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  • Opinion: It’s time for Democrats to primary AOC

    11/26/2022 8:12:50 AM PST · by Libloather · 32 replies
    LJ World ^ | 11/25/22 | Froma Harrop
    Hakeem Jeffries seems poised to replace Nancy Pelosi as leader of the House Democrats. A Black political moderate, the Brooklyn congressman is often likened to Barack Obama. Even-tempered, he is known to “play” with most of the children in Washington. And at 52, he represents generational change from the 82-year-old Pelosi. Who among Democrats would have a problem with him? Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez would have a problem. She also has problems with President Joe Biden and, frankly, the mainstream Democratic Party off which she feeds. A preening socialist princess, she has done much to entertain Fox News and cost the...
  • ‘I hesitate to walk my dog’: AOC says she fears her life is ‘in danger’

    11/11/2022 10:53:05 PM PST · by dennisw · 78 replies
    NY POST ^ | 11-11 | By Thomas Barrabi
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told CNN’s Chris Wallace that she has lived in a constant state of fear for her own well-being since she was first elected to Congress. The New York Democrat described how her concern over threats has affected her life during an appearance on Friday’s edition of CNN’s “Who’s Talking To Chris Wallace?” “Do you feel your life is in danger?” Wallace asked. “Absolutely, I felt that my life has been in danger since the moment that I won my primary election in 2018. And it became especially intensified when I was first brought into Congress in 2019,”...
  • ‘I hesitate to walk my dog’: AOC says she fears her life is ‘in danger’

    11/11/2022 10:57:32 PM PST · by seanmerc · 23 replies
    New York Post ^ | 11 Nov 22 | Thomas Barrabi
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told CNN’s Chris Wallace that she has lived in a constant state of fear for her own well-being since she was first elected to Congress. The New York Democrat described how her concern over threats has affected her life during an appearance on Friday’s edition of CNN’s “Who’s Talking To Chris Wallace?” “Do you feel your life is in danger?” Wallace asked. “Absolutely, I felt that my life has been in danger since the moment that I won my primary election in 2018. And it became especially intensified when I was first brought into Congress in 2019,”...
  • Ocasio-Cortez: Twitter mentions, notifications ‘conveniently’ not working after criticism (how does it feel, Congresswoman??)

    11/03/2022 8:27:42 AM PDT · by cotton1706
    thehill.com ^ | 11/3/22 | OLAFIMIHAN OSHIN
    Even for a guy like Elon Musk, $44 billion is quite a chunk of money to spend on anything, even for the most valuable and influential social media platform in the world. As often happens in the business world, cost-cutting measures are typically deployed upon acquiring a new business. According to a bombshell Bloomberg report Wednesday night, it appears the first money-saving cuts could come Friday in the way of firing roughly half of Twitter’s entire workforce. That would be about 3,700 jobs, according to the report. Musk is also set to require a majority of whichever workers are left...
  • Elon Musk Follows Up On His Response to AOC With a Hilarious Look at Her Hypocrisy

    11/02/2022 8:34:04 PM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 31 replies
    RedState ^ | NOVEMBER 02 2022 | By Brandon Morse
    I’d pay $8 just for this. There have been quite a few reactions to Tesla CEO and Chief Twit Elon Musk announcing that checkmarks will be handed out to anyone who signs up for Twitter Blue at $8 a month. The goal seems pretty obvious. Not only will it reduce the number of bots and help identify real accounts, but it’ll also bring in a fair bit of revenue for Twitter Many blue-check lefties are getting up in arms over the announcement as they now understand they will no longer be the elite Twitter users. Then, there’s naturally the argument...
  • AOC Gets Roasted for Tweet About 'Free Speech' and Musk's Plan for Twitter Verification: 'You Moron'

    11/02/2022 8:01:49 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 38 replies
    ijr.com ^ | November 2, 2022 | Bradley Cortright
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is facing mockery for her criticism of a new plan for Twitter’s subscription service. The Congresswoman voiced her disapproval of the idea Twitter users paying for a monthly fee for added features. “Lmao at a billionaire earnestly trying to sell people on the idea that ‘free speech’ is actually a $8/mo subscription plan,” she wrote Tuesday night. Her tweet comes after Twitter owner Elon Musk shared his plan to raise the cost of the platform’s subscription service Twitter Blue to $8 per month. -snip People would still be about to use Twitter if they did not...
  • AOC tells MSNBC's Hayes 'White nationalism' threatens Americans with 'fascism', return to 'apartheid'

