26 Mar 2024

Hostage talks severed as Hamas sticks to maximalist demands
The terrorist group insists on “permanent ceasefire.” The Hamas terrorist group told mediators on Monday night that it was sticking to its demands for a “permanent ceasefire,” hours after praising the passing of a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for a temporary halt to fighting in Gaza.

Russian Hypersonic Missiles Pummel Kiev After Ukraine Drone Damages Rosneft Refinery
Russia attacked the Ukrainian capital of Kiev on Monday morning, with US Ambassador Bridget Brink writing on X that she observed “Loud explosions in Kyiv” as “Again this morning Russia is attacking Ukraine with hypersonic missiles. Loud explosions in Kyiv. Over the last five days, Russia has launched hundreds of missiles and drones against a sovereign country.”

The Norwegian Illusion: EVs Are Not More Energy Efficient
“Electric vehicles (EVs) are pilling up on lots across the country as the green revolution hits a speed bump, data show.” research shows that EVs will struggle to achieve widespread adoption despite massive subsidies and the growing threat of outright internal combustion engine (ICE) bans. After carefully studying the history of energy, we have yet to find an example where a new technology with inferior energy efficiency has replaced an existing, more efficient one.
… research suggests EVs are less energy efficient than internal combustion engine automobiles. As a result, they will fail to gain widespread adoption.

Former Defense Secretary Says Jan. 6 Committee Issued “Latent Threat” To Keep Quiet
A former Trump secretary of defense revealed that he was pressured by the House Jan. 6 committee into staying silent about claims that then-President Donald Trump authorized the deployment of National Guard troops before the breach at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

State Department: Israel not violating international law in Gaza’
State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller says US does not find Israel to be in violation of international law in conducting the Gaza war or blocking humanitarian aid under Biden policy requiring assurances from all recipients of US military aid.

Netanyahu cancels delegation to US after Biden withholds UN Security Council veto
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday canceled a high-level delegation to Washington after the Biden administration failed to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in the war against Hamas, the Prime Minister’s Office announced.

J’lem accepts deal to free female soldiers, Hamas yet to respond
Israel has tentatively accepted a preliminary agreement brokered by the United States for the release of the female IDF soldiers held by Hamas in Gaza. Reports indicate that Jerusalem is willing to move forward with part of a broader agreement being hashed out that would include the release of five female IDF soldiers in exchange for 25 Palestinian terrorists held in Israeli prisons

Hamas reportedly shocked at IDF success in ongoing Shifa operation
“The scale of the IDF’s incursion of Shifa Hospital and the importance of the figures arrested or killed cannot be underestimated,” an official from the “Palestinian Resistance in Gaza” said.

UN Security Council calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza after US abstains in vote
The United Nations Security Council approved a draft resolution on Monday demanding an immediate ceasefire in Gaza for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan after the United States abstained in the vote. While the resolution called for the release of the hostages, it did not condition a ceasefire upon their release.

FDA settles ivermectin case, agrees to remove controversial ‘stop it’ post
The FDA in the settlement is agreeing to delete multiple social media posts that came out strongly against ivermectin.

School district wants administrator who can ‘examine’ the presence of ‘Whiteness’
A job description at St. Louis Park Public Schools says the school district is seeking an assistant superintendent who can “examine the presence and role of ‘Whiteness’ in systems and structures.” Posted last week on the school’s job board, the position of assistant superintendent will receive an annual salary between $134,141 and $201,212. The position will be a part of the superintendent’s leadership team and will have significant influence in how the school district operates.

Turkish president says he wants to ‘send Netanyahu to Allah’
Katz had summoned the Turkish envoy, Şakir Özkan Torunlar, to lodge a protest against an election rally speech by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday in which he threatened to “send [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu to Allah to take care of him, make him miserable and curse him.”

Bobulinski’s Testimony: Unraveling Allegations of Biden Family Influence Peddling
The entertainment committee never sleeps. Hunter Biden’s former business partner Tony Bobulinski came to Congress a few days ago to testify before the House Oversight Committee about Hunter, his uncle Jim Biden, and the “Big Guy,” Mr. 10 percent, Joseph R. Biden himself. It was an extraordinary performance. Calm. Deliberate. Detailed. Deadly. Mr. Bobulinski’s written statement shows what care he took in marshaling facts and evidence. But it was his in-person testimony that made popping the corn worthwhile. Tony Bobulinski and Congressman J. j. Raskin. Tony Bobulinski and Congressman Dan Goldman. He called both liars to their faces.

