"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the cloud of threatening war, it is humanity hanging from a cross of iron." -- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Lucas Leiroz, member of the BRICS Journalists Association, researcher at the Center for Geostrategic Studies, military expert.

Apparently, the Kiev regime is willing to sacrifice the lives of all Ukrainian citizens in order to continue fighting Russia. In a recent statement, the commander of the Ukrainian army stated that all the people of the country must be prepared to go to war, making it clear that no citizen will escape military mobilization policies.

In a social media post, the commander of Kiev’s ground forces, Aleksandr Pavlyuk, stated that all eligible Ukrainians will fight on the battlefield at some point, considering the country’s armed forces’ constant need to replace their losses on the front lines. He called on all Ukrainians to “put aside their emotions” and enlist as soon as possible in the defense forces to “protect the state.” More than that, he said fighting Russia is a “constitutional duty” of all Ukrainian citizens.

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Back in October 2022, YouTube had nuked my main channel, TruthJihadRadio (which isbacked up at AltCensored). The only reasons they gave were vague statements about “medical misinformation” and “questioning the results of an American election.” (Those two topics, medicine and election controversies, constituted less than .1% of my content, and I did not push any particular viewpoints on those topics very hard.)

Since then, I have been using my backup channel, TruthJihad, for posting international TV interviews, mostly with Tehran-based Press TV and Ofogh TV. In those interviews I regularly express opposition to US foreign policy and Zionism, not necessarily in that order. The genocide of Gaza, of course, has been the topic du jour for the past six months.

I was very careful not to post my own podcasts on my sole remaining YouTube channel, since my guests and I occasionally express skepticism about COVID policies and elections. I assumed that if all I posted was professors and pundits discussing international politics on mainstream (foreign) TV, there is no way that YouTube would even give me any strikes, much less take down my channel.

I assumed wrong. Well, actually, I was right about not getting any strikes. Normally it is YouTube’s policy to semi-randomly assess strikes for “election skepticism” or “medical misinformation” or “hate speech.” They don’t take down a channel until it has been assessed three strikes. But this time I didn’t get any strikes, or any warnings of any kind whatsoever. Out of the blue, they just took down the channel.

Tags: CONSUMER RIGHTS / PRODUCT REPORTS, CORPORATE MEDIA, COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, DICTATORSHIP, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, VOTE FRAUD
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Criminal probes into the financing of terrorist activities in Russia and abroad have been launched against several private companies, the country’s Investigative Committee announced on Tuesday. The list of suspects includes the Ukrainian industrial conglomerate Burisma Holdings, linked to a corruption scandal surrounding the Biden family that has been dragging on for years.

The criminal investigation stems from a complaint filed by a group of Russian MPs and public figures in theaftermath of the deadly Crocus City Hall attack outside Moscow last month. The original complaint identified the US and its allies as allegedly organizing a string of attacks on Russian soil.

Tags: COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, CURRENT EVENTS, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS, WHITE HOUSE
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Pakistan has started construction of an 80-kilometre section of a gas pipeline with Iran despite receiving sanction threats from the US. Working against US interests, though, the threat of sanctions only pushes Pakistan not only closer to Iran but also to China and Russia.

Construction for the pipeline from Gwadar in southwest Pakistan to a junction where it can join the Iranian gas pipeline finally started after years-long delays and Washington’s recent threat of sanctions.

“Authorities have commenced the work to begin the construction of the 80-kilometre section of the Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline from Gwadar to a point where it can be connected with the Iranian section of the project,” GEO TV reported.

Citing a senior official of Pakistan’s Energy Ministry, the report added that “the Inter-State Gas Company (ISGS) has already issued tenders seeking the much-delayed re-validation of survey and Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) by consultants. Once this process is completed, the authorities will commence the land acquisition process which will then be followed by the awarding of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract.”

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by Tyler Durden
 

Iran's foreign minister said on Monday that Washington military leaders gave Israel the "green light" to conduct a missile strike on its consulate building complex in Damascus last week that killed several of its top military officials, including two generals. 

