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  • One dead, multiple injured after Venezuelan national guard opens fire on opposition supporters

    02/22/2019 7:29:19 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 24 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 22, 2019 | Anthony Faiola
    SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela – Venezuelan soldiers opened fire on a group of civilians attempting to keep open a segment of the southern border with Brazil for deliveries of humanitarian aid, leading to multiple injuries and the first fatality of a massive opposition operation meant to deliver international relief into this devastated South American country, according to an eye-witnesses and community leaders.
  • Trump cheers Covington student's lawsuit against Washington Post: 'Go get them Nick'

    02/20/2019 6:50:49 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | Liam Quinn
    President Trump on Wednesday cheered the news that attorneys representing a high school student involved in a now-infamous confrontation with a Native American activist last month are suing The Washington Post. The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court in Kentucky, accused the Post of practicing "a modern-day form of McCarthyism" by targeting Nicholas Sandmann and "using its vast financial resources to enter the bully pulpit by publishing a series of false and defamatory print and online articles ... to smear a young boy who was in its view an acceptable casualty in their war against the president." The suit...
  • 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...
  • Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million

    02/19/2019 4:53:49 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 59 replies
    Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million Keith Coffman 3 Min Read (Reuters) - A high school student from Covington, Kentucky, sued the Washington Post for defamation on Tuesday, claiming the newspaper falsely accused him of racist acts and instigating a confrontation with a Native American activist in a January videotaped incident at the Lincoln Memorial. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Kentucky by Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann, 16, seeks $250 million in damages, the amount that Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com and the world’s richest person, paid for the Post...
  • Lawyers for Nick Sandman files 250 Million Dollar Lawsuit against Washington Post (My title)

    02/19/2019 3:01:58 PM PST · by grayboots · 84 replies
    Hemmer DeFrank and Wessels ^ | 2/19/2019 | Hemmer Law
    For truth, for justice, for Nicholas! Today, Lin Wood and Todd McMurtry filed their first lawsuit on behalf of Nicholas Sandmann against The Washington Post. The lawsuit filed is included below. The suit seeks $250 million in both compensatory and punitive damages. Lin and Todd will continue to bring wrongdoers before the court to seek damages in compensation for the harm so many have done to the Sandmann family. This is only the beginning.
  • Dems' long knives unsheathed on Ocasio-Cortez on Meet the Press (When you lost even Chuck Todd...)

    02/18/2019 4:03:51 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 86 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/18/2019 | Thomas Lifson
    When a prominent Democrat has lost Chuck Todd, the handwriting is on the wall. Three days ago, I predicted that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was sealing her fate when she took (and probably deserved) credit for killing the deal that would have brought 25,000 high-paying Amazon jobs to New York City.  It's not that the young woman with boundless self-confidence in her views has no clue about how tax incentives work (though that is obviously true, since she crowed that the $3 billion in tax abatements could be spent on subways, schools, and the like).  Ignorance and simple-mindedness are no obstacles to a Democrat winning...
  • WP Rep‘Heartbroken’Smollett May Have Staged Attack, Says She ‘Needs it to Be True’

    02/18/2019 8:45:03 AM PST · by MNDude · 68 replies
    In an extremely dark op-ed for the Washington Post, the executive assistant for the editorial board lamented about how heartbroken she will be if Jussie Smollett wasn’t actually targeted in a hate crime. Instead of feeling relief that maybe there isn’t as much hate out there as she thought, Nana Efua Mumford wrote about her heartbreak that maybe he wasn’t actually attacked by some evil Trump supporters in an article titled, “I doubted Jussie Smollett. It breaks my heart that I might be right.”
  • VIDEO: Fading Aussie Actor Attacks Ol' PJ Over Jussie Smollett Hate Hoax

    02/18/2019 10:18:00 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | February 18, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO Fading Aussie actor, Ben Esler, whom I never heard of until today, attacked your humble correspondent for an article he wrote in Newsbusters about the Jussie Smollett hate hoax. As you will see his attack is chock full of liberal by-the-numbers virtue signalling. Just to show there are no hard feelings, ol' PJ performs the ultimate act of kindness at the end of this video by attesting that Mr. Esler is indeed a liberal in good standing and thus deserving of more important acting roles than he has gotten in the past few years during his long sad fade...
  • I'm asking WashPost to confirm of debunk PJ Media’s “evidence” that Ilhan Omar married her brother

    02/18/2019 6:57:23 AM PST · by grundle · 30 replies
    wordpress ^ | February 18, 2019 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    I’m publicly asking the Washington Post to please either confirm of debunk PJ Media’s “evidence” that Ilhan Omar married her brother in order to commit immigration fraud PJ Media is a right wing website. It’s not considered to be part of the mainstream media, and you certainly can’t cite it as a source when adding content to wikipedia.That being said, I am a long term reader of PJ Media, and I tend to view most of what it publishes as being credible. I certainly don’t have anything against the website.PJ Media has published what it claims are photographs, school records, and...
  • Bill de Blasio corrects Ocasio-Cortez's claim about spending Amazon tax break money

    02/18/2019 5:26:36 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 111 replies
    Fox News ^ | Frank Miles
    On Sunday morning, de Blasio responded in the affirmative when Chuck Todd of NBC News’ “Meet the Press” asked if the tax breaks offered to Amazon weren’t “money you had over here. And it was going over there.” The Democratic mayor said: “And that $3 billion that would go back in tax incentives was only after we were getting the jobs and getting the revenue.” ... “If we were willing to give away $3 billion for this deal, we could invest those $3 billion in our district ourselves, if we wanted to. We could hire out more teachers. We can...
  • 12 Establishment Media Journalists Who Fueled the Jussie Smollett Flames

    02/17/2019 7:17:28 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 17 Feb 2019 | Alana Mastrangelo
    Establishment media journalists and pundits uncritically accepted and promoted Jussie Smollett’s elaborate “hate crime” story, just one week after the mainstream media fostered the false narrative surrounding the Covington Catholic students, resulting in a laundry list of impending defamation lawsuits. Here’s 12 establishment media commentators and journalists who fueled the Jussie Smollett flames with impassioned and uncritical reactions to the Empire actor’s imaginative account of his supposed run-in with Trump supporters in “MAGA country” Chicago. 1. Eugene Scott – Washington Post‘s The Fix reporter 2. Don Lemon – CNN journalist 3. Yamiche Alcindor – PBS NewsHour White House correspondent 4....
  • I doubted Jussie Smollett. It breaks my heart that I might be right.

