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Jun 08 13:37

WHO 6/8/20: "The widespread use of masks by healthy people in the community setting is not yet supported by high quality or direct scientific evidence"

The corporate media is reporting that the World Health Organization finally joined the CDC in recommending masks for everyone, but if you read the WHO's actual report dated today June 8, 2020, what it actually says is "Many countries have recommended the use of fabric masks/face coverings for the general public. At the present time, the widespread use of masks by healthy people in the community setting is not yet supported by high quality or
direct scientific evidence and there are potential benefits and harms to consider (see below)...the use of a mask alone is insufficient to provide an
adequate level of protection"

Jun 08 09:42

NYT: Withdraw From Your Family Unless They Support Black Lives Matter

The New York Times ran a column over the weekend calling on so-called "white allies" to withdraw from their loved ones and relatives if they're not supporting Black Lives Matter organizations through "protest" or "financial contributions."

Jun 08 08:29

Archbishop of Seattle Asks Catholic Mass Attendees To "Please Cooperate" In a "Voluntary Registration" for Contact Tracing

Archbishop Paul Dennis Etienne of Seattle Washington posted a video on May 29 with the regulations for re-opening the churches in his diocese. In a video posted on the diocese website, the Archbishop says "Some changes in the environment as well for this protection. Uuhh, We are going to ask for a voluntary registration of those who come primarily so that should there be a flareup of this virus, we will be able to appropriately contact trace and alert others who may have been inadvertently exposed. So please cooperate with this measure as well."

Jun 08 08:25

Canada Indigenous groups demand probe after police kill woman

Moore, 26, was shot dead on Thursday by a police officer in Edmundston, in the eastern province of New Brunswick. A relative had called police to check Moore's health.

Edmundston police said the woman had threatened the officer with a knife. According to the family, the officer fired five times to subdue her.

Moore's "tragic killing ... during a wellness check has vividly shown all Canadians that Indigenous peoples in Canada continue to face a very different set of circumstances when interacting with the policing and justice systems in Canada", said CPA National Chief Robert Bertrand.

'Should never happen'
While officials have opened a probe into Moore's death, the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), Perry Bellegarde, said the shooting must be investigated by an impartial third party to determine why lethal force was used and whether race was a factor in the officer's response.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Apparently, Canada is no stranger to indigenous people getting treated badly.

Jun 08 08:21

Eyewitness: Caretaker shouted 'he's disabled' before soldier shot autistic Palestinian

The testimony matches that of Eyad Hallaq's caregiver. Meanwhile, the version of events recounted by two officers involved in the incident is inconsistent.

New eyewitness testimony in the shooting and killing of Eyad Hallaq, a 32-year-old autistic Palestinian man, in Jerusalem's Old City last Saturday, strengthens the suspicion that police shot him while he was lying on the ground, and after his counselor yelled that he was disabled.

The witness, A.R., a laborer, was in the garbage-bin space where Hallaq fled to get away from the police. According to his testimony, which was taken by B'Tselem investigator Amer Aruri on the day Hallaq was shot, A.R. was sitting in the garbage room ? a small, roofless structure used by sanitation workers on Sha'ar Ha'arayot Street.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

An "honest mistake"; or deliberate assassination, as part of the IDF's multi-faceted "Final Solution" for all Palestinians?!?

Jun 08 08:16

Netanyahu vows all settlements will be annexed July 1, but other lands may wait

Meeting with West Bank mayors who have refrained from trashing Trump plan, PM also quoted saying that the territory conditionally offered to Palestinians doesn’t constitute a state.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told settler leaders on Sunday that he still intends to annex all West Bank settlements on the July 1 date that is the earliest allowed by his coalition deals, but he acknowledged that annexing other lands allocated to Israel under the Trump peace plan will likely take more time, several participants in the meeting told The Times of Israel.

The remarks reaffirmed Netanyahu’s self-declared July 1 target date for extending Israeli sovereignty to all West Bank settlements but also appeared to mark the first time he has admitted to long-reported delays by the joint US-Israeli team tasked with mapping out the further territories to be annexed, mainly in the Jordan Valley.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I have warned what passes for Palestinian leadership for years that if they didn't take a more decisive, but peaceful, stand for a Palestinian state, it wouldn't even be the size of Lichtenstein; I hate having been right on this.

With all other legal actions being barred to them, the Palestinians need to advocate, peacefully, for Israeli citizenship in the newly annexed areas; this appears to be their only possible representational salvation left.

Jun 08 08:10

America’s Forever Wars Have Come Home

by William J. Astore and Tom Engelhardt Posted onJune 08, 2020
Originally posted at TomDispatch.

Here’s a little portrait of the United States in June 2020, a passage from a New York Times report on the National Guard’s treatment of a recent protest march of people chanting "We can’t breathe!" in Washington, D.C.:

"A Black Hawk helicopter, followed by a smaller medical evacuation helicopter, dropped to rooftop level with its searchlights aimed at the crowd. Tree limbs snapped, nearly hitting several people. Signs were torn from the sides of buildings. Some protesters looked up, while others ran into doorways. The downward force of air from the rotors was deafening. The helicopters were performing a ‘show of force’ – a standard tactic used by military aircraft in combat zones to scatter insurgents."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

As someone who, many, many years ago, graduated from a "rainbow college", featuring any and every ethnicity one could imagine, and understanding how people could work together for the common good, because everyone there got along brilliantly, all intent on getting that diploma, what continues to keep happening in this country, in terms of violence in our inner cities, just breaks my heart.

