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  • 3 Openly Gay Men at Wright's Church KILLED the Very Month Obama's Ascent to the Nomination Began?

    11/15/2011 5:36:35 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 52 replies · 1+ views
    Reaganite Republican ^ | November 15, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    Hey MSM, if you ever get tired of trying to grind  Herman Cain into hamburger, maybe you  can take a look at some of this stuff, then- The lurid tales have been circulating for three years now, ever since Hillary Clinton's people began hearing whispers from the Chicago street re. Barack Obama's warehouse full of scary skeletons. Meanwhile, a thoroughly compromised Obammunist media were happy to ignore the Democratic rising star's secret past-- up to and including possible crimes committed in order to bury it all. But besides deep involvement with terrorists and slimy mafiosos, Hillary 2008 staffers repeatedly heard talk that Barack Obama was well-known in...
  • Lefty compassion run amok for illegal who mowed down cyclist

    08/13/2018 11:57:44 AM PDT · by detective · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 13, 2018 | Monica Showalter
    Bicycles and illegals don't mix on busy city streets in Chicago. No, wait: They actually mix a lot, and that's a problem. A Chicago bike-safety activist, who made it her business to erect bicycles spray-painted white on city streets where cyclists were killed as a reminder to drivers to look out for cyclists, decided that that issue wasn't all that important in cases where the driver is illegal. Which turned out to be her own assault by an incautious illegal alien driver. In her mind, being illegal trumped the very bike safety she spent time erecting monuments to. One set...
  • The Democrats Don’t Have a Foreign Policy, They Have A Trump Policy

    05/10/2018 6:30:32 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 22 replies
    FrontPage ^ | 5/10/18 | Greenfield
    The Democrats Don’t Have a Foreign Policy, They Have A Trump Policy Not just treasonous, stupid. May 10, 2018 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. Quick, what’s the Dem position on Syria? What about China? Don’t bother. There was once a time when Democrats could discuss Syria, North Korea, the South China Sea, economic tensions in the European Union and the future of Africa. But that was before Trump. Democrats don’t have a foreign policy anymore. They have a Trump...
  • Chicago Officials Looking at Universal Basic Income Program

    08/11/2018 5:26:59 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 55 replies
    Chicago Officials Looking at Universal Basic Income Program Cole Lauterbach - Watchdog.org 3 minutes BY: August 11, 2018 4:58 am Officials in Chicago want to test the waters of offering a universal basic income. A majority of city council members are telling Mayor Rahm Emanuel to form a task force to look into Universal Basic Income programs, which is essentially a periodic check from the government with no strings attached. The City Council wants to explore a program that would send at least $500 a month to 1,000 Chicago families. The same families also would get Earned Income Tax Credit...
  • Out of ideas, Chicagoland Mayor Emanuel BEGS violent gangs to cut out all the murder and mayhem

    08/08/2018 12:29:06 PM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 87 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 8/8/18 | USA Features
    Some Policy: After yet another highly publicized and very deadly weekend in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanual has come up with a plan to finally address the rising gang-related violence. Sort of. He’s essentially asking gangs to cut it out. While promising to deploy “hundreds” more police officers, Emanuel said in an address that he also wants to see an “attitudinal change” among Chicagoans — and especially gang bangers.
  • Illinois Residents Celebrate First Annual ‘Barack Obama Day’

    08/06/2018 4:06:38 PM PDT · by detective · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4 Aug 2018 | Katherine Rodriguez
    Illinois residents celebrated their first annual “Barack Obama Day” on Saturday after the state legislature voted in 2017 to make the day honoring former President Barack Obama a state holiday. The bill establishing Obama’s birthday as a state holiday unanimously passed the Illinois state legislature last year, and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the measure into law on August 6, 2017. The legislation declared August 4 “Barack Obama Day” in the state of Illinois, but did not make the holiday an official legal holiday over concerns the state could not afford the cost of giving state employees a paid holiday....
  • It's time to hold Democrats responsible for Chicago's violence

    08/06/2018 2:56:01 PM PDT · by detective · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 6, 2018 | Monica Showalter
    Most Americans are appalled to read that 63 people were shot in Chicago over the weekend, with 10 fatalities. The numbers are huge, downright massacre-level. News coverage says Chicago's hospital and emergency rooms are now crowd scenes. Here in California, we are appalled at the death toll among firemen and other public workers in California's massive wildfires, brought about by eco-wackos and their environmental mismanagement, which have killed 7. In Chicago, seven dead would be a good day. What's going on? All of these attacks are gang-related, according to this report, and are happening in the 6th, 10th, and 11th...
  • IS IT TIME FOR MARTIAL LAW IN DEMOCRAT-RUN CITIES? (May 2018)

