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Good Morning

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says criticism
is '99 percent' because she's a black woman
Saturday July 3rd, 2021

Parking lot of @PortlandPolice vehicles destroyed and tagged with antifa graffiti
Biden cuts off Afghanistan questions to 'talk about happy things'
Antifa rallies behind biological male who exposed genitals to women and children in LA spa
Ten churches vandalised in Alberta on Canada Day
Burkina Faso Sacks Defence Minister Amid Growing Protests
Soldier who fatally shot armed BLM protestor charged with murder
%u2018Squad' Falls Silent on Rabbi Stabbing in Boston

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#1  The Second International Pageant of Pulchritude and Eighth Annual Bathing Girl Revue

Held from May 21 to May 23, 1927, in Galveston, Texas. More contestants from outside the United States entered the pageant compared to the previous year, with women from Cuba, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, and Spain joining. Canada and Mexico also sent delegates, as they had in 1926. There were also 29 contestants from the United States. An estimated 250,000 people attended the events during that weekend, and over $5000 in prizes were given to the winners. The pageant was becoming known as an opportunity for potential movie and stage actresses to be discovered.

Miss United States, Dorothy Britton, who represented New York City, was crowned Miss Universe 1927 at the end of the event. She was considered the first American girl to win an international contest of any importance, as well as the first girl from New York City to win a national prize.

Posted by: Albemarle Clish7601 || 07/03/2021 1:05 Comments || Top||

#2  Dorothy Britton ... "Ziegfeld Girl," "the Most Beautiful Showgirl in the World!."

Dorothy won 'Miss United States' then onto the 2nd 'Miss Universe' (as Miss New York) Beauty Pageant in 1927 as the winner. Was a Ziegfeld Girl, Earl Carroll's Sketchbook and Vanities featured star. As with most Ziegfeld Girls she did magazine ads such as Blue=Jay foot treatment and the Motorcar 'Viking 8' as well as posed for ACJ (Alfred Cheney Johnson) also in nudes. After her marriage she retired from show business and raised a family. Dorothy had two children and a sister named Ethel Merriam.

It was reported she worked as a 'Saleslady' in a New York Dress House before winning 'Miss Universe" and later doing 'Red-Cross' work during the mid 1940's. She was in a few legal battles with being arrested for indecent exposure during a Vanities performance as well as her husband Cliff's business doings and his ex-wifes alimony non payments.

Birth Name: Dorothy Katherine Britton
Birth Date: 5/28/1907-2/8/1977
Birth Place: Jersey City, N.J. USA
Married: Clifford Ray Parliman (WWI Aviator, secretly married in early 1932).
Parents: William Britton and Martha Molyneux
Clubs/Theaters: Amsterdam Theatre | Earl Carroll Theatre |
Posted by: Albemarle Clish7601 || 07/03/2021 1:09 Comments || Top||

Posted by: Albemarle Clish7601 || 07/03/2021 1:13 Comments || Top||

#4  Viking
Viking is an automobile manufactured by General Motors' Oldsmobile division, in Lansing, Michigan, for model years 1929 to 1931 and used the GM B platform. It was shared with the Oakland Model 301 for 1930 and 1931

Posted by: Bubba Omailet8927 || 07/03/2021 1:22 Comments || Top||

#5  Coupla birthdays...

The organs, a chorus of trans,
And Democrats, screeching the banns.
"Another beheading?"
"Republican wedding."
"Oh, whose?" [flied lice] "Cohan and Franz."
Posted by: Sheba B. Bridges6348 || 07/03/2021 23:58 Comments || Top||

Afghan NDS foils a deadly terrorist attack plan on Herat-Kabul flight
[KhaamaPress] The Afghanistan National Directorate for Security has foiled a terrorist attack plan on Herat
...a venerable old Persian-speaking city in western Afghanistan, populated mostly by Tadjiks, which is why it's not as blood-soaked as areas controlled by Pashtuns...
-Kabul flight on Friday, an official source confirmed.

According to a statement issued by NDS, they have seized a man at the Herat airport who wanted to execute a kaboom during the Herat-Kabul flight.

The NDS and National Police officers detained a man who had placed explosives including RDX explosives, chemicals, and a hand grenade inside a musical instrument, pretending him to be a musician, the statement said.

The suspect named Sayed Edresullah Parviz is a 33-year-old Afghan man who was born in Pashtun-infested Logar province of Afghanistan. He was one of the passengers of the Herat-Kabul flight for Friday morning.

No details about his relationship with the terrorist networks available yet.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10798 views] Top|| File under:

23 Killed in Taliban Attacks in Badakhshan, Baghlan: Sources
[ToloNews] Sources say that 23 people, including security force members and members of the public uprising forces, were killed and five more were maimed in Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
attacks in Badakhshan and Baghlan provinces in northern Afghanistan on Thursday night.

