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UK's coronavirus snitch hotline swamped with so many reports senior police staff forced to answer calls

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Police are struggling to cope with a flood of complaints over people potentially flouting lockdown rules - but some calls have just been neighbours with a pre-existing grudge
Snitches are swamping the police non-emergency number with complaints about people flouting the rule of six - forcing senior officers to man the phones with more staff.

Senior ministers, including Home Secretary Priti Patel, have urged Brits to dob in their neighbours if they catch them flouting lockdown rules.

Speaking to Sky News last week, Ms Patel said: 'I'm rarely at home but if I saw something that I thought was inappropriate then, quite frankly, I would call the police,' she told Sky News.

She added: 'It's not dobbing in neighbours, it's all about us taking personal responsibility.'

A week after making the claims, police forces say their local 101 lines have been inundated with calls.

Comment: It's likely that some callers are natural authoritarian snitches just waiting for the opportunity to wield a crumb of power, whilst others may be taking out their suffering, caused by what has essentially been over 8 months of lockdown conditions on their neighbours, perhaps thinking that 'the faster the coronavirus is dealt with, the faster we can get back to normal'; sadly, this warped thinking plays right into the Pathocrats hands: Meanwhile in Sweden (that didn't lockdown, and China (that did), life is getting back to normal...


Info

Why Amy Coney Barrett is hands-down best pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett
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Federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett
Picture a female jurist who has consistently defied social expectations imposed on women and whose legal thinking is closely bound up with her faith. No, I'm not talking about Amy Coney Barrett, reported to top President Trump's list of candidates to fill the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat. I'm talking about Ginsburg herself.

Ginsburg believed fervently that conventional expectations shouldn't hinder women as they seek their full, fair share of public life. Nor was she shy about how her Jewish faith shaped her judicial mind. In an essay for the American Jewish Committee published in 1993, she wrote: "Laws as protectors of the oppressed, the poor, the loner, is evident in the work of my Jewish predecessors. . . . The biblical command 'Justice, justice shalt thou pursue' is a strand that ties them together."

By those criteria, Barrett would make a most worthy successor to RBG. In nominating the 48-year-old Louisianan, the president would present the nation with an inspiring vision of what it means to be an American woman in 2020 — one that could by turns surprise and captivate the suburban women Trump is keen to court while also delivering for the GOP base.

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Fire

Facebook says it is ready for violent unrest in the US election, and has plans to restrict the spread of inflammatory posts

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Facebook's Nick Clegg.
Facebook said Tuesday that it has a plan in case there is violent unrest in the wake of the US election, and that it would restrict content on its platform in such a scenario.

Nick Clegg, Facebook's head of global affairs, told The Financial Times in an interview that the company has plans in place in case of widespread chaos.

Clegg did not elaborate on exactly what measures Facebook is considering.

Comment: Why even pretend that Facebook doesn't have a political agenda? At every turn, they prove themselves to be, not an unbiased, non-partisan and neutral platform as they claim, but the exact opposite. Their response to post-election mayhem, therefore, will simply be more of the same social engineering we've all come to know and love.

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Attention

Major explosion rocks southern Lebanon, reportedly hits 'Hezbollah house'

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A powerful explosion has occurred in the southern Lebanese village of Qana. Footage from the scene shows a large plume of smoke and dust emerging from the site of the blast, which reportedly hit a Hezbollah-owned property.

The explosion rocked the village on Tuesday, multiple videos emerging online show.

According to preliminary reports, the explosion occurred near the village's gas station and cemetery.

The blast apparently occurred at a house owned by Hezbollah, local media reported. The group has set up a security cordon around the explosion site.

Comment: There have been numerous strange fires in Lebanon following the cataclysmic explosion a few weeks ago, and, whilst this could be expected due to the untold damage suffered to infrastructure in the area , just as with the initial explosion, one is understandably suspicious as to their true cause. The explosion mentioned in the article above raises suspicions even further because it does not appear to be within the area affected by the blast:


Attention

Seattle hires ex-pimp to be 'Street Czar'

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Andre Taylor/Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan
The city of Seattle has hired an ex-pimp at a $150,000 a year salary as the new "Street Czar," Andre Taylor. Before Taylor was contracted by the city to provide "expertise and support services in de-escalation, community engagement, and alternatives to policing," he was engaged in prostitution.


Comment: More from the Daily Mail:
Seattle pays convicted pimp $150,000 to be its 'Street Czar' and come up with 'alternatives to policing' as he boasts he can talk to 'gangsters and prostitutes who won't sit down with anybody else'

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He told the news outlet he is the man for the job because 'not too many people can go talk to gangbangers in their territory, and then go talk to the government in their territory.'

Taylor said he has 'particular genius in a particular area' and can talk to 'gang members, pimps and prostitutes' who 'won't sit down with anybody else,' reported KOMO News.

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Mayor Jenny Durkan's office did not immediately return DailyMail.com's request for comment but told the Seattle Times the partnership would 'help de-escalate the ongoing situation' by allowing the city to tap into Taylor's 'lived experience with the criminal legal system'.

'The City's Department of Neighborhoods entered into a contract with Not This Time so that the organization could help de-escalate the ongoing situation in and around Cal Anderson Park,' spokesperson Kelsey Nyland said in the statement.

'The City sought a contract with Not This Time because of our existing working partnership... but also because of the organization's lived experience with the criminal legal system, and their history of successful advocacy and activism on issues of policing and dismantling systemic racism.'

The mayor's office said the city has also entered into similar contracts with other community groups.

Not This Time is also developing a program to support the mental health of black people leaving prison as they reintegrate into the community.