    08/06/2018 9:19:29 AM PDT · by bitt · 54 replies
    WND ^ | 5/17/2018 | Rich Logis
    Is it time for martial law in Democrat-run cities? Here’s a sampling of some recent headlines: The Chicago Tribune, May 7: “Chicago sees its most violent week of the year: 9 killed, 76 wounded”; The Baltimore Sun, May 7: “Double shooting of teens is first in series of shootings from Saturday evening through Sunday in Baltimore”; ABC, New Orleans, May 7: “NOPD investigating multiple shootings over the weekend in New Orleans.” Equally alarming as the carnage is how desensitized we’ve become to normalized violence in these culturally rich and historically significant American cities. Just how deadly and dangerous is the...
  • Team led by Indian-American develops trickle-down method to ‘grow’ graphene

    08/06/2018 9:10:38 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The Tribune ^ | August 6, 2018 | IANS
    By making carbon leak (trickle down) through cracks on copper, researchers have developed a new process for “growing” graphene directly on materials used for nano-scale electronic applications, thereby opening the way to produce high-performance electronic devices. This versatile process, developed by a team of chemical engineers led by Indian-American Vikas Berry at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in the US, enables graphene to be economically grown on almost any semiconducting or dielectric substrate of relevance to the electronic industry, the researchers claim. They have reported this new method in the journal “ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces” of the...
  • Horrific Chicago Statistics: More than 60 People Shot, 9 Killed This Weekend…

    08/05/2018 9:28:59 PM PDT · by bitt · 80 replies
    CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 8/5/2018 | SUNDANCE
    Good grief, this is horrific. ABC News Chicago is reporting that over 60 people have been shot, with 9 killed, in Chicago just this weekend (Friday through Sunday). (Chicago) Dozens of people were wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday, police said. One paramedic described the evening as “a war zone.” Since midnight, police said 43 people have been shot, six fatally. Since Friday at 5 p.m., 60 people have been shot, nine fatally, in shootings in Chicago. 34 of the shootings and five deaths occurred between 10 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday, according to police. During one two-and-a-half...
  • Chicago Columnist After Trump Speech: 'Dems Don't Have Anyone Who Can Touch Him' in 2020

    08/05/2018 3:42:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 31, 2018
    A Chicago-based newspaper columnist predicted re-election for President Trump in 2020 after witnessing first-hand the enthusiastic support for the president among blue-collar workers. Neil Steinberg attended a recent appearance by the president at a U.S. Steel facility in Granite City, Illinois, outside St. Louis. He wrote about speaking to steel workers and seeing how Trump connected with the audience. "We need steel," Trump said. “We need steel plants. And to see an old, big monster plant like this re-opening — that is an honor. I look at the faces of you people; I could be one of you. I like...
  • 59 shot, eight dead in Chicago since Friday

    08/05/2018 3:29:16 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 70 replies
    ABC 7 (WLS) ^ | August 5,2018 | Diane Pathieu and Michelle Gallardo
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Dozens of people were wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday, police said. One paramedic described the evening as "a war zone." Since midnight, police said 42 people have been shot, five fatally. Since Friday at 5 p.m., 59 people have been shot, eight fatally, in shootings in Chicago. 34 of the shootings and five deaths occurred between 10 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday, according to police. During one two-and-a-half hour-hour period, 25 people were shot in five multi-injury shootings. "We know that some of these incidents were targeted and are related to gang conflicts in...
  • BASKETBALL; Hodges Criticizes Jordan For His Silence on Issues (Flashback)

    08/05/2018 11:51:00 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 4 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 1992 | William C. Rhoden
    A day after scoring 39 points against Portland, Michael Jordan took a different sort of shot this afternoon -- from one of his teammates. Craig Hodges, the Bulls' 3-point shooting specialist and one of the league's best, chided Jordan and other National Basketball Association players for failing to use their visibility to call attention to pressing social and political issues, from the deepening plight of inner-city youth to the failure of owners to hire more black head coaches. Hodges spoke after the other Bulls had left practice for the day, and Jordan could not be reached for comment. The 31-year-old...
  • A small band of environmentalists takes fight against Obama Presidential Center to court