Two sources from Badakhshan police said that eight people, including security force members, were killed and three more were maimed in Taliban attacks on different outposts in the city of Faizabad.

But other sources from the province said that the Taliban attacked three to four outposts in Yaftal-e-Bala area on the outskirts of Faizabad city on Thursday night in which 20 security force members and members of the public uprising forces, including their commander, were killed and some of them were taken hostage by the Taliban.

The sources said that some military vehicles and weapons also fell to the Taliban.

Some Badakhshan residents who spoke to TOLOnews said the situation in Faizabad city is alarming and that it is faced with the threat of falling to the Death Eaters if the Taliban attacks are not pushed back.

...back at the pond, Gloria slowly backed away from the eight-foot bull frog. If the creature croaked she would surely be deafened...
in Baghlan, three people, including Mohiuddin Paikan Haidari, the head of the education department of Pul-e-Charkhi Prison, were killed in an ambush by the Taliban in Khost district in the province, last night, sources said.

Two others who were killed in the attack were commanders of public uprising forces who were heading to a frontline to fight the Taliban.

The sources said that two members of the public uprising forces were maimed in the clash. According to the sources, four Taliban fighters were also killed in the attack.

This comes as thousands of people have taken up arms in various provinces to fight against the Taliban amidst a surge in attacks by the group.


Posted by: trailing wife || 07/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10800 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

‘Hundreds’ of Troops Deployed to Protect Border Town in North
[ToloNews] As Taliban
...Arabic for students...
attacks continue, an army commander in the north said that "hundreds of troops" have been deployed to protect the Hairatan border town in the northern province of Balkh.

Kaldar district has been contested between the government forces and the Taliban in the last few weeks, something that has threatened trade and transit through Hairatan that shares a border with Uzbekistan.

The forces have been stationed at bases as close as five kilometers to the east and west of the border town, said Sayed Saadullah Hashemi, the deputy commander of Afghan Army’s 209 Shaheen Corps.

He said that no attack has happened by the Taliban in the last two days.

"Right now, security forces, including commandos, the border forces, the special units have created a security belt within a five kilometers area to protect the border town from all sides," Hashemi said.

Officials in Hairatan said no truck has entered the border from Uzbekistan in the last two days while normally 250 trucks cross the border to Afghanistan daily.

"The recent wave of insecurity in the north has reduced the traffic at the border town," said Jamshid Khorasanpoor, head of maintenance and service department of Hairatan.

Residents of the border town said markets are closed and many families have left their homes following the rise of insecurity in Balkh.

"People are worried. One goes to Mazar (the capital of Balkh), while others go to villages," said Abdul Karim, a resident of Hairatan border town.

"The town is closed. People are scared," said Fida Mohammad, a resident of Hairatan.

According to local officials, the Taliban has reached as close as five kilometers to Hairatan after capturing Kaldar and Shortepa districts in Balkh. But army commanders assured that they would use all their resources to protect the area.

"We will use all our efforts and resources, especially at the border forces regiment, to defend and protect the area," said Mohammad Jan Mohammadi, a border forces commander in the north.

Taliban has captured nine districts in Balkh, increasing their pressure on the border town of Hairatan.

"We will soon launch an operation in various parts," Hairatan police chief Mohammad Shafi Faiz said.

Zare, Kushinda, Sholgara. Chimtal, Chahar Bolak, Balkh, Dawlat Abad, Shortepa, and Kaldar districts in Balkh have recently fallen to the Taliban.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10800 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

Africa North
Libya Coast Guard condemns the act of one of its patrols, including firing warning shots at a migrant boat
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

Spokesperson of warlord Haftar has been killed in prison after months of abduction in Benghazi
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10793 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
5 Bad Guys die in Russian counterterrorism operation
Direct translation via Google Translate. Edited. Video and photos at the link in the title.

Via Russian military journalist Boris Rozhin.

[MIR24tv] During the counter-terrorist operation (CTO) in the suburbs of Nalchik, five bandits were neutralized, MIR 24 reports with reference to the National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAC).

Earlier, the CTO regime was introduced in part of the territory of Nalchik and the Baksan region of Kabardino-Balkaria.
Kabardino-Balkaria is one of those North Caucuses republics in southwestern Russia bordering Georgia. The North Caucuses is Caucuses Emirate territory, though the younger generation find ISIS appealing, and many of them have wandered down to Syria to cause trouble.
As stated in the NAC, as a result of the shootout, five bandits were destroyed. No one was injured among the local residents. There are no casualties of law enforcement personnel. At the site of the clash, operational-search measures and investigative actions are being carried out.

