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  • FREUDIAN SLIP! Dem. Jeffries Says bill nationalizing elections “inspired by (dictator) Hugo Chavez”

    01/20/2022 4:42:36 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 26 replies
    Liberal Hive Mind ^ | 21/1/22 | Hakeem Jeffries
    Hakeem Jeffries says quiet part out loud. Hugo Chavez is his hero.
  • Today's news conference is a rare event for Biden

    01/19/2022 3:32:50 PM PST · by The_Media_never_lie · 22 replies
    THE WASHINGTON POST ^ | JANUARY 19, 2022 | CLEVE R. WOOTSON JR
    WASHINGTON — When President Joe Biden steps up to a lectern in the East Room of the White House in front of a roomful of reporters Wednesday, he will be playing a presidential game of catch-up that many say he has no desire to win. A year into his presidency, Biden's 4 p.m. news conference will be just his second on U.S. soil and his sixth overall, according to historians who track interactions between presidents and the press. When solo, joint and foreign news conferences are factored in, Biden has held fewer than Donald Trump, Barack Obama and George W....
  • I watched the FBI become so woke it can’t call out terrorism

    01/19/2022 2:02:27 PM PST · by george76 · 28 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 18, 2022 | James A. Gagliano
    What happened to the FBI? ... The FBI’s Dallas division’s special agent in charge, Matthew DeSarno, described the gunman to the press as “singularly focused on one issue, and it was not specifically related to the Jewish community.” I don’t blame SAC DeSarno — a former colleague — for this disbelieve-your-lying-eyes assessment. He takes his orders from FBI headquarters. And we exist in woke times. Yes, sometimes investigations take time, and we don’t want to release inaccurate information. Yet this was a ground ball. The White House asserted the FBI’s course correction a day later, allowing that, of course, the...
  • Report: 19 federal agencies spying on Americans with religious exemptions! Departments of Justice, Health, Transportation, Treasury involved

    01/19/2022 8:46:49 AM PST · by rktman · 24 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 1/18/2022 1347 hrs et | Bob Unruh
    There now are at least 19 federal departments or agencies that have – or are trying to get – procedures so they can keep lists of people who seek or are granted "religious" exemptions to various COVID-19 mandates. The details come in a Daily Signal column by Sarah Parshall Parry and GianCarlo Canaparo. Earlier, they explained when they first found an agency trying to spy on Americans, the Pretrial Services Agency for the District of Columbia. Its policy, that first report said, "will likely serve as a model for a whole-of-government push to assemble lists of Americans who object on...
  • Beware Those Hysterical Historians

    01/20/2021 4:05:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 20, 2021 | Tim Graham
    Liberals love to insist they're on the "right side of history," and their confidence crests in the liberal dominance among historians. Just as the liberal media dominate our evaluation of day-to-day developments, liberals count on their historians to dominate our evaluation of the decades behind us. It's not just historians but our taxpayer-funded storytellers, like the insufferable PBS documentarian Ken Burns. On the day before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, NPR's "Morning Edition" presented him as an American treasure with no partisan bias. So, skip over the propaganda film on Ted Kennedy he made for the 2008 Democratic National Convention, which...
  • Democrat Accidentally Makes True Statement in IRS Scandal Hearing (Norton)

    07/18/2013 1:33:36 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | July 18, 2013 | Bryan Preston
    During today’s IRS hearing before the House Government Oversight and Reform Committee, Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) took a detour that she may regret. Holmes Norton lauded the IRS officials who were testifying before the committee, which at that point were Carter Hull and Elizabeth Hofacre. Hull and Hofacre are among the IRS agents who were involved in scrutinizing Tea Party and conservative groups. Both testified that they were acting on orders from their superiors in Washington. Hofacre worked in the Cincinnati office that IRS Washington official Lois Lerner blamed for the abuse. Lerner broke the story in a conference...
  • "I'M Black,Democrat & A Woman And I'll Park Anyway I Want You Racist Bastards!"

