[Fox9] One person is dead following a law enforcement shooting at a parking structure in the Uptown area of Minneapolis, according to a statement from the U.S. Marshal Service.
Thursday around 2:10 p.m., a U.S. Marshal Service taskforce made up of local law enforcement officers were trying to arrest a person wanted on a state arrest warrant for possession of a firearm by a felon. Law enforcement sources told FOX 9 this person was a murder suspect. "Consider yourself served"
According to USMS, the person was in a parked car, did not follow commands and took out a handgun. In response, members of the taskforce fired shots and the person died at the scene.
The incident occurred at the parking structure is at Seven Points, the shopping center formerly known as Calhoun Square, in the 1400 block of W. Lake Street. Video from SkyFOX9 chopper appeared to show a body surrounded by emergency vehicles on the top floor of the parking structure.
USMS officials say a woman, who was with the suspect at the time, suffered minor injuries from glass debris.
The area around the parking structure on W Lake Street is blocked off by emergency vehicles and law enforcement.
Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are among those who responded to the scene. The BCA will be the lead agency in the investigation.
A small crowd of protesters gathered near parking garage following the incident to voice their concerns about policing.
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[MSN] F. Lee Bailey, a swashbuckling, high-flying defense attorney whose celebrity often eclipsed that of even his most famous clients, but whose legal career ultimately crashed under the weight of financial fraud, personal bankruptcy, and disbarment, died Thursday in Georgia. He was 87.
His death was confirmed by his former law partner, Superior Court Judge Kenneth J. Fishman.
A Waltham native and Boston University Law School graduate, Mr. Bailey was for decades the model of the modern gun-for-hire criminal defender, a brilliant, pugnacious counselor whose courthouse presence all but guaranteed legal fireworks.
Beginning in the early 1960s, he attracted a roster of clients whose names and deeds, alleged or proven, commanded front-page headlines.
Prominent among this group were O.J. Simpson, on whose legal "Dream Team" Mr. Bailey served as co-counsel; Albert DeSalvo, who confessed to being the notorious Boston Strangler; publishing heiress and kidnap-victim-turned-bank-robber Patricia Hearst; Army Captain Ernest Medina, implicated in the Vietnam War’s infamous My Lai Massacre; and neurosurgeon Sam Sheppard, whose arrest after his wife’s murder inspired the television series and hit film "The Fugitive."
Mr. Bailey’s courtroom countenance was striking, augmenting his reputation as a pitbull criminal defender. Of modest height and stocky frame, sporting bushy sideburns and custom-tailored suits, he projected an outsized personality. At the same time, he deployed an arsenal of legal skills — florid oratory, a near-photographic memory, an innate flair for theatrics — to maximum effect.
There was little of the genteel Atticus Finch in Mr. Bailey, certainly. He was known to question witnesses mercilessly, battle with judges and prosecutors ferociously, and suffer from lack of ego rarely if ever, no matter the trial outcome or verdict in the court of public opinion.
The Simpson case fit that template. Accused of two brutal murders, the former football star faced almost certain conviction, based on evidence collected at the scene of the crime and presented in court. That is, until his high-priced defense team set out to prove police bias.
It fell to Mr. Bailey to interrogate Los Angeles police Detective Mark Fuhrman, and it was his punishing cross-examination of Fuhrman, boring in upon his history of using racial slurs, that helped sow enough doubt in jurors’ minds to secure a not-guilty verdict for Simpson.
His surprising, if not shocking, acquittal cast a shadow over Mr. Bailey’s later career, however, even as he continued to insist years later that Simpson was innocent of the crimes. (He theorized that Nicole Brown Simpson, O.J. Simpson’s ex-wife, was the victim of a mistaken-identity drug-related hit.)
[Fox8] Officials with the Ohio American Legion say they are launching a full investigation of Monday’s Memorial Day ceremony in Hudson where the event’s keynote speaker’s microphone was turned down when he started speaking about freed Black slaves honoring soldiers that died during the Civil War.
Retired Army Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter, 77, told the FOX 8 I-TEAM that he was only trying to share some history about how Memorial Day started. He said he was completely “shocked and surprised” to learn his microphone was turned down.
“I first thought there was some technical issue and then I learned later it was purposely turned down,” Kemter said. “I am saddened and extremely disappointed that the American Legion would censor my speech.”
The event was organized by the American Legion Lee-Bishop Post 464 in Hudson.
A.J. Stokes, the event’s audio engineer, told the I-TEAM he was asked by officials with Post 464 to turn off Kemter’s microphone during the speech. He said he refused and one of the organizer’s turned down the volume for about two minutes.
