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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Biden ‘Set to Surge' Illegal Alien Population Across U.S.
[Breitbart] President Joe Biden is "set to surge" the number of illegal aliens living across the United States, new analysis provided to Breitbart News details.

The analysis, conducted by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), projects that the nation’s illegal alien population will increase dramatically as a result of Biden’s mass migration agenda where border crossers are routinely being released into the U.S. interior, most illegal aliens are evading deportation, and there are no plans for a crackdown on visa overstays.

The illegal alien population "could exceed 20 million" if Biden "implements all of his preferred policies" by the end of 2024, the analysis estimates.

"... the illegal alien population is set to surge under the Biden administration," FAIR’s analysis states.

As evidence, FAIR notes that even as former President Donald Trump implemented strict border controls, boosted deportations of illegal aliens, and closed a number of visa loopholes, the illegal alien population "grew considerably" from their estimate of 12.5 million at the start of 2017 to 14.5 million by the end of 2020.

"This can be attributed to a number of reasons, including a strong economy throughout most of [Trump’s] presidency," the analysis states:
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/22/2021 03:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [146 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Open borders and lost sovereignty, a nation ending betrayal.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/22/2021 3:31 Comments || Top||

#2  High crimes and misdemeanors. Impeach this treasonous bastard.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/22/2021 12:29 Comments || Top||


-Great Cultural Revolution
Wikipedia's Own Co-Founder Warns His Site Is Compromised by Leftists and Can't Be Trusted
[Red State] For years, Wikipedia has been a source of quick and dirty knowledge about any given subject under the sun, but over time it’s become a leftist propaganda site where reality is whatever the leftist volunteers editing the site want it to be.

This isn’t just an opinion. This is coming straight from the mouth of Wikipedia’s own co-creator who is now sounding the alarm on the fact that his own site is now compromised by uncompromising leftists who are erasing anything and altering everything that is inconvenient to the left’s narrative.

According to the Daily Mail, Wikipedia co-creator Larry Sanger appeared on the "UnHeard" podcast to discuss the site’s descent from a crowdsourced online encyclopedia to a leftist propaganda site:
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/22/2021 03:44 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [270 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Nonsense. The technical articles are OK - if, sometimes, not up to date - knowledge does develop. The opinion articles always were garbage.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/22/2021 8:10 Comments || Top||

#2  it depends on the subject, g(r)omgoru. I remember a major brouhaha some year back because a small group of editors was erasing and deceitfully editing articles on global warming. After some years of this nonsense a bunch of people were fired for it. Articles around Israel and Jewish history, politics and politicians — any politicized or controversial subject, really — generally finds itself being repeatedly edited to shape reader opinion.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/22/2021 8:29 Comments || Top||

#3  ^AGW is opinion.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/22/2021 8:32 Comments || Top||

#4  It shouldn’t be — it’s been a hot research field for two decades, and data has been accumulating.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/22/2021 8:36 Comments || Top||

#5  Oh, so suddenly you don't believe in the Holy Blessed Peer Review?
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 07/22/2021 8:37 Comments || Top||

#6  ^^Anyways, you always have to use judgement - even in peer-reviewed (Sturgeon's Law).
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/22/2021 8:39 Comments || Top||

#7  In a corrupt system Sturgeon's Law's 10% is woefully optimistic.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 07/22/2021 8:41 Comments || Top||

#8  Oh, so suddenly you don't believe in the Holy Blessed Peer Review?

I believe in coherence of data from multiple sources. As to the peer-review: sure 90% of peer-reviewed articles are garbage. But 99.9999% of not peer-reviewed "scientific" articles are garbage.
Especially when it comes from people who admit to ideological bias.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/22/2021 8:53 Comments || Top||

#9  Not a 'single source' yapping expert. At least that is to your credit.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/22/2021 9:14 Comments || Top||

#10  Not a 'single source' yapping expert.

