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  • Michigan Governor Whitmer and Nursing Homes

    05/29/2020 2:20:50 PM PDT · by Jerrybob · 23 replies
    Michigan Freedom Fund ^ | 5/29/20 | Michigan Freedom Fund
    LANSING, MI, May 29, 2020–The Michigan Freedom Fund today asked Governor Gretchen Whitmer and senior administration officials to be more transparent with press and thepublic and to release long-requested and critical data surrounding the state’s decision to move patients with COVID-19 into the state’s nursing homes, among the population most vulnerable to the virus.Important questions Governor Whitmer has the opportunity to answer include: 1) Asked at Thursday’s press conference why “there hasn’t been a ban on COVID-19 patients in nursing homes” Governor Whitmer bewilderingly but directly responded: “Obviously we, like states across the country...have been learning an incredible amount about...
  • Black Business Owner Who Invested Life Savings Into Looted Bar: “I Don’t Know What I’m Gonna Do”

    05/29/2020 9:17:41 AM PDT · by budj · 78 replies
    Summit News ^ | 5/29/20 | Paul Joseph Watson
    A black business owner who invested his life savings into what is now a looted and destroyed sports bar cried on camera as he lamented, “I don’t know what I’m gonna do.” A news report describes how the Minneapolis bar owner was attempting to clean up when thugs tried to break in again during filming and loot his safe. “I don’t know what I’m gonna do, I worked so hard to get here, so hard,” the owner says as he cries. #MinneapolisRiot This isn’t even protesting anymore. Swear people go too far — kreeche (@FatherKee) May 29, 2020 The...
  • The Road To Hell Is Paved With…Free Utilities?

    05/28/2020 4:56:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | May 28, 2020 | Derek Hunter
    “The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.” That saying holds true more now than ever. But in the rush to “do something,” what the government does – in response to the global pandemic – actually matters. In the last few months, Washington has spent at least $5 trillion trying to mitigate the economic damage done by lockdowns and stay-at-home orders. And that’s not counting the cash the Federal Reserve is setting on fire daily. It’s easy to sneak favors into massive omnibus spending bills, so it’s Christmas in spring right now. The Kennedy Center gets a truckload of...
  • Efforts underway to get food from US farms to the needy

    05/27/2020 4:06:12 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 17 replies
    RFD TV ^ | May 27, 2020 | RFDTV Staff
    <p>OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — As food banks have struggled to meet soaring demand from people suddenly out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been especially troubling to see farmers have to bury produce, dump milk and euthanize hogs.</p>
  • COVID Rolls Downhill In Wyoming: The American People Are Making The Hard Calls When Our Leaders Won’t

    05/27/2020 6:42:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 27, 2020 | Christopher Bedford
    There’s a reason for that: The owner kept everyone who was willing to work on the payroll through the entire two-month shutdown. The second-generation chairman of Tennessee’s Holston Gases, Bill Baxter isn’t short on capital. He bought the bar just three years ago — four years after buying the well-known hotel and Silver Dollar Bar up the road. “They paid for us to get additional training so I got a certification for environmental awareness in response to FEMA online incident management,” Bennett Gocke, the man in charge of safety and security for patrons and staff, tells me. “And then on...
  • At Moving Press Conference, Governor Invites Citizens To Come Forward And Accept Government Into Their Hearts

    05/25/2020 12:23:48 PM PDT · by DFG · 7 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 05/25/2020
    A local state governor brought the house down this week with a rousing press conference that left everyone in tears. As people around the state watched, intently waiting for the governor to give them hope, or at least permission to get a haircut, the governor gave a speech to remind his citizens where their hope truly came from. "Only my benevolent power can save you!" the governor said. "There is still time to accept the government as your own personal lord and savior! With every head bowed and every eye closed, I want you to take this moment and invite...

    05/24/2020 12:28:16 AM PDT · by 7thson · 49 replies
    If any Freeper like this, it would be much appreciated to share it far and wide. Not only share it on the internet, but share it with people on the street. Thank you
  • Virus of Government

    05/19/2020 12:35:41 PM PDT · by Former MSM Viewer · 2 replies
    My wife & I went to Mass yesterday for the first time in over a month of the churches being shut down. While it was joyful to be back in church, I was initially angry at the procedures and spacing. I noted the bleached out backs and sides of the pews from the repeated wiping. It was distressing to see our priest speaking the word of God through a mask. It was like nothing I have ever seen when he squirted his hands with sanitizer before offering us the Host. Then I thought of Christians around the world, in Iraq,...
  • Nassau County Exec’s Tennis Balls Rule, Don’t Touch Other Player’s Balls

    05/19/2020 3:30:16 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 35 replies ^ | 5/17/20 | unknown
    Nassau County chiefs want their residents to kick each other’s balls if they must, but don’t you dare go touching them … tennis balls, that is. Hey, no giggling! That was pretty much how it sounded when County Executive Laura Curran gave a rundown on how Nassau was going to navigate reopening tennis courts there, and what the new regulations would be when handling one another’s balls. Again … tennis balls. In fact, you can tell Curran was trying her hardest to get the word “tennis” in there each and every time she mentioned “balls,” but eventually she slipped …...
  • DEFIANCE – There are More of Us Than Them

    05/18/2020 10:25:47 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 30 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | May 17, 2020 | sundance
    In April something was bugging me… a familiarity amid the COVID lock-down status & another time… I couldn’t quite put my finger on it until a dear friend reminded me.Many U.S. states are acting like the early 1980’s and the imposition of Martial law in Poland to target the Solidarity movement.  Subsequently I wrote about it on a Twitter thread, because the parallels were really quite remarkable.Both Poland circa 1980 and the U.S. friction in 2020, center around fragile economic issues. Both were an outcome of state control; and the key connection is government targeting control over the workers.In both...
  • Richard Jewell Movie (2019)

