January 17, 2022

Virginia Governor Bans Critical Race Theory, Names Anti-CRT Advocates to Key Education Posts

On his first day in office, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin fulfilled his campaign promise by prohibiting public schools in the state from teaching critical race theory (CRT), which he described as an “inherently divisive” concept. Youngkin, who was sworn in as governor on Jan. 15 in Richmond, signed nine executive orders and two executive directives…

Free Online Falun Dafa Tutorial Sessions Quickly Gain Popularity Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, free Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong) online meditation exercise classes based in North America have attracted thousands of people globally, helping to heal illnesses, keep fit, and improve morality. Since October 2020, nearly 5,000 people from more than 54 countries around the world have participated in the free online Falun…

Bengals Finally Win a Playoff Game, Hold Off the Raiders 26–19

The Cincinnati Bengals won their first playoff game in 31 years, defeating the Las Vegas Raiders 26–19 on Saturday to a sold-out 66,277 elated fans that cheered loudly in frigid Ohio temperatures at Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals had not had a playoff win since 1991. “Happy for the city,” said Bengals young coach Zac Taylor. “I think…

Ukraine Says Russia Behind Cyberattack in ‘Hybrid War’ Move

KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine said Sunday that Russia was behind a cyberattack that defaced its government websites and alleged that Russia is engaged in an increasing “hybrid war” against its neighbor. The statement from the Ministry of Digital Development came a day after Microsoft said dozens of computer systems at an unspecified number of Ukrainian government agencies…

FACT CHECK: Did The US Military Receive COVID-19 Nasal Swab Tests Tainted With A Deadly Bacteria?

An image shared on Facebook claims a batch of COVID-19 nasal swab tests that were distributed to the U.S. military were tainted with flesh-eating bacteria. Verdict: False There is no evidence the U.S. military received tainted COVID-19 nasal swab tests. The claim stems from Real Raw News, a website that says it publishes “humor, parody,…

Queen Strips Prince Andrew of All Military Titles and Patronages

Buckingham Palace announced Thursday that Queen Elizabeth has stripped her son Prince Andrew of all military titles and patronages and he will no longer be entitled to use His Royal Highness (HRH) as a form of address. The action – effective immediately – means he is now forced to defend his sexual abuse case in…

Veteran Honors Military by Restoring Neglected Headstones: ‘We Need to Bring Them Back’

A veteran in Pinellas County, Florida, has embarked on a special mission to visit cemeteries and give back to military members. Sixty-three-year-old Ron Knudsen restores headstones of American soldiers and began the project a year ago when he saw a video about the process, Bay News 9 reported Friday. In the video titled “WWII Airman…

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Does Taiwan’s military stand a chance against China? Few think so

The concern that China might try to seize Taiwan is preoccupying American military planners and administration officials. Few of them think Taiwan’s military could hold the line. Soldiers, strategists, and government officials in Taiwan and the U.S. say the island’s military is riven with internal problems, many of which have built up over years of […]

POLICE AND MILITARY REFUSE TO FOLLOW ORDERS FROM THE GOVERNMENT – AUSTRIA

In Austria, the police and the military refused to obey the criminal government orders this Saturday, November 20. , In one there will be a big demonstration together with people. After the decision to restrict the rights and freedoms of all unvaccinated people to the Chancellor of Austria Alexander Šalenbergs, trade unions urged people to […]

Report: U.S. Military Weapons Being Sold in Afghan Gun Stores

A report from the New York Times indicates that gun dealers in Afghanistan are selling U.S. pistols, rifles, and other weapons in their stores. According to the Times, the items being sold also include equipment like “binoculars and night-vision goggles.” The weapons and equipment were “originally provided to the Afghan security forces under a U.S. training…

US Condemns ‘Provocative’ Chinese Military Flights Near Taiwan

The United States on Oct. 3 urged the Chinese communist regime to stop its “provocative” military activities near Taiwan, after Beijing sent nearly 100 aircraft into the island’s air defense zone over a three-day period. On Friday, Saturday, and again on Sunday, Chinese military planes flew into the zone…

Report: At Least 700 Afghans Have Fled U.S. Military Bases

At least 700 Afghans have fled United States military bases before having been resettled by refugee contractors, new figures reveal. The figures, exclusively reported by Reuters, detail how “many hundreds” of Afghans brought to the U.S. as part of President Joe Biden’s massive resettlement operation are prematurely leaving eight military bases in Texas, Wisconsin, Virginia,…

Biden’s $450K Reparations for Border Crossers Exceeds Payments to 9/11 Victims, American Military Families

A plan is being circulated by President Joe Biden’s administration to provide border crossers, subjected to former President Trump’s “Zero Tolerance” policy, with $450,000 reparations-style payouts that would exceed payments provided to American victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and American families of United States service members who die in combat. This week,…

FACT CHECK: No, Hunter Biden Was Not Hanged By The Military At Guantanamo Bay

A viral YouTube video shared on Facebook claims Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden, was hanged Oct. 15 at Guantanamo Bay by the U.S. military. Verdict: False Hunter Biden was not hanged at Guantanamo Bay. The claim originated from a website that says it contains “humor, parody, and satire.” Fact Check The YouTube…

Trump Blasts Gen. Milley at Save America Rally for Abandoning Military Equipment in Afghanistan

Former President Donald J. Trump blasted General Mark Milley for the abandoned military equipment in Afghanistan at the Save America Rally on October 9, in Des Moines, Iowa. Trump stated that when he was President, Milley told him, “It’s cheaper to leave the equipment than it is to take it.” “When Milley told me that,…

FACT CHECK: Did The New South Wales Government Text Residents That It Would Be Going Door-To-To Administering Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations With Military Help?

