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  • Hawaii governor urges bolder climate action: Net zero is 'not good enough'

    11/08/2021 11:37:12 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/08/2021 | Sharon Udasin
    Hawaii Gov. David Ige (D) called on Monday for global emission reduction goals that aspire beyond "net-zero," as island communities continue to bear the disproportionate effects of climate change. The Biden administration has pushed for a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions within the next few decades, under which the U.S. would seek to eliminate or offset climate pollution entirely. But Hawaii has gone further, with Ige telling other governors gathered at the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow that his state is "committed to a net-negative goal by 2045, or as soon as practicable, because we know that...
  • Barack Obama tells Virginians we don't have time for 'trumped up culture wars' & 'fake outrage'

    10/23/2021 5:51:40 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 74 replies ^ | 10/23/2021 | Brett T
    Twitchy US NEWS MEDIA ENTERTAINMENT CARTOONS Premium Content My Account × Search Barack Obama tells Virginians we don’t have time for ‘trumped up culture wars’ and ‘fake outrage’ Posted at 7:45 pm on October 23, 2021 by Brett T. Everyone has noticed by now that Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe is bringing in a lot of big names who don’t live in Virginia to campaign for him: Kamala Harris, Stacey Abrams, Barack Obama, and Joe Biden, to name a few. Obama campaigned for McAuliffe over the weekend and told the “crowd” that we don’t have time for “trumped-up culture...
  • Clyburn: Biden Spending Plan not ‘Zero Cost’ — ‘No Way to Pay’ for a $6 Trillion or Even $3.5 Trillion Program

    10/22/2021 10:44:33 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/22/2021 | Trent Baker
    House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) on Friday sounded a different tune than President Joe Biden on the cost of his so-called Build Back Better agenda. Biden and his administration have maintained that the $3.5 trillion spending package would come with “zero cost” to the American people, but Clyburn told MSNBC’s “Craig Melvin Reports” that “there’s no way to pay” for a $6 trillion program or even a $3.5 trillion program. The South Carolina congressman said Democrats are “committed” to paying for what they deem necessary and emphasized they are “close to finding that sweet spot.”
  • Chris Wallace on 'Kilmeade Show': Biden's zero-dollar claim 'might be the dumbest spin line I've ever heard'

    10/08/2021 7:15:28 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/07/2021 | Fox News Staff
    "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace joined "The Brian Kilmeade Show" Thursday, weighing in on President Biden and his team's continuous claims the president's Build Back Better agenda "costs zero dollars." The administration has repeated the claim despite loud condemnations from the Washington Post's fact-checker, budget analysts and at least one columnist who supports the infrastructure bills associated with the agenda.
  • McDonald's planning net zero emissions by 2050

    10/04/2021 10:35:44 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/04/2021 | OLAFIMIHAN OSHIN
    McDonald’s is planning to cut its greenhouse gas emissions so that the company is net-zero emissions by the year 2050. The restaurant shared on Monday that it is partnering with the nonprofit organization Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to help revamp its climate change focus and meet the new goal. “We believe we have both a privilege and a responsibility to help lead on issues that matter most in communities – and there is no issue more urgent globally and of impact locally than protecting our planet for generations to come,” McDonald’s President and CEO Chris Kempczinski said in a...
  • Joe Biden: My $3.5 Trillion Agenda Costs ‘Zero Dollars’

    09/27/2021 5:58:40 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/27/2021 | Charlie Spiering
    President Joe Biden continued pushing a new White House talking point that claimed his $3.5 trillion spending agenda actually cost “zero dollars.” “My Build Back Better Agenda costs zero dollars,” a post from Biden’s Twitter account read on Saturday.
  • Australia to end 'covid zero' policy: 'Not a sustainable way to live'

    08/30/2021 11:39:43 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 58 replies
    Fox News ^ | 08/30/2021 | Peter Aitken
    Australia is set to end its "covid zero" policy after Prime Minister Scott Morrison determined that the country’s approach is not "sustainable" in the face of the more infectious COVID-19 delta variant. Australia has maintained a strict policy of restrictions and lockdowns to stamp out any outbreak, but the government over the weekend laid out a new plan that marks a sharp change in policy. The government will drop most restrictions once 80% of adults are vaccinated, which the government believes could happen by the end of the year, The Economist reported. Any further action would occur only after hospitals...
  • Hawaii Reimposes COVID-19 Restrictions Despite Seven-Day Average Of Zero Deaths From The Virus

