MAGA! Foxconn CEO Anncounces YUGE Move To Build Plants In USA, Jobs Jobs Jobs!!!
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Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics maker, is considering setting up a display-making plant in the United States in an investment that would exceed $7 billion, company chairman and chief executive Terry Gou said on Sunday.
The plans come after U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to put "America First" in his inauguration speech on Friday, prompting Gou to warn about the rise of protectionism and a trend for politics to underpin economic development.
Foxconn's proposal to build a display plant, which would be planned with its Sharp Corp <6753.T> unit, depend on many factors, such as investment conditions, that would have to be negotiated at the U.S. state and federal levels, Gou told reporters on the sidelines of a company event.
Gou said that Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co <2317.TW>, had been considering such a move for years but the issue came up when Foxconn business partner Masayoshi Son, head of Japan's SoftBank Group Corp <9984.T>, talked to Gou before a December meeting Son had with Trump.
As a result of the meeting, Son pledged a $50 billion of investment in the United States and inadvertently disclosed information showing Foxconn's logo and an unspecified additional $7 billion investment. At the time, Foxconn issued a brief statement saying it was in preliminary discussions to expand its U.S. operations, without elaborating.
"Son is a good friend," Gou said, adding that Son had asked for his views about investing in the United States.
Gou said he told Son that the United States has no panel-making industry but it is the second-largest market for televisions. An investment for a display plant would exceed $7 billion and could create about 30,000 to 50,000 jobs, Gou told Son.
"I thought it was a private conversation, but then the next morning it was exposed," Gou said. "There is such a plan, but it is not a promise. It is a wish."
Foxconn has existing cooperation and operations in Pennsylvania, which is a state Foxconn would prioritize, depending on land, water, power, infrastructure and other investment conditions, he said.
Gou added that Foxconn would also remain active in China, dispelling talk that Beijing may be pressuring Foxconn about its investments.
Taiwan's tech-dominated manufacturers have been nervous about potential U.S. trade policies because Trump has threatened to raise tariffs on imports from some countries, notably China.
Good! Bill Introduced To Remove US From United Nations
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A proposed House Resolution would set the stage for the United States to remove itself from the United Nations.
The proposed “American Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2017” is sponsored by Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL). It was introduced in the House on Jan. 3 and referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, according to the Congress website.
The bill proposes that the United States terminate its membership in the UN, that the UN removes its headquarters from the US, and that the US stops participating in the World Health Organization. Read the full bill here:
Should it pass, the act would take effect two years after it is signed.
Thanks To Donald J. Trump You Can Stop Buying Obamacare Now, Without Being Fined!
President Donald Trump is ordering federal agencies to 'undermine' Obamacare through 'regulatory action', a move that could 'weaken' enforcement of the requirement for Americans to buy health coverage and give insurers leeway to drop some benefits.
Donald Trump signed an executive order to repeal mandatory Obamacare regulations!
Trump's first executive order, signed hours after taking office on Friday, directs the federal government to scale back regulations, taxes and penalties under President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Americans will no longer be fined or taxed for opting out of Obamacare!
Republican lawmakers, who are working on new legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, praised the order as showing Trump’s commitment to gutting the program and lowering steep healthcare costs they blame on the law.
The executive order is a temporary solution until Republicans pass a full repeal, and replace this broken system called Obamacare. Please be patient!
FOX News has a better report, already translated in basic english:
President Trump used his first executive order late Friday to immediately undercut his predecessor’s signature health care law, ordering federal agencies to ease the “regulatory burdens” of ObamaCare – a move that could be aimed at rolling back the law’s so-called individual mandate.
The requirement to buy insurance is one of the more unpopular components of the law. Trump’s order stated clearly that his policy is to seek the “prompt repeal” of the Affordable Care Act, but also said his directive to agencies in the meantime is meant to minimize the economic impact of the law.
The order stated that relevant agency heads “shall exercise all authority and discretion available to them to waive, defer, grant exemptions from, or delay the implementation of any provision or requirement of the Act that would impose a fiscal burden on any State or a cost, fee, tax, penalty, or regulatory burden on individuals, families, healthcare providers, health insurers, patients, recipients of healthcare services, purchasers of health insurance, or makers of medical devices, products, or medications.”
Good! All References to 'Climate Change' Deleted From White House Website at Noon Today
THE PROBLEMS OF GLOBAL WARMING HAVE OFFICIALLY BEEN SOLVED! HUMANITY IS SAVED!
'At 11:59 am eastern, the official White House website had a lengthy information page about the threat of climate change and the steps the federal government had taken to fight it. At noon, at the instant Donald Trump took office, the page was gone, as well as any mention of climate change or global warming.'
WASHINGTON, DC — A climate of change! Perhaps the most stark contrast between the Obama administration and the Trump administration is on “global warming”. The climate differences were visible today as the White House website was scrubbed of all references to “climate change” at exactly noon today just as President Donald Trump was sworn in.
Climate Depot statement: “Climate skeptics are thrilled that one of the very first visible changes of the transition of power between President Obama and President Trump is the booting of “climate change” from the White House website. Trump is truly going to make science great again and reject the notion that humans are the control knob of the climate and UN treaties and EPA regulations can somehow regulate temperature and storminess. Welcome to the era of sound science!”
Meteorologist and Weather Channel Founder John Coleman had one word to describe the White House climate website changes. ‘Hooray!,” Coleman, a global warming skeptic, tweeted.
India Arrests American Wanted for Dabbling in Child Pornography
The Indian police have arrested an American wanted by Interpol for his extensive dabbling in child pornography. The police tracked down the IP address being used to share child porn worldwide.
New Delhi (Sputnik) — The cyber crime wing of a south Indian state police has arrested 42 years old US citizen James Kirk Jones for allegedly downloading and uploading child pornography. The police of the state of Telengana got into action after it received Interpol inputs about an IP address sharing child porn. It registered a case under India's Information Technology Act, 2000, and began investigations.
Oath Keepers Militia on Way to DC to Protect Patriots at Inauguration
As I write this, I am on my way to Washington DC to join with other Oath Keeper military and police veterans to carry out our Operation DefendJ20, to protect American patriots from violent “anarchists” and communists (really the same thing) who have vowed to disrupt the inauguration of our 45th President, Donald J. Trump, and to assault attendees. We held a national leadership call last night and worked out the final operational details. We consider it an honor to have this opportunity to step up, once again, and do our part to keep people safe as they exercise their constitutionally protected rights of free speech and assembly.
We solemnly pledge to you that as we carry out this mission we will conduct ourselves honorably at all times, according to the warrior’s code:
Wherever I walk,
everyone is a little bit safer because I am there.
Wherever I am,
anyone in need has a friend.
Whenever I return home,
everyone is happy I am there.
Please pray for the safety of all involved, and for a peaceful and smooth Inauguration. And please say a prayer for our nation, that this will mark the turning of the tide, and the start of a true restoration of the Founder’s Republic. As SGM Santoro posted on the Colorado Oath Keepers page:
I want to point out that we have NOT won the war. We have only won a battle. This is going to be like a long distance race. The finish line is a long way away so pace yourselves. Always take care of family first and then take care of Oath Keepers next.
Exactly. The defeat of Hillary was incredibly important (we dodged a deadly bullet there) but it was only one victorious battle, not the winning of the war, and the domestic enemies of the Constitution are like a hydra with many heads that keep popping back up. Prepare yourselves, for the real work has only begun. If you are not yet a member, now would be a good time to join the team (whether prior service or not, you are welcome!). We are all in this together, and many hands make light work.
I dedicate this mission to the memory of a true American hero, WWII Army Airborne veteran Renn Bodeker. Years ago I had the great privilege to escort Renn on an Honor Flight full of WWII veterans from Montana to DC. It was a life-changing and moving experience. At the WWII Memorial Renn just stood there for a long moment, quietly looking at the massive wall of stars representing all the young men who died for their country, then he wondered aloud whether it would all turn out to have been for nothing, if we now let our Constitution be destroyed. And he wept.
In 2013, when Barack Obama tried to shut down the WWII Memorial with his absurd “Barrycades,” the first phone call I got was from Renn, saying he wanted to go back to DC and personally remove those blights from the Memorial. And so we hopped on a plane together the next day and met a bunch of other Oath Keepers there, including Navy SEAL veteran Ben Smith and one of his teammates, and under Renn’s leadership, we got it done.
Renn spoke of his three combat jumps in the Philippines, including the daring rescue of over 2,000 POWs at the Los Baños Prison Camp behind Japanese lines. Some of his stories were heart wrenching. And then he looked us all in the eye and told us he wished he could do one more combat jump, but this time into DC, against the domestic enemies of the Constitution, and he gestured toward the White House.
I wish Renn were still here today, to stand with us in DC, in celebration of a battle won in the war of American restoration. But we know he will be smiling down on us from above, and he will be with us in spirit in all we do going forward to continue the work, as we do our best to keep his resolve in your hearts and his example foremost in our minds.
All Oath Keepers who will join us on this mission, please watch this interview with Renn at the WWII Memorial in 2013. And reflect that whatever we have to do to restore the Republic pales in comparison to what Renn and his buddies went through. Let’s make sure it was not all for nothing. The torch of liberty has been passed to us. Let us guard it well.
Merkel Still Desperately Destroying Europe Before She Gets Kicked Out Come Next Election
Migrants rejected for asylum by Germany are flooding into the French capital Paris, leaving some migrant centres almost completely full.
Between 50 and 100 rejected asylum seekers are entering France per day, according to figures from Europe 1 Le JDD, causing a new headache for the country’s authorities and creating a defining issue for the forthcoming presidential election.
Berlin registered some 280,000 asylum claims in 2016, although over 700,000 are still being processed. Of these, 162,510 were filed by Syrians and 127,892 by Afghans.
The vast majority of Syrians receive asylum status if they can prove their identity. However, one out of every two asylum applications from Afghans get rejected. Those rejected migrants, instead of waiting to be deported, then try their luck in a different country.
A 400-place asylum centre opened by Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo in November is already close-to-full, and the city has announced the creation of another 200 places to cope with demand.
Authorities have been sounding the alarm for the past few days as makeshift camps begin forming in the streets again.
Breitbart London reported in November how Paris’s migrant slums were hotbeds of crime, as gangs fought one another on the city’s streets.
Many of migrants had originally travelled to the city after authorities dismantled the infamous “Jungle” camp in Calais, with large numbers gathering in the Stalingrad district.
Footage from April 2016 shows the Stalingrad camp explode in violence as massive riot erupted between over 1,000 people.
Despite being officially broken up, authorities are concerned that the camp and others like it will reform as the new wave of rejected asylum seekers travels across the border from Germany.
One local resident said in November: “The stench of urine, faeces, and rubbish has made Stalingrad an unhealthy place to live. The place is dead, no one wants to come here anymore. People are afraid to go out and lock themselves in.”
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Secret Service WILL Investigate Madonna Over “Blowing Up White House” Comments, Prosecution Pending
Madonna, prepare to give a whole lot of free blowjobs soon!
According to a new report from DailyMail, Madonna WILL get what she deserves for her incredibly stupid comments about her many thoughts of “blowing up the White House.”
The Secret Service has reportedly said they will open an investigation into pop singer Madonna after her intense speech at the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday afternoon.
Donning a black p***yhat, the music icon caused controversy by dropping the F-bomb four times, sparking a slew of apologies from broadcasters airing the protest live.
She went on to speak of her rage at the election result, telling the crowd she had thought a lot about ‘blowing up the White House’ but knew that it ‘wouldn’t change anything
The Secret Service has allegedly said they will open an investigation into pop singer Madonna after her intense speech at the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday afternoon
According to the Gateway Pundit, a spokesman for the Secret Service said they were ‘aware’ of Madonna’s comments and will open an investigation, but the ultimate decision whether or not to prosecute is the decision of the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
The Ultimate Russian Conspiracy: Did Obama and Trump Plan A Covert Coup To Remove The Deep State?
Anons, I want your opinion on this. This is a Russian conspiracy floating around the net.
Barely 24 hours after stunningly revealing that President’s Donald Trump and Barack Obama have been leading a secret Freemason coup against the Bush-Clinton Crime Families, the Security Council (SC) in a new report circulating in the Kremlin today states that over 50 top Obama regime Pentagon and State Department intelligence experts have now joined with Trumpian forces as America’s new leader prepares to confront and issue an ultimatum to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) tomorrow at their secretive Langley, Virginia, headquarters. [Note: Some words and/or phrases appearing in quotes in this report are English language approximations of Russian words/phrases having no exact counterpart.]
According to this report, with President Trump having been surrounded and protected by one of the largest private mercenary forces ever seen in the US, the CIA-led “Deep State” coup seeking his death, or destruction, to keep him from power has failed, thus preparing Trumpian forces, aligned with Obama regime deep cover intelligence operatives, to fulfill President John F. Kennedy’s vow to break this corrupt and demonic US spy agency “into a thousand pieces” and “scatter it to wind”—and that President Kennedy was publically executed for attempting, and when President Richard Nixon attempted this too, he was ousted in coup.
Security Council analysts writing in this report state that the Bush-Clinton Crime Families have been able to maintain their stranglehold over America for nearly 50 years due to the trillions-of-dollars they’ve earned thorough the CIA’s international drug cartel—but when these CIA-led Bush-Clinton forces attacked the United States on 11 September 2001 in order to be able to invade Afghanistan, who had completely eradicated their opium production, the Freemason forces led by Trump-Obama had no choice but to respond.
With the first American narcotics experts having gone into Afghanistan in early 2001, this report notes, they concluded that the Taliban movement's ban on opium-poppy cultivation had wiped out the world's largest crop in less than a year—but with the CIA’s 9/11 false flag operation being a success, by 2014 opium production in this nation had soared to new record highs insuring that these monsters illegal drug operation would continue to operate.
Seeking to insure that their illegal opium and heroin sales could, also, continue without interference, this report grimly details, the Bush-Clinton Crime Families, in 2003, then illegally invaded Iraq in order to open new smuggling routes to both Europe and North America—but when Iraqi forces began to crack down on this CIA-led operation, these monsters then turned to Islamic radicals (ISIS) to keep their massive drug operation running.
Equally as worse, this report notes, since 2000, the Bush-Clinton-CIA drug empire expanded into Mexico causing a war that has, so far, killed nearly 250,000 (US and Mexico deaths) after their creating what is known as the Sinaloa Cartel, described as “the most powerful drug trafficking organization in the world”, and whose alliance with CIA-led DEA factions turned their main United States drug distribution center, located in Chicago, into the most deadly city America has ever known.
As to how the Bush-Clinton-CIA drug empire has been able to operate so freely these many decades, this report explains, is due to the CIA’s outright purchase of Hillary Clinton’s Democratic Party through illegal drug profits funneled through the “too many to count” shell corporations set up by the American-Hungarian billionaire George Soros, and as the Panama Papers detail fully.
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Trump Starts Repealing, Rolling Back and Changing Obama's Executive Orders Day 1
Donald Trump is preparing to sign executive actions on his first day in the White House on Friday to take the opening steps to crack down on immigration, build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border and roll back outgoing President Barack Obama's policies.
Trump, a Republican elected on Nov. 8 to succeed Democrat Obama, arrived in Washington on a military plane with his family a day before he will be sworn in during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol.
Aides said Trump would not wait to wield one of the most powerful tools of his office, the presidential pen, to sign several executive actions that can be implemented without the input of Congress.
"He is committed to not just Day 1, but Day 2, Day 3 of enacting an agenda of real change, and I think that you're going to see that in the days and weeks to come," Trump spokesman Sean Spicer said on Thursday, telling reporters to expect activity on Friday, during the weekend and early next week.
Trump plans on Saturday to visit the headquarters of the CIA in Langley, Virginia. He has harshly criticized the agency and its outgoing chief, first questioning the CIA's conclusion that Russia was involved in cyber hacking during the U.S. election campaign, before later accepting the verdict. Trump also likened U.S. intelligence agencies to Nazi Germany.
Trump's advisers vetted more than 200 potential executive orders for him to consider signing on healthcare, climate policy, immigration, energy and numerous other issues, but it was not clear how many orders he would initially approve, according to a member of the Trump transition team who was not authorized to talk to the press.
Signing off on orders puts Trump, who has presided over a sprawling business empire but has never before held public office, in a familiar place similar to the CEO role that made him famous, and will give him some early victories before he has to turn to the lumbering process of getting Congress to pass bills.
The strategy has been used by other presidents, including Obama, in their first few weeks in office.
"He wants to show he will take action and not be stifled by Washington gridlock," said Princeton University presidential historian Julian Zelizer.
Trump is expected to impose a federal hiring freeze and take steps to delay a Labor Department rule due to take effect in April that would require brokers who give retirement advice to put their clients' best interests first.
He also will give official notice he plans to withdraw from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico, Spicer said. "I think you will see those happen very shortly," Spicer said.
Obama, ending eight years as president, made frequent use of his executive powers during his second term in office, when the Republican-controlled Congress stymied his efforts to overhaul immigration and environmental laws. Many of those actions are now ripe targets for Trump to reverse.
Love Him or Hate Him: It's Time to Stop the Deconstruction of America
Trump was able to ride the new wave of populism sweeping America that emerged from the Internet, the New Gutenberg Press.
This got him elected as President.
Now it’s time for We The People to apply political pressure at every level of government to make sure that he does what he promised and that populism continues to spread and intensify at every level of American society.
The Globalists view this new powerful populism that has emerged as a vicious enemy that will destroy them unless stopped.
This is an accurate appraisal and their chances of stopping it now are pretty slim. Efforts by the Globalists to do so will surely create massive backlash and blowback and only intensify the emerging populism and the speed of its emergence.
If Trump turns out to be a secret Zionist stooge as some fear, We The People can still continue our new wave of populism and eventually create enough political pressure to obtain the changes we need.
It may be more difficult and take longer but thanks to the Internet, the New Gutenberg Press, American Populism will not go away but will continue to grow rapidly by leaps and bounds.
It’s necessary for our nation’s survival as a Republic that we must all work together collectively to make certain that the City of London (COL) private “Illuminati” Banksters are booted from America and no longer allowed to parasitize it.
The current American system has worked out very well for the top .00001 and their close associates whom they keep well supplied with money, status and a lavish lifestyle.
But it has failed at least 80% of the rest, and the middle class has been blindsided by a self-serving Congress and presidents, and is shrinking rapidly into poverty that was never expected.
The .0001 had to hijack the American government at all levels and corrupt society to obtain the level of control and asset stripping necessary to feed their lavish lifestyles.
And sadly we now know for certain that the .00001 has been stacking the US Congress and using it and their typically “bought and appointed” presidents to institute a massive deconstruction of America the Republic.
Almost every member of the US Congress has been bought off or coerced one way or another and is NOT representing the interest of we the people but only their own interest and the .00001 they truly serve for vast rewards.
In order to do this they have bought off almost every member of the US Congress, most high USG officials and instituted the USG policy of Free Trade and Globalization in order to transform American workers into their serfs and slaves.
The .00001 have stacked the USG with their stooges and doofuses and manipulated them to do the .00001’s bidding.
This includes exporting heavy manufacturing and industry out of America to third world nations with incredibly low labor rates. This has allowed them to sell cheap goods inside the USA and keep We The People satiated while they Globalize us and transform America into a poor third world nation.
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DHS Whistleblower Ready To ‘Drain The Swamp’ With Trump
A road-worn, devoted Department of Homeland Security (DHS) whistleblower and author is uniquely positioned to help President Donald Trump do the forensics on what is on the bottom of the swamp.
Since Phil Haney’s book, “See Something Say Nothing,” came out, he saw, felt and witnessed the rising up of Americans who coalesced at the ballot box to turn this country away from willful blindness, excessively loose immigration policies and failed counter-terrorism policies in the name of civil rights. Haney says, “people knew intuitively that something wasn’t right” in our government’s policies to keep Americans safe.
“I know where the valves are and people like me do,” the soft-spoken Haney — who traveled to 90 cities starting in Indianapolis, Ind. in April to Omaha, Neb. on Nov. 7, speaking to millions of worried Americans — says in this exclusive video interview for The Daily Caller News Foundation.
You will have to hold your nose, he says, because once you take the water out, then the real forensic work begins. We’re “going to have to put our hazmat suits on,” and wade into that toxic muck to dig all the pieces of evidence out of the bottom of the pond.
Haney says the forensics of draining the swamp will yield evidence of decisions and policies made in senior people in the DHS, FBI, CIA, the White House in the last eight years and more.
“It’s very important for the American public to not only look ahead at what kind of president you will become, but also what we were delivered from,” says Haney.
In his book, he recounts how critical law enforcement records were intentionally destroyed. Draining the swamp will allow Americans to know who and why law enforcement was crippled, and some Americans lost their lives because of decisions some in power made.
As for the disruptions that threatened the inauguration, Haney discusses those seeking to deliberately create chaos to destabilize America with “civilization jihad” to “sabotage the miserable house of America.” These anti-American forces are taking advantage of anarchy, hoping to replace our system of government with something preferable to the revolutionaries, like sharia law for Islamists or socialism or communism for others.
He believes the jihadis have joined forces quietly with anarchists and revolutionaries (read: communists) who were exposed in a new video released earlier in January called “America Under Siege: Civil War 2017: They fought to disrupt the Inauguration; they’re fighting to destroy our nation.”
Alibaba'a Jack Ma Drops a Redpill in Davos: $14 Trillion WASTED on Wars Over the Past 30 Years
And there it is, the unvarnished, raw, truth about how everything went wrong for middle class America.
Since the Vietnam war, more than 45 years ago, the US has embarked on a neocon strategy of war in an effort to build a global empire. The result of that strategy has left American infrastructure second rate, its school system in shambles, and its healthcare system a complete and utter joke.
Just imagine what America could've done with $14t of investable dollars, instead of waging wars.
Aside from the wars, America spends more than 50% of its discretionary budget on the military, per annum, 16% of its overall budget.
In a very rare glimpse into what the Chinese really think about American imperialism and how it shaped the global economy, all the better for China might I add, Jack Ma spoke candidly today in an interview with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.
"It's not that other countries steal jobs from you guys," Ma said. "It's your strategy. Distribute the money and things in a proper way."
He said the U.S. has wasted over $14 trillion in fighting wars over the past 30 years rather than investing in infrastructure at home.
To be sure, Ma is not the only critic of the costly U.S. policies of waging war against terrorism and other enemies outside the homeland. Still, Ma said this was the reason America's economic growth had weakened, not China's theft of jobs.
BEWARE CONTROLLED OPPOSITION! Riots Are Now ILLEGAL Again! Anti-Trump Vandals Face 10 Years In Priso
230 people have been arrested and six police officers injured in the D.C.protests against President Trump
Many any of those arrested will reportedly face up to a 10 year prison sentence and $25,000 fine
Most of the 230 rioters arrested after violent protests erupted in Washington D.C. following Donald Trump's inauguration will be charged with felony rioting, federal prosecutors said on Saturday.
The charge carries a punishment of up to ten years in jail and a $25,000 fine.
Thousand of protesters launched a violent rampage just blocks away from the White House as anti-Trump demonstrators smashed store windows, set fire to cars and threw bricks at police.
Many of those arrested are due to appear in court on Saturday, according to WUSA 9.
Heated clashes broke out in McPherson Square and along K Street as hundreds of riot police fired tear gas and drew their nightsticks to contain the masked mob.
As the rioting unfolded, Trump and his family were arriving at a review stand at the White House to see the end of the inaugural parade.
Militant anti-Trump protesters gave a foretaste of what could follow during the violent outbreaks, which has so far seen 217 people arrested and at least six police officers injured.
How To Predict The Behavior Of Globalists
How To Predict The Behavior Of Globalists
In my last article, 'How Globalists Predict Your Behavior', I outlined the primary method globalists use to measure public consent, or, public dissent. The use of macro-analytics and the hyper-monitoring of web traffic is a powerful tool at the disposal of the establishment for gauging shifts in public consciousness in real time.
For example, in early 2016 the elites were entirely aware of the rise of conservative and sovereignty movements in the U.S. and Europe. In fact, the dangers of growing “populism” were all that elitists and their publications talked about for the first six months of the year. At first, this notion seemed a little odd to me. Generally, when globalists are attempting to manage public opinion, they are careful not to reveal the slightest hint that conservative movements exist beyond an “extremist fringe”. They certainly never suggest that there is a massive undercurrent of nationalism ready to topple the globalist structure.
In fact, whenever such movements do arise the establishment is swift to obstruct them or co-opt them. I witnessed this first hand during the Ron Paul campaign in 2008 and 2012 – the mainstream deliberately refused to acknowledge Ron Paul's existence, because attacking him repeatedly would have been a zero sum strategy that would have given him greater public attention and free publicity.
I saw it during the Neo-con co-option of the Tea Party, a movement that I was involved in long before Fox News latched onto it and long before mainstream RINO Republicans not only jumped on the bandwagon but hijacked the horse. In a matter of months the Tea Party became a defunct entity, a shell of its former self. Luckily, most liberty activists simply left it behind and started their own separate groups and projects rather than being absorbed into the Neo-con fold.
I also saw establishment interference on a local and state level during elections in Montana. An associate of mine was running for state office on a liberty platform and was doing rather well in the polls. He was approached by a contingent of political elites running as Republicans who told him in no uncertain terms that he could run on any platform and use any rhetoric he wanted, but if he won, he would be required to follow THEIR direction. They even encouraged him to continue arguing for constitutional government in his speeches and debates, because they felt this was the best way to “sell” his candidacy. But when all was said and done, he was supposed to stab his constituency in the back and take orders from the party leadership.
The point is, the elites dominate the political system. Nothing happens within it without their say. So, for those same elites to suddenly and openly suggest that “populist movements” were threatening to overtake the world and destroy the global economy was suspicious, to say the least.
In order to predict the behavior of globalists and the outcome of future economic and political events, it is important to understand certain dynamics. As just described, the establishment has a stranglehold on the political system. Party politics are a sham built around the false left/right paradigm. However, certain new dynamics are developing, and you must be able to track them.
The best way to do this is to watch what globalists say within their own publications. They often reveal their intentions directly or indirectly. In many cases I think in their arrogance they assume that the masses are too stupid to read these publications and grasp what is being said.
The most important element of predicting globalist actions is to know what they ultimately want; to know their ultimate goals. If you know the specifics of what any group or individual desperately wants, those people become highly predictable, because there are only so many useful paths to get to any goal.
Billionaire George Soros Has Ties to More Than 50 ‘Partners’ of the Women’s Protest
As someone who voted for Trump, I don’t feel welcome, nor do many other women who reject the liberal identity-politics that is the core underpinnings of the march, so far, making white women feel unwelcome, nixing women who oppose abortion and hijacking the agenda.
To understand the march better, I stayed up through the nights this week, studying the funding, politics and talking points of the some 403 groups that are “partners” of the march. Is this a non-partisan “Women’s March”?
By my draft research, which I’m opening up for crowd-sourcing on GoogleDocs, Soros has funded, or has close relationships with, at least 56 of the march’s “partners,” including “key partners” Planned Parenthood, which opposes Trump’s anti-abortion policy, and the National Resource Defense Council, which opposes Trump’s environmental policies. The other Soros ties with “Women’s March” organizations include the partisan MoveOn.org (which was fiercely pro-Clinton), the National Action Network (which has a former executive director lauded by Obama senior advisor Valerie Jarrett as “a leader of tomorrow” as a march co-chair and another official as “the head of logistics”). Other Soros grantees who are “partners” in the march are the American Civil Liberties Union, Center for Constitutional Rights, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch. March organizers and the organizations identified here haven’t yet returned queries for comment.
