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  • Will 2024 be 1984?-Call it fascism, because that’s what it is.

    08/18/2022 6:41:42 AM PDT · by SJackson · 41 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Aug 17, 2022 | Daniel Greenfield
    From branding parents speaking out against critical race theory and sexual ideology in schools as terrorists to the Mar-a-Lago raid, Attorney General Merrick Garland’s radicalized Justice Department transforms pre-election political opposition into national security threats. The infamous DOJ letter on schools was sent out a month before the gubernatorial election in Virginia, where the National School Board Association, not to mention much of the D.C. establishment, is based. Much as Garland’s DOJ operatives feared, the school protests helped elect Gov. Glenn Younkin and nearly toppled New Jersey’s Democrat governor in the bargain. The Mar-a-Lago raid was carefully timed around the...
  • Pennsylvania man arrested and accused of threats against FBI after Mar-a-Lago search

    08/16/2022 2:05:57 PM PDT · by Coronal · 40 replies
    NBC News ^ | August 16, 2022 | Ryan J. Reilly
    WASHINGTON — A Pennsylvania man was arrested and charged with making threats against the FBI on the right-wing social media website Gab after special agents searched former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate last week. Adam Bies was charged with influencing, impeding or retaliating against a federal law enforcement official after the social media exploitation team in the FBI's National Threat Operations Section referred a tip about a Gab post by the user "BlankFocus." The user, according to an FBI affidavit, posted that employees of the bureau deserved to die. “I'm ready for the inevitable. Once you accept reality for what...
  • Propaganda by the Biden Administration is LEGAL - Stealth 2013 law signed by Obama!

    08/08/2022 8:33:12 AM PDT · by AuntB · 34 replies
    TheTownCrier ^ | Aug. 5,2022 | TheTownCrier
    How did we come to inhabit a society in which the government itself continually carries out psyops against the populace? As you read this, keep in mind that Biden has already tried to form his 'Ministry of Truth'. It's common knowledge that governments, including ours use propaganda on foreign soil. It helps win wars. This largely came about in 1948 with the Smith-Mundt act which prohibited our government from ever using such biased, misleading, if not downright untruthful messages on the American public. This is what formed the Voice of America and other venues. This movement toward propaganda is explained...
  • 'We live in an Orwellian hell-scape': Facebook fact-checks top economist for stating America IS in a recession after Biden refused to admit it

    07/30/2022 11:09:09 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 49 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 31 2022 | HARRIET ALEXANDER
    Facebook placed a 'fact-checking' label on a post written by a top economist stating that the United States is now in a recession - a move he termed 'Orwellian'. Two consecutive quarters of negative growth is the standard definition of a recession, and Phillip Magness, the research and education director at the American Institute for Economic Research, posted on Facebook a commentary about the country now being in a recession. The post - which is no longer visible - was marked by Facebook's fact checkers as being misleading.
  • WTAE(Pittsbirgh) 6 PM News (August 12, 1984)

    07/15/2022 11:53:05 PM PDT · by DallasBiff
    WTAE ^ | 8/24/19 | pannoni 8
    Here's a classic Sunday Evening newscast from Pittsburgh's Action News 4 with Adam Lynch, Sally Wiggin, Stan Savran's sports, and weather with Nan Chapman. We report tonight on flooding in Armstrong county and Verona, a series of arson fires in New Castle, a Bulter pilot killed after his plane crashed in Memphis, illegal waste dumping, Colonial Taxi
  • Nancy D’Alesandro’s Culture of Corruption

    12/23/2006 5:38:30 PM PST · by Congressman Billybob · 41 replies · 4,425+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | 23 December 2006 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    Most of you know her as Nancy Pelosi. When I first met my one-time neighbor, she was daughter to one Mayor of Baltimore, Tommy D’Alesandro, Jr., and sister to Tommy, III, who’d later become Mayor. Some of the stories about her, as she prepares to become Speaker of the House, have mentioned her past, but not honestly. At most, the glowing stories refer to the Baltimore City politics she grew up in as “rough and tumble.” Politics there and then were much more than rough and tumble. They were crooked as a dog’s hind leg. I know. I grew up...
  • National Education Association Seeking to Change the Word 'Mother' to 'Birthing Parent'

