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Group prepares legal challenge in hope of overturning Senate, House races in Virginia

As the post-election focus sits squarely on the presidential race in six contested states, a group in Virginia is looking to uncover potential fraud in — and possibly overturn — one Senate and five House races.

The Virginia Project, a Republican political action committee set up in 2019 after a devastating election whitewash in the state legislature, started conducting data analyses after the Nov. 3 election.

"The whole thing stunk to high heaven," David Gordon, the group's founder and director, told The Epoch Times on Nov. 27. "It became clear that we needed to audit this, because it's a mess, top to bottom."

But, he said, Virginia's electors aren't going to determine the presidential race, so his focus is on the congressional seats. He hopes to complete the data analysis, collect affidavits from voters and poll watchers, and file a lawsuit before the end of the year.

"The primary things that we need to look at are the voter rolls, the machines, and what exactly went down in those central absentee precincts," Gordon said. Virginia used 11 central precincts to count its early and absentee ballots, which accounted for a "beyond unprecedented" 64 percent of the total votes, Gordon said.

Red Flag

Australian authorities seize child, rule parents ABUSIVE for resisting hormone therapy to help daughter become son - report

An Australian couple whose child was reportedly seized by state authorities is appealing a magistrate's ruling finding them abusive and "dangerous" for resisting testosterone therapy for their daughter, who identifies as male.

Lawyers for the unidentified parents filed papers last week seeking to appeal a magistrate's October decision, setting up what appears to be the country's first test case on parental rights regarding gender dysphoria medicine, the Australian newspaper reported on Saturday. Their child, then 15, was taken away from the family last year, after discussing suicide online.

"The authorities say we will not allow her to change gender, so it's dangerous for told her to come back to our house because we will mentally abuse her," the father the Australian. "They want us to consent to testosterone treatment."


Afghanistan car bombing kills at least 30 security force personnel

Afghan National Army
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Afghan National Army soldiers keep watch outside of a military compound after a car bomb blast on the outskirts of Ghazni city, Afghanistan November 29, 2020.
A car bombing in the Afghanistan's central province of Ghazni killed at least 30 Afghan security force members on Sunday, officials said, and casualties could increase given the intensity and location of the blast.

Baz Mohammad Hemat, director of the provincial hospital in Ghazni, said 30 bodies and 24 injured people had been transported there. "All of the victims are security personnel," he said.

The blast targeted a compound of the public protection force, a wing of the Afghan security forces, local officials said. It damaged civilian residences around the compound, and there could be more casualties from there, they said.

Interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian confirmed that there had been a car bomb blast but did not provide further information on the target or possible casualties.


Pope cancels traditional pre-Christmas ceremony due to COVID-19

Pope Francis leads Angelus prayer from his window at the Vatican

Pope Francis leads Angelus prayer from his window at the Vatican
Pope Francis has cancelled a ceremony that traditionally begins Rome's Christmas season on Dec. 8 at the Spanish Steps because of coronavirus restrictions, the Vatican said on Monday.

The pope customarily places a wreath of flowers at the base of a 12-metre column bearing a statue of the Madonna and blesses from a distance another wreath already placed around the statue's arm by firefighters using a ladder.

The Vatican said Francis would skip the ceremony, which popes have been carrying out on the feast of the Immaculate Conception since 1953, "in order to avoid any risk of contagion caused by gatherings of people".

Thousands of people usually line the streets near the area to see the pope and pray with him.

The Vatican said the pope would instead hold a private service to entrust the city, its people and the sick around the world to the Madonna.

Comment: Does the Pope feel trapped into taking these precautions lest he be called "irresponsible" and "uncaring" - or is he really THAT ignorant of what's really going on with "the virus" and the agendas behind it all?


Black Lives Matter accuses Biden of capitalizing on 'efforts to defund the police'

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A founding member of the Black Lives Matter Global Network accused former Vice President Joe Biden of capitalizing "on our efforts to defund the police." The organizer of the group's BLM Los Angeles chapter said Biden also tried to condemn the effort at the same time.

Former Vice President Biden "capitalized on our efforts to defund the police, and then tried to condemn the words at the same time," BLM Los Angeles chapter lead organizer Dr. Melina Abdullah said during a Tuesday morning protest, according to the Daily Wire.

Abdullah's comments came at the beginning of a series of protests this week outside the home of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Carcetti. The protests have a stated goal of depriving the city's mayor an appointed position in a potential Biden-Harris administration.

Biden repeatedly claimed to be against the Defund the Police movement and told a news station in September, as Breitbart News' Kyle Olson reported:
"I not only don't want to defund the police, I'm the one calling for $300 billion — million more for local police, for community policing."
Abdullah said:
"We want to be very clear that as we happily usher out the Trump regime, we will not accept liberal white supremacy in the White House in the form of Joe Biden." ... "It doesn't matter to me that Kamala Harris is your vice president if you're using her black woman body to usher in oppressive systems and oppressive people like Eric Garcetti."

