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  • Venezuelan Security Forces Open Fire On Protesters Demanding Food

    02/22/2019 12:30:09 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/22/2019 | John Sexton
    The NY Times reports that tensions along Venezuela’s border have escalated to the point that government security forces opened fire on protesters, killing at least two people. The battle between the government and protesters is over food. The U.S. and other countries have sent aid to the border. Juan Guaidó has said he wants to get that food aid across the border and into the hands of starving people but Nicolas Maduro’s has ordered his security forces to block the border crossings and reportedly threatened truck drivers about bringing the food across the border. Venezuelan opposition leaders and their...
  • Maduro Closes Venezuelas Border With Brazil to Block Aid

    02/21/2019 4:33:41 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 26 replies
    NYTimes ^ | 1-21-2019 | Nick Casey
    President Nicols Maduro of Venezuela ordered its border with Brazil closed Thursday, part of his escalating effort to stop opponents from sending humanitarian aid into his poverty-stricken country. Juan Guaid, the parliamentary opposition leader who declared himself president of Venezuela last month, has vowed to bring tons of aid donated by the United States and others into Venezuela on Saturday. Mr. Maduro, who has called Mr. Guaid an American lackey, has vowed not to let the aid in. The Brazil-border closure, announced on television, followed a Venezuelan government announcement on Wednesday that it would block air and sea travel between...
  • Maduro Forces Gun Down Unarmed Aid Workers,Headlines Vary

    02/22/2019 11:13:01 AM PST · by keat · 22 replies
    February 22, 2019 | ^self
    Amidst reports that Venezuelan Soldiers loyal to Socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro gunned down civilian volunteers attempting to deliver humanitarian aid at the southern border with Brazil, killing one and wounding over a dozen, Marxist media outlets in the US have been mostly silent. Those that have commented have chosen some interesting headlines for the massacre. New York Times Deadly Violence Erupts on Brazil Border in Venezuela Aid Showdown Vox President Maduros forces clash with Venezuelans in aid showdown NBC News Woman killed, dozen injured after clash with Venezuelan security forces CNN Venezuela's military kills woman in standoff over international aid...
  • 2020 Democrats Embrace Race-Conscious Policies, Including Reparations

    02/21/2019 12:00:20 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 22 replies
    The New York Times ^ | February 21, 2019 | By Astead W. Herndon
    From the very first day of the 2020 presidential race, when Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts blamed generations of discrimination for black families earning far less than white households, Democratic hopefuls have broadly emphasized racial justice and closing the wealth gap in their policy platforms. But in recent weeks, some candidates have started embracing specific goals and overtly race-conscious legislation that even the most left-wing elected officials stayed away from in recent years. Last week, Senator Kamala Harris of California agreed with a radio hosts recent suggestion that government reparations for black Americans were necessary to address the legacies of...
  • Ocasio-Cortez's role in driving Amazon out of New York City blasted in new billboard

    02/20/2019 8:34:40 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 95 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 2/20/19 | Jade Scipioni
    Every New Yorker -- and tourist -- will now know that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Opens a New Window. , D-N.Y., is being partially blamed for Amazon's Opens a New Window. recent pullout of its planned headquarters in the city's borough of Queens. A new billboard funded by the Job Creators Network debuted on Wednesday in Times Square calling out Ocasio-Cortez for her role in Amazon's canceled plans Opens a New Window. for the new headquarters, known as HQ2. The billboard -- which will be located on 42nd street near 8th Avenue for one week beginning on Wednesday -- is headlined...
  • Elizabeth Warren Stands by DNA Test. But Around Her, Worries Abound.

    12/06/2018 6:26:58 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 50 replies
    New York Times ^ | December 6, 2018 | Astead W. Herndon
    WASHINGTON The plan was straightforward: After years of being challenged by President Trump and others about a decades-old claim of Native American ancestry, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts would take a DNA test to prove her stated family origins in the Cherokee and Delaware tribes. But nearly two months after Ms. Warren released the test results and drew hostile reactions from prominent tribal leaders, the lingering cloud over her likely presidential campaign has only darkened. Conservatives have continued to ridicule her. More worrisome to supporters of Ms. Warrens presidential ambitions, she has yet to allay criticism from grass-roots progressive...
  • Meghan McCain stuns Andrew McCabe ... asks if he was New York Times leaker

