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  • California Dem Ted Lieu say he would 'love to regulate' speech

    12/13/2018 11:43:59 AM PST · by Blood of Tyrants · 45 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 12/13/18 | Lukas Mikelionis
    California Democrat Ted Lieu bemoaned on Wednesday that though he would “love to be able to regulate the content of speech,” including that on Fox News, he can’t do it because of the U.S. Constitution. Lieu made the comments during an interview about the testimony of Google CEO Sundar Pichai at a House Judiciary Committee hearing, where he dismissed the allegations that the tech giant amplifies negative stories about Republican lawmakers, saying “if you want positive search results, do positive things." CNN host Brianna Keilar praised Lieu for his performance but asked whether other Democrats should have used the committee...
  • This is why I dislike liberals

    12/12/2018 2:10:29 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 34 replies
    Christian Post ^ | December 5, 2018 | Rachel Alexander
    I have a lefty friend who never stops insulting me because of my conservative and Christian views. Sometimes I wonder how I remain friends with him, but I’m a pretty easygoing person. He sent me an email the other day with the most vile, false stereotypes about conservatives and Christians, and said this is why he can’t stand us. So I thought why don’t I show him what it’s like to have someone portray your viewpoints as all offensive stereotypes? Conservatives are too nice, we’re too polite; we want to believe liberals have good intentions, they’re just misguided. So here’s...
  • Family breakdown explains social unrest

    12/12/2018 11:55:22 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    Star Parker ^ | December 11, 2018 | Star Parker
    Weakening of the family generally occurs in an environment of weakening of religion. As France is gripped by civil disorder, many commentators identify, quite correctly, as the culprit the outsized burden that France's bloated welfare state places on its citizens. According a recent report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the highest tax burden in the industrialized world is in France — 46.1 percent of GDP. In the United States, it is 27 percent, which includes taxes paid at all levels of government — federal, state and local. Welfare state spending in France is 32 percent of GDP,...
  • If...You Are A Fascist

    12/12/2018 5:11:12 AM PST · by walford · 14 replies
    Facebook ^ | 12/11/2018 | walford
    The Left is fond of calling we who hold to the principles of freedom, self-empowerment, equality under the law, law-and-order, strong defense, family values, etc. as fascist. Let us review what fascism is about and who is actually fascist: If you have no problem with big government/high taxes because "we are the government" you are a #Statist. If you think that everything is generated by society, so resources should be allocated by its agent, the State, you are a #Collectivist. If you think private property should only be tolerated if it serves the public interest as determined by the...
  • The Psychological Composition of a Leftist

    12/11/2018 10:32:01 AM PST · by huckfillary · 28 replies
    The Daily Dose of Reason ^ | December 10, 2018 | Dr. Michael J Hurd
    #1: Unearned guilt. Unearned guilt is a feeling of responsibility for something that’s not your fault. Healthy people see the unearned guilt for what it is, and correct it. Others become overly humble and self-effacing. Leftists do neither. They become angry and hostile. They rage against the unearned guilt of others rather than face their own. It absolves them of their own perceived guilt, by condemning others in a way they don’t have to condemn themselves. # 2 A need for the approval of others. Leftism is socialism. Socialism is all about the group. The self-esteem of a leftist depends...
  • Mark Dice: Science Proves It (Science proves liberal brains are different)

    12/10/2018 2:08:09 PM PST · by ImaGraftedBranch · 13 replies
    youtube ^ | 12/3/2018 | Mark Dice
    Michael Savage was right after all - Liberalism IS a mental disorder. Their brains have now been proven to be completely lacking reactions of disgust in processing images that make conservatives reel with disgust.
  • Reply to query "sociological analysis military liberals" (why are there so many?)

    12/07/2018 7:26:01 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 25 replies
    The Atlantic Monthly ^ | July 1, 1997 | THOMAS E. RICKS
    U.S. military personnel of all ranks are feeling increasingly alienated from their own country, and are becoming both more conservative and more politically active than ever before. Do they see America clearly?
  • Why did CNN fire a pro-Palestinian commentator?

