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Gaza's oldest mosque reduced to rubble

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The courtyard of the Great Omari Mosque in Gaza City
Hamas has condemned the alleged Israeli attack, calling it a "barbaric crime"...

Gaza's ancient Omari Mosque has been bombed by Israeli warplanes, with the landmark being almost totally destroyed, the Palestinian militant group Hamas claimed on Friday.

Images being shared on social media and identified by RT reporters in Gaza as being of the Omari Mosque showed massive damage to the building, with only its ancient stone minaret standing. The Great Omari Mosque is considered one of the most important and oldest mosques in Palestine and the first one to be constructed in the enclave.

Hamas reacted to the incident by calling it a "heinous, barbaric crime" as cited by Reuters, and urged the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to protect historic buildings in Gaza.

Israeli warplanes bombed a while ago the Grand Omari Mosque, Gaza's largest and oldest mosque.

Comment: Bomb the heritage; kill the soul.

Light Saber

Elon Musk reinstates the X account of Alex Jones - 'the people have spoken'

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Elon Musk, left, and Alex Jones.
Elon Musk has restored the account of Alex Jones after holding a public vote - despite conspiracy theorist repeatedly calling the Sandy Hook school shooting a hoax.

Numerous Twitter accounts linked to Alex Jones were permanently suspended from the platform in 2018, and he has not tweeted since.

Its billionaire owner insisted in November last year that he would not let the conspiracist back on Twitter, since renamed X, citing his reaction to the death of his own child.

Comment: The fact that Tucker Carlson was willing to interview Jones with no hidden agenda, and allow him to make his case may have had a lot to do with the poll's outcome. He was able to expand on the Sandy Hook controversy and the personal financial fallout he suffered, and his willingness to be a target in order to bring forward ideas that he feels are important to the world. Jones even gets a bit cosmic along the way.

Turns out free speech actually matters to most people.


'Rare strain' of salmonella in contaminated melon kills 5 in Canada

At least five people in Canada have died in a salmonella outbreak linked to contaminated cantaloupe that scientists have traced to a rare strain of bacteria.

Federal health and food officials say Malichita and Rudy brand cantaloupes have been identified as the likely source of the outbreak in Canada. Other potentially contaminated brands have been sold in the U.S.

As of Thursday, at least 129 have been sickened in Canada with SalmonellaSoahanina, Sundsvall and Oranienburg illness on top of 230 people in the U.S., which has reported three deaths. The true number of sick people is likely much higher since many recover without seeking medical care.

Both the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) say they're concerned about the extent of hospitalizations. Authorities in both countries are trying to prevent anyone else from eating contaminated fruit, such as diced products from the freezer.

Comment: The corruption of the food supply becomes increasingly common in societies that are in the process of collapse, and the number of examples we're seeing across the West is increasing. And, as food costs rise and food shortages bite, it's likely that the situation will only get worse:

Bizarro Earth

TWO abusive couples in Michigan arrested for conspiring to adopt dozens of children, earned $1million from fostering

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Two Michigan couples have been charged in a scheme to adopt nearly 30 children whom they used to acquire state funding while covering up patterns of mental and physical abuse against them.
Two Michigan couples have been charged in a scheme to adopt nearly 30 children whom they used to acquire more than $1million in state funding, while covering up patterns of mental and physical abuse against them.

Joel Brown, 54, and Tammy Brown, 53, and Jerry Flore, 58, and Tamal Flore, 56, were indicted on 36 child abuse charges Tuesday.

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel brought the charges after they found evidence that they abused eight of the adopted children who have been in their care dating back to 2007.

The Flores face the most charges, with Tamal indicted on 17 and Jerry on 11, including first-degree child abuse counts that could see them imprisoned for life.

Comment: See also: Foster mother from Ukraine rented out refugee orphans to pedophiles from her home in Poland, tortured & sexually abused children herself

Eye 2

Israel has killed 10,000 infants & children in Gaza genocide, total of 23,012 Palestinians dead - Euro-Med Monitor

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Civilian proportion of deaths is higher than that in all world conflicts in 20th century, Haaretz newspaper says
Israel has killed more than 10,000 infants and children since the start of its attack on the Gaza Strip on 7 October, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor reported in a statement issued Saturday.

Euro-Med Monitor said that 23,012 Palestinians have been killed so far in the intense Israeli air and artillery attacks on the Gaza Strip, including 9,077 children. As hundreds of additional children remain trapped under the rubble of destroyed buildings with little chance of survival, the total number of child deaths is likely to exceed 10,000.

Comment: Israeli officials are attributing their 'success' to an artificial intelligence program: 'A mass assassination factory': How Israel is using AI in its calculated genocide in Gaza

Eye 1

Ukrainians refusing to fight for 'corrupt government' - WaPo

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Ukrainian national guard servicemen check for unexploded devices during an operation inKharkov region, Ukraine, September 19, 2022
Draft-age Ukrainians are unwilling to fight for President Vladimir Zelensky's "corrupt government" and avoid conscription through bribery, forgery and perilous attempts to flee to neighboring countries, the Washington Post reported on Friday.