And the practice of "kettling" by our police departments, has to stop, please, and right now.

Jun 08 08:00

White House Tries to Link US Protests to Venezuelan Government: Allegations appear to hinge on Max Blumenthal's t-shirt

The best part of a major, nationwide protest movement is having someone to blame. This weekend, the new narrative embraced by the White House would pin large US protests against police brutality on Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro.

The Trump Administration has had a problem with Maduro for a long time, and in just the past few months had also accused him of being involved in the drug trade, justifying a bounty on his head that culminated in a failed invasion by a private US company.

The White House is refusing to offer any proof on this, saying it was “non-open source.” Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) cited certain news reports from Latin America. The whole thing, incredibly, all falls back on Max Blumenthal’s T-shirt.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

OK, WHO in the White House is off their meds, in order to come up with such an unhinged linkage?!?

Apparently in the operative collective-think of the White House, reasonable people living in our inner cities, who are consistently exposed to a steady diet of police violence, have absolutely no reason to be upset when that violence resulted in the death of an unarmed man.

Was Floyd an angel?!? The short answer is, absolutely not; but in light of the fact that he was already subdued and in custody, why did this cop believe he had the right to asphyxiate him with the hold he used?!?

I cannot believe for one second that he didn't know what he was doing, and what the ultimate outcome would have been.

There is a great deal we urgently need to fix in our own back yard as Americans, before we lecture other countries about their perceived "wrong-doings."

Jun 08 07:42

India and China Agree to Resolve Border Standoff

India and China agreed to resolve a current border standoff peacefully in line with various bilateral agreements and will keep each other engaged as talks remains deadlocked.

“The two sides will continue military and diplomatic engagements to resolve the situation and to ensure peace and tranquility in the border areas,” India’s ministry of external affairs said in a statement.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is hopeful.

And whichever world leaders who have been working the phones behind the scenes to encourage a racheting down of tensions... THANK YOU!!!

Jun 08 07:39

White House, Pentagon tensions near breaking point

Friction in this relationship, historically, is not unusual. But in recent days, and for the second time in Trump’s term, it has raised a prospect of high-level resignations and the risk of lasting damage to the military’s reputation.

Calm may return, both in the crisis over Floyd’s death and in Pentagon leaders’ angst over Trump’s threats to use federal troops to put down protesters. But it could leave a residue of resentment and unease about this president’s approach to the military, whose leaders welcome his push for bigger budgets but chafe at being seen as political tools.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

There is an horrific irony here, and I say this with the greatest respect for our country's military; geopolitically, the military, particularly in the 20th and 21st century, have been the tools of destabilization and regime change across the globe, from Iraq, to Afghanistan, Somalia, and Syria.

The pattern is obvious, for anyone with more than two brain cells to rub together; destabilise, regime change, and insure that the only monetary unit in which that country's resources are sold, are in US dollars.

It is NOT the military's fault that this keeps happening; it is the entire fault of the US civilian government, ordering them to continue to behave in this manner, which is the problem, to fatten the coffers of the already well-monied.

In this country, we have the illusion of change, every 4 years, rather than any substantive real change in domestic or foreign policy; because no matter who, and which party wins, the "War Party" in this country has full bi-partisan support.

This... is the grim reality I see this election year, and every election year.

The late George Carlin was an incredible comedian, but more than that, in his own way a prophet. George Carlin on War:
how bombing brown people became a growth industry

The article went on to state:"“In a sane and just society, the architects of the nearly 17-year-old war in Iraq, which is still ongoing and has left an estimated half-million people dead, would face war crimes charges and those who cheered them on would be thoroughly discredited.”
— Jessica Schulberg, HuffPost

Amid swirling tensions between President Donald Trump, Iran, and the potential for a new war in the Middle East, a historic clip resurfaced on social media of comedian George Carlin, bemoaning the pattern of American militarism in which the United States, often with the help of a conspiring media and a lazy public, jump into a major war just about every twenty years.

Carlin recorded the routine entitled “Rockets and Penises in the Persian Gulf” as part of an HBO special in 1992, on the heels of the first Gulf War launched by President George H.W. Bush. The clip was shared on Twitter, as a War Powers Resolution to block Trump from additional attacks on Iran was debated on Capitol Hill. The message of Carlin’s routine was proven once again relevant."

Jun 08 07:17

NEW YORK COPS SUSPENDED AFTER SHOVING 75-YEAR-OLD MAN TO THE GROUND IN VIRAL VIDEO

SOURCE: ZEROHEDGE
The Buffalo, New York Police Department has suspended two officers without pay and launched an Internal Affairs investigation after a viral video showed the cops shoving a 75-year-old protester onto a concrete sidewalk as police cleared Niagara Square during enforcement of a citywide curfew.

The man can be seen bleeding from the head following the incident.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I have looked at this video again and again, and keep asking myself, at 71 years of age, was there no other way of dealing with this old guy, who could not have possibly been a physical threat to the officers involved?!?

And folks, in my world, the short answer is, absolutely, yes, there were other ways; the guy just made for a convenient target.

Jun 08 07:13

FUNDED BY KEVIN DURANT, FOUNDED BY EX-GOOGLE ENGINEERS: MEET THE DRONE STARTUP SCORING MILLIONS IN GOVERNMENT SURVEILLANCE CONTRACTS

SOURCE: FORBES
With civil unrest erupting across the U.S., protesters vocalizing their support for the black community are being threatened with military force. America’s streets and skies are being flooded with officers from multiple federal agencies - the Army, FBI, ICE, CBP and DEA to name a few - called in to assist in Trump’s “domination” of dissenting voices.

