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  • Children Deserve Uniform Standards in Homeschooling

    07/10/2024 6:06:58 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 68 replies
    (Political) Scientific (Un) American ^ | May 14, 2024 | The Editors
    The number of children being educated at home has been growing for the past few decades. No one knows by how much, and that is part of the problem. Home­school­ing is barely tracked or regulated in the U.S. But children deserve a safe and robust education, whether they attend a traditional school or are educated at home.The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reported that by last count, in 2019, nearly 3 percent of U.S. children—1.5 million—were being home­schooled. This number, calculated from a nationwide survey, is surely an undercount because the home­schooling population is notoriously hard to survey, and...
  • Project Total Control: Everything Is a Weapon When Totalitarianism Is Normalized

    07/10/2024 7:36:30 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 13 replies
    The Rutherford Institute ^ | July 10, 2024 | John & Nisha Whitehead
    “The biggest mistake I see is people waiting for A Big Sign that’ll tell them that things have gone too far. One Big Thing that police or lawmakers or the president/leaders will do that will cross the line. It’ll never come because they won’t cross it. They’ll move the line. That line you think you stand behind is shifting everyday with little actions, bills, legislations… That line will stop moving one day, & it’ll be too late... Every day, your sensitivity is being eroded by these willful atrocities. The envelope for what you’ll accept is being pushed. One day, all...
  • BREAKING: Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has officially signed the WORST election overhaul bill into law. This law will stop local officials from conducting recounts to investigate fraud

    07/10/2024 4:41:22 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 62 replies
    Behizy Tweets on Twitter X ^ | July 10, 2024 | George
    George @BehizyTweets BREAKING: Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has officially signed the WORST election overhaul bill into law. This law will stop local officials from conducting recounts to investigate fraud and when fraud occurs, they have to call on the George Soros DAs & Attorney General Cheating in Michigan elections is now basically legal because no one will get caught Republicans should immediately sue because this law is unconstitutional. Michigan's constitution guarantees voters a right to a recount/audit and specifically states that legislative action can ONLY expand voters' rights,
  • Watch: Klaus Schwab Says Humanity Must Be ‘Forced Into Collaboration’ With Globalist Elites

    07/07/2024 9:32:30 AM PDT · by DFG · 155 replies
    Modernity News ^ | 07/07/2024 | Steve Watson
    World Economic Forum founder Klaus Schwab told delegates at a conference in China this week that humanity needs to be “forced into a collaboration” with globalist entities. Speaking at the WEF’s ‘Annual Meeting of the New Champions’, often dubbed the “Summer Davos,” in China, Schwab stated that in order to drive the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” forward, elites must aggressively drive their agenda home. In another clip, Schwab touted AI and other technologies becoming ubiquitous as a reason why humanity must “work together” with the global elite. “To drive future economic growth we must embrace innovation and force the collaboration across...
  • It was their final, most essential command

    07/05/2024 4:28:11 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 4 Jul, 2024 | M. Walter
    You are never, ever the good guy if you are for suffocating speech. Ever. In order for what follows to make sense, we all need to stipulate this point. Especially when you are being told to reject the evidence of your own eyes and ears and believe the lies you are being told. History has proven it true: if the people in power want to censor, punish, limit speech, they are always the bad guys. Always. There are simply no exceptions to this rule. In the 2,000 years of man being upright and organized into groups with a leader, however...
  • Biden announces plans to jail grocers to combat his food inflation.

    07/03/2024 4:44:40 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 149 replies
    X.com ^ | 3:23 PM · Jul 3, 2024 | Tom Fitton @TomFitton
    Grocery costs are too high for families across the country. We have a plan to tackle them. Partnering with 31 state Attorneys General to take on price gougingSuccessfully calling on grocery chains to lower costs -- urging more to join leaders like Target, Walmart and ALDI in lowering pricesProviding low-income families of four $2000 more for groceries by improving SNAP and launching summer EBT
  • DeSantis says Florida ‘will not comply’ with Biden’s ‘public health’ emergency on guns

    06/26/2024 4:09:12 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 23 replies
    Gov. Ron DeSantis vowed the Sunshine State won’t abide by potential bureaucratic restrictions on Second Amendment rights after the U.S. surgeon general declared firearm violence a “public health crisis.” The Biden administration’s surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy, said guns “[pose] a serious threat to the health and well-being of our country.” The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ webpage for the advisory does not list any new legal action taken on restrictions, but DeSantis warned that similar advisories were issued at the start of the coronavirus pandemic – preceding lockdowns and other government mandates. “During COVID, unelected bureaucrats used...
  • ‘Abuse of power’: Federal judge blocks Biden’s Title IX overhaul

