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Government Funding Bill Signed By Biden Includes $3.8 Billion in Military Aid for Israel, Cuts Funding to UNRWA

The $1.2 trillion government funding package that President Biden signed into law on Saturday includes $3.8 billion in annual military aid for Israel and also cut funding for the UN’s Palestinian relief agency, UNRWA, as Gaza is on the brink of famine.

The US provides Israel with $3.8 billion in military aid each year under a 10-year Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Obama administration. The $3.8 billion is divided into two categories: $3.3 billion in Foreign Military Financing (FMF), which provides foreign governments with money to purchase US arms, and $500 million to fund Israeli missile defense systems.

The pro-Israel American lobby group AIPAC celebrated the signing of the funding bill and noted that the military aid for Israel is still unconditional. “Congress just passed, and President Biden signed into law, $3.3 billion in vital security assistance for Israel, without added political conditions,” AIPAC wrote on X. “This lifesaving support will help keep our ally safe and ensure Israel has the resources it needs to protect its families.”

Claire's Observations:  Translated from "AIPAC-ESE": This assures Israel continued capabilities to continue to commit genocide against the Palestinian people, with utterly NO US government repercussions!!!."

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The 25mm automatic cannon nestled inside the F-35A variant of the Joint Strike Fighter is now deemed to be an effective weapon. For years, a host of issues had left these stealth fighters unable to shoot straight. Problems with the 25mm cannon have also been a particularly notable talking point in the still-controversial debate over plans to supplant the venerable A-10 Warthog ground attack jet with the F-35A.

Russ Goemaere, a spokesperson for the F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO), provided The War Zone with an update on the F-35A's gun, which is formally designated the GAU-22/A, earlier this week. In the U.S. military, the F-35A is operated exclusively by the U.S. Air Force.

"After working with the Air Force and our industry partners we can report that the gun has been improved and is effective," Goemaere said in a statement. "We continue to work with industry, the Services, and our international partners for further improvements and to maximize effectiveness and lethality at the tactical/operational level."

Each F-35A has a single GAU-22/A, which is a four-barreled Gatling cannon with a rate of fire of 3,300 rounds per minute, installed on an internal mount above the aircraft's left engine intake. To maintain the jet's stealthy characteristics, the gun's muzzle is hidden behind a flush-mounted door that opens when the weapon is fired and closes back up when it stops.

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Democrat President Joe Biden’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been forced to remove social media posts that contain false anti-ivermectin claims.

After losing its legal battle against ivermectin, the FDA has agreed to remove webpages and its social media posts urging people to avoid the usage of the drug for Covid treatment.

The FDA has already taken down a page that stated:

“Should I take ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19? No.”

It will also delete posts, including one that reads:

“You are not a horse. You are not a cow. Seriously, y’all. Stop it.”

According to a settlement agreement filed with the federal court in Southern Texas, the FDA will also remove another page titled: “Why you should not use ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19”

The page must be removed within 21 days.”

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More than 30 years ago, Congress enacted the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992. Enacted in the wake of Oliver Stone’s movie JFK, which posited that the Kennedy assassination was a regime-change operation on the part of the U.S. national-security establishment, the law mandated that all the assassination-related records of the Pentagon, the CIA, the Secret Service, the FBI, and other federal agencies be released to the public. Having succeeded in keeping their assassination-related records secret for almost 30 years, they didn’t like that at all.

Today — more than 60 years after the assassination — the CIA continues to keep thousands of its assassination-related records secret. Its justification? You guessed it: “national security,” the two most powerful and meaningless words in the American political lexicon. CIA officials maintain, with straight faces, that if those still-secret assassination-related records were released, the United States would fall into the ocean, be taken over by communists, or have its “national security” endangered in some other silly way.

How in the world can “national security” be threatened by the release of records that are more than 60 years old, regardless of what definition is placed on that nebulous term? Indeed, how can any American really believe this nonsense? They obviously take Americans for dupes.

