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Feds charge deputy mayor of NY town found with unregistered guns, fake FBI badges

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© Rockland County DA
The box of IDs included credentials from the FBI, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Bureau of Prisons.
A deputy mayor of a New York village is facing state and federal charges after he was found with a cache of unregistered firearms and fake FBI badges, prosecutors said.

Brian Downey, deputy mayor of Airmont in Rockland County, was arrested at his home Thursday for purchasing a rifle suppression device over the internet. Department of Homeland Security agents had tipped off prosecutors to the delivery of the illegal device, Rockland County District Attorney Tom Walsh said.

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Women take their fight with Scottish leader online over SNP's gender self-identification plans: 'Shame on you Sturgeon'

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
Women in Scotland have taken their battle with the SNP and leader Nicola Sturgeon online after the nationalist party said that plans to reform gender laws in favour of self-identification were back on the table.

The Scottish government is once again coming under fire for its controversial positioning on gender identity. On Thursday, hundreds took to Twitter to voice their opposition to recent developments, including First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's announcement on Tuesday that reforms to gender identity law were back on the agenda, having been suspended during the pandemic.

She said the Gender Recognition Reform bill "will make the existing process of gender recognition less degrading, intrusive and traumatic. In other words, it will make life easier for one of the most stigmatised minorities in our society."

Comment: Scotland used to be considered a bastion of pragmatism and common sense. No more:


Red Flag

James Corbett: Red Alert: False Flag Incoming!

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What does it mean when intelligence services start describing the next terror attack . . . despite having no intelligence about it? And what does it mean when former cabinet officials start comparing bodily autonomy advocates to suicide bombers? There's a false flag coming. And don't you believe it when they pull it off.


Comment: Are the following explosions, fires etc. at Covid hospitals and vaccination sites what Corbett warns of in his video? It wouldn't surprise us one bit if they were. See also: Switzerland's vaccination centers could be targeted by terrorists, nation's intel agency warns

Its also interesting to note that Switzerland is the "home" of the World Economic Forum - the brainchild of the Great Reset agenda that stands to benefit most from the Covid con.


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Whopping 70 percent of unvaccinated Americans would quit their job if vaccines are mandated

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More businesses are expected to require vaccinations following FDA approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

A new poll suggests a significant share of unvaccinated Americans may be resistant to COVID-19 vaccine mandates put in place by their employer.

A Washington Post-ABC News poll asked unvaccinated workers whose employers have yet to impose a vaccine mandate what they were likely to do if getting vaccinated was required to go into the workplace.

The poll found 16 percent of unvaccinated workers would get the shot, 35 percent would ask for a medical or religious exemption and 42 percent would quit their job.

When asked what they would do if they weren't given an exemption to opt out of the requirement, 18 percent of those surveyed said they would comply and 72 percent said they would quit.

Fire

Major factory fire in France forces residents to stay indoors amidst toxic smoke risk, small explosions reported

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The fire at Aubert et Duval
The fire brigade was on duty on Friday morning to put out a major fire at Aubert et Duval in Pamiers in Ariège. The fire broke out early in the morning at around 6:30 a.m. According to the prefecture, "the fire quickly spread throughout the building. The staff was evacuated immediately. No injuries were reported."

Aubert et Duval specializes in the industrial processing of iron. The Airbus supplier is the largest private employer in Ariège. According to the radio station France Blue an acid bath caught fire.

The prefecture wrote on Twitter: "Residents within 200 meters of the factory are asked to withdraw as a precaution. The rest of the population is asked not to move. The entrances to Pamiers are closed to traffic to allow the work of the Not to hinder emergency services. "

Comment: This is just the latest in a long list of fires and explosions to occur in recent months. Note that even though the list below is not exhaustive there have been multiple events even on the same day: See also: SOTT Exclusive: The growing threat of underground fires and explosions


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Huron University College professor refuses to abide by school's vaccine mandate in the name of ethics

Julie Ponesse
A Huron University College professor is speaking out against the institution's vaccine mandate, questioning the ethics of "coercing people into medical procedures" for those refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The professor states in the video, which has since been removed from YouTube, that she fears for her employment.

Julie Ponesse, an ethics professor at Huron University College which is affiliated with Western University, describes it as "ethically wrong" to require staff and students to be fully vaccinated, despite the policy also being encouraged by Ontario health officials.

"I am facing imminent dismissal after 20 years on the job. Because I will not submit to having an experimental vaccine injected into my body," said Ponesse in the video.

"I don't work in a high-risk environment. I'm not a doctor in an emergency room. I'm a teacher. I'm a university professor," she adds.

This video comes amid a statement released Tuesday by Western University President and Vice-Chancellor Alan Shepard, after a "disturbing trend" involving several large gatherings near the campus in London, Ont., during frosh week.

Books

'Flame purification'? I fear the burning of books in Canada is the first step towards something sinister and evil

Fahrenheit 451
© Rank Film Distributors
'Fahrenheit 451' (1966) Dir: François Truffaut
Books featuring so-called 'outdated content' are being burned as a goodwill gesture to Indigenous people in Ontario. This fills me with dread, as history has shown us that the torching of ideas usually has disastrous consequences.

First, a confession. I get really emotional and upset when I encounter ritual book-burning. So when I read that in Canada, more than 4,700 books have been removed from the library shelves of schools and burned, I cannot help but feel depressed.

The book burning ceremony organised by an Ontario francophone school board was promoted as a "gesture of reconciliation" to Indigenous peoples. This barbaric act against enlightened cultural norms was labelled as a "flame purification ceremony."

In line with the current fashion for recycling, Lyne Cossette, a spokeswoman for the school board, indicated that "symbolically, some books were used as fertiliser."

Attention

Sweeping new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans

Joe Biden
© AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
President Joe Biden speaks in the State Dining Room at the White House, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, in Washington. Biden is announcing sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to increase COVID-19 vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant.
In his most forceful pandemic actions and words, President Joe Biden on Thursday ordered sweeping new federal vaccine requirements for as many as 100 million Americans — private-sector employees as well as health care workers and federal contractors — in an all-out effort to curb the surging COVID-19 delta variant.

Speaking at the White House, Biden sharply criticized the tens of millions of Americans who are not yet vaccinated, despite months of availability and incentives.

"We've been patient. But our patience is wearing thin, and your refusal has cost all of us," he said, all but biting off his words. The unvaccinated minority "can cause a lot of damage, and they are."

Republican leaders — and some union chiefs, too — said Biden was going too far in trying to muscle private companies and workers, a certain sign of legal challenges to come.

Gov. Henry McMaster of South Carolina said in a statement that "Biden and the radical Democrats (have) thumbed their noses at the Constitution," while American Federation of Government Employees National President Everett Kelley insisted that "changes like this should be negotiated with our bargaining units where appropriate."

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Fort McCoy hit by case of measles as thousands of Afghan refugees arrive for resettlement

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Fort McCoy Army Base in Wisconsin identified a case of the measles this week as it brings in thousands of Afghan refugees as part of the mass evacuation effort in the wake of the Taliban takeover of Kabul.

An internal government email, viewed by Fox News, said that the base confirmed a case of the measles on Sunday.

"All those who had been in contact with the infected person at base have been isolated, and post-exposure prophylaxis and inoculations are in process," the notice said.


Comment: "Inoculations" aren't helpful, and it could possible make the situation worse.


Comment: See also: Also check out SOTT radio's: The Truth Perspective: Weapons of Mass Migration: Interview with Michael Springmann on Europe's Migrant Crisis


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Crusader against critical race theory Christopher Rufo loses Twitter blue checkmark 'after reporting on CRT in Big Tech'

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Twitter has stripped the blue checkmark from Christopher Rufo, a prominent critic of the controversial "critical race theory." Supporters see it as the latest Big Tech attack on conservative voices online.

Twitter "disappeared my verification badge," Rufo told his 220,000 followers on the platform, joking that he had "inserted my pronouns into my bio in hope of having it restored." His profile was marked by the blue checkmark until a few days ago.

He also posted several screenshots, including a Twitter notification saying his account had been verified "incorrectly," and an alert from Google, seemingly informing him his Gmail account was being targeted by a "government-backed attack." It remained unclear if the two were connected in any way.


Comment: Translation: we only verify people who agree with us ideologically.



Rufo is a conservative filmmaker and media pundit who has risen in prominence in the past couple of years due to his crusade against critical race theory (CRT). The controversial approach seeks to explain racism in the US as an entrenched trait of American society that needs to be eradicated. Critics believe CRT to be a dangerous political ideology that is being thrust upon Americans by malign actors through events such as corporate diversity and equity training.