They come armed with next-generation surveillance technologies, many of them spying from the skies above, hooked up to inconspicuous drones that can autonomously track people. These devices have cost the U.S. government tens of millions of dollars in the last year alone, according to a Forbes review of contract records.

‘The Selfie Drone’

Webmaster's Commentary: 

One has to wonder; how soon will these drones become weaponized to "take out" people who, peacefully, and pointedly, ask "the wrong questions" about what is going on in this country?!?!

Jun 08 07:10

A QUARTER OF AMERICANS SKIPPED MEALS OR RELIED ON FOOD BANKS DURING VIRUS LOCKDOWNS 

SOURCE: ZEROHEDGE
As the economy slips into recession, driven by high unemployment, not seen since the 1930s, a quarter of Americans have skipped meals or relied on charity or government food programs since February, according to Kaiser Family Foundation's May Tracking Poll survey of over 1,100 US adults (conducted between May 13-18).

"One in four Americans (26%) say they or a member of their household have skipped meals or relied on charity or government food programs since February, including 14% who say they have reduced the size of meals or skipped meals because there wasn't enough money for food, 13% who have visited a food bank or pantry for meals, and 13% who have applied for or received SNAP benefits," the survey said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

... While the one percent get richer, by voting themselves huge bonuses, and then declaring bankruptcy for the3ir corporations.

Jun 08 07:08

POWERFUL PETROCHEMICAL LOBBYING GROUP ADVANCED ANTI-PROTEST LEGISLATION AMID PANDEMIC

SOURCE: THE INTERCEPT

ONE DAY AFTER West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s shelter-in-place orders went into effect, the governor quietly signed into law the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the law created new felony penalties for protest actions targeting oil and gas facilities, as the state continues to confront opposition to two massive natural gas pipelines designed to cut through delicate forests, streams, and farmland.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

What great timing on the part of Virginia's governor!!!

Getting people to cower in their homes (as if this could really stop the Covid-19 virus), and signing off on this legislation!

Bravo, sir, well done, for the people who own you!!

Jun 08 07:04

GENETICALLY MODIFIED MOSQUITOES COULD BE RELEASED IN FLORIDA AND TEXAS BEGINNING THIS SUMMER – SILVER BULLET OR JUMPING THE GUN?

Time to reassess risk assessment?

However, it is difficult to assess how EPA regulators weighed and considered public comments and how much of the evidence used in final risk determinations was provided solely by the technology developers.

The closed nature of this risk assessment process is concerning to us.

There is a potential bias and conflict of interest when experimental trials and assessments of ecological risk lack political accountability and are performed by, or in close collaboration with, the technology developers.

This scenario becomes more troubling with a for-profit technology company when cost- and risk-benefit analyses comparing GM mosquitoes to other approaches aren’t being conducted.

Jun 08 07:01

SADISTIC RIOT COPS SHOOT INNOCENT WHEELCHAIR-BOUND HOMELESS MAN IN THE HEAD

SOURCE: MATT AGORIST
(Support Free Thought) -

It is important to point out that many of the arrests we are seeing involve violations of unconstitutional curfews which have been enforced across the nation — not actual crimes. When citizens refuse to be silenced and do not go home when told they have to, police begin a process known as kettling which provokes violence by trapping protesters in a fight or flight type situation.

Essentially, people who stay out past the curfew are being kettled by cops who do not allow them to leave and then are tear gassed, pepper sprayed, beaten with batons, and then arrested.

This tactic is highly controversial because multiple instances have captured cops abusing people who are innocent, including the press, and bystanders who are not even participating in the protests — like innocent homeless people in wheelchairs.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

WHAT THE FLIP WAS LAPD THINKING?!?

Shooting a homeless guy imprisoned in a wheelchair?!?

GOOD LORD!!

Jun 08 06:57

POLICE CHIEF FORCED TO RESIGN AFTER SUPPORTING CITIZENS WHO ARMED UP AMID RIOTS

SOURCE: ZEROHEDGE
Lowell, Michigan Police Chief Steven Bukala was forced to resign on Thursday after 25 years with the force, after writing on Facebook in support of four young men who armed themselves against potential violent protesters.

Responding to phone calls that 2nd Amendment demonstrators were open carrying down Main Street, Bukala wrote on the Lowell Police Deparment’s Facebook page on Tuesday: "We are aware and no need to call us," adding "We at the Lowell Police Department support the legally armed citizen and the Second Amendment," according to WZZM13.

After a flood of complaints as part of what WZZM says was a "pattern of inappropriate behavior," the city manager told Bukala to resign by 5 p.m. on Friday or be fired at 5:01 p.m.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The framers of the Constitution and Bill of Rights were very aware of the ability of governments to mow down various segments of the population who were powerless to rise against it, because they were unarmed.

Legal gun ownership, coupled with responsible people who would not do any harm with a weapon except to defend those they cared about, is something this country cannot afford to lose, and particularly not right now.

Jun 08 06:50

FBI LAUNCHES OPEN ATTACK ON 'FOREIGN' ALTERNATIVE MEDIA OUTLETS CHALLENGING US FOREIGN POLICY | THE GRAYZONE

SOURCE: THE GRAYZONE
UNDER FBI ORDERS, FACEBOOK AND GOOGLE REMOVED AMERICAN HERALD TRIBUNE, AN ALTERNATIVE SITE THAT PUBLISHES US AND EUROPEAN WRITERS CRITICAL OF US FOREIGN POLICY. THE BUREAU’S JUSTIFICATION FOR THE REMOVAL WAS DUBIOUS, AND IT SETS A TROUBLING PRECEDENT FOR OTHER CRITICAL OUTLETS.

