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  • Confused Biden wanders behind podium, stares at the floor as Jordanian king speaks

    02/13/2024 1:27:41 AM PST · by Libloather · 39 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/12/24 | Victor Nava
    A confused-looking President Biden paced back and forth behind King Abdullah II of Jordan Monday, apparently unsure of where to stand ahead of the royal’s remarks. “Your majesty, over to you,” Biden, 81, told the king after welcoming him to the White House. As Abdullah prepared to deliver his speech, the president shuffled around behind him and the podium, gazing down at the floor as if looking for a mark indicating the proper place for him to stand. Biden waffled between two different spots before settling on what was initially his first choice, to Abdullah’s left side and in front...
  • BLM activist Shaun King claims Instagram account banned over ‘fighting for Palestine’ amid anti-Israel posts

    12/25/2023 2:37:04 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    New York Post ^ | Dec. 25, 2023 | Ariel Zilber
    Controversial Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King — who had claimed he aided in the release of two US citizens that were kidnapped by Hamas and has accused Israel of genocide — had his Instagram account blocked Monday. King, who has 6 million followers on the Meta-owned site, posted a video message through a friend’s Instagram account announcing he was deactivated by the social media platform. King condemned what he called “genocide” and “war crimes” committed by Israel in its military campaign in the Gaza Strip, which was launched in retaliation after Hamas terrorists killed approximately 1,200 Israelis and abducted...
  • Atlanta woman arrested after attempted arson of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth home

    12/08/2023 9:37:11 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/08/2023 | Landon Mion
    A woman was arrested on Thursday after dousing Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth home in Atlanta, Georgia, with gasoline during an attempt to set the home on fire. The 26-year-old woman, whose name has not been released, is charged with criminal attempt to commit arson and criminal attempt to damage government property. She could also face federal charges in connection with the incident. Atlanta police officers responded to Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth home shortly after 5:45 p.m. on Thursday following reports of vandalism. Atlanta Police Chief Darin Schierbaum told reporters that two tourists from Utah told officers they observed...
  • Angus King: Rifles with Detachable Magazines Are ‘Useful only for Killing’

    12/01/2023 6:23:04 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 90 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/01/2023 | IAN HANCHETT
    On Thursday’s broadcast of “CNN This Morning,” Sen. Angus King (I-ME) said that gun control legislation he introduced is a new approach to “assault weapons” because it says “that a gun that operated as these weapons do, as any rifle does, cannot have a detachable magazine, and must have an internal magazine with no more than 10 bullets.” And “To me, this is purely consistent with banning machine guns 100 years ago or sawed-off shotguns. These are particularly dangerous, useful only for killing people, and we want to diminish that lethality.”
  • Sen. Angus King, Democrats Push Semiautomatic Rifle Ban for ‘Lethal Capacity Weapons’

    11/30/2023 10:39:44 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/30/2023 | AWR HAWKINS
    Sen. Angus King (I-ME) joined three Senate Democrats on Thursday to introduce a ban on the most popular semiautomatic rifles in America, describing such firearms as “lethal capacity weapons.” The Senate Democrats are Martin Heinrich (NM), Mark Kelly (AZ), and Michael Bennet (CO). The ban is titled the Gas-Operated Semiautomatic Firearm Exclusion (GOSAFE) Act.
  • Sen. Angus King Working on Gun Control for ‘Assault Rifles’

    10/31/2023 11:30:38 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/31/2023 | AWR HAWKINS
    Sen. Angus King (I-ME) is working on “assault rifle” gun control this week after a suspect with a sniper rifle shot and killed 18 people in Lewiston, Maine. The Portland Press Herald noted that King is not ready to reveal details about his gun control bill, The Herald indicated King’s intention is to “ban the most dangerous and lethal aspects of military-style assault rifles.” King provided a clue into what these “aspects” of certain firearms might be when he spoke to KTLA and said, “I want to do what’ll work and to me, the most clear danger are these high...
  • Stephen King on Maine mass shooting: ‘Stop electing apologists for murder’

