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  • New Financial Controversies Rock BLM As Marc Elias Reportedly Leaves Board

    05/18/2022 10:20:12 AM PDT · by blam · 11 replies
    Zubu Brothers ^ | 5-18-2022 | Jonathan Turley
    New financial controversies have arisen about the use of donations by Black Lives Matter (BLM), including additional allegations that co-founder Patrisse Cullors used BLM funds and resources to benefit herself and friends. I previously wrote a column asking why Democratic prosecutors like New York Attorney General Letitia James shown comparably little interest in these allegations even as James sought to disband the National Rifle Association (NRA) over similar allegations. In the meantime, the Washington Examiner is reporting that former Clinton campaign lawyer Marc Elias has left the BLM board after his firm. the Elias Law Group, had “taken control of...
  • Hillary Clinton spokesman hits NY Times for omitting statement from report on Trump's records controversy

    02/12/2022 11:44:21 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 24 replies
    Fox news ^ | 02/11/2022 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    Hillary Clinton's spokesman knocked The New York Times for not including her statement in a report on the controversy surrounding former President Trump's handling of government records. The Times ran a report Thursday pointing out how Republicans have so far been "quiet" about the 45th president allegedly keeping classified documents at his residence in Mar-a-Lago in violation of the National Archives and Records Administration policy.
  • LeBron Sparks Controversy After Posting Meme Comparing Covid, Common Cold, and Flu

    12/24/2021 5:36:13 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/24/2021 | Dylan Gwinn
    LeBron James found himself in unfamiliar territory on Christmas Eve: He found himself on the receiving end of criticism from the woke mob. The NBA superstar and outspoken social justice advocate posted a meme on Instagram which compared the coronavirus to the common old and the flu.
  • Get Used to the Heat and Get in the Kitchen

    11/23/2021 5:59:02 AM PST · by FryingPan101 · 2 replies
    Townhall ^ | November 21, 2021 | Michael Brown
    You’ve heard the saying, “If you don’t like the heat, then get out of the kitchen.” Well, that only works if you’re not called to be in the kitchen. For those of us who are called to be there, it would be better to say, “Get used to the heat and get in the kitchen.” When it comes to the conflicts and controversies of our day, if we love God and we love our neighbor, do we really have a choice? On a daily basis, often from many different sides, I get blasted for positions I take in writing or...
  • Get Used to the Heat and Get in the Kitchen

    11/21/2021 5:11:21 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 21, 2021 | Michael Brown
    You’ve heard the saying, “If you don’t like the heat, then get out of the kitchen.” Well, that only works if you’re not called to be in the kitchen. For those of us who are called to be there, it would be better to say, “Get used to the heat and get in the kitchen.” When it comes to the conflicts and controversies of our day, if we love God and we love our neighbor, do we really have a choice? On a daily basis, often from many different sides, I get blasted for positions I take in writing or...
  • Soros-Funded Group FCC Letter Included Question on Whether to ‘Shoot’ Republicans

    09/24/2021 7:47:06 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 20 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 9/24/2021 | Joseph Vazquez
    The George Soros-funded Free Press is in hot water after it submitted a leftist petition to the Federal Communications Commission that included a comment that questioned if Republicans should be shot. The Free Press petition urged the FCC “investigate its own history of racism and examine how its policy choices and actions have harmed black people and other communities of color.” The petition included the following violent comment: “How come we have racist horseshit like FOX and the other ultraconservative outlets and Christians owning most of our media. What happened to separation of church and state? Are we going to...
  • Palace refuses to back Harry and Meghan in dispute over baby Lilibet's name

    06/09/2021 8:15:30 PM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 116 replies
    The Daily Telegraph, via The National Post ^ | Wednesday June 9, 2021 | Gordon Rayner and Victoria Ward
    ...The Telegraph understands that the Queen was “told” about the name after the baby was born last Friday, rather than her permission being sought in advance. It suggests that if the Duke and Duchess chose the name to curry favour with the Queen and the wider Royal family, the tactic has backfired badly... Although there is little formal protocol around choosing baby names, particularly with great-grandchildren of the monarch, royal sources suggested there was a difference between the couple choosing to name their daughter Elizabeth, in tribute to the Queen, and using her pet name, which had only been used...
  • The Tim Tebow controversy — it’s about culture, stupid

