Sunday, October 20, 2019

MixedTimes - Joel B. Pollak

Bernie Sanders Claims Bigger NYC Crowd than Elizabeth Warren

Bernie Sanders Claims Bigger NYC Crowd than Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) claimed a larger crowd for his rally in Queens on Saturday than Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) claimed last month for her rally in Manhattan, signaling that he is far from ready to cede the primary fight.

Tulsi Gabbard Rips Hillary Clinton: 'Queen of Warmongers'

Tulsi Gabbard Rips Hillary Clinton: 'Queen of Warmongers'

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) called former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton the "queen of warmongers" on Friday, blaming Clinton for orchestrating recent smears against her in the mainstream media.

Tom Steyer Calls for Impeachment Inquiry to Be Made Public

Tom Steyer Calls for Impeachment Inquiry to Be Made Public

Billionaire left-wing mega-donor and Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer has called for Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to open the "impeachment inquiry" to the public rather than holding it in secret.

Green New Deal Update: Democrats Spend Big on Private Flights

Green New Deal Update: Democrats Spend Big on Private Flights

The Democratic Party's presidential candidates may support the "Green New Deal," and an end to fossil fuels, but all of the frontrunners are spending large amounts of money on private flights as they jet around the campaign trail.

President Donald Trump Reaches 1,000 Days in Office

President Donald Trump Reaches 1,000 Days in Office

Trump has guided a healthy economy and a revival of the middle class in peaceful circumstances. As he faces a field of Democratic rivals stampeding to the left, he is confident.

Trump Smacks Down ABC News for 'Fake News' Footage of Syria

Trump Smacks Down ABC News for 'Fake News' Footage of Syria

President Donald Trump rebuked ABC News' Jonathan Karl publicly during a press conference Wednesday for the network's claim that footage from a Kentucky gun range was in fact footage of Turkey bombing Kurds in Syria.

Media Begin to Acknowledge: Some Kurdish Forces Are a Problem

Media Begin to Acknowledge: Some Kurdish Forces Are a Problem

The mainstream media have begun to acknowledge that some Kurdish forces in the Turkey-Syria border region are a legitimate national security concern for Turkey, after a week of criticism of President Donald Trump's withdrawal.

New York Times Smears Tulsi Gabbard Ahead of Democrat Debate

New York Times Smears Tulsi Gabbard Ahead of Democrat Debate

TheNew York Times ran a hit piece on Saturday painting Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) as a right-wing extremist, leading her to reiterate a threat to boycott Tuesday's Democrat debate, which theTimes is co-sponsoring with CNN.

Mexican President AMLO to Nancy Pelosi: Pass USMCA Already!

Mexican President AMLO to Nancy Pelosi: Pass USMCA Already!

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador told Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Friday to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which awaits a vote in the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives.

PG&E CEO Apologizes for Wine Party on Eve of California Blackouts

PG&E CEO Apologizes for Wine Party on Eve of California Blackouts

Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Corp. CEO Bill Johnson has issued a public apology for a party the company threw at a Northern California winery for major clients on the eve of blackouts affecting hundreds of thousands of people.

Northern, Central California Suffer Sweeping PG&E Blackouts

Northern, Central California Suffer Sweeping PG&E Blackouts

Households and businesses across northern and central California suffered blackouts on Wednesday -- and are bracing for more on Thursday, as the Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) company shut down portions of its power grid due to weather conditions that could lead to wildfires.

Elizabeth Warren Sticks to Story About Being Fired for Pregnancy

Elizabeth Warren Sticks to Story About Being Fired for Pregnancy

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) told CBS News in an interview published late Monday evening that she was, in fact, replaced in her teaching job in 1971 because she was "visibly pregnant," despite newly emerged evidence otherwise.

Report: Syria Fuss over Moving Fewer than 25 U.S. Troops

Report: Syria Fuss over Moving Fewer than 25 U.S. Troops

The change in U.S. policy in Syria that triggered a media storm on Monday involves the redeployment of fewer than 25 troops from the Turkish border to elsewhere in Syria, a State Department official was quoted as saying.