It is a virtual certainty that those still-secret records contain circumstantial evidence that further confirms criminal culpability on the part of the CIA and the Pentagon in the assassination of President Kennedy. After all, the CIA knows that that is precisely what most everyone is thinking with respect to the continued secrecy of those records. Why would the CIA want to leave people thinking that? One reason: Because it’s better to have people thinking that those records contain incriminating evidence rather than knowing that they do.

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Charter Flights to Resettle Hundreds of Thousands of Illegal Aliens in U.S. Will Continue


Source: cryptogon



In other news, Jeff Bezos’ ex-wife giving most of $640M donations to extreme left groups boosting migrant criminals, trans athletes.

Statement by Senator Bill Hagerty:   "Tonight every single Senate Democrat voted against my amendment that would stop Biden Admin from using taxpayer dollars to charter flights for hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens from their countries directly to American towns to be resettled.


Claire's Observations:  And please remember, US Taxpayers, your tax dollars are going to continue to pay for this "resettlement". Did you actually vote for this, in some sort of :"referendum" of which I was completely unaware?!?    Have I somehow been hiding under a rock, that I was not cognizant that this was happening?!? 

And those Democrats who voted against this Hagerty Amendment?!?  Please  peacefully and legally ,throw these anti-American ingrates out this November. This country cannot be complicit in its own undoing, which is precisely what his happening now.



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Six senior House Democrats sent a letter to President Biden on Saturday urging him to invoke US foreign assistance laws to suspend military aid to Israel due to the country’s starvation blockade on Gaza

“Given the catastrophic and devolving humanitarian situation in Gaza, we urge you to enforce the Humanitarian Aid Corridor Act (Section 620I of the Foreign Assistance Act) and, as required by that law, make clear to the Israeli government that so long as Israel continues to restrict the entry of humanitarian aid into Gaza, the continued provision of US security assistance to Israel would constitute a violation of existing US law and must be restricted,” the letter reads.

Section 620I of the Foreign Assistance Act says that no assistance shall be given “to any country when it is made known to the President that the government of such country prohibits or otherwise restricts, directly or indirectly, the transport or delivery of United States humanitarian assistance.”

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The head of the UN aid agency for Palestinians (UNRWA) said that Israel barred all shipments of assistance to northern Gaza. The international watchdog on food crisis warned that famine will be official in northern Gaza in the coming weeks. 

On Sunday, UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini said Tel Aviv has made clear that the agency would no longer be allowed to deliver aid to northern Gaza. “Despite the tragedy unfolding under our watch, the Israeli Authorities informed the UN that they will no longer approve any UNRWA food convoys to the north,” He posted on X. “This is outrageous and makes it intentional to obstruct lifesaving assistance during a man-made famine.”

Lazzarini explained that Israel rejected two UNRWA shipments to northern Gaza last week, and the agency has been unable to get Tel Aviv’s approval for a shipment to the region during the past two months.

The international watchdog for food insecurity, Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC), released a new report on Monday saying famine in Gaza will begin within the next two months. For a famine to be declared, at least two per 10,000 people must be dying of deprivation per day. 

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The $1.2 trillion government funding package that President Biden signed into law on Saturday includes $3.8 billion in annual military aid for Israel and also cut funding for the UN’s Palestinian relief agency, UNRWA, as Gaza is on the brink of famine.

The US provides Israel with $3.8 billion in military aid each year under a 10-year Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Obama administration. The $3.8 billion is divided into two categories: $3.3 billion in Foreign Military Financing (FMF), which provides foreign governments with money to purchase US arms, and $500 million to fund Israeli missile defense systems.

The pro-Israel American lobby group AIPAC celebrated the signing of the funding bill and noted that the military aid for Israel is still unconditional. “Congress just passed, and President Biden signed into law, $3.3 billion in vital security assistance for Israel, without added political conditions,” AIPAC wrote on X. “This lifesaving support will help keep our ally safe and ensure Israel has the resources it needs to protect its families.”

