Venezuelans protested at the Red Cross headquarters in Caracas on
Monday accusing the government of selling some of the organization’s
recently arrived humanitarian aid.
The Red Cross made its first delivery of emergency aid to the country
last week after the Maduro regime finally caved in to international
pressure and accepted aid. The regime had previously denied
the existence of any humanitarian crisis and rejected offers of food
and medicine. There are already signs the socialist regime has meddled
with the aid’s distribution, leading many to believe they have sold it
for a profit.
“The children’s hospital was one of the hospitals visited by the Red
Cross to assess the needs of each institution and it wasn’t put on the
list to allow the entry of humanitarian aid,” Margoth Monasterios,
President of the Doctors Union, told reporters at the protest. “What
happened is they met with the Ministry of Health, who determined which
hospitals and centers the aid would go to.”
The second round of humanitarian aid is expected to arrive on May 8, which includes surgical equipment they hope will be able to benefit around 650,000 Venezuelans.
President Trump in
a tweet Wednesday morning accused Mexican soldiers involved in a
recent confrontation with U.S. troops along the border of aiding drug
“Mexico’s Soldiers recently pulled guns on our National
Guard Soldiers, probably as a diversionary tactic for drug smugglers on
the Border. Better not happen again!” Trump warned.
“We are now
sending ARMED SOLDIERS to the Border. Mexico is not doing nearly enough
in apprehending & returning!” he continued.
tweet came hours after it was reported that two U.S. soldiers were
stopped earlier this month by Mexican soldiers who thought they had
crossed the border in a remote part of Texas, south of the local border
wall section but north of the actual physical border.
The Associated Press reported Tuesday
that Mexican troops departed after a brief conversation with the U.S.
forces, and a subsequent inquiry by Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
found that the Mexican soldiers believed themselves to be on home
territory when the confrontation occurred.
During the incident, a
Mexican soldier reportedly confiscated a service pistol from one of the
U.S. troops, depositing it inside one of the U.S. vehicles.
Northern Command spokesperson confirmed the incident to The Hill,
writing “though they were south of the border fence, U.S. soldiers
remained in U.S. territory, north of the actual border.”
brief discussion between the soldiers from the two nations, the Mexican
military members departed the area. The U.S. soldiers immediately
contacted CBP, who responded quickly. Throughout the incident, the U.S.
soldiers followed all established procedures and protocols.”
The U.S. Navy is drafting new guidelines for pilots and other
personnel to report encounters with “unidentified aircraft,” a
significant new step in creating a formal process to collect and analyze
the unexplained sightings — and destigmatize them.
The previously unreported move is in response to a series of
sightings of unknown, highly advanced aircraft intruding on Navy strike
groups and other sensitive military formations and facilities, the
“There have been a number of reports of unauthorized and/or
unidentified aircraft entering various military-controlled ranges and
designated air space in recent years,” the Navy said in a statement in
response to questions from POLITICO. “For safety and security concerns,
the Navy and the [U.S. Air Force] takes these reports very seriously and
investigates each and every report.
“As part of this effort,” it added, “the Navy is updating and
formalizing the process by which reports of any such suspected
incursions can be made to the cognizant authorities. A new message to
the fleet that will detail the steps for reporting is in draft.”
To be clear, the Navy isn’t endorsing the idea that its sailors have
encountered alien spacecraft. But it is acknowledging there have been
enough strange aerial sightings by credible and highly trained military
personnel that they need to be recorded in the official record and
studied — rather than dismissed as some kooky phenomena from the realm
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Chris Mellon, a former Pentagon intelligence official and
ex-staffer on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said establishing a
more formal means of reporting what the military now calls “unexplained
aerial phenomena” — rather than “unidentified flying objects” — would be
a “sea change.”
“Right now, we have situation in which UFOs and UAPs are treated as
anomalies to be ignored rather than anomalies to be explored,” he said.
“We have systems that exclude that information and dump it.”
For example, Mellon said “in a lot of cases [military personnel]
don’t know what to do with that information — like satellite data or a
radar that sees something going Mach 3. They will dump [the data]
because that is not a traditional aircraft or missile.”
The development comes amid growing interest from members of Congress following revelations by POLITICO and the New York Times
in late 2017 that the Pentagon established a dedicated office inside
the Defense Intelligence Agency to study UAPs at the urging of several
senators who secretly set aside appropriations for the effort.
The John C. Stennis and Abraham Lincoln carrier strike groups have joined the US Mediterranean 6th Fleet for the first time in more than two years. This was announced on Monday, April 22, by the 6th
Fleet commander, Vice Adm Lisa Franchetti. DEBKAfile’s military
sources add that this unusual concentration of US naval and air might in
the region is intended to convey a warning to Iran against striking
back at the US or its allies in the region in retribution for tightened
Trump administration sanctions on its oil experts. This level of
concentrated strength is capable of countering any Iranian attempt to
interfere with the oil tanker shipping plying routes to market from the
Gulf through the Strait of Hormuz, the Gulf of Aden or the Red Sea. See DEBKAfile’s earlier special report.
Vice Admiral Franchetti commented that it was a rare opportunity
for two strike groups to work together alongside key allies and partners in the
region. Our sources say she was referring to British, French and Israeli naval
forces. The vice admiral, who has served as 6th Fleet commander since
early 2018, added: “The dual carrier operations in the Mediterranean showcase the
flexibility and scalability maritime forces provide to the joint force, while demonstrating
our ironclad commitment to the stability and security of the region.”
Co-opting Jesus for unholy purposes Democrats
have been working hard to spin their version of Jesus. Here’s just one
example: Many of the party’s presidential hopefuls proclaim, without
irony, that anyone who thinks marriage requires a man and a woman are
‘He’s Alive’: 94,000 in Colombia Hear Franklin Graham Preach the Gospel
A region of South America with a seemingly
bleak future heard the hope-filled message of Christ last week. More
than 94,000 citizens of Colombia and Venezuela attended Franklin
Graham’s Festival of Hope and an additional 22,000 an accompanying
kid-friendly event Thursday through Saturday in Cucuta, Colombia, which
is situated on the Colombia-Venezuela border. The city has absorbed a
mass exodus of Venezuelans in recent years as that country has faced an
economic crisis and a food shortage.
Texas School Survey Tells Students ‘Gender Is How a Person Feels’
A recent survey given to all Austin public
school students, as young as the third grade, told children, “Sex is
what a person is born (sic). Gender is how a person feels.” The survey
went on to ask pupils to select whether they feel they are a
“girl/woman,” “boy/man,” or “identify in some other way.” The test also
provided a blank box where students were asked to “describe how you
German lawmakers across the spectrum on Tuesday called for stronger
protections of Christian minorities worldwide following the coordinated
attacks at several Sri Lanka churches and hotels on Sunday which killed
over 300 people, according to Deutsche Welle.
Members of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian
Democratic Union (CDU), the liberal Free Democrats (FDP) and Greens all expressed their concern about what they saw as growing violence against Christians.
Germany’s commissioner for religious freedom, Markus Grübel (CDU), told Die Welt newspaper that the Sri Lankan attacks were part of what appeared to be a global trend. –DW
Earlier this month, it was an incredible sight to see:a
Russian Tu-154M-ON (NATO reporting name: “Careless”) reconnaissance
plane conducting a surveillance mission over US sensitive military sites — places where even US commercial jets are generally forbidden to fly over, we reported.
A new report Monday from Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star), translated and reported by Sputnik, said that another Russian military reconnaissance plane will fly over US territory April 22-27.
The Russians will use a Tupolev Tu-214 for the second surveillance
mission carried out within the guidelines of the international Treaty on
Open Skies, Red Star said, citing Ministry of Defence of the Russian
Federation Sergei Ryzhkov.
Online flight tracking software provided by Flightrader24, shows the
Tu-214, with the registration number RF-64525, and using an Open Skies
call sign, OSY332T, landed in Reykjavik, Iceland on Monday morning. The
aircraft took off around noon to continue its journey to the US.
The plane is expected to conduct the reconnaissance mission
from Rosecrans Air National Guard Base, in Buchanan County, Missouri
It’s being described as “the largest mass execution of Shiites in the kingdom’s history” — and
it didn’t take place in an official US enemy country like Assad’s Syria
or Putin’s Russia or even North Korea. On Tuesday Saudi Arabia (where
else?) beheaded 37 Saudi citizens, the vast majority of which have been identified as minority Shiites in yet another sectarian-driven mass execution.
Saudi official statements have said the men were put to death on
“terrorism-related crimes,” however human rights groups like Amnesty
International have pointed to “sham trials” and confessions extracted
through torture. Shockingly, authorities went so far as to tie two of the deceased’s heads and bodies to polls in the manner of a crucifixion, erected as a public warning and deterrent to others. Prior file photo via Asia News
King Salman personally ratified by royal decree Tuesday’s mass
execution, according to Saudi law, just as he did for the prior single
day record for mass beheadings, which stands at 47 and occurred on Jan.
2, 2016. The 2016 beheadings included prominent Shiite cleric Nimr
al-Nimr, whose death sparked unrest across the Shia Muslim world,
especially inside Iran and in eastern Saudi Arabia, home to a sizable
Nimr’s killing for what many believe was merely his activism
advocating for equal Shia rights inside the kingdom, resulted in soaring
tensions with Iran and the ransacking of the Saudi Embassy in Tehran,
which remains closed to this day.
This week’s executions of 37 people also included a well known Shia
religious leader, Sheikh Mohammed al-Attiyah, charged with sectarian
plotting and anti-government organizing in the western city of Jiddah.
The Saudi Interior Ministry painted those executed on Tuesday as being
extremists seeking to foster discord and instability in the kingdom.
This is a very difficult article for me to write. As a young child I
was a member of the Cub Scouts, and I still have very fond memories from
those days. Throughout my life I always had a tremendous amount of
respect for the Boy Scouts, and so it greatly saddened me to learn about
the abuse that has been running rampant in that organization. Of course
this is just a very small part of a much larger trend that is plaguing
our society, but if this kind of abuse is pervasive even among the Boy
Scouts, what organization is truly safe for America’s kids? Have we
gotten to the point as a society where our children are literally not
According to ABC News,
court documents that were just released indicate that 12,254 victims
were abused by 7,819 Boy Scout troop leaders over the years…
An expert who has been working with the Boy Scouts
revealed that there may have been as many as 7,819 allegedly sexually
abusive troop leaders and volunteers in the storied organization,
according to newly released court documents.
More than 7,800 individuals allegedly abused 12,254 victims, according to the court testimony.
Glynda Lomax has been receiving dreams and visions from God for more
than 20 years, and if what she is saying God told her about America is
accurate, all of our lives are about to change in a major way. According
to her, because America has chosen darkness our nation is about to be
“slaughtered” and it “will not rise again”. And in a subsequent
prophecy, God warned her that the time of Jacob’s trouble is rapidly
approaching but believers “are not ready”. To many, it is unthinkable
that America could fall and the Tribulation could begin soon, but there
are other Christians that have been waiting for these things to happen
for a very long time. If you are not familiar with Glynda Lomax, the
following basic information comes straight from her website…
The Lord began giving me prophetic words and visions when
I was in my twenties. I began to have visions and dream visions, which
at that time related to my personal life, but it was not until 1996 that
I truly got into an intimate walk with Him.
In 1997, I began to receive very vivid open visions as well as dream
visions and prophetic words. In early 2008, the open visions came with a
new intensity, so powerful that it felt as if a wall of wind had hit me
as the visions opened up before me. In December of 2008, the Lord began
to show me end times visions.
Just before 2011 began, He gave me several consecutive words in a
short period of time for His people. I inquired of Him about receiving
so many words in such a short time and He sent me a word the next day
through a prophet that He is going to pour out His Spirit. That night He
spoke to me to begin this blog to release them to His people.
She appears to have a very long track record, and that is why what she is now saying is so deeply troubling.
America has chosen darkness over light. She has chosen
her ways over Mine. She has chosen sin over righteousness. Yea, even
great sin. She clings to her abominations and promotes them to other
nations. Her defiance of Me, the One who made her great, is a stench in
Because America has chosen darkness over light, I will give
her over to darkness. I will call forth her enemies to turn out the
lights in America and America will be cloaked in darkness for all to
I called you to repentance, America, but you would not. Your haughty
spirit has now spread to other nations and your abominations have
overflowed your borders and defiled others. I will give you over to the
evil and perversion you have chosen over Me, and it will be your
Since you have not chosen what is right, but you have chosen evil over good, evil will fill your borders. Your enemies will trample you under foot.
They will take your women and kill your children. They will spare none,
young or old. They will defile your land as they go, eating your crops
and ruining your flocks. Famine will abound and the people of America will be turned into the streets as their homes will no longer be safe havens.
Prepare, America, for I am calling forth your enemies to destroy you.
No longer will you be called beautiful or free, for I will give you
over to them and none (of the wicked) shall be able to stand against Me,
the Holy One of Israel. As you have shown no mercy to others, no mercy shall be shown to you.
As you have allowed those within your borders to slaughter the
innocent, so shall your beauty be slaughtered and you will not rise
again. Long has the innocent blood of those you killed cried out to Me,
but I am longsuffering, giving you much time to repent, yet you have not
repented. You are haughty and scornful, wicked and perverse and I will abide you no longer.
Trump seems set to expose UN fraud on boundaries of Palestine
President Trump appears set to expose more than forty years of deceptive
and misleading information disseminated by the United Nations (UN) in
relation to the boundaries of former Palestine.
This welcome development comes with President Trump’s Special U.S Envoy Jason D. Greenblatt telling Sky News in Arabic on 19 April:
“there is no reason to use the term ‘two-state solution,” the reason being that, “every side sees it differently.”
