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  • Iran linked to 1985 bombing at US air base

    09/24/2005 12:27:28 PM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 6 replies · 577+ views
    Indo-Asian News Service ^ | September 24, 2005
    Federal investigators in Germany have unearthed new evidence linking Iran to the 1985 bombing of a US military base that injured 35 people, a report said on Saturday. Iranian secret agents had allegedly detonated explosives concealed in a vehicle at the Frankfurt post-exchange food store on November 24, 1985, said the report in Focus news magazine. Focus said investigators believe the agents were members of a hit squad working on orders from Teheran to eliminate dissidents living in Europe in exile. The hit squad was also responsible for the deaths of two dissidents, one in Hamburg in 1987 and another...
  • Dr. Birx says she will retire after ‘overwhelming’ holiday travel scandal

    12/22/2020 11:07:31 AM PST · by conservative98 · 84 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 22, 2020 | 1:41pm | Updated | Ebony Bowden
    WASHINGTON — Dr. Deborah Birx has announced she plans to retire after being outed on Sunday for not following her own holiday travel guidance, calling the experience “overwhelming.” In an interview with Newsy, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator said she would help the incoming Biden administration but then planned to head for the exits. “I want the Biden administration to be successful,” Birx said, noting that she has worked in the federal government since the Regan administration in 1980. “I will be helpful in any role that people think I can be helpful in and then I will...
  • Covid: Thanksgiving the cause of a spike in US infections?

    12/22/2020 3:03:32 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    BBC News ^ | December 22, 2020 | By Jake Horton
    Concerns that family reunions over Christmas could spread coronavirus have led to much tighter restrictions in many parts of the UK.Some have pointed to the US, claiming that family gatherings at Thanksgiving - at the end of November - led to an increase in cases.So, what - if any - evidence is there for this?What you can see from the graph is that because of reporting delays around the holiday period, there was a flattening of the curve followed by a catch-up period. But overall, cases rose by about 20% in the two weeks following Thanksgiving - about the same...
  • Levin: Dr. Deborah Birx is a fraud

    12/21/2020 11:07:59 AM PST · by conservative98 · 24 replies
    Mark Levin Twitter ^ | 12/21/20 | Mark Levin
    All of these frauds are appalling https://t.co/AIgtsuAvv2— Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) December 21, 2020
  • No post-holiday COVID-19 surge in Illinois but deaths remain high as state reports 7,123 cases, 146 lives lost

    12/16/2020 7:04:35 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 8 replies
    Wgntv ^ | 11/16/2020 | Mike Ewing
    CHICAGO — Predictions of a “surge on a surge” of coronavirus cases caused by Thanksgiving travel may be coming true in some parts of the U.S., but Illinois has seen a drop in new infections on average even as the state reports more lives lost than at any other point of the pandemic. The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 7,123 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, as well as 146 additional deaths.
  • Socialism Failed Miserably For The American Pilgrims, Just Like It Does Everywhere

    12/03/2020 3:35:53 PM PST · by george76 · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | NOVEMBER 24, 2020 | Helen Raleigh
    Private property rights and personal responsibility saved the Plymouth colony from the edge of extinction and laid the economic foundation for a free and prosperous nation. It is widely known that the early Pilgrims came to the New World to escape religious persecution. What is lesser known is that their spiritual adventure was also a commercial enterprise. Today’s self-identified democratic socialists like to claim real socialism has never been tried in America, but they need to brush up on their history. The Pilgrims did try it — and it failed. In the early 17th century, King James I chartered a...
  • Austin mayor stressed residents ‘need to stay home.’ He was vacationing in Cabo at the time (TX)

    12/02/2020 3:09:48 PM PST · by RightGeek · 16 replies
    Austin Statesman ^ | 12/2/2020 | Tony Plohetski
    In early November, as health officials warned of a impending COVID-19 spike, Austin Mayor Steve Adler hosted an outdoor wedding and reception with 20 guests for his daughter at a trendy hotel near downtown. The next morning, Adler and seven other wedding attendees boarded a private jet bound for Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, where they vacationed for a week at a family timeshare. One night into the trip, Adler addressed Austin residents in a Facebook video: “We need to stay home if you can. This is not the time to relax. We are going to be looking really closely. …...
  • San Jose’s Democrat Mayor Apologizes After He Ignored Coronavirus Guidelines

    12/01/2020 5:40:20 PM PST · by conservative98 · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Dec 2020 | KYLE MORRIS
    San Jose’s Democrat Mayor Sam Liccardo has issued an apology after he failed to take his own advice and celebrated Thanksgiving with people outside of his immediate household, despite urging residents to “cancel the big gatherings” amid the coronavirus pandemic. In his apology, Liccardo said his Thanksgiving arrangement with his family was “contrary to the rules” established by the state. “In summary, eight of us representing five households sat around three distanced tables in our own family groups on the back patio, and we wore masks when not eating,” Liccardo wrote in a lengthy statement. “I have a very large...
  • Chicago man charged with murder after deadly fight over Thanksgiving leftovers

    12/01/2020 5:22:37 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 58 replies
    AP via NBC Chicago ^ | 11/30/20 | staff
    <p>A Chicago man has been charged with murder after a fatal fight that began when he put his hands in Thanksgiving leftovers, authorities said.</p><p>James Dixon, 28, is charged with killing Vincell Jackson, 52, who was the boyfriend of the Thanksgiving party host.</p>
  • If you traveled for Thanksgiving, assume you have COVID-19, Dr. Birx says

