Friday, November 11, 2016



Antonio Villaraigosa, former L.A. mayor, jumps into the California governor's race
Antonio Villaraigosa at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in July. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Thursday began his 2018 bid for governor after a three-year hiatus from the political limelight, joining a heady field of candidates that is expected to grow larger in the months ahead.
The former mayor, who was raised by a single mother in Boyle Heights, said his campaign will focus on rebuilding the middle class and assisting Californians who have been “left behind” in the new economy, along with improving public schools and repairing the state’s deteriorating roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
In announcing, Villaraigosa took a shot at 
President-elect Donald Trump, whom the 
former mayor has criticized in the past for 
anti-immigrant rhetoric.
“I’m running because I think the answer to the divisiveness we see in the country right now is unity, and the answer to fear is hope,” Villaraigosa said in a telephone interview with The Times. 
“I’m going to reach out to unions, to business, to every interest group in every part of the state. Because my candidacy is about the public interest,” he said. “I’ll call them as I see them. I’ll be as fair as the day is long.”
The Villaraigosa campaign on Thursday blasted out an email asking for Californians’ support — and the most generous contribution supporters could afford.
The Democrat’s decision and new website come after months of relatively quiet, subtle moves to drift back into the consciousness of the California electorate, including an extended “listening tour” through the drought-ravaged Central Valley, where he worked to familiarize himself with the state’s water crisis and its impact on California’s billion-dollar agricultural industry and the people whose livelihoods depend on it.
Though Villaraigosa remains a familiar political figure in California, he will face tough competition among fellow Democrats.
Longtime political rival Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a former San Francisco mayor, launched his campaign in February 2015 and has been feverishly raising money ever since. State Treasurer John Chiang of Torrance also has jumped into the race, as has Delaine Eastin, who served eight years as California's top education official. Former state Controller Steve Westly and billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer, a San Francisco hedge-fund billionaire, also are considering gubernatorial bids.
Watch Antonio Villaraigosa speak about immigration policy at the Democratic National Convention
Former mayor of Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa speaks at the Democratic National Convention about immigration. More coverage at
“I clearly have a lot of ground to make up and I’m going to start making it up today. I’m the underdog. I think that’s pretty clear,” Villaraigosa said.
He flirted with a run for governor in 2010, shortly after the beginning of his second term as mayor. But the formidable Jerry Brown appeared to have the Democratic nomination in his grasp early in that race. Villaraigosa ultimately decided he couldn’t "leave this city in the middle of a crisis" as Los Angeles struggled to recover from the economic ravages of the Great Recession. At the time, L.A. was attempting to whittle down a $530-million budget deficit, a 12.5% unemployment rate and a flood of home foreclosures.
However, the allure of the top statewide office never faded.  Just days after he left office as mayor, Villaraigosa said he wanted to run for governor. When Sen. Barbara Boxer announced in January 2015 that she would not seek reelection, the former mayor spent weeks considering a possible run for her seat. But, again, the grail of a California governor’s office once occupied by Earl Warren, Pat Brown and Ronald Reagan beckoned.
For Villaraigosa, whose eight years as L.A. mayor came to a quiet end in 2013, the challenge will be to recapture the political electricity that enveloped him in 2005, when the former Assembly speaker and Los Angeles city councilman made history by becoming L.A.'s first Latino mayor since 1872.
Villaraigosa’s victory at the time was seen as a harbinger of rising “Latino Power,” which was the headline on a Newsweek magazine cover adorned with his picture.
He quickly embraced the urban revival underway in downtown and Hollywood, and successfully led the campaign for Measure R, a $35-billion transportation package passed by voters in 2008 that imposed a countywide half-cent sales tax. The measure is credited with reshaping the region's notoriously inefficient transit system. Under his watch, the city also hired hundreds of new police officers and violent crime plummeted.
But during his tenure, the city also struggled to cope with plummeting revenues amid the nation’s economic downturn. He wrestled for concessions from public employee unions that were necessary, in part, because of raises he had approved before the recession.
Villaraigosa has said that his biggest failing and disappointment during his time as mayor was personal: the breakup of his marriage, which occurred after he acknowledged having an extramarital affair with a television newscaster. It’s unclear if his political image has fully recovered. The same could be said for Newsom, who had a highly publicized affair with his former campaign manager’s wife while serving as San Francisco mayor.
In August, 63-year-old Villaraigosa remarried, tying the knot with Patricia Govea in a wedding ceremony in Mexico. They now live in a contemporary house in Hollywood Hills, with impressive views of downtown L.A. and the Hollywood sign.
After leaving office, Villaraigosa has worked as an advisor to controversial nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd., which could become a political vulnerability. He also did work for the Banc of California and the global public relations firm Edelman, and has been a part-time professor at the USC Price School of Public Policy.
Over the last six months, Villaraigosa has slowly inserted himself back into the political scene. In June, he formed a political action committee —  Building Bridges, Not Walls — to combat anti-immigrant policies trumpeted by Donald Trump, and a month later at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, he ripped Trump for proposing a mass deportation of immigrants in the country illegally.




