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Mainstream Media BTFO! Self-admitted Communists Admit Trump Is No Communist At All

Recently posted this @ /leftypol/

American conservative here.

I see a lot of rumors going around that Trump is a "communist puppet", working for Putin. So I'd like to say something first, and then get some opinions from anons who are openly admitted communists. Here it goes:

IF I'm a communist for supporting my new President, for wanting to protecting our borders, for supporting the 2nd Amendment (as well as all other constitutional rights), for supporting our troops, for wanting to get along with other nations who respect our national sovereignty, for not accepting the flaws of globalization or world government, who wants our country to have a strong industrialized economy, for wanting a strong military for defense purposes, for expecting our government to prevent domestic terrorism, who respects our American culture and way of life… IF all this makes me a communist… well then, I'm a proud American communist!

My question for the comrades at /leftypol/: am I really a communist? …Or is the Mainstream Media's narrative full of bullshit?

I'd love to know.



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Trump Wall 1 month elapsed

The tour was the highest profile of several visits by members of Congress during the February recess. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) rode along with Border Patrol agents last week. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) led five GOP lawmakers on a separate tour of the Rio Grande Valley this week. Cornyn has taken a more nuanced approach than the president and some lawmakers to building a wall, saying that enforcement and technology must accompany any physical barrier.

And Democrats in the Congressional Hispanic and Border caucuses met with community groups to denounce the wall as a detriment to immigrant communities.

Juanita Valdez-Cox, executive director of LUPE, an advocacy group founded by activist César Chávez, told the Monitor she expects negative rhetoric from Congress to escalate once Ryan returns to Washington.

“This visit is for him to be able to say that he’s been here and seen the Rio Grande Valley, when in fact he is neglecting to hear the stories and concerns from the people who live here,” Valdez-Cox said. “My fear is that it’s a plan to be able to justify Trump’s wall.”

McAllen is a fast-growing city of 141,000 in the Rio Grande Valley, which last year ranked as the busiest sector for illegal border crossings, largely because of a surge in unaccompanied children and families from Central America.

The river snakes through the region, forming the natural border between the United States and Mexico. It serves as a reminder of the complicated topography of building a wall, since it contains rivers, mountains and other rugged terrain.

Congress is beginning to assess the cost of building the president’s signature campaign promise. Trump has vowed to make Mexico cover the cost, but the Mexican government has balked at the plan. At the moment, the project has no reliable price tag. Trump has estimated the cost at $8 billion. Recent congressional legislation pegged the number at $10 billion, and construction experts say it could be more than double that.

Congressional Republicans seem amenable to underwriting the wall themselves — at least at first — although some budget hawks have said they want cuts to other federal spending to compensate. About 600 miles of the 2,000-mile southern border are covered by fencing that ranges in height from three feet to about 20 feet.


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White off-duty cop surrounded by beaner gang pulls gun,shit ensues

YouTube videos surfaced Wednesday that purport to show a Tuesday altercation in Anaheim with several juveniles and an off-duty Los Angeles police officer who discharged a firearm during the scuffle.

The Anaheim Police Department in a Facebook post said that it is aware of numerous videos concerning the officer-involved shooting that occurred around 2:45 p.m. in the vicinity of Euclid Street and West Palais Road.

Sgt. Daron Wyatt, a spokesman for Anaheim police, declined to confirm the authenticity of the videos. However, the sergeant did say “they appear to depict portions of the incident.”

The confrontation began over ongoing issues with juveniles walking across the officer’s property, Wyatt said.

In the Tuesday confrontation, a 13-year-old boy is accused of threatening to shoot the off-duty officer, at which time the officer attempted to detain the boy until Anaheim police arrived, Wyatt said.

That led to a physical confrontation between the officer and several other juveniles, Wyatt said. At that time, the officer, who hasn’t been identified, discharged his gun once.

The 13-year-old was booked at Orange County Juvenile Hall for criminal threats and battery. A 15-year-old boy was arrested for assault and battery and released to his parents.

The altercation may have started because of a misunderstanding between the 13-year-old boy and the officer, said Gregory Perez, 16, who witnessed the incident.

“The little kid said, ‘I’m going to sue you,’ and then the guy thought he said, ‘I’m going to shoot you.’ That’s when he started grabbing the little kid.”


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Meximonkey Tranny Kills 'Himself' Minutes After Being Deported by President Trump

An undocumented Mexican immigrant committed suicide half an hour after he was deported from the United States, BBC reports.

Guadalupe Olivas Valencia, 45, jumped from a bridge at the border of San Diego, Calif. and Tijuana, Mexico after he was deported for the third time.

A U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency-issued bag that held his possessions was found near his body.

The man was transferred to a hospital, where he was quickly pronounced dead. He died of a heart attack and concussion.

According to witnesses, Valencia was "shouting that he did not want to return to Mexico” before jumping to his death. He was a native of Sinaloa, one of the country’s most violent states and home of a major drug cartel.

Valencia’s death follows recent orders by the Trump administration to ramp up deportations of undocumented immigrants in the country, many of them from Mexico.



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Good & Bad! More States Allowing People To Bear Arms Without A Permit, 2 States Recently Denied

New Hampshire this week passed a law allowing residents to carry a concealed handgun without a permit, joining a growing number of states that are allowing residents to carry weapons out of sight without a license.

At least 11 states have passed laws allowing the concealed carry of guns without a permit, and 16 states have introduced legislation this year to do the same, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures and the National Rifle Association. Gun rights advocates see the laws as the next frontier in Second Amendment rights.

“That’s kind of the next step in expanding law-abiding gun owners’ constitutional right to self-protection,” said Jennifer Baker, a spokeswoman for the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action. “It’s where a lot of states are moving.”

The legislation has been dubbed “permitless carry” or “constitutional carry,” as proponents believe that people have a constitutional right to carry a gun with as few restrictions as possible. Legislation is pending in states including Kentucky — where gun rights advocates expect it to pass — Texas, Colorado and Indiana.

Idaho, Mississippi and West Virginia passed laws last year that do away with concealed-carry permits, allowing people to carry weapons without them.

In New Hampshire, Gov. Chris Sununu (R) signed a law Wednesday that allows anyone who has purchased a licensed pistol or revolver to carry it, loaded or unloaded, on him or herself or in a vehicle. Sununu’s predecessor, Sen. Maggie Hassan (D), twice vetoed the legislation.

“We have historically allowed people to openly carry a pistol. I don’t see why you have to get a second permit if you’re a law-abiding citizen and legally entitled to own a gun,” Jeb Bradley (R), the majority leader of the state Senate, said in an interview. Bradley and Sununu also said the law puts New Hampshire on equal footing with neighboring Vermont and Maine, which also do not require permits for the concealed carry of handguns.

The legislation went into effect immediately.

In Missouri, lawmakers last year overrode Gov. Jay Nixon’s (R) veto and passed a package of gun legislation that established a “stand your ground” law and allowed people to carry concealed handguns without a permit.

“The basis of this whole bill is that it allows law-abiding citizens to protect themselves and their families,” state Sen. Brian Munzlinger (R), the bill’s sponsor, said at the time. His office declined to comment on Thursday. Concealed-carry permits were no longer necessary in the state starting Jan. 1.


Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D) vetoed a bill allowing for the carrying of concealed guns without a permit on Thursday. Bullock said in a veto letter that the state’s sheriffs may require safety training before granting a concealed-carry permit and can deny permits to people struggling with mental illness.

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) has vowed to veto a bill that would establish permitless carry in the state.



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Trump Was Right: Swedish Citizen Reveals SICK Truth Of What’s Happening Right Outside His Window

Swedish Citizen Reveals SICK Truth Of What’s Happening Right Outside His Window That Should Wake America The Hell Up

Donald Trump talked about “what’s happening in Sweden” and everyone goes crazy! What do you mean what’s happening in Sweden?

You don’t notice the crazy amounts of mass Muslim migrant crime? Hmmm. How about some riots? Hmmm. Notice it yet?

Here’s a Swedish resident who’s telling the story about what’s happening in his town. The only person who can speak about this better than a Swedish resident would be if the Muslims posted their own videos incriminating themselves of their crimes.


There you have it folks. The guy tells you EXACTLY what you need to know about the situation in Sweden.

If you can’t believe what a resident says, then who can you believe? To anyone who doubted Donald Trump – how do you feel now that you know what’s really happening in Sweden?

The only time I ever heard about Sweden was when people talked about their bikini team. From what I knew, this was a fun loving place to live where they had barely any problems. Then I find out that Sweden has become a cess pool thanks to the Muslim migrant refugees and their barbaric crime waves.

Now if you wear a bikini in Sweden, then you’ll probably be raped by a Muslim migrant refugee. The sex crimes are out of control!

Look folks – no one wants to deal with invasions of mass criminals. But the problem isn’t US – it’s them. If the Muslim migrant refugees went to new locations and were NICE people who helped make the town a better place to live, then all of America would want them.

But that’s not how it is. These crummy cretins continuously commit crimes.

Sweden is what we will become if they keep acting like this and the liberals let them in.



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Japan's male hosts sell dreams to lonely women

TOKYO - Cigarette smoke hangs thick in the air of a Tokyo nightspot as Aki Nitta sips champagne with a trio of sweet-talking Lotharios peddling fake love at premium rates.

In a country which has lost its mojo, many wealthy Japanese women spend eye-watering sums on male hosts in return for an evening of sweet talk, flirting - and often sex.

"I want my heart to flutter", Nitta told AFP at a popular club in the Kabukicho red-light district lined with chrome and mirrors.

"Japanese men aren't very attentive and don't show their feelings, but hosts treat you like a princess. I want to be pampered and I don't care how much it costs", she adds.

The 27-year-old businesswoman from Nagoya, spends around US$10,000 (S$14,000) a month on the object of her desire - a faintly androgynous beau with bleached hair and a boyish grin.

But some big-spenders splurge over US$100,000 in a single night to have their egos stroked by smooth-talking rental Romeos who themselves can earn five times that amount in a good month.

There are a growing number of wealthy and successful Japanese women that have become frustrated with traditional dating and instead prefer to focus their romantic energies somewhere they are guaranteed to be treated well.

"I'm paying for time, rather than men", explained Nitta. "Time is more important to me so I want to live for now, without any regrets". Many women - ranging from 20-somethings to those in their sixties - lavish expensive gifts on their favourite hosts, buying them diamond watches, luxury cars, even apartments. "When I was 20 a customer bought me a Porsche", said former host Sho Takami, who owns a chain of clubs and likens a host's role to that of a psychiatrist, with benefits. "It's a 24-hour job", insisted the 43-year-old after arriving for work in a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce. "Our real work starts after hours - going for drinks with customers, crawling into bed at 9am, meeting another one for lunch", added Takami, who is set to open a host club in Las Vegas next year. "It's important the customer believes there's a chance of love. After all that's how you get her to come to the club and spend money", Takami explained. Host clubs are a US$10 billion industry in Japan with some 800 venues nationwide. Around 260 of those are located in Tokyo, most squeezed into Kabukicho's narrow streets where flickering neon signs display the air-brushed faces of hosts outside clubs with names such as Romeo, Gatsby and Avalon. Hosts have been compared to male geishas and Takami believes the culture, which began in the early 1970s, empowers women. "A host's job is to support a lady's heart", he said. "We're here to encourage women's social advancement. It used to be considered a bit vulgar to party with hosts. "But times have changed. These days being able to let your hair down at a host club is a mark of status or success", he added. Japan's hosts, denizens of the night instantly recognisable by their spray tans, crimped long hair and tight-fitting suits, are often accused of preying on women's emotions. "The customers are buying affection," shrugged ex-host Ken Ichijo on the terrace of his penthouse flat. "We're selling them dreams, so you lie about loving them in return for serious money", added the 38-year-old club manager, freshly blow-dried and shirt open to reveal a medallion. "That leaves a bad taste for some people who think we're just ripping girls off" . Ichijo argues that it is simply a case of supply and demand. "Hosts exist to fill a void in someone's life", he said. "In this business, the host is the product. We pamper to a woman's every need - listen to her problems, tell her she's beautiful, act out her fantasies." With harsher restrictions on opening hours, regular police checks and far less 'yakuza' gangster involvement, the host business has cleaned up its shady image in recent years. But the promise of sex is still dangled as bait in a cutthroat industry, admits Ichijo, whose plush apartment screams bling. "Sex is not necessarily part of a host club's service," he said. "But it is part of trying to satisfy the customer's needs." Japan's shrinking birthrate has been blamed in part on a growing social trend known as 'herbivore men' - those who shun carnal pleasures and machismo in favour of the quiet life. But libidos rage among the coiffured gigolos at the Top Dandy club, where sex worker Megumi Suzuki is a regular. "Hosts are charming and they understand a woman's feelings", purred the 27-year-old as a snake-hipped host in leather pants and winklepicker shoes lit her cigarette. "I come here to blow off steam. The men are like sparkly things - I could come every day and never tire of them" . - See more at: http://news.asiaone.com/news/lifestyle/japans-male-hosts-sell-dreams-lonely-women

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Japan zoo executes 57 snow monkeys with invasive ‘alien genes’

A total of 57 snow monkeys were put to death through lethal injection in a zoo in northern Japan after they were found to be carrying genes of an “invasive alien species.”


DNA testing done by the Takagoyama Nature Zoo in Chiba showed that the primates were crossbred with the rhesus macaque, a banned monkey species in Japan.

The species in question, which is common in parts of India and China, is seen as a threat to Japan’s natural environment.

“They get mixed in with indigenous animals and threaten the natural environment and ecosystem,” Junkichi Mima, a spokesman for WWF Japan, told the BBC.

The culled monkeys were believed to have escaped from their enclosure and bred with the wild monkeys outside the facility. They “had to be killed to protect the indigenous environment,” zoo officials said.

Shortly after being euthanized, a memorial service was held for the snow monkeys’ “souls” at a nearby Buddhist temple.

As anticipated, wildlife conservationists voiced out their disdain for the supposedly unjustified killings.

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Snow monkey supremacists !!

Screen Grab from Twitter/@Zorost1588

“This seems a bit of a harsh response,” said one user on Facebook, while another one wrote, “Why? Send them out of Japan if need be, but killing them?”

Zoo operators, however, claimed that the move was “unavoidable.”

Japanese macaques, more popularly known as snow monkeys, are native to Japan and are one of the country’s major tourist attractions.

Their penchant for mating with other species has been a cause for concern in the country, which prohibits the transport of invasive species including crossbreeds. Khristian Ibarrola / ra/rga

Read more: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/874477/japan-zoo-executes-57-snow-monkeys-with-invasive-alien-genes

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South African police use force to disperse anti-immigration protesters

outh African police have used stun grenades, rubber bullets and water cannon to try to disperse anti-immigration protesters in the capital, Pretoria, and keep them from foreign nationals who had gathered to express alarm about recent attacks.

A police official said 136 people had been arrested in the past 24 hours.

Resentment against foreign nationals has sometimes turned deadly amid accusations that they take jobs from locals in a country where unemployment is more than 25%. Others are blamed for drug-dealing and other crimes.

In 2015, anti-immigrant riots in and around the city of Durban left at least six people dead. About 60 people were killed in similar violence seven years earlier.

On Friday protesters in Pretoria marched towards the foreign ministry, some carrying sticks or pipes. A petition was handed to the ministry in which they suggested the government teach immigrants to “speak properly”. The petition added: “They are arrogant and they don’t know how to talk to people, especially Nigerians,.”

The Nelson Mandela Foundation criticised authorities for “giving permission for a march of hatred”.

“We don’t have hate! We don’t have hate!” one foreign national was recorded as shouting in a video posted by local broadcaster eNCA.

A statement issued by President Jacob Zuma’s office said South Africans should not blame all crime on foreign nationals. It cited recent reports of violence in Pretoria and hate speech on social media.

“Many citizens of other countries living in South Africa are law abiding and contribute to the economy of the country positively,” Zuma said. “It is wrong to brandish all non-nationals as drug dealers or human traffickers.”

Amnesty International accused the authorities of failing to “address toxic populist rhetoric that blames and scapegoats refugees and migrants”.

Zuma said South Africans were not xenophobic, and he called on everyone, citizens and non-citizens, to work together to combat the high crime rate.

The periodic backlash against foreign nationals has hurt the tolerant image the country has tried to present since the end of apartheid almost a quarter of a century ago.

Despite high unemployment, South Africa is one of Africa’s largest economies and remains a draw for people across the continent. Businesses run by Somalis, Ethiopians and others are often targeted in anti-foreigner protests.

Amid the anti-immigrant sentiment, government data shows the number of foreign-born people in South Africa has declined. A report (pdf) last year said the number of foreign-born people fell from 2.2 million in 2011 to 1.6m. South Africa has a population of more than 55 million.

Zuma’s statement on Friday acknowledged complaints about companies that hire what it described as “illegal immigrants”, saying the foreign office would crack down on all employers who “continue with this practice, which is dangerous as it pits locals against non-nationals”.


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As Feds Continue To Blame Russia, Indiana Officials Expose DHS In Massive 2016 Election Hack

According to a report published by the Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group, the Department of Homeland Security, under the Obama administration, attempted to hack the Indiana State electoral system nearly 15,000 times. The news comes in the wake of months of post-election talk the Russians helped Donald Trump get elected, thwarting any chance of Hillary Clinton to win in November of 2016.


Yet even with the bipartisan parade of politicians, including former president Barack H. Obama, Lindsey Graham, John McCain, and others, the American people have not been presented one shred of evidence to suggest the Russians attempted to meddle with the elections. Free thinkers everywhere are scratching their heads, and asking themselves if they’re supposed to believe the so-called leaders in Washington, without being presented with any proof the Kremlin had anything to do with Clinton’s loss.

The bully in Washington may have used his executive powers to go after states such as Indiana, that “resisted then-President Barack Obama’s attempt to increase federal involvement in state and local election systems by designating them as ‘critical infrastructure’ for national security,” writes DCNF’s Richard Pollack. To better describe the hacking attempt, Pollack described it as a “scanning assault.”

Apparently, the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) aren’t too happy about the intrusive big-brother cyber attacks by the Feds, and are calling on Trump to overturn the measures put in place by his predecessor to increase federal involvement in their election systems. Once again, the states are pushing back against executive overreach by a president who is no longer in office, which may serve to demonstrate just how long-lasting Obama’s rule-based, executive order leadership actually is.

Seemingly miffed by the IT intrusion is Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson, who also serves as president of NASS. She told Pollack, “we know that between November 1 and December 16, we were scanned with about 14,800 scans, nearly 15,000 different times,” an action which was traced back to a Department of Homeland Security computer’s IP address, which was the same system used to hack into Georgia’s electoral system as well, making it the second time the federal government has been implicated in attempting to hack into state election systems. She points the finger squarely at the Obama administration’s DHS, saying she believed the scans were possibly retaliatory since the state chose not to allow DHS to get their hands on Indiana’s electoral infrastructure. “We declined their assistance,” she said but added, “our voter registration system was not penetrated.”

Lawson points the finger squarely at the Obama administration’s DHS, saying she believed the scans were possibly retaliatory since the state chose not to allow DHS to get their hands on Indiana’s electoral infrastructure. “We declined their assistance,” she said but added, “our voter registration system was not penetrated.”

Pollack spoke with James Scott, a cyber security specialist and senior fellow at the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology. Scott said, “censorship has always been an issue in the brick-and-mortar world. So, censorship in the digital landscape is simply just transference of methods…I think within federal agencies it is possible to imagine that there are some overreaching aggressive managers.” But Scott’s words seem to downplay the intrusion with has now been discovered twice in Red states.

In terms of proof, the only evidence presented, which indicates the Election of 2016 was tampered with, is coming from sovereign states, two of whom are now pointing the finger at the Obama administration’s DHS, for attempting to hack their own state’s system. It must be plainly stated. Factually speaking, the Department of Homeland Security has twice been implicated in election hacking, not the Russians.

There were no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Benghazi wasn’t the result of a spontaneous demonstration against an anti-Islam film. And no, not yet do we believe the Russians hacked the Election of 2016, although two reports indicate our own federal government most certainly did. Ironically, DHS has yet to comment on the accusations coming from Georgia and Indiana, a notable silence which appears to be deafening.



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African Non-Human Primates Host Diverse Enteroviruses

Enteroviruses (EVs) belong to the family Picornaviridae and are responsible for mild to severe diseases in mammals including humans and non-human primates (NHP). Simian EVs were first discovered in the 1950s in the Old World Monkeys and recently in wild chimpanzee, gorilla and mandrill in Cameroon. In the present study, we screened by PCR EVs in 600 fecal samples of wild apes and monkeys that were collected at four sites in Gabon. A total of 32 samples were positive for EVs (25 from mandrills, 7 from chimpanzees, none from gorillas). The phylogenetic analysis of VP1 and VP2 genes showed that EVs identified in chimpanzees were members of two human EV species, EV-A and EV-B, and those identified in mandrills were members of the human species EV-B and the simian species EV-J. The identification of two novel enterovirus types, EV-B112 in a chimpanzee and EV-B113 in a mandrill, suggests these NHPs could be potential sources of new EV types. The identification of EV-B107 and EV90 that were previously found in humans indicates cross-species transfers. Also the identification of chimpanzee-derived EV110 in a mandrill demonstrated a wide host range of this EV. Further research of EVs in NHPs would help understanding emergence of new types or variants, and evaluating the real risk of cross-species transmission for humans as well for NHPs populations.

The recent discovery of human EVs in fecal samples of wild NHPs in Cameroon [8] highlights the risk of transmission of EVs between NHPs and humans. Indeed, authors showed high rates of EV infection (95%) and suggested that was the consequence of the mandrills large population size, which could maintain viruses over long time periods through transmission between individuals [19]. The objective of the present study was to characterize the genetic diversity of EVs circulating in NHPs in Gabon and to identify the phylogenetic relationship of these EVs with human types. Our work showed co-circulation of human and simian EVs in NHPs in Gabon and allowed the characterization of two new EV-B types.

The evolutionary origin of the EV-B group with EV-J non-structural proteins remains unclear. It could be a result of a recent cross-species transmission and inter-species recombination. Another possibility could be the co-evolution of EVs with primates. Enterovirus B types that are commonly found in humans have been detected in NHPs in our study (e.g. Cpz-GAB130 and Cpz-GAB98) and in previous reports [67]. However, there have been no data on detection of the EV-B/EV-J recombinant viruses in humans. Moreover, in VP1 these viruses lay aside from the "classical" human EV-B (Fig 3). So far, it presents that this group of EV-B is specific to primates, and may represent current emergence of a novel species from EV-B. Unfortunately, it is not possible to definitively conclude if this group emerged recently or co-evolved with primates for some time because in EVs mutations reach saturation on a century scale [68], and analysis of more ancient events would be doubtful.


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CRAZY! This Welfare Queen Goes Ape After A Local Grocery Store Puts Up A New Sign!

CRAZY! This Welfare Queen Goes Ape After A Local Grocery Store Puts Up A New Sign!

Sponsored by >>>/crazynews/

Obama’s administration has done nothing but contribute to the “welfare state”, growing it to 41% or more than $193 billion since he took office. We’re officially spending more on welfare on a country than we are on securing the nation.

Now, many grocery stores throughout the nation are taking a stand where Obama has refused to. Wawa recently made headlines after putting up signs warning welfare recipients that they no longer take EBT cards.

The signs are reportedly being hung throughout the chain in Philadelphia. This sign in particular has gone viral after being posted on Facebook by Jay McGuire.

People who are liking and sharing the post are clearly frustrated with the system.


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Mexico, pls no mi dueño !

Over all, Mexico stopped and sent back almost twice as many Central Americans as the United States did. The question is, Could President Trump’s wall replace this buffer?

History suggests the most productive policy would aim to manage immigration from poorer countries to ensure it remains legal. Trying to stop it simply pushes it underground. An immigrant guest-worker program managed by Mexico and the United States, some experts suggest, could help migrants, protect American workers and fulfill the needs of American employers.

But even if such enlightened policy is still politically out of reach, the argument for cooperation between Mexico and the United States remains powerful. These days, illegal migration from Mexico is a relatively minor problem. Apprehensions of Mexican immigrants at the border are running at their lowest since the 1970s. Fewer Mexicans are coming north across the border than are returning home from the United States. Last year, more Central Americans than Mexicans were apprehended by the Border Patrol. Mexico is now mainly a passageway.

Past American governments have recognized the importance of Mexico’s help. Washington has given Mexico $24 million to support immigration enforcement — mostly in training and high-tech gadgetry — and obligated $75 million more.

Of course, Mexico doesn’t do this only out of love for its northern neighbor. As Mr. Mohar points out, even if their final destination is the United States, tens of thousands of Central Americans marching northward can put stress on Mexican communities, too. Notably, if Mexican officials were to just wave them through, they would place enormous strains on cities along Mexico’s northern border.

And yet the new American administration might recognize that preventing Central Americans from reaching the United States imposes a high political cost on the Mexican government. In 2014, when Mr. Peña Nieto announced the Southern Border Plan to tighten security around border points of entry and known migration corridors, he was harshly criticized for doing dirty work for the United States.

“It became a news story in Mexico: Why are we treating Central American migrants like the United States treats Mexicans?” said Andrew Selee, executive vice president of the Wilson Center in Washington, a research center focused on international affairs.

“The Mexican government persisted because it perceived that a migration crisis on the border with the United States could also damage Mexico,” he noted. “There were other things at stake in the relationship that it didn’t want to risk.”

By threatening to build a wall and leave Nafta and do any number of things to Mexico, Mr. Trump is changing this equation. If hostility is all he has to offer, the political cost for Mexico to be America’s wall may prove too steep.


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How Angry Will You Be If Establishment RINOs In Congress Do Not Repeal Obamacare?

RELATED: >>>/badnews/16

If Obamacare is not replaced within 2018, RINOs need to be purged come next Congressional election! Start making blacklists NOW!

Top Republicans are now publicly saying that Obamacare will never be fully repealed. In fact, many Republicans in Congress are already using the term “repair” instead of “repeal” to describe what is going to happen to Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law.

Without a doubt, the Republicans in Congress are eventually going to do something, but strategists in both parties are now suggesting that most of the key elements of Obamacare are going to remain once everything is all said and done. It will be put into a more “conservative” package, but it will still be Obamacare.

On Thursday, former House Speaker John Boehner made headlines all over the country when he said that a complete repeal of Obamacare is “not what’s going to happen”. Instead, Boehner said that Republicans are going to “fix Obamacare” and that they will “put a more conservative box around it” in order to keep their constituents happy.

Of course this isn’t what we voted for. For years, Republican politicians all across the country have been promising that Obamacare would be repealed once they got control of Congress, but now Boehner is telling us that all of that was just “happy talk”…

Earlier in the panel discussion, Boehner said he “started laughing” when Republicans started talking about moving lightning fast on repeal and then coming up with an alternative.

“In the 25 years that I served in the United States Congress, Republicans never, ever, one time agreed on what a health care proposal should look like. Not once,” Boehner said. “And all this happy talk that went on in November and December and January about repeal, repeal, repeal—yeah, we’ll do replace, replace—I started laughing, because if you pass repeal without replace, first, anything that happens is your fault. You broke it.”

When the Republicans finally get around to doing something, they will inevitably declare it to be a great victory, but will it actually be that much different from what we have now?

Yes, the IRS penalty for not having health insurance will probably go. But there will still be coverage for children up to the age of 26, there will still be mandatory coverage for preexisting conditions, there will still be mandatory coverage for maternity expenses, there will still be some form of Medicaid expansion and there will still be subsidies for the poor.

In the end, we are still going to have a healthcare system where half the country pays for the healthcare for the other half of the country.

That isn’t fair, and it never will be. One half of the country shouldn’t have to pay much higher rates for their own health insurance and also pay for the healthcare of everyone else in the nation as well. Either we should go back to a free market system, or they might as well go ahead and socialize the entire thing.



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Trump On EU: ‘I Think It’s Wonderful’

Trump On EU: ‘I Think It’s Wonderful’

U.S. President Donald Trump praised the European Union as “wonderful” Thursday in an interview with Reuters.

“I’m totally in favor of it,” Trump said of the EU. “I think it’s wonderful. If they’re happy, I’m in favor of it.”

Trump further said he expects to maintain “very good relations” with the EU.

“I do, sure. I have very good relations with the EU,” he said. “But I thought that the U.K. would pull out of Brexit and I was right.”

Many European leaders have been concerned over what a Trump presidency would mean for the bloc. Guy Verhofstadt, the European Union’s Brexit negotiator, even named him one of three existential threats facing the EU. (RELATED: Top EU Official Compares Trump’s Emergence To The Threat Of ISIS)

Trump recently praised the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the EU, saying Brexit would “end up being a great thing.”

“I was in Turnberry [his Scottish golf course] and was doing a ribbon cutting because I bought Turnberry, which is doing unbelievably, and I’ll tell you, the fact that your pound sterling has gone down? Great. Because business is unbelievable in a lot of parts in the UK, as you know. I think Brexit is going to end up being a great thing,” Trump said in a January interview with The Sunday Times and German tabloid Bild.



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Judge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can't cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the nation's largest abortion provider.

An injunction issued by U.S. District Sam Sparks of Austin comes after he delayed making decision in January and essentially bought Planned Parenthood an extra month in the state's Medicaid program.

Texas is now at least the sixth state where federal courts have kept Planned Parenthood eligible for Medicaid reimbursements for non-abortion services, although a bigger question remains over whether President Donald Trump will federally defund the organization.

Sparks' decision preserves what Planned Parenthood says are cancer screenings, birth control access and other health services for nearly 11,000 low-income women at 30 clinics. Texas originally intended to boot Planned Parenthood in January but Sparks told the state to wait pending his ruling. Arkansas, Alabama, Kansas, Mississippi and Louisiana have also had similar efforts blocked.

Sparks' unsparing opinion excoriated Texas for not providing "any evidence" of Planned Parenthood wrongdoing and stalling on the ouster for nearly a year.

"A secretly recorded video, fake names, a grand jury indictment, congressional investigations — these are the building blocks of a best-selling novel rather than a case concerning the interplay of federal and state authority through the Medicaid program," Sparks wrote. "Yet, rather than a villain plotting to take over the world, the subject of this case is the State of Texas's efforts to expel a group of health care providers from a social health care program for families and individuals with limited resources."

Like in other states, Texas health officials accused Planned Parenthood officials of making misrepresentation to investigators following the release of secretly recorded and heavily edited videos by an anti-abortion group last year. Investigations by 13 states into those videos have concluded without criminal charges, and Planned Parenthood officials have denied any wrongdoing.


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Trump Correct Again! More Horror in Sweden As Mother is Raped and Robbed by Muslim Refugees

A woman was raped and robbed at knifepoint outside of a shopping centre in a crime-plagued Swedish city.

The brave mother feared she would never see her children again as a teenage thug, who spoke a language she did not recognise, attacked her in the parking lot of the Mobilia shopping centre in Malmo at around 7.30pm on Wednesday.

The victim, who lives outside the city with her family, had been running errands when a washer fluid lamp on her car flashed and she stopped at the shopping centre to refill.

However, only moments after getting out of the car and opening the trunk, she was attacked.

She said: “I felt that someone pulled my jacket. It was a man with a black hat, black jacket and jeans."

She added: “I screamed for help but when I did he put a hand over my mouth. He brandished a large knife, the blade was probably 30cm long, and I could only think about my children.”

The sickening attack happened despite the shops still being open and several cars being parked in the lot.

Continuing her recollection of the horrific scenes, the victim said she saw a man with a young child walking past, but she added he did not appear to have noticed what was unfolding just metres away.

After assaulting the woman, who is in her 40s, the thug ordered her to hand over all her valuables, in addition to punching her.

“He shouted that he wanted money,” she said. “He cut off my necklace and got my rings, I don’t really remember if I was wearing one or two.

“Another man appeared on a moped and they said something to each other in a language I didn’t recognise. Afterwards, the robber jumped onto the back and they drove off.”

As the cowards left the scene, the mother managed to call the police who later took her to the hospitals for a full medical examination.

She said: “They drove me to the hospital, ran tests… and they took some of my clothes.”

Police spokesman Stephan Söderholm confirmed the case was being treated as an aggravated rape and robbery and added no arrests had been made yet.



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Say Goodbye to ‘Getting Along With Russia’ – Trump’s NSC Pick McMaster is a Major Hawk

Earlier today, President Trump selected Gen. H.R. McMaster to be his National Security Advisor, replacing the short-lived Gen. Michael Flynn. Those breathing a sigh of relief that the rumored favorite John Bolton didn’t get the nod may want to hold that thought — and their breath. McMaster is not the man to guide President Trump toward better relations with Russia and less US interference in the internal affairs of others.

In fact, he believes the opposite.

In a speech delivered at the Center for Strategic and International Studies just last May, Gen. McMaster blamed the lack of sufficient US military presence overseas for what he calls a more aggressive Russian geostrategic posturing.

Said the General:

Even though it may have been apparent, at least since 2008, that Russia was changing its geostrategic behavior and engaging in…probing, probing at the far reaches of American power, our strategic response was to accelerate our withdrawal of…army forces from Europe. And what we’re seeing now is we’ve awakened to obviously this threat from Russia who is waging limited war for limited objectives. Annexing Crimea. Invading Ukraine. At zero cost. And consolidating gains over that territory, and portraying the reaction by us and partners as escalatory. … What is required is forward deterance. To be able to ratchet up the cost at the frontier.

The General also made the completely fallacious assertion that Russia invaded Georgia in 2008. Even the highly critical if not overtly anti-Russia European Union concluded that Georgia was to blame for launching an ill-advised attack on Russian peacekeeping forces that were part of an international mission in South Ossetia.

Does this sound like someone who is going to work to help President Trump improve relations with Russia?

No wonder neocons Max Boot and Sen. John McCain are absolutely thrilled with Trump’s choice of McMaster to be National Security Advisor.

Sen. McCain, who just returned from attacking President Trump at the Munich Security Conference for not being harder on Russia, said today that McMaster:

…knows how to succeed. I give President Trump great credit for this decision, as well as his national security cabinet choices. I could not imagine a better, more capable national security team than the one we have right now.

Max Boot had a similar reaction:

H.R. McMaster is one of the most impressive army officers of his generation—a rare combination of soldier and scholar.

McMaster’s claim to fame was the 1997 Dereliction of Duty, which is billed as a brave attack on the mistake of the Vietnam war, but was in fact largely focused on the failure to devote enough resources to actually winning the war — a typical neocon critique of failed military interventions.

Is McMaster a worse choice than John Bolton? Perhaps. Whereas Bolton would have been under the microscope, McMaster may just be able, due to his military history, be able to avoid close scrutiny.

Whatever the case, McMaster is all about conflict with Russia. Will his boss keep him in check?


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New college entrance exam disavows Common Core, targets classical education

A new college entrance exam focusing on classical liberal arts education serves as an alternative to the ACT and SAT while linking students with a number of conservative Christian universities.

The Classic Learning Test (CLT) debuted in June with a few factors contributing to its creation, CEO Jeremy Tate said in a phone interview. One component, Tate said, was the SAT’s alignment with the Common Core last year.

A former college counselor, Tate said parents at his high school were upset with the standardized test’s movement toward the controversial standards. His discussions with admissions workers at small liberal arts colleges also signaled there was a need for a new test.

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Bureaucracy? Drain the Swamp there too

That’s not to say it will be easy. “The border presents huge topographical challenges to construction,” analysts at the research firm AllianceBernstein wrote in a report last year. “It runs through remote desert in Arizona, over rugged mountains in New Mexico and, for two thirds of its length, along rivers… These difficulties were illustrated during the construction of the existing fence which was beset by delays, surging costs and disputes with private land owners.”

Overrun models demonstrate that delays to major infrastructure projects often beget more delays. This is an easy concept to understand, but a difficult one to quantify. “The potentiaI to lose productivity as work slips from its initial plan is generally understood but rarely considered explicitly in planning and estimating,” wrote Stephen Grey, an expert in uncertainty models, in a 2010 paper on risk management. “It raises the hypothesis that some projects lose control over their schedule because insufficient effort was devoted to understanding the effect of small deviations from the plan—and to preparing to prevent it from snowballing into a progressive decline.”

The bigger the project, the worse this snowball effect can be. And all over the world, infrastructure projects are ballooning in size. “Not only are megaprojects large,” wrote Flyvbjerg, who is the founding chair of Major Program Management at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, in his 2014 paper, “they are constantly growing ever larger in a long historical trend with no end in sight.”

All the while, project managers are generally terrible at developing accurate scheduling estimates—whether because they’re deceptive or just irrationally optimistic. “People have a tendency to think what they want to think is true,” Erik Angner, a philosopher who studies rationality told The Wall Street Journal in 2010. “It’s conceivable that bidders are lying. But it’s also conceivable they managed to convince themselves they can do it as cheaply as they say they can.”

What this means for Trump’s border wall is uncertain. But it does underscore the likelihood that one of the president’s central campaign promises won’t be fulfilled by the end of his presidency.


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south africans protest against immigrants too

Resentment against foreigners has sometimes turned deadly in South Africa amid accusations that they take jobs from locals in a country where unemployment is above 25 percent. Others are blamed for drug-dealing and other crimes. In 2015, anti-immigrant riots in and around the city of Durban killed at least six people. In 2008, similar violence killed about 60 people.

Local media showed protesters in the capital, Pretoria, marching Friday morning toward the foreign ministry, with some carrying sticks or pipes. The Nelson Mandela Foundation in a statement criticized authorities for "giving permission for a march of hatred."

South Africans should not blame all crime on non-South Africans, the statement from Zuma's office said. It cited recent reports of violence in Pretoria and hate speech on social media. "Many citizens of other countries living in South Africa are law abiding and contribute to the economy of the country positively," Zuma said. "It is wrong to brandish all non-nationals as drug dealers or human traffickers."

The periodic backlash against foreigners has hurt the tolerant image South Africa has tried to present to the world after the long struggle to stop the harsh discrimination of white minority rule, which ended in 1994.



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Major Discovery! 7 Earth-Size Alien Planets Circle Nearby Star

Astronomers have never seen anything like this before: Seven Earth-size alien worlds orbit the same tiny, dim star, and all of them may be capable of supporting life as we know it, a new study reports.

"Looking for life elsewhere, this system is probably our best bet as of today," study co-author Brice-Olivier Demory, a professor at the Center for Space and Habitability at the University of Bern in Switzerland, said in a statement.

The exoplanets circle the star TRAPPIST-1, which lies just 39 light-years from Earth — a mere stone's throw in the cosmic scheme of things. So speculation about the alien worlds' life-hosting potential should soon be informed by hard data, study team members said. [Images: The 7 Earth-Size Worlds of TRAPPIST-1]

"We can expect that, within a few years, we will know a lot more about these planets, and with hope, if there is life there, [we will know] within a decade," co-author Amaury Triaud, of the Institute of Astronomy at the University of Cambridge in England, told reporters on Tuesday (Feb. 21).

A bizarre alien system

TRAPPIST-1 is an ultracool dwarf star that's only slightly larger than the planet Jupiter and about 2,000 times dimmer than the sun.

The research team, led by Michaël Gillon of the University of Liège in Belgium, originally studied the star using the TRAnsiting Planets and PlanetesImals Small Telescope (TRAPPIST), an instrument at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. (This explains the star's common name; the object is also known as 2MASS J23062928-0502285.)

TRAPPIST spotted regular dimming events, which the team interpreted as evidence of three different planets crossing the face of, or transiting, the star. In May 2016, Gillon and his colleagues announced the existence of these three alien worlds, called TRAPPIST-1b, TRAPPIST-1c and TRAPPIST-1d. All three, the team reported, are roughly the size of Earth and may be capable of supporting life.


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Young Japanese seek out fake friends for social media posts

Photos posted on social networking services have become so dominant in the lives of young people in Japan that they have triggered an unusual business: hiring people to pose as friends to post on Facebook, Instagram and Line.

According to Studio Innovation Inc., which dispatches staff to attend wedding ceremonies as 堵uests” and offers other offbeat services, requests from clients in their 20s surged to 489 in 2016 from 16 in 2009, when the company was founded.

Of the 2016 total, 201 requests were for the Tokyo-based firm to send people to attend weddings to pose as relatives or friends. Women accounted for some 60 percent of the clients.

A female corporate worker in her early 20s asked the company to send a dozen male and female employees to be guests at her wedding, as she had only a few friends for the event, according to Studio Innovation President Yuichi Ishii.

The company provides six people on average for such events, said the 35-year-old president.

In the past few years, requests to take pictures with the hired guests in order to post on social networking sites have become significant, he said.

鄭n increasing number of people don稚 want their parents or friends to think they have few friends,” Ishii said.

Maki Abe, president of Client Partners Co., a Tokyo-based all-female multiservice company, said the number of requests from 20-something clients came to about 20 in 2016, reflecting an increase since her company was launched in 2009. In the early days of the business, only about 1 in 100 businesses catered to such young clients.

Initially, most clients were men, but women accounted for 60 percent in 2016, according to Abe.

One female corporate worker in her late 20s asked the company to send women to be photographed with her on her birthday so she could upload them on social media.

Another female company employee in her 20s asked for three women to be photographed to make it look like her 吐riends” were having fun at a girls-only party.

Abe said one of her clients used the services nearly 10 times for that purpose, spending between ・6,000 and ・100,000 for a single session.

典he number of people who want to look better than necessary is growing,” she said. 典o be honest, I am hoping the number of such requests will fall. I have a feeling that (younger people) feel that they can稚 reveal their vulnerable side.”

Megumi Ushikubo, a 49-year-old commentator on youth trends, said Facebook and other SNS services allow people to make their so-called acquaintances visible to others.

添oung people have become afraid of having fewer friends and worry about their communication skills,” Ushikubo said.


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Buzzfeed:The Goldwater is the pre-eminent news source for internet trolls and 8ch is it's source.

The video opens with a man in his fifties in a dark suit and horn-rimmed glasses like ones Tom Hanks might wear to play a 1960s FBI agent. An onscreen graphic identifies him as Jim Cherney as he reads slowly from a cue card.

“Welcome to The Goldwater,” he says, “where we provide an informative view on today’s alternative news headlines.”

With headlines like “Anti-Trump Liberals Throw Tantrums by Refusing to Pay Taxes,” The Goldwater appears to be another of the many pro-Trump conservative websites that have sprung up in the past year. A recent video on its YouTube channel warns, “The Shadow Government Is Rumored To Be Conspiring Against President Trump.”

But The Goldwater isn’t what it seems. The man in the video uses a made-up name. The site’s videos star attractive Filipina women who deliver pro-Trump news in heavily accented English. And at a time when most news sites obsess over generating traffic from Facebook, The Goldwater largely ignores that platform. Instead, everything it does is catered to the trolls, alt-righters, Trump shitposters, and other anonymous members of the internet’s most deplorable message board, 8chan.

Yes, The Goldwater wants to be the pre-eminent news source for internet trolls.

The man funding it is the star of that awkwardly retro welcome video. His real name is Jim Watkins, and he claims The Goldwater attracted a million pageviews last month. But he also acknowledges that many 8channers are puzzled about or downright hostile to the site, which is named for former Republican presidential candidate Barry Goldwater.

“What has the response been like? Well, they all think we’re a bunch of Jews, because [Goldwater] is a Jewish name,” Watkins told BuzzFeed News in a phone interview. “There’s a lot of people who think that the Jews are running the world.”

Aside from maintaining a board where he shares links to Goldwater content, Watkins says he doesn’t post frequently on 8chan. But he’s well-known to the community because in 2014, Watkins acquired the site from its founder, Fredrick Brennan.

“It’s not a good business decision,” Watkins said of the acquisition. “It doesn’t make money, but it’s a lot of fun.”

Watkins can afford to fund 8chan’s losses thanks to his other internet successes. In the late ’90s, while serving in the US Army, he struck it rich with a pioneering Japanese porn website called “Asian Bikini Bar.” (It’s no longer online.) Watkins later quit the Army to focus full-time on his company, N.T. Technology, which manages several web properties. He runs the company from the Philippines, where he’s lived with his family since 2007. He said he currently spends most of his working hours on The Goldwater, and in his spare time he tends to his pig farm.


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Lady Rothschild Blasts John “Pizzagate” Podesta On Twitter

Lady Rothschild has blasted John Podesta as a “loser” who ran an “arrogant and out of touch campaign” in extraordinary public comments that may signal John “Pizzagate” Podesta is seen as a liability and is about to be pushed under the bus by the elite.

Responding to an interview in which John Podesta attempted to blame everyone under the sun for Hillary’s election loss – except Hillary or the Democrats themselves – Lady Rothschild launched an eviscerating personal attack on the notorious former Clinton campaign manager.

@johnpodesta this is pathetic;HRC lost because you ran an arrogant out of touch campaign;you have destroyed a great family and are a loser https://t.co/iHLnQTilhj

— Lynn de Rothschild (@LdeRothschild) February 22, 2017

Is John Podesta about to get thrown under the bus by the elite?

The Wikileaks classified email dumps exposed Hillary Clinton for what she really is – a member of the infamous Rothschild family’s inner sanctum. Hillary jumps when they say jump, and when they give her the silent treatment, she asks them what kind of “penance she owes them.”

If the elite have turned on John Podesta – as the personal insults in Lady Rothschild’s tweet suggest they have – then the former campaign manager is in for a rough ride. As internet researchers continue finding skeletons in Podesta’s closet, it would be foolish to bet against James Woods’ claim that Podesta will be in jail soon – as soon as the establishment stop protecting him.

Months before Hillary Clinton officially announced her bid for the presidency, the Rothschild family was hard at work helping craft her future economic policy and holding $100,000 dollar-per-head fundraisers to help fill the Clinton coffers with Rothschild cash.

As Wikileaks revealed in the hugely-damaging release of John Podesta’s emails, (Lady) Lynn Forester de Rothschild, who maintains an incredibly cozy personal relationship with the Clintons, was already forming Hillary’s economic policy in January 2015 — long before the former secretary of state announced her candidacy.

On January 7, 2015, Lady Rothschild wrote to top Clinton aide, Cheryl Mills, under the subject heading “FW: Elizabeth Warren”:

“I think this blog overstates what Warren was doing, but we need to craft the economic message for Hillary so that Warren’s common inaccurate conclusions are addressed. Xoxo Lynn.“

Make no mistake – Hillary Clinton is controlled by the Rothschilds. If they have turned on John Podesta, then the entire establishment will follow. His goose is cooked.



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Gov. Brown Benefits If the Oroville Dam Breaks: Two Million Lives at Risk

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Gov. Brown Benefits If the Oroville Dam Breaks: Two Million Lives at Risk



If the Oroville Dam fails and Gov. Brown has not initiated the mandatory evacuation order that Brown countermanded through the state agency, the Department of Water Resources and it will create the greatest natural (false flag) disaster in the history of the United States.

Please listen to my short video on the topic.. You will not believe the allegation I put forth as I take off the gloves and expose Governor Brown’s true motives behind doing nothing to protect the people of Central California. I have take the gloves off and all is being exposed. Brown needs the Oroville Dam to fail. His morality is on the same level as Hillary Clinton.

IF you want to undertand whaat is really going on in Central California and the Oroville Dam situation, this is mandatory listening. Please make this go viral.


Supporting Documentation

Many of the articles on this site have shown how dire the situation is. The 2 million people between Oroville and Sacramento are in severe damage if the dam breaks. There will be intermittent breaks in the weather, however, storm after storm is forecasted to be coming throught the Oroville area.

Sacramento is already partially flooded and its levee system is failing. San Jose is now partially underwater with mandatory evacuations underway as I write these words. San Franicsco is threatened. The states largest dam, Shasta, is near capacity. The Oroville spillways are still not repaired as state officials are firing employees for posting photos of the damage to the dam because they are concealing how dangerous the situation is. Why would Brown’s people do that?

Until now, I have avoided playing politics because I wanted to keep the attention focused on the safety of the people between Oroville and Sacramento. Things have changed. Brown’s people have complete control and they are riding this horse to complete disaster. The dam may survive in the short-term, very few think the dam survives for much beyond that.


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Forget DMCA takedowns—RIAA wants ISPs to filter for pirated content

The Recording Industry Association of America and other rights holders are urging US copyright regulators to update the "antiquated" DMCA takedown process. They want Internet Service Providers to filter out pirated content.

What the RIAA and 14 other groups are telling the US Copyright Office is simple: The 19-year-old Digital Millennium Copyright Act isn't working. They say the process of granting legal immunity—or "safe harbor"—to ISPs who "expeditiously" remove copyrighted content upon notice of the rights holder needs to be supplanted with fresh piracy controls. That's because, they say, the process creates a so-called "endless game of whack-a-mole" in which an ISP will remove pirated content only to see it instantaneously reappear at the push of a button by a copyright scofflaw. This requires the rights holder to send a new takedown notice—often again and again.

The groups say (PDF):

The extremely burdensome—and ultimately ineffective—notice-and-takedown process is hardly a fair exchange for the highly valuable immunity the DMCA safe harbors give service providers, allowing them to continue profitable business operations while avoiding liability for copyright infringement and the potential for statutory damages.


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SHOCKING! Angela Merkel Finally Does Something...... Good!

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday her country needs to meet its NATO obligation to spend 2 percent of gross domestic product on defense.

The Trump administration is actively pushing NATO allies to increase their spending. Germany currently spends about 1.2 percent of GDP on defense, which Merkel vows to change if she is elected for a fourth term in office this September.

“Obligations have to be fulfilled,” Merkel said at a campaign rally Saturday. “And, others in the world will demand that of us. And, I think they’re right that Germany must uphold its obligations.”

Germany — which turned pacifist after starting and losing two world wars in the 20th century — recently started a number of new defense initiatives with France, the Netherlands, Norway, Romania and the Czech Republic.

Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen further announced plans Tuesday to expand the German military from 178,000 troops to 198,000 by 2024.

Sigmar Gabriel, Germany’s vice chancellor and new foreign minister, questions whether or not Germany is obligated to rapidly increase its defense spending. Gabriel argues Germany’s spending on integrating a million newly-arrived refugees should be taken into account.

“One has to ask whether it would really calm Germany’s neighbors if we turned into a big military power in Europe and … spent over 60 billion euros ($63 billion) a year (on defense),” Gabriel said Wednesday, according to Deutsche Welle. “I have my doubts.”



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Good! Customs and Border Protection Agency Plans Border Wall Contracts by April

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday that it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, signaling that he is aggressively pursuing plans to erect "a great wall" along the 2,000-mile border.

The agency said it will request bids on or around March 6 and that companies would have to submit "concept papers" to design and build prototypes by March 10, according to FedBizOpps.gov, a website for federal contractors. The field of candidates will be narrowed by March 20, and finalists must submit offers with their proposed costs by March 24.

The president told the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday that construction will start "very soon" and is "way, way, way ahead of schedule."

The agency's notice gave no details on where the wall would be built first and how many miles would be covered initially. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has sought employees' opinions during border tours of California, Arizona and Texas.

It's unclear how soon Congress would provide funding and how much. The Government Accountability Office estimates it would cost on average $6.5 million a mile for a fence to keep out people who try to enter on foot and $1.8 million a mile for vehicle barriers. There are currently 354 miles of pedestrian fencing and 300 miles of vehicle barriers, much of it built during President George W. Bush's second term.

Republican leaders in Congress have said Trump's wall would cost between $12 billion and $15 billion. Trump has suggested $12 billion.

An internal Homeland Security Department report prepared for Kelly estimates the cost of extending the wall along the entire U.S.-Mexico border at about $21 billion, according to a U.S. government official who is involved in border issues. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the report has not been made public.

The Homeland Security report proposes an initial phase that would extend fences 26 miles and a second wave that would add 151 miles, plus 272 "replacement" miles where fences are already installed, according to the official. Those two phases would cost $5 billion.

The price tag will depend largely on the height, materials and other specifications that have not yet been defined.

Granite Construction Inc., Vulcan Materials Co. and Martin Marrieta Materials Inc. are seen as potential bidders. Kiewit Corp. built one of the more expensive stretches of fencing so far at a cost of about $16 million a mile, a project in San Diego that involved filling a deep canyon known as Smuggler's Gulch.

Cement maker Cemex SAB is also seen as a potential beneficiary even though it is based in Mexico.



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DNC Elects Pro-TPP Establishment Democrat As Its New Chairman

Former Obama Labor Secretary Tom Perez was voted chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) after defeating Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison in a tight race Saturday afternoon in Atlanta.

Perez, who was discussed as a potential vice presidential pick before former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton selected Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, remained a strong supporter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). His views on the deal continued even after the party’s shift to the left forced Clinton and other Democrats to denounce former President Obama’s so-called 'trade deal'.

This was the same so-called 'trade deal' that Hillary Clinton previously called the "Gold Standard", and the same one that Donald Trump repealed by Executive Order.

“Trade agreements like the TPP are critical to our 21st century competitiveness,” Perez wrote in an April 2015 op-ed featured in the Boulder Daily Camera. The former labor secretary championed the TPP under Obama, becoming one of its most vocal supporters.

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders blasted the TPP and previous trade deals like the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a similar message that was championed by President Donald Trump. Perez’s support for the TPP is an awkward position as the Democratic party continues to be pulled to the left by the populist Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sanders’ wing.

A December 2016 video purports to show Perez avoiding answering a question about why he supported TPP as unions opposed the deal.

Perez defeated Ellison 235 to 200 after two rounds of voting at the Democratic winter meeting in Atlanta, Ga. Ellison was viewed as the progressive candidate, while Perez was supported by the Obama establishment wing and remaining Clinton associates.



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man sacrifirced for shitty North Sabal Oil Pipeline by shitty masonic cop

A man accused of using a high-powered rifle to shoot at the controversial Sabal Pipeline Sunday was killed after a car chase and confrontation with authorities, according to Marion County officials.

The incident started about 9 a.m. when deputies were called about a man using a rifle to shoot at the under-construction pipeline and nearby equipment in Dennellon.

When deputies responded, the suspect fled.

He continued driving southwest into Citrus County so deputies from the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office along with troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol were called to help in the chase.

A trooper used a “precision immobilization technique” to stop him, which led to the suspect crashing on U.S. Highway 41 south of Floral Park Drive, ending the 25-mile chase, according to highway-patrol Sgt. Steve Gaskins

When the suspect got out of his truck, he had the rifle in hand, Gaskins said.


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Yad Vashem has called on Amazon to remove Holocaust denial books from its online store, accusing the Internet retail giant of facilitating the spread of hate speech.

The appeal came in the form of a letter penned by Yad Vashem’s director of the libraries, Dr. Robert Rozett, to the CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos.

“It has been clear for many years now that Holocaust denial literature is freely available for purchase over Amazon. Many of the items appear with glowing readers’ reviews and recommendations for further reading in the same vein,” Rozett wrote, attaching to his message several examples of rave reviews of books titled True History of the Holocaust. Did six million really die? and The Hoax of the Twentieth Century: The Case against the Presumed Extermination of European Jewry.

Mentioning that Yad Vashem had – in vain – broached the issue with Amazon soon after the latter’s founding, Rozett told The Jerusalem Post that in light of an unfortunate change in climate with more visible antisemitism, “maybe the time is a little more ripe for them to take up the idea that they need to be more careful in what they sell.”

“Once again, given the presence of antisemitism around the globe, which has become more prevalent in recent years, we strongly urge you to remove books that deny, distort and trivialize the Holocaust from your store,” Rozett wrote to Bezos.

“Holocaust denial and other forms of hate speech indisputably nurture prejudice and hate crimes,” he continued. “Open discussion of ideas is certainly essential to pluralistic and democratic systems, but facilitating the spread of such hate-filled ideas is irresponsible, to say the least. As a major agent for the dissemination of ideas, it is incumbent upon Amazon, as it is also incumbent upon Internet providers in general, to act to curb the spread of hatred.”

He concluded by offering Yad Vashem’s assistance in identifying publications that foment Holocaust denial, distortion and trivialization.

“It’s not only Amazon, and there are a lot of forces trying to get this hatred removed or marginalized,” Rozett told the Post, also noting that in countries where Holocaust denial is illegal, such books are not available on Amazon. In the US, however, they are still freely available.

“There’s a civic responsibility,” he stressed. “These are very big giants of information.”

He said that while he would ultimately like the store to entirely remove such content from its website, he offered secondary solutions such as clearly marking the nature of the books.

He also noted that Amazon suggests further reading of the same kind to users who are browsing Holocaust denial books. Acknowledging that this is likely the result of an algorithm, he said this is another factor he would like to see changed.

“But the best thing would be if they would sign up not to sell this material,” Rozett emphasized, adding that while his letter was sent out to Amazon, its message applies universally.


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Workers in Japan encouraged to leave work at 3pm every last Friday of the month

Japan’s government is urging employees to leave the office early every last Friday of the month, hoping to crackdown on a culture of workaholics while providing a shot in the arm for the economy.

The Premium Friday campaign, which launched this week, is calling on workers to leave the office at 3pm once a month, and spend time with family, dine out or go shopping, according to Japan Times.

It is hoped that the initiative will encourage people to spend more money on food, in shops and on travel. All Nippon Airways, the country’s largest airline, is offering special discounts from Friday in a bid to entice people to take trips.

“We hope this will encourage people to rest and to leave the office earlier,” an ANA spokeswoman told Japan Times. “Participation by the government and companies is needed to push forward reforms (in the working culture),” she added.

The campaign is part of a general push by the government to limit excessive working hours following the suicide of an employee at ad agency Dentsu that was reportedly ruled to be a “death by overwork”, and cast a harsh spotlight on Japan’s deeply entrenched problem of overtime and burnout. The president of Dentsu stepped down in the wake of the tragic incident and the company has since announced new measures such as switching off the office lights between 10pm and 5am.

The government hopes that one welcome side-effect of the push to promote free time will be stimulus to the economy.

According to Reuters, both the labour force and the population is shrinking in Japan. The country wants to reduce working hours to encourage women to work and get men more involved in raising and caring for children. Increased leisure time should also mean more time between the sheets to boost the birth rate, the agency reports.

Last month, Internet company Yahoo Japan Corp said that it was thinking about reducing the number of working days to four-a-week by 2020.

Business picture of the day

“By giving employees more freedom on how to work, we’re hoping that employees choose a style that lets them perform at their best, so that we boost productivity,” a company spokeswoman told Bloomberg at the time.


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millions of innocent people's faces kept in police database in uk illegally and now legal

After unlawfully hoarding millions of mugshots of one-time suspects, UK police chiefs were this week told to delete the snaps – but only if the people in the photos complain. And even then, requests can be easily waved away.

This is all set out in the Home Office's "Review of the Use and Retention of Custody Images" [PDF], which was published on Friday. That review was launched after it emerged in 2015 that British police had amassed more than 19 million photos of presumed innocent people despite the High Court in London ruling the practice unlawful in 2012.

Essentially, detectives were keeping on file photos of people arrested, quizzed and ultimately not convicted of any crime, just in case. The review sought to set in place rules for police forces maintaining libraries of photos following that High Court showdown. Whereas there are regulations on the storage of DNA evidence and fingerprints, there are little or no controls on photographs.

That High Court judgment, in R (RMC and FJ) v MPS, recognised that mugshots of people taken into custody were useful to officers: for example, frontline coppers can use them to clock known suspects and people out on bail. Crucially, the court called for an urgent review on police retaining the images. Lord Justice Richards said: “It should be clear in the circumstances that a ‘reasonable further period’ for revising the policy is to be measured in months, not years.”

Five years later and the UK government has finally officially offered some guidance to police forces in Blighty


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Filthy Jew MP defends decision to cut welfare to the disabled in order to pay kabbalist debt

Disability benefits should go to "really disabled people" not those "taking pills at home, who suffer from anxiety", a key aide Theresa "Britain wouldn't be Britain without Jews" May aide says.

No 10 policy unit head The Jew George Freeman said personal independence payments (PIP) reforms were needed to roll back the "bizarre" decisions of tribunals. Due to the Cruel Jewish nature he presents.

Ministers say the changes will save £3.7bn which is to be spend on Rothschild bank "deficit" for filthy heebs to fuck babies in their middle eastern mansions.

But disability charity Scope criticised Mr Freeman's "crude" distinction between physical and mental health.

And Labour said the comments were "an insult to disabled people". which is obvious to all except the Loxist Kikes.

Responding to criticism online to his interview on BBC 5 live's Pienaar's Politics, Mr Freeman later tweeted that he had suffered from anxiety and depression in childhood, adding: "I don't need and lectures on the damage anxiety does. I lost my Grandparents to something that was real in my mind"


they killed babies in the holocaust, but how many babies have jewish feminists killed promoting abortion?

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gook bank of china moves out of london to tax haven ireland after brexit

Two major Asian banks are in "advanced talks" with the State to move part of their London operations to Ireland in the wake of Brexit.

It is understood that Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) and the Bank of China (BOC) have both held a series of pre-application meetings with the Central Bank ahead of a potential move to Ireland.

The banks are part of a cohort of up more than 10 City of London based Asian and American banks that are in talks with the State about relocating here.

They include smaller Chinese and Japanese investment banks and asset management firms seeking to maintain access to Europe's single market.

The talks are being progressed as Ireland secures the first wave of jobs following last June's shock decision by the British electorate to leave the European Union.

Last week Northern Ireland pharma, Almac, announced that it was creating up to 100 new jobs in Dundalk, Co Louth.


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Tinder taking away brothels' 'bread and butter': owner

Dating apps such as Tinder are taking away Queensland brothels' "bread and butter" business, a concerned Brisbane brothel licensee says.

The Viper Room licensee Joan Leeds said while she was fortunate to have more than 4000 regular clients, her business was being undercut by the internet through dating sites and apps like Tinder.

"Nobody wants to acknowledge it but it's true," she said.

"You only have to jump on the internet to see what sort of sites are out there.






A sex worker at The Viper Room says that business has been affected by the rise of dating apps such as Tinder.

A sex worker at The Viper Room says that business has been affected by the rise of dating apps such as Tinder. Photo: Lisa Maree Williams

"If you speak to most people who go onto internet dating sites, it's a hook-up, most of them are expecting sex, that is what happens … Tinder especially."

Ms Leeds, who bought the business in March 2006, claims she has seen no growth in her business for the past four years and suggested there would only be about six out of the 22 licensed brothels operating in Queensland that were making "any real money".

"I would suggest the industry is dying out," she said.

Ms Leeds said she was losing customers who would often frequent brothels over the weekend."These guys used to come into the brothels all the time because they are the people who don't commit to anybody," she said.

"They are the sorts of people who will come into a brothel after they didn't pick up and it would be a notch on their belt, they would never see the same girl twice.

"They would be the bread and butter of your Friday and Saturday nights. Well, they don't come in anymore because they just jump on Tinder, it's free."

