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Irish rebellion against Directed Mass Migration: Leitrim locals set up roadblocks to prevent government transporting migrants into rural community

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Locals gather outside the Abbey Manor Hotel in Dromahair, Leitrim, where the government planned to send an additional 155 recently-arrived migrants. Having been ignored by the state and police for years, the small rural community has decided to take matters into its own hands...
Road checkpoints were established by protestors in a Leitrim village on Friday to prevent rumoured asylum seekers from arriving.

Protests have been held in Dromahair in recent days over the proposed housing of international protection applicants in the town.

The protests, organised by a group known as Dromahair Concerned Citizens, have been held outside the Abbey Manor Hotel in the village.

On Friday, following rumours that a bus with asylum seekers was due to arrive in the village, a series of checkpoints was established on the roads surrounding the town.

It's understood that there were a total of three checkpoints set up in the village, with protestors stopping cars entering the village during the evening.

However, no bus arrived there on Friday, as the Department of Integration continues to assess the hotel for use to house asylum seekers.

Comment: So, it's not just "a tiny fringe of far-right thugs in inner city Dublin" then, is it?

Bad Guys

More sabotage? Huge explosion at tank engine manufacturer in Russia

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The huge explosion at the Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant lit up the night sky late on Sunday
A major explosion and fire has torn through a Russian factory which makes engines for Vladimir Putin's tanks and armoured vehicles.

Dramatic footage shows the moment the Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant, which is in the Ural mountains close to the border with Kazakhstan, goes up in flames.

Locals reported a powerful 'explosion', and footage taken by passersby shows a fireball rising high into the sky as the factory burns.

The precise cause of the inferno is not yet known, although key Russian installations have repeatedly been hit by sabotage or kamikaze drone attacks.

Comment: Whilst, indeed, not every incident that occurs will be sabotage, there have been enough in the last 2 years that even Wikipedia has a page listing what seems to be at least 100 similarly suspect incidents Russian mystery fires (2022-present): Explosion derails train carrying fertilizer near Moscow, sabotage attack by Ukraine suspected (November 2023).

Furthermore, the sheer scale and sophistication involved points to this being more than just the work of the Kiev-junta, and instead it likely involves substantial efforts from actors within the Western establishment.

Notably, there appears to have been an increase in suspicious fires and explosions in the West, too, although it seems unlikely that this is retaliatory action, and instead is likely linked to those same deep state factions pushing the depopulation agenda: Explosion and fire at major food processing & biofuel plant in US (September 2023)

Posted below are some more examples from Twitter of other recent suspect fires and explosions in just the last month.

Yellow Vest

Ireland and the fury of the cancelled

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Cars burn in Dublin November 23rd, 2023 after five people,including three children, were stabbed near a school.
Last night's chaos in Dublin was a morbid symptom of Europe's decaying technocracy.

So they're lunatics. The protesters, rioters and looters who hit the streets of Dublin last night are 'people who are severely mentally ill', which is how my dictionary defines a lunatic. That's according to Garda commissioner Drew Harris. The violent mob that rocked Dublin yesterday in response to the mass stabbing of four people, including three kids, are a 'complete lunatic hooligan faction driven by far-right ideology', Ireland's top cop raged on TV. Stop your Googling, park your analysis, we now know why hundreds descended on central Dublin - because they're madmen and fascists.

It is striking how swiftly this thin explanation for the worst street violence in Dublin in years was embraced as gospel by Ireland's chattering class. The kind of Trinity-educated know-alls who have no doubt had HR training on why words like lunatic are outdated and offensive nodded along as the chief of police damned a mostly poor crowd as lunatics. Dublin's Sally Rooney-reading Gen Z radicals who probably agree with the writers who said the BLM looting in the US was a valiant stab at 'the heart of property, of whiteness and of the police' took to X to wail about the looting on their beloved O'Connell Street. It seems rioting in response to the police killing of an African-American is fine, but rioting in response to a knife attack on three Irish schoolkids is literal derangement.


Palestine is the genocide that we as Jewish people can halt

© Joe Gill/Middle East Eye
Protest in solidarity with Palestinians • Brighton Rail Station, UK
We cannot allow the moral soul of Judaism to perish with our collective silence on Israel's genocidal war on Palestinians in Gaza...

I sit down to write this - a love letter for my treasured Jewish people - as a genocide unfolds on my screen.

This letter pours from my heart to yours. It is a call to action to rise in solidarity with Palestine. I have such deep tenderness for us, our history, and the proud traditions we have preserved through centuries of unspeakable injustice.

Like some of you, I grew up attending synagogue in a progressive American Jewish community. Celebrating and supporting Israel was part of what it meant to be culturally and religiously Jewish. When I first came to understand what was actually happening in the occupied Palestinian territories, I was 18 and enrolled in my first year of college. A Jewish peer told me about the abuse Israel commits in our name.

