"Frankly, I don't know what it is about California, but we seem to have a strange urge to elect really obnoxious women to high office. I'm not bragging, you understand, but no other state, including Maine, even comes close. When it comes to sending left-wing dingbats to Washington, we're Number One. There's no getting around the fact that the last time anyone saw the likes of Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein, Maxine Waters, and Nancy Pelosi, they were stirring a cauldron when the curtain went up on 'Macbeth '. The four of them are like jackasses who happen to possess the gift of blab. You don't know if you should condemn them for their stupidity or simply marvel at their ability to form words." -- Columnist Burt Prelutsky, Los Angeles Times

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President Joe Biden may take weapons from America's dwindling arms stockpile to send them to Ukraine, even though Congress is stalling additional funding to replace them, according to reports. 

The Pentagon has not made a final decision, but officials are considering the move as way to keep backing Ukraine despite the potential political pitfalls for the Biden administration.

Depleting American stockpiles in order to support Ukraine would anger many Republicans who believe Biden has to prioritize the defense of the United States first

The flow of military aid to Kyiv and the use of as many as 3,000 155mm Howitzer shells a day has steadily emptied U.S. reserves, which at its height in 2005 was worth $1.5 billion.

Tags: RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS, WHITE HOUSE
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A former US ambassador to Bolivia has sensationally admitted to spying on America for Cuba for 40 years in one of the longest espionage plots the FBI has ever seen.

Victor Manuel Rocha was arrested in December in Miami and accused of collecting intelligence for the rogue communist state since 1981 after an undercover sting where he detailed his clandestine work for Havana and praised Fidel Castro.

The 73-year-old bragged to an FBI agent posing as a Cuban intelligence officer that the U.S. was 'the enemy' and that his decades-long assignment was a 'grand slam' that 'strengthened the revolution'.

In messages to the agent he called himself a representative of 'your friends in Havana' and detailed how he travelled to the island multiple times to meet his handlers in the Cuban intelligence service, the Dirección de Inteligencia.

Tags: CUBA, SOUTH/CENTRAL AMERICA, WHITE HOUSE
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Tyson is investing in an insect-producing company and a U.S.-based insect factory. No joke.

Those flies are not going into human food, at this point. “Today, we’re focused on more of [an] ingredient application with insect protein than we are a consumer application,” said John R. Tyson, chief financial officer of Tyson Foods.

Oh, right, sure …

Insects are already showing up in your food, as well as your pet food. Do pay attention to the ingredients with everything you buy.

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Tags: CONSUMER RIGHTS / PRODUCT REPORTS, SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE
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Real Americas Voice correspondent Ben Bergquam is currently in the Darién Gap between Colombia and Panama, reporting on the international human smuggling operation coordinated by the cartels, globalists, and the Biden Regime.

The Biden Regime is now granting asylum to illegal immigrants in South America and flying them by plane into the United States to arrive “as refugees who have already met the requirements and will be legally allowed to live and work in the U.S.,” according to the Associated Press.

Bergquam shared a photo of a group he discovered on Tuesday night showing “over 50 men from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, and Nepal, all being smuggled in the middle of the night.”

Hold the United Nations, the NGOs, the Cartels and the Democrats accountable! #JoeBidenDidThis,” Bergquam said in a caption on X:

Tags: IMMIGRATION/GLOBALISM, WHITE HOUSE
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The effort to revive Russian collusion claims in Joe Biden's impeachment probe is running into an inconvenient truth for Democrats: Hunter Biden and his business partners waged a concerted campaign to squeeze oligarchs in Vladimir Putin's country for investments, an effort that ultimately paved the way for the first son to score a big payday from Burisma Holdings in neighboring Ukraine.

Hunter Biden and his partners' pursuit of Russian riches began as early as 2010 with payments from a Moscow-based machinery firm and its "patriarch," and they intensified a few years later at a time when Joe Biden's son was actually still serving as a U.S. Navy officer. That timeline is confirmed by bank records, contemporaneous emails and congressional testimony that chronicle a far larger effort by Biden, Inc. to target Moscow than has previously been acknowledged. 

Along the way, Hunter Biden and his partners like Devon Archer discussed plans to open up a Moscow office for their Rosemont firm, create a U.S-Russia business coalition and pursue a real estate venture with one oligarch that could have topped out at $1 billion, the evidence shows.

Tags: POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA, WHITE HOUSE
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Webmaster addition: Now we will find out why Epstein got such a light sentence!

Tags: COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION
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This is the dramatic moment NATO Top Guns intercept Russian warplanes over the Baltic Sea before heading off another Putin aircraft north of Poland

It came as the Russian president made a direct threat to nuke the West as he accused NATO and the US of 'preparing to strike' Russia in his annual address to the nation.