Dan Schnur, director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at 
USC, said Trump’s election could become a major asset for Villaraigosa, predicting Latinos and Democrats in California will be highly motivated to go to the polls in 2018.

“Running for governor during Donald Trump’s midterm election boosts his political stock tremendously,” Schnur said. “By the time this is all over, Villaraigosa will have put pictures of Donald Trump on his campaign posters.”

Legals to pay trillions for open borders and Mexico’s looting

Between one-quarter and one-third of the 1.5 million new arrivals in 2014 were illegal aliens, meaning that a conservative estimate is that 1,000 illegal aliens a day are moving to the United States.


It would also establish a “2-year mandatory minimum federal prison sentence for illegally re-entering the U.S. after a previous deportation, and a 5-year mandatory minimum for illegally re-entering for those with felony convictions, multiple misdemeanor convictions, or two or more prior deportations.”




Sheriff: MS-13 Gang Brings Machetes, Rape, Scalping to Texas


Members of the hyper-violent MS-13 transnational criminal gang are bringing severe tactics like machete-hacking murders, rape, and scalping to Texas according to the Texas Sheriff’s Association.




East Texas Child Murdered by Previously Deported Illegal Alien

Law enforcement officials in East Texas are reporting the alleged murderer of 10-year-old Kayla Gomez-Orozco is a previously deported illegal alien from Mexico.

THEIR FINAL DAYS: Bill and Hillary Clinton's Days of Global Looting of the Poor Are Finally Over


Clinton is finished.
She is never going to become the American Messalina.

much more here:

But if she shows any sign of weakness, her cronies will begin to desert her, those she trampled on and harmed will seek payback, and the authorities will at last stir themselves to look into things. The current investigations will continue and expand. Others will be opened. Clinton can look forward to an old age spent in courthouses and committee rooms. She will end up as one of those Mafia dons slumped in a wheelchair while the lawyers attempt to generate sympathy. And that’s fine. She has earned the most Hellenic of punishments.

"Hillary will do anything to distract you from her reckless record and the damage to the Democratic Party and the America she and The Obama's have created."

Hillary Clinton is simply the epitome of the rabid self – a whirlpool of selfishness, greed, and malignance.

It may well be true that Donald Trump has made his greatest contribution to the nation before even taking office:  the political destruction of Hillary Clinton and her infinitely corrupt machine.

It’s difficult to grasp how much damage...

