28 Aug 2020

Science Is Not About Consensus
Newsflash; real science is based on facts not “consensus”. I’m sick and tired of idiots beating me over the head with pseudoscience instead of sticking to the cold, hard facts. Show me the hard data that standing six feet from someone is necessary. Show me the hard data that wearing any old rag on my face is going to materially stop the spread of a virus. Show me the hard data that enjoying fresh air and sunshine outdoors could be an invitation to an early death. Please, stick to the facts and don’t dare lecture me about the “consensus” and here’s why.

Blake’s mother condemns riots, apologizes to Trump; WI DOJ says he had knife in car, fought police before he was shot
In an interview with CNN Tuesday, Jacob Blake’s mother, Julia Jackson, condemned the rioting and unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin that has continued for days after her son was shot by a Kenosha Police Department officer on Sunday. Jackson said, “My family and I are very hurt. And quite frankly disgusted. And as his mother, please don’t burn up property and cause havoc and tear your own homes down in my son’s name. You shouldn’t do it.” The state DOJ report says Blake admitted to officers that he had a knife in his possession and investigators did reportedly find a knife on the driver’s side floor of the car.

Sheriff recommends residents use guns to blow criminal rioters ‘out of their house’
Polk County, Florida, Sheriff Grady Judd affirms he’s all for peaceful protests, and he has simple, straightforward advice for citizens when a demonstration turns violent and threatens their homes. “The people of Polk County like guns. They have guns. I encourage them to own guns,” he said at a news conference on June 1. “They’re going to be in their homes tonight, with guns loaded, and if you try to break into their homes to steal, to set fires, I’m highly recommending they blow you back out of their house with the guns.”

Spiral Lights on Mars
“There is a vast spiral of ultraviolet light over Mars’ South Pole,” says Nick Schneider of the University of Colorado’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics. “We understand the origin of the light, but its shape is a mystery.” The spiral is just the tip of the iceberg; the whole planet is surrounded by pulsating patterns of nightglow.

Force multiplier for Middle East peace with Israel
“The Center of Gravity has shifted under the Palestinians Feet”. In it she wrote: “It has taken 72 years and the Iranian threat, but the icy-cold chill of the presence of a modern Jewish state in the Middle East has gradually begun to thaw; first, with Egypt in 1979, then with Jordan in 1994, and now today with the UAE”.

More German intel confirms Iran seeks tech for weapons of mass destruction
The domestic intelligence agency for the German state of Saarland added new weight to intelligence reports from its sister states that previously confirmed the Islamic Republic of Iran sought technology for weapons of mass destruction and missile carrier systems during time period of 2019. “Iran, Pakistan and, to a lesser extent Syria, made efforts to procure goods and know-how for the further development of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems,” wrote the intelligence officials for the Saarland.

Netanyahu promises to act to prevent demolition of Mitzpe Kramim outpost
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised to work to prevent the execution of the High Court of Justice demolition order of settler homes in the unauthorized Mitzpe Kramim outpost, which were built on private Palestinian property. “All avenues will be explored to keep the residents where they are and we’re convinced that we will succeed in this,” Netanyahu said.

Man Of Sin About To Take World Stage
When God’s restraining influence is removed from total governance over the evil that permeates earth, the world will again quickly fill with violence and wickedness like it was in the times of Noah. The people of earth will be in full terror mode. Nuclear weaponry will likely be used at that time, at least on a limited basis. This will create even greater panic. There will be a massive outcry for safety—and for peace.

Hezbollah Releases New Threat Against Israel
“We see this [Israeli] aggression as sensitive and dangerous, but I will deliberately delay tackling it until a later time so that it occurs in the suitable context that is coming,” Nasrallah said during a televised speech, … Israeli attack helicopters and aircraft struck Hezbollah observation posts in Lebanon early Wednesday morning after Israeli forces were fired upon from across the border at 10:40 p.m. on Tuesday, according to the Israel Defense Forces. According to the Israeli military, the sniper was located between two outposts belonging to the UNIFIL peacekeeping force in an attempt to use the United Nations troops as a shield.

Minneapolis woman accused of trying to spark fires at university in 2018 pleads guilty to terror charges
A Minneapolis woman accused of starting fires at the university she attended pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal terrorism charges in connection with her attempt to recruit fellow Muslim students to join Al Qaeda, prosecutors said. Tnuza Jamal Hassan, 22, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis to one count of attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist group at her former school, St. Catherine University, according to a press release from the Justice Department.

