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  • What EXACTLY Is The Great Reset? …And more importantly, will it succeed?

    05/10/2022 8:35:20 PM PDT · by bitt · 20 replies ^ | 5/8/2022 | NICK MOSEDER
    As I’ve always said, if it looks like a plot to enslave humanity, talks like a plot to enslave humanity, and acts like a plot to enslave humanity, then it’s probably just a pure hearted philanthropic plot to serve the greater GOOD! Am I right?! Now, I’m assuming you’ve already heard of The Great Reset; a very nefarious plot proposed by the World Economic Forum to use the Covid-19 global financial crisis, and “climate change” as an opportunity to completely restructure life as we know it. I mean, how could you NOT have heard about it? Its literally been laid...
  • CNN Legal Analyst Warns Supreme Court Could Ban Gay Marriage and Interstate Travel Next

    05/03/2022 12:54:30 PM PDT · by from occupied ga · 106 replies
    townhall ^ | 5/3/22 | Julio Rosas
    The hyperbolic reactions on CNN continued on Tuesday in the aftermath of the Supreme Court opinion draft on Roe v. Wade being leaked to Politico Monday evening, where it appears the highest court in the U.S. is set to overturn the hotly debated decision. CNN Legal Analyst Laura Coates warned with abortion rights on the potentially going away, then other rights such as gay marriage and interstate travel are now in jeopardy. Coates noted Justice Samuel Alito, who wrote the leaked draft opinion, said Roe v. Wade was settled law during his confirmation hearings.
  • Put your masks back on, Minneapolis says

    05/02/2022 12:35:10 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 67 replies
    AlphaNews ^ | 4/29/22 | Anthony Gockowski
    City health officials are “strongly” encouraging Minneapolis residents to put their face masks back on, regardless of vaccination status. The Minneapolis Health Department said in a Thursday news release that residents should “wear masks in indoor public settings and businesses,” citing an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The city said its seven-day new case rate has increased from 51 infections per 100,000 people in mid-March to 227 per 100,000. Hospitalizations have increased from 1.9 per 100,000 people to 4.8 per 100,000, which the city describes as “above the caution threshold.” The city boasted about using “science to guide its...
  • Russia tests nuclear-capable missile in warning to enemies

    04/20/2022 9:49:58 AM PDT · by McGruff · 36 replies
    The Guardian ^ | April 20, 2022
    Russia has said it had test-launched its Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile, a new addition to its nuclear arsenal, which Vladimir Putin said would give Moscow’s enemies something to think about. The Russian president was shown on television being told by the military that the missile had been launched from Plesetsk in the north-west and hit targets in the Kamchatka peninsula in the far east. “The new complex has the highest tactical and technical characteristics and is capable of overcoming all modern means of anti-missile defence. It has no analogues in the world and will not have for a long time...
  • Putin launches test 'Satan II' missile in warning to the West and 'those who threaten Russia'

    04/20/2022 9:53:38 AM PDT · by Callahan · 55 replies
    MyLondon ^ | 4/20/2022 | Finn Byrne
    ussia launched an intercontinental missile in an apparent bid to scare those who "threaten" Moscow this afternoon (April 20). Russia is currently invading Ukraine and launched the ballistic missile, known as "Satan II" as a "warning", according to the Russian Ministry of Defence. The news comes from the Russian media who say that the launch of the Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile was carried out at the Plesetsk cosmodrome. It is reported that President Vladimir Putin said that the missile would provide "food for thought for those who try to threaten Russia", reported The Mirror. The missile is said to be...
  • Maskaholics

    04/19/2022 7:40:08 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 31 replies
    City Journal ^ | April 18, 2022 | John Tierney
    Maskaholics Wearing a mask may still give some people a sense of security, but they could breathe more easily if they’d face the facts.The pandemic has eased, but not the compulsion of many Americans to cover their faces. Fully vaccinated adults are still wearing masks on their solitary walks outdoors, and officials have been enforcing mask mandates on airline passengers and on some city-dwellers and students. (Though today’s ruling by U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle in Tampa, declaring the Biden administration’s mask mandate for public transportation unlawful, comes as welcome news.) Maskaholics in the press are calling for...
  • Trump’s Worst Judge Just Made Travel a MAGA Nightmare

