11 Jan 2023

Republicans blast Biden over classified documents, raise questions of double standard
Joe Biden has come under heavy fire after news reports indicated that classified documents from his time as vice president were found at the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement in Washington. Attorney General Merrick Garland has handed the case over to a U.S. attorney in Chicago to investigate, according to CBS News. Republicans were quick to launch accusations of hypocrisy, pointing out federal law enforcement raided former President Donald Trump’s residence for classified documents.

McCarthy says he’s removing Reps. Ilhan Omar, Schiff from Foreign Affairs, Intel cmtes.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced he intends to follow through on his promise to block Democrats from seats on powerful committees, partially in retribution for Democrats knocking two Republicans off their committees in 2021. he’s planning to keep the California Democratic Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Stalwell from being assigned to the Intelligence Committee. And he’s going to stop the progressive Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) from keeping her seat on the Foreign Affairs Committee.

Power-Crazed Biden Administration May Ban Gas Stoves
Gas stoves, which are used in about 40% of American homes and are loved for their easy and speedy adjustability, may be banned by the Biden administration over concerns about their production of indoor pollutants.   “This is a hidden hazard,” U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) commissioner Richard Trumka Jr told Bloomberg. “Any option is on the table,” said the son of the late AFL-CIO president. “Products that can’t be made safe can be banned.”

Pentagon Drops COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate For Troops
The Pentagon announced on Tuesday that the Covid-19 vaccine will no longer be required for troops, according to a new memo signed by Defense Secretary Lloyd “Raytheon” Austin. Leading up to the decision, the Defense Department had already ceased all punitive actions against personnel who refused the shot. More than 8,400 troops were forced out of the military for refusing the jab.

Privacy Watchdog: ATF Uses Stingrays To Track Americans
The Project for Privacy & Surveillance Accountability announced this week that it has obtained records about the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ use of stingrays to track Americans. PPSA filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the ATF in February 2021, and announced on Wednesday that it had received a batch of documents. According to PPSA, those documents show that the agency uses stingrays. “The information released by the ATF confirms the agency is indeed utilizing stingray technology,” PPSA said. “Although the agency attempted to minimize the usage of stingrays, it is clear they are being widely used against Americans.” ATF policy conceals the use of these devices from their targets, even when relevant to their legal defense.

Top Marine General In Japan Bluntly Describes US Is “Setting The Theatre” For Future War With China
The US and Japanese armed forces are rapidly integrating their command structure and scaling up combined operations as Washington and its Asian allies prepare for a possible conflict with China such as a war over Taiwan, according to the top Marine Corps general in Japan,”

Fragile Global Democracy
The share of the world living in either an electoral or liberal democracy was at its highest in the year 2000 when the figure was at 54 percent. As Statista’s Martin Armstrong shows in the infographic below, ‘global democracy’ took a steep dive in 2019, dropping from 50 percent down to just 32. While the fragility of democracy is also plain to see elsewhere in the chart, this is the most dramatic example over the assessed period.

The battle over Area C: illegal Arab building near Peduel finally destroyed
“the building that was destroyed this morning is in the area of the Sarida Nature Reserve, which suffers from massive Palestinian takeover through building construction, road construction, and agricultural work, all without a permit and against the law. It was a large two-story building that was supposed to be inhabited in the coming days and we hope that its demolition will serve as deterrence.

President Herzog: Tone down rhetoric, this is our only country
Israeli President responds after opposition MKs warn of civil war, leading Otzma Yehudit MK to call for their arrest.

Hate in the Empire State: Antisemitic attacks increased 41% in 2022
In November alone, there were 45 hate crimes motivated by antisemitism versus 20 in November 2021, according to NYPD data, a 125% rise.

How Old Was Adam When God Created Him?
How old was Adam? I asked this question to a number of people in Jerusalem. The answer was almost always the same as the one around the campfire: “I don’t know. But a very good question.” Gradually, more and more thoughts and ideas tumbled in, throwing more and more light on the question. Did God create the first human beings as babies, children, teenagers or as adults?

Let My People Pray
Allowing and facilitating Jewish access and worship at Judaism’s holiest site would merely help restore the agreed-to lawful status of this site, as a place where all people will have free access.
The Zionist Organization of America criticizes Jordanian King Abdullah II’s latest illegal threats regarding Judaism’s holiest site, the Temple Mount, which violate the Israel-Jordan peace agreements.

First publication: Complaint filed with police against former MK Yair Golan
Attorney Nir Kalfa from Sderot files complaint against former Meretz MK who called for a wide-scale civil uprising. “Today I filed a complaint against former MK Yair Golan. Golan and his ‘enlightened friends’ have not yet internalized that there is an elected government in Israel. Today he tweeted his nonsense again, but this time it is a real incitement. How might his words be interpreted when he calls for a rebellion and for blocking roads?”

