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  • Thefts of charging cables pose yet another obstacle to appeal of electric vehicles

    06/12/2024 2:57:19 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 43 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 12, 2024 | Staff
    Across the U.S., thieves have been targeting electric-vehicle charging stations, intent on stealing the cables, which contain copper wiring DETROIT -- Just before 2 a.m. on a chilly April night in Seattle, a Chevrolet Silverado pickup stopped at an electric vehicle charging station on the edge of a shopping center parking lot. Two men, one with a light strapped to his head, got out. A security camera recorded them pulling out bolt cutters. One man snipped several charging cables; the other loaded them into the truck. In under 2½ minutes, they were gone. The scene that night has become part...
  • Fox Corporation Board Member Paul Ryan: Trump ‘Unfit for Office’

    06/11/2024 6:15:10 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 62 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/11/2024 | Pam Key
    Paul Ryan, a Fox Corporation Board of Directors member, said Tuesday on FNC’s “Your World” that former President Donald Trump is “unfit for office.” Host Neil Cavuto asked, “Now, I know a lot of these folks who also shared your same concerns about Donald Trump that sort of said, all right, we’re rallying around Donald Trump. You said that would not be the case with you. You had said that he’s a populist and an authoritarian narcissist. That character is too important to me, and it’s a job that requires the kind of character he just doesn’t have. That’s pretty...
  • DeWine signs fix to get President Biden on Ohio's fall ballot

    06/02/2024 6:01:57 PM PDT · by joesbucks · 54 replies
    WBNS tv ^ | 06/02/2024 | 10tv web staff, AP
    Gov. Mike DeWine signed a bill Sunday to ensure that President Joe Biden appears on Ohio's ballot for the November general election. DeWine also signed a bill to ban foreign nationals from contributing to state ballot campaigns.
  • California fast food restaurants have cut 10,000 jobs since state passed $20 minimum wage: business agency

    06/09/2024 6:53:07 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    New York Post via MSN ^ | 06/08/2024 | Ariel Zilber
    California fast food restaurants have slashed nearly 10,000 jobs because of the state’s new $20 minimum wage as struggling franchises cut labor costs and raise prices to survive, a major trade group said Thursday. The California Business and Industrial Alliance (CABIA) slammed Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom for pushing through the law, which went into effect April 1 – and was blamed for forcing one beloved taco chain to shutter 48 locations in the state last week. “California businesses have been under total attack and total assault for years,” CABIA president and founder Tom Manzo told Fox Business. “It’s just another...
  • Alex Jones to Sell InfoWars to Pay $1.5 Billion Debt to Sandy Hook Families

    06/09/2024 3:10:23 AM PDT · by RandFan · 47 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | June 7 | Amanda Yen
    Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has moved to liquidate his personal assets in order to pay the $1.5 billion he owes the families of Sandy Hook massacre victims, who say they were harassed by Jones’ followers who believed his lies that the 2012 school shooting was a hoax. Jones asked a judge to convert his bankruptcy to a Chapter 7 liquidation, relinquishing his desperate effort to save InfoWars, the conspiracy platform from which he regularly spewed baseless claims. Last weekend, he blubbered on air that he was being “targeted for abuse” by “deep state” actors who wanted to shut down his...
  • Fontana pays $900,000 settlement after police interrogate man for 17 hours

    This is disgusting. Those cops should be tried for deprivation of rights under color of law. They deserve the rope.
  • Maryland Senate Primary Results 2024 MARYLAND RACES President House

    05/14/2024 9:43:36 PM PDT · by VanShuyten · 15 replies
    NBC ^ | 5/15/2024 | NBC
    Hogan wins. Alsobrooks(D) beat Trone, even though he spent over $50,000,000 to win a Senate seat. However, over 200.00 votes for GOP, and over 400,000 for Dims.
  • US among 8 nations to allow abortion up to birth: ‘In company of brutal communist countries’

