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  • NYC House Republican Claims to Have ‘Smoking Gun’ Evidence of City’s Plan to Register ‘Tens of Thousands’ of Illegal Immigrants to Vote (VIDEO)

    12/09/2023 9:24:06 PM PST · by Dr. Franklin · 9 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | December 10, 2023 | Jim Hoft
    Rep. Nicole Malliotakis (R-NY) has asserted that she possesses unequivocal proof that city officials are actively working to enable illegal immigrants to get registered to vote. Malliotakis submitted a request under the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) to access the agreement between New York City and Homes for the Homeless, which manages the migrant facility on Staten Island. Homes for the Homeless (HFH) is a nonprofit organization tasked with erecting emergency shelters for migrants amidst a deepening border crisis. Within this contract’s appendix, the Representative spotted language that seemed to instruct the nonprofit to supply voter registration paperwork to the...
  • Biden flunks Econ 101 with ‘incoherent’ inflation tweet

    12/09/2023 6:51:20 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    MSN ^ | 12/09/2023 | Jon Miltimore
    President Joe Biden’s approval rating is tanking, and he’s now trailing former President Donald Trump in national polls, as well as in some key swing states. Vox blames the economy for Biden’s plunging popularity — or at least voters’ perception of the economy. A new Gallup poll shows that just 32% of people approve of Biden’s handling of the economy. To combat the narrative that Biden’s policies are to blame, the White House has gone on the offensive, attacking billionaires and blaming corporations for the economic pain the public is experiencing.
  • Four in Ten Democrats Agree with Removing Statues of George Washington

    12/09/2023 6:47:03 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/09/2023 | HANNAH BLEAU KNUDSEN
    Four in ten Democrats agree with removing statues of George Washington as some leftist cities consider doing so, a Rasmussen Reports survey released Thursday found. While the survey found 77 percent of Democrats expressing at least a somewhat favorable view of the country’s first president and Revolutionary War hero, 40 percent at least somewhat approve of removing public monuments of the figure. Of those, 21 percent of Democrats “strongly” approve. However, 53 percent at least somewhat disapprove of doing so.
  • He Who Must Not Be Named: The Hunter Biden Indictment is Itself a Model of Evasion

    12/09/2023 5:37:02 PM PST · by george76 · 17 replies
    Jonathan Turley ^ | December 9, 2023 | Jonathan Turley
    Below is my column in the New York Post on the second indictment of Hunter Biden. The tax evasion charges were brought in a type of Voldemort indictment, skillfully detailing millions acquired from influence peddling without mentioning “he who must not be named.” Indeed, it says nothing of how or why millions were sent to Hunter. Here is the column: The 56-page indictment of Hunter Biden for tax evasion makes for racy reading, with the special counsel describing a four-year criminal pattern directed at maintaining Biden’s “extravagant lifestyle.” That lifestyle included massive expenses for strippers, sex clubs, fast cars and...
  • New US aid for Ukraine by year-end seems increasingly of out reach as GOP ties it to border security

    12/09/2023 4:38:01 PM PST · by Mariner · 66 replies
    AP via Yahoo ^ | December 9th, 2023 | STEPHEN GROVES and LISA MASCARO
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A deal to provide further U.S. assistance to Ukraine by year-end appears to be increasingly out of reach for President Joe Biden. The impasse is deepening in Congress despite dire warnings from the White House about the consequences of inaction as Republicans insist on pairing the aid with changes to America's immigration and border policies.After the Democratic president said this past week he was willing to “make significant compromises on the border,” Republicans quickly revived demands that they had earlier set aside, hardening their positions and attempting to shift the negotiations to the right, according to a...
  • The Known Unknowns

    12/09/2023 4:18:41 PM PST · by Twotone · 7 replies
    Steyn On-Line ^ | December 8, 2023 | Mark Steyn
    As you know, the UK state censor Ofcom got me bounced from Brit telly because of my coverage of the Covid vaccines and the damage they have wrought. In response, I'm suing Ofcom in the High Court of England on the grounds, inter alia, that they do not have the powers in law to rule as they did. And, by forcing UK media to submit to the official narrative, the chilling effect they continue to have on honest discourse about the central public-policy question of recent years has caused real harm to any number of innocent parties. We are now...
  • Wisconsin university regents reject deal with Republicans to reduce diversity positions

