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Insurrection now means “asking questions”

Tucker Carlson lays out the radioactive hypocrisy of those who advocated insurrection and riots and now pretend to advocate for rule of law. The word “insurrection” had a whole different meaning in 2016 and for most of history.

Those who control the language…

Really worth watching.

John Matze ran a company that was worth half a billion dollars on Friday, but Parler went from number one in the Apple Ap store to zero overnight. Matze now says he can’t go home for fear of his safety. It appears that Parler have done a deal with Epik to shift there (which also houses Gab). Judging by this Newsweek article Epik are already so hated and tarred, they have no fear.

Silencing, blacklists, and electronic exile smell just like a Social Credit system. Will Americans let that stand?

If Global Corporations Walk Away from Republicans the GOP Will Have to Listen to New Voters

Stacey Lennox

“A significant majority of Americans, 73%, have a negative view of China. Continued international integration will hurt working and middle-class Americans the most. If Republicans plan on winning elections, these are the voters they will have to both listen to and appeal to. The party will need to develop a slate of policies that increase these families’ prosperity and security to combat the destruction that Democrats and their allies in big business will do with horrible energy and trade policy.”

Via Glenn Reynolds Instapundit

Any talk of “winning elections” depends on having free and fair ones. There is still some states where that happens, and that’s where we have to start and build from.

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    PeterS

    The Democrats have to tread carefully not to push too hard on those who disagree with them. Otherwise, all hell will break loose. It really doesn’t matter who “fires the first real shot” – the “shot” would be a virtual one from the Democrats if they overstep the mark and treat the rest as illegal dissidents. Even many of their own supporters will join in the fight against any such draconian attacks from the Democrats. Americans of all people will not put up with evil dictators.

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      OriginalSteve

      “Insurrection now means “asking questions””

      Yes…if you live in a Communist country…

      Its the CCP way….

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      OldOzzie

      LIFE UNDER BIDEN’S SUPPORTERS: Woman describes two years in a Chinese re-education camp.

      As Haitwaji describes it, the “brainwashing” was a combination of endless memorization and of communist propaganda combined with the constant threat of punishment for even the most minor infraction:

      I’d thought the theory classes would bring us a bit of relief from the physical training, but they were even worse. The teacher was always watching us, and slapped us every chance she got. One day, one of my classmates, a woman in her 60s, shut her eyes, surely from exhaustion or fear. The teacher gave her a brutal slap. “Think I don’t see you praying? You’ll be punished!” The guards dragged her violently from the room. An hour later, she came back with something she had written: her self-criticism. The teacher made her read it out loud to us. She obeyed, ashen-faced, then sat down again. All she’d done was shut her eyes.

      In the end, worn down by the threats and harsh treatment, she denounced her own family for crimes against the party.

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      OldOzzie

      Take action now… because choices will be made for you if you do not

      If you do not hold the ‘correct views’, the time is rapidly approaching that you need to find alternative venues for expressing those views. So set up your own blog (& do NOT host it with a company owned by Big Tech) and/or set up accounts on alternative platforms that do not depend on the very worst of Big Tech.

      It is only a matter of time before Twitter, Google & Amazon makes the decision for you, either kicking you off platforms they own directly or taking down other platforms they disapprove off by denying them hosting. Gab and Parler can be accessed via the web, and the Parler app can still be installed on Android devices. It’s a quick and easy process.

      And if you are still using an iPhone and want the app… consider making your current iPhone your final iPhone.

      Dissenting views are under attack and the people doing the attacks do not even need to hide the fact anymore.

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        Henning Nielsen

        “If you do not hold the ‘correct views’, the time is rapidly approaching that you need to find alternative venues for expressing those views.”

        Yeah, but…these are different worlds. In a dictatorship, you will be imprisoned or worse for uttering the wrong opinions. It’s not a question of having problems with finding an alternative venue. Look, Americans will never be silenced. There seems to be something of a stun effect right now, but that will not last.

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          Instilling the fear of disappearing for expressing an opinion is a powerful way to suppress dissent. This is destined to become the primary means of oppression once the propaganda fails.

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        Fuel Filter

        If you use an iPhone…

        All is not lost. Great post on Operational Security (OPSEC) with all the instructions, step-by-step, on going “dark” with an iPhone. Plus a whole lot more:

        https://write.as/medgold/opsec-for-noobs

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          Red Edward

          Don’t forget to have fun at this! Need an address and phone number for something? Use a public service name and address – like a big city morgue. But don’t go big time like the FBI Headquarters, there are probably checks for that.

          Names? I’m a fan of dead, small time politicians. How many “woke” people have ever heard of John N. Garner (for example)? And if you’re using the morgue, that makes it even more fun. Minor characters from old obscure fiction works are fun also.

          Be creative, and have fun! The life you save may be your own!

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      OldOzzie

      An Ascendant Left Silences and Excludes Its Enemies

      Ascendant Left

      It can’t happen here, you say?

      In the few short days following the collapse of President Donald Trump’s attempts to bring evidence of electoral fraud to the attention of the state legislatures and the courts—not to mention the calamitous events of Jan. 6—the ascendant left has moved swiftly to capitalize on what has proved a stunning propaganda victory for them and neutralize their enemies on the right.

      Forget the looting, burning, and general civil unrest at the hands of BLM and Antifa in cities across America last summer—for which next to no one has yet been punished, and which was widely cheered by both the mainstream media and Democrat politicians up to and including Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. That’s all ancient history now, replaced by the “insurrection,” the “armed riot” at the Capitol, the “worst attack on Washington” since the War of 1812, when the British burned the capital and the White House.

      Of course, it was not. Unrecalled by the born-yesterday media, for example, is the 1954 attack by four Puerto Rican separatists on the House of Representatives, during which some 30 shots were fired and five congressmen were wounded; the terrorists were later pardoned by Jimmy Carter in 1979. Also forgotten: the bombings of the Capitol building and the Pentagon in the 1970s by the radical leftists of the Weather Underground, led by Barack Obama’s buddy William Ayers.

      Never mind. In less than a week, the Democrat/Media/Tech/Social Media complex has sprung into action, deplatforming their ideological enemies in a mighty blitzkrieg, starting with the president of the United States, who has been rendered a non-person in true Stalinist style. Twitter accounts belonging to political undesirables starting with Trump have suddenly been suspended without warning—including mine (@dkahanerules)—or explanation, in the name of “safety” from competing ideas.

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      Analitik

      Otherwise, all hell will break loose

      It will happen anyway, even if the right don’t get provoked to the point of violence.

      The vehement hatred of any dissent that underlies the cancel culture factions supporting the left will inevitably dissolve into infighting when they see each other as greater threats than the right. Each cancel culture cause brooks no rivals and demands greater concessions and wider scope with each “victory”. Conflicting overlaps are inevitable and arguing and protesting between the factions will devolve into suppression and violence.

      We already see inklings of the future in the criticism levelled at high profile feminists who are deemed to have too much “white privilege” to continue with their involvement in “the resistance”.

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        Henning Nielsen

        “The vehement hatred of any dissent that underlies the cancel culture factions supporting the left will inevitably dissolve into infighting when they see each other as greater threats than the right.”

        This is very true, and much the same as with religious factions, where the hatred can be far more intense against those who disagree with some minor detail, than against those of another faith altogether. Nothing is so infuriating as someone else ALMOST agreeing with you.

        You remember that great scene in Life of Brian?

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WboggjN_G-4

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      Fuel Filter

      5 words for Tucker:

      WELCOME TO THE PARTY, PAL.

      If he had not cucked, had he not called out Sid Powell (which marked his “turning point”) and heeded the more than obvious warning signs, publicly gotten behind them and broadcast them to the Nation, there’s a damn good chance we wouldn’t be in the fix we now find ourselves in.

      My advice? All who still can – buy at least one firearm with as much ammo as you can afford, AND LEARN HOW TO USE IT!

      And stock up on non-perishable food like rice, dried beans, as much frozen protein as your freezer will hold, etc. I even bought an ancillary freezer myself. And H20. Lots of H20. And keep all vehicles’ gas tanks topped off.

      Could give tons more advice, but those are critical. Especially #1.

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        Wet Mountains

        Three more necessities: Learn who you can trust. Form relationships with likeminded people (you cannot pull guard 24/7) and have a plan ahead of time (you must have determined what you will do before you need to do it).

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        Custer Van Cleef

        Tucker has been a letdown.

        I remember him bragging (October?) about his higher than ever ratings, and how that was allowing him to expand his production staff – there was going to be more in-depth coverage – OK, great I thought… And what happened?

        He batted aside Sidney Powell’s efforts to expose fraud. I have since read her filings in Georgia and Michigan and there was enough there to justify a discussion at the very least. Many, many viewers would have appreciated an appraisal of the evidence, from both sides of the debate. To pretend there was nothing there, was shameful.

        Instead we got “aren’t lefties hypocrites?” type stories: “Oooh look at Gavin Newsome, he didn’t wear a mask and he’s eating out, unlike you”.

        I still like Tucker – he’s one of the good guys – but we needed more and didn’t get it.

        Maybe he got leaned on.

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      The first several shots have been fired. There was the persistent obstruction by Democrats in Congress, politically motivated censoring by the MSM and big data, the Russian collusion hoax, the first impeachment hoax and now the second one, all of which were a consequence of the left and its comrades weaponizing hate and projecting their hateful behavior on Trump, his family and his supporters.

      While the result at the capital was wrong, the precedent that violence is the most effective way to achieve political change was set over the summer. The Democratic leadership provoked, approved and praised this conduct by their supporters; moreover, it worked. If they are going to impeach Trump for what his supporters apparently did, the entire Democratic leadership should be impeached for what their supporters actually did over the summer.

      The left has been bullying the right for decades using unfounded self righteous indignation as their motivation. While most of those on the right are likely to turn the other cheek, the stakes are now too high and I fear that the more radical elements are going to snap and the result will make what happened at the capital look like a walk in the park.

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      OldOzzie

      Breaking: McConnell Shoots Down Emergency Session For Impeachment Trial

      Translation: The votes aren’t there to remove Donald Trump in an impeachment trial. Reportedly, Mitch McConnell had favored removal, as Axios, the NYT, and CBS all reported from their own sources over the last 15 hours or so. But he’s not going to set up a trial unless he knows the outcome, as I predicted this morning:

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        It’s just political posturing. McConnell knew the votes weren’t ever going to be there and threw a tantrum to gain favor with a new administration. Legitimate or not, he has to still work with them and now being in the minority, it will be even more difficult.

        I’d like to see a trial stretch out for months and get in the way of a Biden honeymoon, as long as the full truth is uncovered. This includes the extreme hypocrisy of his accusers and the supporting roles played by big data and the MSM whose malfeasance caused the frustration that exploded into the capital riot.

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    wal1957

    There was a time when a majority of politicians had ethics – as judged by the electorate anyway.
    The censoring and banning of organisations and people by Big Tech is a real threat to democracy as we understand it. If world leaders don’t condemn this censorship and act accordingly to rectify the situation then we are in big trouble. Imagine living in a world where all information you get is via ‘their ABC’. Scary huh?

    A recent saying comes to mind…”who checks the fact checkers”?
    Or how about this…dob in those people who support cause X or party X.
    Not going to happen?

    We’ve had situations in the last year (2020) where people were encouraged by government/bureaucrats to ‘dob in’ people doing the wrong thing re COVID. FACT!

    Scary times.

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    dinn, rob

    https://balance10.blogspot.com/2021/01/joint-chiefs-call-riot-direct-assault.html
    Joint Chiefs call riot a ‘direct assault’ on the constitutional process, affirm Biden as next commander in chief

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      Len

      The Generals may be some of the first to put in Gitmo

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      Peter C

      Here is their statement.

      https://www.monkeywerxus.com/blog/traitors

      In some respects they are correct. The military forces should follow the civilian authority.
      Biden has ticked the boxes.

      Yet they ignore the blatant Constitutional breaches involved in the election!
      The Chief of Staff Generals have sided with the Democrats.

      Have they chosen correctly?
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VA7J0KkanzM

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        Meglort

        Some more hopium, but they are all sounding quite confident.
        https://www.bitchute.com/video/HXu0MPcmW471/

        Imagine if we really are watching the greatest parable ever told. Regardless of who prevails in this, the world we have known will be forever gone.

        “9 If any man have an ear, let him hear.
        10 He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.”
        Revelations 13:9-10

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      David-of-Cooyal-in-Oz

      Doesn’t the statement say “from Jan 20”? So they’ll still be taking orders from the current POTUS until then?
      Cheers
      Dave B

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      OriginalSteve

      Point of Order…..

      Since when do the Joint Chiefs speak with authority, as a military Junta might?

      Who died and made them king?

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    Global Cooling

    Corporate socialism has a name. It starts with F and antifa claims to oppose it.

    In corporate socialism the means of production are owned by private corporations and one party political establishment controls the people via propaganda and oppression thru police and army.

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    Mike-SMO

    Head on a Swivel!

    I am pretty sure that those of the “Left” (Corruptocrat and neo-Bolshevik) think that they will take out the other when victory is assured. But I am also pretty sure that both are being supported by a third party (or several) that plan(s) on using the “Left” as the fall guy. The commercial and financial powers supported everyone in 1930s Germany but Adolf and his ruthless bully-boys beat them all including the financiers. It is a tricky game, especially if you haven’t got eyes on all the players. “Deep State”? “Wall Street”? “Silicon Valley”? “Them”? Nancy d’Alesandro is a tempting target. Too tempting. Don’t fixate on the Pedos, Ghettos, or the Bright Shiney things. The threat is in the fringes of the game.

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    Hanrahan

    I heard Levin talking to Brandon Straka from #Walkaway and it seems that he has had all support removed, he’s out of business. Everyone who has ever worked for him or contractors have been black-banned.

    This is the modern equivalent of pillaging and burning defeated cities, or salting the earth. 1,500 years of progress reversed in 12 years.

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    Without doubt the biggest coup ever to be enacted in the Western world !

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      wal1957

      …and the majority of those supporting the left are in agreeance with the outcome. In fact some of the Dumbocrats and the MSM want more of it.

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    dinn, rob

    account @RationalEtienne reading: “West Coast high tech has to make the distinction between banning hate speech and banning speech it hates.” https://www.newsweek.com/elon-musk-big-tech-banning-hate-speech-hated-speech-1560873

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    Global Cooling

    Why do you use Youtube in this post? Alternatives?

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    WE will decide who may speak and what they may say and WE get to define this as action supporting freedom (in the spirit of Big Bro Newspeak, 1984.)

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    Harves

    So even the Social Democrat, globalist, and non-Trump fan, Angela Merkel has called out the disgraceful actions of Big Tech against free speech. Yet not a single Democrat sees anything wrong with i it. This is what TDS does to people.

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    Old Moss

    If Scott Morrisson really wants Australia to be a “good global citizen” he will have to decide whether he is going to bow to Big Tech or constrain them. He has to either side with technofacism or successfully oppose it. Governments everywhere have now been alerted
    and face the same trial. We are at the dawn of a new Dark Age and being affable and supine is not going to cut it. We either have national and individual sovereignty under the law or we do not.