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Early in 2003, Ashleigh Banfield was a star in the making. A rising journalist at MSNBC, she covered the opening stages of the Iraq War. Before that, she’d made a name for herself covering the 9/11 attacks and their aftermath. Smart, pretty, highly skilled, she was heading nowhere but up. Until she gave an honest lecture on her experiences in Iraq and the Middle East on April 24, 2003.

I’ve written before about Banfield’s honest and heartfelt critique of Iraq war coverage in the U.S. mainstream media, which won her no friends at NBC News. In fact, the NBC brass sidelined and essentially exiled her. I recently reread her Landon Lecture at Kansas State University and realized NBC wasn’t just angry about her critique of mainstream media war coverage: they were likely even more incensed at how she humanized and empathized with Palestinians and other Middle Eastern peoples and groups, including organizations like Hezbollah.

Here’s some of what she had to say back then in 2003:

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I have organized airlifts of women legislators, judges, and journalists out of Afghanistan as Kabul fell; delivered ongoing aid to Ukrainian front-line villages during Russia’s invasion; worked on efforts to build runways, roads, and highways to deliver aid to Rwandan refugees after the genocide; and delivered aid shipments to enclaves besieged and under attack by the Syrian army.

None of it prepared me for the challenges of trying to bring a few trucks of food and medicine per week into the Gaza Strip.

It’s easy to point the finger at Israel, the country that is implementing the blockade of Gaza’s 2.3 million residents, half of whom are children. Yet trying to work the issue from every angle on a daily basis to get urgent medical and food aid in, I’ve come to the conclusion that President Joe Biden, for whom I hosted fundraisers and worked to elect in 2020, has signed on to Israel’s end goal of the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in Gaza.

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Well, will you just look at that? On a Saturday in March, while no one is paying attention, the Biden DoJ just launched a new gun-grabbing task force. Because, well, because they can't help themselves.

"The launch of the National Extreme Risk Protection Order Resource Center will provide our partners across the country with valuable resources to keep firearms out of the hands of individuals who pose a threat to themselves or others," said Attorney General Merrick B. Garland. "The establishment of the Center is the latest example of the Justice Department's work to use every tool provided by the landmark Bipartisan Safer Communities Act to protect communities from gun violence."

We need to thank God every day that Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump kept this evil man off the Supreme Court. Every. Single. Day.

Garland is launching a new group that's going to work to keep guns out of dangerous people's hands.

(At this point, it's important to remember that Garland and his DoJ think that attending the Latin mass, a pro-life rally, or protesting porn in schools makes you a domestic terrorist.)

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It's inevitably a major disappointment when a well-known and highly visible public figure embraces transgender ideology. It's always a loss for rationality and reason and a win for insanity and destruction.

So it's refreshing whenever one of those folks makes inroads back to Team Reality — as Megyn Kelly did last year and continues to do:



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Three years after a hacker first teased an alleged massive theft of AT&T customer data, a breach seller this week dumped the full dataset online. It contains the personal information of some 73 million AT&T customers. A new analysis of the fully leaked dataset — containing names, home addresses, phone numbers, Social Security numbers, and dates of birth — points to the data being authentic. Some AT&T customers have confirmed their leaked customer data is accurate. But AT&T still hasn’t said how its customers’ data spilled online.
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Source: slaynews.com


In a major push to seize control of the public’s financial freedom, Canada is radicalizing its banking system by linking citizens’ bank accounts to a tyrannical social credit score.

The Canadian banking system will soon be transformed by a so-called “open banking” framework.

Proponents are framing this as a more “inclusive” way for banks to easily share information and access user data.

However, the move will merge social standings with banking to provide governments and unelected bureaucrats with complete control over our finances.

The organization Open Banking Excellence (OBE), a World Bank partner that originated in the UK, boasts that it will incorporate social credit scores and bank information, and likely digital cash and IDs, in one “convenient” and “inclusive” place.

