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JK Rowling blasts Trans Activists after death threat: 'This movement poses no risk to Women whatsoever'

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On Sunday, famed "Harry Potter" author JK Rowling, who has endured vitriol and abuse from transgender activists, fired back at someone who sent her a death threat over Twitter, wishing her to receive a pipe bomb in her mailbox. Rowling blasted, "To be fair, when you can't get a woman sacked, arrested or dropped by her publisher, and cancelling her only made her book sales go up, there's really only one place to go."

The exchange had been triggered when Rowling replied to a critic who quoted her saying, "I've ignored porn tweeted at children." Rowling fired back, "Juan, I'll give you a moment to think hard about leaving that up. I reported every bit of porn so-called trans allies tweeted into Twitter threads where children were sending me artwork for the Ickabog. I didn't respond or retweet it because I didn't want more kids to see it."

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South African ex-president Jacob Zuma's corruption trial resumes online

  • Zuma, 79, faces 16 charges of fraud, corruption and racketeering
  • The ex-leader has retained a fervent support base within the ruling African National Congress party and among the general public
Jacob Zuma
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South African ex-president Jacob Zuma’s supporters portray him as a defender of the poor.
Jacob Zuma returned to court on Monday for the resumption of a long-running corruption trial, testifying from jail as proceedings unfolded online in a bid to avert more of the deadly unrest that swept South Africa after the former president was sentenced in a separate case.

Security forces threw a cordon around the High Court in the southeastern city of Pietermaritzburg, capital of Zuma's home region of KwaZulu-Natal, where loyalists have previously gathered in rowdy shows of support.

The measures were later eased to allow street access after the area was deserted.


Protesters brutally beaten and arrested by police on UK "Freedom Day"

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Doesn't look much like freedom.

People in London protesting the fact that so called "freedom day" is anything but that, were met with even harsher police responses than during lockdown Monday, with chaotic footage emerging of beatings and arrests.

The action predominantly took place in Parliament Square, with protesters chanting "arrest Boris Johnson" and "shame on police."

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Fauci: Smallpox, polio would still be in U.S. if "false information" spread like it has with COVID

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Anthony Fauci said on Saturday that he thinks smallpox and polio would still be spreading in the U.S. if today's "false information" were present then.

"If you look at the extraordinary historic success in eradicating smallpox and eliminating polio from most of the world, and we're on the brink of eradicating polio, if we had the pushback for vaccines the way we're seeing on certain media, I don't think it would have been possible at all to not only eradicate smallpox; we probably would still have smallpox, and we probably would still have polio in this country," Fauci, President Biden's chief medical adviser, said in response to a question from "CNN Newsroom" host Jim Acosta.

"If we had the kind of false information that's being spread now, if we had that back decades ago, I would be certain that we'd still have polio in this country," he added.

Comment: If there had been social media when the first polio vaccines were given, the public would've had the opportunity to avoid the horrific maiming of thousands of children otherwise known as the Cutter Incident:
The Cutter vaccine had been used in vaccinating 200,000 children in the western and midwestern United States.[76] Later investigations showed that the Cutter vaccine had caused 40,000 cases of polio, killing 10.[76] In response the Surgeon General pulled all polio vaccines made by Cutter Laboratories from the market, but not before 250 cases of paralytic illness had occurred. Wyeth polio vaccine was also reported to have paralyzed and killed several children. It was soon discovered that some lots of Salk polio vaccine made by Cutter and Wyeth had not been properly inactivated, allowing live poliovirus into more than 100,000 doses of vaccine.
Global Research reports:
This scenario of fast tracking unsafe and poorly researched vaccines was certainly the case for one of the first polio vaccines in 1955. In fact the polio vaccine received FDA approval and licensure after two hours of review - the fastest approved drug in the FDA's history. Known as the Cutter Incident, because the vaccine was manufactured by Cutter Laboratories, within days of vaccination, 40,000 children were left with polio, 200 with severe paralysis and ten deaths. Shortly thereafter the vaccine was quickly withdrawn from circulation and abandoned.

The CDC's website still promulgates a blatant untruth that the Salk vaccine was a modern medical success. To the contrary, officials at the National Institutes of Health were convinced that the vaccine was contributing to a rise in polio and paralysis cases in the 1950s. In 1957 Edward McBean documented in his book The Poisoned Needle that government officials stated the vaccine was "worthless as a preventive and dangerous to take." Some states such as Idaho where several people died after receiving the Salk vaccine, wanted to hold the vaccine makers legally liable. Dr. Salk himself testified in 1976 that his live virus vaccine, which continued to be distributed in the US until 2000, was the "principal if not sole cause" of all polio cases in the US since 1961. However, after much lobbying and political leveraging, private industry seduced the US Public Health Service to proclaim the vaccine safe.[2] Although this occurred in the 1950s, this same private industry game plan to coerce and buy off government health agencies has become epidemic with practically every vaccine brought to market during the past 50 years.
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Israeli forces raid Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, allowing Jewish settlers to pray at site

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Israeli forces attack Palestinian worshipers at the Al-Aqsa compound on August 11, 2019, the first day of Eid al-Adha
In the early morning hours of Sunday, Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, the third holiest site in Islam, and fired tear gas and rubber bullets at worshipers, and violently detained a number of Palestinians, including women, at the compound.

Tensions rose in Jerusalem over the weekend as Israeli settlers, under the protection of armed Israeli forces, raided the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound just a few days before the Eid al-Adha holidays.

