Beto O’Rourke Spreads Hoaxes on CNN; Jake Tapper Fails to Correct

H/T Breitbart.

Robert Francis O’Rourke is a loser spreading fake news on the fake news channel CNN with Jake C(T)rapper helping out.

Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) used the occasion of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, this weekend to spread fake news Sunday about President Donald Trump’s policies and blame him for the violence.

O’Rourke, speaking to Jake Tapper of CNN on State of the Union while standing in El Paso, compared the president’s rhetoric to the Third Reich of Nazi Germany, and blamed Fox News and “the Internet” for the shooting. He also said the following:

These are white men, motivated by the kind of fear this president traffics in. The mosque in Victoria, Texas, was burned to the ground on the same day that President Trump signed his order [sic] attempting to ban Muslim travel to the United States of America [sic], when he says after Charlottesville that Klansman and white supremacists and neo-Nazis are “very fine people” [sic], the commander-in-chief is sending a very public signal to the rest of this country about what is permissible, and in fact even what he encourages to happen. So let’s connect the dots here on what is happening and why it is happening and who is responsible for this right now. … You don’t get mass shootings like these [sic], you don’t torch mosques, you don’t put kids in cages [sic] until you have a president who has given people permission to do that and that is exactly what is happening in the United States of America today.

Almost everything O’Rourke said was false:

  • President Trump signed his executive order banning travel from seven terror-prone countries on Jan. 27, 2017; the mosque was burned on Jan. 28, 2017, not the same day. (The Trump administration prosecuted the arsonist.)
  • The president’s executive order did not ban Muslims from traveling to the U.S. It focused on terror-prone countries that had been identified by the Obama administration, pursuant to congressional statute. Other Muslim countries were not affected, and the order said nothing about religion. The last version of the “travel ban” executive order — which was upheld by the Supreme Court — included non-Muslim countries such as North Korea and Venezuela.
  • President Trump never said “Klansman and white supremacists and neo-Nazis” were “very fine people.” As Breitbart News and others have repeatedly noted, Trump was describing non-violent protesters for and against the removal of a Confederate statue as “very fine people,” and added specifically: “I’m not talking about the neo-Nazis and white nationalists because they should be condemned totally.” (Even Tapper himself has acknowledged that fact.)
  • Numerous mass shootings occurred during the Obama administration (and before), including the murder of five police officers in Dallas during a Black Lives Matter march. Few blamed Obama for inciting that attack.
  • There is no policy of “kids in cages,” but the use of chain-link fences to separate children from adults at Border Patrol processing facilities — for their safety — began under President Barack Obama, not President Trump.

Tapper did not correct his guest’s numerous misstatements. Instead, in a segment he later tweeted, Tapper asked O’Rourke if he thought Trump was a “white nationalist.” O’Rourke, of course, said “yes.”

Update: Later, when South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg made the same “very fine people” claim, Tapper likewise failed to correct him.

Baltimore Received $1.8 Billion from Obama’s Stimulus Law

H/T The Washington Free Beacon.

Where did the 1.8 billion dollars go?

It sure did not get spent on any improvement projects for Baltimore.

The city burned despite ‘massive investment’ implemented by the president.


The city of Baltimore received over $1.8 billion from President Barack Obama’s stimulus law, including $467.1 million to invest in education and $26.5 million for crime prevention.

President Obama claimed last Tuesday that if the Republican-controlled Congress would implement his policies to make “massive investments in urban communities,” they could “make a difference right now” in the city, currently in upheaval following the death of Freddie Gray.

However, a Washington Free Beacon analysis found that the Obama administration and Democratically-controlled Congress did make a “massive” investment into Baltimore, appropriating $1,831,768,487 though the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), commonly known as the stimulus.

According to, one of Baltimore’s central ZIP codes, 21201, received the most stimulus funding in the city, a total of $837,955,866. The amount included funding for 276 awards, and the website reports that the spending had created 290 jobs in the fourth quarter in 2013.

Of this amount, $467.1 million went to education; $206.1 million to the environment; $24 million to “family”; $16.1 million to infrastructure; $15.2 million to transportation; $11.9 million to housing; and $3.1 million to job training.

ZIP code 21202 received $425,170,937, including a $136 million grant to “improve teaching and learning for students most at risk of failing to meet State academic achievement standards.”