    10/26/2023 8:34:55 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 68 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/26/2023 | MIRANDA NAZZARO
    Author Stephen King railed against gun violence in the wake of Wednesday’s mass shooting in Maine, calling for people to “stop electing apologists for murder.” “It’s the rapid-fire killing machines, people,” King wrote in a post on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter. “This is madness in the name of freedom. Stop electing apologists for murder.” At least 16 people were killed in Lewiston, Maine, on Wednesday in a mass shooting incident at two locations. Local authorities said the suspect remains at large and residents were instructed to shelter in place. Firearms instructor Robert Card, 40, has been named...
  • [Catholic/Devotional] St. Stephen, King, Confessor–W (III)

    09/02/2023 4:30:06 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Traditional Catholic Calendar | September 2, 2023
    [Catholic/Devotional] St. Stephen, King, Confessor–W (III)St. Stephen consecrated his kingdom, Hungary, to our Blessed Lady. This apostolic king won over his enemies and converted his people to Christianity. He died famous for his justice and his boundless charity in 1038. *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* Geysa, 4th Duke of Hungary, was, with his wife, converted to the Faith, and saw in a vision the martyr St. Stephen, who told him that he should have a son who would perfect the work he had begun. This son was born in 977, and received the name of STEPHEN. He was most carefully educated, and succeeded his...
  • Possible fates US soldier Travis King may be facing in North Korea after fleeing across border

    07/21/2023 9:06:29 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 49 replies
    NY Post ^ | 07/21/2023 | Emily Crane
    Speculation continues to mount over the fate of American soldier Travis King after he fled into North Korean territory earlier this week — with the US revealing the hermit kingdom has gone silent about his well-being and fate. From being used as a propaganda tool to being propped up as a potential bargaining chip, the guesses about North Korea’s next steps vary widely given there’s little precedent for King’s situation, experts and former diplomats say. The 23-year-old, who is the first US soldier in decades to defect to North Korea, bolted across the border on Tuesday during a civilian tour...
  • Dutch king apologizes for country’s historic role in slave trade

    07/01/2023 12:04:25 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/01/2023 | Julia Shapero
    Dutch King Willem-Alexander apologized on Saturday for his country’s historic role in the slave trade, as he commemorated the 160th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the Netherlands and its former colonies. “Today I stand before you. Today, as your King and as a member of the government, I make this apology myself. And I feel the weight of the words in my heart and my soul,” Willem-Alexander said.
  • Burger King will close up to 400 stores by the end of the year - with two franchises already declaring bankruptcy - as fast food giant fails to keep up with fast-casual competition

    05/05/2023 4:46:04 AM PDT · by Libloather · 95 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/04/23 | Tilly Armstrong
    Burger King has estimated that the fast food giant will have to shutter up to 400 locations across the country this year. The iconic burger chain said that underperforming stores will be the first to go. Following the announcement of the company's first quarter results, CEO Joshua Kobza said the chain expects to shut between 300 and 400 locations in 2023. This is a historic high - the company usually closes a couple of hundred stores annually, Kobza said. According to its earnings release, Burger King axed 124 locations in the year up to March, leaving 6,964 restaurants. Not all...
  • Tennis legend Billie Jean King takes aim at DeSantis, 'Parental Rights in Education' law

    04/16/2023 7:31:09 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    Fox news ^ | 04/15/2023 | Joe Morgan
    Women's tennis legend Billie Jean King was in Delray Beach, Florida, on Friday for the Billie Jean Cup qualifier, and discussed more than just the match. During a 30-minute press conference, the 79-year-old King criticized Florida’s "Parental Rights in Education" law, also known as the "Don’t Say Gay" law by its critics. The bill was signed into law in March 2022 by Gov. Ron DeSantis and bans teachers from giving classroom instruction on "sexual orientation" or "gender identity" in kindergarten through third grade.
  • Stormy Daniels reacts to seeing Trump in court: ‘The King has been dethroned

    04/06/2023 1:09:48 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 59 replies
    NY Post ^ | 04/06/2023 | Emily Crane
    Stormy Daniels had been eagerly awaiting the unprecedented moment Donald Trump was “dethroned” when he was forced to go before a Manhattan judge and answer to criminal charges this week — but the porn star says the sight of the ex-prez sitting in court was just “anti-climactic.” Trump, 76, pleaded not guilty in Manhattan Supreme Court on Tuesday to 34 charges tied, in part, to a $130,000 hush-money payout made to Daniels in the lead-up to the 2016 election. “At first I thought I’d be really excited, you know, I thought when that date came because like I didn’t think...
  • CNN nearing deal to sign Gayle King to host primetime show

