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Hunter’s Prostitute Got $20k Taxpayer Money Just after Joe Biden Sworn In

Hunter Biden's prostitute Cheryl Deboves got over $20k in taxpayer money
Hunter Biden’s prostitute Cheryl Deboves got over $20k in taxpayer money

Las Vegas call girl Cheryl Deboves hit the jackpot after the Bidens moved into the White House when she was handed $20,207, courtesy of the American taxpayer.

According to federal records, Deboves received the tax dollars from the federal government for her “female owned sole proprietorship.”

The money was given to Deboves under the coronavirus Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) bailout.

She listed the funding as saving one job in the field of “Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers.”

Nearly $5 billion in production taxes paid by Texas oil and natural gas industry to date this fiscal year

This July 29, 2020 photo shows an oil rig in Midland, Texas. 

Tony Gutierrez / AP Photo
This July 29, 2020 photo shows an oil rig in Midland, Texas. Tony Gutierrez / AP Photo

Texas oil producers paid a record $666 million to the state in oil production taxes in April – the highest amount in history, representing a 99% increase from April 2021.

The monthly amounts of tax revenue paid by the industry in the past two months alone exceeds the total amount of revenue the industry has paid for an entire year in previous years, according to new data from the state comptroller’s office.

Natural gas producers paid $339 million in taxes, up 46% from April 2021.

Combined, the oil and natural gas industry paid $1.005 billion in production taxes in April.

“The state’s natural gas production tax revenue was an all-time high in May,” the Railroad Commission of Texas, which regulates the industry, said in a statement. “That revenue helps fund education, transportation and other parts of the state budget.”

If Texas were its own country, it would be the world’s third largest producer of natural gas and fourth largest producer of oil.

That’s opposite of the Biden administration, which banned new oil and gas leases on federal lands on the president’s first day in office, negatively impacting some states’ revenue and contributing to record high gas prices and 40-year inflation.

Unlike other states where production is dependent on federal leases, oil and natural gas production primarily occurs in Texas on privately owned land.

Pennies from $5: Gas prices continue daily record high trend

A gas tank driver delivers 8,500 gallons of gasoline at an ARCO gas station in Riverside, Calif., Saturday, May 28, 2022. 

Damian Dovarganes | AP
A gas tank driver delivers 8,500 gallons of gasoline at an ARCO gas station in Riverside, Calif., Saturday, May 28, 2022. Damian Dovarganes | AP

Motorists in 13 states are now paying an average of $5 a gallon or more. New Jersey and Massachusetts joined Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.

Right now, Americans are paying about double the prices they paid when President Joe Biden was elected. Gas prices have consistently risen, hitting new record highs every day for more than a week.

California leads the nation with a national average price of $6.37 per gallon. Several other states are above $5 per gallon and almost all 50 states are at least over $4.50 per gallon.

Diesel gasoline also hit a record high Tuesday at $5.68 per gallon.

US woman pleads guilty to leading ISIS battalion

Allison Fluke-Ekren, a 42-year-old former Kansas resident, allegedly wanted to carry out terrorist attacks on a college campus and shopping mall in the U.S., according to federal authorities. (Alexandria Sheriff's Office)
Allison Fluke-Ekren, a 42-year-old former Kansas resident, allegedly wanted to carry out terrorist attacks on a college campus and shopping mall in the U.S., according to federal authorities. (Alexandria Sheriff’s Office)

Allison Fluke-Ekren broke down sobbing after admitting in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia to conspiring to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization, a charge that carries a maximum 20-year prison sentence.

The guilty plea resolves a criminal case that came to light in January after Fluke-Ekren, 42, who once lived in Kansas, was brought to the U.S. to face accusations that she led an Islamic State unit of women and young girls in the Syrian city of Raqqa and trained them in the use of automatic rifles, grenades and suicide belts.

It is the first prosecution in the U.S. of a female Islamic State battalion leader, said First Assistant U.S. Attorney Raj Parekh, who told a judge that some of the more than 100 women and girls who received training may wish to speak at Fluke-Ekren’s sentencing hearing.

Wells Fargo hits pause on diverse slate hiring policy after ‘fake interview’ debacle

 (Photo by: Lindsey Nicholson/UCG/Universal Images Group via Getty Images / Getty Images)
 (Photo by: Lindsey Nicholson/UCG/Universal Images Group via Getty Images / Getty Images)

The New York Times reported last month that Joe Bruno, a former executive in the wealth management division at Wells Fargo, claimed the company would interview minority candidates for positions to adhere to an informal policy promoting diversity but noticed that the candidates were often interviewing for positions that had already been filled.