BY GARETH PORTER
The FBI has publicly justified its suppression of dissenting online views about US foreign policy if a media outlet can be somehow linked to one of its adversaries. The Bureau’s justification followed a series of instances in which Silicon Valley social media platforms banned accounts following consultations with the FBI.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

WRH does not communicate on Facebook Instagram, or Twitter, because of the very clear understanding that these strictures have been well in place for quite some time now. They cannot deplatform us, because we are not attempting to communicate there.

And unfortunately, the real threat to US national security right now... comes from the US government itself, in both national and international policies, which is a very sad commentary to have to make at this point on the 21st century.

Jun 08 06:43

PENTAGON WAR GAME INCLUDES SCENARIO FOR MILITARY RESPONSE TO DOMESTIC GEN Z REBELLION

SOURCE: THE INTERCEPT
In the face of protests composed largely of young people, the presence of America’s military on the streets of major cities has been a controversial development. But this isn’t the first time that Generation Z — those born after 1996 — has popped up on the Pentagon’s radar.

Documents obtained by The Intercept via the Freedom of Information Act reveal that a Pentagon war game, called the 2018 Joint Land, Air and Sea Strategic Special Program, or JLASS, offered a scenario in which members of Generation Z, driven by malaise and discontent, launch a “Zbellion” in America in the mid-2020s.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

It is always comforting to understand the degree to which the US military "has the backs": of the already monied, and are more than ready to collectively "relieve themselves" on those whose futures have been already been squandered for the rest of us.

Jun 07 07:04

Corporate media: proven liars complicit to kill millions, harm billions, loot trillions EVERY YEAR. Demanding .01% arrests yet, or prefer ‘coverage’ by lying sacks of spin?

As a professional historian, my published research is among hundreds documenting corporate media lies to treasonously war-murder human beings in ongoing Orwellian-illegal Wars of Aggression. These wars are started with lies; not “mistaken intelligence”: propaganda known to be false as they are told. Therefore, and the point of this article: nobody should believe anything corporate media says about anything.

Obviously, the proper citizen response to .01% liars responsible for war-murdering millions, including the direct and treasonous attack on US military to lie them into invading foreign lands to be rightfully attacked by the invaded, is to demand arrests of corporate media “leaders.” This includes those responsible for putting those lies into our “history” textbooks to propagandize our children. The purpose of those lies is perpetual and rapacious US rogue state empire; lying and looting to control natural and human resources for generations.

Jun 05 09:29

Libya at the precipice of division between Turkey and Russia as the endgame approaches

Nureddin Sabir says the Libyan army’s retreat after its allies – Egypt and the United Arab Emirates – scurried in the face of a Turkish-Muslim Brotherhood onslaught means the prospect of a Libya divided between Turkey and Russia – the army’s fair-weather friend – is very real.>>

Jun 04 13:32

A FEW MUST-SEE VIDEOS FOR AMERICANS — ESPECIALLY "WHITE" AMERICANS

This title was originally "Out of the ashes, a Pheonix."

It only took us days of protesting, eventually involving all 5o states and several other countries, but all four officers involved in the death of George Floyd have finally been charged.

There seems to be reason for hope, despite the added pain and in some cases loss of life that that caused.

If you see only one, see this one:

But you should see more than one if you can. I have curated a selection, not comprehensive by any means, here.

Because maybe we are getting somewhere after all.

Jun 03 23:08

Autopsy: George Floyd Had Coronavirus, Potentially Deadly Levels Of Fentanyl in His System

George Floyd had coronavirus in addition to potentially deadly levels of the synthetic opioid fentanyl in system and multiple pre-existing heart conditions at the time of his death, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office full autopsy report reveals.

Jun 03 04:57

Hospital Staff Filmed Applauding BLM Protesters Amid Coronavirus

Two weeks ago, anti-lockdown protesters were being painted as "murderers" and yet Tuesday in New York City hospital staff were filmed applauding a large group of Black Lives Matter protesters failing to follow social distancing guidelines and violating stay-at-home orders.

Jun 02 11:41

White busses marked “Soros Riot Dance Squad” spotted in Michigan: It’s official, the riots are staged

MILAN, Mich. (INTELLIHUB) Several white busses marked “George Soros Dance Squad” were spotted passing through the city on Monday which essentially goes to show the current Black Lives Matter/ANTIFA-sponsored unrest is most likely without a shadow of a doubt part of a much larger George Soros, Barack Obama, Democratic National Committee-backed plan aimed at taking back the Office of the President once and for all.

Exposing the entire operation in one fell swoop, a photo posted to Amy Caneva’s Facebook page reveals two white passenger buses bearing the phrase “George Soros Dance Squad” down the side in bold lettering driving through the city on Monday.

Jun 02 08:09

#BrickGate - Are Cops Planting Piles of Bricks Near BLM Protests? (REUPLOAD)

Jun 02 07:39

‘Let’s not excuse violence’: Barack Obama forgets his ENTIRE presidency and argues riots should lead to voting Democrat

As rioters set fire to cities across the US, the country’s first African-American president pretends he hadn’t been in office for eight years to do anything about race relations, and says electing more Democrats is the solution.

The problem with Obama’s message isn’t that it’s partisan, but that it brazenly ignores reality – such as the fact that he was the president for eight years, with full control of those levers of power. Yet somehow the greatest achievements of the Obama Era – Obamacare, Obergefell, DACA, or pushes for transgender rights and Title IX “campus rape culture” rules, to name a few – ended up having nothing to do with racial justice.

