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New Planned Parenthood cartoon targets KIDS: ‘Puberty blockers are safe…they work like a stop sign’

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Planned Parenthood has just released a new cartoon video titled, “Is This Normal? Puberty in Intersex and Non-Binary People, Explained.”

“As you go from being a kid to a grown up, your body will change,” the video is captioned. “Learn more in this video about puberty and what it means for you.”

But rather than “explaining” the norms of puberty, the cheerful cartoon commercial quickly steers kids toward “hormone replacement therapy,” “surgeries,” and “puberty blockers.”

“Some people decide on hormones or surgeries to help their bodies match up to their gender identity or how they feel inside about themselves,” the video tells kids.

“Your gender identity is real. You should be the one to decide what changes you want to make to your body,” the advertisement continues. “There are medicines you can take to delay puberty for a while. They’re called puberty blockers, and they work like a stop sign … puberty blockers are safe and can give you more time to figure out what feels right for you, your body, and your gender identity.”

Is This Normal? Puberty in Intersex and Non-Binary People, Explained | Planned Parenthood Video

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On “The News & Why It Matters,” BlazeTV host Sara Gonzales blasted Planned Parenthood’s predatory new revenue source and revealed the ugly truth about these so-called “safe” medical “treatments.”

“The reason that I find this [commercial] to be particularly infuriating is because I know the truth about these puberty blockers,” Sara said. “I know the truth about this gender-affirming care, and all of these medications, and all of these things with potential side effects, and potentially irreversible effects that are not discussed within the medical community. The ‘trusted adult’ that they mention [in the video], the doctors, the nurses, none of those people actually tell you the real truth about what can happen.”

Sara then played a heartbreaking video clip of a “detransitioned” woman who suffers from borderline personality disorder but was misled to believe that a gender transition was the “cure” for her very difficult mental illness.

“I just took the cure that was handed to me. I was told that I was being given a cure, and I wouldn’t want to kill myself any more. Um, and it wasn’t true,” the woman sobs. “I lost my voice. I lost my chest. I don’t know if I’m going to be able to have kids. I feel like no one wants to date me or love me because I’m ruined.”

“Difficult to watch? Yes. Absolutely necessary to watch? Yes,” Sara stated. “Because this is the real truth about what the medical community is doing to all of these confused or mentally ill kids, and teens, and adults. And they don’t want to talk about it, but we will.”

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Two trespassing teens dead after backyard shootout with homeowner; the pair reportedly stole airsoft rifle in burglary of nearby home

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Two trespassing teenage males died after a backyard shootout with a homeowner in Northglenn, Colorado, on Sunday afternoon — and the pair reportedly stole an airsoft rifle in a burglary of a nearby home prior to the shootout.

What are the details?

Northglenn police received a report of trespassing and felony menacing and said the teens broke a fence and entered the back yard of a home in the 11600 block of Pearl Street around 2 p.m., KCNC-TV reported.

The homeowner approached the teens, and the station said a shootout ensued.

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Police responded to the scene and found the teens wounded by gunfire, KCNC said. They were taken to a hospital, where they both died, the station said, adding that no one else was reported hurt.

Police did not release the names of the teens or the homeowner, but the family of one of the juveniles identified him as 16-year-old Ismael Cordova.

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Officers got a warrant to search the home Sunday evening and said the homeowner was cooperating with investigators, KUSA-TV reported, adding that Northglenn police didn’t say whether the homeowner will be charged.

KUSA legal expert Scott Robinson told the station that Colorado’s “Make My Day law,” which lets residents use deadly force against intruders, doesn’t apply to the homeowner in this case because the intruders never entered the home.

But Robinson said the homeowner could still avoid charges under the state’s self-defense laws, KUSA added.

“You can’t use deadly force to protect mere property,” Robinson noted to KUSA. “If you reasonably believe that you need to use deadly force to protect yourself from serious bodily injury or death, you are free to use deadly force and need not retreat.”

Cops say juveniles burglarized nearby home

Police believe the juveniles burglarized a nearby home just hours before the shootout, KCNC-TV reported in a separate story, which noted that an airsoft rifle was stolen from the home.

LJ Percival and her son noticed their home was burglarized when they returned to it Sunday, after which she called 911, the station said.

