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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Black Suspect Accused of Two Day Long Shooting Spree Was Targeting White Males, According to Police
[THEGATEWAYPUNDIT] Justin Tyran Roberts, a 39-year-old black man, was targeting white males in his two day long shooting spree that spanned two states, according to police.

Roberts is accused of shooting and wounding five people in Georgia and Alabama over the weekend.

Detective Brandon Lockhart testified on Monday that Roberts told police that "white men had picked on him and wronged him for all his life," according to a report from the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer.

"Basically, he explained throughout his life, specifically white males had taken from him, and also what he described as military-looking white males had taken from him," Detective Lockhart said.

The police do not believe that there was any connection between Roberts and the victims, all of whom are expected to recover.

The five shootings took place during three separate assaults in Columbus, Georgia and Phenix City, Alabama.

Roberts appeared in court on Monday for his preliminary hearing regarding one of the incidents where he shot a man in the back who was entering his vehicle.

Lockhart testified that Roberts said, "I had to have him," about the victim, according to the Ledger-Enquirer’s report.

"Roberts also claimed that such men were ’shooting at him in a wooded area with a slingshot,’ and the wounds had infected his skin, Lockhart testified. But he said police saw no injuries to substantiate that," the report explains.

The public defender representing Roberts has requested that he undergo a mental health evaluation and claims he was suffering from "delusions."

"The officer’s testimony has demonstrated that Mr. Roberts is having delusions and a disconnect from reality," King told the judge.

Posted by: Fred || 06/16/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [238 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Come on - you're just perpetuating racial stereotypes!
Posted by: Raj || 06/16/2021 1:03 Comments || Top||

#2  "Mr. Justin Tyran Roberts is having delusions and a disconnect from reality"

Sic semper Tyranis
Posted by: Angineck Elmoluse6294 || 06/16/2021 1:03 Comments || Top||

#3  Another son of Obama.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 06/16/2021 1:08 Comments || Top||

#4  Turning his life around
Posted by: Knuckles Flaiger6122 || 06/16/2021 1:29 Comments || Top||

#5  Roberts also claimed that such men were ’shooting at him in a wooded area with a slingshot

"Heh, Paw! I told you that was no bigfoot! He's on teevee, same stupid hair an' all!"

Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/16/2021 4:49 Comments || Top||

#6  Honor student
Loyal son
Milk o' human kindness
Posted by: Crese Barnsmell3635 || 06/16/2021 7:16 Comments || Top||

#7  I blame a doting, helicopter father, an oppressive Christian faith, excessive employment overtime, an inability to obtain a foto-ID, competing academic scholarships, lack of internet knowledge, and Donald Trump.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/16/2021 8:45 Comments || Top||

#8  Remember when a two day two state shooting spree would make the news while it was occurring.... Guess the news knew the MO before it was done and put a lid on that one.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/16/2021 8:48 Comments || Top||

#9  Alabama executes more death row convicts per capita than Texas.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 06/16/2021 11:27 Comments || Top||

#10  google antifa.com
Posted by: Vespasian Ebboting9735 || 06/16/2021 14:44 Comments || Top||


Washington man accused of shooting thief, dragging him behind truck while still alive: report
[FoxNews] Campbell was charged with second-degree murder.

A Washington state man is accused of firing two rounds into a person attempting to steal his truck’s catalytic converter and then dragging the victim, who was still alive, and leaving him in a nearby field to die.

King 5, citing court documents, reported that the incident occurred at about 3:45 a.m. Saturday. Michael Scott Campbell, 54, told Lakewood police that he was sleeping and roused by someone trying to steal the car part.

Campbell, who has been charged with second-degree murder and kidnapping, allegedly told police that he noticed two legs sticking out from under the truck and fired two shots "straight down."

The would-be thief attempted to get back to his own car but could not make it and collapsed. Campbell allegedly told police that the individual was still talking when he tied his hands to the ball hitch of the F-150.

The report said the shooting occurred in a parking lot of a business. One witness told police that he saw the truck dragging some kind of object. Officers said the victim was dragged about 400 feet.

The would-be thief was still alive when dropped off in the field, charging documents said, according to Q13Fox.com.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/16/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [205 views] Top|| File under:

#1  That's what happens when you repeal the Rule of Law.
Posted by: Mercutio || 06/16/2021 9:55 Comments || Top||

#2  The opposite of rule by law is judgement by lynch mob. Who was it that said we want police and courts, because that’s all that protects criminals from their victims?
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/16/2021 10:51 Comments || Top||

#3  While I prefer Mad Max justice to courts, a catalytic converter, or even a whole vehicle seems too much to kill a man over.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/16/2021 10:56 Comments || Top||

#4  Dude was messin' with his truck, man!
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/16/2021 13:26 Comments || Top||

#5  If I understand, catalytic converter theft is an absolute plague right now, and law enforcement overall doesn't seem very interested in it.

Campbell should have just blamed the truck. "Yeah, we saw the truck dragging something, but NOBODY WAS DRIVING!"

Surprised they even found a witness. I resident that aware at 4am is a neighborhood getting targeted.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/16/2021 13:30 Comments || Top||

#6 
Next Woodchipper Justice ⚖ Coming to a Town Near You !




Posted by: Chunky Thravilet9146 || 06/16/2021 16:23 Comments || Top||

#7  A Spanish man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison after killing and eating his 68-year-old mother in 2019.

The World Has Gone Nuts !
Posted by: Creaper Speaking for Boskone8673 || 06/16/2021 17:19 Comments || Top||

#8 
Musical Interlude - Digest the News

Posted by: Deadeye Grundy1172 || 06/16/2021 17:27 Comments || Top||

#9  Some Damn good ears here.
"...3:45 a.m. Saturday. Michael Scott Campbell, 54, told Lakewood police that he was sleeping and roused by someone trying to steal the car part...."The report said the shooting occurred in a parking lot of a business...."

So the guy lives and sleeps in a room near a Business Parking lot and despite usual noise this guy heard the thug trying to steal parts?

I'll say it again ...
Some Damn good ears here.