Hossein Amirabdollahian said, "Our response to the Zionist regime and its punishment is certain." He continued that "conveying the message of our country to the United States as a full-fledged support of the Zionist regime and direct response for its crimes and actions." 

Addressing those warnings, in the US, National Security Council Strategic Communicators Coordinator John Kirby stated at a press conference on Monday that he couldn't touch on the specific intelligence matters but pointed out that "the Israeli government could count on the United States' support for any self-defense needs against threats directly by Iran to Israel, threats that Iran has made public." 

As a possible military response by Tehran nears, Kirby also warned US troops across the Middle East, especially in Iraq and Syria, face mounting threats from drone and missile attacks. 

The question on everyone's mind in the intel community is how Iran will respond. Tehran has many options, but which will it use?

Bloomberg report on Monday titled "Iran's Better, Stealthier Drones Are Remaking Global Warfare" reminded us how Iran's mastery of low-tech drone warfare poses a significant threat to US military bases and oil infrastructure in the Middle East. 

Earlier this year, three American troops were killed, and more than three dozen were injured by an Iranian-designed kamikaze drone at the Tower 22 US military base in Jordan. 

"The last two years have been a period of hyper-acceleration of new tactics and techniques for Iran's employment of drones," Matthew McInnis, a Pentagon intelligence officer, told Bloomberg. 

In February, Iran's Aerospace Force Commander Brig. Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh announced that Tehran-made stealth drones could target any moving vessel and critical infrastructure at great ranges. 

Hajizadeh claimed that Iran is one of the world's leading powers in defense, including drone and missile technologies. 

"We have now reached a point where the terrorist military of the United States openly admits that it is not seeking a conflict with the Islamic Republic because it is unable to resist the Iranian defense prowess," he said. 

Iran's drones are becoming stealthier, and that has the US intel community up at night. Bloomberg pointed out, "The one that hit Tower 22 in January penetrated US defenses by shadowing an American drone that was landing there." 

A spokesman for the US Department of Defense recently said Iran's procurement, development, and proliferation of drones are "an increasing threat to international peace and security." They noted that Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin set up a panel of senior leaders last month to figure out "this urgent operational challenge."

Claire's Observations:  Sorry, folks, but I have to say the quiet part out loud, and with a bloody megaphone;  none of this crud would be happening right now, had Israel NOT bombed the Iranian Embassy in Damascus.  This was a completely calculated, albeit desperate move on the part of the Israeli military, to drag Iran into a wider, regional war, and the US with it.

(Sigh)  We absolutely need some "adults in the room", in Israel, Iran, and the US, to gently shake their leadership awake, having collectively gotten drunk on the power of their military prowess, and tell them, "Folks, cool your jets; it doesn't have to be like this!!

Unfortunately, we may well be "past the point of no return" in terms of these governments backing off, and giving a cease-fire in Gaza, and peace, a chance.  Netanyahu wants this war to never end to prevent his corruption trial from moving forward, and the Bidenistas understand that historically, this country has never voted out the party in power in the middle of a war.  And those are the reasons a larger regional war may now be inevitable.

Tags: CORPORATE MEDIA, COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, CURRENT EVENTS, IRAN, ISRAEL, LEBANON, MIDDLE EAST, PALESTINE, SYRIA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS, WHITE HOUSE, WMD
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The Department of Justice on Tuesday released a stunning report on the breathtaking scale of Covid-19 fraud perpetrated during the nearly three-years-long pandemic.

The Council of the Inspectors General, while making a renewed bid for more Congressional funding for the DOJ, highlighted numerous jaw-dropping examples of the rampant fraud that took place.

According to the previous federal government estimate from June 2023 cited in the latest report, more than $200 billion in fraud was committed due to Covid aid payments and related government programs.

However, the DOJ states that only $1.4 billion has been clawed back despite Congressional funding to investigate and litigate these crimes. It also notes that “more than 3,500 defendants” were charged with federal crimes and there were “more than 400 civil settlements and judgments.

