15 Dec 2020

Georgia Senate Race Puts Spotlight On Pro-Choice Views Of Pastor
It is one thing to be a radical, feminist atheist marching down the streets of DC and proclaiming your “right” to abortion. It is another thing to be a “pro-choice pastor,” as Senate candidate Raphael Warnock claims to be, using the Bible to justify abortion. This is as morally compromised as it is theologically confused.

The Case For Pardoning Edward Snowden By President Trump: Greenwald
A U.S. appellate court in September unanimously ruled that the NSA’s program of mass domestic surveillance was illegal, as well as likely a violation of the Fourth Amendment’s guarantee against “unreasonable searches and seizures.” That is precisely the abuse Snowden acted to stop. And that is why the people and institutions across the political spectrum who have devoted themselves to protecting the right to privacy, safeguarding internet freedom and combating the abuses of the security state have advocated a pardon or clemency for Snowden.
President Trump has, on two occasions, indicated that he was considering the possibility of pardoning Snowden.

‘The hero we need’: Costco shopper with bullhorn condemns lockdown
With a clothing table as his platform, a California Costco shopper declared through a bullhorn he’s had enough of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s coronavirus orders. In a video that went viral on Twitter, the man urged fellow Californians not to give in to the lockdown and mask orders. “You must not do this. If you continue, this is the life that you will have,” “Don’t tell me I don’t have a right,” he said to apparent pushback. “Gov. Newsom doesn’t have the right to make you wear a mask.

Trump adviser: ‘Alternative’ slate of electors voting in Electoral College
Republican electors in at least three states on Monday – while the official delegations to the Electoral College were voting from those states for Joe Biden – cast their votes for President Trump. The action isn’t entirely meaningless as it preserves those results for the states should any of the legal and other challenges to the 2020 election results, which millions believe were rife with fraud and cheating, are overturned. Electors in Arizona, with 11 votes, Georgia, with 16, and Pennsylvania, with 20, all voted for the president even as other, Democrat, electors in their states were casting their ballots for Biden.

Trump followers blocked from interacting with his posts after Twitter ‘accident’
Twitter insists that it was an accident that on Saturday users who wanted to interact with tweets from President Donald Trump were left unable to do so. Twitter said the ban on sharing had been an accident. “We inadvertently took action to limit engagements on the labeled Tweet you referenced. This action has been reversed, Not everyone was willing to chalk this up to an errant click or two.

Audit concludes Dominion voting machines are designed for fraud
The company that conducted an independent audit of 22 Dominion Voting Systems in a small Michigan county released a report Monday concluding the machines are “intentionally and purposefully designed with inherent errors.” Consequently, Allied Security Operations Group advised in its report, President Trump should invoke his 2018 executive order to ensure national security in the event of foreign interference in an election.

Report: Russian hackers access DHS communications
A team of sophisticated hackers believed to be working for the Russian government won access to internal communications at the US Department of Homeland Security, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. According to the report, the breach was part of Sunday’s cyberattack which penetrated the US departments of Treasury and Commerce. During Sunday’s attack, information was stolen from the US Treasury Department and the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration.

Iran Suspected in Plague of Cyber Attacks infecting Israeli Firms: Endangering Supply Chain
The attacks came after a breach into the servers of Amital Data’s servers, allowing access to the data of clients using its Unifreight logistics software. Its client list includes about 40 freight forwarders, shipping agents, airline cargo sales agents, and customs brokers. Some of these companies are involved in importing sensitive military equipment.

Pence to Visit Israel Just Prior to Presidential Inauguration
Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit Israel the week before the presidential inauguration on January 20. This will be Pence’s third visit as VP, having been here in 2018 and again earlier this year for a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The VP’s visit is part of a series of visits by Trump officials to the Holy Land.

Abbas’ advisor: Menorah on Top of Cave of Patriarchs a “War Crime”
The placing of a Hanukkiah – a special candelabra used during the celebration of the Jewish festival of lights Hanukkah – has been deemed a “war crime” by the PA. The candelabra has been set up on the roof of the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron, a holy site for Jews. The site is also holy to Muslims who refer to it as the Ibrahimi Mosque. It is ironic that the PA rejects the Jewish connection to the site and claims that no one but Muslims has any rights to the site since Islam’s turning the Cave of the Patriarchs into a Muslim holy site is completely based on Jewish tradition.

PA: Hanukkiah at Cave of Patriarchs constitutes a ‘war crime’
The placing of a hanukkiah on the roof of the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron in celebration of Hanukkah has been denounced as a “war crime” by the Palestinian Authority… The site is holy to both Jews and Muslims; according to Jewish tradition it is the place where the Patriarchs and Matriarchs, other than Rachel, are buried, while it is known to Muslims as the Ibrahimi Mosque.

On 33rd anniversary, Hamas vows to free Palestine ‘from sea to river’
Hamas vowed…to continue the fight against Israel “until the liberation of Palestine, from the [Mediterranean] Sea to the [Jordan] River.” In a statement on the…33rd anniversary of its establishment, the terror group…said that it would “continue to carry the banner of resistance” against Israel “until we achieve our people’s goals of freedom, the right of return…and the restoration of our land and holy sites.”

Report Claims Dominion Error Rate of 68%, ‘Intentionally Designed to Create Systemic Fraud’
The report reasons that while “the allowable election error rate established by the Federal Election Commission guidelines is of 1 in 250,000 ballots (.0008%),” they “observed an error rate of 68.05% with Dominion Voting Systems. Its findings focus on Antrim County, which saw its election results glitch and flip thousands of votes for President Trump to Joe Biden.

Afghan government, Taliban to resume peace talks in January
Peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban insurgents will resume in early January…after reaching agreement on procedural ground rules for sustaining their dialogue to end the war. The talks…began in Qatar in September, months after the United States and the Taliban struck a deal on the withdrawal of the remaining 12,000 U.S. troops in exchange for Taliban security guarantees and a commitment to talk peace.

Australia storms: Floods spark evacuation warnings for NSW towns
Australian authorities have issued evacuation warnings for low-lying towns in northern New South Wales (NSW) as storms batter the nation’s east coast. On Tuesday, emergency officials said they had fielded about 150 calls for help in the past 24 hours. Huge swells pummelled the coasts of NSW and south-east Queensland on Monday, causing major erosion.

US imposes sanctions on Turkey over Russia weapons
The US has issued sanctions against its fellow Nato ally Turkey over its deployment of a Russian-made missile defence system acquired last year. The US says Russia’s S-400 surface-to-air missile system is incompatible with Nato technology and a threat to the Euro-Atlantic alliance. The sanctions announced by the state department on Monday target Turkey’s weapons procurement sector.

EU Digital Services Act set to bring in new rules for tech giants
The European Union is set to unveil new rules it says will “overhaul” the digital market, including how tech giants operate. A pair of laws – the Digital Services and Digital Markets Acts – will be announced later on Tuesday. They are expected to be the biggest revision in 20 years, focusing on competition and making platforms responsible for hosted content.

Kuwait emir says ‘comprehensive reform programme’ needed
Kuwait’s ruler has told the new parliament, in which opposition candidates made gains, that comprehensive reforms were needed to help the Gulf Arab state exit its worst economic crisis in decades and that there was no time for “fabricating conflicts”. Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah took the reins in September following the death of his brother…

Severe storm brings massive rains to Queensland and NSW, Australia
An intense low-pressure trough off the coast of southeast Australia has brought torrential rains, floods, damaging winds, and dangerous waves to southeast Queensland and northern New South Wales over the weekend, with authorities describing the impacts as similar to that of a Category 1 cyclone. While the threat has eased on Monday, December 14, severe thunderstorm and flood warnings remain in force.

Tropical Cyclone “Yasa” expected to make landfall over Viti Levu, Fiji
Tropical Cyclone “Yasa” formed on December 12, 2020, as the first named storm of the 2020/21 South Pacific Ocean cyclone season. The current forecast track takes Yasa over Viti Levu, Fiji on December 17, with maximum sustained winds between 165 km/h (100 mph) and 195 km/h (120 mph).

