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  • Land buyers offering outrageous sums for lots on Toledo Bend Reservoir near Hemphill, TX

    04/16/2022 6:41:48 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 47 replies
    A letter received | 16 August 2022 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    I received an interesting letter in the mail today. The letter is from one of those "quickie" land buyers who prey on the ignorant people. I bought a lot which is in a subdivision on Toledo Bend Reservoir on the Texas side 34 years ago. The letter offers me $250 for the residential lot. Does anyone have a creative way to respond to this guy to send the message of "Don't ever do that again!"? I wanted to post the redacted letter to Facebook, but don't know if that is legal or not. Words escape me on how people can...
  • U.S. Consulate in Mexico to Temporarily Close Following Gunfire After Gang Boss Arrest

    03/14/2022 6:08:37 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 2 replies ^ | March 14, 2022 | Reuters
    The U.S. consulate in the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo will close temporarily after it was hit by gunfire overnight, and trailers were set ablaze on roads downtown after a gang leader's arrest, authorities said on Monday. Shots against the consulate and Mexican military premises were reported amid gunfighting and pursuits in parts of the city that lies opposite Laredo, Texas, the ministry of public security in the state of Tamaulipas said in a statement. Suspected gang members paralyzed traffic in Nuevo Laredo early Monday by blocking roads with spike strips and setting fire to trailer trucks, the statement...
  • The Chinese Communist Party is Still Buying Up American Land.

    01/21/2022 11:03:25 AM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 20 replies
    The National Pulse ^ | January 20, 2022 | Kay Smythe
    "The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is continuing its U.S. agricultural takeover, buying hundreds of thousands of arable acres across the nation. The purchase of U.S. land is part of the CCP’s food security initiative, posing a significant threat to food and national security for the American public. Republicans appear willing to confront the risk by introducing amendments to H.R. 4356 and 2022 Agricultural Appropriations bill to limit land ownership and tax incentives for foreign investors. At the beginning of 2020, Chinese investors had purchased upwards of 192,000 acres of American agricultural land. The value of the land is roughly $1.9...
  • China is buying billions in US farmland and lawmakers are scrambling to try to stop them

    01/14/2022 12:50:24 AM PST · by gattaca · 65 replies
    American Military News ^ | July 20, 2021 | Ryan Morgan
    U.S. lawmakers are acting with increased concern as Chinese purchasers are buying tens of thousands of acres of U.S. farmland. As of the start of 2020, Chinese investors owned about 192,000 acres of U.S. agricultural land valued at about $1.9 billion, according to Politico. While Chinese land ownership in the U.S. is less than that of other foreign nations, the growth in Chinese land ownership is part of an overall trend in China rapidly buying up other country’s farmland over more than a decade. In 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported that China’s agricultural investments in other nations...
  • "The government has betrayed you and sold you to China”

    12/07/2021 5:49:54 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Kalkine Media ^ | 25/11/21 | Riccardo Bosi
    End lockdowns, Stop overtaxing land transfers, Line up Chicom Leaders against wall and shoot them. My rallies are huge. Go back to Ausie constitution.
  • Biden to restore 3 national monuments cut by Trump

    10/07/2021 7:25:26 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | October 7, 2021 | By MATTHEW DALY and LINDSAY WHITEHURST
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will restore two sprawling national monuments in Utah that have been at the center of a long-running public lands dispute, and a separate marine conservation area in New England that recently has been used for commercial fishing. Environmental protections at all three monuments had been stripped by former President Donald Trump. The White House announced the changes Thursday night ahead of a ceremony expected Friday. Utah Gov. Spencer Cox, a Republican, expressed disappointment in Biden’s decision to restore Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante monuments, which the Trump administration downsized significantly in 2017. The monuments...
  • New York governor signs telehealth executive order to curb hospital worker shortages