In April, MIR 24 reported that the Federal Security Service had liquidated a cell in the Novosibirsk and Kemerovo regions of the terrorist organization Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami, banned in Russia. "
Posted by: badanov || 07/03/2021 06:50 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10801 views] Top|| File under: Hizb-ut-Tahrir

#1  A job well done then.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/03/2021 14:14 Comments || Top||

Fifth Column
Standoff Between Heavily Armed Men And Police Shuts Down Part Of I-95 In Wakefield
[WBUR] A group of heavily-armed men are engaged in an ongoing standoff Saturday with Massachusetts police, prompting shelter-in-place orders in some areas and sparking massive delays on the holiday weekend as a portion of Interstate 95 remains shut down.

The standoff began around 2 a.m. when police noticed two cars pulled over on I-95 with hazard lights on, authorities said at a Saturday press briefing.

Between eight to 10 men were clad in military-style gear with long guns and pistols, Mass State Police Col. Christopher Mason said.

The men refused to put down their weapons or comply with authorities' orders, claiming to be from a group "that does not recognize our laws," police said. They took off into a wooded area, where two men have been arrested.
Update at 1 p.m. ET from links in comments: They identified themselves as Rise of the Moors, a Moorish Sovereign Citizens group.
Posted by: Matt || 07/03/2021 10:05 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10806 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  This could get interesting....
Posted by: Spoter B || 07/03/2021 10:23 Comments || Top||

#2  Whatever else it sure demonstrates how easy it is to cut off a major artery. Time was that panic was the last resort.
Posted by: Cesare || 07/03/2021 10:30 Comments || Top||

#3  This is the Mass State Police twitter feed covering the situation. I don't think there'll be much press coverage until they figure out whether the headline is "White Supremacists Run Amok" or "Heroic African-Americans Protest Centuries of Oppression".
Posted by: Matt || 07/03/2021 10:35 Comments || Top||

#4  Suspects of no description... I know which way to bet.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 07/03/2021 11:04 Comments || Top||

#5  AP update:


Rise of the Moors.
Posted by: Spoter B || 07/03/2021 11:23 Comments || Top||

#6  As of 0820 Pacific, CBS and Mail reporting "Moors" in custody. AP still vamping on "sovcits."
Posted by: Omeque Snamp6347 || 07/03/2021 11:25 Comments || Top||

#7  https://boston.cbslocal.com/2021/07/03/rise-of-moors-moorish-american-arms-wakefield-standoff-i95/

Nothing to see here.
Posted by: Spoter B || 07/03/2021 11:36 Comments || Top||

#8  http://www.riseofthemoors.org/
Posted by: Spoter B || 07/03/2021 11:37 Comments || Top||

#9  Yet we'll still hear that "white supremacists" are a terrorist threat.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 07/03/2021 11:42 Comments || Top||

#10  bringing the fez back into fashion!
Posted by: Retard Strength || 07/03/2021 11:48 Comments || Top||

#11  BINAI - But it's not an Insurrection™
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/03/2021 11:51 Comments || Top||

#12  Mass. staties say they arrested two of them.
Posted by: Raj || 07/03/2021 11:53 Comments || Top||

#13  Now it's eleven of them (15 min. ago).
Posted by: Raj || 07/03/2021 11:56 Comments || Top||

#14  Rise of the Moorons
Posted by: Maggie Gurly-Brown2763 || 07/03/2021 11:59 Comments || Top||

#15  Obviously all the gun sales have not gone to white supremacists in fly over country.
Posted by: Spoter B || 07/03/2021 12:02 Comments || Top||

#16  ....claiming to be from a group "that does not recognize our laws,"

US Gov't agents then ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/03/2021 12:03 Comments || Top||

#17  ^ Snark of the Day Mod Category
Posted by: Matt || 07/03/2021 12:05 Comments || Top||

#18  Why don't we and they just agree to separate?

Let the Wakandan/Moors have some abandoned air bases somewhere. Plus Detroit, Baltimore and Groot's Chicago
Posted by: Spanky Big Foot2334 || 07/03/2021 12:10 Comments || Top||

#19  The group claimed to be American nationals but not US citizens. They have a Moroccan flag.
Posted by: Bobby || 07/03/2021 12:24 Comments || Top||

#20  The Moorish Sovereign Citizens movement, also known as the Indigenous Moors, have the queer idea that they’re the native people of North America and therefore entitled to ignore U.S. laws and retake title to any property that catches their eye, which they’ve done with distressing regularity since the 1990s. Both the Indigenous Moors and the Nation of Islam split off from the Moorish Science Temple movement that started a century ago. Black Lives Matter intersects with them and Antifa; the Not Fucking Around Coalition has their own peculiar take on the same entitled Black Separatist notions, with a slightly different mysticism.

