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  • New And Improved Political Compass: Where Do You Stand?

    01/29/2018 10:19:26 AM PST · by davikkm · 4 replies
    IWB ^ | Daniel Carter
    I’ve recently stumbled upon a reimagined political compass that does a fantastic job of illustrating today’s political environment. It is less focused on the perceived divide between the left and the right and more focused on the true divide between the status quo and people desperately seeking change. It was created by Eric Weinstein; a mathematician, economist, public intellectual and Managing Director at Thiel Capital. His new and improved political compass ditches the mainstream narrative and does a better job of showing you who your true political allies and enemies are. First, let’s look at the old political compass as...
  • 12 Groundbreaking, Upending, and Catastrophic Political, and Econ. Events from Each Month of 2017

    01/04/2018 12:36:56 PM PST · by davikkm
    IWB ^ | Robert Carbery
    January 20, 2017 Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Shocking the world, the former reality TV star and real estate developer defeated both a vast field of Republican candidates and the Clinton machine. Liberals have been melting down all year while the non-status quo president attempts to upend DC and make America great again by focusing on growing the economy as opposed to opening our borders, entering into ill-fated trade deals, and destructive climate pacts that merely aim to signal how enlightened we are as a nation. February 12, 2017 North Korea launches...
  • Inspector General: IRS Employees Found ‘Harrassing or Abusing Taxpayers’

    12/20/2017 12:01:00 PM PST · by x1stcav · 9 replies
    CNS News ^ | 12/20/17 | Staff
    The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, which oversees the Internal Revenue Service, reports that in fiscal 2016 the IRS closed four cases in which IRS employees were found to have violated a law governing their behavior toward taxpayers and that these violations included “harassing and abusing taxpayers and using obscene and profane language.” In 1998, Congress enacted a law imposing restrictions on the way that IRS employees could treat taxpayers. As explained by the IG, this included a prohibition on an IRS employee contacting a taxpayer at “unusual or inconvenient times,” contacting the taxpayer directly if the taxpayer “has...
  • Liberals Are Incensed That Taylor Swift Won't Be Political or Miserable

    12/18/2017 7:13:12 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 117 replies
    PJMedia ^ | December 18th, 2017 | Stephen Kruiser
    December birth baby Taylor Swift is finishing 2017 in grand fashion. She just turned 28 and has the best-selling album of the year, a feat that was accomplished just one week after its release. Young, rich, talented, and the world is hers...what's not to be happy about? According to liberal America, everything.
  • Bill Whittle: How the Critical Theory Ruined a Generation

    12/05/2017 8:46:34 AM PST · by Robert DeLong · 24 replies
    YouTube ^ | Oct 31, 2017 | Bill Whittle
    William Alfred "Bill" Whittle (born April 7, 1959) is an American conservative blogger, political commentator, director, screenwriter, editor, pilot, and author. In this segment, he talks about the Critical Theory of the Frankfurt School and how they created a form of neo-marxism.
  • Trey Gowdy Getting Closer to World Problems & Political Conspirators – Bankers Next?

    11/19/2017 6:16:56 PM PST · by davikkm · 19 replies
    IWB ^ | Thinker
    Finally, the American people have a politician who dosen’t care what party your in, but does care whether the job one fills for the people in government is being used with integrity and for the purpose of keeping the people and US on the motto most people believe in. “Justice for All” That hasn’t been the case in the before 2011, and Trey Gowdy moving to the Oversight Committee. A change that has opened the doors to corruption greater than all the US wars put together. Acts that many would call treason have been allowed to go through and pass...
  • Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva has highest-selling gear in past 24 hours

    09/25/2017 10:57:14 AM PDT · by Old Teufel Hunden · 28 replies
    ESPN ^ | 9/25/2017 | Darren Rovell
    Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva became the best-selling player in the NFL by midday Monday. Alejandro Villanueva's appearance on the field, as the only Steelers player to leave the tunnel for Sunday's national anthem, led to "confusion" for some teammates, a source said. A spokesman for Fanatics, which runs the NFL's online store, confirmed to ESPN that, over the past 24 hours, more Villanueva gear, including jerseys and name and number T-shirts, has been ordered than that of any other NFL player. Villanueva beat out New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for the top spot. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson...
  • The NFL has a MAJOR Hypocrisy Problem When it Comes to Allowing the American Flag to be Disrespected

