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  • Big assassination attempt in Mexico City

    07/01/2020 5:41:46 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1 Jul, 2020 | Silvio Canto, Jr.
    We're busy up here with COVID, another New York Times story based on people familiar with the situation, another day of former V.P. Joe Biden hiding in the basement, and lots of rumors about President Trump dropping out. Down in Mexico, the situation is not about rumors. Last week, Mexico City police chief Omar García Harfuch was gunned down near his Lomas de Chapultepec home in Mexico City. For the record, I'm very familiar with that part of Mexico City. It's upscale and exclusive. How did people with high-powered rifles enter this supposedly secured neighborhood? The assassination attempt happened at...
  • Rep. Louie Gohmert: "The things that are going on are right out of the Marxist playbook"

    06/26/2020 7:42:36 AM PDT · by RandFan · 6 replies
    Twitter ^ | June 26th | Rep. Louie Gohmert
    Rep. Louie Gohmert makes some remarks to Congress about recent events. Click excerpt link for Video!
  • VIDEO: Ted Cruz Joins Parler!

    06/25/2020 10:37:08 AM PDT · by RandFan · 51 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 25 | Ted Cruz
    Sen. Ted Cruz has joined Parler! THIS IS HUGE NEWS... WATCH THIS VIDEO AND SHARE IT ...
  • Rep. Louie Gohmert: RICO Should Be Used to Fight Leftist Crime Wave

    06/25/2020 8:42:22 AM PDT · by RandFan · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 25 | Louie Gohmert
    This nation has never been perfect and even embraced the atrocity of slavery, but it has continued to improve, sometimes dramatically, throughout our history, and has continued to sacrifice like no other nation to liberate others in the world. Now, however, there are those who want to destroy the only form of government that allows the kind of self-improvement we have made. Many have peacefully protested for good reason, but those who have taken the injustice sparks and fanned them into the burning our country need to answer for their crimes. There are those who had organized, raised money from...
  • WATCH: Louie Gohmert refuses to stop making tapping noises on desk as 'witness' goes over time limit

    06/24/2020 10:58:16 AM PDT · by RandFan · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 24 | BY HARPER NEIDIG
    A House Judiciary Committee hearing erupted in bickering on Wednesday as lawmakers heard testimony from a pair of Justice Department whistleblowers and two former senior officials over allegations that the Trump administration has politicized the agency. The fracas began as former Deputy Attorney General Donald Ayer was delivering an opening statement. As Ayer ran over his allotted five minutes, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) began making a tapping noise to drown him out. Gohmert's behavior angered the Democrats on the committee and prompted one to call for the sergeant-at-arms to intervene."Mr. Chairman, I would ask that the sergeant-at-arms be called upon...
  • Austin moves to stricter Stage 4 guidelines after surge in COVID-19 cases

    06/15/2020 5:33:36 PM PDT · by bgill · 19 replies
    cbsaustin ^ | June 15, 2020 | Bettie Cross
    Austin leaders announced Monday afternoon that Austin/Travis County is moving to Stage 4 (out of 5) risk-based guidelines for COVID-19. In addition, Austin's "Stay Home" order was extended to August 15. The changes are based on a surge in the number of new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Dr. Escott says it's critical that the public wear masks and keep their distance whenever and wherever they go out. “Last week we had 799 new cases diagnosed in the Sunday to Saturday period. This represents a 90-percent increase as compared to the week prior,” said Dr. Escott.
  • Gohmert: Justice Department LIED to Congress about FISA

    05/28/2020 11:20:04 AM PDT · by RandFan · 32 replies
    Twitter ^ | 28 May 2020 | Louie Gohmert
    Wow. Gohmert is on FIRE on the House floor! ------- @RepLouieGohmert Go re-read the Fourth Amendment. We're not supposed to authorize searches & seizures against Americans without the proper due process, without probable cause, without particularly describing the places to be searched & what to be seized & the #FISA court has violated that. Click Excerpt Link for Video! -
  • A Texas Bar Owner Is Banning Masked Customers and for a Logical Reason(If they don't feel well then they should stay home)