    06/04/2021 8:21:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/04/2021 | James Thrasher
    Everyone seems to have an opinion on Urban Meyer’s decision to sign Tim Tebow to the roster of the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars. The all-knowing Charles Barkley pontificated that Tebow failed as a quarterback in the NFL and as a Minor League Baseball player—so Sir Charles encourages Tebow to not embarrass himself and just hang it up. A cadre of ESPN commentators have taken their shots at Tebow and Meyer. Stephen A. Smith on “The First Take” show has called the signing racist and white privilege. Shannon Sharp believes that the roster move is because of the Tebow/Meyer friendship: they both...
  • Governor DeSantis Signs Controversial Bill Declaring The Sky Is Blue

    06/03/2021 9:42:37 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | June 2, 2021 | The Babylon Bee
    TALLAHASSEE, FL—In a controversial move sure to cause outrage, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill declaring that the sky is blue. “Through sheer malice, bigotry, and hatred, I declare the sky is blue!” said DeSantis at the signing ceremony. “Maybe next I’ll declare grass to be green, enforcing myopic reality on everyone! Mwuh ha ha ha!” DeSantis then signed the bill with ink he declared to be black no matter what anyone else thought about it. “Nooooo! Colors exist on a spectrum!” screamed an activist outside. “Who is to say the sky isn’t yellow? I guess, maybe, some sort...
  • Ivermectin: Game changer vs Covid-19? What’s the controversy?

    03/21/2021 6:57:16 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    The Manila Times ^ | 03/21/2021
    (This is not a medical recommendation or study but a proposal that should be examined. Please consult your doctor.)Desperation time is arriving at our door. Our infection rates are reaching all-time highs, hospitals are full, people are unnerved already and the Philippines is far behind other countries in the recovery. Most of us will survive, but many will die unnecessarily; millions of jobs are lost.Real tests are needed, not speeches. Let’s not kid ourselves that survival is proof of resilience and innovativeness; we must improve all performance indicators, including time to adopt the best practical practices. Can we improve this...
  • Bloomfield's Columbus Day parade is on, despite false flyers

    10/12/2019 9:44:16 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | October 11, 2019 | Andrew Goldstein
    Rain or shine, cold or warm, false information or not, the Columbus Day parade will take place Saturday morning in Bloomfield. The event was never in question. But there was certainly some confusion. That’s because someone went around Bloomfield’s business district this week passing out flyers falsely claiming that the parade had been canceled. The flyer, which included an official Pittsburgh Columbus Day parade logo, said “it has been brought to our attention that this is an offensive holiday. “Columbus’ arrival to America caused the mass murder of Native American people,” the letter read. “There are plenty of other ways...
  • AOC’s $250 hair salon trip stirs controversy

    10/10/2019 8:54:57 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 57 replies
    nypost ^ | 10/10/2019 | Lia Eustachewich
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who’s waged war against the wealthy with a 70 percent tax rate proposal — shelled out more than $250 on a recent trip to the hair salon, according to a new report. The socialist darling dropped big bucks — $80 on a haircut and $180 for lowlights — last month at Last Tangle Salon in downtown Washington, DC, the Washington Times reported, citing sources. The outlet noted that a 20 percent tip, or $52, would bring the total to just over $312, while suggesting she could’ve saved about $100 for a chop at the “government-subsidized” Capitol...
  • Homosexuality is to blame for sexual abuse, not Catholic church, claims German cardinal

    01/06/2019 8:05:27 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 46 replies
    telegraph.co.uk/news ^ | 1/4/2/19 | Justin Huggler
    A German cardinal on Friday provoked anger and controversy when he claimed the Catholic church was not responsible for sexual abuse by its clerics, and instead sought to pin the blame on homosexuality. “What has happened in the church is no different from what is happening in society as a whole,” Cardinal Walter Brandmüller said. “The real scandal is that the Catholic church hasn’t distinguished itself from the rest of society.” A study commissioned by the German Bishops Conference and published last year found that more than 3,600 children were sexually abused by Catholic clergy in Germany between 1946 and...
  • (Satire) All-Purpose Democrat Last Minute Smear Form

