Amazon Demands In-Person Union Vote After Arguing Mail-In Ballots ‘Raise Risk Of Fraud’

Surprise! Mail-in ballots raise the risk of fraud – according to Amazon. In a Thursday filing with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Seattle-based online retail giant formally requested that a group of Alabama warehouse trying to form a union be required to vote in person, rather than by mail, according to Bloomberg. The company also requested a postponement...

Confessions Of A Deprogrammed Trump Supporter

Authored (satirically) by Matthew Ehret via The Strategic Culture Foundation, As many people are aware, CNN recently aired a wonderful interview by former Moonie-turned-cult-deprogrammer Steve Hassan giving advice to Americans wishing to deprogram their MAGA-hat wearing loved ones, now that the age of Trump is coming to an end. I was fortunate enough to have read Hassan’s book and had...

California Refuses To Disclose COVID-19 Data Used To Drive Lockdowns

California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) promised months ago that the state’s COVID-19 policy decisions would be driven by transparent data that would be shared with the public. Now, his administration is refusing to disclose key information used to determine when lockdown orders are implemented or rescinded – and has denied a public records request filed with the California Health and...

“Does Joe Biden Hate Black Teenagers?” Rand Paul Routs $15 Minimum Wage Miasma

“‘Why does Joe Biden hate Black teenagers?’ should be the question. Why does Joe Biden want to destroy all of these jobs?” During an interview with Fox host Sean Hannity, GOP Senator Rand Paul pummeled the Biden administration’s decision to push for a minimum wage increase that would put 4 million people out of work. “The people who lose their jobs...

Capitol rioter charged with threatening to assassinate AOC

Protesters supporting U.S. President Donald Trump break into the U.S. Capitol on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee | Getty Images A Dallas-area man who joined a violent mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol earlier this month has been charged with making a death threat in a social media post against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Garret Miller, 34, of...

Oil Tumbles As Chinese COVID Cases Rise

Oil prices tumbled more than 2.5 percent early on Friday, dragged down by concerns that oil demand in the world’s top oil importer, China, could falter amid rising COVID-19 cases and expanding lockdowns. As of 9:35 a.m. ET on Friday, WTI Crude prices had slipped below $52 a barrel, and were trading down 2.60 percent at $51.73. The international benchmark,...

Pentagon Intelligence Purchased Troves Of Warrantless Phone Location Data On Americans

Authored by Brett Wilkins via CommonDreams.org, Digital rights advocates reacted with alarm to a report published Friday detailing how Defense Intelligence Agency analysts in recent years bought databases of US smartphone location data without first obtaining warrants.  The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is part of the Department of Defense and is tasked with informing military and civilian policymakers about the activities...

Is the Covid variant raging through the UK more deadly?

Amid good news about Covid-19 vaccination rates increasing and infections beginning to fall, Boris Johnson shocked listeners to his press briefing on Friday with an unexpected announcement that the more contagious new variant of coronavirus is also more lethal. After scientists first recognised in mid-December that variant B.1.1.7 was outpacing previous versions of the virus with its rapid spread out...

Taiwan Reports 13 Incursions By Chinese Air Force In One Day

During the final months of the Trump administration Chinese PLA military exercises near Taiwan grew as part of the tit-for-tat escalation of Washington moves in support of the self-declared Republic.  Lately Chinese jets have breached Taiwan’s claimed airspace as part of ongoing ‘show of force’ maneuvers in the contested area. But on Saturday, a mere few days following President Joe...

Not The Onion – Gender-Neutral Playing Cards?

Authored by Ned Barnett via AmericanThinker.com, The media has been buzzing with this news about the young forensic psychologist from Oegstgeest, Netherlands and her amazing creation.  A quick Google review of this story found more than 100 news stories about this innovation – not just (or even primarily) in fringe online media outlets – but in mainstream media from the Reuters to...

Snarl-up – Supply bottlenecks are pushing up costs for manufacturers | Finance & economics

Jan 21st 2021 LOGISTICS MANAGERS have gained a few grey hairs over the past year. When the virus first spread, they faced a collapse in demand. Now they are scrambling to fill a surge in orders. One in five purchasing managers report “port” or “shipping” delays, the most since 2004, says IHS Markit, a data provider. Such is the shortage...

“Aid And Comfort” To The Enemy: Speaker Pelosi Ramps Up Attacks On Republican Colleagues Amidst Calls For Expulsions

Authored by Jonathan Turley, Speaker Nancy Pelosi ramped up the attacks on members of her own house this week, accusing them of giving “aid and comfort” to those who want to destroy the nation.  The comments came after Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., denied a public accusation by Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., that she personally took rioters around the capitol for...

Italy’s Conte threatens to sue vaccine makers over delayed doses

Italy’s prime minister has accused AstraZeneca of a “serious contractual violation” for what he said was an unexpected reduction in the number of doses of the company’s Covid-19 vaccine that will be delivered to European Union countries. Giuseppe Conte said that Italy would consider “all legal steps” after senior AstraZeneca executives in Italy confirmed on Saturday that Italy would be...

“Gross Interference”: Russia Livid That US Embassy Posted Times & Locations Of Navalny Protests

Earlier on Saturday as pro-Navalny protests began “sweeping across Russia” – as CNN dubiously put it (which have not numbered more than in the thousands in any one place) – we asked the question: are we witnessing the start of a manufactured ‘color revolution’ targeting Putin and the ruling government under the banner of the Navalny ‘nerve agent’ saga? Of course, it’s too...

Here’s the story behind the photo

One of the most enduring and endearing photos from Joe Biden’s inauguration does not feature the president at all. Rather, an image of independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has made waves across the internet, sparking thousands of photoshopped memes on social media. In the picture, Sanders dons oversized mittens and a practical brown coat, sitting socially distanced on a folding...

“6 Months For A Regime Change”: Why One Strategist Believes The Market Will Crash In The Second Half Of 2021

By now it is clear to everyone that: i) we are living in an “epic” market bubble (as defined by Jeremy Grantham, who also see s “spectacular” crash coming), and ii) one which is made all that more acute by a historic level of euphoria (according to Citi, Goldman and BofA), with Citi’s euphoria sentiment indicator at the euphoria-est stage...