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NY Democrats accusing one another of racism after gerrymander debacle

The New York Democratic Party’s redistricting battle has worsened by the day and on Wednesday descended into a racial furor among Congress members.

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    'Squad' members introduce resolution calling Israel founding 'catastrophe'

    Members of the "Squad" of far-left House lawmakers have called on the US government to describe the events surrounding Israel's founding with the Palestinian term "Nakba," an Arabic word meaning "catastrophe."

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    ‘Green New Deal’ plan will cost NYers 'hundreds of billions'

    New Yorkers will have to pay "hundreds of billions of dollars" in higher utility bills due to the state's “Green New Deal”-inspired plan, according to a top energy regulatory official -- who accused lawmakers of hiding the true cost of the bill.

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    FBI Used Terrorism Laws to Investigate 'Dozens' of 'Concerned Parents' Who Attended School Board Meetings

    Whistleblowers told GOP members of the House Judiciary Committee that "dozens" of parents were investigated using counterterrorism tools at the FBI's disposal.

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    Biden's big jobs lie is another sign he won't right the US economy

    Zero jobs have been created, just pre-pandemic ones restored. Meanwhile, the workforce is shrinking, with millions of once-employed Americans no longer trying to work.

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    Biden’s Advisers Are Developing Plans for the Day Roe Is Overturned

    When President Joe Biden received a telephone call from his chief of staff late Monday alerting him to a near-unprecedented leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion, he decided not to act right away.

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    Victor Davis Hanson: Tearing Down the Silicon Valley Wall

    Elon Musk has finally managed to buy Twitter. And the moment he did, the enraged Left flipped out. Abruptly leftists began trashing their favorite electronic…

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    Biden administration will appeal ruling lifting mask mandate on travel

    As you already knew, the mask mandate appeal is all about control.

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    Why Are So Many Democrats Coming Down With COVID?

    But the real super spreader event occurred on Saturday night at the annual Gridiron Dinner as more than a dozen politicians and media types have all reported

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    Exposed: The Russian Companies That Will Get Billions From New Iran Nuclear Deal

    Several of Russia’s top state-controlled nuclear companies stand to gain billions of dollars in revenue as part of a new nuclear accord with Iran that will waive sanctions on these firms so they can build up Tehran’s nuclear infrastructure, according to a

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    CNN, MSNBC Primetime COVER-UP WashPost Confirming Hunter Scandals

    On Wednesday, the Washington Post finally got around to confirming what the rest of us have known since the fall of 2020: the Biden family is corrupt and Hunter Biden is the funnel for international funds and is involved with other illegal activities (her

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    'Not Something I Want to Do': Trump Says He Is Not Interested in Becoming Speaker of the House

    Former President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he does not have any desire to take House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-CA) place as the leader of the chamber should Republicans retake

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    Jen Psaki Suddenly Tight Lipped About Hunter Biden’s Emails After New York Times Finally Confirms

    White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday refused to comment on the New York Times' "confirmation" that emails from Hunter Biden's laptop are authentic…

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    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the correlation between fossil fuel extraction and the abduction of indigenous women is all too overlooked

    Correlation is not causation.

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    Profiles in Leadership: Canada's Justin Trudeau vs. Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky

    Volodymyr Zelenskyy is showing the world that freedom can be fought for anywhere in the world.

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    'World becomes less safe every time the US fails to show strength'

      No less than three United States congressional delegations have visited Israel within the last two weeks – two Democrat

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    Biden's Appeasement of Putin Was Years in Making

    Trump's foreign policy was successful. Biden's appeasement of Russia and of Putin, on the other hand, has been a 15-year project.

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    Kyiv Bombarded by Rockets Overnight, Reports of Fighting In Suburbs

    The Ukrainian capital of Kyiv was hit by rocket strikes overnight, with reports of fighting in its suburbs on Friday morning.

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    Are We Done With Democrats' Irrational Covid Mandates?

    When people complain about “compliance costs,” they’re usually lamenting hundreds of billions of dollars spent unproductively by businesses forced to deal with ever more red tape. It hinders growth and undermines prosperity.