Ms Leeds, whose annual registration fee of $42,435 is coming up fast, said brothels had to evolve with the times and create a point of difference.

"(I am offering) someone that is happy on the desk, that is happy to chat to them (the customer), I make them a coffee when they come in the door, I know a little bit about them, I recommend girls to them once I know them and I keep a happy house," she said.

"If he (the client) thinks it is a happy place to come to where people care about him and he is not scared to walk through that door and be treated like dirt just because he is paying for sex, then you will have good regular clientele and that is what you have to rely on and that is all I have been relying on."

Call for ban on mobile phones in sex ads

More than 27 brothel licensees and managers met in Brisbane on Sunday to discuss problems within the industry and how they could best protect themselves against illegal sex workers who were taking away a substantial amount of business, according to Cairns brothel owner Aart Brons.

There are two legal forms of sex work in Queensland - sex work conducted in a licensed brothel, from which outcalls are prohibited, and sole operators who are sex workers that work privately from a premises.

Escort agencies, unlicensed brothels, massage parlours, street workers and two or more sex workers operating from a single premises are considered illegal.

According to Prostitution Licensing Authority in 2011, the illegal sector was "likely to be larger than the legal sector"…

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Israeli hospitals demand funds to continue treating Syrians (typical)

An Israeli health official says Israel's hospitals will stop treating Syrian patients in non-emergency cases beginning next week unless the Israeli government fully reimburses the hospitals for years of medical treatments to those wounded in the Syrian civil war.

The Health Ministry says that since 2013, four Israeli hospitals have treated a total of 2,278 Syrians. It says many of them had war wounds requiring significant surgery.

Israeli Prime Minister (((Bennnjjaaamin Netaaanyahuuuuu))) said in December that he wanted to expand medical assistance to wounded Syrians.

But Orly Weinstein, who heads the Health Ministry's division of government medical centers, told the prime minister's office Sunday that the Israeli government has only partially reimbursed hospitals for the treatments and that the hospitals cannot bear the financial burden because they are greedy handwringing bastards.


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Why Karlie Kloss Was Accused of ‘Cultural Appropriation’ for a Vogue Photoshoot

The magazine and model were slammed for the cultural crime of highlighting traditional Japanese clothes.

Last week, Elizabethtown College Democrats handed out white puzzle-piece pins to students as a way to remind them of their “white privilege.” Well, those students ought to send supermodel Karlie Kloss a whole suitcase full of those pins — although after the week she’s had, she probably already feels bad enough about being white.

It all started with Vogue magazine and their recently released March issue, which is dedicated to “diversity.” Inside is a 14-page spread featuring the lovely Karlie Kloss dressed as a geisha, modeling different clothing and costumes representative of traditional Japanese fashion. In one photograph, the delicate, feminine Kloss poses next to a tough, masculine sumo wrestler, and the dichotomy is beautiful. For anyone anywhere who appreciates fashion and photography, the spread was probably viewed as intriguing and inspirational.

Not in America.

Here, Vogue magazine, and Karlie Kloss specifically, were instantly slammed. Twitter lit up with angry accusations of cultural appropriation, insensitivity, and “yellowfacing,” the apparently inexcusable, racist industry practice of letting a white model pose in an Asian role. Writers went wild, calling the images tone-deaf bullsh*t, and multiple publications ran lengthy, rambling editorials explaining why we should all be ripping our hair out over this.

The absurdity was breathtaking. It seems everyone missed or deliberately ignored Vogue’s description of the project’s purpose: to “pay homage to Japan’s geisha culture” and “tap into the country’s time-honored rituals.” How dare they!

Alas, the fury was such that within hours of the magazine’s release, Kloss felt compelled to apologize:

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The holographic anime “robot” that will keep house for lonely salarymen

The future is apparently here. And it's creepier than we ever imagined—even when we were playing around with tethering Teddy Ruxpin to the Internet. A Japanese company called Vinclu ("a company that makes crazy things and supports crazy people") is now taking pre-orders from Japan and the United States for a new interactive, artificial-intelligence driven home automation system. Called Gatebox, the new Internet-of-Things product takes Amazon's Alexa, Google Home, Spike Jonze's film Her, and the "holographic" anime characters of Vocaloid concerts to their unified natural conclusion.

Gatebox's out-of-the-box girlfriend persona.

Enlarge / Gatebox's out-of-the-box girlfriend persona.

Wait, what?

Gatebox, priced at ¥321,840 (about $2,700 US), is squarely targeted at young lonely salarymen and all brands of anime-obsessed otaku—promising the experience of "living with your favorite character." The size of a home coffee-maker, with a footprint no larger than a sheet of A4 printer paper, the device's main feature is a clear projection tube that displays a computer-animated avatar for the AI's "character." Vinclu apparently is planning multiple possible personalities for Gatebox—which, as part of the device's backstory, is a gateway to the dimension the character lives in.

Gatebox interacts with its owner via its animated persona, responding to voice interactions. It can also send and receive text messages when its "master" is not at home, interacting in some ways like a…domestic partner. And the Gatebox can also control smart-home appliances, such as lights and robotic vacuums—so when you get home from work, your holographic waifu will have the lights on for you and will have done the cleaning.

The first character, named Azuma Hikari, is "a comforting female character that is great to those living alone," Gatebox's website proclaims. "She will always do all she can just for the owner." Voiced by Japanese actress Yuka Hiyamizu, the character has her own website with a backstory manga that explains how she was invited to cross dimensions for a "homestay" with a master on Earth. "Enjoy this unprecedented jump between dimensions that will result in a new, shared lifestyle," the Gatebox site promises.

A hint of what that "new, shared lifestyle" would look like is teased in Gatebox's product launch video.


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Starvation Nation: 75% of Venezuelan’s lost at least 19 pounds due to malnutrition

During the presidential campaign, a decades-old video resurfaced of Bernie Sanders praising food lines in authoritarian countries. “It’s funny, sometimes American journalists talk about how bad a country is, that people are lining up for food. That’s a good thing,” Sanders argued. “In other countries, people don’t line up for food; the rich get the food and the poor starve to death.”

Try telling that to the people of Venezuela, Bernie.

According to Venezuela’s Living Conditions Survey, nearly 75% of the population lost an average of 19 pounds in the year 2016 as a result of malnutrition brought about by an economic crisis.

The Central University of Venezuela, the Andres Bello Catholic University, the Simon Bolivar University and several other non-governmental organizations conducted the survey, the official name of which is ENCOVI. But the staggering statistic on weight loss and malnutrition wasn’t the only thing that the survey revealed.

According to ENCOVI, the Venezuelans are not consuming the required number of calories (2000) each day. Those who are living in extreme poverty also indicated that they lost more than 20 pounds, which is slightly higher than the country’s average.

The survey continued to produce negative results. For instance, most Venezuelans substituted red and white meat with vegetables. 82.2% of Venezuelans consider themselves to be poor because of their incomes. 93% of Venezuelans don’t have enough money to buy the amount of food that they need. Just below 80% of the people said they eat breakfast in the morning, and 32% only eat two meals a day. (RELATED: You won’t believe how many Venezuelans are forced to search through dumpsters for food).

Venezuela, a country whose economy is run by the federal government, is currently in the middle of an economic crisis. Food and medicine that we can easily access in the United States are becoming more and more difficult to get in Venezuela. According to the United Nation’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Venezuela’s GDP will decrease by 4% in 2017. In addition, the International Monetary Fund predicts that inflation will rise by a whopping 1,600%.

In 2015, NPR gave us a more in-depth look at just how difficult life really is for everyday citizens of Venezuela. Anny Valero, a typical housewife and mother of three, explained that people are only allowed to visit supermarkets two times each week. To ensure that no one shops more frequently than that, authorities keep track of their ID card numbers, the fear being that people will buy more food than they need and then sell it to others on the black market.

Valero said that on shopping days, she says goodbye to her two daughters and leaves them at home with the door locked, given the possibility that she could potentially spend the entire day waiting in a food line. She takes her 6-month-old son with her along with her husband, who will be able to protect her from thieves should someone try to steal her grocery bags.

Upon checkout, the clerk tells Valero that she is only allowed to take home two of the sardine cans instead of the three that she originally took from the shelves. She is asked to show her baby’s birth certificate as well to prove that the baby is in fact hers and that the diapers really are a necessary purchase. For the next few days, Anny and her family will be forced to survive on only the sardines, some rice and pasta.

This is the socialist utopia that the democrats in our own country seem to be attracted to. The only problem is that more government intervention in the economy and more redistribution of wealth don’t spur economic growth; they hinder it.




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Father and Son killed In head-on collision with each other

A son who hit his father's vehicle in a head-on crash killing them both was driving home from a night of partying, a relative said.

Bread delivery driver Jeffrey Morris Brasher, 50, was heading to work at 4am on Fayette County 49 in Alabama when his 22-year-old son Austin Blaine Brasher crashed into his 2006 Ford pickup.

Alabama state troopers say alcohol is a factor in the crash that killed them.

Neither man was wearing a seatbelt, Al.com reported.

A joint funeral is planned for Wednesday afternoon, relatives said.



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Nice Try! Left-Wing Disinfo Operative Kicked Out Of CPAC For Handing Out Russian Flags

A left-wing political operative with a history of shady activities was kicked out of CPAC on Friday after he distributed Russian flags to audience members ahead of President Trump’s speech there.

Some news outlets reported that CPAC attendees were waving the flags as if they were pro-Russia.

But the reports left out the fact that a veteran political hatchet man named Ryan Clayton actually distributed the flags, which bore the name “Trump” on them.

Project Veritas’ James O’Keefe first pointed out on social media that Clayton distributed the flags. The Daily Mail’s David Martosko confirmed that CPAC removed him from the venue.

>Crowd at CPAC waving these little pro-Trump flags that look exactly like the Russian flag. Staffers quickly come around to confiscate them. pic.twitter.com/YhPpkwFCNc

— Peter Hamby (@PeterHamby) February 24, 2017

Clayton is the head of Americans Take Action, a mysterious left-wing activist group that seeks to reform the electoral system. He is also the executive director of Wolf PAC, a progressive political action committee that was founded by Cenk Uygar, the founder of the popular online show, The Young Turks.

Clayton has a long history questionable political shenanigans.



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T.G.I.Friday job interviewee asked,"would he have sex with his parents"“Would you rather sh*t a bric

Daniel Dougherty, an 18-year-old apprentice engineer, was caught off guard while interviewing for a job at a local TGI Friday’s in Derby, England earlier this month. Interviewers apparently asked him a series of inappropriate and bizarre questions — to say the least.

“Would you rather sh*t a brick or cry a glass?” was one of the questions Dougherty was asked. He was also asked if he’d “rather watch his parents have sex for a year or join in just for the start.” The interviewer was believed to be a bartender on staff at the Friday’s.

“The questioning started quite normally, and he asked for my previous experience,” according to Dougherty. “But after five minutes the interviewer began plucking questions out of thin air. When he asked me if I would sleep with my parents for a year or just join in for the start, my stomach turned and I told him it was wrong and I wasn’t going to answer.”

Dougherty said that after being asked multiple questions like that one, he got up and left the interview. “It was a quick and open interview in the restaurant which is what I had been told would happen,” Dougherty said, according to Daily Mail. “I’d already had a successful phone interview and I was really looking forward to this.”

After he was asked about sh*tting a brick, Dougherty said “I just stared at him open-mouthed. It was quickly followed by, would I eat chocolate-flavored sh*t or sh*t-flavored chocolate. I humored him by saying ‘chocolate-flavored shit,’ but then stood up to go.”

A spokesperson for the chain said in a statement:

Fridays offers an industry-leading recruitment process, and this incident fell severely below our high standards. The questions posed during the interview with the candidate are absolutely not part of TGI Friday’s interview process and we were very disappointed to learn of this incident. The person was immediately suspended and has since left the business.

When Dougherty was offered a second interview. He said, “I’m definitely not taking the offer of their second interview, and I probably won’t go there to eat either.”


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Straight WNBA star: Bulldyke culture broke my spirit


Candice Wiggins was a college star at Stanford, the third pick of the 2008 WNBA draft and a 2011 champion. And at the mountaintop of her basketball career, her sexuality marred the moment.

There is a “very, very harmful” culture running throughout the WNBA, she says, which saw her get bullied during her eight-year career because she is heterosexual.

Wiggins, who last played in the league in 2015, said she retired prematurely to leave a league that she estimated — wildly — is 98 percent lesbian, and which is played in such isolation that it weighs on the people on the court.

“It wasn’t like my dreams came true in the WNBA. It was quite the opposite,” Wiggins said in an extensive San Diego Tribune story published Monday. “… I wanted to play two more seasons of WNBA, but the experience didn’t lend itself to my mental state. It was a depressing state in the WNBA. It’s not watched. Our value is diminished. It can be quite hard. I didn’t like the culture inside the WNBA, and without revealing too much, it was toxic for me. … My spirit was being broken.”

The 30-year-old couldn’t take it anymore — being harassed for being straight and fighting for attention in a league that is starved.

“Me being heterosexual and straight, and being vocal in my identity as a straight woman was huge,” Wiggins said. “I would say 98 percent of the women in the WNBA are gay women. It was a conformist type of place. There was a whole different set of rules they [the other players] could apply.”

Wiggins, who played for the Lynx, Shock, Sparks and Liberty, claimed the issues revolve around the lack of attention the league has garnered as the WNBA struggles with ticket sales and TV ratings. For the 2016 season, the WNBA said its average attendance was 7,655 — its highest since 2011.

“There was a lot of jealousy and competition, and we’re all fighting for crumbs,” Wiggins said. “The way I looked, the way I played – those things contributed to the tension.

“People were deliberately trying to hurt me all of the time. I had never been called the B-word so many times in my life than I was in my rookie season. I’d never been thrown to the ground so much. The message was: ‘We want you to know we don’t like you.’ “


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War Criminal Dick Cheney Guilty Of Poisoning One Thousand US Troops In Iraq

Dick Cheney deliberately allowed hundreds of U.S. soldiers to be poisoned in Iraq, according to stunning revelations made by a former Marine and Army sergeant.

According to Joseph Hickman, almost 1,000 soldiers and local civilians in Iraq were exposed to constant streams of toxic smoke from the practise of burning of waste in dangerous ‘burn pits’.

Dick Cheney’s Halliburton empire operated around 250 burn pits, which contributed to Halliburton’s $40 billion dollar profit during the Iraq war.

Thefreethoughtproject.com reports: http://archive.is/GdVYI

“Every type of waste imaginable” was burned, including “tires, lithium batteries, asbestos insulation, pesticide containers, Styrofoam, metals, paints, plastic, medical waste and even human corpses.”

This reprehensible practice proves yet again that nothing is sacred when it comes to the military machine.

Just as the U.S. laid waste to Vietnam’s human health and jungle environment with Agent Orange, it wrecked human health and environmental quality in Iraq. That country will suffer from this toxicity for decades, as evidenced by sharp increases in birth defects and cancer and leukemia rates.

Likewise, U.S. veterans and their families are bearing the brunt of this travesty.

“The Burn Pits: The Poisoning of America’s Soldiers” begins with the story of a healthy young soldier sent to Iraq who was constantly exposed to smoke from burn pits. When he returned home with respiratory problems, the Veterans Administration (VA) denied him care, and he later developed brain cancer and died.

Those who do survive are having children with birth defects at a rate three times higher than normal, according to the book. The denial of medical coverage by the VA for burn pit-related illnesses is a central strategy in denying that burn pits even posed a health hazard.

Beau Biden, the son of vice president Joe Biden, died of brain cancer after serving in Iraq in the vicinity of burn pits. Even this tragedy, which is similar to many stories of exposure and death, never brought attention to the issue of burn pits.

Salon interviewed author Joseph Hickman, who provided even more shocking details, and how the Department of Defense (DoD) does all it can to keep this knowledge from the public.

“I think the Department of Defense does its best to squash this story and so does Veterans Affairs. They really don’t want this out at all.”

Hickman interviewed one former KBR employee who was very reluctant to even talk about burn pits for fear of repercussions, as he was harassed by KBR when he previously came forward about the issue. By using private contractors for such operations, the DoD facilitates these egregious assaults on human and environmental health because contractors are not held to the standards of the military.

This dependency on contractors feeds their tendency for carelessness. According to Hickman, the upper management said at one point, “If they’re going to investigate us over these burn pits, don’t worry about it. If we pull out, they can’t run this base.”

The U.S. government, in its effort to conceal the impact of burn pits, even managed to influence a World Health Organization report that downplayed the effects. It stands in stark contrast to several independent researchers who found large increases in birth defects, leukemia, cancer and other carcinogenic diseased in populations living near burn pits.

“There’s a large group of epidemiologists that absolutely believe that that report was influenced by the U.S. government. Dr. Mozhgan Savabieasfahani, a widely respected environmental toxicologist, has been there and seen the birth defects and how we literally destroyed that country with pollution. There are birth defects there that don’t even have medical names yet.”



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Communists in Germany Want to Give Foreign Refugees the Vote

Leftists in Germany want to give non-citizens, including refugees, the right to vote in elections, according to a new survey.

Supporters of Germany’s major political parties were asked if electoral laws should be changed to allow non-EU citizens living permanently in Germany to vote.

Among supporters of the Social Democrats (SPD), 63.7% supported the proposal, along with 64.8% of Green Party voters. Among centrist parties, there was moderate opposition to the proposal, whereas supporters of the anti-immigration AfD party opposed the idea by a 96.9% margin.

Latest polls show that Social Democrats leader Martin Schultz would beat Chancellor Angela Merkel if balloting was based on a direct leadership vote. The German federal election takes place on September 24 this year.

This means that if elected Schultz would have the backing of the majority of his supporters should he wish to try and enact the measure.

The obvious benefit to the left of giving non-citizens the vote is that they will overwhelmingly vote for left-wing parties who will reward them by maintaining and expanding the welfare state.

“Essentially, they want to give the refugees a right to vote. They need not be an EU citizen nor do they need to pay taxes. The mere right to vote is you happen to be there at the time,” writes economist Martin Armstrong.

“Can you imagine letting everyone from Mexico come into the USA and then vote if the United States should petition Mexico to join them? It seems the left is just totally insane. They will do absolutely anything to win and that means they will allow all of the Middle East to enter Germany and then outnumber the Germans in their own election?! Where is the logic here?”



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Sweden is a Big Fat Mess.

Sweden Is Sliding Into Chaos — and the Media Is Applauding

Sweden is the canary in the coal mine for the West

Sweden has been dominating the news since Donald Trump mentioned the troubled Scandinavian country during a rally on Saturday in Florida. Trump mentioned Sweden while speaking about the massive transformations various European countries have undergone as a result of the ongoing "migrant crisis".

Here's the line that got Trump in trouble: “You look at what’s happening last night in Sweden” — Poor choice of words perhaps but the context was clear. The lying press took this to mean that he was referring to a specific terrorist attack that had occurred recently.

They gloated and guffawed with their typical smarmy snark and started one long collective gloat about how there wasn't any terror attack in Sweden. Now they had him! Another example of the president propagating fake news! The only problem was that Trump was referring to a Tucker Carlson segment about Sweden. He clarified his earlier comments in a tweet. Trump then doubled down.

The mainstream media jumped at his throat as expected, but this was a classic Trump misdirection. Trump has pulled this trick several times during the campaign, he leaves an opening for the press to swoop in. Almost always, it is a well-laid trap that ends up making the press look stupid and drawing attention to a topic that they had pointedly ignored before that point.

Three days after Trump brought up Sweden, massive riots started in the suburbs of Stockholm. This time it was in the neighborhood of Rinkeby. And just like that, Donald Trump was vindicated. To top it all off, now, many blissfully unaware people are suddenly interested about the situation in Sweden. The media of course, was quick to play down how bad the migrant crisis had hit Sweden. They immediately started doing damage control.

A foreign correspondent for the Swedish liberal tabloid newspaper Expressen fired back. She even came on Tucker Carlson. Her performance raised more questions than answers.

It seems that Tucker Carlson’s careful prodding is also deliberate. He is keen to push the angle that Sweden is suffering from mass psychosis. A sort of country-wide Stockholm Syndrome.

And he is right, the country is run by an Orwellian-tier ministry of truth masquerading as a free media.

>The Swedish Media’s Complicity

The media & government have for decades used an array of different tools to gaslight and mislead the native population about the problems that these migrants have brought.

One of the most commonly used tactic is to call any criminal, regardless of origin, Swedish. For example in February 2015, eight “Swedes” with names such as Abdi Mohamed Ahmed and Shakir Bjar Mohamed were detained for gang rape on a ferry. Out of the eight original suspects only one had Swedish citizenship, a man of Iraqi descent. Here is a picture of the suspects that Expressen published.

Our retirees are on their knees, the school’s are chaotic, the public healthcare an inferno, the police are a mess etc. etc. Everybody knows why but nobody dares or wants to publicly say so, because Swedes has always lived on the myth of being the ultimate & magnificent society

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Globalist French President Brags About Disarming His Subjugated Citizens....

Globalist French President Brags About Disarming His Subjugated Citizens, Claims Amnesty Is "Fighting Terrorism!"

One day after president Trump remarked in a speech at a conference that a friend thought "Paris is no longer Paris" after attacks by Islamist militants, French President Francois Hollande fired back at Donald Trump on Saturday. During a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, Trump repeated his criticism of Europe's handling of attacks by Islamist militants saying a friend "Jim" no longer wanted to take his family to Paris.

Hollande said Trump should show support for U.S. allies. "There is terrorism and we must fight it together. I think that it is never good to show the smallest defiance toward an allied country. I wouldn't do it with the United States and I'm urging the U.S. president not to do it with France," Hollande said.

HA! This globalist puppet associates allowing Islamic terrorists to pour into his country unvetted – from Jihadist hotspots – with "fighting terrorism!" Wew!

"I won't make comparisons but here, people don't have access to guns." (Yah, because they're disarmed!)

"Here, you don't have people with guns opening fire on the crowd simply for the satisfaction of causing drama and tragedy," Hollande said implying that this happens in America.

The only time this happens in America is in a liberal enforced GUN-FREE ZONE! Hollande, you are a moron!

They may not have access to guns, but they have access to trucks which they then use to murder dozens of innocent bystanders in increasingly more frequent terrorist incidents, meanwhile the lack of guns prevents the local population from defending itself when one or more terrorists - who have access not only to guns but also explosives - use these to attack and murder members of the defenseless French population.

Oh yes, "here" the French people have also been living under what has effectively become a permanent state of emergency ever since the November 2015 Bataclan mass murder.

In fact, more than 230 people have died in a series of assaults in France since the beginning of 2015, and the country has been under a state of emergency rules since November the same year. Trump's comments also drew a rebuke from the mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo.

Meanwhile, another attack has taken place in the German town of Heidelberg, where as reported moments ago a knife-yielding man drove his car into a pedestrian area, injuring three, and was later shot by the local police.



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Trump has Repealed Obamacare!

Republican operative and crypto-kike Dick Morris reports that Donald Trump has ordered that the IRS not enforce the individual mandate and that Trump has changed the rules for health insurance coverage so that insurance companies can offer insurance plans that are much more flexible than what was the case under Obamacare.

In other words, a lot of the coercion of Obamacare has been eliminated by Trump already through the backdoor.

Congress can dillydally all it wants with "repeal and replace,' in fact, the more delay the better if Morris is correct in his analysis.

Here is how FiveThirtyEight reported the Trump executive order on Obamacare when Trump signed it on his first day in office:

As promised, on his first day in office, President Donald Trump took steps to undo the Affordable Care Act, former President Obama’s signature health care law. In one of his first executive orders, Trump pushed the secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other federal agencies to begin weakening the law. The meaning of the executive order is both subtle and bold; on the one hand, it does very little because it doesn’t grant the administration any powers that it didn’t already have. On the other hand, it signals to the public that change is coming and lets employees at HHS know that they’d better be part of that change.

Section 2 of the order instructs the secretary of HHS to “exercise all authority and discretion available to them to waive, defer, grant exemptions from, or delay” parts of the law that would place a fiscal burden on states, individuals or health-care providers. Most of the provisions in the ACA can’t just be changed by HHS or the president; they require action from Congress or a lengthy period involving public comment. Which is why it’s reasonable to assume this line is targeted at the things HHS can change, like the individual mandate. The individual mandate, which requires most people to have health insurance or face a tax penalty, has always been the most contentious part of the law…

The Affordable Care Act also mandates that insurance plans cover a set of services without charging for them (beyond monthly insurance premiums), but it’s up to HHS to lay out the specifics. For example, that part of the ACA that requires contraceptives be provided to insured women free of co-pays or deductibles? That’s not written in the law; it was part of how the law was interpreted by the Obama administration…

There are other important signals in the short executive order. It says HHS should “encourage the development of a free and open market in interstate commerce” and “provide greater flexibility to States,” suggesting that Trump will push HHS to grant more flexibility to states in how they implement the law.

It was no secret before Trump signed the executive order that he wanted the Affordable Care Act repealed, and all of these changes were possible before it was signed. But now Trump has made his intentions clear, with one of his first acts as president: The Department of Health and Human Services, “to the maximum extent permitted by law,” should get to dismantling.

NOTE: With the massive subsidies still intact, I wouldn't call the healthcare problem "solved" the way Morris does but the non-enforcement of the individual mandate, and the allowance of health insurance companies to sell catastrophic insurance without absurd Obamacare coverage appendages, has for all practical purposes resulted in Trump stabbing Obamacare with a dagger to the heart.



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'Nuclear Holocaust Would Be Like No Other' Trump Warns As McCain, Graham Push For War With Russia

"Nuclear Holocaust Would Be Like No Other" Trump Warns As McCain, Graham Push For War With Russia



While the focus of the majority of reports on President Trump's press conference was on his calling out the mainstream media for reporting fake news, he also made a huge point which largely went un-reported, other than in direct transcripts, because it did not fit the MSM's anti-Russia narrative. Trump said that "There's no upside" to going to war with Russia, or any other nuclear power, stating "nuclear holocaust would be like no other. They're a very powerful nuclear country, and so are we. If we have a good relationship with Russia — believe me — that's a good thing, not a bad thing."

Trump believes, as many Americans do, that finding common ground, common goals, and working towards an amicable relationship with Russia, who happens to be a nuclear power like the U.S., would take us a step further from the "cold war" mentality that has encompassed relations with Russia during Barack Obama's term.

In late December senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, After Trump won the election, took a trip and visited Ukrainian soldiers, where they encouraged more conflict with Russia, and they did so publicly, we have the video!


Before showing their outright push for war, by publicly slamming Russian President Vladimir Putin, stating outright "Our fight is not with the Russian people but with Putin," a quick refresher on events from 2014.

The U.S. encouraged and supported the ousting of Ukrainian president, in fact Obama openly admitted to being behind the ousting of Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, stating "we brokered a deal to transition power in Ukraine," shown below.

Immediately following that ouster, Russia moved to protect the Russian population of Crimea, which the mainstream media continues to call an "annexation," and to which the U.S. under Obama issued sanctions against Russia for, calling it Russian aggression, but the demographic breakdown of Crimea lends credence to Putin's claims that they were protecting the majority ethnic Russian population in Crimea.

According to the 2014 Ukrainian population census, 65.3% of the population of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea are ethnic Russians, 15.7% are ethnic Ukrainians and 12.2% are Crimean Tatars. In Sevastopol, 71.6% are ethnic Russians and 22.4% are ethnic Ukrainians.77% of Crimea's and 94% of Sevastopol's population are native speakers of Russian. (Source)

On March 16, 2014, a referendum was held on the status of Crimea, where 83.1 percent of Crimea voters turned out to decide if they wanted to join Russia as a federal subject, or if they wanted to restore the 1992 Crimean constitution and Crimea's status as a part of Ukraine.

The official result from the Autonomous Republic of Crimea was a 96.77 percent vote for integration of the region into the Russian Federation.(Sources-here and here)

According to Forbes, a year later, the local population of Crimea are still happy with their choice.

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School bus driver builds wheelchair ramp for 10-year-old girl on his route

Thomas Mitchell is a school bus mechanic in Clarksville, Tennessee, but he occasionally fills in as a driver.

On his route one day he noticed a 10-year-old girl named Lydia, whose mom was struggling to help her get her wheelchair up and down a ramp outside their home.

“The ramp they were using was like a temporary aluminum ramp, like a folding ramp,” Mitchell told TODAY. “It didn’t go all the way to the top step.”

Mitchell had an idea. He remembered having seen organizations that help people with these types of projects, so he took it upon himself to call a few of them to explain the situation.

Unfortunately, due to tight budgets, a new ramp wasn’t going to be a possibility … not without their help, it seemed. But Mitchell was determined.

“I decided to call Lowe's to see if they would help,” explained Mitchell. “I got to the manager, David Adams … he didn’t even bat an eye, he just asked me to get a list together.”


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The child abuse scandal of the British children sent abroad

For several decades, the UK sent children across the world to new lives in institutions where many were abused and used as forced labour. It's a scandal that is still having repercussions now.

Imagine the 1950s, in the years before air travel became commonplace or the internet dominated our lives. Imagine being a child of those times, barely aware of life even in the next town. An orphan perhaps, living in an British children's home.

Now imagine being told that shortly you would board a ship for somewhere called Australia, to begin a new life in a sunlit wonderland. For good. No choice.

It happened to thousands of British children in the decades immediately following World War Two, and they had little understanding of how it would shape their lives.

The astonishing scandal of the British child migrants will be the first subject for which the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse will hold full public hearings. It's first because the migrants are now nearing the end of their lives.

Clifford Walsh stands in the port of Fremantle near Perth in Western Australia.

He is now 72. Fremantle is where, in 1954, aged nine, he stepped off the ship from London, looking for the sheep he'd been told outnumbered people in Australia 100 to one.

He ended up at a place called Bindoon.

The Catholic institution known at one point as Bindoon Boys Town is now notorious. Based around an imposing stone mansion in the Australian countryside, 49 miles north of Perth, are buildings Walsh and his fellow child migrants were forced to build, barefoot, starting work the day after they arrived.

The Christian Brothers ruled the place with the aim of upholding order and a moral code. Within two days of arriving he says he received his first punishment at the hands of one of the brothers.

"He punched us, he kicked us, smashed us in the face, back-handed us and everything, and he then sat us on his knee to tell us that he doesn't like to hurt children, but we had been bad boys.

"I was sobbing uncontrollably for hours."

His story is deeply distressing. He tells it with a particularly Australian directness. He is furious.

He describes one brother luring him into his room with the promise he could have some sweet molasses - normally fed, not to the boys, but the cows. The man sexually abused him.

He claims another brother raped him, and and a third beat him mercilessly after falsely accusing him of having sex with another boy.

"We had no parents, we had no relatives, there was nowhere we could go, these brothers - these paedophiles - must have thought they were in hog heaven."

He has accused the brothers at the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, the first time he has fully disclosed his experiences.

At the time he says: "I was too terrified to report the abuse. I knew no other life.

"I've lived 60 odd years with this hate, I can't have a normal sexual relationship because I don't like to hold people," says Walsh. "My own wife, I couldn't hug."

He was troubled by all the memories.

"I couldn't show any affection. Stuff like that only reminded me of what the brothers would do all the time."

Britain is perhaps the only country in the world to have exported vast numbers of its children. An estimated 150,000 children were sent over a 350-year period to Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and what was then Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe.

Australia was the main destination in the final wave between 1945 and 1974.

There were twin purposes - to ease the population of orphanages in the UK and to boost the population of the colonies.

