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Former Michigan Governor Charged In Flint Water Scandal

By Tyler Durden By now, most of America probably remembers the Flint, Mich. water crisis as one of the biggest scandals of the Obama era. But nearly seven years after the impoverished city’s drinking water was found to be contaminated, former GOP Gov. Rick Snyder (who was widely vilified in the press over his involvement…

Signed by the Governor: New York Puts Moratorium on Facial Recognition in Schools

By Michael Maharrey Today, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill placing a temporary moratorium on facial recognition technology in the state’s schools. The new law will not only help protect privacy in New York, but it will also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Assm. Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster)  introduced Assembly Bill 6787…

Open Letter To Governor Brown: The Data Confirms “It’s Time To Re-Open Oregon’s Businesses”

Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, I’m a proud native Oregonian.  I’ve lived in Asia, Europe, and traveled most of the world, but I choose to live in Oregon. It’s that good.  Oregon is also great because it is a political and social dichotomy.  Ultra liberal Portland, Eugene, Bend vs ultra conservative rural Oregon….

Governor Wants Kids to Rat Out Their Parents for Covid Violations (And Other Dystopian Weekly News)

By Simon Black, Sovereign Man Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice. 90-year-old nursing home resident chooses assisted suicide over another lockdown A Canadian woman, Nancy…

Wisconsin Governor Says Trump Trying To ‘Seize’ Electoral Votes

President Trump’s late Tuesday attempt to overturn Wisconsin’s election results is an “assault on democracy,” according to attorneys for Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in a filing with the state Supreme Court. The filing comes as the highest court in the state mulls Trump’s request to disqualify over 221,000 ballots in heavily Democratic Dane and Milwaukee…

Maryland Governor Expands COVID-19 Snitch Line, Says “No Constitutional Right” To Go Maskless

By Tyler Durden Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) says Americans have ‘no constitutional right’ to refuse wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic, likening it to refusing to wear a seat belt or follow the speed limit. “It’s sort of like saying I have a constitutional right to drive drunk, I have a constitutional right…

Maryland Governor Expands COVID-19 Snitch Line, Says ‘No Constitutional Right’ To Go Maskless

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) says Americans have ‘no constitutional right’ to refuse wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic, likening it to refusing to wear a seat belt or follow the speed limit. “It’s sort of like saying I have a constitutional right to drive drunk, I have a constitutional right to not wear…

OR Governor Encourages Calling Police on Neighbors that Break Punishable by Jail Time Covid Orders

By Joe Jankowski As the holidays approach, Oregon Governor Kate Brown has encouraged residents to call the police on their neighbors if they break any of the state’s newly passed COVID-19 restrictions that come with the consequence of a large fine and potential jail time. “This is no different than what happens if there’s a…

“You Are Such A Dick” – New Jersey Governor Heckled While Enjoying Mask-Free Meal With Family

New Jersey Gov Phil Murphy has become the latest top-ranking Democratic leader to be confronted by angry proles while simply trying to enjoy a meal at a restaurant with his family. Popular Twitter account Breaking 911 has posted videos showing the New Jersey governor eating outside mask-less. WATCH: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is confronted…

Governor Forced to Back Down as Citizens Stand Up to Threats of Arrest Over Mask Order

By Matt Agorist Across the world, governments are using their only tool — which is force, or the threat of — in a futile attempt to fight COVID-19. Because the government does not act on logic and reason and instead makes knee jerk reactionary measures that almost always end in loss of freedom, the citizens…

Erdogan Fires Turkish Central Bank Governor, Launching Full-Blown Currency Crisis

Back in July 2019, when Turkey’s economy was in freefall and its inflation was soaring following a historic currency crash in mid-2018, and shortly after Erdogan became a de facto executive and unopposed ruler of Turkey, the Turkish president had a brilliant idea: take decades of monetary orthodoxy and flip them on their head. Faced…

Michigan Governor Whitmer Goes Full Orwell, Demands Full Names, Phone Numbers For Restaurant Customers

By Tyler Durden Effective this week, diners in Michigan are now going to be required to produce their full name and contact information simply for wanting to eat out at a restaurant or bar. Ironically, it’s likely more information than citizens are required to produce in order to vote. Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer has moved…

NH State Report on Health and Environmental Effects of 5G and WiFi Issued to Governor; Includes 15 Recommendations

New Hampshire Bombshell Report Documents Scientific Evidence That Questions the Safety of 5G 15 Recommendations Include Reducing Public Exposure to Wireless, Radiation Measurements, Reducing Radiation from Cell Phones and Protection of Trees and Bees  On November 1, 2020, the New Hampshire Commission to Study the Environmental and Health Effects of Evolving 5G Technology has released its…

Nevada Governor to pardon over 15,000 people charged with cannabis possession

Cannabis has been legal for recreational use in Nevada for a few years now, and has become a significant part of the state’s economy. Unfortunately, even though the substance is legal, many people are still in prison on cannabis-related charges and many others have criminal records from cannabis arrests that prevent them from attaining certain…