    12/09/2023 1:11:02 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | December 9, 2023
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Universities of Wisconsin regents narrowly rejected a deal Saturday reached with Republicans that would have given employees a pay raise and paid for construction of a new engineering building in exchange for reductions in staff positions focused on diversity, equity and inclusion. The deal would have frozen hiring for diversity positions, dropped an affirmative action faculty hiring program at UW-Madison and created a position at the flagship campus focused on conservative thought. The engineering building would have been built at UW-Madison. Conservatives have long criticized the UW system as a bastion of liberalism. Democrats have accused...
  • This town throws a 'redneck' parade to help their community during the Holidays. Hear their views on the current economic state

    12/09/2023 1:08:23 PM PST · by devane617 · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/09/2023
    Monster trucks and ramen noodles are key features of the Bawcomville "Redneck" Christmas Parade, along with crowd support for a Trump second term. CNN's Elle Reeve reports.
  • US military should recruit more non-citizens, including illegal immigrants, US senator says with new bill

    12/09/2023 8:51:00 AM PST · by 55Ford · 65 replies
    American Military News ^ | July 23 2023 | Timothy Frudd
  • Liz Cheney says Donald Trump's 'dictator' remark should be taken 'literally and seriously'

    12/09/2023 8:23:00 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 90 replies
    ABC News / Disney ^ | December 8, 2023 | ByAlexandra Hutzler
    Former GOP Rep. Liz Cheney, who is warning about the potential dangers of a second Donald Trump presidency, said Americans should take his recent dictator remark "literally and seriously." Trump raised alarms earlier this week when he declined to flat out reassure the public that he wouldn't abuse power if he is elected, instead telling Fox News host Sean Hannity he wouldn't be a dictator "except on Day One." Some Republicans have suggested Trump was making a joke but Cheney -- who had a lead role in investigating his actions after the 2020 election and on Jan. 6, 2021 --...
  • Feds grant $6 billion for high-speed rail projects

    12/09/2023 7:50:10 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 60 replies
    NBC News / Comcast ^ | December 9, 2023 | By Mike Gagliardi
    The Department of Transportation announced more than $6 billion in grant funding for high-speed rail projects this week. The money comes amid ongoing support for a technology that has also encountered concerns about its costs. Brightline West, an affiliate of Florida’s Brightline intercity rail service, was awarded $3 billion in federal funds for its proposed line between Las Vegas and Los Angeles, which would zoom passengers between the cities in two hours. The California High-Speed-Rail Authority was awarded $3.1 billion to continue work on its system, which will ultimately connect Los Angeles and San Francisco in less than three hours....
  • Barbados Prime Minister Demands $4.9 Trillion in Slavery Reparations

    12/09/2023 7:26:13 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 90 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/09/2023 | Kurt Zindulka
    Former slave-trading colonial powers should pay Barbados $4.9 trillion (£3.9 trillion) in reparations, the Caribbean country’s leftist prime minister demanded. Speaking at the London School of Economics this week, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley redoubled her push for slavery reparations, saying that the movement demanding payment for historical wrongs had become a more pressing issue following the resurgence of Black Lives Matter and the killing of George Floyd in the United States in 2020.
  • DC Removing 103,000 Ineligible Names from Voter Rolls in Response to Judicial Watch

    12/09/2023 5:49:52 AM PST · by Chad C. Mulligan · 28 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | 8 Dec 2023 | Tom Fitton
    We’ve achieved another significant victory in our fight to clean up the nation’s voter rolls – this time in our nation’s capital. We sent notice letters to election officials in the District of Columbia, California, and Illinois, notifying them of evident violations of the National Voter Registration Act(NVRA) of 1993, based on their failure to remove inactive voters from their registration rolls. The letters point out that these jurisdictions publicly reported removing few or no ineligible voter registrations under a key provision of the NVRA. The letters threaten federal lawsuits unless the violations are corrected in a timely fashion. In...
  • New Jersey man Edward Mathews sentenced to 8 years in jail for hurling racial slurs at neighbors in viral video

    12/09/2023 5:45:37 AM PST · by devane617 · 61 replies
    NYPost ^ | 12/09/2023
    A white New Jersey man who unleashed a racially charged viral rant and spat at his black neighbors sobbed in court Friday as he was sentenced to a lengthy stay in prison, apologizing for his “insensitive and disrespectful words.” Edward Cagney Mathews, 47, will be mandated to serve four years of an eight-year sentence for pleading guilty to four counts of bias intimidation as well as possession of a controlled, dangerous substance with intent to distribute, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. Superior Court Judge Gerard H. Breland made the ruling on Friday after a tearful Mathews spent the last two...
  • Black Alabama man, 24, tasered by female cop who told him 'your b**** a** ain't so tough now' breaks silence on 'traumatizing' arrest ordeal where he was also wrongly held on fentanyl charge

