June 18, 2021

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Pollak: The Democratic Party Is the Dividing Line in Israeli Politics

The reason Benjamin Netanyahu is no longer the prime minister of Israel today has much to do with the Democratic Party, whose recent drift toward anti-Israel positions has become a major and imminent threat to the security of the Jewish state. Netanyahu had no major failures on his record. On the contrary, he had achieved…

‘In the Heights’ Underwhelms with $11M Opening, Beaten by ‘Quiet Place II’ in Its 3rd Weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — Just when a party was poised to break out in movie theaters, the below-expectation debut of “In the Heights” dampened Hollywood’s hopes of a swift or smooth recovery at the summer box office. Jon M. Chu’s exuberant adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway musical opened with a modest $11.4 million, according to…

‘They Were Always *ss’: Texas Native Kyler Murray Explains Not Being a Cowboys Fan

The Dallas Cowboys may call themselves “America’s Team, but Texas Native and Cardinals QB Kyler Murray is no fan of them, and he needs only four words, including one expletive, to explain why. As someone who grew up near Dallas, Murray was recently asked whether he was a Cowboys fan. Murray’s response was blunt. “F*ck…

Pinkerton: Dr. Fauci, Meet Dr. Frankenstein – Did ‘Gain of Function Research’ Create a Monster?

Gain of Fear   In the last few weeks, we’ve all learned a new phrase from the eerie realm of virology: “gain of function research.” Abbreviated as GOFR, it’s defined as “any field of medical research that alters an organism or disease in a way that increases  pathogenesis, transmissibility, or host range (the types of hosts that a microorganism can infect).” …

Cruz: If Biden ‘Wants to Show He Can Do Something,’ He Should Get E.U. to Bar Huawei from Europe

On Wednesday’s “Fox Business Tonight,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) argued that if President Joe Biden wants to prove he can accomplish things, he should use his trip to Europe to get the European Union to agree “to keep Huawei out of Europe.” Cruz stated, “I’ve got to say, as Joe Biden goes to Europe, I…

Report: Congressional Black Caucus Blocking Black Republican Byron Donalds from Joining

Freshman Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) has been blocked from joining the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), according to a report. The caucus has been blocking the black Republican from membership, according to a source familiar with the CBC’s plan who told BuzzFeed News. BuzzFeed noted that it had been nearly six months since the new freshman class…

Delingpole: Bojo’s Net Zero Eco Tyranny

Boris Johnson isn’t going to get any nookie this evening. Well, not if his fanatically green missus Carrie ‘Princess Nut Nut’ Symonds has read this leading article in the Sun. It begins: THE Tories are grossly underestimating the price they will pay if they bludgeon the public into complying with “Net Zero” pledges they made…

Gov. Ron DeSantis: ‘Overwhelming’ Number of People Moving to Florida Registering As Republican

Many people moving to Florida are registering as Republicans because lockdowns in blue states caused them to reevaluate being a Democrat, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said Wednesday. “So it’s interesting with Florida, like, the media at the beginning of this said, ‘Florida is bad,’ and I think it’s because they wanted to damage Trump in…

Mark Levin: Joe Biden Is the ‘Human Pandemic’ –

Tuesday, during an appearance on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” conservative talker Mark Levin, author of “American Marxism,” blasted President Joe Biden for the proliferation of antisemitism that he alleged was coming from the left and elected Democrats.Levin also hammered Democrats for promoting critical race theory and an effort to indict former President Donald Trump by…

Jim Jordan, Mark Meadows Predict 2024 Trump Presidential Run

Tuesday on FNC’s “Hannity,” both Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and former White House chief of staff Jim Jordan predicted former President Donald Trump would seek another term as president in 2024. “I think he is,” Jordan said. “Every time I speak to him, it — he says that he wants to run. He plans to…

Nolte: Andrew Cuomo Under Federal Investigation for VIP Coronavirus Testing Scandal

The far-left New York Times reports that disgraced Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) is currently under federal investigation over credible allegations that he gave friends, family, and supporters special access to coronavirus testing. “Federal prosecutors have been looking into whether Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration granted special access to rapid coronavirus test results for the governor’s…

Twitter Labels Its Own Image Cropping Algorithm as Racist

Twitter is set to largely abandon its image cropping algorithm after its own research found that the system is biased in favor of presenting white people over black people. The algorithm also demonstrated favor towards women over men. It has been a running joke on Twitter that the site’s image cropping algorithm favored white people…

U.S. Navy to Decommission First Littoral Combat Ships This Year

A U.S. Navy spokeswoman confirmed on Monday that USS Independence and USS Freedom, the Navy’s first two Littoral Combat Ships (LCS), will be decommissioned in July and September of this year, respectively. Both ships are only halfway through their originally projected service lifespans of 25 years. The LCS program has been dogged by criticism of…

Breitbart News Editor Adrienne Ross Launches Podcast

Breitbart News head copy editor Adrienne Ross has launched a weekly podcast called The Adrienne Ross Show, which listeners may access on The BMG Network as well as major podcast platforms, such as Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify, and more. Her pilot and first episodes went live Monday and Tuesday, respectively. As a columnist; author; former…

WATCH: MLB Players Are Flopping Like LeBron James and It’s Ugly

LeBron James has inspired many athletes across the sports landscape to do many things. Unfortunately, egregiously awful flops are one of the things he’s inspired. For the latest example, let’s visit Sunday’s game between the Twins and the A’s. A game that featured a flop for the ages from A’s infielder Elvis Andrus as he…

