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  • John Oliver to Trump: Drop Out; Tell America This Campaign Was a Stunt And Become A Legend

    08/22/2016 1:36:37 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 46 replies
    RCP Video ^ | 8-22-2016 | Ian Schwartz
    <p>HBO's Last Week Tonight host John Oliver pitches a new idea to Donald Trump: Avoid losing to Hillary Clinton by dropping out of the race for president now.</p> <p>“You’re either going to win or you’re going to lose, and I think both those scenarios end pretty badly for you,” Oliver told the GOP presidential nominee on his HBO series Sunday. “I would like to propose to you a third option and that is, drop out. Simply drop out and tell America this entire candidacy was a stunt.”</p>
  • FULL Robby Mook interview On ABC's "This Week" with George Stephanopoulos

    08/21/2016 4:14:30 PM PDT · by AndyJackson · 16 replies
    ABC ^ | 8/21/2016 | George Stephanopoulos
    See video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voJo6amxM9Y
  • Book says Hillary talks to dead: First lady acknowledged 'imaginary' chats.

    08/20/2016 9:47:53 AM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 105 replies
    CNN ^ | June 22, 1996
    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton held imaginary conversations with Eleanor Roosevelt and Mahatma Gandhi as a therapeutic release, according to a new book written by Bob Woodward, says a report in Sunday's edition of The Chicago Sun-Times. The first lady declined a personal adviser's suggestion that she address Jesus Christ, however, because it would be "too personal," according to Woodward's book, "The Choice." The book, which is still to be published, takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Clintons, as well as Bob and Elizabeth Dole. Woodward says the adviser was Jean Houston, co-director of the Foundation for...
  • Feminist: 'All Men Are Rapists'

    08/16/2016 6:36:03 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 42 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | Aug. 15, 2016 | Paul Bois
    Feminists can be such charming people! With all their talk of castrating God and killing babies in the womb, only a man drowning in the excess of his own misogyny would reject a date with someone as lovely as Julie Bindel of The Guardian, who believes "all men are rapists and should be put in prison." But wait! Shortly after they're put in prison, Miss Bindel thinks those rapist men "should be shot." I'm smitten, Julie. Do send me your number and we'll share tea and crumpets in short order. Miss Bindel's latest statement in an already seasoned repertoire of...
  • Cokie Roberts: Trump and Those Who Support Him are ‘Morally Tainted’

    08/16/2016 7:04:26 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 127 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Question for Cokie Roberts and Joe Scarborough: does the name Hillary Clinton ring a bell? On today’s Morning Joe, NPR’s Roberts and Scarborough proclaimed Donald Trump “morally tainted.” Roberts took it one step further, also declaring “morally tainted” those who support Trump. Scarborough asked Roberts whether she’d ever seen “a candidate so morally tainted, so challenged that people are calling him a racist and calling him a con man, at the same time saying we support him?” Roberts said no one has ever seen anything like this, and for good measure, citing her roots growing up in the Jim Crow...
  • VIDEO: Milwaukee agitators shout ‘black power,’ attack white drivers

    08/14/2016 9:53:24 AM PDT · by Morgana · 74 replies
    americanmirror.com ^ | August 14, 2016 | Olaf Ekberg
    Race agitators in Milwaukee used the police shooting of an unarmed armed black man to burn down their city and attack white people. Several videos show white drivers being stopped in the middle of the street and the “protesters” attempting to pull them out of their vehicles. “They’re beating every white person!” one of the agitators shouted in the video. “They jumpin’ every white person.” When the mob spotted a white driver, they attempted to block his car from passing. ***Video on link, warning language****
  • Swedish Prof: Hot Weather, Not Rapey Migrants Driving Sweden’s Place As The Rape Capital (tr)

