Tag: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Joe Lieberman: ‘Far Left’ Will Make Democrats a ‘Losing Party’

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-CT) warned that Democrats moving to the “far left” will damage their political fortunes, offering his analysis in a Friday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. “I got into the Democratic Party as a young man when John F. Kennedy was president, and oh, it was a […]

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Fmr DNC Chair Rendell: 2020 Went From Dem ‘Slam Dunk’ ‘to Something Where We’re Going to Have Trouble’

During an interview with CNN broadcast on Thursday’s “OutFront,” former DNC Chair Ed Rendell stated that “the 2020 election went from a slam dunk for Democrats to something where we’re going to have trouble” because President Trump will make the party moving left, “which I don’t think is real,” into an issue. He also stated […]

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Why Won’t These Democrats Reject Fossil Fuel Money?

Two days before she officially launched her campaign for president, Kirsten Gillibrand made one of the smartest moves of her political career. “I signed the pledge today,” she told a group of climate change activists in New Hampshire on Friday. The senator from New York didn’t immediately specify which pledge she had taken, but it […]

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The Enduring Timidity of the Democratic Party

The Democrats are about to blow it. That’s the emerging consensus of the party’s moderates, anyway. Every week brings a new Politico story in which Democrats grouse about the party’s resurgent left wing, warning that its pie-in-the-sky proposals and heterodox rhetoric threaten to squander the party’s hard-earned electoral momentum under President Trump. “As we run […]

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Pinkerton: AOC vs. RWR

If Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, or anyone, attacks Ronald Wilson Reagan, it is fitting and proper for loyal Reaganites, including this one, to rise to the Gipper’s defense.  Ocasio-Cortez, of course, is suddenly one of the most influential Democrats in the country.  Yes, she’s only a freshman Member of Congress, and so she has relatively little […]

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Ortiz: Ocasio-Cortez Again Proves She’s Clueless on Economics

Alfredo Ortiz writes for Fox News that if Ocasio-Cortez had her way and lenders were held liable for their borrowers’ business decisions, access to credit would dry up, undermining entrepreneurship and economic growth. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., exposed her economic ignorance again this week when she argued that bankers should be liable for borrowers’ mistakes. During Capitol Hill […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Uses New Zealand Mosque Terror to Attack NRA

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) used the news of the terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday by attacking the National Rifle Association (NRA). The attack, which occurred during Friday prayers, has killed 49 people as of this writing, and wounded dozens of others. In two tweets, Ocasio-Cortez mocked the idea of […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Responds to Mosque Shootings: ‘What Good Are Your Thoughts and Prayers’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) responded to the mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday by questioning the “thoughts and prayers” often expressed in sympathy with victims. “At 1st I thought of saying, ‘Imagine being told your house of faith isn’t safe anymore.’,” she tweeted. “But I couldn’t say ‘imagine.’ Because of […]

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Victor Davis Hanson: AOC Democrats Want ‘Maoist’ Cultural Destruction, Not Just Socialist ‘Redistribution’

Victor Davis Hanson, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and professor of Classics Emeritus at California State University, characterized Democrats’ ongoing leftward movement as “Maoist” in its efforts to “destroy the middle class and the traditions of America.” Hanson joined Tuesday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight to discuss his latest book The Case for Trump, setting the […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Attacks Wells Fargo CEO for Funding the Dakota Access Pipeline

Wells Fargo has been accused of many illegal and fraudulent activities over the past few years, but on Tuesday its chief executive came under fire on Capitol Hill for lending to legal projects unpopular with left-wing Democrats. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) grilled Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan over the bank’s financing of the Dakota Access […]

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No, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Didn’t Call Ronald Reagan a Racist. But She Should Have

Photo: Michael Evans (Getty Images) One of my earliest memories in life was the night Ronald Reagan was elected president because it was also the night I prayed harder than I ever have in life. During the presidential campaign of 1980, I distinctly remember being terrified after I heard an […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls Capitalism ‘Irredeemable’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said during a Saturday interview at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, that the ideology of capitalism is “irredeemable.” “Capitalism is an ideology of capital — the most important thing is the concentration of capital and to seek and maximize profit,” Ocasio-Cortez said during the interview, before making the argument […]

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AOC feints towards fully automated luxury communism

During a talk at SXSW yesterday, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got an audience question about automation and jobs and answered by saying, “We should not be haunted by the specter of being automated out of work. We should be excited by that. But the reason we’re not excited by it is because we live in a […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Reagan Used ‘Racist’ Caricatures to Divide Americans

Saturday at the South by Southwest Conference & Festivals in Austin, TX, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said former President Ronald Reagan used “racist,” caricatures to pit “white working-class Americans against brown and black working-class Americans.” Ocasio-Cortez said, “One perfect example, I think a perfect example of how special interests and the powerful have pitted white working-class […]

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Ocasio-Cortez: People Should Be ‘Excited About Automation’

Appearing at the SXSW conference Saturday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said people should be excited by the prospect of robots taking their jobs because it will afford them more time to pursue their creative passions. Ocasio-Cortez speculated fears over automation stem from a lack of financial safety net and economic uncertainty. “We should not be haunted by […]

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NY State Auditors Looking to Bill Those Fleeing State’s High Taxes

New York state auditors are looking to stick wealthy residents fleeing the state’s high taxes with a hefty bill to make up for a $2.3 billion budget deficit. New York Democrat Gov. Andrew Cuomo, one of President Trump’s most vocal critics, blamed the Trump administration and a GOP lawmaker- backed tax reform plan reducing state […]

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Pinkerton: Howard Schultz Re-Ups ‘Never Trump’

Here’s a prediction: Howard Schultz is due for some Strange New Respect. That’s the jokey term applied to someone who bends the Main Stream Media’s way—and that’s exactly what Schultz is now doing.  The Starbucks mogul has, of course, been flirting with national politics for years, publishing various self-back-patting books about himself, touting woke causes, […]

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Nolte: Pelosi Folding on Antisemitism Proves Ocasio-Cortez Really Is ‘The Boss’

HSINO… That is Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) — our “House Speaker In Name Only,” an aging figurehead limping towards extinction. Late last month, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declared herself “the boss” — and Thursday’s disgraceful House vote condemning All the Hates proved that sentiment 100 percent true. Don’t be fooled by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MD); she […]

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AOC: Omar’s Controversial Remarks About Israel ‘Just Part of a Learning Process’

Thursday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) told CNN that Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) controversial remarks about Israel were “just part of a learning process.” Ocasio-Cortez said, “I think it’s a learning experience. It’s part of the fact that when we elect the most diverse Democrats in Congress that we have in pretty much ever, it means […]

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Perez: ‘The Entire Freshman Class Is Spectacular’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” DNC Chair Tom Perez stated that the whole House Democratic freshman class “is spectacular.” Host Chris Hayes asked, “So, as the campaign kicks up, the candidates are front and center as sort of avatars of the Democratic Party. Right now, the Congressional House Democrats, I think, are. … There’s […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Retweets Supporter of Palestinian Terror Group

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) defended her colleague, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), from accusations of antisemitism Tuesday by retweeting Yousef Munayyer — a reported supporter of a Palestinian terror group. Munayyer is the executive director of the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights. He is also, according to the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT), a supporter of the […]

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Exclusive – An Inside Look at the Blexit Rally in Virginia Ignored by Establishment Media

Candace Owens hosted a Blexit — or black exit from the Democrat Party — event on Sunday in Richmond, Virginia, where hundreds of people gathered to hear from Owens and several other featured speakers, including Breitbart News Entertainment Editor Jerome Hudson. Hundreds of eager event attendees wearing MAGA hats and Blexit t-shirts gathered at The National […]

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