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  • Turkey’s opposition CHP demands annulment of referendum

    04/18/2017 5:56:09 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 8 replies
    KOM News ^ | 18 April 2017 | Bulent Tezcan
    Bulent Tezcan, deputy chairman of the Republican People's Party (CHP). Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP  has called for the annulment of the results of Sunday’s referendum.CHP deputy chairman Bulent Tezcan slammed the decision by the High Electoral Board (YSK) to accept unstamped ballots as valid saying, “Everyone knows that the ‘no’ side won. After pressure and threats couldn’t produce the desired results, the YSK took action. This election is an election without stamps and has no legitimacy,” he said referring to the the last-minute decision by the YSK to use the unsealed ballots.“Packages were stolen, externally manufactured votes were used....
  • Lois Lerner demands secrecy in tea party targeting lawsuit testimony

    04/15/2017 7:56:19 AM PDT · by rktman · 86 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 4/15/2017 | Rick Moran
    The IRS manager most directly responsible for the targeting of tea party groups has demanded that her deposition for an upcoiming class action lawsuit related to the scandal be kept secret. Lois Lerner, former head of the tax exempt department at the IRS, claims that she has received death threats in the past and fears that publicity surrounding her deposition will lead to similar threats. Washington Times: Mr. Lerner and Holly Paz, another figure from the IRS tea party targeting, told the judge they’ve already faced “harassment and death threats” before, and said they fear another media firestorm if their...
  • Muslim University of Maryland students demand prayer rooms in every major building and ask that

    12/22/2016 12:02:54 PM PST · by ColdOne · 46 replies
    dailymail.com ^ | 12/22/16 | Jennifer Smith
    full title....................Muslim University of Maryland students demand prayer rooms in every major building and ask that their names be kept from Donald Trump........................Muslim students at the University of Maryland are asking for prayer rooms to be built in every major campus building as part of a lengthy list of demands to staff. They also want bus shuttle services to local mosques to be laid on by the university and are asking for their names to be kept from President-elect Donald Trump if he creates a nationwide Muslim registry. Their requests were among dozens issued by 'marginalized' students to the university's...
  • Fed-up illegal immigrants take to the streets and demand 'free' college tuition

    09/17/2016 7:10:36 AM PDT · by kevcol · 54 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 16, 2016 | Carmine Sabia
    A group of illegal alien high school students staged a protest to demand access to a scholarship that would grant them a free ride through college. The current and former Guilford County high school students gathered outside of the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center in North Carolina on Tuesday where the "Say Yes College Fair" was taking place, WFMY reported. The scholarship provides free tuition for in state public universities and colleges, but students must fill out a FAFSA form which requires the student to be a legal U.S. citizen.
  • The New Demands Of Black Lives Matter

    08/04/2016 3:11:24 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 24 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | August 4, 2016 | Crystal Wright
    Tenacious in distorting reality and inciting violence against police, the Black Lives Matter movement is at it again. Not satisfied with forcing colleges like Harvard, Yale and Princeton to remove “head master” from professors’ titles or change building names they deem racist, BLM recently issued policy demands.
  • Hispanic Anti-Trump Protester Warns White Voters of the Consequences of Electing Trump: We Own Texas

    02/29/2016 8:55:30 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 78 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 2/29/2016 | Jason Howerton
    Speaking outside a Donald Trump rally in Fort Worth, Texas on Friday, a Hispanic demonstrator warned the GOP candidate’s white supporters that there would be consequences if Trump manages to make it all the way to the White House. “If these people get what they want, Trump in there, I guarantee you — you think the Mexicans are going to lay down that easily? We don’t ever say nothing,” Ronald Gonzales, of Dallas, said. After explaining that he isn’t an advocate for open borders, he argued that many of the illegal immigrants living in the U.S. “already got families and...
  • THE DEMANDS

    11/20/2015 2:37:32 PM PST · by Borges · 47 replies
    Across the nation, students have risen up to demand an end to systemic and structural racism on campus. Here are their demands.
  • UN warns Europe against 'backtracking' on migrant commitments

