Monthly Archives: December 2020

Trump administration declassifies unconfirmed intel on Chinese bounties

The Trump administration is declassifying as-yet uncorroborated intelligence, recently briefed to President Trump, that indicates China offered to pay non-state actors in Afghanistan to attack American soldiers, two senior administration officials tell Axios.

2017 CNN flashback: We watched hackers break into voting machines

“Free Speech Does Not Exist Outside Of Its Social Context”: McGill Student Groups Seek To Strip Professor Of Emeritus Status

The filth at McGill:

The Students’ Society of McGill University Executive Team
The Anthropology Students Association
The Anthropology Graduate Students Association
World Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies Association
Black Students Network
Muslim Students Association
Students in Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights
Thaqalayn Muslim Association

Glenn Greenwald Blasts ‘Smug Football-Spiking Glee’ Toward Letlow Death On Twitter

The smug football-spiking glee over Luke Letlow’s death at 41 is one of the most repulsive things I’ve seen on this site.

Celebrating death is repugnant in all cases but he wasn’t a COVID denier. Urging that the costs of isolation & economic ruin be considered isn’t denialism.

Many deaths are caused by careless choices: people don’t eat well; they don’t exercise; they smoke, drink or take drugs; they don’t have safe sex; they drive when tired.

But we still mourn their deaths as tragic, not giggle that they got what they deserved — except sociopaths.

As an infant, she was airlifted to safety. Today she’s bringing Ethiopian culture alive in Tel Aviv

Born on a roadside during Operation Solomon, which airlifted over 14,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel in 1991, Ashager Araro’s start to life was far from conventional. Her name, meaning “going forward” in Amharic, is fitting, given the nature of her birth en route from her family’s small village of Gondar in Ethiopia to the capital of Addis Ababa in hopes of rescue.

One of approximately 160,000 Ethiopian Jews now residing in Israel, Ashager is part of an integral thread in the Jewish state’s historically rich fabric. Now 29 years old, the ambitious feminist Zionist was named one of Jewish News Syndicate’s top 40 global advocates for Israel online in 2020 and is loud and proud in her mission to unite people from all Jewish backgrounds.

Israel, Morocco sign first economic agreement

The Finance Ministry has signed a deal on cooperation in the fields of investment and finance with Morocco’s Finance and Economy Ministry.

UC Merced Calls for Inquiry Into Professor Who Engaged in Social Media Antisemitism

Abbas Ghassemi – Islamonazi prof of the day

Palestinian Terror Groups Hijack Iwo Jima Flag Raising Imagery

Hey, if “Jesus was a Palestinian,” maybe the Marines on Mount Suribachi were also.

You know who’s responsible for COVID, don’t you?

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Canada Offers to Take Illegal Aliens from the U.S.

Canada’s immigration minister is trying to accept U.S.-based illegal migrants who are going to be sent back to their home countries, according to the Washington Post.

The minister is now offering Canadian residency to several migrants in U.S. detention centers who face deportation, according to a pro-migration report in the newspaper.

Influenza cases nosedive by 98% across the globe

The hell?

Tribal Casinos Give Greenlight For New Year’s Eve Parties, Plan To Allow 6,000-Person Gatherings

Due to tribal sovereignty, tribal casinos are not under the authority of the state of California or the U.S. government. Thus, while other casinos in the state were required to shut down under the current stay-at-home orders, tribal casinos were able to keep their doors open

Explosive Report Alleges Extensive Use Of Forced Labor At Apple Suppliers In China

As Apple continues to lobby against the Uygher Forced Labor Prevention Act, a bill intended to punish Chinese companies that utilize forced labor from the persecuted Muslim minority group, the Washington Post has just rolled out a lengthy investigation, conducted in partnership with a human-rights group, exposing Apple suppliers’ links to forced labor.

Llama blood may pack a blow against COVID, military researchers say

Cormac the llama, along with others of his kind, produces tiny antibodies that can reach where larger antibodies cannot.

New York Times: Tiki Bars Need ‘Reclaiming’ Because Racism

Welcome dear readers to the fourteen billionth “Not the Onion” moment from The New York Times that’s occurred just this year.

New York

UNESCO Appoints Assad-Linked Syrian Charity to Cultural Heritage Body

A Syrian charity created by Syrian first lady Asma al-Assad to enrich the regime has been elected by a 24-nation UNESCO committee to a world body that protects intangible cultural heritage, sparking outrage among activists who cited the Assad regime’s role in destroying heritage sites during its decade-long civil war.

