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Hunter Biden's prosecutor worried about lack of help from other federal prosecutors, IRS official says

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Hunter Biden departs the J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building on July 26, 2023, in Wilmington, Del. |
In closed-door testimony, the IRS official described how jurisdictional friction complicated the decision of whether to charge the president's son with tax crimes.

Potential tax charges against Hunter Biden hit a snag last year when the top federal prosecutor in Delaware didn't get help from his counterparts in other jurisdictions, an IRS law enforcement official told congressional investigators.

The official, director of field operations Michael Batdorf, described in closed-door testimony how federal prosecutors in California and Washington, D.C., declined to assist U.S. Attorney David Weiss of Delaware in charging the president's son. The lack of cooperation caused Weiss, who has long overseen the Hunter Biden investigation, to fret about how to move forward, according to a transcript of Batdorf's testimony obtained by POLITICO.



Poland no longer arming Ukraine, says PM Morawiecki; Defense Minister issues warning to Ukrainian oligarchs over grain supplies

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Polish Minister of National Defense Mariusz Blaszczak
Poland says it will no longer arm Ukraine and will instead focus on its own defense, as the two allies clashed at a key moment in Kyiv's fightback against invasion by Russia. In a mounting row over grain exports from Ukraine, Poland summoned the Ukrainian ambassador on September 20 to protest remarks at the UN by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

The Ukrainian leader said some countries were only pretending to support his nation. Asked about the dispute, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said, "We are no longer transferring weapons to Ukraine, because we are now arming Poland with more modern weapons."


A year of lying about Nord Stream

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A screen grab from Danish Defense shows the gas leak from the exploded Nord Stream pipelines September 30, 2022
I do not know much about covert CIA operations — no outsider can — but I do understand that the essential component of all successful missions is total deniability. The American men and women who moved, under cover, in and out of Norway in the months it took to plan and carry out the destruction of three of the four Nord Stream pipelines in the Baltic Sea a year ago left no tracesnot a hint of the team's existence — other than the success of their mission.

Deniability, as an option for President Joe Biden and his foreign policy advisers, was paramount. No significant information about the mission was put on a computer, but instead typed on a Royal or perhaps a Smith Corona typewriter with a carbon copy or two, as if the Internet and the rest of the online world had yet to be invented. The White House was isolated from the goings-on near Oslo; various reports and updates from the field were directly provided to CIA Director Bill Burns, who was the only link between the planners and the president who authorized the mission to take place on September 26, 2022. Once the mission was completed, the typed papers and carbons were destroyed, thus leaving no physical trace — no evidence to be dug up later by a special prosecutor or a presidential historian. You could call it the perfect crime.

There was a flaw — a gap in understanding between those who carried out the mission and President Biden, as to why he ordered the destruction of the pipelines when he did. My initial 5,200-word report, published in early February, ended cryptically by quoting an official with knowledge of the mission telling me: "It was a beautiful cover story." The official added: "The only flaw was the decision to do it."

This is the first account of that flaw, on the one-year anniversary of the explosions, and it is one President Biden and his national security team will not like.

Comment: Hersh reveals how missing logic, hidden motives, accurate analysis, precise timing and telltale markers point to Biden's real target and who benefits.

Take 2

Slouching towards Beelzebub

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'Lord of the Mask'
"Using the #FauciLiedPeopleDied trend is a great way to show your friends you're a conspiracy theorist."
- Dr Anthony Fauci
So, here's what you might have learned over the weekend if you ventured into the thickets of alt news: in April and May of 2021, the president ("Joe Biden"), the whole White House Covid Response Team (Andy Slavitt & Co), and everyone in the WH communications office, the US Surgeon General (Vivek Murthy), senior officials of the CDC including director Rochelle Walensky, Francis Collins, head of NIH, and Dr. Anthony Fauci of NIAID were all freaking out, holding crisis meetings, and sending blizzards of emails among each other after being informed by a Pfizer safety report that the miraculous new mRNA Covid vaccines produced significant cases of myocarditis and blood-clotting abnormalities.

All these officials proceeded to craft a campaign to tell the public that this myocarditis was mild, extremely rare, and self-resolving (it wasn't), and urged all Americans over twelve to keep taking the vaxx shots. Later, they expanded the vaccine program to include children down to six months old. By 2022, all of US public health officialdom had to know that the vaxxes were also ineffective at preventing infection and transmission of Covid. Rochelle Walensky kept pushing the vaccines as "safe and effective" until she resigned in June, 2023. Her replacement, Mandy K. Cohen, is still pushing the latest mRNA booster shots in the face of reports (mainly from the UK and other foreign countries) of a shocking rise in all-causes deaths and disabilities from heart and blood disease, neurological injury, and cancers. The CDC refused this month to release updated information on case numbers of myocarditis and pericarditis in the USA.

Magic Wand

West has been 'blinded' by desire to 'defeat' Russia - Lavrov

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Russian FM Sergey Lavrov addresses 78th UN General Assembly • September 23, 2023
Western politicians are so obsessed with the idea of delivering a "strategic defeat" to Russia that they put themselves and their own nations in danger, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told the UN General Assembly on Saturday. The prolonged feeling of impunity has made the West blind to the risks to its own survival, he added.

Lavrov, commenting on the current policies of the US and its allies, said:
"A goal of inflicting a 'strategic defeat' upon Russia has been declared. This obsession has ultimately blurred the vision of the reckless politicians, who feel a sense of impunity. All the while, [they] lose the sense of self-preservation."
The minister pointed to a recent series of NATO exercises that, he said, involved simulating scenarios of nuclear strikes against Russia. According to Lavrov, these drills, which included the troops of the US and its European allies, were "unprecedented since the end of the Cold War."

