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The Cambridge Four: Spies Who Hijacked America

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General Mike Flynn
As a doctoral candidate at Cambridge working under "FBI Informant" Stefan Halper, I had a front-row seat for Russiagate

Global scandals now labeled Russiagate, Spygate, and what President Trump calls "Obamagate" shook the political world, but hit me closer to home. I'm the reason the so-called FBI "spy" at the center of Spygate, Stefan Halper, met Carter Page, the alleged "Russian Asset" in Russiagate's Crossfire Hurricane investigation.

On May 19, 2018, this realization blindsided me in London as I was about to fly out for my wedding. The New York Times, NBC News and other sources had outed my PhD supervisor, Stefan Halper, as a spy known to the UK's MI6 intelligence service as "The Walrus."

It didn't seem real. Could a former professor I once trusted as a mentor have betrayed his word, profession, and country to start these disasters? I had moved to England to pursue an academic career and leave DC's politics behind, only to have my PhD supervisor throw me back into the most outrageous political firestorms I could imagine. Just my luck. Then an even worse question began nagging at me. Did I unintentionally light the match that started it all?

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Invasion of the New Normals

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They're here! No, not the pod people from Invasion of the Body Snatchers. We're not being colonized by giant alien fruit. I'm afraid it is a little more serious than that. People's minds are being taken over by a much more destructive and less otherworldly force ... a force that transforms them overnight into aggressively paranoid, order-following, propaganda-parroting totalitarians.

You know the people I'm talking about. Some of them are probably your friends and family, people you have known for years, and who had always seemed completely rational, but who are now convinced that we need to radically alter the fabric of human society to protect ourselves from a virus that causes mild to moderate flu-like symptoms (or absolutely no symptoms at all) in over 95% of those infected, and that over 99.6% survive, which, it goes without saying, is totally insane.

I've been calling them "corona-totalitarians," but I'm going to call them the "New Normals" from now on, as that more accurately evokes the pathologized-totalitarian ideology they are systematically spreading. At this point, I think it is important to do that, because, clearly, their ideological program has nothing to do with any actual virus, or any other actual public health threat. As is glaringly obvious to anyone whose mind has not been taken over yet, the "apocalyptic coronavirus pandemic" was always just a Trojan horse, a means of introducing the "New Normal," which they've been doing since the very beginning.

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SOTT Earth Changes Summary - July 2020: Extreme Weather, Planetary Upheaval, Meteor Fireballs

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July 2020 saw record volumes of rainfall, killing hundreds of people, leaving millions displaced or homeless, and destroying crops around the world.

Asia seemed to get the worst of it, with extreme monsoon rain and consequential flooding killing hundreds of people in China, Japan, South Korea, Nepal, Bangladesh and India. China in particular continues to battle its worst flooding in decades as the water level of 433 rivers remains above the flood-control line, with 33 of them reaching record highs.

Heavy rain and floods have ravaged Assam, India, since May, affecting 2 to 3 million people across 27 districts, and claiming the lives of more than 100 people and destroying crops.

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The Future is 'Clear', And It's Dystopian: Virus Hype Ushers in a Covid-1984 Nightmare of Restricted Access

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Clear's new Health Pass and other 'Covid hi-tech innovations' are a stark warning of how the globalist 'New Normal' being mapped out will operate. Access to travel, sport & restaurants may be barred for all who refuse to comply.

"Originally launched in May, Health Pass is an extension of Clear's mobile app. The service links COVID-19 related data like a health questionnaire and temperature check to assess whether someone is healthy enough to enter a certain venue. Additionally, the app has the capability to link COVID-19 test results through partnerships with labs, and eventually vaccination status."

That's how Condé Nast Traveller described the latest piece of technology by the biometric ID company Clear, which will help the authorities determine who will, and who will not, be allowed to go to the ball.

Comment: See also:


Beaker

Fact-Checking a 'Fact-Checker' on Covid-19: A Response to HealthFeedback.org

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On July 12 an organization called Health Feedback posted a review of my and Patrick Corbett's July 2 OffGuardian article on the bombshell revelations of Bulgarian Pathology Association President Dr. Stoian Alexov. They stamped it "inaccurate."

This article is a refutation of Health Feedback's so-called fact-checking. I show why Dr. Alexov's statements, in fact, fit the evidence, and punch plenty of other holes in Health Feedback's claim that our article is "clearly wrong" and has "very little credibility."

Health Feedback's review is fatally faulty right off the top, when the review's unnamed author mistakes my co-author Patrick Corbett for James Corbett of The Corbett Report: the screencap at the top of the review is from James Corbett's June 16 interview with me.

The review also takes a swipe at outlets that reposted our article: it notes Media Bias/Fact Check dubs GlobalResearch.ca and Australian National Review "conspiracy websites."

