- Former President Donald Trump called on President Joe Biden Sunday to reconsider extending the United States’ deadline for a full withdrawal from Afghanistan.
- “I wish Joe Biden wouldn’t use September 11th as the date to withdraw our troops from Afghanistan, for two reasons.
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- Parents were overjoyed last week when the city Department of Education finally announced changes aimed at restoring full-time, in-person schooling in New York.
- When, last spring, I first started writing about opening the schools, I was agitating for school districts across the country to do the right thing and get their kids back in classrooms.
- Dr. Anthony Fauci on whether he considers gun violence a public health emergency: “When you see people getting killed, I mean, in this last month, it’s just been horrifying what’s happened.
- Dr. Anthony Fauci opined Sunday about the surge of gun violence in the United States and described the spike in shootings as an issue of public health.
- If you are a lawyer representing, say, a voting machine manufacturer suing the Trump-centric propagandist conspiracy network known as OAN, you probably already have today's New York Times story on the network printed out, all the interesting bits highlighted.
- "In interviews with 18 current and former OAN newsroom employees, 16 said the channel had broadcast reports that they considered misleading, inaccurate or untrue."
- The two countries reaffirmed their commitment “to cooperating with each other” through the international processes, such as “the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement,” the release reads.
- U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry met with his Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua in Shanghai for two days of bilateral talks, according to the Saturday press release from the U.S. Department of State.
- Letters to the editor are mostly adamant in restricting outdoor pot growing, claiming that pot requires 6 times as much water as vineyards.
- There are now discussions about cannabis growing in the area, which is legal, and whether vineyards and pot fields can co-exist, and the proper proportions of each.
- In 2020, former President Donald Trump, supposedly “the embodiment of white diabolism,” won “a greater percentage of Hispanics and blacks than liberal-sensitive Republicans” John McCain and Mitt Romney.
- The charging decisions in the police shootings of Daunte Wright in Minnesota and Ashli Babbitt in DC were announced within an hour of each other “with strikingly different conclusions,” observes Jonathan Turley at USA Today .
- Former House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that the so-called America First Caucus was “cruel” and defied the concept of America as a “land of immigration.”
- I wouldn’t call it mainstreamed in our party, but I can tell you that this so-called America First Caucus is one of the nuttiest things I’ve ever seen.
- According to a new report by the Washington Times, the Biden administration has substantially slashed the number of illegal alien arrests that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) typically carries out.
- The following article, Arrests of Illegal Aliens Have Dropped Precipitously Under the Biden Administration, was first published on Big League Politics .
- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has backed Democrats’ effort to pack the Supreme Court by adding four new seats that would be filled by President Joe Biden, arguing the courts should not be allowed to overturn laws passed by Congress.
- “The idea that nine people, that a nine-person court, can overturn laws that … hundreds and thousands of legislators, advocacy and policymakers drew consensus on … we have to … just ask ourselves, I think as a country, how much does that current structure benefit us?
- I’m still incredibly in love with him and can’t picture my life without him in it, but I’m struggling so hard with my feelings of anger and betrayal, going back and forth between “you will be fine, it’s about working through the issues and building a future together by learning from the mistakes of the past!”
- Stoya : It’s great to know whether my instincts are correct and advice is sound.
On April 13, the American Council on Germany, the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, the NVRC, and the Verband Region Stuttgart hosted a discussion with Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA) and Cem Özdemir, Bundestag Member (The Greens) about the subnational dimension of foreign policy. The conversation was moderated by Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook, Executive Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project and Executive Director of The Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship at the Harvard Kennedy School and Co-Director of the ACG’s Eric M. Warburg Chapter in Boston.[…]Read more >Similar articles >
- Since the beginning of the year, the windows of at least four ambulances have been smashed and vehicles parked outside an EMS [Emergency Medical Services] base in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, have been vandalized, according to Oren Barzilay, president of Local 2507 of the Uniformed EMTs, Paramedics, and Fire Inspectors union.
- New York City Fire Department ( FDNY ) EMTs and paramedics are being attacked and need help but no one is listening, their union chief claims.
Journalist slammed online for going to home of paramedic who donated $10 to Kyle Rittenhouse’s legal defense
- The internet lambasted the journalist for "stalking" a private citizen, and some commentators claimed that Nguyen was attempting to doxx the paramedic.
- Jason Nguyen, an ABC-affiliated KTVX news station out of Salt Lake City, used the data breach to find anyone nearby who donated to the Kyle Rittenhouse defense fund.
- National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan: "All we can control is the kinds of investments we make to give the Afghan Security Forces the best chance that they have to defend their country and defend their people." https://t.co/2w9RwkWswG pic.twitter.com/bgWg8t0yx9
- WATCH: Bass "hopeful" on passing police reform: "Republicans that I am working with are operating in good faith" https://t.co/T68zWONHHC pic.twitter.com/fjI74Kird9
- The Allen-Snyder breakup may wind up playing out in a courtroom, with the news this week from The Athletic that Snyder is looking to depose his former Putt-Putt buddy in the bizarre lawsuit the owner has filed against an Indian website — Meaww.com — that posted an article last summer suggesting Snyder was somehow involved with the late convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, with no evidence of any such connection.
- The Allen-Snyder marriage, which began in December 2009, was over when the former general manager turned on his heels and headed past the Washington Football Team owner’s SUV and down the tunnel and out of AT&T Stadium after the final game of the 2019 season, a 47-16 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.
