29 June 2024

Experts say Israel’s energy grid well prepared for war, as many Israelis brace for the worst
After a senior state electricity official said that war with Hezbollah could knock out Israel’s electricity, some Israelis began preparing for potential blackouts

Biden: I know I’m not a young man, but I know how to do this job
Biden resists calls to withdraw from the presidential race after poor showing at debate: I intend to win this election.

Iranian candidate: May we have good relations with all countries except Israel
One of the candidates in Iran’s presidential election is hoping for Iran to have good relations with all countries – except for Israel. Masoud Pezeshkian, who is the sole reformist running in Friday’s election, made the comments to journalists after voting, according to The Associated Press. Responding to a question from a journalist about how Iran would manage international relations if he were president, Pezeshkian replied, “God willing, we will try to have friendly relations with all countries except Israel.”

Biden ‘a very bad … weak’ Palestinian, Trump says at debate
The current and former US presidents clashed briefly but explosively on Israel in a debate that raises questions about Biden’s age and fitness for office.

40-rocket Hezbollah barrage rains on Safed after Israel kills senior drone operative in Lebanon
Hezbollah forces in Lebanon launched a volley of approximately 40 rockets toward the Israeli town of Safed in the Upper Galilee on Thursday evening, following a relative lull over the past few days. The terror group claimed responsibility for the attack, stating that it was a response to earlier Israeli strikes, one of which killed a senior operative of Hezbollah’s drone unit.

ICC postpones decision on arrest warrants for PM Netanyahu and DM Gallant
The International Criminal Court (ICC) Pre-Trial Chamber I decided on Thursday to delay its decision on whether to allow ICC prosecutor Karim Khan to issue arrest warrants against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Yoav Gallant over alleged war crimes.

Pro-Israel Estonian PM Kallas nominated next EU foreign minister
Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, who is known to be sympathetic toward Israel, has been nominated to replace Joseph Borrell as the next European Union foreign minister. Kallas, who has yet to be formally appointed, belongs to the liberal European political camp. She supports the two-state solution but, at the same time, has expressed strong support for Israel.

Netanyahu warns of Iranian threat, says ‘Iran on the march to conquer the Middle East’
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with delegation of generals and admirals from the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA) on Thursday, during which he briefed them on the challenges facing Israel on all fronts and emphasized the determination of IDF fighters and Israel’s commitment to return all of the hostages. Netanyahu also stressed that Israel’s war against the Iranian regime is a war being fought on behalf of the entire free world.

Was Biden’s terrible debate showing intentional sabotage by the Democrat Party?
The only conclusion one can come to is that the Democrats did it on purpose. They want to replace Biden and they knew his debate performance would cinch the deal. They set him up to fail, and fail he did.

Israel worried about Iranian nuclear breakout, re-establishes working groups to deal with the threat
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered Israel’s security system to re-establish six working groups focusing on the threat of an Iranian nuclear breakout,

Major rural retailer Tractor Supply ditches LGBT, DEI, ‘climate change’ activism after backlash
Tractor Supply announced it will stop sponsoring ‘pride’ events, ‘eliminate DEI roles,’ and ditch other woke initiatives in response to customer backlash.

Former Trump adviser: ‘We broke the social contract’ by harming children during COVID
A former adviser and dissident on the White House Coronavirus Task Force condemned the U.S. COVID policy response for having ignored scientific data and “brok(en) the social contract” by “harming our children as a society.” “There was never a single meeting — and this is sort of shocking to even keep reliving — not a single time where Deborah Birx or Anthony Fauci or Robert Redfield brought scientific papers into the meeting,”

Very strong M7.2 earthquake hits near the coast of central Peru, hazardous tsunami waves possible
A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.2 hit near the coast of central Peru at 05:36 UTC on June 28, 2024. The agency is reporting a depth of 28 km (17 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 56 km (35 miles).

Heavy monsoon rains hit Nepal, leaving widespread damage and 28 dead 
With monsoon rains intensifying in Nepal, at least 14 people were killed in just 24 hours on June 25 and 26, 2024, raising the overall death toll to 28 since June 9 and causing significant property damage.

“Feels Like September”: Atlantic Disturbance Could Be Upgraded to Tropical Storm Beryl This Weekend
The National Hurricane Center is tracking three tropical waves, one of which could develop into Tropical Storm Beryl this weekend. As of 0800 ET, NHC said the tropical wave about 1500 miles east-southeast of Windward Island is “gradually becoming better defined,” indicating a 90% chance of strengthening into a tropical depression or storm over the next 48 hours.

Massive U.S. Pharmacy Chain to Close ‘Significant Share’ of Stores as Locations Struggle
Walgreens will be closing what The Wall Street Journal reports will be a “significant share” of its approximately 8,600 U.S. stores.

Biden Seeks to Delay COVID Vaccine Safety Data Release Until 2026.
The Biden government is seeking an 18-month delay in releasing COVID-19 vaccine safety data, pushing potential disclosure until at least 2026. This regime claims an influx of pandemic-related information requests is overwhelming the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and that releasing vaccine records requires extensive staff training and onboarding, which could take up to two years.

Hezbollah shells north with 40 rockets after operative killed in IDF drone strike
Hezbollah launched a barrage of some 40 rockets at northern Israel on Thursday afternoon, in what the terror group said was a response to recent Israeli airstrikes in Lebanon, including the killing of one of its operatives earlier in the day.

It’s All About The Money: There Are Tens Of Trillions Of Reasons Why Both Sides Are So Determined To Win In Ukraine
…It turns out that Ukraine is sitting on natural resources that are worth tens of trillions of dollars.  Most of those natural resources are located in eastern Ukraine, and of course that is where all of the fighting is happening.  Whoever is victorious in this conflict is going to get their hands on all of that wealth.  I think that this helps to explain why the Russians and the western elite are so obsessed with winning this war.

An outbreak of E. coli in the UK is due to salad leaves; or is it?
We are being told that a recent outbreak of E. coli in the UK is due to salad leaves. Considering the falsities we’ve been told over the last four years about covid, it is reasonable to at least consider whether there could be other causes – such as genetic engineering research or vaccines.

“He’s Not Dropping Out”: Biden Digs In After Disastrous Debate
President Joe Biden is “not dropping out” of the 2024 race despite his party’s collective freakout over last night’s debate performance, which put his severe cognitive decline on display, raising questions about who’s actually running the country.

Why Won’t The US Help Negotiate A Peaceful End To The War In Ukraine?
For the sake of Ukraine’s very survival, and to avoid nuclear war, the President of the United States has one overriding responsibility today: Negotiate.

Nearly 1-In-3 Americans Earning Over $150,000 Worry About Making Ends Meet: Fed Report
More than 15% of people earning over $150,000 took an additional job over the past year to cope with tighter financial conditions…

Doctors Without Borders denies knowledge of staffer’s alleged terrorist ties after IDF releases images
The medical charity Doctors Without Borders denied it had prior knowledge about one of its staffer’s alleged ties to the Palestinian Islamic Jihad after reports surfaced following his death by an Israeli air strike that the employee was a prominent member of the terrorist organization.

Baptist evangelist tied down with ropes, killed by Muslim extremists in Uganda
An evangelist who had received death threats from Muslim extremists was killed after leading Muslims and others to Christ in eastern Uganda, sources said.

Iowa Supreme Court allows heartbeat abortion ban to take effect
The Iowa Supreme Court has ruled that a state law banning most abortions after a baby’s heartbeat can be detected, typically around six weeks into a pregnancy, can take effect.