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  • Feds Want To Put Tracking Devices On Big Rigs; Gov’t Could Access Data Whenever They Want

    12/02/2022 11:58:41 AM PST · by llevrok · 47 replies
    Cowboy State Daily (WY) ^ | 12/1/2022 | Kevin Killough, energy reporter
    The U.S. Department of Transportation is proposing a new rule that would require all commercial trucks used for interstate commerce to install tracking devices that would transmit location data and other personal information to police whenever law enforcement requests it. Roger King, owner of Cowboy State Trucking in Kemmerer, said it’s hard enough to find drivers, and putting federal tracking devices on trucks would be one more reason for people to find other jobs. “Nobody likes Big Brother looking at your every move,” King said in reference to the government surveillance figure in the George Orwell novel “1984.” King said...
  • 12 RINOs

    11/27/2022 10:36:52 PM PST · by Dick Vomer · 26 replies
    CNN ^ | Congressional Record
    12 RINOs …
  • Biden’s Goal To Eliminate Oil Industry Jeopardizes Nearly $2 Billion For National Parks (oops)

    11/26/2022 10:14:49 AM PST · by llevrok · 19 replies
    Cowboy State Daily ^ | 11/26/2022 | Kevin Killough
    Biden’s war on fossil fuels may reduce funding for America’s national parks, according to the Western Energy Alliance, a nonprofit energy industry association for the U.S. West. The Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), which was passed in August 2020, provides $1.9 billion for public lands and national park restoration, primarily from onshore oil and gas development on federal lands. The act combined the restoration and Land and Water Conservation funds, which supplies $900 million in matching grant money for state and local parks. No Federal Oil Biden campaigned on a promise that he was going to eliminate the oil industry,...
  • Liz Cheney's Focus on Trump Now Angering Jan. 6 Dems

    11/24/2022 11:20:24 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 52 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Thursday, 24 November 2022 11:06 AM EST | Charlie McCarthy
    Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., angered many Republicans by sitting on the House Jan. 6 select committee, and now she has rankled the panel's Democrat members, The Washington Post reported.Cheney, vice chair of the committee, has upset Democrats by pushing to focus the panel’s final report primarily on former president Donald Trump, The Post reported Wednesday.Members also see Cheney trying to use the committee as the vehicle for her political future."We all came from prestigious jobs, dropping what we were doing because we were told this would be an important fact-finding investigation that would inform the public," one former committee staffer...
  • MSNBC Panelist Floats ‘Exciting’ Liz Cheney, Stacey Abrams Joint Run in 2024

    11/11/2022 11:29:28 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 93 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/11/2022 | JOSHUA KLEIN
    A 2024 joint ticket consisting of Republican Liz Cheney and Democrat Stacey Abrams — who both failed to win seats in the recent midterm elections — is an “exciting” idea, according to an MSNBC panelist who suggested there is a strong “appetite” for such a movement. During an MSNBC segment Thursday night discussing the next moves for losing candidates, including a potential future presidential run by defeated Democrat Tim Ryan, MSNBC contributor and Voto Latino CEO Maria Teresa Kumar appeared to float her idea of a “good ticket” for the 2024 presidential election.
  • SEN. LUMMIS: DeSantis is leader of the Republican Party

    11/15/2022 5:32:42 AM PST · by RandFan · 145 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/14/22 7:30 PM ET | BY ALEXANDER BOLTON -
    Sen. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) on Monday declared that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, not former President Trump, is the leader of the Republican Party, signaling GOP support is shifting away from Trump in the wake of the 2022 midterm election. Asked by a reporter for Politico whether she would endorse Trump, Lummis replied, “I don’t think that’s the right question.” “I think the question is who is the current leader of the Republican Party. Oh, I know who it is: Ron DeSantis,” she said. “I’m saying currently, Ron DeSantis is the leader of the Republican Party, whether he wants to be...
  • Hyperinflation could cause worst economic crisis since WWII, Elliott Management warns

    11/06/2022 1:26:45 PM PST · by george76 · 20 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 3, 2022 | Thomas Barrabi
    The global economy is at risk of crippling hyperinflation and “extraordinary” conditions that could prompt the worst financial crisis since World War II, according to major hedge fund Elliott Management. Elliott Management, led by famed billionaire investor Paul Singer, warned clients that extreme conditions present in the current economic landscape have “made possible a set of outcomes that would be at or beyond the boundaries of the entire post-WWII period ... The letter also cautioned that economies around the world are “on the path to hyperinflation” — a term referring to uncontrollable acceleration in the cost of daily necessities. While...
  • Liz Cheney endorses Democrat Abigail Spanberger in high-stakes Va. race