Ex-President George Bush Goes Full Democrat, Calls for ‘Pathway’ to Citizenship for Illegals, Rejects ‘Amnesty’
Former Republican President George W. Bush, in a Friday piece for The Washington Post, called for granting undocumented aliens within the country a gradual pathway to legal residency and ultimately citizenship. “The help and respect historically accorded to new arrivals is one reason so many people still aspire and wait to become Americans,” Bush, theRead more >Similar articles >
PBS Poll Claiming Americans Reject Transgender Legislation is Full of ‘Euphemisms to Prevent Understanding’
- When it comes to being asked "Do you support or oppose legislation that would prohibit gender transition-related medical care for minors," 66 percent of a sample size of 1,066 national adults oppose.
- Another question is "Do you support or oppose legislation that would prohibit transgender student athletes from joining sports teams that match their gender identity?" Opposition from national adults is at 67 percent, compared to 28 percent who support.
- In the tapes, Chester casually explains how his network preys on fear to squeeze out higher ratings.
- CNN President Jeff Zucker regularly called in on a special red phone call, for example, telling his “news” team to play up the COVID death toll whenever the regular news is too dull.
- He confirms that he will be creating "new 'GOT' successor shows (and some non-related series, like 'ROADMARKS') for both HBO and HBO Max." When we heard about the deal, we guessed that Martin would be working on some of the many "Game of Thrones" spin-off series in development, but it's good to have confirmation.
- " A Song of Ice and Fire " author and " Game of Thrones " creator George R.R. Martin has written an emotional new entry on his Not a Blog .
Dr. Fauci joining Snapchat to boost vaccine confidence among target demographics in WH media blitz: report
- An unnamed administration official told Axios that the White House plans to launch a targeted "media blitz" on Monday that will target specific demographics who tend to show higher rates of vaccine hesitancy, including Latino and Black communities.
- White House officials will also reportedly partake in the effort, appearing in interviews with Telemundo, All Ag News and radio host Rickey Smiley, who is popular among Black communities, Axios said.
- Nearly half of New York’s nursing home workers haven’t gotten the COVID-19 vaccine — so the state Department of Health is now putting more pressure on the facilities to bridge the gap, The Post has learned.
- “The residents aren’t the problem, it’s really the low vaccination rates with the staff,” Balboni said.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Sunday that 130 million adults in the U.S., or 50.4 percent of the over-18 population, have received at least one COVID-19 immunization shot. Nearly 84 million adults, or 32.5 percent of the population, have been fully vaccinated. The milestone comes just as the global death toll from COVID-19 has broken 3 million, according to Johns Hopkins University. While vaccine reluctance is expected to present a challenge in the coming months, polls show that willingness to get the vaccine is increasing, with one poll showing that the number of adult Americans willing to get the vaccine swelled from 67 percent in January to 75 percent in a more recent poll. U.S. officials have stressed that they do not expect the recent pause imposed on Johnson & Johnson vaccine administration to affect vaccine accessibility, with Dr. Anthony Fauci saying he expects a decision on the single-dose vaccine soon. “I would be very surprised if we don’t have a resumption in some form by Friday,” said Fauci.Read more >Similar articles >
- “The New York Times is guilty of everything it claims to abhor – patriarchy, fake news and, most egregiously of all, of distorting history,” Israel-based American author Ashley Rindsberg told Breitbart in an interview on Monday.
- Among the most shocking of the revelations made in the book is that, on the eve of the Second World War, the New York Times reported that Poland invaded Germany—a narrative that was created as part of a Nazi propaganda effort.
- It’s good to assert yourself this way, but sometimes this makes it easy to get drawn into every power struggle and debate you’re invited to, even ones you don’t really care about.
- The world is slowly changing all the time, and with the sun in Taurus, you can find real pleasure in this slow but steady motion.
- I ask him what he wants to do to me, and he sends me a long, detailed text about how he’ll tie me up, blindfold me, and gently fuck me until I can’t take it anymore and come all over his dick.
- 12 p.m. I get home from the gym, hop in the shower, and debate with myself if I should send a picture to Noah while I’m all lathered up in soap.
A severed pig’s head was found outside a Santa Rosa, California, home that once belonged to Barry Brodd, a retired police officer who recently testified as an expert witness on behalf of Derek Chauvin, the former Minnesota police officer charged with killing George Floyd. Pig’s blood was splattered all over the front of the house and garage, as well as on a nearby statue, where a sign reading “Oink, Oink” had been left behind. Police were called to the scene just after 3 a.m. on Saturday by the home’s current owners, who said a group of people dressed in black had thrown the pig’s head on their front porch and splattered blood on their house. “It appears the suspects in this vandalism were targeting Mr. Brodd for his testimony,” Santa Rosa Police said in a statement.Read more >Similar articles >
- A Chicago dad was seriously injured, and his seven-year-old daughter was killed by gunshots while they were sitting in a drive-thru at a McDonald’s Sunday afternoon.
- The girl was struck "multiple times" to the body, and the 29-year-old dad was struck to the torso, police said.
- The latest Pew Research Center survey, conducted from April 5 to 11, reveals the number of American adults who say illegal immigration is a very big problem has jumped 20 percentage points since last year when Trump was in office.
- Today, 72 percent of Republican voters call illegal immigration a very big problem — a 29 percentage point increase since June 2020 — while 29 percent of Democrats say the same.
- WASHINGTON—A bipartisan group of lawmakers is pushing to eliminate the cap on federal tax deductions for state and local taxes (SALT) but many argue that such a move would massively favor the rich.
