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-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Ten Plagues of California Are Turning The Golden State into a Third-World Hell Hole
[PJ] In your typical Third-World megalopolis, basic city functions fall into disrepair, while once-eradicated diseases run rampant -- and the local bigwig boasts about saving the world.

Los Angeles is quickly becoming a typical Third-World megalopolis, and the rest of the state isn't far behind.

Yesterday the New York Post reported "rats running everywhere among piles of decaying garbage," in a "sprawling 50-block area that is believed to be the base for around 4,200 homeless people."

Local columnist Steve Lopez called his city a "giant trash receptacle" and asked, "Did someone turn back the calendar a few hundred years?" No, Steve, the city government turned hard left is all. Although debate fans might note that that's a distinction without a difference.

So where did all that trash come from? Los Angelenos are dumping it out in the streets -- and the city isn't collecting it. Two weeks ago Fox News reported that the problem goes back at least to last October, when the city noticed nine cases of typhus. The city "cleaned up some of the worst piles of garbage," but then they slacked right back off. The huge pile returned quickly, but officials at first said that it "could take up to 90 days before it's cleaned up." The same local news report described it this way:
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/04/2019 01:02 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [278 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The more the government talks about going "green" and "diversity" the more you can be sure they are not doing the basics that residents actually pay for.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 06/04/2019 2:36 Comments || Top||

#2  Appears the south side of Chicago now has openings for some 50 people per week.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/04/2019 2:40 Comments || Top||

#3  If I were Arizona and Nevada I'd be making contingency plans for containment at the border and the airports in case of plague. See - fresh fruit import restrictions (CA,FL) for basically the same reasons.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/04/2019 7:44 Comments || Top||

#4  Seems to be a concomitant and aftermath of Blue governance in many cities and states.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/04/2019 9:52 Comments || Top||

#5  Typhoid, not to be confused with typhus, is also making a comeback. But then, we also had hepatitis A. Dunno when we'll get frogs, locusts and rivers of blood but don't be surprised.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/04/2019 11:21 Comments || Top||

-Land of the Free
Congress to Big Tech: We're Investigating You, Wink Wink
[Victory Girls] There’s a reason I no longer use Google. There’s a reason I’ve started a new account on Parler, the newest competitor to Twitter. And there’s a reason I’m using Facebook less and less these days. But the reason I’m increasingly shunning Big Tech‐particularly social media giants Facebook and Twitter‐is not the reason Congress is suddenly interested in them. Their interest is one of market monopolies...

"The House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that it will hold a series of hearings as part of a bipartisan investigation into whether there is enough competition among U.S. technology companies."
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/04/2019 06:36 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [212 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Big election coming up. Time to spread the profit among the 'Touchables'. Let's all go Chicago! (so do I need to put a /sarc on that?)
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/04/2019 7:38 Comments || Top||

#2  We're Investigating You, Wink Wink Translated: "You were late on payment?"
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/04/2019 9:57 Comments || Top||

#3  Big Tech caught in antitrust crosshairs of both Trump & Congress
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/04/2019 10:44 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
6 Gun Lies (And One Truth) Obama Told In Brazil
[The Federalist] On May 30, former president Barack Obama was a keynote speaker at an event in Brazil. The event, VTEX Day, is billed as "the largest digital innovation event in Latin America."

During a conversation with a host on stage during the digital innovation event, Obama took the opportunity to speak negatively about U.S. gun laws. He said, "Our gun laws in the United States don’t make much sense. Anybody can buy any weapon, any time, without much, if any, regulation. They can buy [guns] over the internet, they can buy machine guns."

His statement to a foreign audience includes six lies about our gun laws and one truth. Let’s start out on a positive note and cover the one true statement first.

’Gun laws in the United States don’t make muc
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/04/2019 01:07 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [237 views] Top|| File under:

#1  They stop people like 0bama, that makes them make sense.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 06/04/2019 2:25 Comments || Top||

#2  ’Gun laws in the United States don’t make much sense'

Nothing in the United States "makes much sense" to Soetoro. Glad to see him back on his hate America tour once again. It's not a job, it's a calling.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/04/2019 2:33 Comments || Top||

#3  Brazilians are more pro gun and are tired of Zeros leftist bs that they have lived under are passionately moving away from.

Bolsonaro sîm. Obama näo.
Posted by: Angairong Flavigum3253 || 06/04/2019 5:05 Comments || Top||

#4  O.K. I took the bait to see what truth he might have possibly been telling. Telling the truth is so foreign to him.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/04/2019 9:55 Comments || Top||

#5  Stopped clock, JQC
Posted by: Frank G || 06/04/2019 10:52 Comments || Top||

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Two weeks of WOT
Tue 2019-06-04
  Sri Lanka Muslim ministers resign en masse over Easter bombings
Mon 2019-06-03
  Houthi rebels launch a drone attack on a military parade for Saudi-led coalition forces in the port city of Aden
Sun 2019-06-02
  Al-Quds rally rejects ‘deal of the century’
Sat 2019-06-01
  Islamic Jihad chief says Gaza groups can fire 1,000 rockets a day at Israel
Fri 2019-05-31
  COAS endorses death sentence for retired brigadier, a civilian for 'espionage, leaking information'
Thu 2019-05-30
  IDF Destroying Hezbollah's Last, Largest Cross-Border Attack Tunnel
Wed 2019-05-29
  22 Released from 'Islamic State Kidnapping' in DR Congo
Tue 2019-05-28
  IS claims responsibility for a Bangladesh explosion
Mon 2019-05-27
  Gunmen raid Burkina Faso church, kill four
Sun 2019-05-26
  Sri Lanka Troops Launch Major Hunt for Islamists Linked to Suicide Attacks
Sat 2019-05-25
  3 killed, 19 wounded in blast inside Quetta mosque ahead of Friday prayers
Fri 2019-05-24
  Emir of Al-Qaeda allied Ansar Ghazwatul Hind, Zakir Musa, has been officially killed
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