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  • California's new crypto bill gets vetoed by governor Newsom [pigs fly: Newsome vetoes a regulation bill!]

    09/26/2022 9:25:12 PM PDT · by catnipman · 4 replies
    kitco ^ | 9/26/2022 | Jordan Finneseth
    California Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed a bill crafted to create a licensing and regulatory framework for cryptocurrency firms in the state, Under the bill, crypto companies wishing to serve California residents would be required to first receive a license to do so, and it would have also formally adopted new rules governing stablecoins. This includes a requirement that licensed companies only engage with bank-issued stablecoins, which must remain 100% backed by reserves.
  • Courts Rule for ATF “Final Rule” Using Commercial Sale Loophole

    09/19/2022 4:56:42 AM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | September 14, 2022 | Dean Weingarten
    Two different federal courts, in two different Circuit Courts of appeal, have refused to grant preliminary injunctions against the implementation of the ATF “Final Rule.” The Final Rule completely changes the definition of a firearm in Federal law. On August 23, in the United States Court for the Eastern District of North Dakota, in the Eighth Circuit, Judge Peter D. Welte refused to grant a preliminary injunction against the massive changes to federal law proposed in the “Final Rule” put forward by the Biden Administration, through the ATF.On August 24, 2022, the District Court for the Galveston Division of the...
  • New York Poised to Strengthen Oversight of Nonpublic Schools

    09/17/2022 6:18:20 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 19 replies
    AP ^ | 9/12/22 | Carolyn Thompson
    New York is poised to strengthen its oversight of private and religious schools following years of complaints that thousands of children are graduating from ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools lacking basic academic skills, including the ability to read English. A Board of Regents committee unanimously approved guidelines Monday to make sure instruction at the state’s private and religious schools is equivalent to that of its public schools. The rules would apply to all of New York’s 1,800 nonpublic schools but would have the greatest impact on the ultra-Orthodox schools, called yeshivas, some of which provide rigorous religious instruction but little or no...
  • Court Strikes Down “Quarantine Camp” Regulation in New York State

    07/19/2022 4:57:16 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 38 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 19 Jul, 2022 | Bobbie Anne Flower Cox
    We have had a tremendous victory here in New York: a Supreme Court Judge has struck down Governor Kathy Hochul’s forced quarantine regulation! On July 8, 2022, Judge Ronald Ploetz ruled that the “Isolation and Quarantine Procedures” regulation is unconstitutional and “violative of New York State law as promulgated and enacted, and therefore null, void and unenforceable as a matter of law.” Shockingly, New York’s Governor, Kathy Hochul, and Attorney General, Letitia James, plan to appeal the decision. Yes, that’s right…the Governor and AG, both unabashedly support quarantine camps! One would think that this fact, in and of itself, would...
  • Change of Term “Engaged in the Business” for Federal Firearms Law

    07/18/2022 4:41:00 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | July 11, 2022 | Dean Weingarten
    On June 25th, 2022, the gun control compromise was placed into law. The legislation was initiated in the Senate and passed so fast it was unlikely to have been read by most of the representatives and senators voting for it. It will likely be years before all the changes made in the bill are understood in their effect on the administration of firearms law in the United States. One of the ways the bill was sold was by claiming it calls for “clarifying the definition of federally licensed firearms dealer“.The objective has not been achieved. The bill changed the definition...
  • The U.S. Department of Education Releases Proposed Changes to Title IX Regulations, Invites Public Comment

    proposed changes to the regulations that help elementary and secondary schools and colleges and universities implement this vital legislation... ... ... . The proposed amendments will restore crucial protections for students who are victims of sexual harassment, assault, and sex-based discrimination – a critical safety net for survivors that was weakened under previous regulations. The ...... ...proposed regulations.... will advance educational equity and opportunity for women and girls across the country to ensure that every student in America, ...... ....from kindergarten through a doctorate degree,.. can achieve her dreams.. . The proposed regulations will advance Title IX's goal of ensuring...
  • U.S. Supreme Court delivers a major win for the reliability and affordability of the electric grid. ( Colorado mentioned ).

    06/30/2022 5:31:21 PM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    American Experiment ^ | June 30, 2022 | Isaac Orr
    Today the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in West Virginia vs. EPA, ruling that the Clean Air Act did not specifically authorize the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Now, any greenhouse gas regulations would need specific authorization from Congress. At issue was the Clean Power Plan (CPP), an EPA regulation promulgated by the Obama administration which mandated that existing coal and natural gas power plants reduce their carbon dioxide emissions. There were many problems with this regulation, some of them were legal, and some of them were practical. Legally Speaking.. The...
  • After Promising To Regulate American Oil Out Of Business, Biden Asking Them To Magically Lower Prices: Is everyone enjoying a small taste of the Green New Deal?