Posted by: NN2N1 || 06/16/2021 18:21 Comments || Top||

#10  Stealing a catalytic converter involves cutting through two metal exhaust pipes. You could do it slowly with a hacksaw, but a battery-powered angle grinder or sawzall is a whole lot quicker. Either way is pretty noisy. And a bit unusual at 4am.
Posted by: SteveS || 06/16/2021 19:40 Comments || Top||

#11  $1000 + parts plus material and vehicular damage.Dragging is juuuuust a little harsh
Posted by: Frank G || 06/16/2021 20:22 Comments || Top||

#12  Laser cutting is a technology that uses a laser to vaporize materials, resulting in a cut edge. While typically used for industrial manufacturing applications, is now used by schools, small businesses, and hobbyists. Laser cutting works by directing the output of a high-power laser most commonly through optics.
16X14 Inches Boss Laser CO2 Engraver & Cutter Machine, Cutt…
$3,997.00
Boss Laser

Your money back after 5 catconverts
Posted by: Vernal Tojo4615 || 06/16/2021 20:39 Comments || Top||

#13  Some Damn good ears here. According to other news reports, Campbell was sleeping in the truck being targeted by the would-be thief. The noise at that distance would have awakened nearly anybody.
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 06/16/2021 23:17 Comments || Top||


-Great Cultural Revolution
Rogue TV reporter releases secret recordings of Fox Corp bosses warning her to 'cease and desist' talking about hydroxychloroquine as she accuses them of bowing to CDC advertising pressure to promote vaccines
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Project Veritas revealed the secret recordings of KRIV-TV bosses on Tuesday

  • Newsroom bosses order reporter not to mention hydroxychloroquine

  • One boss says 'poor African Americans' aren't interested in Bitcoin

  • Reporter Ivory Hecker teased the release during live news report a day earlier

  • 'Fox Corp. has been muzzling me to keep information from you,' Hecker said

  • Project Veritas is a watchdog group which exposes perceived media hypocrisy

  • Earlier, Project Veritas posted audio of Hecker being suspended by station

  • 'You are suspended effective immediately,' Lee Meier told Hecker on the phone

  • Meier is assistant news director for Fox 26 KRIV-TV in Houston, Texas

  • Hecker has since told the Daily Beast that she was terminated by station

  • Station spokesperson blasts Hecker as a 'disgruntled former employee'
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/16/2021 09:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [98 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The Media are Prostitutes who sell themselves to the highest bidder.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 06/16/2021 10:33 Comments || Top||


Angry Utah mob beats man to death for allegedly hitting pregnant girlfriend: reports
"He only hit me because he loved me. Now I'm leff alone"
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/16/2021 07:51 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [203 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Heh.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/16/2021 8:25 Comments || Top||

#2 
Story reads like a Guy Ritchie plot.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/16/2021 9:23 Comments || Top||

#3  I'm sorry, but - according to link - they only had her word for it. So sorry, and all that, but (IMO) this doesn't justify homicide.

"He only hit me because he loved me. Now I'm leff alone"

What about all the dogs?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/16/2021 9:33 Comments || Top||

#4  the SLC I-15/I-80 corridor is as crowded as LA. the rats havent got enough space in their cage
Posted by: 746 || 06/16/2021 10:32 Comments || Top||

#5  because they were not able to hit her goes against woke value system!
Posted by: Sluse Grealet9429 || 06/16/2021 12:09 Comments || Top||

#6 
Fred Valdamar Ortiz = Deceased - Seriously people, mob mentality is ruthless, rootless insanity with no end, except death. These are not civilized people, just Animals
Posted by: Phusoper Ebboque4083 || 06/16/2021 14:21 Comments || Top||

#7  ^--- Hey! Quit insulting Animals!
Posted by: CrazyFool || 06/16/2021 14:35 Comments || Top||

#8  Rafiki agrees with you CF

Posted by: Galactic Coordinator de Medici4702 || 06/16/2021 15:23 Comments || Top||


Expensive NYC School insults white women
[NYPOST] An ex-top trustee of Manhattan’s elite Spence School says she yanked her daughter out over her growing disgust with its racial indoctrination — capped by a class video that "tarred and feathered’’ white women.

Hispanic tech exec Gabriela Baron fired off a scorched-earth letter to the prestigious Upper East Side institution last week seething that the video — shown to her eighth-grade daughter and classmates on graduation day — "openly derides, humiliates and ridicules white women.

"They sat there in their graduation dresses while the white mothers of the white students — many of whom volunteer, donate, call, email and do whatever the school asks of them — were tarred and feathered in a video their teacher showed them. While their white female teachers were mocked,’’ Baron raged in the missive, a copy of which was obtained by The Post.

Baron said the footage, featuring racially charged comedian Ziwe Fumudoh,
... Ziwerekoru Fumudoh, child of Nigerian immigrants, graduate of the elite Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, Northwestern University, and internships at Comedy Central and The Onion. Her idea of comedy was to get her white friends to come on her YourTube show and bait them in to unintentionally saying racist things, even if she had to edit the film to achieve the desired effect...
Wossa modda widdat? I used to do dat wid ma frien's alla time. Back when I had frien's.
was just another indication of what she and her husband "see happening at Spence (and many other schools in NYC).

"Over the last several years my husband and I have grown increasingly concerned about certain trends at Spence, including what we believe is a de-emphasis of academic rigor and a single-minded focus on race, diversity and inclusion that is now driving the School and everything that goes on within its walls,’’ wrote Baron, the daughter of Cuban immigrants colonists.

Spence is among a slew of posh "woke" private schools in New York City that have come under fire for allegedly putting political correctness before actual learning and common-sense.

Baron — who confirmed to The Post on Tuesday that she sent the letter — is an alum of Spence, which includes actresses Gwyneth Paltrow
...Hollywood interchangeable blonde and Eva Braun taste-alike, who's convinced herself that it would be wonderful if Obama were given all the power that he needs. She was married to a guitar player in a rock band, but now she's becoming long in the tooth so he's moved on to somebody else...
and Kerry Washington and Michael Nanny Mike Bloomberg
...former Republican mayor of New York. He tried to take the credit for Rudy Giuliani's actions in the wake of the 9-11 attacks. He was known as Nanny Bloomberg for his war on 32-ounce Slurpees. Nanny was a candidate for the Dem presidential nomination in 2020. He won big in American Samoa, not so big anywhere else. He was born on Valentine's day, 1942, which makes him 79.25782 years old, which is pretty ripe. Mike has lots of money, some of which he spends on grass roots organizations pushing for common sense gun laws along the same lines as his common sense Slurpee regulations...
’s daughter Georgina among its graduates. The K-12 school charges more than $57,400 a year per student.

"The blatantly racist video,’’ shown during her daughter’s last middle-school history class was of Fumudoh’s premiere episode of her Showtime talk series "Ziwe,’’ which aired last month, Baron said.

