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Video of man named 'Ali' sucker-punching Swedish woman prompts calls for vigilante groups to hunt down perpetrator

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© Twitter / @SamnyttSimon
Video of a violent and unprovoked attack by a man on a woman in Malmo, while his accomplice howls with laughter in the background, has caused outrage in Sweden.

The video purports to show a 20-year-old man, named in the Swedish media as 'Ali', striking an unsuspecting woman as she walks past.

Warning: This footage contains scenes that some viewers may find distressing.


The video was widely shared online over the weekend, but it remains unclear when the brutal assault took place. The Instagram account @ALIBALOTELLII is tagged in the video but has subsequently been deactivated.

The perpetrator's accomplice, who filmed the incident, shrieks with laughter as the woman struggles to regain consciousness on the ground. Malmo police have yet to make a statement in response to the footage.

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Trump wants Joe Rogan to host 4-hour presidential debate, while critics predict Biden will skip out entirely

Joe Rogan
© Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
Podcaster Joe Rogan has offered to host a presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, and the president is already throwing his support behind the idea.

"On my podcast with @joerogan he offered to moderate a debate between @JoeBiden and @realDonaldTrump," tweeted UFC fighter Tim Kennedy, adding that the hypothetical event would be four hours with no live audience.

"Who wants this?" Kennedy asked, to which Trump replied, "I do!"

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'Rule by experts' is tyranny shrouded in science

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© Wikimedia Commons-BDEngler CC BY-SA 3.0
"You don't need a mask."

"Everyone needs to wear a mask."

"Asymptomatic spreaders are the real problem."

"No wait, it doesn't look like asymptomatic carriers are spreading it."

"Coronavirus will spread at protests... unless they're protests over the death of George Floyd."

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All of the bad news in 2020 Is causing a shockingly high number of Americans to "seriously consider" suicide

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This is a very difficult article for me to write, but I definitely need to write it. All over the country, people are considering suicide because of all the bad things that have happened this year, and things are only going to get even more challenging in 2021 and beyond. This greatly grieves me, because suicide is never the answer to anything, and I wish that I could sit down individually with every person that is considering suicide and get them to understand this. Our lives are meant to be lived with purpose, passion and great joy, and that doesn't change when times get very difficult. In fact, when challenging times come that is when bright lights are needed the most.

Personally, even though I am constantly writing about all of the hard things that are going on in the world, I am not down, I am not depressed, and I am not on any pills. Instead, I am incredibly thankful for the gift of each new day, and there is no other time in all of human history that I would rather be living than right now.

But if you allow your life to be defined by the system that the global elite have established, and if you are living for what you can get from that system, then the years ahead are going to be exceedingly difficult for you because that system is failing.

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The dystopian age of the mask

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How Ernst Jünger predicted the ubiquity of masks


Huxley's Brave New World (1932) has Alphas, Betas, and Epsilon Semi-Morons - genetically engineered classes with uniform clothing and uniform opinions. Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (1948) has the Thought Police and Newspeak. While Zamyatin's We (1921) has numbers instead of people - D-503, I-330, O-90: vowels for females, consonants for males.

If there is a single defining characteristic of dystopian literature, it is the eradication of all individuality. "Self-consciousness", Zamyatin writes, "is just a disease". For this reason, dystopias are invariably told by tormented outsiders: those who are well aware of the commodity-like standardisation of their fellow humans, yet either fear the consequences of speaking out or resent their own sense of self. After all, "no offence is so heinous as unorthodoxy of behaviour", as Huxley writes.

Given their tyrannical preoccupation with uniformity, it is little wonder that, as a literary form, dystopias emerged at the beginning of the twentieth century. The totalitarian regimes of Russia and Germany as well as their technocratic Western counterparts, inspired by the likes of F. W. Taylor and Henry Ford, were central sources of inspiration. For all their apparent differences, these competing ideologies are united by the utopian attempt to redraw not just society, but the human being himself. The increasing power of science and technology gave rise to the idea that nature itself, in all its messy complexity, could be finally put straight.

