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Politician under fire after saying fake vaccine certificate buyers should be shot

Vaxx certificate
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Showing a vaccination certificate to buy a ski-pass in Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia
Russian citizens who buy and sell counterfeit coronavirus vaccine certificates should be summarily executed, a Russian regional lawmaker has argued, offering to pull the trigger as part of the firing squad himself.

Speaking during a meeting on Tuesday, Vladimir Sidorov, a deputy from the governing United Russia party serving on the regional Duma in Ryazan, proposed the harsh punishment for people who buy the documents in the city, southeast of Moscow. "It is necessary to shoot them," he raged.

According to the lawmaker, he "would take part in the shootings" eagerly. "Be sure to do it! You and I have no other choice," Sidorov urged his fellow representatives.

The speech quickly went viral online, drawing criticism from Russian social media users. However, the local politician has since sought to climb down from the remarks, saying he was overly emotional after losing his wife to Covid-19. However, he insisted that anyone purchasing fake proof of vaccination deserves to face "the toughest penalties." He added that "no one likes restrictions, but immunization is the key for surviving the pandemic."

Star of David

Prison chief: Israel military 'pimped' correctional officers to terrorists

Israeli women
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Allegations that female Israeli prison guards were left vulnerable to sexual assaults by suspected terrorists in an attempt to gain leverage and coax confessions have been reignited by a prison commander.

Speaking on Wednesday to an Israeli government panel, Gilboa Prison commander Freddy Ben Shitrit appeared to confirm reports from 2018 that women serving in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) were put at risk of sexual assault in an effort to extract confessions from Palestinian terrorism suspects.

The commander said:
"Prison bosses had pimped soldiers" and "handed over female soldiers to terrorists for sexual purposes. The pimping incident was a massive incident."
The alleged 'pimping' of female soldiers for the purpose of obtaining information from prisoners happened before Ben Shitrit served as warden in the prison. The commander was speaking to a government committee on the failures that led to a jailbreak by six Palestinian prisoners from Gilboa prison earlier this year.


Snakes in Suits

Snake in a suit: Tech billionaire allegedly kept spreadsheet of 5,000 women he had sex with

michael gougen
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Whitefish, Montana, is known for fly fishing and hiking trails studded with yellow aspen trees. But after Silicon Valley billionaire Michael Goguen took up residence in the Rocky Mountain town several years ago, he transformed it into his private fiefdom: a dark banana republic where he allegedly controls local law enforcement — and a "harem" of young women.

The bombshell allegations, which also include claims of Goguen ordering his security chief to kill detractors, are contained in a lengthy civil complaint recently filed in United States District Court for the District of Montana.

According to the court papers, Goguen, 57, employs hundreds of residents in companies he controls, and owns a series of luxury "safe houses" where he takes dozens of young women for sex. He has a spreadsheet documenting his sexual encounters with 5,000 women, and even outfitted a local bar he owns with a basement "boom boom" room, which features a stripper pole. The underground enclave is allegedly used "to maintain women for the purpose of committing illicit sexual activity."

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Watch thousands protest in Europe against Covid passes.

People protest against COVID-19 measures in Vienna, Austria
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People protest against COVID-19 measures in Vienna, Austria, on November 20, 2021.
Sporadic clashes broke out at massive Saturday demonstrations in major European cities, as thousands of people took to the streets of Vienna, Paris and Rome to express their discontent with Covid-19 restrictions.

The Austrian capital Vienna on Saturday saw the largest protest turnout since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. A total of 38,000 people took to the city streets to join a dozen demonstrations protesting government measures.


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Dozens of San Francisco area stores, pharmacies hit by mobs of smash-and-grab looters: 'Hurts us all'

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San Francisco's high-end stores have been plagued by organized looting sprees
Mobs of thieves ransacked at least two dozen San Francisco area businesses over the weekend, as smash and grab incidents rage in the Bay Area.

"At least two dozen businesses were impacted," Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong told CBS SF. "Roving caravans of vehicles, targeting cannabis operations, retail shops, pharmacies, throughout the city of Oakland."

The mobs of thieves hit a handful of pharmacies and marijuana dispensaries in Oakland, including the Wellspring pharmacy that released surveillance video of the scene to the media. Police added that the mobs in Oakland fired 175 shots during the incidents, forcing officers to pull back to safe locations, The Mercury News reported.

