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-Great Cultural Revolution
The Bee: CIA Replaces Waterboarding With 12-Hour Lectures On Intersectional Feminism
WASHINGTON, D.C.—According to anonymous sources, the CIA has replaced enhanced interrogation techniques such as waterboarding with something even more torturous and effective: 12-hour academic lectures on intersectional feminism.

"Waterboarding has been shown to be very effective," said the anonymous source. "But that's been replaced now. Now we just pop in a tape of Robin DiAngelo, Stacey Abrams, or Joy Behar. Sometimes we'll really ramp things up and make them watch Coca-Cola's diversity training on a 12-hour loop."

Terror suspects will be subjected to lengthy lectures about cis-male privilege, heteronormative patriarchy, and microaggressive mansplaining. Sources say these lectures are 1,282% more effective than regular old waterboarding.

Critics have criticized the new interrogation method, saying that such cruel torture should be limited only to American universities.

Posted by: badanov || 06/01/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [149 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "War CRIME!" The Bee™ continues it's run of snark
Posted by: magpie || 06/01/2021 0:19 Comments || Top||

#2  If you hadn't prefaced this with "The Bee," I would not have guessed. These Woke clowns are barking mad
Posted by: Hupating Ghibelline2389 || 06/01/2021 5:50 Comments || Top||

#3  Since they're making their staff take the same seminars, they can just put the interrogation subjects in the same room at the same time. Efficiency.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/01/2021 10:41 Comments || Top||

#4  I'll go with waterboarding please.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/01/2021 10:50 Comments || Top||

#5  Mutually Assured Diversity.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/01/2021 13:48 Comments || Top||

#6 
Posted by: Sluse Grealet9429 || 06/01/2021 14:50 Comments || Top||

#7  Saw that one a month ago. But, when you are pummeled with mandatory b.s. training, this might make one crack a smile.
Posted by: Clem || 06/01/2021 21:44 Comments || Top||


-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
The Global Race Towards Full Vaccination [Zero Hedge]
Posted by: Jumbo Fillmore6964 || 06/01/2021 09:02 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [109 views] Top|| File under:

#1  And Bill Gates is happy.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/01/2021 10:49 Comments || Top||

#2 
Posted by: Clem || 06/01/2021 21:40 Comments || Top||


Stockholm Syndrome Over Mask Wearing [American Thinker]
Posted by: Jumbo Fillmore6964 || 06/01/2021 08:40 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [54 views] Top|| File under:


‘NO credible natural ancestor' reports Daily Mail quoting Norwegian Covid researchers. Will Facebook block it?
[Right Scoop] The Daily Mail has done the unthinkable. They’ve published a credible news article about a responsibly conducted scientific study that looked into the origins of the COVID-19 virus that spread across the globe, in the interest of science and as part of the universally demanded push to understand how this happened.

What, that doesn’t SOUND unthinkable? Well until recently, it was unPUBLISHABLE by the standards of the tech oligarchs.

But Daily Mail did it anyway, and now we’ll see if their hideously biased and unaccountable "factchecker" partisans allow it to remain, unhindered by the "scientific" disclaimers created by Facebook marketing people and lawyers.

Here’s what the article says:

An explosive new study claims that Chinese scientists created COVID-19 in a Wuhan lab, then tried to cover their tracks by reverse-engineering versions of the virus to make it look like it evolved naturally from bats.

The paper’s authors, British Professor Angus Dalgleish and Norwegian scientist Dr. Birger Sørensen, wrote that they have had ’prima facie evidence of retro-engineering in China’ for a year — but were ignored by academics and major journals.

Dalgleish is a professor of oncology at St George’s University, London, and is best known for his breakthrough creating the first working ’HIV vaccine’, to treat diagnosed patients and allow them to go off medication for months.

Sørensen, a virologist, is chair of pharmaceutical company, Immunor, which developed a coronavirus vaccine candidate called Biovacc-19. Dalgleish also has share options in the firm.

The shocking allegations in the study include accusations of ’deliberate destruction, concealment or contamination of data’ at Chinese labs, and it notes the silencing and disappearance of scientists in the communist country who spoke out.