The children were recruited by religious institutions from both the Anglican and Catholic churches, or well-meaning charities including Barnardo's and the Fairbridge Society. Their motivation was to give "lost" children a new life, and it would be wrong to say that every one of Britain's exported children suffered.

But for too many, the dream became a nightmare. Hundreds of migrant children have given accounts of poor education, hard labour, physical beatings and sexual abuse…

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JUSTICE RETURNS! Army Colonel, Top Attorney And Politician Arrested In Child Sex Sting

A dozen high profile arrests have been made in Florida in a child sex sting involving an army colonel, a politician and a top attorney.

In the last week, police in North Florida arrested a dozen men seeking to engage in sexual acts with children.

Tallahassee.com reports: http://archive.is/0Ck8S

One was a college student. One, Michael Chmielewski, was the manager of the Florida House of Representatives page and messenger program who oversaw hundreds of teenagers each legislative session since he was hired in 2012. Another was, Dayton Cramer, a retired Army colonel and high-ranking attorney with Florida State University, while another was a retired doctor from Washington State who investigators say was a documented child predator.

What they all had in common was when they made contact with someone they thought was a teen, in reality, they were communicating through email, text, chat rooms and internet ads with undercover officers.

The cases developed out of the sting by the Internet Crimes Against Children task force run by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and other local agencies.

It delivered a clear message, said Mark Perez, FDLE special agent in charge of the Tallahassee Regional Operations Center.

“If you prey on our children, we will find you and arrest you,” Perez said during a press conference at FDLE’s Tallahassee headquarters.

He said during the week-long sting, 19 different law enforcement agencies made eight arrests in the Tallahassee area and took four people into custody near Lake City.

Some of the 12 already were suspects in obscenity cases involving children. Arrests were being made as recently as Thursday when the press conference was held, Perez said.

“While most adults online immediately stop communicating with these investigators,” he said. “Once they believed they were children, the 12 suspects arrested during the operation only became more interested.”

There is no race, age or demographic that defines a sexual predator, Perez said. But the demographics represented in the arrests this week show how prevalent seeking sexual involvement with minors has become.

Among the men arrested is William Hall, a former clinical director of the Indian Health Services unit in Colville, Washington. Hall was a documented sexual predator in Washington, FDLE officials confirmed Thursday.

He, like the other 11 arrested in Operation Cupid’s Arrow, traveled to meet a person he thought was a young teen girl, a 14-year-old by the name of Sara.

The 64-year-old made contact with undercover officers using the online persona “Naughty Boy,” court records said. He made sexual references with the “girl” and traveled to meet the minor to have sex when he was arrested.

Hall retired in 2013 from his position as a doctor in Washington following an investigation by the Washington Department of Health. He was accused of making unwanted advances on several female patients. Hall’s address was listed in West Palm Beach.

The arrests, primarily the high-ranking FSU attorney and House page program manager, drew the attention of state senator and advocate for child sexual abuse Lauren Book.

“This week, Tallahassee was rocked by headlines telling of respected community members caught in the ‘Cupid’s Arrow’ sting: a lawyer, a (retired) doctor and an individual who works with children as young as 13 in the Capitol building,” Book said in an email. “This is shocking, it is terribly disturbing, but it is also all too familiar. I cannot say it enough. This happens in all communities, regardless of race, religion, education level or socioeconomic status. Any child can become a victim, and perpetrators are hiding in plain sight.”



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UK income ruling ‘tears Zim families apart’

HARARE – The UK Supreme Court has upheld British Prime Minister Theresa

May’s “harsh” -L-18 600 minimum income rule for those wishing to bring in

non-European spouses in a ruling slammed by Zimbabwean campaigners as

perpetuating the separation of thousands of families.

The seven justices at the UK’s highest court announced their decision on

Wednesday, ruling that “the minimum income threshold is accepted in


On top of the -L-18 600 minimum threshold, one must earn an additional

-L-3 800 for the first dependent child and -L-2 400 for each further


In their full judgment, the justices, however, noted that the Home

Office’s rules and instructions failed to take full account of the

children involved and “has caused, and will continue to cause, significant

hardship to many thousands of couples who have good reasons for wanting to

make their lives together in this country, and to their children”.

This comes as the UK has attracted thousands of Zimbabwean migrants,

desperate for work and a chance to send money home, with the southern

African country now in the UK’s Top 10 asylum receiving nations.

In 2016, Zimbabwe received formal Diaspora remittance receipts of $780

million, a 17 percent decline from $935 million recorded in 2015, in part

reflecting the impact of the appreciation of the US dollar against other

source currencies, particularly the South African rand, according to

Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa.

The ruling means thousands of Zimbabweans that have migrated to the UK

cannot bring or remain with their spouses in Britain, because they do not

earn enough money.

Taffi Nyawanza of the Zimbabwe Diaspora Investment Group said while the

minimum income requirement of -L-18 600 was harsh, there were three

positives from the ruling.

“For the first time, the Home Office will now be required to take into

account the income of the spouse coming from abroad. This is significant

and a game changer,” he said.

“If there are children involved, potentially there must be flexibility in

the assessment of the rules and the Home Office has been ordered to

propose how it will take this into account.

“Finally, where the spouse is already in the UK and is an overstayer

usually where the couples have met in the UK but there is sufficient

income, the court has said there is no need to send that spouse out of the

UK for the purpose of making a visa application which would be granted


The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) said yesterday the

rules were “tearing families apart and significantly harming children.”

“This judgment confirms that the (UK) government’s position is now

untenable and they must now take immediate steps to protect the welfare of

children in accordance with their legal duty,” JCWI chief executive, Saira

Grant, said

The UK government says the minimum income rule is to prevent unqualified

spouses coming to the UK and becoming dependent on the State.

The rules were first introduced on July, 9, 2012 by May when she was home


There is a significant population of Zimbabweans who have been living in

the UK for many years without receiving a positive decision on their

application for asylum, unable to undertake paid work or receive support

from the UK government, with many asylum seekers facing destitution,

unable to reunite with their families back home.

Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesman Brian Paddick said: ” . . . May

and (UK home secretary) Amber Rudd seem hell-bent on reducing immigration

at all costs regardless of the heartbreak and suffering it results in.”

A Home Office spokesperson said: “The current rules remain in force but we

are carefully considering what the court has said in relation to

exceptional cases where the income threshold has not been met,

particularly where the case involves a child.”


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Facists propensity for Pedophilia loses Milo his job on Breitbart

Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned amid a social media backlash over comments he made that appeared to condone pedophilia.

He also Loses his CPAC Invite, Book Deal

In a news conference Tuesday, Yiannopoulos said his resignation was effective immediately and praised the website as "a significant factor in my success."

He also explained his views on sex with minors, insisting that he does not condone statutory rape.

"First, Monday afternoon the American Conservative Union rescinded its invitation to the right-wing provocateur — noted for his political posts on the Internet — to speak at its annual Conservative Political Action Conference this upcoming weekend. Then, a few hours later, Simon & Schuster announced that it was canceling the publication of Yiannopoulos' upcoming book, Dangerous.

"These actions come in the wake of a social media backlash against Yiannopoulos after the conservative news outlet The Reagan Battalion tweeted videos on Sunday in which Yiannopoulos appears to condone statutory rape and sexual relationships between boys and men."

He also said that he had been sexually abused as a child.


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GOLD RUSH! Billions Of Dollars Of Gold To Be Unearthed If Oroville Dam Collapses

Billions of dollars worth of gold is being unearthed below the displaced Oroville dam spill, which authorities fear will spark a gold rush.

Millions of cubic yards of “virgin soil” and bedrock are being displaced below the Oroville dam. The impressive amounts of earth being moved exceeds the amounts seen during the gold rush era of the 1800s in the same era.

Beforeitsnews.com reports: http://archive.is/ZCIe9

The area is heavily guarded, patrolled by several agencies, some have little to do with earth moving.

Several workers were fired for posting pictures of the spillway online.

The spillway is designed exactly like a giant sluice box.

Water will continue to destroy the mountainside and expose new earth well into summer 2017.

Gold will accumulate just downstream of the spillway in cracks and veins.

If the entire dam goes, billions of dollars of gold will be unearthed.

Oroville Lake is the site of the submerged gold mine of Bidwell Bar, one of the first to begin the California Gold Rush. The native Maidu Indians were tricked into trading gold rocks for items of very little value. The MAURU-tanian King Juba of North Africa ruled over the port of OPHIR, where Solomon received his gold once every 3 years.

Oroville was originally named Ophir City, after the gold port of Solomon in North Africa. Yuba is the Berber pronounciation of King Juba, a North African Roman ruler, who was married to the daughter of Cleopatra.

Mount Ophir, further south, was the location of the very first Gold Coin Mint in California run by the Assayer, Humbert.

Is state sponsored Freemason gold mining at the expense of taxpayer dollars and public safety now underway? The heavily guarded, media censored spillway, and stretches of river beneath it, may yield billions of dollars in GOLD as tons of rock and sediment have been dislodged from the mountainside. As soon as water levels subside this summer, let the new California gold rush begin!!! The state will most certainly pick clean the off limits areas. But, you can bet that further downstream there wil be gold to be had.



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'My husband beats me when he is at the peak of his love for me': The place where domestic violence

The place where domestic violence is a sign of love

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Salimata was always told she should be proud to come from a family of wife beaters.

“You’re the daughter of a woman whose husband broke her hands. Your grandmother's legs were fractured by her husband. You must be loved,” Salimata said, citing her mother’s words.

The 19-year-old woman from Mauritania’s Soninké ethnic group, married to a man who also beats her, said she taught herself to believe what her mother told her.

“I felt like an animal that had to be disciplined,” she said. “As time passed, I came to believe that my husband beats me only when he is at the peak of his love for me.”

Mauritania, a poor, mainly Muslim nation, has deep social and racial divides, each group with its unique marriage norms.

While divorce is widely accepted among the majority Moors, it is almost impossible among the Mauritanians of African descent such as the Soninké and Fulani.

And while domestic violence is frowned upon among the Moors, of Arab and Berber descent, it’s seen as an act of love and an accepted practice for Soninkés, said social researcher Sidi Boyada, an advisor at the ministry of social affairs.


Aichetou Samba is a 60-year-old Fulani grandmother who lives in a modest house in a Nouakchott neighbourhood.

“In the past, our girls used to get married at eight years of age, and they usually married their cousins,” she said, coddling one of her grandchildren.

Mauritanian law stipulates “sanity” and “marriageable age” as preconditions for getting married, leaving the door open for early marriage by giving parents the right to decide.

Wearing a colourful scarf that shows her Fulani heritage, Samba smiled and said: “A Fulani woman always takes pride in being beaten by her husband,” and often shares her experiences with other women to show off his love for her.

“This is one of our traditions,” she said. “We see wife-beating as a common and normal practice, which sometimes includes pouring cold water on the wife’s body.”


Sociology professor Ousmane Wagué at the University of Nouakchott, also a Fulani, said Mauritanian women of African descent accept being beaten to avoid divorce, convincing themselves their husbands’ violence is a sign of love. “As the popular song goes: My legs were broken and I stayed home,” he told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Mariem Jallo, a 25-year-old Fulani woman, is an exception. She has been divorced for five years.

“My husband used to constantly beat me. He passionately loved me but this didn’t stop him from hitting me for very trivial reasons,” she said.

Jallo, who is fond of soap operas, said her husband came home one day while she was watching television and hit her. Minutes later, he tried to make it up to her, saying he couldn’t bear to see her preoccupied with something other than him.

Her husband tried to block the divorce and her family blamed her for the failed marriage, she said.

Alyoun Idi, a 27-year-old Fulani man, said he had beaten his wife many times because she disobeys him, adding that this never affected their relationship.

“I love my wife so much and I can’t live without her, but we inherited this from our ancestors, which is part of our traditions,” Alyoun said. “It’s also a great resolution for many family disputes…”

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Amid CNN Leaks, Sleuths Say Nearly Half of CNN's Twitter Followers Fake

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A fake screenshot intended to discredit the Project Veritas CNN leaks has led to Twitter users discovering that, in reality, over half of the network’s followers are likely fake.

The phony image purports to represent a quote from Arthur Brice, Executive Editor of CNN, saying, “Yes. Go you need to buy automatic retweets so it adds a level of social acceptance, and obviously buy followers every month so you look like your popularity is growing and thus, they will believe what you say.”

While Brice was indeed featured in the short video of James O’Keefe explaining “CNN Leaks: Part I”, this supposed quote was found nowhere in the presentation, the text format doesn’t match that of the Project Veritas style, and the “Go” typo would also be out of character for Veritas.

It’s unknown whether the image was concocted by dishonest CNN trolls or planted by propagandists seeking to discredit the thousands of citizen journalists, but it has already circulated heavily through social media.

Despite the inauthentic nature of the quote, it has lead to an interesting discovery.

An audit of CNN’s Twitter account reveals that their most recent rating reflected an abysmal 46% real followers, 54% fake.

It should be noted that this audit reflects information from four years ago, when CNN had just over 30 million followers; they now have 32 million followers.

An analysis of recent CNN tweets show that they rarely garner more than 1,000 retweets or 2,000 likes, with the average post receiving less than 500 retweets – and some as low as 25 retweets.

In contrast, President Donald Trump, who currently has 25.7 million followers and an audit rating of 73% real followers, regularly eclipses 25,000 retweets and 100,000 likes – sometimes breaking the 300,000 mark for likes.



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Leaked Report: Globalists Want Six Million Migrants To Invade Europe, Plan Terrorist Attacks All Ove

Leaked Report: Globalists Want Six Million Migrants To Invade Europe, Plan Terrorist Attacks All Over

A leaked secret report from the German security authorities has revealed that almost six million migrants from countries around the Mediterranean want to enter Europe.

The report, which was obtained by German tabloid Bild, claims that there are at least 5.95 million migrants in countries around the Mediterranean who are seeking to enter Europe. In Turkey alone, the report estimates there to be 2.93 million migrants who have set their sights on the benefits of being an asylum seeker in a western European country like Germany OE24 reports.

Libya, according to the report, is presently home to 1.2 million migrants who want to get to Europe. Last year a record-breaking number of migrants crossed the sea to Europe with most of them arriving in Italy. The Italian government has vowed to crack down on illegal migration this year, but the country has seen little slowdown in the number of migrants arriving so far.

Jordan, which has taken in a large amount of Syrians fleeing the civil war, is also mentioned in the report. The German security services estimate there could be up to 720,000 migrants in Jordan who want to come to Europe.

Central African migrants are also accounted for in the report, which claims most come to Libya and Algeria after travelling to Mali and Niger which have become hubs for migrants.

The German report matches a similar migration report by the European border agency Frontex which was released last year. Frontex said that the level of African migration would rise in the coming years and much of it would be sparked by the economic situation in highly populous west-African countries.

On Tuesday President of the European Parliament (EP) Antonio Tajani backed up the report when he told Italian media, “if the problem of Africa is not tackled—drought, malnutrition—we will have millions and millions and Africans pushing [to enter Europe] and dams and we will not hold them back.”

The Austrian military intelligence service released a forecast last month with a striking prediction, claiming by 2020 Europe could see an influx of up to 15 million migrants. The Austrians also cited the increase of West-African migrants as a driving force for the increase in numbers.



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Good! Hungary To Erect A Second Fence To Keep Muslim Invaders Out

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The Hungarian government says it start building a new fence on the border with Serbia in the spring because of the risk that large numbers of migrants may try to enter the country.

Janos Lazar, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's chief of staff, said Thursday that work on the second barrier will start as soon as weather conditions allow.

Lazar said the government would spend some 38 billion forints ($130.7 million) on erecting the new fence and to set up shipping containers in transit zones at the Serbian border.

Asylum-seekers will be forced to wait there while their requests for protection are reviewed by Hungarian officials.

The stricter measures for refugees have been strongly criticized by human rights advocates. Amnesty International says the government is "demonizing" terrorists.



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Witches Attack Trump With Mass Occult Ritual

It’s not just a political battle anymore. It’s spiritual warfare now!

Exorcists, witches and occultists “in a number of magical groups” are announcing plans for a ritual designed to “bind Donald Trump and all who abet him.”

It’s to happen Friday at midnight at a variety of locations across the nation, and again every month until Donald Trump is no longer in office.

The rite, requiring a stub of a candle, a pin, salt, matches, a tarot card, a feather and other odds and ends, calls on spirits to ensure President Trump will “fail utterly.” It also includes burning a picture of the commander in chief, visualizing him “blowing apart into dust or ash.”

Participants apparently have the option of using a baby carrot instead of an orange candle.

Among the various spirits invoked are the “demons of the infernal realms.”

There is even a Facebook page networking those who want to participate in the ritual. Some media outlets are also looking to film whatever happens.

It’s not the first time anti-Trump occultists have tried to use black magic against the president.

The far-left feminist blog Jezebel, named after the biblical queen who mandated the worship of Baal and Asherah instead of God, published a gushing story in September 2015 about “Brooklyn Witches” of immigrant descent cursing Trump because they “wholeheartedly believe that Trump and the rest of the GOP are garbage.”

Trump evidently overcame the curse, along with everything else in his way, to win the presidency a year later.

Still, Christian leaders believe these kinds of spiritual threats should be taken seriously, condemned and countered.

Jan Markell of Olive Tree Ministries said the left’s open embrace of demonic imagery is revealing.

“It shows that the level of hatred against Donald Trump is generated by Satan himself,” she said. “Donald Trump is not a perfect man. But he is trying to stop the runaway freight train of evil that has existed for eight years emanating out of Washington and the Democratic Party.

“The left is mesmerized by issues that tear down and that grieve the heart of God. Donald Trump doesn’t have the power to neutralize these people and their agenda, but he is trying to make significant inroads to stop the tremendous slide to the dark side in America. He has some solid Bible-believing Christians at his side. Together they can make a huge difference and repair some of the damage done by evildoers.”



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Good! Trump Orders All Federal Agencies To Create New Task Forces To Cut Regulations, Red Tape

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President Trump took another step Friday to roll back government red tape, signing an executive order requiring every federal agency to form a “regulatory reform task force” that would root out regulations for repeal.

A day after chief strategist Steve Bannon vowed a "deconstruction of the administrative state," Trump directed each agency's task force to evaluate existing rules and identify which ones should be modified or sent to the chopping block.

Joined in the Oval Office by business executives, Trump said "unnecessary” and “burdensome" regulations are “killing jobs” and “driving companies out of our country like never before."

Those regulations, according to the White House, will be a focus of the new task forces.

Trump said reducing the regulatory burden will “unleash economic activity.”

Trump signed the order after delivering a rousing address to party faithful at the nearby Conservative Political Action Conference. The order builds on previous directives to find two regulations to cut for every new one proposed, and to freeze pending regulations.

While the latest measure takes this a step further, stripping existing regulations could ultimately require congressional involvement.

Trump's new order calls for each task force to document and report their progress toward meeting the president’s directives.

In the first 30 days of his term, Trump has overseen a considerable slowdown in regulations, according to an analysis by The Hill. There has been a 72 percent decline in regulatory activity during the first month of the Trump administration compared with the last two months of then-President Barack Obama’s term.

According to the White House, the communist Obama regime finalized more than 3,000 regulations that cost American taxpayers $873 billion.



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James O'Keefe Puts $10,000 Bounty On Mainstream Media

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Archiving As The Files Come Out, Please Remain Patient


Conservative sleuth James O'Keefe is ramping up his effort to take down the mainstream media by enlisting the help of ordinary citizens to go undercover and expose wrongdoing in newsrooms around the country.

The Project Veritas leader announced he will give $10,000 to anyone who brings him evidence of “corruption, malfeasance and wrongdoing” in the press.

“If you have hidden audio recordings, videotapes or documents inside of a newsroom or media institution, and the material is good enough, I will pay you $10,000,” Mr. O'Keefe says in the video set to be released on Thursday.

The announcement of the award coincides with the first release of the “CNN Tapes” project, for which Project Veritas is uploading 119 hours of audio recordings taken by an anonymous source within the cable network’s Atlanta headquarters.

The audio, which is from 2009, features behind-the-scenes discussions between reporters, producers and other CNN employees.

Project Veritas says the audio contains evidence that the cable television network endorses a progressive view of journalistic ethics. It also accuses CNN of knowingly misrepresenting polling data in one case.



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Good! US Debt Slashed By 12 Billion In Trump's First Month

The US national debt has been reduced by a staggering 12 billion dollars during President Trump’s first month in office.


Inheriting a national debt of $19,947 billion – an enormous figure that was thought irreversible and had been blowing out by billions every day Obama was in office – President Trump immediately got to work and began turning the situation around.

On February 21st, just month later, the US debt load stood at $19,935 billion – a reduction of $12 billion, and the first time in decades a President has turned the debt clock backwards.

President Trump’s first month in office proves the benefit of having a successful businessman in charge of incomings and outgoings instead of a community organizer from Chicago with no understanding of budgeting.

How did President Obama fare in his first month in office? The contrast to President Trump could not be more telling. Obama, who spent his first month jetting around the world and flying in wookie chow for Sasquatch on C-130’s, managed to increase the US debt burden by more than $200 billion in his first month in office.

Not only managing to increase the national debt by 2% in his first month alone, Obama also signed the trillion dollar ‘Stimulus’ bill, an expensive failure and unnecessary waste of American tax payers’ money.

The supposed ‘Stimulus’ did not kick in till later in Obama’s first year and lead to Obama’s first year deficit of $1.4 trillion.



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Le Pen: EU Has Become A “Totalitarian Institution”, “Time To Put An End To This Bureaucratic Monster

MARINE Le Pen branded the European Union (EU) a “totalitarian institution” and pledged to free a “weakened” France from the crippling burden of EU bureaucracy.

The Front National leader has laid out her foreign policy vision for France with plans to reverse EU bureaucracy which has left France “enfeebled” and “cut off” form the world.

Speaking in Paris yesterday, she said: “It’s time for us to put an end to this bureaucratic monster that is the European Union. European countries are bound together in many ways, and this mandatory coalition is destroying individual member states.”

The far-right chief also vowed not to allow her country be “diminished, isolated, and wholly dependent on the EU”.

She warned: “The European Union is not the solution, it’s the problem.”

EU nationalists are paving the way for a “new” Europe, she said.

She added: “I am thrilled to see that Europeans are speaking out against the Union, and calling for a Europe of nations. We will build a better Europe, whether Mrs Merkel and Mr Schulz like it or not.”

The presidential hopeful – who is more or less guaranteed a place in the final round of the spring election – said if elected president she would renegotiate, if not scrap, EU treaties as an initial step towards creating a Europe of nations.

She also pledged to withdraw from NATO’s military command, mirroring threats made by US President Donald Trump.

The self-proclaimed Trump fan said she admired the US president’s “realism and desire for change”, and she hoped he would “reverse” Barack Obama’s interventionist policies.



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Mass Voter Fraud: Up To 2 Million Non-citizens Illegally Registered to Vote In The US

A survey of Hispanics in the U.S. revealed as many as two million non-citizens are illegally registered to vote, reinforcing claims by President Donald Trump that millions of illegal votes were cast in the 2016 election.

The National Hispanic Survey was designed to measure the opinion of Hispanic U.S. residents on a range of political issues. The survey was conducted in June 2013 by survey research firm McLaughlin and Associates.

The poll used a random sample of 800 Hispanics, of those selected, 56 percent said they were non-citizens, and 13 percent of those non-citizens said they were registered to vote. Those categorized as non-citizens would likely be a mix of illegal aliens, visa holders and permanent residents. The poll did not ask whether they actually voted or not.

The Washington Times reports:

James Agresti, who directs the research nonprofit “Just Facts,” applied the 13 percent figure to 2013 U.S. Census numbers for non-citizen Hispanic adults. In 2013, the Census reported that 11.8 million non-citizen Hispanic adults lived here, which would amount to 1.5 million illegally registered Latinos.

Accounting for the margin of error based on the sample size of non-citizens, Mr. Agresti calculated that the number of illegally registered Hispanics could range from 1.0 million to 2.1 million.

“Contrary to the claims of many media outlets and so-called fact-checkers, this nationally representative scientific poll confirms that a sizable number of non-citizens in the U.S. are registered to vote,” Mr. Agresti said.

Another 8.3 million non-Hispanic non-citizen adults were living in the U.S. in 2013, according to the Census.



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Hundreds Of Climate Scientists Urge Trump To Withdraw From UN Climate Change Agency

More than 300 climate scientists have urged President Trump to withdraw from the U.N.’s climate change agency, warning that its climate change policies cause serious economic harm and exacerbate poverty — without providing the claimed environmental benefits.

In a letter to President Trump, delivered Thursday, MIT professor emeritus Richard Lindzen calls on the United States and other nations to “change course on an outdated international agreement that targets minor greenhouse gases,” starting with carbon dioxide.

“Since 2009, the US and other governments have undertaken actions with respect to global climate that are not scientifically justified and that already have, and will continue to cause serious social and economic harm — with no environmental benefits,” said Mr. Lindzen, a prominent atmospheric physicist.

“Restricting access to fossil fuels has very negative effects upon the wellbeing of people around the world,” he says in his letter. “It condemns over 4 billion people in still underdeveloped countries to continued poverty.”

Washington Times reports: http://archive.is/krVlw

Signers of the attached petition include the U.S. and international atmospheric scientists, meteorologists, physicists, professors and others taking issue with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change [UNFCCC], which was formed in 1992 to combat “dangerous” climate change.

The 2016 Paris climate accord, which sets nonbinding emissions goals for nations, was drawn up under the auspices of the UNFCCC.

“Observations since the UNFCCC was written 25 years ago show that warming from increased atmospheric CO2 will be benign — much less than initial model predictions,” says the petition.

Mr. Trump said during the campaign he would “cancel” U.S. participation in the Paris Agreement, which was ratified in September by former President Barack Obama over the objections of Senate Republicans, who argued that the accord requires Senate ratification under the U.S. Constitution.

Myron Ebell, a Competitive Enterprise Institute scholar who led the Trump transition team on the Environmental Protection Agency, told reporters last month in London that the president would pull out of the Paris Agreement.

Advocates for climate change policies have called for Mr. Trump to honor the agreement, under which nations agree to enact policies to keep the increase in global temperatures this century under 2 degrees Celsius from pre-industrial levels.

Last week the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops reaffirmed its support for the Paris Agreement in a letter to Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, saying the agreement is “urgently needed if we are to meet our common and differentiated responsibilities for the effects of climate change.”

More than 700 companies and investors have signed onto a statement urging Mr. Trump to abide by the Paris accord coordinated by nine environmental groups, including the American Sustainable Business Council, the Environmental Defense Fund and the World Wildlife Fund.



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Fellow Deplorable, Kid Rock, Running For Senate in 2018


Kid Rock AKA Robert Ritchie is rumored to be a possible Republican contender for a Democrat Senate seat currently occupied by Debbie Stabenow.

CBS reports:

Among the names being thrown around as a possible Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate … is Kid Rock, according to freep.com. He would have to challenge Debbie Stabenow, a powerful Democrat who has held the seat since 2000.

Tea party activist Wes Nakagiri brought it up over the weekend at the Michigan Republican Party Convention. He suggested the made-in-Michigan rock star would create the same kind of excitement as Donald Trump and believes he could help the GOP reclaim a U.S. Senate seat for the first time in over 20 years.

Kid Rock was an avid supporter of Donald Trump, speaking out on his behalf and appearing at a rally with him. He can sell out stadiums, but does he have that certain “bawitdaba” it takes to legislate?

We need term limits. Debbie Stabenow has been a Senator for nearly 17 years and look what Michigan has turned into. Democrats have absolutely destroyed the state of Michigan between the destruction of Detroit to the Flint water crisis. Donald Trump won Michigan so it looks like Michiganders just might give this Republican a chance.


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Australian military pulls ads from White House-linked website Breitbart News

Australia's military has pulled its advertising from a website closely linked to the White House, after a woman complained the site promoted racism, sexism and homophobia.

Defence Jobs Australia withdrew its ads from Breitbart News, a far-right news and commentary publication that was, until recently, led by Donald Trump's chief strategist, Steve Bannon.

The military's recruitment wing told its media-buying agency late last month to "remove the ad and prevent similar recruiting material from being displayed on this site in the future".

But it also acknowledged that the site's Australian readers could be among those it had targeted to recruit, because the online browsing history of Breitbart's audience matched "a defined data set, such as interests, age and demographic".

Mr Bannon was a founding director of the website and its executive chairman until last year, when he stepped down to run Mr Trump's presidential campaign.

Defence was coaxed into withdrawing its ads by community campaigners called Sleeping Giants, who say they stop "racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic and anti-Semitic news sites by stopping their ad dollars".

A NSW government organisation, the Australian Museum, also removed its ads from Breitbart last month. A museum spokeswoman said the placement of its ad "was not in line with the [museum's] advertising strategy".

Breitbart is an extreme right-wing news outlet that has been criticised widely for publishing "fake news" and conspiracy theories, particularly articles that demonise immigrants.

It promulgated the so-called "pizzagate" scandal – a rumour that Bill and Hillary Clinton were paedophiles – and, until recently, claimed Barack Obama was born in Africa and had hence became US president illegally.

A Defence Department spokesman said the military had no relationship with Breitbart and its ads had appeared on the site via a third party.

It had now placed Breitbart on a prohibited list along with "thousands of websites … that contain offensive, explicit or inappropriate material".

The spokesman said Defence Jobs Australia's online advertising criteria required that the websites it used aligned with the military's "core values" and were visited regularly by potential recruits.

It avoided sites "aligned with political parties or [that] share extreme views", he said.

A spokeswoman for the Finance Department, which oversees Australian government advertising, said online ads were generally coordinated by its contracted media agency, Dentsu Mitchell.

"Through this arrangement, there are procedures in place to manage the placement of digital advertising to mitigate the risk of it appearing on inappropriate sites," the spokeswoman said.

Earlier this week, Breibart News' controversial editor, Milo Yiannopoulos, resigned from the job after an old video of him apparently endorsing paedophilia was circulated on the internet.


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NOLA restaurant impacted by first-ever blue crab ban in Louisiana


Restaurant owners will be making some big changes to their menus because for the first time ever, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is placing a ban on crab.

Starting Monday, commercial crabbers will be forced to remove all blue crab traps in the state of Louisiana. The LDWF said low crab populations and overfishing forced officials to take action to save blue crabs in the state.

The regulations include restricting the harvesting of immature female crabs.

At Clancy's restaurant, which has been around since the early 1980's, lump crabmeat is a menu staple. Proprietor Brad Hollingsworth said Clancy's plans to remain true to the blue.

"We have a strong commitment to and a like of fresh Louisiana seafood so we're going to ride it out," said Hollingsworth.

He said that since crawfish season is underway, the restaurant will replace crabmeat dishes with another seafood favorite, crawfish tails.

"I think the summertime is when the crabmeat is at its best plentiful, and that would be a terrible time to do it," he said. "This will be over before we get into festival season, French Quarter Festival, Jazz Festival."


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Anti-science teacher tells students lined up for vaccination,"you're all gonna die!"

Ontario teacher found guilty of misconduct for pushing anti-vaccination views

Science teacher Timothy Sullivan shouted at a public health nurse administering vaccines at his high school and told students they could die if they take the vaccine.

An Ontario high school teacher, who disrupted a vaccine clinic and told students vaccinations could lead to death, stormed out of a disciplinary hearing after being found guilty of professional misconduct by the Ontario College of Teachers on Wednesday.

Timothy Sullivan left the room following the verdict, as the college’s counsel presented the proposed penalty.

