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  • GRAHAM: No Facebook's Zuckerberg or Twitter's Dorsey testimony until AFTER the Election

    10/23/2020 4:34:53 PM PDT · by RandFan · 40 replies
    Twitter ^ | Oct 23 | Chad Pergram
    @ChadPergramGraham on Judiciary Cmte subpoenas for Twitter's Dorsey/Facebook's Zuckerberg: I think we’re close to getting a voluntary agreement for after the election..Which I think would be a great time to do it,. see how the election went. So we’re looking at November
  • Biden Found To Have iPad At Debate On His Podium

    10/23/2020 12:48:59 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 122 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10/23/20 | Dr Scott
    Now we know why Biden kept looking down.He was cheating with an iPad. 
  • 'We have to erase men': Lesbian author who urges women to 'eradicate' men from their lives racks up 5 star reviews on Amazon - but some argue it's 'a form of apartheid'

    10/23/2020 9:55:28 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 95 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 10/23/2020 | Latoya Gayle & Claire Toureille
    A lesbian activist has urged women to eliminate men from their minds and lives in a controversial new book that claims to provide the ultimate solution to female emancipation. Paris city Councillor Alice Coffin, has revealed in her debut book, Lesbian Genius, that she doesn't listen to music, read books, or watch films made by men and her partner Yuri also only consumes things that have been produced by women. Reflecting on feminism and lesbianism in the years since French feminist Simone de Beauvoir penned The Second Sex, she claimed that the only way for women to be truly emancipated...
  • New Mexico Democrat Distances Herself from Joe Biden Over Pledge to End Oil Industry

    10/23/2020 5:34:27 AM PDT · by Tench_Coxe · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/22/2020 | Joel Pollak
    Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM) distanced herself from comments by former Vice President Joe Biden in the presidential debate Thursday night, after he pledged to “transition from the oil industry.” Biden made the comment as he attempted to defend his record on fracking, a technique that allows oil and gas to be extracted by breaking up rock formations deep underground. During the Democratic primary, Biden pledged to end fracking, but has since backtracked.
  • Joe Biden: ‘I Have Not Taken a Penny from any Foreign Source’

    10/22/2020 8:11:53 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 94 replies
    breitbart ^ | 10/22/2020 | Haris Alic
    Former Vice President Joe Biden asserted on Thursday that he had “not taken a penny from any foreign source” in response to recent allegations that his family had benefited from lucrative foreign dealings during the Obama administration.
  • Jill Biden says Americans ‘don’t want to hear about’ Hunter-Joe deals (Video)

    10/22/2020 5:17:52 PM PDT · by blueyon · 51 replies
    New Yok Post ^ | Oct 22, 2020 | By Ebony Bowden
    Jill Biden was allowed to brush off The Post’s bombshell reporting on son Hunter Biden’s business dealings as “smears” and “distractions” in a softball interview on “The View” — even as evidence mounted that her husband, Democratic nominee Joe Biden, was heavily involved. In an interview on the ABC daytime talk show on Wednesday, the former second lady did not deny the allegations that her scandal-scarred stepson tried to leverage his family connections to land lucrative deals with overseas executives. But she also insisted the American people didn’t care about the Biden family’s murky deals with energy companies in Ukraine...
  • Russia gives whistleblower Edward Snowden permanent residency rights

    10/22/2020 2:47:28 PM PDT · by RandFan · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | Oct 22 | Reuters Staff
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has granted U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden permanent residency rights, his lawyer said on Thursday, a step towards Russian citizenship if he wants it. Snowden, 37, fled the United States and was given asylum in Russia after leaking secret files in 2013 that revealed vast domestic and international surveillance operations carried out by the U.S. National Security Agency where he was a contractor. U.S. authorities have for years wanted Snowden returned to the United States to face a criminal trial on espionage charges brought in 2013. “His (Russian) residency permit was expiring and we asked to extend...
  • Hunter Biden’s ex-business partner told ‘don’t mention Joe’ in text message (New NY Post)

