Post New Article

Breaking News: Senate votes to limit Donald
Trump's powers to wage war on Iran after
eight Republicans defy him to side
with Democrats

Original Article

Posted By: Imright, 2/13/2020 9:40:46 PM

The Senate approved a bipartisan measure Thursday limiting President Donald Trump's authority to launch military operations against Iran. Eight Republicans joined with Democrats to pass the resolution by a 55-45 vote. The rebels were Lamar Alexander; Bill Cassidy; Susan Collins; Mike Lee; Jerry Moran; Lisa Murkowski; Rand Paul; and Todd Young. The measure, authored by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., says Trump must win approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran.

Post Reply

Reply 1 - Posted by: voxpopuli 2/13/2020 9:48:03 PM (No. 317817)
Lamar Alexander; Bill Cassidy; Susan Collins; Mike Lee; Jerry Moran; Lisa Murkowski; Rand Paul; and Todd Young. knock yourselves out.. WE'RE gonna knock you out next election
47 people like this.

Reply 2 - Posted by: Turninggrey 2/13/2020 9:52:30 PM (No. 317821)
Traitors.
38 people like this.

Reply 3 - Posted by: bpl40 2/13/2020 9:54:01 PM (No. 317823)
Without Presidential approval, it isn't worth the paper it is written on. Eight Republicans just primaries themselves. PDT has over 90% backing.
47 people like this.

Reply 4 - Posted by: Rotten in Denmark 2/13/2020 9:56:19 PM (No. 317827)
You’ll never see a Democrat majority siding with a Republican minority against a Democrat President. Absolutely disgusting.
48 people like this.

Reply 5 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 2/13/2020 9:56:46 PM (No. 317828)
Gimmie a V! Gimmie an E! Gimmie a T! Gimmie an O! What's that spell? VETO!
60 people like this.

Reply 6 - Posted by: earlybird 2/13/2020 9:57:34 PM (No. 317829)
Veto expected and no supermajority to overcome it. Lee is a fool, and so is Cassidy. Joining other fools known for this kind of nonsense. Notice who’s missing?
33 people like this.

Reply 7 - Posted by: stablemoney 2/13/2020 10:00:18 PM (No. 317832)
These Senators are making it difficult for Trump to do his job. The Senators should keep their mouth shuts. Barr and McConnell should agree with this as they scolded Trump for daring to speak.
19 people like this.

Reply 8 - Posted by: BarryNo 2/13/2020 10:00:36 PM (No. 317833)
Unconstitutional
19 people like this.

Reply 9 - Posted by: oldmagnolia 2/13/2020 10:02:06 PM (No. 317834)
#1 now we know their names. Trump doesn't have to declare war to Iran. Iran will self implode by itself with sanctions and a revolution from within.
16 people like this.

Reply 10 - Posted by: judy 2/13/2020 10:02:09 PM (No. 317835)
8 fake republicans sided with radical Senator Tim Kaine???? Romney's face has not been seen since he voted against Trump. Lee & Romney take turns going against Trump. Utah can do better.
30 people like this.

Reply 11 - Posted by: chumley 2/13/2020 10:09:32 PM (No. 317842)
I still think it is a good idea to limit the powers of government any way we can. We have been fighting never ending wars for most of this nation's history, yet we have been attacked very few times and war has rarely been declared by congress. It is far too easy for the president, any president, to just go out and start another one. How long have we been in the middle east? 30 years? Isn't that long enough for a war? It only took four years to defeat the Axis. It took about four years to lose in Korea and maybe 15 to lose in Viet Nam. Just shut it all down. Defense contractors and their bribe accepting political buddies can go get honest jobs.
11 people like this.

Reply 12 - Posted by: JediJerry 2/13/2020 10:12:46 PM (No. 317848)
Rebels? I would call them something else. I think Trump will veto it and i don’t think their is a super majority to override.
16 people like this.

