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  • Twitter suspends Bloomberg supporters for 'spam' ahead of Nevada caucus

    02/22/2020 9:58:08 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 02.20.2020 | ed/aw (AP, AFP)
    Social media platform Twitter said on Friday it was suspending 70 accounts of supporters of billionaire Democrat presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg’s for “spam-like” behavior. The suspension came days after the Wall Street Journal revealed that Bloomberg had hired 500 people to regularly post messages on social media supporting him. Mike Bloomberg also said Friday he would release three women from confidentiality agreements that bar them from speaking about sexual harassment or discrimination lawsuits filed against them. …

    02/22/2020 9:09:36 AM PST · by ransomnote · 28 replies ^ | February 13, 2020 | Mark Herring Attorney General of Virginia
    Commonwealth of Virginia Office of the Attorney General Mark Herring Attorney General 202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219  Office of the Attorney General202 North Ninth Street Richmond, Virginia 23219 ~ After years of obstruction in Republican-controlled House of Delegates and Senate, Attorney General Herring’s hate crimes and white supremacist violence legislative package has been passed by each chamber ~RICHMOND (February 13, 2020) – The House of Delegates and Senate of Virginia have each passed Attorney General Mark R. Herring’s package of legislation to address the frightening rise in hate crimes and white supremacist violence. Attorney General Herring has...
  • BREAKING: Suspect who destroyed College Republicans’ booth at UCSC identified as queer activist

    02/15/2020 11:48:30 AM PST · by lowbridge · 46 replies ^ | February 14, 2020 | Andy Ngo
    The Post Millennial can report that one of the assailants who destroyed a College Republicans booth and assaulted a tabler at the University of California, Santa Cruz, has been identified as 23-year-old queer activist, Martina Martin, who also uses the name Artimus Martin.  On Feb. 7, Martin and another young woman were filmed vandalizing the booth at Quarry Plaza on the UCSC campus. Martin, who uses “they” and “them” pronouns, can be seen taking the lead on the attack by trying to forcibly yank a “Trump 2020” flag from Hayden Williams, who was tabling at the booth and was scheduled as...
  • Art with a sting: Tiny Pricks Project chronicles Donald Trump’s words with embroidery (TDS)

    02/15/2020 11:11:20 AM PST · by BansheeBill · 31 replies
    Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, MA) ^ | 2/14/2020 | Steven Pfarrer
    Over the course of his public life, Donald Trump has made any number of incendiary, bizarre and flat-out false comments. And since he began his campaign for the presidency in 2015, Trump has kept the quotes coming at an ever-increasing, ever-exhausting pace. “I am a very stable genius.” “I alone can fix it.” “Why are we having all these people from sh*thole countries come here?” “Nobody has more respect for women than I do.” (The latter comment came the same night he referred to Hillary Clinton during a 2016 debate as “Such a nasty women.”) As much as they’ve become...
  • John Kerry says Trump's handling of global challenges is 'unacceptable'

    02/15/2020 10:08:42 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 55 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 02.14.2020
    Former US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke on Friday at the Munich Security Conference about the importance of international cooperation in meeting world challenges. Kerry, Barack Obama’s top diplomat from 2013 to 2017 and also the defeated presidential candidate of 2004, accused US President Donald Trump of inaction in addressing global issues such as climate change and defense spending. “The president of the US is the most powerful position in the world … but it requires the execution of that power and it hasn’t been happening …” Kerry said while speaking to DW’s Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl. “Trump has been...
  • Three-way tie: FG, FF and SF all level at 22% support - exit poll [Ireland general election]

    02/08/2020 9:50:09 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    RTÉ News ^ | Sunday, 9 Feb 2020 00:11
    A new exit poll suggests that Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are tied when it comes to first preference votes, making the result of the General Election too close to call. The exit poll, carried out by Ipsos MRBI for RTÉ, The Irish Times, TG4 and UCD, indicates all three parties have 22% of first preference votes. The margin of error in this exit poll is ±1.3% — which means any of the three parties could be as low as 20.7% support or as high as 23.3%. […] The poll suggests a move toward Sinn Féin among younger...
  • Buttigieg blames Trayvon death on 'white supremacy'

