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Home Front: Culture Wars
Women’s March looks to counter anti-BDS laws in new policy agenda
[IsraelTimes] Document says that ’one of the biggest threats to speech today are the attempts to silence social movements, including those advocating for Paleostinian rights’.

The Women’s March is prioritizing efforts to fight legislation that would curb boycotts of Israel, a policy paper laying out the group’s agenda released this weekend shows.
Because what is happening to a small population halfway round the world that is voluntarily controlled by terrorist organizations is a uniquely female American concern.
During the Women’s March annual protest in Washington on Saturday, one of the organization’s national co-chairs, Linda Sarsour, mentioned this portion of the plank to uproarious applause.

Many other leaders at the rally used their speeches to try and calm fears among members of the Jewish community that the group was not inclusive toward Jews.

Sarsour, a Paleostinian-American activist, is one of the most high-profile backers of the BDS campaign against Israel.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/22/2019 01:32 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [77 views] Top|| File under:


Home Front: Politix
AOC says millennials like her believe 'the world is gonna end in 12 YEARS' if climate change is ignored
[Mail] Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said on Monday that ’the world is gonna end in 12 years’ if laws aren’t passed to address climate change and that it was ’immoral’ for billionaires to exist in the same country where people struggled to make ends meet.

During an interview with journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates at Riverside Church in Manhattan on Monday, the New York Congresswoman said she and other millennials view climate change as ’our World War II’

Coates invited Ocasio-Cortez, the Democratic socialist, to the special forum honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/22/2019 03:40 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [343 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Very true...idiots like her.
Posted by: Jim Cramer6666666 || 01/22/2019 4:27 Comments || Top||

#2  And its not immoral for elected officials from modest means leave office as millionaires?

"And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?" - Matthew 7:3
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/22/2019 7:17 Comments || Top||

#3  Might end sooner if the dems get someone intent on starting WW III into the White House.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/22/2019 8:32 Comments || Top||

#4  Well, "Occasional" you can start your WW II against climate change by not putting all the hot air into the environment. If you really want to do something useful, you might start your war by setting a good example by picking up trash people have tossed into the environment (no orange jump suit is required).
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/22/2019 9:03 Comments || Top||

#5  ...if laws aren’t passed to address climate change and that it was ’immoral’ for billionaires to exist in the same country where people struggled to make ends meet.

And there is the driving force behind "Climate Change".

Little more than wealth seizure by another name.
Posted by: DarthVader || 01/22/2019 9:27 Comments || Top||

#6  Problem is, to most of the left - corporate jet = AOK. Your wood burning stove or fire place = crime against the planet...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/22/2019 9:31 Comments || Top||

#7  Here's a question / challenge to all these douchenozzles who constantly hype the 'dangers' of global cooling / warming / 'Climate Change' - name me one prediction (like Al Gore saying ten years ago that the Artic would be ice free in ten years, etc.) that came true. Just one.
Posted by: Raj || 01/22/2019 9:53 Comments || Top||

#8  So when it doesn't end in 12 years will she finally STFU?

Didn't think so :(.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 01/22/2019 10:09 Comments || Top||

#9  There is never a shortage of the profoundly gullible.
Posted by: Cesare || 01/22/2019 10:24 Comments || Top||

#10  When I was a kid we feared the world would end in a nuclear holocaust, which is still far more likely than the global warming scenario. One guy I knew didn't believe he'd live past the age of 30 and so he lived his life that way. When he reached that age he didn't know what to do and he still doesn't except that he'd probably vote for the Cortex lady.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 01/22/2019 10:39 Comments || Top||

#11  Keep pushing and your world will.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/22/2019 10:52 Comments || Top||

#12  She is the new Kardashian. She is going to make a shit ton of money from politics.

Wait till she starts dating. Then you will see her 24/7
Posted by: Penguin_of_the_Desert || 01/22/2019 11:04 Comments || Top||

#13  For really interesting reading, go back to the Club of Rome's book "The Limits of Growth," which prophesied all sorts of doom and gloom (with specific dates, all well into the past century) due to global cooling. Didn't happen then--and those of us who are old enough to remember say, "Fool me once, shame on you...fool me twice, shame on me."
Posted by: Tom || 01/22/2019 11:51 Comments || Top||

#14  IMO, the best enviro invention ever was polywater. Closely followed by the Ozone depletion.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/22/2019 11:54 Comments || Top||

#15  She is the new Kardashian. She is going to make a shit ton of money from politics.
Wait till she starts dating. Then you will see her 24/7


Just wait until her sex tape leaks!
Posted by: DarthVader || 01/22/2019 12:02 Comments || Top||

#16  Every time I see pictures of Cortex, I am reminded of a braying donkey. I suppose that's fitting for a Democrat.

If I were a cartoonist, I'd draw a picture of her with donkey ears, hooves and a tail. That'd sure be fun.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 01/22/2019 12:24 Comments || Top||

#17  There you go Abu

Posted by: Beavis || 01/22/2019 12:31 Comments || Top||

#18  In a world upside down, Secretariat
And Big Red capture you with a lariat,
To be sorted by pace,
Capability, race,
And haul asses around in a chariot.
Posted by: Shomomp Poodle8636 || 01/22/2019 12:58 Comments || Top||

#19  Thank you, Beavis! That is exactly what I had in mind.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 01/22/2019 13:45 Comments || Top||


Joe Biden: GOP Stole Florida and Georgia Governorships with ‘Voter ID Laws'
[Breitbart] Former Vice President Joe Biden blamed Democrat losses in Florida and Georgia’s 2018 gubernatorial races on Republican-driven electoral fraud via "voter ID laws" that "keep people from being able to vote."

