Thought for the day

"The first panacea of a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permeant ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists." -- Ernest Hemingway

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 Britain’s Treasury chief warned Sunday of a coming spending crunch and tax increases for cash-strapped Britons as he bids to fill the “black hole” in the country’s finances.

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Posted on: Nov 13 12:00

 Several Southern California hospitals have begun using overflow tents outside emergency rooms to cope with a rising number of patients with flu and other respiratory illness.

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Posted on: Nov 13 11:59

 Despite promising to take in 3,500 migrants from other European Union member-states under a redistribution scheme, France has received just 38 people since June — and will not take any more after Italy rejected port access to an NGO’s migrant “taxi” ship.

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Posted on: Nov 13 11:59

 Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez locked horns with New York Times columnist David Brooks after he accused of her of being dangerous to the Democratic Party because of her 'performative populism.' 

Posted on: Nov 13 11:59

Over now to Ireland, the Heart of Wokeness. Two stories from Breitbart.

First story. Headline, November 7th: ”People ’Afraid to Walk the Streets’ as One-Fifth of Irish Town Now Migrants.”

The town here is Killarney in Ireland’s far southwest. Until recently Killarney had a population of just over ten thousand. That has now been augmented by more than three thousand Third World moochers… I beg their pardon: ”asylum seekers.”

The townsfolk are living in fear. Get used to it, Killarneians: There are plenty more where they came from. Your government has an actual, stated open door policy with—as of February this year—a total amnesty for illegal aliens.

Second story. Headline, October 28th: ”Ireland to Jail ’Hate Speech’ Offenders for Up to Five Years.”

Posted on: Nov 13 11:58

The founder and former CEO of collapsing crypto trader Sam Bankman-Fried is said to be holed up with members of his inner circle in the Bahamas while his empire collapses around him. 

Bankman-Fried, 30, resigned from FTX on Friday, as the crypto exchange filed for bankruptcy and reports emerged that up to $2 billion in client funds had vanished from the company's books in recent weeks. 

According to Coin Telegraph, the disgraced former CEO is holed up at the Albany Tower alongside FTX co-founder Gary Wang and the company's director of engineering Nishad Singh. 

Posted on: Nov 13 11:56

Sam Bankman-Fried put a lot of the money he had 'owned' into Democratic politics:

The 30-year-old Bankman-Fried has been a major force in Democratic politics, ranking as the party’s second-biggest individual donor in the 2021–2022 election cycle, according to Open Secrets, with donations totaling $39.8 million. That ranks only behind George Soros (about $128 million) but ahead of many other big names, including Michael Bloomberg ($28.3 million). What’s more, he had promised to spend far more on Democrats moving forward, predicting in May that he’d fund “north of $100 million” and had a “soft ceiling” of $1 billion for the 2024 elections.
Bankman-Fried was a major donor to President Joe Biden in the 2020 election and is the primary donor to the Protect Our Future PAC, the political action committee which endorsed Democratic candidates such as Peter Welch, who this week won his bid to become Vermont’s next senator, and Robert J. Menendez of New Jersey, who secured a House seat.

That was either protection money or a well played scheme by the Democrats to finance their elections. Then again- it may have been both.

The White House was directly involved:

A cryptocurrency billionaire facing federal investigation for mishandling customer funds had high-level White House meetings just months ago, as Congress was debating how to regulate his company—and just weeks before he pledged to donate up to $1 billion to Democrats ahead of the midterm campaign.

Sam Bankman-Fried, the owner of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, met on April 22 and May 12 with top Biden adviser Steve Ricchetti, according to White House visitor logs reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon. At the time, FTX was lobbying Congress and federal agencies to shape regulation of the crypto industry.
[Bankman-Fried] gave more than $5 million to Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign, and has given millions more this cycle to the Democratic Party. In early May, between his first two visits to the White House, Bankman-Fried doled out $865,000 to the DNC, according to Federal Election Commission records. Earlier, in March, he cut three checks totaling $66,500 to the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee, and later in June he sent $250,000 to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

He said in June, weeks after his most recent White House meeting, that he might give up to $1 billion to support Democrats in the midterms, though he backed away from that pledge in September.

