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Tuesday, December 22

Dad Brings Gun to Hospital and Saves Son's Life

In January, Pickering grabbed a gun, marched into Tomball Regional Medical Center and became locked in an hours long stand-off with police. Pickering's son, George Pickering III, was in the critical care unit on life support. MORE

Muslims Shield Christians When Al-Shabaab Attacks

Their M.O. is a tried and terrifying one: Launch a raid, single out Christians, and then spray them with bullets. But when Al-Shabaab militants ambushed a bus Monday, things didn't go according to plan. MORE

Navy Stealth Destroyer Rescues Fisherman

The USS Zumwalt has yet to officially join the Navy's fleet as one of its most advanced destroyer ships, but it has already helped bring a man to safety. The advanced guided missile destroyer, which boasts stealth capabilities and will one day help support Special Operations forces, responded on Saturday to a distress call from a fishing boat off the coast of Maine. MORE

SpaceX Lands Rocket After Launching it Into Space

SpaceX sent a Falcon rocket soaring toward orbit Monday night with 11 small satellites, its first mission since an accident last summer. Then in an even more amazing feat, it landed the 15-story leftover booster back on Earth safely. MORE

Trump Demands Apology From Hillary, Gets Blunt Response

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump on Monday demanded Democratic rival Hillary Clinton apologize for falsely claiming the Islamic State is using videos of him to recruit new fighters — and now the Clinton campaign is out with a blunt two-word response. MORE

Wyoming School Tells Students to Only Pray in Private

Do students need permission to pray? The principal of a Wyoming school thought so, until she was confronted with the First Amendment. MORE

 

Monday, December 21

Lindsey Graham Drops Out of 2016 Republican Presidential Race

Republican presidential candidate Lindsey Graham is dropping out of the 2016 race for the White House. The South Carolina senator, who revealed the news in a CNN interview this morning, is the fourth GOP contender to drop out of the race, following Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. MORE

'Star Wars' blasts box office records on opening weekend

To say that the force is strong with this one is an understatement. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" brought in a galactic $238 million over the weekend, making it the biggest North American debut of all time according to studio estimates on Sunday. MORE

New trial for Baltimore officer in Freddie Gray death set for June

A Baltimore police officer will face retrial on a manslaughter charge over the death of black detainee Freddie Gray starting on June 13, a Maryland judge ruled on Monday, after the officer's first trial ended in a deadlocked jury. MORE

Boy Scouts help save leader from bear attack

A New Jersey Boy Scout leader fought off an attacking black bear with a hammer while hiking at a local reservoir Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Christopher Petronino, 50, was showing a cave to three young Scouts when the bear grabbed him and pulled him inside. MORE

Major Gun Manufacturer Steps in to Help 2-Year-Old Diagnosed With Rare Cancer

At just 2-years-old, Kellen Findley has experienced an overwhelming amount of medical problems. And so 42 custom-designed guns have been produced by Henry Repeating Arms manufacturing company that will be auctioned. The proceeds from the firearms, custom Henry Golden Boys, will be given to the Findley family to help with medical expenses.MORE

Las Vegas Strip sidewalk: Driver hits dozens of pedestrians in 'intentional' act

The woman who drove her car onto a sidewalk along the Las Vegas Strip, killing one person and injuring 37 others, has been identified as 24-year-old Lakeisha N. Holloway, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Sheriff Joe Lombardo said. MORE

 

Friday, December 18

Audience members recite Bible passage deleted from ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’

Though Johnson County school officials deleted a Bible passage from a student production of A Charlie Brown Christmas despite protests, several adults in the audience at Thursday’s performance recited the lines normally spoken by the character Linus, a video shows. MORE

Radio Host Glenn Beck Says Trump Winning Presidential Nomination Would Be ‘End to Republican Party’

The feud between former Fox News commentator and current radio host Glenn Beck and Donald Trump escalated this week. Beck has been critical of Trump for months, but added new fire to the fight between himself and Trump during an interview with Fox’s Megyn Kelly this week. MORE

