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  • CONFIRMED: That Chinese Spy Balloon Made Fools of the Biden Administration

    04/03/2023 10:39:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/03/2023 | Stephen Green
    The Chinese spy balloon that was allowed to spend a week flying over the U.S. was able to transmit secret intelligence to Beijing about several military bases “in real time,” according to a Monday morning news report. Three unnamed officials told NBC News that Communist China was able to “gather intelligence from several sensitive American military sites.” The intel China gathered “was mostly from electronic signals,” according to NBC, “which can be picked up from weapons systems or include communications from base personnel, rather than images, the officials said.” The balloon could be remotely controlled, allowing it to loiter over...
  • Greg Kelly: Trump was right... AGAIN

    03/18/2023 12:31:31 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 48 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Mar 18, 2023 | Greg Kelly
    "TRUMP WAS RIGHT," says Greg Kelly, as he reacted to former President Donald Trump calling out President Joe Biden in 2020 on the debate stage for receiving money from China. Three years later, the truth has come out - via. Greg Kelly Reports on NEWSMAX.
  • China Demands U.S. Abandon Taiwan and Apologize for Shooting Down Spy Balloon

    02/20/2023 4:25:00 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02/20/2023 | Catherine Salgado
    After claiming its spy balloon was a harmless weather balloon and angrily condemning the Biden administration for shooting the balloon down (after it crossed the continental U.S.), the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is now not only demanding that the U.S. take all the blame for the incident but also that the U.S. abandon its unofficial ally Taiwan. As usual, the genocidal CCP is uninhibited by any interest in truth or justice.CCP state propaganda outlet Xinhua News published a statement from a Chinese Foreign Ministry (FM) spokesman on Feb. 19. The spokesman said that China acceded to a U.S. request and...
  • 'No Apology' From Chinese for Spy Balloon Incident as Sec. of State Blinken Details Munich Meeting on Meet the Press

    02/19/2023 3:31:34 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Red State ^ | 02/19/2023 | Susie Moore
    Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, on Saturday at the Munich Security Conference. It was the first meeting with the Chinese since Blinken’s visit to China was canceled amid the furor over the Chinese spy balloon incident.Just met with the PRC’s top diplomat, Wang Yi. I condemned the incursion of the PRC surveillance balloon and stressed it must never happen again. I warned China against providing materiel support to Russia. I also emphasized the importance of keeping open lines of communication.— Secretary Antony Blinken (@SecBlinken) February 18, 2023Though Blinken expressed condemnation over the spy...
  • Wag the Balloon (Sunbray)

    02/19/2023 6:30:04 AM PST · by bray · 7 replies ^ | 2/19/23 | bray
    Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another. No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us. 1 John 4:11-12 (King James Version) America would not be having any of our current problems if Trump were President. There is no possibility he would have gotten into Ukraine as he did not want to be starting wars when he was for getting America out of wars not into them. He had China completely under control when now they are in complete...
  • 'Shoot. It. Down': Republicans call for Chinese spy balloon to be blown out of sky

    02/03/2023 10:50:48 AM PST · by Right Wing Vegan · 308 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/3/2023 | Virginia Aabram
    GOP lawmakers are calling for the United States to shoot down the alleged Chinese spy balloon found floating over Montana on Wednesday. The Pentagon said it would not shoot down the balloon, arguing it "does not present a military or physical threat to people on the ground at this time," and China blamed the incursion into U.S. airspace on a civilian aircraft that had deviated off course. Montana is home to sensitive nuclear military installations. "It was a mistake to not shoot down that Chinese spy balloon when it was over a sparsely populated area," Sen. Marco Rubio (FL), the...
  • Passing the buck: 5 times Biden tried to shift blame for his problems to Trump

    02/18/2023 10:54:45 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 12 replies
    Just the News ^ | Updated: February 17, 2023 - 11:53pm | Ben Whedon
    The awesome responsibilities of the presidency can be a heavy weight to shoulder, a lonely burden of ultimate decision-making authority enduringly encapsulated in the words of the iconic sign President Harry Truman kept on his desk in the Oval Office: "The buck stops here." President Joe Biden, however, has time and again sought to sidestep the weighty burden of history through the simple expedient of passing the buck for presidential choices gone awry to his predecessor. With Biden's job approval rating remaining well underwater, his administration is redoubling efforts to blame its perceived failures on former President Trump — a...
  • The Beijing Politburo and the Trial Balloon

