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  • Booker to Americans who aren't 'deeply disturbed' by Trump era: 'Check your own love'

    06/14/2018 2:56:18 AM PDT · by Libloather · 58 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 6/13/18 | Douglas Ernst
    New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker told an audience of progressive activists on Wednesday that Americans who aren’t “deeply disturbed” by the current political climate need to “check” their love of country. The man who once said he burst into “tears of rage” after hearing about comments President Trump allegedly made about third-world countries told attendees at the We The People Summit that Americans have lost a “sense of purpose. **SNIP** “Folks are trying to divide us and cut us up, pin us against each other — poor white folks against poor black folks, poor brown folks against poor black folks,”...
  • Is Cory Booker for real? [Repulsive Puff Piece]

    05/13/2018 6:05:25 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 13 replies
    aol ^ | May 11th 2018 | HUNTER WALKER
    The old woman walked outside in her bathrobe and curlers to shout at the man who might be president. “Senator Booker!” she called out to him. Cory Booker spun around and saw the woman standing on the stoop of her apartment building. “Oh my gosh!” he said. “How are you? I haven’t seen you in the longest time!” The woman was incredulous. “What are you doing over here?” she exclaimed. “Just walking around the neighborhood,” said Booker. “I love that robe. Look at that.” Her name is Stephanie. They apparently have known each other for a while. With a warm...
  • Why Democrats Should Get On Board With Universal Employment

    04/25/2018 10:14:07 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 37 replies
    WBUR Public Radio ^ | April 25, 2018 | by Miles Howard
    Two years ago, the Democratic frontrunner running for president scored votes and pundit points by reasoning that universal health care — among other big ideas being floated by liberals at the time — was too difficult: that progress happens in increments, and not earthquakes. That was 2016. This year, likely Democratic contenders for the 2020 White House race have embraced not only single-payer, but as of this week, an even more radical idea that makes government health care look like an exercise in political moderatism. Kirsten Gillibrand, Cory Booger and Bernie Sanders have each called for a program that would...
  • Some Questions for Senator Cory Booker About Sexual Perversion

    04/15/2018 6:42:28 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 34 replies
    The Stream ^ | 4-13-18 | Michael L Brown
    Senator Booker, pursuant to your questioning of Secretary of State candidate Mike Pompeo, I’d like to ask you some forthright questions. I understand you might never read this article. Or, if you do read it, you might choose not to respond. At the least, though, we can put these questions on public record. When interviewing Secretary of State candidate Mike Pompeo, you asked him about his views on same-sex “marriage,” which he had previously opposed. I very much appreciate the fact that Mr. Pompeo did not back down on his conviction that marriage is reserved for members of the opposite...
  • Sen. Cory Booker Shames Mike Pompeo over Christian Beliefs

    04/12/2018 5:28:21 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 57 replies
    Todd Starnes ^ | 12 April 18 | Todd Starnes
    Mike Pompeo, President Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, faced an offensive line of questioning from Sen. Cory Booker – demanding to know if he opposed same-sex marriage and if he thought gay sex was perverse. Booker (R-NJ) came dangerously close to suggesting Pompeo’s Christian faith and religious beliefs made him unsuitable to be secretary of state. •Booker: “Is being gay a perversion?” •Pompeo: “Senator, when I was a politician, I had a very clear view on whether it was appropriate for two same-sex persons to marry. I stand by that.” •Booker: “So, you do not believe that it’s appropriate...
  • Booker Grills Pompeo on Gay Marriage Opposition: 'Is Being Gay a Perversion?'

    04/12/2018 2:45:57 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 67 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12th April 2018 | Fox News
    Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) grilled Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo during his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday about Pompeo's stated opposition to gay marriage. Booker was referring to a speech Pompeo made in 2015 while he was a Kansas congressman, which cited a prayer delivered by the Rev. Joe Wright. "America had worshiped other Gods and called it multiculturalism. We’d endorsed perversion and called it an alternative lifestyle,” Pompeo said. "Those are your words," Booker said to Pompeo. "Is being gay a perversion?" Pompeo replied by stating he had a "clear view" on whether gay marriage was "appropriate" while he...
  • Capitol Chill: Flake, Booker engage in snowball 'duel'

