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Joe Biden to send Gavin Newsom to Republican debate as surrogate

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Governor of California Gavin Newsom • US President Joe Biden
"So here's what you're gonna do..."
President Joe Biden's reelection campaign scheduled Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) to attend Wednesday's Republican primary debate as a surrogate.

Biden's decision to send Newsom is noteworthy because some political experts believe Newsom will replace Joe Biden atop the Democrat ticket. Many Democrats fear that Joe Biden, 80, is too old to serve four more years.

Newsom will attend the debate in Simi Valley, California, to spin the Republican candidates' "extreme" rhetoric and "out of touch views." Along with Newsom, Joe Biden also will send Biden-Harris campaign manager Julie Chavez Rodriguez and Democrat National Committee Chair Jamie Harrison.

Biden campaign advisers said.:
"The campaign response builds off the strong and effective plan from the first debate with a clear north star: pushback on Republicans' lies and highlight their extremism at every turn. Our response will ensure we hold every Republican and their extreme positions accountable.

"You can expect the Biden campaign and our allies to point out the stark contrast between Bidenomics and the extreme MAGAnomics policies we'll hear on the debate stage."

Comment: Good luck with that. The Left can't even hold themselves accountable.

Fox Business Network will host the debate and reportedly focus on economic issues, including Republican solutions to repair the challenges inflicted by Joe Biden's policies.

Comment: Newsom is as shallow as Biden ever was and equally capable of running the country into the ground. Case in point: California.

Cow Skull

Sliding downhill and gathering speed: Biden tells the same story, almost word for word, just minutes after telling it the first time

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Joe Biden in New York on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, when he repeated the same story twice
President Joe Biden told a story at a Manhattan campaign event, appearing completely oblivious to the fact that — just moments earlier — he had told the exact same story, almost word for word.

The story was one Biden has told numerous times in the past — about the 2017 riot in Charlottesville and how it had ultimately proved to be the inspiration behind Biden's 2020 presidential run.

The White House press pool report addressed the issue, stating, "After briefly touting his economic record, POTUS reflected on his decision to seek the presidency. He told the story about the events of Charlottesville in 2017 as the reason for his campaign. A few minutes later, he told the story again, nearly word for word."

Bad Guys

Zelensky and Trudeau greet former Nazi SS fighter with standing ovation

Zelensky and Trudeau
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (C) with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (R), acknowdledges a Canadian-Ukrainian war veteran at the House of Commons.
The 1st Galician Division, formed by the Nazis from Ukrainian volunteers during WWII, is blamed for atrocities against Poles

Ukraine's president and Canada's prime minister greeted a former member of the infamous SS 1st Galician Division, which fought for the Nazis in World War II, as they attended a parliament session in Ottawa, according to images shared by the Associated Press.

One of the photos, taken in the House of Commons on Friday, showed a smiling Vladimir Zelensky clenching his fist and Justin Trudeau applauding to somebody outside the image.

AP's caption explained that the two leaders "recognize Yaroslav Hunka, who was in attendance and fought with the First Ukrainian Division in World War II before later immigrating to Canada."

What the US news agency described as "the First Ukrainian Division" was in fact the 14th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS, also known as the 1st Galician Division.
Similar images have been shared by AFP, which described Hunka, aged 98, as a "Canadian-Ukrainian war veteran."

Videos from parliament also showed MPs giving a standing ovation to the former Nazi unit fighter.

Comment: Nazism is widespread in Ukraine and is openly applauded by the West, which considers that Ukraine is defending European values. That of course poses the question, which values we are talking about, which the leadership in the West appears so enamored with?

See also: Canada, where many Ukrainians fighting for the nazis found refuge after WW2 is very open about their support and this current display is no anomaly but rather fits a pattern. Ezra Levant has more regarding this issue in his Twitter thread (click on post to unpack it):