Bruno said he was fired last summer after telling his superiors that the sham interviews were “inappropriate” and “ethically and morally wrong.”

According to the Times, Bruno was one of seven current and former Wells Fargo employees who say they were instructed to interview “diverse” candidates even if the decision had already been made to hire a different candidate for the job.

NYC suspect seen throwing woman onto subway tracks in broad-daylight caught-on-camera attack

Terrifying video shows the moments a man physically lifts a woman from a New York City subway platform and pushes her into the train tracks. (NYPD)
Terrifying video shows the moments a man physically lifts a woman from a New York City subway platform and pushes her into the train tracks. (NYPD)

Terrifying video footage shows the moments a man physically lifts a woman from a New York City subway platform and pushes her onto the train tracks in a broad-daylight subway attack. 

The 52-year-old woman was standing on the platform for a southbound train at the Westchester Avenue/Jackson Avenue subway station in the Bronx around 4:40 p.m. on Sunday, the New York Police Department (NYPD) said.

Horrifying video shows the man, who police say was a stranger, lift the woman up and throw her onto the tracks.

Terrorists firebomb pro-life center in Buffalo, New York

CompassCare's Buffalo office firebombed by abortion terrorists
CompassCare’s Buffalo office firebombed by abortion terrorists

CompassCare, a pro-life reproductive health organization that services patients in the Rochester and Buffalo area, said Tuesday that its Buffalo office was “firebombed” by pro-abortion terrorists.

The apparent arsonists also left graffiti on the building that read, “Jane Was Here.”

CompassCare said this was a reference to the radical pro-abortion terorrist group Jane’s Revenge, which took responsibility for firebombing a similar pro-life organization in Madison, Wisconsin last month.

In a May 31, 2022 post on an anarchist website, Jane’s Revenge called for a “night of rage” when the U.S. Supreme Court hands down its ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case concerning Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban.

Drag show for kids

Remember when the Drag Queen Story Hour was controversial?

Well, now it’s taking kids to drag shows at bars. How in the world is this appropriate?

Jason Rantz stopped by Tucker Carlson Tonight with a report. (June 6, 2022)

Public Shocked as LA DA Lets Hit-and-Run Teen Who Targeted a Baby Off Easy | POLITICS | Rubin Report

Dave Rubin of “The Rubin Report” appears on “The Story with Martha MacCallum” to talk about LA county district attorney George Gascon giving an incredibly lenient sentence to a teen hit and run driver who tried to murder a mother and her baby in a stroller.

The surge in crime in Los Angeles is completely predictable as the city has decided to prioritize progressive politics over crime and public safety.

Florida Mother Charged With Manslaughter After Toddler Shoots, Kills Father

Ayala is now in jail on charges incl. Manslaughter by Culpable Negligence & Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
Ayala is now in jail on charges incl. Manslaughter by Culpable Negligence & Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

According to a press release from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, posted on Facebook, Marie Ayala, 26, is jailed with a manslaughter charge after the couple’s 2-year-old toddler accidentally shot her husband, Reggie Mabry, 28, in the back, and he later died.

Police said the toddler’s 5-year-old older sibling told them that the 2-year-old shot their father, and the couple’s third child, a 5-month-old was also at home during the shooting.

Ayala is charged with manslaughter by culpable negligence and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The station reported that the couple were both on probation for child neglect and drug charges and were not allowed to possess a firearm under Florida law.

Episode 19 | Putting Baywatch on Pay Watch | Rip-Off Of The Week 2022

We found that 37 lifeguards made between $50,000 and $247,000 in overtime alone… and there’s MUCH more.

Who knew that LA lifeguards—who work in the sun, ocean surf, and golden sands of California— could reap such unbelievable financial reward?

It’s time we put Baywatch on pay watch. In 2019, we found top-paid lifeguards made up to $392,000.

Unfortunately, today, the pay and benefits are even more lucrative.

Episode 18 | Elon Musk’s Twitter Detractors Funded with Nearly $11M | Rip-Off Of The Week 2022

Elon Musk’s deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion has 26 activist and progressive policy organizations urging the platform’s advertisers to demand that Musk do as they say or face an advertising boycott.

