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  • China Condemns Australia Safe Haven [semi-satire]

    07/13/2020 1:16:45 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 12 July 2020 | John Semmens
    In a bid to rescue Hong Kong residents from being oppressed by the Chinese Commuinist Government's crackdown on dissent in the semi-autonomous region, the government of Australia has offered pathways to permanent residency for people fleeing. China's Ambassador Cheng Jingye denounced this offer, calling it "an infringement on our right to control our people. Unlike Australia, we are a collectivist society. All persons residing within our borders are ours to do with as we please. The attempt to impute western ideas alleging individual rights to free speech, free enterprise, and free movement to the people of Hong Kong have no...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 7/10/2020 Newsdump Friday

    07/10/2020 9:13:07 PM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/10/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Breaking News: President Trump commuting the sentence of Roger Stone...... How about "revenue raisers" or in plain language "higher taxes" to deal with tax revenue shortfalls and recovery from the coronavirus situation? Government officials across the country beginning to broach the subject. Among them New Jersey's Governor Phil Murphy..... A Kentucky judge's order putting a cloud over Democrat Governor Andy Beshear's mask (muzzle) order..... "Over the past several week I have been asked repeatedly about what the Town of Eagar plans to do about Covid-19, masks, visitors, riots etc. It is somewhat alarming how many expect and almost invite a...
  • Video: Vietnam Veteran Has A Powerful Message For Black Lives Matter And ANTIFA – Exposes AOC, Omar, Tlaib, Pelosi and Schumer

    07/10/2020 5:24:20 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 12 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 07.10.2020 | Ray Pearson
    Derek Utley shared a video of a Vietnam Veteran with a powerful message for BLM and Antifa. The video already has nearly 178k views. Don’t be fooled into believing all black Americans agree with the radical, Marxist Black Lives Matter and violent Antifa movement that’s spreading through large cities in America like cancer. Transcript of the video: Antifa, Black Lives Matter…let it be known, millions of us Americans know…Antifa, you’re fascists. Black Lives Matter, you’re Marxists. You don’t give a damn about the black people. All you two anarchistic organizations care about is achieving the destruction of America. Well, it...
  • Rep. Brooks: Redstone Arsenal U.S. Army officials ‘illegally distributed propaganda’ claiming ‘Make America Great Again’ constitutes ‘white supremacy’

    07/08/2020 8:14:11 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 28 replies
    Yellowhammer ^ | July 8, 2020 | Jeff Poor
    According to a press release issued by U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks’ (R-Huntsville) office on Wednesday, U.S. Army officials at North Alabama’s Redstone Arsenal may have used federal government resources to distribute to base civilian and uniformed personnel “racist and partisan political propaganda.” A statement from Brooks called the effort to be in direct violation of the Hatch Act and any number of military regulations.
  • OT: Favorite Firearms

    07/08/2020 7:07:54 PM PDT · by deek69 · 83 replies
    What is your favorite Pistol & Revolver and why?
  • Breaking — Andrew Vindman retires from military…

    07/08/2020 8:52:05 AM PDT · by rxsid · 127 replies
    Breaking — Andrew Vindman retires from military…“Vindman was told by senior Army officials that he would no longer be deployable in his area of expertise, which includes Ukraine…He was also told by senior officers he would need a “rehabilitative assignment” even if he had opted to attend the National War College.” Breaking: Lt Col Alexander Vindman to retire from military. His lawyer blames White House 'campaign of bullying, intimidation and retaliation' - CNN exclusive. https://t.co/z2qKMTVYuR— Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) July 8, 2020
  • Freepers: Need Signatures in Police Officer Wrongful Termination Petition (Protect those in BLUE!)

