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Televangelist Pat Robertson says God told him Trump will win, then an asteroid will hit Earth

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Televangelist Pat Robertson said on Tuesday that God told him President Trump will win, and more than five years later an asteroid will hit Earth and "maybe" bring "the end."

"First of all, I want to say without question, Trump is going to win the election,'' Robertson, the founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network told "The 700 Club."

"That doesn't mean you sit home and don't vote," he added. "That means you get out and do everything you can to work, but he's going to win. That's, I think, a given."


Despite his poor track record, Robertson may be right on both counts, this time around!

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UK: Teaching white privilege as uncontested fact is illegal, minister says

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Kemi Badenoch, the women and equalities minister, addressing the House of Commons in July.
Kemi Badenoch tells Commons debate on Black History Month that schools must offer opposing views.

Schools which teach pupils that "white privilege" is an uncontested fact are breaking the law, the women and equalities minister has said.

Addressing MPs during a Commons debate on Black History Month, Kemi Badenoch said the government does not want children being taught about "white privilege and their inherited racial guilt".

"Any school which teaches these elements of political race theory as fact, or which promotes partisan political views such as defunding the police without offering a balanced treatment of opposing views, is breaking the law," she said.

Comment: Boom! Go Kemi go! It's nice that someone is telling it like it is and fighting against this dangerous ideology.

More background from the Independent:
While critical race theory exists as a broad school of thought that originated from left wing legal activism, central tenets of the philosophy include accepting the existence of systemic racism, as well as the prevalence of white supremacy and privilege over other racial groups.

It comes after the government was criticised for banning the use of teaching material that calls for the end of capitalism — describing it as an "extreme political stance".

In October, the Department for Education's guidance for PSHE programmes was updated to state that "schools should not use resources produced by organisations that take extreme political stances on matters. Examples of extreme political stances include ... a publicly stated desire to abolish or overthrow democracy, capitalism, opposition to the right or freedoms of speech ... or organisations that promote victim narratives that are harmful to British society".
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'Being a Trump supporter is being a bad person,' Google manager tells Project Veritas in new revelations of bias in tech giant

Social pressure from Google employees makes it impossible for anyone who supports US President Donald Trump to work there for long, a manager told the conservative undercover journalists from Project Veritas.

"If I say that tomorrow, that I'm a Trump supporter, I'd probably lose my job," the man identified as Ashwin Agrawal, head of global competitive analysis at Google Cloud, says in the video Veritas released on Wednesday.

"I think it wouldn't be direct, but indirectly it would become very, very hard for me to stay there," Agrawal added, "because you know, it's the peer pressure, it's the social pressure."

"And then, uh, you know, being a Trump supporter is being a bad person."

The admission came after Agrawal told of how YouTube and Google algorithms help them serve a constant barrage of Joe Biden ads to Democrats, precisely tailored thanks to personalized profiles they have put together. A Democrat is never given a chance to change their mind, Agrawal said. He did not say whether Republicans were being reinforced the same way, or shown Democrat ads themselves.

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CDC reports 300K more deaths than expected this year, likely due to COVID-19

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Nearly 300,000 more people have died so far this year than would be expected in a normal year, likely due to COVID-19 or the pandemic's indirect impacts, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Deaths of people in the 25-44 age group was 25.6 percent higher than expected when compared to similar time periods in previous years, the highest increase for any age group, according to a report published Tuesday. Along racial and ethnic lines, Hispanic or Latino people saw the highest percentage increase in numbers of deaths compared with previous years at 54 percent.

The count of "excess deaths" — deaths that exceed the numbers from previous years — has been used throughout the pandemic to try to determine how many people have died from COVID-19.

The CDC report found that between late January to Oct. 3, the U.S. had 299,000 more deaths than the typical number during the same time period in previous years.

Only two-thirds of these deaths were directly attributed to COVID-19, potentially because people who died were not tested, or death information was incomplete or inaccurate on death certificates, the report states. Other people might have died because they avoided seeking care for other illnesses during the pandemic.

Comment: That leaves 1/3 of the deaths indirectly caused by it, i.e. lockdown measures. Also remember that almost all hospitals were instructed to count a death as 'covid' even when it wasn't. So the two-thirds cited is likely to be inflated.


UK Telegraph editor: "I'm almost starting to think this whole pandemic really is a conspiracy"

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The death toll is low, why are we marching into yet another ruinous lockdown?
I've been suspicious from the start. Back in March, when this novel virus first swept in from the East and countries across Europe started bolting their doors even before cases mounted, I remember saying to people, 'Blimey, what aren't they telling us yet?'

It was clearly killing people, but not in numbers that warranted the complete shutdown of society, I mused, as I cleared my desk and left the office for what would be - little did I know it then - seven months and counting.

We've had pandemics before during my lifetime. I cast my mind back to the 2009 swine flu outbreak. There was an initial flurry of panic; of media scaremongering, and yes, some deaths. But scientists quickly classified the foreign-imported pathogen as a new strain of flu and got to work making a vaccine. Life went on as normal.

