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People in L.A. protest possibility of Koch brothers purchasing L.A. Times

31 May

 

Free speech is totally awesome to liberals…as long as it’s not Conservative speech.

 

 

 

University Board Votes to Keep Chick-fil-A on Campus Despite Protests

3 May

 

 

Elon University’s board of trustees voted to keep Chick-fil-A on campus despite protests from the “tolerant” student government.

The Elon University board of trustees voted last week to keep a Chick-fil-A on campus despite a vote from the school’s student government to remove the popular fast food chain for its president’s stance against gay marriage.

The movement to oust the chicken sandwich restaurant began last year when company president Truett Cathy stated his opposition to gay marriage…

…Student reaction to the decision has been mixed.

Cameron Saucier, a sophomore at Elon, said he believes there are more important things for the board to worry about than a restaurant primarily known for its chicken sandwiches.

“We’ve had several public forums and committees to discuss whether to keep a fast food chain when we have tuition hikes coming up next year and other issues that need to be addressed,” Saucier stated. “It’s kind of ridiculous.”

He said he believes the entire Chick-fil-A controversy was a result of political correctness taking over his college campus and is representative of how opposing thoughts are not welcomed at Elon.

“Political correctness has just gone way too far on Elon’s campus and the whole incident should’ve never happened in the first place,” Saucier commented.

While Saucier seemed fine with the school’s decision, members of Elon’s LGBT community were offended that the school decided to keep the restaurant.

“The fact that Elon condones [Chick-fil-A] both surprises and upsets me,” Holly Brown, a member of the LGBT group Spectrum, told Elon Local News. “You would think preventing discrimination would be more important than a chicken sandwich.”

 

 

 

When Liberals Attack: Seattle May Day

2 May

 

 

Leftists in Seattle behaving about like you would expect yesterday.  One can only imagine what the reaction would be if a Conservative group did something like this.  Obama would probably already have a press conference scheduled to call for civility, or something.  But, since it’s people who side with Democrats on most issues, it will get hardly any coverage (if any) from the Democrat media.

In Seattle, protesters threw rocks and bottles at police officers and news crews. As they moved through downtown Seattle to another neighborhood, they flung construction street barriers, trash cans and newspaper bins on the streets in an attempt to stop police officers. Windows of businesses were broken and vehicles with people in them were banged around.

At one point, a crew from CBS Seattle affiliate KIRO-TV was surrounded by rowdy protesters. They spit and sprayed Silly String on KIRO reporter David Ham and hit his photographer, the station reports.

Anti-NRA Protest in DC Draws About as Big of a Crowd as You’d Expect

26 Apr

This is a picture from the anti-NRA protest rally in Washington DC this week.

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Lots of funny stuff from Twitter in response to this huge rally.

Video: The Tea Party vs. Occupy Wall Street

30 Nov

 

There is NO middle ground.

 

 

 

Perfect example of why you should not take Obama, Democrats or OWS seriously

14 Nov

 

Hey, remember when it was an outrage to Obama that AIG paid out $121 million in bonuses to its executives in 2009 after receiving a taxpayer-funded bailout?  Ah, the good ‘ole days!  Back then Obama stated “this is not just a matter of dollars and cents, it’s about our fundamental values.”  Democrat Barney Frank wasn’t too excited about it either.  Obama even made sure to remind the bankers at one meeting at the White House that “my administration is the only thing between you and the pitchforks.”

Yep, Obama and Democrats won’t stand for paying out millions in bonuses to executives of companies that received taxpayer-funded bailouts…their “fundamental values” won’t allow it.  Or will they:  Ten executives at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are scheduled to get $12.9 million in bonus pay after meeting modest performance targets.  (Did you get that…$12.9 million to TEN people!)  These were approved by The Federal Housing Finance Agency, the government regulator for Fannie and Freddie.  All of this, of course, after the federally backed mortgage giants received nearly $170 billion in taxpayer bailouts just two years ago.

If we don’t hear from Obama soon on this, he should no longer be taken seriously.  It will be another glaring example of his blatant hypocrisy. Additionally, if this does not become a major issue to the OWS protesters, don’t take them seriously either.  If they are unwilling to criticize the “1%” in government, then no one should care what they think about the “1%” in the private sector.

 

 

Any chance the Tea Party would handle rape, sexual assault or drug abuse “internally”?

1 Nov

 

From Biggovernment.com, an OWS protester is interviewed and sheds light on what is going on in Zuccotti Park in New York City.  Different OWS protests in other cities around the country are also experiencing the same issues with sexual assaults, rape, violence and drug abuse.

The organizers of the OWS protests are encouraging their fellow protesters to keep quiet and not report anything to the police.  They prefer to handle these situations “internally.”

Amazing.

If a single incident like this happened at a Tea Party event, you’d see every Democrat that could find a camera on television freaking out.  The liberal media would be calling for government intervention at the highest levels.  Mayor Bloomberg would be at the front of the line condemning their actions and would have them removed immediately.  The National Organization for Women (N.O.W.) would be condemning the Tea Party with endless ads and protests.  Every Democrat from Obama to Pelosi to Wasserman-Schultz would be vilifying Republicans for their ties to this group and call on them to publicly denounce them.

Democrats would ask out loud “what kind of group would allow sexual assaults, rape, violence and drug abuse and not even report it to the police? How could a group allow their women to be raped and assaulted?  What message does it send to children by allowing drug use and violence?”

But, it’s not the Tea Party.  It’s Occupy Wall St. (OWS).  OWS represents something VERY important for Democrats.  It represents a group of people taking the focus off of the actual culprits (politicians) and turning it on someone else.  They have to be laughing themselves silly that so many Americans, particularly liberals, think that all of our problems can be laid exclusively at the feet of Wall St. fat cats.  I’m sure that there are plenty of Wall St companies and individuals who share some of the blame, but they did not act alone.  Who was it pressuring banks to ease their lending standards so that more people could achieve the “American dream” of home ownership which led to the housing collapse?  Politicians.  Who was it looking the other way (and getting rich) while Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were backing risky loans for years?  Politicians.  Who is it that keeps spending billions of dollars we don’t have on companies run by their friends and campaign donors?  Politicians.

The one good thing about the OWS protests is that it has provided another example of the hypocrisy of liberals.  They are willing to put up with a little rape, sexual assault, violence and drug use if it helps their chances at getting reelected.