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  • Punk Icon Johnny Rotten Defends Trump, Slams ‘Left-Wing Media’

    03/29/2017 6:23:20 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 8 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 03/27/17 | Jessica Chasmar
    Punk icon John Lydon, better known by his stage name Johnny Rotten, defended U.S. President Donald Trump against the “left-wing media” during a Monday interview in London. The former Sex Pistols frontman, who became a U.S. citizen in 2013, said on ITV’s “Good Morning Britain” that Mr. Trump is “a complicated fellow” but doesn’t deserve being labeled a racist by his liberal opponents. “What I dislike is the left-wing media in America are trying to smear the bloke as a racist, and that’s completely not true,” the 61-year-old said. “There’s many, many problems with him as a human being, but...
  • Defiant Merkel defends refugee stance after attacks

    07/28/2016 6:19:45 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 46 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/28/16 | AFP
    Berlin (AFP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday rebuffed calls to reverse her welcoming stance toward refugees after a series of brutal attacks in the country. Merkel, who interrupted her summer holiday to face the media in Berlin, said the four assaults within a week were "shocking, oppressive and depressing" but not a sign that authorities had lost control. The German leader said the assailants "wanted to undermine our sense of community, our openness and our willingness to help people in need". "We firmly reject this," she said at a wide-ranging news conference. Merkel repeated her rallying cry from...
  • Rape victim says Hillary Clinton 'lied like a dog'

    03/18/2016 6:00:52 AM PDT · by Mr Apple · 41 replies
    cnn ^ | June 20, 2014 | Youtube
    "Hillary Clinton laughed about getting the convicted rapist of a 12 year old child off on a technicality. Hillary got him off with time served in county jail, about 2 months. She says she used a legal technicality to plead her client, who faced 30 years to life in prison, down to a lesser charge."
  • The Craziest GOP Debate of The Cycle: Trump Defends Planned Parenthood .....

    02/15/2016 4:57:40 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 114 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 2/13/2016 | Katie Pavlich
    We're just one week away from the South Carolina primary and tonight the remaining six presidential candidates took the debate stage in Greenville to make a final push. Debate moderator John Dickerson opened the night with a moment of silence dedicated to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died earlier today after serving for three decades on the high court. The debate, hosted by CBS News, was certainly the most entertaining of the cycle with candidates repeatedly going after each other with an audience that loudly booed throughout the night.(snip) 2) Trump said Planned Parenthood does "many wonderful things for...
  • Megyn Kelly Defends Maddow: ‘What’s the Harm’ in Her Moderating a Debate?

    02/06/2016 8:12:00 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 47 replies
    Mediate ^ | 02/05/15 | Josh Feldman
    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow co-moderated last night’s Democratic debate, and while she did receive praise for asking tough, substantive questions, she did receive criticism because of the very fact that she was an outspoken liberal commentator moderating a presidential debate. Oh, and also the fact that she hugged both candidates. On Fox News tonight, Megyn Kelly and Howard Kurtz had their doubts about Maddow’s claim she would do the same for Republicans, with Kurtz insisting “she should not have been on that stage.” Kelly, however, pointed out that the RNC has pushed for conservative commentators to co-moderate their debates (i.e....
  • Roger Ailes Defends Megyn Kelly’s Debate Performance …Donald Trump Responds

    08/25/2015 1:47:36 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 63 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 08/25/15 | Jim Hoft
    Last night Donald Trump welcomed Megyn Kelly back from vacation with this tweet: ""@PatrickStinard: @megynkelly Kelly File was much better without Megyn Kelly. Her replacement while she was out on vacation was much better!" Today Roger Ailes accused Donald Trump of “verbal assault” and defended controversial Megyn Kelly’s debate performance. Fox News CEO released a statement on the attacks by Trump Tuesday: “Donald Trump’s surprise and unprovoked attack on Megyn Kelly during her show last night is as unacceptable as it is disturbing. Megyn Kelly represents the very best of American journalism and all of us at Fox News Channel...
  • GOP Chairman Defends FOX News and Megyn Kelly – Approves Anti-Trump Moderator

    08/12/2015 5:59:51 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 48 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 08/11/15 | Jim Hoft
    It looks like the GOP elites are absolutely intent on running Trump out of the race so they can control “the process.” The Party now determines who should be eligible to run and who meets their approval. Cruz’s “Washington Cartel” analogy was right! Last week GOP leader Reince Priebus defended Megyn Kelly and FOX News after the controversial debate where they planned zingers for the Republican candidates. This week he approved Hugh Hewitt, who has frequently spoken out against the GOP front-runner Donald Trump, to be debate moderator at the next Republican debate.
  • Hillary Clinton Defends Planned Parenthood as Corporations Flee Abortion Provide