    10/29/2022 9:03:34 AM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 76 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/29/2022 | Gabriel Hays
    Appearing on MSNBC Friday night, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., claimed Americans are "truly facing an environment of fascism" and the threat of returning to "very unique form of American apartheid" because of White nationalists.
  • YIKES: AOC Imitates “Black Southern Preacher” In Front Of Black Crowd, Gets Ruthlessly Mocked [VIDEO]

    10/24/2022 7:59:37 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 39 replies
    American Tribune ^ | October 23, 2022 | By Hailey Sanibel
    If people haven’t figured out that AOC is a political hack, I am not sure what will change their minds. Maybe this video? Channeling her inner Hillary Clinton circa 2007, AOC got in front of a black audience at a recent speaking appearance for Al Sharpton’s National Action Network and went full preacher mode, replete with the drawl, twang, and unmistakable cadence of someone decidedly not New York Puertorican. There are no words. Just watch: VIDEO AT LINK.................... I’m proud to be a bartender. Ain’t nothing wrong with that. There’s nothing wrong with working retail folding clothes for other people...
  • Ocasio-Cortez blasts GOP lawmaker’s treatment of witness: ‘I’m trying to give you the floor, boo’

    09/17/2022 8:44:33 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    The hill ^ | 09/15/2022 | Julia Mueller
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday slammed Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.) for his treatment of a witness during a House Oversight Committee hearing. Higgins had a contentious exchange during the hearing with clean energy advocate Raya Salter, who he at various points referred to as “young lady” and “boo.”
  • House Dems retract Russia letter penned 3 months ago after signers claim ‘screwup’

    10/25/2022 4:21:16 PM PDT · by thegagline · 12 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 10/25/2022 | Caitlin Doornbos
    A group of 30 left-wing legislators on Tuesday withdrew a letter sent a day earlier calling on President Biden to negotiate directly with Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his war on Ukraine — after several signatories running for re-election objected to its release nearly four months after it was written.The Congressional Progress Caucus hereby withdraws its recent letter to the White House regarding Ukraine,” the group’s chairwoman Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) wrote in a statement Tuesday. “The letter was drafted several months ago, but unfortunately was released by staff without vetting.” Though she blamed unnamed employees for the letter’s...
  • AOC rips Mayor Adams’ migrant tents in her district: ‘We can get to a place with a better solution’

    10/04/2022 1:49:44 PM PDT · by grundle · 42 replies
    The political pleasantries didn’t last long. Immediately after appearing together in public for the first time Friday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took aim at Mayor Adams’ plan to erect a migrant tent camp in her district, charging that there’s a “better solution” to be had. The progressive congresswoman, who’s had a simmering beef with the more moderate-minded mayor for months, offered the rebuke in a brief interview with the Daily News on the steps of City Hall following a press conference with Adams on an unrelated topic. “I think we can get to a place with a better solution here,”...
  • Democratic group accused of anti-Semitism for mocking names of Jewish NY pols

    08/31/2022 6:14:55 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 2 replies
    nypost.com ^ | August 28, 2022 | Carl Campanile
    A liberal Democratic activist group is being accused of anti-Semitism for mocking the names of two Jewish politicians — House candidate Dan Goldman and state Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz. “The jerk buying a House seat with inherited money is ‘Goldman’ … the IDC-adjacent Assembly member is ‘DINOwitz.’ Who came up with these names, Dickens?” a member of No IDC NY wrote in a since-deleted tweet on Saturday. The left-wing group was formed to defeat former members of the Independent Democratic Conference in the state Senate, who had a partnership with Republicans that helped keep the GOP in power. The IDC disbanded...
  • AOC’s Biggest Problem Is That She’s AOC

    09/11/2022 12:59:25 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 44 replies
    NRO ^ | 9 Sep 2022 | Charles C W Cooke
    I don’t know if the purpose of GQ‘s profile of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was to make its subject look like a whiny, cartoonish, spoiled, self-indulgent mediocrity, but that’s certainly the effect it had on me. At no point during the interview, it seems, did it occur to either the writer, Wesley Lowery, or his interviewee that the core problem that AOC faces is AOC — not other people. Take this line, for example, which represents just one part of a rambling, embarrassingly pseudo-eloquent answer to the question of whether, one day, she might be elected president:People ask me questions about the...
  • AOC defends Ilhan Omar for describing 9/11 as 'some people did something' and is criticized for telling former US Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw 'to go do something about domestic terror'

    09/11/2022 7:02:19 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 32 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | April 11, 2019
    AOC defends Ilhan Omar for describing 9/11 as 'some people did something' and is criticized for telling former US Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw 'to go do something about domestic terror' She is accused of referring dismissively about the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. She briefly described the event as 'some people did something' GOP Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasted her on Twitter He called Omar 'First Member of Congress to ever describe terrorists who killed thousands of Americans on 9/11 as 'some people who did something' Ocasio-Cortez hit back saying he had the 'audacity to drum resentment towards Ilhan w/completely...
  • President AOC: Will She Run In 2024?

