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  • (Socialist) Kshama Sawant calls for city to investigate threatening messages sent from city email address

    01/21/2021 6:16:36 PM PST · by Libloather · 9 replies
    Q13 Fox ^ | 1/21/20
    SEATTLE - Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant says she's received multiple threatening emails from a Seattle Fire Department's city email address. In a letter sent to city officials, the socialist and often controversial councilwoman says the emails began in December 2020 with a message telling her to leave town. From there, the messages became more sinister, Sawant says, with the "most ominous" message sent Jan. 18. A Seattle Fire Department spokeperson says they are investigating and police have been notified. An administrator reportedly told Sawant in late December that the employee in question denies sending the emails, but Sawant...
  • AOC Flashes ‘White Power’ Symbol, But It’s Only Problematic When Conservatives Do It

    01/18/2021 7:57:47 AM PST · by grundle · 16 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 13, 2020 | Kylee Zempel
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the Democratic congresswoman from New York, flashed a double white-power symbol during a Zoom conference about New York City’s crime uptick. Perhaps it was just an “OK” sign or even just a mindless gesture, but that doesn’t matter these days. During the Zoom video, which The Hill uploaded to its YouTube channel Sunday, Ocasio-Cortez spoke to constituents and answered press questions about rising crime rates in the Big Apple. She pointed to the Wuhan virus, financial instability, and police brutality as reasons for the rise in crime, failing to mention anything about the violent riots that swept the...
  • Former Democrat Congressman from Tennessee Appears on Fox News with Portrait of Mao on Wall (Harold Ford Jr.)

    01/16/2021 2:52:41 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 20 replies
    Tennessee ^ | 1/16/2021 | Peter D'Abrosca
    A former Congressman from Tennessee set off an internet firestorm when he appeared on Fox News remotely Thursday, with a portrait of former Chairman of the People’s Republic of China and founder of the Chinese Communist Party Mao Zedong in the background. Harold Ford Jr., a Democrat, represented Tennessee’s Ninth Congressional District for a decade, from 1997 to 2007. Now, he provides commentary frequently on Fox News. Fox News viewers noticed some strange background decor during Ford’s appearance on “Special Report” with Bret Baier Thursday. “Wow, [Harold Ford Jr.] rockin’ the Warhol Mao over the fireplace. I liked the Muhammad...
  • ‘You’re a Socialist! I Loathe You!’ – Heckler Disrupts Chuck Schumer’s Presser in NYC (VIDEO)

    01/12/2021 3:18:21 PM PST · by bimboeruption · 32 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 1-12-21 | Cristina Laila
    Hecklers interrupted Democrat Senator Chuck Schumer’s presser in Midtown Manhattan Tuesday afternoon. Schumer called for Americans who stormed the US Capitol last week to be placed on the no-fly list. “We cannot allow these same insurrectionists to get on a plane and cause more violence and more damage,” Schumer said. A protester, who described him/herself as a “transsexual gypsy” confronted Schumer and called him a “racist anti-Semite.” “Remember this, Adolf Hitler was a Socialist and that’s exactly who you follow!” the protester said to Schumer. “You’re nothing but a coward!” According to reporters, another protester shouted at Schumer, “Traitor! Treason!...
  • What’s Up with the Great Reset?

    01/08/2021 10:16:42 AM PST · by george76 · 33 replies
    American Institute for Economic Research ^ | January 6, 2021 | Stacey Rudin
    At any anti-lockdown protest, you will see signs that say “Stop the Great Reset.” The New York Times calls this phrase “a baseless conspiracy theory.” Here is the problem. None of this is secret. There are books you can read about it and detailed websites describing it. Time Magazine even did a cover story. It’s the title of World Economic Forum head Klaus Schwab’s book on the lockdowns and the future. It was published July 9, 2020, and now has nearly 900 reviews on Amazon. Proponents of “The Great Reset” argue that the pandemic proves our former society “doesn’t work,”...
  • Pope Francis Tells Catholics to Receive Vaccines Made From the Tissue of Dead, Mutilated, Aborted Fetuses

    12/24/2020 4:42:25 PM PST · by rickmichaels · 31 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | Dec. 21, 2020 | Shane Trejo
    Pope Francis is urging Catholics worldwide to receive COVID-19 vaccines, even if the vaccines have derived from mutilated fetuses tortured and murdered during the mortal sin of abortion. The Vatican made the announcement to Catholics on Monday that God is okay with these shots made from the parts of babies ripped to shreds. They use an argument pertaining to the “differing degrees of responsibility of cooperation in evil” to justify their position. They claim the vaccine is permissible because “they can be used in good conscience with the certain knowledge that (it) does not constitute formal cooperation with the abortion...
  • Santa’s Little Seraphim

