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  • GOP Sen. Mitt Romney says Biden should have pardoned Trump

    05/15/2024 11:51:39 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 63 replies
    NBC News ^ | May 15, 2024 | Summer Concepcion and Stephanie Ruhle
    Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, argued that President Joe Biden should have pardoned Donald Trump after the Justice Department brought indictments against the former president and pressured New York prosecutors not to pursue Trump's ongoing hush money trial. In an exclusive interview on MSNBC’s “The 11th Hour with Stephanie Ruhle,” Romney expressed his dismay in response to Republican lawmakers, including the presumptive Republican presidential nominee’s vice presidential prospects, rallying to Trump’s defense outside of the Manhattan courthouse where Trump’s hush money trial is taking place.
  • Liberal Media Scream: Networks shamefully use Reagan to defend Biden

    05/15/2024 11:35:18 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 4 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 05/13/2024 | Paul Bedard
    This week’s Liberal Media Scream features all three network Sunday public affairs shows going to bat for President Joe Biden’s betrayal of Israel for largely political reasons by suggesting he was just following a pattern set by former President Ronald Reagan. “Historians would say, ‘Why is it OK for Reagan to do it and not President Biden?'” NBC’s Kristen Welker said in a key example of the effort. At issue was Biden’s flip-flop to hold back weaponry Israel needs to push its effort to rid Hamas from Gaza after the terrorists shocked the world with brutal attacks on Israeli women,...
  • Migrants Breach Fortified Border Barrier, March Through Texas Neighborhood

    05/15/2024 11:29:59 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/15/2024 | RANDY CLARK
    A group of nearly 100 migrants, including some young children, was observed marching away from the Rio Grande after breaching border barriers near the heart of downtown Eagle Pass, Texas. The migrants strolled through the city streets and were observed by residents who notified authorities of the breach. Although migrant crossings have been significantly reduced in recent months due to actions taken by Mexican authorities and the State of Texas, some migrants are still managing to make it into the United States. One resident captured several photos of the large migrant group strolling through her neighborhood on Tuesday just as...
  • What Is Happening? Another Barge Hit Another Bridge Causing a Partial Collapse in Galveston

    05/15/2024 11:18:48 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 43 replies
    Rumble Via Liberty Daily ^ | May 15, 2024 | Staff
    What Is Happening? Another Barge Hit Another Bridge Causing a Partial Collapse in Galveston VIDEO AT LINK.................
  • NYC Buildings Dept. cuts back on staffing, including inspectors — despite recent collapses

    05/15/2024 11:16:36 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 5 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/15/2024 | Haley Brown
    The city Buildings Department has eliminated a quarter of its budgeted workforce since 2022 — and many of the jobs were held by inspectors who are supposed to identify issues with structures before a potential collapse. The troubling revelation surfaced Tuesday during a meeting of the City Council’s Committee on Housing and Buildings — and panel Chairwoman Pierina Ana Sanchez said data shows that the DOB is falling behind in identifying problematic buildings as the number of inspectors falls. “We see the impact,’’ she said. In the first four months of this year, the DOB issued 2,225 stop-work orders —...
  • Venezuela Moves “Substantial Quantities” of Troops to Guyana Border

    05/15/2024 11:11:47 AM PDT · by thegagline · 9 replies
    OilPrice ^ | 05/15/2024 | Charles Kennedy
    Venezuela has moved “substantial quantities of [military] personnel and equipment to the border with Guyana amid its territorial dispute over the Essequibo region. The update comes from the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington D.C., *** The think tank talks about an expansion of a military base on Anacoco Island in the area, with new roads and a bridge getting built in the past few months. A local airport is also being expanded, CSIS also said, citing satellite imagery and social media posts According to the report’s authors, the activity could be preparation for a “manufactured crisis” before...
  • Pelosi: I Would Never Recommend Biden Go on Stage with Trump

    05/15/2024 11:07:10 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/15/2024 | Pam Key
    Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Wednesday on CNN’s “Inside Politics” that she would recommend against President Joe Biden debating former President Donald Trump. Political analyst Nia-Malika Henderson said, “Donald Trump is going to throw everything at the wall.” Host Dana Bash said, “Well, on that note, I want you guys to listen to what Nancy Pelosi told our Manu Raju, after hearing about these debates.” On Capitol Hill, Pelosi said, “I myself would never recommend going on with stage with Donald Trump, but the president has it is decided that’s what he wants to do. I think format he has...
  • Proclamation 2527 and the Internment of Italian Americans

