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The 'smartest man in the room' has joined Sidney Powell's team

Sidney Powell and  Navid Keshavarz-Nia
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In her Georgia complaint, Sidney Powell included the declaration of Navid Keshavarz-Nia, an expert witness who stated under oath that there was massive computer fraud in the 2020 election, all of it intended to secure a victory for Joe Biden. Dr. Kershavarz-Nia's name may not mean a lot to you, but it's one of the weightiest names in the world when it comes to sniffing out cyber-security problems.

We know how important Dr. Kershavarz-Nia is because, just two and a half months ago, the New York Times ran one of its Sunday long-form articles about a massive, multi-million-dollar fraud that a talented grifter ran against the American intelligence and military communities. Dr. Kershavarz-Nia is one of the few people who comes off looking good:
Navid Keshavarz-Nia, those who worked with him said, "was always the smartest person in the room." In doing cybersecurity and technical counterintelligence work for the C.I.A., N.S.A. and F.B.I., he had spent decades connecting top-secret dots. After several months of working with Mr. Courtney, he began connecting those dots too. He did not like where they led.

Comment: There are a lot of data showing that the Dominion Voting Systems were manipulated in favor of Joe Biden:

Bizarro Earth

Man arrested after woman stabbed in neck & another seriously injured in brutal attack in England

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British police have arrested a 57-year-old after two women were stabbed while shopping in the northern English city of Burnley. The authorities have requested people not to speculate about the man's motivations.

Lancashire police reported that they were called to an incident at 9:30am local time after two women were stabbed in a Burnley city branch of popular department store Marks & Spencer.

The two victims were taken to hospital with serious injuries, but the wounds are not thought to be life-threatening, according to a police statement. Investigators confirmed that a knife had been recovered.

Comment: See also: Two women arrested for racially aggravated knife attack near Paris' Eiffel Tower

Pumpkin 2

Western-funded Ukrainian 'info warriors' claim beetroot soup is key instrument of Russian 'hybrid warfare': Social media mockery ensues

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Beetroot soup is a secret Russian weapon!
Beware! While grilled meat, potato pancakes and beetroot soup might sound like a harmless festive spread, in the wrong hands they could actually be secret weapons in Russia's cultural war on the West.

That's according to the Hybrid Warfare Analytical Group (HWAG), a well-funded Ukrainian organization dedicated to "countering disinformation and propaganda." On Tuesday, it published a list of "culinary deceptions," dishes claimed by Russia but supposedly originating elsewhere, "because food can be an instrument of hybrid warfare as well."

Among the items listed are summer favorites kholodnik, a chilled soup with chopped egg, and shashlik, meat roasted over hot coals, as well as potato pancakes and stuffed vine leaves. The dish that has Russians seeing red, however, is borsht - or beetroot soup. A beloved staple across Eastern Europe, its origins are notoriously murky, with every grandmother in the region perfecting her own variation.

Black Cat

Dominion employee is caught on video downloading files on laptops but Dominion election operative slams Trump voters

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Gabriel Sterling
In November Gateway Pundit reported on an almost $11 million grant award to the Georgia Secretary of State, Republican Brad Raffensperger and his accomplice Gabe Sterling. Attorney Lin Wood wondered who this Sterling guy was and why did he use a gmail address for state business?

Lin Wood zeroed in on an anomaly related to the Secretary of State's Office and the almost $11 million transaction with the state of Georgia. Wood's bombshell tweet referred to an April 15, 2020 letter to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) from Secretary of State Raffensperger, who is also Georgia's Chief Election Official.



Smartmatic claims it 'prohibits' political donations but 86% of its staff gave to Democrats

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Despite Smartmatic insisting its employees are "prohibited from making political donations," Federal Election Commission records reveal employees from the company have sent hundreds of dollars to political campaigns - nearly 86% to Democrats, The National Pulse can reveal. In addition to labeling itself a competitor and insisting it never worked with Dominion Vote Systems, the unearthed donations serve as another blow to Smartmatic's credibility.

The company's recently added "fact check" webpage - which exists to exonerate the company from bias claims - states clearly:

"Smartmatic's founders and employees adhere to a strict ethics code that, among other things, prohibits them from making political donations."

The claim, which falls under the "Smartmatic's Credibility is Our Most Important Asset" heading, is easily disproven by Federal Election Commission (FEC) records.

In addition to Joe Biden, failed presidential candidates such as Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg along with congressional candidate Adam Schiff were recipients of Smartmatic employee money.