The nonprofit also worked with the city in 2019 on a $100,000 contract to host a speaker series called 'Conversation with the Streets'.

The latest partnership comes after Taylor spoke out publicly this year against the controversial CHOP zone, which started as a peaceful occupation of a police precinct before turning into the site of two deadly shootings.

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In 2000, Taylor, whose own father was a pimp and his mother a prostitute, was convicted of seven prostitution-related counts and sentenced to five and a half years in prison.

The Las Vegas pimp was proven guilty of traveling across several state lines with an underage prostitute, who was 16 at the time.

Taylor allegedly lived in a $300,000 house and wore $4,000 Versace suits and a $90,000 Rolex while pimping out the girl and other adult women.

His escapades as 'Gorgeous Dre' were featured in the documentary 'American Pimp'.

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The level of idiocy necessary to think that this is a good idea is unfathomable.


Vader

The Government's comms are an exercise in fear-mongering without context

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When Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance gave an update on the Covid situation yesterday, they were addressing a public that is largely frightened, puzzled, or a combination of the two.

Yet the press conference will have done little to abate these feelings; at times it appeared a deliberate attempt to stoke panic.

The 'highlight' of their announcements was a bizarre chart that showed current UK 'cases' (positive tests) reaching a higher level than in summer, as might be expected (respiratory viral diseases tend to disappear in summer and bounce back when we spend more time indoors as the seasons change) before apparently reaching a plateau (blue bars).

Then followed a seemingly unrelated exponential chart, showing what could happen if cases start doubling every seven days. Though Vallance made it clear that this was projection rather than prediction, in the current febrile atmosphere we should not expect this crucial disclaimer to be mentioned when the chart is reproduced - something the government must surely have been aware of.

Heart - Black

Netflix's 'Cuties' is worse than you think - And not the first attempt by Hollywood to normalize pedophilia and psychopathy

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After studying and exposing the agendas of establishment elites for the past 14 years, I can say with some authority that by watching these people you quickly begin to understand the reality of evil. Anyone who dismisses the concept of evil as nothing more than a "social construct" or a matter of "perception" is suffering from either naivety or bias.

They have either been lucky enough to have avoided a run-in with the resident psychopaths in their town, or, they have certain secret tendencies they will not reveal. One thing that I have found most disturbing is the habit of evil people to quickly come to the defense of other evil people they don't even know. That is to say, I was initially shocked to discover the extreme level of fraternity predatory people feel and display when other predatory people are being exposed. It is as if they are an unspoken brotherhood, and they don't like it when their kinsmen are being punished for their crimes.

Yes, there are such things as ignorance, greed, jealousy, unhealthy desire, etc., and all of these frailties can lead to evil deeds. That said, in the majority of cases you will find that MOST people feel guilt, regret, empathy and remorse that prevent them from following through with their basest instincts. This is what we commonly call "conscience", and a greater number of people have it. Without it, our species would have self-destructed and gone extinct thousands of years ago.

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Better Earth

A global uprising against medical tyranny is underway

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After six months of intermittent or in some cases near-continuous lockdowns, many have reached their limit and uprisings are finally emerging around the world. The last week of August 2020 saw gatherings of tens of thousands of individuals in Berlin,1 London2 and Dublin,3 protesting stay-at-home orders, business closures, mask and vaccine mandates and Bill Gates' dictatorial grip on public health matters.

In the U.S., a protest took place August 30, 2020, in Boston, Massachusetts, against a new student flu vaccination mandate,4 and in Virginia, protesters gathered September 2 in opposition of unconstitutional COVID-19 mandates.5

These are just a few of the many demonstrations that have taken place in recent weeks around the world, as people are starting to realize their human rights are being stripped away over a virus with a lethality on par with that of seasonal influenza and other pandemic viruses, none of which was responded to with a global shutdown of economies and forced quarantining of healthy individuals.



Comment: What a bit of obvious propaganda from Sky News!


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Camcorder

Stop smoking, ditch the pajamas, stay at your desk: how 'bossware' tech is secretly monitoring you working at home

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Marketing specialist works from her home in New Delhi
Think you can take a sneaky break or have a lie-in because you're 'working' remotely? Forget it. Employers are increasingly deploying surveillance software to check how productive staff are at home.

Lockdown and its aftermath has led more and more employees to work from home. Many big firms have already said they won't even attempt to get back staff back to the office until next year, at the earliest, amid discussions about how working from home could become the new normal for at least part of the week.

Working from home has a lot of advantages for many people. It can make childcare easier, for example. Employees can avoid having to deal with annoying colleagues, or coughing up for long, expensive and often uncomfortable commutes.

They can also avoid having their bosses constantly looking over their shoulder - or can they?

Employers are using ever more sophisticated measures to keep tabs on their home-working staff, anxious that they might be shirking, and introducing new rules governing how their workers appear and act.

NPC

Airlines now have 'flights to nowhere' for people who miss flying

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As the pandemic continues to disrupt the travel industry, airlines have started offering new services that consider limitations in the "new normal." When flying out of the country isn't an option, passengers can now go on trips with no destination. They've been dubbed "flights to nowhere."

On Sunday, Sept. 13, The Straits Times reported that Singapore Airlines is looking to launch no-destination trips by the end of October as a way to boost the business. Specific details have not been finalized but the package could reportedly include staycation offers, shopping vouchers, and limousine service to ferry customers around the city-state.

The idea has sparked concerns among environmentalists in Singapore. In a statement, environmental activism group SG Climate Rally said the service "encourages carbon-intensive travel for no good reason."

Comment: We can expect to see similarly bizarre coping mechanisms to arise as our planet descends into a particular kind of madness.