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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Mass shootings continue in US, leaving two dead, four hurt
[DAILYTIMES.PK] On Monday, two people were murdered and four others were maimed — including a police officer — when a gunman opened fire in a shopping mall in the US state of Idaho.After the incident, Police in Boise were called to the mall with reports "that at least one person was shot and down," the city’s police chief Ryan Lee told news hounds.

They encountered a man matching the description 911 callers had given, with one officer being hit.

A suspect was taken into custody and there is "no ongoing threat or danger to the community on the lam from this incident," Lee said.

"We really cannot at this time speak to any motivation behind it, or anything else that may impact the investigation," he said.

The New York Times

... which still proudly displays Walter Duranty's Pulitzer prize...

reported the two-story Boise Towne Square mall is made up of more than 150 stores and restaurants.
Posted by: Fred || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [153 views] Top|| File under: Mob Rule

#1 
The Idaho Mall suspects name Jacob Bergquist. A CONVICTED FELON from Illinois, according several authoritative sources. A Felon with multiple firearms?

A Skin Head dressed in Black, who had previously run-ins with the Mall Security and local police.

A convicted felon that had YOUTUBE videos showing him using firearms and even saying he was a convicted felon.

The Police despite having searched his home and now locked/erased social media. Still are not releasing any motive for the shooting????????

A great example how disarming HONEST citizens allows Nuts and criminals to still run ramped.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/28/2021 7:11 Comments || Top||

#2  Or, NN2N1, an example if how to use nuts and criminals to further promote disarmament of honest citizens...
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/28/2021 10:16 Comments || Top||

#3  I wonder why this is newsworthy in Pakistan.
To keep the pakis afraid of Idaho?
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 12:38 Comments || Top||


-Obits-
Former South Korean president Roh Tae-woo dies
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [80 views] Top|| File under:

#1  He's the one who peacefully transitioned the country from military dictatorship to the current democracy. Something the Bolsheviks have yet imitate.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/28/2021 9:57 Comments || Top||


-Great Cultural Revolution
Garland's feds go after parents: Mother protesting porn on curriculum shares photo of federal law enforcement cars outside school board meeting after AG told FBI to crack down on parents
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Fairfax County, Virginia mother of six accused feds of intimidating parents

  • Stacy Langton claims feds sent law enforcement agents to school board meeting

  • She posted photo on Twitter last week showing a Homeland Security marked car

  • Langton also claimed helicopter flew above and shined light on 'moms and dads'

  • Comments were made as AG Merrick Garland testified in Senate on Wednesday

  • Garland grilled over memo about beefing up security at school board meetings

  • Republicans accused Garland's DOJ of treating parents as 'domestic terrorists'
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 11:03 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [240 views] Top|| File under:


#2  And present
- vaccination card
- mobile phone number and contact list
- mobile phone pings indicating history of physical locations visited during last 3 years
- mobile phone's apps downloaded and sites visited during last 10 years
- bank account details
- names locations and SS numbers of all first relatives
- DNA tests showing % white/Class Enemy ancestry

Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 11:11 Comments || Top||

#3  Ferret's son-in-law's company is already hoovering up info on the "gender identities" of children and their parents in 23,000 school districts. Suckerberg's an investor.

This can be easily matched by the FB! using FB and Google data with the parents' voting behavior, FB posts/likes e.g. support for Kyle Rittenhouse and other prima david evidence of inclinations toward !nsurrection and D0mestic Terr0rism.

It's starting.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 11:53 Comments || Top||

#4  *prima facie evidence
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 11:54 Comments || Top||

#5 

Clear violation of STATE RIGHTS vs. Federal Authority.

Unless of course Socialist/Government control of ALL educational matters is the real reason
Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/28/2021 15:42 Comments || Top||

#6  I would give them my address and armament collection at the same time reminding them that we are a house fully armed.
Posted by: Jack is Back! || 10/28/2021 16:51 Comments || Top||

#7  Our own Lexington & Concord moment will take place around a school board meeting. Minutemoms.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 17:02 Comments || Top||

#8  Lexington
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 17:50 Comments || Top||


Human Smugglers Crash While Pursued by Texas Troopers near Border, TX Man Gets 30 Years For Same
[Breitbart] An alleged pair of female human smugglers led Texas Department of Public Safety troopers on a pursuit with five migrants on board. The armed driver lost control and crashed following the lengthy pursuit.

Fox News reporter Bill Melugin tweeted a video showing a vehicle being pursued by DPS troopers. The voices, reportedly coming from five smuggled migrants, can be heard cussing as the pursuit becomes more dangerous.

Melugin reported the two women drove from Austin to Del Rio, Texas, to carry out the human smuggling attempt.

It is not clear in the video if anyone was injured in the crash. It is also not clear where or when the pursuit took place.

Elsewhere in the Del Rio Border Patrol Sector, Carrizo Springs Station agents arrested another armed human smuggler. The agents found a loaded Glock pistol with an extended magazine near the reach of the driver.

