Thought for the day

"These are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their Country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph." -- Thomas Paine December 23, 1776

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FTX, the troubled cryptocurrency exchange, has filed for bankruptcy after a stunning financial implosion exposed concerns about its handling of customer funds and rocked broader crypto markets.

The Bahamas-based company, recently valued as high as $32 billion, said on Friday morning that it and its associated firms will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in federal court in Delaware.

Embattled FTX founder and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has resigned his role and will remain in an advisory role to assist in an 'orderly transition', the company said.

Bankman-Fried, the 30-year-old crypto wunderkind known by his initials SBF, is reportedly under investigation by the US Securities and Exchange Commission for potential securities law violations. 

FTX said that John J. Ray III, the Chicago-based lawyer who oversaw the liquidation of Enron after that company's 2001 collapse, will take over as CEO to lead the company through bankruptcy.

Tags: ECONOMY
Posted on: Nov 11 13:50

The melodrama of the 2022 midterms elections has not been enough to quell outrage over The Atlantic’s now infamous call for so-called “pandemic amnesty” last month. Even as election results pour in, the issue is trending on Twitter, with users posting pictures and videos of the very worst of the COVID era with captions like “No pandemic amnesty” and “Never forget.”

The notion of pandemic amnesty is predicated on the claim that all of the horrors seen around the world under the pretext of fighting the pandemic were just honest mistakes.

But let’s be clear: The misery and abuse inflicted on the world population by the power-drunk elites and their puppets in the political class were not honest mistakes.

Honest mistakes do not include killing nursing home residents by forcing COVID-positive hospital patients into their rooms with them, as did Govs. Andrew Cuomo in New York, Phil Murphy in New Jersey and Gretchen Whitmer in Michigan.

Tags: CONSUMER RIGHTS / PRODUCT REPORTS, CURRENT EVENTS, DICTATORSHIP, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE
Posted on: Nov 11 13:49

An Indiana poll worker was removed from his early voting site in Carmel, Indiana, last week amid charges that he told two Black voters that Republican school board candidates were racists.

Beth Sheller, administrator for the Hamilton County Elections office, said that poll worker James Zheng’s comments resulted in his ejection from the election office.

Even further, county GOP Chairman Mario Massillamany accused Zheng of pretending to assist voters by pre-selecting the Democratic candidates across their entire ballot. Voters complained to officials that they did not know how to reverse what Zheng had done.

Tags: POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, VOTE FRAUD
Posted on: Nov 11 13:49

So are Americans not allowed to fully audit their own elections? It appears this is the case in at least Arizona after a judge issued an order Monday blocking a state county from holding a full hand count of every ballot.

Pima County Superior Court Judge Casey F. McGinley reportedly ordered the ruling after a day-long hearing on Nov. 4.

McGinley argued that the Cochise County Board of Supervisors overstepped its bounds by calling for a hand count of all ballots cast in the midterm election rather than the smaller sample authorized by state law.

The lawsuit to stop the hand count was filed by The Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans (AARA), a far-left Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit that according to its website seeks to “ensure social and economic justice and full civil rights for all citizens.” AARA notably was part of filing a lawsuit that sought a restraining order against Americans who were watching drop boxes to presumably stop voter fraud.

Tags: POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, VOTE FRAUD
Posted on: Nov 11 13:48

Although a number of Republican candidates scored important midterm victories on Tuesday, the results fell far short of what many right-wing commentators had hoped to witness.

In response to the underwhelming GOP performance in certain races, one MSNBC personality could not help pointing a finger at former President Donald Trump.

According to Chris Hayes, Republican voters appear to have fallen under Trump’s spell and believe that he holds some mystical powers that midterm election results proved he does not possess.

Tags: CORPORATE MEDIA, COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION
Posted on: Nov 11 13:42

The US Department of Homeland Security (HSA) is conducting medical censorship while hiding in plain sight.  The website for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has resources to engage vigilante “disinformation” police to assist HSA in their mission of silencing opinions on COVID-19 and pandemic response. 

The main stated target is disinformation defined as information deliberately created to mislead, harm, or manipulate a person, social group, organization, or country.  Their toolkit allows any user to use “products” and tailor them with official logos to spread the government propagandized message:[i]

“COVID-19 DISINFORMATION TOOLKIT

These Toolkit resources are designed to help State, local, tribal and territorial (SLTT) officials bring awareness to misinformation, disinformation, and conspiracy theories appearing online related to COVID-19’s origin, scale, government response, prevention and treatment. Each product was designed to be tailored with local government websites and logos.

Download and share these resources—talking points, FAQs, outreach graphics, and posters—to help spread awareness.”

Tags: CONSUMER RIGHTS / PRODUCT REPORTS, CORPORATE MEDIA, COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE
Posted on: Nov 11 13:36

California sheriff’s office will no longer patrol during the day due to ‘catastrophic’ staffing

The Tehama County Sheriff’s Office has announced that, as of Nov. 20, there will be no daytime patrols anywhere in the county. The sheriff’s office said in a statement released to the press that the drastic decision is necessary as they “manage a catastrophic staffing shortage throughout the agency.”

“Over the past several years, the Sheriff’s Office has had difficulties with recruitment and retention of employees, which has been directly linked to pay disparities,” the statement read. “A drastic rise in attrition, coupled with the inability to present enticing recruitment efforts have resulted in an unprecedented staffing shortage.”

The Northern Californian county has a population of around 66,000 and covers almost 3,000 square miles between Redding and Chico. The county has a significantly higher crime rate than the state and national averages. Its most populous city, Red Bluff, has a violent crime rate of nearly 9.79 per 1,000 residents, making it less safe that 97% of cities in the country, according to Neighborhood Scout.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 13:35

NASA has begun to assess how well its Artemis 1 moon rocket weathered a powerful storm that hit its Florida spaceport today..

That maelstrom was Nicole, which slammed into Florida's Space Coast Thursday morning (Nov. 10) as a Category 1 hurricane but weakened to a tropical storm as it moved inland. Nicole's wind and rain lashed the Artemis 1 vehicle, which is sitting atop Launch Pad 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center (KSC).

The Artemis 1 stack — a Space Launch System (SLS) rocket topped by an Orion crew capsule — appears to have made it through the ordeal mostly unscathed, according to NASA officials.

Tags: SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE
Posted on: Nov 11 13:34
By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 12:58
By: orraz
Tags: CHINA, CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 12:57

According to 2022 exit poll data, unmarried women voted far more for the Democrats while married women voted more for Republicans.

By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 12:57

Maricopa County is still counting the votes from Tuesday’s botched Primary Election, and they have secured the perimeter of their tabulation center using multiple Sheriff’s deputies, fencing, and barricades around the sidewalk. 

By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 12:57

They’re gearing up to throw Joe Biden in the trash after the two-year mark.

By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 12:54

The Democrat’s newest megadonor Sam Bankman-Fried was forced to try and sell the crypto exchange he founded to his biggest rival on election day.

By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 12:53

The world is watching in amazement as corrupt election directors and politicians across the country can’t seem to finalize the results of an election three days ago.  Texas and Florida can complete their election results on the night of the election, but other states are days away, if not weeks.

By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 12:53

They have vandalized historic artworks.  They have blocked traffic causing injuries to police, delaying a man trying to get his wife to the hospital and forcing a grieving son to miss his father’s funeral.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 12:52

Why did former VP Mike Pence release excerpts from his upcoming book yesterday only two days after the election?  It’s as if he wanted to attack President Trump too. 

By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 12:23

Ryan lied to Republican voters repeatedly and refused to fund the Trump border wall when he had the chance.

By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 12:22

Former President George W. Bush and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will hold a virtual conversation on Friday urgng House Republicans to continue to fund the bloody War against Russia in Ukraine.

By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 12:22

The Rupert Murdoch empire and GOP establishment are going all-out in an effort to destroy President Trump and his MAGA movement.

By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 12:21

Two more counties in Oregon just voted to join the state of Idaho. Several other counties have already done this in recent years.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 12:20

When I was 18 years old, I went downtown to my state’s military recruitment center, raised my right hand, and recited the oath of enlistment for the first time. It would be the only time I would recite the words in civilian clothes.

Keep in mind I hadn’t shipped off to Texas for Basic Military Training yet; I was still doing the last of the preliminary paperwork before leaving my parents and entering my adult life as an American Airman.

This Veteran’s Day is the first one since that moment that I will celebrate post-military service. I retired from the Air Force last year after 20 years and eight months. Hence, it is a bit surreal to come up on this special day for veterans without being an active service member but just a veteran.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
Posted on: Nov 11 12:09

President Joe Biden’s administration is urging the Supreme Court to let House Democrats get access to former President Donald Trump’s tax documents.

In a 30-page brief filed Nov. 10, Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar said that earlier rulings finding House Democrats’ request had legitimate legislative intent were correct, and that the nation’s top court should not diverge from them.

Webmaster addition: I am far more curious about Hunter's Laptop!

Tags: POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, WHITE HOUSE
Posted on: Nov 11 11:48

Caroline Wren, the Senior Advisor for Kari Lake, joined Steve Bannon on The War Room on Thursday morning.

It has been two days since the midterm election and Arizona still has not counted all of the ballots. There are currently 621,856 ballots left to count in the state. Third-world countries have more secure elections than Arizona and several Democrat states in the US.

On Thursday morning Caroline reiterated that there is “no mathematical path for Katie Hobbs to be governor.”

Caroline then broke down the votes that are left to be counted.

Tags: POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, VOTE FRAUD
Posted on: Nov 11 11:48

This time it is CNN’s own report on its own exit polls that indicates a stolen election.

Today November 9, 2022, updated at 10:49 AM EST, CNN reporters Zachary B. Wolf and Curt Merrill remarked that the widely expected red wave did not materialize and then went on to present data that is inconsistent with the closeness of the voting.

The reporters compare the exit polls from the 2018 elections with those of the 2022 elections.  The comparisons show that the Democrats lost support in Tuesday’s elections among women, moderates, youth, people of color, urban voters, college graduates, and independents.

https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2022/politics/exit-polls-2022-midterm-2018-shift/ 

The Democrats’ support among women declined from 19 points favorable to Democrats to only 8 points.  Republican support among men rose from 4 points over Democrats to 14 points.

Tags: CORPORATE MEDIA, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, VOTE FRAUD
Posted on: Nov 11 11:47

Foundation officials are condemning a “shameless act of cowardice and hate” at the site of former President Barack Obama’s presidential center in Jackson Park on Thursday morning.

By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 11:33

The Alaska Senate race will head to a runoff election between GOP candidate Kelly Tshibaka and Mitch McConnell-endorsed dirtbag Lisa Murkowski.

By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 11:32

A misogynistic MSNBC contributor suggested Lauren Boebert could join OnlyFans if she loses her House race.

 

By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 11:31

A federal judge in Texas on Thursday struck down Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan.

By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 11:31

Joe Biden on Thursday delivered remarks at a Democrat political event at the Howard Theatre in Washington, DC.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Nov 11 11:30