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  • New York Times Begs Court to Dismiss Project Veritas Defamation Lawsuit, Admits to Article Inaccuracies While Under Oath

    01/26/2021 9:21:30 PM PST · by bitt · 17 replies ^ | 1/26/2021 |
    New York Times Reporter Maggie Astor changes her tune, originally said Veritas videos have “solely” unnamed sources but now says they have “many” unnamed sources. Astor said she labelled the videos “deceptive” because she was unable to corroborate the videos on her own. Astor: “I know of Project Veritas and, before writing my articles about the Video, I knew that it had a reputation for publishing deceptively-edited videos and had been publicly criticized many times for doing so.” New York Times legal team cite Wikipedia to justify mischaracterizing Project Veritas. New York Times legal team excused Astor’s article as an...
  • Spanish Model With Down Syndrome Shows ‘There Are No Barriers If You Have a Dream’

    01/26/2021 8:38:36 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 26, 2021 | Jenni Julander
    One girl from Spain is proving that anyone can make their dreams come true, even people like her who were born with Down syndrome. Marian Avila has made a successful career as a model, despite how difficult it can be for people with Down syndrome to find a job. She is leveraging the media attention she’s received to bring awareness to the chromosomal disorder and encourage people to pursue their dreams no matter what. As a child, Marian always dreamed of becoming a model. Not only was she born with Down syndrome, she is only 5-foot-3. Her height alone would...
  • This Biden pick for a top civil-rights job has an ugly history of hate

    01/26/2021 4:56:59 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 26 2021 | Jonathan S. Tobin
    While a Harvard undergrad, Clarke argued in the student newspaper that blacks had greater “mental, physical and spiritual abilities” than whites because of the amount of melanin in their skin, a racist theory advocated by race-baiters like Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam. As president of the Harvard Black Students Association, she invited author Tony Martin to speak on campus, despite his rabid anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial. She then defended him as a “black intellectual who bases his information” — i.e., his anti-Semitic slurs — “on indisputable fact.”
  • Cuomo, de Blasio agree: NYC indoor dining not returning anytime soon

    01/26/2021 12:33:32 PM PST · by conservative98 · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1 hour ago 1/26/21 | Audrey Conklin
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio agree that indoor dining will not return to the city anytime soon, citing a continuous surge in COVID-19 cases. Cuomo said during a Monday press conference that while he plans to ease some New York COVID-19 restrictions starting Wednesday, "the indoor dining in New York City is a New York City-specific condition" and the state is "not at this point contemplating any changes" to the ban. De Blasio, after urging people to stay home if they can and take mass transit if they have to amid harsh...
  • Elliot Page Files for Divorce From Emma Portner

    01/26/2021 10:49:56 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 74 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 26, 2021 | Priscilla DeGregory
    Actor Elliot Page has filed for divorce from wife Emma Portner, new court records show. The 33-year-old “Juno” star — who recently came out as transgender — filed for a contested divorce Tuesday in Manhattan Supreme Court. Portner, 26, a professional dancer and choreographer, publicly supported Page’s decision, saying she was “so proud.”
  • NYT opinion writer admits being paid $265K by Iranian mission to UN: The Times refuses to tell readers that a frequent opinion writer was on the mullahs' payroll and has been arrested

    01/26/2021 8:43:22 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/26/2021 | Thomas Lifson
    An opinion writer who frequently contributed op-eds to the New York Times has admitted to being paid well by the Iranian mission to the United Nations but insists that this did not make him an agent of the Iranian government or influence his writing. Kaveh Afrasiabi is currently under arrest, accused of violating the Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA). For its part, the New York Times, which still claims to publish "all the news that's fit to print," is dummying up, keeping its readers in the dark on the subject, and offering no comment.Ira Stoll of The Algemeiner has the...
  • Ex-CIA engineer tells judge he's incarcerated like an animal

    01/24/2021 10:22:16 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 25 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | JANUARY 24, 2021 | LARRY NEUMEISTER
    NEW YORK (AP) - A former CIA software engineer charged with leaking government secrets to WikiLeaks says it’s cruel and unusual punishment that he’s awaiting trial in solitary confinement, housed in a vermin-infested cell of a jail unit where inmates are treated like “caged animals.” Joshua Schulte, 32, has asked a Manhattan federal judge to force the federal Bureau of Prisons to improve conditions at the Metropolitan Correction Center, where he has been held for over two years under highly restrictive conditions usually reserved for terrorism defendants. In court papers Tuesday, Schulte maintained he is held in conditions “below that...
  • The media are lying about the 1776 Report

