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  • HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM DONALD AND ELON!

    11/24/2022 10:58:34 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 14 replies
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  • Pastor acquitted after being arrested when police helicopter found church gathering outside during pandemic. ( Canada )

    11/01/2022 9:30:29 PM PDT · by george76 · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 1, 2022 | Jon Brown
    'What has happened to me has only furthered the cause of Christ, and for that I rejoice,' said Pastor Tim Stephens ... Canadian pastor who was arrested twice in 2021 for continuing to congregate with his church in Calgary, Alberta ... The Provincial Court of Alberta tossed out charges against Pastor Tim Stephens alleging he violated provincial public health orders regarding physical distancing .... Stephens was imprisoned twice last year for keeping his Fairview Baptist Church open. .... Stephens' acquittal comes weeks after Danielle Smith, Alberta's new premier, promised a plan to pardon COVID offenders in the province. Her administration...
  • Prosecutors: Capitol rioter was wearing SS shirt

    09/17/2022 12:07:46 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 60 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/9/22 | Ron Kampeas
    Robert Keith Packer’s sister asked people not to judge him by his cover, a “Camp Auschwitz” sweatshirt. A prosecutor said he was wearing a Nazi SS T-shirt underneath. The revelation of what Packer, a 57-year-old Virginia pipefitter, was wearing on Jan. 6, 2021, came Thursday when a federal judge sentenced him to 75 days for his role in the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol. The sweatshirt, which became a symbol of the rioters’ ties to white supremacist movements, was “incredibly offensive,” U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols said before handing down the sentence. “It seems to me that he wore...
  • Nav logo News Analysis Sep 12, 2022 BREAKING: Tucker Carlson obtains subpoenas from Biden's DOJ to Trump allies demanding personal information

    09/12/2022 6:54:36 PM PDT · by Tench_Coxe · 15 replies
    Tucker Carlson revealed on Monday night that his Fox News show obtained subpoenas that were sent from Biden's Department of Justice to Trump allies and supporters, seeking personal communications. (snip) "The subpoena," Carlson said, "claims to be investigating 'any claim that the Vice President and/or the President of the Senate had the authority to rehect or choose not to count presidential electors.'""Now keep in mind," Carlson said, "that any claim you make, as an American citizen, about electors, any claim you make about American politics period, is protected explicitly under the first amendment.
  • Aging Rocker Lobs ‘Fascist’ Grenade At ‘MAGATS’ – It Blows Up In His Face Instead

    09/07/2022 6:06:11 AM PDT · by Twotone · 60 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | August 26, 2022 | Virginia Kruta
    Dee Snider took aim at former President Donald Trump’s supporters, claiming that “MAGAT FASCISTS” and others like them were the reason behind Twisted Sister’s iconic anthem “We’re Not Gonna Take It.” Snider alternated between all-caps and normal text in a tweet that mirrored the tone of the angry protest rock for which he is famous. --snip-- ATTENTION QANON, MAGAT FASCISTS: Every time you sing "We're Not Gonna Take It" remember it was written by a cross-dressing, libtard, tree hugging half-Jew who HATES everything you stand for. It was you and people like you that inspired every angry word of that...
  • Man, 24, who stabbed Salman Rushdie had fake driver's license in name of HEZBOLLAH commander and praised Iran's Revolutionary Guard on social media: Author is on ventilator, will likely lose an eye, his arm nerves are severed and his liver damaged

    08/13/2022 1:11:36 AM PDT · by Morgana · 39 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | August 13, 2022 | Andrea Cavallier
    The man accused of stabbing author Salman Rushdie held a fake driver's license bearing the surname of an infamous Hezbollah commander, it has been claimed. That driver's license, which was was found on 24-year-old Hadi Mater bore the name Hassan Mughniyah. Both the first and second names are linked to infamous terrorist organization Hezbollah. The group's current leader is named Hassan Nasrallah. While one of the group's most notorious figures was Imad Mughniyeh, who was killed in a CIA-linked assassination in Syria in 2008. NBC New York reports that Mater's social media accounts showed that he was sympathetic to Shia...
  • Rep Seeks Restraining Order [semi-satire]

    06/27/2022 5:27:51 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 26 June 2022 | John Semmens
    Timothy Hysom, the chief of staff to Massachusetts Democrat Rep. Jake Auchincloss was caught on police surveillance video defacing posters outside the office of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga). The U.S. attorney's office in Washington declined a Capitol Police request to issue an arrest warrant and charge Hysom for the crime, calling it "a gray area. Maybe if the perp had been an ordinary person it would be different, but an aide to a member of Congress shares a bit of the sovereign immunity granted to members of the government." Greene is has decided to seek a retraining order against...
  • European Official Urges US to Censor More, Claims It’s About ‘Freedom of Speech’

