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  • Video: Live Feed Cut As Former Pro Asks If Latest Footballer Who Collapsed Is Vaccinated

    11/25/2021 5:06:57 AM PST · by george76 · 62 replies
    Summit News ^ | 25 November, 2021 | Steve Watson
    “I think everyone wants to know if he’s had the COVID vaccine?”.. After another professional football player collapsed on the pitch and was rushed to hospital in England this week, one former pro who was commenting on the incident questioned whether the player had been recently vaccinated, prompting the live feed to be suddenly cut. Sheffield United player John Fleck, who is 30 years old, suddenly collapsed away from play and had to be taken off on a stretcher after receiving lengthy treatment and being given an oxygen mask. Fleck was kept in hospital overnight and discharged after the health...
  • Beto Is Back

    11/25/2021 5:06:13 AM PST · by Kaslin · 55 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 25, 2021 | Emmett Tyrrell
    One of my favorite candidates in the 2020 race for the Democratic nomination has just announced that he is running for high office once again in 2022. He is Beto O'Rourke, and he is one of the great innovators in recent American politics. Of course, he is one of the great losers in recent American politics, too, having lost in 2018 to Sen. Ted Cruz and, two years later, having lost in his run for the Democratic presidential nomination. He bowed out of the race before it began. How many millions of dollars he cost his backers I would not...
  • The Kyle Rittenhouse Case -- Send in The Clowns

    11/25/2021 4:21:40 AM PST · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 25, 2021 | Larry Elder
    During and after the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, the white 18-year-old accused of murdering two white men and injuring another, one could hardly keep track of the insanity based on falsehoods recklessly peddled by media and politicians. In Chicago, the Rev. Jesse Jackson marched in the front line of a group of protesters where some chanted, "When black lives are under attack, what do we do?" Black lives under attack? Rittenhouse is white, as were the two men he shot dead and the man he injured. In September 2020, presidential candidate Joe Biden posted a video that included a picture...
  • Be Thankful (Or Something)

    11/25/2021 3:57:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 25, 2021 | Derek Hunter
    Some years are pretty easy to be thankful for – when things are going well, the country is thriving and people are better off than they were the year before. Then there are years like 2021, when the reasons to be thankful are harder, if not impossible, to find. Joe Biden has been an unmitigated disaster. Has there been a president of the United States who’s racked up more failures, obvious failures, in their first year than the sniffy, grope-loving creep with the crack addicted son who somehow manages to make millions of dollars in spite of his problems? The...
  • Rogue GOP State Senator Paul Boyer to Forego Reelection Bid

    11/25/2021 3:33:50 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 12 replies
    Usnews.com ^ | 11/24/21
    PHOENIX (AP) — A Republican state senator who has occasionally been a thorn in the side of the majority party's legislative agenda will not seek reelection in 2022. State Sen. Paul Boyer said this week that he will serve out the remaining year of his term and then move on to other pursuits. The Glendale lawmaker said opponents in his own party will need to put up with him for his remaining year in office, however, meaning he'll retain the ability to thwart some key initiatives the slim one-vote GOP majority failed to get past him in this year's legislative...
  • JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon issues two grovelling apologies for joking about China's Communist Party saying he 'truly regrets' quip that the bank would last longer

    11/25/2021 3:12:55 AM PST · by Scarlett156 · 33 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 11/25/2021 | Mark Shapland
    Jamie Dimon is a renowned Wall Street wisecracker but making jokes about China is risque even for the world's top banking executive. Speaking at a panel discussion at the Boston College Chief Executives Club, Dimon quipped: 'I was just in Hong Kong and I made a joke that the Communist Party is celebrating its hundredth year. So is JP Morgan. I'd make a bet we last longer.'
  • Give Thanks That the Left Is Losing

    11/25/2021 2:50:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 25, 2021 | Kurt Schlichter
    As you dig into your expensive turkey after having spent a ton of cash filling up your SUV to get to grandma’s for Thanksgiving dinner, take heart. We’re winning. Yeah, I know – conservatives are Eeyore/Cure fan centaurs, always ready to see the despair, always ready to detect the doom coming at us. And let’s not sugar-coat it – there’s a lot of bad stuff going on. Our alleged president is only allegedly mentally competent. His understudy is a half-wit who got with Montel Williams. His party wants to spend trillions we don’t have and is convinced that printing more...
  • Forget 'Friendsgiving': Remember to Be Grateful Today

