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U.S. Approves Sale Of HIMARS Rocket Launchers, Ammunition To Poland
The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of long-range missiles and rockets to Poland in a deal valued at up to $10 billion, the Pentagon said on February 7.
The sale comes as Kyiv praised U.S.-made High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) rocket launchers for battlefield successes such as destroying Russian warehouses and command posts.
The package includes 18 HIMARS launchers, 45 Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) missiles, and more than 1,000 Guided Multiple Rocket Launch System (GMLRS) rockets. Poland would not be able to transfer any of its ATACMS to Ukraine without approval from the United States. To read the original story by Reuters, click here.
Biden’s IRS plans to crack down on waiters’ tips
“Those 87,000 new IRS agents that you were promised would only target the rich…” Mike Palicz, the federal affairs manager at Americans for Tax Reform, tweeted. “They’re coming after waitresses’ tips now.”
Among the program’s features, the agency lists “monitoring of employer compliance based on actual annual tip revenue and charge tip data from an employer’s point-of-sale system, and allowance for adjustments in tipping practices from year to year.”
It also states that participating employers would provide the IRS with annual reports, would receive protection from liability related to “rules that define tips as part of an employee’s pay” and would have the flexibility to implant internal tip reporting procedures “in accordance with the section of the tax law that requires employees to report tips to their employers.”
Dr. Robert Malone Responds To Latest Pfizer Report On Women’s Reproductive Health After Covid-19 Vax
‘Trans Lives Matter’ protesters occupy Oklahoma State Capitol: ‘This is our house!’
Videos showed protesters chanting “this is our house,” and “protect trans kids,” and holding signs that read, “Protect trans rights” and “My body, my freedom,” outside the Capitol building and inside the rotunda.
“Minors can’t vote, can’t purchase alcohol, can’t purchase cigarettes. We shouldn’t allow a minor to get a permanent gender-altering surgery in Oklahoma,” the Republican governor said on the House floor, prompting a standing ovation from Republican lawmakers.
The demonstrators were protesting against Senate Bill 129, or the Millstone Act, which would prohibit Oklahoma doctors from providing gender transition procedures or referral services relating to such procedures to individuals younger than 26.
Republican state Sen. David Bullard said he chose the age of 26 due to scientific findings that say the brain does not fully develop and mature until the mid- to late 20s, according to a press release.
Antifa Protesters Accost Rebel Reporter Katie Daviscourt
Rebel News’ Katie Daviscourt was accosted by Antifa protesters during demonstrations in the streets of Seattle after Memphis PD released bodycam footage showing the tragic death of Tyre Nichols.
Ashley Oosthuizen pens letter from Thailand jail to family and friends
The 22-year-old from George had moved to Thailand after getting an opportunity to be a preschool teacher on the island of Koh Samui after matric in 2018.
It was there that she met a 32-year-old American teacher who was employed at another school on the island and soon the pair were an item.
It is believed Oosthuizen had accepted a package containing MDMA (ecstasy) while working at his restaurant before she was arrested for international drug trafficking.
She received the death penalty, which was commuted to life in prison on August 18, 2021.
Canadian spy registry must be culturally sensitive
‘To deal with threats to national security, we need agencies to be inclusive, diverse and culturally sensitive so Canadians can have trust and confidence that as we are taking actions to mitigate against threats to national security they believe we are consistently going to act in the national interest,’ said Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino.
Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino made the remarks about viewing spies through a careful cultural lens while testifying at the House of Commons Special Committee on Canada-China Relations.
A Conservative private members’ bill, Bill S-237 An Act To Establish The Foreign Influence Registry, a Senate-originated bill, has languished in the upper chamber since February 2022.
Weaponization of government panel to hold first hearing on DOJ’s alleged attack on American civil liberties
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, created the subcommittee that he also chairs. The hearing is set for Thursday at 12:00 p.m.
The first panel will include testimony from Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis. The two senators have teamed together in high-profile investigations involving the FBI, Justice Department, Hunter Biden, Big Tech and more.
Former Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, who has been critical of the government for activities that have allegedly undermined freedom of speech, will join Johnson and Grassley on the first panel.