- Lifting the SALT cap would give essentially no benefit to the middle class, contrary to what Democrats and some Republicans have argued,” a Brookings Institution report stated last year.
- The solution to the modern supersensorium is not to swear off fictions, it is to offer concrete reasons to actually believe in an aesthetic spectrum.
- The view originates with Pierre Bourdieu, who in his 1974 book "Distinction" argued "highbrow art" is merely the elite signaling their class difference.
- Attorney Hollis said that Spriggs might have bumped into the 29-year-old player at the bar prompting Donald to initiate a fight.
- An attorney for Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald says that a video proves that the player did not assault a man outside of a Pittsburgh-area nightclub.
- Marshall told Breitbart News Saturday, “If you’re going to pass unconstitutional plans, then you’re going to need a liberal Supreme Court that will not declare them unconstitutional.
- Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS) told Breitbart News Saturday that Democrats need a “liberal Supreme Court” to pass unconstitutional bills.
- In fact, the gov hasn’t answered a single in-person question since December, the Albany Times-Union reported, noting that “reporters have been frustrated by this, with many choosing to highlight each day that journalists are barred from Cuomo’s public events, which often take on the tone of political rallies.”
- On Friday, during a virtual news conference in Buffalo, Cuomo called on only five, hand-picked reporters … who then lobbed softball questions rather than asking any of the obvious and damning ones.
- He pointed to John Cornyn’s complaint that Biden didn’t know how to govern because he wasn’t tweeting enough, and his crazy allegation that VP Kamala Harris was actually the one running things, latching on to the ‘bossy black woman’ stereotype.
- Republicans are so befuddled by President Biden’s success, it is causing some to spout ridiculous accusations, but others are starting to admit their messaging is all wrong.
- Sara’s brother Alex (Manolo Cardona in the present-day, Leo Deluglio in flashbacks), tells police he was the person who strapped Sara into the parachute, so when they discover that her harness had been sabotaged, he’s convicted of murder and sentenced to thirty years in prison.
- I haven’t even gotten into the big game hunting, or the time César got Rodolfo’s wife pregnant, or the way Chema gets iced out of the family business over his sexuality, or the cilice Mariana wears on her thigh, or who tried to kill Sara.
Chicago prosecutor put on leave after telling judge 13-year-old Adam Toledo was armed when police shot him
- Assistant State's Attorney James Murphy was placed on paid administrative leave Friday after telling Judge Susana Ortiz that Toledo was holding a gun when police shot him, according to the Chicago Sun-Times .
- The Chicago Sun-Times similarly reported that one angle of bodycam footage doesn't show Toledo "throwing away the gun, and the boy doesn't appear to be holding a weapon in his raised hands...but another video shows him apparently throwing something through a gap in the fence to the other side — and a video shows an officer discovering a handgun there."
Officials say that no one was in the driver’s seat when a Tesla crashed into a tree in Woodlands, Texas, late Saturday, bursting into flames and killing both male occupants. According to authorities, the men’s wives told investigators that, minutes before the crash, the two had been discussing using the vehicle’s Autopilot function before going for a ride. Physical evidence indicated that one man was in the passenger seat and the other was in the back seat, said officials, though neither could be positively identified because of the duration of the fire. “It took four hours to put out a fire that normally would have taken a matter of minutes,” Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman said. Regulators have expressed alarm about the kind of batteries used in Teslas, warning that they can potentially make vehicle fires more difficult to put out. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it is investigating nearly two dozen crashes involving Teslas potentially using Autopilot.Read more >Similar articles >
- After a recent mass shooting when Democrats in the Senate said we need legislation to stop this insanity, and not JUST thoughts and prayers, Senator Ted Cruz, the most disingenuous sonofabitch who has ever hatched from an egg, was livid.
- But here’s the thing about believing in the power of prayer like Ted does: It’s not working.
- Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and Mayor Hogsett join community members in a prayer vigil held for victims of #FedEx mass shooting pic.twitter.com/jA9Hx4V1oX
- Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett speaks at a vigil Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Krannert Park on Indianapolis’ west side to memorialize the eight people killed in the mass shooting at a FedEx warehouse.
- Comedienne Samantha Bee blamed Hollywood for anti-Asian sentiments in the United States, lambasting the industry for its history of racism toward Asians while calling for better representation.
- Bee’s criticism of Hollywood follows that of former basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who said that Hollywood should create better Asian characters for actors to play.
- The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis legally bought the two rifles used in the attack despite red flag laws designed to prevent such purchases, police said.
- It became one of the first states to enact such a law after an Indianapolis police officer was killed by a man whose weapons had to be returned despite hospitalization months earlier for an emergency mental health evaluation.
- As Katie reported earlier today, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), a sitting member of Congress, took to the streets in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, where she called on riots to continue.
- A news release from the Minnesota National Guard alerted that the Minnesota National Guardsmen security team were fired upon at about 4:19am, local time.
- Sekhon’s 22-year-old son Diljot Sekhon echoed this sentiment about his mother to the Indianapolis Star, saying, “She worked countless hours a week just so that she could provide food for everyone in the house.
- Nineteen-year-old Samaria Blackwell, who worked at the FedEx facility for two months, was described by her family as “a fun-loving, caring daughter” who was a straight-A student as well as an athlete.
- Queens Congressman Greg Meeks said Sunday he won’t back President Biden’s infrastructure package unless it includes a repeal of the federal $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions approved in 2017 under former President Trump.
- Former President Donald Trump’s 2017 tax law limited the amount of state and local taxes — “SALT” — that can be deducted when filing federal taxes.