    03/22/2018 3:17:48 PM PDT · by BBell · 25 replies ^ | 3/22/18 | Sophie Tatum
    Washington (CNN)Capitol Hill is no stranger to partisan clashes, but on Thursday, the East Lawn saw a different kind of battle: a snowball fight. Sens. Cory Booker, D-New Jersey, and Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, ventured outside Thursday morning for a "snowball duel." The stakes: Loser would have to buy pizza for the winner's staff. Booker announced he lost the duel to Flake. "With great ignominy I have to announce I lost the snowball fight 3 to 2," he wrote. "I'm buying the pizza for his office . . . . I neglected to tell him though that I am definitely sending...
  • Booker, Gillibrand Want to Stymie Special Interest Spending, Except Labor and Ideological Groups

    02/24/2018 5:43:46 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 10 replies
    freebeacon ^ | February 24, 2018 | Haris Alic
    Senators Cory Booker (N.J.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (N.Y.), who top the list of potential Democratic challengers to President Donald Trump in 2020, both announced last week that they would forgo accepting donations from corporate PACs in an effort to cure the corrosive effect they say special interest spending has had on the political system. But neither extended their pledge to labor unions and ideological groups. Gillibrand made her pledge last week. It was quickly followed by Booker, who, echoing Gillibrand, said the "campaign finance system is broken." Neither's pledge to stymie outside spending, however, extended to labor unions and ideological...
  • Booker: The DHS Secretary Is Pretty Much A Nazi Enabler

    01/20/2018 8:33:22 AM PST · by rktman · 61 replies ^ | 1/19/2018 | Matt Vespa
    Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) is not done with DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. Not even close. The intense tantrum from Booker at the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday was due to two things; 1) He’s running for president in 2020; and 2) the “tears of rage” that flowed when he heard about the president’s remarks about immigrants from “s**thole countries,” and why are we letting them come here. Nielsen couldn’t recall the president using this exact language when he said it during a meeting between Democrats and Republicans over immigration, the obstacle that could shut down the government later tonight.
  • Sen. Cory Booker says Kirstjen Nielsen lied under oath about Trump’s comments

    01/17/2018 12:38:10 PM PST · by detective · 64 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 17, 2018 | Sally Persons
    Sen. Cory Booker said Wednesday that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s testimony was “offensive” and accused her of lying under oath. “She pretended like she didn’t remember. She couldn’t remember what the president of the United States, the commander-in-chief, her boss, was saying. She didn’t remember Lindsey Graham, who challenged the president on his vile words. Yesterday, it was so offensive to me she lied under oath,” Mr. Booker, New Jersey Democrat, said on CBS News.
  • Bonkers Booker Photoshop Thread!

    01/17/2018 7:38:17 AM PST · by Nateman · 92 replies
    Free Republic ^ | Nateman
    Michelle Malkin has started a #CoryBookerCaptionContest thread on Twitter. Since Twitter shadow bans people and FreeRepublic does not I figured a photoshop contest here would work out better. It's been too long since we've had a photoshop thread anyways! (For those of you who don't know the story behind this, click here)
  • Vanity - New Jersey, Senator, Cory Booker heads for the slime swamp. POTUS, not so much.

    01/17/2018 5:14:30 AM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 15 replies
    I have just a bit of good advice for "mentally disturbed", insane, New Jersey, Democrat, Senator, Cory Booker, don't count on ever being POTUS...period. Neither a Black Man or Woman that is currently a left-wing ,liberal, progressive, Democrat will be elected POTUS for a long time. folks are dreaming if you think that Oprah Winfrey, "Close Friend" and Admirer of Harvey Weinstein, is a viable run for POTUS. At least Oprah has the common sense and smarts realizing reality. And forget anyone White, Black or otherwise running from the failed states of New Jersey, Vermont, California, New York, Illinois,...
  • Cory Booker Shed ‘Tears of Rage’ Over 'Sh—hole' Comment

    01/16/2018 9:15:08 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 90 replies ^ | January 16, 2018
    Sen. Cory Booker found himself compared to actor Tommy Wiseau of “The Room” on Tuesday after raising his voice during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. An angry exchange with Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen became one of the top tending stories on Twitter this week when Mr. Booker recounted “tears of rage” over comments attributed to Mr. Trump. The New Jersey Democrat scolded Ms. Nielsen for “amnesia” when she testified under oath that she never heard the president refer to “sh—hole” countries during policy negotiations. “When [Illinois senator] Dick Durbin called me, I had tears of rage when I heard...
  • Watch: Cory Booker 'seething with anger' as he yells at DHS chief Kirstjen Nielsen