The second panel will feature George Washington University Law Professor Jonathan Turley, who will focus on censorship in the United States; former FBI agent Thomas Baker, who will speak to the need for an independent bureau; and former FBI agent Nicole Parker, who left the bureau after believing it had become weaponized for political purposes.
Top law enforcement group comes out swinging against anti-police Biden nominee
EXCLUSIVE: The nation’s top group representing sheriffs urged top Democratic and Republican lawmakers to oppose President Biden’s beleaguered nominee for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) said Gigi Sohn, whom Biden renominated for a vacant FCC seat last month after her nomination stalled in 2022 over concerns about her views, has promoted “alarming” statements about law enforcement.
They noted that Sohn has used her Twitter account to like and retweet posts from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., arguing in favor of defunding the police. The letter added that Sohn once liked a “troubling” tweet that suggested “a few bad cops” should represent all cops.
Sohn has also faced criticism for once sharing a tweet saying former President Donald Trump was a “raggedy white supremacist president” and sitting on the board of an organization opposed to anti-sex trafficking laws.
And Sohn has been a vocal proponent of net neutrality. The Chamber of Commerce, the nation’s largest business industry group, has warned of Sohn’s “extreme views” and reiterated its call for the Senate to reject her nomination in January.
Tucker: This practice is illegal
Project 21 co-chairman Horace Cooper weighs in on the Biden administration’s history of race-based hiring on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.’
Ingraham: Are there any competent leaders at the White House?
Fox News host Laura Ingraham said the Biden administration has experienced ‘failure as far as the eye can see’ but hasn’t had any accountability on ‘The Ingraham Angle.’
Black Republican slams Dems for saying GOP pushes ‘white nationalism’
The second hearing for the Oversight Committee in the 118th Congress on Tuesday zeroed-in on handling of migration at the southern border – it was the second hearing focusing on the migration crisis, coming just one week after the Judiciary hearing on the same topic.
Chairman James Comer of Kentucky defended the hearing, noting that the powerful Oversight Committee’s job is to make sure Congress is addressing issues properly, and that the hearing Tuesday is the first time the panel is hearing from government workers responsible for securing the border.
Republicans said that while Biden ‘won’t talk about the crisis at our southern border’ during Tuesday evening’s State of the Union address, the Oversight Committee would address it in their hearing earlier in the day.
Democrats, however, accused the GOP-led hearing of ‘amplifying white nationalism.’
Turkey-Syria earthquake: Baby born under rubble of her home and rushed to hospital
The infant’s mother is believed to have gone into labour as the 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit on Monday morning.
However, neither of the girl’s parents nor her four siblings are believed to have survived, according to locals in the small north Syrian town of Jindires.
The miracle infant still had her umbilical cord attached when she was pulled from the wreckage by rescuers.
Footage showed the dust-covered newborn being rushed to safety – she is now receiving treatment in hospital.
WATCH: Fistfight breaks out over smoking on train in France
Paris: An undated video from France is going viral on social media over which twitterati have exploded in outrage. According to several handles that tweeted the short video clip, a father, who is seen trying to stop an alleged migrant from smoking near his young child on a commuter train, is punched right in the face.
The video shows the man exchanging blows after the ‘migrant’ started the fistfight.
Sharing the video on Twitter, journalist Amy Mek said: “Natives must submit to those conquering them or suffer the physical consequences of standing up to them. Father will be labeled a ‘fascist’ ‘islamophobia’.
WATCH: Fire at Latvia factory of US drone supplier to Ukraine
Two-dozen police cars, nine fire engines and five ambulances were at the scene of the fire at the factory run by US firm Edge Autonomy on the outskirts of Latvia’s capital.
“A high-risk fire has occurred in the production building, sparking a lot of smoke,” the fire service said on Twitter.
Videos shared on social media showed a massive fire at the building.
Disinformation experts to be deployed in EU offices globally to counter Russian fake news: Borrell
Experts in disinformation are to be deployed to European Union offices worldwide to counter false narratives spread by malignant actors including Russia and China, the bloc’s top diplomat said on Tuesday.
“All our delegations will be equipped with experts on countering disinformation in many parts of the world in order to make our voice be heard better,” Josep Borrell told a public conference on disinformation in Brussels.
He added that in recent years Russia’s spending to boost its ability to create and disseminate so-called fake news to further its agenda has massively outpaced European investments to counter such interference.
In response, he said, the EU and like-minded partners should create a standardised and interoperable way of sharing data and analysis of foreign disinformation campaigns but also engage more with authorities worldwide to ensure the EU’s voice is heard.
Aus embassy in Turkey is searching for missing Australians
The Australian embassy in Turkey continues its search for Australians unaccounted for in the Turkey-Syria earthquake aftermath, says Australian Ambassador to Turkey Miles Armitage.
“Today we had a number of instances where we were able to make contact with people or find out that they were safe,” Mr Armitage told Sky News Australia.
“So there are some successes but it’s a very grim situation.”
‘F*** Trudeau’ flag nearly costs man his Canadian citizenship
Rebel News’ Drea Humphrey speaks with a Victoria, BC man who says the flag almost cost him his Canadian citizenship after he was told to remove the flag ‘or else’ during his virtual Oath of Citizenship ceremony.
Catholic high school student arrested after suspension for opposing transgender ideology
A Catholic high school student in Canada was reportedly arrested Monday after being suspended for protesting against transgender people’s use of bathrooms and saying there are only two genders – and now he’s appealing to Ontario’s human rights tribunal.
Josh Alexander, 16, said the leadership of St. Joseph’s Catholic High School in Renfrew, Ontario, told him his continued attendance would be “detrimental to the physical and mental well-being” of transgender students, according to The Epoch Times.
The high school junior tweeted that the Ontario Police arrested and charged him after he attempted to attend class in violation of an exclusion order following his suspension earlier this school year.
Israel to aid Turkey and Syria amid earthquake devastation – TV7 Israel News 07.02.23
1) Israel offers Turkey and Syria humanitarian aid following the devastating earthquakes which cost thousands of lives in both countries.
2) Despite extensive efforts, the Red Cross highlights that no single country has the capacity to deal with the devastation left in the wake of the twin earthquakes.
Magnitude 7.8 quake kills over 6,300 people in Turkey and Syria
The death toll from the massive earthquake and aftershocks that flattened buildings in parts of Turkey and Syria a day ago surpassed 6,300 on Tuesday.
Officials warned the death toll would likely rise, as rescue teams searched the rubble of buildings razed by the magnitude 7.8 quake that struck at 4:17am Monday local time (1:17 GMT) just north of Turkey’s Gaziantep, near the Syrian border. Thousands of people were injured in the disaster.
- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared a three-month state of emergency in the provinces hit by the earthquake.
- Erdoğan said Tuesday that 70 countries had offered to assist in search and rescue operations and that the state of emergency would help ensure that the operations could be carried out as quickly as possible, Al Jazeera reported.
3 Stories You MUST Follow & 1 That Will Change EVERYTHING | @glennbeck
Life is stressful, and it’s only getting worse.
So, to make YOUR life easier, Glenn explains the 3 most important news stories you MUST pay attention to, so you can begin to drown out the rest:
ESG, government/private partnerships, and the coming tech revolution with A.I.
He explains the importance of each one, and he details which of these three stories may be the most important…because it will soon change EVERYTHING about our lives.
Glenn: How machines & AI are putting our freedom AT RISK
President Biden’s State of the Union takes place tonight, but Joe likely won’t touch on what could be the biggest story facing us all:
The tech revolution that is changing our lives FOREVER.
In this clip, Glenn details how artificial intelligence (AI), and new technological developments not only will fundamentally transform our lives, but could put our free will and our freedom at risk as well.
Especially since, Glenn says, global elites are the ones running and designing these machines…
Pro-War Propagandists: How Bloodthirsty Media Push US Toward Every New War | SYSTEM UPDATE
This is a clip from our show SYSTEM UPDATE, now airing every weeknight at 7pm ET on Rumble. You can watch the full episode for FREE here: https://rumble.com/v28kp4k-system-upd…
Rufo: This FSU initiative is dividing Americans based on race
Journalist and filmmaker Chris Rufo discusses how FSU is now offering an apparently racially segregated scholarship that deliberately bars White students from applying on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.’
This is the Real State of the Union (Ep. 1945) – The Dan Bongino Show
Here’s what the Biden team is hiding about the spy balloon. In this episode, I address the spying scandal, along with the REAL state of the union.