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    Victor Davis Hanson: Joe Biden, Alchemist?

    Medieval alchemists sought to turn base metals into precious metals like gold. The more the alchemists bumped into the reality that gold was an element…

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    San Francisco Promotes Illegal Drug Use, Overdose Deaths 'Skyrocket'

    San Francisco launched a “bizarre medical experiment” in which the city helps the homeless use illegal drugs. Environmental and urbanization writer Michael Shellenberger notes that since t...

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    CNN, MSNBC, NYT, WaPo completely avoid Johns Hopkins study finding COVID lockdowns ineffective

    A new study concluding lockdowns 'should be rejected as a pandemic policy instrument' was ignored by the vast majority of the liberal media.

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    Ukraine and the American crack-up

      From Washington to Berlin to Warsaw to Kyiv, everyone says that only Russian President Vladimir Putin knows what he

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    Why Putin Has Not Been Deterred

    Americans want an autonomous Ukraine to survive. They hope the West can stop Russian President Vladimir Putin’s strangulation of both Ukraine and NATO.

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    'Cobra Kai' Is Netflix's No. 1 Because It's Anti-Woke

    The most important lesson from 'Cobra Kai' is that there are no freebies in sports or in life, and positive outcomes are earned, not given.

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    Emails Shows Fauci More Concerned With 'International Harmony' Than Finding the Origins of the Virus

    Fauci was more concerned with upsetting "international harmony" by releasing speculation about a lab leak from Wuhan

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    Victor Davis Hanson: Conspiracies as Realities, Realities as Conspiracies

    American politics over the last half decade has become immersed in a series of conspiracy charges leveled by Democrats against their opponents that, in fact…

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    The Democrats' Exploitation of January 6 Gives Away Their Game

    This year, Jan. 6 will be commemorated with all the ballyhoo and rigmarole Democrats and their media allies can muster.

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    6 Stories The Media Ignored This Month

    One of the easiest ways to confirm media bias is this: Did you ever notice that, of all the stories in the world, the legacy media outlets cover the exact same handful of topics each night? Each one may have a few exclusive details or interviews, but the stories rarely change.

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    Who’s running, Joe? Biden says ‘Trump’ 24 times during Va. stump for McAuliffe

    President Biden on Tuesday seemed fixated on former President Donald Trump in a Virginia stump speech for Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic candidate for governor.

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    Philadelphia to Ban Police Stops For Minor Traffic Violations

    If you have a broken brake light or headlight in Philadelphia, you no longer have to worry that you'll be pulled over by police.

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    Republican Lawmakers Demolish Democrats’ ‘Big Lie’ That Arizona Audit Proved Biden Won the Election

    Ever since the final report of the Arizona audit was released last month, Democrats and their allies in the corporate media have pushed a false narrative…

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    The Leadership Deficit Doom Loop

    Bleak days. The border, murder rates, inflation, Afghanistan, the pandemic—things are not going well. The president’s job approval rating continues its slide. Congress squabbles over government funding, debt ceilings, and budget reconciliation, while pund

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    Blue State Blues: Democrats Drop the Pretense That They Support Israel

    Pelosi's concession to AOC and the Squad in dropping Iron Dome funding from the budget resolution is proof Democrats won't support Israel.

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    US handed out blank copies of visas in Afghanistan, setting terrorists up: Ex-FBI agent

    A former FBI special agent who tracked counterterrorism cases warned that terrorists in Afghanistan stand a high chance of being able to walk right onto U.S.-bound planes as a result of the Biden administration's dissemination of blank visa papers through

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    Biden Slammed After Looking At Watch During Dignified Transfer Of 13 Slain Troops: ‘Late For Your Nap?’

    President Joe Biden faced criticism on Sunday for looking at his watch while he attended the dignified transfer of the 13 U.S. troops who were killed during an ISIS terrorist attack on the airport in Kabul late last week.

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    The Worst Presidential Dereliction in Memory

    Gen. Mark Milley is right. “There’ll be plenty of time to do AARs,” or after-action reports, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a

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    Why Is the FDA Attacking a Safe, Effective Drug?