Glenn Beck Hits Back At Trump After The Billionaire’s Attack, And It’s Hilarious

On Wednesday, founder of The Blaze and top conservative talk show host Glenn Beck appeared on FOX New’s The Kelly File with Megyn Kelly to discuss, among other things, the fifth GOP debate. MORE

A Majority Of Americans Oppose 'Assault Weapons Ban' – Highest Number On Record

President Obama is the best sales person for guns and the worst spokesperson for gun control. New polls out. Majority OPPOSE an assault weapons ban. THE HIGHEST NUMBER ON RECORD! MORE

Glenn Beck’s Charity Raised More Than $12 Million for Evacuation of Iraqi Christians

Joseph and Michele Assad, former U.S. counter-terrorism officers, helped arrange for 25 families, 149 refugees in all including 62 children, to board a privately-chartered plane in the Kurdistan region of Iraq on Dec. 10, and land in Kosice, Slovakia, where they will be granted asylum within a month. MORE

 

Thursday, December 17

Little Boy Asks Mall Santa To Pray With Him For Beautiful Reason

While picture time with Santa often involves, well, a picture with Santa, this little boy used his photo op for a completely selfless purpose instead. Prestyn Barnette, a 4-year-old who lives in West Columbia, South Carolina, was featured in a viral photo, kneeling on the ground, praying with a mall Santa. MORE

House Passes $1.1T Omnibus Spending Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed with overwhelming support a massive $1.1 trillion “omnibus” spending bill to fund government operations until Sept. 30. The bill passed 359-67. Sixty-four Republicans and three Democrats voted against it. The bill will now head to the Senate for debate and final passage. It is expected to either pass or fail by the end of this week. MORE

Defense Secretary Used Personal Email for Work

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he "should have known better" than to use his personal email for work-related matters. His remarks follow a report in the New York Times which said Carter used personal email to conduct some work matters during his first months at the Pentagon—a violation of Defense Department rules—and even after Hillary Clinton came under fire for doing the same while secretary of state. MORE

Google Doodle Honors Beethoven's 245th Year With a Musical Game

No one can ever do what Beethoven did, but today, you can replicate his talent as a composer in a very small way. Google is paying tribute to Ludwig van Beethoven on Thursday by turning the Google Doodle into a musical game. No one's sure of the artist's exact birthday, but Dec. 17 marks the 245th anniversary of his baptism. MORE

Hundreds of Ministers Enroll in Firearm Expert's Free Gun-training Course

A firearms expert has been hosting free self-defense courses for ministers and their congregations to address the increase in violence directed toward churches. In an interview with the Christian Post, Peabody shared that about 500 ministers have taken his course, which includes instruction in a classroom setting as well as training at a gun range. MORE

Disney Parks, SeaWorld Orlando Announce New Security Measures

Officials at Disney theme parks in Florida and California announced Thursday they were boosting security and banning toy guns, as SeaWorld in Orlando confirmed it was taking similar steps to protect tourists. Disney parks are adding metal detectors and deploying more security guards and trained dogs, the company confirms. In addition to the toy gun ban, workers are removing the items from its shops, including squirt guns. MORE

 

Wednesday, December 16

MIT Researchers Predict How Boring Your Selfie Is

Think your selfie is, like, the best ever? Brainiacs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be the judge of that. Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have created an algorithm they claim can predict how memorable or forgettable an image is almost as accurately as a human—which is to say that their tech can predict how likely a person would be to remember or forget a particular photo. MORE

Record 53% in U.S. Oppose Ban on Assault Weapons

For the first time in 20 years of ABC News/Washington Post polling, a majority of Americans oppose banning assault weapons, with the public expressing vast doubt that authorities can prevent “lone wolf” terrorist attacks and a substantial sense that armed citizens can help. The national survey shows that just 45 percent favor a ban on assault weapons, down 11 percentage points from a poll in 2013. Americans by 47-42 percent think that encouraging more people to carry guns legally is a better response to terrorism than enacting stricter gun control laws. MORE

