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  • VMI superintendent resigns a week after Gov. Northam ordered investigation into racism claims

    10/26/2020 9:33:12 AM PDT · by Captain Jack Aubrey · 25 replies
    The Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | 10/26/2020 | CLAIRE MITZEL
    Virginia Military Institute's top official resigned Monday, a week after Gov. Ralph Northam announced an investigation into the school's culture and policies following reports of racism that received national attention. Retired Army Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III submitted his resignation letter as superintendent, which the board of visitors accepted "with deep regret," board President John Boland said in a statement. In his resignation letter to the president of the board of visitors, Peay wrote that Gov. Northam’s chief of staff, Clark Mercer, informed him on Friday that “the governor and certain legislative leaders had lost confidence in my leadership as...
  • FBI: Whitmer plotters also discussed kidnapping Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam

    10/13/2020 8:17:55 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 37 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Oct. 13, 2020 | Devlin Barrett
    Accused conspirators charged in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer also discussed "taking" Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, an FBI agent testified at a court hearing Tuesday. During the hearing in Grand Rapids, Mich., to discuss the charges filed last week against members of a self-proclaimed militia accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan’s Democratic governor, FBI Special Agent Richard Trask revealed that months ago some of the suspects met in Dublin, Ohio, where Northam, also a Democrat, was discussed as a potential target.
  • FORMER VIRGINIA BLACK-FACERS STILL DON’T GET CIVIL RIGHTS

    05/05/2020 12:25:36 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 7 replies
    Powerline ^ | MAY 5, 2020 | PAUL MIRENGOFF
    Herring still doesn’t have much appreciation for civil rights. He’s defending Virginia social distancing policies that led to the pastor of a Virginia church being cited for holding a church service. There were sixteen people in the church sanctuary, which seats 225. The congregation in question serves, among others, recovering drug addicts and former prostitutes. The church sought legal relief. The Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division filed a statement of interest, arguing that the Virginia polices at issue may constitute a violation of the constitutional right to the free exercise of religion. Herring’s office responded with this imbecilic statement:...
  • KKK-Blackface Governor Ralph Northam Repeals Virginia Voter ID Laws, Expands Early Voting Programs

    04/13/2020 12:26:41 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 27 replies
    GP ^ | Cristina Laila
    KKK-Blackface Governor Ralph Northam (D) on Monday signed sweeping legislation repealing voter ID laws and expanded early voting programs. “Voting is a fundamental right, and these new laws strengthen our democracy by making it easier to cast a ballot, not harder,” said Governor Northam in a statement. “No matter who you are or where you live in Virginia, your voice deserves to be heard. I’m proud to sign these bills into law.” Northam signed legislation allowing early voting 45 days prior to an election without even stating an excuse. Voters used to have to provide a reason for absentee voting from an approved...
  • Gov. Northam signs Virginia Values Act, providing anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people

    04/11/2020 2:19:38 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 40 replies
    https://www.wric.com ^ | Updated: Apr 11, 2020 / 04:50 PM EDT | by: Tyler Thrasher
    RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Governor Ralph Northam put pen to paper in making Virginia the first state in the South to enact comprehensive protections for the LGBTQ community. Today, Governor Northam announced he has signed the Virginia Values Act, protecting the LGBTQ community against discrimination in housing, employment, public spaces, and credit applications. “This legislation sends a strong, clear message—Virginia is a place where all people are welcome to live, work, visit, and raise a family,” said Governor Northam. “We are building an inclusive Commonwealth where there is opportunity for everyone, and everyone is treated fairly. No longer will LGBTQ...
  • As Iowa and New Hampshire contests near and Dems debate on TV tonight, open warfare breaking out between Sanders and Warren

    01/14/2020 7:27:18 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/14/2020 | Thomas Lifson
    We may finally get a Democrat debate tonight that isn't deathly boring for a change.  Elizabeth Warren, facing declining poll numbers, is attacking Bernie Sanders with the claim that in a private meeting 13 months ago, he told her that a woman could not win the presidency.  M.J Lee of CNN broke the story yesterday: The stakes were high when Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren met at Warren's apartment in Washington, DC, one evening in December 2018. The longtime friends knew that they could soon be running against each other for president. The two agreed that if they ultimately faced each other as presidential candidates, they should...
  • Blue State Blues: Trump Is the Most ‘Progressive’ President Ever for Blacks, Gays, Jews