    Ivermectin is a promising Covid treatment and prophylaxis, but the agency is denigrating it.

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    Why the US should NOT appoint an "Islamophobia envoy"

    Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

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    Netanyahu Blasts Biden on His Way Out of Office

    On Sunday, outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted Joe Biden and his approach to Iran in his final address to parliament, revealing that the Biden administration wanted him to keep...

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    The Media Didn’t ‘Get It Wrong’ On Lafayette Park, They Lied To America — And They’re Still Lying

    On June 1, 2020 and afterward, corporate media didn't simply get it wrong, they flagrantly and shamelessly lied to Americans in order to hurt the president.

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    The Mask Is an Outward Sign of Inward Things

    The COVID mask isn’t exclusively an outward sign of inward things — it is also, in some circumstances, a practical tool to prevent the spread of the infection. But those who understand the mask as a tribal identifier and a sign of righteousness are not go

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    Biden Praises 'Fighter' Tlaib After She Publicly Confronts Him on Israel

    President Joe Biden praised Rep. Rashida Tlaib Tuesday, despite her repeated criticism of the president failing to criticize Israel.

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    Former FDA Head: Mask Mandates Should End In ‘Wholesale Fashion,’ Officials Need To Rollback Restrictions To Keep ‘Integrity’

    Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former commissioner of the FDA, said Sunday on that COVID-19 related restrictions, including mask mandates, should be lifted in "wholesale fashion" as the risk of the virus plummets.

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    USAID Failed to Ensure Palestinian Aid Dollars Kept from Terrorists, GAO Says

    The United States Agency for International Development is downplaying the significance of a recent government oversight report highlighting the agency’s failure to ensure that taxpayer aid dollars sent to the Palestinian government did not ultimately make

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    Open Borders: An Assault on Common Sense

    “We hold these truths to be self-evident…”
    So begins one of the most pivotal pronouncements in the advancement of human liberty. With those words, Thomas...

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    Left-Wingers Turn in a Disgusting Performance Following Rush Limbaugh's Death

    No one should have expected anything else.

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    Biden Will Return U.S. To Anti-Israel UN Human Rights Council

    On Monday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced that the Biden administration will return the U.S. to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). Blinken

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    ‘That’s Not Actually News’: Tucker Hilariously Criticizes Shepard Smith’s Report About Maskless Florida Store

    Tucker Carlson poked fun at CNBC anchor Shepard Smith for running a segment about customers and employees without face masks in a Naples, Florida store.

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    The Spirit of 1776 | National Review

    Joe Biden versus a proper understanding of American history.

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    Deputy Homeland Security Secretary: Pelosi Asked For ‘Crew-Manned Machine Guns’ In Washington

    Ken Cuccinelli told Fox News' "The Story" on Tuesday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked for "crew-manned machine guns" to be a part of security forces.

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    Rage at Capitol assault makes excuses for summer riots all the more disgraceful

    Wednesday’s mob assault on Capitol Hill was shocking and brazen: Hundreds of MAGA-hat-wearing rioters broke into the seat of American democracy. They...

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    Janice Dean: The tragic rise of Andrew Cuomo amid COVID-19 -- a real American crisis

    I believe the deaths of thousands of seniors who have died from COVID in New York could’ve been prevented.

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    I'm a former CIA agent: Iran was behind Lockerbie and should be made to pay

    Despite former US AG Barr's claims, Libya did not carry out the horrific 1988 bombing of a plane over Scotland. The US should bring Iran to justice now

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    Will The Supreme Court Defend Religious Liberty From Pandemic Tyrants?

    A second challenge to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s discriminatory COVID rules that targeted Orthodox Jews provides a crucial test for the new Supreme Court.

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    644 New Yorkers Dead From COVID Since Andrew Cuomo Published Book About Pandemic

    More than 600 New Yorkers have died of COVID-19 since October 13, the release date of Andrew Cuomo's self-congratulatory book about his pandemic leadership.

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    Victor Davis Hanson: The Disinformationists | National Review

    Pollsters were widely wrong in 2016. Yet they learned nothing about their flawed methodologies. So how do they remain credible after 2020?