    09/24/2017 12:45:51 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 75 replies
    The Politistick ^ | 09/24/2017 | Matthew K. Burke
    Why is it okay to disrespect the American flag, okay to wear a t-shirt praising communist butcher Fidel Castro, okay to depict cops as pigs, but not okay to wear a Christian t-shirt? Everyone is weighing in in the disrespectful NFL flag-sitters, so I might as well. Here are several points that make the case that NFL owners and the commissioner are utter hypocrites for allowing players to disrespect the American flag: 1) The NFL is a private company — it is not the federal government. Every private company has codes of conduct. 2) The NFL forced RGIII (Robert Griffin...
  • Poll: High Rates Of U.S. College Students Support Violence, Shouting To Stop Free Speech

    09/22/2017 8:41:10 AM PDT · by Mafe · 31 replies
    The Federalist ^ | September 22, 2017 | Joy Pullmann
    It’s not just crazy places like the University of California at Berkeley where surprisingly large numbers of U.S. college students believe that violence and shouting are acceptable methods to prevent people from saying things. Fifty-one percent of all U.S. college students believe shouting is an acceptable response to free speech, and one in five (19 percent) believe violence is an acceptable response, according to results from a national survey of 1,500 students in 49 states and DC. Fifty-three percent of survey respondents said colleges should “create a positive learning environment for all students by prohibiting certain speech or expression of...
  • CELEBRITIES TURN HURRICANE BENEFIT CONCERT INTO LEFT-WING SERMON

    09/12/2017 9:08:39 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 48 replies
    Grabein.com ^ | 9/12/2017
    Mere seconds into the celebrity-filled benefit concert for victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma did these stars turn the ostensible charitable event into a platform for left-wing sermonizing. Stevie Wonder, who kicked off the show, began with call for unity, but then turned to mock anyone who questioned the global warming theory. "When love goes into action, it preferences no color of skin, no ethnicity, no religious beliefs, no sexual preferences, and no political persuasions," Mr. Wonder began. "It just loves. As we should begin to love and value our planet." But after calling for love, he singled out skeptics...
  • ESPN responds to Jemele Hill calling Trump 'a white supremacist'

    09/12/2017 5:23:00 PM PDT · by safetysign · 66 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09/12/2017 | Staff
    ESPN has taken to Twitter to comment on host Jemele Hill calling President Trump “a white supremacist.” "The comments on Twitter from Jemele Hill regarding the President do not represent the position of ESPN," the network stated on Tuesday. "We have addressed this with Jemele and she recognizes her actions were inappropriate."
  • After Trans Discussion, child ‘Came Home Crying And Shaking So Afraid She Could Turn Into A Boy’

    08/23/2017 2:35:26 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 40 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 23rd 2017 | Joy Pullmann
    Angry parents stampeded a California charter school board meeting Monday after a teacher read her kindergarten class picture books about transgenderism to affirm a gender dysphoric classmate. During the class, parents say, the gender dysphoric boy also switched clothes to look more like a girl in a “gender reveal.” Parents were not notified beforehand of the discussion or the classmate’s psychological condition, and learned about it when their confused kindergarteners arrived home from school that day. “The kindergartners came home very confused, about whether or not you can pick your gender, whether or not they really were a boy or...
  • The Dividing Lines are Not Race – But Political

    08/16/2017 11:23:53 AM PDT · by davikkm · 5 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    No matter how much the political elites would like it to be so, America (and in fact much of Europe) is no longer politically divided by race. Of course there are demographic trends, but these are not divisions; what is really causing the split is the vast chasm that is seen to exist between the Left of politics and the Right. Before we get too hung up in terminology, I use the terms Left and Right only in their more historical sense. There is a huge amount of crossover; but here I refer to the “Stated Political Divisions” of our...
  • Maxine Waters Won’t Rule Out All-Black Party [VIDEO]

