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  • Howard Stern says Donald Trump shouldn’t praise Putin: ‘I wish he was dead’

    03/01/2022 3:31:26 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 59 replies
    Yahoo News! ^ | Mon, February 28, 2022 | Peony Hirwani
    SNIP “I hate the Soviet Union,” he said. “I hate the Communist regime. I always hated Communism because it always turns into an autocratic situation like in China where they cut off your freedoms.” He then spoke about how he “used to love Republicans”. “I voted for many Republicans. I don’t see how I’ll ever get back to that,” Stern said. “They’ve just totally disappointed me and their support of Vladimir Putin, the praise they heap on him. Trump’s praise of Vladimir Putin. This guy’s a f****** animal. I wish he was dead like I wish Hitler was dead.” SNIP
  • Tales about Ted Kennedy, in case anyone’s actually interested

    02/14/2022 5:53:50 AM PST · by billorites · 39 replies
    HowieCarrShow.com ^ | February 14, 2022 | Howie Carr
    I got an email this week from a former bow-tied bum kisser at the Globe about a book he’s writing on Fat Boy — the late Sen. Ted Kennedy. “My editors have asked me, in this Me Too era, to make sure that I have done a thorough search for incidents in which Sen. Kennedy’s behavior caused injury or harm to women.” Wow. Talk about an open-ended order. The hagiographer, er biographer, mentioned that the usual incidents — Chappaquiddick, Palm Beach, La Brasserie — will “of course” rate chapters in his tome. Of course they will. “I am writing to...
  • How the Immigration Act of 1965 Changed the Face of America

    02/11/2022 9:32:58 AM PST · by Beowulf9 · 21 replies
    https://www.history.com ^ | unknown | LESLEY KENNEDY
    "The bill will not flood our cities with immigrants,” lead supporter Sen. Edward “Ted” Kennedy (D-Mass.) told the Senate during debate. “It will not upset the ethnic mix of our society. It will not relax the standards of admission. It will not cause American workers to lose their jobs.”
  • Beware Those Hysterical Historians

    01/20/2021 4:05:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 20, 2021 | Tim Graham
    Liberals love to insist they're on the "right side of history," and their confidence crests in the liberal dominance among historians. Just as the liberal media dominate our evaluation of day-to-day developments, liberals count on their historians to dominate our evaluation of the decades behind us. It's not just historians but our taxpayer-funded storytellers, like the insufferable PBS documentarian Ken Burns. On the day before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, NPR's "Morning Edition" presented him as an American treasure with no partisan bias. So, skip over the propaganda film on Ted Kennedy he made for the 2008 Democratic National Convention, which...
  • Parag Agrawal: Why Indian-born CEOs dominate Silicon Valley

    12/04/2021 7:31:52 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 94 replies
    BBC News ^ | December 4, 2021 | By Nikhil Inamdar and Aparna Alluri
    Parag Agrawal, who was appointed this week as Twitter's CEO, has joined at least a dozen other Indian-born techies in the corner offices of the world's most influential Silicon Valley companies. Microsoft's Satya Nadella, Alphabet's Sundar Pichai, and the top bosses of IBM, Adobe, Palo Alto Networks, VMWare and Vimeo are all of Indian descent. Indian-origin people account for just about 1% of the US population and 6% of Silicon Valley's workforce - and yet are disproportionately represented in the top brass. Why? "No other nation in the world 'trains' so many citizens in such a gladiatorial manner as India...
  • Wake Up, Progressives: You're Lucky To Have Kyrsten Sinema

    11/30/2021 4:30:56 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 30, 2021 | Salena Zito
    Brian Murray knows just how fierce an opponent Arizona's Sen. Kyrsten Sinema can be. The Republican strategist saw his candidate lose to Democrat Sinema in their 2012 race for the House. Calling the experience "unpleasant," Murray admits his candidate, Vernon Parker, was flawed, but "flawed candidates win all of the time. Kyrsten, however, was an absolute machine." Sinema, along with fellow centrist Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, has recently become the epicenter of American politics largely because she insists on siding with the interests of her constituents instead of the demands of her party. Over the past few...
  • Don’t Ever Believe For One Second That Liberals Give A Damn

    08/15/2021 3:32:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 15, 2021 | Derek Hunter
    They sure talk a good game, don’t they? Be thankful Democrats don’t sell used cars, lest you have a yard full of lemons. No, they sell something worse than junk, they sell lies, and they do it really, really well. But don’t think for a second that they don’t know exactly what they’re doing, and never believe, not even for a moment, that they actually give a damn about what they claim to care deeply about. They love children. How do I know this? They won’t shut up about them. Not their own kids, yours. Joe Biden doesn’t talk that...
  • The Left’s Relentless Search for Historical Villains