“We started looking through the house and noticed they had rummaged through my room and his room,” Percival told KCNC. “We were totally violated. They went through my underwear and all my clothes.”

The station said the only item taken from her home was her son’s airsoft rifle.

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“I was concerned because what were they going to use it for? Airsoft rifles look like real guns with the exception of a little orange butt on them,” she told KCNC.

The station said it asked Northglenn police additional questions about the weapon the teens fired in the shootout with the nearby homeowner, but KCNC said police didn’t respond.

The station also said it tried to speak on Monday evening with the homeowner involved in the shootout with the teens, but the homeowner had no comment.

‘You have a right to stand your ground’

“I don’t think it’s easy for anybody to take some another person’s life, especially a child,” Percival told KCNC. “But at the end of the day, you have a right to stand your ground.”

Percival’s son David saved $300 to buy the airsoft gun, the station said.

“It didn’t really hit me until I found out this morning that they had passed away. They are kids the end of the day,” she added to KCNC. “I really hope that something positive comes out of this. Parents should get more involved in their kids’ lives and know where your kids are and what they’re doing. It could cost them their lives.”

2 juveniles killed in Northglenn wanted in nearby burglary just hours before

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Family of one of the fatally shot teens speaks out

“I know he made mistakes, but he didn’t deserve this,” Ismael Rodriguez — the father of one of the fatally shot teens, Ismael Cordova — told KDVR-TV. “If somebody is breaking into your shed, they could have called the cops. There’s other alternatives than to just go outside and start shooting.”

Natasha Rodriguez — Cordova’s stepmother — added to KDVR that he “didn’t deserve to die.”

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“I don’t know what he was thinking that day,” she also told the station. “I don’t know if he’d intentionally made the wrong choices, but he didn’t deserve to die. He didn’t deserve to be shot. Neither did the other child.”

Shirley Gallegos — Cordova’s great-grandmother — told KDVR that “it’s just not right, especially these young kids, you know, they’re just beginning their lives. Now at 16, he’s gone.”

Family of 16-year-old killed in Northglenn wants answers

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LIBERAL MELTDOWN: Elon Musk will finalize TWITTER purchase

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Steven Crowder announced that Scooby Doo’s Velma is now an official lesbian, as Hollywood continues to ensure there is a gay on TV at all times. He examines why that is. Also, it looks like Elon Musk is finalizing the Twitter deal for real this time. And who sabotaged the Nord Stream pipeline? That and more on Wednesday’s episode of “Louder with Crowder.”

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WH takes coward’s way out when confronted over Biden’s praise of Coast Guard hero facing discharge due to COVID vaccine mandate

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The White House is refusing to answer questions about President Joe Biden’s praise for a Coast Guard rescue swimmer who faces termination for not getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

What is the background?

After Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida last week, U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmers traversed the dangerous floodwaters to rescue more than a dozen people.

After the rescues, President Joe Biden personally thanked one of the rescue swimmers, Aviation Survival Technician Second Class Zach Loesch. Despite his valorous service, Loesch is reportedly on track to be discharged from the Coast Guard because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19.

Loesch applied for a religious exception, but he was denied; his appeal of that decision was also denied.

“If I had asked any of the people I saved yesterday if they wanted to come with me even though I am unvaccinated, every single one of them would have said ‘yes,'” Loesch told journalist Kristina Wong. “It just sucks that he thanked me yet his vaccine mandate is what’s kicking me out.”

What did the WH say?

On Tuesday, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre was asked whether President Joe Biden will reconsider his administration’s vaccine mandate for military members after praising Loesch’s heroism.

After saying Biden has the “deepest respect” for the U.S. Coast Guard “heroes,” Jean-Pierre refused to answer the question.

Instead, Jean-Pierre suggested the question is beyond her work purview even though it focuses on Biden, who is under her purview as the president’s chief spokeswoman.

“I would refer you specifically to the U.S. Coast Guard on this issue, on this individual question,” she said. “It’s not something that I would comment from here.”

“But, you know, there, of course, have been multiple vaccination requirements, as you know, in place for quite some time,” she added. “Again, I’m not going to comment from here on an individual case.”

10/04/22: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre

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What about the vaccine mandate?

The Biden administration mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all service members last August.

But despite vaccine mandates being rolled back across the country, the military has retained it and is enforcing it against otherwise upstanding service members.