    10/22/2020 9:38:14 AM PDT · by Golden Eagle · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 22, 2020 | Ebony Bowden
    WASHINGTON — Hunter Biden’s ex-business partner Tony Bobulinski was warned “don’t mention Joe” in a 2017 text exchange which emerged following Bobulinski’s bombshell statement to The Post that former vice president Joe Biden was involved in his family’s plot to make millions in Communist China. The messages, obtained by Fox News on Thursday, purportedly shows Bobulinski being instructed by James Gilliar, another key player in the alleged scheme, not to make any mention of the former veep’s involvement. “Don’t mention Joe being involved, it’s only when u [sic] are face to face, I know u [sic] know that but they...
  • Huckabee advises Trump to not focus on Hunter Biden during debate

    10/22/2020 2:47:50 AM PDT · by RandFan · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/21/20 11:13 AM EDT | BY JOE CONCHA -
    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) on Wednesday urged President Trump to not focus on Hunter Biden during the second and final presidential debate, saying it would be "a mistake." The former GOP presidential candidate argued during an appearance on "Fox & Friends" that "the average person doesn't understand" the "complicated" nature of the story around the younger Biden and how it pertains to his father, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. “Forget about all the distractions of everything except one thing: Remind the American people that it is their lives that really on the mark right now," Huckabee said on...
  • Welcome Back Football, But Leave Subsidies on the Bench

    10/21/2020 1:05:45 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | October 21, 2020 | Young Voices Contribitors
    Editor's Note: This column was authored by Skip Estes. It’s official: football Sundays are back. Last month the Las Vegas Raiders officially unveiled their new, state-of-the-art home at Allegiant Stadium. With a sleek, black 275-foot videoboard that looks like it belongs in the Death Star and a real grass field grown atop a track that allows it to be rolled outside for sun exposure, the facility cost $1.9 billion — a pretty penny. Yet, the Raiders organization is not breaking a sweat over the astronomical cost of their new stadium. Why? Perhaps $750 million in taxpayer dollars has something to do with...
  • Have a Covid Halloween (restrictions in Salem MA)

    10/21/2020 12:20:29 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 9 replies
    WBUR twitter ^ | 10-21-2020 | WBUR Twitter
    (WBUR)For the next two weekends in October, (Salem MA) mayor Driscoll says all city and private garages and lots will close to traffic at 2 p.m. Friday and at noon on Saturday and Sunday, and for the next weekend. Only downtown residents and those with reserved parking spaces can enter.Cars will be ticketed and towed on residential streets if they don't have a valid residential parking tag, she says. For the weekends, the commuter rail trains won't stop at Salem. The city is also asking downtown businesses to close by 8 p.m. People are still coming up for the weekend,...
  • BREAKING: GOP coronavirus bill blocked as deal remains elusive

    10/21/2020 10:56:28 AM PDT · by RandFan · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/21/20 01:45 PM EDT | BY JORDAIN CARNEY
    Senate Democrats blocked a scaled-down, GOP-only $500 billion coronavirus bill Wednesday, as talks continue on a bipartisan deal between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and the White House. Senators voted 51-44 to end debate on the Republican proposal, falling short of the 60 needed to overcome the procedural hurdle. The GOP bill was widely expected to fall short—and is less than a third of the latest offer made by the White House. But Senate Republican leadership was eager to force Democrats to go on the record on coronavirus relief as the number of cases per day is on the rise...
  • Secret Service Travel Logs Match Details in Alleged Hunter Biden Emails [Joe Biden said he never took the trips that are mentioned in the emails. Secret Service travel logs prove that he did take those trips.]

    10/21/2020 9:45:16 AM PDT · by grundle · 40 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | October 20, 2020 | Ivan Pentchoukov
    Secret Service logs obtained earlier this year by Senate investigators include dates and locations matching those discussed in the emails allegedly belonging to Hunter Biden, the son of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. The alignment of the dates in the emails and the Secret Service protective detail logs is significant because the authenticity of the emails, first published by the New York Post last week, is the subject of heated debate. The FBI, which purportedly obtained Hunter Biden’s laptop in December last year, has not yet officially confirmed that it is in possession of the device and whether the emails...
  • Greenwald slams Schiff over Biden emails on Fox

