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Hank Strange on Compromise & Surrender Within the “Pro” 2A Community ~ VIDEO

Editor Note: Second Amendment rights activist and Podcaster, Hank Strange, pulls no punches in his response to a recent OP-ED titled “Ending the Culture War & Starting a Productive Conversation” that recently appeared on AmmoLand News that called for gun owners to settle for compromise and work with the anti-gun side. U.S.A. –  My first reaction to this Op-Ed on Facebook earlier today, Monday, March 29th, 2021. After talking it over with my peers and going over the text from the article y...
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Capitol riot suspect allegedly wore a shirt that said, 'I was there, Washington, DC, January 6, 2021' when the FBI arrested him

Jessica Marie Watkins (2nd from L) and Donovan Ray Crowl (Center), both from Ohio, march down the east front steps of the U.S. Capitol with the Oath Keepers militia group among supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., January 6, 2021. Both have since been indicted by federal authorities for their roles in the siege on the U.S. Capitol. Picture taken January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/File Photo A Capitol riot suspect was wearing a T-shirt with former President Donald ...
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MyPillow's Mike Lindell claims Trump will 'be back in office in August' in Steve Bannon podcast rant

My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell told Steve Bannon the "election of 2020 is going bye-bye." Stephen Maturen/Getty Images The MyPillow CEO launched into a long rant on voter fraud on Steve Bannon's War Room podcast. He claimed that Trump will be reinstated in August, saying the "election of 2020 is going bye-bye." Voting-machine maker Dominion is suing Lindell for $1.3 billion for his voter fraud allegations. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mike Lindell is back at it again: ...
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Arkansas moves to ban certain care for transgender youth

By Daniel Trotta | Reuters Arkansas lawmakers passed a measure on Monday that could make the state the first in the country to prevent doctors from providing certain types of care to transgender youth, part of a wave of U.S legislation that would restrict transgender rights. The Arkansas legislation threatens any healthcare professional who provides puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones or gender-affirming surgery to minors with losing their medical license and opens them up to lawsuits from pati...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, Sport, Soccer, United States, Idaho, Arkansas, Tennessee, Courts, Lgbtq, Hutchinson, American Civil Liberties Union, Human Rights Campaign, Asa Hutchinson, American Academy of Pediatrics


Global NGOs call on the Biden administration to concoct a plan for sharing vaccine surplus with nations in need

Staff member handles AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines in storage at Region Hovedstaden's Vaccine Center, Copenhagen, Denmark February 11, 2021. Ritzau Scanpix/Liselotte Sabroe via REUTERS A group of NGOs is asking the Biden administration to distribute surplus COVID-19 vaccine doses globally. The letter called on President Joe Biden to engage in "vaccine diplomacy." On Monday, Biden said that 90% of Americans will be eligible for vaccination by April 19. See more stories on Insider's ...
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Former president attempts to jab Fauci and Birx as US vaccinations climb to over 95 million

Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, and National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci listen as President Donald J. Trump speaks with the coronavirus task force during a briefing in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on Friday, March 20, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Trump attacked Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. De...
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The minimum wage would be $44 an hour if it had grown at the same rate as Wall Street bonuses

Wall Street employees based in New York City earned an average bonus of $184,000 last year - a 10% increase from the year before. Johannes Eisele/Getty Images Wall Street bonuses have increased by 1,217% since 1985, according to New York comptroller data. If the federal minimum wage had grown at that same rate, it would be $44 an hour. That pay gap is also making the racial and gender pay gap worse because white men dominate finance. See more stories on Insider's business page. The cha...
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The minimum wage would be $44 per hour if it had grown at the same rate as Wall Street bonuses

Wall Street employees based in New York City earned an average bonus of $184,000 last year - a 10% increase from the year before. Johannes Eisele/Getty Images Wall Street bonuses have increased by 1,217% since 1985, according to New York comptroller data. If the minimum wage had grown at that same rate, it would be $44 per hour. That pay gap is also making the racial and gender pay gap worse because white men dominate finance. See more stories on Insider's business page. The chaos that...
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A WHO investigation into the coronavirus' origins points the finger at animals in Chinese wildlife farms

