Thought for the day

"Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper. Truth itself becomes suspicious by being put into that polluted vehicle. The real extent of this state of misinformation is known only to those who are in situations to confront facts within their knowledge with the lies of the day. I really look with commiseration over the great body of my fellow citizens, who, reading newspapers, live and die in the belief that they have known something of what has been passing in the world." -- Thomas Jefferson, to John Norvell, June 14, 1807

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Wars are not won by psyops. Ask Nazi Germany. Still, it’s been a howler to watch NATOstan media on Kharkov, gloating in unison about “the hammer blow that knocks out Putin”, “the Russians are in trouble”, and assorted inanities.

Facts: Russian forces withdrew from the territory of Kharkov to the left bank of the Oskol river, where they are now entrenched. A Kharkov-Donetsk-Lugansk line seems to be stable. Krasny Liman is threatened, besieged by superior Ukrainian forces, but not lethally.

No one – not even Maria Zakharova, the contemporary female equivalent of Hermes, the messenger of the Gods – knows what the Russian General Staff (RGS) plans, in this case and all others. If they say they do, they are lying.

As it stands, what may be inferred with a reasonable degree of certainty is that a line – Svyatogorsk-Krasny Liman-Yampol-Belogorovka – can hold out long enough with their current garrisons until fresh Russian forces are able to swoop in and force the Ukrainians back beyond the Seversky Donets line.

Posted on: Sep 15 08:00

 Late last month, California’s Air Resources Board approved a regulation that will ban the sale of new gas-powered automobiles by 2035. No gas-powered vehicles with a model year of 2035 or beyond will be sold in the state, under the measure.

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Posted on: Sep 15 07:51

This is not the America we used to know, folks.  It’s almost as if they are deliberately tearing it down to give new meaning to “MAGA” in the 2022 and 2024 elections.  Last week, Steve Bannon broke the news that numerous search warrants/raids and subpoenas were being issued.  Harmeet Dhillon confirmed it on Tucker Carlson that same night.

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Posted on: Sep 15 07:50

False information can influence people's beliefs and memories. But can fabricated evidence induce individuals to accuse another person of doing something they never did? We examined whether exposure to a fabricated video could produce false eyewitness testimony. Subjects completed a gambling task alongside a confederate subject, and later we falsely told subjects that their partner had cheated on the task. Some subjects viewed a digitally manipulated video of their partner cheating; some were told that video evidence of the cheating exists; and others were not told anything about video evidence. Subjects were asked to sign a statement confirming that they witnessed the incident and that their corroboration could be used in disciplinary action against the accused. See-video subjects were three times more likely to sign the statement than Told-video and Control subjects. Fabricated evidence may, indeed, produce false eyewitness testimony; we discuss probable cognitive mechanisms.

Posted on: Sep 15 07:41

From a September 13th, 2022 Artsakh Press article headlined “Azerbaijan had pre-planned the attack”:

[The Criminal Prosecution of Armenia] says its criminal investigation into Azerbaijan’s attack – a violation of the November 9, 2020 trilateral statement and several international treaties prohibiting the use of force or the threat to use force and invading the territory of another country gathered information on war crimes and criminal violations of Customary international humanitarian law. 

During the fall of 2020, Azerbaijan invaded an area the size of Delaware known as Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh in Armenian) in the last 44-day war, Israeli supplied Azeri drones proved to be the key to establishing air superiority and the pivotal change in modern warfare witnessed the defeat for the first time the Armenians’ limited, conventional military force, and the Baku government ultimately acquired control over most of the Armenian breakaway territory, including seven adjacent districts.

As of Tuesday, September 13th, 2022, the perennial Azerbaijani aggressor was at it once again. Shortly after midnight, this time the Azeri military was simultaneously firing artillery shells at the Armenian towns of Goris, Sotk and Jermuk directly inside Armenia proper. On Tuesday the Armenian President Nikol Pashinyan disclosed to the Armenian parliament in Yerevan that at least 49 Armenian troops lost their lives from the overnight shelling. Soon after the Armenian death toll went public, Azerbaijan’s defense ministry announced:

50 Azerbaijani servicemen died as a result of Armenia’s large-scale provocation. 

Posted on: Sep 15 07:39

The quest to launch a technology that can revolutionize network communications across space, land and sea has been in the offing for several decades. As a result, many space telecommunications companies are orchestrating several projects to drive advanced communications networks to ubiquitous availability.