On the issues I care about as a Muslim, the “Women’s March,” unfortunately, has taken a stand on the side of partisan politics that has obfuscated the issues of Islamic extremism over the eight years of the Obama administration. “Women’s March” partners include the Council on American-Islamic Relations, which has not only deflected on issues of Islamic extremism post-9/11, but opposes Muslim reforms that would allow women to be prayer leaders and pray in the front of mosques, without wearing headscarves as symbols of chastity. Partners also include the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), which wrongly designated Maajid Nawaz, a Muslim reformer, an “anti-Muslim extremist” in a biased report released before the election. The SPLC confirmed to me that Soros funded its “anti-Muslim extremists” report targeting Nawaz. (Ironically, CAIR also opposes abortions, but its leader still has a key speaking role.)
Another Soros grantee and march “partner” is the Arab-American Association of New York, whose executive director, Linda Sarsour, is a march co-chair. When I co-wrote a piece, arguing that Muslim women don’t have to wear headscarves as a symbol of “modesty,” she attacked the coauthor and me as “fringe.”
Earlier, at least 33 of the 100 “women of color,” who initially protested the Trump election in street protests, worked at organizations that receive Soros funding, in part for “black-brown” activism. Of course, Soros is an “ideological philanthropist,” whose interests align with many of these groups, but he is also a significant political donor. In Davos, he told reporters that Trump is a “would-be dictator.”
Big Pharma Industry Lost $25 Billion in 20 Minutes After One Trump Interview
It is becoming clearer and clearer why the Big Pharma-owned corporations and crooks wanted so badly for Hillary Clinton to be elected president. She was and is a shill for their chemicals and President-elect Donald Trump could very well be the antithesis of such. In recent years, there has not been a single presidential candidate aside from Trump to stand up to the pharmaceutical industry, but that is exactly what he has done.
By merely speaking out against Big Pharma, President Donald J. Trump has completely changed the tide. Shortly after an interview with the Washington Post in which Trump criticized the industry, Big Pharma lost almost $25 billion in the span of twenty minutes. Should Trump continue that trend, it is very possible that the empire could crumble. Considering how obvious it is that Trump hates Big Pharma, that could happen sooner rather than later.
At a press conference, President-elect Trump stated, “Our drug industry has been disastrous. They’re leaving left and right. They supply our drugs but they don’t make them here, to a large extent. And the other thing we have to do is create new bidding procedures for the drug industry, because they’re getting away with murder. Pharma has a lot of lobbies, a lot of lobbyists, a lot of power.” Trump went on to explain that “there’s very little bidding on drugs. We’re the largest buyer of drugs in the world, and yet we don’t bid properly. We’re going to start bidding. We’re going to save billions of dollars over a period of time.”
For those who have already convinced themselves that Donald Trump is a complete bust that will destroy the United States as we know it, take a look at how he could potentially destroy Big Pharma’s stranglehold and reconsider your position. He has his flaws, certainly, but there is no denying the fact that he has been the only politician in his position to have the bravery to take on the pharmaceutical industry head-on.
Donald Trump has promised that he is going to make America great again and one of the easiest ways to do that is by making America significantly healthier. By sucking the obscene profits out of Big Pharma, Trump would make significant strides to damage the opioid and pharmaceutical addictions that are causing problems throughout the United States, despite not receiving much coverage from the mainstream media.
One of the biggest issues facing our country today is the apparent lack of concern over physical and mental health. They are constantly swept under the rug and disregarded as being no big deal or a personal problem. If we, as a collective, want our country to prosper, then we have to look at exactly why these issues exist. While there is quite a bit of personal responsibility there, the lack of transparency regarding pharmaceutical drugs is what leads to many people becoming addicted to them without ever realizing that such a fate was even a possibility.
While Trump is certainly leading the fight against Big Pharma, it is up to us everyday citizens to ensure that we do our part as well.
Hey IRS! Criminal John Lewis Didn't Pay Taxes On His Nearly 1 Million DC Townhouse!
Trump-hating Democratic Georgia congressman John Lewis didn’t pay property taxes on his nearly $1 million fancy Washington, D.C. townhouse on Capitol Hill, despite being in Congress for decades, where the salary for a Representative starts at $174,000 per year.
Lewis was in the news recently for saying he doesn’t see President-elect Donald J. Trump as “a legitimate president” because of the #RussianHackers Democratic conspiracy theory.
Public records show he avoided paying property taxes on his DC townhouse at 219 3rd Street SE on Capitol Hill: http://archive.is/44DBr
That house at 219 3rd Street SE was worth more than $810,000 in 2012 according to Nexis assessment records. It’s a nice fancy townhouse right next to Congress: http://archive.is/HwDdt
In 2010, legal action was threatened against Rep. John Lewis for his failure to pay property taxes, as documents exclusively obtained by GotNews show: http://archive.is/jYCPv ; http://archive.is/JBXeR ; http://archive.is/bkBFB
Why doesn’t Rep. John Lewis like paying his taxes?
Doesn’t he want to “pay his fair share” like a good Democrat?
You won’t hear this stuff from the lying mainstream media.
White House Announces Official TPP Withdrawal, Plans For NAFTA Renegotiation
Also, Obamacare mandate has been repealed: >>>/goodnews/143
The White House website has been updated with a new trade strategy in the wake of President Donald Trump’s inauguration.
“This strategy starts by withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership [TPP] and making certain that any new trade deals are in the interests of American workers,” the website states.
“President Trump is committed to renegotiating NAFTA,” it continues. “If our partners refuse a renegotiation that gives American workers a fair deal, then the President will give notice of the United States’ intent to withdraw from NAFTA.”
Many critics argue that Trump’s desire to withdraw from the 12-country TPP, which includes Canada, Mexico and Japan, contradicts his anti-China attitude on trade.
They see the trade deal — which excludes China but includes other Asian countries like Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam — as an attempt to limit China’s economic influence.
Scrapping the deal in essence strengthens China’s economic dominance in Asia, critics say.
And the U.S.’s withdrawal from the TPP has not yet killed the deal entirely. Just last weekend, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced they would accelerate the process to bring the TPP into force. All the countries in the TPP, save for the U.S., have at least initially signed on the agreement at this point.
Canada’s Liberal government signed the agreement in principle but has not brought it to Parliament for ratification.
A number of studies have suggested the deal would have a very limited economic impact on Canada, given that Canada already has trade deals with most of its largest trade partners in the pact. Other studies have suggested an outright negative impact from the deal, with the country losing jobs and seeing inequality rise.
But an internal study done for the Department of Finance concluded that it would be even worse for Canada if it stayed out of the deal, and lost out on trade opportunities.
Trump Invites Struggling Single Father To Inaugural Ball, Hands Him A $10,000 Check
A FedEx courier from rural Illinois attending Donald Trump’s inauguration in a donated suit broke down in tears Thursday night when offered a $10,000 check by the commander-in-chief.
“Did that just happen?” Shane Bouvet, 24, of Stonington, asked after meeting Trump backstage at the pre-inauguration concert at the Lincoln Memorial, The Washington Post reported.
Trump read about Bouvet, a struggling single father, in the Post Wednesday and told aides he wanted to meet the man.
The paper reported that Bouvet was invited to attend an inaugural ball as thanks for working on Trump’s campaign in Illinois as a volunteer.
The invite required a suit and a nice pair of shoes, but Bouvet wasn’t sure he could afford that, according to the paper. A friend bought him the suit and got a shoe seller to donate the shoes.
During the meeting with Trump, Bouvet called his father.
“You have a good boy,” Trump told Don Bouvet, according to the paper.
At the end Trump told an aide, “Send him a check for $10,000.”
Nigel Farage Joins Fox News
Following his comments yesterday that he "was proud to have played [his] part in Trump's election," Nigel Farage has announced that he will be joining Fox News channel as a contributor.
Taking a moment to enjoy the occasion yesterday, Farage admitted to an audience at the Hay-Adams hotel in Washington D.C.:
“When I look back in years to come, perhaps the greatest joy of 2016 was that realisation, as state after state in the Midwest went red… Just to see the faces of those CNN presenters will stay with me forever.”
Full Fox News Statement:
FOX NEWS CHANNEL SIGNS FORMER UK INDEPENDENCE PARTY LEADER NIGEL FARAGE TO CONTRIBUTOR ROLE
NEW YORK – JANUARY 20, 2017— FOX News Channel (FNC) has signed former United Kingdom Independence Party Leader (UKIP) Nigel Farage as a contributor. In this role, he will offer political analysis across FNC and FOX Business Network's (FBN) daytime and primetime programming.
Prior to joining FNC, Farage was the leader of UKIP from 2006 to 2009 and from 2010 to 2016. In 1993, he became a founding member of UKIP after leaving the Conservative Party in protest at the signing of Maastricht Treaty in 1992. Farage was elected to European Parliament as a representative for South East England in 1999 and began his career as a commodities trader in 1982.
FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number one network in cable, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for nearly 15 years and according to a Suffolk University/USA Today poll, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.
Democrats Suddenly Become Preppers
Trump Administration Is Making These Cautious Liberals Act Like Paranoid Preppers
>From water jugs and dehydrated food to Faraday cages and unregistered vehicles, liberals are prepping for Trump. The possibility of a civilization-ending disaster “seems so surreal,” one concerned liberal said. “But 2016 was so surreal that you think, Well, I guess I should do this.“
>Jim Ray is the kind of urban-dwelling liberal who you’d think finds prepping a little silly. Stockpiling food and ammo in anticipation of some civilization-destroying cataclysm? That, he says, is the province of nutty conservatives, and Ray, 37, isn’t one of them. He lives in a one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco with his wife, Sadie, and their toddler. He works in developer support at the popular software startup Slack. He doesn’t own a gun, and he has no plans to buy one. He and his wife did get an earthquake preparedness kit when they moved here from Seattle five and a half years ago — but every San Franciscan needs an earthquake kit.
>Then, around the start of the new year, Ray looked through the earthquake kit to check whether any perishables — batteries, glow sticks, calorie food bars — were expired. He had performed this ritual in years past, but with a Trump presidency on the horizon, this time it felt weightier. So when he ordered replacement items on Amazon, he also bought some new things, like a tarp, “just so I could set up a mini shelter if we needed to,” and a water-filtration straw.
>“There’s this undeniable feeling — is there something else we need to be preparing for?” he said. “The world in general feels more tumultuous than it did, in a lot of ways. For liberally minded people, the election made that a reality in a way that it wasn’t before.”
>There’s a sense in which prepping for a Trump administration is basically incompatible with liberal values. It’s not based on science, or, if we’re being honest, any hard evidence at all. To imagine a civilization-altering catastrophe under the Trump administration, you have to make several mental leaps. Still, Trump’s erratic tweets and other pronouncements can easily fuel such fantasies. Many of those dabbling in prepping are, they say, just playing it safe.
>At Disaster Supply Center, a survival kit store in San Rafael, half an hour’s drive north of San Francisco, car kits — with food, water, blankets, ponchos, flashlights, and tents — have been flying off the shelves. Sales in January were up between 20% and 30% compared with a year earlier, according to Michael Skyler, who owns the business along with his wife, Mona. (He declined to disclose exact figures.)
>“The instability in the political arena has brought some people out to just get prepared, not knowing what may happen,” Skyler said. “People see it’s possible to have more than just a natural disaster.”
>“And I never shop at Walmart, liberal that I am,” Deb, who is in her mid-forties, said with a laugh. She now has two water containers, totaling 12 gallons. “It definitely feels a bit like overkill, because I definitely have cans of seltzer water lying around, too.”
>Most survival equipment is utilitarian by design, but surviving a disaster doesn’t have to involve bland-tasting food and off-brand products. One startup, Preppi, sells what might be described as survivalist chic. Its signature Prepster kit, encased in a vintage-inspired canvas doctor bag, includes cartons of Boxed Water, a bar of TCHO Chocolate, face and hair care products from Malin+Goetz — and a waterproof notebook from Field Notes. A one-person kit sells for $375.00, the two-person version costs $445.00, and a custom monogram is $75 extra.
Gwyneth Paltrow says steam your vagina
Gwyneth Paltrow says steam your vagina
Tikkun is the next level when it comes to Korean spas,
Ms. Paltrow, recommends a V-steam. Her words: “You sit on what is essentially a mini-throne, and a combination of infrared and mugwort steam cleanses your uterus, et al. It is an energetic release—not just a steam douche—that balances female hormone levels. If you’re in LA, you have to do it.”
The V-Steam hits all of the high points of a classic GOOP recommendation: it’s prestigious (mini-throne), exotic (Mugwort isn’t one of those non-canonical Harry Potter characters, is it?) vaguely medicinal (kills intestinal worms!), and completely unnecessary.
It also sanitizes that dirty,smelly area
Make Europe Great Again! Europe's Nationalist Leaders Kick Off Year With High Hopes
Declaring that 2017 will be the "year of the awakening of the people of continental Europe," French far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen joined fellow nationalists Saturday at a conference in Germany to a show of populist confidence as Europe faces a series of high-stakes national elections.
Populist parties have been surging in polls in Europe and the leaders' mood was celebratory as they came together in support of one another, the day after Donald Trump was sworn in as U.S. president following a campaign buoyed by anti-establishment and protectionist themes.
"Yesterday, a new America. Today — hello Koblenz — a new Europe!" Dutch anti-Islam leader Geert Wilders said as he opened his speech under heavy security in the German city of Koblenz on the banks of the Rhine River.
"The people of the West are awakening. They are throwing off the yoke of political correctness," he said. "This year will be the year of the people … the year of liberation, the year of the patriotic spring."
Wilders' anti-Islam Party of Freedom could win the largest percentage of votes in the March 15 Dutch parliamentary election. Le Pen, head of the far-right National Front, is among the top contenders in France's April-May presidential vote. And in September, Frauke Petry's four-year-old Alternative for Germany party hopes to enter the German parliament in that country's national election, riding high on anti-immigrant sentiment that rejects German Chancellor Angela Merkel's welcoming policy toward refugees.
The meeting of the Europe of Nations and Freedom group in the European Parliament also featured Matteo Salvini of Italy's conservative Northern League and Harald Vilimsky, the general secretary of Austria's right-wing Freedom Party, which last year narrowly failed to win the country's presidency.
"Just as Donald Trump in America shows the way out of a dead end, with new prospects — including for (resolving) international conflicts, we want to do that in the coming months and years for Europe," Petry told reporters.
"We are experiencing the end of one world and the birth of another," Le Pen said in her address to the conference. "We are experiencing the return of nation-states."
She denounced the 28-nation European Union as "a force of sterilization," and assailed Merkel — whose name was booed loudly — for allowing in large numbers of migrants.
"Everyone sees that this migration policy is a daily disaster," Le Pen said.
The first "real blow to the old order" was last June's British vote to leave the EU, Le Pen said — followed closely by Trump's election.
"His position on Europe is clear," Le Pen said. "He will not support a system of oppression of the people."
George Soros Calls Donald Trump A 'Failed' Dictator... Already?
George Soros thinks President-elect Donald Trump will fail — and that will be just fine with the billionaire investor and supporter of progressive causes.
"I personally am convinced that he is going to fail," Soros told Bloomberg during an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Failure will come "not because of people like me who would like him to fail, but because his ideas that guide him are inherently self-contradictory and the contradictions are already embodied by his advisors."
Soros spoke less than 24 hours before Trump, himself a billionaire businessman and political agitator, takes the oath of office as the 45th president. Trump's Cabinet picks have been undergoing a sometimes-grueling round of confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill, though it's not clear if any will be rejected.
During the 2016 campaign, Soros donated close to $20 million to various causes, including more than $10.5 million to Trump's opponent, Democrat Hillary Clinton, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.
He has been unrelenting in his criticism of Trump, and unloaded on him again during the Davos interview.
"It is impossible to predict exactly how Trump is going to act, because he hasn't actually thought it through." - George Soros
"I have described him as an impostor and a con man and a would-be dictator," Soros said. "But he's only a would-be dictator because I'm confident that the Constitution and the institutions of the United States are strong enough. … He would be a dictator if he could get away with it, but he won't be able to."
Trump's unexpected win in November hurt Soros beyond politics and ideology — he is believed to have lost more than $1 billion in trades he made that would have benefited if the market went down. Instead, a monthlong rally after the election cost Soros big.
However, he said Thursday he still believes the market is headed lower.
Comrade Trump approval rating of just 40%,lowest of any president,44 points below Obama
Trump will become president Friday with an approval rating of just 40%, according to a new CNN/ORC Poll, the lowest of any recent president and 44 points below that of President Barack Obama, the 44th president.
Following a tumultuous transition period, approval ratings for Trump's handling of the transition are more than 20 points below those for any of his three most recent predecessors. Obama took the oath in 2009 with an 84% approval rating, 67% approved of Clinton's transition as of late December 1992 and 61% approved of George W. Bush's transition just before he took office in January 2001.
The complete CNN/ORC poll results
Trump's wobbly handling of the presidential transition has left most Americans with growing doubts that the President-elect will be able to handle the job. About 53% say Trump's statements and actions since Election Day have made them less confident in his ability to handle the presidency, and the public is split evenly on whether Trump will be a good or poor president (48% on each side).
The President-elect dismissed the poll findings on Twitter: "The same people who did the phony election polls, and were so wrong, are now doing approval rating polls. They are rigged just like before."
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Skyscraper collapse by fire in Iran. 119=911?
So, almost 20 years after the WTC, another building collapses, reportedly because of fire. Before being snarky towards 911 truthers, though, I would give a look at the youtube footage.
The Plasco Building, a 17-story skyscraper in the capital city of Iran, Tehran, collapsed after being engulfed by fire. Some 20 firefighters operating in the building have died as a result. The fire had been going on for hours so the building had been evacuated but civilians looking to retrieve possessions and other onlookers might have been fatally harmed.
Following, some info from wikipedia
It was built in 1962 during a decade of rapid economic growth in Iran by the prominent businessman Habib Elghanian. The building was named after his plastics company, Plasco. It was used as a residential and commercial building, with a major shopping center on its ground floor, a restaurant on its upper floor, and several clothing workshops. At the time, when it was constructed, it was the tallest building in Iran, and considered an iconic landmark of the Tehran skyline, representing the drive for Iran's modernization under the rule of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
After the 1979 Iranian revolution, Elghanian was executed by the new Islamic regime. The building was seized by the new government; this handed ownership of it to the state-controlled Islamic Revolution Mostazafan Foundation, which is tied to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. The Mostazafan Foundation operated the building until its collapse.
Fire and collapse
On 19 January 2017, a fire started on the ninth floor at around 07:50 local time (04:20 GMT). The building was occupied at the time by its residents, workers at the garment shops, and various tour groups that were being shown around the building.Ten fire brigades arrived to fight the blaze. The combined brigades had been trying to stop the fire for hours—while assuring that the building had been evacuated—when the building's north wall collapsed without warning, leading to the collapse of the rest of the building a few moments later. The collapse was captured on camera by Iran's state-run Press TV, which was filming the firefighting efforts.
Several firefighters were in the building when the north wall fell; while some safely escaped before the building completely collapsed, at least 25 were reported missing. A number had been fighting the fire from elevated aerial platforms that toppled over during the collapse of the building. Tehran Mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said he believed that no other civilians were within the building when it collapsed, but eyewitnesses reported seeing residents crossing police lines to try to enter the building, and recover their possessions. Twenty firefighters have been reported to have been killed. At least 70 others were injured by the collapse, with 23 taken to local hospitals for severe injuries. The building primarily collapsed vertically, in a manner similar to the Twin Towers on 9/11, causing minimal damage to neighboring buildings.
(ed note: to me, a non expert in demolition, the difference between the similarly shaped wtc 7 collapse and this one are noticeable)
Rescue efforts to try to find any survivors are being assisted by the local military, and are expected to take days.
Following the building collapse the building's owner, Mostazafan Foundation, declined to make a public statement.
Which executive orders did Trump sign on Day One(Whores involved)
Uno:Twitter my shit eating smile
Duo:grab intern by pussy
Tres:Call to thank Putin with secret phone
cuatro:hire whores to piss on bed where Obama slept
cinco:Play with shiny red button
On his first day in office, President Donald Trump signed an executive orders instructing federal agencies to do some naughty stuff
He also signed paperwork commissioning James Mattis as Secretary of Defense and John Kelly as Secretary of Homeland Security.
White House chief of staff Reince Priebus sent a memo to federal agencies instructing the bureaucracy to cease issuing new regulations.
Soon after he was sworn in, Mr. Trump signed an order to roll back a discount on the fees for a federal mortgage program that helps middle-class homebuyers.
Next few days hell of a ride UNTIL 2017 20 01
Monday Social Media outrage intensifies
"Trump's favorability rating historically low, poll finds"
Of the 1,032 adults polled across the U.S. from Jan. 4 through Jan 8, 40 percent had a favorable view of Trump compared to President Obama, who enjoyed a 78 percent rating ahead of his inauguration.
George W. Bush meanwhile held a 62 percent favorability rating and Bill Clinton a 66 percent rating.
Trump’s score, however, is higher than it was during the campaign.
Gallup said Trump’s favorability rate never rose above 38 percent on the campaign trail. And while 82 percent of Republicans hold a favorable opinion of the real estate tycoon, that’s also down from past presidents.
Gallup said Republicans were nearly unanimous in their rating of Bush in January 2001, with 97 percent of GOP respondents rating him favorable at that time. Obama enjoyed a 95-percent favorable rating among Democrats and Clinton a 92 percent rating.
When asked about Vice President-elect Mike Pence ,42 percent of Americans had a positive opinion of the former Indiana governor.
Tuesday (((News comes out)))
Wednesday False Storm
Thursday Calm before the real Storm, as dusk falls positions are taken
Friday CURRENT YEAR
Columbus Jewish Community Center among 28 in U.S. threatened
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus received a bomb threat Wednesday morning, which was among 28 centers in 17 states to receive similar threats.
The threat was received through a phone call and Columbus police were called at 10:53 a.m. to the East Side Center off of College Avenue. The federal Homeland Security Agency also was contacted.
A full search of the building was conducted and an all clear was issued around 11:30 a.m., said Mike Levison, the center's marketing director. It was decided that no evacuation was necessary, executive director Carol Folkerth said in a statement.
"Many JCCs around the country received similar threats today and all were deemed not credible," Folkerth said.
None of the threats at the 28 centers nationwide have been found to be credible, the Jewish Community Center Association of North America reported.
Sgt. Rich Weiner, spokesman for the Columbus Police Division, said unless there is a potential explosive device found, police don't require that a building be evacuated. He said that is left up to the building officials. If there was a potential bomb, he said, then an evacuation would have been ordered.
In this case, JCC didn't feel it was necessary and the city fire department's bomb squad was not called out.
It was the second time this month that multiple Jewish Community Centers received bomb threats. Last week, 16 centers in nine states received fake bomb threats, which resulted in evacuations.
The experience of last week prompted the association to have all JCCs review their security protocols.
"Lessons learned and best practices discussed were clearly on display this morning, and we applaud our JCCs for responding calmly and efficiently," said David Posner, director of strategic performance at the JCC Association of North America.
"While we're extremely proud of our JCCs for professionally handling yet another threatening situation, we are concerned about the anti-Semitism behind these threats. While the bombs in question are hoaxes, the calls are not," Posner's statement said.
Bill Gates is teaming up with world leaders to stop the next deadly pandemic
The first viruses CEPI will target are MERS-CoV, Lassa, and Nipah viruses. The coalition will seek to develop two vaccines for each virus, which emergency responders can administer in the event of an outbreak. It'll also look to defend against new strains of Ebola and Zika should they crop up.
CEPI has called on other world leaders for support in raising the remaining $510 million. As the coalition gathers momentum, Gates suspects the added brainpower will also lead to faster innovation.
"CEPI is a great example of how supporting innovation and R&D can help the world to address some of its most pressing health challenges," he said.
One of the greatest challenges public-health agencies face is recognizing an outbreak of infectious disease and containing its spread.
With certain viruses that tend to be a bit milder, such as the flu virus, agencies can look at data from doctor and hospital visits to know where the virus has spread. Vaccines also work to prevent that spread from ever taking place. With deadlier viruses, ones for which there are no vaccines, the spread can lead to death long before experts know where it's headed and who's most at-risk.
One of CEPI's major long-term goals is to reduce the chance a group could miss an outbreak or fail to stop a spread within a reasonable amount of time.
"For new vaccines to be game changers, they must be developed and tested before outbreaks hit and made accessible and affordable for all communities in times of health crisis," Dr. Joanne Liu, International President of Doctors Without Borders, said in a statement. "These are the conditions that will determine CEPI's success and ensure this new initiative saves lives."
Some parents prefer not to vaccinate children against every possible virus. Not every virus is lethal, not all vaccines provide the same immunity boosting respons that vaccines do. Shoud all children in the near future be boosted with cybernetic enhancements too? That is the argument the pro vaccine crowd is making, your children need to be boosted despite your parental discretion.
There are a number of reasons why more parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children.
This is quite concerning, given the fact that recommended immunization rates have more than doubled in the past few decades. In some developed countries, by the time a child is 4 to 6 years old, they will have received a total of 126 antigenic compounds, along with high amounts of aluminum adjuvants through routine vaccinations.
Here are some eye-opening reasons why so many people are starting to question the safety of administering vaccines that contain aluminum.
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200,000 Bad-ass Bikers Showing Up, Ready To Ruffle Commie 'Protesters' At Trump’s Inauguration
Inauguration Day is going to be very large, and a day that nobody can forget. Both pro-Trump and anti-Trump groups are finalizing plans to come to Washington D.C. to either partake in the festivities or protest them. The women’s march is set for January 21st.
Estimates for the march are approximately around 200,000. Organizers are bragging about the fact they believe the number of protesters will far outnumber the people attending the Donald Trump inauguration.
However, Bikers For Trump might actually foil their plans. Chris Cox who is the founder of the bike group looking to go and support the President-Elect had to get into a nasty and long drawn out fight with the National Park Service in order to get the permits they needed. The argument for heated because the service had already given the allotted number of public space permits to anti-Trump groups.
Cox alleges that around 5,000 bikers are looking to gather at the Capitol. Which would make it the largest pro-Trump rally that has been put together by a private group in the inner city over the weekend. They called it a halftime rally. Cox insisted they are looking to host speakers as well as ha musical performances at the John Marshall Park. This is all on the parad route near the Capitol Building.
A lot of these motorcycle clubs are clubs out together by veterans and older baby boomers who bike as a hobby. Some of them include professionals and weekend warriors. Not criminal gang members like some would try and stereotype them as.
Cox does not foresee there being issues with his planned events and he said as much,
“I’m confident the police have learned from Arizona, Chicago and a lot of other places where things got out of hand. I think it will be a lot like Cleveland and they will have beaucoup police presence.”
It surely will be entertaining to watch.
Obama Leaves USA $9,335,000,000,000 Deeper in Debt
President Barack Obama will leave the federal government approximately $9,335,000,000,000 deeper in debt than it was when he took office eight years ago, according to data released today by the U.S. Treasury.
The increased debt incurred under Obama equals approximately $75,129 for every person in the United States who had a full-time job in December.
