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Donald Trump Making Inroads With Young
Voters—Economy a Key Issue
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Posted by Dreadnought 4/22/2024 1:52:33 AM Post Reply
The great Winston Churchill was reputed to have observed, "If a man at twenty is not a liberal, then he has no heart. If a man at forty is not a conservative, then he has no brain." That's an apocryphal statement, of course, but that doesn't mean it's untrue. Younger people tend to skew more politically to the left than their elders - at least, if you look at the broad strokes. But there is also a political pendulum that swings back and forth; as recently as the '80s, there was a trend wherein it was "hip" for young people with hippie-Boomer parents (full disclosure - not
CNN's New Poll on Trump Likability in
the Battleground States Is Likely to Trigger
Joe Biden
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Posted by Dreadnought 4/22/2024 1:49:36 AM Post Reply
When you talk about the 2024 race, a lot of it is going to come down to the battleground states. As the Real Clear Politics Average shows, former President Donald Trump is ahead in six of the seven states, with Joe Biden being ahead only in Pennsylvania--and not by much, 46.5 to 46. The only other one that's close is Wisconsin, where Trump is ahead by one point. On average, over all the battleground states, Trump is up by 2.8 percent. In the states other than Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, Trump is up three percentage points or more. On Friday, CNN's Harry Enten had some fascinating things to say
Iran Triumphant? replies
Posted by Dreadnought 4/22/2024 1:45:32 AM Post Reply
As the dust seems to be settling in the Middle East, who is coming out on top? Perhaps, Reuel Marc Gerecht and Ray Takeyh write in the Wall Street Journal, it is Iran. First, some history: Iran’s theocratic regime has to stand as the most successful imperial power in the Middle East since the British Empire. The comparison would offend the mullahs, but both managed to patrol large swaths of territory by relying on proxies—imperialism on the cheap. Soon after coming to power in 1979, Iran began putting together its collection of terrorists and militants. In Lebanon, it created Hezbollah, established a tight relationship with the Palestine Liberation Organization
White House Responds to Anti-Israel Protests
at Columbia University: ‘Antisemitic,
Unconscionable, Dangerous’
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Posted by Dreadnought 4/22/2024 1:38:35 AM Post Reply
The White House issued a statement in response to the ongoing anti-Israel protests and encampment taking place at Columbia University, describing them as being, “Antisemitic, unconscionable, and dangerous.” White House deputy press secretary Andrew Bates issued a statement on Sunday acknowledging that American citizens have the “right to peaceful protest,” while adding that “calls for violence and physical intimidation” against the Jewish community are unacceptable. In his statement, Bates said: While every American has the right to peaceful protest, calls for violence and physical intimidation targeting Jewish students and the Jewish community are blatantly Antisemitic, unconscionable, and dangerous – they have absolutely no place on any college campus, or anywhere
Why SCOTUS Will Toss 350 J6 Convictions replies
Posted by Garnet 4/22/2024 1:19:30 AM Post Reply
It’s unlikely that many Americans sat down with a second cup of coffee and listened to last Tuesday’s oral arguments before the Supreme Court in Fischer v. United States. Nonetheless, it was an edifying tutorial on how the Department of Justice abused a federal law in order to charge J6 rioters with a serious felony. The statute is part of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, passed in 2022 to prevent corporations from tampering with evidence to obstruct congressional inquiries or other official proceedings. For 19 years, the law was used only for that purpose. Then, in 2021, the DOJ redefined “official proceedings.”
Conservatives Rally Around Brandon Herrara
for Congress After Texas RINO Tony Gonzales
Slanders Top MAGA Lawmakers as “Neo-Nazis”
and Racists for Not Voting to Fund Foreign Wars
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Posted by Imright 4/22/2024 12:26:30 AM Post Reply
Following the vote on Saturday to fund the Ukraine War with $60 billion of borrowed money – Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-TX) went on CNN and did not hold back when attacking several of his Republican colleagues in Congress. Appearing on CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ with host Dana Bash, Gonzales discussed the recent passage of the multi-billion foreign aid package and the possibility that Speaker of the House Mike Johnson may be removed from office. Rather than taking a diplomatic tone in favor of party unity, the Texas Congressman unloaded on Reps. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Bob Good (R-VI), making various spurious allegations about their political and private lives.
