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  • George Soros-backed district attorneys are ruining America

    11/26/2021 4:09:05 PM PST · by upchuck · 24 replies
    Wash TImes ^ | Nov 23, 2021 | Kelly Sadler
    Career criminal Darrell E. Brooks Jr. has emerged as the top suspect accused of plowing his red SUV through Waukesha, Wisconsin’s annual Christmas parade on Sunday, killing at least five people and injuring dozens of others, including children. But just last week, Mr. Brooks was released from Milwaukee County jail on $1,000 bail for charges including battery, domestic abuse, reckless endangerment, resisting arrest and bail-jumping. In July of last year, Mr. Brooks was charged with reckless endangerment and possessing a firearm as a felon. In addition, he’s a registered sex offender in Nevada. “A background check from Wisconsin’s Department of...
  • Armed Agents in Texas School District Arrest Concerned Parents in Their Own Homes

    11/26/2021 3:47:18 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/26/2021 | Breccan F. Thies
    The Round Rock Independent School District (RRISD) in Texas is using its own armed agents to arrest parents who speak out against the school board’s policies, according to Christopher Rufo in the City Journal.
  • Biden South Africa travel ban announced hours after Fauci said White House didn't know enough to implement ban

    11/26/2021 12:56:43 PM PST · by conservative98 · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published 9 mins ago | Sam Dorman
    President Biden has imposed another coronavirus-related travel ban just hours after one of his top advisers cautioned that the U.S. didn't have enough information to do so.
  • Guns Galore – Americans Reject Anti-Firearm Rhetoric

    11/26/2021 9:39:16 AM PST · by rktman · 23 replies
    libertynation.com ^ | 11/5/2021 | Jeff Charles
    The gun-control movement isn’t doing too well at the moment. Constant efforts to convince Americans they should not own firearms are failing. But gun grabbers are not just struggling to pass more onerous firearms restrictions; they are also losing the messaging war. To put it simply, Americans are not being persuaded to support the idea that only criminals and police should have the means to protect themselves. Record Numbers Of First-Time Gun Owners If current trends continue, the United States will be well on its way to becoming a more armed and polite society. In September, the National Shooting Sports...
  • Quinnipiac Poll: Only 4% of Americans Say 'Climate Change' is Most Important Problem Facing U.S.

    11/26/2021 9:29:50 AM PST · by rktman · 25 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 11/24/2021 1132 hrs et | Michael Chapman
    Although the Biden administration has essentially declared war on the oil and gas industry and proposes spending trillions of dollars on "green" energy to fight "climate change," a new national survey shows that only 4% of American adults view "climate change/environment" as the "most important problem facing the country." In the survey conducted (Nov. 11-15) by Quinnipiac University, Americans were asked, "What do you think is the most important problem facing the country today?" In response, 10% said the economy, and fewer named economy-related topics: inflation/high cost of living (8%); labor shortage (2%); and supply chain/shortage of goods (1%).
  • US leaves door open to Africa: Fauci says there will be no ban on Southern Africa travel - for now pending more study of super vaccine-resistant mutant 'Nu' variant - despite UK, Israel and Germany suspending all flights

    11/26/2021 9:15:28 AM PST · by C19fan · 86 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 26, 2021 | Jennifer Smith and Harriett Alexander
    The US will not restrict travel from South Africa, where a new 'super mutant' variant of COVID-19 is panicking scientists, until officials can study the variant more, Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Friday despite the UK and some European countries banning travel. The World Health Organization is currently meeting to discuss the variant, which is expected to be named Nu, today. It remains unclear exactly how deadly it is among unvaccinated people, and American health agencies are yet to make any form of warning about it but there are fears it is more transmissible than any other variant yet and...
  • Trump: US Has 'Wonderful Future' Ahead

    11/25/2021 6:39:44 PM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 54 replies
    www.newsmax.com ^ | 25 November 2021 | Charlie McCarthy
    Former President Donald Trump issued a Thanksgiving Day message, telling Americans "do not worry, we will be great again." Trump issued his comment as progressive lawmakers remain focused on passing $2 trillion in social spending and climate legislation amid rising inflation, and on a partisan House select committee investigating events surrounding the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. The country also is dealing with a surge of migrants at the southern border, critical race theory affecting school curricula, and recent high-profiled trials concerning fatal shootings with racial implications. Additionally, China and Russia have taken steps that seem to threaten U.S....
  • Big Three U.S. Automakers Agree to Not Mandate Vaccines for UAW Union Members

