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  • Gen Zers aren’t having children because of this scary reason

    06/14/2024 5:47:05 PM PDT · by Morgana · 35 replies
    New York Post ^ | June 5, 2024 | News.com.au
    New research has confirmed that increasingly fewer Millennials and Gen Zers are having children, and there is a “scary” reason why. More than half of 18- to 34-year-olds are choosing not to have children due to financial challenges, according to newly released data from Australian research company the Red Bridge. Of the young people choosing not to have children, 35 percent are university-educated, and 33 percent are earning more than $2,000 a week. Just under half don’t own a home. Kos Samaras, director of Red Bridge, said the research is a sign of the times, and young people are financially...
  • Alex Jones agrees to liquidate his assets to pay Sandy Hook families, in move that would end his ownership of Infowars

    06/07/2024 10:36:26 PM PDT · by Cronos · 191 replies
    Cnn ^ | 6th June 2024 | Oliver Darcy
    Alex Jones on Thursday moved to liquidate his personal assets, agreeing to demands from the families of Sandy Hook victims whom he owes more than $1.5 billion in damages over his lies about the 2012 school massacre. ...Prior to Thursday, Jones had resisted converting his personal bankruptcy into a Chapter 7 liquidation. But facing mounting legal pressure, he reversed course and caved to the demands of the Sandy Hook families, who have still not seen a penny from Jones since juries in Connecticut and Texas found him liable in 2022 for defamation and emotional distress. His lawyers said in a...
  • Biden: There’s ‘Corporate Greed,’ But People ‘Have the Money to Spend’ on More Expensive Groceries

    05/08/2024 6:08:23 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 57 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/08/2024 | Ian hatchett
    During an interview aired on Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “OutFront,” President Joe Biden stated that while “corporate greed” has caused an increase in the amount of money people have to spend on groceries and people feel real pain from the cost of groceries and food and he’s angry people have to spend more, “if you take a look at what people have, they have the money to spend.” Host Erin Burnett said, “[T]here’s real pain. Grocery prices are up 30% — more than 30% since the beginning of the pandemic, and people are spending more on food and groceries than...
  • Kenneth Smith executed for 1988 slaying of Elizabeth Sennett

    01/25/2024 6:51:31 PM PST · by Lonesome in Massachussets · 20 replies
    y WAFF 48 Digital ^ | January 25, 2024 | By WAFF 48 Digital Staff and The Associated Press
    ATMORE, Ala. (WAFF) - The State of Alabama executed death row inmate Kenneth Smith on Thursday at the Holman Correctional Facility. The 58-year-old Smith was put to death with nitrogen gas, the first time that method was used in the United States. Smith is one of two men convicted in the 1988 murder-for-hire slaying of Elizabeth Sennett. Prosecutors said he and the other man were each paid $1,000 to kill Sennett on behalf of her pastor husband, who was deeply in debt and wanted to collect on insurance. Sennett, 45, was found dead March 18, 1988, in her home with...
  • NBC Bragged About Streaming Numbers for Peacock-Only Playoff Game, and Fans Didn’t Want to Hear It

    01/14/2024 8:48:58 PM PST · by Steven Scharf · 92 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | January 14, 2024 | KARL RASMUSSEN
    NBC Bragged About Streaming Numbers for Peacock-Only Playoff Game, and Fans Didn’t Want to Hear It KARL RASMUSSEN NBC announced its ratings for the Peacock-exclusive NFL Playoff game between the Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday night. The network boasted some massive numbers for the game, which aired exclusively on NBC’s streaming service. According to NBC, the wild-card round game was the most streamed event of any kind ever in the United States, with more than 23 million viewers tuning in. While the network was pleased with the viewership milestones, fans weren’t quite so ecstatic. Those who didn’t...
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci deserves to go to prison over ‘dishonesty’ on COVID-19 origins: Sen. Rand Paul

    01/14/2024 11:17:20 AM PST · by thegagline · 19 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 01/14/2024 | Carl Campanile
    Dr. Anthony Fauci “should go to prison” for mishandling the COVID-19 pandemic and making the “worst decision ever made by a public health official in the history of time” regarding the origins of the deadly outbreak, Sen. Rand Paul charged Sunday. Paul, a Kentucky Republican and eye doctor, has repeatedly clashed with Fauci over mask-wearing, lockdowns and other emergency measures ordered and recommended by the then-director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). “History should judge him as a deficient person who made one of the worst decisions in public health history — in the entire history...
  • Groceries in Trudeau’s Canada are so expensive that they’re driving up the poverty rate