    05/15/2024 11:01:48 AM PDT · by Brooklyn Attitude · 10 replies
    The National WWII Museum ^ | December 13, 2021 | Stephanie Hinnershitz, PhD
    Hours after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents in San Jose, California arrested Filippo Molinari, an Italian immigrant who sold subscriptions to L’Italia, a popular newspaper in his Italian American community. While held in custody, Molinari asked why he was being detained, only to be told that his arrest was “by order of the President.” A few days later, FBI agents forced Molinari and approximately 500 other “enemy aliens”—including more Italian nationals as well as Japanese and German immigrants from California—onto a train bound for an internment center in Missoula, Montana. Later, Molinari recalled how cold...
  • The Trial Still in Search of a Crime: If wizened legal minds can't figure out the game prosecutors are playing, then what is the jury supposed to do?

    05/15/2024 11:00:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 05/15/2024 | Victoria Taft
    Even after five weeks, the Trump bookkeeping case in Manhattan is a "Potemkin Village," according to law professor Jonathan Turley. That means it has all the appearance of being real, but upon closer inspection, there's no there there. Indeed, the indictment of former President Donald Trump on 34 counts of bookkeeping errors, statute-expired misdemeanors that have been miraculously spun into a series of felonies, is the Seinfeld of criminal cases. But a jury could still find him guilty. "It's Trump," Manhattan jurors could say to themselves. "Of course, Cheeto-man must be guilty of something." But after the prosecutors told Judge...
  • Biden's Proposed Terms Reveal His Fear of Debating Trump

    05/15/2024 10:56:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 05/15/2024 | Matt Margolis
    Joe Biden's debate challenge to Trump was a joke. Despite his projected confidence in his video statement directed at Trump, the terms proposed by the Biden campaign are extremely telling, as they indicate Joe Biden is pushing for debates that are incredibly controlled. For starters, the Biden campaign is demanding no live audience, which strikes me as odd. Generally speaking, candidates prefer having an audience they can feel like they're addressing directly. Another demand is that microphones be off when it's not a candidate's turn to speak and that they be cut when they go over their time limit. Oh...
  • Biden Trips at Peace Officers Memorial, Then Makes It About Himself Again With 'Beau' Comment

    05/15/2024 10:51:50 AM PDT · by hole_n_one · 22 replies
    Red State ^ | 5/15/2024 | Nick Arama
    ***snip*** Then, as Biden was seated and others spoke, he just seemed to stare vacantly for much of the time. When he finally spoke, he repeated the "black hole" speech he's given before and then — you knew it was coming — talked about how his son Beau had died. He told the audience whose police officer loved ones had been killed in the line of duty, "I know" what you feel — because his son had cancer. No, you don't know, and it's really offensive when you say you do. You had time to say goodbye to your son,...
  • New LADWP head to be paid $750K salary, steep increase from predecessor

    05/15/2024 10:48:53 AM PDT · by TexasKamaAina · 25 replies
    KABC ^ | 05/15/2024 | Carlos Granda
    The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday confirmed the hiring of a longtime PG&E executive to head the Department of Water and Power at an annual salary of $750,000 - a sharp increase from her predecessor. Janisse Quiñones replaces current general manager Martin Adams, who is retiring. He was paid a salary of $435,000.
  • This teacher went viral after calmly and brilliantly questioning a student who called JK Rowling a “bigot." Now he's been fired.

    05/15/2024 10:46:15 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 19 replies
    Here is yet another example of why our educational system is in such a sorry state. Back in February, high school teacher Warren Smith went viral after being asked by a student: "Do you still like [J.K. Rowling's] work, despite her bigoted opinions?" The conversation that followed was a masterclass in the Socratic method and critical thinking. In it, he asked a series of questions that forced the student to think critically about the assumptions he was making. Here is the brilliant exchange. (AT LINK) I've devoted four years of my life to this school, and yesterday it was like...
  • BREAKING UPDATE: Leftist Writer Juraj Cintula Arrested Following Attempted Assassination of Populist Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico – Shot Him 5 Times! – VIDEO OF SHOOTING

    BREAKING UPDATE: Prominent leftist writer Juraq Cintula was arrested following the attempted assassination of populist Slovakian President Robert Fico. As reported earlier — Conservative-Populist Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico was shot today and wounded at a government meeting. According to reports Prime Minister Fico is alive and in a helicopter on his way to a hospital in Bratislava. Robert Fico was shot FIVE TIMES by the deranged leftist! There is video of Robert Fico being dragged to this car after he was shot. Cintula was the founder of the organization “Movement Against Violence.” The man who shot the PM Fico...
  • Biden plans executive order to shut down border once crossings reach 4,000 per day — despite saying he needs Congress to act