Surely it was the Obama administration that passed the First Step Act to give relief to federal inmates, the majority of whom were African-American, from harsh mandatory sentences imposed during the Clinton era? Oh, wait, no, it was the “racist” Donald Trump.

Jun 02 07:28

Riots Are Coming To A City Near You: Here's What You Need To Do Right Now

Authored by Karen Morris via The Organic Prepper blog,

Some of you may know my story. For those of you who don’t, to put it succinctly, a great part of our preparedness journey as a family started because of the Ferguson Riots. We lived them. But now violence is erupting again in Minneapolis and many other cities across the country.

During the Ferguson riots, if we walked out of our front door, we could smell the teargas. Hearing gunshots – that was a regular occurrence. A crowd in our front yard? Check. Police helicopters overhead? Check! Bugging out once because of danger to our family and another time because of planned protests? Check and Check again!

Guys, it was not fun. It was scary “as all get out.” My littlest guy who was 3 at the time stopped sleeping in his own bed. My older kids wouldn’t leave the house. This was real.

If you are living near the location of the riots, what should you be doing now?

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This article contains clear and clean information about how to prepare yourself, if you believe that riots an looting are going to come into your area.

You may want to distribute it to friends and neighbors right now, by sending it as a link from your computer, as long as electricity is still working where you live.

Jun 02 07:18

Disney World enlists ‘Star Wars’ Stormtroopers to enforce social distancing

o help enforce social distancing restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, Walt Disney World has enlisted Stormtroopers from “Star Wars.”

On May 20, parts of its Disney World reopened, including outdoor restaurants, entertainment venues and its shopping district, Disney Springs. Visitors must now follow rules that require all guests to wear face coverings, pass fever tests and maintain a distance of 6 feet from other guests whenever possible.

Attractions Magazine shared a video last week of two Imperial soldiers encouraging visitors to “move along” and “stay in your sector” as they patrol from a balcony above a shopping plaza. Pre-recorded banter between the two troopers can be heard over a loudspeaker.

“Hey, you! With the face covering!” yells one Stormtrooper in the video.

“They all have face coverings,” the other mocks.

“Well, we made them all look,” the first trooper responds.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Apparently, the "D" in Disney, now stands for Dystopian!!!!!

And to the chief architects of this "program", I would very much like to politely remind you, that George Orwell's classic, "1984", was a cautionary tale; not a how-to manual!!!

Jun 02 06:59

Palestine: Even During a Pandemic, Israeli Soldiers Shoot Holes in Water Tanks at Kafr Qadum

As a result of Israel’s policy, Palestinians in the West Bank suffer severe water shortages and an irregular supply. To alleviate the hardship, residents place water tanks with volumes of 500 or 1,000 liters on their roofs to stock water during supply hours, for use during the many hours when there is no running water.

B’Tselem’s investigation indicates that the shooting is deliberate and has resulted in residents losing hundreds of liters of water. They will now have to purchase expensive new tanks at about 500 NIS (~125 USD) per unit. Since the beginning of April, soldiers have damaged 24 water tanks on rooftops of homes in the village, some more than once. In some homes, water tanks were damaged three or four times over a month and a half.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

B’Tselem is an Israeli peace organisation for which I have the utmost respect.

They will expose the IDF's "dirty tricks" against the Palestinians with absolute, and complete, peaceful courage in these actions, understanding that they, too, may well be putting their lives, and the lives of their families, at risk, because of what they do.

Jun 02 06:55

Coronavirus Propaganda Mimics War Propaganda

In the period leading up to the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, the Bush administration and its media accomplices waged a relentless propaganda campaign to win political support for what turned out to be one of the most disastrous foreign policy mistakes in American history.

So they created a narrative using a mélange of half-truths, faintly plausible fabrications, and outright lies.

Tragically, the American people never placed the burden of proof squarely with the war cheerleaders to justify their absolutely crazed effort to remake the Middle East. In hindsight, this is obvious, but at the time propaganda did its job. Disinformation is part and parcel of the fog of war.

What will hindsight make clear about our reaction to COVID-19 propaganda? Will we regret shutting down the economy as much as we ought to regret invading Iraq?

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Folks, I would never want to be a Christian Scientist with appendicitis; that being said, I want to, and will, as long as humanly possible, wait until the "Covid-19 Jab" has been around for a while, and is not killing, or destroying, people's immune systems.

Jun 02 06:45

US gov puts $5 million bounty on Venezuela’s head of crypto

The man responsible for the administration of the petro crypto, Joselit Ramírez, is wanted by the US government over allegations of money laundering and other crimes.

In brief
ICE and US Homeland Security have added Venezuela's crypto chief to its list of most wanted fugitives.
The US government is offering a $5 million reward for information leading to the capture of Joselit Ramírez.
ICE alleges Ramírez has violated money laundering laws and US sanctions.
The head of Venezuela’s cryptocurrency agency is now a wanted man.

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a division of the Department of Homeland Security, put out a bulletin today adding Joselit Ramírez, chief of the National Superintendency of Cryptoassets (Sunacrip), to its list of most wanted fugitives.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

WOW, if the US government is paying that much of a bounty for info on Ramirez, this guy must really be doing a great job for the Venezuelan government!!!

Jun 02 06:35

Russian General Warns US, NATO Of ‘Provocative’ Drills Near Border

Russian General Sergei Rudskoi has issued a formal letter to NATO on Monday criticizing them for holding a growing number of military exercises immediately along the Russian borders, and in many cases, directly aimed at Russia.