Reply 13 - Posted by: NYbob 2/13/2020 10:13:56 PM (No. 317849)
Once you buy a Senator, they stay bought. Here is an sort of old article from PolitiFact that claims just because someone in the US Government took money from a group with Iran in it's name as campaign contributions, doesn't mean it is a bribe. Besides they claim, both sides took the Iran PAC money. So what? It's wrong and playing word games is the go to argument for every rat. If you need to take money from foreign interests, you need to structure a better campaign. Foreigners must marvel at how easy it is to buy the laws, regulations and favors they want from craven US politicians. Rand Paul and ex senator 'stole his seat' franken were two who took the money- https://www.politifact.com/factchecks/2015/sep/01/blog-posting/internet-posts-say-three-democratic-senators-took-/
7 people like this.

Reply 14 - Posted by: snakeoil 2/13/2020 10:21:09 PM (No. 317854)
So if Iran bombs Pearl Harbor PT can even place an embargo on Persian Rugs?
8 people like this.

Reply 15 - Posted by: XCenturion 2/13/2020 10:29:12 PM (No. 317861)
Veto!
5 people like this.

Reply 16 - Posted by: pilot222 2/13/2020 10:38:28 PM (No. 317865)
This is not the time to pass this while we are in a war with Iran. I have to believe that 70% of these politicians are on the take. Trump is winning and these corrupt politicians will snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
13 people like this.

Reply 17 - Posted by: Sandpiper 2/13/2020 10:39:20 PM (No. 317867)
So what is it with the senators from Utah? Loyalty means nothing I guess.
12 people like this.

Reply 18 - Posted by: formerNYer 2/13/2020 10:41:07 PM (No. 317869)
Lamar looking to curry favor with the Libs to get a media job cause he's not running in 2020, as a resident of TN I'll be glad he's gone.
6 people like this.

Reply 19 - Posted by: Pearson365 2/13/2020 10:52:52 PM (No. 317876)
Bill should be called “We apologize to the Ayatollah for taking out his favorite killer and maimer of American troops, General Soleimani, and promise to keep Trump from ever doing it again.” Bill does not mean anything because President Trump does not have any desire to go to war with Iran. The President will defend American military whenever Iran kills American soldiers or threatens American embassies as Soleimani did and would continue to do if he wasn’t droned outside of Bagdah Int’l Airport. But our President has no intention of invading Iran. Note that Obama ignored the current War Powers Act requiring a 90 day notification of Congress when he went to war with Libya. Obama knew Act had no teeth and that the Democrats in Congress would acquiescence to whatever Obama desired.
7 people like this.

Reply 20 - Posted by: red1066 2/13/2020 11:18:21 PM (No. 317889)
I wasn't aware Trump was planning an attack on Iran. I'm sure the Iran Mullahs are happy with this vote. Now they can resume their terrorist activities and their swift boat cat and mouse games with the U.S. Navy in the Gulf.
15 people like this.

Reply 21 - Posted by: 49 Ford 2/13/2020 11:39:00 PM (No. 317899)
We need all eight of 'em for the judicial nominations, so just veto and move on. No sense in getting bent out of shape. We are never going to have a completely solid cast of characters, but if they're with us on the big stuff (Kavanaugh, impeachment) we'll be OK.
6 people like this.

Reply 22 - Posted by: bighambone 2/13/2020 11:46:02 PM (No. 317901)
The Senate are going to look like fools if the Ayatollahs misinterpret what they just did as meaning that President Trump is now impotent to strike back at them, and Iran takes it upon itself to launch a military strike against US forces and kills and wounds US troops in the Middle East. There was really no reason for such a resolution since Trump has shown that he is not a warmonger, does not want a war with Iran, and really wants to get as many US troops out of the Middle East as is politically possible. If this resolution ever becomes a bill passed by the entire Congress that lands on his desk, Trump to uphold his constitutional duties will veto the measure. What this all amounts to is another liberal Democrat effort to harass Trump, and those eight Republican Senators fell for that, believing that they were also protecting themselves from some left wing constituency groups. Pretty sad as the Democrat Senators would never dared to do that to Barack Obama.
8 people like this.

