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  • Revelation of secret Obama-era program casts doubt on stated reason for Trump Mar-a-Lago raid

    05/24/2024 5:22:40 AM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/23/24 | Emma Colton
    FIRST ON FOX: A purportedly never-before-seen Department of Defense memo from the Obama era appears to indicate the federal government already may have had original copies of the documents seized at former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home in Florida in 2022, raising serious questions about the pretext for the raid, Fox News Digital has exclusively learned. America First Legal (AFL), a conservative legal group, released Thursday what it says is a newly unearthed memo from the Obama administration Department of Defense "confirming the government may have already had originals of the alleged classified documents involved in Special Counsel Jack Smith’s sham...
  • Voters seeking 'law and order' cheer ousting of progressive Oregon district attorney

    05/24/2024 4:45:52 AM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/24/24 | Hannah Ray Lambert
    People living and working in Portland, Oregon, told Fox News Digital they hope the ousting of their progressive district attorney will end what they view as a permissive attitude toward crime. "They wanted law and order," former Portland news videographer Andy Chandler said of voters' decision. "They didn't want this kind of hollow, empty gesture concept of law and order that I think a lot of us have lived with for four years." Nathan Vasquez, a longtime prosecutor, beat his boss, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt, in Tuesday's nonpartisan primary election after running a tough-on-crime-campaign. Vasquez received endorsements from...
  • 'No open debate': Blue state judge removes controversial ballot initiative after backlash over parents' rights (tranny conversion)

    05/24/2024 4:34:58 AM PDT · by Libloather · 2 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/24/24 | Matthew Richter
    The controversial Equal Rights Amendment, which was on the ballot for the November elections in New York, has been tossed by a judge on procedural grounds. The ruling is a victory for Republicans and opponents of the bill who say it was written too broadly and could trample parents’ rights when it comes to decisions like children receiving gender-affirming procedures. The ERA was a rapid response by New York Democrats to the Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson’s Women’s Health Organization decision in June 2022. The amendment passed both houses of the New York legislature in a special session just one...
  • Boston council member calling for 'revolution' alarms liberal colleagues with wild tirades, threats

    05/24/2024 4:13:11 AM PDT · by Libloather · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/24/24 | Hannah Grossman
    EXCLUSIVE – A Democratic Boston city council member, who called to "dismantle the White backdrop" in America and "create a revolution" is starting to disturb her liberal colleagues with her wild antics and threats, according to a source who spoke with Fox News Digital. The source is a city hall employee, who requested anonymity because council member Tania Fernandes Anderson has created an "unhealthy" environment. The employee believes Fernandes Anderson is a "troubled person," who uses accusations of racism to get people to fall in line. The source discussed the challenges of having someone in the city's government who has...
  • New text message allegedly reveals Hunter Biden proposed meeting for dad, uncle and Chinese exec in NYC

    05/24/2024 3:24:27 AM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/22/24 | Andrew Mark Miller, Cameron Cawthorne
    FIRST ON FOX: Newly released messages from the House Ways and Means Committee appear to show Hunter Biden proposing a meeting in New York City between the boss of a Chinese energy company and Joe Biden, the former vice president at the time, along with Joe's brother, Jim Biden. "Can you meet this evening early," Hunter Biden asked Yadong Liu, CEO of CEFC Global Strategic Holdings in a poorly punctuated text message the evening of Dec. 12, 2017. "My father will be in New York also and he wants me to attend the Sandy Hook memorial service with him and...
  • EXCLUSIVE Horrific ordeal of female inmate who says she was raped in prison by bearded, 6'2" trans cellmate who then perversely claimed to be the victim

    05/23/2024 9:29:06 PM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 23, 2024 | James Reinl
    Housed in a women's prison, Rebecca could have reasonably expected that she wouldn't share a cell with her alleged future rapist. But, days after moving cells following an argument with other prisoners, Rebecca says she fell victim to a 'fully penetrative' assault in the showers — at the hands of her new cellmate, a self-identified transgender inmate. The alleged attack has left her with crippling trauma and unable to shower for days at a time. Basic hygiene is now a 'trigger' that brings the horror of her ordeal flooding back. DailyMail.com can now exclusively reveal the shocking details of this...
  • The embarrassing truth about MLG’s so-called ‘zero-emission’ fire truck (New Mexico)

    05/23/2024 1:10:20 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 15 replies
    The Piñon Post ^ | May 23, 2024 | Piñon Post staff
    Recent reports reveal that the celebrated “all-electric” or “zero emissions” fire trucks, being lauded from San Diego to Portland to Albuquerque, are not as environmentally friendly as advertised. Each of these new fire trucks, purchased with the assistance of federal funding, is equipped with a diesel engine to ensure functionality when the electric battery is depleted. This revelation highlights a significant discrepancy between the marketed image of these trucks and their actual operational design. The report indicates that each of these supposedly zero-emission trucks includes a diesel engine to guarantee that it can still pump water or drive if the...
  • Prominent Texas judge Kelli Johnson disappears from court after concerns of ‘manic’ behavior, police interaction

