New York City Council has spent more than $200,000 in taxpayer money on drag queen shows at city schools since 2018, the New York Post reported on Saturday. The shows featured cross-dressing performers interacting with kids as young as three, and some parents are furious they weren’t given a chance …Read More »
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) describes itself as “the most trusted broadcaster in the world.” That’s quite a confident assertion to make about oneself. At first glance, such a label may seem appropriate to some. The BBC is, at least objectively speaking, a pioneering institution that shaped the world of …Read More »
Scott Jackson Davis, 46, was granted $3.3 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans after he claimed he needed the money to pay for the “significant payroll” of three businesses. An investigation revealed, however, that the companies “had few if any employees and little to no payroll.” Authorities also discovered …Read More »
NYPD spent $159mn on facial recognition, ‘stingray’ cellphone trackers & X-ray van spy tools using secretive fund, documents show
Newly released documents reveal the New York Police Department (NYPD) has spent at least $159 million in public money since 2007, through a “Special Expenses” fund, on potentially invasive surveillance tools like facial-recognition software, predictive policing programs, “stingray” cellphone trackers – and even vans fitted with X-ray machines to spot …Read More »
Former NASA executive jailed for Covid-19 relief fraud, spent $300k on credit cards, cars, Disney resorts
Andrew Tezna, 36, was sentenced on Thursday in a federal court in Alexandria, Virginia to 18 months in prison, out of 30 years he potentially faced after pleading guilty to fraud. Tezna “essentially treated Covid-19 relief programs as a personal piggy bank,” according to Raj Parekh, acting US Attorney for …Read More »
American taxpayers have now spent more than ONE BILLION dollars on arming Ukraine. But are they getting value for their money?
The escalations kicked off in May with the colossal DEFENDER Europe drills. That show of firepower saw 28,000 troops deployed across the continent. Now, months later, a new row has been ignited after a British warship, the HMS Defender, crossed the border into Crimean waters in the Black Sea. This …Read More »
Jailed Belarusian activist Protasevich spent Donbass War with Neo-Nazi Azov Battalion, but was it as a soldier or journalist?
That’s according to multiple sources, who have revealed that the Belarusian spent a long time with the Ukrainian militia. However, there is some debate about his role with the battalion, with some believing he was just a volunteer journalist, and others suggesting he was involved in fighting. According to the …Read More »
Developed by General Dynamics, the Ajax armoured fighting vehicle impressed then-Prime Minister David Cameron so much that he ordered 589 of them in 2014, after receiving the Army’s go-ahead four years earlier. Delivery dates have since been missed, and the Army is still waiting to roll out the vehicles, but …Read More »
Cuomo’s aides ‘spent months hiding’ Covid-19 nursing home deaths, NYT claims based on documents & interviews
Cuomo’s aides “repeatedly” overruled the Department of Health over at least five months, the New York Times claimed on Wednesday, calling it a “sustained effort” to “obscure the pandemic death toll” and citing “interviews and newly unearthed documents” as evidence. A scientific paper showing the true death toll was never …Read More »
Macron spent €4bn bailing out Air France then axed a tenth of all internal flights to appease the greens – this is a French farce
When President Emmanuel Macron got the green light for the state to bail out ailing Air France earlier this month, who knew that just a few days later he would put the nation’s aviation industry into a tailspin after bowing to a climate group’s demands on reducing carbon emissions. With …Read More »