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Disaster at Arizona Election Audit, Senate Dems Settle Lawsuit by Removing Signature Verification




BREAKING: Disaster at Arizona Election Audit, Senate Dems Settle Lawsuit by Removing Signature Verification



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BREAKING: Disaster at Arizona Election Audit, Senate Dems Settle Lawsuit by Removing Signature Verification

beckernews.com ^

| 5/5/2021
| kyle becker

Posted on 05/05/2021 8:04:48 PM PDT by bitt

“After a lengthy lawsuit that saw the Democrats achieve few victories in their goal of stopping the audit of the 2020 ballots in Maricopa County, Arizona, they have reached a settlement with the firm involved in the audit and the Senate Republicans that will see the firm, Cyber Ninjas, cease verifying the signatures on early voting envelopes with the signatures on file from the voter,” the National File reported.

“With only 9 days left to go before the audit is set to be completed, signature verification will cease immediately,” the report continued.

Per the settlement, Cyber Ninjas “and their agents will not compare signatures on early ballot envelopes with signatures from the voter registration file. The Senate Defendants warrant and represent that they are not currently comparing signatures on early ballot envelopes with signatures from the voter registration file, and will notify Plaintiffs within 48 hours of any decision to undertake such signature comparison and afford Plaintiffs 48 hours to respond to resolve any concerns.”

“If the parties cannot resolve the issue in a mutually agreeable manner, Plaintiffs may seek emergency injunctive and/or declaratory relief in court to seek compliance with the law,” the settlement added.

Last week, Donald Trump had weighed in on the Maricopa County election audit being allowed to continue after a judge declined to enforce a temporary restraining order.

“BIG victory today in Arizona,” Trump tweeted. “A highly respected Judge has just ruled that the Forensic Audit being done by the Arizona State Senate can and will continue.”

“Over 100 Democrat lawyers were sent to fight against this audit,” he continued. “The results will be very interesting for the USA and the World to see!”

“Why are the Democrats fighting so hard to hide the facts?” Trump added. “I know why, and so does everyone else.”

The Democrats are still fighting tooth-and-nail to “hide the facts” and prevent election accountability. And in Arizona, they have achieved another victory — not that U.S. voters should be surprised.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: arizona; electionaudit; signatures


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posted on 05/05/2021 8:04:48 PM PDT
by bitt

To: Whenifhow; null and void; aragorn; EnigmaticAnomaly; kalee; Kale; AZ .44 MAG; Baynative; bgill; …

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posted on 05/05/2021 8:05:01 PM PDT
by bitt
(People who wonder if the glass is half empty or half full miss the point. The glass is refillable.)

To: bitt

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posted on 05/05/2021 8:07:17 PM PDT
by Paladin2

To: bitt

Already posted.

But no source other blogs have this.

The DOJ has said it wants to get involved but this is nowhere else. It looks like fake news.


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posted on 05/05/2021 8:07:26 PM PDT
by Fai Mao
(It is time, past time and almost too late.)

To: bitt; SisterK


To: bitt

Signature verification was a big part of identifying stuffed ballots. Why on earth would they stop that, unless they’d already collected enough evidence?

And, please, this isn’t 24D chess.


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posted on 05/05/2021 8:08:36 PM PDT
by Fido969
( Sc)

To: bitt

Who is National File, the reporting news company?? I don’t recognize the name.


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posted on 05/05/2021 8:09:41 PM PDT
by elpadre
( )

To: bitt

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posted on 05/05/2021 8:10:48 PM PDT
by GOP Poet
(Super cool you can change your tag line EVERYTIME you post!! :D. (Small things make me happy))

To: bitt


To: bitt

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posted on 05/05/2021 8:13:26 PM PDT
by tbw2

To: bitt

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posted on 05/05/2021 8:17:47 PM PDT
by Steve Van Doorn
(*in my best Eric Cartman voice* ‘I love you, guys’)

To: bitt

Somebody’s palm is being greased.



To: bitt

For those counting on this being a big boom game-changer in our favor, I refer you to: “Durham”


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posted on 05/05/2021 8:19:42 PM PDT
by bigbob

To: bitt

“Their agents will not compare signatures on early ballot envelopes with signatures from the voter registration file. The Senate Defendants warrant and represent that they are not currently comparing signatures on early ballot envelopes with signatures from the voter registration file, and will notify Plaintiffs within 48 hours of any decision to undertake such signature comparison and afford Plaintiffs 48 hours to respond to resolve any concerns.”

