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  • Feds Want to Control Auto Speeds [semi-satire]

    11/24/2023 10:30:59 PM PST · by John Semmens · 50 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 26 November 2023 | John Semmens
    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) wants to install Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) in all cars. NTSB chair Jennifer Homendy emphasized that "human error is the chief cause of almost all traffic crashes. The most common error is excessive speed. The weak link in our effort to eliminate this error is expecting drivers to heed posted speed limits. ISA would bypass this weak link." "With ISA the vehicle's Global Positioning System (GPS) would coordinate with the posted speed limits," she explained. "Ideally, the ISA would absolutely control the vehicle's speed. Should this approach be deemed too intrusive, the ISA could...
  • Crash Landing: The Inside Scoop About How Covid and Affirmative Action Policy Gutted Aviation Safety

    11/21/2023 2:56:52 PM PST · by george76 · 15 replies
    Revolver News ^ | November 7, 2023
    Two private planes collided on the runway of a Houston airport early last week. Luckily, no one was seriously injured, and the ultimate nightmare scenario of a midair collision did not transpire. Investigators are still looking into the incident, though early reports suggest the air traffic controllers were responsible. ... “We just had a midair,” the pilot of the Hawker is heard saying in an audio recording posted on, which shares live and archived recordings of air traffic control radio transmissions. Someone in the control tower responds by saying, “Say what?” “You guys cleared somebody to take off or...
  • VAERS: Is the US reporting system for vaccine safety broken?

    11/10/2023 4:42:18 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    British Medical Journal via MedicalXpress ^ | 11/09/2023 | British Medical Journal
    A US reporting system designed to detect potential safety issues with vaccines is supposed to be user-friendly, responsive, and transparent. But an investigation published by The BMJ today finds it's not meeting its own standards. The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), co-managed by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), collects reports of symptoms, diagnoses, hospitalizations, and deaths following vaccination that might indicate a possible safety concern about a vaccine, explains journalist Jennifer Block. It relies on a mixture of voluntary adverse event reports from doctors and patients and mandatory...
  • Need help finding rental is SW Montgomery County, Maryland

    11/01/2023 9:03:47 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 32 replies
    Rentals, Realator ^ | 1 November 2023 | Vanity
    Freepers are the best and I need some information. My daughter has scored a big corporate promotion and isn't happy with the corporate agent assigned to help her and her family find a place to live/rent in SW Montgomery County, Maryland. There are websites that measure crime and most of them correlate quite well with voting patterns, which are easy to research. i.e. high concentration of Democrat voters = high crime.But as you know, Maryland is almost all blue, especially this part. Even if outside the target area by a little, we would appreciate guidance to where should be avoided...
  • WATCH: FBI director goes silent when asked if country 'safer' under Biden

    11/01/2023 12:11:24 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 31, 2023 7:13pm EDT | Brandon Gillespie
    FBI Director Christopher Wray went silent Tuesday when questioned over whether the country is safer since President Biden took office. "Is the United States safer from foreign terror threats today? Are we safer than when Joe Biden took office — from the day he took office?" Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., asked Wray during a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing. Wray took an extended pause, sitting silently and appearing to be in deep thought before finally answering. "What I would say to you is that the terror threats have elevated. But I also think there are a lot of things the...
  • St. Louis named the least safest city in America by WalletHub

    10/10/2023 8:37:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    OKMOV4 ^ | 10/10/23 | Stephanie Usery
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - WalletHub has named St. Louis the least safe city in America. WalletHub compared 182 cities across three dimensions: 1) Home & Community Safety, 2) Natural-Disaster Risk, and 3) Financial Safety. They then evaluated the dimensions using 41 metrics graded on a 100-point scale, with 100 representing the highest level of safety. Among the metrics were assaults per capita, law-enforcement employees per capita, traffic fatalities per capita, earthquake risk level, unemployment rate, job security, and retirement plan access. After the metrics were compiled, WalletHub ranked St. Louis 182nd with a score of 44.88. The city ranked...
  • America's biggest airlines ground planes as they launch desperate search for THOUSANDS of jet engine parts sold with fake safety certificates

    10/05/2023 1:30:13 AM PDT · by Libloather · 25 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/04/23 | Will Potter
    The aviation industry has been rocked by reports thousands of jet-engine parts with fraudulent safety certificates have been installed onto passenger planes. Major airlines including American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines have pulled jets from their fleets as investigations into the potentially catastrophic faults are ongoing. The scandal has zeroed in on a dubious airplane parts supplier named AOG Technics, which allegedly mass-produced fake safety certificates in order to sell its engine parts to airlines. AOG Technics has also faced allegations it faked employees and was using stock photographs for fictitious staffers on LinkedIn, according to Bloomberg. Attempts to...
  • Woman allegedly shoots 4-year-old girl dead, claims it was ‘firearm safety’ lesson

