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  • Another cowardly non-answer (from Gov. Ron DeSantis)

    12/03/2023 7:28:33 PM PST · by RandFan · 13 replies
    Twitter/X ^ | Dec 3 | @julie_kelly2
    @julie_kelly2 Another cowardly non-answer. In fact, I can’t think of a worse response to a line of questioning that could’ve resulted in a home run answer. DeSantis absolutely refuses to condemn DOJ’s ongoing prosecution of both Trump and J6ers. He cannot even bring himself to say January 6 and instead pulls out the well-worn “parents at school boards.” Further, he accepts Welker’s premise about how Trump would use his power and doesn’t openly laugh in her face about the vermin-Nazi connection or immediately pivot to specific instances of Biden doing exactly what the Left now claims Trump will do. “Retribution...
  • LA homeowner (Granada Hills) opens fire after four armed men broke in to burglarize his home, killing one -- (lots of photos)

    12/03/2023 5:57:53 PM PST · by dennisw · 26 replies
    DAILYMAIL.COM ^ | 3 December 2023 | ISABELLE STANLEY
    Los Angeles Police officers were called to reports of a burglary at an address in the Granada Hills neighborhood on Saturday morning Four suspects had entered a home and had allegedly threatened the homeowner with a gun But the homeowner then shot one of the suspects, who died at the scene The other three suspects fled the scene and have not yet been identified, but police said a 'trail of blood' suggested one of them had been injured. 'It is believed that an additional suspect was injured during the incident due to a trail of blood located during the investigation,'...
  • House Oversight Committee chairman reveals how China 'buys politicians off'

    12/03/2023 4:15:22 PM PST · by Libloather · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/03/23 | Fox News Staff
    House Oversight Chairman James Comer discussed the latest evidence revealed from the investigation into the Biden family business deals during "Sunday Morning Futures."The Kentucky congressman revealed to host Maria Bartiromo a bank investigator's concerns regarding loan payments made to Hunter Biden from China, saying the evidence "fits a pattern" with the Biden family. REP. JAMES COMER: … What we see here, Maria, is this fits a pattern that we've been talking about on your show for months, where the Bidens were taking in, you know, millions of dollars from our enemies around the world, and they were calling them loans,...
  • Hawaii school students sue transport department over pollution crisis and claim 'rising tides are washing up ancestors' BONES' - months after Montana youths won landmark climate change trial (only 7.14 years left)

    12/03/2023 12:36:54 PM PST · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/03/23 | Laura Parnaby
    Fourteen Hawaiian school students are suing the transport department for infringing on their right to grow up in a healthy environment by polluting it with greenhouse gases. Ranging in age from 10 to 19, the plaintiffs claim they have been 'seriously injured' due to the government violating constitutional pledges to decarbonize the transport sector by 2045. Their complaint says global warming is threatening age-old agricultural industries in Hawaii, while rising sea levels are projected to wipe out entire communities within the plaintiffs' lifetimes. It also laments the emotional distress suffered by the young Pacific islanders - sparked by 'climate anxiety'...
  • Climatism Has Gone From Virtue-Signaling To Vice-Signaling -- Hypocrisy is how weak (and idiot) leaders flex their power (good charts within)

    12/03/2023 9:04:51 AM PST · by dennisw · 5 replies
    The world is making great progress in transitioning away from fossil fuels, but more must still be done, world leaders and the news media agree. The urgency comes from climate change, which is worse than ever. And nobody cares more about climate change than world leaders and the news media. That’s all nonsense, of course. Fossil fuel use overall has steadily risen, while the largest part of the 22% reduction in carbon emissions by the United States from 2005 to 2020 came from a fossil fuel, natural gas, replacing coal. Carbon emissions peaked and declined in rich nations decades ago...
  • IRS penalty for underpaying estimated taxes jumps to 8% of the shortfall from 3% two years ago - with freelancers and the self-employed most at risk

    12/03/2023 6:39:36 AM PST · by Libloather · 28 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/03/23 | Keith Griffith
    The IRS penalty for underpayment of estimated taxes is up sharply this year, with self-employed and freelance workers at the biggest risk of getting hit. The penalty, calculated quarterly based on the Federal Reserve's benchmark rate, hit 8 percent on October 1, up from just 3 percent in early 2021, when Fed rates were near zero. The penalty rate applies to shortfalls in estimated taxes, which self-employed workers pay the IRS quarterly based on their earnings for the period. Employees who have income taxes deducted from their paychecks generally do not have to pay estimated taxes, and are unlikely to...
  • Whistleblower: 20% of New Zealand’s Vaxxed Population Have Died