    05/23/2024 10:52:12 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 35 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/23/2024 | Emily Crane
    A high-flying Texas judge overseeing a number of significant criminal trials has mysteriously been missing from the courtroom for nearly a month amid concerns of manic behavior and a police interaction, according to a report. Judge Kelli Johnson, one of Harris County’s longest-serving current jurists, hasn’t been seen at the 178th District Courthouse in Houston since May 1 — with no explanation on where she has gone or when she’s set to return, ABC13 reported. A court spokesperson has so far only confirmed “Johnson is out for personal matters” after initially refusing to address the judge’s unexplained absence. But an...
  • 2024 Atlantic hurricane season is primed for storms with 'rapid intensification

    05/23/2024 10:07:45 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    accuweather ^ | 05/23/2024 | Alex Sosnowski
    Along with the anticipation of an extremely busy Atlantic hurricane season, AccuWeather meteorologists are greatly concerned that conditions over much of the basin could have a significant number of storms that undergo rapid intensification. Where this occurs as storms approach land could greatly add to the risk to lives and property. Rapid intensification is a term meteorologists use to define tropical storms and hurricanes that quickly gain strength. The threshold is at least 35 mph in 24 hours or less. This can affect how fast a tropical storm becomes a hurricane or a hurricane jumps one or more categories in...
  • Elvis Presley’s Granddaughter Hard Stops Graceland Auction

    05/22/2024 6:54:02 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    UltimateClassicRock ^ | Published: May 22, 2024 | Billy Dukes
    Elvis Presley's granddaughter sent an investment company intent on auctioning off Graceland running. Riley Keough didn't just convince a judge to block the auction of Graceland on Thursday. The actor's legal response scared off Naussany Investments and Private Lending LLC for good. Elvis Presley Enterprises (Graceland) labeled claims made by Naussany as fraudulent upon learning they planned to auction Graceland to get back money loaned to Lisa Marie Presley in 2018. Keough's lawyer said the loan never happened and Naussany "appears to be a false entity created for the purpose of defrauding." A quick family tree is necessary to understand...
  • Top House Democrat's sister loses crowded deep blue primary despite endorsements from 'Squad' (Susheela Jayapal in Oregon)

    05/22/2024 5:07:21 PM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/22/24 | Andrew Mark Miller
    Maxine Dexter won the Democratic Primary in Oregon's 3rd Congressional District on Tuesday, defeating a crowded field of progressives that included the sister of Congressional Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Jayapal. Dexter won the primary to replace outgoing Democratic Rep. Earl Blumenauer, who had served in Congress since 1996, in a district covering much of Portland, Oregon, which is reliably blue and unlikely to be won by a Republican in November. Susheela Jayapal, a former county commissioner, was endorsed by U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and several members of the far-left "Squad" House Democrats, including Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New...
  • FBI raids office of controversial Soros-funded Mississippi DA and the cigar shop he owns

    05/22/2024 3:13:50 PM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/22/24 | Germania Rodriguez Poleo
    Several properties used by a Mississippi district attorney have been raided by the FBI. Democratic Hinds County District Attorney Jody Owen's office was raided on Wednesday, as was the Downtown Cigar Company, a tobacco shop and lounge he owns in Jackson, per Idaho News. The reason behind the searches has not been revealed by officials. FBI spokesman Marshay Lawson said in a statement: 'The FBI is executing federal search warrants at the multiple locations. 'The affidavit in support of the search warrants has been sealed by the court and so I am prohibited from commenting further. There is no threat...
  • Small town Oregon residents turns on local swimming pool for letting transgender woman change in ladies locker rooms in front of children

    05/22/2024 8:19:29 AM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 21, 2024 | Rachel Bowman
    Outrage erupted at an Oregon swimming pool after it was claimed a transgender woman was seen undressing in front of women and children. One woman said she feared for her safety after the incident in the locker room at the Newport Recreation and Aquatic Center, reported KATU. 'We do not want our children to see persons of the opposite sex or persons transitioning to the opposite sex undressed or nude,' said Newport resident Linda Dinerstein at a council meeting on the issue Monday. The issue was brought up after the parks and recreation said they had been 'fielding questions' related...
  • Montana couple who lost custody of 14-year-old daughter after refusing to let her transition to a boy using drugs off AMAZON claims she was taken without a warrant as they sue the state

