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              more   Several groups at Arizona State University (ASU) are set to protest the online enrollment of Kyle Rittenhouse Wednesday, but the school says he is not a student there. “Kyle Rittenhouse has not gone through the ASU admissions process,” ASU told The Arizona Sun Times by email. “He is not currently enrolled in any classes at ASU.” During his high-profile trial, Rittenhouse testified that he was taking online courses at the school. At the time, ASU confirmed that statement. But it also said at the time that the program in which Rittenhouse is enrolled “allows students access to begin taking classes as they prepare to seek admission into a degree program at the university.” Meanwhile, left-wing students on the campus are planning to rally against him. “Join us and rally against racist murderer Kyle Rittenhouse being permitted on our campus – Wednesday at 3:30 outside the Nelson Fine Arts Center on campus,” ASU’s chapter of Students for Socialism said on Twitter. Join us and rally against racist murderer Kyle Rittenhouse being permitted on our campus – Wednesday at 3:30 outside the Nelson...
    An online video shows students at a prestigious American university near the nation's capital touting the benefits of socialism and supporting the abolition of private property rights. "I’m [a] socialist," a Georgetown University student said in a video posted by Campus Reform. "It’s kind of the only way we’re going to get anything close to real…social reform." INGRAHAM: LEFT-WING DEMOCRATS TURN ON DAVE CHAPPELLE, SEN. SINEMA BECAUSE 'THE MOB NEVER SLEEPS' That same student later dismissed the idea of private property rights and claimed it's "really not" a right people have.  One student, who identified as a member of Georgetown’s Young Democratic Socialists of America, was asked by Campus Reform reporter Addison Smith if he supports politicians who pass "socialist policies" through the democratic process. "So, you want people to choose to elect someone to choose to take away [American’s] private property rights?" Smith asked. GINGRICH KNOCKS MILLEY: 'SO INCOMPETENT' HE REVEALED EXTENT OF SOCIALISM IN MILITARY  "No, it’s just... taxes, not private property rights," the student responded. Smith then pointed out that "money is property" and the student said,...
    A majority of likely voters believe the radical left is using the Chinese coronavirus pandemic as a “Trojan horse for permanent socialism,” a Rasmussen Reports survey released Monday found. The survey asked respondents if they agreed or disagreed with the following statement: “The radical left … want to use this terrible but temporary pandemic as a Trojan horse for permanent socialism. And President Biden, who ran as a unifying moderate, is either powerless to stop them or does not wish to.” A majority of likely voters, 59 percent, said they agree with that statement. Of those, 43 percent “strongly” agree. Notably, a majority of Republicans and independents believe that to be the case — 76 percent and 56 percent respectively. One-third, overall, said they disagree with that statement, that the radical left is using the temporary pandemic as a Trojan horse for socialism, and of those, 24 percent “strongly” disagree. Another nine percent remain unsure. Notably, Democrats remain evenly split, as 46 percent generally agree with the statement and 46 percent generally disagree. Respondents were also asked about Biden’s big government...
    Chinese schoolchildren will be taught 'Xi Jinping thought' as part of the national curriculum to help them 'establish Marxist beliefs'. Pupils from primary school up to university will have lessons in the political ideology of the current premier. It is the latest move to indoctrinate the youth into supporting the ruling Chinese Communist Party and Marxism. Chinese schoolchildren will be taught 'Xi Jinping thought' as part of the national curriculum to help them 'establish Marxist beliefs' through brainwashing The Ministry of Education said in a statement it aimed to 'cultivate the builders and successors of socialism with an all-round moral, intellectual, physical and aesthetic grounding', the Global Times reported. Children will learn about President Xi's 'thoughts on socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era', they said. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next In the shadow of Ho Chi Minh: Kamala Harris is reminded of... European fury at Biden: Humiliated Boris Johnson pleads with... Share this article Share The lessons are aimed at strengthening 'resolve to listen to and follow the Party'...
    MSNBC host Joe Scarborough opened a "Morning Joe" segment on Thursday with an attack on both Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and his supporters. The MSNBC host focused on the recent press conference held by DeSantis on Wednesday where he responded to President Joe Biden's attacks on his management of COVID-19 in his state. During the conference, DeSantis also called out Biden’s lack of response to the ongoing crisis along the southern border. "Joe Biden has taken to himself to try to single out Florida over COVID. What is his big solution? What is he so upset about Florida?" DeSantis said. "His solution is he wants to have the government force kindergarteners to wear masks in school. He thinks that should be a decision for the government. Well I can tell you that in Florida, the parents are going to be the ones in charge of that decision. So why don’t you do your job, why don’t you get this border secure, and until you do that, I don’t want to hear a blip about COVID from you." Scarborough, who...