- It starts with what they see as some hardwired media narratives they can’t shake: that Biden is a reasonable, deal-making moderate and that Republicans talk about compromise but really just want to obstruct.
- A confederation of ten Republican Senators known as the G-10 – Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Susan Collins of Maine, Jerry Moran of Kansas, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Rob Portman of Ohio, Mitt Romney of Utah, Mike Rounds of South Dakota, Thom Tillis of North Carolina, and Todd Young of Indiana – are absolutely miserable because President Joe Biden is not the political boogeyman that their party has made him out to be.
- As state and local governments across the United States ease pandemic-related restrictions, the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii has decided to end a program that allowed for the release of low-level inmates early in hopes of controlling the spread of COVID-19 in the Aloha State’s detention facilities.
- Concerned about a viral breakout at Oahu Community Correctional Center, the Office of the Public Defender filed a petition with the court Aug. 12, 2020, seeking the expedited release of certain categories of inmates at Hawaii’s community correctional centers and facilities.
- Posts on Brandon Hole’s since-taken-down Facebook page appear to indicate he was a member of the "Bronies" community — a group of mostly adult men who are extreme fans of the kiddie toys and animated television show, the Wall Street Journal reported.
- The name Brony is a mashup between "bro" and "pony" — and the group has a history of extremist tendencies, the outlet said, citing an internal Facebook memo they reviewed that detailed the post.
On a scale of 0-$3.2 million, how much do you think Patrisse Khan-Cullors regrets saying she was a “trained Marxist?” It’s not just that it’s bad P.R. coming from a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement. It’s that, if you’re going to spend that much buying up housing stock, you probably oughtn’t also be
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- Domestic Terrorists Hit Former Home of Chauvin Defense Witness, Left Severed Pig’s Head on Porch
- Domestic terrorists, dressed in black, attacked a home that was once owned by Barry Brodd, a former Santa Rosa police officer who testified on behalf of the defense in the Derek Chauvin trial.
- Almost 130 million people aged 18 or older have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, or 50.4% of the total adult population.
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also said almost 84 million adults, or about 32.5% of the population, have had two vaccine doses.
- As of April 30, the Indian Point nuclear plant shuts down for good, thanks to yearslong pressure from Gov. Andrew Cuomo — leaving the state more reliant on power produced by burning natural gas, and making it far harder to reach Cuomo’s zero-carbon-emissions goal.
- Then again, a state energy panel just put the kibosh on building new natural-gas plants — opening the door to lots of blackouts in the future if Cuomo’s wind and solar plans fall through.
- They said they believe the suspect is Stephen Nicholas Broderick, who is possibly a former law enforcement officer charged with sexual assault of a child last summer.
- The citizens of Austin, Texas are on high alert Sunday afternoon after a massacre left at least three people dead with the suspect still at large as of this writing.
- Former President Donald Trump said Sunday that President Biden should withdraw troops from Afghanistan before September and not use the sacred date of Sept.
- Mr. Biden announced last week he would take U.S. troops out of Afghanistan where they have been stationed since 2001, but beginning in May instead of using that date as the deadline as Mr. Trump had planned.
- The pause in administering the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine is likely to be lifted by Friday, according to Anthony Fauci, the country’s top infectious-disease expert.
- Even though the blood clots only affected women, the pause was for the whole population because “they want to make sure that they’re not missing something,” Fauci said.
- NEW YORK — Mayoral candidate Andrew Yang said Sunday he “would never endorse any mistreatment of women,” after coming under criticism from one of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s accusers for his reaction in a video when asked if he "choke(s) b----es."
- Charlotte Bennett, a former gubernatorial aide who has accused Cuomo of sexual harassment, wrote in an op-ed in the Daily News that Yang showed “cowardice” when he laughed off the vulgar question from a man who approached him.
- In doing so, she is highlighting at least one piece of the infrastructure plan stemming directly from a 2019 bill she introduced as a former California senator to electrify the nation’s school buses, which make up 90 percent of the nation’s total bus fleet, according to three senior administration officials.
- Harris will visit Thomas Built Buses manufacturing plant in High Point, N.C., to discuss the $20 billion investment being proposed by the administration to convert the entire U.S. fleet of gasoline and diesel-powered school buses to electric vehicles.
- After years of members of the media constantly questioning the mental state of former President Donald Trump, Fox News host Chris Wallace appears to suddenly think that questioning the mental faculties of a president is a bad idea now that Joe Biden is in office.
- On Sunday, Wallace called out Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) over a tweet in which he reportedly suggested that Biden is not actually in charge.
- Backlash continued to grow against Democrat Rep. Maxine Waters (CA) on Sunday over remarks that she made late Saturday night where she encouraged activists to “get more confrontational” on “the street” if Derek Chauvin is not convicted of murdering George Floyd.
- And we’re looking to see if all of this [inaudible] that took place and has been taking place after they saw what happened to George Floyd,” Waters said .
- The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue.
- According to the U.S.-China statement, the two countries would enhance “their respective actions and cooperating in multilateral processes, including the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement.”
- Regulators need a clear process for evaluating issues that crop up, and the Food and Drug Administration should lead it.
- The FDA collects safety information after approval and is charged with making decisions about how to balance the risks and benefits of medical products.
- Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany has spoken out to say that she warned reporters not to be so quick to buy into a New York Times story about Russia putting bounties on American troops last summer.
- The New York Times released a report last summer claiming that American intelligence officials had found that Russia’s military intelligence secretly offered Taliban-linked militants bounties to kill the U.S. troops that were still in Afghanistan, according to Newsweek .
