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  • Jackson Lee: ‘Most of’ Border ‘Well-Protected’ and Runs Fine, Inability to Handle Surge Is Fault of Title 42 and Abbott

    09/23/2021 5:48:56 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/23/2021 | Ian Hanchett
    On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) stated that “most of” the border “is well-protected with legal points of entry and it operates appropriately.” And said that the inability to handle the current surge is due to Title 42 and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R).
  • Latest Dispatches from the Cancel Culture Wars

    06/06/2021 5:04:42 PM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Townhall ^ | 6/06/21 | Tom Tradup
    It was starting out to be such a great summer, but then… Foot-dragging states like California and New York were beginning to catch up with the rest of us in Texas, Florida and other smart places which long ago reopened our restaurants, movie theaters and other businesses… abandoning myopic “mask mandates” while watching our COVID-19 numbers plummet. Tunnel-vision publishers like Simon & Schuster, which cancelled U.S. Senator Josh Hawley’s stunningly important book The Tyranny of Big Tech, saw Salem Media’s Regnery Publishing pick it up and reap the profits. And Dr. Fauci was pulled down from his pedestal as even...
  • Washington and Lee University to maintain its name

    06/05/2021 8:56:45 AM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 25 replies
    The Board of Trustees at Washington and Lee University voted 22-6 on Friday to continue under its current name, which includes former President George Washington and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The board acknowledged “sharp disagreements” about the school’s name and history but said members found no consensus as to whether changing the Lexington, Virginia, university’s name “is consistent with our shared values.”
  • What Have You Done for Me Lately?

    06/02/2021 1:26:52 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 18 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-02-21 | Larry Brandes
    Bizarre news out of Lexington, Virginia; Washington and Lee University may finally change its name. Actually, the goofballs sitting on the school’s board of trustees may eradicate both of those hallowed names and substitute something more woke. I have a few suggestions. How about “AOC University?” (Bartending for idiots could be an AP course) “Donna Brazile University?” (where you get all the answers to the tests ahead of time) “Clinton & Clinton University?” The Latin inscription on the seal would read Quid enim interest in hac parte, ut non ea (What difference at this point does it make?) At half-time...
  • Media hyped so-called 'descendent' of Robert E. Lee after Charlottesville, WaPo suggests they're not relate (Rev. Robert W. Lee)

    05/18/2021 3:35:48 AM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/17/21 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    A fact-check from The Washington Post concluded that there is no evidence that a man who claimed to be a descendent of Robert E. Lee was actually related to the Confederate general. In the weeks following the events of Charlottesville back in 2017, Rev. Robert W. Lee became a national figure for denouncing his apparent relative at the MTV Video Music Awards. "My name is Robert Lee the Fourth. I am a descendent of Robert E. Lee, the Civil War general whose statue was at the center of violence in Charlottesville," Lee began his address to the audience. "We have...
  • Mike Lee Slams HR 1 ‘For the People Act’ — ‘As if Written in Hell by the Devil Himself’

    03/10/2021 10:09:30 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 40 replies
    breitbart ^ | 10 Mar 2021 | TRENT BAKER
    Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) did not hold back Wednesday in ripping H.R. 1, the so-called “For the People Act.” The House bill would radically change the United States’ voting system. Lee called the bill “rotten to the core.” He said it is as if the bill was “written in hell by the devil himself.” “I disagree with every single word in H.R. 1, including the words ‘but,’ ‘and,’ and ‘the.’ Everything about this bill is rotten to the core. This is a bill as if written in hell by the devil himself,” Lee declared. “This takes all sorts of decisions...
  • Northam Removes Robert E. Lee Statue from U.S. Capitol in Dead of Night