Wild scenes from spring break gathering
along Savannah beach show topless fighting
and mounds of trash being washed into
the ocean
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Posted by Imright 4/22/2024 12:06:56 AM Post Reply
Spring break celebrations devolved into chaos at the annual Orange Crush gathering in Savannah as shocking videos show topless brawls and mounds of garbage washing into the ocean. The Orange Crush is a college spring break party on Tybee Island in the popular Georgia resort town. One video showed piles of trash along the coastline being swept into the ocean. Another video captured the shocking moment when a fight erupts on the beach's boardwalk as several women violently punch and scratch each other - and several have their tops fly off.
Democrats are using an infirm 81-year-old
Joe Biden to defraud the electorate
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Posted by Imright 4/21/2024 11:53:32 PM Post Reply
There was a macabre familiarity to the sight last week of a dead man in Brazil being wheeled into a bank by a greedy relative to sign a loan document. The woman is seen on social-media video talking to the corpse in the wheelchair while trying to hold up his floppy head with one hand. In her other hand she clutches a pen lodged between the dead man’s fingers as she attempts to sign documents to secure a loan of $3,250. “Uncle Paulo, are you listening?” the woman, named by CNN Brazil as Érika de Souza Vieira Nunes, tells the late Paulo Braga, 68. “Sign so you don’t give me any more headaches.
Trump Attorney Calls for Judge Overseeing
Hush Money Trial to be Dismissed
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Posted by Imright 4/21/2024 11:39:39 PM Post Reply
Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers are calling for the judge overseeing his hush money trial to be dismissed, claiming he could be compromised. Trump attorney David Schoen lashed out against New York City Judge Juan Merchan, insisting that he has no interest in playing fair. Schoen pointed out that Merchan’s daughter works at a campaign firm serving Democrat clients, claiming he would not be impartial to the former president. “The American Bar Association put out a thing last week or so, saying that the lawyers should be standing up for these judges. I don’t have an interest in standing up for a judge who shouldn’t be on a case,”
Biden Regime Sues Sheetz Convenience Stores
for Discrimination ONE DAY After Old Joe’s
Embarrassing Botched Photo Op at a Sheetz
Gas Station
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Posted by Imright 4/21/2024 11:36:22 PM Post Reply
President Trump is swarmed by supporters at fast food restaurants and bodegas where he spends a long time talking to them and reporters, as happened last Tuesday evening in Harlem. In contrast, 81 million vote getter Joe Biden stopped by a Sheetz gas station in Pittsburgh Wednesday afternoon and was greeted by total silence, save for one supporter who met him at the door with a hug. Video of Biden’s entrance shows two children and their mother seated, silently watching Biden, with the sound of the in-store music heard quite clearly over the small talk by Biden and the supporter.There were no cheers, no chants of “Four more years!” Just muzak.
UCLA study: Gay couples at greater risk
from climate change
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Posted by Beardo 4/21/2024 11:28:51 PM Post Reply
A new study out of UCLA says same-sex couples are at greater “risk of exposure to the adverse effects of climate change” than straight couples. These effects include “wildfires, floods, smoke-filled skies, and drought,” according to a report from KQED. Same-sex couples disproportionately live in coastal regions and cities, which are more vulnerable to such disasters. They’re also more likely “to live in areas with poor infrastructure, worse-built environments.” Washington DC, which rates high for “climate risks” such as heat waves, floods, and “dangerously strong winds,” has the greatest proportion of gay couples in the U.S. San Francisco ranks second, and also faces a high climate change risk.
Pure Evil: Michigan Caregiver Viciously
Beats Helpless 93-Year-Old Dementia Patient
Before Choking Her – Victim’s Daughter
Reveals How Family Caught the Attack on
Tape (VIDEO)
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Posted by JoElla Bee 4/21/2024 10:36:41 PM Post Reply
A horrifying video has emerged showing the moment an evil Michigan caregiver assaulted a 93-year-old dementia patient, and the victim’s daughter is speaking out. According to WEYI, the incident occurred at Landings of Genesee Valley in Flint, Michigan on April 4, but the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office obtained and released footage of the assault Thursday during a press conference.The sick footage shows the perpetrator repeatedly smashing a full diaper over the elderly woman’s head while she sits in her wheelchair and raises her arms.
