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  • Warren calls for Amazon breakup

    10/14/2021 6:01:16 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/14/2021 | Jordan Williams
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is calling for the breakup of Amazon after Reuters reported that the online retail giant created knock-off products and manipulated product searches in India. In response to the report, Warren tweeted that the documents at the heart of the news service's article “show what we feared about Amazon’s monopoly power—that the company is willing and able to rig its platform to benefit its bottom line while stiffing small businesses and entrepreneur." "This is one of the many reasons we need to break it up,” she added.
  • White House ‘Calls a Lid’ 1:48 p.m. Monday After Biden’s Extended Weekend Trip Home to Delaware

    05/17/2021 1:44:00 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/17/2021 | Charlie Spiering
    The White House on Monday called an early afternoon lid on President Joe Biden’s public activities after an extended weekend at home in Delaware. The president ended his schedule of public events at 1:48 p.m. EST — after about four hours of work.
  • Report: Biden Has Andrew Cuomo Lead White House COVID Calls with Governors

    04/27/2021 6:00:58 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/26/2021 | Joel B Pollak
    Embattled New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) has reportedly taken over the leadership of the weekly White House conference calls with the nation’s governors about the coronavirus pandemic, since President Joe Biden does not join them. Philip Wegmann of RealClearPolitics reported Monday that Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have both opted not to join the weekly conference calls with governors, unlike former President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence
  • Tulsi Gabbard Calls for an End to the ‘Racialization of Everyone and Everything’

    04/26/2021 11:41:22 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/26/2021 | Penny Starr
    Former Democrat Congresswoman and 2020 presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard posted a video on Twitter Sunday asking people to stop what she describes as “racialization” and “racialism,” and instead look at all individuals as “part of the human family.” “Please, please let us stop the racialization of everyone and everything — racialism,” Gabbard said in the 1-minute video.
  • Joe Biden Calls Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Day Six of Winter Storms

    02/19/2021 6:10:41 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/19/2021 | Charlie Spiering
    President Joe Biden personally called Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday to discuss the severe winter weather crippling power and water infrastructure in the state, according to the White House. “President Biden conveyed his support to the people of Texas in this trying time,” the White House said about the call. “He reiterated that the federal government will continue to work hand-in-hand with state and local authorities in Texas to bring relief and address the critical needs of the families affected.”
  • James O’Keefe: We Taped Two Months of CNN Editorial Calls with Jeff Zucker

    12/02/2020 5:52:36 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Dec 1, 2020 | Joel B. Pollak
    James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas released the first of its apparent audio recordings of CNN editorial calls with network president Jeff Zucker on Tuesday evening, promising more releases of what O’Keefe says is two months’ worth of CNN internal dialogues. Earlier Tuesday, O’Keefe live-streamed what he identified as CNN’s morning call, as well as the reaction of the participants after he unmuted himself and revealed that he was listening. As promised, O’Keefe began the first of his releases at 7:00 p.m. Eastern time. In one recording, CNN staff are apparently heard to agree that they should not provide President Donald Trump...
  • San Francisco police to stop responding to non-criminal calls as part of reforms

    06/13/2020 3:52:37 AM PDT · by Libloather · 25 replies
    AP via Kron4 ^ | 6/12/20
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – San Francisco police will stop responding to neighbor disputes, reports on homeless people, school discipline interventions and other non-criminal activities as part of a police reform plan the mayor announced Thursday. Mayor London Breed said in a news release that on calls that don’t involve a threat to public safety, police would be replaced by trained, unarmed professionals to limit unnecessary confrontation between the police department and the community. “We know that a lack of equity in our society overall leads to a lot of the problems that police are being asked to solve,” she said...
  • Trump-Putin phone calls in U.S. Democrats' sights: Schiff

    09/29/2019 7:38:05 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 46 replies
    Reuters ^ | 29 September 2019 | Doina Chiacu and David Morgan
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee said on Sunday Congress is determined to get access to President Donald Trump’s calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders, citing concerns he may have jeopardized national security. “I think the paramount need here is to protect the national security of the United States and see whether in the conversations with other world leaders and in particular with Putin that the president was also undermining our security in a way that he thought would personally benefit his campaign,” Democrat Adam Schiff said on NBC’s “Meet the...
  • Anybody here trade options?

    02/02/2019 2:57:08 PM PST · by Vision · 61 replies
    Have a few questions and my head is spinning.
  • Obama Called McCain to Thank Him for Vote against Obamacare Repeal

    05/07/2018 3:07:05 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 41 replies
    NR ^ | 05/04/18 | Jack Crowe
    President Barack Obama called Senator John McCain (R., Ariz.) last year to thank him for casting the decisive vote against legislation that would have effectively repealed Obamacare, according to an excerpt of McCain’s forthcoming memoir obtained by NBC. In McCain’s memoir, The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations, which he coauthored with longtime aide Mark Salter, he describes receiving a call from Obama in July after crushing Republican hopes of dismantling the former president’s signature domestic achievement. Obama called to say thank you and added that he was “counting on me to be an outspoken...
  • Trump to urge Turkey to de-escalate its campaign against Kurds in Syria

    01/24/2018 7:23:24 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 13 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Jan 24, 2018, 7:06 AM | Jamie McIntyre and Travis Tritten
    THE TURKISH THICKET: President Trump will wade into the latest point of tension between the U.S. and NATO ally Turkey, as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues to press ahead with his attacks against Kurdish fighters in the north of Syria, who are among America’s chief allies in the fight against the Islamic State. Trump is scheduled to speak by phone with Erdogan today in an effort to persuade one U.S. ally to stop attacking another. “We want them to de-escalate. I think you can expect that to be part of the conversation,” said White House press secretary Sarah Sanders,...
  • Donald Trump Calls On Supporters To Hold 'Biggest Ever Rally'

