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Opening US borders to illegal migrants amid Covid proves Democrats have no love for America, only for holding onto power

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Today, it is easier for a migrant to walk into the US illegally than for a foreign tourist to enter legally. Illegal migration is not about human rights, but rather part of the woke agenda to stay in power.

The desperate scenes of squalor under the Del Rio International Bridge, where thousands of illegal migrants - many of whom are from Haiti - are huddling in makeshift shelters as they wait to be transported to cities around the country, should enrage every American. Aside from turning the United States into a Third World nation - the insanity is happening in the middle of a pandemic.

Even the duplicitous corporate media is beginning to ask some valid questions, but, as is its unfortunate wont, only after the proverbial bomb has already exploded in Uncle Sam's lap.

Attention

The myth of the "infallible elite"

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The man behind the curtain would love you to believe he is great and powerful
A commenter BTL called Petra made this claim recently in regard to the conspirators behind 9/11 etc.
All glaring anomalies are deliberate examples of "revelation of the method" / "hidden in plain sight"...
She was referring to the fact Building 7 was so very obviously 'pulled'. Her thesis being the elites are basically infallible, literally incapable of human error and when they appear to goof or slip up and reveal their lies or fakery, this is all part of their plan.

They are gods essentially, not mortals, and whatever they reveal unto us will be what they choose us to know of their infinite power.

OK.

So, here's my reply to her.

I recall a true-crime show once where a total psychopath planned his wife's murder in meticulous detail. Gave her antifreeze by injecting it into an unopened coke bottle or something. Planned an alibi for when she died, covered his tracks.

USA

Senate Dems tapped Soros-funded operative to research Trump-Russia conspiracy

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Daniel J. Jones
Senate Democrats tapped a political operative bankrolled by George Soros to investigate debunked allegations that President Donald Trump colluded with Russia, claims that are now at the center of an indictment in Special Counsel John Durham's investigation.

According to court filings, a staffer for Sen. Jack Reed (D., R.I.) enlisted Daniel Jones — a former FBI agent who has taken hundreds of thousands of dollars from Soros — to analyze computer data that purportedly connected Trump's real estate company with the Russian oligarch-owned Alfa Bank. Democrats pushed the allegation and others about Trump and Russia to build a narrative that Trump's campaign colluded with the Kremlin to steal the 2016 election. The FBI disproved the Alfa Bank claim, and Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of a larger Trump-Russia conspiracy.

Stock Down

Fed urged to fire officials over "pandemic profiteering"

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Federal Reserve System
Two weeks ago, Fed Presidents Robert Kaplan and Eric Rosengren (and to a lesser, though still notable extent, Fed Chair Powell himself) were 'outed' for their multi-million-dollar stock and bond trades, sparking widespread outrage, bolstering claims that not only is the market rigged and manipulated by the Fed but that it is rigged directly for the benefit of Fed members like Kaplan and Rosengren who - whether they intended or not - benefited monetarily from their own decisions and their inside information that nobody else was privy to..

Snakes in Suits

Trudeau calls election victory 'clear mandate' to get Canada through pandemic

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Justin Trudeau has won a third term as Canada's prime minister, with his Liberal party set to capture the most votes in the snap election, a result he called a 'clear mandate' to get the country through the Covid pandemic.

'I hear you when you say you want to get back to the things you love, not to worry about the pandemic or the election,' Trudeau said from Montreal early on Tuesday morning, acknowledging the decision to hold an early election was deeply unpopular. 'You have given this government and this parliament clear direction'


Comment: More from RT:
"Thank you, Canada," Trudeau, who won his third term as PM, wrote on Twitter. The Leftist leader said he was grateful to the Canadians "for putting your trust in the Liberal team, for choosing a brighter future."


In his speech before a small group of supporters in Montreal, Trudeau claimed the results of the election meant he now had a "clear mandate to get Canada through this pandemic."

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The prime minister also insisted that Canadians didn't want to hear about the election anymore. He himself called the vote two years earlier than scheduled in an apparent attempt to strengthen his position by capitalizing on the government's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, which included a large-scale vaccination drive and financial support for businesses and individuals affected by the curbs.

But the plan didn't fully work out as the tight race for the parliament delivered results that were almost identical to the 2019 vote. As a consequence, Trudeau, who had been in power since 2015, would still require support from other parties to promote his policies.

Shortly before Trudeau's speech, the leader of Canada's main opposition Conservative Party, Erin O'Toole, conceded defeat in the election. He told his supporters outside Toronto that he had already called the PM and congratulated him on the outcome.

However, O'Toole pointed out that "Canadians did not give Mr. Trudeau the majority mandate he wanted."

The Conservative Party, which opposes the liberal push for vaccine mandates and suggests that the coronavirus should be tackled through voluntary inoculations and rapid testing, has been in the lead in 122 electoral districts.



Eye 1

Bill Gates on 'lesson' learned from Jeffrey Epstein mistake: 'Well he's dead'

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Wednesday on PBS's "NewsHour," billionaire Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates said "he's dead" when asked about what lesson he learned from his previously admitted "mistake" of meeting with now-deceased convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

Anchor Judy Woodruff said, "You had a number of meetings with Jeffrey Epstein, who — when you met him 10 years ago — he was convicted of soliciting prostitution from minors. What did you know about him when you were meeting with him, as you've said yourself, in the hopes of raising money?"