The journal article, exclusively obtained by DailyMail.com and slated for publication in the coming days, is set to make waves among the scientific community, as the majority of experts have until recently staunchly denied the origins of COVID-19 were anything other than a natural infection leaping from animals to humans.

A damning report that will make Facebook seem even MORE FOOLISH for having suppressed contrary research arbitrarily to date.

That is, IF the study and the report get to see the light of day on social media. If they are allowed to exist at all.

If this link stops working, you know why.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/01/2021 06:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [46 views] Top|| File under:


World Renowned Doctor Blows Lid Off of COVID Vaccine (video)
[Rumble] Dr. Peter McCullough discusses the dangers of the novel COVID vaccine and it's roll out. This is a product that had minimal testing but is being pushed on the masses. Must we all get the shot for things to "go back to normal"? Are you going to get the shot?

*Fleccas is not giving any medical advice here ;-)

Dr. Peter McCullough has been the world's most prominent and vocal advocate for early outpatient treatment of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Infection in order to prevent hospitalization and death. On May 19, 2021, he was interviewed regarding his efforts as a treating physician and researcher. From his unique vantage point, he has observed and documented a PROFOUNDLY DISTURBING POLICY RESPONSE to the pandemic -- a policy response that may prove to be the greatest malpractice and malfeasance in the history of medicine and public health.

Dr. McCullough is an internist, cardiologist, epidemiologist, and Professor of Medicine at Texas A & M College of Medicine, Dallas, TX USA. Since the outset of the pandemic, Dr. McCullough has been a leader in the medical response to the COVID-19 disaster and has published "Pathophysiological Basis and Rationale for Early Outpatient Treatment of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Infection" the first synthesis of sequenced multidrug treatment of ambulatory patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 in the American Journal of Medicine and subsequently updated in Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine. He has 40 peer-reviewed publications on the infection and has commented extensively on the medical response to the COVID-19 crisis in TheHill and on FOX NEWS Channel. On November 19, 2020, Dr. McCullough testified in the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and throughout 2021 in the Texas Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, Colorado General Assembly, and New Hampshire Senate concerning many aspects of the pandemic response.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/01/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [298 views] Top|| File under:

#1  We lost our aunt to this shit vaccine. DO NOT GET IT! To make matters worse the Mayo clinic lied about her death blaming an enlarged heart. Which was impossible. Pure and complete bull shit.
Posted by: Woodrow || 06/01/2021 0:58 Comments || Top||

#2  Anti-vaxers: evolution in action.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 06/01/2021 3:12 Comments || Top||

#3  #2 de-evolution. I receive 2-3 calls a day to get vaccine. Constant media propaganda pro vaccine and all issues against it are miss information or myths. Big tech and government in action. I see problems every day. I see a few believing they are the only ones correct following their leadership. I say now you understand Jonestown thinking.
Posted by: Dale || 06/01/2021 4:02 Comments || Top||

#4  If the gov told you not to eat shit - what would you do?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 06/01/2021 5:37 Comments || Top||

#5  Government men in Washington tell us we must have it. Could there possibly be a more convincing caution ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/01/2021 6:30 Comments || Top||

#6  Add the sickening actions of the media & Silicon Valley, and you possibly have the biggest scandal/fraud in the history of the world.

Remember the Swine Flu vaccine from the 1970's? After people began to die after getting the shots, they stopped it. But, oh, no, not these COVID-19 "vaccines". More deaths after COVID-19 vaccines than all other vaccines combined? I think I'll take my chances with COVID.
Posted by: Clem || 06/01/2021 7:21 Comments || Top||

#7  Wunderbar
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 06/01/2021 7:56 Comments || Top||

#8  Did CDC just revise their lab test criteria from 35 cycles to 25 cycles ? What does that tell you about vaccine deaths ?
Posted by: crazyhorse || 06/01/2021 9:59 Comments || Top||

#9  I could be wrong but the way I understand it is that normally a vaccine has a few years of trials to sort out these issues and because it was rushed we're seeing those normal bad effects (vaccine interacts with medication or with left-handed red-heads or other strange combos) in real time, and because so many people are getting the vaccine those numbers appear large but they are still a fraction of the total population of folks that have had the vaccine.