Russia and NATO tend toward having military exercises on their respective frontiers, which the other side almost always labels as provocative, even though both sides do it. There are clearly differences between defensive training and practicing aggressive operations.

In this case, NATO is preparing for the later. Rudskoi singled out a recent Barents Sea drill in which they were simulating attacks on Russian territory and the seizure of Russian ICBMs. This was the first such NATO drill since the Cold War.

US and British flags in the Barents Sea was seen as particularly jarring for Russia, but officials say they intend it to be the “new normal” With NATO interested in challenging Russia’s claims in the north, this is likely to be a growing concern.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

A NATO-generated war against Russia?!?

Let's get serious here.

Look at the historic events of this last weekend, when Spacex's "Dragon" docked with the ISS, and the tremendous amount of technology, and cooperation, which it took to achieve this.

Russian, NASA, and US's Spacex private teams worked tirelessly to achieve this brilliant outcome.

When I see this, and think about what we could accomplish, as a species, through peaceful collaboration, and the only thing NATO can seem to conjure, are military exercises engineered to challenge Russia, I become very doubtful about the future of humankind.

Jun 02 06:26

Israeli Defense Minister Preparing for Annexation of West Bank

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Monday that he ordered the military to start preparing for the coming annexation of parts of the West Bank. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans on annexing Israeli settlements in the West Bank, and parts of the Jordan Valley, a plan bound to face backlash from Palestinians. Netanyahu promised to start cabinet talks on annexation on July 1st.

The areas Israel plans to annex reflects the blueprint of President Trump’s “peace plan” that was released in January. The plan was immediately rejected by Palestinians since it includes the annexation of the Jordan Valley and illegal settlements. The plan also includes Israeli-only access roads in the West Bank, and would essentially legitimize apartheid rule.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Years ago, in various posts on this site, I warned Hamas and Fatah that if all they could accomplish was arguing among themselves, the hunk of land that they would get, to be able to establish a functional Palestine, would be smaller than Lichtenstein; now, because of the way the settlements have been engineered, coupled with this annexation, the Palestinians won't even have that, because there are no more contiguous borders for Palestine.

Folks, this "timetable" for annexation is less than one month away; this is most probably going to get ugly before it's a fait accompli.

Jun 02 06:16

GEORGE FLOYD ENDGAME: MARTIAL LAW AND A POLICE STATE

SOURCE: KURT NIMMO

It is disturbing to hear people who should know better describe the George Floyd riots as anarchism. The riots are not anarchistic, they are nihilistic. The people engaged in looting, arson, and widespread assault have zero comprehension of political philosophy.

There are, of course, a whole lot of people demonstrating who are not involved in crime and violence. However, these are the dupes, the idealists routinely exploited by the state and its propaganda media.

Rampaging “anarchists”—many undoubtedly agent provocateurs—are not interested in justice, fairness, nonviolence, and peaceful dialogue. They are providing a pretext to usher in a fascist police state.

The George Floyd riots are problem-reaction-solution exemplified. After Ronald Reagan initiated his “zero tolerance” drug war, the Pentagon began the process of converting local police departments into “thin blue line” paramilitary gangs paid for by know-nothing taxpayers.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

(Sigh) Nimmo is rarely wrong in his predictions; I hope to heck he is on this one, but looking at the way in which the rioting and looting has been allowed to escalate by the Powers that Be, rather than them taking back the streets from the looters, to make them safe for everyone again, this appears to me a distinct possibility.

The next major American holiday falls on 4 July, Independence Day, which is a Saturday this year; please, to all of our readers and listeners, stay safe out there, and stay watchful, particularly if you live in a large, urban area.

Jun 02 06:07

THE GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS – 20 UNANSWERED QUESTIONS

SOURCE: OFF-GUARDIAN
As the situation deteriorates all across the nation, we need to stop and ask how we got here.

Racial politics in America are a simmering pot waiting to boil over, they have been for decades. This is only exacerbated as the poverty created by the (totally unnecessary) lockdown starts to hit home.

As the weather gets hot, and jobs dry up and prices skyrocket and the small businesses close…people will get tense. They will get angry.

This is dry tinder which can burst into flames at any moment.

All it took was a spark.

Now the protesters swarm cities all across America, as windows are smashed, shops looted and public buildings set afire. Civilians are being maced and tasered and the rubber bullets are flying.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I have never, in my life, been more grateful for living in a small, rural part of the country than I am now, here in Indiana.

But my heart goes out for innocent people who are getting badly physically hurt out there, and businesses, built over decades by minority entrepreneurs, and others, going up in smoke right now.

Jun 02 06:00

WHO BURNED THE HOMELESS CAMP? ANTIFA AND INFOWARS PLAY THE BLAME GAME OVER AUSTIN RIOTS

SOURCE: RT
A mob of rioters set a homeless man’s belongings on fire in Austin, Texas, and trashed his encampment. The Left then claimed the heinous act was the work of conspiracy site Infowars, but Infowars’ reporters say otherwise.
As rioters clashed with police and set cars on fire in Austin on Sunday, the mayhem touched an often-forgotten segment of the Texan city: the homeless. Video footage shared on social media showed a homeless man’s mattress and belongings being dragged into a fire by rioters, as a camera crew from conspiracy site Infowars filmed the carnage.

According to one self-described “anti-capitalist” and “anti-fascist” activist, the blaze was started by the Infowars team, so they could film it and frame the left-wing rioters for the act.

