January 17, 2022

In full: MPs debate and vote on Plan B COVID restrictions

‘I will vote against vaccine passports’ – Conservative MP

USA Today Columnist Calls Allowing Noncitizens to Vote ‘Smart Policy’ ‘Rooted’ in ‘American Tradition, Ideals’

Allowing noncitizens to vote is “legally sound,” a “smart policy,” “good for democracy,” and even “rooted in both American tradition and ideals,” according to a USA Today columnist who claimed the inability of “potential citizens” to vote is “not fair,” while blasting Republicans — who have “no legal or moral standing to whine about protecting…

New York City Council approves measure to allow nearly 800,000 non-citizens to vote in local elections

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The New York City Council on Thursday approved a measure to allow the nearly 800,000 legal non-citizens in the metropolis to vote in municipal elections.    The measure, which would affect green card holders and those with work authorizations, doesn’t include state or federal elections and people […]

Head of Miami-Dade Schools Chosen as LAUSD Superintendent

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) announced Dec. 9 its new superintendent, Alberto Carvalho, who has previously served as superintendent of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools since 2008. The LAUSD Board of Education unanimously voted in Carvalho’s favor in a closed-door meeting on Thursday. Carvalho will replace Megan K. Reilly, who has been serving…

A Conversation With Charles Marohn: ‘Honor the Struggle!’

Walking six blocks to work each morning gives Charles Marohn a unique insight into the vitality of his town, and into his own well-being. Aware of the benefits of exercise in his life, he quickly draws an analogy between personal discipline and the discipline that makes for a strong town. Wisdom literature often draws a…

San Francisco Restaurant Apologizes After Refusing Service to Police Officers

SAN FRANCISCO—A restaurant in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood is apologizing for refusing service to three uniformed police officers. The store owners said the officers’ weapons, which are part of their uniform, made the restaurant staff feel uncomfortable. The incident later ignited an online debate. After a wave of negative comments on social media and…

In Bob Dole’s Final Thoughts On Death And Heaven, He Jokes He’ll Probably Be Back To Vote In Chicago

December 10, 2021 2:34 PM ET Former Republican Kansas Sen. Bob Dole joked in his final thoughts that he was excited to see whether he would be back to vote in Chicago after he died.Dole’s daughter, Robin, read her father’s farewell letter Friday at his funeral in the Washington National Cathedral. “As I make the…

After Record-Breaking McCarthy Speech, 78 House Members Decide Not To Show Up For Build Back Better Vote

November 19, 2021 12:17 PM ET Taking advantage of a COVID-19 rule, 78 members of the House of Representatives announced that they would not appear in person to vote on the Build Back Better Act.49 Republicans and 28 Democrats submitted letters to the House clerk Thursday and Friday explaining that they would instruct proxies to…

Democrats Wave White Flag: Kevin McCarthy’s Epic Speech Forces Recess, Delay on Planned ‘Build Back Better’ Vote

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) several-hours-long landmark speech bashing President Biden’s “Build Back Better” agenda on Thursday night appears to have pushed the Democrats into delaying the vote until Friday morning. According to several congressional reporters, the Democrats called it quits for the night as McCarthy continued hammering the bill as a socialist wish…

Republicans Praise GOP Leader McCarthy for Filibuster-Length Speech Ahead of BBB Vote

Republicans rallied around House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Thursday night as he spoke on the House floor for nearly three hours before a full vote on the Build Back Better bill. McCarthy’s lengthy speech is unusual because House leaders are only supposed to speak for one minute during these debates. However, the House grants…

Florida Republicans Defy Joe Biden: Vote to Hobble Coronavirus Vaccine Mandates

Florida Republicans on Wednesday moved a step closer to a direct clash with President Joe Biden over coronavirus rules by passing sweeping legislation that hobbles vaccine mandates for public and private employers. The move affirms the simple premise freedom of choice triumphs over government diktat. The GOP-led Legislature passed several bills along party lines taking aim…

Joe Biden to Dems: Vote for Trillions in Spending, or the Capitol Rioters Win

President Joe Biden has sought to motivate Democrats on Capitol Hill to vote for his multi-trillion-dollar spending bills by warning them that if the bills fail, those who supported the Capitol riot on January 6 will celebrate a political victory. One bill is a bipartisan $1.2 trillion “infrastructure” bill (most of which is not traditional…

US Antitrust Agencies See Merger Surge

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission said Monday that they had been notified of more than 4,000 proposed transactions between March 2020 and September 2021, sharply higher than normal. The agencies, which share the job of enforcing antitrust law, created an online portal to accept notifications of proposed transactions in March 2020, when…

Newsmax Reporter Permanently Suspended From Twitter for ‘Spreading COVID-19 Misinformation’

Newsmax White House correspondent Emerald Robinson has been permanently suspended from Twitter for repeatedly violating the platform’s policy against spreading COVID-19 misinformation, a Twitter spokesperson confirmed to The Hill on Tuesday. After regaining access to her account, Robinson received her fifth violation, resulting in a permanent ban, the Twitter spokesperson said. The permanent suspension comes just hours…

Tom Hayes – One America News Network (OAN) TV Appearance – 4/13/2021

One America News Network (OAN) TV Appearance – Thomas Hayes – Chairman of Great Hill Capital – April 13, 2020.