The $9,334,590,089,060.56 that the debt had increased under Obama as of the close of business on Wednesday is far more debt than was accumulated by any previous president. It equals nearly twice as much as the $4,889,100,310,609.44 in additional debt that piled up during the eight years George W. Bush served as president.
When Obama took office on Jan. 20, 2009, the federal debt was $10,626,877,048,913.08. As of the close of business Wednesday, it was $19,961,467,137,973.64. The final debt number for Thursday, Obama’s last full day in office, will not be released until after Donald Trump is sworn in as president on Friday.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 124,248,000 people in the United States with full-time jobs in December. The total federal debt of $19,961,467,137,973 equals approximately $160,658 for each one of those workers. The $9,334,590,089,060.56 that the debt has increased under Obama equals $75,128.69 for each one of those works.
Pissgate:could Trump be impeached?
The provenance of the dossier lies with a Washington-based opposition research firm, Fusion GPS, led by former journalists skilled in digging up secrets on public figures. The company was employed in September 2015 by one of Trump’s Republican detractors to look into his dealings. According to the BBC, an outside group supporting then presidential candidate Jeb Bush was the main client initially, followed by an anonymous Democratic donor. Fusion GPS in turn contracted a former British counter-intelligence officer with strong Russia contacts to delve into Trump. Reports gathered by the contractor based on his Russian sources were brought together to form the dossier, which in turn began to circulate between the FBI, British intelligence and DC-based journalists who looked into the allegations but could not stand them up.
The most potentially damaging line of inquiry contained in the dossier that could yet cause Trump trouble relates to allegations that members of his team were in close contact with Russian officials in the course of last year’s presidential election over Russian hacking of Democratic emails that were later published by WikiLeaks. Independent reports suggest that US intelligence agencies were already investigating alleged links, such as those between businessman Carter Page and senior Russian officials. The president-elect’s spokesman Sean Spicer this week said that the president-elect “does not know” Page, even though Trump himself last March described Page as a member of his foreign policy team.
Were Trump’s team to be found to have conspired with the Kremlin to distort the 2016 presidential election, that would certainly fall into the impeachable category.
Fascist Commies At CDC Scared Trump's Administration Will Oppose Mandatory Vaccines
At the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, the mood is bleak. President-elect Donald Trump’s surprise victory over Hillary Clinton has generated agency-wide anxiety, with employees reportedly worried about the impact of a Trump presidency on job safety, funding and public health policies.
CDC employees are literally falling apart and becoming emotionally disturbed over their future with Trump.
Specifically, CDC employees fear that Trump appointed public leaders may not support mandatory vaccinations – especially in light of the most recent meeting between Trump and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., an outspoken critic of the pharmaceutical industry. Employees are also worried that the policies of a Trump presidency will create a general atmosphere of ‘scientific regression.’
According to a representative of the radio station WABE, ‘one microbiologist (at the CDC) said her colleagues were crying in the hallways.’
Trump has been outspoken about his personal beliefs regarding vaccination, saying that he not only has never had a flu shot in his life, but that he has never suffered from the flu in any form.
The atmosphere of worry at the CDC stands in sharp contrast to the authoritative tone of an NPRM – or Notice of Proposed Rule Making – released a mere three months ago.
In the NPRM, the CDC and the Health and Human Services Department alarmed natural health and personal freedom advocates with a proposal for an unprecedented expansion of powers, claiming the ability to detain, force vaccinate and even quarantine American citizens without due process – if they are believed to be “infected with a communicable disease in a qualifying stage.”
Expansion of the definition of “qualifying stage” – to extend to people showing no visible symptoms – has led to fears of forced quarantines and “medical witch hunts” in which the government could round up troublesome or unpopular individuals and detain them indefinitely under the guise of protecting public health.
IT'S OFFICIAL: CORRUPT MAINSTREAM MEDIA WANTS TRUMP DEAD SO OBAMA REGIME CAN USURP BACK POWER!
CNN has been criticized for airing a report which revealed that an Obama appointee would become president if Donald Trump was killed during an attack on the inauguration tomorrow.
Entitled Disaster could put Obama cabinet member in Oval Office, the report admits that there is no specific threat targeting the inauguration, but goes on to speculate about “who would be in charge if an attack hit the incoming president….just as the transfer of power is underway”.
An individual named the “designated presidential successor” will not attend the inauguration as a security precaution, “but it won’t be a Trump cabinet secretary….it will be an Obama appointee,” reports CNN.
The report emphasizes that “a president from the prior administration” will take power if there is an attack due to the fact that none of Trump’s cabinet secretaries have been confirmed yet.
According to CNN, the designated presidential successor is likely to be Tom Shannon, the Under Secretary For Political Affairs, and an Obama appointee.
The report teases the potential for an attack on the inauguration by asserting it would create “chaos” and “high theater,” before airing clips from ABC’s Designated Survivor show in which Kiefer Sutherland plays an obscure cabinet secretary who is “unexpectedly thrust into the presidency after an attack at the capitol during a State of the Union address.”
Given the huge number of death threats leveled at Trump – including one family friend of Hillary Clinton who was arrested after he threatened to assassinate Trump at the inauguration – is CNN irresponsible in drawing attention to this issue?
Respondents to the video on YouTube, which was heavily thumbed down, slammed CNN for almost encouraging a violent attack against Trump.
“Totally not suggesting anything here, huh CNN?” commented one.
“So leftist terrorists know who they need to take out, so that dems can stay in power? This is irresponsible journalism,” added another.
“I flagged this video as dangerous to the president elect, and that it might foment violence,” wrote another.
The charges are not without precedent. After Thomas DiMassimo tried to rush the stage to violently confront Trump during an event in Ohio last year, CNN gave him a platform to denounce Trump as a “bully”.
Ben Swann Exposes The Pizzagate Conspiracy on CBS’s Reality Check
Ben Swann Exposes The Pizzagate Conspiracy on CBS’s Reality Check
CBS46 Atlanta news channel’s Ben Swann reported this evening on PizzaGate in a segment called Reality Check. He brought to light some of the strangest content found by citizen journalists and asking the question “why hasn’t any of this been investigated by law enforcement”. This video barely scratches the surface of all the information connected to Pizzagate.
Breitbart, Natural News and Infowars Surpass 6 Million Likes on Facebook, Despite Censorship Attempt
While the so-called ‘mainstream media’ continues to self-destruct by publishing fake news and creating false narratives about President-elect Donald J. Trump, the alternative media is surging ahead and quickly becoming the new “mainstream,” go-to media for Americans.
In the past year, Natural News “likes” on Facebook have surged, with our site surpassing 2.07 million.
We are joined by similar news traffic giants like Breitbart, which has more than 3 million followers and Alex Jones, founder of InfoWars with more than 1.4 million. All told, these three sites, which are being systematically censored on the Internet’s major social media sites like Facebook and Google News, have a following of more than 6 million people.
That’s called having an impact. And it’s akin to using the beast against itself. Despite the fact that we may be getting censored in “news feeds” and other streams, we are able to reach our readers directly just by the simple act of posting our stories to our followers.
It doesn’t hurt that we also, combined, have millions of people who subscribe to our email newsletters (which you should sign up for on every news site you trust and follow, as a way to avoid further attempts at censorship). Besides being exposed to some great offers for terrific products you can’t find anywhere else, you get the news and information that you trust in the most direct route possible.
Throughout the past year all of our sites have grown in terms of readership, followers and overall reach. As much as the ‘mainstream’ establishment wants to ban us and censor us, it has become impossible to do without shutting down the Internet itself.
But we are certain we will continue to grow in the weeks, months and years ahead because we will continue publishing genuine, sourced and factual news and information you won’t be able to find in the fake news media establishment.
If you haven’t signed up for our newsletter, we invite you to do so.
Randy Pitchford is resorting to Rule 34 to sell you Battleborn
"In another display of his ever-present “charm”, Randy Pitchford, has decided to use a new form of marketing to sell you Battleborn. Earlier today the Gearbox Software CEO (Borderlands, Aliens: Colonial Marines) tweeted a link to a newly created subreddit dedicated to lewd fan creations of Battleborn characters."
Head of MI6 used information from Pissgate in warning on Russian aggression
Warnings on cyberattacks show ex-spy’s work is respected
The head of MI6 used information obtained by former officer Christopher Steele in his Trump investigation, in a warning against Russian cyberattacks and attempts to subvert Western democracies, The Independent has learned.
Sir Alex Younger’s briefing notes for his first public speech as head of the Secret Intelligence Service contained some of the material supplied by Mr Steele, according to security sources. Drawing on the alleged hacking carried out by Moscow in the US presidential campaign, he warned of the danger facing Britain and Western European allies, and especially to elections due to be held next year.
Security sources stress that MI6 had extensive information, British and international, on the Russian threat apart from that of Mr Steele. But they pointed out that he is held in high regard and the contribution he provided was valuable.
In one of his recent tweets, Mr Trump described Mr Steele as a “failed spy”. He also claimed in another tweet that “James Clapper [director of national intelligence] called me yesterday to denounce the false and fictitious report that was illegally circulated. Made up, phony facts. Too bad!”
Mr Steele had, in fact, a highly successful career in MI6, received a number of commendations and is highly regarded by both British and American intelligence agencies. Mr Clapper pointed out that what he had actually said was that the intelligence service “has not made any judgement that the information in this document is reliable”.
Mr Steele and a Washington based company, Fusion GS, were initially hired by Republican opponents of Mr Trump and, after he won the Republican nomination, the Democrats. After Mr Trump’s surprise election win their services were no longer required by the Democrats. However, Mr Steele and, it is believed, one of his American colleagues, continued to work without pay because they felt that what they were uncovering should see the light of day. Mr Steele passed on what he had found to the FBI and MI6 because he believed such material was a matter of national security for both countries.
It's OK to Laugh at Yourself For Being White
Ziwe Fumudoh, a stand-up comedian and writer with Above Average, created a web series titled Baited with Ziwe. In each episode, she lures one of her white coworkers into a room and opens a dialogue about race that could go very poorly.
"When we were scripting the series, we talked about different angles and topics that would really make them feel as uncomfortable as possible," said Fumudoh. "We wanted to know what would make them squirm, and that's what led to the sweaty, improvised moments in the show."
Take Action Against Open Defecation: Bombay High Court To Maharashtra Government
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked the Maharashtra government to consider a petition seeking action against open defecation as if it was a representation made to the state and take appropriate measures expeditiously.
The court was hearing a petition filed by advocate Vishwasrao Devkar seeking strict action against people who defecate in the open, thereby spoiling the environment and making areas in the cities and villages dirty and unhygienic.
Open defecation soils Swachh efforts
BOKARO: Despite the district administration's efforts to make rural areas open defecation free (ODF) under the Swachh Bharat Mission, people continue to defecate in the open in the urban areas.
Bokaro DC Rai Mahimapat Ray recently sent letters to officials in Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL), Central Coalfield Limited (CCL), Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), Tenughat Thermal Power Station (TTPS), Indian Explosive Limited (IEL) and sought information from the administration on the number of toilets in their township along with the number of employees. Companies have been asked to provide information on the existing toilets in their townships.
Propane truck flips into retaining pond in Lakeville
LAKEVILLE, Minn. - It could have been worse.
A truck driver suffered minor injuries Tuesday after rolling his propane tanker into a retaining pond in Lakeville. First responders say it appears the wheels of the truck became caught in a layer of slush on the road, causing it to veer towards the shoulder of County Road 70 and Kenrick Avenue. At that point they suspect the driver over-corrected, causing the truck to roll and slide into the frigid pond.
The driver was trapped in the cab, which fortunately was not underwater, for 15 to 20 minutes until rescue crews were able to pull him from the wreckage. Fire officials say his injuries were not significant, but the driver was taken to a local hospital for observation.
The propane tank on the truck was punctured during the wreck, and a decision was made to let the high pressure gas empty before removing the truck from the pond.
Crawling with crab
A perfect storm of weather, strong catches and domoic acid worries has led to a glut of crab on the market, overwhelming processors and making it harder for fishermen to find buyers for the high-value crustacean.
Dave Hubbard, captain of the fishing vessel Katrina, said he waited 58 hours to unload 25,000 pounds of crab his crew had caught between Garibaldi and Klipsan Beach, Washington. On Monday, the Katrina docked at the Port of Astoria’s Pier 2, its catch unloaded by workers from Bornstein Seafoods.
Hubbard said processors were hit by icy weather on land preventing delivery trucks and workers from coming and going. The processors have boats on catch limits, he said, based on the amount of crab pots they drop.
“Everyone’s jammed up,” said Steve Fick, owner of Fishhawk Fisheries in Astoria.
On Monday morning, Fick said, he bought several thousand pounds or crab off a fishing boat that usually goes to Bornstein Seafoods, part of the way processors in friendly competition try to help each other and fishermen. With the amount of crab on the market, he said, processors might not do too well, either.
Communist Public Schools Brainwashing Children To Accept Sharia Law
A group of parents in Southern Indiana has expressed alarm and anger because their children in the local taxpayer-funded middle school are learning that Sharia law is a delightful concept beloved by women forced to live under its yoke.
The Sharia-related assignment at issue is for seventh-grade students at Highland Hills Middle School, just north of Louisville, reports The Courier-Journal, the main regional newspaper.
The assignment provides a reading passage ostensibly written by a 20-year-old woman named Ahlima who resides in Saudi Arabia.
Ahlima says she feels “very fortunate” to be governed by Sharia law — the notorious Islamic penal code which, in countries such as Saudi Arabia, includes the practice of cutting off the hands of criminals who steal. She observes that she is about to become some guy’s second wife. She supports the repressive clothes women in Saudi Arabia must wear. “I understand that some foreigners see our dress as a way of keeping women from being equal,” Ahlima writes. “I find Western women’s clothing to be horribly immodest.”
Ahlima is, of course, completely fictional. She is a character who appears to have sprung from the imagination of Sharon Coletti, the president of InspirEd Educators. Colleti — whose business website is a veritable cornucopia of comic sans font — said the completely fictitious character of Ahlima is based on someone she once saw being interviewed on a television news program.
Parents say the assignment disregards the ultra-oppressive lack of freedom and the morass of human rights violations which exist in Saudi Arabia and under Sharia law in some Muslim countries.
“The way that the worksheet is left would be like describing how effective Hitler was at nationalizing Germany and creating patriotism but leaving out that he slaughtered 6 million Jews,” frustrated parent Dean Hohl declared at a recent New Albany-Floyd County school board meeting, according to The Courier-Journal.
“I’m just not okay with my daughter — or any child that age — leaving class with the understanding that anything about Sharia law is okay,” Hohl also said.
RT First Victim To Obama's New NDAA Internet Censorship Regulations
Dataminr, the Twitter-based news-breaking service that supports news agencies around the world, has denied RT service, with immediate effect.
The US digital start-up has yet to provide any official explanation behind the decision, but referred to a "review of how we work with government agencies" during a call in which RT was informed of the service denial.
“Per our November 30, 2016 notice to you, Dataminr is electing not to renew the Renewal Term. As such, your Agreement ended on December 31, 2016,” Dataminr’s Legal Team said in an email received by RT on Wednesday, after the service was terminated without further explanation.
The piece titled 'Twitter chooses Russia over the US' claimed "Vladimir Putin’s agents" would have "access to tweets" through the RT partnership. RT denies that assertion as groundless and untrue.
The FBI was granted access to Dataminr analysis in November 2016, reported on by RT at the time, with the bureau citing the use of Twitter by terrorist organizations “and other criminals to communicate, recruit, and raise funds for illegal activity.”
Dataminr gave the FBI information, letting the bureau “search the complete Twitter firehose, in near-real time, with customizable filters.”
However, this seemed to contradict with Twitter’s policy of denying access to its data to “investigate, track, or surveil Twitter's users.”
In December the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) questioned Dataminr’s relationship with ‘Fusion centers’ - federally funded cyber-spy units. This prompted Twitter to confirm to the ACLU that Dataminr would cease all surveillance tool provision to local, state or federal government clients.
“We’re very disappointed,” said RT's Head of Social Media Ivor Crotty. “Dataminr has a monopoly on analyzing the Twitter ‘firehose’ [the full flow of all Tweets in real time] and we’ve been using it successfully across the RT group for a year. It's an unfortunate symptom of the fear and loathing gripping the United States and I hope it alleviates soon.”
The latest news comes hours after RT was blocked from posting anything, but texts on Facebook – the first time ever such a matter has arisen.
According to the Facebook bot, the ban was to last until Saturday 10:55pm Moscow time (2:55pm EST), which would have potentially prevented RT from live streaming Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony.
Obama Makes a U-turn, Commutes Whistleblower Manning's Sentence
With barely 72 hours left in office, President Barack Obama Tuesday did an abrupt U-turn on his years-long assault on government leaks and showed leniency toward two military figures who’d helped make public highly sensitive secrets.
Both Democrats and Republicans said they were bewildered – even angered – by Obama’s commutation of the 35-year prison term of Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence specialist who turned over some 700,000 classified and sensitive diplomatic documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks.
Obama also pardoned retired Marine Gen. James Cartwright, the former vice-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who pleaded guilty to lying to federal investigators when he denied that he revealed to the New York Times the existence of a highly classified campaign to cripple Iran’s nuclear program with a computer worm. The Stuxnet virus crippled Iran’s delicate nuclear equipment and was the first major use in history of a digital weapon.
For most of his two terms in office, Obama relentlessly sought to prosecute those who spilled government secrets, trying to deter others from following suit. Republican and Democratic critics said Tuesday’s commutation rendered that effort worthless.
The White House said Obama would issue new pardons and commutations Thursday, raising questions about the future of WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange, an Australian national who has been in refuge at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since 2012 fighting extradition to Sweden over sexual assault charges.
WikiLeaks last week posted a tweet saying Assange, who for years has voiced fears that Sweden would turn him over to stand trial in U.S. courts, would “agree to US extradition” if Obama offered clemency to Manning.
12-year-old girl live streams her suicide
A tormented Georgia girl livestreamed her suicide in her front yard — and local police say they are powerless to take down the disturbing, now-viral footage.
Katelyn Nicole Davis, 12, filmed her hanging outside her Cedartown home on Dec. 30 after claiming that she had been sexually abused by a family member.
She spent the first half of the 42-minute video talking about the assault before saying “goodbye.”
Katelyn then kicked out a bucket that she’d been standing on.
But the video doesn’t end after Davis takes her last breath.
Instead, it continues — showing her dangling from a tree for about 20 minutes while a woman shouts her name off camera
Belgian Aristocratic Pedophile Ring Exposed
A former child sex slave sold into a Belgian aristocratic paedophile ring where boys and girls were raped, tortured and murdered has revealed the horrors of her five years of abuse.
Anneke Lucas, 53, was sold into the murderous paedophile network in Belgium when she was just six years old in 1969.
Recalling her sickening abuse, she said: 'I was raped many, many, many times. I don't have any scars to show how many times I was raped.'
'Usually it was a full night and weekend and so I gathered I was raped for about six hours a week - more than 1,700 hours before I reached the age of 12.'
Speaking to MailOnline, she said: 'I was first taken to the paedophile ring when I was six by a woman who worked as a cleaning lady for my mother. She and her husband took me away for a weekend to babysit me and it was her husband who took me to the paedophile ring.
'Later on, my mother got involved and then she started to take me herself. My mother was never really a mother. She was a very sick woman and a psychopath.'
It was around her sixth birthday Miss Lucas was taken to an orgy for the first time, in a castle.
She was used for an S&M show, chained up with an iron dog collar and made to eat human faeces.
'Afterwards, left lying there like a broken object, I felt so humiliated', she said.
Bravely speaking out about her horrifying ordeal on the Global Citizen, she said: 'The adult men that were part of the network were there for various reasons.
'There was a lot of alcohol and a lot of drugs. The children were a commodity, the highest and more valued commodity, and used for sex.
'No child deserves what I went through, or what millions of children go through.'
Children were scared into silence and members of the network killed those who threatened to go to the police.
MAGA! Walmart to Create 10,000 Retail Jobs, 24,000 Construction Jobs
Walmart announced Tuesday it would be creating 10,000 jobs in the United States this year, a number that’s on par with the amount of jobs the store has created in previous years, as President-elect Donald Trump puts pressure on companies to create more jobs in the U.S.
The new jobs will be retail jobs for Walmart’s 59 new stores planned for the next fiscal year that starts in February or e-commerce jobs, but there will also be 24,000 new construction jobs created in order to build the new stores, Reuters reports.
Walmart said the number of new jobs is about the same as previous years, and is part of $6.8 billion in capital investments in the U.S. for the new fiscal year which starts Feb. 1.
The investments also include construction and remodeling of stores and distribution centers as well as expansion of new services such as online grocery pickup, KWTV reported.
“Our 2017 plans to grow our business … will have a meaningful impact on the country,” Executive Vice President Dan Bartlett said in a statement.
Walmart also said it would open 160 training academies around the country, adding to the 40 that already exist. The company aims to provide up to six weeks of specialty training to 225,000 workers, the company said.
Walmart’s job announcement comes after the store had to close 154 poor-performing U.S. stores and slash 10,000 jobs in January 2016, USA Today reports.
Odd! Head of DC National Guard to be Removed From Post in Middle of Inauguration!?
The U.S. Army general who heads the D.C. National Guard and is an integral part of overseeing the inauguration said Friday he will be removed from command effective Jan. 20, 12:01 p.m., just as Donald J. Trump is sworn in as president.
Maj. Gen. Errol R. Schwartz’s departure will come in the midst of the presidential ceremony — classified as a national special security event — and while thousands of his troops are deployed to help protect the nation’s capital during an inauguration he has spent months helping to plan.
“The timing is extremely unusual,” Schwartz said in an interview Friday morning, confirming a memo announcing his ouster that was obtained by The Washington Post. During the inauguration, Schwartz would command not only the members of the D.C. guard but also an additional 5,000 unarmed troops sent in from across the country to help. He also would oversee military air support protecting the nation’s capital during the inauguration.
“My troops will be on the street,” Schwartz, who turned 65 in October, said. “I’ll see them off but I won’t be able to welcome them back to the armory.” He said that he would “never plan to leave a mission in the middle of a battle.”
Unlike in states, where the governor appoints the National Guard commander, in the District that duty falls to the president.
Schwartz, who was appointed to head the guard by President George W. Bush in 2008, maintained the position through President Obama’s two terms. He said his orders came from the Pentagon in the form of an e-mail that names his successor, an interim brigadier general, who takes over Jan. 20 at 12:01 p.m.
U.S. Army Maj. Jamie Davis, a spokesman at the Department of Defense, said Schwartz is classified as a “non-career status employee.” He noted that the interim commander starting Jan. 20 “is ready to assume complete mission” and handle the inauguration.
As is customary, Schwartz, like other presidential appointees, submitted a letter of resignation to give the new administration a clean start. He’d done so before, but the Obama administration twice declined to accept. The Trump transition team made the decision to accept Schwartz’s resignation, according to a military official with knowledge of the situation.
Members of Trump’s transition team did not immediately respond for comment.
Schwartz got the news in an e-mail from the Pentagon that announced the appointment of the interim commander.
Another military official with knowledge of the process said that the Trump transition team receives lists of political appointees and they can decide which resignations to accept. Army officials declined to comment on that part of the process. All resignations are effective at 12:01 p.m. on Inauguration Day.
D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) blasted the decision to remove Schwartz, particularly in the midst of the inauguration.
Close Clinton Friend Arrested For Threatening To Kill Trump
One of Hillary Clinton’s close friends has been arrested for publicly threatening to assassinate President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday.
Miami Breach police arrested 51 year old Dominic Puopolo after he threatened to kill Trump at the upcoming Friday inauguration. Puopolo donated $20,000 to the Democratic National Committee and is a member of a prominent northeast family close to Bill and Hillary Clinton.
Dominic Puopolo, 51, posted a strange video on his Twitter account Monday, under the username @jesuschrist1704, saying, “This is the 16th of January, 2017, this is a message per prayer, I was requested to type this in and post it. Yes, I’ll be at the review stand at the inauguration, and I’m going to kill President Trump.”
He continued his menacing threat, “What are you gonna do about it, Secret Service? My name’s Dominic Joseph Puopolo, no junior. I have 3 girls, 1 boy, 3 wives, and I have a question for you. My other name is Lord Jesus Christ. What are you gonna do about it? I challenge you. I’m following orders. What are you going to do about it?”
Secret Service did do something about it. According to a Miami Beach police report, they arrested Puopolo Tuesday afternoon around 4:00 p.m. at a Subway restaurant in Miami Beach, where he admitted that he had posted the video and told officers he was homeless. The police report was released Wednesday, and jail records show Puopolo is being held without bail, on charges of threatening harm to a public servant.
Puopolo is not the typical Trump protester. He donated $20,000 to the Democratic National Committee in 1996, and is a family friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton. His mother, Sonia Mercedes Morales Puopolo, and his sister, Sonia Tita Puopolo were reportedly especially close to Hillary Clinton. Records show his sister has donated $4,000 to Hillary Clinton’s campaigns.
Additionally, his mother, who was married to successful businessman Dominic J. Puopolo Sr, was killed in the 9/11 terrorist attack. The Daily Mail reported that Sonia was one of the 92 people on American Airlines Flight 11 when it crashed into the World Trace Center’s north tower, and was sitting only two seats away from terrorist Mohammad Atta. Her wedding ring was found in the rubble at Ground Zero.
Hillary Clinton sat with the Puopolo family at the funeral service for Sonia on October 6, 2001 in Boston, where she delivered the eulogy.
Massive Violence Planned at the Border: Is This the Beginning of Red Dawn?
Massive Violence Planned at the Border: Is This the Beginning of Red Dawn?
Five days ago, several publications noted that the border crossing at San Yisidro, CA. was shut down twice in a 24 hour period. Gas-price protesters took over inspection lanes of El Chaparral last Saturday afternoon, traffic going north from Mexico into the United States at the San Ysidro Port of Entry.
It was clear that this was a planned event and for very specific reasons that I will be revealing in the next 24 hours, I believe that paramilitary planners from Central America are probing our Border Patrol’s response strategies as a possible prelude to invasion.
At minimum, I fear that more massive border events are planned that will result in bloodshed. At maximum, I am very fearful that this is phase one of a Red Dawn invasion of the United States.
A Mexican citizen communicated to me that the country is on the verge of revolution and that the cartels are fueling the controversy. I was directed to the following English translation from a Mexican publication. As the reader will see, if these events turn violent, the location of the trouble is just a hop, skip and a jump from the border.
From Mexico Daily News
“Gasoline began flowing again yesterday in Mexicali, Baja California, after gas price protesters were persuaded to abandon their blockade of a Pemex distribution terminal.
The protest began six days ago but the number of protesters had dwindled to about 20 by Tuesday after taxi drivers accepted a tax break and left the blockade at La Rosita.
All the gas stations in the municipality were forced to close the same day for lack of fuel.
The remaining protesters had vowed to stay until gas prices were standardized with those of the U.S.
But they changed their minds after security forces arrived and advised that if they did not withdraw they would be removed by force.
Student shoots teacher and classmates before killing himself at Mexican private school
A 15-year-old student opened fire at a private school in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey on Wednesday, shooting a teacher and two other students in the head before killing himself. Another student suffered lesser injuries in the shootings, which were captured on a chilling video posted to social media.
