Thought for the day

"Don’t you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thoughtcrime literally impossible, because there will be no words in which to express it." -- George Orwell, 1984

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New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell is under fire for spending more than $30,000 of taxpayer money to fly first class to Europe.

By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Sep 18 20:59
Tags: IMMIGRATION/GLOBALISM
Posted on: Sep 18 16:09

Governor Ron DeSantis’ (R-FL) political operation has raised a historic $177.4 million, more than any other governor in history, and that was before he sent 50 illegal immigrants to Martha’s Vineyard last week, which erupted into the top national news story.

Open Secrets reported that a review of state campaign finance records showed DeSantis’ re-election campaign has raised more than $31.4 million since January 2021, while DeSantis’ state-level PAC, Friends of Ron DeSantis, has raised $146 million since January 2019.

DeSantis’ massive political war chest has likely grown since he sent 50 illegal immigrants to the Martha’s Vineyard, a wealthy leftist enclave, last week, sparking left-wing outrage as he drew attention to President Joe Biden’s border crisis.

Tags: POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION
Posted on: Sep 18 16:09

Things have got worse since 2008. African-Americans and Latinos are routinely the victims of arbitrary arrest, incarceration and inhumane exploitation in America’s profit driven private prisons.

California has adopted legislation which bans the private prison industry from operating in the state.

“The move will probably also close down four large immigration detention facilities that can hold up to 4,500 people at a time.

The legislation is being hailed as a major victory for criminal justice reform because it removes the profit motive from incarceration. It also marks a dramatic departure from California’s past, when private prisons were relied on to reduce crowding in state-run facilities.

Private prison companies used to view California as one of their fastest-growing markets.” (The Guardian, September 13, 2019)

In FY 2018, DHS received $3 billion for custody operations. At least 75 percent of the detention facilities for which DHS contracts are privately owned or operated. Despite this level of funding, conditions at these detention centers remain dangerous, and detainees’ rights are routinely violated.

Tags: DICTATORSHIP, ECONOMY
Posted on: Sep 18 16:07

The Department of Justice issued 40 subpoenas allowing federal agents to seize the private cell phones of two close allies of former President Donald J. Trump.

Trump adviser Boris Epshteyn and campaign strategist Mike Roman had their phones seized as part of the probe into the Jan. 6, 2021, D.C. protests.

The subpoenas are for records or communications from people who organized, spoke at or provided security for Mr. Trump’s Jan. 6 rally at the Ellipse. They also requested information about any members of the executive and legislative branches who may have taken part in planning or executing the rally, or tried to obstruct, influence, impede or delay the certification of the presidential election.

Charlie Kirk, a commenter and TV host, tweeted with a video of Democrat Senators objecting to the results of the 2016 presidential election “How many of these Democrats who objected to counting Trump’s Electoral Votes in 2017 have been subpoenaed by the DOJ?

Tags: DICTATORSHIP, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION
Posted on: Sep 18 16:06

The Republican National Committee (RNC) joined the North Carolina Republican Party in a lawsuit filed in state court last Friday against the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) and six of its officials.

The lawsuit centers around a recent deadline extension for absentee ballots issued by NCBSE, as well as guidance issued by the Board in 2016 that requires an “at-large” observer to work at a voting site for at least four hours before they can be replaced.

“The NCSBE continues to undermine the democratic process with unlawful rulemaking and further restrict the rights of election observers, threatening the integrity of our elections,” RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel stated in a Sept. 9 press release.

Tags: POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, VOTE FRAUD
Posted on: Sep 18 16:06

Democrats need to “kill and confront” the America-first Republican movement. That’s the strategy Sen. candidate Tim Ryan (D-OH) believes his party should employ against the evil supporters of former president Donald Trump.

Ryan made these comments during a Tuesday interview with MSNBC, where he was making the argument as to why he should be elected over his opponent, JD Vance (R-OH), in the upcoming senatorial election.

Ryan, the incumbent and in office since 2003, emphasized the importance of working with “normal mainstream Republicans.” One can only assume he’s referring to RINOs such as Lindsey Graham and Mitch McConnell.

