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Obama-appointed judge wrongly dismisses defamation suit against Twitter in Hunter Biden laptop case

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Hunter Biden • John Paul Mac Isaac in his store
In an attempt to obtain some semblance of justice, The Mac Shop owner sued Twitter for defamation. Now his business is closed, his case is thrown out, and Twitter wants him to pay the attorney fees.

In response to Politico's reporting Tuesday, confirming the authenticity of the most damning materials about Joe Biden found on an abandoned MacBook, an attorney for the owner of The Mac Shop told me, "I hate the fact that there are people who think this is actual news!"

Attorney Brian Della Rocca's sentiment is understandable. Since the New York Post first broke news of the MacBook abandoned at John Paul Mac Isaac's computer repair store, the veracity of the documents has been confirmed many times and neither of the Bidens have denied the authenticity of the documents.

Further, as The Federalist broke last month, the abandoned laptop contained a video revealing a second missing laptop — one Hunter Biden thought the Russians had stolen and that might provide fodder for blackmail. And, significantly, approximately nine months before the New York Post revealed the videos, emails, and text messages, the FBI had seized the laptop and thus had access to the video of Hunter relaying concerns about Russians pilfering his laptop.

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The 800lb gorilla in the Durham investigation background

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Former FBI Director and Special Council Robert Mueller • Special Council John Durham
The recent indictment of Clinton lawyer Michael Sussmann has triggered a significant amount of well intended articles, essentially reconstituting the hope that someone -or some group- might finally be held accountable for the multi-year, multi-issue, multi-institution fraud, better known as 'spygate'.

Factually, the Trump-Russia collusion narrative was always a complete ruse perpetrated upon the American people, with the intended objective to stop Trump, then hamstring Trump; then cover-up what they were doing to accomplish those goals; and then finally destroy the Trump presidency. Y'all know the story, I ain't repeating it.

As an outcome of the Sussmann indictment, many are wondering if this is the first domino in a series of explosive political dominoes that might fall and finally collapse the entire house of cards that surrounded the Clinton campaign and their conspiring with intelligence operatives, politicians, media, DOJ and FBI officials.

Yes, there are interesting dynamics within the Sussmann indictment story-lines; and yes, the authors digging through the indictment granules are all well versed in the details and very good at putting forth optimistic possibilities.

Paul Sperry Article Here - TechnoFog Article Here ...and there are likely dozens more, like THIS and THIS and THIS.

Comment: Sound and fury signifying nothing? Just about right:


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'You can't win that one': Trump suggests Fauci was UNFIREABLE, claims he did 'opposite' of what Covid adviser said

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Then US President Trump • Health advisor Anthony Fauci
Former US president Donald Trump has said that, with regard to firing health adviser Anthony Fauci, he couldn't "win," though he proudly stated he had done the "opposite" of what the infectious-diseases expert had recommended.

Appearing on The Water Cooler on Real America's Voice this week, Trump was asked if he had regretted not firing Fauci - something his supporters had called for numerous times.

"Well, you know, David, he was there for like 40 years or something, right?" the former president told host David Brody, referring to Fauci's long-standing position at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. "He was a part of the furniture. But if you think about it, I really did pretty much the opposite of whatever he said."

Comment: "Spin" is all that is left for explanations from either Fauci or Trump.


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NewsReal: Is The Government Hyping Shortages? And is 'Vaccination Shedding' Really a Thing?

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Since last week's NewsReal warning about the likelihood of economic 'collapse', government and media reports about such seem to have dramatically increased. Given low levels of trust in the media and government, this has in turn prompted a reaction of disbelief in the 'reality' of food and fuel shortages.

This week, Joe and Niall return to the topic, clarifying that while 'perception manipulation' around shortages is taking place for political reasons, real world indicators do point to the likelihood of imminent, profound, and global economic crisis.

Meanwhile, the other 'crisis' - the one we've been bombarded with over the last 18 months - continues spurring governments to recklessly endanger people's lives.

In the second half of this NewsReal, from 45 mins, Joe presents evidence from Pfizer's own study to show that 'vaccine shedding' is really a thing, suggesting that it's in fact the vaccinated who endanger the non-vaccinated, not the other way around!

** Podcast begins at 00:05:46 **


Running Time: 01:33:33

Download: MP3 — 64.2 MB


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Memos reveal efforts to spread discredited Russia collusion theory were welcomed by McCain Senate panel

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Donald Trump (L); John McCain (R)
Armed Services panel secretly fought court battle this summer to quash subpoena seeking records of contacts with ex-FBI official Daniel Jones and liberal-funded The Democracy Integrity Project nonprofit.

The efforts to disseminate a now-discredited theory that the Trump campaign had secret computer communications with the Kremlin extended beyond the FBI, CIA, and State Department to the U.S. Senate.

Under the late Sen. John McCain, the Armed Services Committee engaged a former FBI official and his progressive-funded nonprofit to produce a report on the matter, according to court records obtained by Just the News.

The Senate committee, now under Democrats' control, successfully waged a secret federal court battle this summer to quash a subpoena that would have forced one of its staffers, Thomas Kirk McConnell, to turn over documents and testify about his dealings with former FBI analyst Dan Jones and his nonprofit, The Democracy Integrity Project, the records show.

Mr. Potato

The never-ending ridiculousness of Justin Trudeau

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Are there any photos of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau where he isn't in blackface? I'm struggling to remember the last time I saw one. There he was again yesterday, this wokest of world leaders, this darling of centrist Twitter, covered in black facepaint and sticking his tongue out. You know, like those dark-skinned foreigners do. The pic is from an Arabian Nights fancy-dress party - man, the bourgeoisie are weird - that Trudeau attended in 2001, when he was 29. Twenty-nine. If you're on the cusp of 30, at the dawn of this new millennium, and you still don't know it's wrong to don blackface, there's something wrong with you.

