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DOJ's top national security official RESIGNS in the wake of bombshell revelations the department secretly seized cell phone data from Democrats and reporters
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
43 Shot During Weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Chicago
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/14/2021 09:57 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [72 views] Top|| File under:

#1 

A good site for Chicago Shooting data
Posted by: NN2N1 || 06/14/2021 10:33 Comments || Top||

#2  46 shot, 5 dead
Posted by: Chuck Snerelet4039 || 06/14/2021 16:48 Comments || Top||


Texas boy, 9, accidentally shot by father during alleged road rage incident
[NYPOST] A 9-year-old Houston boy is at death's door after he was mistakenly shot in the chest by his father who had pulled out his gun during a road-rage incident, authorities said.

The boy was in a car being driven by his dad around 11 p.m. Friday in the Fifth Ward when the man believed he was being followed by another vehicle and brandished the weapon, ABC News reported.
Meth paranoia? Happy Father's Day!
Once they arrived home, the father tried to put his gun back into its holster, but it accidentally went off and struck the child in the chest, authorities said.

The child was rushed by his father to the hospital, where he was at death's door but expected to survive, police said.

No charges are expected to be filed against the father, who is cooperating with the investigation, the outlet reported.
Posted by: Fred || 06/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [155 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Apparently the only law in Texas concerning stupidity is Darwin's Law.
Posted by: Mercutio || 06/14/2021 7:18 Comments || Top||

#2  There is more to this. I don't even see how this was physically possible.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 06/14/2021 9:21 Comments || Top||

#3  11pm, Friday night, in the fifth ward.
Posted by: ed in texas || 06/14/2021 11:13 Comments || Top||

#4  11pm, friday night, in the fifth ward.
Are you sure it wasn't the kid's gun?
Posted by: ed in texas || 06/14/2021 11:14 Comments || Top||

#5  I have never seen one "accidentally" go off. Had to have had his finger on the triger.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 06/14/2021 16:38 Comments || Top||

#6  That kid, God grant him a long life, is never riding with his dad again.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/14/2021 17:28 Comments || Top||

#7  Fifth Ward Hard, or, Father's Day in... sorry, cheap shot.

"Yo, take the wheel, sonny, it's show time...
I'll learn 'em who's b[ang]... gotta go time!
Oh shit, you been hit?
I don't like that one bit,
So hold this and you'll be out in no time!"
Posted by: Jeremiah de Medici9220 || 06/14/2021 19:14 Comments || Top||

#8  Also, dammit, nobody tells me nothin'...

Farewell and adieu to you, Burt's,
A onetime Houstonian blurts,
Who, though not a native,
Ate many a plate of
Your worst. We'd moved on... but it hurts.
Posted by: Jeremiah de Medici9220 || 06/14/2021 19:22 Comments || Top||

#9  Once they arrived home, the father tried to put his gun back into its holster
So it wasn't during the road rage incident, but after
Posted by: CrazyFool || 06/14/2021 20:18 Comments || Top||


Two dead, 19 wounded in weekend of heavy gun violence in NYC
[NYPOST] At least two men were killed and 19 people maimed in shootings in the Big Apple this weekend, as gun violence continues to skyrocket with no end in sight, police said.

The weekend’s first fatal shooting came shortly before 6 a.m. Saturday in the South Bronx, where police responding to the scene found a 30-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the back lying on the ground.

The man was taken to Lincoln Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
He's dead, Jim!
Hours later, another man was rubbed out in the borough after bullets rang out outside a church in Morrisania.

The 41-year-old man, identified by sources as Vaughn Flanders, was bumped off in broad daylight Saturday outside St. Anthony of Padua Church at East 166th Street and Prospect Ave., cops said.

Posted by: Fred || 06/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [125 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Gosh, there's that evil genius Mr. Gun Violence up to his old tricks again. Can't someone arrest Gun Violence? He really must be stopped.
Posted by: Percy Dingle2849 || 06/14/2021 2:07 Comments || Top||

#2  No descriptions. Funny that
Posted by: Frank G || 06/14/2021 6:59 Comments || Top||

#3 

Given its a city of 18 million, the 2/19 record is normal for any Left Leaning city where Citizens are disarmed, but criminals are not by Gun Control Laws.