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    Media has a meltdown as Biden fails to deliver a landslide

    Ever sat next to somebody who’s afraid to fly? That combination of freaking out, embarrassment and asking when the drinks cart would come around again was what we all saw in the lefty telepundit class last night.

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    Kamala Harris: We will restore aid to Palestinians, renew ties - The Jerusalem Post

    The statement from Harris comes as many observers in the Middle East will be watching the outcome of the 2020 US election.

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    Give ’Em Hell, Donald | RealClearPolitics

    He probably won’t admit it, and may not know it, but President Trump has ripped a page from the Harry Truman Playbook
    Like Truman, who trailed badly in the polls in 1948, Trump is out on the...

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    Biden's Former Ukraine Adviser Now Works on 'Content Regulation,' 'Election Integrity' for Facebook

    How could someone who worked for the Democratic nominee fairly judge content to maintain 'election integrity'?

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    Telemundo Deletes Twitter Poll following VP Debate After Kamala Gets CRUSHED by Pence 74% to 26%

    It was very clear last night that Democrat Kamala Harris got crushed by Vice President Mike Pence in the vice presidential debate. This was despite the liberal moderator and the slanted questions that were all in her favor. The difference was Kamala Harri

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    An achievement that will be taught in the diplomacy books

    The peace agreements between Israel, the UAE and Bahrain are an economic, diplomatic and strategic breakthrough. On the economic front,

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    Serbia-Kosovo agreement results from Trump's different brand of diplomacy

    The two countries have signed a brokered commitment to achieve economic normalization between their peoples and governments.

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    Salon Owner Shreds Pelosi’s Claim That She Was ‘Set Up’: She Set Appointment; Has Been ‘Coming In For Quite A While’

    San Francisco salon owner Erica Kious disputed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) claim that she was “set up” by the salon this week when she broke COVID-19 restrictions and got her hair done at the salon, saying that Pelosi was the one

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    Here’s how the Left is trying to downplay the inspiring pardon of Jon Ponder by President Trump

    Tuesday during the Republican National Convention, President Trump pardoned Jon Ponder, and the Left really had to stretch to make such an inspiring story into something bad while acknowledging it was the right thing to do. President Trump pardons Jon Pon

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    The Fragility of the Liberal Democracies and the Challenge of Totalitarianism

    There is a short distance between “peaceful demonstrations” and mob violence, civil war, and regime change. - The Fragility of the Liberal Democracies and the Challenge of Totalitarianism - Joel Fishman

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    Twitter defends blocking Trump tweets but not Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei

    A Twitter spokeswoman has defended the company's decision to block and restrict tweets from President Trump but not those of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei.

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    'A Win for Sanity' -- Trader Joe's Now Denies Being Racist

    Trader Jose's lives on.

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    Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain dies at 74 from coronavirus complications

    Herman Cain, the former Republican presidential candidate and affable business magnate, died Thursday after being hospitalized for coronavirus.  

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    The ADL’s Disgrace

    It’s hard to think of a more prominent anti-Semite in American public life over the last 30 years than the Rev. Al Sharpton.

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    Mayor Bill de Blasio's Roots in Anti-Semitic Left Come Home to Roost

    Bill de Blasio began his career in New York City politics with David Dinkins whose administration’s policies were responsible for the city’s first pogrom against the Jewish community of Crown Heights.

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    China Is Censoring Research on COVID-19 Origins, Deleted Page on Wuhan University Website Suggests

    The university said that studies "can only be published after the review by the Ministry of Science and Technology."

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    Trump admin weighs legal action over alleged Chinese hoarding of PPE

    Leading US manufacturers of medical safety gear told the White House that China prohibited them from exporting their products from the country as the coronavirus pandemic mounted.

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    As Bernie Sanders Pushed for Closer Ties, The Soviet Union Spotted Opportunity

    Previously unseen documents from a Soviet archive show how hard Mr. Sanders worked to find a sister city in Russia when he was a mayor in the 1980s. Moscow saw a chance for propaganda.

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    13 Key Takeaways From Trump's Epic State Of The Union Address

    The decision to be hostile throughout the State of the Union caused Democrats to look petty, particularly as President Trump spoke of big successes.

