Tom Trento

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    September 14, 2012

    Adam Hasner Runs for Congress, Speaks at Luncheon, Serves Waffles

    A soggy speech on a soggy day. It's an overcast waterfront Thursday afternoon at Lantana's Old Key Lime House and Adam Hasner, GOP candidate for US House District 22, is looking for all the world like a nicely baby-faced blow-up doll, big brown eyes and a mop of hair, slightly pudgy and mild as toas ... More >>

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    August 28, 2012

    Should Jews Vote for Romney? Race Card Trumps Israel Card at Boynton Jewish Center Debate

    Intratribal conflicts are the worst. A debate on the U.S. presidential election at the Ross Jewish Community Center in West Boynton Beach on August 21 should have been an occasion for reasoned discourse and public enlightenment. Instead, it was a hysterical (in both senses) screamfest, peppered with ... More >>

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    July 29, 2011

    Allen West Declared a "Tea Party Defector"; He Says Tea Party Has Schizophrenia

    ‚ÄčTom Trento -- national security chairman of the Tea Party National Convention and president of the anti-Islamic group United West -- has issued an "integrity alert," naming Rep. Allen West as a "Tea Party defector."West joins fellow Reps. Mike Kelly, Bill Flores, and James Lankford -- who spent h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    In Iran, the Courage of Muslim Moderates

    Flickr User: .faramarzI hope the people behind the April 27 Free Speech Summit in Boca Raton were watching this weekend's protests in Tehran. Being free with speech in that Iranian city means risking a police baton to the chops, or worse. These were Muslims -- thousands upon thousands of them -- bra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    "Fighter of Radical Muslims" Offers Free Exorcism for Muslim Moderate, Some Blogger

    Last week, I sparked a little feud after I questioned the motives and judgment of Rep. Adam Hasner, the House majority leader, for making public appearances with anti-Islam agitator Geert Wilders, a member of Dutch Parliament. At week's end, I posted this letter to Hasner, seeking clarification on w ... More >>

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    April 27, 2009

    Boca, Please Rein in Your Race-Baiting Legislator

    Flickr user: Hasner On the MoveHoly warrior: Hasner in a photo op with Israeli troopsAt first, it seemed like Delray Beach Rep. Adam Hasner just had one of those typical, post-9/11 freakouts, panicking at the prospect of a Muslim group's lobbying trip to Tallahassee. Then two weeks ago, we learned t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    State Rep. Adam Hasner: Supporting "Anti-Muslim Hate Fest"?

    Today, the Council for American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) pointed out that State Rep. Adam Hasner -- the House Republican leader -- is listed as a "coalition partner" for an upcoming coming "free speech summit" that could be seen as an anti-Muslim event.  The featured speaker will be Geert Wilde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Fort Lauderdale Pro-Palestinian Rally Picked Up By Propagandists

    Okay, first watch the video from a pro-Palestinian rally (and pro-Israeli counter-rally) at the federal courthouse on Broward Boulevard in downtown Fort Lauderdale on December 30. It's going viral as I type this:   Now let's break this down. First, that rather strange guy introducing the tap ... More >>

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