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  • Dear FRiends, We truly do need your continuing support to keep FR funded. Please donate today if you can. [FReepathon LXIII]

    12/02/2022 12:00:03 AM PST · by Chris Robinson · 1 replies
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  • Senate Votes to Impose Rail Contract, Rejects Measure Granting Workers 7 Paid Sick Days

    12/01/2022 3:40:47 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/01/2022 | Nick Gilbertson
    The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to pass a resolution imposing a contract on freight rail workers but rejected a concurrent measure that would give workers seven guaranteed paid sick days. H.J. Resolution 100 passed the Senate by a margin of 80-15, surpassing the 60-vote threshold. The Biden Administration brokered a tentative deal in August between the unions and carriers, but rank-and-file members of four of the twelve unions in the deal rejected it. Paid sick leave for workers was a central hold-up to the deal moving forward.
  • Dem Rep. Lofgren: Trump’s Attempt to Go to the Capitol Turned January 6 into ‘Coup Attempt’

    12/01/2022 3:25:49 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/01/2022 | Pam Key
    Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) said Thursday on MSNBC’s “Deadline” that former President Donald Trump trying to go to the U.S. Capitol during the January 6 attack turned it into a “coup attempt.” Discussing Secret Service members’ testimony to the January 6 Committee, Lofgren said, “I do have concerns either there were inconsistent recollections, or else there were, I mean, there were warnings that should have been heeded. There were certainly vulnerabilities that were left open and why that happened is a big question.” Anchor Nicolle Wallace said, “So this sounds like more than the area of the investigation around the...
  • Appeals court halts special master review of documents seized at Mar-a-Lago in major defeat for Trump

    12/01/2022 3:01:01 PM PST · by semimojo · 43 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/1/2022 | Tierney Sneed
    In a major defeat for former President Donald Trump, a federal appeals court on Thursday halted a third-party review of documents seized from his Mar-a-Lago estate.The ruling removes a major obstacle to the Justice Department’s investigation into the mishandling of government records from Trump’s time in the White House.In a ruling on Thursday, the 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s order appointing a so-called special master to sort through thousands of documents found at Trump’s home to determine what should be off limits to investigators.“The law is clear,” the appeals court wrote. “We cannot write a...
  • Cochise County Board of Supervisors votes to certify election

    12/01/2022 2:54:50 PM PST · by Coronal · 22 replies
    AZ Family 3 ^ | December 1, 2022
    Election results have now been certified.
  • Senate Democrat Pressured IRS to Target Conservatives..'This is a U.S. senator basically trying to turn the heat up on investigations by the Internal Revenue Service...

    12/01/2022 12:12:01 PM PST · by Red Badger · 45 replies
    https://headlineusa.com ^ | December 1, 2022 | Jacob Bruns
    The freshly-militarized Internal Revenue Service will now predictably be used by the Left to target conservatives, and the process has already started. After adding 87,000 new armed “agents” this past summer, the tax-collecting bureaucracy is poised to target political dissidents and small business owners who are seen to be enemies to the regime. Now, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., has demanded that tax exemptions be taken away from conservative groups who ignored masking orders and social distancing guidelines during the pandemic, the Daily Signal reported. The news has broken amidst the recovery of a 176-page document containing correspondence between Whitehouse and...
  • House passes measure to avert railroad strike

    11/30/2022 6:16:14 PM PST · by SaxxonWoods · 75 replies
    Barrons/Marketwatch ^ | 11/30/2022 | Liz Moyer, Janet H. Cho
    The House on Wednesday passed a measure that would avert a national railroad strike by forcing the adoption of a tentative labor agreement. The vote was 290 to 137. House members also voted 221-207 to approve a separate proposal to provide railroad workers with seven days of paid sick leave, with Democrats in favor and nearly all Republicans opposed. Both measures now go to the Senate. A 1926 law gave Congress the power to intervene in railroad disputes that threaten to disrupt the economy. President Joe Biden on Monday called on Congress to step in–despite his usual pro-labor, pro-union stance–saying,...
  • SCOTUS Takes Up Major Immigration Case Between Texas And Biden Administration