Suspects Linked to Paris Attacks Arrested in Austria Refugee Center

No need to worry about refugees. No way would ISIS members or sympathizers be found in their ranks, right? Wrong. Two people have been arrested at a refugee center in the Austrian city of Salzburg on suspicion of being connected to last month's Paris attacks, the Salzburg prosecutors' office said on Wednesday. Yet more evidence that vetting of refugees entering the U.S. is critical. MORE

House to Vote Friday on Spending Bill

Just in time for the Christmas, GOP leaders told rank-and-file members the House will vote on the tax-extenders package on Thursday and the omnibus spending bill on Friday, the last business for Congress before the holidays. Ryan has pledged to follow House rules, which state that bills can only be brought to the floor three days after they are introduced — a way to give members enough time to read them. House lawmakers will need to pass a stopgap funding measure on Wednesday to ensure the government can keep its lights on. MORE

Putin Signs Bill Making Russia Untouchable by International Law

President Vladimir Putin signed a law Tuesday giving Russia the right to decide for itself whether or not international human rights court rulings should be implemented in the country. The Russian Constitutional Court can now pronounce any ruling “non-executable” if it doesn’t comply with the Russian constitution. The law comes after a verdict from the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) last year which forced the Russian government to pay more than $2 billion to shareholders of the Yukos oil company. MORE

Backyard Bonanza: Medieval Outhouses and Roman Roads Unearthed

Backyards haven't changed much over the past 1,000 years or so, new archaeological findings suggest. Rubbish pits, storage areas, outhouses, wells and short walls to keep the neighbors at bay are a few of the things that archaeologists in England recently unearthed while digging beneath an old bus depot in the city of Leicester. Dating back to the 12th through 16th centuries, the backyards also covered up the place where two second-century Roman roads once intersected. MORE

 

Tuesday, December 15

L.A. Schools Close Due to Bomb Threat

The morning commute took an unexpected turn for Los Angeles parents this morning when the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) announced all public schools were ordered closed due to a credible bomb threat at multiple locations. Some students were already on site when the announcement came. LAUSD is the second largest in the nation and enrolls more than 640,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade. MORE

ISIS Murders 38 Disabled Infants

As Glenn As Glenn stated on air Monday, ISIS is evil. Islamists are evil. Nothing proves that more than the latest news being reported by Mosul Eye that the terror group has targeted children with disabilities. Reminiscent of Nazi-style extermination, ISIS has reportedly killed by lethal injection 38 disabled infants and issued a fatwa to kill children with Downs Syndrome. Mosul Eye is considered one of the most accurate chronicles of life under IS rule. MORE

SAS Sniper Kills Five ISIS Jihadis With Three Bullets

A British special forces sniper wiped out five jihadis on their way to carry out a terror attack, potentially saving hundreds of lives in an ISIS-controlled area of Iraq. After the terrorists were spotted leaving a bomb-making factory wearing heavy coats in hot weather -- a sign they were hiding suicide vests -- the veteran sniper was given the go-ahead. The first shot hit a jihadi in the chest and detonated his vest, killing him instantly along with two other jihadis in a nearby car. The second bullet hit an ISIS militant the head, while the third bullet struck another jihadi's suicide vest. MORE

House Republicans Try to Defend Christmas

Starbucks solid red cup continues to brew controversy. In an attempt to protect our Judeo-Christian heritage and declare support for Christmas, 36 House Republications have signed a resolution stating the House “strongly disapproves of attempts to ban references to Christmas” and “expresses support for the use of these symbols and traditions by those who celebrate Christmas.” The measure comes after Starbucks encountered controversy this holiday season for unveiling minimalist red cups. MORE

Football Coach Sidelined for Praying Fights Back

Coach Joe Kennedy who was removed from his job for praying at the 50-yard line after games filed a federal complaint today with the Equal Opportunity Commission, arguing the school discriminated against him based on his faith. Kennedy is being represented by the Liberty Institute which is requesting the school reinstate the coach and allow him to privately engage in religious expression. MORE

Turkish Citizens Supplied ISIS With Sarin Gas

A member of the Turkish opposition claims that Turkish citizens within the country are selling sarin gas to the deadly terror organization. Turkey has not yet confirmed the report, which could possibly strengthen Russia’s claim that Ankara is aiding ISIS. According to the report, which has not been confirmed yet, the components of the dangerous gas were smuggled “under the nose” of the Turkish government. MORE

The Senate Judiciary Committee was set to vote on subpoenas to compel Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify on alleged censorship and bias across their platforms. But that all changed when Republican committee members "expressed reservation about the maneuver," Politico reports.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who chairs Judiciary's Subcommittee on the Constitution, was definitely not one of the committee members with cold feet. On the radio program Tuesday, he told Glenn Beck that he's fighting "vociferously" to ensure Dorsey and others testify before the November 3rd election.

"Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg are both going to testify. They're are going to testify in person. They're going to testify before Election Day. That's what I think should happen," Cruz said. "That's what I'm fighting vociferously to happen. Right now, the companies are negotiating with the chairman's office to discuss terms to come voluntarily. I don't give a damn whether they come voluntarily or under subpoena. They need to testify in person and answer questions for the American people about why they are trying to steal this election, to suppress the free speech, and to censor the press."

The subpoenas would require Big Tech leaders to testify on the alleged "suppression and/or censorship" of two consecutive blockbuster stories from the New York Post. The first story was about emails that allegedly came from Hunter Biden's computer which are currently being investigated by the FBI, and the second was based on additional emails that allegedly showed communist China directly offering millions of dollars to then-Vice President Joe Biden.

"Big Tech stepped in, and they've done something they've never done before," Cruz explained. "We know that Big Tech has been censoring individual conservatives, trying to suppress conservative speech. But the step they took here is, they blocked if any individual user tried to share either of the New York Post stories, [they] were blocked ... Sharing a news story, from a major media outlet is part of democracy, part of free speech. And not only that, they blocked the New York Post itself. Right now, today, the New York Post is not being allowed to post its own damn stories on corruption. This is ridiculous. It's a threshold that's never been crossed before, of Silicon Valley oligarchs declaring the authority to determine what the press is allowed to report, and who is allowed to see it."

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If we learned nothing from the media over the past 4 years it's that colluding with a foreign entity to either win an election or for personal gain is absolutely grotesque. Well, that depends on whether you have a (D) or (R) before your name anyway. President Trump was impeached on rumor and innuendo yet Joe Biden has all but skated on his corruption up to this point.

Below is a timeline that shows the level of corruption and the lengths the Biden's went to in order to build that family's wealth and influence internationally.

2009

In 2009, Joe Biden was the brand-new Vice President and John Kerry was a U.S. Senator. Just five months after Joe was sworn in, his son Hunter, and Kerry's stepson, Christopher Heinz, formed an international private equity firm called Rosemont Capital. It had several different branches, including one called Rosemont Seneca Partners.

2010

Just nine months after Rosemont Seneca opened its doors, Hunter Biden went to China for meetings with executives from China's biggest banks, and its sovereign wealth and social security funds. That's unheard-of access for a brand-new firm. Was it just coincidence that at the same time Hunter was meeting these Chinese bigwigs, his dad was meeting with China's then-president Hu Jintao in Washington DC at a nuclear security summit?

2011

In May 2011, Joe Biden met with Chinese officials for the U.S.-China Strategic & Economic Dialogue conference in Washington. Just two weeks later, Hunter Biden went to Taiwan for meetings with the same Chinese financial giants he'd met in China in 2010, plus some new ones.

