5 Sep 2023

Kim Jong-un and Putin Plan to Meet in Russia to Discuss Weapons
Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, plans to travel to Russia this month to meet with President Vladimir V. Putin to discuss the possibility of supplying Russia with more weaponry for its war in Ukraine and other military cooperation, according to American and allied officials.

Victor Davis Hanson: What The Left Did To Our Country
In the last 20 years, the Left has boasted that it has gained control of most of America institutions of power and influence – the corporate boardroom, media, Silicon Valley, Wall Street, the administrative state, academia, foundations, social media, entertainment, professional sports, and Hollywood. Barack Obama was empowered to transform the Democratic Party from its middle-class roots and class concerns into the party of the bicoastal rich and subsidized poor

Drunk Drivers Causing Parental Deaths Now Liable For Child Support In Texas
Drunk drivers who are convicted of intoxication manslaughter will now need to pay child support if they kill a parent or guardian of a child in a car crash, according to a new Texas law that went into effect on Sept. 1.

North Carolina hospitals have sued thousands of their patients, a new report finds
North Carolina hospitals — led by the state’s largest public medical system — have sued thousands of their patients since 2017, according to a new analysis that sheds additional light on the aggressive tactics U.S. hospitals routinely use to collect from people who fall behind on their bills.

Round Two Of A Foreign-Backed Plot To Fragment Syria
Thirteen years after the onset of the war on Syria, a domestic political eruption backed by foreign states has resurfaced, threatening to once again ignite conflict in the country despite years of relative calm. Economic woes today underpin the public grievances expressed on the street.

SOCOM To Deploy Argus AI To Scour Social Media For Disinformation, Misinformation And Malinformation
the Dept of Defense will now conduct online monitoring operations, using enhanced AI to protect the U.S. internet from “disinformation” under the auspices of national security. Gee, who would have predicted that U.S. internet operations would suddenly have a totally new set of enhanced AI guardians at the gateways? 👀

“Intensity Models Show Big Development Late Week”: All Eyes On The Atlantic As Hurricane Season Nears Peak
Gert and Katia remain active systems churning in the Atlantic, but a new tropical wave off Africa caught the attention of the National Hurricane Center.

Fauci Squirms as He Realizes Not Even CNN Will Blindly Go Along with Mask Mandates This Time
CNN host Michael Smerconish (who, in fairness, is about as reasonable of a voice on the leftist network as you will find) spoke to former NIH head and COVID-19 czar Dr. Anthony Fauci on his Saturday CNN show, “Smerconish.” It was, legitimately, probably the best six or so minutes of television that CNN has aired — perhaps, ever — because it refused to give an easy pass to Fauci.

‘Axis of Resistance’ Leaders Backed by Iran Meet to Foment West Bank Terrorism
Leaders from the so-called “axis of resistance” — an Iran-led, anti-Western network of countries and non-state actors that span the Middle East — met in Beirut over the weekend as members of the alliance try to foment terror attacks in the West Bank.

Saudi deal won’t harm Israel, official says amid nuke fears
A normalization deal with Saudi Arabia won’t harm Israeli security, a high-level official told reporters amid fears about demand from Riyadh that any agreement must include US support for a civilian nuclear program that includes uranium enrichment. In Cyprus on Monday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke publicly about the possibility of a deal,

India seeks to join Israel-Cyprus-Greece alliance
India has expressed interest in being part of the burgeoning regional cooperation among Israel, Cyprus and Greece, Greek and Israeli leaders said on Monday. The prospect, which would broaden the alliance among the eastern Mediterranean allies, was announced during a trilateral summit of the leaders of Israel, Cyprus and Greece held in Nicosia.

Attack on biblical patriarch: Palestinians try to pave over Joshua’s Altar
The Palestinians are intent on erasing all Jewish historical connections to the Holy Land. More than once they have been caught red-handed destroying archaeological evidence of Israel’s biblical past. In line with this despicable policy, Channel 12 reports that the Palestinian Authority has begun building a neighborhood on the site of Joshua’s Altar on Mount Ebal in northern Samaria.

Netanyahu: ‘Devout Christians are greatest champions of the State of Israel’
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a virtual conference of approximately 400 Evangelical Christian leaders hosted by Mike Evans, the founder of Friends of Zion. “I’m a great champion of devout Christians because devout Christians are the greatest champions of the State of Israel,” Netanyahu said.