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      Ian

      “We are at the dawn of a new Dark Age and being affable and supine is not going to cut it. We either have national and individual sovereignty under the law or we do not.”

      We are nothing off the kind. Twitter and Facebook, Google and Amazon are merely players admittedly big players in the modern Tech world. But they are not the only players. Microsoft opposes Amazon in cloud computing. Google competitors are Microsoft and Yahoo. Facebook competitors are WeChat, MicrosoftPinterest Linkedin and others. Twitter competes with Instagram, Snap Inc., LinkedIn, Reddit, Quora, Tumblr, WhatsApp.

      Clearly the consumer has plenty of choice to replace the major players. To preach doom and gloom is ludicrous

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        OriginalSteve

        Cut off big tech and it dies

        http://Www.gab.com is a bastion of free speech.
        The pinkos can hear the turret turning to face them ( metaphorically speaking ) so are now trying to smear gab it appears to get it shut down….

        Time to push back. Hard.

        Push back has started…..

        https://trendingpolitics.com/uganda-takes-a-stand-bans-facebook-twitter-from-internet-after-censorship-twitter-policy-has-meltdown/

        “On Tuesday, Uganda punched back at Facebook and Twitter by banning them from the internet after the two companies started censoring Uganda officials ahead of the election in the country.

        “”We demand that @Facebook & @Twitter write directly to the individuals that lost their accounts. Since @Facebook cited @MoICT_Ug in their statement, let them write to us so that there’s a chance for a fair hearing. Accounts lost on Facebook belong to @GovUganda employees,” tweeted Uganda Media Centre.

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        truth

        Ian…
        The statement you disagree with is an absolutely true statement …and instead of attempting to refute it, which I don’t believe you can… you try to put lipstick on a very ugly pig…ie the Big Tech tyrants.

        The bigness of the Big Tech tyrants is the problem …they’ll fight and fight dirty….to the death…. with the help of their corrupt Democrats to keep their totalitarian power….and to embed their preferred policies on China.

        Biden is busy appointing many of them to positions inside his government already…signalling to the world the tightness of their cabal.

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        Lawrie

        That is rubbish Ian. They are all in bed with one another. Bezos and Gates, Zuckerberg, Dorsey are all dinner buddies. No real competition between them; just sharing the pie.

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        peter

        Ian, You used to be an old leftie. Now you are a new leftie. You are part of the problem.

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    JoKaH

    Cant keep a good man down for long – It looks like GAB is up and running again.

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      David Maddison

      It was Parler which was taken down and it’s still down on my App.

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      Peter C

      Can you find this on Gab. I am looking for verification.
      https://www.simonparkes.org/post/yesterday

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        MP

        Peter, this fellow is rotten to the core.
        Top trending on you tube, everything he says has had everybody else banned, yet he has gone from 0 to 100 in weeks YT seem to be pushing him. His own about page on himself is full of the people who you are against.

        Simon Parkes is a life long experiencer of aliens, shadow people, elementals and ufo’s, these include Mantid (Mantis) beings, Draconis Reptilian, Feline, small and tall Grey creatures, Crystalline beings and other creatures that can’t be identified. Simon was an elected Politician and served a full term of office.

        Simon’s biological mother worked for the British Security Service, often called MI5 between 1965 – 1979. However while she was managed by British Intelligence she was in fact working “jointly” for the National Security Agency (NSA) of America. Her job was to type out documents that related to crashed ufo craft that had come down all over the Earth’s surface and had then been retrieved by American special forces/recovery teams.

        Simon’s Grandfather, who was a British diplomat, worked for the foreign arm of British intelligence often called MI6. But again in his case he was closely associated with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of America. During this time he was awarded the Order of the British empire (OBE) medal as well as the Commander of the British Empire (CBE) medal, however he turned down a Knighthood from the Queen. Simon’s Grandfather was also a prominent Freemason and was Britain’s appointed diplomat to the United Nations in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s .

        Simon went public with his story in 2010, and since then has toured the UK speaking at conferences, initially attacked by the establishment media in a concerted effort to discredit him. However an event in 2013 was to be a game changer, when Simon was invited by the British Ministry of Defence (MOD) to join a small party being given a tour of a secret space radar base in the UK. This totally confounded the established media and has led to a far more serious appraisal of Simon’s story by them.

        Simon has assisted a growing number of people who have come forward from Illuminati families/bloodlines – where they have suffered torture and trauma, many from MILAB situations. Simon is able to re-integrate any alternate personalities that the individual may have, remove any Jinn/demonic possession and “de-activate” any suicide programmes placed in the person.

        On a lighter note Simon also does Soul readings, where in most cases is able to identify the individuals soul/star family background. A reasonable fee is charged for these services – Simon is offering a nearly unique service and places the highest value on client confidentiality – having helped people from many countries and from widely differing backgrounds, from college students to employees of the Rothschild’s. Simon understands the critical nature of his de-programming/healing/soul reading work and the support that his clients need.
        Nothing he says is backed by evidence, nothing has come to fruition its just drivel!

        Have a look in the back ground of his vids and then unsubscribe.

        He is unhinged at best or one of the trash.

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      Peter C

      [Duplicate]

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    Peter C

    Trump is still a threat.

    US House of Representatives passes resolution urging Mike Pence to invoke 25th amendment, but Vice-President rules it out
    https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/world/us-house-of-representatives-passes-resolution-urging-mike-pence-to-invoke-25th-amendment-but-vice-president-rules-it-out/ar-BB1cHBtS?ocid=msedgntp

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    Furiously curious

    Interesting news about financial firms moving away from Trump, and how he will be in big trouble financially. Yeah lawyers will be feeding off him big time, but something like Deutsche bank being owed $300 mill shouldnt be a problem. One of the world’s sleasyist corporations, and even my basic maths say $7 x 46 000 000 = $300 000 000 or even $4 x 73 000 000 = $300 000 000. Crowd funding is a thing. Mind you Gofundme probably wont want to assist. They are too busy raising money for 35 000 young girls to have their breasts removed.

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      Peter C

      Why does Trump need funding?
      He has about 8 days to go.

      If somehow he is successful, all these firms are history.

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    Mark Smith

    coup has also changed its meaning from a serious to takeover over government either from armed rebellion (threat thereof) or unofficial government subsuming the official government. Now it mean a riot in one government building. Congress could legally resession anywhere.

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      Peter C

      Correct.
      Trump has not staged a ‘coup’

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        Peter C

        coup d’état

        A coup or coup d’état (/ˌkuː deɪˈtɑː/ About this soundlisten (help·info); French: [ku deta], literally “blow of state”; plural: coups d’état, pronounced like the singular form; also known simply as an overthrow, takeover, or putsch) is the removal of an existing government from power, usually through violent means. Typically, it is an illegal, unconstitutional seizure of power by a political faction, the military, or a dictator

        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coup_d%27%C3%A9tat

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    Peter C

    Three days of Darkness in DC.
    Katie Hopkins- Richardson Post

    I still carry a flicker of hope. Not because of theories spouted by ex-Intelligence Corp bloggers, or whispers of the Insurrection Act signed by Trump. Not because of rumors and nods on the patriot wires, or curious power outages or closure of airspace. But because I know MAGA. I know it personally. I lived and breathed it for three long months on the road across America, and feel it beating with all my heart.

    https://richardsonpost.com/katie-hopkins/20131/three-days-of-darkness-in-d-c

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    steve

    personally I think it is over, the bad guys rules the world….