- A proposed Queens charter school that would enroll only struggling high school students can’t open — because the state Legislature won’t raise the charter school cap on expansion.
- Urban Dove CEO Jain Nanda said the charter school would serve a pressing need — there are only five other second-chance transfer schools in all of Queens, and none in District 30, where the alternative school would be located.
- She took aim Saturday at Operation Safety Net, the public-safety response created to handle potential unrest from the Derek Chauvin trial in Minneapolis, an initiative ramped up ahead of schedule after the April 11 death of Daunte Wright, who was shot by an officer in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.
- The Minnesota National Guard reported that two officers suffered minor injuries after a drive-by shooter in a light-colored SUV fired several shots shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday at an Operation Safety Net team in Minneapolis.
- An armed carjacker being pursued by police officers in Minnesota Sunday afternoon was captured on video pointing a gun at an oncoming vehicle before he was reportedly shot by police officers.
- Video from the Minnesota Department of Transportation shows a man who is being pursued by police jump out of a moving car, run into oncoming traffic, and point a gun at an approaching car on Highway 13 at I-35W.
Mary Lou McDonald, leader of Irish political party Sinn Féin, told the Irish Times Radio that she is “sorry” for the 1979 Irish Republican Army bomb attack that killed Lord Louis Mountbatten as well as three others. Lord Mountbatten, as well as his grandson, the boy’s maternal grandmother, and a 15-year-old boy were killed when an explosive device planted by a member of the IRA detonated aboard their boat while on a fishing trip off the northwestern coast of Ireland. McDonald's comments came shortly after the funeral of Prince Philip, Lord Mountbatten’s nephew. During a 2015 meeting with Prince Charles, then-Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams indicated that he stood by prior comments that Lord Mountbatten “knew the danger” when he came to Ireland, making McDonald’s statement a notable reversal for the IRA-associated political party.Read more >Similar articles >
- Vandals targeted the former home of an expert who testified in former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s defense, leaving a pig head and blood, according to police.
- Brodd in his testimony last week said that Chauvin was “justified” in his actions when attempting to arrest George Floyd last year.
- Fauci explained that Jordan’s point about Covid -19 mitigation efforts such as wearing masks and not gathering in large groups are not “about liberties that were being restricted” as the congressman charged, it’s about saving lives.
- Fauci continued, “They [Republicans] want to be able to say these restrictions that are put on by public health recommendations are things that they’re very concerned about.
- It’s not a secret that Vartan identified with Andrew Carnegie, the hardscrabble Scottish industrialist who loved reading and vowed if he ever became rich, he would start libraries for poor boys like himself.
- Like Carnegie, Vartan understood that America was not a country based on a common religion, blood, or background, but an uncommon set of ideas—that all people were created equal, that no one was above the law, that here the people rule—and in many ways Vartan spent a lifetime teaching Americans about their own heritage and what it means to be an American.
- The former stand-up comedians mock Mr. Jones for a living on their podcast, Knowledge Fight, but with the end of the Trump era, the duo wonder how long his conspiratorial carrying on can remain interesting, much less culturally relevant.
- Dan Friesen and Jordan Holmes turned their Infowars-skewering podcast into a business.
- But for news and commentary providers like Margaret Prescod, Glen Ford, Amy Goodman, Rick Wolff, Eric Mann, Ann Garrison and so many other Pacifica radio hosts making sense of the changes we are seeing in this country would be almost impossible.
- In the video, Wolff tells us that our views or what we call common sense is shaped by what we learn in our homes, schools, churches, and by the corporate media.
- "As a result of the City of Long Beach's decision to pass an ordinance mandating Extra Pay for grocery workers, we have made the difficult decision to permanently close long-struggling store locations in Long Beach," said a spokesperson for Kroger several weeks ago, the Epoch Times reported.
- Last month, the Los Angeles City Council approved an emergency ordinance to require grocery stores, retailers, and pharmacies with more than 300 employees nationwide, or more than 10 employees on-site, to offer employees an additional $5 per hour in hazard pay during the coronavirus pandemic.
Here’s the Creepy Thing a Monkey Can Do After Getting One of Elon Musk’s Microchips Embedded in Its Brain
Anyone born before the turn of the century has witnessed the world’s most recent revolution — a technological one, embedded in a virtual reality, but no less real. Many of us watched the rise and fall of dial-up internet, the replacement of the floppy disk and CD-ROM with digital downloads, and we saw our archaicRead more >Similar articles >
- The strange thing is, however, the form in which he tried to convince the skeptical public of the truth of his comparative claims — a montage of photos that seem to do less to display Trump Sr.’s greatness than emphasize his hopeless buffoonery.
- Donald Trump Jr.’s latest Instagram post is getting plenty of reaction from social media users, but perhaps not the kind he had in mind.
- Subway crime rates dropped in March compared to the previous month, according to newly-released NYPD stats — but remain far higher than where they stood pre-pandemic.
- Last month’s 118 major felonies in the subway system were 32.6 percent fewer than the 175 that recorded in March 2020 — half of which the city spent under COVID-19 lockdown, according to stats prepared for Wednesday’s upcoming MTA board meeting.
- A majority of Americans want to end lifetime appointments for U.S. Supreme Court justices, according to an Ipsos poll for Reuters, though less than half are in favor of other efforts to reform the judiciary.
- The national opinion poll, conducted on Thursday and Friday, found that 63% of adults supported term or age limits for Supreme Court justices.
