Big govt, Issues, Politics

Women’s March Veers Further Left with Anti-Semitic Manifesto

Instead of addressing some of its followers’ concerns about not representing all women, the Women’s March has now officially embraced anti-Semitism with a 71-page “Women’s Agenda” ascribing to the Boycott-Divestment-Sanction movement to fiscally punish Israel. Among its pages, the “Agenda” calls for blacklisting lawmakers who condemn BDS as well as specifically targets anti-BDS legislation as “[o]ne of the biggest threats to speech today.” “Whether it’s the attempts to create federal or state laws banning political boycotts or criticism of Israel (including the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions tactic), targeting environmental protest or preventing students and faculty on college campuses from expressing their views or engaging in peaceable assembly, the silencing of one side of the debate is precisely what our First Amendment protects against.” Read more…

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

The Women’s March openly embraced the anti-Semitism it has been repeatedly accused of Saturday, with leaders openly embracing the Boycott-Divestment-Sanction movement from the Women’s March podium, and issuing a new manifesto, released to coincide with the Washington, D.C., signature event, excoriating Congress and state legislators for condemning the BDS movement.

The 71-page “Women’s Agenda,” released Saturday, includes specific references to the BDS movement, and takes a stand against anti-BDS bills, The Washington Times reports.

The “Agenda” called the anti-BDS bills, which seek to prohibit government agencies from contracting with any entity that openly embraces the BDS movement or deliberately boycotts the State of Israel, “[o]ne of the biggest threats to speech today.”

 

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Former Planned Parenthood Clinic Director Turns Pro-Life

During an interview in the run-up to the 2019 March for Life, Abby Johnson, former Planned Parenthood clinic director, shared her story of how she became pro-life eight years into her job after witnessing an abortion. During an interview on Life with Alex Marlow on Breitbart News Daily, Johnson revealed: “I worked for Planned Parenthood for eight years. I was a clinic director. I left in 2009 after a couple of things. One, I was told that my job was to double the amount of abortions-so double our abortion quota-that we had in our clinic, which was troubling to me because I was told for all of these years that our goal was to reduce the number of abortions, and here I am being told to double our quota.”

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Abby Johnson, a former abortion clinic director at Planned Parenthood, spoke to Alex Marlow on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily on Thursday, explaining that she became a pro-life advocate after witnessing an abortion.

The interview came ahead of the 2019 March for Life, scheduled for January 18 in Washington, DC.

Johnson said, “I worked for Planned Parenthood for eight years. I was a clinic director. I left in 2009 after a couple of things. One, I was told that my job was to double the amount of abortions — so double our abortion quota — that we had in our clinic, which was troubling to me because I was told for all of these years that our goal was to reduce the number of abortions, and here I am being told to double our quota.”

Johnson then described her participation in and witnessing of an abortion procedure.

Johnson recalled, “Then, about a month later, I was asked to help participate in an ultrasound-guided abortion procedure.

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Issues, Politics

Gillette’s Preachy Ad Continues War on Men

Gillette’s latest ad, which tells men what’s wrong with them, is continued evidence that there’s a war on men in America today, and we have “woke” groups to thank, including social justice warriors, the #MeToo mob and feminists who seek to emasculate and belittle men at every opportunity.

For starters, since when does anyone — in this case, a manufacturer of men’s shaving and body products — have the right to tell an entire gender how to act or, even more intrusively, how to raise their sons? Alluding to its own slogan, the company degradingly asks in the ad, “Is this the best a man can get?” Last time I checked, raising children is a parent’s job, not the purview of a disposable razor company whose products, after a few uses, get thrown in the trash — exactly where its male-bashing ad belongs.

Gillette made a massive marketing miscalculation by lecturing men on how not to be bullies and sexual harassers. (Catcalling’s a no-no.) Heaven forbid they display any signs of masculinity. In other words, Gillette wants men to do away with the notion of “boys being boys.”