OBE, which has reached 40 countries, aims to “create exceptional platforms and content that promotes knowledge sharing, new thinking and partnerships within the industry – catalyzing the adoption of Open Finance and Data for better financial inclusion worldwide.”

“It’s about having that fairer, more inclusive, more open society,” said Helen Child, founder of Open Banking Excellence.

Of course, “Open Society” is an ideology championed by radical billionaire George Soros which involves open borders, no prisons, and rampant crime, among other “progressive” ideas.

However, the need for inclusivity and fairness in banking is not explained, despite being repeatedly pushed by proponents of the plan.

“It drives financial inclusion,” Child claims of the scheme

Claire's Observations;  Thinking Canadians who can, need to move their money quickly to a place where social credit scores do not exist.  This is not about "equity" or "inclusion", which are great buzz words to sell a both insane and immoral premise; this is about punishing people who have ANY differences of opinion with those of the Canadian government., period, end of discussion.  Just look at how it is being applied in Communist China, and you will have a pretty good "window" on how it will be applied to Canadian citizens.

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The city of Portland, known for its progressive policies, is grappling with a burgeoning homeless crisis, characterized by open-air drug use and escalating crime rates.

A recent development in this crisis is the construction of makeshift "tiny homes" by the homeless population, using materials such as wood and plywood. These structures, scattered across the city streets, bear a striking resemblance to habitable dwellings.

Oregon resident Kevin Dahlgren, who has been chronicling Portland's homeless crisis, captured video footage of these wooden structures. Dahlgren noted that while some of these makeshift homes are utilized for recreational activities, others serve as hubs for drug use and prostitution.

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I just read a New York Times piece about the bodies that are trapped beneath the rubble in Gaza which said the Gaza Health Ministry estimates that there are 7,000 people listed as missing, but adds that that figure “has not been updated since November.” 

November. There is no chance that any of the numbers we’re getting out of Gaza are up to date, including the death counts. Their infrastructure is shot and the scene there is just too chaotic. Nobody can keep track of anything anymore.

ISIS keeps attacking the enemies of the US and Israel for some strange and mysterious reason while funding for the main humanitarian group in Gaza gets cut due to completely unevidenced claims of Hamas affiliation. Re-fund UNRWA; de-fund ISIS.

It’s funny to see the US proposing a fake UN “ceasefire” resolution which doesn’t actually demand a ceasefire when it’s public knowledge that the US could single-handedly create a ceasefire by telling Israel it will stop receiving US weapons if it doesn’t negotiate one right now.

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It’s easy to get swept up in the chaos of the day-to-day volatility that exists in our world. Recently, our minds have been inundated with headlines about illegal immigration, squatters and the degradation of private property rights, war across the world, small battles within the larger “culture war”, increasing prices, and the decisions made by central banks around the world. In the midst of all of this chaos it is important to take a step back and remind yourself of what lies at the core of most of these issues; the fact that we’ve completely broken money.

When you break money, the most important tool humans use to facilitate economic activity, a ripple effect of negative consequences begins to emanate from the root of the world’s engine. Those ripples create the momentum that leads to chaos that we are witnessing today.

Broken money leads people to store their value in sub optimal vehicles like housing. This drives the cost of real estate up unnaturally and increases the gap between the “haves” and the “have nots”. Sowing seeds of animosity. Seeds that, when left to germinate and grow via the further degradation of the money people use, blossom into ugly flowers of Anarcho Tyranny.

This has manifested in the trend of people claiming other’s houses by squatting in them when they are left unattended for an extended period of time. The preferential treatment that has been given to squatters over homeowners in recent years can be seen as the regime which controls the money printers throwing the plebs a bone as they struggle to get by, an attempt to push the productive class to violence against a state unwilling to respect private property rights, or a combination of the two.

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Slowly, but steadily, Philadelphia's drug-ridden Kensington section is all but shutting down. The area, best known for its zombie-like appearance, is now forcing 24 hour businesses like gas stations and convenience stores to shut down between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Because what better way to address the drug problem than to shut down law-abiding businesses in the area? Once again, government is thinking 'outside the box' with your tax dollars. 