Thanks to Trump, America Dodged the Bullet

It may well be true that Donald Trump has made his greatest contribution to the nation before even taking office:  the political destruction of Hillary Clinton and her infinitely corrupt machine.
It’s difficult to grasp how much damage Clinton and her cronies would have inflicted on this country had she been elected. Hyperbole of this type has become a commonplace in political rhetoric in recent years – we hear every day that Obama “destroyed the country,” when in fact Tuesday’s results demonstrated exactly the opposite. But Hillary Clinton is something else – a kind of human focus of corruption and vileness not often encountered outside of fiction.  Four years of Clinton in office would have left the United States in a condition of degradation unseen since the collapse of the Italian republics of the Renaissance.
AT readers don’t need any recital of Clinton’s crimes, nor do we have the space for them. A complete recitation from Rose Law Firm to Whitewater to Benghazi would require the wordage of many articles of this length. We need but mention the two that happen to bookend her career: that she helped free the rapist of a child and then laughed about it, and that she stole relief funds from the very wretched of the earth – the poor of Haiti.
It is not going too far to state that there is scarcely a single genuine act of magnanimity, of kindness, or of simple decency in Hillary Clinton’s record. It is exclusively a parade of crimes and cover-ups, any one of which would have totaled the career of another politician. It’s difficult to recall even a successful attempt to fake a human episode, as is commonly found among dictators of the Kim or Castro variety. Such an effort would have totally unconvincing to an audience of any sophistication whatsoever. Hillary Clinton is simply the epitome of the rabid self – a whirlpool of selfishness, greed, and malignance.
Similarly, it’s next to impossible to come up with any achievements. The “reset”? Benghazi? Syria? Clinton’s entire career is one vast Gobi composed of nullity, not even arising to the level of mediocrity.
It’s even evident in her looks, which are enough to arouse anxiety in any healthy viewer. The near-demented glare, the coldness, the frown lines etched by decades of sneers – Clinton was everyone’s nightmare stepmother, vicious teacher, manipulative coworker or boss. I recall a line from a half-forgotten short story: “a mask of atrocity.” That’ll do.
This is further backed up by accounts from coworkers and underlings, an unending chorus of insults, tantrums, thrown crockery, and petty humiliations. Her sole close human relationship, following a marriage that failed in the most spectacular manner conceivable, is a grotesque “friendship” with another strange figure, Huma Abedin, who might possibly have established and cultivated it under orders.
In light of all this, how did her rise ever come about? With a record matching that of any criminal and a visage bespeaking anger, how did she get within a few million sane votes to taking control of the leading nation on earth? Throughout her career, men of distinguished reputation and otherwise have committed crimes, lied, and degraded themselves to smooth her path. Over the past few months we’ve seen members of the self-styled conservative elite whine that they’d prefer to vote for her for reasons not worth dwelling on. (We need a concise list of these people so that we know whose opinion to set aside in the future.)
Fear is no doubt part of the answer. There is the still not well-understood connection between the Southern mob and the Clinton machine. There’s the machine’s own very effective research and blackmail mechanism, which has dug up secrets of the great and near-great and held them over their heads (Recall Daniel Moynihan, by no means an ignoble figure, standing with his head down and speaking scarcely above a mumble as he “endorsed” Hillary for his Senate seat.)
Ideology is another answer. Somehow, Clinton became the standard-bearer for the left, both the slogan repeaters produced by the universities and their more rabid feminist sisters. Beyond that, there is the sad tribe of professional women promoted due to affirmative action to positions beyond their capabilities and then shunted off to obscure offices and slots where they can do no harm. Clinton has been the spokesman for this group, which is larger than many imagine, for quite some time.
But there’s more to it than that. Looking at history we find numerous instances of individuals who defy every standard and violate every norm as they claw their way to the top, with no one making any meaningful effort to stop them. Hitler is an obvious example, but there are many others. It seems to be a historical pattern. I suspect that it has deep sociobiological roots, that it is a product of the cynicism and hypocrisy present in any society. One particular individual becomes the focus for feelings of defiance, and is allowed actions that others would like to carry out but don’t dare. We see similar impulses in those who idolize criminals such as Dillinger or Willie Sutton, and the women who become pen pals and occasionally the romantic partners of the likes of Charles Manson.
Clinton’s career might well repay close study. We need methods of identifying these types and curtailing them. We also need to closely examine ourselves, our society, and our way of life to identify the weaknesses that allowed this creature to shamble across the political landscape unchallenged for so long.
We have time for that now. Clinton is finished. She is never going to become the American Messalina. She is too sickly to wait out another term. Beyond that, any bandit leader is always marked. When strong, things click along as if by perpetual motion. But if she shows any sign of weakness, her 
cronies will begin to desert her, those she trampled on and 
harmed will seek payback, and the authorities will at last stir 
themselves to look into things. The current investigations will 
continue and expand. Others will be opened. Clinton can look 
forward to an old age spent in courthouses and committee 
rooms. She will end up as one of those Mafia dons slumped in a 
wheelchair while the lawyers attempt to generate sympathy. 
And that’s fine. She has earned the most Hellenic of 
We have Donald Trump to thank for this. I still have doubts about Trump. He lacks experience and temperament. His reach is likely to exceed his grasp. His brashness will entangle him with the permanent bureaucracy. He will not preside over an American Renaissance.
But if he accomplishes only two things – reversing the immigration trend and saving the Supreme Court – that will be plenty. Because he has already fulfilled his great historical achievement – saving the United States from falling into the hands of a political banshee. That’s enough for any man.