    11/25/2021 2:33:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | November 25, 2021 | Jeffrey Folks
    According to theatlantic.com, "Friendsgiving" has "become a widely celebrated holiday in its own right," one that, among many Americans, may be replacing traditional Thanksgiving celebrations. For these people, the holiday is not so much a time to gather with family for a traditional meal as it is time for a casual party for friends celebrating...whatever. Millennials can celebrate as they wish, but a lot of things are lost when Thanksgiving becomes Friendsgiving. For one thing, the connection with our first Thanksgiving — so beautifully evoked in two columns from 1961, "the Desolate Wilderness" and "the Fair Land," republished every Thanksgiving...
  • Too many religious institutions failed the COVID test

    11/25/2021 2:25:13 AM PST · by lowbuck · 8 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 25 November 2021 | Andrea Widburg
    Maybe as a vaguely religious Jew, I’ve got the wrong end of the stick when I look at Christianity, but I’ve long understood Christianity to be a faith that gives comfort and relief to the afflicted. SNIP. . . The Archdiocese of Berlin will effectively segregate vaccinated and unvaccinated faithful during Advent and Christmastime. The archdiocese issued the harsh restrictions in a communiqué published Friday on its official website, announcing that from November 27 onward, the so-called 2G rule will apply to most Masses and church services of the diocese throughout Advent and Christmastime. The 2G rule allows only people...
  • Does the Left Hate Altruism?

    11/25/2021 2:23:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | November 25, 2021 | Jason D. Bland
    For years the media and radical left have been fighting to divide Americans, destroy our national identity, and dissolve the fabric of our society, the belief “that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” In its place, they have inserted a brainwashed culture that believes that just by having the wrong skin color you are inherently racist and lack empathy, that there are gross disparities between Americans of different skin color due to systemic racism, and that certain communities will...
  • Indiana Governor Holcomb(R) to extend Indiana’s health emergency; lawmakers cancel plans to reconvene Monday (Holcomb refuses to support proposed law to ban vaccine mandates)

    11/25/2021 2:09:48 AM PST · by Skywise · 16 replies
    wishtv.com ^ | 11/24/2021 | Adam Staten and Gregg Montgomery
    This comes after Holcomb held back support from a Republican proposal that would force businesses to grant COVID-19 vaccination requirement exemptions without questions. The GOP proposal, which was announced Saturday, would have also blocked similar immunization rules by state universities and would have rejected an appeal by the state’s largest business organization to leave such decisions up to employers. Leaders of the legislature on have decided not to call themselves into session Monday to consider the Republican proposal; instead, lawmakers will consider the proposal when reconvening Jan. 4. Indiana’s public health emergency has been in place since March 2020.
  • Police say their Union Square takeover is just the beginning. Do SF's avowed 'liberals' even care?

    11/25/2021 1:01:50 AM PST · by thecodont · 33 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle / SFGate.com ^ | Nov. 24, 2021 Updated: Nov. 24, 2021 11:20 a.m. | Alex Shultz , SFGATE
    [...] “We're going to be making some changes to Union Square and how cars are able to access,” [SF Mayor London Breed] told reporters after the burglaries. “There will be limited access in terms of when you come to this area.” [...] It seems as though the Union Square police takeover is a test balloon for an ostensibly liberal city fully ceding to capital and conservative talking points — the natural result of months and months of fear mongering about Business Owner Rights and crime and especially bogeyman District Attorney Chesa Boudin, who’s facing a recall effort. Contrary to the...
  • GoFundMe pulls $5M bail fundraiser for Waukesha SUV 'killer' Darrell Brooks and says it will BAN all future attempts to raise money after judge was blasted for setting bond

    11/24/2021 10:38:02 PM PST · by blueplum · 43 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 24 November 2021 | ARIEL ZILBER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM and ASSOCIATED PRESS
    GoFundMe has removed a crowdfunding effort aimed at raising $5million toward bail for Darrell Brooks, the Waukesha, Wisconsin 'killer' who allegedly plowed his red SUV into scores of people during a holiday parade on Sunday, killing six and injured dozens more. Brooks, who was charged with five counts of homicide, was arraigned in court on Tuesday. Waukesha Court Commissioner Kevin M. Costello set bail at $5million - a move that sparked anger considering Brooks’ violent past that includes convictions for felonies... ...Prosecutors said they're investigating their bail recommendation in that case, calling it inappropriately low..
  • Racine County sheriff: Supervisor posted man's bail, should be removed