    01/20/2021 7:33:56 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 36 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 19 Jan, 2021 | Kaylee McGhee White
    President Trump created the 1776 Commission by executive order last year as part of an effort to counter the leftist narrative taking over our public schools. Unsurprisingly, the commission’s first report has been met with nothing but hostility. Spurred in part by the New York Times’s ahistorical 1619 Project, the 1776 Report seeks to correct some of the central claims made by the 1619 Project’s authors and provide an answer to the Left’s overly negative interpretation of American history. Contrary to what the 1619 Project might suggest, the American Revolution was not fought to preserve the institution of slavery, the...
  • Schumer says Pelosi to deliver Trump impeachment article Monday, triggering trial amid standoff with McConnell

    01/22/2021 9:00:49 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 112 replies
    Fox News ^ | 01/22/2021 | Tyler Olson
    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is sending the article of impeachment against former President Trump to the Senate on Monday, paving the way for a trial. The House of Representatives this month voted to impeach Trump for the second time in his presidency for "incitement of insurrection" after a mob of his supporters besieged the Capitol on Jan. 6 in a failed attempt to stop the certification of then-President-elect Joe Biden's electoral college win. "I've spoken to Speaker Pelosi who informed me that the article will be delivered to the Senate on...
  • Mass Exodus: People in Five States Say Get Me Outta Here

    01/22/2021 8:52:03 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 103 replies
    Mish Talk ^ | 01/22/2021 | Mike Shedlock
    It's easy to guess the states people are leaving. Can you guess the top states where people are headed?Top Outbound StatesTop Inbound States The above numbers are on a percentage basis of inbound to outbound moves, not absolute numbers. The report is from North American Moving Services.Key Takeaways from the 2020 Migration ReportPeople are fleeing California for Texas and IdahoIllinois, New York, and New Jersey are the three states with the most outbound moves. The top five inbound states in 2020 are Idaho, Arizona, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina, with Tennessee overtaking South Carolina from the 2019 results. Florida,...
  • Majority of House GOP reportedly supports removing Liz Cheney from leadership after impeachment vote

    01/22/2021 7:54:11 AM PST · by Presbyterian Reporter · 41 replies
    the week ^ | 1/22/2021 | Kathryn Krawczyk
    Cheney, the No. 3 Republican in the House, was one of only a handful of Republicans who voted to impeach Trump over his role in inciting the Capitol riot. More than a majority of GOP House members have since indicated they'd support ousting Cheney from her leadership spot, while at least two other Republicans have lined up to replace her, Politico reports. At least 107 House members — more than half the caucus — privately support removing Cheney from power, multiple GOP sources involved in the effort told Politico. Meanwhile New York Reps. Elise Stefanik and Lee Zeldin, who defended...

    01/22/2021 5:25:22 AM PST · by Red Badger · 83 replies ^ | Jan 15, 2021 | U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR-04)
    Today, U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04) introduced the Wall Street Tax Act, legislation to create a new tax on financial transactions that would generate billions in revenue, while reducing speculative trading and volatility in the market. “High-frequency traders front-run the market and drive up prices for individuals, pension funds and other value investors,” said Rep. Peter DeFazio. “Some days high-frequency traders trade billions of shares that they sometimes hold for only seconds or less. They reap enormous financial benefits for themselves and their privileged elite investors but add no value to our economy. Congress needs to rein in excessive speculative...
  • BREAKING: GOP Lawmaker Marjorie Taylor Greene Introduces Articles of Impeachment on President Joe Biden

    01/21/2021 7:13:14 PM PST · by bitt · 20 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 1/21/2021 | Jim Hoft
    Freshman Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene filed articles of impeachment on President Joe Biden on Thursday. She made the announcement on Twitter this afternoon. Rep. Greene promised to file charges against the corrupt Democrat last week. Today she fulfilled that commitment. BREAKING: GOP Lawmaker Marjorie Taylor Greene Introduces Articles of Impeachment on President Joe Biden By Jim Hoft Published January 21, 2021 at 4:45pm 1131 Comments Share (2.5k) Tweet P Share Email Freshman Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene filed articles of impeachment on President Joe Biden on Thursday. She made the announcement on Twitter this afternoon. Rep. Greene promised to...
  • Jonas Schwartz to sue SNY: They let me go after race dispute

