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  • Does America Need a President?

    07/06/2024 9:44:24 AM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 73 replies
    The New York Times ^ | July 5, 2024 | Ross Douthat
    As the belief that Joe Biden is fully equipped to be president dissolves like mist on a Delaware morning, some of his defenders have fallen back on the idea that the American presidency is not really a man but a team. “I would take Joe Biden on his worst day at age 86 — so long as he has people around him like Avril Haines, Samantha Power, Gina Raimondo supporting him — over Donald Trump any day,” a former homeland security secretary, Jeh Johnson, said on MSNBC a few days ago. Don’t think of this as the Biden presidency, in...
  • Bolivian President outlines scope of partnership with Russia

    06/26/2024 6:02:50 PM PDT · by hardspunned · 20 replies
    MercoPress ^ | 6/12/24 | MercoPress
    Bolivian President Luis Arce Catacora reviewed with his Russian colleague Vladimir Putin the joint lithium and nuclear projects with which the South American country consolidates its position from a geopolitical and strategic viewpoint given the presence of Iranian facilities and equipment. Arce told reporters in La Paz Tuesday that all these matters were discussed during his recent meeting with the Russian leader in St. Petersburg on the occasion of the International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in the former imperial capital. According to Arce, the project involving Russia's Uranium One company regarding direct lithium extraction in Bolivian salt flats “must start operating...
  • A New Chinese Megaport in South America Is Rattling the U.S.

    06/12/2024 10:39:14 PM PDT · by blueplum · 24 replies
    Wall Street Journal via msn ^ | 12 Jun 2024 | Ryan Dubé, James T. Areddy
    CHANCAY, Peru—In this serene town on South America’s Pacific coast, China is building a megaport that could challenge U.S. influence in a resource-rich region that Washington has long considered its backyard.... ...The U.S. worries that China’s control over what could become South America’s first true global commercial hub will allow Beijing to further strengthen its grip over the region’s resources, deepen its influence among America’s closest neighbors and eventually plant its military nearby.... Peru’s Foreign Minister Javier González-Olaechea said...“The United States is present almost everywhere in the world with a lot of initiatives, but not so much in Latin America,”...
  • 'Kill the Jews': Arab mob attacks pro-Israel rally in Illinois

    05/26/2024 12:09:56 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 56 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/5/24
    Arab mob crashes pro-Israel rally in Illinois, torching Israeli flag, attacking demonstrators, and calling for massacre of Jews. Extinguished X link.
  • Hardline Iranian parliamentarian and member of Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Javad Karimi Ghodousi tweeted on April 22 implying that if granted permission, Iran could test its first nuclear weapon within one week.

    04/22/2024 4:50:03 PM PDT · by hardspunned · 51 replies
    Institute for the Study of War ^ | 4/22/24 | Kathryn Tyson
    Hardline Iranian parliamentarian and member of Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Javad Karimi Ghodousi tweeted on April 22 implying that if granted permission, Iran could test its first nuclear weapon within one week.[17] Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Deputy Chairman Shahriar Heydari stated on April 22 in response to Karimi Ghodousi’s tweet that Iran has no ”intention” to build or use nuclear weapons.[18] Heydari cited Khamenei’s 2003 fatwa as the reason Iran is not seeking to acquire or use nuclear weapons. Heydari stated that Karimi Ghodousi's tweet may have been taken out of context.
  • The Historic Deal that Will Prevent Iran from Acquiring a Nuclear Weapon... thanks to this nuclear deal, Iran must reduce its stockpile of uranium by 98%, significantly below..level needed to create a bomb.

    04/02/2024 7:58:32 AM PDT · by daniel1212 · 21 replies
    obamawhitehouse.archives ^ | obamawhitehouse
    Currently, Iran has a uranium stockpile to create 8 to ten nuclear bombs. But thanks to this nuclear deal, Iran must reduce its stockpile of uranium by 98%, and will keep its level of uranium enrichment at 3.67% — significantly below the enrichment level needed to create a bomb. On January 16, 2016, the International Atomic Energy Agency verified that Iran has completed the necessary steps under the Iran deal that will ensure Iran's nuclear program is and remains exclusively peaceful. Before this agreement, Iran's breakout time -- or the time it would have taken for Iran to gather enough...
  • Putin Is Left With Egg on His Face After ISIS Provides Evidence It Carried Out the Moscow Attack

