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  • Detailed history of racism in the Democratic Party

    12/11/2018 11:20:47 AM PST · by The Sheebler · 5 replies
    Sheeble Blog ^ | 11/8/18 | TheSheebler
    "One of the biggest arguments against the Democratic Party is centered around racism, so we ask the question, are the Democrats racist? Through-out the years, their members/affiliates have made blatant and also subtle racist remarks which the party does not deny (mostly). The interesting part, though, is that their main line of defense is a claim that doesn’t really have any grounds to it. The claim is that the Democratic and Republican parties have at some point switched stances in terms of racism." *Warning: This article was written by me, if posting it is not appropriate let me know and...
  • Illegal whose toddler who died in ICE custody files $60 million wrongful death suit

    12/11/2018 11:19:59 AM PST · by LibertUny · 18 replies
    Liberty Unyielding ^ | 12/11/2018 | LU Staff
    It’s a tragic story, to be sure. Yasmin Juarez, a Guatemalan mother who was running away from an abusive situation at home, sought refuge in the U.S. with her toddler Mariee. After the pair was intercepted attempting to cross the southern border illegally, they were placed in a family detention center at Dilley, Texas. There Mariee developed a respiratory infection. Seven weeks later she was dead, and the mother is now suing the federal government (aka American taxpayers) in the amount of $60 million. In an interview with ABC News, Juarez said of her daughter’s medical treatment at the facility:...
  • You really want to go there, dems?

    12/11/2018 10:04:53 AM PST · by Starman417 · 14 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 12-10-18 | DrJohn
    Remember way back when it was "Russia Russia Russia" 24 hours a day from all the left wing new outlets? It's not any more. Now we're wading into campaign finance issues and boy do democrats live in a huge glass house. Led by Adam Schiff and Gerald Nadler, democrats are wetting their collective pants over the dream of Trump facing jail time. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Sunday said that President Trump might "face the real prospect of jail time" after prosecutors indicated last week that he directed illegal payments during his 2016 presidential campaign. "There’s a very real prospect that on the day Donald...
  • Ballot harvesting: “We’re offering this service, but only for people who support Democrats”

    12/11/2018 9:49:19 AM PST · by grundle · 11 replies
    wordpress ^ | December 11, 2018 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Ballot harvesting: “We’re offering this service, but only for people who are supporting the Democratic Party” The activity in the video below is called “ballot harvesting,” and it’s 100% legal in California, where this was filmed.The state sends ballots to every registered voter. When people engage in “ballot harvesting,” they go to voters’ houses, offer to “help” them fill in their ballot, and then offer to mail their ballot for them.At 0:43 in this video, the woman who is doing the “ballot harvesting” says:“We’re offering this service, but only for people who are supporting the Democratic Party”I don’t know if that...
  • DC Metro Track Inspectors Who Filed False Reports Reinstated [semi-satire]

    12/11/2018 8:20:06 AM PST · by John Semmens
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 9 Dec 2018 | John Semmens
    Two years ago 16 track inspectors and five supervisors for the Washington, DC Metro Rail system were fired for repeatedly filing false reports on track conditions. The Metro and Amalgamated Transit Union appealed these firings. An arbitrator hired to hear the appeal ordered all the fired individuals to be reinstated. The basis for the reinstatement decision was the arbitrator’s finding that “filing false reports was the normal practice in the track inspection program. Each inspection report was essentially an exact copy of the previous report filed for that section of track. No new measurements of deteriorated conditions were ever noted....
  • Kathie Lee Gifford is leaving 'Today'

    12/11/2018 7:21:43 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 27 replies
    CNN ^ | December 11, 2018 | Brian Stelter
    New York (CNN Business) — Television icon Kathie Lee Gifford will bid farewell to NBC's "Today" show next April. "As we all know, Kathie Lee's plate has been overflowing lately with film, music and book projects, and after giving us eleven extraordinary years, she's decided to focus her attention full-time on those other creative endeavors," NBC News President Noah Oppenheim wrote in an internal memo Tuesday morning. Oppenheim called her a "legend" for her "enduring and endearing talents in morning television." Gifford has co-hosted the 10 a.m. hour of "Today" with Hoda Kotb since 2008. The hour is known for...
  • Dec. 11 in US military history: Wake defenders repel Japanese invasion and the Chosin breakout

