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  • Cher Helps Hillary Clinton Raise $1.5M at Cape Cod Fundraiser(PUKE alert!)

    08/22/2016 8:56:42 AM PDT · by rktman · 60 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/22/2016 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Pop icon and prolific tweeter Cher hosted a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton on Cape Cod Sunday that reportedly raised more than $1.5 million for the Democratic presidential nominee’s campaign. Approximately 1,000 people attended the “summer celebration” event at the Pilgrim Monument & Museum in Provincetown, including the 70-year-old “Believe” singer, who did not perform, according to the Cape Cod Times. In her signature emoji-heavy tweeting style, the singer praised Clinton’s speech at the event in two posts late Sunday night and early Monday morning. BOY AM I OUT OF LOOP😱HILL GAVE"GREAT SPEECH" 2🌞‼ ️GREAT 2B W/HER👏🏻 Said It B4… Don't...
  • New Black Panthers Kick Out Former Leader For Softening Anti-Police Rhetoric

    08/14/2016 8:34:48 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 8/14/2016 | Christian Datoc
    The Tampa chapter of the New Black Panther Party has made an official decision to kick out one of its members after he gave a recent television interview in which he stated his opinion of police had changed. In his interview with WTVT (FL), Clarence Jones also known as Ali Abdul Muhammad knowingly and willfully misrepresented himself as a leader of our organization, despite being removed from leadership approximately two months ago by collective decision, TNBPP told the Daily Caller in a statement. (RELATED: New Black Panther Gets Robbed At Gunpoint Changes His View Of Police) Jones...
  • Why Troy Aikmans Back The Blue Tweet Is So Tone-Deaf After This Horrible Week(BARF!)

    07/09/2016 7:59:24 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies
    huffingtonpost.com ^ | 7/8/2016 | Juliet Spies-Gans
    To start, he didnt even mention the two black men who were killed on Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • BET Awards: Clinton Rally, Then a Sermon Against Abusive 'Invention Called Whiteness'

    06/27/2016 9:12:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 24 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 6/27/2016 | Karen Townsend
    Just as you would expect, the 2016 BET (Black Entertainment Television) Awards were full of Black Lives Matter references and reminders to register to vote and then get out the vote for Hillary Clinton. After the opening of the award ceremony featured Beyonc and her back-up dancers marching into the auditorium to a Martin Luther King, Jr. speech, actor and producer Terence J went on to say, Your vote is your voice, and reminded everyone to register and vote smart as he introduced the show hosts, ABCs Blackish stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross. Isnt it interesting that these...
  • Leftists violently attack Neo-Nazi idiots peacefully demonstrating in Sacramento

    06/27/2016 7:00:52 AM PDT · by rktman · 36 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 6/27/2016 | Thomas Lifson
    It is necessary to state at the outset that I despise Neo-Nazis. But that does not mean that I approve of violent attacks on them as they peacefully exercise their rights to free speech. And that seems to have been what happened in Sacramento yesterday, despite media reports that report violence erupts and other such passive voice euphemisms that obscure the difference between perpetrator and victim. An important caveat is that I was not there and am relying on both reading between the lines of media reports and on local Sacramento talk radio.
  • By All Means, Lets Vote On These Commonsense Gun Laws For The Children!(semisatire)

    06/27/2016 5:51:38 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 6/27/2016 | Kurt Schlicter
    All of America, by which I mean all of the liberal media gimps in New York and Washington, cooed and quivered in climactic contentment to the House Democrats recent civil rights protest in which the House Democrats protested against civil rights. And the Dems were totally sincere about it perish the thought that it was some kind of tacky performance art designed to fundraise from the aging Aquarians, the Constitution-hating juice box hipsters, and the bitter, unfulfilled, unloved ex-wives who make up the non-welfare drawing bulk of the Democrat Party. No, it was totally for the children. All the...
  • Billboard mag: An open letter to Congress: Stop Gun Violence Now

    06/23/2016 7:36:09 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies
    billboard.com ^ | 6/23/2016 | unknown
    As leading artists and executives in the music industry, we are adding our voices to the chorus of Americans demanding change. Music always has been celebrated communally, on dancefloors and at concert halls. But this life-affirming ritual, like so many other daily experiencesgoing to school or church or worknow is threatened, because of gun violence in this country. The one thing that connects the recent tragedies in Orlando is that it is far too easy for dangerous people to get their hands on guns. We call on Congress to do more to prevent the gun violence that kills more than...
  • Unbelievable! AG Lynch admits she has lost track of Orlando shooters wife