A penalty has not yet been determined.

Christine Wadsworth, counsel for the college, proposed that Sullivan’s teaching certificate be suspended for a month, that he enroll in and complete courses in professional boundaries, professional ethics and anger management, and that a reprimand be given in person at the Ontario College of Teachers.

During the first day of the hearing, Angela Swick, a registered nurse with the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit, who was administering vaccines at Sullivan’s high school on the day of the incident, said she felt “threatened” by Sullivan when he visited the clinic.

She testified that Sullivan “asked kids if they knew what was in this vaccine and shouted at them not to get it.”

“I work in a school where I’m responsible for young people. What was taking place 10 steps from my door was assault and battery. I had an obligation to go do something about it.”

He argued that what he did was out of concern for his students and his belief that they could not provide informed consent without knowing all of the possible side effects of the vaccinations.

“I felt it was my role to make students aware of possible side effects,” Sullivan said. “I’m negligent if I don’t point out different side effects of products. I’m responsible for every student in the school.”

He added: “It was actually one of the most professional things I did, making students aware of the side effects.”


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Filterman Loves Martial Law, Cheers Police State.

Filterman, Police State Cheerleader

The Infowar is not what it used to be. After several personal calls from the President Filterman is no longer as critical of the Police State and the militarization of police as he used to be.

Over the years Filterman published hundreds of articles on Infowars that chronicle the militarization of law enforcement, the erosion of constitutional rights and the encroaching police state. He made 3 documentaries about the subject: "Police State 2000", "Police State 2: The Takeover" and "Police State 3: Total Enslavement". Today however he re-published yet another article critical of those who are critical of the police state.

Now that his BFF Donald Trump is the President Filterman identifies with the Police Stormtroopers who look like they're going to war, but petty protesting is a major crime that is worthy of condemnation. The commenters on his website have also learned to love big brother and hate his enemies: "okay. Let the police just start shooting so they don't get hit with rocks then." "What the ACLU needs is an old-fashioned hippy ass whooping."

>The Article from "blue lives matter" the police union version of "we dindu nuffin"

ACLU Demands Portland Police Officers Stop Wearing Riot Gear

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has now demanded that the Portland Police Department stop using riot gear in response to protests and potential riots.

Sarah Armstrong, spokeswoman for the ACLU of Oregon, said that when police show up in riot gear, it escalates the situation and that police policies should aim for de-escalation, according to KGW. These comments come on the tail end of when police showed up in riot helmets to the illegal Portland Resistance protest on Monday. That protest was partially sponsored by Black Lives Matter PDX.

On Monday, 13 people were arrested by Portland Police Officers after blocking traffic during a “Not My President’s Day” rally, which was held in front of the downtown Federal building. Six activists were arrested for Disorderly Conduct, three teenagers received traffic citations, and one protester was arrested for Second-Degree Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest and Furnishing False Information to Police.

The protesters did not get a required permit and that activists blocked traffic at two highways that ran through the city as well as SW 3rd Avenue and Madison Street, according to KOIN.

At Monday’s protest, Portland Police Officers first rode bicycles into the area and asked protesters to clear the streets. Those verbal warnings were given for about 20 minutes. When the criminals refused to stop impeding traffic, Portland Police Officers in riot helmets moved in to disperse them.

A second protest was also held in Portland on Monday, by the AFL-CIO, at a different location. That protest applied for and received a permit, and was peaceful. They did delay traffic but with a permitted police escort.

In a statement released Wednesday, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said that he and the Police Chief plan to meet with members of the community to discuss how best to relieve tensions between protesters and police officers. Several protesters have complained that people are being arrested once they leave the street they were blocking and retreat to the sidewalk. Portland PD Sergeant Pete Simpson said that the sidewalk is not “home base,” and that it’s too late to retreat to the sidewalk once a situation reaches a certain point.

A January 20th Portland protest turned into a violent riot when rioters threw eggs, rocks, bottles, and fireworks at Police Officers. As for the ACLU’s request, Sergeant Simpson said that the gear is for their own protection.

I have a few solutions for the protesters/rioters. First, obey the law. Get a valid permit and don’t disobey the law while you are protesting. Second, if you break the law, accept and understand that there is a great possibility that you will be arrested. Third, respect authority. If a Portland Police Officer gives you a lawful command, then do it. And lastly, understand that you have no clue about being a Police Officer and riot gear is to protect officers’ lives, not protester’s feelings.

Do you think that officers should further risk their lives by dealing with an illegal protest without riot gear? We’d like to know what you think. Please let us know in the poll below or on our Facebook page.



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Obamacare Replacement Draft Legislation Leaked

A 105-page draft of the reconciliation bill, which will repeal and partially replace Obamacare, was leaked to the press Friday, showing Republicans plan to scale back Medicaid and eliminate penalties attached to the individual and employer mandates.

The discussion draft, leaked to Politico, calls for tax credits for individuals based on age, ranging between $2,000 and $4,000 — a shift from the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which bases subsidies on income.

States that opted to expand Medicaid during the Obama administration would gradually have the additional federal funds phased out until 2020. States would instead be provided a per capita cap, which would allocate money based on the number of those enrolled. Proponents argue it provides states with more flexibility while bringing down costs.

The bill aims to stabilize premiums while covering individuals with preexisting conditions by providing “State Innovation Grants.” The grants would provide states a total of $100 billion — $15 billion in 2018 and 2019 and $10 billion through 2026 — to deal with a broad number of issues.

While the mandate is being eliminated, the proposal grants insurers the ability to increase premiums by 30 percent if there is an extended lapse in coverage.

The bill would completely eliminate federal funding for abortion providers — a huge win for pro-life lawmakers.

Under Obamacare, premiums were capped at three times the cost of coverage for younger individuals; that would be upped five times under the new proposal.

Previously, those in individual health plans before Obamacare would eventually have to switch from their old plans onto a new exchange plan. The proposal includes language allowing insurers to offer grandfathered plans to permit people to keep their current plans.

To fund the changes, a tax would be imposed on high-end, employer-sponsored plans that fall in the 90th percentile of premiums. The provision will likely be controversial with conservatives, who were highly critical of the ACA’s “Cadillac tax.”

The bill is expected to be introduced shortly after Congress returns from recess.



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Yakusa boss's dick enlargement fails,puts hit on medical team

A Japanese crime boss got the shaft.

But it still wasn’t enough.

Prosecutors say 70-year-old Yakuza kingpin Satoru Nomura – don of the Kudo-kai crime syndicate – demanded “organized retaliation” after penis enlargement surgery paled to his expansive expectations.

So Nomura allegedly ordered a hit on the female nurse who participated in the penis empowering procedure.

The Japan Times reports that the crime boss “unjustifiably resented the failed surgery” and blamed the phallus failure on the nurse.

Nomura had the procedure done at a cosmetic surgery clinic in August 2012.

On her way home from the clinic, the nurse was stabbed in the neck and chest by an underling of Nomura.

“The motive for the incident was a personal grudge on the part of Nomura,” the prosecution said, according to the Tokyo Reporter.

The longtime Yakuza “member” has a long history with cops.

He was accused of tax evasion and was fined nearly $8 million in 2015. The year before, he was charged with publicly shooting a man in the back.


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Why a Trump Tariff Could Cause an Invasion of Mexicans into the United States

Dinging the Mexican economy would send more immigrants northward

When word got out in January 1848 that gold had been discovered at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, near Sacramento, it triggered the famous California Gold Rush, which in a few short years brought some 300,000 fortune seekers to the territory, whose population at the time was just 155,000, most of them Native Americans.

President Trump’s threat to impose a tariff on Mexican imports to pay for the border wall he’s proposed could have a similar stampede effect: causing more, not fewer, illegal immigrants to rush to the United States. It will take years to build a border wall; it will take little more than talk to trigger a potential border-wall rush.

If ever there was a policy proposal that could produce a result that’s the opposite of what’s intended, this is it.

The reason is simple: A 20 percent tariff on Mexican imports would be a disaster for the Mexican economy, destroying jobs and driving many of the jobless to seek work—legally or illegally—in the United States.

Mexico currently sends more than 80 percent of its exports to the United States: cars, auto parts, machinery, electrical equipment, medical instruments, oil, and fresh and processed fruits and vegetables, among other goods. In all, Mexico exported more than $316 billion in goods and services to the United States in 2015, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative reported.

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Trump vows to rid Washington of street vendors peddling fake news

Donald Trump promised a crackdown today on the fake news vendors who continue to ply their trade around the US Capital. Congregating regularly around the White House, Jon Sopel, Katy Tur, and other members of the so-called press corps continue to look for opportunities to get their stories out, trying desperately to offload the heavy stock of Trump-related news arriving daily in shipments from Reuters, The Press Association, and less reputable sources, including the President’s daily press briefing.

‘Its getting beyond a joke, beyond a joke’, said Trump. ‘These guys just won’t go away, peddling their so-called news. Fake terrorist attacks. In-fighting in my team. Worst start to a presidency in 2 centuries apparently. Anything goes with these jokers. Its like the pimps and hookers near Times Square in New York in the 80s, you could get anything you want there in the heyday, particularly that corner of 47th and Broadway, great days, sorry..what was I saying?’

‘The problem is, some of these fakes are so good, so good, you can’t tell the difference from the real fakes. If you’re going to get fake news, get it from the official source’, continued Trump. ‘We will give you the real nonsense. Job deals that were actually announced 6 years ago. Bowler Hat massacres. Gratuitous comparisons between myself and Abe Lincoln. Sean Spicer can give you all that, you don’t need to go fake. Sean’s so full of fakes that he shits sham poo. He’s the real deal.’

For some, there was one glimmer of hope amidst all the nonsense news. ‘Orange tan, cheap looking wig, some components manufactured in Russia, explodes when placed under a small amount of pressure…the whole Presidency looks rather like a counterfeit’, lamented one reporter. ‘We can live in hope, I guess’.


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Olympic Gymnastic Doc specialized in diddling preteen athletes

A girl identified as Victim B, now 21, said she was sexually assaulted by Dr Nassar "more times than she could count,"

Victim B said "all the gymnasts trusted Nassar and that he was like a god to the gymnasts", she added.

The Michigan sports doctor Larry Nassar, who treated elite female US gymnasts, has been charged with sexually assaulting nine girls.

On Wednesday, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette filed 22 counts of criminal sexual conduct, some involving girls younger than 13.

He described Dr Nassar, accused of molesting gymnasts as he treated back and hip injuries, as "a monster".

He is already being held on a charge of possessing child pornography and faces trial over accusations he abused a girl repeatedly at her family home.

The 53-year-old doctor, who has treated Olympic gymnasts, is accused by more than 60 former patients and athletes of sexual abuse during pelvic procedures.


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President Trump Destroys Obama’s Transgender Agenda With Executive Actions

>The White House has revealed that President Donald Trump believes authority over transgender questions belongs to the states, not the federal government, in a huge blow to the position of former President Barack Obama and lovers of centralized government everywhere.

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer didn’t specifically discuss details of pending action but did say that “guidance” was coming, according to The Washington Times. He was responding to a question about whether Trump would reverse directions from Obama’s department of education that gave public school students the right to use restroom and locker facilities that matched their “sexual identity” rather than the sex they were born with.

“The president has maintained for a long time that this is a states’ rights issue and not one for the federal government,” Spicer said at Tuesday’s White House news briefing, according to BuzzFeed.


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Kim Jong Un Brother Murdered using British Invented Poison (eternal anglo strikes again)

When yesterday we shared the most recent update in the bizarre assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korea's ruler, who was murdered in broad daylight inside Kuala Lumpur's budget airline terminal, we reported that while the two women suspected in the fatal poisoning attack had coated their hands with "mystery" toxic chemicals which they then wiped on Nam's face, a key question remained unanswered, namely what was the poison used to by the woman with the "LOL" shirt used to murder the North Korean scion.

As CBS reported previously, experts routinely tasked with finding answers in poisoning cases were stumped: what substance could have been used to kill the victim so quickly without sickening the women who apparently deployed it, along with anyone else nearby? Difficult, they said, but doable.

“It’s not an agent that could be cooked up in a hotel room. It’s going to take a lot of knowledge regarding the chemical in order to facilitate an attack like this,” said Bruce Goldberger, a leading toxicologist who heads the forensic medicine division at the University of Florida. He said a nerve gas or ricin, a deadly substance found in castor beans, could be possible. A strong opioid compound could also have been used, though that would likely have incapacitated the victim immediately.

“It would have to be cleverly designed in order to be applied in this fashion without hurting anyone else,” Goldberger said.

“The more unusual, the more potent, the more volatile a poison is, the less likely it is to be detected,” said Olif Drummer, a toxicologist at Australia’s Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine who has spent 40 years in the field. Khalid said the women knew they were handling poisonous materials and "were warned to take precautions." Surveillance footage showed both keeping their hands away from their bodies after the attack, he said, then going to restrooms to wash. Such details are unclear in video footage that has been released to media.

Well, moments ago the Malaysian police provided the answer, when it reported that the chemical substance used to kill Kim Jong Nam last week was the nerve agent right out of the movei "The Rock" called VX, which happens to be listed as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations.

VX is described by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as “the most potent of all nerve agents”, with a large dose leading to loss of consciousness, paralysis and respiratory failure. Its only known use is as a chemical warfare agent.

VX is banned under the UN Chemical Weapons Convention, to which North Korea is not a party.

The nerve agent, also known as ethyl N-2-Diisopropylaminoethyl Methylphosphonothiolate, was developed in the UK in the 1950s.


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Venezuela denounces France for treatment of 'world's worst skier'

enezuela is not only home to what is arguably the world’s worst economy, but also the "world’s worst skier."

Given the unflattering title following a miserable performance in the qualifying rounds of the Nordic World Ski Championships where he stumbled to the starting block, Adrian Solano has blamed his poor form on the fact that it was his first time skiing on snow. Previously he trained only on wheels in the decidedly less-than-frigid Venezuela.

Adding insult to injury, Solano was also recently stopped on his way to a training camp in Sweden by border agents during a layover in France. Apparently the French officials didn’t believe that Solano was actually a professional skier – asking him if there was even snow in Venezuela and accusing of him of trying to illegally immigrate to the European nation.

“They did not believe that I ski in Venezuela," Solano told the Agence France-Presse news agency. "I told them that we train on wheels. I only had €28 with me and the police accused me of trying to immigrate because things were going badly in my country."

The snub by French officials not only embarrassed Solano and his trainer, but also apparently angered Venezuela’s beleaguered President Nicolás Maduro.

In a series of tweets sent out on Thursday, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodríguez said that Maduro had instructed him to “deliver a strong protest to the French government for the affront against the Venezuelan athlete.”

In a second tweet, Rodríguez added that "the insult against Venezuelans is absolutely unacceptable" and blamed opposition groups for bringing Venezuelans into disrepute around the globe.

Stuck back in Caracas, Solano's supporters started a GoFundMe page that took him to Finland just in time to compete.

In his first race, a 10-kilometer (about six miles) qualifying round, Solano failed to finish. He completed the first 3.5 kilometers in 37 minutes and 39 seconds – the same amount of time it took other competitors to finish the entire course…

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guy comes up with vagina sealing glue stick for periods

A male inventor in the US has horrified the internet with his new product - the Mensez Adhesive Vaginal Lipstick.

Created by one Dr Daniel Dopps of Wichita, Kansas, the invention, which was granted a US patent on January 10, is described on his LinkedIn page as a “natural compound of amino acids and oil in a lipstick that is applied to the labia minora which causes them to cling together in a manner strong enough to retain menstrual fluid in the vestibule above the labia minora where the vaginal opening and urethra exit.”

In other words, it does away with the need for tampons or sanitary towels by literally gluing your vagina shut.

"It breaks down instantly with urine, retaining menstrual fluid in the vagina until urinatation," he continues. "Upon urinating the seal releases and allows the urine along with the menstrual fluid to exit into the toilet. Think of it as potty training the period, cleaner, healthier, more secure, less risk of infections.

The product is not yet available to the public, and Dr Dopps told Forbes it has so far been tried out only by a small number of women.

After the Mensez Facebook page started to go viral earlier this week, with thousands of incredulous viewers sharing it in disbelief, Dr Dopps was swamped with criticism over his misunderstanding of female anatomy, with some accusing him misogyny.


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Kim Jong used killer Waifu pop singer to kill his bro

Accused killer of Kim Jong Un’s half-brother went from singer to slayer, officials say

Malaysian authorities probing the assassination of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s half-brother are now trying to figure out how one of the prime suspects went from 28-year-old Vietnamese beauty and singing contestant to alleged cold-blooded killer in a matter of months.

Before she was accused of murder, Doan Thi Huong was a budding pop singer who appeared on a Vietnamese talent show and cultivated a playful social media presence.

“Can I sing you a song tonight?” Doan wrote in a March 24 Facebook post viewed by The Sydney Morning Herald. “Reply the fastest and put your phone number in the comment. I will call and sing for you.”

officials say

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A Facebook page belonging to Doan Thi Huong, who is alleged to be part of the team that killed Kim Jong Nam.

A Facebook page belonging to Doan Thi Huong, who is alleged to be part of the team that killed Kim Jong Nam. (AP)

Malaysian authorities probing the assassination of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s half-brother are now trying to figure out how one of the prime suspects went from 28-year-old Vietnamese beauty and singing contestant to alleged cold-blooded killer in a matter of months.

Before she was accused of murder, Doan Thi Huong was a budding pop singer who appeared on a Vietnamese talent show and cultivated a playful social media presence.

“Can I sing you a song tonight?” Doan wrote in a March 24 Facebook post viewed by The Sydney Morning Herald. “Reply the fastest and put your phone number in the comment. I will call and sing for you.”

Doan appeared on Vietnamese Idol in June 2016 and was dismissed in the first round. Eight months later she is believed to be the woman wearing a white shirt with “LOL” printed on it seen in surveillance footage from the airport where Kim Jong Nam was murdered Feb. 13. Authorities believe Doan and a 25-year-old Indonesian woman – Siti Aisyah – ambushed Kim Jong Nam and rubbed a deadly substance on him before fleeing.


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RINO Traitor Lisa Murkowski Says NO To Obamacare Repeal

Related: >>>/badnews/8

Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska has announced her opposition to the repeal of Obamacare if it means defunding Planned Parenthood or eliminating the state’s expansion of Medicaid.

“The Affordable Care Act has failed in so many ways, but there are elements within it that deserve to be saved,” Murkowski said during an address before the Alaska Legislature.

Specifically, Murkowski citied provisions mandating coverage be provided to individuals with pre-existing conditions, the ability of people to remain on their parents’ insurance plans until the age of 26, and mental health coverage as worth saving, as well as her state’s decision to expand Medicaid under Obamacare.

“As long as Alaska wants to keep the expansion it should have the option,” she said. “I will not vote to repeal it.”

Murkowski also expressed opposition to any Obamacare repeal that also defunds Planned Parenthood.

“Taxpayer dollars should never be used to pay for abortions, but I will not vote to deny Alaskans access to the health services that Planned Parenthood provides,” Murkowski said.

House Speaker Paul Ryan previously indicated any repeal of Obamacare would also include the defunding of Planned Parenthood.

Planned Parenthood’s affiliate in Alaska praised Murkowski’s decision.

“That was a really pleasant surprise,” said Alyson Currey, a representative for Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii. “We really commend her for her leadership and her strong support.”

Murkowski joined Maine Senator Susan Collins and former Illinois Senator Mark Kirk in attempting to remove a provision defunding Planned Parenthood from an Obamacare repeal bill in 2015.

Efforts to repeal Obamacare were already faltering prior to Murkowski’s comments, despite dozens of repeal measures already passing Congress under President Obama and a proposal to replace Obamacare introduced by Kentucky Senator Rand Paul.

Paul reportedly left a meeting with House Speaker Ryan over frustration with Medicaid expansion and the lack of progress to repeal Obamacare.

Former House Speaker John Boehner suggested a complete repeal of Obamacare was unlikely.

“In the 25 years I served in the United States Congress, Republicans never, ever, one time, agreed on what a healthcare proposal should look like. Not once,” he said at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society forum. “They’ll fix Obamacare. I shouldn’t call it repeal and replace because that’s not what’s going to happen.”



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Pedophile Former House Speaker Sues His Victim For Breach Of Contract

The former Republican politician and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, convicted pedophile Dennis Hastert is suing one his victims for $1.7 million and breach of contract.

The “serial child molester” who has ties with the Podesta family, was sentenced in April last year to 15 months in prison for paying his victims to keep quiet.

He sexually abused young members of a wrestling team that he coached, until one of them broke his silence despite having been paid hush money by the former speaker.

Now Hastert, who was once third in line to ascend to the presidency under George W. Bush, wants his money back.

His lawyer argues: “To the extent any contract existed between plaintiff [Individual A] and defendant [Hastert], plaintiff breached that contract.” And therefore “…plaintiff is accordingly required to return $1.7 million to defendant.”

Anonymous News HQ reports:

When Pizzagate made its way to headlines around the world, many dismissed it as fake news, with no basis in reality. Whether or not the details alleged in Pizzagate are valid or not, it doesn’t detract from the reality that pedophilia is a real thing that does involve members holding the highest office in the US government. Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert is living proof. Once third in line to ascend to the presidency, Hastert was outed for raping children in 2015.

One of his victims, who has only been identified as ‘Individual A’ in court documents, was illegally paid off to stay quiet. It was this payoff that eventually led to his having to explain the payment, which ultimately led to his outing as a pedophile. After his outing as a child molester, Hastert was indicted and pleaded guilty to various charges surrounding the molestation of multiple individuals. He avoided long term jail time, because the system is inherently corrupt. Hastert stated he took the plea agreement to avoid an embarrassing trial.

Now that his reputation has been ruined, he seeks revenge against the plaintiff in the criminal case, who was identified as Individual A. After paying him over a million dollars in hush money, Hastert is suing Individual A to recoup that money, as he claims Individual A did not live up to his end of the arrangement. Basically, after raping him and lying to police about it, he feels he is entitled to a refund because his victim couldn’t keep his mouth shut. Hastert’s lawyers assert, “To the extent any contract existed between plaintiff [Individual A] and defendant [Hastert], plaintiff breached that contract.”

The letter of intent goes on to state, “Plaintiff’s breach of conduct resulted in damages to defendant and plaintiff is accordingly required to return $1.7 million to defendant.” The attorney for Individual A, Kristi Brown, stated to the media that the lawsuit is frivolous. “Mr. Hastert has decided that rather than live up to his promise to compensate his victim for his molestation and resulting injury, he will ask his victim to pay him. He admits to agreeing to make payments, but then denies that it is an agreement that he has to keep. His response is predictable and we look forward to entering the discovery phase of the case.”

Hastert is just one of many elected officials who have talked tough on crime, and defended the little guy, only to turn out to have participated in the most heinous crime imaginable. While incidents like Pizzagate become a thing of conspiracy theorists, the underlying truth is that there are active pedophiles working for, and with upper level members of the US government. Hastert’s case is an eye-opening example of this, and his behavior towards his victim shows him as the monster he truly is.



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Mad Scientists Plan To Alter Our MINDS, Delete History, Distort Morals, Plant Memories, Control Beha

RELATED: >>>/ultranews/48

Mankind is on the cusp of a transition that we cannot come back from. For many years scientists have sought technology that can actively alter memories and identity.

New World Technology has the ability to change our perception by altering our memory; some of the technologies can even make us forget history, and by doing so can distort morals. But there is a far greater evil, scientists can even plant memories.

Several methods are mentioned in the above video by S. Matthew Liao, who is the current holder of the Arthur Zitrin Chair of Bioethics and is the Director of the Center for Bioethics and Affiliated Professor in the Department of Philosophy at New York University, those methods are as follows:

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging – is a functional neuroimaging procedure using MRI technology that measures brain activity by detecting changes associated with blood flow. This technique relies on the fact that cerebral blood flow and neuronal activation are coupled. When an area of the brain is in use, blood flow to that region also increases.

Deep Brain Stimulation (+) – is a neurosurgical procedure introduced in 1987, involving the implantation of a medical device called a neurostimulator (sometimes referred to as a ‘brain pacemaker’), which sends electrical impulses, through implanted electrodes, to specific targets in the brain (brain nuclei) for the treatment of movement and neuropsychiatric disorders

Psychopharmaceuticals, Psychopharmacology – is the scientific study of the effects drugs have on mood, sensation, thinking, and behavior. It is distinguished from neuropsychopharmacology, which emphasizes the correlation between drug-induced changes in the functioning of cells in the nervous system and changes in consciousness and behavior.

Other researchers in the fields of science and technology are working on removing the literal belief system, or faith, from an individual by using magnets.

The speaker, S. Matthew Lao, mentioned several incidences where altering memories are applicable, and in each case, the bioethicist attempted to prove that altering what we remember was somehow acceptable. All while mentioning that DARPA using Deep Brain Stimulation + is seeking to create super soldiers.

Deep Brain Stimulation bears a similar resemblance to the Mark of the Beast. After the implant has taken place a single electric pulse targets regions of the brain and interferes with neural activity in the target area, which can alter decisions, symptoms, behavior, and morals. The implant is formally called an implanted pulse generator or an IPG, which can be calibrated by technicians, doctors, and qualified nurses.

As mentioned in the video, DBS+ can be calibrated to alter how a soldier responds on the battlefield and or after the war. The machine would give the military industrial complex more control over soldiers. Thus, meaning that DARPA or any other agency could remove guilt, and alter judgment in any soldiers mind, in any given circumstance.

The machine further proves that the military industrial complex is seeking to create super soldiers, and is actively working on Mind Control.

The common motive behind creating such technology can be derived from the outcome; once again, while claiming medical purposes, it is evident that the goal of altering memories and changing morals is to demoralize, further propagandize, and control the masses.

According to scripture, specifically in Hebrews 10:16, and Jeremiah 31:33, God states that He will write His laws on our hearts and in our minds.

Hebrews 10:16 GNV

This is the Testament that I will make unto them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my Laws in their heart, and in their minds, I will write them.

Jeremiah 31:33 GNV

But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel, After those days, saith the Lord, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts, and will be their God, and they shall be my people.

The ‘agents’ of the Illuminati are seeking to remove these from mankind, so they can instill their own, all of which are based on the satanic agenda of creating the New World Order. Currently, a subversive campaign of demoralization is being waged against humanity as a whole, which is attempting to slowly strip away the moral laws God has written on our hearts and in our minds.



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James O'Keefe About To Release Hundreds of Hours Of Newsroom Footage "Wikileaks Style"

James O'Keefe of Project Veritas is set to unleash holy hell Thursday on #FakeNews network CNN. Well, he didn't exactly say it was CNN, but it was heavily implied. Apparently the network has a mole…

O'Keefe is known for undercover sting operations which have led to such bombshells as the DNC's paid agitator network, the outing of "DisruptJ20" / Antifa organizers which took place at comet ping pong - and netted three arrests (including a suspected pedophile), and most recently New Hampshire election fraud.

Yesterday, O'Keefe was interviewed on Sean Hannity's radio show where he revealed that a major network has been "stung"

O'Keefe: In the next 48 hours, Project Veritas, like Wikileaks, will be releasing hundreds of hours of tape from within the establishment media. Our next target is in fact, the media.

Hannity: How long have you been working on this?

O'Keefe: We've had people on the inside come to us. Just like Julian Assange has people come to him, we've had people, sources come to us and give us information, and we're going to be releasing it "Wikileaks Style" this week.

Moments later:

Hannity: Can you give us a hint what organizations are going to be impacted by this?

O'Keefe: It's one that Trump has really been talking about, you can probably use your imagination.

Hannity: So, it's CNN…

Listen here:

James O'Keefe reveals to Sean Hannity that a "Wikileaks Style" release of information is coming on Thursday. #FakeNews #CNN likely target. pic.twitter.com/fd0B2fcYz5

— ZeroPointNow (@ZeroPointNow) February 22, 2017

In other words, a closeted Trump supporter working deep inside hyper-liberal CNN just gave O'Keefe a ton of behind the scenes footage of "The Most Trusted Name In News." My guess is we're about to hear a bunch of establishment media puppets revealing their extreme hatred for the sitting President of the United States.

Remember that time CNN employees were laughing about Trump's plane crashing? If O'Keefe's release is anything along these lines, popcorn sales are about to go through the roof…



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Illegal Fundraiser for Clintons Made Secret Tape In Fear of Being Assassinated

DailyMail.com has obtained a video in which convicted illegal Clinton fundraisers Johnny Chung gave secret testimony while in fear of his life.

The Chinese-American was convicted of funneling money to Bill Clinton's 1996 re-election bid in a breach of campaign finance law known as 'Chinagate.'

Now new book revealed how he spilled details of his activities in a video he made because he thought a squad of assassins would come after him.

He made the video with a friend after his FBI protection detail was suddenly removed - which Chung said on the tape shocked even his judge.

A Chinese-American businessman at the center of a Clinton campaign finance scandal secretly filmed a tell-all video as an 'insurance policy' - because he feared being murdered.

In footage provided exclusively to DailyMail.com, Johnny Chung spills details on how he illegally funneled money from Chinese officials to Bill Clinton's 1996 re-election bid.

The Chinese-American Clinton fundraiser recorded the 'elaborate videotaped testimony' while in hiding in 2000.

He smuggled it to trusted friends and family with instructions to release it to the media in the event of his untimely death because he believed he was at risk of being assassinated.

Chung is believed to still be alive and living in China.

The video was obtained by author and historian David Wead for his new book Game of Thorns, which traces Hillary Clinton's unsuccessful 2016 campaign and the Chinese government's long-running operation to buy political influence in Washington.

Wead provided excerpts from the film to Dailymail.com. The man with whom Chung made the tape, Bob Abernethy, a friend from his church, said it was right that it was shown.

In the never-before-released footage, Chung described how he feared for his life after he publicly admitted to funneling money from Chinese officials to President Bill Clinton's 1996 reelection campaign.

He also claimed Democrats pressured him to stay silent about his dealings with the Clintons and said the FBI tried to enlist him in a sting against a top Chinese general at a Los Angeles airport.

The video comes amid renewed interest in foreign influence in Washington, as some members of President Donald Trump's team have been scrutinized for their associations with Russian officials.

The video grew out of a controversy in the mid-1990s when evidence surfaced that Chinese officials were pouring hundreds of thousands into then president Bill Clinton's reelection campaign through American straw donors.

Chung, one of the main players in the 'Chinagate' scandal, was accused of giving over $300,000 to the Democratic National Committee on behalf of the head of China's military intelligence agency during Clinton's reelection bid.

Chung cooperated with the Department of Justice during the investigation, and was sentenced to five years of probation for campaign finance violations, bank fraud and tax evasion in 1998.

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New Study shows: Women with genital herpes twice as likely to give birth to autistic child

Women who have a type-2 genital herpes infection during the early stages of their pregnancy are twice as likely to give birth to an autistic child, a new study has concluded.

>While not every woman infected with herpes is at risk of having a child with the neurodevelopmental disorder, the news is a cause for concern, since the infection itself is widely spread. One in five American women carry the highly contagious and lifelong infection, often transferred through sex.

Carried out by scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, the groundbreaking study was published in the microbiology journal “msphere.”

The study is the first of its kind to provide immunological evidence of a link between maternal anti-herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2) antibodies and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in male children.

The scientists used blood samples from 412 mothers of children with ASD and 463 mothers of children without ASD, taken at two points at around the 18th week of pregnancy and at birth.