    06/14/2024 3:29:49 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 10 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 14, 2024 3:37 pm | Breccan F. Thies
    A federal judge in Louisiana has blocked the Biden administration’s Title IX overhaul for four states, calling the rewrite a “threat to democracy” and an “abuse of power.” U.S. District Court Judge Terry Doughty issued a preliminary injunction Thursday to the Biden administration’s new Title IX rules, which changed the definition of sex to include “gender identity,” which many critics argue will result in the shuttering of sex-specific spaces such as restrooms in schools.“This case demonstrates the abuse of power by executive federal agencies in the rulemaking process,” Doughty wrote. “The separation of powers and system of checks and balances...
  • Merrick Garland just said the president can extend presidential privilege to keep individuals from being held in criminal contempt from Congress

    06/13/2024 11:06:01 AM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 75 replies
    Jack Posobiec on Twitter X ^ | June 13, 2024 | Jack Posobiec
    Jack Poso 🇺🇸 @JackPosobiec Garland just said the president can extend presidential privilege to keep individuals from being held in criminal contempt from Congress
  • DOJ can 'force' Alito, Thomas to recuse themselves on SCOTUS cases: Dem lawmaker

    05/30/2024 9:34:38 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 126 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 30, 2024 | Lindsay Kornick
    Top Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin argued in the New York Times this week that Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito could, in theory, be forced to step down from cases related to the January 6 Capitol riots. In a guest essay for the New York Times on Wednesday, Raskin detailed ways Thomas and Alito could be forced to recuse themselves from the upcoming Trump v. United States and Fischer v. United States, both involving former President Trump's role during the Capitol protests. "Of course, Justices Alito and Thomas could choose to recuse themselves — wouldn’t that be nice? But begging...
  • Lessons from COVID Totalitarianism

    05/19/2024 5:18:29 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 19 May, 2024 | J.B. Shurk
    There was plenty of calculated strategy behind Western governments’ COVID madness. The COVID police state revealed Western governments’ zeal for totalitarianism. Forced masking, forced experimental injections, forced school and business closures, forced isolation, and forced compliance provided Western citizens an opportunity to see the tyrannical inclinations hiding just beneath the surface of their supposedly beneficent “democracies.” None of it was pretty. Mass propaganda disguised as medical expertise (remember when Joe Biden and his CDC army of Goebbels clones demanded that we wear three or more masks outside?) and mass censorship of social media conversations (because, we were frequently told, disinformation...
  • No driving on the weekends?

    05/19/2024 5:37:03 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 54 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 19 May, 2024 | Eric Utter
    A bad move from a totalitarian-minded leftist leader in Germany is sure to give Joe Biden ideas. Germany’s transport minister (and progressive politician), Volker Wissing, last month vowed to ban driving on weekends to meet Germany's climate-related goals. It's either do that or else he wants the ruling coalition to pass more restrictions within the Climate Protection Act come July. According to the German newspaper BILD, as cited by Politico, Wissing penned a letter to the coalition’s parliamentary group leaders, in which he bemoaned the fact that the reforms haven’t yet been approved. Wissing, whose initials are ironically those of...
  • Now a coffee ban? The WEF is eyeing coffee ...

    05/18/2024 12:09:10 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 117 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 18 May, 2024 | Eric Utter
    Roughly 75% of Americans drink coffee every day. That won’t be the case for long, apparently, if the elites at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, have their way. Did anyone notice what they were talking about back in January during the 2024 World Economic Forum's Davos get-together? During a recent WEF panel discussion, a reporter for Moneywise, in an item posted on Yahoo! Finance, reported that one speaker, some banker named Hubert Keller, remarked, “The coffee that we all drink emits between 15 and 20 tons of CO2 per ton of coffee.” Ominously, he added, “so we should...
  • An Urgent Matter