They show up here with some regularity — Page 1: WoT os definitely the right choice, article moved to Firth Column.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/03/2021 12:41 Comments || Top||

#21  Oh, and they are also a heretical branch of Islam with their own secret addition to the Koran. Spoter B’s Rise of The Moors link has more than anyone wants to know about their ahistorical fancies.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/03/2021 13:01 Comments || Top||

#22  They do not recognize the law of this land…. But will not hesitate to sue once one of them is shot by the police.
Posted by: Airandee || 07/03/2021 13:42 Comments || Top||

#23  Irony is, the law of the land will go all out and ensure due process.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/03/2021 13:47 Comments || Top||

#24  Thank you, Spoter B. Very interesting reading.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/03/2021 13:53 Comments || Top||

#25  More interesting reading at the SPLC site.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/03/2021 14:11 Comments || Top||

#26  The Southern Poverty Law Center gets much wrong, mostly about anything white-related or even slightly on the right side of the aisle, but Dron’s link is quite useful.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/03/2021 15:02 Comments || Top||

#27  Total gaslighting when listening to the news. All they would say is that it was a militia group, implying white supremacists. Even the state patrol spokesman wouldn't give any description. Cowards all.
Posted by: Thraviling Thromons4323 || 07/03/2021 15:41 Comments || Top||

#28  Her Highness Divine: Empress Wendy Farica Washitaw is the current reigning empress of the Washitaw de Dugdahmoundyah Empire and leader of the Emperial Washitaw de Dugdahmoundyah Nation. SHE IS THE LEGAL HEIR to the Maison Rouge land grant that were skillfully willed to her great-great-great-grandfather Henry Turner, son of the Marquis de Maison Rouge. The Marquis Joseph de Maison Rouge, the child of French Nobility was rescued by the Baron Philip de Bastrop at the beginning of the unrest culmination with the French Revolution.

Henry Turner is the child of the Marquis de Maison Rouge by an Emperial Washa woman, Her Highness Saint Cyr El Ayimarieeyah.( The discovery of her Egyptian – like coffin is recounted in Return of the Ancient Ones ). After the Marquis death, Henry Turner began recovering the titles to all of the land and rights granted under his father’s name; including the Maison Rouge Grant, the de Bastrop Grant and the Crozat Grant.

Posted by: Besoeker || 07/03/2021 16:04 Comments || Top||

#29  I had no idea. Is membership open to the public ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/03/2021 16:06 Comments || Top||

#30  Is that Whoopi Goldberg's mum?
Posted by: Raj || 07/03/2021 16:12 Comments || Top||

#31  I'm guessing this was all about trying to get the cops to step on their d*cks. And maybe they did, if these people were not breaking the law.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/03/2021 16:30 Comments || Top||

#32  Her Highness Divine: Empress Wendy Farica Washitaw

...You know, somewhere out there is one piSSed-off Shriner looking for his fez.

Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 07/03/2021 17:10 Comments || Top||

#33  "Washitaw"?

Acronym? WASHITAW?

Or code words in a portmanteau?
Posted by: Menhadden Ghibelline2247 || 07/03/2021 18:59 Comments || Top||

#34  The Padishah Emperor of the Known Universe...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/03/2021 19:05 Comments || Top||

#35  trying to get the cops to step on their d*cks. And maybe they did, if these people were not breaking the law.

They didn’t have legal gun licenses, according to the various links. Very probably not legal driving licenses. as well, and even more probably have not been paying taxes, because their website says they’re entitled not to.

But travelling on the highway at two in the morning suggests to me they were hoping to reach their destination without being noticed along the way.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/03/2021 19:11 Comments || Top||

#36  But travelling on the highway at two in the morning suggests to me they were hoping to reach their destination without being noticed along the way.

"Objection, Yer Honor. Assuming my clients are the mooks they appear to be."

Well, like Yogi said, you can observe a lot just by watching.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/03/2021 19:30 Comments || Top||

#37  If they were carrying real firearms in Massachusetts and will not licensed in Massachusetts, they are breaking Massachusetts law.

The minimum penalty for an unlicensed person carrying a firearm in Massachusetts is a year in jail. We'll see if they're charged with anything.
Posted by: Woozle Theamble4130 || 07/03/2021 21:34 Comments || Top||

#38  Mass gun laws seem voluminous, but this appears to be the gist:
Massachusetts residents 15 years and older who wish to possess, carry, and transport firearms, ammunition, and feeding devices are required to have a firearms license. Firearms licenses are issued by municipal police departments.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/03/2021 21:59 Comments || Top||

Antifa rallies behind biological male who exposed genitals to women and children in LA spa
...the armed wing of the Democratic Party...
accounts on Twitter are promoting a direct action against a rally outside a Los Angeles spa where a woman complained last week that a transgender individual's male genitals were exposed to women and girls in the female section.

The Koreatown health club became the center of controversy after a female customer confronted spa staff about a transwoman with male genitals being permitted to disrobe in the spa's women section. The confrontation was caught on camera over the weekend, fueling online discourse with threats of a boycott against the spa. Antifa groups are now painting the incident as as a matter of trans rights—opposed to the rights of "cisgender" females to not be exposed to male anatomy.