Nuevo Leon state Gov. Jaime Rodriguez said the shooter died at a hospital and that his three victims with head wounds were "fighting between life and death." The boy wounded in the arm was out of danger.
A video, apparently from the school's surveillance camera, shows a female teacher handing out materials and students seated at their desks when a boy opens fire with a pistol from a sitting position, hitting a boy sitting in front of him, who immediately slumps to the ground.
He next shoots the teacher, who was looking in another direction, and she falls to the ground. The boy rises from his seat and walks around, firing shots at his classmates, before turning the gun on himself.
His first shot apparently misses his head, and then he runs out of bullets. The shooter runs to his backpack, apparently to reload, as his classmates cower at their desks. He appears to say something to the surviving students, who begin to rush for the door, and then he shoots himself in the head and falls to the ground.
The crowded classroom was left with a jumble of overturned chairs, blood and fallen students.
Fight Against Slavery group advertises for staff to work for free
An anti-slavery group has sparked outrage by advertising for a part-time PA to work for free.
The post, which appeared on Gumtree, asks for jobseekers to apply for an 'unpaid internship' at the organisation Fight Against Slavery.
The advert says the successful applicant will meet with company boards to 'discuss ethical standards', oversee project management, set budgets and develop a strategic plan.
The worker - who is expected to work up to 10 hours a week - will also have responsibility for making 'strategy and cost decisions', despite being a volunteer.
The advert appears to have been posted by Fight Against Slavery, which describes itself as a 'new charity' based in the City of London.
However, the group does not have a website and is not yet registered with the Charity Commission, as it required by all UK charities.
A message from 8chan owner Jim Watkins
Greetings everyone, It has come to my attention that the mods at /n/ have been deleting the crab/propane/India threads. I have since instructed them to allow those threads so I encourage all of you to post crab propane and India threads as they are important and relevant news articles.
I have also re-hired Josh after he gave me a really good blowjob last night and hotwheels is in the hospital after I broke his asshole during a hot rape session last week.
COMMIES BTFO! Trump’s New Presidential Limo Comes With A Shotgun, Tear Gas Cannon
The “Cadillac One” limousine, set to debut on Inauguration Day, is an upgrade from previous “Beasts” used by former President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama.
General Motors has not commented on the vehicle, but it does currently hold contracts worth nearly $16 million that run through 2017 for work on the “next generation parade limousine.”
The vehicle will replace nearly a dozen limos that have served with Obama since 2009, Autoweek reported.
The limo will be stocked with the President’s blood type in case of emergencies and come loaded with a front-mounted tear gas cannon as well as a shotgun.
It will also come with military-grade armor plating that can resist armor-piercing bullets and a roadside bomb from underneath. The interior has also been sealed to prevent chemical weapons attacks.
The “Cadillac One” will cost roughly $1.5 million and won’t be made available for the public.
One by one, the workers went down a manhole. Then silence. All are dead.
By the time a Key Largo firefighter climbed into the same hole near Lake Surprise in a desperate attempt to save the men, they were dead. And within seconds, the firefighter was also overcome by poisonous gas and was fighting for his life.
The hole, just wide enough to fit a body and about 15 feet deep, was filled with hydrogen sulfide and methane gas created from years of rotted vegetation. It was so poisonous, Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay said, that the firefighter was unconscious within seconds.
Ramsay’s description of the tragedy was like a stack of dominoes cascading downward. The first man, the sheriff said, removed a manhole cover and went underground. Then silence. A second man climbed down in search of his coworker and he, too, lost consciousness. Desperate, a third man climbed into the same hole and was immediately overcome by fumes.
None of the four men wore masks or carried the vitally important air packs that likely would have saved their lives. Ramsay said his detectives and workers from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will investigate the deadly incident for extreme stupidity
Gay Indian man threatened with ‘corrective rape’ by his own family
A young man in India has been beaten and threatened with rape after his family found out he was living with his gay partner.
According to the India Times, the young man known as ‘Sanjoy’ was subjected to a string of physical and emotional abuse from his family in the city of Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta. After his parents found out that Sanjoy, in his early 20s, is gay and living with his partner, they hired local thugs to beat him and torment him psychologically.
Black Beatles and the ever growing threat of Corporate Memes
>"Rae Sremmurd and Gucci Mane’s hit collaboration “Black Beatles” is an unlikely chart-topper."
Basically, some nigs made an instrumental EDM song that somehow managed to stay #1 on the charts for 7 non-consecutive weeks. Bear in mind that outside of Get Lucky and stuff with features off of Random Access Memories, most of Daft Punk's stuff never made it past around #60 despite their popularity
This begs the question, what happened?
>Interscope Records' marketing maestro Gunner Safron revealed that a non-traditional creative partnership between the label and Pizzaslime, a music blog-turned-internet-culture brand, was key to the viral success of “Black Beatles.” Saffron told P&P that he recognized Sremmurd’s viral potential from the start:
>"With Rae Sremmurd specifically, their music fits so well into memes and short form content right, so the goal was to become the soundtrack to all the things that plug up your timeline. I knew if we could build some momentum by increasing awareness and feeding the right audience we had a shot at this thing taking off."
A music company used a meme to propel what would have been a shitty song to #1 on the billboard. This happened recently, and arguably is a disturbing sign that the powers that be (i.e NWO and ZOG cronies) are now recognizing the potential of memes and are now finding ways to produce them organically.
Scientology's UK HQ angers residents by felling trees in conservation area
The church of Scientology has angered neighbours at its UK headquarters by expanding its facilities without planning consent and felling trees in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty.
Residents close to the sprawling HQ near East Grinstead in West Sussex have accused the church of “selfishly and arrogantly” carrying out “destructive development plans before authorisation” by building a coach and minibus park before securing planning permission.
People in the hamlet of St Hill Green are objecting to noise and light pollution and what they say is the destruction of wildlife habitats, including the cutting down of 22 trees. A planning application has now been lodged for retrospective consent.
Locals have also raised concerns that some councillors have declared gifts or hospitality from the church, including gala dinners at its St Hill Green HQ attended by Tom Cruise, Scientology’s most famous adherent, and its California-based leader David Miscavige.
The politicians who were entertained by the church include four members of East Grinstead town council’s planning committee, the council’s mayor and two district councillors who represent the ward. The council’s planning committee is to give its view on the planning application on Monday before Mid Sussex district council makes the final decision.
barack obama gives $500million to green climate fund before giving up presidency
Barack Obama has heeded calls to help secure the future of the historic Paris agreement by transferring a second $500m instalment to the Green Climate Fund, just three days before he leaves office.
The fund was a key aspect of the Paris agreement signed in 2015, which aims to keep global warming “well below” 2C and aspires to keep warming to 1.5C.
Established in 2010, it is financed by wealthy countries and used to assist developing countries with adaptation and mitigation. It was widely seen as a key measure to bring both rich and poor countries to the negotiating table.
The US committed to transferring $3bn to the fund. The new instalment leaves $2bn owing, with the incoming president, Donald Trump, expected to cease any further payments.
The move followed a large campaign, with more than 100 organisations and nearly 100,000 people calling for Obama to transfer the full $2.5bn owed to the fund.
“The Obama administration is refusing to let president-elect Trump’s posse of oil barons and climate deniers dictate how the world responds to the climate crisis,” said Tamar Lawrence-Samuel, of Corporate Accountability International, which led the campaign.
St. Louis Cop Searched Woman's Vagina for Drugs in Public — and Found None, Suit Alleges
The litigation stems from the night of October 19, 2012, when Robinson was riding with two other people in north St. Louis following a Cardinals game. Hawkins and her partner spotted the car making a U-turn on Goodfellow Boulevard around 10:45 p.m. Theorizing that the driver was trying to avoid a police checkpoint down the road, they pulled the car over near the 3400 block of Goodfellow.
During a search of the car's occupants, Hawkins would later allege in an incident report that she caught Robinson trying to hide a bag of weed inside her underwear — and trying to conceal a crack rock beneath her left foot.
But while the lawsuit concedes that Robinson relinquished a small baggie of weed to Hawkins, Robinson denies possessing crack. The suit alleges that Hawkins accused her of slipping something else inside her pants — and marched her, handcuffed, approximately 200 feet to a nearby tractor trailer parking lot.
Robinson pleaded to be searched in a police station, but the detective insisted that the search take place right there. Hawkins put in a radio call, requesting a a pair of rubber gloves.
Soon after, a male officer in a patrol car arrived with the gloves.
Soon after, a male officer in a patrol car arrived with the gloves.
From the lawsuit:
Defendant Hawkins put the gloves on, turned Plaintiff around so as to face the male officer, and began unbuttoning Plaintiff’s pants. At this time, Plaintiff was crying hysterically and begging Defendant Hawkins to take her to jail and search her there. … Defendant Hawkins instead forced Plaintiff to bend over and placed her fingers inside Plaintiff’s vagina. … After finding no drugs on Plaintiff during the course of this unreasonable and unlawful search, Defendant Hawkins fastened Plaintiff’s pants and slammed her with excessive force into the parked trailer.
Robinson was arrested on suspicion of two counts of drug possession, but criminal charges were never formally filed by the city's Circuit Attorney.
Instead, Robinson filed a complaint with the department's internal affairs division. Nine months later, the department responded with a letter addressed to Robinson's home in Overland; however, in the lawsuit Robinson says that the letter never arrived.
Hollingshead says his client hopes a sizable verdict will finally convince the city to crack down of its officers' abusive tendencies.
"This is one of the most corrupt police departments in the country. They just don't learn," he says. "I know Kayla's hope is that is that a jury finally hits the city with a big enough number so the city says ‘OK, fine. We’re going to stop doing this.’"
In a statement provided by her lawyer, Robinson writes that she harbors no hatred towards police. In 2012, she had been studying for a degree in criminal justice, planning to become a police officer herself.
Those plans have changed.
Groundbreaking Study Shows Half of Cancer Patients are Killed by Chemo — NOT Cancer
The cancer patient killer – chemotherapy. A groundbreaking study shows that up to 50 percent of cancer patients die from the drugs, not the disease. Researchers from Public Health England and Cancer Research UK, who performed the study, examined the numbers of cancer patients who died within 30 days of beginning chemotherapy; indicating the treatment, not cancer, as the cause of death.
Big pharmaceuticals rake in droves of funds off of their victims directly before they are slaughtered by the “solution” not the problem. Countless times we the people get told, that Big Pharma knows best, but now for the first time – cancer research shows otherwise.
Thousands of patients were examined within this study, and within the study, they included all women with breast cancer and all men and women with lung cancer residing in England, who were 24 years or older and who started a cycle of SACT in 2014.
The researchers then calculated the 30-day mortality after the most recent period of SACT for those patients. For the study the researchers did logistic regression analysis, adjusting for relevant factors, to examine whether patient, tumor, or treatment-related factors were associated with the risk of 30-day mortality.
For each cancer type and intent, the researchers calculated 30-day mortality rates and patient volume at the hospital trust level and contrasted these in a funnel plot.
The Findings: https://www.dropbox.com/s/w2omed2unfop7jo/cancer.pdf
Between Jan 1, and Dec, 31, 2014, we included 23 228 patients with breast cancer and 9634 patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in our regression and trust-level analyses. 30-day mortality increased with age for both patients with breast cancer and patients with NSCLC treated with curative intent, and decreased with age for patients receiving palliative SACT (breast curative: odds ratio [OR] 1·085, 99% CI 1·040–1·132; p<0·0001; NSCLC curative: 1·045, 1·013–1·079; p=0·00033; breast palliative: 0·987, 0·977–0·996; p=0·00034; NSCLC palliative: 0·987, 0·976–0·998; p=0·0015).
30-day mortality was also significantly higher for patients receiving their fi rst reported curative or palliative SACT versus those who received SACT previously (breast palliative: OR 2·326 99% CI 1·634–3·312; p<0·0001; NSCLC curative: 3·371, 1·554–7·316; p<0·0001; NSCLC palliative: 2·667, 2·109–3·373; p<0·0001), and for patients with worse general wellbeing (performance status 2–4) versus those who were generally well (breast curative: 6·057, 1·333–27·513; p=0·0021; breast palliative: 6·241, 4·180–9·319; p<0·0001; NSCLC palliative: 3·384, 2·276–5·032; p<0·0001). We identified trusts with mortality rates in excess of the 95% control limits; this included seven for curative breast cancer, four for palliative breast cancer, fi ve for curative NSCLC, and seven for palliative NSCLC.
Shockingly, the chemotherapy mortality rate shows that up to 50% of cancer patients, treated with chemo, died from chemo – not cancer. Big pharma does not know best; chemotherapy is a horrific ‘solution’ to cancer. Other solutions exist, but don’t expect your mainstream doctor to prescribe them. Interestingly enough, also according to the study, the 50% mortality rate could in part be based on doctor discretion. Leaving up to question if the doctors were being paid commission by Big Pharma for chemo-patients.
I’m a GYN & Gwyneth Paltrow's putting rocks in her cunt is a bad idea
Dear Gwyneth Paltrow, I’m a GYN and your vaginal jade cunt eggs are a bad idea
Dear Ms. Paltrow,
I’ve been reading all about the jade cunt eggs you are selling on GOOP for $55-66 a pop and the corresponding interview with a jade egg enthusiast.Quite frankly women have more compelling health interests right now, however, I have been asked by so many people about your cunt rocks that I felt it necessary to drop you a line.
I read the post on GOOP and all I can tell you is it is the biggest load of garbage I have read on your site since
It’s even worse than claiming bras cause cancer. But hey, you aren’t one to let facts get in the way of profiting from snake oil.
My issue begins with the very start of your post on jade eggs specifically that “queens and concubines used them to keep their vaginas in shape for emperors.” Nothing says female empowerment more than the only reason to do this is for your man!
As for the recommendation that women sleep with a jade egg in their vaginas I would like to point out that jade is porous which could allow bacteria to get inside and so the egg could act like a fomite. This is not good, in case you were wondering. It could be a risk factor for bacterial vaginosis or even the potentially deadly toxic shock syndrome.
I don't make this stuff up
Melanie Shaw Given Two Years Following Secret Court Hearing
On Wednesday 11 January 2016, Melanie Shaw, the whistleblower on the horrific abuse of children which occurred at the then county council-run Beechwood Children's Home in Nottinghamshire in the late 1980s, was given a two-year custodial sentence in a secret court hearing.
The nature of the charge against her is unclear and that information is refused when requested of court staff. The case took place late yesterday morning but it did not appear on any court lists until the hearing was past.
Melanie Shaw did not appear in person in court for this hearing, which was conducted by video link from her prison, as has also been the case with previous of her court 'appearances'. She states that without fail, whenever in the past she has given testimony by such video link, she has been cut off on the pretext that "you were shouting", which she denies.
The effect of this is to prevent her testimony from going on the court record, as well as to prevent her as defendant from hearing certain deliberations and assertions being made in the courtroom.
In addition, UK Column News is very confident that at this particular secret hearing, no member of the public was present, and particularly not any of the supporters who have been following Melanie Shaw's case very closely. The public is therefore entirely dependent on any transcripts—accurate and complete or otherwise—which may be produced in order to find out what was said at the hearing.
Time already served by Melanie Shaw in prison on remand, namely 11 months, mostly in solitary confinement, does not appear to have been set against the two-year custodial sentence imposed yesterday.
Melanie Shaw is one of the few child abuse whistleblowers who is prepared to name politicians as having been among the abusers of her fellow inmates, some of whom she asserts were murdered on site at Beechwood. Her reminiscences date from 1987, in which year the Cabinet was constituted of these politicians until the general election that May and of these politicians thereafter. (This does not constitute an allegation by UK Column News that any particular Cabinet minister at the above links was an abuser.)
Melanie Shaw's correspondence address in prison is:
HMP Foston Hall
Be Armed, Be Prepared: Inauguration 'Protesters' Plan To Destroy Property And Disrupt Balls
On the day of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, Soros' hired "protesters" are planning an anti-capitalist march, road blockades and disruptions to inauguration balls. The protests will likely include property destruction, a source with intimate knowledge of the protest plans told The Daily Caller Friday.
The blockades are not limited to roads but will also be at every security checkpoint, the source said. The source added that the protesters blockading each checkpoint will represent a different liberal cause such as climate change or money in politics.
A group called #DisruptJ20 is the most active in the planned protests for the inauguration.
Organizers for #DisruptJ20 are planning to kick off the inauguration protests on Jan. 18 with a gay dance party outside of Vice President-elect Mike Pence’s Chevy Chase, MD home.
If Soros money and its ilk proves effective, inauguration day on January 20th will become one of the largest demonstrations on record, with a group calling itself #DISRUPTJ20 planning to block “peaceful transition” and disrupt Trump’s swearing in.
Fox News reported Friday on audio of a protester saying #Disrupt20 plans to “crash” the pro-Trump “Deploraball” on January 19, which The Daily Caller’s source confirmed.
The Fox News report also described an anti-capitalist protest emanating from Logan Square on the morning of the inauguration. The individual with intimate knowledge of the protests told TheDC that property damage will likely result from the protest.
Thousands of police officers from across the nation, 5,000 National Guard troops and local police will be providing security for the inauguration security.
Interim Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham said at a recent press conference that the D.C. police were made aware of protest plans by anarchists and that they will be “able to handle it. “
The investigative report revealed that the products were being falsely labelled as popular brands su
The investigative report revealed that the products were being falsely labelled as popular brands such as Nestlé, Knorr and Lee Kum Kee.
It appears that one of the Nestlé products they were counterfeiting is Maggi seasoning sauce, commonly found in Asian supermarkets.
Ingredients for the fake food seasonings include tap water and industrial-grade salt, which is banned from human consumption in China because it can cause damage to the liver and kidneys due to the presence of cancer-causing agents and heavy metals.
Trump Blacklists 'Never Trump' RINOs: Traitors Will Not Be Hired In The New Administration
After putting their names on a “Never Trump” list during the presidential campaign, scores of national security Republicans are now wondering why their names seem to be on a do-not-hire list at the White House.
“If called upon by President-elect Donald Trump, they stand ready to serve their country again,” The Washington Post reports. “But their phones aren’t ringing. Their entreaties to Trump Tower in New York have mostly gone unanswered.”
These veterans of past Republican administrations are some of the biggest names in the Republican national security world, including the first Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, retired Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden, who formerly directed the CIA and the NSA, and former trade ambassadors Carla Hills and Robert Zoellick. Unlike others who were silent or stayed neutral during the presidential campaign, these people spoke out publicly and decidedly against Trump.
“We commit ourselves to working energetically to prevent the election of someone so utterly unfitted to the office,” read one particularly harsh letter signed by 122 of these GOP national security leaders. They called his trade policies “a recipe for disaster” and said his view of American influence and power on the world stage is “wildly inconsistent” and “unmoored in principle.” He has “utter contempt” for Mexico, the letter said, and “endangers” the safety of Muslims. He is “fundamentally dishonest,” they added.
But now that Trump is hiring, some of them are surprised and concerned to see their friends flirt with the incoming administration regarding potential jobs, while they remain empty handed, stuck in what WaPo calls a “state of indefinite limbo.”
Trump’s political advisers have put them on a blacklist, some of them told WaPo, maybe even an “enemies” list. “It’s hostile,” one person told WaPo on condition of anonymity. “It’s not just that we’re frozen out. … I was told they said there was an enemies list.”
MAGA! Hyundai Motor Plans to Invest Up to $3.1 Billion in US Plants, Create Jobs
Sponsored by >>>/goodnews/
Hyundai's latest investment plan represents a almost 50% increase from $2.1 billion the group invested in the USA during the previous five-year term.
Chung Jin-haeng, president of the group, has denied this decision is in response to pressure from Trump.
Amid criticism from president-elect Donald Trump of some vehicle manufacturers' North American manufacturing investment strategies, Hyundai-Kia is stressing that it plans high levels of investment in its United States operations over the next five years.
Mr. Chung said Hyundai is also considering a new US factory to build high-margin, high-demand models such as a USA -specific sport utility vehicle and the Genesis premium sedan.
"We are studying the plan diligently", he said, adding that whether or not to build a new plant will depend on demand.
Hyundai Motor and Kia join a growing list of automakers announcing investments in the USA, even though they have yet to be singled out by Trump.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA.MI) has also said it would invest $1 billion in two existing plants in the US, creating what it says will be 2,000 new jobs. Carmakers are eager to cooperate with the incoming administration as they prepare to ask for favors including weaker fuel economy rules and lower corporate taxes.
Hyundai have said between 30 percent and 40 percent of the investment would be in Research and Development whilst they also hope to develop self-driving and eco-friendly technologies.
"The U.S. market is strategically a very important market for us and success or failure there is a barometer of our success globally", Chung said.
Chung said Hyundai will start production at Kia's Mexico factory this year as planned, but added that he was "agonising" over the plant's production capacity. "Our interest in the USA market is consistent regardless of the government of the day". Kia's factory in West Point, Georgia is also at full tilt, producing 360,000 units of the Optima sedan and Sorento SUV a year.
Kia Motor said last year that it plans to build 400,000 vehicles a year at its Mexico plant, but a spokesman said on Tuesday that the annual capacity figure was subject to change.
MAGA! LKQ Corp To Add 150 Jobs and New HQ in Tennessee
A publicly traded automotive company plans to build an expanded regional headquarters in Nashville, adding 150 jobs over the next five years.
The Tuesday announcement signals more growth coming for Middle Tennessee's bustling automotive industry, which is headlined by Nissan North America's headquarters and Smyrna factory, which is the busiest car factory on the continent, as well as a General Motors plant in Spring Hill. The forthcoming expansion by LKQ Corp. (Nasdaq: LKQ) points to the ripple effect those major anchors can have by attracting related companies in the supply chain and distribution aspects of the industry.
LKQ, headquartered in Chicago, currently employs about 400 people at its office building in Grassmere Park and a facility in La Vergne. The auto parts distributor plans to build a 100,000-square-foot office building to house all those workers and provide room to add 150 jobs over the following five years — growth of close to 40 percent.
A request for comment is pending with company executives. A state press release announcing the growth did not indicate where in Davidson County LKQ might locate. Previously, the company had been in talks to lease about 100,000 square feet in the former Macy's at the former Hickory Hollow Mall in Antioch. The building is owned by Brentwood-based Crestview Funds. Tom Corcoran, who manages the investment firm, said he does not have a lease in place with LKQ and is unaware of the company's current plans.
It was not immediately clear how much that new building might cost to create, or where it would be located. A state press release did not indicate whether incentives are involved with the expansion. LKQ is in talks with the state for incentives tied to the expansion and is eligible to receive those grants, according to Scott Harrison, a spokesman for the state Department of Economic and Community Development.
“This expansion effort will ensure that LKQ can continue to meet the growing demand for our products in North America and around the world. We are grateful to Davidson County and the state of Tennessee for their continued support as we invest in our shared future,” Justin Jude, the company's senior vice president of operations, said in a statement.
Wikileaks' Assange to hand himself in and be extradited to the US,Hopes Trump will show mercy
Julian Assange is going to face extradition to the US and finally leave the Ecuadorian embassy, Wikileaks has indicated.
Mr Assange promised last week that, if Barack Obama granted clemency to Chelsea Manning, he would hand himself in and go to the US to face a court case. The outgoing US president used his final hours to free the former soldier, who was jailed for handing over classified documents to Wikileaks.
Wikileaks had tweeted last week: "If Obama grants Manning clemency Assange will agree to US extradition despite clear unconstitutionality of DoJ (Department of Justice) case." At that time such a pardon was thought unlikely, but the Obama administration announced last night that it would let Ms Manning go free nearly 30 years early.
Wikileaks and Mr Assange had a central role in the election of Donald Trump. The organisation published private emails sent by and to Hillary Clinton's campaign manager in the days running up to the election, for instance.
Intelligence agencies have suggested those emails came from a hack by the Russian government, but Mr Assange denied they were from "state parties".
Some have even suggested that Mr Trump may choose to pardon or look favourably on Julian Assange if he returns to the US. The President-elect has approvingly quoted comments from Mr Assange – though Mr Trump later said that the tweets didn't indicate the two were "in agreement", just that people should "make up their own minds".
Joe Biden Warns of Communist NWO Demise at Davos, Blames Putin
Vice President Joe Biden delivered an epic final speech Wednesday to the elites at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
The gist of his speech was simple: At a time of "uncertainty" we must double down on the values that made Western democracies great, and not allow the "liberal world order" to be torn apart by destructive forces.
Biden went after Russian President Vladimir Putin by name, saying he is using "every tool" in his power to whittle away the European project, and undermine Western democracies. Biden accused Putin of wanting to "roll back decades of progress."
Biden said Russia used "cyber aggression" to meddle in the U.S. election, an assertion supported by 17 U.S. intelligence agencies. He also warned that we will see further interference from Russia in the future and said the "purpose is clear" — that Putin wants to see a "collapse of the international order."
"Simply put, Putin has a different vision of the future," the vice president warned.
At the outset of his speech, Biden implored the media to not hear his speech as a shot at President-elect Donald Trump, who takes office on Friday. And, while what Biden said applies broadly to leaders in Europe, as well as the United States, there is no mistaking that his comments were a rebuttal to Trump's friendly statements about the Russian president.
At a time when Trump and his advisors are talking about shaking up NATO, Biden said, we must "support our NATO allies. An attack on one is an attack on all. That can never be placed in question."
Biden also warned that unlike Trump's call for building a wall between the U.S. and Mexico, it's not the time to build walls and live in fear.
Biden implored world leaders to work together to protect democracy from encroachments by Russia, Iran and others. Yet, Trump's world view is "America First," which runs counter to Biden's view.
BIKERS FOR TRUMP Vow to Defend Trump Inauguration: Form Wall of Protection
Chris Cox, Bikers for Trump founder, joined Stewart Varney on Friday to discuss plans for next week’s Inauguration.
Bikers for Trump announced plans to protect Trump and Inaugural attendees. Cox says the bikers will “form a wall of meat” if needed.
Bikers for Trump posted an announcement of their plans for Inauguration week on Facebook.
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New Numbers Show Strong Support for Repealing Obamacare
Practically since Obamacare became law, Republicans in Congress have been promising to repeal it. The law has been consistently unpopular during that time as well.
With the election of President-elect Donald Trump, it seems as though those promises and unpopularity are about to coalesce into real repeal. As the prospect of repeal becomes more and more of a reality, public support for repeal has also gained some momentum.
The January edition of the Kaiser Health Tracking Poll shows that those who want to repeal Obamacare outnumber those opposed 48 percent to 47 percent. This is higher than in the November edition, which found that 43 percent wanted to repeal or scale back the law.
This also corresponds with the reopening of the gap in public approval of Obamacare, which narrowed to an equal number favorable and unfavorable (45 percent) around the time of the election. By December, favorability had dropped to 43 percent and unfavorability had risen to 46 percent.
Since the law was passed, more Americans have been unfavorable toward Obamacare than favorable.
A Morning Consult/Politico poll released on Jan. 10 shows even stronger support for repeal: 64 percent favor repeal and just 26 percent favor leaving Obamacare as it is or expanding it.
According to The Hill, a new poll conducted by the GS Strategy Group on behalf of the American Action Network found similar results. Fifty-four percent of likely voters say they want to see either full repeal or major changes to Obamacare. Just 43 percent want it left as it is or given minor changes.
Support for repeal increased to 70 percent when voters were told that there would be a transition period, allowing consumers to keep their current coverage while a new law is implemented. Even a plurality of Democrats (48 percent) supported that scenario.