Fisherman on Brexit: “I would change my vote now if I could”

Democrats to Delay Yet Again Their Vote $1.75 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

House Democrats announced Friday that they will delay for the second time this week a vote on their $1.75 trillion Build Back Better Act. Democrat leadership said they would hold a vote on the $1.75 trillion reconciliation legislation on Thursday, although it remains possible that they could move forward on the $1.2 trillion so-called bipartisan…

China Open to Negotiations Over State Subsidies, Xi Jinping Says

Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Oct. 4 said the regime was open to talks about state subsidies to domestic industrial firms—a practice that has become a sticking point in U.S.-China trade relations. In virtual remarks at the opening of the China International Import Expo in Shanghai, Xi said China will keep an “active and open…

FAA Refers 37 ‘Most Egregious’ Cases of Unruly Airline Passengers to FBI for Criminal Review

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday said it has sent 37 of its more than 5,000 complaints of unruly passengers to the U.S. Department of Justice for potential criminal prosecution. The FAA said it has seen a “disturbing increase” in incidents of airline passengers disrupting flights with threatening or violent behavior. As of Nov.…

People Hold Protest in San Jose Against Vaccine Mandates as Part of Worldwide Walkout

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Nearly 100 people gathered in front of San Jose City Hall on Nov. 3 to protest against COVID-19 vaccine mandates and to call for freedom of choice. People from various cities across the United States participated in a “worldwide walkout” in which they took a day off work to voice their opposition to…

Nintendo Can’t Fulfil Switch Holiday Demand, Cuts Forecast on Chip Shortage

TOKYO—Nintendo Co. Ltd. on Thursday cut its full year Switch sales forecast by 6 percent and said it is struggling to meet demand in the key year-end shopping season as chip shortages disrupt production of the hit device. While many companies have warned of the risks posed by the global semiconductor shortage, most have stopped short…

Police Union: Nationwide ‘Draconian’ Defund the Police Proposals Unlikely After Failed Minneapolis Vote

“Draconian” defund the police efforts are unlikely to succeed anywhere in the country after voters in Minneapolis overwhelmingly rejected a defund initiative in Tuesday’s election, according to the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) executive director. “I believe, by and large, that ship has sailed,” said Jim Pasco, the executive director of the FOP, according to Axios, in response…

Illinois Democrats Vote to Repeal State’s Last Anti-Abortion Law – Parental Notification for Minors

Democrats in the Illinois legislature voted late last week to repeal the state’s final restriction on abortion, which required parental notification for minors seeking to end the life of their fetus. State Rep. Ann Williams (D-Chicago) celebrated the vote on Twitter, announcing the bill, titled the Youth Health and Safety Act, now heads to Gov.…

Haunted House: Nancy Pelosi Spooked as She Punts Again on Vote to Pass So-Called Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) punted on Thursday on a planned vote for the $1.2 trillion so-called bipartisan infrastructure bill. Pelosi slated to have the House vote on the so-called bipartisan infrastructure bill, or the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on Thursday. The bill passed through the Senate in August with the help of 19…

Thousands of Kaiser Permanente Workers Vote to Authorize Strike over Staff Shortages

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of Kaiser Permanente healthcare workers in Southern California and Oregon have voted to authorize a strike, citing staff shortages.  With nearly 96 percent voting in favor of the strike, the United Nurses Assns. of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP), have entered into talks with Kaiser Permanente to avert what could…

$3.5 TRILLION BILL, SOMEONE IS GOING TO HAVE TO VOTE FOR IT IN ORDER TO FIND OUT WHAT’S IN IT AGAIN?

Biden Booed as He Attends Congressional Baseball Game Before Critical Infrastructure Vote

President Joe Biden made a surprise trip to attend the Congressional baseball game on Wednesday night, even as his $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill hangs in balance. Republicans could be heard audibly booing in the stadium while Democrats cheered as the president arrived at Nationals Stadium.  The annual game played by members of Congress is traditionally…

Gavin Newsom: A Vote for Larry Elder is a Vote Against ‘Diversity’ and ‘Racial Justice’

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) rallied supporters in Long Beach on the final night of campaigning in the California recall election, telling them that a vote for his main opponent, Larry Elder, is a vote against “diversity” and “racial justice.” Elder, who is African American and was born and raised in Compton, would be the…

Poll: One in Five Americans Want to Take Back Their 2020 Biden Vote

A remarkable one in five President Joe Biden voters said they regret voting for the 78-year-old in the last presidential election, according to the latest Zogby poll released on Friday. The Zogby poll was taken before Kabul, Afghanistan, was conquered by the Taliban jihadist organization, and Biden’s botched Afghanistan withdrawal turned deadly, killing 13 U.S. services…

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