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    Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 37,158
    Wouldn't want the press asking pesky questions or putting the administration on the spot, we don't want to answer to anyone:

    Operational functions of the Office of Communications include scheduling and running press briefings, interviews, meetings, media appearances, speeches, and a range of other events. The Office of Communications must maintain robust relationships with the White House Press Corps, the White House Correspondents’ Association, regional stakeholders, and key interest groups. No legal entitlement exists for the provision of permanent space for media on the White House campus, and the next Administration should reexamine the balance between media demands and space constraints on the White House premises.
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    Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 37,158
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    Woke this, woke that, I think I saw a woke cat?

    While other chapters will cover specific policy goals for each department or agency, incoming policy councils will need to move rapidly to lead policy processes around cross-cutting agency topics, including countering China, enforcing immigration laws, reversing regulatory policies in order to promote energy production, combating the Left’s aggressive attacks on life and religious liberty, and confronting “wokeism” throughout the federal government.

    Dang! Another one!

    Sadly, however, a President today assumes office to find a sprawling federal bureaucracy that all too often is carrying out its own policy plans and preferences—or, worse yet, the policy plans and preferences of a radical, supposedly “woke” faction of the country.

    And another!

    OFPP. This office plays a critical role in leading the development of new policies and regulations concerning federal contracting and procurement. Through the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council, which is generally chaired by the OFPP Administrator, OFPP helps the Director to set a wide range of policies for all of those who contract with the executive branch. In the past, those governmentwide contracting rules have played a key role in helping to implement the President’s policy agenda. This office should be engaged early and often in OMB’s effort to drive policy, including by obtaining transparency about entities that are awarded federal contracts and grants and by using government contracts to push back against woke policies in corporate America.
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    HughFreakingDillonHughFreakingDillon Winnipeg Posts: 36,232
    when do candidates generally reveal their VP picks? curious when trump will announce his. 
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    mickeyratmickeyrat up my ass, like Chadwick was up his Posts: 36,607
    when do candidates generally reveal their VP picks? curious when trump will announce his. 

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    Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 37,158
    And they said it couldn't happen here. I also didn't realize "houses of worship" were "critical infrastructure." Guess it depends on whose house? "Should have just complied."

    A New York county with one of the nation's largest police forces is deputizing armed residents

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York county with one of the largest police forces in the nation is training dozens of armed residents who could be called up during natural disasters and other major emergencies, sparking worry that the new volunteer unit amounts to an unsanctioned local militia.

    Nassau County officials posted a notice in March seeking private citizens with gun licenses to serve as provisional special deputy sheriffs who could assist in the “protection of human life and property during an emergency.”

    Twenty-five have completed training in recent weeks, but locals who have been rallying against the scheme question the need for the unit and have raised concerns about the potential for overpolicing after departments across the country cracked down on protests against the Israel-Hamas war.

    Democrats, who are the minority in the county legislature, and some community advocates say they worry Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman — a Republican and staunch supporter of former President Donald Trump — could call up the deputies to quell political dissent, a charge he strongly denies. Critics also contend that emergencies require a different type of volunteer.

    “There is no need to give residents broad and dangerously vague authority to respond, armed with deadly weapons, in the event of an emergency,” said Laura Burns, a Rockville Centre resident and member of gun control group Moms Demand Action, after a recent rally.

    In a phone interview, Blakeman said the armed deputies would be called on only when the county, just east of the New York City borough of Queens, faces a major emergency akin to Superstorm Sandy, which caused catastrophic damage along the Long Island coast in 2012.

    They would not be used for crowd control or breaking up protests because they won’t be trained to patrol streets, he said. Instead, the deputies will be assigned to protect critical infrastructure, such as government buildings, hospitals and houses of worship.

    “We are putting together this program so I won’t have to be in a scramble to try and find qualified people,” Blakeman said.

    Nassau County, with a population of about 1.4 million, has the 12th largest local police force in the nation, some 2,600 sworn officers — bigger than Boston, San Francisco, Baltimore and other major cities. State troopers also serve the county, which has dozens of village police forces.

