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  • Back clean energy post-virus, UN chief urges leaders

    07/09/2020 5:25:23 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 6 replies
    France24 ^ | July 9, 2020
    Paris (AFP) -- United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Thursday urged world leaders to favour clean energy solutions as they pour money into their economies to save them from a coronavirus-induced meltdown. Governments should exit coal, stop subsidising other fossil fuels, and pressure polluting industries to clean up their act in exchange for bailing them out, the UN Secretary-General told an International Energy Agency conference by video link. "Today I would like to urge all leaders to choose the clean energy route for three vital reasons -- health, science and economics," Guterres said. "Bailout support to sectors such as industry,...
  • E-mail to Teachers

    07/07/2020 8:26:10 AM PDT · by Help! · 23 replies
    Teacher Friend ^ | 7/7/2020 | Multicultural Committee
    Dear Faculty, in the interest of learning for life, and to promote a deeper understanding of our own socialization in America, the Multicultural Committee would like to promote an opportunity to grow. All we ask is that you watch a documentary on Netflix called 13th and engage in honest self-reflection. We would also like to offer a chance to talk through the ideas in the film and your work as a person confronting your own socialization and implicit bias. 13th is a powerful film that discusses the criminal system in America and how the prison system has been used to...
  • NY Times Spews Marxist Screed on ‘How to Save Democracy from Capitalism’

    07/06/2020 3:13:15 PM PDT · by JV3MRC · 25 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 7/6/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    The New York Times hates American capitalism, and nothing makes that clearer than its Sunday print newspaper.
  • 1,100 Russian tanks, 330 warplanes along border with Ukraine

    07/05/2020 5:46:24 PM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 99 replies
    Ukrinform ^ | 03.07.2020 14:58 | Vasyl Korotkyi
    Our state informed OSCE about military potential being accumulated by Russia against Ukraine Ukrainian and American experts, as well as the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, warned that under the pretext of holding strategic exercises Kavkaz 2020, Russia may resort to a large-scale offensive against Ukraine. The other day, the Russian president signed a decree on conscription from the reserve "for military training" - without specific dates for this training. This only increased the likelihood of an offensive – behind the decree may be the attempt of the Russian leadership to conduct a covert mass mobilization for...
  • Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Marxists

    07/05/2020 5:53:28 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 21 replies
    MOTUS ^ | 7-5-20 | MOTUS
    Does anybody else remember the 2011 Harvard “study” that led to headlines like these all around the country? Fourth of July Celebrators More Likely to Become Republicans (ABC News) Attending a Fourth of July fireworks display or flag waving parade as a child slightly increases the likelihood that that kid will grow up to vote Republican, according to a study a team of Harvard University researchers. Even a single July 4 celebration boosts the chance of turning a kid into a Republican, the study claims. "One Fourth of July without rain before age 18 increases the likelihood of identifying as...
  • Trump repeats vow to defeat 'radical left' in July Fourth speech

    07/05/2020 3:27:52 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 5, 2020 | by Jeff Mason, Katanga Johnson, Julia Harte
    WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday vowed to defeat the “radical left,” in an Independence Day speech at the White House that condemned recent protests against monuments to historical figures as attempts to destroy the United States. Trump claimed without evidence that 99% of coronavirus cases in the United States were “totally harmless.” In fact, many states marked a record number of new COVID-19 cases. In Texas alone, 7,890 patients were hospitalized after 238 new admissions over the past 24 hours. “There have always been those who seek to lie about the past in order to gain power...
  • For nation’s birthday, Trump stokes the divisions within US

    07/05/2020 3:16:44 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 29 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | July 5, 2020 | By LYNN BERRY and AAMER MADHANI
    WASHINGTON - On a day meant for unity and celebration, President Donald Trump vowed to “safeguard our values” from enemies within - leftists, looters, agitators, he said - in a Fourth of July speech packed with all the grievances and combativeness of his political rallies. “We are now in the process of defeating the radical left, the anarchists, the agitators, the looters, and the people who, in many instances, have absolutely no clue what they are doing,” he said. “We will never allow an angry mob to tear down our statues, erase our history, indoctrinate our children. Even as officials...
  • Happy Birthday America!

