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‘I’m A Pedophile’: Biden-Era USPS Chief in Mail-In Ballot Unit Arrested After Trying To Meet Teen Boy For Sex

Sun, 08/07/2022 - 21:00

Democrat Washington is literally Sodom and Gomorrah. These degenerates must be purged.

‘I’m A Pedophile’: Biden-Era USPS Chief in Mail-In Ballot Unit Arrested After Trying To Meet Teen Boy For Sex.

By Natalie Winters, The National Pulse, July 13, 2022:

A high-level U.S. Postal Service official appointed under President Joe Biden was caught during a child sex sting, admitting “I’m a pedophile” on camera.

Russell Rappel-Schmid, the Chief Data Officer for the U.S. Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), was caught in San Diego, California attempting to meet a 14-year-old boy for sex.

The PRC is responsible for overseeing the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) – which deals with mail-in ballots during election season – and Rappel-Schmid was tasked with running the commission’s data management and compliance with the OPEN Government Data Act.

While federal authorities have not yet confirmed the man in the video is Rappel-Schmid, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department announced that Rappel-Schmid was released from the city’s Central Jail early Tuesday morning after being arrested on Monday. His felony arraignment is set for next Monday.

Rappel-Schmid was reportedly in San Diego for a business conference when he allegedly tried to meet what he thought was a 14-year-old boy for sex. The People vs Predators group filmed the encounter, and Rappel-Schmid can be seen admitting “I’m a pedophile.”

Russell Rappel Schmid "I'm a pedophile"https://t.co/zgSD2lrjYT

— An Open Secret (@AnOpenSecret) July 13, 2022

In response to the video and criminal charges, the PRC terminated Rappel-Schmid from his position.

“The Postal Regulatory Commission has become aware of the recent arrest of one of our employees. Upon becoming aware of this information, the Commission has terminated this employee effective immediately. The Commission is shocked and horrified at these serious allegations and maintains a steadfast commitment to promptly deal with any claims of employee misconduct.”

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Rappel-Schmid’s profile has been removed from the agency’s website.

He joined the oversight body under President Joe Biden in May and previously served as the State of Alaska’s first chief data officer. Rappel-Schmid also worked at the USPS Office of Inspector General (USPS OIG) on the data analytics team and as an audit manager.

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RNA Vaccine Doctor And Biochemist: 29,790 Official Deaths Linked to Vaccine in VAERS Likely A Tiny Fraction of True Number

Sat, 08/06/2022 - 16:00

“The vaccines should be withdrawn.”

Watch on  Epcoh TV: Dr. Malone: 29,790 Official Deaths Linked to Vaccine in VAERS Likely a Tiny Fraction of True Number (Part 1)

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Researchers in China say they have developed ‘mind-reading’ artificial intelligence that can measure loyalty to the Chinese Communist Party

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 18:00

And this is who the Democrat party of treason serves and services.

I don’t believe this but I do believe it will be used to eliminate any opposition and dissidents.

Researchers in China claim they have developed ‘mind-reading’ artificial intelligence that can measure loyalty to the Chinese Communist Party, reports say

By: Hannah Towey, Business Insider, Jul 10, 2022:

Researchers at China’s Comprehensive National Science Center in Hefei claimed to have developed “mind-reading” artificial intelligence capable of measuring citizens’ loyalty to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), The Sunday Times UK first reported.

In a now-deleted video and article, the institute said the software could measure party members’ reactions to “thought and political education” by analyzing facial expressions and brain waves, according to The Times.

The results can then be used to “further solidify their confidence and determination to be grateful to the party, listen to the party, and follow the party,” the researchers said, per the report. The post was taken down following public outcry from Chinese citizens, according to a VOA article published Saturday.

Dr. Lance B. Eliot, an AI and machine learning expert, wrote in Forbes last week that without knowing the specifics of the research study, it’s impossible to prove the validity of the institute’s claims.

“This is certainly not the very first time that a brainwave scan capability was used on human subjects in a research effort,” he wrote. “That being said, using them to gauge loyalty to the CCP is not something you would find much focus on. When such AI is used for governmental control, a red line has been crossed.”

Late last year, the US Department of Commerce sanctioned several Chinese institutes for helping develop biotechnology including “purported brain-control weaponry,” as Insider previously reported.

The Chinese government has come under fire for using AI and facial recognition systems to track and control Uighurs, an ethnic minority group. Between 1 million and 3 million Uighurs have been detained by the Chinese Communist Party in “reeducation camps,” according to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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Former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Calls to Abolish Department of Education

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 17:00

Stating the obvious. It’s long overdue. The DoE is harming our children. They’ve long abandoned their mission in pursuit of the most sinister and nerfarious ends.

Former Trump Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Calls to Abolish Department of Education

By: Paul Boise, Breitbart News, 17 Jul 2022:

Betsy DeVos, who served as the U.S. Secretary of Education under former President Donald Trump, has called for the abolishment of the Department of Education.

Speaking at the “Moms for Liberty” summit, DeVos said the federal government should be removed from education, leaving it to state and local governments.

“I personally think the Department of Education should not exist,” said DeVos, promptinga loud standing ovation from members of the audience, according to Florida Phoenix.

Though DeVos acknowledged the good that teachers serve, including those in attendance at the summit, she blasted teachers unions as a “K-12 cartel.”

The summit largely focused on how conservatives could win majorities in local school board elections with an aim to empower parental rights. The group “Moms for Liberty” sprung about in Florida during the pandemic in opposition to children being forced to mask in schools. As the summit unfolded, various speakers instructed participants on how to select and promote conservatives in local school board elections while other workshops instructed parents on legal strategies when battling far-left agendas like “gender ideology, in our schools,” “social and emotional learning” and “restorative justice.”

During her tenure with the Trump administration, DeVos supported school choice but sparked criticism when she unveiled a federalized school choice plan, which opponents felt defeated the purpose of school choice.

“It’s wonderful that the Administration wants to advance school choice but a nationwide federal tax-credit scholarship program is the wrong way to do it,” said Lindsey Burke, director of the Heritage Foundation’s Center for Education Policy. “This could open the door for further education regulations down the road that neutralize the advantages of private education as well as impede future tax reform efforts.”

“Future administrations could use a federal tax-credit scholarship to require that schools adhere to certain admissions and accountability policies,” she added. “That would mean the federal government could further dictate testing, reporting, academic content, and even bathroom policies for all schools involved.”

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Biden has now sold SIX MILLION BARRELS of oil from Strategic Oil Reserves to Chinese Energy Firm Linked to Hunter Biden

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 16:24

On Saturday, the Geller Report brought you the news that Biden’s handlers sold nearly one million barrels of oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve to a CCP-owned oil company that is linked to Sinopec, a firm cofounded by Hunter Biden. But as always with the Biden “administration,” the real story is much, much worse than what was originally reported. This corrupt regime has sold off not just one million, but six million barrels of oil to China, at a time when Americans are suffering from skyrocketing gas prices and there is no relief in sight. This is, quite clearly, a criminal regime that has no interest in the well-being of the American people, and appears actively to want to harm us.

“‘Pretty Shameful’: Biden Admin Has Sold Nearly 6 Million Barrels Of Strategic Oil Reserves To China,” by Jack McEvoy, Daily Caller News Foundation, July 17, 2022:

The Biden administration sold nearly six million barrels of oil from its Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) since July 2021 to a Chinese state-run energy firm, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation review of Department of Energy (DOE) data.

