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  • HR bill proposed to audit US gold holdings

    07/12/2020 9:55:26 AM PDT · by delta7 · 31 replies
    GATA, US Congress ^ | 12 July 2020 | Mooney
    56a ET Sunday, July 12, 2020 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Surreptitious intervention in the gold market by the U.S. government is the target of legislation introduced in the House of Representatives by Rep. Alex X. Mooney, R-West Virginia. In a letter to House colleagues seeking support for his Gold Reserve Transparency Act, H.R. 2559, Mooney writes: "Because there are concerns the U.S. Treasury may have sold, swapped, leased, or otherwise placed encumbrances upon some of America's gold, H.R. 2559 also requires a full accounting of any and all sales, purchases, disbursements, or receipts; a full accounting of any...
  • Government health care restrictions are costing lives; Doctors who want to prescribe drugs like Hydroxychloroquine to patients with Coronavirus are forbidden from doing so

    07/01/2020 6:06:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/01/2020 | BY CHRISTINA HERRIN
    Free to Choose Medicine (FTCM) is a policy proposal that would lower the cost of pharmaceutical drugs while expediting approval of potentially life-saving treatments. In short, FTCM would relieve needless pain and suffering and save lives. So, why is the government anti-FTCM? FTCM allows health care choices to be made by patients and doctors, not the federal government. In the drug approval process, after Phase I safety testing, and at least one Phase II efficacy test, drugs that are awaiting approval in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) drug approval pipeline would be available to patients via a Free to...
  • The Science is Conclusive: Masks and Respirators do NOT Prevent Transmission of Viruses

    06/26/2020 8:50:20 PM PDT · by Grandpa Drudge · 218 replies
    SOTT Signs Of The Times ^ | April 20, 2020 | Dr. Denis G Rancourt, PhD
    (excerpt copied from this article) Conclusion regarding masks that do not work No RCT study with verified outcome shows a benefit for HCW or community members in households to wearing a mask or respirator. There is no such study. There are no exceptions. Likewise, no study exists that shows a benefit from a broad policy to wear masks in public (more on this below). Furthermore, if there were any benefit to wearing a mask, because of the blocking power against droplets and aerosol particles, then there should be more benefit from wearing a respirator (N95) compared to a surgical mask,...
  • Pride Month 2020 [Ex occidente lux]

    06/26/2020 12:14:36 AM PDT · by Freelance Warrior · 24 replies
    Today, the U.S. Embassy in Russia displays the LGBTI Pride Flag. The LGBTI flag was created by American artist and activist Gilbert Baker and was first raised as a symbol of hope and diversity on June 25, 1978, during the Gay Freedom Day parade in San Francisco. June is Pride Month and we celebrate that everyone deserves to live a life free from hatred, prejudice, and persecution. As Ambassador Sullivan has said, “LGBTI rights are human rights. And human rights are universal. It’s as simple as that.”
  • 89% of Americans wear masks in public as the coronavirus pandemic persists: POLL

    06/25/2020 8:30:51 PM PDT · by AirForceVet1988 · 208 replies
    ABC News ^ | 6-25-2020 | Kendall Karson
    An overwhelming majority of Americans say they've worn a face mask in public in the last week, as the coronavirus pandemic persists and infections reach new highs in more than a dozen states, a new ABC News/Ipsos poll finds. Nearly nine in 10 Americans (89%) who left their home in the last week said they wore a face mask or a face covering, compared to only 11% who said they did not. The latest poll, . . .
  • Undercover Investigation: Minneapolis riot was preplanned [check out ]

    06/17/2020 7:13:59 PM PDT · by FrdmLvr · 58 replies
    YouTube ^ | 6-8-20 | Millennial Millie
    Millennial Millie does an expose on who is behind the riot insurrections, the connection with the Green New Deal, the group that recruits school children as young as middle schoolers as foot soldiers in the ranks of Antifa and BLM, and who have gotten 16 of the 30 Democrat candidates they promoted elected in 2018 including Cortez, Omar, Talib and Presley. A must see.
  • Evangelical millennials perceive the advantages of living in a Christian society