Fact Check: Media Pushed Impeachment 7 Months Before Trump Was Elected

Fact Check: Media Pushed Impeachment 7 Months Before Trump Was Elected

CLAIM: The liberal media have been talking about theimpeachment ofPresident Donald Trump since he was elected in November 2016. VERDICT: False. They have been talking about it since before he even became the nominee -- as early as April 2016.

Politico: Impeachment a Flop in Key Suburban Swing District

Politico: Impeachment a Flop in Key Suburban Swing District

Politico's Andrew Desiderio attended six town halls in one day for swing-district Rep. Sean Casten (D-IL) -- and discovered that voters do not like impeachment. In fact, many support President Donald Trump's criticism of former Vice President Joe Biden.

Joe Biden to Trump: 'I'm Not Going Anywhere'

Joe Biden to Trump: 'I'm Not Going Anywhere'

Former Vice President Joe Biden was to deliver a response Wednesday evening in Reno, Nevada to President Donald Trump's allegations of corruption, declaring in his prepared text: "I'm not going anywhere!"

Joe Biden Campaign Demands Media Censor Rudy Giuliani

Joe Biden Campaign Demands Media Censor Rudy Giuliani

The presidential campaign of former Vice President Joe Biden sent a letter to every major television network, demanding that they keep former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani off the air.

Blue State Blues: Deep State Coup, Part Two

Blue State Blues: Deep State Coup, Part Two

There is no other way to describe the Democrats' attempt at impeaching President Donald Trump except as a Deep State coup d'état.

'Whistleblower' Complaint Entirely Hearsay, Media Claims; Distorts Ukraine Transcript

'Whistleblower' Complaint Entirely Hearsay, Media Claims; Distorts Ukraine Transcript

The White House declassified and released a largely unredacted version Thursday of the "whistleblower" complaint that Democrats are relying on to pursue the impeachment of President Donald Trump over a request that Ukraine investigate alleged corruption related to Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President Joe Biden.

'Whistleblower' Complaint Entirely Hearsay, Media Claim; Distorts Ukraine Transcript

'Whistleblower' Complaint Entirely Hearsay, Media Claim; Distorts Ukraine Transcript

The White House declassified and released a largely unredacted version Thursday of the "whistleblower" complaint that Democrats are relying on to pursue the impeachment of President Donald Trump over a request that Ukraine investigate alleged corruption related to Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President Joe Biden.

Benjamin Netanyahu Given the Nod to Form New Israeli Government

Benjamin Netanyahu Given the Nod to Form New Israeli Government

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been given the job of forming a new Israeli government by President Reuven Rivlin, after the opposition rejected any national unity government that allowed Netanyahu to lead it.

Fox News: IG Found 'Whistleblower' Had 'Political Bias' in Favor of Trump 2020 Rival

Fox News: IG Found 'Whistleblower' Had 'Political Bias' in Favor of Trump 2020 Rival

Ed Henry of Fox News reported Tuesday evening onHannity that the Office of Intelligence Community Inspector General found that the so-called "whistleblower" who raised concerns about President Donald Trump's discussions with foreign leaders had a "political bias" in favor of one of Trump's rivals in the 2020 presidential election.

The Trump Doctrine: Freedom Requires Sovereignty

The Trump Doctrine: Freedom Requires Sovereignty

President Donald Trump outlined the central political philosophy of his administration in his annual address to the opening of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday: national sovereignty is the foundation of liberty.

Kamala Harris Calls for Brett Kavanaugh to Be Impeached

Kamala Harris Calls for Brett Kavanaugh to Be Impeached

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) called for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to be impeached on Sunday, following aNew York Times article that reported a new allegation of sexual misconduct from his college days.

Book: Alleged Victim of Brett Kavanaugh Does Not Recall Incident

Book: Alleged Victim of Brett Kavanaugh Does Not Recall Incident

The alleged victim of a previously unreported claim of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh does not actually recall the incident -- according to the same authors who published the claim Sunday.

Fact Check: Trump Increased Funds for Black Colleges 17%

Fact Check: Trump Increased Funds for Black Colleges 17%

CLAIM: President Donald Trump "signed legislation to increase federal funding for HBCUs by a record 13 percent.That was the highest ever done." VERDICT: True, and he has increased it by 17% since 2017.

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