UN must take responsibility for creating such confusion by perpetuating
intellectual and political fraud originating with its 1978 publication: “The Origins and Evolution of the Palestinian problem”(Study)
Part 1 of the Study covering 1917-1947 was trashed by Israel’s Ambassador to the UN—Yehuda Blum—on 16 November:
“Even the most cursory reading of
this document can leave no doubt that the means and machinery of the
United Nations have been misused once again to disseminate
highly selective and tendentious information under the guise, in this
instance, of what purports to be a scholarly study.The history of international
conflicts, and particularly those with complex historical origins, can
only be properly written by objective historians who enjoy complete
academic freedom. The practice of writing and rewriting history
according to the transient interests of a political body is of course
characteristic of certain regimes. It is regrettable that the United
Nations has now been drawn into that pattern.”
Blum then told the UN General Assembly on 30 November 1978:
the end of the first part of the publication, ostensibly dealing with
the period of the Palestine Mandate, there appear a number of maps. The
one map that is conspicuously absent is the official map of the
Palestine Mandate which, until 1946, included Transjordan on the east
bank of the Jordan River. This map was omitted because it does not fit
into the PLO’s own scheme, as it would show too clearly that a
Palestinian Arab state has already been in existence for 32 years on
more than three quarters of the territory of mandated Palestine – that
is, the state now called Jordan.That
embarrassment is eliminated in this purportedly scholarly and impartial
publication by the simple expedient of eliminating the map.”
Blum was not finished— pointing out to the General Assembly on 20 December 1978 that Part 2 of the Study covering 1947-1977:
in conjunction with the first part, it is clear that this
pseudo-scientific “study” is designed to give currency, under the emblem
of the United Nations, to a completely misleading version of the
history of the Arab-Israel conflict.Put
briefly, that version has it that the League of Nations Mandate over
Palestine was illegal, and all subsequent events, including the
establishment of the State of Israel, are null and void. This wholly
distorted view is set out in almost as many words in article 20 of the
so-called PLO’s basic document, the “National Covenant”, and it forms
the underlying thesis of the United Nations Secretariat publication in
question. It completely ignores the Jewish people’s inalienable rights
to self-determination, national independence and sovereignty in its
homeland, the land of Israel.Thus,
what purports to be a scholarly study, supported by what appears to be a
scientific apparatus, is no more than a crude piece of propaganda.”
Two States exist in former Palestine today: Arab Jordan – created in
1946 in about 78% of former Palestine – and Jewish Israel—created in
1948 in about 17% of that territory. These two states remain pivotal to
ending the 100 years old Jewish-Arab conflict.
Trump seems ready to set the UN fabricated record straight when his peace plan is released.
1. Killing two states with one plan: In
what may be the Trump administration’s most pointed comments yet
against the two-state solution concept, Jared Kushner, senior aide and
son-in-law to US President Donald Trump, told a conference Tuesday that
previous solutions put forward to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict had
taken what I think is an unconventional approach. We’ve studied the
past efforts and how they failed and why they failed… We’ve tried to do
it a bit differently,” he told the Time 100 conference.
The comments are widely seen as an indictment of the two-state solution.
Barak Ravid of Axios notes that
Kushner was asked directly about the two-state solution but refused to
answer; instead he “referred to the Arab peace initiative from 2002 —
which called for a Palestinian state on the 1967 lines with East
Jerusalem as its capital — as reflecting what he called ‘old talking
“Two states? We’ll do something different,” reads a headline on the Mako website of Channel 12 news.
Sky News Arabia reported over the weekend that a senior US official,
widely reported to be Jason Greenblatt, said the two-state solution term
was not helping matters, a spokesperson confirms to ToI the comments:
“The ‘two state solution’ term means different things to different
people. There is no point in using a phrase that never achieved peace.
Our plan provides a clear, realistic and detailed vision of what peace
could actually look like.”
2. Change we can’t undo: In Politico, Aaron David Miller and Richard Sokolsky argue that the
administration is trying not only to change the conversation, but to
change things in such a way that future administrations can never go
back to the way things are, to the detriment of all.
This includes not just the Israeli-Palestinian conflict but the Iran deal and a host of other policies.
Trump’s personal inclinations to prove he’s the world’s greatest
negotiator on Iran, his hard-line advisers, Secretary of State Mike
Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton, want to get rid of the
mullahs who rule the Islamic Republic, not engage them. Pompeo and
Bolton are now pulling out all the stops not only to provoke Iran into
withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action—and maybe into a
fight as well—but to block a successor from engineering either a
broader geopolitical pivot toward Iran or to engage in diplomacy to
resolve outstanding US-Iranian differences,” they write.
for Israel, whatever the president’s personal views on
Israeli-Palestinian peace (and during the campaign they were more
balanced than they are today), Jared Kushner and his team now seem
hellbent on producing a ‘made in Israel’ peace plan that will be dead
before arrival and drive the final nail in the coffin of a peace process
that is already on life support,” they add.
In Israel Hayom, Eyal Zisser also writes that the proposal will have far-reaching implications even if/when it goes nowhere
3. Golan Towers: Kushner’s
comments don’t get a ton of play in Israel, and what little coverage
there is focuses on him saying both sides will need to make painful
concessions. (And in the US they are overshadowed by his dismissal of
Russian meddling in the investigation.)
4. Dem Dems: Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is catching some flak for calling the Netanyahu government “dare I say, racist.”
In a tweet that does not mention Sanders directly, AIPAC tut-tuts over the “name-calling.”
5. Down and out in Ayoub Kara’s head: Yedioth
Ahronoth writes that outspoken Likud Minister Ayoub Kara, who will soon
be out of a job, is fuming at everyone over the seeming end of his
6. Compromise or wish list? Israel
Hayom reports that the ultra-Orthodox may be willing to compromise on a
law to regulate members of their community being drafted into the
7. Putting the jam in Benjamin: Coalition
talks won’t really get underway until after Passover, and Prime
Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making like the rest of the country and
a trip to the beach in Caesarea on Monday, eagle-eyed journalists took
notice of what looked to be a new and scarily giant-looking gun wielded
by one of Netanyahu’s bodyguards.
it looks like a death ray, speculation is that the gun is just a UAV
jammer, to keep prying eyes away, and it does appear to look exactly
like the Chinese-made Hikvision Defender.
Catch me if you can, Israeli journalism style: Some will do anything to get a picture of someone they aren’t supposed to. Haaretz’s Chaim Levinson writes on Twitter about
the time he came up with a madcap plan to snap a picture of the
famously paparazzi-shy Leonardo Dicaprio when he was in Israel with then
girlfriend Bar Refaeli over 10 years ago.
DHS To Face-Scan 97% Of International Travelers Within Four Years
The Department of Homeland Security says that facial recognition technology will be used on 97% of passengers departing the US by 2023, according to The Verge.
deployed in seventeen international airports, including Atlanta, New
York City, Boston, San Jose, Chicago, and two airports in Houston, DHS systems will photograph and scan passengers at their departure gate, cross-referencing
their face against a library of face images from visa and passport
applications, as well as those taken by border agents when foreigners
enter the country.
aim of the system is to offer “Biometric Exit,” which gives authorities
as good an idea of who’s leaving the country as who’s entering it, and
allows them to identify people who have overstayed their visas. Quartz notes that US authorities have traditionally relied on airline flight manifests to track who’s leaving the country. –The Verge
Last week, JetBlue customer MacKenzie Fegan was shocked after finding out that her face had been scanned in
order for her to board the plane. “I just boarded an international
@JetBlue flight. Instead of scanning my boarding pass or handing over my
passport, I looked into a camera before being allowed down the jet
bridge,” she tweeted. “Did facial recognition replace boarding passes,
unbeknownst to me? Did I consent to this?”
I just boarded an international @JetBlue flight.
Instead of scanning my boarding pass or handing over my passport, I
looked into a camera before being allowed down the jet bridge. Did
facial recognition replace boarding passes, unbeknownst to me? Did I
consent to this?
— MacKenzie Fegan (@mackenzief) April 17, 2019
JetBlue wrote back:
You’re able to opt out of this procedure, MacKenzie. Sorry if this made you feel uncomfortable.
— JetBlue Airways (@JetBlue) April 17, 2019
When asked how they knew it was her, JetBlue said that the information was provided by DHS “from existing holdings,” and later clarified “these photos aren’t provided to us, but are securely transmitted to the Customs and Border Protection database. JetBlue does not have direct access to the photos and doesn’t store them.”
So to be clear, the government provided my biometric data to a privately
held company? Did I consent to this? How long is my data held by @JetBlue? And even if I opt out at the scanners…you already have my information, correct?
— MacKenzie Fegan (@mackenzief) April 17, 2019
Would love more info about how my image was matched to a name on the
flight manifest. I looked at the camera & a few seconds later the
gate opened. Was my image, in the space of those seconds, sent to CBP,
run through a database, matched to a name, and then sent back to @JetBlue?
— MacKenzie Fegan (@mackenzief) April 17, 2019
As we noted in March, the
biometric systems are being implemented “despite questionable biometric
confirmation rates and few, if any, legal guardrails.”
What’s more, there are no limits to how airlines can use facial recognition data.
These same documents state — explicitly — that there were no limits on
how partnering airlines can use this facial recognition data. CBP
did not answer specific questions about whether there are any
guidelines for how other technology companies involved in processing the
data can potentially also use it. It was only during a data
privacy meeting last December that CBP made a sharp turn and limited
participating companies from using this data. But it is unclear to what
extent it has enforced this new rule. CBP did not explain what its
current policies around data sharing of biometric information with
participating companies and third-party firms are, but it did say that the
agency “retains photos … for up to 14 days” of non-US citizens
departing the country, for “evaluation of the technology” and “assurance
of the accuracy of the algorithms” — which implies such photos might be
used for further training of its facial matching AI. –BuzzFeed
Meanwhile, it appears that CBP has simply skipped part of the “rulemaking process” – foregoing
public feedback prior to implementing the technology. Beyond “privacy,
surveillance and free speech implications,” this is worrisome according
to BuzzFeed, which notes that last summer the ACLU reported that Amazon’s facial recognition technology falsely matched 28 members of congress with arrest mugshots.
According to a Homeland Security OIG report, CBP was able to provide biometric confirmation for just 85% of passengers processed, while mexican and Canadian citizens were “particularly problematic” reports BuzzFeed.
“The low 85-percent biometric confirmation rate poses questions as to
whether CBP will meet its milestone to confirm all foreign departures at
the top 20 US airports by fiscal year 2021,” said the audit – while a
spokesperson said that the rate has risen to 98.6% since the report.
Why One 18-Year-Old New Yorker Is Suing Apple For $1 Billion
An 18-year-old New Yorker is suing Apple for $1 billion, claiming he was
falsely arrested and charged for a series of thefts that he did not
commit due to facial recognition software that Apple allegedly uses to
track theft. Ousmane Bah was arrested at his home in New York in
November and was charged with stealing from Apple stores in Manhattan,
Boston, Delaware and New Jersey. However, the photo that accompanied the
arrest warrant showed somebody that “looked nothing like” the student,
according to the Daily Mail.
Not only that, one of the thefts had occurred on the same day that Bah
was attending his senior prom. He was in Manhattan for the event while
one of the thefts occurred in Boston. So now, he is suing Apple for the
hassle he has suffered as a result… which in his opinion is worth a
solid one billion dollars.
Bah believes that a learners permit that he lost, containing his name,
address and other personal information, was used for identification at
Apple stores during the thefts. The thief was caught stealing $1200
worth of products from Apple in Boston on May 31, 2018. The same thief
then stole from Apple stores in Manhattan, New Jersey and Delaware,
while at the same time allegedly being tracked by Apple software.
Bah said he learned about the thefts the hard way: when
a Boston municipal court summons arrived at his door in June. He was
then arrested by the New York Police Department on November 29.
When the New York Police Department Detective who was assigned to the
case examined surveillance footage from the Manhattan Apple Store, they
found that the suspect “looked nothing like” Bah. Instead, the detective
found that Apple’s (highly flawed) security technology had been using
facial recognition to try and identify suspected thieves.
The investigator suspected that the thief had presented Bah’s learners
permit during one of the multiple thefts. Bah then was forced to respond
to all of the false allegations which led to ‘severe stress and
hardship’ and left him ‘feeling humiliated, afraid, and deeply
concerned’. In his lawsuit, he claims:
‘[Apple’s] use of facial recognition software in its stores to track individuals suspected of theft is the type of Orwellian surveillance that consumes fear, particularly as it can be assumed that the majority of consumers are not aware that their faces are secretly being analyzed.’
While the charges in most states have been dropped against him, the ones
in New Jersey are still pending. Apple has claimed it “does not use
facial recognition technology in its stores.”
Technocrats continue to throw fear-mongering mud at the wall to see
what will stick. The extinction hasn’t happened yet, but humans are
blamed for it as if it has. The purpose is to drive the world into
Sustainable Development, aka Technocracy. ⁃ TN Editor
to one million species face extinction due to human influence,
according to a draft UN report obtained by AFP that painstakingly
catalogues how humanity has undermined the natural resources upon which
its very survival depends.
accelerating loss of clean air, drinkable water, CO2-absorbing forests,
pollinating insects, protein-rich fish and storm-blocking mangroves —
to name but a few of the dwindling services rendered by Nature — poses
no less of a threat than climate change, says the report, set to be
unveiled May 6.
biodiversity loss and global warming are closely linked, according to
the 44-page Summary for Policy Makers, which distills a 1,800-page UN
assessment of scientific literature on the state of Nature.
from 130 nations meeting in Paris from April 29 will vet the executive
summary line-by-line. Wording may change, but figures lifted from the
underlying report cannot be altered.
need to recognise that climate change and loss of Nature are equally
important, not just for the environment, but as development and economic
issues as well,” Robert Watson, chair of the UN-mandated body that
compiled the report, told AFP, without divulging its findings.
way we produce our food and energy is undermining the regulating
services that we get from Nature,” he said, adding that only
“transformative change” can stem the damage.
and agriculture, including livestock production, account for about a
quarter of greenhouse gas emissions, and have wreaked havoc on natural
ecosystems as well.
Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem
Services (IPBES) report warns of “an imminent rapid acceleration in the
global rate of species extinction.”
pace of loss “is already tens to hundreds of times higher than it has
been, on average, over the last 10 million years,” it notes.
“Half-a-million to a million species are projected to be threatened with extinction, many within decades.”
Many experts think a so-called “mass extinction event” — only the sixth in the last half-billion years — is already under way.
most recent saw the end of the Cretaceous period some 66 million years
ago, when a 10-kilometre-wide asteroid strike wiped out most lifeforms.
Scientists estimate that Earth is today home to some eight million distinct species, a majority of them insects.
A quarter of catalogued animal and plant species are already being crowded, eaten or poisoned out of existence.
The drop in sheer numbers is even more dramatic, with wild mammal biomass — their collective weight — down by 82 percent.
Humans and livestock account for more than 95 percent of mammal biomass.
we’re going to have a sustainable planet that provides services to
communities around the world, we need to change this trajectory in the
next ten years, just as we need to do that with climate,” noted WWF
chief scientist Rebecca Shaw, formerly a member of the UN scientific
bodies for both climate and biodiversity.
Facts:This article was written by Sayer Ji, Founder of Greenmedinfo,com
where it was originally posted. Published here with permission.
On:Given the newly released cardiovascular disease prevention
guidelines recommending against daily low-dose aspirin use, natural,
safe and effective alternatives are needed now more than ever.
Since writing this article, even more evidence has accumulated indicating
that aspirin’s risks outweigh its benefits. Most notably, a 15-year
Dutch study published in the journal Heart found that among 27,939
healthy female health professionals (average age 54) randomized to
receive either 100 mg of aspirin every day or a placebo the risk of
gastrointestinal bleeding outweighed the benefit of the intervention for
colorectal cancer and cardiovascular disease prevention in those under
65 years of age. Most recently, last month, new cardiovascular disease prevention guidelines submitted jointly by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Associated and published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, earlier
this year, contradict decades of routine medical advice by explicitly
advising against the daily use of low-dose or baby aspirin (75-100 mg)
as a preventive health strategy against stroke or heart attack, in most
the dire state of affairs associated with pharmaceutical intervention
for chronic pain issues, what can folks do who don’t want to kill
themselves along with their pain?
Pine Bark Extract (Pycnogenol) Puts Aspirin To Shame
it comes to aspirin alternatives, one promising contender is
pycnogenol, a powerful antioxidant extracted from French maritime pine
bark, backed by over 40 years of research, the most compelling of which we have aggregated on GreenMedInfo.com here: Pycnogenol Research. Amazingly, you will find research indexed there showing it may have value for over 80 health conditions.
In 1999, a remarkable study published in the journal Thrombotic Research found
that pycnogenol was superior (i.e. effective at a lower dosage) to
aspirin at inhibiting smoking-induced clotting, without the significant
(and potentially life-threatening) increase in bleeding time associated
with aspirin use. The abstract is well worth reading in its entirety:
effects of a bioflavonoid mixture, Pycnogenol, were assessed on
platelet function in humans. Cigarette smoking increased heart rate and
blood pressure. These increases were not influenced by oral consumption
of Pycnogenol or Aspirin just before smoking. However, increased
platelet reactivity yielding aggregation 2 hours after smoking was
prevented by 500 mg Aspirin or 100 mg Pycnogenol in 22 German heavy
smokers. In a group of 16 American smokers, blood pressure increased
after smoking. It was unchanged after intake of 500 mg Aspirin or 125 mg
Pycnogenol. In another group of 19 American smokers, increased platelet
aggregation was more significantly reduced by 200 than either 150 mg or
100 mg Pycnogenol supplementation. This study showed that a single,
high dose, 200 mg Pycnogenol, remained effective for over 6 days against
smoking-induced platelet aggregation. Smoking increased platelet
aggregation that was prevented after administration of 500 mg Aspirin
and 125 mg Pycnogenol. Thus, smoking-induced enhanced platelet
aggregation was inhibited by 500 mg Aspirin as well as by a lower range
of 100-125 mg Pycnogenol. Aspirin significantly (p<0.001) increased
bleeding time from 167 to 236 seconds while Pycnogenol did not. These observations suggest an advantageous risk-benefit ratio for Pycnogenol.” [emphasis added]
emphasized in bold above, pycnogenol unlike aspirin did not
significantly increase bleeding time. This has profound implications, as
aspirin’s potent anti-platelet/’blood thinning’ properties can also
cause life-threatening hemorrhagic events. If this study is accurate and
pycnogenol is more effective at decreasing pathologic platelet
aggregation at a lower dose without causing the increased bleeding
linked to aspirin, then it is clearly a superior natural alternative
worthy of far more attention by the conventional medical establishment
and research community than it presently receives.
Not Just A Drug Alternative
like so many other natural interventions, has a wide range of side
benefits that may confer significant advantage when it comes to reducing
cardiovascular disease risk. For instance, pycnogenol is also:
Blood Pressure Reducing/Endothelial Function Enhancer: A number of clinical studies indicate that pycnogenol is therapeutic for those suffering with hypertension. Pycnogenol actually addresses a root cause of hypertension and cardiovascular disease in general, namely, endothelial dysfunction (the inability of the inner lining of the blood vessels to function correctly, e.g. fully dilate). It
has been shown to prevent damage in microcirculation in hypertensive
patients, as well as reducing the dose of blood pressure drugs in
hypertensive patients,including hypertensive diabetic patients. It has even been found to reduce intraocular hypertension found in glaucoma patients.
Effects: There is a growing appreciation among the medical community
that inflammation contributes to cardiovascular disease. Several
markers, including C-reactive protein are now being fore grounded as
being at least as important in determining cardiovascular disease risk
as various blood lipids and/or their ratios, such as low-density
lipoprotein (LDL). Pycnogenol has been found to reduce C-reactive
protein in hypertensive patients. Pycnogenol
has been found to rapidly modulate downward (inhibit) both Cox-1 and
Cox-2 enzyme activity in human subjects, resulting in reduced expression
of these inflammation-promoting enzymes within 30 minutes
observed anti-inflammatory effect of pycnogenol is its ability to
down-regulate the class of inflammatory enzymes known as matrix
has also been found to significantly inhibit NF-kappaB activation, a
key body-wide regulator of inflammation levels whose overexpression
and/or dysregulation may result in pathologic cardiovascular
pycnogenol has been found to reduce fibrinogen levels, a glycoprotein
that contributes to the formation of blood clots; fibrinogen has been
identified as an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
The Ideal Air Travel Companion: In a previous article entitled, “How Pine Bark Extract Could Save Air Travelers Lives,”
we delve into a compelling body of research that indicates pycnogenol
may be the perfect preventive remedy for preventing flight-associated
thrombosis, edema, and concerns related to radiotoxicity and immune
the evidence for pycnogenol’s pleotrophic cardioprotective properties,
we hope that pycnogenol will become more commonly recommended by health
care practitioners as the medical paradigm continues to evolve past its
reliance on synthetic chemicals, eventually (we hope) returning to
natural, increasingly evidence-based interventions. However, it is
important that we don’t fall prey to the one-disease-one-pill model,
convincing ourselves to focus on popping pills – this time natural ones –
as simply countermeasures or ‘insurance’ against the well-known harms
associated with the standard American diet, lack of exercise and
uncontrolled stress. The ultimate goal is to remove the need for pills
altogether, focusing on preventing cardiovascular disease from the
ground up and inside out, e.g. letting high quality food, clean water
and air, and a healthy attitude nourish and sustain your health and
County Criminal District Attorney John Creuzot, who campaigned on
criminal justice reform, announced he no longer plans to prosecute
certain low-level crimes.
His office is in the process of dropping many of those cases.
He’s already dismissed more than 1,000 drug possession cases during his first three months in office.
after being elected in November 2018, Creuzot said, “On my agenda is to
not ask judges to send people to the penitentiary for technical
violations of their probation – for instance not doing community
service, not paying fines and fees.”
Dallas County Prosecutor, Judge Mike Snipes said, “I think it’s forward
looking. I think it’s pioneering… People who have minor offenses have a
better chance of rehabilitating their life and getting back on track.”
police Sgt. Todd Harrison, president of the Combined Law Enforcement
Associations of Texas, said in a written statement that Creuzot’s plan
he was campaigning for the office, we don’t remember not prosecuting
crime as part of his platform,” Harrison said in the statement.
a Democrat who took the post in January, has said his office would no
longer prosecute most first-time marijuana offenses and theft of
personal items worth less than $750, unless the theft was for financial
The district attorney also intends to curb excessive bail and probation periods, he wrote in an open letter to the public.
said in a statement Wednesday afternoon that his new policy not to
prosecute thefts of personal items under $750 was based on research that
shows that people who steal necessities like food or diapers “do so out
of hunger and poverty.”
policy was created to help address poverty-related problems, and combat
the misuse of resources and taxpayer money,” he said.
Wilson, county and district attorney for Ellis County, issued a
statement after Creuzot’s announcement assuring Ellis County residents
that “there will be no wholesale declarations that certain laws will not
be enforced in this county.”
Wilson said it would be dangerous to rely on changing social conventions to determine how to enforce laws.
the citizens of Ellis County want a district attorney who refuses to
enforce certain laws, they can get one,” Wilson wrote in a statement
Friday. “But not while I’m in office.”
The unanimous ruling
from a three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District
of Columbia came in a case filed by Daniel Barker, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation
and a former Christian minister who is now an atheist, who argued the
House violated the First Amendment when it denied his request to deliver
a secular invocation.
Rev. Patrick Conroy,
the House chaplain, rejected Barker’s application in 2015 to serve as a
guest chaplain because he was “ordained in a denomination in which he
no longer practices.”
over the course of litigation challenging that denial, Conroy said
Barker could not serve as a guest chaplain because he wanted to deliver a
The House also specified that its rules require a religious invocation to be delivered.
“[T]he House does not violate the Establishment Clause by limiting its opening prayer to religious prayer,” the court said.
D.C. Circuit upheld the lower court’s ruling dismissing Barker’s claim
that his First Amendment rights were violated, giving a victory to
though we accept as true Barker’s allegation that Conroy rejected him
‘because he is an atheist,’ the House’s requirement that prayers must be
religious nonetheless precludes Barker from doing the very thing he
asks us to order Conroy to allow him to do: deliver a secular prayer,”
the court said.
other words, even if, as Barker alleges, he was actually excluded
simply for being an atheist, he is entitled to none of the relief he
seeks. We could not order Conroy to allow Barker to deliver a secular
invocation because the House permissibly limits the opening prayer to
case dates back to 2015, when Barker sought to serve as a guest
chaplain in the House and deliver the invocation, which is given at the
start of each legislative day.
chaplains are required to be sponsored by a member of Congress,
ordained, and address a “higher power” rather than House members.
Mark Pocan sponsored Barker, and he provided the Chaplain’s Office with
a certification of his ordination and a copy of his draft secular
The Chaplain’s Office, however, denied Barker’s request to serve as a guest chaplain in December 2015 because, as Conroy
explained in a subsequent letter, he did not satisfy the requirement
that guest chaplains “be ordained by a recognized body in the faith in
which [they] practice.”
then sued Conroy, the House and then-House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis.,
in 2016 and argued Conroy’s denial ran afoul of the First Amendment.
Conroy moved to dismiss the claims, and the federal district court in D.C. agreed.
the case played out, the House specified that those who wish to deliver
a secular invocation rather than a prayer cannot do so under the
question then, is this: does the House’s decision to limit the opening
prayer fit ‘within the tradition long followed in Congress and the state
legislatures?’ The answer is yes,”
the court said, citing the Supreme Court’s ruling in a 2014 case
upholding the practice of opening legislative sessions with a prayer.
this was a deliberate effort to remove the law, which intends that
Congress must be guided by a higher power… and for the large majority of
the Founding Fathers, that power is the Hebrew God.
After Larry Hopkins and his group of United Constitutional Patriots
have garnered attention from the media, his efforts to stop the
military-age men invading the nation are being shut down by the fascist
rulers of our own society.
Hopkins, the leader of the militia group has been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The crowd funding and PayPal sites associated with the group have also
been shut down in this coordinated effort to stop a group that is
effective at stopping the invasion of migrants into the country.
Hopkins, 69, also known as Johnny Horton, was arrested in Sunland Park, New Mexico,
on a federal complaint charging him with being a felon in possession of
firearms and ammunition, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a
not worried about it, he’s going to be cleared,” said Jim Benvie, a
spokesman for the United Constitutional Patriots (UCP), blaming his
arrest on political pressure from Lujan Grisham.
Hopkins is the “national commander” of the UCP, which has had around half a dozen members camped out on a rotating basis near Sunland Park since late February.
“Today’s arrest by the FBI
indicates clearly that the rule of law should be in the hands of
trained law enforcement officials, not armed vigilantes,” New Mexico
Attorney General Hector Balderas said in a statement of Hopkins’s
The leftist outlet continued:
was previously arrested in Oregon in 2006 on suspicion of impersonating
a police officer and being a felon in possession of a firearm,
according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said in a statement it did not
support citizens taking law enforcement into their own hands and instead
encouraged the public to be its eyes and ears on the border.
Benvie said the UCP was doing just that and had the support of local Border Patrol and police.
military veterans, UCP members carry weapons for self defense and at no
time pointed guns at migrants, as they have been accused of, Benvie
having funding sources cut off, Benvie said the group’s online support
had swelled since it came under attack this week. Its Facebook followers
have more than doubled since Thursday.
what the group would do if told to leave by state police, Benvie said
they would probably go and, if they felt the order violated their
constitutional rights, sue the state of New Mexico.
not going to be any standoffs, this isn’t the Bundy Ranch,” Benvie
said, in reference to a 2014 armed confrontation in Nevada where federal
agents gunned down lawful owners of on their own land.