    09/23/2018 8:28:36 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 11 replies
    grey_whiskers ^ | Sep 23 2018 | grey_whiskers
    ____ 28, 201_ CONFIDENTIAL Senator _______ ___________ Dear Senator _________: I am writing to you with information concerning the background of the current nominee to ____________. As I am a loyal Democrat, I trust that you will keep this confidential from Republicans, especially Senator _________, until we can spring this on them at the last minute with no chance for rebuttal or fact checking. Also, may I ask that our colleagues in the usual social media companies carefully scrub my posting history for the past ____ years. ________ physically __________ me and sexually __________ during ___________ in the time frame...
  • Why Both Sides Are Wrong About The NFL Kneeling Controversy

    05/25/2018 4:44:34 PM PDT · by davikkm · 64 replies
    IWB ^ | Daniel Carter
    Conservatives seemingly got a victory this week when the NFL decided to change its policy regarding the national anthem. The NFL decided that players would be allowed to stay in the locker room while the national anthem plays, but the players and personnel that stay on the field will be required to stand for the anthem. President Trump reaffirmed his support for the decision by saying that players who don’t stand for the national anthem maybe “shouldn’t be in the country.” Leftists were outraged. This is a lot of controversy for such a small gesture, but I feel that both...
  • Mascot Controversy At Cal State Long Beach

    05/02/2018 2:42:32 PM PDT · by BBell · 32 replies
    Instead of spreading school spirit a mascot has caused some controversy on a local college campus. As CBSLA's Jo Kwon tells us, administrators at Cal State Long Beach are now taking action.
  • CBS, NBC Hype ‘Controversy’ and ‘Cloud of Suspicion’ Over Museum of the Bible

    11/17/2017 2:15:02 PM PST · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | November 17, 2017 | Kyle Drennen
    Fearing that America was one step closer to becoming a theocracy with the opening of the privately-funded Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C., on Thursday and Friday, CBS This Morning and NBC’s Today hyped the supposed “controversy” swirling around the institution, even claiming that a “cloud of suspicion” hung over the building as it opened its doors. “Coming up on CBS This Morning, I’ll tell you why this museum is generating some controversy. It’s just a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol,” warned correspondent Chip Reid on Thursday. Introducing the segment minutes later, co-host Charlie Rose emphasized that the...
  • ESPN's New Social Media Policy: "Don't Embroil The Company in Unwanted Contrroversy"

    11/03/2017 9:51:44 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 22 replies
    Deadspin ^ | November 3, 2017 | Laura Wagner
    ESPN distributed new social media guidelines to its employees Thursday, which reinforced some existing rules about not breaking news exclusively on social media, respecting colleagues, and—oh wait, here’s a new thing: “Do nothing that would undercut your colleagues’ work or embroil the company in unwanted controversy.” The “unwanted” there is doing a lot of work. Unwanted for whom? The employee who feels so strongly about an issue, perhaps the direction his or her employer is going, that they use Twitter to provide their insight? Of course not. The controversies are “unwanted” for ESPN executives, who want to keep advertisers happy,...
  • CNN presenter Reza Aslan sparks backlash after he eats HUMAN BRAIN

    03/09/2017 3:43:53 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 63 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9 March 2017 | Chris Summers
    CNN presenter Reza Aslan has been heavily criticized after he ate part of a human brain while filming with a Hindu cannibal sect in India. The episode, part of a series called Believer with Reza Aslan, was shown on Sunday and provoked horror and dismay from many viewers and an angry backlash by Hindus in America.
  • The Stone That They Trip Over...Psalm 1 and 2 pt 8

    Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the LORD shall have them in derision.Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure.Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion.(Psalm 2:1-6)The Kings of the Earth and their rulers have come into open opposition against the LORD...