    07/24/2015 8:01:34 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 25 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/24/15 | Kristinn Taylor
    Leading Democratic Party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton embraced Planned Parenthood on Thursday, defending the nation’s largest abortion provider during a campaign speech in Greenville, South Carolina, and later in a statement from that speech posted to Twitter. Planned Parenthood has been under fire recently after videos were released showing its officials glibly discussing trafficking in body parts of aborted babies. Hillary Clinton Defends Planned Parenthood as Corporations Flee Abortion Provider Kristinn Taylor Jul 24th, 2015 9:43 am 1 Comment Hillary Clinton Young Cons Leading Democratic Party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton embraced Planned Parenthood on Thursday, defending the nation’s largest abortion...
  • Obama Admin Defends Meeting with Group That 'Slanders' Israel "Another blow to Israeli

    06/08/2015 3:32:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 6/8/15 | Bradford Thomas
    The Obama administration defended a recent meeting between White House and State Department officials and "Breaking the Silence," an activist group Israel's justice minister has condemned for "slander[ing] the State of Israel." Breaking the Silence, which according to NGO-Monitor gets its funding from European sources, issued a report last month containing what it says are testimonies of Israel's use of indiscriminate force against Palestinian civilians from anonymous IDF soldiers who served during last summer's Israel-Hamas conflict. Though the IDF said it would investigate the report, it has raised significant questions about its credibility, some Israeli soldiers labeling it "a total...
  • Boehner defends his U.S. House leadership amid conservative unrest

    03/02/2015 9:24:03 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 3/2/15 | Diane Bartz - Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fresh from an embarrassing rebuke at the hands of conservatives in his own party, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner played down any risk to his continuing leadership on Sunday, saying disagreements with fellow Republicans were merely over strategy, not goals. Asked if he could lead the fractious House, Boehner said, "I think so. I'm not going to suggest it's easy, because it’s not." The House narrowly averted cutting off funds to the Department of Homeland Security on Friday after Boehner failed to rein in conservative Republicans. They were insisting on tying the issue to blocking...
  • Bibi Defends Congress Trip: I'll Go Anywhere to Defend Israel

    01/25/2015 4:12:27 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 25 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 1/25/2015 | Cynthia Blank
    At his weekly Cabinet meeting Sunday, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu focused primarily on international issues including the Iran nuclear agreement, the struggle with Islamic State, and global anti-Semitism. "In the coming weeks, the major powers are liable to reach a framework agreement with Iran, an agreement that is liable to leave Iran as a nuclear threshold state, which would endanger - first and foremost - the existence of the State of Israel," Netanyahu warned as he began the meeting. "This is the same Iran that has taken over Lebanon and Syria and is now taking over Yemen and Iraq. This...
  • ‘Don’t be mad': Michelle O defends lunch rules in classroom broadcast

    09/28/2014 6:16:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 60 replies
    EAGnews.org ^ | 9/27/14 | Kyle Olson
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – First Lady Michelle Obama took to the airwaves Friday in a Channel One interview beamed into thousands of school classrooms to an estimated 5 million students across America. The-First-Lady-on-Lunch-262x175The Hill reports: First lady Michelle Obama said it was “natural” that kids are “grumbling” over new requirements for schools to fill vending machines and lunch lines with healthier food, but that it would not deter her from improving child nutrition. According to a transcript provided on the Channel One website, Obama said, “I know kids are grumbling because they have to make changes. Trust me, my kids roll...
  • A retired cop's shocking life of drugs and crime

    09/11/2014 7:08:23 PM PDT · by Vendome · 11 replies
    NY Post ^ | Phillip Messing
    Photo: Stefano Giovannini MORE ON:NYPD NYPD watchdogs confused about chokeholds NYPD cop in serious condition after responding to fire Rally on Staten Island to support police on Sept. 27 Gangsta cop says his past made him a better officer A retired police commander kept a stunning secret for more than two decades: Before joining the NYPD, he peddled crack, tried to murder a fellow drug dealer and was close pals with a notorious cop killer. Corey Pegues — who collects a $135,000 tax-free line-of-duty disability ...
  • White House defends Obama's golf outings during crises