Trump and his aides are preparing to declassify the Carter Page FISA
docs and other pertinent Russiagate records following the release of the
Investigative reporter James Rosen of Sinclair Broadcasting, reported that according to sources, with Mueller’s report now public, President Trump and key White House aides are said to be taking a fresh look at declassifying documents that will expose the FBI’s and DOJ’s criminal actions of spying taken against Trump’s 2016 campaign.
to James Rosen, President Trump is planning on declassifying the
documents around the same time Inspector General Michael Horowitz
releases his report on FISA abuses.
Horowitz is reportedly drafting his final report which is due to be made public within about six weeks.
A few days later, President Trump walked back his promise to declassify the docs.
met with the DOJ concerning the declassification of various UNREDACTED
documents. They agreed to release them but stated that so doing may have
a perceived negative impact on the Russia probe. Also, key Allies’
called to ask not to release. “Therefore, the Inspector General has been
asked to review these documents on an expedited basis,” Trump said.
to ranking member of the House Intel Committee Devin Nunes there is
exculpatory evidence in the 20 redacted pages of the Carter Page FISA
The first FISA warrant was issued on Carter Page in October of 2016, just weeks before election day.
Obama’s corrupt FBI and DOJ obtained a FISA warrant and THREE subsequent renewals on Carter Page.
to Mueller’s report, the allegations against Carter Page used to
justify the FISA spying campaign against him were FALSE.
investigation did not establish that Page coordinated with the Russian
government in its efforts to interfere with the 2016 presidential
election,” the report stated.
the law, the FBI must go back to the FISA court every 90 days and
present the FISA judge with enough evidence that the subject may be
acting as a foreign agent in order to obtain a renewal on the spy
evidence did the FBI present to the FISA judges on FOUR separate
occasions that enabled the FBI to obtain a total of FOUR spy warrants on
Carter Page if the allegations against him were false??
hinted Friday that a storm is coming when he tweeted, “It is now
finally time to turn the tables and bring justice to some very sick and
dangerous people who have committed very serious crimes, perhaps even
Spying or Treason. This should never happen again!”
Source: Wyatt TSocial Justice Warriors have apparently run out of people and objects to declare as racist and are now taking aim at man’s best friend.
Ben Faulding, a socialist with bylines in the Washington Post, Tablet Mag, and The Forward has declared that dogs are a “tool of white supremacy and gentrification.”
not just my opinion. There is research that shows how white newcomers
dogwalking routes stake out territory. And white owners user their pets
to socialize with other white owners excluding minorities,” Faulding
tweeted, though he keeps changing his display name.
Recent reports have came out that Howard University Students feel disrespected by residents using the yard as a dog park but this resident thinks the campus should be moved pic.twitter.com/stxHUWtu2X
Sanchez Gill, the “Interim Executive Director” at Safe Spaces DC,
tweeted “white folks, I don’t care how nice your dog is, dogs have been
used as a tool of white control, dominance and violence, from slavery,
through civil rights to police dogs today.”
said to friends, often half-jokingly, that I love dogs, but HATE white
people’s dogs. what is happening at my alma mater, @HowardU, is a
perfect example of why. white folks believe their dogs have more
humanity and deserve more comfort than Black people,” Gill tweeted with
the hashtag “gentrification.”
outrage over dogs, or more specifically — white people’s dogs — comes
in response to a dispute over some grass by Howard University in DC.
today’s case of “I can’t believe this isn’t the Onion,” CNN’s ‘Reliable
Sources’ propagandist Brian Stelter is going to be hosting Toronto’s
World News Day Conference which is focused on why “independent
fact-based journalism” matters.
It isn’t even a sick prank or belated April Fool’s Day joke.
Other guests on the absurd lineup include Julie Ioffe, Karen Tumulty, Philip Bump.
The panel of guests, and the host, were instrumental in pushing the Russiagate conspiracy theory.
an age of misinformation, World News Day provides an opportunity to
create public awareness about the value of fact-based journalism in our
society. Help celebrate by sharing stories of how journalism has
impacted you and your community,” the conference website reads.
search through Stelter’s feed also reveals that he has declined to
speak out in support of persecuted publisher Julian Assange — you know,
the one guy who has never had to issue a correction or retraction for
National Security Council warns of ISIS, Al-Qaeda activity in Sinai, urges Israelis in the area to get out, come home. Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/04/19 13:31
Tens of thousands of Israelis have ignored the National
Security Council’s (NSC) warnings and are currently vacationing in
Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.
Between 23,000 and 40,000 Israelis are currently vacationing in Sinai, up 20% from Pesach (Passover) last year.
Following Sunday’s suicide attacks in Sri Lanka, Israel’s security
organizations warned that ISIS is still active, especially in southern
Asia, Africa, and the Sinai Peninsula. The sources also warned that the
Sinai hosts one of ISIS’ most effective branches.
In a warning published last week, NSC’s Counterterrorism Bureau
wrote: “In addition to ISIS’ activities, Al-Qaeda members in the area
are encouraging attacks on Israeli targets. The serious travel warning
(Level 1) issued for Sinai is still in effect.”
The Bureau also called on all Israelis currently in the Sinai
Peninsula to leave “immediately” and return to Israel. Families of
Israelis currently vacationing in the area are asked to contact them and
inform them of the travel warning.
“Anyone wishing to visit the Sinai is asked to refrain from doing so,” the Bureau emphasized.
after the death toll from Sunday’s Easter bombings in Sri Lanka climbed
above the 300 mark, ISIS validated the Sri Lankan government’s
suspicions that a domestic jihadi organization had help from an
international terror network while planning the bombings were validated
when ISIS took credit for the attacks.
The claim was made via a report from ISIS’s Amaq news agency. Though
the group has lost almost all of the territory that was once part of its
transnational caliphate, ISIS now boasts cells across the Muslim world,
including in North Africa and elsewhere. Before ISIS took credit for
the attack, a Sri Lankan official revealed that Sunday’s attacks were
intended as retaliation for the killing of 50 Muslims during last month’s mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand.
However, the Sri Lankan government didn’t offer any evidence for that
claim, or the claim that Sunday’s attacks were planned by two Islamic
groups (though that now appears to have been substantiated by ISIS’s
claim of responsibility). The group is believed to have worked with the
National Tawheed Jamaath, according to the NYT.
“The preliminary investigations have revealed that what happened in
Sri Lanka was in retaliation for the attack against Muslims in
Christchurch,” State Minister of Defense Ruwan Wijewardene told the
Meanwhile, the number of suspects arrested in connection with the
attacks had increased to 40 from 24 as of Tuesday. The government had
declared a national emergency that allowed it sweeping powers to
interrogate and detain suspects.
Meanwhile, funeral services for some of the bombing victims began on Tuesday.
Even before ISIS took credit for the attack, analysts told the Washington Post that its unprecedented violence suggested that a well-financed international organization was likely involved.
The bombings on Sunday, however, came with little precedent. Sri
Lanka may have endured a ghastly civil war and suicide bombings in the
past – some credit the Tamil Tigers with pioneering the tactic – but
nothing of this scale. Analysts were stunned by the apparent level of
coordination behind the strikes, which occurred around the same time on
both sides of the country, and suggested the attacks carried the
hallmarks of a more international plot.
“Sri Lanka has never seen this sort of attack – coordinated,
multiple, high-casualty – ever before, even with the Tamil Tigers during
the course of a brutal civil war,” Alan Keenan, a Sri Lanka expert at
the International Crisis Group, told the Financial Times. “I’m
not really convinced this is a Sri Lankan thing. I think the dynamics
are global, not driven by some indigenous debate. It seems to me to be a
different kind of ballgame.”
Hinting at possible ISIS involvement, US Secretary of State Mike
Pompeo said during a Monday press conference that “radical Islamic
terror” remained a threat even after ISIS’s defeats in Syria.
Of course, ISIS’s claim couldn’t be confirmed and the group has
been known to make “opportunistic” claims in the past, according to WaPo.
The extremist group said the attacks were targeting Christians and
“coalition countries” and were carried out by fighters from its
Speculation that the government had advanced warning of the attacks,
but failed to act amid a power struggle between the country’s president
and prime minister, unnerved citizens and contributed to a brewing
backlash. Following the bombings, schools and mass had been canceled
until at least Monday, with masses called off “until further notice.”
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) said on Monday that all prisoners – including domestic terrorists such as the Boston Marathon Bomber, should have the right to vote while in prison.
Speaking at a CNN town hall, Sanders was asked by an
audience member if he thinks the right to vote should extend to serious
criminals – including 2013 Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who
said he and his brother Tamerlan were motivated by Islamic extremism
when they built and deployed pressure-cooker backpack bombs based on
designs from an al-Qaeda affiliated online magazine, killing three
people and injuring several hundred others – including 16 who lost
“If somebody commits a serious crime, sexual assault, murder, they’re
going to be punished,” replied Sanders. “They may be in jail for 10
years, 20 years, 50 years, their whole lives. That’s what happens when
you commit a serious crime.”
“But I think the right to vote is inherent to our democracy,” Sanders continued. “Yes, even for terrible people,
because once you start chipping away … you’re running down a slippery
slope. … I do believe that even if they are in jail, they’re paying
their price to society, but that should not take away their inherent
American right to participate in our democracy.”
The leader of the militia group which we profiled over
the weekend for its detention of migrant families at the US border, was
arrested and charged of plotting the assassination of former President
Barack Obama, George Soros and various other key Democratic Party
figures, the FBI said in court papers.
While militia leader Larry Hopkins, 69, was arrested on Saturday for a
weapons charge said to be unrelated to his activities on the border,
the FBI now claims Hopkins bragged about his fellow militia members
“training to assassinate” former President Barack Obama, Trump’s nemesis
in the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton, and the Democratic Party’s most
generous billionaire donor, George Soros.
To be sure, Hopkins had been a busy man – if what the Feds say is to
be believed (which these days is a stretch) – for a long time, and
before the F.B.I. arrested the militia leader, he’d had so many run-ins
with the law that his police record stretched across much of the United
States. Oregon police arrested him in 2006 on charges of impersonating a
police officer and a felony weapons offense. They had found him showing
guns to teenagers in a gas-station parking lot while wearing a
police-style uniform and a badge emblazoned with the words “Special
Agent” according to the NYT.
“Hopkins stated that he worked for the federal government directly
under George Bush,” Officer Jack Daniel of the sheriff’s office in
Klamath County, Ore., wrote in his report. Hopkins, the report said,
claimed variously to be investigating a meth lab, hunting fugitives and
undertaking unspecified “operations” in Afghanistan.
Over a decade later, Hopkins finally came under the scrutiny of federal authorities in 2017, after the FBI received reports that his group was “training” to assassinate Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and George Soros, according to documents unsealed Monday in federal court.
Hopkins appeared in Federal District Court on Monday after his arrest
over the weekend on yet another charge, this time of being a felon in
possession of firearms and ammunition.
Hopkins’ group, the United Constitutional Patriots profiled here,
claims to have helped the US Border Patrol to detain over 5,600
immigrants in the previous two months. The ACLU has condemned the group
as a “fascist militia” and called its members vigilantes. In photos
showcasing its actions, the group shows men in camouflage circling and
detaining hundreds of migrants in the desert near Sunland Park, N.M.,
and then handing the migrants over to Border Patrol.
The heavily armed militia’s actions have ignited debate over whether
its members broke kidnapping laws and effectively acted as a
paramilitary force supporting the Border Patrol. Militia members argue
that they were assisting the authorities to patrol remote areas of the
border and carrying out “verbal citizen’s arrests.”
“We cannot allow racist and armed vigilantes to kidnap and detain
people seeking asylum,” the ACLU said in a letter to New Mexico
Governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham and Attorney General Hector Balderas.United Constitutional Patriots
Hopkins’ attorney, Kelly O’Connell, said the militia group leader
planned to plead not guilty. The militia’s spokesman told local media
that he’s “confident” Hopkins will “get through this.” He also claimed
that the New Mexico, Hector Balderas, “has declared war on American
citizens at the order of the ACLU” by pushing to prevent private
citizens “from assisting and documenting a crisis on the border.”
In an affidavit, FBI special agent David S. Gabriel, said the
bureau was made aware of the activities of Hopkins after receiving
reports in October 2017 of “alleged militia extremist activity” in
northwestern New Mexico. Gabriel said that the following month,
two F.B.I. agents went to a trailer park in Flora Vista, N.M., where
Hopkins was living at the time. With Mr. Hopkins’s consent, the agents
entered the home and saw about 10 firearms in plain view, in what Mr.
Hopkins referred to as his office.
Hopkins, who has also used the name Johnny Horton Jr., told the
agents that the guns belonged to Fay Sanders Murphy, whom he described
to agents as his common-law wife, according to the affidavit. The agents
collected at least nine firearms from the home as evidence, including a
12-gauge shotgun and various handguns.
According to the NYT, the court affidavit gave few details about the report the F.B.I. received stating that the United Constitutional Patriots “were training to assassinate George Soros, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama because of these individuals’ support of Antifa.”
Hopkins’s lawyer, Kelly O’Connell, disputed the reports about
assassination plans. “My client told me that is not true,” Mr. O’Connell
said. He also questioned the timing of the arrest. “My question is, why
now?” O’Connell said. He suggested that pressure from prominent
Democrats in New Mexico may have prompted the F.B.I. to take action.
to NATO’s latest increased presence in the Baltic states, five Boeing
AH-64 Apache attack helicopters of the British Royal Force were recently
deployed to the Amari Air Base in Estonia, reported the Irish Examiner. The
AH-64s are expected to participate in upcoming NATO military exercises
and provide defense coverage for a military base near Tapa in Estonia, a city located near the Russian border.
