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  • Joe Biden: ‘Nothing We Can Do’ to Change Pandemic’s Trajectory for ‘Several Months’

    01/22/2021 1:25:11 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 73 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/22/2021 | Joshua Caplan
    President Joe Biden on Friday lowered expectations of his administration’s ability to affect the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the coming months. Biden made the remark during a press conference addressing the signage of two more executive orders: one aimed at increasing food stamp benefits and the other for workers’ rights.
  • Exclusive: Kevin McCarthy Rips Biden’s Push for Amnesty While Americans Struggle in Pandemic

    01/20/2021 8:01:35 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 45 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/20/2021 | Matthew Boyle
    House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy told Breitbart News exclusively on Wednesday morning that Democrat President-elect Joe Biden should drop his push to grant amnesty to every illegal alien in America and instead focus his incoming administration on getting Americans back to work with millions still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic. Biden, who will be sworn in as president on Wednesday at noon, is intending to roll out an amnesty plan on his first day and press Congress to grant the prize of American citizenship to the tens of millions of illegal aliens present in the country.
  • Field of Flags goes up at National Mall - one for each of the 200,000 Americans who can't attend the inauguration

    01/18/2021 5:49:54 PM PST · by fruser1 · 112 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 18 January 2021 | Valerie Edwards
    Thousands of US flags have been placed at the National Mall in honor of the nearly 200,000 Americans who were not able to be present for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. The display, which is called the 'Field of Flags,' is comprised of 191,500 US flags and 56 pillars of light. Images taken on Monday showed the flags carefully placed in rows near the US Capitol. The flags are representative of the Americans who cannot travel to Washington, DC, to attend the inauguration in person due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Ice Cream From China Contaminated With COVID: Officials

    01/17/2021 7:40:09 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 01/16/2021 | Jack Phillips
    Officials in a Chinese municipality said that three samples of ice cream tested positive for the CCP virus, and thousands of boxes were confiscated, according to state-run media. Storage of the ice cream, produced by Tianjin Daqiaodao Food Co., was sealed after samples sent by the firm to a local disease control center last week tested positive for the virus. Officials said that the company’s more than 1,662 workers were placed under quarantine due to the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus—also known as the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Authorities in Tianjin said the company produced more than 4,836 boxes...
  • Alex Azar on Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Coverup of Pandemic: We Learned About the Coronavirus From Taiwan

    01/15/2021 8:29:27 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 01/15/2021 | GQ Pan
    Health Secretary Alex Azar on Thursday reminded Americans of how Beijing, about a year ago, had held back the truth about the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus outbreak, allowing it to turn into a global crisis.Azar, during a speech at conservative think tank Heritage Foundation, said the early U.S. response to the CCP virus was particularly difficult because the virus emerged in China, which, given the nature of the communist regime, “severely limited” outside access to information about it.“Let’s consider when and how the United States became aware of the virus,” the nation’s health chief said. “We learned about an...
  • Honduran migrants head for Guatemala border as police wait

    01/14/2021 5:25:16 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    ABC News / Disney ^ | January 14, 2021 | By MARÍA VERZA
    SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras -- About 200 migrants began walking up a highway toward the border with Guatemala late Wednesday, two days before a migrant caravan was scheduled to depart San Pedro Sula. Some 75 police officers dressed in riot gear waited at a point farther along the highway on the outskirts of San Pedro Sula. One officer said the intention was to stop the migrants for violating a pandemic-related curfew, check their documents and make sure they weren't traveling with children that were not their own. For weeks, a call for a new caravan departing Jan. 15 has circulated...
  • Real Pandemic vs. Staged Pandemic

    01/13/2021 8:05:25 AM PST · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 10 replies
    Internet ^ | today (?) | Found in internet
  • Statement from National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien (True nature of Chinese regime)

    01/11/2021 10:48:26 AM PST · by ifinnegan · 3 replies
    White House ^ | 1/1121 | Robert C. O'Brien National Security Advisor
    In May 2020, the Trump Administration foresaw and declared the death of Hong Kong’s free and open society at the hands of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Last week’s politicized arrests of more than 50 people, former elected officials among them, for exercising their political rights guaranteed under the Basic Law, is the latest of many successive nails that Beijing has driven into the coffin of Hong Kong democracy. In May, the Administration demanded answers from Beijing about the origins of the virus and accused the World Health Organization of enabling a cover up by deferring to the CCP. Just...
  • Khamenei Leaves People Defenseless Against Coronavirus

    01/11/2021 2:36:30 AM PST · by Irannewswire · 1 replies
    eurasiareview ^ | 11Jan 2021 | Cyrus Yaqubi
    In his speech on Friday, January 8, 2021, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ali Khamenei, pointed to a few matters worth elaborating on. Throughout his speech, he made it clear that in Iran, the foremost decision-making authority is himself, and the government, the president, and the parliament are not allowed to decide on major issues. In other words, the people’s will and whatever other officials may express are unimportant to him. Listening to his speech, one would clearly comprehend that Iran is, in fact, a dictatorial country ruled by a dictator named Ali Khamenei and that...
  • COVID Tests Gone Wild—An Epidemic of COVID Positive Tests: Examining the science behind testing, whether the paradigms are effective, and the rationality behind government response to the virus.

    01/11/2021 7:54:50 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    International Man ^ | 01/11/2021 | Dr. John Hunt, MD
    In the setting of COVID-19, almost every country in the world closed its borders, locked down its citizens, and forced businesses to close. Today, most governments still restrict travel, economic activity, and social gatherings.The justification for these unprecedented measures has been a growing number of COVID-19 cases. This has unleashed an epidemic of COVID testing - with PCR and rapid antigen tests as the means of identifying positive COVID cases. Our very own Dr. John Hunt examines the science behind COVID testing, whether the testing paradigms are effective, and the rationality behind government response to the virus.What COVID tests mean...
  • South African COVID variant poses greater risk than UK strain: health secretary

    01/04/2021 5:50:33 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 18 replies
    nypost ^ | 01/04/2021 | Amanda Woods
    The new COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa poses an even greater risk than the highly infectious strain that turned up in UK patients, the British health secretary said on Monday. Secretary Matt Hancock called the South African variant a “very significant problem” in a Monday interview on BBC radio.
  • [Israel] Health minister: ‘Dire’ virus infection numbers require immediate full lockdown

    01/04/2021 5:11:57 AM PST · by EBH · 13 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 1/3/21 | TOI Staff
    Last week Israel began its third national lockdown since the start of the virus outbreak, but the closure has been slammed as ineffective and full of holes, including schools and workplaces remaining largely open and a lack of enforcement. “We will demand a full-blown lockdown for two weeks,” he said. “We need to deal one strong blow to morbidity rates and embark on a new path together.” Calls for a full lockdown also came from a newly formed broad representation of the country’s commercial sector, which issued a deadline to the government that unless it applies the measure within 24...
  • A New Declaration for American Citizens Empowered by an Old Constitution

    01/03/2021 11:46:30 AM PST · by Starman417 · 8 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 01-03-21 | Vince
    In America, January 3rd, 2021 In this, the Declaration of the seventy-five million Americans who sought to have their votes count, who sought to be governed by the United States Constitution, who sought to live free in a nation of laws, we borrow from the words from our Founding Fathers: When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bonds which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them,...
  • Moment speeding car smashes through US border barrier from Mexico - instantly killing the California driver, 27, and nearby disabled vendor, 49

    01/01/2021 7:53:52 PM PST · by blueplum · 51 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 31 Jan 2020 | Lauren Freun and Luke Kenton
    A speeding car has been filmed almost disintegrating as it hit the United States border in footage from the crash that killed the driver and a disabled vendor. The 27-year-old male motorist from Santa Ana, California, was pronounced dead at the scene after crashing into a metal barrier as he attempted to cross into the US in a closed lane at the San Ysidro Port of Entry just after 2pm local time last Tuesday. Security footage shows the moment his car is reduced to a wreck after striking ...
  • How The Generosity Of Strangers Changed This Single Mother’s Life For The Better

    01/01/2021 9:04:36 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 1, 2021 | Jordan Davidson
    Maria Patton, a single mother who was financially caught off guard after she lost her job during the pandemic, finally received a good surprise.While 2020 was filled with unexpected and unprecedented events, Maria Patton, a single mother who was financially caught off guard after she lost her job during the pandemic, finally received a good surprise. For the last nine months, Patton struggled to cover basic expenses, frantically prioritizing which bills should be paid every month. “It’s a constant juggle of creditors and people that I owe money to try to keep my phone turned on and pay my car...
  • Federal stimulus package won’t erase PennDOT’s funding gap or plans for new tolls or taxes

    12/31/2020 1:48:42 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    The Allentown Morning Call Adware Farm ^ | December 22, 2020 | Tom Shortell
    Congressional leaders passed a new stimulus package meant to alleviate the financial pain of the coronavirus, but it won’t cure all that ails PennDOT’s pocketbook. PennDOT press secretary Alexis Campbell said Monday afternoon it wasn’t clear if the relief plan will cover the $600 million funding gap plaguing PennDOT. Early media reports indicate that $10 billion of financial relief could be distributed to the 50 states’ highway systems, though it’s unclear how much would come Pennsylvania’s way. State Sen. Pat Browne, a Lehigh County Republican and longtime chairperson of the Appropriations Committee, said Tuesday that transportation-specific wording included in the...
  • When There Wasn't Enough Hand Sanitizer, Distilleries Stepped Up. Now They're Facing $14,060 FDA Fees.

    12/31/2020 6:25:34 AM PST · by blueyon · 27 replies
    reason.com ^ | 12/30/20 | Jacob Grier
    Distilleries just learned that to cap off a brutal year, the FDA is charging them a fee normally reserved for drug manufacturing facilities. For many American craft distillers, 2020 was already one of their worst years ever. The COVID-19-related closure of tasting rooms and cocktail bars, loss of tourism, and inability to offer in-store sampling slashed their sales revenue and cut them off from their customers. Then this week, just as it seemed they'd made it through the worst of a terrible year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had one more surprise in store: The agency delivered notice to...
  • Disaster in motion: Where flights from coronavirus-ravaged countries landed in US

    04/08/2020 9:37:38 AM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 41 replies
    ABC News ^ | April 7, 2020 | John Kelly and Pierre Thomas
    An ABC News joint investigation with its owned television stations sheds new light on the likely flow of the coronavirus from global hotspots into the U.S. and provides a glimpse the toll the virus has taken on some of the first Americans to interact with international travelers: airport workers. From December 2019 through March 2020, as severe outbreaks cropped up in China and then Italy and Spain, among others, thousands of flights from the hard-hit nations poured into U.S. cities, according to an ABC News analysis of more than 20 million flight records obtained from the tracking service Flightradar-24. While...
  • The Pandemic - TRUTH or FRAUD?

    12/30/2020 8:24:28 AM PST · by high info voter · 16 replies
    Self | 12-30-20 | Wes MIller
    “The Covid-19 Pandemic” ……. is it real? Some people stepped in to help right away! Let's think about it…..(well of course that would go against the MSM and the social media platforms like Face Book, Twitter, Google, YouTube, etc.) Miss-handlers or pushers of the fraud? Things went wrong and questions arose in the events in New York City early on. A tragedy was occurring with the need for hospital rooms and more nursing staff and equipment. President Trump responded with moving a Navy medical ship – The USS. Comfort with 1200 crew members up to Pier 90 in Manhattan, New...
  • China clamps down in hidden hunt for coronavirus origins

    12/30/2020 4:04:50 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | December 30, 2020 | By DAKE KANG, MARIA CHENG and SAM MCNEIL
    MOJIANG, China - Deep in the lush mountain valleys of southern China lies the entrance to a mine shaft that once harbored bats with the closest known relative of the COVID-19 virus. The area is of intense scientific interest because it may hold clues to the origins of the coronavirus that has killed more than 1.7 million people worldwide. Yet for scientists and journalists, it has become a black hole of no information because of political sensitivity and secrecy. A bat research team visiting recently managed to take samples but had them confiscated, two people familiar with the matter said....