    11/24/2021 10:26:15 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 19 replies
    Fox 6 ^ | 11 25 2021 | Staff
    RACINE COUNTY, Wis. - Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling on Wednesday, Nov. 24 called for the immediate removal of a county supervisor who allegedly posted a man's $10,000 bail. Video provided to FOX6 News by Schmaling shows that man – identified as Adrian Jefferson – with a high-powered weapon. The sheriff said Jefferson is currently facing a multitude of charges, accused of stealing SWAT equipment from a SWAT operator's home; that includes a pistol, sniper rifle and another fully-automatic rifle. Jefferson is also facing felony charges of armed robbery, carrying a concealed weapon and intentionally pointing a firearm at law...
  • US, others warn citizens in Ethiopia to leave as prime minister heads to front lines

    11/24/2021 9:30:39 PM PST · by blueplum · 16 replies
    ABC News ^ | 24 November 2021 | Conor Finnegan andLuis Martinez
    The U.S. government is warning American citizens in Ethiopia even more starkly to leave the country now, as the conflict there continues to deteriorate. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is heading to the front lines to lead the federal government's forces, he announced, urging his fellow citizens to join him and "lead the country with a sacrifice."... ... after the unprecedented, chaotic evacuation effort from Afghanistan, the State Department has gone to extraordinary lengths to make sure U.S. citizens in Ethiopia know military flights like those out of Kabul will not be coming to rescue them. "There should be absolutely...
  • Republican U.S. Senate Primary in Pennsylvania could include former Bush official

    11/24/2021 9:21:46 PM PST · by RandFan · 19 replies
    CNN ^ | Nov 24 | By Michael Warren, CNN
    According to multiple Republican operatives in and outside of the Keystone State, the slate of GOP candidates could expand in coming weeks to include hedge fund executive David McCormick and daytime TV personality Dr. Mehmet Oz. McCormick, a former official in the Treasury Department under President George W. Bush, is a Pennsylvania native and West Point graduate. For years he has lived in Connecticut, where his hedge fund is located, but Republicans in Pennsylvania have been trying to recruit McCormick to come back to the state. "There has been an accelerated outreach from Republican leaders, both within Pennsylvania and nationally,...
  • California denies most fracking permits ahead of 2024 ban

    11/24/2021 9:00:57 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 17 replies
    KCRA ^ | November 24, 2021 | AP
    California regulators haven't approved permits for the controversial oil and gas extraction process known as fracking since February, effectively phasing out the process ahead of Gov. Gavin Newsom's 2024 deadline to end it. The state's Geologic Energy Management Division, known as CalGEM, has rejected an unprecedented 109 fracking permits in 2021, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. That's the most denials the division has issued in a single year since California began permitting fracking in 2015. Fifty of the permits, mostly from Bakersfield-based Aera Energy, were denied based solely on climate change concerns.
  • Solomon Islands enters 36-hour lockdown after protests turn violent

    11/24/2021 9:00:15 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 7 replies
    cnn ^ | Wed November 24, 2021
    People from the country's most populous island, Malaita, had traveled to the capital in a spillover of anger about a host of domestic issues including unrealized infrastructure promises, media reported. As well as anger about a lack of development, the Solomons government has faced pressure over a 2019 decision to cut ties with Taiwan and establish a formal relationship with China. As well as looting stores, demonstrators set fire to a thatched roof building on the grounds of the Parliament -- as it was sitting -- and a police station, said the Prime Minister. The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force...
  • Security guard shot during attempted robbery in Oakland while protecting news crew

    11/24/2021 8:51:57 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 20 replies
    KTVU ^ | November 24, 2021 | KTVU Staff
    OAKLAND, Calif. - An armed security guard protecting a local news crew on Wednesday afternoon was shot during an attempted robbery in Oakland, police said. The shooting was reported about 12:30 p.m. in the 300 block of 14th and Webster streets in downtown Oakland.
  • Guadeloupe curfew extended as Covid unrest spreads to Martinique

    11/24/2021 8:45:22 PM PST · by blueplum · 2 replies
    The Guardian UK ^ | 24 November 2021 | Angelique Chrisafis in Paris
    Authorities in the French Caribbean territory of Guadeloupe have extended a nightly curfew until Sunday as police attempt to restore calm after several nights of protests and violent clashes that were triggered by Covid-19 regulations but are rooted in long-running concerns over the high cost of living, low wages, youth unemployment and mistrust of the Paris government. Gunfire has targeted police over the past few days, a general strike has entered its second week and many stores remained closed ... ..In nearby Martinique there were gunshots fired at police for a second night running, French media reported on Wednesday... ...The...