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MindMatters: First Sight, Polyvagal Theory, and Contemplative Practices

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What does meditation or contemplation have to do with our physiology? And what is the possible connection between our autonomic nervous system and a coherent theory of psi? Today on MindMatters we bring together three topics: contemplative practice (see our interviews with Fr. Joseph Azize), first sight theory (see our interview with Dr. Jim Carpenter), and Stephen Porges's polyvagal theory, as discussed in a recent book by Stanley Rosenberg, Accessing the Healing Power of the Vagus Nerve.

Porges's work on the two branches of the vagus nerve, and the states of consciousness they are involved in, has important implications for physical and mental health. But the connections may go even further than that, into areas considered spiritual or even paranormal. The states facilitated by ventral vagus nerve activation have a lot in common with the conditions most conducive to eliciting psi, both in the lab and in everyday life. And together they may explain certain features of contemplative states and practices.


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5 Ways 'The New Normal' is Getting Worse and Worse

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It's been a big few days for the New Normal narrative and, through the deliberately cultivated haze of confusion, it's not hard to see the world they want to build is taking shape.

1. Australia's Curfew

The state of Victoria, and the city of Melbourne, have declared a "state of disaster" and instituted a lockdown and curfew. The state's 6.3 million inhabitants, nearly 5 million in the city, have to follow these restrictions:
  • Workplaces and shops that are not deemed essential will close or reduce their hours from Wednesday midnight but services such as supermarkets, petrol stations and doctors will remain open.
  • "Permitted" or essential workers will have to carry a special permit to work outside the home.
  • There is a nightly curfew in force: between the hours of 8pm and 5am you cannot leave home except for work or to get or provide urgent care.
  • You must stay within five kilometres of your home to shop or exercise.
  • If you leave the house to exercise, it should be for only one hour each day.
  • While up to two people can still exercise together, people should shop on their own - groups in public, even from the same household, are no longer allowed.
  • Schools will shift to remote learning except for vulnerable students and children of permitted workers.
  • Childcare centres will close to all but vulnerable children and those of essential workers.
  • Funerals can continue with a maximum of 10 people but weddings are off except for rare, compassionate reasons.
Since March, Australia has had 247 Covid19 deaths, across the entire country. The median age of these deaths is over 80.

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Lebanon Braced For High Number of Casualties as Absolutely Gargantuan Explosion Obliterates Port Area of Beirut​​​​​​​


Comment: Update 5 August 2020 - 08:30 CET

The death toll has reached 100 people, with around 4,000 people wounded.

The entire city of Beirut is reporting injuries and damage. Hospitals are barely functioning, following months of Covid-19 lockdown, mass lay-offs, hyperinflation and power blackouts. The city's population is around 2.5 million people, so it may take many days before something approximating a final death toll can be established...

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A MASSIVE explosion in Beirut on 4 Aug was felt for miles around.
At least two explosions in the Lebanese capital of Beirut have occurred near the city's main port area.

Videos from around the city captured the massive explosion and subsequent shockwave Tuesday evening.


A powerful blast has just rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut. The cause of the massive explosion is as yet unknown.

But multiple social media videos from various angles shows it happened during daylight hours Tuesday, in the late afternoon or early evening local time.

Images show that a massive shockwave flashed over the city, followed by an immense fireball that appeared several stories high.


Comment: Fireworks? That second blast looks like it was from at least a thousand-pound bomb. The energy it released is associated with only the largest (non-nuclear) bombs and volcanic eruptions.

In the meantime, we fear a lot of people may have been killed here.


Lebanon newspaper The Daily Star suffered massive damage to their main office:


Lebanon's port area, and thus a key economic lifeline for the small Mediterranean country, is certainly wrecked:


Another apocalyptic scene: a priest giving mass is felled from falling debris as he flees a church somewhere in the city:


Here's a still from the 'second' explosion:

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Fireworks?
UPDATE 9:30PM CET

Turns out 'fireworks' is indeed just a rumor (one started by Lebanon's branch of the Global Fake News Factory):


That global media instantly went with that as a cause is likely a clue as to the real cause. Perhaps it was a Hezbollah munitions storage site, which 'somebody' eliminated, taking Beirut's shipping lifeline with it, along with thousands of lives & livelihoods.

Update 9:45PM CET

Here's video footage of the event from real close up:


Strangely (or not), the Israelis are piping up to say that the warehouse stored "munitions confiscated from Hezbollah." So possible motive begins taking shape.


Furthermore:


In fact, on July 31st, the Israeli Defense Minister specifically threatened to "bomb Lebanese infrastructure," before placing the IDF on 'high alert'.

