19 Feb 2021

Even Europe Is Warning Against Importing America’s Poisonous Progressivism
The patriotic American Right has long said that the United States is a force for freedom and democracy in the world. Even when acting as the world’s policeman it was generally understood that America’s mistakes were a result of naivete rather than sinister motive. But the reality is that America has, over the past-half century, been the primary exporter of cultural poison. Beyond Hollywood films and TV and American music and the collective coarsening and globalizing effect on culture, there is the Sexual Revolution itself — not to mention the tsunami of digital pornography. Interestingly, the Daily Mail and the New York Times are reporting that prominent politicians, intellectuals and academics in France are now expressing concern that as America plunges towards progressive radicalism, other unwilling nations are being dragged along for the ride as their own young people follow the progressive Pied Piper.

French Pres. Macron says American woke theories threaten France
French politicians, journalists and intellectuals are concerned that “woke” theories from the United States on race, gender and post-colonialism pose a serious threat to France. According to the New York Times last week, top intellectuals joined forces to fight “what they regard as contamination by the out-of-control woke leftism of American campuses and its attendant cancel culture.” The movement comes months after French President Emmanuel Macron criticized the theories.

GOP Senators Demand Probe Into Cuomo’s “Possibly Criminal” Handling Of COVID Death Data
A group of Republican Senators have penned a letter demanding a full investigation into the recent revelations that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration may have deliberately covered-up New York’s nursing home COVID-19 death toll. “That so many people needlessly lost their lives because of the failed policies of Governor Cuomo’s administration – an administration that many have lauded over the past year – is tragic and deserves a full investigation and accounting,” reads the letter sent to Sen. Dick Durban (D-Ill), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Texas Was “Seconds And Minutes” From Complete Disaster
One week ago, long before almost anyone else realized just how serious the situation in the plains states in general and Texas in particular would be as a result of the cascade of soaring nat gas prices, we warned that all hell was about to break loose. But not even we had any idea just how close to total collapse the system nearly was.

Howard Kurtz Calls Left’s Reactions To Rush Limbaugh’s Death ‘Ghoulish Glee’
“The ghoulish glee… that some on the Left have displayed since Rush Limbaugh died is just reprehensible,” Kurtz said on Fox News’ “America Reports.”“I never understand why some twisted people feel it’s perfectly okay to applaud when someone, even someone they fundamentally disagree with passes away? It makes them look small and mean and petty,”

EU army warning: US and UK at risk from European military – MEP lifts lid on Macron’s plot
Emmanuel Macron has been a vocal advocate of Europe having its own defence force in recent years. His position was underlined by French Minister for Europe Clement Beaune during an interview with French broadcaster CNews earlier this month. In remarks which have likely raised eyebrows in the new administration of Joe Biden, Mr Beaune appeared to take a swipe at the new US President and question the USA’s commitment to Europe, while highlighting the threat posed by Vladimir Putin’s Russia and Xi Jinping’s China.

Biden Muscles Out Chicago Prosecutor Hot on the Heels of Powerful Dems
Joe Biden is forcing Chicago’s top federal prosecutor to resign amid ongoing criminal probes of powerful Illinois Democrats and their associates. U.S. attorney John Lausch is prosecuting close confidants of Democrat boss Mike Madigan, an ally of former president Barack Obama who resigned from the state legislature Thursday after a decades-long reign in Springfield. Lausch’s office will also prosecute Chicago alderman Edward Burke (D.), an influential figure accused of strong-arming businesses into retaining his law firm. Lausch’s abrupt removal has drawn bipartisan criticism from Illinois lawmakers

Biden kills Keystone but promotes pipeline for Taliban
After canceling the Keystone XL pipeline, eliminating thousands of American jobs, President Biden’s administration began negotiating a deal between the Taliban and one of the world’s worst dictatorships for a trans-national pipeline.

Perseverance beams back first images of Mars
The rover landed on the Red Planet on Thursday (Feb. 18) after an unfathomably fast plunge through the atmosphere, followed by a rapid deceleration thanks to a never-before used skycrane. The skycrane then guided the robotic laboratory the remaining 65 feet (20 m) to the surface using cables.

Canadian Pastor Jailed for Breaching COVID Regulations, Refusing to Tell Court He Would Stop Services
A judge threw James Coates, of Spruce Grove, in the slammer after he twice refused to tell the court he would stop his services.

Two 1,800-year-old sarcophagi discovered at Ramat Gan Safari Park
Workers unearth discovery during construction of new addition to park’s wildlife hospital; experts date stone coffins back to Roman period and estimate were intended for people of high social status. The sarcophagi, made of local stone – probably from the Judean Hills or Samaria – are locally-produced imitations of the prestigious sarcophagi made of Proconnesian marble from the Turkish island of Marmara.

Exiled Iranian crown prince accused of ‘kissing up to Israel’
In its report, Iran International, a UK-based outlet, focused on the exiled crown prince’s desire for peace with Israel. “He expressed his support for the Abraham Accords. He thinks they opened many doors for the youths in those countries unlike the ‘axis of resistance [comprising Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Yemen, and Syria],’ where he sees darkness.” He also said the Iranian people are interested in peace with Israel.”

Iran is playing with fire, Germany warns
Iran’s latest moves jeopardize a return of the United States to the nuclear deal, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas warned on Thursday. “The more pressure is applied, the more difficult it gets to find a political solution,” Maas said. Talks “are being significantly complicated at the moment because Iran obviously does not seek de-escalation but escalation – and this is playing with fire.”