    07/08/2020 8:30:05 AM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 7 replies
    StandUnited.org ^ | "Stand Up For Skippy"
    Robert "Skippy" Carroll was terminated from his employment. He was fired for a Facebook post- Union Protected speech when he was acting in his role as FOP Vice President- letting his members know about a local business hating on 2 young police officers who were killed. This was days after the 2020 riots began in early June when progressive activism was frenzied and buildings were burning. Activists caught wind of Vice President Carroll defending murdered police officers and dubbed him racist, threatening and any other buzz word they use for views that differ from theirs. The weak Media Borough Council...
  • BLACK KKK Instigates a RACE WAR! (VIDEO)

    07/06/2020 7:09:58 PM PDT · by rebuildus · 38 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7/6/20 | Patrick Rooney
    A group of black racist thugs calling itself NFAC (Not F--ing Around Coalition) gathered in Stone Mountain Park, Georgia (outside Atlanta), dressed in all-black paramilitary gear, on July 4th, Independence Day, to protest a Confederate monument, tweak the KKK, intimidate white Americans, and attempt to start a race war. Really. You won't believe what you see!
  • Senator Holds Promotions Hostage [semi-satire]

    07/05/2020 11:06:24 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 July 2020 | John Semmens
    Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill) says she will block Senate confirmation of 1,123 senior U.S. Armed Forces promotions unless Defense Secretary Mark Esper agrees to promote Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman. Vindman served on the White House National Security Council and gained fame for testifying in the House impeachment hearings that, in his opinion, Trump was too aggressively pushing Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate corruption at the Burisma corporation. Burisma also paid Hunter Biden—son of then Vice-President Joe Biden--$80,000 per month for a "no show" job on the company's Board of Directors. Trump fired Vindman from his White House job...
  • Nexrush Unplugged: Weekend Version DC 19 An "Independence Day"

    07/04/2020 7:47:23 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/4/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Hello, it is the Fourth of July 2020. "Independence Day" or "Another Day In The Dictatorship Of Covid-19" There was a bicentennial in 1976 and Bob Hope entertained us for that occasion along with lots of stars..... No Meaningful Republican Party Opposition To DC 19, Instead Distraction With Cultural Warfare.... Burning The Muzzles (Masks) In Boise No tea to throw in the harbor this time around like 200 years ago but how about a mask burning to protest the chains we are in. The protest yesterday Friday over the mask order of the mayor in Boise Idaho...... Newsdump Update: Two...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report 7/3/2020 Newsdump Friday

    07/03/2020 9:53:56 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/3/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    "Freedom Over Fear" One of the messages today as hundreds gathered in protest outside Boise Idaho's City Hall. A mandatory mask order starts at 1201 am local time on July 4th Independence Day..... Facing pressure from major corporate sponsors, the Washington Redskins football team announcing a "review" of the team's name..... An eight-year old boy is dead and three others wounded in a shooting incident at a shopping mall in Hoover, Alabama...... A prosecutor in France announced Friday night that the now former Prime Minister Edouard Philippe along with former health minister Agnes Buzyn and her replacement earlier this year...
  • Retired from the Navy Chaplain Corps this week

    07/03/2020 10:41:26 AM PDT · by bethelgrad · 30 replies
    July 3, 2020 | Me
    My first ever and only thread I posted on FR was just prior to leaving for Navy Chaplain school back in 2004. Today is a 2nd (likely last) bookend post with a thank you for your prayers and support for our service members. I started out as a Marine infantryman back in 1992. Got out in 1996 with a calling to ministry. After college and seminary I was commissioned as a Navy chaplain in 2004 and retired on July 1 with twenty total active duty years. I feel very fortunate and privileged to serve my country in this capacity and...
  • REVEALED: Russia Has been Paying Taliban to Kill US Soldiers Since 2014 – During Obama Years!

    07/02/2020 8:27:21 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/02/2020 | Jim Hoft
    Democrats, their liberal media, Never-Trump RINOs and Liz Cheney are very upset to hear Russia has been paying the Taliban to kill US soldiers in Afghanistan. They’re not doing a very good job. ** There were 22 US deaths in Afghanistan total in 2019. ** There have been 9 US deaths in Afghanistan so far this year. ** Compare that to the 496 deaths in 2010 and 412 deaths in 2011 under Obama!Facts matter.The Taliban also laughs at these latest reports. In a new report at The Daily Beast the Taliban admits Russia has been paying them for US...
  • Facing China? Don't Forget Indonesia.

