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August 6, 2020

Aug 06 05:06

Silly Season: Britain speaks of Taming the Russian Bear

"Taming the Russian Bear", an expression which smacks of insolence, arrogance, intrusion, dominance, imperialism and sh*theadedness....

The Russia Report came out today. Just a minute, I am trying to find something substantiated. OK just a few moments, let me read it... ok sorry just hang on there just a second...er.....erm......Just a little patience please.....still looking, oooh, er,.....ah no, no evidence.....here's one! Oh no sorry it is just speculation....er..... (slow hand clap)....er, ha! I er....I'll do a Tony Blair...(inane grin)...yep, ah....no, I mean yes, or rather no, I haven't actually, ha ha ha, er...found anything....

Aug 06 05:05

How Big Pharma And Capitalism Create Deadly Antibiotic Resistance Which Could Kill Millions

A recent meningitis case at Children’s National Hospital raises serious concerns about antibiotic resistance in the common bacterium that caused it, researchers from the hospital wrote in a case report. Their findings, published online August 3 in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society, could change laboratory and clinical practice across the U.S. and potentially around the globe.

Neisseria meningitidis is the leading cause of bacterial meningitis in adolescents and an important cause of disease in younger children as well, say case report authors Gillian Taormina, D.O., a third-year fellow in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Children’s National, who was on service for this recent case, and Joseph Campos, Ph.D., D(ABMM), FAAM, director of the Microbiology Laboratory and the Infectious Diseases Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory at Children’s National.

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Aug 06 05:04

‘The Biggest Monster’ Is Spreading. And It’s Not the Coronavirus.

Tuberculosis kills 1.5 million people each year. Lockdowns and supply-chain disruptions threaten progress against the disease as well as H.I.V. and malaria.

Aug 06 04:57

Berlin Police: 210 Rapes from March to July, Half of Cases Involve Migrants

According to statistics released by police in the German capital of Berlin, the city saw 210 rapes between March and July, an average of two rape cases per day.

The State Police criminal investigation unit, known in Germany as the Kripo, said that cases of serious rape in Berlin are surging, and of the 210 cases reported between March and July at least 50 of the victims were children below the age of 16.

The Kripo also say that around half of the suspects in the rape cases come from a foreign background — far higher than the migrant population of Berlin, which amounts to around 29.9 per cent of the city’s total residents, Focus reports.

Marcel Luthe, a member of the Free Democratic Party (FDP), commented on the statistics, saying: “The far disproportionate proportion of foreign suspects shows that the causes urgently need to be clarified and discussed transparently. And then effective crime prevention must be pursued.”

Aug 06 04:56

Delingpole: We Need a Kingslayer to Deal with the Mad Monarch Boris

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s latest mad wheeze is to propose extending the lockdown — “shielding” is his preferred euphemism — to people over 50. Naturally this has gone down like a cup of cold sick in the Conservatives’ natural constituency, which largely comprises people over the age of 50. 24 hours after floating the idea in the newspapers the government started to backtrack. And understandably so.

Aug 06 04:56

US cargo plane lands in Israel in support of the regime's Iron Dome

US Army Futures Command has confirmed that a cargo plane has landed in Israel to support the regime's so-called Iron Dome system.

The Antonov An 225 arrived at Israel’s Ben-Gurion international airport on Monday evening, carrying US military trucks to be equipped with Iron Dome air system.

“The Iron Dome system will be used to defend US military troops against a wide range of ballistic and aerial threats,” the Israeli military said.

Aug 06 04:55

Trump walks back claim that Beirut explosion was caused by bomb

President Trump on Wednesday hedged his comments from the previous day that the massive explosion in Beirut was caused by a bomb – saying that the blast that left more than 70 dead and thousands injured could have been an accident.