    08/29/2023 9:42:09 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    NY Post ^ | 08/29/2023 | Emily Crane
    A Tennessee woman fatally shot a “scared” 4-year-old girl — then claimed to cops she was only trying to give the child a “gun safety lesson,” authorities say. The suspect had allegedly hit the tot with a sandal right before for failing to wake the woman up and eating food without permission. Breanna Runions, 25, was charged with murder and aggravated child abuse after allegedly pushing the loaded gun into little Evangaline Gunter’s chest and pulling the trigger at a home in Rockwood on Sunday, WBIR reported. Runions, who was not the child’s mother, initially tried claiming to officers that...
  • USDA is not your friend

    08/26/2023 5:37:29 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 29 replies
    Robert W Malone MD, MS via Substack ^ | Aug 26, 2023 | Robert W Malone MD, MS
    "I'm with the government, and I am here to help": WEF, Big Ag and Corporate food processors“Who controls the food supply controls the people” , Attributed to Henry Kissinger (disputed)As we head into the weekend of August 26, 2023, I turn back to one of the key themes of this substack- the family farm. We previously published an essay titled “The Harvest of Deception” by Texas Slim, which provides an introductory overview of current trends in American (and western) food agriculture. Here is a quote from that essay which gets to the heart of the matter:The world's food supply is...
  • Covid Vaccines, A Startling Compilation: 'Neither Safe Nor Effective'

    08/25/2023 6:23:36 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 08/25/2023 | Linda Weigenfeld
    A section of Dr. Colleen Huber’s introduction to her very important book, “Neither Safe Nor Effective 2nd Edition: The Evidence Against the COVID Vaccines,” is worth quoting before looking at the book as a whole:“Dr. Peter McCullough, an American cardiologist, called the COVID vaccines, ‘the worst pharmaceutical development idea in the history of mankind.’”“It often comes as a surprise to people that mRNA-type medical interventions and coronavirus vaccines had plenty of red flags through their history prior to December 2020. The ingredients used were already known to be toxic: Cationic lipids injure the nervous system, lungs and liver, as well...
  • Coming Out of the Shadows to Protect Our Children

    08/08/2023 8:02:55 AM PDT · by RobMorse
    the Slowfacts Blog ^ | 08/08/2023 | Rob Morse
    I assumed that school boards were cowards if they didn’t have a publicly announced plan to physically defend their students. I was wrong. The issue is more involved. Many of those boards adopted an attitude of “Don’t ask and don’t tell.” There are unresolved issues we face as we protect our kids at school. Our school boards need our help to do the right thing.
  • 'Serious Doubt' About COVID-19 Vaccine Safety After Forced Release Of 15,000 Pages Of Clinical Trial Data

    07/23/2023 8:10:08 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 07/23/2023 | Tom Ozimek
    Conservative public interest advocacy group Defending the Republic (DTR) has obtained almost 15,000 pages of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial data, claiming the data show an “utter lack of thoroughness” of the trials and calls the vaccine’s safety into “serious doubt.”As a result of successful Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) litigation against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the group recently announced it had obtained—and is releasing—nearly 15,000 pages of documents relating to testing and adverse events associated with “Spikevax,” Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine.Since 2022, the group has been involved in litigation against the FDA relating to the production of...
  • Mapped: The Safest Cities in the U.S.

    07/13/2023 8:23:51 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    The Visual Capitalist ^ | 07/13/2023 | Avery Koop
    p>The phrase “small town America” often conjures up images of white picket fences, well-trimmed lawns, and big houses. But how safe is modern-day suburbia in America?Some of the smallest places in the country can actually be among the most dangerous. Take for example Bessemer, Alabama, with a population of around 26,000 and a violent crime rate of 33.1 per every 1,000 residents.That said, there are many small cities that are true havens for families across the United States. Visual Capitalist's Avery Koop uses this map to showcase the safest cities in the U.S., using FBI data and Census Bureau populations...
  • Missing Massachusetts woman Emma Tetewsky found trapped in mud at state park

