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  • Biden touts drop in US crime rate in 2023

    03/19/2024 11:55:57 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 40 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/19/2024 | ALEX GANGITANO
    President Biden on Tuesday touted the decrease in crime in 2023, citing data from the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). The FBI data, released on Tuesday found that the U.S. experienced 11 percent less crime in cities over 1 million people compared to 2022, 13 percent fewer murders overall and 6 percent less violent crime. “Across America, families want the same thing: the freedom to feel safe in their community. To know their kids are secure. My Administration is making it a reality,” Biden said in a statement. Biden said that in 2020, before he took office, “the prior administration...
  • Ohio Sees Drop in Gun Violence After Adopting Constitutional Carry

    01/17/2024 7:06:37 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/17/2024 | AWR HAWKINS
    A study by the Center for Justice Research (CJR) shows violent crime in Ohio decreased after the state adopted constitutional carry. Constitutional carry recognizes the Second Amendment as a carry permit, allowing law-abiding citizens to carry a concealed handgun for self-defense without first acquiring a permit from their state government. There are 27 constitutional carry states and those are Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming.
  • Belgian government holds emergency meeting after terror suspect opens fire in Brussels, killing at least 2 people (religion of peace)

    10/16/2023 12:24:18 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 18 replies
    Belgian government holds emergency meeting after terror suspect opens fire in Brussels, killing at least 2 people. The suspect is still at large
  • Incomes drop for third year in a row

    09/12/2023 1:15:20 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/12/2023 | NICK ROBERTSON
    Family incomes dropped by about $2,000 last year on average, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated on Tuesday. Median family income has dropped every year since 2019, adjusted for inflation. The figure stood at $74,580 as of 2022, according to Census data, a 2.3 percent drop from 2021 levels. The change may reflect rising inflation, which has cooled in recent months but nonetheless hurt families’ bottom lines. Last summer saw inflation hit a forty-year high. Inflation slowed to 3.2 percent in July, down from over 9 percent a year before.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Migrant Apprehensions Drop 62 Percent in One Week Post Title 42

    05/17/2023 11:36:26 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/17/2023 | Bob Price
    The daily number of migrants apprehended by Border Patrol agents fell by 62 percent during the past week from a peak of 10,605 one week ago. On Monday, agents apprehended only 3,882 migrants who crossed the southwest border with Mexico between ports of entry. In the two weeks leading up to the end of Title 42, Breitbart Texas reported the daily migrant apprehension rate increased from about 7,400 during the last three days in April to 10,605 on May 10 — one day before the end of Title 42. On the final day of Title 42, that number fell slightly...
  • Ferndale earthquake: 3 million received early [Ten Seconds] warning from state system

    12/21/2022 4:58:32 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    ktla ^ | Travis Schlepp
    The 6.4 magnitude earthquake was reported around 2:40 a.m. about eight miles southwest of Ferndale in Humboldt County. For millions of people near the epicenter, an alert was sent out to their phones up to 10 seconds prior the dramatic shaking. The alert notification reads “drop, cover, and hold on.” It was sent out to an estimated 3 million Android phone users automatically through a partnership between California and Google. A quarter-million people received the warning through the MyShake app, a state-sponsored app developed by UC Berkeley that is available for download in the Android and iOS app stores.
  • BREAKING: EU and USA Drop the SWIFT Hammer on Russia

    02/26/2022 8:39:01 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Red State ^ | 02/26/2022 | Nick Arama
    As we reported earlier, the EU had come around to the idea of cutting Russia from the SWIFT system in a limited way as long as it was directed to Russia.Now, the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States have issued a formal joint statement officially saying they are committed to cutting select Russian banks off from the SWIFT system.BREAKING: US And EU agree to remove select Russian banks from SWIFT, impose restrictions on Russian Central Bank, and more:— Jacqui Heinrich (@JacquiHeinrich) February 26, 2022As Russian forces unleash their assault on Kyiv and...
  • Megyn Kelly on CNN: ‘Mark My Words — There Are More Shoes to Drop’

    02/03/2022 11:14:49 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 70 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/03/2022 | Trent Baker
    Megyn Kelly, host of SiriusXM’s “The Megyn Kelly Show,” suggested there are more troubles ahead for CNN following Jeff Zucker’s resignation after it was revealed he had been in a sexual relationship with a colleague. Zucker’s inappropriate relationship was unearthed as another network scandal, Chris Cuomo’s efforts to help his then-governor brother beat sexual harassment claims, was under investigation.
  • WATCH: Judge Dismisses Weapons Charge Against Kyle Rittenhouse

    11/15/2021 8:14:46 AM PST · by AAABEST · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11-15-21 | AWR HAWKINS and JOEL B. POLLAK
    Judge Bruce Schroeder ruled in favor of the defense’s request to have a firearms charge against Kyle Rittenhouse dismissed in Kenosha County Court on Monday morning. On Friday, as Breitbart News reported, Judge Scroeder appeared skeptical of the weapons charge, saying that the Wisconsin statue was unclear about exceptions for those over 16 years old but under 18 years old if the gun were a long-barreled rifle. However, the judge did not throw out the charge, partly because he could not remember whether the length of the rifle Rittenhouse used had been introduced into evidence. On Monday, as lawyers for...
  • Coronavirus Cases Drop for 6th Day, But Boris Says UK ‘Not out of the Woods Yet’

