"All men have their vices. In my lifetime I have collected the entire set! That makes me more of an authority than those who scream that thus-and-such is bad for you while at the same time insisting they have never experienced it themselves." -- Michael Rivero

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The Israel Defense Forces on Friday released the results of an investigation into a missile strike that killed several World Central Kitchen aid workers in the Gaza Strip.

IDF investigators said the incident "should not have occurred" and that the authorities who approved the strike had been mistakenly convinced they were targeting Hamas operatives. Two officers, a brigade fire support commander and brigade chief of staff, will be dismissed from their positions.

"The strike on the aid vehicles is a grave mistake stemming from a serious failure due to a mistaken identification, errors in decision-making, and an attack contrary to the Standard Operating Procedures," the IDF said.

Webmaster addition: The cars targeted by Israel had the logo of the World Central Kitchen on their roofs! 

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Tuberculosis cases have been detected at migrant facilities in Chicago following a recent measles outbreak in the city's shelters, sparking health officials to urgently start contact tracing.

The Chicago Department of Public Health did not disclose the exact number of cases or which shelter it originated from but confirmed that 'a small number of cases' were reported 'in a few different shelters' around the city.

'These outbreaks happen in close quarters, people who are living close to one another,' associate professor of medicine, Infectious Diseases and Global Health at the University of Chicago Dr. Aniruddha Hazra told Fox 32 Chicago.

Webmaster addition: I am old enough to remember when tuberculosis was a real health threat And now it is returning, thanks to Biden's open border policy!

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One aspect of the recent revelations about the IDF’s Lavender AI system that’s not getting enough consideration is the fact that it is completely devastating to the narrative that Israel has been killing so many civilians in Gaza because Hamas uses “human shields”.

If you missed this story, a major report from +972 revealed that Israel has been using an AI system called Lavender to compile kill lists of suspected members of Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad which have been carried out with hardly any human verification. One automated system, psychopathically named “Where’s Daddy?”, tracks suspects to their homes so that they can be killed along with their entire families. The IDF has been knowingly killing 15 to 20 civilians at a time to kill one junior Hamas operative, and up to 100 civilians at a time to take out a senior official. 

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Israel scrambled navigational signals over the Tel Aviv metropolitan area on Thursday as the country prepared for a potential Iranian attack on the economic center.

Traffic was delayed, food delivery disrupted and transportation applications showed Tel Aviv residents to be in Beirut, Lebanon. The measures were taken by Israeli officials to disrupt GPS-navigated drones or missiles that Iran or its proxies might fire at the country.

Tensions have soared since Monday, when a strike on a Iranian diplomatic compound in Syria killed senior Iranian military officials. Iran blamed Israel and vowed to retaliate, though its unclear whether the Islamic Republic plans to do so directly or via the militias it funds across the Middle East.

Iran’s main proxy group is Hezbollah, which is based in Lebanon and has been trading fire with Israeli forces almost daily since the war in Gaza erupted in October.

Webmaster addition: Iran has access to the Russian GLONASS system. 

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Oh, the hubris of man!

Our expert class needs an ass whuppin. Memo to politicians: just because you sleazed your way into office by talking pretty and saying nothing doesn’t make you smarter than everybody else. And for you members of the regulatory state, whose primary mission is to kiss the ass of your political superiors, y’all suck too. And for you academics who have never produced anything of value and know nothing of the real world and feel the need to mouth off about everything, you are the worst of them all. You suck up to the political class by producing “studies” that it needs to extract more money from the productive class. In return you get paid enormous salaries for your apple-polishing brown nosing (see Claudine Gay). You are merely the beneficiaries of a sordid money laundering scheme.

Rachel Levine has (or had) a penis,  but thinks he’s a woman. Yet, he’s in charge of our nation’s mental health policies. Dr. Anthony Fauci is/was Washington’s top health expert. His bad advice has likely killed millions of people. John Kerry thinks growing food is dangerous. These are just a small sample of our nation’s most listened to “experts.”

Nothing irks me more than when certain experts, the so-called “economists”  take credit for job creation. How many times have we heard a president say “this administration created blah, blah, blah new jobs.” Shut the F up, you didn’t do anything of the sort!

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President Joe Biden insisted that giving the Internal Revenue Service $80 billion and hiring 87,000 new agents would be all about targeting the wealthy, not the middle class. Unsurprisingly, it turns out his new bulked-up IRS is the same as it always was.

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration issued a report on the progress that Biden promised for his beefed-up IRS, something Biden’s Treasury Department officials said would bring in $561 billion in revenue over the next decade. It is off to an inauspicious start, with IRS officials saying the service won’t be tracking its own progress until later this year. According to TIGTA, the IRS’s April 2023 strategic plan “did not include specifics on how the IRS was going to ensure it met this commitment.”

We know that the agency is already not meeting its hiring goals. Despite the $80 billion infusion, the IRS has hired only 34 new agents over six months, pathetically below the pace of its goal of hiring 3,700 in the first year of expansion. That helps explain why the agency is also still targeting middle-class taxpayers, with 63% of new audits targeting those earning under $200,000, as of last summer.

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Former US leader and current Republican Party presidential candidate Donald Trump warned in Michigan on April 2 that US President Joe Biden could trigger World War III. Trump’s comments come as he surges in the polls while Biden’s policy on Ukraine is continuously scrutinised. The former president also criticised the way his successor handled the nuclear issue, questioned his mental condition, and claimed that other foreign powers respected the US during his presidency.

“This guy has no clue,” the former president said about Biden. “He can’t put two sentences together, and he’s dealing with Putin, and he’s dealing with President Xi, and he’s dealing with Kim Jong-un. All people I know very well. We were under no threat from anybody until this guy got in office. Now they’re talking nuclear all the time. We didn’t talk nuclear.”

Trump recalled that, during his term, he rebuilt “nuclear power” to a level that “no one has” and that, in this context, it was “four safe years.”

“You were safe because they respected your president, and they respected the United States of America. And now you’re not safe. I will tell you we could end up in World War III with this lunatic,” he stressed.

According to a new Wall Street Journal poll published on April 3, Trump leads Biden in six of the seven closest swing states. Although Biden won Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania in 2020, Trump now holds a two-point lead in Michigan and a three-point lead in Pennsylvania. Biden also won Georgia, Nevada, and Arizona in the last election, but now the three states have stronger support for Trump, with the former president leading Georgia by three points, Nevada by four points, and Arizona by five points.

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Here is Rebecca Lavrenz’s story:

I am a God loving, praying mom, grandmother, and great-grandmother who loves my country, family, and the things that are on God’s heart. I count my life as no longer mine, but God’s, which has lead me to the situation I now find myself in.

Driven by a life long passion for truth, driving twenty-five hours to our US Capitol in January of 2021, to stand with 100s of 1000s of fellow patriots who also agreed that something just wasn’t right in the 2020 Presidential Election was not a tough decision.

I went to Washington, D.C. believing God had chosen me for this assignment to pray and put action to my faith, not knowing He would also lead me to carry His presence into the Capitol building itself on January 6 to reconfirm the covenant which was set forth in the year 1620 by our pilgrim forefathers, that this country was established “…for the glory of God and the advancement of the Christian faith.”

Webmaster addition: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof"  The First Amendment. Rebecca cannot be punished for praying.

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Chicago health officials have announced that a "small number" of tuberculosis (TB) cases have been reported at some migrant facilities following a recent outbreak of measles among migrants living in the Windy City's shelters.

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) said the TB cases were reported in "a few different shelters" in the city. However, officials did not disclose the exact number of confirmed cases or which shelter locations they originated from, Fox 32 Chicago reports

The agency says its medical teams are ramping up contact tracing to address the health issue. Tuberculosis is an infectious bacterial disease that mainly affects the lungs.

