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  • Democrats officially introduce $15 minimum wage bill

    05/25/2017 1:15:36 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 70 replies
    Top congressional Democrats officially introduced legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024, up from its current level of $7.25. The move marks a stark policy change for the party, which was promoting an increase to just $10.50 as recently as 2015. "What we are here today to say is that a living wage is $15... If you are working 40 or 50 hours a week, you should not be living in poverty," said Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. He noted it had been almost a decade since the last time Congress had raised the...
  • Goodbye ISIS, hello losers

    05/23/2017 9:07:30 AM PDT · by Tennessean4Bush · 28 replies
    Scott Adams Blog ^ | 05/23/2017 | Scott Adams
    President Trump just gave ISIS its new name: Losers. (Short for Evil Losers). If you think that’s no big deal, you’re wrong. It’s a big deal. This is – literally – weapons-grade persuasion from the most powerful Master Persuader of our time. As I have taught you in this blog, President Trump’s clever nicknames for people are not random. They are deeply engineered for visual impact and future confirmation bias. In this case, the visuals will be provided by future terror attacks. That reinforces the “evil” part, obviously. But more importantly, the Losers will be doing nothing but losing on...
  • Millennials are still not getting married

    05/09/2017 11:20:14 AM PDT · by BJ1 · 219 replies
    Probably Overthinking It ^ | 10/14/2016 | Allen Downey
    Last year I presented a paper called "Will Millennials Ever Get Married?" at SciPy 2015. You can see video of the talk and download the paper here. I used data from the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) to estimate the age at first marriage for women in the U.S., broken down by decade of birth. I found evidence that women born in the 1980s and 90s were getting married later than previous cohorts, and I generated projections that suggest they are on track to stay unmarried at substantially higher rates. Yesterday the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released...
  • Jimmy Carter Reveals He Voted for Bernie Sanders Over Hillary Clinton

    05/09/2017 3:03:51 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 34 replies
    NBC News ^ | May 9, 2017 | by ALEX SEITZ-WALD
    Former Democratic President Jimmy Carter revealed Monday night that he backed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton in last year's Democratic presidential primary. "Can y'all see why I voted for him?" the 92-year-old Carter said of Sanders, who was seated next to him during a discussion hosted by the Carter Center on Human Rights in Atlanta. Carter kept his preference quiet during last year's heated race between Clinton and Sanders, but his distaste for Hillary and Bill Clinton is an open secret. Carter would be Sander's highest-ranking supporter in the Democratic Party. Only one senator backed the Vermont Independent...
  • Republican Cowards Surrender Again to Democrats Over Threat of Govt. Shutdown

    05/02/2017 4:16:46 PM PDT · by Stayfree · 73 replies
    Self | May 2, 2017 | Stayfree
    At first RINOs complained that they could not accomplish anything unless they had control of the House, then the next excuse was that they needed control of the Senate, then the next excuse was that they needed control of the Presidency, then there excuse was that we can't risk shutting down the government, then the next excuse will be that the Democrats will retake over everything, including the Congressional restroom....br>GET SOME BALLS, YOU COWARDLY BASTARDS
  • The moment Hillary Clinton was forced to give up her dream (Feel-good story of the day)

    04/30/2017 8:21:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 125 replies
    The New York Post ^ | April 30, 2017 | Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes
    Every detail was designed to mark Hillary Clinton’s moment in history — from the glass ceiling at Manhattan’s Javits Center, where her supporters were gathered, to her and hubby Bill’s suite at The Peninsula hotel, selected so she could personally see Trump Tower, home to the foe she was set to crush. Then came the voter returns. In this exclusive excerpt from their fascinating new book “Shattered,’’ political reporters Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes take readers inside Hillary Clinton’s world on the night that changed her life — and the nation — forever. Hillary’s communications team decamped to the Javits...
  • Barbra Streisand Says It Was ‘Heartbreaking’ To See Hillary Clinton Lose The Election