From July 2021 until the end of June 2022, Biden’s energy department auctioned off 5.9 million barrels of strategic reserve oil to Unipec, the trading division of the Chinese state-owned Sinopec, in an effort to increase the supply of oil globally and drive down fuel costs in the U.S. that were exacerbated by the war in Ukraine and Biden’s climate policies. SPR oil is sold to the highest bidder, and some of the businesses entitled to make bids are American subsidiaries of foreign corporations like Unipec.

The DOE sold four million barrels to Unipec in the fall of 2021, almost six months before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, making over $252 million from the sale, according to the FY22 Emergency Drawdown No. 2 Successful Awards Report. Each barrel was sold on average for roughly $63, or over eight dollars less than the average price of oil per barrel that month.

“I think it takes a bad policy and makes it worse,” Ben Lieberman, a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, told the Daily Caller News Foundation.

“The idea of tapping into the Strategic Petroleum Reserve rather than maxing out on American drilling was foolish from the start, it’s like taking out a loan instead of going out and earning more money,” he continued….

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SMOKING GUN: Joe Biden Lied, Had Dozens of Meetings with Hunter Biden’s Business Partner

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 14:00

Is anyone going to enforce the law in this lawless rogue regime?

Hunter Biden laptop shows meetings with Joe, business partner

Overwhelming Evidence: Joe Biden Lied, Had Dozens of Meetings with Hunter Biden’s Business Partner

By Matt Margolis, PJ Media, July 17, 2022:

Joe Biden has repeatedly denied having any knowledge of his son’s business dealings or ever speaking to him about them. Yet over the years, evidence has surfaced that suggests Biden was a key power player in Hunter’s schemes.

Now, according to Hunter Biden’s personal calendar, which was found on his abandoned laptop, we know that between 2008 and 2016, Hunter met with his dad at least 30 times at the White House or the vice president’s residence after returning home from overseas business trips. As The New York Post notes, these meetings “raise questions about whether Hunter was relaying messages to his father on behalf of foreign clients, and cast new doubt on the president’s repeated denials that he had any role in his son’s shady overseas business dealings.”

Further incriminating Joe Biden is the fact that Eric Schwerin, the president of Hunter Biden’s investment company Rosemont Seneca Partners, was “named as a calendar invite recipient on 21 of 30 listed meetings, with a green check frequently indicating his confirmed receipt of the invite for meetings with the vice president.”

Previously released visitor logs from the Obama administration indicate that Schwerin visited the White House 19 times between 2009 and 2015.

During the 2020 presidential campaign, Biden also denied having any knowledge of Hunter’s dealings with Ukrainian energy company Burisma, which gave Hunter an $83,333-per-month position on their board, despite his having zero experience in the energy sector, while his father was the Obama administration’s point man on Ukraine. Yet, in 2019, a photo was leaked showing the Bidens golfing with Hunter’s fellow Burisma board member Devon Archer. White House visitor logs also show that Devon Archer and Chris Heinz, both co-founders of Rosemont Seneca, visited the White House in 2009 and 2011.

Documents reviewed by Just the News and the Government Accountability Institute earlier this year also showed that Joe Biden was very much financially involved with Hunter and even allowed his son to pay some of his bills. And emails and text messages show that Joe Biden’s involvement included “diverting one of his tax refunds to his son, rubbing elbows with [Hunter’s] foreign clients and even directly referring a friend who wanted to ‘do some work’ with his son.”

Joe Biden was often referred to as “Pop,” the “big guy,” and “my chairman” in certain delicate communications, and these communications show that Biden looked to Hunter and Schwerin to help expand his wealth after leaving the vice presidency in 2017.

“Hardly a day goes by without another revelation about how intimately involved Joe Biden was with his son Hunter Biden’s corrupt foreign business dealings. The fact that Joe was in meetings with senior foreign leaders on behalf of Hunter and his business associates while Vice President further proves that Joe has been lying to the American people,” Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) told the New York Post. Stefanik has promised to investigate Hunter Biden should Republicans win back the House in November.

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Law Firm Forces Out Own Lawyers Who Won Supreme Gun Case

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 13:00

There is a reckoning coming. These fascists are pushing Americans too far.

Law firm forces out own lawyers who won Supreme gun case

‘We were given a stark choice’

By Art Moore, WND, June 27, 2022:

Two lawyers who successfully argued the landmark Supreme Court case affirming a constitutional right to be armed outside the home have been forced out of their Washington, D.C., law firm.

Amid pressure from clients and other attorneys at the firm, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, no longer will handle Second Amendment cases, Politico reported.

Former Solicitor General Paul Clement and Erin Murphy, who argued successfully before the Supreme Court in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen, said they had to resign.

“We were given a stark choice: either withdraw from ongoing representations or withdraw from the firm,” Clement said in a statement reported by Politico.

“Anyone who knows us and our views regarding professional responsibility and client loyalty knows there was only one course open to us: We could not abandon ongoing representations just because a client’s position is unpopular in some circles.”

Kirkland spokesman Jon Ballis told Politico he hoped the firm could continue to work with the two attorneys on matters not related to guns.

The announcement of the dropping of gun cases and the resignations took place on the day the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to strike down New York’s law requiring anyone who wishes to obtain a concealed-carry permits to demonstrate a “proper purpose” to have weapons outside the home.

Politico noted that one decade ago, Clement left Atlanta-based King & Spalding after the firm distanced itself from Clement’s work to preserve the Defense of Marriage Act. Signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996, DOMA defined marriage as the union of one man and one woman and allowed individual states not to recognize same-sex marriages recognized by other states.

At the time, Clement explained: “I resign out of the firmly held belief that a representation should not be abandoned because the client’s legal position is extremely unpopular in certain quarters. Defending unpopular clients is what lawyers do.” The Supreme Court overturned DOMA in 2013 in a 5-4 ruling.

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Judge Blocks Biden’s LGBTQ Guidance that Allows Transgender in Girls’ Sports and Bathroom Access

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 12:00

Pushback. Finally.

Judge Blocks Biden’s LGBTQ Guidance that Allows Transgender in Girls’ Sports and Bathroom Access
By Jim Hoft, July 17, 2022:

A Trump-appointed judge in Tennessee temporarily blocked Biden’s woke LGBTQ policy on Friday, including transgender workers and students to use gender-appropriate bathrooms, and participate in sports teams, Reuters reported.

U.S. District Judge Charles Atchley Jr. ruled in favor of the 20 state attorneys general who sued the Biden administration saying the directives infringe on states’ freedom to establish laws governing transgender.

The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Knoxville by Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery last August and was joined by Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, and West Virginia.

In the ruling, Judge Atchley prohibited the federal agencies from enforcing the orders issued by the Biden regime regarding the treatment of LGBTQ people.

More from Reuters:

A coalition of 20 Republican attorneys general brought a lawsuit last year against the federal government, noting that they stood to lose significant federal funding as the Biden directives were in conflict with their own state laws.

Atchley agreed with that, writing in his order that the states “cannot continue regulating pursuant to their state laws while simultaneously complying with Defendants’ guidance.”

Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor, one of the plaintiffs, said in a written statement on Saturday that Atchley’s order “is a major victory for women’s sports and for the privacy and safety of girls and women in their school bathrooms and locker rooms.”

The Justice Department, the Department of Education and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission are named as defendants in the lawsuit. None immediately replied to requests for comment on Saturday. The three had earlier requested that Atchley dismiss the states’ lawsuit, a motion the judge denied in his Friday ruling.

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Abortion Activists Scramble to Maintain Control of Narrative in Illegal Immigrant Child Rape Case

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 11:00

You may have heard of the story about a 10-year-old girl caught up in the aftermath of the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

After all, the President thundered about this matter from the White House podium.

