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  • The Russians Spent Months Forming A New Army Corps. It Lasted Days in Ukraine

    09/25/2022 1:34:39 AM PDT · by Cronos · 6 replies
    Forbes ^ | 15th September 2022 | David Axe
    The Kremlin this summer scrambled to form a new army corps, seeking replacements for 80,000 troops injured or killed in Ukraine and 5,000 wrecked or captured vehicles. ...As Russian casualties exceeded 50,000 this spring, the Kremlin began scraping together fresh battalions by raiding the training and garrison establishment of existing brigades. At the same time, the army announced an initiative to form scores of new regional volunteer battalions—and even offered elevated salaries of up to $5,000 a month. This should come as no surprise. The recruitment drive behind the 3rd AC collided with Russia’s unhappy demographics and conscription practices. Roughly...
  • Russia’s allies China and India call for negotiations to end Ukraine war

    09/24/2022 11:56:30 PM PDT · by Cronos · 36 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 24th September 2022
    Moscow isolated at United Nations assembly, with no major country siding with it China and India have called for a negotiated end to the Ukraine war, stopping short of robust support for traditional ally Russia. After a week of pressure at the United Nations general assembly, Russia’s foreign minister took the general assembly rostrum to deliver a fiery rebuke to western nations for what he termed a “grotesque” campaign against Russians. But no major nation has rallied behind Russia, including China, which just days before the February invasion of Ukraine had vowed an “unbreakable” bond with President Vladimir Putin. China’s...
  • ‘Butcher of Mariupol’ promoted in Russian Army shakeup as ‘sham’ vote continues

    09/24/2022 11:55:29 PM PDT · by familyop · 2 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 24, 2022 | Mary Kay Linge
    Vladimir Putin...named a notoriously brutal replacement...Col. Gen. Mikhail Mizintsev, is the infamous “Butcher of Mariupol” who ordered some of the Ukraine invasion’s worst atrocities — including an airstrike on a maternity hospital and an attack on a theater that was sheltering hundreds of children.
  • Hageman fires back after receiving threatening letter from Wyoming lawyers

    09/24/2022 11:40:46 PM PDT · by NeverCheney · 15 replies
    Hageman for Wyoming ^ | Sept 22 2022 | Harriet Hageman
    A group of Wyoming lawyers has sent a threatening letter to Harriet Hageman, Republican nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives in Wyoming, because she holds a different opinion of the 2020 election than they do. The lawyers barely disguised their threat to file a bar complaint against Hageman if she does not stop exercising her 1st Amendment right to free speech. The letter, dated September 12, 2022, was delivered to Hageman’s home, her law office, and her campaign for Congress, and can be found here. Hageman today issued the following statement: “Make no mistake, this letter is meant as...
  • Woke MSNBC panel taunts Sen. Lindsey Graham's pro-choice views by claiming he's 'never seen a vagina or naked woman,' days after Whoopi Goldberg implied lawmaker is gay

    09/24/2022 11:00:28 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 23 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 24 2022 | MELISSA KOENIG and JANON FISHER
    Woke MSNBC commentator and comedian Judy Gold piled on Sen. Lindsey Graham for his anti-abortion stance, questioning how he can tell a woman what to do with her body when 'he's never seen a vagina -- he's never seen a naked woman.' The wisecrack on the cable channel's news recap show 'The 11th Hour with Stephanie Ruhle,' sent the host and other panelists into fits of laughter at the conservative Republican's expense. Gold jumped in during Friday's episode to point out that an attempt in Kansas to create a state constitutional ban on the procedure failed.
  • Woke Utah elementary school teacher suspended over video bragging that her classroom is 'built for non-white students' is allowed to KEEP her job after school said she didn't break any rules or laws

    09/24/2022 10:58:40 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 17 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 24 2022 | JANON FISHER
    A woke fourth-grade teacher who professed on social media that her classroom was 'built for non-white students' can keep her job after a school district investigation found no 'policy or legal violations.' The teacher, who has not been named, has been suspended since she posted a video of herself talking about her new role at William Penn Elementary School in Mill Creek, Utah in August. 'For the first time in my life I am teaching at a majority white school and I'm kind of interested to see how students and parents react to my classroom or if they even notice...
  • Sure about that, Gavin? California's Gov. Newsom DENIES he'll run for president in 2024 or 2028 during trip to Texas to bash DeSantis and Greg Abbott over migrants