NATO said that two French Mirage 2000-5s intercepted a Russian SU-30-M aircraft over the Baltic Sea yesterday. 

It also noted that directly after, the French fighters were re-tasked to a new mission, where they intercepted a Russian AN-72 flying in international airspace north of Poland. 

On February 12, Russia claimed that NATO had scrambled warplanes to confront a pair of nuclear-capable missile carriers that were seen patrolling the Norwegian Sea.

Tags: NATO, RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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The following is from The Vaccine Reaction.

The U.S government is again funding gain-of-function (GoF) research with Chinese scientists to make a dangerous virus even more potent. This time it is with birds not bats. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) gave $1 million to fund risky research on bird flu viruses to the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China; the USDA Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory in Athena, Georgia and the University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute in Scotland.

The plan is to infect ducks and geese with various strains of bird flu to render the virus more infectious and transmissible as scientists study the virus’s ability, “to jump into mammalian hosts.”

Documents outlining the research, which began in 2021 and will continue until 2026, were obtained by the White Coat Waste Project.

The White Coat Waste Project is a nonprofit “bipartisan taxpayer watchdog organization” with a mission to “unite animal-lovers and liberty-lovers to find, expose and defund wasteful and cruel taxpayer-funded animal experimentation.”

Tags: CHINA, SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE, WMD
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In a recent development, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, James Comer, has announced that the impeachment inquiry against President Biden will progress to its "next phase," which includes a public hearing featuring Hunter Biden, the President's son.

However, Hunter Biden's attorney, Abbe Lowell, cast a shadow of doubt over this announcement. In a statement released late Wednesday, Lowell said, "The transcripts of witnesses who have been called to date, including Hunter’s, makes it obvious that there is nothing left to ask, answer, say or do. This illegitimate inquiry should have ended long before their star witness was indicted for lying but it wasn’t. Now that Hunter has put this partisan conspiracy to the lie that it is - on the record and under oath - this political charade should finally come to an end."

Hunter Biden had previously appeared on Capitol Hill for a closed-door deposition at the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees on Wednesday. During his testimony, he vehemently denied involving his father in his business affairs and criticized House Republicans for their "partisan political pursuit" and impeachment inquiry against his father. He further stated that Republicans have no evidence against his father, the President, "because there isn't any."

Tags: IMPEACHMENT, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, WHITE HOUSE
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It is always some one else’s fault.  Have you noticed that, here in America?

It’s the refs.  It’s the government.  It’s the schools.  It’s the church.  It’s my pastor.  It’s President Biden.  It’s Donald Trump.  It’s the media. It’s the Left.  It’s the Right.  It’s racism.  It’s the courts.  It’s my spouse.  The Devil made me do it.

It’s the mirror.  That is one place no one wants to look.  What was it Michael Jackson sang…?

I’m starting with the man in the mirror. I’m asking him to change his ways. And no message could have been any clearer. If you wanna make the world a better place. Take a look at yourself and then make a change.

Personal responsibility is a tough pill to swallow.  It is so much more comforting to blame someone else for the mess that we have made of this nation. The church sucks.  The family sucks.  The government sucks.  The schools suck.

Life is about choices.  Some good.  Some bad.  But at the end of the day, WE are all responsible for the choices we make.  Until you accept the fact that it is your own damn fault nothing will ever change. Sorry Flip Wilson, the Devil didn’t make you do it.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
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The dramatic spike in dengue cases has prompted Brazil to purchase millions of doses of the dengue vaccine.

    

Dengue fever has spiked fourfold in Brazil in 2024 following the release of millions of gene-edited mosquitos by the United Nations’ World Mosquito Program.

In the first five weeks of 2024, over 364,000 cases of dengue infection have been reported, according to the country’s health ministry, which is 4x greater than previous cases in the same period of 2023.

 

The dramatic spike in dengue cases has prompted Brazil to purchase millions of doses of the dengue vaccine.

From The Guardian:

The rapid spread of dengue has caused 40 confirmed deaths, the ministry said, and a further 265 are being investigated.

Warning: Gates-Funded Factory Breeds 30 Million Mosquitoes a Week for Release in 11 Countries

Brazil has bought 5.2m doses of the dengue vaccine Qdenga, developed by Japanese drugmaker Takeda, with another 1.32m doses provided at no cost to the government, a ministry statement said.

Three Brazilian states have declared emergencies, including the second most populous state, Minas Gerais, and the Federal District, where the capital, Brasília, is located and is facing an unprecedented rise in infections.

Brasília will start vaccinating children aged 10-14 on Friday with Qdenga, the local government said on Wednesday.

Cases of dengue in Brasília since the start of the year have exceeded the total for the whole of 2023, with a rate of infection of 1,625 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, compared with the national average of just 170.

