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  • Reuters Cites Biden Donor to Assure Readers GDP Won’t Impact Election

    10/30/2020 8:13:28 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 5 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 10/30/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    The way the media handled the reporting on U.S. GDP growth having its fastest growth ever in the third quarter yesterday was atrocious at best. But the way Reuters handled the expected growth a day before the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) report dropped was just pathetic. Reuters downplayed the expected GDP growth: “[I]t will do little to mitigate the human tragedy inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic, with tens of millions Americans still unemployed and more than 222,000 dead.” After knocking President Donald Trump for the possibility that he will “seize on the [expected] stunning rebound in GDP,” Reuters pivoted...
  • Pelosi signals Covid deal possible before January

    10/30/2020 6:09:19 AM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/29/30 | Heather Caygle, Sarah Ferris
    Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she’s still hoping to clinch a massive coronavirus relief deal with the White House before the end of the year, despite predicting a sweeping Joe Biden victory next week that could deliver Democrats control of Washington in January. “I feel very confident that Joe Biden will be elected president on Tuesday,” Pelosi told reporters at her last weekly press conference before the Nov. 3 election. “We want to have as clean a slate as possible going into January.” Democrats have been unsuccessfully pushing a trillion-dollar-plus stimulus package for months. And while Pelosi has insisted she...
  • Warren will make case to be Biden's Treasury secretary

    10/30/2020 4:07:08 AM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies
    Politico ^ | October 29, 2020 | Alex Thompson and Megan Casella
    Elizabeth Warren wants to be Joe Biden's Treasury secretary and will make her case for it if he wins next week, according to three Democratic officials who have spoken with her inner circle. “She wants it,” two of them said matter-of-factly.
  • Honest Nation or Banana Republic? A Role Model at the Crossroads

    10/29/2020 7:49:10 PM PDT · by jfd1776 · 4 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | October 29, AD 2020 | John F Di Leo
    The United States proudly stands in its place as a “City on a Hill” – a beacon of honesty and fairness, for others all over the globe to emulate. This isn’t new. It dates back to the nation’s earliest days, when our Founding Fathers railed against the corrupt deals that were core to the British system of empire. Some of the colonies were deals between a king and a governing family, like the Penns of Pennsylvania. Both purchases and sales here in the colonies had to be managed by politically connected merchants in London known as factors. Whole industries were...
  • NBC, CBS Censor ‘Fastest Growth Ever’; ABC Suppresses Trump Economy

    10/29/2020 2:06:48 PM PDT · by JV3MRC · 17 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 10/29/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    America is five days away from the presidential election, and the NBC and CBS morning news shows censored an astounding recovery in U.S. GDP growth. The ABC morning news show coverage of the news was a weak micro-mention. The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released it’s long-expected third quarter GDP estimates at 8:30 a.m., and the results were jaw-dropping. Actual GDP growth in the third quarter was 7.4 percent, which the New York Post said was a “record-setting rebound.” That is an understatement. On an annualized basis, the GDP growth went from falling an atrocious 31.4 percent in the second...
  • San Francisco Loses Another Walgreens [semi-satire]

    10/29/2020 10:13:39 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 11 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 25 October 2020 | John Semmens
    The Walgreens at Van Ness and Eddy in San Francisco will close November 11. This will be the seventh Walgreens to go out of business in the city since the state decriminalized shoplifting. Walgreens spokesman Phil Caruso says "the shoplifting is so frequent and brazen that we can't keep the shelves stocked for paying customers. There are a lot of elderly in the neighborhood who have relied on this particular store for their meds and other heath products. But thieves have driven the cost of doing business too high for us to be able to survive in this location." Mayor...
  • Fox Business’s Charles Payne ‘Worried’ Biden Tax Plan Will Harm 401(k)s

    10/29/2020 7:59:25 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 11 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 10/29/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    Fox Business host Charles Payne expressed major concerns of the disastrous consequences Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s leftist tax plan would inflict on Americans if it were ever implemented. During Tuesday’s Fox Business virtual town hall America Votes Together, a viewer submitted a question on whether 401(k)s would be taxed under Biden’s tax plan, despite the former vice president having dubiously claimed that “[n]obody making under $400,000 bucks would have their taxes raised.” Payne went for the jugular: “[T]here are all sort of schemes out there that I think will amount to fewer people actually using these plans and fewer...
  • Who Really Benefits from Lockdowns?

