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-Land of the Free
Under oath, officials admit to harvesting organs from babies born alive with 'beating hearts'
[American Thinker] The nightmare is no product of imagination. It is real: infanticide for the purpose of organ-harvesting is real. Madeline Osburn of The Federalist reports on shocking new video of deposition testimony under oath confirming crimes worthy of comparison to Dr. Mengele:
[V]ideos of witnesses under oath show that not only did the abortion giant profit from the sale of fetal organs, but that Planned Parenthood and its business partner, Advanced Bioscience Resources (ABR), violated federal law that mandates a fetus born with a beating heart is a human being equally entitled to protections under the law.

"Placing an order for body parts from a born alive infant uses the means of interstate commerce to obtain the death of a human being through organ harvesting," Daleiden says in the video. "If the federal law is applied equally to born-alive infants, this is murder for hire."

In the video, ABR's procurement manager Perrin Larton describes how fetuses "just fall out" of some women in the operating room "once every couple months." She says she receives these intact fetuses straight from the abortion doctor and dissects them in the clinic lab for body parts. Larton is asked if those fetuses have a heartbeat. "It depends," she says. "I can see hearts that are not in an intact P.O.C. [product of conception] that are beating independently."

In a deposition with Dr. Deborah Nucatola, former medical director for Planned Parenthood Los Angles and current medical director at Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, she admits she has had "non-viable" fetuses delivered in her facilities. When asked how she determines whether a fetus born alive is considered viable, Nucatola says it "depends on where you work" and that one way she determines a baby's viability is "the availability of interventions" at the facility.

Finally, Jon Dunn, the CEO of Planned Parenthood Orange County testifies that at least once he was made aware of a fetus born alive at his facility. The staff did not call 9-1-1 and "kept it warm and comfortable," Dunn said.

Living human beings are killed by denying them care, and their organs are harvested for profit. A grand jury is required, in my opinion.

A related Federalist piece reported:
In a new video released by the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), Planned Parenthood and abortion industry officials give sworn testimony describing how babies born alive with beating hearts in their facilities are then harvested for organs.

Since CMP’s first undercover videos, filmed by journalist and activist David Daleiden, were released in 2015, Planned Parenthood has denied that its facilities sold fetal body parts from abortions, and that their fetal tissue research programs and late-term abortion practices are in total compliance with the law.

In May, 27 Republican senators asked Attorney General William Barr to investigate how several Planned Parenthood facilities received $80 million from the coronavirus Paycheck Protection Program despite rules restricting them from receiving the money due to the number of employees the organizations have. Last week, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and former Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, also asked the DOJ and FBI to follow up on Grassley’s 2016 criminal referral of Planned Parenthood and fetal tissue procurement companies for alleged baby body part trafficking.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "Last week, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and former Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, also asked the DOJ and FBI to follow up on Grassley’s 2016 criminal referral...."

Nuff said.
Posted by: Clem || 07/02/2020 0:14 Comments || Top||

#2  Every day something comes out that proves the West can no lońger call itself a civilization.
Posted by: Crins Throlusing3119 || 07/02/2020 0:43 Comments || Top||

#3  Other than Chelmno, Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka, and Auschwitz, could there possibly be a more accurate example of evil ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/02/2020 0:46 Comments || Top||

#4  Justice Roberts to the courtesy phone.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/02/2020 6:51 Comments || Top||

#5  Can we have the break down by race? Just making sure certain groups were not disproportionately harvested.

Posted by: Airandee || 07/02/2020 7:22 Comments || Top||

#6  Ref #2: With each passing day and new revelation regarding a woman's right to choose infant genocide, I more convinced than ever that we are literally dooming ourselves.

If you were the architect of 'Intelligent Design' and responsible for outcomes, how would you grade the paper ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/02/2020 7:52 Comments || Top||

#7  DAMN monsters...KILL THEM, IMO
Posted by: ranture || 07/02/2020 13:13 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
With Debate Over Vote-By-Mail Heating Up the Postal Workers Union Makes a Bothersome Announcement
Excerpt:
[Red State] The American Postal Workers Union’s National Executive Board has voted to endorse Joe Biden for President of the United States. In their decision, the Board recognized his record of advancing the cause of unions, his support for the public Postal Service, postal workers, and his opposition to postal privatization.