John Tory defends Ontario minister’s vacation to Caribbean during lockdown

Scum-sucking douches stick together

Massachusetts School Allegedly Bans ‘The Odyssey’ by Homer

“The subtle complexities of literature are being reduced to the crude clanking of ‘intersectional’ power struggles”

Woke BBC Comic Boyle Berates Ricky Gervais for ‘Transphobia’

A woke BBC comedian has called out Ricky Gervais for telling insensitive jokes about ‘trans’ people.

Here’s the funny part. The woke BBC comedian — whose name is Frankie Boyle — built his career and his multi-million pound fortune telling jokes about disabled children trying to rape their own mothers and mocking the very ‘trans’ community he now considers sacrosanct.

Last Man To Share Jail Cell With Jeffrey Epstein Died Last Month Of COVID-19

Uh huh

Gaza Armed Factions Hold First Joint Military Drill

Twelve Palestinian armed groups in Gaza fired rockets into the Mediterranean Sea and launched drones in the coastal strip’s airspace as part of a first-ever joint military drill.

Ontario Finance Minister Rod Phillips made fake Christmas Eve videos about lockdowns while he was on vacation in St Barts

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The science of gratitude

At its root, it’s a dual action, a combination of appreciating the good things in life and recognizing that someone else is responsible for them.

This year has provided no shortage of pain and problems. There’s no need to list them here, but for evidence of the year’s negative impacts on the American psyche, see the spiking anxiety depression rates around the country. Suicide, too, has become an even greater concern. The pandemic and its economic fallout in particular have pushed many to the brink and beyond.

That’s why we must dig for gratitude. Researchers are uncovering links between feeling grateful and expressing gratitude and other positive emotions, including joy and optimism. This can also correlate with a greater sense of purpose in life; higher quality, mutually supportive relationships; and lower levels of negative emotions including shame and depression.

One study even reports that grateful people tend to sleep better at night.

This might sound like a magic bullet. Giving thanks and showing appreciation for others requires little effort after all. Who wouldn’t want to sleep better and increase their happiness?

But this is where research suggests a sharp divide between an overall lifestyle that includes experiencing and expressing gratitude, and a deliberate effort to simply act grateful.

Studies have shown that performing gratitude exercises suggests that they actually have little effect on well-being, overall.

Suddenly altering one’s lifestyle to include verbal affirmation for others will not cure anxiety or depression or miraculously alter one’s mindset.

Rather, making a concerted effort to show gratitude for others in one’s life can help generate a feeling of support. It creates a sort of network of goodwill.

Those relationships, multiplied, become our social fabric, badly frayed of late by politics and toxic media and the erosion of community and fraternal organizations.

A simple “thank you” to health care workers or anyone in your life who has done you a kindness may not help you start sleeping better. But it may make them feel seen, heard and appreciated. Supporting others by affirmation encourages them to support others in a similar manner. Furthermore, a deliberate effort to remember the good things in life on a regular basis, whether it is the roof overhead or the kindness of strangers, can and does have significant health outcomes in the long run.

Above all, remembering that all periods in time are temporary and shall pass should encourage us to look ahead and to do so with optimism. As we approach the end of the year, difficult though it has been, there is always something for which to be grateful.


Pennsylvania Reported 200,000 More Ballots Cast than People Who Voted

After nearly two months, it was discovered that the state of Pennsylvania had 200,000 more votes than people who voted.

World Health Organization Warns of ‘Super Gonorrhea’ and More Pandemics

Of all the organizations issuing untrustworthy guidance and confusing recommendations, perhaps the World Health Organization has been the worst.

As we end 2020, with the pandemic lockdowns destroying businesses and driving people to despair, WHO officials are ginning-up more fear.

Israel to become natural gas-independent for the first time

Israel will rely on its own natural gas supplies without needing external suppliers, starting in 2022, the Energy Ministry has said.

LA Times reports that children are so distressed by what they have been taught about the alleged climate crisis, some are committing suicide

Feed kids a constant diet of climate anxiety; some commit suicide, some turn to radical activism, some choose to become vegans or withdraw from life or vow to never bring children of their own into what they believe will be a ruined world.

The solution is obvious. Stop frightening the children.

Kennedy Center – Set To Get Another $40 MILLION – Has Over Half A BILLION In Assets

The Kennedy Center, under fire for receiving over $40,000,000 in recent Congressional finance packages, has over $661,000,000 in assets and has been paying its executives high seven and six-figure salaries as of 2019.