Reply 23 - Posted by: SALady 2/13/2020 11:52:01 PM (No. 317906)
If the Iranians set off a nuke in Los Angeles, and killed 10 million Americans, The Demon-Rats would still oppose any military response as long as President Trump ordered it!!! As long as the Demon-Rats are this insane and evil, and hate their president, Donald Trump, more than they care about this country, I am not for giving them any power over the president!!!!!! Veto away President Trump!!! You have my full support!!!!!
13 people like this.

Reply 24 - Posted by: DVC 2/14/2020 12:17:45 AM (No. 317927)
I will be calling my idiot Senator Moran (Moron seems more like it, pretty often) to tell him how thoroughly disappointed I am at his stupid vote.
7 people like this.

Reply 25 - Posted by: JediJerry 2/14/2020 12:31:48 AM (No. 317935)
These same rebels would have helped crucify Jesus. Lee would have been pounding spikes through his feet and Paul and Murkowski would be driving spikes through his wrists. Colins and Alexander would have made the crown of thorns and Kaine would have speared him in the side. I hope they are proud of themselves.
5 people like this.

Reply 26 - Posted by: milwaukeeroad 2/14/2020 12:43:46 AM (No. 317941)
But, but, what about Bolivia, Canada, and Belgium? Jamaica, Kiribati, France and Hungary? Another separate bill for each country? What lunacy!
5 people like this.

Reply 27 - Posted by: Omen55 2/14/2020 12:55:57 AM (No. 317951)
67 or Veto.
3 people like this.

Reply 28 - Posted by: andyboy 2/14/2020 4:26:35 AM (No. 317989)
Where was Mitt Romney on the list of 8 Republicans? Or is he now officially considered a Democrat?
5 people like this.

Reply 29 - Posted by: DCGIRL 2/14/2020 5:49:13 AM (No. 318016)
VETO. I do not believe they have enough votes to override a Veto.
3 people like this.

Reply 30 - Posted by: franq 2/14/2020 6:03:51 AM (No. 318023)
I am in agreement with #12, wars are getting more and more futile, but the dangers to our country are getting greater and greater. Cyber attacks, financial "jiggering", germ warfare, terrorist incidents... and that doesn't even include the lawless restrictions our own government is trying to place on us. After Trump, then what?
3 people like this.

Reply 31 - Posted by: George R. 2/14/2020 6:51:54 AM (No. 318052)
Good damn these America-hating a**hats! Primary anyone?
3 people like this.

Reply 32 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 2/14/2020 7:10:06 AM (No. 318067)
Trump dosen't want a war, but should be able to wack any bad guy he wants. F those backstabbers.
6 people like this.

Reply 33 - Posted by: msjena 2/14/2020 8:32:42 AM (No. 318130)
Trump will veto. More time-wasting by the Senate.
4 people like this.

Reply 34 - Posted by: privateer 2/14/2020 9:41:46 AM (No. 318223)
Eight rotten RepubTinCans.
3 people like this.

Reply 35 - Posted by: heartlandconservative 2/14/2020 12:58:10 PM (No. 318460)
The ignorance of our history and laws is surely reflected by some of the posts on this site. The President does not have the Constitutional authority to wage war without a Declaration of War passed by the Congress. Article 1 sec. 8 gives authority to declare war to Congress. Those who voted in favor, did so constitutionally.
1 person likes this.

Reply 36 - Posted by: 49 Ford 2/14/2020 4:17:16 PM (No. 318661)
#36, President Trump has no desire to wage war against Iran. Taking out a terrorist who is responsible for the deaths of hundreds of Americans just doesn't fit that bill.
3 people like this.