    There are two things one can be sure of when politicians denigrate government programs as “socialist.” One is that they don’t know anything about “socialism.” The other is that they don’t know anything about the programs they’re trying to smear. So here comes Rep. Elise Stefanik, the third-ranking member of the House Republican leadership, with an especially absurd example of the genre. Marking the birthdays of Medicare and Medicaid, which were enacted on July 30, 1965, she took to Twitter to celebrate “the critical role these programs have played to protect the healthcare of millions of families.” Then she pivoted to add, “To safeguard our future, we must reject socialist health care schemes.” Stefanik’s remark was particularly incoherent in part because of the history of Republican opinion on Medicare and Medicaid: Almost universally, they derided the programs as “socialism.” The Medicare and Medicaid bill placed before Congress by President Lyndon Johnson was “not only socialism — it is brazen socialism,” declared Sen. Carl Curtis, R-Neb. Ronald Reagan, functioning in 1961 as a mouthpiece for the American Medical Association, reviled a...
    That news likely came as a shock to journalist and "1619 Project" creator Nikole Hannah-Jones, who argued in 2019 that the country's socialist government affords residents a utopian form of racial equality unmatched anywhere in the Western Hemisphere. What are the details?During an interview with progressive journalist Ezra Klein for Klein's podcast "Vox Conversations," Hannah-Jones touted Cuba as the "most equal" country in the Western Hemisphere, "largely due to socialism." "Are there candidates right now or even just places that you think have a viable and sufficiently ambitious integration agenda, and if so, what is it?" Klein asked, prompting the discussion. "If you want to see the most equal, multiracial democ ... it's not a democracy — the most equal, multiracial country in our hemisphere, it would be Cuba," Hannah-Jones responded, despite admitting she's not an "expert" on race relations internationally. "Cuba has the least inequality between black and white people of any place really in the hemisphere," she continued. "I mean the Caribbean — most of the Caribbean it's hard to count because the white population in a lot...
    President Joe Biden called communism a 'failed system' on Thursday after he faced criticism from conservatives and some Florida Democrats for not showing strong enough support for the protesters in Cuba. 'Communism is a failed system, universally fail system. And I don't see socialism as a very useful substitute,' Biden said at the White House during a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The White House had given a more measured response to the protests that took place over food shortages and power outages on the island nation, refusing to call out the 'communist' government but denounced the 'authoritative regime' instead.  Biden said there were a 'number of things' his administration could to help the Cuban people but he expressed concern the communist-led government would take control of any aid sent there, such as remittances or COVID vaccines.   He also acknowledged his administration is doing something about the lack of internet access in Cuba. Florida's Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis wrote Biden on Wednesday, asking him to do something about the problem.   'We're considering whether we had the technological ability...
    Republicans are pointing to unrest in Cuba as evidence that socialist policies ultimately fail, despite a trend among far-left Democrats to embrace them. Thousands of Cubans took to the streets in Havana over the weekend to lash out at the worsening conditions in the country under the communist regime, as Cuba faces its worst economic crisis in decades. CUBAN ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTERS WAVE AMERICAN FLAGS DURING MARCH "Socialism leads to pain and suffering and Cuba is the perfect example," Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., said in a statement. "Biden must pressure Cuba to provide assurances that they will not fire on their own people. This is a major test for Biden. He must exert leadership and American influence." Cuban-American Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, had particularly strong words against Cuba's system of government. "Protests in #Cuba aren’t simply about ‘shortages’ Socialism promises guaranteed food, medicine & income if you give up your freedom," Rubio tweeted. "When, as always, it fails to deliver you don’t get your freedom back." Cruz spoke out against the "tyranny" of the Cuban government, noting...
    (CNN)A Democratic post-mortem of the 2020 election reveals this troubling reality: Many voters were convinced by Republican attacks that the Democratic Party and its candidates embraced socialism and other radical views."Campaign public discourse -- in paid media, earned media, and direct voter contact -- and message and opinion research indicated that voters recalled attacks related to 'radical socialists,' 'Defund the Police,' and related messages," read a section of the report, which was conducted by a series of Democratic advocacy groups including Third Way and the Latino Victory Project, and which was first obtained by The New York Times.According to the analysis, a six-month deep dive into the messaging in various 2020 contests around the country, the socialism attack was the one that stung the most. Again, here's the report:"The socialism attack was called out by many Members of Congress and candidates who were not successful who believe it hurt campaigns in states and districts with immigrant populations that fled socialist governments, including among Venezuelan, Cuban, Vietnamese, and Filipino voters."The results in 2020 House races bear that out. Democrats were swamped...
    More On: unemployment benefits Biden says people able to work must take jobs or lose unemployment Bidenomics is already starting to slam the US economy Biden is making it harder for America to get back to work Hard to swallow: NYC eateries can’t find staff thanks to Biden unemployment benefits South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has slammed federal programs that provide an extra $300 to the unemployed — saying it cripples incentive to work and is putting the US “right on the road to socialism.” “This is about as close to socialism that I’ve seen,” the Republican raged to Tucker Carlson on Fox News Monday night. “We’ve got help-wanted signs up everywhere, we get calls and letters, and texts from all sorts of businesses all across the state looking for people to work,” McMaster said. “People won’t come to work because they’re getting as much money or more in some cases by staying home.” According to economists at Bank of America, the combined unemployment benefits mean that anyone earning less than $32,000 a year can potentially receive more income...
