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America To Tea Party: Stop Raping People!



Michael Kobulnicky, a spokesperson for the Tea Party in San Diego, has been arrested on charges of suspicion of rape after reportedly picking a woman up and offering to drive her home.

Via The Daily Mail:

The father of five has been suspended from his position as spokesman for the San Diego Tea Party while the allegations are investigated.

The alleged victim claims she was walking home on February 25 when a man drove up and offered a ride.

She accepted, but the man drove past her house and continued to Fiesta Island, commonly used as a seaside leisure area.

The 6ft3, 205lb man then allegedly pulled her out of the car and assaulted her before driving off, leaving her on the island.

She immediately reported the assault to police, who released surveillance camera footage to help track down the suspect.

Kobulnicky was arrested on Thursday as a result of numerous public tip-offs to authorities.

He is accused of rape by force, sex with a foreign object and kidnapping for purposes of sexual assault.

Last month, just a few weeks before his death, Andrew Breitbart, the radical Tea Party media mogul who was best-known as a purveyor of misleading and faulty — if not outright false —  information, was filmed in Washington, D.C. outside the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, where an Occupy group was protesting CPAC. Breitbart lost it on the crowd, and started screaming, “Behave yourself! Behave yourself! Behave yourself!,” over and over and over, and then, “you filthy freaks!,” and, repeatedly, “Stop raping people! Stop raping people!”

Kobulnicky’s last post on his Facebook page reads, “Don’t buy Red Bull. Look at what they think about Jesus. There is such an attack against Christianity now and hopefully Christians stand up for what they believe!,” and points to an article titled, “Red Bull portrays Jesus as bumbling liar in new ad.”

His LinkedIn profile states he is the “Founder/President of National Council of Americans, Inc.,” which he describes as a “[n]onprofit 501 c 3 geared to youth K – University with FREE lesson plans to teach the founding documents/founders and have adults start a Club using our online application!”

The group’s website appears to advocate for the indoctrination of children by reading them “books we have already selected.”

We want to ensure our youth learn about the founding documents and about our wise founders. If you want to start an adult club that’s great but we must found clubs for youth and help them learn! We cannot allow our youth to not learn about these documents that will enable them to save their liberties! Use our structure and our online resources! Lets teach patriotism and America first! This is a vital time in America that each of us takes action now to preserve our freedoms! Are you a teacher, church leader, community center leader, parent or anyone? If so, start a club now! It’s easy with us! We have everything you need on our site! All you need to do is teach and recruit. You will feel great as you teach others and especially knowing that you are saving future generations’ liberties. Meet new people and get involved now!

[emphasis mine.]


We recommend you start your club by reading the book: The 5000 Year Leap by Dr. Cleon Skousen and learn the 28 principles upon which this nation was founded. Click here for the 28 principles

The link leads to a “page not found.”

The radical conservative group on Twitter, #TCOT, has begun a new meme, #iamBreitbart, exemplified by tweets such as:

.@SandraFluke, your Marxist alinskyite attack on religious liberty has been.. contracepted. You’re welcome. #WAR #IamBreitbart

Image via Michael J. Kobulnicky’s Facebook page

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Virginia School Districts Furious After Youngkin Flip Flops on Promise to Allow Local Boards to Decide Mask Mandates



For months Virginia’s incoming Republican governor has been promising he would neither mandate masks in schools nor ban school districts from requiring them.

“Virginia Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin (R) will not outlaw local COVID-19 mandates when he takes office in January,” reported the far right wing website Daily Wire back in November.

Local ABC affiliate 8 News, also in November reported, “Youngkin won’t try to block local mask, vaccine mandates like other Republican governors.”

Glenn Youngkin was sworn into office on Saturday, January 15, 2022.

Business Insider reports that on Saturday, after Youngkin was sworn into office, he “signed an executive action that banned schools from requiring that students wear masks to stem the spread of COVID-19, instead allowing parents to decide when their children wear masks during the school day.”

Youngkin’s first act as governor was to sign eleven executive orders. Among them: effectively banning any mask mandates in schools across the state, by allowing parents to opt-out for any reason or no reason.

In other words: flip-flopping on his promise.

Youngkin is using his Lt. Governor to threaten angry school districts. Fox News’ John Roberts:

Pundit and political analyst Bill Scher:

Youngkin made a big deal over the weekend claiming schools have to “listen to parents” and if they oppose his mask ban they aren’t listening to parents.

