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  • So, now even Fox News is using "'God is great' in Arabic" instead of "Allah Akbar"

    12/12/2018 5:06:51 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 67 replies
    Just heard them report that the France shooter "shouted 'God is Great' in Arabic" on Fox News radio.
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods May Close Field & Stream After Gun Control Policy Hurt Business

    12/06/2018 7:24:53 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 110 replies
    Legal Insurrection, All Rights Reserved. ^ | Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 8:30pm | Posted by Mary Chastain
    since siding with those who support gun control, business has gone down at Dick’s Sporting Goods and the company may have to close Field & Stream: Edward Stack, chairman and CEO of Dick’s, said during the event that the sporting goods chain’s recent 3.9 percent drop in same-store sales was the result of a mix of factors beyond their control as well as some he called “self-imposed.” Specifically, he said, “the decisions we made on firearms” negatively affected their bottom line but the drop in sales was something they expected. They did not, however, regret their decision to change a...
  • satire - Aides Force Ocasio-Cortez To Watch Entire Run Of 'Schoolhouse Rock!'

    11/27/2018 4:40:10 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 42 replies
    After Ocasio-Cortez entered her office Tuesday, aides gently guided her to a special room they'd prepared with every season of Schoolhouse Rock! prepped and ready to go. The woman furrowed her brow and nodded slowly as the cartoon characters talked about basic concepts like the three chambers of government, the process of a bill becoming law, and how money works. "I thought Bill was the president a while ago?" she said confusedly, causing an assistant to pause the show and slowly explain what a congressional bill is. "See how the singing piece of paper is trying to become a law?"...
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: "take back all three chambers of Congress"

    11/18/2018 7:30:19 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 253 replies
    Twitter ^ | 11/18/18 | Ryan Saavedra
    Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: "If we work our butts off to make sure that we take back all three chambers of Congress — Uh, rather, all three chambers of government: the presidency, the Senate, and the House." The 3 branches of government: executive, legislative, judicial.
  • Rep. Eric Swalwell Thinks Gun Confiscation Will Work Out Fine Because Government Has Nukes

    11/17/2018 5:28:05 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 53 replies
    Reason ^ | 11/16/18 | Brian Doherty
    What does it take to get a U.S. House member to...very publicly threaten to nuke American citizens who want to defend their constitutional rights under the Second Amendment? Nothing more than pushing back on Twitter against that congressman, Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.)'s proposal from earlier this year to fully ban and buy back every one of what he wants to designate as "assault weapons" with the added bonus of "criminally prosecut[ing] any who choose to defy it." Rep. Swalwell, willing to make sure the war against any possible American citizen resistance over gun confiscation doesn't fall into the endless quagmire of...
  • South Park issues rare apology for 'ManBearPig' skewering of Al Gore

    11/11/2018 6:58:11 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 45 replies
    NBC News ^ | Nov. 8, 2018 / 5:10 PM EST | By Janelle Griffith
    The creators of the show “South Park” have issued a rare apology, reprising the character ManBearPig to make amends for a dis that is more than a decade old. In a 2006 episode during season 10 of the animated series, Al Gore issues a stern warning to the students of South Park Elementary School about the “single biggest threat to our planet.” He was talking about ManBearPig, a creature meant to represent climate change... “South Park” was effectively mocking the global issue at the center of “An Inconvenient Truth.” Now, 12 years later, show creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker...
  • Tom Reed bids goodbye to 'Extreme Ithaca Liberal' label

    11/08/2018 10:50:19 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 18 replies
    <p>ITHACA, N.Y. — One of Congressman Tom Reed's favorite campaign talking points has been to cast his opponents as "Extreme Ithaca Liberals." One day after winning re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, he has decided to retire the term.</p>
  • Fox, NBC and Facebook turn down Trump ad deemed racist