"Please consider joining us as we stand against rampant transphobia in Los Angeles," tweeted SoCal Antifa, a self-described group of Antifa activists spread throughout Southern Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party,. The Twitter account has turned off comments.

Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10795 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

Parking lot of @PortlandPolice vehicles destroyed and tagged with antifa graffiti
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10794 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM


Given all the private and Government property destroyed over the last 18 months is nearing $1 Billion. It should be obvious to even the dumbest politician that the citizenry is PISSED TO HELL AND BACK and likely will slap them with it election day.

When will the Governor declare Political CYA Martial Law?
Or will the Citizenry start addressing the issue?

Posted by: NN2N1 || 07/03/2021 9:16 Comments || Top||

#2  they don't seem to care about "elections" anymore
Posted by: 746 || 07/03/2021 9:23 Comments || Top||

Great White North
Ten churches vandalised in Alberta on Canada Day
[BBC] Ten churches have been vandalised in Alberta, Canada, in attacks that police have linked to anger over historic injustices against indigenous people.Investigators in the province said orange and red paint was daubed on the churches in the city of Calgary.

The premier of Alberta said the attacks were "appalling".

It comes after unmarked graves were found around former church-run residential schools that indigenous children were once forced to attend.

The grim discoveries prompted some calls for national celebrations in honour of Canada Day on 1 July to be cancelled.

Alberta's Premier Jason Kenney, said on Thursday one of the vandalised locations was an African Evangelical Church in the city of Calgary.

He said its congregation was made up entirely of former refugees who fled countries where churches are often vandalised and burned down.

"These folks came to Canada with the hope that they could practise their faith peacefully," tweeted Mr Kenney, a Conservative. "Some of them are traumatised by such attacks.

"This is where hatred based on collective guilt for historic injustices leads us. Let's seek unity, respect & reconciliation instead."

Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10794 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

Far-left activists topple a statue of Queen Victoria in Winnipeg
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Didn't Canada used to have Royal Canadian Mounted Police? With Sgt. Preston's Husky dog, King.
Posted by: Bobby || 07/03/2021 3:22 Comments || Top||

#2  ...well, that was before they were given the authority to stop by any means possible the assembly of Christians. Can't have gatherings during a pandemic, now can we? /rhet question.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/03/2021 7:16 Comments || Top||

#3  “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth."
Perhaps if they were informed that they were doing the work of God they would stop with the whole statue destruction thing?
Posted by: Glenmore || 07/03/2021 9:37 Comments || Top||

Home Front: WoT
Chabad rabbi stabbed and wounded in attack outside Boston Jewish center
See Squad’s non-response here.
[IsraelTimes] Shlomo Noginski, an Israeli citizen, hospitalized in stable, pH balanced condition; attacker apprehended and identified as 24-year-old Khaled Awad.

A Chabad rabbi was attacked and stabbed multiple times outside a Jewish center in Boston on Thursday in an apparent antisemitic attack. He was hospitalized in stable, pH balanced condition.

Rabbi Shlomo Noginski was attacked while outside Shaloh House, a Chabad institute for Russian-speaking Jews in the Brighton neighborhood, Chabad.org reported. The report said a man approached Noginski, who was outside talking on his phone. He drew a gun and told Noginski to take him to his car. When he tried to force him inside, Noginski tried to flee and the man stabbed him repeatedly.

Rabbi Dan Rodkin, the executive director of the Shaloh House, said Noginski was stabbed eight times.

A Boston Police Department spokesperson said the victim was stabbed outside the building that houses the school and synagogue on Chestnut Hill Street in Brighton at 1:19 p.m.

The attacker was apprehended by police, who later identified him as Khaled Awad,
... an Egyptian resident of Brighton who has been in the U.S. for four years. Possibly he is an immigrant, whether legal or not, possibly he is only here temporarily as a student — the internet is remarkably silent in the question...
24. He has been charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and assault and battery on a police officer.

Police said they were stepping up patrols at nearby synagogues and Jewish sites.

Police did not provide details of Awad’s motivation or immediately classify the attack as a hate crime. However,
a clean conscience makes a soft pillow...
local Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley said it appeared to be antisemitic.

"While we await further details & pray for his recovery, let me say plainly that all of our neighbors deserve to live free from fear. Antisemitism is a clear and persistent threat to our communities," tweeted Pressley.

Pressley is a member of the so-called Squad of progressive Democratic politicians, including Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar
...Somali-American Dem representative from Minnesota. She was apparently married to her brother and may be her own grandmaw on her mother's side...
, who have been accused of leading an anti-Israel charge in the party. Omar has also frequently been accused of antisemitism.

The incident occurred at a time that a summer camp was taking place in the building.

