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Philadelphia: Female Trump lawyer protected by US marshals after receiving death threats

Linda Kerns
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Trump lawyer Linda Kerns
"Bad things happen in Philadelphia" takes a new meaning for Linda Kerns, who is now under federal protection.

As the battle for the White House reaches the level of white-hot intensity, the Marxist-Progressive Left and power-hungry Democrats are pulling out all the stops when it comes to intimidation. They have even resorted to threats of bodily harm.

Court filings reveal that one of President Trump's legal team members with boots on the ground in Philadelphia, lawyer Linda Kerns, has been assigned official protection from the police and US Marshals after people sent her "threats of harm."

Kerns said the threats came "in the form of abusive emails, phone calls, physical and economic threats, and even accusations of treason - all for representing the President of the United States' campaign in this litigation."

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Passport

Rich Americans are scrambling to buy 'Golden Passports' to second country

golden passport
Wealthy Americans are rushing to secure second passports, as a growing club of individuals have begun participating in government programs abroad which allow foreigners to acquire them, according to Bloomberg.
Eric Schmidt acquired all the typical trappings of a mega-rich U.S. citizen: a superyacht, a Gulfstream jet, a Manhattan penthouse.

One of his newest assets is far less conventional: a second passport.

Alphabet Inc.'s former chief executive officer applied to become a citizen of Cyprus, according to an announcement last month in a Cypriot newspaper that was first reported by the website Recode. -Bloomberg
According to the report, Americans rarely sought to buy so-called 'golden passports' in prior years, with such programs historically appealing to people from countries with far fewer travel freedoms than the United States - such as China, Pakistan and Nigeria.

"We haven't seen the likes of this before," said Paddy Blewer, a London-based citizenship and residency advisory director at Henley & Partners. "The dam actually burst -- and we didn't realize it -- at the end of last year, and it's just continued getting stronger."

NPC

Woke tears: Decision to publish Jordan Peterson's new book triggers Penguin Random House employees, causes CRYING at staff meeting


Comment: Crocodile tears, no doubt. They're like manipulative children, only they're in adult bodies so they can do real harm.


jordan peterson
© YouTube / Jordan B Peterson
Penguin Random House employees were sent into a tizzy by the firm's decision to publish Canadian professor Jordan Peterson's new book, prompting a meeting where staffers reportedly cried and demanded that the tome be cancelled.

The emotional in-house "town hall" was held Monday, after it came to light that the publishing giant is handling Peterson's new book, due out in March 2021. Employees anonymously leaked the controversy to Vice News, which said "people were crying in the meeting about how Jordan Peterson had affected their lives."

Another staffer argued that Peterson is "an icon of hate speech and transphobia, and the fact that he's an icon of white supremacy, regardless of the content of his book, I'm not proud to work for a company that publishes him." The workers also are insisting that if they don't get their way in canceling the book, all profits from the project should be donated to LGBTQ organizations.

Bulb

UK Supreme Court judge slams 'totalitarian' COVID 'control freaks' in government

Lord Sumption
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"Coercing the entire population is morally and constitutionally indefensible in a country which is not yet a totalitarian state, like China"

A British Supreme Court judge has slammed the UK government as 'control freaks' for attempting to control people's lives under the guise of COVID, and labeled it "morally and constitutionally indefensible" to define what freedoms the public should and shouldn't have.

In an op-ed published Sunday, Lord Sumption noted that the "debate about whether to let us have a family Christmas perfectly sums up what is wrong with this Government's handling" of the crisis.

Sumption wrote that there are "many different answers to the dilemmas of a Covid Christmas", yet the crux of the matter is "whether we should be allowed to make the choice for ourselves, instead of having it imposed on us by law."

"But for the Jacobins of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) and the control freaks in the Department of Health, theirs is the only answer," Sumption urged.

Comment: Hear! Hear! We were beginning to worry that the anti-lockdown demonstrators of the UK were yelling into the proverbial wind. Good on Lord Sumption for making his (and their) position known and heard. And may many more continue to courageously step up and speak out.


Bad Guys

Michele Flournoy might be breaking a glass ceiling as Pentagon chief, but even feminists aren't buying

Michele Flournoy
© AFP / Mark Wilson / Reuters / Parwiz
President-elect Joe Biden's pick for Pentagon chief would be the first woman in the role. But a glimpse at her past suggests she's not only a sociopathic hawk but an ideal vector for a Biden reversal of Trump's Afghan pullout.

As Trump finally began to implement his long-delayed promise of pulling US troops out of Afghanistan, articles bemoaning the sure-to-be-horrific fate of Afghan women without US soldiers around to rape - er, help them, have mushroomed across the media establishment.

Even though Trump would be leaving approximately 2,500 troops in both Afghanistan and Iraq, his decision to belatedly, incompletely fulfill his 2016 electoral promise to bring the troops home has been depicted as a betrayal of both Afghan women and NATO. The Pentagon tried to claim al-Qaeda is excited about the move, while the media have suggested Afghan women are quaking in their burqas at the notion of the admittedly oppressive Taliban resuming power.

