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Shock Executive Order Greenlights Quarantines, Involuntary Commitment Amid COVID Fears

Shock Executive Order Greenlights Quarantines, Involuntary Commitment Amid COVID Fears

By Joe Kovacs   An executive order signed quietly by Tennessee’s Republican governor is troubling some Americans as it greenlights the National Guard and State Guard to implement quarantines and involuntary commitment of citizens “in connection with certain health care and emergency services operations,” with the governor specifically concerned about “an increase in COVID-19 cases.” Gov. Bill Lee […]

National Guard to Continue D.C. Green Zone Patrols for 2 and a Half More Months

National Guard to Continue D.C. Green Zone Patrols for 2 and a Half More Months

R. Mitchell Source: Conservative Daily News CDN The Pentagon will keep a military presence around the Capitol Building until May 23, 2021, according to a Department of Defense statement. Nearly 2,300 National Guard personnel will continue a defense mission that, so far, seems unneeded.  This decision was made after a thorough review of a request by […]

National Guard Places Inspectors At Catering Facility After Metal Shavings And Undercooked Meat Found In Meals

National Guard Places Inspectors At Catering Facility After Metal Shavings And Undercooked Meat Found In Meals

KAYLEE GREENLEE Reporter Metal shavings and raw meat were reportedly found in catered meals provided to members of the National Guard stationed at the U.S. Capitol building over the weekend. Sardi’s catering is a family-owned business based in Maryland and is responsible for making and delivering over 15,000 meals to the DC Armory daily.  Representatives […]

Portland Mayor Blames Violence on Small Group, Says City Isn’t a ‘Dark Dystopia’

Portland Mayor Blames Violence on Small Group, Says City Isn’t a ‘Dark Dystopia’

BY ZACHARY STIEBER Portland Mayor and Police Commissioner Ted Wheeler on Wednesday blamed continuing violence on a “a few dozen individuals” who he said are hijacking the city’s proud tradition of protesting. “They’re intent on creating mayhem and attacking and harming people, not just property. That’s a line that we can’t allow our community to cross. Not […]

Oregon Governor Says No National Guard Help for Portland Before Another Riot

Oregon Governor Says No National Guard Help for Portland Before Another Riot

BY ZACHARY STIEBER Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Tuesday she would not send the National Guard to help deal with continued unrest in Portland. Hours later, another riot took place. A group of about 150, many wearing helmets, gas masks, and body armor and carrying shields, descended on City Hall after 9:30 p.m. Some smashed windows and entered the building, including people […]

National Guard Activated in 28 States as Riots Continue

National Guard Activated in 28 States as Riots Continue

BY IVAN PENTCHOUKOV More than 20,400 National Guard soldiers and airmen have been called up in 28 states and the District of Columbia as of June 2 in response to riots in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The riots erupted out of peaceful protests, with far-left extremist groups fomenting much of the violence, looting and […]

Los Angeles Mobilizes National Guard to Quell Violence, Looting

Los Angeles Mobilizes National Guard to Quell Violence, Looting

BY ISABEL VAN BRUGEN   Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti called on the California National Guard to patrol the streets of the nation’s second largest city on May 31 as protests intensified across the United States in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. After Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Los Angeles county, the […]

A Huge Reduction In Troops At The Border Could Happen Quickly

A Huge Reduction In Troops At The Border Could Happen Quickly

Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator   A Pentagon spokesman revealed that the number of U.S. troops deployed at the southern border could be cut in half by the end of March. There were roughly 4,000 troops placed on the U.S.-Mexico border as of early March. Around 1,100 are currently assisting with work on mobile surveillance […]

California Governor Wants National Guard To Help Struggling Pot Industry Instead Of Protecting Borders

California Governor Wants National Guard To Help Struggling Pot Industry Instead Of Protecting Borders

Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator   California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom is hoping to pull National Guard troops away from the U.S.-Mexico border to help protect his state’s struggling marijuana industry. Faced with competition from a robust black market, the legal cannabis industry in California has not experienced the growth that supporters had expected. Newsom […]

Gavin Newsom to Scale Down National Guard Presence at Border

Gavin Newsom to Scale Down National Guard Presence at Border

By Katherine Rodriguez California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that he is looking to scale down the state’s National Guard presence at the U.S.-Mexico border, pulling nearly 400 troops from the border assisting President Donald Trump’s border enforcement efforts and assigning them to other duties. Newsom’s announcement comes as a rebuke of Trump’s order to strengthen military […]

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