    06/23/2022 1:30:11 PM PDT · by bbradley88
    NewsBusters ^ | 06/23/2022 | Catherine Salgado
    Energy Sec. Jennifer Granholm indicated that President Biden has considered using the Defense Production Act to help mitigate the record-high gas prices, but stressed that it is just "one" of the tools at the president’s disposal. "President Biden, like all other leaders around the world, are grappling with this for their citizens," Granholm said Wednesday at a White House press briefing. "And the president is doing everything he can to reduce prices for American families." The price for gas nationwide has exceeded $5 a gallon for the first time since AAA started recording prices in 2000. The average price jumped...
  • Dr. Simone Gold Sentenced to Prison For Speaking with Megaphone Inside US Capitol on January 6

    06/21/2022 2:23:43 PM PDT · by Twotone · 57 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | June 16, 2022 | Christina Laila
    Dr. Simone Gold on Thursday was sentenced to two months in prison for speaking with a megaphone inside of the US Capitol on January 6. In March Dr. Simone Gold pleaded guilty to a class A misdemeanor count, “entering and remaining in a restricted building charge.” NBC News reported: U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper in Washington, D.C., also sentenced Dr. Simone Gold to 12 months of supervised release after her 60-day prison term and ordered her to pay a $9,500 fine. She can report to prison at a date to be determined. The judge told Gold that her anti-vaccine activism...
  • Pastor Arrested For Holding Church Services Preaches To Police Force At Officer's Funeral

    06/12/2022 7:11:35 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 17 replies
    Caldron Pool ^ | 6/13/2022 | Staff Writer
    "I am thankful that I met Jason as a result of our church's stand during COVID lockdowns" Pastor Tim Stephens of Fairview Baptist Church has preached at the funeral of one of Calgary's police officers a year after he was arrested for conducting worship services in violation of Alberta's health orders. Police arrested Pastor Stephens at his home last June and offered him bail on the condition that he abide by all public health orders. Pastor Stephens refused to agree to the stipulated conditions, as doing so would prevent him from caring for the church that has been entrusted to...
  • I'm on Truth Social!! Everyone can get on now

    05/17/2022 10:19:17 AM PDT · by spacejunkie2001 · 258 replies
    5/17/22
    They have quietly opened truth social on the web app for everyone to join. Follow me at SarahinWP. I love that the leftist media and big tech are about to completely fall apart at the seams!!
  • Portland journalist who reported on the 'alt- right' for liberal papers arrested over attacks on synagogues, mosque

    05/08/2022 8:01:43 PM PDT · by Uncle Miltie · 21 replies
    The Post Millenial ^ | 5.8.22 | Katie Daviscourt
    Portland reporter Mike Bivins was arrested on Saturday over alleged attacks of vandalism and arson at houses of worship, according to the Portland Police Bureau. Michael E. Bivins, 34, of Portland, Oregon was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center early Saturday. Bivins was charged with multiple counts of criminal mischief in the first degree, criminal mischief in the third degree, and arson in the first degree. On April 30, Bivins allegedly broke windows to Congregation Shir Tikvah, a Jewish Synagogue, located at 2420 NE Sandy Blvd in Portland. On May 2, Bivins allegedly graffitied the Jewish Synagogue Congregation Beth...
  • The Three Slogans of Liberalism

    05/01/2022 4:42:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 1, 2022 | Marvin Folkertsma
    If George Orwell had reduced The Three Slogans of the Party in Nineteen Eighty-Four to three words, he might have chosen Peace, Freedom, and Strength. But the absence of sentiments implied by these concepts would have left readers puzzled and angry. Orwell was too honest for this subterfuge and too clever, as well; hence, he launched his dystopian account with a pair of beguiling contradictions that require explanation, and an adage that applies to every totalitarian system. Thus, War is Peace means that conflict “eats up the surplus of consumable goods, and…helps to preserve the special mental atmosphere that a...
  • Hudson Institute website under attack before Guo Wengui event

