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  • ‘I Have Not Embellished On My Record’: Kathy Barnette Addresses Controversy Over Past Tweets, Personal History

    05/15/2022 9:37:50 PM PDT · by Antoninus · 81 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | May 15, 2022 | John Rigolizzo
    Pennsylvania Republican Senate candidate Kathy Barnette addressed several recent controversies over her record on Sunday, as she continues to surge in the polls ahead of Tuesday’s primary. Speaking with host Shannon Bream on “Fox News Sunday,” Barnette responded to criticisms about parts of her past that have come under fire in recent days, including questions about her military service record and insensitive tweets she had made in the past. She also blasted her primary opponents for raising controversy, claiming that they were “mad” because of her recent rise. “So I want to give you a chance to answer some of...
  • What's the matter with Pennsylvania?

    05/15/2022 3:31:31 PM PDT · by T Ruth · 182 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | May 15, 2022 | Salena Zito
    MEYERSDALE, Pennsylvania — Unless either Dr. Mehmet Oz or David McCormick pulls out a miracle between today and Tuesday evening, just over 20% of the Republican primary electorate is going to nominate Kathy Barnette for U.S. Senate. This would mark the first time in modern Pennsylvania Republican primary history that such a complete unknown wins with no statewide infrastructure to support her candidacy, zero money, and little scrutiny. If she succeeds, she will have upended a race between two capable candidates who, up until a week ago, seemed to be locked in a two-man contest. This would also mark the...
  • ‘Turn the page.’ Barnette says she wouldn’t support McConnell as GOP leader

    05/14/2022 9:42:11 PM PDT · by TBP · 41 replies
    McClatchy DC ^ | MAY 13, 2022 | DAVID CATANESE
    Kathy Barnette, who has taken Republican leaders by surprise with her late break run towards the GOP Senate nomination in Pennsylvania, said she would not support Mitch McConnell to lead her party if she makes it to Washington. “No, I think it’s time,” Barnette said in a recent interview with McClatchyDC. “These people have been in office longer than I’ve been alive. It’s time to move forward, thank you. Turn the page.” She added, “None of these people are going to release power. Power is addictive to them.” The 50-year-old Barnette, a Black conservative woman, poses a real threat to...
  • Kathy Barnette tweets targeted Muslims, LGBTQ people and Obama

    05/14/2022 5:40:50 PM PDT · by AmericaFirst101 · 195 replies
    Axios ^ | May 13, 2022 | Herb Scribner
    Kathy Barnette, a Republican Senate candidate in Pennsylvania, has a social media history packed with anti-Muslim and anti-LGBTQ sentiments, as well as conspiracy theories about former President Obama. (snip) Driving the news: Former President Donald Trump warned Republicans Thursday that Barnette's history will preclude her from winning a general election in Pennsylvania. Trump has endorsed celebrity TV doctor Mehmet Oz in the race. (snip) In one of the tweets, Barnette said "pedophilia is a cornerstone of Islam." (snip) Worth noting: Barnette talked derogatorily about Muslims, Islam and Obama in speeches as well, CNN reports.
  • An Ancient Roman Cult’s Rituals Included Feasting, Fire, and Floor Cleaning (By Mithra!)

    05/13/2022 3:32:07 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 15 replies
    Atlas Obscura ^ | 5-13-22 | NATHANIEL SCHARPING
    INSIDE THE CHAMBER IT IS dark, and the flickers of torchlight play across the features of the men gathered. The meal over, they sit relaxed on long stone benches that face each other in the narrow nave. Their god has left them for the time being, but embers of the fire that brought him to share the feast still glow red on the altar nearby. Soon, the devout will gather and burn the scraps, including chicken bones and suckling pig carcasses picked clean of meat. Then they will disperse the ashes across the floor and pace deliberately back and forth...
  • Gab endorses Kathy Barnette for US Senate in PA

    05/13/2022 10:27:47 AM PDT · by Antoninus · 30 replies
    Gab Social Email ^ | 5/13/22 | Andrew Torba, Gab CEO
    US Senate Endorsement: Kathy Barnette About a year ago I met with Kathy Barnette, a homeschooling Christian mom and veteran who had a big vision for the state of PA. Kathy was relatively unknown at the time, but I knew there was something special about her when I learned that Kathy filed a federal lawsuit related to mail-in ballot issues before the chaos of the 2020 election even happened. Kathy is also a Gab user and even wrote a guest post for our blog last year. Kathy’s testimony is incredibly powerful. She is the “byproduct of a rape” and celebrates...
  • Surging GOP candidate Kathy Barnette has long history of bigoted statements against gays and Muslims