Update 10PM CET

The closest type of explosion we've seen to this is the one that occurred on 5 August 2019, one year ago tomorrow. It happened when a major munitions facility in the Krasnoyarsk region of Siberia exploded:


In fact, the massive blast in Russia this time last year was part of a string of strange explosions at Russian military facilities.

Today's explosion in Beirut, however, is an order of magnitude more powerful, and thus destructive.

Update 5 Aug 2020 - 08:30 CET

US president Trump has told reporters that, after speaking with "our top generals," he (and they) seem to believe this was deliberate:


The US Geological Survey reports that the explosion "generated seismic waves equivalent of a magnitude 3.3 earthquake," with the caveat that if this had occurred underground, the seismic reading would have been significantly higher.

Lebanon was already 'on the brink' before this event. Here journalist and founder of the news site Beirut Report, Habib Battah, explains the dire state the small country is in:


Update 5 Aug 2020 - 13:30 CET

The force of the blast left an enormous crater in Beirut's port:
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Update 5 Aug 2020 - 18:30 CET

The ammonium nitrate connection

Lebanese officials have indeed acknowledged that over 2,700 tons of confiscated ammonium nitrate had been stored in the warehouse in question for the last six years. The presence of the nitrate was apparently well-known, and an investigation had been launched 5 months ago with the goal of preventing any mishaps. For the story of the initial confiscation followed by bureaucratic deadlock, see here and here.

The Lebanese Supreme Defence Council has claimed that a spark from welding work at the site may have caused the initial fire - workmen were supposedly there repairing a faulty door.

But it doesn't really matter whether or not ammonium nitrate was stored there. It requires multiple chemical processes before it becomes an effective explosive. As a fertilizer in farming, it is stored in large amounts in rural areas all around the world. That wouldn't be common practice if there was a general risk of it exploding.

The most likely scenario in Beirut seems to be that a large bomb was transported and assembled there. The fire that preceded the explosion was perhaps a decoy, along with some amount of fireworks thrown in as further decoy. And then the bomb was remote-detonated.

Hezbollah arms storage?

Some have alleged that the port was used as weapons storage for Hezbollah. The head of the port claims no explosives were stored near the substances alleged to have been responsible. HRW chief Roth posted then deleted an unhinged tweet blaming Hezbollah, speculating that blowing up the port was their way of saying "don't mess with us for allegedly killing former Lebanese PM Hariri".


In either case, there is the potential for sabotage (in addition to negligence and corruption), given the relatively high profile of both the nitrate and the alleged Hezbollah weapons. (See this unverifiable report from progressive Jewish writer Richard Silberstein, for example, claiming a "confidential, highly-informed Israeli source" said Israel was responsible. They say the Israelis wanted to destroy a Hezbollah arms depot, but didn't know about the nitrate and accidentally caused a bigger explosion in the process.)


PM Diab has asked for help from the international community and promised an investigation followed by justice. Both the U.S. and Israel have pledged to offer assistance. Russia is sending a mobile hospital and rescue unit. Among the 100+ dead was top Christian party official Nizar Najarian. Hundreds are still missing - some may still be buried under the rubble. Over 4,000 were injured, and up to 300,000 Lebanese have been left homeless.

For more pictures and footage of the destruction, see here, here,




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Objective:Health - The Strange Push to Suppress Hydroxychloroquine

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Dr. Simone Gold, a board certified emergency physician who was recently fired after 20 years as an emergency room physician for participating in the America's Frontline Doctors press conference, where medical professionals from across the country were touting the benefits of hydroxychloroquine, said in a recent series of tweets:
Why are social media company employees with no medical degree or clinical experience censoring the perspectives of practicing physicians? Why are journalists claiming hydroxychloroquine is ineffective when there are numerous studies showcasing its efficacy against COVID-19? Why are state governors restricting physicians from prescribing an FDA approved medication for 65 years and empowering pharmacies to over-rule your doctor? These actions are unprecedented and have never happened before in medicine.
It is indeed unprecedented. We have never witnessed a mainstream pharmaceutical medication be the victim of such widespread smearing - it's usually the opposite, with drugs having their dangerous side-effects buried while being promoted as a miracle cure. While it's unlikely that HCQ is benign (no pharmaceutical drugs are), is it really deserving of the treatment it's getting? Does it need to be banned?

On this episode of Objective:Health, we dive into the apparent coordinated disinformation campaign against hydroxychloroquine, trying to get to the bottom of what the heck is going on here.


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♥And you can check out all of our previous shows (pre YouTube) here.

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Denis Rancourt: 'The Scientific Argument Against Wearing Facemasks'

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This is a 15 minute presentation - extracted from a longer debate - by former Professor of Physics Denis Rancourt on the randomised controlled studies on masks, illustrating that masks are ineffective in preventing viral transmission.


Comment: In case YouTube nixes it, here it is on Brighteon:


Watch the full debate:


Also by Denis Rancourt: