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Cali Couple Who Paid $560,000 Cash For New Home Can’t Get Covid-Squatter To Leave

(Zerohedge) – Imagine buying your dream home, arriving at it to move in, and finding out there’s a squatter that won’t leave.

That was the case for Tracie and Myles Albert, who recently bought a 4 bedroom home in Riverside, California and found out the hard way that the seller wasn’t quite ready to hand over the keys.

More than a year after buying their home on January 31, 2020, they have yet to be able to get inside their property . ‘It’s just draining, emotionally and financially,’ Tracie told Fox 11 .

Chris Taylor, the real estate agent who sold the home to the Alberts, said: ‘He needed $560,000 from the sale of his house in two weeks and he called me on a Sunday, so in traditional real estate there’s no way of doing that unless the buyer’s a cash buyer.’

He continued: ‘It’s genuinely unfathomable to me that we live in a state where something like this is even possible. They closed escrow on this home January 31, 2020.’

Myles Albert said: ‘It took us scrambling to get everything we had, our life savings put together and a hard money loan on top of it to make that happen. We own the house, outright. That’s our house and it’s all in a contract, written, legal, done. He’s been paid the money in his account. How could we have no rights to go into our home?’

He continued: ‘They have this case under a COVID tenant situation, of no evictions when it doesn’t fall under that at all. This transaction went through in January 2020 before any of that, it isn’t a renter who was getting thrown out. It’s the guy who collected all of this money.’

Tracie said: ‘I tried watering the lawn one time and he came out and ripped my sprinkler lines, ripped all the wires. The Palm trees are dying, everything was beautiful and everything is dying.’ Law enforcement told her husband: ‘If you were in Arizona, if you were in Nevada, this wouldn’t be a problem, you would just go take your house back. But in California, like our hands are tied, even though we’re on your side, there’s nothing we can do.’

And the Alberts aren’t the only such example of this type of situation. Attorney Dennis Block told Fox: ‘This year alone, we’ve handled at least 7 maybe 8 cases of this exact type of situation.’

‘This person is not a tenant, it’s a previous owner who is enjoying the benefits of the money that was transferred to his account but of course doesn’t want to move out of the premises that he no longer owns,’ Block concluded.

www.zerohedge.com/markets/cali-couple-who-paid-560000-cash-new-home-year-ago-cant-get-covid-squatter-turn-over-keys

Trump Thumps Biden: He Turned a ‘National Triumph into a National Disaster’

(Breitbart) – President Joe Biden’s easy-migration strategy has converted a “national triumph into a national disaster,” former President Donald Trump said in a March 21 statement:

We proudly handed the Biden Administration the most secure border in history. All they had to do was keep this smooth-running system on autopilot. Instead, in the span of a just few weeks, the Biden Administration has turned a national triumph into a national disaster. They are in way over their heads and taking on water fast.

The pathetic, clueless performance of Secretary [Alejandro] Mayorkas on the Sunday Shows today was a national disgrace. His self-satisfied presentation-in the middle of the massive crisis he helped engineer-is yet more proof he is incapable of leading DHS. Even someone of Mayorkas’ limited abilities should understand that if you provide Catch-and-Release to the world’s illegal aliens then the whole world will come.

Furthermore, the Mayorkas Gag Order on our Nation’s heroic border agents and ICE officers should be the subject of an immediate congressional investigation. But it’s clear they are engaged in a huge cover-up to hide just how bad things truly are. The only way to end the Biden Border Crisis is for them to admit their total failure and adopt the profoundly effective, proven Trump policies.

They must immediately complete the wall, which can be done in a matter of weeks-they should never have stopped it. They are causing death and human tragedy. In addition to the obvious, drugs are pouring into our country at record levels from the Southern Border, not to mention human and sex trafficking. This Administration’s reckless policies are enabling and encouraging crimes against humanity. Our Country is being destroyed!

From 2017 onwards, Trump gradually built up a layer of legal, physical, and diplomatic barriers to migration, including the border wall, multiple treaties with CentreAmerican countries, deals with Mexico, and numerous legal changes that allow his border deputies to quickly deploy migrants before they could get jobs they needed to repay their smuggling debts.

Trump’s policies were so effective that the cross-border inflow dropped to record low levels – both the migrants who sought asylum and the migrants who tried to sneak across the border. That shut-off of migrant labor forced U.S. companies to gradually offer higher pay to working Americans, including to both blue-collar and white-collar workers.

The success of Trump’s lower-migration, higher-wage policies enraged progressives.

Now, with Biden’s approval, the progressives have restarted the pre-Trump economic policy of extracting migrants from Mexico and Central Ameican for use in the United States’ economy.

The migrants act as low-wage workers to reduce average pay for Americans. They also serve as consumers to boost retail sales and welfare payments. They also add to the number of renters to fill high-cost, high-occupancy housing in coastal cities.

The progressives’ extraction migration policy boosts Wall Street, but it strip-mines young people from the small, vulnerable Central American countries, helps local despots suppress political reform, and fuels cartel-dominated crime throughout the region.

The resulting economic and political damage pressures the next generation of young men and women to undertake the expensive and dangerous trek into Americans’ jobs, where progressives are ready to welcome the victims of their own migration policies and to declare their own moral virtue. “We are a nation of laws, and we treat vulnerable children humanely,” Mayorkas told Fox News on May 21.

“The best thing for both of us is to keep our people here and to provide for our people right here in our country, and that’s what people here want,” El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele said March 16.

www.breitbart.com/economy/2021/03/21/trump-slams-biden-turned-national-triumph-national-disaster/

Honeymoon Over: Joe Approval Collapses (with Americans)

(Breitbart) – President Joe Biden’s job approval rating has slipped three points since Friday as Democrats in the House continue to pursue a range of far-left policy proposals, including the Equality Act, H.R. 1, and mass amnesty.

Monday’s Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll showed the 78-year-old commander-in-chief garnering a 49 percent approval rating and 49 percent disapproval rating.

“The latest figures include 32% who Strongly Approve of the job Biden is doing and 42% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -10,” Rasmussen reported.

Monday’s figures represent a three-point drop, as Biden’s approval stood at 52 percent on Friday, March 18. His “strongly disapprove” ticked up two points since Friday, rising from 40 percent to 42 percent, and his “strongly approve” dipped one point, dropping from 33 percent to 32 percent.

The dip comes as the Democrat-led House and Senate continue to pursue a range of radical progressive policies in the early months of Biden’s presidency, including mass amnesty.

Last week, the House passed the “Dream and Promise Act” and the “Farm Workforce Modernization Act.”

As Breitbart News reported , the “Dream and Promise Act” would “grant amnesty to several million illegal immigrants that allegedly were brought to the United States as children by their illegal immigrant parents” and cost an estimated $35 billion over the next decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) analysis.

www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/03/22/survey-president-biden-approval-slips-three-points/

Want A Job? Get A Shot!

(Zerohedge) – Authored by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity,

Mask tyranny reached a new low recently when a family was kicked off a Spirit Airlines flight because their four-year-old autistic son was not wearing a mask. The family was removed from the plane even though the boy’s doctor had decided the boy should be exempted from mask mandates because the boy panics and engages in behavior that could pose a danger to himself when wearing a mask.

Besides, four-year-olds do not present much risk of spreading or contracting coronavirus. Even if masks did prevent infections among adults, there would be no reason to force children to wear masks.

Mask mandates have as much to do with healthcare as Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screenings have to do with stopping terrorism. Masks and TSA screenings are “security theater” done to reassure those frightened by government and media propaganda regarding coronavirus and terrorism that the government is protecting them.

Covid oppression will worsen if vaccine passports become more widely required. Vaccine passports are digital or physical proof a person has taken a coronavirus vaccine. New York is already requiring that individuals produce digital proof of taking a coronavirus vaccine before being admitted to sporting events.

Imagine if the zealous enforcers of mask mandates had the power to deny you access to public places because you have not “gotten your shot.” Even worse, what if a potential employer had to ensure you were “properly” vaccinated before hiring you? This could come to pass if proponents of mandatory E-Verify have their way.

E-Verify requires employers to submit personal identifying information – such as a social security numbers and biometric data – to a government database to ensure job applicants have federal permission to hold jobs.

Currently, E-Verify is only used to assure a job applicant is a citizen or legal resident. However, its use could be expanded to advancing other purposes, such as ensuring a potential new hire has taken all the recommended vaccines.

E-Verify could even be used to check if a job applicant has ever expressed, or associated with someone who has expressed, “hate speech,” “conspiracy theories,” or “Russian disinformation,” which is code for facts embarrassing to the political class.