An image shared on Facebook allegedly shows a text message from the New South Wales government saying officials will be going door-to-door administering mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations. Verdict: False COVID-19 vaccination is not mandatory for all New South Wales residents. The text message was not sent by the New South Wales government. Fact Check: The text…

Trump to Glenn Beck: I REJECTED Milley’s plan to leave military equipment in Afghanistan, and ‘I GUARANTEE that’s what happened to Biden’

For the first time in the history of “The Glenn Beck Program,” former President Donald Trump joined Glenn to give his take on America’s direction under President Joe Biden compared to his own administration. He explained why Biden’s horrific Afghanistan withdrawal was “not even a little bit” like his plan, and why he thinks it […]

House Democrats Defend Teaching Critical Race Theory in the Military

House Democrats defended the teaching of critical race theory in the military during a House Armed Services Committee markup of the massive defense policy bill early Thursday morning. Republican Study Committee Chairman Jim Banks (R-IN) proposed an amendment to the bill to ban the promotion of critical race theory within the military and at schools…

Myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination higher in military population than expected, study finds

Most patients experienced chest pain several days after the second vaccine dose COVID vaccines and heart inflammation in young adults a ‘likely’ link: CDC panel Fox News medical contributor Dr. Janette Nesheiwat argues the condition is extremely rare and says vaccine benefits outweigh any potential side effects. A greater number of heart inflammation cases cropped […]

Pentagon Orders Mandatory Coronavirus Vaccination for Military

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Wednesday issued a memorandum directing the military services to begin full vaccination of all service members following FDA approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine on Monday. “Mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 will only use COVID-19 vaccines that receive full licensure from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in accordance with FDA-approved…

Taliban in U.S. Military Gear Mocks Iconic WWII Photo of Marines Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

An elite Taliban unit released propaganda images this week, including one mocking the iconic World War Two photo of U.S. Marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima. In the propaganda image, the Taliban fighters are shown raising their flag while wearing what appears to be U.S. and U.S. ally-made military gear. “The Taliban’s Badri 313 Battalion…

‘First-Come, First-Serve’: US Embassy Says Military Can’t Ensure ‘Safe Passage’ to Kabul Airport

Hundreds of people run alongside a U.S. Air Force C-17 transport plane as it moves down a runway of the international airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug. 16. 2021. (Verified UGC via AP) Pentagon leaders said at a briefing on Wednesday that the United States military does not have the capability to help the thousands […]

FACT CHECK: Does This Video Show Turkish Military Convoys Entering Palestinian Territories In May 2021?

A video shared on Facebook allegedly shows Turkish military convoys entering Palestinian territories. Verdict: False The video splices together two separate videos taken in Russia and Syria. The footage has no connection to the May 2021 Israel-Hamas conflict. Fact Check: Earlier this month, Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas had a violent 11-day conflict…

US Military Destroying Equipment They’re Leaving Behind In Afghanistan

As the U.S. military prepares for its withdrawal from Afghanistan on Sept. 11 of this year, it is destroying vehicles and military equipment that won’t be making the trip back home and selling it as scrap metal, according to The Associated Press (AP). Military equipment used in Afghanistan by the U.S. military is now going…

U.S. Fines Honeywell $13 Million for Sharing Military Specs with China

The U.S. State Department said this week it recently fined U.S. defense contractor Honeywell $13 million after the company was found to have “harmed national security” by sharing sensitive information about U.S. military aircraft with China and other countries. The U.S. State Department said on May 3 it had reached a settlement with Honeywell on…

Pentagon Chief Believes Military Leaders Should Make Diversity a ‘Personal Commitment’

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is “concerned” about the lack of diversity among the senior ranks of the military and believes leaders should make a concerted effort to change it, Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said Wednesday. “He’s certainly concerned about the diversity at the senior levels of the department. And this is not just senior…

Rosanna Arquette: ‘Nazi White Supremacists Are Many Governors, People in Congress, Our Police, Military’

Actress Rosanna Arquette took to Twitter Friday to proclaim: “Nazi white supremacists are many governors, people in Congress, our police,” the “military,” and even the “entertainment news” industry. “Kkk spent years hiding behind their hoods. Now they are front [and] center for the world to see,” Arquette tweeted. “Nazi White supremacists are many governors ,…

‘I’ve Demanded A Meeting’: Ted Cruz Unloads On Military Twitter Accounts Targeting Tucker Carlson

Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz launched a challenge Sunday to military personnel who have publicly attacked Fox News host and Daily Caller cofounder Tucker Carlson. “Under Biden, the military is launching political attacks to intimidate Tucker Carlson & other civilians who criticize their policy decisions,” Cruz tweeted along with a copy of the letter he…

DOJ: China Military Member Lied to Secure J-1 Visa, Conduct Research at Stanford University

A member of the Chinese military lied to federal immigration officials to secure a visa to the United States so she could conduct research at Stanford University in California, a federal indictment states. A federal grand jury has issued a superseding indictment against Chinese national Chen Song, 39-years-old, for allegedly fraudulently securing a J-1 visa…

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