Tags: POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION
Posted on: Sep 18 16:04

Tributes have poured in for a drag queen who died mid-performance in Pennsylvania. Valencia Prime, a 25-year-old transgender woman, performed as a drag queen known as “Philadelphia’s Plus Size Dancing Diva,” according to her Instagram. Prime collapsed onstage and died during a performance at Tabu Lounge and Sports Bar on Monday, Sept. 12, the Philadelphia venue owner told NBC News.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS, SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE
Posted on: Sep 18 15:58

An opinion piece published by the World Economic Forum lauds how “billions” of people complied with “restrictions” imposed as a result of lockdown, suggesting they would do the same under the guise of reducing carbon emissions.

The article is titled ‘My Carbon’: An approach for inclusive and sustainable cities’ and was written by Mridul Kaushik, Mission Director, Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs of India.

The subject of the piece is how to convince people to adopt “personal carbon allowance programs” given that such schemes have so far been largely unsuccessful.

However, Kaushik notes that improvements in tracking and surveillance technology are helping to overcome “political resistance” against such programs.

Writing that “COVID-19 was the test of social responsibility,” Kaushik commends how, “A huge number of unimaginable restrictions for public health were adopted by billions of citizens across the world.”

Tags: DICTATORSHIP, SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE
Posted on: Sep 18 15:57

The negotiations to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between Iran and the P5+1 (China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Germany) are, to use a current term, “under medical supervision.”

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian declared that a successful agreement requires Washington’s “realism and determination.” United States (U.S.) Secretary of State Antony Blinken said a deal is “unlikely.”

France, Germany and the United Kingdom said they would consult with their partners about Iran’s “continued nuclear escalation and lack of cooperation.” And the United Nations said flexibility from all parties is necessary.

Israel’s spy chief added that the Jewish state won’t “stand idly by” while Iran forges ahead with its nuclear program.

Tags: IRAN
Posted on: Sep 18 15:56

A common refrain from people who are critical of alternative economists is that we have been predicting crisis for so long that “eventually we will be right.” These are generally people who don’t understand the nature of economic decline – It’s like an avalanche that builds over time, then breaks and quickly escalates as it flows down the mountain. What they don’t grasp is that they are in the middle of an economic collapse RIGHT NOW, and they just can’t see it because they have been acclimated to the presence of the snow and cold.

Economic decline is a process that takes many years, and while you might get an event like the market crash of 1929 or the crash of 2008, these moments of panic are nothing more than the wreckage left behind by the great wave of tumbling ice that everyone should have seen coming far in advance, but they refused.

In 2022 the job of warning people is far easier than it used to be because we are well past the midpoint of the process of decline. But, believe it or not, I still get people today who claim that we analysts are “doom mongers.” The power of willful ignorance is truly amazing. It’s enough to make a person blind to stagflationary crisis, supply chain disruptions, quickly inflating prices, stock market carnage, bond market instability, record consumer debt, and international conflict.

At this point, I think if a person can’t see the dangers ahead they are probably a waste of time and space and are destined to be buried in the ice; there’s nothing that can be done for them. Yes, there are some people out there that don’t get exposed to the information and we have to take them into account, but my priority will be people that are awake and aware and try to give them a sense of what point in the collapse process we find ourselves.

Tags: ECONOMY
Posted on: Sep 18 15:55

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has condemned Azerbaijan's recent "illegal" attacks on Armenia in Sunday remarks from Yerevan, where's she's been since her arrival on Saturday.

Her trip, coming after over 200 soldiers on both sides have been killed in border clashes going back to last Tuesday, makes her the highest ranking American official to visit Armenia since its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.

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Pelosi arrives in Yerevan, Armenia on Saturday, via Government of Armenia.

Ahead of her three day visit, she described her trip as being "a symbol of Washington's commitment to a peaceful, prosperous and democratic Armenia, and a stable and secure Caucasus region," according to the AFP.

Speaking in Yerevan alongside Armenian parliamentary speaker Alen Simonyan, Pelosi condemned the "illegal and deadly attacks by Azerbaijan on Armenian territory" - making clear that Washington stands with Armenia.

Tags: ASIA, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
Posted on: Sep 18 15:54

“Infertility: A Diabolical Agenda,” produced by Dr. Andrew Wakefield and Children’s Health Defense, details the World Health Organization’s intentions to produce an anti-fertility vaccine in response to perceived overpopulation, and how such vaccines have been used — without people’s knowledge or consent — since the mid-’90s

The WHO has been caught more than once deliberately deceiving women into thinking they were vaccinated against tetanus, when in fact they were being sterilized

The film clearly illustrates the depopulation agenda is not a conspiracy theory. It’s reality, and it’s happening worldwide. The HPV vaccine and the COVID shots also have adverse impacts on fertility that are being ignored

In the decade after the rollout of the HPV vaccine, the teen pregnancy rate dropped by 50%

While VAERS is the only publicly available system to assess COVID jab injuries, the U.S. government has at least 10 other reporting systems they’re not sharing data from. Children’s Health Defense is filing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for the other systems to get a better idea of the scale of harms, but VAERS and anecdotal reports alone suggest the scale of injuries and deaths is enormous. Data from insurance companies around the world also confirm this

Tags: DICTATORSHIP, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE
Posted on: Sep 18 15:53

The surge in prices of lithium, the key battery material used to power electric cars, is seemingly unstoppable.

Lithium carbonate hit a fresh record of 500,500 yuan ($71,315) a ton in China Friday, according to data from Asian Metal Inc. Prices more than tripled in the past year, inflating the cost of batteries used in electric vehicles, with recent gains driven by strong demand and disruptions at a domestic producing hub.

Consumer support for new-energy vehicles has been gathering pace amid a global transition away from fossil fuels. The China Passenger Car Association has raised its forecast for sales of EVs to a record 6 million this year, double the total in 2021, while battery usage in the nation is also expected to almost double, according to Bloomberg Intelligence.

Tags: ECONOMY
Posted on: Sep 18 15:49

 Several residents in the Mid-City neighborhood are upset and furious as they say a homeless man has been vandalizing their street.  

The homeless man has been caught on video multiple times damaging water pipes, cutting electrical and internet wires, and even defecating near homes.  

He’s been caught walking around with a wrench, sometimes a pair of pliers and a hammer.  

"Just noticed that the lights have been off on 21st and Highland Drive. It’s been like that for over a month," said one resident.  

"He has cut our Internet wires, so our Internet goes off multiple times," said another resident.  

Multiple people have called the police, but they say nothing can be done.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS, ECONOMY
Posted on: Sep 18 15:48

In August 2021, the Biden regime illegally froze Afghan funds held at the New York Fed, totaling around $9 billion — including $2 billion held by complicit Western vassals. 

The diabolical action was and continues to be a scheme to deny Taliban authorities access to the nation’s money.

At the time, Biden regime dark forces ordered the IMF and World Bank to deny financial aid to Afghanistan — with more greatly immiserating its people in mind beyond unspeakable horrors they endured for 20 years of US war and occupation.

Illegally imposed sanctions on the country remain in place — with no likely prospect of easing them, more likely to be imposed.

The Biden regime’s so-called “commitment to the Afghan people” is all about no end to imperial ruthlessness as long as Taliban authorities remain free from hegemon USA control.

Tags: AFGHANISTAN, WHITE HOUSE
Posted on: Sep 18 15:48

Win For Virginia Schools: Transgender Policy Replaced With Parents Rights Policy

After control of the Virginia state legislature went to the Democrat Party in 2020, a law passed that required public schools to adopt policies in line with a document created by then-Governor Ralph Northam. The paper, “Model Policies for the Treatment of Transgender Students in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools,” promoted “a specific viewpoint aimed at achieving cultural and social transformation in schools,” said officials. “The 2022 Model Policies also disregarded the rights of parents and ignored other legal and constitutional principles that significantly impact how schools educate students, including transgender students.”

