Europe in recession, no engines of growth
The latest GDP figures show that the eurozone contracted in the third quarter and looks like it will do the same in the last three months of the year falling into a continent-wide recession, Oxford Economics said in a note on December 8. “Final figures confirmed eurozone GDP contracted 0.1% in the third quarter. What’s more, the detailed breakdown showed the European economy has no engines of growth at the moment. Although private consumption posted a small gain over the previous quarter, the near-term outlook still looks dire,
Supreme Court weighs limits on Congress’ power to tax corporate wealth
The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard a conservative challenge to Congress’ broad power to tax corporate wealth — a case that could shield wealthy Americans who invest their money overseas. During two hours of argument, most of the justices said they wanted to resolve the tax dispute narrowly without making major changes in the law. But they also revealed a deep disagreement over the federal government’s taxing power.
California Facing Record $68 Billion Deficit, Potential ‘Fiscal Budget Emergency’: Legislative Analyst
Because of a “severe revenue decline,” California is facing a $68 billion budget deficit that could accumulate to more than $155 billion over the next five years, according to the most updated projection released Dec. 7 by the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office. Budget problems arose after income tax collections dropped 25 percent in the fiscal year 2022–2023—which ended June 30
Affiliate ACLU Members Revolt After Left-Wing Group Agrees To Represent NRA
Several of the ACLU’s affiliates, such as the ACLU of Montana, the ACLU of North Carolina, and the New York Civil Liberties Union, wrote on X that they disagree with the ACLU’s move to provide legal representation to the NRA.
COP28 UN Climate Summit: The Ruse Behind The Elite’s Unsatiable Quest For Power
Do not let the elite powerbrokers of our day deceive you; there is no climate emergency. This is one of many deceptions that Jesus said would characterize the last days (Matthew 24:4). The purpose of COP28 is about furthering the ruse that the globalists believe will enable them to gain control of all the nations.
Hezbollah and Iranian militia targets in Syria reportedly struck
Syrian army says air defense shot down Israeli missiles fired at the surroundings of the capital Damascus from Golan
Hezbollah launched rocket ’20 meters’ from UN compound
Hezbollah fired a rocket just 20 meters from a United Nations compound in Southern Lebanon on Saturday, the Israel Defense Forces announced on Sunday. In doing so, Hezbollah endangered the lives of UNIFIL soldiers and continues to systematically violate U.N. Security Council Resolution 1701, which bans Hezbollah from operating in Southern Lebanon.
Israeli Tanks Reach Center of Khan Younis in New Storm Against Hamas in Southern Gaza
Israeli tanks battled their way to the heart of Khan Younis on Sunday in a major new push into the main city of the southern Gaza Strip, as Israel continued its military campaign against the Hamas terror group.
The Jewish aspect of the destroyed Great Mosque in Gaza
Hamas, in their desire to erase every trace of Jewish features in Gaza, erased the historical embossment in the mosque with the painting of the temple menora, shofar and the four species, as well as the inscription ‘Hanania bar Jacob’. Their murderous attacks meant that all the pillars of the mosque are now destroyed. During the war in Gaza, last week the great mosque in Gaza al-Masjid Ghazza al-Kabīr, also known as ” al-Masjid al-ʿUmarī al-Kabīr “, “the Great Omari Mosque”, was almost completely destroyed.
Former Gaza minister to Shin Bet: Hamas are ‘lunatics,’ no one supports Sinwar
In interrogations by the Shin Bet, Hamas’s former communications minister, Yosef Almansi harshly criticized the terror organization, and painted their leader, Yahya Sinwar, as an unpopular despot who has only brought harm to Palestinians, according to a statement by the agency on Sunday.
‘Don’t die for Sinwar, surrender now,’ Netanyahu tells Hamas
“The war is still ongoing but it is the beginning of the end of Hamas,” Netanyahu said as he urged the terrorist group’s fighters not to sacrifice themselves for their leader Yahya Sinwar.
Gaza in chaos as Palestinian anger against Hamas grows
A Gaza resident, who bravely expressed his opinions on the radio, voiced his message to Yahya Sinwar and his accomplices. The interviewee, journalist Muhammad Mansour, boldly stated, “May Allah curse you, Hamas leadership. Sinwar, you are the offspring of a despicable creature. Allah will avenge the destruction you have inflicted upon us.”
IDF: Control of Gaza is split at several levels
Although IDF officials state that they have begun to see signs of Hamas breaking, there is still further ground to cover.
Hamas chief fled northern Gaza on humanitarian convoy at the beginning of the war
Hamas terrorist leader Yahya Sinwar fled northern Gaza in the first days of the war on a humanitarian convoy headed south to Khan Younis, according to an anonymous official familiar with the matter, as reported by Kan. Precise information about the type of vehicle has not been made available, but it’s clear it provided “humanitarian cover” for the terror mastermind behind the October 7th massacre to get away.
TIME IS RUNNING OUT: Getting aid to Gaza Christians thwarted by looting, snipers, intense street battles between Hamas and IDF
So far, UNRWA and other global aid groups have failed to resupply Christians – something must be done immediately. Efforts by international humanitarian aid organizations to get food, medicine, and other relief supplies to nearly 1,000 Christians in Gaza who are in desperate need are not going well.
