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AOC ain’t A-OK
Boston Herald, by Howie Carr

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Posted By:MissMolly, 2/10/2019 5:10:32 AM

What would Dr. John Silber make of BU alumna Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? The longtime president of Boston University would not be impressed, I dare say, with the semiliterate millennial who has gone in months from sticky-fingered Manhattan bartender to the intellectual prophet of the Democratic Party. Which just goes to show you how much the party has changed since Silber was its nominee for governor in 1990. During that campaign, he used to wonder, aloud, why so many illegal immigrants from “tropical climes” were moving to Lawrence. As if he didn’t know.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: arkfamily, 2/10/2019 6:19:21 AM     (No. 11898213)

The $180,000 gal is trying to tell everyone how to think and act. I tend to wonder if she thinks she is some god. Just because her campaign district fell for her line, I hope taxpayers are waking up to what Democrats want from us. They want it all. Maybe Alexandria should donate $80,000 of her congressional salary to what she is asking of everyone else.

Where can taxpayers go to rein in these outrageous congressional salaries?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: walcb, 2/10/2019 6:53:53 AM     (No. 11898232)

At the next counter whatever march in Washington, people should wear cow masks carrying signs with a cow circled with a slash over it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Red Jeep, 2/10/2019 7:19:35 AM     (No. 11898241)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the Hyphen, got elected with 15,000 votes, and we should listen to her because....?

And the Hyphen is a media darling because...? A bright shiny object to distract?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Kitty Myers, 2/10/2019 7:22:10 AM     (No. 11898242)

AOC, the cow fart feminist.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 2/10/2019 7:34:08 AM     (No. 11898250)

Udderly foolish! /s

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Reply 6 - Posted by: cube, 2/10/2019 8:00:53 AM     (No. 11898272)

If illegal gimmigrants keep flooding past our wall-less southern border, thoughtful Americans will soon be outnumbered and a commie moron like AOC can be elected in the U.S.

Add voter fraud by the democrats or the republicans who don´t vote because the GOP isn´t perfect enough and you have a recipe for New Venezuela.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Pearson365, 2/10/2019 8:03:05 AM     (No. 11898274)

Safe bet that BU as well as most universities in US are desperately seeking AOC as their May commencement speaker. And that the graduating classss of these schools will give her numerous standing ovations for her leftist idiocy. And, that she will be given numerous honorary degrees by these schools for her fight to save the planet by eliminating all of the advances that allow people to exist on it.

AOC is the poster child for the millions of Americans who dutifully carry their own bags to grocery stores, who demand “organic and sustainable”, who shun glutens and antibiotics, who drive Prius with Hillary and Obama stickers and who believe that they must require others to behave just like them.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: billw., 2/10/2019 8:03:54 AM     (No. 11898275)

Geez! This is too easy.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero, 2/10/2019 8:04:32 AM     (No. 11898277)

#3 You are right on the money about AOC being a distraction, and it becomes more apparent every day. It´s a whole movement of Send In The Clowns, and to a great degree too many of us (objecting Americans) have laughed and viewed it as an amusing deterioration of the anti American Democrat party, when in fact she is the diversion while the real haters are behind the curtain reloading.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Northcross, 2/10/2019 8:41:02 AM     (No. 11898321)

AOC is incapable of gaining this much air time on her own. Who is the malign force that has brought this absurd puppet onto center stage?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: little guy, 2/10/2019 8:41:53 AM     (No. 11898323)

This uninformed and narcissistic child is the Left´s new Cindy Sheehan. She will be used until the next shiny object is found. Sadly, she doesn´t realize that when the Dems yell --- "Look! A squirrel!" in order to distract everyone from baby killing or black-face or charges of rape or whatever, she is the squirrel they point to.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: planetgeo, 2/10/2019 8:55:23 AM     (No. 11898344)

I believe that God has sent America this Commie Barbie to let us know that it´s time to wake up and totally destroy the Leftist Educational Complex before it destroys this country.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: bpl40, 2/10/2019 9:03:44 AM     (No. 11898352)

Remember Moochelle during the 2008 campaign? How "Barack" was going to force you to change your ways, get you out of your comfort zone, do the right thing etc. Similar intellect and arrogance at work here. She hasn´t yet got a graduate degree from Harvard law but wait, you ain´t seen nothing yet.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: lakerman1, 2/10/2019 9:06:08 AM     (No. 11898355)

