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  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom seeks to add more illegal immigrants to state health care plan

    01/08/2019 1:58:44 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 17 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Jan 8, 2018 | By Valerie Richardson
    Newly sworn-in California Gov. Gavin Newsom, vowing to provide “sanctuary to all who seek it,” has proposed extending state health care coverage to more illegal immigrants living within the Golden State’s borders. Hours after assuming office, Mr. Newsom released sweeping health care proposals to raise the age limit for illegal aliens covered by Medi-Cal from 19 to 26, which would make California “the first state in the nation to cover young undocumented adults through a state Medicaid program,” according to a Monday release from the governor’s office. Mr. Newsom, who ran on a universal health care platform, also proposed expanding...
  • What would Mollie do? Slain student’s mom opens home to son of immigrants

    12/29/2018 7:36:03 AM PST · by conservative98 · 66 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 29, 2018 | Kathleen Joyce
    The mother of slain University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts opened up her home to the teenage son of Mexican immigrants who worked with the man suspected of killing her daughter and left the small town because they feared it was unsafe. Laura Calderwood took in Ulises Felix, 17, after his parents left Brooklyn, Iowa, according to the Washington Post. The man accused of killing 20-year-old Tibbetts, Cristhian Bahena Rivera, 24, worked with Felix’s parents at a dairy farm in the small town. Felix said his mother cooked for Rivera and his cousin dated the suspect. Rivera and Felix’s cousin,...
  • Kevin de Leon, Author of Sanctuary City Bill, Offer Condolences To Dead Officer

    12/29/2018 10:23:51 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 64 replies
    Kevin de LeĎŚn @kdeleon Deepest condolences to the family of Cpl. Ronil Singh of the Newman Police Department. Our hearts are heavy during this holiday season. You truly lived the American Dream.
  • Sheila Jackson-Lee Quietly Introduces Bill To BLOCK Taxpayer Money From Building The Wall

    12/28/2018 6:36:46 AM PST · by stars & stripes forever · 62 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 12/27/2018 | Patrick Howley
    Democrat congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee quietly introduced a bill called the “Protect American Taxpayers and Secure Border Act.” The bill, with a title that means the exact opposite of what it proposes, was introduced on December 19 and now sits in the House Judiciary and Homeland Security committees. Here is the text of the bill...
  • Oakland mayor insists she 'did the right thing' in tipping off illegal immigrants about ICE raid

    12/28/2018 8:59:43 AM PST · by ETL · 62 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Dec 28, 2018 | Lukas Mikelionis | Fox News
    Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf -- who once warned Northern California residents about an impending ICE raid -- said she has “no regrets” for her actions and said the federal immigration agency “has gone astray.” “I have no regrets, none. The more time goes by, the more certain I feel that I did the right thing in standing up for our community and pointing out our values are not aligned with our laws,” Schaff told BuzzFeed in an interview. “That’s hopefully the message that is sent out.” "I have no regrets, none. The more time goes by, the more certain I...
  • Democrats Stand With Foreign Rioters

    11/29/2018 4:52:09 AM PST · by SJackson · 13 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | November 29, 2018 | Michael Cutler
    They challenge the use of teargas by border patrol agents under attack. The news footage of the thousands of members of the “migrant” caravan showed young men throwing rocks at U.S. Border Patrol agents and attempting to charge the U.S./Mexican border.  The Border Patrol agents were clearly under attack and had only two courses of action to take. The beleaguered agents could step aside or even retreat and permit their positions to be overrun by hundreds or even thousands of illegal aliens among whom are likely criminals, gang members and even those affiliated with terrorism, who would then disperse into...
  • Senator Murray Reiterates Call to Send Troops at Southern U.S. Border Home Immediately

