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  • ‘No firecrackers tonight!’ Biden jokes at Lunar New Year event after California mass shootings

    01/26/2023 6:55:51 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 9 replies
    ny post ^ | 01/26/2023
    Biden cluelessly joked “no firecrackers tonight!” while hosting a Lunar New Year event at the White House turned heads Thursday following two recent mass shootings of mostly Asian-American victims in California. The president made the remark in a light-hearted tone after speaking about the murder of 11 people in Monterey Park, Calif., on Jan. 21, followed by the murder of seven people in Half Moon Bay, Calif., on Monday. “It’s a time of renewal and reflection, hope and possibilities — for good over evil, for sharing meals, for celebrating firec — no firecrackers tonight!” Biden said, apparently improvising an edit...
  • Intoxicated 81-year-old woman arrested for kicking officer in the groin

    01/26/2023 5:07:52 PM PST · by simpson96 · 15 replies
    WFLA ^ | 1/26/2023 | Rob Garguilo
    Cape Coral, FL - An 81-year-old woman was arrested for kicking an officer in the groin during a drunken outburst at a Southwest Florida restaurant. According to police, the woman, identified as Clarella Potter, tried to punch restaurant staff at Fathoms Restaurant and Bar in Cape Coral. Employees called the Cape Coral Police Department for assistance. When officers arrived, they realized Potter was heavily intoxicated and asked if she had a family member who could take her home. Potter's drunken behavior turned to anger and she grabbed an officer by the back of the neck. Despite being moved to a...
  • Topless woman allegedly smashes Jesus statue in North Dakota cathedral

    01/26/2023 4:26:39 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 48 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 26, 2023 | Patrick Reilly
    Surveillance footage provided to police by the church showed Reynolds, 35, enter the church and knock over a potted plant. She then approached a large statue of Jesus, ripped it off the wall and smashed it on the ground, according to court documents. She can then be seen leaving the church in the video. Police detained Reynolds after she tried to run away and said she was unable to answer basic questions. Police estimate the statue could cost up to $11,500 to repair or replace, according to KVRR. Reynolds was charged with criminal mischief, driving under the influence and providing...
  • After Vows Of More Diversity, TV Commercials And Digital Ads Are Getting Whiter, Survey Says

    01/26/2023 2:33:48 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 67 replies
    Forbes ^ | January 26, 2023 | Jared Council
    In June 2020, just weeks after a white police officer murdered unarmed George Floyd, AdAge obtained an internal memo from Top Five advertising agency Interpublic Group that showed just 2.6% of its executives were Black while 86% were white. Then-chairman and CEO Michael Roth didn’t need a public shaming to realize the numbers were abysmal. “We can all agree that we MUST do better,” Roth wrote in the memo, according to AdAge. Since then, advertising firms and marketing departments at consumer-products companies have done better at pushing forward on executive representation. The industry, however, is backsliding in a different, essential...
  • Tucker Carlson eviscerates Department of Justice coverup of Jeffrey Epstein’s death

    01/26/2023 1:57:13 PM PST · by Sam77 · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01-26-23 | Thomas Lifson
    It’s been long enough since the highly suspicious death of Jeffrey Epstein in the federal lockup in Manhattan that the very popular meme “Jeffrey Epstein didn’t kill himself” is no longer as pervasive as it once was. But in the interim, the coverup has continued and deepened. Kudos to Tucker Carlson for using the opening segment of his show last night, the highest-rated cable news program, to go over the insulting propositions that federal officials, notably including former AG William Barr, have tried to get the public to accept. Tucker dryly noted that Barr did not accept an invitation to...
  • Alabama Airline Worker and Mom of 3 Sucked Into Plane Engine Was Warned to Stay Back: NTSB

    01/26/2023 1:51:43 PM PST · by grundle · 79 replies
    Western Journal ^ | January 26, 2023 | Michael Austin
    As ground workers began to approach, the flight’s first officer opened a cockpit window and gave the workers a verbal warning, according to the report. Emergency lights and a “crew alerting system” were also in operation. Nevertheless, one worker walked in front of an engine, was “pulled off her feet and into the operating engine” and suffered fatal injuries. The ground crew worker — later identified as Courtney Edwards, 34, according to Fox News — was a mother of three. Edwards was given multiple warnings that the engines would remain on during the cool-down period in addition to the pilot’s...
  • 'Birthing makeup' divides women on TikTok as moms go 'full glam' for labor and delivery