It featured sit-downs with writer Fran Lebowitz, women’s rights icon Gloria Steinem — and four white women named Karen.

The caption to introduce Lebowitz read, "Author, Public Speaker, White Woman.’’ At one point, Fumudoh remarked to her, "I believe that you are not concerned with how annoying white women can be.’’

The host also said, "What percentage of white women do you hate? And there is a right answer."

Fumudoh asked Steinem how many black friends she has, then read her obscene lyrics from the rap song "WAP" by Cardi B
...the eminent American political analyst and entertainer, noted for her dignified performance at the Grammy awards and her well-reasoned commentary on race relations...
and Megan Thee Stallion and wanted to know whether the activist felt "empowered’’ by them.

Before the "Karens" took the stage, Fumudoh read what she said was an Urban Dictionary meaning for their name, which included "obnoxious, angry and entitled, often racist, white women.’’

At the end of the segment, Fumudoh gave the women temporary tattoos that said, "Karen & Proud.’’

"It astounds me that a Spence faculty member felt comfortable showing this to students and thought it was acceptable to do so," Baron said of the mocking, cringe-worthy footage.

"Had the video derided and ridiculed Asian women, Black women or Hispanic women, the Spence community would declare with one voice that it was blatantly racist," said the mom, executive vice president of strategy at the tech software firm KLDiscovery, according to her LinkedIn page.

Posted by: Fred || 06/16/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [169 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Oh just leave already.

Take that Kick Me sign off your back and walk away. Take your kids out of their shitty, repulsive Marxist instutuons. Stop enabling these lunatics
Posted by: Spike Shavirt6505 || 06/16/2021 1:10 Comments || Top||

#2  Since "white women" were/are one of the major movers in promoting liberalism - I'd say: they were asking for it.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/16/2021 1:48 Comments || Top||

#3  ^ what he said.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/16/2021 6:28 Comments || Top||

#4  This is Critical Theory, working as intended. It's not some mistake.

https://newdiscourses.com/2021/04/critical-race-theory-two-page-overview/
Posted by: Jiggs Trotsky5854 || 06/16/2021 6:42 Comments || Top||

#5  BLUF: Hispanic alumna trustee (very likely until now politically Progressive) yanks legacy kid because school no longer meets her standards.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/16/2021 11:02 Comments || Top||


Two Resignations From Major Medical Journal After Staffers Question 'Systemic Racism'
[AMGREATNESS] Two high-ranking employees have been forced to resign from a well-known American medical journal after they publicly criticized the notion of "systemic racism," according to Campus Reform.

The resignations came from Deputy Editor Edward Livingston and Editor-in-Chief Howard Bauchner, of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Livingston submitted his resignation to Bauchner, then his superior, in March after Livingston appeared on a podcast where he stated that "no physician is racist," a sentiment that was repeated in a tweet from the American Medical Association (AMA) promoting the podcast.

Livingston’s comments were criticized by far-left activists, including a black female doctor with the AMA named Aletha Maybank, who called his comments "wrong, absolutely appalling, and at its very core...a demonstration of structural and institutional racism." Maybank provided no evidence whatsoever to prove that Livingston was a racist, or that "structural racism" is even real.

Bauchner issued an apology on behalf of Livingston’s comments, declaring that he was "profoundly disappointed in myself for the lapses that led to the publishing of the tweet and podcast." Although Bauchner admitted that he "did not write or even see the tweet, or create the podcast," he was nevertheless "ultimately responsible for them" as the editor-in-chief of the publication.

Subsequently, Bauchner announced on June 1st that he would be resigning by the end of the month, after having served as editor-in-chief since 2011. He added that he had "always supported the AMA’s commitment to dismantling structural racism in the institutions of American medicine...and look forward to personally contributing to that work going forward."

Posted by: Fred || 06/16/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [152 views] Top|| File under:

#1 
Time to start publishing the political and philosophical leanings of all medical facilities, doctors and support personnel down to the janitor.

No patient will receive a fair shake from the wokesters, steer clear of their politics.
Posted by: Elmoper Snore6403 || 06/16/2021 5:54 Comments || Top||

#2  Tell me this isn't happening. It's all a bad dream, right?
Right?
Posted by: Elmusotle Omomoger5082 || 06/16/2021 6:53 Comments || Top||

#3  Ref #1: Time to start publishing the political and philosophical leanings of all medical facilities, doctors and support personnel down to the janitor.

A photograph of each should suffice. Accuracy within the upper ninety percentile should be an acceptable political indicator. Alright, a two percent margin of error if you must.

Posted by: Besoeker || 06/16/2021 7:20 Comments || Top||

#4  Guess I will not be re-upping my AMA membership, now if I could only find a source to spend those proceeds on replenishing my 30-06 supply
Posted by: Lemuel Gray4629 || 06/16/2021 10:26 Comments || Top||

#5  Guess I will not be re-upping my AMA membership

Lots of other professional associations for doctors, I understand, not all of which have drunk the Progressive Kool-aid.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/16/2021 11:07 Comments || Top||


A branch of Greta Thunberg's climate-change movement disbanded after declaring itself a 'racist, white-dominated space'
[MSN] A branch of Greta "Pippi" Thunberg
...an autistic sixteen year old Swedish expert on climate change...
's School Strike 4 Climate movement in New Zealand disbanded on Saturday, saying it "has been a racist, white-dominated space."

The SS4C Auckland announced its disbandment on Facebook. The group said its organizers had "avoided, ignored, and tokenized BIPOC voices and demands," especially those of Pacific Islanders and Māori individuals.

"Going forward, we will only be using our social media to uplift BIPOC-led climate justice spaces in Auckland," the organization said. "We apologize for the hurt, burnout, and trauma caused to many BIPOC individuals, including current and past members, as well as BIPOC-led groups. We also apologize for the further trauma caused by our slow action to take responsibility."
Posted by: Fred || 06/16/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [226 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ...and tokenized BIPOC voices and demands," especially those of Pacific Islanders and Māori individuals.

And you left out the Samoans - you raaaacccisstsss!
Posted by: Raj || 06/16/2021 1:05 Comments || Top||

#2  ...and tokenized BIPOC voices and demands," especially those of Pacific Islanders and Māori individuals.

And you left out the Samoans - you raaaacccisstsss!
Posted by: Raj || 06/16/2021 1:05 Comments || Top||

#3  especially those of Pacific Islanders and Māori individuals.

People with a rich history of computational fluid dynamics and multi-spectral imaging from orbit.

We also apologize for the further trauma caused by our slow action to take responsibility."

Furthermore, we would like to apologize for how this whole incident makes us look like ninnies and casts doubt on the future of civilization.
Posted by: SteveS || 06/16/2021 1:20 Comments || Top||

#4  Stop drooling on your shirt, child.
And wash your mouth
Posted by: Gloger Gray4756 || 06/16/2021 1:30 Comments || Top||

#5 
"And we hate that racist, white bitch on her fancy white boat!"
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/16/2021 4:57 Comments || Top||

#6  The SJW movement in a nutshell.

Self-destruction. Only they want to take us with them. It's a death wish, an ancient form of cultism. Only in the annihilation of the soul - in this case, our entire western culture - can we find true peace.
Posted by: Jiggs Trotsky5854 || 06/16/2021 6:40 Comments || Top||

#7  In ...
Greta Fauci Epstein Avenatti St.George of Floyd Gates Cackles JimJones OccasionalCortex PatrisseC Mueller PicnicAntLady WinstonBoogieSmith
... We Trust.

This society is fooking INSANE
Posted by: Gomez Hatfield4320 || 06/16/2021 7:13 Comments || Top||

#8  translation: we couldn't get any 'BIPOC' people to join that we could use to get more virtue signaling points, so we will get attention some other way.
Posted by: Retard Strength || 06/16/2021 9:05 Comments || Top||

#9  Wow, not the bee, down a dollar already.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 06/16/2021 10:19 Comments || Top||

#10  SS4C
BIPOC

What we need here is some more corporate jingoism.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/16/2021 10:20 Comments || Top||

#11  Not the Bee™ ?? Down one dollar today.
Posted by: magpie || 06/16/2021 17:47 Comments || Top||

#12 
Oh, they very stir crazy island people, drive their cars round and round island looking for bridge to take to get off island. Island people crazy 🤪 follow crazy 😜 girl and her crazy mother, who find way for to make money, and become moneybags lady later in life, spending her time telling impossible stories about the world melting ice, rising water levels, sinking islands, she has lifetime of experience, dyslexia, (spells name Great Burghunt), always looking for the Great Burg, maybe ice burg let us know when island people sink, it will be water world for them, call Kosner he know island people and water world, better watch movie sea for yourselves.
Posted by: Vernal Tojo4615 || 06/16/2021 20:12 Comments || Top||

#13  uh huh? You very need mental exit, maybe?
Posted by: Frank G || 06/16/2021 20:47 Comments || Top||

#14  Oy, my noggin. That's what I get for reading comments backwards. Fun, though. Sluicer better up they game.
Posted by: Uleamble Darling of the Veal Cutlets7516 || 06/16/2021 21:28 Comments || Top||

#15  Island people need help...
Posted by: Whavirt the Florid9017 || 06/16/2021 22:41 Comments || Top||

#16 
Posted by: Whavirt the Florid9017 || 06/16/2021 22:45 Comments || Top||


The blue state exodus: How Americans fled New York and California for Republican states of Arizona, Idaho and the Sun Belt to escape lockdowns and skyrocketing crime
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • People fled New York, Illinois and California for Texas, Idaho, Arizona and The Carolinas according to data from moving company North American Van Lines

  • The states of Florida, Texas, and Colorado also saw a greater influx of movers

  • Despite the pandemic the company claim people continued to move at rates that were comparable to 2019

  • The data showed that states that have much less densely populated areas were a big draw for people looking to relocate amid the COVID-19 pandemic

  • The move away from the likes of New York was driven, in part, by an increased fear of living in densely populated cities and rising crime amid the pandemic
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/16/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [166 views] Top|| File under:

#1  to bad they will bring their bullshit with them
Posted by: Chris || 06/16/2021 0:36 Comments || Top||

#2  The technical term is metastasis - cancer cells break away from where they first formed (primary cancer), travel through the blood or lymph system, and form new tumors (metastatic tumors) in other parts of the body.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/16/2021 0:47 Comments || Top||

#3  I'll stick with bullshit
Posted by: Chris || 06/16/2021 1:00 Comments || Top||

#4  And Texas responded with a super-cold winter and a super-hot summer to scare off those that are less than commited.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/16/2021 8:48 Comments || Top||

#5  Yes, they have an attitude about it, that's what I see where I live. As soon as they straighten us rednecks out everything will be fine. Some of us are moving again...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/16/2021 12:21 Comments || Top||

#6  Median home price in San Diego is around $800K.
Posted by: Frank G || 06/16/2021 13:22 Comments || Top||

#7 
you will know, when 'they' have arrived, in your area

Posted by: Phusoper Ebboque4083 || 06/16/2021 14:35 Comments || Top||

#8  The locust effect in full view.
Posted by: DarthVader || 06/16/2021 15:28 Comments || Top||


-Short Attention Span Theater-
NSA Spy Released From Prison & NYT Double Speak Exposed
Remember Reality Winner?
The Ex-Ft. Gordon NSA worker caught leaking classified documents in 2017.

Well She is getting out prison today.
An she only served 4 yrs of her 5 yr federal prison sentence that she received in August 2018 for violation of the US Espionage Act.

She illegally released TS-SCIF NOFORN materials about possible Russian interference in the 2016 elections to a news outlet.
She leaked a classified report on Russian hacking, so this really should be Page 3: Non-War on Terror.
A news group, which ☺ bungled ☺ it like the Keystone Cops, in its handling and even helped in exposing her. Documents, which were later used in part during the Russia/Trump Coup attempt to help lay Adam Sh*ts false narrative.

But read deep into the NYT article.
It accidentally provides a hidden gem of double speak. In going after Trump/Russia in 2016-2018, it pretty much stated National Elections could have been or was compromised by Foreign Governments (Russia/China).

Something the NYT, now that Biden is in, strongly denies could have ever happen in 2020.

BTW: Remember how Trump compared her 5 year sentence to Hillary's slap on the wrist by the Jeff Session run DOJ? When Hillary was caught "inadvertently" releasing similar data?
Posted by: NN2N1 || 06/16/2021 06:05 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [110 views] Top|| File under:

#1 
No one commented on this all day (well 3:50 EST) so I figured... Ya, she gets out of jail, (a none to bright person), if she would really want to try to feel free, she should go to the beach ⛱

Posted by: Galactic Coordinator de Medici4702 || 06/16/2021 15:53 Comments || Top||

#2 
Posted by: Galactic Coordinator de Medici4702 || 06/16/2021 15:56 Comments || Top||

#3 
But swim at your own risk



Sharks, you know...
Posted by: Galactic Coordinator de Medici4702 || 06/16/2021 16:02 Comments || Top||


Who has the most nuclear weapons: How many do India, China, Pak have?
Good to know, though not directly connected to the War on Terror.
[OneIndia] China, Pakistain and India have 350, 165 and 156 nuclear warheads respectively as of January this year and the three countries appear to be expanding their nuclear arsenals, a study by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said on Monday. It also said as per its assessment, Russia and the US together possess over 90 percent of the estimated 13,080 global nuclear weapons.

There are nine countries in the world that have nuclear weapons: the US, Russia, the UK, La Belle France, China, India, Pakistain, Israel and North Korea
...hereditary Communist monarchy distinguished by its truculence and periodic acts of violence. Distinguishing features include Songun (Army First) policy, which involves feeding the army before anyone but the Dear Leadership, and Juche, which is Kim Jong Il's personal interpretation of Marxism-Leninism, which he told everybody was brilliant. In 1950 the industrialized North invaded agrarian South Korea. Twenty-one countries of the United Nations eventually contributed to the UN force opposing the invasion, with the United States providing around 90% of the military personnel. Seventy years later the economic results are in and it doesn't look good for Juche...
"China is in the middle of a significant modernisation and expansion of its nuclear weapon inventory, and India and Pakistain also appear to be expanding their nuclear arsenals," the study said. It has been more than a year since the military standoff between the armies of India and China erupted in eastern Ladakh on May 5, 2020, during which there were fatalities on both sides for the first time in 45 years. India and China have made limited progress in achieving disengagement at the Pangong lake area while negotiations for similar steps at other friction points remained deadlocked.

The SIPRI''s study also talked about the fissile raw material stocks that the countries have for their nuclear weapons. "The raw material for nuclear weapons is fissile material, either highly enriched uranium (HEU) or separated plutonium...India and Israel have produced mainly plutonium, and Pakistain has produced mainly HEU but is increasing its ability to produce plutonium," it said.

China, La Belle France, Russia, the UK and the US have produced both HEU and plutonium for use in their nuclear weapons, the study mentioned. "The governments of India and Pakistain make statements about some of their missile tests but provide no information about the status or size of their (nuclear) arsenals," it noted. Approximately 2,000 of the total 13,080 global nuclear warheads in the world are "kept in a state of high operational alert", said the study mentioned in the SIPRI Yearbook 2021.

It also said Saudi Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. Fifteen of the nineteen WTC hijackers were Saudis, and most major jihadi commanders were Saudis, to include Osama bin Laden. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman quietly folded that tent in 2016, doing terrible things to the guys running it, and has since been dragging the kingdom into the current century...
, India, Egypt, Australia and China were the five largest importers of major arms in the world between 2016 and 2020.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/16/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [150 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So, it's 'official' Israel has nukes now? For years I thought it was all hush-hush, and never actually confirmed.
Posted by: Raj || 06/16/2021 0:41 Comments || Top||

#2  All right, who's the South African that spilled the beans?
Posted by: Unaitle Bumble7814 || 06/16/2021 0:47 Comments || Top||

#3  Why would China import arms?
Posted by: Chris || 06/16/2021 0:59 Comments || Top||

#4  ^Ever bought a Chinese umbrella?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/16/2021 1:01 Comments || Top||

#5  Bet all money on the dog willing to use even one. I'd say China is inherently malicious enough to use unprovoked, Israel would in dire necessity, and India if Pak was going to use theirs.

One thing is guaranteed. There would be only one use. The entire world would unite to prevent another, leaving an attacked nuke state with no ability to reciprocate. And then for the next 70+ years everyone would talk about how terrible it all was.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/16/2021 4:35 Comments || Top||

#6  Libya and the Ukraine gave up their nukes. How'd that work out for them?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/16/2021 6:27 Comments || Top||



-War on Police-
Footage shows cops doing NOTHING after innocent people are shot during Atlanta drive-by because mayor has banned police pursuits: Residents of affluent Buckhead say its a warzone and demand to secede
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News]
  • A video shared to Tucker Carlson Tonight shows police cars passing by a drive-by shooting in Atlanta

  • It shows people walking past a dark-colored van parked on the side of the road, when a white car starts shooting at the van, with one shot piercing the vehicle

  • In January, the Atlanta Police Department established new rules for car chases

  • The rules state that officers can only engage in a pursuit if they believe the fleeing suspect has committed or attempted to commit a 'forcible felony'

  • Meanwhile, crime rates have increased over the past few months
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/16/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [184 views] Top|| File under:

#1  South West Fulton made their own city , why can't Buckhead? Oh yeah, that's who pays the taxes.
Posted by: Chris || 06/16/2021 0:58 Comments || Top||

#2  You gets that you pays for.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/16/2021 1:00 Comments || Top||

#3  Didn't a Ravens football player murder someone in Buckhead a few years ago?
Posted by: Spoter B || 06/16/2021 7:44 Comments || Top||

#4  Lefties are still pissed a guy from Buckhead identified Dan Rather's fallacious font use in W's "Mil training records"
Posted by: Frank G || 06/16/2021 8:40 Comments || Top||

#5  demand to secede ?

"Deputy, chase that perp!"
Shouts the LT and how.

"Nyope," says the man,
"All Sierra Echo Papa now."

"He's shot up the place!
It's ok to chase!"

But he just drinks his Fanta,
and shouts, "Buckhead sans Atlanta!"
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/16/2021 9:02 Comments || Top||

#6  even if they succeed in seceding, they will still need, dare I say, a wall to keep out those who want to destroy.

this is basically Israel / 'palestine' with Buckhead standing in for Israel, surrounded and infiltrated by people who for their entire lives have been taught only to destroy. And that they are entitled to take everything.
Posted by: Retard Strength || 06/16/2021 9:10 Comments || Top||

#7  People living in urban toilets and expecting something entirely else are getting exactly what they deserve.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/16/2021 11:59 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
5 Polio Vaccination Campaign Workers Killed in Nangarhar
[ToloNews] Five workers in a polio
...Poliomyelitis is a disease caused by infection with the poliovirus. Between 1840 and the 1950s, polio was a worldwide epidemic. Since the development of polio vaccines the disease has been largely wiped out in the civilized world. However, since the vaccine is known to make Moslem pee-pees shrink and renders females sterile, bookish, and unsubmissive it is not widely used by the turban and automatic weapons set. Currently the disease is only found in Pakistain and Afghanistain...
vaccination campaign were killed and four more were maimed in five separate attacks in Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province on Tuesday morning, said Ataullah Khogyani, front man for the provincial governor.

The attacks were perpetrated by unknown gunnies in Sorkh Rod and Khogyani districts and the city of Jalalabad, Khogyani said.

He said that two of the maimed are at death's door.

Khogyani said that special security measures were not provided to the campaign workers even though security agencies have been asked to cooperate with health workers.

So far, no group has grabbed credit for the attacks.

This comes as three women working for the polio vaccination campaign were killed in two separate attacks in the city of Jalalabad in Nangarhar province on March 30.

Figures by UNICEF show that 56 new cases of poliovirus were reported in Afghanistan in 2020.

The campaign is expected to cover 9.6 million children under five years of age in the country.
According to sources, this is not the first time that vaccinators have been targeted in Afghanistan.

It had also been reported that vaccinators were killed in Ghor, Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
and Nimroz Provinces.
From An Nahar:
The polio workers were bumped off in three different locations over two hours, in a "co-ordinated attack", Nangarhar police front man Farid Khan said.

"This is the work of the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
, targeting health workers to deprive people of polio vaccines," he said.

Health ministry front man Osman Taheri confirmed the attacks.

The Taliban denied responsibility.

Polio has been eradicated across the world apart from Afghanistan and neighbouring Pakistain, where distrust of vaccines and eradication campaigns is rife.

Officials said two vaccinators were killed and one maimed in Tuesday's attacks in Khogyani district, while two were killed in Surkhrod.

In the other attack, three vaccinators were maimed in the quiet provincial capital, Jalalabad.

The vaccination drive in the province had now been halted, another health official told AFP.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/16/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [70 views] Top|| File under:


China-Japan-Koreas
Feds Investigating Chinese Spies' Return to US Ahead of COVID Travel Ban
[Free Beacon] Intelligence officials are investigating why suspected Chinese spies returned to the United States on student and work visas at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to internal government documents reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon.

Hundreds of Chinese nationals are the subject of a federal probe after law enforcement officials flagged their travel at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chinese nationals returned to the United States earlier than expected in January 2020, often having modified their travel plans. Then-president Donald Trump signed an executive order restricting entry from non-citizens and residents from China on Jan. 31, 2020.

The episode is recounted in an internal report that circulated among various national security and law enforcement agencies on June 3. That report surmises that the Chinese students returned to the United States earlier than expected in order to avoid future travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The United States recorded its first COVID-19 case on January 21, the same day a Chinese scientist said the virus could spread person to person.

"The team examined 58,000 inbound Chinese F/J visa holders in the [Passenger Name Record] database and identified 396 individuals whose return travel was [scheduled] after January 2020 but had returned in January 2020," the report reads.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/16/2021 03:45 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [107 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  What good are you as a human vector or damage assessment agent if you are unable to penetrate the target area or population ?

Vector - In epidemiology, a disease vector is any agent which carries and transmits an infectious pathogen into another living organism - Wiki.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/16/2021 3:52 Comments || Top||

#2  That and a few 'carriers' traveling into northern Italy and Europe in late 2019 might cause one to be somewhat suspicious.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 06/16/2021 13:39 Comments || Top||

#3  The FEDS could not find their asses awith their own hands.
Posted by: Chris || 06/16/2021 15:26 Comments || Top||


Economy
California's $100 Million Bailout for... POT SELLERS? Yes, Pot Sellers
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/16/2021 13:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [121 views] Top|| File under:

#1  California government equivalent of being put in charge of the Sahara and there being a shortage of sand years later.
Posted by: DarthVader || 06/16/2021 13:46 Comments || Top||

#2 
The Origin of 420

Right Waldo ?



Posted by: Phusoper Ebboque4083 || 06/16/2021 14:46 Comments || Top||

#3  I thought selling grass was going to make California $100 Million in tax money.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 06/16/2021 15:24 Comments || Top||

#4 
Bail us out man, the stress, we are seeing spots before our eyes... can you dig it ?

Posted by: Fat Bob Flineger5421 || 06/16/2021 22:03 Comments || Top||

#5  We
Are
Ruled
By
Morons

Can you dig it?
Posted by: Elmotle Dark Lord of the Heathen Rus2240 || 06/16/2021 22:08 Comments || Top||


Retail Sales Tank As Prices Continue To Skyrocket Due To Inflation
[Federalist] Retail sales crashed and wholesale prices skyrocketed in May following unprecedented federal spending binges, the U.S. Department of Labor reported on Tuesday. Although most government-mandated lockdowns and school closures related to the COVID-19 pandemic ended months ago, the U.S. economy has been slow to bounce back.

New data from the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics released on Tuesday show that massive federal spending and loose monetary policies from the Federal Reserve have resulted in significant increases in inflation across nearly all goods, services, and sectors of the economy — the biggest inflation spike in 13 years. The latest release shows that producer prices spiked by 6.6 percent during the last year, with prices increasing a whopping 0.8 percent over the last month alone
(10.0% yearly run rate).
The rise in producer prices mirrors that of consumer prices, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which have increased 5 percent over the last 12 months.

At the same time, retail sales also crashed, falling 1.3 percent over the last month, according to data released on Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Posted by: Greck Thomomp6285 || 06/16/2021 01:49 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [241 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The large 'box stores' like Walmart and COSCO can suffer the downturn without a great deal of difficulty. Small, family owned businesses, not so much. They'll be squeezed out of business, which is of course the goal.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/16/2021 4:15 Comments || Top||

#2  Well, that should reduce the pressure on 'getting back to work' and 'not enough people seeking employment' issues. (do I need to put a /sarc on that?)
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/16/2021 6:24 Comments || Top||

#3  Guess they'll have to find work mining gold or silver
Posted by: Bill Gonque9817 || 06/16/2021 6:48 Comments || Top||

#4  ^ Unobtanium
Posted by: Frank G || 06/16/2021 7:30 Comments || Top||

#5  Delirium
Posted by: Tarzan Flusoth7322 || 06/16/2021 7:37 Comments || Top||

#6 
Phlogiston
Posted by: Snavick Dribble2848 || 06/16/2021 7:56 Comments || Top||

#7  CONGRESS while you are demanding $15 p/hr for workplace simpletons and this is having chain reaction effect on consumer pricing.
eg...
Bacon 40+% FAT, 1 pound $4.99 up over $2 in 4 months. While Pork Loin is $2.38lb, 80/20 Hamburger $3.49lb. Rib-eyes "choice" $14.98 LB up $+ a lb. Wally World 32oz Extra Fluffy Pancake mix UP 25%. Skinless Salmon up 14.5%. But EGGS are down??? As we are seeing specials everywhere for a $1.25 18 count.

