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  • No king or queen: Gender neutral homecoming court this year at Westwood High School

    11/20/2020 5:19:39 AM PST · by Levy78 · 27 replies
    KXAN Austin ^ | 11/20/20 | Nabil Remadna
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — The honoring of a homecoming king and queen is a long standing tradition for many schools across the nation, but some schools are breaking tradition to be more inclusive. Westwood High School is dethroning the title of king and queen during its homecoming ceremony this year. “Our students brought it up and said, ‘Hey Austin High just did this, what do you think about us doing it?'” said Westwood High School Principal Mario Acosta. “I said, ‘Hey if that is where we want to go, and that is where the student body is interested in going, I...
  • Chuck Grassley ‘Symptom-Free,’ Feeling ‘Good’ After Testing Positive for Coronavirus

    11/18/2020 1:35:29 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/18/2020 | Kyle Morris
    Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said Wednesday he is “symptom-free” and feeling “good” after he announced that he had tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday. “I remain symptom free & in isolation. I continue to feel good Thx for all the messages of encouragement & prayers,” 87-year-old Grassley wrote in a tweet.
  • 12 Rules for Life Tour - Melbourne, Australia.

    11/12/2020 8:27:03 AM PST · by Eleutheria5
    Jordan B. Peterson channel ^ | 2/11/20 | Jordan B. Peterson
    Today, we are releasing the second lecture in our six-part series. These lectures are taken from Dr. Peterson's 12 Rules for Life Tour in Australia. Please do not forget to subscribe to each channel so you can enjoy weekly videos. We would like to thank all of you for the outpouring of kindness that Dr. Peterson has received after his Return Home video was released last week. .....
  • Pfizer CEO sold $5.6 million of stock the day COVID vaccine announcement made

    11/11/2020 9:06:51 AM PST · by FR33DOM4ME · 27 replies
    Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla sold 132,508 shares at an average price of $41.94 per share, or nearly $5.6 million total, on Monday, according to financial filings.
  • This breakdown is inline with what we are estimating and why we believe @realDonaldTrump will carry AZ

    11/04/2020 10:52:05 AM PST · by rintintin · 26 replies
    @Data_Orbital ^ | Nov 4 2020 | @Data_Orbital
    Data Orbital @Data_Orbital This breakdown is inline with what we are estimating and why we believe @realDonaldTrump will carry AZ. These ballots are heavily Republican and will break in his favor. We estimate about 500k outstanding ballots. #Election2020 #ElectionTwitter #AZ Quote Tweet Vaughn Hillyard @VaughnHillyard · 1h And we have an update on estimated # of Arizona early ballots left to be processed from some counties: Gila: ~2300 Graham: ~1100 Greenlee 652 La Paz: 880 Maricopa: At least 250k Pima: ~92k Pinal: ~62k Santa Cruz: ~3k Yavapai: ~10k Yuma: ~19k… Show this thread
  • Joe Biden: ‘I Have Not Taken a Penny from any Foreign Source’

    10/22/2020 8:11:53 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 95 replies
    breitbart ^ | 10/22/2020 | Haris Alic
    Former Vice President Joe Biden asserted on Thursday that he had “not taken a penny from any foreign source” in response to recent allegations that his family had benefited from lucrative foreign dealings during the Obama administration.
  • NJ Attorney General is suing Trump administration over Tweet

    10/20/2020 4:38:06 AM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 20 replies
    faux ^ | 10/20/2020 | Nick Givas
    New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal is suing the Trump administration over claims the president made earlier this year on social media regarding low-income housing and its connection to rises in crime.
  • Texas GOP Sen. Cornyn tries to distance himself from Trump, says he disagrees with president 'privately'

    10/19/2020 3:48:56 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 42 replies
    faux ^ | 10/19/2020 | Megan Henney
    Texas Sen. John Cornyn became the latest GOP senator to distance himself from President Trump this weekend ahead of a surprisingly tight reelection battle. In an interview with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram editorial board published on Sunday, Cornyn said that he has confronted Trump privately, rather than publicly, on disagreements over issues such as budget deficits and debt, tariffs, trade agreements and border security.
  • Protesters Demand Migrant Amnesty in Paris Day After Migrant Terror Attack

    10/18/2020 9:30:52 AM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 5 replies
    breitbart ^ | 10/18/2020 | Kurt Zindulka
    Thousands of pro-migration protesters took to the streets of Paris, demanding that the French government give amnesty to the “undocumented” migrant population just one day after a Chechen migrant is believed to have beheaded a teacher in Paris.
  • Chris Christie on GMA: I got COVID-19 because ‘I let my guard down’

    10/16/2020 7:04:45 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    nypost ^ | 10/16/2020 | Lia Eustachewich
    Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie admitted it was a “big mistake” to let his “guard down” by going mask-free at the White House event where he contracted the virus. In his first televised appearance since his coronavirus diagnosis, Christie, 58, said he had a “false sense of security” in believing that everyone at the event for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett had been tested for COVID-19. “For seven months, I was able to avoid the virus in one of the worst-hit states in the country, New Jersey,” Christie said on “Good Morning America” Friday
  • Report: DOJ Investigation into ‘Unmasking’ Ends with No Charges

    10/14/2020 8:41:16 AM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 30 replies
    breitbart ^ | 10/14/2020 | Joel Pollack
    A Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation into the “unmasking” requests made by outgoing Obama administration officials in 2016 and 2017 has ended without any criminal charges or findings of wrongdoing, according to the Washington Post.
  • America, America God Shed His Grace on Thee: Movie by Nick Searcy (yours truly in it)