Aug 06 04:54

We Are Experiencing Economic Devastation On A Scale That America Has Never Seen Before

For a very long time we have been warned that a U.S. economic collapse was inevitably coming, and now it is here. Fear of COVID-19 and unprecedented civil unrest in our major cities have combined to plunge us into a historic economic downturn, and nobody is exactly sure what is going to happen next. On Thursday, we learned that U.S. GDP was down 32.9 percent on an annualized basis last quarter. That officially makes last quarter the worst quarter in all of U.S. history, and many people believe that this new economic depression is just getting started. But of course not all areas of the country are being affected equally. According to USA Today, states such as Hawaii, Nevada, Michigan and New York were hit particularly hard last quarter…

Aug 06 04:54

Building Indo-Pacific alliance is ‘critical priority’ for Australia – PM Morrison

PM Scott Morrison said on Wednesday that building an Indo-Pacific alliance with like-minded nations will be a “critical priority” for Australia’s government, and warned that the pace of militarization in the region was unprecedented. “Today, the Indo-Pacific is the epicenter of strategic competition,” Morrison told the Aspen Security Forum. “Tensions over territorial claims are growing.”

The annual conference is being hosted using virtual digital platforms this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Australia last month said it would boost defense spending by 40 percent over the next 10 years, buying long-range military equipment that will be focused on the Indo-Pacific region, where both Beijing and Canberra are competing for influence.

Morrison also said China and the US together have a “special responsibility” to respect international law and should resolve their disputes peacefully.

Aug 06 04:53

Erdogan, the new Mehmed II

The Treaty of Lausanne, signed on 24 July 1923, annulled the Treaty of Sèvres and created modern Turkey while respecting the demands of Mustafa Kemal. He had Hagia Sophia in Istanbul restored and offered it to humanity by turning it into a museum in 1934.

On 24 July 2020, on the occasion of this anniversary, President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an reconverted the former cathedral of the Eastern Roman Empire into a mosque.

The ceremony was designed to glorify the Islamic conquest of the world and the capture of Constantinople by Sultan Mehmet II (later called "The Conqueror") in 1453. Also, to be in character, the religious leader delivered his sermon brandishing a scimitar (photo).

Aug 06 04:52

Feeble Biden Won’t Travel to Milwaukee For DNC and Will Accept Presidential Nomination From His Delaware Basement – Cites ‘Ongoing Pandemic’

Joe Biden will no longer be traveling to Milwaukee to accept the Democrat nomination.

Aug 06 04:51

Trump Campaign Savages Basement Biden in New Ad, “Alone. Hiding. Diminished.” (VIDEO)

“Alone. Hiding. Diminished.”
The Trump campaign on Wednesday savaged Joe Biden in a new ad.

Aug 06 04:44

Graham on Yates testimony: People are running from Comey like he has the plague

Aug 06 04:42

First, the sonic boom. Seconds later, a fireball... then our vast windows flew across the room like feathers: TV veteran BRENT SADLER sends a dramatic despatch from his home, less than a mile from ground zero

The fireball was like no other I’ve ever seen or felt before, and I have seen my fair share. At its centre, a huge, intense red ball of flame that spewed smoke, ash and debris high into Beirut’s late afternoon sky, like an angry volcano.

Aug 06 04:36

America-Hating, Cop-Hating Leftist Rashida Tlaib Wins Her Democrat Primary in Michigan

America-hating leftist Rep. Rashida Tlaib won her primary election Tuesday night in Michigan.

Aug 06 04:35

HUGE! Trump Campaign Fights Nevada Democrat Party’s Unconstitutional and Unethical Attacks on Election Integrity

Radical Democrat Governor Steve Sisolak and Nevada Democrats called a special session last weekend with no public present and inside of 24 hours they rammed through mail-in voting and ballot harvesting.

Aug 06 04:22

Kim co-ordinates his cronies: North Korea quarantines thousands of people and ships food to a southern city locked down over coronavirus worries - despite insisting the country is still virus free

In July, North Korea said it imposed 'maximum emergency system' after finding a person with coronavirus symptoms in the border city of Kaesong
Kim Jong-Un said the suspected case was a North Korean who had slipped into the south before returning to Kaesong in early July

Aug 06 04:20

'Lebanon was a heaven, they made it hell': Anger mounts in Beirut as activists vow anti-government protests after blast which killed at least 137 and wounded 5,000 as clean-up job is left to volunteers

Lebanese government vowed to punish those responsible for Beirut blast as death toll rises to at least 137
But anger is being directed at politicians, who were seen as corrupt and incompetent even before explosion

Aug 06 04:17

Bankrupt and soulless (Picture)

Aug 06 04:09

Three teens are arrested after jumping a wall at Mar-a-Lago with a 'mini AK-47' and loaded 14-round magazine during police pursuit unaware they had ventured on to the president's property

Three teenagers fleeing police while carrying a semiautomatic gun in a backpack jumped a wall at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, but probably didn't know that's where they were, authorities said Wednesday.

Aug 06 04:05

University of Utah campus cop kept explicit photos of murdered student, showed them to other officers at least four times and boasted about looking at them 'whenever he wants' before she was shot dead by her ex

A University of Utah police officer kept explicit photos of a student who complained her ex was trying to extort her, and showed them off to other officers at least four times before she was shot dead.

Aug 06 03:59

This sign posted outside a local bar (Picture)

Aug 06 03:53

Bella Hadid gives the NYPD the middle finger as she calls out police officers for not wearing masks

Bella Hadid wasn't happy when she came across a group of NYPD officers without face masks on.
So the 23-year-old model decided to make a statement, taking to her Instagram to put the cops on blast on Wednesday.

Aug 06 03:52

Twin YouTube stars Alan and Alex Stokes, 23, are charged with felonies after posing as bank robbers in prank video that resulted in an Uber driver being held at gunpoint by police

Twin YouTubers Alan and Alex Stokes are facing felony charges for allegedly posing as bank robbers during a series of pranks last year that resulted in an Uber driver being held at gunpoint by police.

Aug 06 03:50

Disabled student files $10 million lawsuit after elite Utah private school, 'told classmates of her rape by a lacrosse player - then his friends reenacted it in assembly'

A former student at an elite private school in Utah has accused administrators of mishandling a 2017 sexual assault allegation, claiming they encouraged classmates to shun her and shared private details of her ordeal that ended up being reenacted in an assembly.

Aug 06 03:49

BBC threatens pensioners with bailiffs if they don't pay the licence fee - after spending £38m on 800 staff to enforce collection of the £157.50 levy

Most over-75s are now required to pay the £157.50 licence fee to the BBC
Corporation has spent £38m on 800 staff for call centres dealing with evasion
But campaign group says thousands of older people could rebel against the fee
Age UK criticised corporation's 'complex and confusing' ten-page letters detailing changes sent to the elderly

Aug 06 03:46

YouTube star Jake Paul's neighbors say they often hear 'mysterious explosions in the night' as it's revealed he has a $2M tax bill after FBI agents seized high powered weapons from his $6.9M LA mansion in connection to his mall riot arrest

Jake Paul's neighbors said Wednesday they hear 'mysterious explosions in the night' after the FBI seized multiple high-powered firearms from the YouTube star's Los Angeles mansion.

Aug 06 03:46

Do you have the mind of a genius? Tricky 15-question quiz reveals if you possess 'superior intelligence'

The 15 question quiz designed to test intelligence was created by Terry Stein
It was shared to PlayBuzz, with results revealing mental agility and intuitiveness
Those who score nine and above are predicted to 'probably' have an IQ over 151

Aug 06 03:40

Michelle Obama reveals she is suffering from 'low-grade depression' that she says has been triggered by Trump's 'hypocrisy', 'racial strife' and the stress of the pandemic

Former first lady Michelle Obama has admitted that she is 'dealing with some form of low-grade depression' because of the pandemic, racial strife — and the 'hypocrisy' of the Trump administration.

Aug 06 03:39

REVEALED: Paid NYPD informant drove protester who 'cut brake line on a police van' to look for targets and went with him to take reconnaissance photos of the Verrazzano Bridge after he said he wanted to destroy it

The Black Lives Matter protester who is charged with cutting the brake lines on a marked NYPD van made threats to attack the Verrazzanno Bridge and was caught with the assistance of a paid police informant, it has been revealed.

Aug 06 03:02

Lebanese port officials are put under house arrest over Russian businessman's abandoned ammonium nitrate which blew up Beirut: String of warnings were made over chemicals impounded six years ago as astonishing images show it stored at the dock's hangar 12

Lebanon has placed every official responsible for the security of Beirut's port for the last six years under house arrest as it investigates a massive explosion which has devastated the city.

Aug 06 02:46

Trump calls Black Lives Matter a 'Marxist group' and says NBA players taking a knee during the national anthem is 'disgraceful'

President Trump called Black Lives Matter a 'Marxist group', questioned its credibility and made fun of athletes for taking a knee in a rambling interview with Fox and Friends on Wednesday.

Aug 06 02:46

Silicon Valley investor sparks privilege backlash after advertising for 'best teacher in Bay Area' to create micro-school of seven kids in his backyard and promising a salary that will 'beat whatever they are getting paid'

A wealthy Silicon Valley angel investor is facing backlash over his privilege after he tried to create a 'microschool' in his backyard and looked for a teacher on Twitter offering a salary that will 'beat whatever they are getting paid'.

Aug 06 02:39

New Jersey woman, 25, is arrested after 'attacking recent liver transplant recipient, 54, in Staples store and breaking her leg' when she was asked to wear her pulled-down mask over her mouth

A New Jersey woman has been arrested for allegedly knocking down a liver transplant recipient and breaking her leg during a dispute over a face mask at a store.

Aug 06 02:39

Virginia mayor, 77, is urged to resign three months before his third term ends after 'racist' Facebook post where he joked Biden 'just announced Aunt Jemima' as his running mate

A Virginia mayor is being urged to quit after he joked on social media that Joe Biden had announced Aunt Jemima as his running mate for the November election.

August 5, 2020

Aug 05 23:20

BACK TO SCHOOL Kids have ‘near zero risk’ of getting Covid at school as11 have died from virus, study finds

KIDS have a "near zero" risk of catching coronavirus at school, a top expert has warned - as a fresh study will show 11 children have died from the virus in the UK.

Professor Russell Viner, president of the Royal College of Paediatricians, told the Sunday Times there was an "incredibly low" risk of kids getting the virus when they return to the classroom.

Aug 05 23:15

Twitter Follows Facebook, Deletes Trump Campaign Post Over COVID-19 "Misinformation"

Update (2052ET): Hours after Facebook nuked a clip of President Trump telling "Fox & Friends" that children are "almost immune" to COVID-19, Twitter has followed suit - reportedly locking the Trump campaign account and deleting the offending tweet, according to the Washington Post (which erroneously reported that Twitter had banned Trump's personal account).

Twitter spokesperson Liz Kelley told the Post that the tweet "is in violation of the Twitter Rules on COVID-19 misinformation. The account owner will be required to remove the Tweet before they can Tweet again."

As of this report, the tweet appears to have been removed from the @teamtrump timeline. It is unclear if the account can post once again.

Aug 05 22:00

Bridesmaid for Princess Diana was guest on Epstein island: Clemmie Hambro who took two trips on paedophile's private jet says 'I was young, naive and lucky to escape'

Clemmie Hambro revealed as guest on Jeffrey Epstein's private island
She also took two flights to Little St James on one of the paedophile’s jets
Travel logs were released as part of court proceedings for Ghislaine Maxwell

Aug 05 21:59

Susan Rice On Her Trump-Supporting Son: ‘I Love Him Dearly, And He Loves Me’

President Obama’s former UN Ambassador Susan Rice has a politically diverse household, including a Trump-supporting son who led the Stanford College Republicans.

Aug 05 21:53

Minneapolis Officials Prevent Putting The Dismantling Of The Police Department On Ballot As Opposition To ‘Defund Police’ Surges

A Minneapolis commission on Wednesday prevented the Democrat-controlled Minneapolis City Council’s amendment to dismantle the city’s police department from appearing on the ballot this November, saying that it needed more time to evaluate the proposal.

Aug 05 21:52

Cotton Ramps Up Efforts To Combat Communist China: Accepting Money From China ‘Should Be Criminalized’

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) told Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria” on Wednesday that the United States needs to fight back harder against the Chinese Communist Party’s intellectual property theft, and their attempts to influence things in the United States, by criminalizing taking money from China.

Aug 05 21:51

'Kindergarten Cop' scrapped from theater lineup following claim that it 'romanticizes over-policing'

An Oregon film organization has removed 90s action-comedy "Kindergarten Cop" from its schedule, following complaints over the movie's content including that it "romanticizes over-policing."

Aug 05 21:47

‘A Disturbing Trend’: GOP Congressman Asks DOJ To Investigate Alleged Anti-Catholic Vandalism

A Republican congressman formally asked the Department of Justice on Wednesday to investigate the recent spike of vandalism against Catholic churches and religious icons in the United States.

Aug 05 21:46

“Today, I sent a letter to AG Barr urging the DOJ to protect religious freedom & combat religious discrimination in the U.S. My letter comes after numerous reports of vandalism at Catholic churches across the nation, including an incident in Chattanooga,”

Twitter's head of legal, policy, trust and safety, Vijaya Gadde, told the Washington Post that her company is considering putting warning labels on tweets by public figures, including the president, that violate its rules.

Aug 05 21:43

Los Angeles to shut off utilities to homes and businesses that host unauthorized large gatherings

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (D) announced Wednesday night that by the end of the week, the city will start cutting off water and electric services to homes and businesses caught holding unauthorized large gatherings in violation of COVID-19 restrictions.

Aug 05 18:52

Moment small girl is found alive after spending 24 HOURS under the rubble in Beirut following the explosion at the city's port which left at least 135 dead and dozens still missing

This is the dramatic moment a small girl was found alive in Beirut after spending 24 hours under the rubble.
As a frantic hunt for missing people continued in the Lebanese capital tonight, footage emerged of rescue workers finding the child lodged between debris.

Aug 05 18:51

Trump sues Nevada over its decision to use mail-in votes for November election: President argues 'it's going to very safe' to vote in-person on Election Day

Donald Trump is suing Nevada over its decision to conduct November's election via mail, claiming Wednesday that the state does not have any signature verification to confirm the ballot isn't fraudulent even as the law outlines such a process.

Aug 05 18:43

New York Mag: Lawyers Who Threw Molotov At Police Are Actually Innocent Victims Of White Racism

New York Magazine ran a lengthy sob story on Tuesday painting Molotov cocktail-throwing lawyers Urooj Rahman and Colinford Mattis as innocent victims who got caught up in a momentary "lapse of judgement" and torched a police vehicle in the middle of a riot due to the "pain" of white racism and systemic oppression.

Aug 05 17:35

Oprah: Poor White People Still Have 'White Privilege'

Under the ideology of wokeness, the richest billionaires in the world can be "oppressed" by the poorest white people in Middle America with zero institutional power.

Aug 05 17:32

Leftist Robert Reich Opposes Affordable Housing Development in His Neighborhood

Former US Secretary of Labor Robert Reich is a champion of affordable housing -- just so long as it's not in his pricey Berkeley neighborhood.

Aug 05 16:51

Federal Government and Yale Are Holding Clinical Trials on How Best to ‘Persuade’ Americans to Take COVID-19 Vaccines

The Federal Government and Yale are currently holding clinical trials on how best to persuade Americans into taking the Fauci-Gates COVID-19 vaccines.

The study is published at the government website on clinical trials.

The options they are studying include shame and anger techniques:

Other: Control message
Other: Baseline message
Other: Personal freedom message
Other: Economic freedom message
Other: Self-interest message
Other: Community interest message
Other: Economic benefit message
Other: Guilt message
Other: Embarrassment message
Other: Anger message
Other: Trust in science message
Other: Not bravery message

Aug 05 14:04

Papers, Please : NYC to set up quarantine checkpoints at city borders ($10,000 fines!?)

Anyone caught breaking the quarantine could face a $10,000 fine. Individuals who refuse to fill out the New York State Department of Health travel form are subject to a $2,000 fine.

Aug 05 13:52

Leftist Effort to Revise American History

There is very little new under the sun. The monument and statue destruction that we are witnessing has been witnessed in other times and other places. A tyrant’s first battlefield is to rewrite history.

Aug 05 13:46

Breaking: Israel Bombed Beirut?

