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  • NY judge rejects Trump’s bid to throw out hush-money case, sets March trial date

    02/15/2024 7:02:25 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 52 replies
    NY Post ^ | 02/15/2024 | Ben Kochman
    A New York judge says former President Donald Trump’s hush-money trial will go ahead as scheduled with jury selection starting on March 25. Judge Juan Manuel Merchan said Thursday that he made the decision after speaking with the judge in Trump’s now-delayed federal election interference case in the nation’s capital. Donald Trump arrived at NYC court Thursday, where a judge will finalize a trial date in the criminal case charging the real estate mogul with concealing payoffs to alleged lovers to hide potential sex scandals from voters in the 2016 presidential election. Trump, 77, took a seat at the defense...
  • Biden Calls Trump ‘Existential Threat’ as Anti-Israel Protesters Block 5th Avenue

    02/07/2024 8:36:35 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7 Feb 2024 | PAUL BOIS
    President Joe Biden referred to former President Trump as an “existential threat” during a fundraiser in New York City on Wednesday, as anti-Israel protesters blocked Fifth Avenue outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art. “There is one existential threat: it’s Donald Trump,” Biden told business leaders during his first stop of the day at the Upper West Side home of Larry Linden, the former managing partner of Goldman Sachs. “He’ll try to undo everything we’ve done… We can’t let that happen,” Biden said. “There is only one existential threat we face in the world: and that’s the environment.” The president had...
  • Michael Bloomberg Unleashes Another $500 Million to Destroy US Coal Industry

    09/21/2023 9:53:18 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 24 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 9/21/2023 | Joseph Vazquez
    Media mogul and failed presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is not letting up on his years-long obsession with putting the nails in the coffin on the U.S. coal industry. The Bloomberg News owner pledged another $500 million to “expand the Beyond Carbon campaign, one of the largest philanthropic efforts to fight the climate crisis in the U.S,” Bloomberg Philanthropies announced in a Sept. 20 press release. The intent is to “[f]inish the job on coal” by 2030, Bloomberg Philanthropies stated. The organization fanatically celebrated how “With 372 of 530 coal plants announced to retire or closed to date – more than...
  • These 14 American Cities Have A ‘Target’ Of Banning Meat, Dairy, And Private Vehicles By 2030

    08/23/2023 1:18:04 AM PDT · by spirited irish · 49 replies
    PatriotandLiberty ^ | 8/23 | Evita Duffy Alfonso
    Fourteen major American cities are part of a globalist climate organization known as the “C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group,” which has an “ambitious target” by the year 2030 of “0 kg [of] meat consumption,” “0 kg [of] dairy consumption,” “3 new clothing items per person per year,” “0 private vehicles” owned, and “1 short-haul return flight (less than 1500 km) every 3 years per person.” C40’s dystopian goals can be found in its “The Future of Urban Consumption in a 1.5°C World” report, which was published in 2019 and reportedly reemphasized in 2023. The organization is headed and largely funded...
  • Jared Kushner's Shady $2B Saudi Deal Unprecedented, Says Wall Street Investor: "I haven't Seen Anything Like This"

    08/19/2023 11:55:28 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 51 replies
    Benzinga (via ^ | 19 August 2023 | Shanthi Rexaline
    Investor and economic analyst Steven Rattner recently said he found the deal to be highly unusual..."Jared Kushner spent much of his White House tenure cozying up to MBS & Saudi Arabia...Six months after leaving Washington, his private equity firm landed $2 billion in investments from the Saudi sovereign wealth fund." [Rattner worked for Obama and manages former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg's private wealth]
  • MSU Shooting: The Blame Game

    02/17/2023 9:24:02 PM PST · by JohnRLott · 17 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | February 27, 2023 | John R Lott Jr
    If you believe tweets from Michael Bloomberg’s The Trace and its employees, I am “one major factor” why the U.S. hasn’t passed stronger gun control laws and thus, they claim, responsible for mass shootings in the United States. These are becoming regular tweets after each mass public shooting. They are upset that I have quoted mass murderers on their decisions to target gun-free zones. Yet, statements such as, “Areas where CCW are outlawed or prohibited may be good areas of attack” are common among mass murderers. That doesn’t make sense to gun control supporters. Immediately after this week’s shooting at...
  • The Billionaires Behind The Gas Bans (Natural gas bans are more about class than climate change.)

