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  • Biden to meet Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle next weekend

    06/03/2021 12:05:48 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 119 replies
    nypost ^ | 06/03/2021 | Emily Jacobs & Steve Nelson
    President Biden and first lady Jill will meet with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle, the White House confirmed Thursday morning. The commander-in-chief and his wife will be welcomed by the monarch on Sunday, June 13, the final day of his visit to the United Kingdom for the G7 summit, marking the first leg of his three-country trip to Europe. The Group of Seven summit — scheduled to run from June 11 to 13 in Cornwall, about 300 miles west of London — will mark the US president’s first overseas trip since taking office in January.
  • ‘Verrazano’ 2.0? New Goethals Bridge Sign Misspells Bridge Name [as ‘Geothals’]

    03/22/2021 11:18:47 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    WNBC, 4 New York ^ | March 22, 2021 at 6:14 am
    People have been crossing the Goethals Bridge between Staten Island and New Jersey for decades, so they definitely noticed when a new guide sign went up and something didn’t look quite right. A green, diagrammatic guide sign that recently went up on the New Jersey-bound lanes of the Staten Island Expressway had a misspelling on it. The white letterings had two letters swapped places and they read “Geothals Bridge.” …
  • Cash offered after drones disrupt flights in China

    04/29/2017 6:48:13 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 4 replies
    BBC ^ | April 27,2017 | Chris Baraniuk
    Chinese drone maker DJI is offering up to one million yuan (£112,000) for information about drones that disrupted scores of flights at a Chinese airport. On four days this month - 14, 17, 18 and 21 - drones were blamed for stranding thousands of passengers at Chengdu Shuangliu International. Chinese reports said they caused 60 flight interruptions on 21 April alone. The bounty was a sign that the firm was taking the potential impact on its reputation seriously, suggested Prof David Dunn at the University of Birmingham. "Clearly they're concerned about their brand image, given how much they dominate the...
  • Chinese Company Suspected of Spying on U.S. Citizens Donates Police Drones to 22 States

    04/26/2020 8:58:59 AM PDT · by Bruiser 10 · 51 replies
    National Review ^ | 20 April 20 | Zachary Evans
    Chinese company Da Jiang Innovations, the world’s largest maker of drones, has donated drones to 43 law enforcement agencies operating in 22 U.S. states to enforce social distancing rules. Police in Elizabeth, N.J., for example, are using the drones to surveil residents in places where patrol cars can’t easily reach, such as spaces between buildings and back yards. Top articles 4/5 READ MORE America Can’t Face China Alone “If these drones save one life, it is clearly worth the activity and the information that the drones are sending,” Elizabeth mayor Chris Bollwage told MSNBC. In 2017, the U.S. Department of...
  • Woe is Elizabeth Warren’s staff after their candidate bails

    03/05/2020 11:16:54 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 71 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 5 Mar 2020 | Hilary Chabot
    Woebegone Elizabeth Warren staffers — heartbroken and adrift after the Cambridge Democrat tearily ended her presidential campaign Thursday following on ignominious Super Tuesday showing — cried, drank, sought comfort dogs and made personal fundraising pitches as they faced sudden unemployment. “Does anyone in Logan Square have a pug that I can hang out with,” tweeted Morgan Sperry, an organizer for Warren, just as news broke that Warren would leave the race. “Feels like someone should’ve put the liquor store and bar down the street on notice this AM,” Warren’s national political director Rebecca Pearcey tweeted.
  • Elizabeth Warren ‘Assessing Path Forward’ for Struggling 2020 Campaign

    03/04/2020 7:23:18 AM PST · by C19fan · 128 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | March 4, 2020 | Sam Stein
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is deciding whether to continue her presidential campaign, an aide told The Daily Beast on Wednesday. “Elizabeth is talking to her team to assess the path forward,” the aide said. The development comes after the latest round of disappointing finishes on Super Tuesday where Warren not only failed to win a single contest, she came in third in her home state of Massachusetts , behind former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT).
  • Thoughts about the current state of the 2020 election

    02/21/2020 12:14:10 PM PST · by servo1969 · 2 replies
    Bookwormroom ^ | 2-20-2020 | Bookworm
    Every one of the icky Democrat party candidates is a wannabe tyrant who is not qualified to be president but that doesn’t mean one of them can’t win. I watched the Democrat primary debate and had very mixed feelings. On the one hand, I thought that this collection of despots, whether socialists (everyone but Mike Bloomberg) or just naturally despotic (Mike Bloomberg) doesn’t stand a snowball’s chance in a hot place come the general election. On the other hand, the mere fact that five of them are the ones the party faithful have winnowed down as potential presidents and that...
  • Elizabeth Warren's New Lie is So Ridiculous, Her Own BROTHER is Slamming Her

