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Democrats introduce bill that will destroy America with one swipe...

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Democrats introduce their first bill in the House: H.R.1 - The bill that will destroy America. Nationwide mail-in voting, banning restrictions on ballot harvesting, banning voter ID, criminal voters,DC Statehood roadwork, it's all in here.

1) Internet-only registration with electronic signature submission.
"(a) Requiring Availability Of Internet For Online Registration. — Each State, acting through the chief State election official, shall ensure that the following services are available to the public at any time on the official public websites of the appropriate State and local election officials in the State, in the same manner and subject to the same terms and conditions as the services provided by voter registration agencies under section 7(a):
"(1) Online application for voter registration.

Eye 1

We must depoliticize life in the West. Otherwise, we will turn into a totalitarian society where nothing is personal anymore

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A hallmark of totalitarian societies is that there's no escape from politics and the dominant state ideology. Recent events demonstrate that we've now sadly reached that point in Britain, the US and other Western countries.

In 1938 the great Irishman William Butler Yeats wrote a poem called 'Politics'. It could perhaps, more accurately have been entitled 'Anti-Politics'. War is looming, everything is political, "And there's a politician That has both read and thought" in the room but Yeats reminds us there is something much more important. In reference to "that girl standing there," he writes "But O that I were young again, And held her in my arms."

In the choice between the personal and the political, between listening to the politician, or romancing (even if only in his imagination), the poet chooses the personal. He is right to do so. Totalitarian societies come about when people do the opposite. When they put politics before the personal. When they betray old friendships for 'the cause', or put 'following the party line' before family and loved ones.

Comment: From the standpoint of Western nations, we are politically blind when it comes to comprehending the fallacy of 'democracy' and how deep into the 'chosen' narrative our beliefs lie. Given the mass indoctrination is now out in the open and spreading exponentially across the surface to interface with the public, reveals how close the PTB deem they are to the endgame they envision.


Arrow Up

Trump just gave Dems and the establishment GOP their worst nightmare: The threat of forming a 'MAGA Party'

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'Let's Party!'
Donald Trump has been out of office for four days and he is already giving his Democratic Party and establishment GOP foes serious nightmares. There is talk that he is considering support for forming a new 'MAGA Party.'

This is the party name that is being bandied about in the now highly triggered left-wing press, accompanied by numerous vile tweets that Twitter apparently has no interest taking down. But it could easily be the case that the name for a potential new third party could be something else like "The Patriot Party."

The report comes from WaPo's hard left writers Josh Dawsey and Michael Scherer:
Former president Donald Trump threw himself back into politics this weekend by publicly endorsing a devoted and divisive acolyte in Arizona who has embraced his false election conspiracy theories and entertained the creation of a new "MAGA Party." [...]

In recent weeks, Trump has entertained the idea of creating a third party, called the Patriot Party, and instructed his aides to prepare election challenges to lawmakers who crossed him in the final weeks in office, including Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R), Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.), according to people familiar with the plans.

Comment: A lot can happen in four years if the Dems continue their hellbent march to self-destruction.


Stop

Biden stops Trump order to slash prices of insulin, EpiPen

Biden
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US President Joe Biden
President Joe Biden's United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Thursday stopped executive orders from his predecessor designed to significantly lower prescription drug prices for Americans, including insulin and epinephrine.

The new administration will apparently re-evaluate the executive action from President Donald Trump toward the end of March. It remains unclear if it will be reinstated. Bloomberg Law reported Thursday:
"The HHS Thursday froze the former Trump administration's December drug policy that requires community health centers to pass on all their insulin and epinephrine discount savings to patients. Centers that don't pass on the savings wouldn't qualify for federal grants.

"This freeze is part of the Biden administration's large-scale effort announced this week that will scrutinize the Trump administration's health policies. If the previous administration's policies raise 'fact, law, or policy' concerns, the Biden HHS will delay them and consult with the Office of Management and Budget about other actions."



Comment: We can pretty much guess how that will turn out.


Comment: Drug company paybacks? Ploy for universal healthcare? Nothing speaks loyalty like money. Short-sightedness for temporary gain is a disease no 'shot in the arm' can prevent. Sticking it to Trump is more important than saving lives and advocating for the people.


Bad Guys

Ideological alignment pushing America toward totalitarianism, experts warn

Supreme Court
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The American flag blows in the wind outside the Supreme Court on Sept. 18, 2020.
The formation of a totalitarian state is just about complete in America as the most powerful public and private sector actors unify behind the idea that actions to stamp out dissent can be justified, according to several experts on modern totalitarian ideologies.

While many have warned about the rise of fascism or socialism in "the land of the free," the ideas have largely been vague or fragmented, focusing on individual events or actors. Recent events, however, indicate that seemingly unconnected pieces of the oppression puzzle are fitting together to form a comprehensive system, according to Michael Rectenwald, a retired liberal arts professor at New York University.

But many Americans, it appears, have been caught off guard or aren't even aware of the newly forming regime, as the idea of elected officials, government bureaucrats, large corporations, the establishment academia, think tanks and nonprofits, the legacy media, and even seemingly grassroot movements all working in concert toward some evil purpose seems preposterous. Is a large portion of the country in on a conspiracy?

The reality now emerges that no massive conspiracy was in fact needed — merely an ideological alignment and some informal coordination, Rectenwald argues.

Despite the lack of formal overarching organization, the American socialist regime is indeed totalitarian, as the root of its ideology requires politically motivated coercion, he told The Epoch Times. The power of the regime is not yet absolute but it's becoming increasingly effective as it erodes the values, checks, and balances against tyranny established by traditional beliefs and enshrined in the American founding.

Comment: MindMatters has been covering these trends recently as well. See the following discussions for a more in-depth treatment:


Star of David

Mossad chief to outline Israeli 'demands' to Biden for rejoining Iran nuclear deal

Yossi Cohen
© Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post
Head of Mossad, Yossi Cohen
During his presidential campaign, Joe Biden laid out his plans to rejoin the Iranian nuclear agreement after the Trump administration withdrew in 2018, claiming that Tehran was not acting in accordance with the deal's demands to limit the development of nuclear material.

Benjamin Netanyahu will send Mossad chief Yossi Cohen to Washington to outline Israel's demands from Iran in any re-signing of a nuclear deal, Channel 12 news reports on Saturday.

The network said that Cohen is expected to travel to the US in February at the request of the Israeli prime minister, where he will be the first Jerusalem official to meet with new US President Joe Biden. He is also reportedly expected to meet with the CIA director.

Comment: "Mossad chief dictates terms to Biden for rejoining JCPOA" is how the headline should really read. Tells you everything you need to know about who is really in charge of US foreign policy.

Regarding Fakhrizadeh: More background:


Black Magic

Technocratic evil: Dr. Fauci admits feeling liberated under Joe Biden's administration

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Dr. Anthony Fauci reappeared in the White House press briefing Thursday, admitting that he felt more liberated speaking about the coronavirus under President Joe Biden, rather than former President Donald Trump.

New York Times reporter Michael Scheer asked Fauci to share his emotional thoughts about the change of administrations and speaking about the virus going forward.

"The idea that you can get up here and talk about what you know, what evidence, what the science is and know that that's it, let the science speak, it is somewhat of a liberating feeling," he said.


Comment: Translation: "Now I can more or less lie with impunity, and not be challenged by others for my wholesale propaganda."


Comment: Translation: "Now I can continue to poo poo any and all of the research and evidence regarding the proven beneficial effects of Hydroxychloroquine and other things like that - that individuals can take in lieu of fast-tracked and very likely dangerous vaccines we'd like everyone and their mother to take yesterday."

Malevolent technocrat Fauci used CNN as a venue to continue trashing the Trump administration and anyone not buying into his Big Lies:
Dr. Anthony Fauci continues to ramp up his criticism of the Trump administration, telling CNN - a network whose reporting he directly contradicted only a day before - saying a "lack of candor" likely led to unnecessary deaths.

After a Thursday press briefing where he mostly fielded questions about the benefits of working with the Biden administration over Trump's, Fauci joined CNN on Friday morning and took similar questions.