    11/30/2022 11:32:27 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 24 replies
    Republic Brief ^ | 30/11/22 | Kari Donovan
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned the Biden administration’s authority to prioritize which non-citizens to deport when hearing a challenge brought by two GOP state attorneys general who say the Department of Homeland Security is skirting federal immigration law. The justices were considering three distinct issues in the case, which opens the door to shifting majorities. After arguments, it wasn’t clear if there was a clear majority in any one area. The case was brought by Texas and Louisiana. “At the heart of the dispute is a September 2021 memo from Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas that laid out priorities...
  • SCHIFF: Evidence Will Have To Be ‘Scrubbed’ From January 6th House Report

    11/30/2022 8:13:04 AM PST · by Red Badger · 86 replies
    100% Fed Up ^ | Nov 29, 2022 | Staff
    The January 6th Committee has faced criticism about a lack of transparency, its highly partisan composition, and its failure to investigate certain elements of the unrest that happened at the January 6th ‘Stop the Steal’ rally. The committee, made up of Democrats and two Republicans who voted to impeach President Trump, had its deadline bumped up to release its final report as Republicans are set to take over the House in January and will likely disband the committee. As the committee prepares to release its report, which could result in them recommending Trump for criminal prosecution by the Department of...
  • ISIS Leader KIA

    11/30/2022 8:28:30 AM PST · by FRinCanada2 · 16 replies
    https://english.alarabiya.net/amp/News/middle-east/2022/11/30/ISIS-group-announces-death-of-leader-
  • San Fran to vote on police robots using deadly force

    11/29/2022 3:44:32 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 86 replies
    American Military News ^ | 11/28/22 | Justin Cooper
    San Francisco police have come up with a new policy allowing them to kill suspects using robots – a first for the city and a potential milestone in law enforcement’s deepening relationship with machines. The policy, part of a broader set of rules around use of law enforcement equipment, is set to go before the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Nov. 29, Mission Local reported. Robots under the policy would “only be used as a deadly force option when risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force...
  • Joe Biden: ‘Nobody Knows the Effects’ of Multi-Trillion Spending Agenda that Is ‘Just Coming into Play’

    11/29/2022 3:38:40 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 62 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/29/2022 | Charlie Spiering
    President Joe Biden said Tuesday that people were only starting to see the effects of his multi-trillion dollar spending agenda, despite Americans continuing to struggle with higher prices from inflation. “We passed the American Rescue Plan,” Biden boasted. “Now everybody knows it, but we did so much, no one knows the effects of it yet. It’s just coming into play.”
  • Oath Keepers founder found guilty of seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 case

    11/29/2022 2:13:47 PM PST · by Coronal · 97 replies
    NBC News ^ | November 29, 2022 | Ryan J. Reilly and Daniel Barnes
    WASHINGTON — A federal jury in Washington found Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes guilty of seditious conspiracy in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Rhodes was on trial alongside Jessica Watkins, Kelly Meggs, Kenneth Harrelson and Thomas Caldwell; Caldwell was the only one of the five who was not detained while awaiting trial. The jury is reading its verdict in the case. All five defendants face felony counts of seditious conspiracy, conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding, obstruction of an official proceeding and aiding and abetting, and conspiracy to prevent an officer from discharging their duties....
  • White House COVID Doc: The Way to 'Move on' From COVID Is Endless Boosters Says Coronavirus Response Coordinator and Fauci Protege, Dr. Ashish Jha

    11/29/2022 12:02:39 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 67 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11/29/2022 | Ben Bartee
    In a sadistic and disorienting rhetorical flourish, White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha, COVID Warlord Fauci’s diverse protégé, declared that the best way to “move on” from COVID-19 is actually to submit to an endless booster campaign for eternity. “Despite aggressive messaging, U.S. vaccination rates remain low,” reads the ABC News chyron. “People aren’t listening. What do you do?” asks the near-hysterical news actor, her voice inflecting upwards at the end of the question to indicate frustration. “It’s been obviously a long two and a half years,” Dr. Jha begins. “We understand that people want to move on....
  • LISTEN LIVE: Supreme Court hears arguments over Biden enforcement of Trump-era border policy