    04/27/2017 9:31:21 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 67 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | April 27, 2017 | By Julia Brucculieri
    Like many after the 2016 election, Barbra Streisand was disappointed with the results. In fact, she was heartbroken. The Oscar winner opened up about Hillary Clinton’s loss during an interview with WNYC’s Leonard Lopate. In her opinion, it all came down to the fact that “women are still so underestimated” in society. “It’s incredible to watch even this last election with Hillary, the kind of strong woman, the powerful woman, the educated woman, the experienced woman, being thought of as the other, or too elite, or too educated,” she said. “It’s very, very odd to me, and it was heartbreaking...
  • Spicer Slams Media: Dems Didn’t ‘Almost Win’ in Georgia, ‘They Lost’

    04/19/2017 3:23:41 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 73 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | April 19, 2017 | Kyle Drennen
    During Wednesday’s White House briefing, NBC reporter Hallie Jackson asked if President Trump was “expending too much political capital on a race that Republicans should be winning easily,” referring to Georgia’s special congressional election. In response, Press Secretary Sean Spicer blasted the absurd liberal media narrative that it was a “symbolic” or “emotional” victory for Democrats despite their candidate falling short. "“I thought that some of the coverage was a little intriguing as I watched it....Democrats went all in on this race. They spent over $8.3 million. They said on the record that their goal was to win this race....
  • Democrats Begin To Wonder: When Do We Win?

    04/19/2017 12:17:11 PM PDT · by drewh · 59 replies
    Fox News ^ | 04/19/17 05:06 EDT | By Gabriel Debenedetti
    For all the roiling anger and energy at the grass roots, the party still fell short in Georgia and Kansas. And Democratic prospects in upcoming elections aren't promising. As it became clear late Tuesday evening that Jon Ossoff would fall just short of the 50-percent mark in the first round of voting in a suburban Atlanta special election, Democrats back in Washington started leafing through their calendars and asking: When does the winning start? Ossoff’s 'moral victory' — capturing 48 percent of the vote in a conservative-oriented district — was welcome, but after two successive close-but-no-cigar finishes in House special...
  • Let's Get Real: The Democrats Didn’t even win a Moral Victory in Georgia

    04/19/2017 6:40:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 83 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/19/2017 | Jeremy Carl
    I don’t want to sound like the Baghdad Bob of the 2018 election cycle, but the special election in Georgia’s 6th congressional district was yet another reminder that despite the mainstream media’s relentless narrative attempting to turn the early days of the Trump administration into a story of GOP rout, reality has stubbornly refused to cooperate with them. Don’t get me wrong—the GOP is absolutely facing headwinds in 2018. And there’s a lot of political ground left to cover in November. I’d certainly rather be in a position of winning districts by increasing margins rather than decreasing ones. Could the...
  • Tax Day protesters across the US demand that Trump to release his tax returns

    04/15/2017 1:09:20 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 33 replies
    ABC News ^ | pr 15, 2017, | ABC News
    Thousands of protesters at Tax Day marches today in cities from Washington, D.C., to Denver to Los Angeles are calling on President Trump to release his tax returns. Trump is the first U.S. president and the first major party nominee in four decades to refuse to release his full tax returns to the public. Organizers said Saturday's protests, dubbed the Tax March, were scheduled in nearly 150 cities, and stemmed from the women's march that took place the day after Trump's inauguration.
  • Manual Provides Eco-Terrorism Tips on How to 'Make Someone's Life Hell'

    04/11/2017 8:23:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 22 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 4/10/2017 | Craig Bannister
    A new eco-terrorism manual has been published and is being sold online by Earth First! Journal, which calls itself “the voice of the radical environment movement." The new Direct Action Manual (3rd Edition) provides tips activism ranging from “soft pranks” to vandalism that will result in arrest:
  • Trump Releases His First Budget Blueprint: Here Are The Winners And Losers

    03/16/2017 6:30:13 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 37 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 03/16/17 | Tyler Durden
    In a proposal with many losers, the Environmental Protection Agency and State Department stand out as targets for the biggest spending reductions. Funding would disappear altogether for 19 independent bodies that count on federal money for public broadcasting, the arts and regional issues from Alaska to Appalachia. Trump's budget outline is a bare-bones plan covering just "discretionary" spending for the 2018 fiscal year starting on Oct. 1. It is the first volley in what is expected to be an intense battle over spending in coming months in Congress, which holds the federal purse strings and seldom approves presidents' budget plans....
  • Nikki Giovanni: Trump Should Crash And Burn

