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  • Booker: Until We Love Our Children More than Guns Nothing Will Change

    05/29/2022 7:46:45 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 83 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/29/2022 | Pam Key
    Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that gun control laws will not be passed until voters love children more than guns. Booker said, “Whatever we can get done if it saves a life, it’s worth doing. My colleagues were entering bipartisan talks. I fully support that, but under no illusion that things need to be done that the majority of Americans overwhelmingly support Republicans and Democrats that can create significant safety. We know, even though the CDC has been undermined by the gun lobby where Senate Republicans won’t allow basic scientific research on gun violence,...
  • Booker says Jackson was under 'the most outrageous of attacks' during hearings

    03/27/2022 7:31:16 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 68 replies
    The hill ^ | 03/28/2022 | Mychael Schnell
    Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Sunday said Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson was under “the most outrageous of attacks” during her confirmation hearing last week. “She was bringing me a lot of emotion during the whole hearing. I mean, she, under sort of the most outrageous of attacks, she was showing who she is,” Booker said when asked on CNN's "State of the Union" about Jackson tearing up in response to the senator's emotional comments during the hearing.
  • Booker brings Jackson to tears with impassioned speech: 'You're my star'

    03/23/2022 10:33:28 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 52 replies
    aol ^ | March 23, 2022 | TOM LOBIANCO
    Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., brought Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson to tears Wednesday with an impassioned speech hearkening to the plight of Black Americans and the efforts of their forebears that led Booker and Jackson to be sitting together in the same Senate hearing room. “It’s hard for me not to look at you and not see my mom. Not to see my cousins, one of them who had to come here and sit behind you. She had to have your back. I see my ancestors and yours,” Booker said. “But don’t worry, my sister. Don’t worry. God has...
  • ‘You are worthy’: Sen. Booker draws tears at Jackson hearing

    03/23/2022 5:17:04 PM PDT · by McGruff · 65 replies
    AP ^ | March 23, 2022 | AARON MORRISON
    Sen. Cory Booker cut through a tense third day of hearings on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on Wednesday with a speech on racial progress that drew tears from the nominee and held the rapt attention of colleagues. Booker, a Black Democrat from New Jersey, said he could no longer hold back his emotion over how Jackson has conducted herself in the face of combative questioning about her handling of child pornography cases, her representation of accused terrorists and her views on anti-racism teaching in schools. “You faced insults here that were shocking to me,” Booker...
  • [Smitten CNN's liberal Ariane de Vogue, frantically tweeting]: Ketanji Jackson's brother is nodding his head as Booker speaks right now about law enforcement and crime--Booker keeps nodding to her family

    03/23/2022 10:54:32 AM PDT · by Conservat1 · 5 replies
    Ketanji Jackson's brother is nodding his head as Booker speaks right now about law enforcement and crime--Booker keeps nodding to her family.— Ariane de Vogue (@Arianedevogue) March 22, 2022
  • Cory Booker Mocked for ‘Derogatory’ Gaffe While Fawning Over Ketanji Brown Jackson

    03/22/2022 2:06:05 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/22/2022 | Joshua Klein
    Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) received backlash online for seemingly stating Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination showed that an “extraordinarily talented” individual “who also happens to be a black woman” was something “we’ve never seen before.”
  • New Jersey Senator Cory Booker says he has tested positive for COVID-19

    12/19/2021 4:34:50 PM PST · by JonPreston · 27 replies
    EYE WITNESS NEWS ^ | 12/19/21 | ABC
    NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- New Jersey Senator Cory Booker has tested positive for COVID, he said on Sunday.In a statement, Booker said he first started feeling symptoms on Saturday, and his symptoms are relatively mild.
  • U.S. Senator Cory Booker Tests Positive For COVID

    12/19/2021 4:38:24 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 79 replies
    philadelphia.cbslocal.com ^ | Dec 19, 2021 | CBS Staff
    WASHINGTON (CBS) — U.S. Senator Cory Booker has tested positive for COVID, according to a statement from the New Jersey Democrat. The announcement came after he started feeling symptoms Saturday. “I learned today that I tested positive for COVID-19 after first feeling symptoms on Saturday. Fortunately, my symptoms are relatively mild,” U.S. Senator Booker said in a statement.
  • Rush Limbaugh blasts media for Jussie Smollett coverage, praises Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson

    12/10/2021 12:45:00 PM PST · by conservative98 · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 21, 2019 | Victor Garcia
    Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh weighed in on the Jussie Smollett controversy Thursday saying the "Empire" actor was just another example of the left trying to portray America as a country filled with hate. “He’s a typical left-wing Democrat today! By the way, he paid these guys with a check. The guy’s an idiot in addition to everything else,” Limbaugh said on his radio program. “The left is nothing but phony hate crimes, phony alleged hate crimes, phony charges, made-up stories.” [cut] “They know these things probably aren’t true, but they want them to be, and that’s why they report...
  • CNN’s Don Lemon Allegedly Sent Jussie Smollett Texts Informing Him of Police Investigation

    12/07/2021 12:34:57 PM PST · by rktman · 29 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 12/7/2021 | Paul Bois
    CNN anchor Don Lemon allegedly sent disgraced actor Jussie Smollett texts during the Chicago Police Department’s investigation of his alleged hoax hate crime. Testifying at his own trial on Monday, the former Empire star Jussie Smollett reportedly said under oath that he received a text message from Don Lemon informing him that Chicago police did not believe his account of what happened the night he claimed to have been the victim of a hate crime by two white Trump supporters. According to the Daily Mail, Smollett’s remark “was presented and then struck from the record.” “He said things began to...
  • Lawyer with ties to Hillary Clinton, DNC reportedly gave FBI documents on Russia meddling

    10/07/2018 12:06:28 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 34 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 4, 2018 | Jeff Mordock
    A lawyer with ties to the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign passed on documents about Russian election meddling to the FBI’s general counsel during the 2016 presidential campaign, according to a report Thursday.James Baker, who was formerly the top lawyer at the FBI, told congressional investigators about the exchange in a closed-door deposition on Wednesday, the Daily Caller reported.Mr. Baker said he received the documents as well as computer storage devices on Russian hacking from Michael Sussmann, an attorney with Perkins Coie. Testifying before a joint session of the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees, Mr. Baker said Mr....
  • Cory Booker giddy as Democrats vote against 'defund the police': GOP senator 'has given us the gift'

    08/11/2021 3:49:16 PM PDT · by Libloather · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/11/21 | Marisa Schultz
    A fired-up Sen. Cory Booker praised GOP Sen. Tommy Tuberville for forcing a vote Tuesday in the Senate on defunding the police, saying he wanted to "hug" his GOP colleague for putting to rest "scurrilous" accusations that Senate Democrats want to strip law enforcement of money. Tuberville, R-Ala., authored an amendment to Democrats' $3.5 trillion budget resolution that would decrease federal funds to localities that defund the police. In teeing up the politically charged vote, Tuberville said in a floor speech that "opposing my amendment is a vote in support of defunding the police and against the men and women...
  • Chelsea Clinton, Cory Booker, Jose Andres, and More to Address Systemic Inequality At No City Limits Event (barf alert)

    02/21/2021 10:34:05 AM PST · by simpson96 · 37 replies
    People ^ | 2/15/2021 | Sean Neumann
    Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton will join Sen. Cory Booker, famed chef Jose Andres, and other speakers next week to address inequality and systemic racism during the fifth annual No City Limits conference, hosted by the poverty-fighting Robin Hood foundation. The 2021 event will take place virtually amid the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and will bring together leading national voices from non-profit organizations, philanthropy groups, the government, and other community groups, who will speak out about ways to address poverty across the country and its roots in systemic racism.(snip) "COVID-19 and the failure to protect public health have been...
  • Cory Booker Wants to Replace Major College Football with a Federally Controlled Pro Game