Impregnated by a family member, she was forced to leave her state to get an abortion, despite the fact that she had a commonsense reason for one.

At first, it seemed as if the story was not true.

There seemed to be no investigation of the rape. The Governor of Ohio’s office said it knew nothing about any investigation of this matter.

The Ohio State Attorney General’s office also said it knew nothing.

Journalist Jesse Watters contacted all the abortion clinics in Ohio. None of them had any useful information.

“No one even knows anything about it. Local media outlets aren’t even alerting the public. There’s a monster on the loose and from what we can find, no local newspaper or TV station picked up the story. The only source for this entire story is Dr. Caitlin Bernard, the abortion doctor in Indiana.”

Dr. Bernard became strangely camera shy.

“”I have no information to share about this.”” – Dr. Caitlin Bernard

But then it turned out to be true — with a twist.

Gershon Fuentes, 27, an undocumented immigrant has been arrested and charged.

Court records don’t specify whether or how the suspect knew the girl. The prosecutor’s office declined to comment on the case, and the police department did not respond to a request for additional details”

This Spanish news report of the mother defending Fuentes strongly suggests he was a friend of the family.

Moreover, Franklin County where the family lives is a sanctuary for illegal immigrants.

Apparently the cover-up took place because the perpetrator is an illegal alien.

Common sense would lead one to believe the family did not want widespread publicity about this incident.

But Dr. Caitlin Bernard began discussing this outlier  case with the IndyStar on July 1, 2022.

From there, the story became an argument for reinstating Roe v. Wade. And it still is, with headlines such as: “Fox News hosts scramble to find new narrative on 10-year-old’s rape and abortion

It is almost as if they resent journalists doing their job by looking into this story that was foisted upon the public and scrutinize its main actors, an abortion activist doctor and the rapist himself.

 

Indiana AG Investigating Doctor Who Treated 10-Year-Old Rape Victim, Threatening Prosecution and Loss of Medical License

Indiana AG Investigating Doctor Who Treated 10-Year-Old Rape Victim, Threatening Prosecution and Loss of Medical License

Attorney General Todd Rokita (R-IN) announced an official investigation into Dr. Caitlin Bernard, the doctor who treated a 10-year-old Ohio girl who sought an abortion after being impregnated by a rapist, threatening the doctor with potential criminal prosecution, loss of her medical license, and violations of HIPAA.

The heartbreaking story of the girl’s rape and pregnancy went viral this month, swept up in the partisan tensions in the aftermath of the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturned Roe v. Wade. The newly-triggered Ohio abortion law that came into effect after the court ruling restricted abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, often around six weeks of pregnancy, and Bernard had told the Indianapolis Star that the girl had traveled to Indiana because she was unable to get an abortion in Ohio.

Numerous conservative commentators were loudly skeptical about the story — some even going so far as to call it “fake” — before it was confirmed by the Columbus Dispatch on Wednesday.

According to local police, on June 22, the girl’s mother reported the rape and pregnancy to officials with Franklin County Children Services, who then notified law enforcement. Gerson Fuentes, a 27-year-old illegal immigrant from Guatemala, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with raping the girl, a felony of the first degree in Ohio. Police say Fuentes confessed to raping the girl at least twice. He was held in the county jail until the judge imposed a $2 million bond and he was released with an order to stay away from the alleged victim and her family.

Rokita was a guest on Jesse Watters Primetime Wednesday evening, telling the show’s host that his office was actively pursing an investigation into Bernard.

“We’re gathering the information, we’re gathering the evidence as we speak and we’re going to fight this to the end — including looking at her licensure, if she failed to report” the child’s abuse, Rokita declared.

Rokita criticized the political aspect of the media coverage, blaming the “Marxists and socialists and those in the White House who want lawlessness at the border” for the girl’s rape. “This girl was politicized, politicized for the gain of killing more babies,” he said. “That was the goal.”

“This abortion activist,” he continued, meaning Barnard, was “out there front and center” along with “the lame stream media” and “fake news.”

“Unfortunately in Indiana,” Rokita said, “the paper of record is fake news,” presumably referring to the Indy Star, although this was hours after the Dispatch article had confirmed the Star’s reporting. “And they were right there jumping in on all of this, thinking that it was going to be great for their abortionist movement when this girl has been so brutalized.”

Watters called the story a “tragedy” and asked Rokita to “keep us posted what is going on with this abortion doctor and whether or not she is going to face any scrutiny.”

“I’m not letting it go,” Rokita replied.

He made good on that Thursday, issuing a statement declaring an investigation into Barnard with potential criminal prosecution, action against her license to practice medicine, and a potential HIPAA violation:

Aside from the horror caused here by illegal immigration, we are investigating this situation and are waiting for the relevant documents to prove if the abortion and/or the abuse were reported, as Dr. Caitlin Bernard had requirements to do both under Indiana law. The failure to do so constitutes a crime in Indiana, and her behavior could also affect her licensure. Additionally, if a HIPAA violation did occur, that may affect next steps as well. I will not relent in the pursuit of the truth.

Rokita also sent a letter to Gov. Eric Holcomb (R-IN) requesting his assistance in getting information from state agencies about Barnard and the 10-year-old girl.

To be clear, as shown in Fuentes’ court records and other reporting by the Dispatch and Mediaite’s sister site, Law & Crime, here is the timeline of events (all dates are this year):

May 12: Fuentes allegedly sexually assaults the girl.

June 22: The girl’s mother reports her daughter’s rape and pregnancy to officials at Franklin County Children Services, who notify law enforcement, and a police report with this date is generated.

June 30: The girl has an abortion in Indiana.

July 1: The Indianapolis Star story is published.

July 6: The girl identifies Fuentes as her rapist, according to the probable cause affidavit filed by Columbus Police to obtain a warrant for Fuentes.

July 12: Fuentes is arrested and a buccal swab taken to compare his DNA to the evidence gathered from the girl’s abortion. Fuentes is taken to the Columbus police station, where he is interviewed and confesses to raping the girl at least twice, according to the police.

In other words, at the time the girl had the abortion in Indiana, it was just over one week after her mother had already reported the rape and pregnancy to the county children services agency and the police had been notified and begun their investigation. Rokita is accusing Barnard of failing to report a crime that had already been reported. 

The 1o-year-old girl, the mother who reported the crime, and the alleged rapist Fuentes all reside within Franklin County, and that is also the location where the alleged rape occurred. The appropriate law enforcement agency was therefore the local police who did in fact investigate, obtain a warrant, and arrest Fuentes.

Rokita is calling for his state government to aggressively investigate a doctor — with the threat of criminal prosecution and loss of her medical license — for an alleged crime over which his state has no jurisdiction and that was already reported to the correct police agency and under criminal investigation that did in fact result in an arrest.

Regarding HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act regulates the privacy of “Protected Health Information” (PHI) in personal medical records that can be used to identify someone who sought medical treatment. Barnard disclosed no identifying details about the girl other than her age (but not her exact birthdate, the type of data expressly mentioned by HIPAA) and the alleged crime against her, rebuffing aggressive requests from multiple media outlets across the country.

To further illustrate the point, Barnard’s refusal to identify in what town the girl lived or provide any other information about her was cited by many of the commentators who sought to cast doubt on the story, and none of them were able to identify any additional details about the girl or her alleged rapist until the Dispatch article on Wednesday.

The fact that not one of these critics were able to identify the girl or confirm any more of the story, despite their own self-declared “investigations,” presents an uphill climb for the argument that the girl’s privacy was violated, much less that the specific statutory requirements for showing a HIPAA violation have been met.

