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  • More Americans want Biden to encourage Israel to cease military action in Gaza: Poll

    04/14/2024 2:26:38 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 49 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/14/2024 | Lauren Sforza
    A growing number of Americans want President Biden to encourage Israel to cease its military action in Gaza, according to a new poll. A new CBS News/YouGov poll found that 37 percent of surveyed Americans want Biden to encourage Israel to stop its military actions in Gaza — slightly up from the 31 percent who said the same in February. Another 23 percent said in the new poll that Biden should encourage Israel to decrease its military actions in Gaza.
  • Bird flu pandemic in future? EU warns of potential spread to humans due to 'lack of immune defense’.

    04/04/2024 4:11:07 AM PDT · by Carriage Hill · 59 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4.03.2024 | Melissa Rudy
    As avian influenza (bird flu) continues to spread among wild birds in the European Union, officials are warning of the potential for a future human pandemic. On Wednesday, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) issued an alert noting that "transmission between bird and mammal species has been observed, particularly in fur animal farms, where outbreaks have been reported."
  • Clyburn: Israel, Palestine Two-State Solution ‘Only Way for Us to Move Forward’

    03/31/2024 9:34:49 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/31/2024 | Pam Key
    Representative James Clyburn (D-SC) said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that he believed the only way to move forward was to end the Israel-Hamas war and reach a two-state solution with Palestine. Host Kristen Welker said, “As you know, looming large over that event including with some protesters is the war in the Middle East and, in fact, a new Gallup poll now oppose Israel’s war in Gaza and approval has dropped from 50 to 36% since November. There were a number of interruptions at that fund raiser and a growing number of Democrats are calling this a genocide...
  • UN high court again orders Israel to alleviate crisis in Gaza

    03/28/2024 11:48:25 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/28/2024 | BRAD DRESS
    The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday ordered Israel to take more steps to protect civilians in Gaza and alleviate the humanitarian crisis in the coastal strip where Israeli troops are fighting against Palestinian militant group Hamas. The court ordered Israel to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid into Gaza, noting there is no substitute for land crossings for supplies. The court also said Israel must “not commit acts which constitute a violation of any of the rights of the Palestinians in Gaza.” The United Nations high court’s Thursday order comes after a plea from South Africa for the...
  • Yellen: Pushing Green Energy to Lower Energy Costs ‘Over Time’ Is Key Part of Fighting Inflation

    03/28/2024 6:21:26 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/28/2024 | IAN HANCHETT
    On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen stated that a key plank of President Joe Biden’s agenda to lower costs is by “creating incentives to dramatically improve the use of clean energy in the United States” and “over time, this will help lower household energy costs.” Host Andrea Mitchell asked, “[H]ow can you — I know you’re in Georgia today — help get the message to people that the economy is better and improve it even more, get those grocery prices down, help bring down the prices that people are feeling at their kitchen table?”
  • Why we keep trying to reject gun culture; Discouraged as we may be by our failure to stop gun violence, we need to keep trying. The alternative is far worse. (Mega barf alert)

    03/25/2024 7:45:39 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 49 replies
    Waging Non Violence ^ | March 25, 2024 | Robert C. Steiner
    For over 30 years, I have been frustrated by the inevitable destruction our gun culture imposes on American life. As a state senator in Utah in the 1990s, I promoted carefully modest gun safety bills. As an ordinary contributor to Brady, Giffords, Everytown, and other gun responsibility organizations, or just as another person expressing my opinion, lost in the vastness of our media universe, the disorder of gun violence calls out for my attention as a citizen. As it is for everyone, this call is more immediate for me after a mass shooting of children, but it is always there....
  • FTC report suggests high grocery bills likely due to ‘greedflation’ caused by big corporations

    03/23/2024 5:58:54 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 50 replies
    News4jax ^ | 03 22 2024 | Tiffany Salameh
    A new report from the Federal Trade Commission suggests grocery giants used inflation and supply chain disruptions during the pandemic to drive their profits and keep raising prices. Now, the agency is urging Congress to take a closer look into grocery profits. The data shows food prices in the United States spiked 11% between 2021 and 2022, the largest annual increase in over 40 years. News4JAX asked local consumers about their current spending Friday. “Everything. Everything. Everything that I can think of that I need, you know, it’s expensive,” a consumer said. The prices at the grocery store are high....
  • Poll: 60% of independents disapprove of Biden’s job as president

    03/21/2024 9:05:08 AM PDT · by CFW · 17 replies
    The Center Square ^ | 3/21/24 | Casey Harper
    (The Center Square) – A majority of Americans disapprove of the job President Joe Biden is doing, according to a new poll. The Center Square Voter’s Voice poll released Wednesday asked voters, “When it comes to President Joe Biden, do you approve or disapprove of how he’s handling his job?” The survey found that most voters disapprove of the job Biden is doing, with 55% saying so and only 45% saying they approve of the president’s work. Women rate the president better, giving him a 47% approval rating while 52% disapprove. Men, though, are less impressed, with only 41% approving...
  • I defended the Capitol from Trump’s mob. I know he’s an insurrectionist.

