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  • How Modernism Is Fascism

    05/29/2023 2:05:10 PM PDT · by ChessExpert · 40 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 28th, 2023 | Jeffrey Folks
    Modernism is a reactionary culture, a fact that I demonstrated by pointing in detail to the works of a dozen leading Modernist figures including T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, James Joyce, W.B. Yeats, Pablo Picasso, and others. In all of these writers and artists, there was a similar rejection of all that is truly modern: a democratic capitalist society in which ordinary citizens seek freedom and opportunity for themselves and their families, including economic, religious, and political liberty.
  • Kevin McCarthy Announces Members of Coronavirus Pandemic Subcommittee

    01/25/2023 8:46:13 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01-25-2023 | HANNAH BLEAU
    House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) this week announced members of Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic, continuing in his vow to investigate the origins of the Chinese coronavirus. Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) is chairing the committee, which will also feature high profile Republican House members, including Reps. Ronny Jackson (R-TX) and Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA). Other members of the subcommittee include: Rep. Nicole Malliotakis (R-NY) Rep. Mariannette Miller Meeks (R-IA) Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-AZ Rep. Michael Cloud (R-TX) Rep. John Joyce (R-PA) Rep. Rich McCormick (R-GA) Wenstrup, an army veteran and physician, is no stranger to the topic of investigating the...
  • Ulysses at 100: the birth of the modern

    01/21/2022 2:02:01 PM PST · by Borges · 43 replies
    The Financial Times ^ | 1/21/22 | Colm Tóibín
    James Joyce’s Ulysses was first published in 1922, just over two weeks after the British handed over the keys of Dublin Castle to Michael Collins and his new Irish government. The other great literary event of that year was TS Eliot’s The Waste Land. Joyce’s novel had much in common with Eliot’s long poem — it dealt with the rawness of urban life using competing narrative forms, including pastiche and myth and different kinds of voices. The Waste Land sounded a sort of death knell for the narrative poem, just as Ulysses set about killing off the single-perspective, the all-knowing...
  • Congressman John Joyce (R-PA )and 71 Other Republicans Join Democrats in Voting to Remove Statues from the US Capitol

    07/23/2020 9:13:38 PM PDT · by Ikemeister · 34 replies
    The Franklin County Journal ^ | 23 July 2020 | Dwight D. Weidman
    Congressman John Joyce, representing the conservative 13th District of Pennsylvania, yesterday committed the ultimate act of treachery by joining Nancy Pelosi in voting to remove statues of Americans from the US Capitol. In one case, the bust of the first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Roger Brooke Taney, will be replaced with one of leftist Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.
  • Democrat awaiting corruption trial found dead; autopsy planned

    09/28/2018 5:26:00 AM PDT · by george76 · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 28, 2018 | Bradford Betz
    A former Massachusetts state senator awaiting trial on federal corruption charges was found dead in his home Thursday.. The body of former state Sen. Brian A. Joyce, 56, was found by his wife, the Bristol County District Attorney's office said in a statement. The DA’s office said “foul play” was ruled out .. ... The Democrat, who served as assistant majority leader, was first elected in 1998. Joyce left the Senate after not seeking re-election in 2016 amid the federal probe. ... In December 2017, Joyce was named in a 113-count indictment charging him with racketeering, extortion, wire fraud and...
  • High Court rules Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce ineligible to serve in Parliament (Australia)

    10/26/2017 11:26:12 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 21 replies
    The Turnbull Government has lost its one-seat majority after the High Court ruled Barnaby Joyce's election invalid because of his New Zealand citizenship. Mr Joyce will now face a by-election. The court also found former Greens senators Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters were not validly elected, along with One Nation's Malcolm Roberts and the National Party's Fiona Nash.
  • Australian government: Constitution can't be taken literally [dual citizens elected]

    10/09/2017 11:47:59 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 10, 2017 12:33 AM EDT | Rod McGuirk
    A government lawyer told Australia’s High Court on Tuesday that it could not take a constitutional ban on dual citizens being elected to Parliament literally when deciding the fates of seven lawmakers. Solicitor-General Stephen Donaghue told the High Court judges that five of the lawmakers, including three government ministers, should not be disqualified from Parliament for breaching the constitution because they did not voluntarily acquire or retain citizenship of another country. The hearing began on Tuesday and is expected to take three days. Under Section 44 (i) of the 116-year-old constitution, “a subject or citizen of a foreign power” is...
  • Qantas boss gets pie in face from gay marriage opponent

    05/09/2017 11:17:32 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 10, 2017 1:49 AM EDT | Rod McGuirk
    A man who squashed a lemon meringue pie into Qantas Airways chief executive Alan Joyce’s face during a public address in Australia said Wednesday he was protesting Joyce’s advocacy for same-sex marriage. Joyce, a gay, Irish-born 50-year-old, was giving a speech to 500 people in a Perth hotel on Tuesday when Tony Overheu approached from behind, pressed the pie in his face then fled. Overheu, a 67-year-old Christian and former sheep farmer, released a statement accusing Qantas and other companies that support marriage equality of “corporate bulling aimed at social engineering.” […] Joyce has been singled out for criticism by...
  • Why I Called Out Joel Osteen and Joyce Meyer