Biden gave Iran yet another win by pressing
Israel to go easy on the terrorist state
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Posted by FlyRight 4/21/2024 10:04:06 PM Post Reply
With Israel facing overwhelming pressure from President Biden, its Friday retaliation against Iran was an exercise in minimalism. Jerusalem did cross one important Iranian red line, at whose mere mention the Biden administration has quailed. Bibi Netanyahu’s war cabinet authorized an overt attack against a target on the soil of Iran, which Israel had previously attacked only covertly. Point therefore made, albeit one that should have made many years ago. Beyond that, there is little to celebrate. Jerusalem’s riposte to Tehran’s massive April 13-14 missile-and-drone attack on Israel has solved nothing else substantive. Iran continues closing its “ring of fire” around Israel, which will likely now refocus on finishing Hamas.
Marijuana grow busted in Maine as feds
investigate trend in 20 states
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Posted by FlyRight 4/21/2024 10:01:45 PM Post Reply
The high electricity consumption of a home, its cardboard-covered windows and odor of marijuana drew law enforcement’s attention to an illicit grow operation off the beaten path in rural Maine. The bust of the home with a hidden grow operation and seizure of nearly 40 pounds (18 kilograms) of processed marijuana marked the latest example of what authorities describe as a yearslong trend of foreign nationals to exploit U.S. state laws that have legalized cannabis for recreational or medical use to produce marijuana for the illicit markets in the U.S.
New anti-Israel tent city takes over Columbia
University lawn days after NYPD raid as
activists vow to stay ‘forever’
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Posted by FlyRight 4/21/2024 10:00:16 PM Post Reply
A massive new anti-Israel tent city took over Columbia University on Sunday, just days after an NYPD raid cleared another intrusive encampment there and cuffed more than 100 protesters. At least 30 tents were sprawled across the Manhattan Ivy League school’s West Lawn along with piles of food and supplies as embattled university officials struggled to contain the growing crisis. The upheaval and threats to Jewish students have become so intolerable that a prominent rabbi at the prestigious school urged them Sunday to stay home — and university officials told them they could take classes online. “We are looking for our demands, and we are going to continue that,”
Former senior policy advisor to Obama
White House charged with child sex offences
in British court
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Posted by AltaD 4/21/2024 7:29:57 PM Post Reply
A former senior policy adviser to the Obama administration has appeared in court in Britain charged with child sex offences. Rahamim 'Rami' Shy, 46, who co-ordinated the US government's strategy to combat terrorists from Al Qaeda and the Taliban, is accused of arranging the commission of a child sex offence, court documents reveal. He is also charged with possession of two category C indecent images of children and possessing a prohibited image of a child. Shy, a US citizen, who lives in New Jersey, worked for the White House under president Barack Obama and secretary of state Hillary Clinton, was arrested in late February by Bedfordshire Police.
Schumer Getting Rid of Mayorkas Impeachment
Could Affect Democrats in November and Beyond
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Posted by Imright 4/21/2024 7:12:41 PM Post Reply
It was quite a memorable week for the Senate. With what narrow control the Democrats have, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) was able to spare impeached Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas from a trial. Although Mayorkas was impeached by the House in February, Schumer and his fellow Senate Democrats successfully dismissed the articles of impeachment. In doing so, it's not merely Mayorkas who is affected, but also vulnerable Senate Democrats up for reelection in 2024.
Photo: New York Home Depot Hires Guards
with German Shepherd to Deter ‘Aggressive’
Migrants and Thieves
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Posted by Imright 4/21/2024 7:05:51 PM Post Reply
A Home Depot in New Rochelle, New York, is taking drastic measures to ensure shoppers are safe from “aggressive” migrants and thieves. The store now has two guards wearing MSA security hats and bulletproof vests patrolling the parking lot, the New York Post said Sunday. But that is not all. The guards had a German shepherd with them. (X Photo) One of the guards the Post talked with said the company entered a contract recently. However, he noted that they do not allow the dog to bite anyone and also detailed some of the reasons why they were hired.