- Under the Biden rule, the Title X program would let more abortion clinics receive funding to provide free or subsidized contraception and other healthcare services to approximately 4 million Americans per year who can’t otherwise afford it.
- On January 28, Biden signed a memorandum aimed at extricating every last bit of misogyny that Donald Trump spent four years trying to cement into our laws.
- Discussing the police killing of Daunte Wright on The 700 Club Thursday, Pat questioned how anyone could ever mistake a taser for a gun, and he and co-host Terry Meeuwsen made some pretty good points, frankly.
- When the police are starting to lose the approval of Pat Robertson, you know things are bad.
- Months after the inauguration of President Biden, One America News Network, a right-wing cable news channel available in some 35 million households, has continued to broadcast segments questioning the validity of the 2020 presidential election.
- In interviews with 18 current and former OAN newsroom employees, 16 said the channel had broadcast reports that they considered misleading, inaccurate or untrue.
- "The GOP-controlled Florida House on Wednesday passed controversial legislation banning transgender athletes from playing girls’ sports, shifting attention to the state Senate where final approval is needed to send the bill to Gov. Ron DeSantis.
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Former Republican President George W. Bush, in a Friday piece for The Washington Post, called for granting undocumented aliens within the country a gradual pathway to legal residency and ultimately citizenship. “The help and respect historically accorded to new arrivals is one reason so many people still aspire and wait to become Americans,” Bush, the
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- Dr. Fauci: My message Congressman Jordan is to get as many people vaccinated as quickly as we possibly can to get the level of infection in this country low, that it is no longer a threat.
- You wouldn't know the good news, though, judging from the exchange between Dr. Anthony Fauci and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) on Thursday .
- A second X-ray of the food revealed black tape and a large organic mass, according to KPRC, the NBC-affiliated TV station in Houston.
- Their attention to detail and follow-up response led to the discovery of crystal meth, a dangerous and illegal substance," the TSA Federal Security Director Hector Vela, said in a statement.
- Following the recent public revelation of planning materials packed with racism associated with a group under development called the America First Caucus, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) — one of the top-ranking Republicans in the U.S. House — has spoken out with condemnation.
- On Twitter, Cheney commented as follows:
Area 51 has long been a place of mystery, intricately tied to secret government projects and legends about the presence of extraterrestrial life. The movie “Independence Day” heightened its presence in popular culture. The “Storm Area 51” meme solidified that presence. I highly doubt there are aliens at Area 51. In reality, the military most
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- You are probably well aware that family members, friends, your doctor, your employer, businesses and government agencies will attempt to coerce and force you to take the experimental COVID-19 mRNA gene modification injection, so don’t you think it’s important for you to make an informed decision?
- They social distance, lockdown, become obsessed about germs, wash their hands incessantly, and stand in line to “be saved” by an experimental COVID-19 mRNA gene modification injection.
- Amber Widgery, a policy expert at the organization, said many of the laws — restricting the use of force, overhauling disciplinary systems, installing more civilian oversight and requiring transparency around misconduct cases — give states far more influence over policing practices that have typically been left to local jurisdictions.
- Maryland’s new laws contain a range of provisions to rein in policing: a body-camera requirement for officers regularly interacting with the public, prison sentences of up to 10 years for violations of the state’s use-of-force policy, and restrictions on so-called no-knock warrants.
- In March President Biden bluntly and accurately called Mr. Putin “a killer,” indicating he saw no need to be diplomatic about the leader of a regime that has repeatedly attacked U.S. interests—and, as last week’s sanctions announcements made clear, the U.S. itself.
- The Biden administration brought a dramatic change in America’s tone toward Russia and Vladimir Putin.
- All 50 states + DC have re-opened enrollment on their respective ACA exchanges in response to both the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the American Rescue Plan (ARP), which substantially expands and enhances premium subsidies to millions of people!
- Once the COVID-19 Enrollment Period ends in your state, you won't be eligible to enroll for ACA-compliant major medical coverage for the rest of the year unless you qualify for a 60-day Special Enrollment Period (SEP) due to a qualify life event like losing your employer-provided healthcare coverage, getting married/divorced, moving, giving birth/adopting a child, turning 26 or becoming ineligible for Medicaid.
- When the chef recently posted this warmer weather delight on Instagram, she emphasized that "the only thing you need to cook in this recipe are the noodles!" Seriously, your mixing bowl does all of the hard work for you.
- Giada De Laurentiis read our minds when she shared her recipe for Marinated Cherry Tomato Pasta on social media.
- Five teen girls were caught on surveillance video trying to pull down a Bronx fire-escape ladder before they broke into an apartment and pinched a Michael Kors purse, jewelry and $500, police said Sunday.
- The girls aren’t seen climbing the ladder on the video, but they did manage to scale the building and break into the apartment, a police spokesman said.
- In early 2020, former President Trump invoked the CDC’s Title 42 authority that gives federal immigration officials the ability to quickly detain and return border crossers to their native countries.
- The move, as Castro admits, would allow thousands of border crossers who would otherwise be returned to their native countries to make asylum claims and secure release into the U.S. interior.
Medical bankruptces are still high, even with Obamacare. That’s why we need national, single-payer health care.
- Regarding the disagreement between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) over whether to use a forthcoming spending package to strengthen the Affordable Care Act or expand Medicare eligibility and coverage, I’d like to highlight a relevant article.
- We spend more on health care per capita than any other nation yet our quality of life is no better.
Canadian officials forced to backtrack on extreme COVID restrictions after police refuse to enforce them
- The majority of police agencies in Ontario said they would not enforce the restrictions by conducting random stops of individuals.