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      tonyb

      Steve

      As the EU concludes a trade deal with China Boris blasts their practices and the Foreign secretary rages at their treatment of minorities.

      https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9138117/Boris-Johnson-blames-Chinese-Covid-saying-pandemic-triggered-demented-traditional-medicine.html?ci=67670&si=17774922

      I would say most ordinary people in the UK are concerned about China and the great and the good in Britain who have spent the last 10 years getting into bed with China are now hastily getting out again.

      Don’t forget the UK has also invited 3 million Hong Kong refugees to come here and is providing asylum to a number of their leaders. So I think interesting times are ahead as both our countries at last point out the shortcomings of China

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      Fuel Filter

      Steve, one thing you missed:

      At least, in America, the guys with guns have yet to have their say.

      I keep belaboring this point, and I am not going to go over details again and again. BUT, those guys above also control food production and delivery, water and watershed areas to the Blue cities. And remember, 90% of the electrical grid goes thru Red-State America.

      Draw your own conclusions.

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    truth

    ‘Any talk of “winning elections” depends on having free and fair ones.’

    So right.

    This is what makes me sick to my stomach about the commentary on FOX and by Republican Congressmen in recent days.

    Most have thrown in the towel…are dead scared to make the case for an audit or other forensic investigation lest they themselves be cancelled or designated ‘ domestic terrorists’ and find themselves on the ‘no-fly’ list.

    As all suggestion of a stolen election is forcibly expunged, the Fascist Cabal becomes more powerful…with more undeserved cred amongst those too lazy to seek the truth.

    Memories of details will fade…Trump will be buried with a stake through his heart…his family and business to be hounded to destruction for the rest of his life and beyond.

    Imagine trying to do Trump business …with finance and numerous permits required etc …in this new Fascist world….it will be similar for all business people who supported Trump …but on steroids for the Trump family…..with no recourse because of China…because of the unfathomable reach of the Fascist cabal …and because of the pervasive fear.

    There is only one thing to be done IMO to prevent this catastrophe of biblical proportions…and that is to use the legal ways to test all the affidavits and allegations…to have every jurisdiction produce the ballots they must still have, because they must by law preserve them [ and if they haven’t done so , that will be instructive in itself]…to have a watertight Commission audit the votes…the machines …and every aspect of the conduct of the election so that they can credibly prove to the American people that the fraud was or was not enough in the states in question to swing the election.

    The hardest part of that of course …with the descent into full-on Fascist denunciation , witch hunts and cancellation etc…would be to find people on both sides who would be trusted… for a Commission.

    IMO though ….without investigation of this particular election result right now…. democracy is over in America…and therefore over everywhere before long …after China and its fifth column in all of our countries….systematically target all the rest of us.

    As America goes, so goes the world.

    The media should be telling the truth… to protect the people without fear or favor…but that train has long ago left the station…and the change in their wording etc and their palpable fear of being charged with incitement, is depressingly evident in the last few days….everything having to be prefaced by a strong and long denunciation of the Trump supporters…and denunciation of Trump’s insistence on getting at the truth.

    You can feel the rot setting in.

    You would think that if Democrats actually thought they won a fair and free election…and all the ballots are preserved…that they would welcome an investigation or audit to settle things down and build some trust amongst the 75 million Trump supporters and the moderates and Democrats that polls say also believe the election was stolen.

    Without this, people around the world who believe in freedom and democracy …will have to watch the permanent and ongoing crucifixion and evisceration of Donald Trump by a criminal Fascist Cabal…for the crime of putting Americans first….and any future election will have the same credibility of the charades seen in the worst banana republics and despot-ridden failed states.

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      el gordo

      ‘ … without investigation of this particular election result right now…. democracy is over in America…and therefore over everywhere before long …after China and its fifth column in all of our countries….systematically target all the rest of us.’

      I’ll stop you right there.

      Donald lost the election fair and square, democracy has been invigorated in America and hopefully Biden will introduce compulsory voting to avoid this political shambles happening again.

      Democracy in Australia is doing fine with a strong centre right government standing up to Beijing, deputy sheriff of the Alliance in the Pacific.

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        “…hopefully Biden will introduce compulsory voting to avoid this political shambles happening again.”

        Compulsory voting for one party.

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          el gordo

          ‘Compulsory voting for one party.’

          The US has to fix its political system, as the leader of the free democratic world its dropped the ball.

          Before the next election they need to organise compulsory voting for all citizens and failure to vote will incur a fine. If the Democrats with both houses can’t bring about electoral reform then the polarisation of US society will continue.

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            Analitik

            But you just stated that

            democracy has been invigorated in America

            so why the need for compulsory voting? You are a mass of contradiction, as usual.

            What they really need is compulsory voting identification.

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              truth

              I agree.

              Both America and Australia need voter ID…that the Left in both countries so desperately oppose it speaks volumes about their integrity and intent.

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              el gordo

              This election has been robust, huge numbers of people who don’t normally vote have gone out and voted. So in this way there has been a reinvigoration, but in future compulsory voting will avoid fraudulent behaviour.

              Do you think the Greens and Democrats are Communists?

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              Wet Mountains

              Sorry analotik, meant thumbs up- not down…fat fingers

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            GD

            If the Democrats with both houses can’t bring about electoral reform then the polarisation of US society will continue

            The Democrats don’t want to bring about electoral reform. They’ve found out how to rig an election and are obviously happy with the result. Why change anything?

            Election 2024 – rinse and repeat.

            The last thing the Dems want is voter ID or compulsory voting; it might mess up their last-minute ‘pallets of ballots’ delivered in the dead of night for their candidate

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              el gordo

              ‘Why change anything?’

              According to your theory its already too late. Can you think of a reason why Australia should remain part of a corrupt American Alliance?

              Its the ugly face of capitalism, they don’t even have universal health care and instead spend zillions on weapons of mass destruction. Not a very good example for the free world, Australia would do a better job because our political system has integrity.

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        El Gordo

        Sounds to me you agree that an audit would be a good idea because how else can you make the comment that the election was lost fair and square. Until an audit happens there is zero proof that it was fair and square and plenty of evidence that it wasn’t. In a truly fair and square situation the winner would welcome such security not shut it down. In my opinion if you want to know how a guilty party reacts to questions about the integrity of the election I think we are seeing it by the playbook of the Democrats. An innocent party would not only welcome such scrutiny but insist on it.

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          el gordo

          As an outsider there is little to support this corruption theory, but I acknowledge half of the Republican Party believe the election was dodgy. It maybe all true, but who cares if the US has a democracy on a par with an African state. Very slack and nobody to blame but the majors.

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            Serp

            You’ve moved well beyond Pangloss el gordo; I should write a service order for you to take to the large hadron collider and have it flush your blocked synapses.

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        truth

        ElGordo…

        You have not one scintilla of evidence for your assertion that Trump ’lost the election fair and square’.

        A party that is not prepared to have the results and the voting in the states in question investigated in the light of so many Americans who were involved in the process…as you were not…. being prepared to sign affidavits attesting to irregularities…
        ….the fact that many people who were ineligible to vote were alleged to have voted…the fact that in some cases more postal votes were received than the numbers of eligible voters in particular counties.

        …the fact that there was no scrutineering …zilch…other than that by Democrats…..because no one can do that job from ten feet away from the ballot…let alone much much further as it more often was.

        ..the fact that the US Constitution was breached in the changing of rules and laws that was done by people ineligible constitutionally to do so…on the pretext of COVID and the mail-in ballot that Democrats insisted on.

        ..the fact that the Constitution was breached in the unequal treatment under the law which is prohibited under the Constitution.

        ..the fact that there are allegations by expert witnesses …uninvestigated in any transparent way …that the Dominion machines were faulty …programmed to cheat…….connected to the internet… and hackable in various ways.

        Even leaving aside all of those unresolved anomalies that only a party with a great deal to hide …as the whole world knows the Bidens and the Democrats and their facilitating Deep State bad actors have….would be so desperate to paper over when so much is at stake…even leaving those aside…this election was made unsafe unfair and fraudulent in the weeks and months and years before voting day….

        …when the piranhas of the fake news media spent every minute of every day for four years lying to the American people about Trump…defaming him…telling the American people he was committing treason even when they knew the collusion they alleged was all on the Democrats’ side

        …when the Democrats had paid for Russians to concoct a dossier of lies meant to deceive the FISA court to stop Trump and then bring him down.

        ..when the Democrats and their Deep State used lies and stings as pretext for the Mueller probe that hounded Trump for more than two years of his Presidency

        …knowing that ..every lie the Fake News hacks were flogging to the American people were true not of Trump but of their own lawless Democrats

        …the election was made fraudulent when the almost 100% Democrat-facilitating MSM used the tragedy of COVID as an opportunity to lie again and again about Trump’s handling of COVID that was almost completely by the book…much more coherent…truthful and consistent than the sainted Fauci’s and off-the-planet more competent that Cuomo or any of the other Democrat poseurs.
        …made fraudulent by the onslaught of the Democrats’ Fascist Cabal …BigTech tyrants…FBI /CIA to shut down the few journalists who were actually doing their jobsin informing the people.

        ..the Fascist Cabal that swooped in to deploy their news blackout for Biden and the Democrats to make sure the American people would go to the election without the information they needed for fair voting.

        That totalitarian act made sure the 2020 election was not democratic .

        Also before the election SCOTUS refused to ensure the election would be fair by allowing to stand, breaches of the US Constitution that they knew would facilitate fraud and anomalies …and that was a huge factor in ensuring that fraud was facilitated.

        Biden professes intent to be a unifying POTUS but nothing could be more divisive than to militantly shut down all attempts to audit the election in the states in question …a process that is entirely lawful.

        Meanwhile he and the Democrats unleash the hounds of their Fascist Cabal on to ordinary Americans who have a right under the Constitution to have their questions answered without totalitarian threats to their livelihoods and their futures…even to the extent of threatening to take their children from them.

        That is pure evil.

        Democracy is not ‘doing fine’ in Australia .

        We have a Wet Left Federal government doing Labor policy and Wet Left State government doing Greens policy in rancid deceit of the Liberal[non-Left] people who voted for them.

        Morrison is only PM and his government was only able to win the elections since 2015 because of the great achievements and the huge landslide win with an unprecedented seats buffer in 2013… by PM Tony Abbott who worked his guts out to get the miserable Left Wing liberals into power.

        The coven of Turnbull plotters in which Morrison was the key player…gave Tony Abbott only 15 months…with harassment all the way… before they began their slow-burning coup…with the man who was the only reason they were in power…placed on probation before they politically assassinated him.

        Morrison is all PR…a snake oil salesman IMO…deals in plausible deniability…on the principle that if he never levels with the Australian people eg on coal…he’ll never be held to account.

        Morrison gives the appearance of standing up to Beijing right now…but he’s selling Australia out to them and to the Paris diktat on CAGW….hurtling Australia towards energy insecurity.

        Australian voters’ only choice is Left or Far Left…or Marxist.

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          Henning Nielsen

          truth; BRAVO!

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          Kalm Keith

          Wow, wow, wow.

          An outstanding summation.

          See what’s going on and be revolted by it.

          The last Tony Abbott election activism, endorsed by the current occupant of his seat, was essentially BLM on meds.

          When the Best can be taken down by the Worst we have big job ahead of us to escape the mess we are in.

          KK

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            Serp

            It’s roughly fifty years since the ccp cultural revolution and look at their totalitarian despotism now; as I read it the US is about to enter its own cultural revolution after having fully repudiated its constitution –not half a month old and already this is one hell of a decade.

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          el gordo

          Truth, lots of memes, too many to tackle in one sitting and off topic.

          Australia’s political system works a charm, the parliamentary wing of the Liberal Party had a charlatan PM and they instigated a coup to topple him. The Westminster system is a better model than the US Republic model.

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            truth

            ElGordo ….

            In exactly what way was Tony Abbott who got the plotting Libs all into power while he personally was under unprecedented attack in a blitzkrieg of lies and propaganda from the Socialist PM Gillard who defamed him worldwide with the help of her Socialist sisterhood connections with Hillary Clinton and other nefarious Democrats…in what way was he …ever… a charlatan?

            Apart from the fact that he bit into an onion while having a joke with a farmer at an onion farm…and he offended the Marxist Left by giving a gong [ that he reportedly was asked by the Queen to do] to the 93 year old Prince Philip for his work with his Commonwealth youth scholarships….what did he do other than more …infinitely more to secure Australia and lift Australian trade from the economic doldrums …with more achievements in the tiny 15 months the plotters gave him after his landslide win, than any other Australian PM ever has had.

            ..Tony Abbott’s big ‘crime’ was that on finding Australia had massively[at the time] more debt and deficit [ even as unprecedented revenues flowed in from China]….than Labor had admitted to …and huge unfunded but legislated liabilities for years down the track…he brought down a budget to tackle it, instead of borrowing more for vote-harvesting handouts as labor does.

            To tackle debt and kick-start Labor’s tanking economy…he kept his promise in repealing Labor’s small-business-destroying carbon tax and other stimulating measures.

            He also committed what is the biggest crime of all to the globalists of the Marxist Left…in keeping his promise to ‘stop the boats’…in order to take control of Australia’s borders…restore Australia’s sovereignty…instead of selling Australia out to Indonesian criminal people-smugglers and carping UN Marxists.

            To complement that spending, he spread small cuts to Government spending across the board ….offending some in Big Business who were already p****d off with him because he refused to obey the Paris diktat ..refused to pretend …for Global Socialist ends…that cyclic changes due to the powerful oscillations..as we are experiencing now…are CAGW …the global charade…that requires the loss of national sovereignty …permanent oversight by… and annual billion dollar tithes to …the despots and dictators who control the UN…and redistribution not just of wealth but of the technology and IP of western democracies to ‘developing’ countries…which included the Communist Chinese dictatorship …which the Socialists ensured is parked in the UN’s ‘developing nation’ category with its hand out…even as it builds a massive military capability and takes by force international waters….in a prelude to taking over completely.

            Tony Abbott is the most decent ..prescient and courageous PM Australia has had in our lifetimes…many ordinary people attest to his quiet personal kindness..as have journalists and politicians who then betrayed him.

            Tony Abbott did more for Australia…not for the gnomes of Europe and the AINOs…for Australia and our children’s futures, in the tiny 15 months the plotters including Morrison and the ~all-Left MSM gave him before mounting their coup in order to start Australia on the suicide track to energy insecurity and loss of sovereignty that Morrison has it on now…after squandering all of the electoral buffer Tony Abbott achieved for the Libs….more than any Australian PM ever has done.

            In the view of the Left Wing internationalists and BigBiz with its huge investments commercial and personal vested interests in windmills and solar panels and their plan to make a motza on future trading in paper in the floundering international carbon permits market…in their anti-OZ view …Tony Abbott stood in the way of the sell-out of Australia…as Trump stands in the way of the sell-out of America and had to be politically assassinated and buried with a stake through his heart.

            Tony Abbott was a threat to the take-over by Global Socialism and then by China…so he had to go…the first of the conservatives to be purged …and now with Trump the last falls .

            Both have been heinously betrayed by their countries.

            Because of that gross betrayal…for the first time ever in the world lies and the evil they promote are in the ascendant worldwide….and we have never been in a more dangerous place…IMO.