    02/07/2020 10:13:50 AM PST · by rktman · 99 replies ^ | 2/7/2020 | Jack Cashill
    Hoping to fan racial flames in his direction before the South Carolina primary, Pete Buttigieg tweeted out his support for Trayvon Martin on the occasion of what would have been Martin's 25th birthday, February 5. "Trayvon Martin would have been 25 today," Mayor Pete tweeted. "How many 25th birthdays have been stolen from us by white supremacy, gun violence, prejudice, and fear?" Buttigieg threw in a Black Lives Matter hashtag just to make sure black voters knew he was down for the struggle. This tweet would have been unfortunate six months ago. Today, it is unforgivable. In December, attorney Larry...
  • Fox Refuses Pro-Life Group’s Super Bowl Commercial Featuring Abortion Survivors

    01/28/2020 6:25:12 PM PST · by Coleus · 13 replies
    Life News ^ | 01.28.20 | MICAIAH BILGER JAN 28, 2020 |
    A new organization dedicated to sharing abortion survivors’ stories wants pro-life advocates to make their voices heard to FOX Sports ahead of the 2020 Super Bowl.  Faces of Choice leaders said they have been trying for more than six months to purchase ad time during the Super Bowl, but FOX has repeatedly ignored them. Their powerful new ad premiered at the March for Life last week, and it featured the stories of more than a dozen people who survived abortions. Lyric Gillett, the 28-year-old founder of Faces of Choice and producer of the ad, said they have a shortened version ready...
  • Arizona Republicans discriminated against minority voters, court rules

    01/28/2020 9:55:14 AM PST · by grey_whiskers · 46 replies
    The Guardian US Edition ^ | Jan 27, 2020 | staff
    A federal court has ruled Arizona Republicans’ ban on mail-in ballots is illegal and unconstitutional, calling it intentionally discriminatory toward people of color, who already face increased barriers to voting. The ruling is a major victory for the Democratic party, which filed the suit, and will likely make it easier for minorities to get their ballots counted in the largely red state.
  • Op-Ed: New York’s bail reform disaster is about to become a major election issue

    01/18/2020 5:19:59 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    CNBC Politics ^ | Fri, Jan 17 2020 12:04 PM EST | Jake Novak
    A story that’s beginning to boil over in New York is about to become a major issue in the 2020 election. That is, unless the Democrats can snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. That issue is the controversial bail reform law pushed through the New York State legislature by Governor Andrew Cuomo late last year. The law eliminates cash bail on the argument that cash bail discriminates against poorer defendants. But critics of the law have been warning for months that eliminating bail was sure to put too many criminals with violent tendencies back on streets, even if they...
  • Trump was reportedly 'verbally and emotionally abusive' toward former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen

    01/15/2020 2:46:25 PM PST · by central_va · 125 replies
    businsess insider via yahoo ^ | 1/15/20 | Sheth and Relman
    President Donald Trump was "verbally and emotionally abusive" toward Kirstjen Nielsen when she was the secretary of homeland security, according to a new book by the Washington Post reporters Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig. An excerpt of the book first published by The Post said Trump "made fun of her stature and believed that at about five feet four inches she was not physically intimidating." The president reportedly told others that Nielsen was "so short." Trump would tell Nielsen, "Kirstjen, you're just not tough enough," and say she didn't "look the part" of homeland security secretary, the book reported, according...
  • Which countries love President Trump the most and least?

    01/09/2020 8:43:29 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    BBC News ^ | 01/08/2020
    President Donald Trump has been a polarising figure at home - but how has he fared abroad? A new report by the Pew Research Center details what the world thinks of the US leader.Pew, a non-partisan US-based opinion pollster, surveyed nearly 37,000 individuals across 33 countries from May to October of last year. So the polling was done before the US president gave the order to kill Iran's top general, Qasem Soleimani.Here are some key findings. Views on Trump... Only 29% of the countries surveyed by Pew expressed confidence in Mr Trump last year, in keeping with how his presidency...
  • Police: Man In ‘Make America Great Again’ Hat Takes Out Gun After Refusing To Remove Hat, Sparking Active Shooter Scare At Pa. Mall

    01/09/2020 4:34:24 PM PST · by lowbridge · 82 replies ^ | January 8, 2019
    An altercation over a man’s refusal to remove a “Make America Great Again” hat triggered a recent active shooter scare at a Pennsylvania mall, police said. The altercation started outside when a man confronted another man wearing the hat in support of President Donald Trump outside the Wyoming Valley Mall in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 30, authorities said Tuesday. The man threatened to assault the Trump supporter if he did not remove his hat, and then tried to knock it off his head. Police say the man wearing the hat then pulled a gun out and pointed it at the ground,...
  • Bloomberg, Northam push back on gun law 'misinformation' (Virginia)

