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  • SOUTH CAROLINA Rock Hill masks mandate could be extended indefinitely, council voting Monday

    09/15/2020 11:04:57 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 26 replies
    WBTV CBS ^ | 9/14/20 | Morgan Newall
    ROCK HILL, S.C. (WBTV) - A change could be coming to the Rock Hill area. City council will take a vote on the mask mandate that has been in place since July. This vote would make Rock Hill’s mask mandate indefinite until council decides to repeal it. The mandate would have expired on September 7 if council had not voted to extend it until mid-October. Now, council members are trying to keep the mandate without having to vote every 60 days. This is the second reading for this emergency ordinance, so if it passes tonight, it will be enacted. Only...
  • Biden panned for playing 'Despacito' at Hispanic Heritage Month event

    09/15/2020 11:03:28 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 15 2020 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    Joe Biden raised eyebrows on Tuesday evening over his attempt to appeal to Hispanic voters at a campaign event in Kissimmee, Fla. The event was meant to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month. The Democratic candidate was the last speaker of the event to take the podium following several supporters including Eva Longoria, Ricky Martin and Luis Fonsi. However, when Biden approached the podium, he paused and reached for his phone in his pocket.
  • Refugees from socialist countries warn Americans: Don't let it happen here

    09/15/2020 11:01:19 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 3 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 15 2020 | Maxim Lott
    One of the most memorable moments from the Republican National Convention came when Cuban-born Maximo Alvarez cautioned Americans against creeping socialism. “I’ve seen movements like this before,” he warned last month. The Florida businessman is hardly alone among those who fled socialist countries. On social media and in interviews with Fox News, other immigrants who settled in the U.S. say that recent political shifts here – including class warfare, riots and language policing, not to mention calls for expansive government programs – are starting to remind them of what they left behind.
  • Dr. Fauci Backed Controversial Wuhan Lab with U.S. Dollars for Risky Coronavirus Research

    09/15/2020 10:37:09 PM PDT · by TBP · 28 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 4/28/20 | FRED GUTERL
    Dr. Anthony Fauci is an adviser to President Donald Trump and something of an American folk hero for his steady, calm leadership during the pandemic crisis. At least one poll shows that Americans trust Fauci more than Trump on the coronavirus pandemic—and few scientists are portrayed on TV by Brad Pitt. But just last year, the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the organization led by Dr. Fauci, funded scientists at the Wuhan Institute of Virology and other institutions for work on gain-of-function research on bat coronaviruses. In 2019, with the backing of NIAID, the National Institutes of Health...
  • Suspect in Custody After Hours Long Standoff in Lynwood

    09/15/2020 10:29:39 PM PDT · by pnut22 · 8 replies
    Fox 11 ^ | 1/29/2020 | Mary Stringine
    LYNWOOD, Calif. - A suspect is in custody in Lynwood after a standoff connected to a carjacking in the city, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, which added the suspect was not immediately connected to the shooting of two deputies in Compton on Saturday.
  • Chinese Whistleblower Dr. Li-Meng Yan Blames Dr. Fauci for COVID-19 Outbreak Coverup

    09/15/2020 10:27:59 PM PDT · by TBP · 16 replies
    Brinkwire ^ | SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 | Urian Buenconsejo
    Sometime early in August, the news of a certain Chinese virologist by the name of Dr. Li-Meng Yan broke out after she claimed that the whole coronavirus was actually derived from the known Zhoushan bat virus. In a certain live stream interview with the known YouTube channel called G-Translator on August 5, Dr. Yan Li-Meng alleged that the whole coronavirus actually came from the People’s Liberation Army or PLA’s very own lab. Dr. Yan then, later on, fled her own home country in fear for her safety. The known Chinese National Health Commission together with the University of Hong Kong...
  • Sue Bee Honey changing longtime logo

    09/15/2020 8:56:21 PM PDT · by Rastus · 62 replies
    Siouxland News ^ | 09/03/20
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa — After nearly one hundred years in business, Sue Bee Honey is changing its longtime logo. The cooperative of beekeepers from across the nation is painting over the wall of its headquarters on Lewis Boulevard where an image of a Native American girl with a feather in her hair and wings has been featured for years. The president of the Sioux Honey Association says the change has been in the works and isn't linked to recent concerns by some companies about racial insensitivity. "We have moved away from that logo with any of our labels and consumer...
  • Trump's ABC News town hall: Full transcript