Howie failed to mention that BU granted an earned Ph.D. to Martin Luther King, Jr., despite his obviously plagiarized doctoral dissertation.
When the King Center announced that King´s doctoral dissertation was, without a doubt, plagiarized, BU did not revoke his Ph.D., as is otherwise standard practice.
Instead, they said, well, he is a black preacher, and black preachers have a tradition of ´borrowing´ other black preachers´ sermons. (As a matter of fact, the I Have A Dream speech was ´borrowed´ from another black preacher. That fact came out when the King Family tried to copyright it after MLK´s death. The King family is, shall we say, unusually fixated on money?)
BU added that MLK Jr. ´was really busy at the time he was writing his dissertation.´
So, we should not be surprised that BU granted a degree to Senorita Big Teeth.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Franz, 2/10/2019 9:21:39 AM     (No. 11898379)

To make a very minor point about how AOC is out of touch with reality, cows burp about four times as much methane as they fart.

Inquiring minds what to know.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 2/10/2019 9:55:44 AM     (No. 11898421)

We ended up with AOC because the people that voted her in cannot think. They were never taught to think. They were taught Socialism is cool. They were taught Socialism will bring justice, help the suffering, and save the planet. Apparently nobody taught them the history of Socialist states where people lose their wealth and freedom, and if they complain, lose their lives.

There will likely be more AOCs in Congress as the current high school and college crowds start voting more.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: PAdiva, 2/10/2019 10:04:18 AM     (No. 11898424)

AOC´s commencement speeches will be a blast. (literally)

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Reply 18 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 2/10/2019 10:18:17 AM     (No. 11898444)

I don´t laugh and the future of our Republic is at hand. AOC (make fun all you want) won an election because the old guard was asleep.
It´s here and making fun of the millennial youths is not wise. Universities are pumping out grads like AOC who will vote or run for office.
Pelosi will not win this or reign AOC in because Pelosi´s brain, what´s left of it, is leaking out of her ears and teeth are falling out. AOC will out last her. Don´t complain about her salary because the lazy lay about who had the seat prior made the same salary.
The green dreamers, ex-bartenders, cook line chefs, taxi drivers are on the march this is just the beginning.
When Howie Carr said BU is applauding there is a reason for it, mission accomplished.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: JimBob, 2/10/2019 10:30:18 AM     (No. 11898455)

Every time this hispanic female opens her mouth, all I hear is the braying of the Democrat party mascot.... the Jackass.

The only question in my mind is..... Who is the ´Hand behind the media Curtain´ that has ordained Occasionally-Cognizant as this week´s Shiny New Thing (to be used up and thrown away when a new shiny thing appears).

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Reply 20 - Posted by: congar, 2/10/2019 10:34:42 AM     (No. 11898460)

Republicans should vote for AOC. It reveals how totally nutty their ideas are.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: PageTurner, 2/10/2019 10:37:28 AM     (No. 11898469)

Howie in fine form - hilarious!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: zek, 2/10/2019 10:40:24 AM     (No. 11898474)

As they grasp to every word she speaks, they continue to criticize anyone stupid enough to vote for Trump. You can’t make this stuff up.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 2/10/2019 10:45:51 AM     (No. 11898487)

From narcissist to megalomaniac to manic arc angel warrior, what a ride she takes them on.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Pepper Tree, 2/10/2019 10:51:04 AM     (No. 11898497)

AOC has hit the millenial lottery. She’s instantly famous, hanging with celebs, in the money and making a difference in social justice. All she had to do was out-promise a sleeping incumbent pol by reguritating the nonsense she heard in college. Her communist former professors must be feeling so proud and superior.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: snakeoil, 2/10/2019 10:57:32 AM     (No. 11898514)

Didn´t know Howie used to be a Journalism Professor. In this column he used the term "Democratic Party." Shouldn´t it be "Democrat Party?" And, of course, there´s nothing democratic about the democrap party. Airhead Ooochie Coochie is the direction the country is headed. In a few decades she´ll be joined by Congresswoman Honey Boo Boo.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: zzzghy, 2/10/2019 11:44:23 AM     (No. 11898568)

A mind-numbed millionaire idiot fashion model who scuttles about the world in a carbon-belching private jet has found a "hero" in alexi cowfart cortez.