    11/17/2015 7:06:07 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 22 replies
    The United Nations on Tuesday urged states not to "backtrack" on pledges made to host migrants and refugees, including from Syria, in the wake of the attacks in Paris. Multiple UN agencies issued a warning to European leaders who might use the tragedy to advance anti-migrant policies, stressing that many of those seeking refuge in Europe have also been the victims of extremists. Of the estimated 1.1 million migrants who have landed in Europe via the Mediterranean since 2013, less than six "have raised questions in terms of possible links to extremism," said International Organization for Migration spokesman Joel Millman.
  • Ryan’s Hope: A Soap Opera About Paul Ryan’s Indecision

    10/21/2015 3:20:07 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 16 replies
    Erick Erickson Radio ^ | 10-20-15 | Erick Erickson
    Good grief, Paul Ryan is a one man soap opera. First he doesn’t want it. Then he still doesn’t want it. Then he kinda, sorta, maybe wants it. Then he does not want it again. How many weeks into the saga of Ryan are we? Now, if only they will hand him the laurel crown he will take the burden begrudgingly, but they must be unanimous, fawning, and accommodating to the Princeps Ryan, our Immortal Beloved. Good grief. There are houses full of sorority sisters on great campuses within the SEC who have less drama within them than Paul Ryan...
  • Obama Withholds Iran Negotiation Info from Israel

    02/22/2015 5:08:10 PM PST · by kindred · 8 replies
    http://www.frontpagemag.com ^ | February 20, 2015 | Ari Lieberman
    In yet another deplorable display of betrayal, the Obama administration belatedly acknowledged that it is withholding information from Israel pertaining to the P5 + 1 talks with Iran. The administration’s shocking announcement followed initial denials by both the State Department and the White House that they were engaged in this type of duplicitous conduct against a strategic ally. Fearing fallout from the revelation, the White House claimed it acted to prevent the Israelis from leaking “cherry-pick[ed]” information and failing to properly contextualize. The revelation demonstrates three unwavering facts. First, the White House has probably already caved in to nearly all...
  • Super Bowl documents suggest what NFL will seek from Legislature

    12/09/2014 12:28:18 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 27 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 12-9-14 | doug belden
    As they're sorting through requests for more funding from programs and agencies next legislative session, state lawmakers are likely to be asked to help out a huge New York City-based nonprofit: the National Football League. 2015 is the year when any additional tax exemptions for the league related to the 2018 Super Bowl would likely be passed, and stadium officials have confirmed they will be making requests. The question of what exactly Minnesota taxpayers would be giving the NFL as part of hosting the game has been in limbo since Minneapolis' bid was accepted by league owners in May. As...
  • FBI demands new powers to hack into computers and carry out surveillance

    11/03/2014 11:08:45 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 10/29/14 | Ed Pinkton
    The FBI is attempting to persuade an obscure regulatory body in Washington to change its rules of engagement in order to seize significant new powers to hack into and carry out surveillance of computers throughout the US and around the world. Civil liberties groups warn that the proposed rule change amounts to a power grab by the agency that would ride roughshod over strict limits to searches and seizures laid out under the fourth amendment of the US constitution, as well as violate first amendment privacy rights. They have protested that the FBI is seeking to transform its cyber capabilities...
  • Reporters say White House sometimes demands changes to press-pool reports

    09/24/2014 5:02:43 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 29 replies
    Journalists who cover the White House say Obama’s press aides have demanded — and received — changes in press-pool reports before the reports have been disseminated to other journalists. They say the White House has used its unusual role as the distributor of the reports as leverage to steer coverage in a more favorable direction.
  • Darrell Issa demands documents on White House political office

    03/19/2014 9:02:23 AM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    the washingon examiner ^ | 3/19/14 | Meghashyam Mali
    House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., is pressing the White House to provide documents for his probe into potential Hatch Act violations. In a letter Tuesday to White House chief of staff Denis McDonough, Issa raised questions about whether the White House political office is improperly using taxpayer money to promote Democratic party and its candidates. Issa asked McDonough to "produce all documents and communications, including e-mails, related or referring to the Office of Political Strategy and Outreach or the reopening of the Office of Political Affairs, as soon as possible, but by no later than noon on April...
  • Immigration Detainees Continue Hunger Strike at Wash. Facility