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              Serp

              Thanks truth. You attack with more energy and accuracy than anybody else here seems able to muster.

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              Hanrahan

              When Tony was campaigning he promised to stop the boats. I knew he would do far better than labor but: Stop Them? no way.

              Stopped them dead. Those unsinkable lifeboats were a stroke of genius. The real genius was that the illegals went back to be seen by the hopefuls as failures. As it was before, even those who perished were said to be successful. How many billions did Tony save the country? The trade is still stopped.

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        You forgot the /sarc tag…..

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        Chad

        el gordo
        January 13, 2021 at 7:08 pm ·

        I’ll stop you right there.

        Donald lost the election fair and square,

        Well, i was going to …..“stop you right there”….
        ……but it seems others already have done that.
        E.G….you have been looking at clouds etc too much….you seem to have a thick fog in your head.

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    Could PM Morrison PLEASE have the RAAF send a C-17, loaded with sufficient Bex Powders, Bushells tea bags, and Lilos, to enable all members of the US Congress and Senate, and their staffs, to indulge in the time-honoured “cuppa tea, a Bex, and a good lie-down”? Please add extras for the MSM, the New World Order (Twitter, Facebook, Google, etc)!

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    Tarquin Wombat-Carruthers

    Please don’t tell them the meaning of my post! Let them or their minions do the research as to its relevance!

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    Off topic for this thread, but not this Blog. Now that the staff collective formerly known as the ABC (Australian) has helped depose Trump and poison his legacy, they are back on full screech for MMGW. Today we’ve had polar bears on little ice floes and disappearing Northern Territory coastline. The pro-Antifa manlets, dykes and assorted weirdos in Ultimo shall never stop until they are stopped. Their aim is the destruction of modern Australia.

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      Analitik

      They’ve been ramping up the meme steadily since the 3rd of November. Attenborough documentaries pop up every few days explaining how the world is dying and segments on renewables appear almost daily.

      And it’s occurring across the western world from what have been able to ascertain.

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      Graeme No.3

      I saw a van yesterday (at the bakery) with stickers in favour of the ABC and thought “how the minority think”. With their share of the audience now below 28% (based on 5 minutes in a week) they are getting a bit desperate about their continuing existence. And I wonder how many of those numbers come from Peppa Pig viewers.

      As for Attenborough I have about 40 DVD’s with him but nothing much newer than about 5? years ago**. The photography is excellent but you should remember that D.A. is merely a commentator, not a scientific expert, and in England is a habit like The Trooping of the Colours. He could well end up embarmed and on display in a glass case for tourists to view.

      ** It was the Night in the NHM one where i saw him telling a (politically correct) falsehood.

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        Analitik

        Attenborough was a genuine expert doing in the field observations for his earlier documentaries.
        Sadly, he has allowed himself to be “advised” on nearly everything by “the experts” so has become a tool of the establishment.

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    David Maddison

    The video has been deleted.

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    John Dawson

    Just tried to load this video – it’s been deleted!

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    OriginalSteve

    Speaking of asking hard questions….

    All the jabs appear to do is suppress symptons but presumably still mean you can get it.

    These people appear to be very odd.

    Likely it will just guarantee years of reinfections and permenant lockdows…..hey…a game the whole Establishment can play for YEARS.

    Note the comnent “in the FIRST round of jabs…”

    This is never going to end.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8884031/Dr-Fauci-warns-early-COVID-19-vaccines-prevent-symptoms-not-block-infection.html

    “Dr Anthony Fauci has cautioned that early COVID-19 vaccines will be focused on preventing symptoms of the virus, not blocking it altogether.

    “While the end goal of the vaccines will be to eradicate the virus, Fauci noted that developers are aiming for a simpler goal in the first round of jabs.

    “‘The primary thing you want to do is that if people get infected, prevent them from getting sick, and if you prevent them from getting sick, you will ultimately prevent them from getting seriously ill,’ Fauci said at Yahoo Finance’s All Markets Summit.

    “‘If the vaccine also allows you to prevent initial infection, that would be great. [But] what I would settle for, and all of my colleagues would settle for, is the primary endpoint to prevent clinically recognizable disease.’

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      David-of-Cooyal-in-Oz

      G’day OS,
      “‘The primary thing you want to do is that if people get infected, prevent them from getting sick, and if you prevent them from getting sick, you will ultimately prevent them from getting seriously ill,’ Fauci said at Yahoo Finance’s All Markets Summit.

      “‘If the vaccine also allows you to prevent initial infection, that would be great. [But] what I would settle for, and all of my colleagues would settle for, is the primary endpoint to prevent clinically recognizable disease.’

      As Jo and others have said, repeatedly, this result is already achievable with at least one protocol – the Zelenko one – available already world wide at low cost and with demonstrated efficacy at 85% or higher, but banned by WHO (and our Australian equivalent, naming HCQ as a “poison”!).
      Supplements of zinc and vitamin D alone would significantly reduce the severity of an infection and start to be effective within two weeks, which is as rapid as the vaccines apparently.

      Fauci knows that. He’s on 6000 IUs of vitamin D per day.
      But doesn’t advertise the fact.

      Cheers
      Dave B

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      Serp

      Yep, this is the postmodern vaccine which does not deliver immunity but delivers asymptomatic infection plus sterilizing no more than seventy percent of childbearing age women.

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    OldOzzie

    Once Trump leaves office, the Senate can’t hold an impeachment trial

    J. Michael Luttig served as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit from 1991 to 2006.

    It appears that even if the House of Representatives impeaches President Trump this week, the Senate trial on that impeachment will not begin until after Trump has left office and President-Elect Biden has become president on Jan. 20. That Senate trial would be unconstitutional.

    The sequencing of the House impeachment proceedings before Trump’s departure from office and the inauguration of the new president, followed by a Senate impeachment trial, perhaps months later, raises the question of whether a former president can be impeached after he leaves office.

    The Constitution itself answers this question clearly: No, he cannot be. Once Trump’s term ends on Jan. 20, Congress loses its constitutional authority to continue impeachment proceedings against him — even if the House has already approved articles of impeachment.

    Therefore, if the House of Representatives were to impeach the president before he leaves office, the Senate could not thereafter convict the former president and disqualify him under the Constitution from future public office.

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      Henning Nielsen

      “Once Trump leaves office, the Senate can’t hold an impeachment trial”

      Their only hope is that Trump does NOT leave office.

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    Henning Nielsen

    “Mike Lindell, CEO of My Pillow, makes a bold new claim: “Donald Trump is going to be your president for the next four years.”

    Lindell made the claim while he was en route from his native Minnesota to Washington, D.C. on Friday where he says he will be meeting with General Flynn, Sidney Powell and others who are working to expose the alleged fraud that took place in November.

    He says he will be releasing a new video soon on that new evidence as it is presented.

    “They’re very much afraid that all the evidence that I know is out there is going to come out this week,” Lindell says.”

    https://itnshow.com/2021/01/10/mike-lindell-100-donald-trump-is-going-to-be-your-president-for-the-next-four-years/

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      Dennis

      Please let this be true, and successful.

      DJT is our body armour, we are the targets he stands up for against the globalists, check his addresses to the United Nations and comments about them to stop interfering in the affairs of member nations, one example only.

      Christopher Monckton was well aware of the plotting when he warned that Australian Prime Minister Abbott was under attack, also other conservative leaders in Canada, New Zealand and others, climate hoax based at the time of Monckton’s warning but we all know that the hoax was always about politics and money. New world order. etc.

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    Dennis

    Gab.com looks good.

    David beat Goliath, remember.

