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  • Colorado store that quit selling Nike products over Kaepernick ad goes out of business

    02/14/2019 12:36:15 PM PST · by ETL · 34 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Feb 14, 2019 | Nicole Darrah | Fox News
    The owner of a sporting goods store in Colorado says his shop is going out of business after he stopped selling Nike products over the company's controversial campaign with Colin Kaepernick. Prime Time Sports, in Colorado Springs, is shuttering its doors after "21 mostly good years," owner Stephen Martin wrote on Facebook Monday. He advertised 40 percent off all merchandise, and thanked those who "offered help and support through the 'Honor The Flag' memorial wall and NIKE boycott."Martin said he can't afford to stay open anymore after he stopped selling Nike products, in protest after the sports brand featured Kaepernick,...
  • Venezuelan Cardinal Rejects Maduro's Call for Vatican Mediation

    02/08/2019 5:55:50 PM PST · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    The cardinal said previous Vatican interventions had resulted in a 'mockery' The Archbishop of Merida has ruled out Vatican mediation of the Venezuelan crisis after president Nicolas Maduro made public a letter to Pope Francis requesting intervention. “I think the circumstances say no. Why? Because it’s a call with a blank sheet of paper, but to talk about what, there’s no prior agenda,” Cardinal Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo of Merida told Radio Continental, an Argentine news station, on February 6. The cardinal, who is also serving as apostolic administrator of the Caracas archdiocese, noted that on prior occasions when the...
  • It's time to get real about our enemies

    01/31/2019 12:35:40 PM PST · by skimbell · 23 replies
    Cold Fury ^ | January 30, 2019 | Mike
    Openly acknowledging them as our enemies rather than continuing to whitewash them as our merely-misguided “countrymen” or “friends across the aisle”—sinister, deceptive, megalomaniacal totalitarians with whom we have not a mild difference of opinion but a fundamental conflict over basic human rights and the nature of legitimate government, a conflict not amenable to reconciliation or satisfactory compromise—might be a good start on that
  • [Catholic Caucus] Francis Names Extremist As Lima Archbishop

    01/26/2019 7:35:41 PM PST · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | January 25, 2019 | Gloria TV
    Francis Names Extremist As Lima Archbishop Pope Francis quickly accepted on January 25 the resignation of Lima Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani, Peru, who turned 75 on December 28. Cipriani is a neoconservative member of the Opus Dei. His successor will be Father Carlos Castillo Mattasoglio, 68. He has been a theology professor at the rebellious Catholic University of Peru since 1987. According to InfoVaticana.com, Castillo had links to the Revolutionary Communist Party in Peru. Fernandez de la Cigoña writes that Castillo is “much worse” than Francis’ ghostwriter and kissing expert, La Plata Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández. Picture: Carlos Castillo Mattasoglio,...
  • Covington Catholic lawyer adds Rep. Ilhan Omar to ‘libel,’ ‘get sued’ list

    01/24/2019 3:23:35 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 86 replies
    rollcall.com ^ | 1/24/19 | Griffin Connolly
    Rep. Ilhan Omar is the latest public figure to catch the attention of the attorney for the Covington Catholic students, Robert Barnes, who is threatening to sue just about anyone who he thinks spread “libel” against his clients. “This is libel. Retract, or get sued,” Barnes tweeted, quoting a now-deleted tweet from the Minnesota Democrat in which she claimed the teens were at fault for the confrontation Saturday at the Indigenous People’s March in Washington, D.C., between the students from the Northern Kentucky school and Native American Nathan Phillips. “The boys were protesting a woman’s right to choose & yelled...
  • Why is the Vatican defending Venezuela’s illegitimate president?

    01/20/2019 6:30:20 PM PST · by ebb tide · 53 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 18, 2019 | Monica Showalter
    Why is the Vatican defending Venezuela’s illegitimate president? anuary 18, 2019 (American Thinker) – In the wake of Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro swearing himself into office after a fraudulent election, the global consensus is that the regime ruling in Caracas is illegitimate. It's so bad that the news accounts call the Maduro regime "isolated." Brazil, led by President Jair Bolsonaro, not only refused to recognize the regime, but openly recognized the constitutionally mandated succession of the Venezuelan National Assembly's leader, Juan Guaidó. That's who's president to his country. Other nations, such as Paraguay, cut ties to the regime and pulled their envoys. The United States and Canada have come close...
  • Ocasio-Cortez’s 70% Tax Proposal Is a Great Start—But We Need to ABOLISH the Ultra-Rich