Israel announces ‘technological leap forward’ in new Arrow interceptor
Israel said on Thursday it is developing a new ballistic missile shield, the Arrow-4, with the United States, another layer in a defensive system built with an eye towards Iran. Israel’s Arrow-2 and Arrow-3 interceptors are already operational as part of a multi-layered system to destroy incoming missiles in the atmosphere and in space.

Hezbollah chief threatens Israel with ‘events not seen since 1948’
Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah declared on Tuesday that if “war erupts, Israelis will see events they haven’t witnessed since 1948.”

Israel: US paving path to Iranian nuclear bomb with push to rejoin JCPOA
Israel warned that the United States was helping Iran develop a nuclear weapons arsenal with its decision late Thursday night to push to rejoin the 2015 Iran deal. “Israel remains committed to preventing Iran from getting nuclear weapons and its position on the nuclear agreement has not changed,” the Prime Minister’s Office said.

Equatorial Guinea to relocate embassy to Jerusalem
Equatorial Guinea plans to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the first such pledge of its kind under the new administration of US President Joe Biden. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke about the matter with Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo on Friday, after which his office put out an announcement on the matter.

Gantz: Ground in Lebanon will shake in future war with Israel
If Israel has to fight with Hezbollah, “the ground in Lebanon will tremble, and the terrorist organization will be severely hit,” Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Thursday. “Even now, in spite of the fact that Israel has the strongest armed forces in the Middle East,” there are still elements that are threatening the country with “days of battle,” Gantz said…

US-Saudi alliance: Major reset under way
This week President Joe Biden’s administration has given a further indication of how it plans to distance itself from the Middle East policies of his predecessor, President Donald Trump. The White House Press Secretary, Jen Psaki, has said that the president intended to “recalibrate” his relationship with a key US ally, Saudi Arabia.

Biden withdraws Trump’s restoration of UN sanctions on Iran
The Biden administration on Thursday rescinded former president Donald Trump’s restoration of U.N. sanctions on Iran, an announcement that could help Washington move toward rejoining the 2015 nuclear agreement aimed at reining in the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.

Texas Was “Seconds And Minutes” From Complete Disaster
Texas was this close to a worst-case scenario: uncontrolled blackouts across the state.

Iran to Install Advanced Nuclear Centrifuges
Iran has informed the International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA) of its intent to install two more cascades of advanced IR-2m centrifuges in a move that will further enhance the quantity of the uranium it can produce, the agency said in a recent report.

As Texas Residents Freeze, ICE Ensures All Detained Illegal Aliens Have ‘Food, Water and Heat’
As Texas residents continue to suffer power outages and dangerously cold temperatures, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is assuring the public that illegal aliens being detained in the state still have heat, food and water.

At least 2 400 cold temperature records broken or tied in the U.S. from February 12 to 16, 2021
At least 2 400 preliminary daily cold temperature records, including cold maximums and minimums, were broken or tied at longer-term sites (75+ years of data) in the United States from February 12 to 16, 2021. The cold snap peaked from February 14 to 16. Another winter storm will affect a large area from Friday, February 19 — from the Lower Mississippi Valley into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.

Wanna see something? Watch SC Democrats call unborn babies “pretend life” and then walk out of the state House chamber in protest of the heartbeat abortion bill
Literally called it a “farce of a vote about pretend life.” You can’t make this up:

Christian Pastor In Edmonton Canada Is Arrested And Placed In Jail By COVID Police For The Crime Of Holding A Church Service For His Congregation 
Now that you know that having a vaccine is not going to end COVID lockdowns and restrictions, you’ve probably already figured out that they won’t end even if a cure for COVID should be found. No, COVID-19 is the proverbial ‘golden ticket’ that the New World Order has waited for since the very first Bilderberger meeting was called back in 1954. The aspirations of global domination lusted over by David Rockefeller, George HW Bush, George Soros and all the others has finally come to flower.

Mark Steyn: Rush Limbaugh ‘Talent Returned to God’
Political commentator, author, and frequent guest host of The Rush Limbaugh Show, Mark Steyn wrote that he owes “almost everything” to Limbaugh, who passed away Wednesday morning after a year-long battle with lung cancer.

Judicial Watch sues U.S. Capitol Police in pursuit of emails and videos pertaining to Jan. 6 riots
The watchdog organization said in a press release that it filed the suit under the common law right of access to public records following the Capitol Police declining to provide materials sought in a Jan. 21 request.

Brandon Smith: A Question For Leftists
The political left has committed itself to a fantasy world; a parallel universe. They deeply believes in things that never happened, and treat those beliefs as sacrosanct.

Church says Bible isn’t the Word of God, then draws ire
A progressive Nashville church has drawn the ire of the internet after sharing a message on social media declaring the Bible isn’t the Word of God, inerrant or infallible.

5 Of 7 Republican Senators Who Convicted Trump Have Been Censured In Home States
Of the seven Republican senators who voted to convict former President Donald Trump, five of them have been censured by various state and county Republican Parties or from voters.

Democrats Introduce Bill to Prevent Trump From Being Buried at Arlington
Democrats in the House of Representatives have introduced legislation that would prevent any federal funds being allocated to any federal entity to honor or commemorate “certain former presidents” who “have been twice impeached by the House,” including prohibiting such a “former president” from being buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Black Americans Are Far ‘More Religious’ Than U.S. Public, New Pew Study Says
Black Americans are significantly more religious than the general population and are more likely than other adults to attend church, express belief in an all-powerful God, and believe that prayer can heal, according to a major new survey by the Pew Research Center.