24 Dec 2020

New Jersey Goes After New York For Taxing Remote Workers
At stake for New Jersey is as much as $1.2 billion credited to its residents for income taxes paid to New York. Before the pandemic, more than 400,000 residents of New Jersey commuted to jobs in New York City. With many of these people now working remotely, their taxes are “more fairly attributed to New Jersey,” state Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio said in a statement.

Pope’s deep-pocket friends may explain sangfroid about money woes
…a new partnership was announced called the “Council for Inclusive Capitalism with the Vatican,” featuring business leaders joining forces with Pope Francis for reform of the global economic order. In effect, the latter story helps explain why the former doesn’t keep Vatican potentates awake at night. How to explain the apparent nonchalance? Consider the Council for Inclusive Capitalism with the Vatican, a partnership between some of the world’s largest investment and business leaders and the Vatican announced Dec. 8. The organization’s aim is to harness the resources of the private sector to support aims such as ending poverty, protecting the environment and promoting equal opportunity.

Hungary Adds New Amendment to Constitution Defining Marriage as Union of One Man and One Woman
The measure, which passed in Parliament by a vote of 134-45, is the 9th amendment to the Fundamental Laws of Hungary. It amends Section L, Paragraph 1 of the Fundamental Laws to read “Hungary protects the institution of marriage as the association between a man and a woman and the family as the basis for the survival of a nation. The foundation of the family is marriage and the parent-child relationship. The mother is a woman, the father is a man.”

Trump threatens Iran after rocket fire on Baghdad embassy
US President Donald Trump threatened Iran on Tuesday afternoon, two days after rockets struck the US embassy compound in Baghdad.

Georgia lawmakers recommend decertification of presidential election results
A committee of Georgia state lawmakers is recommending the decertification of the 2020 presidential election results in the state, which went to Joe Biden. The recommendation comes from the election law study subcommittee of the Standing Senate Judiciary Committee, which issued a report concluding the election “was chaotic and any reported results must be viewed as untrustworthy.”

Volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island triggering earthquake
The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has erupted, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The eruption began late on Sunday within the Halema’uma’u crate located within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. A magnitude 4.4 earthquake hit about an hour after the volcano began erupting. …the situation is “rapidly evolving” and urged communities near Kilauea’s summit and rift zones to “be prepared.”

School district warns teachers of ‘spirit murder’ of blacks
The U.S. educational system is responsible for committing “spirit murder” against black students, teachers were taught at a training session held by Seattle Public Schools. The term was defined as the murder of “the souls of black children every day through systemic, institutionalized, anti-black, state-sanctioned violence.” teachers also were urged to “bankrupt [their] privilege,” recognize their “thieved inheritance” and “commit to the journey” of anti-whiteness, even if their “lizard brain” makes them fearful of having a conversation about racism.

Top Pakistani Islamic Cleric: It’s Time for Peace with Israel
A religious and political leader named Maulana Muhammad Khan Sherani proclaimed at a conference on Saturday that he backs the normalization of Israel and Pakistan, according to a report by British-Pakistani journalist Noor Dahri. “This is an international issue, I support the recognition of Israel,” Sherani announced. “Educated Muslims have to understand that the Quran as well as history prove to us that the Land of Israel belongs to the Jews only. King David built the house of God in Jerusalem for the Israelis and not for the Palestinians.”

Congress’ Covid Relief Bill Endorses the Reincarnation of Idol-Worshippers
Many Americans are waiting for relief checks to come in the mail but few of them realize that the envelopes will be a tiny bit lighter because the bill passed at breakneck speed through Congress included some unusual provisions for non-relief programs including one ensuring that the next Buddhist leader will truly be the reincarnation of the current Dalai Lama and not a cheap Chinese knock-off.

Election brings Netanyahu, Trump’s peacemaking plan to a screeching halt
The collapse of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s fifth government just seven months after its formation brings to a sudden and dramatic halt the dizzying pace of meteoric success in which four Arab and Muslim countries have declared the normalization of ties with Israel.

New US labeling policy for Israeli settlement products goes into effect
Goods made in Israeli-controlled territory in the West Bank…have to legally be labelled as “Made in Israel” or “Product of Israel,” under a new US federal government announcement made on Wednesday evening. The announcement…was the culmination of a process initiated during Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Israel in mid-November.

UK has two cases of variant linked to South Africa
The UK has detected two cases of another new variant of coronavirus, the health secretary Matt Hancock says. The cases in London and north west England are contacts of people who travelled to South Africa, where the variant was discovered. Travel restrictions with South Africa have been imposed.

Israel open to German efforts to expand Iran nuclear deal
Israel welcomes a German push to expand the Iran nuclear deal into a broader security agreement once U.S. President-elect Joe Biden moves into the White House… Jeremy Issacharoff…said a recent call by German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas to reassess the 2015 nuclear accord with a new U.S. administration was a “step in the right direction”.