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson told reporters that the AH-64s
will form a crucial element of NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence (EFP),
which forward deploys defenses and deterrence in Eastern Europe near the
Williamson said: “It’s a very credible threat that we see from Russia
and part of the reason that we’re deploying five Apache attack
helicopters is making sure that we’re constantly adapting to a changing
situation, but this is about deterrents.”
“This is about Nato nations standing together in unity as one
and you see Great Britain playing the largest role in enhanced forward
presence with the largest number of service personnel deployed.
The enhancement of that deployment with the Apache attack helicopters
is really vital and very, very important and it’s been very warmly
welcomed by so many nations.”
The Apaches are supported by Estonia’s AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcat reconnaissance helicopters.
The Irish Times said more than 100 U.K. military personnel have been
deployed to the Baltics as part of the new operation, taking the total
there to 1,000 troops.
Major David Lambert, commanding officer of 663 Squadron, 3 Regiment
Army Air Corps, said the AH-64s will be participating in military
exercises in several Baltic states this year.
One of the war drills, dubbed Iron Wolf, will be held in Lithuania this year with 14 nations practicing defensive maneuvers.
“Whenever you go somewhere new, there’s always things that you learn about how to operate.
Your fieldcraft needs to change and in the UK we train very much in rolling countryside, it favours us in what we do.
Actually putting ourselves in a really flat area in close proximity
to the Russian border brings some new, complex challenges that we need
to look at.
I’m really excited by the whole prospect,” said Maj Lambert.
The EFP is deployed across Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland,
provides combat-capable forces to mobilize at a moments notice, in the
event of war with Russia.
A unit of 300 French soldiers, five Leclerc main battle tanks and 20 infantry fighting vehicles have also arrived in Estonia.
The deployment of U.K. attack helicopters and French troops have
certainly sent alarm bells ringing in Russia. The question now: How will Moscow respond?
A wealthy donor “worth over $200 million” wants to make sure Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez loses her next election, according to the New York Post, citing Bronx Republican chairman Mike Rendino.
“There’s definitely national energy and money on this race,” Rendino told the Post, adding that the mystery donor has “connections to raise money in Manhattan.”
The Democratic Socialist, who was elected after convincing voters she
was a blue-collar “girl from the Bronx” despite growing up in one of
the wealthiest enclaves
on the East Coast, already faces challenges from one contender;
Egyptian-American medical journalist Ruth Papazian – while a former
cop-turned-high school civics teacher and a conservative talk radio
producer may toss their hats in the ring as well.
The three potential contenders agree on one thing: They believe Ocasio-Cortez has neglected her district,
which encompasses a northeast section of the Bronx including Throgs
Neck and Parkchester and a northwest portion of Queens including Jackson
Heights and College Point.
It took the congresswoman two months to open a district office in Queens.
“She completely ignores the people in this district,”
medical writer Ruth Papazian, 61, told The Post during an interview at
the homestyle Italian eatery Patricia’s of Morris Park. –New York Post
Papazian lives several blocks away from Morris Park with her
85-year-old mother in the same apartment she grew up in following the
family’s emigration from Egypt in 1956.
“I’ve lived here my whole life. I know the heart and soul of this
community. The people here have scratched and clawed their way into the
middle class, and they’re not about to be impoverished with the high
taxes it will take to make the Green New Deal and Medicare for all,”
said Papazian – referring to two of Ocasio-Cortez’s policy goals.
According to former Gov. Pataki deputy, Tom Doherty, a Republican
challenger to Ocasio-Cortez would have no problem trying to “raise real
“We need to put individuals forward and make the incumbent work for re-election,” said Doherty.
Papazian has met with former Trump campaign manager, Corey
Lewandowski, at a Lincoln Day dinner in Queens, where a source told the Post: “He was encouraging and offered to be helpful when Ruth has demonstrated that she can raise enough money for a serious race.”
AOC won the 14th Congressional District with over 78% of the vote,
while Hillary Clinton had 57% in 2016, however a recent Siena College
Poll found that while 52% of AOC’s constituents view her favorably,
just 33% backed her opposition to Amazon bringing a second headquarters to Queens, and just 41% support her Green New Deal.
“She’s only interested in a national platform, and we need local
representation,” says former NYPD Officer John Cummings. The 58-year-old
who now teaches US government at St. Raymond High School for Boys in
Parkchester is considering a run against the Democratic Socialist.
Cummings acknowledges that “it’s a difficult road because this is a
heavily Democratic district.”
Her other potential challenger – Mark Levin producer Rich Valdes
joked that Ocasio-Cortez’s initials could stand for “ambition over
constituents.” The 40-year-old launched an exploratory committee in
February, meeting with Republican clubs in the Bronx and Queens.
“They’re really, really kind of discouraged at the fact that she was
elected on this platform of representing the district because she ran
against [former Rep. Joe] Crowley, positing him as being no-show, and she’d turned out to be very much the same way a no-show person,” said Valdes.
This evidence shows a coordinated plan to steal your soul and sell it
as a profit based on your DNA. This is supported by law and yet
another example of Demorats criminalizing business activity (signed in
by Bill Clinton, a product of Bill Bradley – 2 Demorats). Welcome to the New World Order in operation ‘corpus vile‘.
This may sound like a sci fi movie plot – but as you read on, you will see that this story will prove the adage that often truth is stranger than fiction.
Before getting into the gory details, we need a bit of history so let’s
go back to the year 1984. In this year two movements began which at
the time were not likely connected, which will be the topic of this
What happened in 1984 Major News Stories include Indria Ghandi assassinated, DNA profiling developed, Virgin
Atlantic Starts Operations, Grand Hotel Brighton Bombing, Union Carbide
Pesticide plant in Bhopal India leaks lethal gas, McDonalds Restaurant
Shooting Leaves 20 dead. The Aids Virus is identified it is not the
worldwide problem it is today. Following on from the PC Apple releases
the Macintosh computer. Following the Widespread Famine in Ethiopia many
of the top British and Irish USSR pop musicians join together under the
Name Band Aid and record the song “Do They Know It’s Christmas”.
Following the boycott by the US of the Moscow Olympics the soviet block
boycotts the Los Angeles Olympic games. Recession continues to be a
problem in the US and 70 US Banks fail in just one year.
Note the historical use of the word ‘profiling’ – a term that
wouldn’t be heard with DNA for another 30 years. The Human Genome
Project was ostensibly about mapping your DNA which is, at least
scientifically – all of who you are.
The Human Genome Project was a 15-year-long, publicly funded
project initiated in 1990 with the objective of determining the DNA
sequence of the entire euchromatic human genome within 15 years. In May 1985, Robert Sinsheimer organized a workshop to discuss sequencing the human genome, but
for a number of reasons the NIH was uninterested in pursuing the
proposal. The following March, the Santa Fe Workshop was organized by Charles DeLisi and David Smith of theDepartment of Energy’s Office of Health and Environmental Research (OHER). At the same time Renato Dulbecco proposed whole genome sequencing in an essay in Science.James Watson followed
two months later with a workshop held at the Cold Spring Harbor
Laboratory. In 1990, the two major funding agencies, DOE and NIH,
developed a memorandum of understanding in order to coordinate plans
and set the clock for the initiation of the Project to 1990. At
that time, David Galas was Director of the renamed “Office of
Biological and Environmental Research” in the U.S. Department of
Energy’s Office of Science and James Watson headed the NIH Genome Program. In 1993, Aristides Patrinos succeeded Galas and Francis Collins succeeded James Watson, assuming the role of overall Project Head as Director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Human Genome Research (which would later become the National Human Genome Research Institute).
A working draft of the genome was announced in 2000 and the papers
describing it were published in February 2001. A more complete draft was
published in 2003, and genome “finishing” work continued for more than a
Many have heard about the project but there are a few facts you
probably don’t know that we’d like to elaborate on here. First, did you
know the entire thing was sponsored by the US government with a final
bill of about $5 Billion USD? You’re probably asking why the US
Government wants a map of your DNA (well, some of you may be asking –
others know why). The second thing you probably don’t know is that the
project was headed by accused racist James Watson the profound scientist
who actually discovered DNA in the first place.
James Watson is a great example of the irony of how the Elite twist
science and opinion to mold public consent. Chomsky calls this
“Manufacturing Consent” which really should be the motto on the door of
various TV editorial offices. James Watson is a scientist that’s not
politically correct. He has been revoked of all his credentials because
he stated the facts, that there are 3 human races which are genetically
different, each with their own peculiarities. Of course it was only offensive when he said Africans are less intelligent:
Dr Watson’s remarks “in full”. Dr Watson told The Sunday Times
that he was “inherently gloomy about the prospect of Africa” because
“all our social policies are based on the fact that their intelligence
is the same as ours – whereas all the testing says not really”. He said
there was a natural desire that all human beings should be equal but
“people who have to deal with black employees find this not true”. …
At a conference in 2000, Watson suggested a link between skin
color and sex drive, hypothesizing that dark-skinned people have
stronger libidos. His lecture argued that extracts of melanin –
which gives skin its color – had been found to boost subjects’ sex
drive. “That’s why you have Latin lovers,” he said, according to people
who attended the lecture. “You’ve never heard of an English lover. Only
an English Patient.” He
has also said that stereotypes associated with racial and ethnic groups
have a genetic basis: Jews being intelligent, Chinese being intelligent
but not creative because of selection for conformity, and Indians being
In a politically correct world, you can’t call a man a man – a man is
a ‘non-woman’ and all people are equal. This is the same twisted
double speak that applies to the degradation of our education system,
with the policy that ‘everyone deserves an A’ which is possible when you
lower the testing standards. This is the same Elite group that has
twisted “Paternity Science” into “Paternity Ethics” that means it is
ethical to lie to children about who their parents really are. In this
brave new world, it’s a crime to tell a child that your father is
actually not your father. It’s better to let them live with the lie.
disallows any judicial discretion, even from bankruptcy judges.
requires that the payment amounts be maintained without regard
for the physical capability of the person owing child support
(the obligor) to promptly document changed circumstances or regard for his awareness of the need to make the notification.
But, like any other past-due debt, the obligee may forgive what is owed to them.
When past-due child support is owed to a state as a result of
welfare paid out, the state is free to forgive some or all of it under
what’s known as an “offer in compromise”. The state and government
agencies are non-profit organizations. … Bobby Sherrill, a Lockheed employee in Kuwait from North Carolina, was captured by Iraqis and spent nearly five months as an Iraqihostage. Sherrill was arrested the night after his release for not paying $1,425 in child support while he was a hostage.
For those in Finance, it will shock you to learn that under the
Bradley Amendment, child support is the only thing that you can go to
prison for – debt related. Although the ACLU is again on the hunt with twisted agendas about Debtors Prisons,
by matter of fact and law, child support is the only debt that can
cause a bench warrant to be issued for your arrest and you can be
imprisoned (even if you finally pay!):
Consequences for Non-Payment of Child Support: Because child
support is essentially a court order, a non-custodial parent who is not
making these payments will be found in contempt of court. They are
informed of the contempt charge in writing and ordered to appear in
court. If the parent does not appear, a bench warrant for their arrest
will be issued. Even if the parent does appear, they may still
be sent to jail if they cannot provide adequate proof that they could
not make the child support payments, rather than simply being unwilling to do so.
“Adequate Proof” of being held captive by Iraqi warlords during time
of war wasn’t a burden of proof in the case of Bobby Sherrill. It’s
also the only way a court can garnish your wages, seize your assets,
take tax refunds, and even suspend your driver’s license! Let that sink
in a little. Only the IRS has similar powers, but unlike Bradley
claims, the IRS provides a set of rules and methods to avoid things like
asset seizure and wages garnishment. For Bradley cases there ARE
NONE. It’s important to understand this difference. As powerful as the
IRS is – there is an entire industry built around dealing with the IRS
and in fact it’s possible to negotiate big tax payments down to
reasonable levels. There are a number of options. For child support
cases there are NONE.
Now like with all draconian laws an argument will be made that it’s
just a way to get deadbeat dads to pay what they owe. Who can argue
with that? Well let’s use the argument about the IRS. The IRS gets
people to pay. They will even send the jackals to Switzerland and
corrupt an entire government just to shake down 100 seriously delinquent
taxpayers. So the aggressiveness of the Bradley Amendment is not only
unconstitutional it’s much worse – it’s modern slavery. Because it’s
not about the cases where parents are guilty – it’s about cases where
they are not; or where they are NOT EVEN THE FATHER. Imagine this scenario:
In the late 1990s, Andre Chreky already was a star hairstylist
with his own salon. But he reached new heights after he was profiled in
Washingtonian magazine and it became known that his clients included
first lady Laura Bush. Soon after, Chreky said, a former receptionist
began showing up at his shop on K Street NW, demanding money.
“You have a child,” the woman, Adele Doudaklian, 43, of
Gaithersburg, told him — a teenage son he had never met. He ordered her
out. Doudaklian did not return phone calls to her home. Chreky
said he dated her several times in the early 1980s but stopped long
before Doudaklian’s son, Andrew Lucas, was born in March 1986. When the paternity action was brought in early 2003, Chreky said, he thought the DNA test would end the whole episode. Instead,
Chreky was ordered to pay $1,715 a month in child support, plus health
insurance premiums, after LabCorp’s report said he was the father. By
the time Lucas turned 18, Chreky had paid $25,000. (Even after he won
the case, Virginia law did not allow him to get the money back.)Chreky
pleaded his case to the Virginia Division of Child Support Enforcement
and then in an appeal to Fairfax Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
But LabCorp’s “99.99 percent” finding was too tough to overcome. In
fact, under Virginia law, 98 percent is automatic proof of paternity.