    05/28/2020 5:54:32 AM PDT · by sickoflibs · 53 replies
    RedState ^ | May 27, 2020 | Brandon Morse
    A bar owner in Elgin, Texas, has decided that wearing a mask inside his bar should be prohibited, but his reasoning is pretty solid. According to KXAN, co-founder of the Liberty Tree Tavern, Kevin Smith, has told customers that if they believe they need to be wearing a mask then they don’t need to be at a bar, they need to be staying home. “Due to our concern for our citizens, if they feel the need to wear a mask, then they should probably stay home until it’s safe,” reads the sign on the front. Smith told KXAN that he’s...
  • Our Four Largest States: Compare and Contrast Their Population, Taxes, Covid-19 Responses, Cases and Deaths

    05/19/2020 12:35:15 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Powerline Blog ^ | 05/19/2020 | John Hinderaker
    Yesterday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott tweeted this comparison of California, Texas, Florida and New York. It is simple but interesting in several respects: Hmmm… pic.twitter.com/k4S9xlGvdF — Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) May 18, 2020 Obviously, the comparison undermines the liberal conceit that shutdown orders save lives. Many similar comparisons have been done, generally supporting the same conclusion, like this one. It is also noteworthy that the states with the lowest taxes also have balanced budgets, while New York and California, despite sky-high income tax rates, can’t make ends meet. There are a number of reasons why people are moving out of...
  • Bloomberg-Founded Gun Control Group Pledges $8M to Turn Texas Blue

    Mike Bloomberg-founded Everytown for Gun Safety is spending $8 million in hopes of turning Texas blue in the November 2020 elections. KRGV reports that Everytown already pledged the money and will, this Thursday, name “three staffers to help with its Texas campaign.” Everytown senior political adviser Charlie Kelly commented: “[Texas is] clearly emerging as a top battleground state — there’s just no question about it — and it’s why we’re investing $8 million in the state this cycle. Between the investment and our network of 400,000 grassroots supporters, our goal is to do whatever it takes to elect gun sense...
  • Texas Supreme Court Orders Release of Dallas Salon Owner in COVID-19 Controversy

    05/07/2020 9:10:43 AM PDT · by rintintin · 85 replies
    NBCDFW ^ | May 7 2020 | Paul J. Weber
    The Texas Supreme Court has granted the release of a Dallas salon owner who was jailed for contempt of court after refusing to keep her business closed during the coronavirus crisis.
  • Dallas salon owner who reopened despite coronavirus restrictions gets 7 days in jail

    05/05/2020 5:42:47 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 70 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/5/17 1 hour ago | Nick Givas | Fox News
    A Texas salon owner was given seven days in jail on Tuesday after she refused to apologize for defying coronavirus related restrictions by remaining open for business. Dallas business owner Shelley Luther was given a choice: She could offer an apology for selfishness, pay a fine and shutdown until Friday, or serve jail time. "I have to disagree with you, sir, when you say that I'm selfish because feeding my kids is not selfish," she told the judge. "I have hairstylists that are going hungry because they would rather feed their kids. So sir, if you think the law is...
  • Gov. Abbott Announces Major Business Reopenings in Texas on May 1

    04/27/2020 1:29:37 PM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 31 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    After being criticized for two weeks as he allowed other state governors to get in front of him in opening their economies, Texas Governor Greg Abbott finally announced at a Monday press conference that he will allow major new business reopenings in his state beginning May 1. Here are the Highlights: – Abbott said he would allow the “stay-at-home” order issued on April 1 to expire as scheduled at midnight, April 30. – What the Governor refers to as “Phase 1” reopenings will include businesses such as restaurants, theaters, salons, retailers and shopping malls being able to open their doors...
  • You can stop coronavirus