    06/22/2016 7:17:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 46 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 6/22/2016 | Thomas Lifson
    The mind boggles, as during her press conference in Orlando, Attorney General Loretta Lynch casually admitted that she has no idea of the location of the wife of the Orlando shooter who may well have been aware of his attack and provided material support for it. Dont believe me? "Has the shooters wife left the state of Florida?" a reporter asked Lynch during her press conference Tuesday. "Right now, I dont know exactly the answer to that," Lynch candidly replied. "I believe she was going to travel but I do not know exactly her location now."
  • Donald Trump Described Female Apprentice Contestants by Their Breast Size

    06/17/2016 2:14:19 PM PDT · by rktman · 120 replies
    nymag.com ^ | 6/17/2016 | Claire Landsbaum
    In a quest to uncover the real Trump, Slate's Seth Stevenson interviewed several former Apprentice crew members about their onetime boss. One crew member told Stevenson about the time Trump hit on his 28-year-old then-girlfriend, who was a production assistant on the show: "He made a comment about her, knowing that he was mic'd and that we'd all hear it. He said, 'Who's that hot little girl running around?'" He went on, "He was always very open about describing women by their breast size."
  • General David Petraeus Forming Gun Control Group with Mark Kelly

    06/11/2016 8:56:27 AM PDT · by rktman · 61 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/10/2016 | AWR Hawkins
    General David Petraeus is forming a gun control group with Gabby Giffords husband Mark Kelly. The goal of the group will be to push national adoption of the same universal background checks that have failed in California, Colorado, Washington state, and Paris. In fact, Petraeus will be pushing the same background checks that Giffords attacker passed in order to acquire the gun he used to wound her on January 8, 2011. According to The Hill, Kelly announced the launch of the group by talking about military members commitment to protect our constitution and homeland. He suggested political leaders now need...
  • Hillarys Goon Squad

    06/05/2016 9:28:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 39 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 6/5/2016 | Derek Hunter
    If theres one thing at which progressives always have excelled it is intimidation. For all the talk against bullying, the political left has engaged in coercion since its inception. Under every left-wing despot from Stalin and Hitler to Mao and Chavez, those who dared differ with state-approved orthodoxy were threatened, beaten or simply killed. American progressives arent quite to the murder stage just yet, but given the escalating hatred theyre stirring up, that mile marker cant be far over the horizon. Think what you will of Donald Trump and the things hes said hes only said things. Yet whenever...
  • At Commencement Speech, Obama Warns Of Climate Change Amid Record Cold Temperatures In New Jersey

    05/16/2016 8:16:32 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 5/16/2016 | Charlie Spiering
    President Barack Obama probably needed his gown to keep him warm as he delivered a commencement speech at Rutgers University amid historically cold temperatures in New Jersey. But as he touted global warming, Obama denied that colder than usual temperatures meant that climate change didnt exist. Now, I recognize it doesnt feel like the planet is warmer right now. I understand, he said, acknowledging that there was hail when he landed on Air Force One in Newark. But Obama insisted that it was still a reality, citing overwhelming consensus from the scientific community to back his claim. He also mocked...
  • Federally funded activist groups take part in anti-Trump May Day demonstration

    05/02/2016 8:36:21 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 5/2/2016 | Rick Moran
    Several activist groups who have received funds from the federal government helped organize the May Day anti-Trump demonstrations in Los Angeles. Most nonprofit groups are prohibited by law from engaging in partisan political activity. However, according to the Daily Caller, it's difficult to say if any of the groups violated the law. Whether they violated the law depends on their nonprofit classification. If the groups are classified 501(c)(3), they are allowed to participate in "voter education" activities. No doubt, the nonprofits involved in this demonstration would claim that's what they were doing. But they have nothing to worry about. Does...
  • Ohio State Swiftly Ends Students Occupation With Promises Of Arrest, Expulsion [VIDEO]

    04/10/2016 7:11:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 60 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 4/9/2016 | Eric Owens
    Students at Ohio State University who attempted to occupy the area outside of president Michael V. Drakes office late Wednesday night experienced a surprise and a taste of the cruel, real world when a senior administrator coolly advised them that they would be arrested and expelled if they didnt retreat from their occupied space. The protest began as such protests often do these days with a set of demands and the promise to remain firmly ensconced at Bricker Hall, Ohio States main administration building, until school officials capitulated to the demands.
  • Dozens Of Protesters Crash Pro-Trump Student Event In Oregon (video)