    02/22/2019 5:49:11 AM PST · by KC_Lion · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 22 Feb 20195 | Joel E. Pollack
    President Donald Trump has achieved more concrete progress for blacks, gays, and Jews than any other American president.That claim is sure to be disputed, if not mocked, by those for whom grievance and identity politics are a profession or a psychological crutch.Yet it remains true — and was thrown into sharp relief this week, as the Jussie Smollett case turned from one of the most horrific attacks in recent memory to the worst hate crime hoax in history.There are two reasons the media, Hollywood, and the Democratic political elite believed Smollett’s claims.First, he belongs to several victim categories: black, gay,...
  • Harris To Campaign For Va. Dem Behind Controversial Abortion Bill

    10/25/2019 5:04:17 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 5 replies
    freebeacon ^ | OCTOBER 24, 2019 | Graham Piro
    Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) will campaign for the co-sponsor of Virginia's controversial abortion bill this weekend. The Harris campaign announced on Thursday that the senator will attend events in northern Virginia. Harris will be on hand to launch voter canvassing operations for state delegate Kathy Tran, who co-sponsored and presented a radical abortion bill that would have permitted unrestricted abortion through the third trimester of pregnancy. Harris's national press secretary Ian Sams tweeted the news and mentioned Tran's Twitter account alongside Dan Helmer's, who is running in Virginia's 40th district. Ian Sams @KamalaHarris to campaign for Virginia...
  • CNN’s Van Jones compares Jussie Smollett to Jackie Robinson: ‘This is the fall of an icon’

    02/21/2019 10:09:23 AM PST · by ETL · 123 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Feb 21, 2019 | Brian Flood | Fox News
    Moments after Chicago cops laid out their case against Smollett, the CNN pundit made the eyebrow-raising comparison during a conversation with anchor Kate Bolduan. “This is the fall of an icon and I don’t think people understand how important he has been in the black community. ‘Empire’ as a show, to have him as a beloved character, I think did a great deal to knock back homophobia in the black community,” Jones said. “The fact that he has been celebrated and you see homophobia in the black community through his eyes on the show, this is a Jackie Robinson against...
  • RACIST Al Sharpton's Racial, Homophobic Rants

    07/29/2019 5:08:20 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 13 replies
    BreitbartGeniusLives Youtube Channel ^ | Published on Mar 13, 2012
    Al Sharpton in reality is America's biggest racist
  • Charlottesville Mayor: Don't Worry, Jefferson Can Still Celebrate Birthday 'in Hell'

    07/20/2019 7:59:59 AM PDT · by rktman · 68 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 7/20/2019 | Cortney O'Brien
    Thomas Jefferson's birthday in mid-April is currently recognized as a city holiday in Charlottesville, VA. But if it was up to Mayor Nikuyah Walker, she'd change it to “Liberation and Freedom Day.” The alternative holiday, which she proposed at a city council meeting last month, would instead celebrate the emancipation of slaves in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. Walker is one of several people advocating for the change because it's well known that Jefferson, the third president of the United States and drafter of the Constitution, was also a slave owner. Some citizens are up in arms over her suggestion, accusing...
  • You Sad, Blackface Man: Northam Tries To Shame VA

    07/12/2019 5:05:57 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 12, 2019 | Matt Vespa
    Who the hell does this guy think he is? Does he think that the Men in Black came in overnight and used their “neuralyzer” to wipe people’s memories? Bro, we remember that you admitted to doing blackface, we know you’re nickname was “Coonman” at the Virginia Military Institute, and we know your yearbook photo at Eastern Virginia Medical School has one person in blackface and another in full Ku Klux Klan regalia—all of these photos were personally submitted by you. No one forgot about this, you idiot. No one. And if you weren’t a Democrat, you would’ve been kicked to...
  • Could Democrats' support for federally mandated busing hurt their chances in 2020? (MSM nervous)

    07/01/2019 3:38:19 PM PDT · by Drew68 · 40 replies
    ABC News ^ | 07/01/2019 | Elizabeth Thomas
    After 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris attacked former Vice President Joe Biden during the first Democratic presidential debate for opposing busing in the 1970s, it sparked a larger conversation among candidates about whether the federal government should return to forced busing to integrate America's schools. “I support the busing,” Harris, D-Calif., said Sunday to reporters. “The schools of America are as segregated or more segregated today than when I was in elementary school. And we need to put every effort, including busing, into play to desegregate the schools.” Harris isn't the only 2020 presidential candidate to weigh in on...
  • The Northam Blackface Scandal Just Got Better: It Has Ensnared Kamala Harris [Virginia Governor]