Is everyone getting the picture here?

Sooner or later even the dumbest of dumb will get a whiff of this one. Even witchypoo is catching on.

One thing though and this is none of her doing; discussing Madam Flatulent´s targeted stupidity is pretty much as fatuous as she is so in that sense she truly is one of Lenin´s "useful idiots" (he didn´t say it but he´s stuck with it).

Joel Chandler Harris would call her a Tar-Baby and he´d be right.

There are bigger sewer-fish to fry.

Much bigger; like the organ grinders about to yank alexi´s chain. It´s important to remember this. alexi cowfart cortez is a diversion now, so be aware.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: jacksin5, 2/10/2019 11:49:35 AM     (No. 11898571)

At least pedal cars will make a comeback.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: trackman999, 2/10/2019 12:11:58 PM     (No. 11898593)

This makes Biden seem like the only moderate dem candidate. Because all the on purpose idiocy pushed by the progs Biden will be pushed as the alternative to the insanity. Should he get elected he´ll be nothing more than a puppet of the progs.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: fairplay, 2/10/2019 12:44:09 PM     (No. 11898619)

Alexi O.Cortez got all her current affair knowledge from DRUNKS!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: NotaBene, 2/10/2019 12:49:52 PM     (No. 11898624)

Alex Occasional-Cortex is a mere hyphen in the battle against Socialism. What Matters is that Kamelto Horizontal, Pocahontas and the black guy who ruined Newark endorsed her Global Warming anti-American plan. Now the Democrat Party owns this Green plan as they challenge President Trump in 2020.

If you like your car you can’t keep your car.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: wilmo, 2/10/2019 1:31:25 PM     (No. 11898655)

How in God´s name did Boston U award Cortez a degree of any kind as an economics major?

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Reply 32 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 2/10/2019 2:07:04 PM     (No. 11898680)

She should push a bill to outlaw red lipstick.
Then she wouldn´t look like she worked all night at the bunny ranch!

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Reply 33 - Posted by: RenoVet68, 2/10/2019 3:23:52 PM     (No. 11898729)

I wonder how many of Occasional-Cortex´s constituents are on some form of governmental assistance (or freebie)?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: antidem, 2/10/2019 3:29:56 PM     (No. 11898733)

American Evita

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Reply 35 - Posted by: jpdkas, 2/10/2019 4:12:27 PM     (No. 11898766)

I do not agree with AOC in ANY way - her belief in government takeover of so much of our economy and the likely forced coercion of all of us to follow government demands. I also believe she is very dangerous to our republic where some of these wacky ideas would not, in normal times see the light of day. Putting these ideas into the public arena makes them more "acceptable" and sets the narrative in the upcoming presidential election, as candidates will be talking about it.

What I DO like about is that she is new, fresh, and proposing ideas. THAT IS WHAT THE HOUSE IS SUPPOSED TO BE!! New ideas brought to the forefront to be debated, considered, and (in this case), hopefully disposed. Without term limits the legislature does not have new ideas, and are limited by a lot of back room deals, "don´t rock the boat" attitude, accept the status quo, and so on. Conservatives can also elect someone to the house to propose new CONSERVATIVE legislation to get the right things done for our country. The house is supposed to be the brash-upstarts that challenge the status quo while the senate is supposed to the the "august" body to provide senior leadership be quell too crazy of initiatives from the house - which should definitely occur in this case.

We need new leadership in the house to propose a clearer conservative vision of the country to fix the emigration problem, border security, economy, budget deficit, and so on....not just settle on the tried and failed attempts of the past. I believe if we truly had term limits, new ideas could be forthcoming that could solve these issues vs. keeping people like Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Shumer, Mitch McConnel, and the like.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: joew9, 2/10/2019 5:50:55 PM     (No. 11898854)

We need to stop defeating socialists in the legislature in quiet battles and start loudly campaigning to the people against the socialists. Most young people hear these leftist theories and figure that some evil politicians stopped them. They are never told the theories were defeated in the legislature because most everyone of the politicians that weren´t crazy knew they would not work - ever. They need to be taught what is wrong with socialism. This is what was so refreshing about Trumps SOTU is that at least he condemned socialism. But he did it as if everyone already knew it was bad.