Below, you will find ...
Most Recent Articles posted by "Imright"
and
Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)
Most Recent Articles posted by Imright"
'I would love to see Roger Stone Exonerated'
Donald Trump says he Won't pardon dirty
trickster now because he believes he will
get a cleared on a retrial - then says 'unfair'
prosecutors should have gone after Hillary
Clinton because 'she leaked more classified*
0 replies
Posted by Imright 2/20/2020 9:03:06 PM Post Reply
Donald Trump on Thursday said he wasn't going to pardon Roger Stone for now and noted he thinks his long time adviser will get cleared on a retrial.'Roger has a very good chance of exoneration in my opinion,' the president said at Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, where he delivered the commencement speech for the Hope for Prisoners graduating class.He attacked the Stone issue head on as speculation swirled he would issue a pardon to his longtime adviser, who was sentenced to 40 months in prison Thursday for lying to Congress. Stone was spared immediate incarceration while U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson decides
Keith Ellison Denies Bernie Bros Are Mean
or Rude, Asks for Examples of Them Being
Bad–Steve Scalise, Who Was Shot by a
Bernie Bro, Replies
3 replies
Posted by Imright 2/20/2020 8:48:37 PM Post Reply
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison (DFL), who has endorsed Democrat presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (VT), sought to defend the reputation of Bernie Bros–aggressive male supporters of Sanders who have come under criticism for their online behavior and real world violence such that Sanders himself mildly disavowed their behavior, saying at Wednesday night’s debate in Las Vegas, Nevada, saying, “We have more than 10.6 million people on Twitter, and 99.9 percent of them are decent human beings. If there are a few people who make ugly remarks, I disown those people. They are not part of our movement.”Ellison wrote on Twitter Wednesday after the debate,
Houston Company: We’ve Created
Coronavirus Vaccine
1 reply
Posted by Imright 2/20/2020 8:39:47 PM Post Reply
A Houston, Texas, genetic engineering company is claiming it has created a coronavirus vaccine.John Price, president and CEO of Houston-based Greffex Inc., told the Houston Business Journal that his company finished creating a coronavirus vaccine this week. Greffex eschewed using a living or killed virus in the development of the vaccine, as the Corona virus is still a mystery and highly contagious, and thus using such a virus might endanger people. The Business Journal writes, “Greffex’s treatments use adenovirus-based vector vaccines,
Michael Bloomberg spent over $200M
on campaign in January
5 replies
Posted by Imright 2/20/2020 8:20:12 PM Post Reply
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is spending money at breakneck speed as he seeks the Democratic presidential nomination.The billionaire spent $220 million in January, the same dollar amount he spent from November, when Bloomberg announced his campaign, through December, according to a Federal Election Commission filing.Bloomberg has, so far, spent well over $400 million on political ads, beating out fellow billionaire Tom Steyer by more than double the amount, and the next closest candidate, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, by a factor of 10. Bloomberg skipped the first voting contests in Iowa and New Hampshire but surged to third place in national polls
'So how was your night last night?' Mike
Bloomberg JOKES about how his abysmal
debate performance and shrugs off being
throttled by his rivals telling rally
'the real winner was Donald Trump'
2 replies
Posted by Imright 2/20/2020 2:49:58 PM Post Reply
Mike Bloomberg got right back on the campaign trail Thursday morning, holding a rally where he joked about his abysmal Democratic debate performance. 'So how was your night last night?' he asked a crowd of supporters in Salt Lake City, Utah, alluding to the throttling he took by his 2020 rivals, starting off with a gutting courtesy of Sen. Elizabeth Warren. 'Look the real winner of the debate last night was Donald Trump,' Bloomberg said. He repeated his concerns that the Democratic Party was on the cusp of nominating someone un-electable -
Buttigieg’s Brother-in-Law: ‘Everything
Pete Is Pushing’ Is ‘Anti-God’
9 replies
Posted by Imright 2/20/2020 2:37:54 PM Post Reply
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s brother-in-law Pastor Rhyan Glezman criticized Buttigieg on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Wednesday. Glezman said, “Yeah, in the height of intellectual dishonesty for Pete to make claims that there’s no compatibility with being a Christian and voting for Trump. Pete, in fact, is the one who is pushing agendas and rhetoric that is against, clearly against Scripture.” On abortion, Glezman said, “I’m just in a state of lament when you hear that we have someone running for commander in chief who can’t make a moral decision on whether to keep a child after it’s already been born or to have it killed.