Texas Man Gets 30 Years for Deadly Human Smuggling Conspiracy

[Breitbart] An Eagle Pass, Texas, man was sentenced last week to 360 months in federal prison for his role in a human smuggling event which resulted in the deaths of five migrants. The case stems from a June 2018 incident when Monsivais led authorities on a deadly high-speed chase.

Court documents state Jorge Luis Monsivais Jr., 23, was driving a Suburban on Texas Farm to Market Road 2644 with 13 migrants when Border Patrol attempted to stop the vehicle. Monsivais tried to evade and eventually crashed on Highway 85 near Big Wells. Several occupants were ejected. Four died at the scene and another passed away during transport to a hospital. Others suffered serious injuries.

On May 11, 2021, Monsivais pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to transport illegal aliens resulting in death; one count of conspiracy to transport illegal aliens resulting in serious bodily injury; one count of conspiracy to harbor illegal aliens; one count of illegal alien transportation resulting in death; and one count of illegal alien transportation resulting in serious bodily injury.

Four co-defendants previously pleaded guilty in this case and were sentenced, bringing a close to the matter. On July 29, 2019, 58-year-old Mexican Marcial Gomez Santana pleaded guilty to conspiracy to transport illegal aliens resulting in death; conspiracy to transport illegal aliens resulting in serious bodily injury; conspiracy to harbor illegal aliens; and harboring illegal aliens for private financial gain. Gomez was later sentenced to 262 months in federal prison for his role.

On August 20, 2019, Marcial’s son and daughter, 24-year-old Rudy Gomez of Hockley and 22-year-old Johana Gomez of Houston, along with 48-year-old Mexican citizen Mariela Reyna, all pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to harbor illegal aliens. Each of these defendants were sentenced to 10 years in prison and financial restitution to the victims.

HSI investigated this case with the U.S. Border Patrol—Del Rio Sector and the Dimmit County Sheriff’s Office.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [109 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking


-Short Attention Span Theater-
MG Jack Singlaub hits a milestone
Special Forces Chapter 78 member John Styker Meyer visits with Jack Singlaub for his 100th birthday, 10 July 2021.

[ARSOF ICONS] John K. Singlaub was recruited by the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in November 1943. As part of JEDBURGH Team JAMES, he jumped into France on 11 August 1944 to arm and direct the French resistance. Sent to China, as the commander of the PIGEON Mission, he jumped onto Hainan Island on 27 August 1945 to rescue Dutch and Australian Prisoners of War. As one of a handful of Special Operations Branch personnel retained the Strategic Services Unit (successor to the OSS), Singlaub stayed in China to report on the Civil War. Singlaub was again involved in special operations when he was an instructor at Fort Benning, Georgia and helped to establish the Ranger Training Center in 1950. He then had two tours in Korea, including one with the Central Intelligence Agency’s Joint Advisory Commission, Korea (JACK). Singlaub returned to special operations in from 1966-1968, when he commanded a joint unconventional warfare command, the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, Studies and Observation Group (MACV-SOG). Retiring in 1978, Major General Singlaub has remained active in the Special Operations community and was recognized with the United States Special Operations Command’s (USSOCOM) Bull Simons award in 2011.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 13:33 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [135 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Balls the size of WORLDS!
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 17:45 Comments || Top||

#2  Yes, but is he woke enough???
Posted by: Jise Elmeang4932 || 10/28/2021 18:10 Comments || Top||


Kentucky principal investigated after getting lap dance at homecoming event
[NYP] A Kentucky school district is investigating after a teenage boy gave lap dances to his high school principal and other staff members during a homecoming event.

Other provocative photos of spirit events at Hazard High School posted on social media showed teen girls parading around the gym dressed as Hooters waitresses and boys being paddled, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Hazard Independent Superintendent Sondra Combs told the paper Wednesday that the incidents are under investigation.

The most eyebrow-raising pics show a teen dancing seductively near Donald "Happy" Mobelini, who is both principal of Hazard High School and the city’s mayor.

The administrator is standing with a big grin on his face, while the boy — clad in a black dress — bends over in front of him, photos show. The same teen is also pictured with the dress pulled down below his stomach, as he danced shirtless for other adults in a gym.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 01:41 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [209 views] Top|| File under:

#1 


WELCOME TO THE NEW NORMAL?
Where School Boards go Transgender, Anti-White and cover up Rapes in bathrooms. Teachers openly date students, Principles get lap dances by normal and transgender students in school held student shows.

Plus Ticked off parents are labeled Domestic Terrorists for demanding basic common morality, while every decadent act is openly occurring.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/28/2021 6:02 Comments || Top||

#2  ^ like living through a drug-induced dystopian nightmare

Is this really happening? Tell me it isn't. Can we wake up now?
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 6:38 Comments || Top||

#3  "How much longer will we stand for this, and what is the remedy?" - from this righteous, thorough and thoroughly accurate rant titled Is This the End of the Republic?
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 7:00 Comments || Top||

#4  It hasn't been a republic for decades. SCOTUS has amply demonstrated that people sitting for life and unaccountable to the people run the place. That's why we witness the next to open armed conflict on nominations. A republic is too messy for the Bolsheviks to deal with.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/28/2021 7:24 Comments || Top||

#5  From Conrad Black today, a view from a member of the U.K. government:

As one eminent elected British government official put it, “They are not back in any conventional sense of that word. We have worked closely with the Americans for many decades and we have never seen such a shambles of incompetent administration, diplomatic incoherence, and complete military ineptitude as we have seen in these nine months.