- In fact, 39 out of the 45 police agencies throughout Ontario said they would not enforce the restrictions by conducting random stops, the Post Millennial reported .
Federal Judge Orders Minnesota Law Enforcement to Stop Assaulting, Harassing Journalists at Protests
- A federal judge issued an order stopping Minnesota law enforcement officials and their agents, employees, and representatives from harassing and physically assaulting journalists covering the Daunte Wright protests.
- Journalists say police officers pepper-sprayed and shot them with rubber bullets, and detained, and engaged in “other acts impeding the press’s ability to observe and report about protests and law enforcement’s interaction with protestors.”
- “Senator Coons, you and I were talking a few weeks ago and you suggested a segment with Senator Cornyn and you about bipartisanship,” Wallace said, “and specifically about a plan you were both working on to take on China.
- This is in fact the first part of the GOP shell game when it come to bipartisanship: Opposition to a Democratic bill doesn’t need substantive reasons or counterproposals.
- Plaintiffs commenced this lawsuit in June 2020 alleging that the State Defendants engaged in a pattern and practice of infringing the constitutional rights of members of the press who were documenting the protests that followed George Floyd's death.
- If property seized in connection with the lawful arrest of a Journalist is needed for evidentiary purposes, the State Defendants shall promptly seek a search warrant, subpoena, or other court order to authorize the continued seizure of such property.
- On July 9, 1938, the proceedings of the Evian Conference show that Peruvian delegate Francisco García Calderón Rey cited the limited immigration quotas of the United States as “an example of caution and wisdom” in defense “of their Nordic heritage and of the Anglo Saxon race against invasion by other peoples.”
- At the Evian Conference of 1938 in France, a stillborn attempt by Western democracies to provide refuge for threatened Jews in Germany and Austria, all delegates criticized German actions but would not allow increased immigration to their own countries.
- And last, and I think we have to remember this especially, the Biden people know that history says they're going to lose those majorities in Congress in the midterms.
- First, the Biden people are very aware that Obama may have asked for too little in 2009, which did not prevent a slow, weak, politically damaging recovery.
- In an interview with Vanity Fair, Hilton said the tape, which was released without Hilton’s consent and caused a media sensation, was “humiliating” and is “something that will hurt me for the rest of my life.”
- Following the leak of the tape in 2004, Hilton publicly stated that she did not approve of the tape’s release.
- "What Murdoch has delivered largely through Fox News in the United States is exactly what Vladimir Putin wanted to achieve with his disinformation campaigns.
- "What Murdoch has delivered largely through Fox News in the United States is exactly what Vladimir Putin wanted to achieve with his disinformation campaigns."
Ben Carson: Moving our focus from equality to equity won’t defeat racism. It’s another kind of racism.
- Proponents of equity see no problem with treating groups of people differently based solely on race, as long as it serves their agenda.
- Rather than harking back to days of racism as a policy, we must continue to promote programs and policies that provide equal opportunity and better outcomes.
- Jarome Bell, a Republican candidate in the 2022 race for Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District, joined SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Saturday where he discussed the race and how he believes he can beat incumbent Rep. Elaine Luria (D-VA).
- “I want to make Virginia’s 2nd District safe for flight,” Bell said.
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- Nunes deemed it “speak loudly and carry a twig,” which he said was obvious to the Chinese government given how they conduct their own domestic politics.
- “Well, the Biden administration seems to be going into the policy, instead of, like Ronald Reagan used to say, peace through strength.
- The U.N. nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency, said that Iran had begun enriching uranium to 60 percent — dangerously close to weapons-grade — at an “aboveground facility” at the Natanz facility, confirming an earlier statement made by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani who said the move came as a direct response to Israel’s “ nuclear terrorism ” at the plant days earlier.
- The Biden administration has delivered a “sharp rebuke” to Israel for undermining its position in talks with Iran by its “embarrassing chatter and bragging” about the bomb at the Natanz nuclear enrichment plant, Israel’s Channel 12 reported Friday.
- Officials in Austin, Texas, report three people died in an active shooter situation on the city’s northwest side on Sunday afternoon.
- Austin Police Department officials tweeted they are working an active shooter situation near Great Hills Trail and Rain Creek Parkway on the city’s northwest Arboretum area.
- Boyle said Garcia led the charge in California, having Republicans win back seats previously won by Democrats.
- All 330 million of us hostage to what members of congress are going to do relative to their vaccination choice, is staggering and it’s an extension of what we see here in California every day, but ah, we’ve got to really be paying attention here, as Americans and double down on our constitutional rights.”
- Our three children earned scholarships, yet they — and we — took loans to facilitate college and graduate-school plans.
- For underrepresented students and their families, accessing and attaining loans is even more difficult, statistically leading to higher rates of noncompletion.
For the first time since Gallup has been measuring churchgoers in the United States, less than 50 percent of Americans say they are members of a house of worship. The results, released last month, come from a 2020 survey. “U.S. church membership was 73% when Gallup first measured it in 1937 and remained near 70%
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- The letter, sent to mark 100 days since the attempted revolt, indicated that Pelosi recently sent another proposal to Republican House leadership seeking to create a formal group in the vein of the 9/11 Commission.
- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) renewed her call for a congressional commission to investigate the January 6 Capitol insurrection in a “Dear Colleague” letter sent to her Democratic House colleagues Friday.
- They include Facebook’s take on Clubhouse, the audio-only social network that grew rapidly last year, as well a push into podcast discovery and distribution, aided by Spotify.