    08/14/2013 5:18:31 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 65 replies ^ | 8-5-2013 | Rick Henderson
    I have been preaching for 20 years.  Yesterday I did something that I have never done before in a sermon.  I publicly called out false teachers and named them by name.  I said, If you listen to Joel Osteen and Joyce Meyer, if you take what they teach seriously, it will not be good for you.  It will be detrimental to your long-term growth as a follower of Jesus. (You can watch the sermon by clicking here)I used to think that their error was so blatantly obvious that they could just be ignored.  I was wrong.  They are massively growing...
  • White House marriage ties to presidential debate commission continue with Valerie Jarrett

    10/03/2012 1:07:16 PM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/03/2012 | Josh Peterson
    Obama’s closest adviser — often pegged as the real power in the White House — is tied to the presidential debate commission, providing yet another link in the web between the two entities, The Daily Caller has learned. Valerie Jarrett — who Ed Klein called ”Ground Zero in the Obama operation” — is the senior adviser and assistant to the president for intergovernmental affairs and public engagement. She served on the board of the Joyce Foundation with the husband of Janet Brown, the executive director of the Commission on Presidential Debates, beginning in 2002. ... The Joyce Foundation is a...
  • Exposed: Ohio anti-gunners' 2008 & 2009 IRS returns

    01/07/2011 5:20:10 AM PST · by marktwain · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Buckey Firearms Association ^ | 6 January, 2011 | Chad D. Baus
    As the State of Ohio celebrates completion of another successful year of concealed carry, with applications and renewals continuing at a healthy pace, it is time once again take a our bi-annual look at where the most vocal opponents of the law find themselves seven years after the law was passed. The state's predominant anti-self defense rights organization, the Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence (OCAGV), operates as a tax-exempt, not-for-profit charity, or as the Internal Revenue Service refers to it, a 501(c)(3). As such, executive director Ms. Toby Hoover is required to file an IRS Form 990 each year, which...
  • Anti-Gun Bill Ayers UW engagement cancelled, not so fast

    04/01/2010 10:33:41 AM PDT · by george76 · 10 replies · 575+ views
    Examiner ^ | March 30, 2010 | Anthony Bouchard
    Bill Ayers was also scheduled to speak to “Wyoming Public School Principals” by teleconference, obviously Mr. Ayers, true to Obama’s cause was attempting to “transform America” specifically Wyoming from behind the scenes. Here’s the grab - just because Ayers speaking engagement at UW has been cancelled, it doesn’t mean he isn’t intending on having a teleconference or that the Wyoming Association of Secondary School Principals (WASSP) won’t plan another one at a later date. I'm just sayin...Why would we trust them? Ayers a self professed radical terrorist and Obama supporter, has been propped up by socialists like venomously anti-gun George...
  • Former Anti-Violence Activist Indicted for Murder

    12/21/2009 6:29:32 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 13 replies · 666+ views
    Orleans Co., N.Y. - A former anti-violence activist in the Rochester area has now been indicted on murder charges in Orleans County. Joyce Powell, 47, is charged in a killing that took place in 1992. She, and Shaliq Reed, 35, are accused of fatally shooting John Rutledge. Powell is currently serving a 16-year prison sentence in state prison on unrelated charges.
  • Joyce on "Truth Squad": Not about prosecuting people (CYA mode in Missouri)

    09/27/2008 6:23:05 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 130 replies · 3,397+ views
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | September 27, 2008 | Jake Wagman
    St. Louis Circuit Jennifer Joyce has been caught in a dust-up over her presence on a “Truth Squad” for Barack Obama. < snip > Now, here is a statement from Joyce: As a citizen, I believe that elections should be about issues. I also have enormous respect for our First Amendment and freedom of speech. My sole purpose in participating in this initiative is about getting truthful information to the voters. This has never been or never will be about prosecuting people. Clearly there are those who are attempting to twist the purpose of this initiative for their own benefit....
  • Leftist Foundations Under Fire

    05/12/2005 5:13:00 PM PDT · by AZ_Cowboy · 12 replies · 1,077+ views
    FrontPage ^ | 5/12/05 | William A. Schambra
    The news media's treatment of foundation involvement in public policy may have changed forever on March 17. That was the day the New York Post published "Buying 'Reform': Media Missed Millionaires' Scam," an account by one of its columnists, Ryan Sager, of the massive spending by several mainstream foundations to secure passage of the 2002 overhaul of campaign-finance laws and to keep the issue alive. Mr. Sager told his readers he had discovered "an immense scam perpetrated on the American people by a cadre of left-wing foundations and disguised as a 'mass movement.'" Foundations like Ford, Open Society, Carnegie, Joyce,...
  • Campaign Finance Reform Conspiracy - (John McCain willing dupe of Soros-backed group?)

    04/17/2005 2:33:45 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 6 replies · 617+ views
    I'm going to tell you a story that I've never told any reporter," stated Sean Treglia, a former program officer of the Pew Charitable Trusts, during a March 2004 conference at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California. "Now that I'm several months away from Pew and we have campaign finance reform, I can tell this story." Speaking to an audience of the initiated, Treglia described how the crusade for campaign finance reform was “an immense scam perpetrated on the American people by a cadre of left-wing foundations and disguised as a ‘mass movement,’” wrote New...