While many companies have made attempts to bring this high-speed communication network to life, the latest company to launch this breed of network communication technology is Aalyria.

Aalyria, a Google spinoff, announced its launch as an independent company with the quest to create and manage robust advanced network technology. Aalyria is a brainchild of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, with the vision to use space laser technologies on a different scale. The start-up intends to use lasers to revamp the internet over long distances at faster speeds.

Posted on: Sep 15 07:38

April Gallop is leaving no stone unturned in her effort to recover money after surviving the Sept. 11 attacks on the Pentagon.

Gallop has filed suit against Dick Cheney alleging the United States allowed or arranged the Sept. 11 attacks. She has also sued Osama bin Laden, a bank and American Airlines.

Gallop had just pushed the button to turn on her computer when the plane hit the Pentagon, the Washington Post reports. Gallop’s 10-week-old son, Elisha, was with her at the office on her first day back from maternity leave. She had planned to handle some urgent paperwork before dropping off the boy at the Pentagon day-care center. Elisha survived, but he learns slowly, the story says.

Gallop tells the Post she didn’t see any aircraft wreckage and there was no fire from the jet fuel. “I was 50 feet from the impact zone,” she tells the Post. “The engine should have been in my lap.” Her lawsuit against Dick Cheney contends the Pentagon was destroyed, not by a plane crash, but possibly by a missile or explosives on the orders of U.S. leaders. The case was dismissed last year and failed on appeal this spring.

The publicity has brought out angry neighbors and may have poisoned Gallop’s relationship with her landlord. She has posted three no trespassing signs and keeps the blinds closed. It’s “a house in a defensive crouch,” according to the Post.

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Posted on: Sep 15 07:37

Once again, Kiev makes clear its intentions to continue the war against Russia. On September 13, the Ukrainian government published a national security plan that provides for the extension of Western aid for decades. In the text, it is suggested that NATO states should continue to support Kiev in a variety of ways, including investments in the defense industry. In practice, the Ukrainian state has made an official statement that it intends to expand the conflict indefinitely, which makes any form of negotiation for peace impossible.

This document looks like an alternative to Ukraine’s unfeasible accession to NATO. Since 2014, Kiev has been planning to join the Western military alliance, but, despite the country having been used several times to attack Russian citizens and destabilize Moscow’s strategic environment, NATO has never really seemed interested in approving such a membership. By the rules of the alliance, states in conflict cannot be accepted, since NATO is a collective security pact that establishes that all members must cooperate with each other in case of war in any of the states. As Kiev had been in a civil conflict for the past eight years, membership would be impossible.

Obviously, this project became even more unrealistic with the start of the Russian special military operation. Despite actively helping Ukraine with military and financial assistance, the Western Alliance would not allow Kiev to gain membership as this situation would create an obligation for all other members to send troops to fight Russia. Then, faced with the impossibility of joining the alliance, the Zelensky government established a document of guarantees to create conditions for cooperation between Kiev and NATO.

Posted on: Sep 15 07:35

The European Union’s chief executive vowed on Wednesday resilience and resolve in facing consequences of Russia’s war against Ukraine, which she said was also an assault on European economies and energy safety, as well as democratic values.

“This is about autocracy against democracy,” Ursula von der Leyen, wearing blue and yellow – the colours of both Ukraine’s and the EU flags – said in her annual address to the European Parliament.

“With the necessary courage and with the necessary solidarity, (Russian President Vladimir) Putin will fail and Ukraine and Europe will prevail.”

Posted on: Sep 15 07:31

The European Union’s executive arm plans to recommend cutting funding for Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s administration on concerns about widespread graft in Hungary, according to senior EU officials.

The European Commission aims to formalize its assessment on Sunday, said the officials, who asked not to be named because the position hasn’t been officially finalized. EU governments will then make the final decision within three months and a qualified majority of member states will be required for the executive’s proposal to take effect.

The forint fell as much as 1.1% against the euro to the weakest level in a week. Investors have cited the uncertain outlook for EU funds as contributing to a disproportionate selloff in Hungarian assets this year.

Posted on: Sep 15 07:29

Israeli Defense Minister Reveals Map Of Alleged Precision-Guided Missile Factories In Syria

Illustrative image. Source: the Syrian Ministry of Defense.