Comment: San Francisco Safeway store now closing earlier due to rampant shoplifting


Briefcase

FBI hid evidence in Malcolm X murder trial, convictions tossed

Malcolm X
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El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (aka Malcolm X) • February 16, 1965 • Rochester, New York.
A New York judge voided the convictions of two black men for the 1965 assassination of activist Malcolm X, after a re-investigation inspired by a Netflix documentary found the FBI had withheld evidence of their innocence.

State Supreme Court Justice Ellen Biben threw out the convictions of Muhammad A. Aziz (aka Norman 3X Butler) and Khalil Islam (aka Thomas 15X Johnson), who were charged with assassinating Malcolm X at Manhattan's Audubon Ballroom and sentenced to life in prison in 1966.

Comment: By the playbook: The higher the profile, the deeper goes the subterfuge as the innocent take the fall.


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'Sex Week' at Harvard show nobody's safe from the woke inquisition

Harvard U
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One of America's most exclusive universities has stained its reputation by hosting workshops on subjects far detached from academic excellence. In fact, the classes serve to teach us how far Western civilization is in decline.

Founded in 1636, Harvard is the oldest and most prestigious university in the United States. Despite its humble origins (the Puritan clergyman John Harvard, upon his deathbed, bequeathed the fledgling college his estate and a 400-volume library), it has gone on to become a veritable superpower in the field of learning. Yet it looks as though it is willing to throw it all away just to appease the mob.

For anyone who thinks that Harvard is simply too smart and snobbish to genuflect at the altar of identity politics, cancel culture, and the other woke deities now strangling the soul out of Western civilization, they've probably never heard of its annual 'Sex Week', an all-you-can-eat smorgasbord devoted to every perversity under the sun.

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New documents shed light on Jeffrey Epstein's time in jail

Jeffrey Epstein
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Jeffrey Epstein
Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein denied having suicidal thoughts before apparently hanging himself, though prison staff had observed signs of worrying behavior, according to newly released prison documents.

Epstein, who committed suicide by hanging in prison two years ago, denied being suicidal. The recent documents from the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), obtained by The New York Times and CNN, construct a detailed timeline of the lead up to Epstein's death. Risk factors for suicide 'specific to sex offenders' as well more general risk factors were likely present, documents show.

Epstein was described by a facilities assistant as "distraught, sad, and a little confused" when he arrived at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in July 2019. He was seen as "dazed and withdrawn," despite claiming he felt fine and denying suicidal thoughts in a routine intake screening.

Comment: Interesting the timing of these reveals, days before the Maxwell trial begins. What narratives are they intending to influence...and why?


Marijuana

New German government to legalize cannabis

Cannabis
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Cannabis
The agreement between Germany's Social Democrats, Free Democrats and the Greens includes provisions for decriminalizing marijuana consumption. It was confirmed on Wednesday by German news, who obtained the text of the document.

Reports say that the government will set up a system of "controlled distribution of cannabis to adults" for recreational consumption through licenced shops.

"The coalition wants to impose strict control of the product to ensure its quality and 'protection of minors,'" the agreement says.

The plan to 'traffic light coalition' to legalize recreational cannabis was leaked last week to German media by sources in all three parties. Medicinal marijuana has been legal in the EU since 2017.

Archaeology

Milly, 13, finds Bronze Age axe hoard on third dig, leaving competition envious after 'beginner's luck'

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Milly Hardwick, 13, with her mum Claire
A 13-year-old metal detectorist is scaring off veteran diggers after she found a "once in a lifetime" Bronze Age axe hoard on just her third dig.

Milly Hardwick, who is in Year Eight at school, has left the competition envious of her "beginner's luck" as she strikes gold almost every week. She's now become a poster girl for metal detecting despite being some four decades younger than the typical detectorist.

Mum Claire, 48, said: "On a couple of digs people have gone 'Oh God, she's here now so we might as well go home'."

Milly, from Mildenhall, Suffolk, made an astounding discovery of an axe hoard dating back to 1300 BC on just her third time out in a field near Royston, Herts. Archaeologists had to excavate the find, made up of 65 pieces, and Amelia took a day off school to formally sign it over to the local coroner.