    08/12/2016 10:29:23 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 38 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | 8-11-2016 | Tobias Andersson
    Although more well-known for ABBA, Ikea and Avicii, today Sweden’s international image is being tarnished by a much darker reputation: as the rape capital of the Western world. (snip) Immigrants raised in societies without respect for women, who see women as possessions whose main purpose in life is to please their husband, have no place in our liberal society. ..... At a festival in Skellefteĺ in July, sexual assaults were committed at an event where sponsored buses had been provided for asylum seekers. The Swedish establishment couldn’t fathom how the now infamous “Don’t touch” bracelets they had handed out hadn’t...
  • Rob Reiner: Trump’s Comments Dangerous Because His Followers Have ‘Violent Nature’

    08/10/2016 2:36:00 PM PDT · by bkopto · 101 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/10/2016 | Pam Key
    former actor and director Rob Reiner said the real danger in Trump’s words are that his followers “have a violent nature, and a violent streak.” Reiner said, “I can’t believe we’re having a conversation. That we are having a conversation about this kind of talk from a man who is running for president of the United States. The volume of idiocy that comes out of his mouth, you can’t wrap your mind around it. First, he said let’s have a foreign country spy on this country, then he demeans a Gold Star family, now he’s recommending assassination as a remedy...
  • Martin Sheen on Trump: 'Empty-Headed Moron'

    08/10/2016 12:28:48 PM PDT · by rktman · 74 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 8/10/2016 | Clyde Hughes
    Actor Martin Sheen called Donald Trump an "empty-headed moron" during an interview with The Hollywood Reporter that was posted online Tuesday. Sheen, who for seven years played President Jed Bartlet in the television series "The West Wing," was discussing his upcoming movie "The Vessel" when the question-and-answer interview turned to politics. Sheen, a longtime liberal activist and supporter of Hillary Clinton, did not hold back his feelings on the Republican presidential nominee. "Oh, Don Trump. He makes me laugh, in that nobody seems to get it yet," Sheen told THR. When asked what people didn't get, Sheen added: "That he's...
  • Seattle Taxpayers to Fund Series of "Racial Equality" Workshops

    08/08/2016 2:57:55 PM PDT · by HomerBohn · 27 replies
    The New American ^ | 8/5/2016 | Raven Claybough
    Seattle taxpayers are footing the bill in the latest left-wing indoctrination efforts regarding so-called “white privilege.” In this particular circumstance, the focus is actually on “white fragility,” and it is part of a set of “racial equity” workshops that Seattle’s Office of Arts and Culture is hosting in August and September. According to Seattle's city website, white fragility is defined as the “inability for white people to tolerate racial stress.” The scheduled workshops, organizers say, will help to address and correct that inability, as they will provide “the perspectives and skills needed for white people to have more constructive cross-racial...
  • Woman’s Home Vandalized Because Of ‘Trump’ Signs

    08/08/2016 7:27:54 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 25 replies
    It’s not just Donald Trump himself who can spark controversy. A McKinney homeowner learned even campaign signs for the Republican nominee can turn a quiet neighborhood into a political hotbed. The homeowner said she never planned for her yard to look like the way it does with giant Trump signs even on her roof. She says she started with a couple of small lawn signs, but after repeated vandalism, this was her answer. When you post giant signs outside your home, you can’t expect everyone to like them. “Go home. We’re building a wall. And I’m going to help,” Kimberly...
  • Seattle City Gov Sponsoring ‘White Fragility’ Workshops

    08/08/2016 1:33:27 PM PDT · by PROCON · 17 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | Aug. 5, 2016 | Peter Hasson
    The City of Seattle is sponsoring two taxpayer-funded workshops on “white fragility” as part of a series of “racial equity” workshops put on by the city’s Office of Arts and Culture throughout August and September. The two “white fragility” workshops will take place on August 17 and September 7, running four hours each. The workshops will focus on “the specific way that racism manifests through White Fragility.” (The city website defines “white fragility” as “the inability for white people to tolerate racial stress.”) Each workshop also “provides the perspectives and skills needed for white people to have more constructive cross-racial...
  • Researcher Says Government Is Racist For Recommending Milk