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Californians are getting a lesson in economics courtesy of the state’s new minimum wage law.

A new law, taking effect this past Monday, created a minimum wage for fast-food workers of $20 an hour.

The New York Post reported that many chains in the state have already increased their prices to deal with the new wage.

Which chains are affected by the new wage?

The Post reported, “The law applies to restaurants offering limited or no table service and which are part of a national chain with at least 60 establishments nationwide.”

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The soft data about the US economy today is not painting a great picture. Sentiment indicators are tanking, and they're closely mirroring the trends we see in hard data. There is a decline in business activity, a decrease in new orders, and a reduction in backlogs - all pointing towards an unhealthy economy.

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The Cable News Network is still trying to figure out how to get people to watch their shows.

In a landscape where competition for viewers is more cutthroat than ever, new data showed that CNN’s ratings have plummeted to a 33-year low, marking a significant downturn for the network that for nearly a decade, has positioned itself as a critical voice against former President Donald Trump.

The decline is juxtaposed against Fox News, which has surged ahead, solidifying its position as the leading cable news outlet. Fox News’ triumph in the first quarter of 2024 was undeniable, with an average primetime viewership of two million from 7-11 p.m. ET, towering over MSNBC’s 1.2 million and CNN’s mere 606,000 average viewers.

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On Tuesday, President Trump traveled to Grand Rapids, Michigan to hold a rally with law enforcement officials.

President Trump spoke to Michigan supporters, a state where he is leading by up to 7% in the polls. Trump was surrounded by law enforcement officers as he spoke out on the dangers and mayhem Joe Biden’s lawless open borders policies have caused in this country.

During his speech President Trump spoke about illegal immigrants destroying our country.

The Biden-Harris campaign took the comments out of context and clipped the video to push an obvious lie.
This is how desperate they are.

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While there is increasing concern among the medical establishment, there are many who are questioning just how real the threat of the spread of bird flu actually is – and some are openly wondering whether or not this potential pandemic is little more than a conveniently timed psy op intended to garner support for the WHO’s Pandemic Treaty and other controversial pandemic response measures.

According to Dr. Kelly Victory, Chief of Emergency & Disaster Medicine for the TWC Chief Medical Board,

Bird flu is a red flag they run up the flag-pole every 12-18 months. At present, this appears to be like previous recent “outbreaks” that effect primarily poultry workers, with little evidence that there is appreciable human to human transmission. That being said, this is a good reminder that we always need to be prepared and to foster self-reliance for times of emergency. We have every reason to believe, for example, that ivermectin, hydroxychlorquine, azithromycin, budesonide, etc. will cover a large range of viral and bacterial illnesses, as they are certainly not “covid specific”. Keeping these medications on hand allows people to be free from the grip of BigPharma who would have them believe that every new pathogen or seasonal outbreak requires a new/novel treatment, as well as from the chaos and uncertainty that commonly accompany public health scares.

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Americans are less likely now than they were in 2020 to believe a number of positive personal qualities and characteristics apply to President Joe Biden.

The biggest decline has come in the percentage believing Biden is able to manage government effectively, but his scores are down at least six percentage points on each characteristic.

Over the same period, public impressions of Donald Trump, Biden’s likely challenger in the 2024 election, haven’t changed to a statically significant degree.

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COVID-19 vaccines were rolled out in 2021, prioritized for vulnerable groups like those with cancer, the researchers pointed out.

COVID-19 vaccination may have contributed to an increase in deaths from neoplasms like cancer during the 2021–22 pandemic period, according to a recently published study that called for more research on the issue.

The preprint study, published in ResearchGate, investigated death rates from neoplasms in the United States. Neoplasm refers to an abnormal mass of tissue caused by cells dividing and growing more than normal or not dying when they should. Some neoplasms can be malignant, like cancers, and can spread or invade other tissues and parts of the body. The study looked at death rate data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), investigating cases where neoplasms were listed as an underlying cause (UC) or one of multiple causes (MC) of death.

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