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  • There Were 17 Americans in Russian Prisons. Only 1 Mattered to the Left Unfortunately, they're all the wrong race, sexuality or gender

    12/09/2022 3:57:06 PM PST · by Milagros · 24 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | Dec 9, 2022 | Daniel Greenfield
    Here’s another of the men whom Biden left behind to extract a black lesbian pothead who hates America because she embodies his rotten base. A teacher from Oakmont who’s been detained in Russia for more than a year remains in custody.This summer, Butler native Marc Fogel was sentenced to 14 years in a maximum security prison after he was caught with 17 grams of medical marijuana for a spine condition.The U.S. State Department had previously asked Russia to release American citizen Fogel on humanitarian grounds. Prior to that request, a group of nine bipartisan senators called on Secretary of State...
  • DeSantis Status As GOP Presidential White Knight Crumbles As Florida Backtracks On Disney Fight

    12/09/2022 10:00:05 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 76 replies
    Miami Independent ^ | December 3, 2022
    Ron DeSantis looks to be bought. It's sad. He had such great potential.Now he's just another swamp creature it seems.Behind DeSantis' probable presidential run are multiple left-wing billionaires, who are desperate to prevent a return of Donald Trump to power. DeSantis is their man. The Miami Independent has described how the DeSantis administration will do nothing about evidence of massive ballot harvesting in the state. Why is this? Are they keeping the election fraud powder dry to use against Trump in 2024?ERIC, the 'progressive' voter registration entity is still being used by the state of Florida, allowing the election fraud...
  • Hundreds of 'Derogatory Names' to Be Removed From U.S. Federal Lands — and That's Only the Beginning

    12/09/2022 8:24:45 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12/09/2022 | Gwendolyn Sims
    The oft-misquoted and misattributed 20th-century American philosopher and writer George Santayana once warned, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” And while Santayana had the follies of war in mind when he said it, the phrase could just as easily apply today to the Left’s destruction of American history in the name of “diversity” and “inclusion.” As I wrote last week here at PJ Media, our woke U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Deb Haaland, is hellbent on expunging hundreds of existing “offensive” and “derogatory” geographic names on federal locations that aren’t deemed “diverse” enough — an...
  • Possible cover up on the Biden administration Griner swap. (tweet)

    12/09/2022 4:19:25 AM PST · by Phoenix8 · 30 replies
    Twitter via Blaze Media ^ | 12/8/2022 | Rikki
    It appears @NBCNews made a MAJOR change to their Griner story WITHOUT an editorial note. It changes the context of the prisoner trade story and takes heat off of White House. Why the cover-up?
  • VA Tech athlete who refused to kneel for BLM can continue lawsuit, judge rules

    12/08/2022 2:46:10 PM PST · by george76 · 8 replies
    The College Fix ^ | DECEMBER 8, 2022 | MATT LAMB
    Soccer player objectively played fewer minutes after refusing to kneel for coach’s woke agenda A Virginia Tech female soccer player who alleged that she lost playing time after refusing to go along with the woke agenda of her coach can continue her First Amendment lawsuit, a judge ruled recently. Former soccer player Kierstien Hening’s suit against coach Charles “Chugger” Aidair can proceed, federal Judge Thomas Cullen announced on December 2. Aidair moved to dismiss the lawsuit, but Cullen ruled Hening’s suit could continue. The issue arose during the fall 2020 season, after the Black Lives Matter riots over the summer...
  • DeSantis Disputes Book-Banning Charge [semi-satire]

    12/08/2022 10:07:33 AM PST · by John Semmens · 10 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 4 December 2022 | John Semmens
    Najahe Sherman, a reporter with CBS charged that "when it comes to banning books, Florida comes in second only to Texas." Sherman's statement was based on a study issued by the left-wing group PEN America. According to this study, 566 different books have been banned in 21 of the state's school districts. Bryan Griffin, a spokesman for the governor's office rebutted the charge, asserting that "we support parents having a course of action to remove pornographic material from the classroom or school library. A decision to cull a book from a classroom or school library because parents convince public officials...
  • 87% of students say college is ‘too difficult’ but refuse to study more

    12/08/2022 7:52:46 AM PST · by george76 · 73 replies
    The College Fix ^ | DECEMBER 7, 2022 | DACE POTAS
    One expert told The College Fix students need to ‘adjust their expectations’ While 87 percent of students said that college is “too difficult,” the same percentage are studying less than 10 hours per week, a new survey found., which regularly surveys college students, gathered data from 1,000 respondents, all of whom attend four-year colleges. “The vast majority of students (87%) say they have felt at least one of their college classes was too challenging and should have been made easier by the professor,” ... 71 percent of students spend fewer than 10 hours per week on studying, and a...
  • Pennsylvania panel to vote on proposal defining sex, race