“I would never do that to anyone,” Stokes said. “I feel very badly this happened and honestly I am shocked that it happened.”
Officials with the American Legion Lee-Bishop Post 464 said they were advised by state American Legion officials not to comment about the matter.
Ohio American Legion officials confirmed to the I-TEAM that they are “launching a full investigation.”
“This is so unfortunate and not what we stand for,” said Suzette Heller, an official with the state American Legion.
State Representative Casey Weinstein says he wants a full investigation and for the organizers of the event to be removed from their positions.
“This kind of racist censorship has no place in Hudson,” Weinstein said. “This is an embarrassment and I won’t stand for this in my town.”
The Mayor of Hudson and Hudson City Council members also released a statement saying they were “disheartened to learn that the American Legion turned the sound off for a portion of retired Army Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter’s speech.”
“The Legion explained that mentioning the role that people of color played in history of Memorial Day was “not relevant to our program for the day,” the release from Hubbard officials state. “We condemn the actions taken by the American Legion to censor the comments of Lt. Col. Kemter. The decision disrespected the Lt. Col. who has valiantly served our country and was there to honor veterans in his speech, and it disrespected all Hudson and American veterans nationwide who made the ultimate sacrifice to preserve the freedoms we value as Americans.”
The I-TEAM has also learned that the American Legion of Ohio, Commander Roger Friend, has requested the resignation of two officers of Hudson American Legion Post 464. The full investigation and the charter of this post are pending with the Department Executive Board.
Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter’s speech can be read at the link. I don’t understand what was objectionable about it.
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Washington DC 1968 protest scene in Forrest Gump comes to mind.
Out of a total world population on the order of seven billion, so heading toward a third, though those who’ve had the Chinese vaccine really shouldn’t be counted. Another — or perhaps the groups overlap — 155 million are reported by Worldometers to have recovered from the disease.
[IsraelTimes] More than two billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been given across the world, according to an AFP tally Thursday drawn from official sources.
The milestone comes six months after the first vaccination campaigns against COVID-19 began.
At least 2,109,696,022 shots have been given in 215 countries and territories, according to the count from an AFP database taken at 0915 GMT.
Israel, which has led the race from the start, has seen nearly six in 10 people vaccinated, and is set to start vaccinating ages 12-15.
It is followed by Canada (59 percent of the population have had at least one shot), the United Kingdom (58.3%), Chile (56.6%) and the United States (51%).
Six out of 10 of the injections have been administered in the world’s three most populous countries — China (704.8 million doses), the US (296.9 million) and India (221 million).
Nearly four out of 10 people in the European Union ...the successor to the Holy Roman Empire, only without the Hapsburgs and the nifty uniforms and the dancing... have had at least one shot, with Germany leading with 43.6%, followed by Italia (40%) and La Belle France and Spain at 39.4%.
Only six countries in the world have not yet started vaccinating — North Korea ...hereditary Communist monarchy distinguished by its truculence and periodic acts of violence. Distinguishing features include Songun (Army First) policy, which involves feeding the army before anyone but the Dear Leadership, and Juche, which is Kim Jong Il's personal interpretation of Marxism-Leninism, which he told everybody was brilliant. In 1950 the industrialized North invaded agrarian South Korea. Twenty-one countries of the United Nations eventually contributed to the UN force opposing the invasion, with the United States providing around 90% of the military personnel. Seventy years later the economic results are in and it doesn't look good for Juche... , Haiti, Tanzania, Chad, Burundi and Eritrea ...is run by the People's Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), with about the amounts of democracy and justice you'd expect from a party with that name. National elections have been periodically scheduled and cancelled; none have ever been held in the country. The president, Isaias Afewerki, has been in office since independence in 1993 and will probably die there of old age...
Letter and observations on the topic from an old friend:
There is so much information that is not getting out about covid and the shots. Maybe not so many died of polio, but the recovery rate was very low and many were paralyzed for life as was one young man my age in my county who spent the rest of his days in an iron lung.
Fortunately, polio positive patients were not ordered into polio negative nursing homes by blue state governors. It is not widely known that many people got mild and sometimes debilitating cases of polio from the vaccines and that some of the vaccines were contaminated with simian virus 40, which caused cancerous tumors later in life in many my age. I have two friends that still suffer from damaged feet due to the shots.
So, it was not a perfect vaccine. It was however far safer than any of these covid shots and polio was a far more harmful disease. Yet, it did not get politicized and whole economies were not shut down. More politics. Look up Event 201, Plandemic the movie and patents held by the Gates Foundation and Fauci. Some say it was deliberately released, but in any case, bad actors who want a weak USA and a global reset to socialism/communism and or totalitarianism are using it as cover to bring in their Orwellian technocracy exposed by Patrick M. Wood in Technocracy Rising. Claus Schwab is one who is pushing for a global currency reset and admits he wants a global, socialist system run by “elites” like him.
Funny how along comes covid 19 and big pharma’s vaccine companies get all worried about the legacy drug HCQ and Ivermectin, which have been safely used for decades. Suddenly they are dangerous and ineffective at best.
Then one of the largest manufacturing plants for HCQ in the world was destroyed by an explosion and fire early last winter and later two precursor plants in Mexico burn on the same day. The problem apparently is that these inexpensive drugs work very well and people would rather take them than a costly experimental biological agent such as the shots and remdesivir. I have a friend with diabetes that was less than a day from the ER when he found a physician to prescribe HCQ, azithromycin, budesonide aerosol, vitamin D and zinc sulfate. Within hours he was dramatically improved. In two days, getting his insulin regulated was his main concern. It has now come out/ been admitted that the PCR test gave way too many false positives and only a few days after Biden was installed the number of cycles was dialed back to make it much less
sensitive. The inventor of the PCR stated years ago that it should not be used as a diagnostic test! That, more than the covid shots, is responsible for the falling case numbers, since the decline began after the dial back when only about 10% of the population had been given the shots.
Furthermore, the shots do not prevent one from getting covid. The labels say they may reduce symptoms and may confer immunity. The 95% efficacy rate is a smoke and mirrors media talking point crafted by Moderna says British Medical Journal associate editor Dr. Peter Doshi because absolute immunity occurs only 1% of the time! He further stated that there is just a 30% chance of diminished symptoms and that a common omplication is platelet disfunction. My wife has a niece who developed such problems after receiving the H1N1 shot. We now have a neighbor with platelet problems after taking the covid shot. It has also been reported that Merck stopped development on its shots stating that natural immunity is much better and lasts much longer. If given the shots for covid, one can actually become an asymptomatic carrier and a walking petri dish in which new strains may develop. Both Dr. Merritt and Dr. Fleming emphasize this. Beyond this they note that no animal studies have been successfully completed. So, WE are the test animals! They also warn that the shots could be setting up vaccine induce hyper sensitivity to wild strains when encountered months or years later. Perhaps that is why all the ferrets died in a 2012 study of a similar mRNA shot and animal studies were skipped on the current mRNA shots. If so, the shots could function as a two-step bioweapon if a bad actor released a newly designed strain that primed immune systems would overreact to. The phenomenon is called antibody dependent enhancement and pathogenic priming.
Apart from many studies revealing that masks and distancing are not effective for any age group, it has now been acknowledged that children easily recover and are not carries. So, making them wear masks, distance and stay at home from school is ludicrous medically and sinister psychologically. Look at the increase in child suicide and drug abuse not to mention the effect on an already failing academically educational system. It is doing a good job of indoctrination in every PC notion. I do not know of an appropriate term for making them do sports in masks!
Giving these experimental biological agents to children under 12 and infants is Nuremberg criminal!! Those behind all this should be exposed and brought to justice. Many were duped, but there are those who knew what they were doing. To that end thousands of doctors around the world are filing numerous law suits against drug companies and individuals.
I hope you will read and listen to the sources I mention in my 300 word letter to the editor. I could have mentioned many more. Dr. Richard Fleming, Dr. Bose Ravenel, Dr. Peter McCullough and Dr. Lee Merritt are all highly credentialed, widely published MDs. Dr. Fleming is also a PhD and a JD.
Ref #2: Funny how along comes covid 19 and big pharma’s vaccine companies get all worried about the legacy drug HCQ and Ivermectin, which have been safely used for decades. Suddenly they are dangerous and ineffective at best.
This was an early observation and turning point for me. Events that followed and recent revelations have simply reinforced my suspicions.
When Donald the Great was admitted to Walter Reed with Covid (due to his disdain for commonsense precautions), he wasn't treated with HCQ or Ivermectin.
Actually, it gives me an idea for an alternate history plot. Suppose Trump insisted on being treated just by HCQ and Ivermectin. After he's croaked (HCQ and Ivermectin were tried all over the world outside USA - they're, almost, as efficient as prayer.). Mike Pence would've run instead & (IMO) easily won* against Biden.
*IMO, Trump's Marie Antoinette like behavior after being cured - due to access to the medical resources NOT available to hundreds of thousand of his countrymen who died of Covid - was the last straw** for a lot of his 2016 voters.
**Refusing to deal with BLM/Antifa as a federal problem was (IMO) the main thing.
We decided to pass
Too many Medical Studies and the plausible "what ifs".
