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  • Inconvenient truth for globalists: Arctic ice at 30-year high Data contradict connection with rising levels of CO2

    05/26/2022 7:32:56 AM PDT · by rktman · 1 replies ^ | 5/25/2022 2035 hrs edt | Art Moore
    The World Economic Forum and the globalist movement it helps lead have used the "climate crisis" and the COVID-19 pandemic as pretexts for measures to redistribute the wealth of nations. But this week, as WEF convenes is annual conference in Davos, Switzerland, the Arctic sea ice expanse so far this month is at a 30-year high, according to data from intergovernmental European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, points out climate-change skeptic Tony Heller. EUMETSAT, as the organization is known, was created through an international convention signed by 30 European nations. The extent of Arctic ice during the warmer...
  • CRUDE FLIP-FLOP: Biden’s Energy Sec Now Open To Oil Ban, But Will It Actually Lower Gas Prices?

    05/26/2022 7:31:28 AM PDT · by bitt · 6 replies
    DAILYCALLER.COM ^ | 5/26/2022 | thomas catanacci
    The Biden administration appeared to reverse its previous position that it wouldn’t consider an oil export ban Tuesday. “I can confirm the president is not taking any tools off the table,” Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm remarked, Reuters reported. “If you had a ban on crude oil exports, because you’re cutting off supply to the global market, you are going to have higher global crude prices and higher global refined product prices that would be fed through here,” said Garrett Golding, a business economist tasked with analyzing energy markets at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. EEnergy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said...
  • Putin’s Mariupol Massacre is one of the 21st century’s worst war crimes

    05/26/2022 7:30:24 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 3 replies
    Atlantic Council ^ | 24-MAY-2022 | Paul Niland
    The Battle of Mariupol is over and Russia is busy proclaiming the liberation of the city. In reality, Mariupol has been murdered. This formerly bustling metropolis of almost half a million people now lies on the brink of extinction, pummeled into submission by a vicious campaign of Russian annihilation. The estimated 100,000 remaining residents of Mariupol find themselves reduced to living among the rubble without medicines, running water or electricity. With Russia in control of the city, there is no way of knowing the final death toll or assessing the true scale of the catastrophe that has befallen Mariupol. During...
  • Court makes huge ruling on Exxon's climate-change lawsuit State accusing energy giant of 'deceptive advertising' campaign

    05/26/2022 7:27:17 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies ^ | 5/25/2022 1245 hrs edt | wnd news service
    The Massachusetts high court dismissed oil giant ExxonMobil’s motion to dismiss a state lawsuit accusing it of misleading investors on climate change Tuesday. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that the state could proceed with its lawsuit against ExxonMobil and that a free speech law didn’t protect the company’s activity in question, according to the decision written by Chief Justice Scott Kafker. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed the lawsuit against ExxonMobil in 2019, alleging that the company misled investors about the financial risks posed by fossil fuel-driven climate change through a “deceptive advertising” campaign.
  • The World Is Beset By Leaders Pushing Energy Policies Of Wishful Thinking

    05/26/2022 7:24:54 AM PDT · by bitt · 4 replies
    forbes ^ | 5/26/2022 | david blackmon
    So many interesting conversations this past week. During a chat about energy issues with the CEO of an advisory company, he stopped mid-sentence and said, “You know, our main problem right now is that those who are making all these decisions are not serious people.” The CEO of one industry trade association, discussing last week’s decision by the Biden administration to cancel three more scheduled federal lease sales, told me that, “by this point in Barack Obama’s first term, his Interior Department had conducted more than 50 such sales.” Sixteen months into the Biden administration, the number remains stuck on...
  • Russia bombards more than 40 Donbas towns

    05/26/2022 7:13:15 AM PDT · by JonPreston · 29 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 5/26/22 | Staff
    The bombardment threatens to shut off the last main escape route for civilians trapped in the path of the invasion, which continues into its fourth month.Russia has poured thousands of troops into the region, attacking from three sides in an attempt to encircle Ukrainian forces holding out in the city of Sievierodonetsk and its twin Lysychansk.
  • Poll Says 50% Think Gun Control Doesn’t Help—Rights Groups Challenge

