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Project Veritas releases more CNN calls: Zucker says spike Biden laptop story, VP says Cubans like bullies, and why is Burisma still a thing?

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Jeff Zucker said some things . . .
[Ed. note: Listen to the audio clips here.]

Project Veritas' release of the second tranche of clips from CNN President, Jeff Zucker's, 9 a.m. editorial conference calls reveal more evidence of Zucker's manipulation of the news to fit his own world view.

James O'Keefe, the founder and CEO of Project Veritas, said, "In these morning calls, Jeff Zucker orders his people to suppress some stories — not because they are false — but because they will hurt his political agenda."

O'Keefe said Zucker wants to shape the news, not report it.

"When Zucker tells CNN reporters, hosts, producers and editors to hype stories because they fit his narrative, or to target public officials like Sen. Lindsey Graham, it's because they do not toe the Zucker line."

Comment: "The most trusted name in news."

Snakes in Suits

Obama mocked for promising to take Covid-19 vaccine on camera, Twitter recalls Flint water-drinking 'stunt'

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U.S. President Barack Obama drinks a glass of filtered water from Flint, a city struggling with the effects of lead-poisoned drinking water, as he delivers remarks at North Western, in Flint, Michigan May 4, 2016.
Barack Obama has been mocked for saying he would take a future Covid-19 vaccine live on camera to prove its safety. Critics quickly recalled a similar "stunt" when he drank newly cleaned water in Flint, Michigan.
"I promise you that when it's been made for people who are less at risk, I will be taking it," Obama said of a potential vaccine in a SiriusXM radio interview released on Thursday. "I may end up taking it on TV or having it filmed, just so that people know that I trust this science," he added.
Yet, critics immediately pounced on the comment, comparing it to his response to the Flint water crisis.

The infamous health disaster began in 2014, when, due to mismanagement, water pipes succumbed to corrosion and contaminated the city's supply with lead. In May 2016, Obama visited Flint to highlight federal assistance in replacing some of the lead pipes.

Comment: Don't think for one minute that the elites plan to take the same vaccine that will be offered to the rest of us; you can bet they know something that most people aren't being told.


Michigan House Oversight Committee hearing witnesses outline massive fraud

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A City of Detroit election worker said at a Michigan State legislature on Wednesday that she was told to backdate absentee ballots.

The woman, who was identified only as Jessy Jacob, told the bipartisan legislative hearing on Wednesday night that she and others were directed to backdate about 100,000 absentee ballots, or about 10,000 per day. The woman confirmed to former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, one of President Donald Trump's lawyers, that her supervisor told her to do this.

Giuliani asked her if her supervisor told her to use the "phony date of the day," and Jacob replied in the affirmative.

"Would you say Jessy that was an experience you never expected? That level of crookedness and dishonesty at the Detroit center for counting votes?" Giuliani also asked her. "Yes, the whole city," she responded.

Jacob, who Giuliani said never testified before, worked in Detroit and said election workers like her were coached on how to change ballots. She was also advised not to request voter identification if there were problems with the ballot. However, Jacob said she continued to ask for voter ID for her "peace of mind."

Michigan Judge Timothy Kenny previously dismissed an affidavit that was sent by Jacob, citing a lack of credibility, and asserted that she was speculating and provided few details. She submitted the sworn statement claiming that poll workers told voters to cast their ballots for Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden.

Comment: More from Mrs. Jacob:

Another witness, Hima Kolanagireddy, shared what she witnessed at the TCF Center, and what she didn't witness, i.e., a single Trump vote:

The man with her, Andrew Sitto, observed duplicate ballot fraud, as well as the 4:30 am ballot drop.

Next up: Melissa Carone, who doing contract work for Dominion at the center. She observed ballots being counted multiple times, and much more:
"I called my manager to a specific tabulating machine and I showed him a number on it that was over 500. They shouldn't be over 50 — ballots come in batches of 50. I said that we have a severe problem here Nick," Carone explained.

"He [Nick] said, 'Melissa I don't want to hear that we have a problem, we are here to assist with IT, we are not here to run their election,' and at that point I was really frustrated and upset, I could tell what was going on," she said.

"What was going on?" asked Giuliani.

"He was in on it. They were cheating. It was very, very apparent," Carone replied. "It was apparent that he was in on it. When he caught on to me knowing that he was in on it, he just wanted nothing to do with me."

When questioned why more people haven't come forward with allegations that they witnessed fraudulent actions at the Detroit ballot-count site, Carone said that her life has been destroyed.