Bid to have illegal Arab mansion blocking road demolished
Court petition demands state demolish illegal Arab mansion built on a planned traffic route.
Last week, a new petition was submitted to the Jerusalem District Court demanding the issuance and implementation of stop-work orders, demolition orders and other administrative measures, against a luxurious new three-story villa, complete with a swimming pool in the expansive yard, which was built without a permit and in blatant violation of the law near the village of Funduq, on land in Area C under full Israeli jurisdiction.

A Warped View of the Government, Courtesy of the Left
Israelis are paying, and they don’t even know it. Israeli society has been inundated by fake news for many long weeks, more than all this season’s floods combined. News that is foolish, twisted, detached from the truth and lacking facts is flooding the media, and no one is saying a word. Where to begin? Let’s start with the Temple Mount.

The new Congress is finally sworn in. What’s in store for US Jews and Israel?
On Jan. 7 after midnight, the 118th Congress was finally sworn in with the election of Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) to the House speakership. Democrats had managed to gain one Senate seat in November’s midterms, breaking the 50:50 tie in the upper chamber that required Vice President Kamala Harris to break tied votes. For some anti-Israel Democratic lawmakers, the future is uncertain.

Major rainfall event for the Philippines, new cyclone threatening Madagascar
A tropical disturbance in the Western Pacific is about to lash the Philippine islands and will persist for several days over the area and potentially develop into a tropical cyclone.

Endless onslaught of atmospheric river events in California claim 14 lives, residents urged to be hyper-vigilant 
California is once again under threat as an energetic low pressure system quickly gathers strength off the West Coast, bringing with it heavy precipitation, thunderstorms and several feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada region. This, along with already saturated soils and high river levels, is expected to exacerbate ongoing flooding, prolong the risk of flash flooding, and mudslides, especially in recent burn scar regions. The National Weather Service has issued a warning for residents to be prepared, as the heavy rainfall, especially in southern California, is expected to be excessive today and tonight.

HUGE: Matt Gaetz Reveals Republicans Will Release the 14,000 Hours of J6 Tapes That Have Been Hidden
Looks like we will finally get the full story on what really happened on January 6th. Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL) told Charlie Kirk today on Kirk’s radio show that the new Republican Congress will unveil the hidden J6 tapes.

China Extends Aggressive Gold Buying With Another 30 Tons Purchase In December 
One week ago, in his latest – and arguably most important note of 2022 – Credit Suisse repo guru Zoltan Pozsar discussed the two key anchors of the Bretton Woods III regime he believes will replace the world in which the dollar is a reserve currency: i) commodity encumbrance (i.e., rehypothecation) and ii) the Petroyuan, and – intertwined inbetween them – China’s aggressive accumulation of gold.

Drone advances in Ukraine could bring dawn of killer robots
Drone advances in Ukraine have accelerated a long-anticipated technology trend that could soon bring the world’s first fully autonomous fighting robots to the battlefield, inaugurating a new age of warfare.

Germany acknowledges ‘new normal’
High energy prices will become a new reality in Germany, Finance Minister Christian Lindner warned on Sunday.

McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempczinski warns he will slash many of its 200,000 corporate staff
McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempczinski has revealed plans to slash corporate jobs later this year to help the business grow.

Universal Health Care Ends With The State Telling You To Die
Today, Canadians are experiencing a three-word addition to what Ronald Reagan called the nine most terrifying words in the English language: “I’m from the government, and I’m here to help you kill yourself.”

Iranian national charged with preparing ‘Islamist-motivated attack’ in Germany using biological weapons
German police arrested a 32 year old Iranian national on Sunday in the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia on suspicion of planning an Islamist terror attack using biological weapons.

BREAKING: China launches massive sea, air combat exercise, scrambles jets around Taiwan
On Sunday, the People’s Republic of China’s military force, the People’s Liberation Army, began combat drills in the “waters” and “aerial areas” around Taiwan, claiming the move was “countering collusion between external forces and TW (Taiwan) secessionists.”

A job-destroying economic vortex has just been unleashed: Large-scale layoffs will accelerate through 2023, impoverishing millions 
Just as we predicted last year, a wave of layoffs has already begun in early 2023 with large workforce reductions announced across crypto, finance, real estate, transportation and Big Tech.

EXCLUSIVE: China Upped Its Donations to the Biden Center 400% with $50M in Donations After Biden Announced his Campaign
China upped its donations to the Biden Center 400% as soon as Biden announced his campaign for the Presidency.  China inserted $50M to the Biden Center after Biden’s announcement that he was running.

What Do You Think Of This?
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New Zealand is attempting to pass a Bill that will restrict and prohibit the use of natural health products
The New Zealand (“NZ”) Labour Party have introduced a Therapeutic Products Bill. The public only has until 15 February to make submissions. More than 50% of the NZ public uses Natural Products. The structure of the Bill is very concerning. It establishes a regulator who will be empowered to take decisions and control availability, it does not adequately specify what factors should influence his decisions. In other words, it is an enabling bill of the type favoured by repressive regimes.