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    Can't Make This Up... New York State Is Now Mandating "Stargazing Permits" For Looking At The Sky

    Imagine this: You’re out with your family in one of the parks in New York state where you can actually see the stars when it gets dark. You look up in the sky, see a constellation, and you point upwards to show your kids. Along comes a park ranger demandi

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    Obama Passed the Buck. Trump Refused to Play. – Tablet Magazine

    In the wake of the targeted killing of Iranian terror master Qassem Soleimani, an interesting fight has broken out—after Donald Trump failed to brief them in advance of the strike, Democrats began fulsomely criticizing the president. This led Republican l

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    Turley: Democrats offering passion over proof in Trump impeachment | TheHill

    Lawmakers cannot lower standards to fit a paucity of evidence and an abundance of anger.

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    How the NBA censored me on American soil

    At this point, it’s fair to wonder: What values does the NBA really stand for? In recent years, the league has taken pains to exhibit a concern for “social justice,” with prominent players speaking out in favor of almost exclusively progressive political

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    AOC says 'badass' millennials are the true Greatest Generation

    Tom Brokaw can laud the sacrifices of Americans who grew up during the Great Depression and then went on to fight in World War II, but for firebrand freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez the Greatest Generation are millennials.

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    The Political Perils Of Supporting Israel

    Long before Donald Trump came around, conservative Jews argued that Jewish Democrats would have to deal with the anti-Israel faction in their party.

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    Dayton shooter may be antifa’s first mass killer

    Over the weekend, America suffered two mass shootings within hours of one another, in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. These followed another mass shooting in Gilroy, Calif., a week earlier. The a…

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    Here's who Democrats are praising when they praise Al Sharpton

    In the past few days, Democrats have lined up to praise the legacy of Al Sharpton.

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    Top Gun 2: ‘Resistance’ Hollywood Kowtows to China – American Greatness

    Hollywood, the cultural epicenter of the “resistance” to the faux totalitarianism attributed to President Trump, has a vastly different approach to the real totalitarianism of Communist China: capitulation and self-censorship.

    As noted by Mark MacKinnon,

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    Scherie Murray is latest Republican to run for AOC's seat

    Scherie Murray, a Jamaican-born woman who grew up in Queens and founded a TV production and advertising company, plans to run for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, according to a report.

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    Ocasio-Cortez Makes Wild Claims About CBP Facility. Witnesses Fire Back. | Daily Wire

    Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) made outrageous claims, without evidence, about her tour of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection immigrant detention facility which prompted an immediate response from officials who strongly disputed her clai

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    Holocaust survivor: AOC 'should be removed from Congress'

    93-year-old Holocaust survivor Ed Mosberg has no time for Rep. ­Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s statements last week, when she called the southern border’s migrant detention centers “concentration camps.”

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    Al Sharpton: Return Of The Kingmaker (And Race Baiting, Charlatan, Jew Hater)

    Al Sharpton, a race-baiting charlatan, has become more powerful than ever in Democratic Party politics.

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    Ocasio-Cortez Refuses Invite To Visit Concentration Camps With Holocaust Survivor

    On Sunday, Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) declined an invitation from a Holocaust remembrance group to visit Nazi concentration camps with a Holocaust survivor, suggesting that it was part of a "far-right" scheme designed for "political ga

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    MENKEN: Why AOC's Death Camp Defenses Are Both Dishonest And Disgraceful

    You can learn a lot about a politician from how he or she defends things said off-the-cuff.

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    Is Trump the Real Target of Netflix’s When They See Us?

    A new film about the Central Park Jogger case seems conveniently timed.

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    California Dems suggest Israel tied to 2018 Pittsburgh synagogue attack | The Jerusalem post

    Ahead of the California Democratic Party State Convention, which opens in San Francisco on Friday, drafted proposals seek to link Israel to "virulent Islamophobia."

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    Robert Mueller's 'no questions' routine is absolute nonsense | TheHill

    The special counsel should have addressed the reason he could not reach a conclusion based on the evidence.

