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Lockdown wars come to Canada: Toronto BBQ owner dragged away in handcuffs for breaching Covid-19 rules

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Adam Skelly defied extreme lockdown measures in Etobicoke to open his restaurant for business
Adamson Barbecue owner Adam Skelly has been arrested after opening his restaurant in direct defiance of lockdown orders in Toronto, with a crowd of BBQ lovers shouting 'shame!' as officers dragged him away.

The barbecue restaurant and Skelly himself became the center of controversy this week after he announced in an Instagram video on Tuesday that he was opening his doors. He also questioned lockdown orders and whether Covid-19 cases were being inflated.

Comment: Adam Skelly serves his customers despite all obstacles:

Twitter posters nail it:

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Matt Braynard: Tangible evidence of vote fraud alone is enough to flip three states

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Significant evidence of vote fraud was revealed through data analysis and investigations by Matt Braynard, executive director of Look Ahead America. We had the pleasure of sitting down with Matt Braynard to look over his data and discuss his findings.

Comment: Take a look at some of Braynard's NCOA numbers:

Here is his summary of the complete findings:

And a good question:

Black Magic

Twisted, agenda-driven trans trolls are hell-bent on shutting down debate - even if it means attacking fellow minorities

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L.G.B.T. activists and their supporters rally in support of transgender people on the steps of New York City Hall, October 24, 2018 in New York City.
The long-running gay magazine Boyz has endured a blistering attack and a loss of supporters, after some innocuous activity on social media gravely upset a few members of the militant trans lobby.

We seem to have blinked and opened our eyes to a different world. That's Planet Trans, where gender identity is forcibly injected into any situation. As a byproduct, a nasty army of activists are lying in wait to bite any person or platform who refuses to submit to their self-serving ideology.

Distilled down, it's that trans-sexuals are the most important part and pinnacle of the movement to end discrimination. These zealots really are fanatical, as seen by their attack on Boyz, a monthly gay magazine which has existed since 1991.



Sidney Powell lawsuit: 30 allegations that would invalidate Georgia election results

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Sidney Powell, author of the bestseller "Licensed to Lie" and lead counsel in more than 500 appeals in the 5th Circuit, in Washington on May 30, 2019.
A lawsuit released by lawyers led by former federal prosecutor Sidney Powell makes 30 allegations of electoral fraud and other illegal and irregular activities and features pertaining to the 2020 general elections in Georgia (pdf).

The allegations, most of which are based on witness and expert statements, relate to mail-in ballot fraud and insecurities, recount irregularities and deficiencies, and security hazards of the Dominion Voting Systems machines used by the state.

Comment: Pretty strong evidence exists for most of Ms. Powell's allegations. However, the ones pertaining to foreign interference (1 through 3) should face particularly strong scrutiny. It is too convienent a cudgel with respect to those countries with which the U.S. has an adversarial relationship. The background of the Venezualen 'informant' should be researched carefully. It is not beyond the realm of possibility he is an intelligence 'plant' with a story that neatly coincides with the current U.S. narrative.

Sidney has also been busy in Michigan:
The suit named Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and the state board of canvassers as defendants, alleging they created an election system on Nov. 3 that enabled widespread fraud and violated the equal protection clause of the Constitution.

"Defendants' egregious misconduct has included ignoring legislative mandates concerning mail-in ballots- including the mandate that mail-in ballots be post-marked on or before Election Day -- and critically, preventing Plaintiff's poll watchers from observing the receipt, review, opening, and tabulation of mail-in ballots," the suit said.

You can read the lawsuit here (PDF)

"It is necessary to order appropriate relief, including, but not limited to, enjoining the certification of the election results pending a full investigation and court hearing, ordering a recount of the election results, or voiding the election and ordering a new election, to remedy the fraud," Powell wrote in a lawsuit filed late Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Detroit and made public on Thanksgiving.

Powell's lawsuit in Michigan carried some similar claims as one she filed at the same time in Atlanta to challenge Georgia's results. But in the Michigan case, she offered evidence from a large number of witnesses who alleged in Wayne County and the city of Detroit tens of thousands of voting irregularities were witnessed.

She charged that Detroit and Wayne County officials took actions "permitting illegal double voting by persons that had voted by absentee ballot and in person; counting ineligible ballots - and in many cases - multiple times; counting ballots without signatures, or without attempting to match signatures, and ballots without postmarks, pursuant to direct instructions from Defendants."

Among other misconduct, she alleged Michigan election officials were:
  • "Fraudulently adding 'tens of thousands' of new ballots and/or new voters to QVF in two separate batches on November 4, 2020, all or nearly all of which were votes for Joe Biden;
  • "Forging voter information and fraudulently adding new voters to the QVF Voters, in particular, e.g., when a voter's name could not be found, the election worker assigned the ballot to a random name already in the QVF to a person who had not voted;"
  • "Changing dates on absentee ballots received after 8:00 PM Election Day deadline to indicate that such ballots were received before the deadline;
  • "Changing Votes for Trump and other Republican candidates.


