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  • Pompeo warns diversity chief who espoused anti-American 'Marxist dogma' will 'destroy the State Department'

    04/13/2024 4:07:56 AM PDT · by Libloather · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/13/24 | Hannah Grossman
    Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the State Department's new senior DEI hire will "destroy" the foreign affairs agency and make America "less safe" in an interview Friday with Fox News Digital. Zakiya Carr Johnson was hired by the State Department last week as chief officer of diversity, equity and inclusion. Fox News Digital exposed her past anti-American remarks, including her saying the U.S. represented a "failed historical model" embedded with racism, colonialism and other isms. Carr Johnson has also called for tradition to be dismantled. Pompeo believes Carr Johnson's hire was part of the "Biden administration's core commitment…...
  • Ashley Biden Appears at Lavish State Dinner After Woman Gets Jail Time for Stealing Her Diary

    04/11/2024 1:57:38 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/11/2024 | KRISTINA WONG
    First daughter Ashley Biden made a rare appearance at a lavish state dinner welcoming the Japanese prime minister to the White House on Wednesday, a day after the woman who stole and sold her diary was sentenced to a month of prison time. The New York Times noted the timing of her appearance: Ashley Biden, the president’s daughter, politely but quickly drifted away from the cameras after telling reporters about her dress. On Tuesday, a Florida woman was sentenced to jail for selling Ms. Biden’s private diary to a right-wing activist group. But outside worries rarely come between a Biden...
  • Another State Department official resigns over Biden’s ‘horrific’ support for Israel’s war against Hamas

    03/29/2024 4:05:28 AM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/29/24 | Victor Nava
    A State Department official resigned Wednesday and has since gone on a media tour blasting President Biden’s “horrific policy” toward Israel, accusing the administration of enabling “a genocide in Gaza.” Annelle Sheline’s resignation from the State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor is the most significant public departure from the department since last October, when Josh Paul, a senior official in the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, announced he was calling it quits. “For the past year, I worked for the office devoted to promoting human rights in the Middle East. I believe strongly in the mission and in...
  • Biden, Harris to visit every battleground state in March

    03/08/2024 8:52:37 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/08/2024 | ALEX GANGITANO
    President Biden and Vice President Harris are set to travel to every battleground state in March as part of his reelection campaign’s effort to ramp up after Super Tuesday and the State of the Union, the campaign announced Friday. Biden will travel to New Hampshire on Monday, Wisconsin on Wednesday and Michigan on Thursday, according to the campaign. Ahead of that, he will visit Pennsylvania on Friday and Georgia on Saturday, directly following his State of the Union address, and more travel to battleground states will be announced throughout the month. The campaign has deemed March the “I’m on Board”...
  • Nolte: More Polling Shows Trump Sweeping Every Swing State

    02/29/2024 8:00:34 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/29/2024 | John Nolte
    Add Bloomberg/Morning Consult to the latest round of polls showing Donald Trump sweeping all the 2024 swing states. Just a few days ago, EmersonPolling/the Hill surveys found former President Trump leading His Fraudulency Joe Biden in the seven states most likely to decide the next president. Thursday, Bloomberg/Morning Consult showed the same. Here are the results from a two-way race: Arizona: Trump 49 / Biden 43 — Trump +6 Georgia: Trump 49 / Biden 43 — Trump +6 Michigan: Trump 46 / Biden 44 — Trump +2 Nevada: Trump 48 / Biden 42 — Trump +6 North Carolina: Trump 50...
  • Gov’t Report: Federal Agencies Profit from Refugees, but State and Local Govt’s Lose

    02/24/2024 7:09:41 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/24/2024 | Neil Munro
    The federal government won an 8.7 percent profit of $37.5 billion from the resident population of 2.9 million refugees and asylum seekers in the 15 years before 2020, says a celebratory report by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The report also notes that the imported refugees also inflicted a 7.3 percent loss of $21.4 billion on the taxpayers who fund state and local governments. The report calculated the costs by comparing the $739 billion in taxes paid by migrants and their families to their $723.4 billion in government aid.
  • ‘God Heard Our Prayers!’: Hundreds Baptized in Florida Party School’s Fountain (Video)

    02/23/2024 5:41:17 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/20/2024 | Amy Furr
    Hundreds of college students at one of the largest party schools in America, Florida State University (FSU), dedicated their lives to God on Thursday.Christian author Jennie Allen shared news of the event on her social media pages. Photos and videos show the large group of young people gathered at Wescott Fountain on the school’s campus in Tallahassee, the Stream reported Saturday.“God keeps doing it!! They confessed their sin. They came forward in droves tonight to trust Jesus. We baptized hundreds in a fountain usually used for partying and worse. And it’s all just the beginning,” Allen wrote in a post...
  • David Cameron: UK Again Talks of Recognising Palestinian State

    02/02/2024 8:20:02 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/02/2024 | OLIVER JJ LANE
    Britain’s former Prime Minister, now returned to frontline politics as the nation’s top diplomat, is again talking about recognising a Palestinian state despite Israel rejecting the idea, but this time adding the condition it would have to be without Hamas. The United Kingdom would recognise a Palestinian state, but only once Gaza is no longer controlled by Hamas, Britain’s Foreign Minister Lord David Cameron said in Lebanon on Thursday. Per a Guardian report on the remarks Britain legitimising a Palestinian state could come even before the end of futuretalks between Israel and “Palestinian leaders”. No moves could be made until...
  • State eyes closure of SUNY Downstate hospital in Brooklyn: report

    01/21/2024 10:02:57 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    Nypost ^ | 01/20/2024 | Rich Calder
    The state is reportedly planning to dramatically downsize or even close SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. The Big Apple’s only state-run medical hospital has been plagued by low patient enrollment, annual operating deficits of about $100 million and a deteriorating hospital building – information administrators shared this week with staff doctors, the New York Times reported Saturday.
  • Blinken says pathway to Palestinian state necessary for Israel’s security

    01/17/2024 6:09:25 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 50 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/17/2024 | LAUREN IRWIN
    Secretary of State Antony Blinken reiterated his belief that finding a pathway for Palestine to become its own state is “necessary” for Israel to obtain “genuine security,” while giving remarks in Davos, Switzerland. “The problem is getting from here to there, and of course, it requires very difficult, challenging decisions,” Blinken said Wednesday at the World Economic Forum, as reported by The Associated Press. “It requires a mindset that is open to that perspective.” The secretary continued, claiming the biggest concern around security would be Iran and its proxies, including the Houthi rebels in Yemen, as war continues to rage...
  • Bomb threats force evacuation of state capitols across U.S.

    01/04/2024 12:00:48 PM PST · by Former Proud Canadian · 22 replies
    Axios ^ | January 4, 2024 | Ivana Saric
    Bomb threats targeting state institutions rippled across the country for a second day in a row on Thursday, one day after multiple state capitols were forced to evacuate due to similar threats. .... State capitol buildings in at least six states — Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Kentucky, Michigan and Mississippi — were forced to take safety precautions as a result of bomb threats Wednesday.
  • Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Administration Orders California Spending Freeze

    12/18/2023 2:59:07 AM PST · by Enterprise · 25 replies ^ | December 17, 2023 | Leslie Eastman
    What is truly unexpected is that Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration has just ordered a state spending freeze. In a memo sent across California agencies and departments this week, the director of the Department of Finance wrote, “It is vitally important that state government is efficient, effective, and only expends funds that are necessary to the critical operation and security of the state. As such, all state entities must take immediate action to reduce expenditures and identify all operational savings achieved.” The department urged state agencies to take several steps to save money, including avoiding any new contracts or agreements to...
  • Why Palestine Fails: Before creating another “Palestinian state,” let’s consider its chance of success

    11/16/2023 7:01:10 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/16/2023 | Michael Widlanski
    Before creating another “Palestinian state,” let’s consider its chance of success. We’ve had several different Arab states in and around Palestine. All failed, some disastrously. Will yet another Palestinian state envisioned by Anthony Blinken or some think tank become just one more “failed state,” indeed a state destined to fail? Yasser Arafat’s PLO operates a corrupt and failing state-in-waiting on Israel’s eastern flank, in an area commonly called “the West Bank.” It has failed in everything but terror for 30 years. Well-meaning Israeli leftists, backed by well-meaning U.S. think-tanks and State Department officials, believed Arafat and the PLO had become...
  • UK infant baptized before being forced off life support, father says 'the devil' was in the courtroom

    11/14/2023 12:30:01 PM PST · by Navy Patriot · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 14, 2023 | Timothy H.J. Nerozzi
    Indi Gregory was mandated to die by the courts despite offers of continued treatment and legal protection by the Italian government and Vatican leaders. Indi Gregory, the 8-month-old infant who was forced off life support by the United Kingdom courts system, was baptized before her death despite her family not originally being religious. Dean Gregory, Indi's father, said before her death that he was inspired to baptize his daughter by Christian legal volunteers who fought to keep her alive. Dean said he became convinced of the existence of the devil by his family's treatment in the courtroom. "I am not...
  • Speaker Johnson: Separation of church, state ‘a misnomer’

    11/14/2023 4:06:15 PM PST · by Texan4Life · 52 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/14/23 | Lauren Sforza
    “Separation of church and state … is a misnomer. People misunderstand it,” Johnson said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” when asked about him praying on the House floor. “Of course, it comes from a phrase that was in a letter that Jefferson wrote is not in the Constitution.” “And what he was explaining is they did not want the government to encroach upon the church, not that they didn’t want principles of faith to have influence on our public life. It’s exactly the opposite,” the Speaker added.
  • Biden administration to put $4.6 billion toward state and local climate plans

    09/20/2023 9:36:28 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/20/2023 | RACHEL FRAZIN
    The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it will make $4.6 billion available to help states, localities and tribes implement their climate plans. The funds represent the bulk of a $5 billion effort under the Inflation Reduction Act to help local and state governments cut their greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution. The administration has already put an additional $250 million to help them develop the plans. Biden administration officials told reporters that four states — Florida, Iowa, Kentucky and South Dakota — declined to participate; major metropolitan areas in those states did receive planning grants.
  • Chinese hackers stole 60,000 emails from US State Dept. in Microsoft hack

    09/27/2023 9:08:18 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 7 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 09/28/2023 | REUTERS
    The staffer, who works for Senator Eric Schmitt, shared the details of the briefing on condition that he not be identified by name. Chinese hackers who subverted Microsoft's email platform earlier this year managed to steal tens of thousands of emails from US State Department accounts, a Senate staffer told Reuters on Wednesday. The staffer, who attended a briefing of State Department IT officials, said the officials told lawmakers that 60,000 emails were stolen from 10 different State Department accounts. Although the victims weren't named, all but one of them was working on East Asia and the Pacific, he said.
  • The Empire State Building Shines Pfizer Blue for Updated COVID-19 Shots (We need a WTH category)

    09/18/2023 11:37:29 AM PDT · by mikelets456 · 21 replies
    MSN ^ | MSN
    Seems like COVID's everywhere again. But here's good news from Pfizer! This season's updated COVID-19 shots are now available for ages 6 months and up, and they're designed to help protect against recent variants. That is why today, at 8pm, the Empire State Building turned its iconic building blue to announce that the CDC recommends everyone 6 months of age and older get this season's updated COVID-19 shot. The blue light symbolizes our gratitude and appreciation for the updated vaccines and all those who made it possible.
  • Biden claims to group of rabbis that he was ‘raised in synagogues in my state’

    09/15/2023 10:45:06 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 36 replies
    Nypost ^ | 09/14/2023 | Steven Nelson
    WASHINGTON — President Biden told a group of rabbis on Thursday that he was “raised in the synagogues” of Delaware — after previously claiming to have been raised by the state’s then-tiny Puerto Rican community. “I, you might say, was raised in the synagogues of my state. You think I’m kidding, I’m not,” Biden said during a call ahead of Rosh HaShanah, the Jewish new year holiday that begins Friday.
  • Tucker Carlson: The Deep State Removed Nixon, The Most Popular President Ever, To Cover Up CIA's Murder Of JFK (Video)

    09/07/2023 9:31:53 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 111 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 01/20/2023 | Tim Hains
    Fox News host Tucker Carlson talks about the Kennedy assassination and the resignation of Richard Nixon:TUCKER CARLSON: Joe Biden alone is responsible for this crime. He alone took home classified documents. He didn't have help in doing that, but allowing the country to be invaded, that's not something you can do by yourself. So, if Biden were to be taken down for opening the southern border, a lot of other people would go with them. He had a lot of accomplices. Permanent Washington doesn't want that and ultimately and here's the point: Permanent Washington is in charge. It's not the...