Black Cat

Cruz concerned Democrats will 'parachute' in surprise replacement for Biden: Michelle Obama

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Sen. Ted Cruz, President Joe Biden (inset) and Michelle Obama
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) says he believes that if Democrats want to replace President Joe Biden as their nominee for the 2024 presidential election, they may parachute in a former resident of the White House.

Cruz, speaking on his podcast Verdict with Ted Cruz, shared his theory that the Democratic Party may replace Biden with former first lady Michelle Obama around the time of the Democratic National Convention in 11 months.

"Here's the scenario that I think is perhaps most likely, and most dangerous: In August of 2024, the Democrat kingmakers jettison Joe Biden and parachute in Michelle Obama," Cruz said.

He listed the former first lady as the person the Democratic Party would pick because she checks all the boxes in terms of likability and diversity.

Comment: Such a hideous scenario has the potential to give Barry his fourth "term". It does not bear thinking about.

And it's not the first time the idea has come up: Are Dems prepping Michelle Obama for a Hail-Mary toss against Trump

Arrow Up

European Union leadership announced new Lebensraum expansion policy

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The European Elites have a stunning new plan to defeat the fearsome Russian hoards marching toward Central Europe again. EU grand strategists will reinvent Adolph Hitler's idea of Lebensraum. French Europe Minister Laurence Boone told POLITICO recently that the only way to combat Putin's yearning for conquest is for the EU bloc to expand. No, I am not joking.

According to the news, the EU is preparing for a potential wave of expansion that could expand the bloc by as many as eight new members, including Ukraine and six Balkan countries. Boone spoke with me by phone, and said:
"Vladimir Putin, in addition to his territorial ambitions, also aims to weaken the European Union. That's a factor we need to take into account and fight against."
As for Hitler's grand plan of 'Lebensraum,' which he laid out in his book Mein Kampf (is banned in Russia), the German Reich would gain power and control of nations to the east to colonize them with German settlers. The Slavs who lived in these territories were to be wiped away by expulsion, enslavement, and slaughter. And Westerners still wonder at Vladimir Putin's warnings about Nazis in Ukraine and having a neutral zone between the EU and Russia. Russians and Ukrainians are brothers and Slavs, genetically.

The Serbs, Bosnians, Belarussians, and Ukrainians are in the crosshairs of EU President Ursula von der Leyen (who I lovingly refer to as von der Clucky) and her handlers, the Western oligarchs and the Royal houses of central and Western Europe.

Bulgarians, Croats, Macedonians, Montenegrins, and even the Slovenes have already been assimilated into what looks more and more like a Fouth Nazi Reich. The breakup of Yugoslavia was with the intent of creating these smaller, dependent nations with little or no power to resist. I don't want to get into ancient history and the story of the Vistula Veneti. Still, it's fair to say Roman Catholicism and Orthodox Christianity play a central role in the Ukraine affair.

Eye 2

Canada and Ukraine

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Anti-government protesters clash with police in Independence Square.
February 19, 2014 • Kiev, Ukraine
Moscow's bombing and invasion of Ukraine must be condemned by all those who believe in a rules-based international order and peaceful solutions to world problems. Hopefully Russian internationalists can come together to create a peace movement powerful enough to pressure their government.

While criticizing Russian imperialism, however, we shouldn't lose sight of Canada's significant role in stoking the divisions within Ukraine that have contributed to today's crisis. Non-interference in other countries' affairs is also an important principle of international law.

Yet Ottawa has long sought to destabilize the relationship between Russia and Ukraine. In 2014 Ottawa actively assisted the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych who was oscillating between the European Union and Russia.

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Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi meets members of Neturei Karat, a pro-Palestinian Jewish anti-Zionist organization

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The US mainstream media chose to ignore a meeting that took place at the recent United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) gathering of world leaders between Iran's President, Ebrahim Raisi and an Ultra-Orthodox organization of anti-Zionist Jews called Neturei Karta.

The meeting was obviously not in any way newsworthy for any of the mainstream media networks based in the United States, but several Israeli media networks covered the story including

The Jerusalem Post who published what Raisi had said in the meeting and that was that Iran has no issues with the Jewish people or its faith "I have heard that there are anti-Zionist Jews here and this is a great thing," said Raisi.
"We always reiterate the fact that we have no issue whatsoever with the Jewish faith, with the Torah, and in Iran, the Jews have freedom of religion. Our only issue is with the Zionists."
Raisi applies the same standards to Zionists and as he did with the US-backed terrorists known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) throughout the Middle East as he "stressed that he is against "oppression," regardless of whether it comes from Jews, Christians, or Muslims.

Black Magic

Sustainable Is Code For Genocide

This is NOT a conspiracy theory. If you think it is then understand this:
If you are not willing to acknowledge the evil that exists in the world, you will be annihilated to the exact same level of your naiveté. Carl Jung
The trouble with writing about Genocide before it actually happens, is that you sound tin foil hat crazy, so I went looking for other people who understand and can see patterns. I found English writer Karen Harradine, and US writer Naomi Wolf, and no doubt there are others, not yet found. I am reminded of the US press agents in Berlin, warning their Jewish friends to get out because of the Nazis in the 1920s, a warning few of them acted on. I came to know about this, because my childhood next door neighbours were German Jews, their father had listened to the warning and got his family out to Australia early enough. In talking to Karen Harradine, I know it is a great frustration that so many people are so clueless, zombie like they live their lives.