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While visiting autoworkers in Michigan, former President Donald Trump was met with chants of “USA! USA!” when he pledged to roll back President Biden’s electric vehicle mandates and revitalize the gas-powered vehicle industry.

The Biden Administration has pledged to convert the federal government’s vehicle fleet from gas-powered to electric by 2030. As a result, automakers have received massive loans to produce electric vehicles.

The Biden Department of Energy announced this past June that it would loan Ford Motor $9.2 million in a joint venture to support the production of electric vehicle batteries across three factories in the United States, the largest such loan in the program office’s history.

Trump has long criticized the Biden Administration’s push towards electric vehicles, pointing to the fact that sales have not matched costs or administration demands. For example, Ford has said that it expects to lose roughly $3 billion in operating profit on its electric vehicle business this year. Executives are hopeful that profits from its gas-engine vehicles will be able to sustain the company until the program pays off.

Tags: CLIMATEGATE, ECONOMY, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, WHITE HOUSE
Posted on: Sep 28 09:07

Two men have been killed and three were injured after a 'crew on crew' mass shooting in Washington DC.

Cops said they were hunting three men after locals claimed '100 rounds were fired from an automatic weapon' during the attack in the north east of the city.

Officers said they were dispatched at 9:50pm to the intersection of 14th Street and Saratoga Avenue to reports of the shooting.

They said they found three men suffering gunshot wounds, with one later being taken to hospital after the other two dying at the scene.

Investigators say two men walked into an area hospital looking for help following the shooting. 

Webmaster addition: DC has very strict gun laws, and this report says an automatic weapon (meaning a machine gun) was used. All in all this incident shows that criminals ignore gun laws and gun bans.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Sep 28 09:05

Former President Donald Trump told autoworkers that they have been left behind by the Democratic Party while speaking to workers in Michigan. “You built this country,” Trump said.

The former president travelled to Michigan on Wednesday to address workers at Drake Enterprises, a non-union auto parts shop. Trump’s visit comes just one day after President Biden briefly chatted with United Auto Workers union boss Shawn Fain before spending 15 minutes addressing workers on the picket line. The president then boarded Air Force One and headed to a fundraiser.

As Trump arrived at the event, he was greeted by large crowds of supporters who had gathered outside. Chants of “we love Trump” and “USA” could be heard as supporters held up “Trump 2024” signs and waved American flags. Right Side Broadcasting Network anchor Brian Glenn was stunned by the turnout, stating that attendance had far exceeded expectations for what was thought to be a “small” event.

Tags: CLIMATEGATE, ECONOMY, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, WHITE HOUSE
Posted on: Sep 28 09:03

The shorts were short-lived.

The Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill that requires members to follow a dress code that will include a coat, tie, and slacks for men, ending controversy triggered over Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman displaying his casual style on the floor.

“Though we’ve never had an official dress code, the events over the past week have made us all feel as though formalizing one is the right path forward,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement. “I deeply appreciate Senator Fetterman working with me to come to an agreement that we all find acceptable, and of course I appreciate Sen. Manchin and Sen. Romney’s leadership on this issue.”

Tags: POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION
Posted on: Sep 28 09:03

A top vaccine advisor in the Biden administration has refused to take the latest Covid shot and warned the public about soaring heart failure cases among the vaccinated.

Dr. Paul Offit is raising the alarm regarding the potential long-term consequences associated with mRNA injections and says he won’t allow himself or his own family to be vaccinated any further.

Offit serves as a prominent consultant on the vaccines committee of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

He is also a distinguished American physician who possesses expertise in the fields of infectious illnesses, vaccinations, immunology, and virology.

He has also made significant contributions as a co-inventor of a rotavirus vaccine, establishing their expertise in the domains of virology and immunology.