I'm not proud to admit that the fact she was Jewish is likely the only reason I listened: I was taught by my community that only Jewish people can truly understand how important Israel is for our safety and wellbeing. Looking back, I wish I had believed Palestinians sooner.

Palestinians are the authorities on their own freedom struggle. But the indoctrination and fear instilled in me as a Jewish child was too strong to overcome, until the bubble of Zionism burst.

Comment: Realizations of a Jewish American in today's Israel - a message of betrayal and heart.


Signs and portents: Severe storm destroys Ukraine's largest flag

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Ukraine's largest flag seen torn by the wind.
The 16-meter banner was torn in half by strong winds, officials in Kiev have said

A storm in Kiev has torn Ukraine's largest flag in half, city officials reported on Monday. The national symbol was damaged despite being lowered to half-mast in an attempt to protect it from the strong winds.

Officials in the Ukrainian capital announced on Telegram that the damaged section of the banner, which was the country's largest hanging flag, had already been removed from the mast. They promised a new flag would be raised as soon as the weather permits.

Comment: Some see more than just a storm in this incident:
ukraine flag torn signs and portents
© @ukraine_watch


BBC under fire from Jewish staff - The Times

BBC facility
© Justin Tallis/AFP
The British state broadcaster has barred employees from attending "political" events...

Several Jewish workers at the BBC have slammed the corporation after it prohibited its journalists from joining an upcoming march against antisemitism, the Times has reported, citing producers and other staffers.

Organized by the Campaign Against Antisemitism, the rally is set for Sunday in the UK capital, where thousands are expected to turn out. However, BBC staff "working in news and current affairs" have been denied permission to attend, with higher-ups citing the broadcaster's existing guidelines for events that could be considered political or controversial, according to the Times.

Employees were critical of the decision, with one unnamed worker telling The Times:
"Racism is racism and something we should all abhor - but not when it comes to anti-Jewish racism it seems. If the BBC believes that racism is racism and not acceptable in any shape or form then going on a rally against antisemitism shouldn't be an issue."
While BBC reporters have also been barred from attending pro-Palestine marches, another source described as a "prominent BBC producer" went on to dispute the comparison, arguing:
"Antisemitism is not the same as overtly political support for Palestinians. You can object to Israeli political positions and reactions but fundamentally resurrecting antisemitic tropes and Jew hatred is a completely different matter. You would have thought that antisemitism was pretty straightforward. The world has turned on its head."

Light Sabers

2 ballistic missiles shot at US Navy as it thwarted seizure of Israel-linked cargo ship, 5 assailants captured - UPDATE: Pentagon blames Somali pirates

US destroyer USS Mason
© US Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Blake Midnight/Handout via Reuters
US destroyer USS Mason
The US Central Command (CENTCOM) announced at dawn today that two ballistic missiles were launched from areas controlled by the Houthis in Yemen towards a US naval destroyer in the Gulf of Aden.

CENTCOM posted a statement on X saying: "At approximately 0141 on Nov. 27 Sanaa time, two ballistic missiles were fired from Houthi controlled areas in Yemen toward the general location of the USS MASON (DDG 87) and M/V CENTRAL PARK. The missiles landed in the Gulf of Aden approximately ten nautical miles from the ships."

"There was no damage or reported injuries from either vessel during this incident."

The statement also quoted General Michael Erik Kurilla, USCENTCOM commander saying: "Maritime domain security is essential to regional stability. We will continue to work with allies and partners to ensure the safety and security of international shipping lanes."

Comment: In the past few weeks, of the 3-4 Houthi attacks on Israeli-owned vessels, the US has successfully neutralised 1: US Navy 'monitoring' Houthi's seizure of yet another Israeli-linked vessel

UPDATE: November 27th @ 20:06 GMT

Al Jazeera reports that the Pentagon claims that Somali pirates were to blame:
The United States has said that a group of attackers who tried to seize an Israel-linked cargo ship over the weekend were probably Somali pirates rather than Houthi fighters from nearby Yemen.

Speaking on Monday, Pentagon spokesman Brigadier General Patrick Ryder noted that the US has not ruled out a Houthi connection to the attempted hijacking by five armed men over the weekend.

"We're continuing to assess, but initial indications that these five individuals are Somali," said Ryder.

"Clearly a piracy-related incident," he added.

US Navy forces thwarted the capture of the tanker Central Park over the weekend after it was boarded by armed men, who were captured after the US warship Mason arrived on the scene.

The attempted hijacking comes at a time when Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels have carried out a series of raids on ships in the region, and the US said ballistic missiles were fired from Houthi-controlled territory in the direction of US ships shortly after the attack.