    11/25/2021 3:00:43 PM PST · by george76 · 30 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | November 24, 2021 | Sundance
    A big win for medical privacy and the principles of freedom. Ford, General Motors and Stellantis have agreed the United Auto Workers union members will not be forced to take the mandatory vaccine as a condition of employment. [UAW Announcement] Additionally, the vaccine status of the workers will remain private with a policy of private and voluntary disclosure. UAW – At a meeting Monday evening, the COVID-19 Joint Task Force, comprised of the UAW, Ford, General Motors and Stellantis, has aligned on a policy of voluntary and confidential disclosure of vaccination status for UAW members. Each company will provide additional...
  • Watch: MSNBC Declares Thanksgiving About White People Celebrating “Genocide And Violence” Against Blacks

    11/25/2021 9:22:21 AM PST · by blam · 91 replies
    Trade For Profit ^ | 11-25-2021 | Steve Watson via Summit News
    MSNBC took five minutes out of its race baiting coverage of the Rittenhouse case to remind its extremist viewers (there can’t be many left) that Thanksgiving is coming up and that it is a celebration of… you guessed it, white supremacy. Tiffany Cross, who earlier had called Kyle Rittenhouse a “murderous white supremacist,” handed over a segment of her show to Gyasi Ross who declared that the holiday is part of the “pathology of white America” believing that they have improved the country. “But I’m still trying to find out what indigenous people received of value,” Ross proclaimed, adding “Instead...
  • Southern California Utility Cuts Power To Customers On Thanksgiving As Wildfire Risks Surge

    11/25/2021 9:27:22 AM PST · by george76 · 79 replies
    NATION AND STATE ^ | 11/25/2021
    The largest utility company in Southern California cut power to thousands of customers across higher elevations of Los Angeles, leaving many households without electricity for Thanksgiving. Edison International’s Southern California utility cut power to 32,036 residential and commercial building structures in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura counties to prevent wind storms from toppling power lines that would stoke fires in the drought-stricken region. The utility projects up to a quarter-million customers could lose service around Los Angeles and San Diego. ... Edison warned more customers are likely to lose power, and San Diego Gas & Electric, another...
  • The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Will Worsen Economic Conditions

    11/25/2021 7:48:33 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 25, 2021 | Young Voices Contribitors
    Editor's note:Samuel Mangold-Lenett authored this column.Earlier this month, with great fanfare on the left and right, Biden signed a Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal (BIF), calling it “a once-in-a-generation investment in our nation’s infrastructure and competitiveness.” Too bad it will provide no meaningful relief to the American people. BIF was sold to the public under false pretenses, and if anything, it will only exacerbate the current economic crisis, worsening inflation and restricting private sector growth. In addition, it implements policies that negatively impact the non-affluent and provides the wealthy east and west coasts — which tend to be Democratic safe havens —...
  • Phoenix City Council to reconsider COVID-19 vaccine mandate for city workers amid backlash

    11/24/2021 4:24:23 PM PST · by hsmomx3 · 8 replies
    Fox10 ^ | 11/24/21 | Matt Galka
    PHOENIX (AP) - The Phoenix City Council is reconsidering a decision to enact a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for its employees, less than a week after the announcement was made, as some city leaders are concerned about the negative impact the mandate would have on city services. "I’m incredibly concerned this will cause us to lose employees," said Phoenix City Councilmember Ann O'Brien. Initially, City of Phoenix officials announced that all employees must be vaccinated by Jan. 18 so the city can comply with the rules created by President Joe Biden’s administration. Federal contractors are required to have their employees vaccinated...
  • Joe Biden Claims Shelves Are Well Stocked as Grocers Ration Food

    11/24/2021 1:37:33 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 109 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/24/2021 | WENDELL HUSEBØ
    President Joe Biden tweeted Wednesday that supermarket shelves are well stocked across the country while grocers ration food. “For all those concerns a few weeks ago that there would not be ample food available for Thanksgiving, families can rest easy today,” Biden claimed. “Grocery stores are well-stocked with turkey and everything else you need,” the president added. Meanwhile, Publix Supermarkets, a Florida-based grocer, warned customers this week to expect food shortages in all 1,280 stores across the southeast.
  • Centrist Dems sink Biden’s nominee for top bank regulator