    08/22/2014 6:26:07 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 8/22/14 | Steve Holland - Reuters
    EDGARTOWN Mass. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama delivered a somber statement on the death of American journalist James Foley after a video emerged showing Foley's grisly execution by Islamic State militants. Then Obama proceeded directly to a golf course to play 18 holes. That juxtaposition of events on Wednesday drew Obama a fair amount of criticism as he tries to juggle the U.S. response to rapidly unfolding world crises while taking some time to relax during a two-week August vacation that has been frequently interrupted. "Bam's Golf War," blared the cover of the New York Daily News, showing a picture...
  • Joan Rivers Defends Israel in Epic Rant

    07/25/2014 12:14:05 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 39 replies
    Breitbart via TMZ ^ | 7/25/2014 | Breitbart TV
    (Language Warning) When TMZ caught up with comedian Joan Rivers Thursday outside of LAX she unleashed an emotional rant on the Israeli and Palestinian conflict, screaming, "You are all insane, they [Palestinians] started it!" Rivers got animated at the paparazzi's question about the mounting civilian casualties, saying, “Let me just tell you, if New Jersey were firing rockets into New York, we would wipe them out. If we heard they were digging tunnels from New Jersey to New York, we would get rid of Jersey."
  • Obama Defends Decision Not to Visit Border: ‘This Isn’t Theater’

    07/09/2014 4:46:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 40 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 7/9/14 | Matt Wilstein
    After delivering a statement about his administration’s plans to deal with the current crisis at America’s border with Mexico Wednesday afternoon, President Barack Obama addressed for the first time the mounting criticism over his decision not to visit to border on his trip to Texas this week. In answering a reporter’s question on the controversy, Obama defended his decision by saying he was more interested in a substantive solution to the problem than a simple “photo-op.” The president explained that his Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will be making his sixth trip to the border this week and briefs...
  • Barack Obama Defends NSA Agents: Your Neighbors and Friends (Video)

    01/17/2014 3:14:28 PM PST · by Nachum · 37 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 1/17/14 | Jim Hoft
    Barack Obama announced on Friday that he will require intelligence agencies to obtain permission from a secret court before tapping into a vast storehouse of telephone data, and will ultimately move that data out of the hands of the government. The president also defended NSA operatives saying the agents were “our neighbors and friends.” National Journal reported: In a bid to calm growing privacy concerns about the government’s spying powers, President Obama outlined a series of steps Friday aimed at ushering in “concrete and substantial” reforms to the National Security Agency. “Americans recognized that we had to adapt to a...
  • White House Defends Obamacare Rule That Forces New Insurance

    11/01/2013 9:20:34 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 27 replies
    CNN ^ | 11-1-2013 | Bryan Koenig
    Washington (CNN) - White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Friday continued to defend the rule in the national health care law that may end up forcing millions of Americans from their health insurance. Carney's defense of the law comes amid revelations that a grand total of six Americans signed up for Obamacare coverage on the first day the online exchanges went live October 1, according to internal notes provided to the Republican-controlled House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
  • Politico reporter defends non-golfing President Obama from Twitter ‘trolls’

    10/07/2013 7:39:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    twitchy ^ | 10/7/13 | staff
    Jennifer Epstein ✔ @jeneps hey people/trolls of Twitter: Obama did not leave the White House to play golf this weekend. he spent both days at home. Loyal Twitchy readers likely escaped a rebuke from Politico reporter Jennifer Epstein tonight, who made it clear that President Obama did not golf this weekend despite having an empty schedule. A tweet promoting her Politico article, “Government shutdown, cancelled trip leaves Obama schedule empty,” had plenty thinking the president took the opportunity to hit the links. As Twitchy reported yesterday, the president did not go golfing despite summer-like conditions in and around Washington, nor...
  • School Defends Textbook Calling Muhammad “God’s Messenger”

    07/31/2013 7:24:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/31/13 | Todd Starnes
    School officials in Florida are defending a textbook that declares Muhammad as the “Messenger of God” after critics accused an Islamic education group of launching a stealth jihad in American public school classrooms. The Prentice World History textbook being used in Brevard Public Schools includes a 36-page chapter on Islam but no chapters on Christianity or Judaism. According to a copy obtained by Fox News, The ninth grade textbook declares that Muhammad is the “Messenger of God” and instructs students that jihad is a duty that Muslims must follow. “Jihad may be interpreted