Impeachment jackpot: Senate GOP
raises more than $10M in January
1 reply
Posted by Imright 2/20/2020 1:47:50 PM Post Reply
The National Republican Senatorial Committee raised more than $10 million in January, besting its Democratic counterpart as the Senate was adjudicating two articles of impeachment against President Trump.The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee raised $8.5 million in the first month of the election year, finishing the period with $19.75 million in cash on hand. The NRSC's haul stemmed from robust online fundraising from grassroots donors that surpassed what the committee accumulated digitally during the first five months of 2018. The Senate GOP campaign arm had its best January ever and closed the month with a $25.2 million war chest to spend on the fall campaign.
Bipartisan backlash when new GOP
field office in Milwaukee
reportedly vandalized
4 replies
Posted by Imright 2/20/2020 11:56:56 AM Post Reply
The Republican Party of Wisconsin appears to be dealing with vandals, as someone reportedly splashed paint on the windows of the 2200 block of North King Drive field office. The word “scum” was also allegedly painted onto the back door. The Milwaukee police were contacted and responded to the vandalism call on Wednesday morning, and are still looking for the suspect. They have not yet established an official motive for the crime, but it’s safe to say it was probably politically motivated. Video of the marred facade was posted on Twitter, showing the extent of the damage. Watch: (Tweet/Video)
Trump friend and former campaign adviser
Roger Stone faces sentencing: Live updates
8 replies
Posted by Imright 2/20/2020 11:04:17 AM Post Reply
Roger Stone, the longtime friend and former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump, is being sentenced Thursday morning at federal court in Washington amid speculation that Trump could pardon him depending on what happens. (Photo) His fate took on new significance last week when the career prosecutors who handled the case recommended a sentence of seven to nine years for Stone, who was convicted of lying to Congress and witness tampering in November.After Trump tweeted that recommendation was a "miscarriage of justice," Attorney General William Barr overruled the prosecutors
Revealed: Mike Bloomberg and Harvey Weinstein
shared 15 years of friendship - with the
accused rapist backing billionaire for New
York mayor, getting tax credits for his
movie-making and even cracking dirty jokes*
6 replies
Posted by Imright 2/20/2020 10:23:26 AM Post Reply
It was an odd footnote and start to a new political partnership: Just before Michael Bloomberg scored his first electoral triumph after spending more than $74 million to become the Republican mayor of New York in 2001, he won the backing of Hollywood movie mogul and major Democratic donor Harvey Weinstein.Just days earlier, Weinstein had been supporting the campaign of Bloomberg's Democratic rival, former New York City Public Advocate Mark Green. In fact, Weinstein had hosted a party for Green at the Grand Hyatt for more than 1,000 people that brought in $100,000.'Both Clintons were there.
Billionaire Leon Cooperman says Bernie
Sanders is a bigger threat to the world
markets than the coronavirus
5 replies
Posted by Imright 2/20/2020 10:19:11 AM Post Reply
Hedge fund billionaire Leon Cooperman compared Senator Bernie Sanders to the coronavirus on Tuesday and said he believes investors should be more worried about the ramifications of a Sanders presidency on the than deadly disease. Sanders identifies himself as a democratic socialist which Cooperman believes could adversely affect the stock market. 'I look at Bernie Sanders as a bigger threat [to the stock market] than the coronavirus,' Cooperman said while speaking on CNBC. 'I don't have any insight into the coronavirus, but I assume, with all the great minds of the world focused on this problem,
Democrats not promising same-day Nevada
caucus results after Iowa fiasco
14 replies
Posted by Imright 2/20/2020 10:12:01 AM Post Reply
Less than a month after the chaos in Iowa, Democrats aren’t promising to release same-day results from Saturday’s Democratic caucuses in Nevada either. Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez said the early vote and the multistage caucus process with three sets of results could affect when the results come out and they plan to emphasize accuracy over speed. “We’re going to do our best to release results as soon as possible, but our North Star, again, is accuracy,” Perez said Tuesday, giving no timetable.
Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)
Neil Young eviscerates Donald
Trump in searing open letter:
‘You are a disgrace to my country’
81 replies
Posted by Ribicon 2/20/2020 2:57:33 PM Post Reply

