Neo-Nazi Militia Used US Armored Vehicles in Attack on Russia’s Belgorod Region
Post Date: 2023-05-26 00:37:02 by Charles_Byrd
A neo-Nazi militia launched a cross-border raid from Ukraine into Russias Belgorod region on Monday using US armored vehicles, Financial Times reported Tuesday. Denis Nikitin, leader of the Russian Volunteer Corps, said his fighters who attacked Belgorod were in possession of US armored vehicles, including at least two M1224 MaxxPro armored vehicles, known as MRAPs, and several Humvees. Videos and pictures posted by Russias military corroborated Nikitins claims. Click for Full Text!
US aircraft carrier arrives in Norway to take part in drills with armed forces
Post Date: 2023-05-26 00:24:44 by Charles_Byrd
A U.S. aircraft carrier arrived Wednesday in Oslo with the Norwegian armed forces saying it gives them "a unique opportunity to further develop cooperation and work more closely with our most important ally, the United States." The nuclear-powered ship USS Gerald R. Ford entered the Oslo fjord escorted by a rapid dinghy-type boat with armed personnel on board. The Norwegian armed forces has said any boats must stay a half-mile away from the aircraft carrier and a no-fly zone was created over the area where the aircraft carrier was. Click for Full Text!
The FTC should answer its Call of Duty to Gamers
Post Date: 2023-05-26 00:21:07 by Charles_Byrd
All too often, unscrupulous businesses weaponize the United States antitrust laws which are only supposed to be utilized to protect consumers against higher prices and other consequences of monopoly power for their own self-serving purposes. Professor Thomas DiLorenzo noted this problem more than a third of a century ago in a piece titled The Rhetoric of Antitrust. He wrote that, In theory antitrust regulation promotes competition in the marketplace but in reality its results are often anticompetitive. It is routinely used by businesses having problems competing. A key to understanding the difference between competition as a process benefiting consumers and ...
Syracuse-based Christian adoption agency New Hope Family Services has entered into a favorable settlement agreement with the state of New York and may continue offering adoption services to children and families.
Post Date: 2023-05-26 00:19:36 by Charles_Byrd
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said Wednesday that cooperation between Russia and China has reached an unprecedented high due to pressure both nations are facing from the West. Today, relations between Russia and China are at an unprecedented high level, Mishustin said in talks with Chinese Premier Li Qiang in Beijing. Click for Full Text!
New York Settles Case with Christian Adoption Agency
Post Date: 2023-05-26 00:18:30 by Charles_Byrd
Syracuse-based Christian adoption agency New Hope Family Services has entered into a favorable settlement agreement with the state of New York and may continue offering adoption services to children and families. Click for Full Text!
Biden's economy leaving millions of families struggling to make ends meet
Post Date: 2023-05-26 00:15:58 by Charles_Byrd
Joe Biden's economic policies for America including his 9.1% inflation of just a year ago, his exploding interest rates to address that, and much more have left tens of millions of American families struggling to makes ends meet. New Census data documented by Just the News reveals that 89.1 million people across the nation reported it was "somewhat or very difficult to pay for usual home expenses" from April 26-May 8. Click for Full Text!
Report: China hacked critical networks to spy on U.S. military
Post Date: 2023-05-26 00:14:00 by Charles_Byrd
A shadowy Chinese government-backed hacking group attacked critical U.S. networks, including in Guam, where it may have spied on the U.S. to gain an edge ahead of future crises, according to a Microsoft report and U.S. government advisory. Microsoft said the organization, dubbed Volt Typhoon, has been active since 2021 to break into so-called critical infrastructure in Guam and other U.S. sites with the intent to secure long-term hidden access to networks and conduct espionage, according to a report published Wednesday. While targets spanned the U.S., Microsoft highlighted infiltration of national security-specific infrastructure in Guam, an important U.S. territory ...
IRS whistleblower accuses DOJ of protecting Hunter Biden
Post Date: 2023-05-26 00:10:25 by Charles_Byrd
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) whistleblower who sounded the alarm on the Department of Justices handling of the Hunter Biden tax probe broke his silence Wednesday evening. The IRS agent blew the whistle on a DOJ investigation into President Joe Bidens sons alleged tax fraud and financial crimes, according to CBS News. Gary Shapley, who has been with the agency for 14 years, believed it was his duty to draw attention to the probe and felt the prosecutors were mishandling such a high profile, controversial case. Click for Full Text!
