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Happy Father’s Day, everyone at WWJ-TV! You’re going to be featured on a Project Veritas report! Now, onto the weather.

That, at least, was the message from April Moss, a meteorologist at the Detroit CBS affiliate, who became the second reporter in recent weeks to announce on air that she was working with the investigative journalistic outfit to expose what she said was censorship at a local news outlet.

“Today we saw temperatures above normal again topping out at 85 degrees at Metro Airport,” Moss said during the Sunday forecast.

“Plenty of sunshine today, but all good things must come to an end, and that starts as early as tomorrow morning with showers moving in around 8 a.m.”

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Then: “And speaking of a brand-new week, I will be sitting down this week with Project Veritas to discuss the discrimination that CBS is enforcing upon its employees.

“Tune into Project Veritas for my full story.”

“Now, later Monday, we will see those showers continuing through late morning,” Moss said, presumably with a control room busy spilling coffee over each other.

Moss’ on-air announcement that she was working with Project Veritas mirrors that of Ivory Hecker, the KRIV-TV reporter in Houston who announced last week she’d been working with James O’Keefe’s journalistic outfit.

“Fox Corp. has been muzzling me to keep certain information from you, the viewers, and from what I am gathering, I am not the only reporter subjected to this,” Hecker said on June 14.

“I am going to be releasing some recordings about what goes on behind the scenes at Fox because it applies to you the viewers.

“I found a nonprofit journalism group called Project Veritas. It’s going to help put that out tomorrow,” she continued.

Much of the censorship Hecker described had to do with the controversial drug hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial agent that some felt showed promise against COVID-19. Others, however, pointed to negative studies — and, perhaps just as importantly as far as they were concerned, the fact that then-President Donald Trump was a big backer of the medication.

Two turning points Hecker described involved an interview she got with Dr. Joseph Varon, the chief of critical care at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, and a post she made on social media.

In the case of her interview with Varon, he gave a positive response to a question she gave about the drug.

“You know, that’s a great question,” Varon said when asked about it.

“And the answer is yes, we have used it. I mean, we know that it’s a drug that has been politicized up to the wazoo. We’ve used it. We use it with good success.”

Then she made a social media post regarding the censorship around the controversial pro-hydroxychloroquine physician Dr. Stella Immanuel — whose group, America’s Frontline Doctors, found itself booted from roughly every platform short of Friendster after hosting a news conference in Washington, D.C., to urge widespread adoption of the drug.

Agree or disagree with the group or the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine — Hecker told Project Veritas she had “never, to this day, advocated for that drug” — she said the very mention of the medicine and the censorship around it threw her superiors at KRIV into a tizzy.

“Fox came at my throat for standing up against censorship,” Hecker told Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe.



Susan Schiller, the vice president and news director at KRIV, was recorded telling Hecker she “need[ed] to cease and desist posting about hydroxychloroquine.”

“In my opinion you’ve failed, as a reporter, to not know more if you were going to post about hydroxychloroquine, that you didn’t look it up, and look at the latest post, the latest research about it,” Schiller said.

Other revelations included recordings of a sales rep from the station saying Centers for Disease Control and Protection ad dollars could theoretically change coverage about COVID-19 treatments and vaccines and a photographer from KRIV telling Project Veritas that the station’s producers cover vaccines because they’re “[a]bout 25 years old, they don’t pay ’em squat … They just regurgitate what they are fed. And so that’s how it ends up being that, it’s low-hanging fruit … ‘They’re doing vaccines across town? Well, let’s go get video of that.’”

If that’s what they managed to get from Hecker, get your popcorn ready. Happy Father’s Day indeed, WWJ-TV.

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Meat Loaf, Prince Andrew Reportedly Had Brawl: ‘I Don’t Give a S*** Who You Are’

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As the tributes pour in for singer Meat Loaf, who passed away this week, a resurfaced account he once gave of an interaction he had with Prince Andrew has captured attention.

Andrew, the third child of Queen Elizabeth II, has gained notoriety over the last several years thanks to his ties to the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, with whom he once rubbed elbows.

One of Epstein’s highest-profile accusers has long alleged that Andrew sexually abused her when she was just 17 under the supervision of Epstein and his recently convicted accomplice, Ghislaine Maxwell. Andrew has categorically denied her allegations.

The accuser, Virginia Giuffre, filed a lawsuit against Andrew in New York — before he was stripped of his royal titles by Queen Elizabeth herself this month.

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Giuffre has rebuked Andrew for seemingly thinking he could get away with his crimes thanks to his royal status, and in 1987, the prince allegedly told Meat Loaf he was untouchable.

The Daily Mail reported that, according to Meat Loaf, he and Andrew once got into a bit of a tussle. The two were filming for a one-off charity event when the prince accused the rockstar of flirting with his then-wife, Sarah Ferguson.

