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  • Many Democratic Candidates Are Embracing Grassroots Fundraisers

    08/27/2019 12:50:55 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    National Public Radio ^ | August 26, 2019 | Scott Detrow
    Campaigns typically hold fundraisers to pull in big checks from wealthy supporters. But now, several Democrats running for president are holding fundraising events for small-dollar donors. TRANSCRIPT AILSA CHANG, HOST: More than ever before, Democratic presidential candidates are facing pressure from their supporters to reject big money. That means rejecting support from super PACs. And many are also calling for candidates to ditch big donors altogether. But here's the problem - Presidential campaigns are very expensive. So, as NPR political correspondent Scott Detrow reports, many candidates are embracing what they call grassroots fundraisers. (SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC) SCOTT DETROW, BYLINE: It's...
  • Handful of (White) Anti-Trump Protesters Denounce ‘Systemic Racism’ in America

    08/22/2019 7:45:43 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 22 Aug 2019 | Penny Starr
    About 15 people protested on Wednesday outside of the White House, claiming that under President Donald Trump’s leadership, “systemic racism” and poverty are keeping Americans from thriving. One of the protesters made that claim with her two children by her side. “I’ve had enough of the constant racist dehumanization and targeted attacks on people of color, private citizens, and elected officials from the White House,” the woman said. “Have you?” “I’ve had enough of the systemic racism and the poverty that plagues our society and makes it impossible to thrive,” the woman said. “Have you?” “I’ve had enough of waking...
  • One of the GOP’s brightest female stars is dogged by Trump in 2020

    03/31/2019 9:31:28 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 45 replies
    Pollutico ^ | 03/31/2019 06:57 AM EDT | Marianne Levine
    ADEL, Iowa —Joni Ernst had barely kicked off a town hall one morning here recently when the barrage of complaints about Donald Trump began. One after one, constituents took to the microphone to grill the first term Republican senator about the president — his attacks on John McCain, his emergency declaration at the border and why, in the opinion of several voters, Ernst hasn’t stood up to him more often. “Other senators are speaking up criticizing Trump and defending McCain, but I have yet to hear one word from you,” one man implored her. “Is there no line Trump can...
  • The Real Russian Collusion: Fomenting EU, U.S. Climate Protests

    03/12/2019 12:41:45 AM PDT · by Erik Latranyi · 7 replies
    The Heartland Institute ^ | 8 March 2019 | H. Sterling Burnett
    Russia is trying to influence the policies of foreign governments again, although this time the target is Europe, not the United States. In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States, the lamestream media has been awash in stories of Russian attempts to influence the U.S. elections. Although it seems clear Russia tried to influence U.S. voters via fake accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms, there is little if any evidence Russia’s efforts had any impact on the U.S. election. The 2016 elections were hardly Russia’s first attempt to influence U.S. politics. It...
  • Protests planned across US on Presidents Day in response to Trump's national emergency for border

    02/17/2019 5:20:28 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 79 replies
    Protests planned across US on Presidents Day in response to Trump's national emergency for border wall By Aris Folley - 02/16/19 06:33 PM EST Protesters have planned demonstrations across the U.S. for Presidents Day in response to President Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency for border wall funding. USA Today reports a wave of protests have been planned from New York to California and Texas to oppose the president’s national emergency declaration. A number of demonstrations are being planned by the liberal advocacy group, MoveOn.org, and others have been listed on Rally List. “Donald Trump has declared a #FakeNationalEmergency—an...
  • Grassroots activists around the country are gathering for rapid-response protests

    11/08/2018 11:57:08 AM PST · by Skywise · 24 replies
    Twitter ^ | 11/8/2018 | Anna Galland
    BREAKING: Grassroots activists around the country are gathering for rapid-response protests THURSDAY, default 5pm local time (but check event posts for local details), given news of #Sessions's firing. This is a red line crossed, an attack on rule of law.
  • Dems take a knee outside a Republican Rally in Chattanooga, TN, during the the National Anthem.

