19 Dec 2020

NGOs, MKs call for government action as violence spikes in Arab sector
Following a suspected triple homicide in Baka al-Gharbiya Friday night, murders in the Arab sector reached a 20-year-high, according to MK Yousef Jabareen who posted on Twitter. Jabardeen called for a protest saying that there is “no enforcement and no government plan” to handle the epidemic of violence. Jabardeen tweeted that a caravan will block Highway 6 on Sunday in protest.

Hackers’ broad attack sets cyber experts worldwide scrambling to defend networks
Suspected Russian hackers who broke into U.S. government agencies also spied on less high-profile organizations, including groups in Britain, a U.S. internet provider and a county government in Arizona, according to web records and a security source. More details were revealed on Friday of the cyber espionage campaign that has computer network security teams worldwide scrambling to limit the damage…

Israel’s Netanyahu, top US military discuss Iranian threat
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the US joint chiefs of staff, on Friday to discuss regional threats, especially Iranian aggression. They also “discussed the ongoing military cooperation between the two countries and the opportunities that currently lie in the region,” Ofir Gendelman, the premier’s spokesperson, told the Arab media.

Turkey’s promise to send arms to Somalia draws criticism
Somalia’s opposition has urged Ankara not to send a shipment of weapons to a special police unit because they fear that Somali president could use them for “rigging” the approaching national elections. The call has put Turkey’s engagement in a country torn apart by civil war for decades under the spotlight.

Smith & Wesson sues NJ over ‘anti-Second Amendment agenda’
Smith & Wesson, one of largest gun manufacturers in the country, sued New Jersey in federal court Tuesday to stop a subpoena from the state’s attorney general which they say was part of an anti-Second Amendment agenda. Attorneys for Smith & Wesson said the subpoena, filed by New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, “seeks evidence of consumer fraud relating to advertising – but in reality, it seeks to suppress and punish lawful speech regarding gun ownership in order to advance an anti-Second Amendment agenda that the Attorney General publicly committed to pursue.”

‘Study the Constitution’: General Michael Flynn Slams RINO Congressman for Rejecting Martial Law to Overturn Vote Steal
Kitzinger is shaking in his boots because Gen. Flynn’s strength is starting to resonate with patriots in the Republican Party who have had enough of tolerating blatant fraud. Big League Politics reported earlier this week about Virginia state senator Amanda Chase, who is an early GOP gubernatorial frontrunner, embracing Gen. Flynn’s martial law plan to hold a new election to replace the bogus unconstitutional farce that took place in November:

Pentagon Abruptly Halts Biden Transition Briefings, Leaving Officials “Stunned”
Biden’s team is directly contradicting an earlier statement by Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller which sought to severely downplay the controversy, claiming Biden transition officials had agreed to a holiday “break” in DoD intelligence briefings. … the Pentagon has without warning or explanation halted Biden’s intelligence transition briefings.

Establishment Dems Ambush AOC And Other Progressives, Stripping Key Committee Assignments
in a surprise, last-second Steering Committee meeting on exclusive committee assignments Thursday, which was scheduled at 10 p.m. the night before, centrist Democrats put on a show of support for Rice and against AOC, in what looks to have been a process-defying attempt to keep AOC out of the seat. Fellow New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries came out in support of Rice, contra Nadler, as did Reps. Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Diana DeGette (D-CO), The result is both a resounding and surprising defeat for progressives, who just days ago had no reason to believe both Ocasio-Cortez and Garcia would be left off the committee, or even that this would be settled this week.

Progressive Groups Push Biden to Tap Accused Iranian Lobbyist for Top National-Security Role
A coalition of progressive foreign-policy groups is pressing President-elect Joe Biden to hire an Iranian national accused of lobbying for the Islamist regime for a senior administration role that a non-U.S. citizen would likely be ineligible to hold.

Gantz: There will be a place for Palestinian capital in united Jerusalem
Benny Gantz believes Jerusalem is “spacious” enough for a Palestinian capital whilst still remaining united, according to an interview in a Saudi newspaper published Thursday.

Traveling through time, darkness and silence to a Hasmonaean wonder
Outside an ancient fortress on the West Bank, an unassuming hole in the ground leads to a 12 meter high hall that was preserved for 2,000 years, from the time of the independent Jewish kingdom of Judea.

World’s cyber experts scramble to defend networks from suspected hackers
Suspected Russian hackers who broke into US government agencies also spied on less high-profile organizations, including groups in Britain, a US internet provider and a county government in Arizona, according to web records and a security source. More details were revealed on Friday of the cyber espionage campaign that has computer network security teams worldwide scrambling to limit the damage … “This hack was so big in scope that even our cybersecurity experts don’t have a real sense yet in terms of the breadth of the intrusion itself,” adding that it would take some time to fully vet all the agencies and targets.

Move to legalize 65 Samaria outposts passes paramilitary vote
A bill seeking to legalize 65 outposts in Judea and Samaria passed its preliminary Knesset reading on Wednesday, with a vote of 60 to 40. Neither Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu or PM-designate Benny Gantz were present for the vote.

Satellite images show Iran expanding underground nuclear facility at Fordo
Move comes amid tensions with the US over Iran’s nuclear program. While the purpose of the building remains unclear, any work at Fordo is likely will trigger concerns that the ayatollahs’ are gearing up to make a dash for an atomic bomb.

EU Court Rules: No Kosher Meat Allowed in Belgium
The E.U. court ruled that the laws requiring animals to be stunned enable “a fair balance to be struck bIt should be noted that anti-Semitism targeting the small Jewish population in Belgium is on the rise. This turned public in March 2019 when a parade float featuring stereotyped Jewish figures at a carnival near Brussels was widely criticized as antisemitic. Local Jewish organisations said it was “typical of Nazism of 1939.” between the importance attached to animal welfare and the freedom of Jewish and Muslim believers to manifest their religion.”

Twitter May Ban Trump But Allows Ayatollah’s “Death to Israel” Tweets
Michael Knowles talks about how Twitter may ban President Trump after Biden’s inauguration but the social media platform has no problem with Iran’s Ayatollah Khameini tweeting “Death to Israel.”

‘Creepy’, ‘Peak Orwell’, ‘MARK OF THE BEAST’: Andrew Yang’s idea to BRAND us with vaccine barcode does NOT go well
Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang had a thought today he ought probably not to have shared, although I guess it’s pretty good he did so people can get in front of the tank and say NO. He suggested that people should have to get branded by some method to prove they took the Covid vaccine.

At least 21 dead or missing after major floods and landslides hit Santa Catarina, Brazil
At least 12 people lost their lives while nine others remain missing after major floods and landslides hit the Vale do Itajai region in Santa Catarina, Brazil, on Thursday, December 17, 2020. Officials said up to 1 600 people have been affected by the critical situation as “everything was destroyed,” including houses and vehicles, with floodwaters reaching up to people’s shoulders.

Military deployed after record snowfall strands more than 2 000 vehicles in Japan
The snow was falling at an unprecedented rate over parts of Japan this week, stranding more than 2 000 vehicles and forcing authorities to deploy the military to help trapped people. In addition, more than 10 000 homes were left without electricity. JMA said that heavy snow will continue to fall through the weekend, mainly in areas on the Sea of Japan coast.

Powerful nor’easter brings historic snow to much of New England
A wide swath of New England was blanketed by record-breaking snow dumped by the season’s first major winter storm. The remarkable snow made interstates impassable, resulting in road accidents and fatalities.

Situation Update, Dec. 18th – Cyber Red Dawn attack on USA is prelude to TOTAL WAR with China
This is the most important Situation Update we’ve published so far. It’s for Friday, December 18th, and runs 98 minutes. See the video embed below.

We Are Now Watching COVID Theater With Politicians As Actors In A Commercial Selling You The Coronavirus Vaccine 
Just this morning, vice president of the United States Mike Pence received his COVID jab live on television to show you how ‘fun, safe and easy!‘ getting the coronavirus vaccine really is. Just don’t tell that to the ER nurse who got her vaccine on live television yesterday then proceeded to collapse as the cameras rolled. Uh-oh, the façade is already crumbling and things are just getting started. What shall be in the end thereof? I think you know.

WHO Finally Admits COVID19 PCR Test Has a ‘Problem’
In a statement released on December 14, 2020 the World Health Organization finally owned up to what 100,000’s of doctors and medical professionals have been saying for months: the PCR test used to diagnose COVID-19 is a hit and miss process with way too many false positives.

Hillsong Church Is A Snake Pit Of Open Demonic Activity As It’s Revealed Their NY Pastor Carl Lentz And Staffers Ran It Like The Playboy Mansion 
With the full blessing of Hillsong Church leader Brian Houston in Australia, ‘pastor’ Carl Lentz opened the New York City branch of the Laodicean megachurch, and proceeded to run it more like the Playboy Mansion than the Church of God. The focus was on self, wealth, and Hollywood celebrities who were attracted to the no rules, ‘come as you are and stay as you’ are false doctrine preached from their pulpits. Now the entire, ungodly mess has imploded and is under investigation amid claims of rampant sexual abuse of its members. No surprise here.

China Endures Worsening Electricity Shortages In Name Of Punishing Australia
Latest punitive restrictions have left dozens of coal-laden ships idling off China’s ports..

Black Texas megachurch pastor cuts ties with SBC over seminary presidents’ statement on CRT
The Rev. Ralph West, founder and senior pastor of The Church Without Walls in Houston, Texas, says he is cutting ties with the Southern Baptist Convention over a recent statement from the denomination’s Council of Seminary Presidents denouncing critical race theory and intersectionality as incompatible with their beliefs.