    05/26/2022 7:08:47 AM PDT · by gunwriter · 16 replies
    AmmoLand News ^ | 5/25/2022 | Dave Workman
    On the day a crazed killer murdered 19 children and two teachers at an Uvalde, Texas elementary school, an ironically-timed Rasmussen poll revealed 50 percent of likely voters “don’t think stricter gun control would help” prevent mass shootings, while anti-gunners including Joe Biden quickly exploited the horrific crime to push for more gun restrictions. In reaction to the shooting, two of the nation’s largest gun rights organizations issued a joint statement, challenging the Biden administration to stop “demonizing” gun owners and manufacturers and “bring them to the table and benefit from their knowledge.”
  • Please keep those donations coming in, folks. We need your continuing support to keep FR going strong. [FReepathon LVI]

    05/26/2022 7:07:01 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson
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  • Goodbye NYC: Estimates show big city losses, Sunbelt gains

    05/26/2022 6:55:46 AM PDT · by devane617 · 16 replies
    ap ^ | 05/26/2022
    Ko Im always thought she would live in New York forever. She knew every corner of Manhattan and had worked hard to build a community of friends. Living in a small apartment, she found her attitude shifting early in the pandemic. After her brother accepted a job in Seattle in the summer of 2020, she decided to move there too. “It was fine until it wasn’t,” said Im, 36. “The pandemic really changed my mindset about how I wanted to live or how I needed to live.” Eight of the 10 largest cities in the U.S. lost population during the...
  • Harrowing video shows Texas cops RESTRAINING parents outside elementary school shooting and telling them 'we're taking care of it': Cops took up to 90 minutes to get inside classroom where gunman had trapped kids 'because they needed a key'

    05/26/2022 6:51:59 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 110 replies
    Shocking new video has emerged showing Texas cops restraining parents as they tried to rescue their kids on Tuesday after a gunman unleashed terror inside the elementary school, as questions grow over why it took so long to get to the shooter after the first 911 call. Salvador Ramos, 18, arrived at the school in Uvalde at 11.30am, crashing his car into a ditch. A school resource officer was at the scene but he failed to stop him from making his way inside. Two other cops also rushed to the school at that time - Ramos had just shot his...
  • U.S. Economy Shrank 1.5% Last Quarter In Worst Showing Since Covid Recession, New GDP Estimate Shows

    05/26/2022 6:49:18 AM PDT · by frogjerk · 5 replies
    Forbes via MSN ^ | 5/26/2022
    The economy last quarter posted its worst annualized showing since the pandemic-induced recession in 2020, the government said in an updated release Thursday, blaming an unexpected decline in economic activity on the omicron variant of Covid-19 and decreased government assistance. Key Facts The U.S. economy shrank at an annual rate of 1.5% in the first quarter of 2022—the first decline since the second quarter of 2020, the Bureau of Economic Analysis estimated Wednesday in a worse-than-expected update to last month’s figure, which showed a decline of 1.4%. The update primarily reflected softer-than-expected spending on business inventories and residential investments, which...
  • ‘You shake at the smallest of noises’: Russian soldier tells of life as a PoW

    05/26/2022 6:41:24 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 6 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 26-MAY-2022 | Pjotr Sauer
    Still getting used to the feel of his gun and military fatigues, Anton suddenly found himself surrounded by Ukrainian forces as bullets flew by, with one striking his arm. “It was our first confrontation with the enemy; we hadn’t even fired a shot. They ambushed us, and we couldn’t fight back. We had to surrender,” said Anton, a 21-year-old Russian serviceman, in an interview with the Guardian. Anton was taken captive by Ukrainian forces near Mykolaiv on 2 March with five other soldiers from his unit, as Russian forces were staging an offensive on the strategically important shipbuilding city near...
  • Exclusive: Russia's Air War in Ukraine is a Total Failure, New Data Show

    05/26/2022 6:39:03 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 15 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 25-MAY-2022 | william arkin
    Russia has fired more missiles in the Ukraine war than have been fired by any country in any other conflict since World War II—a record, according to air-warfare experts and new data obtained exclusively by Newsweek, that has failed to pay off for Moscow. "Just think of this terrible figure: 2,154 Russian missiles hit our cities and communities in a little over two months," Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said last week. "The Russian bombing of Ukraine does not cease any day or night." But the bombing campaign has done little to help win Putin's war, exposing key lessons about the...
  • Gas Prices Increased by over 47 Cents in Last Month Alone

