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Should Puerto Rico become a state?

I don't know what you guys think about this question, after living in the U.S Virgin Island (St. Croix) for a decade, my views have changed…

Started by davidfarrar

0 Sep 11, 2017

Suggests we should tear down the Statue of Liberty

This was written by Rosemary LaBonte to the editors of a California newspaper in response to an article written by Ernie Lujan who suggests…

Started by Marilyn Calkins

3 Aug 29, 2017
Reply by James W McQuillan Jr

Photos of NJ Governor Claiming Closed Beach for His Personal Use a Reminder of Why Revolutions Happen

American Independence Day is upon us, and millions of the tax-paying subjects of big government will be enjoying a short furlough from ha…

Started by Marilyn Calkins

2 Jul 5, 2017
Reply by Frankmusic

Hank "Guam May Tip Over" Johnson takes aim at grand jury process in police shootings

For months, U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson has been upset about the lack of charges against police officers for killing unarmed black men — and his…

Started by Melony B. DeFord

39 Jan 26, 2015
Reply by Richard L Park

TPCC: US Courts: Crisis of Credibility - Not just Black Lives Matter, All Lives Matter

For the past several weeks, protests... some violent, have erupted across America in the wake of Grand Jury decisions in Ferguson, MO and S…

Started by Don Mashak

0 Dec 30, 2014

School Expels Child Over Vaccine That Even the Doctor Refuses to Give

An 8 year-old Long Island girl has been kicked out of school, and the reason is outrageous. Ceili McNicholas was told not to return to Lon…

Started by Melony B. DeFord

22 Nov 30, 2014
Reply by Little Bright Feather

Obama's Thoughts on Stay At Home Moms: ‘That’s Not a Choice We Want Americans to Make’

What happened to being pro-choice?   The October surprises just keep on coming, courtesy of President Obama. According to The Weekly Stand…

Started by Melony B. DeFord

43 Nov 4, 2014
Reply by Frankmusic

Beheading and Shooting Threat's made against Ohio and Rhode Island school children

Muslim Threatens to Murder Children at Ohio School because of Israel-Hamas Conflict Tim Brown August 29, 2014 This is another example of…

Started by Karol Hancock

0 Oct 9, 2014

New York City Principal Once Again Bans Patriotic American Music from School Ceremony

( Coney Island principal Greta Hawkins apparently doesn’t care for America. For the second time in three year…

Started by Melony B. DeFord

34 Jun 11, 2014
Reply by Christine Puliselic

Ret. Navy Pilot Held Captive by the Chinese Reveals Why He’s Running for Senate: ‘Not on My Watch’

Feb. 26, 2014 8:30pm Erica Ritz Retired Navy pilot Shane Osborn was 26-years-old when the EP-3 spy plane he was flying was hit by a Chine…

Started by Melony B. DeFord

26 Mar 2, 2014
Reply by Patsy Harper





OMG!! WTF!!: Rep. Ilhan Omar Tells CNN That She Doesn’t Know Why Her Anti-Israel Tweets Would Offend Jewish People

Rep. Ilhan Omar defended her anti-Israel sentiments on CNN on Thursday, saying that she doesn’t know why those comments would offend the Jewish-American community.

Omar famously tweeted in 2012 that “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel.”

When asked about the tweet by CNN, Omar responded, “oh, that’s a really regrettable way of expressing that. I don’t know how my comments would be offensive to Jewish-Americans.”

Ilhan Omar    @IlhanMN

Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel.

Omar added that her comments were “precisely addressing what was happening during the Gaza war,” and that she was “clearly” speaking about the way the “Israeli regime” was “conducting themselves in that war.” 

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“I don’t know how my comments would be offensive to Jewish-Americans.”

Without any follow-up or push back, CNN moved on to asking the accused antisemitic congresswoman about her opinions on Rep. Steve King and his “racist remarks.”

While her perceived antisemitism is given a pass — Rep. King is boldly branded without any hesitation.

King has repeatedly stated that he was taken out of context and disavowed white supremacy and all forms of hatred – while Omar stands behind her bigotry. Yet, only King is facing consequences and blow back.

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