    05/22/2024 8:07:35 AM PDT · by Morgana · 22 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 22, 2024 | Germania Rodriguez Poleo
    A Montana couple who lost custody of their 14-year-old daughter after refusing to let her transition claims the teen was taken by the state without a warrant. Todd and Krista Kolstads filed state and federal lawsuits claiming their child, born Jennifer but currently identifying as Leo, was taken from them because they opposed their gender transition due to their religious beliefs. In one of the suits, they claim the state's Child Protective Services lied to a court judge in order to take the 14-year-old child without a warrant, as reported by the Daily Montanan. The teen was removed from their...
  • Secret Service denies involvement in Hunter Biden gun fiasco — despite FBI doc claiming otherwise

    05/22/2024 2:39:02 AM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/21/24 | Victor Nava, Josh Christenson
    The Secret Service doubled down Tuesday, once again denying that agents attempted to retrieve paperwork from the gun store where Hunter Biden infamously purchased a Colt Cobra revolver that his sister-in-law-turned-lover later tossed in a garbage bin. The agency’s latest denial, however, comes after federal court filings on Monday showed that the FBI interviewed the owner of the StarQuest Shooter gun store in Wilmington, Del., who said that both Delaware State Police and Secret Service agents visited his business the day after the .38-caliber revolver went missing. “There is no change in our statement,” Anthony Guglielmi, chief of communications for...
  • Hunter Biden’s ex-wife, sister-in-law-turned-lover to take witness stand in his gun trial

    05/22/2024 1:27:31 AM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/21/24 | Josh Christenson
    Hunter Biden, this is your life! The first son’s ex-wife and a pair of his former lovers are slated to testify in Delaware federal court about his crack cocaine addiction as he heads to trial on weapons charges beginning June 3. Hunter’s former spouse Kathleen Buhle, his sister-in-law-turned-lover Hallie Biden and ex-girlfriend Zoe Kestan all have memories of the now-54-year-old’s near-constant drug use during the period in October 2018 when he lied about his addiction and purchased a handgun, according to Monday court filings. Hunter deliberately claimed on a federal background check form that he was neither a user of...
  • Atlanta mom disrupts school awards ceremony after her son didn't win anything

    05/21/2024 6:06:42 PM PDT · by Libloather · 76 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/21/24 | Kamal Saltan
    A mother in Atlanta disrupted an awards ceremony at her son's school after he did not receive any prizes. She stood up in middle of the event and walked up to the front of the stage before ranting after her child did not win anything. The person presenting the award was forced to apologize to those in attendance and tried to de-escalate the situation. The incident was caught on video and shared to X where it has been viewed more than 500,000 times. In the clip, the mother is heard shouting at the person who is presenting the awards but...
  • Wild riot breaks out at Florida skating rink after party is canceled

    05/21/2024 6:25:28 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 65 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/21/2024 | Greg Wehner
    Florida law enforcement officials arrested 23 juveniles and six adults after a wild brawl erupted outside a Brandon skating rink when a party was canceled on Saturday night. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a call from an off-duty deputy at Astro Skate at about 9:20 p.m. on Saturday, requesting help with a large crowd that was fighting in the parking lot. Investigators learned the fight broke out after a planned party was canceled when the individuals hosting the private party failed to hire an off-duty deputy for the event, which Astro Skate requires. Since the requirement...
  • California town outraged as traffic lights are replaced with stop signs to deter homeless people from stealing copper

    05/20/2024 9:05:25 AM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 20, 2024 | Sophie Mann
    The city of Oakland recently removed traffic lights from one busy intersection and replaced them with stop signs after the electrical boxes that controlled the traffic lights were repeatedly tampered with and copper from them was stolen. Local residents and those who own businesses in the area say the issue with the traffic lights stems from the nearby homeless encampment, which has grown over the years. The owner of a vehicle repair shop on the corner of the intersection, Tam Le, said the city is signaling that it is 'giving up on us,' by installing the stop signs. It is...
  • Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi, 63, is confirmed dead after 'no sign of life' was found at helicopter crash site

    05/20/2024 1:20:14 AM PDT · by Libloather · 92 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/19/24 | David Averre, Andy Dolan, Stephen M. Lepore
    Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi was killed after a helicopter carrying him and other officials crashed in the mountainous northwest reaches of Iran on Sunday. Raisi, 63, was confirmed dead by Iranian media today along with Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian, Governor of Eastern Azerbaijan province Malek Rahmati and Tabriz's Friday prayer Imam Mohammad Ali Alehashem. Two pilots and three other Iranian officials and security guards also perished in the crash. Grainy drone footage from Iranian and Turkish news agencies showed how the helicopter had smashed apart on landing, and an Iranian official said the search teams who located the wreckage...