    02/19/2019 11:39:06 AM PST · by Steely Tom · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | 19 Feb 2019 | Brian Flood
    The View co-host Meghan McCain confronted Andrew McCabe on Tuesday, asking the former FBI director point blank if he was a source for The New York Times. I dont believe youre a reliable narrator and Im not convinced this isnt just some kind of PR campaign to stop yourself from getting indicted, McCain said. "You were fired at the recommendation of the FBI, which, in your book, you cite four times how great of an organization it is, for your lack of candor.
  • Trumps Emergency Declaration Divides Republicans

    02/18/2019 9:01:17 PM PST · by rintintin · 45 replies
    NY Times ^ | Feb 16 2019 | NY Times
    President Trump mounted one of the most serious executive branch challenges to congressional authority in decades, circumventing Congress with an emergency declaration. The move left Senate Republicans sharply divided, and it remains to be seen whether they will act collectively to try to stop it.
  • Photograph Of RBG New York Times Used About RBG Returning to Supreme Court Taken Last November

    02/17/2019 4:19:33 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 84 replies
    Twitter ^ | 02/16/18 | Jordan Sather
    The photograph of RBG that the New York Times used in their report yesterday about RBG returning to the Supreme Court was actually taken last November. I've still seen no current photo. Too sick to have a picture taken of her? Where is she, actually?
  • First Beto O'Rourke and now Kirsten Gillibrand: Democrats mull destroying current barrier...

    02/18/2019 6:33:37 AM PST · by Red Badger · 48 replies
    www.washingtonexaminer.com ^ | February 18, 2019 08:00 AM | by Becket Adams
    On July 27, 2018, the New York Times published a fact check of the day titled, No, Democrats Dont Want Open Borders.' The article was supposed to serve as a takedown of President Trumps oft-repeated claim that Democratic lawmakers envision a world where America's borders are wide-open to all. On Thursday, former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, said he would absolutely support destroying already existing barriers along the U.S. southern border. The former congressman's remarks came as Trump announced hed declare a national emergency to fund building a wall on the border shared with Mexico. Amid this announcement, Rep. Dan...
  • Ocasio-Cortez says amazon salaries of 150K are too low, but she only pays her interns $15 an hour

    02/17/2019 2:41:30 PM PST · by grundle · 46 replies
    wordpress ^ | February 17, 2019 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says amazon’s salaries of $150,000 a year for 25,000 new jobs in New York City constitute “scraps” and are not “dignified.” Meanwhile, she only pays her own interns $15 an hour. In November 2018, CNBC reported:Amazon will pay HQ2 employees an average of $150,000On February 16, explaining why she opposed amazon creating 25,000 new jobs in New York City, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said:“We need to create dignified jobs in New York City”and“We do not have to settle for scraps in the greatest city in the world”I wonder how high those amazon salaries would have to be in order for Ocasio-Cortez...
  • Bill de Blasio: The Path Amazon Rejected

    02/16/2019 4:34:20 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 68 replies
    New York Times ^ | Today | Bolshevik Bill de Blasio
    Bill de Blasio: The Path Amazon Rejected It could have answered the concerns of citizens. Instead it bolted. By Bill de Blasio Mr. de Blasio is mayor of New York City. Feb. 16, 2019 The first word I had that Amazon was about to scrap an agreement to bring 25,000 new jobs to New York City came an hour before it broke in the news on Thursday. The call was brief and there was little explanation for the companys reversal. Just days before, I had counseled a senior Amazon executive about how they could win over some of their critics....
  • Patrick Caddell, Self-Taught Pollster Who Helped Carter to White House, Dies at 68

    02/16/2019 2:05:06 PM PST · by grayboots · 94 replies
    The New York Slimes ^ | 2/16/2019 | Sam Roberts
    Patrick Caddell, the political pollster who helped send an obscure peanut farmer named Jimmy Carter to the White House, later became disillusioned with fellow Democrats and finally veered to advise supporters of Donald J. Trump, died on Saturday in Charleston, S.C. He was 68. His death, from complications of a stroke, was confirmed by a colleague, Prof. Kendra Stewart of the College of Charleston. While Mr. Caddell was considered instrumental in Mr. Carters victory, he also shared the blame for limiting him to a single term. He helped persuade the president to deliver a speech that was intended to inspirit...
  • Time to Panic