    12/27/2019 10:10:09 AM PST · by montag813 · 61 replies
    24News ^ | 12-27-2019 | Greg Raimy
    by Greg Raimy First, she lied repeatedly about her family’s Native American ancestry. Now, Elizabeth Warren has infuriated her own brother with allegedly false claims that their father was a “janitor.” The Boston Globe reports: According to a family friend, (Warren's brother) David has disagreed with the way Warren calls herself the daughter of a janitor as she describes the work he found after losing a job as a salesman after his heart attack. “When she called her dad a janitor during the early stages of this, David was furious,” said Pamela Winblood, 78, a longtime friend of David who had fallen...
  • Elizabeth Warren Calls for a ‘Full-Blown National Conversation About Reparations’

    11/22/2019 12:57:43 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 117 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/22/2019 | Hannah Bleau
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on Thursday delivered a speech at Clark Atlanta University, and declared that it is time to adopt Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee’s (D-TX) legislation on reparations. Warren delivered a speech at the historically black university Thursday evening and stressed the need to pass Lee’s reparations legislation, which “establishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans.” “Let’s be clear: It’s time for our government to have a full-blown national conversation about reparations,” Warren wrote in a tweet containing a video of her remarks:
  • Is Elizabeth Warren the New Ted Cruz?

    10/30/2019 6:38:24 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    theamericanconservative ^ | 10/29/2019 | Curt Mills
    Despite scant polling evidence, Joe Biden’s continued lead, and serious concerns over her viability with the broader electorate, Elizabeth Warren’s Democratic presidential campaign has taken on an air of inevitability. Just this fall, the emcee of the financial television circuit, Mad Money’s Jim Cramer, has gone from wailing “She’s got to be stopped” to insisting, “I don’t think she’s nearly as anti-business” as commonly portrayed. Either way, Cramer continues, “I think there is such a thing called Congress.” The implication is even if the prairie populist by way of Massachusetts goes the distance, Wall Street’s network on Capitol Hill would...
  • Why Elizabeth Warren is ashamed of Elizabeth Warren

    10/15/2019 1:22:02 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 9 replies
    donsurber.blogspot.com ^ | 10/9/19 | Don Surber
    Forget that whole being an Indian thing. Today Elizabeth Warren is the poor teacher who was shown the door by the principal when he found out she was (dare I say the word in mixed company?) regnant-pay. Of course, both are lies. Her whole political career is built on lies. The latest one concerns her leaving teaching to be a stay-at-home mom for her daughter who was born on September 2, 1971. Although Warren lacked teaching credentials, she was granted a waiver. She was offered a second-year contract in April 1971 but resigned two months later because of her pregnancy....
  • Ed Smart, father of Elizabeth Smart, announces he is gay

    08/15/2019 7:39:38 PM PDT · by LiberalismDestroys · 168 replies
    KSL.com ^ | 8/152019 | Dennis Romboy
    Ed Smart, the father of kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart, posted on social media Thursday that he is gay, divorcing his wife and doesn’t see a place for himself in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In “one of the hardest letters I have ever written,” Smart wrote in a Facebook message to family and friends that “I have recently acknowledged to myself and my family that I am gay.”
  • Why a Catholic Marathoner and Jewish Leader Embraced at the Pittsburgh Finish

    05/22/2019 8:52:58 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 3 replies
    Runner's World ^ | May 20, 2019 | Elizabeth Millard
    Walking through the Pittsburgh airport with his wife last October after a beautiful Hawaiian vacation, Matt Scoletti immediately felt the enormous shift that had happened in his hometown. The usual banter and laughter were gone, replaced by a heartbreaking heaviness. A huge sign that adopted the Pittsburgh Steelers logo read “Stronger Than Hate,” in response to the mass shooting in the city that occurred at the Tree of Life, Dor Hadash, and New Light House of Worship on October 27th. Scoletti stood in front of it, and a wave of resolve washed over him. “This was not only an attack...
  • 'I Have a Plan for That.' Elizabeth Warren Is Betting That Americans Are Ready for Her Big Ideas

