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Arizona election audit: Cyber Ninjas' Doug Logan uncovers additional 57,000 issues (not counting Dr. Shiva's 17,000 issues)

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Maricopa County ballots cast in the 2020 general election are examined and recounted by contractors working for Florida-based company, Cyber Ninjas, Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix.
Doug Logan of Cyber Ninjas shared at the Senate presentation in Arizona after Dr. Shiva in the audit of the 2020 results in Maricopa County.

Doug Logan began his presentation by providing an overview of the process his team took in performing their work related to the audit of the 2020 Election results of Maricopa County. Much of his team's work was done at the Maricopa County Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Logan next discussed the status of his work.

Comment: More from Gateway Pundit:
Ben Cotton shared the IT results from the audit of the 2020 Election Results in Maricopa County. During his presentation, he noted that files were deleted by those involved in the election the day before the machines were to be handed over to the audit team.

Cotton noted that his team was able to identify the time stamps for when the files were deleted and altered by Maricopa County officials.
Ben Cotton: "We have captured screen shots of Maricopa County people at the keyboards during those time periods."
The audience cheered in hearing the news!

At the 3:30 mark you can see Cotton's remarks.

The Arizona Republic sues state Senate, Cyber Ninjas for election audit records


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China declares transactions involving cryptocurrencies illegal, claims they 'disrupt economy, facilitate crime'

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The People's Bank of China said the currencies disrupted the financial system and were used in money-laundering and other crimes.
China's central bank has intensified its clampdown on cryptocurrencies by making all transactions in the virtual assets illegal, triggering a drop in the price of bitcoin on Friday.

The move signals the latest attempt to rein in cryptocurrency use in China, where regulators fear it might weaken the Communist party's control over the financial system and promote criminal activity.

In a notice issued on Friday, the People's Bank of China said bitcoin, ethereum and other digital currencies disrupted the financial system and were used in money-laundering and other crimes. "Virtual currency derivative transactions are all illegal financial activities and are strictly prohibited," the bank said on its website.

Comment: China has previously justified its ban on cryptos by saying that they "are not supported by real value", their prices are easily manipulated, and the contracts are not protected by Chinese law. Prior to the ban, China accounted for nearly 90% of the speculative market, which could conceivably have made the Chinese economy vulnerable to the fluctuations but also to financial attack.

See also: 'Eerie silence' as China's debt-laden property giant Evergrande misses payment deadline

And check out SOTT radio's: Behind the Headlines: Confessions of an Economic Hitman: Interview with John Perkins


Eye 1

'AI-driven community surveillance': US cops reportedly using invasive tool to grab suspects' social media, Pornhub & Tinder data

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A number of US law enforcement agencies are reportedly using a shadowy AI surveillance program that trawls social media accounts, dating apps, online shopping wishlists and even Pornhub pages to help identify persons of interest.

The tool, known as SocialNet, maps out the networks of these individuals by harvesting data from over 120 different platforms, including Facebook and Instagram posts, Reddit, Tinder, YouTube, LinkedIn, Spotify, Paypal Amazon accounts and even the dark web, according to The Intercept.

The investigative news outlet has obtained documents showing how Michigan state police are leasing the software, developed by Wyoming-based cyber-intelligence firm ShadowDragon. In addition, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has reportedly twice purchased a license for the program since 2019, while several Massachusetts police departments have also acquired it.

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Mr. Potato

Oregon health officials say you can kiss on dates -- if both vaccinated

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Oregon health officials now say that fully vaccinated people who are taking COVID-19 precautions can kiss — without wearing masks.
During the beginning of the pandemic, state health officials declared 'you' as your safest sex partner.

If you're vaccinated and looking for a smooch, now might be the time to visit Oregon.

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) on Wednesday revised its position on safe-dating practices during the COVID-19 pandemic and now says it is OK to get intimate with your date--as long as you've both been vaccinated.

"If you're both vaccinated and taking COVID-19 precautions, intimacy is likely to be safe," OHA wrote on Facebook.

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Microscope 1

How the CDC used the movie 'Contagion' to exploit the anthrax plot and increase their staff and budgets

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"Contagion" by Steven Soderbergh, 2011, Warner Bros.
Newly released documents have revealed the extent of the CDC's role in the 2011 film, and how they milked the positive publicity. But they also beg the question why they weren't more prepared for a real pandemic, like Covid.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the fastest-growing federal agencies of recent decades. In 1987, their budget was $590 million but by 2020 it had ballooned to over $8 billion, leading journalist Eric Boehm to observe, "If the agency had grown with inflation since 1987, it would have a budget of about $1.3 billion today. Total federal spending, meanwhile, has grown from a hair over $1 trillion in 1987 to $4.4 trillion last year — which means that the CDC's budget has grown faster [than] the government's overall spending."

A 2009 report by Senator Tom Coburn's office into questionable spending at the CDC found they had invested $1.7 million in setting up their own Hollywood liaison office, "to get health messages into television and film." Since then, the CDC have worked on documentary series including 'Breakthrough' and the BBC's 'Horizon', as well as episodes of the TV drama 'Cedar Cove' and the romantic comedy 'My Lockdown Romance'.