These data provide lawmakers in Washington with a clear mandate for action. Growing public support for repeal is just one more reason for Congress to act quickly to repeal Obamacare and transition America’s health insurance market to one that gives patients more control over their health care decisions.
Illegal beaner shoots cop;armed citizen shoots beaner;cop's life saved
The man who shot and severely beat an Arizona state trooper last week was a former member of the Mexican federal police who was in the country illegally, authorities said.
He had rolled his car on Interstate 10 before he inexplicably attacked the officer who had stopped to help.
Leonard Pennelas-Escobar opened fire on Trooper Edward Andersson early Thursday after the officer had stopped on the interstate and set up flares in a bid to get motorists to slow down. Pennelas-Escobar said something unrecognizable in Spanish before shooting the trooper, and then he started landing blows with his fists and beating the trooper's head on the ground, Department of Public Safety Director Frank Milstead said Monday.
A passing motorist who witnessed the attack retrieved a handgun from his vehicle and fired two shots at Pennelas-Escobar after he refused an order to stop attacking Andersson. With Pennelas-Escobar incapacitated, the motorist tended to the wounded trooper but was later drawn back into the dispute when Pennelas-Escobar got up and resumed his assault on Andersson. The motorist then fired a fatal shot at Pennelas-Escobar.
"He definitely kept him (Andersson) from having much more serious neurological injuries from this beating," Milstead said.
Giant inflatible Trumpcuck popular in China
This giant rooster sculpture outside of a mall in Taiyuan, China has gone viral.
It was erected to usher in the Year of the Rooster on the Chinese zodiac calendar, which will begin eight days after President-elect Donald Trump is inaugurated.
Now, many sellers on China’s giant e-commerce website Taobao have started to sell balloon imitations of the sculpture, calling them “inflatable Trump roosters.”
Prices range from $50 (6 ft) to $5,300 (52 ft) and the product has already attracted foreign buyers. According to Taobao, this “Trump rooster” has been sold abroad in the past three months.
Trump Supporters Prayed to God Trump Would Win. Hillary Supporters Prayed To Satan. Who Won?
Millionaire heretic Madonna has revealed that she practiced Jewish mystical witchcraft on election night to make Donald Trump lose.
Speaking to Harper’s Bazaar, Madonna described focussing on Trump’s image on the TV screen while “lighting candles, meditating, praying, offering our lives” as her agent and friend recited verses from the Quran.
She goes on to say that her agent knew someone who worked on the Clinton campaign, and that early in the night they heard that things were not going as expected for the Democratic nominee.
‘It was just like watching a horror show. And then she was reading from the Quran, and I was reading from the Zohar,’ said Madonna, referring to the collection of stories about Jewish mysticism that is central to the Kabbalah.
‘We were doing everything: lighting candles, meditating, praying, offering our lives to God forever, if only,’ said the 58-year-old, seemingly puzzled that God wasn’t interested in answering the prayers of a woman who earlier in the campaign promised oral relations with anybody who voted for Hillary.
In the end, Trump defeated Clinton, and months later Madonna is still struggling to accept that her mystical witchcraft was not enough to overpower the will of the American people.
Explaining that she “always gets what she wants”, Madonna said she is unable to accept what has happened: ‘It’s like being dumped by a lover and also being stuck in a nightmare.’
This is how she feels every morning now, she said, waking up sad and heartbroken and devastated.
The singer also said she finds herself saying each day: ‘Wait a second. Donald Trump is the president. It’s not a bad dream. It really happened.’
Making the past two months more difficult no doubt is the fact that Madonna was also a big supporter and fan of President Obama.
Millennials Are Worth Half as Much as Their Parents Were at the Same Age
Advocacy group the Young Invincibles looked at the income, assets, net wealth, home ownership, and retirement savings of millennials and boomers when they were around the same age in a Friday reported based on data from the Federal Reserve.
The report found that millennials—15 to 34-year-olds in 2013—were worth roughly half as much as the boomer generation and are earning about 20% less in comparison to young adults in 1989. While millennials earned $40,581 on average in 2013, members of the boomer generation earned $50,910 annually in 1989.
Meanwhile, young adults with debt and a degree in 2013 earned roughly the same as those who had no degree at all in 1989: $50,000.
Couple flees grocery store after attempting to steal Crustacean legs
Police are searching for a man and woman who tried to make off with two bags of crustacean legs from a Newark grocery store last month, but were thwarted by an employee.
According to Sgt. Gerald Bryda, a spokesman for the Newark Police Department, the incident occurred at approximately 6:38 p.m. Dec. 22 at the Acme in Suburban Plaza off Elkton Road.
Bryda said the thieves ordered $103 worth of crustacean legs from the seafood department and then pushed their cart toward the exit without paying. As they got near the exit, an employee saw the man grab the two bags of crustacean legs out of the cart and leave the store with the woman.
One Third of Americans Can’t Afford Safe Running Water
According to a new report, more than a third of the population of America has no access to clean, reliable drinking water. We don’t generally think of the United States as being a country where people just cannot afford to access safe water, but this is becoming more common every day.
• When we think about homes without running water, we usually have a picture in our minds of third world countries.
• When we think of water-borne diseases killing babies and those whose systems are just not robust enough to cope with drinking water from creeks and contaminated streams we aren’t thinking about people right here at home.
• When we think about the spread of cholera and typhoid due to lack of clean water and sanitation, we think of squalid destinations far away.
But the kind of extreme poverty that puts people in these straits is occurring right here in America and in vast, increasing numbers. (Go here to get a free download about the economic collapse of Venezuela. This information can help you get more prepared for the economic collapse that seems to be hurtling toward America.)
A third of Americans can’t afford public water.
A report by Elizabeth Mack, an assistant geography professor at Michigan State University, says that a third of Americans can’t afford public water. It goes on to predict that within 30 years, 36% of Americans will be unable to afford to pay for public water to be piped to their homes. Mack analyzed water consumption, pricing, demographic and socioeconomic data for the study.
Water rates have increased 41 percent since 2010, and if they continue at that pace over the next five years the number of households that cannot afford water and wastewater services could soar to an estimated 40.9 million, or 35.6 percent of all households.
Further, shrinking populations in major cities such as Detroit and Philadelphia means fewer people to pay for the large fixed cost of water service. Some 227,000 customers in Philadelphia, or 4 out of 10 water accounts, are past due, while 50,000 delinquent customers in Detroit have had their water service terminated since the start of 2014, the study says. Households in Atlanta and Seattle are paying more than $300 a month for water and wastewater services (based on a family of four).
Can you imagine that? More than a third of Americans being unable to afford running water and sewer services?
This lack of services could cause horrible illnesses and death.
Even more chilling, can you imagine the kind of diseases that will spread through towns and cities if people cannot effectively dispose of their waste?
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The Amish (who don’t get vaccinated) Rarely Get Autism, Cancer or Heart Disease... Coincidence?
Do not talk about whether vaccines work or not, or whether or not they cause autism, unless you’re ready for a very heated debate. Although the link between vaccines and autism is nothing new, to even speak of it can get you labeled as an “anti-vaxxer” or a health fanatic of sorts by the sheeple (brainwashed masses) that believe every vaccine the CDC recommends not only works, but is 100% safe and 100% effective 100% of the time. Even if some vaccines work some of the time, are they worth the health risk? That is the ultimate question, because one statistic you may not know is that children who receive mercury-containing vaccinations (listed as thimerosal usually) are 27 times more likely to develop autism than those who don’t get those jabs. That comes from a recent study based on the CDC’s own data. Still want to keep it a hush-hush topic?
Pediatricians in America are not allowed to question vaccines at all, nor are they allowed to recommend less than the CDC recommends, or they face the wrath of the AMA – the infamous American Medical Association – that finds a way to shut down the “contenders,” sometimes even taking away their license to practice medicine. Big question: would the statistics of autism suddenly bottom out if mercury was removed from all vaccines, including flu shots? (By the way, the CDC lied when they said mercury has been removed from all vaccines).
For starters, children are not born with autism. It appears during infancy or childhood, and is brought on by an overload of neurotoxins either consumed, injected or ingested from environmental factors, or all of the above. In fact, the recent autism spectrum disorder (ASD) spike over the past two decades in the USA directly coincides with the vaccine schedule increase, by quantity and frequency, enforced by the CDC. To understand why autism is next to non-existent for the Amish, consider that the Amish have been “cut off” from American scientific and medical “progress” for centuries, thus they’ve had less exposure to the major factors that trigger autism, including the most likely proponent–vaccines.
Take a little trip to the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country and try to tag yourself even half a dozen Amish children with autism and you’ll come up short. If statistics matched our national average, there would be about 200 in the Amish community, but to date, there are only three, one of which was adopted and brought over from China. Go figure. Another one actually did get vaccinated and developed autism shortly afterwards. Go figure again.
United States kids get 50 inoculations before age seven, many that are combinations containing multiple disease strains, mercury, formaldehyde (yes, embalming fluid for the dead), monosodium glutamate (MSG) and aluminum, just to name a few neurotoxins. Flu shots contain the highest levels of mercury, up to 25,000 times what the EPA allows as a maximum in drinking water and edible fish. Mercury is the second most poisonous element know to mankind.
Fortunately for the Amish, they’re also opting out of three of the most controversial vaccines on the market today: hepatitis B, HPV (human papillomavirus) and of course, the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella combo) that was implicated in the CDC vaccine-autism-link and biggest medical cover-up in history, ever. Conflicting with CDC claims, the multi-dose version of hepatitis B still contains thimerosal (50% mercury). The immature central nervous systems and the liver of Amish newborns are spared this volatile toxin thanks to their parent’s religious beliefs. Amish children experience hardly any learning disabilities at all, in fact. Nor are the Amish experiencing typical US diseases like cancer, heart disease and diabetes. This could all be because they don’t eat GMO, take chemical pharmaceuticals, or vaccines. Surely, no government run regulatory agency will ever run this comparison of Amish health vs. non-Amish health, but the reality speaks for itself.
Trump's DOE Pick Vows To End Global Warming Scam
Man-made global warming is a hoax created by the elite to make money and damage the U.S. economy, according to President-elect Donald Trump – and his picks for prominent roles in the administration prove he is serious about ending the scam.
Trump met with Dr. Will Happer, an outspoken climate change skeptic, on Friday in New York and sources in Washington report the prominent Princeton University professor is joining the administration.
In 2015 Dr. Happer declared UN “policies to slow CO2 emissions are really based on nonsense. We are being led down a false path. To call carbon dioxide a pollutant is really Orwellian. You are calling something a pollutant that we all produce. Where does that lead us eventually?“
Dr. Happer, who specialises in the study of atomic physics, optics and spectroscopy, also blasted mainstream media pundits for distorting facts and misleading the public, declaring himself “outraged by distortions of CO2 & climate intoned by hapless, scientifically-illiterate newscasters.”
Trump is building a team of climate change skeptics, suggesting we are about to experience an abrupt change in policy. In November, Trump selected Scott Pruitt, the Oklahoma attorney general, to run the Environmental Protection Agency, signaling his determination to dismantle President Obama’s legislation on climate change.
“Obama thinks it’s the number one problem in the world today. I think it’s very low on the list,” Trump said on the Hugh Hewitt show, indicating a major shift in U.S. policy.
Trump continued: “You know in the 1920s people talked about global cooling, they thought the earth was cooling. I believe there is weather and I believe there is change and I believe it goes up and it goes down and it goes up again and it changes depending on years and centuries.”
Pointing out that U.S. manufacturing and the economy as a whole has suffered since climate change rules were introduced by global organizations – making everybody poorer, except the elites who profit from the fearmongering – Trump has promised to make America competitive again.
Damning New Trump Tape To Be Leaked 48 Hours Before Inauguration, "Nuclear"
An insider claims CNN and Buzzfeed are getting ready to release an undocumented tape recording of Trump exposing him as a rascist!
A source claiming to work for NBC has contacted Infowars to warn of a CNN/Buzzfeed plot to release a damaging video tape of Donald Trump just 48 hours before he is inaugurated as president.
According to the source, who wishes to remain anonymous, a two minute clip has been cut from out-takes of Trump’s appearances on The Apprentice which is “very damaging” and “nuclear in impact”.
The tape has been circulating for a while in an effort to attract rich backers such as Mark Cuban or Larry Flynt who would be prepared to take the substantial legal risk of releasing the video.
However, with Trump’s inauguration looming, “the plan is to leak it to CNN and Buzzfeed (as the ultimate f**k you) on Wednesday at 3pm,” claims the source.
The source added that he had the names of the people who were set to leak the tape and would be getting in touch with Trump’s Chief Strategist Steve Bannon to pass on the information.
Previous reports containing the existence of such a tape circulated before the election and resurfaced again on December 16 when comedian Tom Arnold claimed he had seen the footage and that it contained Trump saying, “every bad thing ever, every offensive, racist thing ever. It was him sitting in that chair saying the N-word, saying the C-word, calling his son a retard, just being so mean to his own children.”
Arnold also claimed that “he had talked to several other Hollywood players who had also seen the tape”.
According to Apprentice creator Mark Burnett, MGM, which acquired his company, has not released the tape due to contractual and legal restrictions.
The goal is to neutralize the impact of the tape by pointing out that it is yet another underhanded attempt to de-legitimize Trump’s presidency and put him on the back foot as soon as he enters office.
According to the source, the original plan was to release a portion of the tape on Sunday or Monday as a teaser, but Trump’s feud with Congressman John Lewis caused the leakers to reconsider and hold off.
“They should have released it on MLK day, but they want assurances of financial backing in case they get sued. One person still works for the Apprentice, he even thinks this will help with ratings!” states the source.
The tape contains Trump allegedly using the n-word off camera and the objective is to “discredit the president before the inauguration,” states the source.
Norwegians "Mix races for prettier children!"
Norwegian journalist says Whites should mix races to have “prettier children” and “weaken racism”
Frank Rossavik, the political editor for Norway’s Bergens Tidende newspaper, said that he wanted immigration entirely because he wanted White people to have mixed race children.
“I remember well the immigration debates of the time when I was a student in the early 1980s” he writes on AftenPosten.
“But I had bigger ambitions than that of the then-famous slogan ‘Yes to a colorful community.’ For me, immigration was an opportunity to solve two problems.”
“Firstly, I was concerned that people were not pretty enough. Pakistanis are for example not unattractive, usually. The same applies to White Norwegians. But mixing them creates a multitude of beautiful children of different color shades.”
“The second issue concerned the role of religion. In the 1980s, I was on the warpath against Christianity. It threatened me as a homosexual, an atheist and as the critically minded man in my youth I thought I was.”
“The aim was thus the mixing of races and religions. At the time I thought that both were destined to become reality, only it would take a few decades.”
“I have not given up, but so far it does not look so good.”
Rossavik then cites statistics which show that the most frequent mixed marriages are Norwegian-Danish, and that most people from non-White groups say they want to marry their own people.
“Youngsters should be doing it. By marrying someone from a different background, one weakens racism and the oppressive aspects of religion. Moreover, you will probably have prettier children.“
This reminds me of the Irish politician who said mixing immigrants with Irish “better looking and taller” children.
Most of the anti-Whites who want to get rid of White majorities won’t admit it directly. But here we have the confession of a journalist who tells you why he wants White genocide.
As we keep saying, “diversity” is just their code word for White genocide. Whenever you hear them say “diversity” what they mean is, “let’s get rid of Whites”.
We have to keep repeating ourselves on this point, because anti-Whites have sneaky ways of saying one seemingly innocent thing, but actually meaning something more sinister.
Facebook Wants To Scan and Store All Your THOUGHTS, Creating New Mind-reading Device
Facebook wants to know your deepest, darkest thoughts.
In April, the site revealed the existence of a new division, known only as 'Building 8' which is dedicated to creating ground-breaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content.
And a new job advert posting suggests that the mysterious division could be working on mind-reading technology.
Hopefully no one is dumb enough to buy something like this!
One advert is for a 'brain-computer interface engineer' to work on a '2-year B8 project focused on developing advanced BCI technologies.'
Details on what the job will involve are limited, but the advert adds that one of the key responsibilities will be applying 'machine learning methods, including encoding and decoding models, to neuroimaging and electrophysiological data.'
The second advert is for a 'neural imaging engineer' who will be responsible for 'a project focused on developing novel non-invasive neuroimaging technologies.'
Both jobs are based at the Menlo Park site in California.
These limited descriptions suggest that Building 8 might be working on monitoring how brain activity changes when looking at pictures or videos.
3 Major Types of Personality Disorders
1. Odd/Eccentric Behavior Cluster
• Schizoid: Are introverted, withdrawn, and emotionally restricted. These individuals tend to fear intimacy and are socially detached.
• Paranoid: Have difficulty trusting others and are prone to aggressive and angry outbursts. They are unforgiving, jealous, and secretive, and often perceive others as being unfaithful or deceitful.
• Schizotypal: Exhibit odd or eccentric manners and speech. They experience distorted thoughts and perceptions, and have difficulties forming relationships.
2. Emotional/Erratic Behavior Cluster
• Borderline: Have abrupt mood swings, unstable relationships, and distorted thinking under stress. They experience the world in extremes, fear abandonment, struggle with self-image, and can be self-destructive and suicidal.
• Narcissistic: Display a constant need for admiration and attention, and have an exaggerated sense of self-importance. They lack empathy and can be overly sensitive to criticism; prone to mood swings ranging from feelings of emptiness and insecurity to grandiosity.
• Antisocial: Are manipulative, impulsive, and irresponsible individuals who are not empathic. They are at risk for alcohol and substance abuse, often get into legal difficulties, and can become violent and aggressive when provoked.
• Histrionic: Attention-seeking individuals who are excessively emotional. They are often self-indulgent and manipulative.
3. Anxious/Fearful Behavior Cluster
• Avoidant: Are overly sensitive to rejection, timid, and uncomfortable in social situations. They sometimes have no close relationships outside of their immediate family.
• Dependent: Submissive individuals who lack self-confidence and depend on others to make decisions. They are uncomfortable being alone and crushed if a close relationship ends.
• Obsessive-Compulsive: Methodical, conscientious individuals who strive for perfection but are rarely satisfied with whatever achievements they make. They often take on too many different responsibilities and are unable to adapt to changes that occur. They feel helpless when a situation is not under tight control.
Good! Trump To Reduce Government Waste, Excessive Spending
Making good on a promise to slash government, President-elect Trump has asked his incoming team to pursue spending and staffing cuts.
Insiders said that the spending reductions in some departments could go as high as 10 percent and staff cuts to 20 percent, numbers that would rock Washington if he follows through.
At least two so-called "landing teams" in Cabinet agencies have relayed the call for cuts as part of their marching orders to shrink the flab in government.
The cuts would target discretionary spending, not mandated programs such as Medicare or Social Security, the sources said.
The spending reductions are expected to be used to help pay for Trump's plan to boost the Pentagon's budget, tax cuts and some pet projects, potentially including the anti-amnesty wall on the nation's southern border.
The teams also are looking at staffing cuts over four years through attrition, a hiring freeze and reorganization.
The plan is winning cheers in conservative, anti-tax and anti-spending corners in Washington that have long sought massive cuts in the bureaucracy.
Trump Is Leading America's New Anti-Communist Counter Revolution
Trump Is Leading America's New Anti-Communist Counter Revolution
The century anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution occurs this year. Any serious examination of The Russian Revolution and the Soviet Union must conclude that the systematic eradications of millions and the ruthlessness of the Communist commissars rule was a miserable failure, even by Marxist postulates. Russia today is quite different from the Gulag Archipelago that Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn experienced and wrote about. “And those who, like you and me, dear reader, go there to die, must get there solely and compulsorily via arrest.”
Yet with all the moronic obsessions that proliferates the warmonger establishment and the mass media, the true Fake News echo chambers, the world is being pushed into the danger zone of oblivion. Any well schooled observer of geopolitics understands that conflicts are instituted or fabricated to achieve certain contrived political objectives. Ideology of theoretical and academic distinctions among varied systems for the social order, are as remote to the thinking of abused sheeple as any intellectual integrity among ivory tower hypocrites.
Nevertheless, the gradual indoctrination of the non critical public, absorb the cultural socialism of the last century, while distorting their debased brains into thinking they are anti-communists. Sorry my fellow Americans, the Communist Manifesto , has long ago been adopted by countless collectivist betrayers. Totalitarianism has been accepted as the official implementation conduct to perpetuate and expand the globalist empire.
How did this happen and what awaits a nation that refuses to face reality? James Perloff lists several developments in the methodical destruction of Russia and asks DO AMERICANS FACE A RED TERROR?
“Though America would never have accepted outright communist revolution, it is now adopting measures accurately termed socialism. The Illuminati are employing a timeworn principle: To boil a frog, don’t toss him in boiling water – he’ll jump out. Instead, put him in lukewarm water and gradually raise the heat; the frog never realizes he’s been boiled. This slow warming is “Fabian socialism” (gradual communism).”
Oh, what a succinct description why Bernie Sanders comrades drank the hemlock of Bolshevik progressivism.
Radio Free Europe, not exactly a friendly surrogate outlet of Russia Today asks, A Century After Russian Revolution, Will Putin Bury Lenin?
“Putin has drawn on aspects of both the tsarist and Soviet eras in his efforts to shape Russia. Many critics accuse him of echoing practices of Soviet times – and even of dictator Josef Stalin – in his quest to tighten his grip over Russia.
But he has done more to link his image to the long history of tsars than to the relatively brief, badly checkered Soviet experiment – seven oppressive decades that began with the kind of upheaval Putin seems bent on ensuring does not threaten his rule.
Liberals Getting Prepped Before Trump-a-thon Begins
Colin Waugh bought a shotgun four weeks before November’s election.
An unapologetic liberal, he was no fan of firearms. He had never owned one before. But Waugh, a 31-year-old from Independence, Missouri, couldn’t shake his fears of a Donald Trump presidency — and all of the chaos it could bring. He imagined hate crimes and violence waged by extremists emboldened by the Republican nominee’s brash, divisive rhetoric. He pictured state-sanctioned roundups of Muslims, gays, and outspoken critics.
“I kept asking myself, ‘Do I want to live under tyranny?'” said Waugh, who supported Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary and later backed Hillary Clinton. “The answer was absolutely not.”
With Trump now days away from assuming the White House, Waugh’s preparing for the worst. He’s made “bug-out bags” stuffed with ammo, energy bars, and assorted survival gear for his wife and their three cats. He’s begun stowing water and browsing real estate listings in Gunnison County, Colorado, which he’s determined to be a “liberal safe-haven.” Last month, Waugh added a 9mm handgun to his arsenal.
His advice to others on the left fearful of the next four years? “Get ready. Pay attention. Keep your wits about you.”
Waugh’s not alone. He is among a new cadre embracing extreme self-reliance in the wake of Trump’s surprising victory. Long a calling among conservatives spooked by big government boogymen and calamitous natural disasters, the so-called prepper movement is gaining a decisively liberal following.
“We’re tired of being perceived as wusses who won’t survive when shit hits the fan,” said Stacy, a Texas Democrat who recently caught the prepper bug. She spoke with Vocativ on the condition we not publish her last name. “I, for one, don’t like to be thought of as some precious snowflake.”
After years cast as a fringe survival group, preppers entered a kind of golden age during the Obama presidency. A horrific housing crash and the spectacle of Hurricane Sandy helped give rise to reality television shows like Doomsday Preppers and Doomsday Bunker, and fueled a multi-billion dollar survival industry. Branded by some as a foreign-born, gun-grabbing socialist, Obama aroused deep suspicion among the patriot groups, right-wing conservatives, and apocalyptic Christians at the center of the growing movement.
Good! Hungary Dispatches New 'Border Hunters' To Keep Illegals, Islamic Terrorists OUT
The first batch of Hungary's 'border hunters' have been sworn in before they get to work patrolling a razor-wire fence built to keep migrants out.
Members of the border protection officers' new unit attended their swearing-in ceremony in Budapest today, and will undergo six months of training before they go on duty.
The new recruits will support Hungarian police officers and soldiers in border protection, and will be equipped with pistols with live ammunition, pepper spray, batons, handcuffs and protective kit.
Hungarian police were looking to recruit 3,000 of the 'border hunters' who will reinforce up to 10,000 police and soldiers.
They are due to start work in May, and will be paid 150,000 forint (£424) for the first two months, rising to 220,300 forint (£622.50).
Those eligible to sign up must be over 18, physically fit and must pass a psychological test, police officer Zsolt Pozsgai told Hungarian state television in September.
The razor-wire fence the new recruits will be patrolling runs the entire length of Hungary's borders with Serbia and Croatia, where hundreds of thousands of migrants have crossed during the refugee crisis.
In a referendum in October more than 98 per cent of participants supported Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's proposals to shut the country's doors to refugees and reject any EU plans to introduce quotas among its member countries.
Globalists Plan Bio-warfare Against The Western World, Antibiotics Will Be Rendered Useless
Globalists Plan Bio-warfare Against The Western World, Antibiotics Will Be Rendered Useless
The heartbreaking story from Yahoo News that the Drudge Report linked to on Saturday reports that a woman in her 70's who'd been living in the state of Nevada has died from an infection that was resistant to all 26 available antibiotics. Raising new concerns about the rise of dangerous superbugs that have become resistant to our greatest medical weapons against them, their story illustrates both the dangers that Americans and the world face in the new 'post-antibiotic era' we're entering as well as showing how woefully unprepared our medical system is for such change.
A May 2016 story from The Week reported antibiotic resistance could cause 10 million deaths a year by 2050 - more than cancer they report - while also warning "medicine could go back to the dark ages unless the world acts soon". Also reporting that a new class of antibiotics hadn't been created in a decade and antimicrobial resistance had turned into 'as big a risk as terrorism', they also warned in their story that a simple cut on one's finger could turn into a deadly disease that leaves us fighting for our lives and here's the 'kicker': "luck will play a bigger role in your future than any doctor could."
As we hear in the 1st video below about this sad case, according to Dr. Randall Todd, the director of epidemiology and public health preparedness for the Washoe County Health District in Nevada, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "basically reported that there was nothing in our medicine cabinet to treat this lady." As they also report, these health developments have worldwide implications.
Todd said other patients in the same unit at the Reno hospital were also tested for the infection, but none tested positive. "Had any of the other patients been infected with this, they would have had the same resistance," he said.
"This is kind of scary stuff, and that's why we jump on things like this very quickly."
Soros crashes the turkish lira as well as the british pound
"There's been a curious trend occurring on the worldwide index on Twitter. '"Dolar 3.70" began trending earlier in the week. Then "Euro 4". After that there was "Dolar 3.89'. Most of tweets were coming from Turkey.
These numbers weren't sophisticated puzzles from coders or the name of new albums from tween pop stars. The tweets were about currency - specifically the plummeting value of the Turkish lira.
The Turkish lira, which fell to 3.8% (the biggest daily drop since a failed coup in July 2016) against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday had many social media users worried about Turkey's economy and security - although several of the sentiments expressed on social media contained a heavy dose of dark humour.
Although this may be unfair, given we are only weeks into the new year, the lira is currently the worst performing currency of 2017.
Some online commentators have mocked President Erdogan's repeated appeals to the public to convert their dollars to lira. Back in December, desperate small business owners offered free haircuts, meals and loaves of bread to those willing to prop up the economy by selling off their dollar stocks. But as most credit agencies have now cut the lira's credit rating to junk status, one Twitter user labelled the government's pleas as an ineffective "troll show."