    07/05/2023 5:19:57 AM PDT · by CFW · 33 replies
    NYPost ^ | 7/5/23 | Allie Griffin
    A Massachusetts woman who disappeared late last month was found Monday at a state park, where authorities said she had been trapped in a muddy area for at least three days. Emma Tetewsky, who was reported missing on June 26, was rescued from a swampy area inside Borderland State Park, Easton and Stoughton police said in a joint statement. Hikers inside the Easton park said they heard a woman screaming for help but were unable to reach her so they called 911 at about 6 p.m. Monday. Easton police officers who arrived on the scene heard Tetewsky’s desperate calls for...
  • We became complacent,’: Family responds to viral firework video | NewsNation Prime Video— 5 1/2 min

    06/29/2023 8:39:27 AM PDT · by Phoenix8 · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7/4/2022 | News nation
    A suburban family is hoping to clear the air after their Fourth of July firework video accidentally sparked a viral reaction. Markie Martin reports.
  • Safe Boating Tips (FReepers are Lousy Boaters)

    05/29/2023 1:19:56 PM PDT · by VRW Conspirator · 42 replies
    Discover Boating ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    Safe Boating Tips No matter how much experience you have, it’s always a good idea for everyone to review boating safety rules before departures. Below you will find 10 basic boating safety tips to help you stay safe: 1.Be Weather-Wise Always check local weather conditions before departure; TV and radio forecasts can be a good source of information. If you notice darkening clouds, volatile and rough changing winds or sudden drops in temperature, play it safe by getting off the water. 2.Follow a Pre-Departure Checklist Proper boating safety includes being prepared for any possibility on the water. Following a pre-departure...
  • Tech layoffs ravage the teams that fight online misinformation and hate speech (schaudenfreud alert)

    05/28/2023 8:08:32 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 29 replies
    CNBC ^ | May 26, 2023 | Hayden Field and Jonathan Vanian
    ...Across the tech industry...wide swaths of people tasked with protecting the internet's most-populous playgrounds are being shown the exits. The cuts come at a time of increased cyberbullying...and as the spread of misinformation and violent content collides with the exploding use of artificial intelligence....Twitter effectively disbanded its ethical AI team in November and laid off all but one of its members, along with 15% of its trust and safety department, according to reports. In February, Google cut about one-third of a unit that aims to protect society from misinformation, radicalization, toxicity and censorship. Meta reportedly ended the contracts of about...
  • Ford decides to keep AM radio on 2024 models, will restore AM on two electric vehicles from 2023

    05/23/2023 9:13:50 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 42 replies
    AP ^ | May 23, 2023 GMT 1 of 2 | TOM KRISHER and WYATTE GRANTHAM-PHILIPS
    DETROIT (AP) — Owners of new Ford vehicles will be able to tune in to AM radio in their cars, trucks and SUVs after all. CEO Jim Farley wrote in social media postings Tuesday that the company is reversing a decision to scrub the band after speaking with government policy leaders who are concerned about keeping emergency alerts that often are sounded on AM stations. “We’ve decided to include it on all 2024 Ford and Lincoln vehicles,” Farley wrote on Twitter. “For any owners of Ford’s EVs without AM broadcast capability, we’ll offer a software update” to restore it, Farley...
  • Michigan school district bans backpacks over safety concerns

    05/04/2023 6:42:14 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/04/2023 | XAVIER WALTON
    FLINT, Mich. (NewsNation) — Public schools in Flint are enforcing a policy banning backpacks, including those made of clear plastic material, amid concerns over firearms, weapons and threats. The Flint Board of Education voted 7-0 to ban backpacks for the remainder of the school year. The new policy allows small purses for personal items, clear plastic bags for gym clothes and lunchboxes “within reason.” They’ll also be subject to searches. Flint Community Schools Superintendent Kevelin Jones said, “Things have changed,” and it’s the only way to move forward. “For the most part, the majority of our families are putting in...
  • AAA: Helpful safety tips for bikers and drivers for May

    05/01/2023 7:16:03 AM PDT · by BraveMan · 26 replies
    CNY Central ^ | Mon, May 1st 2023, 6:04 AM CDT | Christopher Malone
    May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and AAA Western and Central New York is reminding drivers and bikers of safety tips as biking season is upon us — as soon as the weather permits. The latest data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that fatal motorcycle crashes are on the rise: 5,932 motorcyclists were killed in crashes in 2021, the highest number since 1975 Motorcycle fatalities increased 9 percent in 2021 compared to 2020 (5,579 fatalities in 2020) Fatal motorcycle crashes accounted for 14 percent of all crashes in 2021 According to the Insurance Institute for Highway...