    01/19/2019 11:39:38 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 85 replies
    In These Times ^ | January 19, 2019 | MARK ENGLER AND ANDREW ELROD
    Ultimately, finding an optimal tax rate for the super-rich is a moral and political issue as much as an economic one. Last week, when 60 Minutes aired an interview with newly sworn-in Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the freshman New York congressperson caused an uproar with what, by Washington standards, seemed a rather immodest proposal. Asked whether an expansion of public investment in green technologies would require raising taxes, she cited history.
  • De Blasio pitches plan to seize private property of problem landlords, opponents cry ‘communism’

    01/16/2019 5:17:49 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 45 replies
    Fox News ^ | Adam Shaw
    Liberal New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is rolling out a new plan that would potentially allow the city government to seize buildings of landlords who force tenants out -- a plan his opponents say amounts to “straight communism.” De Blasio, in his State of the City address on Thursday, announced he wants to take action against landlords who try to force tenants out by making the property unliveable -- and pulled out an executive order to create a Mayor’s Office to Protect Tenants. He said that in the event the government intervenes, the buildings would then be controlled...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Vatican, Venezuela bishops play ‘good cop/bad cop’ with Maduro

    01/13/2019 11:42:49 AM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Crux ^ | January 13, 2019 | Inés San Martín
    Vatican, Venezuela bishops play ‘good cop/bad cop’ with Maduro ROSARIO, Argentina - A day after the bishops of Venezuela declared the new presidency of Nicolas Maduro “illegitimate,” Pope Francis sent a Vatican representative to his inauguration. The successor of the late Hugo Chavez thanked Monsignor George Koovakod for his “bravery” for coming.Many observers say the apparent contrast isn’t a matter of the Vatican and the bishops being at odds, but rather a classic “good cop, bad cop” diplomatic maneuver.Maduro took office for the second time on Thursday, amidst criticism from the international community of snap elections in May. Concerns over...
  • They’re Coming For You: “COMMIES, PROGRESSIVES, AND MARX—OH MY!”

    01/12/2019 3:26:59 PM PST · by RArtfulogerDodger · 14 replies
    Conservative Right Wing News ^ | January 12, 2019 | Jeffrey A. Friedberg
    [PHOTO] The modern Socialist doesn’t have an actual brain. [PHOTO] Their substitute-brain, Karl Marx, wrote THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO, in 1848. And, ever since then, Communism/Socialism has had an unbroken record: over 170 years of utter failure, everywhere it was tried. Yet, the communist-inspired philospher—the Socialist—still beatifically calls for world-wide socialism. In these days of an American Trump, and a wild jackass, anti-America, “Resistance,” the Socialist, smiley-face, “look” has changed. It alternates between bug-eyed madness and fanged violence. “Socialists may not be able to claim experience, learning, smarts, or success. But they make up for all that by a boundless certitude.......
  • BREAKING - Democrat Lawmaker Rashida Tlaib: “We’re Going to Go in and Impeach the MOTHER [bleep]!”

    01/03/2019 8:33:19 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 238 replies
    Gateway pundit ^ | 1-3-2018 | Jim Hoft
    <p>The radicals took control of the House today. Far left anti-Trumpers and open Socialists are now in charge of the US House of Representatives.</p> <p>Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib, an open Israel-hater, was sworn in on a Koran today.</p> <p>And after her swearing in she immediately called on President Trump’s impeachment — the “mother f*cker”!!</p>
  • Democratic Socialists Could Never Produce Dr. Wang’s Instant Pot

    12/29/2018 7:35:59 AM PST · by gattaca · 11 replies
    Foundation for Economic Education ^ | December 3, 2018 | Barry Brownstein
    Like most new inventions, after the fact, the Instant Pot might seem like a mere technological accomplishment. Why couldn’t socialist planners mobilize scientists and do the same thing? Like millions of Americans, newly elected New York democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez loves the Instant Pot multicooker. She has been having Instagram Live conversations about politics while she cooks with her Instant Pot. In November, Ocasio-Cortez asked her 1.2 million Twitter followers to post their favorite Instant Pot recipes. Perhaps she should ask her Twitter followers to explain to her how markets work to produce innovations like Instant Pots. There are...
  • [Cath Cauc] Holy See and Vietnam agree to a resident nuncio in Hanoi 'in the near future'