    11/06/2018 5:21:55 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 30 replies
    ABC News ^ | NEW YORK — Nov 5, 2018, 9:20 PM ET | By DAVID BAUDER, AP MEDIA WRITER
    NBC, Fox News Channel and Facebook all said Monday they will stop airing President Donald Trump's campaign advertisement that featured an immigrant convicted of killing two police officers. CNN had rejected the same ad, declaring it racist.... Marianne Gambelli, Fox News' president of advertising sales, said the commercial was pulled on Sunday "upon further review." Fox did not immediately say how many times it had aired on either Fox News Channel or the Fox Business Network.
  • Lawmakers Drafting Bill That Would Allow Social Media Checks Before Gun Purchase

    11/04/2018 7:18:43 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 61 replies
    CBS Radio ^ | 11/02/18
    Two New York lawmakers are working to draft a bill that would propose a social media check before a gun purchase. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and state Sen. Kevin Palmer’s proposal would allow authorities to review three years of social media history and one year of internet search history of any person seeking to purchase a firearm.... The two are hoping to identify any hate speech on social media profiles, which are often revealed only after someone is arrested in a mass shooting.
  • Beto O’Rourke Once Supported an El Paso Real Estate Deal. Barrio Residents Remember.

    10/29/2018 8:13:17 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 28 replies
    New York Times ^ | Oct. 29, 2018 | By Stephanie Saul
    Mr. O’Rourke was perceived by many as siding with the moneyed elite against angry barrio residents, small business owners and even the Jesuit priests who ministered to the immigrant community at Sacred Heart Church. “Mr. O’Rourke was basically the pretty face of this very ugly plan against our most vulnerable neighborhoods,” said David Dorado Romo, a local historian who says the episode resurrected longstanding race and class divisions in the city. Barrio residents feared they would lose their homes through eminent domain, and a city-funded branding study suggested that the residents of El Paso were perceived as “dirty” and “lazy.’’...
  • NYS Senate GOP scrambling to save Marty Golden's seat, offering free hotel rooms to volunteers

    10/08/2018 5:18:40 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 3 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 10/08/18 | Ken Lovett
    ALBANY — With Democrats targeting veteran Sen. Martin Golden’s Brooklyn seat, the Senate GOP this past weekend offered to put volunteers who came to help the incumbent from outside the district up in hotels. An email obtained by the Daily News sent from the personal account of Michael Ostrander, the special assistant to Senate secretary Francis Patience, urged people to volunteer to do door-knocking in the district this past Saturday. “The opposition is coming after him hard so we’ll need a good turnout for the Senator,” Ostrander wrote. “Please let your volunteers know of this opportunity and the importance of...
  • Sarah Palin to Murkowski: I can see 2022 from my house...

    10/05/2018 12:24:12 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 178 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10/05/18 | Sarah Palin
    Hey @LisaMurkowski - I can see 2022 from my house...
  • Flake "still having issues": Twitter report

    10/04/2018 12:26:53 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 221 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10/04/18 | Elaina Plott
    I’m told by source with direct knowledge that Flake is “still having issues” and that some colleagues are trying to “walk him through them.” Sen Coons tells me just now that Flake reached out to him and asked if they could speak at length later.
  • Democratic New York State Senate Candidate Accused of Hitting Ex-Wife

    10/04/2018 7:31:12 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 43 replies
    © 2018 Gizmodo Media Group ^ | 10/03/18 | Prachi Gupta
    A woman has come forward with allegations that her ex-wife, a New York State Senate candidate, verbally and physically abused her.. Brandi Morgan, 36, alleges that Amanda Kirchgessner, 34, the Democratic candidate for New York’s 58th Senate district, repeatedly threw objects at her; threatened to strangle her; pushed and grabbed her, and threatened to kill her animals if she left their marriage.... Morgan and Kirchgessner were married from 2008 until 2016. She had taken Kirchgessner’s name, but changed it back after the divorce was finalized. She says that their relationship changed in 2011, after Kirchgessner was charged with driving while...
  • State Senate Candidate Kirchgessner accused of domestic violence (D-NY)