Why is ANYONE actually surprised that rioting comrades Antifa & BLM are seeking a divorce as racial tensions come to the fore?

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A protester takes part in a demonstration in Portland
After months of carnage in US cities, tensions are rising between the two main perpetrators, Antifa and Black Lives Matter. Given their different ethnic make-ups and agendas, it's a shock this unholy alliance lasted so long.

If there are two organizations that can be held most responsible for the riots that have scarred America throughout 2020, it is Black Lives Matter and Antifa. These groups have caused millions upon millions of dollars' worth of damage and committed hundreds of crimes in the pursuit of what they consider 'justice'.

I know the true end game for these groups is not the election of Joe Biden, but I get the sense that they're at least happy that Donald Trump is going to be out of office (barring the biggest case of voter fraud in history). And with that small victory, it would appear that a divorce is under way between the two groups.

Comment: It was an inevitable development. Throughout history, the Left has always eaten its own, while the money controlling the puppet strings laughs.

Arrow Up

More suspicious absentee election data from Detroit: 36% returned absentee ballots were from people not listed being sent one

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© Detroit News
Vote checkers find too many votes in 37% of Detroit precincts in 2016 election.
400% More Detroiters Missing Data on When they Requested their Absentee Ballots than Normal

An anomaly in the election data could be an indication of massive absentee voter fraud in Detroit, and accounts for more votes than the difference between Trump and Biden in Michigan.

The rate of missing data for when an absentee ballot was sent to a voter is four times greater in heavily Democrat Detroit/Wayne County than in the rest of the state.

Of the 566,788 absentee ballots cast in Wayne County, the absentee data file provided by the Michigan Secretary of State indicates that 203,311 ballots show that no application for an absentee ballot was mailed or sent to that voter by their local clerk, which is a rate of roughly 36%.

Of the remaining 2,719,718 absentee ballots outside of Wayne County (the statewide total minus the amount in Wayne County) there are 252,456 absentee ballots cast that show that no application for an absentee ballot was mailed or sent to that voter by their local clerk, a rate of roughly 9%. Meaning the Wayne County rate is four times higher than the rest of the state of Michigan.

The difference between the statewide average of 9% missing this absentee ballot data as observed in the rest of Michigan and the hard-to-explain 36% observed in Wayne County is a difference of 153,032 votes.

Comment: To assure desired results, threaten poll checkers and witnesses with violence:
Braden Giacobazzi witnessed the aftermath of the BIDEN BALLOT DUMP in the middle of the night. He was told that 35,000 ballots had just arrived at the TCF Center and asked if he could help ensure the votes were legally authenticated and counted. When he arrived and tried to do his job, Democrats threatened violence. He is a Political Independent and was a Detroit Poll Challenger. The atmosphere devolved into a one-sided cover-up throughout the day.

He never saw Democrats get kicked out. He never saw the rules applied to Democrats. Apparently only conservatives were a COVID risk. Giacobazzi believes the Democratic poll challengers and staff were on the same side, and that they were colluding to obstruct Republican poll challengers and have them removed from the facility.

Check out Giacobazzi's observations and experience:

As observed in Wayne County's 2016 election, the same issues of fraud were just as rampant:
Voting machines in more than one-third of all Detroit precincts registered more votes than they should have during last month's presidential election, according to Wayne County records prepared at the request of The Detroit News. Detailed reports from the office of Wayne County Clerk Cathy Garrett show optical scanners at 248 of the city's 662 precincts, or 37 percent, tabulated more ballots than the number of voters tallied by workers in the poll books. The problems were the worst in Detroit, where discrepancies meant officials couldn't recount votes in 392 precincts, or nearly 60 percent. And two-thirds of those precincts had too many votes. Republican state senators last week called for an investigation in Wayne County, including one precinct where a Detroit ballot box contained only 50 of the 306 ballots listed in a poll book, according to an observer for Trump.

■236 precincts in balance
■248 precincts with too many votes and no explanation
■144 precincts with too few votes and no explanation
■34 precincts out of balance but with an explanation


Landmark legal ruling finds Covid tests not reliable. What do the MSM do? Ignore it

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© Reuters / Yves Herman
A member of the medical personnel performs a PCR test amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Charleroi, Belgium, November 5, 2020
Four German holidaymakers who were illegally quarantined in Portugal after one was judged to be positive for Covid-19 have won their case, in a verdict that condemns the widely-used PCR test as being up to 97-percent unreliable.

Earlier this month, Portuguese judges upheld a decision from a lower court that found the forced quarantine of four holidaymakers to be unlawful. The case centred on the reliability (or lack thereof) of Covid-19 PCR tests.

