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  • ICE Arrests 8 Suspected Terrorists Released by Biden Admin

    06/12/2024 2:13:15 AM PDT · by Sam77 · 5 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11 June 2024 | CATHERINE SALGADO
    It turns out the Biden administration has released potential terrorists with explosive aspirations into America’s interior. Are we surprised? No. Worried? Heck, yes. On June 11, Fox News correspondent Bill Melugin tweeted that a “federal source” confirmed ICE, working with the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force, recently arrested eight Tajikistan nationals who entered America illegally and had suspected ISIS ties.
  • UPDATE: DA: Bystander assisted police officer during shootout

    05/31/2024 5:03:13 AM PDT · by marktwain · 20 replies
    sharon herald.com ^ | May 25, 2024 | Eric Poole
    FARRELL — A “good guy with a gun” reportedly came to the aid of a Farrell police officer during a shootout early Friday morning. “He had a valid concealed-carry permit, he had a gun,” Mercer County District Attorney Peter C. Acker said. “He went to where the police officer was and fired on the suspect.” State police and county district attorney’s office detectives are continuing to investigate the incident, which took place about 12:30 a.m. Friday outside a convenience store along Indiana Avenue in Farrell. Acker said the suspect, identified only as a 49-year-old white man, was undergoing treatment Friday...
  • Complaint: Illegal Memo Lets People Who Fail ID Checks Onto Pennsylvania’s Voter Rolls Anyway

    05/21/2024 3:54:06 PM PDT · by CFW · 1 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 5/21/24 | BY: BRIANNA LYMAN
    Pennsylvania’s State Department issued a directive in 2018 that may allow noncitizens and other ineligible applicants to register to vote in violation of the 2002 Help America Vote Act (HAVA), according to a complaint brought by America First Legal (AFL) and obtained first by The Federalist. HAVA requires a voter to provide a valid driver’s license number — or, if and only if he has no driver’s license, the last four digits of his Social Security number — on his voter registration form. Election officials are then required to confirm whether the numbers provided are valid by checking them against...
  • Gunman arrested after trying to shoot Pennsylvania pastor during church sermon in wild caught-on-camera moment

    05/06/2024 8:03:40 AM PDT · by mikelets456 · 20 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/6/2024 | NYP
    A gunman has been arrested after pulling a firearm on a Pennsylvania pastor over the weekend in the middle of a sermon in a terrifying caught-on-camera ordeal. Bernard Polite, 26, was nabbed after trying to shoot pastor Glenn Germany at the Jesus’ Dwelling Place Church in North Braddock on Sunday afternoon, cops said. A terrifying livestream of the ordeal showed the pastor ducking for cover as the perp brandished the weapon. (Video at link)
  • Retired teacher sues PA borough after he was convicted for putting 'for sale' sign in his truck window.

    04/18/2024 6:38:29 AM PDT · by Carriage Hill · 44 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4.18.2024 | Teny Sahakian
    A recently retired schoolteacher is suing his Pennsylvania borough over a local ordinance after he was found guilty of putting a "for sale" sign on his legally parked car. "We put you in office as judges and state representatives to protect our rights," Will Cramer told Fox News Digital. "And when we see things like giving people tickets for putting a for-sale sign in their car – violating our First Amendment right – it's sad."
  • Appeals Court Upholds Second Amendment Rights of 18-20-Year-Olds

    04/06/2024 6:25:40 AM PDT · by marktwain · 20 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | April 2, 2024 | Dean Weingarten
    On October 16, 2020, a number of plaintiffs, including Madison Lara, the Second Amendment Foundation, and others, filed a lawsuit claiming Pennsylvania law, which forbids 18-20-year-olds from obtaining a concealed carry permit or from openly carrying outside of the home during an emergency was an infringement of the rights protected by the Second Amendment. This was nearly two years before the Supreme Court decision of Bruen. On April 16, 2021, the District Court ruled against them. On April 21, 2021, the plaintiffs appealed the decision by the Pennsylvania District Court to the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. The...
  • Federal appeals court rules Pennsylvania must only count mail ballots with dates, signatures

