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  • Pelosi to reporter: Do not identify my former colleague as my former colleague!

    07/22/2013 1:29:35 PM PDT · by topher · 30 replies
    MichelleMalkin.com ^ | July 20, 2013 01:48 PM | Doug Powers
    Nancy Pelosi has been quiet about accusations against former House member and San Diego Mayor Bob Filner. But at least the House Minority Leader is being helpful enough to give reporters instructions about how to explain her past working relationship with Filner: Don’t: Democrats who accused Republicans of being anti-women during last year’s campaign are strangely silent now that one of their own — San Diego Mayor Bob Filner — is accused of groping and sexually assaulting women. “Don’t identify him as my former colleague,” an agitated House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi reportedly said Thursday night when asked about the...
  • Allen West and His Critics: About those "78 to 81" congressional Democrats who are "communists."

    05/05/2012 5:37:38 PM PDT · by neverdem · 42 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 5.4.12 | Paul Kengor
    Congressman Allen West is being hammered for his comments alleging that certain Democratic members of Congress are communists. It's the kind of accusation (West is not backing down) that sets liberals seething in rage. An even worse sin was that West dared to quantify his accusation, attaching a number to the alleged Reds. He said there are "78 to 81" Congressional Democrats who are communists. Naturally, all of this is a huge no-no, reflexively sending liberals into fits and shouts of "McCarthyism!" I want to say three things relating to West's remarks: First, some criticism of West's critics. Second, a...
  • Brown: Is Progressivism the new Communism?

    04/19/2012 12:00:17 PM PDT · by DBeers · 53 replies
    New Jersey On-Line ^ | Thursday, April 19, 2012 | Susan Stamper Brown
    Brown: Is Progressivism the new Communism? In politics, truth-telling can get you into trouble, even if you stumble upon it by accident. Just ask Rep. Allen West (R-FL). West is feeling the heat for a pregnant pause he took during a town hall meeting after he was asked "What percentage of the American legislature do you think are card-carrying Marxists or International Socialists?" "It's a good question," West responded, "I believe there's [sic] about 78 to 81 members of the Democrat Party who are members of the Communist Party. (Long pause) "They don't actually hide. It's called the Congressional Progressive...
  • CNN Anchor Has Testy Exchange With Allen West Over Communist Remarks: ‘Name Names’

    04/19/2012 12:00:06 PM PDT · by izzatzo · 44 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 04/19/2012 | J.M. Seidl
    Allen West’s comments that there are nearly 80 Communists in the House just won’t go away. And CNN is making sure of that. CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien, for example, had a testy exchange with West on Thursday morning, confronting him on the remarks and demanding he “name names.” From the beginning, O’Brien was combative, vehemently disagreeing with Allen West regarding Ted Nugent’s controversial recent comments. Then they turned to West’s own remarks. After playing the clip, O’Brien asked him about it, and West said that Communists have “renamed themselves progressive” but the ideology has stayed the same. Mediaite picks it...
  • Rep. Allen West Says There Are Communists in Congress; Is He Right?

    04/15/2012 9:23:18 AM PDT · by DBeers · 63 replies
    The New American Magazine ^ | Saturday, 14 April 2012 | Joe Wolverton, II
    Rep. Allen West Says There Are Communists in Congress; Is He Right? At a town hall meeting in Palm City, Florida, on April 10, Tea Party favorite Representative Allen West (R-Fla.) informed the audience that there are Communists in Congress. In response to the question “What percentage of the American legislature do you think are card carrying Marxists, Internationalists, or Socialists?” West claimed that there are: “78 to 81 members of the Democrat Party that are members of the Communist party.”   When asked if they hide it, West responded, “No, they actually don’t hide it, it’s called the Congressional...
  • Breitbart Disciple Exposes Red Influence in Congress