Stock Up

Arizona certifies election result despite state hearing evidence of massive fraud - UPDATE: Audit of duplicate ballot sample reveals 2% stolen from Trump

Comment: Still no sign that this 'rig' will be undone for Trump...

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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden delivers a Thanksgiving address at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Del., on Nov. 25, 2020.
Arizona's secretary of state on Monday certified the state's presidential election results.

"This was a historic election for several reasons. Preparing for any election is an immense undertaking, even in normal circumstances. The complexity this year has been compounded by the pandemic. In spite of this, we had an extremely well-run election and saw historically high voter participation," Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, a Democrat, said in a press conference.

"Despite the many challenges, Arizonians showed up for our democracy. Every Arizona voter has my thanks, and should know that they can stand proud that this election was conducted with transparency, accuracy, and fairness, in accordance with Arizona's laws and elections procedures despite numerous unfounded claims to the contrary."

Hobbs challenged claims of election fraud, saying all voting machines are certified by a federal commission and reviewed by state officials, that credentialed poll observers witnessed all ballot tabulating, and cameras were in ballot tabulation centers with live streams able to be viewed over the Internet.

Few people were present at the certification meeting because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Doug Ducey, Attorney General Mark Brnovich, and Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court Robert Brutinel were present.

Ducey, a Republican, said people suggested not having in-person voting because of the pandemic but he fought to keep the system in place.

Comment: What a complete and utter farce.

Arizona officially had a record-setting 79.7% turnout, the highest in the country, and in its own history. As one of the witnesses in the hearing pointed, that might be because while population has only grown around 1% annually in AZ, the voting population has grown around 7% annually. Do the math.

Here's Governor Ducey lying his face off:

That's not what the poll watchers say. Multiple observers either were blocked for watching signature verification, or directly observed fraud during the process when allowed to see it conducted on duplicate ballots.

State Rep. Mark Finchem, during the hearing, issued a call for the state legislature to withhold Arizona's Electoral College votes on the basis of the evidence for fraud.
"We are clawing our electoral college votes back, we will not release them. That's what I'm calling our colleagues in both the House and the Senate to do," added Finchem. "Exercise our plenary authority under the U.S. Constitution."

He added, "There is a legal brief out there that says we are not tethered to state statue. When it comes to this one question, a simple majority can call the House and Senate back, and in a day pass a resolution, and cause those electors to basically be held. And it is binding. I'll see you all in court."

Standing nearby was Sonny Borrelli, the Republican Senate Majority Whip, indicating Finchem's plan may already be receiving support among the Arizona Republican Party's leadership.
Among the evidence presented at the hearing: the Maricopa County GOP chairwoman observed Trump ballots being switched for Biden, among other gross violations of election law and procedure. Cybersecurity expert Phil Waldron revealed that Dominion's machines were connected to the internet, with traffic going to overseas servers. He also revealed an anonymous email sent to the DOG and state officials alleging that counts were preloaded for all Democratic candidates in Pima County, numbers that match the observable data from the running count on election night.

The same day, a judge granted the AZ GOP leader's request for a partial sample review of ballots to look for irregularities. But he capped the number ridiculously low, at 200, saying it should be enough to know if there's a red flag.
Warner issued the order from the bench after an hour-long preliminary hearing Monday that occurred as state officials were certifying the election. It was the first major proceeding in an election contest pursued by Ward, who's attempting to overturn President-elect Joe Biden's win in Arizona by having a judge void the results.

Her challenge, which could not formally be filed until after certification,relies on a state law that allows voters to dispute election results if they suspect misconduct by election officials, illegal votes or an inaccurate count. Without evidence, Ward's lawsuit questions the signature verification process used to authenticate mail-in ballots, as well as the duplication process election officials use to count ballots that tabulation machines couldn't read.

Regarding mailed early ballots, Ward contends election officials did not have appropriate safeguards in place to ensure signatures on voters' envelopes matched the signatures on file for those voters. Though observers appointed by Arizona political parties were present as signatures were verified, she claims they had to watch the process from 10 to 12 feet away, making it impossible to see clearly even with binoculars.

"Many of our observers were unable to actually observe in any meaningful way," Ward said in a video posted to Twitter before Monday's hearing. "We need to examine those signatures on those envelopes that ballots came in, so that we can make sure that real people voted in this election."

Regarding the duplication process for damaged ballots — in which a bipartisan team of county workers interprets votes on the original ballot and fills in a new one that can be run through a tabulator — Ward alleges observers were not invited to be present for the full process.