    08/06/2016 3:09:24 AM PDT · by kevcol · 88 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 4, 2016 | Thomas Phippen
    Even in marketing efforts, the racist quality of milk is emphasized: "Early milk promoters associated the whiteness of milk with the putative purity of racial whiteness," Freeman writes. Freeman's academic paper, "The Unbearable Whiteness of Milk: Food Oppression and the USDA," looks at the broader issue of "food oppression" as well, noting that "food oppression is a difficult concept for many to embrace because of the powerful rhetoric regarding personal choice that is endemic in the United States."
  • Of Course: MSNBC Connects Munich Terror Attack Talk to GOP Convention

    07/22/2016 5:31:29 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 22 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 22 Jul 2016 | Scott Whitlock
    MSNBC on Friday used the unfolding shooting spree in Munich to bash the Republican Party and connect the GOP convention to it. Regarding terror, Daily Beast editor Christopher Dickey talked to Brian Williams and lectured, “What we're looking at now in Europe and, to some extent, at the Republican convention and in the discourse in the United States, is a lot of talk about war as if we're talking about a massive operation.” Dickey insisted that the terror threat not be overstated: “Yet we're often talking as if we're going to go to war with a billion Muslims. And I...
  • MAX HASTINGS: The appalling truth is that Trump IS as stupid and ignorant as he seemsThe appalling

    07/22/2016 9:28:02 AM PDT · by pabianice · 57 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/22/16 | BY MAX HASTINGS FOR THE DAILY MAILHastings
    This was a moment that millions of Americans, some of them very weird indeed, have been praying for. This was the moment that tens of millions of others viewed with fear, revulsion, disbelief. The most divisive political figure in modern U.S. history became his party’s standard-bearer for the presidential election. After I wrote in the Mail in February that a Donald Trump presidency was a real possibility, I was teased as if I had suggested that it might snow in July. Today, a distant spectre has grown into something much bigger and scarier. The prospect will give sleepless nights to...
  • Left Plan Coup On Trump? L.A. Times Says “Voters Must Stop Him Before Military Has To”

    07/22/2016 7:27:42 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 86 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 7/21/2016 | Mac Slavo
    How far will they go to destroy this country? Liberals and globalists are already plotting several moves ahead. If Donald Trump beats Hillary, they are already contemplating a Plan B. In a op-ed, L.A. Times. writer James Kirchick dangles the ambiguous but ominous threat, “If Trump wins, a coup isn’t impossible here in the U.S.” It basically hints that a military overthrow of a Trump Presidency might be coming in the future, and would then be justified by horrific dictatorial acts that hordes of screaming leftists have been warning about all this time: From the L.A. Times: Americans viewing the...
  • If Trump wins, a coup isn't impossible here in the U.S.

    07/20/2016 6:09:17 AM PDT · by C19fan · 199 replies
    LA Times ^ | July 19, 2016 | James Kirchick
    Americans viewing the recent failed coup attempt in Turkey as some exotic foreign news story -- the latest, violent yet hardly unusual political development to occur in a region constantly beset by turmoil -- should pause to consider that the prospect of similar instability would not be unfathomable in this country if Donald Trump were to win the presidency.
  • California is Well-Known as the Land of Fruits and Nuts

    07/18/2016 6:44:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 18, 2016 | Arthur Schaper
    Too bad we can’t keep them all in one bowl, pour on the milk, and chow down. Some of us feel destined to remain stuck in the pits.Tragically, disgraceful, reprobate lawmakers are not only turning California into sanctuary state for illegal aliens, but also the final resting place for bigots, statist, and budding tyrants. Indeed, the state legislature just shoved a rash of anti-Second Amendment bills down our barrels. Now it will be a crime to buy guns with a “bullet button” for example. California has one of the worst business climates, with the highest taxes in the nation (including...
  • Exclusive-Dershowitz: Trump Wins Presidency If Hillary Moves To "Kooky Left"