Gov. Youngkin is the one not listening.

In poll after poll after poll after poll Virginia parents make clear they support mask mandates in schools, and Virginians overall support mask mandates, period.



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Top Democrats Renew Call to End Anti-Gay Blood Ban as Red Cross Announces First-Ever National Shortage Crisis



Last week the Red Cross issued its first-ever warning of a blood shortage so dire it is calling it a “national crisis.” In response 22 top Democratic Senators signed a letter urging the FDA to once and for all end the ban on men who have sex with men donating blood.

The nearly four-decade old ban was instituted during the early days of the HIV/AIDS crisis. In 2015 the FDA reduced the complete and total ban to one where gay and bisexual men and men who have sex with men could donate blood if they had abstained from sexual activity for one year. In 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic raged, threatening blood shortages, the FDA moved to a three-month prohibition.

“If the nation’s blood supply does not stabilize soon, life-saving blood may not be available for some patients when it is needed,” warns the Red Cross, citing a 34 percent drop in supply, CBS News reports.

“Any policy that continues to categorically single out the LGBTQ+ community is discriminatory and wrong,” the group of 22 top Democrats, led by Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), say in their letter. “Given advances in blood screening and safety technology, a time-based policy for gay and bisexual men is not scientifically sound, continues to effectively exclude an entire group of people, and does not meet the urgent demands of the moment.”

Blood Shortage MSM Donor Deferral Letter FDA HHS Jan 2022 Final by David Badash on Scribd


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‘Unprecedented’: Trump Tried to ‘Exert Extreme Partisan Influence Over the Census Bureau’ Docs Reveal



The Trump administration tried to exert tremendous influence over the 2020 Census, which is now being used in a nationwide redistricting program, often handing Republicans even stronger gerrymandered congressional districts and in some cases attempting to dissolve districts of Democratic members of Congress, while eliminating some majority-Black districts.

Then-President Donald Trump was directly and possibly “illegally” involved, as The Brennan Center for Justice, NYU Law School’s nonprofit public policy institute, reports. The Trump administration also worked directly with an anti-immigrant group that appears on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s list of nativist hate groups, a “think tank” devoted to anti-immigration efforts, and with an individual known for “promoting voter suppression efforts.”

“The Trump administration attempted to exert extreme partisan influence over the Census Bureau,” The Brennan Center reveals . It filed multiple Freedom of Information requests with at least ten federal agencies and was forced to sue the Trump administration when it unlawfully refused to produce the requested documents.

The Brennan Center adds that “career Bureau officials pushed back at those attempts. An email among senior officials at the Census Bureau from September 14, 2020, discusses the Commerce Department’s ‘unusually high degree of engagement in technical matters, which is unprecedented.'”

“Other records suggest that the Commerce Department planned to have Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross [photo, above] make personal calls to Republican state governors to urge them to provide state administrative records to the Census Bureau to ‘enhance the frame from which citizenship status is determined.’ (The Brennan Center did not uncover evidence that Commerce planned to make similar calls to Democratic governors.)”

Citing a “a complete lack of public transparency,” The Brennan Center reports “President Trump issued a memo in July 2020 stating that he would illegally attempt to remove undocumented populations from the apportionment count due at the end of December 2020.”

The Trump administration collected or attempted to collect an unprecedented amount of personal data targeting usesrs of welfare programs from dozens of states: “28 states had entered into agreements to share Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) records with the Bureau, 21 to share Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) records, 30 to share Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) records, and three to share driver’s license data.”

Our FOIA records show Mark Krikorian, Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies, emailing directly with Secretary Ross in December 2019. The Center for Immigration Studies is an organization classified by the Southern Poverty Law Center as an anti-immigrant hate group that “has a decades-long history of circulating racist writers, while also associating with white nationalists.” The email also refers to a call from Secretary Ross.

The Center for Immigration Studies was founded by eugenicist and white nationalist John Tanton.

“Commerce Department employees were also engaging with the anti-immigrant Heritage Foundation,” The Brennan Center adds. “An email chain shows a Commerce Department official putting political appointee Nathaniel Cogley into direct contact with Heritage’s Hans Von Spakovsky, an individual the Brennan Center has previously flagged for his extensive background promoting voter suppression efforts.”


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