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  • 6 Questions An Honest, Intelligent Reporter Would Ask Dr. Fauci About COVID-19

    08/09/2020 8:09:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    USSA News ^ | 08/09/2020 | Stacey Lennox
    Authored by Stecey Lennox via PJMedia.ocm, If you had been going down the rabbit hole of COVID-19 research for long enough, a few things would be astounding to you. First, how uninformed, uncurious, or deceptive reporters in the corporate media are on a matter of life and death. Second, how much publicly available information about COVID-19 is on the internet contradicts what is reported and said by Health Experts™on cable news. Finally, it is impossible to believe Dr. Anthony Fauci enjoys a 62% approval rating. Of course, part of the reason Dr. Fauci enjoys this level of trust is...
  • Cops clear 300 people from 'pop-up' party at N.J. home

    08/09/2020 7:45:10 PM PDT · by lightman · 5 replies
    Pennlive ^ | 9 August A.D. 2020 | Noah Cohen
    Police from two counties Sunday dispersed about 300 people from a “pop-up” party that was promoted through social media and hosted in a residential Howell neighborhood, authorities said. Township officers called for assistance from police in Wall, Brick, Jackson and Freehold along with state troopers and sheriff’s officers from Monmouth and Ocean counties to break up the massive gathering on Wilson Drive in the Ramtown neighborhood. “Most of the attendees are compliant. Others are hesitant and are directing their anger towards the host who charged admission,” police said in a statement shortly after 7 p.m. “PRIVATE Location in CENTRAL Jersey...Advance...
  • Trump suggests some states may 'pay nothing' as part of unemployment plan

    08/09/2020 6:52:13 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | Aug 9, 2020
    President Trump suggested some states may "pay nothing" as part of the unemployment plan included in the coronavirus executive orders the president signed on Saturday. The memo Trump signed Saturday extends the enhanced unemployment benefits that expired about two weeks ago. The benefits will be lowered from $600 to $400 per week, with states required to cover 25 percent of the cost. Speaking to reporters Sunday on his way home from his New Jersey resort, however, Trump said some states may not have to pay, adding that "it will depend on the states." He said states will make an application...
  • Why Trump’s Losing

    08/09/2020 6:26:29 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 110 replies
    National Review ^ | August 6th 2020 | RICH LOWRY & RAMESH PONNURU
    President Trump pulled an inside straight to win in 2016, and now he needs another one. The good news for Trump is that his approval rating has stopped falling recently. The bad news is that it has stabilized in the low 40s. Election-watcher Harry Enten points out that no president since Harry Truman has won with anything like Trump’s negative net approval rating. Truman won at –6, while incumbents who lost (Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and George H. W. Bush) averaged out at about –13, roughly where Trump’s number is. The presidents who won reelection averaged an approval rating of...

    08/09/2020 4:57:14 PM PDT · by robowombat · 19 replies
    EXCREMENT EVERYWHERE! Italian government ignores outraged woman’s plea to remove the illegal alien Muslim invaders squatting on her property in Lampedusa AUGUST 9, 2020 BY BARENAKEDISLAM A video translated by RAIR Foundation USA reveals a distraught woman, Rosy Matinais, on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa, showing how the Muslim squatters are destroying her land, killing her animals, even after repeatedly complaining to authorities. In addition to the “mattresses,” “bottles of alcohol,” and “excrement everywhere,” the invaders have eaten all her animals, except for the pigs. Police tell her “The invaders are untouchable. They do what they want.” RAIR Foundation...
  • Oh, this should be fun! “OCCUPATION WHITE HOUSE” begins September 17th through Election Day

    08/09/2020 4:50:50 PM PDT · by robowombat · 52 replies
    Oh, this should be fun! “OCCUPATION WHITE HOUSE” begins September 17th through Election Day AUGUST 9, 2020 BY BARENAKEDISLAM The group that takes credit for the Occupy Wall Street (open sewer) movement of 2011 has a new and even more outrageous plan in mind. They intend to “occupy” the White House. Will designated terrorist group CAIR be there? Count on it, after all, their headquarters are in DC. Adbusters, an online magazine that describes itself as “a global network of artists, activists, writers, pranksters, students, educators and entrepreneurs who want to advance the new social activist movement of the information...
  • Videos of Joe Biden Doing What He Does