    09/24/2022 10:57:15 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 5 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 24 2022 | ASSOCIATED PRESS and PAUL FARRELL
    California Gov. Gavin Newsom still says he no plans to run for the presidency in either 2024 or 2028, despite continuing to maintain a national profile and running campaign ads beyond the Golden State. Speaking at the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin, Texas - the territory of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, one of Newsom's chief political foils - Newsom was asked about the possibility of running for White House. He responded by saying: 'No. Not happening. No, not at all.'
  • EXCLUSIVE: Matt Gaetz Rips McCarthy’s ‘Commitment To America’ Agenda

    09/24/2022 10:38:51 PM PDT · by Dr. Franklin · 14 replies
    Republican Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz slammed House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s “Commitment to America” agenda in an exclusive interview with the Daily Caller on Friday, focusing specifically on one bullet point that suggests the GOP should subsidize the hiring of 200,000 new police officers through recruitment bonuses. ... “So if you see, like, the third bullet point in whatever this is suggests that the federal government needs to fund incentives for 200,000 new law enforcement. I do not believe in the federal government being excessively entangled in state and local law enforcement. It is not practical,” Gaetz told the Caller....
  • Margaret Thatcher 2.0? British Prime Minister Liz Truss is going big. Her Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng, has unveiled an aggressive program of permanent tax cuts

    09/24/2022 9:54:27 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Powerline ^ | 09/24/2022 | John Hinderaker
    British Prime Minister Liz Truss is going big. Her Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng, has unveiled an aggressive program of permanent tax cuts. The Wall Street Journal likes the plan:Mr. Kwarteng axed the 2.5-percentage-point increase in the payroll tax imposed by former Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and canceled a planned increase in the corporate income tax rate to 26% from 19%. … Kwarteng also surprised by eliminating the 45% tax rate on incomes above £150,000. The top marginal rate now will be 40%.As a percentage of GDP, it shapes up as the biggest British tax cut since 1972. From the Telegraph:As you...
  • Xi Jin Ping’s Absence From Public Eye Ahead of Third Term Bid Sets Rumors Flying

    09/24/2022 9:51:08 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 09/24/2022 | Eva Fu
    Just over a week ago, Chinese leader Xi Jinping embarked on a three-day trip to Central Asia to mark his sphere of influence. He has since been out of the public eye, skipping a high-level military meeting and the annual United Nations assembly.With China only weeks away from the 20th National Congress, where Xi is set to pursue an unprecedented third term, his absence has been long enough to attract attention from keen political watchers, with some even speculating that he has been placed under house arrest.By Sept. 24, Xi Jinping had become one of the top trending topics on...
  • FBI raids home of Catholic pro-life speaker, author with guns drawn as his terrified kids watch

    09/24/2022 9:04:33 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 09/23/2022
    BUCKS COUNTY, Pennsylvania (LifeSiteNews) – A well-known pro-life author, sidewalk counselor, and father of seven was the latest victim of a U.S. Department of Justice-sponsored SWAT raid and arrest — for supposed “FACE Act” violations — at his rural home as his children looked on “screaming.”Mark Houck is the founder and president of The King’s Men, which promotes healing for victims of pornography addiction and promotes Christian virtues among men in the United States and Europe.According to his wife Ryan-Marie, who spoke with LifeSiteNews, he also drives two hours south to Philadelphia every Wednesday to sidewalk council for six to...
  • Federal Judge Strikes Down Mask, Vaccine Mandates for Toddlers in Public Preschools

    09/24/2022 9:04:22 PM PDT · by george76 · 4 replies
    Yahoo ^ | September 21, 2022, | Caroline Downey
    A Louisiana federal judge on Wednesday permanently blocked the federal government from enforcing its mask and vaccine mandates for children and teachers in public preschool. The Head Start program, which provides early education to infants, toddlers, and kids preparing for kindergarten, cannot require that any adults or students in the applicable centers or daycare be vaccinated against Covid-19 or wear masks, U.S. District Court Judge Terry A. Doughty ruled. The regulation applied to children as young as two years old, Doughty noted, both indoors and outdoors during activities that involve close contact with other people. The court rejected the argument...
  • Pro-Crime New York DA Alvin Bragg Gives Rapist Just 30 Days, He Goes On Sex Crime Spree

    09/24/2022 9:00:50 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 09/23/2022 | Daniel Greenfield
    In Manhattan, DA Alvin Bragg, a guy even Soros apparently didn’t want to touch, is giving LA’s George Gascon a run for his money. (Chesa Boudin for the moment is out of the running.) This may be one of the finest examples of Bragg’s work and the entire pro-crime industry.A man accused of raping his teenage relative secured a sweetheart plea deal from Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg — and then went on to allegedly sexually terrorize five people in the Bronx just a month later, The Post has learned.Justin Washington, 25, was promised a plum 30-day jail sentence, along...
  • California Governor Gavin Newsom Seeks to Delete Law That Makes it a Crime to Kill a Baby After It's Born

