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  • Woo hoo!! And our 3rd quarter FReepathon is now underway!! [Thread II]

    Prayers up for all the families suffering from the impact of this virus. And we're praying that the spread continues fading with the warmer weather and that an effective treatment and vaccine are developed before the next flu season starts. And we pray that our people are allowed to go back to work in greater and greater numbers as our economy comes roaring back. And I believe we the people are going to tire real soon about the democrats allowing the radical leftist revolutionary blackshirt/brownshirt squads of their party using violent organized fascist tactics to rampage, riot and burn our...
  • Twitter has removed President Trump's "They're not after me. They're after you" meme

    07/01/2020 6:14:37 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 127 replies
    Twitter has removed President Trump's "They're not after me. They're after you" meme
  • Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany Holds a Briefing

    07/01/2020 1:08:00 PM PDT · by bryan999 · 86 replies
    YouTube ^ | The White House
    Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany Holds a Briefing
  • WATCH: Mississippi governor signs bill to remove Confederate emblem from state fla

    06/30/2020 4:54:24 PM PDT · by Meatspace · 110 replies
    PBS ^ | 6/30/20 | Emily Wagster Pettus
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Mississippi is retiring the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem — a symbol that’s widely condemned as racist. Republican Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday signed the historic bill that takes the 126-year-old state flag out of law, immediately removing official status for the banner that has been a source of division for generations.
  • Pentagon says ‘no corroborating’ evidence to stand up NYT report on Russian bounties

    06/29/2020 10:59:20 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 52 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 29 2020 | Jennifer Griffin, Edmund DeMarche
    The Defense Department said late Monday that there is “no corroborating evidence” to support the explosive New York Times report last week that said the Russian military offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan. The report sent shock waves through Washington and prompted President Trump to outright deny knowing anything about the intel cited in the report. “To date, DOD has no corroborating evidence to validate the recent allegations found in open-source reports. Regardless, we always take the safety and security of our forces in Afghanistan—and around the world—most seriously and therefore continuously adopt measures to...
  • 20% Of Democrats Think Biden Has Dementia

    06/29/2020 9:43:34 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 101 replies
    rasmussenreports.com ^ | June 29, 2020
    Nearly four-out-of-10 voters believe Joe Biden has dementia. Most voters, including just over half of Democrats, feel it is important for the likely Democratic presidential nominee to publicly address the issue. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 38% of Likely U.S. Voters think Biden is suffering from some form of dementia. Twenty percent (20%) of voters in his own party think Biden has dementia. But that compares to 66% of Republicans and 30% of voters not affiliated with either major party. Critics contend that Biden’s frequent gaffes and confusing statements suggest he has dementia. Sixty-one...
  • Joe Biden: H-1B Foreign Workers ‘Built this Country’

    06/29/2020 3:43:45 PM PDT · by eyeamok · 76 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 29 Jun 2020 | Neil Munro
    Joe Biden told NBC News that he would immediately lift President Donald Trump’s June 22 moratorium on the inflow of H-1B contract workers if he wins the 2020 election.
  • China passes controversial Hong Kong security law

    06/29/2020 8:04:35 PM PDT · by Jane Long · 30 replies
    Al Reuters ^ | 6/29/2020 | Clare Jim, Yanni Chow
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - China’s parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the former British colony’s way of life since it returned to Chinese rule almost exactly 23 years ago. .... The legislation pushes Beijing further along a collision course with the United States, Britain and other Western governments, which have said it erodes the high degree of autonomy the global financial hub was granted at its July 1, 1997 handover.
  • NYT Finds Themselves in a Blunder Over Their Botched Russia-Taliban Story

    06/28/2020 6:21:56 PM PDT · by bitt · 110 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 6/28/2020 | beth baumann
    Members of the American intelligence community have concluded that members of the Russian intelligence unit offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants if they successfully killed members of the American military, the New York Times reported. The problem, however, is that almost everyone involved in this story says it isn't true. The White House, Russia and even the Taliban have said the Times' story is false. According to the anonymous source that spoke to the Times, the Russians intending "to destabilize the West or take revenge on turncoats, had covertly offered rewards for successful attacks last year." The source claimed that President...
  • Latest Harris Poll Shows Sharp Narrowing of Biden Lead from 10 to Only 4 points

    06/26/2020 4:26:18 PM PDT · by nwrep · 213 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 26, 2020 | Staff
    If the general election for President were held today, 43 percent of registered voters said they'd choose vote for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, while 39 percent said they would vote for a second President Trump term, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds. The four-point lead for the former vice president is down from 10 percentage points in the same poll from June 1-4. Trump trailed Biden 47-37 in that poll. Party loyalty seems to be intensifying for the President with a 4 percentage point increase of support among Republican voters. The Hill-HarrisX poll was conducted online among 951 registered voters...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 28 June 2020

    06/28/2020 4:23:49 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 228 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 28 June 2020 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows June 28th, 2020 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.).Former CDC director Tom Frieden. Hawk Newsome, Black Lives Matter. Secretary of the Smithsonian Lonnie Bunch. Panel: Marc Thiessen; Gillian Turner; Mo Elleithee.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Sec. of Health and Human Services Alex Azar. Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.). Author and former national security advisor John Bolton (“The Room Where It Happened”). Panel: Eddie Glaude Jr.; Hugh Hewitt; Kasie Hunt. FACE THE NATION (CBS): Vice President Mike Pence. Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.). Gov. Jay Inslee (D-Wash.)....
  • Four Men Charged in Federal Court for Attempting to Tear Down Statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square Amid Protests