A worker in protective GEAR directs members of the World Health Organization team at the airport in Wuhan, China, January 14, 2021. AP Photo/Ng Han Guan The coronavirus likely jumped from animals to people, possibly at wildlife farms, the WHO found. The AP obtained the WHO's forthcoming report about its investigation into the virus' origins in China. The report says it's "extremely unlikely" the virus leaked from a lab. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new Wor...
Tags: Health, Science, News, White House, China, US, Trends, Ap, Cnn, Beijing, Who, World Health Organization, Associated Press, Npr, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci


Arkansas becomes first state to pass bill prohibiting doctors from providing gender-affirming medical care to trans youth

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Arkansas passed a bill prohibiting doctors from providing gender-affirming medical care to trans youth. The Senate passed the bill Monday in a 28-7 vote. The House passed the bill earlier this month. The legislation now goes to Gov. Asa Hutchinson's desk to be signed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Arkansas became the first state to pass a bill prohibiting doctors from providing gender-affirming medical care to transgender youth following a vo...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, US, Trends, Transgender, Arkansas, House, Aclu, Trans, Safe, Hutchinson, state Senate, Asa Hutchinson, Breaking, Jonathan Ernst Arkansas


Kamala Harris will play 'diplomatic' role in migration crisis, White House says

Vice President Kamala Harris will play a "diplomatic" role in addressing the migrant surge at the U.S. southern border, White House...
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Biden wants $4T infrastructure package approved over summer

President Joe Biden is aiming for summer passage of his sweeping $4 trillion infrastructure plan, and the White House hopes to take a more deliberate and collaborative approach with the contentious Congress than it did on the COVID-19 rescue package, officials said Monday.
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Former US Surgeon General defends Birx in tweets following CNN special report

Dr. Jerome Adams, former US surgeon general and White House coronavirus task force member under President Trump, took to Twitter on Monday to defend Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House's coronavirus response coordinator under Trump.
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Former US Surgeon General defends Birx following report

Dr. Jerome Adams, former US surgeon general and White House coronavirus task force member under President Trump, took to Twitter on Monday to defend Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House's coronavirus response coordinator under Trump.
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Facebook Freezes the Account of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro

Venezuelan President Nicol?s Maduro joined former U.S. President Donald Trump in a very exclusive club: the club of world leaders who have been suspended by Facebook. Maduro's account was frozen over the weekend for spreading misinformation about Covid-19 by repeatedly claiming that Venezuelan-made mostly herbal liquid Carvativir can cure the virus. The last post on...
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Biden's Infrastructure Plan Will Avoid Hiking Gasoline Tax, Vehicle Miles Fee: Cabinet Official

By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said on Monday the White House will not propose hiking...
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Biden Not Proposing Gas Tax Hike, Vehicle Miles Fee to Pay for Infrastructure: USDOT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said on Monday the White House will not propose hiking gas taxes or a new...
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White House to host briefing for House members on border situation

The White House will host a bipartisan briefing for members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday to update them on the situation at the US-Mexico border, according to an invitation obtained by CNN and two sources familiar with the meeting.
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What Georgia's controversial new election law means for voters, election officials, and outside groups

African Methodist Episcopal Church Bishop Reginald Jackson announces a boycott of Coca-Cola Co. products outside the Georgia Capitol on Thursday, March 25, 2021 in Atlanta. ackson says Coca-Cola and other large Georgia companies haven't done enough to oppose restrictive voting bills that Georgia lawmakers were debating as Jackson spoke AP Photo/Jeff Amy Gov. Brian Kemp recently signed a major election and voting-related omnibus bill into law. Civil rights advocates have slammed the nea...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, Senate, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, US Postal Service, US Senate, Jackson, Biden, Donald Trump, Coca Cola, Jim Crow, Black


Biden announces 90% of Americans will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19

President-elect Joe Biden rolls up his sleeve to receive a COVID-19 vaccination from nurse practitioner Tabe Mase at ChristianaCare Christiana Hospital as his wife Jill Biden stands by on December 21, 2020 in Newark, Delaware. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Biden on Monday will announce that 90% of Americans will be eligible for vaccination by April 19. 90% of Americans will also have a vaccine site within five miles of their home by that date. Biden set a goal of ensuring all US a...
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The real answer to whether the national debt is too big lies with Treasury yields, UBS says