The decision to discharge members of the Coast Guard has become quite controversial, earning scorn from lawmakers and retired admirals alike.

‘Conspiracy theory’ criticized by NY Times confirmed one day later: CEO of election-software company arrested for allegedly giving poll worker data to communist Chinese government

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On October 3, the New York Times’ Stuart Thompson criticized so-called “far-right election deniers” for a “conspiracy theory” alleging that Konnech, an election software company based in East Lansing, Michigan, had “secret ties to the Chinese Communist Party and had given the Chinese government backdoor access to personal data about two million poll workers in the United States.”

Thompson, a “misinformation and disinformation” reporter, suggested that these claims, which allegedly made the CEO of the company cry, were used to “raise doubts about the integrity of American elections.”

The NY Times piece ended in a quote from the company’s 51-year-old Chinese-born CEO, Eugene Yu: “They had no interest in the truth. … The truth is inconvenient.”

On October 4, Konnech CEO Eugene Yu was arrested on suspicion of theft of personal identifying information and computer hard drives.

In a statement issued after Yu’s arrest, Los Angeles District Attorney George Gasc?n said, “Data breaches are an ongoing threat to our digital way of life. When we entrust a company to hold our confidential data, they must be willing and able to protect our personal identifying information from theft. Otherwise, we are all victims”

According to Gasc?n’s office, while Konnech was required to store sensitive election-related data in the United States and only make it accessible to citizens and permanent residents, the company had stored data on servers in China.

True the Vote, a Texas-based nonprofit founded in 2009 with a mandate to bolster election integrity, was sued by Konnech last month for defamation, after True the Vote claimed the company was guilty of that for which Yu has now been arrested.

On Tuesday, True the Vote issued a statement, saying, “Konnech CEO Eugene Yu was arrested based on alleged evidence of the very activities he and his organization attempted to suppress.”

True the Vote, tarred by Thompson as “far-right election deniers” and “conspiracy theorists,” added, “Konnech was assisted by many reporters who unblinkingly accepted their now discredited claims as fact, and simply repeated them.”

The arrest

Yu was arrested in Meridian Township in Michigan with the assistance of the East Lansing Police and the Ingham County sheriff’s office.

Investigators dispatched by the LA DA’s office seized computer hard drives and other “digital evidence” relevant to the charges.

The DA’s office is seeking Yu’s extradition to Los Angeles.

Gasc?n noted that the investigation was concerned with the personal identifying information of election workers and assured that Yu’s alleged criminal conduct “had no impact on the tabulation of votes and did not alter election results.”

Konnech sells a proprietary software called PollChief, an election worker management system. It was used by Los Angeles County in the last California election, where it has a five-year, $2.9 million contract. Its software requires election workers to submit personal identifying information. Konnech retains that information.

According Konnech’s lawsuit, the company holds other contracts nationwide.

The company previously claimed that all of its data was stored on servers in the United States. The NY Times reported that, according to Konnech, the company had “no ties to the Chinese government.”

However, Gasc?n suggested that Konnech had “allegedly violated its contract by storing critical information that the workers provided on servers in China,” where Yu had lived until 1986.

Gasc?n added, “We intend to hold all those responsible for this breach accountable.”

The LA Times reported that prosecutors learned of the data breach through a “separate investigation.”

True the Vote

In the statement it released after Yu’s arrest, True the Vote noted that it was “honored to have played a small role in what must have been a wide ranging and complex investigation.”

The organization’s founder, Catherine Engelbrecht, said, “Election integrity should not be a partisan issue, nor should media try to suppress all conversation about it in a way that benefits one party.”

Engelbrecht added that True the Vote “will continue to report evidence of threats to our election process and work with law enforcement to ensure our elections are a secure space for all American voters.”

When working with a cyber analyst in 2021, Engelbrecht and True the Vote’s Gregg Phillips reportedly found “an oddity in some of the URLs” related to PollChief’s data gathering. After determining that some of the URLs resolved in a Chinese IP address and concluding that “this was a major national security risk,” they took the information to the FBI.

The FBI allegedly “said the information was forwarded to their counter-intelligence operation, and a counter-intelligence op was opened up in January or February of 2021.”

It is unclear if Tuesday’s arrest was the result of that alleged investigation.