    11/05/2022 1:31:54 PM PDT · by NeverCheney · 69 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Nov 5 2022 | Meagan Flynn
    Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), the GOP’s most vocal critic against Trumpian politics’ threats to democracy, has endorsed Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.) over Spanberger’s Republican challenger in one of Virginia’s most consequential races this year, transcending party lines to push for the vulnerable Democrat days before the election.
  • Marjorie Taylor Greene to Liz Cheney: “Your father lied our country into a war with Iraq… over 4,500 American soldiers never came back home.“

    11/05/2022 3:15:31 PM PDT · by NeverCheney · 114 replies
    Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene ^ | Nov 5 2022 | Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene
    Liz Cheney attacked Rep. Greene for opposing Biden and US involvement in Ukraine. Today, this was Rep. Greene’s response: “Your father lied our country into a war with Iraq. “Over $3,000,000,000,000 in taxpayer funds were wasted. “And tragically over 4,500 American soldiers never came back home. “This isn’t a game. American lives and livelihoods are on the line. “War = bad”
  • Watch: Trump Releases Ad Highlighting America First Candidates Days Before Midterms

    11/04/2022 8:55:12 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/4/22 | JORDAN DIXON-HAMILTON
    Former President Donald Trump released an ad urging voters to support America First Republican candidates to “help save America,” just days before next week’s midterm elections. The video starts with audio of Trump saying that next week’s election is a “referendum” on President Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D), and Democrat Senate Leader Chuck Schumer (D).” “The radical left Democrat Congress is destroying our country,” Trump said. “You’re going to elect an incredible slate of True America First Republicans up and down the ballot.” The video displayed text encouraging voters to vote Republican while the montage of Trump’s audio...
  • Already With 90% Of The Wyoming Legislature, Republican Party Could Get More (Oh, no. Not more!!)

    11/04/2022 6:57:57 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 12 replies ^ | 11/4/22 | Leo Wolfson
    The Wyoming Legislature’s ratio of 90% Republicans to 10% Democrats represents the widest gap in the nation, and Tuesday’s General Election could see the GOP further solidify its super-majority. But that doesn’t mean Cowboy State Democrats have no chance to retain the nine seats they now have total in the state Senate and House, or even pick up one or two more. When the polls close on Tuesday, it’s the state legislative races where things will likely be more interesting, where there’s potential for Republicans and Democrats to gain or lose seats. There are at least 10, and possibly up...
  • Cheney calls GOP mocking of Paul Pelosi attack ‘disgraceful’

    11/01/2022 12:11:09 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 68 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/01/2022 | MYCHAEL SCHNELL
    Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Tuesday said it is “disgraceful” for some Republicans to be mocking Paul Pelosi, the husband of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), after he was violently attacked at the couple’s San Francisco home last week. Cheney, speaking with journalist Judy Woodruff at an event put on by The City Club of Cleveland, specifically called out members of former President Trump’s family. “The fact that while Paul Pelosi was in ICU, had been brutally attacked, had a skull fracture and numerous other injuries, that there were members of my party mocking him, that there were members of President...
  • Liz Cheney launches new ad targeting Arizona GOP candidates

    10/28/2022 8:19:13 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/28/2022 | CAROLINE VAKIL
    Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-Wyo.) leadership PAC on Friday released a new ad in Arizona targeting two election deniers who are running for high-profile statewide offices, saying “we cannot give people power who will not honor elections.” “I don’t know that I have ever voted for a Democrat. But if I lived in Arizona, I absolutely would. You have a candidate for governor, Kari Lake, you have a candidate for secretary of State, Mark Finchem, both of whom have said that they will only honor the results of an election if they agree with it,” Cheney can be heard saying in...
  • Liz Cheney Endorses Her First Democrat in 2022 Midterms...'At a moment when the very heart of our democracy is being challenged... '