The proposal was put forward by Councilmember Quetcy Lozada of the 7th District, representing Kensington, during a Council Stated Meeting on Thursday and is aimed at curbing crime, mitigating litter issues, and moderating nocturnal activities in the community.

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General Mills, Inc. on Feb. 1 launched “LOADED,” a new cereal line with “puffed-up larger-than-life squares” of General Mills’ Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Trix, and Cocoa Puffs cereals filled with artificially flavored vanilla creme. Trix LOADED boasts 17 grams of whole grain per serving and 12 vitamins and minerals. Yet testing by Moms Across America (MAA), an organization dedicated to educating and empowering others to create healthy communities, found the artificially flavored creme-filled breakfast food also contains measurable levels of aluminum, cadmium, arsenic, lead, glyphosate, and pesticides shown to be harmful to humans.

In a statement to The Epoch Times, MAA director Zen Honeycutt said her organization tested two samples of General Mills’ Trix LOADED cereal because they were alarmed that the company, which had previously seemed very committed to supporting regenerative organic agriculture, launched a cereal “loaded with creme, food dyes, and highly-processed foods.”

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Authored by Stu Cvrk via The Epoch Times,

‘Tis election season, and the political narratives are flying everywhere...

Let us examine the 2024 Democrat political narrative surrounding abortion, including efforts to leverage the 2022 Dobbs decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that has roiled American politics for 50-plus years and counting.

Abortion on Demand as a Political Weapon

On March 14, Vice President Kamala Harris visited a Planned Parenthood clinic in Minnesota, “marking what her office said was the first time a president or vice president has toured a facility that performs abortions,” as reported by the Associated Press. The article correctly points out that this represents an escalation of the “[Democrats’] defense of reproductive rights” political narrative this year.

Buried in that article was a reference to President Joe Biden. The practicing Catholic is cited as using the phrase “right to choose” as opposed to actually using the word “abortion” when discussing the issue on which the U.S. Constitution is silent.

Regardless of the euphemism used, President Biden, Ms. Harris, and other elected Democrats support unlimited abortions, and they apparently mean to ride that narrative all the way to November, because they apparently still believe that the 2024 election will be decided by “pro-choice” suburban women who helped make the difference in 2020.

The Wrong Horse

There are big problems with that political strategy. First of all, a March 12 Rasmussen poll revealed that “economic issues and immigration matter more to voters than abortion.” This should come as no surprise to anyone, because single-issue pro-abortion voters are generally going to vote Democrat anyway.

The problem with the claim of the nonavailability of abortion providers is that the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute reported back in January that the “Number of Abortions in the United States [Is] Likely to Be Higher in 2023 than in 2020.” That means that there were more abortions per annum after the Dobbs decision than when Roe v. Wade was the “law of the land.”

[Note: the abortion numbers from Guttmacher were 930,000 performed in 2020, with 878,000 performed in the first 10 months of 2023, which, when the November and December totals at around 88,000 per month are added, would greatly exceed 2020.]

The Right Horses

Other issues subordinate abortion in Americans’ priorities.

As the Heritage Foundation headlined on March 12, “Biden’s Border Crisis Comes to the Suburbs.” The article noted that “Biden’s immigration-driven crime wave is now arriving in America’s suburbs and small towns with devastating results” while noting that, regardless of the total number, “every single crime committed by an illegal immigrant is totally preventable.”

Illegal immigrant crime victimhood is not an elective action for suburbanites while abortion certainly is —and the polls reflect that uncomfortable fact for Democrats as open borders continues to be an issue of great concern to most Americans.