    11/26/2018 6:09:24 PM PST · by mdittmar · 36 replies
    U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) ^ | Nov 22 2018 | U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)
    News Releases Senator Murray Reiterates Call to Send Troops at Southern U.S. Border Home Immediately Nov 22 2018 (Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) released the following statement: “Instead of being at home with their loved ones, today thousands of U.S. servicemen and women, including a number of soldiers from JBLM, are spending the Thanksgiving holiday on an unnecessary deployment on the Southern U.S. border at the behest of President Trump. I reiterate my call to end this operation immediately, and to stop using troops and taxpayer dollars to fulfill what appears to be nothing more than...
  • In the United States, right-wing violence is on the rise

    11/25/2018 7:52:03 PM PST · by Musket · 102 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 11-25-2018 | Wesley Lowery, Kimberly Kindy, Andrew Tran
    Over the past decade, attackers motivated by right-wing political ideologies have committed dozens of shootings, bombings and other acts of violence, far more than any other category of domestic extremist, according to a Washington Post analysis of data on global terrorism.
  • As Midterm Vote Nears, Trump Reprises a Favorite Message: Fear Immigrants

    11/01/2018 6:26:18 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 30 replies
    The New York Slimes ^ | 01 NOV 2018 | Michael D. Shear and Julie Hirschfeld Davis
    WASHINGTON — President Trump’s closing argument is now clear: Build tent cities for migrants. End birthright citizenship. Fear the caravan. Send active-duty troops to the border. Refuse asylum. Immigration has been the animating issue of the Trump presidency, and now — with the possibility that Republicans could face significant losses in the midterm elections on Tuesday — the president has fully embraced a dark, anti-immigrant message in the hope that stoking fear will motivate voters to reject Democrats. In a rambling speech on Thursday afternoon that was riddled with falsehoods and vague promises to confront a “crisis” at the border,...
  • Jennings & Wallace - Journalists First, Americans Second

    10/29/2018 7:00:58 PM PDT · by Mean Daddy · 10 replies
    The link is to a Columbia University debate where Peter Jennings and Mike Wallace argue that their duty is to cover the news at the risk of the American troops they're embedded with.Watch to the very end where a Marine officer talks about the journalists being in danger but he's expected to rescue them and put his men's lives in danger, but he will do it.This is the crap we've been dealing with since the 1960's.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGg_dpGhlf0
  • CNN's Jim Acosta says Trump encourages 'mob rule and mob tactics'

    10/08/2018 6:33:53 PM PDT · by FrankLea · 58 replies
    Trending Views ^ | 10/08/2018 | Frank
    CNN's Jim Acosta: "...the president knows what mob rule and mob tactics look like because he encourages them himself." - This is a news video from television.
  • Demise of print newspapers may have far-reaching consequences for communities and the nation

    08/18/2018 7:52:17 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 66 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 18, 2018 | Richard Benedetto
    For those of us who still love getting our news from newspapers, those inky, crinkly, thin sheets of wood pulp you hold in your hands and read, these indeed are sad times. Print newspapers, thanks in large part to the meteoric rise of smartphones and online and social media, are in serious decline. [Snip] Many media analysts believe it won’t be long before print newspapers disappear. If it happens, they in large part will be devoured by a voracious horde of online and social media, many of which have little respect for the notion that the first function of news...
  • Pretrial Release Is Wrong. Terrorism Is Clearly A Danger To The Community.

    08/15/2018 5:35:18 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 15, 2018 | Marina Medvin
    About a week ago, authorities responded to a report of children living in New Mexico in filthy conditions, starving, and exposed to physical dangers. What authorities found was even more disturbing: an “extremist Muslim” compound where children were being tortured, brainwashed and trained to kill teachers, law enforcement and others with whom the Islamists didn't agree. On Monday, Judge Sarah Backus, an elected Democrat, released the five adult men and women responsible for running this operation, on bail. She explained that although she was concerned by “troubling facts” and that these people were "living in a very unconventional way,” prosecutors did...
  • Media to Organize Day of Anti-Trump Editorials