The UN’s World Mosquito Program announced in 2023 a plan to release billions of gene-edited mosquitos in Brazil over a 10-year period in a bid to eradicate dengue fever in the country.

“Brazilian health officials in five cities have been releasing clouds of lab-grown Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia bacteria, which prevents dengue virus transmission to humans,” Harvard Public Health reported in August 2023.

“The country will be the first to launch a nationwide program to release Wolbachia-modified mosquitoes, which are expected to protect up to 70 million people from dengue fever over the next 10 years. And it’s building a factory to scale up mosquito production: Beginning 2024, the factory will mass-produce five billion mosquitoes a year.”

Now a year after the mosquito initiative began, dengue cases have risen sharply rather than fallen.

Notably, the World Mosquito Program received a $50 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is also bankrolling research into the dengue fever vaccine.

The Brazilian government purchased over 5 million doses of the Qdenga dengue fever vaccine, manufactured by Japanese drugmaker Takeda, which also received millions of dollars in grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

In other words, Bill Gates Foundation money is involved in all sides of the situation, from the gene-edited mosquitos — which has apparently exacerbated the dengue crisis — to bankrolling companies who are providing the in-demand dengue fever vaccine to Brazil.

Claire's Observations:  I am very much reminded here, of the line from the 2nd Homes/Watson film,  "A Game of Shadows", featuring Morton Downey Jr, and Jude Law.

In this, the Watson character says to the Moriarty Character (read:  bad guy), and I am paraphrasing like crazy,  that Moriarty  wanted a lock on both the bullets and the bandages in the next war; but when you are looking at a medical plague in the 21st century, you are looking at both creating it, then resolving it with the appropriate "vaccine", that's one hell of a lot of money in your coffers, when you can pull of both!!!

Tags: COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, CURRENT EVENTS, SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE, SOUTH/CENTRAL AMERICA
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Thomas Kingston, the husband of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent's daughter Lady Gabriella Kingston, died from a "traumatic head wound" and a gun was found near his body, an inquest has heard.

The 45-year-old financier died suddenly in an outbuilding at his parent's home, an inquest opening at Gloucestershire Coroner's Court heard.

Senior coroner Katy Skerrett outlined the "brief circumstances" of his death at the hearing on Friday.

She said: "Mr Kingston was visiting his parents' home in the Cotswolds. On 25 February he ate lunch with his parents. His father went out to walk the dogs.

"On his return Mr Kingston was not in the house and after approximately 30 minutes his mother went to look for him. His father forced entry on a locked outbuilding when no reply could be gained.

"He found Mr Kingston deceased with a catastrophic head injury. A gun was present at the scene. Emergency services were called. Police are satisfied the death is not suspicious."

Webmaster addition:  Suuuuuuuure!

Tags: ASSASSINATION, GREAT BRITAIN/ UK
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The worst-kept secret of this proxy war is that it’s already a hot NATO-Russian war but an undeclared and limited one where both sides still abide by informal “rules of engagement”.

German Chancellor Scholz’s innuendo that France and the UK have clandestinely deployed troops to Ukraine to assist with “target control” against Russian forces prompted a harsh reaction from the British, but his slip of the tongue simply spilled the beans on this proxy war’s worst-kept secret. No honest observer believed the prior denials about Western troops in that country since their Ukrainian counterparts couldn’t realistically be trained to operate such modern-day arms in such a short time.

His inadvertent revelation, which was shared to explain why Germany won’t send long-range Taurus missiles to that country since it doesn’t want to follow the others’ lead by clandestinely deploying troops there, came shortly after French President Macron’s relatedly scandalous claim. He said that NATO countries debated whether to conventionally intervene in Ukraine when many of their leaders met in Paris on Monday though no consensus had been reached on this ultra-sensitive question.

Although practically every one of his peers denied that anything of the sort was discussed, the Financial Times then quoted an unnamed senior European defense official who bluntly confirmed that “Everyone knows there are western special forces in Ukraine — they’ve just not acknowledged it officially.” Such claims were hitherto dismissed as “Russian conspiracy theories” but now they predictably turned out to be statements of “conspiracy fact” to the surprise of only the most dishonest and naive observers.

Tags: CORPORATE MEDIA, COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, CURRENT EVENTS, EUROPE, RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS, WHITE HOUSE, WMD
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A South St. Louis Church that caters to African refugees and migrants was shut down this week. City officials closed the church after a young woman was found beaten, bloody, and tied up with ropes. The victim said she was kidnapped by church officials.

The church caters to Africans who have resettled in St. Louis. Many of the congregants do not speak English but still speak Swahili.

Tags: IMMIGRATION/GLOBALISM
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