They were tested for antibodies to several common infections, including HSV-2, which indicate that a patient fought off the infection shortly prior to the time the sample had been collected. Mothers who had HSV-2 were twice as likely to give birth to a child with ASD than those who didn’t, indicating a strong correlation.

The authors say they do not believe the virus infected the fetus itself, causing ASD, as such an infection would typically cause miscarriage. Rather they suggest the risk comes from a primary or reactivation of the infection in close proximity to the womb. They also suggest that mothers with a certain genetic makeup rather than all women are at risk.

“We believe the mother’s immune response to HSV-2 could be disrupting fetal central nervous system development, raising risk for autism,” said lead author of the study Milada Mahic.

The correlation was only confirmed in boys because of the small number of mothers of girls with ASD included in the study. While there is not enough evidence to suggest the infection can only affect males, autism is generally more common in boys.

The link was only evident in early pregnancy when the fetal nervous system undergoes rapid development, not at birth.

Overall, the cause of most cases of ASD remains unknown and mostly likely the disorder is a combination of both genetic and environmental factors, the study says. Further study is necessary to decipher if screening and suppression of HSV-2 during pregnancy is needed.

However, the team hopes these insights will “drive new efforts to monitor women more closely for cryptic gestational infection and to implement suppressive therapy during pregnancy.”


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conservative mps deny cut promised welfare increase to many disabled brits

Panicking Tory ministers have rewritten the law to deny increased benefit payments to more than 150,000 people.

Two tribunals had ruled the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) should expand the reach of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) - which helps disabled people fund their living costs.

Yet the DWP warned that would cost £3.7bn extra by 2022 - so unveiled emergency legislation to stop the change happening.

Tory Disabilities Minister Penny Mordaunt said her move would "make sure we are giving support to those who need it most" - and insisted no one who had already been claiming PIP would see payments drop.

But there was fury after she tightened the law without consulting the government's own Social Security Advisory Committee.


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Clintonista John Pedosta Joins 'Washington Post'

Longtime Clintonista John Podesta, the hardcore leftist (such a man of the people he violates orphans in a pizza restaurant) who chaired Hillary Clinton's failed 2016 presidential campaign, has (inevitably) joined the "left-wing" (globalist) Washington Post as a contributing columnist.

Podesta is probably most well-known for his email cache, which was drip-drip-dripped out by WikiLeaks throughout much of last year's presidential election.

And because "Democracy Dies In Darkness," the release of the damaging Podesta emails was indeed a very good thing for democracy, a crucially important dissemination of unfiltered information that voters could digest while our corrupt national media either ignored and downplayed Hillary's countless failures and scandals. And did so during a presidential campaign that, for a generation, would shape the direction of our country.

Podesta also served as a counselor to President Barry Obama and was chief-of-staff for President Bill Clinton. He is also a venomous Trump-hater and an oily propagandist, who labels ideas he disapproves of as "dangerous." This will, of course, make him a perfect fit at a Washington Post that is a venomous Trump-hater and oily propagandist that labels ideas it doesn't like as "dangerous."

Podesta is even a better fit as a columnist at a newspaper apparently incapable of finding even one Trump-supporting opinion writer. Podesta will not only fit right in with the Post's other left-leaning columnists – Dana Milbank, Eugene Robinson, and the Washington Post Editorial Board – but also among the Post's so-called right-leaning columnists, Trump-haters such as George Will and Kathleen Parker.


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Mysterious Radioactive Leak Detected Across Europe

There are concerns about a potential nuclear ‘incident’ in Europe.

According to reports, small amounts of highly radioactive radioisotope, iodine-131, of unknown origin, have been detected over large areas of Europe.

A nuclear ‘incident’ in the vicinity of the Arctic circle may have spread the mysterious radioactive leak during the past week.

According to IRSN ( Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire ), a French institute specialising in nuclear and radiological risks, Iodine-131 (131I), a radionuclide of anthropogenic origin, has recently been detected in tiny amounts in the ground-level atmosphere in Europe.

Iodine-131 was first detected over large areas of Europe in January.

Since the isotope has a half-life of only eight days, the detection is proof of a rather recent release, reports the Independent Barents Observe.

The source of the leak remains a mystery.

Zero Hedge reports:

The air filter station at Svanhovd – located a few hundred meters from Norway’s border to Russia’s Kola Peninsula in the north – was the first to measure small amounts of the radioactive Ionide-131 in the second week of January. Shortly thereafter, the same Iodine-131 isotope was measured in Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland. Within the next two weeks, traces of radioactivity, although in tiny amounts, were measured in Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, France and Spain.

Norway was the first to measure the radioactivity, but France was the first to officially inform the public about it.

“Iodine-131 a radionuclide of anthropogenic origin, has recently been detected in tiny amounts in the ground-level atmosphere in Europe. The preliminary report states it was first found during week 2 of January 2017 in northern Norway. Iodine-131 was also detected in Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, France and Spain, until the end of January”, the official French Institute de Radioprotection et de Süreté Nucléaire (IRSN) wrote in a press release.



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Trump, Russia and Flynn: A timeline of key events

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday night, but the saga involving his and President Trump's campaign's connections to the Russian government and the controversy surrounding Russian interference in the 2016 election remains. Here's a timeline of key events.

July 2012

Flynn is named director of the Defense Intelligence Agency as a three-star general.

June 19, 2013

Donald Trump, then a private businessman, tweeted that the Miss Universe Pageant, which he owned, would be held that November in Moscow. He asked whether Putin would attend and whether he would become Trump's new best friend.

April 2014

The White House moves to fire Flynn over his brusque management style.

Donald J. Trump


Do you think Putin will be going to The Miss Universe Pageant in November in Moscow - if so, will he become my new best friend?

September 2015

The FBI informs the Democratic National Committee that a Russian-linked cyber-spy group had likely compromised its computer network.

February 2016

May 6, 2016

Trump says in a television interview that he knows Russia well. "I had a major event in Russia two or three years ago, Miss Universe contest, which was a big, big, incredible event. An incredible success," Trump said.

June 14, 2016

Russian government hackers penetrated DNC servers, according to The Washington Post. The Russian government denied the charges.

July 20, 2016

Flynn leads chants of “Lock Her Up!” at the Republican National Convention aimed at Hillary Clinton. “You know why we’re saying that? We’re saying that because if I, a guy who knows this business, if I did a tenth of what (Clinton) did I would be in jail today.”

July 22, 2016

WikiLeaks releases private emails from DNC officials in the days leading up to the Democratic National Convention. Some of the emails showed DNC staffers favoring Clinton over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

July 27, 2016

Republican nominee Donald Trump says he doubts Russian involvement in the DNC hack. But he invites them to hack into emails Clinton had deemed personal and deleted for her official account when she was secretary of State. “I will tell you this, Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing. I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press.”

Sept. 26, 2016

Trump, in his first debate with Clinton, continues to express skepticism about Russian involvement. “I mean it could be Russia, but it could also be China. It could also be lots of other people. It could be somebody sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pounds, OK?”

Oct. 7, 2016

Government intelligence officials call out the Russians for the first time on the hacks. The director of national intelligence and the Department of Homeland Security say they have confidence that “the Russian government directed the recent compromises of emails from U.S. persons and institutions, including U.S. political organizations.” WikiLeaks also releases the first batch of emails from the personal account of John Podesta, Clinton’s campaign chairman.

Nov. 8, 2016

Trump beats Clinton in presidential election.

Nov. 18, 2016

Trump names Flynn as his national security adviser. “I am pleased that Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn will be by my side as we work to defeat radical Islamic terrorism, navigate geopolitical challenges and keep Americans safe at home and abroad,” Trump said.

Dec. 9, 2016

President Obama orders a review of foreign attempts to tamper with U.S. elections. Trump dismisses the CIA’s finding that the Russians sought to sway the election in his favor. “These are the same people that said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.”

Dec. 12, 2016

Republican leaders announce that congressional committees will investigate the CIA findings.


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MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski Admits They Brainwash You! "Our Job Is to Control Exactly What People Think"

Controlling "exactly what people think" is the job of the media, MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski boldly declared Wednesday morning.

While discussing President Trump's entreaties to the American people to remain skeptical of the press, Bzezinski worried that if the economy turns south, Americans may end up trusting him over the media.

"And it could be that while unemployment and the economy worsens, he could have undermined the messaging so much that he can actually control exactly what people think," Brzezinski said. "And that, that is our job."

SCARBOROUGH: "Exactly. That is exactly what I hear. What Yamiche said is what I hear from all the Trump supporters that I talk to who were Trump voters and are still Trump supporters. They go, 'Yeah you guys are going crazy. He's doing – what are you so surprised about? He is doing exactly what he said he is going to do.'"

BRZEZINSKI: "Well, I think that the dangerous, you know, edges here are that he is trying to undermine the media and trying to make up his own facts. And it could be that while unemployment and the economy worsens, he could have undermined the messaging so much that he can actually control exactly what people think. And that, that is our job."

The comment failed to raise any eyebrows from her co-panelists. Instead, her co-host, Joe Scarborough, said that Trump's media antagonism puts him on par with Mussolini and Lenin.

SCARBOROUGH: "It’s the – it's the ground noise that he is throwing out there also, whether he is questioning, Mark, the legitimacy of federal judges to do what they have done since Marbury v. Madison. It's when he says the media is the, quote –"


SCARBOROUGH: "– 'enemy of the people', where he sounds like Mussolini or Lenin which obviously causes concern that phrase right there makes him sound more like a dictator in training, when he sends Stephen Miller out and says, basically the president has absolute power, he shall not be questioned."

Scarborough also accused Trump's base of having a "blind spot" on the issue of illegal immigration.



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Brilliant solution found to runaway house prices in Australia


After four decades of stupidly high immigration, lax foreign investment rules and baby boomers rorting the fuck out the taxation and social security systems, demand for homes in Australia is generally outstripping supply. This causes sky-high prices for housing, with Sydney and Melbourne being two of the least affordable cities in the world in which to buy a home.

The solution?

Make it cheaper for Baby Boomers to buy homes by reducing their Stamp Duty by $15,000.

That's right. The solution isn't increasing supply of land and houses, it's giving more free fucking money to the cunts that already own 70% of the country's assets.

The thinking is that if the old farts can buy a home more cheaply, they'll 'downsize', thereby freeing up a home for some family of 17 Sri Lankans. But the fogies still need to live somewhere, so the net change to housing supply is fucking zero, while the stamp duty concession will increase demand for houses, driving prices up.

What's worse, with the dust-farters 'downsizing', they'll be buying the smaller, more affordable properties that are traditionally the domain of the first home buyer.

Has the world gone fucking mad? And why is the Murdoch press reporting this as a good thing?

The boomers are the last generation that will get a government pension. The cunts already suck up $36 BILLION a year in pensions (unemployment benefits currently cost $9 billion a year and you'd better believe the crusty old farts resent those bloody 'dole bludgers'). Many of them own several investment properties, which has a more restrictive effect on housing supply than just them living in their own homes.

What is wrong with the world when it's clear that this policy is idiocy and yet journos are praising it?

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Money wasted on HIV Vaccine which could replace antiretrovirals

A new vaccine-based treatment for HIV has succeeded in suppressing the virus in five patients, raising hopes further research could help prevent Aids without the need for daily drugs.

Researchers combined two innovative HIV vaccines with a drug usually used to treat cancer in the trial, conducted over three years at the IrsiCaixa Aids Research Institute in Barcelona.

After receiving the treatment, the virus was undetectable in five out of 24 participants and its spread was stopped by their immune systems, reported the New Scientist. One of them has been drug-free for seven months.

Lead scientist Beatriz Mothe said her team was “on the right path” to developing a treatment which could offer an alternative to daily antiretroviral medication (ART).

(we just had this happen with prep http://8ch.net/n/res/516191.html, when will people use condom?)

Around 18 million people – half of all those living with HIV around the world – take ART to slow the progression of the infection, according to the UN.


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If You Live In Flint Michigan, Scientists Actually Suggest You Should Buy Water Filters

RELATED: >>>/realnews/1355

Just 16 months after Michigan Governor Rick Snyder admitted that the state was responsible for poisoning Flint residents in a man-made poisoned water disaster, his office has declared that those same residents are now fully responsible to pay for their still undrinkable water. Flint officials have responded by announcing the resumption of water shutoffs for delinquent accounts.

A week ago Tuesday a letter was sent to the city’s acting financial officer, David Sabuda, formalizing that the state-issued credits for water bills would end on February 28—a month earlier than the state’s previous commitment.

The early cutoff is a clear signal that the ending of water subsidies is meant to be permanent.

The pretext for the state’s action are the results of recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) water sampling. The EPA’s numbers show that over the last six months among sampled homes in Flint, the amount of lead has fallen below the 15 parts per billion (ppb) action level set in the EPA’s Lead and Copper Rule (LCR). The 90th percentile figure for the period from between July and December was 12 ppb.

Water system experts, however, such as Virginia Tech’s Dr. Marc Edwards, who led the team that exposed the lies of state water authorities that Flint water was safe to drink, are still warning residents that the water is unsafe without filters. In addition, the LCR is outdated. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CCD) has determined that there is no safe level of exposure to lead.

After being fed one lie after another, Flint residents are rightfully distrustful of state officials. Now they are being told that they have to pay their bills—at the highest rates in the country—for water that is undrinkable! The anger among Flint residents is palpable. Continuous demonstrations are being held against “paying for poison.”

Mayor Karen Weaver arranged a meeting with Snyder at his office in Lansing on Tuesday, hoping to get the governor to reconsider the cutoff. Snyder declined, afterward telling the media, “I reaffirmed that we are following through on what we said we would do, which is basically (continuing the credits) until the water was deemed to be at acceptable standards.”



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Modern Soviets In Brussels Ban Free Speech, Labling Anyone Who Wants To Leave EU "Terrorists"

SINISTER plans to criminalise “political dissent” against the EU project took a step closer to becoming reality today, prompting a dismayed response from victims of tyranny.

Human rights groups have reacted with horror after EU member states approved draconian new anti-terror laws which critics have warned could be used to suppress eurosceptic movements by force.

In a rare show of universal anger seven leading civil rights movements tore into unelected Brussels bureaucrats over the shadowy plot, warning that it endangers “fundamental rights and freedoms” including the right to protest.

The new EU Directive on Combatting Terrorism has sparked concern and consternation across the globe due to its incredibly vague definition of what constitutes a terror offence.

Leading lawyers and campaigners have warned that it could easily be used to mercilessly crack down on eurosceptic movements and thwart protest against controversial EU initiatives.

Worry about the draconian new law is running so high that seven top human rights groups have penned an open letter to the European Union urging them to reconsider it.

Amnesty International, the European Network Against Racism (ENAR), European Digital Rights (EDRi), the Fundamental Rights European Experts (FREE) Group, Human Rights Watch, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), and the Open Society Foundations (OSF) all called for the legislation to be comprehensively amended or else scrapped altogether.

They voiced concern that, in its current form, the law could “lead to criminalising public protests and other peaceful acts, to the suppression of freedom of expression protected under international law, including expression of dissenting political views, and to other unjustified limitations on human rights”.

The directive, which will become law in Britain until we leave the EU, is so vaguely worded that terrorist offences include "seriously destabilising" a whole set of EU structures from the "political" to "economic".

Amongst the powerful measures contained in the bill is a measure, borrowed from recent laws in France, that allows Brussels to order internet firms to block sites that "glorify" terrorism without any input from judges.

Critics have warned that the definition of terrorism is so vague that the law could easily be used to take down eurosceptic blogs and websites which are critical of the EU project.

“Time and again we’ve seen governments adopt abusive counterterrorism laws without assessing their effectiveness, and then implement them in ways that divide and alienate communities. We worry this directive will reinforce this trend and leaves too much leeway for governments to misuse the directive to violate rights.”



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Grand Theft Plane: Kenya Ediition

Obingobongo Creates Scandal about a crooked $418 million U.S. weapons deal on his last day in Office

to force-meme a link to Kenya and to distract from his real past and upbringing.

The smoke & mirrors deal was publicly announced the Monday after Trump’s inauguration.

A handful of lawmakers, led by Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC), are questioning why the contract to produce the planes was awarded to major defense firm L3 Technologies — which has never produced such a plane — while a smaller, disabled veteran-owned company in North Carolina that already make those planes at a lower cost was not considered.

The Mooresville, N.C. company, IOMAX USA Inc., costed out 14 planes at $237 million dollars, according to a Budd aide.

“It looks like politics,” Budd said in a phone interview with Breitbart News on Monday. “Why are they sending it to someone that’s produced zero, for twice the price? This is inappropriate.”

Later this week, Budd and several other GOP congressmen are planning to request the non-partisan investigation.

It is not just Republicans puzzled by the matter. Georgia Democrat Sanford Bishop will join Republicans in signing a letter being sent to the Kenyan ambassador to the U.S. on Tuesday.

The letter, obtained first by Breitbart News, says, “We believe Kenya would benefit by exploring its options in regard to this acquisition.”

“We ask that the Government of Kenya take these facts, in particular the prospect of an ongoing congressional investigation of this sale, under consideration as it decides whether or not to proceed with this arms purchase,” says the letter.

The request for an investigation comes after the lawmakers have unsuccessfully tried to figure out how the New York-based L3 received the “sole-source” primary contract, which means there is only one known source for the equipment requested, or only one single supplier that can fulfill the requirements.

IOMAX was unaware of the contract until the State Department, which approves all foreign military sales, publicly announced it on Jan. 23, the Monday after Trump was sworn in.

Typically, with a foreign military sale, an ally would notify and work with the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, a Pentagon agency, to request weapons.

DSCA would then work with the nation to specify requirements and write a Letter of Request for the weapons. The letter would be sent to an “implementing agency.” After price and other details are worked out, the Pentagon would issue a recommendation, and the State Department would approve or disapprove the sale. The DSCA would receive about a four percent cut of the total sale.

Lawmakers suspect, though have no evidence, that in this case, the implementing agency — an Air Force acquisition office, known as the “Big Safari” at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, steered the contract to L3.

The Air Force directed all inquiries to DSCA and the State Department, which is in charge of the process.

A State Department official, in emails obtained by Breitbart News, said in justifying L3’s selection that the Kenyan Ministry of Defense “conducted extensive market research.” At the same time, the official said the State Department did not possess that research. An Air Force official also said in an email that it was not provided the market research.

Lawmakers question whether Kenya did its own extensive research. The aide said Kenya initially requested MOOG, an ordnance company, to produce the planes, according an Air Force response to congressional inquiries.

That request somehow got “clarified” to L3, who will modify the requested Air Tractor planes into weaponized versions.

“We believe that the Air Force likely did something that had MOOG get replaced with L3,” the aide said.




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George Soros Backed Trump's Son-In-Law Jared Kushner Venture Cadre With $250 Million

It turns out that George Soros is the money behind a new real estate venture called Cadre which was founded by Donald Trump’s son in law Jared Kushner and his brother Joshua Kushner.

The Real Deal has uncovered the fact that George Soros was the man who provided Cadre with a $259 million line of credit. A source told the publication, “Soros has had a long and productive relationship with the Kushner family.”

The financing was provided; even though, Soros has called President Trump a “would-be dictator.”

Cadre is an online marketplace that connects investors and operators of real estate. The company states that it enables investors to sell their interest on the secondary marketplace, thereby introducing liquidity into an antiquated industry. Cadre was founded by Ryan Williams, and Josh and Jared Kushner, and was launched in 2014.

While George Soros has provided the venture with credit, the company has so far raised $68.3 million in 2 rounds from 8 different investors, including $50 million in a series B closed just last month.

So why exactly would George Soros agree to help a new venture from Jared Kushner who is now serving as an advisor in the Donald Trump White House? After all, Soros and Trump really seem to hate one another. Well its like the famous line from “The Godfather”: Its just business, nothing personal.

Besides, George Soros offered credit to Jared Kushner and his brother Joshua Kushner and not Donald Trump.

In other George Soros news, The Irish Times is reporting that the 86 year old is now in an all out war with Hungary’s leader Viktor Orban over the latter’s attempts to limit immigration and safe haven for refugees in his country. Ironically, Orban once benefited from a scholarship provided by the Soros Foundation. George Soros was born in Hungary.

As a Holocaust survivor, Soros is especially sensitive to the plight of refugees around the world, something which can hardly be said about Hungary’s current government.

Viktor Orban built a new border fence to keep people out of Hungary just as Donald Trump would like to build a wall along America’s border with Mexico. Orban is, of course, a fan of Donald Trump while George Soros has condemned both men for their immigration policies. Orban has been accused of copying Vladimir Putin by attempting to subvert Hungarian democracy and make himself into a dictator. This is something which Soros fears Donald Trump wishes to do.

For all these reasons, George Soros sees Donald Trump as another Viktor Orban.

Orban has accused George Soros of using the Soros financed NGO Open Society Initiative for Europe to destabilize his regime. Hungarian government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs told The Irish Times, “Soros calls himself Viktor Orban’s opposition, and announces that he is engaged in a campaign with a view to altering the internal political scene in Hungary. This is something that must be duly evaluated in the national security committee.”

If what has happened in Hungary in recent years really is a template for what Donald Trump might try to do in America, then George Soros is certainly ready to fight against this.



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FAKE NEWS: 5 latest fake news stories on Russia by mainstream media.

5 latest fake news stories on Russia by mainstream media (Feb. 11 – 20)

The Russian Foreign Ministry has begun to identify and expose fake news about Russia. Here are the fist 5 over the last two weeks.

Fake and unsubstantiated news about Russia is published by the mainstream media on an almost daily basis. The Russian Foreign Ministry has set out on a mission to identify and expose such stories, launching a special section for it on its official website.

The following is a list of news stories that have thus far been identified by Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs as containing misleading, inaccurate or false information.

1. NBC News > Russia Considers Returning Snowden to U.S. to ‘Curry Favor’ With Trump: Official


2. The New York Times > Russia Deploys Missile, Violating Treaty and Challenging Trump


3. Bloomberg > France’s Presidential Front-Runner Says Russia Is Hacking Him Now


4. The Telegraph > Russia plotted to overthrow Montenegro’s government by assassinating Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic last year, according to senior Whitehall sources


5. Santa Monica Observer > Vitaly Churkin is 5th Suspicious Death of Russian Diplomat in 3 months


pic related.

>Original russian website





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Florida May Become First US State To Get Rid Of ALL Gun-Free Zones

Florida has been the target of two mass shootings in the past nine months; the Orlando Nightclub shooting which left 49 dead and the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting which left 5 dead. Both those shootings happened in gun-free zones.

In hopes of preventing yet another tragedy, two Republican state lawmakers introduced legislation this week that would eliminate gun free zones in the state.

Florida law currently lists over a dozen locations in which guns are prohibited, including seaports, patrol stations, jails and prisons, police stations, courthouses, polling places, schools, sports stadiums, airports and places where alcohol is served like bars and clubs.

If House Bill 803 or Senate Bill 908 is approved, Florida residents with a concealed carry permit – of which there are over 1.7 million – will be allowed to carry wherever they please…almost.

Federally imposed restrictions will still apply, and private property owners will still have the power to dictate whether guns are allowed on their premises.

Rep. Don Hahnfeldt, sponsor of HB 803, told the Miami Herald that “gun-free zones have been a failure” in the state and across the country.

“This [HB 803] gives these businesses and institutions an opportunity to better protect themselves, their place of business, their employees and their guests in the event of an unfortunate incident, so that maybe the next Pulse, the next Fort Lauderdale…may not happen,” he said.

Similarly, Sen. Dennis Baxley, sponsor of SB 908, said, “Perpetrators of violence do not care what your rules are…This bill eliminates the sterile target we have created with noble intentions.”



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’No place in America for hatred’: Mike Pence condemns anti-Semitism at vandalized Jewish cemetery

>Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced stop to tour a vandalized Jewish cemetery in Missouri, where he helped clean up the toppled graves and strongly condemned anti-Semitism. He also praised the local Jewish community.

On Wednesday afternoon, Pence and Missouri Governor Eric Greitens (R) visited the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City, where more than 150 headstones were toppled and broken on Sunday evening. The damage was concentrated in an area holding the cemetery’s oldest graves.

“There is no place in America for hatred, prejudice, or acts of violence, or anti-Semitism,” Pence said, speaking through a bullhorn.

“I must tell you that the people of Missouri are inspiring the nation by your love and care for this place and the Jewish community,” he told volunteers who were there to clean up the vandalism. “I want to thank you for that inspiration. For showing the world what America is all about."

Even the president’s remarks on Tuesday were denounced as too little, too late. In one instance, the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect called Trump’s remarks “a Band-Aid on the cancer of Anti-Semitism that has infected his own administration,” and a “pathetic asterisk of condescension after weeks in which he and his staff have committed grotesque acts and omissions reflecting Antisemitism, yet day after day have refused to apologize and correct the record.”

Several people on social media said that Pence’s remarks and visit to the cemetery were more in line with what Trump needed to have done to placate the critics, but others said that what is needed is action, not more words.


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Following the announcement by the Prime Minister that she is planning a major programme of work leading towards bringing forward a Domestic Violence and Abuse Act, Mark Brooks, Chairman of the ManKind Initiative, a national charity supporting male victims of domestic abuse, said:

“We welcome the news that the Prime Minister has decided to make ending domestic abuse a real priority as we need to hasten changes in the support given to victims and in helping them become survivors with successfully rebuilt lives.

“It is vital though that there is a real step change in supporting and recognising men, who make up one in three of all victims, if this policy and law is going to keep all those affected by domestic abuse safe. This also includes men fleeing domestic abuse who also need to escape with their children.

“Men currently suffer from a lack of recognition and acceptance in Government policy which then leads to a lack of services and funding at a local level, and, a failure to change public attitudes. This has to change. We need the principles of fairness, inclusion and equality to apply to men, as well as women escaping from domestic abuse.

“A clear example of where things have to change is where it is current Government policy to record and class a crime of domestic abuse against a man as being a crime against a ‘women and girl’. This effectively treats men as second class victims and renders them invisible. This marginalisation of male victims cannot continue, so we call on the Government to make sure the new policy and law is fully inclusive and equal.”


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U.K. Farmers Say `Food Will Rot' in Fields Without EU Labor (because they won't try to hire brits)

The U.K. agriculture industry will come to a standstill if the government doesn’t reach a deal that guarantees access to European workers, according to the head of Britain’s farming union.

“Without a workforce –- permanent and seasonal – it wouldn’t matter what a new trade deal looks like,” Meurig Raymond, president of the National Farmers Union, said at a conference in Birmingham, England. “The lights would go out in our biggest manufacturing sector, food will rot in the fields and Britain will lose the ability to produce and process its own food.

and what is exactly wrong with hiring british people to produce british food?


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British grandparents found slaughtered by armed robbers who dumped bodies in South African river

A British couple were found murdered by armed robbers who dumped their bodies in a South African river.

Grandparents Roger and Christine Solik - who moved from Wales to South Africa in 1981 - were killed in the robbery at their farmland estate, in KwaZulu-Natal.

Police are hunting the armed raiders who broke into their house before tying them up and dumping them in a river, Wales Online reports.

Christine, 57, was found dead in a river 45 miles from her home and the body of Parkinson’s sufferer Roger, 66, was discovered the next day.

Neighbours reported finding the couple’s home had been broken into and a search was launched for the “inseparable” pair.


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london internet exchange members block planned uk government spying law on them

Members of LINX, the London Internet Exchange – the UK's largest net peering point – have rejected proposals that would reshape the company’s constitution and could block members from being consulted about government tapping instructions.

The vote, on Tuesday, followed a Reg report revealing that members had been given less than two weeks notice of a proposed change which would allow LINX’s chairman to “override” directors’ wishes and prevent members learning about controversial actions, including, according to LINX, “secret orders from the government”

Directors of the company had urged the 740 members of LINX, mostly Internet providers from overseas, to vote for the plans without any debate or considering alternatives, during a 10-minute “Extraordinary General Meeting” (EGM) held on Tuesday.

The majority of LINX members did not cast votes, The Reg has learned. Of those that did vote, 37 per cent rejected the plan and 63 per cent supported it. To comply with British Companies Acts law, 75 per cent of voting members must agree with any “special resolution” making major changes. The votes in favour therefore fell significantly short of the level legally required.

In comments on our original report, published at the weekend, LINX public affair director Malcolm Hutty said, “LINX is a committed membership organisation, and our members will be the ones that decide whether to change our Articles."

At the time of publication, LINX’s PR team had not responded to further questions from us about their future plans, or whether they would commit to consulting members about secrecy orders.

Adrian Kennard, who runs the small ISP Andrews & Arnold, said in a blog post our initial report “highlighted …that we need some frank and open debate within LINX on the whole issue of the IP [Investigatory Powers] Act and the possibility of secret orders to snoop on LINX traffic.”


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Owner of pet pug charged after allegedly making up theft

A Sydney man who claimed his pet pug, Egg, was stolen during a violent armed robbery in Sydney earlier this month has been charged, accused of making up the claim.

The 29-year-old told police the three men, armed with knives, threatened him while he was walking Egg along Australia Avenue in Sydney Olympic Park around 10.30pm on Thursday 9 February.

The men demanded he hand over his wallet and backpack, and also snatched Egg from him before fleeing the scene.

Last night, the man spoke to police and was charged with making a false report of a robbery.

It is not known where Egg is and police are urging anyone with information about his whereabouts to call Crime Stoppers.


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India Launches 104 Satellites From a Single Rocket, Ramping Up a Space Race

The launch was high-risk because the satellites, released in rapid-fire fashion every few seconds from a single rocket as it traveled at 17,000 miles an hour, could collide with one another if ejected into the wrong path.

“They have spent months figuring out how to make an adapter, which will release these small babies into space one after another,” said Pallava Bagla, science editor for NDTV, a cable news station. “Now, all of them are in space.”

Wednesday’s launch was being watched closely by firms that place satellites in orbit, because India’s space agency charges substantially less than its competitors in Europe and North America, said C. Uday Bhaskar, the director of the Society for Policy Studies, a public policy research group based in New Delhi.

Eighty-eight of the 104 satellites released on Wednesday were tiny, weighing about 10 pounds. Called Doves, they belong to Planet Labs, a private company based in San Francisco that sells data to governments and commercial entities, and they constituted the largest satellite constellation ever launched into space.

The chairman of the Indian space agency, A. S. Kiran Kumar, has said that commercial fees covered around half of the cost of Wednesday’s mission.

In 2014, India sent a spacecraft to Mars for $74 million, a small fraction of the $671 million the United States spent for a Mars mission that same year, and showing up a regional rival, China, whose own Mars mission failed in 2012.

By charging significantly less to launch satellites into space, India could carve out a niche in the $3 billion to $4 billion market for detailed information about climate, topography and defense, Mr. Bhaskar said.

Robbie Schingler, a former NASA scientist and a co-founder of Planet Labs, described himself as “ecstatic.”

“The sequencing needed to be very precise,” he said. “It worked perfectly and flawlessly.”

Shri G. Madhavan Nair, a former chairman of India’s space program, said newer satellites weigh as little as two pounds, meaning that there is “no limit” to the number that can be launched into space at a time — a trend that he said worried him, as most satellites are operational for only two or three years.

“We are all concerned about space debris,” he said. “After that, it becomes a dead mass floating in space. Personally, I will not recommend such an increase in the number without a practical purpose.


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Pretending to Care about Crustaceans

While destroying us by the millions they try to hide the genocide!!

