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  • Colombia's election: How could the voters be so stupid? They just elected a far-left Hugo Chavez-adoring freak named Gustavo Petro for president

    06/21/2022 9:40:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/21/2022 | Monica Showalter
    Colombia, which is America's strongest ally, has always had the most level-headed voters in the region. They've had two conservative parties, sometimes at once, and voters there have always rejected the crazy left, which in their case, is a Castro-grade revolutionary crazy grade of left, with Bill Ayers-types on steroids. They did, after all, fight a 60-year war against Marxist narcoterrorists, with only a few university wokesters defending them. So it was shocking news that on Sunday, Colombians went and elected just about the worst leftist of this stripe, a former M-19 narcoguerrilla named Gustavo Petro, president, turning one of...
  • srael-Iran Shadow War on Verge of Exploding Into the Open

    06/18/2022 2:50:49 AM PDT · by robowombat · 14 replies
    Sri Lanka Guardian ^ | June 10 2022 | Jonanathan Broder
    Israel-Iran Shadow War on Verge of Exploding Into the Open By Sri Lanka Guardian •June 10, 2022 •Espionage feature World View •Comments : 0 Iran removing UN monitoring cameras, poised to move troops into Syria by Jonathan Broder On the evening of May 31 in the central Iranian city of Yazd, an Iranian aerospace engineer was returning home from dinner with a colleague when he suddenly felt ill and collapsed into unconsciousness. Ayub Entezari was rushed to hospital, where he died after several unsuccessful attempts to resuscitate him, according to an Iranian opposition media outlet. The cause of Entezari’s death:...
  • Man burns pride flags hanging from Columbia University: NYPD

    06/12/2022 10:29:35 AM PDT · by csvset · 56 replies
    NY1 ^ | JUN. 09, 2022 | SPECTRUM NEWS STAFF
    NEW YORK – An unidentified man burned pride flags hanging in front of a Columbia University building Tuesday, police said. The incident occurred at 8:20 p.m. Tuesday in front of 2910 Broadway at Columbia University, police said. Police say surveillance video shows the individual approached a banner with multiple pride flags hanging from the college and lit them on fire before fleeing in an unknown direction. In a statement, Columbia University said the school sent out an alert to their campus community stating that public safety was notified by an affiliate that two LGBTQIA+ flags were discovered removed and damaged...
  • Texas governor has bused a shockingly low number of migrants to D.C.

    04/18/2022 8:09:47 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 51 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 04/17/2022 | Jennie Taer
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s effort to bus migrants to the nation’s capital has brought just around 70 migrants to Washington, D.C. in three separate bus loads.The first bus, which arrived in D.C. on Wednesday morning, had 24 migrants from Colombia, Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua, and, the second bus, which arrived during the early morning hours on Thursday, had 14 migrants from the aforementioned countries, Abbott spokesperson Sheridan Nolen told the Daily Caller News Foundation. A third bus arrived with around 30 migrants on Friday morning, according to Fox News.Abbott pledged April 8 that he would bus migrants to D.C. after...
  • I’m a Longtime Professor. The Real Campus “Free Speech Crisis” Is Not What You Think.

    04/17/2022 1:32:44 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 21 replies ^ | April 16, 2022 | Lucas Mann, Slate
    I’m a college professor, which is one of those jobs that people outside the profession love to ask you about. For the better part of a decade, most of those conversations have been about one thing: free speech. Are universities, once sites of pure, open intellectual discourse, no longer so pure? What is the future of this endeavor I’ve dedicated my life to, if my peers and I are afraid to speak our minds? In one way, this interest makes sense. An enormous amount of high-profile media coverage has been dedicated to what is said, or not said, on certain...
  • Bobulinski buried Joe Biden on Tucker

    10/27/2020 6:13:55 PM PDT · by Behind the Blue Wall · 439 replies
    Tucker Carlson | October 27, 2020 | Behind the Blue Wall
    We're way past "normal" times, but in any world that remotely resembles "normal", Bobulinski came with enough credibility, facts and receipts to bury Joe Biden's Presidential campaign six feet below the surface of the Earth. Dates, times, names, texts, emails, . . . The most explosive part to me was the revelation that Hunter Biden was acting as Ye Jianming's personal lawyer even as Ye, as chairman of the Chinese CCP-linked energy company "CEFC", was negotiating the purchase of a 14% state in Russia's state-owned energy company. If that's not somehow treasonous, I don't know what would be. But there's...
  • Politico: Obama Let Hezbollah Run Cocaine Into The US For Iran Deal — And More