    08/08/2017 12:10:08 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 46 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/07/17 | Amber Athey
    California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters wouldn’t rule out the concept of an all-black political party when asked about it on Monday. Waters joined  “The Breakfast Club” radio show on Monday morning and was asked if it was time for black people to form their own political party. “No, not at this point,” Waters said. “You have to show that you’re willing and you’re able to put the numbers together and exercise your influence.” “We still are not voting our influence yet,” she continued. “What we should do is organize our power, exercise our power, particularly in the Democratic Party because that’s...
  • MILO: Barnes and Noble Not Selling ‘Dangerous’ Is ‘Almost Certainly Political’

    07/21/2017 6:38:01 AM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 20, 2017 | Lucas Nolan
    Former Breitbart Senior Editor MILO appeared alongside Breitbart Editor-In-Chief Alex Marlow on Breitbart News Daily on SiriusXM Patriot Channel 125 to discuss the success of MILO’s new book and the state of the American left. ... “Not to give too much praise to old school Republicans, but I used to laugh slightly when conservatives in America would say how difficult it was to get a book off the ground or to have a successful media career as a Republican or as a conservative,” he continued. “Launching this book I’ve realised they were right, and I think the left hates me...
  • London Subway to change 'ladies and gentlemen' announcements

    07/13/2017 6:36:48 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 49 replies
    BBC News ^ | 13th July 2017 | BBC News
    The "ladies and gentlemen" greeting on Tube announcements is to be scrapped, Transport for London (TfL) has announced. London Underground staff have been told to say "hello everyone" in an effort to become more gender-neutral. TfL said the move was to ensure all passengers felt "welcome". LGBT campaign group Stonewall welcomed the decision, which was supported by London mayor Sadiq Khan at a session of Mayor's Question Time last month. The revised phrasing will be applied to all new pre-recorded announcements made across the capital's transport network. Mark Evers, director of customer strategy at TfL, said: "We want everyone to...
  • Germany passes lightning-fast 'Erdogan Act' (No Foreign Political Rallies)

    07/01/2017 7:32:43 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 15 replies
    ANF News ^ | Saturday, 1 Jul 2017, 11:30 | ANF Berlin
    Germany has passed a law in lightning speed to rid themselves of Erdoğan’s political shows. The law bars foreign leaders from holding rallies in the country. Following the new Erdoğan rally crisis with the AKP regime, the Federal Government of Germany passed a law yesterday restricting foreign politicians’ ability to run election campaigns in the country. The law is dubbed the “Erdoğan Act” in the public, while notices have been sent to foreign representation offices in Germany. The law concerns countries outside of the European Union. Foreign state representatives and politicians won’t be allowed to run election campaigns in the...
  • Gates Slams Biden in Memoir, Reveals He Nearly Quit

    01/07/2014 1:11:41 PM PST · by 12th_Monkey · 34 replies
    Time ^ | Jan. 07, 2014 | Zeke J Miller
    Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has harsh words for Vice President Joe Biden’s foreign policy judgement in his soon-to-be-released memoir. According to the New York Times, which obtained an early copy of the memoir, Gates calls Biden “a man of integrity,” but questions his record. “I think he has been wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national security issue over the past four decades,” Gates writes, according to the Times. Gates, the only high-level holdover from the Bush administration to the President Barack Obama’s Cabinet, reveals he nearly quit his post in September 2009 while Obama reviewed...
  • POLL: Which political direction does the News Media lean?

    06/04/2017 11:39:23 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 15 replies
    POLL: Which political direction does the News Media lean? To the right In the middle To the Left
  • America’s Political Divisions Are Approaching an Irreparable State

    05/26/2017 4:02:37 AM PDT · by davikkm · 56 replies
    IWB ^ | Robert Carbery
    A second civil war may very well be inevitable in the coming years if we keep this up. The United States of America has not been united in some time. We have continued to separate ourselves by geography and political affiliation. New England is totally different from the Deep South. The West Coast has little in common with much of the Midwest. The city folk have different beliefs than those in the countryside. But we used to all get along just fine. Things have changed. Our common ground is eroding. People are yelling past each other and not understanding the...