    07/04/2020 5:22:19 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    MOTUS ^ | 7-4-20 | MOTUS
    There have always been enemies of liberty, freedom, independence, self-reliance - essentially everything America was founded on and most of us still believe in. But it’s hard to accept that those who have benefited the most from our country’s freedom and way of life are those who would now destroy it. They hate our history, our constitution, our flag, even our national anthem. I once thought that Ronald Reagan’s warning was directed at foreign tyrants: “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. The only way they...
  • Programming Alert: Special Report Exposes How the CCP Is Manipulating America

    06/20/2020 11:09:52 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 9 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | June 19, 2020 | EPOCH TIMES STAFF
    There is an invisible war raging in the world. Not a war fought with bullets and guns, but a war of manipulation.It’s a war fought by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) against the free world using the full force of its propaganda and influence apparatus.Not only does the CCP actively spread its propaganda to the West, it has even succeeded in dictating what can and cannot be said in free societies.However, this growing influence has gone largely unnoticed. And by now, it has penetrated all levels of American society.In this new age of information warfare, where a hostile foreign power...
  • Kellyanne Conway’s daughter Claudia shares liberal views on TikTok

    06/30/2020 10:10:30 AM PDT · by Meatspace · 85 replies
    New York Post ^ | 6/30/20
    The Conway dinner table just got even more heated. Kellyanne Conway’s daughter is now sharing her liberal political opinions on TikTok. Claudia, the daughter of the counselor to President Trump and anti-Trump Republican George Conway III, is making her progressive beliefs known on the video-sharing app.
  • Joey: The Story of Joe Biden Hardcover (June 30, 2020)

    06/30/2020 6:04:10 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 24 replies
    Amazon ^ | 06 30 2020 | Dr Jill Biden
    Joey is the first ever picture book about the young life of Joe Biden, the 47th Vice President of the United States, and includes never before told family stories about the presidential candidate and former vice president’s childhood—written by Jill Biden, his spouse. Joe Biden grew up in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the oldest of four children. His parents always encouraged him and his siblings to be independent and strong. The family moved to Wilmington, Delaware, where at twenty-nine, Biden was elected one the youngest United States Senators ever elected. This is his story.
  • Trump in ‘fragile’ mood and may drop out of 2020 race if poll numbers don’t improve, GOP insiders tell Fox News(do we really need a barf warning here?)

    06/29/2020 7:28:30 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 76 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/28/20
    Donald Trump may drop out of the 2020 presidential race if he believes he has no chance of winning, a Republican Party operative reportedly told Fox News. The claim comes in a report in the president’s favourite news outlet that cites a number of GOP insiders who are concerned about Mr Trump’s re-election prospects amid abysmal polling numbers. Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, currently holds an average lead of nine points over the incumbent, according to a tracker of 2020 polls by RealClearPolitics. Crucially, Mr Trump has lost support from older white voters — typically a bedrock of support for the...
  • Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu Is a Peacemaker—and Don't Think the Left Will Mention It

    06/29/2020 8:52:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 06/29/2019 | P. David Hornik
    In this Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 file photo, released by Oman News Agency, Oman's Sultan Qaboos, left, receives Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Muscat, Oman. (Oman News Agency via AP, File) The “last decade,” notes James Sinkinson in a perceptive article, has seen a “sea change” in Israel’s ties with “key Arab states.” And that last decade is also the one in which Benjamin Netanyahu (again, after a stint in the 1990s) has been Israel’s prime minister — specifically since March 2009.True, conditions for enhanced Arab-Israeli ties have been propitious — particularly the behavior of regional bully Iran, a...
  • The Roots of the Big-Edu Conspiracy to Cancel America: Dots. Connected.