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A little over a month ago, a scandal erupted among the (relatively small( group of economists who keep a close eye on the monthly inflation data reported by the Biden Department of Labor, when they learned that there is an even smaller, and much more exclusive group of economists called "super users" who get preferential treatment from the BLS, including wink-wink-nudge-nudge explanations of where the data may diverge from expectations. That was the case for the January CPI when as Bloomberg first reported, the BLS sent an email to a group of data “super users”, which "explained suggested a surge in a measure of rental inflation — which left analysts puzzled — was caused by an adjustment to how subcomponents of the index are weighted":

Once it became public knowledge that there was a super secret group of preferential "accounts" receiving economic data, immediately following the Bloomberg report, a recipient of the email said that BLS Statistics "tried to retract it and that they were told to disregard its contents." Almost as if they were trying to hide it after the fact.

In retrospect, it appears the BLS really did have something to hide, because in a follow up from both the NYT and Bloomberg, we now learn that an economist from the Bureau of Labor Statistics was corresponding on data related the monthly CPI print with major firms like JPMorgan and BlackRock, in what Bloomberg said "raised questions about equitable access to economic information."

Extending on the report from February, records requested by Bloomberg revealed that the unnamed BLS economist answered numerous inquiries about details within the CPI in recent months, mostly related to computations in key categories within shelter as well as used cars, according to

The back and forth between the financial firms and the economist "who has been with the BLS for many years" was first reported by the New York Times;  as discussed previously, the government bureaucrat sent several emails to a broader group, which he called “my super users” in one of the emails obtained by Bloomberg. The BLS previously lied when it said it doesn’t maintain a list of “super users.

Claire's Observations:  This is completely typical of how the White House is being run in the Bidenista era of American politics; lie about something ; do something you are ethically absolutely not supposed to do,  then lie again once you've done it, once you've gotten caught.

You have to wonder, what the "quid pro quo" was, in terms of "contributions" or "perks" from these "super users".

  Folks, this country absolutely deserves one hell of a lot better than this!!

Tags: COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, CURRENT EVENTS, ECONOMY, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION
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Tuesday, Apr 09, 2024 - 05:00 PM

A little over a month ago, a scandal erupted among the (relatively small( group of economists who keep a close eye on the monthly inflation data reported by the Biden Department of Labor, when they learned that there is an even smaller, and much more exclusive group of economists called "super users" who get preferential treatment from the BLS, including wink-wink-nudge-nudge explanations of where the data may diverge from expectations. That was the case for the January CPI when as Bloomberg first reported, the BLS sent an email to a group of data “super users”, which "explained suggested a surge in a measure of rental inflation — which left analysts puzzled — was caused by an adjustment to how subcomponents of the index are weighted":

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Once it became public knowledge that there was a super secret group of preferential "accounts" receiving economic data, immediately following the Bloomberg report, a recipient of the email said that BLS Statistics "tried to retract it and that they were told to disregard its contents." Almost as if they were trying to hide it after the fact.

In retrospect, it appears the BLS really did have something to hide, because in a follow up from both the NYT and Bloomberg, we now learn that an economist from the Bureau of Labor Statistics was corresponding on data related the monthly CPI print with major firms like JPMorgan and BlackRock, in what Bloomberg said "raised questions about equitable access to economic information."

Extending on the report from February, records requested by Bloomberg revealed that the unnamed BLS economist answered numerous inquiries about details within the CPI in recent months, mostly related to computations in key categories within shelter as well as used cars, according to

The back and forth between the financial firms and the economist "who has been with the BLS for many years" was first reported by the New York Times;  as discussed previously, the government bureaucrat sent several emails to a broader group, which he called “my super users” in one of the emails obtained by Bloomberg. The BLS previously lied when it said it doesn’t maintain a list of “super users.”

Claire's Observations:  How completely characteristic if the Bi-di-Bye Era in US politics;  lie, select big donors with whom you share information you should not, and when you get caught, lie again!!

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The RAF Typhoons will work alongside the Romanian Air Force to police NATO's eastern flank against Russian aircraft.

