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  • Theresa May condemns Donald Trump for retweeting anti-Muslim hate videos from the British far-right

    11/29/2017 10:14:47 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 74 replies ^ | November 29, 2017 | Kieran Corcoran, Adam Bienkov
    LONDON — Theresa May has condemned U.S. President Donald Trump for retweeting Islamophobic videos about Muslims posted by a leader of the British far-right. A spokesman for the prime minister said that it was "wrong" for Trump to have broadcast the footage to his 46 million Twitter followers this morning. May's spokesman told a press briefing attended by Business Insider: "Britain first seeks to divide communities through their use of hateful narratives which peddle lies and stoke tensions. They cause anxiety to law abiding people. "British people overwhelmingly reject the prejudice of the far-right, which it is the antithesis of...
  • How Donald Trump May Have Wasted A Monthlong Advantage Over Hillary Clinton

    06/19/2016 10:42:03 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 190 replies
    NPR ^ | June 19, 2016 | Jessica Taylor
    Donald Trump has taken an unlikely path to winning the GOP nomination for president. And now he's taking an unusual approach to campaigning for the general election that could cost him dearly. The billionaire businessman effectively clinched his party's nomination a full month before Democrat Hillary Clinton did the same. But Trump spent much of the month of May campaigning in states that won't help him win the 270 votes he needs in November. Yes, the California primary and contests in other Western states still loomed. But he was unopposed in those GOP contests, and many Republicans wished he had...
  • Pope Francis Will Meet with LGBT Leader During July Visit to Paraguay

    06/15/2015 9:26:59 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 80 replies
    BuzzFeed News via New Ways Ministry Blog Bondings 2.0 ^ | June 11, 2015 BuzzFeed News | J. Lester Feder BuzzFeed News Francis DeBernardo
    When Pope Francis travels to Paraguay in July, one of the meetings he will have will include a married gay man. It is the first known public meeting that the pope will have with a gay or lesbian person who is legally married. What’s more, the individual is a leading gay activist: Simón Cazal, executive director of the Paraguayan LGBT rights group SOMOSGAY (“We Are Gay”). Cazal married another gay activist, Sergio López, in Argentina in 2012. Simón Cazal (left) with his husband, Sergio López, at their civil marriage ceremony in Argentina. broke the story about this meeting, noting...
  • ‘Islamic extremism’ off limits at White House terrorism summit

    02/17/2015 5:49:10 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 19 replies
    NY POST ^ | February 17, 2015 | Marisa Schultz
    WASHINGTON — The White House will kick off a three-day summit Tuesday on combating violent extremism on social media — but the administration won’t focus on Islamic extremism and won’t even mention the term. “You can call them what you want; we’re calling them terrorists,” a senior Obama administration official said Monday. The determination not mention to Islam or Muslims comes as ISIS continues its murderous spree in the name of Islam, most recently beheading 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya.
  • I Still Believe Something Will Happen to Save America [As naive as "I don't even want to go there"]

    06/27/2013 12:49:16 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 68 replies ^ | 6-26-13 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I hear you, man. For 25 years I have been asking, "When's all this stuff gonna even out? When are we gonna hit the bottom? When are we gonna reach the point where people say, 'This is enough,' and we start a rebound?" I'm continually surprised that we haven't, that our decay continues apace. CALLER: Well, one thing you forgot to mention was obviously Obama's $100,000-plus vacation to Africa wasn't part of the sequestration. RUSH: Part of sequestration or not, that stuff doesn't matter to people. People don't care about that. Obviously they don't. CALLER: All right. I'm just...
  • Geller: Norway Weeks Away from being Judenrein

    04/18/2013 10:29:46 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 21 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 4/18/'13 | David Lev and Eliran Aharon
    Muslims in Europe are continuing Hitler's work, and it is coming to America, too, Geller tells Arutz Sheva on eve of her talk at Great Neck.Jewish activist Pamela Geller has no plans to go away – or to be quiet in the wake of what she says is a media campaign to silence her. The media may refuse to acknowledge her message about the dangers of Muslim terror, ideology, and anti-Semitism, but she is not going to stop presenting it. Geller is co-founder of the American Freedom Defense Initiative and has been at the forefront of championing causes that have...
  • TEXAS: 3 “Afghan Nationals” Detained in Rio Grande Valley