    08/09/2020 4:01:39 PM PDT · by DOC44 · 11 replies;_ylt=Awr9NVX1piZfLUsA_DK3mWRH;_ylu=X3oDMTExNnM1OHY2BHNlYwNzcgRzbGsDdmlkBHZ0aWQDQjg2OTAEZ3BvcwMxMA--?p=video%20of%20biden%20touching%20girls&vid=28796488ad4a612b978d81b7e8aa07b2&!&c=9&h=150&w=250&l=115&sigr=vYeqbb1Zo6i2&sigt=yz3xLWYx9H83&sigi=3tzfnHDAPCKh&age=1482566400&fr2=p%3As%2Cv%3Av&fr=yfp-t&tt=b
  • Hillary Clinton: Trump’s Executive Orders Are a ‘Stunt’

    08/09/2020 3:09:18 PM PDT · by maggief · 83 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 9, 2020 | Pam Key
    Sunday on MSNBC, former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton called President Donald Trump’s executive orders addressing the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic a “stunt.” Clinton said, “It’s a stunt. There’s no doubt about it. Most likely, as even Republican senators have said, unconstitutional, bypassing Congress, trying to spend money, he has no authority to direct. But it’s also meant to be a big diversion from the hard work the Congress should be engaged in to provide the kind of relief that tens of millions of Americans need. We are still in the midst...
  • The Spies Who Hijacked America

    08/09/2020 3:04:57 PM PDT · by true believer forever · 46 replies
    Reporting by Matt Taibbi ^ | August 9, 2020 | Matt Taibbi
    <p>"... Yet a few weeks ago, I asked to speak to the DOJ lead investigator John Durham to give his team a heads up. I would continue to offer help, but my time for waiting for government to act was over. Recently, I had discovered and flagged for Durham disturbing recordings. One involved one of the Cambridge Four, Halper, and raised serious questions about the origins of what has been called the “kill shot” against Trump’s first national security advisor, General Michael Flynn.</p>
  • Appeals court upholds dismissal of Cliven Bundy case

    08/09/2020 1:42:49 PM PDT · by Twotone · 14 replies
    Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | August 6, 2020 | David Ferrara
    A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a decision to throw out felony conspiracy and weapons charges against Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy, two of his sons and another man. Before U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro’s January 2018 dismissal, which the government appealed, she found that the federal government improperly withheld evidence. Prosecutors had willfully withheld video surveillance, maps and FBI interview information in violation of due process required by the U.S. Constitution, the judge found. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed. “We can find no grounds for concluding that the district court abused its...
  • Washington DC police officer 'fighting for her life' after shooting kills teen, injures 20

    08/09/2020 12:58:07 PM PDT · by libstripper · 90 replies
    Fox News ^ | Aug. 9, 2020 | Danielle Wallace
    Gunfire erupted at outdoor cookout that drew hundreds of people. A Washington, D.C. police officer is "fighting for her life" after being wounded early Sunday in a shootout that killed a teenager and sent many people to the hospital, Police Chief Peter Newsham said at a press conference.
  • NICS Firearm Checks: Year by State/Type

    08/09/2020 11:28:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies ^ | 8/5/2020 | Unknown
    Firearm Purchases
  • De Blasio reveals he wants to buy empty NYC buildings and turn them into affordable housing after moving 13,000 homeless into hotels 'for more than $2million a night' and shaming rich residents who left to escape COVID-19 as 'fair weather friends'

    08/09/2020 11:07:12 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 99 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 8 August 2020 | JENNIFER SMITH
    Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday revealed a plan to buy properties around the city and turn them into permanent affordable housing, after moving more than 10,000 homeless people into hotels during the COVID-19 pandemic and shaming rich residents who have left the city as 'fair weather friends'. The homeless-in-hotels scheme set up by de Blasio is one of many components to an escalating downward change in the city. Many of New York's wealthy residents fled months ago - taking their disposable income and their tax dollars with them - and there are fears they may never come back. Crime...
  • The Mechanics of President Trump's Disaster Relief Memorandum - States can choose to obtain additional funding for providing unemployment benefits

    08/09/2020 9:48:14 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 3 replies
    Reason ^ | Aug 8, 2020 | Josh Blackman
    ... States are not obligated to request this funding. And if they decline to participate, they can keep all their current funding. I don't see an NFIB problem. Relatedly, if a state has the option to opt out, I do not know how they would have standing to challenge the memo. Perhaps a state could argue that this policy could decrease the funding available in the DRF for a disaster. But the policy expressly ensures that the DRF will not dip below $25 billion...... Governors who apply will basically obtain a $400 weekly supplement for their citizens. Bring home the...
  • One Dead, Multiple People Injured in Shooting in Democrat-Controlled D.C.