    05/08/2024 3:25:17 AM PDT · by Sam77 · 37 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 7 May 2024 | Ryan Foley
    Despite outrage from pro-choice advocates over abortion bans in some states following the Supreme Court ruling that determined the Constitution doesn't contain a right to abortion, the U.S. remains one of only eight countries that still allow abortion up to birth. The Charlotte Lozier Institute, the research arm of the pro-life advocacy group Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America, released a report last week titled “Gestational Limits on Abortion in the United States Compared to International Norms.” The report, an update of findings previously published in 2014, lists the U.S. as one of just eight nations that permit abortions well into...
  • CNN reporter has dinner with Trump MAGA supporters, implies a Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde dynamic

    05/08/2024 10:47:46 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/08/2024 | Jack Hellner
    On the surface, Trump supporters are “well-educated and successful” professionals, but underneath that veneer we’re monsters… who want to make America great again.At least, that’s what Michelle Kosinksi thinks, because a first hand experience enjoying dinner with supporters of the president has left a permanent impression that will “haunt” her.Here’s the story, from Fox News:Ex-CNN reporter Michelle Kosinski wrote in a Sunday social media post that she was surprised by how ‘normal’ a group of ‘closeted’ Trump supporters seemed at a dinner she attended, which she said continues to ‘haunt’ her.‘All were well-educated and successful in careers. They seemed great!...
  • Ex-CNN reporter frets over dinner she had with 'closeted' Trump supporters: 'Continues to haunt me'

    05/07/2024 10:35:15 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 45 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 6, 2024 | Hanna Panreck
    Ex-CNN reporter Michelle Kosinski wrote in a Sunday social media post that she was surprised by how "normal" a group of "closeted" Trump supporters seemed at a dinner she attended, which she said continues to "haunt" her. "All were well-educated and successful in careers. They seemed great! On the surface. For like an hour. But slowly, over a few drinks, they began to let slip their true MAGA natures," Kosinski wrote....... "The others-- when they realized that a few in their presence came armed with (gasp) actual facts (NO!)-- quickly changed the subject and nervously said they don't want to...
  • The Judge Drops the Hammer on Trump for Breaking Gag Order

    04/30/2024 3:18:28 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 46 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 30 Apr 2024 | Victoria Taft
    Before testimony resumed in the Hush Trump trial in New York City, the judge ruled on the first bunch of prosecutor-driven complaints about how the former president and current 2024 presidential candidate broke his gag order. The judge found that Donald Trump had indeed broken his gag order and then fined him the maximum amount per violation.Prosecutors filed complaints in three different groupings for a total of 14 charges of breaking what is widely believed by constitutional lawyers to be illegal and unconstitutional gagging of a defendant. This first tranche was from Trump's TruthSocial accounts. See the list of his...
  • FAFO Video: New Yorker Keys Florida Trump Supporter Car but Then…

    04/30/2024 1:58:34 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 58 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 30 Apr 2024 | Stephen Green
    "You don't tug on Superman's cape. You don't spit into the wind. You don't pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger and you don't FA with Florida Man's car." — Jim Croce, possibly. New York Man was visiting his Summerland Key vacation home earlier this month and decided to hit the Winn-Dixie one night "to pick up some coffee and Key lime pie," as he told his arresting officer two days later. Key lime pie is not a controlled substance in Florida — thank goodness — but keying somebody's car for having a "Let's Go Brandon" sticker is. What...
  • Hulking black autistic boy, 17, filmed battering female teacher's aide for threatening to take away his Nintendo switch files lawsuit claiming school staff 'triggered' him

    04/28/2024 12:11:03 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 48 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | April 26, 2024 | Mackenzie Tatannani
    An autistic Florida teen who knocked a school staffer unconscious for threatening to take away his Nintendo Switch has filed a lawsuit against the district, accusing them of failing to meet his needs. Brendan Depa, 18, was just 17 when he was caught on video pummeling a teacher's aide, Joan Naydich, at Matanzas High School after she requested another teacher take away his gaming console. Depa was arrested and charged as an adult with aggravated battery on a school employee, a first-degree felony carrying a potential sentence of 30 years behind bars.
  • Bill Barr Calls Bragg’s Case Against Trump an ‘Abomination,’ Says He Will Vote for Former President