She also claims election officials used software that was "highly inaccurate" to read the damaged ballots, "leaving it up to county workers or on-site observers" to catch mistakes. And she has cited an "unusually high number of duplicate ballots" from a Queen Creek vote center — at most, 104 ballots, according to election officials.

"Things are way too close to just let things go," she said Monday, referring to the 10,457-vote margin between Biden and President Donald Trump in Arizona.

During the preliminary hearing, Warner said he would allow Ward's lawyers to compare signatures on 100 random early ballot envelopes with the signatures on file for those voters, instead of the thousands of ballots Ward's team initially sought to review.

He said he would let the team inspect 100 ballots election officials worked to duplicate after tabulators failed to read them as well.

"From a statistical standpoint, I don't think you need a huge sample to know whether there are irregularities or misconduct," he said.
UPDATE: The AZ GOP has given an update about the above lawsuit. They were allowed to audit 100 duplicate ballots. The found 1 vote from Trump was counted as Biden, and another vote for Trump was simply not counted for him. That's 2%.

Eye 1

Trouble in store: Lockdown zealots have helped kill off British retail

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Members of staff attach a closing down sign in a window of Debenhams store, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manchester, Britain, December 2, 2020
UK department store chain Debenhams is to close with the direct loss of 12,000 jobs. Yet the well-off 'experts' continue to champion ruinous lockdowns, oblivious to the devastation they are wreaking on people's lives.

It was more than just a shop. Debenhams was part of British life. Part of the national fabric. It was a Clark who started it. William Clark (no relation, or at least not that I am aware of), began trading as a draper's store in 1778. Thirty-five years later, Mr. Debenham became a partner and the name changed to Clark & Debenham.

Now, Debenhams is no more. Or rather it will be no more once its fire sale is over.

Comment: See also:

Cell Phone

Google researchers reveal exploit that let hackers 'own' iPhones REMOTELY - but waited 6 months to tell the world

iPhone hacking
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iPhone hacking
A Google hacker was able to weaponize the iPhone's remote network to gain total access to the device, not only reading its contents but snooping through the camera and mic - six months ago. Users are only now finding out.

Ian Beer, a member of Google's Project Zero hacking team, revealed on Monday that iPhones and other Apple devices could be remotely hijacked and turned into surveillance tools until May, when he said Apple patched the vulnerability. The hacker not only didn't have to touch the device, but need not ever even see it.

Using the iPhone's Apple Wireless Direct Link, an Apple-exclusive protocol that enables iOS devices to talk to each other in features like AirDrop and Sidecar, Beer was able to remotely hijack the iPhone. From a distance, he was able to read messages, page through photos, download data, and even watch and listen to the user by activating the phone's microphone and camera. Even if the user turned AWDL off, he was able to turn it back on.

Bad Guys

Anarchists announce 'week of action' as payback for 'presidential assassination' of alleged Antifa killer Michael Reinoehl

Portland shooting suspect Antifa activist Michael Reinoehl
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Portland shooting suspect Antifa activist Michael Reinoehl
Anarchists are planning a "week of action" across the US to take revenge for what they called a "presidential assassination of a comrade" - the September shooting of Michael Reinoehl by federal agents.

A Twitter account called "The Base" posted a message on Monday night showing a poster that the group created to promote its "call to action." The message invited followers to request a PDF version of the poster and to display it in their towns and cities to "help highlight" President Donald Trump's "assassination" of Reinoehl. The poster reads, "Rest in Power Michael Reinoehl. Every revolution needs people who are willing and ready to fight."



Staten Island bar owner Keith McAlarney arrested for defying COVID lockdown

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The sign at Mac's Public House on Staten Island.
"Will spend night in jail for 'trespassing' in his own business...It's like the Mafia...Gov Cuomo is the Gestapo!"

Last week, we reported about an NYC bar owner who used a leftist tactic when he defined his bar as being located in an "autonomous zone," to protect him from COVID lockdown rules.

The NY Post reports that the Staten Island pub located in a coronavirus hot spot is stealing a page from Seattle's anarchist cookbook, declaring itself an "autonomous zone," free from the public-safety restrictions its owners say they will refuse to abide by.
"!ATTENTION! We hereby declare this establishment an !!! AUTONOMOUS ZONE!!!" read signs outside and around Mac's Public House in Grant City, invoking a phrase more commonly associated with the monthlong occupation of Capitol Hill in the Emerald City by anti-cop radicals. "We refuse to abide by any rules and regulations put forth by the Mayor of NYC and Governor of NY State."

Comment: 'We're not backing down': Staten Island pub declares itself 'autonomous zone' in defiance of Cuomo

Staten Islanders speak their mind (language warning):