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  • China’s illegal police stations in 53 countries

    04/16/2024 2:40:33 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 17 replies
    It’s well known that China won’t stand for any criticism. There, opponents of the communist regime are simply not tolerated. But it seems Beijing now thinks it also has the right to ignore international borders and silence dissent anywhere it sees fit. Around the world it’s setting up illegal outposts called “Chinese Overseas Police Service Stations”, and as the name implies, the objective of these offices is clear. Our law enforcement agencies deny there are any of these stations in Australia, even though Chinese authorities openly publicise their existence. But as Tara Brown reports in a special 60 MINUTES investigation,...
  • "Covid" Didn't Destroy Businesses and Lives; The Government Did

    04/13/2024 8:19:04 AM PDT · by george76 · 33 replies
    Bravo Blue ^ | APR 12, 2024 | JOHN A. LUCAS
    Time to Change Our Language.. It is time to stop blaming “Covid” for breaking the economy, destroying businesses and livelihoods, and wreaking untold havoc upon families. It was not “Covid” that did this. It was not even the Chinese. It was our government. The government has conditioned us to blame the impersonal “Covid” for the destruction it wrought upon our businesses and families. We need to change the discussion by using the proper language to fix the blame where it belongs. Good generals can win a battle by picking the terrain upon which they fight. At Waterloo, Wellington forced Napoleon...
  • Bluff Called: Police Scotland Won’t Charge J.K. Rowling over Trans Comments, Author Vows to Stand With Any Woman Who Calls ‘A Man a Man’

    04/02/2024 11:10:30 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/02/2024 | KURT ZINDULKA
    J.K. Rowling won a significant victory over Scotland’s new speech restrictions after daring the police to arrest her over comments criticising transgender ideology, as Police Scotland said they would not take criminal actions against the Harry Potter author after activists reported her statements to law enforcement. Successfully calling the bluff of the leftist government of First Minister Humza Yousaf, J.K. Rowling struck a stinging blow against the oppressive Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Act, after she goaded the police to arrest her as the bill came into law on Monday for insisting that transgender “women” are in reality still...
  • Justice Jackson Complains First Amendment Is ‘Hamstringing’ Feds’ Censorship Efforts

    03/18/2024 11:55:44 AM PDT · by packagingguy · 98 replies
    The Federalist ^ | MARCH 18, 2024 | JORDAN BOYD
    Free speech is on trial at the Supreme Court, but Justice Kentanji Brown Jackson is no fan of the First Amendment. The Constitution, you see, limits the government. But leftists want unlimited government — which is why they hate the Constitution. During Monday’s oral arguments for Murthy v. Missouri, formerly known as Biden v. Missouri, Jackson claimed to oppose any ruling in favor of Americans’ constitutional right to free speech if it limited the government’s ability to censor that speech via Big Tech. “My biggest concern is that your view has the First Amendment hamstringing the government in significant ways...
  • Tucker Carlson Interviews Lydia Brimelow

    02/21/2024 6:05:20 AM PST · by River Hawk · 14 replies
    Tucker Carlson Network ^ | Feb. 20, 2024 | Tucker Carlson/Lydia Brimelow
    Mass immigration is completely destroying our country. Why is no one doing anything about it? Because they’re afraid of ending up like Lydia Brimelow. [Interview follows on video]
  • Nashville FACE Act trial against six pro-lifers begins

    01/30/2024 9:47:40 PM PST · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Live Action News ^ | January 27, 2024 | Bettina di Fiore
    The federal trial of six defendants – Chet Gallagher, Heather Idoni, Cal Zastrow, Coleman Boyd, Paul Vaughn, and Dennis Green – began on Wednesday, January 24, in Nashville. All are facing felony conspiracy charges as well as felony FACE Act charges for their participation in a reportedly peaceful protest at an abortion facility in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, in March of 2021. This is the fourth recent high-profile federal trial of pro-lifers charged with conspiracy and FACE Act violations for their peaceful activism at abortion facilities. The first group of five defendants, one of whom (Heather Idoni) is currently being tried...
  • 'President Putin has made mistakes', Russia anti-war candidate says (BBC News)