    06/26/2016 3:03:08 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 37 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | June 26, 2016 | Aaron Klein
    Donald Trump will win the 2016 presidential election if Hillary Clinton moves to the left instead of tilting toward the center, Alan Dershowitz, a staunch Democrat and emeritus law professor at Harvard University, stated in a radio interview on Sunday.
  • On Guns, Democrats Have Lost Their Minds

    06/22/2016 11:13:32 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 34 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 21 Jun, 2016 | David Harsanyi
    If Dems could destroy either ISIS or the NRA, which one would they pick? By David Harsanyi JUNE 21, 2016 Email Print Follow Us on Twitter Like Us on Facebook Hangout with us In an interview with The Washington Post, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-CT and star of Monday’s gun-control theater, explained: “We’ve got to make this clear, constant case that Republicans have decided to sell weapons to ISIS.” Wow. That’s a pretty big deal, if true. Progressive darling Elizabeth Warren also endorsed this tactic, alleging that Republicans — veterans, moms, dads — were willingly complicit in the murder of their...
  • Rioting Only Makes Trump Stronger (lefties find their tactics backfire)

    06/03/2016 7:10:43 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 37 replies
    esquire.com ^ | MAY 25, 2016 | CHARLES P. PIERCE
    With that in mind, I would like to humbly suggest that those people who gather to protest the appearances of He, Trump kindly stop being such predictable tools for those really dark forces that are gathering around the presumptive Republican nominee. Jesus H. Christ on a satellite feed, stop making it so easy for them. What happened in Albuquerque Tuesday night not only was pointless, it was utterly stupid. It gave the campaign of He, Trump enough footage to create campaign ads all the way through his re-election campaign in 2020. It gave cable news a chance to monger some...
  • NYC Recognizes 31 "Genders" (vanity; pdf at link)

    05/25/2016 1:03:42 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 38 replies
    Commission on Human Rights One's internal, deeply-held sense of one’s gender as male, female, or something else entirely. A transgender person is someone whose gender identity does not match the sex they were assigned at birth. GENDER IDENTITY In New York City, it’s illegal to discriminate on the basis of gender identity and gender expression in the workplace, in public spaces, and in housing. The NYC Commission on Human Rights is committed to ensuring that transgender and gender non-conforming New Yorkers are treated with dignity and respect and without threat of discrimination or harassment. External representations of gender as expressed...
  • New York City Lets You Choose From 31 Different Gender Identities

    05/24/2016 1:49:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May 24, 2016 | Peter Hasson
    Individuals living in New York City can choose from a minimum of 31 different gender identities, many of which allow them to fluctuate between some version or combination of male or female identities. Businesses that don’t respect and accommodate an individual’s chosen gender identity risk incurring six-figure fines under rules implemented by the city’s Commission on Human Rights. The list of protected gender identities is available online and includes options such as “gender bender,” “two spirit,” “third sex,” “androgynous,” “gender gifted,” and “pangender.” A city official speaking on background confirmed to The Daily Caller that all of the listed identities...
  • Dating site pairs Canadians with Americans fleeing Trump

    05/10/2016 8:33:34 AM PDT · by mac_truck · 44 replies
    Globe & Mail ^ | 5/10/2016 | Adina Bresge
    A new dating website is offering to pair Americans with Canadian singles to save them from a Donald Trump presidency. MapleMatch.com promises love and a U.S. escape plan if Trump becomes commander-in-chief. The website promises to “make dating great again,” parodying the presumptive Republican presidential nominee’s slogan. “It’s easy to say, ‘This is just about Americans trying to find a way to get residency in Canada,” CEO Joe Goldman said in an interview. “I think ... many Americans may be frustrated by the community that they’re in or the dating pool they’ve had access to. “Why not seek something different?...
  • Famous California vegan restaurateurs under fire over revelation they eat meat