Within days of Russian troops entering Ukraine, Zelensky ordered the country's borders sealed for men aged 18-60, stationing extra guards along the frontiers to stop potential soldiers from leaving. Now, with Zelensky's former aide claiming last week that Ukraine has lost as many as 300,000 soldiers, fresh men are in short supply.

"Honestly, we need more soldiers. The professional military personnel are running out," an assault team leader with Ukraine's 68th Brigade told the American newspaper.

Kiev has repeatedly expanded its conscription efforts, taking in older men and those previously deemed unfit to fight, while reports suggest that teenagers could soon be pressed into service. Ukrainian authorities have already dropped a rule exempting men under 28 with no previous military experience from the draft, yet several civilians in this category told the Washington Post that they have no intention of showing up.


Journalist unloads on adults for trying to 'silence' girl who was forced to sleep next to trans student: 'Insanity'

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The family from Littleton are now demanding the school (pictured) tell parents in advance the gender of people their children will be expected to share a bed with
Daily Caller reporter Mary Rooke slammed Colorado adults for allegedly silencing an 11-year-old girl who was forced to sleep in the same bed as a biological boy identifying as transgender.

Rooke appeared on "Carl Higbie Frontline" to discuss ongoing cultural topics within politics. Newsmax host Lidia Curanaj questioned Rooke on her thoughts on a recent story where Colorado parents of an 11-year-old girl claimed that their daughter was forced to share a bed with a biological boy, even after expressing that she was uncomfortable.

Rooke responded by calling out the normal response for parents "within their right mind in America," emphasizing that "all hell would break loose" if she had been in the same position.

"You know this hits home for me because I have a 12-year-old daughter and if she ever went on an overnight trip and I found out that a biological boy slept with her, in her room or she was going to be forced to — all hell would break loose," Rooke stated.

Comment: From the Daily Mail:
The ADF claims that the other girls in the room were not informed about the biological male in their room, and were ordered to keep quiet about it when they found out.

Jeffco policy on transgender room accommodations states that, when it comes to sleeping arrangements, the needs of a transgender student will be assessed on a 'case-by-case basis with the goals of maximizing the student's social integration, providing equal opportunity and minimizing stigmatization of the student'.

'In most cases, students who are transgender should be assigned to share overnight accommodations with other students that share the student's gender identity consistently asserted at school,' it adds

'Any alternative arrangement should be provided in a way that allows the student's transgender status to be kept confidential.'

No Entry

DOD blocks US Navy med officer's computer access after exposing surge in heart issues among pilots following COVID-19 vaccination

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Lt. Ted Macie holds DOD 'order to block'
Lieutenant Ted Macie, an active-duty officer in the Navy Medical Service Corps and whistleblower, has been barred from accessing his work computer by the Department of Defense (DOD).

This action comes after The Gateway Pundit wrote about Lt. Macie's exposé on the significant increase in heart-related issues among military pilots post-COVID-19 vaccination.

Lt. Macie, who also holds roles as a Navy Health Administrator and Medical Recruiter, brought attention to these concerns through a video, echoing the initial alarms raised by his wife, Mara Macie, a candidate for Florida's 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House against RINO John Rutherford.

Comment: See also:

Arrow Down

House passes bill hitting back against Biden's EV agenda

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Wheeler Dealer Joe Biden
The House passed a bill Wednesday that would neutralize one of the key policies underlying the Biden administration's electric vehicle (EV) push.

The Choice in Automobile Retail Sales (CARS) Act passed by a bipartisan vote in the legislature's lower chamber, and it will now head to the Senate. The bill would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from imposing new vehicle emissions rules that either mandate the use of a specific technology or reduce the availability of new cars based on the type of engine.

The bill passed by a 221-197 vote, with five House Democrats voting in favor alongside the Republicans. The bill is specifically designed to disallow the new tailpipe emissions standards that the EPA proposed in April; if finalized, that proposal would effectively require two-thirds of all new car sales in the U.S. to be EVs after 2032.

Bad Guys

Martin Luther King Jr. home arson suspect named, caught on camera

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Laneisha Shantrice Henderson was arrested for attempted arson of Martin Luther King's childhood home, a national heritage site.
Laneisha Shantrice Henderson was allegedly seen dousing the front porch and windows of the historic home with gasoline

A Florida woman who was captured on video casually dousing Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth home in Atlanta with gasoline before allegedly attempting to set it on fire has been identified and charged.

Laneisha Shantrice Henderson, 26, has been charged with attempted arson and interfering with government property after she was seen on camera pouring the flammable liquid out of a large red fuel container and onto the porch of the historic wooden property at around 5:45 p.m. Thursday.

The footage also shows the woman — who was dressed in all-black clothing — dousing plants and emptying the liquid against the windows of the Auburn Avenue house, which is located just blocks from the King Center, King National Historical Park and the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church.