    01/29/2023 4:57:04 AM PST · by Chad C. Mulligan · 18 replies
    Substack - Robert Bryce ^ | Jan 26 2023 | Robert Bryce
    The Climate Imperative Foundation is the newest and richest anti-hydrocarbon, anti-natural gas group you’ve never heard of. How rich is Climate Imperative? According to the latest report from Guidestar, the group took in $221 million in its first full year of operation. (Guidestar calls the income “gross receipts.”) That means that Climate Imperative, which is less than three years old, is already taking in more cash than the Sierra Club, which bills itself as the “nation’s largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.” According to Guidestar, the Sierra Club collected $180 million in its latest reporting year. Climate Imperative is...
  • Michael Bloomberg apologises for Boris Johnson's statement criticising China

    11/19/2022 8:33:11 AM PST · by Right Wing Vegan · 11 replies
    MSN ^ | 11/19/2022
    Businessman and former mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg was forced to apologise at a major business event in Singapore for statements made by his friend and former UK prime minister Boris Johnson criticising China. Johnson was invited as the guest speaker at the Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore, held earlier this week. During his speech, Johnson described China as a “coercive autocracy”, much to the apathy of Asian businessmen and diplomats gathered. Since Johnson was invited by Bloomberg to the forum, the latter had to bear the brunt of attendees feeling insulted and offended by the Tory leader's...
  • Documents: AG Ellison spoke at conference partially funded by companies he's investigating. ( Minnesota and Democrat Colorado AG Phil Weiser. ) .

    11/06/2022 8:25:35 PM PST · by george76 · 2 replies
    The Center Square ^ | Nov 4, 2022 | Scott McClallen |
    Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison claims to be the “People’s Lawyer.” But documents say he spoke at a lavish Hawaii retreat in June 2021 partially funded by companies he’s investigating, including Meta and Google. A 2021 retreat agenda of the Attorney General Alliance says Ellison participated in a lunch conversation at the Grand Wailea hotel with New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas about managing high-profile criminal matters. The AGA is a bipartisan group funded via corporate sponsorship tiers from $10,000 to $50,000, according to documents reviewed by The Center Square. A 2020 AGA sponsorship list obtained by The Center Square...
  • TWEET FURY Bloomberg op-ed slammed for ‘inflation stings most for those on under $300K’ who ‘should take the bus and eat lentils’

    03/20/2022 2:58:00 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 52 replies ^ | 20 Mar 2022 | Carsen Holaday
    A BLOOMBERG Opinion piece is getting backlash after a 'tone-deaf' tweet saying that inflation 'stings most' for those making under $300K a year. "Nobody said this would be fun," the controversial tweet by Bloomberg Opinion reads, sparking thousands of people to react to the March 13 article by Teresa Ghilarducci. Ghilarducci makes suggestions in the piece like pivoting to vegetables in order to avoid inflated meat prices, and taking the bus to avoid inflated gas prices. "I expect those most affected will adjust to inflation in the classic way by shifting away from relatively expensive items toward close substitutes." The...
  • Captain Critical of City May Face Dismissal (NYPD)

    02/20/2006 3:01:41 PM PST · by neverdem · 9 replies · 309+ views
    NY Times ^ | February 20, 2006 | ANDREW JACOBS
    A founder of a black police organization said yesterday that he was facing departmental charges for publicly criticizing the city's handling of a terror alert last fall. Eric Adams, a captain who heads 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement Who Care, will attend proceedings this week over accusations that his appearance on a television news program in October is grounds for termination, one of his lawyers, Norman Siegel, said at a news conference. On the program, on WCBS-TV, Captain Adams castigated the city for deciding to wait four days before publicizing a Department of Homeland Security warning about a possible terror...
  • ‘I’m in trouble’: Biden reveals granddaughter works for Mike Bloomberg

    11/03/2021 10:29:38 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/02/2021 | Steve Nelson
    President Biden inadvertently disclosed Tuesday that one of his granddaughters works for billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who briefly was one of his Democratic primary rivals. Biden made the revelation during a press conference in Glasgow, Scotland, when he called on reporter “Jen Epstein of the Wall Street Journal” to ask him a question. Epstein corrected the president that she works for Bloomberg News, which is owned by the financial entrepreneur, who was mayor from 2002 to 2013. “Excuse me. I beg your pardon,” Biden told Epstein. “I hope — I got it. I got it, especially since...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Jennifer Gates and equestrian millionaire fiancé Nayel Nassar secretly married in a Muslim wedding YESTERDAY: Will walk down aisle today for SECOND civil ceremony with both parents and Coldplay will perform at reception

    10/16/2021 12:49:22 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 74 replies
    dm ^ | 10/16/2021 | cohen
    Microsoft heiress Jennifer Gates has married Egyptian equestrian Nayel Nassar in a secret ceremony held the night before the announced wedding date, has exclusively learned. The private Muslim ceremony was held on Friday night in the garden of the family's 142-acre estate in North Salem, New York where a larger civil ceremony with 300 guests is scheduled for Saturday afternoon. Parents Bill and Melinda Gates will jointly walk 25-year-old Jennifer, whose dress was custom made by Vera Wang, down the aisle at Saturday's ceremony. Coldplay will perform at the reception, as will folk rock star Harry Hudson. Saturday's guest...
  • Michael Bloomberg, Anderson Cooper and Diane von Furstenberg enjoy penultimate day of Sun Valley's 'billionaire summer camp' where Bill Gates gives speech demanding action on climate change... after moguls flew in on private jets

