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  • Clyburn Compares Trump to Hitler!

    08/16/2017 1:56:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | August 16, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Grab sound bite number 29. Yeah, yeah. We’ll get to the early sound bites in the next half hour. This is Jim Clyburn, he is Democrat, South Carolina. He was on Wolf Blitzer’s CNN show this afternoon. He’s African-American, if you didn’t know. Congressman Clyburn is a member of Congressional Black Caucasians too. He’s a big guy in the Democrat Party. Wolf Blitzer said, “What was your reaction, as someone who has worked so hard in this area of civil rights all these years, what is your reaction to Trump in the press conference yesterday?” CLYBURN: We remember from...
  • Leading Net Neutrality Activist Campaigned on Behalf of al-Qaeda Supporter

    12/03/2015 6:21:19 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 3 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3 Dec 2015 | Allum Bokhari
    An influential activist who met with members of the Obama Administration to promote net neutrality campaigned on behalf of a convicted Al Qaeda supporter, Breitbart Tech can reveal. Evan Greer is the campaign director for Fight For The Future, which led grassroots efforts to promote net neutrality to the Obama Administration. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, and she describes herself as a “touring queer riot-folksinger.” For three years, she also campaigned on behalf of Tarek Mehanna, an open admirer of Osama Bin Laden who was convicted of aiding al-Qaeda in 2012.Mehanna was convicted in 2012, after prosecutors proved that in 2004...
  • Clyburn says weather may keep him from Trump inauguration

    01/15/2017 9:07:05 AM PST · by NotchJohnson · 62 replies
    The State ^ | 1/14/2017 | Greg Hadley
    A small but growing group of congressmen and women have announced they will not attend President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, breaking with generations of past precedent. In statements explaining their decisions, the members of Congress, who have all been Democrats thus far, cited Trump’s rhetoric on women, Muslims and immigrants, as well as concerns about the role Russian hacking may have played in the
  • Clyburn: Trump’s Law and Order Claim Was a ‘Dog Whistle’ to White Supremacists

    07/13/2016 2:52:43 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 45 replies
    brietbart ^ | 13 Jul 2016 | Pam Key
    Wednesday on MSNBC, Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) said presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s claim of being “the law and order candidate” was a “dog whistle” to white supremacists. Clyburn said, “Mr. Trump needs to get serious about this issue and stop making light of it. No system is rigged against him because of his skin color. That’s what race is all about. We must be serious about that, have a conversation with each other about that and see what we can do to solve this problem. And not hide behind what may or may not have happened to you...
  • Clyburn: Charleston Shooting A Result Of America's "Right-Wing Drift"

    06/21/2015 9:41:48 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 65 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | June 21, 2015 | Pam Key
    Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) discussed the fatal shooting of nine parishioners inside Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC and blamed the shooting on a “right-wing drift in the country” that has “gone too far.”
  • Clyburn challenger: Gay couples are 'gremlins' (Anthony Culler)

    10/21/2014 10:38:15 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 20, 2014 | Alexandra Jaffe
    Rep. James Clyburn's (D-S.C.) Republican challenger referred to same-sex couples as "gremlins" and "bullies" in a Facebook post urging supporters to oppose gay marriage at the polls this fall. Anthony Culler, the GOP nominee for Clyburn's seat, wrote a Facebook post on Oct. 14 decrying same-sex marriage as "a pestilence that has descended on our society, against our will, by those in the courts and government that do not value the traditional family."
  • Rep. Clyburn: Benghazi Committee ‘Same Kind of Thing’ That Led to End of Reconstruction

    05/22/2014 9:44:33 AM PDT · by Nachum · 57 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 5/22/14 | Evan McMurry |
    Representative James Clyburn (D-SC) told NewsOne Now host Roland Martin Wednesday evening that the recently-announced Benghazi select committee, which just gained five Democratic members, was redolent of the efforts to intimidate black politicians during the Reconstruction. “I seem to remember our history,” Clyburn said. “After reconstruction, when people of color gained political presence throughout the south, they drummed up all kinds of things, indictments and accusations, they drove these people out of the south. Some went to Chicago, some came here to Washington D.C. And I see the same kind of efforts to discredit this president and this administration.” RELATED:...
  • Clyburn (RAT-SC): Most Dem defectors wanted to 'insulate themselves against sound bites'