    12/18/2017 9:10:27 AM PST · by DeweyCA · 54 replies ^ | 12-18-17 | Ed Morrissey
    Did the current administration “collude” with Russia? So far no evidence at all has emerged to support that hypothesis, but Politico’s Josh Meyer digs deep into another curious set of circumstances in the Obama White House and its own operations with a foreign power. Perhaps the media will start asking whether the previous administration colluded with Iran to let terrorists and drug dealers go free in order to score one of the worst deals ever in international relations. Before Barack Obama decided to pursue the nuclear deal with Iran, the DEA had a major operation called Project Cassandra. This operation...
  • The legendary pistol that fought on both sides of WWII is back from the dead — and looking better than ever

    01/20/2022 11:51:42 AM PST · by PROCON · 104 replies ^ | Jan. 20, 2022 | MATT SAMPSON
    Hi-Power, meet the High Power.The Hi-Power — known as the Browning Hi-Power, the Browning Automatic Pistol, the Grande Puissance, P-35, Pistole 640(b), and so many other names — is arguably the most widely-used military handgun of all time. Present in historic conflicts from both sides of the toughest battles of World War II to the Iranian embassy siege in London that made the British Special Air Service a household name, this single-action semi-automatic pistol was unbelievably innovative for its time, boasting a number of features that made it truly higher power than other options of the day.Now, 87 years after...
  • Top Columbia, SC rehab center nurse indicted for faking COVID vaccination cards

    12/16/2021 7:36:09 AM PST · by Perseverando · 15 replies
    The State ^ | December 3, 2021 | John Monk
    COLUMBIA, S.C. A top nurse at a Columbia skilled nursing and rehabilitation center has been indicted on federal charges of creating false COVID-19 vaccination cards. Tammy McDonald, 53, a registered nurse and director of nursing at the rehabilitation center, also lied to agents with the FBI and U.S. Health and Human Services Department when confronted about the false cards, an indictment in the case said. The rehabilitation center was not identified in the indictment, which was unsealed and made public Thursday morning. McDonald, a longtime Columbia resident, was indicted by the federal grand jury on Nov. 23. Her attorney Jim...
  • PICTURED: Gang of 10 'coyote' traffickers from 'Without Borders' smuggling ring who charged migrants for escort from Ecuador to Colombia so they could continue to US border

    12/15/2021 4:56:10 PM PST · by blueplum · 3 replies
    The Daily Mail UK ^ | 14 December 2021 | ADRY TORRES FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    Colombian cops have pictured a 10-strong people trafficking gang called 'Without Borders' who charged migrants to help them on their journey to the US. Investigators there dismantled a people trafficking ring that helped migrant cross from Ecuador into Colombia and then ferried them north to Panama, where they made their way into Mexico before reaching the United States border. At least 10 members of the migrant smuggling network, know as ‘Without Borders,’ were taken into custody during a series of raid in the western department of Nariño, the Attorney General’s Office said Saturday... ...Depending on their place of origin, the...
  • Liberals supported soft-on-crime policies — now that crime has come to campus

    12/04/2021 5:35:24 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 3, 2021 | By Nicole Gelinas
    Columbia University president Lee Bollinger calls the random stabbing murder of PhD student Davide Giri on Thursday night “unspeakably sad and deeply shocking.” It’s sad, but it’s not shocking. Elite universities may prefer not to talk much about violent crime as much as they can avoid it, but they can’t protect their charges from what goes on in a freshly violent New York City. Giri is the second Columbia student to be killed in a stranger-on-stranger attack in a supposedly safe public space in less than two years. In December 2019, in another attack just weeks before students were to...
  • INVESTIGATION: Hunter Biden Had Tentacles In Dark Corners Of the World Far Beyond China, Ukraine

    12/01/2021 11:43:36 PM PST · by Liz · 30 replies ^ | May 18, 2021 | Luke Rosiak
    PART 2 OF 3. The Hunter Biden Files Hunter Biden and his business partners were involved in discussions about possible deals in dozens of foreign countries, often corrupt backwaters, at times invoking official channels like ambassadors, emails reviewed by The Daily Wire show. While most attention has focused on Ukraine, where a gas company paid the now-president’s son tens of thousands of dollars a month while he was in deep crack addiction, and China, Hunter and his partners at a consultancy called Rosemont Seneca were eager to do business in a vast array of other places. The map below highlights...
  • George Floyd Transformed into Jesus Christ Icon and Civil Rights Martyr

    11/30/2021 11:00:29 AM PST · by rktman · 19 replies ^ | 11/30/2021 | Joseph Klein
    The far-left loves to tear down or misappropriate traditional religious symbols to serve their own ideological purposes. Nothing is off limits, including Jesus Christ. Radical activist Linda Sarsour has claimed that “Jesus was Palestinian of Nazareth.” Hamid Dabashi, a professor in Columbia University’s Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies, who accused Israel of being nearly identical to the ISIS terrorists, has claimed that Jesus Christ was “a Palestinian refugee.” Now George Floyd is being depicted as Jesus Christ in a painting entitled “Mama.” The painting has been hung at the Catholic University of America, no less! At...
  • Obama And FARC