    12/04/2018 4:25:06 PM PST · by C19fan · 9 replies
    UK Guardian ^ | December 4, 2018 | Cornel West
    W hy is it so difficult, if not impossible, to have a candid debate about the grim Israeli-Palestinian catastrophe that prevails in our midst? What stands in the way of our capacity to grasp the undeniable need for justice for Palestinians and the understandable fear of annihilation of the Jews in Israel? Is the only option a desperate Palestinian counter-violent struggle against the structural and military violence of the occupying Israeli state? The recent firing of Marc Lamont Hill by CNN for calling for a free Palestine once again opens up this Pandora’s box – with little, if any, hope...
  • Prominent liberals demand CNN rehire Marc Lamont Hill: 'Criticizing Israel is not anti-Semitic'

    12/04/2018 4:31:58 PM PST · by jazusamo · 37 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 4, 2018 | Valerie Richardson
    CNN’s decision to drop Marc Lamont Hill has met with resistance on the left, with some prominent progressives calling for the network to rehire him and challenging the widely held view that his comments before a United Nations panel were anti-Semitic. Harvard professor Cornel West, “Avengers” star Mark Ruffalo, Democratic Rep.-elect Rashida Tlaib, and a host of journalists were among those who rushed to Mr. Hill’s defense after CNN released the liberal commentator last week following an uproar over his speech. Mr. West said he was in “deep solidarity” with Mr. Hill, while Mr. Ruffalo said that “[c]riticizing Israel is...
  • California Democrats eye mandating that state schools stock abortion pills

    12/04/2018 11:44:28 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | December 3, 2018 | by Kimberly Leonard
    California Democrats will be taking another stab at requiring all public colleges and universities to stock the abortion pill, anticipating a different outcome with a new governor taking over the helm in January. Democratic state Sen. Connie Leyva on Monday introduced the latest version of the bill, the College Student Right to Access Act, during the first day of the Senate's session. The legislation would make abortion pills available to students at schools associated with the University of California and California State University. A similar bill was vetoed in October by outgoing Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, who said there was...
  • Feminist NGOs want High Court to scuttle access to firearms

    12/01/2018 11:36:37 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 51 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/12/18 | Tzvi Lev
    A coalition of women's rights organizations filed an appeal to the High Court of Justice arguing that Israel's recently-relaxed gun laws are causing more women to be murdered. According to Ynet, the ten different organizations say that a recent uptick of murders are the direct result of a decision by Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan to allow veterans of IDF infantry units to obtain personal handgun permits. In addition, the appeal claims that 40% of all women are murdered in Israel by handguns compared to only 28% in the OECD. "There is a clear and proven connection between the extent...
  • For nonbinary patients, seeking health care can be a painful task

    11/29/2018 12:28:00 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 70 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | November 29, 2018 | By Tatyana Bellamy-Walker
    When 19-year-old Kam Brooks was admitted to a behavioral health care facility in Sanford, Florida, after having suicidal thoughts, a nurse following her usual procedure asked the teen to remove personal items, including a bra. “It’s a chest binder, not a bra,” Brooks, who identifies as neither male nor female but as gender nonbinary, responded before changing into a long-sleeve shirt and gray sweatpants. During another interaction at the same facility, Aspire Health Partners, a nonprofit that caters to low-income patients, a counselor asked if Brooks was "male or female." This question, Brooks lamented, ignored the possibility that someone could...
  • Bill And Hillary Clinton Are Giving A Talk In Toronto Today To A Surprising Amount Of Empty Seats

    11/27/2018 8:21:09 PM PST · by A Formerly Proud Canadian · 69 replies
    NARCITY ^ | November 27, 2018 | Lily Paltsev
    Political power couple Bill and Hillary Clinton are in Toronto today, spending a very special evening with their supporters to the north. Toronto is part of the small handful of cities on their North American tour. The tour is a series of conversations called "An Evening With The Clintons" - guests are invited to buy tickets and sit down with the Clintons as they tell stories and discuss important issues of today and the future.
  • America’s Cold Civil War

