Welcome to Sott.net
Sun, 04 Dec 2022
The World for People who Think

Puppet Masters
Map


Mail

GOP's Stefanik says Postal Service stole $20K in donor checks from mail

stefanik tampered package
© Elise Stefanik for Congress
Rep. Elise Stefanik accuses the Postal Service of ripping open her mail and stealing $20,000 worth of campaign checks.
Upstate New York Rep. Elise Stefanik says US Postal Service workers tore open her campaign mail and stole $20,000 in campaign checks — while also leaving donors exposed to potential identity theft or fraud.

Stefanik, the powerful House Republican Conference chairwoman, made the stunning claim in a Thursday letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.

The congresswoman's office also provided The Post with photographic evidence — obtained from the Postal Service — of mail from donors being ransacked, including a torn check from one contributor.

Comment: It's rather telling that the mail theft appears to be targeted. After her "blowout win" against Liz Cheney, it's likely she's made some enemies.


Folder

DOJ probed Tara Reade's Twitter after she issued allegations about Joe Biden's sexual harassment, docs show

tara reade
The Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a subpoena probing Twitter for information on Tara Reade's accounts in 2020 months after she issued allegations about being sexually assaulted by President Joe Biden in 1993, documents obtained by the Daily Caller show.

The DOJ asked Twitter to testify before a grand jury on Dec. 16 of 2020 and provide "all subscriber information" from Reade's accounts, according to emails and subpoena documents obtained by the Caller.

The subpoena shows that Twitter was asked to provide information on two of Reade's Twitter accounts, including @ReadeAlexandra and @TaraMcCabe.

Comment: See also:


Pirates

US Senators with unlimited sick days vote down paid leave for railway workers, strike action looms

Charles Schumer
© Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) walks into a closed-door policy luncheon with Senate Democrats at the U.S. Capitol on December 01, 2022 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted against a measure on Thursday that would have provided rail workers with seven paid days of sick leave as Congress intervenes in an effort to prevent a potential nationwide rail strike.
The Senate voted against a measure on Thursday that would have provided rail workers with seven paid days of sick leave as Congress, members of which notably do not have paid sick day limits, intervenes in an effort to prevent a potential nationwide rail strike.

Though a slight majority of senators, 52, did vote in favor of the measure, it failed to reach the 60-vote threshold it would have needed in order to pass. Forty-three senators voted against it.

The House did manage to pass the sick leave measure on Wednesday in a 221-207 vote. All Democrats voted in the affirmative and were joined by three Republicans: Representatives Don Bacon of Nebraska, Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania and John Katko of New York.

Better Earth

NATO expands but original anti-Russia mission is static 73 years on

NATO thumbs
© Evelyn Hockstein/AFP/Getty Images
The organization is the heir to the throne that was vacated after Nazi Germany's defeat.

The foreign ministers of the NATO military alliance met this week for a summit in the Romanian capital Bucharest for what was a celebration of the bloc's expansion. The anti-Russia rhetoric and hostility were also effervescent. "Russia does not have a veto," crowed the delegates who swore to "not back down" in supplying even more deadly weaponry to Ukraine in order to strike Russia's heartlands.

It's astounding how such ghoulish warmongering can be projected as upholding international law, democracy and human rights.

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was formed in 1949 and arguably marked the initiation of the Cold War when the world was demarcated into a U.S.-led camp and the Soviet Union. Remarkably, only four years prior, those nations were declared allies in the defeat of Nazi Germany.

Thus, within a metaphorical blink of an eye, the Soviet Union would be designated as the "new enemy". And that was even while the Soviet people were still grieving up to 30 million killed during the war against the Nazi Third Reich. The bloodlust is shocking but revealing.

Propaganda

Fact check: IRS watchdog destroys media claim that Trump ordered audits of James Comey and Andrew McCabe

Comey
© Screenshot/Getty Images
Former FBI Director James Comey
Liberal media outlets like the New York Times and MSNBC claimed former President Donald Trump ordered audits of former FBI chiefs James Comey and Andrew McCabe for political payback. According to the Internal Revenue Service's internal watchdog, that's not true.

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration determined that the IRS randomly selected Comey and McCabe for audits of their tax returns from 2017 and 2019 as part of a program the IRS uses to refine its technology, according to a report released Thursday. The watchdog found no evidence of malfeasance on the part of Trump or any Trump-appointed officials.

It's the latest media-propelled narrative disproved by federal watchdogs. The Department of Homeland Security's inspector general exonerated border patrol agents who were accused in the liberal media of whipping Haitian migrants as they crossed into the United States from Mexico. The Justice Department's inspector general debunked the infamous Steele dossier, which the media cited as evidence that the Trump campaign conspired with Russia to influence the 2016 election.

Footprints

Analysis: Joe Biden's 'wide open' border expected to bring 2.6M illegal aliens to US next year

Biden/fence
© Jim Watson/Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images
US President Joe Biden
For 2021, Steven Kopits with Princeton Policy Advisors accurately projected that about two million border crossers and illegal aliens would be apprehended. By this year's end, Kopits projects about 2.3 million will have been apprehended. These estimates do not include the hundreds of thousands, potentially millions, who will successfully cross the southern border.

Now, Kopits projects that Biden's policies will see 2.6 million border crossers and illegal aliens apprehended along the border in 2023 — another record-shattering annual level of illegal immigration.

If the projections pan out, some 6.9 million border crossers and illegal aliens will have been apprehended at the border since 2021 to 2023 under Biden. This is a foreign population just two million short of New York City's resident population.
chart
© Chart via Princeton Policy Advisors

X

Exclusive: Biden DHS has no plan after Title 42 ends, says source

tents border
© Herika Martinez/AFP/Getty Images
Tent city at the border
A senior source within Customs and Border Protection tells Breitbart Texas that the Department of Homeland Security is not engaged in any substantive planning to confront the expected surge in migration once Title 42 is lifted per court order. Meanwhile, the source says Mexican immigration authorities are already at work to dismantle migrant camps set up along the border.

The source adds that Border Patrol sector leaders have been instructed to prepare for a surge in migrant crossings by exploring additional detention facilities and working with non-government agencies to increase shelter space. The source says most of those resources along the border are already exhausted and warns the time given during a temporary stay in the court order was squandered.

On November 15, District Judge Emmet Sullivan ordered DHS to discontinue using the COVID-19 Title 42 authority to expel migrants with immediate effect. The judge subsequently granted a stay of his own order until December 21, with "great reluctance" at the request of the Biden Administration.

Although the source says no real plan to deal with the expected influx has been put forth by DHS, in Mexico, authorities are dismantling rudimentary encampments to move mostly Venezuelan migrants away from the immediate border area. One camp housing hundreds of migrants in Juarez — opposite El Paso — was razed earlier this week.

Comment: The plan: Intentional 'human disruption and replacement'. Objective: Global turnover. Europe has the same issues.


Health

International blood bank for the unvaccinated has been formed with members from at least 16 countries - demand for "pure blood" skyrockets

drawing blood
© screenshot
Unvaccinated patients who require transfusions can now access "pure blood" thanks to a new service called "SafeBlood Donation," which was launched by a Swiss naturopath named George Della Pietra.

SafeBlood Donation, which currently has members in at least 16 countries, has the long-term goal of opening blood banks that provide its members with unvaccinated plasma, VICE reported. According to George Della Pietra, the demand for "pure blood" has skyrocketed globally.

The Gateway Pundit previously reported that a peer-reviewed study in Italy found that 94% of people who experienced side effects after receiving mRNA vaccines had abnormal blood and contained foreign matter one month after vaccination.

The surgeons believed that the vaccine makers should provide an explanation as to what is within the shots and why those components are present. They said:
"In our experience as clinicians, these mRNA injections are very unlike traditional 'vaccines' and their manufacturers need, in our opinions, to come clean about what is in the injections and why it is there."
For this exact reason, a lot of people refuse blood transfusion if the donor had received a Covid vaccination.

Comment: To become a victim of the exponentially expanding global annihilation system, vaccination is not required.


Folder

Judicial Watch: Secret Service finds Hunter Biden gun probe documents it denied having

Hunter
© Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images
Hunter Biden
The Secret Service has found hundreds of documents it previously denied having in relation to the probe into Hunter Biden's alleged gun violations, conservative watchdog Judicial Watch revealed Thursday.

Judicial Watch has been investigating if the Secret Service protected Hunter from scrutiny after the president's son revealed in a 2019 text message the FBI got involved in the case of a missing firearm tossed in a Delaware dumpster by Hunter's former sister-in-law-turned-lover. Nobody was charged with wrongdoing, according to reports.

Text messages purportedly from Hunter reveal what appears to be a contradiction in an official Secret Service statement, which claims the agency had "no involvement" in an alleged case involving Hallie Biden finding a gun "inside of Hunter Biden's pickup" and tossing "it in a trash can behind a grocery store where they frequently shopped." Yet Hunter's text messages say "the police the FBI the Secret Service came on the scene."

The gun store owner who sold the weapon to Hunter reportedly refused to supply the paperwork to the Secret Service when they allegedly sought to retrieve it at the time of the incident, suspecting the agency's officers would keep the documents away from scrutiny.

Hunter has also allegedly made false statements on a gun purchase background check ATF form 4473. Conveying false inflation to ATF on form 4473 carries a fine of up to $250,000 and up to ten years in prison.

Judicial Watch has sued the Secret Service for all documents related to the firearm owned by Hunter.

Putin

Putin to Scholz: More Ukraine energy strikes 'inevitable' due to West pumping in weapons

Tupolev Tu-160 heavy bomber
© Belgian Air Force
A BAF F-16 escorts a Russian Tupolev Tu-160 heavy bomber over the Baltic in 2019
Ukraine is bracing for further stepped-up Russian airstrikes targeting its energy infrastructure, with President Vladimir Putin on Friday confirming the next wave is imminent, telling his German counterpart Olaf Scholz that new attacks are "inevitable" due to the West's "destructive" policies.

"It was noted that the Russian Armed Forces had long refrained from precision missile strikes against certain targets on the territory of Ukraine," a Kremlin readout of the telephone call begins. "But now such measures have become a forced and inevitable response to Kyiv's provocative attacks on Russia's civilian infrastructure."

The statement emphasizes NATO's weapons pipeline into Kiev: "Attention was drawn to the destructive line of Western states, including Germany, that are pumping the Kyiv regime with weapons, and are training the Ukrainian military."

Comment: No different than NATO's tactics in Serbia or the U.S. in Libya and Iraq.