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  • Biden’s tariffs will make us pay more for cars we don’t want — but are forced to buy

    05/18/2024 6:00:28 AM PDT · by bitt · 15 replies
    https://nypost.com ^ | 5/18/2024 | David Harsanyi
    Not long ago, President Biden promised to transform the American auto industry — “first with carrots, now with sticks” is the analogy The Washington Post used. Now, I don’t know about you, but I’m not sure I’d trust the president to drive my car, much less dictate the future of industrial policy. Yet Biden implemented draconian emissions limits for all vehicles, ensuring that within nine years 67% of all new passenger cars and trucks will be electric. In the old days, a centralized state controlling manufacturing and commerce, production, prices, wages and conditions in our biggest sectors would be called...
  • Statement from President Joe Biden Marking International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia {official press release}

    05/17/2024 8:46:55 AM PDT · by Salman · 63 replies
    White House press office ^ | May 17. 2024 | Joe Biden (allegedly)
    On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, my Administration stands in support and solidarity with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) people around the world as they seek to live full lives, free from violence and discrimination. This is a matter of human rights, plain and simple. ... {skipping to the end} ... Today marks the 30th anniversary of when the World Health Organization made the wise and overdue decision to declassify ‘homosexuality’ as a mental disorder. That was a victory for LGBTQI+ people and human rights defenders everywhere. 30 years later, the work of equality...
  • Defund Jack Smith. Then Investigate Him.

    05/17/2024 7:10:50 AM PDT · by CFW · 13 replies
    Declassified ^ | 5/16/24 | Julie Kelly
    Special Counsel Jack Smith was supposed to be basking in glory right now. In his ideal world, Smith would be hot off a quick conviction of Donald Trump in Washington, D.C. for the former president’s alleged role in the events of January 6 and attempts to “overturn” the 2020 election. The special counsel then would have immediately moved his victorious prosecutors to Palm Beach for the summer to prepare for Trump’s second federal trial related to allegedly stealing national defense information and impeding the Department of Justice’s investigation. That, at least, was the plan. Instead, Smith is ingloriously hiding from...
  • Hamas Top Dog Antony Blinken Sends a Stern Demand to Israel-Will anyone ask Blinken to explain himself?

    05/17/2024 4:47:28 AM PDT · by SJackson · 19 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 17, 2024 | Robert Spencer
    I hate to say “I told you so” — well, no, actually I don’t mind saying it at all. On May 8, I wrote:“Yes, we’re on Hamas’s side now. It’s as official as it can get without Old Joe Biden asking Congress for a declaration of war against Israel: the Biden regime has thrown the weight of the United States government behind the effort to save Hamas.”If you thought that was hyperbole or hysteria, consider the fact that on Sunday, senior Biden regime apparatchik Antony Blinken made it unmistakable, issuing a demand to Israel that could have been spoken by...
  • David Horowitz Delivers ‘America Betrayed’-How a Christian monk created America and why the Left is determined to destroy her

    05/17/2024 4:42:14 AM PDT · by SJackson · 34 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 17, 2024 | Bruce Bawer
    During the last few years, while the American left and its media minions have been presenting clueless consumers with a narrative that’s well-nigh unprecedented in the degree to which it deviates from the truth, David Horowitz, in a series of model books, has been busy setting the record straight. Was Donald Trump’s presidency an exercise in authoritarianism and a threat to our democracy? No, it was an attempt – foiled by his enemies in the deep state – to return the country to its constitutional roots. Was George Floyd a martyr in a nation founded on white supremacism? No, he...
  • A century of Arab rejectionism is reason for no two-states -A century of conflict would seem to prove that there is no two-state solution and that it would be a dangerous option to pursue

    05/16/2024 11:40:04 AM PDT · by SJackson · 24 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | MAY 16, 2024 | YISRAEL MEDAD
    The two-state solution has been proposed for decades – with the application of the titular adjective, “moderate.” Attempts to bring it about have been unsuccessful. In multiple ways, the Arab side rejects or undermines it. It is not politically correct to ask whether rejectionism is the political and diplomatic tactic of those who imagine themselves as the Palestinian people. In today’s climate, it is unacceptable even to inquire whether it is an ideological position, a culturally inculcated pattern, or a natural outgrowth of Islamist religious construct. Nevertheless, a short historical overview can suggest that those possibilities need be investigated. Time...
  • Washington’s Betrayal of Israel-The damage being done.

    05/16/2024 8:08:21 AM PDT · by SJackson · 17 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 16, 2024 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    The Jerusalem Post’s editors take a dim view of Biden’s threat to halt military aid — 500-pound bombs, 2000-pound bombs, artillery shells — if the IDF goes beyond the outer perimeter of Rafah. They soberly set out all the reasons why the Bidenite distancing itself from its ally, Israel, makes no strategic or moral sense. More on their response to what can only be called a great betrayal of an ally can be found here: “Betrayal of allies: US pauses munitions, while threatening Israel’s security – editorial,” Jerusalem Post, May 9, 2024:Amid the conflict in Gaza, the United States administration’s...
  • Nation Building’s Last Stand in Gaza-Israel’s war teaches us what we should have done after September 11

    05/16/2024 8:04:57 AM PDT · by SJackson · 25 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 16, 2024 | Daniel Greenfield
    Rafah isn’t just the last stand for Hamas, but for an entire foreign policy establishment.The desperate effort to keep Israeli soldiers from going into the last Gaza stronghold of the Islamic terrorist organization is about more than the sum of the geopolitical parts.After nation building failed in Afghanistan and Iraq, and everywhere else it’s been tried, the radioactive ‘Palestinian’ nation building experiment from over 30 years ago is its last hope.Long before George W. Bush tackled nation building after 9/11, his father began the era of turning Muslim terrorist groups into countries with the project to give the PLO a...
  • Victor Davis Hanson: “The Biden Reelection Strategy”

    05/16/2024 4:40:35 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 51 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 16 May, 2024 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Bidenites believe they can reelect an unhealthy, unpopular, and unsuccessful president by any means necessary. And they may be right. Joe Biden polls at or below 40 percent approval. Historically, such unpopularity has made it almost impossible for a president to be reelected. His age advances by the hour. His voice falters, his memory fades, and his gait is reduced to short steps, with his arms, winglike and in tandem, offering balance. Biden is not so much an octogenarian as an unhealthy and prematurely aging 80-year-old. It is America’s irony that he is fit for almost no other job in...
  • Trump Faces Troubles, But Biden Campaign is Dead in the Water-A mass freakout in the Democratic Party.

    05/15/2024 8:18:50 AM PDT · by SJackson · 22 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 15, 2024 | Byron York
    On Nov. 5, 2023, the New York Times published a story headlined, “Trump Leads in 5 Critical States as Voters Blast Biden, Times/Siena Poll Finds.” Focusing on the states most likely to decide the 2024 election, the Times reported, “The results show Mr. Biden is losing to Mr. Trump, his likeliest Republican rival, by margins of four to 10 percentage points among registered voters in Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada and Pennsylvania. Mr. Biden is ahead only in Wisconsin, by two percentage points, the poll found.” The story set off a mass freakout in the Democratic Party. A Biden Justice Department-appointed...
  • Congress Must Act to Stop Noncitizens from Voting-Action is long overdue

    05/15/2024 8:14:46 AM PDT · by SJackson · 32 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 15, 2024 | Rebecca Weber
    With less than six months to go until Election Day, Americans have ample reason to be concerned that a wave of non-citizens casting ballots could undermine the integrity of our elections. Urgent federal action is needed to address this threat before it is too late.Many in the corporate media and the political establishment have assured Americans that they need not worry because non-citizens voting, or even registering to vote in federal elections is already illegal – and indeed, this is the case. But this prohibition has been effectively neutralized by caveats and special carve-outs in dozens of states’ laws which...
  • Biden’s “Ironclad” Commitments to the World-From Japan to Ukraine to Poland, nations are rethinking Biden’s “ironclad” promises

    05/15/2024 7:47:57 AM PDT · by SJackson · 10 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 15, 2024 | Daniel Greenfield
    Biden recently visited the Holocaust Museum and delivered a speech in which he pledged an “ironclad” commitment to the “security of Israel”.On Wednesday, Biden sat down with CNN and announced an arms embargo on Israel.This is bad news for the Jewish State, but it’s also bad news for every nation to whom Biden had offered his “ironclad” commitments in the past. And that turns out to be much of the world.In March, Biden had greeted Polish President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Donald Tusk at the White House and vowed that, “America’s commitment to Poland is ironclad.”In April, ahead of...
  • The MAGA Party

    05/15/2024 6:03:10 AM PDT · by OrioleFan · 16 replies
    Nebraska Examiner ^ | May 10, 2024 | Kerry Winterer
    There is of course nothing wrong with organizing to elect party officials; it is what partisan politics is about. The problem in this case is in the result: It defeats the fundamental purpose of a political party, which is to elect its members to political positions. This requires the party to nominate and support candidates who have broad support and have the best chance to win election. The rise of the MAGA movement has resulted in the party endorsing candidates who are challenging the party’s incumbents. We can see this happening now. The county party has rescinded its endorsements of...
  • A Palestinian Visits Auschwitz-Tells Jews: you belong here