    04/09/2016 8:02:00 AM PDT · by rktman · 22 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 4/9/2016 | Blake Neff
    The inaugural meeting of a Students for Trump group at Portland State University (PSU) ended in chaos Thursday after a crowd of protesters arrived at the gathering and prevented it from going forward. The crowded meeting at the Oregon school began civilly, but after about 40 minutes it became a mess, as nearly 50 protesters clashed with a couple dozen Trump supporters in an environment of shouting, grandstanding, and threats, according to The Vanguard. A five-minute video posted to YouTube Friday shows a rowdy scene with students standing on tables and often deliberately being as noisy and disruptive as possible.
  • Everyone panic. The fracking induced earthquakes are coming to kill you all

    03/29/2016 8:13:31 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 3/29/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    Joel Achenbach at the Washington Post is out to save you all from a potential catastrophe. The evil oil and gas industry is going to cause most of the people reading this to flee in terror from their homes as earthquakes ravage the land and zombies begin to feast on the flesh of the living. Okay.. its not quite that bad, but a quick read of this study will likely have you checking for the nearest exits in your buildings. You see, fracking is causing earthquakes in unusual places (which is actually true, though not nearly on the calamitous scale...
  • Bernie Sanders Wont Make Gun Control a Litmus Test For Supreme Court Nominees

    03/25/2016 7:06:36 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | 3/24/2016 | Tommy Christopher
    The Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia has thrust the issue of Supreme Court nominees squarely into the 2016 presidential primaries, and this week, that issue got a little bit more interesting. In an interview with All In host Chris Hayes, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) pointedly declined to make the individual right to own firearms described in District of Columbia v. Heller into a litmus test for his potential Supreme Court picks.
  • DC Takes Havana: Kerry Meets Colombian Marxists, Obama Greets Cuban Communists

    03/22/2016 8:00:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 3/21/2016 | JP Carroll
    Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with with Colombian Marxist rebels and Colombian government officials in Havana Monday before the two groups end their peace negotiations March
  • Colorado GOP Resolution: No Voting for Trump

    03/22/2016 6:28:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 130 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 3/22/2016 | Robert Zubrin
    In the caucuses March 1, I was elected an alternate delegate to the Colorado State GOP convention, which on April 9 will select and instruct our delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer. Accordingly, I have drawn up a resolution which is now being circulated which will forbid Colorado delegates to the national convention from voting for Donald Trump for president or vice president on any ballot. Such a resolution is necessary, because Trump has publically stated that his methods of operation include buying or renting the services of politicians for cash. As the text of the...
  • The Entertainment Industries Council: Hollywoods Anti-Gun Star Chamber(Moron this initiative)

    03/20/2016 9:07:32 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    thetruthaboutguns.com ^ | 3/19/2016 | Robert Farago
    Does it ever seem like the entertainment industry needlessly interjects biased and politically-charged content into otherwise entertaining television programs or films? If so, rest assured youre not unreasonably suspicious. Aside from the biases already attendant to the industry, the truth is that Hollywood is engaged in a concerted effort to propagandize unsuspecting Americans on certain political issues; and one of their chief causes is gun control . . . This is an important point noted earlier this week by Daily Caller writer Dan Griffin, who brought much-needed attention to the work of the Entertainment Industries Council (EIC). Core to EICs...
  • Live From SxSW: Putting An End To Gun Violence

    03/16/2016 9:48:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies
    thenonprofittimes.com ^ | 3/15/2016 | Megan Keane
    Gun violence dominated national headlines this past year. If it seemed as if you heard about another shooting incident every day, you were not far off. In 2015, the U.S. did not go for more than eight days without a mass shooting. Yet gun control remains a highly divisive issue. But what if social entrepreneurship could offer answers? "This year, the number of deaths from gun violence is expected to exceed the number of car fatalities, Margot Hirsch, president of the Smart Tech Challenges Foundation (STCF), a nonprofit focused on reducing gun violence through technology and innovation, pointed out at...
  • ESPN Removes Mike Ditka From Sunday NFL Countdown Days After Pro-Trump Interview

