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  • Recall Newsom effort has ties to far-right movements, including QAnon and virus skeptics

    01/24/2021 5:33:01 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 26 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | JAN. 23, 2021 | ANITA CHABRIA, PAIGE ST. JOHN
    As the pandemic continues to shutter businesses, close schools and upend lives in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom has become a target of angry frustration for some, driving a grassroots effort to recall him from office. What once started as a pipe dream is beginning to look like a political threat for the Democratic governor.
  • Environment: ‘Massive-scale mobilization’ necessary for climate change (only 9.99 years left)

    01/24/2021 4:43:51 PM PST · by Libloather · 10 replies
    The Chronicle Online ^ | 1/24/20 | Steve Lundeberg
    A year after a global coalition of more than 11,000 scientists declared a climate emergency, Oregon State University (OSU) researchers who initiated the declaration have released an update that points to a handful of hopeful signs, but shares continued alarm regarding an overall lack of progress in addressing climate risks. “Young people in more than 3,500 locations around the world have organized to push for urgent action,” said Oregon State University’s William Ripple, who co-authored “The Climate Emergency: 2020 in Review,” published in Scientific American. “And the Black Lives Matter movement has elevated social injustice and equality to the top...
  • Soviets Used “Operation Trust” to Identify, Arrest and Persecute Anti-Communists – Is That What the Deep State Has Planned for Q-Anon?

    01/20/2021 6:28:47 PM PST · by Wish2Post · 142 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 20, 2021 at 8:05pm | Jim Hoft
    Anatoliy Golitsyn was a Soviet KGB defector and author on the long-term deception policy of the KGB communist leadership. In 1984, Golitsyn published the book New Lies For Old, where he warned about a long-term deception strategy of seeming retreat from hard-line Communism designed to lull the West into a false sense of security. The book also included a section that is relevant to today. “Operation Trust” was a Bolshevik Counter-Intelligence honeypot trap to identify anti-communist patriots by having them wait for a secret military plan that didn’t exist. The communist operation from 1921 to 1926 aimed at neutralizing the...
  • End of an error: The Chronicle at last spikes Willie Brown’s indefensible column

    01/24/2021 8:43:06 AM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies
    Mission Local ^ | 1/15/21 | Joe Eskenazi
    Politico on Friday broke the news that our newspaper of record has opted to jettison “freelance columnist” Willie Brown at month’s end, putting a belated conclusion on an inexcusable and, frankly, inconceivable situation. And it only lasted 12 years. Less time than the Central Subway project or Geary BRT - but an embarrassingly long stretch for something that shouldn’t have happened in the first place. Brown, former mayor and Assembly speaker, and still very much a mover and shaker, high-level information peddler, and registered and unregistered lobbyist in this town, should never have had a column in the San Francisco...
  • The death of Keystone XL would be a blow to workers and communities along the pipeline’s route

    01/24/2021 4:49:51 AM PST · by Libloather · 26 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | 1/23/20 | Kelly Cryderman
    Construction on the Keystone XL pipeline has helped keep Emily Lai’s small family restaurant alive during months of COVID-19 lockdowns. The 90′s Restaurant, on Main Street in Oyen, Alta., has stayed afloat by serving takeout to hundreds of tradespeople who temporarily moved to the area to work on the project. But now that the TC Energy Corp. pipeline has been halted, she said she and her husband are more anxious about the future of the Chinese and Western cuisine restaurant they have owned for nearly a decade. “My husband is feeling sad, too, and worried about the business,” Ms. Lai...
  • Democrats rule Washington. 5 reasons they may not be able to hang on. (Can Trump get Pelosi fired?)

    01/24/2021 4:33:14 AM PST · by Libloather · 50 replies
    NBC 'News' via MSN ^ | 1/24/20 | Alex Seitz-Wald
    WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden and the new Democratic Congress were just sworn in, but the clock has already started on the 2022 midterm elections, when voters will decide if the president gets more than two years to advance his agenda with a friendly Congress. Democrats have to defend a narrow 221-211 majority in the House (218 seats are needed for control) and the 50-50 Senate, where losing even a single seat will cost the party the chamber. History is not on their side. Americans typically put a check on power, and the president's party has lost House seats in...
  • Researchers are developing color-changing stickers for masks to detect COVID-19