Chabad said most campers were off-site, while others were safely in the building at the time of the attack. The institution briefly went into lockdown.
A man suspected of stabbing a rabbi several times near a Jewish day school in Boston was held without bail Friday at his arraignment pending a hearing to determine whether he is a danger to society.

Khaled Awad, 24, pleaded not guilty
"Wudn't me."
to assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and assault and battery on a police officer in connection with the Thursday afternoon stabbing of Rabbi Shlomo Noginski in the city’s Brighton neighborhood.

The attorney who represented Awad on Friday could not be reached for comment. A number for Awad, who’s from Brighton, could not be found.

The hearing to determine whether he’s a danger is scheduled for July 8. Awad has no record in Massachusetts but has faced charges of battery and theft in Florida and was sent to a mental health facility there, prosecutors said.

The suspect approached the rabbi with a gun and a knife while he was talking on the phone, sitting on the steps of the school, according to prosecutors and Rabbi Dan Rodkin, executive director of Shaloh House. The suspect allegedly demanded the rabbi’s car keys, and Noginski ran across the street to a park where he was stabbed.

According to the court documents, when police located the suspect, he pointed what appeared to be a firearm at them. Three officers drew their firearms and ordered the suspect to drop his weapon multiple times, authorities said. The suspect then lowered his weapon and threw it to the ground.

The suspect kicked one of the officers in the stomach as he was being assisted into a transport vehicle for booking, police said.
Noginski, a father of 12, experienced anti-Semitism as a child in the Soviet Union when he was badly beaten in one attack, Rodkin told Fox News. In response, his mother put him in martial arts classes and he is now a black belt in judo, Rodkin said.

The family eventually moved to Israel where Noginski became a successful businessman and was a city councilman at one point. He moved to Boston to serve the city's Russian-speaking Jewish community, Rodkin said.

"He dropped everything in Israel to come here to be a rabbi," he said. "It's hard to find a person who's more kind, more gentle, very sincere, very humble."
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10801 views] Top|| File under: Devout Moslems

#2  Not true...this is all made up...Boston the home of the Socialist Liberal Progressive Heartland...no this can not happen, John Kerry would not stand for such things happening at home...
Posted by: Jigum Thritle5771 || 07/03/2021 0:12 Comments || Top||

#3  Father of 12.
Posted by: Spoter B || 07/03/2021 0:17 Comments || Top||

#4  Next to no local reporting about this one.
Posted by: Raj || 07/03/2021 0:53 Comments || Top||

#5  Father of 12.

Successful businessman in Israel before he became a rabbi, according to Fox News, so probably supplementing his rabbinical salary from his own resources. My synagogue had a rabbinic intern who had been a successful lawyer before feeling called to a new career — neither dressed like students.

Incidentally, I happened by the local Chabad building yesterday, and noticed I had to be buzzed in despite being in a quiet suburb, just like my synagogue.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/03/2021 6:15 Comments || Top||

#6  Something, somewhere, happened to somebody. Right? (do I need to put a /sarc there?)
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/03/2021 7:14 Comments || Top||

#7  Far too many people who should know better by now voted for this. All the same, it's just plain wrong.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/03/2021 8:30 Comments || Top||

#8  From Boston CBS:

Prosecutors said Awad has no record in Massachusetts, but has faced charges of battery and theft in Florida and was sent to a mental health facility there. He’ll be held without bail until a dangerousness hearing on July 8.

His former college roommates and friends at the University of Southern Florida, where he studied chemical engineering until very recently, say Awad had showed a propensity for violence.

“He started becoming violent,” said Eric Valiente, a friend of Awad’s.

His roommate Aidan says he and Awad were friends until Awad attacked him in their shared kitchen on day, prompting Aidan to move out and get a restraining order.

“We were friends, to be honest with you. I’m Jewish. And he knew that since I moved in,” said Aidan Anderson, the suspect’s former roommate.

Aidan and Eric say Awad’s beliefs towards certain cultures became evident early on.

“He was very much anti-Semitic. He would say like all types of Jewish jokes. I thought he was joking at first and then I started to see seriousness in his comments,” said Eric.

After the assault in fall of 2020, the friend distanced themselves from Khaled, but still say they’re shocked he would go so far as to assault a stranger with a weapon.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/03/2021 9:35 Comments || Top||

#9  And the Boston Herald informs us ICE is looking into him.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/03/2021 9:39 Comments || Top||

Darbhanga parcel bomb: NIA raids in Hyderabad lead to recovery of incriminating material
[OneIndia] The National Investigation Agency conducted raids in Hyderabad in connection with the Darbhanga Railway Station Blast Case.

During the raids, the NIA searched the homes of accused Mohammad Nasir Khan and Imran Malik in New Mallepally. The searches led to the recovery and seizures of various incriminating material and multiple digital devices.