    03/23/2024 4:20:57 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 212 replies
    Red State ^ | 03/23/2024 | Bonchie
    In the face of rampant skepticism, ISIS has now provided photographic evidence it was behind the massacre at a Moscow concert hall. The attack occurred on Friday evening, with gunmen entering the Crocus City Hall with AK-style weapons and explosives. Terrifying videos of the ordeal were made public showing people being gunned down in cold blood as others hid behind barriers. Russian FSB forces eventually arrived with the building already in flames. (WARNING: GRAPHIC) Watch Video HERE CLICK ABOVE ARTICLE LINK FOR THE VIDEO Within hours ISIS put out a statement of responsibility through its propaganda outlet, Amaq News Agency....
  • ISIS claims responsibility for attack in Moscow

    03/22/2024 2:40:07 PM PDT · by USA-FRANCE · 179 replies
    The Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist organization claimed responsibility for Friday's attack at a concert hall in Moscow in which at least 40 people were killed and 100 injured.
  • The Golden Age of American Jews Is Ending

    03/04/2024 6:28:53 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 119 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 03 04 2024 | Franklin Foer
    Stacey Zolt Hara was in her office in downtown San Francisco when a text from her 16-year-old daughter arrived: “I’m scared,” she wrote. Her classmates at Berkeley High School were preparing to leave their desks and file into the halls, part of a planned “walkout” to protest Israel. Like many Jewish students, she didn’t want to participate. It was October 18, 11 days after the Hamas invasion of southern Israel. Zolt Hara told her daughter to wait in her classroom. She was trying to project calm. A public-relations executive, Zolt Hara had moved her family from Chicago to Berkeley six...
  • Black August uplifted as alternative Black History Month

    08/25/2022 5:56:44 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 50 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | August 25, 2022 | By ALMAZ ABEDJE
    WASHINGTON (AP) — For Jonathan Peter Jackson, a direct relative of two prominent members of the Black Panther Party, revolutionary thought and family history have always been intertwined, particularly in August. That’s the month in 1971 when his uncle, the famed Panther George Jackson, was killed during an uprising at San Quentin State Prison in California. A revolutionary whose words resonated inside and out of the prison walls, he was a published author, activist and radical thought leader. To many, February is the month dedicated to celebrating Black Americans’ contributions to a country where they were once enslaved. But Black...
  • Assaults on NYPD escalate to record-breaking totals in latest anti-cop sentiment: ‘Full-blown epidemic’

    02/13/2024 2:15:48 PM PST · by Ronaldus Magnus III · 28 replies
    City cops are getting beaten at a record-setting pace — a disturbing and dangerous trend fueled by radical protests, an influx of criminal migrants, bail reform, anti-cop rhetoric and soft-on-crime prosecutors, experts told The Post.
  • NEWS Obama repealed this 1948 act so he could flood our media with endless propaganda…

    02/13/2024 6:52:10 AM PST · by Red Badger · 32 replies
    Revolver ^ | 13 February 2024 | Staff
    Peeling back the layers of the Obama era is like opening Pandora’s box and finding out it’s deeper than we thought. Obama might have slithered out of the White House without a flashy “legacy” tag, but he sure did leave a mess. It’s as if he was the Dems and Deep State’s MVP, playing a long game we’re still trying to wrap our heads around. He wasn’t just about making policy changes; he was on a mission to infiltrate every corner of our sacred institutions and flip them inside out for his—and their—advantage. Just look what he did by weaponizing...
  • Russia masses over 40,000 soldiers, heavy armor near Kupyansk, hinting at plans for further advances

    02/02/2024 9:10:32 AM PST · by Mariner · 63 replies
    The New Voice of Ukraine via Yahoo ^ | February 2nd, 2024 | The New Voice of Ukraine
    The Russian military has concentrated about 40,000 troops, more than 500 tanks, and 650 armored combat vehicles near Kupyansk, Illya Yershash, the head of the press service of the Khortytsia operational and strategic troop grouping, said on national television on Feb. 2.In the Lyman-Kupyansk sector of the front, Ukrainian defenders eliminated more than 228 troops and 75 pieces of weapons, including tanks and infantry fighting vehicles, video surveillance systems, and various types of field electronic warfare equipment.The U.S.-based Institute for the Study of War said on Jan. 21 that Russian forces had advanced along the Kupyansk-Svatove-Kreminna line and captured Krokhmalne...
  • No changes planned to William Penn statue in Philly, park service says