    08/11/2021 5:19:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 11, 2021 | Jeff Davidson
    From his first day in office, Joe Biden committed to putting freedom pioneer Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, and some time around 2028, it might happen. In her perilous role as a scout and spy for the U.S. Army during the Civil War, and as an abolitionist and humanitarian, she earned it. She risked re-enslavement at least 19 times in helping others to escape. Tubman would replace Andrew Jackson, a favorite target of those who rail against his slave ownership – perhaps totaling up to 150 people – while ignoring the context. Nearly everyone in Jackson’s environment was racist...
  • 23 High-Ranking Officials in Biden Administration All Came from the Same Shadowy Firm Founded in 2017, WestExec

    08/09/2021 4:41:27 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    Becker News ^ | 07/06/21 | Kyle Becker
    Many of the highest-ranking members of the Biden administration came from the same shadowy firm. It is a relatively new name among revolving-door power brokers in Washington D.C., which makes it all the more surprising. Founded in 2017, WestExec describes itself as a “diverse group of senior national security professionals with the most recent experience at the highest levels of the U.S. government. With deep knowledge and networks in the fields of defense, foreign policy, intelligence, cybersecurity, international economics, and strategic communications, our team has worked together around the White House Situation Room table, deliberating and deciding our nation’s foreign...
  • How the Immigration Act of 1965 Changed the Face of America

    05/22/2021 3:28:16 PM PDT · by Jacquerie · 44 replies
    History ^ | August 12th 2019 | LESLEY KENNEDY
    When the U.S. Congress passed—and President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law—the Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965, the move was largely seen as symbolic."The bill will not flood our cities with immigrants,” lead supporter Sen. Edward “Ted” Kennedy (D-Mass.) told the Senate during debate. “It will not upset the ethnic mix of our society. It will not relax the standards of admission. It will not cause American workers to lose their jobs.”That sentiment was echoed by Johnson, who, upon signing the act on October 3, 1965, said the bill would not be revolutionary: “It does not affect the lives...
  • Pinkerton: John Kerry Isn’t the First Massachusetts Democrat Accused of Assisting an Enemy

    04/27/2021 6:05:02 PM PDT · by bitt · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/27/2021 | James P. Pinkerton
    The news about John Kerry is startling. The former U.S. senator from Massachusetts and secretary of state, now President Joe Biden’s climate czar, is accused of leaking sensitive—possibly classified—information to an enemy power, Iran. The accusation surfaced in a news story about the supposedly off-the-record comments by Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s foreign minister, made in March to an Iranian journalist, who recorded the conversation in a three-hour audio file. Zarif’s words were leaked to a London-based Iranian publication called Iran International, and then the New York Times ran with the story on April 25. While offering a candid commentary about...
  • Biden Buys Off Joe Manchin – Will Kyrsten Sinema Save the Republic?

    03/28/2021 4:24:23 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 36 replies
    dbdailyupdate ^ | David Blackmon
    If you’re counting on Joe Manchin to save the Republic… – Well, you might want to think again. For all his bluster and fake media coverage about being some sort of “moderate” Democrat, West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin has always been nothing but a reliable, down-the-line leftwinger who operates in what I like to call the Lloyd Bentsen mode of being a senator. You might remember Lloyd Bentsen, the long-time Texas senator who ran for the vice presidency in 1988 as Michael Dukakis’s running mate. During his 22 years in the senate from 1971 through 1993, Bentsen was the quintessential...
  • Priest who gave Sen. Ted Kennedy’s funeral homily charged in sex assault case

    12/16/2020 2:32:58 PM PST · by ebb tide · 36 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | December 15, 2020 | Travis Andersen
    Priest who gave Sen. Ted Kennedy’s funeral homily charged in sex assault caseA Catholic priest who delivered the funeral homily for Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy in 2009 has been indicted on charges alleging rape and indecent assault of a minor.A Barnstable Superior Court grand jury on Friday indicted the Rev. Mark R. Hession, 62, on two counts of rape, one count of indecent assault and battery of a person under 14, and one count of witness intimidation, court records show.An arraignment date will be set in January, a spokesperson for the Cape and Islands district attorney’s office said. It...
  • Spygate Law Firm That Attempted To Overturn 2016 Election Behind 2020 Voting Lawsuits

    05/26/2020 6:57:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 26, 2020 | Willis L. Krumholz
    A Democratic effort is underway in at least 16 states to overturn restrictions on mail-in balloting and third-party ballot harvesting. A nationwide effort by Democrats is underway in at least 16 states to overturn restrictions on mail-in voting and third-party ballot harvesting. States where suits have been filed include the swing states of Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and Florida. The effort is being backed by the National Redistricting Foundation, a Democratic group headed by the Obama administration’s Attorney General Eric Holder. The suits appear to be funded by Priorities USA, a Democratic super PAC. A Wall Street Journal headline from April read,...
  • The next debate is set to be moderated by a former intern to...Joe Biden. (And Ted Kennedy.) ... This is NUTS ...

