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  • U.S. intel agencies failing to counter threat from China, says House Intelligence Committee report

    10/01/2020 11:17:31 AM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 9 replies ^ | Sept. 30, 2020, | Ken Dilanian
    WASHINGTON — After two decades of prioritizing counterterrorism, U.S. intelligence agencies are failing to sufficiently understand and counter the national security threat posed by China, the House Intelligence Committee concludes in a new report issued Wednesday. The report, based on hundreds of hours of interviews with intelligence officers and thousands of analytic assessments, finds that the intelligence community must change how it does business — not only to improve its insights into China, but also to better address "the growing importance of interlocking non-military transnational threats, such as global health, economic security, and climate change." The report recommends that spy...
  • Senate Democrats Torpedo Coronavirus Relief Package

    09/10/2020 11:19:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 47 replies ^ | 9/10/2020(1335 edt) | Reagan McCarthy
    After Senate Republicans crafted a targeted, $300 billion COVID relief package, Democrats blocked the legislation, yet again. In need of 60 votes to avoid filibuster and begin discussion, no Democrats joined Leader McConnell’s effort to deliver additional relief to the American people. After refusing to come to the negotiating table for the majority of the summer, Democratic leadership failed to articulate what line-items in Leader McConnell’s legislation with which they took issue, but blocked the stimulus package anyway, at the expense of the American people. Leader McConnell challenged his Democratic colleagues to voice their oppositions, rather than blindly blocking the...
  • CDC: Face Masks With Valves Or Vents Don’t Prevent Spread Of COVID

    08/15/2020 5:07:59 AM PDT · by Libloather · 71 replies
    Scary Mommy via Yahoo ^ | 8/14/20 | Christina Marfice
    By this point, it’s pretty clear that one of the best things we can do to protect ourselves and others from the coronavirus is wearing face masks whenever we’re out in public. But it’s important to remember that this disease is still new, and scientists are still learning about it. And now, the CDC has updated its face mask recommendations, warning people that masks that have built in valves or vents aren’t actually effective in helping slow the spread of the virus. One extremely popular model of mask that has a built-in valve is made by 3M. Its high-tech appearance...
  • Marijuana use during pregnancy linked to autism in babies, study says

    08/10/2020 3:36:13 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 41 replies
    cnn ^ | August 10, 2020 | By Sandee LaMotte, CNN
    what they call the largest study ever done, researchers found using marijuana while pregnant may increase the risk that a child will develop autism. "Women who used cannabis during pregnancy were 1.5 times more likely to have a child with autism," said study author Dr. Darine El-Chaâr, a maternal fetal medicine specialist and clinical investigator at Ottawa Hospital Research Institute in Canada. These are not reassuring findings. We highly discourage use of cannabis during pregnancy and breastfeeding," she said. Past studies have shown the use of marijuana during pregnancy is linked to low birth weight, impulsivity, hyperactivity, attention issues and...
  • I can't find Tucker Carlson (Big Tech Censorship?)

    07/28/2020 11:18:56 PM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 30 replies
    Vanity ^ | 7/29/2020 | Oshkalaboomboom
    I live in Spain, which is 6 hours ahead of EST, so I don't get to watch the Fox News prime time lineup. Tucker Carlson, for example, doesn't come on until 2am and I'm long asleep by then. My workaround is to watch it the next morning by searching for the video on Youtube then saving it to my hard drive with a video downloader so I can watch it when I have the time. I've always been able to find his show until today, the day after Tucker criticized Big Tech on Twitter. By using Youtube filters you can...
  • Ron Johnson says U.S. “overreacted” to the COVID-19 pandemic

    07/10/2020 11:39:00 AM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 21 replies
    NBC 15 ^ | July 10, 2020 | Jason Danbeck
    MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Sen. Ron Johnson (R - WI) says that the United States has “overacted” in its response to the COVID-10 pandemic, the D.C.-based news website Axios reports. “[I]n hindsight, I think we overreacted. We closed too much of our economy down, and I don’t think we focused enough on what we needed to do: isolate the sick, quarantine them, protect the vulnerable,” Sen. Johnson told Axios’ Mike Allen during a small business recovery event on July 1.
  • Donald Trump: Coronavirus Exposed Dangers of Supply Chains Dependent on China