But some of these groups have benefited from our tax dollars while critics say they try to limit free speech and control the flow of information on Twitter.

From firebombing protesters to lying FBI agents, a two-tier justice system sharpens in focus

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TODAY/YOUTUBE/ABC NEWS/YOUTUBE

The optics of disparate treatment again raised howls this weekend when former  Trump economic adviser Peter Navarro, a 72-year-old academic with a spotless criminal record, was handcuffed and shackled after being indicted for contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a congressional subpoena. Exactly a decade earlier, then-Attorney General Eric Holder escaped punishment when DOJ — his own department — declined to prosecute him for defying a similar congressional subpoena in the Fast and Furious scandal.

“Peter Navarro was charged with contempt of Congress by a monopartisan Committee,” conservative write Ben Domenech tweeted. “He got shackles. Eric Holder was held in contempt of Congress by a bipartisan vote of 255-67. He went out to dinner that night. And DC wonders why people believe in the Swamp.”

“It sends an unmistakable message: We can get you anytime, anywhere, on any grounds we choose,” Weingarten wrote on Monday. “You can’t touch even a single one of ours.”

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.), a freshman firebrand and relentless defender of gun rights, went to the House floor in recent days to attack another example. She questioned how Hunter Biden, the president’s son, managed to falsely deny drug abuse on his federal firearms application and avoid any prosecution when his father is now seeking to target many lawful gun owners.

Alan Dershowitz rips Peter Navarro’s “ridiculous” arrest and being shackled

On Monday’s “John Bachman Now,” Alan Dershowitz rips former Trump assistant Peter Navarro’s “ridiculous” arrest and being shackled for repeatedly defying the orders of the House Committee investigating the January 6 riot.

Politics:

New Jersey voter rolls have over 8,000 duplicate registrations, report

The findings by the Public Interest Legal Foundation also show several dozen individuals whose names are on the rolls three times, and a handful have their names on the rolls four, five and even six times.

“New Jersey’s voter registration system, like nearly every other studied by PILF, can be tricked into registering a person multiple times with extremely similar biographical data inputs at the same addresses.” according to foundation analysis published this week and reported by the Epoch Times.

And close to 2,400 individuals listed on the rolls as active voters have a birthday that would make them over 100 years old. 

Swalwell campaign shells out cash on luxury travel in final weeks before primary

In the final eight weeks of California Democrat Rep. Eric Swalwell’s reelection bid, his campaign paid at least $62,000 for  travel-related expenses including at least one European hotel stay, according to Federal Election Commission records.

The records show that from early April to mid May, the campaign paid for luxury hotel stays in such places as Miami, New Orleans, Paris, San Francisco, New York and Washington, D.C.

The hotel stay in Miami in early April alone cost $4,700.

The cost of some airline tickets, each almost $2,000, appear to indicate the congressman was potentially not flying coach during his travels, according to the New York Post.

DeSantis signs bill addressing school safety in wake of Uvalde shooting

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at Miami's Freedom Tower, on Monday, May 9, 2022, in Miami.  (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, File)
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at Miami’s Freedom Tower, on Monday, May 9, 2022, in Miami.  (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, File)

The bill, known as HB 1421, takes several steps to prevent school shootings in the future including requiring school safety officers to make complete crisis intervention training, allowing school safety officers to make arrests on charter school property and requiring school districts annually certify that 80% of school personnel have received youth mental health awareness training.

“Every child needs a safe and secure learning environment,” DeSantis said in a press release.

“By signing HB 1421, we continue to build on the many steps we have taken since 2019 to implement the recommendations of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission, while also making record investments in mental health and school safety.”

EXCLUSIVE: Elise Stefanik Blasts Liz Cheney For Soliciting Donations From Former Trump Aide Her Committee Subpoenaed

(Photo by Joshua Roberts - Pool/Getty Images)
(Photo by Joshua Roberts – Pool/Getty Images)

Megan Small, a former director of campaign operations under President Donald Trump and White House press aide, posted an image on Monday of a Cheney committee mailer that she received. Small, whose maiden name is Powers, was subpoenaed in September 2021 by the House’s January 6 Select Committee.

“Hey @Liz_Cheney, is it standard operating procedure on the Jan. 6 committee to ask subpoenaed witnesses for campaign contributions?” Small wrote, first telling The Federalist she received the mailer on May 21 at her address in Florida.

