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  • Brookfield hotel REIT sues insurers for denying pandemic claims

    06/26/2022 7:54:42 PM PDT · by george76
    The Real Dea ^ | June 23, 2022 | Orion Jones
    Owner of Hilton, Marriott and Hyatt-branded lodging decries “sham” process.. Hospitality Investors Trust, a hotel investor bankrupted by the pandemic and taken over by Brookfield Property Group, is taking its insurers into court over Covid-related losses. The private REIT, which owns hotels branded by Hilton, Marriott and Hyatt, on Tuesday filed a lawsuit in New York against six insurers over a “sham investigation” meant to delay and deny up to $150 million in coverage “under a broad ‘all-risk’ commercial property insurance,” according to the complaint. The hospitality company claimed its insurance policies cover “physical loss or damage,” “business interruption losses,”...
  • New York City Pride revelers run screaming after fireworks are mistaken for gunfire in Manhattan park while stampede is triggered at San Francisco event after fights break out along parade route also sparking mass shooter confusion

    06/26/2022 7:49:12 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | June 26, 2022 | Harriet Alexander
    Revelers attending the two biggest Pride parades in the nation were running panicked from perceived gunfire on Sunday - which police in both New York City and San Francisco said was a false alarm. With tensions at boiling point nationwide following Friday's repeal of Roe v Wade, and the angry scenes in Phoenix, Los Angeles and Cedar Rapids that evening, Pride was being celebrated this weekend with a mix of defiance and trepidation. In Manhattan, marchers in Washington Square Park ran after hearing what sounded like gunshots. Jeffrey Maddrey, New York Police Department's chief of patrol, tweeted on Sunday afternoon...
  • Arizona Extends School Choice to All K-12 Students

    06/26/2022 7:48:33 PM PDT · by T Ruth · 2 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | June 26, 2022 | Jason Bedrick
    “This session, let’s expand school choice any way we can,” declared Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey in his State of the State address on Jan. 10, “Let’s think big and find more ways to get kids into the school of their parents’ choice. Send me the bills, and I’ll sign them.” The Arizona Legislature on Friday night answered Ducey’s call, passing a bill to expand eligibility for the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (also known as education savings accounts or ESAs) to all K-12 students. Once signed into law, Arizona will reclaim its title as the state with the “most expansive ESA”...
  • Halle Berry emotionally speaks out about 'bull****' Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade: 'I'm outraged!'

    06/26/2022 7:39:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 33 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | June 26, 2022 | Adam S. Levy
    Halle Berry took to social media with a pair of posts protesting the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade, saying she was incensed by the decision to remove women’s constitutional protections for abortion. 'I’m outraged! What the supreme court has done is BULL****,' the Academy Award-wining actress, 55, said in a post Friday, accompanied by images of people protesting the decision. 'Something has to be done!! Guns have more rights than women. Stop this war on women and keep your laws off of our bodies.' The Cleveland native urged for people to band together 'and NOT accept this,' adding,...
  • Go to www.NIH.gov Type in Ivermectin and Cancer. Better be seated.

    06/26/2022 7:36:03 PM PDT · by bitt · 17 replies
    NIH.gov ^ | 6/26/2022 | NIH.gov
  • Russia in first foreign debt default for a century

    06/26/2022 7:29:20 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus
    BBC ^ | 6/26/2022 | Ben King
    When many people feel disconnected from their social environment they become prone to fanatical belief in an unreasonable narrative, creating favorable conditions for the emergence of a totalitarian state, said Mattias Desmet, a professor of clinical psychology. The psychological phenomenon where individuals who feel disconnected from their natural and social environment and experience purposelessness in life start to fanatically believe in a certain narrative—even if it is absurd—is a specific kind of group formation called mass formation, Desmet told EpochTV’s “American Thought Leaders” program on June 16. The individuals in the grip of the mass formation are blind to the...
  • Loss of Social Bonds Leads to Mass Formation, Rise of Totalitarian State: Mattias Desmet

    06/26/2022 7:29:20 PM PDT · by lightman · 9 replies
    epoch times ^ | 26 June A.D. 2022 | Ella Kietlinska
    When many people feel disconnected from their social environment they become prone to fanatical belief in an unreasonable narrative, creating favorable conditions for the emergence of a totalitarian state, said Mattias Desmet, a professor of clinical psychology. The psychological phenomenon where individuals who feel disconnected from their natural and social environment and experience purposelessness in life start to fanatically believe in a certain narrative—even if it is absurd—is a specific kind of group formation called mass formation, Desmet told EpochTV’s “American Thought Leaders” program on June 16. The individuals in the grip of the mass formation are blind to the...
  • Demonstrators gather for third straight day of abortion rights protests in Los Angeles