    01/26/2023 11:17:42 AM PST · by DallasBiff · 57 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/26/23 | Cortney Moore
    Women have been sharing TikTok videos of themselves doing their makeup from their labor-delivery room hospital beds Some mothers appear to be getting their makeup done before the birth of their children, and the decision has stirred lots of discussion on social media. On TikTok, entering the term "birthing makeup," "labor makeup" and "delivery makeup" yields dozens of viral videos that show women applying full faces of makeup from their hospital beds while they wait for their children to enter the world. Reality TV star and media personality Heidi Montag, 36, went a step above and hired a professional makeup...
  • Atlanta's BeltLine shows how urban parks can drive 'green gentrification,' inequality

    01/26/2023 11:06:49 AM PST · by devane617 · 28 replies ^ | 01/26/2023
    Is Atlanta a good place to live? Recent rankings certainly say so. In September 2022, Money magazine rated Atlanta the best place to live in the U.S., based on its strong labor market and job growth. The National Association of Realtors calls it the top housing market to watch in 2023, noting that Atlanta's housing prices are lower than those in comparable cities and that it has a rapidly growing population. But this is only part of the story. My new book, "Red Hot City: Housing, Race, and Exclusion in Twenty-First Century Atlanta," takes a deep dive into the last...
  • Q ~ Trust Trump's Plan ~ 01/26/2023 Vol.447, Q Day 1917

    01/26/2023 10:12:07 AM PST · by ransomnote · 183 replies ^ | 1/26/2023 | FReeQs, FReepers, LurQers and Vanity
    Have you seen President Trump's powerful 4 minute video message? Don't miss it!A NATION IN DECLINEQ is the result of the sacrifices and commitment of countless patriots to win back our captured country from the Deep State and achieve the transformation President Trump promised in this campaign video. President Trump has said the awakening of the public is key to this transformation.Q describes this awakening as follows: "The Great Awakening ('Freedom of Thought’), was designed and created not only as a backchannel to the public (away from the longstanding 'mind’ control of the corrupt & heavily biased media) to endure...
  • Doctors in USA admit they killed Patients during the Pandemic by putting them on Ventilators

    01/26/2023 9:48:35 AM PST · by ransomnote · 80 replies ^ | 1/26/2023 | Rhoda Wilson
    A jaw-dropping article published by The Wall Street Journal in December 2020 has resurfaced. In it, American physicians admitted to ventilating patients who did not need it as a step in their protocol. It was done not as a treatment that was likely to benefit the patient, but rather as a fruitless and callous way of attempting to stop the spread of covid-19.Doctors are treating a new flood of critically ill coronavirus patients with treatments from before the pandemic, to keep more patients alive and send them home sooner.Before the pandemic, between about 30% to more than 40% of ventilator...
  • 'This is wrong and this is criminal': Ontario couple shocked to find their luggage donated to charity by Air Canada

    01/25/2023 11:28:29 PM PST · by grundle · 8 replies
    Yahoo ^ | January 24, 2023 | Abhya Adlakha
    After tracking their lost luggage for four months with an AirTag, one Ontario couple was shocked to learn that Air Canada had allegedly donated their suitcase to a charity. After sitting in a storage facility in Montreal for four weeks, Rees said they finally watched their bag being shipped to a facility in Etobicoke in the GTA. “We got really excited because we’re like ‘Oh it’s coming back to Toronto, it’s going to go to a processing facility, this is awesome,'” Rees said. However, the suitcase remained there for more than three months. In the meantime, Rees says that Air...
  • People Are Sharing Things That Elementary School Teachers Told Them That Were Totally Wrong, And I Can't Believe Some Of These

    01/25/2023 9:48:43 PM PST · by grundle · 125 replies
    Buzzfeed via Yahoo ^ | January 25, 2023
    1."In 4th grade we were learning about bats. And the teacher asked the class to name as many different types of bats as we could. I raised my hand and said 'Vampire Bats,' and he said 'Name only real ones please.' They are real, and I knew it. But he made me feel like an ass." 2."I got sent to the principal's office for using the word 'plethora.' The teacher thought it was a swear word. So did the principal." 7."That the moon emits light, just like the sun. As a nerdy kid interested in space I told her that...
  • 9,400 pounds of fentanyl seized at US border during 3-month period

    01/25/2023 7:19:14 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    ny post ^ | January 25, 2023 | MaryAnn Martinez
    Fentanyl seizures across the US southern border continue to skyrocket, with 9,400 pounds of the killer drug seized between October and December, a 241% increase year-on-year, according to federal figures. The synthetic opioid continues to poison the country, and smugglers are eschewing other drugs to bring it in, with fentanyl busts increasing 52% month-on-month in December while heroin and methamphetamine seizures were up by just 1% and 4%, respectively. Most interceptions are made at ports of entry into the country, where people and vehicles are screened and inspected. A recent big bust in Eagle Pass, Texas, had an estimated street...
  • Florida woman targeted Holocaust survivor in $2.8M romance scam, feds say