"I'll tell you why," she said. "My life has been destroyed because of this. I've lost family, I've lost friends, I've been threatened, my kids have been threatened, I've had to move, I've had to change my phone number, I've had to get rid of social media — nobody wants to come forward. I can't even get an actual job any more, because Democrats like to ruin your lives. That's why."

A second witness, a Republican poll challenger, echoed Carone's claims, saying she noticed that some workers at Detroit's TCF Center appeared not to know what to do when ballots were jammed. She asserted that workers in some cases wouldn't discard the ballots prior to the problem ballot, therefore she saw numbers at 300 to 400 when they were tabulated in batches of 50.

"I could tell most of these people didn't have enough training, and they were just mindlessly doing their job," she said.

"This election I will say, these Democrats took every avenue possible to commit fraud in this election, and what I saw on Nov. 3 and Nov. 4 was over 20 counts of fraud taking place right in front of my face," Carone added.
Colonel Phil Waldron, who also testified in Arizona:

The full hearing:


Sidney Powell: Dominion server REMOVED from Fulton County while lawyers sought restraining order

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A Georgia Republican Party poll watcher looks over voting machine transporters being stored at the Fulton County Election Preparation Center in Atlanta, Ga., on Nov. 4, 2020.
Attorney Sidney Powell said on Monday that someone had removed a Dominion Voting Systems server from a recount center in Fulton County, Georgia.

"Someone went down to the Fulton center where the votes and Dominion machines were, claimed there was a software glitch and they had to replace the software, and it seems that they removed the server," Powell told Lou Dobbs Tonight in an interview aired on Nov. 30.

Powell added that her team does not know where the server is.

Jessica Corbitt, the director of external affairs for Fulton County, told The Epoch Times on Dec. 1 that the server in question is still on the premises of the recount location at World Congress Center in Atlanta.

Comment: Poll workers are now coming forward to tell what they saw as the vote was coming in. From Arizona:
Brickman, the GOP head of one of the country's largest counties and a veteran county elections worker, submitted her testimony in a sworn affidavit under penalty of perjury. She testified that she and her Democratic partner witnessed "more than once" Trump votes default and shift to Biden when they were entering votes into Dominion machines from ballots that couldn't be read by machines.

She alleged that she was later threatened by election supervisors at the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center (MCTEC) for speaking out about what she had witnessed.

"I observed, with my Democratic partner, the preparation of a new ballot, since the original one was soiled, or wouldn't go through the tabulators. I read her a Trump Republican ballot, and as soon as she entered it into the system, the ballot defaulted on the screen to a Biden Democratic ballot," Brickman told GOP Arizona State legislators on Monday.

She remarked that when she reported the issue to election supervisors, others in the room also commented that they had "witnessed the same manipulation."

"We were never told what, if any corrective action was taken," Brickman continued. "All I know is the next day, I was called outside the room that I was working in for signature verification by a supervisor who said, 'I understand you caused some problems this week and you thought our machines were not working correctly.'

"I was told at that point in time that I could not discuss anything or talk about what was going on.

"Many people were threatened," Brickman told the hearing. "They were told that their voices would be suppressed, they would have to leave the room and not work there again. I'm here because I think this is our duty to speak the truth."

She told the hearing that she was yelled at and "reprimanded" by her own supervisor, who accused her of causing trouble and "bringing things up that I shouldn't have."

The Maricopa County recorder's office and the Arizona state secretary's office didn't immediately respond to requests for comments from The Epoch Times.

She also said that during testing and certification of the Dominion voting machines on Nov. 18, she had refused to approve the certification of the Dominion system during a meeting with Secretary of State Katie Hobbs because the machines had malfunctioned during the test, and were shut down and reset by Dominion staff instead of corrected.

She said that no explanation was given about the errors. "We could see the machines but we could not see or observe the software behind the machine to confirm what had really gone on," she added.

Brickman in the hearing also testified to a number of other voting irregularities that she directly observed, including the constant lowering of signature verification standards by her election supervisors in order to "move more quickly" and process the higher amount of early and mail-in ballots received for the November election.

"Standards were lowered from approximately 15 points of similarities ... reduced to a minimum of three, and then lowered to one, and ultimately none," Brickman said, recalling that she was told to "just pass each signature verification through."

"We were told, 'Too many rejections have already been turned in ... we need to move more quickly.' This is not the way an election should be run. Where's the integrity?" Brickman challenged.

The GOP chairwoman also said she observed signatures on envelopes that were completely different from the name of the listed voter being let through by election supervisors.

"So the ones who signed the envelopes were not the actual voters, but these were allowed to go through with 'Maricopa County verified' stamped on the outside of each affidavit envelope," she said.