Am I reading that they’re not currently comparing signatures, but will agree to a 48 hr notice to Plaintiffs when they do?

Doesn’t exactly sound like a loss here, only that when they get around to it they will tell the Plaintiffs 48 hrs beforehand.


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posted on 05/05/2021 8:22:41 PM PDT
by Bayard


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Marvin Bagley III, Kings defeat Pacers for 4th straight win

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Marvin Bagley III finished with 31 points and 12 rebounds to help the Sacramento Kings cap a perfect four-game road trip with a 104-93 victory over the host Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night.

The Kings (29-37) won their fourth in a row since Bagley returned after missing over a month due to a fractured hand.

Bagley started the game strong, scoring 14 points in the first quarter to ignite Sacramento, which still has a slim chance of sneaking into the play-in tournament in the Western Conference.

The Kings entered play Wednesday trailing the 10th-place San Antonio Spurs by 3 1/2 games and the 11th-place New Orleans Pelicans by 1 1/2 games.

Sacramento hosts San Antonio on Friday and can secure the head-to-head tiebreaker with the Spurs with a victory.

Sacramento cooled off the Pacers (30-35), who averaged 146.5 points over their previous two games. The Kings scored 25 points off 22 Indiana turnovers.

Domantas Sabonis finished with 17 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists to lead the Pacers, who hold the ninth seed in the Eastern Conference, two games behind the eighth-place Charlotte Hornets.

Delon Wright put together another strong effort with 23 points, seven rebounds, six assists and six steals for the Kings, while Buddy Hield had 16 points, eight rebounds and eight assists. Richaun Holmes added 12 points.

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Terence Davis finished with 10 points.

A day after the Kings announced they had lost Tyrese Haliburton (left knee hyperextension) for the remainder of the regular season, Harrison Barnes (left adductor tightness) missed his fifth consecutive game, and De’Aaron Fox (health and safety protocols) sat out for the seventh game in a row.

Chimezie Metu (lower back soreness) and Robert Woodard II (lower back soreness) also remained out.

Caris LeVert finished with 14 points for Indiana, while T.J. McConnell, Doug McDermott and Kelan Martin had 11 each.

Goga Bitadze (left ankle sprain) returned after a seven-game absence and collected five points and six rebounds in just over 20 minutes.

Malcolm Brogdon (sore right hamstring), Jeremy Lamb (sore left knee), JaKarr Sampson (concussion) and Edmond Sumner (left knee contusion) were unavailable.

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US Justice Department expresses ‘concerns’ over the GOP’s Arizona election audit being conducted by Cyber Ninjas




US Justice Department expresses ‘concerns’ over the GOP’s Arizona election audit being conducted by Cyber Ninjas



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US Justice Department expresses ‘concerns’ over the GOP’s Arizona election audit being conducted by Cyber Ninjas

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Posted on 05/05/2021 7:08:32 PM PDT by Bigtigermike

The US Department of Justice has reviewed details that “raise concerns” about the integrity of the Republican-led audit in Maricopa County, telling the president of Arizona’s state senate that the effort may violate federal law.

The audit, taking place at a sports arena in Phoenix, is being conducted by a private firm, Cyber Ninjas, that has no experience in elections and is led by a man who promoted conspiracy theories about the 2020 election. The firm was chosen to lead the effort by state Sen. Karen Fann, over the objections of Maricopa County’s local Republican officials — and after two audits were already conducted last year.

President Joe Biden won the county by more than 45,000 votes.

In a May 5 letter to Sen. Fann, obtained by local news station KNXV’s Garrett Archer, the Department of Justice’s Pamela S. Karlan, principal deputy assistant attorney general with the Civil Rights Division, said Cyber Ninjas’ involvement may be illegal.

“Federal law creates a duty to safeguard and preserve federal election records,” Karlan wrote. The department is concerned that this is not happening in Maricopa County, where the records “are no longer under the ultimate control of elections officials, are not being adequately safeguarded by contractors, and are at risk of damage or loss.”