Twenty-nine other ZIP codes listed in Baltimore city received a total of $568,641,684.

The Free Beacon calculated the total amount of stimulus funds disbursed to all ZIP codes in Baltimore City, as reported on the stimulus website The analysis includes the totals of awards to prime recipients in Baltimore, plus sub-recipient awards to Baltimore organizations and companies that conducted stimulus projects located outside the city.

The projects included $26.5 million from the Justice Department (DOJ) to combat gang activity and provide community support for at-risk juveniles.

“The State of MD Governor’s Office of Crime Control & Prevention (GOCCP) goals and objectives of this project are to create and retain jobs to bolster Maryland’s faltering economy, and make resources available to law enforcement and other public safety agencies to help protect Maryland citizens,” the project’s description states.

Among the listed goals are “to curb the growth of criminal gangs in Maryland, and to effectively dismantle existing gangs.”

Funding also went to “Operation Safe Kids,” which sought to “develop and implement an effective community-based supervision model for at-risk juveniles to minimize residential placements without compromising public safety.”

The project also included criminal justice reform, to “identify non-violent substance abusing offenders who may be amenable to treatment, and place them under community-based supervision with intensive drug treatment combined with strong judicial oversight and support.”

The stimulus also gave the city $26 million for the “Healthy Neighborhoods, Inc. Neighborhood Stabilization Program,” to “redevelop residential foreclosed, abandoned, or vacant properties in designated neighborhoods in Baltimore, Maryland.”

Roughly $9.5 million went towards homelessness prevention.

A total of $5,644,792 of Community Services Block Grants went to Baltimore meant to “promote the economic and social well-being of children, youth, families and communities.”

“The funding is used for activities that contribute to the reduction of poverty, revitalization of low-income communities, and empowerment of low-income families and individuals,” a description of the project said. “These activities include, but are not limited to; emergency services, shelter programs and services, job training and job readiness training, Head Start and Early Head Start programs, nutrition programs, as well as medical assistance programs and services.”

“Working through a network of non-profit community action agencies and other neighborhood-based organizations in rural and urban areas, this wide range of programs and services is implemented to help clients become fully self-sufficient,” it said.

Another $548,100 project, which reported creating 15.41 jobs during its most productive quarter, was devoted to the “preservation of jobs that are threatened by declines in philanthropic and other support during the current economic downturn.”

Baltimore’s unemployment rate currently is 8.4 percent.

Following the violent riots on Monday evening that resulted in over 235 arrests, 15 torched buildings, 144 destroyed vehicles, and 20 injured police officers, President Obama spoke on the issue.

Obama called for more early education programs, criminal justice reform, and “making investments so that [youth] can get the training they need to find jobs.”

“There’s a bunch of my agenda that would make a difference right now in that,” he said.

The president then proceeded to blame the Republican-controlled Congress for not implementing his agenda.

“I’m under no illusion that under this Congress we’re going to get massive investments in urban communities,” Obama said.

The left-wing comedian Jon Stewart and the ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos made a similar argument on the Daily Show on Tuesday.

“You just wonder sometimes if we’re spending a trillion dollars to rebuild Afghanistan’s schools, like, we can’t build a little taste down Baltimore way,” Stewart said. “Like is that what’s really going on.”

“This is what drives me crazy, you just got applause when you said that line,” Stephanopoulos said. “Any single politician in the country gets applause when they say that line. Yet it doesn’t happen.”

Peter Wehner of Commentary Magazine pointed out that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) only invested $885 million in education projects in Afghanistan over a ten-year period, less than the amount that Baltimore received from the stimulus law.



Tlaib Donor Has Been Deceased for 10 Years

H/T The Washington Free Beacon.

Dead people vote DemocRat so a dead person could contribute to a DemocRat.

Can we say campaign finance fraud?

Tlaib received $2,500 from Michigan businessman who died in 2009.

Democratic freshman representative Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) received a generous donation during the second quarter in the name of a man who died more than 10 years ago, a review of campaign and online records shows.