    01/21/2021 12:55:31 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 2 | Andrew Marchand
    Recently let go, longtime SNY sportscaster Jonas Schwartz plans to file a multi-million dollar retaliation and race discrimination lawsuit against his former network in Southern District Federal Court next week, The Post has learned. Schwartz’s lawyer, Kristan Peters-Hamlin, already has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a copy of which The Post obtained. The EEOC file is a requirement before a suit. Peters-Hamlin confirmed to The Post the plans for the forthcoming Federal Court filing next week and the damages sought. SNIP In the next hour, Schwartz claims he was pulled by Marc Davis, SNY’s coordinating producer,...
  • WELL? Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said she’d file to impeach Joe Biden on Jan. 21

    01/21/2021 9:04:41 AM PST · by MikeyB806 · 38 replies ^ | 1/14.2021 | Mikeyb806
  • Cuomo proposal would raise top tax rate for New York City to 14.7%, highest combined rate in nation

    01/20/2021 4:31:14 PM PST · by lowbridge · 53 replies ^ | January 19, 2021 | Greg Iacurci
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed raising taxes on the wealthy to a combined level of 14.7%, which would be the highest state-and-local tax rate in the nation. The tax increase would raise $1.5 billion for the state, Cuomo said Tuesday in an address unveiling his 2022 budget proposal. The move would be part of a three-pronged approach — raising revenue, cutting expenses and borrowing — to cover the state's historic budget shortfall due to Covid-19, Cuomo said. "New York cannot manage a $15 billion deficit," according to Cuomo, who said the state's largest prior deficit was $10 billion. "It's...
  • Philip Rivers retiring from NFL after 17 seasons, including last one with Colts

    01/20/2021 6:27:38 AM PST · by jerod · 48 replies
    CBS SPORTS ^ | 2021-01-20 | Patrik Walke
    The future Hall of Fame? quarterback is calling it a careerWhile the world awaits what's expected to be a retirement decision from Drew Brees, another NFL legend has opted to make his decision quickly. Philip Rivers, 39, recently noted he'd consider retirement but was also open to returning to the Indianapolis Colts for a second year, if they'd have him. Just over one week after being eliminated from the playoffs at the hands of the Buffalo Bills in an AFC wild-card game, Rivers is instead going to hang up his cleats -- he told The San Diego Union-Tribune -- ending...
  • ESPN’s Dominique Foxworth, Other Doubters Silenced in Buffalo Bills Historic Divisional Win

    01/19/2021 6:30:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies ^ | January 19, 2021 | Gabe Kaminsky
    Bills fans “are people with American flags and dogs,” said ESPN commentator Dominique Foxworth back in December of 2020. Now they’re people whose team is in the AFC championship as well. For the first time since 1993, the year in which they got blown out by Troy Aikman and the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl XXVIII, the Buffalo Bills are headed back to the AFC Championship. It is not merely a miracle or lucky season. The team deserves it. Through the engine of 24-year-old quarterback Josh Allen and veteran wideout Stefon Diggs, the team has risen to the challenge offensively....
  • Murphy Administration Celebrates Final Step Toward Construction of New Portal North Bridge

    01/18/2021 5:08:37 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    Insider NJ ^ | January 14, 2021 | Insider NJ
    TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy, alongside Department of Transportation Commissioner and NJ TRANSIT Board Chair Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, NJ TRANSIT President & CEO Kevin Corbett, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, Congressman Tom Malinowski, and Amtrak Board Chair Tony Coscia, today celebrated the finalization of the Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to construct a new Portal North Bridge. NJ TRANSIT CEO and President Kevin Corbett executed the agreement with the FTA today, which will provide $766.5 million dollars in federal funding for the Portal North Bridge. The new Portal North Bridge, a $1.8 billion...
  • Naked Man Attacks Riders at NYC Station, Dies From Electrocution Amid Brawl: NYPD

    01/17/2021 1:56:58 PM PST · by devane617 · 46 replies
    WNBC ^ | 01/17/2021
    Subway service was suspended in Manhattan on the 2/3 line Saturday afternoon when police say a naked man attacked two people at a staton before suffering from a fatal injury. Authorities say the naked man grabbed the third rail, electrocuting himself, after engaging with the victims on the tracks of a subway line. The incident started just after 3:30 p.m. at the Central Park North - 110th Street station in Manhattan, police said. The suspect allegedly pushed the first victim onto the tracks in an unprovoked attack, police said as part of their initial report. When a witness lowered down...