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  • Menendez: Democratic package best chance for immigration reform

    07/29/2021 12:35:10 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/29/2021 | Rafael Bernal
    Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Thursday he doubts there is a Plan B for immigration reform if attempts to include provisions through the budget process fail. "If we don't have reconciliation I'm not sure that there's a pathway forward," Menendez told immigration advocates on a call organized by the American Business Immigration Coalition. He added that any legislative avenue outside of reconciliation would need the support of at least 10 Republican senators, an unlikely prospect for an issue as politicized as immigration.
  • Typo Correction

    12/27/2020 6:49:19 PM PST · by szweig · 28 replies
    self | SSZ
    The term is universally misused. If they don't want to use the correct term, "Democrat party", it should be spelled as "the Democrat-ick party."
  • AOC: ‘We Need New Leadership in the Democratic Party’

    12/17/2020 10:06:31 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/17/2020 | Hannah Bleau
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said the Democrat Party needs new leadership — a remark which comes after two years of rumors infighting among establishment Democrats and far-left progressives in the caucus as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) continue to hold a grip on ultimate direction of the party. Ocasio-Cortez made the observation during a Wednesday interview with The Intercept’s Jeremy Scahill as they discussed a variety of issues — from President-elect Joe Biden’s “corporate revolving door” transition team to the prospect of shifts in Democrat Party leadership.
  • I was wrong about the Democratic Party #walkaway

    10/10/2020 6:14:16 AM PDT · by MagillaX · 25 replies
    Youtube ^ | 9/20/2020 | Georgia H
    Teach for America made me abandon the racism of the left. AOC made me abandon the left altogether. #walkaway #walkawaycampaign I am a bit overwhelmed with the way this video has blown up (despite persistent shadow banning from YT!), and i really appreciate the thoughtful comments i've received. i noticed a few themes in the comments and i continue to get the same questions, so i want to address them here! 1) I did not jump from blind loyalty to democrats to blind loyalty to republicans. i simply came to the realization that i am not represented by leftism (which...
  • BREAKING: @IlhanOmar connected cash-for-ballots harvesting scheme EXPOSED

    09/27/2020 7:40:31 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 61 replies
    James O'Keefe Twitter ^ | 9/27/20 1 hr ago | James O'Keefe
    BREAKING: @IlhanOmar connected cash-for-ballots harvesting scheme EXPOSED “Money is the king in everything”; harvester boasts harvesting HUNDREDS of 2020 absentee ballots ILLEGALLY! “Numbers do not lie...these here are all absentee ballots…my car is full…”#BallotHarvesting pic.twitter.com/cB2Bz31mSY— James O'Keefe (@JamesOKeefeIII) September 28, 2020
  • New York’s Democratic socialists want a revolution — but does anyone else?

    09/22/2020 10:41:04 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    nypost ^ | 09/21/2020 | Michael Benjamin
    Fresh off of surprising upset victories in this summer’s Democratic primaries for state Assembly and Senate, the city’s Democratic socialists are targeting the City Council primaries next year, when 35 of the 51 seats will be without an incumbent. The Democratic Socialists of America-NYC is planning to back a slate of council candidates who, if elected, would create a “socialist caucus” down at City Hall. According to the strategy document obtained by The Post, one litmus test will be agreement to “defund the police” by 50 percent, slashing the NYPD’s budget by $3 billion.
  • Shines: Of Course There Is Systemic Racism in America and It’s in the Democratic Party

    09/20/2020 6:19:28 AM PDT · by MagillaX · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 15, 2020 | Breitbart News
    Bishop Aubre Shines writes in the Washington Times about systemic racism in America, which he attributes to the historical Democrat Party dating back to the post-Civil War era, the Jim Crow laws, and their enforcer: The Ku Klux Klan: These past couple of weeks have been some of the saddest I’ve seen in my lifetime as an African-American. It began with the tragic, needless, death of George Floyd, but then quickly escalated into some of the most vicious, violent rioting our country has seen in decades. The Democratic Party, true to form, never lets a crisis go to waste. It...
  • Top Democratic Staffer Arrested By Police During Riot In Portland

    09/10/2020 10:05:30 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 60 replies
    townhall ^ | 09/10/2020 | Julio Rosas
    A top staffer who works for the Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives was arrested by the Portland Police Bureau last week during the city's nightly riots. Kristina Narayan was arrested, along with 58 others, on September 5 and charged with interfering with a Peace Officer, a misdemeanor. Narayan works as a Legislative Director for House Speaker Tina Kotek (D), according to her Linkedin profile. Kotek represents northeast Portland. Narayan was released without bail.
  • The Face Of The Democratic Party Isn’t Joe Biden, It’s The Raging Mob

    08/31/2020 6:28:26 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    thefederalist ^ | 08/31/2020 | John Daniel Davidson
    The unfolding disaster for Democrats right now, with just 63 days until the election, is that their party’s brand is not Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, it’s the violent mob in the streets. Democrats have only themselves to blame. Too many months of inaction and equivocation about “mostly peaceful protests” have branded them as the party that’s okay with street violence and mob action, as long as it’s in the name of racial justice.
  • Army investigating uniformed personnel shown during Democratic convention

    08/19/2020 1:21:35 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 62 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08 19 2020 | Justine Coleman
    The Army is launching an investigation into the two uniformed personnel who were shown during the Democratic National Convention, the service said Wednesday. During the second night of the convention, the soldiers appeared next to delegates from American Samoa during the state roll call, prompting questions about whether they violated military rules. The Department of Defense (DOD) forbids service members from appearing in uniform at political events. The Army announced it will investigate the two service members, who are assigned to the 9th Mission Support Command, Army spokesperson Lt. Col. Emanuel Ortiz confirmed to The Hill. "Wearing a uniform to...
  • Viewership for High Profile Second Night of DNC Fails to Live Up to Past Years, Early Data Shows

    08/19/2020 11:53:13 AM PDT · by Justaham · 14 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Paul Bond
    he Democratic National Convention continues to struggle for eyeballs on television, according to preliminary data from Nielsen, which suggests that Night 2 of the event attracted just 6.13 million viewers at ABC, CBS and NBC. If the numbers hold — they're expected to be updated late Wednesday — the audience will have sunk 48 percent across the three broadcast networks compared to the second night of 2016's convention that nominated Hillary Clinton for president.
  • Democratic National Convention: Schedule for 4-day event announced (veep pick speaks Aug 19)

    08/04/2020 1:27:32 AM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    WFTV ^ | 8/03/20 | Debbie Lord
    The Democratic National Convention will take place in a couple of weeks, but it won’t be the boisterous celebration of politics we are used to seeing every four years. Instead, look for a mostly virtual event, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. The highlight will be when presumptive nominee Joe Biden accepts the nomination on the last night of the convention. - It will take place Aug. 17-20. - The party's mostly virtual festivities will kick off on Monday with opening ceremonies and a selection of speakers, who will be announced at a later date. - The results of votes on...
  • L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Backs Rioters in Portland: ‘The Best of Our Democratic Ideals’

    07/24/2020 6:13:17 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/24/2020 | Joel B Pollak
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti backed violent demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, on Thursday, referring to mobs that have attacked a federal courthouse as “the best of our democratic ideals” and slamming federal law enforcement’s response. Portland has been the scene of nightly violent riots for weeks. Black Lives Matter “protesters” have pelted officers with bottles, rocks, and bricks. The “protests” have included Black Lives Matter activists and members of the militant Antifa group
  • Connecticut GOP Calls on ‘Democratic Party’ to Change Name: ‘Years of Racial Oppression

    06/30/2020 2:54:55 PM PDT · by MagillaX · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 30th 2020 | Sussen Berry
    The Connecticut GOP called upon the “Democratic Party” to change its name Monday, issuing a resolution that asserts Democrats must address “the hundreds of years of racial oppression, violence, and multiple violations of human rights” associated with their party. The resolution states Connecticut Republicans “deem it necessary that the Democratic Party change its name due to the Party’s long tragic legacy denying Americans basic human rights,” including: Democrats blocked the first attempt to ratify the 13th Amendment in 1863 Democrats unanimously voted against the 14th Amendment giving former slaves citizenship Democrats unanimously voted against the 15th Amendment giving former slaves...
  • Democratic Socialists of America's membership surges amid coronavirus, report says