    12/08/2022 6:27:25 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 14 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | December 8, 2022 | By MARK SCOLFORO
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania government regulations would be revised with extensive definitions of sex, religious creed and race under a proposal set for a vote Thursday — a change some Republican lawmakers see as an overreach on a subject they think should not be addressed without legislation. The proposal would define “sex” as including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, sex assigned at birth, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, and differences in sex development. “Race” discrimination would include ancestry, national origin, ethnic characteristics, interracial marriages and association, traits such as hairstyles that are historically associated with race, and national...
  • ‘American Girl’ Goes FULL Woke, Leaving Shocked Parents to Cancel Gift Plans

    12/07/2022 8:06:36 PM PST · by montag813 · 54 replies
    RNN ^ | 12-07-2022 | Jason DeWitt
    by Jason DeWitt | RNNAnother company considered part of traditional and wholesome Americana may have fallen prey to woke ideology. American Girl, which has sold millions of books and dolls to American girls for nearly 40 years, has now released a book that teaches girls that they may not, in fact, be girls after all. The same company that released stories about various young heroines learning lessons, celebrating birthdays, saving the day, and then undergoing "changes" has now released a new "guide" to teach girls to embrace their bodies and their natural beauty — unless they occasionally feel "uncomfortable" with...
  • Vanguard Drops Out Of Climate Initiative As Reaction Against Woke Investing Continues

    12/07/2022 2:55:01 PM PST · by DFG · 26 replies
    Dailywire ^ | 12/07/2022 | Ben Zeisloft
    Vanguard will no longer participate in the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative as lawmakers and the broader marketplace scrutinize the company’s support of the environmental, social, and governance movement, also known as ESG. Signatories of the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative promise to move portfolio companies closer to eliminating net carbon emissions by 2050 or sooner. Vanguard will withdraw from the initiative to “provide the clarity our investors desire about the role of index funds and about how we think about material risks, including climate-related risks,” according to a statement. The move occurred hours after officials in the state of...
  • The Hijacking of Pediatric Medicine

    12/07/2022 1:17:00 PM PST · by TChad · 9 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | December 7, 2022 | Aaron Sibarium
    Thousands of pediatricians convened in Anaheim, Calif., in early October for the American Academy of Pediatrics’s (AAP) annual conference. The group, which boasts 67,000 members in the United States and around the world describes itself as "dedicated to the health of all children."So some audience members were shocked when Dr. Morissa Ladinsky, an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, lauded a transgender teenager for committing suicide. In an address about "standing up for gender-affirming care," Ladinsky eulogized Leelah Alcorn, an Ohio 17-year-old who, in Ladinsky’s words, "stepped boldly in front of a tractor trailer, ending...
  • Watch: Tom Cotton Hits Woke CEO with 9 Brutal Words After Kroger, Albertsons Come Crying to GOP

    12/07/2022 12:16:39 PM PST · by lowbridge · 28 replies ^ | December 7, 2022 | Elizabeth Stauffer
    Members of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust and Consumer Rights questioned the woke CEOs of grocery store giants Kroger and Albertsons about their proposed $25 billion merger last week. Fearing this deal will “raise prices, cut jobs and exacerbate inequality in food access through the closing of more locations,” unions and progressive advocacy groups oppose the deal and have lobbied the Biden administration to stop the planned merger, according to The Hill, During his questioning of Kroger CEO William Rodney McMullen, Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton, a Republican, delivered one of the best legislative smackdowns I’ve seen in...
  • U. Alabama transgender student rejected by all sororities can’t figure out how tampons work

    12/07/2022 11:53:39 AM PST · by ChipMarne · 31 replies
    The College Fix ^ | December 3, 2022 | Dave Huber
    Remember the University of Alabama transgender student who was rejected by every sorority “she” rushed? The allegedly female TikTok influencer apparently doesn’t know how to use one of the most female of products — a tampon. Grant Sikes was turned down by 19 sororities at UA which the student documented on the social media video platform. Sikes called the rejections “extremely upsetting” and “sad,” but was “hopeful for a future where everyone is welcomed for just being themselves.” According to Newsbusters, Sikes now is emulating Dylan Mulvaney, a “trans actress, comedian and content creator” who recently got an audience with...
  • Walmart CEO warns that retail giant could HIKE prices or shut down some stores if 'historically high' thefts at the chain continue and prosecutors’ lax approach to dealing with criminals is not corrected

