NY bill to require ALL gun owners in NY to buy $250,000.00 in liability insurance.

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Assembly bill A2847 was introduced by Assembly Member, Patricia Leahy, (D) of Bethlehem, and co-sponsored by Assemblymen Jake Ashby, (R) of East Greenbush, Phil Steck, (D) of Albany, and Felix Ortiz, (D) of Brooklyn. It specifically forces gun owners to;

“…continuously maintain a policy of liability insurance in an amount not less than $250,000.00 specifically covering any damages resulting from any negligent acts involving the use of such firearm while it is owned by such person. Failure to maintain such insurance shall result in the immediate revocation of such owner’s registration, license and any other privilege to own such firearm.”

https://www.hudsonvalley360.com/sports/local/outdoors-gun-rights-advocate-urges-owners-and-sportsmen-to-vote/article_8b0e51a6-27e8-5031-a558-5ebf55617f12.html
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Right Wing state propaganda and Russian backed smear campaigns against Biden are all failing

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https://www.axios.com/2020-election-conservative-media-ac7c454a-d8cd-4e3b-b7c5-26359e5e31a0.html

The three biggest anti-Joe Biden storylines in right-wing media over the last year have either fizzled or are getting less online traction than they used to, according to data from NewsWhip provided exclusively to Axios.

Why it matters: This dynamic has rendered a formidable media ecosystem less effective in boosting President Trump as we move into the heart of the 2020 campaign.

By the numbers: The data shows that for articles published about Biden since last fall by Fox News, Breitbart, Daily Wire, Daily Caller and Western Journal, articles about Biden's mental acuity, Hunter Biden and Burisma, and Tara Reade's sexual assault accusations have generated the most interactions on social media (likes, comments, shares).

But in recent months, that interest has dissipated:

>Engagement on pieces about Biden's mental sharpness peaked in March and then even higher in June, but has decreased since then. Of the three topics, this has gotten the least combined interest
>Chatter about Hunter Biden serving on the board of a Ukrainian gas company peaked in October, then disappeared by March with a brief spurt in May.
> Interactions on coverage about Tara Reade's allegations against Biden hit a crescendo in late April and early May — reaching a higher peak than any other storyline — before falling away by June.

Overall among these publishers, engagement on all stories about Biden peaked in April and May and has fallen 31% in June and July.
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Refugee Who Threatened Church Shooting Charged with Gun Crime

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>a foreignigger's desperate cope
https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndtx/pr/refugee-who-threatened-church-shooting-charged-gun-crime
>why no hate crimes charge?
A man who allegedly threatened to commit a church shooting in Lubbock has been charged with a firearm offense following an investigation led by FBI Dallas’ Lubbock Resident Agency with support from ATF and HSI, announced U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox.

Hieu Tran Trung, a 45-year-old North Vietnamese refugee living in Lubbock, has been charged via criminal complaint with being a felon in possession of a firearm. He made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge D. Gordon Bryant, Jr., Monday afternoon.

According the complaint affidavit, a friend reached out to the FBI after Mr. Trung allegedly stated that he would “spray up” random people at his church.

Mr. Trung – who was barred from possessing firearms due to a 1998 conviction for assault on a public servant – allegedly asked the friend to “get me one of them straps,” a slang term for firearms. The friend refused.

A week later, on July 7, Mr. Trung allegedly texted the friend a photo of himself with two firearms. He later texted the friend a photo of a large amount of ammunition, along with the phrase “locked and leaded.”

Russia skips COVID-19 vaccine trial, says millions to be vaccinated this month

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https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/08/russia-rushes-to-distribute-its-untested-covid-19-vaccine-sputnik-v/

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Tuesday that Russia is the first country in the world to grant regulatory approval for a COVID-19 vaccine—dubbed “Sputnik V.”

Putin claimed that one of his own daughters has already received a dose of the vaccine, according to reports from Moscow—though he didn’t note which daughter. Russian officials pledged to vaccinate millions within the month, starting with healthcare workers and teachers.

Little is known about Sputnik V, which was developed by researchers at the Gamaleya Institute in Moscow. There is no public data on the vaccine, let alone any published, peer-reviewed scientific studies. Public registration of two small clinical trials notes that Sputnik V uses a viral-vector-based design, but they suggest that it has only been tested in a small number of people. The trials, which began less than two months ago, each enrolled 38 healthy volunteers and have an estimated study completion date of August 15.

The World Health Organization, which tracks international COVID-19 vaccine development efforts, lists Sputnik V as being only in the first of three main clinical trial phases. Generally, Phase I clinical trials for vaccines are small—typically only involving dozens of people—and only assess the safety of the candidate. Phase II trials may involve hundreds of people and look further at safety, dosing, and the immune responses that the vaccine triggers, which may hint at the vaccine’s possible efficacy. Then there is the Phase III trial, which often involves tens of thousands of people and looks at whether the vaccine protects against infection and disease.

It appears that Russia has skipped Phase III—and possibly has not finished Phase II yet.
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Donald Trump suggests delay to 2020 US presidential election (Over Twitter)

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Donald Trump has called for November's presidential election to be postponed, saying increased postal voting could lead to fraud and inaccurate results.

He suggested a delay until people can "properly, securely and safely" vote.

There is little evidence to support Mr Trump's claims but he has long railed against mail-in voting which he has said would be susceptible to fraud.