    10/14/2017 8:04:08 PM PDT · by RohanKapoor · 1 replies
    BBG Watch ^ | October 3, 2017 | BBG Watch Commentary
    The website of the Hudson Institute, http://www.hudson.org, a politically conservative, non-profit American think tank based in Washington, D.C. which was scheduled to host Wednesday, October 4, Guo Wengui, also known as Miles Kwok, China’s most famous billionaire businessman and whistleblower seeking political asylum in the United States, has been under attack today and is not functioning at this moment. Tomorrow’s Hudson Institute event with Guo Wengui was postponed. It is not clear whether the postponement was because of what is believed to be a cyber attack, but Guo Wengui will speak at the Hudson Institute, BBG Watch was told. Hudson...
  • Elon Musk slams Twitter’s top lawyer who sobbed after he bought social media network and blasts her for ‘incredibly inappropriate’ censorship of Hunter Biden laptop story

    04/26/2022 5:44:10 PM PDT · by algore · 47 replies
    Vijaya Gadde, the 48-year-old chief legal officer and general counsel of Twitter, called a virtual meeting with the policy and legal teams she oversees on Monday Gadde wanted to update her team on the implications of Elon Musk's $44 billion takeover of the company, and ended up breaking down in tears, Politico said Gadde 'expressed concerns about how the company could change,' Politico reported, under Musk's leadership, in which free speech is championed Having joined Twitter in 2011, she has been central in crafting the company's positions on banning hate speech versus allowing free debate Gadde was instrumental in the...
  • Elon Musk slams Twitter's top lawyer who sobbed after he bought social media network and blasts her for 'incredibly inappropriate' censorship of Hunter Biden laptop story

    04/26/2022 4:58:56 PM PDT · by libh8er · 46 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4.26.2022 | Harriet Alexander
    [Musk] wrote: 'Suspending the Twitter account of a major news organization for publishing a truthful story was obviously incredibly inappropriate.' Musk was referring to the suspension of the New York Post's account for its exclusive about Hunter Biden's laptop in the run-up to the 2020 election. Initially dismissed as 'misinformation' by liberal outlets and social media networks, the laptop and its contents have since been verified by many of the same publications. Gadde - who's described as Twitter's 'moral authority' - broke down in tears on Monday, Politico reported. She did so while briefing her team via videolink on the...
  • Stopping the next Hunter Biden laptop cover-up

    04/07/2022 1:51:13 PM PDT · by lasereye · 20 replies
    Spectator World ^ | April 6, 2022 | Peter Van Buren
    Hunter Biden just paid over $1 million in back taxes for income he never claimed, but which was found in his emails — the ones from his laptop that had been dismissed by the mainstream media as Russian disinformation. The FBI is conducting an ongoing criminal investigation into Hunter’s business activities based on the contents of the laptop. It was only the Bureau’s use of the laptop as evidence that finally forced the New York Times this month to admit that what it said last year was false. See, as the New York Post broke the story that a laptop...
  • New ‘Antilynching’ Federal Law Could Let Prosecutors Imprison You For A Crime You Never Committed

    04/05/2022 8:17:54 AM PDT · by Signalman · 30 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 4/5/2022 | Liam Cosgrove
    Touted as an overdue (if duplicative) law that no one could disagree with, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act signed by President Biden last week includes a subtle provision that could boost the Biden administration’s war on wrongthink. The bill sailed through the U.S. Senate and the House with ease. The tactful naming made the bill radioactive to oppose, which is why 422 congressmen voted in favor while only three opposed. Rep. Thomas Massie, one of the three who voted against the bill, expressed a handful of concerns, including that there are a limited number of constitutionally specified federal crimes, that...
  • Social media censorship and cancel culture increase extremism: Study

    03/30/2022 1:45:15 PM PDT · by EBH · 8 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 3/28/2022 | Nihal Krishan
    Major social media platforms' strict content moderation and censorship policies are making people more isolated and polarized, causing more dangerous extremism in society, a new study shows. “When you deny people the ability to express opinions and engage in cancel culture, the data shows you send them to nefarious platforms where much worse behavior occurs,” Ottman told the WashingtonExaminer. “People who get canceled or deplatformed just move to somewhere with an echo chamber that reinforces their beliefs, and [that] leads to shootings at synagogues and mosques and what happened in Charlottesville,” he added. He added that rampant censorship and the...
  • The Left Strikes Again at Freedom of Speech in Akron, Ohio

    03/26/2022 6:46:58 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | March 24, 2022 | Hans von Spakovsky
    Recently, the Akron Roundtable of Ohio invited me to give a presentation on the issue of election integrity as part of a recurring series it calls “Point/Counterpoint.” As I told the audience, the sponsors of the Roundtable, which includes the Kiwanis Club, the Greater Akron Chamber, and the Akron Beacon Journal, were to be applauded for upholding the great American tradition of having civil, even vigorous discussions on important issues from individuals with differing points of view, a tradition that has virtually disappeared in our communities and college campuses. The progressive, radical left, however, has no interest in upholding this...