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    Political Correctness Blinds Us To The Causes Of Anti-Semitism

    The New York Times blames Jews for engendering hatred while downplaying inconvenient facts about anti-Semitism in Europe.

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    Undermining Our Principles Is a Facebook Feature, Not a Bug

    Earlier this month Facebook announced that independent journalists and media personalities Alex Jones, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer, and Milo Yiannopoulos would be permanently banished from its global community of 2.3 billion people.While leftists in

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    Congressional Democrats Hold Barr In Contempt. Trump Declares Executive Privilege. Here's Everything You Need To Know. |

    On Wednesday morning, President Trump, via the Department of Justice, announced that he would be declaring executive privilege with regard to the redacted Mueller report.

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    Job openings in US jump to 749 million more proof of ultrastrong labor market - MarketWatch

    The number of U.S. job openings rebounded to a near-record 7.5 million in March, showing that companies are still willing to hire even though the economy is not growing as rapidly as it was a year earlier.

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    Trump Didn't Call Neo-Nazis 'Fine People.' Here's Proof. | RealClearPolitics

    News anchors and pundits have repeated lies about Donald Trump and race so often that some of these narratives seem true, even to Americans who embrace the fruits of the president’s policies. The...

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    Ilhan Omar is throwback to days of segregation, when racists openly roamed halls of Congress

    Yes, hatred is hatred, but no form of bigotry is as pervasive in as many places as antisemitism.

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    Ilhan Omar Shows How Intersectionality Can Elevate Bigotry | National Review

    To her progressives, her experience gives her authority. They see it as their responsibility to act as her allies.

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    Democrats’ refusal to call out Ilhan Omar’s anti-semitism is just appalling

    It’s really not hard to get to the bottom of this: When you say that Jews have magical hypnotic powers to control other people, you’re an anti-Semite. When you say Jews control other people through…

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    Omar and AOC Don’t Get To Get To Define Anti-Semitism

    Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez need to stop telling Jews what is and isn't anti-Semitic.

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    What Sen. Paul’s decision to oppose Trump’s national emergency declaration means

    The decision by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to vote in favor of blocking President Trump’s national emergency declaration for the border sets two things in motion on Capitol Hill:

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    Omar Doubles Down On Anti-Semitism, Accuses Jewish Congresswoman Of Wanting Her To Have Dual Loyalty To Israel | Daily W

    Embattled Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) ignited another firestorm on Sunday when she made anti-Semitic comments to a Jewish member of Congress, accusing the congresswoman of wanting her to have dual loyalties to Israel.

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    Political bias is destroying people’s faith in journalism by Lara Logan

    Lara Logan, former correspondent for “60 Minutes,” caused a stir last week when, on a podcast called “Mike Drop,” she said that too many in the...

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    BREAKING: Trump Declaring National Emergency On Southern Border To Get Wall Funding, McConnell Says

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday that President Donald Trump will sign a spending bill to avoid another government shutdown and is declaring a national emergency to secure the funds needed to build the border wall.

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    Twenty Things You Probably Didn’t Know about Kirsten Gillibrand | National Review

    Defending Big Tobacco, keeping rifles under her bed, studying with Jeanine Pirro, and having Edie Falco play her grandmother.

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    Apology Unaccepted: Ilhan Omar Is Not Really Sorry For Her Anti-Semitic Remarks

    Ilhan Omar’s second apology in as many months for making anti-Semitic remarks is not genuine, and accepting shallow contrition empowers bigotry.

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    Bipartisan Condemnation Erupts Over Ilhan Omar's Anti-Semitism

    On Sunday, after Rep.

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    The Progressive Assault on Israel

    A movement that can detect a racist dog-whistle from miles away is strangely deaf when it comes to some of the barking on its own side of the fence.

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    30 Democrats suggest Pelosi give Trump a vote on wall funding if he reopens government

    Thirty Democrats sent a letter Wednesday to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, suggesting she guarantee President Donald Trump a vote on his border security funding request if he reopens the government. Led by freshmen Rep. Elaine Luria of Virginia, the letter lays o

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    Tamika Mallory insults Martin Luther King's legacy of combating anti-Semitism - NY Daily News

    In what alternate universe does a public university select a bigot to speak at its annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King?