NRA taking Supreme route to not get canceled by banks
An analysis of arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court indicates the justices “appeared sympathetic” to the claim that a New York state official violated the organization’s speech rights by suggesting insurance companies and banks refuse to provide their commercial services. A report at Scotusblog pointed out during arguments in the dispute, “justices of all ideological stripes seemed include to allow the NRA’s claim to go forward.”

Extended Alert: Severe solar storm warning, auroras possible as far south as Alabama
A significant geomagnetic solar storm is currently in progress, sparked by recent solar eruptions that have hurled plasma towards Earth. This atmospheric phenomenon is set to illuminate skies with the Northern Lights, extending unusually far south to regions including Alabama and Northern California as early as Monday.

1,000 homes destroyed following M6.9 earthquake in Papua New Guinea, state of emergency declared 
Officials in Papua New Guinea are reporting at least 5 fatalities and approximately 1,000 homes destroyed following a shallow M6.9 earthquake at 20:22 UTC on March 23, 2024 (06:22 LT on March 24) in the East Sepik Province. The quake hit at a time when many parts of the country were dealing with severe flooding.

Intense rainfall and hailstorms hit Cuba, leaving 260 000 customers without power
Intense rainfall and hailstorms struck western Cuba on March 22, 2024, causing widespread damage, including downed trees, power outages, and flash floods. The National Electricity Union reported over 260 000 users without electricity in provinces such as Pinar del Rio, Artemisa, Mayabeque, Matanzas, and Havana.

Record snowfall in Minneapolis as massive storm brings up to 24 inches to Northern Plains
Blizzard conditions from Nebraska to Minnesota will cause treacherous travel. A swath of over 6 inches of snow is expected from southwestern Nebraska to the Great Lakes, with more than a foot possible from central South Dakota to northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin.

Russian Hypersonic Missiles Pummel Kiev After Ukraine Drone Damages Rosneft Refinery
Russia attacked the Ukrainian capital of Kiev on Monday morning, with US Ambassador Bridget Brink writing on X that she observed  “Loud explosions in Kyiv” as “Again this morning Russia is attacking Ukraine with hypersonic missiles. Loud explosions in Kyiv. Over the last five days, Russia has launched hundreds of missiles and drones against a sovereign country.”

“Kill Them All”: Putin Allies Lobby For Return Of Death Penalty After Terror Attack 
Russia’s notoriously outspoken former president and current senior security official Dmitry Medvedev channeled the Russian populace’s outrage in wake of the Crocus City Hall terror attack which happened Friday, and resulted in 137 people killed and at least 182 others wounded.

Teacher prays before school begins; all hell breaks loose
A school district in Texas is being taken to court because of its decision to ban an employee from praying. It is the American Center for Law and Justice that has gone to federal court in Houston on behalf of Staci Barber, an employee of the Katy Independent School District.

Gallup Poll: Regular Religious Attendance Declines in US
With major religious celebrations taking place in March and April, the percentage of adults who report regularly attending services in America has dropped, Gallup revealed in a survey.

Prominent freemason and occultist predicted 50 years ago a one-world religion led by a ‘Christ’ to come 
A high-ranking Freemason, occultist, and co-founder of the Lucifer Publishing Company 50 years ago predicted key features of a coming one-world government, including a “cashless society” and worldwide socialism. But his blueprint for a new world order is unique in its specific predictions about a one-world religion that is to be led by a “Christ” to come – or rather, the Antichrist.

Hysterical Harvard Protesters Throw Fit Over Concert By Israeli Singer
…“Jew-hate and anti-Israel voices are targeting Harvard Chabad and Israeli artist, Ishay Ribo. Ishay is a man who embodies profound love and peace. . . . Love, peace, and music will prevail. Though there are no concert proceeds to speak of at this time, should there be, it will absolutely go to the healing and rebuilding of Israel, who is recovering from and fighting off an enemy seeking its destruction,” as seen from the group’s Instagram.