    05/06/2015 8:25:51 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 58 replies
    Universal Free Press ^ | 03-26-2015 | Richard Anthony
    A congresswoman has come under-fire after her bad parking was caught on camera. Democrat Eleanor Holmes Norton, 77, who represents by the District of Columbia, was secretly filmed on Wednesday morning as she drove into a spot on Capitol Hill at the wrong angle.
  • DC Restaurant Confirms It's Fine with Discriminating Against Pro-Lifers in Name of Creating A 'Safe Space'

    01/18/2022 7:40:41 PM PST · by lightman · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 18 January A.D. 2022 | Rebecca Downs
    The 49th annual March for Life will take place later this week on Friday, January 21. The days before and after surrounding the event are often a time of fellowship for pro-lifers, from all circles. For Democrats for Life of America (DFLA), this was supposed to mean holding an event for their supporters at Busboys and Poets. The establishment, however, canceled their event when learning that their would-be paying customers hold pro-life views. Kristen Day, the executive director of DFLA, emailed supporters on January 11 to let them know of the cancellation and request donations to help them find another...
  • U.S. to let teens drive big rigs in test program to help ease supply chain shortage

    01/18/2022 1:19:12 PM PST · by conservative98 · 122 replies
    ABC 7 ^ | January 18, 2022 2:01PM
    DETROIT -- The federal government is moving forward with a plan to let teenagers drive big rigs from state to state in a test program. Currently, truckers who cross state lines must be at least 21 years old, but an apprenticeship program required by Congress to help ease supply chain backlogs would let 18-to-20-year-old truckers drive outside their home states. The pilot program, detailed Thursday in a proposed regulation from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, would screen the teens, barring any with driving-while-impaired violations or traffic tickets for causing a crash. But safety advocates say the program runs counter...
  • Quarterback Cancels Cancel Culture

    01/17/2022 9:30:41 AM PST · by rktman · 32 replies
    frontpagemag.com ^ | 1/14/2022 | Mark Tapson
    So it’s refreshing when a pro athlete like Green Bay Packer quarterback Aaron Rodgers unabashedly states, “I’m an athlete. I’m not an activist.” Rodgers, a Super Bowl winner, three-time Most Valuable Player in the National Football League, and nine-time Pro Bowl selectee, is generally considered one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. He has also become a polarizing, controversial figure and a target of the totalitarian left precisely because he doesn’t conform to the woke expectations of our heavily-politicized culture. Last November, Rodgers triggered the left-dominated media after making statements that did not align with the acceptable narrative about...
  • CNN ‘Reliable Sources’ guest says press covering Biden ‘unfairly’ with ‘snarky attitude’

    01/16/2022 6:40:29 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    Fox news ^ | 01/16/2021 | Yael Halton
    CNN political analyst Joe Lockhart blamed the press on Sunday for treating President Biden "unfairly," arguing that the Biden administration does not deserve to be covered with the same "snarky attitude" that was afforded to former President Trump.
  • Unvaccinated People Will Be Banned From Here, Starting Tomorrow

    01/15/2022 3:42:45 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 95 replies
    Yahoo News! ^ | Fri, January 14, 2022 | Kali Coleman
    Just two weeks into the new year, the U.S. has already seen more than a million new COVID cases on multiple days. The Omicron variant has created a dangerous surge, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimating that this version of the virus currently accounts for more than 98 percent of cases in the country. Omicron is spreading even faster than the previously dominant Delta variant, and pushing case counts higher than ever before. Health officials across the country have started to update existing policies in response to the surge, with some places introducing vaccine mandates for...
  • White House: Biden has been briefed about hostages

    01/15/2022 3:21:02 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 65 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/1/22
    White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said, "POTUS has been briefed about the developing hostage situation in the Dallas area. He will continue to receive updates from his senior team as the situation develops. Senior members of the national security team are also in touch with federal law enforcement...
  • 'Shame has befallen our nation’s capital': Congressman 'will not comply' with DC vaccine mandate

