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Transgenderism is 'natural enemy' of Christianity - Tucker, 'Trans Day of Vengeance' looms

Tucker Carlson
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Fox News host Tucker Carlson speaks during an awards event last November in Hollywood, Florida.
Tucker Carlson has warned of more US anti-Christian violence like transgender shooter's attack on Tennessee school.

This week's mass shooting by a transgender person who targeted a private Christian elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee, may portend more such violence because of an inherent clash of ideologies, Fox News Host Tucker Carlson has claimed.

"Christianity and transgender orthodoxy are wholly incompatible theologies," Carlson said on his show Tuesday night. "They can never be reconciled. They are on a collision course with each other." He added that the two ideologies are diametrically opposed, making transgenderism the "natural enemy" of Christianity.

Comment: We're seeing the rise of the militant trans ideologue in real time. From The Daily Mail:
Controversial group behind 'Trans Day of Vengeance' raised money for firearms training - as other trans protestors pose with guns ahead of march in DC on Saturday

Despite three nine-year-olds being gunned down by a transgender shooter at a private Christian school in Nashville, activists are still rallying the troops to protest for a 'Trans Day of Vengeance' - months after raising money for firearms training.

Transgender shooter Audrey Hale opened fire on the Covenant School in Nashville at 10.30am on Monday, killing Hallie Scruggs, William Kinney and Evelyn Dieckhaus during her rampage at the school.

But despite rising political tensions across the country, which saw a press secretary for Arizona Democrat Governor post a Tweet about shooting transphobes, the Trans Radical Activist Network (TRAN) is pushing forward with their protest in DC.

The Virginia chapter of the group held a 'dance party fundraiser' in Richmond 'benefiting firearm/self-defense training for trans-Virginians' on March 7, before the mass shooting had taken place.

In statements, the group has taken pains to distance themselves from Hale, and her actions, and changed the name of the protest before the brutal slayings.

The protest on Saturday was initially meant to be called a 'day of visibility' but rebranded before the shooting to vengeance because it means 'fighting back with vehemence' - though the group was quick to say they do not 'encourage or promote violence' when contacted by DailyMail.com.
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One activist using the hashtag on a since suspended account posed with an assault rifle and is threatening to 'kill christcucks' - as Twitter removed thousands of posts with flyers for the event
But one activist appears to have taken the movement to the next level, posting a picture of a heavily armed person with an assault rifle and threatening to 'kill christcucks' - as Twitter removed thousands of posts with flyers for the event.

Twitter has been removing the posts that could be deemed threatening or involve guns associated with the 'TransDayofVengeance' hashtag - but it is unclear exactly how many were others posing with weapons as they have since been deleted.

Ella Irwin, Twitter's head of trust and safety, wrote that the company removed more than 5,000 tweets that included a poster for the event.

She said: 'We do not support tweets that incite violence irrespective of who posts them.

'Vengeance' does not imply peaceful protest. Organizing or support for peaceful protests is ok.'

Two other trans activists have since posted footage and photos of themselves with rifles, which appear to be in direct response to the Nashville shooting.

One says that she will use the weapon for 'protection' against 'transphobes' who target them.

Kayla Denker, who describes themselves as a 'communist, archaeologist and writer, posted the video of herself with her gun after the incident in Nashville - despite saying 'advocating for trans people to arm ourselves is not any kind of a solution to the genocide we are facing'.
armed trans activist

She is also appealing for help with the medical bills for her transition on her social media, which has now been locked down.

trans day of vengeance poster

Twitter has been removing the posts that could be deemed threatening or involve guns associated with the 'TransDayofVengeance' hashtag - but it is unclear exactly how many were others posing with weapons as they have since been deleted.

Car Black

The implausibility of a net zero carbon energy future is now obvious

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EU Drafts Plan to Allow E-Fuel Combustion Engine Cars

Reuters reports EU Drafts Plan to Allow E-Fuel Combustion Engine Cars
The European Commission has drafted a plan to allow sales of new cars with internal combustion engines after 2035 if they run only on climate neutral e-fuels, as it tries to resolve a spat with Germany over moves to phase out combustion engine cars.

The draft proposal, seen by Reuters on Tuesday, suggests creating a new type of vehicle category in the European Union for cars that can only run on carbon neutral fuels.

Such vehicles would have to use technology that would prevent them from driving if other fuels are used, the draft said.

The proposal could offer a route for carmakers to keep selling combustion engine vehicles after 2035, the date when a planned EU law is set to ban the sale of new CO2-emitting cars.

Comment: When hare-brained ideology meets reality, reality wins 100% of the time.


Paris protest turns violent

Riot police France
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Riot police charge past burning garbage bins in the street during a demonstration in Paris, France, March 28, 2023
A pension reform protest in Paris degenerated into violence on Tuesday, as groups of masked rioters clashed with heavily-armored riot police. Authorities say nearly 100,000 people marched in the French capital, as public anger over the government's pension reform plan refuses to subside.

The march started out peacefully, but as the crowd neared its destination of Place de la Nation in the east of the city center, activists dressed in black set fire to a storefront, prompting police to charge the crowd with batons drawn. Demonstrators were clubbed back and water cannons brought out to disperse stragglers.

Comment: Agent provocateurs?

Video footage showed ranks of officers raining down blows upon the frontmost rows of demonstrators, some of whom responded by throwing rocks and other projectiles.

Comment: The numbers quoted were likely much higher. See also:


Founding member of pope's child protection board resigns citing insufficient transparency

Hans Zollner
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FILE - Hans Zollner, head of the new safeguarding institute at the Pontifical Gregorian University, poses for photos before an interview with the Associated Press, in Rome, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. A founding member of Pope Francis' child protection advisory board resigned Wednesday, March 29, 2023 citing inadequate financial accountability in the commission, insufficient transparency and a lack of clarity about the board's relationship with the Holy See's sex abuse office.
A founding member of Pope Francis' child protection advisory board resigned Wednesday, citing a host of problems inside the commission and in its relationship with the Vatican bureaucracy.

In an unusually frank resignation note, the Rev. Hans Zollner cited inadequate financial accountability, insufficient transparency about decision-making and a lack of clarity about staff hiring and the board's relationship with the Holy See's sex abuse office.

Francis announced the creation of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors in 2013 to advise the Vatican on best practices to prevent clergy sexual abuse. He named Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley as the commission's head.

Comment: See also:

Eye 1

French woman arrested & faces trial for calling Macron 'filth' on Facebook

france protest
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The months-long protest movement against the pension reform has sent social tensions spiralling in France
A woman in northern France is to be put on trial on charges of insulting President Emmanuel Macron after describing him as 'filth' in a Facebook post, a prosecutor said on Wednesday. The woman risks a fine of 12,000 euros but not prison if convicted at the trial due to be held in June.

She was arrested on Friday and held in custody for questioning after the state's local administrative office filed a complaint over her Facebook post, the prosecutor in the northern town of Saint Omer, Mehdi Benbouzid, told AFP.

The complaint focused on a post on her Facebook page made on March 21, the day before Macron gave a lunchtime interview to TF1 television to defend his controversial pension reforms that have sparked nationwide protests.

Comment: Macron and his security force goons must be choosing to look away at how people are creatively expressing their feelings about him and his policies during the unrelenting protests and strikes:

Footage of today's protest:

See also: France's protests against Macron gov't continue despite police brutality


Congressman demands IRS explain Matt Taibbi home visit

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Matt Taibbi
The tax authority sent an agent to the independent journalist's New Jersey home earlier this month...

Republican Congressman Jim Jordan has demanded the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service explain why an agent of the tax authority visited the home of journalist Matt Taibbi while he was testifying about government abuses in Washington.

Taibbi testified before Jordan's Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government earlier this month.

Jordan described the circumstances of the IRS visit "at the exact time [Taibbi] was testifying to Congress about 'the most serious' government abuse he has witnessed in his career as a journalist" as "incredible." In a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and IRS Commissioner Daniel Werfel on Monday, Jordan also suggested the visit was a "thinly-veiled attempt to influence or intimidate a witness before Congress."


Liam Holden was waterboarded and tortured by British army, Belfast high court rules

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Liam Holden with his family outside the court of appeal in Belfast
In 1973 Liam Holden was convicted of murdering a British soldier in Northern Ireland and became the last person in the United Kingdom to be sentenced to hang.

On Friday - half a century after the sentence was commuted to life imprisonment, 11 years after the sentence was quashed and a year after Holden died - a high court in Belfast awarded £350,000 to his estate.

The court accepted that the army waterboarded and tortured Holden into confessing to shooting Frank Bell, an 18-year-old member of the parachute regiment. The posthumous award included damages for inhumane and degrading treatment, misfeasance in public office and malicious prosecution.

Holden died last September, aged 68, after campaigning for decades to clear his name. The damages case was brought against the Ministry of Defence.

His son Samuel told BBC radio the family was sad and relieved.
"My father is not here to see this finished, to see it done. It was a long, long journey for him, a long road - he went through an awful lot to get here. What he went through should never have happened ... today it's all clear that he was innocent."
The Pat Finucane Centre tweeted: "Sadly he passed away before this vindication."

Bad Guys

The Great Food Reset has begun

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German family farmers protest against trade agreements in Berlin
We all lose from the global war on farmers

France is in flames. Israel is erupting. America is facing a second January 6. In the Netherlands, however, the political establishment is reeling from an entirely different type of protest — one that, perhaps more than any other raging today, threatens to destabilise the global order. The victory of the Farmer-Citizen Movement (BBB) in the recent provincial elections represents an extraordinary result for an anti-establishment party that was formed just over three years ago. But then again, these are not ordinary times.

The BBB grew out of the mass demonstrations against the Dutch government's proposal to cut nitrogen emissions by 50% in the country's farming sector by 2030 — a target designed to comply with the European Union's emission-reduction rules. While large farming companies have the means to meet these goals — by using less nitrogen fertiliser and reducing the number of their livestock — smaller, often family-owned farms would be forced to sell or shutter. Indeed, according to a heavily redacted European Commission document, this is precisely the strategy's goal: "extensifying agriculture, notably through buying out or terminating farms, with the aim of reducing livestock"; this would "first be on a voluntary basis, but mandatory buyout is not excluded if necessary".

Eye 1

Progressive Portland area school administrator arrested in human sex trafficking sting

Terrance A. Schloth
Eight men, including a Portland-area high school administrator, were arrested and charged in relation to their alleged participation in a sex trafficking sting conducted by local law enforcement.

As announced by the city of Lake Oswego's police department, they "conducted a human sex trafficking mission with the assistance of the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office, Oregon City Police, Milwaukie Police, and Sandy Police," on Thursday, March 23, 2023.

"During the operation, decoys (law enforcement officers) were contacted by men who offered to pay money in exchange for the decoys to perform requested sexual acts," the department stated, going on to describe how the eight suspects allegedly agreed to meet with the supposed trafficking victims, and were subsequently "arrested and charged with the relevant crimes."

Suspects Stephen R. Berry, Maximilien Aquitaine, Austin L. Olson, Vincent S. Namauleg, German D. Pascual, Jake R. Walt, and Erik J. Bjorman were all cited and released for Commercial Sexual Solicitation, officials said. However, according to the Lake Oswego Police Department, the assistant principal of Centennial High School in Gresham, Oregon was hit with additional charges.


Germany to massively increase military aid to Ukraine - Spiegel

Olaf Scholz speaks in the Bundestag
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File photo: German Chancellor Olaf Scholz speaks in the Bundestag, March 2023
Heavy losses of equipment in battle mean that Ukraine's military needs more tanks, artillery and air defenses, as well as maintenance for them, according to a letter from the German treasury to the parliament revealed by Der Spiegel on Tuesday.

Finance Minister Christian Lindner wrote to the Bundestag on Monday, and the parliamentary budget committee met on Tuesday in secret to consider his request, according to the German outlet. He is asking for €3.2 billion ($3.47 billion) more this year and another €8.8 billion ($9.54 billion) for "ongoing commitments," on top of €2.2 billion ($2.39 billion) already spent on Ukraine.

"Due to the high material losses of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, new supplies of material are required," the treasury wrote, further arguing that a number of procurement and maintenance contracts for "needs-based sustainable equipment" of Kiev's military need to be concluded immediately.

The letter specifically says the Ukrainians need more air defense, armored tracked vehicles - including tanks - and ammunition for tanks and artillery. Supplying the weapons systems also creates a "follow-up obligation" to provide ammunition, service and maintenance, the treasury added.

The additional expenses are "objectively unavoidable," Lindner argues, because "without ongoing support to Ukraine, there is a serious danger of it losing" in the conflict against Russia, "with unforeseeable consequences for peace in Europe."

Comment: Nothing like lighting money on fire when one's economy is suffering from sabotage and one's financial sector is one bank failure away from total catastrophe.