    11/17/2013 3:48:16 PM PST · by Libloather · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/17/13 | Cameron Joseph
    Assistant Democratic Leader James Clyburn (D-S.C.) on Sunday said most House Democrats who broke with their party and voted for a GOP-backed health insurance bill did so to "insulate themselves against sound bites." Almost 40 House Democrats voted on Friday for a Republican-led bill to to allow everyone to keep their health insurance, regardless of that plan's quality, splitting with President Obama and their party leadership. Most hail from competitive House districts, and Clyburn says that's the reason they backed the bill. "What you saw with those 39 people, maybe nine people had real serious concerns. The fact of the...
  • Rep. Clyburn Likens American Media To Nazi Propagandists

    08/22/2013 2:21:01 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 22, 2013 | Blake Neff
    Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.), the third-ranking House Democrat, on Wednesday accused the U.S. media of spreading "manufactured controversies" that pose dangers similar to the propaganda spread by the Nazis during the Holocaust.
  • Rep. Clyburn likens American media to Nazi propagandists

    08/21/2013 11:53:51 AM PDT · by Nachum · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/21/13 | Blake Neff
    Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.), the third-ranking House Democrat, on Wednesday accused the U.S. media of spreading "manufactured controversies" that pose dangers similar to the propaganda spread by the Nazis during the Holocaust. Speaking to Sirius XM, Clyburn accused the modern Internet-based media of misrepresenting the statements of people in order to hurt their reputations. "You have people´s words and phrases being misrepresented and looped through the news media and thrown out there on the Internet, and people run with it because these things start getting reported in the mainstream media, and before you know it, people believe that stuff," Clyburn
  • Info on Mignon Clyburn

    11/03/2012 4:11:21 PM PDT · by cquiggy · 11 replies
    11/03/2012 | Myself
    I hope I have posted in the right category. I am just curious about Mignon Clyburn FCC Commissioner (D) Does anyone know if she is related to (D) James Clyburn U.S. Rep South Carolina 6th Dist. I just watched a few minutes of C-Span's series titled The Communicators and she is not a very good one watching for just a few minutes It was very easy to see she is completely unqualified for any position which has oversight over technology. Thoughts and info please?
  • Clyburn seeks 'national policy' legalizing same-sex marriage

    05/16/2012 9:26:17 AM PDT · by txrangerette · 33 replies
    msnbc.com ^ | Tom Curry
    Rep. James Clyburn, the House Democrat's third-ranking leader, said on MSNBC's Daily Rundown Monday that the question of legal recognition of marriage between same-sex couples should not be left to state laws, but instead ought to be decided at the national level, a position that puts him at odds with President Barack Obama.Clyburn told NBC's Chuck Todd, "If we consider this to be a civil right, and I do, I don't think civil rights ought to be left up to a state-by-state approach. I think we should have a national policy on this."
  • Democrats boycott Coke, Walmart over voter ID laws

    04/04/2012 9:46:31 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 36 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | April 4, 2012 | Paul Bedard
    Democratic officials Wednesday launched a two-pronged attack on states with new laws requiring identification before voting, the highlight being a call to boycott Coke, Walmart and others that back a leading organization pushing for voter ID laws. “We are organizing. We are not agonizing,” said Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., who is leading a parallel Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s effort to get government identification into the hands of the estimated 2-3 million Democrats who don’t have one. “We have staffed up,” he said. Officials from another party-backed group, Color of Change, kicked off a boycott of Coke and other financial backers...
  • Rep. James Clyburn: Obama should campaign against the Supremes if they strike Obamacare

