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DOJ: More than 300 charged with crimes committed 'under the guise' of peaceful protests since late-May

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Portland police walk past a fire started by a Molotov cocktail thrown at police on September 23, 2020 in Portland, United States.
The Justice Department on Thursday announced charges against more than 300 people who allegedly committed crimes since the end of May "under the guise" of peaceful protests, Fox News has learned.
"Through these acts, these individuals have shown minimal regard to their communities and for the safety of others and themselves."

— Justice Department
Hundreds of people were arrested in 29 states and are accused of federal crimes ranging from attempted murder, assault on a law enforcement officer, damaging federal property and arson, the Department of Justice said.

Comment: "War is peace."

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CNN 'pundit' spins heads by unleashing RACIST slur against Kentucky AG over Breonna Taylor verdict, DELETES tweets after backlash

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron
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Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron
Author and liberal journalist Sophia A. Nelson has set off a firestorm of accusations after calling black Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron multiple slurs, which she says she's allowed to say because she's mixed race.

"Uncle Tom. Step & fetch, Negro. The end," Nelson tweeted in reaction to Cameron's announcement that a former cop involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor would not be facing murder charges, but rather three counts of "wanton endangerment." It's a decision that has set off violent protests in Louisville, Kentucky and several other major cities.

Nelson, a frequent guest on CNN and writer for the Daily Beast, doubled down on the tweet on Thursday by reposting it to her followers.

Comment: The lefties are the true racists.

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Woman arrested, tased for not wearing mask at middle school football game

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A woman at a grade-school football game in Ohio on Wednesday was reportedly tased and arrested by a police officer for not wearing a face mask in the stands.

The woman was sitting in the bleachers with her mother when she got into an altercation with the cop about mask-wearing at a middle school in the town of Logan, the Marietta Times reported.

Video of the incident, which was posted to YouTube, shows the woman resisting as the officer struggles to handcuff her for nearly two minutes before he deploys his Taser.

Comment: So she deserved to be tased and arrested? As disgusting as this is, we should get used to the idea that we're going to be seeing a lot more of this. And it's not just the US - here's one from Spain, where an officer is seen kneeling on the neck of a 14-year-old boy for wearing his mask the wrong way:

Meanwhile in England, a London Overground passenger was forcibly removed from the train after arguing with transport police officers over a face mask. Apparently not wearing a mask is now such an egregious crime that it will be met with police violence. You've been warned.

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Hail Satan? Liberal mom tells how Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death drove her to SATANISM - only to be DISAVOWED by the Church of Satan

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A bronze statue of Baphomet at the Satanic Temple in Salem, Massachusetts, September 22, 2016.
It may sound like satire, but everyone from HuffPost to Twitter seems to be taking very seriously a liberal mom's essay about how she turned to Satanism in response to the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Jamie Smith - who describes herself as a 40-something "attorney and mother who cares about civil rights" - wrote for HuffPost Personal that last week's death of the 87-year-old liberal judge drove her to join the Satanic Temple, not out of grief but out of fear.

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Moderna, Pfizer & AstraZeneca seek urgent approval for their shots, just what Sputnik V was attacked for - don't expect a backlash

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Competitors in the Covid-19 vaccine race are publishing clinical protocols in hopes of securing lucrative emergency approval, which Russia's Sputnik V was previously attacked for seeking. This time, however, the media are quiet.

The frontrunners in the US and western Europe's quest to develop a coronavirus vaccine - Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and Moderna - have published their trial protocols in response to growing public unease over the rapid rollout of the promised coronavirus magic bullet. They reveal an overwhelming emphasis on being first to secure emergency approval from the relevant regulators, suggesting the companies' goal is maximum profits rather than ensuring the physical health of the hundreds of millions of people who will be expected to line up for vaccination.

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine was excoriated in western media for seeking just such an emergency approval months ago. Ironically, the same publications that have denounced so-called "anti-vaxxers" as "the enemy" and called for locking them up as a public health threat flirted with similar rhetoric to cast doubt on the safety of the Russian shot.

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YouTube is about to age-restrict way more videos

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YouTube is rolling out more artificial intelligence-powered technology to catch more videos that may require age restrictions, meaning more viewers will be asked to sign into their accounts to verify their age before watching.

Similar to how YouTube used machine learning techniques to try to better catch violent extremism and more of the platform's most severe content in 2018, and then in 2019 to find videos that included hateful conduct, the same approach will be used in this case to automatically flag videos YouTube deems not age-appropriate. As a result, YouTube is expecting to see far more videos pop up with age-gated restrictions.