Batches of envelopes bearing the same handwriting for different signatures were also observed, she said.

"There were at least 30 ballots that I saw at one time, that were signed by the same handwriting but on different voters' names," Brickman testified. "When I asked if the county attorney would be alerted for possible fraud, I was told 'no,' that supervisors would take care of it."

One of the most "egregious" irregularities, Brickman said, was the turning away of Trump votes as duplicated votes or "overvotes" because the voter filled checked both the bubble for Trump on the ballot but also wrote in the president's name under the write-in candidate.

"This would continue on as an overvote, which means no vote was counted at all despite the policy having been changed to allow these overvotes. Supervisors contradicted their own policies where the [voter's] intent was clear," she said.

"I am here today again not as an expert in the Dominion software but as a voter in Maricopa County who wants to hear and speak the truth even though myself and others have been suppressed to speak before you now," Brickman told the hearing.

"There should be integrity," she said.
Ron, a white-hat hacker known on Twitter as .@codemonkeyz, has been tracking the fraud from a technical point of view:
Twitter user Code MonkeyZ posted video last night on Twitter and YouTube what is alleged to be Dominion workers using the internet and USBs to pass information between workers in Gwinnett County.

Via Ron - CodeMonkeyZ:

UPDATE — The Dominion employee was identified on 4Chan.

His name is Xavier Khouri
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Considering the amount of fraud, the continued lies and the number of ways we witnessed cheating in this year's election does anyone really doubt what they witnessed here?

This raises serious questions.

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Rules for thee, but not for me: Texas mayor vacations in Mexico after warning residents to stay home

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Austin Mayor Steve Adler
Austin, Texas, Mayor Steve Adler (D) urged residents to "stay home" in an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus while vacationing in Mexico following his daughter's wedding.

KENS5 reports:
Adler has confirmed to the KVUE Defenders that, after hosting his daughter's wedding, he vacationed to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, last month with a group of people. Both happened in early November, just as top health officials began urging families not to gather with others outside their households and the mayor himself asked people to stay home if they could in order to slow the number of coronavirus cases. Adler told KVUE Senior Reporter Tony Plohetski that he did not violate his own order or orders by Gov. Greg Abbott and took multiple steps to ensure the safety of his guests, including rapid COVID-19 testing. But the private actions are from a public official who has been front and center urging Austinites to take COVID-19 precautions — and he even did so while he was out of the country.
On November 9, Adler (pictured, center) urged residents during a Facebook video message, "We need to stay home if you can...We need to keep the numbers down."

"Now is not the time to relax," he added.

Comment: It's become obvious that the Covid restrictions have nothing to do with saving lives, but controlling the population.


Ex-Washington state Democrat campaigner among two charged over terrorist attack

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Two suspected militant far-left activists in Washington state have been federally charged for a terrorist attack following an FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force investigation into dozens of attempts to derail trains.

Ellen Brennan Reiche, 27, and Samantha Frances Brooks, 23, were arrested over the weekend by federal authorities in Bellingham, Wash. and charged with committing a terrorist attack on a railroad facility.

According to the criminal complaint, Reiche and Brooks were placing wired devices known as "shunts" over BNSF Railway tracks in the middle of the night on Nov. 28. The wires are capable of disrupting a train's electrical signal and cause it to erroneously brake.

"Depending on the location, the shunt may also interfere with the proper operation of crossing gates at railroad/traffic intersections, causing the gates to allow vehicular traffic across the tracks even when a train is oncoming," wrote the officer assigned in the Seattle Division of the FBI in the affidavit.

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Yulia Skripal says BBC journalist lied about interviewing father Sergei

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Yulia Skripal told her cousin Viktoria that she and her father were living in separate rented flats on his pension from UK spy agency MI6, and scotched media rumours that they had emigrated to New Zealand.

The daughter of MI6 double agent Sergei Skripal has denied her father begged Russian President Vladimir Putin for a pardon or was interviewed by BBC journalist Mark Urban.

Russian newspaper Moskovsky Komsomolets published the transcript of a recorded telephone conversation between Yulia Skripal and her cousin Viktoria on Monday, in which she denied several British media stories about her and her father.

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CNN's Zucker 'encouraged' invoking 9/11 terror to urge Trump to allow a Biden transition UPDATE: Zucker demands reporters not 'normalize' Trump

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Project Veritas has released the first of its recordings from inside CNN's editorial calls, beginning with what appears to be network President alongside reporters discussing how another 9/11 attack could happen if Trump didn't pre-emptively concede to Joe Biden.
The call begins with reporter Jamie Gangel, who describes what left-wing politicians are demanding she report about the matter of Trump leaving office. She appears to be all too happy to take her line from Democrats and anti-Trump Republicans.

