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Chinese state media label George Soros a "global economic terrorist"

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© Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP
Hungarian-born US investor and philanthropist George Soros looks on during a speech on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting, on January 23, 2020 in Davos, eastern Switzerland.
China's mouthpiece Global Times has labeled Hungarian-born American billionaire George Soros a "global economic terrorist" in a tit for tat exchange playing out in dueling op-eds that underscore the rising temperature in US-China relations.

The article, published on September 4 and without citing any evidence, accused the hedge fund manager and philanthropist of providing finance to Hong Kong's jailed newspaper owner Jimmy Lai to support the city's anti-Beijing protests in 2019.


Comment: 'Without any evidence'? Jimmy Lai's role in destabilizing Hong Kong is a pretty good and solid example. Using colour revolutions and protests to overthrow a government that isn't compliant to the West has become such a common tactic that even parents of ideologically possessed children are wise to the game.


Soon thereafter, Soros penned an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal that said New York-based BlackRock's recent 6.7 billion yuan (US$1 billion) mutual fund investment in China was a "tragic mistake" and would likely lose money for the asset manager's clients. Soros wrote the BlackRock investment "imperils the national security interests of the US."

Comment: According to freedictionary.com the definition of terrorist is as follows:
An individual who uses violence, terror, and intimidation to achieve a result.
And that definition describes Soros, his activities and objectives rather accurately. But, as we saw above, it's not just China saying this, Hungary, officials and citizens of the US, South America - pretty much anywhere his NGOs have been active - have gone on record stating much the same: Also check out SOTT radio's: Behind the Headlines: Confessions of an Economic Hitman: Interview with John Perkins


Brick Wall

Biden White House stonewalls two key senators in inquiry into president's use of private email

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Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) • Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI)
The White House failed to meet a deadline last month to provide information to two key Republican senators concerning Joe Biden's use of a private email account as vice president to send government information to his son Hunter Biden.

Senators Ron Johnson and Chuck Grassley, the ranking Republicans on the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations and the Senate Judiciary Committee respectively, asked White House Counsel Dana Ann Remus in a July 30 letter to answer (1) whether Biden used one or more private email accounts as vice president, (2) whether he is using any today as president and (3) whether government-related emails in the private accounts were preserved as required by the Federal Records Act.

Their letter was prompted by articles published in Just the News and the New York Post that released copies of emails purportedly from Joe Biden to White House staff during his vice presidency and to his son Hunter Biden that involved official government business. Johnson and Grassley wrote:
"If these reports are accurate, it is unclear whether then-Vice President Biden forwarded these and related emails to a government account to ensure that they satisfied federal recordkeeping and archival requirements.

"Further, it is unclear whether now-President Biden has continued the use of non-government email for official business and whether he has continued to provide government information to his family members, including Hunter Biden."
You can read the letter here.

Just the News reported in mid-July that emails recovered from a Hunter Biden laptop turned over to the FBI included messages signed "Dad" from the email address robinware456@gmail.com to the younger Biden.

Pills

Mainstream media cares more about you taking ivermectin than Biden eviscerating medical freedom

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The Bidant
On Thursday, the United States made a giant leap forward into a despotic and fascist future in which the government owns our bodies and can force us to do whatever they please. Thanks to the massive propaganda campaign waged by the mainstream media, half of Americans likely agree with it.

"We've been patient but our patience is wearing thin and your refusal has cost all of us," Mein Führer President Joe Biden said on Thursday as he bypassed Congress and unilaterally ordered 100 million Americans to undergo a medical procedure against their will — or become unemployable. Biden continued:
"My job as president is to protect all Americans. So tonight, I'm announcing that the Department of Labor is developing an emergency rule to require all employers with 100 or more employees that together employ over 80 million workers to ensure their workforces are fully vaccinated or show a negative test at least once a week.

"The bottom line — we're going to protect vaccinated workers from unvaccinated coworkers."
Biden completely disregarded the fact that natural immunity to the virus is exponentially more effective than the vaccine. He also completely ignored the Constitution, the Congress, and essentially every single check and balance the government has ostensibly set up to prevent tyrants like him from making such broad and overreaching dictates.

It's no wonder that #IwillNOTComply and #MassNonCompliance began trending immediately after the dictator on high delivered this chilling speech. In fact, they continued to trend into Friday morning highlighting the mass resistance to such tyrannical madness and the terrifying precedent that it sets.

Comment: 'Divide and conquer' is working as planned.


Bullseye

Nord Stream 2 pipeline a political defeat for US, but a victory for Russia, Germany and, in the long run, possibly Ukraine

Fortuna crew
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Workers celebrate as they prepare to lay the final section of Nord Stream 2, in Germany. The Fortuna crew welded the final part, number 200,858, on Friday.
Nord Stream 2 has gone from pipe dream to pipeline. Despite controversy and opposition, the 1,224 kilometer, $11-billion underwater gas link has been completed, doubling Russia's gas export capacity through the Baltic Sea.

Now, the team behind the construction, having welded the final segment into place, say gas could start flowing as early as October. While some German regulatory decisions are still pending, there are no clear signs Nord Stream 2 can be blocked at this point. The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday:
"We expect that millions of European consumers in the near future will be able to receive Russian gas along the shortest, most economical and environmentally friendly route. It's time to stop creating obstacles to this important project."
In the future, the new pipeline is supposed to carry up to 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year, the equivalent of the needs of about 26 million households, according to its developers.

Comment: Gift horses don't often open their mouths. When one does...just accept!


Briefcase

Justice Department sues Texas over 'unconstitutional' abortion law

Garland
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US Attorney General Merrick Garland
The Justice Department is suing Texas over the state's new controversial restrictions on abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Thursday.