"We were startled by Trump, but he clearly knew what he was doing, whatever we or anyone else thought about it. This is just a disintegration of the authority of a great nation for no apparent reason.”
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 7:27 Comments || Top||

#6  ....but he clearly knew what he was doing

So do these onerous SOB's.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 7:33 Comments || Top||

#7  Yes, the reason is becoming more apparent every day. They want to destroy us.
Posted by: Slats Ulerert8448 || 10/28/2021 13:30 Comments || Top||

#8  Long post but worth it -- more from Conrad Black's report from Europe, "AMERICA GONE MAD":

Various well-informed British and Europeans told me that they found a variety of utterances by Joe Biden and his spokespeople grievously inappropriate or absurd. Most upsetting were ...

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ po-faced assurance that “the border is closed” while on the other half of the split-screen people were simultaneously wading or walking into the country illegally;

climate czar John Kerry importuning the Chinese government to decelerate their pell-mell commissioning of new coal-fired power plants;

Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s fatuous lamentation about the “lack of diversity” in the new Taliban government in Afghanistan;

and White House press secretary Jen Psaki’s assertion that the administration “welcomed the competition” of Russia’s hypersonic nuclear-tipped missiles.

The Internet assures a very widespread transmission of such howlers and the next time Biden or Blinken lay the egg about America being “back” and trusted, the Washington Post should dedicate its entire front page to Pinocchio.

... The thought of the most successful alliance in history being “led” for three more years by an American president whose round-the-clock gaffes are not protected in Europe as Biden is in the United States by a totalitarian social media platform cartel and terminally biased national political media is a subject of profound and general disconcertion.

Despite my substantial agreement with their concerns, I vigorously attempted to defend the American interest. The best I could do was to remind them that the United States was the most successful country in history and always worked out its problems and that even after three more years of this ramshackle defeatism, a nation as great as America could quickly be restored to its traditional confidence and solidity. I was not entirely persuasive: my knowledgeable British and European friends not only do not think America is back, they think it has gone mad.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 15:31 Comments || Top||


-War on Police-
'19 shootings in 54 hours. Stunning' Portland police chief slams city's spiraling violence - which has seen it break annual murder record - and blasts furious calls from woke critics to defund his department
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [180 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Inspired by Alec Baldwin?

Snark O'The Day
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/28/2021 1:04 Comments || Top||

#2  the powers are ramping it up
Posted by: 746 || 10/28/2021 1:24 Comments || Top||

#3  Portland pop is about 650,000 (I rounded down to allow for deaders).
So 19 shootings is barely 0.003 percent. I'd call that mostly peaceful.
Posted by: SteveS || 10/28/2021 1:30 Comments || Top||

#4  "Not, strictly speaking, unruly..."
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 6:33 Comments || Top||


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Ukrainian and separatist artillery units exchange fire
Ukrainian and Russian backed separatists claimed the other fired on locales less then five kilometers from the other, according to Ukrainian and Russian language official reports.

A news account from the online edition of lb.ua said that separatist artillery units fired 20 shots at Trokhizbenka, damaging buildings and briefly knocking power out to the village.

The report, quoting an official from nearby Schastye said the separatists units used large caliber artillery.

Trokhizbenka sets on the left bank of the Severodoetsk River, less than five kilometers west northwest of Schastye.

According to an official account from the breakaway People's Republic of Lugansk, Ukrainian artillery units fired on the villages of Golubovskoye and Smeloe in the Slavyanoserbsky region.

The report said that 120mm mortar and small arms fire were used in the attack. The report did not specify casualties.

In a post from separatist militants on their VKontakte account, 122mm artillery was used in the attack, landing a total of 30 shells. The firing came from the Ukrainian 57th Brigade.

Ukrainian units take over Staromaryevka
A Ukrainian Army unit has captured the village in the gray zone, south of Donetsk city, according to Russian language and official reports.

Staromaryevka is on highway T0512, just south of Granitnoye.

Not commenting further, Ukrainian army units continued its tactic -- started in 2016 -- of taking over unoccupied territory between the lines of contact between the two combatants.

The tactic enabled Ukrainian forces to deploy snipers and artillery spotters to harass separatist units in the area.
Posted by: badanov || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [53 views] Top|| File under:


China-Japan-Koreas
Taiwan admits presence of US troops
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 10/28/2021 08:45 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [146 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Falklands redux
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/28/2021 14:02 Comments || Top||

#2  Spengler opined the following before this was news:
Nonetheless, a war over Taiwan remains a significant risk during the next several years. If Washington stations troops on the island, as former National Security Adviser John Bolton urges, or takes other steps to establish Taiwan’s sovereignty, China probably will seize the island.