‘I will respect any ruling of a court bound by the law’
“I think that in a country of law everyone, but everyone, should respect the law,” Rothman said. “It will be a sad day if a judicial institution acts against the law. If the court is bound by the law, I will respect every ruling of the court that is bound by the law.”

Security forces intercept explosives shipment from Gaza
During a routine security check, MOD personnel detected several kilograms of high quality explosives, hidden within a clothing delivery carried by three trucks. The incident will be further investigated by defense officials.

“Unprecedented Levels” Of Theft In Nation’s Capital Forces Supermarket Chain To Remove Name-Brand Items From Shelves
“None of the tactics we deploy is the ultimate solution to the problem we face, but we continue to invest in efforts that will improve safety for our associate…” 

Severe flooding hits parts of Spain as Storm Dana produces record-breaking rainfall
A torrential downpour caused by the slow-moving storm Dana overwhelmed Spain on September 3, 2023, leading to significant flooding across central and eastern parts of the nation. Marked as the most intense storm of the year, cities on the eastern coast reported record-breaking rainfall amounts.

61 000 lightning strikes in just 2 hours result in 12 fatalities, 14 injuries, Odisha
On September 2, 2023, the eastern Indian state of Odisha faced an extreme weather event with a staggering 61 000 lightning strikes in just two hours, leading to 12 deaths and 14 injuries.

Flash floods wreak havoc in northwestern Algeria, killing eight 
Severe flash floods ravaged northwestern Algeria on September 2 and 3, 2023, following torrential rainfall. Reports confirmed the tragic loss of eight lives in the disaster.

Major flooding hits the Turkish Black Sea region 
On September 3, 2023, torrential rain caused extensive flooding in the Black Sea region, particularly affecting the Turkish cities of Samsun and Giresun. Authorities had warned of the impending downpour, which led to significant disruptions and required emergency responses.

HERE WE GO: Los Angeles County May Bring Back Mask Mandate Due to Uptick in Covid Cases
Here we go! Los Angeles County may bring back mask mandates due to the new Covid variants BA.286 and EG.5

Netanyahu: “We Will Build A Wall to Prevent the Infiltration of Our Country”
After violent clashes among Eritrean immigrants in Tel Aviv, Israel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to build a border wall along the country’s eastern border with Jordan – to block out illigal migrant “infiltrators”.

Video: Pastor Forcibly Removed From School Board Meeting For Reading Aloud Porn Book From Kids’ Library
A pastor in Florida was forcibly removed from a school board meeting when he attempted to read aloud pornographic passages from a book that was available to children.

Now We Know Why It Was Not A Good Idea To Put Up A “Chapel Of Babel” At Burning Man…
If you put up a blasphemous 60 foot tower and call it “the Chapel of Babel”, you should probably brace yourself for some consequences.  Every year, the Burning Man festival pushes the envelope farther and farther.  It really is the perfect “Mad Max” festival for our rapidly degenerating “Max Max” society.

Netanyahu on Tel Aviv Riots: Illegal Infiltrators from Africa Pose a Direct Threat to Israel’s Character and Future 
Eritrean rioters in Tel Aviv wielded clubs, hurled stones, and brandished knives, forcing the police to resort to live fire, resulting in over 135 injuries, including approximately 30 police officers, and the apprehension of at least 39 individuals.

Dr. Vernon Colman: The collaborators will kill us all
It was clear long before 1918 that in World War I the generals completely lost touch with reality, they’d lost the plot.  They didn’t know what was happening in the trenches because they didn’t look, they didn’t see any evidence so they could ignore it.  But at least their actions were driven by a mixture of ignorance, stupidity and arrogance. Today, things are very different.

US Court rules against Internet Archive and, in doing so, against digital collections in all libraries
The Internet Archive, like hundreds of US libraries, is a non-profit institution.  Yet a court ruling in mid-August has sided with publishers’ commercial interests to disallow non-profit organisations from lending books. But there’s a significant catch – the protections afforded to the Internet Archive and all libraries under the first sale doctrine. The Internet Archive intend to appeal the court’s decision.

Mexican parents burn textbooks infected with ‘virus of communism’ in fiery protest against gender ideology
Christian groups in Mexico have taken to the streets in protest of their department of education with one group burning books they believed was laced with “Marxist-communist” indoctrination last week, according to a report.

“Intensity Models Show Big Development Late Week”: All Eyes On The Atlantic As Hurricane Season Nears Peak 
“Additional strengthening is likely late this week while the system moves westward to west-northwestward…”