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  • Myles Goodwyn, former April Wine singer, dead at 75

    12/04/2023 5:03:11 AM PST · by OttawaFreeper
    MSN via CBC ^ | Dec 3 2023 | Richard Woodbury
    Nova Scotia musician Myles Goodwyn, who stepped down earlier this year as the singer of April Wine, died Sunday. The 75-year-old's death was confirmed by his publicist, Eric Alper. The cause of death is unclear. Goodwyn, who lived in the Halifax area, achieved many feats with April Wine, including selling more than 10 million albums worldwide and receiving 11 Juno nominations. April Wine was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame earlier this year. Goodwyn was also inducted this year into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. He told CBC News earlier this year that the latter induction was his proudest...
  • Israel intensifies efforts to track down Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar

    12/04/2023 4:55:00 AM PST · by bert
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 12/04/2023 | AMIR BOHBOT
    The security establishment is bracing for imminent military achievements against Hamas, which are expected to weaken the grip of both Sinwar and Mohammed Deif on their ground forces. A senior security official, in a confidential briefing, shared insights on the escalated efforts to locate Yahya Sinwar, the leader of Hamas. The official revealed, "There is a significant intelligence effort underway to track down Sinwar," emphasizing his misjudgment of the IDF's strength and his shock at recent military actions in Shifa. Security forces are now focusing on the southern Gaza Strip, with an expectation that operations in areas like Khan Yunis...
  • Victor Davis Hanson: Weimar America - We may be headed for a 1930s nightmare

    12/04/2023 4:47:47 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 4 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 4 Dec, 2023 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Something eerie, something creepy, is happening in the world—and now in America as well. The dark mood is brought on by elite universities, the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion industry, and massive immigration from illiberal nations and anti-Enlightenment societies. At Hillcrest High School in Queens, New York, hundreds of students rioted on news that a single teacher in her private social media account had expressed support for Israel. Waving Palestinian flags, and screaming violent threats, the student mob rioted, destroyed school property, sought the teacher out and tried to crash into her classroom—before she was saved from violence by other teachers...
  • Navy ‘safely’ recovers military spy plane stuck in Kaneohe Bay for almost 2 weeks

    12/04/2023 4:38:12 AM PST · by Jyotishi · 9 replies
    Hawaii News Now ^ | December 3, 2023 | HNN Staff
    The Navy announced they ‘safely’ recovered the Military plane that overshot the runway and has been stuck in Kaneohe Bay for almost two weeks. Kaneohe Bay (HawaiiNewsNow) -- The Navy announced they ‘safely’ recovered the Military plane that overshot the runway and has been stuck in Kaneohe Bay for almost two weeks. Navy officials say it took meticulous planning and assembling specialized equipment from off island, a multidisciplinary team of military and civilian experts to carefully raise the P-8A Poseidon from the bay. Officials say the operation lasted 13 hours, beginning at 6:30 a.m., Dec. 2. The aircraft was floated...
  • Gaza: Fighting Resumes-Israel sends a message.

    12/04/2023 4:35:42 AM PST · by SJackson · 2 replies
    Frontpagemag ^ | December 4, 2023 | Joseph Klein
    [Make sure to read Joseph Klein’s contributions in Jamie Glazov’s new book: Barack Obama’s True Legacy: How He Transformed America.]As fighting resumed in Gaza after a seven day pause, a woman draped in a Palestinian flag used gasoline to set herself on fire on December 1st in front of the Israeli consulate in Atlanta. Her performative display of self-destructive protest against Israel was surreal, considering the fact that it was the Hamas terrorists who savagely burned some of their civilian victims alive, including children and babies, on October 7th. This lady, along with the rabid pro-Palestinian protesters chanting “from the...
  • Heavily Shackled Humanity-Stymied under the belief that Islam is a “religion of peace.”

    12/04/2023 4:33:59 AM PST · by SJackson · 9 replies
    Frontpagemag ^ | December 4, 2023 | Alexander Maistrovoy
    “I studied the Koran a great deal … I came away from that study with the conviction that by and large there have been few religions in the world as deadly to men as that of Muhammad.” — Alexis de TocquevilleDespite the terrible massacre of October 7, many politicians in the West continue to talk about Islam as a “religion of peace.” Respected professors, journalists, columnists, philosophers from Paris to San Francisco share this view. They really want to believe in it; otherwise, the claim that true evil comes from the West only, and the Islamic movement is no more...
  • Iran attacks US, seeks release of $6 billion from Qatar

