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  • Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Appeal Brief Filed – NAACP Supporting College

    06/06/2020 8:00:18 AM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 1 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | June 5, 2020 | William A. Jacobson
    Oberlin College and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo have filed their Appeal Brief (pdf.) in the Gibson’s Bakery case. The NAACP also has filed an Amicus Brief (pdf.) in support of the college. Full copies of both briefs are at the bottom of this post. The Oberlin College Brief is redacted because some information was filed under seal (the information at issue in the various motions to unseal we previously covered). It’s not clear whether any Amicus Briefs will be filed supporting the Gibsons, to my knowledge no one is coming to their assistance...The NAACP Amicus Brief is the easiest...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 6/5/2020 Newsdump Friday

    06/05/2020 9:57:28 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/5/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    A positive sign for the US economy today with the unemployment rate dropping to 13.3 percent last month, an improvement from April's 14.7... The Mayor of Washngton DC, Democrat Muriel Bowser, renaming the plaza near the White House "Black Lives Matter Plaza" with the name "Black Lives Matter" spelled out in large yellow letters on the street there. Her move not looked upon positively by the "Black Lives Matter" organization which said her move was: "a performative distraction from real policy changes" and "a way to appease white liberals while ignoring our demands"...... Questions being asked about the federal law...
  • What I believe will come out of the protests.

    06/05/2020 6:21:03 PM PDT · by Jonty30 · 29 replies
    Liberals tend to favour government fines and removal of government services for unpaid fines, instead of upfront enforcement of the law. What I believe will happen is that liberals will create more offenses and those offenses will be enforced with fines Unpaid fines will result in an inability to get driver licenses or criminal checks. The net effect will be to make it even harder for blacks to join society.
  • WATCH: Actress Nicole Arbour Helps Save Deli Wrecked by Riots

    06/05/2020 12:41:35 PM PDT · by JV3MRC · 14 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 6/5/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    One actress decided to do some genuine good to help those who have suffered from the riots.
  • VIDEO: Shocked Reactions to STUPENDOUS May Jobs Report

    06/05/2020 10:18:21 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 20 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 5, 2020 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO There was quite a bit of shock today when it was announced that the unemployment rate DECLINED in May despite most economists predicting it would rise to 20%. Here are a few shocked reactions to the May jobs report. My favorite reaction is from the angry guy who is whining that the unemployment really rose but that the stats were faked by the Labor Department.
  • Krugman Conspiracy Theory: It’s Possible Trump Admin Got BLS to Fudge GREAT Jobs Report

    06/05/2020 9:21:29 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 43 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 6/5/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    President Donald Trump’s economy proved it’s not going down without a fight. An excellent new jobs report has Keynesian New York Times economist Paul Krugman babbling about a Trump conspiracy on Twitter to make sense of it.
  • The Country's Protests, Our Response & Your Safety (Citigroup)

    06/05/2020 7:20:08 AM PDT · by karpov · 4 replies
    Citigroup | June 5, 2020
    In light of the continued outpouring of grief and anger sweeping the country over the death of George Floyd and the ensuing unrest, I wanted to reach out to share Citi's response and to update you on the safety of our branch colleagues and clients. Although some Citi branches were damaged recently during the unrest, thankfully none of our clients or colleagues were in harm’s way. We are actively working on repairs and assessing the situation carefully to re-open these branches. Safety is our top priority as we continue to do our best to serve our clients and communities. Where...
  • NYU Business Prof: Covid Has Begun a Long-Overdue Collapse of the American Education System, and They Deserve Everything They're Going to Get

    06/04/2020 10:39:50 PM PDT · by CaptainK · 25 replies
    Ace of Spades ^ | 6/5/2020 | Ace
    Two videos of him, below, making the same basic points. He's on shows hosted by people you will not like (Amanapour, Cooper), but he's worth listening to. His basic notion is this: American education has long been absurdly overpriced. He notes this is the only industry in America which has yet to face significant pressures to cost-cut. He says that parents are getting to see what their $76,000 per year is buying them-- because now they can see the witless profs lecturing to their kids on the Zoom sessions they have online. And parents are thinking: "This is worthless. I...
  • Bill Gates, The CDC, Fauci & Birx now Totally Silent about the Mass Race Riots Across America Proves the Covid-19 Lockdown was a Total Scam

    06/04/2020 3:54:01 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 11 replies
    nteb ^ | 6/4/2020 | G. Grider
    If you’re not sick, everytime you put your mask on, the same masks worn by ANTIFA terrorists, you are allowing them to control you. From the middle of March until just about 9 days ago, there was one persistent and consistent message drilled into our heads around the clock – it’s not safe to go outside. COVID-19 was spreading faster than it could be contained, they said, and the only remedy was a total lockdown of the economy, and of the people. Breathless news updates from Bill Gates, CNN, the CDC, the WHO, Fauci and Birx made us to believe...
  • #Woke CBS News Says Protests ‘Underscore Worsening Racial Wealth Gaps’

    06/04/2020 9:52:01 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 23 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 6/4/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    The news media are trying to rationalize violent riots. CBS News published a piece headlined, “Protests underscore worsening racial wealth gaps: ‘Justifiable anger.’” Authors Aimee Picchi and Irina Ivanova exploited the murder of George Floyd to suggest that the “nationwide protests” have also drawn “attention to the stark socioeconomic differences between black and white Americans.”
  • WATCH: BET Founder Worth $550M Wants $14T in Reparations for Slavery

