Friday, October 18, 2019

MixedTimes - Michael Patrick Leahy

#RedforEd Teachers Strike in Chicago, Classes Are Cancelled

#RedforEd Teachers Strike in Chicago, Classes Are Cancelled

The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) followed through on their earlier threats and went on strike on Thursday, forcing the cancellation of all classes for the 361,000 K-12 students who attend Chicago Public Schools (CPS).

Impeachment Inquiry Backlash Boosts GOP's Bevin in Kentucky Governor Race

Impeachment Inquiry Backlash Boosts GOP's Bevin in Kentucky Governor Race

Voter backlash against the Democrat impeachment inquiry of President Trump and strong support for the president in Kentucky appear to be key factors helping Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in his re-election battle against Democrat challenger Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear.

Impeached Former Judge Alcee Hastings Calls for Trump's Impeachment

Impeached Former Judge Alcee Hastings Calls for Trump's Impeachment

Democrat Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL), one of only eight federal judges in American history to have been impeached, convicted, and removed from office, joined the list of Democrats in the House of Representatives on Tuesday calling for the impeachment of President Trump.

#RedforEd: Teachers Unions All In for Impeachment

#RedforEd: Teachers Unions All In for Impeachment

The presidents of the two largest teachers unions, the National Education Association (NEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), are supporting the impeachment inquiry on President Trump.

Democrat NC Governor Vetoes Bill That Requires Sheriffs to Cooperate with ICE

Democrat NC Governor Vetoes Bill That Requires Sheriffs to Cooperate with ICE

Gov. Roy Cooper of North Carolina, a Democrat, vetoed a bill on Wednesday that would have required sheriffs in the state to cooperate with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents seeking to obtain custody of illegal aliens for whom detainers have been issued.

Donald Trump to Hold Rally in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District

Donald Trump to Hold Rally in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District

President Trump announced in a tweet on Thursday that he will hold a rally in North Carolina to support Republican candidate Dan Bishop, who is running against Democrat Dan McCready in a September 10 special election in the state's Ninth Congressional District.

Criticism of Absentee Mayor Pete Buttigieg Mounts

Criticism of Absentee Mayor Pete Buttigieg Mounts

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg's bid for the 2020 Democrat presidential nomination hit rough waters again on Tuesday when The Washington Free Beacon reported that the city's crime rate has spiked since 2012, the year Buttigieg became mayor.

Canada Expansion: #RedforEd Goes International

Canada Expansion: #RedforEd Goes International

The #RedforEd teachers movement has gone international. Elementary public school teachers in Toronto, Canada and other locations in Ontario held walk-in protests at elementary schools throughout the province on Thursday to demonstrate their opposition to Ontario Premier Doug Ford's education budget.

#RedforEd Teachers in Maine to Lobby for Right to Strike

#RedforEd Teachers in Maine to Lobby for Right to Strike

The #RedforEd movement is now targeting the state of Maine, where teachers plan to converge on the state capital of Augusta on April 17 to support the passage of a bill that would grant them the right to strike.

#RedforEd Leader in Marxist Magazine: Teachers Must Embrace Community Organizing

#RedforEd Leader in Marxist Magazine: Teachers Must Embrace Community Organizing

Noah Karvelis, the 24-year-old leader of the #RedforEd movement that inspired teacher strikes around the country in 2018 and 2019, wrote in an article published by a Marxist magazine last month that community organizing "must be embraced" by teachers, "particularly in 'right-to-work' states.

#RedforEd: Socialists Organizing Teachers to Turn Purple States Blue by 2020

#RedforEd: Socialists Organizing Teachers to Turn Purple States Blue by 2020

A well-funded and subversive leftist movement of teachers in the United States called #RedforEd threatens to tilt the political balance nationwide in the direction of Democrats across the country as Republicans barely hang on in key states that they need to hold for President Donald Trump to win re-election.

Elizabeth Warren Hints at Other Documents Claiming Native American Heritage

Elizabeth Warren Hints at Other Documents Claiming Native American Heritage

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) insisted once again on Wednesday that "family lore" was sufficient justification for claiming --beginning in 1984 in the Pow Wow Chow cookbook and in 1986 on her Texas Bar registration card -- that she has Native American heritage.

As Warren Treks to Iowa, Early Troubles Arise in New Hampshire

As Warren Treks to Iowa, Early Troubles Arise in New Hampshire

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) will make at least four campaign stops in Iowa this weekend, just four days after her New Year's Eve announcement that she has formed a 2020 presidential exploratory committee.

Border Wall Vote Puts Vulnerable 2020 Democrat Senators in Spotlight

Border Wall Vote Puts Vulnerable 2020 Democrat Senators in Spotlight

The dramatic vote in the Senate Friday afternoon on whether to proceed to a final vote on the House-passed continuing budget resolution that includes $5.7 billion of border wall funding placed an intense spotlight on three Democrat senators whose re-election prospects in 2020 are considered uncertain.

North Carolina Ninth District Election Controversy Continues

North Carolina Ninth District Election Controversy Continues

Democrat Dan McCready took back his concession to Republican Mark Harris in the race to represent North Carolina's 9th Congressional District on Thursday, more than a month after the November 6 election in which local election boards certified Harris had won by 905 votes.

Project Veritas Video: Campaign Staffers Say Phil Bredesen Lied About Kavanaugh Vote

Project Veritas Video: Campaign Staffers Say Phil Bredesen Lied About Kavanaugh Vote

Campaign staffers for Tennessee Democrat Senate nominee Phil Bredesen say he lied on Friday when he released a statement saying he would have voted "yes" to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, according to a new undercover video released by Project Veritas Action on Wednesday night.

Report: Mulvaney Pushing Candidate Critics Say Is 'Unqualified' to Succeed Him at CFPB

Report: Mulvaney Pushing Candidate Critics Say Is 'Unqualified' to Succeed Him at CFPB

The New York Times reported on Friday that Mick Mulvaney, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) director and acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), is pushing President Trump to name Kathy Kraninger, his deputy at the OMB, to head the controversial independent agency where his appointment as acting director is about to end due to statutory requirements.

2,142 Refugees Admitted into the U.S. in May

2,142 Refugees Admitted into the U.S. in May

A total of 2,142 refugees were admitted into the U.S. in May, bringing the total number admitted during the first eight months of FY 2018 to 14,331.

Trump on Pace to Admit Less Than 21,000 Refugees in 2018, Only 1,639 Arrived in April

Trump on Pace to Admit Less Than 21,000 Refugees in 2018, Only 1,639 Arrived in April

Only 1,639 refugees were admitted to the United States in April, bringing the total arrivals during the first seven months of FY 2018 to 12,188. At this pace, the Trump administration will admit fewer than 21,000 refugees in FY 2018, the lowest number of annual arrivals since the enabling legislation, the Refugee Act of 1980, was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Jimmy Carter.

Exclusive: Poll Shows Americans Side with Trump over Mueller Probe

Exclusive: Poll Shows Americans Side with Trump over Mueller Probe

A national poll conducted of 1,000 likely voters by McLaughlin & Associates and former Clinton pollster Dick Morris provided exclusively to Breitbart News shows support for President Trump and suspicion of the investigation of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller.

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