Posted on: Nov 13 11:55

Ye opened the floodgates. The Jews have a crisis of black people basically every day now.

Black journalist Isaiah Jackson, who works for CoinDesk, tweeted the following about the ongoing FTX debacle:

It’s a pretty simple, obvious observation. Jews are 2% of the American population and 100% of the high-level FTX employees. This is similar to what we’ve seen Ye saying about organized Jewry engaging in high-level crime. It’s difficult to understand how this observation is “hateful” in and of itself, right?

Well, it might be difficult for you to understand, but it wasn’t difficult for the managers of CoinDesk, who immediately fired Jackson over the tweet.

Posted on: Nov 13 11:53

Did you ever wonder where all those billions of dollars were going in Ukraine?  Did you ever wonder why anyone was trusting the elites in US politics like the Bidens with billions in funds going to Ukraine? 

Today it turns out that these were excellent questions.  

We have information that the tens of billions of dollars going to Ukraine were actually laundered back to the US to corrupt Democrats and elites using FTX cryptocurrency.  Now the money is gone and FTX is bankrupt. 

Earlier today we reported that the FTX cryptocurrency appeared to be used in a ponzi scheme involving the Democrats and Ukraine.

As reported earlier, the FTX crypto company gave at least $40 million to Democrat candidates and causes in the midterms.

Sam Bankman-Fried is Biden’s second biggest donor.

In addition to this, Daily Caller lists many of the lawmakers who Sam Bankman Fried was bankrolling who oversaw the institution that was supposed to keep on eye on companies like FTX:

Posted on: Nov 13 11:51

 Migrants clashed with French police in the Dunkirk area on Saturday, throwing rocks at officers as they were apparently preparing to try to reach the UK illegally.

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Posted on: Nov 13 10:16

 Fast Food giant Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has apologized after sending notifications to Germans calling on them to remember the Nazi pogroms against Jews known as Kristallnacht by ordering their chicken.

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Posted on: Nov 13 10:15

 A United Nations committee approved a draft resolution Friday calling on the International Court of Justice in the Hague to urgently issue its opinion on the legal consequences of allegedly denying the Palestinian people the right to self-determination, a move Israel’s envoy to the global body maintains will “endanger” the country’s future as well as any chance of peace with the Palestinians.

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Posted on: Nov 13 10:15

 A hotel in a quiet Welsh village with just 400 residents is being rammed full of some 200 migrants, at a cost of £6.8 million to British taxpayers.

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Posted on: Nov 13 10:14

 Male pilots will be allowed to wear make up, painted nails, and carry pocketbooks on British Airways as the UK’s second largest airline carrier is set to transform its uniform rules.

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Posted on: Nov 13 10:13

Late one afternoon last October, Dr. Shelley Odronic sat in her office and, just as she had thousands of times before, slid a rectangular glass slide onto her microscope.

A pathologist who works in rural Ohio, Odronic leaned forward to examine tissue from the placenta of a woman who had recently given birth. She increased the magnification on the microscope. Never had she seen so many tiny, congealed reservoirs of blood or such severe inflammation of the tissue, a sign the placenta had been fighting an infection.

“Right away, I knew it wasn’t compatible with life,” Odronic said.

She asked her secretary to print out the patient’s chart. In dark letters were the words “fetal demise.” A stillbirth, the death of a fetus at 20 weeks or more of pregnancy. But that didn’t solve the mystery. Odronic had examined many placentas from pregnancies that ended in stillbirth. None looked like this — withered and scarred.

Posted on: Nov 13 10:12

 A group of Philadelphia college students living in an off-campus apartment stated that armed robbers broke into their home, robbed them at gunpoint, and locked them in a basement early Friday morning, reported WPVI-TV.