    05/06/2016 12:37:26 PM PDT · by PROCON · 30 replies
    the guardian.com ^ | May 3, 2016 | Robina Gibb
    Animal rights activists circulated photos of the husband and wife team behind Cafe Gratitude and Gracias Madre eating a burger and keeping freezer full of beefThe California-based husband and wife founders of celebrity-endorsed vegan restaurant group Cafe Gratitude say they have received death threats after it was revealed last week that they are raising, slaughtering and eating animals on their farm north of San Francisco. Matthew and Terces Engelhart, both in their sixties, who opened the first Cafe Gratitude in 2004 and whose celebrity followers have included Gwyneth Paltrow, Beyoncé and Sacha Baron Cohen, countered the firestorm of criticism with...
  • Rob Reiner on Trump's Appeal: 'There Are a Lot of People Who Are Racist'

    05/05/2016 11:12:50 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 112 replies
    Filmmaker Rob Reiner made headlines today by arguing that the rise of Donald Trump stems from racism in America and that the media has given him a pass. Reiner accused the media of going easy on Trump, saying that the billionaire businessman is only taken seriously as a political candidate because he is a celebrity. "The words that have been flung out from his mouth are insane!" Reiner said on MSNBC. "If he was not a celebrity - if Donald Trump was not a celebrity … you'd see a guy in a park, a lunatic in a park on a...
  • Justice Department program to no longer use ‘disparaging’ terms ‘felons’ and ‘convicts’

    05/04/2016 4:59:14 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 74 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Andrea Noble
    The Justice Department’s Office of Justice Programs is eschewing the terms “felon” and “convict” when officials refer to individuals convicted of crimes, opting instead for less “disparaging labels,” Assistant Attorney General Karol Mason announced Wednesday. The Office of Justice Programs plans to substitute terminology such as “person who committed a crime” and “individual who was incarcerated” in speeches and other communications as part of an effort to remove barriers that officials say hinder progress of those who re-enter society after completing their prison sentences. “I have come to believe that we have a responsibility to reduce not only the physical...
  • Trump: Americans will thank me when Lena Dunham flees to Canada

    04/26/2016 10:57:31 AM PDT · by C19fan · 51 replies
    Politico ^ | April 26, 2016 | Nick Gass
    Not only would Donald Trump not mind if certain celebrities were to flee the United States if he is elected president, the Republican front-runner said Tuesday that their opposition to his candidacy only increases his will to win. During a telephone interview with "Fox & Friends," Trump was asked about a tweet from Lena Dunham on Monday in which she vowed to leave the U.S. for Vancouver if he is elected. Trump's response: "Well, she's a B-actor. You know, she has no — you know, no mojo."
  • Lindsay Lohan Is Converting To Islam

    04/21/2016 9:43:13 AM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 117 replies
    The Superficial ^ | April 20, 2016
    “I’m a very spiritual person and I’m really open to learning,” the Catholic-born actress told The Sun on her conversion to Islam. Lohan, 29, who was spotted carrying a copy of the Koran while tending to her community service in New York last summer, also said there’s more to the text than what many people have been led to believe. And you can totally trust Lindsay when it comes to the Koran because it’s not like she’s walking around preaching about it without even reading the whole thing. Who does that? “I’m not done reading it. Do you know how...
  • Whoopi Goldberg: Trump Campaign Is "What A Beginning Dictatorship Looks Like"

    03/01/2016 1:44:53 PM PST · by Biggirl · 101 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | March 1, 2016 | Pam Key
    Tuesday on ABC’s “The View,” while defending her threat to leave the country, co-host Whoopi Goldberg said the campaign of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is “what a beginning dictatorship looks like.”
  • Bernie Sanders Just Got Endorsed By the Nation’s Largest Progressive Group

    01/12/2016 5:18:55 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies
    U.S. Uncut ^ | January 12, 2016 | Amanda Girard
    Bernie Sanders just won a game-changing endorsement with weeks to go before the first primary ballots are cast. MoveOn, the 17-year-old progressive advocacy group with hundreds of thousands of members nationwide, just overwhelmingly endorsed the Vermont senator's presidential campaign. The endorsement race wasn't even close -- Sanders won 79 percent of the vote with over 340,000 ballots cast. "This is a massive vote in favor of Bernie Sanders, showing that grassroots progressives across the country are excited and inspired by his message and track record of standing up to big money and corporate interests to reclaim our democracy for the...
  • Thought the Republicans Were Nuts? Wait 'til Bat**** Craziness of Next Week's Democratic Debate