Tlaib’s campaign committee, Rashida Tlaib for Congress, hauled in donations of at least $2,000 from dozens of individuals between April 1 and June 30. One of those contributions was from George S. Farah Sr., a Michigan businessman, real estate developer, and community leader who made his way from Palestine to the United States in the mid-1950s. Farah passed away on Feb. 1, 2009, from heart failure, according to a Michigan Live article published at the time of his death.

On June 22, Tlaib’s campaign received a $2,500 donation in his name, Federal Election Commission filings show. A search of public records, which also state that he is deceased, provides an address identical to the one written on the contribution to Tlaib’s campaign committee. Grand Blanc Township property records also show that the residence located at that address is registered in Farah’s name along with that of his widow.

Tlaib is the sole federal politician to receive a donation in Farah’s name for the 2020 election cycle. In the past, Rep. Dan Kildee (D., Mich.) has also received contributions from Farah following his passing. Kildee, who first ran for the House of Representatives during the 2012 election cycle, was given $1,400 in total contributions in Farah’s name between 2011 and 2017. The two Democratic Michigan representatives are the only federal politicians who received money in Farah’s name for the past 10 years.

Federal law prohibits making campaign contributions in the name of another individual.

“It is illegal to make a campaign contribution in the name of another person and a campaign must ensure all donor information is reported accurately,” said Kendra Arnold, executive director of the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust. “The requirement of accurate disclosure of campaign contributors is important to inform voters of the source of campaign funds, prevent corruption, and ensure individuals are contributing within the legal limits.”

Tlaib’s campaign did not respond to a request for comment before publication. A spokesman for Rep. Kildee’s campaign, however, did.

“Gisele Farah is the sole beneficiary of a trust in her late husband’s name, George S. Farah Sr., who passed away in 2009,” the Kildee campaign spokesman said. “Since his death, Gisele Farah, as the sole beneficiary in control of the trust, has contributed to the campaign with funds from her trust. Our campaign’s records have been amended to clarify that the campaign contributions were from Gisele Farah and should be designated under her name.”

Inquiries sent to West Second Street Associates, a real estate investment and development company founded by Farah and run by members of the Farah family, were not returned.

Donations in the names of deceased individuals have occurred in the past. Between Jan. 2009 and Aug. 2013, 32 contributions totaling $586,000 from people marked as “deceased” in campaign records made their way to political candidates and parties, according to a 2013 report from USA Today.

In some circumstances, individuals make political candidates and committees part of their estates. If, for example, a trust is set up before someone’s death, that individual can leave specific instructions for where they would like the funds to go.

George S. Farah Sr. did not appear to give donations to any federal politicians prior to passing, based on a search of records.

UPDATE 2:40 P.M.: After publication, a spokesperson for the Rashida Tlaib campaign returned the following statement, strikingly similar to the comment received from the campaign of Rep. Kildee prior to publication:

“Gisele Farah is the sole beneficiary of a trust in her late husband’s name, George S. Farah Sr., who as you noted passed away in 2009. Gisele Farah, as the sole beneficiary in control of the trust, contributed to our campaign with funds from her trust. We will amend our campaign records and filings to clarify that the campaign contribution was from Gisele Farah and should be designated under her name.”

New Mexico Sheriff Blasts “Universal Background Check Laws”

H/T Bearing Arms.

   Cibola County Sheriff Tony Mace is a smart man that did not fall for the anti-gun crowd’s BS about Universal Background Check Laws.

On today’s episode of Bearing Arms’ Cam & Co. Cibola County Sheriff Tony Mace joins me to talk about the first month of New Mexico’s “universal background check” law and the problems inherent in the new mandate. As it turns out, despite the howls from anti-gun lawmakers about the need for such a law, it will be almost impossible to enforce the law, even if police wanted to (and most of them don’t).

We also cover Remington asking SCOTUS to hear their request to dismiss a lawsuit brought by some of the families who lost loved ones in the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings, trouble with New Zealand’s “compensated confiscation” program, and an armed citizen story out of Nashville, Tennessee involving a suspect who should’ve been behind bars instead of out on the streets.




REVEALED: Walmart Killer Noted In Manifesto That He Chose Gun-Free Zone For A Reason

H/T Flag And Cross.

I read somewhere he is a registred DemocRat a Bernie Sanders supporter and he is connected to Antifa.

Is this what Antifa meant when the said they were “Coming to Texas” and “Storming the Border?”


20 dead.

Dozens more injured.

Here’s everything we know about the El Paso Walmart killer, so far…

Breaking — 20 people were killed and over 2 dozen wounded/injured in the El Paso shooting, according to Governor Greg Abbott.

Jake Tapper


Breaking — 20 people were killed and over 2 dozen wounded/injured in the El Paso shooting, according to Governor Greg Abbott.

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A law enforcement official in El Paso told me the Walmart shooter is in custody. Patrick Crusius of Dallas. Just turned 21 years old this week.

Anna Giaritelli


A law enforcement official in El Paso told me the Walmart shooter is in custody. Patrick Crusius of Dallas. Just turned 21 years old this week.

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Check out this passage from his manifesto:

Remember: it is not cowardly to pick low hanging fruit. AKA Don’t attack heavily guarded areas to fulfill your super soldier COD fantasy. Attack low security targets. Even though you might out gun a security guard or police man, they likely beat you in armor, training and numbers.

Here’s the full thing…

Here’s some interesting stuff…

According to my law enforcement source in El Paso (who gave me the apprehended shooter’s name and age):

A 2nd suspect was killed when police responded to the Walmart shooting. Police have not disclosed this info yet. Mayor says otherwise but my source says 2nd suspect is dead.

Anna Giaritelli


According to my law enforcement source in El Paso (who gave me the apprehended shooter’s name and age):

A 2nd suspect was killed when police responded to the Walmart shooting. Police have not disclosed this info yet. Mayor says otherwise but my source says 2nd suspect is dead.

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Pay attention to this part ⤵️

Anna Giaritelli


Pay attention to this part ⤵️ 

City of Socorro@City_of_Socorro

Update from SPD regarding the Socorro neighborhood Walmart.

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There’s a reason the Walmart shooter in custody went to El Paso instead of carrying out the attack in his hometown in Allen, Texas … I can’t share info yet but it’ll all make sense soon. There is a lot more to the story than what networks are reporting.

Anna Giaritelli


There’s a reason the Walmart shooter in custody went to El Paso instead of carrying out the attack in his hometown in Allen, Texas … I can’t share info yet but it’ll all make sense soon. There is a lot more to the story than what networks are reporting.

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President Trump sounded off:

Terrible shootings in ElPaso, Texas. Reports are very bad, many killed. Working with State and Local authorities, and Law Enforcement. Spoke to Governor to pledge total support of Federal Government. God be with you all!

Donald J. Trump


Terrible shootings in ElPaso, Texas. Reports are very bad, many killed. Working with State and Local authorities, and Law Enforcement. Spoke to Governor to pledge total support of Federal Government. God be with you all!

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Stay tuned for more…

Another Bloodbath, With Nine Fatalities, This Time In Dayton Ohio

H/T Clash Daily.

Is this shooter a registered DemocRat a Bernie Sanders fanboy and sympathetic to Antifa?

Police responded in about one minute, but sadly, there were already nine fatalities and 27 injured by that point.

A 24-year-old man opened fire outdoors on a nightclub district in Ohio, killing nine and wounding 27 others. The place was so caught up in the music and the nightlife that many didn’t even hear the gunshots right away.

The gunman — who does not seem to have had a criminal record — brought a rifle, with .223 rounds, into Dayton’s club district and had additional magazines on him as well. His own sister is among those who were slain.

Fatalities have been both black and white, male and female ages reportedly ranging from their 20s to their 50s.

Dayton Police Dept.


Mayor Whaley: Suspect opened fire in the Oregon District wearing body armor.
There are 10 people dead including the shooter, 26 others injured.
Officers neutralized the shooter in less than a minute.

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Carper said the shooter fired multiple rounds from “a very large gun, in technical terms.” The shooting happened as the suspect was making his way toward a bar called Ned Peppers, Decker said.

Someone from Ned Peppers grabbed the barrel of the rifle, and the shooter “picked up a handgun and was willing to continue shooting,” Decker said, when police arrived and killed the shooter.
The shooter wore body armor, she said.

No officers were injured, Carper said.

“In less than one minute, Dayton first responders neutralized the shooter,” Whaley said.
Source: CNN

Keith Boykin


Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley: “The shooter was able to kill 9 people and injure 26 in less than a minute.”

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Great work by to the police for their quick response, and to whoever got his hand onto the barrel of that rifle. But sadly, even that one-minute lag was long enough that we lost at least nine people.

[Editor’s Note: This seems a good opportunity remind folks who like to ‘hate on’ law enforcement that THESE are the same people they love to condemn and protest and harass all day long, denouncing as ‘racists’ and ‘murderers’. These were the guys running TOWARD the danger when everyone else was running FROM it. And when the moment came for them to act, they shot the murderer dead, no questions asked. We’re not seeing anyone protest THAT. Let’s all try to keep that in mind the next time we’ve got a beef with them, shall we?]

Chad Baker@ChadBlue83

Here’s a three-part Facebook video from the scene of a shooting that happened in the Dayton, Ohio Oregon district. Video taken by Dougie Doug. 1/3

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Until more is known about motives or possible remedies, we’ll leave aside any speculation about those questions. Some of the early speculations have already proven false:

Steve Lookner


Wow, Megan Betts, a sister of the Dayton shooting suspect, was one of the people he killed outside the bar. Police say it is FALSE that the suspect’s sister and her boyfriend were found dead in a car.

So apparently this was not a totally random shooting…

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But as you might expect, with this shooting and the other one in El Paso, the same old partisan talking points have kicked into high gear, even before next of kin have been notified, or indeed, even before the bodies of the fallen could be recovered.

Some of the images of the suspect and some of the Facebook accounts circulating have been described by authorities as being incorrect, so we remind our readers to allow time for all the legitimate facts to come in before drawing inferences and conclusions about what happened.

How Dangerous Is Shooting in The Air – True and False


Guest Opinion by Josh Montgomery. August 2nd, 2019

Many people are discussing guns and whether they’re dangerous or not, but there’s one more issue that people seem to be concerned about: shooting into the air. Whereas it’s certain that shooting a gun straight at someone can potentially kill them if aimed properly, many are thinking about air shooting. There are many myths surrounding the matter, and people don’t know what the truth is.

In this article, we are going to debunk some of these myths and present to you the facts about air shooting. Let’s get started!

1.   Shooting in the air is not harmful because the bullet gets lost. – False

A very common thing people used to believe was that a bullet shot into the air will travel so far up that it will get lost, thus being unable to reach anyone. That couldn’t be further from the truth, though. Bullets don’t travel that far up. They go upwards for one or two miles, after which they start falling back down. So, since they’re falling back, there’s no saying where they’re going to land, which means they could reach a person and harm them.

2.   Bullets that fall back can’t hurt you since they don’t have the same power. – False

There’s a common belief that once a bullet reaches its peak and starts falling, it has no power to harm someone anymore. However, this is nothing more than another wrong statement. A bullet that starts falling will be affected by gravitation and the wind – so, although the power it has when leaving the barrel is not the same, it is still enough to cause an injury. There were moments when bullets have fallen on soil and they caused a little dent in the ground – so, it is possible to injure one’s skin.

3.   If a bullet is shot into the air, it will fall back down in the same place. – False

Once again, a false statement. Since the bullet travels quite a while in the air, the wind can change its trajectory, depending on how fast and powerfully it’s blowing. So, the bullet’s path will be changed and the place it lands might be further away from where it’s been shot. Therefore, you shouldn’t expect it to come back, and that makes it even more dangerous since you have no idea where it will go, and whether it will hit someone or not.

4.   A falling bullet might penetrate your skin. – True

As mentioned, the bullet is affected by the gravitational force and the wind, and just like any falling object, the impact with whatever it hits will be strong. Especially if the bullet’s tip is sharp, it can be dangerous combined with the falling force – so, it can break through your skin and cause an injury. There were situations of this happening in the past. Nevertheless, it really depends on the size and caliber of the bullet and the miles per hour. Some bullets may bounce off you instead, but that will still be painful and could still cause a temporary bruise.

5.   Firing at an angle is more dangerous than shooting straight up into the air. – True

When you shoot up into the air, the bullet will easily be affected and slow down thanks to the gravitational pull. Therefore, it won’t get to travel for too long, as it will stop and start to fall back. Now, if you fire a gun at a different angle, things can be a little more dangerous. For example, if you fire it somewhere up to 45 degrees or more, it will cause the bullet to travel for much longer. So, although it’s shot into the air and not straight horizontally, it has greater chances of hitting someone with a greater force and injure them or even kill them.

Firing at such an angle could also happen when you accidentally shoot the gun. It can be a very dangerous case, which is why safety precautions should take place to prevent it from happening. A lightweight carry could be easier to work with and it will be less likely for you to fire it by accident. For example, a Crosman Fire Nitro Piston air rifle could work amazingly in such a situation. It has a lightweight synthetic stock, and it can hit as much as 1200 feet per second, thus being effective no matter what. It also comes with a Crosman to make sure you shoot accurately. If you use another type of gun, maybe you should make sure it has a safety system that prevents it from firing unless you take the lock off.

Final Thoughts

Considering how many myths there are surrounding air shooting, it’s important to know what is true and what is false. Hopefully, this post was informative enough in that regard.

WATCH: Michael Moore Claims Only ONE Person Can Beat President Trump

H/T Clash Daily.

Michael Moore is delusional if he thinks Michael(Michelle)Obama can beat President Trump in  2020.

Just how nervous and desperate are the Dems getting about 2020? Some are setting their hopes on getting a ‘ringer’ to join the race.

Michael Moore had the dubious distinction of accurately reading the tea leaves when Trump spoke to the people of Michigan in their own language.

Remember Trump’s quip about Mexico and Michigan? How where you build cars and can’t drink the water have switched under Democrat oversight? The voters sure did.

Moore realized Trump was tapping into something real there and started sounding the alarm. It was too little, too late

And Moore’s worst fear came to light — a Republican presidency.

Ok, maybe it’s not his WORST fear. A calorie-restricted diet, falling into obscurity, or actually having to break a sweat to earn a living might edge out that fear. But it was certainly his political worst-case scenario.

Until now. Now he’s afraid of something even ‘worse’ — a second Trump term! And the current crop of Dem ‘contenders’ isn’t inspiring him, either. He is calling for a ‘ringer’.

You guessed it — he wants Michelle Obama to jump into the race.

Great, just what America needs most, a daily dose of Barack’s ‘bitter half’.

Fortunately for us, those of us who consume the news won’t need to worry about that nightmare scenario. (Not that we’re worried we would lose, we’re just glad she finally went away.) Michelle was asked about this very possibility by 12-year-old journalist Hilde Lysiak for Amtrack’s magazine “the National”.

Obama described how her upbringing in Chicago and her education had shaped her. When asked if there was “even a one percent chance” that she would consider running for president, Obama was strident.

“Just between us, and the readers of this magazine—there’s zero chance,” she said. “There are so many ways to improve this country and build a better world, and I keep doing plenty of them, from working with young people to helping families lead healthier lives. But sitting behind the desk in the Oval Office will never be one of them. It’s just not for me.”
Source: MSN

Mike just told us that his cry for help…

… was spurned.

Hey Mike, how’s it feel to have your hopes dashed by a 12-year-old?

Since ‘your only hope’ of defeating Trump won’t be answering the call, there’s only one thing left to do. Practice saying this phrase: ‘President Trump’s second Term’.

We’ve all seen the dishonest games the left have played with the power they’re entrusted with, they’re obviously unworthy of that trust.



CORRECTION: Kamala Locked Up More People for Weed Than We Though

H/T The Washington Free Beacon.

At least the Washington Free Beacon admits when it is wrong.

Kamala Harris locks up almost 2,000 people for weed in Commiefornia no wonder she wants to hide her record.

Free Beacon regrets the error.

The Washington Free Beacon’s finding that Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) had locked up at least 1,560 people for marijuana-related offenses while she was California’s attorney general was off, according to California’s Department of Corrections, which now says at least 1,974 were admitted to prison under Harris.

The February report came under renewed scrutiny after it was cited by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D., Hawaii) in an attack on Harris during Wednesday night’s Democratic primary debate. The Harris campaign responded by labeling the statistic a “lie,” but a fact check by the San Francisco Chronicle found that even more people were put in prison for marijuana-related offenses than initially estimated.

“The [Free Beacon article] cited statistics from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation that said ‘at least 1,560 people were sent to state prisons for marijuana-related offenses between 2011 and 2016′ during the time Harris was the state AG,” wrote the Chronicle’s Joe Garofoli. “On Thursday, a department spokesman told the Chronicle that 1,974 people were admitted for hashish and marijuana convictions during that period.”

The Free Beacon’s original estimates, based on reports from the California Department of Corrections, counted all new admissions to California prisons for marijuana-related offenses, including sale, possession for sale, and “other.” (Since the Free Beacon‘s report, those records have been removed from the CDCR’s website.)

As previously reported, even the revised total from the state is likely an undercount. Under California’s public safety realignment initiative, many low-level, non-violent drug offenders would have been rerouted to state jails. This means that while they may have been prosecuted, they would not appear in state prison admissions totals.

Free Beacon data expert Charles Fain Lehman, asked about his undercount of individuals locked up by Harris, was surprised by the new figure from the California agency.

“Huh,” Lehman said. “Either they have data I don’t, or they’re counting parole violators (who I omitted as people not prosecuted by Harris’s office), or they might be counting hashish violations, which I didn’t.”

“Still, good to know it’s even worse than we thought,” he said.

Gabbard during the debate hit Harris for laughing about her own marijuana use just years after she was prosecuting Californians for theirs.

“Now Senator Harris says she’s proud of her record as a prosecutor and that she’ll be a prosecutor president, but I’m deeply concerned about this record,” Gabbard said. “There are too many examples to cite but she put over 1,500 people in jail for marijuana violations and then laughed about it when she was asked if she ever smoked marijuana.”

One New York Times columnist described it as the “sharpest attack of the night.”

Race-baiting CNN Now Claims White Robots are Evidence of ‘Racism’

H/T Godfather Politics.

You can not make up this level of stupidity.

Now you see why President Trump calls them fake news.

Once again CNN shows how unserious it really is with a story exclaiming that robots with white exteriors must somehow mean that robot makers are “racist.”

CNN was totally serious reporting on a “study” that claimed that white robots are examples of white supremacy.

“Have you ever noticed the popularity of white robots? ” CNN exclaimed in its August 1 news article.

OF course, you know what these dopes would say if robots were made with black exteriors? They would say that it is an example of “enslaving” robots and an example of white people trying to recreate slavery. Because, you know, literally everything is racism to these fools.

On its tweet, CNN used a photo of a NASA robot manufactured all in white plastics.



Have you ever noticed the popularity of white robots? The reason for these shades of technological white may be racism, according to new research. 

Robot racism? Yes, says a study showing humans’ biases extend to robots

There is a reason most human-shaped robots are white, say researchers. And the reason is not productive at all.

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The NASA robot pictured is the R5 Valkyrie which the space agency has slated for work on the surface of Mars.

However, the robot built by NASA is not white because of the racism inherent in its engineers, but because of the scientific requirements for the machine’s tasks, such as heat resistance and the like.

Regardless, CNN insisted that robots in reality and popular science fiction are white because of the racism inherent in human society. “The reason for these shades of technological white may be racism, according to new research,” CNN intoned.

The article cited a study entitled “Robots And Racism,” conducted by the Human Interface Technology Laboratory in New Zealand. The study insisted that “people perceive physically human-like robots to have a race and therefore apply racial stereotypes to white and black robots,” CNN said.

“The bias against black robots is a result of bias against African-Americans,” lead researcher Christoph Bartneck insisted. He also told CNN, “It is amazing to see how people who had no prior interaction with robots show racial bias towards them.”

The researchers were startled by their findings and insisted that the “racialized” robots could lead to problems for robots that “are supposed to function as teachers, friends, or carers.”

CNN added, “Run a simple Google Image search on the term “robot.” You won’t see a lot of color, as pointed out in the study.”

“The researchers see this overrepresentation of white robots as potentially harmful to the perception of other races,” CNN exclaimed.

“Human-shaped robots should represent the diversity of humans,” Bartneck sermonized.

“Imagine a world in which all Barbie dolls are white. Imagine a world in which all the robots working in Africa or India are white. Further, imagine that these robots take over roles that involve authority. Clearly, this would raise concerns about imperialism and white supremacy,” Bartneck exclaimed. “Robots are not just machines, but they represent humans.”