    02/03/2021 4:56:34 AM PST · by Kaslin · 69 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 3, 2021 | Terry Jeffrey
    Two young men grow up in the same neighborhood and spend four years together at the same high school taking the same classes from the same teachers and playing on the same winning football team. Both are good students and dedicated, hardworking athletes. But one is a journeyman offensive lineman, while the other is an all-state quarterback. In their senior year, they both decide they want to attend the same prestigious private university that plays in the Football Bowl Subdivision -- and where the tuition and board and room exceed $60,000 per year. The university accepts them both. But the...
  • From Classroom to Stadium, the Creeps will Creep

    12/18/2020 10:13:42 AM PST · by jfd1776 · 3 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | December 18, 2020 AD | John F Di Leo
    US Senator Cory Booker (D, Thrace) has introduced a bill to “solve” the problem of college athletics, in much the same way that a healthy dose of arsenic might be proposed to solve a stomach ache. We have over 5000 colleges and universities in the United States. Every college, public and private, has a somewhat different approach to finance, with varying balances between tuition and endowments, scholarships, government grants and all kinds of partnerships. The colleges that offer competitive sports teams include the costs (coaching staffs, facilities, travel, player scholarships) and the profits (ticket sales, advertising and broadcast rights) of...
  • Sen. Booker Introduces Bill to Transfer Land to Black Farmers

    11/25/2020 8:47:46 AM PST · by Red Badger · 119 replies
    https://www.newsmax.com ^ | By Surya Gowda | Wednesday, 25 November 2020 08:03 AM
    Three Democrat senators have introduced a bill that would reform the U.S. Department of Agriculture and create a system of land grants to transfer millions of acres to Black farmers at no charge. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., the lead sponsor of the bill, tweeted Tuesday, "I'm proud to team up with @ewarren and @SenGillibrand to introduce the Justice for Black Farmers Act. We need to balance the scales after decades of systemic racism within @USDA have harmed Black farmers." The bill was announced on Nov. 19 by Booker, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and is set...
  • Study: Meth Use Is the Biggest Factor for HIV Seroconversion Among Gay and Bisexual Men

    10/26/2020 1:11:50 PM PDT · by fwdude · 21 replies
    The Body ^ | Oct. 20, 2020 | Larry Buhl
    Persistent use of methamphetamine is the single biggest risk factor for HIV seroconversion among gay and bisexual men, according to a new study published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. Using subjects from across the U.S., including Puerto Rico and Guam, researchers found that over 12 months of follow-up, 14% of study participants reported using meth, and 2.5% tested positive for HIV (115 new infections). More than a third of study participants (36%) seroconverting for HIV were persistent users of methamphetamine.
  • Amy Coney Barrett Nomination to the Supreme Court Advanced to Senate Despite Democrat's "Surreal Boycott" of Vote

    10/22/2020 8:46:10 AM PDT · by Lenora Thompson · 39 replies
    Lenora Thompson, Patriotic Writer ^ | 10/22/2020 | Lenora Thompson, Writer
    Rarely has our nation seen a judge more competent and qualified to serve on the Supreme Court than Amy Coney Barrett. During her confirmation hearing, she held me in thrall with the magnificence of her mind. Only once before has anyone inspired the thought, "Greatness walks amongst us." His name is Trey Gowdy. In Amy Coney Barrett, I feel the same awe and chills once again. With Amy's confirmation, Lady Justice will no longer peek from underneath her blindfold. No longer will there be a finger surreptitiously pushing down on one side of her Scales of Justice. When Barrett's Senate...
  • Dems Criticize ACB For Constantly Interrupting Their Campaign Speeches

    10/15/2020 6:04:52 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | October 13, 2020 | The Babylon Bee
    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Democrats have blasted Amy Coney Barrett for showing up to a Senate hearing concerning her nomination to the Supreme Court and constantly responding to their questions instead of letting them give their campaign speeches for political clout. "Excuse me, ma'am, I'm trying to grandstand for my political base!" shouted Cory Booker, pointing at her as though he were Phoenix Wright, Ace Attorney. "How dare you, ma'am!" Judge Barrett looked at him in surprise. "I thought this was about my nomination."
  • Cory Booker just asked ACB if she condemns White Supremacy.

    10/13/2020 2:30:07 PM PDT · by Borges · 103 replies
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