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Under Pritzker’s leadership, the Sanctuary State of Illinois has devolved into a crime-ridden economic disaster.
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Every day millions of parents put their children under the care of public school teachers, administrators, and support staff. Their trust, however, is frequently broken by predators in authority in what appears to be the largest ongoing sexual abuse scandal in our nation’s history.
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MSNBC’s resident wacko and DEI hire, Joy Reid’s severe case of Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS) continues to send her into a whirlpool of crazy.
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An illegal immigrant from Honduras faces charges after a 6-year-old girl was killed in an Alabama car accident.
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The wife and two daughters of a BBC horseracing commentator have been killed in a crossbow attack, with police capturing the suspect after a day-long manhunt.
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The United States will resume shipments of 500lb bombs to Israel, a US official has told the BBC.

A joint shipment of 2,000lb and 500lb bombs had been paused since May because of White House concerns over the use of the munitions in the crowded city of Rafah and other parts of Gaza.

The US has now clarified that the 500lb bombs had only been held up because they were “co-mingled" in the same shipment as the 2000lb bombs. The lower-impact 500lb bombs will now be "moving forward as part of the usual process".

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Democrats, media personalities, and other individuals with uneasy relationships with the truth have spent years suggesting that President Donald Trump is "an existential threat to our democracy."

The suggestion that the majority decision by American voters to elect a candidate disliked by the political establishment would mean the end of the very system by which they elected him has also been repeated on numerous occasions by the very man most likely to benefit from this narrative: President Joe Biden.

Shortly after a Biden official's group successfully got the Democratic incumbent's top rival temporarily removed from the primary ballot in Colorado late last year, Biden tweeted, "Trump poses many threats to our country: The right to choose, civil rights, voting rights, and America's standing in the world. But the greatest threat he poses is to our democracy."

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The left by their own admission are “woke“! Now the fact that woke and joke rhyme is purely coincidental. The left are dedicated people. They are dedicated to ignorance, indifference, ineptness, incongruity, ill will, internationalism, incapacity, income tax, incarceration of opponents, and much, much more! They have some very strong qualities also; hubris, arrogance, eliteness, bitterness, resentfulness, anger, violence, hypocrisy and much, much more!

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As the Gateway Pundit previously reported, Rep. Anna Paulina Luna (R-Fl) informed fellow lawmakers of her intention to introduce a resolution compelling the House sergeant at arms to detain Attorney General Merrick Garland and present him before the lower chamber.

Despite attempts by House Speaker Mike Johnson at trying to get her to delay her vote, she ultimately was able to hold it Thursday.

Now, Jake Sherman reports that the House has defeated the resolution with the help of four RINOS.

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PepsiCo reported weaker-than-expected revenue growth in the second quarter on Thursday as consumers dialed back snack spending. The junk food giant tempered its full-year outlook on a more challenged consumer. This reflects a broader consumer slowdown trend, particularly impacting working-poor households amid elevated inflation and high interest rates. 

CEO Ramon Laguarta wrote in a filing that the company's North American snack demand was "subdued" during the second quarter and noted sales volumes declined.

On a call with investors, Laguarta said customers across all income brackets are reducing snack spend and trading down to store brands. 

"In the US, there is clearly a consumer that is that is more challenged," the CEO said. This suggests the cumulative impact of several years of price hike has pushed consumers over the edge. 

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Residents of the west-central town of Springfield, Ohio, are demanding that their city council do something to stem the tide of the Haitian immigrants that have flooded the city, especially in the aftermath of the death of a child in a school bus accident caused by a migrant driving illegally.

The town situated just west of the state capitol in Columbus has been a target of Haitian immigrants at least since 2014, and in the ensuing years, some ten thousand had moved to the Rust Belt town. But in the last four years alone, that population has ballooned to more than 20,000. The influx is causing serious pressures to mount on the town.

Ohio’s Republican U.S. Sen. J.D. Vance put the blame for the mounting problems squarely on the Biden administration, which is causing small towns all across the country to suffer just like Springfield.

“This self-imposed disaster is crushing the job prospects of our citizens, making it more difficult for Ohio families to find homes and draining social service programs funded by American taxpayers,” Vance told the media. “People who are here illegally should be sent back to their home countries as soon as possible, and individuals here on temporary status should not expect to stay indefinitely.”

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The Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU) recently faced scrutiny due to their member agreement that initially prohibited using ICCU accounts for firearm and ammunition purchases. However, after receiving feedback and feeling the heat, they promptly revised their terms and conditions.
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World leaders spend recklessly with no regard for the overall economy. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has fallen out of favor for one primary reason – the cost of living is too high. Canada is deeply indebted, and now ranks the third-highest nation in household debt in the world.
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has indeed reaffirmed his stance on Ukraine. During the annual NATO summit, he emphasized that Turkey “will not be a party to this war” despite calls from U.S. President Joe Biden for greater NATO solidarity against Russia.
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Burkina Faso, a West African nation, was previously among the 22 out of 54 African countries that allowed same-sex relations.
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Actor Jay Johnston, of “Bob’s Burgers” and “Anchorman” fame, has pleaded guilty to felony charges stemming from his connection to the events on January 6.
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Virginia’s Republican governor called for “phone-free” schools in an executive order on Tuesday, citing the mental health and learning crisis among school-age children.
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Michael Fleming, 41, was arrested on June 29 after he entered a Chase Bank and filled out a withdrawal slip for one cent, according to his arrest report. When Fleming handed the slip to the bank teller, he was told his request could not be fulfilled.
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Former President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Vice President Kamala Harris was the best “insurance policy” President Joe Biden could have to ensure he remains the Democratic nominee for president.
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First lady Jill Biden’s former press secretary Michael LaRosa on Tuesday rebuffed accusations from the Left that Jill is engaging in “elder abuse” by working to keep her husband as the Democrats’ 2024 presidential nominee, despite serious concerns about Biden’s fitness for office.
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According to an exclusive report from The Wall Street Journal, an analysis of billions of Medicare records showed private insurers connected to the federal government’s $450 billion-a-year Medicare Advantage program issued “hundreds of thousands of questionable diagnoses that triggered extra taxpayer-funded payments from 2018 to 2021.”
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A newly released study by scientists, mostly from Penn State University, outlines their technique of penetrating cancer cells and editing them to make them more vulnerable to cancer therapies.
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White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said on Tuesday that a Parkinson’s disease doctor who visited the White House in January did, in fact, meet with President Joe Biden, correcting a false claim she had made the day before.
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Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines revealed on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic of Iran has been involved in stirring up protests on U.S. soil over Israel’s war against Hamas terrorists who carried out the October 7 massacre.
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The US Air Force has been sending unmarked planes from Britain’s base on Cyprus to Israel since it began bombing Gaza, it can be revealed.

The planes are all C-295 and CN-235 aircraft, which are believed to be used by American special forces. 

Declassified has found 18 of these aircraft which have gone from the sprawling British air base on Cyprus, RAF Akrotiri, to Israel’s capital Tel Aviv since October 7.

Akrotiri is the key node in the international effort to arm and provide logistical support for Israel’s assault on Gaza.

But the UK government has always refused to divulge any information about US activities at Akrotiri, which is known to include transporting weapons to Israel.

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Every day millions of parents put their children under the care of public school teachers, administrators, and support staff. Their trust, however, is frequently broken by predators in authority in what appears to be the largest ongoing sexual abuse scandal in our nation’s history.

Given the roughly 50 million students in U.S. K-12 schools each year, the number of students who have been victims of sexual misconduct by school employees is probably in the millions each decade, according to multiple studies. Such numbers would far exceed the high-profile abuse scandals that rocked the Roman Catholic Church and the Boy Scouts of America.

For a variety of reasons, ranging from embarrassment to eagerness to avoid liability, elected or appointed officials, along with unions or lobbying groups representing school employees, have fought to keep the truth hidden from the public.

“In any given year they have failed to report thousands of these situations, and instead they’ve papered them over, acted like it’s not an issue,” former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos told RealClearInvestigations. Stunned by a 2018 Chicago Tribune investigation that found 523 incident reports of sexual misconduct by employees of the city’s schools during the past decade, DeVos during the Trump administration launched the process of including specific questions about such cases in the Department’s Civil Rights Data Collection, a process it undertakes every two years. Previously, the Office for Civil Rights asked only general questions about sexual misconduct incidents, without a breakdown of alleged perpetrators.

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The Biden administration’s Department of Defense has made a ridiculous move, labeling pro-life groups as “terrorist organizations” during an anti-terrorism briefing at Fort Liberty’s Directorate of Emergency Services (formerly Fort Bragg) on Wednesday.

This deeply concerning slide from an anti-terrorism brief was first exposed by citizen journalist Sam Shoemate on X.

“An anti-terrorism brief was held on Fort Liberty (Bragg) today where they listed several Pro-Life organizations as “terrorist organizations.” The slide you see here followed right after a slide about ISIS, a terror group in the Middle East,” Shoemate wrote on X.

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