    12/08/2023 8:38:45 PM PST · by Angelino97 · 214 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | December 8, 2023 | Ishita Srivastava
    A black Alabama man who had been tasered by a white cop and arrested for trafficking fentanyl is now sharing his harrowing story. Officer Dana Elmore was seen on camera swearing and tasing Micah Washington, 24, with a stun gun while he was in handcuffs. He was charged with trafficking fentanyl, but the charge and its accompanying $500,000 bond were dropped after 'further testing' showed the substance in his possession was not the opioid drug. In an interview with ABC, Washington revealed what had happened during the incident and explained that he had never had a run-in or issue with...
  • Georgia Prosecutors Warn of Prison Sentences for Trump, Top Allies

    12/08/2023 6:49:19 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 Dec 2023 | BRADLEY JAYE
    Fulton County district attorney Fani Willis and her team of prosecutors want prison sentences for Donald Trump and his top allies, previously unreported emails reveal. The emails, first reported by the Guardian, reveal deepening hostilities between prosecutors and defendants in the monumental Georgia criminal case against Trump and his top allies. “We have a long road ahead,” Willis wrote in a previously unreported email last month to Trump’s attorneys. “Long after these folks are in jail, we will still be practicing law.” Willis and her team allege Trump and codefendants violated the racketeering statute as part of efforts to overturn...
  • US vetoes UN resolution backed by many nations demanding immediate humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza

    12/08/2023 6:44:20 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12/08/2023 | EDITH M. LEDERER
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States vetoed a United Nations resolution Friday backed by almost all other Security Council members and dozens of other nations demanding an immediate humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza. Supporters called it a terrible day and warned of more civilian deaths and destruction as the war goes into its third month. The vote in the 15-member council was 13-1, with the United Kingdom abstaining. The United States' isolated stand reflected a growing fracture between Washington and some of its closest allies over Israel's monthslong bombardment of Gaza. France and Japan were among those supporting the call...
  • Why the West’s sanctions on Moscow aren’t harming ordinary Russians

    12/08/2023 6:41:18 PM PST · by Mariner · 57 replies
    Semafor via Yahoo ^ | December 8th, 2023 | Diego Mendoza
    Russian citizens say they are living relatively normal lives despite the imposition of worldwide sanctions following the country’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, according to a new poll.A Gallup survey found that 56% of Russian respondents believe their local economies are improving, while 46% agree that living standards are also improving — a record since the poll began in 2006.The upbeat sentiment comes as Western countries are losing the motivation to continue supporting Ukraine’s defense efforts, with many analysts now saying that Russia has the upper hand in the war.Most Russians feel that war efforts are benefiting them, according to a...
  • Second Circuit Upholds Injunction on Portions of New York Carry Law

    12/08/2023 6:26:30 PM PST · by CFW · 4 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 12/8/23 | Cam Edwards
    Gun owners didn’t get complete vindication from a three-judge panel on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, but the panel did uphold injunctions on several important parts of New York’s “Concealed Carry Improvement Act” in a decision released Friday morning. The state’s default ban on carrying on private property cannot be enforced, according to the court, along with its social media disclosure requirement for concealed carry applicants. The court also ruled that New York’s ban on lawful concealed carry in places of worship cannot be enforced against Pastor Michael Spencer and the members of the Tabernacle Family Church, though other...
  • California Law Would Fine Retailers For Only Having ‘Girl’ And ‘Boy’ Toy Sections

    12/08/2023 6:09:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 12/08/23 | Tristan Justice
    California retailers that refuse to incorporate “gender-neutral” toy sections could face hundreds of dollars in fines from the state under a new law that takes effect Jan. 1. Any California department store that has 500 or more employees and sells childcare items will be required to feature a “gender-neutral” section “regardless of whether [the toys] have been traditionally marketed for either girls or for boys,” thanks to a new law signed by Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom. Lawmakers claimed the new requirements are based on the state’s civil rights statutes.“Any department store that fails to create a gender-neutral section could face...