Saturday, April 20, 2019

MixedTimes - Joel B. Pollak

Pete Buttigieg Knocks Own Supporters for Being Too White

Pete Buttigieg Knocks Own Supporters for Being Too White

Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, an unexpected early frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, is criticizing his own supporters for being too white after questions about the "lack of diversity" at his events and among his campaign staff.

Los Angeles Times: ALL Democrats 'Genuflect' to Al Sharpton Now

Los Angeles Times: ALL Democrats 'Genuflect' to Al Sharpton Now

TheLosAngeles Times has noted the fact that virtually every Democratic Party presidential contender for 2020, current and potential, is courting Al Sharpton's support, despite his history of racism, antisemitism, and division.

Kamala Harris Skips AIPAC, then Meets with AIPAC

Kamala Harris Skips AIPAC, then Meets with AIPAC

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) is facing a torrent of criticism from the left after she met with AIPAC delegates in her office after skipping the AIPAC conference.

Bernie Sanders Rallies UC Workers on Strike in Los Angeles

Bernie Sanders Rallies UC Workers on Strike in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, California -- Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who is running for the Democratic Party's nomination for president, appeared at a rally of over 1,000 striking workers and students outside the campus of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) on Wednesday afternoon in a show of solidarity and a pitch for labor support.

California's Gavin Newsom Praises Trump's 'Opportunity Zones'

California's Gavin Newsom Praises Trump's 'Opportunity Zones'

California Governor Gavin Newsom praised President Donald Trump at an investor summit at Stanford University on Monday, saying the administration's "Opportunity Zones" program could boost investment in low-income areas.

Study of California Police Finds Almost No Racial Profiling

Study of California Police Finds Almost No Racial Profiling

Critics of law enforcement are outraged by the second annual report of theCalifornia Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board, which found very few incidents of racial profiling by police across the state.

Global Warming: Los Angeles Has Coldest February in 60 Years

Global Warming: Los Angeles Has Coldest February in 60 Years

Los Angeles is officially experiencing the coldest February in nearly 60 years, according to the National Weather Service, as the city has endured a series of storms and is bracing for more later this week.

Pollak: Trump Can Build 'Wall' Now, Despite States' Lawsuit

Pollak: Trump Can Build 'Wall' Now, Despite States' Lawsuit

President Donald Trump can likely begin building the border wall under the national emergency declaration he issued Friday, despite a federal lawsuit filed by California and 15 other states on Monday challenging the plan.

Gavin Newsom Cuts Jerry Brown's Twin Tunnels to One

Gavin Newsom Cuts Jerry Brown's Twin Tunnels to One

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday in his first "State of the State" address that he would be cutting the California WaterFix, also known as the "Twin Tunnels," from one tunnel to two.

Chelsea Clinton Slams Democrat Ilhan Omar for Antisemitism

Chelsea Clinton Slams Democrat Ilhan Omar for Antisemitism

Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton called out Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Sunday evening for using an anti-Jewish stereotype when she alleged that members of Congress had been paid to support Israel.

Nancy Pelosi on State of the Union: 'It Will Take Days to Fact-check'

Nancy Pelosi on State of the Union: 'It Will Take Days to Fact-check'

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi shuffled a large-type transcript of President Donald Trump's speech during the State of the Union address on Tuesday evening. Afterwards, she condemned what she called the president's "misrepresentations," tweeting that they would "take days to fact-check.

State of the Union: Democrat Women Give Trump Standing Ovation

State of the Union: Democrat Women Give Trump Standing Ovation

President Donald Trump did the unthinkable Tuesday night during his State of the Union address: he inspired a phalanx of left-wing women members of Congress, wearing white in protest, to jump to their feet and applaud.

Pollak: A Wall Deal Should Be Possible

Pollak: A Wall Deal Should Be Possible

But in theory, an agreement should be possible, because the changes the Trump administration seeks at the border are not radical, and because Democrats have agreed in the past to similar physical barriers to what Trump is proposing.

#Chiberia: Chicago Residents Throw Boiling Water, Watch It Freeze

#Chiberia: Chicago Residents Throw Boiling Water, Watch It Freeze

Chicago-area residents amused themselves in the midst of near-record-cold on Wednesday by taking boiling water outside, throwing it into the air, watching it freeze before it hit the ground, then sharing the video on social media.

L.A. Teachers Enter Week 2 of Strike, As Talks Continue

L.A. Teachers Enter Week 2 of Strike, As Talks Continue

Los Angeles teachers are still on strike as of Tuesday morning, after negotiations between the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) union and the L.A. Unified School District (LAUSD) came closer to an agreement over the long weekend.

Pollak: John Kerry Should Just Go Away

Pollak: John Kerry Should Just Go Away

Trump can only hope John Kerry is in "the middle of the debate" in 2020. But the rest of us should hope he just goes away.

7 Points Trump Should Make in Oval Office Address About Border

7 Points Trump Should Make in Oval Office Address About Border

National security is the first priority. And the cartels threaten national security. There is nothing humane about an open border. How many Americans must die before we enforce our laws? We can have a welfare state, or open borders, but not both.

Pollak: Trump Gives the Media a Long-overdue Lesson About the Constitution

Pollak: Trump Gives the Media a Long-overdue Lesson About the Constitution

President Donald Trump gave a long-overdue lesson to the White House press corps about the Constitution's limits on executive power -- limits the media largely ignored under President Barack Obama, because they agreed with his policies and wished to see him succeed politically.

Tom Steyer Launches Impeachment Ads in Iowa

Tom Steyer Launches Impeachment Ads in Iowa

Billionaire left-wing Democrat mega-donor Tom Steyer has launched his latest ads pushing for President Donald Trump's impeachment -- this time in Iowa, home to the first contest of the presidential primary in both parties.

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