    10/28/2020 5:40:53 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 12 replies
    The Politics of Duh ^ | October 26, 2020 | Alex50
    ...All of this is known and I have written at length about it but why is the world continuing to ignore logic and instead succumb to irrational fear? I think the reason is actually more devious than just panic. The country benefiting most from economic shutdowns around the world is China. The Chinese economy has been the least affected by Covid-19 when compared with anywhere else around the globe. The Chinese economy is expected to grow by 1.6% while the world economy contracts by 5.2%. It’s indisputable China was responsible for the SARS- CoV 2 virus; overwhelming evidence shows that...
  • Disney Considers Suing Governor Newsom, Moving Jobs Out of California, As Newsom Doubles Down on Closures

    10/28/2020 4:45:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Red State ^ | 10/28/2020 | Jennifer Van Laar
    When California public health officials announced guidelines for reopening theme parks that essentially guarantee that parks in Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego counties won’t be able to open until perhaps mid-2021, heads of the respective theme parks rightfully blasted Gavin Newsom, citing their successes in reopening in other states and countries and alleging that his guidelines have no scientific basis. The next day, the Executive Director of the California Attractions and Parks Association, of which Disney is a member, said “that a lawsuit was under consideration and ‘all options are open at this point.'”By Thursday, sources within the industry...
  • California: The Golden State in Utter Decay

    10/28/2020 12:39:28 PM PDT · by Lenora Thompson · 27 replies
    Gen Z Conservative ^ | 10/28/2020 | PF Whalen
    A Libt...I mean, Leftist, recently suggested that California should bestow largesse on impoverished Mississippi. As PF Whalen writes in this article, "California had a reported government debt of over $1.5 trillion as of 2017..." ---------------------------------- California is a mess; no secret there. But the degree of decline that befalls it, and the quickness with which that decline is moving, seems to be largely ignored; particularly by Californians themselves. The nation’s most populous state, and arguably its most naturally beautiful, is falling apart virtually everywhere we look. Yet state and local governments not only insist on moving forward with leftist policies,...
  • NeverTrump Lincoln Project Becoming a ‘Media Business’: Axios

    10/28/2020 8:06:31 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 12 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 10/28/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    The insufferable NeverTrump Lincoln Project, known for its disgusting attack ads against President Donald Trump is set to become a media business. The Lincoln Project “is looking to beef up its media business after the election,” According to a new scoop by Axios. The report noted that the group has been “in talks with the United Talent Agency (UTA) to help build out Lincoln Media and is weighing offers from different television studios, podcast networks and book publishers.” The group, which is run by disgruntled NeverTrumpers like political strategist Rick Wilson and MSNBC blowhard contributor Steve Schmidt, “has transformed from...
  • The eight reasons we enthusiastically endorse Trump for reelection

    10/27/2020 2:12:13 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 7 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 27, 2020 | Editorial Board
    Four years ago, Donald J. Trump presented himself to the American people as a brash, vulgar, gold-plated reality star seeking a political career in which he promised to bounce the entrenched Washington political set off the ropes of a pro wrestling ring and pound them into the canvas. It all seemed so self-serving and absurd. Sure, he had built a massive real estate empire and lent his name to gleaming skyscrapers. But he had no track record whatsoever in the political world. We had no reason to trust that Mr. Trump would be a good steward of the economy, a...
  • Michael Bloomberg Gives $20M to Down-Ballot Races Focused on Climate

    10/27/2020 11:45:48 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 10 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 10/27/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    There doesn’t appear to be an end in sight for the hundreds of millions Bloomberg News owner Michael Bloomberg is willing to spend to buy the U.S. election for Democrats. The liberal billionaire’s new schtick is elevating Democratic candidates down-ballot who are like-minded with his extremist vision on climate change. Specifically, Bloomberg is dumping an “additional $20 million into this election cycle, flooding the airwaves in North Carolina, Texas and Arizona to promote down-ballot candidates who share his views on climate,” according to Axios. The outlet noted that this cash dump is “on top of the $100 million he pledged...
  • NBC News Pushes Story Citing Putin to Discredit Hunter Biden Bombshell