    12/23/2020 5:52:09 AM PST · by NOBO2012
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 12-23-20 | MOTUS
    Santa came to my house yesterday, with a sleigh full of gifts.Yet more gifts for MOTUS, from the MOTI. After you already gave me such a glorious Christmas bouquet (which still looked perfect for our guests yesterday)!First up, sweets and savories of my picking from Zingerman’s – which had lines to get in the store long before anyone ever heard of COVID 19. If you’ve ever tasted their old style breads you would understand.But that’s only the beginning: they have a whole line of homemade bakery products, imported and house made cheese, deli selections…and more.House made cheese as well as...
  • AOC calls Amazon jobs a 'scam' because more than 4,000 of its employees are on food stamps

    12/20/2020 2:13:34 AM PST · by Libloather · 87 replies
    Business Insider via MSN ^ | 12/19/20 | Kevin Shalvey
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday said Amazon's jobs are a "scam" because they're not creating financial security for workers. "A 'job' that leaves you homeless & on food stamps isn't a job. It's a scam," she said on Twitter. Ocasio-Cortez referenced a Bloomberg News report detailing how many Amazon warehouse workers struggle to pay bills, with as many as 4,000 on food stamps. The report said Amazon has turned logistics work from a professional career option to "entry-level" work for many. As Amazon's workforce has soared during the pandemic, safety conditions in its warehouses have failed to keep pace, according...
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s book ‘Persist’ to come out in April

    12/16/2020 4:39:09 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | December 16, 2020 | By HILLEL ITALIE
    NEW YORK - Sen. Elizabeth Warren has a book coming out about six key experiences and perspectives. The title should be familiar to those who have followed the Massachusetts Democrat’s career: “Persist.” Henry Holt and Company announced Wednesday that “Persist,” which the publisher calls “a deeply personal book and a powerful call to action,” will be released April 20. “Persist” will refer to Warren’s recent bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, won by Joe Biden, but is not a campaign memoir. “I wrote ‘Persist’ because I remain as committed as ever to fighting for an America that works for everyone,”...
  • Terminally ill Washington elector breaks down after casting Biden vote: 'I was glad to do my duty'

    12/15/2020 6:37:24 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 68 replies
    The Washington Post via SF Gate ^ | December 15, 2020 | by Andrea Salcedo
    As Washington state elector Jack Arends registered his vote for President-elect Joe Biden on Monday, his voice cracked with emotion. Then, Arends, 64, told the chamber that a doctor last month had diagnosed him with an untreatable, terminal condition. "[In] November I was told there is no more medical treatment that can help me so it was important for me to do this one thing that I could do while I still can," said Arends, who wore a black beret reading, "Play Nice." After his speech, Arends placed his microphone on the desk, crossed his arms over his face, and...
  • Pope joins with global companies to promote capitalism in line with UN’s pro-abortion goals

    12/10/2020 6:04:44 PM PST · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | December 10, 2020 | Michael Haynes
    Pope joins with global companies to promote capitalism in line with UN’s pro-abortion goalsThe new partnership aligns the Vatican with the UN, which supports 'universal access to sexual and reproductive health care services' such as contraception and abortion.VATICAN CITY, December 10, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Pope Francis joined forces with major global corporations such as the Rockefeller Foundation and Bank of America to promote a new “economic system” of capitalism based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.Launched on December 8, the feast of the Immaculate Conception, the Vatican partnership with the “Council for Inclusive Capitalism with the Vatican” is apparently...
  • Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan will not seek re-election, prompting reaction and speculation

    12/09/2020 1:07:03 PM PST · by Libloather · 39 replies
    King 5 ^ | 12/08/20 | Chris Daniels
    SEATTLE - Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan will not seek re-election, prompting what will likely be significant political posturing for the position and a 2021 city campaign season like no other. “I've decided that I will not seek a second term,” Durkan told KING 5. “2020 has just been a brutal year, but we have some really tough months ahead of us. We still have to fight COVID, we've got to deliver a vaccine, and we're gonna have a really hard job of rebuilding our economy, our downtown and continuing all the work on equity. I could have spent the whole...
  • No Privacy, No Property: The World in 2030 According to the WEF

    12/08/2020 4:36:01 PM PST · by rey · 21 replies
    Von Mises Institute ^ | 8 Dec 2020 | Antony Meuller
    The World Economic Forum (WEF) was founded fifty years ago. It has gained more and more prominence over the decades and has become one of the leading platforms of futuristic thinking and planning. As a meeting place of the global elite, the WEF brings together the leaders in business and politics along with a few selected intellectuals. The main thrust of the forum is global control. Free markets and individual choice do not stand as the top values, but state interventionism and collectivism. Individual liberty and private property are to disappear from this planet until 2030 according to the projections...
  • New Los Angeles prosecutor ends cash bail for many offenses