    02/26/2017 9:34:11 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 52 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 02/25/17 | ARIEL ZILBER
    President Donald Trump wants his supporters to counter the massive protests against his administration by staging a rally of their own. The president tweeted on Saturday that a demonstration staged by his voters would be 'the biggest of them all.' 'Maybe the millions of people who voted to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN should have their own rally,' Trump tweeted on Saturday. Since taking office and enacting controversial measures, Trump has watched as thousands have taken to the streets in the United States and abroad to denounce him. With the Academy Awards scheduled for Sunday, Hollywood has also waded into the political dispute. Jodie...
  • Harassing calls on my cell

    01/18/2017 2:50:12 PM PST · by A Cyrenian · 64 replies
    I'm getting calls on my cell phone from numbers that don't exist. When I try to look up the number on the net I'm seeing "someone has spoofed the caller id". These calls started right before the election and have continued since. I have added the number as a contact and then block that caller but they just switch to a different number. I never answer the call, I select don't accept option on my phone. Are you getting these and do you know of a way to stop them?
  • Fake Calls Avoid tech support phone scams [Many Fake "Microsoft" Calls Lately: Just Hangup!]

    04/20/2016 10:08:50 AM PDT · by catnipman · 48 replies
    Microsoft ^ | Various | Microsoft
    Avoid tech support phone scams Cybercriminals don't just send fraudulent email messages and set up fake websites. They might also call you on the telephone and claim to be from Microsoft. They might offer to help solve your computer problems or sell you a software license. Once they have access to your computer, they can do the following: Trick you into installing malicious software that could capture sensitive data, such as online banking user names and passwords. They might also then charge you to remove this software. Convince you to visit legitimate websites (like to download software that will...
  • Hotline ignored calls on girl thrown over bridge by dad

    02/10/2015 12:15:59 AM PST · by Libloather · 8 replies
    AP via MSN ^ | 2/09/15 | KELLI KENNEDY
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Just 12 hours before police say a man threw his 5-year-old daughter to her death off a Tampa Bay bridge last month, his own attorney called Florida's child abuse hotline, warning that his client was suffering from mental delusions. But the hotline operator didn't refer the call to investigators because she didn't think the child was in danger, according to documents released by Florida child welfare officials Monday. One week earlier, another worried caller told the Department of Children and Families that Jonchuck's daughter Phoebe had been physically abused in the past. But that call also...
  • Roger Wicker should resign for the good of the GOP

    06/24/2014 8:39:51 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 12 replies
    Obviously Cochran is not going to resign. The governor should appoint McDaniel to his seat the GOP can be unified. Wicker is more open to amnesty than Cochran as well. Wicker only voted against the final cloture after he got hundreds of angry calls.
  • Bishop issues letter on the ‘epidemic plague’ of porn, calls on men to recommit to purity

    03/09/2014 11:34:54 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Life site news ^ | Hilary White
    “I call on every man in the Diocese of Arlington to search his heart and renew his commitment to purity. I call on every husband and father to renew his sacred commitment to his wife and children.” - Arlington Bishop Paul Loverde ARLINGTON, VA, March 7, 2014 ( – The growth of pornography use, particularly on the internet, is “a matter of utmost urgency for every son and father today,” Bishop Paul Loverde of the Catholic diocese of Arlington, Virginia said in a letter to his flock released this week. Titled “Bought with a Price: Every Man’s Duty to Protect...
  • Leak Shows NSA Grabbed Data On 70 Million French Phone Calls In Less Than 30 Days

    10/21/2013 5:50:14 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Tech Dirt ^ | 10/21/13 | Tim Cushing
    from the no-wonder-its-data-centers-are-bursting-into-flames dept Another leak has been released from Edward Snowden's files, this one covered by French newspaper Le Monde. Sam Jones, writing for The Guardian, breaks down the details. The report in Le Monde, which carries the byline of the outgoing Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, who worked with Snowden to lay bare the extent of the NSA's actions, claims that between 10 December 2012 and 8 January 2013 the NSA recorded 70.3m phone calls in France. According to the paper, the documents show that the NSA was allegedly targeting not only terrorist suspects but politicians, businesspeople and members...
  • U.S. Outlines N.S.A.'s Culling of Data for All Domestic Calls

    07/31/2013 9:20:20 AM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies
    New York Times ^ | 7/31/13 | Charlie Savage
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Wednesday released formerly classified documents outlining a once-secret program of the National Security Agency that is collecting records of all domestic phone calls in the United States, as top officials testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee. As the hearing began, The Guardian newspaper published another document from the archives of Top Secret surveillance matters leaked to it by the former N.S.A. contractor Edward J. Snowden. It was a 32-page presentation describing the N.S.A.´s XKeyscore program, by which N.S.A. analysts can mine vast databases of phone and Internet information the agency has vacuumed up.
  • Feminist Calls for Sex Strike in Texas

    07/01/2013 2:34:28 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 92 replies
    Feminist Calls for Sex Strike in Texas By Lauren Enk Created 07/01/2013 - 3:50pm By Lauren Enk | July 01, 2013 | 15:50 A A Misanthropic feminists are at it again. HuffPo’s Vivian Norris just suggested a sex strike in Texas to pressure male voters into giving in to the feminist agenda (aka abortion on demand – er, “women’s healthcare.”) Deeply disgruntled that Texas might pass a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks, Norris urged Texas women to force men to vote for pro-choice agendas in the future by refusing to have intercourse with them this summer. “Don't give in...