In Minnesota, 25 Jewish schools receive bomb threats
Someone emailed threats of bombings and shootings to schools and Jewish communities across Minnesota. On Wednesday, police received word of the intimidation at such Jewish organizations as Rochester’s B’nai Israel Synagogue, ultimately finding no evidence of danger. So far at least nine Jewish groups and 25 schools received threats. Investigators say they used almost identical language and characterized them as “swatting” wherein someone seeks to harm their target by triggering an unnecessary deployment of a SWAT team.
UPenn President Liz Magill steps down after controversial testimony on antisemitism
University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill has resigned Saturday after widespread public outrage over her testimony to Congress on antisemitism. The announcement came after days of intense pressure from Penn alumni and elected officials following Magill’s botched Capitol Hill testimony earlier in the week.
Destructive tornadoes strike Tennessee, leaving six dead and widespread damage, U.S.
A series of destructive tornadoes swept through Tennessee on December 9, 2023, hitting areas including Nashville and Clarksville. At least 6 people have been killed, including two adults and one child in Montgomery County, and more than 23 people were injured. The tornadoes caused extensive property damage, downed trees and power lines, and led to widespread power outages, affecting thousands of residents across the state.
Netanyahu: Hamas terrorists surrendering by the dozens
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday night confirmed the authenticity of photos and videos showing dozens of Hamas terrorists surrendering to the Israel Defense Forces in the Gaza Strip.
The Satanic Temple sets up public display inside Iowa Capitol building: ‘Very dark, evil force’
A satanic altar has been set up at the Iowa State Capitol. The Satanic Temple erected the public display, depicting a ram’s head with mirrors covering it, propped by a mannequin in red clothing, according to KCCI Des Moines. Co-founder of The Satanic Temple, Lucien Greaves, told the news outlet that the display represents the group’s right to religious freedom.
Spain: Imam Arrested for Indoctrinating Children to Embrace Islam and Join Islamic State Jihadis
Islamic terrorists, such as those in ISIS, and individuals like this Imam operating in Spain, explicitly conduct their acts in the name of Allah and for the cause of Islam and Islamic law, a pattern that has been globally and historically observed.
Human Trafficking Kills: 1,000 ‘Unmarked Graves’ on EU Migrant Routes
A report in the Guardian newspaper on the growing phenomenon of unmarked graves across Europe highlights the exceptional danger migrants are put in by callous people smugglers, who grow rich on human suffering and hollow promises.
California retailers that refuse to have gender-neutral toys for children will be FINED up to $500 under new ultra woke Gavin Newsom law – after uproar over LGBT toys sold during Pride week
California retailers that refuse to have a gender-neutral section for children will be fined up to $500 under Gavin Newsom’s new bill.
‘Top secret’ migrant camp caught operating out of empty aircraft hanger in Texas
President Joe Biden’s lax border policies have created a situation that grows more dystopian by the day.
Brazil to Mandate COVID Shots for Children as Young as 6 Months
The Brazilian Ministry of Health has added the COVID-19 vaccine to the country’s National Immunization Program (PNI) for children 6 months to 5 years old, Agência Brasil reported.
Richer countries seek to grab large swathes of land in Africa as “carbon credits” to offset their own carbon emissions – it’s a colossal scam
As has become commonplace at such gatherings, the theme this week at the United Nations Climate Summit (“COP28”) has been reducing carbon emissions. The underlying, more sinister theme is to reduce emissions worldwide and is tantamount to modern-day colonialism.
An explosive new study describing “unintended immune responses” from mRNA injections has dropped a tactical nuke on Pfizer
Last Wednesday, The Telegraph published an article on a study that showed one in four who had Moderna or Pfizer Covid jabs experienced an unintended immune response. This “unintended immune response,” The Telegraph reported, was created by a “glitch” in the way the vaccine was read by the body.
To Make Them Cheaper
The Biden administration has proposed a new rule that would let the government seize the patents of expensive drugs developed with federal funding.
NHS Under Fire: Whistleblower Claims Patients Were Unjustly Euthanized to Falsely Inflate COVID Pandemic Toll
An NHS whistleblower, who wishes to remain anonymous, has come forward with allegations that the NHS hospitals were not overwhelmed during the Covid-19 pandemic, as was reported by authorities and the mainstream media. The whistleblower also confirmed that the little care given throughout the pandemic amounted to negligence, and that the government and NHS bosses essentially instructed staff to let people die, or in some cases kill them through the ‘End of Life Care’ programme and falsely label the deaths as being due to Covid-19.
“People Have Spoken”: Elon Musk Restores X Account Of Alex Jones After User Poll
“The people have spoken, and so it shall be,” Elon Musk posted on X in reply to a poll on Saturday asking users whether to reinstate Alex Jones’ account. “Reinstate Alex Jones on this platform?” Musk asked. Nearly two million X users voted, with more than 70% voting in favor of Jones’ return.