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  • James Baldwin Debates William F. Buckley (1965); "Is the American Dream at the expense of the American Negro?"

    07/10/2020 9:22:36 PM PDT · by Pelham · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1965 | Baldwin & Buckley
    Historic debate between James Baldwin v. William F. Buckley Jr. at Cambridge University on the question: "Is the American Dream at the expense of the American Negro?"
  • NBC to remove ’30 Rock’ episodes featuring characters in blackface

    06/23/2020 5:40:44 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 41 replies
    NYPost ^ | 06.23.20 | By Dino-Ray Ramos
    NBCUniversal has removed four episodes of “30 Rock” from streaming services and syndication that feature characters in blackface. The request for the removal of the episodes came from show co-creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. “As we strive to do the work and do better in regards to race in America, we believe that these episodes featuring actors in race-changing makeup are best taken out of circulation,” said Fey in a statement. “I understand now that ‘intent; is not a free pass for white people to use these images. I apologize for pain they have caused. Going forward, no comedy-loving...
  • Park Volunteer Outraged over Vandalism of Philadelphia Abolitionist Statue: ‘He Was BLM Before There Was A Slogan’

    06/12/2020 11:00:12 PM PDT · by Brown Deer · 33 replies
    National Review ^ | June 11, 2020 | ZACHARY EVANS
    Protesters have defaced a statue of Philadelphia abolitionist Matthias Baldwin, dousing it with paint and spray-painting the word “colonizer” on the pedestal. It was not immediately clear if the protesters were part of an organized group such as Antifa. The graffiti has since been cleaned off the statue, as Joe Walsh, a member of the Friends of Matthias Baldwin Park, told National Review in an email. The statue itself stands outside Philadelphia City Hall. The statue was vandalized at some point during the days of demonstrations that occurred in Philadelphia, a spokesperson for the mayor’s office said in an email....
  • U.S. Sens. Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson call for investigation into Wisconsin's missing absentee ballots

    04/09/2020 6:44:06 PM PDT · by PBRCat · 11 replies
    Milwaukee Journal ^ | April 9, 2020 | Mary Spicuzza
    "In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an unprecedented increase in requests for absentee ballots, as more and more voters sought to comply with public health guidance and avoid potential risk to their health by avoiding in-person voting," they wrote Thursday in a letter to Inspector General of the U.S. Postal Service Tammy Whitcomb. "The United States Postal Service (USPS) in short, had an out-sized role in ensuring Wisconsinites could safely exercise the right to vote and participate in our democracy." "Unfortunately, there have been numerous accounts from the state that USPS failed to fulfill that critical function for...
  • CNN’s Brooke Baldwin Tests Positive for Coronavirus

    04/03/2020 12:54:41 PM PDT · by vespa300 · 97 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/3/2020 | Joshua Caplan
    CNN host Brooke Baldwin revealed Friday that she has tested positive for the Chinese coronavirus, becoming the second high-profile network employee to contract the deadly illness.
  • ‘SNL’ Sketch Thanked Trump for ‘Bringing Jobs Back to ISIS’ Amid al-Baghdadi Raid

    10/27/2019 8:34:36 PM PDT · by bitt · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/27/2019 | JEROME HUDSON
    Actor and Saturday Night Live cast member Pete Davidson appeared in a sketch thanking Alec Baldwin’s President Trump for “bringing jobs back to ISIS” just as reports surfaced that President Donald Trump had ordered U.S. military forces to conducted a raid that ended with the death of the murderous ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Davidson joined Baldwin’s Trump on stage as he was delivering a speech similar to the one President Trump gave last week at a campaign rally Albuquerque, New Mexico “So great to see a young Trump supporter,” Baldwin said. “And where are you from son, New Mexico?”...
  • Alec Baldwin teases a possible run for president by launching an 'exploratory committee' on Twitter

    04/08/2019 1:50:20 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 88 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8 Apr 19 | Chris Spargo
    He's running? The always unpredictable Alec Baldwin might be eyeing a possible run for president it appears, with the actor kicking off the week by announcing his possible candidacy on Twitter. 'If I ran for President, would you vote for me? I won’t ask you for any $. And I promise I will win,' declared Baldwin. Beating Trump would be so easy. So easy. So easy.'
  • Alec Baldwin: Trump's 'SNL' Attack May Be 'A Threat To My Safety'

