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  • Democrats press Biden to use ‘existing authority’ to take step toward marijuana legalization

    07/06/2022 10:15:19 PM PDT · by Houserino · 97 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/6/2022 | Aris Folley
    Democratic senators are putting pressure on the Biden administration to use its authority to deschedule cannabis, as a Senate proposal to legalize marijuana faces an uphill battle. Democrats press Biden to use ‘existing authority’ to take step toward marijuana legalization Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and others on Wednesday sent a letter calling on the Biden administration to “use its existing authority to (i) deschedule cannabis and (ii) issue pardons to all individuals convicted of nonviolent cannabis-related offenses.”
  • Taking Aim at DeSantis, Spooked Trump Considers Launching 2024 Bid in Florida

    06/13/2022 9:55:35 AM PDT · by Oak007 · 136 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | Asawin Suebsaeng
    Donald Trump in recent months has been telling confidants that he may launch his 2024 presidential campaign early — and that he’s considering launching it in Florida to stick it to Gov. Ron DeSantis. Trump has kicked around staging a large, flashy launch rally (with fireworks, of course) that would announce his White House bid before the 2022 midterm elections, according to three sources familiar with the matter. People who’ve spoken to Trump say that one reason he’s eying the Sunshine State is to assert his dominance over an ascendant DeSantis, who — if they both run in 2024 —...
  • Trudeau bans guns? Here’s what you need to know

    05/29/2022 7:02:29 PM PDT · by CanadianNewsSource · 31 replies
    Toronto 99 ^ | May 29 | Mark Slapinski
    Is Trudeau banning more guns in Canada? In the wake of another deadly school shooting in the United States, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government want to ban more guns, according to gun rights advocates.
  • VA Tech football player on trial for murder of cross-dressing man

    05/25/2022 10:15:06 AM PDT · by ChipMarne · 57 replies
    The College Fix ^ | May 25, 2022 | Jonathan McGee
    Allegedly murdered Jerry Smith after the pair had sex A Virginia Tech football player begins his trial today for the alleged murder of a homosexual, cross-dressing man named Jerry Smith. Montgomery County prosecutors accused Isimemen Etute (pictured) of murdering Smith, a 40-year-old homosexual man who allegedly presented himself as a woman during a Tinder date with Etute. He pleaded not guilty on May 19 to the charge. His trial is expected to take two days, according to the Virginia judiciary database. The county declined to provide a police report because the case is ongoing. Virginia Tech did not respond to...
  • FBI doing an internal review of possible misconduct in Trump-Russia probe

    05/24/2022 1:33:27 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 85 replies
    CNN ^ | May 24, 2022 | Marshall Cohen
    (CNN)The FBI is conducting an internal review into possible misconduct related to the Trump-Russia investigation, including potentially improper handling of a surveillance warrant that was used early in the investigation, an FBI agent revealed Tuesday in federal court. FBI supervisory agent Curtis Heide testified that an administrative inquiry is underway, and that multiple FBI agents are being scrutinized, including himself. Heide said the inquiry is being handled by the FBI's Inspection Division, which conducts internal audits and can refer any wrongdoing it finds to the Office of Professional Responsibility, which can recommend discipline or even firings.
  • Finland, Sweden to meet with Turkey over NATO

    05/15/2022 11:41:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Hot Air .com ^ | May 15, 2022 | JAZZ SHAW
    We were told to expect a decision “within days” as to Finland applying for membership in NATO, triggering a threatening response from the Kremlin. That estimate proved to be true. This morning, the President and Prime Minister of Finland held a joint news conference where they announced that Finland’s formal application to join the alliance will be submitted this week following a vote in Parliament that is being described as “a formality.” But formally applying is not the same as being formally accepted. While NATO leadership initially announced that Finland’s application would be accepted and approved “quickly,” some analysts are...
  • Worldwide food security at RISK! India, the world’s second largest producer of WHEAT, bans all wheat exports!

    05/15/2022 10:38:31 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 27 replies
    Strange Sounds ^ | 5/14/22 | Strange Sounds Blog
    India, the world’s second largest producer of wheat, has banned all exports with immediate effect after a heatwave affected the crop. A notice in the government gazette by the directorate of foreign trade, dated Friday, said a rise in global prices for wheat was threatening the food security of India and neighboring and vulnerable countries. A key aim is to control rising domestic prices. Global wheat prices have increased by more than 40% since the beginning of the year. Before the war, Ukraine and Russia accounted for a third of global wheat and barley exports. Since Russia’s 24 February invasion,...
  • NATO: Turkey outlines demands on Finland and Sweden membership

    05/15/2022 2:32:55 PM PDT · by FarCenter · 24 replies
    Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Sunday outlined demands for Finland and Sweden which seek membership in NATO in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Speaking with Turkish reporters after a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Berlin, he said that Sweden and Finland must stop supporting terrorists in their countries, provide clear security guarantees and lift export bans on Turkey. According to Cavusoglu, Turkey was not threatening anybody or seeking leverage but speaking out especially about Sweden's support for the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Ankara views the PKK as a terrorist organization. Cavusoglu echoed an earlier statement by Turkish...
  • A golden opportunity arises for Turkey as Sweden, Finland attempt to join NATO