Good point. Who does Fauxi believe besides himself?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/22/2021 9:33 Comments || Top||

#11  Fauxi followers appear to be dwindling in numbers.
Posted by: Ebbavirt Peacock8582 || 07/22/2021 9:41 Comments || Top||

#12  g(r)om, think about this: if the guy who contracted the creation of the virus was an ecological nut, there's a lot of crossover between the people who made the virus, the people who told the actual lies about treating the virus, and the ones who do the global warming hoax to deindustrialize the west.

(And back on the road again...)
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 07/22/2021 12:24 Comments || Top||

#13 
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 07/22/2021 12:26 Comments || Top||

#14  Thing, drop Aristotelian logic. Just because Fauci is an a$$hole - and I knew that about him since the 90es - doesn't mean that masks don't work, HCQ does*, and mRNA vaccine is genetic engineering.

*You really think all these poor countries wouldn't use something cheap that works to appease Fauci?
p.s. China is a poor country, and I'm sure they did experiments on Uighurs/political prisoners with HCQ, Invectowhatever etc..., and wouldn't use anything that worked?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/22/2021 12:42 Comments || Top||

#15  Ref 14: No to be argumentative, but wat make u an authority on ars.....

Oh wait !
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/22/2021 13:18 Comments || Top||

#16  ^Remembered how long I know you?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/22/2021 13:37 Comments || Top||

#17  Everyone preppin' for zombies.

Ends up being mummies.

Mummie may I? Mummie may I?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/22/2021 13:41 Comments || Top||

#18  Democrats: Math is opinion.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/22/2021 14:08 Comments || Top||

#19  It's just that there is a lot of knowledge and history for the leftists to get out there and corrupt, even if they stay on it 24/7, a million 'persons' at a time.

I go to to wikipedia for example for standard facts, which no one would want to change, like WTF are gravitons, or the chronology of the Ummayad caliphate, which will surely be zealously documented there.

As for the most important stuff, we've already had our education in the darkest, shittiest reality of the world around us, gentlemen. If it's opinions you want, you won't go to wikipedia that's a given.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/22/2021 14:28 Comments || Top||

#20  Wikipedia was good for some things non-political. The problem is that everything has become politicized in the political, cultural and information wars currently going on in this country.

No doubt Biden's entry was sanitized by someone; he is incapable of doing it at this stage--maybe Mr. Plaigerism never was capable at any time.
Posted by: Thraigum Anguth7272 || 07/22/2021 17:03 Comments || Top||


-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Criminal Collusion, Medical Malfeasance and Murder
Excerpt:
[USAA News] Suppression

Dr. McCullough said 85% of the people who perished from Covid died needlessly. The vast majority of doctors jumped in lockstep to follow these erroneous "guidelines" handed down by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the CDC. Those guidelines neglected to place any focus on the treatment of sick patients andfrom the beginning, as early as April 2020, started emphasizing the need for a vaccine as the only real hope of beating back the virus.

McCullough said the suppression of early Covid treatments, such as HCQ, Azithromycin and especially Ivermectin, "was tightly linked to the development of a vaccine." The FDA put an EUA on HCQ which is a 65-year-old safe drug, when only brand-new drugs or brand new "vaccines" get an EUA...and this effectively stopped the use of these cheap and safe drugs for treatment.

Without the suppression of the already-available treatments, the government would not have been able to legally grant EUA to the three vaccines rushed to market in the USA by Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson.

The Covid battle was left in the hands of independent physicians to try to find therapeutic and off-the-shelf treatments, something that is not part of the pharmaceutical paradigm. It appears many of the treatments that should have been promoted, investigated and studied by health authorities to save lives were instead sabotaged and made inaccessible.