SNL Cruelly Mocks Liz Cheney Despite Diehard Never-Trump Virtue Signaling

Saturday Night Live (SNL) mocked Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) in its May 15 episode, depicting her as an unlikeable oddball appealing only to a fringe of elitist Republicans, despite her months of virtue signaling to leftists by trashing former President Donald Trump. A “Weekend Update” segment mercilessly kicked Cheney while she is down, focusing on…

AP Denies Any Knowledge Gaza Office Building Was Shared with Hamas Terrorists

The Associated Press (AP) denied any knowledge that Jala Tower, the building housing its offices in Gaza, was also shared by Hamas terrorists, as claimed by the Israeli military and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after the office block was bombed on Saturday. AP President and CEO Gary Pruitt denied that the news organization knew…

Russia Plans to Send Film Crew to Space Station for First Movie Shot in Space

Russia’s space agency announced plans on Thursday to send a film crew to the International Space Station (ISS) in October as part of its efforts to become the first nation to shoot a fictional movie in space. “Filming will take place at the International Space Station. The start of the expedition is scheduled for 5…

Farrakhan Muhammad ID’d, Arrested in Connection with Times Square Shooting

Thirty-one-year-old Farrakhan Muhammad was arrested Wednesday in connection with the shooting that wounded three people in New York City’s Times Square. Breitbart News reported the shooting came amid an 83 percent surge in NYC shooting incidents and left two women and a four-year-old girl injured. The New York Police Department (NYPD) released images of the shooting…

Iran: U.S. ‘Terrorist Regime’ Responsible for Afghanistan School Massacre

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), a designated terrorist organization, issued a statement on Monday describing the bombing attack on a girls’ school in Kabul, Afghanistan, as part of a “plot by Americans” to bring “terrorism, war, and insecurity to Afghanistan.” Saturday’s bombing in Kabul targeted young girls emerging from a school with multiple explosive…

Pope Francis Calls for ‘Temporary Suspension’ of Property Rights to Vaccines During ‘Vax Live’ Concert

ROME — Pope Francis called for universal access to coronavirus vaccines and “the temporary suspension of intellectual property rights” Saturday. “God the Creator instills in our hearts a new and generous spirit to abandon our individualisms and promote the common good,” the pope told participants in the VAX LIVE concert, “a spirit of justice that mobilizes…

Teacher Gets Seven Years in Prison for Sexually Abusing Female Student

A former Oregon high school teacher and coach who pleaded guilty to having oral sex with a teenage student was sentenced to just over seven years in prison on Thursday. A judge sentenced Lisa DeFluri, 31, on Thursday in Lane County Circuit Court after she pleaded guilty to 11 counts of second-degree sex abuse on April…

GOP Montana Governor Offers Get Back to Work Bonuses, Cancels Federal Jobless Programs

The Republican governor in Montana is tackling the labor shortage because people are collecting unemployment checks that pay more than their jobs by offering $1,200 “return to work” bonuses. Gov. Greg Gianforte announced Tuesday that the state would be the first in the country to opt out of federal unemployment benefit programs and put in…

Poll: Majority of Georgia Voters Oppose MLB Decision to Pull All-Star Game from Atlanta

The majority of Georgia voters oppose Major League Baseball’s (MLB) decision to pull the All-Star Game from Atlanta. A majority (53.5 percent) of voters in Georgia oppose the MLB’s decision to move the All-Star Game out of Atlanta in response to the voter integrity bill signed into law by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) last month. The…

Fact Check: Joe Biden Repeats False Claim of Vaccine ‘Turnaround’

CLAIM: Vaccination levels, particularly among seniors, are “a dramatic turnaround from where we were in January.” VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE. If there is any “turnaround,” it is negative — and the Biden administration shares the blame. President Joe Biden addressed the nation Tuesday to describe his administration’s plans to encourage people who haven’t yet received the coronavirus…

Joe Biden: ‘Masks Have Needlessly Divided this Country’

President Joe Biden lamented Tuesday that wearing a mask to stop the spread of the coronavirus had become divisive in the United States. “Masks have needlessly divided this country,” Biden said. “Masking, as directed, is a patriotic duty, but so is treating each other with respect and patience.” The president spoke about the next phase…

Attorney General Garland: Biden DOJ Budget Includes $85M Increase to Probe Domestic Terrorism Cases

Attorney General Merrick Garland told House lawmakers Tuesday that the Biden Administration’s 2022 budget request for the Department of Justice (DOJ) would seek an $85 million increase from last year’s budget for domestic terrorism investigations and cases. “Our budget supports my commitment to protecting our national security, including addressing both international and domestic terrorism while…

Joe Biden Details Vaccine Push for ‘Less Eager’ Americans

President Joe Biden announced Tuesday the next phase of his effort to get more Americans vaccinated for the coronavirus. The president acknowledged during a speech at the White House that vaccination rates were slowing down, as the number of Americans anxious to get the vaccine was lessening. “Now, we’re going to have to bring the…

Cindy McCain on Afghanistan Withdrawal: ‘I Believe in’ President Biden

Cindy McCain, the spouse of the late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that she believed in President Joe Biden on his proposal to withdraw from Afghanistan. Anchor Jake Tapper said, “I want to ask you about President Biden’s decision and announcement to pull U.S. troops out of Afghanistan. Senator…

GOP Rep. Donalds: ‘Tim Scott Is a Threat’ to the Left Because It’s Harder to Push Their Agenda ‘If People Actually Like the Country’

On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America Reports,” Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) said the left is scared of people like him and Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) because “it’s much harder for you to push your radical agenda if people actually like the country.” Donalds said that many white liberals “love to demean a…

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