Breaking: Gas prices hit $5 nationwide for first time in over 2 decades | 11 June 2022 | The national average retail price for regular gasoline hit $5 per gallon on Saturday for the first time in over two decades, according to data from AAA. It’s the highest the group has seen gas prices rise since it started tracking the data in 2000, and it’s likely to get worse as oil demand continues to outpace global oil supply, driving barrel prices even higher, AAA spokesperson Devin Gladden said. As of Saturday, prices at the pump are 63 cents higher than they were a month ago and nearly $2 more than a year ago, according to AAA data.
Poll: More Than Half Say Biden Intentionally Letting Gas Prices Soar | 10 June 2022 | More than half — 53% — of voters say they believe the Biden administration is intentionally letting gas prices increase to make Americans use less fossil fuels, according to a new poll by Convention of States Action and The Trafalgar Group. Just over 39.6% say they don’t believe it. They poll asked 1,091 general election voters if they believe the administration is intentionally letting gas prices rise to make Americans use less fossil fuels. 77.3% of Republicans say they believe it, compared to 12.9% who say they don’t… 24.8% of Democrats say they believe it, while 68.7% say they don’t… 56.5% of independents say they believe it, compared to 37.6% who say the don’t.
Former Ukraine Ombudswoman Admits She ‘Exaggerated’ Reports of Rape By Russian Soldiers to Get More Western Weapons –Denisova was removed from her post as human rights ombudswoman for spreading misinformation following a no-confidence vote of 234-to-9 by Ukraine’s parliament on May 31. | 9 June 2022 | Following her dismissal, the former Ukrainian human rights commissioner told a Ukrainian outlet that her disgusting claims of rape by Russian soldiers, which were circulated widely by Western corporate media, were actually part of a campaign to “pressure” governments to give weapons and political support to the Ukrainian regime. Lyudmila Denisova, the former Ukrainian Parliamentary Commissioner for Human Rights, admitted she “exaggerated” reports of sex crimes allegedly committed by Russian soldiers in an effort to “convince the world to provide weapons and pressure” on behalf of the regime in Kiev. In an interview published in a Ukrainian outlet Friday, Denisova claimed her exaggerations succeeded on at least one occasion.
Reuters ignores swastika tattoo of Ukrainian ‘local’ on its own photo | 10 June 2022 | Russian diplomats called out the news agency Reuters on Friday for not noticing that a Ukrainian man they identified only as a “local resident” in the city of Kharkov had an elaborate Nazi tattoo on his arm. “We’ve fixed your oopsie, Reuters,” the Russian arms control mission in Vienna tweeted on Friday, putting a red circle around the man’s tattoo and posting an enlarged image alongside, showing it more clearly. “In case you forgot, a Nazi is a Nazi is a Nazi,” the mission added… The Russian arms control mission in Austria was hardly the first to notice the tattoo. Multiple social media users have responded to Reuters wondering about the caption or the choice to include it in the collage.
Navy helicopter crashes near California training range, all four crew members survive –On Wednesday, fives Marines were killed in an Osprey crash near Glamis, California | 9 June 2022 | A Navy helicopter crashed at a U.S. Navy training range along the Arizona-California border Thursday near El Centro, California, the Commander Naval Air Forces, Naval Air Station North Island said. All four aircrew members survived the crash with one being taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, the military said. The crash comes just a day after five Marines were killed in an MV-22B Osprey crash just north of the U.S.-Mexico border near Glamis, California during a training mission on Wednesday.
FBI goes full Gestapo, raids home of leading GOP gubernatorial challenger to Michigan’s Gretchen Whitmer | 10 June 2022 | After staging the false flag “attack” on the U.S. Capitol Building in January 2021 to pin it on Donald Trump and punish his supporters, the FBI is continuing the persecution, using that staged assault as justification to take out more political opponents. Conservative Brief reports: The campaign for the Republican nomination to challenge Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been insane and it just got more insane. On Thursday, the FBI raided the home of Ryan Kelley, a Michigan Republican gubernatorial candidate, and reportedly took him into custody, Bridge Michigan reported. A criminal complaint filed in Washington D.C. federal court shows Kelley is facing multiple charges for his role in protests at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021… The FBI executed both a search warrant and arrest warrant at Kelley’s home in Allendale Township in western Michigan and arrested Kelley, spokesperson Mara Schneider told Bridge Michigan.
Dow falls more than 750 points after inflation hits 40-year high, consumer sentiment plummets | 10 June 2022 | Stocks dropped on Friday after a highly anticipated inflation report showed a faster-than-expected rise in prices and consumer sentiment hit a record low. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 758 points, or 2.4%. The S&P 500 fell 2.7%, while Nasdaq Composite sank 2.4%. The May consumer price index report came in at its highest level since 1981, putting pressure on the stock market. The report showed prices rising 8.6% year over year, and 6% when excluding food and energy prices. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones were expecting year over year increases of 8.3% for the main index and 5.9% for the core index.
‘Ruth Sent Us’ group hinted at targeting Supreme Court Justice Barrett’s children, church –Group gave details on Barrett’s routine, her children’s school and family’s spiritual life | 10 June 2022 | Pro-choice group Ruth Sent Us hinted at targeting protests at Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett after the attempted attack on Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Ruth Sent Us posted a call for demonstrations at Barrett’s home and church in response to speculation that she will concur with a previously leaked draft court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade. A Department of Homeland Security report said the Supreme Court draft opinion has unleashed a wave of threats against officials and others and increased the likelihood of extremist violence. On Twitter, Ruth Sent Us specifically noted the Barrett family’s daily schedule and the school her children attend.
Poll: Harriet Hageman ‘Overwhelming Favorite’ to Oust Liz Cheney, Up 28 Points | 9 June 2022 | Wyoming Republican House candidate Harriet Hageman is the “overwhelming favorite” to oust establishment Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), Fabrizio, Lee & Associates polling revealed this week. Hageman leads [neocon scum-bag] Cheney among primary voters by 28 points. Hageman received 56 percent. Cheney only received 28 percent. Hageman’s lead has only increased over time. In December, Hageman had only an 8-point lead over Cheney.
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