    12/07/2020 2:26:55 PM PST · by devane617 · 21 replies
    mypanhandle ^ | 12/07/2020 | STEFANIE DAZIO
    <p>New Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón, seeking to revamp the nation’s largest prosecutor’s office with progressive policies, said Monday after taking office that cash bail will be ended for many offenses and sentences in thousands of cases will be reevaluated.</p>
  • Maduro Allies Win Majority In Disputed Venezuela Congress Election

    12/07/2020 7:32:08 AM PST · by george76 · 12 replies
    Oann ^ | December 7, 2020 | Vivian Sequera and Deisy Buitrago
    Allies of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro won a majority of votes in a parliamentary election that saw scant participation due to a boycott by the opposition, which said Sunday’s event was a farce meant to consolidate a dictatorship. The elections council said that 67.6% of the 5.2 million votes cast in Sunday’s election went to an alliance of parties called the Great Patriotic Pole that backs Maduro – but that only 31% of eligible voters participated. Voting centers were left barren in an embarrassment to the ruling Socialist Party, but the results nonetheless return congress to Maduro’s control despite an...
  • Kshama Sawant (Seattle socialist) recall appeal heads to Washington Supreme Court in January

    12/07/2020 5:51:48 AM PST · by Libloather · 28 replies
    Seattle PI ^ | 12/04/20 | Callie Craighead
    Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant's appeal to dismiss the recall effort against her will head to the Washington State Supreme Court in January 2021 where it is expected to be decided without oral arguments. Back in September, King County Superior Judge Jim Rogers allowed four of the six charges alleged in the petition to go forward, saying in his order that the petitioner had proved "knowledge of facts indicating that the Councilmember intended to commit an unlawful act." The charges filed by petitioner Ernest Lou and certified by the lower courts alleged Sawant "used her position in violation of the...
  • Pope Francis Calls for ‘New Social Justice’ to Challenge Utopia

    12/04/2020 7:47:10 PM PST · by marshmallow · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/1/20 | Thomas D. Williams
    ROME — Pope Francis called for a “new social justice” Sunday in which all well-intentioned people will challenge the reigning utopia. Addressing “social justice judges” from the African and American continents via streaming, the pope congratulated them for their commitment to “social rights,” asserting that the very fact that men and women “come together to think about their work and to build the new social justice is, without a doubt, excellent news.” The pontiff, who has been a vocal proponent of a “great reset” after the coronavirus pandemic, urged his hearers to “not lose sight of the distressing picture in...
  • Francis Makes Official Use of Joe "Abortion" Biden Campaign Slogan

    12/03/2020 2:07:02 PM PST · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | December 3, 2020 | New Catholic
    Francis Makes Official Use of Joe "Abortion" Biden Campaign SloganJust... unbelievable. No comment. (Only that it doesn't matter if it's used for something else, it's closely linked with the Biden campaign and should not be used by a Pope.) Labels: Biden's Francis By New Catholic at 12/03/2020 07:47:00 PM
  • Kshama Sawant: Democrats and the Right Are Attacking Me - And Left Movements Everywhere (Seattle)

    12/03/2020 4:55:09 AM PST · by Libloather · 8 replies
    Jacobinmag ^ | 11/24/20 | Kshama Sawant
    Big business, the right wing, and now the courts have rung the bell on what is now the fourth round of the fight to expel socialists from Seattle City Hall. The corporate elite are determined to do so by hook or by crook. They failed in the first three rounds to buy this city council seat, the last time with unprecedented corporate cash from Amazon. The latest effort, a right-wing recall campaign, is perhaps the most serious threat so far, seeking now to use the courts and four trumped-up charges to overturn my reelection last year. It’s not for nothing....
  • The Rich Kids Who Want to Tear Down Capitalism (NYT barf alert)

    11/29/2020 6:24:46 PM PST · by KingofZion · 54 replies
    The New York Times ^ | November 27, 2020 | Zoë Beery
    Lately, Sam Jacobs has been having a lot of conversations with his family’s lawyers. He’s trying to gain access to more of his $30 million trust fund. At 25, he’s hit the age when many heirs can blow their money on harebrained businesses or a stable of sports cars. He doesn’t want to do that, but by wealth management standards, his plan is just as bad. He wants to give it all away. “I want to build a world where someone like me, a young person who controls tens of millions of dollars, is impossible,” he said. A socialist since...