    The governor of South Carolina said Monday that federal unemployment programs providing an extra $300 to jobless residents 'puts us right on the road to socialism'.  Republican Henry McMaster announced on Thursday that his state will opt out of the coronavirus pandemic assistance programs beginning June 30. He told Tucker Carlson on Monday that his state is experiencing a labor shortage as a result of the boosts. That came after experts revealed that people making $32,000 before COVID could now earn more by staying at home. McMaster said: 'This is about as close to socialism that I've seen. We've got help-wanted signs up everywhere, we get calls and letters, and texts from all sorts of businesses all across the state looking for people to work. 'People won't come to work because they're getting as much money or more in some cases by staying home.'  McMaster said Monday: 'It's a counterproductive policy and I'm afraid what the Biden administration is doing is that they're telling everybody that the virus is still rampant and still in great danger. Everybody has to stay home....
    On ABC’s This Week on Sunday, Chris Christie and Angela Rye sparred over Joe Biden‘s policies after host George Stephanopoulos brought up recent poll results showing the president’s historically low popularity. At the beginning of the segment, Stephanopoulos showed the result of an ABC News/Washington Post poll through Gallup that has Biden’s approval at “about 10 points better than President Trump but below every other former president of the modern era, basically.” After some commentary from the panelists, with Christie saying that Biden has “governed as a far-left president,” and that every policy he’s put forward has been designed to “appease the far-left of his party.” Heidi Heitkamp said that the reason that Biden hasn’t been able to get a bipartisan, unifying agenda is the toxicity of D.C. He could get bipartisanship if he’d focus on regular people and not Washington people. Sarah Fagen said that Biden’s $2 trillion in spending “masked as infrastructure” is far-left social policymaking. He would get bipartisanship with infrastructure spending that was on infrastructure instead of social policy. Fagen then brought up Biden’s proposed...
    Glenn Greenwald offered his own, unique take on the ideological slant of some of the biggest names in the right-wing political firmament, declaring that he thought Fox News prime time host Tucker Carlson, former Breitbart executive and staunch nativist Steve Bannon, and the 2016-era Donald Trump were all examples of modern-day, right-wing “socialists.” Greenwald comments came during a recent Daily Caller podcast entitled “Wall Street Meets Washington” hosted by Christian Datoc and Omeed Malik. The Daily Caller was co-founded by Carlson and Neil Patel back in 2010; last June, the Fox host officially severed all ties with the conservative website. During a conversation about politics in Brazil, where Greenwald lives, the group segued into discussing the history — and stigma — surrounding the term “socialism” in the United States. Greenwald has become a frequent guest on Fox News — and on Carlson’s show in particular — in the past few months since his acrimonious departure from The Intercept, prompting a wave of criticism for lending his imprimatur to a network detractors say has consistently aided and abetted Trump’s misinformation and lies. “I go on Fox is because Tucker has a story that...
    Venezuelan conservative leader María Corina Machado shared a video this week showing citizens in the country using a garbage truck to transport an injured person to a clinic in lieu of an ambulance. The video shows a group of people placing a man clearly incapable of walking arriving in front of a clinic in the back of a garbage truck. “And some come out to ask that we don’t call it a ‘failed state’ because that damages the dialogue,” Machado remarked, referring to the small minority of Venezuelan political elite still seeking talks with socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro. “While our country collapses in the hands of criminals, we have to ask ourselves, who is worse, them, or the ones who want to cohabitate with them?” Machado, a former lawmaker whom Maduro’s henchmen violently expelled from the National Assembly in 2014, is the leader of the right-wing Vente Venezuela party, which has repeatedly found itself at odds with the leadership of President Juan Guaidó, the socialist leader of the opposition. While constitutionally the president of the country, Guaidó has failed to...
    QuitoEcuadoreans choose a new president on Sunday, with many voters weary of painful economic austerity measures and eager for a return to socialism, encouraging left-wing candidate Andres Arauz who hopes to win without needing a runoff vote.The 36-year-old economist, a protege of former president Rafael Correa, leads in polls on promises to make $1 billion in direct cash payments to families and to disavow the conditions of a $6.5 billion IMF financing package.Where South Americas race for coronavirus vaccines standsHis main rival, Guillermo Lasso, has been hurt by his image as a conservative banker, and pollsters say the possibility of low voter turnout due to the pandemic could dent his support. Lawyer and indigenous activist Yaku Perez is third in the polls.An Arauz victory would extend Latin America's return to leftist policies, already evident in Argentina and Bolivia, a challenge for Washington as it duels with China for influence in the hemisphere."The response of citizens has been overwhelming all over the country, and we know that this will be reflected in the vote," Arauz said in Quito, where he accompanied...
