Issues, Politics

Political Activists Plan DC Protests

This year’s Independence Day festivities in the nation’s capital will be marked by political activists opposing each other with a “Demand Free Speech” rally, pitting the Proud Boys who rally against Antifa and their ilk, including Black Lives Matter D.C. and Sanctuary DMV. The irony for the Left is thick in that they’ll be protesting against free political speech for conservatives on the day we celebrate political freedom.

Here’s more from Stamford Advocate…

The apolitical fireworks fest that typically marks Independence Day in the District of Columbia will be upended this week by protests that include a faceoff between activist groups two days after President Donald Trump addresses the nation from the Lincoln Memorial.

Demonstrations will begin Thursday with a flag burning, a senior citizens’ singalong and the unveiling of “Baby Trump,” a scowling, orange-faced balloon best known for its flights over London protests.

They will continue into Saturday as several right-wing demonstrators, including members of the Western-chauvinist Proud Boys group, host a rally in Freedom Plaza – met by a coalition of progressive groups to show the District is “no place for white supremacists,” organizers of the All Out D.C. counterprotest said.

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Big govt, Issues

Ilhan Omar’s Lawyer: “Hard to Explain Two Marriages”

Ilhan Omar’s questionable marriages/immigration fraud scheme are again in the headlines, with her lawyer now struggling to make a credible argument on her behalf. “I’m not legally married to two people, but I am legally married to one and culturally married to another” is how her campaign spokesman tried to explain away the scandal in August 2016 regarding information that she married her brother while still married to her husband, Ahmed Abdisalan Hirsi, marrying and apparently divorcing in their “faith tradition.” Meanwhile, there remains no record on file for the first marriage while “husband 2” (her brother) is well documented. Of course, potential investigations are being shut down by accusations of “Islamaphobia.”

Here’s more from Spectator…

I’m not legally married to two people, but I am legally married to one and culturally married to another.’ That’s how Ilhan Omar’s campaign spokesman Ben Goldfarb summarized Omar’s conjugal arrangements in an email in August 2016, when Omar was running for Congress and her advisers were trying to stifle allegations of double marriage — with a man alleged to be her brother.

Omar supplied this email to the Minnesota Campaign and Public Disclosure Board’s investigation into her campaign financing. That investigation concluded on June 6 by ordering Omar to refund $3,500 in misused campaign funds, and to pay a $500 fine. It also revealed that in 2014 and 2015, Omar may have broken federal and state law by filing a joint tax return with her husband Ahmed Abdisalan Hirsi — when she was married to another man.

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Issues

“Hail Satan” Opening “Prayer” Prompts Walkouts in Alaska

Satanic Temple member Iris Fontana declared “Hail Satan” as part of her opening prayer at a government meeting open to the public in Alaska and was quickly met with protests and walkouts by attendees. “That which will not bend, must break, and that which can be destroyed by truth should never be spared as demise. It is done, hail Satan,” Fontana said to open the meeting, according to local radio station KSRM. This “prayer” was the result of the Alaska Supreme Court’s ruling last year allowing anyone to offer invocations, even devil worshippers. So much for “separation of church and state.”

Here’s more from The Hill…

Several attendees at a government meeting open to the public in Alaska walked out in protest after an opening prayer praised Satan.

The Associated Press reports the prayer, where a woman declared “Hail Satan,” was given by Satanic Temple member Iris Fontana, who won the right to open the meeting with an invocation of her choice.

“That which will not bend, must break, and that which can be destroyed by truth should never be spared as demise. It is done, hail Satan,” Fontana said to open the meeting, according to local radio station KSRM.

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Abortion, Big govt, Issues, Politics

Rhode Island Jumps on Abortion Bandwagon

Rhode Island just became the latest state to allow abortion up until birth if deemed “necessary for the health or life of the mother.” “The new law says the state will not restrict the right to an abortion prior to fetal viability or afterward if an abortion is necessary for the health or life of the mother,” the Associated Press reported. “It repeals older state abortion laws deemed unconstitutional by the courts. The bill was approved Wednesday in the Senate 21 to 17 after two hours of debate, then in the House 45 to 29 after a half hour debate.” One Democrat, Bridget Valverde, defended the legislation by calling birth a “traumatic experience,” while abortion continues to be referred to as “health care.”