    10/04/2021 5:01:39 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 30 replies ^ | 10/4/2021 | Hannah Mitchell
    New York Gov. Kathy Hochulon Sept. 25 inked an executive order that will use telehealth to alleviate staffing shortages amid the pandemic and COVID-19 vaccination mandates. Three details: The order enables physicians from outside New York, from Canada or from any other country approved by the Department of Health to treat New Yorkers through telehealth. The executive order also allows nurses, licensed practical nurses, licensed nurse practitioners, midwives and social workers who are in good standing from any state to provide services in New York. Medical technicians will be able to use mobile health platforms to provide care for patients...
  • Really Interesting Maps for You to See

    06/27/2021 8:03:03 AM PDT · by Michael.SF. · 19 replies
    You Tube ^ | Jan. 1, 2021 | General Knowledge
    10 Minute video of interest to those who enjoy maps and interesting tidbits
  • State inaction adds to local governments’ fill dirt woes

    06/23/2021 4:27:29 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    The Fauquier Times ^ | June 3, 2021 | Peter Cary, Piedmont Journalism Foundation
    As contractors widen Interstate 66 in Northern Virginia, they produce tons of excess dirt. So do excavators digging basements for homes or leveling land for commercial projects or schools. Some of that dirt – no one knows how much – ends up on Fauquier County properties. Some county officials think it is way too much. “Fauquier County is becoming, if not has already become, the dumping ground for Northern Virginia's fill dirt. And it's obviously a huge problem. And it's affecting people's lives,” county supervisor Rick Gerhardt (Cedar Run District) said at April’s Board of Supervisors meeting, as residents complained...
  • The future of farming according to Bill Gates

    04/04/2021 4:35:10 AM PDT · by Old Yeller · 62 replies
    NoQReport ^ | 4/4/21 | Mercola
    STORY AT-A-GLANCE Bill Gates owns a minimum of 242,000 acres of U.S. farmland in Washington, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, California and multiple other states Gates has a big vision for all that land, but unfortunately it doesn’t involve organic, biodynamic or regenerative farming methods, which are needed to heal ecosystems and produce truly sustainable, nourishing food for future generations Gates, along with Pat Brown, founder of imitation meat company Impossible Foods, supports GMOs, agricultural chemicals and technology as the future of farming Gates believes switching to synthetic beef is the solution to reducing methane emissions; Impossible Foods was co-funded by Google,...
  • A land without faces

    03/24/2021 5:32:51 AM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 12 replies
    Life Site News ^ | March 23, 2021 | Opinion
    We are people of faces. Take faces away and the damage done to human interaction, to human relationships, because we cover our faces is incalculable. March 23, 2021 (Crisis Magazine) — At least some of the country was riveted by the images of an autistic boy writhing on the floor of an airport after he had been kicked off a flight for not masking. I say “at least some” because a large cohort of Americans couldn’t care less about his discomfort. They are the Maskers. And God help you if you stand in their way or even criticize their new...
  • If we were to have hyperinflation, what would be a good investment? Anything?

    03/10/2021 4:30:33 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 295 replies
    Just thinking | 10 March 2021 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin is becoming apparent that the Democrats are pursuing policies that are going to collapse our economy. They are also taking steps to make sure they never leave power. What is a person to do? We have the examples of Argentina and Venezuela clearly before us. Anyone have some helpful ideas? Ferfal of Argentina has a blog spot and wrote a book, but information from our situation here would be helpful.
  • South Africa Sets Rules for Confiscating Land without Compensation from White Farmers

    10/11/2020 6:39:35 PM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 81 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | October 11, 2020 | Jim Hoft
    In December 2018 South African lawmakers passed a proposal to change the country’s constitution to make land grabs legal. The government voted in agreement to take land from white farmers without compensation.
  • What’s the real story behind the Botswana elephant deaths false claims?