    THE Senate convened today for a rare New Year's Day session after a plan to increase stimulus checks to $2,000 was blocked – again. Meanwhile, Americans celebrated the latest round of much-needed $600 stimulus checks as they hit US bank accounts early this morning. McConnell said an increase would put cash in the pockets of Americans who did not need it Credit: AFP or licensors 8The boost is backed by Donnie himselfCredit: Getty Images - Getty 8The latest round of checks hit this morningCredit: AP:Associated Press President Trump has requested the payout be increased – but the boost has been blocked by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell who blasted yesterday "socialism is not for the rich". He also described the money as a "universal cash giveaway," adding: "Borrowing from our grandkids to do socialism for rich people is a terrible way to get help to families who actually need it." The Republican refused a vote on the cheques unless Dems agreed to take back legal protections for social media companies and establish a voter fraud commission. With the congress session coming...
    Nikki Haley, the ex-governor and former U.N. ambassador who'll likely run for the GOP nomination in 2024, released a stern essay Monday warning that 2020 marked the year that 'socialism went mainstream.'  'The dangerous ideology, which has failed everywhere it has been tried and ruined countless lives, is on its way to becoming the default economic policy of the Democratic Party. This terrifying trend threatens the future of every American,' the former South Carolina governor tweeted.  The lines were from an essay on her political action committee's website.   Haley's comments came at an awkward moment in Washington as Republican President Donald Trump and self-proclaimed democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders interests have become politically aligned.   An essay posted to Nikki Haley's political action committee's website warned that 2020 marked that year that 'socialism went mainstream'  AWKWARD TIMING: Haley's comments came at a strange moment as President Donald Trump (left) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (right) are pushing for $2,000 checks for Americans Trump shocked both sides of the aisle last week when he released a web video saying he...
    Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said this year is marked by socialism going "mainstream" in the United States. “2020 was the year socialism went mainstream. The dangerous ideology, which has failed everywhere it has been tried & ruined countless lives, is on its way to becoming the default economic policy of the Democratic Party,” Haley tweeted Monday. 2020 was the year socialism went mainstream. The dangerous ideology, which has failed everywhere it has been tried & ruined countless lives, is on its way to becoming the default economic policy of the Democratic Party.This terrifying trend threatens the future of every American— Nikki Haley (@NikkiHaley) December 28, 2020 She added in her warning: “This terrifying trend threatens the future of every American.” Haley is currently being floated as a possible 2024 presidential contender, with oddsmakers viewing her and Vice President Mike Pence as the most likely Republicans to win the White House then, besides President Trump. She made similar comments denouncing socialism last weekend while campaigning for Sen. Kelly Loeffler in Georgia. “This is the...
    A new survey has revealed that nearly 60 per cent of Americans have an 'unfavorable opinion' of Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.  The Heartland Institute/Rasmussen poll, which surveyed 1,000 participants from December 6-7, found that a vast majority of likely voters prefer a free-market economic system over a socialist economic system. Ocasio-Cortez, who is one of America's most prominent socialists, was seen as 'very unfavorable' by 38 per cent of the respondents. Another 20 per cent said they have a 'somewhat unfavorable' impression of the Democrat.  Only 18 per cent said they have a 'very favorable' view of AOC, while 19 per cent said she is 'somewhat favorable'. About 15% said they are not sure.  A new survey has revealed that nearly 60 per cent of Americans have an 'unfavorable opinion' of Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez When the respondents were asked if they prefer a free-market economic system or socialism, 75 per cent of participants answered 'free-market economic system'. Only 11 per cent answered 'socialism'. Researchers said the results show that a 'strong majority of likely voters believe the United States should reject socialism...
            by Mary Margaret Olohan  Georgia Senate candidate Raphael Warnock once preached that Christianity started as a “socialist church,” video footage of a 2016 worship service showed. Warnock, a reverend headed into a January runoff election against Republican Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler, preached at a November 2016 “worship experience” at Ebenezer Baptist Church that the early church “operated” through socialism. “The early church was a socialist church,” Warnock said. “I know you think that’s an oxymoron, but the early church was much closer to socialism than to capitalism. Go back and read the bible. I love to listen to evangelicals who stand on the bible. Well they had all things in common, they took everything — I’m just preaching the bible — they took all of their things and they had all things in common.” “But even the folk who say they just follow every word of the bible, they’re not about to do that. But if we would just share what we have, everybody can eat, everybody ought to have water, everybody ought to have health care....
