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  • They're black – what do you expect?

    02/17/2015 5:41:10 AM PST · by rktman · 40 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 1/17/2015 | Lloyd Marcus
    Serendipitously, my brother phoned while I was writing about how liberals mistreat blacks. He watched a reality TV show in which the white host visited a black neighborhood. Every black person on the program was illiterate. A black guy on the show spelled dead, “d-e-d.” My brother said he felt embarrassed for our people. I seized the moment to inform him that white liberals typically expect very little of blacks. Liberal’s so-called compassion for blacks is nothing more than their arrogant superiority and racist bigotry of low expectations. I told my brother about white liberal former CNN host Pierce Morgan...
  • California Senate takes 'ethics refresher course' Wednesday (because of shoulder-fired missiles)

    04/24/2014 1:56:42 AM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    ABC Local ^ | 4/23/14 | Elex Michaelson
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The California State Senate held an "ethics refresher course" for its members after federal indictments were issued against two senators and a third was convicted. Senate leaders are hoping to regain the public's trust. The purpose of the course is to teach members and their staffs to avoid potentially compromising situations. It's the latest in a series of moves by senate leaders aimed at putting political distance between them and their colleagues facing criminal charges. The leader of California's state senate stopped all regular business on Wednesday so everyone could go "back to school" in a...
  • Liberal Challenges Mike Rowe to Explain How a Christian (or Anyone) Could Vote Republican

    11/24/2014 7:38:47 AM PST · by rktman · 42 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | 11/23/2014 | Dave Urbanski
    It may soon become a well-trod adage that when you ask Mike Rowe a snarky, insulting question on his Facebook page, you might find yourself on the receiving end of one of Rowe’s measured, civil, and devastatingly spot-on responses. So it was with a decidedly left-leaning guy named Jim Green who posted a series of inflammatory points about Republicans (with a lot of ALL-CAPPED words and about the same number of exclamation points), which Rowe apparently spotted while aboard a flight:
  • New Jersey parents ordered to pay estranged adult daughter's college tuition

    11/14/2014 9:39:38 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 56 replies
    Ny Daily news ^ | 11/14/14 | BY MEG WAGNER
    New Jersey parents ordered to pay estranged adult daughter's college tuition Michael Ricci and Maura McGarvey said their daughter, 21-year-old Caitlyn Ricci, hasn't spoken to them since she voluntarily moved out in 2013. Shortly after she left home she sued for college tuition — and a judge demanded Thursday her parents pay $16,000 of her Temple University tuition. BY MEG WAGNER Two New Jersey parents will have to foot the bill for their adult daughter’s college tuition ― even though she hasn’t spoken to them in two years, they claimed. Temple University junior Caitlyn Ricci sued her estranged parents for...
  • Elizabeth Warren gets rock-star reception at liberal donors confab(fauxkahauntus)

    11/14/2014 7:57:52 AM PST · by rktman · 35 replies
    politico.com ^ | 11/13/2014 | Kenneth P. Vogel
    Elizabeth Warren insists she has no interest in running for president in 2016, but the rich liberals to whom she spoke Thursday afternoon seemed unwilling to take ‘no’ for an answer. The Massachusetts senator got a rock stars’ welcome during a closed-door speech to major donors, one of whom interrupted her by yelling “Run, Liz, Run!”
  • The Good Samaritan White Lady, the Kid, and Cory Gardner

    11/02/2014 7:37:19 AM PST · by rktman · 2 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 11/2/2014 | Lloyd Marcus
    A recent poll said 58% of Americans think “America is going to hell in a hand-basket.” With all of the negative news – Ebola, ISIS, the corrupt Obama administration and liberals thinking it cool to produce a commercial featuring little girls cussing (content warning!), it appears we are racing down the road to perdition. The left's little girls cussing ad tells you everything you need to know about the left's perverted interpretation of equality for women: humiliating little girls, lowering them to using language lower than drunken sailors. These people are sick.
  • Democratic Party: America's Resident Evil