    10/01/2020 8:29:48 AM PDT · by rintintin · 47 replies
    Ted Cruz @tedcruz ^ | Oct 1 2020 | Ted Cruz
    Ted Cruz @tedcruz 1/x Everyone agrees Tuesday’s debate was a train wreck. A major contributing fact was the moderator Chris Wallace, a registered Democrat, repeatedly interrupting to try to help Joe Biden. The next debate is set to be moderated by a former intern to...Joe Biden. (And Ted Kennedy.) 8:10 AM · Oct 1, 2020·Twitter for iPhone Ted Cruz @tedcruz · 13m Replying to @tedcruz 2/x This is NUTS. And no Republican should allow this bias to continue in future elections. I propose 2 simple, fair rules for future debates: (1) GOP primary debates should be moderated by people who...
  • Kennedy memoir reveals guilt over Chappaquiddick

    09/02/2009 8:15:36 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 32 replies · 1,375+ views
    NY Post ^ | SEPTEMBER 02, 2009 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    <p>NEW YORK — In a posthumous memoir, Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy writes of fear and remorse surrounding the fateful events on Chappaquiddick Island in 1969, when his car accident left a woman dead.</p> <p>"True Compass" is to be published Sept. 14 by Twelve, a division of the Hachette book group. The 532-page book was obtained early by The New York Times.</p>
  • 'Scandalous: Chappaquiddick' on Fox Business

    11/28/2019 8:44:13 AM PST · by Libloather · 32 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 11/28/19
    11 AM 'Scandalous: Chappaquiddick,' Episode 1 In July 1969, Sen. Ted Kennedy throws a party on the island of Chappaquiddick. The next morning, Kennedy's car and 28-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne's body are discov 12 PM 'Scandalous: Chappaquiddick,' Episode 2 Suspicions regarding Sen. Ted Kennedy's actions on July 18, 1969 begin to build as the senator's explanation to the American people generates more questions abou 1 PM 'Scandalous: Chappaquiddick,' Episode 3 With the inquest behind him, Senator Kennedy tries to push past the controversy and run for president. 2 PM 'Scandalous: Chappaquiddick,' Episode 4 In the decades since the Ted Kennedy...
  • Tucker Carlson: Trump is a ‘truth elixir’ and Bill Kristol is a ‘Trotskyite’

    11/01/2019 10:37:43 PM PDT · by rintintin · 73 replies
    Spectator ^ | Oct 18 2019 | Cockburn
    On Wednesday, Cockburn stopped by ‘Sovereignty or Submission: Restoring National Identity in the Spirit of Liberty’, hosted by conservative publications American Greatness and The New Criterion at a private club in Washington. Cockburn heard a wide-ranging discussion about nation states and governance, featuring Spectator columnists Daniel McCarthy and Roger Kimball, as well as the Hoover Institution’s Victor Davis Hanson, the Heritage Foundation’s David Azerrad, American Greatness editor Chris Buskirk, National Review’s John O’Sullivan, and Hillsdale College and Claremont Institute fellow Michael Anton. Over lunch, Tucker Carlson delivered a keynote speech on what he has learned since Trump’s election. The Fox...
  • In the #MeToo era, it’s time to revisit Ted Kennedy’s legacy

    07/21/2019 9:47:02 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 27 replies
    NY Post ^ | 20 July 2019 | Maureen Callahan
    Three significant anniversaries passed this week. Only two have truly been noted. First, of course, is the 50th anniversary of the moon landing on Saturday, July 20. The second was the 20th anniversary of the deaths of John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife Carolyn Bessette and her sister Lauren Bessette in a small plane Kennedy was flying to Martha’s Vineyard. Only one of those deserves the hagiographic treatment both have been given, but I’ll get to that later. The third was also a 50th anniversary, one that passed just two days after JFK Jr.’s and was, in many ways, related....
  • Howie Carr: Ted Kennedy never grasped magnitude of Chappaquiddick (50-Year anniversary alert)

    07/17/2019 8:46:50 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 67 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | July 16, 2019 | Howie Carr
    Ted Kennedy might have become president - Richard Nixon certainly thought the runt of the litter was going to be the Democrat nominee against him in 1972. But the Kennedys' dreams of a restoration of "Camelot" were shattered 50 years ago this week, as Teddy's mother's 1967 Delmont 88 Oldsmobile plunged off a small bridge on Chappaquiddick Island into a tidal pond, drowning Mary Jo Kopechne. Teddy killed the 28-year-old "girl," as he called her, and he was allowed to plead guilty to ... leaving the scene of an accident. Not vehicular homicide, or drunk driving, or reckless driving, or...