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  • GOP Senators Receive Death Threats on Their PERSONAL CELL PHONES Following Kavanaugh Confirmation

    10/06/2018 9:00:53 PM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 79 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/6/2018 | Cristina Laila
    The Democrats, led by Dianne Feinstein and Chuck Schumer launched the most evil smear campaign against Kavanaugh in modern times–and they still lost. Republican lawmakers have been screamed at, assaulted and intimidated by unhinged leftists leading up to Kavanaugh’s confirmation–now the GOP lawmakers are receiving death threats on their personal cell phones...
  • Democratic intern arrested in doxxing of GOP senators during Kavanaugh hearing

    10/03/2018 4:07:57 PM PDT · by CivilWarBrewing · 182 replies
    Fox News / ^ | October 03, 2018 | CivilWarBrewing
    <p>Maxine Waters' staffer arrested for publishing addresses and other personal information pertaining to Republican staffers over the Kavanaugh circus.</p>
  • The Kick Back Paddy Whack (Youtube's Diamond and Silk)

    09/29/2018 8:43:13 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 10 replies
    Youtube ^ | 9/27/2018 | Viewers View
    Was that an Envelope? What did Sheila Jackson give to Dr. Ford's attorney? This looks like some undercover S.ugar, H.oney, I.ce, T.ea to us. What do it look like to y'all?
  • Bumped United Passenger Fires Back At Sheila Jackson Lee's Racism Charge, Airline

    12/28/2017 3:47:12 PM PST · by blam · 86 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12-28-2017 | Barnini Chakraborty - Judson Berger
    A United passenger whose first-class seat on a recent flight from Houston to D.C. was given to Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee is firing back at the Democratic congresswoman's accusations of racism – while challenging the airline's account of the incident. Jean-Marie Simon, an attorney and private school teacher, became the latest face of airline passenger woes when she detailed on Facebook and later to the news media how she lost her seat to the Texas lawmaker. But despite a statement from United seeking to explain the switch-out, she's not giving up the fight. And the congresswoman's response – essentially claiming...
  • Sheila Jackson Lee says she was accused in airline incident b/c she’s ‘an African American woman’

    12/26/2017 5:51:12 PM PST · by Liz · 149 replies
    NBC NEWS ^ | 12.26.17 | DANIELLA SILVA and JAY BLACKMAN
    Texas Democrat Sheila Jackson Lee said she was targeted by a passenger accusing her of taking her first-class seat “because I was an African American woman”.....the airline said she was not given the seat because she is a congresswoman. Passenger Jean-Marie Simon accused the airline of giving up her first-class seat on a flight earlier this month from Houston to Washington, D.C., to Jackson Lee, a Democrat, in a report in the Houston Chronicle. “I am disappointed in having to respond to this accusation, but I believe transparency is very important,” Jackson Lee said in a statement posted to her...
  • United Airlines Accused of Evicting Woman from First Class Seat to Make Room for Democrat

    12/26/2017 7:05:04 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 112 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 Dec 20170 | Katherine Rodriguez
    An attorney and private school teacher from Washington, DC, is accusing United Airlines of removing her from her first-class seat only to give the seat to Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX). snip Airline staff told Simon the seat was taken and gave her a $500 voucher, along with another ticket for the same flight in Economy Plus.
  • Greenfield: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Calls Woman Whose Airline Seat She Stole, Racist

    12/25/2017 2:19:36 AM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 58 replies
    FrontPage ^ | 12/24/17 | Greenfield
    December 24, 2017 Daniel Greenfield Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D - Enron) is entitled to the privileges of her position. Like discriminating against the disabled and other people's airline seats. A judge has refused to dismiss a federal lawsuit accusing Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of discriminating against and mocking a disabled staffer — charges the Texas Democrat denies. Mrs. Jackson Lee’s legal team sought to have the complaint dismissed, arguing in part that actions concerning her staff are protected under the Speech or Debate clause of the Constitution. In a lengthy ruling, the judge disagreed. And as a civil rights...
  • Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Kneels On House Floor In Support Of NFL Players