So we are waiting to see the long term affects or lack there of. Maybe in a few years. Unless it disappears in 2022 or 2024
Do you see a pattern here?
Swine Flu of 1976 - Carter,
Hong Kong Flu 1968 - Johnson,
Swine Flu of 2009 - Obama
Zika Ebola virus 2014 - Obama,
Bird flu 2014 - Obama,
Covid - 2019/2021 - Trump/Biden
Bird Flu 2020–21 H5N8 outbreak Harris/Biden
If more people have died from the COVID-19 vaccine than all other vaccines COMBINED, (1) where's the outrage (/rhet), why the continued push to get it (to include pathetic attempts like free beer and lotteries), and (3) why risk your life, especially even if you contract COVID your chances of survival are incredibly high.
My entire household has been vaccinated without seeing any side effects, despite despite of us being at higher risk for a variety of reasons. But that is merely anecdotal.
More importantly, the hospitals have not filled up patients having bad reactions to the vaccine, nor the morgues with bodies of those who’ve died of it. It is too early to draw conclusions, but I suspect bad reactions to the vaccine will be on the order of bad reactions to the disease.
Got shot 1 of 2 of Moderna. Shot 2 of 2 scheduled for June 13 at church. My preacher chose Moderna over Pfizer for his flock even though I reminded him that Pfizer makes the very effective viaagra.
Not too worried about being so much a fatality of Covid as I am much more worried about losing my sense of taste and smell of TexMex Chalupas.
As we have learned during the COVID, any information that supports the official narrative is data. Anything that conflicts is anecdote. M'kay?
Anecdotally, I got the J&J at CVS, no waiting, nobody else behind me waiting to get the shot three weeks ago. No adverse effects that I could detect.
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06/04/2021 10:54 Comments ||
So with the surplus of sticks, hysterics, legit health concerns, money and good sportsball seating givaways, and coercion, less than 1/3 have participated, and is the 1/3 which fits into the above listing.
Doesn't sound like stampeding to the Ark.
In the same grocery aisle, adverse reactions to the stick, maybe more of an occurrence than other medications, appear to be very low, possibly inside normal first round clinical trial tests.
Personally, I think these numbers are bumped, but still a 4/10 compliance in Europe with their much more draconian measures.
That the government is out in force with bribes is an auto-flag.
The school 'Vax your Kidz!" program was met with a resounding Fuck Your Face, and your Cottonmouth! (local for the faceless, the mask people).
Probably the greatest discreditor would be the cheerleaders at tiktok. The cheerleaders there make the talking heads and black eye politicians look like pondering titans.
I'm not worried, my doctor told me when this pandemic started, to take my medicine three times daily, and without hesitation. He has assured me that if I did, everything would be all right, and I would not feel a thing.
So far, its worked, and I'm not going to quit.
So with the new Chi-Com Bird Flu-21, I'll likely up the dosage to 5 times a day, he was right I don't feel a thing.:-)
News article by Russian military journalist Aleksandr Kots
[KP] Surely the opposition will say that Roman Protasevich was pressured, tortured, pumped with "truth serum" or promised the "hostage" to release his girlfriend. But he looked quite relaxed, and the knight, ready for the sake of his beloved to take upon himself the assassination of Kennedy, clearly does not pull. It is evident that at times he spoke quite willingly, enthusiastically surrendering his recent comrades-in-arms.
Apparently, old grievances spoke in him. And the reaction of the opposition is not interesting to him: “I am here and now, and I am ready to do everything in order to correct my mistakes. I followed my idea and my beliefs. The more I tried not to poke my nose into my own business, not to think about where and what money was coming from, what special services were influencing, the worse everything became ... ”It is unlikely that the words of the person who was brought to the television studio from the detention center can be called a confession, but he really did tell a lot. Not opening, however, America.
On admission of guilt
“… I was one of those people who urged people to go out on the street on August 9 last year. When all the charges were brought against me, I immediately pleaded guilty under Article 342 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus “Organization of massive illegal actions”. I fully admitted. I realized that the appeals that I was publishing were the reason for what began, in fact, uncontrollable riots. And for three days Minsk lived in chaos ... "
Coordination of protests
"It was the main coordinating chat of street protests, of the entire information war. Among the participants were Stepan Putilo, Rudik, Tadeusz Dichan, Franak Vecherko, who handed out assignments, Motolko, Artyom Shraibman, Palchis, Dyushkevich, Bogdanovich, Anastasia Rogatko, Victoria Palchis, Evgeny Malakhovsky, who was in charge of the courtyard chats. There we made the main decisions - where the next action will take place, what kind of information agenda we should keep. One chat served as the main coordinating tool of the entire information war and street protests ... " More at the link (In Russian)
[AlAhram] US President Joe The Big Guy Biden ...46th president of the U.S. Former Senator-for-Life from Delaware, an example of the kind of top-notch Washington intellect to be found in the World's Greatest Deliberative Body.... blacklisted an additional 28 Chinese firms linked to Beijing's "military-industrial complex" and barred them from American investment, the White House announced Thursday.
The move increased the Trump era blacklist of 31 firms to 59 and expanded the national emergency over Chinese surveillance technology used to "facilitate repression or serious human rights ...which are often intentionally defined so widely as to be meaningless... abuses," which "undermine the security or democratic values of the United States and our allies," the Biden administration said.
The U.S. authorities allege that the suspect ran the scheme between July 2017 and 2018, through hacking of over 5,500 company user accounts.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested a Nigerian, Charles Onus, for his alleged involvement in diverting $800,000 into prepaid debit cards.
The amount translates to about N320 million at the current official rate of N410 per dollar.
This comes less than a month after Abidemi Rufai, an aide to Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, was arrested for fraud in the United States.
According to a statement on the United State Department of Justice website, Mr Onus was arrested and detained on April 14, in the Socialist paradise of San Francisco ...where God struck dead Anton LaVey, home of the Sydney Ducks, ruled by Vigilance Committee from 1859 through 1867, reliably and volubly Democrat since 1964... He was presented before the Manhattan federal court on Wednesday.
The prosecution accused him of hacking over 5,500 company user accounts.
He allegedly participated in a scheme that stole nearly $1 million by hacking into a payroll processing company's system to access user accounts and divert payroll to prepaid debit cards he controlled.
"As alleged, Onus did this as effectively as someone who commits bank burglary, but with no need for a blowtorch or bolt-cutters. Thanks to the FBI and IRS ...the Internal Revenue Service; that office of the United States government that collects taxes and persecutes the regime's political enemies... -CI, Onus is in jug and facing serious federal charges," the statement read in part.
In the indictments filed against him in court, Mr Onus allegedly participated in the scheme between July 2017 through about 2018, obtaining over 5,500 company user accounts through a cyber-intrusion technique referred to as "credential stuffing."
"After Onus successfully gained unauthorised access to a company user account, he changed the bank account information designated by the user of the account so that Onus would receive the user's payroll to a prepaid debit card that was under Onus' control.
"From at least in or about July 2017 through at least in or about 2018, at least approximately 5,500 company user accounts were compromised and more than approximately $800,000 in payroll funds were fraudulently diverted to prepaid debit cards, including those under the control of Onus," the statement partly read.
He was charged with "one count of computer fraud for causing damage to a protected computer, which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.
"One count of computer fraud for unauthorised access to a protected computer to further intended fraud, and one count of receipt of stolen money, each of which carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison; one count of wire fraud, which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison; and one count of aggravated identity theft, which carries a mandatory sentence of two years in prison to be served consecutively to any other sentence imposed," the statement further read.
PREMIUM TIMES reported how Mr Rufai, an aide to Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun was arrested for $350,000 fraud in the U.S. last month.
He was arrested while trying to board Royal Dutch Airlines flight KL644 at John F. Kennedy International Airport ("JFK Airport") in Queens, New York, to Amsterdam, with a final destination of Lagos, Nigeria.
He is to be arraigned on fraud charges before a United States Courthouse, in Tacoma, Washington, on June 8, 2021.
Mr Onus' arrest adds to the growing list of Nigerians arrested for cybercrimes abroad. Some of the common allegations many some of the Nigerian suspects have been accused of include bank verification number scams, fraudulent emails, hacking, cyber harassment, spamming, ATM spoofing, social media hi-jacking etcetera), and exploits vulnerabilities of both electronic devices and their users.
This act destroys the reputation of a country, making the business environment difficult for start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises, while discouraging investment in the economy by foreign companies.
This is something Muckfordoo sent me years ago. It's a bit long but worth the read.
You may be surprised to receive this letter from me since you do not know me personally. I am Mr Naphtali Gilead, the first son of
Johnson Gilead, the most popular black farmer in Zimbabwe who was murdered in the land dispute in my country. I got your contact
through network online hence decided to write you.
Before the death of my father, he had taken me to Johannesburg to deposit the sum of USD14.5 million (Fourteen million five hundred
thousand United States dollars), in one of the private security company, as he foresaw the looming danger in Zimbabwe this money was deposited in
a box as gem stones to avoid much demurrage from security company. This amount was meant for the purchase of new machines and chemicals for the Farms and establishment of new farms in Swaziland. This land problem came when Zimbabwean President Mr. Robert Mugabe introduced a new Land
Act Reform wholly affecting the rich white farmers and some few black farmers, and this resulted to the killing and mob action by Zimbabwean war veterans and some lunatics in the society. In fact a lot of people were killed because of this Land reform Act for which my father was one of the victims. It is against this background that I and my family fled Zimbabwe to South Africa for fear of our lives.
