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  • Canada: Justin Trudeau Insists on Emergency Powers Despite No Active Protests

    02/21/2022 11:40:02 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 104 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/21/2022 | John Hayward
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insisted at a news conference on Monday that his government still needs the unprecedented emergency powers he demanded this month even though police violently removed the Freedom Convoy protesters from Ottawa and no active Freedom Convoy protests are currently occurring.
  • It’s time to abolish ‘emergency’ COVID-19 powers

    12/17/2021 5:44:57 AM PST · by george76 · 17 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 16, 2021 | Glenn H. Reynolds
    COVID is over. Oh, not with Anthony Fauci. Not with the media. Not with the sour-faced Karens ... But with normal people, especially outside the big urban areas, it’s over. The Atlantic scandalized its readers by reporting ... Where I Live, No One Cares About COVID.. No one cares. ... And with good reason... especially after the experience of the Diamond Princess cruise ship suggested that COVID was a lot less scary than we were told. ... the damages wrought by lockdowns ... have been worse than those wrought by COVID itself. ... People have seen through this, and they’re...
  • New Shephard Live NS18 Live Thread (Shatner)

    10/13/2021 5:39:20 AM PDT · by Islasorna · 63 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10/13/2021 | Blue Origin
    New Shepard’s 18th mission, NS-18, will lift off on Wednesday, October 13, carrying four astronauts, Dr. Chris Boshuizen, Glen de Vries, Audrey Powers, and William Shatner, to space and back.
  • Nolte: This is CNN — Kirsten Powers Endorses Harassment of Kyrsten Sinema

    10/05/2021 10:56:40 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/05/2021 | John Notle
    Kirsten Powers, a far-left commentator at CNN, joined many of her CNNLOL colleagues in justifying the outright harassment of people they disagree with. Referencing the despicable and unhinged harassment of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) over the weekend, Powers tweeted on Monday: When challenged on her despicable support for this appalling invasion which equates to opposing civility, Powers remained defiant. “I’m flabbergasted,” Powers tweeted, “by people who think a US Senator has been harmed by constituents trying to get her to understand how her actions affect actual lives. If she didn’t want to be confronted in a bathroom, she could have...
  • Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont Seeks Extension of Emergency Pandemic Powers

    09/27/2021 8:24:42 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/27/2021 | Dr Susan Berry
    Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) issued a call Wednesday to the state’s General Assembly to convene in a special session to approve an extension of his emergency pandemic powers through February 15. As of September 17, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) rated the state as having a “High Transmission” level with an increase of 17 percent in the rate of new cases per 100,000 from the previous week, but still making the most current number of new cases 126.
  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL (June 25, 2021) *PRAYER*

    06/24/2021 8:37:13 PM PDT · by norsky · 22 replies
    .http://freerepublic.com | June 24, 2021 | Free Republic Intercessors
    Join together with fellow FREEPERS to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Healthcare, Education, Churches, and the Media. I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession, and thanksgiving be made for everyone: for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. ~ 1 Timothy 2:1-2 Religion Forum Threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind.
  • PA Gov. Tom Wolf Faces Ballot Initiative Which Would Effectively Strip Him of Emergency Coronavirus Powers

    05/05/2021 9:19:47 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/05/2021 | Hannah Bleau
    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D), who has implemented some of the most stringent coronavirus rules in the country, will soon face a ballot initiative that would effectively strip him of emergency coronavirus powers. The municipal primary elections are May 18, where voters will face four statewide questions on their ballot, two of which directly relate to the governor’s emergency powers.
  • New York's leading Democrats reach deal to strip Cuomo's emergency coronavirus powers

    03/02/2021 2:50:35 PM PST · by george76 · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | Mar 02, 2021 | Michael Ruiz
    The move comes as the governor is enmeshed in scandal.. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's emergency powers would be limited by state legislators under new legislation, the leaders of the state's Democratic legislative majorities announced Tuesday. They said they had finalized a deal to strip Cuomo of his emergency coronavirus powers. It comes amid growing uproar surrounding his alleged treatment of women and his handling of the deadly coronavirus outbreak in the state’s nursing homes. State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, a longtime Cuomo ally, had at first resisted such measures. But on Tuesday, he joined State Sen. Andrew Stewart-Cousins, the...
  • Putin Instructs FM to Initiate Discussions on Measures to Prevent Insult of Religious Feelings at Int'l Forums

    12/14/2020 6:42:12 PM PST · by marshmallow · 24 replies
    Interfax ^ | 12/11/20
    Moscow, December 11, Interfax - Russian President Vladimir Putin has given the Foreign Ministry until March 1, 2021 to initiate discussions on international forums concerning measures to prevent actions insulting religious feelings of believers and fomenting interfaith enmity and conflicts. The presidential instruction was published on the Kremlin's official website on Friday, following Putin's recent meeting with representatives of religious groups. The Foreign Ministry has also been told "to consider the possible conclusion of international agreements and (or) the adoption of a UN General Assembly resolution on such matters." Ismail Berdiyev, the head of the Coordinating Center of Muslims of...
  • Archbishop Viganò slams US Bishops conference for claiming Biden is second ‘Catholic’ President

    11/08/2020 4:40:07 PM PST · by ebb tide · 23 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | November 8, 2020 | Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò
    Archbishop Viganò slams US Bishops conference for claiming Biden is second ‘Catholic’ President His Excellency, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, has sent the following statement to LifeSiteNews for publication. The world in which we find ourselves living is, to use an expression from the Gospel, “in se divisum” (Mt 12:25). This division, it seems to me, consists of a split between reality and fiction: objective reality on one side, and the fiction of the media on the other. This certainly applies to the pandemic, which has been used as a tool of social engineering that is instrumental to the Great Reset,...
  • It’s past time to pull the plug on Andrew Cuomo’s dictatorial pandemic powers

    10/02/2020 6:28:42 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    nypost ^ | 09/30/2020 | David Marcus
    I don’t mean to alarm the good people of New York, but it’s important that they understand we are living under a dictatorship — with no end in sight. Who’s the autocrat in question? Why, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, of course. Perhaps because his father was governor before him, Cuomo may have grown up thinking of himself as crown prince and now fancies himself a king with unquestioned authority. But the ultimate blame falls squarely on a state Legislature that has now abdicated its duties for the better part of six months. Back in March, our lawmakers in Albany used a...
  • SC AG issues opinion saying local governments do not have authority to exercise emergency powers delegated to governor

    03/27/2020 11:21:38 AM PDT · by buckalfa · 11 replies
    WSPA News 7 ^ | March 27, 2020 | WSPA Staff
    COLUMBIA, SC (WSPA) – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson issued an opinion Friday saying that local governments don’t have the authority to “exercise emergency powers that are delegated to the Governor by state lawmakers.” The following is the full news release issued Friday: South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson issued an opinion today saying local governments do not have the authority to exercise emergency powers that are delegated to the Governor by state lawmakers. Some cities in the state have enacted “stay at home” orders to try to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. However, the attorney general’s...
  • The Paid Soviet Agent Behind Axelrod and Obama

    11/01/2008 8:33:51 AM PDT · by Interesting Times · 51 replies · 3,127+ views
    New Zeal blog ^ | Oct 31, 2008 | Trevor Loudon
    Barack Obama's chief campaign strategist David Axelrod, once worked for a man who was an identified member of the Communist Party USA, a registered agent of the Soviet Union and a paid disseminator of Soviet black propaganda. This man went on to become a key Chicago political fixer who helped elect communist linked politicians including the late Chicago mayor Harold Washington and former US Senator Carol Moseley Braun. This man knew Barack Obama and was a key member of an organisation which endorsed Barack Obama in his 2004 US Senate race. Barack and Michelle Obama were active members of this...
  • SUNY Prof. Nicholas Powers: ‘Seeing Poor White People Makes Me Happy’

    06/27/2019 11:04:19 AM PDT · by gattaca · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 27, 2019 | TOM CICCOTTA
    A professor at SUNY Old Westbury wrote in a blog post entitled “Seeing poor white people makes me happy” that he considered kicking a homeless person in the face because he was a “white boy.”
  • Report:Declassified Docs Will Show That Samantha Power's 2016 Unmasking Efforts Were Related to

    05/25/2019 3:26:27 PM PDT · by bitt · 36 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 5/24/2019 | Debra Heine
    Government documents that will soon be made public will reveal stunning information about former U.N. ambassador Samantha Power's voluminous unmasking efforts in 2016, according to multiple sources. On Thursday, President Trump gave Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify documents from multiple agencies related to surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016. According to investigative journalist Sara Carter on Fox News' Hannity, last night, some of the documents will reveal that FBI "informant" (spy) Stefan Halper recorded both George Papadopoulos and Carter Page, and there is exculpatory evidence on those tapes. In addition to that, according to Carter, one...
  • CNN: All Pro-Trump White Women Are 'Racist,' Benefit from 'White Supremacy'

    11/19/2018 2:41:08 PM PST · by Morgana · 32 replies
    mrcNEWSBUSTERS ^ | November 17, 2018 | Brad Wilmouth
    On Friday's CNN Tonight, Don Lemon hosted a panel discussion of why most white women voted for Donald Trump that was stacked three to one against conservatives. Liberal contributor Kirsten Powers argued that such women must be "racist" because they voted for Trump, while UC Berkeley Professor Stephanie Jones-Rogers argued that women have long benefited from "white supremacy" even while being "oppressed" by white men. Alice Stewart was the exception to the liberal rule. At 11:27 p.m. Eastern, after Lemon began by asking Powers her view, she recalled: "People will say that they support him for reasons other than his...
  • Kirsten Powers: Conservatives ‘Have No Interest in Free Speech’ Under ‘Authoritarian Wannabe’ Trump

    08/18/2018 7:22:40 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 77 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 18, 2018 | Pam Key
    Friday on CNN’s “The Lead,” network political analyst Kirsten Powers said President Donald Trump’s threat to revoke more security clearances after doing so to former CIA Director John Brennan was the action of an “authoritarian wannabe.” Powers said, “Donald Trump doesn’t care, obviously doesn’t care about that. What he cares about is he has been insulted. This is all part of a sort of profile of the authoritarian wannabe and what you expect from despotic countries led more by despots and not led by democratically elected presidents.”
  • Issa expands IRS investigation (Demands Fed Elections Commission contact with IRS)

    08/07/2013 4:29:06 PM PDT · by xzins · 17 replies
    CNN ^ | August 7, 2013 | Dana Bash and Alan Silverleib
    Rep. Darrell Issa's demand follows CNN report of contact between the IRS and FEC House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa demanded Wednesday that the Federal Election Commission turn over records of more than five years of communications with the Internal Revenue Service -- a move that significantly expands the California Republican's ongoing probe of alleged federal targeting of conservative groups. In a letter to FEC Chairman Ellen Weintraub -- a Democrat -- Issa cited CNN reporting on Monday that raises "the prospect of inappropriate coordination between the IRS and the FEC about tax-exempt entities." Among other things, Issa asked for...
  • United Nations 2017 Human Rights Council promises to be the most ironic ever

    01/03/2017 1:30:43 PM PST · by DFG · 7 replies
    michellemalkin.com ^ | 01/02/2017 | Doug Powers
    According to the United Nations’ Supreme Bureaucrat-in-Chief Ban Ki-moon, the purpose of that august body’s Human Rights Council is to serve as… …an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system made up of 47 States responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe. “All victims of human rights abuses should be able to look to the Human Rights Council as a forum and a springboard for action.”
  • 'Is there literally nothing that can shame you?': US ambassador Power attacks Russia..

    12/14/2016 8:21:59 AM PST · by Cronos · 53 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 14 Dec 2016 | Natasha Bertrand
    US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power directly confronted Syrian President Bashar Assad and his Russian and Iranian allies during a UN Security Council meeting on Tuesday with a fierce address. "To the Assad regime, Russia, and Iran, your forces and proxies are carrying out these crimes. Your barrel bombs and mortars and airstrikes have allowed the militia in Aleppo to encircle tens of thousands of civilians in your ever tightening noose," Power said. .."It is your noose," Power said. "Three member states of the UN contributing to a noose around civilians. It should shame you. Instead, by all...