    04/02/2012 8:33:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/02/2012 | Tina Korbe
    Last week, liberals were blindsided by the Supreme Court's thoughtful and serious consideration of the constitutional objections to Obamacare --- and conservatives were taught to hope as they've never hoped before that the Supremes might toss the entirety of the monstrosity.Immediately, though, conservative Eeyores warned that the elimination of Obamacare might work to Barack Obama’s advantage in the general election because he would no longer have to defend the overwhelmingly unpopular law. While I never skewed to that view, I offer to conservative pessimists this hopeful thought: Maybe Barack Obama would be just stupid enough to take the advice of...
  • Jim Clyburn: Newt Gingrich ‘denigrates’ the poor (Tattered & torn, the race card is played)

    01/17/2012 11:11:36 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    The Politico ^ | January 17, 2012 | M.J. Lee
    Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) on Tuesday went after Newt Gingrich’s labeling of the Barack Obama as the “food stamp president,” charging the former speaker “denigrates” Americans trying to make ends meet during difficult economic times. “To say those kinds of things about the President of the United States, I think, not only tries to lower the office itself, but also denigrates those people who find themselves in need of food stamps,” the South Carolina Democrat said on Fox News, the morning after a GOP debate was held in his home state. Pressed on why the label was denigrating if Gingrich...
  • Republicans block (out of order) Dem leader Clyburn from speaking on House floor

    01/06/2012 7:56:00 AM PST · by Libloather · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/06/12 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Republicans block Dem leader Clyburn from speaking on House floorBy Pete Kasperowicz - 01/06/12 10:13 AM ET House Republicans on Friday morning blocked Assistant Democratic Leader James Clyburn (D-SC) from speaking on the House floor during a brief pro forma session. After the daily prayer and pledge of allegiance, Clyburn rose to spoke, but presiding officer Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) said Clyburn was "out of order," and that no business was to be conducted during these pro forma sessions. Denham then gaveled the session closed. Republicans in late December prevented House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) from speaking on the...
  • Wall Street Is Biggest Donor to Deficit Panel Members

    08/17/2011 7:27:26 PM PDT · by Fred · 10 replies
    Who's been cozying up to the members of the new Congressional super committee? With the committee set to decide on a whopping $1.5 trillion in federal deficit reduction this fall, lobbyists and corporations are trying to figure out which industries are best connected to the 12 members of the new panel. You can bet that those connections will be pressed to the limit in coming months as companies and sectors scramble to ensure that federal spending they like and tax breaks they depend on aren't slated for elimination. As it looks at the new committee members, Wall Street may like...
  • Rep. James Clyburn (D}: "I Will Use Seat on (debt) Super Committee to Close Wealth Gap"

    08/15/2011 7:56:09 AM PDT · by pabianice · 40 replies
    Fox News Channel | 8/15/11
    Further: 'I will work hard to protect entitlements... the only problem with the Reid Senate is that we didn't keep a fillibuster-proof majority... " Yeah. The Super Committee is gonna work. /S
  • Several Democrats wasting no time abusing their super committee appointments

    08/11/2011 8:47:49 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/11/11 | Amanda Carey
    Some Democratic members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, tasked with identifying $1.5 trillion in spending cuts, have become the subject of criticism, but their appointments were only finalized Thursday. Sen. Patty Murray of Washington, and Reps. James Clyburn of South Carolina and Xavier Becerra of California are already being targeted for circumstances that could compromise their abilities to negotiate. Becerra, for example, wasted no time before using his appointment as a fundraising tool for his own campaign.
  • FACTBOX-Top campaign donors to U.S. super committee members

    08/11/2011 10:52:27 PM PDT · by Fred · 6 replies
    Reuters ^ | 081111 | Reuters
    WASHINGTON, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Here is a look at some of the top donors to election campaigns for the 12 members of the U.S. Congress named to a deficit-fighting "super committee." Known as the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, the panel is expected to be the most heavily lobbied body in Washington ahead of its Nov. 23 deadline for making recommendations on $1.5 trillion in additional budget savings. Unless specified, donations below combine members' campaign committees and leadership PACs (political action committees). Data is from www.opensecrets.org. SENATE DEMOCRATS Patty Murray of Washington state * Software giant Microsoft Corp...