    09/26/2017 6:40:25 AM PDT · by Morgana · 148 replies
    real clear politics ^ | September 26, 2017 | Tim Hains
    Back to Videos Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Kneels On House Floor In Support Of NFL Players Posted By Tim Hains On Date September 26, 2017 Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) took to the House floor Monday night to kneel in solidarity with NFL players who chose defy President Trump and protest police brutality. Jackson Lee said you "cannot deny" that Trump calling players who kneel a 'son of a bitch' is "racism." "I kneel in honor of them. I kneel in front of the flag and on this floor," Jackson Lee declared. "I kneel in honor of the First Amendment....
  • Black lawmaker kneels on House floor in solidarity with athletes

    09/25/2017 11:12:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 75 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 25, 2017 | Cristina Marcos
    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) kneeled on the House floor Monday night to show solidarity with NFL players defying President Trump to protest police brutality. Jackson Lee, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, blasted Trump for attacking NFL players who kneel during the national anthem at games to draw attention to the treatment of African Americans by law enforcement. Then she took a knee herself. "I kneel in honor of them. I kneel in front of the flag and on this floor," Jackson Lee declared. "I kneel in honor of the First Amendment. I kneel because the flag is...
  • Houston Congresswoman Floats Impeachment Over Trump Wiretapping Claim (Sheila Jackson Lee)

    03/20/2017 10:55:57 AM PDT · by drewh · 55 replies
    The Houston Chronic ^ | March 20 2017 gmt
    U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Houston, said that President Donald Trump's repeated claims he was wire tapped by former President Barack Obama could provide grounds for impeachment if a Monday hearing with the FBI director does not produce evidence to substantiate the allegation. James Comey is scheduled to testify before the U.S. House Intelligence Committee Monday, and Jackson Lee said she expects lawmakers to demand an answer on whether the president had grounds for accusing his predecessor of a crime. The president tweeted on March 4 to his nearly 27 million followers he had "just found out that Obama had...
  • Followers Of A Mysterious Turkish Islamic Cleric Have Donated Heavily To Hillary’s Campaign...

    11/23/2015 2:14:34 AM PST · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/23/15 | Chuck Ross
    Members of a secretive Turkish Islamic movement that is at the center of a congressional ethics committee investigation have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and to her family’s charity, a Daily Caller investigation has found.The largest donation from a leader of the Gulen movement, which is operated from Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains by a moderate Muslim cleric named Fethullah Gulen, came from Recep Ozkan. A former president of the Gulen-linked Turkish Cultural Center, Ozkan gave between $500,001 and $1,000,000 to the Clinton Foundation in recent months, the charity’s website shows. He also served as a national...
  • Sheila Jackson Lee: The Border Children Need Lollipops, Not Deportation

    07/03/2014 1:45:07 PM PDT · by kingattax · 60 replies
    BREITBART TV ^ | 3 Jul 2014
    Thursday at a field hearing in Texas pertaining to the surge of unaccompanied minors at the U.S.-Mexico border, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) balked at the suggestion of Homeland Security Chairman Rep. Mike McCaul (R-TX) that the children filling the border facilities need to be detained and deported by holding up a bag of lollipops to demonstrate her view that compassion not deportation is in order. Referring to the illegal immigrant minors as "homeless children," Jackson Lee said, "I took lollipops along with my colleagues into the detention center where children were. I wasn't armed. I wasn't fearful for my...
  • Sheila Jackson Lee says Constitution is 400 years old

    03/12/2014 6:36:11 PM PDT · by Morgana · 77 replies
    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, had an "oops" moment on the House floor, as seen in C-Span video. The Houston representative declared the U.S. Constitution was some 400 years old. Unfortunately, that's incorrect. The Constitution was created in 1787 and ratified nearly a year later. Four hundred years ago, Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in North America, was founded.
  • Rep. Jackson Lee: ‘We’ll Give President Obama a Number of Executive Orders’