    03/09/2016 7:56:45 AM PST · by rktman · 53 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 3/9/2016 | Christian Datoc
    In January, a Deadspin report uncovered a leaked ESPN memo, urging on-air talent to avoid making political statements. The memo which ESPN claims was circulated in early January requires employees to refrain from political editorializing, personal attacks or drive-by comments regarding the candidates and their campaigns (including but not limited to on platforms such as Twitter or other social media). (RELATED: ESPN Shuts Down Curt Schilling For Conservative Views)
  • HuffPos Grim: 54 Private Jets at Meeting to Stop Trump

    03/09/2016 6:21:23 AM PST · by rktman · 65 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 3/9/2016 | Joel B. Pollak
    Huffington Post reporter Ryan Grim told CNNs Brooke Baldwin on Tuesday that something like 54 private jets had arrived at an elite meeting of tech CEOs, GOP party insiders and big donors set on stopping Donald Trump before he wins the Republican nomination. Grim broke the story (link: ): Billionaires, tech CEOs and top members of the Republican establishment flew to a private island resort off the coast of Georgia this weekend for the American Enterprise Institutes annual World Forum, according to sources familiar with the secretive gathering. The main topic at the closed-to-the-press confab? How to stop Republican front-runner...
  • Patricia Arquette, Steve Carell and More Will Campaign Against Gun Violence at Oscars By Wearing 'Br

    02/28/2016 8:30:28 AM PST · by rktman · 54 replies
    people.com ^ | 2/26/2016 | Naja Rayne
    Hollywood A-listers will be supporting more than their favorite films on Sunday at the Academy Awards. Patricia Arquette, Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston and others will add a specific piece of jewelry to their wardrobes for the night, as they promote a campaign against gun violence in the United States. "This awards season, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence is teaming up with Hollywood to lift up the stories of the 90 Americans killed every day by gun violence," a press release from the campaign states. "On the red carpet, high-profile celebrities will join the effort to shed light...
  • Two Dozen Guns Somehow Walked Out Of A DC Police Evidence Locker, Half To Be Used In Other Crimes

    02/20/2016 8:22:12 AM PST · by rktman · 24 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 2/19/2016 | Steve Birr and Josh Fatzick
    More than two dozen firearms that were supposed to be in the custody of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) somehow made their way back to the streets and were used in other crimes, documents obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation appear to show. An internal memo from the D.C. Department of Forensic Sciences (DFS) reveals 24 guns police confiscated between 2005 and 2012 vanished from the MPD evidence locker and were later confiscated yet again in other crimes. One of the weapons reappeared in a murder, while several others were used to commit violent crimes
  • Rutger Students Melt Down After Listening to a Conservative Speaker on Campus

    02/20/2016 6:21:04 AM PST · by rktman · 52 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 2/19/2016 | Rick Moran
    Breitbart tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos made an appearance at Rutgers University, and his ideas and rhetoric so traumatized the delicate flowers who heard him that many of them attended a "group therapy" session afterward. You are not going to believe what happened next: According to the paper, students and faculty members held a wound-licking gathering at a cultural center on campus, where students described "feeling scared, hurt, and discriminated against."
  • The 'Unholy Alliance' Comes to Campus('bds')

    02/18/2016 10:32:02 AM PST · by rktman · 3 replies
    frontpagemag.com ^ | 2/18/2016 | Sara Dogan
    Conservative author David Horowitz has long written about the "Unholy Alliance" that exists between Islamic extremists and the American Left. Now, a new series of photographs of campus propaganda posters reveals how this unholy alliance plays out on American campuses where students are incited to join the Islamic war against the Jews of Israel with appeals to their sense of "social justice" and desire to address historic wrongs such as racism, colonialism and the mistreatment of women. Many naive Jewish students are seduced into joining these anti-Israel coalitions out of a desire to help the oppressed but find themselves ensnared...
  • Bernie Sanders’ Wife Drove a Vermont College INTO MASSIVE DEBT(YUGE severance pkg)

    02/17/2016 5:18:02 AM PST · by rktman · 18 replies
    progressivestoday.com ^ | 2/17/2016 | Aleister
    One of the reasons Bernie Sanders is doing well with Millennials is because he's promising free college for everyone. In an ultimate twist of irony, his wife Jane Sanders used to be the head of Burlington College in Vermont and racked up large debts for the small school which almost caused its ruin. Can you say metaphor?
  • Why So Many Millennials Are Socialists(Moronials?)