    11/05/2018 4:20:13 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 37 replies
    Democrats take a knee outside a Republican Rally in Chattanooga, Tennessee, during the the National Anthem. They yell out "Racist song! Racist country!" at one point one protesters yells out "F*** this song!" Excuse me, but absolutely no one is stopping you all from moving out! Video at link. NSFW language.
  • Social justice group demands ouster of Golden staffer Ian Reilly

    10/30/2018 7:20:01 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 6 replies
    Brooklyn Eagle ^ | October 29, 2018 | Paula Katinas
    The controversy over a campaign staffer to Republican state Sen. Martin Golden inviting an alt-right leader to speak at a GOP club continued to escalate as a Bay Ridge social justice organization demonstrated in front of the lawmaker’s campaign headquarters and supporters staunchly defended him. The group Bay Ridge for Social Justice held a protest rally outside Golden’s campaign office at 7615 Third Ave. on Oct. 21 to demand that the senator fire Ian Reilly.
  • Democrat Staffer Jackson Cosko Arrested for Doxxing is Not an ‘Unpaid Intern’ (Smells like Soros)

    10/07/2018 12:10:22 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 54 replies
    The Tennessee Star ^ | October 7, 2018 | Julie Gunlock
    Capitol Police on October 3 arrested 27-year old congressional staffer Jackson Cosko for posting on Wikipedia the private addresses of three members of the Senate Judiciary Committee—what’s known as “doxxing” (a word derived from the shorthand for “document”). Cosko is facing serious charges that include illegally posting private information of public figures, witness tampering, threats, identity theft, and unlawful entry. In the mainstream media, Cosko is being portrayed as a hapless overzealous intern who didn’t even have the smarts to cover up his criminal act. His former boss— Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-Texas) has denied she knew anything about Cosko’s activities....
  • Women's March leader Sarsour launches racial attack against 'white woman' Susan Collins

    10/06/2018 3:00:29 AM PDT · by kevcol · 55 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 5, 2018 | Valerie Richardson
    Women’s March leader Linda Sarsour on Friday launched a racial attack against Sen. Susan Collins, saying the Maine Republican was guilty of espousing “white supremacy” with her decision to support the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Ms. Sarsour, a prominent Palestinian-American activist, blasted Ms. Collins on Twitter as a “white woman” and the “mother & grandmother of white women in America who gave us a Donald Trump presidency.”
  • Senate Moves Toward Full Investigation Of Ford Legal Team And Senator Diane Feinstein

    10/06/2018 4:55:38 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 119 replies
    DC Whispers ^ | 10-06-2018
    As hinted at days earlier here at D.C. Whispers, the Senate Judiciary Committee is now preparing to launch a full investigation into the machinations of Christine Blasey Ford’s legal team and the office of Senator Diane Feinstein based upon “…recently uncovered information.” It appears that FBI supplemental investigation into Judge (Justice) Brett Kavanaugh that Senator Feinstein demanded has backfired on her – BIG TIME.
  • Trump: You don’t hand matches to an arsonist, and you don’t give power to an angry left-wing mob

    10/06/2018 6:38:57 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 52 replies
    Donald Trump @therealDonaldTrump You don’t hand matches to an arsonist, and you don’t give power to an angry left-wing mob. Democrats have become too EXTREME and TOO DANGEROUS to govern. Republicans believe in the rule of law - not the rule of the mob. VOTE REPUBLICAN!
  • Supreme Court Justices Kagan, Sotomayor concerned about court being viewed as politically divided

    10/06/2018 7:23:13 PM PDT · by TBP · 129 replies
    The Blaze ^ | October 6, 2018 | Teri Webster
    Associate Justices of the Supreme Court Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor said they are concerned the court’s legitimacy could be undermined if it is viewed as politically divided. What did they say? “We don’t have an army, we don’t have any money, the only way we get people to do what we say that they should do is because people respect us and respect our fairness,” Kagan said in an NJ.com report. “Part of the court’s legitimacy depends on people not seeing the court in the way that people see the rest of the governing structures of this country now....
  • With Kavanaugh Confirmed, It’s Time to Burn It Down