US states want to make postal voting easier due to public health concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

In a series of tweets, Mr Trump said "universal mail-in voting" would make November's vote the "most inaccurate and fraudulent election in history" and a "great embarrassment to the USA".

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-53597975
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Joe Biden tells donors he supports more funding for police

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Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden told donors Wednesday that he does not want to defund the police, instead advocating for more money despite it going against the wishes of racial justice protesters.

Speaking to donors at a virtual fundraiser hosted by Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, the former vice president made the remarks after being asked about his view of how to approach criminal justice reform.

“I don’t want to defund police,” Biden told his supporters, “I want to get police more money in order to deal with the things they badly need from making sure they have access to community policing, that they have also in the department’s social workers, psychologists, people who in fact can handle those god awful problems that a cop has to have four degrees to handle.”

The 2020 presidential hopeful went into further detail about specific reforms he would like to see enacted.

“Reform means … banning chokeholds, stopping transferring military weapons of war to the police departments, creating a model use of force standard and holding all police to the high standard,” he said.

Biden continued by saying he wanted to make sure “prosecutors who work with the police aren’t the same ones handling police misconduct cases. Instead, he argued, “prosecutors from different jurisdictions” should handle those cases.

He then pledged, as he has previously, to create a national police oversight commission within his first 100 days.

The stance is similar to that of his former 2020 rival and staunch progressive, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who also opposes defunding the police. However, Biden has faced considerable pressure from progressive groups to change his position.


https://nypost.com/2020/08/06/joe-biden-tells-donors-he-supports-more-funding-for-police/
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Inside The Rise Of Qanon-Affiliated Candidates For Congress

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German police seize 1.5 tons of cocaine worth hundreds of millions

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Hamburg authorities discovered 1.5 tons of cocaine in a container freight, one of the largest quantities ever seized in the northern German port city, a spokesperson for the Customs Investigations Office said on Monday.

The massive stash, which has an estimated street value of around €300 million ($353 million), was hidden between sacks of rice in the container which came from Guyana, local newspaper Hamburger Abendblatt reported.

"The 1.5 tons of cocaine seized may be a highly pure drug, which would be tripled in price for street sales," the Hamburger Abendblatt quoted an official as saying.

Cont'd:

https://www.dw.com/en/german-police-seize-15-tons-of-cocaine-at-hamburg-port/a-54510023

WATCH: Biden Says Black People Are Not As Diverse As Hispanics.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden made yet another racial gaffe this week on par with his “you ain’t black” and his “poor kids are just as bright and talented as white kids” comments.

Speaking with NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro in an interview that aired at the convention of the National Association of Black Journalists and National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Biden was pressed on whether or not he would “re-engage” with Cuba as president. For some reason, Biden used the moment to compare Hispanics with black Americans on the subject of diversity.

“Yes,” Biden responded, as reported by Fox News. “And by the way, what you all know, but most people don’t know, unlike the African American community, with notable exceptions, the Latino community is an incredibly diverse community with incredibly different attitudes about different things.”

[email protected]: “Unlike the African-American community, with notable exceptions, the Latino community is an incredibly diverse community" pic.twitter.com/CFO4Q40jEI

— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) August 6, 2020

After the clip went viral, President Trump responded, saying that Biden’s comments insulted the American black community.

“Joe Biden, this morning, totally disparaged and insulted the black community. What he said is incredible. I don’t know what’s going on with him, but it was a very insulting statement he made. … It was a great insult to the black community.”

President Trump talks about Joe Biden's racial gaffe from this morning:
https://thewashingtonsentinel.com/biden-says-black-people-are-not-as-diverse-as-hispanics-trump-hammers-him/

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-african-american-community-the-latino-diverse

https://www.dailywire.com/news/watch-biden-says-black-people-are-not-as-diverse-as-hispanics-trump-responds
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Antifa gets WRECKED in Colorado neighborhood

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While it’s certainly easy picking on and beating up elderly people, one group of black-clad Antifa and Black Lives Matter extremists just learned the hard way that it ain’t so easy picking on and beating up grown, die-hard American patriots.

During a pro-police rally Saturday in Fort Collins, Colorado, a contingent of left-wing extremists reportedly showed up and stepped into the neighborhood across from the Fort Collins Police Services building where the rally was being held.

In response, the rallygoers apparently rushed into the neighborhood and chased the extremists right out, but not without first treating them to some fist sandwiches.

Watch (*Graphic content):

ANTIFA made the mistake of pulling their shit in Ft. Collins, CO, and the results were glorious. pic.twitter.com/wSKrYAG1BE

— John Cardillo (@johncardillo) August 9, 2020

The video began with the rallygoers slowly pushing the extremists — or “commie scum,” as they called them — out of the neighborhood.

“So, we are currently marching the Antifa commie bas****s out of the neighborhood because nobody wants Antifa in the neighborhood. Nobody wants them here, so we’re marching them out,” the guy recording the video narrated.

Around the 1:15 mark in the video above, a fight broke out, prompting the narrator to hilariously exclaim, “Oh s–t, here we go!”

What followed was an epic beatdown during which the lanky extremists got wrecked.

“You guys came to the wrong city, boys and girls,” the camera guy yelled.

Yes, they did.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mv_KTpbwUwI&feature=emb_title

https://www.bizpacreview.com/2020/08/09/antifa-gets-wrecked-in-colorado-neighborhood-you-guys-came-to-the-wrong-city-boys-and-girls-957920
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