    08/09/2020 9:45:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies ^ | 8/9/2020 | AWR Hawkins
    One person is dead and multiple others injured following an early Sunday morning shooting in Democrat-controlled Washington, DC. Fox5 DC reports the shooting occurred around 12:30 a.m. Sunday during a party. Seventeen-year-old Christopher “Poppy” Brown was fatally wounded during the shooting, and “more than 20 0thers may have been wounded.”
  • GOP activists elect state Sen. Pat Fallon to replace spy chief John Ratcliffe on TX-04 ballot

    08/09/2020 8:51:38 AM PDT · by TXnMA · 15 replies
    Dallas Morning News (Left-biased) ^ | August 8, 2020 | Paul Cobler
    WASHINGTON -- State Sen. Pat Fallon was elected Saturday afternoon by 144 Republican officials from northeast Texas to replace Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe as the GOP nominee on the ballot for Texas’ 4th Congressional District, likely sending the Prosper Republican to Washington as the district’s next representative. Fallon, who represents District 30 in the Texas Senate, beat out 17 other candidates with 82 votes from the 144 voting GOP county and precinct chairs who live in the district, needing only one round to secure a majority. The chairs gathered Saturday afternoon at the Hopkins County Civic Center for...
  • Nonprofit mails 587,638 erroneous absentee ballot applications to Virginia voters

    08/09/2020 8:30:10 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 37 replies
    NBC News 12 ^ | 08.07.20 | By Graham Moomaw
    A misunderstanding of Virginia’s independent cities and counties apparently led a nonprofit voter registration group to mail 587,638 absentee ballot applications to Virginia voters that asked them to send the ballot back to the wrong election office. The Center for Voter Information said the mishap was an honest mistake mainly affecting voters in a handful of localities that share a name: including Fairfax City and Fairfax County, Richmond City and Richmond County, Roanoke City and Roanoke County, and Franklin City and Franklin County.... The mass mailing, which involved more than 2.2 million pre-filled absentee ballot applications statewide, sowed confusion for...
  • How bad is covid really? (A Swedish doctor’s perspective)

    08/09/2020 7:41:28 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 24 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | August 7,2020 | Sebastian Rushworth M.D.
    Ok, I want to preface this article by stating that it is entirely anecdotal and based on my experience working as a doctor in the emergency room of one of the big hospitals in Stockholm, Sweden, and of living as a citizen in Sweden. Covid hit Stockholm like a storm in mid-March. One day I was seeing people with appendicitis and kidney stones, the usual things you see in the emergency room. The next day all those patients were gone and the only thing coming in to the hospital was covid. Practically everyone who was tested had covid, regardless of...
  • Pelosi slams Trump's executive order as an 'illusion' in 'Fox News Sunday' interview

    08/09/2020 6:59:17 AM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 102 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/9/2020 | Tyler Olson
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed the executive actions President Trump took this weekend to provide assistance for Americans struggling amid the coronavirus as weak and an "illusion" on "Fox News Sunday" with Chris Wallace, as she defended Democrats' stance asking for trillions more in aid as negotiations with the White House and Senate Republicans have stalled. "No, in fact, what the president did is -- I agreed what the Republican senator said -- is unconstitutional slop," Pelosi, D-Calif, said, alluding to a statement Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., put out criticizing Trump's executive actions. She also emphasized the alleged "weakness" of...
  • In Support Of Black Lives Matter, Let’s Defund CardiB, LeBron James and Jimmy Kimmel

    08/09/2020 6:40:18 AM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 20 replies
    Outkick ^ | August 8 2020 | Jason Whitlock
    --SNIP-- COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter are helping rational people realize LeBron, Alyssa Milano, Lena Dunham, Steve Kerr, Amy Schumer, Colin Kaepernick, Aaron Paul, CardiB, Meek Mill and Jimmy Kimmel all need to shut up and entertain. They’re not thought leaders. They’re court jesters pretending to be world leaders. Let’s defund them. Seriously. I don’t want to eliminate them. I like to be entertained. I just think it’s a huge mistake to pretend CardiB is important. She’s a stripper-turned-rap music-pornographer. She’s Hugh Hefner, not Michelle Obama with a boobjob. Let’s give entertainers a special designation in our tax codes. Tax...