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  • DeSantis Puts 'Failure to Launch' Narrative to Bed With Stunning 24-Hour Haul

    05/25/2023 8:28:04 PM PDT · by CA Conservative · 180 replies
    Redstate ^ | May 25, 2023 | Bonchie
    Ron DeSantis’ 2024 campaign launch ran into a few glitches on Wednesday evening, but it wasn’t long before he hit his stride. After spending 75 minutes talking policy with Elon Musk, the Florida man shifted over to do primetime interviews with Mark Levin and Trey Gowdy before holding a tele-town hall with voters. He’s scheduled to cap his roll-out off in Iowa on Tuesday with an in-person rally at a baseball stadium. Still, the headlines from the mainstream press weren’t kind to DeSantis. Many proclaimed his launch to be a “disaster,” with some going so far as to claim his...
  • More than 90% of Calif. pot farms infected with ‘severe’ pathogen

    05/25/2023 8:23:54 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 35 replies
    SFGATE ^ | 25 may 2023 | Lester Black
    An infectious pathogen inside California’s pot farms is attacking cannabis plants and growing invisibly for months only to spoil a crop just as a farmer is ready to harvest. Scientists believe that it’s in nearly every pot farm in the state and could be causing billions of dollars in damages to the national weed economy. Hop-latent viroid, or HLVd, shrivels pot plants and reduce how much weight they produce by as much as 30%. It also destroys the amount of THC, pot’s most common active compound, that a plant produces, greatly reducing the value of affected plants. HLVd was first...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Thursday 5/25/2023 Texas AG Says Liberal Republicans Removing Him From Office, Iran Tests New Ballistic Missile, Claim Of Russian "Insurgents" Operating From Ukraine

    05/25/2023 8:07:47 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 8 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/25/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    Air raid alerts in Kiev and other regions of Ukraine early Friday morning... In Sydney, Australia two teenagers now cooperating with authorities following a massive blaze... In Texas articles of impeachment against Republican State Attorney General Ken Paxton advanced by a Republican controlled State House committee... 65 percent of those polled including 57 percent of Democrats say Joe Biden is too old to effectively serve a second term... Several polls out for the Democrat presidential nomination... Iran testing a ballistic missile today. The "Kheibar" missile described as Iran's most advanced yet... The founder of the Oath Keepers group, Stewart Rhodes,...
  • Nearly 190 Georgia churches win lawsuit to disaffiliate from United Methodists

    05/25/2023 7:47:51 PM PDT · by fwdude · 60 replies
    The Augusta Chronicle ^ | May 17, 2023 | Alexandra Koch
    A Cobb County judge recently ruled in favor of 186 Georgia churches suing to disaffiliate from the United Methodist Church. In a crowded courtroom filled with more than 200 people, Superior Court Judge Steven Schuster ruled Tuesday that 186 United Methodist churches should be able to vote to disaffiliate from the UMC, according to a news release from the Wesleyan Covenant Association, an organization helping north Georgia churches disaffiliate. The Georgia churches listed in the lawsuit, filed on March 30, requested the North Georgia Annual Conference restore the processes that were already in place allowing churches to disaffiliate.
  • ‘We Don’t Have an Agenda,’ Synod on Synodality Organizer Says in New EWTN Interview

    05/25/2023 7:37:34 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 5/25/23 | Andreas Thonhauser
    Rome Newsroom, May 25, 2023 / 12:45 pm Cardinal Mario Grech, who serves as secretary general of the global Synod on Synodality, says the ongoing process underway in the Church risks missing “a moment of grace” if it focuses on polarizing issues raised during listening sessions, including same-sex marriage, abortion, and women’s ordination. In a sit-down interview with EWTN News, the Maltese prelate says that while he believes “a synodal Church is a more spiritual Church,” it is important to remember that the Church “is not a democracy.” He also addresses the involvement of lay men and women and other...
  • New study links left-wing extremism with psychopathy and narcissism

    05/25/2023 7:35:36 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 47 replies ^ | 5/25/2023 | Brett T
    We had just noted in a post yesterday about how you never hear the term “far-left” — from Democrats to the media … even from Republicans. The media’s focus is always on the “far-right wing,” or the “ultra-MAGA conservatives.” The Atlantic just informed us that Twitter is now a “far-right social network.” AOC has said we need to protect Drag Queen Story Hour from the “far-right,” while no one said a word about the far-left militia members who brought AR-15s to protect an “all-ages” drag brunch in Texas. A new study has been published about left-wing extremism, and it links...
  • Jamaican Owner of Vacation Rental Company Says No More Black American Guests