“Fergie wasn’t exactly flirting with me, but she was paying attention to me, and I think Andrew got a little — I could be wrong, I’m just reading into this — I think he got a little jealous,” Meat Loaf, whose real name was Marvin Lee Aday, told the Guardian in 2003.

“Anyway, he tried to push me in the water. He tried to push me in the moat,” he continued. “So I turned around and I grabbed him and he goes, ‘You can’t touch me. I’m royal.’

“I said, ‘Well, you tried to push me in the moat, Jack, I don’t give a s*** who you are, you’re going in the moat,’” Meat Loaf claimed.

He also said he had a “great time” at the event, but based on what he heard, the queen wasn’t too thrilled about what happened and “hated him” for hassling her son.

The Mail noted that the legendary singer made a number of wild claims, including that he’d once given a ride to murderous cult leader Charles Manson and that the Secret Service had used his car during John F. Kennedy’s assassination, so I’d certainly recommend taking this story with a grain of salt.

That said, it is consistent with another glossy tabloid story this week from a former Buckingham Palace maid who revealed the verbally abusive, entitled behavior with which Andrew was allegedly wont to treat the staff.

According to The Sun, Andrew once asked Charlotte Briggs, “Can’t you f***ing do anything right?” after making her close a small gap in some curtains that he was sitting just yards away from.

“This man fought for his country in the Falklands but couldn’t stand up to close his own curtains,” she said. “It was utterly ridiculous but spoke volumes about him.

“Andrew definitely put a downer on things. He thinks he’s above everyone,” Briggs said, adding that, in contrast, other royals such as princes Charles and Edward were “wonderful.”

Giuffre hinted that she’d had a similar experience with her alleged abuser’s behavior when she filed her lawsuit last year, explaining in a statement, “I am holding Prince Andrew accountable for what he did to me” because “the powerful and rich are not exempt from being held responsible for their actions.”

Meat Loaf, as he told it, certainly didn’t care that Andrew was a royal when he stood up for himself in 1987 — and in 2022, Andrew will face his accuser as a private citizen as Giuffre stands up for herself and victims everywhere.

Seems rather fitting, don’t you think?

This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.

As the tributes pour in for singer Meat Loaf, who passed away this week, a resurfaced account he once gave of an interaction he had with Prince Andrew has captured attention. Andrew, the third child of Queen Elizabeth II, has gained notoriety over the last several years thanks to his ties to the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, with whom he once rubbed elbows. One of Epstein’s highest-profile accusers has long alleged that Andrew sexually abused her when she was just 17 under the supervision of Epstein and his recently convicted accomplice, Ghislaine Maxwell. Andrew has categorically denied her allegations. The accuser, Virginia Giuffre, filed a lawsuit against Andrew in New York — before he was stripped of his royal titles by Queen Elizabeth herself this month. Giuffre has rebuked Andrew for seemingly thinking he could get away with his crimes thanks to his royal status, and in 1987, the prince allegedly told Meat Loaf he was untouchable. The Daily Mail reported that, according to Meat Loaf, he and Andrew once got into a bit of a tussle. The two were filming for a one-off charity event when the prince accused the rockstar of flirting with his then-wife, Sarah Ferguson. “Fergie wasn’t exactly flirting with me, but she was paying attention to me, and I think Andrew got a little — I could be wrong, I’m just reading into this — I think he got a little jealous,” Meat Loaf, whose real name was Marvin Lee Aday, told the Guardian in 2003. “Anyway, he tried to push me in the water. He tried to push me in the moat,” he continued. “So I turned around and I grabbed him and he goes, ‘You can’t touch me. I’m royal.’ “I said, ‘Well, you tried to push me in the moat, Jack,…

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GOP Closing In on Hunter: Senators Demand to See Shady Travel Logs, Say Secret Service Hid Info

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Hunter Biden is leading a quiet life now. He’s busy peddling his paintings to whoever wants them. People seem to, although that probably has more to do with the last name in the signature than the aesthetic value of what’s on the rest of the canvas.

In a former life, however, Hunter used to peddle influence — and not just at home. Between his activities in Ukraine, Mexico, China and Kazakhstan, inter alia, it seems the only continent where Hunter wasn’t selling the Biden name was Antarctica.

Then again, he might have been doing business there, too. Hunter’s international contacts are extensive, after all — and we’ve been covering them at The Western Journal from the beginning, back when the establishment media was content to ignore his corruption. You can help us keep bringing readers the truth by subscribing.

However, we wouldn’t know if Hunter was doing expensive consulting down on the frozen continent — if only because the Secret Service is keeping his travel records redacted.

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According to a letter from GOP Sens. Charles Grassley of Iowa and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin to the director of the Secret Service, the agency’s redactions of Hunter’s travel records during Barack Obama’s presidency “impede our offices’ ability to understand the full scope of the interactions” Hunter engaged in while his father was vice president.

