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Thorner: Fourth ‘Squad’ member Ayanna Pressley has Chicago connections



Screen Shot 2019-08-12 at 10.36.51 AMBy Nancy Thorner - 

We are all familiar with the three Congress members known as "The "Squad" that wish to change America into a Third World Socialist/Communist country.  Recently I found out about a fourth Squad member, Ayanna Pressley, born in 1974, who has a Chicago connection. Her mother was a tenants’ rights advocate with the Urban League, so Ayanna  comes by her Democratic Socialism naturally. Why do we not hear about Ayanna Pressley?  Why are  Alexandria Ocasio CortexIlhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib getting all of the attention? 

Ayanna Pressley worked as a senior aide for Democrat Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy II, and then as political director for Senator John Kerry.  She is a member of the National Women’s Political Caucus founded by Bella Abzug, Shirley Chisholm, Betty Friedan, Eleanor Smeal, and Gloria Steinem.  Pressley is also a member of the NAACP.

In 2009 Pressley was elected as an at-large representative on the Boston City Council, a post she went on to hold for nine years.  She ran for Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Endorsed by the Boston chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America and by Justice Democrats, she promoted a so-called “Equity Agenda,” which characterized income disparities between blacks and whites in her district as “the legacy of decades of policies that have hardened systemic racism, increased income inequality, and advantaged the affluent.”

Upon taking office, Ayanna Pressley immediately joined the Congressional Progressive Caucus.  Pressley supports the National Football League members who choose to kneel during the playing of our National Anthem.  “It is necessary that we are disruptive right now and making people feel uncomfortable,” said Pressley.  Like the rest of her squad sisters, Ayanna hates America.

Pressley also promotes the Green New Deal and the elimination of all fossil fuels; a government run health care system a la Medicare for All; a federal minimum wage of $15-20 per hour; tuition-free colleges with taxpayers picking up the costs; paid family leave legislation to care for ailing family members; all employers both public and private, should be legally required to implement affirmative action hiring and promotion policies giving preference to non-whites and women as compensation for historical injustices.

But that’s not all, she wants U.S. defense spending radically scaled back; capital punishment eliminated; the nationalization of failing banks and companies is more appropriate than government bailouts on their behalf; limits to the Second Amendment; the dissolution of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with open borders being the standard; murder of unborn babies up to and after birth; high taxes on corporations; steep cuts in defense spending; an amendment changing the legal voting age from 18 to 16; and a 90% tax rate for the wealthy.

Her goal is to replace free-market capitalism with a socialist economic framework.  She wants all these communist changes, yet she and her husband fail to pay their taxes on time.  In February 2019, right after Ayanna took office, Pressley’s husband, Conan Harris, paid off a $17,430 government lien against him for unpaid federal taxes during 2014-16.

Pressley's Pro-Abortion Funding

In 2015, Emily’s List (EL) presented Pressley, who believes that there should be no room in the Democratic Party for anyone who opposes abortion rights, with its Rising Star Award.  EL is a political action committee that raises millions of dollars each year for Democratic, pro-choice, female candidates running for elected office.

There are only three requirements a candidate must meet in order to be eligible for support from Emily’s List: The candidate must be a woman, she must be a Democrat, and she must support unrestricted access to taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand.

The inconvenient truth of “black genocide” is that it has significantly decreased the potential black population over the past fifty years.  In the State of Georgia, according to recent Centers for Disease Control (CDC) statistics, while black Americans constitute 32.2 percent of Georgia’s population, 62.4 percent of abortions in Georgia are performed on black American women. By contrast, whites constitute 60.8 percent of the Georgia population, but only 24.7 percent of abortions were performed on white women. Even pro-abortion groups like the Guttmacher Institute admit that “black women are more than five times as likely as white women to have an abortion.”

Stacey Abrams who lost her Georgia gubernatorial election blamed the lack of black’s ability to vote, which is totally false. What she didn’t state was that the black population of Georgia has been eliminated through abortion for nearly 50 years.  The founder of Planned Parenthood, eugenicist Margaret Sanger, hated black Americans and called them a menace to the race.

Pressley on Illegal Aliens and the Southern Border

At a February 2019 press conference organized by groups like MoveOn.org, Indivisible, United We Dream, and CASA, Pressley joined Representatives Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib in demanding cuts to federal funding for the Department of Homeland Security. “We are here to draw a line in the sand, in the name of love and in the name of justice,” said Pressley. “It is clear that we must reduce and not increase funds for the DHS.”

Pressley also wants to defund the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency and views as deeply destructive the agency’s central role in enforcing immigration policies.  Pressley has spoken out in favor of both the DREAM Act, federal legislation that would establish a path-to-citizenship for illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as minors, and former President  Barack Obama’s “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (DACA) program, which had been enacted via a 2012 executive action protecting hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens from deportation.

Pressley often condemns treatment of illegal aliens as brutal, but like her squad sisters, she refused to condemn Antifa terrorist attacks on ICE or their murderous and barbaric assault on journalist Andy Ngo.

She condemns President Trump’s southern border wall as “Trump’s Hate Wall,” and wants open borders to allow any criminal, gang member or terrorist into our country.

Closing thoughts

Wanting to turn this America into a third world socialist/communist country, all four Squad members also want to impeach President Trump for loving America and her people because he is an impediment to their goals.  They continually call Trump a racist and spew the vile rhetoric against him.  Their hateful rhetoric splashes onto all of us, as they dislike every American who voted for the President who wanted to Make America Great Again.

Claims are made that President Trump and those who supported him are racists and white supremacists. They and their Democrat comrades scream “white privilege,” which is equally racist in its tone because it stereotypes all whites as over-privileged and undeserving of what they have, and this leaves them ripe for humiliation and white discrimination.  In that the mainstream media lap dogs for the Democrat Party and Deep State repeat these lies often enough to brainwash Americans with their propaganda spells danger to our representative Republic.  As Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels said: 

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State (or media) can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.”

All four of the Squad members are today’s enemies of the state, of freedom, of liberty, of our Declaration of Independence and of our 1787 Constitution written by white European statesmen of honor, who gave their all for our representative Republic. 

May American voters have the wisdom to reject what the "Squad" is offering the American people, and by extension the entire Democratic Socialist Party, should the Left win back the White House in 2020.

(Photo from Time.com) 


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  1. The founder of Planned Parenthood, eugenicist Margaret Sanger, hated black Americans and called them a menace to the race. If Adolf Hitler were alive today. He would receive a Margaret Sanger award. Ayanna Pressley values same to be about the same as Madigan, Hitler, Cullerton, Rauner and Pritzker.
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