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  • Netflix Pays Record Sum For Movie About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

    02/09/2019 11:39:55 AM PST · by rktman · 74 replies ^ | 2/9/2019 | s morefield
    Netflix reportedly paid a record sum to obtain the rights to a documentary about the election campaign of Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. “Knock Down the House,” which followed the 2018 midterm primary elections of four Democratic women, three of whom lost their bids, rose from its initial Kickstarter funding to the Festival Favorite Award at Utah’s Sundance Film Festival. Netflix announced its decision to purchase rights to the film on Thursday. The streaming service reportedly paid $10 million, the most ever for a Sundance Film Festival documentary.
  • Maroon 5 frontman hints Superbowl show will be hip-hop kneeling fest. (T)

    02/03/2019 8:47:37 AM PST · by rktman · 15 replies ^ | 2/2/2019 | Vivek Saxena
    FULL HEADER: "Maroon 5 frontman hints Superbowl show will be hip-hop kneeling fest. Fox News offers alternative for halftime." Proud, flag-loving patriots who hate seeing the American flag be disrespected may have no other option but to tune out of the upcoming Super Bowl halftime show. The show has been mired in controversy because of a concerted effort by radical far-left activists to stop any artist from performing at the event. To them, any performance would be a slap in the face to unemployed former NFL quarterback and continued race-baiting agitator Colin Kaepernick. Thankfully, some artists resisted the pressure and...
  • Climate Alarmists Reduced to Recycling Discredited Attacks on Skeptics

    02/02/2019 12:01:28 PM PST · by rktman · 24 replies ^ | 2/2/2019 | Marc Sheppard
    Anyone who continues to question whether [manmade global warming] is happening should be ostracized from the public debate. They should not be invited on cable news or the Sunday Shows to spread misinformation and outright lies. These voices have been granted legitimacy for far too long.
  • Stripper-slash-rapper Cardi B is the perfect Democrat(HUH?)

    02/01/2019 9:54:17 AM PST · by rktman · 23 replies ^ | 2/1/2019 | Taylor Day
    As an example of the absolute state of the DNC, Cardi B has been invited by "influential Democrats" to speak to an event for the Polk County Iowa Democratic organization. In a desperate attempt to use her to appeal to younger voters or just hoping for a tutorial on how to dance provocatively, the donkey party is showing that Democrats no longer take politics seriously. Cardi B is the perfect manifestation of this. Cardi B is a female rapper who climbed out from an obscure Brooklyn strip club when she achieved internet fame by making profanity-laced videos discussing her stripping...
  • Actress Raves, 'Environmental Racism' Will Cause World to End by 2030; (T)

    02/01/2019 9:08:48 AM PST · by rktman · 46 replies ^ | 2/1/2019 | Kristine Marsh
    FULL HEADER: "Actress Raves, 'Environmental Racism' Will Cause World to End by 2030; Rips Pence for Causing Smollett Attack" Openly gay actress and liberal activist Ellen Page appeared on The Late Show Thursday and went on an bizarre rant against everything from media coverage of global warming to the alleged hate crime against actor Jussie Smollett. She predicted the world was going to end in the next eleven years, yet no one was talking about it, and emotionally ripped into the Vice President for causing the alleged anti-gay attack against Smollett. Host Stephen Colbert commiserated with Page over the effects...
  • Former Presidential Loser: We May Not Be Able To Survive Another Four Years Of Trump(jfk)

    01/31/2019 9:14:31 AM PST · by rktman · 47 replies ^ | 1/31/2019 | Matt Vespa
    Former Secretary of State and failed Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry said that “our democracy might not be able to survive four more years of Donald Trump” in a fundraising email to supporters of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) on Wednesday. “I’m worried about the state of our democracy under Donald Trump,” Kerry wrote. “This president’s complete disregard for diplomacy has embarrassed our nation on the world stage and he’s weakened the very foundation of our democracy.” Kerry then accused Trump of dividing Americans at home and isolating America from the rest of the world.
  • Sundance So Far: Hollywood’s Own State of the Union Address, From Diverse Stories(T)

    01/28/2019 9:41:53 AM PST · by rktman · 10 replies ^ | 1/27/2019 | Steve Pond
    PUKE ALERT!!!! The Sundance Film Festival is always a barometer of the times to some degree, with often-topical indie films alternating with documentaries about the hot-button issues of the day. But there’s something particularly timely about this year’s Sundance, which has made a point of embracing diversity and in its first four days has showcased a slate of films that constitute its own (non-delayed) State of the Union address. Screening at a festival that gave 63 percent of its press credentials to underrepresented groups and booked nearly half its slate with female directors, the films that have gotten the most...
  • WashPost Ponders Impeachment, But Worries Trump's 'Core Supporters' Might Get Violent