BTW:
FBI (2019) *
Data Avg. Murders per day 3.4 per 100,000 / 365 days
18M /100k x 3.4 /365 =1.676 per day x 2 = 3.2+ murders per weekend average .

* Hey DOJ/FBI 6+ months and still waiting on 2020 crime data


Interesting to data note:
There are less 12k Police Officers on the NYC streets at any time (3 shifts and weekends = 36K police force total). So with a criminal element number of say 1% (180K)and only 8,200 serious arrests made in 2020.

Using a National average of 1 arrest per every 8 serious crimes committed.

So who owns the streets of NYC? "NYPD Reported" Crimes /a>.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 06/14/2021 7:15 Comments || Top||

#4  Meh. Chicago 6/11-6/13 weekend - 4 killed, 47 wounded.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 06/14/2021 9:16 Comments || Top||

#5  Meh. Chicago 6/11-6/13 weekend - 4 killed, 47 wounded. How many MIA?
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 06/14/2021 14:02 Comments || Top||

#6  Have we got a horse race going on in blue cities Chicago and NYC?
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/14/2021 16:43 Comments || Top||

#7  Loving that #1 comment.

"F--- all this white noise! Break the silence
That smothers blue Democrat islands!
Give voice to your grief:
Fire a salute for a thief!
Say his name!" "Um... Guntavious Violence?"
Posted by: Jeremiah de Medici9220 || 06/14/2021 23:58 Comments || Top||


-Obits-
Ned Beatty, who shot to fame in Deliverance and was nominated Oscar-nominated for Network, dies of natural causes at 83 in his LA home
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [130 views] Top|| File under:

#1 

Another Very Good Actor passes away.

Note: He was extremely busy in the entertainment industry, and never needed to, or wanted to go Political to enhance his Acting career.

How many of you remember him playing a Holy-Roller Colonel role on MASH?
Posted by: NN2N1 || 06/14/2021 6:24 Comments || Top||

#2  He was an evil Senator in Shooter
Posted by: Frank G || 06/14/2021 7:02 Comments || Top||

#3  Beatty could play a believable part on either side of the line. I always liked him as nearly burnt-out, marriage disillusioned but still wary detective Stan Bolander in Homicide: Life on the Street.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/14/2021 15:28 Comments || Top||

#4  Really liked his roll in 1941 where he takes on a Japanese sub with an antiaircraft gun after having to "reverse engineer" the loading and firing process.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 06/14/2021 18:35 Comments || Top||


-Great Cultural Revolution
Allen & Co. guest list confirmed
[IdMtnExpress] After a year off, Allen & Co.’s Sun Valley conference is set to return to the valley July 6-11, bringing with it some of the world’s most famous billionaires and business tycoons.

Tech titans this year include Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, Apple’s Tim Cook, Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, according to a report by Variety magazine.

On the entertainment front, Discovery’s David Zaslav, Disney CEO Bob Chapek, Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts, Warner Media CEO Jason Kilar, ViacomCBS’s Shari Redstone and Netflix’s Ted Sarandos and Reid Hastings are expected to touch down in Sun Valley.Notable political figures on the guest list include former Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, former Secretary of State James Baker and Admiral William McRaven, former commander of the U.S. Special Forces.

Boston Red Sox owner John Henry, Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula, Patriots owner Bob Kraft, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell also received invites. So did producer Vince Gilligan, actress Candice Bergen and TV personalities Diane Sawyer, Anderson Cooper, Van Jones and Gayle King.

Those not on the list this year include Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and billionaire entrepreneur Peter Thiel.

Airport officials said last week that they expect the event—as usual—to generate significant private jet activity on the tarmac.

"This will be on the heels of the July Fourth holiday, so we’re expecting a very busy few weeks of activity," airport Manager Chris Pomeroy said.
Posted by: 746 || 06/14/2021 09:58 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [62 views] Top|| File under:


So @TeamYouTube is shutting down dissenting Biology PhDs & MDs!!
[Twitter]
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [245 views] Top|| File under:

#1  (oh shoot, meant to post for tomorrow).

Anyway, y'all get the point.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/13/2021 16:28 Comments || Top||

#2  Wikipedia:

Eric Ross Weinstein (born October 26, 1965)[2] is an American cultural commentator. He is the managing director of Thiel Capital.[1][3]

Weinstein received his PhD in mathematical physics from Harvard University in 1992 under the supervision of Raoul Bott.[4][5][6] In his dissertation, Extension of Self-Dual Yang-Mills Equations Across the Eighth Dimension, Weinstein showed that the self-dual Yang–Mills equations were not really peculiar to dimension four and admitted generalizations to higher dimensions.[7]

Weinstein left academia after stints at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. More than 20 years later, in 2013, he announced a potential unified theory of physics. At the invitation of mathematician Marcus du Sautoy, Weinstein described the theory at a colloquium, Geometric Unity, in May 2013 at the University of Oxford's Clarendon Laboratory.[8] Physicists expressed skepticism about the theory.[8][9] Joseph Conlon of Oxford stated that some of the predicted particles would already have been detected in existing accelerators such as the Large Hadron Collider.[8] Science writer Jennifer Ouellette criticized the colloquium in a blog for Scientific American, arguing that experts could not properly evaluate Weinstein's ideas because there was no published paper.[10]

Eight years passed until Weinstein released a draft paper of Geometric Unity on April 1, 2021. The paper qualifies that the author "is not a physicist" but an "entertainer", and it has received strong criticism from the scientific community, including having "no visible impact" and having "gaps both mathematical and physical in origin that jeopardize Geometric Unity as a well-defined theory, much less one that is a candidate for a theory of everything."[11]


Incidentally, his younger brother is the Progressive evolutionary biologist who was driven out of Evergreen State College in 2017 for objecting to white students and faculty being requested to participate in off-campus anti-racism training during the annual Day of Absence protest, instead of continuing the tradition of carrying on as usual while minority members took the day off to highlight their contributions.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/13/2021 17:15 Comments || Top||

#3  OK. I meant to link to the discussion of this at "hack" news.

I don't know who Weinstein was interviewing on his youtube channel; I'm guessing from context they had an MD or biology degree.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/13/2021 17:30 Comments || Top||

#4  Here it is: link. Which has the following comment:

Bret (Eric's brother, biology PhD) had a 2h long conversation with Pierre Kory (MD) and it was taken down by YT. One of the things they talked was the recommendations of WHO and other organisations to focus on supportive care only (supporting the patient while their organism fights the disease by itself). They insist on not using other treatments outside clinical trials. The argument that running experiments would cost lives doesn't seem coherent. It's not like we have this 100+ yrs practice of dealing with SARS-CoV-2 epidemic with well established protocols. What if we're clinging to a suboptimal strategy?

Which I guess answers the question of who the Biologist was.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/13/2021 17:35 Comments || Top||

#5  BTW, the thread has links now to vimeo and bitchute versions of the video.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/13/2021 17:57 Comments || Top||

#6  moved
Posted by: Frank G || 06/13/2021 18:39 Comments || Top||

#7  But can any of these PhDs and MDs code in JAVA?
Posted by: Large and Company9026 || 06/14/2021 2:15 Comments || Top||

#8  So Eric Weinstein has a PhD in Physics, runs a hedge fund for Peter Thiel, and is destribed at Wikipedia as a "Cultural Commentor?" Why not a mathematician or a businessman or physicist who also comments on culture?
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/14/2021 12:48 Comments || Top||

#9  re #7: Why would any of them have to code in Indonesia?
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 06/14/2021 12:56 Comments || Top||


-Short Attention Span Theater-
Illinois chemical plant explosion sparks massive fire
[FoxNews] Residents evacuate after a chemical plant explosion in Rockton, Illinois.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/14/2021 11:52 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [50 views] Top|| File under:


-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Japanese government will probe the activities of US tech giants, Apple and Google
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 06/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [39 views] Top|| File under:


-Land of the Free
Critical Race Theory: These states are already cracking down on the controversial concept
We’ve been getting the information in bits and pieces. Here it all is in one place.
[FoxNews] Nearly half of all states in the U.S. are taking measures to ban CRT from their public schools.

Critical Race Theory is a controversial philosophy — a progressive idea that proponents say can increase racial equity and which critics describe as Marxist, anti-American and neo-racist.

It’s either "a way of understanding how American racism has shaped public policy, or a divisive
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [151 views] Top|| File under:

#1  It's "The Bell Curve" geniuses.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/14/2021 0:44 Comments || Top||

#2  Michigan Pennsylvania Ohio Florida Arizona Georgia -- all resisting this horseshit.

Tell me how we lost the 2020 POTUS election, again?

I mean, how the election result was achieved by something other than fraud and chicanery?


Posted by: Heriberto Hupemp5491 || 06/14/2021 2:04 Comments || Top||

#3  Crypto-lefty jackwagon that he now is, George Will got it right when he commented years ago that in schools, the three Rs are now Racism, Reproduction and Recycling.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/14/2021 6:49 Comments || Top||

#4  Tell me how we lost the 2020 POTUS election, again?
I estimate that elections for school board members, etc. are far harder to fix due to the vast number of them in the US every year. Perhaps even beyond the means of George Soros, who is able to fix local prosecutor elections so elegantly.
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 06/14/2021 13:54 Comments || Top||

#5  I think #2 poster meant, if Republicans are numerous enough in state legislatures and governors' mansions to pass anti-CRT laws, how did they let all the fraud happen in Detroit Atlanta Philly Milwaukee Phoenix etc?
Posted by: Ebbailet Grundy9996 || 06/14/2021 14:15 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Minister El Mostapha Ramid Resigns from Morocco's Justice and Development Party
[ENGLISH.AAWSAT] Morocco’s minister of state for human rights
...not to be confused with individual rights, mind you...
published a post on his official Facebook page on Saturday in response to rumors about his resignation from the ruling Justice and Development Party (PJD).

El Mustapha Ramid addressed his party members and expressed gratitude for their trust in him over the past years.

He said he has been absent from the recent party meetings and activities due to health reasons and "other reasons that do not need to be mentioned."

His post has been interpreted as a resignation from the party.

"I appreciate the importance of what we have all accomplished to serve the society and the state," Ramid added, hoping the party would succeed in achieving reform.

His post was published after Alyaoum24 news website reported his resignation on Friday, a few months before upcoming legislative elections, scheduled for September. Ramid neither confirmed nor denied the news.
Posted by: Fred || 06/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [30 views] Top|| File under:


Arabia
Saudi Shopping Malls Open Only to Vaccinated People from August
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 06/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [46 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Saudi Arabia

#1  only recently opened to unaccompanied women. progress!
Posted by: Retard Strength || 06/14/2021 9:00 Comments || Top||


Britain
Spy countermeasures WERE behind mystery phone jamming at the G7: White House admits sessions on China took place in a 'more secure format' after first blaming spotty cell service in Cornwall
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Reporters and aides experienced problems with phone service and Internet while world leaders gathered in Cornwall

  • The White House first blamed poor connections in 'beautiful coastal spots'

  • But when pressed, an official acknowledged security measures

  • The White House indicated it was controlled by the 'host country' - Britain

  • Some sessions were conducted 'in a more secure format'

  • Leaders huddled over ransomware attacks, Chinese human rights, China labor practices, the origins of the coronavirus, and G7 vaccine efforts
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/14/2021 09:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [87 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1 
IF CCP Intel is 1/2 as good as we feel.
The Cell phone spying is at best minor bkgrd chatter.

The CCP likely has its share of G-7's leaders or key staff humping CCP spies and/or $$$$ for info already.

Less we forget the US Congressman “Eric Swalwell on the House Intelligence Committee was "enjoying the rice pudding" Chinese spy Fang Fang (aka Christine Fang) offered him along with a handful of US congressman and few Big City Mayors. All (D's) btw.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 06/14/2021 10:27 Comments || Top||

#2  If its being phoned in, then why the gathering?

Oh yeah, can't phone in an endzone dance.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/14/2021 12:56 Comments || Top||

#3  Why don't they just meet in a large shower room with all the water flowing. I saw this in the movie "The Death of Stalin".
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 06/14/2021 13:46 Comments || Top||


Caribbean-Latin America
Nicaraguan police arrested another opposition leader
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 06/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [53 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Where are all the NE Dems who supported Danny and his Sandalnista Marxists. Remember? "Ooooh he wears cool aviator glasses!"
Posted by: Frank G || 06/14/2021 8:42 Comments || Top||

#2  Nicaragua HAS an opposition??
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 06/14/2021 13:59 Comments || Top||


China-Japan-Koreas
'Leaking' Chinese nuclear power plant 'could spark disaster': American intelligence warns reactor has been pumping out radioactive gas for two weeks... but Beijing insists everything is normal
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • French energy firm that co-owns Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in southern China warned US intelligence two weeks ago that it was leaking radioactive gas

  • America has reviewed the situation and concluded it could turn into a disaster

  • But they believe situation is not yet at 'crisis level' and it may still be resolved

  • Chinese state firm which owns plant insisted Sunday that everything is 'normal'
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/14/2021 09:36 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [241 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  If it was happening in the US, the greenies would be demanding all reactors permanently shut down immediately and summary executions. But it's China, Jake. (crickets...)
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/14/2021 10:02 Comments || Top||

#2  normal - just like the 2020 election
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/14/2021 10:12 Comments || Top||

#3  Isn't it racist to point out that its Chinese nuclear reactors?
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/14/2021 10:34 Comments || Top||

#4  Why is American intelligence warning them at all?
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/14/2021 10:35 Comments || Top||

#5  Why is American intelligence warning them at all?

It isn't for China's benefit. It is to alert the rest of the world publicly.
Posted by: DarthVader || 06/14/2021 10:53 Comments || Top||

#6  It is normal... For this reactor.
Posted by: ed in texas || 06/14/2021 11:09 Comments || Top||

#7 
Posted by: Sluse Grealet9429 || 06/14/2021 11:19 Comments || Top||

#8  If it's downstream of Three Gorges, there's a simple solution.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 06/14/2021 11:40 Comments || Top||

#9  ^ I like your thinking and believe we need to implement it.
Posted by: DarthVader || 06/14/2021 12:28 Comments || Top||

#10  not near three gorges

its near the SE Coast not too far from Hong Kong
Posted by: Lord Garth || 06/14/2021 13:04 Comments || Top||

#11  Just keep raising the safety standards and none of that pesky health/safety issues are going to shut down the plant. Win Win, and if some of the locals start growing funny appendages or move on to a new career in concrete funeral wear, its a plus...
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 06/14/2021 13:37 Comments || Top||

#12  *Bollocks* "..the problem is a 'fission gas leak'."
Which is what, pray tell?
"...Fission gas is a radioactive byproduct of nuclear fission where heavy atoms are split into lighter ones..."
Okay, that is a singularly uninformative example of newspaperese technobabble.
Posted by: magpie || 06/14/2021 20:15 Comments || Top||

#13  They are 'journalists', bless their black little hearts.
Posted by: SteveS || 06/14/2021 21:25 Comments || Top||

#14  The "glowing" green new deal.
Posted by: Slappy || 06/14/2021 21:43 Comments || Top||

#15  Confucius say, "Chinese pollution
Have very efficient solution:
You buy, bit by bit!
As we ship you our shit,
Concentrate it in each institution."
Posted by: Jeremiah de Medici9220 || 06/14/2021 23:35 Comments || Top||


Chinese City Deploys Drones to Keep People Inside
[ENGLISH.AAWSAT] A fleet of 60 drones has been deployed in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou to keep people indoors and remind those going out to wear masks.

China has largely stamped out cases of local COVID-19 transmission, but Guangzhou has seen a flare-up of the more infectious delta variant of the virus, initially discovered in India.

China reported 34 new COVID-19 cases on June 12, down from 35 cases a day earlier, the country's national health authority said on Sunday.

Of the new cases, six were local transmissions, versus eight the previous day, the National Health Commission said. All of the local cases were in southern Guangdong province.

The six new cases reported in Guangzhou brought the number in the city’s outbreak to more than 100.

The police-operated drones carry cameras and broadcast messages to people venturing outdoors that they and others are best protected by staying inside.

The flying unmanned vehicles add to an already dense layer of monitoring including cellphone health confirmations, temperature checks and quarantines for those living in or travelling to areas where the risk of infection is considered high.

Gungzhou has isolated several neighborhoods, restricted travel out of the city and the surrounding province and shuttered cinemas and other indoor entertainment venues.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in mainland China now stands at 91,428, while the corpse count remains unchanged at 4,636.
Posted by: Fred || 06/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [68 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Back in the USA, gangbangers work constantly to keep people inside.
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 06/14/2021 14:01 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Johnny and Jugnu employees arrested for refusing free burgers to cops
[DAILYTIMES.PK] Johnny & Jugnu Phase 6 DHA Lahore employees were arrested by the police late Friday.

Around 1am 19 of the employees of the fast food chain were taken into police custody without any solid grounds as ordered by the SHO.

2 days before the event the police had come in demanding free burgers which the employees refused. The police came in on late Friday and arrested the Manager and the rest of the crew while forcing them to shut down the outlet.

For 7 hours they kept the employees locked up for not giving them free burgers.

Many people and other fast food businesses have come forward in support for Johnny & Jugnu wand demanded justice for the treatment they faced.

The Punjab
1.) Little Orphan Annie's bodyguard
2.) A province of Pakistain ruled by one of the Sharif brothers
3.) A province of India. It is majority (60 percent) Sikh and Hindoo (37 percent), which means it has relatively few Moslem riots....

Police took a stance and fired the SHO; they announced it on Twitter, "IG Punjab Inam Ghani have taken notice of the Johnny and Jugnu restaurant incident and have suspended the SHO Defence C and the staff of the cop shoppe involved. No one is allowed to take law into his own hands. Injustice will not be tolerated. All of them will be punished."

Posted by: Fred || 06/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [117 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan

#1  Pak doughnut shoppes are their next victims.
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 06/14/2021 14:00 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Lapid to take lead over Bennett on foreign ties, peace with Arab states
[jpost] Foreign Minister and Alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid is expected to take a strong leading role in Israel’s international relations, as opposed to in the past 12 years in which the prime minister did so.

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett plans to focus on his domestic agenda — at least at first — a source close to the new premier said. Any diplomatic decision or statement Bennett makes will have to be coordinated in advance with Lapid, because of the delicate rotation government they formed on Sunday.

Former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu led Israel’s foreign policy throughout his time in office, often keeping key information from the foreign ministry. He also served as foreign minister at the same time as prime minister in 2012 and 2015-2019.

Lapid said in his transition ceremony with departing minister Gabi Ashkenazi on Monday the Foreign Ministry will be in charge of normalizing relations between Israel and Arab states, following last year’s Abraham Accords.

"Great things have happened this past year," Lapid said. "We need to continue the development that started with the Abraham Accords, to work to strengthen the peace with the Gulf States, with Egypt and with Jordan. We will work to sign agreements with more countries in the region and beyond.

"It’s a process, it won’t happen in a day, but the Foreign Ministry will coordinate those efforts," he stated.

Netanyahu did not inform Ashkenazi until moments before the announcement that Israel made peace with the United Arab Emirates last August, but after that, Ashkenazi met with his Emirati and Bahraini counterparts and the Foreign Ministry worked on cultivating the relations.

Lapid also emphasized that "Jordan is an important strategic ally. King Abdullah [II bin Al-Hussein] is an important regional leader and a strategic ally; we will work with him and strengthen the relationship between our countries."

The new foreign minister referred to "recent reports" about Jordan, which was likely a Washington Post article that claimed Netanyahu was involved in attempts to weaken King Abdullah, since he and former US president Donald Trump preferred to get closer with Saudi Arabia.

Lapid said that he and Bennett will work together to "do whatever it takes to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear bomb." With the US and Iran indirectly negotiating a return to the 2015 nuclear agreement, Lapid said Israel must "prepare quickly."

"It was a bad deal," he said. "I opposed it. I still oppose it. Israel could have, with a different approach, influenced it far more."

Referring to the recent fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, Lapid said that "the world doesn’t always understand the conditions in which Israel operates. We’ll try to change that... Faced with the disgraceful propaganda against us we will need to make clear to the world that we are fighting a sick terror organization which has no problem firing rockets from kindergartens and schools.

Israel will respond forcefully to any rocket attack, Lapid warned.

"Hamas is the only one responsible for the death of innocent civilians. And still, it is not weakness to admit that our hearts break for every child who dies in conflict. Children don’t need to die in the wars of adults," he added.

The first foreign policy issue Lapid addressed in his remarks was restoring relations between Israel and the Democratic Party in the US, pointing out that Democrats are in the White House and control the Senate and House of Representatives.

"I’ve warned against it more than once, but the outgoing government took a terrible gamble, reckless and dangerous, to focus exclusively on the Republican Party and abandon Israel’s bipartisan standing. The Republicans are important to us, their friendship is important to us, but not only the friendship of the Republican party," he said.

Lapid noted that he spoke with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and they both think it is imperative to have US-Israel ties be based on mutual respect and improved dialogue.

The foreign minister also called to strengthen ties with Diaspora Jewry.

"The support of Christian evangelicals and other groups is important and heart-warming but the Jewish people are more than allies, they are family," he said. "Jews from all streams, Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox, are our family. And family is always the most important relationship, and the one that needs to be worked on more than any other."

When it comes to relations with Europe, Lapid — who once called Sweden’s foreign minister an antisemite at a rally in Stockholm — quipped: "Shouting that everyone is antisemitic isn’t a policy or a work plan, even if it sometimes feels right."

Lapid said he and French President Emmanuel Macron, with whom he has had a years-long friendship, exchanged text messages and that he spoke with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell and they agreed to deepen Israel-Europe ties.

The minister said Deputy Foreign Minister Idan Roll will lead the process of integrating the Ministry for Strategic Affairs back into the Foreign Ministry, which will manage the fight against BDS and the delegitimization of Israel.

Smiling warmly, Lapid told Foreign Ministry officials that he really wanted his new job and he made every effort to get it.

"I believe we will do great things together... I’m happy to be here with you. I’ve waited for this a long time," he said.
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Naftali Bennett becomes Israeli's new Prime Minister as parliament votes in coalition government ending Benjamin Netanyahu's 12 years in power
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Israel's parliament voted 60-59 in favour of the new coalition government on Sunday and shortly afterwards, Naftali Bennett was sworn in as prime minister

  • Bennett will now preside over a diverse and fragile coalition comprised of eight ideologically different parties

  • He will be prime minister until September 2023 before handing the power over to Yair Lapid,
    ...2nd gen journalist-politician-actor-novelist who spent time working in television in Los Angeles, political “centrist”, has beautiful hair...
    the leader of centrist Yesh Atid party, for a further two years as part of a power-sharing deal.

  • Ahead of the vote, a parliamentary debate became heated as Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to 'topple' the new coalition, which is led by Bennett
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [174 views] Top|| File under:

#1  He will be prime minister until September 2023

Not bloody likely.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/14/2021 0:33 Comments || Top||

#2  This doesn't seem good, but I'm not inside Israeli politics enough to predict a particular evolution. There will be a missile barrage, though.
Posted by: SteveS || 06/14/2021 1:05 Comments || Top||

#3  There will be a missile barrage, though.

A safe enough prediction.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/14/2021 1:11 Comments || Top||

#4  Replaces Netanyahu as leader of the free world.
Posted by: badanov || 06/14/2021 1:59 Comments || Top||

#5  the ruling coalition is one of the most unstable collections ever assembled

some of its members want to annex the entire west bank, others want to allow free passage to Israel from Gaza

big differences on economic policy also - some favor price controls, some favor deregulation
Posted by: Lord Garth || 06/14/2021 7:59 Comments || Top||

#6  My morning news outlets were all high fives, which tells me what I need to know.