    01/13/2024 11:29:30 AM PST · by spirited irish · 27 replies
    LifeSite ^ | 1/12/24 | Clare Marie Merkowsky
    “Marginal food insecurity captures worry about running out of food or limited food selection due to a lack of money,” said the note. “Moderate insecurity captures compromises in the quality or quantity of food due to lack of money; severe food insecurity captures missed meals, reduced food intake and at the most extreme going days without food.” In a recent report, Statistics Canada revealed that year over year Canadians were paying more for basic groceries. According to their data, prices had increased: 6 percent more for potatoes to an average $4.97 per kilogram; 7 percent more for stewing beef to...
  • Dubai's dark side: Top lawyer warns women of 'scary' dangers of heading to the UAE to marry rich men - as females flaunt their luxury lives with designer bags, clothes and supercars in the Middle East

    01/11/2024 1:19:07 PM PST · by libh8er · 13 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1.11.2024 | Aidan Radnedge
    British wives boasting of luxury new lives funded by millionaire husbands in Dubai have been warned they risk being dumped homeless on the streets at any moment. Experts have revealed a surge in complaints from not only women but also men betrayed and dumped by wealthy partners after upping sticks for the Middle East. The alert comes amid a TikTok and Instagram trend of UK women sharing footage of spending sprees in the United Arab Emirates after wedding wealthy husbands. It comes as Mail Online reported on an influx of expats pampered by rich partners, enjoying days filled with shopping...
  • It’s the power, stupid

    12/19/2023 6:04:57 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 19 Dec, 2023 | Robert Arvay
    If a way were discovered to produce free material wealth, in unlimited supply, the initial result would likely be something that feels like utopia. With all material needs satisfied, what need would there be for conflict, for competition, for war? That initial phase, however, would be only temporary. That is because human greed is not restricted to money and material things. A far greater greed among humans is the greed for power — the lust to rule. Lucifer had everything he could have wanted, except for one thing: to be God. Pursuit of that “one thing” has plagued all of...
  • Why Are Food Prices So Darn High? Investigative Report – Unmasking “Greedflation”

    12/01/2023 1:20:03 AM PST · by spirited irish · 148 replies
    PatriotandLiberty ^ | 11/23 | Dallas Ludlum
    The term “greedflation” describes scenarios where companies use the cover of inflation to hike prices disproportionately, boosting profits at the expense of consumers. This practice has been especially prevalent during the post-pandemic recovery phase, when inflation provided a convenient pretext for such actions​​​​.Greedflation, a term that emerged prominently during the high inflationary period of 2021 and 2022, encapsulates how some companies exploited the situation to significantly raise prices, often well beyond their increased costs. This practice wasn’t merely a reflection of market dynamics but a strategic maneuver to maximize profits under the guise of inflation.The impact of greedflation extends beyond...
  • AOC Joins Actors and Writers on New York Picket Line: “This Is a Fight Against Greed”

    07/24/2023 5:27:50 PM PDT · by Libloather · 48 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 7/24/23 | Caitlin Huston
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined the SAG-AFTRA and Writers Guild of America picket lines in New York City on Monday, encouraging workers to keep fighting and taking aim at executives such as Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav and their “insatiable greed.” “While this is a fight against AI, more than AI, this is a fight against greed,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “How many private jets does David Zaslav need? For real. How many private jets do the CEOs need? It is insatiable. It is unacceptable. I do not know how any person can say, ‘I need another $100 million before another person...
  • Running for President Inc.

    07/20/2023 6:14:09 PM PDT · by CFW · 8 replies
    Don Surber Substack ^ | 7/20/23 | Don Surber
    Now look at them Bozos, that’s the way you do it. You dump on Trump on C-Span TV. That ain’t working, that’s the way you do it. Money from donors and your trips for free. Ah yes, a little Dire Straits for a nation in dire straits. Every four years, America holds a presidential election, and every four years a bunch of people with no chance of winning enter the race and raise money. They do so because they can spend the money they raise pretty much as they want. It beats working for a living. The federal government used...
  • Mike Pompeo’s PAC Spent $42K on Copies of His Own Book and Now It’s a Bestseller

    02/23/2023 8:36:38 PM PST · by conservative98 · 19 replies
    Vice ^ | February 22, 2023 | Cameron Joseph WASHINGTON, US
    Mike Pompeo’s new memoir might not be flying off the bookshelves—but bulk orders from his political action committee on the day that it was released appear to have propelled it onto the New York Times bestseller list, anyways. Champion American Values, a PAC promoting the former secretary of state and likely Republican presidential candidate, spent $42,000 on the bulk orders of the book on the day it was published, according to a Monday filing with the Federal Election Commission. The purchase was first reported by Forbes. That was enough to get “Never Give An Inch: Fighting for the America I...
  • Plenty more where that came from! NYC's first 'safe drug vending machine' is replenished with Narcan, fentanyl strips and condoms... but no more crack pipes after residents ransacked first stash in 24 hours