    06/26/2022 7:26:16 PM PDT · by Morgana · 22 replies
    KTLA ^ | June 26, 2022 | Travis Schlepp
    Demonstrators protesting the United States Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade began to gather in various parts of Los Angeles for the third straight day Sunday. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, a small group of people began to gather Sunday afternoon in downtown where protesters had clashed with police just days earlier on Friday evening. The group of demonstrators was small and not affecting any traffic as of 2:15 p.m., LAPD said in a tweet. Police officials said the Department supported demonstrators exercising their First Amendment rights, but said officers would intervene if laws were broken...
  • G7 leaders launch infrastructure fund to counter Chinese influence

    06/26/2022 7:19:40 PM PDT · by FarCenter · 6 replies
    Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) began three days of talks on Sunday in Germany's Bavarian Alps with Russia's invasion of Ukraine set to dominate the agenda. One of the first announcements was a $600 billion (€568 billion) infrastructure initiative to help developing countries tackle climate change. The initiative is seen as the West's response to China's massive Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). "I want to be clear — this isn't aid or charity," Biden said. "It's an investment that will deliver returns for everyone, including the American people and the people of all our nations. It will boost...
  • Jack Posobiec: Area of Russian control in Ukraine mapped on US East Coast

    06/26/2022 7:13:40 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 34 replies
    Jack Posobiec on Twitter ^ | June 26, 2022 | Jack Posobiec
    Roe Down Poso 🇺🇸 @JackPosobiec MAP BREAK Area of Russian control in Ukraine mapped on US East Coast
  • How Did Roe Fall? Before the Pivotal Ruling, a Red Wave (lengthy piece)

    06/26/2022 7:13:28 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 3 replies
    News.yahoo.com ^ | 6/26/22 | Kate Zernike
    The beginning of the end of Roe v. Wade arrived on election night in November 2010. That night, control of statehouses across the country flipped from Democrat to Republican, almost to the number: Democrats had controlled 27 state legislatures going in and ended up with 16; Republicans started with 14 and ended up controlling 25. Republicans swept not only the South but Democratic strongholds in the Midwest, picking up more seats nationwide than either party had in four decades. By the time the votes had been counted, they held their biggest margin since the Great Depression.
  • News Summary Intelligence Report Sunday 6/26/2022 Bullfight Stadium Disaster In Colombia, Virginia GOP Governor Wants Abortion Law More Liberal Than France's, Pfizer Proclaims New COVID Shot...

    06/26/2022 7:12:41 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/26/2022 | Nextrush/Self
    Three dead and two seriously injured when an Amtrak train collided with a car east of San Francisco this aftenoon at a railroad crossing... At least six now reported dead and hundreds injured when wooden bleachers collapsed at a bullfighting stadium in El Espinal, Colombia... Iran testing a rocket this weekend... Also this weekend a surprise visit to Iran by the European Union's foreign policy leader Josep Borrell and the surprise announcement that talks to revive the 201t JCPOA nuclear agreement will quickly resume... In Ecuador this weekend the government lifting a state of emergency after days of protest... At...
  • Twenty-Nine-Year-Old Man Identifying as Woman Beats Teen Girl at Skateboarding Tournament: ‘It’s Madness’

    06/26/2022 7:11:59 PM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 26, 2022 | Amy Furr
    A 29-year-old man living as a woman beat a 13-year-old girl for first place during a skateboarding tournament recently in New York City, and social media users had strong opinions about it. “Ricci Tres, who also goes by Ricci And Tres, took the top title in the women’s division of The Boardr Open, taking home $500,” Fox News reported Sunday. “In second place was Shiloh Catori, a 13-year-old girl who is 133 in the Boardr Global Ranks, which are based on performance in skateboarding competitions. Tres, by comparison, sits at 838 in the rankings,” the outlet said. The youngest competitor...
  • Marvel-Disney Star Samuel L. Jackson Blasts Justice Thomas as ‘Uncle Clarence’ in Racist Pile-On

