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  • Bernie Sanders Sides with Mitt Romney: ‘He Is Right’ in Blasting GOP Colleagues Who Plan to Object to Certification

    01/04/2021 10:36:40 AM PST · by rktman · 23 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 1/4/2021 | Hannah Bleau
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) announced Sunday that he agrees with Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) following the Republican’s statement blasting his GOP colleagues, who plan to object to the Electoral College votes in disputed states on January 6. “I don’t often agree with Sen. Mitt Romney,” Sanders began.
  • 5 times anti-Christian sentiment manifested on campus in 2020

    01/02/2021 8:12:16 AM PST · by george76 · 15 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | January 1, 2021 | Benjamin Zeisloft
    Over the years, Campus Reform has reported on hundreds of instances of anti-Christian sentiment at American universities. Here are five of the worst instances from this year. 1. Harvard University. Harvard Law professor Elizabeth Bartholet called for a ban on homeschooling, decrying “conservative Christians” in the process. In a Harvard Gazette interview entitled “A warning on homeschooling,” Bartholet attributed rising interest in homeschooling to the “growth in the conservative evangelical movement,” stating that “conservative Christians” use the practice to “escape from the secular education in public schools,” after a failed effort “to have their children exempted from exposure to alternative...
  • Bernie is demanding a vote on $2k checks

    12/28/2020 5:56:32 PM PST · by RandFan · 21 replies
    Chad Pergram ^ | Dec 28 | Chad Pergram
    @ChadPergram 1) Sen Sanders: The House has passed a $2,000 direct payment for working people. It is time for the Senate to act...I'm going to object until we get a vote on legislation to provide a $2,000 direct payment to the working class. 2) Sanders: Let me be clear: If Senator McConnell doesn't agree to an up or down vote to provide the working people of our country a $2,000 direct payment, Congress will not be going home for New Year's Eve. Let's do our job.
  • Trump admin withholds $200M from California for violating consciences on abortion

    12/16/2020 8:23:06 PM PST · by xomething · 6 replies
    lifesitenews ^ | 12/16/2020 | Doug Mainwaring
    The Department of Justice is also suing a Vermont hospital for forcing a nurse to participate in the killing of an unborn child. WASHINGTON, D.C., December 16, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — Today, the Trump administration unveiled steps that the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) are taking to enforce federal conscience protection laws by holding California and Vermont officials accountable for anti-life discrimination. The announcement was made during “Life Is Winning: Celebrating 4 Years of Pro-Life Accomplishments,” an event hosted by Vice President Mike Pence at the White House, highlighting the many...
  • Sanders wants a $1,200 payment for every worker

    12/11/2020 6:19:45 AM PST · by RandFan · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | Dec 10 | Sen. Bernie Sanders
    Sen. Bernie Sanders: "I am going to do everything that I can to insist that we make sure that every working person in this country gets a $1,200 direct payment, and we're not going to go home until that happens."
  • GOP Rep.-Elect Has a Very Creative Way to Bypass Restrictions on Gatherings for Thanksgiving

    11/26/2020 3:09:59 PM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 26, 2020 | Leah Barkoukis
    Governors across the country have placed restrictions on residents ahead of Thanksgiving in a purported effort to curb the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. In Colorado, there’s a 10-person limit on gatherings, but GOP Rep.-elect Lauren Boebert has found a workaround. Rather than hosting a dinner, she’s having a “funeral” for the dead turkey. “In Colorado, Thanksgiving is limited to 10 people, but funerals are limited to 30,” she told Fox News. “So I’m going to have a peaceful funeral for a turkey and have about 30 people at my house.” Garfield County, Colorado, where Boebert resides, is under a...
  • Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf to join NJ, NY governors in ‘emergency summit' to discuss more possible COVID-19 restrictions

    11/13/2020 6:47:51 PM PST · by lightman · 62 replies
    Pennlive ^ | 13 November A.D. 2020 | Brent Johnson
    Gov. Tom Wolf will meet with the governors of New York, New Jersey and other northeastern states this weekend to discuss possibly coordinating new restrictions to help curb COVID-19 spread as as a second wave of the coronavirus grips the region. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the “emergency summit” on Friday. Gov. Phil Murphy’s office confirmed the meeting to NJ Advance Media, saying the discussion will be held virtually. “Governor Murphy looks forward to continuing our work with our regional partners to address the public health crisis,” spokesman Mahen Gunaratna said. The summit will also include the governors of...
  • Kamala Harris: Restore Aid to Palestinians, Reopen U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem, PLO Office in D.C.

    10/31/2020 1:40:52 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 30 2020 | PENNY STARR
    Democrat vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) made an unannounced stop in Metro Detroit, Michigan, last weekend and followed up with an interview with Dearborn-based Arab American News published Wednesday, where she shared her support for reinstating aid to Palestinians in Israel, and for reoopening the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) mission office in Washington, DC, and the U.S. consulate in Jerusalem. Harris said of herself and Democrat presidential candidate former vice president Joe Biden: oe and I also believe in the worth and value of every Palestinian and every Israeli and we will work to ensure that Palestinians and...
  • Bernie Sanders claims authoritarianism is on the rise in Israel

    10/30/2020 7:03:03 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 17 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/10/20 | Ben Sales
    In a speech about the dangers of bigotry at a memorial for the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, Bernie Sanders included Israel in a list of countries where he claims authoritarianism is rising. Sanders, the democratic socialist Vermont senator, was the keynote speaker at a virtual memorial event hosted by Bend The Arc, a left-wing Jewish advocacy group. The event, held a day after the two-year anniversary of the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh in which 11 Jews were killed, centered on warning of the dangerous effects of white supremacy and xenophobia. Sanders spoke about how relatives of his were murdered in...
  • Man Plots to Kill Biden, NPR Omits From Story That He Was Bernie Bro With Books on Islam

    10/26/2020 2:30:22 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 16 replies
    PJ Media ^ | OCT 25, 2020 | ROBERT SPENCER
    Treisman is not a Trumper, but one of the Left, a supporter of Bernie Sanders. The HuffPo, like NPR, doesn’t bother to inform its readers about this at all. Buried in the fifteenth paragraph of the Washington Post story on Treisman is the salient fact that this psychopath himself explained that he wanted to kill Biden in order to “save bernie [sic].” Treisman wrote on the Internet platform iFunny: “If anything I have to save bernie.” Then he wondered on the same platform: “should I kill joe biden?” But most of those who are imagining a MAGA hat on Treisman...
  • Trump Continues to Hurl Monkey Wrenches into the Gears of the Democrats’ Political Machine

    10/26/2020 7:00:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | October 26, 2020 | William Sullivan
    Going back to (at least) the technocratic and ambitious FDR, American Democrats have believed that federal government eggheads are best suited to manage most things, including mundane things like ensuring healthcare or housing, for everyone. But as a rule, Democrats have always had a very nuanced way of presenting such policies to the American people. In other words, socialists in America have been most successful when they don’t tell Americans that what’s being offered to them is socialism. The old guard of the Democrat party, which Joe Biden represents, has long understood that. The radical Bernie Sanders wing of the...
  • The Biden Family Green New Deal

    10/25/2020 9:09:42 AM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/24/2020 | Paul Driessen
    Some 90% of all U.S. wells are now hydraulically fractured. Fracked wells in shale formations open up vast supplies of oil, natural gas and petroleum liquids that previously were locked up and inaccessible. Fracking conventional wells expands and prolongs production, leaving less energy in the ground. Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, AOC, the Democrat Party and U.S. environmentalists are determined to make climate change, the Green New Deal, and replacing fossil fuels with wind, solar, battery and biofuel power the centerpiece of their foreign and domestic policies. They would ban fracking outright – or price and restrict it out of existence...
  • Bernie Bro with Van Full of Guns and Explosives Plotted to Assassinate Biden. Media Buries the Lede, as Usual

    10/24/2020 7:56:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/24/2020 | Jim Treacher
    Alexander Hillel Treisman Most of the time, the media doesn’t outright lie to you. Yeah, every once in a while they’ll blurt out a huge whopper (“Russian collusion”), but usually it’s more subtle than that. They’ll give you the facts, but they’ll emphasize some facts over others to preserve the narrative they’re selling. They’ll lie by omission. They’ll distract you with trivia while the real story slips by you unnoticed. For example, did you hear about the guy they just arrested in North Carolina for plotting to kill Joe Biden? Do you think you know why he wanted to do...
  • VIDEO: Car Crosses International Border Illegally by Driving Through Vermont Man's Yard

    10/21/2020 8:43:32 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    KSBW ^ | 10/19
    Federal authorities are investigating after a car drove across the U.S.— Canada border illegally, by crashing through a Vermont man's yard. Alain De La Bruere's home security cameras captured the incident Saturday morning as the car drove across the border from Stanstead, Quebec, and right into his yard. "I just couldn't believe it. It's like it doesn't — I always look for wild game, it's always kinda neat to see the deer, different wild game crossing over but I never expected right at 10:30 in the morning, somebody trying to break through the border," De La Bruere said. The Derby,...
  • Legislation in Vermont Would Give Free Condoms to Kids as Young as 11-Years-Old

    10/19/2020 4:50:31 AM PDT · by xomething · 16 replies
    lifenews ^ | 10/16/2020 | micaiah bilger
    A new Vermont law, supported by the abortion chain Planned Parenthood, mandates that every middle and high school provide free condoms to students as young as 11. ADVERTISEMENT Fox News reports Republican Gov. Phil Scott signed the law Oct. 5 despite major concerns from parents and pro-lifers about sexual abuse of young children.“There should be concern when there is evidence that a child is engaged in a sexual relationship — such as when a 12-year old seeks out condoms,” said Sharon Toborg, a policy analyst for the Vermont Right to Life Committee. “Yet instead of strengthening efforts to identify children who are...
  • Bernie Sanders Humiliated After Throwing ‘Rally’ for Joe Biden

    10/07/2020 7:47:04 AM PDT · by Steve1999 · 51 replies
    NN ^ | 10-07-20 | Jay Greenberg
    Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) was humiliated after throwing a "rally" in support of Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden that saw only a handful of people show up. Images of the event appear to show a small number of people scattered across an empty field filled with "Biden - Harris" signs.
  • What Sanders Gets Wrong About Biden's 'Centrism'

    10/02/2020 8:43:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 2, 2020 | Sally Pipes
    Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is none too pleased with the direction of Joe Biden's bid for the White House. According to a report from earlier this month, Sen. Sanders has privately criticized the Democratic presidential nominee for being too moderate and failing to emphasize the progressive policies at the heart of his campaign. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., echoed Sanders's concerns in a recent interview. This supposed flap between Biden and some of his party's progressive luminaries is about style rather than substance. The former vice president's proposed policy agenda is further to the left than any Democratic nominee in American...
  • Why didn’t Biden condemn Antifa and Bernie Sanders?

    10/02/2020 11:15:47 AM PDT · by yoe · 8 replies
    Hot Air ^ | October 2, 2020 | James Freeman
    Why is Mr. Biden not making more of an effort to distance himself from violent leftist radicals?To this point he’s been notable for going further than any Democratic nominee since George McGovern in 1972 in embracing nonviolent political radicals. For decades, leading Democrats blocked the anti-liberty advocate Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont from any influential role in policy making because the party and its voters embraced liberalism, not Marxism. Four years ago, Hillary Clinton defeated Mr. Sanders in a relatively close presidential nomination contest, but she never asked him to co-author her policy agenda. Long an admirer of the impoverished...
  • Joe Biden calls Bernie Sanders 'a socialist' - and points out that he beat him as Democrat tells swing voters at town hall that he WON'T swing far left (on day senator hits trail in crucial Michigan)

    10/05/2020 11:04:45 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 30 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 06 2020 | NIKKI SCHWAB
    Joe Biden pointed out that he beat 'a socialist' - a dig at his former rival Bernie Sanders - as he tried to tried to capture the vote of Florida's swing state voters with Cuban and Venezuelen roots. 'Look, I'm the guy that ran against a socialist,' Biden said at Monday night's NBC News town hall. 'Remember, I got in trouble with the whole campaign, 20-something candidates? Joe Biden was too centrist, too moderate, too straightforward. That was Joe Biden.' Biden's retort came the same day that Sanders was back on the campaign trail for the Biden-Harris ticket, stumping for...
  • Dan Bongino: NYC Crime Wave Is ‘The Most Predictable Public Safety Crisis In Human History’

    10/05/2020 4:45:47 AM PDT · by george76 · 8 replies
    Fox News - Daily Caller ^ | October 04, 2020 | VIRGINIA KRUTA
    Former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino said Sunday that a rash of crimes in New York City amounted to “the most predictable public safety crisis in human history.” Bongino, who also previously served with the New York Police Department, told “Fox & Friends” host Pete Hegseth that the increase in crime was the logical result of policies that put criminals back out on the streets rather than behind bars. ... We’re gonna let more criminals out of jail and we’re stunned criminals do criminal stuff when they’re out of jail,” Bongino continued, saying that law enforcement policies had been very...