2013

By December 2013, Joe Biden was enjoying his second term as VP, and John Kerry was now Secretary of State. That's when Joe traveled to Beijing on an extended official trip and Hunter traveled with him on Air Force Two.

During their stay, Vice President Biden met with President Xi and Hunter was mostly out of sight. We don't know exactly what he was up to, but the deal finalized between Rosemont Seneca and the Bank of China just ten days after the Bidens' trip pretty much gives it away. The most powerful financial institution in China formed a joint venture with tiny Rosemont Seneca to create a giant new investment firm called Bohai Harvest RST – the "RS" stands for Rosemont Seneca.

The firm is often called "BHR" for short.

Hunter Biden was a member of the Board. Remember, the Bank of China is government-owned, which means its business is completely intertwined with the goals of the Chinese Communist Party. BHR also got the freedom to operate in the newly created Shanghai Free-Trade Zone where, over the next six years, it would use $2.5 billion of Chinese government money to invest in China, as well as in other countries, including the U.S.

During their Beijing trip, Hunter also introduced Jonathan Li to his dad. Li is Hunter's business partner – he's CEO and Director of BHR.

Hunter arranged for Joe to meet Li in the lobby of the hotel where they stayed during their Beijing trip.

2014

In 2014, one of BHR's first major investments was in the China General Nuclear Power Corporation.

CGN is a Chinese government-owned nuclear power company that sold off a stake of the company to outside investors. Problem is, CGN was under FBI investigation for paying informants in the U.S. to steal nuclear secrets.

In 2016, the FBI arrested the ringleader of this nuclear espionage, a man named Allen Ho.

When they arrested Ho, he was using a random code generator to access funds being provided to him from – where else? – the Bank of China.

Yet while this FBI probe was going on, the son of the Vice President owned a stake in the company being investigated. And even after arrests were made, Rosemont Seneca did not alter its relationship with BHR, nor did it divest from CGN, even though it was stealing U.S. nuclear secrets.

2015

In 2015, BHR partnered with the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) to buy an American company called Henniges for $600 million.

AVIC is a gigantic military contractor in China – think Lockheed Martin – that makes fighter jets, bombers and drones. BHR bought 49% of Henniges and AVIC bought 51%.

Henniges is a precision parts manufacturer specializing in anti-vibration technology. The stuff they make is known as "dual use" by the U.S. State Department, which means the technology can also have a military application.

Because of that, the deal had to be approved by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) since it could have national security implications. The thing is, the American side of BHR – meaning Hunter Biden and his pals – had to know there were serious national security implications with AVIC.

The year before they formed a partnership with AVIC, the Wall Street Journal reported how AVIC stole technology related to the U.S. Air Force's F-35 stealth fighter and used it in its own stealth fighter for the Chinese.

How the Committee on Foreign Investment approved that deal remains a mystery. CFIUS does not publicly disclose any information regarding its decisions. Their findings are not publicly announced.

Interesting that China accounted for the largest share – with 74 transactions – approved by CFIUS during Obama's second term (2013-2015).

Under the umbrella of Rosemont Capital was a real estate company called Rosemont Realty. In 2015, a Chinese company called Gemini Investments bought a 75% stake in Rosemont Realty. The company was renamed Gemini Rosemont

Gemini brought $3 billion to the partnership with Rosemont, with the aim of buying "Class A institutional-quality commercial office properties in U.S. markets."

Red flag (literally) – Gemini Investments is a subsidiary of the China Ocean Shipping Company, a.k.a., "COSCO."

COSCO is a Chinese government-owned company. Its headquarters in Beijing is actually next to the headquarters of the Bank of China. COSCO is well-known for its close military ties. It's essentially a branch of the Chinese Navy.

2017

In 2017, BHR invested in Face++. That's the facial recognition phone app built by a Chinese company that is incorporated in a separate app built by the Chinese government. Police in the Xinjiang [Sin-jong] region of China use that app to keep tabs on citizens, and track and detain Uiguhr [Wee-ger] Muslims.