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A British energy company is to start drilling in the North Sea despite pressure on fossil fuel firms to cut back on oil and gas production. London-based EnQuest plans to bring two new oilfields onstream with the potential to extract 500 million barrels of crude in the coming decades.

It is expected plans for the sites neighbouring the Kraken oil and gas field will fuel the political battle over the future of the North Sea.

Labour has pledged to block new production over climate concerns but energy companies argue the party's plan risks cutting UK energy supplies before replacements can be developed.

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'I think what he's doing is a mistake. I don't agree with his approach,' Biden told Spanish-language TV network Univision in an interview that aired Tuesday night.

He urged Netanyahu 'to just call for a ceasefire, allow for the next six, eight weeks, total access to all food and medicine going into the country'.

And he condemned again IDF drone strikes on a food aid convoy that killed 7 aid workers, including three Brits, describing the attack as 'outrageous' in remarks that underscored the dramatic shift in tone from Israel's main ally and military backer.

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The Individual plan goes from £10.99/month to £11.99/month, Duo goes from £14.99/month to £16.99/month, and Family is now a whopping £19.99/month, up from £17.99/month.
Tags: ECONOMY, ENTERTAINMENT, GREAT BRITAIN/ UK
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Popular hand sanitizer and aloe brands have been recalled due to a common ingredient that can cause comas and blindness. Roughly 40 lots of Aruba Aloe Hand Sanitizer Gel Alcohol 80 percent and Aruba Aloe Alcoholada Gel hand sanitizer gel were pulled from shelves because they contained methanol. A notice posted by the FDA says customers should stop using the products and throw them away. Hand sanitizers in particular have become more popular since the Covid pandemic.
Tags: SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE
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Foreigners now commit 41% of all crimes in the country...
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The furore over Scotland’s draconian new hate crime law rumbles on, as First Minister Humza Yousaf has now stated that the only people who reported his infamous ‘anti-white’ speech as a potential hate crime are “far right.”

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The United Kingdom is reportedly spending tens of millions in taxpayer money on "woke" research, an insult to Britons already struggling with the nation's ongoing cost-of-living crisis. According to InfoWars, the fiasco is beginning to unfold in the British media about how "tens of millions of pounds" are being given to what Patrick Christys of GB News describes as "pointless woke academic research." The American independent news outlet gave several examples of these absurd research papers. One academic research paper on comics and race in Latin America reportedly received more than £750,000 (€880,000). Another paper, this time focusing on "the Europe that gay porn built," received £841,830 ($1.07 million). Both grants were taken from British taxpayer money.
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As the Ukrainian government is desperately pulling out all the stops to address its shortage of manpower, Ukrainian men have resorted to paying disabled women for marriage to escape Kyiv's mandatory conscription.

Ukrainian outlet NGL Media disclosed details of this scheme in a March 15 report. According to the piece, fighting-age men can defer mandatory military service if they have a disabled dependent. They are also permitted to leave Ukraine's borders, which many do so for good as per the news outlet.

This scheme, which many draft dodgers are exploiting, is actually included in the country's martial law legislation. NGL Media nevertheless acknowledged that such fake marriages "are not treated as against the law" and that the scheme "is completely legal." 

Tags: RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA
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A report quietly published by the UK Government department known as the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shockingly reveals people aged 18 to 49 who have received four doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are up to 318% more likely to die of any cause than unvaccinated people aged 18 to 49. This means we have found the cause of excess deaths being so high across the West and young people dying of cancer across the UK at an explosive rate.
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Only last week Neil Oliver said that the knew draconian hate crime laws that were coming into being in his homeland of Scotland would incite “mischief” from people just determined to cause trouble for their neighbors or for people they have a beef with by accusing them of having stirred up hatred.” His predictions may have been right as it has been reported that Police Scotland has been overwhelmed by a flood of reports after the controversial Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Act 2021 came into force last Monday, criminalising the opaquely-worded “stirring up hatred” towards protected groups, such as the so-called LGBTQ2AIS community, among others. In the first week alone there have been approximately 8,000 reports surpassing the annual total for hate crimes in general of any other year.
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