A confidential highly-informed Israeli source has told me that Israel caused the massive explosion at the Beirut port earlier today which killed over 100 and injured thousands. The bombing also virtually leveled the port itself and caused massive damage throughout the city.

Israel targeted a Hezbollah weapons depot at the port and planned to destroy it with an explosive device. Tragically, Israeli intelligence did not perform due diligence on their target. Thus they did not know (or if they did know, they didn’t care) that there were 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate stored in a next door warehouse. The explosion at the arms depot ignited the next door warehouse, causing the catastrophe that resulted.

It is, of course, unconscionable that Israeli agents did not determine everything about their target including what was in its immediate vicinity. The tragedy Israel has wreaked is a war crime of immense magnitude.

Aug 05 13:41

Zombies and Trolls - Vernon Coleman

International best-selling author, Dr Vernon Coleman MB ChB DSc FRSA, discusses hypocrisy, masks, loopholes, celebrities, cognitive dissonance and how trolls are made. He also includes 10 simple facts which demolish the coronavirus nonsense.
For more unbiased information about other important issues, please visit http://www.vernoncoleman.com The transcripts of the videos that YouTube banned are also on the website (click on the 'Health' button then see top of page)
Thank you for all your support and encouragement.
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Aug 05 13:40

P Is for Predator State: The Building Blocks of Tyranny from A to Z

Free speech, the right to protest, the right to challenge government wrongdoing, due process, a presumption of innocence, the right to self-defense, accountability and transparency in government, privacy, media, sovereignty, assembly, bodily integrity, representative government: all of these and more are casualties in the government’s war on the American people.

Aug 05 13:24

Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act

Anti-Second Amendment extremists are seeking to find ways to use administrative actions to attack our rights. Perhaps the most dangerous legislation when it comes to our Second Amendment rights isn’t the outright ban – it’s the laws that grant a lot of leeway to bureaucrats and appointed officials.

Aug 05 13:15

Ex-Israel MK declares Lebanon blast as 'gift from God'

Former Israeli Member of the Knesset Moshe Feiglin gleefully hailed yesterday’s devastating explosion in Beirut as a “gift” from God in time for the Jewish festival Tu B’Av.

Feiglin posted on Facebook that he thanked God that the deadly blast took place in Beirut, and claimed it was just in time for Tu B’Av, which is a festival of love, and in modern times has become a romantic Jewish holiday for dancing, handing out flowers and singing.

“Today is Tu B’Av, a day of joy, and a true and huge thank you to G-d and all the geniuses and heroes really (!) who organized for us this wonderful celebration in honor of the day of love.”

Aug 05 13:11

Crazy Boyfriends and Domestic Violence- More Self Defense Gun Stories

You didn't see this news covered by the mainstream media, but again this week, responsible gun owners defended themselves and the people they love.

Aug 05 13:08

Taiwan sends marines to reinforce South China Sea outpost amid reports China plans to practice invading it

Taiwan's military has sent a marine company to reinforce the garrison on a small outpost in the South China Sea amid reports that the People's Liberation Army was planning a simulated attack on the islets.

A military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the navy had sent a company of around 200 marines to reinforce the coastguards stationed on the Pratas Islands, which are known as the Dongsha Islands in Chinese.

"The marines left for the Pratas about a week ago and will remain there on a short-term rather than a long-term basis," the source said, adding the posting was in line with the military's off-site training operations.

Aug 05 13:07

De Blasio announces $10K fines, checkpoints for travelers flouting NYC quarantine

Out-of-state travelers could face up to $10,000 in fines if they break New York City’s two-week quarantine rule and checkpoints will be set up at entry points into the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday.

Currently, travelers from 35 high-risk infection states and Puerto Rico must quarantine for 14 days. Those flying into New York airports are also required to fill out a special travel form — or face a $2,000 fine.

The new crackdown includes random checkpoints at major bridge and tunnel crossings and up to $10,000 fines for those caught breaking quarantine.

“The idea is we don’t want to penalize people,” de Blasio said at his daily press briefing. “We want to educate them, we want to make sure they’re following the rules.”

He added, “The important thing is the checkpoints are going to send a very important message that this quarantine law is serious.”