Crustacean Compassion? Here’s Why We Should Protect The Welfare Of Crabs, Lobsters, And Crayfish

At Crustacean Compassion, we believe it’s unfair, unscientific, and legally inconsistent that current animal welfare legislation only covers animals who wear their bones on the inside; and we’re petitioning DEFRA to include them in the Animal Welfare Act 2006 (England and Wales). Here’s why. Research coming out of the University of Belfast in 2012 and 2016 confirmed what many restaurant diners and chefs have guiltily suspected; decapod crustaceans were likely to be able to feel pain. This makes boiling them alive, a process that can take them up to 3 minutes to die, incredibly inhumane. Chilling them beforehand may just render them paralysed, rather than unconscious; indeed they may wake up rather quickly and have several minutes left. All the way back in 2005 the EU Animal Health and Welfare Panel stated that many of the ways in which decapods were currently slaughtered were inhumane. Many countries, including Norway, Switzerland and New Zealand, include them in their animal welfare legislation, meaning anyone farming them, storing them or slaughtering them has to take account of basic animal welfare protections; enough food, a suitable environment, and a humane slaughter method. This week in Sydney, Australia, a fishmonger was convicted of cruelty for removing live lobsters’ tails with a hacksaw.

Yet in the UK nothing has changed. Our Freedom of Information request has just revealed that the DEFRA has conducted no assessment of the welfare needs of decapod crustaceans since the new research was released; in fact no assessment since 2005, when their decision not to include them in the Animal Welfare Bill proved controversial. Recognising that the evidence was mounting, however, they included an important caveat; invertebrates could be included under the Act’s protections if the scientific evidence of their ability to feel pain became satisfactory.

With the compelling research now available, we believe that the time has come. No animal can ever be conclusively proved to feel pain - and that includes you or me. But it’s entirely reasonable, when the evidence mounts and the stakes are high, to give creatures the benefit of the doubt and protect them from unnecessary suffering. Sign our petition, and let’s treat these strange and captivating creatures with a little more respect.



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Augustus Invictus launches Operation Leonidas: Documenting the fall of Western Civilization

https://www.indiegog o.com/projects/operation-leonidas


Attorney and former Florida Libertarian primary candidate for Senate Augustus Sol Invictus has launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund a documentary on the plight of Europe from the ongoing migrant crisis. From the campaign page:

Our Mission

In this mission, Augustus Invictus will be visiting ten cities in Europe (which will remain undisclosed for security reasons). The trip will begin May the 25th 2017.

The project consists of three parts:

By creating episodes in the spirit of Kenneth Clark's Civilisation or Simon Schama's History of Britain, by filming major landmarks of the visited cities and access "no go zones"

By conducting a series of interviews and reporting it back to the United States as a Journalist

By compiling a total documentary at the end, tying together the journalistic segments and the episodes with an overarching narrative

How Will The Funds Help?

The funding will :

Cover travel fees for Augustus Invictus and crew

Cover production fees like professional equipment and assistance

Cover any expenses required to create a high quality multi video documentary series

Other fees including staff, security, etc

Who we are

Augustus Sol Invictus is an attorney and a former United States Senate candidate in Florida. You can find out more about him here:

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As of February 21 the campaign has netted $600 from 17 pledgers. The goal for the campaign, which runs through mid April, is $50,000. As a flexible campaign, pledges will be collected for the stated goal even if the total sought is not realized.

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'I am a woman, therefore, I bleed': Yogi films herself bleeding through her white pants to stand up

'"Austin, Texas-based yoga instructor Stephanie Góngora shared the video of herself working out while bleeding freely last week'"

'"She has since been inundated with messages ranging from enthusiastic support to outright vitriol and even death threats'"

Austin, Texas-based yoga instructor Stephanie Góngora shared the video of herself working out while bleeding freely last week

She has since been inundated with messages ranging from enthusiastic support to outright vitriol and even death threats

Austin, Texas-based yoga instructor Stephanie Góngora shared the video of herself working out while bleeding freely last week

She has since been inundated with messages ranging from enthusiastic support to outright vitriol and even death threats

Every woman has experienced that stressful moment when your period has arrived at an inconvenient moment, ruining a favorite pair of underwear or pants - and most also know the embarrassment that comes with trying to hide the stain.

Now, one Austin, Texas-based yoga instructor is taking a stand against the long-running stigma surrounding menstruation by sharing a powerful video of herself doing tough yoga poses as she bleeds through a pair of stark white yoga pants.

The video shows Stephanie Góngora, who is known as casa_colibri on Instagram, making her way through a series of moves in a white top, white pants and her dreadlocks tied back with a white headband…

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CHINA:H7N9 update: 104 cases, 21 deaths

The National Health and Family Planning Commission said in its daily update on H7N9 cases that a total of 104 H7N9 cases have been reported in China, including 21 that have ended in death.

Of the total, 13 H7N9 patients have been discharged from hospitals after receiving treatment, and the other 70 patients are being treated in designated hospitals, according to the commission.

A total of 33 cases, including 12 that have ended in death, have been reported in Shanghai. Twenty-four cases, including three deaths, have been reported in Jiangsu Province, and 40 cases, including five deaths, in Zhejiang Province. Anhui Province has reported three cases, with one ending in death. Beijing has reported one case and three have been reported in Henan Province.

China officially confirmed the human cases infected with the H7N9 virus late last month.

According to the commission, China's confirmed H7N9 cases are isolated and there has been no sign of human-to-human transmission.


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Some of the victims can't speak. They rely on walkers and wheelchairs to leave their beds. They have been robbed of their memories. They come to nursing homes to be cared for.

Instead, they are sexually assaulted.

The unthinkable is happening at facilities throughout the country: Vulnerable seniors are being raped and sexually abused by the very people paid to care for them.

It's impossible to know just how many victims are out there. But through an exclusive analysis of state and federal data and interviews with experts, regulators and the families of victims, CNN has found that this little-discussed issue is more widespread than anyone would imagine.

Even more disturbing: In many cases, nursing homes and the government officials who oversee them are doing little – or nothing – to stop it.

Sometimes pure – and even willful – negligence is at work. In other instances, nursing home employees and administrators are hamstrung in their efforts to protect victims who can't remember exactly what happened to them or even identify their perpetrators.


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CSX To Fire Over 20% Of Management-Level Employees. Somebody call Trump(Chump!)!

Earlier today, the WSJ reported that railroad giant CSX Corp, currently embroiled in a protracted activist investor fight, said that Michael Ward, its chairman and CEO will retire in May as railroad veteran Hunter Harrison and an activist investor try to shake up the company and grab the top spot. Harrison, a railroad veteran who unexpectedly announced his early departure from Canadian Pacific Railway in January foregoing tens of millions in potential bonuses, has been working with Paul Hilal of the Mantle Ridge activist fund, to become the company’s next chief executive. Last week, the WSJ reported that CSX privately offered the chief executive position to the 72-year-old Harrison, but negotiations broke down when Hilal refused to back away from some compensation and governance demands.

However, in a separate report today, it appears that CSX is already preparing for full concessions, and as First Coast News reported earlier in the day, CSX employees learned Tuesday that the company will be eliminating about 1,000 management-level positions, out of a total 4,500 . The majority of cuts will be in Jacksonville, Florida, where CSX is based

The layoffs will include positions both in the field and at company headquarters, the company told employees in an e-mail. Impacted employees will be notified in mid-to-late March, the e-mail says. The spokesperson for the company, Gary Sease, says the layoffs are due to an "involuntary separation program." Currently, there are more than 2,500 management employees in Jacksonville.


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More stunning revelations about the MILAB/reptilian child trafficking ring. Reptilian influenced/infiltrated elites are continuing to rape and murder children, drastically reducing and in some cases eliminating their levels of Sacred Light.

Independent reporter Tory Smith uncovered these sinister activities before his murder by deep state/reptilian operatives. The invasion by Alpha Draconis reptilians is continuing and the primary victims are Earth's children!


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shitty hipster band shit all over the stage at charity concert

What started as a fundraiser for a man battling cancer turned into a health hazard situation after volunteer performers defecated on stage, the venue's owner said.

Amy Stanley organized a fundraiser at AvantGarden in Montrose Friday for a friend who is undergoing treatment for cancer. She called on several bands in the area to volunteer their time.

"I was expecting everything to go smoothly," she said.

Except, it didn't.

"I heard some yelling and I came in and was just shocked," Stanley said.

Performers with a group called Sonic Rabbit Hole administered an enema made of a protein shake. Stanley said she's seen the band play before and had no indication anything out of the ordinary would happen.

Mariana Lemesoff, the owner of AvantGarden, said fecal matter was everywhere.

"It smelled so bad the bartender was throwing up behind the bar," she said. "They stepped on it, so it was all over the venue."

Michael Clemmons, a member of the band, admits that he used the enema on stage.

"Now, I did administer the enema but I evacuated myself in the restroom and flushed," Clemmons said.

He said the idea was not an act of protest, but one of performance art.

"Maybe if you could touch on the obvious question, why did you do this?" asked ABC13's Steven Romo.

"That's a tough one," Clemmons said. "As an artist, I get an idea in my head and execute it."

Lemesoff disagrees, saying it was an act of vandalism and it conveyed no artistic expression. It was something that was especially unwarranted at a charity event, she said.

She said the bar was forced to close, making her staff miss out on tips and making the fundraiser end early.

Now, Stanley hopes the public will step up and help raise funds for her dear friend who is fighting for his life.


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Berlin to send back thousands of British hipsters

BERLIN will return thousands of hipsters when Britain leaves the EU, it has emerged.

Angela Merkel confirmed that British hipsters would be expelled post-Brexit as they have little to offer Germany except basic website design skills and minimal techno club nights.

She said: “We cannot be expected to support thousands of aspiring musicians and bloggers with names like ‘DJ Leo Fukk’ and ‘Tufty’.

“They are nice enough but utterly useless. We have plenty of local young people who can serve cocktails in a surly way.”

Theresa May had hoped Berlin and Barcelona would sign a proposed ‘Hipster Accord’ where they agree to keep an estimated 186,000 UK hipsters in exchange for unlimited free entrance to London tourist attractions.

Berlin-based hipster Wayne Hayes said: “I had hoped to remain here for the rest of my life, or a least until I get too old to take ketamine in former meat-packing warehouses and have to go back to Essex to sleep in my parents’ conservatory.”


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STUNNING PROOF! CIA operations behind mass shootings--stunning Clinton/Obama revelations

In this bombshell report, murdered independent reporter Tory Smith proves through DNA scanning the CIA's involvement in numerous mass shootings/domestic terror attacks, including the Pulse shooting in Orlando, the theater shooting in Aurora, Colo. and elementary school shootings.

The renowned lightworker also discusses Hillary Clinton's murder of over 135,000 children, and Barack HUSSEIN Obama's homosexual proclivities.


NOTE: The video is difficult to watch. Tory was deteriorating rapidly at this point due to sustained reptilian attack. But these stunning revelations can't remain secret!!!!!

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‘Deadliest Catch’ host Mike Rowe opens up about Seattle-based crab boat lost in Bering Sea

SEATTLE — TV host Mike Rowe is opening up about his experience filming Deadliest Catch after being asked by fans why he hasn’t addressed the loss of a Seattle-based crab fishing boat in the Bering Sea.

Earlier this week, we told you that the crew of Deadliest Catch had posted on social media saying that their “thoughts and prayers go out to the crew members aboard the F/V Destination and their families.”

The vessel’s electronic locating device was recovered Feb. 11 in a debris field containing buoys, a life ring and an oil sheen. The Destination is presumed sunk in the Bering Sea and it’s likely no one will ever know what went wrong.


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Meet Rohini Karale, the 16-year-old who's making her village go poo in the loo

Meet Rohini Karale, a resident of Nandgaon, which had over 100 houses and zero toilets, until she decided to change this statistic. All she wanted to do was to get her village to be open defecation-free.

Rohini is just 16 and like other girls in the village, she found it cumbersome and awkward when she began menstruating in a village with no toilets. To venture out at five in the morning or after 8 pm, so nobody could see her, was too risky and impractical. Rohini requested her grandfather to take up the issue since he was the deputy sarpanch at that point of time.

‘When the family elders realised the problem I faced during my periods, it was my Grandpa who decided to help. My father thought we didn’t really needed a toilet, but it was my Grandpa who made the community realise what the village women were going through.” Rohini says that girls in the village are now becoming more vocal about their sanitation needs.

Thanks to Rohini's initiative, many toilets are being constructed in Nandgaon now with the help of government schemes and NGO's like 'Habitat for Humanity'.


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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Announces Goal of Stopping Use of Highly Toxic Mercury in Vaccines

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Chairman of the World Mercury Project (WMP), announced a $100,000 challenge today aimed at putting an end to including mercury, a neurotoxin that is 100 times more poisonous than lead, in vaccines administered in the U.S and globally.

Thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative, is still in 48 million U.S. flu vaccines each year, tetanus toxoid, meningococcal vaccines and, in massive doses, in the pediatric vaccines given to 100 million children across the developing world. A Centers for Disease Control (CDC) review published last month found that the ethylmercury in thimerosal is as profoundly neurotoxic as the heavily regulated methylmercury in fish.

“On one hand, the government is telling pregnant women which mercury-laced fish to avoid so that they don’t harm their fetuses, and on the other, the CDC supports injecting mercury-containing vaccines into pregnant women, infants and children,” said Kennedy, who spent decades litigating polluters who dumped mercury into water systems. “This defies all logic and common sense.”

Kennedy stressed that, contrary to countless claims that he is “anti-vaccine” and wishes to end the country’s vaccination program; nothing could be further from the truth. He vaccinated all of his children and just wants safe vaccines.

Actor Robert De Niro, the parent of a vaccine-injured son, who also spoke at the press conference, is a supporter of the WMP whose vision is a world where mercury is no longer a threat to the health of our planet and people. The group focuses on making sound science the driver of public policy.

Toward that end, Kennedy announced the “World Mercury Project Challenge” to American journalists and others “who have been assuring the public about the safety of mercury in vaccines.”

Kennedy explained that the WMP will pay $100,000 to the first journalist, or other individual, who can find a peer-reviewed scientific study demonstrating that thimerosal is safe in the amounts contained in vaccines currently being administered to American children and pregnant women. Kennedy believes that even “a meager effort at homework” will expose that contention as unsupported by science. He says the science is unequivocal that mercury is a serious health hazard and exposure is linked to many different diseases and conditions (ADHD, Alzheimer’s, Acrodynia and Autism). Even studies listed by the CDC on its website, to exonerate thimerosal as an autism culprit, link thimerosal exposure to low IQ, diminished language and motor skills, and tics, a family of neurological disorders that includes Tourette Syndrome. A Yale University study published last week suggests a link between vaccines and tics, as well as anorexia and OCD.

And for those who say the science has been settled since Dr. Andrew Wakefield’s Lancet paper on the MMR vaccine and its role in causing autism was discredited, think again. The paper had nothing to do with thimerosal, which is not in the MMR vaccine.

In August 2014, CDC senior vaccine safety scientist Dr. William Thompson invoked federal whistleblower protection and confessed that CDC supervisors instructed vaccine scientists to destroy data linking vaccines to autism.

In 2004, an FDA official acknowledged in testimony before a Congressional committee that no government or privately funded study has ever demonstrated thimerosal’s safety, and that still stands today.

“It’s our hope that this challenge will elevate this important debate beyond name-calling and prompt a genuine examination of the relevant science. The American public is entitled to an honest, probing and vigorous discussion about this critical public health issue – a debate based on facts, not rooted in fear, or on blind faith in regulators and the pharmaceutical industry,” wrote Kennedy in a letter addressed to America’s reporters, journalists, columnists, editors, network anchors, on-air doctors and news division producers that was handed out at the press conference.



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Germany: Merkel’s Refugee Czar Wants Voting Rights for Migrants

A commission chaired by Germany’s immigration and refugee czar has proposed voting rights for migrants living in the county. According to the Federal Integration Commissioner Aydan Özoguz, “people who permanently live in a country should be able to participate in democratic decision making.”

Keeping a Brexit-like scenario in mind, commission wants the voting rights for migrants and refugees at par with German citizens in any future referendum.

The head of the commission, Turkish-origin Aydan Özoguz, has been serving as Minister of State in Merkel’s Chancellery since 2013. As Federal Commissioner for Immigration, Refugees and Integration she has been instrumental in shaping and executing Merkel’s ill-advised “Refugee” Policy.

The report was commissioned by German Social Democratic Party’s (SPD) Friedrich Ebert Foundation. SPD — currently a coalition partner in Merkel’s government — is surging ahead in the polls ahead of September General Elections. SPD’s Chancellor Candidate Martin Schulz already backs many of the ideas proposed by Commissioner Özoguz.

The right-wing AfD party attacked commission’s proposals as an attempt by leftist SPD to create new voters.

The report paints a picture of Germany where natives were soon to become minority. “[M]igrants and their offsprings make up the majority in several [German] cities. [City of] Offenbach leads the trend where more than 80 percent of children have a migrant background.” The changing demographics “require a new understanding of the composition of [German] society.”

The published proposal is peppered with social justice jargon and deliberately ambiguous terms. German newspaper Die Welt reported on Commissioner Özoguz’s proposal:

A commission headed by Federal Integration Commissioner Aydan Özoguz, on behalf of SPD-affiliated Friedrich Ebert Foundation, has created a mission statement for Germany’s immigration society. (…)

A just society means that everyone can participate.

Therefore the authors demand local voting rights for non-EU foreigners living permanently in Germany. It is integral “to democratic principles that people who permanently live in a country should be able to participate in democratic decision making.” (…)

Furthermore, permanently residing foreigners should get the right to vote in referenda. The possibility of co-decision making in questions of one’s own living environment should be regarded as a participatory progress.

Towards this aim, members of the commission believe, one needs easier access to German citizenship, “lowering of the minimum duration in case of naturalisation, targeted use of available possibilities in case a discretionary naturalisation, and provision of dual citizenship.” Targets could be set to encourage companies to employ people with migration background. [Author’s translation)

However, the champion of “just society” and “equal rights”, Özoguz doesn’t support justice and equality for everyone — at least not for underaged child brides living in Germany. In November 2016, she publicly opposed banning child marriage. Official estimates point to a rise in child marriages in Germany. Thanks to Merkel’s “Refugee” Policy this medieval practice is returning to Germany at an alarming rate, with authorities reporting over 1,400 such cases, including hundreds of child brides below the age of 14. The trend has been attributed to rapid immigration from Muslim majority countries like Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq.

Özoguz is busy celebrating the new-found ‘diversity’ in the wake of mass-migration and won’t let inconvenient facts get in her way. The facts that, in today’s Germany, girls are being sold into marriage and end up becoming victims of the worst kind of sexual abuse.

Merkel-confidant Özoguz who first shaped Merkel’s Refugee Policy that opened Europe’s floodgates to million of migrants from Arab and Muslim countries, now puts forward a road map for pushing ahead radical transformation. To offset the rising popularity of right-wing parties, Özoguz hopes to recruit an army of migrants as political counterweight.


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Deliberate Destabilization! New Arizona Sheriff Releasing 400 Violent Criminal Illegals Every 10 Day

RELATED: >>>/realnews/1015

An average of 400 “criminal illegal immigrants” are being released every 10 days by the newly elected sheriff in Arizona’s most populous county, federal law enforcement sources tell Judicial Watch, many of them violent offenders. It’s part of Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone’s new policy to protect illegal aliens, even those who have committed serious state crimes, from deportation. Under a longtime partnership between the county and the feds, the Phoenix field office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was notified when “aliens unlawfully present with additional Arizona charges” were released from the Maricopa County Jail, which is one of the nation’s largest with a population of about 8,000. That ended when Penzone, who refers to illegal immigrants as “guests,” took office this year and, though he formally announced the change last week, it was put into practice much earlier.

During a recent 10-day period, more than 400 criminal illegal immigrants were released from the Maricopa County Jail, according to federal law enforcement officials directly involved in the process in Phoenix. Weekdays are the busiest, with an average of about 40 criminal illegal aliens getting released from Maricopa County Jail facilities, the sources said. On weekends the number drops to about ten each day. The illegal aliens have state criminal charges ranging from misdemeanors to felonies, driving under the influence and drug offenses. “There’s no telling how many criminals he’s (Sheriff Penzone) putting on the streets,” said a high-ranking federal law enforcement official stationed in Arizona. Judicial Watch’s calls to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office were not returned.

Before the new sheriff changed the system, ICE would send a wagon every 12 hours to pick up criminal illegal aliens scheduled to be released from the main jail in Maricopa County. Under the new policy, Maricopa County officials are not giving ICE “any notification at all of the release of criminal illegals,” according to an agency official in Phoenix who’s not authorized to talk and can’t be identified. Without cooperation from county authorities, federal agents would have to stand at the door to the jail 24 hours a day and guess which prisoner should be deported, sources said. “We can’t stand out there and question everyone that walks out of that jail,” said a federal agent directly involved in the matter. “Even if we did, we would have to make arrests on the street, in the middle of protestors, families and picketers and that will only heighten the danger to agents.”

When Penzone announced the new policy at a press conference last week, ICE issued a statement calling it an “immediate, dangerous change.” The agency’s Phoenix director for enforcement and removal operations, Enrique Lucero, was quoted in local media saying: “Immigration detainers have been a successful enforcement tool to prevent the release of dangerous criminals to our streets and mitigate the possibility of future crimes being committed against the residents of our communities.” Judicial Watch has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to obtain specific figures and pertinent information related to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s policies involving criminal illegal aliens. “This is as bad as it gets,” said one federal officer.

Just this month an illegal immigrant released from the Denver County Jail in Colorado was arrested for murder. The Mexican national, Ever Valles, was released into the community in December even though he was a “known gang member” with a lengthy and violent criminal history. The 19-year-old gangbanger was arrested in October on multiple charges, including possession of a weapon and vehicle theft, and was flagged by ICE for removal. Instead, Denver County officials released Valles without notifying ICE and this month he was arrested and charged with shooting a man to death during a robbery at a rail station in Denver.



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TREASON FROM WITHIN: DHS Employees Locked Out of Computer Networks

Rogue spooks attacking DHS networks to hault action to curb illegal immigration and border control!

U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees in the Washington area were unable to access some agency computer networks on Tuesday, according to three sources familiar with the matter.

It was not immediately clear how widespread the issue was or how significantly it affected daily functions at DHS, a large government agency whose responsibilities include immigration services, border security and cyber defense.

Employees began experiencing problems logging into networks at 5 a.m. ET on Tuesday due to a problem related to the personal identify verification (PIV) cards used by federal workers and contractors to access certain information systems, one source said. At least four DHS buildings were affected, the source said, including locations used by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Another source said the cards did not appear to be responsible. DHS did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Trump had planned to sign a cyber security executive order last month but it was put on hold to allow more time for review.



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Supreme Court to Decide if Foreigners Have Same Constitutional Rights As Americans

The Supreme Court on Tuesday is taking up a case that presents a critical question of law: Can a U.S. law enforcement officer be sued in American courts for the death of a foreigner outside the United States?

For most of American history, the answer to that question has been a clear and emphatic “no.” Courts for two centuries have held that constitutional rights do not apply to foreigners with no voluntary connection to the United States.

That the high court even agreed to take Hernández v. Mesa casts doubt on that long-held understanding of the law, however.

“That has been under a lot of pressure and challenge recently,” Fordham University School of Law professor Andrew Kent told reporters on a conference call last week.

The Supreme Court opened the door to a possible revision with a 2008 ruling that held that prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention facility had a right to petition the U.S. courts even though Gitmo is on foreign soil and the detainees were foreigners who never even had been to the United States.

Attorneys for the family of Sergio Hernández quote liberally from that case, Boumediene v. Bush, in their written legal arguments.

U.S. Border Patrol agents worry a decision in favor of the plaintiffs would make it harder for them to do their jobs, and legal scholars speculate that it could — depending on how expansive the language in the opinion is — impact immigration more generally.

The facts of the case are unusual — and in dispute. The plaintiffs contend that Hernández, who was 15 at the time in 2010, was playing a game with some friends that involved running up to a fence at the top of an embankment in front of a culvert that separates Mexico from the United States between El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez.

Attorneys for the Border Patrol officer, Jesus Mesa Jr., allege that Hernández was a smuggler who twice had been arrested in the United States but allowed to return to Mexico because of his age.

While Mesa was detaining one of the youths, according to defense lawyers, Hernández ran back to the Mexican side of the border and hurled rocks at him. What is not in dispute is that Mesa fired across the border, killing Hernández.

The District Court judge dismissed the ensuing lawsuit, and the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans upheld the decision. Attorneys for the Hernández family argue that the case is similar to the situation in Boumediene. Like Gitmo, they argue, border officers exercise a level of control along the border that makes it effectively U.S. territory.



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Humana to Drop Out of Obamacare Exchanges in 2018

Obamacared: >>>/realnews/588

The health insurance giant Humana will exit the Obamacare exchanges in 2018.

Humana believes the Obamacare exchanges have too few healthy patients to balance out a significant number of sick and costly patients. The health insurer lowered its Obamacare participation previously, reducing the number of states in 2016 from 19 to 11.

Donald Trump tweeted about Humana’s exit saying:

Obamacare continues to fail. Humana to pull out in 2018. Will repeal, replace & save healthcare for ALL Americans. https://t.co/glWEQ0lNR4

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 14, 2017

Humana’s coverage dropped significantly among Obamacare exchanges in early 2017. Only 152,000 customers purchased health care in January 2017, down from 404,000 in December. In December Humana announced that they would be writing off $583 million as a result of its failed exchange insurance program.

Humana said in its announcement, “All of these actions were taken with the expectation that the company’s Individual Commercial business would stabilize to the point where the company could continue to participate in the program. However, based on its initial analysis of data associated with the company’s healthcare exchange membership following the 2017 open enrollment period, Humana is seeing further signs of an unbalanced risk pool.”

Humana’s loss primarily results from the Obamacare exchanges’ lopsided ratio of mostly sick patients to healthy ones. The Obamacare exchanges need a larger amount of healthy customers to keep the exchanges profitable. Humana plans to serve Obamacare customers until the end of 2017.



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US District Attorney Vows To Charge Obama With “Treason”

Sponsored by >>>/totalnews/

Acting District Attorney Dana Boente is allegedly working behind the scenes to charge former president Barack Obama with treason.

Boente is second in the line of succession to be Attorney General of the United States, under a Feb. 9 Executive Order signed by President Trump.

According to various reports, Obama has been working behind the scenes in trying to overthrow the Trump administration, colluding with domestic terrorist organisations to incite riots nationwide.

Countdowntozerotime.com reports: http://archive.is/Tzn3i

With President Obama immediately upon leaving office establishing a private website and proclaiming on it that:

“I won’t stop; in fact, I will be right there with you, as a citizen, for all my days that remain.”

Its obvious to even laymen to deduce that “The Berkeley riots May have been ordered by President Obama himself.”

There is enough evidence for the FBI to implicate Obama for Sedition and treason but behind the scenes there is fierce debate over the fall out including worrying about traitors at all levels of government if action was taken against the Agitator in chief.

Much concerns have been raised due to his gathering around him an “army of agitators” (numbering more than 30,000) who he commands from a bunker less than two-blocks from the White House.

“Barack Obama, who many claim will be creating a shadow government to frustrate the policy goals of this administration, we’re looking at something that’s coming very close to, it seems to me, sedition,” Lou Dobbs revealed.


Most chilling, though, of President Obama’s “army of agitators”, is that they are “gearing up for battle” with a growing war chest and more than 250 offices across the country and have also begun militant actions, and planning, with other leftist groups attempting to destroy President Trump too.

Why is this happening?

We are seeing the death of Old crumbling institutions. The rats are backed into a corner scared, angry and very very vicious.

The democrats know that they will no longer ever again have the power they have enjoyed because the public is now aware of the voter fraud and the man America elected President will not let it continue.



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DHS Insider Warns It's Spy Versus Spy: US Government Currently In Civil War For Control

DHS Insider Warns It's Spy Versus Spy: US Government Currently In Civil War For Control

VL has been fortunate enough to work with some awesome people! We have loyal and awakened followers who help bring us information, and we also have trusted insiders, whistleblowers and leakers who trust us enough to give us information, too. Today, we have an exclusive interview with a special DHS insider who has answered some critical questions we have on PizzaGate. Our insider prefers to call it PedoGate and what he told us blew our minds! We are so fortunate that members of the Intel community like our work and feel they can trust us. We have been trying to get to the bottom of PizzaGate for months and the answers we got from our DHS insider stunned and shocked us. Here we go!



Q. So, in the Intelligence community, how chaotic is the atmosphere now?

A. In my 34 years of Governmental service, I have never seen anything like it. It’s the bifurcation of the entire intelligence apparatus.

Q. It seems the intel community has it in for Trump – is this your feeling?

A. There are many Trump supporters within the FBI. The CIA, however, is against Trump because Trump threatens to ruin their game in the middle east.

Q. Can you elaborate?

A. CIA and Mossad work in tandem with British intel. The goal for the CIA was to replace Assad with a puppet and to topple Iran so we could access their oil. Israel works closely with it’s “sister”, Saudi Arabia, to help this dark cause.

Q. So it seems like the intel community has it in for Trump. How can he protect himself?

A. Trump has a tremendous opportunity here, but needs to circle wagons. The travel ban included 7 countries chosen by both Jared Kushner and Rudy. Why did it not include Saudi Arabia, or Pakistan, or Turkey or other countries that hate us? The seven nations mentioned were chosen by Israel, that’s why. And the unspoken alliance of Israel and Saudi Arabia should be exposed. They are brother and sister. Jared Kushner needs to be careful with what he says and to whom. But, the biggest thing Trump can do is expose PedoGate via Sessions. Big names will go down hard, and it gets the blood suckers drained from the swamp. There are as many pedophiles on the Republican side as there is with democrats, but Trump is in a unique position to truly “clean up Dodge”, so to speak. I can tell you that what is in Anthony Weiner’s hard drive, and what videos exist via Jeffery Epstein, WILL BRING massive arrests – in time. Trump’s legacy could be truly great if he was to purge the CIA, stop the extortion, prosecute the pedophiles and reinstate the death penalty for pedo’s convicted a second time. Pedogate is his path to greatness.

Q. How does Russia fit into all this?

A. The CIA and Israel are responsible for the creation of Isis. Isis was created specifically to weaken Iran and destabilize Syria. It worked for a while until Putin shored up Assad and bolstered Iranian Qud forces. The real reason you see such anti-Russian fever from both Schumer and McCain, Graham and Feinstein, is because the operation has blown up in our faces.

Q. Is Israel behind the anti Russian sentiment?

A. Yes. Israeli intelligence is furious with Trump, and will do anything to keep Trump from working with Putin. Understand that if Trump and Putin work together to defeat Isis, they are actually defeating a CIA/Mossad creation, and furthermore, Syria and Iran grow stronger, which the Saudis and the Israeli’s fear. Their goal was to divide Syria and ultimately destroy Iran’s regime. It is not just an oil grab, but a much bigger attempt at moving the chess pieces to allow Israel and Saudi Arabia to dominate the entire Middle East.

Q. So they demonize Putin and try to tarnish the Trump administration?

A. The Deep State is at war with both Trump and Putin. Understand that when Israeli intelligence hears “America first” from Trump, they go apeshit. Israel has bribed, extorted and intimidated our politicians for decades and suddenly this upstart billionaire threatens to ruin everything.