Commenters zoomed in on the pixelated head of one of the arsonists, and claimed his hat was emblazoned with Infowars’ logo. However, it’s impossible to tell from the grainy footage.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

That a homeless man, should have his precious few possessions deliberately set on fire by anyone, is an absolute travesty, no matter who did this.

And although I could be surprised, I don't think that the Infowars people did this; this is more Antifa-speed.

Jun 01 19:07

Medical Examiner: George Floyd Was On Fentanyl, Died From A Heart Attack And Used Meth

George Floyd was on the deadly opioid fentanyl and died from a heart attack while being arrested, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.

Jun 01 07:35

Trump Administration Plans $500 Million Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia: Move would give Raytheon licenses to make bombs in Saudi Arabia

The Trump Administration has sent a notification to Congress confirming plans to sell $500 million in weapons to Saudi Arabia in an upcoming round of sales. The plan would include sales of Paveway bombs to the Saudis, and licenses to Raytheon to let them manufacture the bombs directly in Saudi Arabia.

These bombs are part of a 2019 deal in which the Saudis intend to buy 60,000 precision munitions. The deal has continued to face heavy resistance in Congress, in no small part because the Saudis have been committing war crimes with these US-made arms.

Concerns about US culpability in having provided these arms were compounded with the Saudi assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which fueled a substantial political backlash. So far, the Trump Administration has resisted letting Congress block any sales, but each announcement starts the battle anew.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Apparently, the Saudi approach in Yemen is assassinating all native Yemenites, particularly women, children, and the medically fragile elderly, so they can own the country.

Mr. President, by signing off on this deal, you are telling the world that you proudly are signing off on Saudi war crimes, courtesy of US enabling; what the hell kind of message do you think this is sending to the world?!?

Are you so "sheltered" by your toadying advisors, that you don't know this is precisely what the Saudi military will do with these munitions?!?

Mr. President, you have both a world of hurt to try to help to heal, both societally and economically, to the country you alledge you actually govern; so can you please attempt to do some positive governing to resolve those issues, before you treat your weapons developers/massive contributors to yet another windfall in weapons profits?!?

Or do you really relish the title of"Merchant of Death in Chief"?!?

Jun 01 07:23

Thousands Gather for Black Lives Matter Demo in Front of US Embasssy in Denmark - Photo, Video

The death of black man George Floyd at the hands of US police triggered protests in the US that quickly turned violent, involving clashes with police officers, cars set on fire, and even looting. Since then, similar demonstrations, albeit peaceful, have been held in Europe.

Around 2,000 people have gathered on the streets of Copenhagen to protest against the killing of African American George Floyd by US police.

The demonstration in Copenhagen started outside the US Embassy in Østerbro and ended at Christiansborg, the seat of the Danish parliament. The demonstrators held signs saying “Justice for George Floyd”.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

That this event had international repercussions means that that US government desperately needs to re-think its approach to rights and privileges under the Constitution and Bill of Rights, and how the government insures that they are applied equally to all of America's people.

Jun 01 07:17

"WE GOT BRICKS!" ANOTHER PILE OF BRICKS SUPPLIED AND DELIVERED TO PROTESTERS

OURCE: INTELLIHUB
Yet another pile of bricks has been discovered perfectly placed inside of a protest zone to encourage destruction and violence in what can only be considered at this point to be a concerted operation to undermine the freedom and liberty of the American people by creating a massive divide and conquer scenario that progress into martial law-like curfews and lockdowns followed by pockets of civil unrest.

“We got bricks!” One protester said with excitement, not realizing they were put there as bait.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

For all those still believing that these demonstrations are "spontaneous".....

Jun 01 07:15

'PEOPLE ARE GOING TO GO HUNGRY': PANDEMIC EFFECTS COULD LEAVE 54M AMERICANS WITHOUT FOOD

SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN
A record number of Americans face hunger this year as the catastrophic economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic looks set to leave tens of millions of people unable to buy enough food to feed their families.

Nationwide, the demand for aid at food banks and pantries has soared since the virus forced the economy to be shutdown, resulting in more than 40m new unemployment benefit claims, according to the latest figures.

As a result, an estimated one in four children, the equivalent of 18 million minors, could need food aid this year – a 63% increase compared to 2018.

Overall, about 54 million people across the US could go hungry without help from food banks, food stamps and other aid, according to an analysis by Feeding America, the national food bank network.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

In a country with enough wealth and power to make Midas blush, that this possibility even exists, is enough to get your blood boiling, if you care about people at all, which I do, and greatly.

Jun 01 06:58

German Official Leaks Report Denouncing COVID-19 As "A Global False Alarm"

Authored by Daniele Pozzati via The Strategic Culture Foundation,

Germany’s federal government and mainstream media are engaged in damage control after a report that challenges the established Corona narrative leaked from the interior ministry.

Some of the report key passages are:

The dangerousness of Covid-19 was overestimated: probably at no point did the danger posed by the new virus go beyond the normal level.

The people who die from Corona are essentially those who would statistically die this year, because they have reached the end of their lives and their weakened bodies can no longer cope with any random everyday stress (including the approximately 150 viruses currently in circulation).

Worldwide, within a quarter of a year, there has been no more than 250,000 deaths from Covid-19, compared to 1.5 million deaths [25,100 in Germany] during the influenza wave 2017/18.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So ultimately, the whole lockdown, shelter in place, social distancing was simply a ruse upon which the West could use to blame its economic collapse, rather than the corrupted market fundamentals?!?

Sickening, folks; just sickening.