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    Harry Passfield

    I see the Tucker YouTube in your limbed has been taken down. Beg Nancy didn’t like it.

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      Harry Passfield

      Jo, to clarify. I sent a friend a link to the Tucker Carlson clip (the one with Pelosi and whiteness…) you had imbedded using the YouTube URL. He told me it had been taken down. I checked your imbed still worked so sent him a link to your site. You may have another fan…..

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    Henning Nielsen

    I don’t know. It is all very emotional. It feels as if we are on the brink of a cataclysm, and will tip over into the abyss at any moment. As in a nightmare you long to wake up from.

    And yet. I can’t get rid of a feeling that this is all fake. So much of society’s fabric collapsing is such a short time? No serious resistance?

    Yes, I know. Trump lost. He’s all alone, at the Alamo, for crying out loud! It’s so theatrical, a movie director would refuse the script.

    Biden, or what’s left of him, won. The Democrats, the corporations, the Chinese, Big Tech, Antifa won. It’s just that they don’t behave like winners. You know what they look like? They look like my dear old dog when he had raidet the kitchen of whatever food he could find, and tried to devour as much as possible before getting caught.

    They look like they are under the shadow of a big, mean fist up in the sky. Their unhinged aggression makes them appear weak. Victors are not like that. But I guess it is just my fevered imagination.

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      Fuel Filter

      My Goodness…

      I see you’ve swallowed the Black Pill.

      That may well be a pretty bad choice for your mental health.

      Never take the Black Pill.

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      truth

      Henning Neilsen…

      I couldn’t agree more …you describe it perfectly.

      Everything about the Democrats and RINOS absolutely reeks of guilt and visceral fear of exposure.

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    Wet Mountains

    I am puzzled by what is taking place in our once great nation and the world. I wonder how anyone could vote for their own demise. But the Democrats, like a judas goat, have beguiled millions to follow them into bondage, servants of the state. I asked them why and I get a litany of contradictions. I can only conclude they are unaware of man’s history. I genuinely believe God has a plan and works in ways man cannot comprehend at the time they occur. So, I try to look for the positive in what is taking place.

    There is an old “B” horror movie called “They Live”, were aliens walk among man, but they look human until you put on a special pair of glasses. Then you can see them as the aliens they are.

    To use this movie as a metaphor, we have now all been issued a special pair of glasses. If we choose to put them on, we can easily see who is genuine and who is plastic. The Mitch M., the Nancy P., Charlie S., Linsey G., and the rest in Washington, in our state capitals, to our local governments…the aliens can be easily seen when viewed through our new glasses.

    The question becomes, “what do I…what do we do with this new vision?” What can I do to change the hearts of mankind? If occurs to me I am doing what I can peacefully do by writing, by expressing my opinion unafraid of the repercussions, by standing on a street corner with a sign trying to get everyone to put the glasses on.

    Like working with special needs children, we must be patient with the servants of the state. Help them to put the glasses on so that they believe it was their idea. My neighbor says she once supported Trump but because he “incited insurrection” last week, she could never support him again. I asked her to research the timeline of events. When did the riot start and when was Trump speaking? She discovered the inconsistency. That is the key, SHE discovered the inconsistency.

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      Kalm Keith

      That’s a good one WM.

      As a youngster I was a member of a group that was taught to “observe”; to look at my environment, and I observed nature, people, and when I got older, politics.

      When 99% of the population look no further than the news on their mobile phones it shows the potential for ugly “leaders” to flourish and “ride high”.

      We need honest leaders and right now Trump seems to be the only person who has tried to lead for the benefit of those who elected him.

      Allied with that, we need people to “see” what is really going on, and massive pre-election Trump rallies confirm that many are in fact seeing.

      But back to the problem: in a couple of days the U.S. is going to have O’Biden and Harris as leaders: how is that going to work?

      KK

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        Wet Mountains

        The mentality of 50% of the population of the US is much different than it was when Berry had the House and Senate twelve years ago. Berry destroyed any semblance of unity. Obiden and OHarris do not care about anything but consolidating their power and the power of the Democrat Party. You see what has happened in the last week. They will act swiftly and decisively. As things stand now, I see only two futures for the US and the world, either take the mark of the beast (submit) or pick your hill on which to die.
        As for me, outwardly I am a pacifist, showing my support for Trump and the Constitution daily. Inwardly, I watch, wait, prepare, and educate myself daily. Now I have added Jonova to my list of things to read. I have found this site to be a treasure trove of wisdom. The comments, from everyone, are priceless windows into the minds of each side.
        Two opposing ideologies, both feel their cause is moral. Which is the truly righteous? I look at the goals of each ideology, tyranny, or freedom. I picked my hill long ago.

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        truth

        As always, KK….the media is the key…IMO.

        What has made all of this possible is that the media is under the almost total control…worldwide …of individuals who have zero respect for the core responsibility their profession has in a western democracy…..to inform the people without fear or favor.

        It’s surely not possible for them to close their minds and maintain their tunnel vision for five …ten years and more , without truth seeping in…so the lies must be intentional…and they feel safe with their lying even though their bogus cloak of noble intent can’t disguise their malevolence….they feel safe because they’re under protection of their group and the political criminals[ IMO] that their group facilitates and protects.

        We know their lying and propaganda is intentional subversion too…because they don’t ask any of the questions that are screaming to be asked…they don’t want the people informed by those answers.

        This is why the CAGW hoax was viable for the Left as a revival of Socialism globally.

        All their ducks were in a row by the late 80s…a miseducated population that spawned a political media that was easily curated into a Socialist media by nepotism[always rife in journalism] and ‘judicious’ culling of conservative-minded journalism graduates…and a population that had become inured to and dependent on big government….all ready to sell the most seductive of all calls to ‘arms’…the mission to ‘save the planet’…and ‘ends’ that fitted Global Socialism like a fine leather glove…because it justified in the eyes of hysterics and evil opportunists…literally any means the deemed necessary.

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          Kalm Keith

          The clincher for me about Morrison has been his apparent public attempts to avoid being linked to too much “Paris” stuff while at the same time allowing or even encouraging the installation of mile upon mile of Solar and Wind subsidy Farms.

          There is No leadership, it’s just Follow the Wind.

          KK

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            Chad

            Maybe Morrison is givint the RE movement “Enough Rope” to hang themselves ?
            We have said frequently that perhaps the best way to prove the limitations of RE, is to let the system trip over itself ina spectacular major blackout ..
            A little pain, for a big gain !

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      GD

      There is an old “B” horror movie called “They Live”, where aliens walk among men, but they look human until you put on a special pair of glasses.

      We don’t need a special pair of glasses, we just need to read their Facebook feed.

      They are aliens, indeed.

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    Deano

    Big Tech and MSM have allowed their customer numbers and profits to convince them of their importance in areas they actually don’t have authority in. An analogy is the pop star that allows their popularity with fans to convince them of their importance as an influencer of world affairs. They quickly become tiresome, and even though fans may still listen to their music, they switch off once the lecturing starts.

    Remember – simply because Big Tech censors opinions doesn’t take away the circumstances that caused those opinions to be formed in the first place. I’m angry but not in despair.

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    feral_nerd

    Interestingly, the MSM coverage of the Capital drama is heavy on high-impact words like “insurrection,” “heinous,”treacherous,” words designed to elicit a strong emotional response. At the same time it amplifies the hell out of the few seconds of actual physical confrontation involving a few dozen at most, while ignoring the hours of boring footage of oh, 200,000 or so, Trump supporters behaving themselves.

    For a really egregious example of straight-out propaganda, see this recent piece from Brian Stelter: https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/09/media/reliable-sources-january-8/index.html?utm_source=pocket-newtab

    Whatever this is, it ain’t journalism.

