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Alabama state trooper charged in child rape hid checkered FBI past

Christopher Bauer
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A fake letter allegedly helped Christopher Bauer join the Alabama State Police despite being kicked out of the FBI amid a string of sexual misconduct allegations
An Alabama state trooper arrested last week on charges he raped an 11-year-old girl had been kicked out of the FBI amid a string of sexual misconduct allegations but was hired by the state agency with the apparent help of a fake bureau letter that scrubbed his record clean.

An Associated Press investigation found Christopher Bauer was suspended without pay and stripped of his security clearance in the FBI's New Orleans office in late 2018 — effectively fired — amid allegations that included a co-worker's claim that he raped her at knifepoint.

But Alabama authorities either overlooked or were unaware of that history. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the state police, told AP that it conducted a "full and thorough" investigation into Bauer's background when he applied to be a trooper in 2019 and that "no derogatory comments were uncovered by former employers."

Bauer indicated on his application that he was still employed by the FBI and had never been dismissed or forced to resign because of disciplinary action. And the state's law enforcement credentialing commission provided AP a copy of a letter — purportedly from FBI headquarters — that makes no mention of Bauer's ouster, confirms his decade of "creditable service" and deems him "eligible for rehire."

UFO 2

Watchdog to investigate the Pentagon's actions regarding UFOs

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This video grab obtained courtesy of the US Department of Defense shows part of an unclassified video taken by Navy pilots that has circulated for years showing interactions with "unidentified aerial phenomena."
​​An independent government watchdog will investigate the Pentagon's actions regarding UFOs following complaints from congressional leaders on how the Department of Defense has handled the out-of-this-world topic.

The announcement comes days after a former Pentagon official, who says he headed up a program investigating what the government refers to as unidentified aerial phenomena, or UAPs, told The Post that he tried to get the government to seriously acknowledge and investigate these unidentified objects, comparing it to an "intelligence failure on the level of 9/11."


Comment: Most likely this isn't about the government refusing to investigate, but rather that they have their own secret departments that handle the UFO phenomenon. Their "intelligence failure" in regards to UFO's is not about disinterest, but rather that they know quite well what's going on "up in the skies," but aren't interested in lowly Pentagon officials getting involved in their black operations.


"The objective of this evaluation is to determine the extent to which the DoD has taken actions regarding Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP). We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and we will consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives," the Defense Department's inspector general said in a statement issued Monday.

The letter, signed by Randolph R. Stone, the assistant inspector general for evaluations space, intelligence, engineering, and oversight, informed military agencies and government departments that they must provide a point of contact within five days of receiving the memo.

Apple Red

Disneyland revamp outrages feminists, adds a prince waking snow white with a kiss

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Disneyland, which finally reopened last Friday, has revamped its famed "Snow White" ride to include the climactic moment from the classic 1937 film in which the Prince awakens the sleeping princess with a kiss, and some women are slamming the moment, snapping, "Haven't we already agreed that consent in early Disney movies is a major issue?"

The ride, formerly known as "Snow White's Scary Journey," had featured scenes from the movie, some of them in the dark, including a dungeon scene, and culminated in the Evil Queen, who had poisoned Snow White before the prince ultimately awakened her, screaming as she fell to her death.

Comment: As Jordan Peterson points out, these stories are symbolic and archetypal, they hold meaning, history, and most importantly love. The woke crowd seems to want to do away with anything that resembles humanity and replace it with a robotic, sanitized version. There have been several social media posts on the topic:








Syringe

"You Still Aren't Vaxxed, Debra!" City of Baltimore Mocked Over Public Information Campaign

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The City of Baltimore was mocked over a public information campaign encouraging people to get vaccinated before they could socialize, with some comparing the promo to a domestic abuse PSA.

The ad shows a disgruntled looking woman being told by her controlling boyfriend, "Mimosa with the girls? You still aren't vaxxed, Debra!"