    06/15/2022 8:34:02 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 06/15/2022 | David Harsanyi
    Democrats have spent decades warning that the United States must stop using the most efficient and affordable energy sources or it will be consumed by heat waves, fireballs, and cataclysmic weather events. Every flood, every hurricane—every natural event, really—is now blamed on climate change. We have burdened our children with an irrational dread over their future. Then again, many in The Cult of Malthus won’t even have children. So, why, if we’re on the precipice of this apocalypse, if saving the planet trumps every other concern, is Joe Biden begging everyone to drill? On the days Democrats aren’t blaming Putin...
  • The FDA Was Making It Difficult For Moms To Get Baby Formula Long Before The Supply Chain Imploded

    05/12/2022 12:49:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | Madeline Osburn
    The formula shortage is finally bringing attention to the FDA’s labeling games that have angered many moms for years.Months after distressed moms have been vocally upset and concerned about the baby formula shortage, the media is finally starting to ask, how could this happen? The short answer is lockdown supply chains and the shutdown of one of the country’s largest formula plants in Michigan over an alleged bacterial outbreak. The long answer is that, unlike the problem of sky-rocketing lumber prices or your West Elm furniture stuck on cargo ships, this crisis is intertwined with an already highly regulated industry...
  • Globalist Reveals the Plan: Global Digital Currency, Social Credit Score Coming Your Way

    04/07/2022 6:37:23 PM PDT · by CatSalgado32 · 8 replies
    Pro Deo et Libertate on Substack ^ | April 4, 2022 | Catherine Salgado
    A Bitcoin for your thoughts? Globalist Pippa Malmgren said the quiet part out loud at the World Government Summit when she stated that soon the world will be using “digital” currency, which will be “sovereign” and record “every single transaction.” Malmgren said, “Most people think that digital money is crypto and private, but what I see are superpowers introducing digital currency—the Chinese were the first, the US is on the brink.” Ah, yes, the Chinese Communist Party, which is committing ethnic-based genocide and using a social credit score to prevent political dissidents from functioning in society! Makes sense why Malmgren...
  • Where The World Regulates Cryptocurrency: Where are Cryptos Regulated, Absolutely Banned and Unregulated?

    03/19/2022 9:23:05 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Trade For Profit ^ | 03/19/2022
    Some countries declare Bitcoin to be official legal tender while others announce outright bans on cryptocurrency. The world map below, created by Statista's Katharina Buchholz - based on data collected by the Law Library of the U.S. Congress - shows where countries have been trying to stop the cryptocurrency hype and where crypto has been given more or less free reign.You will find more infographics at StatistaOne example of a country embracing cryptocurrency is El Salvador, where Bitcoin was declared an official currency in September of 2021 by populist president Nayib Bukele. The country also taxes and otherwise regulates cryptocurrency....
  • Crypto Corner: Is A Biden Executive Order Imminent? Government Regulation is on the Horizon

    03/04/2022 8:54:53 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    With the conflict between Russia and Ukraine dominating the recent news cycle, it’s likely you’ve been hearing more and more about cryptocurrency. Countries around the globe have imposed sanctions on Russia and frozen accounts of oligarchs. This has sent the Russian Ruble into a tailspin. When fiat currency is in decline, people ad business will search out other means of payment.As a result, we’ve seen cryptocurrencies used to supplement fiat currency as well as to aid Ukraine through large donations of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Polkadot. The crisis in Ukraine has only aided in the adoption of cryptocurrency and the trend...
  • Under Biden Plan,The IRS Would Know a Lot More About Your Bank Accounts (report every single transaction in our out of accounts over $600)

    08/31/2021 10:21:12 PM PDT · by Sequoyah101 · 80 replies
    Forbes ^ | April 28, 2021 | Guinevere Moore
    Simply put, the American Families Plan calls for banks and other financial institutions to report more than just a taxpayer’s interest earned, capital gains and losses. Banks and other financial institutions would also be required to report “aggregate account outflows and inflows.” In other words, the IRS will know about all of your bank accounts, whether you earned income on that account or not, how much is in the account in a given year, and how much was transferred in and out of the account.
  • Colorado Is Sure It Can Expand Highways While Also Meeting Climate Goals. History Suggests That’ll Be A Tough Climb

