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  • Bangor woman arrested for arson, impersonating a firefighter.

    07/12/2020 12:31:15 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 2 replies
    KRCR News ^ | July 6, 2020 | Adam Robinson
    BANGOR, Calif. — A Bangor woman, and suspected arsonist, was arrested for multiple charges including impersonating a firefighter, resisting arrest, and outstanding warrants. On July 1, CAL FIRE Butte Unit/Butte County Fire Department crews responded to the Swedes Fire in Bangor. When units arrived, they say they found a woman leaving the area on foot. Investigators arrived as crews were working to control the fire and searched for the woman. CAL FIRE says personnel then found her in the back of a department crew bus, dressed in a CAL FIRE uniform, and gathering personal belongings of firefighters. While being questioned...
  • Why New York Times praises ‘cancel culture’ but skips over its own racist history

    07/11/2020 11:56:39 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 1 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 11 2020 | Michael Goodwin
    In a recent article about Mount Rushmore, The New York Times said of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt that “each of these titans of American history has a complicated legacy.” Reporters Bryan Pietsch and Jacey Fortin casually summarized the woke herd’s litany of grievances: Washington and Jefferson owned slaves, Lincoln was “reluctant and late” to issue the Emancipation Proclamation and Roosevelt “actively sought to Christianize and uproot Native Americans.” Rushmore’s sculptor, Gutzon Borglum, didn’t escape unscathed. “Borglum had been involved with another project: an enormous bas-relief at Stone Mountain in Georgia that memorialized Confederate leaders,” the...
  • ESPN suspends NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski after profane email to Sen. Hawley: reports

    07/11/2020 11:51:41 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 11 2020 | Ryan Gaydos
    ESPN suspended NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski a day after a profane email from him to Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., was leaked to social media, according to multiple reports. Outkick and the New York Post both reported that the basketball reporter was suspended. The newspaper reported he was suspended without pay. It was unclear how long the suspension is for. The incident occurred after Hawley’s office sent a news release detailing a letter he planned to send NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, criticizing the league’s decision to limit messages players can wear on their uniforms to “pre-approved, social justice slogans” while “censoring...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 07-12-20, Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    07/11/2020 11:51:27 PM PDT · by Salvation · 2 replies ^ | 07-12-20 | Revised New American Bible
    July 12 2020 Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Is 55:10-11 Thus says the LORD: Just as from the heavens the rain and snow come down and do not return there till they have watered the earth, making it fertile and fruitful, giving seed to the one who sows and bread to the one who eats, so shall my word be that goes forth from my mouth; my word shall not return to me void, but shall do my will, achieving the end for which I sent it. Responsorial Psalm Ps 65:10, 11, 12-13, 14 R. (Lk 8:8)...
  • Jeff Sessions dismisses Trump's 'juvenile insults': 'My honor and integrity are far more important'

    07/11/2020 11:50:18 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 14 replies
    Fox Business ^ | July 11 2020 | Sam Dorman
    "As you know, Alabama does not take orders from Washington," Sessions told Trump. Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions blasted President Trump's "juvenile insults" on Saturday in a marked departure from his characteristically tepid responses during the years of attacks from his former boss. Trump had tweeted that Sessions was a "disaster" while offering support for Alabama Republican Tommy Tuberville, who's running against Sessions for the Senate seat he held for decades before entering the Trump administration. "Jeff Sessions is a disaster who has let us all down. We don’t want him back in Washington!" Trump wrote.
  • WMO certifies Megaflash lightning extremes

    07/11/2020 11:24:51 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 4 replies
    World Meteorological Organization (WMO) ^ | 24 June 2020 | Press Release Number: 26062020
    The new records for “megaflashes”, verified with new satellite lightning imagery technology, more than double the previous values measured in the United States of America and France. The findings were published by the American Geophysical Union’s Geophysical Research Letters ahead of International Lightning Safety Day on 28 June. WMO’s Committee on Weather and Climate Extremes, which maintains official records of global, hemispheric and regional extremes found that: The world’s greatest extent for a single lightning flash is a single flash that covered a horizontal distance of 709 ± 8 km (440.6 ± 5 mi) across parts of southern Brazil on...
  • Trump: 'Shouldn't be hard' for Kanye West to take away votes from Biden