The lawsuit

Konnech Inc. filed a defamation lawsuit against True the Vote on September 12, suggesting that the group’s accusations of wrongdoing were damaging and would prove “particularly problematic in light of the upcoming 2022 midterm elections, for which Konnech has contracts to provide election logistics software for voting districts across the country.”

The lawsuit suggested that True the Vote and its leaders “falsely claimed that they discovered that Konnech had an unsecured server located in Wuhan, China.”

The lawsuit stated, “Defendants have falsely accused Konnech of storing sensitive and personal data–including social security numbers, email addresses, phone numbers, and banking information–on 1.8 million U.S. poll workers on servers in China.”

It also emphasized that “Konnech does not, and has never, stored any actual customer or poll worker data on any server in China as Defendants falsely claim.”

Konnech and members of the media who reported on the lawsuit suggested that True the Vote leaders’ intimations that Yu may have been cooperating with Chinese communists were racist and xenophobic and that the claim Yu was spearheading a “Red Chinese communist op run against the United States” was not an expression of geopolitical concern but of bigotry.

Last month, Judge Kenneth Hoyt of the U.S. District Court granted Konnech’s request for a temporary restraining order against Engelbrecht and Phillips, finding that the company would “suffer irreparable injury” without it.

The defamation lawsuit is likely to be affected in the event of Yu’s conviction.

Ridicule

The New York Times has come under fire for boldly parroting the Konnech CEO’s claims a day before his arrest.

The Federalist’s Mollie Hemingway wrote, “I have never seen anything age this poorly, this quickly.”

Thompson has kept his discredited article pinned to his Twitter page.

Nuclear Weapons Convoy Spotted in Central Russia Headed for Ukraine Border

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NATO has warned member states that Russia is planning to test its nuclear-capable submarine Poseidon in the Black Sea. This is in response to Vladimir Putin’s efforts to dissuade Western countries from supporting Ukraine in war.

A train controlled by the secretive Russian nuclear department is also heading for Ukraine. Many international nuclear experts think Putin is playing with his capabilities, not planning any specific nuclear action. Putin may feel that he is forced to use nuclear weapons to show NATO that he does not care about the situation or give Russia’s struggling forces an advantage in local tactics.

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Konrad Muzyka (a Polish defense analyst) said that the train was spotted in central Russia and was connected to the 12th main directorate of Russia’s ministry of defense. It was responsible for nuclear munitions storage, transport, maintenance, and issuance of units.

However, international analysts believe that the Black Sea could be a better place to show Putin’s willingness to use nuclear weapons. According to a senior defense source, he could be at serious risk if he decided to use a nuclear weapon on the battlefield. It could also go wrong. According to the source, “They could accidentally hit a Russian town near the Ukrainian border like Belgorod” He would then have to escalate.”

This “nuclear train”, as it is sometimes called, may contain more than meets the eye. Analysts suggest that the train may be transporting more mundane supplies than nuclear weapons. However, as long as the West militaries believe it is a nuke train then whatever it is carrying has special significance.

Ukraine Territory Defence Forces Russian Nuclear Train has been spotted on the border of Ukraine where Putin extends to carry out a Nuclear Test on Intelligence. West & Ukraine will not be threatened by Putin Ukraine will continue to take their land back https://t.co/2hjBBGJXmP

— Jessica Martina Winfield (@Jessica72351918) October 4, 2022

It is important to note that Putin knows that NATO and the U.S. have their eyes on this train and what it’s carrying. Putin knows NATO keeps track of the drone submarine, also known as the Poseidon in the West, and is fully aware of its capabilities. Putin won’t surprise anyone if he chooses to increase nuclear weapons.

Andrew Futter, a University of Leicester nuclear weapons expert, stated that the nuclear submarine could be used for many tactical purposes and was more than a simple nuclear delivery platform. As with the train incident, he suggested that Russia was trying to signal to the West to stop interfering in the conflict.

However, a large number of analysts think that Putin is ready to escalate. Although the battlefield situation is not yet irretrievable the momentum is all in Ukraine’s favor.

James Rogers, Director of Research at the Council on Geostrategy said that he wouldn’t rule out a Russian nuke strike on Ukraine’s advancing forces, regardless of how unlikely it seemed. “Given how the Kremlin is making decisions at the moment, it’s impossible to discount anything. He said that the Russians are becoming desperate but that it would be a dramatic escalation and one that countries like India and China would surely condemn.”

