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  • New York has more than 3 million voters lacking proof of identity: analysis

    10/07/2022 2:25:48 PM PDT · by Twotone · 38 replies ^ | October 5, 2022 | Ben Whedon
    The state of New York has more than 3 million individuals on its voter rolls missing key identifying documents to prove their identities, according to a recent analysis. The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF), found that 3.1 million New Yorkers, roughly 23% of New York's 13.3 million voters, lacked either a driver's license or Social Security number to prove their identity. PILF asserted that Personally Identifiable Information (PII) was an integral tool in maintaining clean voter rolls. Incidents such as one moving and registering to vote in a different location or the death of the voter are potential scenarios that...
  • Biden DOJ Continues To Target Conservatives, Arrests 11 Pro-Life Activists...11 pro-life activists were charged with violations of the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act, a pro-abortion federal law.

    10/07/2022 10:45:17 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 15 replies
    National File ^ | by PAUL AUBERT October 6, 2022
    The Biden administration has continued weaponizing the Department of Justice to target Conservatives and Trump supporters. 11 pro-life activists were charged with violations of the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act, a pro-abortion federal law. The group of pro-lifers allegedly prevented one clinic employee and one patient from entering a Tennessee abortion mill. Seven pro-lifers were charged with “conspiracy against rights secured by the FACE Act.” Four others were also indicted for FACE Act violations. The activists with the “conspiracy against rights secured by the FACE Act” charges could receive fines up to $250,000 and face up to...
  • FBI Team Involved in Censorship of Hunter Biden Laptop Story Identified

    10/07/2022 10:55:02 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 44 replies
    NTD News ^ | October 7, 2022 | Zachary Stieber
    The FBI team that was in communication with Facebook before the social media company censored the original Hunter Biden laptop story has been identified, according to a new court filing. Meta, Facebook’s parent company, identified the team as the FBI’s Foreign Influence Task Force (FITF), according to an updated complaint entered late on Oct. 6. Meta named the team after receiving a subpoena in a case alleging the federal government pressured Big Tech firms to censor users. “Pursuant to the third-party subpoena, Meta has identified the FBI’s FITF, as supervised by Laura Dehmlow, and Elvis Chan as involved in the...
  • Joe Biden Predicts Democrats Keep the Senate and ‘Maybe Pick Up a Couple Seats’

    10/07/2022 8:51:43 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/07/2022 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    President Joe Biden on Thursday appeared cautiously optimistic about Democrat prospects in the midterm elections in November. “So far, it looks like in the Senate we not only will hold but maybe pick up a couple seats,” Biden said to supporters at a fundraiser in Red Bank, New Jersey, with Governor Phil Murphy.
  • NYC Mayor Adams declares state of emergency after 17,000 migrants spark shelter 'crisis'

    10/07/2022 8:21:38 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/07/2022 | Timothy H.J. Nerozzi
    New York City Mayor Eric Adams declared a state of emergency Friday in response to the continued arrival of illegal migrants from southern states. More than 17,000 migrants have been bussed to the city since the spring, a small fraction of the migrant encounters at the border over that timeframe. Adams said that one in five of people in the city's shelter system is a migrant, which is creating a "crisis," he said.
  • Ukraine Frantically Tries to Walk Back Zelensky Call for ‘Preemptive Strikes’ on Russia

    10/07/2022 7:55:14 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 109 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/07/2022 | Frances Martel
    The presidential press office of Ukraine accused global media outlets of “nuclear hysteria” on Thursday for sharing remarks made by President Volodymyr Zelensky in which he asked the world for “preemptive strikes” on Russia to avoid nuclear war. Zelensky made the remarks during a question and answer session with the Lowy Institute, an Australian think tank, on Thursday, asserting that NATO had a responsibility to “make it impossible for Russia to use nuclear weapons.
  • New U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims in Unexpected Surge