    09/10/2022 5:41:54 AM PDT · by whyilovetexas111 · 41 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 9/9/2022 | Jack Buckby
    Is AOC Dropping Hints Of A Future Presidential Campaign? – Progressive New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez famously refused to confirm that she would back President Joe Biden in a 2024 campaign earlier this year, sparking rumors that she may be considering a run of her own. Since then, we’ve heard little else about it. There are no rumors of Ocasio-Cortez launching an exploratory committee and no signs that she is preparing to take on the Democratic party’s incumbent president. That doesn’t mean, though, that the leader of the party’s progressive wing is ruling it out forever.
  • How Joe Biden Lost My Vote (wow -a leftist wakes up!)

    09/10/2022 4:01:06 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 66 replies
    “The new puritans, then, are best understood as a clergy for a godless age, presiding over a dreamscape of their own making, rewriting our language, history and traditions as they go along. Yet, for all their clout, there are still some among us who steadfastly refuse to praise the elegance of the emperor’s new clothes, who would rather point and laugh at the naked man in our midst. Not for the first time in human history, our way out of this madness will depend upon the heretics.” - Andrew Doyle, The New Puritans Joe Biden emerged from his speech last...
  • AOC misses deadline to file congressional financial disclosure (87,000 fresh IRS agents are fully prepared)

    08/27/2022 9:42:06 AM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/24/22 | Timothy H.J. Nerozzi
    New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez missed the Aug. 13 deadline to submit her 2021 financial disclosures to the House Ethics Committee. Ocasio-Cortez, a prominent Democratic member of the House, is not worried. "[T]he Committee provides a 30-day grace period before fines are levied. The Congresswoman plans to file before the period expires," a spokesperson told the Washington Examiner. Ocasio-Cortez won the Democratic nomination in a Tuesday primary as she ran unopposed, meaning that Democratic voters did not get the chance to scrutinize her disclosures during the primary process. The documents are expected to be filed with the Clerk of the...
  • Rashida Tlaib pocketed up to $100,000 in rental income during the pandemic despite pushing to cancel rent

    08/13/2022 7:08:27 AM PDT · by bitt · 8 replies
    foxnews ^ | 8/13/2022 | Joe Schoffstall
    'Squad' member reported between $15,001 and $50,000 from rental income in 2021 Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., has pocketed up to $100,000 in rental income during the pandemic despite pushing to cancel rent, according to disclosure forms reviewed by Fox News Digital. Tlaib filed her latest annual financial disclosure report Thursday, which reveals she collected between $15,001 and $50,000 in rental income from a Detroit property in 2021. The Michigan Democrat reported the same rental income for 2020 last August, meaning she now made between $30,000 and $100,000 from rent payments during the pandemic. Tlaib, however, collected the rent checks despite...
  • Nolte: NY Leftists Rips AOC’s ‘Performative Resistance Art’ Arrest

    07/25/2022 11:19:09 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 15 replies
    breitbart ^ | 25 Jul 2022 | JOHN NOLTE
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is taking heat from her own on the left for “doing performative resistance art for the cameras” and “not doing healthcare.” That’s a reference to last week when AOC was caught pretending the be handcuffed during her pr-baby killing protest outside the Supreme Court. Apparently, pretending to be handcuffed for the cameras to burnish her outlaw legend is something AOC has all kinds of time for. A meeting about health care in the middle of two pandemics? : “A couple of the most highly respected health policy academics recently set up a meeting with AOC’s office to...
  • Pedestrian hit by car and then robbed while struggling to survive on NYC street

    07/24/2022 6:32:16 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 63 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 24, 2022 | By Tina Moore
    Disturbing video released by the NYPD Sunday shows a man being hit by a car and then robbed as he lay splayed out on the ground struggling to survive. The 39-year-old victim was walking on the sidewalk at 898 East 169th Street in the Bronx when a black, four-door sedan slammed into him around 6:40 a.m. Saturday, according to police. The video shows the victim being thrown into the air before he lands on the street. Two men who were inside the vehicle that hit him then got out and went through his pockets, taking his belongings, cops said.