Neil Young has published a searing open letter in which he bashes Donald Trump as “a disgrace to my country”. Young posted the missive online on Tuesday. The Canadian-born musician, an outspoken opponent to the US president, announced last month that he had become a US citizen and intended to use his new voting rights to support the Democrats. In his new open letter, Young also reiterates his support for Bernie Sanders, whom he previously backed in 2016.(Snip) “Your mindless destruction of our shared natural resources, our environment, and our relationships with friends around the world is unforgivable.”  Source corrected.

Queen BANS Prince Harry and Meghan
Markle from using lucrative 'Sussex Royal’
brand that they hoped to use to build
new lives because 'they simply cannot
sell themselves as Royals’
46 replies
Posted by earlybird 2/19/2020 11:11:14 AM Post Reply
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex must drop their 'Sussex Royal' label after deciding to step down as working royals. Following lengthy and complex talks, the Queen and senior officials are believed to have agreed it is no longer tenable for the couple to keep the word 'royal' in their 'branding'. Harry and Meghan have spent tens of thousands of pounds on a new Sussex Royal website to complement their hugely popular Instagram feed. They have also sought to register Sussex Royal as a global trademark for a range of items and activities, including clothing, stationery, books and teaching materials. (Snip)It has now been made clear that they will need to 're-brand'.
Oberlin College to lay off more than
100 in custodial, dining services
32 replies
Posted by Harlowe 2/19/2020 11:48:50 AM Post Reply
OBERLIN — Oberlin College's president said Tuesday the college is taking steps to save up to $2 million annually by outsourcing more than 100 jobs currently held by unionized workers. For a union representative who learned of the college's proposal at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, just two hours before his membership would hear the plan, the news came like a punch in the gut, delivered in "bad faith."(Snip)That's more than 110 employees, Villar said, including some with more than 30 years service to the college and at least one with 43 years service.
Maxine Waters: Americans ‘Where Are You?’ —
‘I Don’t Hear Enough Voices’ Resisting Trump
31 replies
Posted by ladydawgfan 2/19/2020 7:09:08 AM Post Reply
Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) said Tuesday on MSNBC that not enough Americans are resisting and speaking out against President Donald Trump. Waters said, “The American people should be focused on Barr. We should be joining with all of those federal prosecuting attorneys that have decided he should step down, that he should resign. We should be supporting them and backing them up. I’m anxious to see what the federal judges who have decided they can’t wait until the yearly association meeting, that they should pay attention to what is going on now and review what has happened. I’m anxious to see what they’re going to come out with.”
Cher says 'nut' Donald Trump will
make good on his promise to
'shoot someone on 5th Ave'
30 replies
Posted by JunkYardDog 2/20/2020 11:53:54 AM Post Reply
Cher took another shot at President Donald Trump Wednesday, suggesting he’ll soon make good on his hyperbolic promise made in jest to shoot someone in New York City and get away with it. The 73-year-old singer often sounds off about Trump and the political landscape on her Twitter page. Wednesday was no exception as the outraged celebrity jabbed Trump’s detractors for referring to his actions as “unprecedented.”
Steven Spielberg’s 23-year-old daughter
announces her new porn career
30 replies
Posted by Magnante 2/20/2020 5:00:11 AM Post Reply
Hollywood commodifies women. It always has and, the #MeToo movement notwithstanding, it always will. Maybe, then, it shouldn't be a surprise that on Wednesday news broke that Steven Spielberg’s 23-year-old daughter Mikaela is going to make it on her own commodifying herself as soft porn artist selling films highlighting her big breasts. (snip) We don’t know what went on in the house of Stephen Spielberg and Kate Capshaw, but their child Mikaela was an unhappy child and a troubled young adult – and now seems to have decided that the best way to empower herself is through pornography
Nevada Democratic debate was the
greatest debate in human history
30 replies