    07/08/2022 6:11:12 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 36 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | July 7, 2022 at 3:28pm | By Savannah Rychcik
    The National Education Association is seeking to change the word “mother” to be more inclusive to the LGBTQIA+ community. Fox News reported the resolution would change the word to “birthing parent.” The proposed resolution stated, “Using this contract language, members need not worry about how a Board of Education/solicitor defines ‘maternity leave,’ ‘mother,’ and/or ‘father’; the language is an inclusive reflection of how LGBTQIA+ members build families.” The outlet noted the resolution, NBI 63, was not brought to a vote. The news of the resolution sparked criticism on Twitter. Nicole Neily of Parents Defending Education told Fox News that “normal...
  • Aide: Trump dismissed Jan. 6 threats, wanted to join crowd

    06/29/2022 7:02:26 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 62 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | June 29, 2022 | By MARY CLARE JALONICK, FARNOUSH AMIRI, ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump rebuffed his own security’s warnings about armed protesters in the Jan. 6 rally crowd and made desperate attempts to join his supporters as they marched to the Capitol, according to dramatic new testimony before the House committee investigating the 2021 insurrection. Cassidy Hutchinson, a little-known former White House aide, described an angry, defiant president who was trying that day to let armed protesters avoid security screenings at a rally that morning to protest his 2020 election defeat and who later grabbed at the steering wheel of the presidential SUV when the Secret Service refused to...
  • Netflix Edits ‘Bill Nye’ Episode to Remove Segment Saying Chromosomes Determine Gender

    05/03/2017 2:16:41 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 37 replies
    Washington Free Bacon ^ | 05/03/2017 | Alex Griswold
    When uploaded to Netflix, an episode of the educational children's show "Bill Nye the Science Guy" cut out a segment saying that chromosomes determine one's gender. In the original episode, titled "Probability," a young woman told viewers, "I'm a girl. Could have just as easily been a boy, though, because the probability of becoming a girl is always 1 in 2." "See, inside each of our cells are these things called chromosomes, and they control whether we become a boy or a girl, " the young woman continued. "See, there are only two possibilities: XX, a girl, or XY, a...
  • Ukraine Bans Main Opposition Party, Seizes All Its Assets

    06/21/2022 8:49:27 AM PDT · by george76 · 126 replies
    Summit News ^ | 21 June, 2022 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Beacon of democracy’ cracks down on dissent.. Ukrainian authorities have banned the country’s main opposition party and seized all its assets, once again undermining the narrative that President Zelensky is presiding over a beacon of democracy. The country’s Ministry of Justice announced the move via Facebook, revealing that the Opposition Platform — For Life had been shut down and its assets, money and property transferred to the state. The party had previously had its operations suspended in March after it was accused of being complicit with Russia and being “anti-Ukrainian.” The ban means that Zelensky’s main political opposition has been...
  • EU unveils new ‘anti-disinformation code’ to crack down on fake accounts and falsehoods

    06/17/2022 2:59:14 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | Thu June 16, 2022 | Brian Fung,
    Under the newest version of a code of conduct originally established in 2018, nearly three dozen entities vowed to step up efforts to detect false claims, to label political advertising more transparently and to restrict advertising around disinformation, among other moves. Demonetizing disinformation is the “cornerstone” of the new initiative, said Thierry Breton, a European commissioner and one of the EU’s top digital regulators. Many of the biggest platforms signing onto Thursday’s agreement had already been operating under the older set of 21 commitments, which ranged from supporting fact-checking to scrutinizing ad placement. This week’s expansion grows the list of...
  • Norway to Track All Supermarket Purchases

    06/14/2022 10:30:18 AM PDT · by EBH · 60 replies
    Life in Norway ^ | 6/2/22 | David Nikel
    Statistics Norway wants to receive several million daily receipts from food stores, signalling a new era in state data collection. Privacy advocates and the supermarkets themselves are unhappy. People living in Norway are used to big government. But the latest news coming out of Oslo is a surprising new step down the road of data collection that not everyone is happy with. Statistics Norway (SSB) is the state-owned entity responsible for collecting, producing and communicating statistics related to the economy, population and society at national, regional and local levels. Because everything about an individual living in Norway is linked to...
  • Video: Biden Advisor Says Social Media Companies Need To Silence Anyone Who Criticises Green Energy “Transition”