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KEYWORDS: biden; fraud; maricopa; trump




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A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, May 5, 2021

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The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

In Canada, the provinces are reporting 283,833 new vaccinations administered for a total of 14,568,067 doses given. Nationwide, 1,173,962 people or 3.1 per cent of the population has been fully vaccinated. The provinces have administered doses at a rate of 38,438.905 per 100,000.

There were 120,572 new vaccines delivered to the provinces and territories for a total of 16,834,204 doses delivered so far. The provinces and territories have used 86.54 per cent of their available vaccine supply.

Please note that Newfoundland and Labrador, P.E.I., Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the territories typically do not report on a daily basis.

Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting 20,902 new vaccinations administered over the past seven days for a total of 188,204 doses given. The province has administered doses at a rate of 359.421 per 1,000. In the province, 1.85 per cent (9,676) of the population has been fully vaccinated. There were zero new vaccines delivered to Newfoundland and Labrador for a total of 209,050 doses delivered so far. The province has received enough of the vaccine to give 40 per cent of its population a single dose. The province has used 90.03 per cent of its available vaccine supply.

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P.E.I. is reporting 6,208 new vaccinations administered over the past seven days for a total of 56,104 doses given. The province has administered doses at a rate of 353.681 per 1,000. In the province, 6.71 per cent (10,648) of the population has been fully vaccinated. There were zero new vaccines delivered to P.E.I. for a total of 64,335 doses delivered so far. The province has received enough of the vaccine to give 41 per cent of its population a single dose. The province has used 87.21 per cent of its available vaccine supply.

Nova Scotia is reporting 41,012 new vaccinations administered over the past seven days for a total of 334,775 doses given. The province has administered doses at a rate of 343.043 per 1,000. In the province, 3.78 per cent (36,858) of the population has been fully vaccinated. There were zero new vaccines delivered to Nova Scotia for a total of 388,450 doses delivered so far. The province has received enough of the vaccine to give 40 per cent of its population a single dose. The province has used 86.18 per cent of its available vaccine supply.

New Brunswick is reporting 26,380 new vaccinations administered over the past seven days for a total of 279,259 doses given. The province has administered doses at a rate of 358.006 per 1,000. In the province, 3.61 per cent (28,188) of the population has been fully vaccinated. There were zero new vaccines delivered to New Brunswick for a total of 310,995 doses delivered so far. The province has received enough of the vaccine to give 40 per cent of its population a single dose. The province has used 89.8 per cent of its available vaccine supply.

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Quebec is reporting 57,033 new vaccinations administered for a total of 3,365,575 doses given. The province has administered doses at a rate of 393.329 per 1,000. There were 43,452 new vaccines delivered to Quebec for a total of 3,893,539 doses delivered so far. The province has received enough of the vaccine to give 46 per cent of its population a single dose. The province has used 86.44 per cent of its available vaccine supply.

Ontario is reporting 132,603 new vaccinations administered for a total of 5,599,723 doses given. The province has administered doses at a rate of 381.217 per 1,000. In the province, 2.59 per cent (381,123) of the population has been fully vaccinated. There were zero new vaccines delivered to Ontario for a total of 6,635,725 doses delivered so far. The province has received enough of the vaccine to give 45 per cent of its population a single dose. The province has used 84.39 per cent of its available vaccine supply.

Manitoba is reporting 8,081 new vaccinations administered for a total of 510,022 doses given. The province has administered doses at a rate of 370.385 per 1,000. In the province, 5.38 per cent (74,056) of the population has been fully vaccinated. There were zero new vaccines delivered to Manitoba for a total of 575,990 doses delivered so far. The province has received enough of the vaccine to give 42 per cent of its population a single dose. The province has used 88.55 per cent of its available vaccine supply.

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Saskatchewan is reporting 9,968 new vaccinations administered for a total of 470,715 doses given. The province has administered doses at a rate of 399.197 per 1,000. In the province, 3.83 per cent (45,193) of the population has been fully vaccinated. There were zero new vaccines delivered to Saskatchewan for a total of 502,955 doses delivered so far. The province has received enough of the vaccine to give 43 per cent of its population a single dose. The province has used 93.59 per cent of its available vaccine supply.