    05/25/2023 7:34:06 PM PDT · by grundle · 42 replies
    Travel Noire via Yahoo ^ | May 25, 2023 | Spencer Jones
    Video at Jamaican owner of the Rustic Mountain Living rental company shocked social media by saying she wouldn’t allow any more short-term stays. The reason? She’s fed up with the alleged misbehavior of Black American guests. In a TikTok video, “The Barefoot Mountain Lady,” said she doesn’t believe all Black Americans are ill-mannered, but most of the ones she hosted were entitled, unappreciative and generally disrespectful in her presence. She said she only ever had two mannerly Black American guests. The most eyebrow-raising statement was toward the end. The owner claimed Black Americans are spoiled and expect the same...
  • Church of Scotland Has Lost Over Half Its Membership Since 2000 - Report

    05/25/2023 7:25:20 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 16 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 5/24/23 | Michael Gryboski
    (CP) The Church of Scotland has lost more than half of its members since the year 2000, with the average age of worship attendees being 62, according to a General Assembly report. The Assembly Trustees' report for the Church's General Assembly taking place in Edinburgh analyzed statistical information about the denomination. According to the report, the membership of the Church in 2021 was 283,600, which represented a 4.6% decline compared to 2020, and well below the 1.3 million reported in the 1950s. The report explained that the 2021 membership numbers represented 46.6% of what was reported in 2000, while the...
  • Historic Catholic Church Goes up in Flames After Being Set Ablaze by Suspected Arsonists [Canada]

    05/25/2023 7:18:04 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 14 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 5/25/23 | Anthony Murdoch
    Two men have been arrested in connection with the fire at St. Bernard Catholic Church in the northern Alberta community of Grouard.GROUARD, Alberta (LifeSiteNews) – A historic 122-year-old Catholic church in western Canada has sustained unrepairable heavy damage after being set ablaze in what police say was an act of arson that has led to two men being arrested and charged in connection to the fire. On Monday, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) assisted firefighters in putting out a blaze that engulfed most of St. Bernard Catholic Church, located in the northern Alberta community of Grouard. The fire appears to...
  • Ford CEO Announces Major Decision on AM Radio

    05/25/2023 7:14:53 PM PDT · by Bonemaker · 42 replies ^ | 05/25/2023 | Leah Barkoukis
    Owners of new Ford vehicles will continue having access to AM radio, reversing a previous decision by the company, CEO Jim Farley announced Tuesday. "We've decided to include it on all 2024 Ford and Lincoln vehicles," Farley said on Twitter and LinkedIn. "For any owners of Ford's EVs without AM broadcast capability, we'll offer a software update.”
  • Priest Killed in Mexico; 9th Slain in Country in Past 4 Years

    05/25/2023 7:11:30 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    AP ^ | 5/23/23
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest has been killed in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, the ninth slain in the country in the past four years. The church’s Catholic Multimedia Center identified the priest as Rev. Javier García Villafaña, who had been assigned to the Capacho parish in Huandacareo just one month earlier. The Michoacan state prosecutor’s office said that García’s body had several gunshot wounds and was found inside a vehicle.
  • Brilliant thread replacing the words 'trans women' with 'men' shows what trans-activism is REALLY about

    05/25/2023 7:05:04 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 19 replies ^ | 5/25/2023 | Sam Janney
    Well, technically trans women ARE men, so this reads. As Twitchy readers know, every once in a while we come across a thread that is so well done it needs very little commentary from us. This thread from ‘Lorelei’ exposing what trans activism is REALLY about is one of those threads and just wow. Take a look at this: We’ve long said that if you replace the word “terf” with the word “woman” you see what trans activism really is When you replace the word “transwomen” with the word “men” the same revelation applies Here’s a quick thread of examples:...
  • Biden's DOJ drops all charges against Soros-backed Massachusetts DA caught lying under oath

    05/25/2023 7:03:25 PM PDT · by C210N · 25 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | 3/25/23 | Katie Daviscourt
    Biden's DOJ has decided not to charge Rachael Rollins after evidence found her guilty of election interference, raising concerns about a double standard in the criminal justice system.
  • Schumer rips 'MAGA' Supreme Court after 9-0 vote on EPA waters rule (only 7.66 years left)

