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Bing is censoring search results for Alex Berenson’s “Unreported Truths” Substack

By Tom Parker – Reclaim The Net – August 15, 2022

Bing, a search engine owned by Microsoft, is censoring search results for journalist and author Alex Berenson’s Unreported Truths website and newsletter that he hosts on the free speech publishing platform Substack.

Reclaim The Net tested multiple Bing queries with the search operator “site:alexberenson.substack.com” (a search operator that’s meant to return search results from Berenson’s Unreported Truths Substack).

We searched for both general terms related to the name of Berenson’s Substack (such as “Alex Berenson” and “Unreported Truths”) and more specific terms related to the topics that Berenson writes about on his Substack (such as “Twitter” and “vaccine.”)

Bing returned a “There are no results” message for most of the queries and data from governments and health authorities for the “vaccine” query. None of the queries returned any links or references to Berenson’s Unreported Truths Substack.

We tested the same queries on the private search engine DuckDuckGo (which uses Bing’s search index) and it returned a “No results found” message for each query.

We also tested the same queries on the private search engines Mojeek, Startpage, and Presearch and they all displayed a result from Berenson’s Unreported Truths Substack as the top result. … Full article

Covid Vaccines DO Cause Reinfections, After All

Scientific evidence shows significant increase of reinfections due to vaccination

By Igor Chudov | August 15, 2022

An incredible find from Arkmedic’s Telegram: a JAMA-published study that shows that the number of reinfections increases with every vaccine dose received! The more vaccines, the more reinfections, just as predicted by us. … continue

Pentagon boss gets Covid again

RT | August 15, 2022

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has tested positive for Covid-19 and is continuing to work from home while experiencing “mild symptoms,” he said in a statement released on Monday.

The 69-year-old retired general had a bout with Covid in January, after receiving two vaccines and two boosters, but has not changed his mind on the Pentagon’s jab mandate for all members of the US military.

“Now, as in January, my doctor told me that my fully vaccinated status, including two booster shots, is why my symptoms are less severe than would otherwise be the case,” Austin said in his statement. […]

Austin imposed a jab mandate on all US troops last August, amid the withdrawal from Afghanistan. Though the Biden administration insists that the shots are both safe and effective, thousands of US troops have sued to challenge the mandate, with a federal judge giving the Air Force a temporary reprieve last month.

As of July 14, some 40,000 members of the Army National Guard and 22,000 reservists have had their pay and benefits blocked over refusing the vaccine mandate. Some 1,300 active duty Army troops and more than 1,000 Marines have been discharged for the same reason. Army records shared with the press last month showed that the service has granted only 29 medical exemptions and 19 religious exemptions from the mandate. – Full article

Quadruple-vaxxed Pfizer CEO catches COVID, shills Paxlovid

By Mike Campbell | The Counter Signal | August 15, 2022

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla unironically tweeted that, despite catching COVID, he was grateful for getting jabbed four times and still requiring another one of his products to treat the infection. … continue

Too little, too late: Disband the CDC now

By Karol Markowicz | New York Post | August 14, 2022

Dissolve the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Last week, the CDC released updated COVID-19 guidance. The agency now believes we should be taking an individual approach to mitigating our COVID risk. In layman’s terms, we are all Florida 2020 now.

The new guidance suggests ending “test to stay” so kids exposed to someone with COVID-19 can remain in school. Of course, this was only related to known exposure. People are exposed to COVID all the time, but only children who were aware of that exposure were punished. Kids lost so much throughout the pandemic because of terrible, irrational CDC guidance like this. … continue

US oil dynasties fund climate activists

Free West Media | August 15, 2022

According to a media report, the heirs to three US oil dynasties finance climate activists and non-governmental organizations that promote climate protest actions. Descendants of oil barons Getty and Rockefeller allegedly feel responsible for preventing “eradication” on Earth. That may not be the real reason however.