Leaked Hamas Christmas memo causes Christian dismay in Gaza
A leaked Hamas memo showing Gaza’s ruling Islamist group wanted to curb Christmas celebrations among Gaza’s Muslim majority has upset the enclave’s tiny Christian community in the run-up to the holiday. The ministry of religious affairs document, dated Dec. 15, called for “activities by the directorate of preaching and spiritual guidance to limit interaction with Christmas”.

Qatar reports airspace violation by Bahraini fighter jets to UN
Qatar has reported airspace violations by four Bahraini fighter jets to the United Nations Security Council and the Secretary-General of the United Nations. In a letter addressed to Security Council members and to the UN’s Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Qatar’s ambassador to the UN said Bahraini military aircraft violated Qatar’s airspace by flying over the country’s territorial waters…

Two fissures continue to erupt at Kilauea’s Halema’uma’u crater, Hawai’i
Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit from at least two vents on the north and west sides of Halema’uma’u since the eruption began early December 21 (UTC). As of 21:51 UTC on December 22, the growing crater lake was 487 m (1 598 feet) below the crater rim, indicating that the lake has filled 134 m (440 feet) of the bottom of the Halema’uma’u crater. It was rising more than 1 m per hour (3 feet/h).

Unusual winter storm brings heavy snow and record temperatures to North America, over 220 000 households without power
The season’s first official winter storm has brought heavy snow and strong winds to North America, particularly affecting British Columbia, Canada as more than 220 000 households lost access to electricity on Monday, December 21, 2020. The storm was also responsible for the unusual record-breaking temperatures in Kelowna, as well as in Washington State, where above-average temperatures between 10 and 15 °C (50 and 59 °F) were recorded.

Increased seismicity under Hudson volcano, alert level raised, Chile
The National Geology and Mining Service of Chile (SERNAGEOMIN) has raised the alert level for Cerro Hudson volcano from Green to Yellow (2 of 4) on December 22, 2020. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2011 (VEI 2). This volcano has a history of VEI 6 and VEI 5 eruptions, with the last VEI 5 from August 8 to October 27, 1991 — this was Chile’s second-largest eruption of the 20th century.

BREAKING: Trump blames Iran for rockets hitting embassy, tweets stern warning
Moments ago, President Trump tweeted “Our embassy in Baghdad got hit Sunday by several rockets. Three rockets failed to launch. Guess where they were from: IRAN. Now we hear chatter of additional attacks against Americans in Iraq…”

Nurse passes out on live tv after getting covid Vaccine
During a covid vaccine press conference on December 18, 2020, a head nurse passes out on live tv after getting The covid vaccine.

Socialist Calls Into Hannity Radio Show and Says the Quiet Part Out Loud, “We Don’t Want to Unite with You, We Want to Destroy Every Last One of You”
A Socialist called into Sean Hannity’s radio show this week and said the quiet part out loud. The Socialist caller, David, told Hannity’s guest host ‘Rose Unplugged’ that conservatives will never win another election again because the left “has the machines and has the courts.”

TRUST THE SCIENCE: We Are In The Middle Of A Global Experiment Using Injectable Bio-Electronics That Leads Directly To The Mark Of The Beast
OK, today the gloves come off, (not that they’ve ever really been on), and I am going to make this as clear and as plain as I possibly can. What is happening all around you right now is the prophesied New World Order foretold in the book of Revelation. That’s Fact #1. In this New World Order, the population will be controlled by a bio-electronic injectable device called the Mark of the Beast. These rushed, unproven and highly-dangerous Messenger 33 mRNA vaccines are the first stop on a ride that leads you to the doorstep of Antichrist. That’s Fact #2.

Using Face Masks And Lockdowns, Democrats Have Declared War On Our Constitutional Freedoms And Patriots Need To Rise Up And Resist This Tyranny 
America is in the throes of tyranny, and it is coming at us on every level from every quarter, this is the moment that will define us as a nation and as a people. Just as our forefathers eventually rose up to throw off the tyranny and unlawful acts of King George in England, here in the 21st century we need to rise up and reject the shackles now being put upon us.

A Nation Divided Shall Surely Fall
If there is anything that this election has made clear, it is the fact that there is little hope of healing the very deep divisions that exist in our country…

Adam Greenway calls criticisms of seminary council’s statement on CRT emotional misunderstandings
Adam W. Greenway, one of six members of the SBC’s Council of Seminary Presidents, has defended the group’s controversial statement on critical race theory.

San Francisco: Drug Overdoses Have Killed Four Times More People Than COVID
Official figures out of San Francisco show that drug overdoses have killed almost four times more people than COVID-19 this year, and yet the government continues to hand out free needles to addicts.