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Hawaii: Inter-island vaccine passport plan set

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Interisland travelers who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be allowed to bypass quarantine or testing requirements starting May 11, provided they were inoculated in Hawaii.

The exemption, also known as a "vaccine passport," was announced by Gov. David Ige during a Tuesday afternoon press conference. Ige said the decision was made in conjunction with Lt. Gov. Josh Green, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency Administrator Maj. Gen. Kenneth Hara, state Health Director Dr. Elizabeth Char and the four county mayors.

"Together, we've made a decision to start with the inter-county travel program for those vaccinated in the state of Hawaii, because we can verify the information and their vaccination status," Ige said. "... It will allow us to validate the screening process necessary, and I think, most importantly, learn about what kinds of bottlenecks and delays it might inject into our screening process for interisland travel."

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Norfolk fires police officer who donated to Kyle Rittenhouse and who said he 'did nothing wrong'

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The city of Norfolk, Virginia, fired a police lieutenant who defended and donated to Kyle Rittenhouse, the 18-year-old accused of killing two people and wounding a third during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last summer.

City Manager Chip Filer accepted Police Chief Larry Boone's recommendation that Lt. William Kelly be relieved of duty on Tuesday, according to an announcement just four days after he was placed on administrative leave.

"I have reviewed the results of the internal investigation involving Lt. William Kelly. Chief Larry Boone and I have concluded Lt. Kelly's actions are in violation of City and departmental policies," Filer said. "His egregious comments erode the trust between the Norfolk Police Department and those they are sworn to serve. The City of Norfolk has a standard of behavior for all employees, and we will hold staff accountable."

Comment: Anyone who thinks we in the West don't live within a system equivalent to China's social credit system is kidding themselves. When you can be fired for a $25 donation you are living under a system of extreme behavioral control.

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BLM activist says police shouldn't use a weapon to stop someone from getting stabbed

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Black Lives Matter activist Bree Newsome had a new take on the police shooting of Makhia Bryant in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday. Bryant, who was in possession of a knife, and according to police body cam footage was lunging at another woman with that knife, was fatally shot by police after they were called to the scene.

Journalists and activists were quick to rush to judgement and assume that Bryant was unarmed and innocent, but for Newsome, the incident was a moment to say that casual knife fights are just the norm and not a cause for police interference at all.

Newsome said that "Teenagers have been having fights including fights involving knives for eons. We do not need police to address these situations."

Comment: One can clearly see the mental gymnastics required to hold the police at fault in every incident involving the shooting of a black person. Let the knife fight carry on without intervening? In what universe would that be acceptable? If Newsome were being attacked by a knife-wielding maniac, her perspective might change considerably.

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'You're next': NBA star and Biden supporter LeBron James ripped for seemingly threatening officer in Ma'Khia Bryant shooting

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NBA star LeBron James quickly deleted a tweet targeting the officer in the Ma'Khia Bryant shooting in Ohio, promising he's "next" after the Derek Chauvin verdict.

"You're next," James tweeted on Wednesday, adding the hashtag "#accountability" and a photo of Columbus police officer Nicholas Rearden who was identified as the officer who shot and ultimately killed Ma'Khia Bryant.

Activists have used Bryant's death as the latest example of police brutality against black Americans, but critics have pointed to the fact that Bryant was wielding a knife at the scene and appeared to be a threat justifying the officer's actions. In bodycam footage released, Bryant lunges at another person, with the knife in hand, before she is shot.


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Michael Gove arrives in Israel for 'vaccine passport talks'

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Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove
Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove arrived in Israel on Monday on an unannounced visit, reportedly to discuss a vaccine passport arrangement.

Gove, who is one of the most senior ministers in Boris Johnson's government, is said to have been accompanied on the small BAe HS146 aircraft by Jonathan Van-Tam, one of England's deputy Chief Medical Officers.

The plane was photographed approaching for a landing at Ben Gurion Airport by Haaretz English editor Avi Scharf, who is also a keen observer of flight traffic in the region.

Several UK media outlets had speculated Gove would visit Israel this week to examine Israel's vaccination programme in person. The country's vaccine rollout is one of the most successful in the world, with nearly five million people — or 53.5% of the population — now fully vaccinated.

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Thousands gather in Berlin to protest Covid restrictions while parliament debates giving Merkel's govt MORE power to impose lockdowns

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Members of the police stand guard as people protest against the government measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), as the lower house of parliament Bundestag discusses additions for the Infection Protection Act, in Berlin, Germany April 21, 2021
Demonstrators have gathered in the thousands in the German capital as the nation's parliament debates whether to give Merkel's government more power to impose lockdowns on areas with high Covid-19 infections.

Protesters, many of them not wearing face masks, descended on Berlin on Wednesday morning to demonstrate their opposition to Chancellor Angela Merkel's proposal which would give the national government power to implement new restrictions if regional Covid-19 incident rates exceed certain thresholds.