Vladimir Putin made it clear that he believes Ukraine poses a threat to Mother Russia. He also stated that regime change in Kyiv is the only way to stop the war. Putin’s goal of achieving nuclear weapons is closer than ever.

The President of Ukraine, Zelenskyy, has rejected the idea of peace talks based on anything other than the return of all land Russia has taken over the past decade. This is the formula for Armageddon. It’s also suicidal for Ukraine. NATO countries, including the United States, are not likely to risk the annihilation of a corrupt and nominally democratic country like Ukraine. The White House should impeach the old, lazy fool who tries to link his political fortunes with the success of the Ukrainian military campaign.

Zelenskyy should immediately begin negotiations. His armies have deep wounded Russian pride. Let’s see how the actor can change roles from peacemaker to warrior.

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Loretta Lynn Passes Away At 90-Years-Old

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Loretta Lynn, a country music legend, died at the age of 90.

TMZ reports that she died of natural causes at her Tennessee home.

The queen of country music has gone on to her reward. Rest In Peace Loretta. pic.twitter.com/yAZ7iLuzfU

— Dr. Benjamin Braddock (@GraduatedBen) October 4, 2022

Lynn’s hit song “Coal Miner’s Daughter” as well as the biographical film of the same name, which won an award, detail her humble beginnings. She was the second child of eight siblings, with country-pop singer Crystal Gayle and Jay Webb being her other siblings.

At the age of 15, she married Oliver Lynn “Doolittle” Lynn. They remained married until his passing in 1996. Together they had six children, four of which survived, including Patsy Lynn Russell who co-produced her mother’s last albums.

In 1960, Lynn signed her first record contract. Success followed shortly thereafter. Conway Twitty recorded her duets, which sold millions of records. She also released 50 solo albums. The most recent was in 2021. Lynn was awarded three Grammys, as well as a host of other awards.

Her songs were often controversial, and many of them explored feminist themes. Although radio didn’t always love songs like “Rated X” or “The Pill”, it didn’t stop them from becoming hits. In many of her songs, she managed to keep a strong and independent streak.

Lynn had a complicated relationship with politics. She was a White House performer for both Democrats and Republicans. She also maintained a close friendship with Jimmy Carter, even though she gave to Republican candidates. Barack Obama gave her the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Yet, she voted for Donald Trump while on tour in 2016.

She continued to tour and record late in her life, despite a 2017 stroke and a broken hip that ended her days on the road. She is now with the God to whom she dedicated multiple Gospel albums. Pray for her family.

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Jinkies! New ‘Scooby-Doo’ movie makes Velma explicitly gay

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Velma, one of the key characters in the widely-beloved world of “Scooby-Doo” kids shows and movies, is clearly portrayed as a lesbian in the new movie “Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo!

Movie clips circulating online show Velma smitten with female character Coco Diablo.

In one clip, after setting eyes on Coco, Velma’s glasses fog up, her cheeks turn red, and she says, “Jinkies.”

In another clip, Velma visibly reacts after Coco Diablo says, “The cute one’s right,” and then grabs Velma’s shoulder.

And in another clip, Velma exclaims to Daphne, “OK, who am I kidding? I’m crushing big-time Daphne. What do I do? What do I say?”

The move to make Velma explicitly gay in the new animated movie does not come completely out of the blue, as individuals associated with earlier “Scooby-Doo” content have previously indicated that they viewed Velma as a gay character. But the on-screen evidence of Velma’s homosexuality in this new movie will likely disturb many parents who do not want their children exposed to such content.

James Gunn of the 2002 “Scooby-Doo” movie, and its sequel “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed,” had wanted to make Velma’s character a homosexual, but was blocked from doing so.

“I tried! In 2001 Velma was explicitly gay in my initial script. But the studio just kept watering it down & watering it down, becoming ambiguous (the version shot), then nothing (the released version) & finally having a boyfriend (the sequel),” Gunn wrote in a tweet in July of 2020 that has apparently been deleted.

Also Tony Cervone, who according to IMDB was a supervising producer with the television series “Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated,” had said that Velma was meant to be gay in that show.