    10/08/2015 1:22:45 PM PDT · by ppaul · 42 replies
    The Stranger ^ | 10/08/2015 | Matt Baume
    I started with a simple enough question: how do I watch the October 13 Democratic debate on CNN? And I wound up learning the answer to so many more questions I didn't know I had. Among those answers: Cheryl Crow, virtual reality, Las Vegas, and maybe Joe Biden or maybe not. Crazily, CNN itself seems to be offering no information about whether they will livestream the debate, as they did with the Republicans last month, or whether they'll shunt it over to cable-only like Fox did with their debate. Mashable is the only site reporting that CNN will be livestreaming...
  • Shock Jock Thom Hartmann: Climate Change Deniers Should Be In Prison

    09/30/2015 5:38:43 PM PDT · by markomalley · 79 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 9/30/15 | James Delingpole
    Left-wing American shock jock Thom Hartmann – UK readers: think Lenin without the charm, wit or lightness of touch – has told his listeners that “climate change deniers should be in prison.”“You are paid to lie to people” he told skeptic Paul Driessen on his radio show.“I am talking about racketeering, organized crime. I am calling you a criminal” said Hartmann, warming to his theme. “You are killing people…You have five million climate refugees…Dead children, your responsibility….It’s all the consequence of climate change.” Well I’ve been on Hartmann’s show myself and I know that gibbering hysteria is how he rolls....
  • So it appears that Elizabeth Warren is running for President...

    08/30/2015 3:45:48 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 142 replies
    Fec.gov ^ | Federal Elections Commission
    Apparrently a "Draft Elizabeth Warren" movement has officially gotten Elizabeth Warren signed up for a run for the White House, and that she signed it.
  • The Art of Being Offended: Part One

    08/19/2015 4:42:11 PM PDT · by Chris Shugart Uncommon Sense · 7 replies
    Thought Crimes ^ | Aug 12, 2015 | Chris Shugart
    The victim culture in this country has been turning out countless numbers of indignant sufferers who can cry out their personal brand of injustice with the convincing wail of a child that dropped their ice cream scoop onto the sidewalk. These martyrs have gotten so good that they could start their own professional league. It’s practically a spectator sport as it is. You hardly ever know in advance who you’re going to offend or the reason why. Then suddenly someone leaps out, having identified their target of opportunity, and then delivers their war cry: “That’s offensive!” And for some reason...
  • Rosie O’Donnell threatens to smear menstrual blood on pro-lifers’ faces

    08/16/2015 4:27:31 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 61 replies
    Fellowship Of The Minds ^ | 8/15/2015 | Dr. Eowyn
    Foul Language Warning: If you continue to read on, you may be offended by words that start with F and A. They are not my words, but words spoken by Rosie O’Donnell. Jackie Willis reports for CBS News, Aug. 14, 2015, that lesbian actress-comedienne Rosie O’Donnell was on SiriusXM’s radio program. She ranted to host Jenny Hutt that women’s rights are under attack in America and that politicians are undoing all the advances abortion activists have made. O’Donnell said, “Bigger than any specific people, there is a war on women that is happening in this country. Women fought for equality...
  • Greenpeace Activists Hang from Bridge to Block Shell Icebreaker

    07/29/2015 3:06:04 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 81 replies
    gCaptain ^ | July 29, 2015 | Mike Schuler
    A group of twenty six Greenpeace activists have suspended themselves from a bridge in Portland, Oregon in an effort to stop Shell icebreaker from heading back to Alaska where it is needed for the company’s arctic drilling operations.
  • Sen. Markey Pushes For $60M for CDC to Study ‘Epidemic of Gun Violence’