    10/20/2020 8:18:54 PM PDT · by RandFan · 6 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/20/20 01:24 PM EDT | BY JOE CONCHA
    Intercept founder Glenn Greenwald called Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) "the most pathological liar in all of American politics" accusing the House Intelligence Chairman in an interview on Fox News of fabricating "accusations at the drop of a hat the way other people change underwear." Greenwald, the journalist who in 2013 worked with whistleblower Edward Snowden to published leaked intelligence on the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, accused Schiff of lying about Russia being behind a New York Post story on Hunter Biden's emails. “He just fabricates accusations at the drop of a hat the way that other people change underwear,"...
  • American Rock Star Ted Nugent Warns: ‘In Their Own Words, The Left Is Coming To Take Your Guns’

    10/20/2020 9:53:31 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 33 replies
    In a recent interview with Breitbart News, the American rock star, Ted Nugent sounded off on Joe Biden’s gun control proposals and the power of Michigan hunters as a voting bloc. Biden’s idea to put AR-15s under the National Firearm Act of 1934, which means hunters could be obligated to register their AR-15s with federal authorities, submit their fingerprints and photos, and leave it for an FBI background check, and also they will be required to pay a $200 federal tax on guns they already own. When asked about Biden’s plan, Nugent stated: “Everybody who is paying attention knows that...
  • NJ Attorney General is suing Trump administration over Tweet

    10/20/2020 4:38:06 AM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 20 replies
    faux ^ | 10/20/2020 | Nick Givas
    New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal is suing the Trump administration over claims the president made earlier this year on social media regarding low-income housing and its connection to rises in crime.
  • WATCH: OSIRIS-REx Sample Collection Activities

    10/20/2020 12:44:09 AM PDT · by texas booster · 3 replies
    NASA Bennu Asteroid Mission ^ | Oct 20 2020 | Erin Morton
    Tuesday, October 20 1:20 to 6:30 p.m. – Live stream animation displaying OSIRIS-REx’s sample collection activities in real time. The animation commences with the spacecraft’s slew into position for the Orbit Departure Maneuver and runs through the entire sequence of TAG events, concluding after the spacecraft’s back-away burn. Event will be broadcast on the mission’s website. 5 to 6:30 p.m. – Live broadcast from Lockheed Martin of OSIRIS-REx’s descent to the surface of Bennu and attempt at sample collection. Hosted by Dante Lauretta, OSIRIS-REx principal investigator at the University of Arizona, and Michelle Thaller, science communicator at Goddard, the broadcast...
  • 'Home Improvement' actor Zachery Ty Bryan arrested in Oregon

    10/19/2020 10:20:55 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 21 replies
    Idaho News ^ | Saturday, October 17th 2020 | AP
    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Zachery Ty Bryan, the actor who played the oldest son on the long-running 1990s sit-com “Home Improvement” was arrested in Oregon and faces charges of strangulation and assault. The Eugene Police Department said officers were dispatched to a North Eugene apartment Friday night on a report of a physical dispute. They found Bryan, 39, sitting outside and his girlfriend, 27, at a neighboring apartment. Bryan reportedly assaulted the victim, impeded her breathing, and took her phone away when she tried to call 911, police said. The victim declined medical assistance.
  • SSC Tuatara now world's fastest car at 316.11 mph (stock production car)

    10/19/2020 7:17:11 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 52 replies
    Motor Authority ^ | October 19, 2020 | Joel Feder
    SSC announced a customer-owned Tuatara set a new production-vehicle land-speed record of 316.11 mph. The run took place on Oct. 10 on a seven-mile stretch of State Route 160 in Nevada and required a two-way average with both runs within an hour of each other to account for wind and gradients; a public road; street tires; street fuel; and satellite tracking. The car was stock...with a four-point seating harness and no roll cage...the team overfilled the Cup 2 tires with nitrogen...the active rear wing was locked in top-speed mode so it couldn't retract or angle for braking if anything were...
  • I am forcing a vote tonight to adjourn the Senate until after the November election.

    10/19/2020 4:23:46 PM PDT · by blueyon · 156 replies
    Twitte@SenSchumer ^ | 10/9/20 | Sen Chuck Schumer
    I am forcing a vote tonight to adjourn the Senate until after the November election. The GOP in the middle of a national election is using an illegitimate process to jam through a Supreme Court nominee to rip away health care from millions. Democrats are fighting to stop it.