The officials said that in publishing the 2022 Model Policies, the Department withdrew the controversial 2021 policies “which shall have no further force and effect.”

The old policy noted that events such as father-daughter dances and crowning homecoming kings and queens should cease to “eliminate gender-based practices.” Hence, do not leave out transgender students. The policy also stated that school districts should allow transgender students to bunk with children of the opposite biological sex during sleepover events, create gay clubs, and it demands LGBT+affirming training for teachers.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS, EDUCATION
Posted on: Sep 18 15:46

In 1993 I wrote a book, Deep Politics and the Death of JFK, in which I said at the outset I was not going to try to solve the mystery of JFK’s murder but to examine the politics of it.

I wish to argue here for similar research into the politics of 9/11. For the political consequences of 9/11 have been toxic, regardless of how the towers fell or who was responsible. The unusual process of their implementation deserves close study, a study which I believe will cast more light on 9/11 itself.

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Vice President Cheney in the Presidential Emergency Operations Center (PEOC)

I hope in this paper to show that Dick Cheney responded to 9/11 by using devious means to install a small cabal of lawyers – most notoriously John Yoo – who proceeded conspiratorially in the next weeks to exclude their superiors, while secretly authorizing measures ranging from warrantless surveillance and detention to torture.

Some of these were measures which Cheney and Rumsfeld had previously been preparing for almost two decades, as central figures in the secret agency planning for so-called Continuity of Government (COG). It was revealed in the 1980s that these plans aimed at granting a president emergency powers, uncurbed by congressional restraints, to intervene abroad, and also to detain large numbers of those who might protest such actions.

On 9/11, the 9/11 Report confirms, COG was implemented. As we shall see, Cheney promptly ordered the three top figures in the Justice Department out of Washington to a designated COG site buried deep underground.

Tags: 911, COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, DICTATORSHIP
Posted on: Sep 18 15:45

Bryan Sacks’ and Nicholas Levis’ breaking story on the amazing disappearing black box recorders from the WTC site was picked up and expanded by the Philly Daily News’ Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Will Bunch below.

Two men who worked extensively in the wreckage of the World Trade Center claim they helped federal agents find three of the four “black boxes” from the jetliners that struck the towers on 9/11 – contradicting the official account.

Both the independent 9/11 Commission and federal authorities continue to insist that none of the four devices – a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and flight data recorder (FDR) from the two planes – were ever found in the wreckage.

But New York City firefighter Nicholas DeMasi has written in a recent book — self-published by several Ground Zero workers — that he escorted federal agents on an all-terrain vehicle in October 2001 and helped them locate three of the four.

His account is supported by a volunteer, Mike Bellone, whose efforts at Ground Zero have been chronicled in the New York Times and elsewhere. Bellone said assisted DeMasi and the agents and that saw a device that resembling a “black box” in the back of the firefighter’s ATV.

Their story raises the question of whether there was a some type of cover-up at Ground Zero. Federal aviation officials – blaming the massive devastation – have said the World Trade Center attacks seem to be the only major jetliner crashes in which the critical devices were never located.

Tags: 911, COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA
Posted on: Sep 18 15:44

According to a report from Infowars, the Idaho state government was apparently sold on the idea of encouraging minors in K-12 schools to consume pornography unashamedly via a curriculum dubbed “porn literacy.”

This porn literacy program was reportedly put together and purchased from a progressive nonprofit dubbed Education, Training, and Research (ETR), with videos have surfaced online of ETR representatives openly discussing how underage porn consumption should be destigmatized.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS, EDUCATION
Posted on: Sep 18 15:37

The Idaho state government is encouraging K-12 minors to consume pornography without any shame.

Even though it is illegal for adults to show children under the age of 18 pornographic material, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (IDHW) is reportedly purchasing so-called “porn literacy” materials from ‘Education, Training and Research’ (ETR) a nonprofit progressive organization.