    06/15/2021 2:58:05 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 29 replies
    Colorado Public Radio News ^ | May 19, 2021 | Nathaniel Minor
    Jesus Torres can see a lot from his perch in the cab of a tanker truck. Cars with blown tires on the side of the pothole-scarred roads. Overturned tankers on exit ramps curved too sharply for large modern trucks to handle. And more often than not, red tail lights snaking into the distance. “They need to add more lanes to all the highways,” he said on a recent morning on Interstate 270 just after leaving the Phillips 66 terminal in Commerce City. Far too often, Torres said, accidents on this highway through Colorado’s industrial center will cause long delays that...
  • The Census Rewarded Red States, But Democrats Are Scheming To Reverse That

    05/07/2021 9:27:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 7, 2021 | Chuck DeVore
    States that consistently grew faster than the national average over the past ten years are in line to gain representation in Congress. Democrats will work to undermine people's vote with their feet.The U.S. Census Bureau released its once-in-a-decade national census on April 26. Most of the discussion about the census has focused on states losing or gaining seats in the U.S. House, a process known as reapportionment.For the 2022 midterms, seven states will be down one member of the House: California, Illinois, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Colorado, Florida, Montana, North Carolina, and Oregon each gained one...
  • Evolving With Big Tech: Facebook’s New Campaign Should Have Free Speech Advocates Nervous ( Jonathan Turley )

    05/04/2021 11:43:39 AM PDT · by george76 · 10 replies
    Jonathan Turley ^ | May 3, 2021 | Jonathan Turley
    In 1964, Stanley Kubrick released a dark comedy classic titled “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.” The title captured the absurdity of getting people to embrace the concept of weapons of mass destruction. The movie came to mind recently with the public campaign of Facebook calling for people to change her attitudes about the Internet and rethink issues like “content modification” – the new Orwellian term for censorship. The commercials show people like “Joshan” who says that he was born in 1996 and grew up with the internet.” Joshan mocks how much computers...
  • 'Full-blown assault' on free expression: Inside the comprehensive Liberal bill to regulate the internet (Canada)

    04/29/2021 7:53:45 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 8 replies
    National Post ^ | 04 29 2021 | Tristin Hopper
    After more than 25 years of Canadian governments pursuing a hands-off approach to the online world, the government of Justin Trudeau is now pushing Bill C-10, a law that would see Canadians subjected to the most regulated internet in the free world. Although pitched as a way to expand Canadian content provisions to the online sphere, the powers of Bill C-10 have expanded considerably in committee, including a provision introduced last week that could conceivably allow the federal government to order the deletion of any Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or Twitter upload made by a Canadian. In comments this week, NDP...
  • American Farmers Shouldn’t Need Permission from the US Army to Grow Crops

    04/01/2021 11:05:13 AM PDT · by tbw2 · 15 replies
    Foundation for Economic Education ^ | April 1, 2021 | Tony Francois
    For nearly a decade, California farmer Jack LaPant was the target of an investigation and prosecution by the United States Army, who alleged that LaPant violated the Clean Water Act by growing a wheat crop to feed his cattle. Earlier this year, LaPant was able to settle the case to get the Army out of his hair, but the settlement required him to give the Army more than $1 million in money and land value. This, despite the fact that the government never proved a single allegation in court.
  • Texas governor calls for probe into power grid operator ERCOT

    02/17/2021 6:56:33 AM PST · by Red Badger · 61 replies
    CNBC ^ | TUE, FEB 16 20218:24 PM EST | Staff
    Brian Sullivan reports a combination of factors such as a colder-than-expected storm, an industry unprepared for winter weather and a shortage of energy and wind power have created the massive power and water shortage in Texas. Texas also relies on nonprofit, Electric Reliability Council of Texas for its electric power grid, unlike other areas in the U.S., which is problematic. He joins Shep Smith to discuss. VIDEO AT LINK.....................
  • FLASHBACK – Jimmy Carter 1977: Set Winter Thermostat to 55 Degrees Overnight

    02/01/2021 12:40:22 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 86 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 23, 2019 | bert Kraychik
    FLASHBACK – Jimmy Carter 1977: Set Winter Thermostat to 55 Degrees Overnight As president, Jimmy Carter advised Americans to set their thermostats to 55 degrees overnight during the winter months to “waste less energy,” offering his guidance in a televised address to the nation on February 2, 1977, in the midst of a national natural gas shortage. In laying out his proposed national energy policy, Carter did not call for reducing taxes on or regulation of the energy industry to incentivize increases in production. Instead, he prioritized “conservation.” ********************************************************************* Audio and Video