    Michael Moore, a retired Nassau County court officer and member of the local Community Emergency Response Team trained to support first responders in emergencies, says armed residents weren’t what was needed in 2012 — and aren’t what is needed now. Thousands of armed National Guard members were mobilized across greater New York City during that disaster.

    “When Sandy hit, we needed people shoveling, pumping out basements, handing out water, directing traffic, all those kinds of things,” the 65-year-old Long Beach resident said. “We didn’t need people grabbing their reading glasses and picking up their firearms to challenge somebody to a duel on Main Street. It’s freaking ridiculous.”

    Local Democrats have questioned the legality of the program. But Blakeman shrugged off the criticism as politically motivated, pointing to state law that authorizes local sheriffs to deputize “orally or in writing” as many special deputies as needed to respond to an emergency.

    “These would be the same people that if there was an emergency and I wasn’t prepared, they would be criticizing me for that,” he said.

    Amy Cooter, a professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in California who focuses on anti-government extremism and militias, said Blakeman’s plan plays on perceptions that police departments are underfunded and under siege from forces beyond their control.

    “Not all of these folks are going to have good training or good motives,” she said. “This is especially true when feelings about immigration are being stirred up, nationally.”

    Blakeman said the training program includes 12 hours of classroom instruction as well as practice on the firing range, which critics note is significantly less training than the 150 hours for Nassau County’s unarmed auxiliary officers and the seven months required to join the county police department.

    So far, nearly all the people who have completed the deputy sheriffs training — which included a background check and random drug testing — are retired police officers, according to a list provided by the county. Blakeman hopes to train up to 50 deputies.

    Edward Haggerty, a 65-year-old retired police detective who was among the first to complete the training, said the critics simply haven't given the program a chance.

    “We’re not going to be out there on anybody’s whim,” he said. “Even with law enforcement and the National Guard, people are stretched pretty thin, so the more forces you can bring to bear to help out the community, the better. It’s a positive thing. I don’t see anything negative to it."

    Volunteer deputy programs exist in law enforcement agencies nationwide.

    NBA great Shaquille O'Neal racked up a number of deputy sheriff and reserve police officer titles from California to Florida. Action star Steven Seagal had a reality show following his exploits as an armed deputy sheriff in Louisiana and Arizona.

    In Westchester County, just north of New York City, volunteer deputy sheriffs are issued a firearm and provide crowd control at parades and other events, according to the county website. They also have assisted during hurricanes, blackouts and presidential visits.

    In Suffolk County, which covers the rest of Long Island, sheriff’s deputies don't need a gun license because they serve as “community ambassadors” and have no policing function according to Victoria Distefano, a spokesperson for Sheriff Errol Toulon.

    A New York county with one of the nation's largest police forces is deputizing armed residents (msn.com)

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    josevolutionjosevolution Posts: 28,553
    And they said it couldn't happen here. I also didn't realize "houses of worship" were "critical infrastructure." Guess it depends on whose house? "Should have just complied."

    A New York county with one of the nation's largest police forces is deputizing armed residents

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York county with one of the largest police forces in the nation is training dozens of armed residents who could be called up during natural disasters and other major emergencies, sparking worry that the new volunteer unit amounts to an unsanctioned local militia.

    Nassau County officials posted a notice in March seeking private citizens with gun licenses to serve as provisional special deputy sheriffs who could assist in the “protection of human life and property during an emergency.”

    Twenty-five have completed training in recent weeks, but locals who have been rallying against the scheme question the need for the unit and have raised concerns about the potential for overpolicing after departments across the country cracked down on protests against the Israel-Hamas war.

    Democrats, who are the minority in the county legislature, and some community advocates say they worry Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman — a Republican and staunch supporter of former President Donald Trump — could call up the deputies to quell political dissent, a charge he strongly denies. Critics also contend that emergencies require a different type of volunteer.

    “There is no need to give residents broad and dangerously vague authority to respond, armed with deadly weapons, in the event of an emergency,” said Laura Burns, a Rockville Centre resident and member of gun control group Moms Demand Action, after a recent rally.

