Posts Tagged ‘opponents’

McBride leads primary opponents in early polling

Delaware Democrat Sarah McBride, who in June launched a potentially history-making bid to become the nation’s first openly transgender congressperson, leads her primary opponents by a wide margin, according to polling released Friday that was shared first with The Hill. In a survey of likely Democratic primary voters in Delaware conducted this month by Change Research and commissioned… […]

Greta Thunberg Gives Finger to Opponents of New EU Environmental Legislation

Greta Thunberg was photographed at the European Parliament in Strasbourg last Wednesday smiling broadly while flipping a double-bird – apparently to the opponents of heavily contested new EU environmental legislation known as the “Nature Restoration Law”.  According to the German news site, it was a “winner’s gesture” – if not the most sporting one […]

Democrats Vow To Arrest As Many Political Opponents As It Takes To Defeat Fascism

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a press conference held in support of Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg yesterday, Democrats vowed to arrest as many political opponents as it would take to defeat fascism. Source

Former Lobbyist: Soda Companies Paid NAACP And Other Groups To Call Opponents “Racist”

Former Lobbyist: Soda Companies Paid NAACP And Other Groups To Call Opponents “Racist” Source

Is Punishing Opponents for Personal Decisions the New Australian Way?

Commentary In an article provocatively entitled “Are We Headed for a Civil War?” Star Parker speculates about the likelihood of a second internal conflict in the United States. She argues that to ensure a peaceful future, and avoid the inferno of a civil war; a country must have common core values and principles that are […]

Johan de Witt: The Failed Politician who was Cannibalized by his Opponents

Even after a successful political career, Johan de Witt has gone down in history for having suffered one of the most bizarre assassinations in history and one of the few recorded cases of cannibalism from the 17th century.  Read more Section:  News History Important Events Famous People Read Later 

Serbia: Lithium mine opponents block roads in bad weather

Hundreds of people in Serbia spent part of a holiday weekend blocking roads on Saturday to protest plans for lithium mining in the Balkan country. The protests came a day after Orthodox Christians in Serbia and many other countries celebrated Christmas. The demonstrations took place in the capital, Belgrade, and several other locations. Anti-mine activists […]

GOP Poll: Republicans Adam Laxalt, Herschel Walker Leading Democrat Opponents in Senate Battlegrounds

Republicans Adam Laxalt and Herschel Walker, who are vying to unseat Democrat incumbents in Nevada and Georgia, respectively, are leading in their races, according to a Republican polling memo sent out on Tuesday and obtained by Breitbart News. The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), the campaign arm of U.S. Senate Republicans, sent the memo to […]


[embedded content]… Obama was living in Indonesia when the CIA gave to the Indonesian military and its Moslem militias a LIST OF PEOPLE whom the CIA wanted murdered.  Up to one million Indonesians were then murdered. These were innocent people who were suspected of being opposed to American fascism. THE CIA’S FASCIST COUP Kennedy and […]

‘Stand with us’: Indigenous Line 3 opponents seek allies to fight tar sands pipeline

Opponents of Canadian company Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline march to the White House in Washington, D.C. on April 1, 2021 to call on President Joe Biden to cancel the toxic project’s permit. (Photo: Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc. via Getty Images) As state and local law enforcement in Minnesota intensify their violent repression of water […]

China Vows ‘Reunification’ with Taiwan, Vows to ‘Bash Heads’ of Opponents such as USA, NATO

    China’s President Xi Jinping issued a blistering “warning” to the West in a Thursday speech marking the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party. The most provocative part of the roughly hour-long address given from Tiananmen Square focused on Taiwan and thwarting foreign forces’ efforts at “meddling” in China’s affairs […]

Netanyahu Opponents Reach Coalition Deal To Oust Israeli Prime Minister

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s opponents on Thursday pushed for a quick parliament vote to formally end his lengthy rule, hoping to head off any last-minute attempts by the premier to derail their newly announced coalition government. The latest political maneuvering began just hours after opposition leader Yair Lapid and his […]

Netanyahu opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM

Under the agreement, Lapid and Bennett will split the job of prime minister in a rotation. Bennett will serve the first two years, while Lapid is to serve the final two years. The historic deal also includes a small Islamist party, the United Arab List, which would make it the first Arab party ever to […]

Netanyahu’s opponents hashing out deal as deadline looms

On Sunday, Naftali Bennett, head of the small, hard-line nationalist Yamina party, said he would work with Lapid to form a broad unity government and “save the country from a tailspin and return Israel to its course.” Lapid has already secured the support of two smaller liberal parties and a secular ultranationalist faction. Bennett and […]

Netanyahu Rival Seeks Unity Deal With His Opponents

JERUSALEM (AP) — The head of a small hard-line party on Sunday said he would try to form a unity government with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s opponents, taking a major step toward ending the 12-year rule of the Israeli leader. In a nationwide address, Yamina party leader Naftali Bennett said he had decided to join […]

Liz Cheney to Potential Primary Opponents: ‘Bring It On’