Comment: The CDC has morphed into a propaganda outlet (if they were ever anything else) sowing fear in order increase their Big Pharma buddy's bottom line. That they would reach out to Hollywood, purveyor of false idols and cultural propaganda is a match made in heaven.

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Sherlock

Hunter finds body of man missing for 53 years

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Deputies from Lemhi County Sheriff's Office in Idaho found the remains of a hunter missing for 53 years who had been discovered by another hunter.
A man in Idaho made an unexpected discovery while out hunting when he came across the remains of a hunter who had been missing for more than half a century.

Raymond Jones, a 39-year-old from Salmon, had not been seen since September 7, 1968 when he went out bowhunting for mountain goats in the east fork of Hayden Creek in Lemhi County, EastIdahoNews.com reported.

A search by land and air involving dozens of people was launched the following day after Jones failed to return to a hunting camp 30 miles southeast of Salmon.

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Twitter freezes Maxime Bernier's account after he encouraged followers to harass journalists

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"They want to play dirty, we will play dirty too."

People's Party leader Maxime Bernier publicized the emails of three journalists Tuesday after they contacted the party email to ask questions. In a now-deleted tweet, Bernier says, "If you want to write to these idiots to tell them what you think of their disgusting smear jobs, here are their email addresses."

"They want to play dirty, we will play dirty too," said Bernier prior to posting the emails.

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Handcuffs

Feds indict two Afghan refugees on child sex, spousal assault charges

Imaad Noori
© Dane County Sheriff
Mohammad Haroon Imaad (R) and Bahrullah Noori were charged on accounts of child sex and domestic assault.
A federal grand jury in Wisconsin indicted two Afghan refugees Wednesday, accusing them of committing crimes while they were staying at a local Army base after being taken out of Afghanistan.

Bahrullah Noori, 20, is charged with one count of attempting to engage in a sex act with a minor by force and three counts of engaging in a sex act with a minor. One of the latter counts also alleges the use of force. Investigators say both of Noori's alleged victims were under the age of 16.

The indictment specifically alleges that Noori touched the genitalia of one of his victims on three separate occasions while at Fort McCoy, an Army installation located approximately 100 miles northwest of Madison. One of the alleged assaults occurred in a barrack, while the other two took place in a bathroom.

The second indictment charges 32-year-old Mohammad Haroon Imaad with assaulting his wife on Sept. 7 by strangling and suffocating her. A complaint states that Imaad's wife claimed to soldiers through an interpreter that her husband had also struck their children on "multiple occasions" and alleged that he "beat me many times in Afghanistan to the point I lost vision in both eyes."

In a second interview, Imaad's wife alleged that her husband had raped her in addition to abusing her verbally and physically. At one point, she claimed, he had threatened to "send her back to Afghanistan where the Taliban could deal with her" and also told her "that nine women have been killed since getting to Fort McCoy and that she would be the tenth."

NPC

'We need to treat lunchtime as a dangerous time for all': School says students must wear masks when chewing, swallowing food in cafeteria

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In this Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, file photo, students, some wearing protective masks, arrive for the first day of school at Sessums Elementary School in Riverview, Fla.
A Washington state school decreed that students must wear masks in the cafeteria — while chewing and swallowing food, Jason Rantz of KTTH-AM reported.

In addition, the school district backed the mask mandate from Tacoma's Geiger Montessori School using guidance that doesn't exist, Rantz also reported — and he added that the cited guidance actually indicates students should not wear masks while eating lunch.

What are the details?

Rantz noted a portion of an email to parents from Principal Neil O'Brien outlining the policy:
Yes. Children should wear masks during lunch. They can lower it to take a bite or a drink, and raise it to chew, swallow, or talk. Our cafeteria has a fantastic airflow system and children are spaced apart AND when over a hundred of them are in one large room (the cafeteria and gym combined) we need to treat lunchtime as a dangerous time for all. Children need to continue to wear their masks during lunch.
A parent who went by the name "Michael" noted on Rantz's KTTH radio show that he reached out to the principal with concerns but never heard back. However, Michael told Rantz he did hear back from Shallae Hobbs, Tacoma Public Schools' administrator of health services.

Newspaper

Amputations & executions will return as punishments for crime, says senior Taliban official

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The one-eyed, one-legged founder of the Taliban Mullah Nooruddin Turabi warned today the regime will bring back executions and amputations for thieves - though they may not be held in public
The Taliban's notorious former head of religious police has said extreme punishments such as executions and amputations will resume in Afghanistan.

Mullah Nooruddin Turabi, now in charge of prisons, told AP News amputations were "necessary for security".

He said these punishments may not be meted out in public, as they were under previous Taliban rule in the 1990s.

But he dismissed outrage over their past public executions: "No-one will tell us what our laws should be."

Comment: Whilst Afghanistan may be one of the more extreme examples, these kinds of restrictions and punishments are in force elsewhere, the death penalty is still in effect even in places like the US, and so whilst it may not be what most Western citizens would support, the situation needs to be seen in context.

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