Gates said, "You know, I had dinners with him. I regret doing that. He had relationships with people he said would give to global health, which is an interest I have. Not nearly enough philanthropy goes in that direction. Those meetings were a mistake. They didn't result in what he purported, and I cut them off. You know, that goes back a long time ago now. So there's nothing new on that."

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Bad Guys

Maxime Bernier and the People's Party of Canada fail to win any seats

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After a campaign where his party became synonymous with the anti-lockdown protests that dogged opposing leaders and crowded outside hospital emergency rooms, Maxime Bernier has lost his bid to regain a seat in Parliament.

Despite a surge in nationwide support for the People's Party of Canada (PPC), none of its candidates will join elected MPs in Ottawa.

Comment: More from National Post:
The People's Party of Canada, which grew in popularity over the campaign, riding a wave of protests against vaccine and lockdown policies, picked up tens of thousands of votes nationally in Monday's federal election.

Over the course of the campaign, PPC Leader Maxime Bernier has been traversing the country, preaching to crowds of people opposed to COVID-19 public-health measures, those who are vaccine skeptics or dislike vaccine passports, as well as reaching those who came to his party for its other policies, such as a vow to cut immigration levels in half.

"More and more Canadians are coming on our side because of tyranny, medical tyranny, and the vaccine passport, that will be imposed on us in every province," Bernier told a crowd in Edmonton recently.

The pitch seemed to be working, harnessing this discontent and moving Bernier from also ran to a man who might just have had the potential to split the vote on the political right.

Erin O'Toole, the Conservative party leader, cautioned conservatives against voting for the People's Party, saying a vote for Bernier's party would help Justin Trudeau's Liberals.

"Justin Trudeau wants you to split the vote by voting PPC," O'Toole said over the weekend.

Back in 2019, Bernier's nascent party failed to win a single seat and managed only 1.6 per cent of the popular vote; Bernier, who had represented the Quebec riding of Beauce since 2006, failed to win his own seat, which was taken by Conservative Richard Lehoux.

This time around, bolstered by waves of dissatisfaction over the handling of the pandemic, Bernier, in the days leading up to the election, looked poised to receive somewhere around six per cent of the popular vote, according to the polling aggregator 338Canada, around double what the Green Party was projected to receive, and hot on the heels of the Bloc Québécois.

When polls first closed in Atlantic Canada, the PPC received 4.6 per cent of the popular vote, according to early Elections Canada data. As further polls opened across the country, they held steady around that number.

"I'm feeling good," said Bernier to a CBC reporter shortly after all polls closed. "Four, five, six per cent that's big for us in Atlantic Canada ... so I believe tonight will be a good night for us."

Bernier has said that after this election, his party was here to stay. Still, on Monday night Bernier was projected to lose his riding.



Bullseye

The AUKUS issue is not over

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Alfa Class Submarine
Well, then I might as well address it. I am talking about this whole AUKUS affair and France losing huge contact on submarines for Royal Australian Navy. At this stage I am not interested in technical minutiae of this whole scandal, because it is useless anyway to concentrate on technical details of something which may change many times before, and if, it comes to fruition. I am, however, as always, interested in fundamental factors defining the framework. Le Drian and anyone in France' political top can express their frustration and play geopolitical games whatever they want, such as running to India:
On Friday, France recalled its ambassadors from Washington and Canberra after Australia scrapped a major submarine program with France in favor of acquiring nuclear-powered submarines with the help of the US and UK. Paris furiously protested the new arrangement between Australia, the US and UK, known as AUKUS. Le Drian called the ditching of French-Australian submarine program "a stab in the back."

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Network

Tehran's in a tough position with the Taliban

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The Taliban's lightning-fast takeover of Afghanistan last month put Iran in a very difficult position. On the one hand, the Islamic Republic has traditionally been opposed to the self-declared "Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan" (IEA), especially after some of its members killed Iranian diplomats in 1998 and the group's prior rule of the country saw it oppressing the Shiite minority. On the other hand, however, Iran has little choice but to acknowledge the group's de facto leadership of Afghanistan and thus pragmatically engage with it in the interests of peace, security, and development.

Tehran cannot realistically extend military support to anti-Taliban elements there like it did during their prior period of rule from 1996-2001 because the Taliban controls all of the country's international borders for the first time in its history. The modern-day iteration of this movement also claimed to have changed its ways by moderating its previously strict policies in light of changed domestic and international conditions even though observers have yet to see many tangible manifestations of this. Nevertheless, these promises add credibility to those countries like Iran that are pragmatically engaging with the Taliban in the hopes that it'll keep its word.

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Sherlock

Top aide to Ukrainian president survives assassination attempt amidst crackdown on country's oligarchs

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© Serhii Nuzhnenko/Reuters
An investigator examines bullet holes in the car on Wednesday.
A top adviser to the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, has survived an assassination attempt that officials suggest is tied to a political battle with criminal and corrupt interests, including the countries' oligarchs.


Comment: Criminals in Ukraine have accrued even more power and influence since the US-backed coup in the country.


At least 10 bullets struck the car of Serhiy Shefir, an aide and longtime friend of Zelenskiy, on Wednesday as he travelled through the village of Lesnyky toward the capital, Kyiv.

The driver was struck three times and is undergoing surgery. Shefir was not hit by the gunfire, which reportedly came from a forested area along the road.

Comment: Whilst Zelensky claims to be pushing for change on behalf of the people, the country is showing all the signs of a descent into lawlessness - both in government and outside - and its economy appears to be scraping by on Western hand outs: