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  • Riot in Providence, RI (vanity)

    Cars blocking roads, fireworks thrown at cops, riot police respond with charge. At least 6 arrest so far. Seconds ago ongoing. Not too major yet, but they aren't dispersing either. Line of riot police across road now.
  • President Kamala Harris? Trump campaign argues it could happen quickly if Biden wins

    10/20/2020 7:58:32 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 52 replies
    The Sacramento Bee via Yahoo! News ^ | October 20, 2020 | by David Lightman, Sacramento Bee
    The Trump campaign wants to convince you that electing Joe Biden would quickly put Kamala Harris in charge of the country. No evidence exists of such a plan. But day after day, his backers portray Harris, the first woman of color to run on a major party’s presidential ticket, as a dangerous radical ready to benefit from a Nancy Pelosi plot to sideline Biden. “Pelosi’s plan: Remove Biden if Elected and Install Kamala,” says a Thursday video from the Trump campaign. “Pelosi’s plan: Help Kamala Remove Biden from office.” “He can’t even function to complete a sentence...This is basically Kamala...
  • NY, NJ could see taxes increase over 58 percent under Joe Biden: analysis

    10/20/2020 7:24:21 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 16 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 20, 2020 | By Mark Moore
    High earners in New York and New Jersey could see federal and state tax rates of more than 58 percent under former Vice President Joe Biden’s tax proposals, according to an analysis of the plan. While Biden would slice taxes for Americans earning under $400,000, those making more than that would face double-digit increases, the Washington, DC-based Tax Foundation found. The Empire State could see a 58.2 percent increase, while New Jersey’s would rise to slightly more than 60 percent and California would hit 62 percent, according to an analysis by Jared Walczak of the Tax Foundation. In the Big...
  • Colorado's record-breaking wildfires show "climate change is here and now"

    10/20/2020 6:35:01 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 49 replies
    CBS "News" ^ | October 20, 2020 | By Jeff Berardelli
    The Cameron Peak fire, a few miles west of Fort Collins, Colorado, has engulfed over 200,000 acres and it's still growing. It has now become the biggest wildlife in Colorado history. This year Mother Nature has supplied us with smoking-gun evidence to prove what climate scientists have been warning about for decades. The scorched-earth impacts of climate change have arrived. In a letter the editor published in the journal Global Change Biology, two of the world's foremost experts on wildfires conclude that the "[r]ecord-setting climate enabled the extraordinary 2020 fire season in the western United States." "Our 2020 wildfire season...
  • Analysis: After America First, some investors bet on a Biden boost abroad

    10/20/2020 3:42:13 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 20, 2020 | By Karin Strohecker, Sujata Rao, Elizabeth Howcroft
    After four years of America First, some money managers outside the United States looking for big post-election investment winners are quietly confident it is the turn of the rest of the world to shine. With several opinion polls pointing to a Joe Biden presidency, these investors are leaning towards assets such as emerging markets or European bank stocks, as potential beneficiaries of a Democrat win while turning cautious on markets such as Russia which might be hurt by the change. A stimulus-fuelled U.S. growth pickup, accompanied by corporate tax hikes -- both expected under Biden -- could push capital out...
  • A Book Everyone Must Read Now!

    10/19/2020 9:34:43 AM PDT · by Evan Sayet · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | October 18, 2020 | Duggan Flanikan
    Townhall, American Greatness, Daily Wire, Breitbart, Sebastian Gorka, Dinesh D'Souza and virtually everyone else who has read "The Woke Supremacy: An Anti-Socialist Manifesto" agree with Nick Adams, author of "Trump and Churchill" that it is "One of the most important books of our time." Written to be the "Common Sense" of THIS "revolutionary war," The Woke Supremacy explains who the Woke are, where they came from, what they want, what they're willing to do to get it and, most frighteningly, what will likely befall mankind if they were to somehow win.
  • Churches burned and looted after a march in Chile this # 18 Oct generated outrage in networks: "The left will not rest"

    10/19/2020 7:18:06 AM PDT · by xomething · 13 replies
    maduradas ^ | 10/19/2020 | Redacción Maduradas con información de DW
    This Sunday, October 18, there were several “peaceful” protests and mobilizations in Santiago de Chile as a result of the commemoration of the first anniversary of the beginning of the social unrest in Chile. A group of hooded men violently attacked two churches in the vicinity of Plaza Italia: one of them was San Francisco de Borja, where police officers celebrate their institutional ceremonies, and the other was the church of La Asunción. one of the oldest in Santiago. The first of the sanctuaries, in addition to being attacked, was looted and some of the religious images were burned in...
  • Carlos Valero: New wave of migrants could reach 5.5 million by the end of 2020 (Venezuela)

    10/18/2020 9:30:35 AM PDT · by xomething · 2 replies
    descifrado ^ | 10/17/2020 | Elaine Alvarado
    The parliamentarian also denounced the theft and mistreatment that migrants are suffering by the police and military A new wave of Venezuelan migrants to Colombia and other countries in the region could reach 5.5 million before the end of the year, according to Carlos Valero, a deputy and member of the Foreign Policy Commission of the AN. He stressed that today and despite the pandemic, many Venezuelans move on foot or hitchhiking from different regions of the country towards the border, fleeing the economic and social crisis that exists in Venezuela. "We remind these Venezuelans that the economic, health and...
  • Why the US election could decide battle against climate change

    10/18/2020 6:19:45 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 35 replies
    BBC News ^ | October 18, 2020 | By Matt McGrath, Environment correspondent
    Scientists studying climate change say that the re-election of Donald Trump could make it "impossible" to keep global temperatures in check. They're worried another four years of Trump would "lock in" the use of fossil fuels for decades to come - securing and enhancing the infrastructure for oil and gas production rather than phasing them out as environmentalists want. Joe Biden's climate plan, the scientists argue, would give the world a fighting chance. In addition to withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement - the international pact designed to avoid dangerous warming of the Earth - President Trump's team has worked...
  • Statue of Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be unveiled in Brooklyn on her birthday

    10/15/2020 1:13:21 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 91 replies
    CBS "News" ^ | October 15, 2020 | By Caitlin O'Kane
    A bronze statue of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be unveiled in her hometown next year. The statue, which was created with Ginsburg's participation and approval, will be located at City Point Brooklyn, the commercial and residential complex announced this week. The statue will be unveiled on March 15, 2021, which is Ginsburg's birthday and also falls during Women's History Month. Ginsburg, who died last month due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer, would have turned 88 on her next birthday. The statue was created by artists Gillie and Marc as a part of their "Statues for...
  • Now is the time for a 'Great Reset' (Globalism Will Save the World)

    10/14/2020 7:51:45 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 37 replies
    WeForum.org ^ | 03 Jun 2020 | Klaus Schwab
    (Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum) We can emerge from this crisis a better world, if we act quickly and jointly. The changes we have already seen in response to COVID-19 prove that a reset of our economic and social foundations is possible. This is our best chance to instigate stakeholder capitalism - and here's how it can be achieved. COVID-19 lockdowns may be gradually easing, but anxiety about the world’s social and economic prospects is only intensifying. There is good reason to worry: a sharp economic downturn has already begun, and we could be facing the...
  • Sen. Warren slams Disney for layoffs, executives' salaries

    10/14/2020 6:24:00 AM PDT · by buckalfa · 40 replies
    Fox Business News ^ | October 14, 2020 | Reuters
    (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren slammed Walt Disney Co's move to lay off 28,000 workers while making shareholder payouts in the years leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic, demanding more information from company executives on the measures. Warren, a progressive former U.S. presidential candidate, blasted the entertainment company for the layoffs that came as Disney reportedly restored pay for some executives who had taken cuts due to the pandemic, according to a letter the Massachusetts senator sent to Disney on Tuesday and seen by Reuters. Warren described Disney's decision to pay dividends and buy back stock before the pandemic...
  • UN: Climate change means more weather disasters every year

    10/14/2020 3:21:41 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | October 13, 2020 | By JAMEY KEATEN
    In the wake of heat waves, global warming, forest fires, storms, droughts and a rising number of hurricanes, the U.N. weather agency warned Tuesday that the number of people who need international humanitarian help could rise 50% by 2030 compared to the 108 million who needed it worldwide in 2018. In a new report released with partners, the World Meteorological Agency says more disasters attributed to weather are taking place each year. It said over 11,000 disasters have been attributed to weather, climate and phenomena like tsunamis that are related to water over the last 50 years - causing 2...
  • Former Australian Senator Claims “Great Reset” is Real Agenda Behind COVID Panic