    12/07/2022 8:38:28 AM PST · by george76 · 54 replies
    DAILY MAIL ^ | 6 December 2022 | MELISSA KOENIG
    Walmart CEO Doug McMillon admitted that theft has become a major issue for the chain.. he said that woke district attorneys' policies need to be 'corrected' or the company will be forced to raise prices or shut stores.. McMillon did not specify which locations have experienced the record-high level of shoplifting, but stores in LA have had to lock up most of their inventory.. Robberies there are up over 10%; critics blame DA George Gascon's policies.. ... Target, also revealed that shoplifting at its stores had jumped more than 50 percent year on year, leading to more than $400 million...
  • The Death of Liberal Education and the Birth of the ‘Woke’: Our universities have failed in their primary reason for existing.

    12/07/2022 8:37:59 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 12/07/2022 | Bruce Thornton
    Last fall I taught my last class, ending a teaching career that began in the fall of 1977. During that time I watched as higher education deteriorated under the pressures of leftist ideology, rank careerism, bureaucratic inertia, and philistine utilitarianism. The humanities––English, foreign languages, philosophy, history, the arts––have been particularly corrupted.Worse, liberal education, the passing on of the traditions, foundational ideas, and collective wisdom of the West, has been virtually banished from most of our schools and colleges. Universities, with a few exceptions, no longer ground students in liberal education, and teach them “to know the best that has been...
  • Team Biden’s 401(k) heist could raid your retirement for a woke agenda

    12/07/2022 1:58:33 AM PST · by Libloather · 46 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/06/22 | Betsy McCaughey
    resident Joe Biden is threatening the returns of 401(k) savings accounts, risking millions of workers’ comfortable retirements. If you put money into a 401(k), beware. Until now, the law always required fund managers entrusted with your savings to invest the money where it’s expected to get the top profit for you. Period. But late last month, Biden’s Labor Department announced a rule change that goes into effect at the end of January. It will allow fund managers to invest your money in the stocks of companies that favor left-wing policies, even if they earn a lower return. It’s legalized theft....
  • Disney Sets Date for Closing ‘Racist’ Splash Mountain Ride

    12/04/2022 3:08:11 PM PST · by thegagline · 56 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | 12/04/2022 | Tom Ozimek
    Disney has announced a closing date for the iconic Splash Mountain ride to carry out a long-planned revamp after elements of the iconic attraction were criticized for supposedly being racist. Splash Mountain, which has been a staple at several Disney theme parks for decades, will close at Walt Disney World in Florida on Jan. 23, 2023, according to a statement on the Disney Parks Blog. The ride, which draws on the film Song of the South that has been criticized for reinforcing racial stereotypes, is also featured at another Disney theme park in Anaheim, California. *** Following the death of...
  • Bob Iger Confirms Disney Will Double Down On Woke Content: “We Can’t Lose That, We Just Can’t”

    12/04/2022 2:16:59 PM PST · by libh8er · 90 replies
    BoungingIntoComics ^ | 11.30.2022 | Jacob Smith
    Bob Iger may be back at the helm of The Walt Disney Company, but if anyone thought his return would see the company shift away from divisive identity politics, they would be sadly mistaken. “The Board has concluded that as Disney embarks on an increasingly complex period of industry transformation, Bob Iger is uniquely situated to lead the Company through this pivotal period,” announced the Disney board’s current chairman, Susan Arnold, in a statement provided to the media on November 20th. “We thank Bob Chapek for his service to Disney over his long career, including navigating the company through the...
  • Iconic Disney Ride Set to Close in Less Than 2 Months Due to Being 'Not Appropriate in Today's World'

    12/04/2022 11:51:31 AM PST · by lowbridge · 106 replies
    Western Journal ^ | December 4, 2022 | Richard Moorhead
    Even Disney theme parks aren’t immune from the onslaught of wokism. In January, Disney is finally closing its iconic Splash Mountain attraction at Disneyland in California and Disney World in Florida (“The Magic Kingdom”), with the company’s bosses citing historical concerns in canning one of the parks’ most popular attractions. The reason? Splash Mountain’s current theme draws inspiration from the 1946 Disney film “Song of the South,” which depicts life on a plantation after slavery’s abolition, according to Fox Business. Disney’s returning CEO has previously singled out “Song of the South” as cause for concern. “I’ve felt, as long as...
  • Indiana Jones franchise ushers in female lead to replace Harrison Ford

    12/04/2022 5:52:17 AM PST · by Bon of Babble · 146 replies
    PM ^ | Dec. 2, 2022 | Joshua Young
    "A handful of different endings have been shot and are being shown to test audiences. In one, Indy dies but not before handing over his bullwhip to Phoebe’s character."