    In a phone interview, Blakeman said the armed deputies would be called on only when the county, just east of the New York City borough of Queens, faces a major emergency akin to Superstorm Sandy, which caused catastrophic damage along the Long Island coast in 2012.

    They would not be used for crowd control or breaking up protests because they won’t be trained to patrol streets, he said. Instead, the deputies will be assigned to protect critical infrastructure, such as government buildings, hospitals and houses of worship.

    “We are putting together this program so I won’t have to be in a scramble to try and find qualified people,” Blakeman said.

    Nassau County, with a population of about 1.4 million, has the 12th largest local police force in the nation, some 2,600 sworn officers — bigger than Boston, San Francisco, Baltimore and other major cities. State troopers also serve the county, which has dozens of village police forces.

    Michael Moore, a retired Nassau County court officer and member of the local Community Emergency Response Team trained to support first responders in emergencies, says armed residents weren’t what was needed in 2012 — and aren’t what is needed now. Thousands of armed National Guard members were mobilized across greater New York City during that disaster.

    “When Sandy hit, we needed people shoveling, pumping out basements, handing out water, directing traffic, all those kinds of things,” the 65-year-old Long Beach resident said. “We didn’t need people grabbing their reading glasses and picking up their firearms to challenge somebody to a duel on Main Street. It’s freaking ridiculous.”

    Local Democrats have questioned the legality of the program. But Blakeman shrugged off the criticism as politically motivated, pointing to state law that authorizes local sheriffs to deputize “orally or in writing” as many special deputies as needed to respond to an emergency.

    “These would be the same people that if there was an emergency and I wasn’t prepared, they would be criticizing me for that,” he said.

    Amy Cooter, a professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in California who focuses on anti-government extremism and militias, said Blakeman’s plan plays on perceptions that police departments are underfunded and under siege from forces beyond their control.

    “Not all of these folks are going to have good training or good motives,” she said. “This is especially true when feelings about immigration are being stirred up, nationally.”

    Blakeman said the training program includes 12 hours of classroom instruction as well as practice on the firing range, which critics note is significantly less training than the 150 hours for Nassau County’s unarmed auxiliary officers and the seven months required to join the county police department.

    So far, nearly all the people who have completed the deputy sheriffs training — which included a background check and random drug testing — are retired police officers, according to a list provided by the county. Blakeman hopes to train up to 50 deputies.

    Edward Haggerty, a 65-year-old retired police detective who was among the first to complete the training, said the critics simply haven't given the program a chance.

    “We’re not going to be out there on anybody’s whim,” he said. “Even with law enforcement and the National Guard, people are stretched pretty thin, so the more forces you can bring to bear to help out the community, the better. It’s a positive thing. I don’t see anything negative to it."

    Volunteer deputy programs exist in law enforcement agencies nationwide.

    NBA great Shaquille O'Neal racked up a number of deputy sheriff and reserve police officer titles from California to Florida. Action star Steven Seagal had a reality show following his exploits as an armed deputy sheriff in Louisiana and Arizona.

    In Westchester County, just north of New York City, volunteer deputy sheriffs are issued a firearm and provide crowd control at parades and other events, according to the county website. They also have assisted during hurricanes, blackouts and presidential visits.

    In Suffolk County, which covers the rest of Long Island, sheriff’s deputies don't need a gun license because they serve as “community ambassadors” and have no policing function according to Victoria Distefano, a spokesperson for Sheriff Errol Toulon.

    A New York county with one of the nation's largest police forces is deputizing armed residents (msn.com)

    That’s here in Long Island this is a straight up call to arms by Republicans! Time to move the fuck off this place 
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    eddieceddiec Posts: 3,851
    And they said it couldn't happen here. I also didn't realize "houses of worship" were "critical infrastructure." Guess it depends on whose house? "Should have just complied."

    A New York county with one of the nation's largest police forces is deputizing armed residents

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York county with one of the largest police forces in the nation is training dozens of armed residents who could be called up during natural disasters and other major emergencies, sparking worry that the new volunteer unit amounts to an unsanctioned local militia.

    Nassau County officials posted a notice in March seeking private citizens with gun licenses to serve as provisional special deputy sheriffs who could assist in the “protection of human life and property during an emergency.”