    02/04/2014 12:16:25 PM PST · by jazusamo · 53 replies
    CNSNews ^ | February 4, 2014 | Eric Scheiner
    Video at link - 49 seconds. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) (CNSNews.com/Penny Starr) (CNSNews.com) - Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) says that the newly launched Congressional Full Employment Caucus will “give President Obama a number of executive orders that he can sign.” Jackson Lee made the statement while gathered with Democrats on January 29th to announce the establishment of the Full Employment Caucus. “We will be answering the call of all of America because people need work and we’re not doing right by them by creating work,” Jackson Lee said. “I believe this caucus will put us on the right...
  • Jackson Lee on SOTU: ‘Executive Orders are Legal,’ Obama Acting ‘On Behalf of the American People’

    01/29/2014 2:21:21 PM PST · by jazusamo · 48 replies
    CNSNews ^ | January 29, 2014 | Penny Starr
    (CNSNews.com) – In reference to President Barack Obama’s pledge, during his State of the Union speech, to advance his agenda on climate change and the minimum wage by executive order, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) said “executive orders are legal” and that he is “acting on behalf of the American people.” At the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday evening, CNSNews.com asked Rep. Lee, “What about the Republicans criticizing the use of executive orders when it comes to climate change and minimum wage – his use of executive orders?” Rep. Jackson Lee said, “As I was saying, [the address] was appealing to...
  • Sheila Jackson Lee proposes new term for 'welfare' (a "transitional living fund")

    01/11/2014 3:28:44 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | January 9, 2014 | Carol Christian
    U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, who has decried the failure of Congress to extend unemployment benefits before its December recess, is talking about changing the vocabulary of assistance. In a speech Jan. 8 on the House of Representatives floor, Jackson Lee suggested renaming government welfare. "Maybe the word 'welfare' should be changed to something of, 'a transitional living fund,'" Jackson Lee said, according to a post on The Minority Report blog. "For that is what it is - for people to be able to live," she said....
  • Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: Change the Word 'Welfare' to 'Transitional Living Fund'

    01/08/2014 8:14:51 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 82 replies
    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: Change the Word 'Welfare' to 'Transitional Living Fund' January 8, 2014 - 10:49 AM By Susan Jones (CNSNews.com) - In a brief speech on the House floor Wednesday, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) hailed the war on poverty, endorsed government welfare programs, and said the "safety net has to be something for all of us." "Maybe the word welfare should be changed to something of, 'a transitional living fund.' For that is what it is -- for people to be able to live," she said. Jackson Lee hailed the Earned Income Credit, food and nutrition programs,...
  • Judge: Discrimination suit against Rep. Jackson Lee can proceed

    10/23/2013 8:52:27 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 22 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 23 October 2013 | Jim McElhatton
    <p>A judge has refused to dismiss a federal lawsuit accusing Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of discriminating against and mocking a disabled staffer — charges the Texas Democrat denies.</p> <p>The two-year old suit, first reported by The Washington Times in 2011, was filed by former legislative director Mona Floyd, who declined to comment Tuesday. Ms. Floyd said in court papers that Mrs. Jackson Lee, a 10-term congresswoman from Houston, refused to accommodate her debilitating eye condition called monocular vision.</p>
  • Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Outer Space) demands C-span STOP playing classical music during votes.

    09/20/2013 8:40:23 AM PDT · by ken5050 · 90 replies
    one man's opinion...
    Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee held an impromptu press conference outside the House chamber, while the House was voting to defund Obamacare; to demand that C-span stop playing classical music during televised House votes. "This has got to stop," Jackson-Lee said. "Nobody listens to that s**t any more. This is designed to discourage the youth, and minorities, from tuning in and paying attention to their government."
  • Jackson Lee Tweets Praise That Staffers Free From Health Care Exchange Requirement

    08/08/2013 10:48:41 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 15 replies
    Jackson Lee Tweets Praise That Staffers Free From Health Care Exchange Requirement August 8, 2013 - 1:15 PM By Penny Starr (CNSNews.com) – Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) tweeted her approval Wednesday for the Obama administration’s decision that members of Congress will not have to join health care exchanges and their health care coverage will be subsidized by American taxpayers. “It’s official: Members of Congress and congressional staff will keep their health subsidies under Obamacare!” Jackson Lee tweeted on her official Twitter account. Jackson tweeted next: “And some staffers will not have to join the health exchanges at all.” The...