Also there are no doubt a lot of cases of folks that died of unrelated causes within a week or so of getting the vaccine so relatives and friends naturally connect the dots they see.

That's not to say the vaccine isn't dangerous (high number of CDC haven't gotten it yet) or totally safe or whatever, just saying this sort of thing was expected.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/01/2021 10:53 Comments || Top||

#10  So how long does the immunity last after surviving the COVID 19 virus ?
I have never had ANY flu since the Hong Kong flu in 1968. Did not even take flu shots until 2015.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 06/01/2021 13:37 Comments || Top||

#11  Get the vaccine or don't. I don't care. I got it and I feel fine.

We are in the midst of a war with China in which they are using biological weapons. Nobody knows what long term effects this virus will have. It might cause cancer or it might make your pee pee fall off. So, of course there are also risks with the vaccine. You must make your own risk assessment. I don't care. I just want to know how my government plans to defend us from further attacks.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/01/2021 13:52 Comments || Top||

#12  Similar experience to crazyhorse. The Hong Kong flu had me in bed for ten days in 1968. But I got the COVID shots in February. No problem.
Posted by: Bobby || 06/01/2021 14:45 Comments || Top||

#13  If the gov told you not to eat shit - what would you do?

Good advice from the government makes me extra suspicious. Those people make the weathermen look like 1960s era NASA Mission Control.

I had heard that if your vocation requires the jab, or in case more appropriately the stick, and you have complications, OSHA ruled that it is considered a work injury. Anyone else hear of such a thing?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/01/2021 17:51 Comments || Top||

#14  My sons work comp insurance was after him to make a claim.He tested positive (no symtoms) then tested again 3 days later not positive. But they kept calling because he missed 3 days work (required for tests).He told them he used his PTO for days missed and did not put a claim in and to stop pestering him.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 06/01/2021 18:11 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
Governor of Florida responds to leftest reporter (short twitter video)
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/01/2021 07:13 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [61 views] Top|| File under:


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Crisis in Transcaucasia: Who Wins?
Direct translation of the article

A view of the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict from a Russian

by Pavel Kukhmirov

[Sevastopol] Pashinyan announced Armenia's readiness to withdraw troops from the border with Azerbaijan. He said this last Saturday.

“We are ready at any time to begin the withdrawal of troops and we are waiting for the OSCE Minsk Group mediators to reach an agreement with Azerbaijan and at the same time to begin the withdrawal of troops in the section from Sotk (Gegharkunik region in eastern Armenia - approx.) To Khoznavar (Syunik region in southern Armenia - note) ", - he said at a meeting with the activists of the party" Civil Contract "headed by him.

According to Pashinyan, Armenia is ready, under the auspices of the OSCE Minsk Group, to begin work on clarifying border points with Azerbaijan and to restore the negotiation process on the Karabakh settlement.

Quite an amusing statement by Mr. Pashinyan, especially given his previous behavior. Which boiled down mainly to two things: inaction and a desire to substitute Russia as much as possible. According to common sense, after the invasion of the Azerbaijani military into Armenian territory, he had every opportunity to take the most decisive actions, which, ideally, could even ended with some revision of the results of the Karabakh war. This would be the case when Pashinyan had a full and justified right to even turn to Russia for military assistance.

But he didn't do anything. Instead, in the Armenian information space, at the suggestion of the Propashinyan activists, another campaign of hatred against Russia began - they say, they are bad allies, they do not protect Armenian interests. This is a wonderful formulation of the question. But the interests of Russia itself in this situation are dubious. And it is quite possible to ask the question: who benefits from all this?

This is definitely not Armenia. The interests of which we are not talking about in principle. She herself is to blame. And not because of the loss in the war, but precisely because of the position of its political leadership and the infantilism of a significant part of the Armenian society.