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    Notorious Antisemite Louis Farrakhan Leads ‘Death to America’ Chant on Solidarity Trip to Iran

    Nation of Islam leader and prominent antisemite Louis Farrakhan chanted “Death to America” and claimed that “America has never been a...

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    I'm Jewish, and I Think the Biggest Increase in Anti-Semitism Is From the Left

    The biggest increase in anti-Semitism in the last 10 or so years has come from the left. Just ask young Jews who wear yarmulkes or are vocally pro-Israel on most American college campuses.

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    Jewish GOP group calls for resignation of 7 Democrats over 'ties' to Farrakhan

    Keith Ellison and Maxine Waters among the lawmakers singled out by the RJC.

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    America’s Cold Civil War

    I fear America may be leaving the world of normal politics and entering the dangerous world of regime politics—a politics in which our political loyalties diverge more and more, as they did in the 1850s, between two contrary visions of the country.&hell

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    Ocasio-Cortez: We Must Use Blueprint From Defeating Nazis to Defeat Global Warming

    Democratic candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the way the Nazis were defeated provides a blueprint for how the U.S. should defeat global warming.

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    John Stossel: Leaving the left

    WATCHING THIS VIDEO upset me. Students and even faculty members won't let Dave Rubin speak. They constantly interrupt, shouting “hate speech!” and “black lives matter!”

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    SURVEY: Only 39% Of Americans Believe That If Kavanaugh Allegations Are True, It Would ‘Disqualify’ Him From SCOTUS

    According to a HuffPo/YouGov survey of 1,000 adults conducted between September 17-18, a large percentage of Americans don’t believe that the allegations against SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh

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    Ben Sasse Conducts a Two-Minute Master Class in American Civics | National Review

    Good for Senator Sasse to remind us all of the Supreme Court’s proper place.

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    Here Are Trump's Two Best Defenses To The Cohen Campaign Finance Allegations

    President Trump is the world’s worst client. He speaks when he should shut up; he doesn’t listen to his lawyers; he takes action that exacerbates legal difficulties.

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    Mark Duplass, ‘Mindy Project’ star, apologizes for tweet endorsing Ben Shapiro

    Liberal actor Mark Duplass was shamed into deleting a tweet and issuing an apology after he praised Jewish conservative pundit Ben Shapiro as a “genuine person.”

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    Will Schumer drop Israel for Ocasio-Cortez?

    What will Chuck Schumer do if he has to choose between the Democrats and Israel? The question begs for an answer with the rise of the party’s new “it” politician, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She’s th…

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    NY pro-Palestinian congressional front-runner can't define 'Occupation'

    The interviewer continued to press her for clarification, at which point Ocasio-Cortez somewhat deflected the request, stating that she is "not the expert on geopolitics on this issue."

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    Why Postmodern Intersectionality Imperils Israel and Jews

    The vogue theory of intersectionality has managed to de-emphasize prejudice against Jews, demonstrating that it is just another vehicle for anti-Semitism.

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    The Truth about Separating Kids | National Review

    Some economic migrants are using children as chits, but the problem is fixable — if Congress acts.

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    Ben Shapiro: We need fathers to teach manliness | Opinion

    Deprived of purpose, too many men turn to empty substitutes for true manliness: a macho culture that prizes sexual conquest or physical strength.

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    The Strange Tale of How the FBI’s Anti-Trump Bias Helped Elect Trump | National Review

    The decision to prioritize the Russia investigation ended up harming Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

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    It’s Time for an Iran-Deal Reckoning | National Review

    The Obama administration’s ‘norms’ and ‘values’ included deception and weakness.

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    Joy Reid, Ben Rhodes, and the ‘Post-Truth’ MSNBC

    On the network’s employment of Joy-Ann Reid, Ben Rhodes, and other champions of truth.

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    Trump's Illegal Immigrant Comments: A Willful Lie | National Review

    Trump didn't "lash out at undocumented immigrants," or "refer to immigrants as 'animals.'"