    07/11/2020 11:24:12 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 9 replies ^ | 07/11/20 | MARTY JOHNSON
    President Trump on Saturday expressed confidence that rapper Kanye West — who recently announced that he plans to launch a late bid for the White House — could steal votes from Trump's presumptive Democratic opponent in November, former Vice President Joe Biden. "That shouldn’t be hard," Trump tweeted, referring to West taking votes away from Biden. "Corrupt Joe has done nothing good for Black people!"
  • Missouri couple’s gun rights defended in letter to AG Barr from 12 GOP lawmakers

    07/11/2020 11:17:54 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7-11-20 | By Dom Calicchio
    A second weapon from Mark and Patricia McCloskey was surrendered to authorities Saturday Twelve Republican members of Congress have written to U.S. Attorney General William Barr, arguing in defense of the Second Amendment rights of a Missouri couple whose rifle and handgun are now in the possession of local authorities. Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who made national headlines in late June when they took up arms to defend their home from protesters who entered their St. Louis neighborhood, had their rifle seized Friday when local police executed a search warrant. Then on Saturday, a lawyer -- who represented the couple...
  • Coronavirus: Donald Trump finally wears mask in public

    07/11/2020 11:11:22 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 10 replies ^ | July 12, 2020 | BBC
    US President Donald Trump has worn a mask in public for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The president was visiting the Walter Reed military hospital outside Washington, where he met wounded soldiers and health care workers. "I've never been against masks but I do believe they have a time and a place," he said as he left the White House. He has previously said that he would not wear a mask and mocked Democratic rival Joe Biden for doing so.

    07/11/2020 10:55:11 PM PDT · by Faith · 2 replies
    July 12, 2020 | Faith
    Please join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for President Trump, Vice-President Pence, and for America: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. (I John 5:14) Religion forum threads labeled “Prayer” are closed to debate of any kind.
  • Back the Blue Rally in Dyker Heights (Brooklyn) (video)

    07/11/2020 10:12:39 PM PDT · by FreeReign · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jul 11, 2020 | maryellen437
    Rally to Back The Blue in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, New York
  • Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Signs Sweeping Mask Order Threatening Violators With $500 Fine

    07/11/2020 10:08:35 PM PDT · by lightman · 58 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 10 A.D. 2020 | Tristan Justice
    Michigan’s Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Friday that goes into effect Monday mandating face masks in public indoor and crowded outdoor spaces. It introduces a misdemeanor charge with a $500 fine for violators who refuse. “The heroes on the front lines of this crisis have gone hours without taking their masks off every day, doctors, nurses, child care workers, grocery store workers. We owe it to them to wear our masks when we’re on a trip to the grocery store or pharmacy,” Whitmer said in a press release. “For the sake of your loved ones, let’s all...
  • MPD officers filing for disability at 'unprecedented' levels

    07/11/2020 10:05:41 PM PDT · by Rabin · 11 replies
    startribune ^ | JULY 10, 2020 | Matt McKinney and Liz Navratil
    Minneapolis police officers rattled by the unprecedented public unrest have filed for total (PTSD ) permanent disability claims. When Third Precinct was abandoned, many city employees wrote final notes and texts to loved ones while others said they would reserve their last bullet for themselves to avoid being beaten to death. //snipp// At least 150 Minneapolis officers file for duty disability under PERA Minnesota Public Employees Retirement Association, at least half (are) under doctor's orders not to return to work while they undergo treatment for PTSD. A spinn to the law last year created a statutory presumption whereby if police...
  • Two men stabbed in wild NYC subway attack