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Man in coma after Australian police hit him with CAR and stomp on his head

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Man stomped on during police arrest in Melbourne's north in induced coma, lawyer says
A man is in an induced coma in a Melbourne hospital after his head was stomped on by a police officer as he was arrested on Sunday afternoon, his lawyer says.

Footage of the man's arrest was posted to social media, including a moment when one of the officers making the arrest appears to stomp on the head of the man as he lies on the ground, surrounded by other officers.

Robinson and Gill principal lawyer Jeremy King, who is representing the arrested man, said his client had not committed a crime and was being treated for mental health issues at the time of the arrest.

"Really he's a person that the police should be dealing with in a very unique way," he said.

"They should be recognising that he's a vulnerable person and this isn't a situation ... where police are pursuing an offender."

Comment: Considering the numerous scandals plaguing Australia's police in recent weeks, it would appear that they are operating on a war footing where the enemies are the citizens and anything goes so long as the perceived offender is dealt with. It's notable that this totalitarian mentality, endorsed by governments, can be seen over much of the locked down Western world:


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Roger Stone calls for Trump to declare 'martial law' if he loses the election, and order the arrest of Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook, and the Clintons

Roger Stone

Roger Stone calls for Trump to declare 'martial law' if he loses the election, and order the arrest of Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook, and the Clintons
Roger Stone, the political "dirty trickster" and former adviser to Donald Trump, has urged the president to seize power should he lose November's election.

In the interview with Jones' far-right conspiracy site Infowars, Stone echoed groundless claims pushed by Trump that the Democratic party would rig the election.

Stone encouraged Trump to consider declaring "martial law" should he lose the election, or invoke the Insurrection Act. Using his new powers, he should arrest of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Apple CEO Tim Cook, "the Clintons," and "anybody else who can be proven to be involved in illegal activity," said Stone.

Comment: As much as they try to smear the idea of Democrat election tampering as a crazy conspiracy theory, none of what was mentioned above is beyond the scope of believability.

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UK beauty salon shut down for coronavirus 'conspiracy' posters amid reimposition of lockdown

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© Liverpool Echo
Police and council officers attending Skin Kerr beauty salon in Bootle
A beauty salon denying the existence of coronavirus may be shut down after council officers found it was still displaying conspiracy posters.

Skin Kerr Aesthetics Hair & Beauty, on Aintree Road, Bootle, caused a storm of controversy this weekend when it displayed two posters in its windows declaring Covid a "bulls*** voodoo virus."

The poster, adorned with the salon logo, contained bullet points stating: "Covid Free Salon; no masks, we take cash; covid talk is banned; you can't catch what doesn't exist".

It then asked customers to "please respect the rules of the salon."

Comment: Many people are coming to realise their government is lying to them and so it's no wonder that the businesswoman above has been looking for alternative explanations; the truth, however, may be even troubling: Compelling Evidence That SARS-CoV-2 Was Man-Made

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Australian woman dragged from car by 4 policemen at 'lockdown check point'

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© YouTube / Natalie Bonett
Victoria Police say they plan to charge a Melbourne woman with assaulting police after she posted a video of her arrest to social media showing her being dragged from a car by officers.

Police arrested 29-year-old Natalie Bonner after she allegedly refused to provide her details and driver's licence at a checkpoint in Kalkallo just before 6pm on Saturday.

Ms Bonner was stopped at the checkpoint because her mobile phone was mounted on a charger on her windscreen.

Things escalated when she refused to get out of the car and also refused to provide her name to the officer.

The video shows the police officer reaching into the vehicle and undoing her seatbelt.

Comment: RT provides more details:
"I am shaking and my blood is boiling," she wrote, promising to release a further video "when my head is in the right headspace."

For some reason, the footage has been scrubbed from her Facebook page, but was widely shared elsewhere on social media.

Victoria Police have been prompt to give their take on the video. Bonett had refused to remove the phone from the windscreen and would not provide her name and address, which is punishable under road safety laws, the authorities insisted.

Bonett was later released and "is expected to be charged on summons with driving with obscured vision, fail to produce license, fail to state her name and address, resist arrest, assault police and offensive language," the statement revealed. It did not say anything about the officers' conduct, however.


