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  • Emanuel Doesn't Care About Ideological Purity Tests as He Seeks Political Resurrection from Biden

    12/03/2020 6:35:24 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | December 3, 2020 | John Kass
    That wailing you hear involving Rahm Emanuel, President-elect Joe Biden and the left clinging to its ideological purity tests sounds like something out of a horror movie. But as Rahm seeks political resurrection at Biden's hands, here's the thing: Chicago has seen Rahm's movie before. Chicago remembers him as the mayor who sat on that Laquan McDonald police shooting video until after his reelection was safe. And I remember him running for reelection while his administration suppressed that video, as Rahm played his Barack Obama card as the former president's chief of staff. Rahm stood on the South Side with...

    11/10/2020 9:21:22 AM PST · by conservative98 · 18 replies
    Kayleigh McEnany Twitter ^ | 11/10/20 | Kayleigh McEnany
    MEET JOE BIDEN’S COVID ADVISOR:— Kayleigh McEnany (@kayleighmcenany) November 10, 2020 Ezekiel "Zeke" Emanuel
  • Joe Biden Coronavirus Adviser: Vaccine Should Be Distributed Globally, Not to America First

    11/09/2020 5:48:21 PM PST · by conservative98 · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9 Nov 2020 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, who was named to Joe Biden’s coronavirus advisory team on Monday, published a paper in September arguing that any coronavirus vaccine should be distributed globally according to something called the “Fair Priority Model.” Emanuel, the lead author on a paper in Science called “An ethical framework for global vaccine allocation,” argued that there should be a “fair international distribution of vaccine,” rather than what he and his co-authors call “vaccine nationalism.”
  • Rahm Emanuel says Biden administration should help laid off retail workers 'become a computer coder'

    11/07/2020 12:10:21 AM PST · by knighthawk · 55 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 6 2020 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    Former Chicago Mayor and White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel insisted on Friday that a Biden administration will help offer a promising future for laid-off retail workers. According to the Fox News Decision Desk, Joe Biden currently has 264 electoral votes, just six votes short of the magic number needed to win the White House. During a panel discussion on ABC, George Stephanopoulos asked the former Obama official what Joe Biden needs to do as president to combat the coronavirus and its effect on the economy.
  • Rahm Emanuel: ‘Republicans Will Regret’ Confirming Barrett

    10/28/2020 10:03:47 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 71 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/28/2020 | Pam Key
    Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday on ABC’s “The View” that Republicans would “regret” confirming Amy Coney Barrett as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Co-host Sunny Hostin said, “Rahm, Amy Coney Barrett is now Justice Barrett having been officially sworn in as the newest Supreme Court justice after what many Democrats are calling an illegitimate process. Minority Leader Schumer is saying Republicans will regret her confirmation. Do you think they will?”
  • Coulter: Never forget: Kamala fell for the most preposterous racist hoax in recent memory. (Smollett)

    08/11/2020 3:43:53 PM PDT · by rintintin · 25 replies
    Coulter Twitter ^ | Aug 11 2020 | Ann Coulter
    Never forget: Kamala fell for the most preposterous racist hoax in recent memory. "An attempted modern day lynching!"
  • Police Say Texas A&M Student Who Found Racist Notes On His Car Put Them There

    07/10/2020 3:02:08 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 70 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | 07/10 | Maria Copeland
    A tudent at Texas A&M University who reported that racist notes had been left on his car windshield is responsible for the act, police say. KBTX-TV reported that in June, Texas A&M senior Isaih Martin alerted the university police when he allegedly discovered handwritten messages reading “All lives matter” and “You don’t belong here,” along with a third listing the N-word, on his vehicle, which he had parked at an apartment complex on the school’s property. Martin posted a photo of the notes to a Twitter account that has since been made private. According to KBTX, the university responded to...
  • Brothers flip, agree to cooperate in Jussie Smollett case