Comment: A pretty apt comparison if one considers how the governments acted in lockstep to impose draconian COVID measures that have terrorized the masses for fourteen months now. RT reports:
Battling what they consider lack of interest in vaccination in Baltimore, city health bureaucrats have decided to get "creative" with their assertive measures - nagging, shaming, and possibly even crossing a moral line.
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Going for equal-opportunity nagging, another Baltimore ad featured a woman lecturing a man about how he can't go socialize with friends without getting the jab.

Other ads appealed to the city's African-American residents, as well as Spanish-speakers - who were told "no papers, no problem."
On Monday, the state of Maryland started offering its employees a $100 payment to encourage vaccination. Governor Larry Hogan announced that the government was "further encouraging state employees to get vaccinated to help keep themselves, their families, and their communities healthy and safe."

The program is projected to cost $5 million and will require participants to show certificates of vaccination to state government employees at the Human Resources Office - meaning one can't simply look like a state employee, one must actually be one.

As of May 1, about 2.75 million Marylanders - about 46% of the state's total population - have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, while 2.09 million, or 35%, were considered fully vaccinated.
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Attention

Tucker Carlson: How many Americans have died after taking the COVID vaccine?

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How many Americans have died after taking the COVID vaccines? Not Americans who've been killed by the virus, that's a huge number, but how many Americans have died after getting the vaccines designed to prevent the virus? Do you know the answer to that question? Do you know anything about the downside? We know a lot about the upside of the vaccine. We've been completely in favor of vulnerable people taking vaccines.

But what about the potential risks? You'd think you would know more about that than you do. We talk about vaccines constantly, not just on this show, but in this country. Joe Biden was on TV yesterday talking about vaccines. He wants you to get one. Everyone in authority wants you to get one. In fact, you've probably already had your shot, and good for you. If you haven't had your shot, you're under enormous pressure to get your shot. You understand that soon you may not be able to fly on commercial airplanes or go to work at the office or send your children to school if you don't have the shot. Meanwhile, the social pressure is enormous. Friends may have already informed you that you're not welcome at their parties or weddings if you haven't been vaccinated. There is a lot of pressure to comply. At some point, you probably will comply. It's just too difficult not be to vaccinated in this country.

But before you make the appointment: do you know anything about the potential risks? Probably you don't know much. We all assume the risks are negligible. Vaccines aren't dangerous. That's not a guess, we know that pretty conclusively from the official numbers. Every flu season, we give influenza shots to more than 160 million Americans. Every year, a relatively small number of people seem to die after getting those shots. To be precise, in 2019, that number was 203 people. The year before, it was 119. In 2017, a total of 85 people died from the flu shot.

Every death is tragic, but big picture, we don't consider those numbers disqualifying. We keep giving flu shots, and very few people complain about it. So the question is how do those numbers compare to the death rate from the coronavirus vaccines now being distributed across the country? That's worth knowing.

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USA

World sees US as significantly greater "threat to democracy" than Russia & China - poll

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Out of the 53,000 people polled across 53 countries, more respondents (44%) considered US influence on their country to be a "threat to democracy" than those who didn't (26%). Meanwhile, only 38% considered Chinese influence a threat to democracy.

Fear of Russian influence was the lowest of the three, with only 28% considering Russia to be a threat to their democracy.

Asian countries were high among those that feared US influence, with Pakistan fearing Washington the most. Japanese respondents also consider the US to be a greater concern than China - while Mexico, Canada, Colombia, Greece, Israel, Australia, Ukraine, and Switzerland were also among the top half.

Bizarro Earth

US birth rate falls across the board, lowest in more than a century

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The U.S. birth rate fell 4% last year, the largest single-year decrease in nearly 50 years, according to a government report being released Wednesday.

The rate dropped for moms of every major race and ethnicity, and in nearly age group, falling to the lowest point since federal health officials started tracking it more than a century ago.