How the “Economics of War” Turns Goods Into “Bads”
Post Date: 2023-05-26 00:08:55 by Charles_Byrd
When the world is at peace, all countries are producing goods to trade with each other. Trade makes everybody richer. For the simple reason that when you exchange goods or money with somebody else, you give up something you value for something else you value even more. Or you dont make the trade. Click for Full Text!
Prigozhin Says 20,000 Wagner Fighters Were Killed in Bakhmut Battle
Post Date: 2023-05-26 00:07:02 by Charles_Byrd
Russias Wagner Group chief Yevgeny Prigozhin said in an interview posted on Telegram Wednesday that about 20,000 of his fighters were killed in the 224-day battle of Bakhmut. Prigozhin said half of those who died in the brutal battle were convicts he recruited from prison. Throughout the [entire combat] operation, I recruited 50,000 prisoners, of which about 20% died. Exactly the same number died as those who signed up through a contract, he said, according to ZeroHedge. Click for Full Text!
83 United Methodist Churches in Iowa Exit Denomination
Post Date: 2023-05-26 00:05:58 by Charles_Byrd
Another large contingency of church congregations is exiting the United Methodist Church (UMC) denominationthis time in Iowa. Click for Full Text!
Matt Taibbi shares details about being investigated by IRS
Post Date: 2023-05-26 00:04:50 by Charles_Byrd
The IRS opened an investigation into journalist Matt Taibbi in 2022, immediately following his publishing of a Twitter Files report, according to a letter sent to the IRS on Wednesday by Republican Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, which was shared on Twitter by Taibbi. Taibbi released his first edition of the Twitter Files on December 2 in which he revealed alleged misconduct between the social media giant and government agencies. Documents indicate the IRS began an investigation into Taibbis 2018 tax return on December 24, 2022, according to Jordans letter; the IRS did not reach out to Taibbi regarding the 2018 return until last Christmas Eve, three weeks after his first Twitter Files ...
Major journal retracts study warning about transgenderism after activist threats
Post Date: 2023-05-26 00:02:21 by Charles_Byrd
Springers Archives of Sexual Behavior is retracting a major academic paper that explores the socially contagious aspect of youth transgenderism following threats from transgender activists, according to documents reviewed by the Daily Caller News Foundation. Click for Full Text!
‘A day of sadness’: 193 Georgia churches vote to leave United Methodist Church
Post Date: 2023-05-25 23:58:52 by Charles_Byrd
More than a third of the congregations that once belonged to a Georgia- based regional body of The United Methodist Church have disaffiliated from the denomination over its ongoing debate over homosexuality. The UMC South Georgia Conference voted Sunday to approve the disaffiliation votes of 193 of its reported 486 member congregations, joining thousands of other congregations in the United States that have left their respective UMC regional bodies. Click for Full Text!
Church of Scotland loses over half its membership since 2000; age of average worshiper is 62: report
Post Date: 2023-05-25 23:56:43 by Charles_Byrd
The Church of Scotland has lost more than half of its members since the year 2000, with the average age of worship attendees being 62, according to a recently released report. The Assembly Trustees report, created in advance of the Churchs General Assembly, which is scheduled to go from May 20-25 in Edinburgh, analyzed the statistical information about the denomination. Click for Full Text!
FBI chief threatened with contempt for hiding evidence of Biden criminality
Post Date: 2023-05-25 23:54:02 by Charles_Byrd
When an FBI whistleblower revealed to Congress the bureau had documentation of a scheme for Joe Biden to get paid lots of money in return for policy decisions that helped a foreign government, members there naturally were interested, and asked to see the evidence. The FBI refused. Click for Full Text!
No Security Guarantee for the Saudis
Post Date: 2023-05-25 23:51:49 by Charles_Byrd
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia wants a security guarantee. The Saudi royals are used to hiring out their countrys dirty work, like defense. Who better to protect the licentious elite than the U.S.? While Gurkhas are good fighters, Americans wield aircraft carriers and nuclear weapons. In addition, Riyadh wants its own largely unrestricted nuclear power program as an insurance policy in case Iran moves ahead to make nuclear weapons. Unfortunately, in dealing with the Kingdom, Washington policymakers have proved to be suckers easily influenced and bought for little more than a promise and a song. For decades the U.S. has supported the royals as they backed authoritarian Arab ...