    02/18/2019 11:01:55 AM PST · by ETL · 90 replies
    AOL ^ | Feb 18, 2019 | Amy Russo
    Alec Baldwin hit back at President Donald Trump’s rage-tweet “Saturday Night Live” attack, asking whether the president’s “ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE” smear constitutes “a threat to my safety and that of my family.” The actor known for portraying Trump on the comedy show raised the question Sunday night. Baldwin’s question followed a Trump tweet blasting “SNL” as “tired” and NBC as “Fake News.” “Very unfair and should be looked into,” Trump wrote. “This is the real Collusion!” He added: “THE RIGGED AND CORRUPT MEDIA IS THE ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE!”
  • Revealed: Antifa Leader Relied On Anonymity To Push Radical, Violent Communist Agenda

    12/19/2018 8:56:40 AM PST · by Red Badger · 69 replies ^ | 9:49 PM 12/18/2018 | Andrew Kerr | Investigative Reporter
    Editor’s note: The subject of this story is being identified because he’s pushed radical rhetoric and has advocated for politically-motivated violence from behind a mask. The Daily Caller News Foundation does not and will not publish truly private information such as home addresses. The Daily Caller News Foundation has determined that an influential Antifa leader uses aliases to spread radical and often violent rhetoric while concealing his actual identity. Joseph “Jose” Alcoff works with congressional Democrats as part of his day job as a manager with a DC-based advocacy group. But he spreads socialist and communist propaganda when going by...
  • BALDWIN GOES BUST: The ‘Alec Baldwin Show’ Bumped After Ratings Disaster

    11/07/2018 3:13:43 PM PST · by tired&retired · 26 replies
    Sean Hannity ^ | 11/7/2018 | Hannity Staff
    Alec Baldwin’s new talk show was abruptly “bumped” from its Sunday night schedule after dismal ratings this week; dropping to Saturday nights in December as ABC struggles to stem the flow of viewers. The Sunday night slot will be filled with repeat episodes of ‘Shark Tank.’ Baldwin made national headlines just days ago when he was arrested in New York City after allegedly assaulting another person.
  • Somebody Else Is Going To Have To Make That Happen

    11/03/2018 6:31:29 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 12 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 11-3-18 | MOTUS
    Jane Fonda - who went to North Vietnam during the Vietnam war, speaking out against the U.S. military’s policy in Vietnam on 10 radio programs, begged our pilots to cease bombing non-military targets and appeared in an infamous propaganda photo looking for all the world like she was more than willing to shoot down American planes – kind of sort of apologized 43 years after the fact for allowing herself to be “used” by commies for propaganda purposes: “It hurts me and it will to my grave that I made a huge, huge mistake that made a lot of people...
  • Baldwin urges 'overthrow' of Trump government via voting

    10/15/2018 11:09:44 AM PDT · by Signalman · 33 replies ^ | 10/14/2017 | Holly Ramer
    MANCHESTER, N.H. — Actor Alec Baldwin followed up his latest parody portrayal of President Donald Trump with a serious call Sunday night for voters to use the Nov. 6 midterm elections to peacefully "overthrow" the government. After reprising his role as Trump on "Saturday Night Live," Baldwin flew to New Hampshire, where he was the keynote speaker at the New Hampshire Democratic Party's annual fall fundraising dinner. "The way we implement change in America is through elections. We change governments here at home in an orderly and formal way," he said. "In that orderly and formal way and lawful way,...
  • Vukmir/Baldwin debate

    10/08/2018 6:51:37 PM PDT · by packman · 18 replies ^ | 10/08/2018 | Packman
    Watched debate between Leah and Tammy for senator. Leah was amazing. Google it and you can listen for yourself. Can’t believe polls have Tammy up. Too bad most people who vote are so uninformed. Leah would make a much better senator.
  • Lawyers for Brett Kavanaugh accuser no longer hosting Tammy Baldwin fundraiser

    09/20/2018 5:07:11 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 12 replies
    CBS News ^ | Sep 20,2018 | Emily Tillett
    CBS News has obtained an invitation to a fundraiser for incumbent Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin in Washington, D.C. on Monday, October 1, hosted by Brett Kavanaugh accuser Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys, Debra Katz and Lisa Banks, along with liberal political action committee "End Citizens United." Ford's lawyers' remarks and statements on her behalf have largely been in line with those of Democrats on the Judiciary Committee. According to the Baldwin campaign, the event was scheduled before Ford's allegations against Kavanaugh were made public. Her lawyers, the campaign says, are no longer involved in the event. As of Thursday morning,...
  • Alec Baldwin Departs ‘The Joker’ Movie