    02/01/2019 4:05:22 PM PST · by an amused spectator · 53 replies
    Kammy's Twitter feed ^ | February 1, 2019 | Kamala Harris
    Here's a 2017 tweet from #HeelsUpHarris, the Senate slut who is #NotMyWhore:
  • Judge approves special prosecutor to investigate Jussie Smollett case

    06/21/2019 12:06:26 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 33 replies
    National review ^ | June 21, 2091 | Jack Crowe
    A Chicago judge appointed a special prosecutor on Friday to investigate Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s handling of the investigation into Jussie Smollett’s alleged hoax hate crime. Judge Michael Toomin said that Foxx’s unorthodox decision to drop all charges against Smollett absent an admission of guilt was within her authority, but suggested that her decision to hand the case over to her top deputy was improper. The special prosecutor may end up bringing charges against Smollett in connection with the staged hate crime, Toomin said. Former state appellate judge Sheila O’Brien petitioned for the appointment of a special prosecutor...
  • Virginia lieutenant gov calls for probe into sex assault claims against him

    06/13/2019 2:37:48 AM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    NY Post ^ | 6/12/19 | Joe Tacopino
    Virginia’s lieutenant governor is pushing to have sexual assault allegations against him investigated by district attorneys in the state, a report said Wednesday. Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax and his legal counsel sent letters to the Suffolk County and Durham County district attorney offices saying the allegations by Dr. Vanessa Tyson and Meredith Watson should be “promptly and fully” investigated, according to WWBT-TV. “If an investigation were to determine that the allegation is true, it should be criminally prosecuted. Conversely, if an investigation were to determine that the allegation is false, which Lt. Governor Fairfax is confident would be the conclusion...
  • Men are afraid to mentor women after #MeToo and it hurts us all: study

    05/17/2019 9:26:55 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 63 replies
    New York Post ^ | 05/17/2019 | By Rob Bailey-Millado
    Men are scared of women now. LeanIn.org and SurveyMonkey’s new #MentorHer poll reveals Friday that 60% of male managers report feeling “too nervous” about being accused of harassment to interact with women in “common workplace” activities such as mentoring, socializing and one-on-one meetings. That’s a 32% spike from 2018, with an additional 36% of men saying they now actively avoid women in junior-level positions — effectively chopping down their shot at climbing the corporate ladder. “The vast majority of managers and senior leaders are men,” says Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, SurveyMonkey board member and founder of LeanIn.Org, in a statement....
  • Washington Post: U.S. WWII Heroes Were Evil Because They Were ‘Racists’

    05/06/2019 2:22:14 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 54 replies
    The Lid ^ | 5/2/19 | Warner Todd Hudson
    The Washington Post is discounting America’s win in World War Two because American forces were all “racists.” I guess that we now have to delete America’s part in World War Two from the history books to suit liberal sensibilities just like we are erasing statues to military people all across the nation. The attack on the Allied Forces in WWII came in an idiotic liberal article with the unwieldy title of, “Allied leaders were anti-Nazi, but not anti-racist. We’re now paying the price for their failure.” The article by a foaming-at-the-mouth lib named John Broich — who claims to be...
  • Waters' Moment in Power: Confronting Trump, Inspiring Dems

    05/07/2019 10:21:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    U.S. News & World Report ^ | May 8, 2019 | Laurie Kellman, The Associated Press
    She's been called "Kerosene Maxine" and gaveled off the House floor for accusing Republican men of badgering women. She dismissed President Donald Trump and his allies as thugs and predicted his impeachment before he was sworn into office. No one, Maxine Waters once observed, should be surprised by her. But after nearly three decades in Congress, the 80-year-old California lawmaker is in an eye-opening role as the highest-ranking African American woman in the country. She's wielding the gavel of the bank-regulating Financial Services Committee with the power to investigate Trump where some say it counts most: his business dealings. The...
  • Sharia truth and the “Progressive Muslim” Feminist

    05/03/2019 5:14:11 AM PDT · by robowombat · 6 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | MAY 2, 2019 4:29 PM | ANDREW HARROD
    Sharia truth and the “Progressive Muslim” Feminist As a “Muslim feminist scholar,” Williams College Assistant Professor of Religion Saadia Yacoob has a “very complicated relationship” with her Islamic faith, as her Duke University dissertation explains. This research, the basis for an April 3 presentation at Georgetown University’s Saudi-funded Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding (ACMCU), reveals the chasm between her “progressivism” and historic Islamic orthodoxy. The leftist Jewish publication The Forward wrote over 15 years ago that Yacoob is a founder of the Progressive Muslims Network, whose members “appear to be working toward a new Islam.” She was...