    03/08/2008 12:06:38 AM PST · by yoe · 2 replies · 442+ views
    IBD ^ | March 7, 2008 | Editor
    Terrorism: The March 1 death strike by the Colombian army against FARC warlord Raul Reyes broke open a trove of contacts in his computer. So why did the name of Barack Obama turn up there?Admittedly, it pales compared with other material from the dead thug's computer — such as FARC efforts to obtain uranium or Hugo Chavez's $300 million support. But the little Obama reference within the 15 FARC letters released by the Colombian government signals a disturbing pattern of contacts with rogue actors. It's not the first time, and Obama has yet to distance himself. In a Feb. 28...
  • Report: Joe Biden to Strip Colombian FARC Communists of Terrorist Designation

    11/24/2021 9:28:39 AM PST · by rktman · 30 replies ^ | 11/24/2021 | Francis Martel
    Anonymous alleged “U.S. and congressional officials” told the Wall Street Journal this week President Joe Biden is planning to remove the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), a nearly 60-year-old terrorist organization responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths, from America’s list of designated foreign terrorist groups. The FARC, a communist group, has been responsible for a wide variety of human rights atrocities in Colombia since its founding in 1964 that include mass killings, kidnappings, child rape, forced abortions, the use of child soldiers, and one of the world’s most lucrative drug trafficking operations. The government of then-President Juan Manuel...
  • Republican Wins Columbia, SC, Mayor’s Race – The County Voted 68% Biden in 2020

    11/18/2021 8:27:50 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Elections up and down the ballot in 2021 have strongly indicated there is going to be a red wave next year. Republican Daniel Rickenmann won the runoff mayoral race in Columbia, South Carolina, with 52 percent of the vote, according to The State news outlet on Wednesday. FINAL: @Rickenmann will be the 37th mayor of Columbia, South Carolina. — Chris Trainor (@ChrisTrainorSC) November 17, 2021 “It was an incredible thing,” Rickenmann said during his victory speech, WLTX-TV reported. “Everyone who supported us. It’s about one Columbia. We are not divided; we are united!” The election results will be certified...
  • Columbia Law Professor Explains Why Public Schools Are Tearing America Apart

    10/26/2021 12:05:03 PM PDT · by DeweyCA · 66 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10-25-21 | Joy Pullman
    Smearing parents fed up with their kids’ schools as “domestic terrorists” seems to be a wild, incendiary charge with little basis in reality. Yet it’s the basis on which the U.S. attorney general has convened an FBI task force to surveil and intimidate parents who object to what their children are being taught, and how they are being treated, with public tax dollars. The organization that colluded with the Justice Department to create the pretext for chilling voters’ speech has backed down, but the FBI threat remains. School lockdowns have clarified and accelerated the deep, irreconcilable differences among American parents...
  • Sailing ship captures a narco sub

    10/25/2021 11:05:47 PM PDT · by blueplum · 6 replies
    CNN ^ | 25 October 2021 | Brad Lendon, CNN
    (CNN)Consider it a win for 18th century technology over late 20th century criminal innovation. A three-masted sailing ship belonging to the Ecuadorian Navy last week captured a so-called narco sub, a homemade low-profile vessel (LPV) designed to transport illegal narcotics, in the Pacific Ocean off Colombia, according to a statement from Ecuador's military.... ,,,The 257-foot-long (78 meter) sailing ship, powered by more than 15,000 square feet (1,393 square meter) of sails hung from three towering masks, was on a training cruise when it spotted the drug-running vessel and made the stop, the Ecuadorian military said...
  • Well-heeled Haitian migrants heading north drive poor Colombians out of their homes

    The press and its Democrat allies are portraying a wave of Haitian migrants heading north from South America as just poor, pitiful, refugees looking for relief from poverty. Turns out that's not the case. It's well-known that most of those coming up are country-shoppers rather than refugees, having been previously resettled in prosperous Chile and Brazil as refugees a decade ago. What's more, a lot of them have gotten jobs and made money.
  • Influx of Haitian migrants pushing locals out of housing in Colombia beach town

    10/01/2021 6:42:21 PM PDT · by blueplum · 9 replies
    Reuters via msn ^ | 01 October 2021 | Henry Esquivel
    NECOCLI, Colombia (Reuters) - An influx of thousands of mostly Haitian migrants seeking transport northward toward the United States is pushing locals in the Colombian beach town of Necocli out of housing, residents said, as landlords favor migrants able to pay in dollars. The backlog of migrants waiting in the town for scarce places on boat transport toward the jungles of the Darien Gap in Panama, where smugglers guide groups northward on foot, has swelled to up to 19,000 after the lifting of COVID-19 border closures.... Even commercial properties are being re-purposed....