    04/15/2012 7:35:21 AM PDT · by radioone · 18 replies
    Noisyroom.net ^ | 4-12-12 | Cliff Kincaid
    Rep. Allen West’s comments about alleged communists in Congress have led to what West calls “A lot of buzz and inaccurate reporting” in the media. Some reporters have nitpicked West on whether he has concrete proof of actual card-carrying members of the Communist Party USA in the Congress. Politico called him a McCarthyite and actually quoted a spokesman for the Communist Party as saying that West didn’t know what he was talking about. But the alternative media, led by www.rebelpundit.com, have been covering the story of how the international communist movement, responsible for about one hundred million dead, is very...
  • Allen West versus the Communists - A new adventure in creative editing.

    04/11/2012 6:02:32 PM PDT · by neverdem · 17 replies
    Human Events ^ | 04/11/2012 | John Hayward
    Oh, my gosh, did you hear that Rep. Allen West claims there are seventy or eighty card-carrying members of the Communist Party serving as Democrats in Congress? The House Un-American Activities Committee must be re-opening for business! That’s the headline you’ll see all over the left side of the blogosphere. And it’s got to be true, because they’ve got video! Here’s a clip of West (R-FL) speaking at a town hall meeting in Jensen Beach on Tuesday: Except all of these video clips are very carefully edited to cut out the next thing West said. Here is the quote in...
  • Rep. Allen West: 80 Communist Party Members In U.S. House

    04/11/2012 11:11:18 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 78 replies
    CBS Miami ^ | April 11, 2012
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – It wasn’t quite Joseph McCarthy waving around papers claiming to know of communists in the federal government, but according to the Palm Beach Post, Congressman Allen West claims he “has heard” there are communists in the House of Representatives. According to the Post, West was talking to Jensen Beach voters this week when he said President Barack Obama was “scared” to have a discussion with him. West then said that “he’s heard” up to 80 members of the U.S. House of Representatives are Communist Party members, but declined to give the names of any of the alleged...
  • Residents vent their ire over economy at Pelosi, Lee in Oakland town hall

    08/18/2011 11:45:52 AM PDT · by markomalley · 19 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 08/17/2011 | Josh Richman
    They lined up dozens deep to tell of their economic struggles and to plead for help from the four Democrats lawmakers on the stage. A single mother laid off in 2009; an electrician who has worked only six of the past 24 months; a janitor locked out of her job over a medical-benefits dispute; and many more -- the frustration was palpable at the "Speak Out for Good Jobs Now!" town hall meeting that Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, hosted Tuesday night at Acts Full Gospel Church of God in Christ. Some of it was aimed squarely at House Minority Leader...
  • Eric Holder’s Hidden Agenda: The investigation isn’t about torture, but about transnationalism.

    08/29/2009 6:40:55 PM PDT · by thouworm · 55 replies · 1,691+ views
    Nice Deb; NRO ^ | 08-28-2009 | Andrew McCarthy
    "I believe the explanation lies in the Obama administration’s fondness for transnationalism, a doctrine of post-sovereign globalism in which America is seen as owing its principal allegiance to the international legal order rather than to our own Constitution and national interests. "Recall that the president chose to install former Yale Law School dean Harold Koh as his State Department’s legal adviser. Koh is the country’s leading proponent of transnationalism. He is now a major player in the administration’s deliberations over international law and cooperation. Naturally, membership in the International Criminal Court, which the United States has resisted joining, is high...
  • FIRST VOTE ON SPENDING CUTS

    01/06/2011 5:28:57 PM PST · by Whenifhow · 3 replies
    NoisyRoom.net ^ | 1-6-2011 | AJ
    Bill: Reducing the amount authorized for salaries and expenses of Member, committee, and leadership offices in 2011 and 2012 A vote on H Res 22 occurred today. This resolution cuts the government operating budget by 5% ($35 million) from their initial $700 million budget. Reducing this budget to $665 million for the year provides an average of $1.53 million for each member of Congress. That’s an average of $4,188.32 spent every single day, including holidays and recesses, for each member. H Res 22 passed with a vote of 410 Yea’s to 13 Nea’s; 11 members did not vote. The 13...
  • Ellison, Grijalva to lead progressives