Alberta is reporting 26,220 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,694,675 doses given. The province has administered doses at a rate of 384.974 per 1,000. In the province, 6.94 per cent (305,511) of the population has been fully vaccinated. There were zero new vaccines delivered to Alberta for a total of 1,774,065 doses delivered so far. The province has received enough of the vaccine to give 40 per cent of its population a single dose. The province has used 95.52 per cent of its available vaccine supply.

British Columbia is reporting 33,068 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,943,230 doses given. The province has administered doses at a rate of 378.681 per 1,000. In the province, 1.83 per cent (93,656) of the population has been fully vaccinated. There were 77,120 new vaccines delivered to British Columbia for a total of 2,320,280 doses delivered so far. The province has received enough of the vaccine to give 45 per cent of its population a single dose. The province has used 83.75 per cent of its available vaccine supply.

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Yukon is reporting 286 new vaccinations administered for a total of 48,941 doses given. The territory has administered doses at a rate of 1,172.773 per 1,000. In the territory, 54.75 per cent (22,848) of the population has been fully vaccinated. There were zero new vaccines delivered to Yukon for a total of 55,920 doses delivered so far. The territory has received enough of the vaccine to give 130 per cent of its population a single dose. The territory has used 87.52 per cent of its available vaccine supply.

The Northwest Territories are reporting zero new vaccinations administered for a total of 48,007 doses given. The territory has administered doses at a rate of 1,064.009 per 1,000. In the territory, 48.04 per cent (21,674) of the population has been fully vaccinated. There were zero new vaccines delivered to the Northwest Territories for a total of 58,800 doses delivered so far. The territory has received enough of the vaccine to give 130 per cent of its population a single dose. The territory has used 81.64 per cent of its available vaccine supply.

Nunavut is reporting 125 new vaccinations administered for a total of 28,837 doses given. The territory has administered doses at a rate of 744.642 per 1,000. In the territory, 32.59 per cent (12,621) of the population has been fully vaccinated. There were zero new vaccines delivered to Nunavut for a total of 44,100 doses delivered so far. The territory has received enough of the vaccine to give 110 per cent of its population a single dose. The territory has used 65.39 per cent of its available vaccine supply.

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*Notes on data: The figures are compiled by the COVID-19 Open Data Working Group based on the latest publicly available data and are subject to change. Note that some provinces report weekly, while others report same-day or figures from the previous day. Vaccine doses administered is not equivalent to the number of people inoculated as the approved vaccines require two doses per person. The vaccines are currently not being administered to children under 18 and those with certain health conditions. In some cases the number of doses administered may appear to exceed the number of doses distributed as some provinces have been drawing extra doses per vial.

This report was automatically generated by The Canadian Press Digital Data Desk and was first published May 5, 2021.

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Florida Gov. DeSantis to Offer $1K Bonuses to Police Officers, Firefighters




Florida Gov. DeSantis to Offer $1K Bonuses to Police Officers, Firefighters



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Florida Gov. DeSantis to Offer $1K Bonuses to Police Officers, Firefighters

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| May 5,2021
| JOHN BINDER

Posted on 05/05/2021 5:51:55 PM PDT by Hojczyk

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) says that unlike other states trying to defund their police departments, he is offering bonuses to every police officer, firefighter, paramedic, and emergency medical technician (EMT) in the state.

During a press conference on Wednesday, DeSantis announced that as part of the state’s budget that he will sign into law, police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs in Florida will each receive a $1,000 bonus following a year of unrest spurred by the Chinese coronavirus and anti-law enforcement riots.

the recognition that when the coronavirus pandemic hit, you had some people — and I don’t begrudge them for doing this — but you had some people working … they would just work on Zoom from their bedroom or from their living room.

Well the people that wear the uniform, they didn’t have that luxury. They were out there every single day, our police, our fire, our EMTs and they had to work more than they ever have, not just to deal with protecting us when the pandemic hit but then obviously how police were treated last year was a total disgrace and they had to put the uniform

DeSantis said the money paying for the $1,000 bonuses derives from the American Rescue Plan passed by Congress that gives states relief funding, which they can then use as they wish.

Along with the first responder bonuses, DeSantis signed legislation last month that increases penalties against rioters to deter riots in the state and provisions that prevent localities from defunding their police departments.