    10/26/2014 7:20:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/26/2014 | Lloyd Marcus
    In my opinion as a Christian, the Democrats' hate-whitey-get-out-the-black-vote scheme is a satanic plot conceived by deviant minds. Folks, words cannot express my visceral disdain for such shameful politicking. Any media personality or outlet that signs on to the Democrats' unconscionable plan should be shunned, unworthy of your respect or time.
  • Democrats Send Ferguson-Themed Pamphlets to Black Georgia Voters

    10/22/2014 8:16:51 AM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 10/22/2014 | Kerry Picket
    Democrats in Georgia are turning to the controversy in Ferguson, Missouri to bring out the vote for Senate Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn on election day. A reader sent to the Atlanta Journal Constitution early voter turnout mailers dealing with the fatal shooting of Ferguson teen Michael Brown and the conflict that has arisen from it.
  • What I Have Learned From Debating Young Liberals

    10/22/2014 6:57:39 AM PDT · by rktman · 30 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/21/2014 | Patricia L. Dickson
    In the recent months, I have been engaged in political debates with liberals mostly under the age of 40 (I am over the age of 40). These debates have taken place in person, via email and political discussion blogs. In each occurrence, I was contacted or confronted by the individuals who wanted to engage in discussions with me. I was personally contacted and invited to participate in discussions on a blog that repost some of my articles. However, after each round of discussions, I am saddened with the realization that our great country is in deep trouble if today’s young...
  • Is ACORN behind violent unrest in Ferguson?

    10/22/2014 6:43:12 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/22/2014 | Matthew Vadum
    ACORN's old Missouri chapter is playing at least a supporting role in the violent unrest and crime wave that has plagued Ferguson and St. Louis, Missouri since the Aug. 9 death of Michael Brown. With all the pathologies on parade right now in and around Ferguson, really, how could the loyalists of ACORN, which once claimed a membership of 400,000, have stayed away from the opportunity to lynch a white police officer for doing his job? The recruiting and fundraising opportunities for the cop-hating progressive movement are virtually unlimited.
  • UCLA’s New Cover Girl: Guess Which Far Leftist It Is!

    Look whose photo graces the campus of UCLA, meant to be an inspiration to incoming students. The woman in the photo is standing above the slogan: “We Question.” On the right-hand side, in small letters, students are informed that they are “the optimists.” This banner adds to the shadow that today is cast over so many of our major universities. For those who can’t identify her, the photo depicts Angela Davis, the notorious former Communist Party USA leader who, beginning in the ’60s, molded together black nationalism with Marxism-Leninism. She created a heady brew for recruiting new cadre into the...
  • Tom Steyer's Bad Investment: Dems in Senate Races

    10/15/2014 9:37:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 10/15/2014 | John Blosser
    In the last 18 months, hedge fund billionaire and global warming activist Tom Steyer has spent over $42 million of his personal fortune backing national candidates who share his views about climate change and opposing those who don't. So far, it doesn't appear to be working out very well for him. USA Today reports that Steyer has spent $4.7 million fighting Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Utah, in his drive to unseat Sen. Mark Udall, D-Utah. However, Gardner has a four-point lead in polls, according to CNN.
  • Ferguson, Missouri, and Black Nationalism

    10/13/2014 8:32:09 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 10/13/2014 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    Forget the possibility of the enemy at the gates. The enemy has breached the gates. The enemy is within. The enemy is in Washington, D.C., and in Ferguson, Missouri. The ideology that has grabbed a hold of Ferguson is the same one that destroyed Detroit. Black Nationalism. Imagine mixing a little Marxism, a generous portion of Islamism, and throwing in bits and pieces of class envy, class warfare, and a compromised version of Christianity that Jesus Christ would fail to recognize, stir it all together with a generous portion of anger and hate thrown in, and you’ve got Black Nationalism.
  • UAW publishing names of ‘scabs’ - aka people who don’t want to join UAW

    10/12/2014 8:51:00 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 10/10/2014 | Dan Calabrese
    To those who buy the romanticized image of labor unions - those brave champions of the working man who work day and night to protect the best interests of just plain folks against the robber barons in the boardrooms and the plush corporate offices - it’s hard to conceive of why anyone would not want to join the United Auto Workers. Democrats who hate right-to-work laws in states that have them deride said laws as “right to work for less.” You dumbasses! Why would you not join the union when it’s going to get you more money and protect you...
  • Never let a protest go to waste