    10/24/2018 3:27:59 AM PDT · by piasa · 6 replies ^ | October 2, 2018 | Steven Corry
    Early in September, international news was awash with the claim that 87 elephants had been “killed by poachers” in Botswana. The story originated from the NGO Elephants Without Borders, which received massive publicity – and presumably donations – as a result. Even the beleaguered UK Prime Minister tweeted the story, while a petition calling for wildlife guards to be re-armed surpassed 150,000 signatures. I know a little of Botswana. A few years ago, I was declared “public enemy number one”, threatened by a government spokesman on television, and banned from the country. This was because Survival International was instrumental in...
  • “The Hidden Kingdom” –Ancient Fossil Resets How Life First Arrived on Land from the Oceans

    05/24/2019 7:35:12 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 29 replies
    Daily Galaxy ^ | 5/23/19
    Scientists have unearthed fossilized fungi in the remote Northwest Territories of the Canadian Arctic dating back to one billion years, in a discovery that could reshape our understanding of how life first arrived on land from the oceans. Fungi, the “Hidden Kingdom,” are not plants. Living things are organized for study into large, basic groups called kingdoms. Fungi were listed in the Plant Kingdom for many years. Then scientists learned that fungi show a closer relation to animals, but are unique and separate life forms. Most fungi build their cell walls out of chitin. This is the same material as...
  • 25 Years After Oslo: The Elephant in the Room

    04/14/2019 8:28:35 AM PDT · by · 30 replies ^ | Apr 14, 2019 | Robert L. Meyer
    I have been a student of Islam for five+ years because I wanted to know what motivates so called "Islamist" or "Radical" Muslims against Jews, Israel and the West. I now understand. The short article below sets out the argument why "Land For Peace" is simply impossible under Islam, owing to Koran Sura 2, Verse 191 — and it is for this reason (and Western and Israeli diplomats and negotiators' ignorance of it) that it has been, is, and will be impossible for Muslim Palestinians to make peace with Israel. This Palestinian position has been confirmed by the top Palestinian...
  • WATCH: Migrants Land Boat on California Beach 100 Miles from Border

    12/02/2018 10:02:09 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/02/2018 | Bob Price
    Residents of a California beach community witnessed a surprising incident as a small boat packed with illegal aliens made landfall. The migrants made their way to the beach resort located about 100 miles from the Mexican border in a small panga boat. Officials with the Laguna Beach Police Department tweeted a video showing the boat making landfall early Thursday morning and 13 illegal aliens running on shore. Police say that U.S. Border Patrol agents responded quickly and took custody of seven of the migrants and two suspected human smugglers who were allegedly waiting to pick up the migrants, the Orange...
  • If 'community grid' replaces Interstate 81 in Syracuse, what will happen to the land?

    11/21/2018 8:29:54 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 25 replies
    The Syracuse Post-Standard ^ | November 12, 2018 | Patrick Lohmann
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- If a "community grid" is chosen to replace Interstate 81 in downtown Syracuse, what will happen to the land that's now under the aging viaduct's shadow? Whether it will be turned into green space or developed commercially is still an open question, according to city and state officials. A group of local architects is hoping to force the issue. The local chapter of the American Institute of Architects estimated in a recent paper that 18.6 acres of land will be made available if the 1.4-mile elevated highway is taken down. Taking the viaduct down and beefing up...
  • President Trump and the White Farmers of South Africa

    08/30/2018 8:42:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/30/2018 | By John Dietrich
    President Trump has inspired the Deep State Media (DSM) to create another firestorm.  This time, his racism is supposedly being revealed because he asked his secretary of state to "closely study the South Africa land and farm seizures and expropriations and the large-scale killing of farmers."  The president apparently was moved to ask his secretary of state to study the issue as a result of a Fox News program that dealt with the subject.  State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters that secretary of state Mike Pompeo and Trump had discussed the issue and Pompeo would "take a look at it."  The president has not drawn...

    08/08/2018 4:04:08 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 47 replies
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | August 8, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    "Strongman politics are ascendant," Barack Obama warned in South Africa. He spoke passionately about "the politics of fear and resentment" at the Mandela Lecture. He worried that we were entering a world, “where might makes right and politics is a hostile competition between tribes and races and religions.” While the media used the remarks to attack Trump's meeting with Putin, Obama had shared a stage with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa who had come to power promising to seize land from white farmers. Ramaphosa was the latest in a series of ANC strongmen, including his predecessor, an alleged rapist, beginning...