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Mexican metro crash witness describes horror, and silence, of rail collapse

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MEXICO CITY — Beatriz Ramon and her younger brother Oscar heard a ferocious bang and saw the lights snap out as they left a grocery store in southeastern Mexico City just before 10:30pm on Monday night, right across the street from the metro line.

They thought a transformer had blown out.

But when the electricity returned minutes later, Ramon saw white smoke rising from the metro, and two orange wagons plunged into a V-shape between the elevated track that had snapped in two.

The train had crashed onto a road below, killing 25 people. It was the capital’s deadliest metro accident in decades.

The 30-year-old dentist and her brother dashed to the scene to offer help while trying to keep their distance in case the broken overpass collapsed further. The normally busy thoroughfare in the working class neighborhood was quiet.

“I thought I might hear yells of the people inside… but just the opposite, it was silence,” Ramon said.

Bystanders propped ladders over the pile of rubble, and Ramon soon saw a man emerge from one of the cars.

“First it was a shadow. When we could finally see well, we all yelled, ‘there’s someone coming down!’”

The man jumped and landed on top of the debris, disoriented. Another two people followed, including a man in his 20s who appeared to be in shock, covered in blood and complaining that his torso hurt. Ramon couldn’t find an injury, and realized the blood belonged to someone else.

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A fourth survivor was a man who had lost a hand and was bleeding severely.

The magnitude of the disaster began to sink in as Ramon watched some 20 victims carried out on stretchers.

Relatives began arriving, looking for loved ones they feared had been on the train.

Ramon pondered who was to blame. “Is it corruption? Is it impunity?,” she wondered.

Ever since the metro’s inauguration in 2012, Ramon said she saw the line as a blessing to help her community reach far-flung schools, jobs and family by putting her distant borough of Tlahuac on the sprawling capital’s transit network.

And when some people had worried the elevated track would collapse under the weight of the bulky train, Ramon tried to persuade the skeptics that the railway, built by experienced engineers, would not fall.

“I encouraged many people to use it, especially our grandmothers and mothers that were scared of the height,” she recalled, saying she felt its failure personally.

“It hurts, it hurts very much,” she said.

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Huawei Boss’s Internal Speech Hints at the Company Possibly Going Public




Huawei Boss’s Internal Speech Hints at the Company Possibly Going Public



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Huawei Boss’s Internal Speech Hints at the Company Possibly Going Public

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| May 5, 2001
| Jennifer Bateman

Posted on 05/05/2021 4:48:30 PM PDT by Yong

Ren Zhengfei, the founder and CEO of Chinese tech giant Huawei, said in an internal speech last month that if parts of the business slowly move to the capital market, the manipulation of finances would be a legal problem. His words have led to speculation that Huawei may go public, as U.S. sanctions against Huawei have made its cash flow a big issue.


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Dave Portnoy slams Nantucket magazine for apologizing to readers after featuring him on cover

Nantucket’s N Magazine recently apologized to its readers after backlash for featuring Dave Portnoy on the magazine’s May cover, for his efforts to support struggling businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic lockdowns. 

Portnoy, the founder of Barstool Sports who is also known for his unfiltered opinions on social media, slammed the magazine’s publisher and editor in a statement to Page Six on Tuesday. In his response, Portnoy called them “gutless” and “spineless jellyfish.”

The cover article on Portnoy, who owns a $2 million home in Nantucket, praised him for his charity in helping struggling businesses survive the lockdowns.

“It’s unfortunate that the powers that be at N Magazine are spineless jellyfish who are held hostage by the whims of the vocal minority,” Portnoy said in a statement to Page Six. “Meanwhile, I will continue to do my best to make Nantucket and America a better place while those who hate me can continue to throw cry parties for themselves about how I made a joke they didn’t like 20 years ago.”

He followed up his remarks with a tweet, writing: “Gutless.”

As noted by Portnoy prior to the backlash, the magazine cover featured him with the title, “Barstool’s Dave Portnoy: Keeping Small Businesses Afloat.”

