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  • Vandals Hack Down 9/11 Memorial Flagpole In New York Village

    07/09/2020 8:23:00 PM PDT · by MNDude · 22 replies
    Vandals have cut down a flagpole at a memorial in a village outside of New York City that honored five local firefighters who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The vandalism in Washingtonville was discovered early Wednesday, according to the Times-Herald Record. Police have launched an investigation.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 10 July 2020

    07/09/2020 5:57:28 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 36 replies
    July 9, 2020 | Bats In The Belfry
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea, conversation and music. Our AWESOME military, our AWESOME allies, and their families are welcomed and honored here. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a cup and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could...
  • Radical Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant Vows to Overthrow the United States and Replace with “a Socialist World”

    07/09/2020 5:23:59 AM PDT · by MNDude · 31 replies
    Communist Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant (Socialist Alternative) gave a victory speech Tuesday night after passage by the city council of the so-called Amazon Tax in which she vowed to overthrow the United States, replacing the government and society with a “socialist world”. Sawant, 46, immigrated from India as an adult with a B.S. in computer science from the University of Mumbai received in 1994. Once in the U.S., Sawant earned a Ph.D in economics from North Carolina State University and became a U.S. since 2010. Sawant has served on the Seattle City Council since 2014.
  • Eagles' DeSean Jackson accused of anti-Semitism after posting quotes attributed to Hitler, praising Farrakhan

    07/07/2020 5:25:04 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07/07/2020 | Ryan Gaydos |
    Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was accused of anti-Semitism on Monday for promoting quotes attributed to Adolph Hitler on his social media. Jackson highlighted three paragraphs from a book that attributed the quotes to Hitler. He posted the picture of the highlighted passages to his Instagram. The passage reads: “Hitler said, ‘because the white Jews knows [sic] that the Negros are the real Children of Israel and to keep Americas secret the Jews will black mail America. ‘The will extort America, their pan to world domination won’t work if the Negroes know who they were. ‘The white citizens of...
  • General Michael Flynn and Family Members Take Twitter by Storm on the 4th of July Reciting Oath to Defend America

    07/05/2020 12:53:56 PM PDT · by MNDude · 14 replies
    General Michael Flynn and members of his family recited the oath to the Constitution and shared this with American patriots on the 4th of July. This man loves America. General Flynn was targeted by Obama’s Deep State because he knew too much. Flynn was going to audit the Intel Community and Obama’s CIA Director Brennan was afraid that billions would be discovered that the Obama gang was running off the books. The Deep State did all they could to arrest, indict and imprison General Flynn in an effort to hide their crimes but justice appears to have finally prevailed. The...
  • San Francisco police will STOP releasing mugshots of people arrested to 'stop perpetuating racial stereotypes

    07/02/2020 7:11:43 PM PDT · by MNDude · 33 replies
    Bill Scott, chief of San Francisco policoe, said new rule takes effect immediately San Francisco is adopting the policy to stop spreading negative stereotypes Los Angeles and New York already have a policy against releasing mug shots
  • Only hate against “majority” groups to be allowed under Reddit’s new identity-based hate speech rules

    07/02/2020 6:11:04 PM PDT · by MNDude · 31 replies
    “Marginalized or vulnerable groups include, but are not limited to, groups based on their actual and perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or disability. These include victims of a major violent event and their families.” It’s the next part that’s alarming: “While the rule on hate protects such groups, it does not protect all groups or all forms of identity. For example, the rule does not protect groups of people who are in the majority or who promote such attacks of hate.” Like other online platforms, Reddit has a set of...
  • Legendary broadcaster Hugh Downs dies at 99

    07/02/2020 11:21:28 AM PDT · by blueyon · 42 replies
    Fox4 ^ | 07/0/20 | Nexstar Media Wire
    Legendary broadcaster Hugh Downs has died at the age of 99, according to a statement from his family. He passed away at his Scottsdale, Arizona, home Wednesday evening. A spokeswoman for the family said that Downs did not have COVID-19, according to azfamily.com. Downs’ broadcast career spanned more than 60 years, including such shows as “20/20,” the “Today Show,” “Concentration” and “Tonight Starring Jack Paar.”
  • Jeffrey Epstein Confidante Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested, Sources Say

    07/02/2020 6:32:33 AM PDT · by MNDude · 14 replies
    Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite and heiress who became a confidante of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein and was later accused of involvement in his alleged sexual crimes, has been arrested by the FBI, two senior law enforcement sources tell News 4 New York. She was arrested in New Hampshire on Epstein-related charges and is expected to appear in a federal court later today, the sources say. Spokespeople for the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan declined to comment. The daughter of media baron Robert Maxwell, Ghislaine was a one-time girlfriend of Epstein's and was at the high-flying investor's...
  • China demands information from four US media companies, cites similar demands from Washington