Many employers will be reluctant to hire such an employee for fear their businesses will become the next targets of “cancel culture.” Those who doubt this should consider how many businesses have folded under pressure from the cultural Marxists and fired someone for expressing an “unapproved” thought.

Politicians and bureaucrats have used overblown fear of coronavirus to justify the largest infringement of individual liberty in modern times. Covid tyranny has been aided by many Americans who are not just willing to sacrifice their liberty for phony security, but who help government take away liberty from their fellow citizens.

The good news is that, as it becomes increasingly clear that there was no need to shut down the economy, throw millions out of work, subject children to the fraud of “virtual” learning, and force everyone to wear a mask, more people are turning against the politicians and “experts” behind the lockdowns and mandates. Hopefully, these Americans will realize that, in addition to coronavirus lockdowns and mandates, the entire welfare-warfare-fiat money system is built on a foundation of lies.

www.zerohedge.com/political/want-job-get-shot

“What Idiot Pre-Announces A Cyberattack?”: Biden Admin Has Spent 2 Weeks Touting Russia Response

(InfoWars) – Earlier this month a report from The New York Times was the first to reveal that the Biden administration is planning a series of cyberattacks targeting Russia in the “coming weeks”.

Anonymous senior US officials told the Times that a “series of clandestine actions across Russian networks” will be done in such a way as to be” evident to President Vladimir Putin and his intelligence services and military but not to the wider world.” It’s also expected to come alongside new anti-Russia sanctions.

Naturally, the first question people asked was why announce in advance a “surprise” cyberattack against an “enemy”? Or as Mollie Hemingway at The Federalist put it… “What idiot pre-announces a cyberattack?”

The Telegraph followed up in its latest reporting as follows :

The attack, which is expected in the next fortnight, is in retaliation for the SolarWinds hack, the large-scale infiltration of American government agencies and corporations discovered late last year that was traced back to the Kremlin.

The White House confirmed it will take “a mix of actions” – both “seen and unseen” – although it did not provide specifics on when and how it would do so.

But it appears nothing will really be “unseen” given the administration clearly conducted a pre-planned “leak” to the Times starting two weeks ago, meant perhaps as a ‘warning’ and threat to Russia of what’s to come in response to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) findings recently out alleging that Russia ‘interfered’ via various cyber intrusions and attacks in the 2020 elections.

Or ultimately it’s just Biden seeking to appear “tough” for his domestic base which generally went all in when it comes to all things ‘Russiagate’ and the continuing spin-off claims. Biden, after all, has to always being “doing something” against those pesky and nefarious Russians.

Within the past days US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan confirmed the imminent US cyber-action . “I actually believe that a set of measures that are understood by the Russians, but may not be visible to the broader world, are actually likely to be the most effective measures in terms of clarifying what the United States believes are in bounds and out of bounds, and what we are prepared to do in response,” he said .

No doubt, the Kremlin is currently preparing and on high alert in expectation of such US ‘dirty tricks’ targeting sensitive state networks, which the Biden administration has further indicated will “not target civilian structures or networks”.

Previously the Kremlin slammed the impending US action as “pure international cybercrime” . Tensions rose further last week with Biden and Putin’s latest and unprecedented tit-for-tat statements, with Biden agreeing that the Russian president is “a killer” and Putin firing back that the US leader is engaged in “psychological projection”. Thus Biden is in fact describing himself, according to Putin’s response in a televised address days ago.

www.infowars.com/posts/what-idiot-pre-announces-a-cyberattack-biden-admin-has-spent-2-weeks-touting-russia-response/

Federal Judge Accuses New York Times, Washington Post of ‘Shocking’ Bias Against Republicans

(Breitbart) – Judge Laurence Silberman accused the New York Times and Washington Post of being “Democratic Party broadsheets” in a dissenting opinion on Friday.

Washington, DC, federal appellate judge Laurence Silberman accused the New York Times and Washington Post , and to some extent the Wall Street Journal , of being mouthpieces for “rather shocking” bias against the Republican Party in a written opinion on Friday.

“The orientation of these three papers is followed by The Associated Press and most large papers across the country (such as the Los Angeles Times , Miami Herald , and Boston Globe ),” he said in the opinion. “Nearly all television-network and cable-is a Democratic Party trumpet. Even the government-supported National Public Radio follows along.”