Biden also linked President Donald Trump to "white supremacists" and the "forces of hate" that led to the murder of Martin Luther King in 1968.

Biden made his allegations during Monday’s National Action Network’s annual breakfast in Washington, DC.‐ an organization founded and run by MSNBC’s Al Sharpton.

WATCH:
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/22/2019 03:20 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [223 views] Top|| File under:

#1  No worries Joe. Boxcar Abrams will be back! Next time, she'll EAT her way through Georgia
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/22/2019 3:25 Comments || Top||

#2  Again with the Freudian Projection about stealing.

Gee, Joe, try to get on an airplane without proper ID. Them's your rules.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/22/2019 7:19 Comments || Top||

#3  Slow Joe hasn't flown commercial in forever
Posted by: Frank G || 01/22/2019 7:33 Comments || Top||

#4  The family of Joe Biden, inventor of the lead paint chip salad, Braggart of Seal Team 6, announced on April 24, 1993, "after decades of neglect, grandpa Joe's brain was declared stone cold dead. His body will continue to live for some time. Please do not confuse his future actions on any semblance of intelligence or proof of life."
Posted by: Woodrow || 01/22/2019 8:07 Comments || Top||

#5  Very common practice in big American cities for dems to hand out packs of smokes on skid row on election day. I'm sure they didn't bother with IDs then either...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/22/2019 8:24 Comments || Top||

#6  Slow Joe is not known as the paragon of truth. There is case to made for Dem projection.
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/22/2019 8:37 Comments || Top||

#7  Gosh, Joe, too bad all those dead people and illegal aliens weren't allowed to vote.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 01/22/2019 10:41 Comments || Top||

#8  How dare the republicans force voters to only vote once. Its such a racist, bigoted, misogynistic idea...
Posted by: 49 Pan || 01/22/2019 10:48 Comments || Top||

#9  Pretty racist to assume that people of color can't manage to get proper ID. Then again the Dems are racists at heart, racists who assume that if such enlightened folk as themselves have racist thoughts others must be much worse
Posted by: rjschwarz || 01/22/2019 13:46 Comments || Top||


Trump says ‘no amnesty for Dreamers,’ warns Pelosi
[PRESSTV] US President Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
insists he will not allow "amnesty" for the young undocumented immigrants colonists, who were brought to the country as children amid an ongoing government shutdown.

"No, Amnesty is not a part of my offer," Trump tweeted on Sunday, referring to a set of proposals he had made in a White House address a day earlier to end the roughly-one-month-long shutdown.

The deal included giving about one million immigrants colonists a three-year protection from deportation in exchange for $5.7 billion in funding for a wall along the US southern border.

The one million comprises 700,000 of the young immigrants colonists, known as Dreamers, who remain protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and 300,000, who fled their countries and are facing the expiration of their "temporary protected status."

"It is a three year extension of DACA. Amnesty will be used only on a much bigger deal, whether on immigration or something else," Trump added.

The Democrats, who believe funding a wall is unnecessary, turned down the deal outright, saying it did not ensure permanent protections for the one million.

House of Representatives Speaker Nancy San Fran Nan Pelosi
Congresswoman-for-Life from the San Francisco Bay Area, born into a family of professional politicians. Formerly Speaker of the House, but it's not her fault they lost. Really. Noted for her heavily botoxed grimace...
called the offers "a compilation of several previously rejected initiatives, each of which is unacceptable and in total do not represent a good-faith effort to restore certainty to people’s lives."

Trump also threatened Pelosi, signaling that if his proposals remained unheeded by the Democrats, he could initiate a push for mass expulsion of illegal migrants colonists in the country.

"There will be no big push to remove the 11,000,000-plus people who are here illegally-but be careful Nancy!" he cautioned.
Posted by: Fred || 01/22/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [207 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Amnesty offsets 11,000,000+ Republican voters with Central American voters is the dream of the wicked witch of the west.
Posted by: Ebbavirt Clunk4147 || 01/22/2019 0:53 Comments || Top||

#2  A three-year extension of DACA *is* amnesty.
Posted by: Zhang Fei || 01/22/2019 4:49 Comments || Top||

#3  How about no amnesty for any crime by Democrat politicians?
Posted by: 3dc || 01/22/2019 7:00 Comments || Top||

#4  ...you can start with slavery, the Klan, and segregation.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/22/2019 8:30 Comments || Top||

#5  This Wicked Witch of the West has been in office since 1987; 17 terms. Part of her district is a garbage pit and a high crime area, drug-infested area with homeless sleeping on the streets. She is the poster child for term limits.

Trump is going to have to finish the wall without the Nancy's and the House Dem's blessing. She is not going to agree to anything Trump. This is a "tinkling" contest. I'm betting on Trump.
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/22/2019 8:35 Comments || Top||

#6  Trump seems to completely understand the "Lucy-with-the-football" nature of the DC creatures. Reagan got jobbed on immigration and that's been the template ever since. Trump doesn't want to play that game. Bully, sir. Bully!
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/22/2019 9:45 Comments || Top||

#7  A 3 year delay on deciding what to do about an issue is not amnesty. It's kicking the can down the road, and possibly making it worse, depending on who is President in 3 years (my bet would be on Trump again, but I could be wrong), but it is not amnesty. And by offering such an obviously generous deal that he knew that Pelosi would never take, he showed everyone who cares just how much of a ridiculous figure Pelosi is, and how she is refusing to even both to negotiate, whether in good faith or not. Making the offer was a brilliant decision. The worst case scenario for Trump when he made it was that they would accept and then his wall would be built and he would have clearly won the shutdown, having gotten his major objective delivered and having proposed the final compromise.
Posted by: Vernal Hatrack2366 || 01/22/2019 17:25 Comments || Top||



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