Posted by MissMolly 2/20/2020 4:03:21 AM Post Reply
Forget Lincoln and Douglas. Forget Nixon and Kennedy. Hell, forget the Athenians and the Melians back during the Peloponnesian War. Last night’s Democratic primary slagfest in Nevada was the greatest debate in all of human history. Oh, was it glorious — the sheer raging hostility spraying across the stage as every campaign besides the Bernie Sanders and Michael Bloomberg bids face the desperate possibility each might fade into the woodwork against the Bernie surge and the Bloomberg billions. No, my friends, everybody was wearing steel-tipped boots and going right for the crotch. Those weren’t snowflakes. They were nunchucks.
Should Transgender Athletes Compete Against
Women?
29 replies
Posted by ladydawgfan 2/19/2020 7:18:59 AM Post Reply
On February 12, three female high school students in Connecticut filed a federal lawsuit against the participation of transgender athletes (with male anatomy) in female track and field events. The three students, represented by the Alliance Defending Freedom, have a fairly simple and straightforward argument: They claim allowing biologically male students to compete against biologically female students is unfair and runs afoul (no pun intended) of their basic civil rights. They also argue, quite convincingly,
Rod Blagojevich says he’s a ‘Trumpocrat’
after being freed by president
29 replies
Posted by Ribicon 2/19/2020 12:28:45 AM Post Reply
Former Democratic Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich declared himself a “Trumpocrat” Tuesday night hours after the president commuted his federal prison sentence. “He’s got obviously a big fan in me,” Blagojevich told reporters at Denver International Airport. “And if you’re asking me what my party affiliation is, I’m a Trumpocrat,” according to NBC News.(Snip) Walking through the airport as a free man Tuesday night, Blagojevich said, “President Trump is the one who did this, and I’m … profoundly grateful,” NBC News reported. “He didn’t have to do this. He’s a Republican president; I was a Democratic governor,” Blagojevich said.
AOC: Billionaires Should Not Exist Because
They Get Rich By Underpaying Their Employees
28 replies
Posted by ladydawgfan 2/20/2020 5:42:04 AM Post Reply
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) stated during her Wednesday interview on "The View" the billionaires behind companies like Walmart and Amazon should not exist because they underpay their employees. Co-host Meghan McCain asked Ocasio-Cortez how she felt about the presence of billionaires Tom Steyer and Michael Bloomberg in the Democratic race for president. Both Steyer and Bloomberg have spent vast amounts of personal wealth on their campaigns, with Bloomberg topping the spending chart.
Campaign confirms Bloomberg will not
stand on box during Democratic debate
28 replies
Posted by Imright 2/19/2020 4:51:30 PM Post Reply
Michael Bloomberg's presidential campaign said they would not attempt to make the former New York City mayor appear taller during his Democratic primary debate debut. Campaign officials told NBC News on Wednesday that the candidate would "*NOT*" be on a box during the Wednesday debate. The confirmation follows President Trump blasting the mayor as "Mini Mike" and claiming he wanted a box to stand on in the debate. (Tweet) On Tuesday, Trump accused Bloomberg of illegally funding his own campaign before adding the box barb. "Mini Mike, Major Party Nominations are not for sale! Good luck in the debate tomorrow night and remember, no standing on boxes!" the president said.
Kent State to Pay Hanoi Jane $83k
for May 4 Commemoration
Speech; Ohio SOS Wants Her
Yanked, Calls It a 'Disgrace'
28 replies
Posted by MissMolly 2/19/2020 2:49:48 PM Post Reply
It's hard to believe, but May 4, 2020, is the 50th anniversary of the tragic shooting at Kent State University, where Ohio National Guard troops fired on a crowd of students during a massive anti-Vietnam War protest, killing four students and injuring nine. Witnesses, military and law-enforcement experts, historians, and activists are divided on whether the shooting was justified (that's a discussion for another day), but it appears that Kent State is going all-in on pouring salt in the wounds of America's Vietnam veterans. In a move that surprised many in the Northeast Ohio area and beyond, Kent State President Todd Diacon announced that actress, activist, and (former?) communist sympathizer Jane Fonda
Post New Article