    01/25/2023 6:47:48 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies ^ | January 25, 2023 | Christie Zizo
    ORLANDO, Fla. – An Orlando woman was arrested Wednesday, accused of a romance scam that drained an 87-year-old Holocaust survivor of his life savings, according to the U.S. Justice Department. Prosecutors and the FBI say Peaches Stergo, 36, of Championsgate met the victim on a dating website six or seven years ago, and in 2017 asked to borrow money to pay a lawyer who was refusing to release funds from an injury settlement. According to the federal indictment, over the next few years, Stergo repeatedly demanded the victim deposit money into her bank accounts, saying if he didn’t they would...
  • Pfizer Executive: ‘Mutate’ COVID via ‘Directed Evolution’ for Company to Continue Profiting Off of Vaccines … ‘COVID is Going to be a Cash Cow for Us’ … ‘That is Not What We Say to the Public’ … ‘People Won’t Like That’ … ‘Don’t Tell Anyone’

    01/25/2023 5:18:33 PM PST · by Tench_Coxe · 40 replies
    Project Veritas released a new video today exposing a Pfizer executive, Jordon Trishton Walker, who claims that his company is exploring a way to “mutate” COVID via “Directed Evolution” to preempt the development of future vaccines.
  • Starlink, is it worth it?

    01/25/2023 5:17:31 PM PST · by eyeamok · 80 replies
    none | 01/25/2023 | self
    Ok, so I live in the mountains, we barely have electricity and no other utilities of any kind, no phone,cable,...I have been using an unlimited mobile hotspot I got from for the last few years. It was on the Sprint network, but T Mobile bought Sprint and screwed it all up, Now it SUCKS, so I started looking for another ISP and decided to go with Starlink.(3 months ago) I ordered it and it showed up 2 days later, I installed it over the weekend, my only real complaint is about how large the plug is from antenna to...
  • Pfizer Exploring "Mutating" COVID-19 Virus For New Vaccines

    01/25/2023 5:12:01 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 21 replies
    BREAKING: @Pfizer Exploring "Mutating" COVID-19 Virus For New Vaccines "Don't tell anyone this...There is a risk...have to be very controlled to make sure this virus you mutate doesn't create something...the way that the virus started in Wuhan, to be honest."
  • Locked and loaded (FBI)

    01/25/2023 3:11:02 PM PST · by Retain Mike · 12 replies
    World Magazine ^ | January 28, 2023 | Emma Freire
    Long is among a group of retired agents who say the FBI is already both politicized and weaponized. They trace the roots of these problems to the massive reorganization undertaken by former Director Robert Mueller after 9/11. Citing an avalanche of intelligence failures leading up to the attacks, critics demanded reform. Mueller decided the answer was centralized control from Washington, D.C..Mueller created what are called flying squads, Long says: “When there was a big case, he would fly a squad in from headquarters rather than use the boots on the ground.”Kurt Siuzdak, who retired from the FBI last year, now...
  • Math too 'white' and 'cisheteropatriarchal' says Vanderbilt prof

    01/25/2023 1:44:16 PM PST · by Sam77 · 154 replies
    The post Millennium ^ | 01-25-23 | Olivia Rondeau
    A Vanderbilt math professor criticized the subject for being too "white" and "cisheteropatriarchal" in a lecture he presented at a major mathematician conference earlier this month. Luis Leyva, an assistant professor of mathematics at Vanderbilt Peabody College of Education and Human Development in Nashville, Tennessee, at the Joint Mathematics Meeting on January 4 delivered a lecture titled "Undergraduate Mathematics Education as a White, Cisheteropatriarchal Space and Opportunities for Structural Disruption to Advance Queer of Color Justice."
  • Thirteen crew rescued after ship sinks off Japan, search on for 9 missing

    01/25/2023 1:44:04 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 5 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 25, 2023
    Thirteen crew members were rescued on Wednesday from a cargo ship that sank off southwestern Japan during fierce winter winds, with planes and ships, including private vessels, searching for the remaining nine. The vessel, the 6,651-tonne Hong Kong-registered “Jintian”, issued a distress call late on Tuesday, the Japan Coast Guard said. Media reported a person on the ship said it was listing and taking on water, and later reports said the 22 crew members – all Chinese or Myanmar nationals – had transferred to lifeboats. There was no immediate word on what caused the vessel, which was carrying lumber, to...