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  • Calls for AG Barr’s Impeachment Intensify After ‘Lunatic Authoritarian’ Federalist Society Speech

    11/16/2019 1:08:35 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 87 replies
    Law and Crime ^ | November 16th, 2019 | Colin Kalmbacher |
    Attorney General Bill Barr launched into an emotional tirade against “the left” at an annual meeting of the conservative Federalist Society on Friday evening. Now, lawyers and legal commentators are intensifying calls for Barr’s impeachment. Barr’s eyebrow-raising speech was widely-panned after a video of the following portion made the rounds on social media: Unfortunately through the past few years we have seen these conflicts take on an entirely new character. Immediately after President Trump won election, opponents inaugurated what they called ‘The Resistance’ and they rallied around an explicit strategy of using every tool and maneuver to sabotage the functioning...
  • News or ‘Trauma Porn’? Student Journalists Face Blowback on Campus

    11/13/2019 1:10:33 PM PST · by karpov · 16 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 13, 2019 | Julie Bosman, Mitch Smith and Kate Taylor
    EVANSTON, Ill. — Jeff Sessions, President Trump’s former attorney general, was speaking to a packed lecture hall on Northwestern University’s campus last week, but the real action was unfolding offstage. Student protesters were pushing through a back door of the building. Police confronted them and tried, unsuccessfully, to block their entrance. Colin Boyle, a student photographer for The Daily Northwestern, the campus newspaper, captured it all. After the event, Ying Dai, one of the students, saw a photo of herself on his Twitter feed — sprawled painfully on the floor — and addressed him directly. “Colin please can we stop...
  • Ocasio-Cortez Dismisses Fears Democrat Party Moving Too Far Left: ‘We Are Bringing the Party Home’

    11/11/2019 2:52:48 PM PST · by chief lee runamok · 41 replies
    breitbart ^ | 11/11/2019 | Hannah Bleau
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) dismissed the mounting concerns from establishment Democrats, who fear that she and presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) are moving the Democrat Party “too far left,” asserting that the ultra-leftist movement is “bringing the party home.”
  • Is This a Joke? Washington Post Writer Wonders if the GOP can

    11/09/2019 5:07:27 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 9, 2019 | Matt Vespa
    Yes, the featured image is that of an anti-Trump protest after the 2016 election. Liberals went nuts in the streets. Protests, setting things on fire, and yelling into the clouds—it’s typical behavior from these people who think they’re entitled to win every election. Sorry, real America punched you in the mouth. Since 2016, there have been other Democrats who have simply refused to concede their election losses. Stacey Abrams in Georgia is a prime example, where she thinks voter suppression is what caused her to lose. It had nothing to do with her 50,000+-vote deficit to Republican Gov. Brian Kemp....
  • Wichitan Wink Hartman closes two Lawrence restaurants over political backlash, he says

    11/09/2019 8:44:50 AM PST · by posterchild · 59 replies
    The Wichita Eagle ^ | Oct 31, 2019 | Denise Neil
    ... Hartman said that during the time the restaurants were open, employees and patrons were harassed by people who took issue with the politics of Kris Kobach, the controversial politician who lost his bid to become Kansas governor last November with Hartman as his running mate. Kobach, the former Kansas Secretary of State, is now a Republican U.S. Senate candidate. From the first day the restaurants opened, Hartman said, people were writing obscene messages on menus, spitting on his employees, urinating on employees’ cars and shouting at people who went into the restaurant that they should eat somewhere else. “We...
  • Liberals with guns: Don't like the NRA but love the Second Amendment and Obama? There's a club for

    11/08/2019 7:53:16 PM PST · by DoodleBob · 49 replies
    New Times San Luis Obispo ^ | November 7, 2019 | Camilla Lanham
    Depressing the trigger, kickback hammers my body as the bullet exits the barrel. The polished wooden stock jams into the part of my shoulder where it's nestled, rocking me back as I open my closed eye, hoping to catch a glimpse of what I hit more than 300 yards away. There isn't a dust cloud, and the men at my back nod their heads in approval. I hit the target, and I'm determined do it again. ... The Liberal Gun Club Executive Director Ed Gardner...(is) a certified gun safety instructor and took over as executive director in 2015. The gun...
  • Open Letter to the Linux Foundation (Programmer banned from conference for MAGA hat)