Comment: Unfortunately, the election - decided one way or the other - will not significantly quell the unrest and discord on the streets, nor dispel implanted delusions now manifesting as demands. As the voter fraud kraken is taking shape, the public one has a significant head start.


At least 110 dead in Nigeria after suspected Boko Haram attack

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Mourners attend funeral in Zabarmari, Nigeria, of farm workers killed in attack blamed on Boko Haram.
At least 110 people have been killed in an attack on a village in north-east Nigeria blamed on the Boko Haram jihadist group, according to the UN humanitarian coordinator in the country.

"At least 110 civilians were ruthlessly killed and many others were wounded in this attack," Edward Kallon said in a statement after initial tolls indicated 43 and then at least 70 dead from the massacre on Saturday by suspected Boko Haram fighters.

"The incident is the most violent direct attack against innocent civilians this year," Kallon said, adding: "I call for the perpetrators of this heinous and senseless act to be brought to justice."

The attack took place in the village of Koshobe near the main city of Maiduguri, with assailants targeting farmers on rice fields. The Borno state governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, attended the burial on Sunday in the nearby village of Zabarmari of 43 bodies recovered on Saturday, saying the toll could rise after search operations resumed.

The assailants tied up the agricultural workers and slit their throats, according to a pro-government anti-jihadist militia. The victims were among labourers from Sokoto state in north-west Nigeria, about 1,000km (600 miles) away, who had travelled to the north-east to find work, it said. Six others were wounded in the attack and eight remained missing as of Saturday.

Bad Guys

NYT accidentally breaks big Covid story: Humans have immune systems - lockdown policies destroy them

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Scrub and spray everything with chemicals, bathe in Purell, mask up, stand no nearer to anyone else than six feet, stay away from crowds, douse yourself with alcohol, wash your hands and face raw, protect yourself from germs at all costs.

Some nations are closed completely. No one in or out.

We panic about "cases" even when they say nothing about severe consequences. Avoidance and finally suppression are the watchwords of the day, for a virus that is relatively mild by any historical standard, as Holman Jenkins just explained:
U.S. government scientists now estimate that 40% of cases are asymptomatic and 80% of symptomatic cases are mild — in short, 88% of subjects don't know they are infected or have no great incentive to find out if they are suffering from Covid or some more familiar bug.
We could also mention the 99.9% survival rate, and that doesn't consider the wildly disproportionate risk between the sick and healthy.

Eye 1

Wales lockdown curfew tightened with alcohol sales banned signaling 'death knell' for hospitality industry

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Mark Drakeford announced the restrictions will come into force from December 4
First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced the new drastic measures will come into force from 6pm on Friday December 4. In another dashing blow to the hospitality sector, pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes must close their doors to the public from 6pm and will be banned from selling alcohol.

Firms will only be permitted to operate as a takeaway service beyond the curfew.

Indoor venues such a cinemas, bowling alleys and casinos must also close until the restrictions are reviewed on December 17.

Comment: Somehow the virus can differentiate between a substantial meal and someone just out for a drink? The nonsense, contradictions and lies are just becoming more brazen; Wales needs to look to France and Denmark for some ideas for how to free themselves from this tyranny: French parliament drops ominous draft 'global security' law following massive protests

Bad Guys

Of course: Georgia recount in Fulton County delayed by Dominion 'server crash'

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Recount resumes after delay in Fulton County
Officials in Fulton County, Georgia, said a Dominion Voting Systems mobile server crashed on Sunday, delaying a recount requested by President Trump.

"Technicians from Dominion have been dispatched to resolve the issue," Fulton County officials said in a statement reported by WXIA-TV, a local NBC affiliate. "The Georgia Secretary of State's office has also been alerted to the issue and is aware of efforts to resolve the problem."

Fulton County officials told the outlet that a newly purchased Dominion mobile server crash was to blame. The Washington Examiner reached out to Dominion for comment.

Comment: Data analyst Ron (@codemonkeyz) had called for independent observers with coding experience to be on site for the recount.

One of them recorded this:

But everything's on the up and up right?


Hungarian official retracts comparing George Soros to Hitler after Jewish community outrage

George Soros
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In this June 21, 2019 file photo, George Soros, founder and chairman of the Open Society Foundations, looks before the Joseph A. Schumpeter award ceremony in Vienna, Austria.
After facing strong condemnation, a Hungarian commissioner on Sunday begrudgingly retracted an article comparing American-Hungarian billionaire and philanthropist George Soros, a staunch critic of Hungary's government, to Adolf Hitler and the Nazis.

"Europe is George Soros' gas chamber," Szilard Demeter, ministerial commissioner and head of the Petofi Literary Museum in Budapest, wrote in an opinion Saturday in the pro-government Origo media outlet. "Poison gas flows from the capsule of a multicultural open society, which is deadly to the European way of life."

The comments drew outrage from Hungary's Jewish community, including the Unified Hungarian Jewish Congregation, which called the article "tasteless" and "unforgivable."

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