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'Death to the dictator!': Anti-government protests reach Tehran
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-Great Cultural Revolution
Former Sen. Barbara Boxer Assaulted & Robbed In Oakland
[Breaking911] Former Democrat Senator Barbara Boxer was attacked in Oakland’s Jack London Square Monday. The incident happened in the 300 block of 3rd Street.

“Earlier today former Senator Barbara Boxer was assaulted in the Jack London Square neighborhood of Oakland,” her representative wrote in a Tweet. “The assailant pushed her in the back, stole her cell phone and jumped in a waiting car. She is thankful that she was not seriously injured.”

The suspect remains at large. The Oakland Police Department is offering a reward of up to $2,000 leading for an arrest in this case.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/27/2021 09:11 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [248 views] Top|| File under:

#1  YOUR liberal, corrupt calamity comes home to roost. You reap what you sow.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 07/27/2021 9:49 Comments || Top||

#2  A nationwide Federal Protective Service could have prevented this or have led to a very interesting kinetic event.

Authenticity factor on a scale of one to ten ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/27/2021 10:20 Comments || Top||

#3  Did she demand the mugger refer to her as "Senator" as she did to that general during a hearing* a few years ago?

* General referred to her as ma'am and she came back with the "call me Senator" shtick. I was always disappointed that he didn't come back with "in the military "ma'am" is always a term of respect...."Senator" not so much."
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/27/2021 10:25 Comments || Top||

#4  "Do you know who I am?!"
"A white oppressor."
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/27/2021 10:28 Comments || Top||

#5  It would seem that Karma is every bit as much of a bitch as Barbara Boxer.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/27/2021 13:05 Comments || Top||

#6  Dumb as a box of hair
Posted by: Frank G || 07/27/2021 13:52 Comments || Top||

#7  Can you say "shadenfreud"?
Posted by: Sgt.D.T. || 07/27/2021 15:10 Comments || Top||

#8  With apologies to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart, "I can't define schadenfreude, but I know it when I see it."
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 07/27/2021 18:08 Comments || Top||

#9  Now where did that happen Nancy?
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2021 22:51 Comments || Top||


Jen Psaki says travel restrictions will NOT be lifted because of the spread of the Delta variant around the world and urges Americans not to travel to the UK - even though cases there are dropping
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [233 views] Top|| File under:

#1  But Trump's travel restrictions were bad?
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/26/2021 17:27 Comments || Top||

#2  What are they going to do with the 18,000 Afganies?
Put them in a refugee camp in Virginia?
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/26/2021 17:29 Comments || Top||


#4  No travel restrictions on the south border!
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 07/27/2021 6:57 Comments || Top||

#5  the 18,000 Afganies? Put them in a refugee camp in Virginia?

Are you kidding? California. You have now 18000 hollywood extras for those realistic shots.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/27/2021 7:07 Comments || Top||

#6  PSAKI needs to stay out of the bars alleys and streets and quit spreading it!
Posted by: Jiling Gravitch9209 v || 07/27/2021 8:55 Comments || Top||

#7  But Trump's travel restrictions were bad?

By blocking travel from China, Trump was showing his anti-Asian bias.

/sarc

Posted by: Rob Crawford || 07/27/2021 12:32 Comments || Top||

#8  re #6, that's not what she is spreading in those alleys.
Posted by: Chris || 07/27/2021 22:11 Comments || Top||


-Short Attention Span Theater-
Biden calls reporter 'pain in the neck' for question about Veterans Affairs COVID-19 vaccine mandate
[FoxNews] President Biden called a reporter a "pain in the neck" Monday in the Oval Office for asking him a question that was off his preferred topic of Iraq.

Sitting in the Oval Office with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, Biden smiled as NBC's Kelly O'Donnell asked him to comment on Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough's announcement that front-line VA workers would be required to get a coronavirus vaccine.