The company is preparing for there to be some mistakes in labeling, as is the case with any rollout of AI moderation tech. And as part of the changes, people watching YouTube videos embedded on third-party sites will be redirected to YouTube to sign in and verify their age.

Comment: This seems like just another means of soft censorship for YouTube. Videos dealing with content deemed 'mature' will likely include anything political, and there are some concerns that age restricted videos won't be able to be embedded on outside websites. Similarly, if not subscribed to a particular channel, you will not be able to see videos on that channel that are age restricted. There is little doubt that the timing of this move has everything to do with the upcoming election. Many YouTube creators, who depend on the platform for revenue, are very nervous about the future. Here's Tim Pool commenting:

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COVID World - Resist!

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Some demonstrators in Montreal on Saturday carried signs and wore T-shirts and hats denouncing what they called fear campaigns by the Quebec government, suggesting that the danger of COVID-19 has been overstated.
COVID 19 is being used to create a global fascist dictatorship. From New Zealand to the the U.S, so called western democracies have adopted and developed the Chinese model of technocracy to create a single biosecurity State. This globalist corporate State is to be centrally controlled and administered by a distant global governance cartel of appointed bureaucrats. Tasked only to serve the interests of a tiny, disproportionately wealthy group we can call the parasite class.

Every aspect of your life will be monitored and controlled, as we move towards the ultimate surveillance State. Your ability to work, to socialise, to travel, conduct business, access public services and to purchase essential goods and services will be dictated to you, and restricted, by the State, based upon your biosecurity or immunity status.

This transformation process is well underway. You are no longer a human being, you are a biosecurity risk. As such you may be removed to a military controlled quarantine camp as and when the State sees fit. Detention without trial will be the norm. All protest will be outlawed unless the protest suits the agenda of the parasite class.

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Who in their right mind would download Matt Hancock's Covid app?

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Who in their right mind would want to download Matt Hancock's track and trace app, which has finally made its way off the Isle of Wight and is available all over England today?

My reluctance is not just down to the government's lousy record with technology - to judge by the booking system for Covid tests it won't be long before baffled Aberdonians who haven't left their city for six months start getting texts telling them to self-isolate on the grounds that the system tracked them standing next to someone in a bar in Putney. It is more that I don't see what is in it for me to volunteer to be fined £10,000.

The incentive structure which Hancock has created is bizarre. He is relying on our public-spiritedness to download the app -- telling us that for every person who downloads it we will be a little bit safer.

But then he is threatening to use the full weight of the law to punish people who lapse after having been told by the app to self-isolate. One little walk, one little trip down the park and that app will presumably be capable of catching you out and springing you with a fine.

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Chief science officer for Pfizer says "second wave" faked on false-positive covid tests, "pandemic is over"

Dr. Mike Yeadon

Dr. Mike Yeadon
In a stunning development, a former Chief Science Officer for the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer says "there is no science to suggest a second wave should happen." The "Big Pharma" insider asserts that false positive results from inherently unreliable COVID tests are being used to manufacture a "second wave" based on "new cases."

Dr. Mike Yeadon, a former Vice President and Chief Science Officer for Pfizer for 16 years, says that half or even "almost all" of tests for COVID are false positives. Dr. Yeadon also argues that the threshold for herd immunity may be much lower than previously thought, and may have been reached in many countries already.

In an interview last week Dr. Yeadon was asked:
"we are basing a government policy, an economic policy, a civil liberties policy, in terms of limiting people to six people in a meeting...all based on, what may well be, completely fake data on this coronavirus?"
Dr. Yeadon answered with a simple "yes."

Dr. Mike Yeadon Interview

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When progressive insanity takes over: Dallas lawmakers approve $7mn cut to police overtime budget despite 'violent crime uptick' & mayor's protest

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The Dallas City Council has voted to slash the overtime budget for the city's police department by some $7 million, overriding vocal opposition from Democratic Mayor Eric Johnson, who has resisted calls to defund law enforcement.

City lawmakers passed the budget cut in an 11-4 vote on Wednesday evening, taking a sizable portion of the department's total $24 million overtime fund and investing it into other "public safety" efforts, such as better public lighting in crime-ridden areas.

Mayor Johnson has repeatedly opposed the move, labeling the measure "police defunding," which he said was not the right decision as Dallas faces an "uptick" in violent crime.

"I don't know how any of us can look at that and say it's the right time to cut back on police overtime," Johnson told city council members earlier this month.