    02/17/2019 4:47:37 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 116 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 17, 2019 | Nana Efua Mumford
    [snip] I wanted to believe Smollett. I really did. I know that there is a deep, dark racist history in Chicago and, if proved true, this would be just one more point on the list. I wanted to believe him with every fiber of my being, most of all because the consequences if he were lying were almost too awful to contemplate. And yet I struggled with Smollett’s story. I tried telling myself that it is possible that two assailants were walking around downtown Chicago at 2 a.m. in January in 10-degree weather, waiting for a black victim. In addition...
  • 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...
  • At least 38 killed in deadliest attack on security forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir in 3 decades

    02/16/2019 6:56:08 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 7 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Thursday 02/14/2019 | Joanna Slater, Niha Masih and Ishfaq
    At least 38 paramilitary police officers were killed by a massive car bomb in Indian-controlled Kashmir in the worst attack on security personnel since the start of the insurgency in the disputed region three decades ago. The attack occurred Thursday afternoon about 3:15 p.m., police officials said, as a security convoy of 70 vehicles traveled down a major highway toward the city of Srinagar. An explosives-laden vehicle driven by a suicide bomber rammed into a bus carrying dozens of paramilitary personnel, said Sanjay Sharma, a spokesman for India’s Central Reserve Police Force. The killings will inflame tensions between nuclear-armed rivals...
  • Donny Deutsch Issues Warning To Democrats: Sandy Is Handing 2020 Election To Trump…

    02/16/2019 2:14:41 PM PST · by Based Newsman · 34 replies
    Some rare honesty from the Morning Joe crowd... “When you have Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who I find extremely dangerous at this point, and I hope she doesn’t tweet ‘Who are you Donny Deutsch I don’t care about you or anything,’ basically she has a Twitter following that’s her power base, to basically come out and say what a great thing it is, we can take that money and give it to teachers. It doesn’t exist. It’s an abatement. $27 billion, we put down three. That’s business. That’s what happens,” argued Deutsch. “And you attach this to the Green Deal and you...
  • Ocasio-Cartez’s Chief of Staff Has Sick Crush on Hitler Toady and Nazi Collaborator

    02/10/2019 5:35:10 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 16 replies
    Gateway pundit ^ | 2/10/19 | Jim Hoft
    People are often judged according to those with whom they associate, and in the case of AOC’s Chief of Staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, the congresswoman-elect may well find herself destined for trouble. Ask yourself a question: If President Donald Trump hired a person who openly shows support for a Nazi collaborator, how long would that staff member last? And perhaps more importantly, how tarnished would the president’s brand be?… …Saikat Chakrabarti is a highly motivated, smart guy. A Harvard grad, he founded a web tools company, Mockingbird. He is a founder of Justice Democrats, the PAC set up with The Young...
  • Bezos learns Democrats hate him

    02/16/2019 4:47:38 PM PST · by upchuck · 36 replies
    Don Surber's blog ^ | Feb 16, 2019 | Don Surber
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the soul of the Democrat Party. By definition, she is crazy. Take her very seriously. Jeff Bezos did not. He had, after all, bought off the equally crazy mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, to get the city to pay for a second Amazon "headquarters" there. Now the deal has fallen through. Fingers are pointed by the political and media class, but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is spiking the ball. She should. She killed it. New York City is a socialist mess with an underbrush of rules and taxes so thick that no one can navigate it without...
  • 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 company’s reversal. Just days before, I had counseled a senior Amazon executive about how they could win over some of their critics....
  • Kellyanne Conway’s Husband Thinks Trump Sounds Like Jar Jar Binks

    02/16/2019 8:08:10 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 63 replies
    Huffington Compost ^ | February 16, 2019 | David Moye
    President Donald Trump is known for boasting about having “the best words,” but Kellyanne Conway’s husband, attorney George Conway, is having none of it. On Friday, George Conway, who has been critical of the Trump administration even though his wife is a senior White House adviser, upped the ante by ripping the president’s oratorical skills. Conway’s post on Twitter linked to a Washington Post column by Henry Olsen that lambasted what he called Trump’s ”rambling and disjointed explanation” for why he is declaring a national emergency to fund a wall between the U.S. and Mexico. For Conway, the key quote...
  • Trump’s State of the Union address didn’t mention fixing Social Security. That’s a problem.

    02/15/2019 6:11:31 PM PST · by rintintin · 29 replies
    Wash Post ^ | Feb 11 2019 | Michelle Singletary
    President Trump delivered one of the longest State of the Union speeches, clocking in at 82 minutes. Trump covered a great number of issues, including the high cost of prescription drugs, the opioid crisis, estate taxes and a new government-wide initiative that will focus on the economic empowerment of women in developing countries. Although Trump didn’t talk about the $5.7 billion in funds he’s been demanding for a border wall, he spent a fair amount of time talking about illegal immigration. “My administration has sent to Congress a common-sense proposal to end the crisis on the southern border," Trump said....