Rudy to Obama: Don't pardon Hillary

On November 10, 2016, Rudy Giuliani said Obama should not pardon Hillary because the justice system should be allowed to investigate the William J. Clinton foundation:
"And also, it's hard to investigate other people," Giuliani said. "What do you say to a foundation that — where you have a fraud of $50,000 when you haven't looked at a foundation where there is an alleged fraud in the millions or hundreds of millions of dollars? Now, it may be true it's not true, but it hasn't been investigated."
"That's a very tough balance and that's why I don't think President Obama should pardon her," Giuliani said. "I think President Obama should leave it to the system we all believe in to determine, is she innocent or is she guilty?"
Rudy raises a good point.  While the email scandal has been investigated by the FBI, whether we agree or not with its conclusion and how it was conducted, we do not know the extent, if any, of the pay for play evidence against the William J. Clinton Foundation, aka the William J. Corleone Foundation.  Nor do we know the details of the investigation if any.
Rudy raises the issue of equal justice.  How can you charge a person for fraud of $50,000 when the Clinton Foundation has received hundreds of millions of dollars by person doing business with the State Department?
The equal justice argument also applies to the convictions of General Petraeus, General Cartwright, and Navy sailor Kristian Saucier, who is doing one year in prison for taking photos of a submarine, all of whom were convicted for less than what Hillary did using a private unsecured email server.  All three should be pardoned if Hillary is pardoned.
I would agree to pardon Hillary if Hillary admits that she used her position at the State Department to raise money for her foundation and to arrange speech fees and consulting fees for Bill and herself.  She must admit that she set up the private email server to keep private her dealings at the State Department.
In plain English, she tells the truth.
While an acceptance of the pardon is an admission of wrongdoing, given the extent of the scandals, Hillary should affirmatively admit what she did.  This is the same as a plea in criminal court where a defendant has to allocute, meaning she admits she violated the laws and admits that there are sufficient facts to establish guilt.  Also, since she and Bill profited in the hundreds of millions, she should have to pay to the U.S. Treasury the amounts directly attributed to the pay for play, which should be at least one hundred million.  The pardon would cover Hillary, Bill, and Chelsea, who were all involved in the foundation.
If Trump is asked whether Obama should pardon Hillary, then he should reply yes, provided she tells the truth and gives the money back.
In summary, if Hillary wants a pardon, she must tell the truth and make restitution to the U.S. Treasury for using her office for private gain.  We expect this of ordinary defendants every day in plea deals.  We should expect no less from Hillary and Bill.