MTG belongs on MTV replies
Posted by Big Bopper 4/21/2024 6:38:16 PM Post Reply
There are some things to admire about firebrand Marjorie Taylor Greene, sometimes dubbed “MTG.” After earning a Business degree from the University of Georgia, she and her then-husband took over her father’s contracting business. She quit in a few years and began serious CrossFit training and co-founded a CrossFit gym. After becoming interested in politics, she won a seat in the House of Representatives. It goes downhill from there. She ran for Congress as a staunch supporter of Donald Trump, and won, but he didn’t return the favor; he did not endorse here.
House Dems slammed for waving Ukrainian
flag in chamber of US House: ‘Disgusting’
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Posted by OhioNick 4/21/2024 5:08:36 PM Post Reply
House Democrats have come under fire for waving the Ukrainian flag in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives during a vote to approve $60 billion in aid for the country’s defense. "Ukrainian flags fly in the chamber of the UNITED STATES House of Representatives as they vote to send more of your hard-earned money to a corrupt foreign regime," Sen Rand Paul, R-Ky., said in a post on X Saturday. "And just like that they shout ‘UKRAINE! UKRAINE!’ while happily working to secure Ukraine’s borders, not ours."
Supporting Israel is morally right and
politically smart
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Posted by Hazymac 4/21/2024 4:19:34 PM Post Reply
Many Jewish Americans preparing to celebrate the Passover holiday are still mourning the tragic loss of their brothers and sisters in Israel, who suffered unspeakable crimes at the hands of Hamas terrorists on Oct. 7. Much trauma was relived last weekend when Israel suffered an unprecedented direct attack from Iran. Regrettably, as time has passed since October, the Biden administration has increasingly chosen to sympathize less with the Israelis and more with those opposed to eliminating Hamas. The White House’s reaction to Iran’s attack, immediately urging Israeli restraint, was likewise troubling. President Joe Biden’s initial instincts displayed on Oct. 10,
China reportedly ‘expanding rapidly’
in the backyard of the United States
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Posted by Imright 4/21/2024 3:54:48 PM Post Reply
Just over 200 miles from the U.S. Virgin Islands, and less than a five-hour flight to Florida, the Caribbean island of Antigua is “about to be razed for a Chinese-run special economic zone.” According to leaked documents reviewed by Newsweek, the zone “will have its own customs and immigration formalities, a shipping port and a dedicated airline and will be able to issue passports. It will establish businesses offering everything from logistics to cryptocurrencies, facial surgery to ‘virology.'” “China, its state-owned companies and aligned private businesses are expanding rapidly in the island nation of Antigua and Barbuda and in other Caribbean countries in this strategic region long known as ‘America’s third border,’
Voices For a Return to God replies
Posted by Imright 4/21/2024 3:17:44 PM Post Reply
The need for a return to God is clearly evident in today’s deranged and dysfunctional world. It is a need, exceeding all others, that must be fulfilled in order to keep enemies of God from interfering with human life. Among them are men and women with top-heavy egos that make them apply their strength of mind and depth of soul to outplay the Creator instead of growing in wisdom. To the charge that raising voices against the excess of human tragedy in today’s world for having dismissed God is “irrational,” my response must be that intellectuals of that persuasion, having lost their way to the truth, continue to omit
Watch: Anti-Israel Protesters at Yale
Tear Down American Flag
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Posted by Imright 4/21/2024 3:14:20 PM Post Reply
Anti-Israel protesters at Yale University tore down an American flag on Friday night as they occupied the campus in what Jewish students have called an act of intimidation against them and against the university. The video circulated on social media on Saturday and Sunday, with kaffiyeh-clad activists whooping and cheering as they tore down the Stars and Stripes.(X's, Videos) Many anti-Israel protesters also hold anti-American views, and have also targeted Christian symbols. The Yale Daily News reported: On Saturday night, more than 500 protesters gathered in Beinecke Plaza, and at 12:18 a.m., protesters announced that no arrests would be made that night.
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