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  • 80% of Americans test positive for chemical found in Cheerios, Quaker Oats that may cause infertility, delayed puberty: study

    02/24/2024 5:13:53 AM PST · by GailA · 28 replies
    MSN ^ | 2/19/2024 | Shannon Thaler
    The “highly toxic agricultural chemical” is federally allowed to be used on oats and other grains imported to the US, according to the EWG. When applied to oat and grain crops, chlormequat alters a plant’s growth, preventing it from bending over and thus making it easier to harvest, per the EWG. Roundup for Breakfast, Part 2: In New Tests, Weed Killer Found in All Kids’ Cereals Sampled A second round of tests commissioned by the Environmental Working Group found the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup weed killer in every sample of popular oat-based cereal and other oat-based food marketed to...
  • CBP Siezes 6.5 Tons of Meth in Eagle Pass, Largest Seizure Made at a Port of Entry

    02/23/2024 7:14:19 AM PST · by CFW · 18 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 2/23/24 | Aldgra Fredly
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said on Thursday that it seized 6.5 tons of methamphetamine at Eagle Pass port of entry in Texas. It is the largest seizure ever made at a port of entry in a single enforcement action. The methamphetamine had a street value of more than $117 million, according to a press release. The seizure was made at the Camino Real International Bridge on Feb. 18, when a CBP officer referred a tractor trailer manifesting a shipment of drying agents for piglets for secondary inspection. The CBP said that its officers conducted “a canine and non-intrusive...
  • President Biden’s Transfer of Other People’s Debts to You

    02/23/2024 4:54:38 AM PST · by george76 · 16 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 2/22/2024 | Rob Natelson
    History demonstrates that attempts to “cure” a problem by exceeding the federal government’s constitutional powers generally lead to more and worse problems... “A rage ... for an abolition of debts ... or for any other improper or wicked project ....” — James Madison, Federalist No. 10.. The courts, in the exercise of what is called “equity jurisdiction,” have long excused borrowers from obligations incurred through fraud, duress, and other forms of creditor unfairness.. In addition, federal bankruptcy laws (authorized in the Constitution by Article I, Section 8, Clause 4) offer a path to safety for debtors who get in over...
  • 'Sue and Settle' Looks to Some Like Crony Democracy. And Under Biden's Lawfaring Eco-Politics, It's Back

    02/21/2024 10:32:51 PM PST · by CFW · 6 replies
    RealClear Investigations ^ | 2/21/24 | James Varney
    When the Biden administration announced in 2022 that it would remove some 4 million acres of federal land in Western states from oil and gas exploration, environmental groups hailed the decision as a milestone in their fight against global warming. “With the oil and gas industry bent on despoiling American’s public lands and fueling the climate crisis, this is a critical opportunity for the Biden administration to chart a new path toward clean energy and independence from fossil fuels,” said Jeremy Nichols, a director with WildEarth Guardians. But Nichols could just as easily have slapped himself on the back: The...
  • Nation's Oldest Gun Maker Exits New York After 200 Years

    02/21/2024 5:43:13 PM PST · by RetiredArmy · 35 replies ^ | Wednesday, February 21, 2024 | Jim Morley
    Remington, the nation's oldest gun manufacturer, which has been located for more than 200 years in Ilion, New York, will move to LaGrange, Georgia, on March 4."Two hundred and eight years of history. Gone, gone," Ilion Mayor John P. Stephens told the New York Times. "Ilion is Remington. Remington is Ilion."
  • Government Bureaucrats Could Use 'Kill Switch' to Stop People From Driving Because... Reasons

    02/17/2024 1:13:50 PM PST · by CFW · 60 replies
    Red State ^ | 2/17/24 | Wes Clark
    A provision in the 2021 "infrastructure" spending package, as it turns out, includes a provision that directs the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to come up with a way to stop you from driving your car or truck if the government doesn't want you to. The measure is sold as a way to keep people from driving while impaired, but the implications are chilling. "A provision in the bipartisan $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill that President Joe Biden signed in 2021 directed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to come up with a rule by this year requiring new...
  • Biden admin braces for possible Trump win, installs 'roadblocks' to stop him from reshaping government: Report