    01/28/2019 6:25:53 AM PST · by rktman · 95 replies ^ | 1/27/2019 | tim Graham
    Today, it is tempting to imagine that Trump’s impeachment and removal would take the country back to a saner, simpler time. This illusion ignores the enduring forces that brought Trump to power as well as the risks of impeachment itself... [Jeffrey] Engel warns that impeachment “disrupts the American political landscape as few other events do, leaving scars for generations.” A failed impeachment drive could encourage the president’s most dangerous impulses, and even if it succeeds, impeachment only kicks out an offending leader, “it doesn’t fix the democratic decline that brought [him] to power,” [Laurence] Tribe and [Joshua] Matz remind. Catch...
  • Alyssa Milano: ‘The Red MAGA Hat Is the New White Hood’(Why soit-en-lee)

    Actress and leftist activist Alyssa Milano smeared the millions of Americans who support President Donald Trump and wear his “Make America Great Again” hat, equating them to the racist killers of the Ku Klux Klan. “The red MAGA hat is the new white hood. Without white boys being able to empathize with other people, humanity will continue to destroy itself,” Alyssa Milano said Sunday in the wake a viral unedited video, which showed a clash between several Covington Catholic High School students and a Native American activist at the March for Life in Washington, DC, on Friday.
  • Trump Administration Postpones ANWR Meetings As Lisa Murkowski Calls For Shutdown To End

    01/10/2019 11:38:59 AM PST · by rktman · 60 replies ^ | 1/10/2019 | Michael Bastasch
    BLM’s announcement comes after Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, the lawmakers behind legislation to open ANWR, broke with President Donald Trump and GOP leadership and called for an end to the government shutdown. Murkowski said Tuesday that federal agencies can be reopened that “don’t have anything to do with border security.” Murkowski’s remarks came ahead of Trump’s televised address calling for Congress to fund a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
  • For Trump, Pelosi-Schumer clown show is the gift that keeps on giving

    01/10/2019 10:44:00 AM PST · by rktman · 11 replies ^ | 1/10/2019 | elad hakim
    Tuesday night, President Trump delivered a powerful speech from the Oval Office regarding the need for strong border security. During the speech, Trump laid out specific facts explaining why the country needs to secure the border and how his plan would accomplish this. According to Fox News, at one point during the speech, Trump directly addressed his colleagues, stating, "Wealthy politicians ... don't build walls because they hate the people on the outside, but because they love the people on the inside." The speech was effective and convincing. Prior to the speech, Democrats demanded an opportunity to issue a rebuttal....
  • David Hogg Avoids CNN’s Simple Question About Gun Control(ICYMI)

    01/08/2019 10:51:53 AM PST · by rktman · 49 replies ^ | 1/8/2019 | Nick Givas
    Parkland school shooting survivor David Hogg ignored a simple question about gun control and background checks on CNN’s “New Day” Tuesday and refused to answer directly. Host Alisyn Camerota asked Hogg if universal background checks would have prevented the February 2018 tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Hogg, however, failed to come up with a clear answer. (RELATED: David Hogg To Enroll At Harvard) “I think there’s many instances, and instances of gun violence, that could have stopped further acts of gun violence. There’s 40,000 people that die of gun violence every year, and a very small minority of...
  • 'Danger Dyslexia': Toy Guns are Dangerous, Open Borders Are Not

    01/07/2019 10:24:41 AM PST · by rktman · 19 replies ^ | 1/7/2019 | karen Kataline
    For the third year in a row, Hempstead, New York sponsored a "Toy Gun Buyback” that encouraged kids to give up their toy guns in exchange for toys which Leftists deem to be “safer.” In the spirit of equality some children were given a toy gun so they could trade it in for a “safe” toy. Hempstead Village Trustee LaMont Johnson said, “The purpose is to offer a safe alternative to toy guns. We don't want the kids playing with guns. Guns are dangerous.” Mayor Don Ryan of Hempstead Village agreed, “Saying no to guns is important, even toy guns.”
  • What to Expect from a Kamala Harris Presidency(pronounced comma-lah)

    12/22/2018 12:08:06 PM PST · by rktman · 117 replies ^ | 12/22/2018 | Robert Oscar Lopez
    According to CNN's Grace Sparks, polls show Kamala Harris winning 4% support from Democrats going into the 2020 presidential run. Harris trails behind Joe Biden (30%), Bernie Sanders (14%), Robert Francis O'Rourke (9%), and Cory Booker (5%). But don't be fooled. In 2020, outcomes will place a premium on identity politics. While many liberals have warned against the overuse of identity politics, most Democrats still have faith in identity as a rallying point. Democrats have had too many successes to forgo identity politics:
  • 60 Companies Funding the Women’s March’s Biggest Sponsor

    12/21/2018 8:31:50 AM PST · by rktman · 12 replies ^ | 12/21/2018 | Katie Yoder
    The nation’s largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, is continuing its support of the Women’s March after Tablet magazine made headlines for reporting allegations of anti-Semitism against Women’s March leaders. But the Women’s March isn’t the only organization that receives funding here; Planned Parenthood does too – from 60 companies. On Dec. 10, Tablet’s report by Leah McSweeney and Jacob Siegel captured nationwide attention. According to sources, at an initial Women’s March meeting, organizers Tamika Mallory and Carmen Perez “asserted that Jewish people bore a special collective responsibility as exploiters of black and brown people” and “claimed that Jews were proven...
  • Measuring Left-Wing Authoritarianism in America

    12/19/2018 10:18:06 AM PST · by rktman · 13 replies ^ | 12/18/2018 | Joshua Rabotnick
    In January of 2017, when the political controversy over Donald Trump’s perplexing win over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 national election was at its peak, my professor began his political psychology course by asking the lecture hall the following: “How many of you wish Hillary had won the election?” The question was voluntary, yet nearly every hand in the room shot up. “Okay, and how many of you supported Trump winning the election?” The room was quiet as not a single hand was raised, followed by a few chuckles. “Next, how many of you feel that liberals are safe walking...
  • New York AG hopes to destroy Trump

    12/18/2018 7:18:22 AM PST · by rktman · 25 replies ^ | 12/18/2018 | Mychal Massie
    Letitia James, the attorney general elect of New York, has made it known that she is not interested in doing her job. She is interested in pretending to serve the people of New York as the chief law enforcement person. In reality she is pandering to her Democratic handlers, hoping that at the end of the day that she will receive a biscuit and a pat on the head. Rather than focusing on prosecuting crime, making the streets safer for New Yorkers, working to combat wealthy child sexual predators and working with law enforcement and local community residents to make...
  • 9th Circuit Blocks Trump Effort To Deny Asylum For Illegal Aliens(WUT!)

    12/08/2018 12:03:14 PM PST · by rktman · 45 replies ^ | 12/8/2018 | Kevin Daley
    The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a temporary restraining order against a Trump administration policy that denies asylum to illegal aliens. The 2-1 decision is the latest setback the 9th Circuit has rendered to President Donald Trump’s immigration agenda. “Just as we may not, as we are often reminded, ‘legislate from the bench,’ neither may the executive legislate from the oval office,” Judge Jay Bybee wrote for the majority. Former President George W. Bush appointed Bybee to the bench, and the judge has a conservative reputation.
  • World Bank ups funds to tackle 'existential threat' of climate change ($200B!)

    12/04/2018 7:45:48 AM PST · by rktman · 6 replies ^ | Megan Rowling
    The World Bank will give equal weight to curbing emissions and helping poor countries deal with the “disastrous effects” of a warming world as it steps up investments to tackle climate change in the first half of the 2020s, it said on Monday. The bank and its two sister organizations plan to double their investments in climate action to about $200 billion from 2021-2025, with a boost in support for efforts to adapt to higher temperatures, wilder weather and rising seas. The latest figures on international climate funding for developing nations show barely a quarter has been going to adaptation,...
  • UN Climate Summit To Emit More CO2 Than 8,200 American Homes Do In A Year

    12/03/2018 10:47:32 AM PST · by rktman · 8 replies ^ | 12/3/2018 | Michael Bastasch
    The U.N.’s climate summit will emit as much carbon dioxide as more than 8,200 American homes. It’s also equivalent to more than 11,700 cars driving for one year or 728 tankers trucks worth of gasoline. When air travel is factored in, the summit’s emissions are likely higher, according to one expert. This year’s United Nations climate summit will have a carbon footprint equivalent to the yearly electricity usage of more than 8,200 American households, according to the international body’s own figures. The U.N. estimates the summit, called COP24, will emit 55,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide — the very greenhouse...