After which I traveled to the Spain and I am currently staying in the Spain where I am seeking political asylum and more so have decided
to transfer my fatherâ€™s money to a more reliable foreign account. Since the law of Spain prohibits a refugee (asylum seeker) to open any bank account or to be involved in any financial transaction throughout the territorial zone of spain. As the eldest son of my father I am saddled with the responsibility of seeking a genuine foreign account where this money could be transferred without the knowledge of my government who are bent on taking everything we have got. The South African government seems to be playing along with them.
I am faced with the dilemma of moving this amount of money out of South Africa for fear of going through the same experience in future. Both countries have similar political history. As a business man, I am seeking for a partner who I have to entrust my future and that of my family in
his hands, I must let you know that this transaction is risk free. If you accept to assist me and my family, all I want you to do for me, is to make arrangements with the security company to clear the Consignment (funds) But before then all modalities will have to be put in place like change of ownership to the consignment and more importantly this money I intend to use for investment.
I have two options for you. Firstly you can choose to have certain percentage of the money for nominating your account for this transaction. Or you can go into partnership with me for the proper profitable investment of the money in your country.
Whichever the option you want, feel free to notify me. I have also mapped out 5% of this money for all kinds of expenses incurred in the process of this transaction.
If you do not prefer a partnership I am willing to give you 10% of the money while the remaining 85% will be for my investment in your
country. Contact me through my confidential email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
I implore you to maintain the absolute secrecy required in this transaction
Thanks, GOD BLESS YOU
ima feel his pain:
ima soryn heer about the plite you sufferer. the spain is gots no moral rites to do that to you. curse the spain! and curse mugabe and him stupid mustashe! im live in the texas and am thinkerin mebbe im can help out. spekin south africas you got any dimond mines? also ima likin them gold coins with em purdy deers on em. you got any those? im am kinda comcern about combining chemicals and farm equipments. you in shuld realy go to organic farmin. itn save moneys and is protec the ecosystem. jus grow things in em greenhouse and set the bees free! ima know the africanize bees can be in concern but you can buyer some good ole americans ones born in the usa and purchases online. ifn you want ima can seel em to ya. cheep to. and ima get you "organic" bees even beter than regular bee and helthier for you cous cous. then you can haver organic vegetals and honey for you tea. :) jus send me a chek and ima get you all the bees you can dreem of. also ima mite sendn you some speshal seeds for growin organic ganja. you can grower thisn purdy litle flowers and send me sum once in a wile. plese write back and let me know ifn we has a deels and then ima helper you that money. llokin forward doin bizniss with you.
Posted by: Deacon Blues ||
06/04/2021 16:15 Comments ||
Mucky was a Rantburg trayjure. Ima missing for him
Posted by: Frank G ||
06/04/2021 16:23 Comments ||
muckford doo was one of Rantburg converts. He burst in, convinced we were all evil, hate filled warmongers, and concluded that we were not only thoughtful on the subject, but correct. And friend material, to boot. It was a distinct pleasure to watch his evolution.
[DAILYTIMES.PK] United Airlines announced plans Thursday to buy 15 planes from airline startup Boom Supersonic in a move that could revive the high-speed form of air travel.
Under the commercial agreement, United would purchase Boom’s "Overture" aircraft once the planes meet "United’s demanding safety, operating and sustainability requirements" with an aim to start passenger travel in 2029, the companies said in a joint blurb.
The agreement covers 15 planes and includes an option for United to obtain another 35 aircraft. The companies did not disclose financial terms. Boom’s plane is capable of flying at twice the speed of leading aircraft now on the market, with the potential to fly from Newark to London in three and a half hours and the Socialist paradise of San Francisco ...where God struck dead Anton LaVey, home of the Sydney Ducks, ruled by Vigilance Committee from 1859 through 1867, reliably and volubly Democrat since 1964... to Tokyo in six hours, the companies said. The jets will also be "net-zero" in carbon use because they will employ renewable fuel. Commercial supersonic jet travel was introduced in the 1970s with the Concorde, but the jets were retired in 2003 due in part to the high cost of meeting environmental restrictions on sonic booms.
