Month: March 2021

Reuters is reporting that the Chinese air force sent another incursion of military aircraft near the island of Taiwan today. This has become a somewhat routine occurrence lately but today was a bit different because of the size of the incursion. Twenty Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Friday, in the
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A rifleman with Company I, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, prepares to move his fire team during a tank integration exercise in Falluja’s Camp Baharia in Iraq in 2004. (Sergeant Luis R. Agostini/USMC/via Reuters) The argument for repeal stands irrespective of the merits of our involvement in the conflict. It is a matter of elementary
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Allison Collins (San Francisco School Board) The vice president of the San Francisco school board was stripped of her title and committee assignments Thursday in response to a 2016 tweet thread that many community leaders deemed racist and anti-Asian. In the tweets, board member Allison Collins referred to Asians as “house n****r[s],” and accused Asians
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Police said that they unraveled a coverup by a pastor’s wife after she told them that her husband had been shot and killed by an intruder at their home in Ada, Oklahoma. Kristie Dawnell Evans, 47, initially told police that an intruder had shot her husband, Pastor David Charles Evans, 50, on Monday morning. She
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March 25, 2021 marked the one-year anniversary of the day Gov. Cuomo (NY-D) imported COVID-19 infected patients into nursing homes. In this clip, Stu Burguiere hammered Gov. Cuomo for his deadly nursing home scandal as well as on recent allegations involving COVID-19 testing. The Washington Post reported that according three people with knowledge of the
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(Andrew Kelly/Reuters) One amusing wrinkle in the debate over election rules is that Democratic states often have more restrictive voting rules than Republican states accused of voter suppression. Karl Rove had a good column about this the other day, and did a segment on Fox on the relatively restrictive rules in Delaware: .@KarlRove absolutely demolishes
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In May 2019, the United States Attorney General William Barr appointed John Durham to oversee the investigation into the beginnings of the Russian affair investigation and found an answer to the question of whether gathering evidence against Trump’s campaign was “legal and justified.” Durham is reportedly still investigating the attempt by Deep State operatives to
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Then-vice president Joe Biden shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping inside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, December 4, 2013. (Lintao Zhang/Reuters Pool) What recent speeches by Biden and Blinken say about the administration’s wrongheaded emphasis on cooperation with China. Top Biden administration officials have largely kept their promises to vigorously compete
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Having written this week and last about the many successes conservative organizations are having educating public-sector union employees about their Janus rights, it’s a pleasure to see that our friends at the Bradley Foundation have, as the star of its most recent “We the People” interview, none other than Mark Janus, who joins his Liberty
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A trustee in Ohio’s West Chester Township delivered a powerful reaction to Asian American discrimination this week, as the nation grapples with a spike in hate crimes against the minority over the past year. Lee Wong, a 69-year-old Army veteran, took off his suit jacket and shirt during a town hall he was chairing, exposing
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Freeway interchange in Los Angeles, Calif. (Eric Thayer/Reuters) Over at Reason, Walter Olson looks at why building infrastructure has become so much slower and costlier in the United States than it used to be, and than it is in many other developed countries. Costs per mile of new interstate highways, for example, tripled between the 1960s and 1980s.
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Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg suggested Friday that implementing a mileage tax on American drivers could be a possibility as the Biden administration considers ways to pay for their anticipated multi-trillion-dollar “green” infrastructure plan. What are the details? Buttigieg is calling for “a generational investment in infrastructure,” but has offered few details regarding how it
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Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson rejected the public compulsion to seek political statements from celebrities and said that actors should stick to acting instead. Johansson made the comments during an interview with “The Gentlewoman,” a British magazine. “I don’t think actors have obligations to have a public role in society,” said the star of the popular
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United Airlines airplane at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J., June 18, 2011. (Gary Hershorn/Reuters) The Biden administration is considering a worrisome expansion of the No Fly List, which prevents people who show up on the government’s pre-crime profiling lists from boarding planes. Politico reports there have “been discussions about putting suspected domestic violent
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(Natural News) A Democrat congressional coalition is pushing a new legislative bill that would bar anyone who has ever believed in a “conspiracy theory” from holding government security clearance. This is how they are getting away with it. Known as the “Security Clearance Improvement Act of 2021,” the bill is a pre-planned response to the
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(Natural News) Researchers from Stanford University have come up with the first-ever recording of the heartbeat of a blue whale. Using this, they’ve discovered that the gigantic mammals can slow down their heartbeat to only two per minute. As detailed in the study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the team attached
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A conservative student group placed at least 1,000 pink flags on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin to honor babies aborted in the womb. The flags didn’t last more than 12 hours before disappearing entirely. What are the details? As highlighted by the Daily Wire, the school’s chapter of Young Conservatives of
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On Tuesday, Washington Post “Fact Checker” Glenn Kessler promoted a very questionable Washington Post article using the headline “There’s no migrant ‘surge’ at the U.S. southern border. Here’s the data.” After an uproar about their border “denialism,” the headline was revised to “The migrant ‘surge’ at the U.S. southern border is actually a predictable pattern.” (In other
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