    02/15/2023 6:01:50 PM PST · by jfd1776
    Illinois Review ^ | February 15, AD 2023 | John F Di Leo
    A Chinese spy balloon flew over Alaska, and we didn’t shoot it down. We didn’t even notice it at first, or so we’re told. The Canadians noticed it, but they didn’t shoot it down either. The Canadians just told the US government that it was on its way, and passed the buck. Or so we’re told. Finally, it entered the airspace of the 48 contiguous states. It floated over Montana, uninterrupted, and continued to float southeast, across the Plains states, across the Midwest, over the Southeastern seaboard, until it finally floated out to sea, and the US government finally gave...
  • Say WHAT? Pentagon Says It Has NOT Ruled Out Space Aliens (Video)

    02/12/2023 9:03:05 PM PST · by montag813 · 79 replies
    RNN ^ | 02-12-2023 | Jim Clayborn
    You think you’ve heard it all with the latest potential spycraft, but you haven’t heard anything yet. NORAD hasn’t ruled out space aliens.That’s what Gen. Van Herck said. We have the tape.US F-16 jets shot down another unknown object over Lake Huron today. The Pentagon said they have not ruled out extraterrestrial activity. “I haven’t ruled out anything at this point,” said Gen. Glen D. Van Herck. The UFOs not being balloons would be crazy enough, but things get even weirder when you hear a top US general admit that we don’t even know what is keeping these objects in...
  • BREAKING: US Intelligence Watched Spy Balloon as it Lifted Off Near China’s South Coast – US Military Tracked it For a WEEK Before it Entered US Airspace

    02/14/2023 9:33:04 PM PST · by bitt · 91 replies
    gateway pundit ^ | 2/14/2023 | Cristina Laila
    CBS News on Tuesday night reported US Intelligence actually saw the spy balloon lift off near China’s south coast and tracked it for nearly a week before it entered US airspace. “U.S. intelligence watched the Chinese spy balloon as it lifted off near China’s south coast, meaning the U.S. military had been tracking it for nearly a week before it entered U.S. airspace. Longer than originally know,” CBS News reported. “What they saw was this balloon heading east from China towards Guam and Hawaii, but then it took a sharp northward turn – a beeline towards Alaska!” CBS reported. Via...
  • Oh, So That's the Explanation the Biden Team Offered About the Three UFOs We Shot Down

    02/14/2023 10:05:25 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Townhall ^ | 02/14/2023 | Matt Vespa
    The Biden administration was caught unawares regarding a Chinese spy balloon that breached US airspace earlier this month. It was detected over Montana and floated for days before being shot down off the Carolina coast. It was a device launched from Central China, and there were multiple opportunities to shoot down this surveillance vehicle. It was not seen as a threat, so everyone moved like molasses. Also, I’m betting that the Biden administration felt no one would care, which was a gross miscalculation. When the White House press pool is all wondering the same thing, like how could this spy...
  • Pete Buttigieg makes cringey spy balloon joke, stays silent on Ohio train derailment

    02/14/2023 9:51:27 AM PST · by McGruff · 18 replies
    NY Post ^ | February 13, 2023 | Victor Nava
    Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg copped bipartisan heat Monday when he failed to address the catastrophic Ohio train derailment which released toxic chemicals into the air this month — but joked about Chinese spy balloons and moaned about a lack of diversity in the construction industry. ... “It’s had its challenges. I mean, if you look at what the American transportation systems have faced in the last two or three years partly because of the pandemic, we’ve faced issues from container shipping to airline cancellations … Now we got balloons,” the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, awkwardly joked. But the...
  • Biden White House announces Interagency Team to address 'Unidentified Aerial Objects'

    02/13/2023 7:32:11 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 65 replies
    NBC News ^ | February 13, 2023 | Rebecca Shabad
    WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is forming an interagency group to address the recent spate of objects in the skies above North America, the White House announced Monday. "The president, through his national security adviser, has today directed an interagency team to study the broader policy implications for detection, analysis and disposition of unidentified aerial objects that pose either safety or security risks," National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said at a White House briefing. "Every element of the government will redouble their efforts to understand and mitigate these events," he said. Kirby said the national security team's task is...
  • UFOs? Airborne objects? What we know about 4 recent shootdowns