    02/16/2019 1:51:55 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 122 replies
    Time to Panic The planet is getting warmer in catastrophic ways. And fear may be the only thing that saves us. By David Wallace-Wells Mr. Wallace-Wells is the author of the forthcoming The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming. Feb. 16, 2019 The age of climate panic is here. Last summer, a heat wave baked the entire Northern Hemisphere, killing dozens from Quebec to Japan. Some of the most destructive wildfires in California history turned more than a million acres to ash, along the way melting the tires and the sneakers of those trying to escape the flames. Pacific hurricanes forced...
  • The NYT Wants You to Think Your Favorite Classic Children's Books Are Secretly Gay-Themed

    02/13/2019 7:59:13 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 76 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02/13/2019 | Megan Fox
    Just when you thought it was safe to share your favorite childhood classics with your kids, the New York Times goes and ruins it with an article called "The Gay History of America's Classic Children's Books," by Jesse Green.From Frog and Toad to Goodnight Moon, we are told that our beloved stories are awash in "a secret language of queer compassion." I'm always bemused when people claim that beloved fictional characters are gay. A few months ago it was "Sesame Street's" Ernie and Bert, whose closet door was abruptly slammed shut by their creator, Frank Oz, after he got...
  • Duke U. Player Corey Maggette Identified Along With Justin Fairfax As Raping Meredith Wilson

    02/12/2019 7:59:08 PM PST · by CaliforniaCraftBeer · 63 replies
    CBS Sports & The New York Times ^ | February 12, 2019 | Matt Norlander & Kyle Boone
    Meredith Watson, who has also accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault, said she was also raped by a Duke basketball player in 1999 that she didn't identify, according to USA Today. Monday, the [New York] Times reported Watson had told friends in the past that she was raped by Corey Maggette and that [Duke university] officials did not pursue the claim despite Watson allegedly reporting the incident to a dean at the university. Maggette, a Los Angeles Clippers analyst for Fox Sports West, did not appear in an originally planned broadcast on Monday. It was announced on...
  • WaPo Fact-Checker: Ocasio-Cortez Teams Lies About The Green New Deal FAQ Earn Zero Pinocchios!?

    02/11/2019 7:15:11 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/11/2019 | AllahPundit
    If you missed it Saturday, read this to see just how far her advisors went in BSing about the infamous line on the GND fact sheet about “economic security” for those who are “unwilling to work.” It takes stones to go on the other party’s favorite cable news network and insist to their faces that that document was a fabrication rather than something that was posted on Ocasio-Cortez’s congressional website.And it takes elephant-sized stones to amplify that lie to your three million Twitter followers, which is what AOC herself did when she retweeted the clip without comment.WaPo can’t muster...
  • NY Times Headline: Ocasio-Cortez Team Flubs A Green New Deal Summary, And Republicans Pounce

    02/11/2019 7:13:18 PM PST · by DeweyCA · 32 replies
    Hotair.com ^ | 2-11-19 | John Sexton
    Earlier today I wrote about the Washington Posts summary of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez efforts to walk back an embarrassing FAQ which her office used as part of the rollout for the Green New Deal. As bad as the Post story was in some ways, at least it managed to convey some of the embarrassing twists and turns this story has taken over the past four days. The NY Times published a summary today which omits all the troubling details and manages to work in the standard Republicans pounce formula used routinely by the media for any story that embarrasses a Democrat....
  • Photo of Joy Behar dressed as beautiful African woman resurfaces

    02/06/2019 11:15:25 PM PST · by knighthawk · 68 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 06 2019 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    A long forgotten video clip from ABC's "The View" resurfaced on Wednesday that showed co-host Joy Behar trying to explain a Halloween costume from when she was younger. The clip was shared by The Wrap media editor Jon Levine. Behar was seen discussing a New York Times op-ed about the resurgence of curly hair during the show in 2016. Behar showed her colleagues and the audience a picture of herself with curly hair when she was 29 years old. The co-hosts appeared surprised by her drastically different look. Raven-Symon, a former co-host, asked, "Joy, are you black?"
  • Jeff Bezos Extortion Claim Said to Be Under Review by Prosecutors

    02/09/2019 4:09:05 AM PST · by zeestephen · 44 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 09 February 2019 | JIM RUTENBERG, KAREN WEISE and WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM
    Federal prosecutors are reviewing Mr. Bezos claim that he has been extorted, according to two people briefed on the matter who were not authorized to discuss it publicly. And those prosecutors have planned a meeting with Mr. Bezos representatives, one of those people said. If American Media is found to have broken a law any law it would be in violation of a [previous] deal with federal prosecutors from the Southern District of New York.