Russia Says Warship Attacked By Ukrainian Sea Drones Near Bosphorus Strait
Post Date: 2023-05-25 23:49:51 by Charles_Byrd
Moscow said Wednesday that a Russian warship protecting pipelines in the Black Sea was attacked by unmanned Ukrainian speedboats near the Bosphorus Strait, far from Russian and Ukrainian territory. The Russian Defense Ministry said the naval ship Ivan Khurs repelled the attack by three unmanned watercraft in an incident that took place about 87 miles northeast of the Bosphorus and within Turkeys exclusive economic zone, which extends about 230 miles from the countrys coast. Click for Full Text!
Johnny Hunt’s Network of Nonprofit and For-Profit Businesses
Post Date: 2023-05-25 23:46:05 by Charles_Byrd
Well-known Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) leader and pastor Johnny Hunt has occupied positions within the denomination that provided access for his and his familys network of nonprofit and for-profit businesses, according to reporting by Baptist News Global. Click for Full Text!
Supremes rein in EPA's power grab with decision for Idaho landowners
Post Date: 2023-05-25 23:44:16 by Charles_Byrd
The Supreme Court has given Idaho couple Chantell and Mike Sackett a massive victory in their years-long fight with the Environmental Protection Agency, whose agents claimed their residential building land in Priest Lake was protected "wetlands" even though it wasn't wet, wasn't attached to navigable waters and was surrounded by homes on other lots. It was the second straight victory at the high court for the Sacketts, who earlier had to go all the way to the top because the EPA said they couldn't even challenge the decision in court. Click for Full Text!
FISA and freedom … or the lack thereof
Post Date: 2023-05-25 23:42:47 by Charles_Byrd
In response to President Richard Nixon's unlawful use of the FBI and the CIA to spy on his domestic political opponents in the early 1970s, Congress enacted the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. It limits all domestic surveillance not for law enforcement purposes to the procedures set forth in the act. Click for Full Text!
School district runs snitching database to report 'racism,' microaggressions
Post Date: 2023-05-25 23:40:48 by Charles_Byrd
A California school district operates a reporting system students can use to report on one another for offensive incidents, according to its website. The Acalanes Union High School Districts (AUHSD) Bias Incident Reporting System works to promote safe environments for students by creating a system where incidents of harm can be anonymously submitted for review, its website reads. It clarifies that while the Bias Incident Team does not tell people how to think or talk, students can use the system to report incidents of racism, bias, sexism and microaggressions. Click for Full Text!
Hospital rushes kids into sex changes, whistleblower reveals
Post Date: 2023-05-25 23:34:57 by Charles_Byrd
Doctors at Texas Childrens Hospital are rushing children into cross-sex medical interventions and minimizing the objections of parents, according to an anonymous whistleblower account published by Christopher Rufo, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. The whistleblower worked with Dr. Richard Roberts, who prescribed puberty blockers, testosterone and estrogen and wrote referral letters for double mastectomies for children with gender identity issues, many of whom were autistic or had mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, she told Rufo. The whistleblower, along with several other employees, believes the practice is inflicting irreversible harm on children but ...
Supremes unanimously rule against government equity confiscation
Post Date: 2023-05-25 23:31:34 by Charles_Byrd
A unanimous Supreme Court on Thursday dealt a massive blow to a practice that is common around the nation governments taking a property for unpaid taxes, selling it, and keeping ALL the proceeds. That offends, the court ruled, the Takings Clause of the United States Constitution. Click for Full Text!
On This Day in 1787: Constitutional Convention Gets Down to Business
Post Date: 2023-05-25 23:29:00 by Charles_Byrd
On this day in 1787, nearly two weeks after its planned opening, the Constitutional Convention of 1787 began. With the arrival of the delegations representing South Carolina and New Jersey, the number of states necessary for a quorum had been met. One of the first official proposals taken up by the delegates was Robert Morris nomination of George Washington to be president of the convention. Morris motion was seconded by John Rutledge of South Carolina, expressing his confidence that the choice would be unanimous, and observing that the presence of General Washington forbade any observation on the occasion which might otherwise be proper. Click for Full Text!
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