    Georgia Senate candidate Raphael Warnock once preached that Christianity started as a “socialist church,” video footage of a 2016 worship service showed. Warnock, a reverend headed into a January runoff election against Republican Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler, preached at a November 2016 “worship experience” at Ebenezer Baptist Church that the early church “operated” through socialism. (RELATED: Black Pastors Condemn Rev. Warnock’s ‘Grave Errors Of Judgment’ For Calling Himself A ‘Pro-Choice Pastor’) “The early church was a socialist church,” Warnock said. “I know you think that’s an oxymoron, but the early church was much closer to socialism than to capitalism. Go back and read the bible. I love to listen to evangelicals who stand on the bible. Well they had all things in common, they took everything — I’m just preaching the bible — they took all of their things and they had all things in common.” “But even the folk who say they just follow every word of the bible, they’re not about to do that. But if we would just share what we have, everybody can eat, everybody ought...
    A group of left-wing British MPs have formed a “Love Socialism” caucus as part of an effort to reclaim the term socialism and promote what it describes as “radical” policies to “transform” the United Kingdom. “We call it Love Socialism: green, internationalist and democratic,” the group of four Labour MPs say in an op-ed in The Independent relaunching the effort. OBAMA CALLS ON PARTY TO ENSURE AOC HAS PLATFORM DESPITE SOCIALISM BEING 'LOADED WORD' WITH ESTABLISHMENT Its Twitter page says it is “a group of Labour MPs promoting radical socialist policies to transform [the] UK.” LabourList reported that the group had previously taken a strong focus on pushing Labour to reject Brexit and keep the U.K. in the European Union. It had previously been known as “Love Socialism Hate Brexit,” and later “Love Socialism Rebuild Britain Transform Europe.” “The emergence of Love Socialism is not about creating a new Labour faction, nor is our analysis of political culture done to deepen division or suggest intellectual superiority,”the lawmakers say. “Rather it seeks to shape 21st century socialism and create unity.” The...
    Barack Obama said in an interview that aired Wednesday that 'socialism' is still too 'loaded' of a word for Democrats to embrace, but he defended figures who identify themselves as such like Alexandria Oasio-Cortez. 'Socialism is still a loaded term for a lot of folks. Once again, instead of talking labels and ideology, we should focus on talking about getting certain things done,' Obama told Snapchat's 'Good Luck America' host Peter Hamby in part one of a three-part interview. He added that many people are unconcerned with labels and more interested in passing legislation that will benefit Americans – like minimum wage and tackling the climate crisis. 'Nobody really cares about the label,' Obama said. 'They care that that is something that is important to a lot of young people and a lot of older people alike.'  Barack Obama said in an interview that aired Wednesday that Democrats still struggle to embrace socialism in the party. 'Socialism is still a loaded term for a lot of folks,' he said. 'Instead of talking labels and ideology, we should focus on talking...
    Whole Foods CEO John Mackey urged his fellow corporate leaders to join him in beating back the rising tide of socialism — an ideology he fears will plunge the world into poverty. In a recent interview with the conservative American Enterprise Institute, Mackey said business bosses need to more aggressively push back against progressives’ increasingly popular critiques of capitalism, a system he called “the greatest thing that humanity’s ever created.” Asked whether the business world’s culture needs to change, the grocery tycoon replied, “It needs to evolve. Otherwise the socialists are going to take over, that’s how I see it. And that’s the path of poverty.” “They talk about trickle-down wealth, but socialism is trickle-up poverty,” he said. “It just impoverishes everything.” “We’ve told a bad narrative, and we’ve let the enemies of business and the enemies of capitalism put out a narrative about us that’s wrong, it’s inaccurate and it’s doing tremendous damage to the minds of young people,” Mackey added. “We have to counter that.” The 67-year-old Whole Foods co-founder made the remarks while promoting his latest book,...
    Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., painted her Jan. 5 runoff election against Democrat Raphael Warnock as a battle against socialism during an interview on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures.” Loeffler, whose race is one of two in the Peach State that will determine which party controls the chamber at the outset of President-elect Joe Biden’s Democratic administration, blasted Warnock as a “radical” who is being supported by Democratic dollars from outside of the state. OBAMA DEFENDS REV. WRIGHT AS 'SUPREMELY GIFTED PREACHER,' HITS LOEFFLER'S 'CRAZY' ATTACKS ON WARNOCK “He's a radical, and will change our country forever,” Loeffler said. "If we will lose this country, we won't be able to bring it back.” Loeffler went on to tie Warnock to ideas touted by the more progressive wing of the Democratic Party, including cutting funding to police departments and the so-called Green New Deal. She also linked Warnock to former Cuban strongman Fidel Castro. VideoIn 1995, Warnock was a youth pastor at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, where Castro gave a speech during a trip to the United States to attend the...