Perhaps the company has forgotten that alpha male “boys being boys” were who fearlessly stormed the beaches at Normandy and led Allied forces to ultimate victory in World War II, putting an end to the Holocaust and Adolf Hitler’s satanic grip on Europe. Boys being boys dressed in New York Police Department and New York Fire Department uniforms bravely rushed into collapsing buildings at ground zero during 9/11, rescuing lives while risking — or losing — their own. And let’s not forget the brave boys being boys on United Airlines Flight 93 who charged the cockpit and battled with terrorists, thereby diverting the hijacked plane from its target, the U.S. Capitol — saving countless lives.
If that kind of masculinity — that “let’s roll” bravado and heroism — is what “boys being boys” is all about, someone should tell the “woke” crowd we need more of it, not less.

In fact, it’s in men’s DNA to protect others — something sorely missing in Gillette’s virtue-signaling, condescending ad. Instead, it painted men in broad stereotypical strokes as boorish subhumans in need of etiquette school, stat. That’s certainly no way to treat millions of its customers, especially the many who work hard, create useful things — such as razors — pay taxes and serve in the military, in addition to being loving fathers, brothers, sons and caregivers.
And dare I say in politically correct modern America that many are also providers? (Gasp!)

But that’s just my opinion, a woman who doesn’t get offended by catcalling. Truth be told, anytime I walk past a construction site and men smile, pass along a compliment or whistle, I laugh, knowing their actions, in the broad scheme of things, are harmless. After all, with all the real problems plaguing humankind — cancer affecting millions, the opioid epidemic and endless wars — don’t we all have more important things to worry about?

But that’s just me, a red-blooded American woman who appreciates red-blooded men just the way they are — pretty darn perfect.

Adriana Cohen is a syndicated columnist with the Boston Herald. Follow her on Twitter @AdrianaCohen16. To find out more about Adriana Cohen and read her past columns, please visit the Creators Syndicate webpage at www.creators.com.

COPYRIGHT 2019 CREATORS.COM

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Second Lady Shocks Left

The anti-Christian MSM is in full throttle fake news outrage following the newsbreak that Vice President Mike Pence’s wife, Karen, will be working at Immanuel Christian School, a Christian private school upholding biblical teachings as central to its curriculum and its community. From primetime television to Twitter feeds, the Second Lady is under attack for working with such an organization that, in keeping with biblical teachings, bans openly gay teachers as well as condemns sexually immoral conduct, such as premarital sex. Such positions are likewise found in Muslim and/or Jewish private schools, but Mrs. Pence, unfortunately, is an easy target for the rabid Left making its phony and hypocritical “inclusivity” arguments to attack her while simultaneously celebrating headscarves as “progress” on the House floor.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

The Left is once again shocked to learn that the Pences are Christian. It seems they learn this fact anew every few months or so and are freshly outraged every time it dawns on them. The epiphany happened again this week when Mike Pence’s wife, Karen, got a job at a Christian private school. This has elicited many outraged headlines across the mainstream media, and many shocked and appalled tweets and so on.

Of course, the stated reason for the outrage is not that Karen Pence, a Christian, is working for Immanuel Christian School, a Christian school, but that the school bans openly gay teachers and does not admit openly gay students. It also prohibits all other forms of sexually immoral conduct, including premarital sex. Teachers are required to officially affirm the Biblical position on all of these subjects.

But there is no difference between attacking Karen Pence for working at a Christian school and attacking Karen Pence for working at a Christian school that prohibits behavior contrary to Christian teaching.

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Big govt, Issues, Politics

Abortion Advocate: “Fetal Tissue is Not a Person”

The Daily Wire’s Emily Zanotti annihilated abortion advocate Danielle Campoamor’s Twitter remarks that “fetal tissue is not a person” with her own miscarriage story and remarks of how dead “fetal tissue” does not have 150 bpm heart rates. Campomor, notorious for her antilife rhetoric, ultimately backed herself into a corner where basic biology trumped her argument that a baby does not count as a baby unless the mother wants it. Zanotti explained that “remedial eighth grade sex Ed” might address the blatant and willful misunderstanding of the facts of conception. Read more…

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

An abortion advocate who serves as a senior editor at Romper and columnist for Bustle decided to weigh in once more on the issue on Twitter, insisting “fetal tissue is not a person,” prompting a response from The Daily Wire’s Emily Zanotti that slammed her for her cavalier disregard for the sanctity of human life.

The tweet looked like this:

Two days prior to that tweet, Campoamor had tweeted her love for abortion providers: “Ppl who provide abortions are the kindest, most passionate, & hilarious ppl you’ll ever meet. Talking to abortion providers is always the highlight of my day & reason #466,875 why I love my job & it’s just not said enough: they’re the best ppl on earth. #iloveabortionproviders.”