The Houthis have consolidated control over large swathes of northern Yemen and emerged as a growing force in the region after a years long war with the country's government and a coalition of forces from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

While fighting in Yemen has become more subdued over the last year, the Houthis have launched several attacks on Israel amid ongoing fighting between Israel and the Palestinian armed group Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

Fighting became 'more subdued' after the Houthis began bringing the war closer to home by targeting Saudi Arabia with drones.

Missile and drone attacks launched towards Israel have largely failed, but the group has seized commercial ships in the Red Sea that they say have connections to Israel.

Following one such seizure earlier this month, the US said that it was considering redesignating the Houthis as a "terrorist" organisation.

The Pentagon has said that the ballistic missiles fired over the weekend were launched in the general direction of the US ships, but that they fell into the ocean about 19km (10 nautical miles) away from the vessels and did not result in any injuries.

Yemen's government in Aden placed blame on the Houthis for the attack, but the group did not acknowledge either the missile launch or the attempted vessel seizure.

The Central Park is managed by Zodiac Maritime Ltd, a London-headquartered international ship management firm, owned by Israel's Ofer family.

Bizarro Earth

3 Palestinian students shot on university campus in Vermont, US

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Three Palestinian students aged 20 shot in Vermont, US: What to know

Three young Palestinian men have been shot near a university campus in Vermont in the US weeks after a six-year-old Palestinian-American boy was stabbed to death, raising alarms against rising Islamophobia in the country.

Critics say the media coverage and the political discourse in the US have caused anti-Arab and anti-Islam sentiment to rise amid Israel's war on Gaza which has killed nearly 15,000 Palestinians.

Comment: See also: France: Protests & riots erupt after murder at village party by gang of youths, locals report 'anti-white' slurs during knife attack


More than 2,500 NYPD officers have left the department in 2023

© NYPD/facebook
The exodus combined with recruiting struggles comes as embattled New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced city-wide budget cuts, including a $132 million cut to the NYPD budget.

More cops are leaving the New York City Police Department (NYPD) in 2023, with 2,516 cops having quit the force in 2023 alone, an increase of 43% from the number that left in 2018. The number of cops who are choosing to leave before their 20-year mark - when they would be guaranteed their full pension that can be as high as 50% of their salary - has also increased.

The cops complain that they are overworked and underpaid, and many are leaving for other cities that provide better benefits and a better work-life balance. One recruiter who entices NYPD cops to leave for police forces in Florida told US media that he is busier than he has ever been. "The cops who left can't believe they ever worked there," he said.

The police union says they are working "inhumane" overtime hours, which it blames on recruiting shortages. The union has suggested more flexible hours, allowing officers to work longer shifts but fewer days.

Officers have also complained about anti-cop sentiment that has risen over the years, particularly after Minnesota cop Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd in 2020, which, along with several other high-profile instances of unarmed black people being killed or murdered by police that year led to nationwide protests.

A planned budget cut to the police force, which has not yet gone into effect, is also being blamed.

Comment: Hardly a surprise! NYC is one of the leading cities in trouble as pressure mounts and structure breaks down. Thousands of migrants invading the city without accountability or resources augment the unfolding disaster. With an absentee administration like Biden's, recourse and solutions are literally an ocean away.

Car Black

The green scam: How electric vehicles harm the environment that they're supposed to save

EV car
© Indranil Aditya/NurPhoto/Getty Images
Man walks past an EV car • Mumbai, India
In 2032, India will need a billion tonnes of coal, partly to charge EVs in urban areas via power generated by thermal plants...

Five Indian cities, including the capital, New Delhi, consistently rank in the world's top ten worst air-polluted cities. Vehicular emissions are significant contributors; Delhi alone has around four million cars - no wonder the government of India is promoting electric vehicles (EVs) on a large scale. While India's target is a 30% market share of EVs by 2030, the share is currently only 1.1%. Moreover, concerns exist about whether EVs are a green option if pollution is transferred from the cities to the countryside.

Around 27.4 million EVs were running on Indian roads as of July 2023, according to the 'Vahan4' portal of the Ministry of Road, Transport, and Highways. To achieve its goal of net zero by 2070 to cut down greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, India is expanding its EV market. The hope in New Delhi, for example, is that a rise in the number of green-number plate vehicles will herald a day when its air will become breathable again.

However, India's EVs depend on just the 8,738 Public Charging Stations (PCS) that are operational as of June 2023, as per the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Ministry of Power data. The number of PCS needs to increase to a minimum of 1.32 million, states the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on 'Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles,' to support the 30% market share target.

But will EVs really be emission-free?

For an EV to achieve maximum environmental benefit, the electricity used for charging must be generated from green or renewable sources.

Comment: Complexity and shear numbers are the hard reality, given the lengthy time frames and upgrades required to turn mega-populated India into a non-carbon showstopper. There is no proof these theories leading the charge to reform have relevance or benefit. Instead they expose mechanical shortfalls that increase and complicate, not lessen, ongoing problems in a densely-populated, high-consumer country.