Posted on: Nov 13 10:12

The deaths are not inevitable. One study found that nearly one in four U.S. stillbirths may be preventable. For pregnancies that last 37 weeks or more, that research shows, the figure jumps to nearly half. Thousands more babies could potentially be delivered safely every year.

But federal agencies have not prioritized critical stillbirth-focused studies that could lead to fewer deaths. Nearly two decades ago, both the CDC and the National Institutes of Health launched key stillbirth tracking and research studies, but the agencies ended those projects within about a decade. The CDC never analyzed some of the data that was collected.

Unlike with SIDS, a leading cause of infant death, federal officials have failed to launch a national campaign to reduce the risk of stillbirth or adequately raise awareness about it. Placental exams and autopsies, which can sometimes explain why stillbirths happened, are underutilized, in part because parents are not counseled on their benefits.

Posted on: Nov 13 10:11

At an air show in China Saturday, the Chinese Air Force displayed their J-20 Stealth Fighter Jet capabilities.   I've never seen an American fighter Jet be able to do some of these maneuvers!  Utterly amazing.  Video below . . .

I certainly have seen U.S. fighter jets be able to vertically "hover" with their nose pointed straight up, but I have never seen the reversal of direction in flight that these Chinese jets perform.  It shocked me as to the skill of the pilots, AND as to the maneuverability of the jets.

Posted on: Nov 13 10:10

The spectacular meltdown of the FTX crypto exchange has revealed it to be nothing more than a slush fund for Democrat candidates.

Sam Bankman-Fried stepped down as FTX CEO on Friday after it was announced his exchange had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the face of a multi-billion dollar liquidity crunch.

On midterm election day, Bankman-Fried managed to lose nearly 94% of his estimated $15.6 billion fortune.

The U.S. branch of FTX is now valued at $1, down from a peak of $8 billion in January. Bankman-Fried is now also under investigation by both the Department of Justice and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Prior to the midterms, Bankman-Fried was touted by POLITICO as the Democrats’ “newest megadonor” and “potential Democrat savior” second only to billionaire globalist George Soros.

“We’ve never seen something like this on this scale,” said Bradley Beychok, co-founder of American Bridge 21st Century, a Democratic super PAC. “On our side, there’s a small pool of people who write these kinds of checks and they tend to be the same folks. But Sam, to his credit, came right in with a big splash.”

In fact, Bankman-Fried spent almost $40 million on Democrat candidates this year.

Posted on: Nov 13 10:08

The Election Oversight Group, who has been investigating and documenting Georgia’s election problems since the 2020 General Election, in conjunction with County Citizens Defending Freedom, has provided The Gateway Pundit with more evidence that our election system should not be trusted.  This time, it’s direct from Texas but has implications and evidence of occurrences in many other jurisdictions.

In a shocking video that seems to confirm many of the things we knew but couldn’t prove, poll workers in Dallas, Tx captured the number of checked in voters on their poll pads jumping higher and higher right before polls closed.  The poll pads are used to check in voters and are the electronic version of the paper “voter roll”, which also keeps a running tally of the number of voters who have been “checked-in” on that particular device.  While we only have confirmation of this one precinct because of the video, The Gateway Pundit is told by an individual present that his happened county wide in Dallas County.

As you can see in the shorter of the videos, the poll pad in the screen jumps from 1,080 voters to 1,139 to 1,191 and finally to 1,259.  No one or nothing is touching the poll pad as it is doing this.  The poll pad displays “Poll Closed” to the left of the count.  For full screen video, visit or click here and here. Be sure to turn the Quality up to 720 so you can read the numbers in real time.

Posted on: Nov 13 10:08

An individual by the name of Logical Brad claims he caught the Democrats stealing a US House seat in Maryland.  Another huge drop of ballots late in the week gave this one to the Democrats.

Isn’t it strange that the large ballot drops always go to the Democrats?

Logical Brad writes:

Democrats in the Maryland District-6 Race between Parrott (R) and Throne (D) padded the vote totals on Friday by 10,000 votes while nobody was looking. Flipping the seat Blue, here is the evidence.