    07/01/2020 8:04:02 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07 01 2020 | Tal Axelrod
    China has demanded four U.S. media outlets that operate in the country provide information on their staff and businesses, a move that comes in response to similar demands on Chinese state-controlled news outlets that operate in the U.S. Foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian announced Wednesday that The Associated Press, United Press International (UPI), CBS and National Public Radio must file documents detailing their staff, financial operations and real estate ownership, among other matters, within seven days. Zhao said the move is in direct response to the U.S.’s decision in June to designate four Chinese media outlets as “foreign missions” amid...
  • Rep. Louie Gohmert to Newsmax TV: Cuomo Killed 31,000

    06/28/2020 2:47:51 PM PDT · by MNDude · 25 replies
    As anti-Trump media seeks to widely disseminate data on the COVID-19 case increases in red states Florida, Arizona, and Texas, they are selectively ignoring data on hospitalizations and mortality rates compared to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's New York, according to Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, on Newsmax TV. "That's what they do: They lie, they misrepresent, and they've taken their lead – well, I'm not sure if they've taken their lead from the Democrats or the Democrats took their lead from the media, but either way they work together and they misrepresent the facts," Gohmert told "Saturday Report."
  • Top child advocate at United Nations-funded charity pleads guilty to sexually assaulting boy

    06/28/2020 12:54:29 PM PDT · by MNDude · 26 replies
    Peter Newell, 77, has been sentenced to prison Victim was 12 years old at the time Newell was a top official at the Association for the Protection of All Children charity, which was funded in part by the United Nations
  • GOP Rep. Reed: I Think Ordering COVID Patients into Nursing Home ‘Will Be a Vector’ ‘Where Most of the Deaths Came from’

    06/27/2020 8:20:27 PM PDT · by MNDude · 16 replies
    On Saturday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) stated that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) “ordered the death of at least 10,000 of our parents and grandparents by sending them, coronavirus-positive into the nursing home setting,” and that in states where people with coronavirus were sent into nursing homes, “that will be a vector of the virus that I think will be proven to be where most of the deaths came from.” Reed said Cuomo “is a great showboat, when it comes to holding press conferences. but when you look at his...
  • Tom Brady appears to snap back at critics over workouts amid Florida's coronavirus spike

    06/26/2020 10:02:50 PM PDT · by brownwill6767 · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/25/20 | Ryan Gados
    Tom Brady appeared to have a message for those criticizing him for working out with his new Tampa Bay Buccaneers teammates while coronavirus cases spike in Florida and the NFLPA cautioned players against workouts. Brady used a quote from former President Franklin D. Roosevelt to thumb his nose at the noise around his sessions. TOM BRADY WORKS OUT WITH BUCCANEERS TEAMMATES DESPITE NFLPA'S ADVISORY OVER CORONAVIRUS CASES “’Only thing we have to fear, is fear itself’ – FDR,” Brady wrote on an Instagram story.
  • 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, . . .
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 26 June 2020

    06/25/2020 5:59:14 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 66 replies
    June 25, 2020 | Old Mother Hubbard
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. It's casual FRiday here at the Canteen. Pull up a seat and relax. We serve coffee, tea, conversation and music. Our AWESOME military, our AWESOME allies, and their families are welcomed and honored here. (in memory of Easter Bunny)No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a cup or a glass,...
  • Sadiq Khan will review all monuments in London to ensure they reflect city’s diversity

    06/23/2020 2:49:18 PM PDT · by MNDude · 24 replies
    Sadiq Khan has announced a commission to review statues, plaques and street names in London to ensure landmarks in the capital “suitably reflect London’s achievements and diversity”. The announcement comes after a statue of 17th-century slave trader Edward Colston was pulled down by Black Lives Matter protesters in Bristol at the weekend. The bronze monument was then pushed into the Bristol Harbour. The London mayor said the new Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm will focus on “increasing representation among Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (Bame) communities, women, the LGBT+ community and disability groups”. He also said a national...
  • Eric Trump Promotes QAnon Conspiracy On Instagram While Plugging Tulsa Rally

    06/21/2020 12:06:49 AM PDT · by MNDude · 44 replies
    KEY FACTS The post showed an American flag with the message, “Who’s ready for the Trump Rally tonight?” and the letter “Q,” the symbol for the conspiracy theory. At the bottom of the photo was an acronym for the slogan of the conspiracy theory followers: “Where We Go One, We Go All.”
  • Curfew in area around Tulsa's BOK Center effective at 10 p.m. Thursday

    06/18/2020 8:56:18 PM PDT · by MNDude · 28 replies
    Tulsa police announced a curfew for areas around the BOK Center ahead of President Donald Trump’s scheduled campaign rally. In a Facebook post Thursday evening, police announced that an area of downtown will be off limits from 10 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Saturday ahead of the rally. The curfew will again take effect after the rally until 6 a.m. Sunday. The curfew is the result of an executive order from Mayor G.T. Bynum, which cites both local and nationwide unrest in recent weeks as the rationale for the curfew.
  • Report: German Officials Placed Children with Paedophiles For 30 Years

    06/18/2020 5:12:03 PM PDT · by MNDude · 12 replies
    A former Chancellor of West Germany, Berlin senators, bureaucrats, and members of the educational establishment have all been implicated in a network “in which paedophile positions were accepted, supported, and defended”, according to a report into the placement of homeless children with known paedophile foster parents by the German government.