    12/01/2010 8:40:49 PM PST · by freespirited · 20 replies
    Politico ^ | 12/01/10 | Jonathan Allen
    Reps. Keith Ellison and Raul Grijalva were elected co-chairmen of the Congressional Progressive Caucus Wednesday night, according to liberal lawmakers. Rep. Donna Edwards finished third in the three-way race for two spots. Grijalva, who represents a district in southwestern Arizona, was already a co-chairman of the caucus. Ellison, a Minnesotan, succeeds California Rep. Lynn Woolsey. Grijalva became a bit of a progressive icon in the stretch run before the mid-term election. Angry about Arizona's stiff new immigration crackdown law, Grijalva made himself a target for defeat by calling for an econimic boycott of his own home state. Hispanic colleagues and...
  • Soros Group Wants Obama to Rule by Executive Order

    11/09/2010 3:03:52 PM PST · by GiovannaNicoletta · 205 replies · 2+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | November 8, 2010 | Aaron Klein
    snip The article recommends that President Obama govern from executive order to push through a progressive agenda. snip Demonstrating the close relationship between the DSA and the Progressive Caucus, two weeks ago WND reported the Democratic chairman of the powerful House Judiciary Committee was caught on tape meeting with DSA leaders to discuss how the group can cooperate to strengthen President Obama and advance their "one-world" plans.
  • Progressive leaders back Clyburn over Hoyer for minority whip post

    11/09/2010 3:04:15 AM PST · by markomalley · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/8/2010 | Russell Berman
    Both House leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus are throwing their support behind Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) in his race against Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) for minority whip. "I support Mr. Clyburn. They both have been effective leaders, but Jim Clyburn is our whip, and he’s been a good whip,” the co-chairwoman of the caucus, Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-Calif.), told The Hill. Woolsey said the group’s co-chairman, Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), was also backing Clyburn, although the caucus as a whole was not taking a position in the intra-party battle. “We’ll be working it [for Clyburn], but not for the...
  • The Demise of One Man, One Vote

    10/30/2010 11:50:09 PM PDT · by Scanian · 9 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | October 31, 2010 | Peter Raymond
    In yet another scheme to radically transform our country, progressives have quietly carried out their plan to incrementally disenfranchise citizens and grant extraordinary voting rights to non-citizens. This is accomplished by challenging requirements to prove citizenship when registering to vote and replacing the "one man, one vote" principle with proportional voting, a voting method promoted by the far-left Congressional Progressive Caucus as one of their progressive promises to America. A review of a recent lawsuit filed against the small Village of Port Chester in New York illustrates how the left's strategy to undermine the most fundamental tenet of a representative...
  • Democrats Are Determined To Destroy The Cosmetic Industry

    10/02/2010 9:57:04 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 18 replies
    Noisyroom.net ^ | 10-1-2010 | AJ
    The Democratic Party and the Fascist-Marxist Tides Foundation have another industry in their cross-hairs; they want to destroy our Cosmetics Industry. The US personal care products industry includes about 800 companies, employs thousands of Americans and has combined annual revenue in the tens of billions of dollars, but the Democratic Party will soon put an end to that through legislation. H.R. 5786, “The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010,” as written, is not based on credible and established scientific principles, would put an enormous if not impossible burden on the FDA and would create a mammoth new regulatory structure for cosmetics,...
  • DC March 10.02.10 - Communists, Socialists & SEIU Unite