    01/24/2021 4:17:18 AM PST · by Libloather · 22 replies
    See BS 'News' ^ | 1/24/20 | Li Cohen
    As COVID-19 continues to spread, researchers are looking for new and creative ways to help detect and manage cases. A team at the University of California San Diego is developing something to help do just that: a color-changing sticker. The sticker is a test strip and blister pack that can be placed on N95, surgical or cloth masks and detect SARS-CoV-2 in the user's breath or saliva, according to a news release from the university. As the person wearing the mask breathes, the test strip aims to detect protein-cleaving molecules produced from a COVID-19 infection. Once the user removes the...
  • Rescue CA continues efforts to recall Governor Gavin Newsom

    01/24/2021 3:55:59 AM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies
    KUSI ^ | 1/23/20
    SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – It’s not uncommon in California for residents to seek recalls but they rarely get on the ballot - and even fewer succeed. Several launched against Newsom faded but another attempt is drawing greater attention as his fortunes change while he enters a critical stretch in his governorship. Recall organizers say they have collected have reached 1.2 million signatures toward the 1.5 million petition signatures needed to place the recall on the ballot, and they have until mid-March to hit the required threshold. Rescue CA has a goal of getting in enough signatures to help the effort...
  • Seattle police chief announces tighter policy for prosecuting vandalism

    01/24/2021 3:46:04 AM PST · by Libloather · 22 replies
    CNN via MSN ^ | 1/23/20 | Chuck Johnston, Alaa Elassar
    People who destroy property in Seattle will be arrested under a tighter policy coordinated between the Seattle Police Department and Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes, police said. The tighter policy will be enacted Saturday, Seattle Interim Police Chief Adrian Diaz announced ahead of a scheduled demonstration in Seattle's Occidental Park. The new policy comes after police reported several buildings were vandalized in downtown Seattle Wednesday night, including the city's federal courthouse. "The events of breaking windows at a variety of different locations with no meaning," Diaz said. "There was no discussion about what they were fighting for, what type of...
  • Latest Portland anti-ICE protest prompts federal law enforcement response

    01/24/2021 3:39:15 AM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/24/20 | Dom Calicchio
    An Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility in Portland, Ore., was once again the target of protesters on Saturday night, according to news reports and posts on social media. "No borders! No nations! Abolish deportations!" the crowd chanted at one point, according to video footage from the scene that was shared online. Law enforcement officers from the Federal Protective Service were heard declaring an "unlawful assembly" around 10 p.m. local time and ordering the crowd to leave the area. The FPS is a unit of the Department of Homeland Security. "If you trespass on federal property with a weapon …...
  • Capitol Violence Sparks Discussion Of Secret, Safer Impeachment Trial Vote (IMPEACHMENT HELD HOSTAGE - DAY 38)

    01/24/2021 3:19:25 AM PST · by Libloather · 35 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 1/24/20 | Mary Papenfuss
    Amid a rising American atmosphere of political death threats and violence, some are calling for a secret vote to determined Donald Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial to protect senators’ safety. The idea was discussed last time around after Trump’s first impeachment in 2019. Some argued that Republicans were unable to vote their conscience because of pressure from their party and constituents. Secret votes, however, run contrary to a principle of transparency and senators’ accountability. Critics on Twitter complained Republicans would claim they voted one way, while actually voting exactly the opposite. This time around, for Trump’s second impeachment, the risk of...
  • Antarctica mystery: Melting ice uncovers huge remains of 'ancient creature' on Google Maps

    01/24/2021 1:38:00 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 46 replies
    Express (U.K.) ^ | Sat, Jan 16, 2021 | Oli Smith
    MELTING ICE in Antarctica has exposed a mysterious skeleton, sparking claims that the creature found on Google Maps could be a "dinosaur frozen in time".The mysterious skeleton of a creature has been found on Google Maps in Antarctica in footage which has since gone viral. YouTuber Michael Bradbury, who hosts the conspiracy channel MrMBB333, suggested that the skeleton remains indicated a dinosaur which had been preserved in the Antarctic ice. The video has recorded nearly 300,000 views, sparking fierce debate among conspiracy theorists online. The video was titled 'Antarctica Melting Ice MAY have revealed ANCIENT skeletal remains fully INTACT! Rare...
  • Q ~ Trust Trump's Plan ~ 01/23/21 Vol.329, Q Day 1184

    01/23/2021 9:11:18 PM PST · by ransomnote · 627 replies ^ | 01/23/21 | FReeQs, FReepers, vanity
    Q is the result of the sacrifices and commitment of countless patriots to win back our captured country from the Deep State and achieve the transformation President Trump promised in this campaign video. President Trump has said the awakening of the public is key to this transformation.Q describes this awakening as follows: "The Great Awakening ('Freedom of Thought’), was designed and created not only as a backchannel to the public (away from the longstanding 'mind’ control of the corrupt & heavily biased media) to endure future events through transparency and regeneration of individual thought (breaking the chains of ‘group-think’), but,...
  • Senate Republican (Cornyn) threatens impeachments of past Democratic presidents