For those who don't have Xi (Twitter) here is the rest of the thread Some videos are only displayed in the thread):
2. The Nazis were in Hitler's 14th Waffen SS Division Galicia. According to military historian/journalist David Pugliese, they were able to sneak into Canada by changing their name and hiding their past.
3. Here's what Pugliese wrote in the military journal, Esprite de Corps: In an attempt to hide the SS connection, the unit had changed its name in the last few days of the war to the First Division Ukrainian National Army. Link
4. That was nearly 80 years ago, so most of those Nazis have since died. But one of them is apparently still alive -- Yaroslav Hunka. And if I'm reading the news correctly, Trudeau invited him as an honoured guest today, to Zelenskyy's visit to Canada's Parliament.
5. The Canadian Press wire service circulated this photo and caption. (This version is taken from The Toronto Star, but it was in many places). Look at the caption on the bottom.
6. It says, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recognize Yaroslav Hunka, who was in attendance and fought with the First Ukrainian Division in the Second World War before later immigrating to Canada, in the House of Commons on Friday.
7. Can that really be true? Did Justin Trudeau really invite a Nazi SS soldier from the Second World War to Parliament as an honoured guest? Please tell me I've got a fact wrong here.
8. Hunka was introduced to Parliament as a 98-year-old soldier "who fought... against the Russians... a hero."
9. Three months ago, Trudeau went to Ukraine and met with Andriy Melnyk, a Holocaust denier who was fired by Zelenskyy after he said Israel and Poland were lying about Jewish deaths:Link
10. And last year, Chrystia Freeland held up a scarf promoting a far-right Ukrainian Nationalist movement linked to Neo-Nazis commemorating Stefan Bandera, the Nazi criminal. Freeland deleted her social media posts, but not before the photo was saved:Link
11. Before the Russian invasion in 2022, David Pugliese wrote about Trudeau and Freeland working with Nazi groups in Ukraine. Here are two of his stories from November, 2021: Link
12. Those articles were published in the prestigious Ottawa Citizen. Here's an article in the Globe and Mail about Freeland's grandfather, a Nazi propagandist. She tried to keep that a secret for years, and then claimed it was Russian propaganda: Link
13. Trudeau and Freeland routinely call peaceful, domestic political critics "Nazis" and "far right" and "racist". They're not of course -- they just disagree. It's Trudeau and Freeland who really do have a Nazi problem -- and it's coming from inside their house.

Eye 1

'People talk and the truth will out!' - Neil Oliver on the Online Safety Bill

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Neil Oliver
'More than anything else, these years just past have been about keeping us apart... driving division. Everywhere people meet was closed. People were frightened into their homes. Now the online world they chased us into turns out to be something else they feel they need to shut down. They didn't see that one coming, those stupid, clever people.'

- Neil Oliver


Confused Biden walks into flag, then appears to anger Brazilian prez with handshake snub at UN

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President Joe Biden is seen walking off the stage after he apparently forgot to shake Lula's hand, leaving the Brazilian leader visibly irritated.
President Biden looked confused again Wednesday as he walked into a giant flag at the United Nations — then appeared to anger Brazil's president by walking off stage without shaking his hand.

The gaffe-prone oldest US president in history walked into the 7-foot-tall Brazilian flag as he took the stage, taking a moment to get his bearings as the flag wobbled.

He then struggled with the headset of his translation device, soon noted by Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who was with him for a joint speech agreeing to partner on workers' rights.


Beware of nations, states, corporations, or groups offering benefits that require digital ID

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All nations rich and poor will be wrapped into the new globalized digital system being promoted by the UN and WEF: 'No person will be left behind'

The nation of Kazakhstan, one of Russia's southern neighbors, has partnered with the United Nations Development Programme in rolling out a new digital ID that offers social welfare programs called the "Digital Family Card."

What's this got to do with me, you ask?

This is but one example of how the digital ID will come at you, regardless of where you live on Planet Earth in the 21st century.

I've said in the past that the digital ID will come in many tantalizing forms tailored to different types of people in the social strata. The one in Kazakhstan is meant to appeal to the poor and dependent, whether it's single mothers dependent on food stamps or childcare, or the elderly dependent on their Social Security check and government-subsidized healthcare. The end result will be a massive government spy network able to penetrate down to the household level of each family that signs up for this scam.


Harvard's Jacinda Ardern calls on the United Nations to crack down on free speech as a weapon of war

Jacinda Ardern
Jacinda Ardern may no longer be Prime Minister of New Zealand, but she was back at the United Nations continuing her call for international censorship. Ardern is now one of the leading anti-free speech figures in the world and continues to draw support from political and academic establishments. In her latest attack on free speech, Ardean declared free speech as a virtual weapon of war. She is demanding that the world join her in battling free speech as part of its own war against "misinformation" and "disinformation." Her views, of course, were not only enthusiastically embraced by authoritarian countries, but the government and academic elite.

In her speech, she notes that we cannot allow free speech to get in the way of fighting things like climate change. She notes that they cannot win the war on climate change if people do not believe them about the underlying problem. The solution is to silence those with opposing views. It is that simple.

Comment: Ardern was a particularly nasty example of authoritarianism and totalitarianism when she governed New Zealand during the height of the Covid "pandemic" - so no one should be surprised to see her in this new globalist-assigned role - even if she is still politically unpopular in her native country.

