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Italian police uncover fake 'green passes' network

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A nurse who 'simulated' the inoculation has been arrested and a total of 50 people are being interrogated
Police in Italy have arrested a nurse on suspicion of "simulating" administering a Covid-19 inoculation as part of an illegal network to provide anti-vaccine bribers with sought-after 'green passes.'

According to a statement from the Ancona police, a major investigation, covering several provinces in central Italy, helped to "discover a corruptive system that allowed those who did not want to get vaccinated to obtain the certificates anyway."

Out of 50 people who "now have to answer for the crimes of corruption, wrong ideology and embezzlement," a nurse in charge of Covid-19 jabs at a vaccination center in Ancona has been jailed, while four suspected "mediators" have been placed under house arrest. The other 45 have been ordered to remain in their municipalities and to report daily to the police. Searches by law enforcement officers carried out as part of the investigation also uncovered some €18,000 ($20,460) of suspected illicit profits.

Comment: It's now widely acknowledged that vaccination does not prevent infection nor transmission, and so it begs the question: just why are the government, using their security apparatus - that is ostensibly there to protect citizens - hellbent on coercing as many people as possible into suffering the experimental injections? RNA Vaccines, Obedience and Eugenics

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Handcuffs

Kazakhstan detains almost 10,000 following failed violent coup attempt

Kazakhstan
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Demonstrators clash with law enforcement officers during a protest triggered by fuel price increase in Aktobe, Kazakhstan January 5, 2022, in this still image taken from a video. Video taken January 5, 2022.
Security forces in Kazakhstan have detained 9,900 people regarding last week's unrest, the interior ministry of the central Asian nation said on Tuesday.

The news comes as President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who called the violence a coup attempt, is set to nominate a new prime minister in an address to parliament later in the day.

The oil-rich former Soviet republic says government buildings were attacked in several major cities after initially peaceful protests against hikes in the price of car fuel turned violent.

Comment: Following President Tokayev's speech exposing the coup attempt, that involved foreign forces as well as internal elements, a 'wave of suicides' was reported to have swept through Kazakhstan's officials.

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Eye 1

Education Secretary Cardona solicited NSBA letter comparing protesting parents to domestic terrorists: email

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona
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The controversial NSBA letter followed a "request" from Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, according to emails reviewed by Fox News Digital.
NSBA official said controversial letter followed 'a request by Secretary Cardona'.

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona solicited the much-criticized letter from the National School Boards Association that compared protesting parents to domestic terrorists, according to an email exchange reviewed by Fox News.

The email exchange indicates Cardona was more involved with the letter's creation than previously known.

President Biden's Department of Justice relied on the NSBA letter, which suggested using the Patriot Act against parents, in creating its own memo directing the FBI to mobilize in support of local education officials.

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Handcuffs

German police pepper-spraying 'violent hooligans' at anti-lockdown march

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Authorities say officers used the irritant after being pelted with cobblestones and bottles.

Protests broke out across the German state of Saxony on Monday night, with three officers in the city of Bautzen sustaining injuries after the anti-lockdown demonstrators bombarded police with cobblestones and bottles.

The violence in Bautzen escalated when law enforcement attempted to break up a march, with approximately 600 protesters taking to the city streets to vent their anger at Covid restriction measures.

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Dollar

Tax the unvaxxed! Quebec wants to tax people unvaccinated against COVID-19

François Legault

Quebec Premier François Legault
Quebec's plan to impose a tax on adults who choose to remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 is already being called "constitutionally vulnerable" by critics — but experts say the province is well within its rights, and challenges are likely to fail.

Details about the proposed tax are slim, but Premier Francois Legault said Tuesday the penalty would be "significant." Those with a medical exemption would be exempt from the tax.

Legal experts say provinces have a constitutional authority to levy direct taxes in order to pay for services like health care, and that it makes sense from a fairness perspective to force those who pose the most burden on the health care system to pay more for it.

Comment: Canada has a long history of punitive taxes as a means of affecting public behavior. Taxes on cigarettes and alcohol are some of the highest around (never mind that it's quite likely that the taxes don't work to alter behavior). In other words, it would seem that Canada generally doesn't see anything morally wrong with ham-fisted attempts at altering their citizens rights to live as they see fit. Liberal authoritarianism, anyone?

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TV

CNN wonders whether media is 'out of touch'

CNN host Brian Stelter
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CNN host Brian Stelter is shown at the network's "CNN Heroes" event last month in New York City.
The network's hosts lament that people are ignoring mainstream messaging on Covid-19 and 'living their lives'

CNN has turned introspective, apparently discovering that most Americans have tuned out its coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic, reflecting a disconnect between legacy media outlets and the general public.

Host Brian Stelter broached the subject on Monday, asking whether the media is "out of touch with the public about Covid." CNN's senior media reporter Oliver Darcy replied that based on what he's seen in his travels, much of the press is "very out of touch" with the populace.
"If you travel the country, people are not really living in the same bubble that it seems that most of the media is messaging toward," Darcy said. "And so, I think this is an issue because if people are tuning out what's going on in cable news, if we're not messaging toward the general population, they're just ignoring everything and living their lives, and we're not really getting the information that they need to them."

Comment: They are just like big babies, crying when people don't give them any attention when they lie and spread fake news. What were they expecting? People are not that stupid. They know when someone is lying and manipulating them.

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Airplane

FAA briefly halted some U.S. West Coast flights around time of N.Korea launch

Southwest Airline
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A Southwest Airlines plane approaches to land at San Diego International Airport in San Diego, California, U.S., January 6, 2022.
Washington - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday said it briefly halted departures at some West Coast airports on Monday around the time of reports that North Korea had launched a ballistic missile.

A U.S. official told Reuters the FAA paused some West Coast operations for less than 15 minutes "due to initial reports of events in the Indo-Pacific region," without directly tying it to the missile launch. Earlier on Tuesday, the United States condemned North Korea for a ballistic missile launch, saying it violates multiple U.N. Security Council resolutions and poses a threat to its neighbors and the world.

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) did not issue any warning following the launch, a spokesperson said.

Question

China locks down 3 cities after coronavirus detected, 14 million residents to be tested

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Commuters waiting for their buses as they head to work during the morning rush hour in Beijing, Monday, Jan. 10, 2022.
The numbers are small, but the major port of Tianjin may be facing China's first local outbreak of omicron of any size, less than a month before the Winter Olympics open in nearby Beijing.

State broadcaster CCTV said the government has divided Tianjin and its 14 million residents into three levels of restrictions, starting with lockdown areas where people are not allowed to leave their homes at all. In control areas, each household is allowed to have one family member leave to buy groceries every other day, while in prevention areas, people must remain inside their immediate neighborhoods.

Buses and trains from Tianjin to Beijing have been suspended and people are being told not to leave the city unless they have pressing business.

Comment: One wonders why China continues with its zero-Covid policy when it's clearly impossible? More so considering it's hosting the Olympics in less than a month's time.


Yellow Vest

Inside newly-founded British anti-vax group 'Alpha Men Assemble'

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Alpha Men Assemble teams practice boxing techniques at the training day in Chase Water Country Park, Staffordshire on January 8, 2022
A group of hardline anti- vaxxers is running military-style training sessions in preparation for a 'war' on the Government.

Alpha Men Assemble is threatening to target jab centres, schools and the police, with volunteers drilled by former members of the Armed Forces.

A Daily Mail reporter infiltrated the group's preparations at a park in Staffordshire as the mostly middle-aged and white male crowd readied itself for direct action. Danny Glass, a former Royal Fusilier, called on those present to 'take it to the Old Bill' and warned the fight was 'not for the faint-hearted'.

Comment: The Mail dutifully follows the party line with it's dismissive portrayal of the group, while completely ignoring the issues that brought them together. Still, one might wonder if Alpha Men Assemble isn't a Brit-style government honeypot, similar to the Oathkeeper and 3%-er groups in the U.S. What better way to flush out malcontents than to give them some hope of agency for change?


Mr. Potato

Heathrow demands testing to be dropped for vaxxed passengers after 600,000 passengers cancelled Christmas flights

APP/Heathrow
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Covid Passport App • Heathrow Airport London, Britain
Heathrow Airport has called for all coronavirus testing to be dropped for fully-vaccinated people while revealing that "at least" 600,000 passengers cancelled flights during the key holiday month of December.

The UK's largest airport said "swiftly imposed" action during the month to tackle the Omicron variant in the run-up to the festive season prompted uncertainty among travellers who faced additional bills for costly PCR tests.

It added that there was now significant doubt on when demand would return despite the subsequent lifting of UK rules last week governing pre-departure coronavirus testing for people arriving in the country.