The app allows police easy access to data about Chinese Muslims including things like religious activity, blood type, and even the amount of electricity they use.

2018

In March 2018, a spokesman (Chris Bastardi) for Christopher Heinz (John Kerry's stepson) emailed The Hill to say that Heinz had "no operating role" in Rosemont Seneca, and that he was not involved in any of Rosemont's deals in China (which contradicts Schweizer's report in his book Secret Empires).

Chris Heinz was involved in Rosemont Capital. Rosemont Seneca was established under the same GP as Rosemont Capital, but Chris Heinz had no operating role in it. Chris and his family have no financial interest or investment in Bohai Harvest RST, he has never traveled to China, and he has never met with the firm's Chinese management team or investors.

2019

In October 2019, Hunter Biden's lawyer, George Mesires, said Hunter did not conduct any business on that 2013 trip to Beijing with his Dad.

Mesires said the timing of BHR's business license getting approved was purely coincidental because the paperwork had been submitted months before the Bidens' China trip.

According to Hunter's lawyer, the approval " was not related in any way, shape or form to Hunter's visit."

Hunter Biden finally stepped down from the BHR board last October (2019), but he DID NOT give up his 10% stake in the company.

When Bevan Cooney — the former "junior" business partner to Hunter Biden and Devon Archer — went to jail in 2019, investigative reporter and New York Times bestselling author Peter Schweizer thought he'd never gain access to the damning emails Cooney had promised. That all changed three weeks ago when Schweizer was given complete access to Cooney's gmail account.

Schweizer joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to describe just some of the business deals revealed within these emails — like Hunter working with an alleged Russian criminal and with Chinese communists to secure their assets, or to secure one-on-one time with his dad, then-Vice President Joe Biden. And all of this new information is completely separate from the emails allegedly discovered on Hunter Biden's laptop recently reported by the New York Post.

"So, I want to make this clear. This [Cooney's emails] has nothing to do with what's on the laptop … It didn't come from [Rudy] Giuliani. It didn't come from anybody else, right?" Glenn asked Schweizer.

"That's absolutely correct," Schweizer confirmed.

He briefly explained how Cooney, a former Los Angeles nightclub owner, is currently serving a prison sentence for his involvement in a fraudulent business bond scheme with Biden and Archer. From prison, Cooney gave Schweizer written permission to access his Gmail account.

"This is really important," he noted. "We're not looking at printouts. Not looking at PDFs. We're actually in his Gmail accounts themselves, sifting through these emails. And there's a shocking amount of information about deals involving China, involving Russia, involving all sorts of things they were trying to pull off."

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The king of "No Spin" and bestselling author of "Killing Crazy Horse," Bill O'Reilly joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to talk about the latest developments in Joe Biden's Ukraine and China corruption scandal. Now that some of the details are finally coming out in the open, does the average Democrat care? Maybe, but the Left doesn't seem to.

O'Reilly argued there's more hatred for President Donald Trump now than in 2016, and that some people hate President Trump so much that they'd rather vote for the "senile, corrupt" Joe Biden.

"Hunter got tens of millions of dollars from Ukraine, from Russia, from China because his father was vice president. I have no doubt in my mind," O'Reilly said. "But the hatred for Donald Trump overrides that in the minds of millions of viewers. They're saying, 'You know, we'd rather have the senile corrupt guy than Trump.'"

Asked by Glenn if any other Republican running for president would be met with the same level of vitriol, O'Reilly answered, "The Left is the Left. They don't like America. The want to redo the Constitution. They want to take some of our freedoms, like the Second Amendment and the First Amendment, and change them. And they want to destroy capitalism and replace it with a big centralized government in Washington that controls the economy … but I'm talking about the folks. I have liberal friends and I say to them, 'Do you not understand that when you vote for Biden, you're voting against your own self interest?'"

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