    12/21/2020 12:53:01 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 68 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/21/2020 | Penny Starr
    Democrat Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, who faced controversy for dressing in black face while in medical school, ordered a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee removed overnight from the United States Capitol. The Washington Post reported it will be replaced by a statue of Barbara Johns, who was a civil rights activist as a teen in Farmville, Virginia. “Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) had requested the removal over the summer after a commission chartered by the General Assembly decided that a man who fought to uphold slavery was not a fitting symbol for a diverse and modern state,” the...
  • TN Gov. Bill Lee Bans Public Gatherings Exceeding 10, Asks Residents to Limit Holiday Events to Household

    12/21/2020 9:49:25 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/12/2020 | Hannah Bleau
    Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee (R) is the latest state leader to urge residents to drastically limit their holiday gatherings by spending them only with members of the same household, signing an executive order limiting indoor public events to ten. In a Sunday evening address, the Republican governor identified Tennesee as “ground zero for a surge in sickness,” describing the ongoing pandemic as a “war.” Approximately 10,000 Tennesseans are getting sick daily, the governor said, largely attributing the spike to holiday gatherings — namely, the Thanksgiving gatherings
  • Virginia removes Robert E. Lee statue from U.S. Capitol

    12/21/2020 5:18:44 AM PST · by Alter Kaker · 74 replies
    WWBT ^ | 12/21/20 | Adrianna Hargrove
    RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Governor Northam announced that Virginia’s statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee was removed from the U.S. Capitol overnight. A representative from the governor’s office was present for the removal along with United States Senator Tim Kaine and Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton. For 111 years, the Confederate statue has stood along with America’s first president George Washington as Virginia’s contributions. The two statues were added in 1909, which was 44 years after the Confederacy rebelled against the United States and was defeated.
  • Sandra Lee cried ‘all the way’ from New York to California

    12/16/2020 8:00:34 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 55 replies
    pagesix ^ | 12/16/2020 | Jaclyn Hendricks
    Sandra Lee is focused on what’s ahead following an emotional few days. One day after being photographed packing up the New York home she shared with her ex-boyfriend Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the TV chef, 54, revealed Tuesday she had touched down in California ahead of the holidays. “I am in Malibu -watched ‘little women’ on the flight -decided I am Jo! Although Jo would have never cried all the way home..,” Lee captioned a selfie on Instagram.
  • Rep. Barbara Lee Says ‘It Would Be An Honor’ To Be The Next California Senator

    11/21/2020 8:24:30 AM PST · by DFG · 36 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | 11/20/2020 | Eric Quintanar
    The most left-wing member of the House of Representatives has publicly signaled interest in serving as the next U.S. senator from California, saying that “it would be an honor” if she was selected to finish the term of freshman Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA). Congresswoman Barabara Lee (D-CA), who has represented Oakland since 1998, showed her interest in a Twitter statement Thursday. According to GovTrack, Lee was the “most politically left” member of the House of Representatives in 2019.
  • Spike Lee to Direct Movie Musical About Viagra

    11/17/2020 10:42:39 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 34 replies
    Variety ^ | November 17, 2020 | Rebecca Rubin
    Spike Lee’s next project will be a movie musical about the origin story of Viagra, Pfizer’s erectile dysfunction drug. The Entertainment One film is based on David Kushner’s Esquire article titled “All Rise: The Untold Story of the Guys Who Launched Viagra.” Lee is directing the untitled musical from a screenplay he wrote with Kwame Kwei-Armah. The movie will feature original songs and music penned by Stew Stewart and Heidi Rodewald, the duo behind the Tony-winning musical “Passing Strange.” In a statement, Lee said, “First And Foremost,I Thank Ms. Jacquelyn Shelton Lee. I Thank My Late Mother For As She...
  • Pros And Cons For Three Top Contenders To Replace Ginsburg On Court

    09/24/2020 6:02:53 PM PDT · by bitt · 34 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 9/24/2020 | Mollie Hemingway
    The confirmation battle to fill Justice Ginsburg's seat could be apocalyptic. Here's the strategy behind some of the president's top contenders. President Donald Trump will make his third nomination to the Supreme Court on Saturday. The initial plan was to make the nomination very quickly following the death of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last Friday, but it has been delayed so that the country may properly mourn the justice known for her support of liberal social causes. Ginsburg was appointed by President Bill Clinton 27 years ago. A reliable vote for the left block of the court, she was...
  • Tom Cotton Says He Took Himself Out Of Consideration For Supreme Court