    01/07/2020 7:51:10 PM PST · by Perseverando · 43 replies ^ | January 07, 2020 | Alan Suderman and Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
    <p>RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg voiced strong support Tuesday for enacting new gun regulations in Virginia a few months after groups he backs spent millions of dollars helping Democrats win full control of state government.</p> <p>But the former New York City mayor said confiscating the military-style assault rifles already in circulation would be unworkable. And Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said he has no plans to confiscate guns or cut electricity to gun owners who refuse, responding to what he called “misinformation” spreading online about his gun control plans.</p>
  • Julián Castro endorses Elizabeth Warren in presidential race

    01/06/2020 8:08:59 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 32 replies
    Associated Press ^ | January 6, 2020
    Former Obama administration housing chief Julián Castro is endorsing Elizabeth Warren’s presidential bid, saying the Massachusetts senator is “the most qualified, best-equipped candidate to win the nomination” and defeat President Donald Trump. In an online video posted Monday featuring the two former 2020 White House rivals, Castro tells Warren, “No one is working harder than you.” The pair had remained friendly during months of campaigning. Castro, also the former mayor of San Antonio, dropped out of the presidential race last week. The Iowa caucuses that kick off the Democratic primary are less than a month away. Warren’s campaign announced minutes...
  • Illinois governor clears thousands of marijuana convictions

    12/31/2019 11:20:48 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 40 replies
    Associated Press ^ | December 31, 2019 | Kathleen Foody
    llinois’ governor granted more than 11,000 pardons for low-level marijuana convictions on Tuesday, describing the step as a first wave of thousands of such expungements anticipated under the state’s new marijuana legalization law. The expungement process is a key part of the law, which takes effect Wednesday and made Illinois the 11th state to legalize marijuana for people 21 or older. When they crafted the policy, Illinois lawmakers said they wanted to repair some of the damage caused by law enforcement’s efforts to combat sale and use of the drug, particularly in minority communities. Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker announced the...
  • CA mayor on exodus from blue states: 'I can't blame them'

    12/31/2019 10:10:01 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/31/2019 | Julia Musto
    A mass exodus of hundreds of thousands of residents in blue states was to be expected because of their extremely high cost of living, Laguna Hills, Calif., Mayor Don Sedgwick said Tuesday. Appearing on “Fox & Friends” with hosts Griff Jenkins and Dean Cain, Sedgwick said that “it’s just too darn expensive” to live in densely populated states like California and New York. “And, the Democrat liberal policies have contributed to that,” he said. Recent U.S. Census Bureau data shows the South is seeing its biggest surge ever, with over a million residents pouring into states like Texas, Florida and...
  • Trump says New York, California must ‘politely’ ask for help to tackle ‘tremendous’ homeless problem

    12/28/2019 7:06:10 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/28/2019 | Adam Shaw
    President Trump on Saturday called on New York and California to tackle what he described as their “tremendous homeless problems” — suggesting they should ask the White House “politely” for help if they can’t sort it out by themselves. “California and New York must do something about their TREMENDOUS Homeless problems. They are setting records!” he tweeted. “If their Governors can’t handle the situation, which they should be able to do very easily, they must call and ‘politely’ ask for help. Would be so easy with competence!” The Department of Housing and Urban Development this month reported a 2.7 percent...
  • Network CUTS Trump Cameo from ‘Home Alone 2’ in Christmas Eve Broadcast

    12/26/2019 9:21:52 AM PST · by montag813 · 47 replies
    24News ^ | 12-26.2019 | Joe Callen
    by Joe Callen Trump Derangement Syndrome just hit Christmas! Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has removed a cameo scene featuring an appearance from Donald Trump in its broadcast of the film Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. A 10-second cameo scene in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York — which shows Donald Trump giving Kevin McCallister (played by Macaulay Culkin) directions to the hotel lobby — has been removed by Canadian Broadcaster Corporation (CBC). “Excuse me, where’s the lobby?” asks the Home Alone 2 character Kevin McCallister in the film. “Down the hall and to the left,” responds Donald Trump. Watch the cameo scene below:
  • Goodell says league has 'moved on' from Kaepernick special workout

    12/11/2019 6:41:06 PM PST · by mdittmar · 19 replies
    Reuters ^ | December 11, 2019 | Amy Tennery
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Wednesday that the league had “moved on” from last month’s long-awaited workout with Colin Kaepernick, three years after the former 49ers quarterback kneeled during the pre-game national anthem in protest of racial injustice. The protests drew the ire of U.S. President Donald Trump and Kaepernick said teams would not sign him because of his activism. He eventually settled a collusion grievance case with the National Football League in February. The NFL announced the special workout with just a few days’ notice, and the 32-year-old quarterback moved the tryout from the...