    03/28/2024 2:25:22 AM PDT · by CFW · 52 replies
    Just the News ^ | 3/27/24 | By Natalia Mittelstadt
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled Wednesday that Pennsylvania may enforce state law requiring envelopes for mail-in ballots to be dated and include the voter's signature. In Pennsylvania State Conference of the NAACP v. Chapman, the plaintiff sued the then-acting secretary of the commonwealth in 2022 regarding Pennsylvania’s decision to void mail-in ballots that are either missing a date on the outer return envelopes or have an incorrect date. Pennsylvania counties were ordered by a lower court following a Republican lawsuit in 2022 to reject undated or incorrectly dated mail-in ballots. The issue was then appealed...
  • Homeless man charged for slaughtering 3 family members in NJ, Pa. after nailbiting police standoff

    03/17/2024 3:57:53 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 24 replies
    Nypost ^ | 03/17/2024 | Priscilla DeGregory
    The homeless man who fatally shot three relatives and carjacked two vehicles in a crime spree in New Jersey and Pennsylvania Saturday has been hit with a slew of charges in both states. Andre Gordon Jr., 26, was charged with murder and other crimes in the Keystone State and he was charged with carjacking and weapons offenses in the Garden State after his violent rampage Saturday. Gordon shot and killed his stepmother Karen Gordon, 52, sister Kera Gordon, 13, and the mother of his two kids, Taylor Daniel, officials said.
  • There are two reports out now, about the participation of Palestinian Authority personnel in terror attacks against Jews. Apparently, some are "police" by day, and terrorists by night

    03/13/2024 1:55:04 PM PDT · by Milagros · 5 replies
    GadiTaub ^ | 13 Mar 2024
    Gadi Taub @GadiTaub1 There are two reports out now, about the participation of Palestinian Authority personnel in terror attacks against Jews. Apparently, some are "police" by day, and terrorists by night. @Doranimated and I discuss the latest. Plus: how serious is the rift between Biden and Netanyahu? @tabletmag's #IsraelUpdate, in cooperation with the @HudsonInstitute. Watch it here: https://rumble.com/v4izqju-martyrs-does-the-palestinian-authority-support-terrorism.html Mar 13, 2024
  • Democrats outline first stage of planned $60 million campaign to win state legislatures

    02/28/2024 6:20:41 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 13 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2/28/24 | Joseph Ax
    The Democratic Party's campaign arm dedicated to state legislative races is investing hundreds of thousands of dollars across seven states in an early salvo ahead of November's election, part of its plan to spend a record-setting $60 million to capture statewide power at a time of congressional gridlock. The targeted states include Arizona, Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and North Carolina – all also expected to be decisive swing states in the presidential race that will headline the Nov. 5 election. Minnesota and New Hampshire are also part of the first significant outlays of 2024 by the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, which...
  • Palestinian Authority and Hamas: Netanyahu's post-war plans are doomed to fail

    02/24/2024 8:55:35 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 20 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/2/24
    The Palestinian Authority (PA) and Hamas on Friday both denounced Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's proposal for the "day after" Hamas, which was discussed by the Political-Security Cabinet on Thursday. .....
  • US appeals court to decide if Pennsylvania mail-in ballots with wrong date still count

    02/21/2024 5:49:06 AM PST · by CFW · 20 replies
    APnews ^ | 2/20/24 | BY MARYCLAIRE DALE AND MARK SCOLFORO
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court must decide if Pennsylvania voters need to put accurate handwritten dates on the outside envelopes of their mail-in ballots for the votes to count, a dispute with implications for this year’s presidential contest. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held oral arguments in Philadelphia Tuesday over a district judge’s ruling in November that even without the proper dates, mail-in ballots should be counted if they are received in time. Ari Savitzky, a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union representing several voter groups, told the court that more than 10,000 ballots in...
  • Why Aren’t Arab Leaders Calling on Hamas to End the War?

    02/17/2024 3:43:23 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    This week, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas called on Hamas to reach a deal to free the Israeli hostages and spare Gaza additional death and destruction. The move was brazen — because while Hamas is distressingly popular among Palestinians, Pres. Abbas (who’s plagued by corruption charges) is not. Either way, it’s a call that the rest of the Middle East’s supposedly moderate Sunni Arab leaders could clearly learn from.
  • Carjacking investigations ends in crash outside Lansdowne police station

    02/06/2024 3:42:50 AM PST · by marktwain · 8 replies
    6abc.com ^ | February 2, 2024 | staff
    LANDSDOWNE BOROUGH, Pa. (WPVI) -- An Upper Darby carjacking ended with a crash outside a police building in Lansdowne Borough, Delaware County early Friday morning. Following the crash, the front courtyard area of Lansdowne Borough Hall had uprooted plants, crashed street signs, overturned bricks, and muddy tire tracks. "It's the center of our town and now it's destroyed," said Lansdowne Police Chief Ken Rutherford whose police department is housed at the building on Baltimore Ave. and Lansdowne Ave. The scenario ended in Lansdowne, but it started a few minutes away in Upper Darby where police say a car accident turned...
  • More evidence that the "Palestinians" literally make up casualty statistics

    01/25/2024 6:22:43 PM PST · by Conservat1 · 8 replies
    EoZ ^ | Jan 25, 2024
    The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics is keeping its own tally of deaths in Gaza that they claim comes from the Gaza ministry of health and the UN. As of today, they are claiming that there have been 25,700 total deaths, of which 12,345 have been children and 7500 women. That would mean that 77% of those killed were women and children, far higher than the 70% that Hamas claims. Here's the problem: the Hamas health ministry has not issued any statistics on the number of women and children killed for over a month. The last time they did, on...
  • Recent poll puts Biden ahead of Trump in Pennsylvania---(Start the cheat! 8 points)?

    01/25/2024 8:52:25 AM PST · by mikelets456 · 73 replies
    WCPT820/Susquehanna poll ^ | 01/23/2024 | WCPT
    2024 Pennsylvania GE: Biden 47% (+8) Trump 39% A new poll from Susquehanna Polling and Research suggests an eight-point edge to President Joe Biden (47%) over likely Republican challenger Donald Trump (39%).
  • COVID Mask Mandates Return to Hospitals in Five States

    12/29/2023 12:55:21 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 39 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 12/29/2023 | Aliss Higham
    Hospitals across the U.S. are reinstating COVID-19 mask mandates as the JN.1 variant becomes the dominant strain spreading throughout the country. Hospitals in California, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York and Washington D.C. have all brought back divisive rules meaning masks are mandatory for selected people in medical settings. The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control has recorded a 10.4 percent increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations across America in the week leading up to December 16. There has been an increase of 3.4 percent in deaths related to coronavirus in the same period. Newsweek has contacted the CDC for comment via email. Mask...
  • PA regulators grant approval for natural gas company to resume drilling after water pollution ban

    12/21/2023 11:19:02 PM PST · by Libloather · 3 replies
    AP via Fox News ^ | 12/20/23 | Ass Press
    A year after pleading no contest to criminal charges, one of Pennsylvania’s leading natural gas companies is poised to drill and frack in the rural community where it was banned for a dozen years for polluting the water supply. Coterra Energy Inc. has won permission from state environmental regulators to drill 11 gas wells underneath Dimock Township, in the state’s northeastern corner - the sweet spot of the largest natural gas field in the United States, according to well permit records reviewed by The Associated Press. Billions of dollars worth of natural gas, now locked in shale rock deep underground,...
  • Pennsylvania Voting Machines Changing Votes Sparks Outrage

    11/08/2023 3:41:57 AM PST · by JonPreston · 10 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 11/7/23 | Anna Commander
    An error with voting machines in Pennsylvania, causing votes to change amid an output print error, is sparking outrage online Tuesday.Officials with the Northampton County Elections Office released a statement Tuesday saying that it appears when voters select "Yes" or "No" for one of the candidates for Pennsylvania Superior Court, the vote is recorded for the other candidate.
  • The Interesting Truth Behind the History of Logging! [youtube video link, PA]

    11/03/2023 11:06:58 AM PDT · by FLNittany · 3 replies
    youtube ^ | 2023 | Lumber Capital Logs
    Discover the Untold Stories of Pennsylvania's Logging Legacy | Dive into the Rich History of Logging in the Keystone State! From Steam Power to the Williamsport Boom, explore how this fascinating industry shaped Pennsylvania's past. Join us on a journey through the heart of lumber history and learn about the innovations, challenges, and triumphs that defined it. Don't miss this deep dive into Pennsylvania's Logging History! VISIT OUR WEBSITE! https://www.lumbercapital.com/