    11/29/2022 8:41:57 AM PST · by bitt · 12 replies
    pbds.org ^ | 11/29/2022 | pbs
    The Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over a blocked Biden administration policy that would prioritize deportation of people in the country illegally who pose the greatest public safety risk. The arguments are scheduled to start at 10 a.m. ET. Listen in the player above. Republican-led states sued and won a nationwide court order that is meant to limit immigration officers’ discretion in deciding whom to deport. The justices are hearing arguments in the case Tuesday.
  • Arizona county board supervisors say they voted to certify election 'under duress'

    11/28/2022 9:00:44 PM PST · by bitt · 102 replies
    justthenews.com ^ | 11/28/2022 | ben whedon
    "I find that very disheartening," he concluded. Two members of the Mohave County, Ariz., Board of Supervisors on Monday voted to certify the results of the Nov. 8 midterm elections "under duress," claiming he was forced to do so under threat of jail time. "I vote 'aye' under duress. I found out today that I have no choice but to vote 'Aye' or I will be arrested and charged with a felony," Gould said while casting his vote. "I don't think that that is what the founders had in mind when they used the democratic process to elect our leaders."...
  • 2022 Election: All Arizona counties except Cochise have certified election results

    11/28/2022 2:38:39 PM PST · by McGruff · 55 replies
    FOX10 Phoenix ^ | November 28, 2022 | Danielle Miller and Jonathan J. Cooper
    Nov. 28 was the deadline set by Arizona law for counties within the state to approve the official tally of votes for the 2022 election, a process that is also known as the canvass. For 2022, all Arizona counties, except one, have done so, despite pressure from some Republicans not to officially approve a vote count that had Democrats winning for U.S. Senate, governor and other statewide races. Initially, Republican supervisors in Mohave County postponed a certification vote until later Thursday after hearing comments from residents angry about problems with ballot printers in Maricopa County. The northwestern Arizona county, however,...
  • China Moves to Curb Rare, Nationwide Protests

    11/28/2022 3:46:59 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | 29 Nov 2022
    A deadly fire in Urumqi, the capital of northwest China's Xinjiang region, was the catalyst for public anger, with many blaming COVID-19 lockdowns for hampering rescue efforts.Chinese security forces on Monday (Nov 28) filled the streets of Beijing and Shanghai following online calls for another night of protests to demand political freedoms and an end to COVID-19 lockdowns. People have taken to the streets in major cities and gathered at university campuses across China in a wave of nationwide protests not seen since pro-democracy rallies in 1989 were crushed. A deadly fire last week in Urumqi, the capital of northwest...
  • Biden calls on Congress to intervene to avert rail shutdown

    11/28/2022 3:38:07 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 73 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/28/2022 | Alex Gangitano
    President Biden on Monday called on Congress to pass legislation to avert a rail shutdown before Dec. 9, warning of major disruptions to the U.S. economy if lawmakers don’t act. He said Congress should pass a bill “immediately to adopt the Tentative Agreement between railroad workers and operators — without any modifications or delay — to avert a potentially crippling national rail shutdown.” Biden’s plea to Congress comes amid an ongoing labor standoff that could shut down crucial shipments of food and fuel. The tentative Biden-backed agreement in September was approved by labor and management negotiators, but not every rail...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 27 November 2022

    11/27/2022 4:50:41 AM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 144 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 27 November 2022 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows November 27th, 2022 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows:FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Anchor Shannon Bream: guest-anchored by Jennifer Griffin: Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.); Dmitri Alperovitch, Co-Founder and CTO of CrowdStrike Inc., (who said the DNC email hack was done by Russian hackers, not Seth Rich—RIP)); Matthew Kroenig, Professor in the Department of Government and the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University; Buzz Bissinger, journalist and author, best known for his 1990 non-fiction book Friday Night Lights. Panel: Dan Hoffman, Olivia Beavers, Jonathan Swan and Whine Williams.MEET THE PRESS...