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Big govt, Courts, Issues, Politics

SC Lawmakers Focus on Fetal Personhood Legislation to Save Lives

South Carolina State Representative Josiah Magnuson is leading the GOP in a fight to recognize fetal personhood at the state level in order to “slay the dragon” of legalized abortion, and it’s part of a broader trend echoed by conservatives in 16 other states. “The only way to slay the dragon is through the heart of Roe v. Wade,” Magnuson explained. “We need to remember our goal-to end abortion.” Magnuson’s bill in particular recognizes that the right to life begins at conception, although it does make exception in instances where the mother is in danger of dying, and it also allows for contraception. “The Personhood Act will define life at conception so that all humans are protected under state law, regardless of age,” Magnuson said. “The dark trade must end. Now is the time to end abortion in South Carolina.”

Here’s more from PJ Media…

South Carolina GOP state Rep. Josiah Magnuson told the Spartanburg County Republican Party last month he’s tired of nibbling around the edges of legalized abortion.

“The only way to slay the dragon is through the heart of Roe v. Wade,” Magnuson explained. “We need to remember our goal — to end abortion.”

The pro-choice Guttmacher Institute trumpeted a warning in December picked up by Vice News — Republicans had pre-filed at least 17 state legislative proposals to limit abortions.

Among the 17 is Magnuson’s bill to recognize the right to life begins at conception, a concept known as fetal personhood. The legislation would outlaw abortion with very few exceptions.

Under Magnuson’s proposal, an abortion would be allowed if the mother was in danger of dying. But cases of rape and incest are not addressed in Magnuson’s proposal. Contraception and in-vitro fertilization would be permitted.

Magnuson’s legislation states “the rights of its citizens extend to each newly born and pre-born human being.”

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Big govt, Politics

Hypocrisy on Morality

Morality for thee, but not for me.
That’s the Democratic Party’s elitist modus operandi when it comes to casting aspersions and judging President Donald Trump’s character, marital issues and moral compass but not their own.

Take the recent revelations surrounding the richest man in the world, Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com and owner of the anti-Trump Washington Post. Bezos announced via Twitter this week that his 25-year marriage has gone bust, stemming from reports of a salacious affair the billionaire businessman allegedly had with a friend’s wife. Although both Bezos and his paramour have denied the illicit affair, according to reports their steamy sexts speak otherwise — indicating that The Washington Post’s owner could very well be no angel when it comes to marital fidelity. But that hasn’t stopped his newspaper from writing round-the-clock hit pieces against the president for the past several years highlighting Trump’s amorality.

“Trump is incompetent, impulsive and amoral. Heaven help us all,” read a Dec. 24 WaPo headline. Before that, there was the holier-than-thou doozy “Calling Trump ‘amoral’ gives him a pass,” published in 2017, which followed an opinion piece published two weeks prior, written by David Von Drehle, accusing the president of “supreme amorality.” These types of pieces — just a tiny fraction of the Trump character assassinations in the Post — are in addition to an unprecedented number of hours left-wing cable news programs and other liberal media outlets have dedicated to highlighting Trump’s 2006 sexual encounter with porn actress Stormy Daniels and other such stories.

All of this reveals that in much of America today, what is deemed moral or amoral largely hinges on political affiliation.
Then there’s the cesspool of liberal Hollywood hypocrites.

It’s well-known that La-La Land — in addition to inventing the infamous casting couch — is also home to some of the worst perverts, sex abusers and cheaters, including Harvey Weinstein, who’s currently facing criminal charges in New York for rape and sexual abuse. Yet the entertainment industry has the audacity to assail every fiber of President Trump’s moral disposition day in and day out. Hard to take these folks seriously when we know that many living in the land of fruits and nuts won’t be auditioning for the role of choirboy any time soon.

And then there are the mainstream media, which collectively downplayed former President Bill Clinton’s numerous affairs — including with Monica Lewinsky, a young, impressionable intern he engaged in extramarital sex acts with in the Oval Office. This is the same left-wing cabal that looks down on Trump’s marital infidelities while overlooking how John F. Kennedy, his brother Ted and countless other Democratic politicians left-wingers voted for strayed during their marriages, too.