    01/23/2021 6:58:10 PM PST · by Libloather · 58 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 1/23/20
    The Texas Republican senator John Cornyn warned on Saturday that Donald Trump’s second impeachment could lead to the prosecution of former Democratic presidents if Republicans retake Congress in two years’ time. **SNIP** After a brief moment of bipartisan sentiment in which members from both parties condemned the unprecedented attack on Congress as it met to formalize Biden’s victory, a number of Senate Republicans are opposing Trump’s trial, which could lead to a vote blocking him from future office. “If it is a good idea to impeach and try former presidents, what about former Democratic presidents when Republicans get the majority...
  • Was Robert Maxwell murdered? That's what daughter Ghislaine has always believed but Rupert Murdoch is convinced he killed himself

    01/23/2021 4:48:09 PM PST · by RandFan · 23 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Jan 23 | By JOHN PRESTON
    More than £1 billion in debt and just hours before a meeting where he would be asked to explain a £38 million hole in his Mirror Newspapers' pension funds, Robert Maxwell's 22st body was found floating in the sea near the Canary Islands. Last Sunday, in the first part of our serialisation of a gripping new biography of the tycoon, we told of the run-up to his death. Here, in the final extract, we tell how the fall-out from it still reverberates today. Within hours of Robert Maxwell's death on November 5, 1991, tributes from world leaders began pouring in....
  • 1984 is NOW!

    01/23/2021 4:03:11 PM PST · by Dick Bachert · 30 replies
    Self ^ | 1/23/2021 | Dick Bachert
    The blizzard of emails around this FRAUD of the "Stealection" caused me to overlook one of the most important issues of Hillsdale College's excellent "IMPRIMIS" newsletter. The link below will take you to it: IMPRIMISIf you're not hooked after the first 4 paragraphs, let me know and I'll remove you from this list. As you read this, we're in trouble. This last "Stealection" was STOLEN by leftists who, for past and future promises of wealth and power, have literally invited an alien ideology into the deepest reaches of what was once the "America" left us by the Founders. If not...
  • America held hostage under Chinese Viceroy Biden: Day Four

    01/23/2021 11:14:59 AM PST · by Dr. Franklin · 35 replies
    January 23, 2020 | Dr. Franklin
    Four days after the installation of the senile Chinese viceroy by a corrupt Chief Justice, what organized action has been done to protest the loss of the Republic guaranteed by Article IV, Section 4 of the United States Constitution? Today I refused to work with a Chinese company to do my part. My recommendations to protest: 1) Save your money, we live in unstable times. The stock market has been soaring with the expectation that the Dems will end the lock downs, and consumer spending will boost the economy. Collectively, we can put a damper on the “Biden recovery”. Don't...
  • I was duped by Trump! QAnon Shaman regrets participating in Capitol riot

    01/23/2021 12:07:21 AM PST · by familyop · 146 replies
    The Washington Time ^ | January 22, 2021 | The Washington Time
    The man dubbed the ‘QAnon Shaman’ has claimed through his attorney that he was ‘duped’ by Donald Trump into participating in the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Jacob Anthony Chansley, 33, is being held without bail on federal charges, and on Thursday his St. Louis-based attorney spoke out to say that he blames Trump for leading him down the ‘primrose path’...Attorney Al Watkins (seen in 2018) had made a public plea for Trump to pardon his client, and called the lack of a pardon a ‘betrayal’ that would spur a great awakening in Chansley...The ‘QAnon shaman’...was kicked out...
  • Humblegunner's 20th Anniversary on Free Republic!

    01/23/2021 3:54:44 AM PST · by humblegunner · 208 replies
    1/23/2021 | humblegunner
    humblegunnerSince Jan 23, 2001
  • What A Fight Over $2,000 Checks Says About The Left’s Approach To Biden

    01/23/2021 3:45:09 AM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 1/22/20 | Daniel Marans
    When President Joe Biden announced his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill last week, the opening bid drew mostly positive reviews from progressive observers. But a handful of influential left-wing members of Congress, activists and commentators cried foul, arguing that Biden’s proposal failed to deliver on his promise to provide all lower- and middle-income households with $2,000 relief payments. **SNIP** In a note to a group of socialists, David Duhalde, a vice chair of the Democratic Socialists of America Fund, the DSA’s philanthropic arm, acknowledged the merit of the critique of Biden’s proposal before suggesting that an ill-fated battle to increase...