Clouds form above the Capitol in between rain showers on the National Mall on March 28, 2021 in Washington, DC. ( Al Drago/Getty Images Watch Treasurys for signs of when the government may have to cut down on its spending, UBS said. The bank expects pandemic-era stimulus to lift the national debt to $35 trillion by 2023. Congress should "question sustainability" if rising yields boost interest payments, UBS said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The swelling national debt i...
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10th Cuomo accuser comes forward, says she was 'shocked' and 'embarrassed' when NY governor 'grabbed' her face and kissed her without consent

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D). Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images Another woman came forward Monday to accuse NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo of unwanted physical contact. Sherry Vill, a New York resident, said Cuomo kissed her without consent outside her home in 2017. She said she felt, "shocked," "embarrassed," and "weird about his kissing me." See more stories on Insider's business page. A tenth woman, Sherry Vill, came forward on Monday to accuse New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of making unwanted phy...
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​How important is civility for democracy? For Habermas, not very.

Have we become unreasonable? In democracies around the world, anxious commentators exhort their fellow citizens to be more open-minded, more willing to engage in good-faith debate. In our era of hyperpolarisation, social-media echo chambers and populist demagogues, many have turned to civility as the missing ingredient in our public life.So, how important is civility for democracy? According to one of the greatest theorists of the democratic public sphere, the German philosopher Jürgen Habermas,...
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Biden pleads with governors to reinstate mask mandates as COVID-19 infections rise and CDC director says she's 'scared' by spread

President Joe Biden on March 23. Mandel Ngan/Getty Images President Biden pleaded with governors to reinstate mask mandates as COVID-19 cases climb. "Please, this is not politics. Reinstate the mandate if you let it down," Biden said. Biden also cited CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, who said she's "scared" by the virus's spread. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden pleaded with governors and local leaders to reinstate mask mandates to help sto...
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Reinstate coronavirus mask mandates, Biden urges governors

President Biden called on governors and local leaders to reinstate coronavirus-related mask mandates during a White House briefing...
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Two union flags flutter in hot air as Johnson tries to connect | Zoe Williams

All the pomp of the new No 10 briefing room was wasted on a Covid press conference of little substanceCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe prime minister arrived in his brand new, £2.6m press briefing room with the unmistakable vibe of a feckless absentee father, doing his Monday afternoon teleconference call. Trying to be so many things at once. He wants to be the fun one, so did a shout out to Ilkeston Cycle Club, who met at midnight as the clock turned on the 29 Mar...
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AG Bonta looks like antidote to Becerra’s reign

Gov. Gavin Newsom last week tapped Rob Bonta, a Bay Area Democrat, to serve as California new attorney general. If the state Legislature confirms his appointment in the coming weeks, Bonta will complete the term of Xavier Becerra, whom President Joe Biden tapped for secretary of Health and Human Services. Bonta already is gearing up for the 2022 election. This editorial board has persistently criticized Becerra – often quite harshly – and his predecessor, Vice President Kamala Harris. Becerra is...
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White House to host briefing for House Democrats on border situation

The White House will host a briefing for House Democrats on Tuesday to update them on the situation at the US-Mexico border, according to two sources familiar with the meeting.
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Labour names Joanne Anderson as Liverpool mayor candidate

Councillor would become city’s first black leader and first female mayor if she wins voteThe Labour party has selected Joanne Anderson as its candidate to fight the Liverpool mayoral election on 6 May.Anderson – no relation to the city’s former mayor Joe Anderson – is a Labour councillor in the city and a business consultant. Continue reading...
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Biden's DOE just canceled $1.3 billion of student debt for 41,000 borrowers with disabilities - and ended a rule requiring 230,000 to submit paperwork to qualify

Graduates from Columbia University. Andrew Kelly/Reuters Education Secretary Miguel Cardona canceled student debt for 41,000 borrowers with total and permanent disabilities. He also removed the requirement to submit income documentation for over 230,000 borrowers. Experts said these changes should have occurred years ago, when borrowers weren't getting relief. See more stories on Insider's business page. After canceling student debt for about 72,000 defrauded borrowers two weeks a...
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