    01/30/2024 9:25:50 AM PST · by MeganC · 15 replies
    BBC News ^ | Jan 25, 2024 | BBC News
    321,079 views Jan 25, 2024 #Russia #BBCNews Russian opposition politician Boris Nadezhdin has said he has more than 100,000 signatures to register for the country’s upcoming presidential election. President Vladimir Putin "has made lots of mistakes", he told the BBC, "not only the special military operation, he destroyed the constitution of Russia". Photos on social media have shown people queuing to give their signatures and several opposition figures have voiced their backing for Nadezhdin, though many doubt he will ultimately be allowed to run. Putin has said he would stand again for a fifth term in office. His re-election is...
  • Mysterious privacy board touted by Obama has deep government ties

    06/21/2013 6:59:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Guardian ^ | 6/21/13 | Dan Roberts
    The body charged by President Obama with protecting the civil liberties and privacy of the American people exists in shadows almost as dark as the intelligence agencies it is designed to oversee. The Privacy & Civil Liberties Board (PCLOB) was due to meet Obama at the White House on Friday afternoon at 3pm in the situation room to discuss growing concerns over US surveillance of phone and internet records – or, at least, that´s what unnamed "senior administration officials" said would happen. The meeting did not appear on the president´s official diary issued to journalists, nor has
  • Cheers to You, WEFers of Davos!

    01/16/2024 7:04:35 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 21 replies ^ | 15 Jan, 2024 | James Howard Kunstler
    The nabobs and panjandrums of the World Economic Forum (WEF) meet up at Davos, Switzerland, the next several days to lay plans for their latest assault on humanity. This year’s theme is “Rebuilding Trust.” Did you just blow your coffee through your nose? The outfit that coordinated the world-wide Covid-19 response (that perhaps birthed the very concept of Covid-19 itself), and especially pushed mRNA vaccines on the credulous global public — this gang of super-wealthy, super-connected, super-important celebrity punks, poohbahs, pricks, and predators wants a cuddle. This Davos crowd — moiling around the opening soirée amid drool-worthy trays of crab...
  • Doting Daddy and Jihadi (...and UK Muslim "Quilliam" group combats jihad ideology))

    04/27/2008 7:42:14 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 7 replies · 85+ views
    Timesonline (UK) ^ | April 27, 2008 | Rachel Johnson
    The crooning voice is soft. “Maryam, my little sweetheart, I love you lots and lots. You are my little baby with big fat little feet.” The father of the little girl, cradled in the crook of his right arm, caresses her pudgy limbs as she squirms and babbles in his lap. “Remember me in your dua [prayers]. I will certainly remember you, and, inshallah, things will work out for the best,” he says, voice muffled as he buries his face in her downy hair. “Maryam, be strong, learn to fight – fighting is good. Be Mummy’s best friend. Take care...
  • NBC News: Scores of people have been arrested 'for walking slowly down the street' (#RiotersNotProtesters)

    12/29/2023 6:09:06 AM PST · by NetAddicted · 6 replies ^ | 12/27/2023 | Brett T
    Freedom of speech is in danger in the United Kingdom. A year ago, we ran a post about a woman who was arrested after admitting she was praying silently across the street from an abortion clinic. No signs, no bullhorn, nothing. Praying silently. They arrested her again this October for the same crime. In the meantime, you have climate alarmists destroying artwork and gluing themselves to the street. A very concerned NBC News reports that "scores" of people in Britain have been arrested "for walking slowly down the street." For walking slowly down the street, scores of people have been...
  • Pro-life kids booted from famous U.S. gov't building finally win

    12/25/2023 4:20:26 AM PST · by cutty · 19 replies
    WND News ^ | December 24, 2023 | Bob Unruh
    'To our clients' horror, each was told by armed guards to take off their religious apparel or leave'... It's a victory for students who were ejected by the National Archives and Records Administration from a Washington, D.C., museum for wearing T-shirts with pro-life messages. A report from the American Center for Law and Justice confirms the organization was assured such a situation would not be allowed to develop again. The ACLJ reported, "As we told you, at the start of mediation, our clients’ objective was to find out who was responsible for the targeting, how and why it happened, and...
  • DC Circuit largely vacates Chutkan restraining order

    12/08/2023 12:53:54 PM PST · by TheConservator · 33 replies
    DC Circuit ^ | 12/08/2023 | DC Circut
    DC Circuit largely vacates Chutkan's restraining order
  • Almost 1 in 10 college students threatened with punishment for their speech: study

    12/05/2023 8:35:45 AM PST · by george76 · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 5, 2023 | Adam Goldstein , Greg Lukianoff
    Bureaucracy raises the cost of higher education while clamping down on speech.. Ignited by Hamas’ terrorist attack against Israel, divisive domestic conversations about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict have driven a new wave of campus censorship. But the problem of stifled speech on campus for both students and faculty has been around long before Oct. 7. ... 1 in 10 college students say they have been threatened with disciplinary action – or worse, actually disciplined – for their speech. ... About one in six professors report that they have either been threatened with punishment or actually investigated for their academic freedom or...
  • US, UK military contractors engaged in psy-ops against Americans, journalist tells Congress

    12/02/2023 2:28:01 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 19 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 12/01/2023 | Andreas Wailzer
    Author and journalist Michael Shellenberger has said that “U.S. and U.K. military contractors” have used “sophisticated psychological operations and disinformation tactics… against the American people” in sworn testimony in the U.S. House of Representatives. In a hearing of the Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government chaired by Jim Jordan (R-OH) on suppression of free speech by the government, Shellenberger presented the information he received from a whistleblower about the origins of the so-called “Censorship Industrial complex.” Shellenberger, one of the “Twitter Files” authors, coined the phrase “Censorship Industrial Complex” to describe the network of government and private entities...
  • US And UK Military Contractors Created Sweeping Plan For Global Censorship In 2018, New Documents Show

    11/28/2023 3:16:28 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 6 replies
    Michael Shellenberger Substack ^ | NOV 28, 2023 | MICHAEL SHELLENBERGER, ALEX GUTENTAG, AND MATT TAIBBI
    A whistleblower has come forward with an explosive new trove of documents, rivaling or exceeding the Twitter Files and Facebook Files in scale and importance. They describe the activities of an “anti-disinformation” group called the Cyber Threat Intelligence League, or CTIL, that officially began as the volunteer project of data scientists and defense and intelligence veterans but whose tactics over time appear to have been absorbed into multiple official projects, including those of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The CTI League documents offer the missing link answers to key questions not addressed in the Twitter Files and Facebook Files....
  • The Complete Richard Higgins Memo

    08/10/2017 8:17:47 PM PDT · by BRK · 20 replies
    Circulating | May 2017 | Richard Higgins
    Here is the entire memo... POTUS & POLITICAL WARFARE   May 2017   BACKGROUND.  The Trump administration is suffering under withering information campaigns designed to first undermine, then de legitimize and ultimately remove the President. Possibly confusing these attacks with an elevated interplay of otherwise normal D.C. partisan infighting and adversarial media relations, the White House response to these campaigns reflects a political advocacy mindset that it is intensely reactive, severely under-inclusive and dangerously inadequate to the threat. If action is not taken to re-scope and respond to these hostile campaigns very soon, the administration risks implosion and subsequent early...
  • How the GOP muzzled the quiet coalition that fought foreign propaganda

    11/10/2023 7:17:31 AM PST · by janetjanet998 · 13 replies
    once-robust alliance of federal agencies, tech companies, election officials and researchers that worked together to thwart foreign propaganda and disinformation has fragmented after years of sustained Republican attacks. The GOP offensive started during the 2020 election as public critiques and has since escalated into lawsuits, governmental inquiries and public relations campaigns that have succeeded in stopping almost all coordination between the government and social media platforms.
  • FEC complaint alleges coordinated disinformation campaign from Biden's 2020 run

    11/10/2023 2:49:35 AM PST · by Libloather · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/10/23 | Fred Lucas
    An alleged campaign finance violation could ensnare Secretary of State Antony Blinken and 51 former senior intelligence officials who asserted without evidence in 2020 that the Hunter Biden laptop was Russian disinformation. America First Legal, a conservative organization run by former Donald Trump White House aide Stephen Miller, filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission in late October, alleging a "coordinated communication" and an unreported in-kind contribution to the Joe Biden presidential campaign and related entities, in violation of federal law. "[The] evidence suggests that the respondents failed to disclose coordinated expenditures constituting in-kind donations with respect to the...
  • FCC commissioner calls Biden equity plan for internet control 'sweeping, unprecedented, and unlawful'

    11/07/2023 8:00:52 AM PST · by george76 · 48 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 06, 2023 | Heather Hunter
    Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Brendan Carr is calling the Biden administration's "digital equity" plan for all internet services and infrastructure an "unlawful power grab." Biden’s plan hands the Administrative State effective control of all Internet services and infrastructure in the country. Never before, in the roughly 40-year history of the public Internet, has the FCC (or any federal agency for that matter) claimed this degree of control over it. Indeed, Biden’s plan calls for the FCC to apply a far-reaching set of government controls that the agency has not applied to any technology in the modern era, including Title II...