    06/26/2022 6:59:48 PM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 26, 2022 | Breitbart
    Marvel Studios star Samuel L. Jackson blasted black U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas by using a racially-charged slur to criticize him over the court’s abortion ruling Friday. After the Supreme Court issued its Dobbs ruling that overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, Jackson quipped on social media, “How’s Uncle Clarence feeling about Overturning Loving v Virginia?” Of course, Loving v. Virginia is the famed Supreme Court decision from 1967 that declared prohibitions on interracial marriage were unconstitutional. The ruling came five years before the Roe decision and was solidly based on the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause, finding that...
  • MAGA Voters Send a $50 Million GOP Plan Off the Rails in Illinois (primary Tuesday)

    06/26/2022 6:55:11 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 14 replies
    News.yahoo.com ^ | 6/26/22 | Reid J. Epstein
    Kenneth Griffin, a Chicago billionaire hedge fund founder who is the chief benefactor for Illinois Republicans, gave $50 million to Irvin for the primary alone and pledged to spend more for him in the general election. Griffin, the state’s richest man, will not support any other Republican in the race against Pritzker, according to his spokesperson, Zia Ahmed. Griffin announced last week that his hedge fund and trading firm would relocate to Miami. Although Irvin, a longtime Republican who has nevertheless voted in a series of recent Democratic primaries in Illinois, expected an expensive dogfight in the general election, he...
  • Abortion ruling casts cloud over usual cheer at U.S. Pride parades

    06/26/2022 6:50:16 PM PDT · by Morgana · 38 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | June 26, 2022 | Randi Love and Nathan Frandino
    NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO, June 26 (Reuters) - People attending Pride celebrations hosted by LGBTQ+ communities across the United States this weekend expressed outrage at the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the constitutional right to abortion, and a wave of anti-transgender legislation. For more than 50 years, LGBTQ+ people and supporters have marched on the last weekend in June to celebrate hard-won freedoms. But now many fear those freedoms are under threat. Pride parades in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle and Denver followed protests in some of the same cities decrying the Supreme Court's decision on Friday to reverse the...
  • MSNBC’s Joy Ann Reid: Americans Being ‘Held Hostage’ by ‘Far-Right Christian Court’

    06/26/2022 6:46:03 PM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | June 26, 2022 | Joshua Klein
    Citizens of the United States are being “held hostage” by a “far-right Christian court,” according to MSNBC anchor Joy Ann Reid, who attacked the Supreme Court for its various rulings which she alleged frequently rules “in favor of religious institutions.” MSNBC’s Joy Reid made the divisive remarks on Wednesday, ahead of the Supreme Court’s overruling of Roe v. Wade, holding in the Dobbs case that the Constitution does not include a right to abortion and returning the issue of abortion laws and regulations to state legislatures. Reid claimed that in a country “that’s supposedly founded on the separation of church...
  • Texas man catches massive alligator snapping turtle, then releases it back into the wild

    06/26/2022 6:36:36 PM PDT · by texas booster · 50 replies
    Chron.com ^ | June 23 2022 | Ariana Garcia
    The turtle weighed around 200 lbs and was likely over a 100 years old, angler Justin Broomhall estimated. The Longview, Texas resident hooked a massive alligator snapping turtle on Father's Day, the biggest he's ever seen. "My dad was like 'Holy smokes, look at the size of that!'" Broomhall said. "My three-year-old son started panicking. He thought it was a dinosaur and kept saying, 'Let it go. Let it go. Put it back!'" Broomhall was using dough bait in hopes of reeling in a catfish, he said. However, "from [the turtle] being so old and going blind, he's using his...
  • This reaction to Roe v Wade being overturned is… something

    06/26/2022 6:33:57 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 43 replies
    https://twitter.com ^ | Jun 26, 2022 | Twitter Post
    The reaction to Roe V Wade is... something.
  • '**** America': Green Day Star Billie Joe Armstrong says he's renouncing his U.S. citizenship during London concert in wake of SCOTUS overruling Roe

    06/26/2022 6:28:22 PM PDT · by Morgana · 61 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | Natasha Anderson
    Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong proclaimed '**** America' and claimed he was 'renouncing his citizenship' in wake of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn federal abortion protections. Armstrong, 50, made the declaration during a Friday night concert in London, telling the audience: 'There's too much ******* stupid in the world.' He also told the crowd he was going to move to the UK, a statement that was met with roaring applause. Armstrong's remarks came as protests erupted across the U.S. after the conservative-majority high court voted to overturn the landmark 1973 case Roe v. Wade, which held that abortion...