    03/21/2024 10:00:44 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 155 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/21/2024 | DANIEL HODGES
    When I received my acceptance letter almost a decade ago to the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington D.C., my imagination raced with the intense, life-or-death scenarios I would be confronted with on a regular basis in order to protect and serve the citizens of our nation’s capital. But even while contemplating such scenarios, I never imagined what I experienced on Jan. 6, 2021, or that I would be one of a few dozen officers standing in between former President Donald Trump’s fascist dreams and American democracy. The attack on the Capitol, perpetuated by a mob commanded by Trump, was and...
  • Joe Biden Issues Environmental Rule to Start Phasing Out Gas-Powered Cars

    03/20/2024 9:29:19 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/20/2024 | JOHN BINDER
    President Joe Biden has issued a new environmental federal regulation to begin phasing out gas-powered cars, requiring American automakers to produce Electric Vehicles (EVs) as part of his sweeping green energy agenda. On Wednesday, Biden announced the rule to require that a majority of new cars sold in the U.S. market are EVs or hybrids by 2032, the New York Times details: Nearly three years in the making, the new tailpipe pollution limits from the Environmental Protection Agency would transform the American automobile market. A record 1.2 million electric vehicles rolled off dealers’ lots last year, but they made up...
  • Zelenskyy: We need to think about how to hold elections, as currently the law forbids it

    03/16/2024 11:18:08 AM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 113 replies
    Ukrainska Pravda ^ | January 21, 2024
    President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has stated that Ukraine "needs to think" about how to hold presidential elections, because at the moment they are prohibited by law during wartime. Source: Zelenskyy in an interview for British TV programme Channel 4 News Quote: "I haven’t postponed [the elections – ed.], it happens automatically. I’m just not able to hold them now, primarily because of the law which forbids me from doing it. It doesn’t just forbid me from holding elections, but all institutions in general. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine [the Ukrainian Parliament – ed.] has to vote and give a mandate for...
  • Judge allows Biden admin program that lets in 30,000 asylum-seekers a month

    03/09/2024 4:27:08 AM PST · by CFW · 66 replies
    Just the News ^ | 3/8/24 | By Natalia Mittelstadt
    Afederal judge on Friday dismissed a challenge from 21 states against a Biden administration program that allows 30,000 asylum-seekers into the U.S. from four countries each month. U.S. District Judge Drew B. Tipton ruled that Texas and 20 other Republican-led states didn’t have legal standing in the lawsuit because they didn’t demonstrate suffered financial harm from the federal program, the Associated Press reported. The program lets a total of up to 30,000 asylum-seekers enter the U.S. each month from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua and Venezuela. “In reaching this conclusion, the Court does not address the lawfulness of the Program,” Tipton wrote...
  • Schumer: Reversing Trump Border Policies Didn’t Cause Problem, Dems Moved and GOP Said Let ‘So-Called Crisis Fester’

    03/08/2024 8:05:41 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08 Mar 2024 | IAN HANCHETT
    On Friday’s broadcast of ABC’s “The View,” Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that the problems on the border are not due to President Joe Biden reversing several Trump-era policies, cited Republicans who saw the Senate border bill as Democrats “moving in a tough, strong direction” on the issue, and stated that by opposing the Senate bill, Trump said, “hold it out for political advantage and let this so-called crisis fester for another year.”Co-host Alyssa Farah Griffin asked, “Well, Senator, Biden was right last night to bring up the strong bipartisan border bill that Trump essentially killed that...
  • Texas Newspaper Issues Warning About Secession