    Venezuelan state television broadcast a lavish birthday soirée for socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro on Monday, featuring salsa dancing, a full Mexican mariachi band, and a giant cake decorated with the nation’s flag. Two decades of socialism have turned Venezuela, once the wealthiest nation in Latin America, into a failed state where many dig through trash or eat pets to survive. Most Venezuelans have not had full access to food or key medicines since at least 2016; the nation ran out of gasoline this autumn after Maduro and predecessor Hugo Chávez replaced most engineers at the state-run oil company, PDVSA, with socialist cronies. Given the dilapidated state of most supermarkets in Caracas, it is not immediately clear where Maduro’s staff found the ingredients for an elaborately decorated cake. Maduro turned 58 on Monday. Video footage from state-run VTV network showed Maduro surrounded by family — his wife and lawmaker Cilia Flores and son and lawmaker Nicolás Maduro Guerra by his side — while he thanked several musicians who traveled to the presidential palace, Miraflores, to celebrate him. Miraflores was decorated in...
    There might be a new squad in town, and this time, it'll be composed of Republicans. Congresswoman-elect Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., has signalled her interest in forming a "freedom force" to fight socialism. A Cuban-American, Salazar called out the "socialist nightmare" created by former dictator Fidel Castro. "I was born in Miami — a community built by survivors my parents fled Castro's socialist nightmare," she tweeted Friday. "[W]e can't just let the socialist left destroy the American Dream for our children! join The Freedom Force & FIGHT BACK today!" NEW YORK CONGRESSWOMAN-ELECT REVEALS INTEREST IN FORMING HOUSE ANTI-SOCIALIST SQUAD She linked to an article containing her previous comments on the issue. Salazar told NBC News: “I want to create a force within my freshman class that will have to be reckoned with. A force of reason, a force for freedom, a force for democracy." The idea of a conservative "squad" seemed like a possibility as New York Republican Nicolle Malliotakis --who defeated Rep. Max Rose, D-N.Y., this cycle -- expressed interest. Malliotakis' mother also fled Cuba. “New York City needs a...
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is refusing to denounce socialism as the left-wing ideology continues to uproot the Democrat Party and as she works to get enough support for yet another term as House Speaker. Pelosi acknowledged during a Friday press conference there was a “difference of opinion” in her party as the divide between moderates and progressives has only grown since the 2020 election. In a 2019 60 Minutes interview, Pelosi said socialism was “not the view” of the Democrat Party. Despite Pelosi’s statements, self-described Democratic socialists have become some of the most prominent figures of the Democrat Party. Nailed it, @FrancesMartel. pic.twitter.com/jPxm2HQ207 — Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) October 27, 2020 Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) earned the second-highest amount of delegates in both the 2016 and 2020 Democrat primaries and said his achievements, as well as Biden’s eventual victory in the primaries, would not have been possible without socialist groups. The subject of socialism is worrying Democrats behind closed doors. Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) said during a recent press conference call that Democrats should never say “defund the police” or “socialism”...
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is refusing to denounce socialism as the left-wing ideology continues to drive a wedge within the Democratic Party -- and as she works to lock down enough support for another term as speaker. Fox News had requested comment several times -- including multiple phone calls to Pelosi's office -- with inquiries about whether she opposed the ideology and whether she would allow any self-described socialists elected in the Democratic caucus to hold leadership positions in the House of Representatives.  During a press conference on Friday, Pelosi acknowledged that there was a "difference of opinion" among members of her caucus as a rift between moderates and progressives appears to have expanded following the 2020 election.  Back in 2019, Pelosi insisted during a "60 Minutes" interview that socialism was “not the view” of her party.  BIDEN REVEALS FOUR EXECUTIVE ORDERS THAT WOULD ROLL BACK TRUMP'S EFFORTS ON A NUMBER OF ISSUES However, self-described Democratic Socialists have become some of the most high-profile members of the Democratic Party. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who earned the second-most delegates in...
    Christian actor and filmmaker Kirk Cameron said people of faith across the nation are realizing "socialism and communism are knocking on our doors." The "Growing Pains" actor said the enthusiasm level for the presidential election is unbelievable as he travels across the country and teaches in churches. Cameron, along with evangelical supporters of President Trump, rallied voters at an event called "Non-Essential" to get the more than 40 million inactive Christian voters in the U.S. to participate in the Nov. 3 election. CALIFORNIA PASTOR EXPLAINS TRUMP VOTE WITH 'CLEAR CONSCIENCE' "I see people of faith waking up to the scary idea that socialism and communism are knocking on our doors this Halloween season," Cameron told "America's Newsroom." "They're disguised in the costumes of public health and social justice, and our governor just deemed going to church nonessential and Thanksgiving with all my grown children in my living room, nonessential," Cameron added. He was joined by Dinesh D'Souza, Charlie Kirk, Cissie Graham Lynch, the granddaughter of Rev. Billy Graham, and others for the faith-based, get-out-the-vote event in October. PROMINENT PASTOR GETS...