    03/09/2014 5:36:25 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 20 replies
    nbcnews ^ | March 8th 2014 | Mel Bailey
    About 750 detainees housed at the Northwest Detention Center in Washington state refused to eat Saturday in an attempt to halt deportations and demand better conditions. Community to Community Development, an immigrant activist group, helped lead protests outside of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility in Tacoma where the detainees are being housed. They said the strike began Friday, and that detainees are demanding better food, treatment and pay for work they do at the center. The activist group plans to protest until Tuesday. "People showing solidarity right now at Tacoma detention center!" group organizer of Latino Advocacy,...
  • Spain:Muslim Groups Demand Citizenship for Millions(Based on Law for Citizenship of Expelled Jews)

    02/23/2014 4:26:46 PM PST · by lbryce · 27 replies
    The Clarion Project ^ | February 23, 2014 | BY SOEREN KERN
    Original Title:Spain: Muslim Groups Demand Citizenship for Millions The demands are for descendants of Muslims expelled from Spain in the Middle Ages when Muslim invaders were kicked out by Christians. Muslim groups are demanding Spanish citizenship for potentially millions of descendants of Muslims who were expelled from Spain during the Middle Ages. The growing clamor for "historical justice" comes after the recent approval of a law that would grant Spanish citizenship to descendants of Sephardic Jews expelled from Spain in 1492. Muslim supporters say they are entitled to the same rights and privileges as Jews because both groups were expelled...
  • BREAKING: NEW JERSEY ACTION SHUTTING DOWN OBAMA’S DEPORTATION QUOTA

    12/10/2013 11:05:13 AM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 17 replies
    notonemoredeportation.com ^ | December 10th, 2013 | notonemoredeportation.com
    Elizabeth, NJ – December 10th, 2013 During the week that Congress will close for 2013 without having passed an immigration reform bill, a group of Jersey residents locked themselves together in the street that serves as an entrance to the Elizabeth Detention Center (625 Evans St.) to protest the President’s deportation arbitrary quota policy and call on him to stop removals and expand deferred action instead. “We can’t let more families to be separated. We can’t wait for Congress. After what I saw my family go through I want to help other families that are in the same situation,” explains...
  • Undocumented students push for change to tuition policy

    08/16/2013 7:42:08 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 23 replies
    abclocal.go.com ^ | AUG 17,2013 | Heather Waliga
    RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Dozens of undocumented students at Wake Technical Community College are pushing for changes to a policy that requires them to pay out-of-state tuition. The students are forced to pay the out-of-state fees, which are nearly four times the cost of in-state tuition, even if they graduated from a North Carolina high school and have been living in the state for some time. Five students were arrested at Thursday's protest after repeated warnings to leave the campus. Wake Tech officials said the group didn't file the proper paperwork to protest at the college. The five individuals, ranging...
  • Barbarians at the Campus Gates: Why colleges cave to the demands of student activists

    05/21/2013 8:49:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 05/21/2013 | Thomas Sowell
    An all-too-familiar scene was enacted on the campus of Swarthmore College during a meeting on May 4 to discuss demands by student activists for the college to divest itself of its investments in companies that deal in fossil fuels. As a speaker was beginning a presentation to show how many millions of dollars such a disinvestment would cost the college, student activists invaded the meeting, seized the microphone, and shouted down a student who rose in the audience to object. Although there were professors and administrators in the room — including the college president — apparently nobody had the guts...
  • Latino Groups Warn Congress to Fix Immigration or Else

    12/17/2012 6:33:24 PM PST · by Bon of Babble · 60 replies
    NY Times ^ | December 17, 2012 | Julia Preston
    WASHINGTON — The nation’s largest Latino organizations warned Congress on Wednesday that they will keep a report card during the immigration debate next year, with plans to mobilize their voters against lawmakers who do not support a comprehensive immigration bill. “Make no mistake, we will be watching,” said Eliseo Medina, international secretary-treasurer of the Service Employees International Union, which led one of the most extensive Latino voter drives. The report card will show “who stood with us and who stood against us” on immigration reform, Mr. Medina said."