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Benny

Elizabeth Bruenig on Laura Ingraham’s show–I only have a tweet:

Benny

Keith Ellison Tells Supporters He’ll Keep Fighting and Handle Accusations Head On

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) won a sweeping primary victory Tuesday night, running 30 points past his closest rival in the Democratic primary for attorney general. But when he addressed his supporters, he had to clear the air.

“We had a very unexpected event at the end of this campaign that happened,” Ellison said at his victory party at the Nomad World Pub. “I want to assure you that it is not true. We are going to keep on fighting all the way through. We are going to be respectful to all, and we are going to stand like steeples, and insist upon the truth.”

Just 72 hours earlier, Kate Monahan, the congressman’s former girlfriend, had circulated social media posts alleging that Ellison had emotionally and physically abused her. The most disturbing allegation was that he had dragged her off a bed, yelling obscenities, an incident she said she had secretly recorded.

But Monahan did not release that recording, and Ellison said no such tape could possibly exist as he had never abused his ex-girlfriend. While three of Ellison’s Democratic primary opponents called for him to answer the charges, most Democrats either stayed quiet about the allegations or supported Ellison.

The Democratic National Committee, on which he serves as vice chairman, had no response; neither did the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, which had endorsed another candidate in the race. As of Tuesday night, two feminist groups — Ultraviolet and the National Organization for Women — were the only national liberal organizations calling for Ellison to quit.

Benny

Standing O for Bernie on Colbert’s Show

Don midwest
Don midwest

saying same thing over and over

and it is worth watching over and over

and now he is out there, everywhere, and a whole raft of new candidates

how much longer can establishment dems hold out?

magsview

Haha, Bernie’s relentless, and it drives the establishment crazy. 😉

wi62

The DNC mindset is like that old gun extremist saying “You can have control of the DNC when you pry it from our cold dead hands.

polarbear4
polarbear4

haha!

orlbucfan

Classic, wi60! 🙂

polarbear4
polarbear4

does my heart so dam much good! Thanks, Benny!

orlbucfan

Watched it last night. He got a standing ovation, and the faint “Bernie” chants, too. He’s himself, and still wonders at all the adulation–you could see it in his body language. 🙂 What a true public servant he is. The progressive bench is showing itself now. He is very pleased by it, too.

humphrey

Soon to be new members of Congress are spreading their message already.

magsview

Yay, Rashida’s detractors on the left-do you hear that??

Also, Rashida is right. I mean we already leverage that money given to Israel and basically make them use it to buy our stupid weapons, but let’s go further!!

humphrey

Speaking of the detractors.

WASHINGTON – The Jewish Democratic Council of America criticized one of its own party candidates for Congress in Michigan on Tuesday after she suggested she will oppose military aid to Israel if elected.

Rashida Tlaib, a daughter of Palestinian immigrants, is likely to win her race in Michigan’s 13th Congressional District after surviving a competitive Democratic primary. Her family remains in the West Bank.

In a statement, the JDCA emphasized that aid to Israel remains bipartisan in Congress because it is “mutually beneficial” to both Israel and the US.

Threatening to cut military assistance to Israel is inconsistent with the values of the Democratic Party and the American people,” said the Jewish Democratic group, which is supporting candidates in House and Senate races nationwide.

humphrey

Some info on the Jewish Democratic Council of America.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jewish_Democratic_Council_of_America

The Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA), which defines itself as “the voice for Jewish Democrats and the socially liberal, pro-Israel values, was announced in August 2017 and officially launched in November 2017. JDCA was incorporated in Washington, D.C., in June 2017.

JDCA’s launch event was attended by many high-profile members of Congress including Nancy Pelosi, Ben Cardin, Tim Kaine, Chris Murphy, Sherrod Brown, Steny Hoyer, and Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Over 20 elected Democratic leaders spoke at the event, which drew some 250 people. Senator Cardin (D-Md.), who is a member of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, stated the Democratic Party’s objection to imposing “religious tests for who can come to America,” but did not explicitly mention Trump’s travel ban

orlbucfan

What a lineup! DWS representing the crooked Jewish vote. Where was Chuckles Schumer, BTW?

magsview

Probably because Schumer not up for re-election until 2022?

I think that all of those listed are up for re-election this fall.

magsview

You know what else is “inconsistent with the values of the Democratic Party”? Sniping protestors using insanely destructive bullets that explode inside the victim’s body. Well, I hope it is at least!

Doctors in Gaza attributed the severity of injuries to the explosive nature of the bullets used by the Israeli snipers.

The special bullet explodes once entering the body, slicing veins and shattering bones.

humphrey

I can’t wait to look into this. It should be quite revealing!

humphrey

A few tidbits from this release.

humphrey

There is always money for things like this. For beneficial things we are broke.

orlbucfan

What a bad/barf joke!

LoneStarMike
polarbear4
polarbear4

Love your stuff.

LoneStarMike

Thanks. Here’s another one:

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orlbucfan

Ronnie Raygun’s Star Wars Part II. Always good seeing you, LSM. 🙂

humphrey

I think I know the answer.

humphrey

It appears as if the MSM has each others back.

orlbucfan

Birds of a smelly feather flock together as the old saying goes. This sure comes as no surprise! 🙁

orlbucfan

T and R, jcitybone!! 🙂