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Wednesday, 13 March 2019
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There’s an old joke about upper-class British anti-Semitism: It means someone who hates Jews more than is strictly necessary. Ilhan Omar, the freshman representative from Minnesota, more than meets the progressive American version of that standard. Like many self-described progressives, Omar does ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/13/2019 8:33 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 13 March 2019
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The last week or so has seen the Democrat party in the USA racked by controversy by the anti-semitic statements from two new members of Congress: Ilhan Abdullahi Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Harbi Tlaib of Michigan. Perhaps even more shocking than the statements that these two women made has been ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/13/2019 8:32 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 13 March 2019
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Leaders of two Christian ministries are sounding off on the anti-Semitic resolution that almost was, saying the version that ultimately made it to the floor of the House reflects not only the cowardice of Democratic leaders but also the "godlessness" that's taking over the party. On Thursday evening, ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/13/2019 8:30 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 13 March 2019
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi answered questions about the controversial anti-Semitic comments from freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar at her weekly press briefing Thursday morning.  Pelosi said "she may need to explain" what she meant but "I feel confident that her words were not based on any anti-Semitic attitude." "She ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/13/2019 8:28 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 13 March 2019
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Nancy Pelosi doesn’t turn away from a fight, but turned away from a fight with Omar. That tells you how serious the situation is. The repeated antisemitic comments from Democrat Representative Ilhan Omar, while condemnable, are all too familiar to those of us who have closely followed the anti-Israel ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/13/2019 8:25 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Tuesday, 12 March 2019
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Generation Z has a more positive view of the word "socialism" than previous generations, and — along with millennials — are more likely to embrace socialistic policies and principles than past generations, according to a new Harris Poll given exclusively to Axios. Why it matters: The word "socialism" ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/12/2019 8:26 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 11 March 2019
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Sometimes if you fight hard enough and refuse to back down, no matter the odds, your truth is vindicated and prevails! For twenty years I have been labeled a conspiracy theorist, scaremonger, extremist, dangerous, nut case. I’ve been denied access to stages, major news programs, and awarded tin foil ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/11/2019 8:39 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 6 March 2019
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The mother of soak-the-rich Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she was forced to flee the Big Apple and move to Florida because the property taxes were so high. “I was paying $10,000 a year in real estate taxes up north. I’m paying $600 a year in Florida. It’s stress-free down here,” Blanca ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/06/2019 11:01 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 6 March 2019
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Not ready for prime time. That was the consensus reaction to the Green New Deal, released last month by freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. The Economist called the proposal “deeply unserious.” A Washington Post editorial labeled it as “fantasy.” New York Times columnist David Brooks wrote ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/06/2019 11:00 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 6 March 2019
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Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants to save the planet with her Green New Deal, but she keeps tripping over her own giant carbon footprint. “We’re like, ‘The world is going to end in 12 years if we don’t address climate change,’ ” the progressive darling said in January, speaking of herself ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/06/2019 10:58 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 6 March 2019
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and a top aide appear to control an outside PAC credited with being the central force behind her June 2018 primary victory. One former Federal Election Commission member thinks there would be a “serious investigation” if a complaint were filed, noting that the probe could ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/06/2019 10:57 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 6 March 2019
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The co-founder of environmental activist group Greenpeace tore apart New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal on Twitter Monday. Patrick Moore began his online feud with Ocasio-Cortez on Saturday, and since then, his tweets have attracted the attention of both opponents ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/06/2019 10:56 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Tuesday, 26 February 2019
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In recent history, self-described conservatives have generally outnumbered liberals by a ratio of 1 1/2 or 2 to 1. According to Gallup’s latest survey, that gap has narrowed. Conservatives had a 21-point edge in 2004; that is down to nine points today. The state-by-state breakdown is interesting. ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/26/2019 8:32 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 25 February 2019
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Last week, an enterprising conservative political consultant unearthed evidence that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) may have hired her boyfriend, Riley Roberts, to work in Congress. This news actually unraveled a far bigger story of corruption, however. As it turns out, a political group helping ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/25/2019 8:36 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 25 February 2019
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US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez scrambled Sunday to explain why neighbors at her listed Bronx address never saw her there — and ended up claiming she recently relocated to a larger place nearby. The day after The Post reported that residents said they had never seen her around — and she ducked questions ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/25/2019 8:35 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 13 February 2019
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On Wednesday, Netflix purchased the rights to Sundance Film Festival Audience Winner film "Knock Down The House." The film followed four progressive candidates who challenged incumbents during the 2018 midterm elections. And the star of the documentary was none other than Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/13/2019 10:02 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 13 February 2019
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(CNSNews.com) - Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D.-N.Y.) sent out a series of Tweets on Saturday night condemning what she sees as systemic injustice in the U.S. justice system. “All too often, our criminal justice system—from tickets to convictions—is treated as a game, where the one racks up the ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/13/2019 10:00 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 13 February 2019
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This isn’t about the Green New Deal, but we’ll get to that later today. It still has to deal with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and her ongoing crusade against Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Her push to abolish ICE is partially what fueled her meteoric rise to Washington. Ocasio-Cortez ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/13/2019 9:58 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 6 February 2019
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There were many great moments from Tuesday night’s State of the Union address, but one of the best may have been President Donald Trump dashing leftist dreams of abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement. ICE, as you probably know, has been in the cross-hairs of several prominent Democrats over ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/06/2019 9:29 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 6 February 2019
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During his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Donald Trump took a moment to honor both a Holocaust survivor in the audience and the American soldier and World War II veteran who helped free him. “Joshua Kaufman was a inmate at Dachau,” the president introduced him. “He remembers watching ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/06/2019 9:24 AM by Bobbie Patray
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