    06/25/2020 5:13:59 PM PDT · by kevcol · 33 replies
    Washington Times ^ | June 25, 2020 | Don Babwin
    CHICAGO — Two brothers who admitted helping actor Jussie Smollett stage a racist and homophobic attack in Chicago last year are again willing to help in the case after initially saying they were done cooperating with prosecutors, their attorney said Thursday. In yet another strange twist in a story that has been full of them, attorney Gloria Schmidt Rodriguez said in a statement that Abimbola (Abel) and Olabinjo (Ola) Osundairo changed their minds after a 9mm handgun that was seized during a search of their home last year was located after it went missing.
  • Two brothers 'paid' by Jussie Smollett to 'carry out homophobic attack' new REFUSE to testify against him because they say the cops are still treating them like suspects

    06/24/2020 11:26:28 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 28 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 25 2020 | LEAH SIMPSON
    Two brothers who cops allege Jussie Smollett paid to carry out a staged hate crime against him, are now refusing to cooperate with the case because they're being treated like suspects. The Chicago Police Department claims Ola and Abel Osundario were paid $3,500 to jump the Empire actor last January before he claimed he was victim of a homophobic attack. The acting brothers agreed to help police in the case against Smollett but now they have changed their minds because the police are withholding their belongings as part of evidence.
  • Joe Biden Coronavirus Advisor Ezekiel Emanuel: ‘Living Too Long Is Also a Loss’

    04/09/2020 5:34:43 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9 Apr 2020 | AARON KLEIN
    9 Apr 2020354 Ezekiel Emanuel, an architect of Obamacare and special adviser to the director-general of the World Health Organization, has been widely cited by the news media in recent days arguing that life in the U.S. can’t fully return to normal for about 18 months, estimating that’s when a Chinese coronavirus vaccine could be broadly available. Emanuel is also advising presidential candidate Joe Biden on the pandemic, joining Biden’s hastily assembled Public Health Advisory Committee. While the media has been quoting Emanuel as an expert in health policy, the brother of former Chicago mayor and ex-Obama chief of staff...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Rahm Emanuel

    03/18/2020 7:37:32 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 3/18/2020 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Rahm Emanuel. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Rahm Emanuel is a Democrat communist hack who helped Barack Obama institute his oppressive socialism on the US at the start of his presidency, and continued his malarkey in Chicago as its mayor. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top...
  • Sanders endorses progressive lightning rod Chicago DA

    02/13/2020 10:53:35 AM PST · by karpov · 11 replies
    Politico ^ | February 13, 2020 | Holly Otterbein
    Bernie Sanders is throwing his weight behind Kim Foxx, the Cook County state’s attorney who is facing several primary challengers after a first term that has been simultaneously celebrated by progressives and come under fire nationally for her handling of actor Jussie Smollett’s case. Sanders’ campaign told POLITICO he is also endorsing Kane County, Ill. state’s attorney candidate Junaid Afeef, Travis County, Texas, district attorney candidate Jose Garza, and Harris County, Texas, district attorney candidate Audia Jones. The endorsements are in keeping with the Vermont senator’s attempts to position himself as the most progressive presidential candidate on criminal justice policy,...
  • Bernie Sanders Endorses Kim Foxx despite Smollett Baggage

    02/13/2020 7:29:06 PM PST · by bitt · 20 replies
    National Review ^ | 2/13/2020 | By TOBIAS HOONHOUT
    Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) released a slew of endorsements for state attorneys on Thursday, including one for Kim Foxx, the Cook County state’s attorney who was investigated for her decision to drop charges against former Empire actor Jussie Smollett. “I am honored today to have the endorsement of Senator Sanders,” Foxx told Politico. “When I first ran four years ago on a platform that included a holistic approach to criminal justice reform, it was different than what previous prosecutors had ever attempted. Since in office, we’ve implemented bond and cannabis reform, we’re leading the country in vacating wrongful convictions...
  • State Attorney Kim Foxx Shifts Some Blame to Trump After Jussie Smollett Is Indicted

    02/12/2020 3:21:43 PM PST · by jazusamo · 47 replies ^ | February 12, 2020 | Julio Rosas
    Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx is on the defense after former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was indicted Tuesday on charges related to filing a false police report about the alleged Trump-inspired hate crime he reported in 2019. Foxx recused herself from the subsequent investigation after Chicago police interviewed two brothers who said Smollett paid them to stage the attack, where he claimed two men in "Make America Great Again" hats assaulted him and called him homophobic and racial slurs, but her office continued the inquiry. The State's Attorney office then dropped all criminal charges against Smollett in exchange for...
  • Jussie Smollett Indicted on 6 Counts for Lying to Police!