    09/24/2022 8:55:57 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Townhall ^ | 09/24/2022 | Sarah Arnold
    Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-Calif) has been very vocal about his pro-abortion stance, undermining states that placed restrictions on abortions passed a certain week of pregnancy. In a recent letter addressed to Newsom, bill AB 2223 will change a California law “in a way that radically undermines protection for newborns,” and if signed, “will allow certain forms of infanticide.” Introduced by Assembly member Buffy Wicks, the proposed bill would do away with its current infanticide law which makes it a crime to kill a baby that was born within a year. If Newsom goes ahead and signs into a law, the...
  • The President who raised a CRACKHEAD is lecturing US on MORALS!

    09/24/2022 8:36:51 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 15 replies
    Youtube ^ | Sep 7, 2022 | Buddy Brown
    TRANSCRIPT: [Music] Thank you [Music] So without fail the left has proven that they are still as cringy as Jackson Mahomes twerking at a Kansas City Chiefs game yet. They're still twerking for my older Audience by the way twerking has went well never mind y'all don't even want to know. I'm not going to go into that. I've had a little bit of time to reflect on what America's Soul really is Ever since Biden's speech last week with the red 1930s German imagery going on y'all thought oh boy just selected the wrong background for a zoom meeting....
  • Liz Cheney says she will not remain a Republican if Donald Trump is GOP nominee in 2024

    09/24/2022 7:55:59 PM PDT · by NeverCheney · 128 replies
    CNN ^ | September 24 2022 | Annie Grayer
    Wyoming GOP Rep. Liz Cheney said at The Texas Tribune festival Saturday that if former President Donald Trump becomes the Republican Party's nominee for president in 2024, she will not remain a Republican. "I'm going to make sure Donald Trump, I'm going to do everything I can to make sure he is not the nominee. And if he is the nominee, I won't be a Republican," Cheney said. Cheney also said she will campaign for Democrats to ensure that Republican candidates who promote election lies do not get elected.
  • Fox News Spreading Putin's 'Propaganda and Lies,' Liz Cheney Says

    09/24/2022 7:27:21 PM PDT · by NeverCheney · 67 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Sept 23 2022 | XANDER LANDEN
    Representative Liz Cheney, a Wyoming Republican, criticized Fox News Thursday for having retired Army Colonel Douglas Macgregor, who has made controversial comments about Russia's war in Ukraine, on as a guest. "Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch - Why do you continually put Douglas MacGregor on @FoxNews to spread Putin's propaganda and lies? This is absolutely not in America's interest," Cheney said in a tweet referring to the Murdochs, who control Fox Corporation.
  • Cheney says she won’t vote for Trump-backed Hageman after primary loss

    09/24/2022 7:19:21 PM PDT · by NeverCheney · 66 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/24/22 | JULIA SHAPERO
    Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said on Saturday that she will not vote for Harriet Hageman, the Republican nominee for Wyoming’s at-large House seat, in November’s election. Hageman, who was endorsed by former President Trump, defeated Cheney in the state’s Republican primary in August. “She’s sworn an oath to the Constitution as a member of the Wyoming State Bar,” Cheney told Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith at the paper’s 2022 festival. “And she continues to make the assertion that somehow the 2020 election was stolen … I know that she knows better.”
  • PETA calls for women to go on sex strike against men who eat meat

    09/24/2022 7:08:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 67 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 24, 2022 | Belinda Palmada
    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)’s German division claims devouring sausages and schnitzel is a symptom of toxic masculinity, that it’s killing the planet. The non-profit organization has urged women to go on a sex strike to “save the world”. During Friday’s episode of Sky News Australia’s NewsDay, available to stream on Flash, Laura Weyman-Jones, marketing manager for PETA Australia discussed the ban.
  • Single Mother Goes from Being Homeless to Homeowner

    09/24/2022 7:08:16 PM PDT · by willk · 22 replies
    KCRA ^ | 9-22-2022 | DeNeeka Hill
    — From homeless to homeowner: that's the story of one single mother living in Stockton. After more than four years of living on the streets, Amber Golisano and her son finally have a place to call home. Advertisement "I did a lot of couch surfing. We stayed in a few abandoned buildings, a lot of really nasty hotels or motels more like it," said Golisano explaining what life was like leading up to this moment. She says she felt like she had hit rock bottom after her toxic relationship came to an end. “He used all my money. He broke...