    06/18/2020 11:07:08 AM PDT · by Teleios Research · 4 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Teleios conducted a survey regarding the benefits of Christian society. Respondents (n=565) indicated that living in a Christian society was important and advantages to living in a Christian society are: stronger moral and ethical base, and a greater amount of love among people. While the advantages of a Christian society to government were: keeping societal order, maintaining individual rights and reducing corruption. In summary, young Christians believe the importance of living in a Christian society and that it provides multiple advantages to the country’s population and government in keeping a strong moral and ethical base and maintaining order. More at...
  • Some Principles for the Great Relocation

    06/17/2020 7:44:45 PM PDT · by Politically Correct · 14 replies
    Blog and Mablog ^ | 17 Jun 2020 | Douglas Wilson
    The Departure Many thoughtful Christian residents of our blue states have toyed with the idea of relocating for years now. But, as Newton taught us, an object at rest tends to remain at rest. There were real annoyances associated with staying put, but that is what they were thought to be — annoyances. The taxes were high, the governments were incompetent and officious, regulations were increasingly intrusive, and so on. And so the thought of maybe someday was constantly in the back of a lot of minds. And then 2020 hit us amidships, and this brought with it a dark...
  • Don't Just Trust. Verify.

    06/15/2020 4:40:41 AM PDT · by Old Yeller · 3 replies
    RR ^ | 6/14/20 | Rob Pue
    It seems like the so-called “Progressives” have gotten just about as much “mileage” out of the coronavirus/COVID-19 exercise (at least for now) as they’ve been able to, so it appears it’s time to move on to the next thing. Following Saul Alinsky’s “Rules For Radicals” rule number 7, “A tactic that drags on too long becomes a drag,” and clearly, the “virus” has dragged on a little too long. Most people are literally sick of it. Most of us are waking up to the fact that we’ve been lied to, played for fools and suffered the loss of many freedoms,...
  • How The Slow Spread Of Radicalism Made Portland Ungovernable

    06/12/2020 8:06:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 12, 2020 | Brian Knotts
    Portland, a smallish Pacific-Northwest city in a state once known for its moderate politicians, is now become an epicenter of radical activism. Some violent protests, starting in Minneapolis and rapidly expanding to cities all over North America and abroad, have challenged local governments’ ability to keep the peace over the past two weeks. It was unsurprising that chaos erupted in Portland, Oregon.How did Portland, a smallish Pacific-Northwest city in a state that was once known for its moderate politicians, become an epicenter of radical activism and inadequate governance?Starting with the Wobblies in the early 20th century, a thread of radicalism...
  • Contractors Can Save Taxpayers Billions, Bureaucrats Permitting

    06/11/2020 9:52:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | June 11, 2020 | Ross Marchand
    With the federal deficit quickly approaching $4 trillion, the Trump administration and lawmakers must find ways to get costs under control – and quickly. One of the best tools for accomplishing this end is contracting out services to private providers, who can fulfill essential governmental services at a fraction of ordinary costs. While federal contracting has expanded significantly over the past few decades, flimsy lawsuits promulgated by the Department of Labor (DoL) threaten to unravel these hard-won cost savings. These lawsuits allege discrimination, undoubtably a pressing problem in America today. But the DoL’s actions sabotage the struggle for genuine equality...
  • Chicago mayor and alderman exchange profanities over concerns about looters in leaked audio

    06/10/2020 2:05:53 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 18 replies ^ | 6/9/20 | Emma Colton
    Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot was recorded during a heated and expletive-ridden exchange with a city alderman while addressing protests that turned violent after George Floyd’s death. During a May 31 conference call with 50 aldermen, Alderman Raymond Lopez told Lightfoot that the city was unprepared for the demonstrations, according to a recording of the call obtained by a CBS affiliate in the city. “When downtown is in lockdown, our neighborhoods are next, and our failure to fully get ready for what’s going on in the neighborhoods, we’re seeing this destruction, and we’re thinking that it’s going to somehow end tonight....
  • The State’s Priority Is Protecting Itself, Not You