    10/11/2020 5:35:00 PM PDT · by LS · 12 replies
    Western Conservative Summit 2020 ^ | 10/11/2020 | Nick Searcy The film starts at around 57 min. I appear somewhere about 6 min after that. Wonderful to be in a movie with the late Herman Cain, Andrew Young, Alveda King, Richard Grenell, and of course my friend Nick.
  • Democrat Cal Cunningham Now Blames Thom Tillis for His Affair Scanda

    10/07/2020 7:02:22 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 64 replies
    breitbart ^ | 10/07/2020 | Sean Moran
    North Carolina Senate Democrat candidate Cal Cunningham blamed Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) for his affair scandal, claiming that Tillis wants to make the pivotal Senate race about something other than the “issues.”
  • The Covid Testing Bait-and-Switch

    10/05/2020 4:41:23 PM PDT · by EBH · 32 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 10/5/2020 | Editorial Board
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has its work cut out investigating how the virus spread and infected the President. But the experts in the cheap seats have fingered the culprit: Abbott’s ID Now test. The White House uses the portable device to screen guests because it can return results in 15 minutes. Many experts who have suggested that businesses and schools use the Abbott test now complain it is less accurate than PCR lab tests and not reliable enough to identify asymptomatic cases. But lab tests typically take a day or longer to return results. Someone who tests...
  • Democrats launch investigation into Trump's Walter Reed 'joyride'

    10/05/2020 1:42:07 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 176 replies
    washington examiner ^ | 10/05/2020 | Susan Ferrechio
    House Democrats are launching an investigation into President Trump’s treatment of the Secret Service during his bout with the coronavirus. Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson, a Mississippi Democrat, accused Trump of disregarding the safety of his protective detail when he left Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for a short drive in his limousine to greet supporters who were outside the facility. Thompson called Trump’s Sunday night trip a “joyride” that risked the health and safety of the agents who had to accompany him on the trip. “So we can know more about how these events have affected the...
  • Comey Hearing

    09/30/2020 8:58:08 AM PDT · by AnthonySoprano · 57 replies
    Self Vanity ^ | 08/30/2020 | Self Vanity
    I’m watching Comey Senate Hearings. Comey says he still believes Trump is a Russian Agent (with no evidence) and the Republicans, some of who told fond Jim Comey stories of their time together, said they are “disappointed” in Comey! Disappointed! This is worse than a disaster, Graham is doing painfully bad acting, and this is just over the top bad.
  • Herd immunity to COVID-19 and pre-existing immune responses

    09/23/2020 8:39:39 AM PDT · by fireman15 · 47 replies
    Watts Up With That? ^ | 09-22-2020 | Nic Lewis
    I showed in my May 10th article Why herd immunity to COVID-19 is reached much earlier than thought that inhomogeneity within a population in the susceptibility and in the social-connectivity related infectivity of individuals would reduce, in my view probably very substantially, the herd immunity threshold (HIT), beyond which an epidemic goes into retreat. I opined, based on my modelling, that the HIT probably lay somewhere between 7% and 24%, and that evidence from Stockholm County suggested it was around 17% there, and had been reached. I then showed in a July 27th update article[1] that mounting evidence supported my...
  • Did Global Warming Play A Significant Role in the Recent Northwest Wildfires?

    09/22/2020 8:11:48 AM PDT · by fireman15 · 35 replies
    Watts Up With That? ^ | 09/22/2020 | Charles Rotter
    A number of groups and individuals are claiming that the recent major wildfires in the Pacific Northwest are predominantly or significantly the result of climate change produced by increasing greenhouse gases. In fact, many have called these conflagrations “climate fires.” Did global warming (a.k.a. climate change) have a significant impact on the Northwest wildfires of the past few weeks? Consider the key fires in the Northwest U.S. this month: the huge, rapidly expanding fires on the western slopes of the Oregon Cascades. The fires that not only burned hundreds of thousands of acres, but produced most of the smoke that...
  • Americans can’t let Twitter noise overwhelm political reality.

    09/18/2020 11:39:51 AM PDT · by george76 · 8 replies
    Claremont Institute ^ | 09.17.2020 | Newt Gingrich
    It seems there is suddenly a movement in media to silence anyone who speaks out against George Soros—and, specifically, his funding of radical prosecutors seeking to change the criminal justice system by simply ignoring certain crimes. This happened to me personally this week while I was being interviewed on Fox’s Outnumbered. When I brought up Soros’s plan to get pro-criminal, anti-police prosecutors elected across the country, two of the show’s participants interrupted me and forcefully asserted that Soros was not involved. ... Soros’s plan to elect these prosecutors has been well documented ... There are plenty of specific examples of...
  • Florida woman, 19, 'offered a deputy oral sex if he'd give back her confiscated Juul' because she needed it 'for anxiety' after she was arrested for urinating in front of a squad car

    09/02/2020 4:29:49 PM PDT · by packrat35 · 71 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/2/2020 | MARLENE LENTHANG FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    A 19-year-old Florida woman urinated in front of a police car and offered oral sex to an officer to get her confiscated Juul e-cigarette back, authorities say. Madison Ann Bryant was charged on Sunday with disorderly intoxication, a misdemeanor and offering a bribe to a public servant, a felony, according to The Smoking Gun. Sheriff's deputies found Bryant around 2.20am sitting on the median of the US 27 highway in Leesburg, a city 45 miles from Orlando. Bryant said she exited a nearby truck after getting into a fight with the driver, her boyfriend, about 'their relationship issues.' Deputies spoke...