    07/11/2020 9:55:00 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 11, 2020 | Joe Marino and Dean Balsamini
    Wild video has emerged of a bizarre stabbing on a Queens subway in which two men were attacked by a knife-wielding stranger, police said. The partially caught on video brawl began on the 7 train when the suspect, Patrick Chambers, 46, shouted at two elderly men sitting across from him, “Why aren’t you home with your kids?” police said.
  • Ghislaine Maxwell moved house 36 TIMES in a year before FBI arrested her – and Covid face mask helped her stay hidden

    07/11/2020 9:32:42 PM PDT · by bitt · 39 replies ^ | 7/11/2020 | JAMES BEAL
    GHISLAINE Maxwell moved house up to 36 times in the past year — before the FBI finally pinned down her location a week before her arrest. The Sun On Sunday can reveal details of the socialite’s life on the run in the US and the raid in which she was captured in New Hampshire. The heiress, 58, is locked up accused of grooming kids for Prince Andrew’s billionaire paedo pal Jeffrey Epstein. After placing her in handcuffs, FBI agents crowed that her arrest was sweeter than that of notorious US gangster James “Whitey” Bulger, an insider on the bust said....
  • Facing crisis, America's future lies in the balance

    07/11/2020 9:23:06 PM PDT · by ancientart · 12 replies
    Aberdeen American News ^ | July 9, 2020 | Art Marmorstein
    “Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice,” said 1964 Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater. “Moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue!” He was wrong on both counts. Zeal for liberty can be (and sometimes is) taken way too far, and without moderation, even the noblest of goals is easily turned into something evil. A great example of this: the French Revolution. The revolution began with some long-overdue reforms. It abolished the special privileges of nobles and clergy and guaranteed Frenchmen fundamental rights similar to those promised in our own Declaration of Independence and Bill of Rights....
  • Nextrush Unplugged: Weekend Version DC 19

    07/11/2020 9:16:50 PM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/11/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Newsdump Update: President Trump Will Sign Executive Order To Give "Dreamers" Citizenship Path In an interview with NBC's sister Spanish TV network Telemundo President Trump said he is planning to sign an executive order on immigration within the next month that will include a path to citizenship for "Dreamers"...... The Mayor Of One Town Makes A Pitch For Freedom Over Fear Ammon Bundy shared this letter with us sent from the Mayor of Eagar, Arizona to the citizens and it read like this in part...... A Police Shooting In Detroit Triggering New Fresh Protests Friday Night Clash With Police.... The...
  • Plimoth Plantation to change its name

    07/11/2020 9:14:25 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 30 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | July 11, 2020 | LISA KASHINSKY
    Plimoth Plantation will change its name to better incorporate the history of the Native Americans who have long lived in the region. A new moniker that will be “inclusive of the Indigenous history that is part of our educational mission” will be unveiled later this year, the living history museum said.
  • Business leaders warn Trump not to mess with DACA

    07/11/2020 9:05:40 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 19 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | JULY 11, 2020 | Stephen Dinan
    Leaders of some of the country’s biggest companies signed a letter Saturday urging President Trump not to make a new attempt at revoking the Obama-era DACA deportation amnesty, saying it would be a significant disruption to lose those employees during the coronavirus recovery. The companies, which range from Apple and Amazon to Target and General Motors, said the illegal immigrant “Dreamers” who are able to work due to the DACA program “have been critical members of our workforce, industries and communities for years now.” “This is no time to disrupt the economic recovery of our companies and communities, nor time...
  • Goya CEO Bob Unanue: Boycott Is Sign of ‘Division,’ Protesters ‘Killing our Nation’

    07/11/2020 9:00:07 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11 Jul 2020 | JOSHUA CAPLAN
    Appearing Friday on Fox Business Network, Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue doubled down on his support for President Donald Trump and slammed protesters for “killing our nation.”