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  • British Government Tells Soccer Players to Stop Hugging

    01/13/2021 10:10:18 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/13/2021 | AP
    LONDON (AP) — The British government is increasingly troubled by soccer players hugging and kissing in celebrations, risking coronavirus infections and the sport’s ability to be allowed to continue during the latest lockdown. Outbreaks at Premier League teams, forcing the postponement of matches, have heightened concerns about the avoidable and very visible close contact between players.
  • Portland retail chain announces it will not sell Andy Ngo's book in its stores amid leftist uproar

    01/13/2021 8:53:24 AM PST · by Borges · 62 replies
    Fox ^ | 1/13/21 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    A Portland bookstore announced on Monday that it will not sell journalist Andy Ngo's new book on its shelves after the local retail chain faced pressure by leftist protests. Powell's Books had been facing backlash ahead of the February release of "Unmasked: Inside Antifa's Radical Plan to Destroy Democracy," causing its flagship store to close early on Monday as a "safety precaution," according to the local TV affiliate KOIN.
  • Flash back: "The Cultural Revolution: all you need to know about China's political convulsion"

    01/12/2021 10:28:36 AM PST · by llevrok · 14 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 10 May 2016 | Tom Phillips
    The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution was a decade-long period of political and social chaos caused by Mao Zedong’s bid to use the Chinese masses to reassert his control over the Communist party. Its bewildering complexity and almost unfathomable brutality was such that to this day historians struggle to make sense of everything that occurred during the period. However, Mao’s decision to launch the “revolution” in May 1966 is now widely interpreted as an attempt to destroy his enemies by unleashing the people on the party and urging them to purify its ranks. (SNIP) “Our objective is to struggle against and...
  • Facebook censors libertarian Ron Paul amid Big Tech purge

    01/11/2021 6:58:33 PM PST · by deplorableindc · 60 replies
    NY Post ^ | Jan. 11, 2020
    Former Texas congressman Ron Paul says he’s been blocked from using his Facebook page for unspecified violations of “community standards” as Big Tech purges users following last week’s Capitol riot. Paul, a libertarian leader and critic of President Trump, tweeted a screenshot of his temporarily restricted Facebook page. “With no explanation other than ‘repeatedly going against our community standards,’ @Facebook has blocked me from managing my page. Never have we received notice of violating community standards in the past and nowhere is the offending post identified,” Paul tweeted. His most recent post linked to an article he wrote denouncing “shocking...
  • Bill Belichick declines to accept Presidential Medal of Freedom

    01/11/2021 4:55:08 PM PST · by mplc51 · 89 replies
    Fox News ^ | 01/11/2021 | Ray Gaydos
    Patriots’ HC Bill Belichick will not be traveling to Washington nor accepting the Presidential Medal of Freedom, he announced today.
  • Bill Belichick declines to accept Presidential Medal of Freedom

    01/11/2021 5:13:09 PM PST · by Meatspace · 109 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/11/21 | Ryan Gaydos
    Bill Belichick declined to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Trump, seemingly breaking from a friendship with the billionaire business mogul. Belichick put out a statement Monday after a report surfaced he would receive it later this week.
  • Report: 'Trump' found written onto manatee in Florida, investigation underway

    01/11/2021 4:30:42 PM PST · by bgill · 71 replies
    cbs ^ | Jan. 11, 2021 | Gary Detman
    CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. (CBS12) — There is a federal investigation into the reported harassment of a manatee, found with the word "Trump" written on its back, in a story first reported by the Citrus County Chronicle. A spokeswoman for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed an investigation is underway after the agency received a report about the manatee. The Chronicle reported the manatee was found over the weekend in the Blue Hole on the Homosassa River.
  • World War II: The Eastern Front

    01/11/2021 3:28:56 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 101 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | SEPTEMBER 18, 2011 | ALAN TAYLOR
    The war on the Eastern Front, known to Russians as the "Great Patriotic War", was the scene of the largest military confrontation in history. Over the course of four years, more than 400 Red Army and German divisions clashed in a series of operations along a front that extended more than 1,000 miles. Some 27 million Soviet soldiers and civilians and nearly 4 million German troops lost their lives along the Eastern Front during those years of brutality.
  • GM unveils new logo to emphasize its pivot to electric vehicles

    01/10/2021 9:21:52 PM PST · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 54 replies
    The ^ | Jan 8, 2021 | Andrew J. Hawkins
    General Motors debuted a new logo meant to convey the automaker’s renewed commitment to the production and sale of electric vehicles. The company is also launching a new marketing campaign to underscore that commitment, as it seeks to compete with Tesla and other automakers that are rushing new EVs to market. It’s been about a decade since GM has last tweaked its logo, but this update represents the starkest change in the company’s 113-year history. The most obvious change is the use of a lowercase “gm” in the logo, after previously only using capital letters. The underline has been shortened...
  • Gregg Popovich unloads on Capitol riot, GOP: 'I believe with all my heart that Trump enjoyed it'

    01/10/2021 11:07:34 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 69 replies
    yahoo ^ | January 7, 2021 | JACK BAER
    San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, long one of the sports world’s most outspoken critics of President Donald Trump, unleashed a blistering tirade against Trump on Thursday, one day after the president’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. Popovich spoke at length about the deadly riot in D.C. He fully blamed Trump for fueling the vitriol that led to the attack and called for his removal from office. Popovich also criticized Vice President Mike Pence and Sens. Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley and Lindsey Graham for enabling Trump throughout his four years in office. “He’s incapable. He’s incompetent,” Popovich said. “He’s incapable...
  • ACLU Warns of ‘Unchecked Power’ After Facebook, Twitter Suspend Trump

    01/10/2021 11:05:59 AM PST · by rktman · 50 replies ^ | 1/9/2021 | Ky
    A legislative counsel member from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has issued a rebuke after Facebook and Twitter decided to suspend American President Donald Trump from their platforms. Kate Ruane, a senior legislative counsel at the ACLU, released a statement condemning Facebook and Twitter’s decision to suspend Trump, warning against “unchecked power” and the precedent it sets for other activists.
  • President Trump Golf Course Expected To Lose Major Event

    01/10/2021 10:56:12 AM PST · by DoodleDawg · 46 replies
    MSN Sports ^ | 1/10/21 | Andrew Holleran
    One of President Trump’s top golf courses is expected to lose a major event once he leaves office, according to a golf insider. The 2022 PGA Championship is scheduled to be hosted by Trump National Bedminster golf club in New Jersey. However, the PGA of America is expected to change venues once President Trump leaves office, according to a report.
  • Speech to Parlement.

    01/06/2021 3:11:35 PM PST · by crz · 31 replies
    Cromwells speech to the long Parlement
  • CRT in schools

    01/06/2021 10:24:42 AM PST · by Borges · 8 replies
  • COVID anti-masker gasps for breath as he issues plea from hospital bed

    01/05/2021 8:36:16 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 73 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 5, 2021 | | Lia Eustachewich
    An anti-masker who believed the COVID-19 crisis was just a “political” stunt issued an emotional plea to skeptics from his hospital bed — after becoming seriously ill with the virus. In a Facebook video shared by a pal on Monday, Chuck Stacey gasps for breath as he admits he was wrong about the pandemic that’s killed 1.8 million globally. “I didn’t wear a mask. I should’ve. I didn’t,” Stacey says with oxygen tubes in his nose. “I believed this was just the flu, that it was all going to go away, that it was political. I didn’t think a mask...

    01/02/2021 7:30:06 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 172 replies
    Richardson Post ^ | Jan 2, 2021 | Howell Woltz
    Disclaimer: Please note that the following story is unconfirmed speculation at this stage. I have no idea if it is true and if anyone else but Howell had sent it to me, I wouldn’t be publishing it. However, given Howell’s history of proving me wrong, I am going to just put it out there. For all I know, John Roberts may have some other, perfectly plausible reason for throwing his home nation under a bus. We have no evidence whatsoever of John Roberts wrongdoing. However, any powerful people who were associated with Epstein now have a cloud hanging over them...
  • Covid-19 hospitalization rates are dropping. That’s terrible news [consider the source and date]

    01/02/2021 9:50:19 AM PST · by daniel1212 · 29 replies
    Special to The Washington Post ^ | December 7, 2020 | Ashish Jha
    Every day, states report on how many new hospitalizations they had for covid patients. During September and October, as cases were rising, we could reliably predict how many people would be hospitalized based on the number of new diagnoses. Clinically, we know that after someone is diagnosed, it usually takes a few days before they get sick enough to be hospitalized.... But as we entered November, something began to change. For instance, on Nov. 1, the Covid Tracking Project’s seven-day average showed about 80,000 new cases – which we would predict should lead to about 2,800 new hospitalizations a week...
  • 'Smart toilet' grant flushes $6.9M away, Rand Paul says

    12/31/2020 9:54:53 AM PST · by BuckeyeGW · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/331/20 | Kerry Picket
    Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul brought to light a $6.9 million provision for a “smart toilet” that was part of his annual federal government waste report that tabulated $54.7 billion in government waste in the past year.
  • China drops Philadelphia 76ers broadcasts as Hong Kong row continues

    12/30/2020 4:54:49 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 16 replies
    The Guardian(UK) ^ | 12/30/2020 | staff
    Chinese streaming giant Tencent has stopped live broadcasts of games by the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers in apparent protest at their new president Daryl Morey, who sparked a row by voicing support for Hong Kong protesters last year. Tencent has been offering text updates only for Sixers games as well as those involving the Houston Rockets, Morey’s former employer. It also refused to screen Rockets games last season. Milwaukee Bucks set NBA record for three-pointers in 47-point win at Miami Read more State broadcaster CCTV, which holds China’s exclusive TV rights for the NBA, has not aired any games since the...
  • Khamenei: ‘When Islam Dominated Non-Muslim Regions, Followers of Other Religions Were Grateful’

    12/30/2020 12:20:51 AM PST · by xomething · 9 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12/29/2020 | Robert Spencer
    On the day after Christmas, the Iranian Islamic regime’s Ahlul Bayt News Agency published a collection of the sayings from Shia Islam’s Supreme Leader, the Ayatollah Khamenei, about Christianity and related matters. Khamenei denounced the claim that “Islam is hostile to other nations and to other religions” and insisted: “This is not true. Islam is not antagonistic toward other religions.” Digging even deeper, he added: “When Islam dominated non-Muslim regions, the followers of other religions were grateful to Muslims for their Islamic mercy.” Khamenei and his regime are known for their deceptive practices, but this one may be the biggest...