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  • Poll: Plurality Say People Should ‘Continue Wearing Masks in Public’ Even After Being Fully Vaccinated

    05/04/2021 11:29:18 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/04/2021 | Hannah Bleau
    A plurality of American adults believe fully vaccinated individuals should “continue wearing masks in public” even after being fully vaccinated, a Rasmussen Reports survey released Tuesday showed. Over 105 million people in the U.S. have been “fully vaccinated,” representing 31.8 percent of the U.S. population, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) May 3 data. With a growing number of Americans getting vaccinated, the CDC released updated guidance for those individuals, which continues to instruct them to wear masks in certain social settings, despite their status as fully vaccinated.
  • Washington Monument Closes Indefinitely To The Public

    01/25/2021 10:55:39 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 42 replies
    WTOP ^ | 01/25/21
    The Washington Monument will remain closed indefinitely to the public to protect staff and visitors from COVID-19, the National Park Service (NPS) said Saturday. The monument closed on Jan. 11 as part of security measures around President Joe Biden’s inauguration. NPS said they would be keeping an eye on the public health conditions in the D.C. area and other indoor attractions’ operating status to determine when it would be safe to reopen. Along with the Washington Monument, all indoor attractions managed as part of the National Mall and Memorial Parks — such as the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, Ford’s...
  • policy.pasenategop.com

    11/25/2020 9:05:05 AM PST · by CivilWarBrewing · 14 replies
    policy.pasenategop.com ^ | November 25, 2020 | CivilWarBrewing
    Just heard on Bannon's WarRoom that live coverage of the "Public Hearing on Election Issues" can be viewed at the link here: policy.pasenategop.com
  • 'The Reagans' director compares Trump to Reagan, says they both 'manipulate' the public

    11/16/2020 9:27:16 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 24 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 11/15/2020 | Tyler McCarthy
    Tyrnauer pulls no punches in his new Showtime documentary series “The Reagans” in which he explores the life and political impact that the 40th president had on the future of the conservative movement, casting a negative light on the role that his Hollywood ties played in shaping the country’s image of him and Nancy Reagan. “The whole Reagan legacy is a brilliantly confected myth,” he told The Hollywood Reporter in an interview. “The real Ronald and Nancy Reagan are virtually unknown. They learned how to myth-make from the best, who supported them: [Warner Bros. founder] Jack Warner, [legendary gossip columnist]...
  • As coronavirus cases rise, Fauci says public health measures are the way to slow spread

    10/19/2020 6:02:56 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 8 replies
    cnn ^ | 10/19/2020 | Madeline Holcomble
    (CNN)As Covid-19 cases continue to soar across the country, the nation's top infectious disease doctor said following public health measures is the way out of the crisis that has hobbled the economy, claimed thousands of lives and sickened millions. Health experts say the predicted fall surge is here, and rising cases across the US appear to bear that out. The US is averaging more than 55,000 new cases a day, and 10 states reported their highest single-day case counts on Friday. As of early Monday morning, there were more than 8.5 million cases and 219,674 coronavirus deaths in the US,...
  • The Virus May Strike Teachers Unions. What happens when they refuse to do their jobs and it turns out home-schoolers are better at it anyway?

    07/29/2020 5:24:29 PM PDT · by karpov · 41 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 29, 2020 | David R. Henderson
    ... Public schools are dominant because they don’t need to compete for funds. Taxpayers are forced to finance them. If a family decides to take a child out of the local public school, thereby saving the school board the cost of educating that child, the family gets no tax break, no rebate. If a family finds a cheap private school that charges $8,000 in annual tuition, sending the child there makes economic sense only if the family values the private education by at least $8,000 more than they value the public education. That’s a high hurdle for most parents. But...
  • Elementary principal fired after 110 mph chase, crash, DUI charges