    05/16/2022 2:12:19 PM PDT · by FarCenter · 26 replies
    The war between Russia and Ukraine is following a trajectory that is perfectly in line with NATO’s, or rather the Anglo-American world’s, expectations. It is clear that this war has been brewing for quite some time – the start perhaps dates back all the way to the Barack Obama era. Considering it on a continental plane, the war will include an Atlantic-Pacific showdown. This showdown is progressing not directly and all at once, but gradually. There are two simultaneous objectives in the first stage. Accordingly, the Anglo-Saxon bloc planned and programmed to divide from Eurasia continental Europe, which is thought...
  • HISTORIC: The Most Important Movie Ever Made?

    05/03/2022 8:20:55 AM PDT · by DanRed · 25 replies
    CallOfToday ^ | May 3rd, 2022 | T. Richards
    You may have heard about Dinesh D’Souza’s bombshell new film 2000 Mules, which exposes what really happened in the 2020 election. The movie uncovers never before seen, irrefutable evidence of massive, coordinated election fraud that stole the 2020 election for Joe Biden.
  • (VIDEO) Difference Between Joe Biden & Donald Trump

    04/18/2022 9:44:27 AM PDT · by DanRed · 2 replies
    Rumble ^ | 18 April, 2022 | WeeklyFront
    Biden could never be as strong as Trump, ever.

    04/12/2022 1:00:34 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 53 replies
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  • The Tell All Book that Tells All

    04/03/2022 7:30:41 PM PDT · by JamesSimpson · 36 replies
    For those of you familiar with my work on the Cloward Piven Strategy of Manufactured Crisis, you may be interested to know that I wrote a new book: Who Was Karl Marx? The Men, the Motives and the Menace Behind Today's Rampaging American Left. It summarizes my decades of study of communism and the American Left, and describes what is going on today, how we got here, who got us here, what were their motives and the longest chapter offers some ideas on how to get us out of this ungodly mess.
  • Biden's highest Deputies own Stock in Big Tech Like Intel

    02/14/2022 7:00:38 PM PST · by Rubby Waterman · 5 replies
    An incomplete analysis of disclosures reveals that more than a dozen of Biden's highest deputies were consulted for or currently own stocks in Big Tech like Intel, Amazon, Facebook, Alphabet and Apple. Senior White House Officials, Who have major influence over policy decisions, including Jake Sullivan, Anthony Blinken, Daniel Hornung, Elizabeth Wilkins, Jamie Citron, Andrew Palm-own stock in Intel. While ownership alone does not establish self-dealing, it undeniably can lay the groundwork.
  • The New York Post’s best Bill de Blasio covers from Hizzoner’s tumultuous tenure

    12/29/2021 8:15:08 PM PST · by MtSnowSkier · 6 replies
    ny post ^ | 12/29/21 | Post Staff Report
    The New York Post’s best Bill de Blasio covers from Hizzoner’s tumultuous tenure
  • In the Spirit of Christmas -- What Do We All Agree On?

    12/24/2021 6:14:08 PM PST · by leslied · 53 replies
    I admit it, sometimes I read left-wing blogs to find out what the other side is thinking. Most of it is completely off the rails, but it honestly makes me happy when I can find some areas where we all can agree. So in the Spirit of Christmas, what else do you think most of America agrees on? I'll start: * Everyone hates Jeff Bezos * Most people think it's time to get rid of the penny
  • UK: Another Muslim rape gang busted, 39 men plus three women who allowed premises to be used

    12/03/2021 12:11:55 PM PST · by NewsRael · 6 replies
    newsrael ^ | Dec 3, 2021 | Newsrael
    When the horror of Muslim rape gang rings was first revealed, it was an embarrassing revelation for British authorities, who were found to have neglected their duty to protect innocent children
  • Anti-Zionism, antisemitism does nothing to help Palestinians - opinion

    11/26/2021 1:07:58 PM PST · by JerusalemOne · 12 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | Nov 25, 2021 | MARK REGEV
    Next week’s anniversary of the historic United Nations Partition Plan of November 29, 1947 (Resolution 181) should not only remind us that Palestinian rejectionism prevented the birth of a Palestinian state alongside Israel, but also that those who today advocate an uncompromising militancy are hawking the same damaged goods that have failed the Palestinians so miserably.
  • Wow… Powerful Dem Senator Will Retire Instead of Running For Re-Election in 2022
  • What is behind soaring Covid rates in Europe & how do countries compare?

    11/12/2021 1:33:41 PM PST · by wallup · 24 replies
    wallup ^ | 11/12/2021 | Paulo
    Countries across Europe have seen a surge in Covid cases in the past fortnight, prompting governments to impose fresh restrictions to bring the virus under control. As the Continent heads into the colder winter months, scientists fear that a combination of waning immunity from vaccination and a return to indoor mixing could put health systems under pressure. It follows a summer of mercifully low infection rates across Europe – with many countries lifting Covid measures almost entirely.