The Idaho Freedom Foundation (IFF) first exposed the IDHW for its radical agenda. By purchasing materials from ETR, Idaho students will be subject to a curriculum that pushes instruction of “kink and power, pleasure, sexual identity, sexual acts, and sexual exploration in relation to pornography.”

The IWW said ETR is an “interest group that promotes queering education and normalizing the consumption of pornography.”

Tags: EDUCATION
Posted on: Sep 18 15:36

Attorneys have filed three lawsuits against hospitals for forcing the use of Remdesivir and respirators to treat people for Covid-19, oftentimes against the wishes of the patients and their families. They claim that doctors, hospitals, and even states were given ample incentive by the federal government to use the ineffective and dangerous protocols instead of treatments that were more effective but less profitable.

It was a blockbuster interview all the way through, but there was one comment in particular that should chill Americans to the bone. As the attorneys claim in their lawsuits, the unvaxxed were primarily targeted.

According to Infowars, attorneys Michael Hamilton and Dan Watkins joined The Alex Jones Show to break down their fight against medical tyranny and the deadly Covid protocols, such as the Remdesivir and respirator campaign.

Tags: SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE
Posted on: Sep 18 15:36

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) revealed Wednesday he received information from an FBI whistleblower accusing the bureau of labeling a veteran-led group and others as domestic terrorist organizations after they were found not to be a threat.

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) speaks at a press conference following a Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on June 8, 2022. (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

In a letter (pdf) to FBI Director Christopher Wray, Jordan wrote that a whistleblower said the FBI labeled American Contingency as a “domestic violent extremis[t]” organization despite the bureau clearing it in 2020.

The “domestic violent extremism” designation against American Contingency “is striking in light of new whistleblower disclosures that show that the FBI had concluded as recently as 2020 that the group was not a threat,” Jordan wrote.

A background investigation and review of Glover’s social media failed to support the allegation that Glover is a threat to the United States or its citizens,” the letter continued.

Tags: COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, DICTATORSHIP, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION
Posted on: Sep 18 15:35

Livestock farming has been at the forefront of media and environmentalist attacks for decades. That’s because many researchers insist the United States has reached a tipping point with animal husbandry, citing extended drought conditions as evidence.

Cows grazing at the Hickok Ranch. (Courtesy of Hickok Hamburger)

This year, overly dry weather across the United States broke records. In February, findings from a UCLA-led study suggest drought conditions in the American West are the worst in 1,200 years.

Subsequently, livestock farmers have found themselves in a hotbed of environmentalist ire.

The drought crisis has drawn heavy frowns and finger wags from the orthodox scientific community, which points to livestock grazing as a significant part of the problem.

Because for the majority of scientists, there’s a formula: more animals grazing equals worse climate effects, period.

However, advocates of regenerative grazing have been gathering data and coming forward. They’re sharing evidence that shows holistic grazing methods can actually improve soil quality, health, and water retention in grassland ecosystems.

Further, when done correctly, some evidence suggests livestock grazing can even reverse the effects of desertification.

Tags: ECONOMY, SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE
Posted on: Sep 18 15:34

Gov. Ron DeSantis responded to criticism about his sending illegal aliens to affluent Martha’s Vineyard by calling out the cities that “beat their chest” proclaiming they’re a sanctuary for those crossing the border illegally.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at an event in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Aug. 19, 2022. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

“All those people in DC and New York were beating their chests when Trump was president saying they were so proud to be sanctuary jurisdictions— saying how bad it was to have a secure border. The minute even a small fraction of what those border towns deal with every day is brought to their front door, they all of a sudden go berserk and they’re so upset that this is happening,” DeSantis said at the press conference on Sept. 15 in Okaloosa County. “It just shows, you know, their virtue signaling is a fraud.”

Tags: IMMIGRATION/GLOBALISM
Posted on: Sep 18 15:33
By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Sep 18 13:57
By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Sep 18 13:56

  A former employee for social media giant Twitter revealed that staff members were afraid that a Chinese agent among their ranks could collect user data.

By: orraz
Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
Posted on: Sep 18 13:55