RCW2020 replied to the topic Is Joy Reid racist, or rather, is her reference to "missing white woman syndrome" racist of her? in the forum General Discussion 7 hours ago
“Is she or he that…”
RCW2020 started the topic Cops Are Giving Out 'Not Reaching Pouches.' Twitter Calls Them 'Don't Murder Me' Bags. in the forum General Discussion 12 hours ago
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has a new plan to keep drivers safe during traffic stops: clear, plastic holders called “not-reaching pouches” that put a person’s driver’s license and insurance information in plain view so a cop doesn’t think they’re grabbing something more nefarious.
But some people are grimly dubbing the devices—whi…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic FBI held back ransomware decryption key from businesses to run operation targeting hackers in the forum General Discussion 12 hours ago
Source: Washington Post
By Ellen Nakashima and Rachel Lerman
September 21, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. EDT
The FBI refrained for almost three weeks from helping to unlock the computers of hundreds of businesses and institutions hobbled by a major ransomware attack this summer, even though the bureau had secretly obtained the digital key needed to do so,…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Idaho's Largest Hospital Implements Health Care Rationing, Others Allowed to Follow Suit in the forum Latest Breaking News 5 days ago
Rebecca Klapper 1 hr ago
Idaho’s largest hospital network implemented health care rationing due to an influx of COVID-19 patients this week, and Idaho public health leaders expanded the rationing statewide on Thursday.
St. Luke’s Health System asked state health leaders to allow “crisis standards of care” on Wednesday as the increase in COVID-19…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Treasury Dept. Declares IRS Will Monitor Transactions of ALL U.S. Accounts Over $600 in the forum General Discussion 6 days ago
Posted on 09/11/2021
Joe Biden’s Treasury Department has announced Thursday an invasive new initiative tasking the federal government to audit virtually all financial transactions of Americans with bank accounts holding at least $600.
The Treasury document, called “General Explanations of the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2022 Revenue Propo…[Read more]
By Jamie Gangel, Jeremy Herb and Elizabeth Stuart, CNN
Updated 12:55 PM ET, Tue September 14, 2021
Washington (CNN)Two days after the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, President Donald Trump’s top military adviser, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley, single-handedly took top-secret action to limit Trump from potentially ordering a dangerous…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Conservative Radio Host Who Spread Insane Anti-Vax Conspiracy Theories Dies of Covid in the forum General Discussion 1 week ago
A right-wing radio host has died from the coronavirus after leading a campaign against masks and vaccines.
Bob Enyart, pastor of the Denver Bible Church, passed away on Monday after contracting Covid earlier in the month. The news was confirmed by Fred Williams, who hosted the Real Science Radio Show along with Enyart.
“It comes with an e…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic More Strategists Say a Storm Is Brewing in the U.S. Stock Market in the forum Economics 1 week ago
• ‘Global stock markets may be entering a period of turmoil’
• Calls for market volatility are growing louder on Wall Street
By Ksenia Galouchko and Joanna Ossinger
September 9, 2021, 10:59 PM EDT Updated on September 10, 2021, 7:54 AM EDT
Strategists from almost all the top Wall Street banks have come out this week with a nervous message…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Texas abortion law could hurt Republicans in 2022 midterm elections, experts say in the forum General Discussion 1 week ago
WASHINGTON – As the United States pulled out of Afghanistan and chaos ensued, Republican lawmakers were swift to condemn President Joe Biden’s handling of the withdrawal.
The violence that erupted in Kabul gave GOP officials an opening to attack the Democratic president, whose approach to the withdrawal was later met with disapproval in n…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic For Scientists, Path to Covid Endgame Remains Uncertain in the forum General Discussion 2 weeks ago
Sat, September 4, 2021, 7:20 PM
It’s basically over already. It will end this October. Or maybe it won’t be over till next spring, or late next year, or two or three years down the road.
From the most respected epidemiologists to public health experts who have navigated past disease panics, from polemicists to political partisans,…[Read more]
I maintain it is absolutely “relevant”, indeed.
(CNN) A former Marine outfitted in body armor fatally shot four people, including a baby, mother and grandmother, at a property outside Lakeland, Florida, early Sunday morning in what the local sheriff called an “active shooter rampage.”
The suspect, identified as Brian Riley, 33, then engaged in a firefight with law enforcement officers before…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Anti-abortion groups are fired up over the Texas ruling. They're just getting started. in the forum General Discussion 2 weeks ago
“This is a massive victory for the pro-life movement and we are excited that the law can stay in effect,” said Rebecca Parma, senior legislative associate at Texas Right to Life.
Sept. 5, 2021, 4:30 AM EDT
By Teaganne Finn and Allan Smith
WASHINGTON — Anti-abortion groups are feeling empowered after the U.S. Supreme Court allowed a Texas law b…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic August jobs report: Payrolls rise by disappointing 235,000 while unemployment rate falls to 5.2% in the forum Latest Breaking News 2 weeks ago
Fri, September 3, 2021, 8:31 AM
Source: Yahoo Finance
The U.S. economy added back jobs at a far slower pace in August following an early-summer jump in employment, as an initial wave of reopening hiring waned and concerns over the Delta variant increased.
The Labor Department delivered its monthly jobs report at 8:30 a.m. ET Friday morning. Here…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Yes, the Trump administration in 2020 agreed to the release of 5,000 Taliban prisoners in the forum General Discussion 3 weeks ago
Peace talks between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban, which never made substantial progress, didn’t begin until after the release of the prisoners.
Author: Nate Hanson
Published: 3:57 PM EDT August 30, 2021
Updated: 3:57 PM EDT August 30, 2021
Did the Trump administration agree to the release of 5,000 Taliban p…[Read more]
Gov. Brad Little warned that Idaho’s entire healthcare system is “teetering on the brink” of implementing crisis standards of care.
Author: Katie Terhune
Published: 7:31 AM MDT August 31, 2021
Updated: 1:38 PM MDT August 31, 2021
BOISE, Idaho — Idaho Gov. Brad Little activated hundreds of Idaho National Guard members and other personnel on T…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Florida Changed Its COVID-19 Data, Creating an ‘Artificial Decline’ in Recent Deaths in the forum General Discussion 3 weeks ago
BY SARAH BLASKEY, ANA CLAUDIA CHACIN, AND DEVOUN CETOUTE
UPDATED AUGUST 31, 2021 01:46 PM
As the delta variant spreads through Florida, data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest this could be the most serious and deadly surge in COVID-19 infections since the beginning of the pandemic.
As cases ballooned in August,…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Tennessee sheriff who assaulted cops during Capitol riot is now off the force and in jail in the forum General Discussion 3 weeks ago
A former Tennessee deputy sheriff who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 while wearing his sheriff’s vest is now behind bars, CNN reports.
Ronald McAbee, 27, was arrested on Tuesday after a person who recognized him from police body cam footage on the FBI’s “most wanted” website tipped off authorities. In the footage, McAbee reportedly can be…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Percentage of Americans who say they won't get vaccinated drops to record low in new poll in the forum Latest Breaking News 3 weeks ago
Source: The Hill
The percentage of Americans who say they will never get vaccinated against the coronavirus has dropped to a new low, according to a new poll.
The Axios-Ipsos poll published on Tuesday found 20 percent of Americans said they either are not very likely or not likely at all to receive a vaccine. That represents a new low in the…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic U.S. Consumer Confidence Falls to 6-Month Low; House Prices Post Record Gains in the forum Latest Breaking News 3 weeks ago
Tue, August 31, 2021, 11:49 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) – U.S. consumer confidence fell to a six-month low in August as concerns about soaring COVID-19 infections and higher inflation dampened the outlook for the economy.
The survey from the Conference Board on Tuesday also showed consumers were less upbeat about the labor…[Read more]
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