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

New York Democrats kicked off 2019 by passing the most radical abortion bill in U.S. history, which erased the state’s limitation on abortion of 24 weeks, allowing abortion up until birth to protect the mother’s health, including mental health, and entirely removed abortion from the penal code. Other blue states are now following suit with their own aggresively “pro-choice” bills, citing the chance of the repeal of Roe v. Wade as the impetus.

On Wednesday, Rhode Island joined New York as another blue state that allows abortion up until birth if deemed “necessary for the health or life of the mother,” The Associated Press reports.

“The new law says the state will not restrict the right to an abortion prior to fetal viability or afterward if an abortion is necessary for the health or life of the mother,” AP reports. “It repeals older state abortion laws deemed unconstitutional by the courts.

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Abortion, Issues, Politics

Waskom, Texas, Declares Itself “Sanctuary City” for the Unborn

The small city of Waskom, Texas, declared itself a “sanctuary city” for the unborn after it unanimously passed a resolution virtually outlawing abortion of any kind within its city limits. The ordinance specifically declares “Roe vs. Wade and other laws permitting abortion ‘to be unconstitutional usurpations of judicial power, which violate both the Tenth Amendment the Republican Form of Government Clause, and are null and void in the City of Waskom.” City leaders hope to be sued over the measure in order to take their case before the Supreme Court. If the Waskom move catches on, look for dozens more cities around the U.S.-largely in the South-to get in on the action.

Here’s more from Washington Examiner…

The local government in a small Texas city on the border with Louisiana has declared itself a “sanctuary city” for the unborn.

The city of Waskom, Texas passed a resolution Tuesday virtually outlawing abortion of any kind within the limits of the city of less than 3,000 people.

“Sanctuary city,” is the official term for American cities that have publicly said they will not cooperate with federal immigration officials looking to find and deport illegal migrants.

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Immigration, Issues

AFRICANS Wade into Texas

A new video from Customs and Border Protection confirms that it’s not just Central Americans fleeing alleged “gang violence” to breach our borders. The video shows the “first large group”-116 in total-from Angola, Cameroon, and Congo wading across the Rio Grande River into the United States.”Large groups present a unique challenge for the men and women of the Del Rio Sector,” Chief Raul Ortiz said in a news release. “This large group from Africa further demonstrates the complexity and severity of the border security and humanitarian crisis at our Southwest border.” As for that river being a “natural barrier,” it barely reached the adults’ waists.

Here’s more from The American Mirror…

A group of illegals from Angola, Cameroon and Congo waded across the Rio Grande River and into the United States, video from Customs and Border Protection shows.

The video shows male and female adults walking through the water and into Texas, several with children on their shoulders.

The attempted invasion occurred on Thursday, according to the agency.

The river — or “natural barrier” — was so shallow, the surface didn’t reach the adults’ waists.

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Big govt, Issues, Politics

Ocasio-Cortez Blames Republicans For Pitting “Jew” Against “Muslim”

Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) apparently forgot world history during her speech at the first ever Congressional Islamic Iftar dinner Monday night. She used the opportunity to dismiss millennia of fighting between the two religions and instead blame Republicans who fear “fellowship.” “Right now there’s an effort…[Republicans] pitting communities against one another that have never and have no business being pitted against one another,” Ocasio-Cortez told her audience. “This is just the template. They try to import that division.” Because, you know, Jews and Muslims have never been in conflict before. AOC might consider sticking to garbage disposals rather than complex political subjects.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said on Monday night at the first-ever Congressional Islamic iftar dinner that Republicans are responsible for pitting “Jew” against “Muslim” and “citizen” against “immigrant.”