    05/18/2020 11:07:16 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 18 2020 | Gregg Re
    Even as virtually every country's economy has struggled in recent months amid state-imposed lockdowns intended to combat the coronavirus pandemic, some disaffected progressives are convinced that the problem is capitalism -- reportedly sending membership in the Democratic Socialists of America [DSA] surging by 10,000 since March, for a still-paltry total of 66,000 members overall. The coronavirus outbreak originated in China, a communist country, and went on to ravage several European countries with public health care systems, including Italy. With Bernie Sanders out of the presidential race, though, many socialists increasingly have sought a cause to support. They apparently found it...
  • Five States Suspend Democratic Primaries Over Coronavirus, Sending Nomination Race Into Chaos

    03/22/2020 8:36:54 AM PDT · by MagillaX · 50 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | 3/22/2020 | Emily Zanotti
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has no intention of dropping out of the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, and as the July convention draws closer, his decision to keep his campaign alive may mean chaos for the Democratic party. Five more states have suspended their Democratic primaries amid concerns about coronavirus, and it may soon be impossible for any candidate to win a majority of delegates. The New York Times reports that Indiana, Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Maryland have now joined Ohio in postponing their presidential contests, leaving the future of the Democratic presidential nomination uncertain. Ohio, of...
  • Illinois Democratic official says primary volunteers quitting amid outbreak

    03/16/2020 7:31:35 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 65 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03 16 2020 | Staff
    The executive director of the Illinois Democratic Party said Monday that the party is struggling to gather enough volunteers for Tuesday’s primary election as the coronavirus spreads across the country. Mary Morrissey called for volunteers who are outside of the population most vulnerable to the virus when speaking with Hill.TV on Monday. She confirmed that the party has seen volunteers drop out because of the virus. “That is the biggest crisis in terms of the election right now is we need election judges,” she said. “It’s critical that we have election judges tomorrow,” she added. The Illinois Democrat said “one...
  • SATIRE After Taking Brutal Beating In Debate, Bloomberg Rushed To Tiny Hospital In Tiny Ambulance

    02/21/2020 10:31:38 AM PST · by Forgiven_Sinner · 20 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | February 20th, 2020 | The Babylon Bee
    LAS VEGAS, NV—Presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg took quite a beating in last night's debate and was rushed to a nearby Las Vegas hospital. Of course, a normal-sized hospital and normal-sized ambulance are far too large for the miniature billionaire, so he was rushed to a very tiny hospital in a very tiny ambulance. Bloomberg was quickly wheeled out to a Hot Wheels ambulance on a cute little stretcher where he was then driven to The Las Vegas Center For People Who Need Medical Attention And Want To Get Some Emergency Care Too, which is small enough to be a "hospital...
  • None of the Democratic candidates are moderates

    02/16/2020 6:22:49 PM PST · by davikkm · 21 replies
    IWB ^ | Fabius Maximus
    Summary: Let’s look at the cosplay festival that is Campaign 2020, as the candidates pretend to be what they are not. Their voting records tell the true tale to those that listen. Dazzled by our glorious revolutionary future. The presidential election of 2020 is a costume drama, with the candidates all wearing masks. Trump pretends to be a populist, behind which is the standard GOP team (who have run their standard policies: tax cuts for the rich, deregulation of corporations, waving anti-trust to build cartels, crushing unions, etc.). The Democratic Party’s candidates play more elaborate cosplay games. Sanders runs as...
  • Democratic contest looks like catastrophic mess of 1972

    02/12/2020 2:29:45 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 35 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 02/11/2020 | Quin Hillyer
    This Democratic presidential nomination battle has the feel of the party’s disastrous 1972 contests that resulted in a 49-state landslide for Republican incumbent Richard Nixon over left-wing Sen. George McGovern of South Dakota. That Democratic tussle, like this one, featured a multicandidate field navigating an uncertain and volatile Democratic electorate. Like this race, with socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders making the party establishment extremely nervous, the 1972 primaries pushed to the fore a candidate, McGovern, seen as so radical that party insiders appeared to be in full panic mode. And, as in this year with Joe Biden, in 1972, a former...