NBC “Today” host Savannah Guthrie sat down with Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) to discuss her ouster as chairwoman of the House Republican Conference over her opposition to former President Donald Trump. Guthrie asked Cheney if she intends to run for president. The Republican lawmaker from Wyoming said she would do “whatever it takes” to keep Trump […]

Texas ‘Critical Race Theory’ Opponents Win School Board Election

Two candidates opposed to teaching critical race theory (CRT) in public school classes have been elected to a Texas school board. Nine months after Hannah Smith and Cameron “Cam” Bryan introduced a proposal to prevent teaching CRT in the Dallas-area Carroll Independent School District, the pair received nearly 70 percent of the vote in their […]

Netanyahu, opponents have no clear path to governing majority, official election results show

Browse > Home / News / Netanyahu, opponents have no clear path to governing majority, official election results show March 26, 2021 by JNS Read on for article Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his opponents have no clear path towards a Knesset majority, Israeli election results show, indicating that the country’s political gridlock will […]

Enbridge Is ‘Funding And Incentivizing’ Police To Crack Down On Its Opponents

Enbridge Is ‘Funding And Incentivizing’ Police To Crack Down On Its Opponents Above photo: Simone Senogles, from the Red Lake Nation of Ojibwe in northern Minnesota, speaks of the fear instilled in her community ever since Canadian oil company Enbridge started funding a statewide police task force to crack down on pipeline opponents. Here’s what […]

Myanmar coup opponents call for new show of force

Opponents of Myanmar’s military coup called for more big protests on Wednesday to show that the army’s claim of widespread public support for overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and holding new elections was false. They voiced skepticism at the junta’s promise at a news conference on Tuesday that there would be a fair election and […]

Myanmar coup opponents defy bans as protests resume – Watch

Opponents of Myanmar’s military coup vowed to continue non-violent action on Tuesday in the face of bans on big gatherings, night curfews and road closures after the biggest demonstrations in more than a decade. — Aye Min Thant (@the_ayeminthant) February 9, 2021 The Feb. 1 coup and detention of elected civilian leader Aung San Suu […]

Iranian football club change the field dimensions to prevent the opponents’ somersault throw

TEHRAN – Iranian football club Foolad extended the width of their field to prevent somersault throw of the Paykan player. The Iran Professional League side have been also accused of turning the touchline slippery to prevent Nader Mohammadi to throw the long ball. The Match Commissioner didn’t let the match start until the stadium workers […]

Sen. Robert Menendez: CEOs Must Pressure Amnesty Opponents

President Joe Biden’s pro-migration amnesty bill cannot pass Congress unless business leaders actively pressure and police both politicians and media outlets, says Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), who is leading the Senate push. “Let me close by saying to my friends in the business community: We need you to give it everything that you’ve got,” Menendez […]

Biden’s ‘American Rescue Plan’ And Its Opponents

Above photo: Protest during Occupy Portland, 2011. East Oregonian. This past Thursday, January 14, 2021 Biden announced his ‘American Rescue Plan’ (ARP), a list of programs and proposals purported to generate a robust economic recovery in 2021, just as the US economy continues to deteriorate as a growing list of recent economic data now indicate. […]

Gretchen Whitmer Taunts Political Opponents on Social Media — Then Calls to ‘Unify’

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer posted two photos on social media this week to taunt her political opponents. On Thursday, upon the news Education Secretary Betsy DeVos had resigned, Whitmer posted a photo of herself wearing an anti-DeVos shirt: 👋 — Gretchen Whitmer (@gretchenwhitmer) January 8, 2021 In the photo, which was accompanied by a […]

Turkey slams Biden’s past call for U.S. to back Erdogan opponents

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Open Skies Opponents Resort to Name Calling

Open Skies Opponents Resort to Name Calling By ns_admin Opponents of the Open Skies agreements have resorted to calling the effort to preserve limits free-market in air travel a plot of Never Trumpers. This is because of some unfortunate writings and statements by some involved in the effort attacking President Trump in nasty personal terms. […]

Pipeline/Fracking Opponents Post Demands On Walls Of FERC

Pipeline/Fracking Opponents Post Demands On Walls Of FERC Above Photo: From Note: The Eight Demands of FERC Activists, developed by over 200 community-supported organizations representing impacted communities in states across the nation, were: Time for a Pipeline Review Process Where People and Our Environment Really Matter To ensure that FERC identifies a full spectrum […]

Wall Street Journal needs a new Moscow bureau chief – only opponents of Russia need apply

And a current job advertisement from the Wall Street Journal publicly confirms this understanding. The Rupert Murdoch-owned business paper is looking for a new bureau chief based in the Russian capital, and the desired candidate must fit some stringent ideological criteria. Russian language skills are a “distinct advantage” but they can apparently be overlooked if a […]

Lobbying To Undermine Opponents Of Yemen War

Now, Chemali, who was Power’s spokesperson at the time the Saudi-led war on Yemen began, is working to undermine criticisms of the war. At the U.N., Chemali played an influential role, coordinating all communications and overseeing public diplomacy for the U.S. Mission – the U.N.’s largest financial contributor. She had previously worked as the director for Syria […]

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