    07/01/2020 7:39:29 AM PDT · by Ozguy1945 · 9 replies
    https://tujuhbelasan.com/ ^ | July 2nd 2020 | Ozguy1945
    The Republic Of Indonesia is a profoundly religious country frequently underestimated and maligned in the West. It is a multiparty democracy with a strong commitment to freedom. This commitment is best symbolised by the way the country stops every 17th August to remember its birth in 1945 when Japanese power collapsed at the end of World War Two. My dad was there then in the field ambulance of the Australian 2nd 14th Battalion implementing Douglas MacArthur’s operation Oboe. Dad saw his friends die under Japanese fire on the beach of Balikpapan. He never forgot it and dedicated the rest of...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Monday 6/29/2020

    06/29/2020 8:07:43 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/29/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Arizona Republican Governor Doug Ducey signing executive orders with one to shut down bars, movie theaters, water parks and tube rentals for one month starting at 8 pm local tonight (11 pm Eastern US time). Ducey also prohibiting "social gatherings" of 50 or more people..... Florida authorities moving to close some beaches for the July 4th weekend out of fear of the coronavirus. Republican Governor Ron DeSantis speaking of "widespread noncompliance" with coronavirus restrictions among reopened businesses in the state..... Republican Chief Justice John Roberts again joining the Supreme Court liberals in a 5-4 ruling. This time the decision involves...
  • Iran Issues Arrest Warrant For President Trump Over Soleimani Killing Asks Interpol To Detain Him

    06/29/2020 5:15:55 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 13 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 06.29.2020 | Alex D.
    Iran has identified 36 people involved in the US assassination of General Qassem Soleimani and will seek their arrest through Interpol channels, media reports said. The list of suspects is topped by President Donald Trump. The names of the suspects in the high-profile murder of Iran’s elite Quds Force commander have been relayed to Interpol by Tehran’s chief prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr, Iranian media said on Monday. The official called the killing a “murder” and a “terrorist act.” President Donald Trump is at the top of the list, and his prosecution will be pursued even after his term is over. Alqasimehr...
  • Army's First Woman Green Beret Set to Graduate

    06/27/2020 5:25:56 PM PDT · by kevcol · 75 replies
    Newsmax ^ | June 27, 2020 | Cathy Burke
    Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., made the announcement in a statement, calling the woman's graduation from the Special Forces Qualification Course "an important and hard-earned milestone." "This achievement is a testament to this soldier's individual strength, courage and commitment, and also an important institutional milestone for U.S. Special Operations Command as it embraces the cultural change that will continue to make it the most successful and elite Special Operations Force in the world," Stefanik said. . . . In mid-June, the National Guard soldier finished the final requirement by making it through a culminating field exercise that drops candidates into a...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 6/26/2020 Newsdump Friday

    06/26/2020 9:30:38 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/26/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott signing an executive order today shutting down bars in Texas and limiting restaurant capacity...... A federal judge ruling to block restrictions on religious gatherings in New York...... The White House coronavirus task force held it first briefing in weeks today..... Facebook moving to label "potentially harmful posts" following a massive boycott campaign by big business giants..... A gunfight in Mexico City this morning during an assassination attempt on the city's security chief..... "I will never forget how we Pakistanis were embarrassed when the Americans came into Abbottabad and killed Osama Bin Laden, martyred him" Those...
  • Check Out The Best 5 Handguns Currently On Planet Earth

    06/23/2020 9:49:47 AM PDT · by PROCON · 149 replies
    nationalinterest.org ^ | June 23, 2020 | Kyle Mizokami
    All are excellent weapons for defense, and in some cases offense; they are equally at home in a homeowner’s gun safe or carried as an officer’s sidearm.Here's What You Need To Remember: Locked away behind the Iron Curtain and unable to secure contracts with the Czechoslovakian government, the CZ 75 failed to gain adherents until the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Today the pistol is available in an updated form, the CZ 75BD, featuring a firing pin safety, decocking lever and underbarrel accessory rail, and available in a variety of midsized handgun calibers.The bustling global arms trade has...
  • Snipers on their Job

    06/23/2020 6:45:29 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 11 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/23/20 | D Breteau
    Three Former Marine Corps Scout Snipers Talk About Their Profession - A while back American Sniper movie was a big hit on the silver screen, we checked in with three former Marine Corps snipers for their thoughts on the profession, how it changed them, America's deadliest marksman Chris Kyle, and advice for aspiring snipers. Caylen Wojcik Former 1st Marine Division Scout Sniper School instructor; deployed as a chief sniper during Operation Iraqi Freedom II; over 100 combat missions; severely wounded by enemy rocket fire during Operation Phantom Fury; founded Central Cascade Precision; now with Magpul Dynamics. Jason Mann Twenty years...