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    Neo-Nazis wave Palestinian flags in protest against Israel

    Nearly 30 neo-Nazis can be seen in a photo tweeted by Bild journalist Claas Weinmann.

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    What Would Happen If Trump Fired Mueller? Or Rosenstein? Or Sessions? | FiveThirtyEight

    Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. micah (Micah Cohen, politics editor): There’s a lot going on, i…

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    Why Russia, Assad, and Iran combined don't stand a chance against just 2,000 US troops in Syria

    Can 2,000 US troops stand up to tens of thousands of Russian, Iranian, and Syrian fighters? "Everybody poses this question as though the US is Luxembourg."

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    Trump’s North Korea Bluster Scores a Win, But at High Risk - Bloomberg

    North Korea’s offer to suspend nuclear and missile tests in exchange for talks with the U.S. reflects an emerging truth about President Donald Trump’s unconventional foreign policy style: It may heighten the risk of conflict, but also the potential fo

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    We’re All Fascists Now - The New York Times

    Why are feminists and liberals getting thrown into the slop bucket with the likes of Richard Spencer?

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    DC officially renames street in front of Russian embassy after slain Putin critic

    The Washington, D.C. city council on Tuesday officially renamed a street in front of the Russian embassy in honor of a slain critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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    Switzerland has a stunningly high rate of gun ownership — here's why it doesn't have mass shootings

    Here's what the US can learn from Switzerland, which has nearly eliminated mass shootings while maintaining a high rate of gun ownership.

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    A Gun-Control Measure Conservatives Should Consider | National Review

    Gun-violence restraining orders can make us all safer while empowering the individual and protecting liberty.

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    David Brooks: The Decline of Anti-Trumpism

    The quality of the opposition is deteriorating.

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    An Open Letter to The New School and Parsons on Linda Sarsour | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

    Dear President Van Zandt, My dream was always to attend a school like the Parsons School of Design, currently housed...

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    NYT’s Bret Stephens says he can never vote Republican again

    New York Times columnist Bret Stephens declared he can never vote Republican again because of the party’s backing of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.

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    Mueller Strategy: Obstruction of Justice Investigation Leading to Impeachment | National Review

    The pleas and the indictment in Mueller's investigation have nothing to do with collusion because he has no collusion case. He's trying to build a case for impeachment ...

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    Senate Blocks GOP Health Bill, Scuttling Bid to Repeal Obamacare

    Republican Senator John McCain joined with two of his GOP colleagues to block a stripped-down Obamacare repeal bill early Friday, scuttling the party’s months-long effort to pass health legislation.

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    McCain returning to Senate in time for health vote | TheHill

    “Senator McCain looks forward to returning to the United States Senate tomorrow to continue working on important legislation, including health care reform, the National Defense Authorization Act, and new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea,"

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    GOP reeling after healthcare collapse  | TheHill

    Republicans offered competing ideas for what to do next on healthcare Monday night, now that the current ObamaCare replacement effort has fallen apart

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    Bungled collusion is still collusion - The Washington Post

    The Russia scandal has entered a new phase, and there’s no going back.

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    FBI nominee vows to resign if Trump crosses legal line | TheHill

    President Trump’s pick to lead the FBI on Wednesday repeatedly sought to reassure lawmakers that he would lead the bureau with a strict commitment to maintaining independence from the White House.

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    Republicans to Trump: Hands off Mueller

    As Trump allies call for special counsel's firing, GOP lawmakers say former FBI director gives them comfort

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    F.B.I. Director James Comey Is Fired by Trump

    WASHINGTON — President Trump has fired the director of the F.B.I., James B. Comey, over his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails, the White House said on Tuesday.

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    Trump has a dangerous disability - The Washington Post

    People must let their representatives know just how dangerous this man is.

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    Mike Pence Forced A Plane Of Journalists To Watch 'Hoosiers' | The Huffington Post

    We get it, Mike Pence: You're from Indiana.

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    George Will: O'Reilly is 'replaceable' | TheHill

    Former Fox News contributor and Bill O'Reilly opponent George Will told CNBC Wednesday that O'Reilly is "replaceable,"