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Officer draws gun on two men who beat him in the Bronx— de Blasio calls for his resignation
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Ghislaine Maxwell's pending suicide
[American Thinker] When Jeffrey Epstein, the renowned financial maven and friend to the rich and powerful, was arrested for underage sex-trafficking, I knew that his days on the planet were numbered. Epstein simply knew too much to live.

What undoubtedly happened was that a lot of money changed hands, deals were made, prison guards and possibly their superiors were bought, cameras were surreptitiously disabled, and Epstein's murder was declared a suicide by bedsheet, an official conclusion that exactly zero people bought.

And now that Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein's pal, paramour, and fellow pervert, is behind bars for her part in the sex scandal, her eventual "suicide" is a certainty. We'll never know exactly what went on between Epstein and his famous friends.

Did Epstein and Woody Allen discuss Manhattan, Allen's ode to sex with a 16-year-old? Did Jeff and former president Clinton talk about bjs in the Oval Office? How about the esteemed lawyer Alan Dershowitz? Did he and Jeff discuss legal strategies? We'll never know.

Whatever Epstein and Kevin Spacey discussed, I'd rather not know.

No, the powerful will be protected. Ghislaine Maxwell must die. But how will she do it?
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/05/2020 07:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [143 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I'm predicting a new 2022 model Range Rover plunging into a swollen creek.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/05/2020 7:05 Comments || Top||

#2  I still favor a car stuck on a busy railroad crossing.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 07/05/2020 9:20 Comments || Top||

#3  Nah. The old standard: Shot herself in the back of the head with a rifle... twice.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/05/2020 9:58 Comments || Top||

#4  I'm betting on a Jimmy Hoffa type ending...no body..an apparent escape..no one knows if dead or alive
Posted by: Warthog || 07/05/2020 10:04 Comments || Top||

#5  a chemically-induced aneurysm. Brain dead, but still capable to run as a Democrat for POTUS...except she's not a native American
Posted by: Frank G || 07/05/2020 10:13 Comments || Top||

#6  Her murder will take time, expect a lot of lawyer/prosecution dust thrown up along with special security requirements and a gag order. The rubes need to think this is just complicated and that the wheels of process grind slowly. The real key will be when now new charges are filed, since the existing complaint is 93-98 and most of the juiciest stuff with important people post date that. So after the long dust settles her deal with the government will be honored and the mystery will happen.
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 07/05/2020 10:53 Comments || Top||

#7  No new charges....
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 07/05/2020 10:54 Comments || Top||

#8  She chokes to death on a hippopotamus clitoris sandwich.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 07/05/2020 11:01 Comments || Top||

-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
[Dr.] Fauci is No Nostradamus: How COVID-19 Ran Amok Under His Watch

[Vaxxter] Michel de Nostradamus was born in Saint-Remy, South of France, in 1503. Beyond the gifts he would one day explore in astrology, he pursued an education to become a physician. After his first year at the University of Avignon, an outbreak of the plague swept through France, forcing the University to close.

Undaunted, Nostradamus opened an apothecary before attending the University of Montpellier in pursuit of a doctorate. But a second plague struck disrupting his plan; the plague also killed his first wife and two children. During the outbreak, he joined city doctors to fight against and contain the plague. They succeeded.

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Posted by: Clem || 07/05/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [67 views] Top|| File under:

#1  More Fauci-naucinihilipilification.
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/05/2020 10:42 Comments || Top||

-Land of the Free
Masks & The Moral Matrix
[Facebook] ZDoggMD: Wonder why your friend's posts make you violently angry? It's all about our moral matrix. Here's how to transcend our programming
A forty minute video on the gentleman’s open Facebook page. If I knew how to make it appear here for you, dear Reader, I would do so.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/05/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [99 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ZDogg is always worth a listen. This is also available on YouTube
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/05/2020 7:41 Comments || Top||

#2  This video is tedious. I'm not interested in the Lefts elephant vs rider brain or the their various ideological taste buds. My experience with the Left is that they are dishonest and cannot be trusted. I consider them my mortal enemy and just want them ended.
Posted by: Rupert McGurque1880 || 07/05/2020 10:30 Comments || Top||

#3  Thank you, M. Some here and elsewhere prefer to avoid Facebook, so that link is particularly helpful.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/05/2020 10:34 Comments || Top||

Africa North
The Muslim Brotherhood: Fomenting chaos in Egypt
Long, as is usual from Al Ahram.
[AlAhram] The 30 June Revolution dealt a major blow to the Moslem Brüderbund, but the group still represents a threat to Egypt.

Social media is awash with photos and videos showing millions celebrating in Tahrir Square following the removal of late president Mohammed Morsi’s Moslem Brüderbund regime on 3 July 2013.

Television channels have hosted political analysts who have examined Morsi’s last hours in office when millions threatened to storm al-Ittihadiya Presidential Palace in Heliopolis to evict him and the Moslem Brüderbund from power.
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Posted by: trailing wife || 07/05/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [46 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood

British Media Outlets Wake Up, Begin Distancing Themselves From UK Black Lives Matter Organization
[LI] In the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, we saw protests and violent riots break out across America. Marchers carried signs that read "silence is violence" and "Black Lives Matter."

"Black Lives Matter," as we all know, is more than just a slogan. It’s a radical left-wing organization with an anti-capitalism, anti-police, anti-America, and anti-Israel agenda. Over the last several weeks, the group and their message have risen to what Fox News’s Tucker Carlson described last month as an "unprecedented" level of power "for an American political movement."

"Black Lives Matter now enjoys almost complete immunity from criticism," Carlson correctly pointed out at the time. He would know, considering that he has become a target of boycott efforts on behalf of BLM simply for daring to criticize the group’s agenda and how they really operate.

A big reason why Black Lives Matter is treated as though they are above criticism and scrutiny is because the mainstream media treats them that way. In fact, supposedly objective media reporters have actually gone on record defending the group, as we saw earlier this week when ABC News reporter Jon Karl and PBS reporter Yamiche Alcindor rushed to their defense during a press briefing after President Trump called a planned NYC "Black Lives Matter" road painting a "symbol of hate" in a tweet.

"Why is the president calling Black Lives Matter a symbol of hate?" an agitated Karl asked White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany Wednesday.

"On Monday, the president went after stripping racist themes on buildings. On Tuesday he went after a rule to combat segregation. And then today, he said that he describes the words Black Lives Matter as a symbol of hate. Why is he digging in on race in this way?" an indignant Alcindor asked during the same press conference.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/05/2020 07:10 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [49 views] Top|| File under:

Fifth Column
We're Experiencing an Attempted Revolution by Entitled, Privileged Snobs but How Will It Play Out?
[Red State] I usually don’t post on this kind of viral video because while it is amusing, in a sad and pathetic kind of way, the plural of anecdote is not data. Watch this whole video because it is a metaphor for what I think is going to happen in America:

This is breathtaking in its arrogance and lack of introspection. A whiny-ass white boy lecturing a black working man about what it means to be black in America. This sh**stain’s diatribe is the second most amazing thing in this video. The most amazing thing is that he didn’t get pounded to a pulp by an actual man who knows how to carry himself.

Unless you’ve missed it, we’re seeing the formation of what could become an active insurrection. A lot of it is straight out of the unconventional warfare classroom. The radical Marxist group Black Lives Matter provides the direction. There are establishment figures, like Nancy Pelosi, like Chuck Schumer, like Rachel Maddow, like Jake Tapper, who think by mouthing correct slogans they will buy influence and loyalty, but, if this project succeeds those folks and their face-diaper wearing colleagues will be among the first to the scaffold (assuming anyone in BLM has the mechanical skills to erect one).

The rent-a-mobs are composed of three easily identifiable segments: the provocateurs and street soldiers composed largely of antifa and black bloc stooges; the ’mostly peaceful’ protesters who think they are participating in a legitimate act of protest; and the opportunists who show up to carry off big screen televisions, throw bricks at cops, and commit vandalism for the sake of destroying stuff. The general strategy in this kind of movement is that the provocateurs try to create acts of violence directed against law enforcement and security forces. They are aided in this by the opportunists who often have a large number of actual criminals in the ranks. The idea is to provoke the security forces into an act that leaves lots of bodies in the street, ideally bodies belonging to the ’mostly peaceful’ protesters. This, in turn, recruits more people to the cause as the dead are deemed martyrs and recruiting tools.

It doesn’t always work.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/05/2020 02:32 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [116 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  So wrong. This is being organized and directed by the left, with the help of the media which is in overdrive to 'fan the flames'. Just listing to some of the things CNN and MSNBC have said during Trump's Rushmore visit. So called 'anti facist' Antifa and the Marxist (i.e. Facist) BLM are working hand-in-hand. Someone is paying for the amazingly similar signs and transportation.
I'm sure if the DNC's old Klu Klux Klan was still around in any strength it would be involved as well.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/05/2020 6:06 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
Former Klingon Director Panetta now an expert on HV-19 and POTUS 'dereliction of duty'
[Independent] Donald Trump has gone "Awol" in his leadership of the US through the coronavirus pandemic, former CIA Director and Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said in a scathing attack on the president.

"This president has essentially gone Awol from the job of leadership that he should be providing a country in trouble," Mr Panneta told CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Wednesday, branding the situation a "major crisis".

"But the president, rather than bringing together some kind of national strategy to confront this crisis, simply resorts to tweeting about vandalism and other things to kind of divert attention from the crisis that’s there," Mr Panetta added.

The former CIA director, who served under President Barack Obama and as White House chief of staff under President Bill Clinton, went on to signpost recent warnings from Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, that the outbreak in the US is spiralling.

"What we’ve seen over the last several days is a spike in cases that are well beyond the worst spikes that we’ve seen. That is not good news. We’ve got to get that under control, or we risk an even greater outbreak in the United States," Dr Fauci told the BBC on Wednesday.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/05/2020 07:42 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [72 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Former SECDEF Panetta on 2012 events in Benghazi:

“The problem was that attack ended quickly and because of time and distance, we never had a chance to get there,” he claimed. “This is a tragic event.”