    10/28/2022 5:58:26 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 24 replies
    Headline USA ^ | October 28, 2022 | Staff
    (Headline USA) Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-Wyo., who is set to leave Congress at the end of the year after losing reelection, endorsed her first Democrat this week. Cheney is slated to stump for Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., at an event next week called an “Evening for Patriotism and Bipartisanship.” “I’m proud to endorse Elissa Slotkin,” Cheney said in a statement. “Serving together on the Armed Services Committee, I have come to know Elissa as a good and honorable public servant who works hard for the people she represents, wants what’s best for the country, and is in this for the...
  • Kill A Grizzly In Wyoming Illegally And Get Huge Fines, Jail Time

    10/27/2022 5:39:58 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    Cowboy State Daily ^ | October 27, 2022 | Mark Heinz
    Any killing of a grizzly bear in Wyoming must be reported immediately and will trigger a federal investigation into whether the killing was legitimate self-defense, a wildlife official said. There have been two reported grizzly attacks in Wyoming in the past month. And in one of the incidents, the victim claimed to have hit the bear with several handgun rounds, possibly wounding or killing it. If a grizzly is killed, the first call made should be to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the agency’s large carnivore expert, Dan Thompson, told Cowboy State Daily. “As with any conflicts between grizzly...
  • Remains Identified As Wyoming Hunter Who Went Missing In 2019 Snowstorm

    10/27/2022 5:24:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    Cowboy State Daily ^ | October 26, 2022 | Mark Heinz
    early three years to the day after he went missing in an early-season snowstorm while elk hunting, human remains found recently have been identified as those of Mark A. Strittmater, the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Wednesday afternoon. Strittmater’s remains were found about 325 yards away from prior search areas, according to the sheriff’s office, and identification was made though “examination of the remains and known dental records of Mark Strittmater.” The Carbon County resident was 44 when he went missing Oct. 19, 2019, while elk hunting in the Medicine Bow National Forest and an early-season snowstorm rolled in. His...
  • Cheney: ‘McCarthy is going to make himself the leader of the pro-Putin wing’ of GOP

    10/24/2022 4:03:08 PM PDT · by Mariner · 77 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 24th, 2022 | by Brad Dress
    Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Sunday slammed House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) for suggesting a Republican-controlled Congress would not guarantee additional military aid for Ukraine, accusing him of aligning with Russia and seeking “political gain.”Cheney told NBC’s “Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd that McCarthy “always chooses to serve his own political purpose.”“The notion that now Kevin McCarthy is going to make himself the leader of the pro-Putin wing of my party is just a stunning thing,” she said, referencing Russian President Vladimir Putin. “It’s dangerous, he knows better.”Last week, McCarthy said there would be no “blank check” to...
  • Liz Cheney’s Plan To Divide The Republican Party Has Failed

    10/24/2022 6:43:26 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 50 replies ^ | 10/24/22 | MOLLIE HEMINGWAY
    The widespread and coordinated plan to divide the Republican Party has failed, and it’s a major reason why Democrat prospects for the 2022 midterms are so bad. Separating Republican officials from their growing coalition of voters and the issues they care about has been the Washington establishment’s goal for several years now. The “divide and conquer” plan is being run by the Democrat Party, its propaganda press, and former leaders of the Republican Party such as Liz Cheney, who see how the GOP’s new composition and approach has threatened or destroyed their hold on power. The D.C. partnership has worked...
  • Kevin McCarthy Leading 'Pro-Putin' Republicans Is 'Dangerous': Liz Cheney

    10/23/2022 11:24:27 AM PDT · by NeverCheney · 53 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 10/23/22 | BY FATMA KHALED
    Representative Liz Cheney, a Wyoming Republican, expressed her concerns on Sunday about House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's political goals and his recent remarks about slowing aid to Ukraine. McCarthy is hoping to become the next House Speaker if Republicans secure the House majority in next month's midterms, replacing current Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a California Democrat. During an interview on NBC's Meet the Press, host Chuck Todd asked the GOP lawmaker: "You clearly think this is a are concerned about his speakership, what specifically concerns you?" "The speaker is second in line to presidency and at every moment, since frankly,...
  • Cheney: I Will Do Whatever It Takes Including Presidential Run to Stop Trump

    10/23/2022 11:23:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 152 replies ^ | 10/22/2022 | Pam Key
    Outgoing Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that she will do whatever it takes, including running for president, to stop Donald Trump from becoming president again. Anchor Chuck Todd said, “Donald Trump ends up the nominee in 2024. You’ve said you won’t be a Republican anymore, so it implies you think the party can be saved.” Cheney said, “I think the party has to come back from where we are right now, which is a dangerous and toxic place, or the party will splinter, and there will be a new conservative party that rises if...