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Israel can't defeat Hamas in battle, so what's next?

Israeli troops
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This handout picture released by the Israeli army on November 16, 2023, shows troops during a military operation in the Gaza Strip amid continuing battles between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas.
After a seven-day lull in the war between Israel and the Palestinian armed groups in Gaza, the resumption of hostilities has been given another green light from Washington. Having failed to lead its Israeli allies towards military victory, the US is permitting a dangerous escalation and rejects a peaceful solution that will prevent further civilian suffering.

Just minutes after the departure of US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, from Palestine/Israel, the war in Gaza resumed, with a large aerial onslaught on Palestinian civilian infrastructure resulting in the deaths of nearly 200 civilians. The White House spokesperson John Kirby announced continued support for Israel's "right and responsibility to go after Hamas," but to what end is unclear. As the likes of former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak admits that Hamas is far from falling apart, it begs the question: what really is the point of this war?

Following six weeks of war that resulted in likely over 20,000 Palestinian deaths, the Israeli military has failed to produce any evidence that it has made a significant dent on the military capabilities of Hamas and the other Palestinian armed groups in the besieged coastal enclave. While Israel forced its way into the major hospitals in northern Gaza, claiming that Hamas was using the sites as bases and command-and-control centers, the evidence produced by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) does not support these allegations. The US government backed the idea that a command node had existed at the Shifa Hospital, and when the Israeli forces entered the hospital compound they presented weapons they claimed to have found there, as well as an empty tunnel. Any such images released to the public are curated and edited by the Israeli army, but if independently verified, they could serve as evidence of militant presence - still, not proof of a control center or node. Little of note was discovered in other hospitals, and American claims of having solid intel that confirms Israeli claims is dubious, considering previous public statements such as US President Joe Biden's words about having seen "confirmed pictures of terrorists beheading children" which the White House later had to walk back.

Arrow Up

Beware the Ides of March? Amid fear of Trump 'dictatorship', some read assassination between the lines

Brandon and Orangeman
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As polls show Donald Trump has taken a broad lead over U.S. President Joe Biden in five battleground states, the Liberal media has shifted into full-panic mode, while making some not-so-subtle calls for the Orange Man's 'elimination.'

Whether real or imagined, Washington, D.C. appears to be heading for its own 'Caesarian moment' as the mainstream media is talking up the prospects of a dictatorship descending upon the fair land should a Trump restoration come to pass.

"Are you afraid of a Donald Trump dictatorship," asked Greg Sargent in an opinion piece in The Washington Post. "Well, know this: The only thing you have to fear is fear of Tyrannus Trumpus itself."

Brace yourself, dear reader, for the remainder of the hit piece is littered with no less preposterous forms of government rule to describe Donald Trump, without ever providing an iota of proof to support the claims: "authoritarian rule," "full-blown autocracy," Trumpian tyranny," "dictatorial intentions," "despotism," "threat to democracy," "antidemocratic menace," violent coup." and "autocratic threat."

It's just a little ironic that for all the Liberal handwringing over the possibility of The Donald seizing "autocratic powers" come November, there was no such consternation when Joe Biden behaved worse than any Caligula just hours after being elected in 2020.

The septuagenarian leader, alone at his desk and donning a black mask, signed off on dozens of executive orders that served as a death sentence for: a viable U.S.-Mexico border wall; the $9 billion, 1,200-mile Keystone XL pipeline from Canada that would have made America energy independent; biological males from using the female bathrooms and changing rooms, and a raft of other issues that were resolved without an ounce of congressional debate.

Incredibly, by the end of his ninth day at the White House, Biden had signed 40 executive orders, actions, and presidential memorandum - an all-time record.

Despite all of this, Biden is now acting like he is the Maginot Line against the possibility of all-out tyranny/authoritarianism/dictatorship/autocracy, take your pick.


US House speaker issues Ukraine ultimatum to Biden

Mike J
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House Speaker Mike Johnson News Conference • US Capitol • December 5, 2023
The Republican lawmaker has set conditions for approving any more money for Kiev...

Getting the Republican-majority House of Representatives to approve additional funding for Ukraine would require first securing the US border with Mexico as part of the deal, Speaker Mike Johnson told the White House on Tuesday.

The Louisiana Republican was responding to Monday's public letter from Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Shalanda Young, who warned that the US was "out of money — and nearly out of time" in terms of aid to Ukraine and Israel. Young argued that cutting off US aid would "kneecap Ukraine on the battlefield" and increase the "likelihood of Russian military victories."

Johnson first addressed Israel, noting that the House had approved the Israel Security Supplemental Appropriations Act (HR 6126) on November 2, but that Democrats who control the Senate "voted to block consideration of the bill."

As for Ukraine, Johnson wrote, the Republican position has remained unchanged since his meeting with Young and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on October 26, when he laid out "two essential prerequisites: security at our border, and critical answers regarding the funds requested."

Star of David

Relative of Israeli captives confirms '3 hostages killed by Israeli fire,' blasts military

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December 2 Israeli protest against Netanyahu demanding the release of captives
An Israeli whose family members were held by Palestinian militants tells of friendly fire deaths and complains, "We used to think the IDF knows what it's doing." Meanwhile, freed captives detail "horrifying captivity trauma" from Israeli bombings.

A relative of newly-released Israeli captives has publicly accused the Israeli military of killing its own people and says Tel Aviv is blocking the victims' families from speaking out.

In testimony delivered to Israel's finance committee on December 3, Noam Dan, whose cousin's husband remains in Hamas custody and who suffered the loss of two other family members in the hostilities, told legislators the Israeli military has killed its own.

"We know for sure that three people were killed by our fire, three hostages," she declared, while demanding to be informed of whether the families of captives "were given up on" by the Netanyahu administration.

Cow Skull

Vegan eco-terrorists outraged as meat lobbyists, ranchers descend on COP28 climate change conference to counter attack on meat consumption

A WEF article from 2016 says it all: "Welcome To 2030: I Own Nothing, Have No Privacy And Life Has Never Been Better"

Vegan eco-terrorists are outraged that meat lobbyists descended on the COP28 climate conference in Dubai to counter the attack on meat consumption in first-world countries.

The climate change zealots (Communists) are not only coming for your gas-powered vehicles, they want to destroy the cattle and farming industry under the guise of reducing carbon emissions with a 'net zero plan.'

The 'net zero plan' will lead to famine. Of course, this is the plan and it isn't the first time junk science will be used to starve millions (or billions) of people. The Soviet Union used Communist pseudo-scientist Trofim Lysenko to starve millions in the 20th century.
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Exodus: Beef cattle of various breeds
The United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) rolled out its food guidance for first-world countries in an effort to reduce carbon emissions.

The message to 'rich' countries? Consume less meat.

Comment: Hold on here! What about the 'gas emissions' of the buffalo, wolves, lions, elephants, deer, boar, moose, and people!!!

See also: COP28: The Globalist agenda has never been more obvious

Star of David

Israel orders more Gazans to flee, bombs areas where it sends them

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Palestinians gather at the site of an Israeli strike, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, December 4, 2023.
Israel ordered Palestinians to leave parts of the main southern city in the Gaza Strip on Monday even as its bombs rained down on areas where it had told them to go.

Israeli troops and tanks also pressed the ground campaign against Hamas militants in the south of the enclave after having largely gained control of the now-devastated north.

Israel's military posted a map on social media platform X on Monday morning with around a quarter of the city of Khan Younis marked off in yellow as territory that must be evacuated at once.

Three arrows pointed south and west, telling people to head towards the Mediterranean coast and towards Rafah, near the Egyptian border.

Car Black

Michigan Gov Whitmer has ordered state government fleet to be 100% electric

Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer  electric car mandate
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Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a press conference where a new electric-vehicle battery plant in Marshall, Michigan, was announced on Feb. 13, 2023.
Michigan's state mandate 'will help drive demand of Michigan-made electric vehicles,' Whitmer says

Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive directive Tuesday forcing the state government's entire fleet of vehicles, both light-duty and heavy-duty, to transition to zero-emission.

Under Whitmer's actions, Michigan's state agencies must convert all state-owned light-duty vehicles to zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) by 2033 and all medium and heavy-duty vehicles by 2040. The governor said the move — which earned endorsements from clean energy groups, the United Auto Workers (UAW) union and Detroit Regional Chamber — would reduce pollution and lead to lower costs in the state.

Comment: Has Whitmer forgotten where she lives?

Dollar Gold

Investors may have had prior knowledge of Hamas attack on Israel - research

Israel stocks
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A new study detected a sharp uptick in trading activity on Tel Aviv and US stock exchanges before October 7

Some traders may have been informed about the Hamas plan to attack Israel on October 7 and used that knowledge to make millions of dollars by short-selling Israeli securities, a study by US researchers published on Monday suggests.

Law professors Robert Jackson Jr. from New York University and Joshua Mitts of Columbia University examined trading in exchange-traded funds that invest in Israeli companies, as well as short-selling activity on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) and options activity around Israeli firms traded on US exchanges.

Comment: See also this article 9/11 redux: Shady stock trades on Israeli companies recorded just before Oct 7 attack which has additional links and a few other details about the event.


All four "pillars of civilization" are under attack by an "anti-human death-cult"; Shellenberger, Carlson unload on global elites

Shellenberger, Carlson
As world leaders gathered over the weekend for the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, they faced an uncomfortable reality check from the conference president Sultan Al Jaber, who stated, "there is no science out there, or no scenario out there, that says that the phase-out of fossil fuel is what's going to achieve 1.5C," warning that their fossil-fuel policies would "take the world back into caves."

Nevertheless, no lesser mind than Vice President Kamala Harris pledged another $3 billion to the Green Climate Fund at the summit, seeking to help developing countries adapt to the "climate crisis" as well as decreasing fossil fuel production, according to CNN.

The cult-like worship of (and escalation of) these policies is what led to tonight's discussion between Tucker Carlson and Michael Shellenberger, author of the must-read "Apocalypse Never", highlighting the increasingly obvious disconnect between global elites and the general public - most specifically in the context of environmental policies.
"We know that the pillars of civilization are cheap energy, meritocracy, Law and Order, and free speech and all four of those pillars are currently under attack," warns Shellenberger in his typically erudite and fact-based manner.


Kevin McKernan loses entire database of research after NZ health service obtains an injunction to prevent sharing of leaked Covid vax health data

Kevin McKernan
U.S.-based genomics scientist Kevin McKernan says he has lost an estimated $200,000 worth of research data after his account on file hosting service MEGA was deleted overnight.

It appears that McKernan's account was deleted by MEGA in response to an urgent injunction granted to New Zealand's (NZ) Ministry of Health (MOH) to prevent the sharing of anonymised data leaked by whistleblower Barry Young.

Young, a 56-year-old database administrator and former employee of the MOH, leaked data from a 'pay per dose' Covid vaccine database to NZ journalist Liz Gunn and U.S. tech millionaire and Substacker Steve Kirsch.

Both Gunn and Kirsch claimed that the data showed conclusive proof that the Covid vaccines are killing people at high rates. Kirsch publicly uploaded the data on Friday December 1st, the same day the injunction was granted to the MOH.

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