Some readers critical of the feature expressed their anger at the magazine for giving Portnoy a platform, to which the magazine responded

To our readers,

Since releasing our May issue a week ago, we have heard from various members of our community who vehemently object to our current cover featuring Dave Portnoy. While the story was intended to highlight Mr. Portnoy’s work in support of small businesses, a number of people in the community have taken issue with offensive remarks and actions he has made in the past. We never want to hurt, offend or disappoint any of our readers with the stories we publish. Accordingly, we formally apologize for any pain caused to those who have objected to this May cover.

As a media outlet, our stories are never endorsements of our subjects. We have featured politicians from both sides of the aisle, media and sports personalities, and sometimes controversial public figures whose actions and opinions are entirely their own. Our objective is to report on stories that we feel are relevant to our readers and to Nantucket.

In the case of Mr. Portnoy, a Nantucket homeowner who has been previously profiled extensively by other publications on the island and has collaborated with a number of Nantucket businesses, we felt his recent fundraising for small businesses was timely news. We now recognize and acknowledge our oversight in how this story would be received. We appreciate feedback, positive or otherwise, because ultimately it helps make us a better publication going forward.

For nearly twenty years, N Magazine has been devoted to improving life on the island, from highlighting inspiring stories to supporting local nonprofits. We remain committed to this mission and to serving the interests of our readers.

Sincerely,

Bruce A. Percelay, Publisher 

Robert Cocuzzo, Editor





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Farming groups weigh in on Consumers and Climate First Act

Legislation designed to lead Illinois down a path to a clean energy economy is being applauded by farming groups.

The Consumer and Climate First Act was recently introduced in the General Assembly, and includes numerous proposals to lead the state to a clean energy economy.

The Consumers and Climate First Act proposes to “decarbonize fuels during the transition to electrification, and establishes minimum biodiesel standards (B20) for diesel sold in Illinois to smooth the transition to an electrified transportation sector.”

“It is important that we have that policy on the books to show the rest of the country that Illinois means what it says about biodiesel and we are going to go forward and make sure we are a leader on the topic,” said Andrew Larson, director of public policy with Illinois Soybean Growers. “We are the No. 1 producing soybean state in the country, the No. 2 producing corn state, and we are in the top 5 or 6 in population, and that puts us in a position to lead on the use of biodiesel blends.”

The legislation also phases out coal by 2030 and natural gas by 2045 through a carbon price, which will direct revenue to impacted communities. It also provides short-term state support for two nuclear plants.

“We are careening towards a fatal cliff and nothing else that we do in the General Assembly will matter if we don’t very seriously get focused on sustainable, clean energy resources like wind, solar, and energy efficiency to combat global climate change,” said Rep. Kam Buckner, House sponsor of the legislation. “The time to act by passing inclusive climate change and clean energy legislation is now and not a moment later.”

The Illinois Farm Bureau recently responded to the USDA’s request for public comment on tackling the climate crisis at home and abroad. Comments from IFB members are intended to contribute to the broad spectrum of stakeholder input the USDA will use to develop and implement additional climate-oriented programs and solutions.

Many members indicated they would like to see increased funding for the Conservation Stewardship Program and Conservation Reserve Program, two USDA programs that reward farmers who adopt climate-smart farming practices.

In addition, IFB members across the state shared concerns about incentive-based carbon markets. Many feel that incentives should be tied to the land, and early adopters of climate-smart agriculture practices should be treated fairly and recognized with benefits.

Lauren Lurkins, director of Natural and Environmental Resources with the Illinois Farm Bureau, said the earth’s climate is a concern for farmers.

“Here in Illinois, anecdotally we hear from our farmers of more intense spring rains and then periods of potentially moving into drought, so these very drastic things maybe they didn’t see a couple of decades ago,” Lurkins said.





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2A For Today – “The 2nd Greatest Command”

This is the full first episode of 2A For Today!
I want to kickoff this program by giving you all a little background on how I see the Second Amendment, so that you can get an idea of why I am passionate about supporting and defending it.

The founders of this country took many of their cues on morality and what constitutes justice and law from the word of God. I don’t believe that they were all Christians, but you don’t have to have the Holy Spirit to read the Old and New Testaments and witness the vast wisdom and moral clarity that exudes from its pages.

I believe that the founders wanted to codify protecting our rights to perform the two great commands in the first two amendments.



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