    10/12/2014 7:45:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/12/2014 | Rick Moran
    Thousands gathered Saturday for a second day of organized rallies and marches protesting Michael Brown’s death and other fatal police shootings in the St. Louis area and nationwide. The events remained peaceful but boisterous gatherings into the night. Vietnam-era peace activists, New York City seminarians and hundreds of fast-food workers bused in from Chicago, Nashville and other cities marched alongside local residents, spurred by a national campaign dubbed Ferguson October.
  • Blatant intolerance of the 'tolerant' left

    10/12/2014 6:08:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 10/10/2014 | Ann Marie Murrell
    To prove my point, I have compiled a list of yummy quotes from a website called What Liberals Say, highlighting the extreme intolerance of the “tolerant” left, beginning with Vice President Joe Biden. Do Biden’s racist remarks represent intolerance? Yes, considering what would happen if a Republican had said anything similar. Joe Biden’s racist statement about Obama: “I mean you’ve got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean that’s a storybook, man.”
  • Che Guevara: The Man, the Myth, the Atrocities

    10/09/2014 9:09:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/9/2014 | Ashley Pratte
    Today marks 47 years since the death of Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara—an international terrorist responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent people. Despite Che’s murderous history, the Left continues to glorify and idolize him. Images of Che’s face can be seen on t-shirts, coffee mugs, keychains, and sweatshirts—ironic because he wasn’t a proponent of free-markets. Students walk around their campuses wearing shirts with Che’s image on it, yet they have no idea of the atrocities he committed. Unfortunately, most students either ignore this part of his story or are never truly informed about his actions. Every year Young America’s...
  • The red/blue state knowledge gap:Conservatives show themselves more up on the news than libs

    10/07/2014 6:54:53 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 6 replies
    wash times ^ | 10/6/14
    Democrats may not be quite as smart as they think they are. That’s the conclusion of a new Pew Research Center for the People and the Press survey that posed a dozen questions about current events. Republicans emerged as the most informed in the poll. President Obama and his party prefer to think of Republicans as hayseeds who cling bitterly to guns and religion, but it turns out blue-state residents who get their news from National Public Radio aren’t as tuned in to what’s happening in the rest of the world.By a wide margin, Republicans proved more likely to know...
  • A troubling question on GOP race to re-take Senate

    10/06/2014 8:25:56 AM PDT · by rktman · 32 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/6/2014 | Carol Brown
    As the mid-term election approaches, there is increasing focus on Senate races. Real Clear Politics shows these states as toss-ups: Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, New Hampshire, and North Carolina. (Michigan flips back and forth from being a toss up to leaning Dem.) If you look at the map with no toss ups, it shows the GOP winning anywhere from 50-52 seats. But if you look at the polling margin that pushes a state into one column or the other (Dem or GOP), you can see how fragile the situation is. We have some candidates leading by as...
  • Harry Reid: Public Enemy No. 1

    10/05/2014 5:39:39 AM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/5/2014 | Bruce Bialosky
    When describing my ill thoughts to someone recently about Harry Reid, the person asked me: “Who is worse -- Barack Obama or Harry Reid?” My immediate answer was Harry Reid. I can understand someone taking a different position on that question. Let me explain why there is no one I have ever loathed more in American government than Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), who hereafter will be referred to as the nickname I gave him years ago – The Undertaker.
  • 5 Indicators the Economy Is Still Stagnating

    10/04/2014 6:56:17 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 10/3/2014 | Ben Shapiro
    The media celebrated Friday as the Department of Labor announced a “surge of hiring” – 248,000 new jobs added in September. The unemployment rate has now dropped to 5.9 percent. The Labor Department also revised upward the jobs numbers from July and August, adding 69,000 jobs; that puts the last three months of job growth at 671,000. The Associated Press, among others, speculates that the Federal Reserve may now talk about raising interest rates. But all is not well in the real economy. Here are five indicators that despite the rosy picture being painted of the Obama economy, things still...
  • Identity Politics: Fool Us Twice, Shame on Us