    01/08/2024 6:22:30 PM PST · by lightman · 40 replies
    Pennlive ^ | 8 January A.D. 2024 | Paul Vigna
    Independence National Historical Park has withdrawn the review of a draft proposal to rehabilitate Welcome Park and closed the public comment period, the National Park Service (NPS) said Monday. The preliminary draft proposal, which was released prematurely and had not been subject to a complete internal agency review, is being retracted. No changes to the William Penn statue are planned, according to the press release, which continued: “The National Park Service remains committed to rehabilitating Welcome Park as the nation prepares to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence in 2026. Upon completion of all the necessary internal...
  • Gov. Hochul vows crackdown on shoplifting scourge as NY businesses plead for help

    01/08/2024 6:43:07 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 42 replies
    NY Post ^ | 01/08/2024 | Carl Campanile
    Gov. Kathy Hochul will pledge to crack down on retail theft as part of her 2024 policy agenda, The Post has learned — as fed-up New York business owners continue to plead for help with the shoplifting scourge. Merchants are turning up the heat on Hochul and the Democratic-led state Legislature, calling for stiffer penalties against serial offenders wreaking havoc in their stores. “We’re going to continue living this nightmare if legislators don’t fix this mess,” said Nelson Eusabio of the National Supermarket Association and part of the coalition Collective Action to Protect Our Stores (CAP). Lawmakers representing 213 districts...
  • California Pizza Hut franchises announce layoffs of delivery drivers before new $20 minimum wage: report

    12/26/2023 1:46:39 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 52 replies
    Fox Business News ^ | December 26, 2023 2:56pm EST | Louis Casiano
    Multiple Pizza Hut franchises in California are planning to lay off delivery drivers as the restaurant chain braces for an increase in the minimum wage for fast food workers next year. Several Pizza Hut operators filed notices to comply with the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act saying they were discontinuing their delivery services. “PacPizza, LLC, operating as Pizza Hut, has made a business decision to eliminate first-party delivery services and, as a result, the elimination of all delivery driver positions,” a federal WARN Act notice filed by the fast-food operator with the state’s Employment Development Department said, Business Insider...
  • Boy, 13, accused of planning mass shooting at Ohio synagogue

    12/14/2023 9:45:36 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/14/2023 | SARAH FORTINSKY
    A 13-year-old boy was accused of planning a mass shooting at an Ohio synagogue, according to court documents cited in local news reports. The reports said the boy, who has not been publicly named because he’s a minor, now faces juvenile misdemeanor charges of inducing panic and of disorderly conduct. He is set to go to trial on Dec. 20 in Stark County Family Court. In the court documents, law enforcement officials claimed the boy “did create a detailed plan to complete a mass shooting at the Temple Israel on the Discord platform,” which is an online platform for group...
  • Social Engineering Defeats Combat Capabilities

    12/04/2023 2:19:02 PM PST · by Retain Mike · 8 replies
    many | Dec 04 2023 | Self
    Obama’s defense department announcement on December 3 of 2015 allowing women in combat followed repeal of DADT. Defense secretary Ash Carter contended the decision followed a long period of study and vigorous debate. However, he managed through premeditated ignorance to find only those mutually supportive creatures that serve social agendas bringing future needless devastation to those who serve. The narrative results from the links which I hope are comprehensive, well chosen, and more important than the narrative.Most of the points highlighted about women in combat arose first when the decision was made to do away with DADT. Subsequently, the LGBTQ,...
  • Capitol Police clash with group protesting 'violently' outside DNC

    11/15/2023 7:33:09 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 47 replies
    abcnews.go.com ^ | November 16, 2023 | Luke Barr and Stephanie Guerilus
    Capitol Police said they are working to "keep back" 150 people who are "illegally and violently" protesting outside of the Democratic National Committee in Washington, D.C. They said they were making arrests but didn't say how many. It appears, based on social media postings, that protesters are calling for a cease-fire in the Middle East.
  • Police lock down kosher dining hall at University after threats to kill Jewish students ...Users posting on an anonymous forum said: 'If you see a jewish ‘person’ on campus follow them home and slit their throats' [Cornell]

    10/31/2023 9:45:03 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 40 replies
    The Jewish Chronicle ^ | OCTOBER 30, 2023 13:43 | BY ELIANA JORDAN
    The FBI has been alerted after death threats were made against Jewish students at a prestigious US university from users operating under names including “jew jenocide" and "hamas warrior", Antisemitic posts calling for violence against Jewish students at Cornell University, in Ithaca, New York, were published on a forum for members of the institution's fraternities and sororities over the weekend, local media reported. Cornell has more Jewish students than any other Ivy League university - around 2,500. Police are now stationed outside a US university's Jewish centre after the messages, accompanied by headlines including “jewish people need to be killed”...