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  • WATCH — Bronx Residents: Life Was Better Under Donald Trump; Democrats Have Used Us

    05/23/2024 2:07:01 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27
    Breitbart ^ | 05/23/2024 | HANNAH KNUDSEN
    Life was better in the Bronx when former President Donald Trump was in office, and Democrats have “used” them, some Bronx residents told Fox News in a series of interviews ahead of Trump’s historic rally in the Bronx. Fox News spoke to residents in the Bronx ahead of Trump’s Thursday rally, and there appeared to be a consensus: They are not happy with the way things are going under President Joe Biden’s leadership. One individual told Fox News it is 50-50, as some love Trump and others hate him, but he added that Trump is “better than Joe Biden.”
  • Harvard graduates walk out of commencement after weeks of protests

    05/23/2024 12:43:09 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/23/2024 | MIRANDA NAZZARO
    Hundreds of graduates at Harvard University walked out of their commencement Thursday after the school announced 13 students who participated in the recent pro-Palestinian protests on campus would not be allowed to receive their diplomas with fellow students. Groups of graduates walked out chanting “Free, Free Palestine” and “Let them walk, let them walk” in reference to the students barred from walking at the ceremony, The Associated Press reported. A total of more than 1,000 students participated in the walkout, according to the school’s protest groups.
  • Pinkerton: Like Reagan Before Him, Trump Barnstorms the Bronx

    05/23/2024 12:20:28 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/23/2024 | JAMES P. PINKERTON
    A Republican presidential challenger campaigning in the South Bronx against an inflation-ridden and unpopular Democratic incumbent. I’ve seen this show before. It was August 5, 1980, when Ronald Reagan, the GOP nominee against President Jimmy Carter, traveled to the troubled borough of New York City to deliver his message of “Make America Great Again.” It was, for sure, a raucous scene, plenty of Bronx cheering. Relying on a microphone to make himself heard, Reagan shouted, “I can’t do a damned thing for you if I don’t get elected!”
  • FReeper Uncle Miltie Volunteering for the Israeli Defense Forces: Week 1 Situation Report

    05/23/2024 12:12:58 PM PDT · by Uncle Miltie · 28 replies
    Sar-El ^ | 5/23/24 | Uncle Miltie
    I am in Israel for 3 weeks volunteering in logistics for the IDF through “Sar-El”. Many of you asked for regular Situation Reports, and this is my first one for the first week. Primer Please see my original post for why I’m here, and the nature of Sar-El: https://freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/4237961/posts Tel Aviv • Young: Tel Aviv is filled to the gills with young people. The ages on the street appear to be 20-35. If you’re a single Jew below 35 anywhere in the world, I recommend you RUN to Tel Aviv. The girls are extremely good looking, the weather is hot,...
  • Rare Tornado Hits Haiti, Injuring Dozens and Leaving Hundreds More Homeless

    05/23/2024 11:55:57 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/23/2024 | JOHN HAYWARD
    A rare tornado struck the northern Haitian community of Bassin-Bleu on Tuesday, injuring more than 50 people and leaving about 300 homeless, according to the United Nations Office for Humanitarian Affairs. Emergency response operations for the tornado continued through Thursday morning, and local officials warned of major disruptions to transportation and power in the area. Local officials said they might impose curfews, especially if more severe weather occurs. U.N. officials and local media said ten of the reported injuries were serious enough to require hospitalization. Heavy rains sweeping through much of Haiti hindered rescue efforts and could lead to floods...
  • Yellen urges ‘more ambitious’ G7 plans for Russian assets

    05/23/2024 11:43:33 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/23/2024 | AFP
    US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday urged G7 ministers meeting in Italy to consider “more ambitious options” to use frozen Russian assets to help Ukraine. The ministers and central bankers from the Group of Seven world powers are meeting in Stresa, on the shores of northern Italy’s Lake Maggiore, to prepare for a summit of G7 heads of state next month in Puglia. Yellen said the group would also discuss what Washington considers to be “overcapacity” of key green technologies from China such as electric vehicles, batteries and solar panels. Top of the agenda is a plan to finance...
  • Ocasio-Cortez mocks Trump over bad weather ahead of Bronx rally: ‘God is good’

    05/23/2024 10:59:10 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 63 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/23/2024 | Filip Timotija
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) mocked former President Trump over bad weather ahead of his Thursday rally in the Bronx. “God is Good 🙏🏽,” Ocasio-Cortez said in a Thursday post on the social media platform X. The New York Democrat replied to a post on X showcasing that the Crotona Park section of the Bronx, where the rally is slated to take place, had rain around 10 a.m. local time Thursday. The House progressive went after the former president earlier this week for doing a campaign rally in the South Bronx. She said he was holding it due to a “legal...
  • Pope Francis Lauds Gavin Newsom for Moratorium on Death Penalty

    05/23/2024 9:47:57 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/23/2024 | THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.
    ROME — Pope Francis congratulated California governor Gavin Newsom for his refusal to carry out the death penalty and for California’s leadership in fighting climate change, the governor’s office reported. “I was struck by how he immediately brought up the issue of the death penalty and how proud he was of the work we’re doing in California,” Newsom said after a May 16 meeting with the pontiff in the Vatican. “I was struck by that because I wasn’t anticipating that, especially in the context of this convening.” Shortly after his inauguration in 2019, Newsom issued an executive order imposing a...
  • Kinzinger Dismisses Haley’s Support for Trump as ‘Pathetic’

    05/23/2024 9:16:04 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/23/2024 | Simon Kent
    Former GOP presidential candidate Nikki Haley was dismissed as “pathetic” for saying Wednesday she plans to support former President Donald Trump over President Joe Biden in the general election come November, with erstwhile Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) delivering the character appraisal. “Not a surprise but: Pathetic,” the now CNN commentator wrote, in response to Haley saying she would vote for Trump, as reported by the Hill. His assessment followed other similar appraisals made in media outlets in the hours after she spoke. Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley dropped out of the Republican presidential primary race back in March handing...
  • Nolte: Doomed CNN’s Primetime Ratings Hit 33-Year Low

    05/23/2024 8:25:50 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/23/2024 | JOHN NOLTE
    “CNN suffered its worst ratings among primetime viewers in the most coveted demographic by advertisers” since 1991, reports the New York Post. Glorious. “The [disgraced] cable channel … drew just 83,000 viewers aged 25 to 54 during the week of May 13-19 from 8 to 11 p.m. — its lowest-rated week since 1991, according to Nielsen.” Glorious! “Fox News garnered more than twice the audience in the key demo, with 186,000 viewers, according to Nielsen. Left-leaning MSNBC was a distant second with 111,000, the data showed.” GLORIOUS. Struggling CNN dropped into fourth place behind Newsmax for prime time viewership ratings...
  • Haley says she will vote for Trump over Biden

    05/22/2024 2:13:45 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/22/2024 | JULIA MUELLER
    Video Player is loading. Advertisement: 0:24 Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Wednesday she’ll vote for former President Trump over President Biden this fall. “As a voter, I put my priorities on a president who’s going to have the backs of our allies and hold our enemies to account, who would secure the border, no more excuses. A president who would support capitalism and freedom, a president who understands we need less debt not more debt,” Haley said at the Hudson Institute, a conservative think tank. “Trump has not been perfect on these policies. I’ve made that clear many, many...
  • New images appear to show Trump valet Walt Nauta moving documents at Mar-a-Lago after subpoena

    05/22/2024 1:36:20 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 54 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/22/2024 | Ryan King
    Newly disclosed images show former President Donald Trump’s valet Walt Nauta moving boxes in Mar-a-Lago in June 2022, not long after investigators lodged a subpoena, according to prosecutors. The images came in a broader tranche of previously sealed filings that were made public Tuesday ahead of a Wednesday hearing on Nauta’s bid to toss out the indictment against him on the grounds of vindictive prosecution. Prosecutors allege that the boxes Nauta helped move contained classified information. A grand jury slapped a subpoena against Trump in May 2022 for all outstanding documents, and his attorney Christina Bobb later signed off the...
  • Bill Maher slams ‘cadaver-like’ Biden, implies ‘The View’ hosts ‘hate half the country’

    05/22/2024 12:23:38 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 32 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/22/2024 | Alexander Hall
    Bill Maher locked horns with the hosts of ABC’s “The View” on Tuesday, expressing how refusing to criticize President Biden risks sacrificing one’s integrity with their audience. “I’m nervous about saying anything against Biden, because I feel as though – not that I have so much power, and you have some more than I do, obviously – but are you afraid that you might, you know, influence the people who are on the fence?” co-host Joy Behar asked Maher. “I think you lose all credibility,” Maher replied. “I do. My bond with my audience has always been I don’t pull...
  • What we learned from the primaries in Georgia, Oregon and Kentucky

    05/22/2024 11:44:36 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/22/2024 | JULIA MUELLER
    A handful of states saw key primary contests on Tuesday, teeing up November matchups in closely watched House races and underscoring voter frustration with both President Biden and former President Trump. Biden and Trump sailed to wins in their respective presidential primaries in Oregon and Kentucky, but both White House hopefuls saw new iterations of protest votes that have cropped up throughout this cycle. In Kentucky, roughly 6 percent of the GOP primary vote went to Trump’s former rival Nikki Haley, who dropped out of the race weeks ago. She’s pulled in sizeable figures in several states as some Republicans...
  • White House Scrubs Joe Biden’s Transcript of Nine Embarrassing Errors, Gaffes

    05/22/2024 9:05:59 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/22/2024 | WENDELL HUSEBØ
    Aides to President Joe Biden corrected nine gaffes on a transcript of his speech delivered on Sunday, raising concerns about Biden’s fitness for office. The White House issued a total of 148 corrections to transcripts of his remarks between January and April, a Daily Caller analysis found. Biden, whom Special Counsel Robert Hur described as “an elderly man with a poor memory,” delivered the errors and gaffes while speaking to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Detroit, Michigan, on Sunday. Shortly after the speech, Biden’s aides began scrubbing the transcript to omit Biden’s comments about...
  • Mitch McConnell Allies Refuse to Say if They Would Support Donald Trump if He Is Convicted

    05/22/2024 8:34:16 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/22/2024 | WENDELL HUSEBØ
    Republican Senate allies of Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) recently refused to say if they would support former President Donald Trump if a Manhattan jury convicts him. Trump faces 34 charges of improper business record entries. He could see jail time. CNN’s Manu Raju asked establishment Republican senators if they would support Trump after a potential conviction. Sen. John Thune (R-SD), who wants to replace the outgoing McConnell as minority leader, said it depends but gave no guarantee. “We’ll see how the trial comes out. I’m not weighing in on that,” he said. Sen. James Lankford (R-OK), who recently tried to...
  • Comer compares Biden to Nixon over special counsel tapes

    05/22/2024 8:20:25 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/21/2024 | ALEX GANGITANO
    House Oversight and Accountability Committee Chair James Comer (R-Ky.) compared President Biden to former President Nixon over his handling of the special counsel tapes. Last week, the president invoked executive privilege to block House Republicans from obtaining audio recordings of his interviews with special counsel Robert Hur about his handling of classified documents, after the files had been subpoenaed by the House Judiciary and Oversight committees. Comer, in an interview with Newsmax on Tuesday, compared the move to Nixon’s refusal to release the tapes of recorded White House conversations relating to the cover-up of the break-in at the Watergate Hotel...
  • Kari Lake Gears Up for Close Race Against Pro-Amnesty Democrat

    05/22/2024 7:53:51 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/22/2024 | WENDELL HUSEBØ
    Kari Lake’s race for Arizona’s open Senate seat remains extremely competitive against radical leftist Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ). With just about six months until Election Day, Lake’s polling numbers show she continues to narrow Gallego’s shrinking lead. Gallego led by seven points in February, four points in March, and now leads by only two points in the latest poll for April — a statistical tie — Emerson polling found. Lake’s race is one of nine Senate races that will decide the balance of the Senate: Ohio, Montana, Wisconsin, Nevada, Arizona, Michigan, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Maryland. The map heavily favors...
  • UPenn student Eliana Atienza, left ‘homeless’ after she was suspended over anti-Israel camp, comes from wealthy family who boasts about lavish lifestyle

    05/22/2024 6:42:14 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 39 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/22/2024 | Alex Oliveira
    A University of Pennsylvania student who claimed she was left “homeless” when administrators kicked her off campus for participating in an anti-Israel encampment is the daughter of a wealthy Filipino family. Eliana Atienza, 19 — who told the Philadelphia Inquirer she had nobody to turn to for help in the US after she was kicked off campus in early May — is the daughter of Kim Atienza, a prominent media personality in the Philippines who is partial to showing off his extravagant lifestyle online. Her mother, Felicia Atienza, graduated from the Wharton business school and has served as the president...
  • Report: Most Aid Delivered to Gaza Via U.S. Pier Is Being Stolen

    05/22/2024 5:55:29 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/22/2024 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    Most of the aid being delivered to Gaza via the new “floating pier” constructed by the U.S. military is being stolen, according to reports. The pier, announced by President Joe Biden in his State of the Union address, was completed last week, and the Pentagon said Tuesday that 569 metric tons of aid had been brought ashore thus far. However, the Pentagon is unable to say how much, if any, of that aid has actually reached the organizations that are supposed to distribute it, as reports have emerged of Palestinians simply seizing aid from the back of delivery trucks.