The union is very opposed to this concept of selling off the government service to a private sector ownership, as has been proposed. This is resisted, despite the fact that last year saw the agency lose $8.8 billion, a nearly $4 billion growth in losses from 2018. The USPS now stands with over $11 billion in debt. Yea, you’d hate to turn that success story over to a private sector entity.

Considering what a tempestuous issue this is becoming, the idea of the influential workers union lending support behind a particular candidate is more than bad optics.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/02/2020 00:59 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6468 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ....more than bad optics.

The author simply has no understanding of affirmative action hiring or entitlement.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/02/2020 1:05 Comments || Top||

#2  What could go wrong? Cause they see it as right. By any means necessary.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/02/2020 6:48 Comments || Top||


Hey Suburban Voters, Joe Biden's Housing Policies Will Ruin Your Communities
BLUF:
[PJ] From Kurtz:

I’ve been studying Joe Biden’s housing plans, and what I’ve seen is both surprising and frightening. I expected that a President Biden would enforce the Obama administration’s radical AFFH (Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing) regulation to the hilt. That is exactly what Biden promises to do. By itself, that would be more than enough to end America’s suburbs as we’ve known them, as I’ve explained repeatedly here at NRO.

What surprises me is that Biden has actually promised to go much further than AFFH. Biden has embraced Cory Booker’s strategy for ending single-family zoning in the suburbs and creating what you might call "little downtowns" in the suburbs. Combine the Obama-Biden administration’s radical AFFH regulation with Booker’s new strategy, and I don’t see how the suburbs can retain their ability to govern themselves. It will mean the end of local control, the end of a style of living that many people prefer to the city, and therefore the end of meaningful choice in how Americans can live. Shouldn’t voters know that this is what’s at stake in the election?
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/02/2020 00:28 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6490 views] Top|| File under:

#1  It didn't start with Joe Biden. These are dem population targeting policies and are not limited to AFFH. It's been an ongoing effort in the Sourthern arc of Atlanta for ten or fifteen years.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/02/2020 0:35 Comments || Top||

#2  creating what you might call "little downtowns" in the suburbs

Enabling density loading for Democratic redistricting.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/02/2020 9:21 Comments || Top||

#3  Joe has no policies..his pilot light is out. This is the radical commie left and is as old as the hills.
Posted by: Warthog || 07/02/2020 9:59 Comments || Top||

#4  Newsom is already doing this in California. Well, I commented earlier on another post today that California politicians have been taking bribes from developers for years. It's no surprise that old Joe wants in on the lucre.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/02/2020 13:27 Comments || Top||

#5  Ooops. Not years. Decades.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/02/2020 13:27 Comments || Top||

#6  Next they'll wanna subdivide your existing single family suburban home so multiple families can live there. Kitchen and bathroom arrangements could be problematic.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/02/2020 13:29 Comments || Top||

#7  Bet the Dems are planning a virtual debate. Might they employ this? The ability of AI to use a voice impressionist for Joe married to his image so he looks coherent. A bit long but worth it

Posted by: Warthog || 07/02/2020 14:27 Comments || Top||

#8  If one needs proof of this assertion, look at the blue cities and what has happened to them.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/02/2020 18:45 Comments || Top||

#9  "But mean tweets!"

--Suburban Wine Karens
Posted by: charger || 07/02/2020 19:26 Comments || Top||


Chuck Schumer's plan to keep the economy in a welfare state coma
[Washington Examiner] Now the party of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and "the Squad," today’s Democratic Party isn’t exactly renowned for its economic literacy. But even by the Democrats’ low standards for economic policy, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s latest proposal is a doozy.

Schumer’s new bill, co-sponsored by fellow Democrat Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, would extend the "supercharged" unemployment benefits provided under the $2.2 trillion CARES Act, currently set to expire on July 31, through March 2021 or until state unemployment rates fall below 5.5%.