    04/17/2020 11:38:43 AM PDT · by eastexsteve · 32 replies
    Panola Watchman ^ | 04/16/2020 | Staff
    Briarcliff Skilled Nursing has updated its COVID-19 numbers. They are now up to 12 residents and eight staff who have tested positive for the virus.
  • Disabled 53-Year-Old Woman Uses Firearm to Stop Home Invasion

    03/20/2020 5:34:07 AM PDT · by marktwain · 34 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 18 March, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    Home Invasion At about 2:45 on Saturday afternoon, at the Carrington Place Apartments on FM 1960 West, in the 12700 block, a 53-year-old disabled woman resident used a firearm to stop a crew of criminals who were breaking into her home. One of the intruders was killed. The other two have been arrested and charged with felony murder. From khou.com: Deputies said the 18-year-old and a 17-year-old male broke a resident's patio door window. The 53-year-old disabled resident was home alone when the teens broke the window and reached inside and unlocked the door, according to investigators.The resident fired one...
  • Arlington senior citizen becomes first coronavirus-related death in North Texas

    03/19/2020 8:53:46 PM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 5 replies
    Fox 4 KDFW ^ | Published 2 days ago Updated 1 day ago | Dionne Anglin
    ARLINGTON, Texas - A senior citizen in Arlington has become the first North Texas death related to the COVID-19 coronavirus. Tarrant County Public Health confirmed late Tuesday that the man who died on Sunday tested positive for the new coronavirus. He was a resident of the Texas Masonic Retirement Center in Arlington. The department released info about where the man lived because the facility provides housing to retired persons and senior citizens, people who are most vulnerable to the virus. They're also still not sure how he became infected. Family members identified him as 77-year-old Pat James. He died Sunday...
  • 96-inch water main breaks in Houston, TX

    02/27/2020 12:00:53 PM PST · by ShadowAce · 60 replies
    KHOU.com ^ | 27 February 2020 | KHOU
    Video of coverage at link
  • Bloomberg-Backed Gun Group Sets Its Sights On Texas Primary

    02/20/2020 8:14:16 AM PST · by C19fan · 31 replies
    Hot Air ^ | February 20, 2020 | Karen Townsend
    Everytown for Gun Safety, a Mike Bloomberg-backed gun-grabbing group, is going all-in in Texas in time for the upcoming Super Tuesday primary. The group is modeling its efforts after the one they made in Virginia. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, an affiliate activist group, is joining in and calls Texas “the big target”. Everytown for Gun Safety takes credit for helping flip the Virginia legislature into the hands of Democrats last year. Hoping to make inroads in Texas, the group is pledging to spend three times what it did in Virginia – at least $8 million. How...
  • Vince Young Steakhouse owner says Austin homelessness is at a ‘boiling point,’ asks city for solutions

    02/18/2020 10:49:04 AM PST · by bgill · 77 replies
    kxan ^ | Feb. 17, 2020 | Yoojin Cho
    The owner of Vince Young Steakhouse says homelessness in Austin is reaching a boiling point... The first real major incident that I had was I had my head split open,” Brown said in an interview. “We had a guy, he was knocking over tables on our patio.” When he called 911, he said the man believed to be homeless hit him in the head. He needed 13 stitches. Then about six months ago, he found a man relieving himself in the parking lot. When Brown asked him to leave, Brown said the man responded, “This is Austin. We can do...
  • Campus Health Notice

    01/24/2020 6:36:28 AM PST · by bgill · 8 replies
    Tennessee Tech ^ | Jan. 24, 2020 | staff
    On Thursday, a student at Tennessee Tech University presented with very mild symptoms, and with his recent travel history met the criteria for testing for possible infection with the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Health providers quickly recognized that the patient met the criteria for coronavirus testing, but nothing has been confirmed. The individual is being kept isolated while precautionary testing is being conducted. Tennessee Tech and healthcare professionals continue to communicate and collaborate with the Tennessee Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control. The Tennessee Department of Health advises that while we await test results, there are no...