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  • Total Recall? GOP quartet seeks to oust Pritzker, insisting ‘it’s going to be difficult’ but not ‘impossible’

    05/27/2020 1:33:34 AM PDT · by PBRCat · 7 replies
    The Chicago Sun-TImes ^ | May 26, 2020 | Neal Earley
    Suburban Republican Allen Skillicorn insists he would really rather Gov. J.B. Pritzker finish out his term than be booted from office. “Frankly I just hope the governor fixes the unemployment system, so people can get their unemployment and we should move on from this,” the state representative said. “I mean, I would much prefer that.” Whether the governor is able to solve the unemployment problems that have arisen during the coronavirus crisis remains to be seen, but Skillicorn isn’t waiting to find out. The East Dundee Republican launched a recall effort to remove the Chicago Democrat from office — an...
  • What’s going on in Trenton? Mayor, 2 on council face recall in midst of coronavirus pandemic.

    05/27/2020 1:45:19 AM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    NJ ^ | 5/25/20 | Rebecca Everett, Michael Sol Warren
    It was the call heard 'round the world. A May 2 virtual meeting meant for Trenton officials to discuss fighting the devastating coronavirus in the Capital City devolved into a mudslinging free-for-all of homophobic slurs and insults. **SNIP** But things escalated to new heights on May 2, when West Ward Councilwoman Robin Vaughn unloaded on East Ward Councilman Joe Harrison and Gusciora during a conference call for the local leaders to discuss the city’s response to the coronavirus. In her rant, Vaughn called Gusciora a "pedophile,” a “woman” and a “bitch a**,” among a flood of expletives. When Harrison tried...
  • Snohomish County sheriff faces potential recall for defying Washington's stay-home order

    05/10/2020 3:40:18 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 53 replies
    King5 ^ | 05/10/2020 | King 5
    SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. — Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney could lose his position, after a resident filed for his recall following his announcement that he would not enforce Gov. Jay Inslee's stay at home order. "I think that an elected law enforcement official is to enforce the law," said petitioner Lori Shavlik of Bothell. "They don't get to decide if the law is correct or not." n order to place a recall on the ballot, petitioners must collect 35% of the total number of votes cast for all Snohomish County sheriff candidates.
  • Over 200,000 Michiganders Sign Petition to Oust Governor Whitmer

    04/14/2020 8:25:04 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 75 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/14/20 | Thomas D Willilams
    Michigan citizens have been flooding a petition at Change.org calling for the removal of Governor Gretchen Whitmer, accusing her of gross negligence and failures in handling the coronavirus pandemic.The “Recall Governor Whitmer” petition alleges the governor’s measures, such as “closing and banning various non essential business’s [sic] and activities while leaving others open,” are actually “causing more Michiganders to get sick.”Launched three weeks ago by John Powell, the petition has picked up steam in past days following the governor’s extension of a stay-at-home order and raising penalties for non-compliance to a $1,000 fine and/or six months in jail.In just the 24-hour period between Monday...
  • Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Bans Buying US Flags During Lockdown

    04/13/2020 9:00:46 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 88 replies
    Crazed Democrat Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer prohibited big box retailers from in-person sale of seeds because according to her, food is non-essential.‘Crisis gardens’ or ‘victory gardens’ were always encouraged during a time of war or a time of crisis to supplement rations and boost morale.But the tyrannical governor of Michigan barred grocery stores and brick-and-mortar retailers from selling vegetable seeds.In late March Michigan Democrat Governor Gretchen Whitmer limited access of doctors from prescribing the lifesaving drugs hydroxychloroquine and Z-Paks to save senior citizens in the state from Coronavirus.Hydroxychloroquine and Z-Paks have are widely used by doctors the world over to treat the...
  • Michigan Governor Whitmer recall effort gaining support from tens of thousands

    04/12/2020 3:31:12 AM PDT · by Libloather · 42 replies
    Entertainment News ^ | 4/11/20 | Steve Gruber
    Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is facing a growing backlash against her updated, expanded and extended statewide COVID-19 lockdown order. She issued the new Executive Order on April 9th. Now, tens of thousands of people have put their names on an online recall petition in an effort to push her out of office. The effort to oppose Governor Whitmer has quickly picked up momentum. Residents across Michigan are expressing anger at the new order that denies people the right to garden, do home improvements, meet with neighbors, see relatives or even use a second home or cottage they own somewhere else...
  • FDA NEWS RELEASE FDA Requests Removal of All Ranitidine Products (Zantac) from the Market