    09/18/2010 8:08:52 AM PDT · by Just A Nobody · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 18, 2010 | J.B. Williams
    For years, we have been telling American citizens that the Communist Party USA and Socialist Party USA members joined forces in an operation known today as the Democratic Socialists of America. Instead of working outside the two party systems, they established DSAUSA to work inside the two party system. We have documented that both the Congressional Progressive Caucus and Congressional Black Caucus are legislative apparatuses of the Democratic Socialists of America, all of which is openly documented on the DSAUSA site. The communist are not coming folks, they are already here, and they are the most effective political juggernaut in...
  • Congressional Progressive Caucus (Missing)

    04/11/2010 1:53:12 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 47 replies · 1,222+ views
    House.gov Website ^ | 4-11-2010 | Texas Fossil
    They are exposed and running for cover. Until recently the Congressional Progressive Caucus was listed openly on the House.gov website. Try searching for it now and see what you get. Bad Request (Invalid Hostname) I get the same response when I use Google or Dogpile search engines. They have vanished without a trace. Here is the last list I had.
  • House votes to cut off funding, but 75 stand by ACORN [full list here]

    09/17/2009 11:47:23 AM PDT · by lifeisacarnival · 101 replies · 5,912+ views
    washington Examiner ^ | 09-17-09 | david Freddoso
    Here are the last names of all 75 congressmen who voted to preserve ACORN's stream of funding: Baldwin Becerra Brady (PA) Brown, Corrine Butterfield Capuano........
  • POTUS UNDER FIRE ! Black and Progressive Caucuses Say "No Public Option No Bill"

    09/03/2009 5:50:06 PM PDT · by Shellybenoit · 16 replies · 891+ views
    Is there a civil war brewing in the Democratic Party? Two of President Obama's most supportive Caucuses sent the POTUS threatening letters today. Upset with the word that the President was backing away from the Obamacare Public option, both The Congressional Black Caucus and the Progressive Caucus both sent the President letters saying the "backing away" better be nothing but a false rumor. Oh and they don't a place holding, in name only public option, the word they use is robust. There are also reports of a compromise plan in the Senate where the public option would be triggered if...
  • Pelosi leader of 'Progressive Caucus'

    10/18/2008 11:38:33 PM PDT · by rockinqsranch · 31 replies · 875+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | November 11, 2002 | None Advised
    Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., the likely new minority leader in the House of Representatives, serves on the executive committee of the socialist-leaning Progressive Caucus, a bloc of about 60 votes or nearly 30 percent of the minority vote in the lower chamber.
  • In Fonda’s Footsteps: Murtha, Kucinich, and the Antiwar Movement’s Economic War

    01/15/2007 6:49:46 AM PST · by Fedora · 44 replies · 1,535+ views
    Original FReeper research | 1/15/2007 | Fedora
    In Fonda’s Footsteps: Murtha, Kucinich, and the Antiwar Movement’s Economic WarBy Fedora There is only one way to end this war. Cut off the funds. --Dennis Kucinich, November 15, 2006 When John Murtha recently announced legislative plans to cut off funding for US troop deployment in Iraq, he was following the same game plan Jane Fonda and Tom Hayden had used three decades earlier in Vietnam. The descent of this antiwar strategy can be traced from Fonda and Hayden to Murtha through an antiwar lobby that dates from the Vietnam War and has been spearheaded through the current war by...
  • Woolsey Takes up President’s Challenge on Iraq

    01/19/2007 3:02:25 AM PST · by Calpernia · 29 replies · 1,133+ views
    House.gov ^ | January 17, 2007 | Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Maxine Waters, Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey
    Woolsey Takes up President’s Challenge on Iraq-Introduces comprehensive alternative to escalation:plan would bring all US troops home within 6-months- January 17, 2007   Washington, DC - Joined by Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Maxine Waters (D-CA), Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey (D-Petaluma) today introduced the Bring Our Troops Home and Sovereignty of Iraq Restoration Act of 2007, sweeping legislation, which would establish a 6-month timeframe for withdrawal for all US military forces from Iraq, provide a framework for bringing stability back to Iraq, and fully fund the VA health care system.  The proposal is a direct response to President Bush’s challenge over...
  • Stock Advisor with prior knowledge of 9-11's press release "don't exploit our fellow Americans"