What might ensue is depicted in the novel 2034 by former Pacific Command chief John Stavridis and Elliot Ackerman: A nuclear exchange that erases a few Chinese and American cities with no victor.
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 10/28/2021 15:00 Comments || Top||

#3  Falklands redux

Somebody please tell Pres. Magoo that
Xi =/= Galtieri
PLA =/= Argentine navy
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 15:19 Comments || Top||

#4  Do the US troops serve a a tripwire to deter China, or does their presence up the ante and force China to go big when they make their move?

The best thing for China is to win Taiwan without fighting through territorial salami-slicing, buying up politicians, and military threats. If things do jump off, keeping the US out of the game would be a huge help.

It may be that the Chinese do the math and decide that their advantage will never be greater, so let's do it now. Just like Japan back in the 1940s. Given the current Chinese focus on unrestricted war against both civilian and military targets, I'd expect a lot of damage to CONUS in order to keep us busy at home and out of the South China Sea. Hey, didn't someone test a port-destroying weapon the other day?
Posted by: SteveS || 10/28/2021 17:39 Comments || Top||

#5  ^ No, that was a CA law against freighters loitering to unload cargo, no trucks older than 2011, ...
Oh, wait, nevermind
Posted by: Frank G || 10/28/2021 20:45 Comments || Top||


‘Fragile’ Song Pillorying China’s Online Troll Army Gets Millions of Views
[BenarNews] A pop duet taking aim at China’s army of nationalistic "Little Pink" commentators and trolls has garnered nearly 10 million views on YouTube after the singers’ accounts were blocked on Chinese social media and their songs removed from online platforms.

In the official video for "Fragile," Malaysian singer Namewee and Australian Kimberly Chen sing repeated apologies to a dancing panda, who lives in a hobbit-style house and waves a flag bearing the online insult "NMSL," frequently used by Little Pinks to wish death on the mothers of those they believe have insulted China or hurt the feelings of its people.

China frequently demands apologies from companies and celebrities if they use sensitive words not in line with Chinese Communist Party (CCP) propaganda, including the idea that Taiwan is a sovereign country that has no interest in being invaded or ruled by its larger neighbor.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [179 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  The 'water army' is the way some chinese webnovel serials described them -- people being paid 'by the click' to influence social media sites. Seems rather mainstream over there being used by businesses, wealthy people and the like as well. This has just been getting more obvious...
Posted by: magpie || 10/28/2021 12:01 Comments || Top||


China locks down city of 4 million over Covid, starts vaccinating toddlers
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

Courtesy of Skidmark: Coronavirus: China Starts Vaccinating 3-Year-Olds
Posted by: Fred || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [190 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  more efficient than the "one child per couple" law
Posted by: 746 || 10/28/2021 1:21 Comments || Top||

#2  ^ Ditto that. Massive implosion occurring now. Soon chop shops on every corner. NIH harvesting processors as well.
Posted by: Dale || 10/28/2021 4:08 Comments || Top||

#3 
Does anyone think the CCP might be LYING its A$$ off?

"Official" Covid-19/21 reports for China 2020 to yesterday (10-27-21):

The Heart of and starting point of the Pandemic.

A country with the worlds Largest Population of about 1.4B

But only ranks 113 in World for Covid-19/21 "officially reported" cases

* 96,899 "official" Total Infections since the start or 67 per million
* Only 59 new "recorded" infections
* Only 4,636 total "official" deaths since the start or 3 per million

Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/28/2021 7:27 Comments || Top||

#4  -Dana Carvey Voice-
"I am from a tiny village of 4 million people."
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/28/2021 13:17 Comments || Top||


Kim Jong Un orders starving North Koreans to eat less food until 2025 - when the country expects to finally reopen its border with China following Covid shutdown
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [295 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  NKOR: diktat, people ejected from cannons, living standards sink, people eat bark

USSA: diktats, $5 trillion ejected from cannons, hyperinflation ensues, living standards sink, people eat processed crap that tastes like (sugared) bark
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 0:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Afghanistan: Taliban, people beheaded, no money at all, survivors destitute and sell children for food eventually selling children AS food.
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 10/28/2021 4:54 Comments || Top||

#3  Looks like Psaki is doing some outside consulting work.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/28/2021 7:25 Comments || Top||

#4 
Posted by: Greng Black3494 || 10/28/2021 8:00 Comments || Top||

#5  They'll be fine if they would just lower their expectations.
Posted by: BrerRabbit || 10/28/2021 8:31 Comments || Top||

#6 

The NORTH KOREAN SOCIALIST DICTATORSHIP ELITE have had numerous famines over the last 40 years. North Korea has ranked 1st in the world in terms of military spending as a percentage of GDP. Instead of fixing long know repeated Food supply/AG problems.

The Elitists have well documented history of letting the Worker masses starve until word leaks out internationally. eg. Many past NK famines have taken the lives of over 1 million worker level North Koreans, or about 1 in 24 persons for thir population. All while the Elites just pigged out. .

Cannibalism was widely reported by various World Agencies and numerous defectors during recent Famines. Reports of Human Meat markets and starving families even killing and eating their own infants and/or strangers.

Remember when the world sent them over 500,000 of metric tons of food. Which the NK Elite repackaged to avoid showing the Yankee Capitalist Demons were the source.

Then continued its Nuclear testing and missile delivery system programs.

Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/28/2021 9:08 Comments || Top||

#7  It's hard to eat less than nothing
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 10/28/2021 9:45 Comments || Top||

#8  a Wish Sandwich
Posted by: Frank G || 10/28/2021 10:07 Comments || Top||

#9  The Arbor Day Foundation will have to airlift seedlings in after they debark everything to make 'Dear Leader Soup'...
Posted by: magpie || 10/28/2021 12:04 Comments || Top||


Cyber
Facebook KNEW that women were being trafficked from Asia for sex work in US massage parlors but did little to stop it, investigators say
  • David Williams, plead guilty in November 2019 to trafficking women from Asia to the United States for sex work in Pennsylvania, Florida and Virginia

  • Facebook confirmed it was aware of the trafficking ring in a 2019 internal report where they boasted how it had 'disrupted' the criminal network

  • Yet, court documents made no note of any Facebook investigation or evidence the tech firm provided to the FBI or authorities

  • People closely involved with the criminal investigation also said they had no memory of Facebook involvement or findings in the case

  • Facebook insist they did assist police, but spokesman Andy Stone has not provided any details of the information given

  • In 2018 a new law was enacted to make tech companies civilly and criminally liable if they do not act to stop sex trafficking on their platforms

  • The latest revelations are part of an intense focus on Mark Zuckerberg's firm, thanks to whistleblower Frances Haugen

  • Earlier on Wednesday it emerged that Facebook did little to prevent Donald Trump whipping up partisan fury after riots following George Floyd's death
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 11:13 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [140 views] Top|| File under:



#3 

So where are the Federal / World Court indictments?
Or is the DC swamp scared of Social Media and the havoc they cause for or against them in election years?
Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/28/2021 15:40 Comments || Top||

#4  Or is the DC swamp scared of Social Media

Or the Social Media users, don't care.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 17:47 Comments || Top||

#5  Donald Trump whipping up partisan fury after riots following George Floyd's death

Wait. What?

Who rioted after Floyd's suicide?
Posted by: Sporong Noodleman3554 || 10/28/2021 20:36 Comments || Top||


Down Under
No pressure! Bizarre moment huge mob of kangaroos bound up to a golfer on a fairway and wait for her to tee off
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 11:35 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [180 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I thought the proper protocol was to shout 'Fore'.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/28/2021 13:48 Comments || Top||

#2  "Fore[feet up]!"

Oh and, "Mind the niblick, Sheila"
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 15:00 Comments || Top||

#3 
Better a mob/troop of Roo's than pack of dingo's.

But what a once in a life time exp.

Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/28/2021 15:38 Comments || Top||

#4  (( Need a limerick here ))
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 15:39 Comments || Top||

#5  Looks to me that they wanted to play and formed up a squad to defend their goal, er, hole.
Posted by: SteveS || 10/28/2021 17:23 Comments || Top||


Economy
LA will pay $1,000 'no-strings attached' monthly universal basic income to 3,000 families suffering hardship due to COVID in largest guaranteed income program in US
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 11:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [129 views] Top|| File under:


#2  You don't know lucky you are, menstruating person...
Back, in the US--
Back, in the US--
Back, in the USSA
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 11:04 Comments || Top||

#3 
NOT LA will pay....

Taxpayers WILL PAY $36,000,000 of their tax $$$$ for this instead of other more serious real life issues that affect the whole city.

Question: If LA Gov. has $36M to waste shouldn't they be lowering TAXES?
Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/28/2021 15:47 Comments || Top||

#4  "... That to secure these rights this loot, Governments are instituted among Men Sheep, deriving their just as much powers and payola as they can grab from the consent slaughter of the governed flock."
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 16:49 Comments || Top||

#5  "DO NOT FEED THE BEARS"
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/28/2021 21:18 Comments || Top||


68% Say Economy Is Getting Worse as Confidence Collapse Continues
[Breitbart] Confidence in the U.S. economy continues to weaken despite the Biden administration’s insistence that the economy is doing great.

The share of Americans saying the economy is getting worse climbed from 63 percent in September to 68 percent in October, Gallup reported Wednesday.

This was not a case of partisan politics. Democrats and Republican views of the economy were essentially unchanged in October, according to Gallup. What happened was the percentage of independents who say economic conditions are getting worse soared nine points from 63 percent to 72 percent.

The Economic Confidence Index fell to negative 25 in October, the lowest reading since negative 33 in April 2020 and negative 28 the following month. Gallup’s index has a theoretical high score of +100, if everyone says the economy is excellent or good, and a possible low score of -100, if everyone says the economy is poor and getting worse.

Before the eruption of pandemic in the U.S., confidence was high. The Gallup index registered +41 in February 2020, the best reading since 2000. It collapsed in March and hit the nadir of -33 in April. Since then, confidence has fluctuated but has never risen above the +2 recorded in April 2021. The October decline is the fourth consecutive retreat.

Americans are increasingly mentioning economic issues as one of the most important challenges facing the U.S.

"The upticks in citations of the deficit and inflation are largely responsible for an increase in mentions of any economic issue — from 16 percent in September to 24 percent in October. The percentage of U.S. adults mentioning any economic issue as the most important has not been this high since April 2017, although the 23 percent figure from last June is similar to the current reading," Gallup said.

The rest of the "stack" of most important issues is also not good news for the Biden administraiton.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 01:36 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [244 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Bidet says it's getting better. Garland better get on the stick and lock up all those insurrectionist naysayers.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/28/2021 5:16 Comments || Top||

#2 
Can someone name the last time prices did not go thru the roof, when we had a Liberal Democrat/Socialist running things?

GAS now $1.10 MORE since the Socialcrats stole the election.

Min Wage is up about $2. Some places claim they can't find help. But actually are holding off fully staffing for P&L reasons.

Some food places have found only offering drive-thru service mean greater PROFITS.

Meat prices have gotten so ridiculous that we are seeing Cattle and Dairy cow rustling again. Yearlings (300-500 lbs) are disappearing from fields greater numbers.

Container-trains on remote sidelines are getting ram-shacked in greater numbers.

ALL of these increases are adding to the purchase price we pay.




Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/28/2021 6:26 Comments || Top||

#3  Who are the other 32%?
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 7:08 Comments || Top||

#4  Government teat suckers.
Posted by: Big Tholumble9152 || 10/28/2021 7:23 Comments || Top||

#5 
Ref: #3
likely the only ones that actually voted for Biden.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/28/2021 8:26 Comments || Top||

#6  /\ That number may be slightly inflated.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 8:32 Comments || Top||

#7  Have you seen the price of arugala?
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 10/28/2021 9:47 Comments || Top||

#8  I have never seen an administration less concerned about the welfare and prosperity of all of the American people, not just the client tribes of the Democrats. It is as if they want to create crisis in every aspect of our lives, exploit each with a solution of more government/less freedom/more control, This is the transformation Obama talked about, but wasn't ready to accomplish because he was still busy insinuating fellow believers at middle and senior levels of all the important government agencies in DC. Now they have a puppet fool who signs anything, blathers what he reads on the teleprompter or hears in his earpiece, and only recently seems to have noticed he can get away with reciting old speech segments and dementia-laced commentary. The fractious undercurrents seen among the elites if you look carefully are about what their clients can get from the wholesale looting of whats left of our Republic. The canary in the coalmine is the Virginia gubernatorial election. If the Clinton bag-man prevails, the answer couldn't be clearer
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 10/28/2021 12:48 Comments || Top||

#9  If the ballot box won't halt this full-spectrum assault on our Republic...
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 13:41 Comments || Top||

#10  about time to go medieval on their ass
Posted by: Chris || 10/28/2021 15:37 Comments || Top||

#11  Merrick:
“When the people find that they can vote themselves money that will herald the end of the republic.”
― Benjamin Franklin
We're there...
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/28/2021 16:04 Comments || Top||

#12  .....if MORONS RAVE,
then MOLON LABE
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 16:39 Comments || Top||


Europe
EU fines Poland €1 million per day over judicial reforms
[DW] The European Court of Justice has fined Poland €1 million per day for ignoring an EU ruling that called for the country's Supreme Court disciplinary chamber to be suspended.

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ordered Poland to pay a fine of €1 million ($1.2 million) per day on Wednesday over its decision to ignore an EU ruling on Warsaw's judicial reforms.

The top EU court imposed the penalty as Poland has not suspended the disciplinary chamber of its Supreme Court, which critics say allows for the dismissal of judges on political grounds.

The ECJ had ruled in July that the chamber does not guarantee judicial impartiality, and ordered that it be suspended.

The ECJ said in a press release Wednesday that the fine was "necessary in order to avoid serious and irreparable harm to the legal order of the European Union and to the values on which that Union is founded, in particular that of the rule of law."

The European Commission had requested "financial penalties" be levied on September 9 after Poland failed to comply with the July ruling.

Other EU nations have insisted that Poland not be allowed to collect EU subsidies while disregarding the bloc's principles.

"You cannot pocket all the money but refuse the values,'' Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo said Wednesday, adding Poland cannot treat the EU like "a cash machine.'' He also pointed out that Poland is a major recipient of EU funds.

On Twitter, Poland's Deputy Justice Minister Sebastian Kaleta called the fine "usurpation and blackmail."

Radoslaw Fogiel, a spokesperson for the right-wing ruling party, claimed that Poland contributes more to the bloc than it receives. However, EU figures show that Warsaw is a net recipient of €12 billion a year.

EU CAN CUT FUNDS IF WARSAW REFUSES TO PAY
DW spoke with Polish MEP Radoslaw Sikorski about the ongoing dispute.

Sikorski, who opposes the current government's stance, said that Poland’s refusal to pay the fine would be a technicality. "Poland doesn't need to pay, the commission will simply deduct the money from funds that flow to Poland," he said.

He also rejected claims of blackmail made by Polish lawmakers, saying that "every international organization has some rules" that can incur punishments if broken.

As for how Poland will now proceed, Sikorski said: "I would expect Poland to fulfill the judgments of the European Court of Justice, there's no there's no way around it. We voluntarily signed up to the European legal system in our accession treaty."

The former Polish minister went on to say that while there is room to debate the relationship between EU and national courts, "the issue here is that the ruling party in Poland has packed the Constitutional Court and it's trying to pack ordinary courts."

POLAND AND ITS JUDICIARY
The disciplinary chamber of Poland's Supreme Court was set up in 2018 by the conservative Law and Justice (PiS) and is able to dismiss judges and prosecutors.

The ECJ fears this could be abused to inflict punitive sanctions on those who show independence in not bowing to political will.

Since then, the chamber is at the center of a row between the PiS and the EU.

Earlier this month, Poland's constitutional court ruled Polish law supersedes EU law when there is a conflict between the two.

Last week, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told the European Parliament the disciplinary chamber will be abolished, but he gave no timeline for when that would occur and no draft law has been introduced.

Poland has been accused of backsliding when it comes to the independence of the judiciary and press freedom by other EU member states.

The EU asserts Poland has politicized the judiciary with the placement of judges loyal to the ruling Law and Justice Party.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/28/2021 00:28 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [147 views] Top|| File under:

#1  That recent buildup of Poland's military is facing in the wrong direction
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 6:42 Comments || Top||

#2  "Now let them enforce it..." and "How many divisions does the ECJ have?"
Posted by: magpie || 10/28/2021 12:07 Comments || Top||


Government Corruption
FDA Committee Members Reviewing Pfizer Vaccine For Children Have Worked For Pfizer, Have Big Pfizer Connections
[National File] The FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee is holding a virtual meeting Tuesday October 26 to discuss authorizing a Pfizer-BioNTech Coronavirus vaccine for children between the ages of 5 to 11 years old.
This committee has a lot of sway with the FDA and their findings will be relevant, considering the Biden administration is getting ready to ship vaccines to elementary schools and California has already mandated the vaccine for schoolchildren pending federal authorization.

But the meeting roster shows that numerous members of the committee and temporary voting members have worked for Pfizer or have major connections to Pfizer.

Members include a former vice president of Pfizer Vaccines, a recent Pfizer consultant, a recent Pfizer research grant recipient, a man who mentored a current top Pfizer vaccine executive, a man who runs a center that gives out Pfizer vaccines, the chair of a Pfizer data group, a guy who was proudly photographed taking a Pfizer vaccine, and numerous people who are already on the record supporting Coronavirus vaccines for children. Meanwhile, recent FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is on Pfizer’s board of directors.

HERE’S THE MEETING ROSTER: Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee October 26, 2021 Meeting Draft Roster.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 01:47 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [135 views] Top|| File under:

#1  What. A. Surprise. Corruption all the way down.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 10/28/2021 8:05 Comments || Top||

#2  NO!
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/28/2021 13:31 Comments || Top||

#3  Slightly off-topic:
Saw an advertisement for a Big Water brand. Boasted that it has Vitamin C and Zinc.

Interesting thing to brag about being in your product, no? Why, its almost centaur talk.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/28/2021 13:35 Comments || Top||


Government-Funded Researchers Linked to Dr. Fauci and NIH Sought Aborted Minorities for Organ Harvesting
[Free Beacon via Gateway] The federal government gave at least $2.7 million in taxpayer money to researchers who sought out minority babies who had been aborted in order to harvest their organs, according to internal documents released Tuesday.

The University of Pittsburgh targeted minorities in its request for infant organs—including those taken from full-term babies—to create a "pipeline" for fetal research. Researchers said they needed 50 percent of the donated fetuses to be minorities and specified that 25 percent must come from black women. The Pittsburgh metropolitan area is 85 percent white and 8 percent black. Researchers stressed the importance of maintaining organ blood flow in the request, which watchdogs say could violate federal law by asking doctors to illegally preserve organs during labor-inducing abortions.

The National Institutes of Health has overseen experiments on fetal organs at the University of Pittsburgh since 2015 in what the school claimed to be a "tissue hub." Aborted babies used in this research ranged from 6 to 42 weeks of gestation, according to government documents. The grant request from the university to the government agency redacts key information, including how many fetuses were obtained and who provided them. Its language, however, raised troubling questions.

David Daleiden, founder and president of the pro-life Center for Medical Progress, called on the federal government to investigate the NIH and Pitt after obtaining more than 300 pages of information related to the program through a public records request.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [159 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ABC News - China forcefully harvests organs from detainees, tribunal concludes China's organ transplant trade is worth $1 billion a year, according to a tribunal. This story contains details some may find distressing.

LONDON — The organs of members of marginalized groups detained in Chinese prison camps are being forcefully harvested — sometimes when patients are still alive, an international tribunal sitting in London has concluded.