    04/19/2022 6:13:56 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 143 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Apr 18, 2022 | Lawrence O. Gostin
    The coronavirus pandemic may feel like a past-tense phenomenon for many Americans, even though the dangers are real and ongoing. But a federal judge appointed by Donald Trump just did everything she could to send the nation back into chaos. On Monday, Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle in Florida threw out the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s mask mandate for air travel and other forms of mass transportation. Deaths from COVID-19—and the mask mandates intended to prevent them—may be on the wane nationwide, but whatever you think about such policies, this is the latest and most egregious example of a...
  • Fear During Pandemic More Significant Than the Virus Itself: Psychiatrist Mark McDonald

    04/16/2022 5:03:56 PM PDT · by lightman · 25 replies
    epoch times ^ | 16 April A.D. 2022 | Masooma Haq
    As we pass the two-year mark of when the pandemic started and assess the impact COVID-19 and mandates have had on public health, psychiatrist and author of “United States of Fear: How America Fell Victim to a Mass Delusional Psychosis” Dr. Mark McDonald says the “pandemic of fear” has been far more significant then COVID-19 itself. “I know that the pandemic of fear has been singularly far more important than any core medical viral crisis that we’ve been informed about from the very, very beginning,” McDonald told host of American Thought Leaders Jan Jekielek during a recent interview. “If you...
  • Researchers: Nearly Half Of Accounts Tweeting About Coronavirus Are Likely Bots

    04/11/2022 3:59:42 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 23 replies
    NPR ^ | May 20, 2020 | Bobby Allyn
    Nearly half of the Twitter accounts spreading messages on the social media platform about the coronavirus pandemic are likely bots, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University said Wednesday. Researchers culled through more than 200 million tweets discussing the virus since January and found that about 45% were sent by accounts that behave more like computerized robots than humans.
  • Two years since lockdown: The life-changing experiences of people stuck in their own homes

    03/28/2022 3:37:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    WalesOnline ^ | 27 MAR 2022 | Ryan O'Neill
    When Simon Turner reached his lowest point back in May 2020, he never would have dreamed how his life would turn aroundWhen Boris Johnson announced a nationwide lockdown on March 23, 2020, in an attempt to curb rising cases of coronavirus, few realised just how much would change. The past two years have seen people lose friends, family members and jobs, while for others it has marked new beginnings. As Wales prepares to lift most remaining Covid rules on Monday, March 28, most of our lives have already changed forever. When Simon Turner reached his lowest point back in May...
  • Bizarre and Horrifying Cases of Mass Hysteria Through History

    03/15/2022 8:49:15 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 34 replies
    The term ‘hysteria’ derives from the Greek word ‘hystera’ meaning ‘uterus,’ and is generally attributed to the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates. In the 15th century, another outbreak of mass hysteria occurred in Germany when a nun in a convent started biting the other sisters. Before long, the behavior spread throughout the convent and, as news spread further afield, so too did the phenomenon, resulting in biting outbreaks in convents across Germany, the Netherlands and Italy. After a few examples of nuns being punished, the behavior quickly subsided. In the 1844 book ‘Epidemics of the Middle Ages’ account is given of...
  • Oh, So That's What the New COVID Scare Is Going to Be

    03/10/2022 10:22:17 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Townhall ^ | 03/10/2022 | Matt Vespa
    If you're not first, you're last. That mindset of getting it done first, but not right, has destroyed the media over the past half-decade or so. I'm not saying they were batting 1.000, but post-2016—it collapsed completely. The Russian collusion delusion saw endless streams of nonsensical "bombshells" that turned out to be entertaining nothing burgers. ABC News tanked the markets with their shoddy report that Michael Flynn traveled to Russia during the 2016 election, except that he didn't. It was after Trump had won, he was president-elect and tapped his soon-to-be-national security adviser to contact the Russians, which happens with...
  • Why we must demand that leaders who got COVID wrong admit it and apologize

    03/09/2022 2:05:04 PM PST · by Stepan12 · 57 replies
    The New York Post ^ | March 6, 2022 | Karol Markowicz
    As COVID restrictions end around the country, and Democratic politicians pretend that something about the science has changed instead of their poll numbers being in the dirt, Americans must first demand: apologies.Here, I’ll even go first. I spent much of 2020 and 2021 writing again and again arguing for the opening of schools throughout the country. But in March 2020, I was one of the leading voices urging schools to close.It made no sense to me that my husband had stopped going into the office because of the mysterious new virus but my children continued to go to school. People...
  • How Mass Hysteria Is Related to Groupthink