    01/16/2018 11:56:48 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 183 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 16 Jan 18 | Anna Giaritelli |
    en. Cory Booker, D-N.J., was enraged during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday and admitted he was "seething with anger" over President Trump's alleged "shithole comments" and a Cabinet official's statement that she did not recall the incident. “I had tears of rage," Booker bellowed at Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen in reference to when he first heard of Trump's "shithole countries" remark last week. "And for you not to feel that hurt and that pain and to dismiss the questions of my colleagues, with tens of millions Americans hurting right now because they're worried about what happened...
  • Cory Booker Had ‘Tears Of Rage’ When He Heard ‘S***hole’ Comment [VIDEO]

    01/16/2018 11:00:19 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 106 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | January 16, 2018 | Amber Athey
    Democratic Sen. Cory Booker seethed with anger over Trump’s alleged “shithole countries” comment during a hearing with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. During a hearing in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Nielsen faced numerous questions about Trump’s alleged insistence that countries like Haiti and African countries are “shithole countries.” “I hurt,” Booker cried. “When Dick Durbin called me I had tears of rage when I heard about this experience in this meeting.” “For you not to feel that hurt and that pain and to dismiss some of the questions of my colleagues saying, ‘I’ve already answered that line of...
  • Death threat prompts increased security at Booker's NJ residence: report

    12/17/2017 5:58:36 AM PST · by SMGFan · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 17. 2017
    "The Newark Police Division has been notified by the United States Capitol Police (USCP) regarding a threat on the life of New Jersey Senator Cory Booker and his family members," Mayor Ras Baraka said in a statement on Saturday, according to ABC News. "As a result, members of the Police Division’s Executive Protection Unit have been assigned to provide security at the Senator’s residence in Newark," Baraka added. The mayor said the city is closely coordinating with USCP “to ensure Senator Booker is able to carry out his duties of serving New Jersey's residents in Congress in a safe manner."
  • Vanity - Booker, Patrick, Campaign Swing for Doug Jones...a flop (100 attendees)!!!

    12/10/2017 4:52:09 PM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 58 replies
    Lookee, Lookee, Democrat, Doug Jones holds a rally in the major city of Alabama, Birmingham, with Democrat, Senator, Cory Booker and only about "100" people came. Looks like Cory Booker came down from New Jersey and no one cared. Shucks, POTUS, Trump packs 10,500 people into the arena in Pensacola, Florida to support Judge, Roy Moore, and add thousands of more folks stand outside the arena. Doug Jones...take a hint....bringing down Northeast Obamabot, Carpetbagger Black Racists, Booker & Patrick into Alabama ain't gonna do you much good as your you miserable turnout for them reveals. Alabama voters, (ALL) come this...
  • Cory Booker on Fake News Tirade in Alabama: Pushes Lies About Roy Moore, Calls for Trump to Resign

    12/10/2017 8:41:53 AM PST · by x1stcav · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/9/17 | Matthew Boyle
    Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), a hard leftist Democrat senator from New Jersey who spent Saturday campaigning with fellow radical Doug Jones, went on a fake news tirade on Saturday night, pushing inaccurate information about GOP nominee for U.S. Senate Roy Moore and calling for President Donald Trump to resign. According to Vice News’s Alex Jaffe, who interviewed Booker at a Jones campaign event in the state of Alabama, Booker called for President Trump to follow Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) in resigning. Franken, this week, announced his forthcoming resignation from the Senate over allegations of sexual misconduct that he has admitted...
  • Vanity - Booker & Patrick, bad choice for Doug Jones!!!

    12/10/2017 1:56:12 AM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 24 replies
    The Doug Jones choice of having Democrats, Senator, Cory Booker & ex-Massachusetts Governor, Patrick, IMHO, was not a wise one or campaign advancing choice. I realize that Jones could not get any name Democrats such as Obama, Clinton, Sanders, Warren, Pelosi, Schumer, Conyers, Franken, etc., to come down to Alabama to campaign with and for him...but, Booker & Patrick are the last two characters I would have introduced into this campaign two days before the election, These two Northeast "South" haters will only serve to diminish Candidate Doug Jones, as they bad mouth the good folks in Alabama, as Racist,...
  • Kamala Harris, Booker Are Early 2020 Favs Among Black Leaders

    10/06/2017 4:44:53 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 40 replies
    NBC News ^ | September 24, 2017 | Jonathan Allen and Chandelis R. Duster
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Kamala Harris is the potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate generating the most excitement among the black political elite, according to participants at this year’s Congressional Black Caucus Foundation policy forum in Washington. It’s still way too soon for endorsements — none of the major potential candidates are even in the race yet and elected officials say they’re more focused on the 2018 mid-terms than the next presidential contest — but Harris, a California Democrat who is in her first year in the Senate, has emerged at the center of attention.