I have a family member, all alone in an assisted living facility, whose adult kids have not been able to see her in months; I am hoping, and praying, that the California lockdown will be over very soon, particularly for her sake, and the sake of her brother and sister residents, all in the same boat.

Jun 01 06:45

We're Living The Founding Fathers' Nightmare: America Is Corrupt To The Core

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog,

Our ruling elites, devoid of leadership, are little more than the scum of self-interested, greedy grifters who rose to the top of America's foul-smelling stew of corruption.

The Founding Fathers were wary of institutional threats to liberty and the citizenry's sovereignty, which included centralized concentrations of power (monarchy, central banks, federal agencies, etc.) and the tyranny of corruption unleashed by small-minded, self-interested, greedy grifters who saw all elected offices and positions of government influence as nothing more than a means to increase their own private wealth.

The Founders feared the dominance of self-interested, greedy grifters because they had no concept of the public good: to the greedy grifters, the government existed solely to serve their petty private interests and the interests of their fellow grifters.

Jun 01 05:37

NYC Mayor De Blasio's Daughter Arrested At Protest; Fire Next To White House; California Hit With Looting, Violence

Update (2150ET): The daughter of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Chiara de Blasio, was arrested at a Saturday night protest in Manhattan, according to the New York Post.

Chiara de Blasio, 25, was taken into custody around 10:30 p.m. after cops declared an unlawful assembly at 12th Street and Broadway in Lower Manhattan, the sources said.

“That was a real hotspot, police cars were getting burned there, people were throwing and yelling, fighting with cops. There were thousands of people in that area at that time,” the source said.

She gave 181 East End Avenue as her address, otherwise known as Gracie Mansion, the mayor’s Upper East Side residence. -New York Post

The very next day, de Blasio warned that "Change is coming in this city."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Yesterday, Mike and I were watching two screens in our living room; on the Ipad, the feed from Spacex, documenting the docking of the Dragon spacecraft and the ISS. On the large-screen TV, the Fox news coverage of these riots, which have gone national in scope.

The contrast, between the incredible success Spacex and NASA had, with the textbook docking of spacecraft with the ISS, and the anger, and violence, on the streets of major metropolitan cities in the US could not have possibly been more stark,or soul-jolting.

What more than slightly amazes me, is the understanding that this young woman didn't realize that if people knew whose daughter she was, in the group with which she was protesting, she could have been risking intense physical bodily harm, not to mention death.

The first thing you have to do, in order for something to get fixed, is to admit that there is a problem; and this is where the highest level of government, industry, and society's guardians, like teachers and those in religious movements, have to take a long-needed first step.

And a big question that must be asked here is, who can American society afford to make expendable?!?

In my world, the short answer is, no one.

We understand how to give a first-class education to every child; at least, the private, enrichment schools do, schools like Kumon, where affluent parents send their kids when they are not achieving their full potential at their regular schools.

And what these schools do is utterly not rocket science. They find out where the kid is actually functioning, through a series of evaluations, engage the kid in those areas where they are weak, and make education fun, and turn the experience of learning into something wonderful, so the kid progresses.

Oh, and did I mention that these schools are not unionized, and that the teachers are not paid anywhere near as much as a tenured, public school teacher?!? But the men and women who serve in these schools do so, not because it is a "safe job", where it is really damn near impossible to get fired.

But they are teaching in these private environments because they legitimately love kids, and want to see kids do better.

One of the worst forms of child abuse, is allowing a kid to go from class to class, and "graduate" from high school illiterate; innumerate; and pathologically incapable of logical thought processes; and yet in our inner cities, we see this happen all the time, and it should be criminalized.

And the abuse unto death of an already restrained suspect, by police department members who think they "can get away with it", should never, ever happen again in this country again, period, end of discussion.

Jun 01 04:05

Israeli security experts trained "vast numbers of law enforcement officials" in Minneapolis Minnesota

JINSA (Jewish Institute for National Security of America) 2017: The Homeland Security conference series educated vast numbers of law enforcement officials on best practices for counterterrorism measures in three key locations across America:

Maryland
Minneapolis
San Diego

JINSA brought a number of high-level Israeli security experts to the United States for these conferences. Presenters spoke about crimes of opportunity versus ideology, making difficult decisions in times of a terror incident, and the need for private security and the relationship between private security and the police.

May 31 18:27

VIDEO: "Reopen?! [email protected]#^!!!" -- An Original Coronavirus Pastiche (With Lyrics)

May I proudly present, A Faustian Original.

Coronavirus USA, June 2020:
An adaptation of Nina Simone's 1964 civil rights song,
"Mississippi G*dd*mn."

lyrics by johanna Faust (@femalefaust)
music arranged and performed by Alex Jerousek (@schwa_iska)

BE SAFE.

May 31 08:59

Chatter: White man stoned to death on street after swimsuit model Chrissy Teigen offers up $100k to bail out protesters

(INTELLIHUB) — According to reports circling the Innerweb, a caucasian man may have been stoned to death on the street Saturday night following a Tweet posted by swimsuit model and author Chrissy Teigen in which the virtually unknown celeb offers up a $100,000 fund to bail out protesters in celebration of MAGA night.

In response to the diabolical model’s Tweet, @batcycle1, a.k.a. Five, Tweeted out a video that shows the brutal stoning death of a white man. Five captioned the Tweet which also includes Teigen’s original post with the following message: “I’m not sure that covers bail for murder. You’re going to get more people killed you waste of oxygen.”

“F–k you snitch!” One protester yelled as the man was being beaten into a bloody pulp.

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