    08/29/2018 6:05:37 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 18 replies
    Deadline ^ | August 29, 2018 | Anthony D'Alessandro
    It’s no joke: Alec Baldwin at the last minute has dropped out of Todd Phillips’ The Joker movie at Warner Bros. In an interview with USA Today just days after taking the supporting role, the 30 Rock actor cited scheduling conflicts. Production begins September 10 for the DC title, and we hear that the talks went down to the five-yard line, given how close it is to cameras rolling. Warner Bros. had no comment. Baldwin was to play Thomas Wayne, Bruce Wayne’s father. “I’m sure there are 25 guys who can play that part,” the actor told USA Today, The...
  • 'Joker' Movie: Alec Baldwin to Play Bruce Wayne's Father

    08/27/2018 5:23:41 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 46 replies
    THR ^ | 8-27-18 | Borys Kit
    Baldwin is the latest high-profile actor to join the project, which is scheduled to begin shooting in two weeks. Robert De Niro, Deadpool 2 breakout Zazie Beetz and Glow actor Marc Maron are already on the call sheet. Phoenix is set to portray the DC Comics villain in a film that is more moderately budgeted and darker than the studio’s other DC-based movies that make up its shared universe. The project is also described as more of a dark character study than a crime thriller, with Taxi Driver and The King of Comedy as the tonal watchwords. Baldwin has been...
  • New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races for Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Senate seat

    08/22/2018 12:54:26 PM PDT · by ScottinVA · 63 replies
    Marquette University Law School Poll ^ | 22 Aug 2018 | Charles Franklin
    MILWAUKEE — A new Marquette Law School Poll of Wisconsin voters finds a tight race for governor following last week’s statewide primary elections. Among likely voters (that is, those who say they are certain to vote), incumbent Republican Scott Walker receives 46 percent, Democrat Tony Evers receives 46 percent and Libertarian Phil Anderson 6 percent. Only 2 percent say they lack a preference or do not lean to a candidate. Among likely voters in the race for the Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat on the ballot in November, 49 percent support the incumbent, Democrat Tammy Baldwin, and 47 percent support Republican...
  • NRA Endorses State Senator Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin

    07/17/2018 1:35:03 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 27 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | July 17, 2017 | NRA Staff
    FAIRFAX, Va. – The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is proud to announce its endorsement of state Sen. Leah Vukmir in the 2018 Republican U.S. Senate Primary in Wisconsin. “Vukmir’s record demonstrates her strong support for our Second Amendment freedoms and hunting heritage,” said Chris W. Cox, chairman, NRA-PVF. “We can count on Leah Vukmir to strongly support our Right to Keep and Bear Arms in the U.S. Senate.” Vukmir, a lifelong Wisconsinite, has earned an “A+” rating from NRA-PVF. That grade is reserved for legislators who have an excellent voting record on issues critical to NRA members...
  • Alec Baldwin Issues Video Call To Arms On The Mueller Probe

    07/01/2018 9:59:54 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 30 replies
    Deadline ^ | June 30, 2018 | Bruce Haring
    Actor Alec Baldwin has issued a political video for the Mic news site, urging supporters to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of possible Russian collusion in the 2016 election. Baldwin, who frequently parodies President Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live, did the video for Mic, a liberal web site, which billed it as “opinion. In the video, Baldwin claims the Mueller investigation is under fire and touts activism as the cure to stop it from being shut down. “We need your help to stop Trump,” says one of the images. In the video, Baldwin claims, “There is mounting evidence...
  • CNN Anchor Confronts Sen. Baldwin on Immigration: Did You Speak Up During Obama Admin?

    06/21/2018 3:18:58 PM PDT · by lionstar · 35 replies
    Town Hall ^ | Jun 21, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien
    Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) is among the crop of Democrats suddenly sparking outrage over the condition of immigration detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border. Images of children placed in cages have been going viral. The problem is, the conditions are largely the same as they had been under President Obama. In fact, some of the photos being circulated look eerily similar to those taken in 2014. Baldwin was going on about the Trump White House's terrible policy on CNN, until Brooke Baldwin asked the senator if she was just as outraged during the Obama years. Not exactly, but she did...