The problem with socialism, marxism, communism, etc. Is they all ignore a characteristic of humans. Humans need motivation to work. You guarantee something to us and not require us to work for it and we WON´T work for it. And especially we will NOT work for the good of the state.

Many humans have a natural inclination to just lay around and make minimal effort. (I would if I could get away with it.) The laziest of us live in temperate areas because it requires no planning to avoid freezing to death or gathering food. And those that live like that are certainly not going to go out and work for the good of the state.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: weejun, 2/10/2019 7:20:27 PM     (No. 11898923)

Do NOT underestimate this dangerous tool, folks. I can think of numerous "losers" throughout history who preyed on the emotions of sufficient followers to be put in power, and then allowed to implement their evil/off base ideas: Mussolini, Hitler, Lenin, etc. All appealed to the "we are victims and deserve more" emotions of their constituents, and they were put in power with a promise to "correct" those societal injustices.

This woman is scary, simply because she seems so out of it from a practical/logical standpoint. But make no mistake about it: she seems to have the charisma that is appealing to a lot of folks in this country, many of whom have grown up being brainwashed into believing that: (a) they are victims; (b) the United States is an evil nation and the cause of most of the misery in the world; and (3) other people shouldn´t be allowed to have more wealth, power, privileges than they have. Paying for it? Not a problem: the government will pay for it, on the backs of taxing the snot out of the "rich" (which anybody with any sense knows means the vast middle class, where the majority of the money in this country is).

She is rising up at the perfect time to take advantage of decades of indoctrination and misleading by our education system and the lame stream media: one can only hope that the self interests of the decrepit democrat leadership will temporarily squash her for being "too ambitious."

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Mrduc, 2/10/2019 7:37:46 PM     (No. 11898930)

Cowfarts? What about illegal alien farts?

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Reply 39 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/11/2019 1:46:51 AM     (No. 11899202)

Who is paying for her nonstop media coverage ?
She is not only ignorant, but drunk on power-and making more money than she ever made.
She is all over the news everyday and that voice is so annoying and grating. She needs to cut back on the Starbucks or whatever uppers she takes.

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Breitbart, by Pam Key    Original Article
Posted By: M2- 2/16/2019 8:42:04 AM     Post Reply
Friday on KABC radio in Los Angeles, conservative commentator Ann Coulter reacted to President Donald Trump saying she was “off the reservation,” during his press conference this morning. Explaining that building the border wall was Trump’s mandate, Coulter said, “It was one thing, the promise he made every single day at every single speech.” She added, “So forget the fact that he’s digging his own grave. This is just — look the only national emergency is that our president is an idiot.” Coulter did praise the president regarding the courts by saying, “In defense of Trump supporters and those who fell for his

Why some African Americans are
questioning Kamala Harris’s blackness

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Washington Post, by Eugene Scott    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 2/15/2019 11:15:01 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) is running to become the first black female president. But in the early days of the campaign, she’s had to answer questions about the “legitimacy” of her “blackness.” Online, stories have circulated suggesting that Harris is not African American because her parents are immigrants and she spent some of her childhood in Canada. During an appearance on “The Breakfast Club” radio show Monday, hosts DJ Envy and Charlamagne Tha God asked Harris about that. Harris pushed back. “I’m black, and I’m proud of being black. I was born black. I will die black,”

Trump Demands Gavin Newsom Return
$3.5 Billion for Canceled Bullet Train;
Newsom: It’s ‘California’s Money’ Now

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Breitbart Politics, by Joel B. Pollak    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 2/15/2019 2:46:26 PM     Post Reply
President Donald Trump demanded Wednesday evening that the State of California return $3.5 billion in federal funds after Gov. Gavin Newsom canceled most of the state’s high-speed rail project, saying it was too expensive. “California has been forced to cancel the massive bullet train project after having spent and wasted many billions of dollars,” the president tweeted. “They owe the Federal Government three and a half billion dollars. We want that money back now. Whole project is a “green” disaster!”

