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Drivers Now Legally Allowed To Mow Down Liberal “Activists” As House Passes Epic Bill 330 In NC

The North Carolina House Passed A Bill That Will Allow Drivers To Hit Protesters. Around the United States recently, there have been a lot…

Started by Marilyn Calkins

9 May 5, 2017
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The Forces Aligned Against Trump Part 1

A new first for the Democratic Party. We have these politicians who have sworn fealty to the Constitution and the laws of this country call…

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2 Feb 22, 2017
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Protesters, Media Try To Distance Ferguson Shooting Suspect From Protests

The arrest of Jeffery Williams, 20, for the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, has set off a rush to distance the prot…

Started by Dee

14 Mar 16, 2015
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‘BlackLivesMatters’ Rioters Now Say Ferguson Cops Shot Their Own Men to Make Protesters Look Bad

Here is the idiot conspiracy theory du jour: The so-called “BlackLivesMatters” rioters are claiming that the police in Ferguson, Missouri s…

Started by Dee

31 Mar 14, 2015
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Uncaring and Unthinking Black Lives Matter Protestors Block Ambulance Carrying Trauma Patient

Protesters severely delayed traffic on Interstate 93 northbound in Milton and southbound in Medford during Thursday's morning commute. Acc…

Started by Dee

35 Jan 19, 2015
Reply by Robert A Kaufman

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Chained protesters block Oakland federal building

A group of protesters chained themselves together and partly blocked the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building on Friday morning in downtown…

Started by Dee

32 Jan 18, 2015
Reply by Marilyn Calkins

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Race War: Black Protesters Storm Cafes, Scream at White People Eating Brunch… Where’s Al Sharpton?

In a purely unbelievable display of bigotry and anti-white zealotry, black protesters stormed multiple restaurants and cafes on Sunday and…

Started by Dee

178 Jan 9, 2015
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CHAOS ERUPTS As #Ferguson Protesters Shut Down Sen. Wyden Town Hall – Threaten to Beat Security Guard

Senator Ron Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) attempted to hold a town hall in Portland, OR, on Saturday, January 3rd. Ferguson “I Can’t Breathe” prot…

Started by Dee

100 Jan 7, 2015
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These are not “peaceful protests”: They want a race war that will lead to communist revolution

After one of the recent anti-police riots in the San Francisco Bay Area, I stumbled across this flyer posted in a BART (subway) station: I…

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91 Dec 30, 2014
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ANTI-POLICE PROTESTERS PLAN TO DISRUPT NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATIONS

Anti-police protesters are planning to disrupt New Year’s Eve celebrations at major metropolitan sites. The website Stop Mass Incarceratio…

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48 Dec 29, 2014
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 CNN’s Coverage Of Trump Is So Bad,
Even Kasich Criticizes Them

After President Donald Trump’s bipartisan meeting on immigration reform this week — and a certain utterance by the commander in chief that quickly went viral — CNN seemed to have transmogrified itself from its self-described mantle as “The Most Trusted Name in News” into “The S***hole Channel.”

Yes, after the president apparently made the unwise decision to use a deprecatory expletive to say what everyone knew anyway about Haiti and El Salvador, CNN and its retinue of totally unbiased reporters treated the incident like Court TV treated the O.J. trial. (Sample: “This is ‘CNN Tonight,’ I’m Don Lemon. The president of the United States is racist.”)

As the weekend hit, there were plenty of people sick of seeing CNN drag the president through the mire over one asterisked word. One of those sickened, surprisingly, was Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

Kasich, bear-trap minded readers will recall, has been one of the president’s most vociferous critics from the Republican Party, particularly among those in elected office.

Kasich managed to fight Trump to the bitter end during the primary campaign despite only winning one state (his own) and offering America nothing besides the mien and attitude of an ornery principal from a 1980s high school movie.

Even after his loss, he continued to go after Trump, with some speculating he would run in 2020 on a unity ticket with Democrat Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.

However, during a Friday appearance on CNN with Jake Tapper, Kasich turned on CNN when the network tried to get him to call the president racist, instead saying CNN was wasting its time on a single frivolous expletive.

The fun began when Tapper asked Kasich “what it would take” for the Ohio governor to call the president racist.

“I’m not a name-caller,” Kasich responded. “What would it take? I’m not into name-calling.”

Tapper, apparently not quite getting the hint that the cantankerous governor wasn’t quite thrilled with the line of questioning, pressed on and asked Kasich if Congress (a body which he is not a member of, it should be noted) ought to censure the president for saying “s***hole.”

“We need to move on, Jake. Look, I’ll be honest with you, I understand ratings, newspaper hits, clicks, ratings in television, OK? Everybody’s had their say,” Kasich said.

“Hopefully we’ll see some more out of Republicans. Maybe the president will say something, apologize or whatever. We’ve got to move on. We have big issues out there. We’re facing maybe the closing of the government. We’ve got a situation where we’ve got to take care of these other folks,” he continued.

“Everybody, you know, this is a time for everybody to pound somebody. I’ve never been a big one on pounding somebody when they’re down, other than to say that was wrong and I think what the president said was wrong. I don’t have any more to say about it other than this.”

I must admit to being rather unsurprised and resigned when it comes to the media’s coverage of s***holegate. Every time CNN and related networks get a bee in their bonnet regarding any Republican (particularly the current president), the breathless oversaturation reminds me of nothing so much as the old SNL “Buckwheat Dead: America Mourns” skit.

While this is hardly anything new — remember the hours upon hours of airtime devoted to Larry Craig and his “wide stance” in some godforsaken airport lavatory while two wars were raging in the Middle East? — the media has found some way to turn it up to 11 during the Trump years.

Who knows? Maybe they’re expending all of the outrage they didn’t bother using from January of 2009 until January of 2017. Or maybe they just can’t help themselves.

Either way, kudos to Kasich for not taking the low-quality bait — especially since he’s close to CNN and loathes the president.

If only all GOP politicians so principled.

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