Tag: NetRoots Nation

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What Liberals Owe Phyllis Schlafly

Without Schlafly, the conservative movement would never have grown to the fighting force it has — nor would the New Left have emerged the way it did, or the “netroots,” or Sanders’s faltering “political revolution.”

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Video — Black Lives Matter Founder Rants at Netroots: ‘Burn Everything Down!’

In rarely seen angle on the Black Lives Matter mob takeover of a NetRoots Nation Presidential Town Hall last weekend in Phoenix, Arizona, activists from the group scream explicit calls for violence and chaos, using an Occupy Wall Street style call-and-response technique to advocate “burn everything down,” “shut this shit down,” and “rise the fuck up.”

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Black Lives Matter Activist Who Stormed Netroots Nation Stage Is Convicted Felon

Tia Oso—the Black Lives Matter radical activist who made headlines when she hoisted herself onstage this past weekend to disrupt the Netroots Nation event featuring erstwhile Democrat presidential candidate Martin O’Malley—is a convicted felon who stole over $11,000 from a small non-profit she worked for years ago.

Former Gov. Martin O'Malley (D-MD) (R), and moderator Jose Antonio Vargas (R), listen to Tia Oso, the National Coordinator for the Black Immigration Network, during an interruption to O'Malley's speech, at the Netroots Nation 2015 Presidential Town Hall with at the Phoenix Convention Center July 18, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. …

For the Left, Lives Matter Less Than Talking Points

The problem with the brand of totalitarianism today’s post-Obama Left has embraced is that when everything, everything, is politicized, nothing really makes sense any more. Every word is freighted with layers of political meaning by activists who know their power derives from controlling speech, and thought itself. You can bet every big Democrat politician will now think long and hard about daring to suggest “all lives matter.”

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O’Malley Booed For Saying ‘White Lives Matter, All Lives Matter,’ Apologizes

Democratic presidential candidate and former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley was booed for saying “all lives matter” at the Netroots Nation conference on Saturday and later apologized for those comments. During his town hall discussion, [relevant portion begins around 19:30] protesters stood