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A newly discovered vulnerability baked into Apple’s M-series of chips allows attackers to extract secret keys from Macs when they perform widely used cryptographic operations, academic researchers have revealed in a paper published Thursday. The flaw—a side channel allowing end-to-end key extractions when Apple chips run implementations of widely used cryptographic protocols—can’t be patched directly because it stems from the microarchitectural design of the silicon itself. Instead, it can only be mitigated by building defenses into third-party cryptographic software that could drastically degrade M-series performance when executing cryptographic operations, particularly on the earlier M1 and M2 generations.
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China wants "safe and reliable" processors and operating systems
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Authored by T.L.Davis via Substack,

To be blunt, this is what it feels like to be conquered. The British have been through it a couple of times, their kingdoms falling to the Romans, the Vikings, making deals and accepting new cultures that obliterated the former. Societies that survive too long lose themselves in their comfort and become complacent about their replacement. It happened to the Aztecs, the Inca, the Mayans, the Apache, the Comanche and the Sioux, who did it to others before that.

Every single landmass has been invaded and conquered. The Marxists use that as a source of guilt, by calling it “stealing” which it never has been. If the United States had actually been a conqueror, as the Marxists suggest, it would have kept Mexico when it won the war in 1846, instead of just maintaining the landmass that it had before the war, but including the state of Texas after the Republic of Texas voted to join the United States.

If Americans were the evil land “stealers” they are made out to be, they would have invaded and conquered Canada after they beat the British in both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, leaving out that owned by the French. They would have kept Japan after WWII, much the same as Russia had claimed Alaska. Americans don’t want an empire and never have, not that the US Government hasn’t wanted to extend its influence globally and have made vassal states out of a number of nations along the way. The U.S. could have kept half of Europe and Eastern Europe, if they had thought it would not have put them at odds with Russia and started another war right after WWII, but they did have sole possession of the atom bomb and could have won that war, too. The American people were sick of war and yearned for peace and prosperity.

The difference between all of that and our current situation, is that the United States government is aiding and abetting our own conquest, encouraging it and paying for it with forced taxation and printed funds. I believe there is a legal means of refusing to pay taxes to the federal government, because they have refused to abide by their obligations to maintain borders, ensure the welfare of the people and been woefully negligent in acting in the fiduciary interest of the American people. If we had an actual legal system instead of a corrupt means of punishment, that is.

Claire's Observations:  we cannot talk about the security of the southern border, where none exists.  Just take a look at the El Paso border last Friday, and any claim that such security exists, goes down the proverbial drain instantly:

IF this represents an alleged "secure border, I'll eat it.!!!!

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In September 2009, the U.S Justice Department attorneys and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius held a news conference “dealing with a health care-related settlement”.

  Pfizer [was] ordered [2009] to pay $2.3 billion to settle charges of promoting its drugs for uses not approved by the Food and Drug Administration.”

Pfizer Inc which is currently involved in the Worldwide distribution of the mRNA vaccine, was accused in 2009 of “Fraudulent Marketing”.

American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc…. has agreed to pay $2.3 billion, the largest health care fraud settlement in the history of the Department of Justice, to resolve criminal and civil liability arising from the illegal promotion of certain pharmaceutical products, the Justice Department announced today.

The company [Pfizer] will pay a criminal fine of $1.195 billion, the largest criminal fine ever imposed in the United States for any matter. Pharmacia & Upjohn will also forfeit $105 million, for a total criminal resolution of $1.3 billion. (US DOJ)

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In his recent article “The Destabilization of Haiti: Anatomy of a Military Coup d’Etat“, Professor Michel Chossudovsky memorizes 29 February 2024 as the 20th anniversary of the coup d’État against Haiti’s elected president Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

He also describes the military motives for controlling Haiti, namely to destabilize the country and to plunge it into constant chaos. This is precisely what has happened. Haiti is in a constant state of near absolute poverty – by far the poorest country in all Latin America according to official UN / World Bank indices.

Is there a reason?

As we will see, Haiti is also one of the world’s richest countries, per capita, judged by available natural resources, oil and gas. Discovered before the 2010 earthquake and confirmed by the tremendous 7.0 Richter seism.

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