Ocasio-Cortez: GOP Led By Mad King Wants To ‘Dismantle Our Democracy Into A Creepy Theological Order’

Ocasio-Cortez made the remarks after Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) delivered tame comments at the event after facing months of controversy over their deeply held anti-Semitic beliefs.

Ocasio-Cortez said that she believes all prayer went to the same place, “up,” and that Republicans “fear” that “fellowship.”

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Big govt, Issues

Pelosi Invites Anti-Israel Imam to Pray on House Floor

New York Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin called out Nancy Pelosi this week for inviting an anti-Semitic Texas imam to deliver a call to prayer on the House floor last week. “Either the speaker’s office did not vet this imam at all, or worse, they did vet the imam and then decided that it would have been OK for the imam to come onto the floor of the House of Representatives anyway,” Representative Zeldin told “Fox & Friends.” Imam Omar Suleiman has repeatedly supported the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas, going so far as to refer to the Israeli government as “Nazis.” The ironies are too numerous to count, but rest assured the Democrats aren’t winning any new Jewish votes in 2020.

Here’s more from Fox News…

Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., told “Fox & Friends” on Sunday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., had made “a bad call” by allowing a Texas imam with a history of anti-Israel comments to deliver the noon prayer in the House of Representatives last week.

“Either the speaker’s office did not vet this imam at all, or worse, they did vet the imam and then decided that it would have been OK for the imam to come onto the floor of the House of Representatives anyway,” said Zeldin. “It’s a bad call to have this person. It’s horrible judgment, and after the 2019 that we’ve had so far, where members of their own caucus are pushing anti-Semitism and anti-Israel hate, it was a bad judgment.”

The imam, Omar Suleiman of Irving, Texas, was introduced by Pelosi before he delivered the prayer from the rostrum on Thursday. He had been invited to speak by Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas.

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Culture, Issues

Woke NBA Announces Gender Gap Agenda

Progressive NBA commissioner Adam Silver just got ahead of the Social Justice Warriors curve with a new declaration putting into place a gender quota for hiring coaches and referees. Silver announced the new “goal” of a 50-50 male to female hiring ratio, bemoaning that the referee position has been “so male-dominated for so long.” “We have a program too. There’s no reason why women shouldn’t be coaching men’s basketball,” Silver said.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

While the commissioner of the NFL is frequently criticized by the sports media for not being progressive enough, the commissioner of the NBA, Adam Silver, enjoys a sterling reputation for standing on the woke side of social justice issues. His recent declaration about a gender quota for both coaches and referees is sure to only help his progressive credentials.

At an event Thursday hosted by The Economic Club of Washington, D.C., Silver touted his new “goal” for the league he helms: a 50-50 male to female hiring ratio for both coaches and referees.

Speaking about referees currently in the league, Silver lamented that the position has been “so male-dominated for so long.” His new goal: that half of the new referees hired by the league will be women.

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Issues, Politics

Libs Now Want to Deface Mt. Rushmore

We all knew the statues were the first step, but “traumatized” liberals are now claiming to be triggered by a mountain… or to be more specific, the face of President Thomas Jefferson on Mt. Rushmore. According to some Hofstra University students, the writer of the Declaration of Independence is the poster child of a “culture of bias and discrimination.” They have even formed a committee dubbed Jefferson Has Gotta Go (JGG) with the help of Planned Parenthood and community organizers in Hempstead, New York. According to a report from CampusReform.org, the Jefferson statue on campus has already been defaced with “DECOLONIZE” and “Black Lives Matter” signs and stickers.

Here’s more from World Tribune…

The Left’s attack on history is expanding well beyond the removal of Confederate statues.

To some students at Hofstra University, Thomas Jefferson, who wrote the Declaration of Independence, represents a “culture of bias and discrimination.” The students are demanding a statue of Jefferson be removed from the university.

Some at a northern California public high school – specifically George Washington High School – are calling for a mural of the school’s namesake and U.S. founding father to be removed in order to ease the suffering of students who are “traumatized” by its presence.

According to CampusReform.org, the Jefferson statue “has been the center of controversy” on the Hofstra campus in Hempstead, New York.

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