Hispanic, Asian vote shifted sharply to the right in 2020 presidential election

Detailed voter analysis by The New York Times released last week shows a massive influx of votes for Trump from the blocs.

Amazon Hires Lobbying Firm Connected To Biden’s Top White House Adviser

Amazon, the trillion dollar tech company, has hired lobbyist Jeff Ricchetti, whose brother will be the top White House counselor to Joe Biden.

Teen whose profane Snapchat message got her suspended sues school over free speech and wins. Now the district wants to take it to the Supreme Court.

A Pennsylvania school district is requesting the Supreme Court weigh in on a case after a freshman cheerleader and her parents sued the district after it disciplined the teen for a profane message she shared on social media.

According to a Monday report from the New York Times, titled “A Cheerleader’s Vulgar Message Prompts a First Amendment Showdown,” the Mahanoy Area School District has asked the Supreme Court to rule on whether students can be disciplined for remarks they make on social media.

In 2017, the unnamed student had just discovered that she didn’t make the varsity cheerleading squad when she sent the offending message.

She took to Snapchat, where she messaged about 250 friends with a message featuring herself and a fellow student with their middle fingers up. The unnamed student captioned the photo “[u]sing a curse word four times,” and expressed her unhappiness with “school,” “softball,” “cheer,” and “everything.”

“Though Snapchat messages are ephemeral by design, another student took a screenshot of this one and showed it to her mother, a coach,” the Times reported. “The school suspended the student from cheerleading for a year, saying the punishment was needed to ‘avoid chaos’ and maintain a ‘teamlike environment.'”

Cuomo Says Addicts In Rehab Facilities Are Next In Line For Coronavirus Vaccine

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that addicts in the state’s rehab facilities will be given the coronavirus vaccine this week, ahead of the general population and elderly people not living in nursing homes.

VIDEO: Restaurant Owner Blockades Health Inspectors Car After Receiving Citation For Outdoor Dining

5 Big Things We Learned About Our Elites In 2020

It’s been a hard year but at least we know, beyond all doubt, that our elites despise us and will do anything to expand their power.

Delaware shop owner in Hunter Biden case files $500 million defamation suit against Twitter

In a case certain to test the limits of legal immunity in the digital era, a Delaware shop owner embroiled in the Hunter Biden laptop controversy has filed a $500 million defamation lawsuit against Twitter alleging he was falsely portrayed as a hacker by the social media giant.

John Paul Mac Isaac filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in Miami, far from the Wilmington, Del., computer repair shop where he claims that in 2019 a man identifying himself as Hunter Biden dropped off a laptop and never came back to pick it up.

After Mac Isaac turned the laptop over to the FBI and a lawyer working for presidential attorney Rudy Giuliani because he believed it might contain evidence of wrongdoing, he became the focus of media stories, including in the New York Post. Democrats called the laptop Russian disinformation and Twitter banned stories based on content gleaned from the laptop, suggesting such information violated the social media company’s hacking policy.

U.S. intelligence has said the laptop was not Russian disinformation and federal authorities have confirmed they took possession of the laptop in December 2019. Hunter Biden recently revealed he is under federal criminal investigation for his tax affairs, though he denies any wrongdoing. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey recently said it was a mistake for his firm to censor the stories.

It was Twitter’s claim that the laptop material violated its hacking policy that triggered Mac Isaac’s lawsuit, which alleges the social media company made several “false and negligent statements.”

“On October 14, 2020, Defendant locked the NY POST’s account as it attempted to post and disseminate its exposé on the social media platform provided by Defendant,” the suit claimed. “In addition to locking the NY POST’s account, Defendant published that it was doing so because the NY POST’s story violated Defendant’s rules against ‘distribution of hacked material.’

“Defendant’s actions and statements had the specific intent to communicate to the world that Plaintiff is a hacker,” the suit alleged.

COVID-19 vaccinations cut back over holidays due to staff shortages, Ontario government says


Trump has signed into law a bill that reaffirms the right of Tibetans to choose a successor to the Dalai Lama

Fuck China, part #6351554

BBC: Jesus was ‘Palestinian,’ despite term’s use century after crucifixion

The BBC World Service radio program Heart and Soul aired a program titled “Black Jesus” on December 18, in which presenter Robert Beckford claimed that Jesus was a “Palestinian,” despite the term only coming into use some 100 years after the crucifixion.