    08/12/2018 12:18:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | August 12, 2018 | David Horowitz
    I'm confused. How is this different than every other day in the media? "The dirty war on the free press must end." That's the idea behind an unusual editorial-writing initiative that has enlisted scores of newspapers across America. Unusual? That's been the same theme that the media has been putting out for a few weeks. The Boston Globe has been contacting newspaper editorial boards and proposing a "coordinated response" to President Trump's escalating "enemy of the people" rhetoric. There's been a coordinated campaign against Republicans by the media for around 90 years. "We propose to publish an editorial on August...
  • Google Refuses To Assist U.S. Military, Bends Over For China’s Communist Censors

    08/06/2018 1:27:44 PM PDT · by detective · 16 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 6, 2018 | Helen Raleigh
    Besides clearly showing the company is willing to put profit above doing what's right, their decision to censor their search engine in China is likely to threaten their bottom line in the long run. Should Google change its famous motto “Don’t be evil” to something like “Don’t be evil when it’s convenient, but it’s okay to be evil when it means new markets and more profit?” The question is pertinent, because The Intercept has reported that Google plans to launch a censored version of its search engine in China in the next six to eight months, pending the approval of...
  • President Trump on Fake News => Can cause War; very dangerous & sick

    08/05/2018 5:24:20 AM PDT · by Ken H · 32 replies
    Twitter ^ | August 05, 2018 | President Donald J Trump
    @realDonaldTrump The Fake News hates me saying that they are the Enemy of the People only because they know it’s TRUE. I am providing a great service by explaining this to the American People. They purposely cause great division & distrust. They can also cause War! They are very dangerous & sick! 7:38 AM · Aug 5, 2018
  • TRUMP TWEET: Too bad a large portion of the Media refuses to report the lies and corruption <tr>

    08/05/2018 6:19:02 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 34 replies
    Too bad a large portion of the Media refuses to report the lies and corruption having to do with the Rigged Witch Hunt - but that is why we call them FAKE NEWS!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 5, 2018
  • What Ken Burns Omits From The Vietnam War

    05/05/2018 8:52:15 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 62 replies
    providencemag ^ | May 2, 2018 | Mark Moyar
    Jim Webb, the decorated Vietnam combat veteran, writer, and former US senator, wrote “Heroes of the Vietnam Generation,”which pairs well with an earlier essay, “Peace? Defeat? What Did the Vietnam War Protesters Want?,” published by the American Enterprise Institute, in 1997. Both are very useful, especially for those who didn’t live through the Vietnam era, for understanding some of that generation’s dynamics. Webb discusses how it was really the first time in US history when a lot of people argued not going into the military was actually a good thing, and this sentiment has guided how a lot of people...
  • Durbin Apologizes for Remarks on Abuse (Flashback)

    01/15/2018 4:17:36 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 22, 2005 | Shailagh Murray
    Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) yesterday offered a tearful apology on the Senate floor for comparing the alleged abuse of prisoners by American troops to techniques used by the Nazis, the Soviets and the Khmer Rouge, as he sought to quell a frenzy of Republican-led criticism. Durbin, the Democratic whip, acknowledged that "more than most people, a senator lives by his words" but that "occasionally words will fail us and occasionally we will fail words." Choking up, he said: "Some may believe that my remarks crossed the line. To them, I extend my heartfelt apologies." He singled out the victims...
  • Chelsea Manning files to run as Democrat for US Senate in Maryland...

    01/14/2018 12:21:29 AM PST · by caww · 48 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Jan. 13. 2018 | Martin Pengelly
    Chelsea Manning, the former US army private who was imprisoned for passing information to WikiLeaks, has filed to run for a seat in the US Senate.... federal election filing, made on Thursday, confirmed Manning’s intention to run in the November elections as a Democrat. Manning, now 30, was sentenced in 2013 to 35 years in jail, for her part in the 2010 leak of more than 700,000 documents and videos to news outlets including the Guardian and the New York Times....Manning, who was formerly known as Bradley and who attempted suicide while in prison, is now a writer and activist...