    05/16/2020 4:15:45 PM PDT · by Making_Sense [Rob W. Case] · 31 replies
    Whenever you hear or read about someone in the media, what do you think happens to that person you’re reading about? With perceptions formulating in your mind about that person based on what you read and perhaps hear all around you, how do you think all of that affects that person? In an age where fake news, political slander, and censorship of real facts inundates the American media, this film, based on a true story, takes you up close and personal to the private life of a “regular joe” who lived a private hell because all of the above was...
  • Covid 19: When do we look back and amend

    05/14/2020 4:40:49 PM PDT · by Outlaw76 · 8 replies
    5/14/2020 | outlaw76
    Like most, I’ve been working from my home for over two months now. At first it made sense due to the uncertainty involved with the Covid-19 virus. Back in Mid-March we were looking at data from China that was suspect, massive deaths in Italy and a virus that spread in such an insidious way that it would be nearly impossible to prevent it’s spread without drastic actions. We were looking at hospitals being overwhelmed and with too few beds to take care of the ill. It was a pretty scary time.By Mid-April we knew that the virus was most deadly...
  • Does the government work for us or do we work it?

    05/13/2020 11:29:23 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 13 2020 | Judge Andrew P. Napolitano | Creators Syndicate
    “When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty.” Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) To Thomas Jefferson, the fulcrum between the people and the government they have elected was fear. He argued succinctly that the government would only respect liberty if it feared losing power. Today, the relationship between people and government is power. Does the government have the power to tell us how to make personal choices, or do we have the power to tell the government to take a hike? Stated differently, does the government work for us or do we...
  • Let's Not Waste a Crisis

    05/13/2020 4:34:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | May 13, 2020 | Walter E. Williams
    Former Barack Obama adviser Rahm Emanuel, during a recent interview, reminded us of his 2008 financial crisis quotation, "Never allow a crisis to go to waste." The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a wonderful opportunity for those of us who want greater control over our lives. Sadly, too many Americans have already taken the bait. We've allowed politicians and bureaucrats to dictate to us what's an essential business and what isn't, who has access to hospitals and who hasn't, and a host of minor and major dictates. Leftist politicians who want to get into our pocketbooks are beginning to argue that...
  • L.A. County ‘with all certainty’ will keep stay-at-home orders in place through July

    05/12/2020 12:09:31 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 129 replies
    Los Angeles County’s stay-at-home orders will ‘with all certainty’ be extended for the next three months, Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said.
  • Shad Sullivan's Message Of The Coming Food Collapse 2020

    05/10/2020 8:13:19 AM PDT · by beejaa · 41 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 27, 2020 | Shad Sullivan
    Shad Sullivan Is A Farmer And Has A Strong Message To The American People And The American Government. The World Health Organization Does Not Own America.You Can Find Shad Sullivan On Face Book.
  • Would You Let The Government Track Your Smartphone If It Meant We Could Reopen Sooner?

    05/09/2020 3:50:21 AM PDT · by Libloather · 59 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 5/08/20 | David H. Freedman
    Before the pandemic, the plan would have seemed like something ripped from a distant dystopian future in which the human race fully surrenders to Big Tech. On the April 10 online document, the logos of Google and Apple sat atop a description of the companies' joint plan to enable America's cellphones to keep track of everyone with whom their owners come into contact. Who would sign on to such extensive surveillance? Much of the world already has. In South Korea, health officials use apps and video cameras to track down people who came into contact with COVID-19 patients before symptoms...
  • Pandemic Recovery: Putting America’s Workers First

    05/08/2020 2:01:44 PM PDT · by jroehl · 11 replies ^ | May 4, 2020 | KEVIN LYNN
    In the words of Lisa, a knowledge worker: “I have degrees in math and computer science from the late 80s. Ditto my husband. He’s a database administrator. We’ve both been in IT our entire careers and are sickened to see what’s happened with all of the outsourcing. We are sick of training our Indian replacements.” Another American wrote to us: “I’m a 47-year-old database developer. I’ve been replaced multiple times (that I’m aware of) by OPT workers, and I’ve seen my entire IT department at a major corporation replaced by Indian H-1Bs. I do ‘have skills.’ I’m highly regarded and...
  • COVID-19: Government's Bad Choices and the Impact on Doctors

    05/08/2020 6:44:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/08/2020 | Keith Jackson
    Private physicians' offices across the country have had to furlough core staff, often with decades of service to their businesses, because of the coronavirus-induced, government-mandated shutdown. Doctors who own these small business ventures, many of whom were on the front lines in the battle against AIDS back when it was 100% lethal, have been forced to sit on their hands at home for this pandemic. Surgery centers, frequently the lifeline between economic solvency and bankruptcy for both private surgeons and hospitals, are lying dormant, their fixed costs still accruing. Promised federal bailout money is not going to come close to...
  • Liberate Idaho

    05/04/2020 1:16:48 PM PDT · by Politically Correct · 3 replies
    Blog and Mablog ^ | 1 May 2020 | Douglas Wilson
    Liberate Idaho Posted onFriday, May 1, 2020 by Douglas Wilson Remarks on the steps of the Capitol in Boise/May 1, 2020 Introduction It is a great privilege to be here, and a high honor to be able to address you all, and so I thank the organizers of this event. In the kindness of God, I have spoken to many assemblies, congregations, and conferences. I have spoken to small groups and to large ones. I have spoken in numerous states, and in many different countries. But I do have to say, in all honesty, that I have never spoken to...