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First Russian region mandates vaccine passes for flights

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A Far East Russian region has become the first in the country to introduce vaccine passports for internal flights Wednesday as federal lawmakers race to mandate health passes for public transport and other areas amid a record-breaking wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Starting Dec. 1, the Khabarovsk region 8,000 kilometers east of Moscow will require digital Covid passes for intra-regional flights as well as train rides.

The region's Covid task force said Wednesday it has decided on the radical measures "without waiting for federal orders" as it battles a dramatic surge in weekly infections.

The scannable barcode passes known as QR codes show its holders' vaccination status or recent recovery from a confirmed Covid-19 infection.

"Questions related to the inconvenience of passengers do not correlate in any way with the number of deaths we're getting," the state-run RIA Novosti news agency quoted Yevgeny Nikonov, the region's deputy chairman on social issues, as saying.

Russia's lower house of parliament, the State Duma, has said it plans to approve the government's bill mandating QR codes for public transport and restaurants this year.

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The FBI seems to think 'vocal parents' are the new 'domestic terrorists'

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FBI agent stands guard wearing an official jacket.
A whistleblower has revealed the FBI has been targeting parents critical of the curriculum in schools. This shocking overreach of power by authorities threatens the freedom of all Americans.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has gone on some wild goose chases in its time - from pursuing imaginary communists in Hollywood under the McCarthy era, to searching for proof that the Kremlin put Donald Trump in the White House. None of these flights of fancy, however, have been crazier than agents tracking suburban moms and dads, all for the 'crime' of being increasingly vocal at school board meetings across the country.

Yes, you read that correctly. The G-men have been activated to track parents who've had the audacity to exercise their First Amendment right to free speech ever since public schools started looking more like indoctrination camps than educational facilities. Not long ago, parents could rest at ease knowing their children were receiving a wholesome education by instructors who checked their political beliefs at the door of the schoolhouse. Those days have taken a long recess.

Comment: From the state's perspective, your children don't 'belong' to you but to the state and you therefore have no say in what they're taught indoctrinated with in school. If you resist, you will be monitored, censured and put on government watch lists. Land of the Free, indeed.

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Magic Wand

Harry Potter reunion: Spell cast to keep JK Rowling & her alleged transphobia away from festivities

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"Harry Potter" | (inset) JK Rowling.
HBO Max will air Harry Potter's 20th anniversary reunion special, but creator JK Rowling is apparently persona non grata because she dared to speak the truth about the trans movement.

Twenty years ago, the magic of Harry Potter jumped from the page to the screen as 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone', the first movie in the Harry Potter franchise, premiered in cineplexes across the globe.

Now, after a total of eight films based on books that sold more than 500 million copies, which raked in more than seven billion galleons at the box office, Warner Brothers is celebrating the Harry Potter film franchise with a TV reunion set to air on HBO Max on January 1, 2022.

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Pakistan parliament passes law that will see repeat rapists chemically castrated

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Rapists convicted of repeat offences will face chemical castration in Pakistan after the parliament (pictured) passed a new anti-rape law following a spate of attacks on women and children in the country
Rapists convicted of repeat offences face chemical castration in Pakistan after a new law was passed following a spate of attacks on women and children across the country.

The new legislation will also allow for quicker convictions through the establishment of special courts which will fast track sexual assault cases.

Chemical castration involves using medication to reduce testosterone and has been used for paedophiles in Indonesia since 2016 and child rapists in Poland since 2006.

The move follows a public outcry over the increase in rapes against women and children in Pakistan and the ineffective investigation and prosecution of those sexual violence cases.

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'Best practices': How activist teachers are recruiting your child into the gender identity agenda

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Indoctrinating the young
Leaked documents and audio from the California Teachers Association Conference reveal efforts to subvert parents on gender identity and sexual orientation

Incensed parents now make news almost daily, objecting to radical material taught in their children's public schools. But little insight has been provided into the mindset and tactics of activist teachers themselves. That may now be changing, thanks to leaked audio from a meeting of California's largest teacher's union.

Last month, the California Teachers Association (CTA) held a conference advising teachers on best practices for subverting parents, conservative communities and school principals on issues of gender identity and sexual orientation. Speakers went so far as to tout their surveillance of students' Google searches, internet activity, and hallway conversations in order to target sixth graders for personal invitations to LGBTQ clubs, while actively concealing these clubs' membership rolls from participants' parents.


The Rittenhouse case has big implications for Americans and proves the establishment wants to bring back "Star Chamber" tyranny

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One of the most interesting stories from the early days leading up to the American Revolution involves the events surrounding the Boston Massacre. On March 5th, 1770 the Stamp Act had just been repealed but British Soldiers were ever present in Boston as a show of force against the "rowdy" colonists. The British government, in order to save face, implemented the Townshend Acts instead as a means to continue taxing the colonies (without representation, of course). Anger was growing in the streets.

The presence of the Red Coats in the city added to the public fury and protests were sparked. One such protest was raging in front of the Custom House on King Street over a disagreement between wig maker Henry Knox and a soldier. The argument grew into what was later described as a riot. Allegedly, the crowd became violent and started throwing objects at the soldiers. One of the soldiers let off a shot and then someone yelled "Fire!", causing all the Red Coats to shoot into the crowd killing five of them and injuring others.

The colonial justice system could have chosen to use their position to railroad the soldiers in question and make an ideological example out of them. Instead, in the first trial of Captain John Preston, ample legal representation was given (the lawyer was John Adams, who would later become the 2nd President of the US), along with a fair trial. Adams' position that the soldiers believed they were under imminent danger of bodily harm convinced the jury and a not-guilty verdict was given for the majority of the soldiers, with manslaughter charges for two of them.


Iraqi migrants to leave Belarus after failing to reach EU

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Migrants stand in front of Belarusian servicemen as they gather in a camp near the Belarusian-Polish border in the Grodno region on November 14, 2021
Several hundred Iraqis stuck on the frontier between Belarus and Poland have opted to fly back home after almost two weeks of living in a no man's land between the two countries and failing to gain entry to the EU.

The flight, scheduled for Thursday by Iraqi diplomats, will see around 300 migrants return to Iraq, after giving up waiting for their asylum claims to be accepted. The option to "voluntarily" return was announced by Iraqi foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed al-Sahaf on Sunday, who noted that 571 citizens had expressed willingness to be repatriated.

Comment: The pawns in the Great Game always suffer the most. Except that Russia is not party to this game. So who, precisely, is orchestrating it? Perhaps, 'open borders' advocate Soros? He's been a staunch supporter of unrestricted migration for decades. At least Hungary's Orban saw right through him, and has been able to keep his country safe.

Yellow Vest

Greece's restaurant sector protests Covid measures with country-wide shutdown

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Athens, Greece: Restaurants in shut their doors in protest over restrictive covid measures
Cafes, restaurants and bars have declared a strike on Tuesday in protest at measures aimed at curbing rising coronavirus infections.

Representatives of the country's restaurateurs will also be meeting with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Athens to deliver a petition calling for the measures to be lifted.

Catering professionals say that business has dropped and jobs are at risk since restrictions were introduced earlier this month demanding that customers without a Covid vaccination or recovery certificate show a negative rapid or PCR test to be served. This also applies to hair salons and retail stores, with the exception of pharmacies, supermarkets and other food stores, while new restrictions have also been introduced on the number of customers per square meter.

The sector has also taken umbrage with the fact that similar restrictions have not been imposed for churches, sports stadiums and public transportation.

Control Panel

Atlanta set to begin the south's biggest guaranteed income experiments

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Progressives have talked about the concept of universal basic income (UBI) for years. The idea behind UBI is that the government would provide, in some way or another, a certain amount of money to everyone as a sort of minimum living standard.

Tied to the UBI concept is the notion of guaranteed income. Guaranteed income is a little different in that not everybody gets the same amount of money every time. Examples of this include Alaska's payments to residents from the state's oil investment fund and the casino revenue payments that some Native Americans receive. A guaranteed income can be public or private. (Save your "it's called a job" jokes for the comments).

Atlanta is set to begin two guaranteed income experiments, and at least one of the two projects is will be the largest such experiment in the South.

The first initiative is the pet project of City Council member Amir Farokhi, who will oversee payments of $800 to up to 300 black single mothers in Atlanta's Old Fourth Ward, an area of the city that includes both the South's largest concentration of Section 8 housing and tony new mixed-use developments.


MSNBC banned from Rittenhouse trial courtroom after producer caught following jury bus

Comment: ...in an attempt to unmask jurors, most likely. Typical mainstream media.

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Judge Bruce Schroeder banned MSNBC for attempting to follow the jury bus during the Rittenhouse trial.
As the jury deliberated in the Kyle Rittenhouse case on Thursday, Judge Bruce Schroeder announced that individuals had followed the jury bus, following at a distance of "about a block." This individual claimed that he worked for MSNBC, and was instructed to follow the jury bus by the outlet.

As such, Schroeder banned MSNBC from the courtroom. The individual who followed the bus identified himself to police as James J. Morrison, and that individual reportedly said that he was following the jury bus at the instruction of Irene Byon, who is a booking producer with NBC in New York.

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Police in Kenosha said Morrison was "trying to photograph jurors" and was charged with several traffic violations, police said.

Earlier this week, the defense team for Rittenhouse submitted a request for a mistrial.

The defense had motioned for a mistrial with prejudice alleging that the prosecution withheld drone footage from the night Rittenhouse killed two men and injured another in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

According to The New York Times, defense lawyer Corey Chirafisi made a separate request for a mistrial.

"We didn't have the quality of evidence that the state had until the case had been closed," he told Judge Bruce Schroeder.

The Times reported the defense is now "asking for a mistrial 'without prejudice' — meaning that prosecutors could refile charges — arguing that they did not have access to a high-quality video that most fully captures the first of the three shootings."

According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the defense originally received a lower quality version of the drone footage and says they were not given the high-definition version until Saturday.

Assistant District Attorney Thomas Binger has been repeatedly scolded by Kenosha County Judge Bruce Schroeder for his behavior, comments, and numerous attempts to use shady evidence against Rittenhouse.

The prosecutors have sworn up down and sideways they had no expertise in video manipulation which at the heart of the motion for mistrial, throwing everyone under the bus, including each other and yet, eagle-eyed live stream viewers participating in Rekeita Law's excellent session caught this:

"Not conclusive, but definititely 'sus'."