 

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LEFT’S WAR ON WOMEN: Lia Thomas Nominated by University of Pennsylvania for NCAA ‘Woman of the Year’ Award

Sun, 07/17/2022 - 21:30

There is a real war on women and it’s by feminists and the left. THIS is the real war on women. They’re stripping us of everything that is uniquely ours. Women are being robbed of every good thing in our lives. First and foremost – motherhood, our greatest joy and source of happiness. Our marital rights are being stripped, masculinity is rendered ‘toxic’ (trust me that hurts women), romance has been demonized, and femininity has been rendered politically incorrect (ie Victoria’s Secret killing their own brand).

Young women are being robbed of the greatest gifts life has to offer. And they don’t know it. But they’re unhappy and they don’t know why.

Lia Thomas nominated by University of Pennsylvania for NCAA ‘Woman of the Year’ award

The NCAA award for which former University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas is in place to recognize ‘female student-athletes’

By Adam Sabes | Fox News July 16, 2022:

The University of Pennsylvania nominated swimmer Lia Thomas for the NCAA “Woman of the Year” award.

According to an announcement from the NCAA, the University of Pennsylvania nominated the transgender athlete for the award, which recognizes female student-athletes.

“Established in 1991, the award recognizes female student-athletes who have exhausted their eligibility and distinguished themselves in their community, in athletics and in academics throughout their college careers,” the NCAA nomination page reads.

NCAA member schools “are encouraged to celebrate their top graduating female student-athletes by nominating them for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award,” the announcement reads.

University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas and Kentucky swimmer Riley Gaines react after finishing tied for 5th in the 200 Freestyle finals at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships on March 18th, 2022 at the McAuley Aquatic Center in Atlanta Georgia.

University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas and Kentucky swimmer Riley Gaines react after finishing tied for 5th in the 200 Freestyle finals at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships on March 18th, 2022 at the McAuley Aquatic Center in Atlanta Georgia. (Rich von Biberstein/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

After member schools make their nominations, their conference can then select up to two nominees.

Thomas, a former swimmer at the University of Pennsylvania, won the 500-yard freestyle event at the 2022 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships Thursday.

Her participation in college women’s swimming has brought on a national debate, with some saying that she has an unfair advantage over other athletes.

Pennsylvania’s Lia Thomas waits for a preliminary heat in the Women’s NCAA 500 meter freestyle swimming championship start Thursday, March 17, 2022, in at Georgia Tech in Atlanta.

Pennsylvania’s Lia Thomas waits for a preliminary heat in the Women’s NCAA 500 meter freestyle swimming championship start Thursday, March 17, 2022, in at Georgia Tech in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Riley Gaines, a swimmer at the University of Kentucky who tied with Lia Thomas for fifth place at the NCAA swimming championships, said that a majority of females aren’t okay with the trajectory of female sports.

“The majority of us female athletes, or females in general, really, are not okay with this, and they’re not okay with the trajectory of this and how this is going and how it could end up in a few years,” Gaines said on the “Unmuted with Marsha” podcast with Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.

She was referring to the NCAA’s refusal to change the rules in order to protect competitiveness in female sports.

The University of Pennsylvania also nominated Iuliia Bryzgalova for the award, who plays tennis at the school.

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Hate Group Southern Poverty Law Center Helping Out with the Jan. 6 Witch Hunt

Sun, 07/17/2022 - 21:00

The Jan. 6 Stalinist show trial is a naked attempt to demonize and ultimately criminalize legitimate political opposition in the United States, and so it comes as no surprise that the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), one of the Left’s premier, well-heeled, and most ruthless attack dogs, would be involved. Politico recently revealed that this hateful and sinister fascist organization is “providing testimony and research to the Jan. 6 select committee.” This help from the SPLC, Politico notes, has been “part of under-the-radar help investigators have received from outside groups and experts.” Under the radar? Of course. Those who have something to hide never do their work out in the open.

Politico, which is as much of the Leftist establishment as the SPLC itself, describes this gang of thugs as “a legal advocacy organization.” This is tantamount to calling the Ku Klux Klan a “racial justice organization.” The real business of the SPLC is to smear legitimate conservative individuals and groups by labeling them as purveyors of “hate” and lumping them in with the likes of the KKK and neo-Nazis. Its name-calling and defamation would be just more of the same bilge that comes daily from the Left were it not for the fact that the social media giants and numerous other major corporations still take the massively discredited SPLC seriously and use its smear pieces as a guide to shun and deplatform various dissenters from the Leftist agenda.

So the SPLC is the perfect organization for the Jan. 6 Committee to work with, right? Absolutely. Michael Lieberman, a senior policy counsel on hate and extremism (that is, a senior policy counsel on those who dare to oppose the Left) at the SPLC, revealed that “over the past few months, our SPLC analysts have met with Jan. 6 Select Committee staff and submitted nearly 40 pages of written testimony and research to document the involvement of extremists in the planning and preparation for the insurrection.”

There is no telling what is in this “testimony and research,” but given the fact that there was no insurrection – no leader, no plan, no weapons, nothing – it must be quite imaginative. Lieberman adds: “Our work has helped to document coordination between Trump, his allies and two extremist groups we’ve tracked for years.” This is exactly how the original Stalinist show trials worked: find some innocuous connection between two targeted individuals or groups, and exaggerate it into a conspiracy that threatens the very life of the nation.

Back in April, Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) offered a succinct summary of some of what’s wrong with the SPLC while questioning SPLC litigation director Nancy Abudu, whom Biden’s handlers nominated to be a Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. When Abudu told him she had started working for this sinister group in February 2019, Hawley got right to the point:

2019 was the year the SPLC paid 3.4 million dollars in response to defamation lawsuits. 2019 was the year that Charity Watch gave your organization an F rating. The SPLC has been labeled by the left-wing policy journal Current Affairs as an outright fraud that uses willful deception designed to scare liberals into writing checks. The progressive journalist Alexander Cockburn said this about SPLC: “I regard it, the Southern Poverty Law Center, collectively as one of the greatest frauds in American life.” Liberal death penalty abolitionist Stephen Bright refused to accept an award named after the founder of the SPLC, saying in his words, “The SPLC has long been run by a con man and a fraud.” That’s from a Harpers magazine article. Also in 2019, SPLC employees told the press, “We were part of a con and we knew it.” That’s in a New Yorker article, not exactly a right-wing journal.

The SPLC, while targeting individuals and groups it smears as “hate groups” and their leaders, is the real hate group. In 2012, a man named Floyd Corkins stormed the offices of the Family Research Council (FRC), intending to kill the entire staff; Corkins later admitted that he had targeted the FRC because the SPLC had tarred it as a “hate group.” The FRC’s Jessica Prol Smith wrote in USA Today in August 2019: “For years, former employees revealed, local journalists reported and commentators have lamented: The Southern Poverty Law Center is not what it claims to be. Not a pure-hearted, clear-headed legal advocate for the vulnerable, but rather an obscenely wealthy marketing scheme. For years, the left-wing interest group has used its ‘hate group’ list to promote the fiction that violent neo-Nazis and Christian nonprofits peacefully promoting orthodox beliefs about marriage and sex are indistinguishable. Sometimes, it has apologized to public figures it has smeared, and it recently paid out millions to settle a threatened defamation lawsuit.”