    12/11/2018 5:55:09 AM PST · by fugazi · 12 replies
    Unto the Breach ^ | Dec. 11, 2018 | Chris Carter
    Today's post is in honor of Spc. Marshall L. Edgerton, who was killed when suicide bombers attacked his camp in Ramadi, Iraq on this day in 2003. The 27-year-old native of Rocky Face, Ga. was assigned to Company A, 82d Signal Battalion, 82d Airborne Division.1941: The small American garrison on Wake - consisting of a few hundred Marines, sailors, and civilian contractors - repels a Japanese invasion force seeking to capture the island. The 5-inch coastal defense guns (taken from the former battleship USS Texas) hammer the incoming warships, sinking one destroyer and damaging several others, the island's four remaining...
  • FP-45 Liberator

    12/11/2018 5:04:57 AM PST · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/11/2018 | F Jardim
    Clandestine weapons like the World War II FP-45 pistol, later dubbed the Liberator by the Office of Strategic Services in 1944, have always intrigued me. It remains the rarest of American martial handguns from the conflict, with original examples usually starting in the $1,500 range for rusty, damaged pieces and the best examples, with their impossibly rare waxed shipping boxes, bringing over $7,000. Myths and misinformation hide the pistol's real story; they weren't wildly inaccurate junk guns that exploded after a few shots, and they were never tossed out of airplanes over occupied Europe en masse. THE FP-45 PISTOL was...
  • And the Time “Person” of the Year Is…

    12/11/2018 4:58:42 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 17 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 12-11-18 | MOTUS
    Time Magazine is about to announce its “Person of the Year” and the suspense is palpable.As a reminder, last year’s “person” of the year was #MeToo, whoever that is. This year’s short list of contenders include President Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin, special counsel Robert Mueller, Christine Blasey Ford, Jamal Khashoggi, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Meghan Markle, March For Our Lives gun reform activists (Hogg boy), and "Black Panther" screenwriter and director Ryan Coogler - but all the smart money is on the contender designated as  “families separated at the border” (by the evil American President).I guess I could...
  • The Beto Mania “Victory” Tour Goes On, Only Without That “Victory” Part

    12/11/2018 4:26:11 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 15 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Looking to burnish his street cred, Irish Bob O’Rourke met with an anti-Semitic racist in New York over the weekend. Yes, friends, if you want to be the Democrat Party’s presidential nominee, you must kiss a lot of highly distasteful rings, none moreso than the many, many rings of lifelong race-baiter and perennial MSNBC host Al Sharpton. Sharpton became just the latest stop on the Irish Bob “I’m Ready Even Though I’m a Loooooooser” victory tour of grand Democrat Poobahs and big Muckety-Mucks as he preps the January announcement of his candidacy....
  • France Latest: Macron Promises Tax Breaks But Is It Enough

    12/11/2018 2:31:21 AM PST · by Nextrush · 27 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/10/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    "40 years of malaise" "I understand I have hurt you with some of my statements" "We will respond to the economic and social urgency with strong measures, by cutting taxes more rapidly, by keeping our spending under control, but not with U-turns" From French President Emmanuel Macron's Speech 12/10/2018 France's left-wing political leader Jean-Luc Melenchon called Macron's speech one of "good intentions". He said much of the population will not be affected by Macron's measures. Melenchon said they will be "paid by the taxpayer" but not "by the great fortunes". While he did not call for Phase 5 of protest...
  • In GOP's post-election power grabs, experts see 'disturbing' trend

    12/11/2018 12:56:23 AM PST · by MNDude · 21 replies
    Two years after North Carolina first used a special legislative session to pass a series of bills limiting the powers of its incoming Democratic governor, GOP legislators in Wisconsin and Michigan followed suit, pushing through sweeping changes to the governor's power, the judiciary, and voter access after key midterm losses. Now, independent state government experts and political scientists warn that such power grabs foretell what could become a worrisome partisan trend: election nullification.
  • Iran: steel workers protest in oil-rich Ahvaz

    12/10/2018 10:39:12 PM PST · by hassan.mahmoud · 3 replies
    Iran news wire ^ | Dec 11,2018 | hassan mahmoudi
    By: Hassan.Mahmoudi Iran has the ability to build ballistic missiles with a broader range, a senior commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Monday, according to the semi-official Fars News agency. (Reuters) “We have the ability to build missiles with a broader range,” Hajizadeh said, according to Fars News. He added, “We don’t have limitations from a technical perspective or by conventions with regard to missile range.” The Iranian government has ruled out negotiations with Washington over its military capabilities, particularly its missile program to run by the Iranian revolutionary guard's corps (IRGC). Iran is spending billions of dollars...
  • Twitter Now Purging Regular Conservatives (Purge of Alex Jones was proof-of-concept)