Megaphone

Almost no Trump voters consider Biden the legitimate 2020 election winner

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© Chris Aluka Berry | Reuters
Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election. Nearly every supporter of President Donald Trump thinks otherwise, according to a new CNBC/Change Research poll.

As the president makes unsubstantiated claims about electoral malfeasance and sows doubts about vote tallies, only 3% of Trump voters surveyed said they accept Biden's victory as legitimate, the survey released Monday found. A staggering 73% of respondents consider Trump the legitimate winner. Another 24% said they are not sure.


Comment: This CNBC "journalist" was probably talking about Trump stealing the 2016 election, yet here we see him talking about "unsubstantiated claims." After an over 3 year investigation, no one found any evidence of Trump stealing 2016. It should surprise no one that most people don't trust the results of the 2020 election.


A mere 3% of Trump voters believe he should concede to Biden and start the peaceful transfer of power. Another 31% want the president to fight in court until states certify results. Two-thirds, or 66%, think Trump should never concede.

TV

One America News suspended and demonetized by YouTube

YouTube suspends OAN
© Post Millennial
One America News Network has been suspended for one week from YouTube and is unable to post new videos or livestreams. This "strike" by YouTube is for a violation of YouTube's policy on COVID-19 misinformation.

Axios reported that OANN has been demonetized, as well, due to a suspension from the YouTube Partner Program. OANN will have to reapply to that program to begin earning revenue from their videos again.

YouTube has stated that they do not believe OANN to be an authoritative news source.

OANN came to prevalence during the Trump administration, when the President brought new outlets into the White House press room, stating his unease with more mainstream broadcasters.

Compass

Papers, please! 'Health passports' for air travel mean mandatory Covid-19 vaccines cloaked in the illusion of choice

Covid19 vaccine
© Reuters / Dado Ruvic
Yummy!
An airline lobbying group has volunteered its service as private-sector enforcer for the Covid vaccine mandates many countries have promised not to enact. Good luck flying - or getting a job, or government benefits - without one.

The CEO of Australian airline Qantas got a less than enthusiastic reaction earlier this week when he suggested all international travelers will soon be required to provide proof of vaccination against the novel coronavirus before they'll be allowed on board.

While establishment types thought it was a smashing idea, skeptics were horrified at the thoughts that a private corporation could force them to consume a pharmaceutical concoction just to fly.

The most sinister aspect of such a policy, however, is that it won't be forced at all. Wannabe-travelers can either take the rushed-through, side-effect-ridden jab, or stay home.

Snow Globe

On Thanksgiving, Democrats demand the ultimate family separation policy

Thanksgiving
Life is too short to live it in fear of dying

More than eight months after "15 days to flatten the curve," our so-called medical experts, politicos, and pundits are bidding us to avoid our family at all costs over the holidays, lest we die. This Thanksgiving week, family separation is the name of the game, with governors and local authorities implementing onerous restrictions to discourage people from leaving their homes.

"If you are planning to spend Thanksgiving with people outside your household, we urge you to reconsider," wrote a group of governors in the pages of the Washington Post. These authors included little tyrants such as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, whose lockdown orders arbitrarily outlawed the sale of gardening seeds while allowing patrons to purchase lottery tickets, Gov. Andy Beshear, who ordered that Kentucky police record church attendees' license plate numbers at Easter services as "the only way we can ensure that your decision doesn't kill someone else," and Gov. J.B. Pritzker, whose family violated his own lockdown orders on more than one occasion to travel to their second home in Florida.

Instead, these hypocritical governors insist, "Get together with your family via Zoom to ensure your loved ones stay safe." Nothing says grateful gathering like a conference call with your kin.

Eye 1

De Blasio setting up 'COVID checkpoints' to find NYC travelers violating Thanksgiving quarantine

Bill de Blasio
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is setting up "COVID Checkpoints" to find and fine people violating his holiday lockdown order.

New York City Sheriff Joseph Fucito said that they will be conducting spot checks when out-of-state buses drop riders off at the curb and will be checking cars with out of state and New York licenses plates.

Zero Hedge reports that "test-and-trace teams will also be on the ground to help direct people to testing sites while providing 'education' about quarantine."

"New York's statewide 14-day holiday quarantine mandates that travelers quarantine, or take a test showing they're negative. Violations of self-quarantine will be enforced, and may carry fines of $1,000 to $2,000, the mayor's office has said."

Comment: The general consensus among law enforcement about these orders is that they are NOT law and not enforceable. Plus, they probably have better things to do:
Why? Because they are too busy enforcing real laws and chasing down real criminals, rather than worrying about who is in your home for Thanksgiving, or if you are walking around outside without a face mask, etc.
Law enforcement across the US overwhelmingly REFUSING to enforce COVID orders - Will the public follow?