    10/03/2014 7:22:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/3/2014 | Lloyd Marcus
    Yes, I am going to be a bit tacky. I tried to tell y'all back in 2008 – my black family, white friends, and associates – but none of you would listen. I kept thinking, am I the one who is crazy? Will anyone even consider looking beyond his race and taking a good look at Obama, the man?
  • NYT, AP Ignore Large Contingent of Socialists and Far-Leftists in NYC Climate March

    09/22/2014 7:49:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 6 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 9/21/2014 | Tom Blumer
    At Tea Party and conservative events, the press routinely seeks out any shred of evidence of far-right extremism, racism or even uncivil behavior exhibited by attendees. If found, it then tries to portray even one or a few such people out of thousands as somehow typical. Rallies in support of liberals' pet causes get a completely different treatment. The press almost invariably ignores rampant left-wing extremism clearly on display. Sunday's "Climate March" in New York City, along with other smaller marches in other parts of the world, exemplifies the blatant double standard. The Blaze, Gateway Pundit, and others reported no...
  • Billionaire Steyer Writes $15M to His Super PAC

    09/20/2014 9:21:51 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 9/20/2014 | unknown
    Hedge fund executive Tom Steyer continued to funnel cash from his personal fortune to his pro-environment super PAC, NextGen Climate Action. Steyer in August wrote his federal committee a $15 million check as it ramps up a political operation to help candidates who pledge to back legislation combating climate change. Steyer has now given $26.6 million this cycle to his efforts, bankrolling it almost entirely on his own.
  • Giffords’ group applauds Republican pushing for gun control

    09/19/2014 8:55:25 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies
    msnbc.com ^ | 9/18/2014 | Michele Richinick
    In its fourth advertisement released this week, a pro-gun control group applauded a Republican congressman’s efforts to reduce gun violence. Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS), the group founded by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords after she was critically wounded in a shooting outside of a supermarket in 2011, is urging Pennsylvanians to vote for GOP Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick in November’s election. As the narrator explains in the 30-second spot, “Not Afraid to Lead,” the incumbent congressman has attempted to encourage his colleagues — both Republicans and Democrats — in Washington to pass stricter gun control measures. Last year, Fitzpatrick co-sponsored a...
  • Is Obama winning his game?

    09/19/2014 8:32:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 7 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 9/19/2014 | Dr. Laurie Roth
    Lies, chaos and distraction are his transformation strategies One of Obama’s favorite games is ‘shift the word and meaning’ game. It reflects his deepest beliefs that lies, chaos and distraction are transformation strategies that an emerging ‘star dictator’ needs. The game goes like this: Always lie to the masses, insert cheat cards throughout the deck without the players knowing and redefine what is really going on right in front of your ‘stupid’ opponent’s eyes. When the few who don’t accept or believe your trick, rise up in the first round of the game…you know nothing, deny everything, then throw your...
  • Michelle Obama: Americans 'Take for Granted' How Much Barack Has Improved US (Barf alert)

    09/19/2014 7:57:44 AM PDT · by rktman · 51 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 9/19/2014 | Charlie Spiering
    First Lady Michelle Obama proudly defended her husband’s record at a Washington, D.C. fundraiser, reminding the attendants how far the country had come since the Obamas entered the White House.
  • Bill Gates' 'Big History Project' Teaches Kids Climate Change and Population Stagnation

    09/18/2014 8:52:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 9/18/2014 | Sandra Stotsky
    What are some of the big ideas? The last “threshold,” or big unit of study, is the “modern” age, that is, when pre-historic man first appears and later comes to dominate the world. It ends with the voice-over narrator warning viewers: “At present, we can see both dangerous trends, such as global warming and the continued existence of nuclear weapons, as well as positive trends, such as increased collaboration in dealing with climate change, a slowing in population growth, and an acceleration in our knowledge about the biosphere.”
  • Climate-Change PAC in Crist’s Corner, Raining Millions Into Scott Race