This spring, his case landed in Fairfax County Circuit Court in a
full-blown trial. Douglas S. Levy, one of Chreky’s attorneys, said
Chreky offered to take another DNA test before his trial. But the state
rejected the offer, he said. So Chreky’s attorneys hammered LabCorp’s
experts, mostly about what the lawyers saw as two errors on the lab
report. The director of LabCorp’s DNA identification testing division,
Gary M. Stuhlmiller, said in a sworn report that he had arrived at his
conclusions after comparing Chreky’s DNA with a database of the Moroccan
population. Chreky is a native of Morocco. But at trial,
Stuhlmiller acknowledged that LabCorp did not have a Moroccan
database. Chreky is no scientist. He said he just knew that this was
something he needed to fight. Most people don’t have the means to
contest a “99.99 percent” finding. His wife, Serena, said the couple
spent more than $200,000 to fight the case.
So after this poor guy spent $200,000 to fight this – only to win
what they always knew was the truth – this woman was a lying financial
criminal attempting to steal money from someone she knew who she felt
had money. Is Chreky able to get legal fees or anything back? No. Is
this woman prosecuted for fraud? No. Can he sue for damages? No.
IN ANY OTHER SITUATION – HE WOULD BE ABLE TO SUE FOR RELIEF.
The connection between these 2 events
Scroll forwards 30 plus years into the future (today) and we’re seeing people thrown in jail for sitting on a park bench or being picked up by an Ambulance.
Fortunately, many of them have been released. But the US justice
system in particular, is a Dinosaur in this field – perhaps
intentionally. Yes, it appears this is all part of a greater plan.
While rights activists have been partying and congratulating themselves,
the Elite have been busy shaping and developing a more sinister and
more subtle method of control: A global DNA grid backed by Draconian
undefendable laws like the Bradley Amendment, enforced on a county and
city level. Heck, it’s a great way to control men – because all it
takes is a crazed accusation by a woman (and who doesn’t believe a
victimized woman in today’s world) – to ruin someone’s life whether it
be financially, a character witness, or something even more complex such
as the case against Julian Assange.
“Hitmen” used to be mostly male, mostly olive skinned, mostly with a particular accent – but no more. Those days are gone.
The Vinny you once knew is now poolside at the Tropicana living life
(permanently retired). Now the “Hitman” has become the “Hitperson”
which is politically correct speak for “Hitwoman.” Basically, the Elite
have created an Artificial Intelligence net in order to control you.
The basis of this net is a Matrix-like DNA network so intertwined in our
society the Department of Justice (DOJ) has its own Commission on the
topic, the National Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence. The
National Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence was established by
the Attorney General to maximize the value of forensic DNA evidence in
the criminal justice system.
The National DNA Index (NDIS) contains over 13,674,427 offender1 profiles,
3,435,350 arrestee profiles and 915,052 forensic profiles as of January
2019. Ultimately, the success of the CODIS program will be measured by
the crimes it helps to solve. CODIS’s primary metric, the “Investigation
Aided,” tracks the number of criminal investigations where CODIS has
added value to the investigative process. As of January 2019, CODIS has
produced over 451,781 hits assisting in more than 440,381
You’re probably thinking – how do they get my DNA? First, they are
getting it when you are arrested (not always, but there is a growing law
enforcement participation in Rapid DNA). Second, they are getting it
if you are incarcerated for ANY crime. Third, they have wholesale
agreements with companies like 23andMe, Ancestry.com and others.
Referred to as “magic boxes,” these Rapid DNA machines – portable, about the size of a desktop printer, highly unregulated, far from fool-proof, and so fast that they can produce DNA profiles in less than two hours – allow police to go on fishing expeditions for any hint of possible misconduct using DNA samples.
Many believe that the Elite practice various forms of the Occult.
Because they mostly control the media and obviously if these Secret
Societies really are a Secret than as George HW Bush said “I can’t tell ya because it’s a secret” they
probably have a mechanism to keep the secret, and certainly aren’t
broadcasting details of their goings on ‘tonight at 11’. We’re not
going to delve into this topic but we just need to mention one example
in the greater context of things. What is Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon,
and a bunch of other powerful people (all male) doing for 2 weeks in
the forest of California at Bohemian Grove dressed in animal suits dancing around a huge bonfire? On July 15, 2000, controversial radio show host Alex Jones and his cameraman, Mike Hanson, snuck in and shot footage of the Cremation of Care ceremony.
The Grove is particularly famous for a Manhattan Project planning meeting that took place there in September 1942, which subsequently led to the atomic bomb. The breadcrumbs lead to a Global plot dominated by [unknown] business leaders, government agencies, and various dark forces.
It is for this reason why we mention Bohemian Grove at this stage of
the article, because this was the birthplace of the Manhattan Project,
one of the most game-changing projects in the history of the world. We
will reveal in further articles how complex the spider web is woven –
how millions of people are impacted on a personal level – and how this
is just the beginning of a Terminator style Artificial Intelligence grid
which has nothing positive in mind. Our alternative history thesis is
that since the French Revolution,
the Elite have employed a number of subtle and less tangible methods
and systems to profit and retain control at the same time. This has
been evolving later with the abolition of physical slavery, only to have
this replaced by the industrial revolution, whereby millions were
economic slaves with absolutely no workers rights. During time the
social control paradigm employed by the Elite evolved even more – and
hit a peak in 1970. It was at this time they employed a number of
non-violent methods developed in the 1960’s such as Manufacturing
Consent (via the Media), and even direct mind control via Television
(TV) and non-lethal weapons such as beam weapons, genetically modified
foods, aerial spraying, HAARP and HAARP v2.0, and finally what we are
faced with now – a complete grid of your DNA which is who you are.
When a plane crashes or is about to – they don’t say ‘people’ they
say ‘souls’ (we have 22 souls on board) regardless of your beliefs, your
DNA is who you are. Not only the government is using this DNA grid
without your permission that is just one bright example, there are many
others. Corporations are now using this data and developing products
which are genetically designed just for you. Unlike genetically
modified foods which are benign compared to this – we are talking about
something very personal! And the fact is that no one forces you to eat
GM crap (which is by the way illegal in the European Union) – there are
many organic stores that sell healthy alternatives even in rural
America. But the DNA fraud is forced down your throat, such as the case
when you are either:
Accused by a stranger of being the father of a child that’s not yours .. OR
Being randomly accused of a crime that you didn’t commit.. OR
A political ‘soft’ assassination such as was tried with Julian Assange and Brett Kavanaugh
And of course it doesn’t end there. Even if you don’t submit
your DNA – according to their flawed methodology – they don’t need it.
They have a ‘statistically sufficient’ sample of the Global population
because enough of your cousins and 2nd cousins have already submitted.
Years ago people were concerned about tracking via chip implants. It
never took off. But DNA surveillance is much more powerful and much
more scary. Imagine a world where your every movement is tracked, not
by your electronic communications – but by the natural shedding of your
own DNA through microscopic skin flakes and more.
Ironically, the Rapid DNA Act of 2017 was signed into law by a
President who previously was afraid to shake hands (as is common in
American business and social life).
We’ve had whistleblowers for Military abuses (Chelsey Manning) when
will someone come forth about the above? In further articles we are
going to expose the DNA fraud which includes paternity fraud and abuse,
privacy abuses, and abuses a new science that hasn’t been around long
enough to have laws evolve around it (Genomics).
Something good did happen in 1984, Phil Collins wrote some of his
best classics. This one steals the Gestalt of the time, and now too:
In conclusion, there is at least one place where you can get unbiased
tests, which will be revealed in further releases of this information.
This article is just a teaser of things to come. With Julian Assange
now in custody, the world needs a new army of the next generation
wikileaks which is about information, nothing more.
In honor of DNA day we will be celebrating and giving credit where credit is due.
Gary and other Satanists involved in this plot to steal your soul
will be in good company in Hell. While this is being perpetrated on a
global scale by a US publicly traded company, the main HQ for operation
steal your soul is from the South. Maybe these folks just need some
Jesus in their life. Or less drinking (or more). They say in the South
you’re either a drinker or a Bible beater. Well Gary, we will see.
The Mexican government is powerless to control the cartels at our
border. But somehow when it comes to belligerently confronting our own
soldiers on our own soil, the Mexicans seem to muster the personnel and
temerity to defend their side of the border. Moreover, they apparently
have the unbridled impudence to complain about armed American citizens
defending our border, while they have permanently transformed our
country in the worst way imaginable through their disrespect of our
sovereignty. This is clearly no longer about immigration, but about a
pure invasion that requires a military buildup.
On April 13, at around 2 p.m. Central Time, a group of five or six
suspected Mexican soldiers approached an unmarked vehicle of two U.S.
soldiers stationed at the border in El Paso County, Texas, and ordered
them out of the vehicle. According to Newsweek,
which obtained the “serious incident report,” the soldiers were in fact
active duty members of B Battery, 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery
Regiment, not from a National Guard unit. The Mexican soldiers disarmed
one of the U.S. soldiers and placed his sideaerm in the U.S. vehicle.
While the soldiers were parked south of the border fence near Clint,
Texas, they were north of the Rio Grande riverbed, which placed them
“appropriately in U.S. territory,” according to Maj. Mark Lazane, a
spokesman for NORTHCOM. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the
Department of Defense (DOD), after inquiring of the Mexican government,
were informed that the Mexican soldiers thought that the Americans were
south of the border. “Throughout the incident, the U.S. soldiers
followed all established procedures and protocols,” according to
NORTHCOM confirmed that there are approximately 2,800 service members
assigned to the border mission. “This includes approximately 1,200 on
the Mobile Surveillance Camera mission, plus about 1,000 service members
hardening ports of entry in Texas and New Mexico. There are
approximately 200 personnel as part of a crisis response force, with the
remainder being headquarters and logistics personnel supporting the
When I asked both NORTHCOM and the State Department if our government
had conveyed our concerns to Mexico and asked for an apology, both
departments declined to comment.
Zach Taylor, a retired 26-year veteran of the Border Patrol who has
formed a group of retired border agents to better educate the public on
the border, told CR that he is convinced these Mexican soldiers were
making a political statement. “At the reported location the Rio Grande
River is distinct and easily identified in relation to the actual
international boundary,” asserted Taylor, who still lives near the
border in Arizona. “That one of the supposed Mexican soldiers took one
sidearm from an American and put it in the American vehicle is curious,
as if the Mexicans knew exactly who they encountered, where they were
encountered, and were simply making a statement. What the purpose of
that statement was is open to broad speculation, but on the face of it,
this was probably political – as in showing that to Mexico, borders mean
nothing.” Taylor confirmed that he regularly saw this behavior during
his time in the Border Patrol.
We have tens of thousands of soldiers stationed in other parts of the
world fully equipped for war and with at least manageable rules of
engagement. Why are the soldiers at our own border too few, so lightly
armed, and seeking to “de-escalate a potentially volatile situation” of Mexican aggression rather than deterring it?
What is particularly disturbing about this incident is that one could
defend Mexico’s powerless response to this border crisis and the robust
cartel and smuggler activity as a lack of resources to secure its own
border from non-state actors. But why is it that the Mexican government
suddenly has the ability to cross into our own country and detain our
own personnel, but is seemingly powerless to deal with the cartels on
its own side of the border?
What is also disturbing is the lackluster response from our own
government, juxtaposed to its aggressive posture against private militia
groups seeking to secure our border. Our government refuses to hold the line at the border and defend the ranches
from cartel activity by placing the military there in meaningful
numbers and with a heavy deterrent. They certainly are not deterring the
migrants. Just last week, 12,500 more illegals were released into our country with no regard for the public charge, safety concerns, or potential contagious diseases.
That is literally the number one job of our federal government, as
distinct from a state government. While nobody wants to see vigilantes
patrolling our border, they are clearly not the problem, but a symptom
of the lack of government control over our sovereignty.
Yet it appears that the FBI has arrested a leader of one New Mexico
militia that recently detained a group of illegal immigrants until
Border Patrol was able to get to the scene. On Saturday, the FBI arrested Larry Hopkins,
the “national commander” of the United Constitutional Patriots, on
firearms charges two days after the ACLU complained about the presence
of this group at Sunland Park, New Mexico. According to Reuters, this is a group of mainly military veterans who have detained as many as 5,600 aliens until Border Patrol was able to arrive.
Why is it that our government, which appears unable or unwilling to
deal with Mexican aggression, the cartels, or illegal immigration, is
suddenly pursuing a zero-tolerance policy for American militias seeking
to do a job the federal government won’t do? Failing to secure our
borders is a breach of the social contract of government, as laid out in
the Declaration of Independence, and if there is anything that would
ever justify the citizenry to take action, it is this issue. It’s not
something we want to see, but where is our own government in dealing
with the problem?
Mexico’s Foreign Relations Ministry expressed
its “deep concern” that these militia groups would “drive human rights
abuses of people who migrate or request asylum or refuge in the United
States.” That’s a pretty rich statement from a government that evidently
refuses to apologize for stepping on our soil and detaining our own
It’s also self-evident from this statement that Mexico, rather than
working with us to stop this bogus asylum-seeking, is helping encourage
The president would be wise to announce a buildup of the military in
Texas and New Mexico and change the rules of engagement. He should also
renegotiate NAFTA while making border and immigration issues the main
If our government would only go after those violating our sovereignty
with as much rigor as they do those American veterans trying to defend
it, justifiably or not, this entire issue would go away. As Trump often
says, either we are a country, or we are not.
I’m Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka AOC, and like, I want to talk about
like, climate change, because like, there’s no doubt cow farts are
making the climate change,” the girl’s rant begins. “Like, in July the
climate was 96 degrees and in February the climate was 36 degrees.
O.M.G. like, that’s a huge change in the climate in only four months,”
the girl continues after counting the months on her fingers.
The hilarious bit continues with the child claiming that the world is going to end in 12 years.