    05/15/2024 10:42:18 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/15/2024 | Josh Christenson and Jennie Taer
    President Biden is planning executive action that would allow him to shut down the US-Mexico border once the number of migrant crossings reaches 4,000 per day, a source close to the White House told The Post Wednesday. The order would match a provision in the bipartisan border bill that failed to pass the Senate in February, which gave the president authority to expel migrants when border crossings reached the same daily average. The legislative proposal would have given the homeland security secretary discretionary authority to carry out removals — but would have made deportations mandatory when illegal entries surpassed 5,000...
  • Biden Wants to Ban Presidential Debate Audiences

    05/15/2024 10:35:01 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/15/2024 | WENDELL HUSEBØ
    President Joe Biden’s campaign demanded a ban on audiences during the proposed presidential debates with former President Donald Trump. The demand appears to be designed to reduce the risk of any Biden protestors attending the event. Anti-Israel protestors often appear at Biden’s public events. In a letter to the Commission on Presidential Debates, the Biden campaign said it was providing notice that it would not participate in commission debates. The campaign said Biden would only participate in network debates. The Trump campaign has yet to sign off on Biden’s proposal. “The Commission’s model of building huge spectacles with large audiences...
  • Slovakia's prime minister Robert Fico shot and gravely injured in 'attempted assassination'

    05/15/2024 10:28:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    MSN Via NBC News ^ | 05/15/2024 | Patrick Smith and Jana Kasperkevic
    The populist prime minister of Slovakia, Robert Fico, was in life-threatening condition Wednesday after being shot in an "attempted assassination," his office said. Fico’s Facebook page said in an update: “He was shot multiple times and is in a life-threatening state.” It said that he was being taken to a hospital in the city of Banská Bystrica rather than in the capital, Bratislava, because "it would take too long considering the urgency of the matter." The country’s president confirmed the attack shortly after the news broke. “Utterly shocked by today’s brutal and reckless attack on #Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico,...
  • Exclusive — Trump Pollster: ‘Virginia and Minnesota Are in Play’ (AUDIO)

    05/15/2024 10:23:42 AM PDT · by bitt · 15 replies
    https://www.breitbart.com ^ | 5/14/2024 | HANNAH KNUDSEN
    Virginia and Minnesota are in play, Trump pollster John McLaughlin, CEO and partner of McLaughlin & Associates, said during a Tuesday appearance on Breitbart News Daily. McLaughlin said that Trump seems to be ahead in the national popular vote, explaining some of the data. “There’s eligible voters — probably 100 million — who don’t vote. They had a record turnout last time, 160 million. That was up from 139 million in 2016,” he said, explaining that Trump is also ahead in battleground states. The Trump campaign, he continued, released top line numbers for polls taken in Minnesota and Virginia, showing...
  • The Biden admin is socially engineering your workplace

    05/15/2024 10:21:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    The Spectator World ^ | 05/15/2024 | Amber Duke
    Do you currently enjoy a workplace environment that is free of violent criminals? Is your work bathroom reserved for members of the same sex as you? You might not enjoy those commonsense benefits for much longer. The Biden administration is flexing the bureaucratic state’s muscle to force businesses to comply with its progressive worldview.Last month, the Biden administration’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that it was suing Sheetz, a popular gas station and convenience store chain in the mid-Atlantic, for alleged racially discriminatory hiring practices. Sheetz is a great American success story. It was opened by Bob Sheetz in 1950...
  • Peru classifies transgender, nonbinary and intersex people as ‘mentally ill’

    05/15/2024 10:21:50 AM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 32 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/14/2024 | By Olivia Land
    The Peruvian government has officially classified transgender, nonbinary and intersex people as “mentally ill.” The controversial decision was made to ensure the country’s public health services could “guarantee full coverage of medical attention for mental health” for the trans community, the Peruvian health ministry explained, according to the Telegraph. The decree will supposedly alter the language in the Essentials Health Insurance Plan to reflect that trans and intersex people have a mental disorder, LGBTQ+ outlet Pink News reported. Despite the change, trans and other LGBTQ+ people will not be forced to undergo conversion therapies, the health ministry insisted in a...