On September 12, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz revealed a map of military facilities across Syria he alleged were used to manufacture precision-guided missiles for Iran and its allies in the Middle East.

Gantz presented the map while giving a speech at a conference in New York city that was organized by The Jerusalem Post on the occasion of its 90th anniversary.

“Iran is building terror industries in Syria for its needs. Recently it started building advanced industries in Yemen and Lebanon as well. This trend must be stopped,” the minister said.

Gantz pointed at a large facility of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center, which he referred to by its French name Centre D’Etudes et de Recherches Scientifiques (CERS), near the town of Masyaf in Hama and claimed that Iran is manufacturing precision-guided missiles there.

“The sites that I reveal to you on the map, and in particular the underground site in Masyaf where precision missiles are manufactured, constitute a significant potential threat to the region and to Israel,” Gantz said.

Posted on: Sep 15 07:28

My Son Hunter, the new movie from Breitbart News, is a fact-based dramatization of the life of debauchery and corruption lived by the first son Hunter Biden. Although the movie takes certain artistic liberties, many scenes portray true accounts of the Biden scion’s life; this “True Fact” series will detail those accuracies.

True Fact: Hunter Biden inked a $1.5 billion deal with a subsidiary of the Bank of China, just 12 days after he visited China with his father, then-Vice President Joe Biden. 

Hunter Biden created Bohai Harvest RST (BHR), a private equity firm bankrolled by the Chinese government, less than two weeks after he traveled with his father on Air Force Two to China in 2013.

Hunter scored the deal with the Chinese government despite having no background in private equity. “The deal he got in the Shanghai free-trade zone, nobody else had — Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Blackstone, nobody had this deal,” Peter Schweizer, senior contributor at Breitbart News and author of the bestseller Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends, reported. “The Chinese government has figured out that the way to get favorable treatment from policymakers in Washington, DC, is by, basically, signing sweetheart deals with the children of politicians because they think by doing so, they’ll get better policy positions from our government,” he continued.

Posted on: Sep 15 07:26

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) is responsible for the two planes full of illegal immigrants that landed at Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts on Wednesday, according to Fox News.

Approximately 48 migrants landed at Martha’s Vineyard Airport Wednesday afternoon, the Vineyard Gazette reported.

Although the Gazette reported the migrants came from Texas, DeSantis took credit for sending the migrants.

Posted on: Sep 15 07:25

Republican Tudor Dixon, who is running for Michigan governor, revealed on Wednesday that nearly two dozen county sheriffs have endorsed her and her newly released plan to combat rising crime in the state.

The 22 sheriffs wrote a public letter declaring their support for Dixon and her crime agenda, emphasizing they value “safety and security above all else.”

“We are pleased to come together to give our full and unwavering support to a candidate that respects our men and women in uniform, puts safety and security above a personal political agenda, and is committed to making meaningful changes to the current status quo,” the sheriffs wrote.

Posted on: Sep 15 07:24

With record inflation already established and long-term recession looming, few could deny that Europe’s sanctions war on Russia has backfired economically, so far. A new poll from a top French TV news channel has found that the French have become extremely pessimistic about the conflict in Ukraine, and increasingly fed up with the price they have to pay for a country which is not even a part of the European Union or the eurozone.

The poll found that almost 60% want the sanctions on Russia to stop or be reduced if they have too big an impact on the average French person’s purchasing power.

A whopping 75% of France says the sanctions on Russia have not been effective. France is split almost 50-50 on the question of has military and financial aid to Ukraine been effective. Almost 85% of those polled think the war will drag on for years.

The poll goes against the stated positions of Brussels, Paris and France’s mainstream media moguls, but the economic difficulty of the French working class is extremely hard to suppress.

Posted on: Sep 15 07:23

In a September 1, 2022, article,1 the Post Millennial reveals how federal officials in the Biden administration have held secret censorship meetings with social media companies to suppress Americans’ First Amendment rights to free speech, and to ban or deplatform those who share unauthorized views about COVID and vaccines.

The evidence for this comes out of a lawsuit2 brought by the New Civil Liberties Alliance and the attorneys general of Missouri and Louisiana (Eric Schmitt and Jeff Landry) against President Biden, filed in May 2022.