The Russian Federation, of course, can be blamed for anything, but not for violating allied obligations. Because no matter what they are, no one will fight for Armenia instead of the Armenians themselves. Together is possible. Instead - there are no fools. And if you guys want this, welcome to the Russian Federation as a province. But after all, Mr. Pashinyan's task is not to defend Armenia, is it?

Russia is not a winner either. For her, this whole situation is one complete loss of face and an undermining of geopolitical interests. And here she is also to blame. Not because of the "violation of allied obligations" -- it was neither formally nor in fact. And because she did not remove Mr. Pashinyan from power after the defeat in the war, to which she had all the possibilities.

Instead, they decided that Pashinyan should be left for now, so that he would fulfill the peace agreements. As a result, this "for now" can drag on and is already leading to the current lewdness. There are no comments at all.

But, paradoxically, independent Azerbaijan does not win either. Which right now is behaving extremely shortsightedly: only by maintaining decent relations with the Russian Federation, he can counterbalance the influence of Turkey. But she will swallow his independence and will not choke.

Does Azerbaijan, which won a fundamental victory, now want to merge under someone else, turning into a puppet bantustan or even into someone's wilayet? I suppose it is unlikely. But at the moment, according to the apt expression of one of the experts, Azerbaijanis are behaving like traders in the market, trying to snatch at any cost, without relying on a long-term strategy.

And Turkey is the winner, increasing its influence. And America, which, with the hands of Pashinyan and other people from the structures of Mr. Soros, is destroying the Russian presence in the region and organizing potential pockets of controlled chaos there. And it doesn't matter that Armenia itself is handed over on a platter. She's not the first. Do the Armenians themselves need this? They will answer this question at the elections.

But does Russia need it? This is for whom the time has really come to draw conclusions. And first of all, the conclusions about their own policy in the region and those who determine it.
Posted by: badanov || 06/01/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [175 views] Top|| File under: Ottoman Proxies

#1  Thank you very much, badanov, for these translated Russian articles.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/01/2021 2:39 Comments || Top||

#2  You're welcome. It is an area of lifelong interest.
Posted by: badanov || 06/01/2021 7:14 Comments || Top||

#3  And if you guys want this, welcome to the Russian Federation as a province.

History shows the price paid is very high.
Posted by: Flaising Omeling6076 || 06/01/2021 9:18 Comments || Top||

#4  Be a lot better than being annihilated or forced to become a Turk province.
Posted by: Flater Forkbeard8651 || 06/01/2021 15:25 Comments || Top||


Fifth Column
A year of racial justice protests in graphical detail
Via Russian military journalist Boris Rozhin
[ACLEDDATA] Executive Summary

On 25 May 2020, Minneapolis police killed George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, sparking a massive wave of protests across the United States. According to new ACLED data, which are now updated from the start of last year to the present, more than 11,000 demonstrations associated with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement have been reported in nearly 3,000 distinct locations all around the country. While the vast majority have remained peaceful, they have faced violent intervention from the far right, as well as a disproportionately heavy-handed crackdown by law enforcement. Although demonstration rates have declined significantly since the heights of summer 2020, events have continued well into 2021, recently rising again around new cases of police brutality and the conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin for Floyd’s murder. Opponents of the movement have seized the moment to introduce over 100 “anti-protest” bills in over 30 states, with new legislation increasing the penalties for protesting and even granting immunity for drivers who strike demonstrators with their vehicles.

Now with comprehensive data coverage of the past year of unrest, this report builds on initial research published in September 2020 in the wake of the first round of demonstrations. It maps the protest movement through the beginning of 2021, examines how it has intersected with far-right extremism, and unpacks the aggressive government response over the course of the year since Floyd’s death.
More at the link including charts and findings.
Posted by: badanov || 06/01/2021 07:26 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [76 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  When judging the BLM protests I think just judging by number of protests makes it slant peaceful, but if you weight by size of protest you'd find them to be far more violent.

Basically the instigators-types don't bother with the small protests as they don't provide enough cover.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/01/2021 14:52 Comments || Top||



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  Cullors steps down as BLM executive director
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