    07/27/2021 5:49:30 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/27/2021 | Victoria Friedman
    To the apparent confusion of some scientists, the number of new coronavirus cases has fallen for the sixth day in a row in the UK post-Freedom Day. However, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cautioned the country was “not out of the woods yet”. The United Kingdom recorded 24,950 new cases of the Chinese coronavirus in the latest 24-hour period, the lowest level in three weeks. On Monday, 29,173 cases were reported in the preceding 24 hours, compared to last Monday when that figure was 39,950. The trend was revealed one week after England saw most government covid restrictions lifted on...
  • Foreigners Forced To Do 50 Push-Ups For Not Wearing Masks In This City

    01/21/2021 7:20:38 PM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 15 replies
    NDTV ^ | 20 Jan 2021
    Bali authorities made wearing a face mask in public mandatory last year as Indonesia battled a raging Covid-19 outbreak. Foreigners caught not wearing face masks on the Indonesian resort island of Bali are being subject to an unusual punishment: push-ups. Video footage circulating on social media this week shows tourists in T-shirts and shorts being made to do the exercise in sweltering tropical heat as masked security officials stood over them. More than 70 people paid a fine of 100,000 rupiah ($7), but about 30 others said they did not have the cash. Instead, they were ordered to do push-ups....
  • Dow, S&P 500 drop amid new COVID-19 concerns

    12/22/2020 2:21:40 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/22/2020 | AP
    Dec. 22 (UPI) — The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 slid on Tuesday amid growing COVID-19 concerns despite Congress finally passing a long-awaited relief package. The Dow ended the day down 200.94 points, or 0.67%, and the S&P 500 dropped 0.21% as Tesla stock dropped 1.46% in its second day on the index, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.51% with Apple stock rising 2.85%.
  • Chuck Schumer Does Not Welcome Huge Drop in Unemployment

    09/04/2020 9:29:54 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/04/2020 | John Carney
    Chuck Schumer lashed out at Donald Trump on Friday after the president celebrated the sharp drop in the unemployment rate in August. The unemployment rate stood at 10.2 percent a month earlier, which means it dropped nearly 18 percent in a single month. To put it differently, the rate fell by 1.8 percentage points.
  • Sales tax revenues are WAY down everywhere - What next?

    05/16/2020 2:32:03 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 45 replies
    Local News | 16 May 2020 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Another major crisis is arising. Cities and towns across the United States have seen a MAJOR drop in sales tax revenue. This is going to lead to extreme financial duress for these municipalities. What happens next?
  • New Vehicle Sales Continue Downward Slide in April, Edmunds Forecasts

    04/30/2020 6:31:36 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 48 replies ^ | 30 April 2020
    Analysts say April will be the worst auto sales month in at least 30 years due to the coronavirus pandemic SANTA MONICA, CA — April 30, 2020 — The car shopping experts at Edmunds say that April will be a record down month for the auto industry due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, forecasting that 633,260 new cars and trucks will be sold in the U.S. for an estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 7.7 million. This reflects a 52.5% decrease in sales from April 2019, and a 36.6% decrease from March 2020. Edmunds analysts note that this is...
  • Maddow’s ratings tank even further after ‘Russian collusion’ hoax BLOWS UP into nothing

    05/22/2019 12:59:48 PM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 22 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 5/22/19 | Jon Dougherty
    Normally, we don’t root for people to lose, but when it comes to opposing straight-up propaganda disguised as ‘news,’ we don’t have a problem with it. As such, we are celebrating the fact that the hapless Rachel Maddow, once briefly atop the cable news ratings just last fall as she ceaselessly pushed the bogus “Trump-Russia collusion” narrative night after night after night, has seen her viewership tank again following special counsel Robert Mueller’s ‘official’ finding of…no collusion.
  • WKRP - Turkey Drop Episode (entire show) HAPPY THANKSGIVING!..............

    11/21/2018 6:34:49 AM PST · by Red Badger · 61 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/21/2018 | Red Badger
    This is the entire show, 24+ minutes, not just the out take..........................ENJOY!..............
  • Cruise passenger suing over no-slip floor that caused cornhole injury

    07/09/2018 7:45:27 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 33 replies
    AP via Fox News ^ | 7/9/18 | Associated Press
    The owners of a popular dinner cruise ship in Virginia are being sued by a customer who says the ship's no-skid flooring worked too well. The lawsuit in federal court accuses the Spirit of Norfolk cruise ship of inappropriately using no-skid flooring on a part of the ship where cruisers play the game cornhole.
  • Roku Will Not Drop NRA TV Amid Pressure From Protestors

    02/28/2018 1:40:27 AM PST · by MilesVeritatis · 15 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 02/27/2018 | Patrick Shanley
    "We do not curate or censor based on viewpoint." Streaming company Roku on Tuesday issued a statement that it will not be dropping NRA TV from its lineup of programming options. Pressure for companies to cut ties with the National Rifle Association have increased over the past week following the fatal school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead. The hashtag #DumpNRATV began trending, calling for such streamers as Apple, Google, Amazon and Roku to pull NRA TV content from their services. "While the vast majority of all streaming on our platform is mainstream entertainment, voices on all sides...
  • Battling treacherous office chairs and aching backs, aging cops and firefighters miss...

    02/04/2018 12:29:25 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 27 replies
    LA Times ^ | 2/3/18 | Jack Dolan, Gus Garcia-Roberts and Ryan Menezes
    When Capt. Tia Morris turned 50, after about three decades in the Los Angeles Police Department, she became eligible to retire with nearly 90% of her salary. But like many cops and firefighters in her position, the decision to keep working was a financial no-brainer, thanks to a program that allowed her to nearly double her pay by keeping her salary while also collecting her pension. A month after Morris entered the program, her husband, a detective, joined too. Their combined income for four years in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan was just shy of $2 million, city payroll records...