The SPLC’s Mark Potok said in 2008: “We see this political struggle. We’re not trying to change anybody’s mind. We’re trying to wreck the groups. We’re trying to destroy them. Not to send them to prison unfairly or to take their free speech rights away, but as a political matter to destroy them.” Since the Jan. 6 Committee is also in the business of destroying the lives of people whose actual crime, if any, amounts essentially to trespassing in an attempt to silence all dissent from the Left’s line in America, it’s easy to see why the Committee and the SPLC would work so well together.

Robert Spencer is the director of Jihad Watch and a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. He is author of 25 books including many bestsellers, such as The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades)The Truth About Muhammad and The History of Jihad. His latest book is The Critical Qur’an. Follow him on Twitter here. Like him on Facebook here. 

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Under Biden’s New ‘ONLINE SIGN-UP FOR ASYLUM,’ Illegal Immigrants Will Flock To US Airports

Sun, 07/17/2022 - 20:00

Norming treason.The country is being run into the ground by a fraudulent, lawless regime.

Under new ‘online sign-up for asylum,’ illegal immigrants could flock to US airports: GOP senator

Biden administration “not only doesn’t want to stop illegal immigration, they’re trying to accelerate this,” said Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.). “They’re not working to stop it. They’re working to make it more efficient.”

By: Nicholas Ballasy, Just The News, July 16, 2022:

Oklahoma Republican Sen. James Lankford is warning that the Biden administration’s forthcoming online asylum system will lead to illegal immigrants showing up at airports around the country, worsening the migration crisis.

Lankford said he discovered the plan for the new asylum system during his meetings with Biden administration officials this week.

“They’re in the process of designing a new system for asylum, and in their new system for asylum, it is an online sign-up for asylum that you could sign up for asylum from anywhere in the world,” Lankford said during a news conference with a group of Republican senators who visited the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas on Friday. “And then not only cross the border illegally and request asylum and be able to come right in, but you could literally come to any airport in America and make the same claim coming from anywhere in the world.

“It is clear this administration not only doesn’t want to stop illegal immigration, they’re trying to accelerate this. They’re not working to stop it. They’re working to make it more efficient.”

Lankford said many Americans think the border situation is not a crisis anymore because it’s not in the headlines as much as other issues.

“I surprise them by saying, actually, the highest number of illegal crossings ever in the history of our country have happened the last four months in a row,” he said. “And they just say I had no idea because no one’s choosing to tell the story of what’s happening in America right now.”

Over the years, American ranchers with property along the U.S.-Mexico border, such as John Ladd, have called for more barriers to protect open areas of the border from illegal crossings.

Ladd said many of the migrants he’s seen entering the U.S. illegally through his property are young men, and only about 30% of them are caught by the Border Patrol.

“These people cannot turn themselves in, they will be deported,” Cochise County (Ariz.) Sheriff Mark Dannels said. “These are the bad people. We’re dealing with the worst of the worst.”

President Biden halted the construction of more barriers at the border through an executive order when he took office.

Republican Sens. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and John Hoeven North Dakota said adding physical barriers at open parts of the border would cut back on illegal activity.

“We authorized and appropriated funding for a barrier, for a wall, it is partially built, and the money is sitting there, and the wall parts, the technology, all the things, they’re just sitting there,” said Johnson. “They’re not even using the money or the inventory they have to build the wall.”

Johnson, former chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, said he saw dead bodies floating in the Rio Grande during his previous trip to the border.

Hoeven told reporters that the border is not secure, despite what Biden administration officials have been claiming publicly. The U.S. Border Patrol now estimates that migrants arriving at the border are from 150 different countries, he noted.

“This isn’t just Central America, or South America or even Cuba — 150 different countries, and we don’t even know who they are,” he said.

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LEAKED EMAIL: DOJ Are EXTORTING Testimonies Out of Their Witnesses

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 14:30

Soviet style persecution. Joe McCarthy was right.

LEAKED EMAIL Sent to The Gateway Pundit from The Unselect Committee to January 6th Defendant!! Proof the Committee and the DOJ Are EXTORTING Testimonies Out of Their Witnesses! LIZ CHENEY IS SHAMELESS!!

By Cara Castronuova, The Gateway Pundit, July 13, 2022:

The desperate Unselect Committee is using unethical if not possibly illegal measures to secure favorable witness testimonies from persecuted January 6th Defendants that have pled guilty, such as their witness Stephen Ayres that testified yesterday.

Liz Cheney alleged that Trump personally reached out to a witness who has not yet testified. The truth is the JANUARY 6TH COMMITTEE IS REACHING OUT TO DEFENDANTS TO TESTIFY BEFORE THEIR SENTENCING! How is this legal?

This email below was released to The Gateway Pundit by a January 6th Defendant that pled guilty but is awaiting sentencing. It was sent to the defendant by James Sasso, Investigative Counsel for “The Unselect Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on The United States Capitol”. See the email here:


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President of the Islamic Cultural Center: “All of Europe – inshallah – will be Muslim. So, have children!”

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 14:00

They can say it with impunity but if we repeat it or print it or increase awareness, we are condemned, smeared, libeled, destroyed as “racists” (Islam is not a race) and anti-muslim-islamophobic-bigots.

Brussels: Capital of Europe or Eurabia?

By Giulio Meotti, July 10, 2022:

While Lieven Verstraete, an acclaimed Belgian journalist who hosts the program, “De Zevende Dag” (“The Seventh Day”), was recently interviewing two members of the Green Party, he raised the issue of immigration and called Brussels “the perfect example of a city whose neighborhoods are conquered one by one by newcomers”.
Newcomers? Conquered?
“How?” replied Nadia Naji, a politician of Molenbeek’s Green party.
“Well,” Verstraete, visibly uncomfortable, tried to explain, “more and more people with immigrant origins come to live there and claim their place. Do you feel Belgian in Molenbeek?”
A few hours after the broadcast, he apologized.
“In twenty years”, the French newspaper Le Figaro predicted about Brussels, “the European capital will be Muslim”.
“Almost a third of the population of Brussels already is Muslim”, stated Olivier Servais, a sociologist at the University of Louvain. “Practitioners of Islam, due to their high birth rate, should be the majority ‘in fifteen-twenty years’. Since 2001, Mohamed has been the most popular name among babies in Brussels”.
Verstraete had told the truth — but, as is said, in the time of universal deception, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
“Molenbeek would love to be forgotten, because it is the very example of the failure of the multicultural society, which remains an untouchable dogma in Belgium”, wrote Alain Destexhe, an honorary Senator in Belgium and former Secretary General of Doctors Without Borders. He was talking about the case of Conner Rousseau, president of Vooruit, the Flemish socialist party, who recently told Humo magazine, “When I drive around Molenbeek, I do not feel [as if I am] in Belgium”.
“I no longer dare to walk hand in hand with a man in Molenbeek”, Gilles Verstraeten, a gay parliamentarian, confessed.
“[I]n the Brussels region as a whole”, Destexhe noted, “only a quarter of Belgians are of Belgian origin, 39 per cent of Belgians are of foreign origin and 35 per cent are foreigners.”
“Molenbeek is in fact only the tip of the iceberg of the progressive Islamization in all the major Belgian cities. Islam is increasingly visible in the public space of Molenbeek, and in the month of Ramadan almost all the shops and restaurants in the city are closed during the day. In many neighborhoods, women are no longer able to dress however they want or go out at night, and homosexuals have no right of citizenship. There are, however, hardly any voices to worry about this development, as if French-speaking Belgium, anesthetized in unison by the multicultural media, had resigned itself”.
It is true not just Brussels. Antwerp, the country’s second-largest city, is now 25% Muslim. Another parliamentarian, Herman de Croo , revealed that 78% of Antwerp’s children aged 1-6 are foreigners.
The former Brussels Secretary of State Bianca Debaets recently said, “there are too many areas where it is difficult for women and homosexuals to walk”.
The Chief Rabbi of Brussels, Albert Guigui, was attacked by a group of Arabs. They insulted him, spat on him and kicked him. Since then, Guigui has not worn his skullcap in public.
No Jew lives in the Gare du Nord district anymore. “There are hardly any Jews left in this neighborhood,” remarked Michel Laub, founder of the Museum of Deportation in Malines. “Yet this part of Schaerbeek near the Gare du Nord was once an important Jewish quarter.”
For women, too, Brussels has become dangerous. “The Belgian political-media elites have surrendered in the face of the spread of Islamic fundamentalism”, Fadila Maaroufi, a Belgian-Moroccan social worker and founder of the Observatory of Fundamentalisms in Brussels, told the French magazine Marianne.
“I grew up in a Moroccan family in a neighborhood near Molenbeek. In the 1980s, it was still quite cosmopolitan. Then, little by little, we saw the native Belgians leaving. I witnessed the rise of Islam, my sisters veiled while my parents wore flared pants. I myself have come under pressure, including from my family. It had become inconceivable that I did not veil myself …. When I tried to alert public authorities and associations, I found myself facing a wall. There have been attacks in Paris and attacks in Brussels, yet I had the feeling that we still did not grasp the extent of the problem”.
In such an environment, freedom of expression also finds itself in dramatic retreat.
Belgian student associations protested the arrival in the capital of the publisher of satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo, “Riss”, who survived a 2015 Islamist massacre in the paper’s office.
The Filigranes bookshop in Brussels, the largest in the country, canceled a meeting with the journalist Éric Zemmour for “security reasons”.
Demonstrations against Zemmour had been planned and a group, “Collective Against Islamophobia”, had filed a complaint. The Hergé Museum took back its tribute to Charlie Hebdo by censoring itself. An exhibition that had been planned was canceled “for security reasons”.
“Today the Muslim Brotherhood, spearhead of political Islam and of the insidious soft Islamisation of Western societies, continues its lobbying and blame games with its imaginary Trojan horse: Islamophobia”, wrote a Belgian MEP, Assita Kanko, who fled Burkina Faso to look for freedom in Europe.
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Soros-Backed LA DA Gascon Kills ‘Lifer Unit,’ Will No Longer Let Victims Know When Their Assaulters Are up for Parole

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 12:44

Head of the Democrat criminal syndicate, Nazi collaborator George Soros’ AG strategy was designed for this very purpose. Freeing criminals and slaughtering Americans.

Related: WATCH: DISTRAUGHT Parents of Murdered Police Officer Blame Soros DA Gascon, Demand Recall, ‘He’s Destroyed So Many Lives’

*Graphic* Villain Who Deliberately Ran Down Mother and Infant Gets 5 Months In Juvie Camp Under Soros-Backed LA DA Gascon

Nazi collaborator George Soros to fight prosecutor recalls, elect more liberal DAs

EXCLUSIVE: Gascon Kills ‘Lifer Unit,’ Will No Longer Let Victims Know When Their Assaulters Are up for Parole

By: Bob Hoge, RedState, July 14, 2022:

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon is continuing his one-man assault on the city, and according to our sources, he has now decided that victims and families of victims of violent crimes should no longer be notified when the convict comes up for parole. They should just read it in the newspaper like everyone else.I never bought Gascon’s “progressive” prosecution arguments and his equity-based reforms, but he shows his true colors with this latest move: He loves criminals, and hates their victims. There is no other conclusion that can be drawn from this decision.

We have learned that Gascon has pulled the plug on the “Lifer Unit,” the group of deputy district attorneys charged with notifying victims of crime or relatives of victims (VNOK, or “victim’s next of kin”) of their victimizer’s parole hearings.

A Twitter user who wishes to remain anonymous posted the following Tuesday:

Leaked email from LA DA George Gascon’s office. Credit: Twitter

 

Two sources have confirmed that the leaked email came from a member of the Lifer Unit.

Although information on the LA Lifer Hearing Unit is sparse, the San Diego District Attorney’s office explains the idea thusly:

Convicted defendants sentenced to indeterminate prison terms of life with the possibility of parole have a right to a parole hearing. These inmates will not be released unless parole is granted at the hearing. The [San Diego] Lifer Hearing Unit was formed in 1995 to ensure that victims of violent crime are given a chance to be heard at these proceedings, and to help prevent improvident grants of parole.

In other words, should someone close to you get murdered, and the killer sentenced to prison, you should be informed when the perp is up for parole, and you should be allowed to attend the hearing to make a victim impact statement. Not so in George Gascon’s world.

Deputy District Attorney Marc Debbault, who is also President Emeritus of the LA County Association of Deputy District Attorneys, responded to the move on Facebook Tuesday:

Former prosecutor and child advocate Kathleen Cady responded to Debbault:

Gascon is violating the California Constitution again. Victims have an absolute right to be notified of parole hearings (Cal Constitution Art I, Section 28((b)(15)). …

His administration then froze out DDAs access to state prison records so victims are not prepared for what they might hear during the parole hearing. Iniguez [Gascon’s chief of staff who was recently busted for public intoxication], has instructed DDAs [deputy DAs] and VSRs [Victim Services Representatives] that they can not refer victims to pro bono attorneys who stand ready to assist them. Now, he will not even assist with notifying victims that a defendant is up for parole.  Many of these defendants had been sentenced to hundreds of years to life or Life Without the Possibility of Parole so victims didn’t register for notification because they didn’t believe a parole hearing would ever occur… [emphasis mine]

Gascon laid the groundwork by establishing a new “Resentencing Unit” in April 2021, which drastically lowered the bar to receive parole. Many more convicts received parole hearings—and were released—as a result. Now he takes the time to punish the victims of all those crimes. Cady explains:

They will not have an opportunity to appear and speak at the parole hearing or ask for parole conditions – like he shouldn’t be paroled in my neighborhood. Gascon must go. Victim’s Rights Matter.

The mood in Gascon’s office is, quite simply, fearful. We spoke to more than one Deputy District Attorney, and they did not want to be quoted even anonymously. Suffice it to say, they live in terror of the DA’s petty but vicious retributions against those who don’t march to his directives.

We did find out, however, that the plan is to not only stop letting families of victims know when a con might be up for parole, but also to also stop anyone from notifying the original prosecutors either. The purpose: to let as many hardened criminals out onto the street as possible, as quickly as possible. If you have to sit through objections from prosecutors and impact statements from victims’ families, it just slows the process down.

It sounds like a diabolical plot from a Netflix movie. But it’s happening in the real world.

Dennis P. Zine was willing to speak with us, however. He’s a former LAPD Supervisor and spent 12 years on the LA City Council. He wrote in a text:

Yes, it’s all part of Gascon’s plan to turn Los Angeles into a place welcoming all types of crimes. Murder, Robbery, Burglary, Smash and Grab and GTA [Grand Theft Auto] to name just a few. If Gascon is not recalled[,] crime will continue and only get worse.

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UNRWA inciting violence with U.S. funding , study shows

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 12:00

The Biden Administration renewed U.S funding to UNRWA, despite it’s horrific record of inciting violence against Israelis. And Israeli President Hertzog is going to award Biden Israel’s Presidential Medal of Honor, citing Biden’s “decades-long support and friendship towards Israel and its people, and his commitment to Israel’s security.”  Absolutely horrible. Call your member of congress, and demand that all U.S aid to Palestinian organizations is stopped.