7 Reasons Pro-Agenda 21, Pro-Carbon Tax, Eco-fascists Are In Total State of Panic
7 Reasons Pro-Agenda 21, Pro-Carbon Tax, Eco-fascists Are In Total State of Panic
The environmental movement could have a bad year in 2017.
Environmentalists saw their favored political party suffer losses in the 2016 election. Billionaire Tom Steyer was 2016’s biggest political donor, pouring more than $87 million into Democratic coffers — but his preferred candidates lost across the board.
President Barack Obama is leaving office Jan. 20, and President-elect Donald Trump will take his place. Republicans control both chambers of Congress, and have vowed to roll back Obama-era environmental regulations.
That’s bad for environmentalists, but it could be even worse for these seven reasons:
Modern Soviet EU Dictators Push Harsh Gun Control After Destabilizing European Nations
EU officials said the proposals, which were first mooted in 2015, will restrict access to some high-caliber weapons and give law enforcement authorities new tools to trace the weapons' origins and avoid them being sold on the black market.
Support for the new rules gained traction following several Islamic Terror atrocities on European soil, including the Paris, Nice and Brussels attacks over the past two years.
"We have fought hard for an ambitious deal that reduces the risk of shootings in schools, summer camps or terrorist attacks with legally held firearms," European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in statement.
But Juncker said Brussels "would have liked to go further."
Standardized marking will be introduced for weapons' components, along with the immediate registration of firearms sales, details of which will be kept in national police databases.
The rule change is the bloc's first since 1991 and must still be voted on by the European Parliament.
Gun-control legislation differs widely across the EU. Some countries sought exemptions on buying and selling semi-automatic firearms for groups ranging from shooting clubs to collectors.
US Could Be Energy Independent by 2026
The United States could be energy independent for the first time since 1953.
Declining energy imports and growing energy exports could make the United States a net energy exporter by 2026, according to a report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
“The United States could be completely … energy independent,” EIA Administrator Adam Sieminski said during a press conference on Jan. 5.
Making America energy independent is one pillar of President-elect Donald Trump’s energy policy. He plans to reduce imports, increase domestic production, and eliminate OPEC’s influence on oil prices in the United States.
Phil Flynn, senior market analyst at Price Futures Group, says the United States is on the cusp of achieving the goal of becoming energy independent.
“This should be more incentive for OPEC to comply with their stated production cuts because they will have less influence on the price in the coming decades,” he stated in a blog post.
The EIA’s report provides various long-term scenarios of domestic energy markets through 2050. The scenarios depend on different assumptions on economic growth, oil prices, technological progress, and energy policies.
“With strong domestic production and relatively flat demand, the United States becomes a net energy exporter over the projection period in most cases,” states the report.
Despite a growing population and a growing economy, energy consumption is expected to increase by just 5 percent between 2016 and 2040, according to EIA’s base case projections. However, energy production is expected to increase by more than 20 percent during the same period.
The EIA believes Brent crude oil prices will average around $52 per barrel in 2017. And in the base case, the price of Brent crude oil will reach $109 per barrel by 2040, compared to $226 per barrel in case of high oil prices and $43 per barrel in the low oil price scenario.
If oil prices increase as sharply as in the high prices scenario, the United States could become a net energy exporter within just a few years, according to the EIA.
Merkel Drops An Unwanted Truth Bomb! Merkel Accuses Bush & Obama Regimes Of Causing Refugee Crisis
An angry Berlin has responded with a staunch defense of its policies after President-elect Donald Trump criticized German Chancellor Angela Merkel in two separate Sunday interviews, one with Germany's Bild and one with the Sunday Times, for her stance during the refugee crisis while threatening a 35% tariff on BMW cars imported into the US.
Germany’s deputy chancellor and minister for the economy, Sigmar Gabriel, said on Monday morning that a tax on German imports would lead to a “bad awakening” among US carmakers since they were reliant on transatlantic supply chains. “I believe BMW’s biggest factory is already in the US, in Spartanburg [South Carolina],” Gabriel, leader of the centre-left Social Democratic party, told the Bild newspaper in a video interview.
“The US car industry would have a bad awakening if all the supply parts that aren’t being built in the US were to suddenly come with a 35% tariff. I believe it would make the US car industry weaker, worse and above all more expensive." Playing Trump's threat off Congress, Gabriel added that he "would wait and see what the Congress has to say about that, which is mostly full of people who want the opposite of Trump" as quoted by The Guardian.
Responding to Trump’s comments that Merkel had made an “utterly catastrophic mistake by letting all these illegals into the country”, Gabriel said the increase in the number of people fleeing the Middle East to seek asylum in Europe had partially been a result of US-led wars destabilising the region.
Slamming US foreign policy - and thus the Obama regime, not to mention Angela Merkel's close friend Hillary Clinton - as a culprit for the European refugee crisis, Gabriel said that “there is a link between America’s flawed interventionist policy, especially the Iraq war, and the refugee crisis, that’s why my advice would be that we shouldn’t tell each other what we have done right or wrong, but that we look into establishing peace in that region and do everything to make sure people can find a home there again,” Gabriel said.
"We are making gigantic financial contributions to refugee shelters in the region, and these are also the results of US interventionist policy.”
While Merkel has yet to provide a direct response to Trump's statements and refused to comment on the interview during a news conference with New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English, saying she would wait until after Trump's inauguration and then planned to work with him at all levels of government, her spokesman, Steffen Seibert, said the chancellor had read the Trump interview “with interest”, but declined to comment in more detail until the president-elect had been sworn in.
“We are now waiting for President Trump to start his term and will then work closely with the new government,” he said, adding that "It’s a clear statement of the positions of the new American president, but the positions of the chancellor on many of these issues are equally clear."
Germany's leaders were not the only (government) unhappy with Trump's statement: Pierre Moscovici, European economic affairs commissioner, also found fault with Trump’s assertion that other European countries would follow in Britain’s footsteps and leave the EU.
“I’m not worried, I think this idea that Brexit is going to be contagious is a fantasy, a bad fantasy,” Moscovici told reporters in Paris. “Brexit is not a great thing,” he said, warning Trump that comments advocating a break-up of the EU would not get the trans-Atlantic relationship off to the best start.
Barely a day after the U.K. referendum, parties in places like the Netherlands and Austria suggested they might hold votes of their own.
Soros claimed the largest threat in Europe also comes from Italy, where the populist Five Star Movement may rise to power as a "full blown banking crisis" looms.
He added that the EU was a "flawed construction."
The billionaire, known as the man who broke the Bank of England, has said that Brexit is the final nail in the coffin for the EU.
He said the UK's split from the EU is likely to hasten the break-up of the 28 member bloc, to be 27 after UK exit.
He said:"The consequences for the real economy will be comparable to the financial crisis of 2007-2008 but the implications for Europe could be far worse.
"Tensions among member states have reached breaking point, not only over refugees but also as a result of exceptional strains between creditor and debtor countries within the eurozone."
Mr Soros made around £690million after his infamous bet that sterling was overvalued against the Deutsche Mark, which forced former Prime Minister John Major to pull the pound out of the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM).
The American Public Is Called To Boycott Mainstream Media For Being Deceitful and Unreliable
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Can the mainstream media still be trusted by the American public to give them accurate and credible news, information that matters especially those the powers-that-be want hidden, and critical and insightful analyses on the implications of burning current events to the country?
Last month, just as most Americans were caught up with the preparations and festivities of the holidays, President Obama silently but perhaps cunningly signed the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act
(NDAA) into law, which effectively gives $611billion in military spending for this year. Now, what is wrong with that when passage of the NDAA is an annual event, and a matter of formalities and regular procedures? Something is wrong because just like in the past, Obama managed to insert a controversial and dangerous provision in the NDAA.
The most insidious provision the outgoing administration deceitfully included in the 2017 NDAA is called the Countering Foreign Propaganda and Disinformation Act of 2016 which if one critically analyses it is essentially tantamount to a U.S. Ministry of Truth. The corporate mainstream media predictably, though disappointingly again, only gave token attention to the NDAA in their reports, and deplorably failed to dig deep into the grave implications of the wily provision. Such major failure on the part of the mainstream media to report on the complete and big picture on the NDAA has left the American public in the dark about the Information War being practically waged on them by the government no less- or this Obama administration in particular.
Introduced by Congressman Adam Kinzinger and Ted Lieu, H.R. 5181 officially claims it seeks a "whole-government approach without the bureaucratic restrictions" to counter " foreign disinformation" and manipulation which they believe threaten the world's "security and stability". H.R. 5181 would effectively task the Secretary of State with coordinating the Secretary of Defense, the Director of National Intelligence, and the Broadcasting Board of Governors to "establish a Center for Information Analysis and Response" which will pinpoint sources of disinformation, analyze data and "develop and disseminate fact-based narratives to counter effrontery propaganda."
What is the provision's fundamental implication? As reported by the alternative and far more critical Zero Hedge the legislation represents practically a dramatic return to Cold War era government propaganda battle. The Countering Foreign Propaganda and Disinformation Act of 2016 would pave the way for further curtailment of press freedom and will provide another means to stifle an avenue of accurate information.
These days, it has been mainstream media's tactic and devious ploy to label any news or opinion that goes against their conventional views and stand as " fake news" or " Russian propaganda" to conveniently protect their vested interest of maintaining their informational control and regaining their positions as informational gatekeepers- something which the rise and dominance of social media has destroyed. But before the mainstream media were exposed for their deviousness and were massively discredited as a result, the U.S. government was already strategizing a legally underpinned crackdown on any news that deviates from the official government line -often propagated by discredited mainstream media and government mouthpieces like the CNN and Washington Post- and dismiss the sources of such dissenting news as " fake news".This is the government's way of controlling information, and the way the public think, leaving the government the only arbiter of truth backed by the force of law- truly, extremely dangerous and practically a throwback to the dark ages of tyranny.
Why Did A Liberal Town, Full of Environmental Activists, Just BAN Solar Energy!?
A Rhode Island town temporarily halted the building of a new solar power project for the next three months over safety and land use concerns.
Coventry and Green, Rhode Island’s city council, voted 4 to 1 for a three-month moratorium on solar power shortly after blocking construction permits for a small solar plant. The moratorium was intended to promote safety and preserve the town’s rural character.
“I just think for safety’s sake and to protect the town, the developers and residents a moratorium is something reasonable,” Karen Carlson, a city-councilwoman who voted for the ban, told The Coventry Courier.
Roughly 54.4 percent of Rhode Island voted for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, according to The New York Times and the county where Coventry is located saw 52.2 percent of residents vote for Clinton. The former secretary of state promised to produce enough wind and solar energy to power every U.S. home.
Coventry isn’t the only small liberal town to ban green energy in its backyard.
Residents of Tompkins County, New York have been fighting a planned wind farm which would power nearby Cornell University for the last 11 years.
The wind farm is relatively small — only 16 megawatts — but it is still being opposed by many locals.
More than 100 residents signed an open letter demanding that any wind turbines built be farther away from their homes than the plans dictate.
Environmentalists are increasingly against wind and solar power at the local level. Even in comparatively progressive places like Vermont or Great Britain, wind and solar installations tend to be aggressively opposed by local residents.
Major environmental groups like the Center For Biological Diversity have a long history of pursuing legal action against “green” development, like wind turbines or solar farms, which it believes encroach on animal habitats and kill tens of thousands of birds.
CHINA NOW THREATENING THE UNITED STATES OVER SEA DISPUTE! "Prepare For A Military Clash"
The US should "prepare for a military clash", a state run Chinese tabloid newspaper has warned.
Less than 24 hours after US Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson appeared to call for a blockade of South China Sea islands, a strongly-worded English editorial in the Global Times accused the former ExxonMobil chief executive of "rabble-rousing".
He "had better bone up on nuclear power strategies if he wants to force a big nuclear power to withdraw from its own territories", the paper, which is known for writing hawkish editorials, said. However, despite being state run, it does not necessarily reflect government policy.
In its first response to Mr Tillerson’s comments, China’s foreign ministry stressed the importance of mutual respect and cooperation with the US.
At a daily briefing spokesman Lu Kang Lu said relations between the two countries were based on “non-confrontation, non-conflict, mutual benefit and win-win cooperation."
The energy-rich South China Sea through which about $5 trillion (£4 trillion) in ship-borne trade passes every year has nonetheless been a source of tension in the region.
Despite competing claims from other countries, including the Philippines and Vietnam, China has built seven artificial islands on reefs and rocks, outfitting them with military length airstrips and anti-aircraft guns.
During his time in office, President Barack Obama's administration has conducted periodic air and naval patrols to assert the right of free navigation in the South China Sea.
These have angered Beijing and a Chinese warship recently seized a US Navy underwater drone before returning it a few days later.
Seeking to blockade China's man-made islands would be a major step that Washington has never raised as an option
The Global Times editorial said: "The US has no absolute power to dominate the South China Sea. Tillerson had better bone up on nuclear power strategies if he wants to force a big nuclear power to withdraw from its own territories.
"If Trump's diplomatic team shapes future Sino-US ties as it is doing now, the two sides had better prepare for a military clash."
MAGA! Amazon To Create More Than 100,000 Full-time Jobs In Next 18 Months
Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, +0.38% said Thursday that it will create more than 100,000 full-time, full-benefit jobs across the U.S. over the next 18 months. The new additions will take the U.S. full-time workforce from 180,000 in 2016 to more than 280,000 by mid-2018. The new jobs will be nationwide and cut across functions from software developers and engineers to entry-level positions, the company said. Most will be in fulfillment centers currently under construction in states including Texas, California and New Jersey. Amazon says it has created more than 150,000 jobs in the U.S. over the past five years. In addition to job creation, the company said more than 9,000 employees have taken advantage of the Career Choice program, which pre-pays 95% of tuition for a variety of courses. Amazon shares are down 0.2% in premarket trading, but are up 29.3% for the past 12 months. The S&P 500 index SPX, -0.77% is up 17.4% for the last year.
The staffing up will help the e-commerce giant as it pushes into categories from groceries to hardware, online video, fashion, cloud services and multiple tiers of delivery services. Many of the jobs will be in new fulfillment centers, the company said in a statement Thursday.
Seattle-based Amazon said it plans to increase its full-time U.S.-based workforce to more than 280,000 by mid-2018 from 180,000 in 2016. Amazon had about 230,800 full-time and part-time employees as of Dec. 31, 2015.
“These jobs are not just in our Seattle headquarters or in Silicon Valley—they’re in our customer service network, fulfillment centers and other facilities in local communities throughout the country,” said Jeff Bezos, Amazon Founder and CEO.
Bezos said he plans to add another 100,000 new jobs "across the company over the next 18 months as we open new fulfillment centers, and continue to invent in areas like cloud technology, machine learning, and advanced logistics.”
Wells Fargo Closing Down Over 400 Bank Branches
The vast Wells Fargo branch network is shrinking.
Wells Fargo announced plans on Friday to shut down more than 400 bank branches by the end of 2018. That's on top of the 84 locations it pulled the plug on in 2016.
The acceleration of branch closures at Wells Fargo is a reflection of Americans' preference for online and mobile banking these days. Unlike Wells Fargo, its chief rivals Bank of America (BAC) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM) have been a lot more aggressive in shutting branches in recent years.
Wells Fargo (WFC) said the new branch closures haven't been fueled by the bank's fake account scandal.
However, Wall Street analysts do see a link. Not only does Wells Fargo face rising legal and compliance costs to clean up the mess, but its branches aren't likely to be the profit engines they once were.
Wells Fargo has eliminated the unrealistic sales goals that led to the bad behavior and its account openings have declined dramatically in recent months.
UBS analyst Saul Martinez wrote in a report published Friday that he had long expected the "scandal was likely to be a catalyst for a more aggressive focus on expenses."
REINS Act Passed In House, Could Curb Future Executive Orders Via Congressional Oversight
In response to eight horrific years of Barack Obama’s executive abuses, the House of Representatives recently passed legislation that gives Congress new veto power over any major rule or regulation coming out of the executive branch that impacts the economy by $100 million or more.
Known as the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act, or REINS, the bill requires Congress to review any executive orders passed outside the normal bounds of the legislative process, when such orders are estimated to cost Americans exorbitant amounts of money. Its aim is to stop the executive branch from acting as dictator, and instead restore power back to the people.
A recent report by the Competitive Enterprise Institute revealed that federal regulations currently cost Americans roughly $1.885 trillion, or the equivalent of more than $15,000 per household. At the time when the report was released in 2016, there were 60 federal departments, agencies and commissions facing 3,297 regulations at various stages of the regulatory pipeline. Under the REINS Act, Congress will now have 70 legislative days to review each of these regulations and decide whether or not they should move forward.
“The House has just passed a groundbreaking piece of legislation that remains consistent with my view in the rebalancing of power in the federal government,” says Congressman Jeff Duncan, a Republican from South Carolina who helped co-sponsor the bill.
“The outgoing administration broke constitutional restraints time and time again. By flaunting the immense power of executive rulemaking, the outgoing administration shamefully turned the pen and the phone into a political weapon against the American people. Without passing the REINS Act, the boundaries for administrative rulemaking are endless.”
“This legislation is historic,” Rep. Duncan adds. “Legislators … will now be forced to focus more on their craft, while the executive is restrained from the current practice. The people now have a say against these rules. It’s a win for all Americans. I call on the Senate to pass this major upgrade in American governance, where the people finally gain back a defense against the costly attacks on their ways of life by out of touch bureaucrats.”
However, opponents of the REINS Act say the bill could have a detrimental effect by undermining existing safety and environmental standards that protect both people and planet. While it might sound like a good thing that Congress now has the ability to veto regulations that are shadily enacted via executive order or that serve some other purpose besides benefiting the nation and its people, some see it as a major roadblock to positive reform.
Some also have concerns about what the REINS Act might do to over 40 years of “progress in environmental protection, civil rights, labor standards, health and safety and consumer protection,” to quote one source. While offered up as a measure to increase accountability, the REINS Act may end up being used for quite the opposite purpose, skeptics worry.
Assassination Plot Against Trump Thwarted? Weapons Cache Found In Washington DC
Washington D.C. police have found a cache of weapons in the Capitol just days before Trump’s inauguration, sparking fears that an assassination is being planned for January 20th.
The discovery of a violin case containing two guns prompted police to uncover more guns and ammunition nearby. The discovery of these weapons comes just days after Russian intelligence officials warned of a plot by the U.S. deep state to assassinate the President-elect.
U.S. Park Police and D.C. police Wednesday afternoon investigated the two areas where the weapons were found. Traffic on Canal Road near the boathouse had been stopped during the investigation but the road has reopened.
A woman walking along the canal late Wednesday morning saw some debris surrounding a violin case along the stone wall that lines the road, according to park police. When she opened the case, she found two guns inside, and she brought it to authorities near Fletcher’s boathouse.
About a quarter-mile north of that location, investigators found a second site with multiple weapons and ammunition surrounded by trash and other debris.
Park Police spokeswoman Sgt. Anna Rose said there were a variety of weapons recovered, including long guns and pistols. The weapons were in buckets and bags, Rose said, although she said she didn’t believe any of them were loaded.
“There’s no indication as to why these weapons were here, when they came to be here or the circumstances surrounding it — that part’s all under investigation,” Rose said.
Rose said there was no imminent threat to people walking nearby. But authorities decided to close the road out of an abundance of caution and to keep the area clear as investigators worked. Authorities reopened the road to traffic around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The D.C. police bomb squad also conducted a sweep of the area.
Police praised the woman who spotted the weapons.
“This woman saw something and she chose to come forward and say something, giving us the opportunity to make sure this area remains safe for everyone,” Rose said. “And as we approach the inauguration, I think that’s really important to highlight.”
Obama Blames 1st Amendment for Fall of Globalism! "Fake News" and Talk Radio Killed Us!
During his interview on CBS’s Sunday “60 Minutes” broadcast, President Barack Obama blamed the “corrosive nature” of talk radio and fake news for providing two of the most unpopular presidential candidates in history.
“You had two of the most unpopular presidential candidates selected by the two parties in history. Doesn’t that say something’s wrong, something serious is wrong?” host Steve Kroft asked.
Obama responded, “It indicates that there is a lot of cynicism out there. It indicates that the corrosive nature of everything from talk radio to fake news to negative advertising has made people lack confidence in a lot of our existing institutions. I think it indicates, at least on the Democratic side, that we’ve got more work to do to strengthen our grassroots networks.”
“In some ways, the Democratic Party hadn’t constructed itself to get that message out to the places it needed to get to,” he continued. “The Tea Party I have huge disagreements with, obviously. But I give them credit for having activated themselves. And they made a difference in terms of moving the Republican Party, in terms of moving the country in a particular direction. It’s a direction I disagreed with. But it showed that, in fact, you get involved, if your voice is heard it has an impact.”
Caution Soros Provocateurs, You Might Soon Get Run Over... Literally!
Running over protesters may soon be legal in North Dakota, if conservative lawmakers are successful in advancing legislation introduced last week.
House Bill Number 1203 (pdf) states that, “Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a driver of a motor vehicle who unintentionally causes injury or death to an individual obstructing vehicular traffic on a public road, street, or highway, is not guilty of an offense.”
The bill is slated to be heard by the North Dakota’s House Transportation Committee on Friday.
Rep. Keith Kempenich (R-Bowman), one of the bill’s co-sponsors, told the Bismarck Tribune on Wednesday, “[The roads are] not there for the protesters. They’re intentionally putting themselves in danger.”
“It’s shifting the burden of proof from the motor vehicle driver to the pedestrian,” Kempenich said.
Tara Houska, an Indigenous water protector and attorney who has resided at the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) resistance camps since August, told NBC News that the bill was “a direct violation of our First Amendment rights.”
Spy Sky! Earth's Atmosphere Will Be Turned Into Massive Surveillance System Using LASERS
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EARTH’S atmosphere can now be turned into a massive spy lens using cutting edge technology.
BAE Systems are designing a directed energy laser system that could allow military commanders to spy on enemy activities from space.
BAE believe that within 50 years, one of their aircraft could use an “atmospheric lens” to observe people from very long distances using the Earth’s atmosphere as a tool.
The lasers temporarily change the Earth’s atmosphere into magnifying glass structures which can alter light and radio signals.
This means users can listen into radio signals for thousands of miles.
A spokesperson said: “Within the next 50 years, scientists at BAE Systems believe that battlefield commanders could deploy a new type of directed energy laser and lens system, called a Laser Developed Atmospheric Lens which is capable of enhancing commanders’ ability to observe adversaries’ activities over much greater distances than existing sensors.”
“Working with some of the best scientific minds in the UK, we’re able to incorporate emerging and disruptive technologies and evolve the landscape of potential military technologies in ways that, five or ten years ago, many would never have dreamed possible,” added Professor Nick Colosimo, BAE Systems’ Futurist and Technologist.
Laser technology is hotting up, with Britain unleashing a Star Wars’ style laser cannon dubbed Dragonfire.
The concept mimics the ionosphere, a naturally occurring layer of the Earth’s atmosphere which can be reflective to radio waves.
The radio signals bounce off the ionosphere allowing them to travel very long distances through the air and over the Earth’s surface, picking up every radio signal in its wake.
BAE Systems claimed the lens could also be used as a form of “deflector shield” too.
The Laser Developed Atmospheric Lens (LDAL) concept was developed by technologists at the Company’s military aircraft facility in Warton, Lancashire.
The Deep State Goes to War With President-Elect
IN JANUARY 1961, Dwight Eisenhower delivered his farewell address after serving two terms as U.S. president; the five-star general chose to warn Americans of this specific threat to democracy: “In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.” That warning was issued prior to the decadelong escalation of the Vietnam War, three more decades of Cold War mania, and the post-9/11 era, all of which radically expanded that unelected faction’s power even further.
This is the faction that is now engaged in open warfare against the duly elected and already widely disliked president-elect, Donald Trump. They are using classic Cold War dirty tactics and the defining ingredients of what has until recently been denounced as “Fake News.”
Their most valuable instrument is the U.S. media, much of which reflexively reveres, serves, believes, and sides with hidden intelligence officials.
/pol/ & /leftypol/ BTFO! Martin Luther King, Jr's Niece Announces She Voted For Donald Trump
Dr. Alveda King, the pro-life niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., has just done something that’s turned the liberal world upside down. What she just announced sent a shockwave through the rank and file Democrat world, and it’s safe to say, the left did not want you to hear the surprise King announced today.
It is most certainly purposeful that Dr. Alveda King chose today, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, to make her stunning announcement, admitting she voted for Donald Trump in the presidential election this past November.
The 65-year-old Evangelist and Director of Civil Rights for the Unborn made her earth-shaking announcement in an interview with The American Thinker:
“I pray that all polar opposites learn to Agape Love, live and work together as brothers and sisters—or perish as fools. While I voted for Mr. Trump, my confidence remains in God, for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Prayers for President-elect Trump, Congressman Lewis, and everyone including leaders.”
The reference Alveda King made in regard to Congressman Lewis stems from the most recent mainstream media manufactured controversy, where Lewis stated that he won’t be attending Donald Trump’s inauguration.
BOOM! US-Mexico Border Closed Amid Bloody Riots, Murder, Looting
The attempted assassination of a US consular official and bloody protests, riots and looting that were spilling over into America have forced the closure of the US-Mexico border as the nationwide rebellion continues spiralling towards full-scale revolution.
FBI offered a $20,000 reward for information on the attempted assassination.
CCTV footage of the gunman, who is still at large, has been posted on the US Consulate’s Facebook page.
More than a week after the government of President Enrique Peña Nieto deregulated gasoline prices, which instantly rose as much as 20%, Mexicans are taking to the streets and the protests and riots are growing by the day.
LA Times reports: Four people have been killed and more than 1,500 arrested while looting, staging road blockades and marching in protests such as the weekend demonstrations in Rosarito and along the border.
The price hike, which many believe will lead to higher prices for food and household goods, is opposed by 99% of Mexicans, according to a recent poll, and has drawn the condemnation of business groups, truckers unions, leaders of the political opposition and even the Catholic Church.
Thousands of people marched at a large demonstration in Mexico City on Monday — the second major protest in the capital in four days.
“Out, Peña!” chanted crowd members, who included university students and grandmothers, as they took over Reforma, the city’s biggest boulevard.
In a televised address Thursday, Peña Nieto asked for understanding, saying his government would have been forced to cut funding for social services if it hadn’t raised prices, because of rising fuel costs internationally and the devaluation of the Mexican peso.
“I ask you,” Peña Nieto said, “what would you have done?”
His question was quickly transformed into a social media meme, with thousands of Mexicans offering alternative solutions, including combating corruption at Pemex, Mexico’s state-run oil company, and cutting the gasoline vouchers distributed to elected officials.
Margarita Zavala, the wife of former President Felipe Calderon and a likely 2018 presidential candidate, said in a video posted on her Facebook page that the anger on display in Mexico in recent weeks has less to do with gasoline and more with a perception of corruption and mismanagement among Peña Nieto’s ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI.
The president’s approval rating has fallen to about 25%, and several high-profile current and former members of his party, including ex-governors, face corruption charges.
“The government thinks the indignation is just a result of gasoline increases, but they’re mistaken,” said Zavala, who belongs to the right-leaning National Action Party, or PAN. “The indignation is also due to the abuse, the lies, the injustice and the corruption.”