"If we fail to renew the $600-per-week increase in [unemployment insurance], millions of American families will have their legs cut out from underneath them at the worst possible time — in the middle of a pandemic, when unemployment is higher than it's been since the Great Depression," Schumer said.

The idea here is straightforward enough: Democrats such as Schumer argue we shouldn’t get rid of expanded unemployment benefits until there is no longer widespread unemployment, or else people won’t have the resources they need to weather long periods without work. But Schumer’s short-sighted solution gets the problem entirely backward — the expansion of unemployment benefits itself is one of the biggest barriers to getting the unemployment rate back down to normal levels.

Here’s why.

The deeply misguided unemployment expansion was passed as a short-term measure at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. It both expanded eligibility for unemployment benefits and augmented them with a federally funded additional $600 a week. Unfortunately, this made it more profitable to stay home on welfare than work for the majority of workers.

The economic ramifications of such skewed incentives are dire.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/02/2020 00:19 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I posted yesterday that coinage is getting scarce. Today I learn in about two weeks cash or coin will not be used. Only cards because of the virus threat.
Posted by: Dale || 07/02/2020 0:40 Comments || Top||

#2  'cuz government can track each and every purchase you make with a card. Isn't that just swell? Funny how with this COVID-19 "crisis" there was "suddenly" a push to go cashless, first in Europe, then by Stretch Pelosi, et al.
Posted by: Clem || 07/02/2020 0:45 Comments || Top||

#3  Cashless won’t happen. Too many people have jars full of change lying about.

As for this bill, it’s merely more of the usual kabuki. The Senate Republicans will never pass it so long as they have control. Should the Democrats win, however...
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/02/2020 1:32 Comments || Top||

#4  today’s Democratic Party isn’t exactly renowned for its economic literacy. But even by the Democrats’ low standards for economic policy, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s latest proposal is a doozy.

He may not be literate in economics, but he's a star in voter psychology - since Trump will have to veto this bill.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/02/2020 5:41 Comments || Top||

#5  Trump won't have to veto if the bill doesn't make it past the Senate.

But Trump, the Senate and the House are likely to agree on some sort of new Covid Stimulus bill. Perhaps another $1k or so per taxpayer.
Posted by: lord garth || 07/02/2020 11:23 Comments || Top||

#6  After you insert your card into every promiscuous slot in town, it will be just as dirty as cash.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/02/2020 13:31 Comments || Top||


The Virulent 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' Is Back With A Vengeance
[Stockman via Zero Hedge - sub. req'd] As the Impeachment Farce neared its pathetic denouement, an optimist might have expected that the virulent Trump Derangement Syndrome infecting the MSM, the Dems and the Washington ruling class would finally die out.

Not at all. It’s back with a vengeance, lurking in the subtext and sotto voce of virtually every headline and utterance from the above precincts with respect to the Covid-19.

Indeed, the entire Covid narrative is so hideously distorted, exaggerated, mendacious and risible as to finally confirm what’s actually been at bottom of the successive waves of RussiaGate, UkraineGate, the Impeachment Farce, the Covid-Hysteria and now the Summer of Race Huckstering, too.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Clem || 07/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Back?
Posted by: Cesare || 07/02/2020 7:54 Comments || Top||


New York Times Deploys Heavy Gun to Back ‘Intel' on Russian Bounties

[ConsortiumNews] After examining his record, New York Times readers should be skeptical of anything David Sanger writes, including his latest artful works of deception.
Ray McGovern, former CIA man, has many strong and varied opinions. He is a frequent commenter for Russia Today and Sputnik, and in 2003 founded Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, which gave voice to disregarded intelligence analysts.
The New York Times is pulling out all the stops in promoting its dubious story on Russia offering bounty for dead U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan.

Wednesday’s installment, a "news analysis" by Times veteran writers David E. Sanger and Eric Schmitt, treats the allegations that Russia paid Taliban or Taliban-related terrorists to kill U.S. troops as flat fact:
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Posted by: Clem || 07/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under:


-PC Follies
We have no alternative but to fight the intolerance of idiots
[Arutz 7] - "Transgender women are women. Any statement to the contrary erases the identity and dignity of transgender people".