    04/19/2020 5:43:19 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Apr 2020 | Charlie Spiering
    President Donald Trump said Saturday the biggest lesson of the coronavirus crisis was that the United States should not rely on China for their supply chains. “We’ve learned a lot about supply chains,” Trump said. “We’ve learned that it’s nice to make things in the U.S., I’ve been saying that for a long time.” The president discussed the issue during the White House press briefing, recalling he ran for president on the dangers of America’s dependence on bad trade deals and foreign countries while gutting our country’s industries. “If one thing comes out of this more than anything else is...
  • Was the "Battle of the Sexes" a Racket? (Billie Jean King, Bobby Riggs)

    04/10/2020 6:48:32 AM PDT · by Libloather · 60 replies
    ESPN ^ | 3/26/20 | Don Van Natta Jr.
    The "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs is one of the most iconic moments in American sports history. Set against the backdrop of the women's liberation movement, King's 1973 victory over Riggs transcended sports. But a news tip from an unexpected source, 40 years later, sent ESPN's Don Van Natta Jr. down a path that led him to investigate whether the match was rigged. Van Natta details his reporting on the lead-up to The Battle of the Sexes, and how Riggs' own agenda may have impacted the historic outcome. Play.
  • Is Zero Hedge a Russian Trojan Horse?

    03/10/2020 11:53:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    The New Republic ^ | March 9, 2020 | SETH HETTENA
    The father of the founder of the conspiratorial site filed a criminal complaint against me in Bulgaria. Then things got weird.About a week before Christmas, I received a most unwelcome email. A criminal complaint had been filed against me in Bulgaria, a country I have never visited and with which I had no personal connection. I stood accused of defamation; attempted censorship; illegally spreading personal, family, and business information; and insulting the memory of someone’s parents and grandparents. MOST POPULAR The Democrats’ Cult of Pragmatism Joe Biden’s Sketchy Climate Record What Happened to Jordan Peterson? What If Biden Is Simply...
  • As stocks dive and coronavirus spreads, Trump compares COVID-19 to common flu

    03/09/2020 1:24:01 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 93 replies
    ABC "News" ^ | March 9, 2020 | By Libby Cathey
    As global markets continue to tank, with Wall Street trading halted after the Dow Jones Industrial Average dove more than 2000 points, and as at least 34 U.S. states and the District of Columbia reporting infections of the novel coronavirus President Donald Trump on Monday doubled down on downplaying the crisis, blaming the news media and the Democratic Party for hyping the outbreak and repeating the risk is still "low to the average American." "The Fake News Media and their partner, the Democrat Party, is doing everything within its semi-considerable power (it used to be greater!) to inflame the CoronaVirus...

    03/04/2020 8:59:06 AM PST · by joe fonebone · 124 replies
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  • White House considers suspending all China-US flights amid coronavirus outbreak

    01/28/2020 4:58:16 PM PST · by Monrose72 · 42 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 01-28-20 | Anthony Leonardi
    The Trump administration has told airline executives it is considering suspending all flights from China to the United States amid the escalating coronavirus outbreak. On Tuesday, White House officials called major airline executives to inform them that the administration is considering a temporary ban on all China-U.S. flights. Companies such as United Airlines have canceled dozens of flights next month to mainland China, while others, such as Delta and American Airlines, are waiving cancellation fees for travelers to China. CNBC reports the temporary travel ban from China was discussed at a White House senior staff meeting on Monday.
  • Law enforcement to Pittsburghers: Don't shoot guns in celebration on New Year's Eve

    12/28/2019 4:27:53 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 28 replies
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | December 27, 2019 | Rich Lord
    Pittsburgh’s Public Safety Department is preparing for a New Years Eve display that only they will see: The annual lighting up of the ShotSpotter system. The system, which covers 18 square miles of Pittsburgh -- around ⅓ of the city -- uses powerful microphones to detect and locate gunshots, and occasionally misreads fireworks as a firearms discharge. On New Years Eve, according to city Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich, the system’s display “lights up like a Christmas tree” as people fire guns or fireworks into the air. He said the system picked up dozens of gunshots in the minutes leading...
  • Army-Navy attendees were playing game, not making white-power gestures, West Point says