Descendants of the oil billionaires have been paying hundreds of green activists $25 000 a year each for their protests around the world, Britain’s Daily Mail reported August 10. Aileen Getty, Rebecca Rockefeller Lambert and Peter Gil Case fund such salaries through their non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Aileen Getty, granddaughter of Getty Oil’s founder, now has over $1 million through her Climate Emergency Fund paid to activists. The wealthy heirs to the Rockefeller family, Rebecca Rockefeller Lambert and Peter Gil Case, whose ancestors founded Standard Oil in 1870, have spent over thirty million dollars on the Equation Campaign.

They all pay the activists, who, according to the Daily Mail, have caused disturbances with their actions around the world, especially in recent months, and finance the relevant NGOs. Lambert and Case, for example, put eco-activists from groups like Just Stop Oil on the payroll for $25 000 each and also funded the organization themselves. The descendants of oil baron John D. Rockefeller also established a fund to support anti-fossil fuel protests. … continue

Europe wildfires: Are they linked to climate change? – NO!

By Paul Homewood | Not A Lot Of People Know That | August 15, 2022

The BBC would like you to think so:

Europe wildfires: Are they linked to climate change?

Yet tucked away in the same article is a graph which proves all of these assertions have no basis in fact.

In the last two decades, there has been no trend at all in wildfire acreage, in the Med region at least, which is the BBC’s focus. Some years are high and some low, but there is no global warming signal. – Read full article

Cost of keeping Britons out of energy poverty revealed

Samizdat | August 15, 2022

The UK government will need to spend a further £12 billion ($14.5 billion) on a support package for households to keep pace with higher-than-expected energy prices, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said in a report on Monday.

According to the research, the money is required if the government still wants to provide the same level of aid it set out this spring.

In May, former UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that the government’s aim was to make up for half of the cost of energy price increases to households.

The effect of that support has shrunk as energy costs continue to soar. In May, energy prices were expected to rise by 95% in 2022-23, but are now expected to rise by 141%, according to the report.

The IFS said the cost of living is now expected to be 11.3% higher this financial year than last, with inflation peaking in the last quarter of 2022 at 13.1%.

The think tank warned that the poorest households will experience inflation of an “eye-watering” 18% in October due to energy price growth, compared to 11% for the richest households.

“The government is still playing catch up as inflation and the cost of energy continue to spiral upwards,” IFS Director Paul Johnson said. “Just achieving what they wanted to achieve back in May will cost an additional £12 billion, and a package on that scale will still leave many households much worse off.”

Canada, Sweden and Finland announce dispatch of military instructors to Ukraine 

By Lucas Leiroz | August 15, 2022

The West continues to insist on indefinitely prolonging the suffering of the Ukrainian people. The policy of sending military aid seems to have no limits. In addition to financial remittances and arms shipments, Western countries are also mobilizing to give military instructions to Kiev. Considering the war crimes and human rights violations repeatedly committed by Ukrainian forces, supporting Kiev militarily means co-participating in the crimes – and the West must be judged responsible for that.

On 12 August, Canada and Sweden announced that they had sent teams of military instructors to participate in a joint program with the UK to train Ukrainian troops. Currently, London leads a project of military assistance to Ukraine by training soldiers with Western instructors. The objective is to pass on the technical and practical knowledge necessary for the Ukrainians to use the military equipment received from the West in the best possible way, thus helping Kiev to continue its “resistance” against the Russian special military operation.

Canadian Defense Minister Anita Anand said that 225 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) officers will be sent to the UK to participate in the project. The first phase of participation would consist of a four-month period of joint military actions, in which Ukrainian combatants would be instructed in knowledge “related to frontline combat, weapons handling, first aid, field craft, patrol tactics, and include the law of armed contact”. She also made it clear that, in addition to training soldiers, Ottawa will also be contributing by sending 39 armored vehicles to Kiev.

On the same day, the Swedish government also made it clear that it intends to actively participate in this London-led international mobilization. Stockholm announced the deployment of 120 military instructors to participate in the program. The act follows a previous announcement, in which Finland also committed to act in the training, albeit in a more moderate way, sending about 20 instructors. … continue

Russia Backs Comprehensive Military-Technical Cooperation Amid Formation of Multipolar World: Putin

Samizdat – 15.08.2022

Russia supports the development of “comprehensive” military-technical cooperation with other countries, including joint drills and the sales of weapons systems, and highly values its many allies and partners across the globe, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.