    02/17/2012 2:09:58 PM PST · by montag813 · 12 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 02-17-2012 | John Hill
    McALLEN — Another reminder of why we need a secure border emerged this week, as U.S. Border Patrol officials confirmed three Afghan nationals were detained in the Rio Grande Valley - an increasing "hot zone" of cartel invasion and violence against American ranchers. Border Patrol confirmed the detentions, but would not say where or when they occurred. Enrique Mendiola, assistant chief Border Patrol agent for the Rio Grande Valley sector, said that human smugglers see moving people besides Mexican nationals as a "business opportunity." "Average smuggling rates for other-than-Mexican nationals far exceed those of Mexicans and Central and South Americans,"...
  • The Science Cartel vs. Immanuel Velikovsky

    10/03/2009 8:26:10 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 50 replies · 1,376+ views
    FreeDominion ^ | September 16, 2009 | Joshua Snyder
    Immanuel Velikovsky was too eminent a scholar to be dismissed outright as a kook, and he counted some respected people among his friends... Nevertheless, his Catastrophism was rejected outright by a scientific establishment that couldn't stomach an interdisciplinary challenge to its dogmatic Uniformitarianism, even after Velikovsky's predictions about the temperature of Venus and radio activity from Jupiter were proven true. Stephen Jay Gould summed up mainstream scientific opinion, saying, "Velikovsky is neither crank nor charlatan -- although to state my opinion and to quote one of my colleagues, he is at least gloriously wrong ... Velikovsky would rebuild the science...
  • Meghan McCain: Can we ban mentioning her on FR???

    04/20/2009 12:40:16 PM PDT · by fishtank · 120 replies · 2,729+ views
    4-20-2009 | fishtank
    I am getting tired of seeing daily threads about Meghan McCain almost daily on FR. I don't watch network TV, and honestly never heard of her until several weeks ago. Could we just quit posting about her already, unless there is TRULY a news article that concerns her?????
  • Who Can I Vote For?

    10/30/2008 8:42:38 PM PDT · by DecoyJames · 63 replies · 1,003+ views
    Political ^ | 10/29/08 | Alexander Nobles
    "I don’t feel as though I can vote for either of these candidates. I have no idea what will happen in the voting booth, but I can tell you I am distraught."
  • Broder: "No Such Thing" as Media Bias

    09/24/2008 10:15:05 PM PDT · by God Dem American · 61 replies · 1,297+ views
    News Radio 1200 ^ | 9/24/08 | Jim Forsyth
    David Broder, the Washington Post political editor who is considered the Dean of American political reporters told Trinity University students here that there is no such thing as 'media bias,' 1200 WOAI's Michael Board reports. "I have spent almost fifty years of my life covering campaigns with other people," Broder told 1200 WOAI news. "I don't think there is a serious problem with ideological or political bias." Broder's comments come as the issue of media bias has become a key issue in the Presidential race. John McCain's campaign manager called out the New York Times earlier this week, saying the...
  • Fear and the surveillance law

    02/18/2008 8:53:50 AM PST · by RKBA Democrat · 32 replies · 114+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 2-18-08 | Bob Barr
    Well, the sky has not yet fallen. The country was not invaded by terrorist cells over the weekend. Even though the expanded electronic surveillance powers the government granted itself last August expired the end of last week, the United States has not lost the ability to listen in to those phone calls and internet transmissions needed to gather necessary intelligence on al-Qaeda and other adversaries. Still, the drumbeat of fear from the Administration continues. Essentially, the president is claiming that if the expanded surveillance powers are not renewed, the country will be left defenseless and unable to listen in to...
  • Return of America first

    04/18/2006 6:43:27 AM PDT · by NotchJohnson · 107 replies · 1,971+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 4/18/06 | Pat Buchanan
    Friday's lead story in America's largest newspaper must have made for sober reading at AEI and the Council on Foreign Relations, the twin dorms that house the Wilsonian wings of our national parties. Americans, it appears, have had a bellyful of interventionism and globaloney. Reporters Susan Page and David Jackson merit quoting at length: "In a USA Today/Gallup Poll, nearly half of those surveyed said the United States 'should mind its own business internationally and let other countries get along as best they can on their own.' ... "The leave-us-alone mood is apparent not only in the proportion of Americans,...
  • An October Surprise? (Rhetorical question alert)