    03/04/2022 10:38:27 AM PST · by JonPreston · 13 replies
    VeryWellMind ^ | 7/24/20 | Lisa Fritscher
    Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs when a group forms a quick opinion that matches the group consensus, rather than critically evaluating the information. Mass hysteria can be seen as an extreme example of groupthink.The term "groupthink" was coined in the early 1970s by psychologist Irving L. Janis.1 In 1972, Janis published his book Victims of Groupthink: A Psychological Study of Foreign-Policy Decisions and Fiascoes.Janis defines "groupthink" as "a psychological drive for consensus at any cost that suppresses dissent and appraisal of alternatives in cohesive decision-making groups."The group members feed off each other's emotional reactions, causing the panic to...
  • Sullivan: Russia planning 'extremely violent' operation to 'crush' Ukraine

    02/21/2022 8:55:34 AM PST · by Mariner · 54 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 21st, 2022 | By Joseph Choi
    White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said Monday the U.S. believes Russia is planning an "extremely violent" invasion of Ukraine, saying Moscow will seek to "crush" the Ukrainian people."We believe that any military operation of the size, scope and magnitude of what we believe the Russians are planning will be extremely violent. It will cost the lives of Ukrainians and Russians, civilians and military personnel alike," Sullivan said during an appearance on NBC's "Today.""But we also have intelligence to suggest that there will be an even greater form of brutality because this will not simply be some conventional war...
  • SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN: Opinion: To improve national security, we must build on measures addressing climate change

    02/16/2022 8:21:29 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 74 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | February 15, 2022 | BY SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN
    The effects of climate change are well understood: rising sea levels, severe weather, devastating wildfires and crippling drought, to name a few. We also know the consequences: increased mortality, damage to infrastructure, food supply interruptions and economic hardship. But one implication of climate change is often overlooked: threats to our national security. In a stark assessment last fall, the National Intelligence Council said climate change will intensify risks to U.S. national security interests over the next two decades as physical effects of a warming climate mount and geopolitical tensions multiply about how to respond. And last week the U.S. Army...
  • Biden national security adviser urges Americans to leave Ukraine within 48 hours, warns a Russian attack could begin with airstrikes

    02/11/2022 12:43:34 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 51 replies
    CNN via msn ^ | 2/11/2022 | By Natasha Bertrand, Kylie Atwood and Maegan Vazquez, CNN
    S national security adviser Jake Sullivan warned Americans in Ukraine on Friday to leave within one to two days, spelling out what a Russian attack on the country could look like -- and that civilians could die. "Any American in Ukraine should leave as soon as possible, and in any event in the next 24 to 48 hours," Sullivan said. "We obviously cannot predict the future, we don't know exactly what is going to happen. But the risk is now high enough and the threat is now immediate enough that this is what prudence demands." "If a Russian attack on...
  • Fear and Foolishness-Who are the ones most likely to get sick?

    02/10/2022 7:43:43 AM PST · by SJackson · 11 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Feb 10, 2022 | Rabbi Chananya Weissman
    One of the fundamental issues we face is finding the proper balance between responsible precautions and inappropriate fears, between trust in Hashem and the requirement for human effort. Fear is psychologically and physically harmful. Those who live with chronic fear believe they are protecting themselves, but they are actually doing just the opposite. It is no coincidence that people who are glued to screens for “fear of missing out” are the ones who miss out the most. It is no coincidence that those who fear social disapproval the most are the ones who tend to find themselves isolated. And...
  • Kinzinger: ‘We Have to Recognize’ the Possibility of a Civil War with ‘Targeted Assassination, Violence’

    02/10/2022 2:56:45 PM PST · by Magnatron · 118 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 February 2022 | Pam Key
    Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) said Thursday on ABC’s “The View” that we have to recognize the possibility of civil war in the United States. Sara Haines said, “Now Trump still has a lot of power over people in this country who believe that the election was stolen. This week you said you fear that there’s a real possibility that a civil war could happen again and that our basic survival is at stake. What makes you think it could get to that point?” Kinzinger said, “Because I think we have to recognize that possibility. In the past, I’ve said, oh,...
  • Hong Kong residents raid supermarket shelves as COVID surge disrupts supplies

    02/07/2022 8:43:11 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 21 replies
    Reuters ^ | Feb 7, 2022 | Sarah Cheng
    HONG KONG, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Hong Kong residents crowded supermarkets and neighbourhood fresh food markets on Monday to stock up on vegetables, noodles and other necessities after a record number of COVID-19 infections in the city and transport disruptions at the border with mainland China. The city of 7.5 million people reported a record 614 coronavirus cases on Monday, in the biggest test yet for the Chinese territory's zero-COVID strategy. Hong Kong imports 90% of its food supplies, with the mainland its most important source, especially for fresh food. Consumers have already seen a shortage of some foreign imported...