    05/25/2023 6:52:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/25/23 | Chris Pandolfo
    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., slammed the Supreme Court's ruling Thursday that limited the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to regulate bodies of water, calling it a "MAGA" court even though the decision was 9-0. On Thursday, the high court issued an opinion that narrowed the EPA's broad definition of Waters of the United States (WOTUS). The court said the federal government must define WOTUS as a water source with a "continuous surface connection" to major bodies of water. The decision upended an attempt by the Biden administration to regulate wetlands, lakes, ponds, streams and other "relatively permanent" waterways, which...
  • Watchdog Reveals How Easy It Is for Non-Citizens to Vote

    05/25/2023 6:50:17 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 13 replies
    Liberty Nation News ^ | May 24, 2023 - 9:30 am | Joe Schaeffer
    A watchdog group has provided further confirmation for what many Americans already suspect: Mail-in balloting, motor voter eligibility, and massive third-party ballot harvesting are enabling non-citizens to vote in US elections.The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) has “litigated cases that have created a body of favorable jurisprudence and real wins for election integrity” since its founding in 2012, states its website. The organization certainly has its hands full keeping an eye on all the shenanigans going on across the country these days.Broken Voter Rolls and Ballots Unaccounted For“Pennsylvania has been covering up for years, the tens of thousands of aliens...
  • Pope Francis calls for an ‘end’ to ‘the era of fossil fuel’ in Prayer for Creation message

    05/25/2023 6:48:19 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 48 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 25, 2023 | Michael Haynes
    Pope Francis calls for an ‘end’ to ‘the era of fossil fuel’ in Prayer for Creation message‘It is absurd to permit the continued exploration and expansion of fossil fuel infrastructures,’ the Pope said.Pope Francis has called for world leaders to implement an “end” to the “era of fossil fuel,” in his message released for the ecumenical Season of Creation taking place later this year.“Let us heed our call to stand with the victims of environmental and climate injustice, and to put an end to the senseless war against creation,” Pope Francis said in his message for the World Day of...
  • Second Oath Keeper sentenced to 12 years in prison for Jan. 6 Capitol riot

    05/25/2023 6:44:54 PM PDT · by Coronal · 39 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 25, 2023
    Oath Keepers Florida chapter leader Kelly Meggs was sentenced to 12 years in prison Thursday for seditious conspiracy and other charges related to the U.S. Capitol breach on Jan. 6, 2021. This is the second sentence to be handed down to a defendant found guilty of seditious conspiracy with relation to the Jan. 6 riot, with the first being handed to Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes, who was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison. Rhodes received the longest sentence, to date, related to the attack on the Capitol. Along with a 12-year prison sentence, Meggs, 53, of Dunnellon, Florida,...
  • Catastrophic “Loss of Control” Data Breach in NY Elections

    05/25/2023 6:43:33 PM PDT · by CFW · 20 replies
    UncoverDC ^ | 5/25/23 | Wendi Strauch Mahoney
    A peer-reviewed study in the Journal of Information Warfare (JIW) confirms a “Loss of Control” breach has occurred in the NYSVoter Database. A peer-reviewed paper of their results in a respected journal is a hard-won and “significant milestone,” according to Marly Hornik, Executive Director of the NY Citizens Audit. The audit of the voter rolls was led by Marly Hornik and Andrew Paquette, Ph.D., Director of Research, who submitted the paper to JIW. Paquette “co-founded the International Game Architecture and Design Academy (now BUAS) in the Netherlands after a career in the feature film and video game industries. He received...
  • The FBI Has Crossed The Rubicon

    05/25/2023 6:41:39 PM PDT · by bitt · 32 replies ^ | 5/24/2023 | Sam Faddis
    The expression “crossing the Rubicon” refers to the actions of Julius Caesar in crossing the Rubicon River and marching on Rome. Roman armies were forbidden to do so. The rule was very practical. The Romans understood the danger of allowing a large armed force to march on the capital city. To allow this might spell the end of the republic. Best that popular conquering generals and their armies stay a safe distance away and respect the democratic institutions at the heart of Roman democracy. Caesar broke the rule. He marched on Rome. He didn’t care what the Senators thought. The...
  • $2B Powerball winner Edwin Castro served papers at $25M Calif. mansion in suit claiming ticket was stolen

    05/25/2023 6:32:00 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 40 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 25, 2023 | Katherine Donlevy
    The California Powerball winner who landed a $2 billion jackpot last year was served legal papers at his $25.5 million Hollywood Hills estate in a suit claiming the ticket was stolen, according to a report. A pair of process servers arrived on April 25 at lucky lottery billionaire Edwin Castro’s palatial estate — where amenities include seven bedrooms, an infinity pool and a spa — and were greeted by a man in his 50s who initially tried to dodge being hit with the suit, The Sun reported, citing court filings. “The subject said we are serving the wrong Edwin Castro,”...