    05/25/2020 8:16:42 PM PDT · by twister881 · 37 replies
    wcvb.com ^ | WCVB
    A Lakeville woman was charged with driving under the influence after she allegedly struck a guardrail and then fled from police at speeds faster than 100 mph Tuesday night...Rose Schwartz, 44, was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, speeding, failure to stop for police and negligent operation of a motor vehicle...Schwartz is the now former principal of Chamberlain Elementary in Taunton. A Raynham officer saw a gray Honda SUV driving on Route 138 with its front bumper hanging down and dragging on the pavement, police said. When the officer tried to stop the vehicle, it accelerated to speeds...
  • Taking a picture in public

    03/21/2020 12:41:48 PM PDT · by Dacula · 163 replies
    Self | 03-21-20 | Dacula
    So I was at my local grocery store. I saw a Mom and Son with full 'Chinese Flu' gear. My mental note said, 'Don't be like this'. So the was a picture taken. Public place - GA. I walked around and was soon confronted by the 20ish son. He demanded that I delete the picture. I told him 'NO' I pulled out my copy of the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution. I told him show me where it says that I cannot do this? He called the police and I walked by them and nothing was said to...
  • Poll---Do you think people should be allowed to carry guns in public?

    01/24/2020 9:45:28 AM PST · by mikelets456 · 56 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 1/24/2020 | MSNBC
    Please hit this poll...there is no body just the poll itself on MSNBC. Poll---Do you think people should be allowed to carry guns in public?
  • Mo Brooks to Democrats on Impeachment: ‘Do It in Public’

    10/24/2019 6:03:10 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/23/2019 | Kyle Morris
    Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) targeted Democrats and their impeachment efforts on Wednesday as he delivered a short speech before he, and several other members of Congress, stormed the secret room where House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) has been operating the closed-door impeachment inquiry. “By golly, if they’re going to do it, do it in public,” Brooks said. “Don’t hide it from the American people. Show your face where we can all see the travesty that you are trying to foist on America & the degradation of our Republic that you are engaged in.” Brooks added, “We demand open...
  • Dem Rep. Rouda: Some Impeachment Evidence Will Be Released to Public

    10/15/2019 6:15:19 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/14/2019 | Ian Hanchett
    On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Representative Harley Rouda (D-CA) stated that once the impeachment inquiry process progresses a little further, “you will start to see some of this evidence coming out to the general public.” Rouda said, “As to whether the testimony that was provided today, as well as future and past witnesses, whether that’s going to be released in its entirety or partial parts thereof will be determined by Chairman Schiff and the other chairmen of the committee. But I would suffice it to say that once we get through this process a little bit further,...
  • Federal judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block Obama center construction in Chicago's Jackson Park

    06/11/2019 11:27:18 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 24 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 6/11/2019 | Lolly Bowean
    In a surprising move, a federal judge ruled Tuesday that the city of Chicago was within its authority when it approved the Obama Foundation’s plan to construct the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park. After listening to nearly an hour of arguments on both sides, U.S. Judge John Robert Blakey said the construction to the sprawling Obama Center campus can begin and dismissed the lawsuit filed by environmentalists that aimed to halt it. Technically, the foundation still has to finish a federal review process before it can break ground on the $500 million development. But Tuesday’s decision removed one major...
  • Pelosi: Public Not Smart Enough to Understand Impeachment

    06/04/2019 3:38:53 PM PDT · by detective · 68 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4 Jun 2019 | HANNAH BLEAU
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) recently expressed concerns that the American public is not smart enough to truly understand the impeachment process. The California lawmaker has been hesitant to jump aboard the impeachment train alongside the more “energized” members of her party. Prior to the tumultuous 2018 midterm elections and Mueller report results, Pelosi promised impeachment was “off the table.” “Going into the [2006] election, I said it’s off the table. I didn’t mean it’s off the table if you had some goods. If somebody has information, then we can act upon it,” Pelosi told Rolling Stone. “But from what...
  • Netflix Is Removing Online Reviews In August

    07/07/2018 1:14:05 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 63 replies
    CNET ^ | 07/05/18 | KaitlinBenz
    You'll no longer be able to post written reviews as of July 30, and then in mid-August existing written reviews will be removed. Soon, it'll be a little harder for you to tell everyone what you thought of Marvel's The Avengers. Netflix is removing a desktop-only feature this summer that allowed users to read and write reviews of TV shows and movies on its website. But the shutdown is coming in stages. People will no longer be able to write their feedback on a show, similar to a Yelp review of a restaurant, by July 30. And in mid-August, people...
  • Teachers’ union urges Democrats to run harder against the 2017 tax cut

    06/15/2018 7:02:11 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 26 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 15, 2018 | by David Weigel
    The American Federation of Teachers is urging Democratic candidates to step up their attacks on last year’s Republican-passed tax cuts, armed with voter surveys that find the legislation useful as a way to argue for more public spending. “We’ve found support for an increase in health-care spending, and for an argument that the increase is going to come from tax cuts for the rich,” said Stan Greenberg, a pollster at Democracy Corps who conducted the voter survey for AFT. “They created the vehicle for expanding investment by passing this tax cut.” The survey, conducted with 1,000 voter phone interviews and...
  • Customer Buying Mentos Is Confronted By Off-Duty Cop

    05/09/2018 11:16:57 AM PDT · by semaj · 54 replies
    Channel 35 Fox News ^ | May 8 2018 | Channel 35 Fox News
    BUENA PARK, Calif. (FOX 11) - An off-duty police officer at a service station in Buena Park drew a gun on a man whom he mistakenly suspected of stealing Mentos worth $1.19, video footage shows. Jose Arreola of Bell Flower and his wife believe they were racially profiled and they are now fighting back. The couple went to a Chevron Station in Buena Park on March 16 to withdraw cash from an ATM and to buy some mints.
  • New Jersey superintendent defecated on high school football field (Trunc,)

    05/03/2018 11:21:38 AM PDT · by libstripper · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | MY 3, 2018 | Katherine Lamb
    Full title: "New Jersey superintendent defecated on high school football field 'on a daily basis,' cops say" Text of excerpt: A New Jersey superintendent was arrested Monday when officials discovered he had been defecating on a high school football field “on a daily basis,” police said. Thomas Tramaglini, 42, was charged with lewdness, littering and defecating in public, police said Thursday. The Kenilworth schools superintendent was arrested after surveillance video caught him in the act on Holmdel High School’s football field.
  • 65% Of Public School 8th Graders Not Proficient In Reading; 67% Not Proficient In Math

    05/02/2018 5:55:14 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 80 replies
    CNS News ^ | 05/01/18 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    Sixty-five percent of the eighth graders in American public schools in 2017 were not proficient in reading and 67 percent were not proficient in mathematics, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress test results released by the U.S. Department of Education. The results are far worse for students enrolled in some urban districts. Among the 27 large urban districts for which the Department of Education published 2017 NAEP test scores, the Detroit public schools had the lowest percentage of students who scored proficient or better in math and the lowest percentage who scored proficient or better in reading. Only...
  • 'In God We Trust' Posters to Be Displayed in Arkansas Public Schools

    03/14/2018 7:11:45 PM PDT · by george76 · 41 replies
    Fox ^ | 12 Mar 2018
    Hundreds of posters with the national motto "In God We Trust" will soon be on display in some Arkansas public schools. Despite the objections of atheist and First Amendment groups, a new state law, Act 911, requires schools to display posters with the motto, along with the U.S. and Arkansas state flags, if they are donated. The law says the posters may be displayed in each public elementary and secondary school classroom, library or any public building in Arkansas that’s maintained using state money. State Rep. Jim Dotson (R), who sponsored the bill that became Act 911, appeared at the...
  • How the University of South Florida Managed to Dupe the Department of Education: Part Two

    02/28/2018 4:42:28 AM PST · by Jacob Douglas · 7 replies
    Fox13News ^ | August and September 2015 | Tina Jensen
    Part II: Missed Opportunities As the investigation continues into the Stoneman Douglas High School massacre, we are learning about missed opportunities to save 17 lives. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, accused of "incompetence and neglect of duty", has been asked to step down. Resource Officer Scot Peterson, whose job it was to provide security and crime prevention services to the school, was accused of “hiding” while innocents who did not have his officer training were gunned down. The truth of the matter is that the tragedy at Parkland was facilitated by the omissions of others. This is how we begin...