Asked if a "lack of candor or facts" from former President Trump led to contributed to the death toll from Covid-19, Fauci laid into the previous administration.

"You know, it very likely did," he said, adding that he didn't want his words to become a "soundbite," but continuing anyway.

"I think if you just look at that, you can see that when you're starting to go down paths that are not based on any science at all, that is not helpful at all, and particularly when you're in a situation of almost being in a crisis with the number of cases and hospitalizations and deaths that we have," he said.


Fauci has praised the Biden administration and claimed they will "let the science speak" and restore trust in public health officials.

"We've had a lot of divisiveness, we've had facts that were very, very clear that were questioned. People were not trusting what health officials were saying, there was great divisiveness, masks became a political issue," Fauci, who was criticized multiple times publicly by Trump, said.

Fauci's sudden turn on the Trump administration - which he had previously praised while working with - has led to a wave of criticism, with many using Fauci's own words, including a recommendation early in the pandemic not to wear masks, to contradict the tone he is taking now.





Evil Rays

Biden admin fires heads of US-funded international broadcasters for alleged Trump support

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Joe Biden
President Joe Biden's administration continues to purge all remnants of President Donald Trump, abruptly firing the former president's allies at three federally funded international broadcasters, including the Voice of America (VOA).

The acting chief of the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) also fired the directors of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Radio Free Asia and the Middle East Broadcasting Networks just a month after they were named to the positions, two officials told The Associated Press.

"The changes came a day after the director of the Voice of America and his deputy were removed and the chief of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting stepped down. The firings follow the forced resignation of former President Donald Trump's hand-picked choice to lead USAGM only two hours after Joe Biden took office on Wednesday," wrote the AP.

Comment: USAGM has always been one of the prime propaganda tools for the US to persuade its audience to adopt a US-centric point of view. Of course it will reflect an administration's stance. To do such a wholesale clear-out of personnel over the claim that "prized editorial independence" was being threatened is ludicrous.

All these posts are likely to be filled by Biden's handlers with Obama-era retreads. Welcome back to 2008.


Che Guevara

Alexei Navalny & Russia-baiting: Biden brings back business as usual

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Joe Biden enters the White House with an entourage of faces very familiar to OffGuardian, and many of those readers who have been with us since the beginning.

Glassy-eyed Jen Psaki is once again taking the White House press briefings. Victoria "Fuck the EU" Nuland is going to be secretary of state, and Samantha Power is hoisted back onto a platform from which she can berate the rest of the world for not following America's "moral example" by bombing Syria back to the stone age.

It was the machinations of these people - along with Biden as VP, John Kerry as Secretary of State and of course Barack Obama leading the charge - that lead to the coup in Ukraine, the war in Donbass and - indirectly - the creation of this website. For it was our comments on the Guardian telling this truth that got everyone here banned, multiple times.

So, for us, pointing out cold-war style propaganda is like slipping back into a comfy pair of shoes.

Bizarro Earth

A lack of expertise, funds, and inaction undermined the CDC's handling of the coronavirus

CDC HQ
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FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia September 30, 2014.
In early February, 57 people arrived at a Nebraska military base, among the first Americans evacuated from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak. U.S. health officials knew very little then about the mysterious new virus, and the quarantined group offered an early opportunity to size up the threat.

The federal government sought help from a team at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, including Dr. James Lawler, an experienced infectious disease specialist. Lawler told Reuters he immediately asked the world-renowned U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for permission to test the quarantined group, deeming it crucial to know whether people without symptoms were infected and could spread the deadly pathogen.

Agency officials worried that detained people couldn't give proper consent because they might feel coerced into testing. "CDC does not approve this study," an official at the quarantine site wrote to Lawler in a Feb. 8 email obtained by Reuters. "Please discontinue all contact with the travelers for research purposes."

Comment: Regardless of the CDC's actions, the coronavirus had already begun to make its way around the planet much earlier: Chinese Govt: 'Covid-19 began as multiple separate outbreaks globally, we were just the first to report'

See also: Compelling Evidence That SARS-CoV-2 Was Man-Made

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