Reacting to Small’s post, Stefanik said it further underscores how “Liz Cheney is a Far-Left Pelosi puppet,” referring to the House Speaker Democratic California Rep. Nancy Pelosi. Stefanik notably replaced Cheney as House GOP Conference Chair after the Wyoming congresswoman was voted out last May.

Soros trying to ‘buy’ upcoming elections? | Cheryl Chumley

On Tuesday’s ‘John Bachman Now’, Cheryl Chumley commented on George Soros’ extensive financial influence in electing social justice prosecutors and District Attorneys, and how that funding could affect races in 2022.

Bipartisan Senators, Jon Stewart Call On Senate To Pass Legislation For Veteran Victims Of Burn Pits

At a press event on Tuesday, a bipartisan group of senators and Jon Stewart held a press event on Tuesday calling for the Senate to pass Honoring our PACT Act.

Former Acting AG SLAMS Navarro’s arrest for contempt | Wake Up America

Fmr. Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker reacts to the FBI arresting former Trump Advisor Peter Navarro for contempt of Congress.

Tucker Carlson: What is going on here?

Fox News host Tucker Carlson gives his take on Peter Navarro’s arrest over dispute with January 6 committee on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.’

World News:

US, South Korea Fly 20 Fighter Jets in Show of Force Amid North Korea Nuclear Tensions

In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, U.S. and South Korea Air Force fighter jets including South Korea's F-35A stealth fighters – and U.S. F-16 fighter jets, fly in formation during a joint drill on June, 7, 2022. (South Korea Defense Ministry via AP)
In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, U.S. and South Korea Air Force fighter jets including South Korea’s F-35A stealth fighters – and U.S. F-16 fighter jets, fly in formation during a joint drill on June, 7, 2022. (South Korea Defense Ministry via AP)

Tuesday’s display of military readiness came just a day after South Korea and the United States launched eight short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Monday.

The move was “to demonstrate the ability of the combined [U.S.-South Korea] force to respond quickly to crisis events,” the U.S. Forces Korea said, reaffirming Washington’s “ironclad” commitment to the defense of South Korea.

U.S. forces also conducted a bilateral ballistic missile defense exercise with Japan on June 5 to demonstrate “the readiness of the U.S.-Japan alliance to respond to regional threats.”

North Korea launched eight short-range ballistic missiles from four locations on June 5. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said that the missiles traveled 110–670 kilometers (68–416 miles) eastward at altitudes between 25 and 90 km (15 and 55 miles).

The latest missile test marks the North’s 18th round of missile launches this year, with the previous one being on May 25, when it launched three ballistic missiles just hours after President Joe Biden wrapped up his trip to Asia.

Street Fighting Rages as Kyiv Seeks to Hold Sievierodonetsk Gains

A dog stands in a damaged house on the outskirt of Kharkiv, Ukraine, on June 6, 2022. (Ivan Alvarado/Reuters)
A dog stands in a damaged house on the outskirt of Kharkiv, Ukraine, on June 6, 2022. (Ivan Alvarado/Reuters)

The fight for the small industrial city has emerged as a pivotal battle in eastern Ukraine, with Russia focusing its offensive might there in the hope of achieving one of its stated war aims—to fully capture surrounding Luhansk Province on behalf of separatist proxies.

After withdrawing from nearly all the city in the face of the Russian advance, Ukrainian forces staged a surprise counter-attack last week, driving the Russians from a swath of the city centre.

Before Ukraine’s counter-offensive, Russia had seemed on the verge of encircling Ukraine’s garrison in Luhansk Province, cutting off the main road to Sievierodonetsk and its twin city Lysychansk across the Siverskiy Donets river.

But following the counter-offensive, Zelenskyy made a surprise visit to Lysychansk on Sunday, personally demonstrating that Kyiv still had an open route to its troops’ redoubt.

Jammu and Kashmir plagued by terrorist attacks | India News | Latest English News | WION

Security has been on high alert today in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir where four different incidents have threatened regions’ security and stability.

Two terrorists were killed in the border district of North Kashmir’s Kupwara area, one of the terrorists was from Pakistan and the other was a local.

National security: 2 more Hong Kong democrats see case transferred to High Court, where max penalty is life in prison

Tiffany Yuen. File photo: Studio Incendo.
Tiffany Yuen. File photo: Studio Incendo.

Former district councillor Tiffany Yuen and ex-chairwoman of the now-defunct Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions Carol Ng saw their case moved from the West Kowloon Magistrates’ Courts to the higher court on Tuesday. 