    04/09/2020 2:01:10 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 44 replies
    https://www.fda.gov/news ^ | 04.01.2020 | unk
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced it is requesting manufacturers withdraw all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs from the market immediately. This is the latest step in an ongoing investigation of a contaminant known as N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in ranitidine medications (commonly known by the brand name Zantac). The agency has determined that the impurity in some ranitidine products increases over time and when stored at higher than room temperatures and may result in consumer exposure to unacceptable levels of this impurity. As a result of this immediate market withdrawal request, ranitidine products will not be available for...
  • Pompeo Urges Americans Abroad To Return Home Immediately

    04/01/2020 5:15:57 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 84 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/31/20 | Joseph Guzman
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said it’s unknown how long flights from other countries will continue operating, so Americans abroad who wish to return should do so immediately. Pompeo warned that the window to bring Americans home from abroad could be closing. Pompeo said more than 26,000 U.S. citizens from more than 50 countries have been repatriated back to the U.S. The top diplomat said the repatriation task force remains committed to bringing all Americans home. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is urging Americans who are still abroad and wish to return to the United States to do so “immediately,”...
  • Pierre Delecto in the Hot Seat: Utah Lawmaker Files Legislation to Recall Sitting US Senator

    02/03/2020 4:55:33 AM PST · by Hostage · 54 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | February 1, 2020 | Jim Hoft
    Utah Rep. Tim Quinn (R-Huber City) filed a bill this week to recall an elected US Senator. The bill was filed after months of Mitt Romney, aka Pierre Delecto, trashing and working against the Republican President. Mitt has been among the staunchest voices against President Trump, since joining the US Senate in 2019. President Trump had an excellent relationship with Mitt’s predecessor, Orrin Hatch. UT went for president Trump in 2016, in spite of local rightie ‘resistance’ from a few insignificant fools. Orrin Hatch assured president Trump that Mitt would be a good replacement. Then the president endorsed Mitt for...
  • ‘Six years is a long time’: Lawmaker in Romney’s state introduces bill that would let voters recall sitting senators

    01/30/2020 12:07:08 PM PST · by kevcol · 36 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 30, 2020 | Madison Dibble
    A Utah state lawmaker introduced a bill that would allow voters to recall a sitting U.S. senator before his or her six-year term ends. Republican Rep. Tim Quinn, 56, claimed that the bill had nothing to do with either of the state's current senators, Mike Lee and Mitt Romney, but that he believed the policy was important given the length of a senator’s term.
  • A hard-boiled egg recall expands to products sold at Walmart and Trader Joe's following a deadly listeria outbreak

    12/26/2019 2:56:51 PM PST · by Libloather · 102 replies
    CNN via MSN ^ | 12/26/19 | Scottie Andrew
    A hard-boiled egg recall has expanded to products sold at Walmart and Trader Joe's following a deadly listeria outbreak. Almark Foods broadened the recall to include all hard-boiled egg products manufactured at its facility in Gainesville, Georgia, due to potential listeria contamination. The listeria outbreak has been linked to seven cases, including one death and four hospitalizations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. The outbreak is contained to five states, but the recalled products were shipped nationwide. The expanded recall includes popular brands and organic fare, like Egglands Best, Pete & Gerry's and Vital Farms. Trader Joe's egg...
  • Petition for the Recall of Governor Ralph Northam

    12/12/2019 11:41:03 PM PST · by Farcesensitive · 39 replies
    Today we are faced with the possible destruction of our God given and constitutionally protected rights in the Commonwealth of Virginia. But we are not going to back down, we are not going to quietly submit, and instead fight back using every means at our disposal. The Virginia State Constitution provides a means to recall an elected official, even the Governor, for a trial in the Circuit Court, determining if the official has violated their oath of office. The Virginia State Constitution is very clear, in Article 13 it states- ‘That a well regulated militia, composed of the body of...
  • Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

    11/23/2019 6:27:56 AM PST · by bgill · 46 replies
    CDC ^ | Nov. 21, 2019 | CDC
    Based on new information, CDC is advising that consumers not eat and retailers not sell any romaine lettuce harvested from the Salinas, California growing region. Most romaine lettuce products are labeled with a harvest location showing where they were grown. This advice includes all types of romaine lettuce harvested from Salinas, California such as whole heads of romaine, hearts of romaine, and packages of precut lettuce and salad mixes which contain romaine, including baby romaine, spring mix, and Caesar salad.
  • E. coli cases lead to a recall covering 97K pounds of salad products