Where is the Fixed income (SSA/Retirees) COLA's. We have not heard 1 word on this... Just spend, spend, spend on everything except the retired and disable US Citizens and VET's.

BTW:
Grab and print a copy what you like best and put it on the REF or Freezer. SAFE Food Storage Charts and start stocking up on the long term stuff.

Because this could be a 10 to 14 month hard ride for those on a FIXED-INCOME.



Posted by: NN2N1 || 06/16/2021 8:07 Comments || Top||

#8  Unexpectedly!

Or is it 'As Designed'?
Posted by: CrazyFool || 06/16/2021 8:40 Comments || Top||

#9  This is what happens when you run the printing presses 24/7.
Posted by: Angstrom || 06/16/2021 10:01 Comments || Top||

#10  We'll just need more printing presses to keep up with Zim-Bob-We.
Posted by: Bobby || 06/16/2021 10:43 Comments || Top||

#11  A Vietnam Vet told me how he turned SVN piastres into (higher value) toilet paper
Posted by: magpie || 06/16/2021 17:32 Comments || Top||

#12  Some terrible stuff is whitranium!
It's harder than Chinese titanium,
Too bright on the eyes
As it falls from the skies,
And it smarts when it hits your damn cranium.
Whoa!

Posted by: Jones of the Night of Joy7516 || 06/16/2021 23:32 Comments || Top||


Amazon To Bring Cashierless Checkout Tech To 'Full-Size Grocery' Store
[DAILYWIRE] In the latest setback for those seeking an increase in the federal minimum wage, Amazon announced that it will be opening its first full-size and fully operational grocery store, complete with "cashierless checkout technology" in Washington state.
But anybody that's left will be making $18 an hour.
This "Amazon Fresh" store will utilize what the Big Tech giant has dubbed, "Just Walk Out" technology, which means that you do not have to stop at a checkout register to pay for your items. Upon entry to the store, customers scan a QR code with their Amazon account details, while the store infrastructure tracks what is selected from the shelves. The customer can then leave, and Amazon will bill their account automatically.

"The new store will also allow for customers to use Amazon One to scan their palm or insert a credit or debit card linked to their Amazon account to enter the store," CNET reported.

According to the outlet, the "Amazon Fresh" store will open on June 17 at the marketplace at Factoria Square Mall in Bellevue, Washington. "It’ll also have Amazon package pickup and returns, Alexa kiosks and the Amazon One payment system, as well as traditional checkout registers if you want to pay for your groceries in the usual way," CNET added.

"Just Walk Out technology is made possible by a combination of computer vision, sensor fusion, and deep learning, and adds convenience to customers’ grocery shopping experience by giving them the option to come in, pick up what they want, and skip the checkout when they’re done," Amazon explained in a statement. "Anyone shopping at the new Amazon Fresh store can take advantage of the technology, which connects to customers’ Amazon account or credit card. Customers are prompted at the store’s entry gates to choose if they want to use Just Walk Out shopping or the traditional checkout lanes."

Posted by: Fred || 06/16/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [160 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Make them open it up in San Francisco. We need the entertainment of watching their shelves being cleared by 'state' approved thieves.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/16/2021 6:35 Comments || Top||

#2  Watch Amazon move into banking: your Amazon account will become your preferred account for debits, checking, savings.

Watch Amazon move into health: your Amazon account will become your medical chart and history, with prescriptions filled at Whole Foods Mind & Body and low-cost pay-as-you-go Amazon TelaDocs from India Nigeria and Costa Rica available 24/7

Watch Amazon move into EDS's turf, processing benefits and payroll for state local and federal government: your Amazon account will become your source for UBI, SS, SNAP, etc -- all of it rolled into one payment from one source, "AMAZ(I)N'!"

Welcome to USSA.
And your Republic's done.
Posted by: Spusock Uleaque6057 || 06/16/2021 7:07 Comments || Top||

#3  ..the easier to nationalize it. See national socialism.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/16/2021 8:44 Comments || Top||

#4  Requires a Lawful Society™. What happens when a Flash Mob strips the place?
Posted by: magpie || 06/16/2021 16:55 Comments || Top||

#5  Coming to an Amazon.com store next,

The Enforcers A Team



Shoplifters, Mob Thieves, Demented Shoppers.
You do not stand a chance... per Commander Bezos
Posted by: Lonzo Flasing6931 || 06/16/2021 18:38 Comments || Top||

#6 
Posted by: Lonzo Flasing6931 || 06/16/2021 18:39 Comments || Top||

#7 
Posted by: Lonzo Flasing6931 || 06/16/2021 18:40 Comments || Top||

#8  Of savages I am the noblest:
Plugged-in and plug ignorant globalist!
That Amazon's razing
This planet's... amazing!
Love,
Amateur Notional Socialist
Posted by: Uleamble Darling of the Veal Cutlets7516 || 06/16/2021 20:45 Comments || Top||

#9  Tech giant has dubbed, "Just Walk Out" technology

Ha! The fools. Already done.



Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/16/2021 20:53 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Senate unanimously passes a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday
(CNN)The Senate unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday establishing June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day, a US holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.
Not a bad thing to commemorate.
The legislation has gained momentum since the massive Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the police killing of George Floyd last year and the Democrats' takeover of the White House and Congress.

But Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson blocked the bill in 2020, saying that the day off for federal employees would cost US taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. Johnson dropped his objection this week despite his concerns, paving the way for the bill's passage in the Senate.

"Although I strongly support celebrating Emancipation, I objected to the cost and lack of debate," said Johnson in a statement. "While it still seems strange that having taxpayers provide federal employees paid time off is now required to celebrate the end of slavery, it is clear that there is no appetite in Congress to further discuss the matter."

The measure needs to pass the House and be signed by President Joe Biden to become law. On June 19, 1865, Major General Gordon Granger announced in Galveston, Texas, the end of slavery in accordance with President Abraham Lincoln's 1863 Emancipation Proclamation.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/16/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [216 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "June teenth"

Bad enough that we have to recognize Woke stupidity, but do we really have to put up with that idiotic made-up ebonics-speak as well?

No one forces us to acknowledge or celebrate "Kwanzaa". Why this BS?

