1 Aug 2021

Bennett: Israel will show Iran it made a serious mistake attacking ship
Israel knows with certainty Iran attacked the Mercer Street ship and will respond to it, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Sunday. Bennett’s remarks came after Iran denied involvement in Friday’s bombing off the coast of Oman, a move that the prime minister called “cowardly.” “I determine, with absolute certainty – Iran carried out the attack against the ship,” Bennett stated.

Nearly 2 million households owe $15 billion in back rent as eviction moratorium expires
As many as 1.95 million households across America owed a collective $15 billion in back rent when a nationwide eviction moratorium expired this weekend, according to Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia estimates. That number will reach 2 million by December, according to the report released Friday. In Pennsylvania, about 60,000 renter households will owe $412 million come August.

U.S. Strengthening Space Domain Awareness
As outer space becomes more congested due to the proliferation of satellites and orbital debris, the Space Force is investing in powerful radars and sensors for better situational awareness. “Space is a very dynamic domain right now, there’s a lot happening,” said Chief of Space Operations Gen. John Raymond. Just a couple of years ago, the military was tracking 22,000 objects. That number has now risen to 30,000.

Turkey: Foreign tourists evacuated as wildfires threaten resorts
Tourists have been evacuated from beaches in south-western Turkey, where raging wildfires are now threatening hotels and homes. Turkish Coastguard vessels – assisted by private boats and yachts – were deployed to bring holidaymakers to safety, according to local media. In the city of Bodrum, three five-star hotels were reportedly evacuated.

SolarWinds: Top US prosecutors hit by suspected Russian hack
Nearly 30 top US prosecutors had their office’s email accounts hacked during a major breach last year, the Justice Department says. The attack on users of the software SolarWinds – which the US has blamed on Russia – was the worst-ever cyber-espionage attack on the US government. The department says 27 US attorneys had at least one office computer hacked.

Ship tied to Israeli billionaire attacked off Oman, 2 killed
An oil tanker linked to an Israeli billionaire reportedly came under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, authorities said Friday, an assault that killed two crew members. The attack Thursday night targeted Liberian-flagged oil tanker Mercer Street just northeast of the Omani island of Masirah. The location is over 300 kilometers (185 miles) southeast of Oman’s capital, Muscat.

Deal signed to expand Russian presence in Suez Canal Economic Zone
Yehia Zaki, head of the General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone), announced on Thursday the success of talks with Russia to expand Moscow’s industrial zone within the SCZone. An agreement was signed by Zaki and Russian Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of Vasiliy Osmakov in Moscow after two days of negotiations.

Homeless scramble to survive rare cold snap, Brazil
An intense polar blast affecting southern Brazil this week made headlines after more frosts hit the country’s agricultural regions and dozens of cities received rare snow and freezing rain. The situation also made authorities, activists, and religious leaders do what they can to limit suffering on the streets as temperatures in some areas of southern Brazil dropped below freezing.

Walt Disney, Walmart Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine for US Employees, Alter Mask Policy
The Walt Disney Company and Walmart announced a new policy on Friday that will require nearly every employee working for the company in the United States to be vaccinated against the CCP virus.

Family farm banned from city farmers market over refusal to host gay weddings awaits ruling in legal battle
Following a bench trial this week a federal court in Michigan is set to rule in the case of a farm that was banned from a city-run market in East Lansing over its owners’ refusal to allow same-sex couples to hold weddings on their property.

Report: Murders Rise 16% Across Major U.S. Cities in 2021
Murder has increased 16 percent across major U.S. cities during the first half of 2021 when compared to the same period in 2020, and by 42 percent when compared to 2019, according to a Thursday update to the Council on Criminal Justice’s (CCJ) pandemic crime report.

AG Garland: ‘Unlawful’ for Texas to Stop Bussing of Illegal Aliens into U.S.
Attorney General Merrick Garland says it is “dangerous and unlawful” for Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) to stop the federal government’s bussing of border crossers and illegal aliens into the interior of the United States.

Great Reset: Britons to Live Off Bug Meat by 2030 to Hit Net-Zero
Burgers made of bugs will replace beef in the British diet within a decade in order to hit the green agenda ‘net zero’ government targets, a Great Reset-style taxpayer-funded review has predicted.

Bacon may disappear in California as pig rules take effect
…At the beginning of next year, California will begin enforcing an animal welfare proposition approved overwhelmingly by voters in 2018 that requires more space for breeding pigs, egg-laying chickens and veal calves. National veal and egg producers are optimistic they can meet the new standards, but only 4% of hog operations now comply with the new rules.

6 Surreal Images Showing Rare Snowfall in Tropical Brazil
Snow has fallen in Brazil, an extremely rare event for the tropical country. Thanks to an intense cold snap, snow or freezing rain fell in at least 43 Brazilian cities on Wednesday and Thursday, according to weather service Climatempo.

Philadelphia region tornado outbreak: 8 twisters confirmed between Pennsylvania and New Jersey
The twister that hit the Bensalem/Trevose area had wind speeds up to 140 mph.

Wildfires destroy entire villages, death toll rises to 4, Turkey
Wildfires that started in southern Turkey on Wednesday and Thursday, July 28 and 29, 2021, have devastated entire villages, claimed at least 4 lives, and forced the evacuation of hotels and dozens of villages.

CDC’s Walensky Shrugs Off Idea That Illegals Are Spreading COVID At The Border, Promises “Guidelines” Someday
The contradictions are pretty amazing here…

Christian CEO fired over views on marriage wins religious discrimination case
A court in Scotland has ruled in favor of a Christian CEO who they said was unjustly fired by the country’s biggest grant-making trust because of his Christian views on marriage.

The Left Has A Pedophilia Problem, And It’s Out In The Open
Like many others, I have fond memories of my childhood. Whether I was marching in an Independence Day Parade, binge-watching the Power Rangers, or making gingerbread men for Christmas with my family, I had the chance to enjoy a childhood that preserved my innocence, an innocence that is unique to children and that, once lost, doesn’t return.

CNN just declared that unvaccinated people should be starved to death
People who refuse to get injected with a “vaccine” for the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) as demanded by Pedo Joe should not be allowed to enter grocery stores to buy food for their families, says Don Lemon of CNN.

Oops! FDA Accidentally Reveals List of Covid Vaccine Side Effects, Including Myocarditis, Autoimmune Disease & Death
An FDA slideshow presentation regarding Covid vaccines last year accidentally displayed a long list of possible adverse reactions to the vaccine, including myocarditis, seizures and even death.

One Lockdown From Disaster
…the economy’s not really strengthening at all. Rather, the economy and financial markets, handicapped by extreme intervention, are entirely dependent on this monetary stimulus.

China arrests 5 Christians for attending religious gathering in Malaysia where Tim Keller spoke
Communist authorities in China arrested five Christians from a house church in Shanxi Province because they attended a Christian conference in Malaysia last year where Pastors Tim Keller and D.A. Carson were speakers.