Q. You mention the word extort. Does that relate to Pizzagate?

A. PedoGate is only a modern term associated with a long history of Pedo-blackmail connected to both Israel and the Intel community. There is a full court press to stop PedoGate from being looked at because if people knew the true motives behind the pedophilia epidemic, they would do more than march on Washington. They could actually seed a revolution, with the spark coming from decent American parents who want to protect their kids. Our politicians are compromised. The senior analyst nicknamed “FBI Anon” alluded to this in his exchange with folks on 4chan and with you.

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Oroville Reveals Concerns About California’s 1,500 Aging Dams

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The Oroville Dam crisis is highlighting concerns that there are substantial risks to the integrity of California’s 1,500 regulated dams due to age and infrastructure underfunding.

The spillway near-failure at Oroville Dam is being blamed on the “snow water equivalents” in the Northern Sierra Mountains being at 143 percent of normal average for this time of year. But the “snow water equivalents” in the Central Sierra Mountains are even higher, at 182 percent of average, and the measure for the Southern Sierra Mountains is at 192 percent.

That explains why the earthen New Don Pedro Reservoir is also at 97 percent of capacity. Holding back about two-thirds of the water as giant Oroville Lake, egineers are about to open the New Don Pedro Dam emergency spillway for only the second time in its 46-year history

The California Department of Water Resources directory of “Jurisdictional Dams” lists 50 pages. with 30 dams per page, that are on the “National Dam Registry.” About 1,250 are under the sole regulatory authority of the state, and another 250 dams are jointly regulated by the supposedly independent Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

FERC, as an independent agency, gives the majority party in the U.S. Senate the right to appoint 3 seats, and the minority 2 seats, to four-year terms. But both FERC Republican appointees have resigned, and the 3 remaining Democrat appointees will soon be down to 2 Democrats on February 3, when Democrat appointee Norman Bay will resign. Given that it takes a minimum of 60 days to fill a seat, FERC will lack a quorum until May to make decisions for all but most serious emergency situations.

Oroville Dam, as a state-owned facility, is an example of the risk from both Democrat and Republican governors slashing infrastructure spending by 83 percent from a national high 20 percent of the state budget 40 years ago, to the nation’s second worst at 3.4 percent this year, according to a study by the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities.

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) warned in 2013 that California has a $65 billion infrastructure investment deficit in providing an adequate level of public infrastructure for dams, waterways, airports, roads, bridges, seaports and tunnels.

ASCE warned in 2013 that “Investment in infrastructure is vital to our state’s productivity, competitiveness and economic well-being.” And in a warning that should have been heeded, ASCE highlighted in its “Infrastructure Report Card” that levees/flood control was California’s most neglected sector, earning a “D” grade.

ASCE also warned that to prevent major flooding from storms, California would need to invest “$2.8 billion per year for the next 10 years” to bring its channels, levees, dams and pumping stations up to proper condition to protect thousands of homes, businesses and critical community infrastructure.

But Breitbart News has reported that the ability of California to reverse course and start funding infrastructure is highly constrained. Gov. Jerry Brown warned in January that despite economic growth of 3.29 percent, California’s $122.8 billion budget will suffer its first deficit since 2012, as state spending has grown by 7.46 percent per year.

In the past, California could borrow tens of billions of dollars, but the state and local governments now owe $1.3 trillion for bonds, loans, debt guarantees, unfunded public employee pensions and post-employment benefits. With debt of 52 percent of GDP, “California taxpayers are shouldering debt burdens on a par with residents of peripheral Eurozone states,” according to a new report from the California Policy Center.



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Flynn Resignation Is A Great Reminder About The Abusive Power of Spy Agencies

As far back as the passage of the Patriot Act after 9/11, civil libertarians worried about the surveillance state, the Panopticon, the erosion of privacy rights and due process in the name of national security.

Paranoid fantasies were floated that President George W. Bush was monitoring the library cards of political dissidents. Civil libertarians hailed NSA contractor Edward Snowden as a hero, or at least accepted him as a necessary evil, for exposing the extent of Internet surveillance under President Barack Obama.

Will civil libertarians now speak up for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, whose career has been destroyed with a barrage of leaked wiretaps? Does anyone care if those leaks were accurate or legal?

Over the weekend, a few honest observers of the Flynn imbroglio noted that none of the strategically leaked intercepts of his conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak proved he actually did anything wrong.

The media fielded accusations that Flynn discussed lifting the Obama administration’s sanctions on Russia – a transgression that would have been a serious violation of pre-inauguration protocol at best, and a prosecutable offense at worst. Flynn ostensibly sealed his fate by falsely assuring Vice President Mike Pence he had no such discussions with Kislyak, prompting Pence to issue a robust defense of Flynn that severely embarrassed Pence in retrospect.

On Tuesday, Eli Lake of Bloomberg News joined the chorus of skeptics who said the hive of anonymous leakers infesting the Trump administration never leaked anything that proved Flynn lied to Pence:

He says in his resignation letter that he did not deliberately leave out elements of his conversations with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak when he recounted them to Vice President Mike Pence. The New York Times and Washington Post reported that the transcript of the phone call reviewed over the weekend by the White House could be read different ways. One White House official with knowledge of the conversations told me that the Russian ambassador raised the sanctions to Flynn and that Flynn responded that the Trump team would be taking office in a few weeks and would review Russia policy and sanctions. That’s neither illegal nor improper.

Lake also noted that leaks of sensitive national security information, such as the transcripts of Flynn’s phone calls to Kislyak, are extremely rare. In their rush to collect a scalp from the Trump administration, the media forgot to tell its readers how unusual and alarming the Flynn-quisition was:

It’s very rare that reporters are ever told about government-monitored communications of U.S. citizens, let alone senior U.S. officials. The last story like this to hit Washington was in 2009 when Jeff Stein, then of CQ, reported on intercepted phone calls between a senior Aipac lobbyist and Jane Harman, who at the time was a Democratic member of Congress.

Normally intercepts of U.S. officials and citizens are some of the most tightly held government secrets. This is for good reason. Selectively disclosing details of private conversations monitored by the FBI or NSA gives the permanent state the power to destroy reputations from the cloak of anonymity. This is what police states do.

In the past it was considered scandalous for senior U.S. officials to even request the identities of U.S. officials incidentally monitored by the government (normally they are redacted from intelligence reports). John Bolton’s nomination to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations was derailed in 2006 after the NSA confirmed he had made 10 such requests when he was Undersecretary of State for Arms Control in George W. Bush’s first term. The fact that the intercepts of Flynn’s conversations with Kislyak appear to have been widely distributed inside the government is a red flag.

Not long ago, both Democrats and Republicans were deeply concerned about accountability and procedural integrity for the sprawling surveillance apparatus developed by our law enforcement and intelligence agencies. Those are among the most serious concerns of the Information Age, and they should not be cast aside in a mad dash to draw some partisan blood.



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filthy kike Israeli soldier gets 18 months for fatal shooting of Palestinian attacker

An Israeli military court on Tuesday sentenced a soldier to 18 months in prison for his deadly shooting of a Palestinian attacker who lay wounded on the ground, capping a nearly yearlong saga that has deeply divided the country.

The sentence, which included a year’s probation and a demotion in rank, was lighter than expected. Prosecutors had asked for a prison term of three to five years. Palestinians dismissed the sentence as a “joke.”

Yet it still triggered disappointment from several hundred protesters who had gathered outside the Tel Aviv court and had hoped to see the soldier walk free. Sgt. Elor Azaria is to start serving his term on March 5, and politicians immediately called for him to be pardoned.

“Even if he erred, Elor should not sit in prison. We will all pay the price,” said Education Minister Naftali Bennett, leader of the nationalist Jewish Home Party and an early supporter of the soldier.

The Palestinians, meanwhile, said the light sentencing only encouraged Israeli soldiers to use excessive force.

“This sentence is a joke, and it shows how much discrimination Israeli courts practice against Palestinians,” said Issa Karaka, the Palestinian government minister for prisoners.

Azaria was convicted of manslaughter last month in a rare case of a military court ruling against a combat soldier for lethal action taken in the field.


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Swedish cop Peter Springare says Trump is right,Swedish Refugee crimewave,goverment coverup

Trump may have been unclear, but Sweden experiencing a migrant crime wave

Police investigator Peter Springare isn’t likely to be among those mocking President Trump for his remarks about refugees in Sweden.

Trump’s comments during a Florida campaign rally on Saturday – which some took as a misstatement about a supposed terror attack – dovetail with what Springare has been seeing during a typical week in Orebro, Sweden. Five rapes, three assaults, a pair of extortions, blackmail, an attempted murder, violence against police and a robbery made up Springare’s caseload for a five-day period earlier this month, according to a Feb. 3 Facebook post he wrote. The suspects were all from Muslim-majority countries – Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia and Turkey – save for one Swedish man nabbed in a drug-related case

“Mohammed, Mahmod, Ali, again and again,” Springare wrote of those arrested.


who was briefly investigated for possible hate crime incitement based on his post

managed to elucidate what Trump only hinted at during a Florida campaign speech – somewhat opaquely.

It seems like we may be missing the point of the story, which is there has been a massive social cost associated with the refugee policies and the immigration policies of Western Europe,” Carlson said on “Fox & Friends” on Monday morning.

He added: “Fifty years of immigration policy is coming to flower in Europe. We’re not paying any attention. We’re not drawing any of the obvious lessons from it. It's not working. That's the real point here. ”

Trump tweeted again on Monday morning, blasting media outlets that failed to report on Sweden's migrant crime epidemic.

"Give the public a break - The FAKE NEWS media is trying to say that large scale immigration in Sweden is working out just beautifully. NOT!" Trump wrote


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Greece charges cleric with child refugees sexual abuse

Greek police say they have arrested a French cleric suspected of sexually abusing unaccompanied refugee children he had sheltered in his house in Thessaloniki, Greece's second-biggest city.

The 52-year-old man, who belongs to the Franciscan Church of France, allegedly molested four homeless Pakistani boys, aged 14 to 18.

The children, who had been sleeping rough around Thessaloniki's main railway station, told police officials that they accepted to stay at the man's home in January after he had offered to provide them with food and housing.

"When questioned, the children said they suffered repeated and persistent sexual abuse by the man," a police spokeswoman told Al Jazeera on Wednesday.

"They say that he took advantage of the fact that they were homeless and without food to sexually abuse them."

The alleged abuse came to light after the boys fled the man's house and one of them found refuge in a Thessaloniki centre for vulnerable migrants.

There, he revealed the abuse to the centre's staff, who then contacted police.

Following a search on Tuesday at the man's house in the Toumba area of the northern city, police seized six hard drives and one USB stick, as well as dozens of drug tablets that fall under the Greek law on addictive substances.


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Former CIA Agent Will Be Extradited to Italy Over Kidnapping

A former CIA agent will be handed over to Italy in the coming days to serve a four-year prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a U.S. program that kidnapped suspects for interrogation, a lawyer said Tuesday.

Sabrina De Sousa, 61, was among 26 Americans convicted of kidnapping suspect cleric Osama Moustafa Hassan Nas, also known as Abu Omar, from a Milan street on Feb. 17, 2003. She denied involvement in the abduction.

The U.S. rendition program, under which terror suspects were kidnapped and transferred to centers where they were interrogated and tortured, was part of the anti-terrorism strategy of the Bush administration following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Former President Barack Obama ended the program years later.

De Sousa spent the night in a women's prison near Lisbon Monday after a Portuguese court ordered police to extradite her, her Portuguese lawyer, Manuel Magalhaes e Silva, told the Associated Press in an interview.

He said she was detained after a two-year fight against extradition and would be put on a plane once formalities between Portuguese and Italian police were finished.


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Good! Governor Sununu Signs Constitutional Permitless Carry Bill Into Law

Today, in a private signing ceremony, Governor Chris Sununu signed Senate Bill 12 into law. Similar legislation had been vetoed by former Governor Maggie Hassan for two years in a row, but thanks to your active involvement, law-abiding gun owners will now be able to carry their firearms without a required permit in the state of New Hampshire! This law goes into effect immediately. Please take the time to thank your state legislators for passing this important legislation and Governor Sununu for signing it into law.

Sponsored by Senator Jeb Bradley (R-3), SB 12 will repeal the license requirement to carry a concealed pistol or revolver, unless a person is otherwise prohibited. For those who choose to obtain licenses, SB 12 will also increase the length of time in which a license is valid from four years to five years.

In New Hampshire, existing state law recognizes the right of any citizen who can legally own and possess a firearm to carry it openly, either loaded or unloaded, anywhere in the state not prohibited by law. However, if a firearm becomes covered by a coat or if a woman prefers to carry a firearm for protection in her purse, he or she would need a concealed carry handgun license. The new law will extend permitless open carry to permitless concealed carry, allowing law-abiding gun owners to protect themselves and their loved ones in the manner that best suits their needs.



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De-hypnotizing a Climate Science Zombie

De-hypnotizing a Climate Science Zombie

"I recently stumbled upon a way to nudge anti-Trump zombies off the idea that 97% of climate scientists agree with each other and Trump is on the wrong side. I’m not arguing about the accuracy of the estimate because I have nothing to compare it to. I’m only concerned that people are trusting the fate of the planet to that estimate without knowing how it was derived."

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Civil War 2.0 On? Former NSA Analyst Declares War Against The White House, Trump Administration

"Now we go nuclear"



According to former NSA analyst John Schindler, elements of the intelligence community have gone “nuclear” against President Donald Trump and are now vowing “he will die in jail”.

Schindler, a former professor at the Naval War College, is known to be provocative with his tweets, but what he revealed earlier today is still raising eyebrows.

Schindler was asked by another Twitter user, “What do you think is going on inside NatSec right now after Trump’s “intelligence” tweet this morning?”

That was a reference to Trump tweeting that information was being illegally leaked by members of the CIA and NSA to the Washington Post and the New York Times.

Schindler responded, “Now we go nuclear. IC war going to new levels. Just got an EM fm senior IC friend, it began: “He will die in jail.”

Schindler clearly sides with whoever his contacts are within the intel community, given that he also tweeted, “US intelligence is not the problem here. The President’s collusion with Russian intelligence is. Many details, but the essence is simple.”

The former NSA analyst then speculated that a Trump supporter would show up at an intelligence center armed and try to carry out a terror attack in retribution before being gunned down.

Trump’s war with politicized elements of the intelligence community escalated after Democrat Chuck Schumer accused the President of “being really dumb” by taking them on back in early January.

“Let me tell you, you take on the intelligence community, they have six ways from Sunday at getting back at you,” Schumer told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow.



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Good! GOP Wants NASA To Stop Worrying About Earth And Focus On Space

NASA continues to steadfastly tweet 'urgent' climate change information despite GOP efforts to force the agency to stick to space and forget the Earth.

The Trump administration aims to largely restrict NASA’s "global warming" focus to outer space missions instead.

At a House Science, Space and Technology Committee hearing last Thursday, Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) said he wants a “rebalancing” of NASA’s mission to allow other agencies to take over its climate change research. But it’s unclear which agencies could pick up the slack.

Despite NASA’s own calls for more knowledge and action on climate change, Smith wants “more funds to go into space exploration,” he told E&E News. “I’d like for us to remember what our priorities are, and there are another dozen agencies that study earth science and climate change. We only have one agency that engages in space exploration, and they need every dollar they can muster for space exploration.”

The move is viewed as yet another way to save taxpayers money. President Donald Trump, during his campaign, called global warming a Chinese hoax invented to hurt US manufacturing. It makes perfect sense considering the Chinese have been largely exempted from environmental regulations, yet US industry remains overburdened.



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Patrick Brown says Ontario PCs will support anti-Islamophobia motion

Ontario’s Progressive Conservative leader says he will support a Liberal MPP’s anti-Islamophobia motion and hopes his caucus will do the same.

Refusing to wade into the debate over a similar motion in the House of Commons that has exposed divisions among federal Conservatives, Patrick Brown said “we will always condemn any form of hate.”

“What those of the Muslim faith have to go through right now is horrible . . . . Quebec was a wakeup call that it does happen,” he added, referring to a recent mosque shooting that killed six.

The Ontario motion from Liberal MPP and civil rights lawyer Nathalie Des Rosiers, which was introduced Dec. 1, commits the Legislature to fight against hatred, discrimination and prejudices, particularly against Muslims.

“I think it’s an important time for us to stand for equality and against hate,” she told reporters Tuesday, denying the motion was an attempt to bait Conservatives.

“I don’t think so,” she said.

New Democrats will support the effort by Des Rosiers, said party leader Andrea Horwath.

“That motion should be supported by all parties and by all members.”

It goes to debate and a vote in the Legislature on Thursday afternoon.

Brown, who has seen some of his MPPs skip sensitive votes on issues such as extending full parental rights to gays, said not all members will be there because many will be travelling back to their ridings.

In Ottawa, the House of Commons is divided over the inclusion of the word “Islamophobia” in a similar motion, presented by Mississauga-Erin Mills MP Iqra Khalid, who has been swamped by death threats and hate mail for it.

The motion, known as M103, specifically condemns Islamophobia as well as all other religious discrimination.

Conservative MPs, as well as leadership candidates, have raised concerns that the motion may threaten Canadians’ right to free expression, even though the motion does not change hate speech provisions in the Criminal Code, alter the Charter in any way, or, even, suggest doing so.

In response to M103, the Conservatives presented a motion of their own, keeping much of the form and substance of Khalid’s, but removing the term “Islamophobia.”

Liberal MPs voted 165 to 126 to defeat that motion Tuesday afternoon.

“The term ‘Islamophobia’ is important, because we want to make sure we denounce it,” said Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly, who has championed Khalid’s motion over the past week.

“We know there’s been an increase in hate crimes against the Muslim community for the past two years, and, therefore, by identifying the problem, we will make sure to resolve it.”

The NDP supported the Conservatives motion, and expressed support for Khalid’s motion.

MPPs will likely vote on Khalid’s motion in April.


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dec7/41-9/11-Nov8/16:These 3 dates to live in imfamy-Thomas Friedman NYT

. Ladies and gentlemen, we were attacked on Dec. 7, 1941, we were attacked on Sept. 11, 2001, and we were attacked on Nov. 8, 2016. That most recent attack didn’t involve a horrible loss of lives, but it was devastating in its own way. Our entire intelligence community concluded that Russia hacked our election by deliberately breaking into Democratic National Committee computers and then drip-by-drip funneling embarrassing emails through WikiLeaks to undermine Clinton’s campaign. And what have we done about it? Other than a wrist slap against Moscow, we’ve moved on.

That is not O.K.


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Good! Nasty Control Freak Internet-Regulating FEC Commissioner to Resign

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A Democratic Federal Election Commission official who pushed to regulate the internet (including the alternative media) and has been absent from public meetings for months is resigning, according to an announcement.

Ann Ravel, who wanted to regulate political speech on the internet from websites such as the Drudge Report, announced Sunday that she is stepping down from her post.

“It’s been an honor to serve the FEC. I’m committed to transparency – here’s my resignation letter to Donald Trump,” Ravel tweeted on Sunday morning.

Ravel attached her resignation letter to President Donald Trump, which focused on asking Trump to prioritize campaign finance reform.

"I respectfully urge you to prioritize campaign finance reform to remedy the significant problems identified during the last election cycle," the letter says. "Disclosure laws need to be strengthened; the mistaken jurisprudence of Citizens United reexamined; public financing of candidates ought to be expanded to reduce reliance on the wealthy; and Commissioners who will carry out the mandates of the law should be appointed to expired terms at the FEC. Thank you very much."

Ravel’s resignation will be effective March 1.

The Democratic commissioner has come under fire on numerous occasions in the past due to her desire to regulate online political speech—actions some viewed as targeting conservative websites.

Ravel has also been a no-show from FEC public meetings in recent months, phoning it in from California after being passed up for the attorney general spot in the state. During one meeting, Ravel seemed so distant that the Democratic chair of the commission asked if she was awake.

"Ravel had become a frequent no-show at Commission meetings since late last year, phoning into 4 public meetings (one from a train) and completely skipping two executive sessions in January," a source close to the Commission said in an emailed statement. "That did not stop her, however, from requesting a special meeting to obtain Commission approval to travel to Ecuador, at foreign expense, a request she later withdrew after the Free Beacon wrote about the matter."

Ravel was first appointed to the FEC by President Barack Obama in 2013 and chaired the commission in 2015.



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Good! New Memos Signed by DHS Secretary Curbs Globalist Deliberate Destabilization

Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly has signed sweeping new guidelines that empower federal authorities to more aggressively detain and deport illegal immigrants inside the United States and at the border.

In a pair of memos, Kelly offered more detail on plans for the agency to hire thousands of additional enforcement agents, expand the pool of immigrants who are prioritized for removal, speed up deportation hearings and enlist local law enforcement to help make arrests.

The new directives would supersede nearly all of those issued under previous administrations, Kelly said.

“The surge of immigration at the southern border has overwhelmed federal agencies and resources and has created a significant national security vulnerability to the United States,” Kelly stated in the guidelines.

He cited a surge of 10,000 to 15,000 additional apprehensions per month at the southern U.S. border between 2015 and 2016.

In a series of executive actions in January, President Trump announced plans to make good on his campaign promises to build a wall on the border with Mexico and to ramp up enforcement actions against the nation’s estimated 11 million unauthorized immigrants. Kelly’s memos, which have not been released publicly, are intended as an implementation blueprint for DHS to pursue Trump’s goals.

Kelly, a retired Marine Corps general, was sworn in to oversee the Department of Homeland Security hours after Trump was inaugurated Jan. 20. His memos are copied to officials at Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

The memos DO NOT include measures to activate National Guard troops to help apprehend immigrants in 11 states that had been included in a draft document leaked to reporters on Friday.



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Train passengers in Sweden have ‘breathing problems’ after liquid thrown on them

The attack happened on a subway train at Sankt Eriksplan station in Stockholm, where emergency services rushed to the scene.

One passenger onboard said commuters were left in a state of panic, most suffering from breathing problems and others desperately rushing for the exits.

Reports initially stated the man threw a rucksack into the carriage, but Swedish police have confirmed it was a noxious liquid instead – the motives behind the incident or the identity of the man involved are not yet known.

One witness, Alexander, 22, was on his way home from work and sat far back in the subway car when he noticed that people started to scream.

He said: "Suddenly lots of people were running back toward me. They kept both their mouth and eyes closed and cried and coughed.

"It seemed like pepper spray, or whatever it was that was thrown out, and we got huge respiratory problems.


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Trump Dreams vs Trump Reality

Trump Dreams vs Trump Reality

Hopes Still Permitted!

For a lot of Trump supporters the past week has been a painful one. Whether we chose to react with abject panic or pretended like nothing happened, something did happen and it was something big: the Three Letter Agencies pulled-off a de facto coup against Donald Trump by forcing him to fire his most important foreign policy advisor and the man who had dared to declare that he wanted to reform the bloated and largely ineffective US intelligence community.

There is no way of putting a brave face on what happened. Not only because it showed that Trump is not loyal to those who are loyal to him, but because this episode pretty much killed what I would call the “Trump dream”. I chose my words carefully here. I speak of “Trump dream” as opposed to the Trump reality. Let me explain.

The “Trump dream”

When Trump won the elections the spectrum of hopes about his actions was very wide. It ranged from “Trump will forever reshape the international system, end the Empire and bring peace and prosperity to the USA” to “he will never be as bad as Hillary no matter what he does”. On that spectrum, here is what I would list as the key elements of the “Trump dream”:

1. Draining the swamp: kicking the Neocons down to the basement they crawled out of 24 years ago, reforming the US intelligence community, possibly even dissolving the CIA or, at the very least, subordinating it, and the JCS, to the President.

2. Making peace with Russia and negotiate a “grand bargain” which would clearly spell out how the USA and Russia would act towards each other and jointly against common threats. At the very least, this would imply an agreement on the Ukraine and Syria.

3. Work with Russia to create a new European security system which would keep NATO as a political organization, but which would “dilute it” into a new security framework ranging from Portugal to the Ural mountains and which would include a 21st century version of the Conventional Forces Europe treaty.

4. Stop pouring billions of dollars into the Empire and redirect the immense resources currently wasted on war, aggression and subversion back into the United States and their decaying infrastructure, medical care, education, small business, etc. Until now, the main profitable sectors of the US economy were either the military-industrial complex or finance. The hope was that Trump would kick-start the “real” economy: the production of goods and services.

5. End what I would call the “dictatorship of the minorities” and replace it with a restoration of the sovereignty of the majority of the American people over their country. The “Rachel Maddows” who used to be the “ideological masters” of the AngloZionist regime would be gently ushered towards the doors and replaced by people most Americans could identify with.

6. Law and order would be restored to the USA and the uncontrolled flow of immigrants would finally be regulated at least to some degree.

7. Last, but most definitely not least, Trump would not act on this stupid, counter-productive and self-defeating Iran-bashing and China-bashing rhetoric. Remember – what I am listing here is not a realistic evaluation of what Trump might do once in power, but what I deliberately called the “Trump dream” with emphasis on the second word. Sure, there might be those who wanted Trump to deliver on his threats and possibly even start a war with Iran or China, but I have not met them. (Then again, these are not people I like to be around). Again, this is my, subjective and personal outline of what I think many (most?) Trump supporters were dreaming about, nothing more.

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FPL Wins Battle to Store Radioactive Waste Under Miami's Drinking Water Aquifer

South Florida sits atop two gigantic underground stores of water: the Biscayne and Floridan Aquifers. Miamians get most of their drinking water from the upper Biscayne Aquifer, while the government has used the lower portion of the Floridian to dump waste and untreated sewage — despite the fact that multiple studies have warned that waste could one day seep into the drinking water.

So environmentalists are concerned that Florida Power & Light now wants to dump full-on radioactive waste into the that lower water table, called the Boulder Zone. A small group of activists called Citizens Allied for Safe Energy (CASE) tried to stop FPL's plan, but their legal petition was shot down this past Friday.

According to NRC documents, CASE's petition was dismissed for being filed "inexcusably late" in FPL's application process.

"This was thrown out on procedural grounds," says CASE's president, Barry J. White. "The science is still there."

CASE had filed a petition with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, but the NRC on Friday threw out CASE's complaint, saying the environmental group had filed too late in FPL's approval process.

The fight stems from the energy company's plan to build two nuclear reactors at the controversial Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Station south of Miami by roughly 2030. The towers might not be operational for a decade or two, but that doesn't mean the public should stop paying attention to them. FPL is submitting numerous proposals about the project to the government.


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Canada man who beheaded bus passenger granted freedom

A man with schizophrenia who beheaded a fellow bus passenger in Canada in 2008 has been granted freedom.

Will Baker, formerly known as Vince Weiguang Li, killed 22-year-old Tim McLean after hearing what he thought was "the voice of God".

He was deemed not criminally responsible and received mental health treatment.

A review board in Manitoba ordered his discharge - without monitoring - saying he did not pose a significant threat.

Mr McLean's mother, who had opposed granting Mr Baker freedom, said she had "no words" following the decision on Friday.

"I have no comment today," Carol de Delley wrote on Facebook.

The attack took place in front of horrified passengers as the inter-city Greyhound bus travelled past Portage la Prairie, about 70km (40 miles) west of Winnipeg.

Mr Baker, a former church custodian and computer programmer who emigrated from China to Canada in 2001, repeatedly stabbed Mr McLean, who was sitting next to him, before cutting off his head and removing internal organs.

The attack began without warning. Alerted by screams from the victim, the driver stopped the bus and fled with the passengers as Mr Baker continued his attack.

In 2009, Mr Baker was found not criminally responsible for the killing. He then spent seven years in treatment in a secure wing of a psychiatric hospital.

In an interview with a schizophrenia society in 2012, he said he heard what he believed was "the voice of God".

"The voice told me that I was the third story of the Bible, that I was like the second coming of Jesus [and that] I was to save people from a space alien attack."

He also said he was "really sorry" for what he had done.


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civil partnership only for gays brit court rules

A heterosexual couple have lost their Court of Appeal battle to have a civil partnership instead of a marriage.

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan, from London, challenged a ruling that said they did not meet the legal requirement of being the same sex.

The judges said there was a potential breach of their human rights, but the government should have more time to decide the future of civil partnership.

The couple said there was still "everything to fight for".

They intend to appeal to the Supreme Court.

A government spokesman said it welcomed the ruling and would take the judgement into account during its evaluation of civil partnerships.

Why choose civil partnership over marriage?

The BBC's legal affairs correspondent Clive Coleman said the couple had lost by the "narrowest of margins".

Our correspondent said: "The government's 'wait and see' policy, which is based on looking at the take-up of same-sex civil partnerships, was found by Lady Justice Arden not to be not good enough to address the discrimination faced by heterosexual couples.


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refugees take over school deal drugs in sweden

Skellefteå school students experiencing increasing insecurity in the school environment. Now, several students have submitted motions to the youth to introduce identity checks.

Jacob Bergström and Kaisa Edstrom are some of the students who feel that Balderskolan become as downright pedestrian street in town. With unknown people at school, hanging, saving lunch, and selling drugs.

- There is no discussion, but there is drug dealing at the school, says Jacob Bergström.

He has now submitted a motion to the Youth Council with proposals for ID verification.


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Lawmakers Request Probe of $418 Million Arms Sale to Kenya on Obama's Last Day

A group of lawmakers is planning to request a congressional investigation of a $418 million U.S. weapons sale to Kenya approved by the Obama administration on its last day in office.

The sale, approved by the State Department and privately notified to Congress on January 19, would allow Kenya to buy 14 weaponized crop-duster-like planes — including two trainer planes and services, for missions against terrorist group al-Shabaab.

The deal was publicly announced the Monday after Trump’s inauguration.

A handful of lawmakers, led by Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC), are questioning why the contract to produce the planes was awarded to major defense firm L3 Technologies — which has never produced such a plane — while a smaller, disabled veteran-owned company in North Carolina that already make those planes at a lower cost was not considered.

The Mooresville, N.C. company, IOMAX USA Inc., costed out 14 planes at $237 million dollars, according to a Budd aide.

“It looks like politics,” Budd said in a phone interview with Breitbart News on Monday. “Why are they sending it to someone that’s produced zero, for twice the price? This is inappropriate.”

Later this week, Budd and several other GOP congressmen are planning to request the non-partisan investigation.

It is not just Republicans puzzled by the matter. Georgia Democrat Sanford Bishop will join Republicans in signing a letter being sent to the Kenyan ambassador to the U.S. on Tuesday.

The letter, obtained first by Breitbart News, says, “We believe Kenya would benefit by exploring its options in regard to this acquisition.”

“We ask that the Government of Kenya take these facts, in particular the prospect of an ongoing congressional investigation of this sale, under consideration as it decides whether or not to proceed with this arms purchase,” says the letter.

The request for an investigation comes after the lawmakers have unsuccessfully tried to figure out how the New York-based L3 received the “sole-source” primary contract, which means there is only one known source for the equipment requested, or only one single supplier that can fulfill the requirements.

IOMAX was unaware of the contract until the State Department, which approves all foreign military sales, publicly announced it on Jan. 23, the Monday after Trump was sworn in.

Typically, with a foreign military sale, an ally would notify and work with the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, a Pentagon agency, to request weapons.

DSCA would then work with the nation to specify requirements and write a Letter of Request for the weapons. The letter would be sent to an “implementing agency.” After price and other details are worked out, the Pentagon would issue a recommendation, and the State Department would approve or disapprove the sale. The DSCA would receive about a four percent cut of the total sale.

Lawmakers suspect, though have no evidence, that in this case, the implementing agency — an Air Force acquisition office, known as the “Big Safari” at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, steered the contract to L3.

The Air Force directed all inquiries to DSCA and the State Department, which is in charge of the process.