    10/13/2020 9:15:17 AM PDT · by george76 · 49 replies
    Sky News .. Summit News ^ | 13 October, 2020 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Davos billionaires want socialist ‘Green New Deal’ via the back door.. Former Australian Senator Cory Bernardi presented a piece for Sky News Australia in which he claimed that the agenda behind the COVID panic was for elite Davos billionaires to bring about a “great reset” that would see permanent social and economic changes. Noting that there is “something unusual about the continuing pandemic panic,” Bernardi cited medical experts who “now acknowledge that lockdowns don’t work” and asked viewers to “consider if there is another agenda at work.” Indeed, in a recent interview with the Spectator, the World Health Organization’s special...
  • ‘The Great Reset’: World leaders to harness COVID and pursue 'sinister' climate agenda (video)

    10/12/2020 7:14:58 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 7 replies
    Sky News host Rowan Dean says the next World Economic Forum in Davos has morphed from a “jet-setter climate gabfest” into a sinister “anti-democratic enterprise designed to destroy your job, steal your prosperity and rob your kids of a future”. “It's a hardcore leftist eco-horror show replete with quasi fascism,” he said. Mr Dean highlighted what he described as a “disturbing trend among many of the world's left-wing elites to increasingly conflate COVID-19 with climate change. “Many are going so far as to suggest that all the measures applied to the coronavirus, the lockdowns, the destruction of businesses, the suppression...
  • Dr. Fauci's Places to Never Go

    10/12/2020 1:00:42 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 50 replies
    Yahoo ^ | October 12, 2020, 9:06 AM EDT | Alek Korab
    With COVID-related deaths topping 215,000 in America, the risk-reward calculus must be made before you go anywhere: Is it worth it, if you might catch coronavirus? Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, says not all places are equal and some have way more risk. Read on, and to ensure your health and the health of others 1 Indoors at Restaurants 2 Indoors at Bars 3 Indoors at Gyms 4 Indoors Anywhere Where People Congregate (Churches) "If you look at the super spreader events that have occurred, I think it's incorrect to call...
  • Biden Promises to End IRAs [semi-satire]

    10/11/2020 11:42:29 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 11 Oct 2020 | John Semmens
    Decrying "the inequality of the current IRA and 401k retirement plans," Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden promises "big changes. Right now, the only people who benefit from the IRA and 401k programs are those who earn an income. This is unfair to those who are out of work and have no aptitude for supporting themselves. This inequity will change once I'm elected." "Under my plan these formerly individual retirement accounts will all be merged into Social Security," Biden said. "There's no good reason why a person who has worked, saved, and invested for retirement should have a better retirement than...
  • Benny Hill on Socialism

    10/10/2020 6:47:04 PM PDT · by Shark24 · 17 replies
    British TV ^ | Feb 8, 1989 | Benny Hill
    Socialism summed up within 20 seconds by Ronald Crook for Bentral Television.
  • Trump Jr., UFC star launch anti-socialism bus tour through South Florida

    10/09/2020 3:00:25 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 4 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10.09.2020 | JONATHAN EASLEY
    Donald Trump Jr. and UFC star Jorge Masvidal will take a campaign bus across South Florida as part of a “Fighters Against Socialism” tour aimed at turning out Hispanics in Florida for President Trump. The tour, which kicks off Sunday at the Tampa Convention Center, will also make stops in Orlando and Coconut Creek, and ends in Miami, where they’ll be joined by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.). Masvidal is from Miami and is popular among Cubans in Florida. Cubans have been the predominate force in GOP politics in Florida for decades. Polls show Biden leading big nationally among Hispanics nationwide....
  • 1,563-Word NYT Venezuela Oil Crash Essay Didn’t Mention Socialism Once

    10/08/2020 2:30:50 PM PDT · by JV3MRC · 22 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 10/8/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    Leave it to The New York Times (The Times) to publish a 1,000-plus-word story on the failed state of Venezuela’s collapsing oil sector without saying anything about socialism. In the story headlined “Venezuela, Once an Oil Giant, Reaches the End of an Era,” The Times blamed America and made it appear that the Venezuelan oil sector was imploding due simply to “gross mismanagement.” “Venezuela’s colossal oil sector, which shaped the country and the international energy market for a century, has come to a near halt, with production reduced to a trickle by years of gross mismanagement and American sanctions,” The...