    02/24/2017 11:01:54 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 45 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | January 25, 2017 | J.D. Myall
    “The best thing that could happen to America would be if Trump and Pence were on a plane that crashed and burned.” - Nikki Giovanni. My mouth hangs wide, it takes me a minute to think of my next question. Nikki Giovanni, the famous poet and distinguished university professor makes me speechless. I want to talk about her nomination for the Maya Angelou Lifetime Achievement Award. We could chat about her friendship with Maya Angelou, or her NAACP Image Awards. I would even be eager to talk about her Grammy nomination or her love of literature, poetry, and cooking. I...
  • 'Hillary Beat Trump' website lets people pretend Clinton won the presidential election

    02/23/2017 12:55:01 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Birmingham News ^ | February 23, 2017 | Leada Gore
    Talk about your fake news.... A new website, HillaryBeatTrump.org, claims to tell the news "from the Real America where the majority rules." The site is written as if former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton defeated Donald Trump in the November 2016 presidential election. The satirical website doesn't hold back on its thoughts, with headlines ranging from "Revelation: God comes out as Hillary supporter," "President Clinton awards Obama the Congressional Medal of Freedom," and "Historians say Clinton's presidency is already in all-time top five." Other headlines take a not-so-subtle jab at President Trump, like "NYT pans Clinton's "oppressively intelligent press conference"...
  • NBC (NBC?!): 'No Indication Of Any Collusion' Between Trump, Russia

    02/17/2017 5:56:58 AM PST · by rktman · 28 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 2/17/2017 | Joseph Curl
    After Hillary Clinton’s monumental loss in the 2016 election, she and her team of sycophants, bent on casting blame anywhere but the failed candidate with a losing message, spit out one of the all-time fakest of all fake news stories: The Russians did it. Team Clinton said that she’d lost to a reality show star because the Russians, spearheaded by President Vladimir Putin, had directly sought to influence the election — and succeeded. In their version of events, Putin masterminded the hacking, and subsequent release, of emails from the Democratic National Committee and top aides to Clinton. While the emails...
  • Virtually all Democrats poised to vote against remaining Trump Cabinet picks

    02/06/2017 1:16:51 PM PST · by mdittmar · 103 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | February 6,2017 | Ed O'Keefe
    Virtually all Democratic senators are expected to vote against President Trump’s picks to lead the departments of Education, Justice, Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury and his top budget nominee — a historic rebuke of a first-term president’s top Cabinet nominees.
  • Is anti-Trump furor papering over Democrats' working-class woes? Kaine: 'We love the energy'

    02/04/2017 5:55:00 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    KNWA-TV ^ | February 4, 2017 | Eric Bradner, CNN
    DETROIT (CNN) - Gobsmacked by their base's ferocious rejection of Donald Trump's presidency, the candidates to chair the Democratic Party scrambled Saturday to show how devoted they are to the cause. Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez bragged to the Democratic National Committee's "future forum" about racing to airport protests in Houston and then San Francisco. Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, made sure everyone knew he was the only one to skip David Brock's donor summit to participate in the Women's March in Washington. Put him in charge, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison pledged, and "We will be asking...
  • Democrats are becoming the party of secession

    02/01/2017 7:20:11 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    Let’s agree that President Trump’s travel ban on visitors from seven nations was a sensible idea hobbled by flaws, especially regarding green card holders and dual citizens. Let’s also agree we haven’t seen a rollout this clumsy since the debut of ObamaCare, which was far more serious because it penalized millions of Americans while Trump’s order inconvenienced hundreds of foreign nationals. Still, we can assume, based on past performance, that Trump will learn from the mistakes. His fierce determination to be a successful president cannot co-exist with rookie blunders. But what about the other players in the drama? Can we...
  • Robert De Niro, other stars lead thousands in NYC Trump protest

    01/20/2017 4:46:34 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 53 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 1/19/2017 | Leonard Greene, Laura Dimon
    Thousands of defiant New Yorkers filled President-elect Donald Trump’s backyard Thursday on the eve of his inauguration for a star-studded, full-throated statement of protest. Joined by celebrities, government leaders and union organizers, angry protesters flooded Columbus Circle, Broadway and several blocks of Central Park West. “There are those who are working to divide us,” said “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon. “We are not going back. We’re not turning around. “Yes we’ve had a setback. But we can see it as a setback or we can see it as a challenge. And where there is a challenge there is...