    05/24/2002 8:59:02 PM PDT · by Registered · 37 replies · 2,948+ views
    Googled ^ | 09-12-01 | Tony
    To read entire article click text: In a court hearing in San Diego, Kenneth Breen, an assistant United States attorney, said the adviser, Amr Ibrahim Elgindy, tried to sell $300,000 in stock on the afternoon of Sept. 10 and told his broker that the stock market would soon plunge. "Perhaps Mr. Elgindy had preknowledge of Sept. 11, and rather than report it he attempted to profit from it," Mr. Breen said. So, what did Mr. Elgindy, who was trying to sell $300k in stock, tell the financial world the day after 9-11?  Read it for yourself! Immediate release InsideTruth.com...
  • "Congress' Red Army Caucus ": the PROGRESSIVE PARTY;the Alive,Well & Active Enemies of America

    07/01/2006 11:19:42 AM PDT · by AirBorn · 8 replies · 525+ views
    The World Net Daily ^ | July 28, 1998 | Joseph Farah
    "...the failures of the Congress." Yet.I'm talking about the seemingly permanent cadre of hard-core leftists in Congress -- people who know what they believe, know what they want and fight for it relentlessly, unlike most of the compromise-at-any-cost, middle-of-the-road "Demorats" and "Republicons." Let's call this caucus what it is - Congress' very own Red Army. They are card-carrying members of the so-called 'Progressive Caucus,' marching the nation inevitably toward its self-proclaimed socialist ideal. The names Chnange but you can see a current roster on the Web site of the Democratic Socialists of America. The caucus is led by avowed Socialists:...
  • Cong. Jan Schakowsky, Robert Creamer, and the Illinois Public Action Council

    04/05/2006 8:06:15 PM PDT · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 6 replies · 1,831+ views
    Marathon Pundit ^ | April 5, 2006 | Marathon Pundit
    Earlier today Robert Creamer, the husband of Cong. Jan Schakowsky, (D-IL), was sentenced to five months in prison and 11 months house arrest for his role in a 1990s check-kiting scheme while he was the head of defunct Illinois Public Action Council, a consumer advocacy group. Schakowsky has not been implicated in the scheme. Jan Schakowsky is one of the most liberal members of Congress. She is a member of the far-left Progressive Caucus. Other members of the caucus include such "stars" as Cynthia McKinney, Maxine Waters, Dennis Kucinich, Jim McDermott (Baghdad Jim), Bernie Sanders, and Lynn Woolsey. Schakowsky made...
  • Next week: Democrat Cong. Schakowsky's husband to be sentenced by federal judge next week

    12/16/2005 6:27:34 PM PST · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 235+ views
    Marathon Pundit ^ | December 16, 2005 | Marathon Pundit
    Not that I forgot about this event, but a FReeper poster on this thread alerted me to next week's sentencing date, Dec. 21, for Robert Creamer, who pleaded guilty this summer to charges largely involving kiting checks while heading the goo-goo organization Illinois Public Action Council. Although she has not been implicated in any crimes, it's curious that Jan was serving on the board of directors of this self-appointed consumer watchdog group while her husband was shepherding the financial improprities at IPAC. This August 31 USA Today article has more details on Creamers transgressions. Congresswoman Schakowsky, a quite-liberal Democrat from...
  • Lawmaker keeps wife on payroll (LIB DEMOCRAT)

    12/04/2005 8:30:01 AM PST · by radar101 · 18 replies · 806+ views
    S D Union ^ | Dec. 4, 2005 | Caitlin Rother
    Rep. Bob Filner has paid at least $505,000 in campaign funds to his wife for political consulting services since 1995. For the past five years she has run her unregistered business out of their condominium in Washington, D.C. Filner has properly reported the payments to his wife's business, called Campaign Resources, on his campaign statements. He also has filed annual financial disclosure reports stating that his wife earns an undisclosed salary as a "self-employed consultant." However, the District of Columbia government has no record of Campaign Resources existing as a business, and directory assistance has no phone listing for that...
  • More mortgage troubles: Congressman Bobby Rush's Michigan condo to be sold by bank Thursday