Further, Judge Silberman wrote that Silicon Valley “also has an enormous influence over the distribution of news,” which “similarly filters news delivery in ways favorable to the Democratic Party.” He called Fox News , The New York Post , and the Wall Street Journal ‘s editorial page “notable exceptions to Democratic Party ideological control,” though he admitted “a number of Fox’s commentators lean as far to the right as the commentators and reporters of the mainstream outlets lean to the left.”

“It is well-accepted that viewpoint discrimination ‘raises the specter that the Government may effectively drive certain ideas or viewpoints from the marketplace,’” Silberman said. “But ideological homogeneity in the media-or in the channels of information distribution-risks repressing certain ideas from the public consciousness just as surely as if access were restricted by the government.”

“It should be borne in mind that the first step taken by any potential authoritarian or dictatorial regime is to gain control of communications, particularly the delivery of news,” Silberman added, saying “it is fair to conclude, therefore, that one-party control of the press and media is a threat to a viable democracy. It may even give rise to countervailing extremism.”

The judge said the Supreme Court should overturn New York Times v. Sullivan , the 1964 case holding that when the media discusses public figures, the outlet should be liable under state defamation laws only if the plaintiffs can prove “actual malice,” which the Court defined as the speaker either knowing the statement was false or making it in “reckless disregard for the truth.”

“The First Amendment guarantees a free press to foster a vibrant trade in ideas. But a biased press can distort the marketplace,” Silberman concluded. “And when the media has proven its willingness-if not eagerness-to so distort, it is a profound mistake to stand by unjustified legal rules that serve only to enhance the press’ power.”

The case is Tah v. Global Witness Publishing, Inc. , No. 19-7132 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/03/20/federal-judge-accuses-new-york-times-washington-post-of-shocking-bias-against-republicans/

BREAKING: Sleepy Joe Gets Aggressive [REPORT]

(Breitbart) – President Joe Biden told reporters Sunday he would visit the Southern border “at some point,” appearing unwilling to commit to the idea soon.

“At some point, I will, yes,” Biden replied when a reporter asked if he would visit the border.

Biden spoke to reporters as he returned from his weekend trip to Camp David.

When asked if he would visit some of the detention facilities for migrants personally, Biden replied, “I know what’s going on in those facilities.”

One reporter asked Biden why his message urging migrants not to come from the United States was not working.

Biden said he and his administration were working to handle the dramatic surge at the border.

“We are in the process of doing it now including making sure we re-establish what existed before, which is they can stay in place and make their case from their home countries,” he said.

The Department of Health and Human Services is housing nearly 10,500 unaccompanied minors in emergency facilities and about 5,000 in custody at a Customs and Border Protection facility, according to a Saturday CBS News report .

In an interview Wednesday, Biden advised migrants not to come to the U.S. border, but his administration has struggled with mixed messaging on the issue.

“Yes, I can say quite clearly: Don’t come over,” he said. “We’re in the process of getting set up.”

Biden has refused to admit the crisis on the border is an actual crisis, as more migrants flood to the border.

“We’ll be able to handle it,” he replied to reporters at the White House on March 2. “God willing.”

www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/03/21/joe-biden-some-point-i-will-visit-border/

BREAKING: Trump Rages Over ‘Huge Cover-Up’

(Zerohedge) – After the Biden administration began blaming the border crisis on former President Trump leaving them with a ‘dismantled’ immigration system, Trump hit back in a Sunday statement claiming that he ‘ proudly handed the Biden Administration the most secure border in history ,’ adding ‘All they had to do was keep this smooth-running system on autopilot.’

‘Instead, in the span of just a few weeks, the Biden Administration has turned a national triumph into a national disaster . They are in way over their heads and taking on water fast. ‘

Trump then turned his attention to DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas – who went on several news networks Sunday morning claiming that ‘ the border is closed. ‘ Mayorkas’ performance was ‘ pathetic ,’ ‘ clueless ,’ and a ‘ national disgrace .’

‘His self-satisfied presentation – in the middle of a massive crisis he helped engineer – is yet more proof he is incapable of leading DHS . Even someone of Mayorkas’ limited abilities should understand that if you provide Catch-and-Release to the world’s illegal aliens then the whole world will com.’