The Concorde’s demise also followed a 2000 Air La Belle France accident that killed 113 people. However, denial ain't just a river in Egypt... the technology is getting another look today as companies in the United States and abroad develop planes with lighter and more efficient composite materials and new engine designs, according to a fact sheet from the Federal Aviation Administration. "Our mission has always been about connecting people and now working with Boom, we’ll be able to do that on an even greater scale," said United Chief Executive Scott Kirby. Founded in 2014, Denver-based Boom Supersonic said it is also working with the United States Air Force on a military version of the Overture. Jon Ostrower, editor of the aviation publication the Air Current, said on Twitter that United’s order marked a shift in a long-term industry trend. "The last time United ordered supersonic aircraft, humans had yet to walk on the Moon," Ostrower said. "More than a half century later, United is again focusing on speed, bucking the most consistent airline trend over the past 50 years: a desire to fly cheaper, not faster."
"More than a half century later, United is again focusing on speed, bucking the most consistent airline trend over the past 50 years: a desire to fly cheaper, not faster."
...Which should tell you something about United's future planning.
The Overture is - or rather, will be - pretty impressive IF they're built. It's going to require engines and fuels that for all intents and purposes don't exist yet. The silent part is pretty impressive; Concorde clocked in at about 115db, Overture should be about 75, (about the same as normal conversation) but there's no promise yet that the effects will scale up from the experimental plane they're testing right now.
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski ||
06/04/2021 6:59 Comments ||
I agree, Mike. If they succeed in what they (Boom) are doing, then it's a true show of American ingenuity.
Of course the Feds (in their current iteration) will put them through the wringer if that happens. No success allowed unless it's by the government.
Posted by: Mullah Richard ||
06/04/2021 8:14 Comments ||
UA can't even serve a decent meal with plastic ware on their flights and they want to get into supersonic jet travel? But, shit, why not? If they get into financial trouble (again), they'll just have the taxpayers bail them out (again).
[Italy24News] Can nothing be a work of art? According to Salvatore Garau, yes, and obviously also according to those who bought his latest work. He used to be a tailor.
The artist originally from Santa Giusta has created an immaterial sculpture, completely invisible, entitled "I am": if some "layman" can have doubts about its artistic value, they will have to change their mind. The work was sold for 15 thousand euros in the auction organized by Art-Rite, one of the rare Italian auction houses that deals with "sessions" dedicated exclusively to contemporary art. He made clothing for the rich and powerful.
The work must be placed in a private house within a space free from any obstruction, with dimensions of approximately 150 x 150 centimeters. Estimated at the start of 6 thousand euros, it has doubled the base reaching, at the hammer, 12 thousand euros (15 thousand with auction rights). Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton were both seen in his creations.
Physical, the buyer will find only the guarantee certificate in his hands, which testifies to the archiving of the work and represents the only visual element present in the catalog where, instead of the traditional image of a tangible work, a absolute white space. He even designed costumes especially for the Emperor.
The immaterial sculptures by Salvatore Garau — who had already exhibited his installation "Buddha in contemplation" last February in Piazza della Scala in Milan — "have a new historical value and represent a perfect metaphor of our days", reads a note . The work "is completely invisible and cannot, therefore, be reproduced on the network. Not to mention that Garau’s intangible works have zero environmental impact". His courtiers enthused over the fine material and the original designs.
"The successful outcome of the auction testifies to an irrefutable fact — comments Garau -: The void is nothing but a space full of energy, and even if we empty it and nothing remains, according to Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle that nothingness has a weight . It therefore has energy that condenses and transforms itself into particles, in short, in us! When I decide to "exhibit" an immaterial sculpture in a given space, that space will concentrate a certain quantity and density of thoughts in a precise point, creating a sculpture that from my title alone will take the most varied forms. After all, don’t we give shape to a God we have never seen? ". Common folk, those dull of wit, especially the dumbasses who hadn't been to college, couldn't appreciate the outfits. You needed at least a couple years of Critical Dress Theory to even see them.
[ENGLISH.AAWSAT] Iran ...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan. The abbreviation IRGC is the same idea as Stürmabteilung (or SA). The term Supreme Guide is a the modern version form of either Duce or Führer or maybe both. They hate JewsZionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol... and the Central African Republic are in arrears on paying their dues to the United Nations ...a lucrative dumping ground for the relatives of dictators and party hacks... ’ operating budget and will lose their voting rights in the 193-member General Assembly, the UN chief said in a letter circulated Wednesday.
In the letter to General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir, Secretary-General António Guterres ...Portuguese politician and diplomat, ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations. Previously, he was the UN High Commissioner for Refugees between 2005 and 2015. He was the Prime Minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002 and was the Secretary-General of the Socialist Party from 1992 to 2002. He served as President of the Socialist International from 1999 to 2005. In both a 2012 and 2014 poll, the Portuguese public ranked him as the best Prime Minister of the previous 30 years... said three other African countries - Comoros, Sao Tome and Principe, and Somalia -- are also in arrears. But he said the assembly passed a resolution saying they can still vote in the current session which ends in September.