    09/12/2014 6:51:50 AM PDT · by rktman · 1 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 9/11/2014 | Rod Kackley
    Part of those activities is a new organization and political action committee, NextGen Climate, launched in 2013 by Steyer. He is using it to campaign against politicians, mostly Republicans, whom he sees as climate-change deniers. Florida Gov. Rick Scott is at the top of the list.
  • Obama administration pressured Fox News to back off Benghazi reporting

    09/07/2014 6:15:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 59 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 9/7/2014 | Carol Brown
    This past Friday, Greta Van Susteren reported on numerous ways the Obama administration has made it difficult for reporters to investigate Benghazi. Van Susteren said that it’s been “like pulling teeth” trying to get answers and that “the Obama administration’s behavior post-Benghazi has been weird; like they’re hiding something.” She went on to say that as Fox News continued to investigate and press for answers, the administration’s behavior got “even weirder. She noted two major press conferences – one with the State Department and one with the CIA – when Fox News was not invited.
  • Obama: A Leninist and a racist

    09/02/2014 5:42:31 AM PDT · by rktman · 7 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 9/2/2014 | Mychal Massie
    As the character Cecily said to Miss Fairfax in a play written by Oscar Wilde entitled “The Importance of being Earnest”: “When I see a spade I call it a spade.”
  • What is the Difference Between the DNC and the CPUSA?

    08/26/2014 8:04:19 AM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 8/25/2014 | Alan Caruba
    On the home page of the Communist Party USA it says “A better and peaceful world is possible—a world where people and nature come before profits. That’s socialism. That’s our vision. We are the Communist Party USA.” No, it’s not Socialism, which is a watered down version of Communism. Real Communism is the kind that was practiced in the former Soviet Union. It can be found in Cuba and North Korea where the state controls all power and property,and the people have none.
  • Exclusive - Report: Five Liberal Megadonor 'Soros Clones' the Media Has Ignored

    08/26/2014 7:23:15 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/25/2014 | Matthew Boyle
    Hardly a day goes by without the media raising questions about the influence of powerful GOP megadonors, but five liberal billionaires have been pouring money into politics in recent years with nary a peep from the Fourth Estate, according to new report from the Media Research Center's Business and Media Institute and provided exclusively to Breitbart News.
  • Mount Everest and Pollution

    08/22/2014 6:38:38 AM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 8/22/2014 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Environmentalists have switched their assault on the world economy to a new frontier, previously unaffected by their agenda – peaks, Mount Everest to be more specific, located between China and Nepal in the Himalayas. The 29,029 feet mountain is in danger. What is the crisis? According to the National Geographic team, the mountain is “overcrowded with inexperienced climbers and polluted with waste.” The nature of the pollution includes human corpses, human excrement, garbage leaking from glaciers, abandoned equipment, and overcrowding. How crowded could it be? Mark Jenkins described at 26,000 feet the dangerous inconvenience of more than 100 climbers moving...
  • ‘No different than supporting ISIS': Libs work to take down fundraising page for Officer Darren

    08/21/2014 9:52:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 35 replies
    twitchy ^ | 8/21/14 | staff
    Shaun King @ShaunKing Follow Hey @gofundme. We are 72 hours away from asking people to never use your platform again. Clock starts now. Remove that campaign. 5:05 PM - 21 Aug 2014 Shaun King, founder of Upfront Media Group, is leading the charge to have a GoFundMe page supporting Ferguson, Mo., Officer Darren Wilson taken down. “This page has been created to support Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson Police Department,” reads the page. “We stand behind Officer Darren Wilson and his family during this trying time in their lives. All proceeds will be sent directly to Darren Wilson and...
  • Think-Tank Tweet Tells Amnesty to ‘Suck It’ Over Ferguson Dig

