More than 100 Los Angeles firefighters suspended without pay over vaccine mandate

A total of 113 Los Angeles firefighters have been placed on leave without pay for refusing to comply with the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, according to local reports.

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Biden-Putin call: Analysts say US president may still have a chance to derail Ukraine invasion

With a massive build of Russian troops near Ukraine’s border, Russia’s Vladimir Putin is indicating a willingness to risk a military conflict, but analysts say while the threat is serious, an invasion is not certain.

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10 anti-fascists charged for alleged attacks on California pro-Trump protesters: ‘Violent criminal acts’

Prosecutors in San Diego filed charges against at least 10 anti-fascist protesters who allegedly tried to disrupt a pro-Trump rally earlier this year with “violent criminal acts.”

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California state, federal politicians silent after AOC doubts existence of smash-and-grab robberies

Democratic California political leaders have remained silent on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s comment appearing to doubt the existence of smash-and-grab robberies.

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Virginia Elementary school struggled to shield children from explicit anti-Biden sign: ‘Violence’

Oh wow, so saying “F” Biden is violent.  Get a grip.  Kids have already heard those words, and most have already used them. A Virginia elementary school was considering installing a privacy screen along a portion of its playground so students could not read an explicit political sign that one resident placed on their property across the street.

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Economists dial up inflation targets amid rising wages, strong consumer demand: NABE

Economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics are predicting that annual inflation will remain above 2% over the next three years as a result of rising wages and strong demand for goods and services.

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Senate set to vote on bill barring Biden vaccine mandate, likely to pass with Manchin support

Never fear, finger rapin’ Joe will veto it. The Senate is set to vote this week on a resolution to nullify President Biden’s vaccine mandate for private companies, as Republicans and at least one Democrat push back on the administration’s rule requiring vaccines or inconvenient testing rules for workers at large businesses.

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NYC Mayor De Blasio announces vaccine mandate for private sector workers

Screw De – Blow – Z – O, mandates aren’t law, and he can’t order anything.  Only legislatures can make laws. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday issued a “preemptive strike,” mandating that all private sector employees in the Big Apple be vaccinated against COVID-19 amid the new threat posed by the omicron variant beginning Dec. 27.

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Afghanistan: Taliban warned against targeting former security forces

The US and a host of allied countries have called on the Taliban to end the targeted killings of former members of Afghan security forces.

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President Biden could make Russia pay if it invades Ukraine

Let’s get one thing straight here.  Finger rapin’ Joe can’t do squat, he only does what his puppet masters tell him to do. The Biden administration has plenty of options to make good on its pledge to punish Russia financially if President Vladimir Putin invades Ukraine, from sanctions targeting Putin’s associates to cutting Russia off from the financial system that sends money flowing around the world.

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