    02/16/2024 3:40:28 PM PST · by Libloather · 82 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/16/24 | David Rutz
    resident Biden's administration and liberal supporters in Washington are bracing for a possible Donald Trump victory in November by installing "roadblocks" to limit the latter's ability to fire thousands of government workers, according to a new report. The Associated Press reported that a cabal of left-leaning experts, legal advisers and others are confident Biden will be re-elected but are urging him to prepare for the worst: another Trump presidency beginning in 2025. "My impression is the Biden administration is taking very seriously that potential threat and is trying to do things now," Michael Linden, former executive associate director of the...
  • Your Government Needs You Angry At Foreign Tyrants So You Won’t Notice The Ones Ruling You

    02/16/2024 10:17:02 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 02/16/2024 | Sean Davis
    In response to reports that Putin critic Alexei Navalny has died in a Russian prison, your rulers in Washington want you to be angry. Your corrupt government, which is at this very moment working to put your Christian neighbors in prison for protesting abortion, wants you to be very angry at a foreign leader nearly 6,000 miles away so you won’t pay attention to what your leaders are doing to you in your own backyard.Your government, which wants to disarm you and prevent you from defending yourself, wants you angry at a leader who has no power over you whatsoever....
  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil February 14, 2024 ~PRAYER~

    02/14/2024 1:03:08 AM PST · by Norski · 20 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | February 14, 2024 | FreeRepublic Intercessors
    Join with fellow FREEPERS across the world to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Agri-Business, Healthcare, Education, Churches, Technology, Religious Freedom and the Media. "I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone: for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness." (1 Timothy 2:1-2) Religion Forum threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind.
  • 12 Absolutely Insane Examples That Show Just How Far The U.S. Has Fallen

    02/06/2024 5:57:19 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 41 replies
    End of The American Dream ^ | 2/5/24 | Michael Snyder
    When I was young, I often wondered what it must have been like to live during the fall of the Roman Empire. Unfortunately, now I have a pretty good idea. Just like the Roman Empire, the United States is falling. Every day our decline gets even more pronounced, and you can see evidence of this all around us. Virtually all of our major institutions are crumbling, and virtually all of our most critical systems are failing. We tend to blame our problems on our politicians, but the truth is that the rot that is rapidly spreading throughout our society runs...
  • Over 60 current and ex-NYCHA workers cuffed in historic bribery and extortion bust

    02/06/2024 8:46:17 AM PST · by thegagline · 14 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 02/06/2024 | Craig McCarthy et al
    More than 60 current and former NYCHA workers have been busted in a bribe-and-extortion scheme that authorities say involves the largest number of federal bribery charges in a single day in Department of Justice history. The suspects — accused of accepting cash payments from contractors in exchange for lucrative New York City Housing Authority contracts — were hauled off in handcuffs in a widespread raid Tuesday morning, according to the Southern District of New York. The charges may be linked to “micro-purchase” projects, or contracts for smaller repairs and other construction at city housing developments, sources told The Post. As...
  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL (February 3, 2024) *PRAYER*

    02/02/2024 8:43:07 PM PST · by stars & stripes forever · 23 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 2/2/2024 | FRee Republic Intercessors
    Join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Agri-Business; End to Sex Slavery; Healthcare, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. (1 John 5:14)Forum threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind.
  • Congress confronts security risks as it seeks to expand Hill’s AI use

    01/31/2024 11:36:18 AM PST · by Paul46360 · 11 replies
    More than 100 congressional offices are already using artificial intelligence for everyday tasks — such as writing constituent correspondence, handling member scheduling and drafting legislation. And lawmakers and staff alike are hungry to find more ways to harness AI.
  • Elon’s Twitter Trim Sparks Government Comparison: Could a Leaner U.S. System Be the Solution?