Hunter reportedly traveled aboard Air Force Two, the airplane used by the vice president, to China and Mexico on what appeared to be business trips. His travel under the protection of the Secret Service was more extensive than that — although how extensive remains unknown, because when Grassley and Johnson requested Hunter’s travel records, significant portions were blacked out.

“The [U.S. Secret Service’s] production contains extensive Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) redactions, which do not apply to Congress and should not be applied to this production,” the senators wrote in the Tuesday letter.

They also said the Secret Service “hid names and other information contained in email conversations regarding Hunter Biden without any proper legal justification.”

In one case, they said, the Secret Service redacted information pertaining to an individual on then-Vice President Joe Biden’s detail who may have arranged seats for Hunter and his business partners on a private flight from Paris to Kazakhstan.

“The USSS records that we previously made public show that Hunter Biden was in Paris, France from May 29, 2014, to June 7, 2014, while a protectee,” they wrote. “The USSS records do not show whether USSS personnel or Hunter Biden traveled to Kazakhstan in May or June 2014.”

There are even more significant gaps in the travel records provided to the senators.

“We determined that even though Hunter Biden was a USSS protectee from January 2009 through July 2014, the USSS did not produce any communications regarding Hunter Biden’s travel for the years 2010, 2011, and 2013.

“The USSS’s lack of communications during these years raises questions given that USSS travel records show that Hunter Biden made trips to China and other destinations around the world, including, Russia, Italy, Spain and Mexico.”

Just to clarify why this is important, let’s go back to the first major Hunter Biden-related red flag: Burisma.

Burisma, you may remember, is a Ukrainian energy company. Hunter doesn’t have much experience in the energy sector, or in Ukraine — or in Eastern Europe, for that matter. However, Burisma was paying him $50,000 a month to sit on its board because he did … stuff. I guess.

Keep in mind, too, that this wasn’t a particularly functional period in Hunter’s life; it’s not like he aced the interview if he was in the state he says he was in at the time. As detailed in his memoir “Beautiful Things,” he was so desperately addicted to alcohol and crack cocaine that he says he smoked parmesan cheese and combed his rugs for pieces of crack rock.

“I went one time for 13 days without sleeping and smoking crack and drinking vodka exclusively throughout that entire time,” Hunter told “CBS Sunday Morning” in April of last year.

“I spent more time on my hands and knees picking through rugs, smoking anything that even remotely resembled crack cocaine. I probably smoked more parmesan cheese than anyone that you know.”



Our cheese-smoking protagonist was also doing business abroad at the time, which included significant entanglements with Mexican oligarchs and multifarious connections in China.

Not to belabor the point, but he was living the life of a hyper-successful international businessman while consuming such massive quantities of illicit substances that it’s a miracle he ever got out of his house. This doesn’t seem to have happened on merit.

In an appearance on Fox News on Friday, Grassley said it was “like pulling teeth to get answers from the executive branch, particularly on this subject,” but promised accountability for the president’s son, even if the Secret Service is covering for him.

“We know that [Hunter Biden] traveled sometimes in an airplane with his father,” Grassley said. “I can’t make any accusations against the president of the United States, but I think we have a right to know what the son was doing in those instances.”

When asked whether the Secret Service was hiding something in order to protect Hunter, Grassley said, “At this point, you can’t draw any other conclusions.”

“It’s very suspicious,” he added.

It always has been.

This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.

Hunter Biden is leading a quiet life now. He’s busy peddling his paintings to whoever wants them. People seem to, although that probably has more to do with the last name in the signature than the aesthetic value of what’s on the rest of the canvas. In a former life, however, Hunter used to peddle influence — and not just at home. Between his activities in Ukraine, Mexico, China and Kazakhstan, inter alia, it seems the only continent where Hunter wasn’t selling the Biden name was Antarctica. Then again, he might have been doing business there, too. Hunter’s international contacts are extensive, after all — and we’ve been covering them at The Western Journal from the beginning, back when the establishment media was content to ignore his corruption. You can help us keep bringing readers the truth by subscribing. However, we wouldn’t know if Hunter was doing expensive consulting down on the frozen continent — if only because the Secret Service is keeping his travel records redacted. According to a letter from GOP Sens. Charles Grassley of Iowa and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin to the director of the Secret Service, the agency’s redactions of Hunter’s travel records during Barack Obama’s presidency “impede our offices’ ability to understand the full scope of the interactions” Hunter engaged in while his father was vice president. Hunter reportedly traveled aboard Air Force Two, the airplane used by the vice president, to China and Mexico on what appeared to be business trips. His travel under the protection of the Secret Service was more extensive than that — although how extensive remains unknown, because when Grassley and Johnson requested Hunter’s travel records, significant portions were blacked out. “The [U.S. Secret Service’s] production contains extensive Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) redactions, which do not apply to Congress…

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