    02/16/2016 5:26:12 AM PST · by rktman · 55 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | 2/15/2016 | Emily Ekins and Joy Pullmann
    Septuagenarian presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has been capitalizing on young people's lack of knowledge and life experience to sell them a bill of rotten goods.
  • Black Lives Matter Propaganda Takes Center Stage at the Grammys

    02/16/2016 3:48:21 AM PST · by rktman · 27 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 2/16/2016 | Curtis Louder
    The 58th Annual Grammy Awards had many moments to celebrate. Whether it was Gary Sinise honoring veterans or great tributes to many legends we have lost this year: BB King, Bowie, Glenn Frey, and others. Compared to years past it was a pretty tame event. But it just wouldn't be the Grammys without someone making a political statement. This year the award for biggest political statement goes to... Kendrick Lamar for showing up on stage with several other African Americans in chains and prison garb. The backdrop even included prisoners playing instruments in their cells. Apparently since Beyonce wasn't performing...
  • Campaign 2016: nobody cares about climate change(DUH!)

    02/15/2016 6:16:08 PM PST · by rktman · 12 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 2/15/2016 | Marita Noon
    Perhaps Steyer needs to realize his reality has changed. On February 11, Politico released survey results from "a bipartisan panel of respondents" who it claims are "Republican and Democratic insiders"..."activists, strategists and operatives in the four early nominating states" who answered the questions anonymously. The results? As one Republican respondent from South Carolina (SC) put it: "Climate change is simply not a front burner issue to most people." A Nevada Democrat agreed: "I don’t believe this is a critical issue for many voters when compared to the economy and national security."
  • John Kerry keeps calling the Islamic State ‘apostates.’ Maybe he should stop(STFU!)

    02/05/2016 6:35:26 AM PST · by rktman · 25 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | 2/3/2016 | Adam Taylor
    "Daesh is in fact nothing more than a mixture of killers, of kidnappers, of criminals, of thugs, of adventurers, of smugglers and thieves," Kerry said. "And they are also above all apostates, people who have hijacked a great religion and lie about its real meaning and lie about its purpose and deceive people in order to fight for their purposes." The use of the word "apostates" - a term to describe someone who renounces or abandons their religion - has raised eyebrows among observers. The description has been commonly used by extremist groups: The Islamic State has justified its attacks...
  • Bernie Sanders Taps Shaun King To Campaign For Him At Black Colleges

    01/16/2016 7:58:09 AM PST · by rktman · 18 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 1/16/2015 | Chuck Ross
    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has invited a controversial activist and journalist who has asserted that white men who like guns are compensating for "small penises and low sex drive" to campaign for him at historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) across the U.S. The journalist-activist, New York Daily News columnist Shaun King, made the announcement on social media on Friday. He said that he will attend Sanders campaign events held at HBCUs along with Cornel West, a prominent left-wing professor and activist, and other grassroots activists.
  • Technology and the Delusional Mind

    12/26/2015 8:54:48 AM PST · by rktman · 4 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 12/26/2015 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    I often wondered if progressives around me live in an alternate reality. How else can people so fat claim poverty and oppression when citizens of other countries live on less than $2 a day and are so thin, you can count their ribs through their skin? What causes this obvious delusion? There are quick answers - mental illness, mass hysteria, abundance, lack of jobs, lack of a moral compass, disintegration of families, the MSM telling them constantly that they are oppressed and enslaved to the “evil” white male, too much drug use, and indoctrination in schools to the detriment of...
  • The Republican Presidential Candidates Debate Terrorism, But Completely Ignore Gun Control

    12/16/2015 8:46:34 AM PST · by rktman · 42 replies
    huffingtonpost.com ^ | 12/16/2015 | Brian Hanley
    Yet not once did the Republican presidential candidates address the issue of gun control in Tuesday's GOP debate, a debate focused on keeping Americans safe. Not once did they address the fact that here in the United States we have more mass shootings than days of the year.
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens – initial verdicts suggest 'overwhelming experience'

    12/15/2015 4:53:50 PM PST · by presidio9 · 154 replies
    Guardian ^ | December 15, 2015
    There were “smiling faces” from the crowds exiting the Los Angeles premiere of The Force Awakens on Monday night. Amongst these, presumably, were Disney executives ecstatic that the $4bn they paid George Lucas for franchise rights looks to have been a sound investment. Initial reactions from all three screening rooms where the film was shown for the first time – as well as from social media – suggest that JJ Abrams has the chops to please both critics and fans, and that The Force Awakens may well recoup at least half the $4bn by itself. A journalist for the Hollywood...
  • Paris Climate Conference really should be held at Versailles(let 'em eat cake)

