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  • GOP Rep. pitches LGBTQ rights bill with religious exemptions

    12/06/2019 10:29:24 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | December 6, 2019 | Elana Schor
    As Democrats champion anti-discrimination protections for the LGBTQ community and Republicans counter with worries about safeguarding religious freedom, one congressional Republican is offering a proposal on Friday that aims to achieve both goals. The bill that Utah GOP Rep. Chris Stewart plans to unveil would shield LGBTQ individuals from discrimination in employment, housing, education, and other public services — while also carving out exemptions for religious organizations to act based on beliefs that may exclude those of different sexual orientations or gender identities. Stewart’s bill counts support from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Seventh-day Adventist...
  • After 26 years, Rod Stewart finally lets the world see his breathtaking completed model railway (TR)

    11/12/2019 3:33:54 PM PST · by DFG · 158 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 11/12/2019 | David Wilkes
    He has long been known as a model railway enthusiast — even if at times he didn’t want to talk about it. But now Sir Rod Stewart’s legendary layout — 26 years in the making — can be seen for the first time in all its finished glory. The rocker’s astonishingly detailed 124ft long x 23ft wide model depicting an American city and its industrial hinterland in the 1940s contains hundreds of buildings, from trackside switchman shanties to vast factories and skyscrapers. Called Grand Street And Three Rivers City, it also features a railway station crossed by numerous bridges at...
  • VIDEO: COMEDIAN RICH LITTLE ENTERTAINS AT HOROWITZ CELEBRATION

    09/03/2019 9:46:58 AM PDT · by DFG · 11 replies
    Frontpagemag ^ | 09/03/2019 | Frontpage Editors
    On August 21, 2019, the David Horowitz Freedom Center held an 80th birthday celebration for its founder at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. Comedy icon Rich Little regaled the crowd with impressions of some of his favorite figures from the past, including Ronald Reagan and Johnny Carson. Check out the video below:
  • 5 Reasons Jon Stewart’s Rant About Congress Was Completely Ignorant

    06/13/2019 12:54:08 PM PDT · by detective · 36 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 13, 2019 | Christopher Jacobs
    Noting that lawmakers tweeted about never forgetting the heroes of 9/11, Jon Stewart accused them of ‘callous indifference and rank hypocrisy’ for not listening to him rant. Congress ended up in some hot water recently—and for once, lawmakers did little to cause the trouble. At a House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution hearing on legislation to reauthorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, television personality and hearing witness Jon Stewart went on a rant. Noting many empty spaces on the committee dais, Stewart said, “You should be ashamed of yourselves for those that aren’t here, but you won’t be, because accountability...
  • Paradise regained? Experts call for European approach to US housing [tasteless; CA wildfires]

    11/22/2018 8:38:36 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    With the embers still raining from blackened skies choked by California’s massive wildfires, the effort turns to rebuilding Paradise — a town of almost 30,000 that was wiped off the map. But experts warn that with megafires the new normal in a warming global climate, housing in the western United States is going to need a revolutionary rethink along the lines of villages dotting Europe’s wooded slopes. “I think people are thinking about if there is a way we can design the new Paradise that can look like more of a European village or a ski town, and not have...
  • Support Corey Stewart for US Senate - New Ad - needs help

    11/02/2018 10:03:05 AM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 20 replies
    Corey Stewart for Senate ^ | 11/2/18 | Corey Stewart and others
    Just thought some might have a bit of $$$ available to help Corey Stewart defeat the vile Tim Kaine. There is a new AD that needs to go out all over Virginia.
  • Candidates Worthy of Some Last Minute Financial Support - Help Keep the House / Senate Red

    10/24/2018 1:42:22 AM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 41 replies
    self ^ | 10/24/18 | Self-Vanity
    The time is short - please list here candidates who are worthy of our last minute support - financial if at all possible. I will start: Dean Heller for Senate from Nevada: https://www.deanheller.com/ Corey Stewart for Senate in VA: (against the vile Tim Kaine) https://www.coreystewart.com/home Ted Budd for Congress in NC: Incumbent Repub against highly financed Dem. Lawyer. https://tedbudd.com/
  • AZ Sen: Democrat Kyrsten Sinema's Senate Bid Has Become A Total Train Wreck