    05/12/2022 10:56:26 PM PDT · by AmericaFirst101 · 207 replies
    CNN ^ | May 12, 2022 | Andrew Kaczynski and Em Steck
    Surging Pennsylvania GOP Senate candidate Kathy Barnette has a history of anti-Muslim and anti-gay statements. In many tweets, Barnette also spread the false conspiracy theory that former President Barack Obama is a Muslim. In one speech uploaded to YouTube in 2015, Barnette forcefully argued it was OK to discriminate against Muslims and compared rejecting Islam to "... rejecting Hitler's or Stalin's worldviews." In comments on her radio show, she said accepting homosexuality would lead to the accepting of incest and pedophilia. One post she wrote called a transgender person "deformed" and "demonic." (snip) "You are not a racist if you...
  • Covid-19: The Greatest Psy-op ever implemented. Vaccines, Masks, Lockdowns, Curfews, Quarantines & Tyranny

    05/11/2022 12:03:37 PM PDT · by Robert DeLong · 24 replies
    CJ Hopkins via Brighteon ^ | Video 7 months ago - Article Oct. 2020 | channel image Fearless Nation
    This is a video based upon the article written by CJ Hopkins in Oct. 2020 that states we are in the midst of a global totalitarian movement. Runtime 5:48. Worth the watch.
  • An open letter: why I'm leaving the cult of wokeness

    04/14/2022 2:03:51 PM PDT · by TBP · 16 replies
    CK Archive ^ | Africa Brooke
    If there's one thing I'm NOT afraid of, it's being 'cancelled'. If being cancelled means me living in integrity as a human being who thinks for themselves, CANCEL ME TODAY! I repeat; I am not afraid. What I'm truly afraid of is existing in a world that forces me to submit to an ideology without question, otherwise I'm to be shamed (or pressured to shame myself) and cast out of the community. A world that tells me that because I inhabit a black body; I will forever be oppressed and at the mercy of some omnipresent monster called 'whiteness'. That...
  • Lori Vallow Daybell restored to competency; murder trial to proceed

    04/11/2022 3:38:30 PM PDT · by bgill · 5 replies
    East Idaho News ^ | April 4, 2022 | Nate Eaton
    Lori Vallow Daybell has been restored to competency and will face a jury trial on murder charges. District Judge Steven Boyce issued a written order Monday morning saying Daybell is fit to proceed and ordered that she be released from a Department of Health and Welfare facility where she has been undergoing treatment in northern Idaho since last summer... Daybell and her husband Chad Daybell are charged with multiple counts of conspiracy to commit murder and first-degree murder in relation to the deaths of 7-year-old Joshua “JJ” Vallow, 16-year-old Tylee Ryan — two of Lori’s kids — and Chad’s first...
  • Jury finds Larry Ray guilty on all counts in Sarah Lawrence sex cult trial

    04/06/2022 12:06:41 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 6, 2022 | Ben Feuerherd
    Sarah Lawrence College sex-cult leader Larry Ray was convicted Tuesday afternoon on all counts by a Manhattan jury — ending a yearslong prosecution launched after the fiend’s tyrannical abuse of a group of young people was exposed in a magazine article. Ray, 62, faces life in prison when he is sentenced by Manhattan federal Judge Lewis Liman later this year. Throughout the monthlong trial, prosecutors and victims painted Ray as a calculating predator who asserted control over a group of college students and others to enrich himself as the leader of a criminal organization he dubbed “The Ray Family.”
  • Joe Rogan slams woke Big Tech employees as ‘mentally ill’

    03/24/2022 1:20:19 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 10 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 24, 2022 | Ariel Zilber
    Joe Rogan took aim at woke “activist” employees of large Silicon Valley tech firms, calling them “mentally ill” and “lunatics who are running the asylum to a certain extent.” Rogan made the comments on his Spotify podcast during an interview Wednesday with Antonio García Martínez, an ex-engineer at Apple and Facebook who parted ways with the iPhone maker after employees complained of “misogynistic” writings in his book. During the segment, Rogan asked Martínez what it was like to work for a large tech firm. “For someone from the outside, we look at it and say: ‘How are those #### places...
  • Catholics Don't Believe You Can Earn Your Way to Heaven