    12/20/2018 9:53:57 AM PST · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Asia News ^ | December 20, 2018 | Asia News
    12/20/2018, 13.55 VATICAN - VIETNAM Holy See and Vietnam agree to a resident nuncio in Hanoi 'in the near future' The statement following the seventh meeting of the Joint Working Group mentions "positive developments" in relations. With respect to the local Catholic Church, the statement cites Pope Francis’s view that “A good Catholic is also a good citizen”. Vatican City (AsiaNews) – The seventh meeting of the Viet Nam-Vatican Joint Working Group took place in Hanoi yesterday "in a cordial and mutually respectful atmosphere.” The main point of the statement that followed noted that there will be a resident...
  • Stalin Greatest Anti-Facist [My Title]

    12/17/2018 7:30:00 AM PST · by C19fan · 35 replies
    Twitter ^ | December 13, 2018 | Clara Sorrenti
    Whether you like it or not, Joseph Stalin was one of the greatest anti-fascists in the history of the anti-fascist movement. Under Stalin's command, the Red Army defeated the nazis and saved several ethnic groups from nazi extermination. This is a legacy we cannot forget.
  • Joe Lieberman joins China's ZTE to ease national security concerns mid lawmakers' distrust

    12/14/2018 7:46:20 PM PST · by The_Media_never_lie · 31 replies
    CNBC ^ | 12/14/18 | Kevin Breuninger
    ZTE reportedly hires former Sen. Joe Lieberman to spearhead a national security assessment of its products. "There are obviously still concerns about the safety of their products or the extent to which their products could be used to compromise American security in any way or even individual security," Lieberman tells Politico in an interview. ZTE has "decided to really try to get ahead of those concerns and be in a position to answer them," he says. Lieberman adds that while he will register as a lobbyist, he will be focusing on his national security evaluation and won't actually lobby for...
  • TOTO: Hollywood, Once Scornful Of Blacklists, Now Embraces Them

    12/14/2018 9:25:56 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 12 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | December 13, 2018 | Christian Toto
    Remember Hollywood’s old obsession with the “blacklisting” of alleged communists? Movie after movie captured that dark chapter in American history, each film wagging a cinematic finger at industry insiders who punished Communist sympathizers — or just folks suspected of harboring such thoughts. Think “The Front,” “The Majestic,” “Trumbo,” “Guilty by Suspicion” and “Good Night, and Good Luck.” That was then. Today, people who hold what the Hollywood elite consider untenable views — such as those who believe in protecting the U.S. border — are targeted, shamed and made to fear for their careers. It’s happening both inside Tinsel Town and...
  • Source: #Vikings OC John DeFilippo has been fired.

    12/11/2018 9:58:39 AM PST · by C19fan · 33 replies
    NFL Network ^ | December 112, 2018 | Ian Rappaport
    Source: #Vikings OC John DeFilippo has been fired.
  • Anti-Semitic pamphlets distributed in Pittsburgh

    12/09/2018 8:12:02 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    INN ^ | 12/10/18 05:12 | Elad Benari
    The Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety and the Pittsburgh police are investigating the distribution of anti-Semitic pamphlets in the city’s neighborhoods, The Hill reported on Sunday. “The Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police are aware of and are investigating the dissemination of anti-Semitic pamphlets in Pittsburgh neighborhoods, including Squirrel Hill,” the department said on Twitter. “Such hate-filled material will not be tolerated in Pittsburgh — not by residents, city officials nor Law enforcement,” the statement added. “The Department of Public Safety assures the community that we are taking this matter very seriously and will follow...
  • France suspends controversial fuel tax after weeks of unrest

    12/04/2018 3:56:36 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 100 replies
    France suspends controversial fuel tax after weeks of unrest By James McAuley December 4 at 6:40 AM PARIS — French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe announced Tuesday that the French government would temporarily suspend the controversial carbon tax plan that triggered weeks of often violent protests around the country. To help curb climate change, the government had proposed a slew of new carbon taxes that were slated to take effect in January 2019 and were designed to wean consumers off diesel and other polluting fuels and to favor electric cars. But the price hikes those taxes represented triggered a wave of...
  • George Neumayr’s ‘Political Pope’

    11/29/2018 11:58:32 AM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | May 4, 2017 | R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
    How to explain a Pope who boasts of his mentor being a communist? Who smuggled leftist literature into his sanctuary when he was merely a priest in his native Argentina? Who talks about American capitalism in terms more extreme than does Bernie Sanders and with equal ignorance? George Neumayr in his new book, The Political Pope, with immense erudition and elegant prose, tells us the whole story of Father Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s rise from Argentine cleric to become Pope Francis.