    12/05/2005 9:56:59 AM PST · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 8 replies · 361+ views
    Marathon Pundit ^ | December 5, 2005 | Marathon Pundit
    I blogged about the mortgage problems of South Side Chicago congressman Bobby Rush last week. Well, in addition to the possibility of losing his Chicago home to the repo man, his Michigan condo, a vacation home in a gated community, is set to be sold Thursday by a Michigan bank because Congressman Rush hasn't been making payments on that mortgage either. The Chicago Sun-Times has the story here. Yes, a gated community! Rush, a fervent supporter for slavery reparations, is a member of the House of Representative's Progressive Caucus, a far-left group dedicated to "social justice," equality and the like....
  • After losing 880,000 jobs to NAFTA, we're back for more

    07/23/2005 9:37:00 AM PDT · by Willie Green · 201 replies · 2,765+ views
    The Springfield News ^ | Jul 22, 2005 | Peter DeFazio
    For education and discussion only. Not for commercial use. Proponents of so-called "free" trade agreements like the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which I opposed, have long promised endless riches for U.S. workers, farmers, businesses and economy. They've been wrong on all counts. Failed U.S. trade policies have led to the export of millions of high-paying American jobs; decline in U.S. living standards; soaring trade deficits; and a significant erosion of U.S. sovereignty to international trade bureaucrats. Despite this unbroken record of failure, the House is expected to vote before August on an agreement the Bush administration negotiated to...
  • Jerrold Nadler's Two Faces on Terror

    06/13/2005 5:29:37 AM PDT · by SJackson · 18 replies · 1,257+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | June 13, 2005 | Jacob Laksin
    Jerrold Nadler's Two Faces on Terror By Jacob LaksinFrontPageMagazine.com | June 13, 2005Last Friday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Patriot Act had already been adjourned, but Jerrold Nadler, the Democratic blimpish congressman from New York and one of the leftmost members of the House Judiciary Committee, was too wound up to care: “We are not besmirching the honor of the United States, we are trying to uphold it,” bellowed the hefty Nadler. By this, Nadler meant to defend his attacks on the alleged abuses of the (in fact) privileged  prisoners in Guantanamo Bay. Thanks to the efforts of the...
  • What I Didn't See in Iraq (Jim McGovern)

    04/18/2005 4:33:35 AM PDT · by Calpernia · 49 replies · 2,272+ views
    The Nation ^ | May 2, 2005 | Jim McGovern
    "Trust me when I tell you things are so much better in Iraq," said one US military official to me on my recent visit to that war-ravaged country. I didn't know whether to scream or pull the remaining two strands of hair out of my head. I was in Iraq as part of a delegation of eight members of Congress, led by House minority leader Nancy Pelosi. Everything we have been told about Iraq by the Bush Administration has either been an outright lie or overwhelmingly false. There were no weapons of mass destruction; we have not been greeted as...
  • Ten Congress Members Call For Boykins' Removal They Were Appalled By His Mention Of God

    09/04/2004 6:12:51 PM PDT · by hope · 46 replies · 2,091+ views
    Omega Letter Christian Intelligence Digest Ten Congress Members Call For Boykins' Removal They Were Appalled By His Mention Of GodCommentary on the NewsSaturday, September 04, 2004OL StaffTen members of Congress wrote a letter to President Bush stating that Lt. Gen. William Boykin should be dismissed as the Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence. In case you don't remember, Boykin is the man in charge of hunting for Osama and was caught speaking to a church while in uniform. The letter states that Boykin has offended Muslims and he lacks objectivity. They seem to be overlooking the fact that it...
  • Abstinence Education Under Attack (Another Waxman Debacle)