    08/11/2021 1:45:23 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 21 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/11/21 | Greg Price
    The state of Hawaii will be re-implementing limits on social gatherings and restrictions on businesses in order to stop the spread of coronavirus cases, Democratic state Gov. David Ige announced Wednesday.“Social gatherings will be limited to no more than 10 indoors, 25 outdoors. Patrons in restaurants, bars, establishments must remain seated with parties maintaining six feet of distance. No mingling, and masks must be worn unless actively eating,” the governor said in a statement posted to Twitter.“All high-risk activities, such as bars, restaurants, gyms, and social establishments will be set to 50% indoor capacity,” the governor continued. “Counties will review...
  • How concerned are you about adverse events related to the vaccines?

    08/08/2021 2:15:07 PM PDT · by foundedonpurpose · 87 replies
    Medscape ^ | August 8, 2021 | Many
    1157 comments Suzanne Adams 9 hours ago I am extremely concerned, especially about the blood clotting. It's been obvious to me from the beginning that these vaccines would do this, especially in people who are low in zinc as zinc regulates blood clotting and platelet function. I have a doctor friend who I believe is suffering from this condition right now, having severe headaches and high blood pressure ever since taking the Pfizer shots. This new JAMA article should lift everybody's eyebrows and demand a stop to mandating these so-called vaccines (be sure and study the graphs): Myocarditis and Pericarditis...
  • Stabenow: Asking Rich to Pay ‘More Than Zero’ in Taxes Is ‘Not a Tax Increase’

    07/15/2021 6:13:13 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/14/2021 | Ian Hanchett
    On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) said that “if you ask billionaires to pay something, that’s not a tax increase, more than zero, it’s not a tax increase.” While discussing the negotiations over the $3.5 trillion budget package, Stabenow said, “We really believe that it’s time that the American people know that somebody’s got their back, and that the tax code should work for working people, not just the rich, not just the millionaires and billionaires. We believe that if you ask billionaires to pay something, that’s not a tax increase, more than zero,...
  • New York City Sees a Day with Zero Reported Coronavirus Deaths

    06/01/2021 11:22:29 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 5 replies
    nypost ^ | 06/01/2021 | Joshua Caplan
    New York City recorded zero reports of coronavirus deaths on Monday, signaling that the U.S. is moving closer to ending the pandemic. The Big Apple also recorded an .83 percent positivity rate, which is the lowest level since virus testing began. “You know the phrase, what have you done for me lately?” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) stated. “I’ll tell you what vaccinations have done for us. We have the lowest positivity rate we’ve ever had since this crisis began because people got vaccinated. It couldn’t be clearer. Let’s keep going.”
  • Cemeteries pay zero property taxes - FYI

    04/14/2021 8:17:04 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 25 replies
    A little birdy | 14 April 2021 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Cemeteries pay zero property taxes, something the mainstream media will NEVER tell you. That means the funeral home businesses that own that type of property make a fortune off of funerals, but pay no property taxes. I am an old man and just learned that yesterday and I read extensively. Interesting that the media doesn't see fit to print all that is news.
  • London Records ZERO Coronavirus Deaths for First Time in Six Months

    03/29/2021 12:44:09 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/29/2021 | Kurt Zindulka
    London has seen zero coronavirus deaths for the first time in six months, according to data released by Public Health England (PHE). Government figures showed that on March 28th, there were no deaths from the Chinese coronavirus in London for people who have received a positive coronavirus test over the previous 28 days.
  • Australia’s most populous state reports zero COVID cases, urges more testing

    01/04/2021 9:22:31 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 35 replies
    nypost ^ | 01/04/2021 | Reuters
    MORE ON: CORONAVIRUS As post-holiday infections surge, Lebanon gears for lockdown Cheap hair lice drug may cut risk of COVID-19 death by 80 percent: study UK man is first to get AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine Scotland to enter another national lockdown SYDNEY – Australia’s most populous state New South Wales (NSW) on Monday reported zero local coronavirus cases for the first time in nearly three weeks, as Sydney battled multiple outbreaks and authorities urged tens of thousands of people to get tested. NSW daily testing numbers have dropped to around 20,000 in the last two days from a peak of about 70,000...
  • Sarah Palin Blasts Obama Book Tying Her to 'Anti-Intellectuals,' Says GOP Dislikes Trump, 'Never Liked Me'