According to screenshots of an Instagram comment, Cervone noted, “I’ve said this before, but Velma in Mystery Incorporated is not bi. She’s gay. We always planned on Velma acting a little off and out of character while she was dating Shaggy because that relationship was wrong for her and she had unspoken difficulty with the why. There are hints about the why in that episode with the mermaid, and if you follow the entire Marcie arc it seems as clear as we could make it 10 years ago. I don’t think Marcie and Velma had time to act on their feelings during the main timeline, but post reset, they are a couple. You can not like it, but this was our intention.”

Jinkies! New ‘Scooby-Doo’ movie makes Velma explicitly gay

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Velma, one of the key characters in the widely-beloved world of “Scooby-Doo” kids shows and movies, is clearly portrayed as a lesbian in the new movie “Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo!

Movie clips circulating online show Velma smitten with female character Coco Diablo.

In one clip, after setting eyes on Coco, Velma’s glasses fog up, her cheeks turn red, and she says, “Jinkies.”

In another clip, Velma visibly reacts after Coco Diablo says, “The cute one’s right,” and then grabs Velma’s shoulder.

And in another clip, Velma exclaims to Daphne, “OK, who am I kidding? I’m crushing big-time Daphne. What do I do? What do I say?”

The move to make Velma explicitly gay in the new animated movie does not come completely out of the blue, as individuals associated with earlier “Scooby-Doo” content have previously indicated that they viewed Velma as a gay character. But the on-screen evidence of Velma’s homosexuality in this new movie will likely disturb many parents who do not want their children exposed to such content.

James Gunn of the 2002 “Scooby-Doo” movie, and its sequel “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed,” had wanted to make Velma’s character a homosexual, but was blocked from doing so.

“I tried! In 2001 Velma was explicitly gay in my initial script. But the studio just kept watering it down & watering it down, becoming ambiguous (the version shot), then nothing (the released version) & finally having a boyfriend (the sequel),” Gunn wrote in a tweet in July of 2020 that has apparently been deleted.

Also Tony Cervone, who according to IMDB was a supervising producer with the television series “Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated,” had said that Velma was meant to be gay in that show.

According to screenshots of an Instagram comment, Cervone noted, “I’ve said this before, but Velma in Mystery Incorporated is not bi. She’s gay. We always planned on Velma acting a little off and out of character while she was dating Shaggy because that relationship was wrong for her and she had unspoken difficulty with the why. There are hints about the why in that episode with the mermaid, and if you follow the entire Marcie arc it seems as clear as we could make it 10 years ago. I don’t think Marcie and Velma had time to act on their feelings during the main timeline, but post reset, they are a couple. You can not like it, but this was our intention.”

Miami Dolphins player says state taxes kept him from signing with the New York Jets

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A star wide receiver on the Miami Dolphins football team said that state taxes kept him in Florida when the New York Jets sought to sign him to their roster.

Tyreek Hill was traded to the Florida team in the off-season from the Kansas City Chiefs, but he was asked why he didn’t end up on the New York team in a media briefing on Monday.

“It was very close to happening,” Hill said to reporters. “Just those state taxes man. You know, I had to realize I had to make a grown-up decision. And now here I am in the great city of Miami. You know, great weather, great people. Beautiful people, I feel like. So here I am.”

Florida has no income taxes while New Jersey has a 10.75% personal income tax for individuals who make more than $5 million, which would apply to Hill. While the team self-identifies as a New York team, their stadium is based in East Rutherford in New Jersey.

Some estimates said it would have cost Hill as much as $3 million extra in income taxes.

Hill pleaded guilty to domestic assault and battery and was dismissed from the Oklahoma State football team in 2014 over the incident. He later escaped discipline from the NFL in after an audio recording surfaced from his then-fianc?e accusing him of breaking the arm of his 3-year-old child.

“Local law enforcement authorities have publicly advised that the available evidence does not permit them to determine who caused the child’s injuries,” said the NFL at the time.

Florida is one of only four states with NFL teams that impose no state income taxes on players. The other states are Tennessee, Texas, and Washington. Players pay the highest state income tax in California, where the highest earners pay an extra 13.3% on their earnings. That applies to three teams: the Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Chargers, and the San Francisco 49ers.

Here’s the media briefing with Hill:

Wide Receiver Tyreek Hill meets with the media | Miami Dolphins

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