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NATO chief admits NATO expansion was key to Russian invasion of Ukraine

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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg • European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee
September 07, 2023 • Brussels, Belgium
The continuing U.S. obsession with NATO enlargement is profoundly irresponsible and hypocritical. And now Ukrainians are paying a terrible price.

During the disastrous Vietnam War, it was said that the US government treated the public like a mushroom farm: keeping it in the dark and feeding it with manure. The heroic Daniel Ellsberg leaked the Pentagon Papers documenting the unrelenting U.S. government lying about the war in order to protect politicians who would be embarrassed by the truth. A half-century later, during the Ukraine War, the manure is piled even higher.

According to the U.S. government and the ever-obsequious New York Times, the Ukraine war was "unprovoked," the Times' favorite adjective to describe the war. Putin, allegedly mistaking himself for Peter the Great, invaded Ukraine to recreate the Russian Empire. Yet last week, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg committed a Washington gaffe, meaning that he accidently blurted out the truth.


Pentagon exempts Ukraine operations from potential government shutdown

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin
The Pentagon will exempt its Ukraine operations from a potential shutdown if lawmakers can't agree on a deal to fund the government by the end of the month, allowing key training and other activities in support of Kyiv's forces to move ahead uninterrupted, according to a Defense Department spokesperson.

Washington is more resigned to the looming government shutdown every day. As the Sept. 30 deadline approaches, congressional leaders showed little progress this week in moving a stopgap funding bill to avert that scenario. The House was in chaos on Thursday as a group of GOP hardliners tanked a vote that could have offered a path to fund the government.

But if lawmakers fail to reach an agreement and government appropriations lapse, DOD has decided to continue activities supporting Ukraine, DOD spokesperson Chris Sherwood told POLITICO Thursday — just hours after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Joint Chiefs Chair Gen. Mark Milley and other senior leaders at the Pentagon.

"Operation Atlantic Resolve is an excepted activity under a government lapse in appropriations," Sherwood said, referring to the named operation for DOD's activities in response to the Russian invasion.

The move means that the U.S. military's activities related to the war, such as training of Ukrainian soldiers on American tactics and equipment, as well as shipments of weapons to Kyiv, will continue despite any potential shutdown. As recently as Tuesday, Sherwood had said the shutdown could halt those activities, as POLITICO first reported.

Comment: One might question how many of the internationally-trained 84,000 Ukrainians are still alive and active.

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Star of David

Israel clears nuclear deal with Saudi Arabia

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu
Riyadh wants a civilian atomic program but would also consider a military path, should Iran choose to take that route, the newspaper reports...

Israel has agreed to the idea of the US building a uranium enrichment facility in Saudi Arabia as part of a deal that would see Riyadh establish diplomatic ties with West Jerusalem, according to the Wall Street Journal.

The newspaper reported that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has instructed senior nuclear and security officials to cooperate with Washington on the issue. Progress came after Netanyahu met US President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session on Wednesday, the WSJ said on Thursday, citing Israeli and American sources.

Israel is widely believed to be the sole nation with a nuclear capability in the Middle East, but has never confirmed its status as such. According to officials cited by the WSJ, the country would accept Riyadh hosting a US-controlled uranium enrichment plant.
MBS in chair
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Comment: What could possibly go wrong with that arrangement?
If Iran were to obtain nuclear weapons, Saudi Arabia would be forced to do the same, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said in an interview with Fox News, extracts of which were published on Wednesday.

"Any country getting a nuclear weapon - that's a bad move," the Crown Prince, widely referred to as MBS, replied when was asked how Riyadh would respond if Tehran became a nuclear power.

"Even if Iran gets a nuclear weapon... any country using a nuclear weapon, that means they're having a war with the rest of the world," he said.

Global powers will come up with a joint response because "the world can't see another Hiroshima. If the world sees 100,000 people dead - you are in a war with the rest of the world," the Crown Prince explained.

During his speech at the UN on Tuesday, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi reiterated that Tehran will never give up its right "to have peaceful nuclear energy." However, he stressed that "nuclear weapons have no place in the defensive doctrine and the military doctrine" of Iran.

Raisi also said the country was eager to return to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which envisaged the lifting of sanctions in exchange for Tehran limiting its nuclear activities. The unilateral withdrawal of the US from the landmark deal under President Donald Trump was "an inappropriate response" to Iran's fulfilment of its obligations as part of JCPOA, he insisted.

Longtime rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran have recently seen a rapprochement, restoring diplomatic ties after a seven-year break in March, through Chinese mediation.