    03/06/2022 11:16:06 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 2,992 replies
    Tradition | 03-06-2022 | CharlesOconnell
    A man commits a serious crime, then he gets released. He has "paid his debt to society". But wait a minute, he's only ready for the half-way house. He's unlikely to get a prestigious job in his new prison suit coat, or any job at all; he has civil impediments, he can't vote or hold certain offices. His crime was serious enough that he won't be presumed to have been completely rehabilitated until he performs a notable service to society, or at least spends many years on the straight and narrow, so that his crime can be truly overlooked or...
  • Jeb Bush: Thank you Peggy [Be the party of the big center. A great party can’t be a cult. Cults are by definition marginal, not of the majority. Donald Trump (is a cult)]

    02/12/2022 3:50:22 PM PST · by conservative98 · 120 replies
    Jeb Bush Twitter ^ | 2/12/22 | Jeb Bush
    Thank you Peggy— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) February 12, 2022 wsj Republicans, Stand Against Excess Be the party of the big center—of normal, regular people—against the forces of ideology assailing them. By Peggy Noonan Feb. 10, 2022 6:35 pm ET "A great party can’t be a cult. Cults are by definition marginal, not of the majority. Donald Trump brought new voters in, it’s true, and the party would do well to hold them by taking good stands. But don’t forget the votes he lost. He never came close in two tries to winning the popular vote, he lost once-Republican suburbs,...
  • Why has the UK fallen for the cult of Joe Rogan?

    02/06/2022 7:02:04 AM PST · by DoodleBob · 40 replies
    Independent via Yahoo ^ | February 2, 2022 | Louis Chilton
    There’s something idiosyncratically American about Joe Rogan. Maybe it’s his frat-boyish persona. His passions for hunting and extreme sports. Perhaps, most of all, Joe Rogan embodies some whimsical notion of the American Dream: a college dropout turned stand-up comedian, who worked his way up to become one of the world’s media titans....Last year, it was Spotify’s most-streamed podcast globally, in the US and the UK. Rogan is, anyone would have to admit, quite the big deal. And yet, he is a polarising figure. A staunch libertarian, Rogan has faced accusations of sexism and transphobia over remarks made on the podcast....
  • ANTICHRIST!!!!!!!

    12/23/2021 4:26:00 PM PST · by Nextaxpro · 75 replies
  • Brzezinski: How Can Biden, Dems Move Forward Until We Investigate Trump ‘Cult’ for January 6

    12/13/2021 8:02:51 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/13/2021 | Trent Baker
    MSNBC “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski on Monday asked how President Joe Biden and Democrats can move forward to any election until former President Donald Trump and his “weak cult followers” are investigated for their roles in the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Brzezinski emphasized that the riot and attempts to overturn and steal the election are threats to our democracy “that we still face right now.”
  • And a Child Shall Mislead Them

    11/04/2021 12:33:10 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 43 replies
    Taki's Magazine ^ | October 19, 2021 | David Cole
    <p>Penn Jillette, the tall half of the hugely successful magician duo Penn & Teller, is one of the entertainment industry’s most outspoken atheists. For decades, Jillette has smugly condemned all manner of religious, psychic, and pseudoscientific irrationality. He also has a fan base on the right, because as a self-described libertarian, Jillette’s often mused about how “taxation is theft” and government compulsion is bad.</p>
  • As China pursues zero-COVID, threat of death penalty used to enforce restrictions

    11/02/2021 8:48:59 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 7 replies ^ | October 30, 2021 23:19 IST | Web Desk Updated:
    With less than one hundred days to go for the Beijing Winter Olympics, China is maximising its efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, with new locally-transmitted cases at a six-week high. The Chinese mainland reported 78 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday, with 59 locally transmitted. China has so far reported 97,080 total infections and 4,626 deaths from COVID-19. As part of its zero-COVID policy, China has shut down multiple cities, stopped trains and quarantined all of its passengers after finding out that only a single one can been in contact with a COVID-19 patient, and restricted public transport...
  • CULT LEADER DEAD Mystery as Cult Leader Facing Murder Charges Over Horror Human Sacrifices Dies in Police Car Crash

    10/26/2021 3:17:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    The Sun (U.K.) ^ | Oct 26 2021
    A TWISTED cult leader facing murder charges over a human sacrifice ritual has been killed in a police car crash. Self-styled prophet His Excellency Dr Kevin O Smith died alongside a detective, while two other officers were seriously hurt. The 39-year-old, whose sinister influence over British churchgoers was exposed by The Sun last week, was in a police convoy, being taken to be charged with murder, when his car overturned. Smith, under investigation after two people had their throats slit at his church, was cut out of the wreckage but pronounced dead in hospital. Last week, The Sun told how...