    04/21/2024 9:52:56 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | 04/20/2024 | Randy DeSoto, Western Journal
    Former Attorney General Bill Barr called Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s hush-money case against former President Donald Trump an “abomination” on Wednesday. Additionally, Barr revealed, despite past differences and concerns about a Trump second term, that he plans to vote for the presumptive GOP nominee in November. Regarding Bragg’s charges against Trump, Barr told Fox News, “I’ve said from the beginning this case is an abomination. You know it’s obviously political, seven years after he pays hush money, to try to come up with this case.” “It’s not only far-fetched, they’re trying to predicate it on a federal crime, which...
  • Drag queen cancels story hour at Pennsylvania church after backlash

    04/19/2024 8:10:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Christian Post ^ | April 18, 2024 | Michael Gryboski
    A drag queen story hour event that was moved from a library venue to a theologically progressive church in Pennsylvania has been canceled. Vision of Hope Metropolitan Community Church of Mountville planned to host a drag queen performer known as Miss Amie for a gathering described as a “tea party” on April 27. However, the church announced Monday morning that the event is canceled, citing “unforeseen circumstances and news media publishing content without fact checking." Get Our Latest News for FREE An earlier social media post from the church stated that the decision to cancel the story hour ultimately came...
  • Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib criticize ‘appalling’ suspension of Omar’s daughter at Columbia

    04/19/2024 6:26:37 PM PDT · by Reno89519 · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 19, 2024 | Theresa Maher
    Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.) and Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) slammed the suspension of Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-Minn.) daughter from college after she participated in a pro-Palestinian protest on campus. “From UM to Vanderbilt to USC to Columbia, students across our country are being retaliated against for using their constitutional rights to protest genocide. It’s appalling,” Tlaib added while sharing Isra Hirsi’s post to social platform X. Hirsi, Omar’s daughter, announced earlier that day in her post that she had been suspended from the university for “standing in solidarity with Palestinians facing a genocide.” “How does a student with no disciplinary...
  • Speaker Johnson Unveils Scheme to Bring Ukraine Vote to House Floor

    04/15/2024 7:47:42 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 Apr 2024 | BRADLEY JAYE
    Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) unveiled a gambit to burst a legislative logjam and unleash a four-vote flood including a standalone vote on tens of billions in American taxpayer aid to Ukraine. The plan appears to exploit the sense of urgency in Congress for sending aid to Israel in the wake of Iranian missile attacks in a scheme to bypass Republican animosity towards continuing to fund Ukraine’s war against Russia. Johnson unveiled his plan to his colleagues during a Monday night House Republican Conference meeting. His plan is to hold a single vote on a rule — the product specifying which...
  • Arizona Organizers Say They Have More Than Enough Signatures for an Abortion Ballot Measure

    04/03/2024 3:33:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 50 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 3, 2024 | Shawna Mizelle
    A group hoping to put an amendment enshrining the right to abortion in Arizona's constitution said Tuesday that they had gathered enough signatures for the measure to qualify for the ballot in November. There is a requirement for the collection of 383,923 signatures of support for constitutional amendments in Arizona, and Dawn Penich, communications manager for Arizona for Abortion Access, said they have amassed more than 500,000 signatures already. NBC News was first to report on the signatures. Penich said they plan to turn the signatures in closer to the deadline in early July and acknowledged there could be legal...
  • I Read It On The X

    04/01/2024 9:32:56 AM PDT · by Clutch Martin · 13 replies
    I got a splinter of information yesterday and I found a little something on YouTube but this is also on "X" and it's very interesting concerning the Trump case with Stormy Daniels https://twitter.com/OANN/status/1773162937093374213
  • Dramatic video appearing to show a flaming Russian Su-27 jet crashing into the Black Sea shot down by own side, Ukraine says

    03/30/2024 4:26:16 PM PDT · by Apparatchik · 22 replies
    Business Insider via MSN ^ | 30 March 2024 | Cameron Manle
    Russian Armed Forces appear to have downed their own Su-27 fighter jet over occupied Crimea. A Ukrainian spokesperson said human error was to blame for the Russian blunder. Russia's aviation losses have been growing significantly in 2024.