HELL YES! Trump Wants Alternative Media To Join Future Press Briefings
The incoming Trump administration is considering moving White House press briefings out of the West Wing to accommodate more than the “Washington media elite,” President-elect Donald Trump’s press secretary said.
“This is about greater accessibility, more people in the process,” Sean Spicer said Sunday on Fox News Channel’s “Media Buzz.” Involving more people, including bloggers and others who aren’t from the mainstream media, “should be seen as a welcome change,” he said.
“The briefing room is open now to all reporters who request access,” White House Correspondents’ Association President Jeff Mason said in a statement Sunday. “We object strenuously to any move that would shield the president and his advisers from the scrutiny of an on-site White House press corps.”
“There’s such a tremendous amount of interest in this incoming administration that they’re giving some consideration to finding a larger venue on the 18 acres in the White House complex, to accommodate that extraordinary interest,” Pence said on CBS News’ “Face the Nation.”
“The interest of the team is to make sure that we accommodate the broadest number of people who are interested and media from around the country and around the world,” Pence said.
Good! Now Useless Clinton Foundation Begins Layoffs
The Clinton Foundation announced it’s laying off 22 staffers on the Clinton Global Initiative, keeping with a plan to deal with the negative spotlight put on the organization during former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
The layoffs will take effect April 15, the Clinton Foundation said in a filing with the New York Department of Labor Thursday, citing the discontinuation of the Clinton Global Initiative. The move is part of a plan put in motion ahead of the presidential election in order to offset a storm of criticism regarding pay-to-play allegations during Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state.
The layoffs were reportedly announced internally in September, ahead of Clinton’s stunning loss to President-elect Donald Trump. Many other employees had already begun looking for or accepting other jobs at that time, as it had become clear the future of the initiative was in doubt. It’s unclear how many of the once 200 strong staff might remain at the Clinton Foundation in some other capacity.
The Clinton Foundation could not immediately be reached for comment.
While the FBI concluded its investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of state, a second investigation into the Clinton Foundation regarding allegations of corruption during that same tenure is ongoing.
The decision to sunset the Clinton Global Initiative reportedly set off a dispute within Clinton Foundation circles regarding the best way to handle the fallout from the allegations. Some complained the layoff process was “insensitively” handled, Politico reported, while others took issue with the optics of allowing anyone with the Clinton Global Initiative to stay on.
Good! Trump Plans To Work With Britian To Make Brexit A Reality, Set Up Trade
Trump last night declared he wants to help make Brexit a “great thing” with a bumper transatlantic trade deal.
The President-elect said he “loves” the UK and will offer a quick and fair trade agreement with the US within weeks of taking office.
In an interview with Michael Gove for The Times – the Sun’s sister newspaper — he revealed he was inviting Theresa May to visit him “right after” he gets into the White House.
In an interview, the President-elect said: “I love the UK.
“We’re gonna work very hard to get it (a trade deal) done quickly and done properly – good for both sides.”
Mr Trump added: “I will be meeting [Mrs May]. She’s requesting a meeting and we’ll have a meeting right after I get into the White House and it’ll be, I think we’re gonna get something done very quickly.”
He also predicted more countries will follow Britain by leaving the European Union – because of the migration crisis and Angela Merkel’s “catastrophic” decision to open Germany’s borders.
He said: “People, countries want their own identity. I believe others will leave.”
Mr Trump said he thought that “Brexit is going to end up being a great thing”.
He said Germany’s dominance of the EU showed why the UK was “so smart” to get out.
“I think she made one very catastrophic mistake and that was taking all of these illegals, you know all the people from wherever they come from,” he said.
“And nobody even knows where they come from. So I think she made a catastrophic mistake, very bad mistake.”
The incredible remarks will send shockwaves throughout the EU.
Saudi King Sanctioned Chemical Weapons Use in Syria
The King of Saudi Arabia is the only absolute monarch on earth. In his country, you are either the King, or related to the Royal family, or you are nobody. Residents have no freedom, democracy or human rights. They are renowned as the world’s chief exporter of a political ideology known globally as Wahhabi Islam. There is no covert or public action taken in Saudi Arabia without the express sanction of the King, and/or the Royal family. Saudi civilians or officials are not allowed to act on their own. Chemicals uncovered in Syria are Saudi made, and used against Syrian civilians by the Radical terrorists who are fighting the Syrian government.
The US is complicit in the Saudi project of using the Takfiris to overthrow the Syrian government. Not once did the US do anything to pressure its ally Saudi Arabia to cut off the channels of arms and chemical weapons.
Summer of 2012: Jordan’s financial dependence on Saudi Arabia led to the establishment of an operations center in Jordan, including an airstrip and warehouses for arms. Saudi-procured AK-47s and ammunition arrived, Wall Street Journal reported, citing Arab officials.
Zahran Alloush, the late commander of Jaysh al-Islam (Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan’s personal brigade in Syria) was one of the terrorists who had close relationship with Saudi intelligence services. Alloush was an expert in rocket attacks, and he bought 500 kilos sarin gas and cyanide, with an officer named Ayhan in the Turkish intelligence agency, from one of the countries of the Caucasus and an Eastern European country. He transferred these chemicals through Turkey into Syria. Saudi officials paid the cost of buying toxic gases through the local staff of the Embassy of Saudi Arabia, to the sellers of toxic gases account. The chemical gases were transferred to Turkey and Lebanon. The four cargoes came under the guise of petrochemicals into Syria. One cargo from Turkey and three others from North Lebanon were transferred with the help of a political character associated with Saudi Arabia.
Fast food employee accused of putting menstrual blood on a customer’s burger
"The Mississippi State Department of Health, the Columbus, Mississippi police department and Jack’s Family Restaurant, Inc. have all been investigating an alleged food contamination incident with particularly disturbing details.
According to a Facebook post that quickly went viral, the mother of a former Jack’s employee in Columbus alleged that another fast food worker put menstrual blood on a hamburger and licked the cheese that went on it before serving the meal to a customer last Saturday.
Per The Commercial Dispatch, Tabatha Hollins of New Hope said her 16-year-old daughter used to work at one of the restaurant’s 130 or so locations across the South. When she saw the other employee put her bodily fluids on the burger, she spoke to one of the managers on duty, who served the food anyway, Hollins claims.
After calling the company’s corporate offices, Hollins’s daughter was fired for making “false reports,” according to Hollins’s Facebook post. In a statement to WJTV, Jack’s Family Restaurant said the employee who allegedly contaminated the food was “terminated several days ago for unrelated reasons and no longer works for us. At the time of her dismissal Jack’s was not aware of these allegations.”
The joke's on you bitch thanks for the loosh
North Koreans are 'HOOKED ON STATE SUPPLY OF OPIUM', defector claims
Kim Hyeong-soo, who escaped Kim Jong-Un’s dictatorship in 2009, has claimed the hermit kingdom is depended on the drugs industry.
Having worked for the government’s top secret research body, the Longevity Institute, Mr Hyeong-soo claimed the hermit state is trading opium and that locals are getting hooked.
Mr Hyeong-soo said: “Kim Il-sung gave an internal decision to party officials that they should support the opium industry.
"But they couldn't call them opium manufacturers, so they used a code name or terminology; they called it White Flowers."
He added: "It's very accessible even to the general public. The North Korean government initiated the illegal drugs, but now it's expanded to the general market.
"A lot of the people within the manufacturing industry would actually steal one or two grammes because it's the equivalent of their month's salary.
"Because there is no medication available a lot of people would use opiates as a painkiller, so they would take it orally or intravenously."
The former resident of the hermit kingdom claimed medicine donated to North Korea by the international community and South Korea was immediately seized by the regime and sold at extortionate prices, leaving people with little access to conventional pain relief.
Speaking exclusively to Daily Star, Mr Hyong-soo said: "Tuberculosis was a disease that was going on in North Korea and the medication that was given by South Korea and the international community was sold on the black market.
"For one month’s worth, it would cost the equivalent of what a labourer would make in five years. So of course I have seen a lot of my relatives having children that would die of tuberculosis."
Thank GOD! The Neoliberal Era Is Over!
Yesterday brought three bits of trade-related news from President-elect Donald Trump. The first was that he has nominated as the next United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, who has long railed against what he calls "the utopian dreams of free traders." The second was, obviously, a tweet:
General Motors is sending Mexican made model of Chevy Cruze to U.S. car dealers-tax free across border. Make in U.S.A.or pay big border tax!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 3, 2017
And third was the announcement from Ford Motor Co. that it is cancelling a $1.6 billion plant in Mexico while launching a $700 million factory in Michigan, which Ford Chairman Bill Ford Jr. told Trump himself in a phone call.
We've already seen this cycle play out before—five weeks ago, over the span of a few days, the president-elect vowed to enact a 35 percent border tax, slammed an Indiana ball-bearings plant for moving its factory to Mexico, then declared victory after intervening in another manufacturer's siting decision. But coupled with recent political and societal developments in the increasingly morose continent of Europe, this latest bout of Trumpism spray-paints an exclamation point on a 2017 reality many are still slow to acknowledge: The post-Cold War age of ever-increasing trade, immigration, multilateral integration, and technocratic celebrations thereof, is in the rearview mirror. Once-dominant neoliberalism—I'm using the term here as it is deployed these days by its critics, rather than how it was used by its more domestically inclined originators—is on life support in the democratic West. And this deterioration long predates Donald Trump.
Start with trade. After the destruction of World War II and the post-war European incursions by the Soviet Union, tariff reductions and free-trade zones have been understood in Paris, Bonn, London, and Washington as the best available tool to cement peace and stave off authoritarianism. American presidents from both major political parties—sporadic rhetorical spasms notwithstanding—have without exception assumed their role as the world's lead trade negotiator. Dwight Eisenhower, in the teeth of the Cold War, bucked nearly a century of Republican protectionism. Bill Clinton and Al Gore, after the collapse of communism, shouted down giant sucking sounds from all over the political spectrum. Even Barack Obama, who campaigned more vociferously against trade pacts than any postwar president, predictably reneged on his promise to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and appointed as his second-term Trade Representative a guy whose resume—Council on Foreign Relations, Citigroup, chief of staff in Robert Rubin's Treasury Department—couldn't be more neoliberal if it was cooked up in a laboratory.
Compare that to the mercantilist economic views of Trump's pick, as expressed in a 2008 New York Times op-ed headlined "Grand Old Protectionists":
Modern free traders […] embrace their ideal with a passion that makes Robespierre seem prudent. They allow no room for practicality, nuance or flexibility. They embrace unbridled free trade, even as it helps China become a superpower. They see only bright lines, even when it means bowing to the whims of anti-American bureaucrats at the World Trade Organization. They oppose any trade limitations, even if we must depend on foreign countries to feed ourselves or equip our military. They see nothing but dogma—no matter how many jobs are lost, how high the trade deficit rises or how low the dollar falls.
While the Trump administration's pivot on trade will feel abrupt, the politics behind it have been percolating for more than a decade. Free-trade Democrats, once a common sight on Capitol Hill, became all but extinct after the party re-took Congress in 2006 on a more economically populist platform. Hillary Clinton twice ran for president by campaigning against her husband's trade deals (even while bragging on his economic successes), yet in both instances found herself yanked sharply to the left by competitors who successfully questioned her sincerity. Bernie Sanders, a democratic socialist and longtime independent, received more than 13 million votes in the Democratic presidential primary, in part by claiming—ludicrously!—that international trade is a "global race to the bottom."
Pound falls below $1.20 ahead of May’s Brexit speech
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The pound has fallen below the $1.20 mark for the first time since the October “flash crash”, ahead of a speech on Tuesday when UK prime minister Theresa May is expected to signal that Britain will fully break out of the EU’s common market after Brexit.
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The UK currency fell as much as 1.6 per cent to a low of $1.1986 against the dollar in early Asian trading in an unusually wide gap from Friday’s New York close at $1.2175.
Traders in New Zealand — the first centre to open after the weekend — said sterling first traded in Wellington at $1.2085, representing a fall of almost a cent from its close on Friday.
By the time Sydney trading began two hours later, the pound had steadied to trade at $1.2020, a level it held as Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore came on board — the region’s biggest foreign exchange centres.
“The idea of a soft versus hard Brexit is redundant now — it’s a matter of how fast the hard Brexit arrives,” said Ray Attrill, global co-head of FX strategy at National Australia Bank in Sydney.
SOROS AND ROTHSCHILD AREN'T HIDING IT
Chavista Socialism Has Destroyed 570,000 Businesses in Venezuela
Only 230,000 companies remain of the 800,000 that opened in Venezuela during Hugo Chavez’s regime, meaning 570,000 have shut down.
Price controls, labor laws and threats are the main reasons that experts think caused Venezuela’s industrial collapse, and which left the business sector in ruins.
According to unofficial and preliminary figures from the Central Bank of Venezuela, the 2016 inflation was 830 percent and the Gross Domestic Product fell 23 percent.
There will be no end to Venezuela’s crisis as long as President Nicolás Maduro insists on state control of the economy, first Vice President of the National Council of Commerce and Services Alfonso Riera said.
“That only 230,000 operating companies currently exist out of the 800,000 registered in 1998 should be a call for reflection, and guarantee private companies the space to recover domestic production,” he said. “No matter how many times the wage is increased, inflation will continue to surpass the depth of Venezuelans’ pockets.”
He also said constant and unexpected salary increases implemented by the government don’t help either.
“By increasing costs to companies without creating conditions in which they are able to honor them, businesses are doomed to close and put workers into unemployment” he said.
Merkel Spokeswoman Quits Over Amnesty, Treason by Merkel Regime
A senior German lawmaker who speaks for the ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU) on human rights and humanitarian aid has resigned from the party, citing Angela Merkel’s “open door” immigration policy and efforts to marginalise conservatives.
Erika Steinbach, a representative of Frankfurt am Main who has been a party member for over forty years, had to ask herself some searching questions: “Would I vote CDU at the moment? No. Would I join the CDU today? No. I can only draw the honest conclusion of quitting the CDU,” she told Die Welt.
Germany has had to absorb some 1.2m migrants since the Chancellor declared there was “no limit” to the number of asylum seekers the country could receive. Frank-Jürgen Weise, head of the German Federal Office for Migration, hoped the new arrivals would bolster the German labour force, but only 34,000 have found work so far, while around 975,000 are receiving benefits.
80 per cent arrive with no documents, and thousands have been let in despite presenting papers known to be forged. Steinbach believes the authorities are actively aiding and abetting large-scale illegal immigration.
“At the Federal Office for Migration, thousands of thousands of passports have been identified as counterfeit, without the legal consequences for the respective migrants being drawn. There is a political will behind it.”
Steinbach has long been uncomfortable with Merkel’s migration policy, and her decision to finally resign seems to have been prompted at least in part by the recent terror attacks in Berlin, when a failed asylum seeker at large in the country despite a deportation order murdered a Polish haulier and drove his lorry into a Christmas market, killing 12 people and injuring 48.
“With migrants came not only asylum seekers, but also – as many warned from the very outset – terrorists. Our security environment has significantly deteriorated since opening the borders,” she said.
She claims that conservatives like herself have been “deliberately marginalised, step by step, even stigmatised” for raising these issues.
Good! Celebrities Call For "Total Hollywood Strike" Until Trump Resigns
Who likes Commiewood anyway!?
RELATED! CHINA BUYS UP HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS:
A group of liberal Hollywood celebrities are threatening a “massive, all-round Hollywood strike” unless Donald Trump resigns. Describing Hollywood as “the base of the entire modern American culture“, the group also claims to be speaking on behalf of “all of humanity.”
“It’s about time people understood that we’re the ones with the power and that the president is there to serve us, not the other way around“, a spokesperson for the group told The New York Times.
“We’re calling for a general strike that would include every single person involved in making motion pictures in Hollywood, starting with the actors and celebrities themselves and encompassing companies in charge of making props, movie memorabilia and even souvenir shops.”
Spinzon reports: Rosie O’Donnell, Debra Messing, Ed Asner and Michael Shannon are among the dozens of artists, entertainers, and activists who have attached their names to an effort calling for a month-long protest to stop President-elect Donald Trump.
“No! In the Name of Humanity We Refuse to Accept a Fascist America!” reads a full-page ad placed in the New York Times on Wednesday by the group Refuse Racism. “Donald Trump, the President-elect, is assembling a regime of grave danger,” the ad says.
“Millions of people in the US and around the world are filled with deep anxiety, fear and disgust. Our anguish is right and just. Our anger must now become massive resistance – before Donald Trump is inaugurated and has the full reins of power in his hands.”
Other Hollywood celebrities who have also joined the campaign, however, are calling for an all-out strike that would span the entire movie industry in the hopes that such a move would urge the President-elect to resign from his position as the newly elected President of the United States.
Czech people outraged by black model used in ad leaflet for LIDL
Lidl stands by its decision and responded on the social network. Asked why promotes Model of "Negroid type" replied that in 21st century different races live together . "And as Lidl can be found almost everywhere in Europe, we see differences. The more of the world you know, the more tolerance towards others you will have, "wrote Lidl.
Social network chain reaction was literally flooded the flyer. Have been found but also those who process and approve Lidl taunted racist remarks. "The situation with Lidl leaflet Czech Republic showed that Czechs are neither racists nor xenophobia. They are only the Czechs who oppose absolutely everything is different from the environment that they know. If their steps to vystresuje one black, which probably is not even an immigrant, but probably Briton or a Frenchman. So the EU citizen, "wrote one user.
Many Czechs from complaints made entertainment retail chain and is held. "Please more blacks in leaflets, and thus less racist in stores," he wrote on Facebook Lidl Vít Martian.
Former NSA Spy John Schindler: CIA Is Trying To Take Trump Out Right NOW!
For those liberals out there who THINK they are "anti-establishment", just want them to know how wrong they are! The establishment is trying to take out Trump! They don't trust him, nor does this former spy who admits they are coming after him!
Former spook John Schindler pronounced on Twitter Thursday night that the CIA is trying to take out President-elect Donald Trump before he is sworn in as president next Friday, January 20. Schindler has long accused Trump of being a Russian stooge.
Schindler’s bio for his Observer column reads, “John Schindler is a security expert and former National Security Agency analyst and counterintelligence officer. A specialist in espionage and terrorism, he’s also been a Navy officer and a War College professor. He’s published four books and is on Twitter at @20committee.”
Schindler made his comment about the CIA in reaction to a report by Washington Post columnist David Ignatius that an Obama administration offical told him Trump’s national security adviser retired Lt. General Michael Flynn made several calls to Russia’s U.S. ambassador the day last month that President Barack Obama imposed sanctions on Russia for allegedly interfering in the presidential election to benefit Trump.
Ignatius reported in a column published Thursday night about questions he has regarding Russia, Trump and the election:
"Question 3: What discussions has the Trump team had with Russian officials about future relations? Trump said Wednesday that his relationship with President Vladimir Putin is “an asset, not a liability.” Fair enough, but until he’s president, Trump needs to let Obama manage U.S.-Russia policy.
Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, Trump’s choice for national security adviser, cultivates close Russian contacts. He has appeared on Russia Today, and received a paid speaking fee from the cable network, which was described in last week’s unclassified intelligence briefing on Russian hacking as “the Kremlin’s principal international propaganda outlet.”
According to a senior U.S. government official, Flynn phoned Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak several times on Dec. 29, the day the Obama administration announced the expulsion of 35 Russian officials and other measures in retaliation for the hacking. What did Flynn say, and did it undercut the U.S. sanctions? The Logan Act (though never enforced) bars U.S. citizens from correspondence intending to influence a foreign government about “disputes” with the United States. Was its spirit violated? The Trump campaign didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
If the Trump team’s contacts helped discourage the Russians from a counter-retaliation, maybe that’s a good thing. But we ought to know the facts.”
Schindler makes the point about monitoring phone calls being the job of the intelligence community and that the leak of alleged phone calls from Flynn to the Russian ambassador would have come from the office of the Director of the CIA John Brennan (aka the seventh floor at Langley–CIA headquarters located in Northern Virginia).
Schindler concludes that the CIA is trying to take out “traitor” Trump “now.”
This is the most important story in months. Proof that Trump is a wholly owned Kremlin franchise.
Tell everyone. https://t.co/8rPj7mcCZm
— John Schindler (@20committee) January 13, 2017
“This is the most important story in months. Proof that Trump is a wholly owned Kremlin franchise. Tell everyone.”
You know who monitors phone calls. IC has had enough. Kremlin buttboi traitor can't fill the shoes of Washington, Lincoln, FDR, JFK, Reagan.
— John Schindler (@20committee) January 13, 2017
Schindler retweeted praise for his comments that included a subtweet calling what is going in D.C. a coup against Trump.
How long before we start considering the coup of DT as a coup de grâce instead of a coup coup d'état?
— Rocklin J Hellhammer (@rjhellhammer) January 8, 2017
Central-Bank Bashing Has Gold Only Asset Safe From Meddling
… other than owning other essential assets too, that is!
Baring Asset Management’s Christopher Mahon has one major conviction about 2017: it will be the year in which central-bank bashing by politicians becomes the new normal, so he’s seeking shelter in gold.
“This year is the turning point,” Mahon said in an interview on Monday. “For seven years or so, central banks have largely escaped critique even though one could argue that their policies have been pretty inadequate in many senses. It’s very plausible now that politicians stand up and throw stones at central bankers.”
For the first time in more than two decades, politicians are encroaching on the autonomy central bankers expect to manage growth efficiently. Donald Trump has criticized the Federal Reserve for creating a “big, fat, ugly bubble” in the market by holding interest rates near zero. U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said in October that a change has to come to Bank of England monetary policy. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has suggested that the European Central Bank share the blame for the rise of populism in Europe.
Mahon is betting that gold will rise if political intervention causes central banks to miss inflation and growth targets. In the past few months he’s built up a 4 percent allocation to bullion in his 1.7 billion pound ($2.1 billion) Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund, which outperformed 80 percent of peers last year. Jim Rickards, author of New York Times best seller Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis, is even more bullish: he recommends putting 10 percent into gold.
Meddling in monetary policy can create problems because politicians and policy makers don’t generally share the same objectives. While central bankers typically target inflation in order to keep growth ticking over without overheating, elected officials tend to get more votes in times of rapid economic expansion.
“Donald Trump has the opportunity to stack the Fed’s board with political appointments,” Rickards said by phone from Greenwich, Connecticut. “I’ve never known a politician who’s meddled in central bank policy to cause deflation.”
For those who lose faith in central banks, gold may be the last holdout. It retains its appeal as an asset that once underwrote the monetary system and it can’t be created at will like currencies and bonds, said Matthew Turner, a Macquarie Group Ltd. economist.
“Gold used to be the center of the global financial system, for that reason it has a reputation as a currency – but as a currency that’s not issued by governments and not controlled by governments,” Turner said.
The investment community is split on how Trump will impact gold prices.
Good! New Legislation for National Reciprocity Would Allow Residents to Escape State Gun Bans
Under Rep. Richard Hudson’s (R-NC-8) national reciprocity legislation, a person with a resident or non-resident carry permit from one state would be allowed to carry in every state.
This framework means that residents of California could combat the Democrat-sponsored stranglehold on concealed carry permit issuance by getting a non-resident permit from another state and thereafter carrying concealed in California as outlined in Hudson’s bill.
As of December 3, 2016, the Los Angeles Times reported that California had fewer than 80,000 “active concealed-carry permits” in the state. Out of a population of roughly 39 million, fewer than 80,000 people are licensed to carry a gun for self-defense.
The low number of concealed carry permits is not because citizens lack the desire. Rather, it is because the Democrats have fought for a “good cause” rule that turns the Second Amendment on its head and forces law-abiding citizens to convince the state they have a “good cause” for carrying a gun.
In other words, California residents cannot just carry a gun because they have the right to do so.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the circuit that covers California, ruled residents do not have a right to carry outside the home to begin with. So in California, concealed carry is a privilege handed out by a not-so-benevolent government, and the result is only 80,000 residents out of 39 million have permits.
California keeps a stranglehold on concealed carry by refusing to recognize the carry license from any other state. This means tourists, just like residents, are at the mercy of the criminal element.
Enter Rep. Hudson’s national reciprocity legislation. It will break this stranglehold by forcing California to honor concealed carry permits from the other 49 states. Hudson told the Washington Free Beacon that his legislation covers non-resident permits also, which means it will allow law-abiding Californians with a non-resident permit from one of the other 49 states to carry in California, as well.
Hudson’s legislation will bring this same freedom to Illinois residents. Illinois maintains a stranglehold on its citizens by refusing to recognize licenses from other states.
In short, Hudson’s bill will fix the confusing patchwork of concealed carry laws in America by treating a concealed carry license from any state with the same validity that a driver’s license has in every state.
Will The CIA Assassinate Trump? Ron Paul Warns Of “More Powerful, Shadow Government”
Trump is treading dangerous waters, and risks the fate of JFK
It isn’t just that Donald Trump routinely thumbs his nose at the establishment, insults media figures he sees as unfair and bucks conventional wisdom.
It is that President-elect Trump is defying the will of the deep state, military industrial complex base of ultimate power in the United States. That is why he is treading dangerous waters, and risks the fate of JFK.
Trump publicly dissed the intelligence community assessments on Russian hacking; they retaliated with a made up dossier about the alleged Trump-Putin ‘golden shower’ episode.
While it may be a silly falsehood, it may also be serving as a final warning that they get to script reality, not him.
Perhaps they want Trump to feel blackmailed and controlled by alluding to fake dirt, while reminding him of the real dirt they hold on his activities (whatever it may be).
Insulting the credibility of the intelligence community in a public way – as the man elected to the highest office in the land – is liable to ruffle a few feathers, and it could provoke a serious response.
Trump knows the power of the people he is taunting, but he may not be aware of where the line is between play in political rhetoric and actually irritating and setting off those who control policy.
There is plenty of Trump misbehavior that can be simply written off, or trivialized, but cutting into the war and statecraft narrative of the shadow government steering this deep state is a deviation too far.
It is one thing to play captain, but another to imagine that you steer the ship. They are happy for Trump to take all the prestige and privileges of the office; but not for him to cut into the big business of foreign conflict, the undercurrent of all American affairs, the dealings in death, drugs, oil and weapons, and the control of people through a manipulation of these affairs.
If President Trump takes his rogue populism too far, he will suffer the wrath of the same people who took out Kennedy… there are some things that are not tolerated by those who are really in charge.
And now leaders in the Senate are warning President-elect Trump about the stupidity of going against the national-security establishment.
US Government Officially Calls For Research Into Geoengineering The Earth
The Official List of Geoengineering Patents: http://archive.is/FEvGe
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A federal agency has officially recommended further studies into two areas of geoengineering weather modification techniques.
Earlier this month the U.S. Global Change Research Program quietly recommended new studies looking into two specific areas of research involving the controversial technology known as geoengineering. The GCRP involves thirteen different federal departments and agencies. The program was created by a presidential initiative in 1989 and became law as part of the Global Change Research Act of 1990. The law called for new research to help “assist the Nation and the world to understand, assess, predict, and respond to human-induced and natural processes of global change.”
In their efforts to combat the alleged effects of man-made climate change, the scientific community funds research into a variety of fields. Geoengineering is a controversial type of weather modification which has been researched, but, until recently, been considered too unpredictable to attempt on a large scale. Now the GCRP has released a new report detailing the path of research into climate change, including new research on geoengineering.