Throughout the program, Beckford noted accurately that artistic depictions of Jesus as blonde and European are historically inaccurate. But when discussing his national identity, the presenter referred to Jesus numerous times as a “first-century Palestinian Jew,” whereby the term “Palestinian” only came into common use 100 years after his death following the Bar Kokhba Revolt against the Roman Empire.

The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) highlighted the inaccuracy in a report earlier this year criticizing The New York Times, noting that, “during the time of Jesus, Bethlehem and Jerusalem were in what was commonly called Judea and Nazareth [which were] in what was commonly called the Galilee. The land where Jesus lived did not take on the name Palestine until the second century, well after his death. Thus, the notion of “first-century Palestine”… is totally fictional.

“In 132 CE, approximately 100 years after the crucifixion of Jesus, the Jews fought against Roman rule for a second time in what is known as the Bar Kokhba Revolt,” the report continued. “After the Romans defeated the rebellious Jews in 135, they renamed the land of the Jews Palestina to punish the Jews and to make an example of them to other peoples considering rebellion. The Romans took away the Jewish name, Judea, and replaced it with the name of an ancient enemy the Jews despised. The Philistines were an extinct Aegean people whom the Jews had historically loathed as uncultured and barbaric.”

References to Jesus as “Palestinian” were also made on the December 13th edition of BBC Radio Scotland’s Sunday Morning, without any explicit mention of Jesus’ Jewish identity, according to CAMERA. The organization said it intends to ask the BBC to clarify the historical inaccuracies with a formal request.


World Health Organization Pledges Not To Find ‘Guilty’ Party During Coronavirus Investigation In China

A team of scientists leading a World Health Organization mission to China to investigate the origins of the novel coronavirus is not looking to assign guilt to the communist regime over its failure to prevent the pandemic, a member of the delegation says.

“This is not about finding a guilty country or a guilty authority,” Fabian Leendertz, a scientist at the Robert Koch Institute, Germany’s infectious disease agency, told Agence France-Presse (AFP), the French media outlet.

Tel Aviv research: 99.9% of COVID-19 virus dead in 30 seconds with UV LEDs

Ultraviolet radiation is a common method of killing bacteria and viruses. Now, researchers from Tel Aviv University have proven that the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, can be killed efficiently, quickly and cheaply using ultraviolet (UV) light-emitting diodes (UV-LEDs) at specific frequencies.

Videos: Lockdown in Toronto

Go make sense of it all

Clever American Disguises Self As Transgender Middle Easterner In Hopes Of Receiving More COVID Aid

Barely satire

China’s virus deceptions have been even worse than we thought

Fresh evidence published jointly by The New York Times and ProPublica confirms that Beijing has been trying to keep COVID-19 information from the rest of the world since the very start of the pandemic.

GoDaddy sends employees fake Christmas bonus email as ‘phishing test’

Might as well have offered a lump of coal.

Internet domain behemoth GoDaddy sent employees an email promising a Christmas bonus — that turned out to actually be a computer security test.

Some 500 staffers clicked on the Dec. 14 email from the Arizona-based company that offered a $650 holiday bonus and asked them to fill out a form with their personal information.

“Happy Holiday GoDaddy! 2020 has been a record year for GoDaddy, thanks to you!,” said the message, obtained by Phoenix TV-station KPNX.

“Though we cannot celebrate together during our annual Holiday Party, we want to show our appreciation and share a $650 one-time Holiday bonus!”

Two days later, employees got an email from GoDaddy’s security chief that read: “You are receiving this email because you failed our recent phishing test,” the Copper Courier newspaper reported.

Netanyahu: ‘Many, Many More Arab States’ to Normalize Ties Soon


The smear campaign that took down a promising politician

What happened to Caylan Ford 20 months ago, when she was running as a candidate for the United Conservative Party in Alberta, should terrify anyone thinking of running for public office. What has happened to her since should worry the rest of us.

Now, she is finally fighting back. After her candidacy was ended by false accusations that she is racist and a “white supremacist,” she’s suing those she says defamed her, including the Alberta NDP, the CBC and the Toronto Star.

Canada seems to have an ‘open house’ sign at all our major airports despite pandemic

It’s easier for a grandparent in India to be reunited with their family in Canada than it is for a grandparent in Ontario to be reunited with their family in Quebec

Ontario is in strict lockdown…

Strict for some, others not so much

Pakistan Releases Daniel Pearl’s Killers

Islamonazi pigs