    10/03/2018 7:16:37 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 24 replies
    Ithaca Times ^ | 10/02/18 | Matt Butler
    Amanda Kirchgessner, a progressive Democratic candidate contending for a seat in the New York State Senate representing the 58th District, has been accused of several instances of domestic violence and abuse during their marriage. Kirchgessner’s ex-wife, Brandi Morgan, has told the Ithaca Times that Kirchgessner participated in a pattern of abusive behavior during the latter years of their marriage, which officially ended in 2016. The allegations include grabbing, pushing, throwing objects, verbal abuse, intimidation and possible threats against Morgan and their pets.... Morgan has chosen to come forward and gave the Ithaca Times permission to use her name despite her...
  • Maria Shriver Calls Lindsey Graham “Every Woman’s Nightmare," Gets OBLITERATED With One Tweet

    09/28/2018 8:45:42 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 111 replies
    Copyright © 2018. COTR LLC ^ | 09/28/18 | Ashley (Kimber)
    the lib spin is now that Graham had an “unhinged meltdown” because of course it is. There was nothing unhinged about the words coming out of Lindsey Graham’s mouth yesterday. He had more sense in his pinky finger than the entire Democratic party combined. Whatever. The libs are going with crap like this: "Oh my god. This is every woman’s nightmare. This is a terrifying image." — Maria Shriver (@mariashriver) September 27, 2018 um… "Just asked my wife. She said being left to drown in a car like your uncle did to Mary Jo Kopechne is a bigger nightmare...
  • South Park Perfectly Captures America's Apathy With Multiple School Shootings

    09/27/2018 8:13:58 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 15 replies
    More than 30 children have already been murdered this year in school shootings. It’s hard to even get an exact count of the deaths in classrooms and how many school shootings there have been in 2018, because most tallies don’t account for guns near school property, others just aren’t up to date. And even more outrageous is how routine it is today, that these incidents come and go in the regular news cycle. In the final episode of South Park’s 19th season in 2015—one of its greatest of all time, which it hasn’t recreated since—the show satirized America’s obsession with...
  • RNC poll finds GOP voters aren’t worried about midterms. That’s bad

    09/18/2018 8:30:46 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 66 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 9/18/18 | Chris Pandolfo
    Fully half of self-identified Republicans don’t believe Democrats are likely to win back the House. And within that group, 57 percent of people who describe themselves as strong Trump supporters don’t believe Democrats have a chance (37 percent believe they do). … “If overconfident Republican voters stay home, Democrats could win a landslide,” Josh Green writes. “The report urges GOP officials to yank their voters back to reality: ‘We need to make real the threat that Democrats have a good shot of winning control of Congress.'”
  • Transgender Model... Confirms Colin Kaepernick Relationship; 49ers Quarterback Remains Silent

    09/10/2018 7:29:15 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 126 replies
    © Copyright 2018 Newsweek Media Group ^ | Fkashback: 02/08/16 at 5:45 pm | By Maria Vultaggio
    Transgender model Mia Isabella, who was involved in the reputed Tyga and Kylie Jenner cheating scandal, said she and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick were once in a romantic relationship. Isabella originally remained quiet about her love for Kaepernick to “protect” him. “I loved him very much and he cared for me greatly, but in order to protect his brand I made him walk away from me,” she told International Business Times via email Monday. “Knowing the persecution he would face because I’m a Trans woman.” They have not spoken since late September, she added.
  • Ohio officer forced to shoot K9 partner during attack

    09/02/2018 8:36:45 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 104 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09.02.18 | Robert Gearty
    An Ohio officer shot his police dog after it attacked him, leaving him with serious bite wounds, the Columbus Police Department said. Officer Brian Carter underwent surgery at a hospital and K9 Benzi, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, was humanely euthanized. Carter was correcting Benzi’s behavior through verbal commands at the department’s K9 office Saturday morning when the dog suddenly turned on him, a Columbus Police spokesperson said in a news release.