During the discovery process, the plaintiffs sought to identify “all meetings with any social media platform relating to content modulation and/or misinformation,” which is how we now know that such illegal meetings did, in fact, take place.

Illegal Collusion to Suppress Free Speech

Monthly, a Unified Strategies Group (USG) meeting took place — and may still be taking place — between a wide variety of government agencies and Big Tech companies, during which topics to be censored and suppressed were/are discussed.

Censored topics included stories involving COVID jab refusal, especially those involving military refusals and consequences thereof, criticism against COVID restrictions and their effects on mental health, posts talking about testing positive for COVID after getting the jab, personal stories of COVID jab side effects, including menstrual irregularities, and worries about vaccine passports becoming mandatory.3 According to the New Civil Liberties Alliance:4

Posted on: Sep 15 07:22

A new report has revealed that the high cost of living in the Israeli-occupied territories is forcing many Jewish settlers to consider living somewhere else or even returning to their home countries.

According to the report, published by the Hebrew-language Israel Hayom daily newspaper, the bleak economic prospects in Israel have prompted a significant number of Jewish immigrants to think about changing their place of residence.

The immigrants maintain that living in the Israeli-occupied territories is not necessarily their ultimate destiny.

Also, those who have sought for years to immigrate to Israel have now changed their minds and say they are no longer willing to live in a place where prices are prohibitive.

Posted on: Sep 15 07:21

 Amtrak announced cancellations of all long-distance train routes this week ahead of a nationwide railroad strike that could begin as soon as Friday.

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Posted on: Sep 14 21:08

The Defense Department’s chief diversity equity and inclusion officer has a history of anti-white tweets.

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Posted on: Sep 14 21:08

New York City, a so-called “sanctuary city,” is deporting illegal aliens bused in from Texas… to Florida.

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Posted on: Sep 14 21:07

Joe Biden on Wednesday traveled to Detroit, Michigan to tour the 2022 Detroit Auto Show.

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Posted on: Sep 14 21:07
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Posted on: Sep 14 14:51

  Peter Adrian, head of the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK), is reportedly coming to grips with the fact that Germany will collapse without Russian energy.

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Posted on: Sep 14 14:51

 A sex trafficking victim who killed her alleged rapist was sentenced Tuesday in an Iowa court to five years supervised probation, 1,200 hours of community service, and was ordered to pay $150,000 restitution to the family of the alleged rapist.

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Posted on: Sep 14 13:57

 Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, the world’s fifth-richest man, thinks that Communist China should be praised for the way it has handled poverty.

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Posted on: Sep 14 13:48

 The man who was caught on video firing a gun moments before Kyle Rittenhouse shot and killed two assailants during the 2020 riot in Kenosha, WI., has been charged with armed robbery and other alleged crimes, according to a report.

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Posted on: Sep 14 13:47

Newly discovered police body cam footage in Forth worth, TX obtained by The Gateway Pundit shows that the claims made in True the Vote and Dinesh D’Souza’s 2000Mules were not exclusive to the “swing states”.  Or the 2020 election.  This footage implicates two top Democrat leaders in the county’s party:  former Tarrant Co. Democratic Party (TCDP) chairwoman and now candidate for Tarrant Co Judge Deborah Peoples and the director at The Peoples Group, Stuart Clegg.  Clegg was also the executive director for the TCDP and Peoples was a member of the Tarrant County election board and commission responsible for overseeing the integrity of county elections.

Posted on: Sep 14 13:41

A top court largely rejected Google’s appeal of a record European Union antitrust fine imposed for throttling competition and reducing consumer choice through the dominance of its mobile Android operating system. It marks another win for EU regulators taking a global lead in controlling the power of big tech companies.

The European Court of Justice’s General Court mostly confirmed a 2018 decision by the EU’s executive Commission to slap Google with a fine of more than $3.99 billion.

“In order better to reflect the gravity and duration of the infringement,” it’s appropriate to give Google a fine of 4.125 billion euros, the court said. That’s slightly lower than the original 4.34 billion euro penalty, with the court saying its reasoning differed “in certain respects” from the commission’s.

“We are disappointed that the Court did not annul the decision in full,” Google said in a statement. “Android has created more choice for everyone, not less, and supports thousands of successful businesses in Europe and around the world.”

Posted on: Sep 14 13:41