    12/02/2023 8:29:40 PM PST · by george76 · 131 replies
    Slay News ^ | December 2, 2023 | Frank Bergman
    A New Zealand government whistleblower has come forward with explosive official data that shows more than 20% of the nation’s citizens have now died after receiving their Covid mRNA shots. Like many other countries around the world, New Zealand has suffered an unprecedented spike in excess deaths over the past two years. Due to strict mandates and heavy government pressure during the Covid pandemic, the vast majority of the New Zealand population is fully vaccinated. Official data shows that 95.8% of the eligible New Zealand population aged 12 and over have received one dose of the Covid mRNA shots. While...
  • Oshawa’s great kangaroo mystery: Hunt underway for marsupial no one says is missing

    12/02/2023 7:15:50 PM PST · by Squawk 8888 · 13 replies
    Global News ^ | December 1, 2023 3:45 pm | Isaac Callan & Gabby Rodrigues
    Locals in Oshawa, Ont., have been left searching for answers and marsupials after a kangaroo appeared to have been spotted in the city. A local pet search group shared a video on Friday morning, suggesting a Kangaroo had been seen on Winchester Road in Oshawa just before 8 a.m. The video posted by pet group, Team Chelsea, was one of several apparent sightings of the Australian animal. Another video submitted by a viewer to Global News shows what appears to be a kangaroo standing at the end of a driveway. The five-second video is shot from a passenger side window....
  • Q ~ Trust Trump's Plan ~ 12/02/2023 Vol.481, Q Day 2226

    12/02/2023 7:49:17 AM PST · by ransomnote · 355 replies ^ | 12/02/2023 | FReeQs, FReepers, LurQers and Vanity
    Work is in progress on Bagster's new watch, standing guard over those who have gone before us. I hope to post the new content next thread.Click here: to donate by PayPalOr here: to donate by Credit CardOr by mail to: Free Republic, LLC - PO Box 9771 - Fresno, CA 93794In the words of our fearless leader,"God Bless!" Q has reminded us repeatedly that together, we are strong. As the false "narrative" is destroyed and the divisive machinery put in place by the Deep State fails, the fact that patriotism has no skin color or political party is exposed for...
  • Alleged Intruder Dead After California Homeowner Opens Fire

    12/02/2023 11:00:32 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/02/2023 | Awr Hawkins
    An alleged intruder was shot and killed Saturday at about 5:00 a.m. by a Granada Hills, California, homeowner. FOX 11 reported that police were called to a home “in the 11400 block of Swinton Avenue.” CBS News noted that the dispatch call regarded a “hot prowler.” When officers arrived the suspect was pronounced dead at the scene, according to ABC7.
  • California woman convicted of fatally stabbing boyfriend 108 times during ‘cannabis-induced psychosis’

    12/02/2023 7:57:30 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 41 replies
    Nypost ^ | 12/02/2023 | Richard Pollina
    A California woman was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Friday in the 2018 death of her boyfriend after she stabbed him over 100 times during a “cannabis-induced psychosis.” The jury took less than four hours to find Bryn Spejcher, 32, guilty of killing her partner Chad O’Melia as she sobbed during the court appearance, according to KTLA 5. The couple had only been together for a few weeks when Spejcher attacked O’Melia after she took two hits from his bong — a smoking device regularly used for marijuana — in May 2018.
  • I'm a professional hacker - and these are the 5 things that would allow me to crack into your smartphone within SECONDS

    12/02/2023 5:21:48 AM PST · by Libloather · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/02/23 | Wiliam Hunter
    **SNIP** 1. Using out-of-date software Keiran told MailOnline that one of the first things he and other hackers look for when preparing an attack is out-of-date software. 'Out-of-date software is a really big issue because, if the software has been updated, it's probably because there is a security issue', he explained. Software, whether it is the operating system of your iPhone or the control system for a factory, often has some sort of vulnerability. While these can quickly fixed by developers, they are also often shared online through forums and hacker communities. If you haven't updated your software to include...
  • End of the road for EVs? Electric cars encounter nearly 80% more problems than gas alternatives, report shows - but experts suggest they're just teething issues

    12/02/2023 5:10:38 AM PST · by Libloather · 66 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/01/23 | Neirin Gray Desai
    EV owners report far more problems with their cars and trucks than owners of gas-powered vehicles, according to a new survey. Vehicles in the burgeoning electric vehicle segment, from model year 2021 through 2023, encountered 79 percent more problems than those with combustion engines, according to a Consumer Reports survey of more than 330,000 car owners. The research said EV owners most frequently reported troubles with battery and charging systems as well as flaws in body panels and the fit of interior parts. It noted that EV manufacturers are still learning to construct new types of vehicles, and suggested that...
  • Walmart will NOT advertise on Twitter/X

    12/02/2023 3:45:42 AM PST · by RandFan · 44 replies
    Twitter/x ^ | Dec 2 | xDaily
    @xDaily NEWS: Walmart (WMT.N) said on Friday it is not advertising on social media platform X, one of the latest brands to say it has dropped the Elon Musk-owned site. "We aren't advertising on X as we've found other platforms to better reach our customers," a Walmart spokesperson said.
  • VP Kamala Harris' 2019 Jussie Smollett defense remains after actor's hate crime hoax conviction, failed appeal

    12/01/2023 10:01:07 PM PST · by Libloather · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/01/23 | Adam Sabes
    Vice President Kamala Harris' 2019 post calling Jussie Smollett a victim of attempted "modern day lynching" is still online despite the actor losing his conviction appeal Friday and facing the likelihood of going back to prison. An Illinois appeals court on Friday upheld Smollett's previous conviction on five of the six charges of disorderly conduct in 2021. Smollett had claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack by two men who were wearing ski masks in January 2019. While police searched for the suspects, an investigation into Smollett led to charges that he planned the whole attack...
  • Destitution UK: "I live off £30 ($40) a month"

    12/01/2023 10:00:02 PM PST · by RandFan · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | Dec 1 | Channel 4 News
    Destitution - it's a word almost from another age, conjuring visions of desperate, grinding poverty. But it is a fact of life right now , for increasing numbers of people, according to new research by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation thinktank. In a joint study with Heriot-Watt University, they found that 3.8 million people - a million of them children - experienced destitution last year defined as being unable to meet some of the most basic needs - staying dry, clean, warm and fed.
  • COP28: Undercover filming highlights Saudi plan to artificially raise oil demand

    12/01/2023 9:53:00 PM PST · by RandFan · 7 replies
    Channel 4 News ^ | Dec 1 | Channel 4 News
    An undercover sting operation has highlighted a Saudi Arabian government plan to artificially raise global oil demand, Channel 4 News can reveal in an investigation released just days before climate crisis talks begin in the UAE. Officials from Saudi Arabia’s Oil Sustainability Programme (OSP) have admitted the country’s state-backed plan to target Africa and Asia with petrol, oil and diesel products, under a public programme from its Ministry of Energy. The operation was conducted by the Centre for Climate Reporting, and given exclusively to Channel 4 News, with a team posing as oil investors. In a secretly recorded video call,...
  • Fetterman demands Sen. Menendez to be expelled from Senate on ‘The View’: ‘Senator for Egypt not New Jersey’

    12/01/2023 6:36:16 PM PST · by Libloather · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/01/23 | Gabriel Hays
    Sen. John Fetterman, D-Penn., said Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., needs to be expelled from the U.S. Senate, quipping that he’s more of a "Senator from Egypt, not New Jersey," on Friday on ABC’s "The View." The freshman lawmaker from Pennsylvania made the claim in the context of the recent expulsion of Rep. George Santos, D-N.Y., from the House of Representatives, noting that if Santos deserves to be kicked out of Congress, then Menendez does, too, after being federally charged for participating in a bribery scheme. Co-host Joy Behar prompted Fetterman’s take-down of Menendez by bringing up Santos’ ouster, which happened...
  • Advertisers Say They Do Not Plan to Return to X After Musk’s Comments

    12/01/2023 2:02:38 PM PST · by RandFan · 45 replies
    Twitter/X ^ | Dec 1 | xDaily
    Key Points: - Numerous marketing agencies representing major brands have decided not to resume advertising on X following Elon telling them to GFY - Temporary advertising pauses on X are likely to become permanent, with Musk's comments providing little incentive for a return. Lou Paskalis, CEO of AJL Advisory, highlights the reputational risk involved. - Elon’s history of alienating advertisers, including threatening those who paused spending over content moderation concerns, has compounded the issue. - Over 200 advertisers paused their campaigns on X after Musk's replying to an antisemitic comment and the presence of ads near pro-Nazi content. - Musk's...
  • Climate activists interrupt opera performance, angering audience: 'Shut up!'

    12/01/2023 1:46:43 PM PST · by Libloather · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/01/23 | Kristine Parks
    Climate activists angered opera fans at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, by standing up and screaming during an opening night performance of Tannhäuser, Thursday. Radical climate group Extinction Rebellion, NYC, took credit for the protest on social media, and shared videos of the disruptions. Halfway through the second act of the performance, several protesters stood up and demanded an end to fossil fuels. One man scolded the audience to "wake up" to the "climate emergency," before unfolding a black banner that said, "No opera on a dead planet." "Wake up! The stream is polluted! The stream is tainted!...