Correction: upon further review, it appears Sari Bashi has never once condemned antisemitism & on the contrary only cares about what “is not antisemitism.” https://t.co/T4oU5lcOYg

Also appears she urged US to fund UNRWA's teachers who call to murder Jews. https://t.co/CXKrnUyont

— Hillel Neuer (@HillelNeuer) July 7, 2022

UNRWA inciting violence with U.S. funding , study shows

By YNet, July 12, 2022

IMPACT-se study of learning material published by the UN body shows includes inciting violence and is anti-Semitism; appears in school books distributed in dozens of schools despite earlier commitments, crossing what U.S. envoy says are ‘red lines’

A new IMPACT-se study which analyzed hundreds of pages of the new United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) school books, shows the agency continues to incite violence as well erase Israel’s existence from maps.

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Biden called on to meet US child terror victim’s family while in Israel, demand extradition of terrorist

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 11:00

That’s not going to happen. Hamas associate Ahlam Tamimi helped plan a suicide bombing at a Jerusalem restaurant that killed 15 and injured 130. Two Americans were among the people killed. Tamimi was sentenced to 16 life sentences for helping to plan this terror attack, which included surveilling targets and escorting the bomber to the restaurant. Sadly, Tamimi was released in 2011 as part of the Gilad Shalit prisoner swap. Today, Tamimi takes refuge in Jordan, and is glorified as a national hero. What a travesty.

The United States should demand Tamimi’s extradition from Jordan, so that she is finally brought to justice. Don’t expect this to happen under the Biden Administration. Watch below.

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— This Ongoing War (@ThisOngoingWar) July 1, 2022

Terrorist Ahlam Tamimi is responsible for killing 15 people in Jerusalem in 2001 by planning suicide bombing, has been protected by Jordanian gov, since then she’s a famous media personality & considered a hero. #JusticeforMalkiRoth #HoldJordanAccountable #HandOverAhlamTamimi pic.twitter.com/CiDfXJb0jV

— Sarai (Sarah Idan) Miss Iraq (@RealSarahIdan) July 12, 2022

Related – White House Sends $500 Million to Palestinians Despite Terror Salaries

Biden Called On to Meet US Child Terror Victim’s Family, Demand Extradition of Terrorist

By United States, July 12, 2022

“We have a burning sense that injustice in the wake of our child’s murder is winning,” said Arnold and Frimet Roth, parents of terror victim Malki Roth.

By Pesach Benson, United with Israel

In a years-long quest for justice, the parents of an American-Israeli girl killed in a 2001 Palestinian terror attack are pressing for a meeting with visiting U.S. President Joe Biden, in the hope of forcing Jordan to extradite the woman convicted of masterminding the attack.

Malki Roth, 15, was killed when Palestinian suicide bomber Izz al-Din Shuheil al-Masri blew himself up inside a crowded Sbarro’s pizza restaurant in downtown Jerusalem. The bombing, on August 9, 2001, killed 15 and injured another 130. Seven of the fatalities were children.

 

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Jihad Jew-Hating Reps. Omar and Tlaib among Democrats tied to group with alleged links to Hamas slaying

Wed, 07/13/2022 - 22:00

America’s Nazi party.

Reps. Omar and Tlaib among Democrats tied to group with alleged links to Hamas slaying

By Andrew Kerr, Investigative Reporter | The Washington Examiner | July 13, 2022 :

At least eight Democratic members of Congress share close ties to a nonprofit group that is now subject to discovery in a landmark federal civil lawsuit that seeks to hold the group financially liable for the terrorist slaying of an American teenager in 1996.

David Boim was 17 when members of Hamas, a designated Foreign Terrorist Organization, shot and killed him at a bus stop in the West Bank in 1996. Boim’s parents successfully sued a network of American-based Palestinian nonprofit groups in federal court for financing the terrorists that killed their son, and a federal judge ultimately awarded the family a $156 million judgment under the Anti-Terrorism Act following a jury trial in 2004.

But the groups never paid up. Shortly after the judgment was levied, the groups claimed they were bankrupt and went out of business. One of the groups, the Holy Land Foundation, had its monetary assets seized by the United States, and five of its leaders were sentenced to decades in prison in 2008 for providing material support to Hamas.

That’s where American Muslims for Palestine, an Illinois-based nonprofit group that has since developed close ties with influential Democratic lawmakers such as Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MN), came into play, the Boim family alleged in a follow-up lawsuit filed in federal court in 2017.

AMP and its fiscal sponsor, Americans for Justice in Palestine Educational Foundation, together are the alter egos of two of the shuttered groups that were found liable for the killing of Boim, the Boim family’s 2017 lawsuit alleged.

AMP shared the same core leadership, carried out the same organizational purpose, and operated in the same manner as the two now-defunct groups, the American Muslim Society and the Islamic Association for Palestine, the lawsuit alleged.

“In every meaningful respect, AMP/AJP is nothing more than a disguised continuance of IAP/AMS — stripped of the burden of the Boim Judgement and the ignominy of having been found liable for aiding and abetting the murder of an American teenager,” the Boims’ 2017 lawsuit stated. “AMP/AJP are the alter egos and successors of IAP/AMS, and are therefore liable for the unpaid portion of the Boim Judgement.”

After languishing in the federal court system for five years, the Boim family’s lawsuit has just recently entered discovery following rulings by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in August 2021 and by a federal district court in Illinois in May 2022. The case is on track to be heard before a federal jury before the end of 2023.

“We are very pleased that the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recognized the validity of our alter ego theory and that the District Court has now denied the defendants’ motions to dismiss, opening the door for us to take the necessary discovery to prove that the current defendants are essentially the same organizations as their predecessors, operating under different names,” Boim family attorney Daniel Schlessinger told the Washington Examiner.

As the Boim lawsuit stalled in federal court, AMP massively expanded its pro-Palestine lobbying activities in the halls of Congress, developed close ties with influential Democratic lawmakers, and earned a reputation as one of the most influential groups in the anti-Israel boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement.

Tlaib has been AMP’s most prolific supporter in Congress, having appeared at at least four events hosted by the group since the start of her first term in the House in 2019.

The Michigan Democrat was AMP’s guest of honor during an April 2021 livestream event where the lawmaker praised the group for its work in Congress shifting the Overton window on the Israel-Palestine conflict.

“Just a few years ago, it would have been unthinkable to have 12 members of the United States Congress refer to Israeli occupation as colonialism, so have no doubt that the needle on the Palestinian human rights is moving,” Tlaib said during the AMP event.

Months later, in September 2021, Tlaib accepted an award from AMP’s affiliated nonprofit lobbying group for her “courageous advocacy for Palestinian liberation and self-determination.”

Moments before Tlaib accepted the award, AMP Executive Director Osama Abuirshaid praised Tlaib for delivering a “riveting and passionate speech” in the House a week prior against a $1 billion proposal to help Israel defend itself against Hamas rocket attacks.

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Two and 3-Year-Old Kids With Seizures Is “The New Normal”

Wed, 07/13/2022 - 21:11

ONLY vaxxed kids. The only thing these kids have in common is that they were given the COVID vaccine just days earlier (two to five days earlier).

This is the new normal. Like the new ‘Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.’

Data Proves ‘Sudden Adult Death Syndrome’ Fiction Is Death by Covid Vaccination

Two and 3-year-old kids with seizures is “the new normal”

I’m getting multiple reports from my nurse friends about kids 2 and 3 years old having seizures. It is ONLY happening on vaccinated kids, and symptoms start 2 to 5 days after the COVID vaccine.