    05/09/2019 7:59:39 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 23 replies
    Time ^ | 05/09/2019 | Haley Sweetland Edwards
    Voters encountering Elizabeth Warren on the presidential campaign trail these days often seem surprised. After a packed gathering at an elementary school in Concord, N.H., in April, a 40-something woman told me she had expected Warren to be more like Hillary Clinton but found them miles apart. A college student who caught Warren’s speech in Hanover said he was perplexed to learn that a woman once described by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s political director as a “threat to free enterprise” in fact believes in entrepreneurship and markets. And at an event in a Portsmouth high school cafeteria, a retired...
  • Royal Rumble: Why the Queen lost her cool with granddaughter-in-law Meghan Markle

    11/11/2018 9:57:33 AM PST · by Jyotishi · 79 replies
    Daily News & Analysis ^ | November 9, 2018 | DNA Web Team
    It appears that Meghan Markle had a tiff with her grandmother-in-law, Queen Elizabeth before her wedding. According to reports in The Sun, the Queen and Meghan had a row over her choice of headgear at the wedding. Meghan had reportedly picked a tiara with emeralds but she was told she couldn't wear it given its history couldn't be established and that it might have originated Russia. When Harry got worked up when his sweet princess didn't get what she desired, the Queen had to step in and is quoted saying: "Meghan cannot have whatever she wants.... She gets the tiara she's...
  • Don't mess with the Queen's guard! The moment a guardsman violently shoves a female tourist out...

    07/24/2018 2:05:19 PM PDT · by Morgana · 79 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | July 24, 2018 | Darren Boyle for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Don't mess with the Queen's guard! The moment a guardsman violently shoves a female tourist out of his way after she stepped over a rope into his path outside Windsor Castle This is the moment a shocked tourist was pushed out of the way by a member of the Queen's Guard at Windsor Castle. The women, who had crossed a rope barrier, screamed in shock as she was shoved from behind by the soldier, who was wearing his ceremonial bearskin hat. The tourist was not injured and managed to remain on her feet despite the incident which took...
  • The Trumps meet Queen Elizabeth II

    07/13/2018 4:56:46 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 37 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/13/2018 | Betsey Klein and Kate Bennett
    Windsor, England (CNN) — Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump met Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle Friday evening, a regal conclusion to the official portion of the US President's visit to the United Kingdom. The Trumps entered the castle's Quadrangle by Range Rover after arriving on the castle grounds by helicopter. They arrived at the dais at 5:00 p.m. local time, where they were greeted by the Queen. The President wore a suit and tie and the first lady wore a pale pink Dior suit with matching skirt and black belt. The Queen, 92, stood at the dais...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Saint Elizabeth, Queen of Portugal (Gueranger)

    07/07/2018 9:50:32 PM PDT · by CMRosary · 1 replies
    Clutching My Rosary ^ | 1868 | Dom Prosper Gueranger
    White Semidouble IN THE FOOTSTEPS of Margaret of Scotland and of Clotilde of France, a third Queen comes to shed her brightness on the sacred cycle. Born at the southern extremity of Christendom, where it borders of Musselman lands, she was destined by the Holy Ghost to seal with peace the victories of Christ, and prepare the way for fresh conquests. The blessed name of Elizabeth, which for half a century had been rejoicing the world with its sweet perfume, was given to her, foretelling that this newborn child, as though attracted by the roses which fell from the...
  • Muslims consider Queen Elizabeth’s ties to the Prophet Muhammad

    04/15/2018 11:50:08 AM PDT · by mikeIII · 39 replies
    The Economist ^ | April 5th, 2018 | The Economist
    “QUEEN ELIZABETH must claim her right to rule Muslims.” So ran a recent headline on the Arab Atheist Network, a web forum. It was only partly in jest. According to reports from Casablanca to Karachi, the British monarch is descended from the Prophet Muhammad, making her a cousin of the kings of Morocco and Jordan, not to mention of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s Supreme Leader.
  • [Catholic Caucus] Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Duchess of Thuringia (Gueranger)

    11/19/2017 3:45:14 AM PST · by CMRosary
    White Double ALTHOUGH the blessed in heaven shine each with his own peculiar glory, God is pleased to group them in families, as he groups the stars in the material firmament. It is grace that presides over the arrangement of these constellations in the heaven of the Saints; but sometimes it seems as if God wished to remind us that he is the sole Author of both grace and nature; and inviting them, in spite of the fall, to honor him unitedly in his elect, he causes sanctity to become a glorious heirloom, handed down from generation to generation...