    12/10/2004 11:14:41 AM PST · by NYer · 17 replies · 968+ views
    Catholic Exchange ^ | December 10, 2004 | Craig Richardson
    Today, forty years after the dawn of the sexual revolution, most realize that the notion of “free love” is false. AIDS is wiping out half a continent; abortions take more than a million lives a year, and countless STDs negatively impact the health our sex-crazed culture. Out-of-wedlock pregnancies make it much more likely teenage mothers will spend their lives in poverty. Given these social ills, promoting abstinence as an alternative for our young adults seems logical to most people. Inexplicably, the minority staff of the US House Committee on Government Reform released an inaccurate and biased study last week attacking...
  • The congressmen who want U.N. observers in U.S. vote

    07/06/2004 11:50:09 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 31 replies · 1,535+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, July 7, 2004
    WASHINGTON – The United Nations has turned down a controversial request by nine members of the U.S. Congress to assign international observers to the U.S. presidential election in November. The request came in the form of a letter drafted by Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas, and signed by eight other members of the House. "We are deeply concerned that the right of U.S. citizens to vote in free and fair elections is again in jeopardy," the lawmakers wrote to U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Besides Johnson, the other representatives signing the letter to Annan – all Democrats – were Julia Carson...
  • The Face of Treason

    03/15/2004 1:42:06 AM PST · by bogdanPolska12 · 14 replies · 1,072+ views
    THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY HAS A BIG PROBLEM named Susan Lindauer, but you would never know this from the reporting by America’s dominant Left-leaning news media. Last Thursday Ms. Lindauer, 41, was arrested in her suburban Washington, D.C. home and charged with “prohibited financial transactions” from, acting as “an unregistered agent of,” and “conspiring” to act as a spy, both before and after the incursion a year ago, for Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi Intelligence Service (IIS). Known in Arabic as the Mukhabbarat, the IIS has reportedly been involved in terrorist operations, intimidating and killing Iraqi defectors and dissidents, and according to Anwar...
  • TREASON FROM WITHIN

    06/23/2003 11:28:54 AM PDT · by Maria S · 50 replies · 1,091+ views
    NewsWithViews.com ^ | June 22, 2003 | Geoff Metcalf
    There is a cancer in the American body politic, which has been allowed to metastasize. It is nurtured by at least 53 members of the 'Progressive Caucus' in congress and has its roots, ideology, and objectives grounded in socialism. This is not the paranoid rambling of a right wing radical wacko. This is a FACT.
  • Mainstream? By the Numbers: CBC, CHC + Progressive Caucus [it's not about "race"]

    02/25/2003 2:15:34 PM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 10 replies · 393+ views
    various ^ | Feb. 25, 2003
    Congressional Progressive Caucus - 108th   officers Member/Position/District Address Phone Website Dennis Kucinich (D)(CO-CHAIR, OHIO-10) 1730 LHOB 225-5871 WEBSITE Barbara Lee (D)  CBC(CO-CHAIR, CALIFORNIA-09) 426 CHOB 225-2661 WEBSITE Lynn Woolsey (D)(VICE-CHAIR, CALIFORNIA-06) 2263 RHOB 225-5161 WEBSITE Peter DeFazio (D)(OFFICER, OREGON-04) 2134 RHOB 225-6416 WEBSITE Jesse Jackson, Jr (D) CBC(OFFICER, ILLINOIS-02) 313 CHOB 225-0773 Major Owens (D)  CBC(OFFICER, NEW YORK-11) 2309 RHOB 225-6231 WEBSITE Bernie Sanders (I)(OFFICER, VERMONT) 2233 RHOB 225-4115 WEBSITE Hilda Solis (D) CHC(OFFICER, CALIFORNIA-31) 1641 LHOB 225-5464 WEBSITE members Member/Position/District Address Phone Website Neil Abercrombie (D)(MEMBER, HAWAII-01) 1502 LHOB 225-2726 WEBSITE Tammy Baldwin (D)(MEMBER, WISCONSIN-02) 1022 LHOB 225-2906 WEBSITE Xavier Becerra (D)  CHC(MEMBER, CALIFORNIA-30) 1119 LHOB 225-6235 WEBSITE Corrine Brown (D)  CBC(MEMBER, FLORIDA-03) 2444 RHOB 225-0123 WEBSITE Sherrod Brown (D)(MEMBER, OHIO-13) 2438 RHOB 225-3401 WEBSITE Michael Capuano (D)(MEMBER, MASSACHUSETTS-08) 1232 LHOB 225-5111 WEBSITE Julia Carson (D)   CBC(MEMBER, INDIANA-10) 1339 LHOB 225-4011 WEBSITE William...
  • Fidel Castro and Yasser Arafat: Partners in Terror [is Castro a Nazi?]