Births have been declining in younger women for years, as many postponed motherhood and had smaller families.

Birth rates for women in their late 30s and in their 40s have been inching up. But not last year.


Comment: This is a rather telling data point.


Comment: A graph from Time magazine shows that the fearmongering and lockdowns likely contributed significantly to the already plunging birthrate: No sex please, we're locked down: Plunging global birth rate shows long-term effects of Covid on society will be DEVASTATING

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Further, the ongoing decline in birthrates throughout the Western world reflects, in part, the overall impoverishment and instability the great majority of its young people have been suffering through for years now:


Bullseye

Opponents of 'critical race theory' win Texas school board election

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Elections over critical race theory in the Carroll school district turned so divisive, the Department of Justice was called.
A Texas school board has scored an overwhelming election victory to stop "critical race theory" and a new "cultural competence action plan" from being forced into classes.

The elections in Southlake on Saturday were so divisive that backers of the new anti-racism measures called on the Department of Justice to intervene — and even pop star Demi Lovato ripped opponents of the plan.

"It is horrifying to see how some of the parents ... are literally FIGHTING to uphold white supremacy and are resisting the anti-racism work that is so needed," she tweeted in January, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram noted.


Comment: Lovato isn't too bright. White supremacy as CRT conceives of it is a fiction. Anti-racism as CRT conceives of it is racist.


Opponents, however, told a series of heated meetings for the Carroll school district that the plan created "diversity police" — and was effectively "reverse racism" pushing a "left-wing agenda," the Dallas Morning News previously reported.

They even went to court and won a temporary restraining order to stop implementation, the paper noted.

Voters also sent a resounding message against the plan at the weekend election — with the two school board positions as well as mayor and city council seats going to opponents of the "cultural competence," with each getting almost 70 percent of the vote.

Light Sabers

Myanmar's anti-junta unity government forming army to 'protect its supporters'

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Police use teargas to try to disperse protesters in Mandalay.
Myanmar's National Unity Government, set up by opponents of army rule, said on Wednesday it had formed a "people's defence force" to protect its supporters from military attacks and violence instigated by the junta.

In a statement, it said the move was a precursor to establishing a Federal Union Army and that it had the responsibility to "make effective reforms in the security sector in order to terminate the 70 year long civil war."

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Cow Skull

'Jonestown 2.0, racism edition': Radical anti-Semites crowdfund $65,000 for doomed city in Colorado mountains

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A band of "anticolonial" and racist activists have "liberated" land high in the Colorado mountains to build a utopian city for minorities. Commenters are expecting a rerun of the Jonestown cult, but with more anti-Semitism.

Openly communist, overtly anti-white, and proudly anti-Semitic, the 'Black Hammer' organization isn't afraid of a fight. The group's Twitter account fires off hourly invectives against the "cave beast" white race it sees as "colonizers," and against the Jewish people it accuses of funding the "pig departments and prison systems that mass incarcerate and kill us everyday." Bizarrely, the group has taken a fix on Anne Frank, calling the Holocaust victim a "bleach demon," whose death - to them - overshadowed the suffering of colonized people worldwide.


Black Hammer members have taken part in rallies and protests across the country, but the scant media reports on their activities don't mention the racism and the apparently pathological fixation on Jews. Instead, they praise the "activist group" for holding vigils for coronavirus victims and handing out masks, food and clothing to their fellow people of color.

But while they've been pushing Farrakhan-style racism on Twitter and getting stuck into charity work on the streets, Black Hammer's members have been stockpiling cash. A GoFundMe campaign organized by the group has pulled in nearly $65,000 since last July. The group wants $500,000 to build a city of their own, with free healthcare, free rent, and no cops. White people and Jews are presumably not welcome.

On Monday, the group announced that it had "successfully liberated 200 Acres of Land to build our City," adding that their real-life Wakanda would be "FOR COLONIZED PEOPLE ONLY." Presumably, "liberated" in this instance means "bought."