Strong explosive eruption at Etna volcano, Italy
A strong explosive eruption started at Etna volcano on December 13, 2020, ejecting volcanic ash up to 4.8 km (16 000 feet) above sea level by 23:00 UTC. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red.

‘Is It The Worship Or The Building?’ Northam Tells Virginians They Don’t Need To Be In Church For God To Hear Their Prayers 
Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam told Virginians Thursday that they don’t need to be in church for God to hear their prayers.  “For me, God is wherever you are,” Northam said. “You don’t have to sit in the church pew for God to hear your prayers.”

United Nations Launches Site Called ‘Verified’ Where 110,000 ‘Information Volunteers’ Will Help To Control Narrative About COVID-19 Vaccine
The global elites at the United Nations and the World Economic Forum are very upset that you might accidentally stumble across the truth about the Messenger 33 coronavirus vaccine, the mind-numbing side effects and the coming digital identification, so they have launched a site called ‘Verified’ to tell you what your opinion is.

Chinese Nationals are Teaming Up with Mexican Drug Cartels to Launder Millions of Dollars
A Chinese national awaits being sentenced in a Chicago court early in 2021 for laundering over $530,000 for Mexican drug cartels.

Stocks Slide As NYC Mayor Warns ‘Prepare For Possibility Of Full Shutdown’
Stocks are leaking lower Monday morning, erasing some of this morning’s vaccine-induced (and possibly dollar- and Brexit-induced) bump, after NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio brought up the possibility of a “full shutdown” of NYC on Monday, the day that restaurants in the city were forced to close as new bans on indoor dining went into effect.

Chris Cuomo: Shut Up, Christians, Your Kind Aren’t Welcome In Public Life
While interviewing Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, last week, CNN’s Chris Cuomo expressed concern that Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s faith appears “more central to her value system and her behavior and thoughts than it would be for just an ordinary Catholic.”

BREAKING BIG: CISA Emergency Directive Calls on ALL Federal Civilian Agencies to Review Compromise and Disconnect or Power Down SolarWinds Orion Products Immediately
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Sunday night issued Emergency Directive 21-01, in response to a KNOWN COMPROMISE involving SolarWinds Orion products.

Sidney Powell On DNI Ratcliffe’s Pending Report: “It’s Going To Blow The Mind Of Every Citizen Of The Country”
…“We have counterfeit ballots, we have dead people voting by the thousands, if not, by the hundreds of thousands, there was something someone called ‘phantom voters,’ there was just more manner and means of fraud than any law-abiding American citizen could possibly imagine,” Powell told Jan Jekielek of the Epoch Times. “It’s stunning — it’s absolutely stunning, and they are so in our face with it. And then to deny it is purely Machiavellian.”

COVID vaccine effort underway as first Pfizer shots leave Michigan plant
Hopes that the vaccination could finally see an end to the pandemic has seen it likened to D-Day, the US-led military offensive that marked the ending of World War II.

IT’S WAR: Communist China successfully infiltrated vaccine giants Pfizer, AstraZeneca and GlaxoSmithKline as part of “unrestricted warfare” to defeat the US military and conquer North America 
We now have confirmation from multiple sources that the newly-leaked database of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) loyalists includes the names and details of 123 individuals who have successfully infiltrated the vaccine industry, attaining employment at vaccine giants Pfizer, AstraZeneca and GlaxoSmithKline — corporations that are manufacturing coronavirus vaccines for U.S. civilian and military use.

Michigan GOP poll challenger: ‘They didn’t disqualify a single ballot’
…“I saw a ballot for Taniqua Haynes, it comes up in the computer as the wrong ballot number. They mailed her ballot number 5748, but that’s not what she sent back,” poll watcher Chris Schnorak said in an interview. He said that his challenges were rejected by election officials: “They refused to put challenges in the electronic log.”

NJ lawmaker wants MANDATORY corona shot for all kids WITHOUT EXEMPTION
A State Senator in New Jersey wants the coronavirus vaccine made mandatory for all school-age children, despite them being the least at risk group. Middlesex Democrat Senator Joseph Vitale also wants to eliminate exemptions that have been used in the past to prevent their children from receiving shots.