Reports: McConnell Backed Emergency
Declaration to Prevent Trump Veto
of Flawed Border Security Bill

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Breitbart Economy, by Neil Munro    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 2/15/2019 11:11:31 AM     Post Reply
The GOP Majority Leader in the Senate persuaded President Donald Trump to not veto the GOP’s flawed border security bill by promising to back a national emergency construction of border walls, according to insider leaks to the establishment media. The Washington Post reported that “Trump had been leaning against supporting the congressional spending bill but relented after several conversations with [Majority Leader Sen. Mitch] McConnell, who then announced his agreement to go along with an emergency declaration.” One reason for Trump’s last-minute opposition is that congressional leaders conducted the negotiations without significant White House involvement.

How Dumb is Ocasio-Cortez?
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Power Line, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
Posted By: ScarletPimpernel- 2/15/2019 10:10:38 PM     Post Reply
The two hottest commodities in the Democratic Party are Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Earlier this week, Omar exhibited stunning ignorance in her hostile questioning of Elliott Adams Abrams. Similarly, Ocasio-Cortez has often displayed a surprising lack of knowledge for someone who apparently is a college graduate. Don’t get me started on the “Green New Socialism.” But she outdid herself yesterday. The context was Amazon’s announcement that it would not, after all, build a second corporate headquarters in Long Island City, which I understand is close to, but not within, Ocasio-Cortez’s district. The project reportedly would have entailed

Former Mass. Gov. Bill Weld announces
exploratory bid to challenge Trump
in GOP primary

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NBC News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 2/15/2019 9:38:54 AM     Post Reply
Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld launched a presidential exploratory committee in New Hampshire Friday, making him the first Republican officially eying a longshot GOP primary challenge to President Donald Trump. “I’m here because I think our country is in grave peril,” Weld said at an announcement at a “Politics and Eggs” breakfast in New Hampshire, a frequent stop for presidential candidates. “I cannot sit quietly on the sidelines any longer.” "We cannot sit passively as our precious democracy slips quietly into darkness," he said. Weld, who served as governor in the Bay State from 1991 to 1997, was the Libertarian Party

Amazon decision a win for
Democrats´ rising left wing

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Associated Press, by Lisa Mascaro & Steve Peoples    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 2/15/2019 2:52:00 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON— What is happening to the Democrats? Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, they are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. Proposing "economic transformation" to combat climate change. Gleefully waving goodbye to a big business — and its jobs. On Thursday, newly-elected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez led a chorus of cheers as Amazon announced it was abandoning plans to build a sought-after headquarters in New York City. Activists berated the online giant for a $3 billion package of tax breaks she said the city could better invest

You may be disappointed
by the Mueller report

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NBC News, by Ken Dilanian    Original Article
Posted By: Maryland_Patriot- 2/14/2019 3:32:32 PM     Post Reply
Washington — Millions of Americans are waiting for Robert Mueller to give them the final word on whether the Trump campaign conspired with the 2016 Russian election interference effort — and whether their president is under the influence of a foreign adversary. Millions of Americans may be sorely disappointed. Unless Mueller files a detailed indictment charging members of the Trump campaign with conspiring with Russia, the public may never learn the full scope of what Mueller and his team has found — including potentially scandalous behavior that doesn´t amount to a provable crime.

Why we should thank Andrew
McCabe for his dishonorable service

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New York Post, by Michael Goodwin    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 2/15/2019 4:42:48 AM     Post Reply
Andrew McCabe is a national disgrace. He was part of the most corrupt and most partisan leadership team in FBI history and was fired for being dishonest under oath. And yet, America owes him a big thank-you. McCabe, you see, has reminded us once again that there really is a powerful deep state, and that there has not been a full accounting of rampant FBI misconduct during the presidential campaign of 2016. There is also still too much we don’t know about the role top aides to then-President Barack Obama and higher-ups in the Justice Department

Ocasio-Cortez’s boyfriend
granted House email account

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New York Post, by Marisa Schultz    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 2/15/2019 6:24:54 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s relationship with boyfriend Riley Roberts is official. Roberts has been granted a government “house.gov” email address so he can access Ocasio-Cortez’s congressional calendar, the 29-year-old congresswoman confirmed Friday. Spouses of members of Congress are afforded privileges, such as a House email address, a congressional pin to bypass security and a House license plate to enter Capitol grounds and enjoy parking privileges, House aides say. While he’s not officially a spouse, Roberts can have access to House email for calendar purposes, according to the office of the Chief Administrative Officer of the House. “From time to

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