Link to 2016 Hill article
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/05/2020 7:50 Comments || Top||

#2  Panetta = scoundrel + joke

Fauxi = scoundrel + joke
Posted by: Clem || 07/05/2020 9:44 Comments || Top||

Former World Leaders Urge European Countries to Oppose Israeli Annexation Plan
[Haaretz] The Elders, founded by Nelson Mandela, send letters to the leaders of France, Germany, Britain and the European Union, insisting annexing parts of the West Bank would have political and economic ramifications.

A group of former world leaders urged European leaders on Friday to keep pressuring Israel against annexation of parts of the West Bank, warning against complacency after Israel made no move to take over the territory on July 1.

The Elders, founded by Nelson Mandela in 2007, said in letters to the leaders of France, Germany, Britain and the European Union that they should insist to Israel that annexation would have negative political and economic consequences for bilateral and regional relations.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had aimed to start the process by Wednesday, saying he wanted to begin annexing West Bank territory in line with President Donald Trump’s Mideast plan.

But Israeli Cabinet minister Ofir Akunis said the annexation process had been delayed, telling Israel’s Army Radio station on Wednesday that officials were still working out the final details with their American counterparts. He said he expected the annexation to take place later in July.

The two-state solution, backed by the UN Security Council and the vast majority of the international community, envisions an independent Palestinian state in the entire West Bank — territory Israel captured from Jordan in 1967 — and Gaza, with agreed land swaps. The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their state but the future of Jerusalem is considered a final status issue to be decided in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/05/2020 07:18 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [63 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The Elders, founded by Nelson Mandela....

WOKE, the early years.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/05/2020 7:26 Comments || Top||

#2  Going to return East Prussia and Silesia? Nah, didn't think so. Wars have consequences.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/05/2020 11:19 Comments || Top||

#3  Alsace & Lorraine...Kuril Islands...surely we can go on and on with examples.
Posted by: Clem || 07/05/2020 11:23 Comments || Top||

Iran under pressure after fourth mysterious explosion
[Jpost] If 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 Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
says it is under wide ranging, near-daily, cyber assault, it will weigh what to do next.

Iran is under intense pressure after four serious explosions that appear to have damaged key infrastructure linked to its missile and nuclear program, as well as other facilities.
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Posted by: trailing wife || 07/05/2020 00:50 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [163 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Forget the whole "once is an accident, twice coincidence" thing. By the time you get to #4, something is definitely going on. Kinda sounds like they finally got on the last nerve of the Israelis.

including through commentary at its major media suggesting it might respond to the attacks.

Given the last Iranian "response", it's prolly not a good time to be booking commercial air travel thru Iranian air space.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/05/2020 2:23 Comments || Top||

#2  Or the Saudis
Posted by: 3dc || 07/05/2020 3:06 Comments || Top||

#3  Actually, it's a 16 years old hacker from Ramat Gan trying to impress his (virtual) girlfriend.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 07/05/2020 3:13 Comments || Top||

#4  Y'all still praying, G(r)om?
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/05/2020 7:31 Comments || Top||

#5  In other news:
Unknown kommandos demolish Noorweegon heavy water facility.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/05/2020 7:37 Comments || Top||

#6  #4😀
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 07/05/2020 7:52 Comments || Top||

Lebanon’s recent currency devaluation has been coming for a long time
Posted by: Fred || 07/05/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [38 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah

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Sun 2020-07-05
  Officer draws gun on two men who beat him in the Bronx— de Blasio calls for his resignation
Sat 2020-07-04
  Happy Fourth!
Fri 2020-07-03
Thu 2020-07-02
  Massacre reported in Irapuato, Mexico — 24 people dead
Wed 2020-07-01
  Lebanon’s army has scrapped meat from all meals it offers to soldiers on duty as food prices skyrocket
Tue 2020-06-30
  Denmark Jails Man over Iran-Backed Assassination Plot
Mon 2020-06-29
  Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) claiming responsibility for Karachi Stock Exchange attack. Majeed sucide Brigade
Mon 2020-06-29
  Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) claiming responsibility for Karachi Stock Exchange attack. BLA says its Majeed Brigade (consisting
Sun 2020-06-28
  Leb officials apologize to US ambassador after judge issued order banning her from speaking to media
Sat 2020-06-27
  Iranian-backed Hezbollah militias threaten to assassinate Iraq's Prime Minister Kadhimi
Fri 2020-06-26
  Iraqi security forces have raided a HQ of Ketaib Hezbollah
Thu 2020-06-25
  Black Lives Matter Leader: ‘If This Country Doesn't Give Us What We Want, Then We Will Burn Down This System'
Wed 2020-06-24
  Appeals court orders judge to dismiss Flynn charges
Tue 2020-06-23
  Ivory Coast says it has captured jihadist leader behind border attack
Mon 2020-06-22
  Libya's Presidential Council slams Sisi's threats as ''declaration of war''
Sun 2020-06-21
  Sisi threatens direct Egyptian intervention in Libya

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