Dr. McCullough called this therapeutic nihilism.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/22/2021 10:31 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [165 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Want to bet Kam got her free HCQ, Azithromycin and Ivermectin at Walter Reed on Sunday ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/22/2021 10:38 Comments || Top||


#3  Thanks for passing this along Angstrom.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/22/2021 19:06 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
Is Biden Making Room for Right-Wing ‘Terrorists' at Guantanamo?
[PJ] The establishment media agrees that Biden’s handlers’ freeing of Taliban jihadi Abdul Latif Nasser from Guantanamo, where he had been held for nineteen years, was the first step toward taking care of more unfinished business from the Obama administration and finally closing the notorious prison camp. But is that really the plan? Or might Guantanamo be filled up with a new group of terrorists?

The signs aren’t hard to find. CNN reported Wednesday that "the Justice Department repeatedly has documented the emergence of what could be called small, right-wing extremist groups." One of the examples offered in the report is that of Robert Morss, a Pennsylvania resident who was arrested in connection with the January 6 Reichstag Fire. According to CNN, when Morss was arrested, police "found in his car a notebook with a page titled, ’Step by Step to Create Hometown Militia.’ Beneath it Morss allegedly scribbled bullet point reminders, fleshing out the idea of forming a violent cell — ’bring assault rifle’ and ’set up your kit’ — and notes on ’formation.’"

Then there were Ian Rogers and Jarrod Copeland, who were "so devoted to former President Donald Trump and so angry about the 2020 election result, that they allegedly plotted to blow up the Democratic headquarters building in Sacramento. One commented over an encrypted messaging thread, where the two discussed planning, that he realized they would be perceived as domestic terrorists, and the second man had previously joined an anti-government militia group."

Whether these three men actually did anything criminal, or planned to do so, is a matter for the courts to decide. But ominously, a prosecutor wrote about the Rogers/Copeland case that "All of the political and social conditions that motivated them to plan what they themselves described as a terrorist attack remain."

What are those conditions? Raw Story gave a clue to the answer to that in a risibly hysterical piece Monday which began:
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/22/2021 03:54 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [124 views] Top|| File under:

#1  An Equatorial Siberia run by the military. No visitation, no lawyers, no trial, just detention.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/22/2021 3:58 Comments || Top||

#2  can't have a trial, then alot of shit gets put out in the public. You know, we don't need to know what goes on, too stupid.
Posted by: Chris || 07/22/2021 4:02 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Taliban seek to cut off Afghan population centres: Top US general
[Aljazeera] Taliban fighters have encircled 17 provincial capitals, outcome of Afghanistan peace talks uncertain, Mark Milley says.

Taliban fighters have gained "strategic momentum" in Afghanistan and now control about half the countryside as they drive to cut off population centres from the Western-backed government in Kabul, the United States’s top military general said.

"This is going to be a test now, of the will and leadership of the Afghan people, the Afghan security forces and the government of Afghanistan," Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark Milley told reporters at the Pentagon on Wednesday.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/22/2021 04:34 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [125 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Something to do with lines of communication, resources, commerce, food? General Milley gets a clue ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/22/2021 4:43 Comments || Top||

#2  Pentagon going to continue to lovingly cultivate a full-on return to Afghanistan same as COVID religionists will continue to call for masks and booster shots.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/22/2021 10:17 Comments || Top||

#3  You've heard of "Generals always want to fight the last war"?
Here we have 'Generals want to keep the last war'.
Posted by: ed in texas || 07/22/2021 13:05 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Biden drifts off answering a question during CNN's town hall with Don Lemon, appears to listen to earpiece to get out of incoherent ramble
[American Thinker] We’ve all seen this before, as has every leader of every country in the world. A sitting President of the United States cannot put together a coherent answer to a simple question. He pauses, appears puzzled, and then comes up with a string of words that appear to have entered his brain via an earpiece. If the stakes weren’t so high, it would be comic.

Wednesday saw the president of the United States engage in a town hall format discussion, on friendly territory with Don Lemon moderating on CNN. It must have been one of those "good days" that dementia sufferers sometime enjoy — in Biden’s case, meaning no "lid" was called, removing the leader of the free world from public scrutiny.

("Calling a lid" is an unprecedented admission that the POTUS is not in full command of his mental faculties and would have Democrats demanding that the 25th Amendment be invoked if a Republican were in office. But Republicans are far too polite and far too scared of the media to make an issue of it with Biden.)

Even with friendliest, least demanding moderator imaginable, Don Lemon, it was a challenge for President Joe Biden to get through the entire hour. His handlers must have believed that that with familiar questions and maybe a good earpiece helping him along, he could handle the challenge.

They were wrong.

Asked an unchallenging question of 12-year-olds and vaccination, he drifted off in the middle of a sentence, and, as he so often does, looked down, got that Deliverance banjo player look on his face, and appeared to be listening to something in his earpiece, and then strung together a sequence of words that were not grammatically related to the rest of the sentence, but which, on their own, were coherent. As if repeating what he just heard.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/22/2021 03:36 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [271 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Find the person who is in charge of the 'Football' and you'll discover who is running the country. We are so fok'd.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/22/2021 3:39 Comments || Top||

#2  obama and his handlers is my best guess. He's a hustler but is not smart enough to pull this bullshit off.
Posted by: Chris || 07/22/2021 4:00 Comments || Top||

#3  Mojo Lens - smart contacts
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/22/2021 6:12 Comments || Top||


#5  Valerie Jarrett is the closest you'll get to the real puppetmasters, which are just wealthy financiers like Soros et al
Posted by: Retard Strength || 07/22/2021 7:18 Comments || Top||

#6 
Question:
Why hasn't someone ran a Spectrum scanner to figure out the Freq. for the B-Boy's Ear Piece receiver?

If successful they could feed him different talking points,
recite Mary Had a Little Lamb. Or at the least jam it or cause a massive feed-back.

A pocket / smart ph. size device is under $250 and even I have had one for for detecting illegal WIFI office connections for years.

Posted by: NN2N1 || 07/22/2021 8:59 Comments || Top||

#7  ^-- I'm sure the secret service searches anyone who gets within range. but good idea. Having him state something like "Hey man, I'm only here because we stuff the the ballot box!" would be interesting...
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/22/2021 10:51 Comments || Top||

#8  Somebody is bound to smuggle in a smart phone which is actually a wideband signal jammer.
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 07/22/2021 12:16 Comments || Top||

#9  LOL, NN2N1. Go for it!
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/22/2021 12:34 Comments || Top||

#10  There will be about as many people at my yearly high school reunion next month than there was in that audience last night.
Posted by: Raj || 07/22/2021 13:18 Comments || Top||

#11  Disney's Animatronic Biden is being rolled out a month early, probably because RealBiden is fading faster than expected.

In some ways, a failing Biden makes Disney's job easier - instead of trying to simulate a functional human, they just need to fake a senile old guy who can't hold a thought or speak in complete sentences. You will know they have made the swap when Joe suddenly starts making sense and seems perkier if a tad robotic. The sudden improvement will be attributed to vitamins and a new anti-senility drug.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/22/2021 16:51 Comments || Top||

#12  ^ and Dorian Gray-paintings by Hunter, Get em now!
Posted by: Frank G || 07/22/2021 20:32 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Interview: For the Taliban in Afghanistan it is all about territory and Islamic Sharia
The perspective from India.
[OneIndia] The situation continues to remain fragile in Afghanistan with the US troops pulling out. What does this mean for India and the neighbourhood?

In this interview with OneIndia, Animesh Roul, Executive Director of the Society for the Study of Peace and Conflict says that the investment and infrastructure would be in jeopardy once the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
takes over Kabul. India should keep its engagement with the Afghan government and other regional players such as Iran
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/22/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [107 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Let Afghanistan have their Sharia law.Same shit happening here , so why worry about them?
Posted by: Chris || 07/22/2021 2:15 Comments || Top||

#2  For the Taliban, it is all about Territory and Islamic Sharia.

Well, that and Poppy production/processing.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 07/22/2021 10:11 Comments || Top||

#3  ^That's comes under "territory".
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/22/2021 10:15 Comments || Top||



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