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Excusing disruption of Trump’s Chicago event is dangerous

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 7:30pm 3/12/2016 at 7:30pm
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One of the most difficult things in politics is to defend the rights of politicians you otherwise might not want to defend.

One of those cases was the defense of Sarah Palin against a vicious left-wing smear machine that targeted even her youngest child, who was mocked not only for having Down Syndrome but for...

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Anti-BDS Palestinian Human Rights Activist shouted down at U. Chicago

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 10:30am 2/21/2016 at 10:30am
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Bassem Eid is a well-known Palestinian Human Rights activist who has been critical of human rights abuses and corruption in the Palestinian Authority and Hamas-run Gaza.

Eid is an advocate of peaceful co-existence, and has made enemies in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement because Eid believes BDS is harmful to...

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LGBT community wakes up to the BDS evil among it

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 29, 2016 at 2:30pm 1/29/2016 at 2:30pm
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Columnist Jonathan Capehart at The Washington Post has a rather extraordinary column on the “anti-pinkwashing” near-riot at the Creating Change conference in Chicago on Friday night, January 22.

The column is extraordinary in that it reflects a growing realization even in the mainstream media that the thin line between rabid anti-Zionism and...

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Illinois Considering Recall Election for Rahm Emanuel

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 4, 2016 at 7:00am 1/4/2016 at 7:00am
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Calls for Chicago mayor, Rahm Emanuel, to resign have been increasing and include a call from Al Sharpton.  Amid rumors that Emanuel’s office withheld...

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Calls Grow for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to Resign

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 10:00am 12/3/2015 at 10:00am
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Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel is under pressure to resign following the release of a police dash cam video of cops shooting Laquan McDonald.

The video was made in October of 2014 and it’s been suggested by some that it was suppressed to protect Emanuel’s chances for re-election.

Nick Gass reports at Politico:

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Grassroots Chicago Black Activists Clash With College #BlackLivesMatter Protesters

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 12:50am 12/1/2015 at 12:50am
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RebelPundit has newly released video footage from deep within the Black Friday protest in Chicago that provides new insight into the character of, and reception in the grassroots black community to college-based “Black Lives Matter” and other organized groups vying for control of their community.

Here is the explanation from Rebel Pundit:

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Chicago Black Activists to Obama: “We pray that congress do away with your amnesty” (Video)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 5:30pm 1/21/2015 at 5:30pm
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After the 2014 State of the Union address, a group of black activists in Chicago were interviewed by Jeremy Segal of Rebel Pundit in a video telling Obama to “just quit.”

Some of those activists, and others, also were interviewed just before the midterms in a video that has over 1 million...

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“The hell with his minimum wage raise, we don’t have any jobs”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 27, 2014 at 8:51pm 10/27/2014 at 8:51pm
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Our friend Jeremy Segal, aka Rebel Pundit, has documented the struggles of blacks who speak out against the Democratic political machine.

Jeremy did the viral videos Chicago Resident: Obama Will Go Down as Worst President Ever and 2014 State of the Union Address- A Black Grassroots Response.

Jeremy also did the editing for...

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What’s the difference between anti-Israel protesters in London and Chicago?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 1:52pm 8/23/2014 at 1:52pm
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Nothing, really.

Ignorance. Hate. Demonization. You name it.

You’ll find it in London, Chicago, and just about anywhere you find anti-Israel street protests.

From London, via Harry’s Place, which has even more videos:

From Chicago, where a pro-Israel fundraiser hosted by Mayor Rahm Emanual and former Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren...

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Black Chicago activists: Why are illegals at border getting aid while we suffer?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 2:15pm 7/13/2014 at 2:15pm
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Neo noted this morning the growing rift between the black community and those advocating for aid to illegal immigrants, Clash of the Titan special interest groups.

Rebel Pundit has a video of some black Chicago activists, some of whom previously had expressed dismay at Obama’s State of the Union address.

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Communist Party USA Celebrates 95th Anniversary in Chicago

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 4:42pm 6/15/2014 at 4:42pm
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Chicago long has been a center of Communist Party USA activity.

This video from 2011 shows the CPUSA protesting in support of the Occupy movement in Chicago:

Today in Chicago was the 95th Anniversary celebration, as Ron Grossman of the Chicago Tribune reports:

Communist Party USA gathers in Chicago

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Chicago officially a joke as Blagojevich’s sister-in-law crowned for Aldermanic throne

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 12, 2013 at 1:00pm 7/12/2013 at 1:00pm

Liberal darling Robert Redford is planning a new documentary series on Chicago where he will showcase the city in all its glory. He will be filming the start of the freshwater sailing race, “Race to Mackinac,” but perhaps he ought to be training his cameras on a different race, although it’s...

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If only the NY Times paid this much attention to Benghazi

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 11, 2013 at 6:07pm 2/11/2013 at 6:07pm

The New York Times has now mapped all the ways Chicagoans, who arguably have some of the most restrictive gun laws in the country and only recently were allowed to possess them, get their guns. The maps and accompanying article are an attempt to spin the massive logic problem Rahm and other...

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Chicago anti-gun panelist compares crowd reciting Pledge of Allegiance to Nazis’ beer hall conduct

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 8:05am 1/26/2013 at 8:05am

Lee Goodman of Stop Concealed Carry was one of the panelists at the Chicago-area anti-gun forum featured in my prior post, Veteran stands up for 2nd Amendment at Chicago anti-gun forum.

During that event Goodman and ...

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Miles apart: Walker to cut income tax, Rahm to ban guns

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 11, 2013 at 8:30am 1/11/2013 at 8:30am

Just a little more than an hour apart, but world’s away in leadership are Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago and Wisconsin’s Governor Scott Walker. Thursday, Walker announced today that the budget he will sign this summer will include “significant” cuts to the income tax rates. Rahm, on the other hand, plans...

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Someone tell Rahm Emanuel his children are protected by armed guard at school

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 3:10pm 12/27/2012 at 3:10pm

Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel, former White House chief-of-staff for Obama, recently condemned the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre for suggesting that armed guards in schools could be appropriate in some situations. Yet, it appears that Rahm sends his own children to a school protected by an armed policeman. At a press conference last Friday,...

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A Christmas gift for residents of Jesse Jackson Jr’s district — if they’ll have it

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 24, 2012 at 4:30pm 12/24/2012 at 4:30pm

The upcoming special election to replace embattled Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr’s Illinois seat has been provided with a small miracle in the form of an African-American *conservative* candidate who is running for the seat.

Paul McKinley, whose grassroots work to challenge Black leadership in the wartorn south and west sides of Chicago, ...

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