    01/14/2022 1:29:20 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 24 replies
    https://www.washingtonexaminer.com ^ | January 14, 2022 | by Luke Gentile, Social Media Producer | January 14, 2022 11:13 AM
    Rep. Thomas Massie, a Kentucky Republican, announced on Thursday that his office would not adhere to the Washington, D.C., vaccination mandate that goes into effect on Saturday. "The DC vaccine mandate kicks in this weekend. My office will not comply," Massie tweeted. "We will not show papers. We will not order takeout from restaurants that require papers for dine in. We will get our food from Virginia or we will bring it to work," he added.
  • Biden's latest lie earns him 'Four Pinocchios' from Washington Post Publication concludes since he told story, it's unreliable

    01/13/2022 7:01:27 PM PST · by rktman · 20 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 1/13/2022 1736 hrs et | Bob Unruh
    The fact that Joe Biden lies whenever he feels up to telling one of his noted stories is common knowledge. Like that one about the Amtrak conductor he had a conversation with, long after the conductor was gone from Amtrak. Or his house erupting in flames. Or his meeting with Nelson Mandela. But now even the Washington Post has taken note of his falsehoods, with a "Four Pinocchios" for Biden's wild claim that he was "arrested" during a civil rights event. According to Fox News, the "honor" went to Biden "over his false claim this week that he was 'arrested'...
  • Jan. 6 committee dismisses Ray Epps conspiracy theory, issues new subpoenas

    01/13/2022 7:27:48 PM PST · by The_Media_never_lie · 37 replies
    NBC News ^ | Jan. 11, 2022 | Allan Smith, Ali Vitali and Haley Talbot
    The House committee investigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol sought to dismiss a right-wing conspiracy theory by announcing Tuesday that Ray Epps, who was seen trying to egg on protesters ahead of the Jan. 6 riot, told committee members in an interview that he was not a federal agent. The panel also subpoenaed a trio of Trump allies as it continues its months long investigation into the origins of the attack.
  • Tom Cotton's 'Brilliant' Speech Defending Filibuster Was Written by Chuck Schumer

    01/13/2022 12:48:07 PM PST · by george76 · 18 replies
    Townhall ^ | Jan 13, 2022 | Leah Barkoukis
    Sen. Tom Cotton on Wednesday delivered a brilliant speech defending the filibuster as Democrats plot to change Senate rules to pass voting legislation. What made his remarks so powerful? He used the top Senate Democrat’s own words. “Right now, we are on the precipice of a constitutional crisis. We are about to step into the abyss. I want to talk for a few minutes why we are on that precipice and why we are looking into that abyss,” Cotton said Wednesday, quoting Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. In fact, the rest of the Arkansas Republican’s speech was a reading of...
  • Oath Keepers Leader Stewart Rhodes, 10 Others Charged With Seditious Conspiracy in Jan. 6 Probe

    01/13/2022 12:55:37 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 84 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | January 13th 2022 | Sadie Gurman and Byron Tau
    Eleven people including Stewart Rhodes, the leader and founder of the right-wing militia group the Oath Keepers, have been indicted on charges of seditious conspiracy, marking an escalation of the Justice Department’s investigation into the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 last year. An indictment unsealed Thursday accused Mr. Rhodes, 56 years old, of organizing an armed plot to storm the Capitol and stop the certification of President Biden’s election victory. The case marks the first time the Justice Department has filed charges of sedition in connection with the attack and comes days after Attorney General Merrick Garland...
  • Inflation is eating away at the heart of America’s small businesses

    01/13/2022 10:12:29 AM PST · by george76 · 26 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 12, 2022 | Salena Zito
    Of the four restaurants Rick McQuaide owns across several counties in Western Pennsylvania, one is barely making a profit, two are losing money and the fourth has been “temporarily” closed for far longer than he ever anticipated. ... White House and much of the national media .. are wildly out of touch with the struggles of the average American and small business person,” McQuaide adds. “That isn’t political, that is ­reality.” ... there isn’t an aspect of his business that has not been upended by inflation. Fewer people are applying for jobs, driving up wages. Then there is the price...
  • Ann "Two Cheeseburgers Light" Coulter Unloads On President Trump

    01/12/2022 10:16:26 PM PST · by kiryandil · 73 replies
    Ann Coulter'sTwitter feed ^ | January 12, 2022 | Ann Coulter