    11/08/2019 11:14:39 AM PST · by karpov · 36 replies
    The Clean Code Blog ^ | November 8, 2019 | Robert C. Martin
    To: The Linux Foundation Jim Zemlin: Executive Director Angela Brown: VP of Events Andy Updegrove: Legal Council From: Robert Martin (@unclebobmartin) (unclebob@cleancoder.com) Re: Code of Conduct case of Charles Max Wood. Dear Linux Foundation: I am writing to you as a concerned member of the software development community which I have enjoyed serving for the last 50 years. I am writing in public because the events I wish to describe took place in public. I fear that something has gone terribly wrong within your organization; and that it will have deep repercussions within this industry that I cherish. The timeline...
  • Jeff Sessions escorted from Northwestern U. under heavy security amid 'cancel culture' protest

    11/05/2019 11:10:52 PM PST · by knighthawk · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 05 2019 | Dom Calicchio
    Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke at Northwestern University in Illinois on Tuesday night – despite attempts by protesters to disrupt the event, according to reports. Video posted online shows protesters trying to enter the building from a rear entrance – until a group of police officers intervenes. Afterward, photos posted online showed the former U.S. senator from Alabama being escorted from the building by security officers.
  • Baton attack during June protests in downtown Portland lands man in prison for nearly 6 years

    11/02/2019 10:58:09 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 34 replies
    A 24-year-old man who hit another man over the head with a baton in June during dueling downtown Portland demonstrations was sentenced Friday to nearly six years in prison. Gage Halupowski pleaded guilty to second-degree assault in connection with the June 29 attack on Adam Kelly outside The Nines Hotel along Southwest Morrison Street. Halupowski was identified as one of several masked, black-clothed demonstrators seen on video hitting and pepper-spraying Kelly after he appeared to come to the aid of another man who’d been attacked during the protests, authorities said. Kelly, a right-wing protestor at the demonstrations, wrote on Facebook...
  • 14-Year-Old Florida Girl Faces Battery Charge After Allegedly Punching Man Dressed as Trump for[tr]

    10/30/2019 4:53:46 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 49 replies
    Complex ^ | 10/29/2019 | Jose Martinez
    An unidentified man dressed as Donald Trump was standing in line with his family for the haunted house exhibit at the Collier County fairgrounds in Naples, Florida this past Saturday. Then a 14-year-old girl reportedly walked up and punched him in the face, Naples Daily News writes. The Collier County Sheriff's Office says that after striking the man in the jaw, the girl laughed and ran back to four other juveniles who were holding her place in line. The man walked over to ask why she punched him before flagging down a fair worker, and requesting for sheriff's deputies to...
  • Democratic Congressman Hints at Armed Rebellion Against Trump

    10/29/2019 2:07:49 PM PDT · by Boomer · 70 replies
    Conservative Flash ^ | 10/29/19 | Staff Writer
    In pursuit of the ever-popular Beltway sport of False Equivalence, it’s common to see today’s left-bent resistance to Donald Trump compared to right-wing extremist movements of the recent past, from the tea party movement to precincts further off in the fever swamps. This sort of talk is often the product of laziness or malice. But now and then something happens that makes left-right parallels unavoidable and accurate. One such incident, surprisingly, comes from the loose lips of a member of Congress, New York’s Tom Suozzi. According to the New York Post, the Nassau County Democrat had this to say about...
  • The Dangerous Lessons the Left Is Teaching Our Kids

    10/29/2019 1:36:38 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | October 29, 2019 | Dennis Prager
    Here are some of the messages the left has been giving America’s young people: —Your past is terrible, and your future is terrible. The American past is a story of genocide, slavery, racism, patriarchy, and colonialism. You should be ashamed of it. As regards your future, your very existence is in jeopardy. You may well die at a young age unless society completely shifts from fossil fuels to wind and solar power. In fact, your future is so bleak you should probably not consider getting married and having children. —If you are a girl, you should know that American society...
  • The Left’s Dangerous Assault on Free Speech

    10/25/2019 7:57:26 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | October 24, 2019 | Arthur Milikh
    Strange days, indeed, when America’s free press opposes free speech. “Free speech is killing us,” headlined a New York Times op-ed. Its author, New Yorker staff writer Andrew Marantz, argued that “hate speech” leads to violence. Worse, he claims it can cause totalitarianism and even genocide. To avoid this fate, Marantz says we must rethink the First Amendment, which would include government and private companies striving to limit “hate speech.” He agrees with a former American Civil Liberties Union official that one day in the not-so-distant future, legal “protection of hate speech” will “seem ridiculous in retrospect.” Some governments have...
  • Secretary Ben Carson: America's Dr. Politically Incorrect