Hillary Clinton's Worldview: A Eulogy

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton both cleave to the teachings of collectivist Saul Alinsky, a renegade Orthodox Jew.  Their mutual mentor came out of Chicago and preached a Marxist socialism based on such reckless ideas as "noble ends justify corrupt means."  They have honed their skills at the knee of Alinsky, who was the subject of Hillary's Wellesley graduate thesis.  Barack Obama has stated that he believes in only "a collective redemption."  What does that even mean?  What does that even look like?
Alinsky said, "The real arena is corrupt and bloody. ... Life is a corrupting process. ... He who fears corruption fears life."  He actually pronounced that, "[c]orruption is good."  What is the word used most often to describe the wanton actions of the Clintons?  "Corruption"!
With such amoralists, there is no primary truth.  Truth is relative and changing.  Hell is their Heaven.  Lies are their truth.  This is why it's so easy for Obama and Clinton to lie and lie again and again, to obfuscate endlessly.  This explains their contempt for the Constitution, which they consider a document to be changed by activist judges, societal whim, and cultural turn or wave.  
Alinsky famously dedicated his book, Rules for Radicals, the subject of Hillary's thesis, to Lucifer, "the first radical who rebelled against the establishment and did it so effectively that, at least, he won his own kingdom."  In 1972, he said in a Playboy interview, "If there is an after-life and I have anything to say about it I will, unreservedly, choose to go to Hell. Hell would be Heaven for me. All my life I have been with the have-nots.  Over here if you're a have-not you're short of dough.  If you're a have-not in Hell you're short of virtue.  Once I get into Hell I'll start organizing the have-nots.  With a smile.  They're my kind of people."
Saul Alinsky was the author of Chicago's community organizing.  Barack Obama's only work experience previous to election as an Illinois senator was as an Alinsky movement community organizer.  As state senator, huge number of his votes amounted to a contemptuous "present."
One of the sorrows of Western civ is that so much mayhem is engineered by disenchanted Catholics and Jews: Karl Marx, Adolph Hitler, Saul Alinsky, Madeleine Murray, Kate Millett, L. Ron Hubbard, occultist Jack Parsons's Black Masses.  Parsons was the number-one disciple of Aleister Crowley, considered by his ilk the most gifted Satanist, whose rituals, designed to make a person into his "own god," were saturated with degradation of women, sex, and blood.
George Soros, Hillary's top financier, calls himself "some kind of god, the creator of everything."  He says his "goal is to become the conscience of the world."  He says his end goal is "to weaken America."  A Clintonian Progressive, he believes that the people's will should be surrendered to the secular state.
Hillary will do anything to distract you from her reckless record and the damage to the Democratic Party and the America she and The Obama's have created.  She said she should be our president because of her years of "experience."  If you tell me you've had twenty years of "experience" as an engineer, and it turns out that every bridge you built fell down, I don't think I'll ask you to build a bridge.  If you say you've twenty years' "experience" as a doctor, but all your patients died, don't think I'll engage you as my physician.
Hillary's motive, her driving need, is one thing and one thing only: her thirst for power.
The more I learn about Alinsky, the clearer Hillary becomes, trick by trick, play by play, dodge by dodge, antic for antic.  She has studied her master well: in the fifties, Alinsky worked assiduously to co-opt Roman Catholic clerics into his movement.  He enlisted Bishop Bernardin of Chicago and Father John Egan, who went on to run Notre Dame University, knitting Alinskyism into the Catholic culture so that now, most of the Catholic colleges and universities are barely recognizable as being related to the Faith.
Bella Dodd, a Catholic-turned-Communist, later recanted, saying, "In the thirties, we put 1,100 men into the priesthood in order to destroy the Church."  She told of a national Communist convention held in 1944 in Madison Square Garden.  "I attended a private dinner where Alexander Trachtenberg, a known socialist, got up and said, 'When we get ready to take the U.S. we will not take it under the label of communism.  We will not take it under the label of socialism.  These labels are unpleasant to the American people and have been speared too much.  We will take the United States under labels we have made very lovable.  We'll take it under Liberalism, under Progressivism, under Democracy.  But take it we will!'"
While Karl Marx ruined European thought and History, Saul Alinsky had a similar effect on America.  But before he could take his endeavors to higher levels, on June 12, 1972, he died all alone on a California street.
His followers plotted to "take his plans to unimagined" heights.  His new team built its organization supported by Marxist Socialist Progressive causes.  It was projected into every institution and every facet of America.  In 1976, with the support of Bishop Bernardin, by then president of the bishops' conference, Monsignor Egan was appointed co-chair of Call to Action's plenary sessions, where ex-priests, ex-nuns, and lay dissenters were invited.  John Cardinal Krol, archbishop of Philadelphia, announced that "rebels have taken over our conference."
Those radicals launched a revolution of dissent, demanding a "democratic non-hier-archaical Church funded by diocesan resources to train Alinskyans."  This was voted down by the bishops, but it left a residue of dissent and destruction within the Church.
Remember Trachtenberg's statement about the more lovable words?  Progressivism?  Liberalism?  This became the vocabulary of the Sexual Revolution.  After this disturbance of our Judeo-Christian culture – brought on by atheists Erich Fromm, Wilhelm Reich, and Herbert Marcuse, who were the mentors of Progressives Mark Rudd, Kate Millett, and Bill Ayers (he launched Obama's political career in his living room), who held Columbia University hostage during the student takeovers of the sixties – my older sister, Kate, was inspired to write her Ph.D. thesis, "Sexual Politics," which exploded on America like a meteorite.  It transfixed women, shattered the family, and helped retool our society into something unrecognizable.  Oddly, it mainstreamed immediately into a Book of the Month Club selection.
This movement, the Sexual Revolution, along with Alinskyism and secular humanism, a belief that the people's will should be surrendered to the secular state, lies at the heart of Clintonian Progressivism.  We Christians and Jews know, as did our Founders, that our rights are derived from God, alone, never from government.  Government must never control us.  The people must always be the power that drives government.
"Sexual Politics" teaches in women's studies classes all over the university culture that the family is dispensable as the foundation of society and that freedom, for women especially, means to live wantonly for the sole purpose of exploring "ourselves" and our sexuality, and to hell with anything else.  To wear a t-shirt emblazoned with the word "slut" is liberation.  "Be a slut," it teaches young girls.  "And be proud of it!"
This is the real basis of Hillary's philosophy, Hillary's Progressivism.  Truth is a lie, and lies are truth.  This is how we get the Jane Fondas, Lois Lerners, Loretta Lynches, Elizabeth Warrens and Huma Abedins of our time.
Today's phenoms such as BeyoncĂ©, Madonna, Bruce Jenner, Nicki Minaj, etc. are direct results of this mutation of our national character.  These purveyors of pansexualism shaped by Sigmund Freud and the pursuit of the Pleasure Principle and orgasm-worship, formed into a false Marxist humanism smashing family life, infiltrating education, law, media, the military, unions, materializing socialist revolutionary politics at a mass level.  
And, to think, you came dangerously close to electing this reprobate president of The United States.  Leader of the free world.  Congratulations to Donald Trump – and to you, America!  After years, the sleeping giant has awakened.
Mallory Millett resides in New York City with her husband of over twenty years.  CFO for several corporations, she is a longstanding director of The David Horowitz Freedom Center and sits on the Board of Regents for the Center for Security Policy.