    01/29/2024 8:22:56 AM PST · by davikkm · 14 replies
    In the wake of Elon Musk’s strategic staff reduction at Twitter, one can’t help but ponder the implications of applying a similar approach to the colossal entity that is the U.S. Government. Musk’s move, trimming 75% of Twitter’s workforce, has seemingly resulted in improved functionality, prompting contemplation on the prospect of a leaner, more efficient government. Contrary to the idealized image of a limited federal government, the United States now boasts the largest government in world history. The statistics are staggering, with approximately 3 million federal government employees and a colossal expenditure of 6.13 trillion dollars in 2023—exceeding the GDP...
  • Watchlisted: You're Probably Already On A Government Extremism List

    01/25/2024 9:00:21 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 81 replies
    Rutherford Institute ^ | 01/25/2024 | John & Nisha Whitehead
    “In a closed society where everybody’s guilty, the only crime is getting caught.”- Hunter S. ThompsonAccording to the FBI, you may be an anti-government extremist if you’ve:a) purchased a Bible or other religious materials,b) used terms like “MAGA” and “Trump,”c) shopped at Dick’s Sporting Goods, Cabela’s, or Bass Pro Shops,d) purchased tickets to travel by bus, cars, or plane,e) all of the above.In fact, if you selected any of those options in recent years, you’re probably already on a government watchlist.That’s how broadly the government’s net is being cast in its pursuit of domestic extremists.We’re all fair game now, easy...
  • British Government Confirms Commitment to W.H.O. Pandemic Treaty

    01/24/2024 11:48:45 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/24/2024 | KURT ZINDULKA
    The British government of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has expressed its “commitment” to the globalist project of crafting an international Pandemic Treaty by the World Health Organization. Buried in a “national statement” delivered at the World Health Organization’s Executive Board in Geneva this week, the British government thew its support behind a push by W.H.O. Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for the world to agree to a Pandemic Treaty. “The UK underlines our commitment to agreement of a new Pandemic Accord and targeted amendments of the International Health Regulations, which together ensure our preparedness for future health threats with stronger prevention,...
  • Is it crazy to notice our institutions are falling apart?

    01/18/2024 6:31:57 AM PST · by Heartlander · 15 replies
    The Blaze ^ | January 17, 2024 | Glenn Beck
    Is it crazy to notice our institutions are falling apart?I came across this thread recently about Boeing from financial analyst Porter Stansberry. Here’s what he had to say: A year ago @Porter_and_Co published a dire warning about a mega-cap American stock. This was the only mega-cap stock we told investors to avoid. And it is no ordinary business. It is America’s most strategically important company. We said it would soon collapse. Our January 27th 2023 headline? COMING SOON: THE BOEING COLLAPSE. How did we know? For the last 20 years, there hasn’t been a company in America that’s embraced more...
  • Senate, House race to avert government shutdown ahead of winter storm

    01/18/2024 9:01:33 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/18/2024 | AL WEAVER
    Congress is racing to greenlight a short-term spending bill and avoid a government shutdown ahead of a winter storm that is set to hit Washington and parts of the Northeast and Midwest. Government funding is set to expire at midnight on the end of Friday, but the looming weather is pushing lawmakers to wrap up work sooner than that. The Senate and House are expected to OK another continuing resolution (CR) that would keep the government open on another two-deadline track through March 1 and March 8. The Senate locked in a time agreement on Wednesday night to set up...
  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil (January 18, 2024) ~PRAYER~

    01/16/2024 11:57:04 PM PST · by Norski · 20 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | January 17, 2024 | freerepublic intercessors
    Join with fellow FREEPERS across the world to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Agri-Business, Healthcare, Education, Churches, Technology, Religious Freedom and the Media. "I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone: for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness." (1 Timothy 2:1-2) Religion Forum threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind. "Finally, brothers, rejoice. Set things in order. Be encouraged. Agree with one another. Be at peace. And the God...
  • Recession Signal: Private-Sector Job Growth Is Being Replaced By Government-Sector Job Growth

    01/16/2024 3:52:45 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    The Mises Institute ^ | 01/16/2024 | Ryan McMaken
    Over the past two years, the Biden administration has repeatedly insisted that job growth is amazing, and that the administration has "created" millions of jobs. In reality, of course, much of the job growth that did exist was the predictable job growth that came with the end of forced business closures and lockdowns. Job growth was also fueled by rising aggregate demand fueled by runaway growth in government spending. After all, during 2020 and 2021, the regime's easy money policies meant that the central bank and private banks created approximately seven trillion dollars during that period. Since early 2021, however,...