    Former Vice President Joe Biden said at Thursday night's debate he will add a public option as the capstone to Obamacare – which he called 'Bidencare' at Thursday's presidential debate. Biden made the boast, resurrecting an issue that liberals tried and failed to enact over stiff Republican opposition during the Obama-Biden administration, during a tense fight on stage in Nashville.  'What I’m going to do is pass Obamacare with a public option, become Bidencare,' Biden said. It was one of several times Biden tried to distinguish the plans he says he will push through from how Trump sought to portray his rival: painting the Democrat as being for a 'socialist' health plan that would end private insurance.   'What I’m going to do is pass Obamacare with a public option, become Bidencare,' former Vice President Joe Biden said at Thursday's debate Biden observed that the attack does not comport with what happened in the Democratic primaries, where he that he captured his party's nomination after beating back opponents who called for a single-payer government-run plan.   Trump went on the offensive...
    Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., is putting Michiganders on a path to socialism, his Republican opponent, John James, said Thursday. “People in the state of Michigan recognize that Gary Peters is all talk,” James told "Fox & Friends." “They recognize that he says one thing and does another. They recognize that he talks about being moderate when really he votes with Chuck Schumer 95% of the time, which is a solid A as a New York senator, and votes with Bernie Sanders 85% of the time, which is a solid B as a socialist,” James said. He added: “That doesn’t represent Michigan.”  'NERVOUS' SCHUMER SPENDING BIG IN MICHIGAN SENATE RACE TO HELP GARY PETERS: MEMO James, the Michigan Senate GOP candidate, raised $14 million in the third quarter and is within "striking distance" of upsetting the incumbent Peters, according to a campaign memo obtained by Fox News last week. In a sign of the competitive race, the super PAC aligned with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer pumped $5.4 million into ad spending in Michigan last week alone to help bolster Peters, the memo authored by James' campaign also...
    Donald Trump said Tuesday night's cluster of a debate was 'fun,' claiming Joe Biden has 'lost the radical left' wing of the Democratic Party – as viewers widely bashed the first shown-down as a 'dumpster fire.' 'Nobody wants Sleepy Joe as a leader, including the Radical Left (which he lost last night!),' Trump insisted in a tweet Wednesday morning. 'He disrespected Bernie, effectively calling him a loser!' The president also suggested he was debating two people on Tuesday – Biden and Fox News' debate moderator Chris Wallace. 'Chris had a tough night,' Trump tweeted. 'Two on one was not surprising, but fun.' 'Many important points made, like throwing Bernie, AOC PLUS 3, and the rest, to the wolves! Radical Left is dumping Sleepy Joe,' Trump claimed. 'Zero Democrat enthusiasm, WEAK Leadership!' Ahead of the first presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday, Trump repeatedly claimed he would be facing attacks from both his rival and the event's moderator. The president also suggested that Biden lost the suburban vote because he 'refused' to call for law and order at the debate....
    Democrats chose a historic candidate in Candace Valenzuela, an Afro Latino leftist, in their bid to flip another House seat in Texas’s 24th Congressional District and keep or widen their House majority. Valenzuela, a school board trustee, will face Republican Beth Van Duyne, the former three-term mayor of Irving. Valenzuela’s embrace by the far left of the Democratic wing has empowered Van Duyne to run on a message cautioning about Democrats trending toward socialism. Van Duyne gained a bit of national attention during her mayoral term for pushing the state legislature to adopt "anti-sharia" laws that state that foreign codes, such as sharia law, cannot supersede U.S. laws. The move came after a 2015 Breitbart article that reported on a makeshift sharia court in her city. In contrast to Van Duyne, a longtime figure in Republican politics, Valenzuela is a political outsider who connects with voters by telling her story, detailing temporary homelessness at age 3 when her mother fled an abusive situation and a car accident that left her with chronic back problems and medical...
    Vice President Mike Pence issued a stark warning about Democrat Joe Biden in his Republican convention speech Wednesday, saying the country 'won't be safe' in Joe Biden's America.  It was one of many rhetorical bombs Pence lobbed as Donald Trump's Democratic opponent at an outdoor speech at Ft. McHenry in Baltimore, where crowd members seated in spaced folding chairs called out for 'four more years!'  Pence hailed Trump in a prime time speech as someone who 'does things his own way' as he accepted the Republican nomination for president where he wove together stories of patriotism with scathing attacks on Biden and Democrats. Pence alternately praised Trump for his leadership during the coronavirus pandemic, and blasted Democratic nominee Joe Biden for stressing a season of 'darkness' at his party's convention last week.  'Joe Biden would double down on the very policies that are leading to violence in America’s cities. The hard truth is you won’t be safe in Joe Biden’s America,' Pence warned, after calling for 'law and order' on the streets. 'And under President Trump, we will always stand with those...