    11/30/2015 6:27:33 AM PST · by rktman · 9 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 11/29/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    There is a distinct “Let them eat cake” aspect to the COP 21 climate conference to which President Obama jets off today. In the name of reducing carbon emissions, Air Force One and various support aircraft have made and will make multiple journeys across the Atlantic. Lifestyle compromises are for the little people, you see, who are expected to pay more for electricity, downsize their vehicles (if they can keep a carat all), shiver in the winter and sweat in the summer. And the agreements the world leaders are expected to reach: they are startlingly and increasingly unpopular with the...
  • The Chickens of Communism Have Come Home to Roost(She knows the drill)

    11/21/2015 8:27:08 AM PST · by rktman · 3 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 11/21/2015 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    The chickens of intolerance and communist social justice have come home to roost on the American campus. Decades of Marxist indoctrination by the vaunted communist academia are finally paying off—our cultural heritage is replaced by cultural Marxism and primitive cultures that are deemed superior to ours and worshipped. Academia has been blotting out the past and revising history for a while but with increased vengeance since Jimmy Carter founded the U.S. Department of Education on October 17, 1979. Our children’s education has depreciated considerably as evidenced by test scores and the quality of mis-educated youth in our country who can...
  • On HBO, Gavin Newsom Defends Being a Sitting Duck at a Mass Shooting(HUH?)

    11/21/2015 7:12:05 AM PST · by rktman · 44 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 11/20/2015 | Brad Wilmouth
    Let's talk about the gun one because that, I mean, Democrats are afraid of the gun issue because Al Gore lost his own home state in 2000 of Tennessee when he came out sort of for some sort of gun control. California has it. Donald Trump says if Paris had guns- I just simply, this sort of mythology, the guy with the gun that's going to come save the day, I mean, so right out of the movies, sort of this gun-slinging fantasy. The reality is, it's most likely to create more harm, more damage, more lost lives in those...
  • The Pianist in Paris, and the Delusions of the Western Left (I HATE that song)

    11/19/2015 7:18:46 AM PST · by rktman · 44 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 11/19/2015 | William Sullivan
    A lone pianist touched the emotional core of Western sensibilities when he played John Lennon’s “Imagine” outside the Bataclan theatre in Paris, where concert-goers were murdered by Islamist gunmen last weekend. The pianist was reportedly watching a France v Germany soccer game when the attacks began. He said that he “just knew he had to do something.” It was his “duty” to pay tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks. So he drove 400 miles through the night from Konstanz, Germany to Paris.
  • The Campus Purges are Only Going to Get a Lot Worse

    11/13/2015 6:40:56 AM PST · by rktman · 43 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 11/12/2015 | Michael Ledeen
    Universities can’t withstand mobs, as countless assaults have proven. I’ve lived through two: at Washington University in St. Louis, in 1968, and then about a decade later at the University of Rome. In the summer of ’68 I saw a good deal of the French “Revolution,” which took over most of Paris for a week or so. Its headquarters were at the Sorbonne. It’s in the nature of campus revolts that the leaders aren’t going to be satisfied with limited reforms to the school; they are inspired by inflated rhetoric, and they see themselves at the center of a great...
  • Just in Time for Paris—Ice Galore(Antarctic ice growth)

    11/08/2015 6:51:02 AM PST · by rktman · 13 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 11/7/2015 | Dr. Klaus L.E. Kaiser
    It must come as total consternation to all those people who have claimed for years now that “climate change” or “global warming” as it used to be termed is about ready to “incinerate” all life on earth. For example, “climate modellers” like S. Rahmstorf at Germany’s PIK have claimed for years that the polar regions would be most sensitive to any warming and that the polar ice masses were going to recede in a great hurry and that the ocean levels would rise fast. In reality, none of that is the case. In fact, the polar ice masses continue to...
  • Prominent Black Pundit Approvingly Links Black Lives Matter with Islamist Palestinian (T)