    Twenty-five have completed training in recent weeks, but locals who have been rallying against the scheme question the need for the unit and have raised concerns about the potential for overpolicing after departments across the country cracked down on protests against the Israel-Hamas war.

    Democrats, who are the minority in the county legislature, and some community advocates say they worry Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman — a Republican and staunch supporter of former President Donald Trump — could call up the deputies to quell political dissent, a charge he strongly denies. Critics also contend that emergencies require a different type of volunteer.

    “There is no need to give residents broad and dangerously vague authority to respond, armed with deadly weapons, in the event of an emergency,” said Laura Burns, a Rockville Centre resident and member of gun control group Moms Demand Action, after a recent rally.

    In a phone interview, Blakeman said the armed deputies would be called on only when the county, just east of the New York City borough of Queens, faces a major emergency akin to Superstorm Sandy, which caused catastrophic damage along the Long Island coast in 2012.

    They would not be used for crowd control or breaking up protests because they won’t be trained to patrol streets, he said. Instead, the deputies will be assigned to protect critical infrastructure, such as government buildings, hospitals and houses of worship.

    “We are putting together this program so I won’t have to be in a scramble to try and find qualified people,” Blakeman said.

    Nassau County, with a population of about 1.4 million, has the 12th largest local police force in the nation, some 2,600 sworn officers — bigger than Boston, San Francisco, Baltimore and other major cities. State troopers also serve the county, which has dozens of village police forces.

    Michael Moore, a retired Nassau County court officer and member of the local Community Emergency Response Team trained to support first responders in emergencies, says armed residents weren’t what was needed in 2012 — and aren’t what is needed now. Thousands of armed National Guard members were mobilized across greater New York City during that disaster.

    “When Sandy hit, we needed people shoveling, pumping out basements, handing out water, directing traffic, all those kinds of things,” the 65-year-old Long Beach resident said. “We didn’t need people grabbing their reading glasses and picking up their firearms to challenge somebody to a duel on Main Street. It’s freaking ridiculous.”

    Local Democrats have questioned the legality of the program. But Blakeman shrugged off the criticism as politically motivated, pointing to state law that authorizes local sheriffs to deputize “orally or in writing” as many special deputies as needed to respond to an emergency.

    “These would be the same people that if there was an emergency and I wasn’t prepared, they would be criticizing me for that,” he said.

    Amy Cooter, a professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in California who focuses on anti-government extremism and militias, said Blakeman’s plan plays on perceptions that police departments are underfunded and under siege from forces beyond their control.

    “Not all of these folks are going to have good training or good motives,” she said. “This is especially true when feelings about immigration are being stirred up, nationally.”

    Blakeman said the training program includes 12 hours of classroom instruction as well as practice on the firing range, which critics note is significantly less training than the 150 hours for Nassau County’s unarmed auxiliary officers and the seven months required to join the county police department.

    So far, nearly all the people who have completed the deputy sheriffs training — which included a background check and random drug testing — are retired police officers, according to a list provided by the county. Blakeman hopes to train up to 50 deputies.

    Edward Haggerty, a 65-year-old retired police detective who was among the first to complete the training, said the critics simply haven't given the program a chance.

    “We’re not going to be out there on anybody’s whim,” he said. “Even with law enforcement and the National Guard, people are stretched pretty thin, so the more forces you can bring to bear to help out the community, the better. It’s a positive thing. I don’t see anything negative to it."

    Volunteer deputy programs exist in law enforcement agencies nationwide.

    NBA great Shaquille O'Neal racked up a number of deputy sheriff and reserve police officer titles from California to Florida. Action star Steven Seagal had a reality show following his exploits as an armed deputy sheriff in Louisiana and Arizona.

    In Westchester County, just north of New York City, volunteer deputy sheriffs are issued a firearm and provide crowd control at parades and other events, according to the county website. They also have assisted during hurricanes, blackouts and presidential visits.

    In Suffolk County, which covers the rest of Long Island, sheriff’s deputies don't need a gun license because they serve as “community ambassadors” and have no policing function according to Victoria Distefano, a spokesperson for Sheriff Errol Toulon.

    A New York county with one of the nation's largest police forces is deputizing armed residents (msn.com)

    That’s here in Long Island this is a straight up call to arms by Republicans! Time to move the fuck off this place 
    Yeah, a bunch of white sneaker wearing middle aged men thinking they're on 'Cops'.
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    Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 37,158
    eddiec said:
    And they said it couldn't happen here. I also didn't realize "houses of worship" were "critical infrastructure." Guess it depends on whose house? "Should have just complied."

    A New York county with one of the nation's largest police forces is deputizing armed residents

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York county with one of the largest police forces in the nation is training dozens of armed residents who could be called up during natural disasters and other major emergencies, sparking worry that the new volunteer unit amounts to an unsanctioned local militia.

    Nassau County officials posted a notice in March seeking private citizens with gun licenses to serve as provisional special deputy sheriffs who could assist in the “protection of human life and property during an emergency.”

    Twenty-five have completed training in recent weeks, but locals who have been rallying against the scheme question the need for the unit and have raised concerns about the potential for overpolicing after departments across the country cracked down on protests against the Israel-Hamas war.

    Democrats, who are the minority in the county legislature, and some community advocates say they worry Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman — a Republican and staunch supporter of former President Donald Trump — could call up the deputies to quell political dissent, a charge he strongly denies. Critics also contend that emergencies require a different type of volunteer.

    “There is no need to give residents broad and dangerously vague authority to respond, armed with deadly weapons, in the event of an emergency,” said Laura Burns, a Rockville Centre resident and member of gun control group Moms Demand Action, after a recent rally.

    In a phone interview, Blakeman said the armed deputies would be called on only when the county, just east of the New York City borough of Queens, faces a major emergency akin to Superstorm Sandy, which caused catastrophic damage along the Long Island coast in 2012.

    They would not be used for crowd control or breaking up protests because they won’t be trained to patrol streets, he said. Instead, the deputies will be assigned to protect critical infrastructure, such as government buildings, hospitals and houses of worship.

    “We are putting together this program so I won’t have to be in a scramble to try and find qualified people,” Blakeman said.

    Nassau County, with a population of about 1.4 million, has the 12th largest local police force in the nation, some 2,600 sworn officers — bigger than Boston, San Francisco, Baltimore and other major cities. State troopers also serve the county, which has dozens of village police forces.

    Michael Moore, a retired Nassau County court officer and member of the local Community Emergency Response Team trained to support first responders in emergencies, says armed residents weren’t what was needed in 2012 — and aren’t what is needed now. Thousands of armed National Guard members were mobilized across greater New York City during that disaster.

    “When Sandy hit, we needed people shoveling, pumping out basements, handing out water, directing traffic, all those kinds of things,” the 65-year-old Long Beach resident said. “We didn’t need people grabbing their reading glasses and picking up their firearms to challenge somebody to a duel on Main Street. It’s freaking ridiculous.”

    Local Democrats have questioned the legality of the program. But Blakeman shrugged off the criticism as politically motivated, pointing to state law that authorizes local sheriffs to deputize “orally or in writing” as many special deputies as needed to respond to an emergency.

    “These would be the same people that if there was an emergency and I wasn’t prepared, they would be criticizing me for that,” he said.

    Amy Cooter, a professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in California who focuses on anti-government extremism and militias, said Blakeman’s plan plays on perceptions that police departments are underfunded and under siege from forces beyond their control.

    “Not all of these folks are going to have good training or good motives,” she said. “This is especially true when feelings about immigration are being stirred up, nationally.”

    Blakeman said the training program includes 12 hours of classroom instruction as well as practice on the firing range, which critics note is significantly less training than the 150 hours for Nassau County’s unarmed auxiliary officers and the seven months required to join the county police department.

    So far, nearly all the people who have completed the deputy sheriffs training — which included a background check and random drug testing — are retired police officers, according to a list provided by the county. Blakeman hopes to train up to 50 deputies.

    Edward Haggerty, a 65-year-old retired police detective who was among the first to complete the training, said the critics simply haven't given the program a chance.

    “We’re not going to be out there on anybody’s whim,” he said. “Even with law enforcement and the National Guard, people are stretched pretty thin, so the more forces you can bring to bear to help out the community, the better. It’s a positive thing. I don’t see anything negative to it."

    Volunteer deputy programs exist in law enforcement agencies nationwide.

    NBA great Shaquille O'Neal racked up a number of deputy sheriff and reserve police officer titles from California to Florida. Action star Steven Seagal had a reality show following his exploits as an armed deputy sheriff in Louisiana and Arizona.

    In Westchester County, just north of New York City, volunteer deputy sheriffs are issued a firearm and provide crowd control at parades and other events, according to the county website. They also have assisted during hurricanes, blackouts and presidential visits.

    In Suffolk County, which covers the rest of Long Island, sheriff’s deputies don't need a gun license because they serve as “community ambassadors” and have no policing function according to Victoria Distefano, a spokesperson for Sheriff Errol Toulon.

    A New York county with one of the nation's largest police forces is deputizing armed residents (msn.com)

    That’s here in Long Island this is a straight up call to arms by Republicans! Time to move the fuck off this place 
    Yeah, a bunch of white sneaker wearing middle aged men thinking they're on 'Cops'.
    Middle aged? Seniors. Shouting “get off my lawn,” or “get your hands off my daughter,” or “stop n*****!”
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    Fucking whack job. But why does he speak as if he’s putting on his socks and underwear as he’s talking? Must have been the jab when he was “compliant,” getting all the buzz words in. What a schmuck.
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    mickeyrat said:
    Fucking whack job. But why does he speak as if he’s putting on his socks and underwear as he’s talking? Must have been the jab when he was “compliant,” getting all the buzz words in. What a schmuck.
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    benjs said:
    mickeyrat said:
    Fucking whack job. But why does he speak as if he’s putting on his socks and underwear as he’s talking? Must have been the jab when he was “compliant,” getting all the buzz words in. What a schmuck.
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    wonder if the coke played a role.....
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    benjs said:
    mickeyrat said:
    Fucking whack job. But why does he speak as if he’s putting on his socks and underwear as he’s talking? Must have been the jab when he was “compliant,” getting all the buzz words in. What a schmuck.
    What is Wrong with RFK, Jr.'s Voice? - Dysphonia International
    Who knew? Getting Botox injections in the neck and vocal cords? Ouch! He’s still a schmuck for harassing people with babies on a hiking trail. Just go back to where you came from, obscurity.
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    mickeyrat said:
    Fucking whack job. But why does he speak as if he’s putting on his socks and underwear as he’s talking? Must have been the jab when he was “compliant,” getting all the buzz words in. What a schmuck.
    Naturally he thinks he might have happened from the seasonal flu shot. 
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    i am old enough to remember when the gop was 100% against tariffs of any kind. now all of them are 100% in support of tariffs because dump is. they want to get rid of the income tax and replace it with tariffs, which we will end up having to pay. what a shit show.
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    Senate refectory — and posted online

    Ted Cruzs secret playbook found in Senate refectory  and posted online
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    A playbook belonging to Republican Sen. Ted Cruz — which appears to show how he aims to raise cash to get him reelected for another term in office — was found in the Senate refectory and scooped up by a reporter who posted it online.

    Pablo Manríquez, co-publisher of "Capitol Press" and who describes himself on X as a "hill reporter and oil painter," landed on the tranche of briefing papers that contain innocuous information about the weather in New York this week, but also phone numbers and addresses of such notables such as billionaire Ron Lauder and Wall Street scion John Loeb.



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    Ken Coocoonellie's vision for DHS. And some wonder how its done in 'Murica?

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is a DHS component that the Left has weaponized to censor speech and affect elections at the expense of securing the cyber domain and critical infrastructure, which are threatened daily.2 A conservative Administration should return CISA to its statutory and important but narrow mission.
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    This interview with Lauren Ventrella regarding the ten commandments in Louisiana schools...my god, the level of asinine responses is astounding:  "Don't look at it", "some kids might even need a magnifying glass", "this is not about the five pillars of Islam", "religious scholars may not agree, but I'm gonna tell ya right now, Louisiana in both houses agree".  It's goddamn scary people have brains like this.

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    just watched that. "don't look at it". these people don't give a flying fuck about logic or separation of church and state. they blather on endlessly about the founding fathers and their intent, but when it comes to this issue, they toss the constitution out. 
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    just watched that. "don't look at it". these people don't give a flying fuck about logic or separation of church and state. they blather on endlessly about the founding fathers and their intent, but when it comes to this issue, they toss the constitution out. 
    Exactly. Couldn't the same "don't look at it" be said of drag shows or Pride month?  Of course not, because logical conditions of a cogent argument isn't their thing: bitching is.  
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    And when SCOTUS rules in their favour, POOTWH, along with a repub congress, will sign a bill making any public school that receives federal funding shall be required to post the Ten Commandments that themselves don’t follow. Louisiana- welcomes you to your future.
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    who is going to teach them about the commandments? will they just be on the wall there, or is the teacher supposed to teach them about them?

    what will they say when they get to the one about do not commit adultery, like the man in the picture on the wall that is the twice impeached president of the united states?

    also the one about coveting thy neighbor's goods. don't they know that coveting thy neighbors goods is what keeps the economy going? your neighbor gets something cool, you want to get it too.
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    Yup, those freedom loving literal original constitutionalist really do believe in the Bill of Rights, the constitution and freedom of speech and assembly. No, really they do. So, so snowflakey. Suckers.

    Protesters won’t have access to Milwaukee park eyed near GOP convention venue 

    Officials announced in Friday that two smaller parks — including one further away from the site — will be the designated protest zones during the event.

    Protesters headed to the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee in July will not be allowed to use a large park near the convention venue that had been eyed for demonstrations. Officials in charge of the convention’s security announced Friday that two smaller parks — including one further away from the site — will be the designated protest zones during the event.

    The decision comes after a months-long pressure campaign by prominent Republicans who had raised safety concerns about holding demonstrations in Pere Marquette Park, a large outdoor area close to Milwaukee’s Fiserv Forum.

    Both Republican and Democratic Party officials are expecting large protests for their conventions this summer, and GOP officials expressed fear that demonstrators and convention attendees could clash if they were in proximity.

    At a news conference in Milwaukee on Friday, city and federal authorities displayed a map showing that Pere Marquette Park would be located within the convention’s inner security perimeter — meaning that only individuals with a documented need to enter, such as convention attendees and volunteers, will be allowed through.

    The authorities said that the protest zones would be located at two sites on opposite ends of the convention’s outer security perimeter, an area where vehicles must be screened but that generally remains accessible to the public.

    One of the zones, Haymarket Square Park, is just northeast of Fiserv Forum. Another zone, Zeidler Union Square, is five blocks south of Fiserv Forum.

    The fight over the location of the convention’s “First Amendment zone” has stretched for several months among top Republican Party officials, Secret Service officials and local officials in Wisconsin.

    City leaders have said they are required to have a designated area within “sight and sound” of the convention area, and they wanted to use Pere Marquette Park. They also said they were going to use the same park for the Democratic National Convention in 2020, which was scuttled because of the pandemic.

    When asked if the RNC was satisfied with the plan for the two protest zones, convention spokesman Kush Desai said in a statement that ensuring safety while also standing up for First Amendment rights “have always been topmost priorities” for the convention.

    “We look forward to continuing to collaborate closely with the U.S. Secret Service as well as local law enforcement to ensure the best possible convention experience for everyone,” Desai added.

    The ACLU of Wisconsin filed a lawsuit against the city of Milwaukee earlier this month over demonstrators being denied an area within “sight and sound” of the convention area. Although parties attempted to mediate, ACLU of Wisconsin staff attorney Tim Muth said in a statement on Friday that “the divide was too great to bridge” and they’re proceeding with their case.

    “We were surprised and disappointed to see how many blocks of Downtown Milwaukee the Secret Service has declared off limits to anyone but convention attendees. The large size of this zone makes it more critical than ever that the City take steps to allow for effective opportunities for expression and assembly by those with differing viewpoints,” Muth said in his statement, later adding that the “expansion of the credentialed zone all the way to the Milwaukee River and including Pere Marquette Park cannot be justified.”

    In a tense 45-minute meeting last month, U.S. Secret Service officials said they were aware of no “unrest” related to the protests in the park. Many local activists have said they fear Republicans just want to move protesters farther away from the GOP’s presidential nominee, Donald Trump, and believe they should be closer than Pere Marquette Park, not farther away.

    In his statement on Friday, Muth called the security perimeter’s expansion “an impermissible concession to the Republican National Committee, which did not want to see or hear demonstrators near its convention.”

    At the two demonstration zones, the city of Milwaukee will provide speaker’s platforms with audio equipment and a podium. There have been more than 100 applications filed by individuals wanting to speak at the designated platforms, the officials said at Friday’s news conference.

    A parade for demonstrators is also expected to take place around Zeidler Union Square for the four days of the convention.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/elections/2024/06/21/gop-convention-protesters-milwaukee-park/

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    Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 37,158
    And the party of law and order practicing what they preach. And exercising their 2A rights while sexually assaulting someone. Allegedly.

    Michigan lawmaker faces sex assault investigation after 3 a.m. arrest

    Police recommended multiple felony charges, including assault and a weapons offense, against Republican state Rep. Neil Friske.

    A conservative state lawmaker in Michigan is facing a sexual assault investigation after he was arrested just before 3 a.m. Thursday in Lansing.

    The Lansing Police Department on Friday requested felony charges of sexual assault, assault and a weapons offense against Rep. Neil Friske, a 62-year-old Republican representing parts of northern Michigan who is seeking reelection this year.

    Friske did not immediately respond to a request for comment Friday.

    Friske had not been formally charged as of Friday afternoon. According to the office of Ingham County Prosecutor John J. Dewane (D), an investigation is ongoing into the late-night incident, which began when police responded to reports of a man with a gun and possible shots fired.

    “During the course of the initial investigation, law enforcement officers learned of a possible sexual assault of an adult female and they arrested a 62-year old male, Kornelius Friske,” Dewane’s office said, using the lawmaker’s full first name.

    Police arrested Friske around 2:45 a.m. Thursday and took him into custody. The block where police said Friske was arrested is where he purchased a condo in January, according to property records.

    The lawmaker was released Friday.

    Hours after Friske’s early-morning arrest Thursday, his campaign defended him in a statement, writing: “As many of us know, Rep Friske is always exercising his 2nd Amendment right.”

    In its statement, Friske’s campaign cast the arrest as suspicious due to the forthcoming release of absentee ballots for Michigan’s Aug. 6 primary. The campaign also accused Friske’s “opponent” of having “deep-state ties” but did not specify whether it was referencing his Republican primary challenger or the Democrat vying to represent Michigan’s 107th District.

    Parker Fairbairn, Friske’s Republican primary challenger, in a statement Friday said Friske deserves “the presumption of innocence until proven guilty” but called the assemblyman’s voting record “abysmal and immoral.”

    “Neil deserves his time in court, and the people of the 107th deserve better than Neil,” Fairbairn said.

    As a member of the conservative Michigan House Freedom Caucus, Friske has supported hard-line immigration policies and introduced legislation to curb abortion access, including an unsuccessful bill that would have banned the use of prescription pills for medication-induced abortions.

    Friske’s critics in the state’s Democrat-led legislature demanded accountability for the Republican lawmaker, with State Rep. Phil Skaggs (D) saying on X that if the sexual assault allegations are true, Friske should “resign from the Michigan House immediately.”

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2024/06/21/neil-friske-arrested-gun-michigan/

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    VitalogensiaVitalogensia Posts: 1,978
    Boebert won her primary by nearly 30 percentage points?  Well, if that isn't fucking hysterical, I'm not sure what is.
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    cblock4lifecblock4life Posts: 1,540
    I don’t know where to put it but obviously the GOP is behind this

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/oklahoma-superintendent-orders-schools-teach-bible-ryan-walters/

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