    06/06/2023 5:59:42 PM PDT · by ConservativeInPA · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | June 6, 2023 | Claudia Aoraha and Jen Smith
    New York City's first public health vending machine giving out free crack pipes, condoms and Narcan, an overdose-reversing drug, was already empty less than 24 hours after being unveiled by officials. But eager city officials determined to keep residents in rich supply of clean drug apparatus were quick to revisit the site on Tuesday afternoon with more. Elan Quashie, the Opioid Overdose Program Director at Services for the Under Served, said: ‘We’re going to restock every day. Probably multiple times a day.’ He said he was not surprised that the items were taken so quickly, adding: ‘I kind of knew...
  • Bankruptcies Are Up 216% and We Aren't Even Halfway Through 2023

    05/19/2023 10:19:37 AM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 6 replies
    https://www.thestreet.com ^ | MAY 13, 2023 | JENA GREENE
    Before the 2008 financial crisis, the U.S. led the world in economic growth. It accounted for over 1/3 of total global consumption growth. In mid-2007, U.S. household wealth hit a peak of $61.4 trillion. The average home value appreciated 124% between 1997-2006. Overinflated confidence, consumption, and value went largely unchecked. Growth became the status quo. Though few regulators and investors noticed as it was happening, those who study history look back and see the early 2000s as a classic economic bubble, made worse by shoddy loans and deregulated banking.
  • Weed and greed: How marijuana taxation went up in smoke

    05/09/2023 6:54:36 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 63 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/09/2023 | MERRILL MATTHEWS
    This is a story about weed (i.e., marijuana or cannabis), and it’s a story about greed — greed on the government’s part, which encourages more greed on the part of those willing to break the law for profit. There has been a long-running debate over legalizing the recreational use of drugs, especially marijuana. Proponents argued that legalization – or at least decriminalization – would undermine black market sales of those drugs. Prices would fall and organized crime and gangs, which have long profited from the distribution and sale of illegal drugs, would diminish. Meanwhile, the government could regulate vendors to...
  • The American Dream, in Many Ways, Stands in Contrast to the Word of God!

    05/09/2023 6:31:02 AM PDT · by Rev M. Bresciani · 15 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | May 9, 2023 | Bradlee Dean
    If we reach what we call success here, then we have, in essence, created a world with no need of the Living God. For those that might not yet fully understand, it would be little to do with the Lord and a whole lot to do with the world.
  • (Videos) Boston Children’s Hospital Gender Clinic – Here’s What’s Really Happening to Children and Teenagers!

    05/02/2023 1:58:10 AM PDT · by spirited irish · 21 replies
    PatriotandLiberty ^ | 5/1/23 | MassResistance
    Documenting chemical castration, irreversible surgeries, the people behind it, and much more.Videos and names the hospital tried to hide.A ghoulish ideology gone out of control!People are becoming aware that there are now dozens of children’s hospital clinics and hundreds of independent clinics across the U.S. (and many more around the world) that practice so-called “gender medicine” on young children and teenagers. (In addition, many – if not most – mental health professionals have climbed on board with the transgender ideology.)
  • Leadership Crisis in America: Why Most Americans Distrust Government Leaders

    04/03/2023 1:56:00 AM PDT · by spirited irish · 13 replies
    PatriotandLiberty Blog ^ | Mar 31, 2032 | Pete Hoekstra
    Beyond government mismanagement of multiple U.S. war efforts, Americans have seen so many examples of outright government deceit. FBI and intelligence leaders fostered the notion that President-elect Trump was compromised by Russia. The "Russia hoax" persisted for more than two years as a cloud over the head of President Trump and incapacitated the country. Congressional leaders such as House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff promised the American people that he had direct evidence about Trump that warranted the president's impeachment. Later, it became clear that he did not, but that has not stopped him from continuing to push his fabrication...
  • You Will Be Shocked By How Much Money Is Being Pulled Out Of U.S. Banks, And Now The Biggest Bank In Germany Is In Trouble

    03/28/2023 9:41:22 AM PDT · by spirited irish · 44 replies
    PatriotandLiberty Blog ^ | Mar 26, 2032 | Michael Snyder
    Overall, JPMorgan Chase is telling us that the “most vulnerable” banks in this country have “lost a total of about $1 trillion in deposits since last year”…