"You are such a pain in the neck, but I’m going to answer your question because we’ve known each other for so long," he said. "It has nothing to do with Iraq … I'll answer your question. Yes, Veteran Affairs is going to, in fact, require that all doctors working in their facilities are going to have to be vaccinated."
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2021 01:04 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [105 views] Top|| File under:


Hunter Biden's art dealer said he wanted to be the 'lead collector for China' in 2015 interview
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News]
  • Georges Bergès, who owns Georges Bergès Gallery in New York and Berlin, is hosting a private Hunter Biden showing in LA and a public exhibition in NYC

  • He once expressed interest in his gallery establishing a 'foothold in China'

  • Bergès told Resident that he was fascinated by China's 'cultural empowerment'

  • His client Hunter Biden's financial dealings in China have been a headache for Joe Biden's administration and a cudgel for the president's opponents

  • Hunter still had a 10% stake in a partially state-owned Chinese company in April

  • Several people have raised ethics concerns over the selling of Hunter's art
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [97 views] Top|| File under:

#1 

And he may well be a "Bone Collector", needs to be investigated, no matter what the political winds whisper...
Posted by: Flusort Thud1107 || 07/27/2021 8:17 Comments || Top||

#2  'Lead collector' as in Pb? China distributes that pretty widely and at high velocity, as I understand.
Posted by: Glenmore || 07/27/2021 11:47 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
Thousands of Cuban protesters march on Washington for the second day to demand Biden tackle the communist regime and restore island's internet: Huge crowds surround White House after president imposed 'meaningless' sanctions
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] Day 2 of protests. Yesterday’s report is here.
  • The huge crowd joined a group of protesters who stayed overnight on Sunday and held a candlelit vigil

  • Demonstrators descended on the capital and planned to march from the White House to the Cuban Embassy

  • The protesters are marking the 26th of July Movement, a Cuban national holiday commemorating the 1953 attack when Fidel Castro led his first attempt to overthrow Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista

  • Now the protesters are attacking the regime, saying it is no longer their day

  • Republicans, including Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw and Florida Rep. Rick Scott joined the marchers

  • Last week, Biden announced sanctions on the Cuban regime that have been panned as 'meaningless'
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [180 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  It would have been so easy to help.

Russia sends COVID-19 aid to Cuba - defence ministry
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2021 5:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Something our State Department should have anticipated, but that might have created a positive outcome for Florida's Republican voting Cuban community.

Opportunity missed, Russia fills the void.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/27/2021 6:02 Comments || Top||

#3  Except Sputnik V doesn't seem to work
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/27/2021 6:27 Comments || Top||

#4  Insurrection of Cuban renegades! Call the Capital Police and the FBI, lock 'em all up!
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 07/27/2021 6:56 Comments || Top||

#5  #3 Russia OKs testing combination of Sputnik, AstraZeneca shots
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/27/2021 9:19 Comments || Top||


Government Corruption
'Will Nancy investigate herself?' Trump asks if Pelosi will probe who 'didn't want additional protection' at the Capitol on January 6 and 'who killed Ashli Babbitt' before the first riot select committee hearing tomorrow
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2021 00:26 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [176 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Ashli's killer and Nancy are above the law, peasant!
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 07/27/2021 6:58 Comments || Top||


#3  Will Nancy investigate herself?

Nope, because it's not an investigation, it's a cover-up.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/27/2021 17:59 Comments || Top||

#4  They are still actively pursuing the hanging of Donald.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/27/2021 18:51 Comments || Top||

#5  Terrified of 2024 and retribution.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/27/2021 20:25 Comments || Top||


Border Patrol Opens Gates to Hundreds of Migrants near West Texas Town
[Breitbart] On Monday morning, Border Patrol agents were once again met by hundreds of migrants walking to the fence after entering the United States illegally. The groups, mostly Haitian, numbered more than 300 in the early daylight hours. Mixed in were family units with small children and a significant number of single adults.

As the groups walked from the border, agents struggled to get basic biographic information and prepare the hundreds to be transported to a nearby station for further processing. As the morning progressed, buses and vans were fully loaded. Several were driven by agents who would otherwise be out on patrol. Other buses were driven by contract detention and transportation officers.

As the migrants were being processed for transportation and departure, more groups came from the river. Aircraft from the Texas Highway Patrol could be seen circling as agents received the migrants from the fence gate. The pace contributes to the overcrowding in most area Border Patrol facilities.

In the last week, nearly 2,000 migrants were apprehended at this spot near Del Rio, according to a source within CBP. The source says the influx is becoming increasingly harder to handle and worries that many of the stations in the vicinity do not have enough agents to process migrants before the next group arrives hours later.

In June, the Del Rio Sector apprehended more than 30,000 migrants. This fiscal year to date, more than 149,000 migrants were apprehended in the sector.

The typically Haitian, Venezuelan, and Cuban groups will be released once fully processed by Border Patrol.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [235 views] Top|| File under:



#3  What about the Delta variant?
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 07/27/2021 7:10 Comments || Top||

#4  The Biden administration's signature trademark of betrayal.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/27/2021 7:27 Comments || Top||


#6  Delta variant? Wait'll you get the voodoo variant!
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/27/2021 13:09 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Minnesota legislator: Help, help, I'm being oppressed by Democrats' demands to resign
Hot Air
Have Democratic governor Tim Walz and his DFL colleagues in the legislature turned into "oppressors"? Or is state representative John Thompson just desperate to escape the consequences of his own actions and law-enforcement record?

...Yesterday, Thompson refused to resign after several arrests for domestic abuse emerged after a traffic stop that revealed Thompson using a Wisconsin drivers license. Not only did he and his wife dispute whether any domestic abuse occurred, Thompson suggested that he was being oppressed by demands for his resignation:

    Rep. John Thompson said Monday that he will not resign amid reports of previous domestic abuse allegations that his wife and a group of supporters denied in a news conference outside the State Capitol.

    "If you’re not careful, the oppressor will have you believe that they’re the ones being oppressed," said Thompson, DFL-St. Paul. "One of the greatest quotes I’ve ever heard in my life is your life begins to end when you remain silent about things that matter the most. I will not remain silent. I will not be resigning."
What an idiot! Just announce that you've converted to Islam, and see all accusations of domestic abuse go away.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/27/2021 11:02 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [120 views] Top|| File under:

#1  He is black and untouchable!!!!
Posted by: Jomose Creresh9907 || 07/27/2021 18:13 Comments || Top||


Biden Admin Spending $3M a Day in Taxpayers Money to Stop Border Wall Construction
[Neon Nettle via Rantingly] Taxpayers are footing the bill for Democrat Joe Biden's attempts at suspending or stopping the border wall construction.

According to a new report, the Biden administration is plowing $3 million a day, an estimated $1.8 billion so far, into stopping the border wall construction.

Biden ordered his administration to halt construction on the day he was sworn in.

The halt was only supposed to last 60 days but has since lasted over 180 days.

The Biden admin has not given any signal about when the results of the review will be known or whether construction will resume.

Republicans recently found that suspension initially cost $6 million a day, which was later reduced to $3 million a day following layoffs of the Department of Defense contractors.
Posted by: Snomoth Whereling9836 || 07/27/2021 07:48 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [72 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Could have built about 30 miles of the wall for the same amount of money spent not building any.
Posted by: Glenmore || 07/27/2021 11:50 Comments || Top||




Michigan Dem Spends Campaign Funds at Strip Club
[Free Beacon] A Michigan Democratic state representative spent $221 in campaign funds at a strip club, according to the lawmaker's financial disclosures.

Rep. Jewell Jones's latest quarterly disclosures list a March "constituent meeting" at the Pantheion Club in Dearborn, Mich. The venue is a topless dancing club and claims to be "the oldest and most established gentlemens [sic] club in Michigan."

The listed purpose for the strip club expense described the meeting as a discussion of "potential economic projects" in Inkster, Mich., which Jones represents in the state house.

Jones, who sits on the legislature's regulatory reform committee, has spent more than $6,400 of his campaign's funds this year at restaurants for ostensibly work-related meetings. One expenditure listed in the disclosures describes a March "dinner meeting with other legislators" at a restaurant in Las Vegas where Jones spent nearly $700.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/27/2021 04:47 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [221 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Well, nobody is all bad!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/27/2021 6:29 Comments || Top||

#2 
He was on a legitimate get out the vote campaign for his campaign...

Here is the proof

Maybe Not Suitable For Work
Posted by: Unearthed Nosorong9256 || 07/27/2021 6:34 Comments || Top||

#3  Full disclosure? Transparency? Nothing to hide?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/27/2021 6:46 Comments || Top||

#4  The rest, he just wasted.

Snark O'The Day
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 07/27/2021 6:55 Comments || Top||

#5  A democrat campaign's funds are better spent on strippers. Just saying.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/27/2021 7:01 Comments || Top||

#6  A different ritual, but basically what he does to the voters. Give them a show, press the flesh, and takes the money.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/27/2021 7:01 Comments || Top||

#7  I can't offer an opinion until I see the stripper. Considering what some of my taxes are going for, paying a stripper would be an act approaching beatification.
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/27/2021 10:28 Comments || Top||

#8  wealth transfer...
Posted by: 49 Pan || 07/27/2021 13:12 Comments || Top||

#9  Going to a strip club in Dearborn is how you know the Canadian border was still closed.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 07/27/2021 16:55 Comments || Top||


Hunter Caught On Video Smoking Crack And Whining To Dead Brothers Wife About Rehab
[Trending Politics] A new video from Hunter Biden’s "laptop from hell" has been released, showing him smoking crack while whining to his diseased brother’s widow, Hallie Biden, about rehab.

Hunter Biden looked very rough in the video, looking more like a crackhead than the son of a current president.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/27/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [159 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Eww he looks like a pedo-
Posted by: Wren || 07/27/2021 0:19 Comments || Top||

#2  If that's in fashion, guess I could look like the son of a current president.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2021 0:20 Comments || Top||

#3  hunter WHINEHOUSE! NO NO TO REHAB!
Posted by: Jiling Gravitch9209 v || 07/27/2021 8:57 Comments || Top||

#4  It certainly is good for Hunter that his father is a Democrat. Can you imagine the media fireball if this were Donald Trump, Jr.?
Posted by: Tom || 07/27/2021 10:10 Comments || Top||

#5  Hunter Biden looked very rough in the video, looking more like a crackhead than the son of a current president.

Embrace the power of "and." But in many ways I feel for Hunter Biden. But for six years of sobriety and limitless wealth there goes I.
Posted by: Secret Master || 07/27/2021 12:29 Comments || Top||

#6  /\ Yes, if good for nothing else, a clear example to others of depravity and foking evil.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/27/2021 12:35 Comments || Top||



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Tue 2021-07-27
  'Death to the dictator!': Anti-government protests reach Tehran
Mon 2021-07-26
  Tunisian army deployed in the capital
Sun 2021-07-25
  US military targets Al-shabaab again in Somalia
Ilhan Omar bitches about it
Sat 2021-07-24
  Nigeria jails 10 pirates over ship hijacking
Fri 2021-07-23
  Taliban claim control of some 90% of Afghanistan's border areas
Thu 2021-07-22
  Nigeria: 100 kidnapped villagers released by bandits
Wed 2021-07-21
  30 Civilians Killed And More Than 50 Others Wounded In Sadr City Explosion
Tue 2021-07-20
  Ghani Visits Herat to Review Security Situation
Mon 2021-07-19
  ‘967 Taliban Killed in 4 Days’ as Clashes Continue: ANDSF
Sun 2021-07-18
  Syrian President Bashar Assad is sworn in for a fourth seven-year term
Sat 2021-07-17
  Former Libyan PM, Al-Sarraj Purchases Vanuatu's Passport
Fri 2021-07-16
  As economic conditions worsen in Leb, angry Beirut residents attack Leb army vehicles; elsehwere, PM-designate Saad Hariri resigns
Thu 2021-07-15
  Taliban Control Spin Boldak Crossing in Kandahar, and beyond
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  '261 Taliban Killed' in Past 24 Hours: MoD
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