    06/14/2022 6:55:34 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 72 replies
    https://summit.news ^ | 14 June, 2022 | Steve Watson
    “We need the tech companies to really jump in” One of Joe Biden’s senior advisors told a reporter this week that social media companies should be cracking down on and censoring anyone who speeds information critical of the administration’s so called ‘green energy transition’. National climate advisor Gina McCarthy made the comments in an interview with a reporter for Axios, stating “Now it’s not so much denying the problem. What the [fossil fuel] industry is now doing is seeding doubt about the costs associated with [green energy] and whether they work or not.” She continued, “We need the tech companies...
  • Dem Rep. Raskin on 1/6 Probe: Of over 1,000 Witnesses, None Said Trump Won in 2020

    06/11/2022 6:39:43 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 34 replies
    breitbart ^ | 10 Jun 2022 | PAM KEY
    Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) said Friday on MSNBC’s “All In” that during the House Select Committee investigation into the January 6, of over 1000 witnesses, not one believed President Donald Trump won in 2020. Raskin said, “The truth has this power in investigations like this because things that seemed obscure or shadowy before suddenly become clear when you hear lots and lots of people talking about it. We had over 1000 witnesses come in and freely talk to us about what was going on. Certain things just achieved a crystalline clarity. One was nobody bought the big lie. The attorney...
  • Canadian Attorney General Announces Citizens Do Not Have “The Absolute Right to Own Private Property”

    06/09/2022 9:18:13 AM PDT · by Tench_Coxe · 39 replies
    Trudeau’s Justice Minister and Canadian Attorney General David Lametti announced this week that Canadians do not have an “absolute right to own private property.”
  • Anniversary

    06/09/2022 9:57:46 AM PDT · by Tench_Coxe · 10 replies
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    Today in 1949, George Orwell's '1984' was published.
  • Arizona Executes Inmate for 1984 Killing of 8-Year-Old Girl

    06/09/2022 3:29:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 93 replies
    KOCO ^ | Jun 8, 2022 | PAUL DAVENPORT and JACQUES BILLEAUD
    An Arizona man convicted of murder in the 1984 killing of an 8-year-old girl was put to death Wednesday in the state’s second execution since officials resumed carrying out the death penalty in May following a nearly eight-year hiatus. Frank Atwood, 66, died by lethal injection at the state prison in Florence for his murder conviction in the killing of Vicki Hoskinson, whose body was found in the desert, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said in a statement. Vicki went missing months earlier after leaving her home in Tucson to drop a birthday card in a nearby mailbox.
  • NYT Gets Thrill Up Leg Over Connecticut Creating State-Based Election Disinfo Board

    06/01/2022 1:16:39 PM PDT · by JV3MRC · 11 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 6/1/2022 | Joseph Vazquez
    The New York Times appeared to be tickled pink over liberal-run states shoehorning President Joe Biden’s Disinformation Governance Board idea into their own election governance processes. The Times technology and regulation reporter Cecilia Kang celebrated Connecticut for a reported recent state effort to hire an election “misinformation” expert with a $150,000 salary. Kang’s story painted the idea of Connecticut’s so-called state “misinformation” officer like he or she would be a dogged crime-fighter. The story had a fawning headline: “Help Wanted: State Misinformation Sheriff.” Kang whined how the state faced “a bevy of falsehoods about voting that swirled around online.” To...
  • RAND PAUL: Biden's censors want Russian-style speech controls and they haven't given up

    05/31/2022 6:38:40 AM PDT · by RandFan · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 31 | Sen. Rand Paul
    "1984" had its Ministry of Truth, the Soviets had their Gulag. Today’s Russians, like their kindred spirits among the American left, may be less overt in policing speech but don’t let a less visible barbarity fool anyone into believing that the goal is any less of an assault on free speech. Current Russian law punishes speech or public engagement that questions Russia’s invasion of Ukraine or even protests that call it a war. As University of Massachusetts Amherst Associate Professor Lauren McCarthy puts it, "public activities aimed at discrediting the use of Russia’s military," become "a criminal offense if committed...
  • Report Shows FBI Spied on 3.3 Million Americans Without a Warrant, GOP Demands Answers

    05/26/2022 7:41:45 AM PDT · by Basket_of_Deplorables · 99 replies
    The Epoch Times (paywalled) ^ | 5-25-2022 | Joseph Lord
    Top House Republicans are demanding answers from the FBI after court-ordered information came to light showing that the federal agency had collected the information of over 3 million Americans without a warrant. In a May 25 letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray, Reps. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and Mike Turner (R-Ohio) asked Wray to explain why his agency had wiretapped and gathered personal information on over 3.3 million Americans without a warrant (pdf). Limited authority to gather foreign intelligence information is granted by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Specifically, section 702 of the bill says: “the Attorney General (AG) and...