Really beginning to hate these assholes and their assault on language and logic
Posted by: Omeresh Dark Lord of the Trolls5447 || 06/16/2021 0:43 Comments || Top||

#2  Nother paid Federal work day off. Soon there will be so many of them Congress will have to have a Federal Work Day now and then.

Hope the struggling private small sector businesses are not required to provide a paid Woke day off. Only for employees of one particular race? Discrimination is definitely on the rise.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 06/16/2021 8:14 Comments || Top||

#3  Can't wait to see how the festivities go down.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 06/16/2021 11:48 Comments || Top||

#4  It would take a new law to increase the number of federal days off, so they’ll have to choose whether to trade it for Columbus Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, or Labor Day.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/16/2021 12:09 Comments || Top||

#5  ^-- naw - they will trade it for July 4th, Veterans day, or some other racist white holiday...
Posted by: CrazyFool || 06/16/2021 12:47 Comments || Top||

#6  Worthy cause, stupid name.
Posted by: AuburnTom || 06/16/2021 13:40 Comments || Top||

#7  /\Emancipation Day, or if that has too many letters*: Freedom Day.
(*Notice the soft bigotry there)
Posted by: magpie || 06/16/2021 17:27 Comments || Top||

#8  The Emancipation Proclamation, or Proclamation 95, was a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by United States President Abraham Lincoln on September 22, 1862, during the Civil War. The Proclamation read:

That on the first day of January in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within any State, or designated part of a State, the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free; and the executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons, and will do no act or acts to repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom.[2]
On January 1, 1863, the Proclamation changed the legal status under federal law of more than 3.5 million enslaved African Americans in the secessionist Confederate states from enslaved to free. As soon as a slave escaped the control of the Confederate government, either by running away across Union lines or through the advance of federal troops, the person was permanently free. Ultimately, the Union victory brought the proclamation into effect in all of the former Confederacy.
Posted by: Deadeye Grundy1172 || 06/16/2021 17:34 Comments || Top||

#9 
I would vote for February 29th... think about it.
Posted by: Deadeye Grundy1172 || 06/16/2021 17:40 Comments || Top||

#10 
On factual historical note.
The CSA was already a seperate nation.
So the US union presidents proxlamaition was equal China telling us to pay Reparations.

It had zero legal standing until the north invaded and defeated the CSA.

Plus the north still at least 4 slave states fighting under the union banner the whole.

So the end of the war was the actual freeing of slaves... and even then only after a constitutional amendment about 2+ years later around 1867.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 06/16/2021 17:47 Comments || Top||

#11  Twenty years a slave,
was Mister 113th.
An upright good man,
he dreamed of only
respect, freedom and oh!
Maybe an Amendment 15th?

His wishes are dust,
for the wrong brain trust,
got wind of a great hustle.
And fresh off their boats,
with dubious quotes,
they began to demand... a teenth.

[a teenth is a 16th of an ounce in street, the smallest quantity of drugs, given out as samplers]
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/16/2021 20:44 Comments || Top||

#12  [a teenth is a 16th of an ounce in street, the smallest quantity of drugs, given out as samplers] I wonder how many people a teenth of carfentanil will kill.
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 06/16/2021 23:12 Comments || Top||


Science & Technology
STDs reach all-time high for sixth consecutive year in the US, caucasians continue to lag far behind
[USA Today] In 2019 alone, there were more than 2.5 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis reported, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This marks the sixth consecutive year of record-breaking cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the U.S.

The CDC's data looked at states with the highest cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and congenital syphilis. The following numbers were collected from cases in 2019, the most recent data on file, and show a large increase from the reported 1.4 million cases in 2014.

USA TODAY has gathered a list of the top states with the highest reported STD cases below.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/16/2021 07:54 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [247 views] Top|| File under:


#2  STD rates were 1-2 times higher for Hispanic and Latino populations than non-Hispanic white people. Rates for American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander populations were 3-5 times higher than their white counterparts.

Data also showed STD rates were 5-8 times higher among Black populations.


White privilege is everywhere?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/16/2021 8:23 Comments || Top||

#3  Yes, I blame Donald Trump, the internets, church camp meetings, failure to follow primal instincts, and the establishment of strong, monogamous family units.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/16/2021 8:26 Comments || Top||

#4  ^I've assume it's because white man condoms are too small for african-americans. 😎
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/16/2021 8:28 Comments || Top||

#5  /\ In your case, the 'Haskala' could be a limiting factor. Who knew ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/16/2021 8:32 Comments || Top||

#6  "My babydaddy left me something to remember him by on Father's day"
Posted by: Frank G || 06/16/2021 8:56 Comments || Top||

#7  A certain cohort considers condoms "unmanly." You do the math...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/16/2021 9:13 Comments || Top||

#8  Looks like there's a silver lining to ED!
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 06/16/2021 10:02 Comments || Top||

#9  STD- stupid technocrat dipshits
Posted by: Sluse Grealet9429 || 06/16/2021 11:56 Comments || Top||

#10  Some sections of the population need to learn that just because it has two legs and a butthole, you don't need to stick your dick in it.
Posted by: DarthVader || 06/16/2021 13:14 Comments || Top||

#11  STDs are so racists!!!"
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 06/16/2021 13:32 Comments || Top||

#12  Now you too can have your testicles balls, and penis organ, brought home in a specimen jar. STDs, no it is not a misspelling of STuD, no it will turn your sex life into a complete dud.
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Human ? says Corsican Ram Goat - but you never know - do ya now ....


Posted by: Phusoper Ebboque4083 || 06/16/2021 15:02 Comments || Top||

#13  Trans-goat?
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/16/2021 15:46 Comments || Top||

#14  Phusoper Ebboque4083, you’d misspelt width. Once I corrected that, the image fixed itself.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/16/2021 16:27 Comments || Top||

#15  Thanks sweetheart - you are a gem, Mr. trailing wife is a lucky guy, and I hope he knows it.
Posted by: Phusoper Ebboque4083 || 06/16/2021 16:42 Comments || Top||


Entire U.S. West Coast Now Has Access to ShakeAlert® Earthquake Early Warning
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 06/16/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [88 views] Top|| File under:


#2 
Posted by: Sluse Grealet9429 || 06/16/2021 11:58 Comments || Top||

#3  I wonder if this registered on the "Shake Alert"

'Do not touch me, I'll destroy you!': Video shows woman going nuts because McDonald's employees wouldn't mix slushy flavors
That's a Shake of sorts...
Posted by: Galactic Coordinator de Medici4702 || 06/16/2021 15:41 Comments || Top||



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