    11/24/2021 4:07:29 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 72 replies
    Axios ^ | 24 Nov 2021 | Hans Nichols
    Five Democratic senators have told the White House they won't support Saule Omarova to head the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, effectively killing her nomination for the powerful bank-regulator position.Why it matters: The defiant opposition from a broad coalition of senators reflects the real policy concerns they had with Omarova, a Cornell University law professor who's attracted controversy for her academic writings about hemming in big banks.Their opposition also hints at a willingness of some Democratic senators to buck the White House on an important nomination, even if it hands Republicans a political — and symbolic — victory.Republicans...
  • Oil reserves released by Biden expected to primarily go to China, India

    11/24/2021 7:58:15 AM PST · by george76 · 55 replies
    FOX Business ^ | 11/24/2021 | Caitlin McFall
    U.S. taps 50 million barrels of oil from reserves in an attempt to tamper spiking costs at the gas pump.. resident Biden’s move to tap the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve is expected to supply Chinese and Indian oil needs as gas demands have led to global shortages.. The White House said the Department of Energy will release 50 million barrels of oil held in U.S. reserves — 18 million of which have already been congressionally approved for sale. China and India have been actively purchasing U.S. sour crude oil produced in the Gulf of Mexico ... U.S.-produced sour crude oil...
  • Biden owns the worst illegal immigration since records began

    11/24/2021 1:58:04 AM PST · by blueplum · 9 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 23 November 2021 | HUGO GURDON
    President Joe Biden is on target, with policies at once vapid and cynical, to allow more than 2 million illegal migrants across the southern border into the United States this year — the worst influx since records began 97 years ago. In October, Customs and Border Protection officials intercepted 164,303 people crossing the Mexican frontier. They come from 150 different countries, increasingly from the Eastern Hemisphere, and most are simply economic migrants. People head here primarily for the understandable reason that they’d prefer to live in comfort in a rich country......They don’t make coherent, let alone plausible, claims to be...
  • Biden push for $2.5B tax break for lawyers spurs accusations of political payoff

    11/23/2021 6:46:41 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 17 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Nov 23, 2021 | By Haris Alic
    Democrats have tucked a lucrative $2.5 billion tax break inside President Biden’s multitrillion-dollar social welfare bill that would benefit the trial lawyers lobby, spurring Republican accusations of political backscratching. The tax break allows trial lawyers working on a contingency basis, meaning they are paid only if a case is settled in their favor, to deduct expenses immediately. Such expenses include hourly labor fees and the expenses associated with waging a lawsuit, such as filing and deposition costs. On average, according to the American Bar Association, the fixed rate for contingency cases is anywhere between 33% and 40% of the total...
  • Brian Laundrie died of gunshot wound to the head, final autopsy reveals

    11/23/2021 10:36:01 AM PST · by jroehl · 76 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/23/2021 | Marjorie Hernandez and Jorge Fitz-Gibbon
    Brian Laundrie, the sole suspect in the death of Long Island native Gabby Petito, died of a gunshot wound to the head, a lawyer for the Laundrie family said Tuesday.
  • 'You bet my bail reforms will kill people': Shocking 2007 admission of woke Waukesha DA John Chisolm who GUARANTEED innocent people would be murdered by the killers he sets free

    11/23/2021 8:58:26 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 67 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Nov. 23, 2021 | Jennifer Smith
    The Waukesha District Attorney whose office let out parade killer Darrell Brooks on a $1,000 bond three weeks ago previously admitted he knew his laxed bail reform would lead to killers being set free and murdering others, saying flippantly in a 2007 interview: 'You bet, it's guaranteed to happen.' John Chisolm was elected as Milwaukee County District Attorney in 2007 and he immediately started advocating for lower cash bonds for criminals, like Brooks - a felon with a history of domestic violence charges who was most recently locked up for running over the mother of his children. In 2007, Chisolm...
  • Beto O'Rourke told to 'get the hell out' during Texas campaign stop as he doubles down on gun-grabbing promise

    11/23/2021 8:49:09 AM PST · by thepatriot1 · 59 replies
    The Blaze ^ | November 23, 2021 | Sarah Taylor
    Failed Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke was met with jeers and demands that he "get the hell out" during a recent campaign stop in Houston, Texas.