    09/20/2020 11:45:31 AM PDT · by gitmo · 33 replies
    Forbes ^ | September 20, 2020 | Andrew Solender
    Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) said Sunday that the Senate will move “without delay” to confirm a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg but that he has taken himself out of contention for the position. Cotton, along with his Senate colleagues Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Tex), Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), are on Trump’s list of potential Supreme Court picks, though all four would be out-of-the-box picks.
  • Portland police arrest truck attack suspect Marquise Love, jail records show

    08/21/2020 9:36:57 AM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/21/2020 | By Stephanie Pagones
    Portland police have arrested the 25-year-old accused of viciously attacking a truck driver who was seen on video being violently beaten, jail records show. Marquise Lee Love was booked in the Multnomah County Detention Center on Friday shortly after 5:30 a.m. local time, according to jail records. He was charged with assault, coercion and riot, all three of which are felonies, records show.
  • GOP Senators, DHS, Back Mike Lee’s Outsourcing Bill

    08/12/2020 7:24:12 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 34 replies ^ | July 31, 2020 | Neil Munro
    Nearly all GOP Senators and top officials at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are quietly backing the S.386 outsourcing bill pushed by Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), according to Hill sources. “There isn’t a single Republican in the U.S. Senate that will stand up against outsourcers,” said an advocate for more legal immigration. “I don’t think the GOP is going block the bill,” a Hill source said.
  • Capitol Hill Lecture Series (2020) – Sen. Rand Paul and Sen. Mike Lee

    08/04/2020 2:40:02 AM PDT · by RandFan · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 31 | The Fund For American Studies
    Sen. Rand Paul is joined by Sen. Mike Lee for a discussion on current events, freedom and individual liberty in the first lecture of the 2020 Capitol Hill Lecture Series. This is Great!They discuss: - The Tea Party and why Rand and Lee are senators. - Big government Republicans. - Bail outs. - Bush/Obama deficits. - Coronavirus and the the tyrannical governors. Plus a wide ranging discussion about the Constitution, the states and individual liberty. [51:00 mins] Video....
  • Sen. Mike Lee Asks Big Tech to Justify Content Moderation Policies

    07/30/2020 6:39:49 PM PDT · by RandFan · 21 replies ^ | July 30 | Sen. Mike Lee
    WASHINGTON - Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) sent a letter to the CEOs of Alphabet, Facebook, Squarespace, and Twitter Thursday asking each company to identify and justify their content moderation process. “I am specifically concerned about corporations using their power unilaterally to silence opinions they dislike and thus warp the public debates their platforms present to the American people,” the letter reads. Sen Lee goes on to ask the Big Tech CEOs 11 questions including: “What content-moderation standards do you employ when you remove content from your platform, where the content does not violate state or federal laws?” “How do you...
  • Button from Gen. Robert E. Lee coat found in time capsule under North Carolina Confederate monument

    07/06/2020 3:41:05 AM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    WSBTV ^ | 7/04/20
    RALEIGH, N.C. - A button that experts believe was from Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s dress coat and a strand of hair from his horse are among the items found inside a time capsule discovered at the base of a Confederate monument, according to the State Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. The capsule was placed in the base of the monument in 1894, according to the State Archives. The monument was dedicated a year later. Also among the discoveries reported by the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources were Confederate money, song books and flags and a stone...
  • Unlawful assembly declared at Lee statue, tear gas deployed on protesters [Richmond, VA] [ed]

    06/27/2020 3:35:47 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    WWBT Richmond ^ | June 27, 2020 | Staff
    Richmond police declared an unlawful assembly at the Lee Monument on Friday night and tear gas was deployed on protesters. Richmond police said the unlawful assembly was declared at 10:17 p.m. after paintballs were fired at the officers and one was struck.