The UN Charter states that members whose arrears equal or exceed the amount of their contributions for the preceding two full years lose their voting rights. But it also gives the General Assembly the authority to decide "that the failure to pay is due to conditions beyond the control of the member," and in that case a country can continue to vote.
According to the secretary-general’s letter, the minimum payments needed to restore voting rights are $16,251,298 for Iran and $29,395 for the Central African Republic, The News Agency that Dare Not be Named reported.
Comoros needs to pay $871,632, Sao Tome and Principe $829,888, and Somalia $1,443,640 to reduce their arrears and avoid a possible cutoff of voting rights after September, the letter says.
Posted by: Fred ||
06/04/2021 00:00 ||
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Via Bulgarian journalist Ruslan Trad
[BankokPost] Lt Gen Manas Kongpan, a convict in the country's largest human-trafficking case, died of heart attack at Medical Correctional Hospital on Wednesday night.
Sources said that Lt Gen Manas, a former army adviser and native of the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat, had a heart attack while exercising on the eight floor of the hospital. He was pronounced dead at around 8pm on Wednesday.
Earlier he had had hypertension, high cholesterol and bradycardia and been admitted to the hospital. More at the link
Posted by: badanov ||
06/04/2021 10:35 ||
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Wait, is he a White-Thai slaver? I thought only white folks....
... the armed wing of the Communist Party (Maoist) of the Philippines, which claims to be active in the countryside in 73 of the country's 81 provinces...
Compostela Valley – Davao Gulf Subregional Command Southern Mindanao Region
Red fighters under the NPA’s Compostela Valley – Davao Gulf Subregional Command waylaid a squad of the 66th Infantry Battalion on board a KM450 truck in the national highway in Sitio Tagawisan, Brgy. Badas in Mati City, Davao Oriental, at around 8am, May 30. Masses report that at least two soldiers were killed while several others were wounded.
The enemy unit was in transit from Brgy. Taguibo in Mati City to nearby Banay-banay town. The ambush site is less than a kilometer away from a checkpoint of the PNP’s Task Force Mati. Red fighters were able to carry out the military action with firm grasp of guerilla tactics, mastery of terrain and a supportive mass base.
The tactical offensive is a big slap on the face of the 10th Infantry Division, which have repeatedly harped on its accomplishment of having expunged the influence of the revolutionary movement in its areas of operation, especially in Mati City. The fact that Red fighters were able to carry out an ambuscade in a national highway and in broad daylight against a legitimate enemy target proves that the NPA has not lost the support of the peasant masses in the area.
Both the AFP and the local reactionary government in Davao Oriental were quick to claim that the tactical offensive was an "isolated incident," glossing over their fear that the hundreds of millions of public money spent on their counter-insurgency programs have amounted to nothing in the face of the masses’ continued love for the NPA. Davao Oriental in fact is slated to receive at least P640 million under the NTF-ELCAC’s Barangay Development Program, as reward for the string of civilian killings and other human rights violations, forcing civilians to surrender, strong-arming barangay officials to release so-called "persona non-grata declarations," and many such antics. The masses know that the BDP funds are earmarked to line the pockets of the AFP leadership in Eastern Mindanao and warchest for Duterte’s bid to secure favorable local and national results in next year’s elections.
Meanhwile, the masses in Davao Oriental consider the tactical offensive as revolutionary justice for the many crimes perpetrated by the fascist 66th IB, whose troops have terrorized Lumad and peasant communities in the province and in neighboring towns of Davao de Oro. The 66th IB is responisble for many cases of psywar, harassments, abduction, physical abuse and forcing civilians to surrender as either NPA members or supporters.
NPA units in Davao Oriental and Davao de Oro will continue to delivery body and head blows against enemy targets in base areas and guerilla zones. With the masses’ support, Duterte’s foolish daydreams of defeating the revolutionary movement, especially the NPA, will be as worthless and ignominious as his fascist and corrupt regime.
(sgd.) DANIEL IBARRA Spokesperson ComVal – Davao Gulf Sub-Regional Command New People’s Army – SMR
A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.
Rantburg.com and borderlandbeat.com correspondent and author Chris Covert presents his first non-fiction work detailing
the drug and gang related violence in Mexico.
Chris gives us Mexican press dispatches of drug and gang war violence
over three years, presented in a multi volume set intended to chronicle the death, violence and mayhem which has
dominated Mexico for six years.