Some of the more than 1.5 million detainees in Chinese prison camps are being killed for their organs to serve a booming transplant trade that is worth some $1 billion a year, concluded the China Tribunal, an independent body tasked with investigating organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in the authoritarian state.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 2:12 Comments || Top||

#2  Voluntary (gov't funded) human incubation, are we there yet, or is it simply not being reported ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 2:49 Comments || Top||

#3  It appears we have 'top people' in CDC and NIH with the morality of the leadership of Unit 731. "Follow the Science!"
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/28/2021 7:16 Comments || Top||

#4  F--k these lunatics

We are led by berserk morons
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 7:19 Comments || Top||

#5  Ref #3: Unit 731? The Japanese simply beat the Chinese to the punch. Sounds diabolical, but perhaps, just perhaps.... the Japanese knew something.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 7:57 Comments || Top||


Science & Technology
Ep93 – NC Nonprofit Using Data Analysis Algorithms to Red Flag Potential Illegal Voting!
[MAGA Institute] Longtime North Carolina political hand Hal Weatherman joins the MAGA Institute Podcast to discuss his Electoral Education Foundation and the data analysis tool it has developed to identify and red-flag potential illegal voting, using the official state voter roll database.

As Hal said in the show, "There is such distrust in our voting system...but the only way to restore that trust is to hold the system accountable."

The EEF tool uses the same data analysis algorithm strategy employed by white collar crime prosecutors to identify potential money-laundering amongst millions of corporations. It takes a digital "snapshot" of the official state election voter file, as it is updated and published in regular intervals, and then archives those updates. Those archived updates will then each be analyzed for changes, known as "movements," from the previous archived file, and then those movements that have the highest correlation to illegal voting methods will be identified and isolated for further investigation.

The potentially problematic movements will be published for evaluation in such a way that they will be understandable by everyone, especially the average voter.

The beauty of this approach is that it only examines week-to-week (or daily, during the election window) changes to the file, rather than analyzing the entire file, which would be impossible given its size. E.g., the North Carolina voter file contains over 8.3MM voters, with each voter requiring perhaps 300-400 lines of code, depending on their voting history and activity.

The tool will be particularly useful for campaigns to identify potential problems within the post-election challenge period, so they can timely challenge questionable election results and preserve their right to litigate.

This approach is open and transparent to everyone and is non-partisan in operation. The tool flags potential voter fraud problems regardless of location, political party affiliation, or other potentially biased data inputs. The goal is to end illegal voting across the board, regardless of who is committing it, in order to restore the public’s confidence in our elections.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [121 views] Top|| File under:

#1  rather than analyzing the entire file, which would be impossible given its size. E.g., the North Carolina voter file contains over 8.3MM voters, with each voter requiring perhaps 300-400 lines of code, depending on their voting history and activity.

Um, no. Not impossible at all. This isn't high-dimensional data -- you're only talking about a dozen attributes at most -- and this isn't really a large number of events, either. The big data data companies routinely process events data that's orders of magnitude bigger than this. This is actually pretty trivial.

This effort is to the Woke Big Data Oligarchs as the Danes were to the Wehrmacht.

We really need to up our game, fast. Where's Peter Thiel when you need him?
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 1:08 Comments || Top||

#2  Getting access to voter registration files that are correct and up to date>..
Posted by: magpie || 10/28/2021 12:09 Comments || Top||


China carries out first successful test of underwater explosives that could destroy US ports after launching 'satellite-crushing' weapon and hypersonic missile
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [237 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Sems the ports are pretty much out of commission without spending money on exotic munitions.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/28/2021 5:18 Comments || Top||

#2  Another warning not to interfere in the coming invasion of Taiwan.
Posted by: Bertie Crains2651 || 10/28/2021 8:20 Comments || Top||

#3  Battleship Row teachable moment.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 8:28 Comments || Top||

#4  Yeah, its only taken as a real threat when its a presidential election year. Then again, the dead do vote overwhelming Donk.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/28/2021 9:58 Comments || Top||

#5  "Remember the Maine": The Beginnings of War
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 10:53 Comments || Top||

#6  Pikers... Philip Wylie's Triumph(1964) WW3 novel started with the CCF sinking freighters off the East and West Coast that were basically 'super H-bombs' and obliterating both coasts in an extremely radioactive mega-tsunami...
Posted by: magpie || 10/28/2021 12:14 Comments || Top||

#7  Seems a lot of effort if Fang Fang works so well.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/28/2021 13:19 Comments || Top||

#8  #6...well at least one way to solve the container ship backlog.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/28/2021 13:53 Comments || Top||

#9  i recall that in the 50's McArthur was askewd what we should do when the chinese army attacked across the yalu river. Bomb Peking was his answer. sigh.
Posted by: irish rage boy || 10/28/2021 15:25 Comments || Top||

#10  i recall that in the 50's McArthur was askewd what we should do when the chinese army attacked across the yalu river. Bomb Peking was his answer. sigh.
Posted by: irish rage boy || 10/28/2021 15:26 Comments || Top||

#11  ...but Washington also knew that the much reduced force in Europe at the time couldn't stand a Red Army onslaught if Moscow joined in. To paraphrase Lincoln, one war at a time. Korea was a delaying action while Europe was being reinforced as fast as they could. The fact that the cabal of traitors had passed the atomic bomb info on to the Soviets who subsequently detonated one, took that card out of the deck for the time being.

Besides MacArthur had been warned about the intervention by the Chinese, they even carried out an attack prior to the full blown counter attack as a demonstration they meant business. MacArthur ignored it and created situation for the debacle that followed.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/28/2021 19:29 Comments || Top||



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