    11/14/2020 4:59:48 PM PST · by blueplum · 33 replies
    Newsweek via MSN ^ | 14 Nov 2020 | Benjamin Fearnow
    Palin responded to comments in Obama's A Promised Land during a Friday evening interview with Newsmax. Both she and host Greg Kelly ridiculed Obama as "aloof and snobby as he's ever been" after he tied her to what he described as xenophobic and paranoid thinking that now dominates the Republican Party... ...Palin said Obama's depiction of her in his new book overlooks that she and the Tea Party movement at the time promoted diversity within the GOP, particularly the "Mama Grizzlies" embrace of conservative women. "It's the antithesis of what the left is acting out today. They're choosing people based...
  • A second stimulus check? Here's how much you could get

    06/11/2020 9:59:07 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 74 replies
    CBS News ^ | June 11, 2020 | Aimee Picchi
    By now, most Americans have received the federal stimulus checks directed by the CARES Act in March to help consumers weather the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Three months later, the downturn has been declared an official recession and the official unemployment rate has soared into double digits, heightening calls for a second round of stimulus checks. There's good news and bad news on the prospects for additional government assistance. The proposed $3 trillion Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions, or HEROES, Act would authorize another round of stimulus payments for most U.S. households. While the bill...
  • Stocks Decline as Oil Prices Collapse to Record Lows

    04/20/2020 10:33:08 AM PDT · by tatown · 103 replies
    The Street ^ | 4/20/2020 | Joseph Woelfel
    U.S. crude futures for May delivery, the near-term contract, sank to their lowest level on record ever Monday, falling below $10 a barrel as traders fretted over the capacity of storage facilities both in the U.S. and abroad. At last check, West Texas Intermediate crude fell 74% to $4.72 a barrel. Contacts for June delivery declined 23%. "In my view, the plunge in oil prices speaks to the decline of global growth as demand dries up," said Dan Russo, chief market strategist at Chaikin Analytics, a quantitative investment research firm based in Philadelphia. "This could be a concern for investors...
  • Obongo and Mooch Commemorative Sculpture advert. Mega-Barf Alert (so don't say you weren't warned)

    01/28/2020 12:29:49 AM PST · by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC · 27 replies
    Newspaper Insert Ad ^ | 1/27/20 | Vanity
    AD TEXT EXCERPTS: "Michelle Obama is ravishing in her red gown while President Obama looks dapper in his perfectly tailored suit.......   First-of-a-kind Barack and Michelle Obama sculpture with a backdrop inscribed with inspiring quote, marble-look base with presidential seal and more!..."   Price: $129.95 US. s&s $17.99 US I didn't zoom in to see the inspiring quote, so I can only guess what it might be .... "You didn't build that"? "If you like your doctor [healthcare plan] ...."? "Elections have consequences"? LINK HERE
  • Colin Kaepernick Rumors: QB Has Received 'Absolutely Zero' Interest from Teams

    11/25/2019 11:30:47 AM PST · by Red Badger · 113 replies ^ | Tyler Conway November 24, 2019
    Despite flashing elite arm strength and fluidity in the pocket during his public workout last week, Colin Kaepernick has reportedly received "zero" interest from NFL teams. “Zero. Absolutely zero. The workout last week did absolutely nothing to enhance the chances that Colin Kaepernick is going to wind up with another team," ESPN's Adam Schefter said Sunday on SportsCenter. "There hasn’t been a team that has requested a workout. There hasn’t been a team that has requested a visit. There hasn’t been a team that has expressed interest in signing him. So, despite the fact that one week ago we saw...
  • Rep. Ratcliffe: Trump’s Alleged Bribery Mentioned ‘Zero Times’ In Impeachment Sworn Testimony

    11/19/2019 10:33:21 PM PST · by TigersEye · 20 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | November 19, 2019 | David Krayden
    Republican Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe said during Tuesday’s impeachment hearing that the use of the accusation of “bribery” has only recently been leveled against President Donald Trump. Ratcliffe said it was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who started to refer to the president’s alleged bribery because it was more comprehensible to Americans than “quid pro quo.”(snip)Ratcliffe noted that the word bribery does appear once in the testimony — but not in relation to Trump. “In fact, in these 3,500 pages of sworn testimony in just these ten transcripts released thus far, the word bribery appears in these 3,500 pages exactly one...