The items recovered from the premises of the accused persons contained various documents pertaining to procedure for fabrication of IED and materials used for making of IEDs.

The accused originally hail from Shamli district in Uttar Pradesh. Earlier, the UP police had arrested a father son duo-Mohammad Haji Salim and his son Mohammad Kafil from Kairana, UP in connection with the same case.

The case was first registered in June 2021 following a kaboom on Platform 1 of the Darbhanga Railway Station. The parcel in which the explosive was placed was booked at Secunderabad and arrived by train. The NIA later took over the probe.

The accused persons were arrested from Hyderabad on June 30 2021. Preliminary investigations revealed that this strike was part of a trans-national conspiracy hatched by the Lashkar-e-Tayiba to execute terror acts across the country and cause large scale damage to life and property.

Nasir and Khan had acted on the instructions of their handlers in Pakistain. The two accused who are brothers fabricated an incendiary IED and packed it in a parcel of cloth and booked the same in a long distance train from Secunderabad to Darbhanga.

The NIA learnt that the aim of the accused was to cause a kaboom in the train, which in turn would have led to a fire breaking out resulting in loss of lives and property. It was found that Khan had visited Pakistain in the year 2012 and had received training from his handlers in the fabrication of IED from locally available channels. He along with his brother Imran was in touch with Pakistain based handlers of LeT over encrypted communication platforms, the NIA said.

While credible information about the connection of the accused persons has been found with the ISI, the probe also found that these persons had taken instructions from their handlers-Iqbal Khana and Asif Khana of Pakistain. Both brothers and Khana are natives of Kairana in Uttar Pradesh. Khana had taken shelter in Pakistain and is one of the most wanted terrorists.

Nasir, the investigation found had visited Pakistain three on the pretext of meeting his blood relatives. In Pakistain he was radicalised by Khana.
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NIA raids several locations at UP, Punjab in connection with Khalistan Tiger Force extortion case
[OneIndia] Searches were conducted by the National Investigation Agency at nine locations in Barnala, Moga, Ferozepur in Punjab
1.) Little Orphan Annie's bodyguard
2.) A province of Pakistain ruled by one of the Sharif brothers
3.) A province of India. It is majority (60 percent) Sikh and Hindoo (37 percent), which means it has relatively few Moslem riots....

and Meerut and Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh related to threatening and extortion of money by Khalistan terrorists.
...Khalistan is the idea of an independent Sikh homeland in the Indian Punjab. The local troublemakers are financed by the Sikh diaspora — who love the idea of the folks they left behind murdering their neighbours before dying romantically for a hopeless idea — with training and additional funding from Pakistan’s ISI as yet another arrow in their quiver aimed at the Indian throat since the 1980s...
The case was first registered at Mehna district Moga, Punjab after the police received information that Arshdeep Singh, Charandeep Singh, Beehla Barnala and Ramandeep Singh had formed a gang to extort money from people. The NIA had taken over the probe from the Punjab police in 2021.

The NIA arrested three persons in connection with the case. The NIA says that Arshdeep Singh is a close associate of Hardeep Singh NIjjar,
...a plumber who lives comfortably in Canada’s British Columbia, far from the romantic danger endured by the revolutionaries he commands...
Chief of the Khalistan Tiger Force and it was on his directions that the gang was was formed. The module comprised gangsters and sharp shooters based in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, India. The arrested persons had killed three Punjab based businessmen. Further they had identified several other targets as well.

In the searches conducted, the NIA recovered empty bullet cartridges, one polybag containing 122 grams of narcotic substance, digital devices including, Compact drives, Mobile Phones, Sim cards and many incriminating documents.
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#1  a plumber who lives comfortably in Canada’s British Columbia

A turbaned Punjabi Mario,
wannabe sicario,
dreams of a Sikh paradise.

In his imaginarium,
gleams a Byzantium
of butter chicken with fries.

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Bomb explosion kills 1, injures 6 near Tuz Khurmatu
[Rudaw] A roadside explosion killed a woman and injured 6 others from a single family who were en route to a village near the border of Tuz Khurmatu on Friday, according to a local official.

Hassan Zain al-Abidin, the mayor of Tuz Khurmatu, told Rudaw that "the bomb was concealed within a jerry can. The bomb went kaboom! as the family was returning from Tuz Khurmatu to the village of Zanjali. The security forces are presently investigating at the scene of the incident."

"The woman who was killed was 40 years old and the mother of four children. Her brother, children and spouse were maimed and are now being treated at Komari Hospital in Tuz Khurmatu," Abidin said.

The blast was carried out by the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(ISIS), according to the mayor of Tuz Khurmatu, given the increased activity of ISIS gunnies near the border. The villagers of Zanjali had been warned to evacuate due to the threat of attack by ISIS. He said they did not heed the warnings and, unfortunately, this incident happened as a result.