    10/06/2018 6:37:10 PM PDT · by SaveFerris · 105 replies
    Harper's Bazaar from Yahoo ^ | 5 hours ago | Jennifer Wright
    “I desire you would Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands. Remember all Men would be tyrants if they could. If particular care and attention is not paid to the Ladies we are determined to foment a Rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any Laws in which we have no voice, or Representation” Abigail Adams wrote that in 1776. Her words have never seemed more prescient than they do today. Surely, this is a time where many ladies wish...
  • Obama AG Eric Holder questions legitimacy of Supreme Court after Kavanaugh confirmation

    10/06/2018 5:27:34 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 155 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 6, 2018 | Adam Shaw
    Obama-era Attorney General Eric Holder reacted to the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Saturday by questioning the legitimacy of the court and arguing that it needed to regain the nation's trust. Holder -- who served as the nation’s top lawyer under former President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2015 -- said the treatment of former Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland by Senate Republicans, as well as Kavanaugh’s confirmation, meant the legitimacy of the court was in question. “With the confirmation of Kavanaugh and the process which led to it, (and the treatment of Merrick Garland), the...
  • Kerry warns of war with Iran

    10/06/2018 3:01:27 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 78 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 6/10/18 | Elad Benari
    Former US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday warned of a war with Iran after the United States pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers, AFP reported. Kerry spearheaded the diplomacy that led to the 2015 agreement in which Iran promised Western powers, Russia and China to scale back its nuclear program drastically in return for sanctions relief. In May, US President Donald Trump withdrew from the agreement, which he has slammed as “the worst deal ever negotiated”. Trump later signed an executive order officially reinstating US sanctions against Iran. Additional US...
  • No Magnanimity in Victory, Don’t take any Crap from the Left Whatsoever [VANITY]

    10/06/2018 3:09:34 PM PDT · by fwdude · 39 replies
    Fwdude | 10/06/18 | Self
    <p>The incredible victory in getting Kavanaugh confirmed doesn’t negate the lingering damage done by the bat-sh*t insane left. They must still be made to answer for their nasty barbarism, violation of the law and civil rights in squelching free speech.</p>
  • Furious protesters are removed from the steps of the Supreme Court after banging on the door...

    10/06/2018 4:44:10 PM PDT · by Morgana · 76 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | October 6, 2018 | Ariel Zilber and Kayla Brantley For Dailymail.com and Associated Press
    FULL TITLE: Furious protesters are removed from the steps of the Supreme Court after banging on the door while Kavanaugh was being sworn in, hours after interrupting his Senate confirmation hearing – but Trump laughs off their ‘tiny’ gathering A large crowd of protesters gathered on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court and banged on its doors while Judge Brett Kavanaugh was being sworn in as a justice on Saturday evening. The demonstrators went up the steps of the Supreme Court holding signs and chanting, 'we believe survivors' and 'hey hey, ho ho, Kavanaugh has got to go.' Officers...
  • PROTESTERS CHASE GRAHAM TO HIS CAR SAYING THEY WILL REMOVE HIM FROM OFFICE — LINDSEY RESPONDS

    10/05/2018 8:29:35 PM PDT · by jeannineinsd · 97 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/5/18 | Benny Johnson
    South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham did not take kindly to a group of protesters who followed him to his car, yelling demeaning comments. The protesters were waiting outside of Graham’s Senate office building protesting Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The protesters ran from their position standing on the side of the road with “STOP KAVANAUGH” signs to harass the Senator on his way to his waiting car. The women yelled that Graham was “despicable” and needed to be “kicked out of office.” In response, Graham smiled and wondered aloud if the women were South Carolina voters. “We will...
  • Whole Foods v vegans: Berkeley store gets restraining order against activists

    10/05/2018 3:03:56 PM PDT · by DFG · 28 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 10/05/2018 | Gabrielle Canon
    For a full week, a big black banner was posted from a sidewalk in Berkeley, California. “OCCUPY WHOLE FOODS”, it declared in large, white block letters. But the protesters who created it, a group from the animal rights activist organization Direct Action Everywhere (DxE), were not actually able to do much occupying. Just days before a weeklong protest scheduled for late September, in which the activists had planned to call attention to alleged animal welfare violations by suppliers to Whole Foods’ parent company, Amazon, the Berkeley store filed a restraining order. “We are not allowed to even step foot in...