Tag Archive: right wing politics

on May 25, 2015 in World News

Moms Demand Action Witness Caught Misleading Texas State Senators During Testimony

Moms Demand Action Witness Caught Misleading Texas State Senators During Testimony A woman testifying for Moms Demand Action has been called on the carpet for misleading the Texas Senate for implying by omission that the tragic killing of her husband by her son resulted from the use of a firearm. In reality, her son killed his father with a pipe wrench and a knife. The fact that her son owned what she called “an arsenal” had no bearing on the murder. Open Carry Texas (OCT) has produced a short video which contrasts the woman’s testimony at the Capitol with newspaper… View Article

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on May 25, 2015 in World News

Baltimore Cop: Morale ‘Worst I’ve Ever Seen’ as Crime Explodes

Baltimore Cop: Morale ‘Worst I’ve Ever Seen’ as Crime Explodes Last week, Baltimore residents have been suspicious that the city’s police department has held back, allowing crime to run rampant — but the department’s morale is at a low point, according one of its officers. On Friday, a Baltimore officer spoke to CNN’s Anderson Cooper and said that he and his fellow officers are afraid for each other’s safety and are experiencing epic low levels of morale. The officer, who wanted to stay anonymous, said that morale was “the worst of the worst I’ve ever seen in my career.” He… View Article

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on May 25, 2015 in World News

Obama ‘Normalized’ Left’s Anti-Speech Mobs with Attacks on Fox News

Kirsten Powers on ‘The Silencing’: Obama ‘Normalized’ Left’s Anti-Speech Mobs with Attacks on Fox News Kirsten Powers’ new book The Silencing: How the Left is Killing Free Speech surveys the political landscape of the past couple years and finds something new to worry about. A self-described liberal, Powers writes that the “illiberal left” is trying to dominate the discussion on campus, online and in the media through intimidation. In our discussion, Powers suggests there is an authoritarian impulse at play, one that has been gaining steam in the broader culture. What follows has been lightly edited for space and clarity…. View Article

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on May 25, 2015 in World News

New Orleans Cop Shot, Killed While Driving His Squad Car

by AWR Hawkins New Orleans Cop Shot, Killed While Driving His Squad Car On Sunday morning, a Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) officer was shot and killed while driving his squad car. New Orleans Police Department Supt. Michael Harrison said “the 45-year-old HANO officer was driving in Central City when he was fatally shot.” According to 9 WAFB, HANO reported “that one of their officers was shot at the location around 7:10 a.m. When NOPD officers arrived, they found the officer dead inside his marked police car.” 4 WWLTV reports that “the driver’s side window [of the car] was… View Article

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on May 24, 2015 in World News

Three Years of Confronting Western Propaganda

              Three Years of Confronting Western Propaganda By Andre Vltchek May 22, 2015 “Information Clearing House” – “RT” – After my two days marathon discussion with Noam Chomsky, (at MIT in 2012), a bestselling book was born. Later this year a film will hit the cinemas. Noam and I discussed Western imperialism, and the terror it has been spreading around the world. After WWII, at least 50 million lives were lost. Lives of those whom Orwell used to call “unpeople”; lives brutally interrupted as a result of Western-led and orchestrated wars, invasions, coups and… View Article

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on May 24, 2015 in World News

Open Carry Bill Passes Texas Senate

Open Carry Bill Passes Texas Senate House will need to approve the Senate’s version of the bill before it goes to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk The Texas Senate voted to approve House Bill 910, which would allow open carry in Texas, during a late evening session Friday. The bill passed the Senate 20-11. The House passed a nearly identical version of the bill earlier this session, and the House will need to approve the Senate’s version of the bill before it goes to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk. A move made by the Senate earlier this week blocked police from checking… View Article

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on May 24, 2015 in World News

Putin Enacts Law Banning ‘undesirable’ NGOs

Putin Enacts Law Banning ‘undesirable’ NGOs Authorities can ban foreign NGOs and go after their employees, who risk up to six years in prison… Russian President Vladimir Putin officially enacted a controversial law banning “undesirable” non-governmental organisations, the Kremlin said Saturday, in a move condemned by human rights groups across the board. The law allows authorities to bar foreign civil society groups seen as threatening Russia’s “defence capabilities” or “constitutional foundations” and go after local activists working with them, the Kremlin statement said. Supporters presented the law as a “preventative measure”, necessary after the wave of Western sanctions put in… View Article

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on May 24, 2015 in World News

TPP Remains Classified after Trade Transparency Act is Blocked by Senate Republicans

by Stephen Benavides TPP Remains Classified after Trade Transparency Act is Blocked by Senate Republicans Democratic Senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Joe Manchin of West Virginia introduced S.1381 on May 19, 2015, which would have required President Obama to de-classify the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement for at least 60 days before being voted on by Congress. The battle between organized labor, progressive Democrats and President Obama over the Trans Pacific Partnership continued on Thursday when U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Joe Machin filed the Trade Transparency Act, a bill requiring that the public and Congress have at least 60… View Article

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on May 24, 2015 in World News

Secret Pentagon Report Reveals US “Created” ISIS As A “Tool”

Secret Pentagon Report Reveals US “Created” ISIS As A “Tool” To Overthrow Syria’s President Assad Judicial Watch, shows that Western governments deliberately allied with al-Qaeda and other Islamist extremist groups to topple Syrian dictator Bashir al-Assad From the first sudden, and quite dramatic, appearance of the fanatical Islamic group known as ISIS which was largely unheard of until a year ago, on the world’s stage and which promptly replaced the worn out and tired al Qaeda as the world’s terrorist bogeyman, we suggested that the “straight to beheading YouTube clip” purpose behind the Saudi Arabia-funded Islamic State was a simple… View Article

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on May 24, 2015 in World News

“Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” Activist Shoots Unarmed Man

by David Rufful “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” Activist Shoots Unarmed Man A high-profile community organizer liberal named Jarrett Maupin has been very critical of law enforcement agencies around the country. He’s responsible for leading protests and marches on the Phoenix Police headquarters after officers shot an unarmed man who reportedly fought with them. Have you ever wondered what would happen if an anti-police activist had to wear a badge and be put in a life or death situation? Here’s your answer: Maupin agreed to go through a force on force training. He was confronted with three different scenarios, in which… View Article

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