But the most shocking part of the call sees field producer Stephanie Becker demanding the network discuss how another 9/11 terror attack could occur if Trump doesn't aid the Biden transition.

Comment: Also from the National Pulse:
CNN's Zucker Demands Reporters Not 'Normalize' Trump, Overhype 'Each Scandal' To Show 'Undoing' Of His Support
Natalie Winters December 1, 2020

Project Veritas has released calls showing Jeff Zucker, the president of CNN, repeatedly telling reporters to not "normalize" President Trump, encouraging them to emphasize "each" alleged scandal as "the one that is going to undo him with his voters."

In the nearly three-minute-long video, obtained from the network's daily editorial calls, Zucker can be heard telling reporters that CNN cannot "normalize" President Trump's behavior. He later goes on to suggest that President Trump, following his COVID-19 contraction, may be under the influence of the "after effects of steroids":
Okay, I just want to re-emphasize that, you know, I think we cannot normalize what has happened here in the last week with Trump and his behavior [...] This is a President who knows he's losing, who knows he's in trouble, is sick, maybe is on, the after effects of steroids or not. I don't know. But he is acting erratically and desperately, and we need to not normalize that.
In a separate call, Zucker hammers how President Trump's demeanor cannot be "normalized" again:
You know, this is what we've come to expect for the last three and a half years, four years, but it clearly is exacerbated by the time that we're in and the issues that he's [Trump] dealing with. I think that we cannot just let it be normalized. He is all over the place and acting erratically, and I think we need to lean into that
Instead of reporting on the news, Zucker implores reporters to overplay each of President Trump's alleged "scandals," noting they ought to be "careful to say that this is the one that is going to undo him with his voters."
Each of these so called "scandals" for Trump. Each of these things, we should just once again be careful to say that this is the one that is going to undo him with his voters.
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Nanny state in your home: San Francisco bans tobacco smoking INSIDE apartments, approves weed

Comment: This won't mean much to the sleeping masses, who are by now used to being told what to do in their homes, but we'd just like to note for the record: 'told ya so!' Decades ago, we said this is where things would end up if people (smokers and non-smokers alike) accepted the fascist smoking bans in bars and restaurants...

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This is how they roll in San Francisco.

Smokers in the Golden Gate City have been banned from smoking tobacco in their apartments, but smoking a marijuana joint inside is perfectly fine, officials announced Tuesday.

The Board of Supervisors approved the new law in 10 to 1 vote, making San Francisco the largest city in the country to adopt the tough measure against tobacco smokers, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

Lawmakers originally proposed to ban marijuana smoking in buildings, but they reversed their position after cannabis activists protested that it was the only legal place they could smoke.

Tobacco smokers argued the new law violated their rights especially while living in their homes. However, officials greenlighted the bill citing secondhand smoking concerns.

Comment: No, tobacco does NOT kill 'half a million Americans annually.' In fact, there's no evidence tobacco 'kills' anyone.

Doctors do though.

As for govts, no one's keeping count.

Again, while they attempt to literally eradicate tobacco, note their encouragement to smoke cannabis.

Clearly, one is good for you and the other is not.

We leave it to readers to figure out which is which.

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Warp Speed ahead: COVID-19 vaccines pave the way for a new frontier in surveillance

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"Man's conquest of Nature, if the dreams of some scientific planners are realized, means the rule of a few hundreds of men over billions upon billions of men." — C. S. Lewis, The Abolition of Man
Like it or not, the COVID-19 pandemic with its veiled threat of forced vaccinations, contact tracing, and genetically encoded vaccines is propelling humanity at warp speed into a whole new frontier — a surveillance matrix — the likes of which we've only previously encountered in science fiction.

Those who eye these developments with lingering mistrust have good reason to be leery: the government has long had a tendency to unleash untold horrors upon the world in the name of global conquest, the acquisition of greater wealth, scientific experimentation, and technological advances, all packaged in the guise of the greater good.

Indeed, "we the people" have been treated like lab rats by government agencies for decades now: caged, branded, experimented upon without our knowledge or consent, and then conveniently discarded and left to suffer from the after-effects.

You don't have to dig very deep or go very back in the nation's history to uncover numerous cases in which the government deliberately conducted secret experiments on an unsuspecting populace, making healthy people sick by spraying them with chemicals, injecting them with infectious diseases and exposing them to airborne toxins.

Comment: See also: