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  • Mayorkas Has No Regrets [semi-satire]

    02/19/2024 6:27:53 AM PST · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 18 Feb 2024 | John Semmens
    Though the House of Representatives narrowly approved his impeachment, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas told Kristin Welker of NBC's "Meet The Press" that "I have no regrets for anything that's happened on my watch. I have maintained all along that this country needs the millions of refugees that we have helped come into the country since President Biden took office." "Let's look at what we've gained," he suggested. "Hotel vacancy rates in some of our largest cities have plummeted. Many of these businesses were hit hard by the COVID lockdowns and were facing bankruptcy. Now with the government paying...
  • Mayorkas Claims Vindication [semi-satire]

    02/13/2024 9:28:32 AM PST · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 11 Feb 2024 | John Semmens
    By a vote of 214 for and 216 against, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas narrowly escaped being impeached by the US House of Representatives. Republicans had argued that his complete failure to interdict illegal immigration warranted his removal from office. However, every Democrat and three Republicans voted against impeachment. Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo) voted against impeachment saying that "Secretary Mayorkas has completely failed at his job. He is incompetent. He is an embarrassment. And he will most likely be remembered as the worst secretary of Homeland Security in the history of the United States. However, he was only following...
  • VIDEO: MAGA CRUISE Tour of the Celebrity Beyond with Brian Craig

    02/10/2024 7:55:46 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 13 replies
    YouTube ^ | Brian Craig Show
    VIDEOMAGA CRUISE Tour of the Celebrity Beyond with Brian Craig.
  • "Squad" Members Behaving Badly [semi-satire]

    02/05/2024 11:08:10 AM PST · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 4 Feb 2024 | John Semmens
    Members of the progressive "Squad" comprised of far left Democrats in Congress were in the news this week. Reps. Cori Bush (D-Mo) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mi) were the only two members of the House of Representatives to vote against the No Immigration Benefits for Hamas Terrorists Act. This legislation bars anyone who participated in the October 7 murder spree of Israeli civilians from immigrating to the United States. Tlaib defended her vote, saying that "the perpetrators of the October attack are precisely the persons targeted by the Israeli Defense Forces for extermination. If we don't give them refuge their chances...
  • Biden Blames GOP for Border Crisis [semi-satire]

    02/03/2024 1:33:18 PM PST · by John Semmens · 13 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 4 Feb 2024 | John Semmens
    President Biden insists that "it's the Republicans who are responsible for the mess at the border. They won't give me the money I need to hire the Border Patrol officers and judges to keep the flow moving. If I had the money all the migrants stuck in Texas could've been distributed to states that currently have a shortage and the crisis would be over." House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La) disagreed, saying "there are already laws on the books authorizing the President to prevent the illegal entry through our borders. The crisis stems from the President's refusal to enforce these laws....
  • TERROR IN GOLDERS GREEN: Muslim Man With Knife Threatens People At Kosher Supermarket While Screaming About Palestine [VIDEO]

    01/29/2024 9:54:34 AM PST · by Conservat1 · 22 replies
    YWN ^ | 01.29.24
    It was a frightening few minutes in the Golders Green area of Northwest London on Monday, when a Muslim man brandished a knife at patrons and staff of Kay’s Kosher Supermarket. Eyewitnesses report that the individual, who has not been named, entered the supermarket and began shouting statements about Palestine before revealing a knife. Video footage below shows that people attempted to keep him out of the store using a shopping cart. Shomrim responded quickly, but the man had fled into an apartment located directly across from the supermarket. Witnesses described a rapid change of attire, suggesting an attempt to...
  • Feds Threaten Texas [semi-satire]

    01/27/2024 1:13:41 PM PST · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 28 January 2024 | John Semmens
    In response to the Biden Administration's failure to protect Texas from being invaded by foreigners, Gov. Greg Abbott (R) cited Articles I and IV of the US Constitution as justification for deploying the state's own defensive tactic of erecting razor wire and deploying volunteers to deter these invaders. In turn, the Administration cited Article VI's national supremacy clause to support it's demand that Texas stand aside and allow federal agents to control its border with Mexico. Abbott insisted that "the law is on our side. On top of the constitutional obligation to protect every state from invasion there are also...
  • FAA Diversity Push May Reduce Safety [semi-satire]

    01/25/2024 9:29:33 AM PST · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 January 2024 | John Semmens
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) policy to increase diversity, equality, and inclusiveness in its workforce may make flying more risky. Part of the diversity being sought is to employ more people with severe intellectual disabilities, psychiatric problems, and other mental and physical ailments. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg pointed out that "people with severe mental and physical disabilities are the most underrepresented segment of the federal workforce. We must address this inequity. In my opinion, the increased risk is minimal in comparison with the greater good that will be accomplished by giving persons who might otherwise be unemployable the feeling...
  • "Migrants Are the Lifeblood of America" [semi-satire]

    01/24/2024 11:39:13 AM PST · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 January 2024 | John Semmens
    So says the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee Rep. Jared Nadler (D-NY). "The fact is that the birth rate in this country is way below replacement level," he said. "We need immigrants to pick the vegetables and have the babies that lazy Americans refuse to. Fortunately tens, maybe hundreds of millions of people want to migrate to the United States." Rep. Delia Ramirez (D-Ill) bolstered Nadler's assertions, saying "the millions crossing our border with Mexico ensure that we will be able to eat." Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wa) claimed that "study after study has proven that the US economy...
  • Dose of Reality: Toyota Chairman Says EVs Will Only Take Up 30% of Car Market, Pols Should Stand Aside

    01/23/2024 5:52:42 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/23/2024 | Bob Hoge
    The booming sound you may be hearing right now -- especially if you live in San Francisco or Washington, D.C -- could be resulting from liberal heads exploding as they read about what Toyota Chairman Akio Toyoda said during a conference this month. Electric vehicles will only ever make up 30 percent of the market or less, he argued, and politicians should get out of the way and let the markets decide which cars are preferable to consumers.Joe Biden, John Kerry, and Al Gore have not commented.Toyoda's opinion doesn't mean that he's completely given up on cleaner energy, though; he...

    01/18/2024 6:41:00 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 14 replies
    Powerline ^ | 18 Jan 2024 | Lloyd Billingsley
    The Federal Aviation Administration, under a national outreach program for diversity and inclusion, is pushing to recruit workers with total deafness in both ears, blindness, missing extremities, partial paralysis, complete paralysis, epilepsy, severe intellectual disability, psychiatric disability and dwarfism. John Hinderaker wonders, “How crazy are these people?” and as Paul Simon might say, the FAA is still crazy after all these years. Joe Biden’s pick to head the FAA was Phillip Washington, who proclaimed that safety would be his top priority. Washington was unable to answer a series of basic aviation questions including “what causes an aircraft to spin or...
  • Boeing taxiing for takeoff collides with another plane in Chicago

    01/16/2024 6:49:26 PM PST · by Enterprise · 62 replies ^ | January 15, 2024 | Katie Hawkinson
    Two Boeing planes collided at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Sunday evening.An All Nippon Airways (ANA) flight was taxiing for departure when its left winglet struck the stabilizer of a Delta Airlines flight, a spokesperson from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said in a statement to The Independent. No injuries were reported, and the incident occurred in an area “not under air traffic control,” the spokesperson said.The collision occurred as the Delta flight “underwent final parking,” Emma Johnson, a spokesperson for Delta Airlines, said in a statement to The Independent. Delta’s passengers deplaned normally at the gate, she added,...
  • Delta Airlines Sends Memo to Employees Asking Them to Capitalize “Black” & “Brown” but Write “White” in Lowercase – Format

    01/16/2024 2:15:26 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 73 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | January 16, 2024 | Jordan Conradson
    Delta Airlines has revealed that the airline is now asking its employees to capitalize the words “Black” and “Brown” but not “White” when describing one’s race. Delta’s new “Inclusivity Language Guide” states, RACE AND ETHNICITY STYLE NOTE • Capitalize “Black” and “Brown” in Delta communications. Unlike Black or Brown, “white” should be lowercase. When referencing race, ethnicity, or nationality, be as specific as possible.] This follows the far-left Associated Press style guidelines for capitalizing all race-identifying words except for “White.” According to the Associated Press...
  • 65% of Voters Say US Being Invaded [semi-satire]

    01/15/2024 8:46:32 AM PST · by John Semmens · 9 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 14 January 2024 | John Semmens
    The latest Rasmussen Reports survey shows that 65% of voters said the situation at our southern border is an "invasion" from Mexico. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx) took aim at Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, saying "it's not that Mayorkas is bad at his job. It's that he is openly defying federal law. He is not trying to secure the border. He is instead trying to accelerate illegal immigration. He should be impeached." Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY) opposes impeachment "because Secretary Mayorkas is only doing what he must to try to ensure that the MAGA extremists don't seize power in...
  • Electric Buses Fail in Cold Weather [semi-satire]

    01/09/2024 10:44:42 AM PST · by John Semmens · 29 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 January 2024 | John Semmens
    The rush to replace diesel buses with electric buses is not faring well in colder climates. The city of Skellefteå in Sweden has had to drastically cut short its electric bus service due to sub-zero temperatures. Marie Larsson, chief of the city's bus operations, explained, "at minus 40 degrees it is too cold for the electric buses. In hindsight its seems like we should've taken this factor into consideration before we invested so much time and money converting from diesel buses." In Minnesota, the cities of Duluth, Minneapolis and St. Paul are having similar problems. Metro Transit spokesperson Drew Kerr...
  • Dems Blame Texas for Migrant Crisis [semi-satire]

    01/07/2024 10:00:26 AM PST · by John Semmens · 18 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 January 2024 | John Semmens
    Mayor Brandon Johnson (D-Chicago) went on CBS's "Face the Nation" to complain that "Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is determined to sow seeds of chaos by sending his migrants to my city. If President Biden wanted these migrants in Chicago he would have flown them here himself. By thwarting the President's intentions Gov. Abbott is guilty of insurrection." Mayor Eric Adams (D-New York) wants $700 million in compensation from the Texas bus companies that are transporting migrants to his sanctuary city because "they need to pay for the cost of caring for the people they are dropping off in our...
  • FAA temporarily grounding Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft

    01/06/2024 11:09:41 AM PST · by janetjanet998 · 48 replies
    FAA temporarily grounding Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft FAA will order immediate inspections of 171 Boeing 737 MAX 9 planes before they can return to flight after a section of an Alaska Airlines plane detached mid-flight
  • DOJ to Sue Texas for Enforcing Law [semi-satire]

    12/29/2023 10:58:35 PM PST · by John Semmens · 7 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 31 December 2023 | John Semmens
    Texas has a new law that allows for the prosecution and deportation of migrants illegally entering the US from Mexico. The Department of Justice (DOJ) warned Gov. Greg Abbott (R-Tx) that it will sue if he tries to enforce this law. Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Brian Boynton rejected Abbott's contention that he is filling a vacuum left by the DOJ's refusal to enforce the federal law against this illegal entry into the country, saying "immigration is a federal issue. We will decide whether or not to enforce our law. Right now, it is the Administration's policy to allow anyone...
  • Episodes in the Migrant Crisis [semi-satire]

    12/27/2023 9:00:33 AM PST · by John Semmens
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 December 2023 | John Semmens
    In Texas, Governor Greg Abbott (R) signed legislation making border crossings illegal and punishable with jail time. Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has vowed to "fight this law. We whipped the Texicans at the Alamo and we will do it again if we have to." President Biden phoned the Mexican President and agreed that "the flow of asylum seekers must not be interrupted." Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and White House homeland security adviser Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall have been dispatched to Mexico to work out the details. About 60% of US households headed by...
  • Has the time for water powered engines arrived? Ford CEO says yes.

    12/07/2023 6:35:21 PM PST · by Boomer · 29 replies
    Youtube ^ | 12.7.23 | YouTube
    In this video, we talk about Ford's game-changing announcement: the water engine. This isn't just another incremental advancement; it's a paradigm leap with the potential to reshape the future of sustainable transportation.