An outbreak of blood-sucking mosquitoes called Psorophora ciliata, or “gallinippers,” which can grow three times larger than regular mosquitos, is being reported in parts of the state flooded by the storm, creating a public nuisance, health concerns as well as jokes that North Carolina has a new state bird.
Border Patrol agents in Arizona witnessed a near doubling in the number of migrant families and unaccompanied minors who are illegally crossing the border and putting their lives at risk in the desert.
A recent report released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reveals that the illegal crossing of Family Unit Aliens (FMUA) and Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) increased from 13,181 in Fiscal Year 2017 year-to-date (YTD) reports to 25,911 in Fiscal Year 2018 – a 98 percent increase, according to the August Southwest Border Migration report. Yuma and Tucson Sector officials reported these classes of migrants are crossing in large numbers from Mexico into the southern Arizona desert where at least 83 migrants died during calendar year 2018. Continue reading “Migrant Families, Minors Crossing AZ Border Nearly Doubles 2017 Reports”
Kanye West has once again kicked up controversy on Twitter with a string of bizarre tweets in which he called the 13th Amendment ‘slavery in disguise’.
Fresh off his appearance on Saturday Night Live, the rapper wrote midday Sunday: ‘the 13th Amendment is slavery in disguise meaning it never ended We are the solution that heals.’ Continue reading “Kanye West calls the 13th Amendment ‘slavery in disguise’”
WASHINGTON – According to publicly available campaign finance data, Sheldon Adelson – the conservative, Zionist, casino billionaire –is now the biggest spender on federal elections in all of American politics. Adelson, who was the top donor to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the Republican Party in 2016, has cemented his role as the top political donor in the country after giving $55 million in recent months to Republicans in an effort to help the party keep its majority in both houses of Congress. Continue reading “The Biggest Donor in All of US Politics Brings an Israel First Agenda to Washington”
Seemingly forever American Nationals have had to endure this waste of the oxygen, a girly man who pretends to be something he isn’t. One of America’s true embarrassments, somehow continuing to get himself elected into office while being laughed at by the rest of the world, a true blight upon South Carolina. Continue reading “Lindsey Graham – An Effeminate Joke Representing South Carolina”
Two police officers were shot and killed in a southern Mississippi town during a gunfight with a 25-year-old man before dawn on Saturday, officials said.
The officers from Brookhaven, less than 60 miles (100 km) south of Jackson, had gone to a house to respond to a report that shots had been fired, Mississippi Department of Public Safety spokesman Warren Strain said in an email. Continue reading “Two Mississippi police officers killed in gunfight with man”
A $3 billion project to modernize the Hoover Dam and bring it into the 21st century has been announced by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.
A new pump station and 20-mile pipeline would be built downstream to regulate flow through electric generators. Water would then be pumped back to the top of the dam, creating electricity and thereby turning the dam into a source of renewable energy. Continue reading “$3 billion Hoover Dam project to turn it into a giant battery storing electricity for millions of homes”
California Governor Jerry Brown signed several gun control bills into law on Friday, including one measure that raises the minimum age for buying rifles and shotguns from 18 to 21.
The new laws come seven months after a gunman opened fire with a semiautomatic assault-style rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 14 students and three adults, the second-deadliest mass shooting at a public school in U.S. history. Continue reading “California governor signs gun control bills into law”
Yesterday, CIBC reported a “systems issue” that prevented customers from logging in to their accounts online for the entire business day. CIBC, the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, is one of the five biggest banks in Canada. Yesterday just happened to be the day that people receiving welfare, unemployment benefits, social insurance payments (like American social security), Canada Pension payments, and disability payments landed in the accounts of recipients. Continue reading “CIBC, A Huge Canadian Bank, Was Offline All Day, Proving Again The Dangers of a Cashless Society”
ORANGE, Calif. (KABC) — An Orange County judge on Thursday ruled that SB54, California’s so-called “sanctuary state” law, is unconstitutional.
The Superior Court judge said the law violates the rights of charter cities. Continue reading “Orange County judge rules California’s ‘sanctuary state’ law unconstitutional”
Marty Balin, founder of Jefferson Airplane, longtime member of Jefferson Starship, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, has died at age 76. Balin’s publicity company, Jensen Communications, announced Friday that Balin passed away on Sept. 27, with his wife, Susan Joy Balin, by his side.
“Marty and I shared the deepest of love — he often called it Nirvana — and it was. But really, we were all touched by his love. His presence will be within my entire being forever,” Susan Balin said in statement released via Jensen on Friday afternoon. Continue reading “Marty Balin, founding member of Jefferson Airplane, dies at age 76”
Mark Hazelwood, the former president of Pilot Flying J who headed the company while it allegedly systematically defrauded trucking companies for nearly a decade in diesel purchasing contracts, has been sentenced to 12 and a half years in prison for his role in the alleged scheme. He’s also been ordered to pay a $750,000 fine and serve three years of probation after his release from prison.
Judge Curtis L. Collier of the U.S. District Court of Tennessee issued the sentence on Wednesday. Continue reading “Mark Hazelwood, former Pilot Flying J president, sentenced to 12.5 years in prison in fuel rebate scheme”
Israel will extend its sovereignty over the entire area between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, Member of the Knesset Moti Yogev said yesterday.
The official from the Jewish Home party added:
There had been no Palestinian state and there will never be a Palestinian state. Israel will remain Jewish.
Republicans have controlled the House of Representatives, the body closest to the people and the one that is run with a simple majority, for 20 of the past 24 years. Yet they’ve done nothing with it. Now, in the waning days of their control of the House, alongside a Republican president, they are spending their time passing dozens of banal “suspension” bills, agreeing to the liberal lie on the opioid crisis, and passing a budget with priorities on abortion, immigration, and spending that are indistinguishable from anything that would be signed into law by a President Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, or, yes, Michael Avenatti. Continue reading “What your GOP Congress did while you were distracted”