    04/17/2006 9:11:40 AM PDT · by robowombat · 18 replies · 1,099+ views
    The American Conservative ^ | April 10, 2006 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    An October Surprise? by Patrick J. Buchanan President Bush says Iranians are behind the more lethal IEDs, the roadside bombs killing our troops in Iraq. Rumsfeld warns the Iranian Revolutionary Guard may now be in Iraq. Cheney says Iran will not be allowed to have a nuclear weapon. McCain says, “the military option is on the table.” And Israel is getting impatient. Writes Yaakov Katz in the March 10 Jerusalem Post, “The United States has until now not done enough to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, a senior Defense Ministry official has told the Jerusalem Post ...” Katz quotes...

    01/20/2006 10:55:15 AM PST · by MikeA · 121 replies · 3,325+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 01/20/05
    Star Jones has told viewers that the war on terror is nothing more than a clash of male egos between President Bush and Osama bin Laden, the NEW YORK POST reports. Yesterday, the co-host of ABC's THE VIEW told viewers during a discussion of bin Laden's latest audio tape: "You know what? At some point, one of these men has to put it back in his pants and zip up the zipper." She even suggested that Bush hold some kind of talk with the man behind 9/11. "I won't trust him, but anything that gives me the opportunity to seek...
  • No amnesty, no deal, Mr. President

    12/07/2005 9:09:54 AM PST · by Irontank · 40 replies · 966+ views
    The American Cause ^ | December 7, 2005 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    When the 17th Street levee broke and the floodwaters of Lake Pontchartrain inundated New Orleans, the immediate imperative was: Fix the levee. Before the cleanup could begin, before the refugees could return, the levee had to be repaired so water stopped flooding into the city. Everybody understood this. Why, then, has it taken five years for the White House to wake up to the first imperative in the immigration crisis: Fix the border, stop the flood? Why is President Bush still chattering on about a "guest worker" program that has nothing to do with the crisis? Since he took office...

    10/31/2005 6:33:28 PM PST · by B4Ranch · 70 replies · 8,253+ views ^ | October 31, 2005 | Don Feder
    CONDI UPS ANTE ON CRESCENT-KISSING – SAYS ISLAM’S A RELIGION OF PEACE AND LOVEGrassTopsUSA Exclusive CommentaryBy Don Feder While I never imagined Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to be a conservative, I used to think she was vaguely connected to reality.  Her October 25th speech at an Iftaar dinner (marking the end of Ramadan) disabused me of that notion.  It was an exercise in crescent-kissing to put even her boss to shame. Upping the ante on Western Muslim mania, madam secretary promoted Islam from religion of peace to “religion of love and peace.” (You always hurt the ones you love?)...
  • The War in Iraq is Wrong

    04/09/2003 9:46:29 AM PDT · by Jonathan AG · 384 replies · 1,278+ views
    Ban me, but have the courage to accept the truth. This War is wrong. Many innocent Iraqis have died. Many Americans have died. Iraq is in chaos. No food. No water. No power. I don't care if staged events involving a few criminals and looters make the people appear to be happy. Ask the ones who had their lives destroyed by American bombs. There are no WMDs. America will remain in Iraq long enough to: A) plunder its resouces B) ensure a Bush election victory in spite of massive deficits and a terrible economy. THIS WAR IS WRONG.
  • Some More Anti-War Folks That Need a FReeping (Vanity)

    08/27/2002 1:15:42 PM PDT · by 11B3 · 2 replies · 183+ views
    e-mail | 27 Aug 02 | Rose Marie Stout
    Thos of you in here that know me by my handle also know that I'm probably the last person on earth that should be getting an e-mail like this one below. This is the kind of thinking that goes on over at Lew Rockwell or DU, which is little thought if any at all. (I know the LP folks will be flaming me for that, but so be it.)These are the same people who prior to our liberation of Afghanistan said it would be "too costly" in American lives to take on the Taliban, that the Afghan weather would make...