    05/14/2024 9:00:08 AM PDT · by SJackson · 18 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 14, 2024 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    The first Palestinian to have visited a Nazi concentration camp was the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Hajj Amin el Husseini, the leader of the Palestinian Arabs from the 1920s to the 1940s, who spent the war years in Berlin. He had a nice chat with Hitler on November 28, 1941, captured in a famous photograph here. Al-Husseini expressed to Hitler his enthusiasm for the Final Solution. He was befriended by Heinrich Himmler, and there is some evidence, not conclusive, that the Mufti may have been taken to Auschwitz by Himmler, or possibly by another person he had befriended, Adolf Eichmann,...
  • Al-Qaeda Joins Hamas in the Jihad Against Israel-And it’s clashing with IDF forces in the Northern Gaza Strip

    05/14/2024 8:57:14 AM PDT · by SJackson · 18 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 14, 2024 | Ahmed Anwar
    It turns out that a Gaza based al-Qaeda affiliated group known as Jaysh al-Ummah has joined Hamas in the jihad against Israel. On December 8, Jaysh al-Ummah published a statement saying that its fighters had been clashing with the IDF in the north of the Gaza Strip and in Sheikh Radwan in Gaza City:Al-Qaeda is currently fighting in Gaza as Jaysh al-Ummah on the side of Hamas against the Zionists. A Jaysh al-Ummah-Statement from 8. December, 2023, announcing to have repelled the ‘Israeli’ army in fighting in the north of the Gaza Strip and in Sheikh Radwan in Gaza-City. https://t.co/g3o29r8OJG...
  • A wargame simulated a 2nd Trump presidency. It concluded NATO would collapse.

    05/13/2024 7:16:34 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 122 replies
    Business Insider ^ | May 12, 2024 | Michael Peck
    If Donald Trump wins a second term in the White House in November, NATO may fall apart, a recent wargame found. As a presidential candidate, Trump has threatened to quit NATO unless European allies contribute more, and should he carry it out Europe may decide to go it alone on defense, the game suggests. "A US policy of frustrating NATO has the potential to cause the alliance to collapse, with the EU as a candidate for eventually replacing NATO's ultimate function — defending Europe from Russia," wrote Finley Grimble, the British defense expert who designed and ran the game. The...
  • ACTIVISM / MAY 10, 2024 Racism Can Kill Black People Even When a Black Finger Pulls the Trigger

    05/13/2024 7:16:20 PM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 21 replies
    The Nation ^ | 5/10/2024 | MARK HERTSGAARD
    “We had 20 people shot at that parade, and not one of them dies?” said Detective Rob Hurst, Hart’s partner at the scene. “If that’s not a miracle, you tell me what is.” Hovering near death, Cotton somehow dictated a statement from the intensive care unit that a close friend delivered to a hastily called New Orleans City Council hearing. “Do you know what it takes to be so disconnected in your heart that you walk out into a gathering of hundreds of people who look just like you and begin firing?” she asked. Alluding to the bleak circumstances facing...
  • The rest of the world wants the Ukraine war to go away. Putin has other ideas

    05/13/2024 8:07:20 AM PDT · by Mariner · 40 replies
    CNN via Yahoo ^ | May 13th, 2024 | Nick Paton Walsh, CNN
    The changing language used by the Ukrainian military in 72 hours of daily updates tells the story: “Ongoing defensive fighting.” “Significantly worsened.” Russian “tactical success.”You rarely ever hear Kyiv’s top brass sounding downbeat, but their steep southerly trajectory reflects the grave place Ukraine finds itself in. Russia is not just advancing slowly in one place; it appears to be advancing in four, across the frontline.Moscow knows it is on the clock: in about a month, the $61billion of US military aid will start to translate into Ukraine having the weapons it has been begging for. So, Russian President Vladimir Putin...
  • Will a Lawsuit Take Down Hamas’ Collaborators in the U.S.?-Brace for the spectacle

    05/13/2024 6:41:35 AM PDT · by SJackson · 22 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 13, 2024 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    Good news on the lawfare front: one of the largest American law firms, Greenberg Traurig, has taken on the case of nine survivors of the October 7 attacks, both Americans and Israelis and has just filed a lawsuit on their behalf against both the National Students for Justice in Palestine (NSJP) and its parent organization, AJP Educational Foundation, Inc., also known as American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), for being collaborators with, and propagandists for, Hamas. More on this lawsuit, which is going to cause all sorts of trouble for the NSJP and the AMP, including the likelihood of an enormous...
  • Biden Regime’s Betrayal of Israel is Not Just to Get Votes-It’s also the result of the Muslim Brotherhood infiltration of his administration

    05/13/2024 6:39:15 AM PDT · by SJackson · 12 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 13, 2024 | Robert Spencer
    The pressure on the Biden regime over its ostensible but hollow (at best) support for Israel has been high for months. The regime’s betrayal of Israel has been widely explained as a capitulation to threats from Muslim leaders that Old Joe would receive no Muslim votes in November unless he stabbed the Jewish state in the back. That consideration likely had a great deal to do with the betrayal, but the pressure also comes from within the regime: his handlers have appointed Muslim Brotherhood-linked haters of Israel to numerous positions of influence, and that influence is being felt.The pressures from...