    06/09/2015 1:43:22 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | June 8, 2015 | 3:02 PM EDT | Eric Scheiner
    Democratic lawmakers have introduced legislation to authorize $60 million in taxpayer money to go to the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) for research on gun violence prevention. The measure, introduced last week, would give $10 million a year “for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2021 for the purpose of conducting or supporting research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention under the Public Health Service Act.” “The epidemic of gun violence in America is not preordained, it is preventable,” Senator Edward Markey (D-Mass.) says in a press release. “In the 21st century, we should use research and advances in...
  • Gay Lecturer: You're a "Sexual Racist" if You Deny Black People Sex if You're Not Attracted to Them

    06/08/2015 12:40:24 PM PDT · by rightistight · 95 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 6/8/15 | Aurelius
    Madison Moore, who received his PhD from Yale in 2012 and taught a class about "clubbing" in 2011, believes that if you do not find people of color attractive, you are a "sexual racist." In an article titled "Here’s A Fascinating Survey About Sexual Racism Every Gay Guy Needs To Read," Moore details the damaging effects of not finding black men sexually attractive. He begins by explaining that he's written articles on "gay sex, race and racism." In response he has received a backlash, including one email in which a reader said, “You’re just mad because you’re black and ugly...
  • Man who shot himself dead on steps of Capitol was carrying 'Tax the 1%' sign

    04/12/2015 4:44:06 PM PDT · by Libloather · 44 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/12/15
    A precautionary lockdown of the U.S. Capitol was lifted after about two hours Saturday following a suicide by a man carrying a sign demanding taxes for the '1%'. The man died after shooting himself on the west front of the Capitol building just after 1 p.m., Capitol Police spokeswoman Kimberly Schneider said. No one else was hurt. Capitol Police Chief Kim Dine said the man had a backpack and a rolling suitcase, triggering an hours-long lockdown, and a sign that said something about 'social justice.'
  • Please Practice Safe Fracking ("expert" says fracking causes increase in STDs)

    02/16/2015 4:04:04 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    Youtube ^ | February 12, 2015 | Maryland House Republican Caucus
  • Liberal Sports Writer: ‘Politics Of Race’ Behind Seahawks Horrible Play Call

    02/03/2015 11:13:08 AM PST · by PROCON · 68 replies
    dailycaller ^ | Feb. 2, 2015 | Alex Griswold
    The Nation’s Dave Zirin (the same journalist who brought us the genius idea that not cheering for the Seattle Seahawks is racist) wrote a post-Super Bowl column attributing the Seattle Seahawks’ horrible decision to throw a pass on the one-yard line in the final seconds of the game was due to “the politics of race” and an anti-Marshawn Lynch conspiracy. (VIDEO: Patriots And Seahawks Fans React To Malcolm Butler’s Interception) The theory, as relayed by Zirin, is that Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll called a pass because he wanted the young, clean-cut quarterback Russell Wilson to be seen as the...
  • More reason to love Mike Rowe

    11/25/2014 2:39:58 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 24, 2014 | Thomas Lifson
    Mike Rowe is a hero of mine, a tireless advocate of practical skills and knowledge who urges Americans to acquire a trade, rather than mindlessly go to college and acquire debt and a possibly useless degree. The host of former cable TV hit Dirty Jobs and current CNN hit Somebody’s Got to Do It, Rowe celebrates those who work hard and perfect their art at manual trades. He’s also a conservative (maybe you guessed that?), and one sharp dude. So when a troll went onto Rowe’s Facebook page and started posting inflammatory garbage about Republicans, Rowe spotted it while in...
  • Progressives turn from Obama to embrace Elizabeth Warren

    07/15/2014 9:39:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 60 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 07/15/2014 | Robert Costa
    SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Populist Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) got a rock-star reception during a standing-room-only campaign rally here Monday, as hundreds of liberal activists cheered her broadsides against corporate interests and voiced hopes that her presence might shift the political winds in an increasingly Republican state. The rally on behalf of Senate candidate Natalie Tennant was the latest in a string of recent Warren appearances in red and blue states alike, where Democratic base voters have embraced her fiery message as an envoy to working-class voters frustrated with both Wall Street and the Obama administration. “Our job is to fight...
  • California Officially Working To Protect Fictional Environment