    02/14/2023 7:51:56 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    NPR ^ | 02/16/2023 | BILL CHAPPELL
    Feb. 12: Lake Huron Location and altitude: The object was around 20,000 feet, soaring near the eastern portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. It was shot down over Lake Huron, "about 15 nautical miles east of the Upper Peninsula," VanHerck said. Size and shape: "It presented as an octagonal structure with strings hanging off but no discernable payload," a senior Biden administration official said. What shot it down: An F-16, firing an AIM-9X Sidewinder missile. Reason given: "We did not assess it to be a kinetic military threat to anything on the ground," the North American Aerospace Defense Command said, "but...
  • Top lawmaker reveals Chinese spy balloon 'did a lot of damage' — and he connects the dots of its flight path

    02/14/2023 6:57:40 AM PST · by george76 · 33 replies
    Blaze Media/News ^ | February 13, 2023 | CHRIS ENLOE
    House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul revealed Sunday that the Chinese spy balloon that traversed the United States "did a lot of damage." Speaking on CBS News' "Face the Nation," the Texas Republican explained that by not preemptively downing the balloon, the Biden administration essentially allowed China to gather intelligence on areas sensitive to national security. The noteworthy revelation came after host Margaret Brennan asked McCaul about new restrictions enacted on six Chinese companies whose technology was used in the spy balloon's construction. "It will be one of my number-one priorities, as the chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee...
  • An update on the balloon saga: A major piece of the payload that was hanging under the balloon has been recovered

    02/13/2023 8:39:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/13/2023 | John Sexton
    Let’s start with the balloon whose story is the most clear, i.e. the Chinese spy balloon that flew over the US this month. That balloon was shot down over the ocean off the coast of South Carolina. You may have seen photos of portions of the balloon being pulled into a boat. These images were taken last week.The DoD has released photos of the recovery operation off the coast of South Carolina to gather the CCP spy balloon debris.Credit: Petty Officer 1st Class Tyler— Julio Rosas (@Julio_Rosas11) February 13, 2023Today the DOD released even more photos of the ongoing...
  • Thanks to Schumer We Know Why They Didn't Take Out Balloon Instantly - It's What We All Feared

    02/13/2023 11:50:14 AM PST · by Tench_Coxe · 43 replies
    China’s intelligence capability may be even greater than we’ve feared.Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer claimed that the spy balloon that crossed the continental United States this month was redundant from an intelligence perspective, speaking on ABC News’ This Week Sunday. (snip)If Schumer is incorrect, or being deliberately deceitful
  • Some Chinese Spy Balloon Parts Were Made in the USA; Six Companies Placed on Trade 'Blacklist'

    02/12/2023 8:17:22 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Red State ^ | 02/12/2023 | Jennifer Van Laar
    The U.S. intelligence community claims that they jammed the spy balloon’s signals, mitigating any damage as it flew over sensitive sites.In appearances on two Sunday talk shows, House Foreign Affairs Committee chair Rep. Mike McCaul (R-TX) said that China sending a high-altitude spy balloon across the continental United States “was an act of espionage in plain sight” and revealed that the balloon had a greater capability than satellites to gather and collect imagery, and left open the possibility that these signals and images were still transmitted to Beijing even though US intelligence officials claim that they “mitigated” the damage.On “Sunday...
  • FAA declares 'National Defense Airspace' over Lake Michigan

    02/12/2023 10:22:56 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 36 replies
    Fox ^ | 2/12/2023 | Anders Hagstrom
    The Federal Aviation Administration has declared a "national defense airspace" over part of Lake Michigan, the organization announced Sunday. The FAA has not clarified why it has banned civilian air traffic from the area. The FAA last established a national defense airspace over Montana this weekend in reaction to an unidentified flying object. This is a developing story. Check back soon for updates.
  • China ‘getting ready’ to take down unidentified object flying near Qingdao

    02/12/2023 6:41:17 AM PST · by Robe · 85 replies
    The Strights Times ^ | 2/12/23 | No Author sited
    An employee at the marine development authority of Qingdao’s Jimo district said the “relevant authorities” are preparing to bring down the object, the report said. The employee was not informed what the object was. The person said fishermen in the area have been told to be careful about safety, the report added. The United States and Canada brought down three high-altitude airborne objects in February, including one that Washington said was sent deliberately by China for surveillance. Beijing countered that it was a harmless weather-monitoring device that blew off course.