Tag: Barbara Lee

(FILES) Cuban President Fidel Castro checks his watch while watching the traditional Labor Day parade attended by thousands of people in Havana's Plaza of the Revolution, May 1, 1998. Castro resigned on February 19, 2008 as president and commander in chief of Cuba in a message published in the online …

California Cubans Celebrate Fidel Castro’s Death

Cuban-Americans in Southern California were overjoyed at the news of Fidel Castro’s death on Friday, as the dictator who clung to power for decades and drove many to flee to the United States finally passed.

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CA Dem Barbara Lee Goes on Twitter Rant Against Steve Bannon

California Rep. Barbar Lee, former Black Caucus Chair who had trouble endorsing former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, took to Twitter this week to let her East Bay constituents know that she’s “with” them and against Stephen K. Bannon, who she referred to as a “bigot”.

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Exclusive–Jamiel Shaw Sr: Obama, Barbara Lee ‘Didn’t Invite My Family to the SOTU’ Because an Illegal Alien Killed My Son

“The illegal alien gangbanger who executed my son was in jail on gun charges and was given an early release, and murdered my son the next day,” said Jamiel Shaw Sr. exclusively to Breitbart News. “I’m not surprised Barbara Lee didn’t call and invite me and my family to the State of the Union. I’m not surprised President Obama didn’t call me and invite me and my family.”

California Protesters in Solidarity with New #EricGarner Cause

California Protesters in Solidarity with New #EricGarner Cause

Protestors across California shut down roads and a freeway Thursday during demonstrations in solidarity with activists across the nation who are outraged by the non-indictment of police officers in the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in

Dem Rep to Illegal Minors: 'I Felt Ashamed' of America

Dem Rep to Illegal Minors: 'I Felt Ashamed' of America

Tuesday at the Congressional Progressive Caucus’ Ad-Hoc Hearing on the humanitarian crisis of unaccompanied minors flooding across the U.S.-Mexico border, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) said she “felt ashamed” her country has handled the influx of illegal immigrant children After hearing

CA Congresswoman: Raise State Minimum Wage to $26 an Hour

CA Congresswoman: Raise State Minimum Wage to $26 an Hour

One of the most liberal Representatives in Congress wants California to raise its minimum wage to $26 an hour.  Appearing on Crossfire on Friday, co-host Newt Gingrich asked Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) whether it was a good idea for the mayor of

CA Congresswoman: Raise State Minimum Wage to $26 an Hour

CA Congresswoman: Raise State Minimum Wage to $26 an Hour

One of the most liberal Representatives in Congress wants California to raise its minimum wage to $26 an hour.  Appearing on Crossfire on Friday, co-host Newt Gingrich asked Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) whether it was a good idea for the mayor of

Paul Ryan 'Not Mad' at Barbara Lee for Dog-Whistle Racism Charge

Paul Ryan 'Not Mad' at Barbara Lee for Dog-Whistle Racism Charge

Earlier this month, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) responded to comments made by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) for his remarks about the generations of people in the “inner cities” not “learning the value and culture of work.” She accused the Wisconsin Republican of

Schakowsky, Dems Invite Al Qaeda-Headed Group to Drone Briefing

Schakowsky, Dems Invite Al Qaeda-Headed Group to Drone Briefing

Alana Goodman of the Washington Free Beacon reports that three Democrats–Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL), and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)–had invited a “representative of a human rights group headed by a designated al Qaeda terrorist” to brief

Black Democrats Think American Whites Still Racist

Black Democrats Think American Whites Still Racist

The blame game of racism continues from black Democrats as they assert that the election of Barack Obama didn’t solve what they perceive as the racist attitudes of American whites. Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), the chairwoman of the Congressional Black

House Dems: Give Peace a Chance, Talk to Iran

House Dems: Give Peace a Chance, Talk to Iran

House Democrats have put forth a bill to create a “diplomatic envoy” to Iran to try to “convince that country to abandon its nuclear ambitions.” Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) sponsored the legislation, which will require the envoy to pursue “direct,

Sex Ed Bill Would Ban 'Gender Stereotypes' in Grant Programs

Sex Ed Bill Would Ban 'Gender Stereotypes' in Grant Programs

Democrats in Congress introduced a bill that would award grants to programs that do not “promote gender stereotypes” in ways that would be “insensitive” to gay people. According to The Hill, the bill “requires programs to emphasize emotional skills and the

Democrats To Expand Healthcare Coverage To DREAM Act Recipients

Democrats To Expand Healthcare Coverage To DREAM Act Recipients

A group of Reps. led by Barbara Lee (D-CA) is asking Obama to extend healthcare coverage to the children of illegal immigrants for whom he waived deportation months before the election. These “DREAMers” — so-called because they are recipients of

House Dems Receive Training On Portraying Conservatives As Racist

House Dems Receive Training On Portraying Conservatives As Racist

In the latest transparent attempt by the Obama Administration and the Democratic Party to make the 2012 election a referendum on supposed racism and not Obama’s dismal performance, House Democrats received training this week on how to portray neutral free-market

Obama, Your Slips Are Showing

Judging by my e-mail, a great many conservatives are counting down the days until they next get to vote in 2010. They hope and pray that Americans will come to their collective senses and undo some of the horrors unleashed