Tags: CONSUMER RIGHTS / PRODUCT REPORTS, SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE
Posted on: Sep 28 09:01

Gibson responded firmly to the article, calling it “an illegal invasion” of her privacy, “designed to humiliate” her and her family. The article, which was published on September 11, continues to reverberate within Virginia Democratic circles, with The Associated Press reporting last week that some Democrats have dismissed it as a distraction ahead of the November election, “while stopping short of fully championing her continued campaign.” The discourse, however, has neglected a crucial point: The Post’s way into the story — the claim that Gibson broke the site’s rules — was completely wrong. (The Washington Post and reporter Laura Vozzella did not respond to requests for comment.)

The write-up bore the signs of an opposition research dump. When oppo researchers of either party reach out to journalists with a pitch, the research is often contained in a slim packet, with relevant quotes from publicly available articles coupled with financial documents or other papers that form the building blocks of an article.

 

The telltale sign that such a packet was provided to the Post comes in the article’s description of the moments where Gibson discusses tips. For one, it’s difficult to believe a reporter watched hours of video to find those clips. For another, the Post’s interpretation of the rules appears based on reading a clipped version of the website’s policies — the type that might be included in an opposition research file. 

A complete reading of the website’s terms of service, testimony from users of the site, and a Chaturbate official reveal that the policy applies not to performers like Gibson, but to users of the site, who are not allowed to demand performers do specific acts in exchange for a tip.

Tags: CORPORATE MEDIA, COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION
Posted on: Sep 28 08:59

It wasn’t until the second group of soldiers barged into Anna’s yard when she realized that women, alone in the occupied ghost city, faced a different sort of risk. Their leader, a tall man in his early 20s, struck her temple with the back of his weapon and demanded oral sex. He also threatened to rape Maria, who was 13 at the time. Anna acquiesced to his threats to protect her daughter, she says, setting off a chain of events that would lead her own government to investigate her for collaboration with the Russian occupiers even as it eventually came to recognize her as a victim of wartime sexual violence.

Tags: POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
Posted on: Sep 28 08:57

Large numbers of Ukrainian troops have surrendered to the Russian military in recent weeks, using a special radio frequency designed for fighters willing to lay down arms, TASS reported on Wednesday. 

The frequency, 149.200 call sign ‘Volga’, was set up by the Russian military during the summer. Thus far, it has been used by more than 10,000 Ukrainian servicemen who were subsequently taken into Russian custody, according to a source with knowledge of the situation cited by TASS. The person added that the radio frequency is active along the entire front line. 

“More than 10,0000 Ukrainian soldiers have chosen life and used the 149.200 ‘Volga’ frequency to surrender. The prisoners are well-fed and are provided with all the necessary medical care,” the source stated.

Tags: RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
Posted on: Sep 28 08:46

Even by the standards of arms deals between the United States and Saudi Arabia, this one was enormous. A consortium of American defense contractors led by Boeing would deliver $29 billion worth of advanced fighter jets to the United States' oil-rich ally in the Middle East.

Israeli officials were agitated, reportedly complaining to the Obama administration that this substantial enhancement to Saudi air power risked disrupting the region's fragile balance of power. The deal appeared to collide with the State Department’s documented concerns about the repressive policies of the Saudi royal family.

But now, in late 2011, Hillary Clinton’s State Department was formally clearing the sale, asserting that it was in the national interest. At press conferences in Washington to announce the department’s approval, an assistant secretary of state, Andrew Shapiro, declared that the deal had been “a top priority” for Clinton personally. Shapiro, a longtime aide to Clinton since her Senate days, added that the “U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army have excellent relationships in Saudi Arabia.”

These were not the only relationships bridging leaders of the two nations. In the years before Hillary Clinton became secretary of state, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia contributed at least $10 million to the Clinton Foundation, the philanthropic enterprise she has overseen with her husband, former president Bill Clinton. Just two months before the deal was finalized, Boeing -- the defense contractor that manufactures one of the fighter jets the Saudis were especially keen to acquire, the F-15 -- contributed $900,000 to the Clinton Foundation, according to a company press release.

Tags: POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION
Posted on: Sep 28 08:44