    05/18/2024 5:18:40 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 14 replies
    Kunstler.com ^ | 17 May, 2024 | James Howard Kunstler
    “If the government can suspend your rights anytime it deems something is a crisis, you don’t have rights. You have permissions.” — “Pismo” on “X”. While our country sleepwalks through the deadly aftermath of the evil Covid-19 operation, the World Health Organization (WHO) puts the final touches on a nice bit of f[---]ery called its Pandemic Treaty on International Health Regulations (IHR) or “One Health” initiative, a Globalist power grab disguised in the saintly white robes of public health medicine. The agreement, to be finalized at the end of this month, will cede what’s left of your liberty to this...
  • Curiouser and Curiouser

    05/17/2024 6:31:54 AM PDT · by Twotone · 6 replies
    SteynonLine ^ | May 17, 2024 | Mark Steyn
    ~The western world's one-size-fits-all response to the Covid - lockdowns, mandates, silencing of dissenting voices, assault on core liberties such as freedom of movement and freedom of worship - remains their template for the years ahead, as manifested in impending restraints such as "Net Zero", "fifteen-minute cities" and the World Health Organisation treaty. And, if you're minded to talk about any of that, the most effective assault has been on freedom of speech, where in the interests of "preventing misinformation" governments around the west are taking Covidstan's crushing of dissent to the next level. If you look at what happened...
  • HHS Secretary Admits The Feds Will Punish Hospitals That Resist Transgender Mutilation

    05/16/2024 9:51:52 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 05/16/2024 | Jordan Boyd
    Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra admitted during a congressional hearing on Wednesday that hospitals with religious objections to transgender mutilation will lose federal funding. “Can you commit here today that your department will not withhold federal funding from hospitals or doctors who refuse to provide the gender-affirming care that you are, you know, mandating, if it violates their religious beliefs?” Republican Rep. Mary Miller, chairwoman of the House Education and Workforce Committee, asked Becerra. Becerra ignored the question and scolded Miller for asking it. “You’re going somewhere completely different. First, you started talking about how a doctor should...
  • Attorneys General File Lawsuit Against New Biden Rule Forcing Employers to Fund Abortions

    05/15/2024 1:31:03 AM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Life News ^ | May 14, 2024 | Steven Ertelt
    In December 2022, Congress passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), a pro-life bill that aimed to make the workplace more accessible to pregnant women by requiring employers to provide accommodations to pregnant workers under The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This bill was implemented at the end of June 2023.However, the Biden administration is manipulating the bill’s language to require that employers provide accommodations for abortion. The PWFA requires employers to provide “reasonable accommodations to a worker’s known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, unless the accommodation will cause the employer an undue hardship.” However, the...
  • Biden Says That Americans Can Buy Any Car They Want. His Admin Is Forcing EVs To Be Huge Share Of Sales By 2032

    05/15/2024 8:59:46 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 57 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | May 14, 2024 | NICK POPE
    President Joe Biden suggested Tuesday it is false that his administration is restricting consumer choice in the automobile market, but his administration recently finalized a rule that will force electric vehicles (EVs) to make up a much larger share of overall auto sales over the next decade. Biden made the remark during a Tuesday speech about his administration’s decision to significantly bolster tariffs against Chinese products including steel, semiconductor chips and EV batteries. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule in March that requires manufacturers to make EVs constitute between 35% and 56% of new cars sold in 2032,...
  • Dems push Biden to act on food prices with inflation ranking as top issue ahead of election

    05/15/2024 2:38:04 AM PDT · by Libloather · 67 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/14/24 | Julia Johnson
    Dozens of Democratic lawmakers signed a letter to President Biden, pleading with him to act on high grocery prices that have been slow to fall as inflation has come down. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., led the letter Monday morning, calling on Biden to "exercise your executive authority to take additional action to address rising food prices without congressional action." The letter amassed 40 Democratic signatories between the House and Senate, including senators Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and representatives Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., among others. The lawmakers acknowledged "Americans are facing sky-high...
  • DOJ requests judge order Steve Bannon to begin prison sentence

    05/14/2024 7:13:39 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 101 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 14, 2024, 7:57 AM | Staff
    Federal prosecutors on Tuesday requested the judge overseeing ex-Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon's criminal contempt of Congress case to order that he begin his four-month prison sentence, after an appeals court last week upheld his conviction. Prosecutors said there is no legal basis for Judge Carl Nichols to continue the stay on Bannon serving his sentence after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals' conclusive ruling that rejected the basis for Bannon's appeal on all grounds. "Consequently, there is no longer a 'substantial question of law that is likely to result in a reversal or an order for a new trial,'"...