- An audio-only version of Rooms, a videoconferencing product it launched a year ago, when the pandemic spurred massive adoption of Zoom.
Maxine Waters Urges Anti-Cop Protesters to ‘Get More Confrontational,’ Take Action if Chauvin Trial Doesn’t Go Their Way
If anti-police protesters don’t get what they want from the justice system, they need to become “more confrontational,” Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of California said Saturday. Waters attended an anti-police protest in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, which on Saturday marked a week of protests over last Sunday’s police shooting of Daunte Wright. Wright, 20, who isRead more >Similar articles >
- While the large majority of districts have stayed red or blue from year to year, this analysis made explicit the pattern of affluent suburbs moving in the Democratic direction over the decade and rural Midwestern areas moving in the Republican direction.
- In our first map shown at the top of this post which shows every district equally sized (you can find a larger version here ), we’re taking a simple approach to the question: Did each district get redder or bluer at the presidential level, over the period from 2008 to 2020?
On Sunday, Israel ended its outdoor mask mandate and reopened schools for the first time since September 2020. The past months had seen the country distinguish itself as a world leader in vaccinations, with 56 percent of the population now fully vaccinated according to The New York Times. Israel has been making rapid steps towards re-opening, introducing a “green pass” system that allows people who have been vaccinated or had a prior infection to dine indoors, attend sports events, religious services, and other large gatherings, and stay in hotels. Israeli health expert Eran Segal of the Weizmann Institute of Science projected that around 85 percent of the 16-and-older population are already immune from either prior infection or from vaccinations. However, in a recent interview, Israel’s coronavirus czar Prof. Nachman Ash expressed concern over a new variant that he said may be able to cause infection in vaccinated people.Read more >Similar articles >
- As your editorial notes: Rhetoric from elected officials regarding the unnecessary, and devastating, shooting of Daunte Wright by an officer of the Brooklyn Center Police Department has caused rioting and looting on businesses and residents of that city.
- The Issue: Media and politicians’ reaction to the police shooting of Daunte Wright.
- The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon emitters, have agreed to cooperate on climate change with seriousness and urgency, according to a joint statement issued on April 17.
- “This [the cooperation] includes both enhancing their respective actions and cooperating in multilateral processes, including the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement,” said the statement, released by the U.S. State Department.
- We know this thanks to Radio Free Asia reporter Gulchehra Hoja and her colleagues, to a few dogged academics and to dozens of survivors and exiles who have bravely given testimony.
- At first, when a few brave journalists at Radio Free Asia began alerting the world to the terrible events unfolding in western China, China’s Communist rulers denied that anything at all was taking place.
- "A light-colored SUV fired several shots" at a security team involved with Operation Safety Net, a "joint effort among the Minneapolis Police Department, Hennepin County Sheriff's Office, the State of Minnesota and local jurisdictions" to " ensure the safety of the public during the trial of Derek Chauvin; committed to protecting people, property, and freedom of speech."
- A neighborhood security team comprised of Minnesota National Guardsmen and Minneapolis Police Department officers were reportedly fired on around 4:19 a.m. on Sunday near Penn Avenue and Broadway Avenue in Minneapolis.
On a scale of 0-$3.2 million, how much do you think Patrisse Khan-Cullors regrets saying she was a “trained Marxist?” It’s not just that it’s bad P.R. coming from a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement. It’s that, if you’re going to spend that much buying up housing stock, you probably oughtn’t also beRead more >Similar articles >
- Rep. Maxine Waters on Sunday said she told GOP Rep. Jim Jordan to “shut your mouth” during a hearing last week because the Ohio lawmaker was not respecting other lawmakers on the panel and was bullying the panel’s witness, Dr. Anthony Fauci.
- He speaks over time,” Waters said, accusing Jordan of attempting to undermine Fauci and Democrats.
- Biden's pledge to withdraw troops from Afghanistan: "We went to Afghanistan 20 years ago, and we went because we were attacked on 9/11… we achieved the objectives that we set out to achieve." https://t.co/SU8sA3lmXX pic.twitter.com/W9zp8moZQh
- Joe Biden’s Secretary of State Tony Blinken has claimed a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan would not compromise the security of that country.
Minneapolis Drive-By Leaves 2 National Guardsmen Injured as Imminent Chauvin Decision Threatens to Ignite City
Unidentified assailants in a drive-by shooting Sunday fired at a team of Minnesota National Guard and Minneapolis Police Department officials keeping the peace in Minneapolis during the ongoing Derek Chauvin trial. Two Guardsmen received “minor injuries” in the attack, which occurred about 4:20 a.m. near the intersection of the city’s Penn and Broadway avenues, accordingRead more >Similar articles >
- As a candidate, Biden emphasized his experiences as vice president and as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to insist he would be fully prepared “on Day 1.”
- After retreating from his own plan to lift his predecessor’s cap on refugees for the rest of this fiscal year, from 15,000 to 62,500, the new president faced more blowback from congressional Democrats on Friday than he has at any moment since taking office.
A new conservative research group is using creative and controversial tactics to cause trouble for the Biden administration. “I see the group right now as getting up every morning and with the goal of making it as difficult as possible for the Biden administration and their allies on the Hill to implement their agenda,” American
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- (AP) - Wichita city leaders are considering overhauling their ethics code and for the first time setting a limit on gifts to city council members.
- City attorney Jennifer Magana declined to make a public ruling on Longwell’s actions, and the council at the time declined to censure him under the city’s existing ethics code.