    10/22/2018 5:19:44 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 63 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 22, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    The Arizona Senate race is one that Democrats think they can pick up. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) is unpopular; the latest crop of Republicans that have represented the state have disappointed conservatives and its trending blue. It’s going to be tight. Right now, Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally and Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema are duking it out. Sinema had a commanding lead, but the vicious fight over the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh gave the GOP base a boost, plus the serial bad news from Sinema’s past activist history has turned her Senate run into something of a dumpster fire. There’s...
  • Senate Dem hopeful Kyrsten Sinema promoted events featuring convicted terror lawyer

    10/11/2018 10:33:28 AM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/10/2018 | Lukas Mikelionis
    U.S. Democratic Senate hopeful Kyrsten Sinema promoted events at Arizona State University featuring a lawyer convicted for aiding an Islamist terror organization and its leader. Sinema, a co-founder of the activist group Local to Global Justice, invited people in a now-closed Yahoo group to attend two events with Lynn Stewart, both in 2003. At the time of the invite, Stewart had been charged with helping her former client Omar Abdel Rahman, a radical Egyptian spiritual leader of a terror group, to pass on secret messages to his followers to commit terror attacks. In the first event’s invite, Sinema said the...
  • Vanity - Vote for Republican/Conservative, Corey Stewart for Senate in Virginia.

    06/15/2018 7:11:00 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 25 replies
    Corey Stewart is the Republican candidate facing "Dim Bulb" Democrat, Senator Tim Kaine for the Senate seat in Virginia. I have no doubt that Stewart will run a terrific, pro-active, effective campaign against the failed, Hillary Clinton, VP choice..."the well known, asleep at the wheel, deadbeat, Democrat, Tim Kaine". Rumblings are heard that the Establishment GOP Senate campaign group will not fund the Stewart race. It's hard to believe....but Stewart can defeat Tim Kaine. It's amazing, because if Stewart takes down Kaine early in the evening of election day, the entire country (who will still be voting) will witness a...
  • National Republican Senatorial Committee won’t endorse or help Corey Stewart in Virginia

    06/13/2018 2:08:05 PM PDT · by TBP · 37 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 13, 2018 | Jana J. Pruet
    Rabble-rouser Corey Stewart narrowly took the Virginia GOP Senate primary and shouldn’t look for support from the Senate Republicans campaign arm, Politico reported. “At the Senatorial committee, we’re focusing on Missouri, Indiana, North Dakota, Montana, West Virginia and Florida. There are great races around the country. [Virginia] is not on the map,” Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) told reporters Wednesday, Politico reported. “We have a big map this year, and what I’ve laid out in races that I’ve talked about, Virginia’s not on it.” Republican leaders, who hoped Nick Freitas would defeat Stewart, arrived too late to the party to help...
  • Stewart wins Va. GOP Senate primary in narrow victory over Freitas

    06/12/2018 7:15:20 PM PDT · by Governor Dinwiddie · 26 replies
    WTOP Radio ^ | 2018-06-12 | Jack Moore
    WASHINGTON — Prince William County Board Chair Corey Stewart, a bombastic supporter of President Donald Trump, has won the Virginia GOP primary in the U.S. Senate race in a narrow victory over Virginia Del. Nick Freitas. The hard-right firebrand now faces Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine, the Democrats’ 2016 vice presidential nominee and former Virginia governor, who is seeking a second term. Speaking to his supporters gathered Tuesday night in Warrenton, Virginia, Freitas conceded the race and pledged to support Stewart in the general election. The race between Stewart and Freitas remained close throughout the night as ballots were counted. The...
  • Corey Stewart wins GOP Senate nomination in nail-biter

    06/12/2018 7:14:40 PM PDT · by TBP · 57 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 12, 2018 | W. James Antle III
    Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart won the Republican nomination to challenge Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., Tuesday night. Stewart fought off an unexpectedly tough challenge from Virginia state lawmaker and former Green Beret Nick Freitas. E.W. Jackson, the 2013 Republican nominee for lieutenant governor, ran a distant third. The contest highlighted regional and generational divides within the Republican primary electorate, as Stewart embraced President Trump, Virginia's Confederate heritage symbols, and a strong stance against illegal immigration. Freitas aligned himself with more libertarian Republicans nationally, including Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and pressed Stewart to distance himself from the...
  • Jon Stewart Defends Samantha Bee, Says Outrage Part of a Right-Wing "Game"