    03/04/2024 3:59:06 PM PST · by Rusty0604 · 95 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 03/02/2024 | Natalie Venegas
    In an opinion piece published on Saturday titled, "Texas voters, beware of pro-secession candidates," the Dallas Morning News' editorial board raised concerns over Republican candidates signing the "Take Texas Back" pledge. "As Super Tuesday approaches, Republican primary voters in Texas should beware. A worrying number of candidates for the Texas House of Representatives and other offices have signed the 'Take Texas Back' pledge that makes them promise to advance legislation to help Texas secede from the United States under certain conditions," the opinion piece read. The "Take Texas Back" pledge asks candidates to promise that if elected, they will place...
  • US military veterans burn their uniforms during Aaron Bushnell vigil

    03/03/2024 7:05:02 AM PST · by euram · 47 replies
    TAG24 NEWS via microsoft ^ | Feb 28 2024 | Kaitlyn Kennedy
    Portland, Oregon - Veterans burned their US military uniforms during a powerful protest on Wednesday in honor of Aaron Bushnell, the active Air Force member who self-immolated in protest at Israel's war on Gaza. The action, organized by the group About Face: Veterans Against the War, took place in honor of 25-year-old Bushnell, an active Air Force member who died after setting himself on fire outside the Israeli embassy in Washington DC on Sunday to protest US complicity in Israel's bombardment and invasion of Gaza.
  • Judge halts Texas law that would allow police to arrest, deport illegal immigrants — claims Biden hasn’t ‘abandoned’ border

    03/01/2024 11:59:08 AM PST · by Twotone · 29 replies
    The Blaze ^ | February 29, 2024 | Candace Hathaway
    A Texas federal judge on Thursday placed a preliminary injunction on a new Texas law that would allow local authorities to arrest and deport immigrants who enter the state illegally. Senate Bill 4, signed into law in December by Republican Governor Greg Abbott, would make illegally crossing the southern border into Texas a class B misdemeanor. Local law enforcement officials would have the authority from the state to arrest, detain, prosecute, and even deport illegal immigrants. Individuals who refuse to leave could be charged with a second-degree felony and face up to 20 years in prison. Those caught smuggling illegal...
  • Dem Sen. Murphy: Biden Did ‘One of the Toughest’ Border Regimes, But ‘Crisis’ Got ‘Bigger’

    03/01/2024 7:05:30 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/01/2024 | IAN HANCHETT
    On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) argued that President Joe Biden “implemented one of the toughest new regulatory regimes at the border in decades,” and “What changed is that there are now 10,000 people showing up on a daily basis. And so, the crisis is bigger, it’s more immediate.” Host Anderson Cooper asked, “Do you accept that President Biden and his team waited too long, because there is an argument that he waited too long to address the gravity of this crisis? Today’s trip was only the second time he’s actually visited the southern border. He...
  • Remarks by President Brandon on his Actions to Fight Crime and Make our Communities Safer

    02/28/2024 2:43:28 PM PST · by packagingguy · 17 replies
    The White House ^ | February 28, 2024 | Joe Biden the Conqueror
    That’s why I signed the historic executive order to advance executive [effective] and accountable community policing, and it’s very effective so far. You know, and I’m going to continue to call on Congress to pass the George Floyd Policing and Justice — the Justice in Policing Act so we can make police reform the law of the land. We’ve also made historic investments in proven strategies to interrupt and prevent crime and violence in the first place. These programs use trusted messengers, including people — people who are in the neighborhood, people who have — have been incarcerated and are...
  • Klobuchar: Biden Did Policy That Worked — He Should Act on Border But Couldn’t Before Because He Needs Congress

    02/28/2024 5:53:12 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/28/2024 | IAN HANCHETT
    On Tuesday’s broadcast of “CNN This Morning,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) stated that President Joe Biden should take executive action on the border, but didn’t do so earlier because he needs Congress and said that “They did try something this last summer that was working, but then got thrown out in court.” Host Kasie Hunt asked, “So we’re learning that President Biden is going to go to the border this week, really underscoring the political challenges around that issue for him. Are you glad to see that he’s making that trip, and do you think that he should put an...
  • Biden: Senate Bill Will ‘Allow’ Me ‘Control the Border,’ if I’m Re-Elected, I’ll Pass Bill I Didn’t with 2 Years of Dem Congress

    02/27/2024 6:11:50 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/27/2024 | IAN HANCHETT
    During an interview aired on Monday’s broadcast of NBC’s “Late Night,” President Joe Biden stated that the Senate border bill “would allow us to control the border” and if he’s re-elected it will be taken up in the House and be passed, which Democrats didn’t do when they had control of both chambers and the White House from 2021 to 2023. After host Seth Meyers said, “You even got an immigration bill that passed in the Senate, but never got taken up in the House,” Biden declared, “It will be.” Meyers then asked, “What do you — would you want...