    02/23/2003 4:26:15 PM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 18 replies · 1,621+ views
    The Idler ^ | 29 April 2002 | Agustin Blazquez with the collaboration of Jaums Sutton
    29 April 2002 Fidel Castro and Yasser Arafat: Partners in TerrorBy Agustin Blazquez with the collaboration of Jaums SuttonIn 1941, as a student at a Catholic school run by Spanish Jesuit priests who were sympathizers of Fascism at that time, the young Fidel Castro was looking for his ideology.Displaying a fascination with power, war and domination since childhood, Castro discovered Fascism -- and promenaded around campus with a copy of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf in his armpit.According to many fellow students, "the crazy," as he was nicknamed, mimicked the speeches of Hitler and Mussolini speeches in front of a mirror,...
  • Vanity - Taking a look at the Progressive Caucus

    11/11/2002 3:40:25 PM PST · by jdege · 9 replies · 185+ views
    None | 11 Nov 2002 | Jeff Dege
    I've been looking at the Progressive Caucus, and how they fared during the election. Their website lists 59 members - 56 Representatives, 1 Senator, and two non-voting delegates. Out of the 57 real members, 52 will be returning next session. Of the five who will not be, two are deceased (Paul Wellstone and Patsy Mink), one decided to run for governor (David Bonior), and two were defeated in primaries (Earl Hilliard and Cynthia McKinney). The vast majority won their races, and will be returning. A disturbingly large number of them ran without opposition. We have to better than this!
  • Pelosi leader of 'Progressive Caucus'(Lefty alert)

    11/11/2002 10:38:28 AM PST · by Jacob Kell · 15 replies · 3,202+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | November 11, 2002 | WorldNetDaily
    Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., the likely new minority leader in the House of Representatives, serves on the executive committee of the socialist-leaning Progressive Caucus, a bloc of about 60 votes or nearly 30 percent of the minority vote in the lower chamber. Until 1999, the website of the Progressive Caucus was hosted by the Democratic Socialists of America. Following an expose of the link between the two organizations in WorldNetDaily, the Progressive Caucus established its own website under the auspices of Congress. Another officer of the Progressive Caucus, and one of its guiding lights, is avowed socialist Rep. Bernie Sanders,...
  • CONGRESS AND SOCIALIST ORGS.

    05/25/2002 11:20:05 AM PDT · by forest · 27 replies · 649+ views
    Fieidor Report On the News #274 ^ | 5-26-02 | Doug Fiedor
    As most readers of this newsletter know, we believe in calling things what they are, in plain English, and in such a way that there is no doubt in what we mean. So we haven't been using words like duplicitous, deceitful and devious when describing the Democrats in Congress. Instead, when they act like socialists (as do some Republicans), socialists is what we call them. There is a very good reason for this socialist tag, too. We are far from being alone in this assessment. Specifically, we find the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) in total agreement. First, though, a...