Trudeau’s electric vehicle mandate could cause Canada’s power grid to collapse, analysis shows 
A noted fiscally conservative think tank warned that a proposed federal mandate from the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ban the sale of new gasoline/diesel-only powered cars after 2035 and allow electric-only sales is an unrealistic fantasy that would cause massive chaos by threatening to collapse the nation’s power grids.

JPMorgan To Roll Out Controversial Biometric Payments
America’s largest bank and one of the largest in the world, J.P. Morgan, is preparing to launch biometric payments next year and is currently carrying out pilot projects.

Nvidia unveils robots powered by super computer and AI to take on world’s heavy industries
Nvidia unveiled Monday that it is planning to release a software and hardware platform that can be used to build human-like robots which will continue to learn through generative artificial intelligence (AI).

200,000 Immigration Court Cases Dismissed Because DHS Failed to File Paperwork
Approximately 200,000 deportation cases have been thrown out by Immigration Judges since the start of the Biden administration because the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) hadn’t filed the required Notice to Appear (NTA) with the Court by the time of the scheduled hearing. Without a proper filing, the Court lacks jurisdiction to hear the case and the immigrants, often asylum seekers, lack a way to move their case forward.

IDF arrests 480 Hamas, Islamic Jihad terrorists at Shifa Hospital
Israeli forces arrested 480 Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorists as part of the battle at the Shifa Hospital compound in Gaza City that has gone on for almost a week, the Israel Defense Forces said on Sunday morning. In addition, troops located weapons and terrorist infrastructure in the medical facility.

What Just Happened In Russia Is Going To Have Enormous Implications For All Of Us
…no matter how much politicians in the western world insist that “ISIS-K” was responsible, they are never going to be able to convince the Russians that it wasn’t the Ukrainians.  Dozens of missiles have already been fired at cities all over Ukraine in response to the terror attack, and this is probably just the initial wave…Needless to say, once NATO troops are officially sent into Ukraine, we are just one step away from the unthinkable.

Political Witch Hunt: Belgian Party Leader Sentenced to Prison for Memes Created and Shared by Others in a Private Group Chat 
“I am solely convicted because other people posted memes that the judge labeled “hate speech” and then argued I should have done more to prevent others from sending memes.” – Dries Van Langenhove

WHO’s proposed IHR amendments and Pandemic Treaty will create perverse incentives to declare pandemics
The World Health Organization (“WHO”) will present two new texts for adoption by its governing body, the World Health Assembly, in Geneva on 27 May – 1 June. The new Pandemic Treaty needs a two-thirds majority for approval and, if and once adopted, will come into effect after 40 ratifications. The amendments to the International Health Regulations (“IHR”) can be adopted by a simple majority and will be binding on all states unless they recorded reservations by the end of last year.

US health authorities quietly removed Americans’ right to informed consent that was codified in the Nuremberg Code
…On 22 January 2024, a ruling by the US HHS and FDA came into effect. It allows for an exception from obtaining informed consent in clinical investigations deemed “minimal risk.” It raises questions about state-sanctioned medical experimentation and what constitutes “minimal risk” and paves the way for potentially dangerous experimental programmes without patient consent.

FDA settles out of court and removes website and social media posts on ivermectin and covid
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has lost its battle against ivermectin.  After a case was filed in court, the FDA has settled and agreed to remove webpages and its social media posts urging people to avoid the usage of the drug for covid treatment.

The Banned End-of-Life Pathway That Has Never Gone Away
…More than a thousand families came forward to relay horrendous accounts of poor care under the LCP. These followed prognoses of death, a practice without an evidence base, and clinicians then authorised ‘continuous infusions of strong opioids and sedatives without justification or explanation’, according to Neuberger who referred to this as a ‘chemical cosh’. Food and fluids were simultaneously withdrawn, often without consent, and patients took an average of 36 hours to die from dehydration.

3 Very Unusual Things That Are Happening In The Heavens Right Now
Within the past few days, so much has been happening in the heavens.  There has been an enormous geomagnetic storm that has caused “a major disturbance in Earth’s magnetic field”, a comet that only comes around once every 71 years is racing through the inner solar system, and a lunar eclipse just painted the sky red over much of the planet.  And of course we are just a couple of weeks away from the Great American Eclipse of 2024, and I will have much more to say about that eclipse as it draws closer.  But in this article, I want to focus on 3 very unusual things that are happening in the heavens right now…