    I would love to see a scholarly side by side evaluation of the coverage of the Capitol mess, versus the months of “mostly peaceful but fiery” BLM/Antifa unrest. Could be revealing.

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      Kalm Keith

      That’s exactly where we need to go.

      I found it strange that there was no news media mention of the size of that capitol rally.

      Possibly that was omitted because it would have required photos of massive crowds outside the main rally area and lead to the conclusion that Trump was popular.

      Perhaps they wanted to maintain the illusion that Trump addressed them and Then they marched off to do his bidding.

      As POM has suggested here, a proper analysis of the distribution of the people at the rally would show that many were already at the Capitol while Trump was speaking.

      I estimated 20,000 in the immediate vicinity of the stage, but later estimates of the total crowd spread all over the place range from 100,000 to 800,000.

      Who benefits from this misinformation?

      KK

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        Simon Derricutt

        KK – see https://chiefio.wordpress.com/2021/01/13/the-non-incitement-the-instigators/ for an eye-witness account. Also has links to a video that may or may not still be available, that should show the size of the crowd. It would seem somewhat impossible for Trump to have incited people with that speech, given that the Capitol was invaded around 20 minutes before he finished talking and it takes a while to walk from the speech location to the Capitol. There’s also a transcript of the speech you can check for incitement to violence.

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        Ted1

        It seemed too me that Trump isolated the rioters from the bulk of his rally by speaking half an hour late to his rally at a different location.

        That should mean that this riot will go down in history as the one where the perpetrators got lumbered.

        (For some reason that I can’t see this call was rejected from comments at The Oz).

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    Harry Passfield

    As a Brit I find the continued and bitter plans to humiliate Trump to be very worrying. I have now written to the (UK) Daily Telegraph in the hope that some may listen:

    Sir,

    I well remember – via newsreels – when Sir Winston Churchill was invited to address a joint session of Congress. He jokingly suggested that had he have been naturalised by his American mother he might well be standing before them in a different capacity. Had he done so he might well have been able to apply his dictum:

    “In War, Resolution; In Defeat, Defiance; In Victory, Magnanimity; and in Peace, Good Will.”

    It is well past time that Congress, led by the soon to be President Biden, learned the meaning of the word, magnanimity. They should stop humiliating President Trump and allow him to leave with some dignity. Not to do so will sow the seeds of more trouble and define President Biden and his Democrat Party as vengeful and small-minded.

    Our own BBC might also benefit from the lesson.

    I doubt it will be printed.

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      Ted1

      We saw it in Oz with the constant barrage of personal vilification by the ALP and theGreens published by the ABC and the Fairfax press against Tony Abbott from the day that he was elected leader of his party. Forget policy, their objective was to destroy the man. Eventually they succeeded.

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      Annie

      Well done. I am sick of the amount of TDS I am seeing in the DT (UK) as well as in The Australian, not to mention the DM…they all disgust me. At least The Australian did publish more sensible articles by Brendan O’Neil and Gerard Henderson which slightly balanced the appalling stuff by Cameron Stewart, Troy Bramston, Paul Kelly, etc.

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    Dave in the States

    “A significant majority of Americans, 73%, have a negative view of China. Continued international integration will hurt working and middle-class Americans the most. If Republicans plan on winning elections, these are the voters they will have to both listen to and appeal to. The party will need to develop a slate of policies that increase these families’ prosperity and security to combat the destruction that Democrats and their allies in big business will do with horrible energy and trade policy.”

    They reached that situation, expectantly, in 2016. That is why they had to make elections no longer matter.

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      Dennis

      Chinese businesses are now negotiating to buy Australian thermal coal stranded on ships anchored off China, landing and unloading not permitted, so obviously the CCP attack on trade with Australia (Free Trade Agreement) including a ban on coal already shipped to order will be accepted for half price now that ships have been held up for months.

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    Dennis

    Breaking News – Gateway Pundit

    Articles of Impeachment will be lodged against Joe Biden on 21 January 2021.

    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/01/breaking-gop-rep-marjorie-taylor-greene-introduce-articles-impeachment-joe-biden-january-21-abuse-power-video/

    President Trump warned yesterday that Joe should be careful what he wished for, I wonder of his VP will be next for Impeachment?

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      Not wanting to clog up the first post of a new thread but Jo went there!

      Anyone in the house can put forward a vexatious impeachment bill. It is meaningless without support.

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        Certainly has a fine heritage.

        Greene linked Hillary Clinton to pedophilia and human sacrifice[35] and, in 2017, speculated the Pizzagate conspiracy theory was real.[34] Greene claimed Clinton murdered her political enemies in a revival of the “Clinton Kill List” conspiracy theory.[36]

        Greene supported the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory, saying in videos posted in 2017 on Facebook that the theories were “worth listening to”.[37][38] She stated in a video, “There’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take this global cabal of Satan-worshiping pedophiles out, and I think we have the president to do it.”[39]

        According to her author biography page, Greene wrote 59 articles for the now-defunct conspiracy theory website, American Truth Seekers, including one linking the Democratic Party to “Child Sex, Satanism, and the Occult”.[36] When Greene stood as a candidate for the House of Representatives in 2020, she distanced herself from the conspiracy theory and said she had not referred to “Q” or QAnon during her campaign. She said she no longer had a connection with it and mentioned having found “misinformation” in an interview for Fox News in August 2020.[40]

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    Lawrie

    Where are the state legislators? They are is session now and should be demanding forensic audits, the same ones denied by state governors and Secretaries of state. No doubt the Democrats have had enough time to destroy the evidence, a crime in itself, but Pulitzer and co should be able to unravel it. Here’s hoping Walmart is selling spines this week.

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    Lawrie

    Jo. I installed Dissenter and want Gab. They ask for $99 USD a year and because Visa banned them they need your bank details. That made me stop. Is there an alternative? I have no idea about Bitcoin.

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    CHRIS

    1984 = Democrats + Google + Facebook + Twitter + Hi Tech MSM. Big Brother is here, along with the Thought Police. Gilead, here we come!!

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    Kim

    The size of the small business sector in Western countries varies but is typically 50 to 65% of the economy. Small business does not have a teat – it is not public teat or corporate teat. The only thing that it is sometimes is family teat. Small business is not monolithic – it is diverse and local. However it is vital to the economy. The creation of game changers and ground breakers comes out of small businesses and independent thinking.

    The riots and looting in the USA caused about US$2B in damage. A lot of that, directly and indirectly, has been to small business. Do those on the public and corporate teats want their local coffee shops replaced with chain shops Demolition Man Taco Bell style? And where do they think that the corporate income and taxation is going to come from if small business is destroyed? Do they want a Demolition Man or Starship Troopers type world?

    The last great game changer was the creation of the Internet. It is having a massive effect – spawned the 2nd Reformation. However it is no where near as fundamental an effect as the invention of the transistor. Hollywood used to be very creative. These days it churns out tons of remakes, prequels and sequels plus a lot of woke rubbish. There is not much innovation coming out of the USA. What the corporates need to ask themselves is whether they have the social and economic atmosphere – the right conditions – for the creation of game changers and of ground breakers.

    That the left are batshit crazy is without a doubt. That they are very remote from reality, that they are clueless is also without a doubt. But the right often doesn’t help itself in the long run. We’ve seen that with President Trump’s trolling moments etc. And we’ve seen that with the right attacking big business, big tech and Hollywood but at the same time using their services and products – feeding the beast. However the left’s cancel culture is certainly forcing the right to use alternatives and that is a good thing. That confines the left to their own little echo chambers – their private clubs – like prior to when Trump took over golf courses and removed all racism and sexism from within them.

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