In the early morning hours of Sunday, Israeli forces stormed the compound, which is the third holiest site in Islam, as Palestinian worshipers were performing predawn fajjr prayers.

Comment: Even Israel's own human rights groups admit that it is committing the crime of apartheid:


Alarming number of Americans think vaccines contain microchips to control people

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"The reality is that misinformation is still spreading like wildfire in our country aided and abetted by technology platforms," the surgeon general said Sunday.

One-fifth of polled adults believe it is "definitely true" or "probably true" that COVID-19 vaccinations contain government-issued microchips, according to a new survey.

The survey, conducted by The Economist/YouGov and published this week, asked 1,500 Americans ages 18 and over if "the U.S. government is using the COVID-19 vaccine to microchip the population." Five percent of respondents said the statement was "definitely true," while 15 percent said the statement was "probably true."

Comment: The idea that there are actual microchips in the vaccines may be a little out there, but it seems highly likely that there is something fishy going on with the mRNA shots (magnet challenge anyone?).

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Covidiot or Covid-idiot? Which one are you?

Covidiot or Covid-idiot
Apparently a "covidiot," according to the online Health website Health.com, can be defined using a number of dictionary and urban dictionary definitions. Written in July 2020, they offered:

Macmillan Dictionary - "An insulting term for someone who ignores health advice about Covid-19, hoards food unnecessarily, etc."

Urban Dictionary - "Someone who ignores the warnings regarding public health or safety. A person who hoards goods, denying them from their neighbors."

They could have added the Cambridge Dictionary definition: "Someone who behaves in a stupid way that risks spreading the infectious disease Covid-19."

The Health website largely agrees with these definitions. However they embellish them somewhat and add:
"Basically, a covidiot doesn't take COVID-19 and the risks of the virus seriously, despite what government officials and the global health community say. At the same time, they may also engage in selfish behavior that doesn't look out for the greater good when it comes to slowing down and stopping the spread of the coronavirus."
They say that the term has been thrown around a lot. Indeed so, it has been liberally seeded online with the appropriate hashtags and memes doing the global, viral rounds. It is a new word, recently invented to describe people in disparaging terms. Beyond the offered dictionary definitions, Health explore some of the principles underpinning "covidiot."

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Ben Shapiro strikes back at NPR hit piece on Daily Wire's 'conservative agenda'

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Ben Shapiro
Fast-talking conservative pundit Ben Shapiro has risen to the top of the Facebook news heap despite the platform's supposedly stringent controls on "disinformation," NPR declared on Monday, pearls clutched firmly in fists.

National Public Radio admitted that Shapiro's site, the Daily Wire, doesn't "normally include falsehoods," and is even (according to its own Standards & Policies page) "committed to truthful, accurate, and ethical reporting" - but that's not the point, they sniffed.

Shapiro seemed bemused to discover that the latest excuse for seemingly trying to take him offline was not "fake news," or "climate change denial," or any of the other usual suspects - but instead being "overtly conservative."

Comment: From Russiagate and Orange Man Bad, to global warming, to BLM, to the Covid farce, NPR has been in the forefront of pushing every globalist talking point cherished by its masters on the American people. One need only look at NPR's funders to understand their frustration at other voices gaining traction:


Retired Aussie army officer BURNS service medal in protest over govt abandoning Afghan interpreters to face 'slaughter' by Taliban

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A former Australian army officer has set fire to his campaign medal after accusing the government of failing to provide refuge to Afghan civilian contractors as part of Canberra's withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Stuart McCarthy, whose 28-year military career included two tours of Afghanistan, announced on Monday that he would burn Australia's "badge of shame" and then present the ashes to his representative in parliament.

"The Morrison government's conscious decision to leave hundreds of our former Afghan civilian interpreters, other loyal allies, and their family members behind to be slaughtered by the Taliban - the same terrorist organisation we were sent to fight for two decades - now renders this medal a badge of shame," he wrote in a statement explaining his decision.

He later published a video on Twitter showing the ribbon covered in flames.


The overlooked factors in police abuse cases

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Protesters in New York in December, 2014, after a grand jury elected not to indict officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner
Seven years ago this past weekend, on July 17, 2014, a Staten Island man named Eric Garner was killed by police in a gruesome scene that went viral and helped launch the Black Lives Matter movement. Press reports usually say Garner was stopped on suspicion of selling cigarettes by plainclothes officers who then choked him to death, but the story I wrote about in I Can't Breathe was both stupider and more tragic than that. Garner's death was a confluence of a hundred terrible developments, but above all a grotesque governance failure. It was a classic example of how even the most harmless-sounding ideas can, in the hands of the wrong people, become deadly policy.

Garner's death was accelerated by policing strategies based on the "Broken Windows" theory. Often attributed to famed Stanford researcher Philip Zimbardo, the theory's origins really go back to 1963, when criminologist George Kelling took a job running a home for troubled youth in Lino Lakes, Minnesota. Before Kelling's arrival, Freud-inspired clinicians at the 64-bed facility stressed observing rather than correcting the emotionally disturbed minors in their care. If a resident broke a light bulb, for instance, they would leave broken glass on the floor and just keep taking notes.

Comment: One might wonder if the steady uptick in police brutality cases is due to the emulation of Israel' brutal tactics employed against Palestinians. Departments around the country have been sending their officers to train with Israeli police for years.