    12/10/2018 7:08:18 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 48 replies ^ | Published on December 10, 2018 | RACHEL ALEXANDER
    If Twitter hasn’t suspended or banned you yet, don’t feel relieved. You may be next. When Twitter and other big tech companies started banning fringy rightwing characters over the past year or so, few people objected, because even most conservatives weren’t sympathetic to those purged. It’s hard to feel sympathy for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. But once the radicals were banned, it became far easier to ban others. Now, people tend to talk about public issues mostly on the big tech platforms. Minority viewpoints can use them to get around the mainstream or legacy media. A biased article in The...
  • Report: Comey’s Brother Works for the Law Firm That Handles Clinton Foundation’s Taxes (FLASHBACK)

    12/10/2018 10:39:31 AM PST · by blueyon · 6 replies ^ | My 12, 2017 | June
    Ousted FBI Director James Comey’s ties to the Clinton Foundation and the conflicts of interest that lie there are too close to not raise red flags. James Comey worked several years in the public and private sector. Comey served as general counsel at Lockheed Martin until 2010 when he departed with over $6 million to show for it. That same year Lockheed Martin became a member of the Clinton Global Initiative and “won 17 contracts from the U.S. State Department, which was led by then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton,” Big League Politics reports.
  • Perjurer Comey Lied About Flynn, FISA, Long-standing Lucrative Mueller Friendship

    12/10/2018 9:59:14 AM PST · by Starman417 · 2 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 12-10-18 | Daniel John Sobieski
    In the normal course of events, one could understand the hundreds of “I don’t knows” and “I don’t recalls” former FBI Director James Comey during Friday’s testimony. Most FBI investigations are handled out of the field office in which the illegality allegedly occurred with the FBI Director not privy to all the details. But it was Comey who decided to run the whole Trump collusion and obstruction investigation out of FBI headquarters. He should have known ad remembered every detail of his actions and those under him. He did. Don’t count the “I can’t recalls” Just counting the contradictions and...
  • Anti-gun demagogue David Hogg issues ridiculous tweet about illegal aliens, gets shredded on Twitter

    12/10/2018 9:10:56 AM PST · by LibertUny · 25 replies
    Conservative Firing Line ^ | 12/10/2018 | Joe Newby
    Last week, anti-gun teen demagogue David Hogg posted a message on Twitter regarding illegal aliens that prompted quite a bit of criticism from a number of other Twitter users. And not just because the word-salad he posted made very little to no sense. “The only people that are illegal in America are those that collude with foreign governments and the only aliens are those who think guns are worth more than children’s lives,” he said.
  • Honduran woman who scaled border wall to give birth in U.S. complains she was treated like criminal

    12/10/2018 9:10:23 AM PST · by LibertUny · 56 replies
    Liberty Unyielding ^ | 12/10/2018 | Howard Portnoy
    Nineteen-year-old Maryury Elizabeth Serrano-Hernandez, a Hondruan woman who made the grueling 2,000-mile trek to the U.S. border with her husband and three-year-old in tow, wasn’t about to miss out on what she called the “big reward”: having a baby on American soil. But when the family reached Tijuana a month after they set out on their journey, they found that thousands of Central Americans had had the same idea before them. With U.S. inspectors processing only about 100 asylum claims daily, Serrano-Hernandez — who was eight months pregnant — wasn’t about to wait her turn. Somehow she managed to scale...
  • DNC Chair Blames Religion for Obstructing Socialism [semi-satire]

    12/10/2018 8:45:33 AM PST · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 9 Dec 2018 | John Semmens
    Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Tom Perez blamed religion for “poisoning peoples’ minds against the promise of socialism. No matter what we do through the media to try to advertise the benefits of socialism 24/7, the one hour a week people spend in church every Sunday is undermining our efforts.” “The priest or pastor who is telling the congregation that being good and being charitable is a matter of personal responsibility directly contradicts the message of the Democratic Party,” Perez complained. “The notion of doing something because it is what God wants you to do dilutes the authority we have...
  • How Is The Media Demanding Trump Impeachment 'NEWS'?

    12/10/2018 8:41:29 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/10/18 | Judi McLeod
    From the public at large comes a cry getting louder by day: "IMPEACH THE MEDIA!" Grabien News headline, picked up by and posted as cover on the Weekend Drudge Report: ‘Media Demand Trump Impeachment Following Cohen Sentencing Filing.’ Grabien News subhead: ‘Democracy is at stake’ if Dems don’t pursue impeachment’. In the name of honesty, how is the media demanding Trump Impeachment ‘NEWS’?