    01/03/2014 12:36:21 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    Political Outcast ^ | January 3, 2013 | Mark Horne
    The fact that a state legislature would decree population density mandates to cities in the state is an intolerable tyranny. Naturally, the California legislature is doing it. But it has officially decided to worry about the environment of a fantasy world, not the real one.
  • Obama-appointed judge: Same-sex marriage like interracial, ‘deeply rooted in nation’s history

    12/22/2013 11:28:54 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | December 22, 2013 | Michael Dorstewitz
    An Obama appointee to the federal bench ruled Friday that the right to same-sex marriage is “deeply rooted in the nation’s history and implicit in the concept of ordered liberty,” and as such is a fundamental right. Judge Robert J. Shelby was appointed to the U.S. District Court for the Central Division of Utah in 2012 by President Obama, then confirmed by a Senate voice vote on Sept. 21, 2012, with neither debate nor objection, according to CNS News. A federal district court is a court of original jurisdiction, but if its opinions are left unchallenged, they become the law...
  • Fox News and talk radio brainwashed my dad

    10/12/2013 2:21:34 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 95 replies
    Salon ^ | October 11, 2013 | Jen Senko and Rory O'Connor
    Jen Senko is a filmmaker who watched in horror as her father slowly came to believe the extreme right-wing lies of Rush Limbaugh and other conservative media mavens. Now she’s making a documentary about it calledThe Brainwashing of My Dad.Senko’s first documentary, Road Map Warrior Women, won recognition with several festival awards. Her most recent film,The Vanishing City,co-directed with Fiore DeRosa,exposes the economic policies that have made New York a city for the rich. The Vanishing City won Best Feature Documentary in the Williamsburg International Film Festival,Best Short Documentary in the Harlem International Film Festival,and Honorable Mention in the Los...
  • Obama administration sources explain Benghazi: “It’s actually closer to us being idiots”

    05/17/2013 9:02:25 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 25 replies
    Obama administration sources explain Benghazi: “It’s actually closer to us being idiots” posted at 12:01 pm on May 17, 2013 by Ed Morrissey Sharyl Attkisson hinted last night on Twitter that she would have something “interesting” on Benghazi today. The CBS reporter didn’t disappoint. Although it’s not exactly a blockbuster revelation, the change in tone in White House trial balloons in its defense of the Benghazi debacle is stunning: Obama administration officials who were in key positions on Sept. 11, 2012 acknowledge that a range of mistakes were made the night of the attacks on the U.S. missions in Benghazi,...
  • Reid: 'House Republicans have truly lost their minds'

    05/15/2013 4:59:40 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 44 replies
    United Press International ^ | May 15, 2013 | United Press International
    U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said Wednesday "House Republicans have truly lost their minds" under a popular definition of insanity. Reid, speaking of House GOP leaders' plan to hold a 37th vote on repealing the Affordable Care Act -- commonly known as "Obamacare" -- cited a statement often attributed to Albert Einstein, that insanity is defined as "doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.""If that's true, the House Republicans have truly lost their minds," Reid said in a speech on the Senate floor.Noting that House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said after the 2012...
  • DEMOCRATS: GLOBAL WARMING WILL FORCE WOMEN INTO PROSTITUTION

    04/30/2013 10:37:55 PM PDT · by neverdem · 60 replies
    Human Events ^ | 4/29/2013 | David Harsanyi
    A number House Democrats have written a resolution(PDF) calling on Congress to recognize that climate change will hurt the plight of women more than men; driving women into “transactional sex” for survival — among other horrible fates. Now, nothing causes more transactional sex than poverty, and few conditions bring more poverty to women around the world than limiting capitalism and free trade. One wonders if a poor woman in say, Bangladesh, would be happier and healthier with a car, an air conditioner and processed food rather than that light carbon footprint they now carry? I wish they had a choice.So...