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Most incompetent communist ever -->

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https://twitter.com/billmon1/status/547596238716407808

Hacks

Sean Hannity has epic Twitter meltdown after his colleagues name him ‘Worst of Fox’

In the spirit of the season (the spirit is harsh, blanket judgement), the website Mediaite conducted a survey of cable news hosts from CNN, Fox News and MSNBC which asked respondents to rank their colleagues from best to worst. Unsurprisingly (or, perhaps, surprisingly since Bill O’Reilly was nominated in the same category), Sean Hannity was voted Worst Host on Fox News:

Worst Host, Fox News

This should come as no surprise: Sean Hannity won this category with a majority of anonymous votes. And, yep, we named him as a runner-up for our own “Worst Cable News Host” award.

Apparently we’re not the only ones annoyed by his eponymous show’s special blend of vein-popping shoutfests, mega-panel clown shows, and partisan grudge matches.

Falling way behind Hannity was Bolling — who received two votes here — and a bunch of hosts with single votes to their name, bizarrely including Neil Cavuto and Bill O’Reilly.

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/the-best-and-worst-of-fox-news-as-voted-by-cable-news-hosts/



Hannity was really sad and mad about it and had to stomp around Twitter to cool off:

twitters (LOL) here:
http://www.salon.com/2014/12/23/sean_hannity_named_worst_of_fox_by_colleagues_has_twitter_temper_tantrum/

Barack Obama is ruining the economy.

Dow Leaps Over 1,800
May 23, 1986|The New York Times
NEW YORK -- A powerful combination of professional buying programs and newly found optimism about interest rates sent stock prices sharply higher Thursday, giving Wall Street its best gain in more than a month. The Dow Jones industrial average recovered from a moderate loss on Wednesday and rose 31.13, to 1,806.30.

John Connolly, of Dean Witter Reynolds Inc., said the rise in large part was caused by the buying of professionals, who, seeing that stock index futures had risen sharply, reversed direction and started investing in the underlying stocks.

IBM fell $1.12, to $143.37. A pessimistic report on the company was issued by the brokerage firm of Furman Selz Mager Dietz & Birney Inc.

RJR Nabisco gained $1.62, to $45 on continuing rumors that Nabisco will sell its Kentucky Fried Chicken subsidiary. But the company said it had no such plans. Upjohn rose $5.50, to $88.87, after it said its baldness drug minoxidil may be on the market next year. On the over-the-counter market, Quotron was heavily traded but finished unchanged at $19. Citicorp began a $19-a-share offer for Quotron, an information services firm.



http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/1986-05-23/business/8601310189_1_rjr-nabisco-quotron-dow

"Freedom is about authority."



Here’s Giuliani in 1994. This is who he is:

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http://www.nytimes.com/1994/03/20/nyregion/freedom-is-about-authority-excerpts-from-giuliani-speech-on-crime.html
https://twitter.com/WHarkavy/status/546697275213611008

Slavery wasn't about having to work. Slavery was about not being able to walk away.



Protest marches are impressive because they involve people taking back the streets, alleys, byways and, yes even parks, with their feet.

What the authorities want is for people to be in cages -- either at home (stationary cages into which they lock themselves) or strapped into their vehicles (mobile cages with wheels). The propaganda has been so successful that most Americans have come to equate the automobile with freedom. But, the fact is that, while public officials have to have probably cause to interfere with a person's mobility, encased in a vehicle, the person has given up the right not to be stopped (arrested) in exchange for the right to operate a potentially lethal machine. A permit to drive is ipso facto consent to be stopped in one's tracks at any time. Never mind that the route from point A to point B is defined and restricted by the right of way. The process involved with the license to drive has proved so useful to authoritarians that it has now been transitioned into the financial realm when individuals need to borrow to purchase that residential cage. No longer do mortgage notes merely assert the debt is to be paid back. Now getting a loan is conditioned on agreeing to giving up one's civil rights to judicial review whenever a default is alleged. People can become homeless overnight on the word of a financier. And everybody knows homelessness is to be feared because walking around on one's own two feet or lying under a tree or bridge to sleep is illegal.

The law is no longer about justice. The law is about ruling. The law is being used to insure that the people neither rule, nor take any liberties on their own two feet.

Never mind free speech. Free the feet.


http://www.dailykos.com/comments/1353685/55274943#c26

OK, Let's Blame Conservatives For All the Killings They're Responsible For

Let's Blame Conservatives For All the Killings They're Responsible For
—By Kevin Drum