Hurricane Laura Kills 4, Devastates Swath of Louisiana; Roofs Ripped Off, Buildings Shattered
Hurricane Laura killed at least four people after making landfall as a powerful Category 4 storm early Thursday morning in Louisiana with 150 mph winds that ripped buildings to pieces and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands.

IDF strikes Gaza after 6 rockets fired towards southern Israel
IDF forces struck targets in the Gaza Strip belonging to the Hamas terrorist group early Friday morning in response to six rockets that were fired from Gaza towards southern Israel through the night. The IDF Spokesperson Unit’s said on Friday morning that, “The attack was carried out in response to rocket fire from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory early in the morning.

Nasrallah in Lebanon and Iran focus on Israel tensions
An incident along Israel’s border this week enabled Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah to once again say he was watching developments in southern Lebanon closely. This will enable Hezbollah to claim that the incident, which was reported in Israeli media and by the IDF, did not affect Hezbollah.

More German intel confirms Iran seeks tech for weapons of mass destruction
The domestic intelligence agency for the German state of Saarland added new weight to intelligence reports from its sister states that previously confirmed the Islamic Republic of Iran sought technology for weapons of mass destruction and missile carrier systems during time period of 2019.

Hurricane Laura Leaves Six Dead, Homes Flattened, Coastal Towns Flooded in Louisiana
Swaths of coastal Louisiana were underwater, homes were flattened, hundreds of thousands were without power and at least six people were dead after Hurricane Laura left a path of destruction from water and high winds across Texas, Louisiana and on into parts of Arkansas. The storm’s wrath was worst in Louisiana, where four people were killed by falling trees, according to Gov. John Bel Edwards.

Report uncovers dramatic spike in children abusing parents during COVID-19 pandemic
The coronavirus lockdowns around the world have sparked fears that many people may be living in quarantine with violent partners or spouses. A new study reveals a…disturbing pattern growing in isolation: young children abusing their parents. Researchers from the universities of Oxford and Manchester find this “hidden” problem is intensifying during the pandemic, with the number of violent episodes skyrocketing by 70 percent.

Delta bans nearly 250 people from flying on its planes for refusing to wear masks
Delta Air Lines has placed more than 240 people on a “no fly list” for failing to comply with its mandatory mask policy, CEO Ed Bastian said in a memorandum to employees on Thursday. “Although rare, we continue to put passengers who refuse to follow the required face-covering rules on our no-fly list,” Bastian said in the memo, which highlighted the airline’s new hub facility in Salt Lake City.

Niger floods force 225,000 from their homes
The authorities in Niger say recent flooding in the capital, Niamey, has forced over 225,000 people from their homes. The number of deaths has risen to 45. Parts of the city have been submerged since Tuesday when the River Niger breached its banks. Heavy rain since then has caused further damage.

Melbourne storm: Three killed as winds cause widespread damage
Three people – including a four-year-old boy – have been killed by falling trees after a storm lashed the Australian state of Victoria. Gusts of up to 158km/h (100mph) were recorded, causing widespread damage and knocking out power to 95,000 homes. The deaths happened in suburbs across the state capital, Melbourne – a city already reeling from a Covid outbreak.

High Court rules for removal of settler homes from Palestinian land
The High Court of Justice ruled on Thursday that a cluster of homes in a Jewish settlement…in the West Bank was built on privately-owned Palestinian land and must…be removed. Accepting a petition by Palestinian plaintiffs, the justices overturned a 2018 District Court ruling which had broken judicial ground by recognizing Mitzpe Kramim settlers’ claim to the land, despite it being owned by Palestinians.

France’s Macron to head to Beirut to pressure Lebanese political elite
French President Emmanuel Macron will head to Beirut next week to pressure local politicians into pressing ahead with the creation of a government that can implement urgent reforms… “The president has said it he will not give up. He made a commitment to do what needs to be done and to apply the necessary pressure to put this program in place,” the official told reporters…

Record-breaking rainfall submerges Karachi, leaving more than 20 people dead, Pakistan
At least 23 people were killed in weather-related incidents in Karachi, Pakistan, on August 27, 2020, as intense monsoon rains continued to batter parts of the country. Up to 223.5 mm (8.7 inches) of rain fell in just 12 hours on Thursday alone, marking the city’s highest single-day downpour in 52 years.

Calif. church fined $10,000 for singing, meeting inside; pastor vows to ‘take a stand’ 
The pastor of a California church fined $10,000 for holding indoor worship services despite adhering to social distancing guidelines has begged Gov. Gavin Newsom to allow churches to reopen, warning that ignoring the spiritual health of the community will result in “chaos.”

1 in 5 churches facing permanent closure within 18 months due to COVID-19 shutdowns: Barna pres. 
As many as one in five churches could permanently close as a result of shutdowns stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, according to David Kinnaman, president of the prominent Christian research organization Barna Group.

National food bank faces rising demand for meals, plummeting food sources
Israel’s national food bank, Leket Israel, has seen donations of unused food from hotels, businesses and army bases plummet since the coronavirus broke out, while the demand for meals for needy people is only growing.

Why Democrats Favor Lawlessness and Terrorism Over Donald J. Trump
Looking backward with the part of 2020 that is in the rearview mirror, it is quite amazing that as the United States plunged further into the new year, the Democrat leadership digressed further and further from rational thought or intelligent expression. The year began with the Democrat leadership siding with the terrorists who honored and praised General Soleimani

Kesongo mud volcano erupts, leaving 4 people poisoned and 19 buffaloes missing, Indonesia
Kesongo mud volcano in Central Java, Indonesia erupted at around 05:00 LT on August 27, 2020, leaving 4 people poisoned and 19 buffaloes missing. The last eruption of this mud volcano took place 3 years ago.

Violent flooding leaves at least 110 fatalities, 2 000 houses destroyed in Parwan, Afghanistan
At least 110 people died and around 2 000 houses were destroyed after violent flash flooding swept through Parwan, Afghanistan, on August 26, 2020, with authorities noting that the death toll may continue to rise. The disaster management added that dozens were injured and more than 1 000 people have been evacuated.

Category 4 Hurricane “Laura” ties for strongest Louisiana landfalling hurricane on recordCategory 4 Hurricane “Laura” made landfall near Cameron in southwestern Louisiana at 06:00 UTC (01:00 CDT) on August 27, 2020, with maximum sustained winds of 241 km/h (150 mph) and minimum central pressure of 938 hPa. Catastrophic storm surge, extreme winds, and flash flooding are occurring in portions of Louisiana.

HIDING BIDEN: Nancy Pelosi Begins Desperate Campaign To Prevent The Upcoming Debates That Will Prove Joe Biden Is Not Mentally Competent
The Democrats have a plan to get Joe Biden elected president, and part of that plan includes preventing any debate between him and Donald Trump, never mind three of them they have scheduled between now and November. They need to cancel the debates because Joe 2020 is not like any previous version, this one can’t finish his sentences on a Teleprompter, needs other people standing close by for when the synapses begin to misfire as they do now on a regular basis.

Professional Sports In America Have Shamelessly Become A Platform For The Radical Left To Promote The ANTIFA And Black Lives Matter Agenda
The highly-paid and overly pampered professional athletes of the NBA, the NFL, as well as other sports franchises in America, have been given over to serve as a mouthpiece for the radical Progressive Left agenda of Black Lives Matter. They very badly need a wake-up call, and there is only one way to give it to them. A complete and total boycott of all games, all merchandise, all support of any kind.

Tucker Carlson Is The Last Truth Teller In The Main Stream Media And The Cancel Culture Censorship Nazis Have Begun Campaign To Silence Him
I stopped watching all main stream media news channels about 4 years ago, so disgusted was I with the biased reporting and blatant agenda pushing, and yes, that included Fox News. I turned it all off, and the silence was amazingly refreshing.

Godless Democrat Susan Rice Says It’s “Problematic” that Secretary of State Pompeo Is “Overtly Religious”
On Tuesday night Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered his address at the Republican National Convention from a location overlooking Jerusalem.

San Francisco Sen. Scott Wiener Introduces Bill to Decriminalize Men Having Sex With Boys
San Francisco state Senator Scott Wiener has introduced a new bill to decriminalize adult men having sex with boys and he and his allies in the media are smearing all opposition as “homophobic” and “anti-Semitic.”

Democrats essentially CONCEDE the election: Nancy Pelosi demands “no debates” as Democrats face the truth that Joe Biden is a walking Alzheimer’s patient who belongs in a nursing home
Democrats have essentially conceded the election as Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (Demon-Calif.) has just declared, “I don’t think there should be any debates,” absurdly claiming that Joe Biden debating with the President of the United States would “dignify” Donald Trump and therefore cannot be allowed to take place.