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  • ‘Antifa’ Grows as Left-Wing Faction Set to, Literally, Fight the Far Right

    08/21/2017 3:01:58 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 2 replies
    <p>OAKLAND, Calif. — Last weekend, when a 27-year-old bike messenger showed up at the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va., he came ready for battle. He joined a human chain that stretched in front of Emancipation Park and linked his arms with others, blocking waves of white supremacists — some of them in full Nazi regalia — from entering.</p>
  • Vanity: 108% of Eligible Voters Voted in California's 2016 Presidential Election

    08/21/2017 2:52:43 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 4 replies
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  • Declare George Soros A Terrorist And Seize All Of His Organizations Assets

    08/21/2017 2:43:07 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 4 replies
    The White House Petition ^ | 08/20/17 | E.B.
    Whereas George Soros has willfully and on an ongoing basis attempted to destabilize and otherwise commit acts of sedition against the United States and its citizens, has created and funded dozens (and probably hundreds) of discrete organizations whose sole purpose is to apply Alinsky model terrorist tactics to facilitate the collapse of the systems and Constitutional government of the United State, and has developed unhealthy and undue influence over the entire Democrat Party and a large portion of the US Federal government, the DOJ should immediately declare George Soros and all of his organizations and staff members to be domestic...
  • Why Do White People Want Me to Call Them Racist?

    08/20/2017 11:40:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    AUGUST 18, 2017 | ISSAC J. BAILEY
    Why Do White People Want Me to Call Them Racist?
  • Mike Huckabee to Trump: Make Democrats 'eat' the fact they erected many Confederate monuments

    08/20/2017 10:05:34 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 22 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 08/20/2017 | Naomi Lim
    Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee said Sunday that President Trump should make "Democrats eat the fact" they erected many of the Confederate monuments they are now saying should be removed. "Let's make the Democrats eat the fact that it was Democrats who built those statues," Huckabee told Fox News on "Sunday Morning Futures." Huckabee accused Democrats of resisting racial equality "all the way up through" the 1960s and called on them to stop hosting "Jefferson-Jackson Dinners" because they celebrate slave-owning presidents. Democratic organizations routinely hold the dinners, which honor the party's co-founders, as fundraising opportunities. "Let's make them remember their...
  • Go Soak Your Head Mitt Romney

    08/20/2017 9:55:22 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 15 replies
    Sedona Eye ^ | Aug 18 2017 | Dale Gohr
    Mr. Mitt Romney, CNN reported Mitt Romney called on President Donald Trump Friday (August 18) to apologize for his comments about Charlottesville, Virginia. I see on the current on-line commentary about your criticism of President Trump and his initial and follow-up comments about the Charlottesville, Virginia fiasco and it is beyond reprehensible for you to make your comments; distorting the truth about the situation AND President Trump’s statements about it. You, Sir, are a blatant disaster and you make me sick, in part, because I voted for you twice.
  • Will Hurd’s Guide to Running as a Republican in 2018

    08/20/2017 9:26:59 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    During a tour of Dairy Queens in his district, the West Texas congressman offered a master class in the rhetorical skills many Republicans are going to need this cycle.It’s the best of times and the worst of times to be Will Hurd, the Republican who represents the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, a giant swath of Texas that stretches from San Antonio some 550 miles to El Paso and includes more than one-third of the U.S.-Mexico border. Predominantly poor, rural and Hispanic, the 23rd has been the only truly competitive congressional district in Texas for several election cycles. Since 2006,...
  • Al-Qaeda to U.S. Muslims: 'No Escape from Coming Confrontation' to Avoid 'Concentration Camps'

    08/20/2017 8:14:16 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 27 replies
    PJ Media ^ | Bridget Johnson
    An al-Qaeda leader warned American Muslims that they're headed for "concentration camps" unless they pick up arms and fight, quoting late American al-Qaeda recruiter Anwar al-Awlaki stating that "surely your situation is becoming similar to that of the embattled Muslim community of Spain after the fall of Grenada." Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb leader Abu Musab Abdel Wadoud, aka Algerian Abdelmalek Droukdel, made the comments in this week's new issue of the English-language Inspire magazine from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, which included a lengthy how-to on attacking the train system with a homemade derailment tool placed on the tracks....
  • These are the mainstream conservatives on CNN's 'hate group' list

    08/20/2017 7:35:16 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 29 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 08/19/2017 | Jordan Schachtel
    CNN has published a list of “hate groups” currently operating in the United States, relying on an extremely partisan analysis from the far-left Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). Several truly extremist groups populate the list, such as the Ku Klux Klan, New Black Panthers, Nation of Islam, and others. But along with the neo-Nazi and Islamic extremist groups on the list, the SPLC has lumped in as “hate groups” mainstream, well-known conservative individuals and organizations who merely speak out about the threat of radical Islam. Here are some that were included on the list. On the “hate group” list David...
  • Chief Obamacare Architect Sacked After Fraudulent Billing Investigation

    08/20/2017 7:29:03 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 28 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/20/2017 | Eric Owens
    Vermont’s Attorney General has settled the state’s claims of fraud against Jonathan Gruber, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor who served as a technical consultant for President Barack Obama and as one of the chief architects of Obamacare. Under the terms of the settlement, Gruber will no longer work as a taxpayer-funded economic consultant for the state’s health care system and he won’t seek to be paid any money he might be owed, reports the Rutland Herald, a Vermont newspaper. For its part under the agreement, the Vermont’s attorney general will not pursue legal action under the Vermont Civil False...
  • Missouri Democratic State Senator Apologizes For Hoping Trump Is Assassinated

    08/20/2017 7:17:14 PM PDT · by KyCats · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | 20August2017 | Fox News
    Amid calls for her resignation, a Democratic state senator in Missouri on Sunday said she made a mistake for posting on Facebook Thursday that she hopes President Donald Trump is assassinated. State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal — who has said she isn’t resigning over the post — apologized at a press conference streamed live on the Facebook page of the Clayton Times, a St. Louis County newspaper.
  • Duke University removes contentious Confederate statue after vandalism

    08/20/2017 6:55:11 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 37 replies
    Duke University removed a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from the entrance of a chapel on the Durham, North Carolina, campus, officials said on Saturday, days after it was vandalized. The decision to take down the statue followed discussions among students, faculty, staff and alumni about maintaining safety on campus, university President Vincent E. Price said in a statement. "I took this course of action to protect Duke Chapel, to ensure the vital safety of students and community members who worship there, and above all to express the deep and abiding values of our university," Price said. The...
  • Blonde women in Trump gear TRIGGER students at Howard University

    08/20/2017 6:45:22 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 68 replies
    A group of white women, some of whom were wearing Trump gear, triggered the Howard University community over the weekend when they dared attempt to eat lunch in the school’s cafeteria, according to posts on Twitter:
  • Philippines may get $433-M grant from US next year

    08/20/2017 6:14:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Philippine Star ^ | August 19, 2017 | Helen Flores and Mary Grace Padin
    MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines may receive grants amounting to $433 million from the United States’ Millennium Challenge Corp. (MCC) starting next year owing to apparent improvements in governance and other key indicators. In a report released last Wednesday, the MCC included the Philippines in a list of candidate-countries under the “low income” category eligible to receive assistance for 2018. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III welcomed the development. But should the MCC decide to push through with the grant­, he said the Philippine government would still need to go over the conditions set by the agency under the compact and...
  • 'They wear the cap': Ex-GOP congressman rips members who are silent on KKK

    08/20/2017 6:09:31 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 65 replies
    Yahoo ^ | August 20, 2017 | Dylan Stableford
    A former Republican congressman [J.C. Watts] says current members who have chosen to stay silent in the wake of President Trump’s failure to clearly and unequivocally condemn white supremacists for the violence in Charlottesville, Va., last week are silently endorsing a racist view.
  • When Liberals Club People, It's With Love In Their Hearts. (The newest "ripper" from Ann Coulter)

    08/20/2017 6:07:35 PM PDT · by Strac6 · 44 replies
    Apparently, as long as violent leftists label their victims "fascists," they are free to set fires, smash windows and beat civilians bloody. No police officer will stop them. They have carte blanche to physically assault anyone they disapprove of, including Charles Murray, Heather Mac Donald, Ben Shapiro, me and Milo Yiannopoulos, as well as anyone who wanted to hear us speak. Even far-left liberals like Evergreen State professor Bret Weinstein will be stripped of police protection solely because the mob called him a "racist." If the liberal shock troops deem local Republicans "Nazis" -- because some of them support the...
  • New York Times Applauds Far-Left Violence

    08/20/2017 5:57:47 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 32 replies
    PowerLine ^ | 08/20/2017 | John Hinderaker
    New York Times reporters Thomas Fuller, Alan Feuer and Serge Kovaleski are responsible for this admiring profile of the far-left Brownshirts called antifa: “‘Antifa’ members are ready to literally fight right-wingers.” "Members of antifa have shown no qualms about using their fists, sticks or canisters of pepper spray to meet an array of right-wing antagonists whom they call a fascist threat to U.S. democracy." Is antifa violent? Well, that depends on what the meaning of “violent” is: “You need violence in order to protect nonviolence,” she said. “That’s what’s very obviously necessary right now.” *** “When you look at this...
  • A Deal Breaker for Trump’s Supporters? Nope. Not This Time, Either. [Winning!]

    08/20/2017 4:57:35 PM PDT · by HokieMom · 14 replies
    NYT ^ | AUG. 19, 2017 | By SABRINA TAVERNISE
    Parson Hicks, 35, a strong supporter of President Trump, dismissed the moral outrage at his remarks about violence in Charlottesville, Va., over the past week. Credit M. Scott Brauer for The New York Times For Parson Hicks, a health care finance executive who supports President Trump, this past week has felt a little like déjà vu. Mr. Trump says something. His opponents howl and then predict, with certainty, a point of no return. The last time this happened, she said, was in October with the notorious “Access Hollywood” recording of Mr. Trump talking lewdly about women. His opponents were...
  • Dean: If You Vote GOP in 2018, Then You Support a Racist in the White House

    08/20/2017 5:32:08 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 79 replies
    FOX News ^ | 08/20/2017 | na
    Howard Dean lumped white supremacists and the GOP together when he warned voters not to vote for racists. "If you want to vote for a racist in the White House, then you better vote for Republicans," the former governor of Vermont said on MSNBC on Saturday. Dean stated that Trump has "no moral character" but added that he is in the minority since "there’s a lot more decent Americans than there are the kind of people who were supporting the folks in Charlottesville." "Today in the 2018 elections, if you vote for a Republican, you’re supporting Donald Trump. This has...
  • Replacing the Republican Party

    08/20/2017 5:29:41 PM PDT · by Mafe · 20 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 20, 2017 | Angelo M. Codevilla
    Having refused to repeal Obamacare, the Republican Party is dead, as was the Whig Party in 1854 after it colluded in the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act which opened these territories to slavery. Republican majorities in both Houses of Congress as well as control of legislatures and governorships in 26 states veil the fact that, in 2017, there are no longer reasons to vote Republican any more than there were to vote Whig after 1854. The Republican Party’s successes in recent electoral cycles were due to the American people’s desire not to be governed by a ruling class, headed by...