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....We can blame Bill O'Reilly for his 28 episodes of invective against "Tiller the Baby Killer" that eventually ended
in the murder of Wichita abortion provider George Tiller by anti-abortion activist Scott Roeder. We can blame conservative talk radio for fueling the anti-government hysteria that led Timothy McVeigh to bomb a federal building in Oklahoma City. We can blame the relentless xenophobia of Fox News for the bombing of an Islamic Center in Joplin or the massacre of Sikh worshippers by a white supremacist in Wisconsin. We can blame the NRA for the mass shootings in Newtown and Aurora. We can blame Republicans for stoking the anti-IRS paranoia that prompted Andrew Joseph Stack to crash a private plane into an IRS building in Austin, killing two people. We can blame the Christian Right for the anti-gay paranoia that led the Westboro Baptist Church to picket the funeral of Matthew Snyder, a US Marine killed in Iraq, with signs that carried their signature "God Hates Fags" slogan. We can blame Sean Hannity for his repeated support of Cliven Bundy's "range war" against the BLM, which eventually motivated Jerad and Amanda Miller to kill five people in Las Vegas after participating in the Bundy standoff and declaring, "If they're going to come bring violence to us, well, if that's the language they want to speak, we'll learn it." And, of course, we can blame Rudy Giuliani and the entire conservative movement for their virtually unanimous indifference to the state-sanctioned police killings of black suspects over minor offenses in Ferguson and Staten Island, which apparently motivated the murder of the New York police officers on Saturday.

Or wait. Maybe we can't do any of those things. Maybe lots of people support lots of things, and we can't twist that generalized support into blame for maniacs who decide to take up arms for their own demented reasons. Maybe that's a better idea after all.


the rest:
http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2014/12/lets-blame-conservatives-all-killings-theyre-responsible

Oh, I think I Like THIS Lame Duck!

Rude Pundit: Giuliani should shut the fuck up & shove his vicious hateful rhetoric up his savage ass

4. Rudy Giuliani did more to ruin the NYPD than the most fevered fantasies of a militantly liberal Bill de Blasio.

5. In June, Jerad and Amanda Miller shot two police officers and another person dead in Las Vegas. They had come from the standoff at the ranch of Cliven Bundy, where a bunch of white shitheels actually pointed guns at federal agents and everyone went home without a shot being fired or anyone being arrested, despite Bundy being guilty of essentially the same crime as Eric Garner, except Bundy owed the government more than a million bucks in grazing fees and not a few coins on single cigarettes. The Millers were anti-government nutzoids who thought cops were oppressors who were gonna git their guns or some such shit. They left a note on the scene saying they wanted to start a revolution.

You know what didn't happen after the shooting? Police associations didn't say that Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman had blood on her hands. The cops didn't condemn the armed numbskulls at Bundy ranch, who were, you know, protesters. And the Vegas police unions most definitely did not say they were now a "wartime" department, as the New York City PBA supposedly did.

5a. Imagine the shitstorm that'd happen if the cops said that violent white people were the problem and they needed to be stopped. It would have actually made sense. The Millers were directly connected with the Bundy ranch uprising. The guy who shot Liu and Ramos was a solo dickhead with a Facebook page.

- See more at: http://rudepundit.blogspot.com/#sthash.I2LMoSz2.dpuf

FOX "News" Edits Protest Video To Show Protesters Calling For Murder

Baltimore Fox Affiliate Edits Video To Stir Up Sentiment Against Anti-Brutality Activists
By Susie Madrak December 22, 2014 1:10 pm -


Even for Fox, this is pretty damned outrageous. The local affiliates tend to be more rational than the national Fox channels, but this is just unthinkable. Via Gawker:

Last night, Baltimore's WBFF aired a video of protesters chanting "kill a cop"– evidence, it claimed, of murderously violent rhetoric on the part of anti-brutality protesters in Washington, D.C. The only problem? The protesters weren't chanting "kill a cop" at all, and there's video evidence to prove it.The current national pastime appears to be constructing elaborate ways of laying responsibility for recent police shootings at the feet of anti-police-brutality protesters. This, of course, is bullshit. Faced with the daunting task of shifting blame for broad and escalating distrust of police away from the murderous bastards themselves and onto mostly non-violent activists, our insanely cynical news media has been forced to dig deep into their bag of tricks.

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What you are hearing there is a protester in Washington, D.C. shout the following chant:

We can't stop!We won't stop!'til killer cops are in cell blocks!



Not a particularly provocative chant, all things considered: protesters are announcing their intention to continue organizing until murderous police officers are put in jail. Fair enough!


That is, until Baltimore's local FOX affiliate got their hands on this video. Here's their interpretation of it:

We can't stop!We won't stop!So kill a cop!



By cutting away from the video mid-chant, FOX's segment paints protestors as explicitly calling for the murder of police. They've depicted a non-violent protest about accountability for police brutality as a bloodthirsty mob.

What's significant about this act – other than the fact that it is intended for and will be gobbled up by psychotic paranoid racist conservative white people as evidence of the inherent criminality of black people – is that the woman leading the chant is Tawanda Jones, the sister of Tyrone West, who was murdered by Baltimore City Police on July 18, 2013. The West family's quest for justice for this crime has been overwhelmingly ignored by the city of Baltimore – after 73 weeks' worth of "West Wednesday" actions, the family has still not even been given Tyrone's full autopsy report.


BOTH VIDEOS AS EVIDENCE HERE:
http://crooksandliars.com/2014/12/baltimore-fox-affiliate-edits-video-stir
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