    12/20/2019 12:11:05 PM PST · by Libloather · 56 replies
    NBC 'News' ^ | 12/20/19 | Elisha Fieldstadt
    An investigation into accusations that students at last week's Army-Navy football game made white supremacist gestures determined that the students were playing a game and had no racist intentions, according to officials at West Point. Pre-game festivities aired by ESPN on Dec. 14 showed cadets on both sides of the rivalry - two West Point cadets and one Naval Academy midshipman - making gestures as a camera focused on a sideline report. At least one of the gestures resembled a white supremacist symbol described by the Southern Poverty Law Center as "the thumb and forefinger joined together in a circle,...
  • Chris Hayes: Electoral College ‘Would Be Unconstitutional’ If It ‘Wasn’t... In The Constitution’

    08/31/2019 1:45:42 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 106 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/31/2019 | Scott Morefield
    Chris Hayes argued that the Electoral College “would be unconstitutional” if it “wasn’t specifically in the Constitution.” The MSNBC host made the comment during a lecture-style presentation knocking the system on Friday night’s “All In with Chris Hayes.”
  • Vanity: President Trump repeatedly takes the Lords name in vain tonight.

    07/17/2019 6:06:33 PM PDT · by RevelationDavid · 370 replies
    Tonight during his rally, President Trump REPEATEDLY took the name of the lord in VAIN...!!! Do you take your mothers name in vain Mr. President??? I tell you YOU DO NOT!!!! But tonight you DARE to take the Lord Gods name in vain!!! Do not be deceived....GOD is NOT mocked!!! Please, STOP it ! Deuteronomy 5:10-11 “But I lavish unfailing love for a thousand generations on those who love me and obey my commands. “You must not misuse the name of the LORD your God. The LORD will not let you go unpunished if you misuse his name.” Exodus 20:7...
  • Flight manifests reveal Clinton traveled with Epstein six times [27 flights] not the four admitted

    07/10/2019 4:14:53 PM PDT · by springwater13 · 78 replies
    On Monday, Clinton's press secretary Angel Ureña said in a statement: “In 2002 and 2003, President Clinton took a total of four trips on Jeffrey Epstein's airplane: One to Europe, one to Asia, and two to Africa, which included stops in connection with the work of the Clinton Foundation." Supporters of the Foundation, and his Secret Service detail traveled on every leg of every trip.” But a Washington Examiner review of flight manifest records contradicts these claims. It shows Clinton took 27 flights on Epstein’s private jet during at least six different trips. Former President Bill Clinton claimed that he...
  • Message For Trump: You Can't Trust North Korean Leader KIm Jong Un

    07/05/2019 5:49:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 51 replies ^ | July 5, 2019 | Donald Lambro
    WASHINGTON - President Trump met again this week with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in his continuing attempts to work out a denuclearization deal, scoring an historic first and possibly higher job approval ratings here at home. They shook hands at the demilitarized zone between the divided Korean nations, where Trump briefly walked into North Korea, becoming the first U.S. president to set foot in the isolated nation. What followed was a nearly one hour meeting where they agreed to have their teams work out the basis for future negotiations. Only this time, Trump was pursuing a far more...
  • We Just Uncovered The Democrats' Plan to Seize Power in 2020... Via Illegal Means

    06/18/2019 5:42:01 PM PDT · by JackCrane · 11 replies
    The Beltway Report ^ | 6/18/19 | Jack Crane
    Those who accept Democrats’ claim that they actually care about illegal immigrants are willfully blind to history.  Just ask the blue collar workers, once the backbone of the Democrat Party, whose jobs were sold to foreign countries.   Or, if you prefer, ask those living in our urban ghettos that have been under Democrat mayors and city councils for the past half century.  
  • A third of women only date men because of the free food: study

    06/22/2019 6:32:17 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 136 replies
    The New York Post ^ | June 21, 2019 | Suzy Weiss
    The results are in: she only wanted to try that hot new restaurant. A new study published Friday in the Society for Personality and Social Psychology journal found that a quarter to a third of heterosexual women have gone on a date with a guy they weren’t interested in — just for a free meal. “Foodie calls,” can happen when money’s tight, the grocery store is out of a favorite frozen meal, or a must-try entree is just too extravagant to justify — when the tab comes out of your own bank account. Two studies, the first conducted with 820...