    10/07/2022 6:37:25 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/07/2022 | Simon Kent
    The number of Americans submitting new claims for jobless benefits increased more than expected last week, jumping 29,000 to a seasonally adjusted 219,000 for the week ended October 1, the Department of Labor said Thursday. The rise in fresh unemployment filings was the highest in four months. Economists polled by the Reuters news agency had forecast 203,000 applications for the latest week, coming as officials at the U.S. central bank continue efforts to tame the worst inflation in four decades.
  • Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against New York’s New Gun Controls

    10/06/2022 2:02:06 PM PDT · by matt04 · 20 replies
    On Thursday U.S. District Judge Glenn T. Suddaby issued a temporary restraining order against portions of New York’s newest gun controls, including the requirement that concealed carry permit applicants have their social media scoured. The decision centered on the Concealed Carry Improvement Act (CCIA), which New York Democrats passed and Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) signed in response to the Supreme Court of the United States’ NYSRPA v. Bruen ruling (2022). ... Judge Suddaby issued a temporary restraining order against the character test, ruling against: . . . the provisions contained in Section 1 of the CCIA requiring “good moral character”...
  • Feds weigh charges against Hunter Biden, outcome of years-long case could be 'imminent': source

    10/06/2022 1:17:56 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 54 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 6, 2022 | Brooke Singman
    Federal investigators are weighing whether to charge Hunter Biden with various tax and foreign lobbying violations, false statements and more, with a former official telling Fox News that an outcome to the case could be "imminent." Fox News first reported in July that the federal investigation into President Biden’s son had reached a "critical stage." Hunter Biden has been under federal investigation since 2018.
  • Federal agents see chargeable tax, gun-purchase case against Hunter Biden

    10/06/2022 12:16:56 PM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 34 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | October 6, 2022 | Devlin Barrett, Perry Stein
    Federal agents investigating President Biden’s son Hunter have gathered what they believe is sufficient evidence to charge him with tax crimes and a false statement related to a gun purchase, according to people familiar with the case. The next step is for the U.S. Attorney in Delaware, a Trump administration holdover, to decide on whether to file such charges, these people said. The investigation into Hunter Biden began in 2018, and became a central focus for then-president Donald Trump during his unsuccessful 2020 reelection effort. Initially, the investigation centered around Hunter Biden’s finances related to overseas business ties and consulting...
  • How Much Will Gas Prices Go Up as OPEC Slashes Oil Production?

    Gas prices that are already ticking back up again might increase another 10% or more following a move by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies to cut oil production by 2 million barrels a day. The Biden administration — which has put a high priority on bringing gas prices down ahead of the 2022 midterm elections — was quick to lash out at OPEC’s decision. As the WaPo reported, administration officials have pressured OPEC leader Saudi Arabia to produce more oil to compensate for the global shortage caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. President Biden himself...
  • Live Arizona U.S. Senate Debate Kelly vs. Masters

    10/06/2022 9:22:53 AM PDT · by Jim W N · 28 replies ^ | 9/30/22 | c-span
    WATCH LIVE ON OCTOBER 06 | 9PM ET | C-SPAN Arizona Senator Mark Kelly (D) and two challengers in the state’s 2022 U.S. Senate Race, Blake Masters (R) and Marc Victor (L), participate in a debate hosted by Arizona PBS and the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission.
  • Biden scolds 'MAGA Republicans' after 5th Circuit Court strikes down DACA, orders no new applicants

    10/06/2022 7:11:29 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/06/2022 | Lawrence Richard
    President Biden lashed out at a federal appeals court on Wednesday, after it ruled the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was illegally implemented by the Obama administration. In a statement, the president called the decision "unlawful" and urged Congress to make permanent legislative protections to help more than 600,000 immigrants currently protected by DACA. On Wednesday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court’s three-judge panel determined the Obama administration lacked the authority to institute the DACA program. However, the court stopped short of judicially dismantling it and said DACA migrants could continue to receive legal protections.
  • FBI Sued for Withholding Records of Facebook Censorship of Hunter Biden Laptop Story