A lack of coordination between security forces in areas disputed between Erbil and Baghdad - largely in Salahaddin, Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
and Diyala provinces - has created a security vacuum that ISIS sleeper cells exploit to carry out ambushes, attacks and kidnappings.

Three farmers were kidnapped near Tuz Khurmatu earlier in March by ISIS

Abidin said that the kidnapped were Sunni Arabs and residents of Hlewa village, located ten kilometers west of Tuz Khurmatu.

ISIS gunnies were killed in a ground and air operation between Kurdish Peshmerga and French forces in areas between the Diyala districts of Kifri and Tuz Khurmatu in June. The offensive was "in Dire Revenge" for the deaths of four Peshmerga troops in ISIS attacks
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Palestinians riot outside illegal West Bank outpost on eve of evacuation
[IsraelTimes] Red Islamic Thingy says 61 hurt, including six hit by rubber-tipped bullets; under agreement with government, settlers to leave site by 4 p.m. Friday.

Hundreds of Paleostinians gathered outside the illegal Evyatar outpost in the West Bank late Thursday, throwing rocks and Molotov cocktails and shooting fireworks at IDF troops at the scene, the army said.

The violent mostly peaceful protest came on the eve of a partial evacuation of the wildcat settlement set for Friday under an agreement reached between the government and the settlers.

IDF troops responded with tear gas and rubber bullets.

The Paleostinian Red Islamic Thingy reported it treated 61 people, including six hit by rubber bullets. The rest suffered from tear gas inhalation.

The protest came on the final night that civilians will remain at the contested site.

Earlier this week Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Defense Minister Benny Gantz reached an agreement whereby the settlers will evacuate Evyatar by 4 p.m. Friday, but the state will work to legalize control of the land and establish a yeshiva at the site at a later date.

In the meantime, the Israel Defense Forces will establish an "immediate round-the-clock presence" at the outpost.

The Defense Ministry will carry out a survey of the land to establish which parts can be declared state land and which parts are considered to be private Paleostinian property.

"Lands that are found to belong to the state will be declared as such, while those that are private will be evacuated," a statement released late Wednesday by Cabinet Secretary Shalom Shlomo said, noting that buildings will not be demolished until the land’s status is clarified.

Bennett, a former director of the Yesha council settler lobby, was reported Sunday to be eager to avoid the spectacle of the outpost being removed under his leadership, especially given the current political situation in which the coalition is struggling to maintain a majority in the Knesset.

Earlier iterations of Evyatar have been razed several times since Israelis first tried to settle the site in 2013.

The outpost is located on land south of Nablus that Paleostinians say had historically been part of the Paleostinian villages of Beita, Kablan and Yitma, though residents of those towns have been barred access for decades over what the IDF has said were security reasons. The land went uncultivated, opening it up for confiscation by the state for public use, based on West Bank property laws. Before that can happen though, the Civil Administration is required to survey the land to confirm its status, a step that Evyatar settlers did not wait for before moving in.

The area near the outpost has seen repeated festivities in recent weeks as Paleostinians protested the creation of the outpost, in some cases hurling stones at troops and burning swaths of land. Israeli soldiers have responded with riot dispersal munitions and in some cases, live bullets, killing four Paleostinians.


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Demonstrations continued today in Hebron against the Palestinian Authority's killing of political activist Nizar Banat
Green on green.
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Turkish forces and affiliated factions target the village of al-Boughaz in the eastern countryside of Bab al-Sharqi
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A prisoner exchange took place between Syrian government forces and Turkish-backed armed factions in the countryside of Aleppo

The exchange took place through the Abu al-Zindin crossing in the countryside of al-Bab city, east Aleppo, where each party handed five prisoners to the other party.

The armed bandidos bully boyz of the Ottoman Turkish-backed Syrian National Army handed each Milad Ashor, Hani al-Youssef, Amar al-Abdullah, Mortada Mahfouz, and Youssef Hamdan over to government forces, a security source from the government forces who requested anonymity said.

The prisoners included officers, two of which have been prisoners for more than four years, he added.

The same source denied the authenticity of what was reported by government-backed security sources regarding the release of 37 prisoners from the opposition in return for their five members, adding, "the government aims to raise the morale of their members and to show itself as caring about them and not leaving them in captivity."

Social media websites of pro-Syrian National Army individuals published the names of those who the Syrian government released, including Hussein Issa, Hussein al-His, Muhammad Diya’ Boulad, Mahmud al-Rifa’i, and Ahmed Shamiya.

The prisoner exchange followed negotiations between the government and military commander of the Mutasim Brigade, Farouq Abu Bakr, the government security source added.

The source pointed out that Muhammad Diya’ Boulad, who was released by the government, is a cousin of Saif Abu Bakr, an official in the Hamza Division, and Hussein Issa, who was also released by the government, is a nephew of an official in Sultan Murad Division.
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10810 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

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