We only lacked the United Nations to join the crowd and take a stand against J.K. Rowling, the "Harry Potter" author accused of "transphobia" for a series of tweets and then an essay in which she claimed that sexual difference is real.

Four writers represented by Rowling's literary agency, the Blair Partnership, have resigned after accusing the agency of refusing to issue "a public statement of support for transgender rights". It comes after the attacks on Rowling by the actors made famous by "Harry Potter" - from Daniel Radcliffe to Emma Watson up to Rupert Grint - and the people at Warner and Universal, who came out against the writer.

A host of Hachette employees, the publishing house that will take care of publishing "The Ickabog", the latest work by Rowling, put up a protest against the writer's statements, claiming to be willing to abandon the project if they find it necessary.

Hachette employees are not new to this type of protest. A few months ago they clashed with the board of directors of the publishing house for the publication of Woody Allen's memoirs and the project was eventually abandoned. The price for sacrificing Rowland was certainly too high, it is something like £795 million.

But what becomes of a much less famous but excellent writer who speaks out against gender theory? In the Wall Street Journal, Abigail Shrier told readers what is happening to her book, "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters", an essay against gender theory. Its publisher, Regnery, received a response from Amazon that it would not be authorized to post a paid ad for the book. Amazon's stated reason for blocking the ad - a simple cover image - was this: "It contains elements that challenge sexual orientation."

A few days before that, a chorus of economists and former Fed chiefs and the usual digital herd on Twitter were all trying to destroy the director of one of America's leading academic publications, Harald Uhlig of the University of Chicago, the best-known German economist in the United States, after he dared to criticize Black Lives Matter. The posts sparked a quick backlash, including criticism from several colleagues in Chicago and a petition calling on him to step down as editor of the Journal of Political Economy, one of the five industry magazines in America, which has now put him on leave. Then, as often happens in these lynchings, other journalists, like gravediggers, started doing digital archeology in the old Uhlig posts.

...Judging by the amount of heads that are rolling in the "diversity" guillotine basket, perhaps it is already too late. Today it is the gender craze, tomorrow will be imaginary racism, everyday these failed censors find someone to burn at the stake to consolidate their power, careers and ideology. These idiots have taken over media, universities and publishing houses. We have no alternative but to fight them.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/02/2020 06:26 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The powers that would be couldn't care less about these pathetic, broken, delusional people. This is about making the normals bow down the same way the Soviets and Chicoms did and do. If you would do business or try and get on with your life in any fashion, you must cheer and champion that which is manifestly untrue, degrade and humiliate yourself with their mental illness. Of course it's all for the good of the state.
Posted by: Cesare || 07/02/2020 7:53 Comments || Top||


Calling Racism a Public Health Crisis Can Kill Black People
[FRONTPAGEMAG] The medicalization of racism has been backed by the American Medical Association, whose heads have called on "health institutions and physician organizations to explicitly denounce police violence" and urged "clinics, hospital and healthcare providers to review and reconsider their policies and relationships with law enforcement".

Considering the already fraught state of emergency rooms in urban areas where the victims and perpetrators of gang violence show up every weekend, that would be catastrophic. It would lead to fewer doctors, fewer ERs, and worse outcomes for black patients in urban areas.

But missing ERs and higher rates of young black men shot in urban areas are the AMA agenda.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Fred || 07/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  If only they could find a cure for fighting with the cops, they could save tens of black lives each year.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/02/2020 1:29 Comments || Top||

#2  Or even consider selling something other than drugs for Rap music videos?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/02/2020 7:17 Comments || Top||

#3  ...those don't require racist credentialing. Do away with police? Then do away with obviously ineffectual racist educational institutions. (so do I need to put a /sarc on that? or has the place become so mad that we can't tell anymore?)
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/02/2020 7:23 Comments || Top||

#4  I thought that from Jim Crow to crack to Planned Parenthood that was a big part of the Democrat agenda.
Posted by: AlanC || 07/02/2020 11:54 Comments || Top||



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