Music could be heard playing as those gathered near the Brandenburg Gate waved flags and banners embroiled with the messages "End scaremongering now," as well as "Peace, freedom, no dictatorship" and "democracy."

Comment: Germans must continue to make their voices heard. It does have an effect:


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'People are not starving, they're being starved': Millions at risk of famine, NGOs warn

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Danssanin Lanizou, 30, holds her month-old baby as a nurse inserts a drip to treat her malnutrition at Houndé hospital in Tuy, Burkina Faso.
Open letter backing UN call to action says Covid has exacerbated problems of conflict, climate crisis, and inequality

World leaders are being urged to act immediately to stop multiple famines breaking out, exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic and caused by conflict, climate crisis and inequality.

In an open letter published on Tuesday to support the UN Call for Action to Avert Famine in 2021, hundreds of aid organisations from around the world said: "People are not starving - they are being starved."

Warning that "history will judge us all by the actions we take today", the aid groups added that people were "being starved by conflict and violence; by inequality; by the impacts of climate change; by the loss of land, jobs or prospects; by a fight against Covid-19 that has left them even further behind".

Comment: Millions of people are facing catastrophic famine and that number is increasing every day. The latest Corona plandemic just exaggerated the already alarming famine rate in the world by breaking the food supply chains in the international transport and causing a dangerous decline in the world economy.

The Earth's climate is getting colder and crops are failing around the world as a result of colder and more extreme weather conditions. The PTB-sponsored "science" is still trumpeting the global warming pseudoscience, in a hope that if they repeat it long enough it will eventually become a truth.

Instead of spending money and resources to help humanity survive the possible global famine, the sick minds of the PTB decided to create a fake pandemic. By exaggerating the danger of the Coronavirus and spreading the fear and propaganda they gained more control over the global population.

They've created a perfect alibi for themselves. The main culprit now is the Corona fake pandemic and they are doing their best to" save us" by shutting down the economy and inject people with dangerous and experimental vaccines. Great way to fight famine.

How long will they be able to keep this illusion alive and keep people obedient and in fear?

They can control everything but they can't control natural cycles.

How will they keep the illusion when the famine reaches biblical proportions?

Will such terrible global suffering like famine, finally wake up enough people so they could see the hidden evil that created so much suffering for humanity?

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Sex robot 'clones' of dead partners using 3D-modeling technology now sold by company

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For many people who have lost their significant others, sex dolls have provided one way to ease the pain of grief and loneliness.

However, sex robot company Lux Botics is taking things one step further - by offering a clone of dead partners using state-of-the-art three-dimensional modeling.

With demand for sex dolls booming amid the ongoing pandemic and lockdowns across the world, Lux Botics is offering "ultra-realistic humanoids" to satisfy the carnal needs of the singles without any other recourse.

The company's flagship "Adult Companion" model called Stephanie goes for USD $6,000 on the Lux Botics website.

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The myth of 'stupid' Brexit voter undone by study that discovers affluent and educated 'Comfortable Leavers' actually won the day

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A new study has blown the ill-founded Remainer myth of all Brexit voters being stupid out of the water, finding well-off 'Comfortable Leavers' made up nearly half of those who voted to leave the EU.

The most persistently irritating thing about being on the winning side of the Brexit vote is that the losers have stubbornly pushed the insultingly and incorrect narrative that anyone who voted to leave the European Union was old, thick, racist and living in a corner of the UK struck low by socio-economic deprivation.

And as is the way with such a narrative, it needn't be right but if you say it often enough and loud enough, it slowly becomes the accepted truth.

However, someone has finally done the research and it paints a very different picture of those who voted leave and surprise, surprise, a huge proportion of these people are not the dregs of humanity - or even the patronisingly dubbed 'Left Behinds' - they're actually reasonably well-off or affluent Eurosceptics who make up nearly a quarter (23%) of the entire UK electorate and from this point in time onwards will be forever known as the 'Comfortable Leavers'.

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RSF decries 'dramatic deterioration' in press freedom since start of pandemic

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People stand in front of a tarp in Paris depicting Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni who was sentenced to prison for his coverage of the mass protest movement that toppled Algeria's longtime president.
There's been a "dramatic deterioration" of press freedom since the pandemic tore across the world, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said in its annual report published Tuesday.

The group's new World Press Freedom Index, which evaluated the press situations in 180 countries, painted a stark picture and concluded that 73 percent of the world's nations have serious issues with media freedoms.

Comment: To its credit, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has (mostly) lived up to its name, not only defending Drareni and many other journalists, but also the even more persecuted Julian Assange, who has been abandoned by most organization purporting to support press freedom. It is however, a mixed bag, as RSF has also endorsed other groups unworthy of its stated principles. For some reason, they are supporters of the psyop White Helmets and of course, anything anti-Russia.