“I want to emphasize that Russia stands for the widest possible development of military-technical cooperation. Today, in the conditions of a steadily emerging multipolar world, this is especially important,” Putin said Monday at ARMY-2022.

“We highly appreciate the fact that our country has many allies, partners and like-minded people on different continents. These are states which do not bend before the so-called ‘hegemon’, their leaders are showing strong character and do not bend,” he added.

The Russian president said Russia is ready to present its partners across Latin America, Asia and Africa with “the most modern weapons systems,” from small arms and armored vehicles to artillery, warplanes and drones. He recalled that Russian armaments have built up a reputation across the world for their reliability, quality and efficiency in real combat conditions.

Putin extended a formal invitation to Russia’s allies and partners to take part in joint command-staff exercises and other drills, and expressed confidence “that by developing broad military-technical cooperation, by pooling our efforts and potential, we will be able to ensure reliable security for our countries and the world as a whole.” … continue

New American nuclear doctrine targets Russia and China simultaneously

By Drago Bosnic | August 15, 2022

As America is trying to shift the blame to Russia and China, it ignores that it was the US aggression against the world which caused the proliferation of thermonuclear weapons, as countries decided they don’t want to be held at gunpoint by the political West.

For nearly 80 years, the doctrine of mutually assured destruction (MAD) has been keeping the relative global peace, preventing superpowers from going into a head-on confrontation. One of the stabilizing factors was the fact there were only two superpowers – the Soviet Union and the United States. This made negotiating arms control deals much easier than would be the case nowadays. The reason is that in the last 30 years, global geopolitical architecture has changed dramatically. The fall of the USSR almost completely dismantled the former Eastern Bloc. This led to the rise of new superpowers, resulting in a different level of geopolitical rivalry, the most important part of which is strategic dominance. … continue

Zaporozhye official explains why inspectors can’t reach nuclear plant

Samizdat | August 15, 2022

Members of the UN are blocking a visit by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant (ZNPP) so they can avoid confirming Kiev shelled the Russian-controlled facility, local official Vladimir Rogov told RT in an interview on Monday.

Rogov, a member of the Zaporozhye military-civil administration, insisted that the ZNPP is always prepared to welcome the atomic energy watchdog, which has repeatedly expressed a desire to visit the facility, but noted that the UN has “directly started to block the possibility of an IAEA inspection.”

The official suggested that if the agency does visit the plant, it would be forced to conclude that it had been shelled by Kiev’s forces. “It is obvious, it’s all been documented, and not only that, it’s also well known who is being supplied with American guided missiles. Obviously, not Russia, but the Zelensky regime.”

The Zaporozhye nuclear power plant – the largest in Europe – has repeatedly come under attack over the past few weeks. While none of the reactors have so far been struck, the shelling has partially damaged a nearby thermal power plant as well as equipment used to cool the nuclear reactors. … continue

Checkmate

By Aaron Kheriaty, MD | Human Flourishing | August 14, 2022

The CDC finally comes around to acknowledge what I’ve been saying for a year about natural immunity. The University of California’s unjust vaccine mandate no longer has any legal ground to stand on. … continue

I just now notified hundreds of people at the CDC why they aren’t able to find any vaccine-related deaths

By Steve Kirsch | August 14, 2022

I just sent the email below to nearly 300 people at the CDC who are known to be involved in the COVID vaccine program.

I pointed out that existing autopsy protocols cannot find vaccine deaths and asked why isn’t the CDC notifying medical examiner and pathologists how to find COVID vaccine-related deaths?

Do you think I’ll hear back? Do you think they will do anything differently?

Here is the full text of the email… continue

The Miracle Not-Heard Around The World: The Success of Uttar Pradesh – Part 3

By Pierre Kory, MD, MPA | August 14, 2022

While Uttar Pradesh was “quietly” eradicating COVID, India adopted ivermectin nationally to combat the disastrous Delta wave. The impact of that decision is the world’s 2nd biggest criminal secret.

In Part 1 and Part 2, I laid out the structure, function, and escalation of Uttar Pradesh’s (UP) “Test, Track, and Treat”(TTT) Program, which achieved what was essentially a zero infection rate across the state by September of 2021. In this post, I present what was happening at the Federal level in India during the time that UP was eradicating COVID. … continue

1 in every 482 vaccinated people died within 1 month of Covid-19 vaccination according to the UK government

THE EXPOSÉ • AUGUST 13, 2022

The UK Government has revealed that 1 in every 482 people vaccinated against Covid-19 in England sadly died within a month of receiving a dose of a Covid-19 injection.

For months on end, Government institutions have claimed they do not hold any data on deaths by vaccination status. But they have been lying to you.

On the 6th July, a UK Government institution known as the Office for National Statistics, published a dataset on deaths by vaccination status in England between 1st January 2021 and 31st May 2022, which can be found here, and it makes for horrific reading.

Table 9 of the dataset contains figures on ‘Whole period counts of all registered deaths grouped by how many weeks after vaccination the deaths occurred; for deaths involving COVID-19 and deaths not involving COVID-19, deaths occurring between 1 January 2021 and 31 May 2022, England’.

Here’s a snapshot of how the ONS presents the data… continue

Twitter locks accounts of users who complained about transgender players in women’s sports

By Cindy Harper | Reclaim The Net | August 14, 2022

During the Gaelic soccer women’s cup final earlier this month, a 30-year-old transgender woman was allowed to play and the team, Na Gaeil Aeracha, won. Social media companies have been censoring content criticizing the fact a transgender woman was allowed to play on the women’s team.

Giulia Valentino, originally from Italy, moved to Dublin, Ireland, in 2019 and started playing rugby. Valentino has previously advocated for allowing transgender women to play on women’s teams and criticized World Rugby for not allowing trans women at higher levels. While playing rugby, Valentino also complained about not being allowed to use the same changing room as biological women.

News of Valnetino’s inclusion sparked outrage on social media, and some are claiming they were censored for criticizing Valnetino’s involvement in the match.

‘“I’m back after being locked out of my account since August 5 for ‘hateful conduct,’” one user wrote on Twitter.

“Let me say upfront. I DISAGREE. I called a man a man. Where’s the hate?”

Speaking to FEMAIL, another woman who was suspended said: “I think it is preposterous. Twitter clearly has its own agenda and considers this to be hate speech. Utterly bonkers.

“Seemingly many individuals have had their accounts locked or suspended by merely pointing out a scientific truth.” … Full article

Justice Department Accused of Taking Attorney-Client Material at Mar-a-Lago

By Jonathan Turley | August 14, 2022

Fox News is reporting that the FBI seized boxes containing attorney-client privileged and potentially executive privileged material during its raid Mar-a-Lago. When the raid occurred, I noted that the legal team had likely marked material as privileged at the residence and that the collection could create an immediate conflict over such material. Now, sources are telling Fox that the Justice Department not only took attorney-client material but has refused Trump requests for a special master to review the records.

The request for a special master would seem reasonable, particularly given the sweeping language used in the warrant. It is hard to see what material could not be gathered under this warrant. … continue

Three servicemen killed as Syria defenses confront ‘hostile’ Israeli targets

Press TV – August 14, 2022

The Syrian military says three servicemen have been killed as the Arab country’s air defenses confronted ‘hostile’ Israeli targets over the city of Tartus and the nearby mountain range of Qalamoun.

The military made the announcement on Sunday, saying three more servicemen had also been wounded during the attacks.

Citing its correspondent in the area, Iran’s Arabic-language news network al-Alam said the Israeli missiles had targeted the southern part of Tartus, on the western coastline of Syria.

The network’s reporter said three explosions had rung out across Tartus’ skies, adding that ambulances and relief workers had been dispatched to the area.