    11/21/2018 5:08:00 AM PST · by Politically Correct · 22 replies
    Imprimis ^ | Oct, 2018 | Charles R. Kesler
    In the Claremont Review of Books, we have described our current political scene as a cold civil war. A cold civil war is better than a hot civil war, but it is not a good situation for a country to be in. Underlying our cold civil war is the fact that America is torn increasingly between two rival constitutions, two cultures, two ways of life. One vision is based on the original Constitution as amended. This is the Constitution grounded in the natural rights of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution written in 1787 and ratified in 1788. It has...
  • The Left’s Accusation That The Right Is Fascist Is Simply Psychological Projection

    11/20/2018 6:08:21 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 24 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 20, 2018 | Nathanael Blake
    Nietzsche cautioned those who fight monsters to take care lest they become monsters themselves. He should have also warned those pretending to fight monsters, whose imagined enemies are really projections of their own evils. Consider Antifa, those self-styled anti-fascists who recently made headlines for harassing the family of Fox News host Tucker Carlson. The paucity of actual Nazis in this country would seem to make Antifa superfluous, but they have a talent for detecting fascists everywhere. Having determined that practically everything and everyone (themselves excepted) is fascist, they spend their free time going about in black shirts smashing things and...
  • The Religion of Leftism

    11/18/2018 4:29:58 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 14, 2018 | Bruce Walker
    Leftism pretends to be a system of thought, but it is nothing more or less than a secular religion. It is godless, but godlessness is the most bigoted and intolerant of all belief systems, [snip] What is the religious dogma of leftism? There are several sacraments, each made utterly resistant to treason, experience, or logic by the druid clergy of leftism. (1) There are immutable classes of victims and victimizers beyond remediation except through a constant procession of human sacrifices. (2) There are institutions that demand more and more resources and that can never been considered failures. (3) Nations are...
  • The Latest: Abrams Says She Can't Win Georgia Governor Race

    11/16/2018 2:31:53 PM PST · by Trump_the_Evil_Left · 119 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 16, 2018 | AP staff
    Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can’t win the Georgia governor’s race, effectively ending her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp. Her speech Friday effectively puts a stop to the contest. The final result had been in doubt for 10 days after the election.
  • Socialism Is the ‘Leeching’ of Our Time

    11/10/2018 10:45:56 AM PST · by Thalean · 23 replies
    American Greatness ^ | Nov 9, 2018 | Spencer P Morrison
    Published in 1818, Horace Smith’s “Ozymandias” imagines a London long-since abandoned—the English civilization is gone. Collapsed. The city is a new Rome. A half-forgotten memory like Babylon. Troy. "…We wonder—and some Hunter may express Wonder like ours, when thro’ the wilderness Where London stood, holding the Wolf in chase, He meets some fragment huge, and stops to guess What powerful but unrecorded race Once dwelt in that annihilated place." Perhaps this is London’s destiny—perhaps it’s ours too. After all, many of America’s greatest cities are decaying before our very eyes. Consider Detroit. Its population plummeted by 63 percent since 1950,...
  • O’Rourke Campaign Exposed in Undercover Video for Assisting Honduran Migrants [tr]

    11/01/2018 9:29:22 PM PDT · by Trump_the_Evil_Left · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 1, 2018 | Kyle Morris
    Dominic Chacon, a Field Manager for the O’Rourke campaign in El Paso, Texas, expressed his concern in getting supplies to the caravan migrants. “I’m going to go get some food right now, like just some stuff to drop off, cause they need food and blankets,” said Chacon. “Do you know of anybody that has blankets and s**t?” We got permission to give them some of these waters, so we can take some of the waters too.” Anapaula Themann, a field organizer for the O’Rourke campaign, insists that the purchase of supplies for the illegal aliens remain a secret in a...
  • 47,220 gun incidents in the U.S. in 2018

    10/27/2018 6:37:24 PM PDT · by jmclemore · 60 replies
    marketwatch.com ^ | Oct. 27, 2018 | Sue Chang
    In 2018 alone, including the most recent carnage at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, there have been 47,220 gun-related incidents resulting in 11,984 deaths in the United States, according to data compiled by Gun Violence Archive, an independent data-collection and research group. That breaks down to 157 incidents and 40 deaths a day and does not include 22,000 suicides. Of the total fatalities, 548 were children, while 2,321 were teenagers. www.marketwatch.com