    06/04/2020 6:39:10 AM PDT · by Mr. Jeeves · 5 replies
    The Libertarian Institute ^ | 06/03/2020 | Bradley Thomas
    Murray Rothbard pointed out in his book Anatomy of the State how the state is far more punitive against those that threaten the comfort and authority of government institutions and workers than they are against crimes against citizens. This, according to Rothbard, exposed as a myth the notion that the state exists to protect its citizens. “We may test the hypothesis that the State is largely interested in protecting itself rather than its subjects by asking: which category of crimes does the State pursue and punish most intensely—those against private citizens or those against itself?” Rothbard wrote. “The gravest crimes...
  • Michigan Governor Whitmer and Nursing Homes

    05/29/2020 2:20:50 PM PDT · by Jerrybob · 23 replies
    Michigan Freedom Fund ^ | 5/29/20 | Michigan Freedom Fund
    LANSING, MI, May 29, 2020–The Michigan Freedom Fund today asked Governor Gretchen Whitmer and senior administration officials to be more transparent with press and thepublic and to release long-requested and critical data surrounding the state’s decision to move patients with COVID-19 into the state’s nursing homes, among the population most vulnerable to the virus.Important questions Governor Whitmer has the opportunity to answer include: 1) Asked at Thursday’s press conference why “there hasn’t been a ban on COVID-19 patients in nursing homes” Governor Whitmer bewilderingly but directly responded: “Obviously we, like states across the country...have been learning an incredible amount about...
  • Black Business Owner Who Invested Life Savings Into Looted Bar: “I Don’t Know What I’m Gonna Do”

    05/29/2020 9:17:41 AM PDT · by budj · 78 replies
    Summit News ^ | 5/29/20 | Paul Joseph Watson
    A black business owner who invested his life savings into what is now a looted and destroyed sports bar cried on camera as he lamented, “I don’t know what I’m gonna do.” A news report describes how the Minneapolis bar owner was attempting to clean up when thugs tried to break in again during filming and loot his safe. “I don’t know what I’m gonna do, I worked so hard to get here, so hard,” the owner says as he cries. #MinneapolisRiot This isn’t even protesting anymore. Swear people go too far — kreeche (@FatherKee) May 29, 2020 The...
  • The Road To Hell Is Paved With…Free Utilities?

    05/28/2020 4:56:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | May 28, 2020 | Derek Hunter
    “The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.” That saying holds true more now than ever. But in the rush to “do something,” what the government does – in response to the global pandemic – actually matters. In the last few months, Washington has spent at least $5 trillion trying to mitigate the economic damage done by lockdowns and stay-at-home orders. And that’s not counting the cash the Federal Reserve is setting on fire daily. It’s easy to sneak favors into massive omnibus spending bills, so it’s Christmas in spring right now. The Kennedy Center gets a truckload of...
  • Efforts underway to get food from US farms to the needy

    05/27/2020 4:06:12 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 17 replies
    RFD TV ^ | May 27, 2020 | RFDTV Staff
    <p>OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — As food banks have struggled to meet soaring demand from people suddenly out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been especially troubling to see farmers have to bury produce, dump milk and euthanize hogs.</p>
  • COVID Rolls Downhill In Wyoming: The American People Are Making The Hard Calls When Our Leaders Won’t

    05/27/2020 6:42:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 27, 2020 | Christopher Bedford
    There’s a reason for that: The owner kept everyone who was willing to work on the payroll through the entire two-month shutdown. The second-generation chairman of Tennessee’s Holston Gases, Bill Baxter isn’t short on capital. He bought the bar just three years ago — four years after buying the well-known hotel and Silver Dollar Bar up the road. “They paid for us to get additional training so I got a certification for environmental awareness in response to FEMA online incident management,” Bennett Gocke, the man in charge of safety and security for patrons and staff, tells me. “And then on...
  • At Moving Press Conference, Governor Invites Citizens To Come Forward And Accept Government Into Their Hearts

    05/25/2020 12:23:48 PM PDT · by DFG · 7 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 05/25/2020
    A local state governor brought the house down this week with a rousing press conference that left everyone in tears. As people around the state watched, intently waiting for the governor to give them hope, or at least permission to get a haircut, the governor gave a speech to remind his citizens where their hope truly came from. "Only my benevolent power can save you!" the governor said. "There is still time to accept the government as your own personal lord and savior! With every head bowed and every eye closed, I want you to take this moment and invite...

    05/24/2020 12:28:16 AM PDT · by 7thson · 49 replies
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