    03/28/2023 9:02:12 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/28/2023 | DOMINICK MASTRANGELO
    CNN is closing in on a deal that would bring broadcaster Gayle King to the network to host a show in prime time, according to multiple reports. King, 68, has served as a co-host of “CBS Mornings” for more than a decade and is reportedly in talks with CNN president Chris Licht about a weekly show that would debut this fall. The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday the network is also in talks with basketball analyst Charles Barkley to appear on a show with King, citing people familiar with the conversations. King’s duties with CBS are not expected to...
  • Prince Andrew 'in despair' after being left nothing from Queen's £650m inheritance

    03/12/2023 2:21:40 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 127 replies
    Daily Express ^ | 12/3/23 | Catherine Meyer-Funnell
    Prince Andrew has reportedly been complaining to friends that has been left none of Queen Elizabeth's reported £650million fortune, with King Charles now fully in control of the royal purse strings. Sole inheritor Charles is not required to pay any tax on the money and has so far avoided handing any out to his younger sibling. .....
  • Attorneys liken Tyre Nichols’ arrest to Rodney King beating

    01/24/2023 6:52:45 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | 01-24-2023 | AP
    Memphis police officers beat motorist Tyre Nichols for three minutes, treating him like “a human piñata” in a “savage” encounter reminiscent of the infamous 1991 police beating of Los Angeles motorist Rodney King, attorneys for the family said Monday. Attorney Ben Crump said police video viewed by the family on Monday showed that Nichols was shocked, pepper sprayed and restrained after the 29-year-old FedEx worker and father were pulled over Jan. 7 minutes from his home while returning from a suburban park where he had taken photos of the sunset. Another attorney, Antonio Romanucci, said that Nichols, who was Black,...
  • Martin Luther King III: ‘It may not be this year, but we’re gonna get there on voting rights’

    01/16/2023 12:36:58 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 40 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/16/2023 | Julia Mueller
    The eldest son of the late Martin Luther King Jr. said Monday that the country is “gonna get there on voting rights” and deliver on his father’s legacy. Martin Luther King III during an appearance on CNN critiqued restrictions that impede Americans from casting their ballots and said the country has work to do on shoring up voting legislation and making access to the polling place easier. “It’s going to be quite difficult for any of that to happen with this Republican-led Congress, but we have to keep exerting pressure on them. Nothing happened in the modern Civil Rights movement...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. would be 94 years old tomorrow. What would he think about the 2023 black community versus the same in 1968?

    01/15/2023 6:41:51 PM PST · by know.your.why · 57 replies
    01/15/23 | Self
    I gotta ponder that for a moment...Jim Crow -gone. Segregation -gone. The civil rights movement has made tremendous gains in 50 years. I wonder what the statistics were in the late 60's concerning the USA black community? I'm not making accusations here...just pointing out the obvious. In 1968 was 13% of the population responsible for 50% of the murder? Were blacks killing other blacks in significantly higher rates than any other race was killing each other? Was the single motherhood rate in the black community 80%? -no it was 20%. What would Martin Luther King Jr. say about the black-on-black...
  • Senator Angus King Suggests Importing More Foreign Workers to Fill U.S. Jobs

    01/10/2023 5:15:39 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/10/2023 | John Binder
    Sen. Angus King (I-ME) says Congress ought to pass a legislative package that expands legal immigration levels to fill unfilled United States jobs with foreign workers rather than pulling jobless Americans off the labor market sidelines. In an interview with CBS News, King said such a package should include border-related reforms, an amnesty for millions of illegal aliens, and an expansion of the nation’s legal immigration levels. which already bring more than a million green card holders to the U.S. annually in addition to more than a million foreign visa workers to take American jobs.
  • The Gifts I Have to Give

    01/09/2023 8:37:21 AM PST · by pgyanke · 6 replies
    The Personal Rosary ^ | 1/6/2023 | Patrick Yanke
    The Wise Men brought gifts to God incarnate. Do I give the best of the time, talents, and treasure entrusted to me... or just what is left over after sacrificing at the altars of the world?The Epiphany is the manifestation of Jesus as Messiah of Israel, Son of God and Savior of the world (CCC 528). Who were the wise men who came to find the “new king of the Jews”? They were men of the East (Matt 2:1), learned in reading the stars and ancient prophecy. They were not among God’s chosen people. They were gentiles. They came to...