    11/30/2020 6:30:27 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 52 replies
    nypost ^ | 11/30/2020 | Amanda Woods
    Americans should assume they are infected with the coronavirus — and get tested — if they traveled and attended large gatherings for Thanksgiving, Dr. Deborah Birx warned over the weekend. In a Sunday interview with CBS anchor Margaret Brennan on “Face the Nation,” the White House coronavirus task force coordinator urged anyone who gathered for the holiday to get tested within the next few days.
  • Day 260 of ‘Flatten the Curve” Post-Thanksgiving Edition

    11/29/2020 10:25:00 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 8 replies
    Vanity | November 30, 2020 | Me
    Since my last post on this subject, 15 days ago, we have had Thanksgiving. You are all well familiar with how our betters urged us to not get together with friends and family this year due to the dread virus ‘rona. I posted then that I looked forward to Freepers reporting on their discussions with friends and family over Thanksgiving and that I was hoping some of you could report good news, such as finding out that people you never thought would wake up are waking up. So, what about your Thanksgiving? Please post if you have something interesting to...
  • At least 32 shot in Philly over Thanksgiving weekend

    11/29/2020 5:51:39 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 31 replies
    Philly Metro NewsBreak ^ | 11/29/20 | Jack Tomczuk
    Philadelphia experienced a wave of shootings over Thanksgiving weekend. At least 32 people, including eight teenagers, were shot in the city between Thursday and Sunday, and three men were killed, authorities said. The city’s 2020 homicide total is approaching 450, and it’s up nearly 40 percent compared to last year, according to Philadelphia Police Department data.
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci warns of COVID ‘surge within surge’ after Thanksgiving holiday travel; says ‘it’s not too late for all of us to do something’

    11/29/2020 10:38:45 AM PST · by matt04 · 73 replies
    Public health officials are bracing for a new round of COVID-19 case spikes as many Americans traveled and held large family gatherings over the Thanksgiving holiday in defiance of mitigation guidance from the government, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, warned that as the nation heads into December, officials expect “we might see a surge superimposed on the surge we are already in.” “I don’t want to frighten people except to say it’s not too late at all for us to do something about this,” he said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Fauci urged...
  • Does Dr. Fauci Realize That Millions Already Gave His Thanksgiving Advice the Middle Finger?

    11/27/2020 8:22:55 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Townhall ^ | 11/27/2020 | Matt Vespa
    You’ve seen the photos. Airports are packed. Millions have traveled for the Thanksgiving holiday. It’s not nearly as bad as last year, a sign that there are Americans staying put—but did the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Anthony Fauci, and the rest of the COVID Nazis think that America was not going to celebrate Thanksgiving? I mean, Fauci again went on Good Morning America Wednesday to give one last piece of advice:Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks to our @GStephanopoulos about small gatherings ahead of Thanksgiving and a possible surge in coronavirus cases.“A sacrifice now could save lives and illness...
  • Joe Biden Tries to Quote Book in the Bible, It Goes Horribly Wrong

    11/27/2020 7:47:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Red State.com ^ | November 25, 2020 | Nick Arama
    Joe Biden was playing at being president today, giving a ‘Thanksgiving message.’ But Joe Biden being Joe Biden meant that not only was he falsely assuming a role he didn’t have, namely president, but that he also was going to just completely mess it up. First, he told people it was their “patriotic duty” to “forego family traditions” for Thanksgiving because of the Wuhan coronavirus. en urges nation to 'forgo family traditions' on Thanksgiving https://t.co/B6FcGnsd4T pic.twitter.com/n9Se6vCdNB — New York Post (@nypost) November 25, 2020They couldn’t even get the attempted “halo” picture right with the pictures, instead it came out looking...
  • Speech: Donald Trump Addresses Troops Worldwide on Thanksgiving - November 26, 2020

    11/27/2020 3:32:49 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 6 replies
    You Tube ^ | 11-26-20 | Factbase Videos
    Donald Trump holds a video conference with troops worldwide on Thanksgiving Day and answers questions from reporters on November 26, 2020. Uploaded to YouTube for archival purposes by Factba.se (https://factba.se)
  • Bannons WarRoom Ep 539: Thanksgiving Special Pt. 1

    Steve Bannon, Jack Maxey, and Greg Manz discuss the latest on the coronavirus pandemic as the gang celebrates Thanksgiving. Calling in is Larry Schweikart and Chad Robichaux to celebrate and honor our nation's heritage. Aired On: 11/26/2020
  • Protesting America's past? Statues of former presidents, other historical monuments vandalized in 4 states over Thanksgiving

    11/26/2020 11:47:38 PM PST · by blueplum · 6 replies
    USA Today via MSN ^ | 26 Nov 2020 | Elinor Aspegren
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  • Alex Trebek Left a Thanksgiving Message for America

    11/26/2020 3:33:22 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Red State.com ^ | November 26, 2020 | Nick Arama
    In what has become a highly fractured political climate, it’s perhaps hard to find someone who everyone likes, appreciates and didn’t seem to ever be on a political side, but seemed to be on the side of all Americans, attempting to enrich and uplift all with the simple joy of his show, Jeopardy. That of course was Alex Trebek, a man universally loved and appreciated for all the years he entertained America. Trebek died on November 8 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, which he fought with dignity and grace. Trebek was 80. But even at 80, he seemed...
  • Pray for President Trump on this Thanksgiving Day.

    11/26/2020 2:07:53 PM PST · by Leo Carpathian · 13 replies
    Pray For Trump ^ | 11/26/2020 | PrayforTrump.us
    Our loving living gracious Heavenly Father, God of grace, mercy & peace. We thank you for loving us and saving us through your Son Jesus. Forgive us of all our failures and anything that we have done against you and grieved you. We pray for our President Donald Trump that you protect him and give him wisdom to lead this nation. We appreciate for what he has done as our President. Your word says you are the one who places leaders and pray that if it is your will give him another term to lead this nation. We pray you...