    10/27/2020 11:00:56 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 21 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 10/27/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    NBC News, which helped push the Trump-Russia hoax for nearly four years, is now using Russian President Vladimir Putin as a source to try to discredit President Donald Trump for criticizing Hunter Biden’s alleged nefarious dealings in Ukraine. The New York Post had dropped a bombshell reportedly exposing Hunter Biden’s business affairs in Ukraine, while his father, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, was Vice President of the United States. The story, headlined “Putin rejects Trump's criticism of Hunter Biden's business,” was a repost from liberal outlet Reuters. The article argued that “Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that he...
  • Hillary Clinton Whines on Her Birthday, ‘I Was the Candidate That Trump Basically Stole an Election From’

    10/26/2020 3:09:13 PM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 79 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | October 26, 2020 | Cristina Laila
    It has been nearly four years since Hillary Clinton’s crushing election loss and she is still whining. Hillary Clinton told Recode co-founder Kara Swisher during a podcast interview that Donald Trump stole the election from her in 2016.
  • Early Voting and the Costs of Lessons Learned

    10/26/2020 10:43:04 AM PDT · by jfd1776 · 6 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | October 26, 2020 A.D. | John F Di Leo
    Some of us have been warning you all about the many risks in “early voting” for quite a while... there is always more to learn about candidates, and, strangely enough, most of it hits during the month of October. Some of you, for example, voted early, for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris... before the most recent debate, before the huge revelations about Joe Biden's family and their corruption network, which has now proven to be so much bigger than most of us ever suspected. How many Americans voted for Biden, days or weeks ago, and are now kicking themselves for...
  • Facebook, Google Pledged $700M to ‘Buy Off the Press’ Since 2018

    10/26/2020 8:10:46 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 4 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 10/26/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    If the liberal media’s relative silence towards Facebook and Google’s Orwellian behavior this electoral cycle seemed deafening, perhaps it's because many outlets have received big loads of cash from them. A Washington Monthly report headlined “How Facebook and Google Buy Off the Press” said that by 2018, both Big Tech companies “were already among the largest funders of journalism in the world.” However, since then, both corporations “have gone on to promise a total of $700 million in funding for journalism, not counting other ‘undisclosed’ funds and in-kind contributions.” What makes this funding dubious, is that “[j]ust who is receiving...
  • Worn Out Wind Turbine Blades Are Piling Up in Landfills Because They Can’t Be Recycled

    10/26/2020 8:03:05 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 101 replies
    Return To Now Blog ^ | October 26, 2020 | Return To Now Staff
    In an epic case of poor foresight, the “clean, green” wind industry forgot to come up with a plan for what to do with wind turbine blades after they stop working. Like all things, they get old and stop functioning properly after a while, but the plastic used to make them lasts virtually “forever.” The industry has found ways to recycle the steel used to build the towers, but not the fiberglass (a type of plastic) used to build the blades of the high-tech windmills. Now that the first generation of wind turbines has reached the end of their “lives,”...
  • Hack Reporter Leslie Stahl Tells Donald Trump “There Is No Biden Scandal”

    10/25/2020 7:17:38 PM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 63 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | October 25, 2020 | Jim Hoft
    It should be clear at this point that Lesley Stahl’s main job description is to lie to the American people. On Sunday President Trump confronted Leslie Stahl from “60 Minutes” on the Biden family scandal. Lesley’s response: “He’s not. No! C’mon!” Stahl then denied that the Obama regime spied on the Trump campaign.
  • Hillary Clinton: I Was ‘Born’ to Handle the Coronavirus Pandemic

    10/25/2020 2:41:47 PM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 73 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 25, 2020 | Charlie Spiering
    Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton suggested that she frequently thought about how she would have handled the coronavirus pandemic better than Donald Trump. Clinton commented about the issue during an interview with New York Times opinion writer Kara Swisher, previewed for Axios on Sunday.