    08/19/2014 7:56:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 2 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 8/19/2014 | Bridget Johnson
    I have to say, think tanks in D.C. usually don’t get this exciting. But the centrist Center for Strategic and International Studies mixed it up on Twitter last night with Amnesty International — then apologized for the incident. It started when Amnesty plunged into the Ferguson debate on Monday, announcing that it sent a 13-person “human rights delegation,” to the Missouri town, “which included observers who monitored police and protester activity and sought meetings with officials. Other members of the delegation trained local activists in methods of non-violent protest.”
  • The Real Villain of Ferguson

    08/19/2014 7:52:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 8/18/2014 | Roger L. Simon
    The Great Society and similar policies screwed black people to the wall. It was racist to the core without knowing it. Nobody used the N-word. In fact, it was forbidden, unless you were Dr. Dre or somebody. But it did its job without the word and did it better for being in disguise. Those misbegotten kids running around Ferguson high on reefer and wasting their lives screaming at cops are the product of all this. Stop it already. No one has said this better than Jason Riley, author of Please Stop Helping Us. Listen to Jason if you want to...
  • Ferguson rioters akin to KKK

    08/19/2014 6:27:29 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 8/19/2014 | Mychal Massie
    It is long past time to speak the truth. The blacks rioting and looting in Ferguson, Missouri, are not oppressed, frustrated people. They are a pernicious and hardly secretive camorra. The rioters and looters didn’t steal food, or medicine for sick children; they stole televisions, clothing, DVDs, CDs, jewelry, cigarettes and the like. There exists no acceptable excuse for their behavior. Ergo, there remains only the truth: They are an ungodly, stiff-necked lot given over to rage and evil behavior. Even more egregious is the fact that they are encouraged and given emotional sanctuary for their condemnable actions by those...
  • I hope that we always teach our children about The Berlin Wall

    08/18/2014 6:18:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 8/18/2014 | Silvio Canto, Jr.
    The Berlin Wall is something I grew up talking about. It's a little bit different for my sons. In fact, our 3rd son, now serving in the US Army, was born the year after the Wall came down in the fall of 1989. The Berlin Wall was built in 1961 and the first casualty came 52 years ago today:
  • The American Left: Friends of Our Country’s Enemies

    08/10/2014 7:38:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 8/9/2014 | Ron Radosh
    The American Left used to be patriotic. In its heyday, Eugene V. Debs never attacked America, and the socialist vision he advocated was in his eyes a way to realize the promise of America. As for the American Communist Party, in reality the tool of Stalin’s USSR, it pretended in the 1940s to be pro-American, and its chairman, Earl Browder, coined the slogan “Communism is 20th century Americanism.” This pretense came to an end during the Cold War, when the Left supported the Soviet bloc and all of its policies, and argued that America was in the process of becoming...
  • With Friends Like Democrats, Black Americans Don't Need Any Enemies

    07/24/2014 6:33:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 7/24/2014 | Patricia L. Dickson
    Union president, Lee Saunders, of the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees sent a letter to the United Negro College Fund President Michael Lomax announcing that the union was severing ties with UNCF because he accepted a donation of $25 million dollars from Koch Industries and the Charles Koch Foundation and spoke at a Koch-funded summit. In a letter, Lee Saunders wrote that he was “deeply troubled” by Michael Lomax’s decision to accept $25 million from David and Charles Koch. He assumed that by accepting those funds Mr. Lomax was “in no way supporting or lending the name...
  • Meet the Head of the Lefties’ Koch Network

    07/23/2014 11:37:41 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies
    nationalreview.com ^ | 7/23/2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Philip Gara LaMarche is a secretive political operative who funnels billions of dollars from undisclosed donors to nonprofits and astroturf groups. But you won’t hear unhinged Harry Reid railing Queegishly about him on the Senate floor. Why? Here’s why: LaMarche is a militant leftist philanthropist. He’s a protected elite — Columbia University grad, former ACLU leader and Human Rights Watch official — with ready access to the White House. He and the Left’s other dark-money managers preach transparency and openness while plotting behind closed doors to secure power at every level of government.
  • NYC’s Seegerfest: Celebrating Pete Seeger and His Reprehensible Politics