    11/07/2015 9:57:48 AM PST · by rktman · 10 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 11/7/2015 | Jonathan Keiler
    In the past few months the Black Lives Matter organization has managed to largely hijack the Democrat primaries by strong-arming both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders into vouching for the movement, despite its radical calls for violence against the police and divisive rhetoric against putative white supremacy. Democrat spokespeople and the main-stream media routinely brush this aside as unrepresentative of the organization in general, though no BLM leader has condemned the incitement. On FOX, Bill O’Reilly has repeatedly confronted the media, Democrat operatives and leftist intellectuals for excusing BLM’s divisiveness and calls for violence.
  • Bill Gates: Only Big Government, Mega-Rich People Can Stop Climate Change Apocalypse

    11/02/2015 7:51:31 AM PST · by rktman · 61 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 11/2/2015 | Eric Owens
    Billionaire software tycoon Bill Gates has pontificated that businessmen who operate in free markets are too greedy and incompetent to reduce concentrations of carbon dioxide that he believes are disastrously heating the planet. Gates held forth on his anti-capitalist views in an interview published in this month’s issue of The Atlantic. Gates, who made his billions in free markets, declared that “there’s no fortune to be made” in private-sector attempts to lower CO2 levels.
  • Frightful: Tarantino, Pfleger, Farrakhan

    10/31/2015 6:36:13 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/31/2015 | Matt C. Abbott
    From USA Today: Police unions in New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles have already called for a boycott of Tarantino films—his latest, The Hateful Eight, lands on Christmas Day—and now the New Jersey State Police Benevolent Association has joined the shame-on-Tarantino chorus. Tarantino is under pressure because of inflammatory remarks he made at a protest against police brutality in New York last weekend, in which he suggested some cops who shoot civilians are ‘murderers’ and he stands ‘with the murdered.’ I’m all for freedom of speech, but I have to side with the police unions on this one. Maybe it’s...
  • John Kerry 'pulsating' with propaganda

    10/30/2015 8:11:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/30/2015 | Carol Brown
    John Kerry just offered up such a load of horse manure that he outdid even the most outrageous of dhimmi fools (and there are a lot to choose from). Writing for Front Page Magazine, Daniel Greenfield reports on a tweet Kerry sent out on Thursday that read: "The Middle East today is the home of populations that are energetic, youthful, forward-looking. It is in them that we place our faith." Seriously? Yes, the secretary of state – a professional fool – is serious. But Kerry wasn’t finished. He had more to say. And he said it (again, pathetically, using Twitter):...
  • Celebrities Blame NRA, Capitalism And Gun Nuts For The Shooting In Oregon

    10/02/2015 8:20:42 AM PDT · by rktman · 58 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 10/1/2015 | David Hookstead
    Before the details of the horrific shooting at an Oregon community college had even been released, celebrities took to Twitter to blame the NRA, capitalism, and gun owners for the carnage. "What we're seeing with gun violence in America is the logical conclusion of unrestricted capitalism." chris kluwe
  • Ambassador Kennedy used private email, watchdog says

    08/26/2015 8:22:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 8/25/2015 | unknown
    Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and senior staff at the U.S. embassy in Japan used personal email accounts for official business, an internal watchdog report said Tuesday -- making Kennedy the latest Obama administration official to run afoul of email security guidelines. The State Departments Office of Inspector General (OIG) report said it received reports concerning the use of private email accounts for official business, and identified instances where emails labeled "sensitive but unclassified" were sent from or received by personal email accounts.
  • Protesters unveil demands for stricter US policing laws as political reach grows (#blm)

    08/22/2015 7:10:59 AM PDT · by rktman · 7 replies
    theguardian.com ^ | 8/21/2015 | Jon Swaine, Lauren Gambino
    Leaders of influential civil rights movement release most comprehensive set of policy proposals yet calling for federal and state laws to combat police killings.
  • Ben & Jerrys Newest Flavor: Iran Deal Ice cream entrepreneurs are sweet on Presi

    08/21/2015 7:26:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies
    observer.com ^ | 8/20/2015 | Paul Miller
    In an email sent to supporters of the progressive political group MoveOn.org, ice cream icons Jerry Greenfield and Ben Cohen asked recipients to join them in supporting the Iran deal to keep America out of another war in the Middle East. Lobbyists and billionaires plan to spend over $40 million to stop the diplomatic deal with Iranthe one the Obama Administration negotiated to prevent Iran from getting nuclear weapons. Thats dangerous, because if too many Democrats listen to the flood of hawkish, misinformation-ridden TV adsand if they vote with Republicansthey could override the presidents agreement in just about a month.