    02/11/2020 3:21:35 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 30 replies
    Ovation Eddie 2 ^ | 11/2/20 | Chicago Police
    Flashback to Chicago Police Reaction!
  • 750,000 Reasons Sun-Times' Kim Foxx Endorsement Shouldn't Shock

    02/14/2020 10:17:02 AM PST · by bitt · 5 replies ^ | 2/12/2020 | mark konkol
    KONKOL COMMENTARY: The Sun-Times didn't just endorse Kim Foxx's reelection bid. Its owners donated $750,000 to her campaign since September. The investigation into whether any individuals within the Cook County State's Attorney's Kim Foxx's office engaged in any wrongdoing in connection with the Smollett investigation continues, according to special prosecutor Dan Webb. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford File) CHICAGO — It seemed strange enough the Sun-Times editorial board on Monday "strongly" endorsed Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx for a second term, telling voters to spare her the "injustice" of letting a "single high-profile mistake ... overshadow her accomplishments." Foxx's "single" flub,...
  • Kim Foxx likely to be on March primary ballot

    01/13/2020 12:02:36 PM PST · by PBRCat · 5 replies
    The Chicago Sun-Times ^ | January 13, 2020 | Rachel Hinton
    A hearing officer (Barbara Goodman) has recommended Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and Clerk of the Circuit Court hopeful Michael Cabonargi appear on the March primary ballot despite challenges to their nominating petitions. Goodman also recommended Cabonargi appear on the March ballot. Cabonargi, who serves on the county’s Board of Review, is running for clerk of the circuit court. Foxx had 3,362 signatures more than the required minimum (7,279) to appear on the ballot after a petition challenge filed by former 2nd Ward Ald. Bob Fioretti’s campaign. Fioretti’s team alleged Foxx’s petition sheets showed a pattern of fraud.
  • Petition Challenge Paralyzes the Campaign of Foxx

    12/11/2019 1:24:55 PM PST · by PBRCat · 5 replies
    The Nadig Press ^ | December 11, 2019 | Russ Stewart
    As is now demonstrably clear, 2020 countywide Democratic candidates Kim Foxx and Mike Cabonargi are not feeling blessed. In fact, they are probably feeling angry, paranoid and downright disgusted. Both were the slated candidates for the state's attorney and Clerk of Circuit Court, respectively. Both were on the same nominating petition. Each gave the Democratic Party $40,000 to get the necessary minimum of 7,279 signatures, as well as to be on the party sample ballot and have a countywide mailer. And both are now in serious jeopardy of being knocked off the March 17 primary ballot due to an insufficient...
  • Foxx and Fioretti in the same race — what’s not to love?

    12/04/2019 12:06:20 PM PST · by PBRCat
    The Chicago Sun-Times ^ | December 3, 2019 | Neil Steinberg
    Why risk provoking the Carol Moseley Braun defense? You know, when pointing out obvious deficiencies of public officials who are black is portrayed as a form of bigotry. Thus, if I observe, that Foxx wasn't ready for the job her main qualifications being a law degree and a cozy spot under the wing of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, who elevated her for reasons mysterious then suddenly I'm Bull Connor tightening my grip around an axe handle. When in reality, the defense itself is racist: the racism of low expectations, the unsupportable notion that certain public figures are exempt...
  • Opponents argue Kim Foxx should be disqualified from seeking reelection because she doesn’t have enough valid nominating signatures

    01/08/2020 1:03:57 PM PST · by PBRCat · 32 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | January 6, 2020 | Lolly Bowean
    Although Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx submitted nearly three times the number of signatures needed to be placed on the ballot, challengers argued on Monday that more than half of her nominating petitions were improperly completed and she should be disqualified from seeking reelection. “We have a clear fraud,” said Jeffrey Greenspan, adding that because Foxx is the county’s highest-ranking law enforcement official, she has a special obligation to get it right.” Foxx’s attorneys said that there is no evidence to support such bold claims and that Foxx collected well above the required number of signatures, anticipating that some...