The verdict, delivered on November 11, followed an appeal against a writ of habeas corpus filed by four Germans against the Azores Regional Health Authority. This body had been appealing a ruling from a lower court which had found in favour of the tourists, who claimed that they were illegally confined to a hotel without their consent. The tourists were ordered to stay in the hotel over the summer after one of them tested positive for coronavirus in a PCR test - the other three were labelled close contacts and therefore made to quarantine as well.

Comment: There's trouble in vaccine-land with AstraZeneca's 'mistake' in COVID-19 vaccine trials possible halting approval:
The UK drugmaker and its partner, Oxford University, admitted — after reporting its vaccine tested up to 90 percent effective — that the promising results came after a batch of volunteers were accidentally given half doses. The efficacy of the vaccine was significantly lower at 62 percent for those who received the correctly administered two full doses.

Lead researcher Mene Pangalos insisted it was "serendipity," but the error, which was not reported in the initial findings, has brought the vaccine under intense scrutiny from scientists and industry experts.

The half-dose group was just 2,741 volunteers — and all were under 55, raising questions as to whether the relative youth of the participants created the positive results, not the size of the dose.

"It pains me to say this, but... I think the claims made for the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine are on *very* shaky ground. We should wait for a solid large trial," scientist Hilda Bastian tweeted after the testers' confessions.

Chemist Derek Lowe said the revelations put the UK vaccine makers "in a bit of a bind."

"They have solid data for a relatively weak vaccine and weaker data for a relatively strong one," he warned of the low numbers accidentally given the half-dosage.

"This is really not being handled well at all ... it's a good thing this wasn't the first vaccine to read out," he added, referring to earlier vaccine test announcements from Pfizer and Moderna.

The former head of research and development at one of those rivals, Pfizer, questioned whether it would derail the AstraZeneca vaccine getting approved.

"Hard to believe that the [US Food and Drug Administration] will issue [emergency use] for a vaccine whose optimal dose has only been given to 2,300 people," Dr. John LaMattina tweeted. "More data for this dosing regiment will be needed."

Natalie Dean, a biostatistician and an expert in vaccine trial design at the University of Florida, gave the UK team "a poor grade for transparency and rigor."

"It is awfully confusing for experts and non-experts alike," she wrote.


Rebellion Rising

© Karen's Shofar
Signs of the times —

Large anti-lockdown protests are sweeping across Europe. Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the UK, Poland. The media are trying to put a lid on coverage of these momentous events.

In Southern California, five sheriffs of populous counties (17 million people) are refusing to enforce Governor Newsom's new curfew order. A petition to recall the governor is gaining steam.

In New York, members of the Chasidic sect held a wedding attended by several thousand people, sitting closely packed without masks.

In a more intimate setting, up close and powerfully personal, gym members and owners in Buffalo, New York, shouted down cops and a public health officer, who had entered the gym because the gathering exceeded the prescribed limit. The gym personnel drove out the cops and followed them, to make sure they left the property.

In Buffalo, protestors came to the house of Erie County Executive, Mark Poloncarz, to express their anger at new lockdown restrictions. The protest was also aimed at New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.


Four more students charged in France over Samuel Paty's beheading

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A man looks at flowers outside the Bois d’Aulne secondary school in homage to Samuel Paty.
Four teenage students have been charged in France over the killing of Samuel Paty, including three for allegedly pointing out the teacher to his murderer, a source said.

Three other pupils were charged with complicity earlier this month over the beheading last month of Paty, who had shown his students cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad as part of a lesson on free speech.

Three of the four students charged on Thursday were suspected of identifying Paty to his killer, 18-year-old Abdullakh Anzorov, who then tracked him down and beheaded him in a street near his school.

The three, who are between 13 and 14 years old, are being charged with "complicity in a terrorist murder", the source said.

The fourth is the daughter of Brahim Chnina, who launched a virulent online campaign against Paty denouncing the teacher's use of the cartoons published by the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.

She has been charged with "slanderous denunciation" of Paty after relating her version of events in the classroom, though she did not actually attended his civics lesson.

Paty's murder sparked a torrent of outrage that prompted the president, Emmanuel Macron, to crack down on Islamist extremism and violence in a country reeling from a wave of jihadist attacks since 2015 that have killed more than 250 people.

Comment: See also:


South Korean sex ring leader gets 40 years in prison for blackmailing 74 women

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Cho Ju-bin was found guilty of running an online network that blackmailed victims into filming violent sexual content.
A South Korean court on Thursday sentenced the leader of an online sexual blackmail ring to 40 years in prison, the Yonhap news agency reported.

Cho Ju-bin, 24, was found guilty of running an online network that blackmailed at least 74 women, including 16 teenagers, into what authorities called "virtual enslavement" by forcing them to send increasingly degrading and sometimes violent sexual imagery of themselves between May 2019 and February 2020.

The Seoul Central District Court sentenced Cho for violating criminal and child protection laws by making and releasing pornography and running a criminal organisation, Yonhap said.