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  • Are We on the Verge of an Apocalyptic War With Iran?

    01/29/2024 5:12:38 AM PST · by Red Badger · 48 replies
    Discern Report ^ | January 29, 2024 | by Michael Snyder
    U.S. lawmakers are calling for military strikes inside Iran in the aftermath of a horrific terror attack that left three U.S. service members dead and dozens wounded. So if the U.S. does hit targets inside Iranian territory, how will the Iranians respond? It is theoretically possible that they could back down, but I doubt it. All of the airstrikes that we have conducted so far against Iranian-backed terror groups in Iraq and Syria have not caused them to back down. And the airstrikes that we have hit the Houthis in Yemen with have not caused them to back down either....
  • California Governor Cancels Public Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    12/07/2023 9:03:18 AM PST · by spirited irish · 22 replies
    Todd Starnes ^ | 12/23 | SMG Newswire
    For the past 91 years California governors have taken part in the annual Christmas tree lighting on the grounds of the state capitol in Sacramento. But this year Gov. Gavin Newsom ended the tradition.The Democrat executive surrendered to pro-Palestinian activists who threatened to disrupt the ceremony.
  • Southern California school board OKs curriculum after Gov. Gavin Newsom threatened a $1.5M fine

    07/22/2023 6:42:41 PM PDT · by Fiji Hill · 19 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 22, 2023 | Associated Press
    TEMECULA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California school board has voted to approve a social studies curriculum for elementary students, resolving a dispute with Gov. Gavin Newsom over lesson plans that mentioned the state’s first openly gay elected public official.
  • Inertia, Cowardice Mean Right Loses Ground to Trans Mania

    04/30/2023 7:39:50 AM PDT · by CFW · 8 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 4/30/23 | Michael Reagan
    If you’re interested in really being depressed, read the coverage of the controversy involving the state representative in Montana who is a man pretending to be a woman. Or in our words, a "hemale." Conservatives, Christians and normal people have completely lost the culture when a newspaper in Montana, of all places, apes the jargon, euphemisms and outright lies that permeate and sustain the "transgender movement." The Independent Record — the newspaper in Montana’s capitol of Helena — might as well be The New York Times when it comes to covering the insanity of the transgenderist’s genital mutilation and chemical...
  • Uvalde police held off on confronting shooter because of the rifle he used: report

    03/21/2023 12:39:32 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 87 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/21/2023 | JULIA MUELLER
    The police who responded to a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, last May held off on confronting the shooter inside the classroom out of concern over the AR-15 rifle he used, according to a report. A new investigation from the Texas Tribune found that officers decided that “immediately confronting the gunman” and the assault-style weapon “would be too dangerous,” although some of the officers on-scene were equipped with the same rifle.
  • Russian Host Explodes Over U.S. Help for Ukraine: 'Should Be on Fire'

    01/28/2023 12:09:17 PM PST · by familyop · 22 replies
    Newsweek ^ | January 28, 2023 | BRENDAN COLE
    During a monologue on his radio show Polny Kontakt (Full Contact), which gradually grew in volume as it went along, Solovyov raged...He said that he had previously warned that Adolf Hitler would be "rehabilitated"..."Berlin, Paris, Madrid, London, Washington should be on fire," he said..."Did we destroy a single base on NATO territory? No. Did we conduct strikes against the vile Polish dogs?...Then why the heck do we have a stockpile of tactical and strategic nuclear weapons? To be afraid to use it?"
  • What prevented the Russian tank group from making a offensive charge? - by

    09/11/2022 9:23:13 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 25 replies
    https://www.defenceview.in ^ | September 11, 2022 | admin@defenceview
    There are always people who say that the Russian army is fighting offensively, why not carry out a large in-depth assault with tanks and quickly encircle and cut off the enemy? The Russian tank forces were supposed to form up an iron barrel array on the front and gradually smash into the Ukrainian lines with fire. The Russian tank forces were supposed to form up an iron barrel array on the front and gradually smash into the Ukrainian lines with fire. Can the Russian General Staff fight a war? Now to talk about the large-scale in-depth assault and encirclement of...
  • Scheller: The American Military Is Promoting Cowardice

    08/01/2022 2:20:46 PM PDT · by PROCON · 43 replies
    humanevents.com ^ | July 28, 2022 | LtCol Stuart Scheller
    Following the Afghanistan evacuation, I was imprisoned for publicly challenging military leadership. Nearly a year later, Americans still don’t appreciate the dire implications emanating from foundational issues in the U.S. military. During critical moments when military leaders should be standing for American values, we instead find impressively dressed old men nodding “yes.” When that unconditional obedience leads to disaster – as it did in Afghanistan and Benghazi – military leaders focus on managing political narratives to save their own careers. In doing so, they miss timely assessments of failure, and inadvertently squander the sacrifices of selfless young servicemembers.Some blame the...
  • Vanity: Uvalde Officers Had a Ballistic Shield and Rifles and Waited 58 Minutes

    06/20/2022 8:23:11 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 24 replies
    Multiple officers were inside Robb Elementary School with rifles and at least one ballistic shield at 11:52 a.m. the day of the shooting, new video and other evidence shows. They didn’t enter the classroom for another 58 minutes. More soon via @statesman and @KVUE . 1/2
  • Police Delay at Uvalde School Massacre Defended [semi-satire]

    05/31/2022 10:48:28 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 29 May 2022 | John Semmens
    As more facts about the law-enforcement response at the Robb Elementary School massacre become available, confidence in relying on police to save lives is being eroded. It seems that the pattern in police responses to school shootings that is frequently exhibited is reluctance to risk getting shot. A Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman argued that “harsh as it may seem to the parents of children being killed by gunmen invading their schools, a rational risk/reward assessment must take precedence over an emotional expectation from untrained civilians. Despite more than a dozen desperate 911 calls coming from students trapped inside...
  • Mom of Texas school massacre victim is told her daughter could have lived after being shot through the back but she bled out in the 40 minutes it took for cops to storm classroom - as DOJ launches probe into police response

    05/29/2022 2:15:52 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 70 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/29/22 | Natasha Anderson and Jennifer Smith, Chief Reporter For Dailymail.Com
    The mother of a Texas school shooting victim was told by first responders that her daughter may have survived the massacre if authorities had acted quicker. The fourth-grader, who was among the 19 students killed at Robb Elementary in Uvalde on Tuesday, bled to death after being shot in her kidney. 'Her child had been shot by one bullet through the back through the kidney area,' State Sen. Ronald Gutierrez told CNN Sunday morning. 'The first responder that they eventually talked to said that their child likely bled out. In that span of 30 or 40 minutes extra, that little...
  • Texas Police Lieutenant Says Cops Were Reluctant to Engage Gunman Because ‘They Could’ve Been Shot’

    05/27/2022 7:17:43 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 79 replies
    A Texas Department of Public Safety official said responding officers were cautious as they entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas because “they could’ve been shot.” Nineteen children and two teachers were murdered after authorities say an 18-year-old male entered with a rifle 12 minutes after he crashed a car near campus. The New York Times reported the shooter was inside the school for about an hour before officers finally breached the classroom he was in and shot and killed him. Reporters demanded answers during a contentious press conference Thursday afternoon. State law enforcement officials addressed the public a day...
  • Texas cop says officers didn't rush to find gunman because 'they could have been shot' then claims they DELIBERATELY locked inside classroom to save other students: Experts slam 'disgusting' decision that doctors say sealed the fate of injured kids

    05/27/2022 8:17:06 AM PDT · by thegagline · 62 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 05/27/2022 | Jennifer Smith
    Texas cops said last night that they didn't immediately rush in to find the shooter on Tuesday's attack after being shot at because they feared they might be killed, and even suggested that they deliberately locked the gunman in the classroom where he slaughtered 21 people in order to trap him. *** He was being challenged by Wolf Blitzer over why the first officers who responded to the shooting retreated after Salvador Ramos shot at them with his AR-15 and then waited an hour for tactical SWAT teams to take him out, leaving him alone in a classroom with the...
  • Hamas-Affiliated Gazan Journalist re Nakba: Palestine Was Lost Because "Palestinians" Heeded Advice Of Arab Regimes To Leave Their Homes

    05/20/2022 12:13:13 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 9 replies
    MEMRI ^ | May 18, 2022
    Hamas-Affiliated Gazan Journalist In Article On Occasion Of Nakba Day: Palestine Was Lost Because Palestinians Heeded Advice Of Arab Regimes To Leave Their Homes On Nakba Day this year (May 15, 2022), Ibrahim Al-Madhoun, a Gazan journalist affiliated with Hamas, published an article on the Hamas website palinfo.. discussing the reasons for the Nakba and for the situation of the Palestinians today. Titled "The Nakba from a Different Perspective," the article claims that the Palestinians left their homes and villages in 1948 in compliance with the advice of the Arab armies, who promised to fight on their behalf but failed...
  • Biden: If Russia Invades, I’m Not Using Troops to Rescue Americans Trapped in Ukraine

    02/11/2022 12:54:04 PM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 44 replies
    Todd Cast ^ | Feb 11, 2022 | SMG News Wire
    If you are an American citizen living in Ukraine, you might want to start packing your bags. President Biden told NBC News anchor Lester Holt that if Russia invades Ukraine any Americans left behind will be trapped. Biden stated that he wouldn’t send American troops into Ukraine to get American citizens out if Russia invades, it wouldn’t be possible to do so and to find people and that he’s “hoping” if Putin does invade, “he’s smart enough not to, in fact, do anything that would negatively impact on American citizens.” Host Lester Holt asked, “What scenarios would you put American...
  • We Got Here Because of Cowardice. We Get Out With Courage

    10/15/2021 3:31:08 PM PDT · by TBP · 14 replies
    Commentary ^ | NOVEMBER 2021 | Bari Weiss
    Let me offer the briefest overview of the core beliefs of the Woke Revolution, which are abundantly clear to anyone willing to look past the hashtags and the jargon. persuasion—the purpose of argument—is replaced with public shaming. Moral complexity is replaced with moral certainty. Facts are replaced with feelings. Ideas are replaced with identity. Forgiveness is replaced with punishment. Debate is replaced with de-platforming. Diversity is replaced with homogeneity of thought. Inclusion, with exclusion. But there is one word we should linger on, because every moment of radical victory turned on it. The word is cowardice.
  • Harris says Texas House Democrats' protest shows "extraordinary courage"

    07/13/2021 2:15:56 AM PDT · by Libloather · 34 replies
    Axios via Yahoo ^ | 7/12/21 | Shawna Chen
    Vice President Harris on Monday applauded Texas House Democrats who fled the state in protest of Republicans' proposed voting restrictions. **SNIP** What she's saying: At a voting rights event in Detroit, Harris said the Democrats were "showing extraordinary courage and commitment." "I applaud them standing for the rights of all Americans and all Texans to express their voice through their vote, unencumbered," Harris said. "I will say that they are leaders who are marching in the path that so many others before did, when they fought and many died for our right to vote." "Fighting for the right to vote...
  • R.I.P. USA

    01/05/2021 9:48:36 PM PST · by Rightproud · 150 replies
    We have all lived to see the end of the American experiment. What a truly sad, sad time. The promises, hopes, dreams, and especially our freedoms will soon be nothing more than past memories. The sad truth is that by the time most people realize the evil they have enabled, it will be far too late. I will have no sympathy nor offer any compassion or condolences to them when they discover the pain of their ignorance. R.I.P. USA
  • I Now Better Understand the 'Good German'

    01/05/2021 5:46:51 AM PST · by Kaslin · 68 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 5, 2021 | Dennis Prager
    As my listeners and readers can hopefully attest, I have been on a lifelong quest to understand human nature and human behavior. I am sad to report that I have learned more in the last few years, particularly in 2020, than in any equivalent period of time. One of the biggest revelations concerns a question that has always plagued me: How does one explain the "good German," the term used to describe the average, presumably decent German, who did nothing to hurt Jews but also did nothing to help them and did nothing to undermine the Nazi regime? The same...
  • minimizing electoral fraud induced violence in the next few months (anyone? pence? pence?)

    12/28/2020 9:10:54 PM PST · by SteveH · 48 replies
    me | 12/28/2020 | me
    i keep hearing that there is a way for pence to declare many of the EC votes fraudulent. if pence is given the exclusive responsibility to "count" the votes, then even if alternative state EC slate votes are not formally "delivered" to pence, what if anything would prevent pence from inventing a new concept such as "senate presidential notice" and applying it on the fly to the 2020 election, voiding sufficient EC slates of some corrupt swing states such that the election is thrown to congress? a rule of thumb i have often heard in engineering is that the cost...