    06/27/2020 6:42:08 PM PDT · by M. Thatcher · 176 replies
    U.S. Department of Justice ^ | Saturday, June 27, 2020 | Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Columbia
    WASHINGTON – Lee Michael Cantrell, 47, of Virginia; Connor Matthew Judd, 20, of Washington, D.C.; Ryan Lane, 37, of Maryland; and Graham Lloyd, 37, of Maine, were charged by criminal complaint yesterday with destruction of federal property, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Michael R. Sherwin, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Washington Field Office’s Criminal Division James A. Dawson, and Acting Chief of the United States Park Police (USPP) Gregory T. Monahan. The complaint, unsealed today, alleges that on June 22, 2020, the four men along with other unidentified individuals, damaged and attempted to tear down...
  • NJ City Officials Charged After 1 In 5 Mail-In Ballots Found To Be Fraudulent In Election

    06/27/2020 10:19:57 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 63 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | June 26, 2020 6:45 PM ET | CHRIS WHITE
    New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal filed voter fraud charges Thursday against two Paterson city officials who allegedly engaged in a mail-in ballot scheme in connection to a special election in May. Grewal levelled the charges against Paterson City Councilman Michael Jackson, Councilman-Elect Alex Mendez, and two other men after the Postal Inspection Service warned Grewal’s office that hundreds of mail-in ballots were found in a Paterson mailbox, InsiderNJ reported Thursday. The attorney general’s Office of Public Integrity & Accountability (OPIA) began a probe after the Postal Inspection Service issued the warning. Paterson authorities decided to conduct the May 12...
  • Cheering Supporters Line the Streets to Greet President Trump as He Arrives in Wisconsin (VIDEO)

    06/26/2020 6:39:58 AM PDT · by Indy Pendance · 115 replies
    Twitter/Gateway Pundit ^ | June 25, 2020 | Cristina Laila
    More videos here: https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2020/06/cheering-supporters-line-streets-greet-president-trump-arrives-wisconsin-video/
  • Joe Biden: I Will Force Americans to Wear Masks in Public

    06/26/2020 6:27:57 AM PDT · by maggief · 164 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 26, 2020 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    Former Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that he would compel Americans to wear masks in public if elected president. In an interview with Pittsburgh CBS affiliate KDKA, Biden said that he would use federal power to “mandate” masks. Q: I know you have been critical of the president’s handling of the pandemic in the past. But let’s look ahead. If you became president tomorrow, what would you do differently regarding the pandemic and getting these surging cases now under control? Biden: I would go back to making sure that everybody had masks, that you had PPE [personal protective equipment]...
  • Yahoo News: Let’s Face It, It’s Time To Cancel The Star Spangled Banner

    06/25/2020 7:56:18 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 113 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/25/2020 | Ed Morrissey
    Should the US pick a new national anthem — and is the Star Spangled Banner too problematic in our woke times? It’s not a new demand, and in fact isn’t even a new argument, so it’s hardly surprising to see it emerge in the social unrest surrounding the police killing of George Floyd. Yahoo News music editor Lyndsey Parker says it’s time to replace the Francis Scott Key poem with something more appropriate for our enlightened times, but replace it with what?That’s where this runs off the rails: In an increasingly antiracist era when problematic iconography — ranging from...
  • Supreme Court hands Trump administration win on deportation powers

    06/25/2020 8:29:56 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 55 replies
    FOX News ^ | 06-25-2020 | By Ronn Blitzer
    The Supreme Court ruled Thursday for the Trump administration in a key immigration case, determining that a federal law limiting an asylum applicant’s ability to appeal a determination that he lacked a credible fear of persecution from his home country does not violate the Constitution. The ruling means the administration can deport some people seeking asylum without allowing them to make their case to a federal judge. The 7-2 ruling applies to those who fail their initial asylum screenings, making them eligible for quick deportation. In a decision in the case of Dept. of Homeland Security v. Thuraissigiam, the court...
  • Comey Told Obama that Flynn’s Conversations with Russian Ambassador ‘Appear Legit,’ According to Strzok Notes

    06/24/2020 9:07:33 AM PDT · by bitt · 105 replies
    National Review ^ | 6/24/2020 | ZAchary Evans
    Former FBI director James Comey told President Obama that the 2016 conversations between Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and incoming national-security adviser Michael Flynn were not criminal in nature, according to notes from former agent Peter Strzok released by Flynn’s legal team. The page of notes was taken by Strzok appears to describe a January 5, 2017 meeting of President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and national security officials. This meeting occurred amid accusations that incoming Trump administration officials had colluded with Russian operatives. Strzok was not present at the meeting, and it is unclear what record of the meeting he...
  • U.S. appeals court orders judge to dismiss case against Michael Flynn

    06/24/2020 7:24:13 AM PDT · by gwjack · 122 replies
    CNBC.com ^ | 6/24/2020 | Dan Mangan
    Just a headline for now. Gwjack
  • New York Special Election Results: 27th Congressional District. (MASSIVE GOP WIN)

    06/24/2020 7:13:56 AM PDT · by TexasGurl24 · 78 replies
    Ballotpedia ^ | 6-24-2020 | Ballotpedia
    Republican Christopher Jacobs defeated Nate McMurray, Duane Whitmer, and Michael Gammariello in the special general election for U.S. House New York District 27 on June 23, 2020. -------------- Chris Jacobs Republican 55,131 68.7% Nathan McMurray Democrat 23,673 29.5% Duane Whitmer Libertarian 925 1.2% Michael Gammariello Green 469 0.6%