It doesn’t take an Ivy league degree to see that in America today, there are two distinct sets of rules when it comes to what constitutes morality — one for Democrats and the other for Republicans.
A dual standard indeed.

Adriana Cohen is a syndicated columnist with the Boston Herald. Follow her on Twitter @AdrianaCohen16. To find out more about Adriana Cohen and read her past columns, please visit the Creators Syndicate webpage at www.creators.com.

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Border Security Shutdown Fight Moves to the Senate

Unable to wear down President Trump from his border wall funding demands, Democratic lawmakers are now holding both chambers of the legislative branch hostage to their open borders agenda, beginning a “blockade” of all legislation in the Senate except for their “compromise” funding legislation. Democrats argue that their first order of business is reopening the government yet refuse any serious discussion about securing the border. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) responded that there is no point in voting on the Democrats’ half measures because President Trump has already refused to sign them. Read more…

Here’s more from Washington Examiner…

Senate Democrats on Thursday began a “blockade” of all legislation after Senate Republicans refused to consider two House-passed bills that would fund partially shut down government agencies without money for a border wall.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Thursday morning blocked the two bills that were introduced by the two Democratic senators from Maryland, where thousands of federal government workers reside. Democrats made it clear afterward that they wouldn’t agree to take up any bills other than those to reopen the government.

“It’s my commitment to my federal workers and our country that the first order of business here should be the reopening of government,” said Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md.

Democrats this week already blocked work on a pro-Israel bill, and they have suggested they will filibuster all bills other than spending bills for the nine federal agencies subject to the partial shutdown.

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Cuomo, Clinton: Promote Rapid “Reproduction Justice”

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) is holding his state’s budget hostage to the Left’s “Justice Agenda,” which includes making “reproductive justice” a constitutional right in the New England state. Specifically, Cuomo is teaming up with former New York Senator Hillary Clinton to push the Reproductive Health Act and Comprehensive Contraceptive Coverage Act (“free birth control for all”) just in time for the Jan. 22 Roe v. Wade anniversary. “It is critical that we codify the Roe v. Wade decision into state law, and to take it a step further, we will fight to pass a constitutional amendment that writes into the constitution a provision protecting a woman’s right to protect her own reproductive health,” Cuomo said Monday. Read more…

Here’s more from PJ Media…

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is vowing to make abortion a constitutional right in his state by saying he won’t approve a budget if the legislature fails to pass the Reproductive Health Act and Comprehensive Contraceptive Coverage Act.

Former New York Sen. Hillary Clinton is joining Cuomo in his push to get the bill passed in the next 30 days; it’s part of Cuomo’s “Justice Agenda” that he wants to see happen in the first 100 days of the legislative session, which begins Wednesday.

New York state Dems have said they want to pass the legislation in time for the Jan. 22 Roe v. Wade anniversary. Four days before the anniversary is the March for Life in Washington.

Cuomo argues that putting abortion rights in his state’s constitution is necessary “in this tumultuous time.” State senate Republicans have blocked the effort, including passage of the bill last year in the state assembly, but lost the majority in November elections.

 

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Big govt, Media, Politics

AOC Blasts Factcheckers for “False Equivalency” and “Bias”

For Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), consistency is beside the point in the midst of her nascent socialist revolution. She blasted PolitiFact and The Washington Post for what she called “false equivalency” and “bias” in their criticism of her political stances and arguments with the “Green New Deal” for its unaffordability and unrealistic aims. “Facts are facts, America. We should care about getting things right. Yet standards of who gets fact-checked, how often + why are unclear,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Monday. “This is where false equivalency + bias creeps in, allowing climate deniers to be put on par w/scientists, for example.”

Here’s more from Fox News…

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lashed out at fact-checkers just days after taking office, accusing them of “false equivalency” and “bias” toward her in their columns examining her statements.

Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has been called out by fact-checkers at a steady clip since her upset primary win last year over then-Rep. Joe Crowley. She’s apparently had enough. On Monday, she took aim at PolitiFact and The Washington Post fact-check unit for supposedly singling her out.

“Facts are facts, America. We should care about getting things right. Yet standards of who gets fact-checked, how often + why are unclear,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Monday. “This is where false equivalency + bias creeps in, allowing climate deniers to be put on par w/ scientists, for example.”

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