    10/25/2019 7:08:58 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 22 replies
    Family Research Council ^ | October 25, 2019 | Tony Perkins and FRC senior writers
    "This whole concept of political correctness ... it's going to destroy our nation." That was the no-nonsense response of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson to Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) earlier this week. Wexton was trying for a "gotcha" moment in a congressional hearing when she asked Dr. Carson if he would "apologize" for being quoted for expressing concern over "big, hairy men" trying to gain entry into an Alaska women's homeless shelter. I could not have said it better. On yesterday's edition of Washington Watch, Dr. Carson – or Dr. Politically Incorrect as I've called him -...
  • 5 Uncomfortable Truths About Liberals

    10/21/2019 7:18:08 PM PDT · by TBP · 21 replies
    Townhall ^ | Mar 27, 2012 | John Hawkins
    When one becomes a liberal, he or she pretends to advocate tolerance, equality and peace, but hilariously, they’re doing so for purely selfish reasons. It’s the human equivalent of a puppy dog’s face: an evolutionary tool designed to enhance survival, reproductive value and status. In short, liberalism is based on one central desire: to look cool in front of others in order to get love. Preaching tolerance makes you look cooler, than saying something like, “please lower my taxes” — Greg Gutfeld 1) Most liberals are hateful people. 2) Liberals do more than any other group to encourage race-based hatred....
  • While having lunch with @RandPaul in California, we got verbally assaulted

    10/21/2019 11:43:55 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 17 replies
    Sergio Gor Twitter ^ | 18 Oct 2019 | Sergio Gor
    While having lunch with @RandPaul in California, we got verbally assaulted by these aggressive libs complaining about incivility. Check out the vid! #unhinged - Sergio Gor: Sergio Gor Tweet
  • 2020: The Left Goes to War

    10/21/2019 9:45:55 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 31 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/21/2019 | William L. Gensert
    A victory by Donald Trump next November will result in widespread rioting, property damage, people injured, and many communities irreparably damaged. Some innocent people may even lose their lives. ... Antifa’s belligerence is happening during good times with the economy humming and with them having full control of the press and social media. They are going to absolutely freak out at the prospect of four more years of a president they’ve been assured for four years wouldn’t even finish his first term. Of course, the Democrats and the media will do all they can to foment riot — beginning the...
  • Now Extinction Rebellion plot to paralyse central London in the run-up to Christmas [tr]

    10/21/2019 11:27:49 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 21, 2019 | Lara Keay
    Extinction Rebellion is planning to bring more chaos to London with another two weeks of disruption in the run-up to Christmas. Climate change protestors claim they will target busy shopping and tourist hubs in the capital, including Oxford Circus and Trafalgar Square, over the festive period. Organisers are plotting another fortnight of disorder over encrypted messaging apps WhatsApp and Telegram. It comes after the group's 'Autumn Uprising' brought London to a standstill, with Tube protests at Canning Town, a camp out at Smithfield meat market and blockades at City Airport.
  • Penzeys Has Soup Base Recall, Blames Trump

    10/19/2019 6:31:27 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 64 replies
    Right Wisconsin ^ | October 17, 2019 | James Wigderson
    Bill Penzey, the controversial owner of Penzey’s Spices, emailed his customers on Thursday to inform them he’s been selling bad chicken soup base that needs to be recalled. He wrote: "If you have chicken soup base from us please check your jar’s best by dates to see if yours has been recalled. The lot numbers are: 00139, 01839, 01049, SEP0820VAN, and OCT1420VAN. These were sold from 3.16.19 onward. If you have one of these jars, don’t use it and see the instructions below for your refund. We just needed to mail this notice to our customers who are chicken soup...
  • 'We're not putting up with your Republican bull****!': Moment Senator Rand Paul is blasted...

    10/19/2019 10:53:01 PM PDT · by Morgana · 36 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | October 19, 2019 | Leah Mcdonald For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: 'We're not putting up with your Republican bull****!': Moment Senator Rand Paul is blasted by a woman as he dines at a restaurant in California Footage shows Senator Rand Paul being blasted by a woman who claims she won't tolerate his 'Republican bulls***.' Sergio Gor, a staffer for the Senator, posted a video showing two people confronting the Kentucky politician about his political views as they were lunching. The Republican lawmaker is on tour promoting his new book The Case Against Socialism and was in California when the exchange happened on Friday.