This is only the latest in a long line of Trudeau blackface scandals, of course. The man appears to have spent a significant chunk of his younger years blacked up. There are three blackface incidents that we know of. There could be more. As one headline put it: 'Trudeau says he can't recall how many times he wore blackface make-up.' Imagine blacking up so often you can't remember all the times you did it. Trudeau's defenders say it was youthful daftness. Really? I don't know a single person who has ever blacked up. I know people who have done daft things, of course. But not that.

Trudeau's penchant for blackface is very odd. He puts it down to the fact that he has always been 'more enthusiastic about costumes than is sometimes appropriate'. Riiight. It is mostly a matter for Mr Trudeau and his conscience, of course, as to why he was black-painting his face - and, in one incident, his tongue too - well into his twenties. But it's a matter for all of us who inhabit the online world as to why Trudeau has never been cancelled, or even seriously threatened with cancellation, for doing something that would be ferociously denounced as racist if anyone else on earth had done it.

Comment: See also:


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Dutch junior minister SACKED after criticizing 'illogical' vaccine passports

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FILE PHOTO: A local healthcare worker prepares a dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Zoetermeer, The Netherlands, 14 April 2021
Junior Economic Affairs Minister Mona Keijzer has been fired by Prime Minister Mark Rutte. Her crime? Suggesting that the country's vaccine passport scheme is "illogical" and the Netherlands should "go back to the old normal."

As of Sunday, people hoping to visit bars, cafés, restaurants, and other venues will have to show proof of vaccination against Covid-19 or the results of a recent negative test. The pass system was introduced despite recent mass protests in Amsterdam, and demonstrations against the now-compulsory vaccine passports took place again on Sunday.

Criticism of the scheme has come from both the public and workers in the hospitality sector, but also from within the government. In an interview with the Telegraaf newspaper on Saturday, Keijzer had said it was "inexplicable" that the pass was required, even though the wholesale reopening of schools and universities in August had not led to a surge in hospitalizations.

Comment: Clearly the narrative the government is pushing is so demonstrably false that any dissent must immediately be stamped out. This kind of behaviour is typical in pathocracies throughout history: Political Ponerology And The Rise Of Totalitarianism In The West


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Biden pushing for dishonorable discharges, court martials for troops who refuse vaccines

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The Biden administration is pushing for dishonorable discharges and even court martials for troops who disobey orders to get COVID vaccines.

GOP Representative Mark Green of Tennessee proposed an amendment this week to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would prohibit "any discharge but honorable" for troops who refuse vaccines.

The White House responded with a statement noting:
"The Administration strongly opposes section 716 [as] it would detract from readiness and limit a commander's options for enforcing good order and discipline when a Service member fails to obey a lawful order to receive a vaccination.

"To enable a uniformed force to fight with discipline, commanders must have the ability to give orders and take appropriate disciplinary measures."
Responding to the statement, Rep. Green said
"I am appalled that the Biden Administration is trying to remove my amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that prevents anything but an honorable discharge for service members who refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine. This was a bipartisan amendment — every Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee agreed to it. No American who raises their hand to serve our Nation should be punished for making a highly personal medical decision."
Another section of the bill, 720, proposes that troops who have previously had COVID-19 should be exempted from a vaccine mandate.

The Biden administration also opposes it, claiming it creates
"a new and overly broad exemption from the vaccination requirement for previous infection that would undermine the effectiveness of the requirement."

Comment: See also:
Tucker Carlson revealed Monday that a bizarre presentation was given to troops sardonically ridiculing vaccine mandates with links to satanism, as the military pushes mandates, even for elite navy SEALS who have had the virus and have natural immunity.




Arrow Up

Gen. Milley: US, Russia should explore ways to increase military contacts

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Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff US General Mark Milley
The top U.S. military officer says the United States should explore ways to expand its military contacts with Russia as a way to increase trust and avoid a miscalculation.

Army General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said allowing things such as observers at each other's combat exercises would increase transparency and reduce the risk of conflict.
"We need to put in place policies and procedures to make sure that we increase certainty, to reduce uncertainty, increase trust to reduce distrust, increase stability to reduce instability in order to avoid miscalculation, and reduce the possibility of great power war. That's a fundamental thing that we should try to do, and I am going to try to do it."
Milley made the comments on September 23 after meeting his Russian counterpart, General Valery Gerasimov, chief of the Russian General Staff, in Finland on September 22.

Comment: Biden's dysfunctional hierarchy has no intention of experiencing a 'Come to Reason' epiphany.


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Police detain HNA's founder Chen Feng, CEO Adam Tan days after breaking one of China's biggest conglomerates into four units

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© Chen Feng, founder of China's Hainan Airlines and HNA Group Xiaomei Chen
Chen Feng, founder of China's Hainan Airlines and HNA Group
Two top executives of HNA Group have been detained by China's police, days after one of the country's largest private conglomerates was broken down into four separate businesses following its bankruptcy restructuring.

HNA's founder and former chairman Chen Feng, and the former chief executive Adam Tan Xiangdong have been detained by police on "suspected crimes," the group said in a statement in its official WeChat account.
"HNA Group and its member enterprises are operating in a stable and orderly manner. The [company's] bankruptcy restructuring is going smoothly and its production and operations have not been affected."
The detentions bring the curtains down on HNA, built on the foundations of China's most successful private carrier Hainan Airlines.

With a handful of aircraft, the carrier - with an early investment from the American financier George Soros - quickly built a business flying holiday makers and Russian tourists from China's frigid north to the country's sole tropical island, long regarded as "China's Hawaii" for its beaches, azure waters and holiday resorts.