    11/22/2019 10:43:53 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 81 replies
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | November 22, 2019 | The Miami Herald
    An E. coli outbreak led to a recall covering 22 states and 97,272 pounds of ready-to-eat salad sold at Domino's Pizza and a list of grocers that includes Walmart, Target, Aldi, Albertsons and Giant Eagle. The lettuce is the potential E. coli carrier in the salads made by New Jersey company Missa Bay, all of which are listed here. Missa Bay sold them to food distributors in Pennsylvania, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Alabama, Connecticut, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin. Distributors sold them to retailers and...
  • Cat food sold nationwide recalled over risks to pets and humans

    11/17/2019 9:45:06 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 31 replies
    A Utah company is recalling two-pound frozen bags of Quest beef cat food sold nationwide over fears it may be contaminated with salmonella. “Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products,” the US Food and Drug Administration said this week. The items affected were distributed nationwide through retail stores and are identified with UPC 6-91730-17101-8, Lot N128. No illnesses have been reported. A sample collected tested positive for...
  • PG&E outage fallout a test for Newsom, agencies

    10/19/2019 5:12:26 AM PDT · by ptsal · 22 replies
    Western Farm Press ^ | Oct 16, 2019 | Tim Hearden
    The blackouts imposed by Pacific Gas & Electric Co. in mid-October affected hundreds of thousands of residents throughout California, causing agricultural operations to come to a virtual standstill in some areas while costing the state’s overall economy as much as $2.6 billion, according to some estimates. It also fueled a valuable conversation about the condition of our forests and the apparent lack of preparedness among our government agencies and utilities.
  • ‘I’m Out’: PG&E Blackouts Stagger Californians

    10/14/2019 5:59:41 AM PDT · by karpov · 106 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Oct. 13, 2019 8:12 pm ET | Zusha Elinson, Ian Lovett, Alejandro Lazo and Jim Carlton
    ... California residents have come face-to-face with an uncomfortable new reality: Large swaths of the state—by itself the fifth-largest economy in the world, and home to the globe’s most technologically advanced companies—may be subject to the sort of abrupt blackouts normally associated with underdeveloped countries. The state’s three big investor-owned utilities now have regulatory permission to cut off power to parts of their service territories during strong winds to reduce the risk of their electric lines causing wildfires, after at least 21 blazes linked to utility equipment killed more than 100 people and burned tens of thousands of homes in...
  • Gavin Newsom recall petition: 600,000 signatures expected by end of October

    10/13/2019 7:38:32 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 40 replies
    https://noqreport.com ^ | October 11, 2019 | Carl Durrel
    Efforts to recall California Governor Gavin Newsom are beating expectations, having reached 150,000 signatures three weeks after launching. According to the petition’s originator, Congressional candidate Erin Cruz, the petition is expected to hit 600,000 signatures by the end of this month. The petition needs to have 1.5 million signatures by February 13, 2020. Cruz is shooting for 2.4 million to make sure enough get certified. If the recall petition reaches its signature requirements, California will hold a new gubernatorial election. Newsom will be forced to step down if he loses. The last time a recall petition was successful in California...
  • California prepares to Recall Newsom

    10/05/2019 5:53:21 PM PDT · by seenenuf · 70 replies
    The Recall of Gov. Newsom is now in full swing. The info and forms on this web page are excellent. Print the form - 14 inch paper and follow directions. I re-printed 20 pages at Staples and half are already easily signed. It's Nip Newsom time. https://recallnewsom.us/
  • Recall California Governor Gavin Newsom! Make California Great Again

    10/02/2019 7:40:14 PM PDT · by hapnHal · 21 replies
    www.change.org ^ | 1 Oct 19 | Joshua Lindsay
    Recall California Governor Gavin Newsom! Make California Great Again.Governor Gavin Newsom in addition to Governor Jerry Brown have declared California a Sanctuary State, importing illegal immigrants to replace the people of California, and give them California's tax payer funded goods and services in order to alter the voting demographics against Americans, and in favor of Democrats. Recently, in 2019 within months of taking office, Governor Gavin Newsom pulled troops off the southern border when President Trump attempted to stop illegal immigrant caravans from entering the United States which threaten all of the United States not just California, and continues to...