    10/06/2022 6:55:10 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 14 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | October 6, 2022 | By Bill Pan
    Amid mounting questions over an FBI warning that prompted Facebook to suppress a story about Hunter Biden’s laptop, the federal agency now faces a lawsuit seeking to compel it to publicize conversations it had with the social media giant. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday by America First Legal (AFL) at a Washington D.C. District Court. The non-profit group, founded by longtime Donald Trump adviser Stephen Miller, said Americans deserve to know what the FBI and the social media giant were up to as the November elections approached. According to the complaint (pdf), the AFL requested in August that the FBI...
  • VEEP IMPACT: SUV carrying Harris crashes; Secret Service initially blames 'mechanical failure'

    10/05/2022 10:06:13 PM PDT · by bitt · 110 replies ^ | 10/5/2022 | brady knox
    Vice President Kamala Harris was involved in a one-car crash on a closed roadway in Washington, D.C., which the Secret Service initially misreported as a "mechanical failure," according to a report. The Monday morning crash has sent shock waves through the Secret Service, according to insiders speaking with the Washington Post. While the vice president wasn't injured, the nature of the accident has raised the question of how such a careless incident was able to occur within the prestigious agency. The SUV carrying Harris hit a curb of a tunnel with such force that the tire had to be replaced....
  • Biden ‘disappointed’ by OPEC+ decision to cut oil production

    10/05/2022 9:20:05 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 60 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/05/2022 | Brett Samuels
    The White House on Wednesday admonished what it called a “shortsighted decision” by OPEC and its allies to cut oil production by 2 million barrels per day, a move that could lead to a rise in gas prices domestically. National security adviser Jake Sullivan and top economic adviser Brian Deese issued a statement that took issue with the decision, citing ongoing concerns about the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. “At a time when maintaining a global supply of energy is of paramount importance, this decision will have the most negative impact on lower- and middle-income countries that are...
  • Citing Concern for Free Speech, 12 Federal Judges Say They Won’t Take Clerks from Yale Law School

    10/05/2022 8:07:22 AM PDT · by Twotone · 45 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 4, 2022 | Aaron Sibarium
    A dozen federal judges say they are no longer hiring clerks from Yale Law School, citing a slew of scandals that they say have undermined free speech and intellectual diversity. In addition to Fifth Circuit judge James Ho, who announced on Thursday that he would no longer hire law clerks from the nation’s top-ranked law school, 12 federal judges—both circuit and district court jurists—told the Washington Free Beacon they are joining the boycott. "Students should be mindful that they will face diminished opportunities if they go to Yale," said a prominent circuit court judge, whose clerks have gone on to...
  • Petraeus: Putin is ‘literally out of moves’

    10/05/2022 6:54:00 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 105 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/05/2022 | ZACH SCHONFELD
    Former CIA Director and retired U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus said in a new interview that Russia can still inflict destruction upon Ukraine, but Russian President Vladimir Putin cannot reverse Ukrainian gains in the four regions Moscow recently annexed. “I think he’s literally out of moves,” Petraeus told CNBC’s Hadley Gamble.
  • US national debt surpasses $31 trillion for first time

    10/05/2022 5:30:23 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 33 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | October 04, 2022 06:16 PM | by Brady Knox, Breaking News Reporter |
    The national debt of the United States blew past $31 trillion for the first time ever Tuesday, a grim milestone that comes amid soaring interest rates that threaten to strain the government's finances. It comes just nine months after the last milestone of $30 trillion, according to the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, and only five years after reaching $20 trillion. The unprecedented spree of government borrowing brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic, and further borrowing to stimulate the economy, has helped to contribute to the majority of this figure. SOARING INTEREST RATES MEAN DEBT RECKONING COULD COME YEARS...
  • Russia Seeks Role in Nord Stream Leaks Investigation

    10/05/2022 9:59:37 AM PDT · by Hamiltonian · 63 replies
    The Moscow Times ^ | 5 October 2022 | AFP
    Moscow said Wednesday it should be part of the probe into leaks on the Nord Stream gas pipelines, after Sweden blocked off the area around the pipelines pending an investigation."There should really be an investigation. Naturally, with the participation of Russia," Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin said, as quoted by Russian news agencies..... Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said such a probe "required the cooperation of several countries."He denounced an "acute shortage of communications and unwillingness of many countries to contact" Russia.....