May 15, 2022

Sorry, Papa Pete: Tesla Raises Prices on All Models After Buttigieg Suggests Buying an EV to Combat Pain at the Pump

Elon Musk’s Tesla has increased the prices of its entire lineup of electric vehicles shortly after Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg promoted electric cars as a solution to high gas prices. The Verge reports that Tesla has raised prices across its entire vehicle lineup by between 5 and 10 percent. The cheapest Tesla vehicle, the Model 3 Rear-Wheel…

Taiwan Military ‘Combat Ready’ Due to Increased China Invasion Risk

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen ordered her country’s military to be “combat ready” on Wednesday in case an “outside force” stages an attack on the sovereign island while the West is distracted by an unfolding crisis between Russia and Ukraine, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported. “Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has ordered the island’s armed…

Virginia School District Seeks Social Media Surveillance System to Combat ‘Hate Speech’

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is looking to implement a surveillance and intelligence-gathering service to monitor student, parent, and teacher social media accounts for “hate speech” and “social media threats.” According to documents obtained by Parents Defending Education (PDE), FCPS is looking to set aside $2srcsrc,srcsrcsrc for a service that will “monitor social media threats,…

Fed: Rate Hike ‘Soon’; What Is Web 3.0? Chinese New Year To Worsen Supply Chain Woes | NTD Business

The Federal Reserve will continue to withdraw economic stimulus as planned. It’s balancing a doubled-edged sword: go too slow and inflation could get worse, go too fast and the economy could suffer. YouTube is jumping on the Web 3.0 bandwagon, as new technologies grab the attention of content creators. But what exactly is Web 3.0? The supply…

Santa Monica College Student Challenges District Vaccine Mandate

SANTA MONICA, Calif.—A Santa Monica College freshman is suing the Santa Monica Community College District, alleging the school’s coronavirus vaccine mandate for in-person learning violates his religious freedom and his right to privacy. Carter Sparks’ Santa Monica Superior Court lawsuit, filed on Jan. 11, seeks court orders declaring that the mandate is unconstitutional and that…

Bureaucrats Riding the Omicron Wave

Commentary I’m still constantly receiving these little reports from across the United States (and Canada!) detailing the petty indignities and absurdities to which people are subjected in the name of this-or-that overheated COVID concern. Does every last report amount to full-blown authoritarian tyranny? Not really—most probably wouldn’t even register as particularly attention-getting on their own.…

Terrorists Target Traditional Leaders to Capture Territories in Nigeria

Lawmakers in Nigeria’s north-central Plateau state have alleged terrorists are planning to expand their territories by targeting traditional leaders known as “monarchs.” Terrorists fleeing airstrikes by the US-supported Nigerian military in the northwest region are attempting to foist a government of their own through kidnapping and assassination of local town leaders, according to lawmakers speaking…

Patrick McHenry: Anti-China Bill Does Nothing to Combat China, Democrats ‘Desperate for a Win’

Wang Ye/Xinhua via AP House Financial Services Committee Ranking Member Patrick McHenry said in a statement on Wednesday that the House Democrats’ anti-China bill would do nothing to combat the “rise” of China and that Democrats are “desperate” for a victory as their legislative agenda has stalled. House Democrats released their vision aimed at helping…

One America News: Congress Wallowing in $10 Billion in New Earmark Spending

Earmarks are back. Democrats requested 2338 earmarks for $4.94 billion. Republicans requested 971 earmarks for $4.7 billion. Six of the top seven members …

Combat vet rips LeBron James for mocking Kyle Rittenhouse for emotional testimony | National Report

Twitter Partners with Big Media to Combat ‘Misinformation’

Twitter is partnering with Reuters and the Associated Press in a new scheme to combat alleged “misinformation,” following in Facebook’s footsteps by outsourcing part of the company’s “fact-checking” to corporate media organizations. The goal, according to Twitter, is to help the company feed “reliable content” to its users, although the news organizations will not be…

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…

Joe Biden’s Executive Order on Voting Tells Agencies to Push Vote-by-Mail, ‘Combat Misinformation’

President Joe Biden issued an executive order on “access to voting” on Sunday that instructs federal government agencies to promote voter registration, help Americans apply to vote by mail, and “combat misinformation,” among other measures. The “Executive Order on Promoting Access to Voting” reads like a Democratic Party wish-list of “reforms” that enshrines many of…

Russia, China Could Soon Outmatch U.S. in Combat Aviation

KIEV, Ukraine—Russia’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced that a new weapon is very near completion of its test validation trials and will soon be placed into service. If reports of its operational performance are accurate, it will threaten the survivability of every U.S. combat aircraft currently in service—particularly the newest U.S. fighter, the Lockheed Martin […]

Trump Lays Out Aggressive Plan To Combat Opioid Crisis During New Hampshire Speech.

President Donald Trump unveiled aggressive policy proposals — including calling for the death penalty for high-level drug traffickers — to curb the opioid crisis to during his New Hampshire speech Monday, another step in the administration’s concerted effort to combat the widespread addiction. “Whether you are a dealer or doctor or trafficker or a manufacturer, if you break […]

Corporate Combat: Georgia Conservatives Aim to Derail Delta Airlines State Subsidy After Airline Cuts NRA Ties

Georgia conservatives are attempting to derail a jet fuel tax break that the state government was set to hand out to Delta Airlines after the company cut ties with the NRA in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting. Atlanta-based Delta was set to get a $40 million per year tax break on jet […]

Congress Passes Key Bill to Combat Religious Persecution

A key religious freedom bill that would bolster the State Department’s ability to help counter terrorism and the increasing persecution of religious minorities throughout the world has been sent to President Barack Obama’s desk. (Photo: Reuters/Ahmed Jadallah)Displaced Iraqi Christians who fled from Islamic State militants in Mosul, pray at a school acting as a refugee […]

The White House is Lying About U.S. Troops in Combat and This Video Proves It

Since 2014, three U.S. service members have been killed in the war against ISIS in Iraq. Earlier this week, the Pentagon confirmed Navy SEAL Charles Keating IV was killed during operations with peshmerga fighters. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter specifically referred to the loss of life as a combat death.Despite Americans being killed on the […]

France Closes 3 Mosques to Combat Jihad Terror and Recruitment

All mosques that teach, preach and incite to jihad should be shuttered. This is a good first step, but not enough. Not nearly enough. AFDI’s platform in defense of freedom called for closing of such mosques. Four separate studies of American mosques revealed that about eighty percent of them provide extremist literature and occasionally feature […]

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