Trump then slammed Mayorkas for a ‘Gag Order on our Nation’s heroic border agents and ICE officers,’ which the former president said should be the subject of an immediate congressional investigation.

‘But it’s clear they are engaged in a huge cover-up to hide just how bad things truly are,’ Trump continued.

Trump then suggested that the Biden administration should ‘immediately complete the wall, which can be done in a matter of weeks,’ adding ‘they never should have stopped it’ and are ‘causing death and human tragedy .’

Trump’s statement came minutes after Fox News reported that Biden’s border agents in the Texas Rio Grande Valley are releasing illegal migrants into the United States without a court date .

Multiple Border Patrol agents confirmed the new process to Fox News, revealing that they have been directed to use prosecutorial discretion (PD) to forgo the hours-long process of paperwork required to issue an NTA amid the surge of migrants at the border.

Instead, migrants are registered into the system with biometrical data taken and largely released into the public – in one instance – at a bus station in McAllen, TX. The processing is being done mostly at a temporary outdoor processing site. Border Patrol agents emphasized that this does not apply to unaccompanied children. – Fox News

A senior source with Customs and Border Protection told Fox News on Saturday that immigration officials are resorting to this type of catch-and-release because the border crisis ‘has become so dire that BP [Border Patrol] has no choice but to release people nearly immediately after apprehension because there is no space to hold people even to do necessary NTA paperwork.’

The immediate catch-and-release does not apply to child migrants – 15,500 of which have been sitting in ‘cages’ built by the Obama-Biden administration – many beyond the legally allowed 72-hour limit.

www.zerohedge.com/political/trump-rages-over-huge-cover-border-biden-starts-releasing-illegals-without-court-date

Why Does the White House Refer to the “Biden-Harris Administration” Rather Than the “Biden Administration?”

(BigLeaguePolitics) – A leaked email has revealed that the federal government will call the current White House occupants the “Biden-Harris Administration” in all official public communications.

The email was obtained and posted in an exclusive report by Outspoken . The employee who leaked the email requested anonymity and said it was sent to a federal agency dealing in foreign affairs.

” Please be sure to reference the current administration as the ‘Biden-Harris Administration’ in official public communications ,” the email read. Outspoken says that this email “came from a top White House communications team member” and applies to all federal government agencies.

The White House website and the White House Twitter account have all referred to the “Biden-Harris Administration” since January, but Outspoken notes that this is unusual. When Donald Trump was president the White House Twitter account bio said, ” Welcome to @WhiteHouse! Follow for the latest from President @realDonaldTrump and his Administration .” When Barack Obama was president it said, ” Follow for the latest from President Obama and his administration .”

Outspoken also notes the following:

The highly specific language also appears on the websites of all 15 executive departments. Press releases and other communications from the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Labor, State, Transportation, Treasury, and Veterans Affairs, and the Attorney General all exclusively refer to the Biden-Harris Administration, in lieu of only naming the president, which has been customary until now.

For his part Joe Biden has “slipped up” and referred to Kamala Harris as “President Harris” on more than one occasion. Biden has not held a press conference since he became president, his handlers appear wary of letting him talk unscripted for extended lengths of time, and he often looks a bit detached from his surroundings.

If you’re a regular reader of Big League Politics , chances are you know exactly what’s going on with the “Biden-Harris Administration” language. The signs are unmistakable.

bigleaguepolitics.com/why-does-the-white-house-refer-to-the-biden-harris-administration-rather-than-the-biden-administration/

Graham: We’ll ‘Shut the Senate Down’ if We’re Denied Access to Border Facilities

(Breitbart) – On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) stated if he is denied the ability to go anywhere on the border when he visits with other senators on Friday, “we’re going to shut the Senate down.”

Graham said, “I am going down [to the border] with 18 senators Friday, and if I’m denied the ability to look into any place I want to go, we’re going to shut the Senate down. Where are all the liberal hypocrites? Where is AOC? Where is Elizabeth Warren? Where is Vice President Harris, who basically protested outside of a facility – in Homestead, Florida during the Trump years – holding migrant children?”

He later added, “All I can say is, I’m going down with 18 senators, if they deny me the ability to go where I want to go and see what I want to see, we’re going to shut the Senate down.”

Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett

www.breitbart.com/clips/2021/03/24/graham-well-shut-the-senate-down-if-were-denied-access-to-border-facilities/