    07/23/2014 9:28:20 AM PDT · by rktman · 24 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 7/21/2014 | Ron Radosh
    On Sunday, Lincoln Center Out of Doors hosted the third of five days of “New York City Honors Pete Seeger,” or Seegerfest, as the events are called. This was the festival’s main event. A concert featured artists singing songs Seeger was associated with, like “The Hammer Song,” “Turn, Turn, Turn,” and, of course, “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” The artists included old-time folkies like Judy Collins, who opened the program, Fred Hellerman of The Weavers, the popular children’s singer Dan Zanes, banjo master Tony Trischka, Tom Chapin and the Chapin sisters, and Jay Ungar and Molly Mason. The artists...
  • Loss of Sovereignty Disguised as Compassion

    07/18/2014 8:03:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 7/17/2014 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    A Kauai man was sentenced to one year probation and a $200 fine on May 29, 2014 for letting his 8-year-old son walk one mile home as punishment for getting in trouble at school. I wondered what the progressive courts would do to American parents who would allow their minor children to trek unaccompanied across Mexico, hanging on trains, on buses, walking with a coyote, in order to arrive in a more prosperous country where welfare and economic security would await them through the generosity of a president who decided to nullify the southern border? Social services and progressives don’t...
  • An “Angry Republican”

    07/16/2014 6:37:16 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 7/16/2014 | Leigh Bravo
    I recently had someone accuse me of sounding like an “angry republican,” based simply on the facts that I have researched and written in my articles. As a result, I have decided to write a response to this accusation and set the record straight! Let’s get one thing clear…. I don’t consider myself a republican, a tea partier, an independent or a libertarian. What I do know is that I am NOT a Democrat or a Liberal, I am not a racist or a flat-earther or a bigot or a terrorist, as the President of the United States has described...
  • It’s time for progressives to reclaim the Constitution(mega barf alert)

    07/07/2014 8:30:51 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | 7/6/2014 | e j dionne
    The idea of a Constitution of Opportunity is both refreshing and relevant. For too long, progressives have allowed conservatives to monopolize claims of fealty to our unifying national document. In fact, those who would battle rising economic inequalities to create a robust middle class should insist that it’s they who are most loyal to the Constitution’s core purpose. Broadly shared well-being is essential to the framers’ promise that “We the people” will be the stewards of our government.
  • We the people are not the enemy!

    06/28/2014 5:40:05 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 6/27/2014 | Patrice Lewis
    Gov. Bobby Jindal struck a chord around the nation when he voiced the sentiment held by millions: “I can sense right now a rebellion brewing amongst these United States where people are ready for a hostile takeover of Washington, D.C., to preserve the American Dream for our children and grandchildren.” What Gov. Jindal did was merely vocalize the serious frustrations of a majority of Americans, namely, that we no longer have a representative government. Our elected officials don’t even pretend to represent us anymore. It’s all a high-stakes game. A scam. A con. Our politicians pat us on the head...
  • In a Daze, Where is My Country?

    06/26/2014 6:28:54 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 6/26/2014 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    I ask myself, where is my country? Can I have it back? Why must we destroy everything in order to satisfy the wishes of the ruling elite, the oligarchs in power, who are busy re-writing all our laws, inviting in corruption, lawlessness, and deceit. No matter what the regime says, those in power become more prosperous and acquire more power.
  • We Were Warned

    06/21/2014 6:18:33 AM PDT · by rktman · 90 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 6/20/2014 | Greg Halvorson
    In 2008, we were warned…. Barack Obama, late of a Black Liberation church, protege of Communist Frank Marshall Davis, buyer of real estate from a convicted felon, and community organizer from a political machine as corrupt and ruthless as any in the country, wasn’t going to be Madison’s alter ego. Beyond the gate of political correctness and white guilt, we expected a rough, if not fatal, four years—but no one – and I mean, NO ONE – called this. That it would be this bad, this unmoored, and that, despite a train of scandals, four would become EIGHT abject years,...
  • Progressive Chains and “Liberating Tolerance”

    06/19/2014 5:45:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 1 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 6/19/2014 | Jim ONeill
    We have been, and are being, manipulated by globalist social engineers who have foisted on us a humorless demand that we live our lives their way...or else