    06/03/2020 9:16:31 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 45 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 6/3/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    The hypocrisy of mega-rich celebrities calling for reparations for slavery is astonishing. Black Entertainment Television Founder Robert Johnson, as summarized by CNBC, said that the “U.S. government should provide $14 trillion of reparations for slavery to help reduce racial inequality.” He’s currently worth an estimated $550 million.
  • Republicans to tour Nashville as potential convention site (maybe Las Vegas, Orlando, Jacksonville, Georgia)

    06/02/2020 4:55:44 PM PDT · by Libloather · 25 replies
    Politico ^ | 6/02/20 | Alex Isenstadt
    Republican National Committee officials are considering Nashville and other locations as potential sites for the GOP convention amid a standoff with North Carolina over whether it will allow the party to hold it in Charlotte as planned. Party officials are expected to make a trip to Nashville later this week, likely Thursday or Friday, according to a person familiar with the deliberations. Nashville is one of several locations in which Republicans are expressing interest. Others include Las Vegas; Orlando, Fla.; Jacksonville, Fla.; and Georgia. All of the prospective sites have directly expressed interest in hosting the convention, and party officials...
  • NY Times Calls Louis Vuitton Designer Who Decried Looting and Rioting a ‘Disappointment’

    06/02/2020 11:40:38 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 9 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 6/2/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    Apparently, if you’re an icon of the African-American community who doesn’t stand in solidarity with the rioters, you risk being #canceled.
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Monday 6/1/2020

    06/01/2020 8:29:31 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/01/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    China makes a move to end imports of American agricultural products but first..... Speaking in a video posted Sunday Libertarian activist and People's Rights leader Ammon Bundy spoke about the present situtation across the United States noting among other things: "There's middle ground that's right...the police haven't been right they're not right, rioters are not right, they're in the wrong...... The owner of a Louisville, Kentucky business shot dead when Louisville Police and National Guard forces opened fire early this morning. They claimed they were fired upon. David McAtee's sister said: "My brother did nothing wrong. He was an innocent...
  • Soros Funnels Millions to His Lefty Super PAC Democracy PAC from Another One of His Groups

    06/01/2020 10:22:52 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 6/1/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    Liberal billionaire George Soros’s Democracy PAC has been actively involved in funneling millions into left-wing groups pushing twisted coronavirus anti-Trump ads on TV. But just who is funding Democracy PAC?
  • INSURRECTION: Pallets of bricks are being pre-staged in flashpoint cities across the country

    05/31/2020 12:00:03 PM PDT · by MassMinuteman · 42 replies
    Reports from citizen journalists continue to spread on social media that indicate palletted bricks have been strategically placed within known riot locations across the country. These pre-staged stockpiles have been documented in several flashpoint cities including Minneapolis, Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle and Fayetteville, NC. In most cases, the bricks have been placed right along demonstration routes.What organization is behind this effort to effectively arm demonstrators with the steady supply of projectiles being used to spread injury, destruction, and in at least one case, possibly death?One thing's for sure, those responsible for it have access to real money and logistics.
  • Target is Helping Fund the Looting of its Own Stores

    05/31/2020 9:22:24 AM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 21 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | May 31, 2020 | Daniel Greenfield
    ...Good news for looters, you can find some overpriced junk with Teigen's name on it at Target....Maybe if Target stopped doing business with radical lefty celebs who help looters and rioters, its stores would be less likely to be looted. But Vladimir knew what he was talking about. Corporate America can't and won't stop following the lead of the radical lefties...Keep doubling down on social justice and eventually you'll run out of stores. When you make America a target, you also make yourself a target.
  • Now that Spacex has launched, if I were Boeing....

    05/30/2020 2:57:38 PM PDT · by Shark24 · 37 replies
    Youtube ^ | Dec 1, 2000? | United Air LInes
    Time to reconnect with customers
  • Unemployment insurance weaning

    05/29/2020 12:03:30 PM PDT · by karpov · 11 replies
    The Grumpy Economist ^ | May 29, 2020 | John H. Cochrane
    As the economy recovers, public policy faces an inevitable dilemma. How do we wean the economy from support? This comes to the head with federal support for unemployment insurance -- $600 per week, set to expire at the end of July. The unemployment rate will still be high in July. Congress seems to have largely given up, in public, of thinking clearly about the economic purpose of policies, and now the discussion is entirely in terms of who deserves additional "help," often in moral terms -- "people" vs "corporations," various regions, sizes of business, "communities," and so on. How can...
  • Black Business Owner Filmed Crying After Looters Destroy The Sports Bar Where He Invested His Life Savings

    05/29/2020 11:27:05 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 53 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 05.29.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    Yesterday, shops were broken into and looted, and a police station in the city was set ablaze. Police used tear gas and even arrested a CNN reporter. The situation is very serious, but the intention of some “protesters” or should I say, looters had nothing to do with the police brutality! There was a video of one man down on the ground being treated by police outside of business last night. The man was reportedly shot after trying to loot a pawn shop. Also it safe to say that they completely destroyed the city and especially the black neighborhoods! To...