    Drew Angerer/Getty Images An email sent out by Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) team on Wednesday responded to Republican claims that 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and the Democratic Party are “socialist.” “If you have watched the first two nights of the Republican National Convention, and I am sorry if you have, you have probably seen speaker after speaker accuse Joe Biden and the Democratic Party of being SOCIALISTS who, if elected, will carry out the agenda of Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ilhan Omar,” the email opened, before adding, “If only that were true…” “But while they scream ‘socialist’ as an epithet in their videos and from the stage, what everyone needs to know is that Trump and the Republican Party just LOVE socialism — a corporate socialism for the rich and the powerful,” it continued. “And let’s be clear. Their brand of socialism has resulted in more income and wealth inequality than at any time since the 1920s, with three multi-billionaires now owning more wealth than the bottom half of our nation.” “Their socialism has allowed, during this...
    Democratic Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones denounced his own party Monday evening, saying it is “infected” with “intolerance, bigotry, socialism, anti-law enforcement bias.” “The Democratic Party has become infected with a pandemic of intolerance, bigotry, socialism, anti-law enforcement bias, and a dangerous tolerance for people who attack others, destroy their property, and terrorize our own communities,” he said during the first night of the Republican National Convention. Jones broke with his own party earlier this year in supporting President Trump, saying in April that Democrats have “used and abused folks in my community for far too long.” “The Democratic Party does not want black people to leave their mental plantation. We've been forced to be there for decades and generations,” Jones said Monday evening. “But I have news for Joe Biden: We are free, we are free people with free minds. I am part of a large and growing segment of the black community who are independent thinkers. And we believe that Donald Trump is the president that America needs to lead us forward.” Jones then reflected on growing...
    Kamala Harris was ripped by Sean Hannity as "the most radical running mate ever" because she "supports socialism." Speaking on his Fox News show Tuesday night, Hannity mocked Joe Biden for choosing Kamala Harris as his Vice Presidential pick. 6Kamala Harris was revealed to be Joe Biden's Vice Presidential pick on TuesdayCredit: Splash News 6Sean Hannity, pictured, said Harris' 'radical extremist record is atrocious'Credit: Reuters Hannity said: "This pick now solidifies what is the most extreme, radical, far-left, out-of-the-mainstream ticket of any major political party in American history.  "Her radical extremist record is atrocious. Her support for socialism [is] frankly scary." Harris was announced as the VP pick on Tuesday - making her the first black woman and Asian-American on a major presidential ticket. She is an American lawyer and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from California since 2017. Hannity added: "Now more than ever, Joe Biden is running on the most radical platform of any candidate from any major party in US history, now with the most radical running mate ever. "In other words, if these insane socialist policies are implemented, that would mean that it is...
    A Minnesota couple have been banned from shopping at Walmart after going viral when they were caught wearing swastika-covered face masks while at the store.  Raphaela Mueller, a vicar of a southwest Minnesota parish, took to Facebook Saturday to post a video of a man and a woman wearing face masks crafted out of bandannas adorned with giant swastikas while at the cash register of a Walmart in Marshall, Minnesota.   In the video, a man who is off camera can be heard telling the couple, 'You're sick. You have an illness, you can't be American and wear that mask.' A Minnesota couple have been banned from shopping at Walmart after they went viral for wearing swastika face masks while shopping in a store Saturday afternoon The couple argued with fellow shoppers who told them how offensive the face masks were RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Protesters set fire to youth detention center and police... Trump says House Democrats have turned into 'Venezuela on... Share this article Share As the man...
    LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia’s plan to hold elections in September, seen as a key to stabilizing its democracy after a year of political tumult, is increasingly in doubt amid rising coronavirus deaths, including grim reports about police in two cities finding the bodies of suspected victims of COVID-19. Police said they have recovered 420 bodies from streets, vehicles and homes in the capital of La Paz, and in Bolivia’s biggest city, Santa Cruz, in the span of five days. Between 80% and 90% of them are believed to have had the virus. A committee that advises the Health Ministry on outbreak containment measures said in a letter this week to Bolivia’s top election official that holding the elections as scheduled would not be advisable because of the rapid spread of the virus. Most researchers agree that “to plan activities such as an election, you must wait for the epidemiological curve of active cases to have a sustained decrease for a period of 14 days, so the date of Sept. 6 is not appropriate,” the committee, made up mostly...
    By CARLOS VALDEZ, Associated Press LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia’s plan to hold elections in September, seen as a key to stabilizing its democracy after a year of political tumult, is increasingly in doubt amid rising coronavirus deaths, including grim reports about police in two cities finding the bodies of suspected victims of COVID-19. Police said they have recovered 420 bodies from streets, vehicles and homes in the capital of La Paz, and in Bolivia’s biggest city, Santa Cruz, in the span of five days. Between 80% and 90% of them are believed to have had the virus. A committee that advises the Health Ministry on outbreak containment measures said in a letter this week to Bolivia’s top election official that holding the elections as scheduled would not be advisable because of the rapid spread of the virus. Most researchers agree that “to plan activities such as an election, you must wait for the epidemiological curve of active cases to have a sustained decrease for a period of 14 days, so the date of Sept. 6 is not appropriate,”...
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