The Republican was ahead on Thursday night by 1,600 votes.  (Again, why are we still counting ballots into Thursday night and Friday morning – three days after the election?)

The next day the Dem was ahead.  What Logical Brad points out is what we also saw in the 2020 Election in various races.  The reporting shows that less than 1% of the votes to count were added overnight which would equal around 1,500 total votes but instead 10,000 total votes were added.  When this large basket of votes was dropped, they went to the Democrat.

Posted on: Nov 13 10:06

A man was busted with 20,000 fentanyl pills on him in Manhattan – and released back to the street, police and sources said Sunday.

Manuel Pagon, 49, was arrested at 11th Avenue and West 30th Street in Chelsea around 2 p.m. on Friday, cops said.

He was found in possession of “approximately 20,000 multi-colored M-30 fentanyl pills,” court records show.

Pagon was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the first degree, records show. He was then released on his own recognizance, police sources said.

Webmaster addition: Our nation is now a narcocracy!

Posted on: Nov 13 10:05

The race for control of the US House is not over.  It’s not over till the Democrats say it’s over. 

The world is watching in amazement as corrupt election officials and politicians across the country can’t seem to finalize the results of an election five days ago.  Texas and Florida can complete their election results a few hours after the election, but other states are days away, if not weeks.

The 2022 Election was supposed to be a route for the GOP.  Biden and his gang of America-destroying communists are understandably not well-liked.  They are even hated for their actions in Afghanistan, with the economy, the Jan 6 communist kangaroo court, and much more.  Most Americans can’t list three things that this administration has done for the good of America.  Many can’t name one thing.

China is very happy with the Biden regime, and so are Soros and Obama.  The destruction of America is near complete.  Free speech and free and fair elections were on the ballot.

Posted on: Nov 13 10:04

 Sam Bankman-Fried woke up on Monday still a billionaire, even as his cryptocurrency empire was beginning to unravel. By Friday, his fortune was completely wiped out.

Based on net worth calculations by Bloomberg, Bankman-Fried was worth about $16 billion at the start of the week. But as his crypto exchange, FTX, collapsed, the value of his assets was reduced to zero in what Bloomberg called “one of history’s greatest-ever destructions of wealth.”

Sam Bankman-Fried, founder and chief executive officer of FTX Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange, during an interview on an episode of Bloomberg Wealth with David Rubenstein in New York, US, on Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022.

Crypto is in chaos as FTX files for bankruptcy

FTX on Friday said it filed for bankruptcy, and Bankman-Fried, known as SBF, resigned as chief executive.

Posted on: Nov 13 09:40

 Alec Baldwin, apparently keen to further displace blame and liability for the accidental 2021 shooting death of Halyna Hutchins, has filed a lawsuit against several crew members working on the scandal-plagued film "Rust."

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Posted on: Nov 13 09:09

 A top Maricopa County election official blasted critics who are frustrated over slow ballot counting that remains ongoing days after Election Day.

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Posted on: Nov 13 09:08

 As often happens with large retail chains of any kind, Walgreens decided to close three Boston locations this week. The pharmacy chain's explanation for the closures implied that it did not make financial sense for the company to keep the locations open, blaming the "dynamics of the local market and changes in the buying habits of our patients."

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Posted on: Nov 13 09:07

 A pharmaceutical company lost billions in stock valuation after a fake Twitter account tweeted that insulin was free in the latest debacle from Elon Musk's acquisition of the social media company.

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Posted on: Nov 13 09:06

 The United States Department of Health and Human Services did not inform states or healthcare providers of any intent to lift the COVID public health emergency by its Friday deadline, extending the emergency into at least January.

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Posted on: Nov 13 09:06

 Veterans Day is an opportunity not only to honor those who have served our country in uniform. We must also help these heroes overcome some of the pressing challenges they face every day. At the top of this list of hurdles is navigating the friendly fire of the overcomplicated healthcare system.

Posted on: Nov 13 09:05