“Like, I also want to talk about socialism because socialism is so amazing! Like, socialism is actually short for social media.
Did you know that? Like, I use social media so I’m a socialist — and
like three of the most successful countries in the world are socialist
too. Venezuela, Facebook, and Twitter are all very successful socialist
adorable impersonation concludes with the talented child asserting that
she has a lot of friends who “moved to America from Facebook.”
comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelensky and his wife
Olena Zelenska greet supporters at his headquarters after the second
round of presidential elections in Kiev, April 21, 2019. (AP/Sergei
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“I am leaving office, but I want to firmly
underline that I am not leaving politics,” the incumbent president said
after exit polls gave Volodymyr Zelensky a decisive lead.
By Associated Press
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is accepting defeat in the election for the country’s top post.
An exit poll from Ukraine’s presidential election is giving Jewish comedian Volodymyr Zelensky
– who plays a high school teacher ranting about government corruption
who is elected president on a TV series – a commanding lead over
Results from the exit poll released Sunday after voting stations
closed showed Zelensky receiving 73.2% of the nationwide vote;
Poroshenko got 25.3%.
The poll, conducted by the Kiev International Institute of Sociology
and the Razumkov Center public opinion organization, was based on more
than 13,000 responses to face-to-face questions at 300 polling places as
of 6 p.m., two hours before the polls closed.
The poll claims a margin of error of three percentage points.
Shortly after the poll results were published, Poroshenko said he was willing to help his rival transition into the presidency.
“I am leaving office, but I want to firmly underline that I am not leaving politics,” Poroshenko said.
A New York State Assemblyman has introduced a bill that automatically
selects people over 18 as organ donors. This means adults in New York
would need to opt out of the registry as opposed to opt-in, as things
Pat Burke (D-Buffalo) said via wivb
that “I’m introducing this legislation because I want to start a
conversation about how we can get more people on the organ donation
registry, and ultimately save more lives.”
If the bill passes,
people over 18-years of age will need to opt out of donor registry on
their drivers license applications. New York has the highest need for
organ donations in the country, according to a press release by Burke.
Burke also says that the intention of the bill is not “harvesting
It feels as though clearing up
misinformation on the internet has become a large part of my job. I did
not submit a proposal to harvest people’s organs after they die and I
did not submit a proposal to have an automatic organ donor program for
every New Yorker.
This proposal is meant to spark the
conversation about the importance of organ donation. If this proposal
became law, it would change the question on a New York State driver’s
license application from an opt-in question to an opt-out question.
Under this proposal, driver’s license applicants over the age of
eighteen would have to opt-out by saying “no” to being an organ donor.
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are thousands of New Yorkers currently on the waitlist for a life
saving organ. I believe this minor alteration on a NYS driver’s license
application would increase the amount of people registered as organ
donors in our state and could potentially save the lives of people
waiting for a donor.
I do not intend to move forward
with this proposal until it has earned significant public support, but
it is my hope that it draws attention to the need for everyone to
register as an organ donor.
Elon Musk has revealed his Neuralink startup is close to announcing the first brain-machine interface to connect humans and computers.
The entrepreneur took to Twitter to tell followers the technology
would be “coming soon”, though failed to provide more exact details.
was set up in 2016 with the ambitious goal of developing hardware to
enhance the human brain, however few details about how this will work
have been made public.
The startup’s website, which is currently advertising vacancies
for 11 different jobs, describes the futuristic technology as an
“ultra-high bandwidth” connection between the human brain and computers.
Mr Musk has frequently claimed the rapid rise of artificial intelligence poses an existential risk to humanity. Such an interface, he says, is essential If humans are to compete with such technology in the future.
At a technology conference in 2016, Mr Musk said humans risked being
treated like house pets by AI machines if a brain-computer interface was
“I don’t love the idea of being a house cat, but what’s
the solution?” he said. “I think one of the solutions that seems maybe
the best is to add an AI layer.”
Jason Greenblatt, the US Representative for International
Negotiations, on Friday rejected reports that the Trump administration’s
peace plan will include giving a portion of the Sinai Peninsula to
In a tweet, Greenblatt warned against believing unconfirmed reports about the peace plan.
“Hearing reports our plan includes the concept that we will give a portion of Sinai (which is Egypt’s) to Gaza. False! Please don’t believe everything you read. Surprising and sad to see how people who don’t know what’s in the plan make up and spread fake stories,” he wrote. Read more: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/262099
Google’s Sensorvault Can Tell Police Where You’ve Been
you know where you were five years ago? Did you have an Android phone
at the time? It turns out Google might know—and it might be telling law
In a new article, the New York Times details
a little-known technique increasingly used by law enforcement to figure
out everyone who might have been within certain geographic areas during
specific time periods in the past. The technique relies on detailed
location data collected by Google from most Android devices as well as
iPhones and iPads that have Google Maps and other apps installed. This
data resides in a Google-maintained database called “Sensorvault,” and
because Google stores this data indefinitely, Sensorvault “includes
detailed location records involving at least hundreds of millions of
devices worldwide and dating back nearly a decade.”
data Google is turning over to law enforcement is so precise that one
deputy police chief said it “shows the whole pattern of life.” It’s
collected even when people aren’t making calls or using apps, which
means it can be even more detailed than data generated by cell towers.
The location data comes from GPS signals, cellphone towers, nearby Wi-Fi devices and Bluetooth beacons. According to Google,
users opt in to collection of the location data stored in Sensorvault.
However, Google makes it very hard to resist opting in, and many users
may not understand that they have done so. Also, Android devices collect
lots of other location data by default, and it’s extremely difficult
to opt out of that collection.
a single warrant—often called a “geo-fence” or “reverse location”
warrant—police are able to access location data from dozens to hundreds
of devices—devices that are linked to real people, many of whom (and
perhaps in some cases all of whom) have no tie to criminal activity and
have provided no reason for suspicion. The warrants cover geographic
areas ranging from single buildings to multiple blocks, and time periods
ranging from a few hours to a week.
So far, according to the Times and other outlets, this technique is being used by the FBI and police departments in Arizona, North Carolina, California, Florida, Minnesota, Maine,
and Washington, although there may be other agencies using it across
the country. But police aren’t limiting the use of the technique to
egregious or violent crimes—Minnesota Public Radioreported
the technique has been used to try to identify suspects who stole a
pickup truck and, separately, $650 worth of tires. Google is getting up
to 180 requests a week for data and is, apparently, struggling to keep
up with the demand.
enforcement appears to be seeking warrants to access this extremely
detailed location data. However, it’s questionable whether the
affidavits supporting those warrants truly establish probable cause and
also questionable whether judges fully understand what they’re
authorizing when issuing these warrants.
According to the Times,
the warrants frequently rely on an officer’s assertion that the fact
that “Americans owned cellphones and that Google held location data on
many of these phones” somehow supports probable cause for the warrant.
The warrants also list GPS coordinates that supposedly “geo-fence” the
geographic area for which they are requesting data, but many don’t
include a map showing the area itself. Without a visual representation, there’s almost no way to tell how large or small the geographic area covered by the warrant is.
enforcement seems to be using a three-step process to learn the names
of device holders (in some cases, a single warrant authorizes all three
steps). In the first step, the officer specifies the area and time
period of interest, and in response, Google gives the police information
on all the devices that were there, identified by anonymous
numbers—this step may reveal hundreds of devices.
that, officers can narrow the scope of their request to fewer devices,
and Google will release even more detailed data, including data on where
devices traveled outside the
original requested area and time period. This data, which still
involves multiple devices, reveals detailed travel patterns. In the
final step, detectives review that travel data to see if any devices
appear relevant to the crime, and they ask for the users’ names and
other information for specific individual devices.
As the Times article
notes, this technique implicates innocent people and has a real impact
on people’s lives. Even if you are later able to clear your name, if you
spend any time at all in police custody, this could cost you your job,
your car, and your ability to get back on your feet after the arrest.
One man profiled in the Times article
spent nearly a week in police custody and was having trouble
recovering, even months after the arrest. He was arrested at work and
subsequently lost his job. Due to the arrest, his car was impounded for
investigation and later repossessed. These are the kinds of far-reaching
consequences that can result from overly broad searches, so courts
should subject geo-location warrants to far more scrutiny.
Iran appoints fiery general who vows to destroy Israel as new IRGC head Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shuffled the top ranks
of the hard-line Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Sunday, appointing
the deputy chief of the hardline force as its top leader.Brig. Gen. Hossein Salami was made commander of the IRGC, replacing
Maj. Gen. Mohammed Ali Jafari, who has headed the military force since
2007, according to Iranian media reports.
has frequently vowed to destroy Israel and “break America.” Iran was
“planning to break America, Israel, and their partners and allies. Our ground forces should cleanse the planet from the filth of their existence,” Salami said in February. The previous month, he vowed to wipe Israel off the “global political map,” and to unleash an “inferno” on the Jewish state.He also said “Iran
has warned the Zionist regime not to play with fire, because they will
be destroyed before the US helps them.” Any new war, he said, “will
result in Israel’s defeat within three days, in a way that they will not
find enough graves to bury their dead.”
The IRGC shakeup comes weeks after the US designated the group a terror
organization, the first time it has ever blacklisted an entire military
branch under the rule.
Tehran has raged against the move, and responded by labeling the US
military a terror group under its own designation. It also rallied
around the IRGC, with some lawmakers dressing in the division’s uniforms
in parliament in reaction to the designation.
blasts ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter
Sunday, the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end
of a civil war 10 years ago.
people were arrested and three police officers were killed during a
security forces raid on a house in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo
several hours after the attacks, many of which officials said were
suicide bomb explosions.
government declared a curfew in Colombo and blocked access to social
media and messaging sites, including Facebook and WhatsApp. It is
unclear when the curfew will be lifted.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said US nationals were among those killed, but did not give details. There
are 25 unidentified bodies, believed to be of foreigners, at the
Colombo Judicial Medical Officer’s mortuary, according to Sri Lanka’s
were no immediate claims of responsibility for the attacks in a country
which was at war for decades with Tamil separatists until 2009, a time
when bomb blasts in the capital were common. Prime
Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe acknowledged that the government had some
“prior information of the attack,” though ministers were not told.
He said there wasn’t an adequate response and there needed to be an inquiry into how the information was used.
He also said the government needs to look at the international links of a local terrorist group. Agence
France-Presse reported that it had seen documents showing that Sri
Lanka’s police chief Pujuth Jayasundara issued an intelligence alert to
top officers 10 days ago, warning that suicide bombers planned to hit
“prominent churches.” He cited a foreign intelligence service as
reporting that a little-known Islamist group was planning attacks.
The Brussel Times
reports that a new German study exposes how electric vehicles will
hardly decrease CO2 emissions in Europe over the coming years, as the
introduction of electric vehicles won’t lead to a reduction in CO2
emissions from highway traffic.
According to the study directed by Christoph Buchal of the University of Cologne, published by the Ifo Institute
in Munich last week, electric vehicles have “significantly higher CO2
emissions than diesel cars.” That is due to the significant amount of
energy used in the mining and processing of lithium, cobalt, and
manganese, which are critical raw materials for the production of
electric car batteries.
A battery pack for a Tesla Model 3 pollutes the climate with 11 to 15
tonnes of CO2. Each battery pack has a lifespan of approximately ten
years and total mileage of 94,000, would mean 73 to 98 grams of CO2 per
kilometer (116 to 156 grams of CO2 per mile), Buchal said. Add to this
the CO2 emissions of the electricity from powerplants that power such
vehicles, and the actual Tesla emissions could be between 156 to 180
grams of CO2 per kilometer (249 and 289 grams of CO2 per mile).
German researchers criticized the fact that EU legislation classifies
electric cars as zero-emission cars; they call it a deception because
electric cars, like the Model 3, with all the factors, included, produce
more emissions than diesel vehicles by Mercedes.
They further wrote that the EU target of 59 grams of CO2 per kilometer by 2030 is “technically unrealistic.”
The reality is, in addition to the CO2 emissions generated in mining
the raw materials for the production of electric vehicles, all EU
countries generate significant CO2 emissions from charging the vehicles’
batteries using dirty power plants.
For true emission reductions, researchers concluded the study by
saying methane-powered gasoline engines or hydrogen motors could cut CO2
emissions by a third and possibly eliminate the need for diesel motors.
“Methane technology is ideal for the transition from natural gas
vehicles with conventional engines to engines that will one day run on
methane from CO2-free energy sources. This being the case, the German
federal government should treat all technologies equally and promote
hydrogen and methane solutions as well.”
So maybe Elon Musk’s plan to save the world with electric cars is the biggest scam of our lifetime…
Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are being roundly criticized for
their apparently coordinated decision not to use the word ‘Christian’ to
describe the victims of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, which
targeted three Catholic churches, among other targets. Some even
speculated whether Obama’s and Clinton’s decision was intended to
undermine the Christian faith in the US.
The bombings in Sri Lanka have once again put a spotlight on the rising tide of violence against Christians all over the world. According to Open Doors USA, an average of 105 churches and/or Christian buildings are
burned or attacked every month. That is more than three per day, and
almost all of those attacks get ignored by the mainstream media in the
western world. In addition, an average of 345 Christians are killed for faith-related reasons every single month.
Of course these numbers will soon be out of date, because violence
against Christians continues to escalate all over the globe, and the
horrifying attacks that we just witnessed in Sri Lanka are a perfect
example. The following comes from CBS News…
A series of eight bombings in Sri Lanka targeting Christian churches
and hotels in three cities killed at least 207 people and wounded up to
450 others on Easter Sunday. Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardene
described the coordinated blasts as a terrorist attack by religious
More specifically, the attackers were Muslim extremists.
Why does the mainstream media have to be so politically-correct all the time?