    07/10/2021 4:34:07 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 42 replies
    Bill Gates on Friday told his fellow billionaires that more needed to be done to combat climate change during an address at the annual Sun Valley conference in Idaho. With many of his fellow captains of industry, entertainment and technology having flown in by private jet, Gates told them the problem was real. The busy private jet traffic on Tuesday saw the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration bring in restrictions on air traffic control, temporarily banning other planes from the country's West Coast to as far as Michigan and Canada from departing.
  • Report Cites Confidential IRS Data To Reveal Tax Histories Of Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Other Billionaires

    06/08/2021 11:03:43 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 33 replies
    Benzinga ^ | June 8, 2021 | Phil Hall
    Several of the richest U.S. corporate executives have either paid a fraction of their cumulative wealth in federal taxes of nothing at all, according to a new report from the nonprofit media outlet ProPublica.What Happened: In its coverage, ProPublica said "America's billionaires avail themselves of tax-avoidance strategies beyond the reach of ordinary people. Their wealth derives from the skyrocketing value of their assets, like stock and property. Those gains are not defined by U.S. laws as taxable income unless and until the billionaires sell."However, ProPublica did not offer evidence that the executives being spotlighted were violating the U.S. tax code.The...
  • Frank Gaffney: What Bloomberg Has Done Is in the Service of the Mortal Enemy of the United States

    05/19/2021 7:04:04 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 8 replies
    breitbart ^ | 19 May 2021 | ROBERT KRAYCHIK
    Frank Gaffney, executive chairman and founder of the Center for Security Policy, said Michael Bloomberg’s relationship with the Chinese Communist Party — including “cooperation in the field of media” according the official Chinese government documents — amounts to a subversion of America’s national interest for the benefit of its primary geopolitical adversary. Gaffney drew on revelations detailing the Bloomberg-China ties in Alex Marlow’s Breaking the News: Exposing the Establishment Media’s Hidden Deals and Secret Corruption . “[Breaking the News] is focusing in on a vastly larger problem, but the microcosmic example of what Michael Bloomberg has done — both personally...
  • Exclusive: Bombshell Photos Reveal Years of Meetings Between Bloomberg Executives and Chinese Propagandists in Beijing

    05/17/2021 6:02:24 PM PDT · by bitt · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 17, 2021 | ALEXANDER MARLOW17
    Michael Bloomberg and his top associates at his namesake news conglomerate, Bloomberg LP, have regularly met in Beijing with top Chinese Communist Party (CCP) officials and propagandists, according to the Chinese government. I document these meetings, which have taken place over several years, in my book Breaking the News: Exposing the Establishment Media’s Hidden Deals and Secret Corruption, released May 18th. According to documents reviewed while researching for this book, these propagandists regulate Bloomberg LP and control the extent to which the former Democrat mega-donor-turned presidential candidate’s business can access the gigantic Chinese market. Michael Bloomberg himself has spoken favorably—even...
  • WATCH: Tucker Carlson Says Soros, Bloomberg & Bezos-Funded Groups Targeting His Show

    02/12/2021 9:11:22 AM PST · by JV3MRC · 23 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 2/12/2021 | Joseph Vazquez
    Fox News host Tucker Carlson said his show was being targeted by groups funded by some of America’s most notorious liberal billionaires. Carlson said that within the past 24 hours and recent weeks, “the call to take this show off the air by groups funded — for real — by the Ford Foundation or by George Soros, by Michael Bloomberg, by Jeff Bezos has become deafening.” Carlson argued on the Feb. 11 edition of Tucker Carlson Tonight that this hornet’s nest of billionaire-backed groups was going after the show’s “advertisers” and the “companies that carry” its signal into viewers’ homes....
  • Don't Let Anti-Gun Activists Weaponize the Capitol Hill Riot

    01/20/2021 11:41:43 PM PST · by richardb72 · 10 replies
    Newsweek ^ | January 20, 2021 | John R Lott Jr.
    After the riot at the U.S. Capitol, gun control organizations warn that armed rioters at state capitols across the country on Inauguration Day pose a threat to our democracy. They claim the only solution is for states to ban guns on capitol grounds, thus extending their bans on carrying guns on public property generally. Never mind that the small group of rioters didn't use guns at the U.S. Capitol. Never mind that congressmen are allowed to carry in the U.S. Capitol, but not on the legislative floor, where Congress was meeting at the time to count Electoral College votes. If...
  • How Mark Robinson Beat Bloomberg's Billions to Win North Carolina's Second-Highest Office

    01/12/2021 5:22:49 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | January 12, 2021 | Salena Zito
    As one of 10 children growing up in extreme poverty in Greensboro, North Carolina, Mark Robinson has defied a lot of odds in life: an alcoholic and abusive father, foster care stints and an overwhelmed single mother. After joining the Army Reserves right out of high school, he married and had two children while drifting through various jobs making furniture, a profession that kept evaporating as each plant he worked for relocated to Mexico. In 2018, he attended Greensboro's city council meeting to voice his frustration over the town's decision to ban a local gun show and found himself giving...