    09/15/2020 8:53:22 PM PDT · by Brown Deer · 57 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 15, 2020 | ABC News
    The president answered voters' questions Tuesday in Philadelphia. Read the full transcript of President Donald Trump's ABC News town hall, Tuesday at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
  • FTC Prepares Possible Antitrust Lawsuit Against Facebook, Source Says

    09/15/2020 8:48:39 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 14 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | September 15, 2020 | David McLaughlin
    - U.S. competition enforcers are preparing a possible antitrust lawsuit against Facebook Inc., according to a person familiar with the matter. The Federal Trade Commission has been investigating Facebook for more than a year over whether the social media giant has harmed competition and could file a case by the end of the year, said the person, who was granted anonymity because the inquiry is confidential. No final decision has been made, the person added. A lawsuit by the FTC would mark another major escalation by U.S. officials in their campaign against America’s technology giants, which have come under intense...
  • Never Nikki: The Definitive Rundown of Why Big Tech’s Neocon Puppet Should Never Set Foot in DC Again

    09/15/2020 8:38:27 PM PDT · by rintintin · 30 replies
    Revolver ^ | Aug 27 2020 | Revolver
    For some reason, former South Carolina governor Nikki Haley was a speaker at the Republican convention on Monday night. Nobody is fooled by the unified front that Haley’s appearance presents. Haley was not at the RNC to signal her support for the populist agenda that Donald Trump ran on in 2016, and should run on in 2020 as well. She was there to advance her own ambitions, through superficial association with the Trump administration. These ambitions should be checked now. Allowing Nikki Haley to become a leader in the Republican Party would be a return to Bush-era conservatism, defined by...
  • Biden Emerges From Basement To Campaign In Nevada

  • Data Show 40 Percent of Ohio Counties Experience Rise in Coronavirus Cases 7 Weeks After Mask Mandate Despite Claims by DeWine, CDC

    09/15/2020 8:18:31 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 31 replies
    The Ohio Star ^ | September 15, 2020 | Jason M. Reynolds
    Has Ohio’s statewide mask mandate affected the coronavirus case counts in counties? Data show 40 percent of counties saw a net increase during a 21-day period, despite claims by Gov. Mike DeWine and the CDC. The Ohio Star examined the state health department’s historic case counts. The summary data is available in a CSV file from a link on the Ohio Department of Health’s coronavirus dashboard here. Data Show 40 Percent of Ohio Counties Experience Rise in Coronavirus Cases 7 Weeks After Mask Mandate Despite Claims by DeWine, CDC September 15, 2020 Jason M. Reynolds Has Ohio’s statewide mask mandate...
  • FLASHBACK: Experts Predicted Jerusalem Embassy Move Would Kill Middle East Peace

    09/15/2020 8:12:11 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 12 replies
    freebeacon ^ | SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 | David Rutz
    With Israel, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain signing a historic treaty at the White House on Tuesday, the Washington Free Beacon looks back on predictions of Middle East turmoil when the Trump administration recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital in 2018. Although critics such as former secretary of state John Kerry proclaimed at the time that the rejection of Palestinian claims to the city would stymie peace efforts in the Middle East or lead to violence, the UAE and Bahrain announced they would formally recognize Israel and establish diplomatic relations with the Jewish state. President Donald Trump and Israeli prime...
  • CNBC host Jim Cramer calls Pelosi ‘Crazy Nancy’ to her face during interview

    09/15/2020 8:07:37 PM PDT · by rintintin · 15 replies
    NY Post ^ | Sep 15 2020 | By Ebony Bowden
    CNBC host Jim Cramer called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi “Crazy Nancy” to her face during an interview on Tuesday morning — a taunt for the California liberal typically used by President Trump. The outlandish host of “Mad Money” and former hedge fund manager was interviewing Pelosi on stalled negotiations on a fourth coronavirus stimulus package when the insult appeared to slip out. “What deal can we have, Crazy Nancy — I’m sorry, that was the president,” Cramer said, scrambling to fix the situation. “I have such reverence for the office, I would never use that term.”
  • Donald Trump Opposes National Mask Mandate During Pandemic: A Lot of People Don’t Want to Wear Masks

    09/15/2020 7:52:34 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 Sep 2020 | Charlie Spiering
    President Donald Trump on Tuesday repeated that he did not want to issue a national mask mandate during the coronavirus pandemic. “There is, by the way, a lot of people don’t want to wear masks,” Trump said. “There are a lot of people that think the masks are not good.” The president commented on masks after a voter from an ABC News town hall hosted by George Stephanopoulos asked him why he did not support a national mask mandate. He recalled witnessing waiters serving at a restaurant touching their masks to adjust them and then touching the plates. “The concept...
  • Chinese virologist: China's government 'intentionally' released COVID-19

    09/15/2020 7:40:38 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 62 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/15/20 Last Update 15 mins ago | Sam Dorman
    The Chinese government intentionally manufactured and released the COVID-19 virus that led to mass shutdowns and deaths across the world, a top virologist and whistleblower told Fox News host Tucker Carlson Tuesday. Carlson specifically asked Dr. Li-Meng Yan whether she believed the Chinese communist party released the virus "on purpose." "Yes, of course, it's intentionally," she responded on "Tucker Carlson Tonight." Yan said more evidence would be released but pointed to her own high-ranking position at a World Health Organization reference lab as a reason to trust her allegation. "I work[ed] in the WHO reference lab which is the top...
  • Black pregnant women in San Francisco will get $1000 a month, and for up to two years after birth!

    09/15/2020 7:35:59 PM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 60 replies
    Yahoo via Miami Herald ^ | September 15, 2020 | Summer Lin
    Mayor London Breed on Monday introduced the Abundant Birth Project, which will give a basic income supplement to 150 Black and Pacific Islander women during pregnancy. They’ll get $1,000 a month through their pregnancy and for the first six months postpartum, “with a goal of eventually providing a supplement for up to two years post-pregnancy,” the mayor announced. “Providing guaranteed income support to mothers during pregnancy is an innovative and equitable approach that will ease some of the financial stress that all too often keeps women from being able to put their health first,” Breed said in a statement. “The...
  • Pat Buchanan: Are the forever wars really ending?

    09/15/2020 7:07:46 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 32 replies
    Trib Live ^ | Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:00 p.m. | PAT BUCHANAN
    In Trump’s first term, his commitment to extricate America from the forever wars went unrealized, due in part to the resistance of hawks Trump himself appointed to carry out his foreign policy agenda. Clearly, , with the cuts in troops in Germany, Iraq and Afghanistan, and the appointments of Ruger and Macgregor, Trump has signaled a new resolve to reconfigure U.S. foreign policy in an “America First” direction, if he wins a second term. Will he follow through? Since the end of the Cold War, the U.S. has been in an extended argument with itself over America’s role, America’s mission...
  • Jack ‘Murf the Surf’ Murphy, famed jewel thief and surfer, dead at 83

    09/15/2020 7:05:28 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | 9/15/20 | Times Staff Writer
    The Florida Surf Museum in Cocoa Beach put it this way Sunday on its Facebook page, where Jack Roland Murphy had published so many recollections from his fabled surfing days: “Jack ‘Murf the Surf’ Murphy — surfing pioneer, jewel thief, convicted murderer, who spent the rest of his life ministering the word of Jesus in prisons across the world — has passed away. We will post more details when we get them ...” Murphy was 83. He and his wife had been living in the Citrus County community of Crystal River.
  • Now Biden Refers to a ‘Harris/Biden Administration’

    09/15/2020 6:44:59 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 42 replies ^ | September 15, 2020
    One day after Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), the Democratic vice presidential running mate to former Vice President Joe Biden, referred to what “a Harris administration” will do, Biden himself has the same gaffe. Speaking at a veterans’ roundtable discussion in Tampa Bay, Fla., the Democratic presidential nominee said, “Harris/Biden administration is going to relaunch that effort and keep pushing further to make it easier for military spouses and veterans to find meaningful careers to ensure teachers know how to support military children in their classrooms and to improve support for military caregivers and survivors so much more than we do...