Covid-19 was obviously proving to be a lot more virulent than swine flu, but even early on it was clear that the virus was sparing the vast majority of the population. Those I knew who caught it either suffered symptoms similar to a mild cold, or none at all. Bemused, as the Government set about building Nightingale hospitals that would hardly be used and Britain's vibrant cities turned into ghost towns, I kept thinking to myself, 'when are they going to tell us what's really going on?'

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Iran woman arrested for 'cycling without hijab'

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An Iranian woman wears a face mask as a Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic precaution, in Iran's capital Tehran on October 19, 2020.
A young woman has been arrested in central Iran for "insulting the Islamic hijab", state media said Tuesday, after a video appeared to show her cycling without a veil.

"A person who had recently violated norms and insulted the Islamic veil in this region has been arrested," Mojataba Raei, governor of Najafabad, told IRNA news agency.

A short video shot with a mobile phone was circulated Monday on social media networks showing a bare-headed woman cycling in front of a mosque.


Thailand's PM vows to lift state of emergency, but protesters insist he must quit in 3 days

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Demonstrators line up as they march near the Government House during an anti-government protest in Bangkok.
Embattled Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has promised to lift the state of emergency in Bangkok to defuse tensions with protesters, but it wasn't enough to make demonstrators retract their demand for his swift resignation.

Prayuth appeared on TV on Wednesday, insisting that he was ready to "make the first move to de-escalate this situation" in the capital, which has seen mass protests for three months. He said that he will lift "the state of severe emergency" introduced in Bangkok last week if no violent incidents occur during the ongoing gatherings.

The protests in Thailand have been mostly peaceful, with the most heated rally taking place last Friday, during which police deployed a water cannon against the crowd.

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Young volunteer DIES during AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine trial in Brazil. Pharma giant sez: 'No safety concerns'

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FILE PHOTO: An employee is seen at the Reference Center for Special Immunobiologicals (CRIE) of the Federal University of Sao Paulo (Unifesp) where the trials of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine are conducted, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, June 24, 2020. Picture taken June 24, 2020.
Brazilian health authority Anvisa said on Wednesday that a volunteer in a clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca AZN.L and Oxford University had died but added that the trial would continue.

Oxford confirmed the plan to keep testing, saying in a statement that after careful assessment "there have been no concerns about safety of the clinical trial."

Comment: Actually, vaccine trials in the US were suspended due to concerns about side effects, however trials were, for some unspecified reason, allowed to continue in South Africa... So far 8,000 of the planned 10,000 volunteers in the trial have been recruited and given the first dose in six cities in Brazil, and many have already received the second shot, he said.

A source familiar with the matter told Reuters that the trial would have been suspended if the volunteer who died had received the COVID-19 vaccine, suggesting the person was part of the control group that was given a meningitis vaccine.

Comment: This is an unproven claim.

CNN Brasil reported that the volunteer was a 28-year-old man who lived in Rio de Janeiro and died from COVID-19 complications.

Comment: China has successfully passed multiple trials of their coronavirus vaccine and Russia has officially launched theirs: Also check out SOTT radio's:

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New York City parents filing class-action suit to force full reopening of public schools

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City Councilman Joe Borelli
A group of fed-up city parents is suing the city over the lack of full time schooling in the nation's largest school system.

The families, who will file the class action suit Wednesday, are stressing the damage being wrought by screen-dependent remote learning in making their demand.

Crystal Lia, 39, a parent of three, said the format is draining her family of both resources and educational value.

"My husband is a city worker," she said Wednesday. "I'm an essential employee, I run a business on Staten Island. We cannot physically teach three kids in three different grades. We cannot afford to pay our bills by staying home with three kids in three different grades."

Erin Ulitto, 34, said her special needs son is receding both academically and socially because of the lack of full time schooling.

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Good! Colorado man sentenced to 300+ years for human trafficking

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A 30-year-old Colorado man was just handed one of the longest sentences ever for human trafficking.

At 304 years, human trafficking and forgery ring leader Chauncey Price will spend the rest of his life and then some in prison. Douglas County District Court Judge Theresa Slade announced the sentence during a hearing Oct. 8, 10 months after Price was found guilty on 13 counts, including human trafficking for sexual servitude and criminal attempt to commit pimping of a child.

During his trial, three of his victims recounted their nightmarish ordeal at his hands, forced into having sex with strangers for money that they then had to turn over to Price. The customers were found through ads that Price and his accomplices would place online, ads that offered up women and girls for sex.

"Chauncey promised to take care of me," one of his victims said in a statement she read at the sentencing. "At first he paid for my drug habit and food and let me stay for free. But nothing is free. ... He threatened to kill my sister if I didn't work for him -- that is when he turned me out. He kept pushing me to sleep with more and more men, up to eight a day. ... I couldn't even use the bathroom without someone watching me. Once I didn't eat for three days.

Comment: Not too long ago, this creature would have been pushed off a cliff to protect the community. Prison just doesn't seem enough punishment for these types.