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Mar 06 2019
Why her comments about “allegiance” to Israel created such a firestorm — and why it all matters.
The long-simmering controversy over Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN)’s heated language on Israel has reached a boiling point — with House Democrats weighing a plan to vote on a resolution clearly designed to punish one of their own rising stars.
Omar had already stirred controversy withVox
Jul 19 2019
This is the story of how a racist suggestion — that four congresswomen of color “go back” to the “totally broken and crime infested places from which they came” — became an angry rallying cry in three short days.
On Sunday morning, President Trump awoke and, surprising just about his entire political orbit, targeted four Democrats — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (Washington Post
Jul 18 2019
At the Monitor Breakfast, House Republican campaign chair Tom Emmer said there’s “no place” for language like the “Send her back!” chant aimed at Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar at Wednesday’s Trump rally.
The timing of the Monitor Breakfast with Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn. – chairman of the House Republican campaign committee – Thursday could not have been better.
The night before, at aChristian Science Monitor
Mar 06 2019
Progressive allies of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) are rushing to her defense as the House prepares to approve a resolution condemning anti-Semitism that is largely seen as a rebuke of the outspoken lawmaker’s remarks about Israel.
Omar’s progressive allies largely stayed quiet during other recent controversies regarding Israel, which led to an apology from Omar.
But this time, OmarThe Hill
Sep 23 2019
The roots of the present-day anti-Semitic motif go through the Middle Ages and all the way back to antiquity.
Anti-Semitism has many exceptional qualities. Unlike most forms of racism, it is a conspiracy theory. Like all conspiracy theories, it is a search for the Devil, or for the Devil’s agents on earth. They are imagined not as an underclass to be exploited and despised but as aGuest Writer - Right
Jul 08 2020
Donald Trump’s Independence Day speech at Mount Rushmore was a call to arms to take on the evil mob destroying our beloved country’s values. It was a thunderous condemnation of the political left, and a promise to seize the country from the “totalitarian” proponents of “social justice” who are destroying our culture of “free and open debate,” replacing it with “cancel culture and speech codesCurrent Affairs
Jul 25 2019
The nation’s ideals are under attack, and it is up to all of us to defend them.
Throughout history, demagogues have used state power to target minority communities and political enemies, often culminating in state violence. Today, we face that threat in our own country, where the president of the United States is using the influence of our highest office to mount racist attacks onGuest Writer - Left
Jul 18 2019
Most Democrats in the House of Representatives joined every Republican to prevent a vote on impeaching President Donald Trump Wednesday.
Using a procedural tactic known as a privileged resolution, Rep. Al Green (D-TX) forced the House to take action on articles of impeachment — something Democratic leaders opposed.
But the House did not directly vote on whether Trump should beVox
Jul 17 2019
The House of Representatives devolved into chaos Tuesday over whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had the right to say that President Donald Trump’s tweets attacking four progressive lawmakers of color were “racist,” as a matter of official record.
The controversy started during a debate over a House resolution condemning Trump’s tweets, in which he said the four lawmakers, three of whomVox
Mar 04 2019
Freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is once again at odds with fellow leaders for what many are calling another anti-Semitic slur.
Omar has received bipartisan criticism for her comments at a town hall event with fellow pro-Palestinian advocate Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI). Omar said she wanted to talk about the political influence in this country that says "it is ok for people toCBN