They will join 44 co-defendants – including former law professor Benny Tai and prominent activist Joshua Wong – to face trial or sentencing over an alleged conspiracy to commit subversion under the Beijing-imposed security law

The group was said to have organised and participated in an unofficial primary election held in July 2020, with a view to achieve a controlling majority in the legislature.

They stand accused of, if elected, intending to abuse their power as lawmakers to veto budget bills, paralyse government operations and ultimately force the chief executive to resign. 

Hong Kong protester ‘Captain America 2.0’ applies to appeal national security sentence

High Court. Photo: Candice Chau/HKFP.
High Court. Photo: Candice Chau/HKFP.

A Hong Kong protester has filed an application to appeal his sentence under the national security law, claiming that the punishment was too severe for the offence.

Ma Chun-man, nicknamed “Captain America 2.0” for carrying a superhero shield during the 2019 protests, was sentenced to five years and nine months in prison last November after being convicted of inciting secession by District Court Judge Stanley Chan.

He was the second person to be sentenced under the national security law.

Ma was found guilty of inciting secession over chanting slogans and making speeches calling for Hong Kong’s independence on at least 20 public occasions, and via social media, between August and November 2020.

UN body issues ‘antisemitic report’ against Israel, critics charge

The Human Rights Council, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. (AP)
The Human Rights Council, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. (AP)

The Biden administration has yet to comment on the report, but a U.S. State Department spokesperson told Fox News Digital that a response was being worked on. The Biden administration re-joined the U.N. Human Rights Council at the start of the year.

In a series of seven tweets, Israel’s Foreign Ministry slammed the report on Tuesday, terming the COI “nothing more than a waste of money and effort of the United Nations’ systems” and “part and parcel of the witch-hunt being carried out by the Human Rights Council against Israel.” 

Anne Bayefsky, the director of the Touro Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust and president of Human Rights Voices, told Fox News Digital that the commission of inquiry was “rigged from the founding mandate.”

Syria blames IDF for Damascus strike; Israel pledges retribution versus Iran – TV7 Israel News 07.06

1) Militant installations in the southern outskirts of Damascus were struck, last night – in yet another strike which the Assad regime attributed to Israel.

2) Prime Minister Naftali Bennett proclaims, ‘the days in which Iran reigned terror throughout the region absent retribution – has come to an end.’

3) Lebanon’s Iranian-proxy Hezbollah pledges to back the Beirut Government’s claims against Israel’s Exclusive Energy Zones.

Tories head for disaster as Boris clings on.

There are no mechanisms within the Conservative Party to challenge the Prime Minister for another year – unless the rules are changed.

Ukrainian Sniper Allegedly Takes Out Putin’s Private ‘Executioner’

Фото из личного архива Владимира Анданова
Фото из личного архива Владимира Анданова

Vladimir Andonov, 44, believed to be a member of Putin’s Wagner Group, a private army group, was alleged to have slaughtered prisoners of war and civilians, the New York Post reported.

“He was killed overnight during a reconnaissance of the area, along with a comrade, presumably at the hands of a sniper,” according to a Telegram post Sunday.

There was a Russia missile strike in the same town Andonov, who went by the code name “Vaha,” was reportedly killed, according to the Post.

Andonov became renowned as “The Executioner” after the 2014 invasion and annexation of Crimea, volunteering for Putin’s Wagner Group from the Republic of Buryatia, according to Russian newspaper Moskovskij Komsomolets.

Chinese Fighter Jet Intercepted Australian Craft; Biden to Potentially Lift Trump China Tariffs

How do the words “It’s my duty” relate to an over 30-year-old massacre? That’s the new slogan appearing on social media amid the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, as Chinese citizens battle online censorship to commemorate the event.

President Joe Biden is weighing whether to cut tariffs on China as a way to fight U.S. inflation. Will it work? We hear from experts on what might happen.

A supplementary reading list for Chinese high school students is causing a stir. One story in it tells the tale of a Chinese Communist Party member who killed his own wife for the so-called “revolutionary cause”—and he’s portrayed as a model hero.

China is making more waves in the South China Sea—this time involving an Australian military surveillance plane.

Commentary/Opinion:

Armed Teachers

After the shooting in Uvalde, politicians predictably demand gun control.

But might trained, armed, teachers be a better solution?

(Not arming all teachers — just those who volunteer.)

One school district in Texas tried that:

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