Of course this comes right on the heels of the fire that almost destroyed the Notre Dame Cathedral. Authorities are still attempting to determine the cause of that fire, but we do know that many other churches have been hit by vandals and arsonists in France since the beginning of February…https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-04-22/churches-have-become-1-target-hate-attacks-average-105-every-single-month
(CR) is now warning the public about a serious issue, where 11 brands
of bottled water, out of 130 had detectable levels of highly toxic,
arsenic, and six of those brands had levels above 3 parts per billion
(ppb) — the maximum level allowed by CR.
“Of those, six had levels of 3 ppb or higher,” according to CR
officials. “These brands are Starkey owned by Whole Foods, Peñafiel
owned by Keurig Dr. Pepper, Crystal Geyser Alpine Spring Water, Volvic
owned by Danone, and two regional brands, Crystal Creamery, and
Research from the World Health Organization (WHO) has shown long-term
exposure to arsenic in drinking water can cause cancer and skin
lesions. It has also been linked to cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
In children, arsenic can cause negative impacts on cognitive
development and increased deaths.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) limits arsenic in bottled
water to 10 ppb. But CR is now demanding the federal government revise
the level to 3ppb.
“It makes no sense that consumers can purchase bottled water that is
less safe than tap water,” says James Dickerson, Ph.D., chief scientific
officer at CR. “If anything, bottled water—a product for which people
pay a premium, often because they assume it’s safer—should be regulated
at least as strictly as tap water.”
Keurig Dr Pepper spoke with CR last week and said its Peñafiel production facility in Mexico had been taken offline for several weeks while it would improve its filtration system to lower arsenic level. The company said it conducted new testing after questions from CR found levels above the federal limit, at an average of 17 ppb.
The field of robotics is going through a renaissance thanks to
advances in machine learning and sensor technology. Each generation of
robot is engineered with greater mechanical complexity and smarter
operating software than the last. But what if, instead of painstakingly
designing and engineering a robot, you could just tear open a packet of
primordial soup, toss it in the microwave on high for two minutes, and
then grow your own ‘lifelike’ robot?
If you’re a Cornell research team, you’d grow a bunch and make them race.
Scientists from Cornell University have successfully constructed
DNA-based machines with incredibly life-like capabilities. These
human-engineered organic machines are capable of locomotion, consuming
resources for energy, growing and decaying, and evolving. Eventually
That sure sounds a lot like life, but Dan Luo, professor of
biological and environmental engineering in the College of Agriculture
and Life Sciences at Cornell, who worked on the research, says
otherwise. He told The Stanford Chronicle:
We are introducing a brand-new, lifelike material concept
powered by its very own artificial metabolism. We are not making
something that’s alive, but we are creating materials that are much more
lifelike than have ever been seen before.
Just how lifelike? According to the research they’re on par with biologically complex organisms such as mold:
Here, we report a bottom-up construction of dynamic
biomaterials powered by artificial metabolism, representing a
combination of irreversible biosynthesis and dissipative assembly
processes. An emergent locomotion behavior resembling a slime mold was
programmed with this material by using an abstract design model similar
to mechanical systems.
And the racing part is no joke, the paper goes on to state:
An emergent racing behavior of two locomotive bodies was
achieved by expanding the program. Other applications, including
pathogen detection and hybrid nanomaterials, illustrated further
potential use of this material. Dynamic biomaterials powered by
artificial metabolism could provide a previously unexplored route to
realize “artificial” biological systems with regenerating and
As we now shift from the “witch hunt” against Trump to ‘investigating
the investigators’ who spied on him – remember this; Donald Trump was
supposed to lose the 2016 election by almost all accounts. And had
Hillary won, as expected, none of this would have seen the light of day.
We wouldn’t know that a Clinton-linked operative, Joseph Mifsud, seeded Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos
with the rumor that Russia had ‘Dirt’ on Hillary Clinton – which would
later be coaxed out of Papadopoulos by a Clinton-linked Australian
ambassador, Alexander Downer, and that this apparent ‘setup’ would be
the genesis of the FBI’s “operation crossfire hurricane” operation against the Trump campaign.
We wouldn’t know about the role of Fusion GPS – the opposition
research firm hired by Hillary Clinton’s campaign to commission the
Steele dossier. Fusion is also linked to the infamous Trump Tower meeting, and hired Nellie Ohr – the CIA-linked wife of the DOJ’s then-#4 employee, Bruce Ohr. Nellie fed her husband Bruce intelligence she had gathered against Trump while working for Fusion, according to transcripts of her closed-door Congressional testimony.
Anxiety, self-harm & suicide are rising, according to survey of school leaders & teachers in UK
UK school children as young as nine years old have talked about suicide in class, a teachers’ survey has revealed
The survey also warned that mental health issues are at crisis point and are affecting younger and younger children.
The Telegraph reports:
Four in five teachers said they have seen a rise in pupils experiencing
mental health problems, according to a poll conducted by the National
Education Union (NEU).
survey of over 8,674 teachers and support staff found that 83 per cent
saw a rise in the past two years. “Sats pressure and general
expectations are taking their toll on more vulnerable pupils,” one
teacher commented, adding: “We have nine-year-olds talking about
said she had seen “much more anxiety” and self-harming among pupils,
adding that there have been “three suicides in three years in my school
of those questioned said student mental health was at a “crisis point”,
with others saying it was affecting “younger and younger children”.
The staff were also asked whether their workplace had the provision for supporting pupils with mental health issues.
under half (49 per cent) said they had a school counsellor, but the
majority of teachers (59 per cent) said they had learning support
assistants. 29 per cent reported having a school nurse, and 12 per cent
said they had a mental health first aider.
McNeil, the NEU’s assistant general secretary, said: “We are hearing
from teachers and headteachers that social media is one of the triggers
that is leading them to worry about mental health.
media is part of the picture and young people being on screens for more
of the time. At home children can be on screens quite a great deal, it
means people don’t have a break from peer relations and bullying can be a
McNeil said that over the past three to five years, spending time
online has become a “significant feature” in children’s lives.
what prevents them from fully supporting pupils with mental health
issues, the most common reasons cited by teachers were workload and
difficulties accessing support such as Educational Psychologists.
57 per cent of teachers blamed funding cuts, while 32 per cent said the “narrowing of the curriculum” was also a factor.
published last month suggests that more than one in 10 boys at primary
school are being labelled as suffering from a mental disorder, amid
growing concerns about their classroom behaviour.
NHS report, which examines the factors which may increase the risk of
mental illness, found young boys were twice as likely as girls the same
age to suffer such problems.
said that “difficult” behaviour in young children could be a sign of
emotional distress that they struggled to talk about. Compulsory health
education lessons, due to be introduced next year, will encourage
children to limit their time on Facebook, smartphones and games consoles
and spend more time outdoors with friends.
Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch sued the State Department
on Monday for emails, texts and instant chats with John Kerry and State
Department officials and/or Kerry meetings with Iranian officials.
The watchdog group filed a [Freedom of Information Act] FOIA lawsuit (Judicial Watch, Inc. v. U.S. Department of State(No.
1:19-cv-00777)) against the Department of State over former Secretary
of State John Kerry’s ‘shadow diplomacy’ to salvage the “Joint
Comprehensive Plan of Action (also known as JCPOA or ‘Iran nuclear
Last May, it was reported by the Boston Globe
that Barack Obama’s former Secretary of State, John Kerry had been
secretly meeting with foreign officials to salvage Iran’s nuclear
[John Kerry] sat down at the United Nations with Foreign Minister Javad
Zarif to discuss ways of preserving the pact limiting Iran’s nuclear
weapons program. It was the second time in about two months that the two
had met to strategize over salvaging a deal they spent years
negotiating during the Obama administration, according to a person
briefed on the meetings.
the Iran deal facing its gravest threat since it was signed in 2015,
Kerry has been on an aggressive yet stealthy mission to preserve it,
using his deep lists of contacts gleaned during his time as the top US
diplomat to try to apply pressure on the Trump administration from the
outside. President Trump, who has consistently criticized the pact and
campaigned in 2016 on scuttling it, faces a May 12 deadline to decide
whether to continue abiding by its terms.
John Kerry also reportedly met with French President Emmanuel Macron in both New York City and Paris.
May 8th, 2018, President Trump announced he was set to withdraw from
Obama’s Iran nuke deal calling it one of the worst deals he’s ever
up to Trump’s announcement, John Kerry, the architect of the Iran nuke
deal, was reportedly behind the scenes on a “stealthy yet aggressive
mission” of shadow diplomacy, desperately trying to preserve his pact by
meeting with Iranian official, Javad Zarif.
Trump’s current Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called John Kerry’s meeting with “the world’s largest state-sponsor of terror” “unseemly and unprecedented” and “beyond inappropriate.”
Kerry wasn’t elected president, so he should avoid colluding with Iran
and other foreign government to undermine U.S. foreign policy,” said
Judicial Watch President Fitton. “Our lawsuit is meant to discover not
only what Kerry was up to but also to unearth who inside the Deep State
Trump ‘resistance’ were coordinating with Kerry’s clandestine efforts to
undermine the President Trump’s Iran policy.”
Barack Obama and his officials continue to undermine President Trump on the world stage without fear of reprisal.
Kerry was previously seen in Paris meeting with Iranian officials,
Obama was recently in Germany secretly meeting with Chancellor Merkel
and Hillary Clinton traveled to Puerto Rico (US territory) in January to
meet with the governor of San Juan to help rebuild infrastructure after
a powerful hurricane destroyed the island.
Apparently the Logan Act only applies to Republicans (General Flynn).
school students in Minnesota are being instructed to write reports on
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and color photos of the controversial Democrat, a
report from Powerline claims:
is being raised to heroic status in her district’s public schools.
Elementary school students are apparently being taught to revere her,
much as, in recent years, they have been taught to see Martin Luther
King, Jr. as a kind of secular saint. Someone has distributed an Ilhan
Omar card that students are instructed to color, while writing a
‘report’ on the inside.”
photo came from a public elementary school in Minneapolis,” Powerline
said, noting that reports of a suburban school district within the state
participating in the same coloring activity remain unconfirmed.
project raises an issue of bias, or at least inconsistent standards
with regard to public schools and politics — specifically, potential
double standards involving President Donald Trump.
For example, in 2018, a high student from a public school in Oregon, Addison Barnes, was suspended for wearing a T-shirt supporting President Trump. “Donald J. Trump Border Wall Construction Co.,” the T-shirt read.
The student ended up suing the school and won on First Amendment grounds.
March of 2018, a student from a public school in Georgia caught her
teacher on video lecturing about how terrible President Trump is,
claiming he has “killed millions,” reported The Daily Wire:
my president says let’s Make America Great Again, when was he talking
about?’ Sixth-grade teacher Johnetta Benton is heard asking, later
suggesting that Trump means ‘[America] was great for Europeans,’ but
‘when it comes to minorities, America has never been great for
Last month, students were suspended for simply wearing gear with President Trump’s “Make America Great Again” logo. AZ Central reported:
at a Southeast Valley high school are upset after they say school
administrators demanded their children remove clothing and accessories
that touted President Donald Trump’s ‘Make America Great Again’ logo.
Parents say at least one student was suspended in the Friday incident.”
feel bad for these children. I don’t agree with everything our
president does or says, but I respect our country and I’ll support these
kids using their freedom of speech,” one of the students’ parents said.
earlier this month, it was reported that a sixth-grader at a New York
public school, Bella Moscato, was told that she could not select Trump
as her personal “hero.”
teacher apparently told her that Trump “spreads negativity and says bad
stuff about women” when she rejected the 11-year-old’s choice.
was really frustrating to me because, you know, my daughter has every
right to pick a hero of her choice. It’s first amendment right, freedom
of speech, freedom of expression. So it was really upsetting to me that
she was trying to shut her down,” said mother Valerie Moscato.
An 11-year-old girl named Bella Moscato was not allowed to have President Donald Trump as her hero for a class assignment.
Teachers should do their jobs and teach students instead of pushing their political opinions on them.
Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) urged her supporters to join her in a hunger
strike to push for action to “shut down” U.S. Immigration and Customs
Enforcement (ICE), arguing the radical push to abolish ICE can’t be
achieved by Congress.
Tlaib, headlining a Detroit fundraiser
this past weekend for the Michigan Coalition for Human Rights,
complained of colleagues who are constantly “policing” what she says and
lack willingness to embrace bold stands such as abolishing ICE. She
called on her activist audience to join her in a hunger strike at the
going to take movements outside the halls of Congress,” Tlaib told the
crowd, according to video captured by America Rising, a conservative
want you all to shut them down, we can shut them down,” Tlaib said to
applause. “Don’t wait for this Congress to act, shut them down.”
know what they’re going to say, they’ll go, ‘What do you mean Rashida?’
Well I’ll tell you. There are some people that are using hunger strike,
all these other things, going to the border, and I plan to.”
Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib reportedly paid herself $17,500 from her
election campaign funds — after she won her midterm election in November
That appears to be a violation of campaign finance rules, the Washington Free Beacon reported Friday. In total, campaign records reveal that the congresswoman paid herself a salary of $45,000 before and after the election.
FEC rules state that campaign funds can no longer be transferred to a candidate once that person ceases to be a candidate.
the candidate loses the primary, withdraws from the race, or otherwise
ceases to be a candidate, no salary payments may be paid beyond the date
he or she is no longer a candidate,” the rules state.
Naughty, naughty, Rashida!
Democrats truly believe that freshman Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar (MN) is a
victim, despite knowingly trivializing 9/11, disparaging Israel at
every turn, and calling for the release of a jailed member of the Muslim
Take this woman, for example, who argues that Congressional Democrats are not doing their jobs in protecting Omar…
attacks on @IlhanMN and subsequent lack of support from Democratic
leadership continues to prove that this system was never meant for us.
not applaud diversity and the “first” Muslims in any space if you’re
not willing to be a true ally and defend us.#IStandwithIlhan.