graham, Rubio, and Cruz then left...
  • Kincaid: A Marxist Takeover of D.C.’s Freedom Plaza

    10/14/2011 10:49:29 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    GOPUSA ^ | October 14, 2011 | Cliff Kincaid
    The “October 2011” movement organizer Dennis Trainor tells me that he believes capitalism is “homicidal” and that the U.S. needs a revolution. “This is not a reform movement,” he said. He is part of the illegal occupation of Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C. The “October 2011” movement is not part of, but endorses the “Occupy Wall Street” movement that began several weeks ago. Although he describes himself as new to professional agitation, Trainor runs the “No Cure For That” website and served as a writer/media consultant for Dennis Kucinich’s 2008 presidential campaign. Kucinich is the Cleveland Democrat perhaps best known...
  • In Iranian media, activist lauds Charlottesville's anti-war resolution

    01/19/2012 6:22:48 AM PST · by think4yrsf · 4 replies
    The Daily Progress ^ | January 18, 2012 | Ted Strong
    The day after the Charlottesville City Council passed a resolution calling on the federal government to end all its wars and avoid starting a new one with Iran, the move has drawn attention from abroad. One arm of Iran’s state-owned media, PressTV, is reporting the council’s latest foray into foreign policy through an interview with David Swanson, the Charlottesville peace activist who helped push the resolution.
  • Why It’s A Baseless Smear For Biden To Call Trump A Racist

    10/26/2020 7:57:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 26, 2020 | Kyle Reynolds
    Despite the incessantly cited falsehood that Trump is a racist who supports white supremacy, the record and the facts reveal a far different reality. During Thursday’s presidential debate, former Vice President Joe Biden made the rather audacious claim that President Trump is “one of the most racist presidents in modern history.” Debate moderator Kristen Welker also weighed in, asserting that the president’s racially charged rhetoric is often viewed as inciting racial strife. These claims appear to be, as the former vice president would say, “malarkey.” When examining both the president’s personal record and the record of his administration, it is...