According to a 2013 congressional report:
The term ‘geoengineering’ describes this array of technologies that aim, through large-scale and deliberate modifications of the Earth’s energy balance, to reduce temperatures and counteract anthropogenic climate change. Most of these technologies are at the conceptual and research stages, and their effectiveness at reducing global temperatures has yet to be proven. Moreover, very few studies have been published that document the cost, environmental effects, socio-political impacts, and legal implications of geoengineering. If geoengineering technologies were to be deployed, they are expected to have the potential to cause significant transboundary effects.
In general, geoengineering technologies are categorized as either a carbon dioxide removal (CDR) method or a solar radiation management (SRM) (or albedo-modification) method. CDR methods address the warming effects of greenhouse gases by removing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. CDR methods include ocean fertilization, and carbon capture and sequestration. SRM methods address climate change by increasing the reflectivity of the Earth’s atmosphere or surface.Aerosol injection and space-based reflectors are examples of SRM methods. SRM methods do not remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, but can be deployed faster with relatively immediate global cooling results compared to CDR methods.
With the release of their report the GCRP have become the first scientists in the federal government to formally recommend studies involving geoengineering. In the entire 119-page report, the term geoengineering is only mentioned in two paragraphs, but those two paragraphs have the potential to shift thinking in the scientific community in favor of geoengineering research.
“The move will likely further normalize discussion of deliberate tinkering with the atmosphere to cool the planet, and of directly collecting carbon from the sky, both topics once verboten in the climate science community,” Science Mag reports.
The GCRP plan calls for new research into carbon removal and albedo (or SRM) modification. would provide “insight into the science needed to understand potential pathways for climate intervention or geoengineering and the possible consequences of any such measures, both intended and unintended.” The report calls on the research community to evaluate the consequences of geoengineering and “define the smallest scale of intervention experiments that would yield meaningful scientific understanding.”
The report also says “[w]hile climate intervention cannot substitute for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to the changes in climate that occur, some types of deliberative climate intervention may someday be one of a portfolio of tools used in managing climate change.”
The new plan marks the first time since 2009 that the Obama administration ventured into the controversial territory of geoengineering. In 2009, White House science adviser John Holdren mentioned possible geoengineering research leading to questions and fears over whether the White House was “considering” geoengineering or not. Since that time most federal researchers have stayed out of the topic. The CIA, however, is another situation altogether.
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Good! President Trump to Bypass Lying Mainstream Media, Report Directly to the American People
On the road to the White House, Donald Trump defied all odds and rewrote the rules, stumping allies and political (and real) enemies alike in the process. But the truth is, he was just getting started.
The political Left, as well as the establishment of both major parties, still have yet to figure Trump out, but that’s because they keep trying to put him in the same box as all other politicians and presidents, without realizing to this day that he’s not one of them, so he can’t be put in the same box.
He’s not appointing careerist bureaucrats to top administration Cabinet posts like most other presidents have done; he’s appointing can-do business figures who have a reputation for getting things done instead.
And he’s also figured out that he doesn’t need the lying mainstream media to get his message out—and will frankly avoid the MSM at every opportunity. In an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt recently, Trump’s White House press secretary pick Sean Spicer said that “business as usual” will come to an end with regard to how the incoming president will communicate with the American people and the press, Breitbart reported.
In fact, Spicer said the emphasis by Trump will be on ensuring that the American people get a better product (like straight talk) for less money.
“Do you expect him to keep up a regular and as energetic a series of press conferences as previous presidents? Do you expect him to be more or less engaged than previous presidents with that setting, that formal East Room setting sort of thing?” Hewitt asked Spicer.
“Yeah, that’s a good question, because I think the thing that you’ve seen with Donald Trump is that he doesn’t, he doesn’t look to the past and say I’ve got to conform to these precedents,” Spicer replied. “He figures out what’s the best way. And so maybe we do, you know, a series of press conferences, but maybe we do some town hall, you know, Facebook town halls. Maybe we go out and solicit input from Twitter. I don’t, I mean, the answer is we’re looking at a lot of things.”
In other words, Trump has no plans to allow the lying, discredited mainstream media as a filter to “reporting” on his policies, putting their own spin on things and distorting what Trump is really trying to say or accomplish. And that’s going to really tick off the ‘mainstream’ media, who honestly believe if news and information do not flow through them, it’s “fake” or otherwise not genuine.
Hewitt noted that if the Trump administration gets in the habit of sidestepping the establishment press and, Heaven forbid, goes straight to the American people, why, the media will just be “out of gas” and made irrelevant.
“That’s the point,” Spicer said, adding that “business as usual is over.” Spicer said his boss’ goal is to do what is best for the country, and if that means talking directly to the people—using social media and town hall events — then that’s what a President Trump will do.
Suspected Gunman Told FBI He Was Being Forced To Fight For ISIS
Officials said the gunman in a deadly attack at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport checked in his weapon from a flight arriving from Canada.
Esteban Santiago-Ruiz, 26, has been named as the suspected shooter.
BREAKING: Shooter ID’d as Esteban Santiago, law enforcement source tells CBS News. Situation is developing, shelter in place remains at FLL
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) January 6, 2017
According to Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca, Esteban-Ruiz was a passenger on a Canadian flight with a gun that he checked in.
“He claimed his bag and took the gun from baggage and went into the bathroom to load it. Came out shooting people in baggage claim,” LaMarca said.
On the company’s Twitter account, Air Canada confirmed that no one by that name was on their flight. Air Canada flights arrive to Terminal 2, where the shooting took place.
We confirm we have no record of a passenger by the name Esteban Santiago, or checked guns, on any of our flights to Fort Lauderdale #FLL 5/5
— Air Canada (@AirCanada) January 6, 2017
Police were able to apprehend Santiago-Ruiz without having to fire their own weapons when the gunman apparently ran out of bullets.
Law enforcement said he was found with an active military ID and is an American citizen, born in New Jersey. Previous known addresses include Penuelas, Puerto Rico and Anchorage, Alaska.
They add that in November 2016, he walked into an FBI office in Anchorage claiming that he was being forced to fight for ISIS. He was sent to a psychiatric hospital.
In 2011 or 2012, he was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations for child porn. Three weapons and a computer were seized, but there was not enough evidence to prosecute, according to law enforcement sources.
Santiago also has a record for minor traffic violations and was evicted in 2015 for not paying rent.
The suspect wasn’t hurt in the incident and no one else was taken into custody.
Law enforcement agents continued to search the airport property, including the parking garages.
Governments Will Soon Create Human Slaves In Labs
Babies made without mothers could come sooner than we think, leading biologists claim.
Late last year, a team at the University of Bath discovered that sperm and skin cells - or any other kind of non-egg cell - might be all you need for conception.
At the time, they said the scenario of men conceiving with men was 'speculative and fanciful'.
But in a new report published today, the top embryologists at Harvard and Brown Universities urge nations to begin contemplating the legal minefield that would surround mother-less babies.
'With science and medicine hurtling forward at breakneck speed, the rapid transformation of reproductive and regenerative medicine may surprise us,' they write.
'Before the inevitable, society will be well advised to strike and maintain a vigorous public conversation on the ethical challenges of IVG [in vitro gametogenesis].'
Eggs can be tricked into developing into an embryo without fertilization, but the embryos, called parthenogenotes, die after a few days.
Scientists at Bath have developed a method of injecting mouse parthenogenotes with sperm so they can go on in many cases to become healthy pups.
Working with mice, the team produced healthy offspring while bypassing the normal process of fertilising an egg cell with sperm.
Although the embryos in the experiment started out as egg cells, the experiment raises the prospect that one day they could do the same with adult cells.
Writing in Science Translational Medicine, Dr. Eli Adashi of Brown University, I. Glenn Cohen, professor at Harvard Law School, and Dr. George Daley, dean of Harvard Medical School, warn this is something that they have contemplated for a while.
'These things may happen, and it may just be a question of time,' said Dr Adashi, who has been tracking the development of IVG, mostly in Japan and the United Kingdom, since 2005.
For years, scientists at their institutions have been looking at the idea of IVG, which holds the promise of radically advancing fertility and the ability to intervene against disease at the pre- or post-embryonic stage.
But it also could lead to ethical nightmares - if people become empowered to create and choose among scores of embryos in the pursuit of ideal children, for example.
'There's something troubling about an inexhaustible supply of gametes that can be fertilized into an inexhaustible supply of embryos,' said Dr Adashi, professor of medical science and former dean of medicine and biological sciences at Brown University.
Merkel Creates Giant EU Army To Defend Globalist Takeover of Europe
Angela Merkel has vowed to take charge in creating a new EU army that will defend Europe against the “dangers” of a Trump administration.
The German leader says that the European Union needs to have its own army that will take on “more responsibility in the world,” as diplomatic relations between America and Europe “thaw” due to political differences.
And describing Brexit as “emotional” for her she urged the remaining 27 member states to use Britain’s decision to leave to railroad through ever closer military cooperation.
Mrs Merkel made the remarks as she picked up honorary degrees from two Belgian universities which were awarded in recognition of her work towards a ‘unified Europe’.
They come as eurocrats continue to press forward with plans for much closer European cooperation on military matters – a so-called ‘Defence Union’ – which is seen by most observers as the back-door creation of an EU army.
EU chiefs were recently forced to drop controversial plans for a joint military headquarters in Brussels after Britain pledged to veto them, but Mrs Merkel hinted they will be back on the table immediately after Brexit.
Concerns have been raised that an EU army will fatally undermine NATO – the western military alliance which has kept peace on the continent for 50 years – by creating a competing command structure.
But Mrs Merkel insisted such a force will need to come into being in part because of the indifference of Mr Trump, who takes office on January 21, towards the entire euro project.
She said: “Let’s not fool ourselves. From the point of view of some of our traditional partners – and I am thinking here as well about the transatlantic relations – there is no eternal guarantee for a close cooperation with us Europeans.
“I’m convinced that Europe and the EU will have to learn to take on more responsibility in the world.”
The German leader insisted that only Brussels, and not individual member states, can successfully solve global problems, citing defence issues including Russian aggression in Ukraine.
She said: “Europe is facing the biggest challenges for decades. It would be naive to always rely on others to solve the problems in our neighbourhood.”
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The UN’s free speech advocate has warned that British government plans to enforce age verification and some censorship of pornographic websites risk breaking international human rights law and would contribute to a “significant tightening of control over the internet”.
(((David Kaye))), the special rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, called on ministers to conduct a comprehensive review of the digital economy bill, which he said facilitated state surveillance and lacked judicial oversight.
The bill, intended to regulate a range of issues relating to the internet and electronic records, also includes measures to increase data sharing between government departments and protect intellectual property.
But it is the measures to control pornography that have sparked an outcry amid fears that they will will create a database of internet users’ sexual proclivities and roll back Britain’s censorship regime to the pre-internet era.
Billionaire George Soros Lost Nearly $1 Billion in Weeks After Trump Election
Billionaire hedge-fund manager George Soros lost nearly $1 billion as a result of the stock-market rally spurred by Donald Trump’s surprise presidential election.
But Stanley Druckenmiller, Mr. Soros’s former deputy who helped Mr. Soros score $1 billion of profits betting against the British pound in 1992, anticipated the market’s recent climb and racked up sizable gains, according to people close to the matter.
The divergent bets of the two traders are a stark reminder of the challenges even acclaimed investors have faced following Mr. Trump’s unexpected victory. Many experts had predicted a tumble for stocks in the wake of the election, but instead the Dow Jones Industrial Average has climbed 9.3%.
Last year, Mr. Soros returned to trading at Soros Fund Management LLC, which manages about $30 billion for Mr. Soros and his family. Mr. Soros was lured back by the opportunities to profit from what he saw as coming economic troubles.
Mr. Soros was cautious about the market going into November and became more bearish immediately after Mr. Trump’s election, according to people close to the matter. The stance proved a mistake—the stock market has rallied on expectations that Mr. Trump’s policies will boost corporate earnings and the overall economy.
As a result, some of Mr. Soros’s trading positions incurred losses approaching $1 billion, the people say. Mr. Soros adjusted his positions and exited many of his bearish bets late last year, avoiding further losses, the people added.
White Teenager Raises $15K for College, Says Parents Cut Her Off Over Black Boyfriend
Allie Dowdle says her parents cut off her college fund because her boyfriend is black. A white high school senior who says her parents cut her off financially after she continued, despite them forbidding it, to date her African-American boyfriend, has raised more than $15,000 in a day through her GoFundMe page.
“About a year ago, I told my parents that I’d started dating a boy named Michael, pictured with me above,” writes Allie Dowdle, 18, of Eads, Tenn. “Hoping to share him with my family, I showed my parents his picture, and the conversation was over before it even began. My dad did not give me an option: he told me that I was not allowed to see Michael ever again. Why? Strictly because of skin color. It wasn’t a quiet ‘no,’ either. I’ll never forget the yelling my parents did, when they expressed how disappointed they were in me, that I could do so much better. I did not know what to do. I couldn’t comprehend how someone could be seen as less because of pigment. I still can’t comprehend it, and I never will be able to.”
Good! Hungary Plans to Crackdown on All Soros-Funded NGOs
Hungary plans to crack down on non-governmental organizations linked to billionaire George Soros now that Donald Trump will occupy the White House, according to the deputy head of Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s party.
The European Union member will use “all the tools at its disposal” to “sweep out” NGOs funded by the Hungarian-born financier, which “serve global capitalists and back political correctness over national governments,” Szilard Nemeth, a vice president of the ruling Fidesz party, told reporters on Tuesday. No one answered the phone at the Open Society Institute in Budapest when Bloomberg News called outside business hours.
“I feel that there is an opportunity for this, internationally,” because of Trump’s election, state news service MTI reported Nemeth as saying. Lawmakers will start debating a bill to let authorities audit NGO executives, according to parliament’s legislative agenda.
Orban, the first European leader to publicly back Trump’s campaign, has ignored criticism from the European Commission and U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration for building a self-described “illiberal state” modeled on authoritarian regimes including Russia, China and Turkey. In 2014, Orban personally ordered the state audit agency to probe foundations financed by Norway and said that civil society groups financed from abroad were covers for “paid political activists.”
Trump also accused the 86-year-old billionaire of being part of “a global power structure that is responsible for the economic decisions that have robbed our working class, stripped our country of its wealth and put that money into the pockets of a handful of large corporations and political entities.”
In a pre-election commercial, he showed images of Soros along with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. CEO Lloyd Blankfein, all of whom are Jewish. The Anti-Defamation League criticized the ad for touching on “subjects that anti-Semites have used for ages.”
Crisis, Dullards And Wake-up Call
Crisis, Dullards And Wake-up Call
Many people who have been steady loyal dedicated even honorable investors in the gold & silver trade as personal protection for life savings have endured struggles with the family and friends. Whether the conversations are with dullards or stubborn types, maybe educated and formerly successful types, maybe those who are stuck in the paper world of shuffled investments of seemingly no basis, it is of no matter. The battle has been for a few years to convince those around us that a deep contracted crisis is underway. The battle has been to convince that a paradigm shift is in progress. The battle to convince family, friends, colleagues, neighbors, and acquaintances that the financial and economic system is facing a profound risk of total breakdown has been difficult. Most people are stuck in their own cocoon with family duties and business responsibilities, to be sure. Many people are also stuck within entrenched assumptions, most of which are false and easily dismissed. Many people simply do not care, since the official thermometer and barometer readings all read normal if not healthy signals, but then again they are rigged much like icing a thermometer from a rabidly sick man with a high fever. No resolution to certain pervasive intractable problems can come easily, not without a tumultuous sequence of events. The climax appears to have begun last year, while the breakdown accelerates.
SLEEPY DULL MASSES
The sleepy masses are not so much stupid as they are deceived. The dopey masses are not so much deranged as they are badly educated. The myopic masses are not so much apathetic as they are distracted. The wrong-footed masses are not so much debilitated as they are lied to constantly. The ignorant masses are not so much simple-minded as they are dedicated to watching rigged market indexes. They tend to be defiant when confronted by those who are well studied, as their reaction is clear indication of diminished ego and varnished embarrassment. They are not so truly lost as they are duped by watching their mutual funds, IRA funds, and 401k funds rising from the multi-$trillion hyper monetary inflation underway. They regard it as stimulus when they fail to notice the near complete capital destruction with the USEconomy, if not the entire Western Economy. The dullard masses might not awaken until their stock accounts are diminished in value, and some portion of their savings accounts are stolen. They might even cheer with the new Ministry of Truth being installed.
Chinese Leader Meets With Davos Globalist Puppets, Promotes "New World Order"
China's president will preach the advent of a new world order in Davos next week before the high priests of globalisation, who are facing an uprising from voters against their orthodoxy of open markets and borders.
The annual conclave of the World Economic Forum in the Swiss Alps, grouping 3,000 delegates from the worlds of government, business, science and the arts, has created the caricature of "Davos Man", a rich, rootless globetrotter who worships with fellow disciples in the church of free trade.
But populists are singing from a radically different hymn sheet. Their hostility towards both unfettered trade and immigration has already yielded Britain's vote to leave the European Union and the rise of once-fringe parties across Europe, including in France and Germany.
The ultimate rebuke to "Davos Man" will come on Friday, the last day of the week-long forum, when Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States.
And the consensus of a rules-based global order led by Washington is threatened by communist China's inexorable rise.
In that context, it is noteworthy that Xi Jinping will become the first Chinese president to attend the forum when he gives a keynote speech on Tuesday that is expected to extol Beijing's efforts to negotiate new types of regional trade deals shorn of US influence.
This year's Davos "may be the start of China's new role as a leader in promoting globalisation and a speedy recovery of the global economy", as Western countries turn to "isolationist self-centredness", commentator Sun Ding wrote for China's official Xinhua news service.
IHS Markit chief economist Nariman Behravesh stressed China is in no position yet to replace the United States as a global hegemon, but told AFP: "In Davos, Xi will likely articulate China's vision for the world economic and political order."
Trump Administration Invited To Syrian Peace Talks, Obama Regime Excluded!
Russia has invited the incoming Trump administration to Syrian peace talks it is sponsoring later this month with Turkey and Iran, part of a process from which the Obama administration pointedly has been excluded.
U.S. participation, especially if an agreement is reached, would be the first indication of the enhanced U.S.-Russia cooperation that President Vladimir Putin and President-elect Donald Trump have forecast under a Trump administration.
The invitation, extended to Trump’s designated national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, came in a Dec. 28 phone call to Flynn by Sergey Kislyak, Russia’s ambassador in Washington, according to a transition official.
The official said that “no decision was made” during the call and that “I don’t have anything additional on U.S. attendance at this time.” The official spoke on the condition of anonymity based on ground rules set by the transition team.
A spokesman for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that the United States would attend the talks, according to Turkish media. To be held in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, the talks are tentatively scheduled to begin Jan. 23, three days after Trump’s inauguration. Syrian government and opposition representatives are also expected to attend.
The Astana meeting will follow an unsuccessful year-long attempt, spearheaded by the Obama administration and Russia, to implement a ceasefire and begin peace talks in Syria. Moscow and Washington have accused each other of sabotaging that effort. Russia initiated the new process, aiming to demonstrate its own leadership role on the regional and global stages.
Meanwhile, the timing of the Flynn-Kislyak call has prompted questions about whether they also discussed sanctions on Russia that President Obama was widely reported to be preparing - and announced the next day – and whether Trump, as president, will enforce them or even allow them to stand.
So Good! EU Break-up No Longer Unthinkable
Germany's insistence on austerity in the euro zone has left Europe more divided than ever and a break-up of the European Union is no longer inconceivable, German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel told Der Spiegel magazine.
Gabriel, whose Social Democrats (SPD) are junior partner to Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in her ruling grand coalition, said strenuous efforts by countries like France and Italy to reduce their fiscal deficits came with political risks.
"I once asked the chancellor, what would be more costly for Germany: for France to be allowed to have half a percentage point more deficit, or for Marine Le Pen to become president?" he said, referring to the leader of the far-right National Front.
"Until today, she still owes me an answer," added Gabriel, whose SPD favors a greater focus on investment while Merkel's conservatives put more emphasis on fiscal discipline as a foundation for economic prosperity.
The SPD is expected to choose Gabriel, their long-standing chairman who is also economy minister, to run against Merkel for chancellor in September's federal election, senior party sources said on Thursday.
Asked if he really believed he could win more votes by transferring more German money to other EU countries, Gabriel replied: "I know that this discussion is extremely unpopular."
"But I also know about the state of the EU. It is no longer unthinkable that it breaks apart," he said in the interview, published on Saturday.
"Should that happen, our children and grandchildren would curse us." he added.
Finally, Some Common Sense Gun Legislation!
Congressman Moves to Have “Gun Free School Zones Act” Repealed
On December 8, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) announced that he will be chair of a new Congressional Second Amendment Caucus.
In a press release, Massie said:
“The recent election results present us with a new opportunity to advance pro-gun legislation and reverse the erosion of the Second Amendment that’s occurred over the last few decades. I look forward to working with the new President and this determined group of conservatives to promote a pro-gun agenda.”
Members of the Second Amendment Caucus will draft and sponsor pro-gun legislation, and will invite firearm experts, constitutional scholars, and pro-gun groups to speak to the caucus.
The group is already taking action: on Monday, Rep. Massie introduced legislation to repeal the law that banned possession of firearms in school zones across the United States.
Titled H.R. 34, the Safe Students Act, the bill was originally introduced by Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) in 2007. It repeals the Gun-Free School Zones Act (GFSZA) of 1990, which makes it “unlawful for any individual knowingly to possess a firearm at a place that the individual knows, or has reasonable cause to believe, is a school zone.” In 1995, the Supreme Court held the GFSZA unconstitutional, which prompted Congress to amend the bill in 1996. The Supreme Court has not ruled on the constitutionality of the amended Act.
Gun-free zones are ideal locations for wannabe mass shooters to implement their nefarious plans – criminals are more likely to choose settings where they are not likely to be confronted with an armed person who may stop them.
While the Gun-Free School Zones Act may have been well-intended, take a look at what has happened since its implementation:
In a press release posted on January 5, Massie said:
“Gun-free school zones are ineffective. They make people less safe by inviting criminals into target-rich, no-risk environments. Gun-free zones prevent law-abiding citizens from protecting themselves, and create vulnerable populations that are targeted by criminals.”
“A bigger federal government can’t solve this problem. Weapons bans and gun-free zones are unconstitutional. They do not and cannot prevent criminals or the mentally ill from committing acts of violence. But they often prevent victims of such violence from protecting themselves.”
Record 95,102,000 Americans Not in Labor Force, Up 18% Since Obama Took Office in 2009
Barack Obama's presidency began with a record number of Americans not in the labor force, and it's ending the same way.
The final jobs report of the Obama presidency, released Friday, shows that the number of Americans not in the labor force has increased by 14,573,000 (18.09 percent) since January 2009, when Obama took office, continuing a long-term trend that began well before Obama was sworn in.
In December, according to the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, a record 95,102,000 Americans were not in the labor force, 47,000 more than in November; and the labor force participation rate was 62.7 percent, a tenth of a point higher than in November.
The participation rate dropped to a 38-year low of 62.4 percent on Obama's watch, in September 2015. It was only 3-tenths of a point higher than that last month.
Anything You Say Around Your Smart Devices Can and Will Be Used Against You in Court
Are your smart devices spying on you for the State? In this video, Vin Armani discusses the danger of prosecutors being able to confiscate the entire voice history on your smart devices, like the popular Amazon Echo, to find wrongdoing.
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High-tech washing machines and fridges will soon be used by detectives gathering evidence from crime scenes, experts have forecast.
The advent of ‘the internet of things’ in which more devices are connected together in a world of ‘smart working’ could in future provide important clues for the police.
Detectives are currently being trained to look for gadgets and white goods which could provide a ‘digital footprint’ of victims or criminals.
Mark Stokes, the head of the digital, cyber and communications forensics unit at the Metropolitan Police told The Times: “Wireless cameras within a device, such as fridge, may record the movement of owners and suspects.
“Doorbells that connect directly to apps on a user’s phone can show who has rung the door and the owner or others may then remotely,m if they choose, to give controlled access to the premises while away from the property.
“All these leave a log and a trace of activity. The crime scene of tomorrow is going to be the internet of things.”
Migrants carry out random acts of violence and sexual assault in Augsburg,Germany on NYE
oung Migrants Wreak New Year’s Eve Havoc in Bavarian City
Police in Augsburg say that migrants were responsible for several incidents on New Year’s Eve including a stabbing that left one man injured. Several other incidents involving fireworks used as weapons also led to several victims being injured, and a firework that was shot at a police vehicle caused an accident costing 50,000 euros’ worth of damage, reports Augsburger Allgemeine.
Fireworks were also employed by several migrants to attack and cause damage to property. Police say that three Syrian migrants deliberately targetted revellers with fireworks at the main intersection at Königsplatz in the city centre.
Emergency service workers were also targetted. In one case, a fireman attempting to aid a man who was hit in the eye with a firework was also shot at with fireworks. Police spokesman Friedhelm Bechtel said he was “sad and stunned” that those celebrating would turn on their fellow man on New Year’s Eve and that they would attack emergency services who were trying to help those injured.
Sexual assault, which was rampant during the 2015 New Year’s celebrations across Germany, and specifically in Cologne, also occurred in Augsburg.
The New Year’s Eve celebrations in Cologne went off without any major incident due to the heavily increased police presence this year, but not everyone was pleased with police tactics. Left-wing activists have accused police of “racial profiling” because the authorities specifically controlled North African migrants, who were largely responsible for the attacks last year.
5,000 National Guards To Attend Trump Inauguration Over Murder Plot
Thousands of National Guard troops have been deployed to the upcoming Donald Trump inauguration after an assassination plot was discovered.
The Jan. 20 inauguration will see 5,000 troops deployed downtown and a massively beefed up security presence surround the President-elect in order to thwart any assassination attempt.
Mayor Muriel Bowser said despite increased security concerns, the city is prepared and ready for the event, she said Friday at a press conference with U.S. Secret Service and other security forces.
“We prepare for the biggest number possible,” Bowser said. Secret Service special agent Brian Ebert said the Washington field office is “well-prepared and ready for this inauguration.”
In addition to the 5,000 National Guard troops being deployed in the city, 3,000 security officers from multiple jurisdiction will also be on the ground, according to security officials.
“My expectation of this entire team is that they have prepared for any and all circumstances,” Bowser said.
The city’s interim police chief, Peter Newsham, said the city is ready for all contingencies and is monitoring social media to track activists and others looking to disrupt the 58th inauguration.
“Some folks that are indicating on social media that they’re coming to shut down the inauguration or the events,” Police Chief Newsham said. “[It] is something that we will be prepared for.”
The inauguration will cost the city $30 million, with $19 million appropriated by Congress, according to the mayor. Bowser expects the remainder to be reimbursed by the federal government.
Anti-Defamation League declares Pepe a symbol of hate
"What we've seen over the past several months is an increase in this particular meme of Pepe the Frog being used by white supremacists and bigots of all kinds," says Oren Segal, the director of the ADL's Center on Extremism. "Because of the volume of the hatred and the efforts to use it to harass people online, we felt it was time to add Pepe the Frog to our database."
Segal says the alt-right is doing more than just putting a Hitler mustache on Pepe the Frog or placing him in front of a concentration camp. They're using the memes against individuals. "Those images have tended to target Jews and maybe perceived Jews and others in an effort to intimidate and harass."