Garland said the law is plainly improper both for its onerous restrictions on abortion access and for the provisions allowing state residents to sue anyone who aids or carries out restricted abortions. Garland, at a press conference, said:
"The act is clearly unconstitutional under longstanding Supreme Court precedent. This kind of scheme to nullify the Constitution of the United States is one that all Americans, whatever their politics or party, should fear. If it prevails, it may become a model for action in other areas by other states and with respect to other constitutional rights and judicial precedents. nor need one think long or hard to realize the damage that would be done to our society if states were allowed to implement laws that empower any private individual to infringe on another's constitutionally protected rights in this way."
The move comes a week after the Supreme Court refused to block the state law, which would effectively ban most abortions, in a 5-4 ruling over the objections of the court's liberal wing and the Chief Justice John Roberts. The law went into effect on Sept. 1.

The lawsuit was filed Thursday afternoon in federal district court in Texas.

Comment: See also:


Vader

Leaked emails show State Department refused to greenlight Afghan evacuation planes even with American citizens onboard

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© Maxar Tech
This handout satellite image released by Maxar Technologies shows satellite imagery of the Mazar-i-Sharif and grounded planes at the airport in northern Afghanistan on September 3
The State Department refused to green light a number of privately chartered flights out of Afghanistan that could have evacuated US citizens and Afghan special immigrant visa applicants, leaked emails reportedly show.

Military lawyer and retired Marine Eric Montalvo shared the communications with Fox after he organized some of the flights and now claims the federal government thwarted his rescue effort.

The leaked emails show State officials refusing to allow Montalvo's privately paid for flights to use US property either inside the country or at one of its many overseas bases, after the Biden administration pledged to do whatever it can to rescue all Americans and as many Afghan allies as possible.

Eye 1

NYT throws Biden under bus, exposes US drone strike as war crime - family murdered, not ISIS

kabul drone
© Jim Huylebroek for The New York Times
Relatives and neighbors survey the damage to vehicles in the courtyard of the home of Mr. Ahmadi.
It was the last known missile fired by the United States in its 20-year war in Afghanistan, and the military called it a "righteous strike" — a drone attack after hours of surveillance on Aug. 29 against a vehicle that American officials thought contained an ISIS bomb and posed an imminent threat to troops at Kabul's airport.

But a New York Times investigation of video evidence, along with interviews with more than a dozen of the driver's co-workers and family members in Kabul, raises doubts about the U.S. version of events, including whether explosives were present in the vehicle, whether the driver had a connection to ISIS, and whether there was a second explosion after the missile struck the car.


Comment: In other words, every major facet of the story told by the U.S. military.


Military officials said they did not know the identity of the car's driver when the drone fired, but deemed him suspicious because of how they interpreted his activities that day, saying that he possibly visited an ISIS safe house and, at one point, loaded what they thought could be explosives into the car.

Times reporting has identified the driver as Zemari Ahmadi, a longtime worker for a U.S. aid group. The evidence suggests that his travels that day actually involved transporting colleagues to and from work. And an analysis of video feeds showed that what the military may have seen was Mr. Ahmadi and a colleague loading canisters of water into his trunk to bring home to his family.

While the U.S. military said the drone strike might have killed three civilians, Times reporting shows that it killed 10, including seven children, in a dense residential block.


Comment: A fittingly psychopathic end to a pointless, evil war. No one will be held accountable.


Burka

No, the Afghan fighters are not going to build an 'inclusive regime'

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Taliban fighters sit in a pickup truck at the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.
Twenty years after American troops ousted the Taliban (a movement banned in the Russian Federation) from power in Afghanistan, militants of this group announced the formation of an interim government. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid stressed that the government he announced has a temporary status, de facto, with all acting cabinet members. Other appointments are expected to be announced at a later date.

Contrary to experts' expectations and pressure from both opposition forces and the international community, the old guard of Taliban fighters won vital positions in the country's new leadership. Other political forces, including secular authorities, militias and women, are not represented. By doing so, the Taliban have already violated their earlier agreements with the Americans to establish a coalition government, based on which the US, in fact, withdrew from Afghanistan.

Heart - Black

Prince Andrew finally served court papers in sex-assault lawsuit after attempts to avoid them

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Virginia Roberts Giuffre has sued Prince Andrew.
Prince Andrew has finally been served court papers over his sex accuser's lawsuit — after his police guards and security were initially ordered not to accept them, according to court papers filed Friday.

Cesar Sepulveda filed an affidavit in the Manhattan federal lawsuit brought by Virginia Roberts Giuffre confirming that he had served the papers to Andrew at his Royal Lodge home at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 27.

He detailed how he had been repeatedly rebuffed in previous attempts to hand over the documents in which Queen Elizabeth II's 61-year-old son is accused of first-degree rape tied to late pedophile Jeffrey Epstein's sex ring.

Sepulveda said the day before the papers were successfully served, he had been told to wait at Andrew's main gates, where police officers — including Andrew's head of security — repeatedly claimed they could not reach anyone inside.

Comment: Has the long arm of the law snagged Andrew at last? Or has a decision been made to hang him out to dry?


Attention

"Not now, not ever": RNC to sue Biden over vaccine mandate as GOP governors go ballistic

don't vaccinate me
© Mother Jones, Getty
Republicans clapped back over the Biden administration's unprecedented 'jab or your job' Executive Order for federal workers and contractors, and a 'jab or test' mandate for corporations with over 100 employees. 600,000 postal workers are oddly exempt.

The sweeping new vaccine requirements, which completely ignore tens of millions in America who have recovered from Covid-19 and have natural immunity, will affect as many as 100 million Americans.