Local police have already taken heat online for heavy-handed tactics used to enforce the lockdown rules. Weeks ago, officers arrested a pregnant mother for alleged "incitement" of an anti-lockdown event, despite her pleas to let her undergo a scheduled ultrasound scan. Footage of her being handcuffed sparked outcry on social media.

On a separate occasion, officers used brute force to serve an arrest warrant on a Melbourne-based leader of the anti-lockdown protest, hammering on his door and putting him in handcuffs.

Police chiefs have repeatedly warned that they will be out in full force to enforce the quarantine in Melbourne and Victoria state, the two coronavirus hotspots in Australia. The region recently extended the lockdown until late September, just as the country reported more than 26,600 Covid-19 cases and over 800 deaths.
Officers routinely use discretion but, for some reason, this officer, like those in a number of other recent disturbing incidents, chose not to. This totalitarian behavior is becoming worryingly commonplace for the Australia police force, and perhaps it's not surprising when their chief commisioner encourages the disdain towards citizens protesting the lockdown by referring to the situation as a 'dog returning to eat his own vomit':

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Fire

Facebook removes posts linking Oregon wildfires to activist groups

Obenchain Fire in Eagle Point, Oregon
© REUTERS/Adrees Latif
Vehicles lie damaged in the aftermath of the Obenchain Fire in Eagle Point, Oregon, U.S., September 11, 2020.
Facebook has started removing false claims that the deadly wildfires in Oregon were started by various left-wing and right-wing groups, a spokesman for the social media company said on Saturday, after the rumors left state officials inundated with queries for information.

Since early this week, state officials have been attempting to debunk misinformation on social media that has blamed both left-wing and right-wing groups for the fires that have killed at least six people in Oregon this week.

Facebook, which earlier was attaching warning labels to such posts, decided to move to the stricter approach after "confirmation from law enforcement that these rumors are forcing local fire and police agencies to divert resources from fighting the fires and protecting the public," the spokesman, Andy Stone, said in a statement on Twitter.

Comment: Is it really untrue? From RT:

However, reports of arson have not come solely from anonymous Twitter accounts and conspiracy cranks. Hours after the FBI's tweet was posted, the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office announced that deputies had discovered spent fireworks next to a bush fire in Corbett, a few minutes' drive from Portland.


Multiple suspects have been arrested and charged with arson within the city itself, with the arrestees usually linked to the ongoing protests and riots. Previously, Molotov cocktails have been thrown at police officers, buildings set on fire, and powerful fireworks launched at federal agents protecting the city's Justice Center and courthouse.

However, law enforcement officers have caught several arsonists outside Portland too. A man was charged on Friday with multiple counts of arson after allegedly setting a wildfire near Phoenix in southern Oregon on Tuesday. Officers arresting the man found him standing near a large blaze that was threatening several houses, and discovered two ounces of methamphetamine on his person. His political leanings are unknown.

In central Oregon, a 44-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of arson, with deputies accusing him of torching nearly 400 acres of land west of the city of Eugene.

While law enforcement officials say they've been flooded with false calls blaming the fires on Antifa arsonists, a fire that began in Ashland is under criminal investigation after human remains were found at its origin point. The fire quickly spread, and merged with the same blaze that the alleged Phoenix arsonist was arrested and charged for starting.

Further north in Washington state, a man was charged on Friday with starting a fire alongside a rural highway two days earlier. The suspect, identified as 36-year-old Jeffrey Acord, live-streamed his arrest on Facebook, but denied starting the fire. Acord had professed support for Black Lives Matter on Facebook, and had previously been arrested with a cache of weapons at a protest in Seattle in 2014.

It is not known, however, if his alleged fire-starting on Wednesday was politically motivated.
And more from Gateway Pundit:
Oregon Fisherman Shares Video of Suspected Arsonists in Black Hoodies, Black Pants and with Gas Cans
By Jim Hoft
Published September 12, 2020 at 9:40am

Oregon and Washington State police continue to arrest alleged arsonists as fires continue to burn on the West Coast.

At least two arsonists including a transient were arrested in Oregon late this week.

A woman in Oregon posted video a local man took of alleged arsonists wearing black clothing setting a fire near Elk Rock.
The video shows a man in a black hoodie, black pants and a gas can.

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