By: Steve Kirsch, July 5, 2022:

Doctors are mystified by a rash of seizures, rashes, etc. happening to 2 and 3-year-old kids.

The only thing these kids have in common is that they were given the COVID vaccine just days earlier (two to five days earlier).

The doctors cannot figure out what is causing the seizures (since it couldn’t be the vaccine since those are safe and effective). The medical staff is not permitted to talk about the cases to the press or on social media or they will be fired.

One nurse posted something to the effect of “how is this legal????” I had to paraphrase to protect the poster.

This is why you are hearing these reports from me. They can’t fire me.

There is nothing on the mainstream media about this since the nurses and doctors aren’t allowed to talk about it.

This will all come out some day, but for now, everyone is keeping quiet about it and the doctors are instructed to convince the parents that it isn’t vaccine related and that they are the only ones having the problem.

Because that’s how science works.

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Will The U.S. Fall Just As Rome Did?

Wed, 07/13/2022 - 21:10

We have crossed the Rubicon.

Will The U.S. Fall Just As Rome Did?

By: Spencer Klavan, The Federalist, July 12, 2022:

When will we — or did we — pass the point of no return? Should we expect our own Julius Caesar? Rome’s example can furnish some guidance.

When exactly was Rome’s republic doomed? That ancient question has a special urgency now, as our American republic seems to be flirting with its own downfall. When will we — or did we — pass the point of no return? Maybe Rome’s example can furnish some guidance.

By the time Julius Caesar rose to prominence in Rome, the republic was so warped that few informed observers expected it to last the century. Rome’s borders had exploded outward during the 200s and 100s B.C. Legislators had devised a plan to distribute newly acquired land more or less equally among the citizenry, making room for an expanding population and a healthy middle class. But wealthy patricians, exploiting loopholes in the system, sucked up vast tracts and cultivated them with imported slave labor. Soldiers who fought to capture new territory found themselves dispossessed of it upon their return home.

Eventually a charismatic nobleman, Tiberius Gracchus, gave eloquent voice to the common people’s discontent, earning election as their official representative — a tribune of the plebs. In “Life of Gracchus,” the biographer Plutarch attributes to Tiberius a memorable policy speech in which he lamented that “men who fight and die for Italy enjoy shared access to air and sunlight—but nothing else.” His proposed solution was a land redistribution scheme, which met with furious opposition from those who stood to lose property.

Debates Settled by Sword

In hot pursuit of his aims and convinced of their virtue, Tiberius bent the rules of Roman politics almost to the breaking point. He ejected a fellow tribune from office and ran for what was probably an illegal second term as tribune. Things turned violent in the summer of 133 B.C., when Tiberius was clubbed to death by his senatorial detractors in a riot over the reelection campaign.

Until then, it had been understood that debates were not to be settled at sword-point. “There was no civil slaughter in Rome until Tiberius Gracchus became the first victim,” writes the Greek historian Appian in “Civil Wars.” Looking back, Tiberius’s death seemed like the beginning of the end. His brother Gaius proposed still more aggressive land reforms, which amounted, in the words of the great historian Theodor Mommsen in “History of Rome,” to “nothing other than an entirely new constitution.” When Gaius died in another political melee, a true crisis was underway.

The old constitutional system was hemorrhaging public trust, yet proposals for a new one only seemed to make things worse. Attempts to reimpose order through unilateral rule, most notably by the general Lucius Cornelius Sulla, ended in more bloodshed and recrimination. By the 50s B.C., bribery and threats of violence were standard electoral operating procedures. Corruption, always a feature of republican politics, became its essence. “Intelligent men,” wrote Plutarch in “Life of Caesar,” “would be happy if nothing worse than a monarchy resulted from this deranged state of affairs.” In the chaos, it was clear that a daring statesman — if he combined the popularity of a Gracchus with the military ruthlessness of a Sulla — stood a chance of seizing total control.

Rise of Julius Caesar

That statesman was Julius Caesar. As governor of the Gallic provinces, Caesar was granted authority by appointment to wage war in the regions north and west of a little stream called the Rubicon. Up there, for nearly ten years, he performed spectacular feats of domination and amassed an unstoppable fighting force. Then, in the winter of 49 B.C., the conquering hero returned to seek election as consul, the city’s highest office. He brought his army with him.

It was a severe breach of Roman law for anyone but an elected magistrate to lead military operations in Italy proper. But that is what Caesar now threatened to do, in part because his only remaining rival, Pompey the Great, stood at the head of his own army. The senate, acting collectively as a rather feckless middleman in this standoff between two giants, demanded that Caesar dismiss his troops before entering Italy and face trial for prior breaches of protocol. Caesar suspected this was a ruse designed by Pompey to strip him of his power — as he put it to his soldiers, “Pompey had been led astray by Caesar’s enemies through envy.” When negotiations collapsed, Caesar gathered his troops and marched across the Rubicon.

It is at this point that Caesar is supposed to have quoted the Greek playwright Menander: anerriphthō kubos, “let the die be cast.” Or, in the more famous Latin version recorded by the imperial court historian Suetonius in “Lives of the Caesars,” iacta alea est. The dice are rolled, and the rest is up to fate. But Caesar himself left behind no written record of any such momentous proclamation. The Rubicon moment only took on its quasi-legendary status years later, after Pompey lost the war and Caesar was named “dictator for life.” His heir Octavian would still have to fight another civil war to become Rome’s first emperor. But in retrospect, it came to look as if that one fateful river crossing sealed Rome’s fate.

Destined to Decay?

Did it? Or was the fall already foreordained long before Caesar? To many ancient philosophers, it seemed that governments inevitably declined and passed away in a process called anacyclosis — the cycle of regimes. This was a tragic view of life, informed as much by playwrights like Aeschylus as by historians like Herodotus. These observers saw arrogance and self-interest as fatal human flaws that consigned even the greatest civilizations to eventual replacement. “Everything that exists falls victim to decadence and change,” wrote the historian Polybius inHistories,” his comprehensive account of anacyclosis.

Both Rome’s republic and ours were intended to forestall such decay by balancing the strengths and weaknesses of the three basic forms of government — monarchy, aristocracy, and democracy — against one another. An executive (for us, the president) leads his country as a monarch might, especially in times of war. Yet his power is restrained by a chosen few, the legislators, who are in turn accountable to the people — theoretically.

Our Oligarchs Bidding for Control?

But republics have their own vulnerabilities, one of which is despotic ambition among the rich and powerful. As Machiavelli observed, the “corrupt and insolent behavior” of those “undertaking to retain power” can be fatal to a republic’s legitimacy. When state authority becomes a mere pretext for class hierarchy, as the Gracchi suggested it had in Rome, the system starts to look like a sham.

Some would argue that this is exactly our situation. The ideological capture of major corporations and media outlets, the relentless exportation of American jobs and importation of foreign labor, the pretextual use of Covid-19 to transform election procedures, leaving them highly vulnerable to fraud — all these trends, and others besides, indicate that our elites are making a bid for oligarchic control.

Perhaps Donald Trump, then, was a kind of Gracchus — giving voice to justified populist frustration, encountering relentless subversion by entrenched state actors, then getting both implicated and defeated in a disastrous season of politics by riot. If so, then is our Caesar next? “We think we’re in a democracy; we’re actually in an oligarchy,” said the provocative theorist Curtis Yarvin recently. “The only thing that you’re left with, if you don’t like the way this oligarchy is trending, is…monarchy.”

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