    08/04/2018 2:44:52 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 8/03/18 | Lolly Bowean
    When Charlotte Adelman was a student at the University of Chicago, the nearby parks became a refuge for her, a sprawling expanse of green where she could escape the concrete urban landscape. It was then, many decades ago, that Adelman began her journey to becoming a fighter for environmental justice. Along the way, she has fought to preserve open spaces, ban pesticides in Wilmette and co-authored a book, “Prairie Directory of North America.” Now, Adelman, 81, has set her sights on her biggest target yet — to block the Obama Presidential Center from being built in Jackson Park. Adelman, along...
  • Michael Jordan Says He Supports LeBron James After Donald Trump Ripped Lakers SF

    08/04/2018 2:23:25 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 27 replies
    Bleacher Report ^ | August 4, 2018 | MIKE CHIARI
    Basketball legend Michael Jordan voiced his support for LeBron James on Saturday after President Donald Trump posted a critical tweet regarding the Los Angeles Lakers superstar. According to Geoff Bennett of NBC News, Jordan released a statement through a spokesperson that read, "I support LJ. He's doing an amazing job for his community." On Friday night, Trump questioned James' intelligence and suggested he preferred Jordan: @realDonaldTrump LeBron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, Don Lemon. He made Lebron look smart, which isn’t easy to do. I like Mike! Jordan was the latest in a long line...
  • Illinois celebrates first official 'Barack Obama Day'

    08/04/2018 11:37:14 AM PDT · by BBell · 48 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com/ ^ | 8/4/18 | Robert Gearty
    Illinois government offices remained open Saturday as the home state of former President Barack Obama commemorated his birthday under a new state law. The bill marking Aug. 4 as “Barack Obama Day” throughout the state was enacted without making the date a full-scale holiday. The Illinois House narrowly rejected a plan to make Obama’s birthday a state holiday amid worries that the cash-strapped state could not afford to give state state employees another paid day off.Obama turned 57. The law hailed Obama’s efforts to protect the rights of Americans and build “bridges across communities.”
  • Chicago’s gun violence is so bad that parents resort to “hiding” their children

    07/31/2018 2:29:31 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | july 31, 2018 | JAZZ SHAW
    Gang violence and crime in the Windy City have not gone away under Rahm Emanuel’s leadership, though some progress has been made in specific categories of crime. Still, the endemic problems are enough to have altered the lives of many of Chicago’s residents, seemingly in a permanent fashion. The local CBS outlet looked at the effect this has had on some families and discovered some truly heartbreaking stories. In Lawndale, on the City’s west side, some parents report that they’ve become so desperate that they’ve taken to “hiding their children” rather than risking their being injured or killed in the...
  • Will Trump face a military coup?

    07/28/2018 10:05:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 116 replies
    The Kyiv Post ^ | July 29, 2018 | Alexei Bayer
    A military coup in the United States? What a far-fetched idea! The US military has always been under strict civilian control and has stayed out of politics. America is no banana republic where generals strut around in peacock uniforms and tell politicians what to do. However, over the past year and a half America has changed beyond recognition. Who could’ve imagined that a US President would lie on average three times per day, attack the free press and the judiciary and side with a foreign enemy against the CIA and the FBI? Who could’ve thought that the Republicans would gleefully...
  • How Trump Won Re-election in 2020

    07/26/2018 6:13:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    The New York Times ^ | July 26, 2018 | Bret Stephens
    A sneak peek at the Times’s news analysis from Nov. 4, 2020. Nov. 4, 2020 In the end, a bitterly fought election came down to the old political aphorism, popularized during Bill Clinton’s successful 1992 run against George H.W. Bush: “It’s the economy, stupid.” This time, however, it was the Republican incumbent, not his Democratic challenger, who benefited from that truism. Donald J. Trump has been decisively re-elected as president of the United States, winning every state he carried in 2016 and adding Nevada, even as he once again failed, albeit narrowly, to gain a majority of the popular vote....
  • MUST-SEE: Steelworker Brought to Tears While Talking About How Trump Has Helped American Workers

    07/27/2018 6:42:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 27, 2018
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)President Donald Trump on Thursday spoke at a newly reopened U.S. Steel mill in the St. Louis-area town of Granite City, Illinois, calling the plant's reopening a "great victory" and an "honor." Officials with U.S. Steel said tariffs enacted by Trump led to the decision to restart a blast furnace at the mill, which brought back 500 jobs. The company has promised an additional 300 jobs by October, when it plans to restart a second blast furnace. After Trump's speech, KSDK News spoke to a steelworker who got emotional when discussing all the president has done for American workers....