    06/27/2020 6:23:45 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 11 replies
    MOTUS ^ | 6-27-20 | MOTUS
    “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.” - Steve Jobs Steve Jobs, true life hero of millennials, made this comment as part of his 2005 Stanford Commencement address. He advised the newly minted grads to pay attention to their intuition, pursue their passion, and use both to discover what they were good at. Unfortunately by 2005 college grads were ill-equipped to understand his fairly simple message. They got the part about following their heart – they’d been told that from the time they were in pre-school. What they didn’t get was the...
  • Russia secretly offered bounties on US troops to Taliban, report says

    06/26/2020 6:53:19 PM PDT · by MAGA_patriot · 40 replies
    NY Post ^ | 6/26/2020 | Bob Frederick
    A Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to militants in Afghanistan for killing coalition forces — including targeting American troops, according to a report Friday. The revelations, from American intelligence officials — reported by The New York Times — came as the US, Taliban militants and the Afghan government are struggling to cut a peace deal to end the 18-year conflict. The US determined months ago that the Russian unit, which has also been linked to assassination attempts and covert operations in Europe that are intended to destabilize the West, had secretly offered rewards for successful attacks last year,...
  • Trump Admin Declares Chinese Media Outlets ‘Foreign Missions’, Propagandists Could Have to Leave U.S.

    06/22/2020 5:04:12 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 5 replies
    The National Pulse ^ | 06 22 2020 | Staff
    The U.S. operations of China Central Television, China News Service, the People’s Daily and the Global Times join the five other Chinese state media operation labeled as such earlier this year. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Twitter: "In order to ensure greater transparency of CCP-run operations in the United States, I directed the designation of four additional PRC propaganda outlets as foreign missions." 3:02 PM - Jun 22, 2020 “The decision to designate these entities is not based on any content produced by these entities, nor does it place any restrictions on what the designated entities may publish...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Ex-CNN ‘Reporters’ Now Work for The Chinese Communist Party’s Propaganda Outfit: CGTN

    06/22/2020 4:53:27 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 3 replies
    The National Pulse ^ | 06 22 2020 | Raheem Kassam and Natalie Winters
    China Global Television Network, a registered foreign agent in the U.S. and integral outlet in the Chinese state-owned media landscape, employs several former CNN correspondents and anchors. China Global Television Network (CGTN) has been identified as a “long-standing weapon in Beijing’s arsenal of repression” whose raison d’ętre is “to attack designated enemies of the Communist Party,” chiefly the U.S. Headquartered in Beijing, funded by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), and controlled by the regime’s Publicity Department, the outlet is inundated with anti-U.S. and anti-Trump content. As a result, CGTN was forced to register with the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA)...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Ex-CNN ‘Reporters’ Now Work For The Chinese Communist Party’s Propaganda Outfit: CGTN

    06/22/2020 3:43:02 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 12 replies
    The National ^ | 6/22/2020 | RAHEEM KASSAM AND NATALIE WINTERS
    China Global Television Network (CGTN) has been identified as a “long-standing weapon in Beijing’s arsenal of repression” whose raison d’ętre is “to attack designated enemies of the Communist Party,” chiefly the U.S. Headquartered in Beijing, funded by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), and controlled by the regime’s Publicity Department, the outlet is inundated with anti-U.S. and anti-Trump content. As a result, CGTN was forced to register with the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) in 2019. CGTN’s international disinformation campaign – which has resulted in airing forced confessions and deeply biased coverage of Hong Kong protests – aligns with President Xi...
  • AP changes writing style to capitalize “b” in Black

    06/20/2020 3:56:23 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 25 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | June 20, 2020
    The Associated Press changed its writing style guide Friday to capitalize the “b” in the term Black when referring to people in a racial, ethnic or cultural context, weighing in on a hotly debated issue. The change conveys “an essential and shared sense of history, identity and community among people who identify as Black, including those in the African diaspora and within Africa,” John Daniszewski, AP’s vice president of standards, said in a blog post Friday. “The lowercase black is a color, not a person.” The news organization will also now capitalize Indigenous in reference to original inhabitants of a...
  • Greta Thunberg: Climate change 'as urgent' as coronavirus

    06/20/2020 3:34:16 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 46 replies
    BBC "News" ^ | June 20, 2020 | By Justin Rowlatt
    Greta Thunberg says the world needs to learn the lessons of coronavirus and treat climate change with similar urgency. That means the world acting "with necessary force", the Swedish climate activist says in an exclusive interview with BBC News. She doesn't think any "green recovery plan" will solve the crisis alone. And she says the world is now passing a "social tipping point" on climate and issues such as Black Lives Matter. "People are starting to realise that we cannot keep looking away from these things", says Ms Thunberg, "we cannot keep sweeping these injustices under the carpet". She says...