    06/04/2018 1:52:00 PM PDT · by detective · 64 replies
    MSN News ^ | June 4, 2018 | Abid Rahman
    Full Frontal host Samantha Bee has felt the full force of a conservative backlash after using a vulgar epithet to describe Ivanka Trump, but the comedian still has her defenders and got some welcome support from former boss Jon Stewart, a veteran of Republican animus, at Sunday's Clusterfest comedy festival in San Francisco. According to a report in The Daily Beast, Stewart was asked about the Bee controversy during a Q&A session. The former Daily Show host took exception to White House tactics to get the TBS show canceled arguing that it was all part of a "game" that the...
  • On pardons

    06/04/2018 7:55:41 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 25 replies
    Power Line ^ | June 3, 2018 | Paul Mirengoff
    The editors of the Washington Post are upset that President Trump pardoned Dinesh D’Souza. They also express concern that Trump might pardon Martha Stewart and Rod Blagojevich. I have no problem with the D’Souza pardon. The Obama administration threw the book at D’Souza for a relatively small campaign finance law offense that, as I understand it, normally results in a slap on the wrist. It did so, in all likelihood, for the same reason the Post is unhappy with the pardon — D’Souza was a strident and effective critic of the Obama administration and of liberalism in general. According to...
  • If you're losing faith in DC...Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is on TCM at 8pm est

    02/16/2018 3:52:25 PM PST · by Vision · 37 replies
    Jimmy "All American Hero" Stewart was being slandered and fighting corruption to exhaustion back then. At that time, in reality, the US Senate tried to stop the movie from being released. http://www.tcm.com/ We the People!
  • Corey Stewart calls for ending NFL’s anti-trust exemption

    10/01/2017 2:58:07 PM PDT · by T Ruth · 63 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 26, 2017 | Seth McLaughlin
    Virginia Senatorial candidate Corey Stewart wants to strip the National Football League of its lucrative anti-trust exemption over its response to players taking a knee during the National Anthem. *** Granted by Congress, the limited anti-trust exemption gives the NFL broad power to negotiate massive television deals as a single entity on behalf of all the teams. Mr. Stewart is hoping to unseat Sen. Tim Kaine, a Democrat, in the midterm elections, but first must wrap up the GOP nomination. *** “When these players take a knee during the National Anthem, they aren’t just disrespecting a flag or a song,...
  • Pro-Trump candidate to run for Senate [Corey Stewart, VA]

    07/13/2017 10:29:29 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 13, 2017 1:19 PM EDT
    An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump who narrowly lost a bid to be Virginia’s GOP candidate for governor is now running for the U.S. Senate. Corey Stewart announced his Senate candidacy Thursday, saying he is the type of Republican “fighter” needed to unseat Sen. Tim Kaine in next year’s election. […] Several other Republicans, including former Gov. Jim Gilmore and former presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, have also expressed interest in running. …
  • Pollsters miss mark again on Trump voters in Virginia Republican governor’s primary

    06/17/2017 2:48:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 17, 2017 | Stephen Dinan and Seth McLaughlin
    Pollsters had major trouble spotting the surge of support for Corey Stewart in Virginia’s Republican governor’s primary this week, suggesting they still can’t figure out how to successfully survey Trump supporters. Mr. Stewart, chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors and onetime Trump campaign chairman in Virginia, ran as the Trump figure in the race, pursuing an anti-establishment message that centered around a tough approach to illegal immigration. Polling — which was strikingly infrequent — showed Mr. Stewart failing to crack 20 percent support, trailing Ed Gillespie, the putative front-runner, by as much as 27 percent. In the...
  • -SQUEAK- Virginia GOP primary is a nail biter

    06/13/2017 5:35:06 PM PDT · by RKBA Democrat · 14 replies
    The VA GOP primary is proving to be a real squeaker. Both the gunernatorial race and LT Governor race are within 1%. Latest figures: Governor: Ed Gillespie Republican 113,988 43.47% Corey A. Stewart Republican 112,409 42.87% Frank W. Wagner Republican 35,816. 13.66% LT Gov: Bryce E. Reeves Republican 102,012 41.06% Glenn R. Davis, Jr. Republican 42,094 16.94% Jill H. Vogel Republican 104,364 42.00%