    05/26/2022 6:36:02 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 14 replies
    breitbart ^ | 25 May 2022 | HANNAH BLEAU
    Gas prices have increased by over 47 cents in the last month alone as the U.S. continues to smash gas price records day by day under President Joe Biden’s leadership. On Wednesday, May 25, the U.S. recorded yet another all-time high, as the average price of gas stands at $4.599 for regular gas. This reflects an over 47 cent rise in the last month alone. One month ago, the gas price average stood at $4.123. Some of the states experiencing the worst average gas prices include Alaska, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington, all of which have averages above $5.00 per...
  • 'American Pie' singer Don McLean pulls out of NRA convention Says his performance 'would be disrespectful and hurtful' after Texas school shooting

    05/26/2022 6:34:24 AM PDT · by rktman · 28 replies ^ | 5/25/2022 2035 hrs edt | wnd news service
    "American Pie" singer Don McLean will not be performing at this year’s National Rifle Association convention in Houston Friday. McLean told Fox News Digital his performance would be "disrespectful" and "hurtful" after the recent tragic events of the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that left 19 children and two teachers dead. "In light of the recent events in Texas, I have decided it would be disrespectful and hurtful for me to perform for the NRA at their convention in Houston this week," McLean said in a statement to Fox News Digital. "I’m sure all the folks planning to attend...
  • Sussman Trial live thread May 26th (Sussman won't testify)

    05/26/2022 6:32:00 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 12 replies
    #SussmannTrial Day 9 begins in speculative uncertainty with the defense pulling former New York Times reporter Eric Lichtblau from its witness list and hinting that Sussmann himself may take the stand as soon as today, Thursday. Sussmann, an attorney who represented the #Clinton campaign, DNC, and other Democratic Party organizations, is accused of lying about his affiliations in Sept. 2016 when delivering data purporting a “secret” link between the Trump Organization and a Russian bank. #SussmannTrial There have been 20 witnesses — 17 by prosecutors, including 8 FBI agents/attorneys — called to the stand during the eight-day trial before Judge...
  • Onlookers urged police to charge into Texas school

    05/26/2022 6:31:30 AM PDT · by JonPreston · 43 replies
    UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Frustrated onlookers urged police officers to charge into the Texas elementary school where a gunman’s rampage killed 19 children and two teachers, witnesses said Wednesday, as investigators worked to track the massacre that lasted upwards of 40 minutes and ended when the 18-year-old shooter was killed by a Border Patrol team.“Go in there! Go in there!” nearby women shouted at the officers soon after the attack began, said Juan Carranza, 24, who saw the scene from outside his house, across the street from Robb Elementary School in the close-knit town of Uvalde. Carranza said the officers...
  • Cruz: Dems Blocked My Legislation to Harden Schools, Keep Guns Away from Criminals from Getting 60 Votes

    05/26/2022 6:30:39 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 8 replies
    breitbart ^ | 25 May 2022 | IAN HANCHETT
    On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Jesse Watters Primetime,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) stated that Democrats blocked legislation he proposed in 2013 to bolster school security and keep firearms out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill by keeping it from reaching the 60-vote threshold. Cruz said, “In 2013, I introduced legislation that would spend $300 million on federal grants to harden schools to make them safer, to make them more protected. The Democrats filibustered that legislation. I’ve introduced legislation to say schools like this elementary school behind me can get federal grants to harden their...
  • Schwab, Pfizer CEO: 'Conspiracy people' are attacking us! 'Very fanatic group of anti-vaxxers that will go after us no matter what'

    05/26/2022 6:26:36 AM PDT · by rktman · 33 replies ^ | 5/25/2022 | Art Moore
    At the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday, WEF founder Klaus Schwab lamented to Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla that they "were both targets of the anti-vaccine movements and conspiracy people." Bourla complained that there is a "very fanatic group of anti-vaxxers that will go after us no matter what." "They will claim that the sun didn't go up because people were vaccinated," he said, suggesting the criticisms are completely detached from science. But "everything went OK," the Pfizer CEO told Schwab, "and now, I think, we can move on."At the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland,...
  • The ADL Murder Report That Cried 'White Supremacist'

    05/26/2022 6:19:30 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 7 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | May 26, 2022 | James Varney
    In May 2021, two members of the Family Values, a white supremacist prison gang, allegedly killed a member of the rival Southwest Honkeys prison gang over a longstanding beef. Three months later, a New Jersey man who had vandalized synagogues and distributed neo-Nazi pamphlets strangled his wife. On the surface, the crimes would appear to have little more in common than their brutality. But the Anti-Defamation League includes these murders by white men of other whites in its tally of right-wing and white supremacist murders in its report, “Murder & Extremism in the United States in 2021.”