    12/04/2023 4:33:18 AM PST · by bert · 7 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 12/04/2023 | Seth J Frantzman
    Iran also claims the US is holding the UN Security Council hostage to prevent wider condemnation of Israel’s war against Hamas. Iran’s foreign ministry slammed the US in a series of statements on Monday. The Iranian foreign ministry spokesperson Nasser Kanaani claimed the US is now a party to the war in Gaza because the US has supplied Israel with munitions. Iran also claims the US is holding the UN Security Council hostage to prevent wider condemnation of Israel’s war against Hamas. Iran backs Hamas and has had meetings with Hamas leadership since October 7. Iran also backs militias in...
  • AK-47s, Grenades, Pistols, and Uniforms Found in Shifa Hospital-But still not enough for NY Times coverage.

    12/04/2023 4:31:23 AM PST · by SJackson · 4 replies
    Frontpagemag ^ | December 4, 2023 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    The Times’ coverage of the Gaza hospitals, to the exclusion of so many other aspects of the war, can be found here: “‘Hamas Restricts Journalists in Gaza,’ New York Times Confesses — That Could Explain the Hospital Obsession,” by Ira Stoll, Algemeiner, November 21, 2023:On Nov. 14: “Hospital Shakes In Gaza as Fights Rage at Doorstep.” The article reported, “Israeli officials say Hamas uses hospitals in Gaza, including Al-Shifa, as shields to conceal vast complexes for their fighters in tunnels underneath. Hamas has denied the allegations.”On Nov. 15: “Israeli Military Reports Assault at Gaza Hospital.” The article reported, “Israel asserts...
  • The Biden Regime’s Epic Betrayal of Israel-Biden and his henchmen move to mollify their far-Left base

    12/04/2023 4:29:37 AM PST · by SJackson · 2 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | December 4, 2023 | Robert Spencer
    [Make sure to read Robert Spencer’s contributions in Jamie Glazov’s new book: Barack Obama’s True Legacy: How He Transformed America.]The ceasefire charade is over for now, Hamas has had a chance to regroup, and the Israelis are determined now to finish the job and destroy the threat from the bloodthirsty jihad group forever. The Biden regime, however, is telling them to ease up, and let Hamas live to kill more Israeli civilians on another day. In light of the heavy pressure the regime has been receiving from its far-Left base, and its anti-Israel stance from the beginning, this is no...
  • Illegal immigrants land on Malibu beach near lavish homes of liberal celebrities like Barbara Streisand and Cher

    12/04/2023 4:25:38 AM PST · by gattaca · 1 replies
    The Blaze ^ | December 3, 2023 | Paul Sacca
    boat full of suspected illegal immigrants landed on a beach in California near the luxurious homes of several liberal celebrities. Fox News national correspondent Bill Melugin posted video of the landing on the X social media. "Video from a contact in Malibu shows a panga boat full of suspected illegal immigrants landing on a beach near his home this week," Melugin wrote. "Incredibly rare to see this so far north, as Malibu is 100+ miles away from the border. Unclear if anyone caught, awaiting a CBP response." Melugin also noted that there was a sunken panga boat in the same...
  • Power company says it's halting battery storage plan after backlash, death threat

    12/04/2023 4:20:41 AM PST · by jerod · 1 replies
    CBC news ^ | Dec 04, 2023 | Guy Quenneville
    A Toronto-based power corporation says it's halting its proposal for a battery storage facility in an eastern Ontario township after facing intense local pushback — including someone uttering a death threat during an open house. The mayor of the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley, meanwhile, says that while the Ontario Provincial Police were called to the meeting — and he regrets how it went down — Baseload Power Corp. ultimately failed to gain traction because it did not consult widely or early enough. "Don't leave it until the last minute," said Mayor Brant Burrow of how the company handled its pitch. In...
  • Marxist Ideology and the Push to Ban Militia Weapons in the USA

    12/04/2023 4:02:24 AM PST · by marktwain · 3 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | October 19, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    Under the ideology of cultural Marxism and the framework of Marxist “Woke” ideologies, power must be taken from a majority population. Firearms, as noted by the Marxist and Chinese mass murderer Mao, are a form of political power. Mao wrote: Every Communist must grasp the truth: Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.What Mao meant was only the Communist Party should be allowed to have guns. For a Marxist revolution to succeed, the people must be disarmed. The left in the United States has long pushed for the disarmament of the population. Recently, the left has primarily...
  • Venezuela: vote shows 'overwhelming' support for claim on region of Guyana