Is that why the paleos were all about victory, because they were used to provide cover for this so called coalition? Because Bennett seems to be about as charismatic as Kamala.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/14/2021 12:34 Comments || Top||

#7  ^look him up in wiki
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 06/14/2021 13:19 Comments || Top||

#8  I don't think this will change overall policy with respect to Gaza and Iran, but if it begins to, he'll surely be ousted, no? I would worry about the Arab part of the coalition.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/14/2021 13:33 Comments || Top||

#9  Sense you had seen this coming, so if you think the wiki write-up is appropriate I will.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/14/2021 14:47 Comments || Top||

#10  Bibi will be back soon. Easy prediction.
Posted by: European Conservative || 06/14/2021 14:48 Comments || Top||


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Space Force launches a top secret 'space domain awareness' satellite into orbit from the bottom of a jet in first project by mystery 'Space Safari' unit
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#2  I was hoping it would be the beginning of an orbital battle station.
Posted by: Lord Garth || 06/14/2021 14:37 Comments || Top||

#3  ^ Dual use
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 06/14/2021 18:39 Comments || Top||


Defector Provides Evidence That the Chinese Military Orchestrated the Creation of COVID-19 and Lab Leak
[Red state] One week ago we reported that a man believed to be the highest-ranking Chinese defector ever was working with the Defense Intelligence Agency and that he had direct knowledge of special weapons programs in China, including bioweapons programs. We also reported that the defector provided an extensive, technically detailed debrief to US officials, that the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) was able to corroborate very technical details of the information provided, and that in DIA’s assessment, the information provided by the defector is legitimate.

RedState has now learned some details of the information provided by the defector, including that he provided data proving that SARS-CoV-2 was manmade and leaked from the Wuhan Institute of Virology, in addition to evidence confirming that the People’s Liberation Army managed the Wuhan program (and others), as Chinese virologist Yan Li-Meng told the FBI last year.

Technical details provided by the defector, RedState is told, were given to scientists (who were not told how that information was given to the government) who then re-analyzed data from published sources in conjunction with the new data and concluded that the SARS-CoV-2 virus was engineered. And, the defector was able to confirm numerous non-public details Yan provided the US government.

Pause for a moment and consider this. Our government now has additional evidence that a virus that killed 600,000 Americans, sickened millions more, nearly destroyed our economy, and inflicted untold collateral damage, was a bioweapon created by the Chinese military and deliberately released.

I say "additional" evidence because the FBI has had some of this evidence for more than a year and the person who brought it forward has only been subjected to a thorough smear campaign for her efforts — which is highly relevant when attempting to understand the newest defector’s actions.
Posted by: Large and Company9026 || 06/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [172 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  I strongly doubt, lab leak was deliberate.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/14/2021 0:34 Comments || Top||

#2 

Where the CCP is concerned, I doubt nothing until they proven innocent.

How many odd new viruses have come from the Eur-Asia breeding ground?

How many just happened around critical US National Election times? eg. C-19/21 happened just as we were getting underway for real part of the 2020 Elections. Where President Trump who was playing hard ball with the CCP and making them toe a line for the 1st time since Nixon.

So I can see a scenario where the CCP would want to disrupt the World Economy, skew US Elections results, all while trimming a few million of its Elderly population in the process.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 06/14/2021 6:36 Comments || Top||

#3  Agreed, G(r)om. Did they create it - about 95% sure. If they did an intentional release, why would they pick a place in China, next to the lab they developed it in? It would have been much more effective to have the original cases appear at Fort Riley.
Posted by: Mercutio || 06/14/2021 7:22 Comments || Top||

#4  American labs don't work with that virus. It would be immediately obvious it was a biological attack. Wuhan is the only known lab to work with very similar viruses.
Posted by: Ulolump Grumble1426 || 06/14/2021 7:50 Comments || Top||

#5  Ulu__ I suggested Fort Riley because it was supposedly the center of the initial outbreak of the 1918 Flu epidemic. It was never a research center. You may be thinking of Fort Detrick.
Posted by: Mercutio || 06/14/2021 8:35 Comments || Top||

#6  China created it, the release in Wuhan was accidental (maybe while preparing to release it elsewhere) and everything else is just 'danger opportunity'
Posted by: Retard Strength || 06/14/2021 8:41 Comments || Top||

#7  Never let a 危机 go to waste, they don't...
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 06/14/2021 13:58 Comments || Top||

#8  My son is stationed there glad it wasn’t the epicenter
Posted by: Rightwing || 06/14/2021 17:28 Comments || Top||



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