News Roundup & Comment
Series Crosstalk America
Here's your weekly selection of news highlights from the Crosstalk news desk:
--The Biden administration raises the terror threat alert over concerns of misinformation dealing with election fraud and COVID-19.
--Senator Ted Cruz denounces the soft-on-crime policies coming from Democrats.
--The Ontario Premiere declares a state of emergency in response to the ongoing Ambassador Bridge blockade and protests in Ottawa against COVID-19 restrictions.
--The Biden administration is urging the Prime Minister of Canada to use federal powers to end the truck blockade by Canadians.
--4 Canadian provinces move to lift COVID-19 restrictions.
--Legacy media fails to report about a car that plowed through a group of demonstrators against COVID restrictions in Winnipeg, Canada.
--Truckers in the U.S. are also organizing a protest where participants will drive across the nation from California to Washington, DC.
--The European Freedom Convoy 2022 is preparing to hit the highway on February 14 with Brussels as the destination point.
--French police threatening truckers and protesters who are gathered in convoys making their way to Paris.
--Two Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee allege that the CIA has a secret undisclosed data repository that includes information collected about Americans.
--A group of lawmakers led by Senators Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Lindsey Graham, have reintroduced the Earn-It Act of 2022 (S-3538). This would pave the way for a massive, new surveillance system run by private companies that would roll back some of the most important privacy and security features and technology used by people around the world.
|Feb 11, 2022