    12/04/2023 3:51:51 AM PST · by Lockbox · 11 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 12/4/23 | Javier TOVAR and Patrick FORT
    Venezuelan electoral authorities on Sunday claimed that 95 percent of voters in a nonbinding referendum approved of the nation's territorial claim on a huge chunk of neighboring oil-rich Guyana.
  • New York Stabbing

    12/04/2023 3:50:26 AM PST · by 55Ford · 4 replies
    Sky News ^ | 3 Dec. 2023 | staff
    A total of seven people, including two police officers, were stabbed by the suspect in the New York borough of Queens. The scene was described as "chaos" by a police union chief.
  • Henry Kissinger was a colossus who bestrode a century: He shaped politics like no other statesman and the world wouldn't be in such a perilous state if more followed his wise and ruthlessly pragmatic approach, says his acclaimed biographer NIALL FERGUSON

    12/04/2023 3:48:30 AM PST · by Chad C. Mulligan · 11 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 30 November 2023 | Niall Ferguson
    Henry Kissinger, who died on Wednesday night at the age of 100, was the most enduringly influential secretary of state in the history of the United States. He was also the most controversial. But the influence matters far more than the controversy. His critics have wasted no time in ignoring the old injunction that no ill should be spoken of the recently deceased. The scurrilous magazine Rolling Stone led with the repulsive headline 'Henry Kissinger, War Criminal Beloved by America's Ruling Class, Finally Dies'. At a time when anti-Semitism has again reared its ugly head in the wake of the...
  • Rep. Pramila Jayapal slammed after demanding ‘balanced’ criticism when asked about Hamas rapes in heated interview

    12/04/2023 3:45:32 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/12/23 | Allie Griffin
    Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) was slammed by both Democrats and Republicans Sunday after calling for “balanced” criticism of the Israel-Hamas war when asked about progressives’ alleged silence over Hamas rapes of Israeli women. Jayapal, chair of the progressive caucus, quickly condemned the sexual violence against Israeli women by Hamas militants on Oct. 7 before moving on to note that Israel has killed 15,000 Palestinians — two-thirds of whom are women and children — during an appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union.” CNN host Dana Bash said she has noticed that progressive women have largely remained silent on the horrific...
  • TikTok’s recent court victories show just how hard it might be to ban the app

    12/03/2023 8:57:43 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 40 replies
    Cnn ^ | Analysis By Brian Fung and Catherine Thorbecke
    A pair of back-to-back court victories for TikTok this week have threatened to make it harder for the company’s critics to clamp down on it, after a state judge in Indiana threw out one lawsuit against the popular short-form video app and a federal judge blocked a first-of-its-kind Montana law that would have banned the app statewide. Neither case has reached a final outcome. But the early-stage results in both states show that when the hot-button politics of TikTok came face-to-face with the most fundamental basics of American law, the politics lost. In both cases, efforts to crack down on...
  • Huh? Ann Coulter Tries to Debunk Ray Epps "Conspiracy Theory" by Invoking NY Times

    12/03/2023 8:21:54 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 69 replies
    Rumble ^ | The voices Ann hears
    Ann Coulter Tries to Debunk Ray Epps "Conspiracy Theory" by Invoking NY Times
  • Hundreds Of Illegal Chinese-Owned Marijuana Operations Taking Over Maine

    12/03/2023 8:07:23 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 12/03/2023 | Jana J. Pruet
    Hundreds of illegal Chinese-owned marijuana growing operations have been popping up across Maine over the past three years.A criminal marijuana growing operation in Henryetta, Oklahoma. Illegal grow operations are a nationwide problem, responsible for billions in revenue. (Picture courtesy Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics)On Tuesday, Nov. 28, local law enforcement shut down an illegal marijuana grow that was being operated in a building located behind a licensed marijuana cultivation facility in Franklin County.Officers from the Wilton Police Department were assisting investigators from the Maine Office of Cannabis Policy (OCP) during a routine follow-up inspection of a licensed facility in Wilton when...
  • US Signs New Climate Pact To Shut Down All Coal Plants

    12/03/2023 8:04:18 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 12/03/2023 | Tom Ozimek
    John Kerry, special presidential envoy on climate matters, announced Saturday that the United States has "proudly" committed to not to build any new coal plants and to get rid of existing ones entirely."To meet our goal of 100 percent carbon pollution-free electricity by 2035, we need to phase out unabated coal," Mr. Kerry said in a Dec. 2 statement, in which he announced that the United States had officially joined a coalition of 56 other countries who all plan to ditch coal in the name of climate change.“We will be working to accelerate unabated coal phase-out across the world, building...