Lebanese media outlets said the attack had been carried out by Israeli warplanes from the Lebanese airspace. The Israeli regime’s Channel 12 confirmed that the attack had been carried out by the regime’s assault aircraft. … Full article

Child From Hebron Loses Eye After Israeli Soldiers Shot Him

IMEMC | AUGUST 14, 2022

On Saturday, Medical sources reported that a Palestinian child from Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, lost his eye after Israeli soldiers shot him with a rubber-coated steel bullet.

The sources said the child, Ziad Mohammad Abu Ayyash, 15, was shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet directly in the right eye, causing extensive damage, before being moved to a hospital and then to a Jordanian medical center in Amman.

The surgeons tried to save his eye, but the damage to the retina and optic nerves was so severe, forcing them to remove it.

The child was shot by a soldier in the fortified military tower at the main entrance of the refugee camp… Full article

Jewish settlers storm ancient area of Masoudiya in Nablus

Palestine Information Center – August 14, 2022

NABLUS – Jewish settlers protected by Israeli occupation soldiers stormed the Masoudiya area north of the West Bank city of Nablus on Sunday.

According to Palestinian media, more than 20 Jewish settlers escorted by a tourist guide raided the Masoudiya area near the towns of Burqa and Sebastia.

Jewish settlers tour the area of Masoudiya on a weekly basis in an attempt to take control of it, claiming that it is part of the so-called Biblical National Park.

The Masoudiya area, which has parts of the Hejaz railway station and tracks that dates back to the Ottoman era, is frequented by Palestinian citizens as a recreation area.

How crass can you get?

Free Iraq | August 13, 2022

While Zelensky is asking for money from all over the world for Ukraine, his parents bought a house in Rishpon. This is in Israel.

The value of the property amounts to 8 million dollars. They have obviously been saving for a long time!

From the first comment: “And also the retirees acquired a new citizenship. But that is not all. Zelensky hired security guards for them, which cost $ 12,000.”

A Drought In Germany Gets The Media Overexcited

By Paul Homewood | Not A Lot Of People Know That | August 14, 2022

There is a drought in Germany, and naturally the media has gone into hyperdrive to link it to global warming:

Drought hits Germany’s Rhine River: ‘We have 30cm of water left’

This report is all over the media, and all with virtually the same wording, suggesting a carefully coordinated, manufactured story, almost certainly from one of the well funded, climate misinformation organisations.

The BBC headline is grossly misleading, as the 30cm is the water under the boat; As Captain Kempl comments, the river depth is actually 1.5m. … continue

Measuring the extent of the Myocarditis Iceberg?

Safety lessons from smallpox vaccination

Health Advisory & Recovery Team | August 14, 2022

In 2015 a team of researchers employed by the medical services of the US military published a peer-reviewed paper on the incidence of myocarditis and pericarditis after smallpox vaccination (SPX) and vaccination with an inactivated trivalent influenza vaccine (TIV).

Despite being published 7 years ago before anyone had heard of “covid”, the findings in this study could have very significant implications for the Covid-19 mRNA injections.

In this study, the researchers found that:

  1. When active surveillance systems are used, significantly more myocarditis cases were identified than in earlier studies which had relied on more passive reporting.
  2. The incidence of cases of possible myocarditis without symptoms – detected by testing all subjects vaccinated regardless of symptoms – was far higher than the cases in which subjects developed symptoms such that they would seek medical help.

Given these observations, it seems highly likely that the incidence rates of myocarditis following Covid vaccination have to date been severely underestimated. … continue

NYC to Close “Toddler COVID Vaccine Sites” — due to NO DEMAND

By Igor Chudov | August 13, 2022

Great news! New York City is closing “Infant COVID Vaccination Sites”, citing lack of demand, next week!

In effect, New York is really forced to do the same thing as DeSantis did in Florida — it is closing vaccination clinics for infants, which DeSantis never even opened. While in Florida it was done thanks to the Governor, in New York it happened because parents refused to give their children the Covid vaccine. … continue

A COVID Silver Lining? More Parents Than Ever Questioning ‘Routine’ Childhood Vaccines

The Defender | August 12, 2022

In 2020, government orders to stay home — along with lockdown-produced job losses, public fear of COVID-19 and other factors — led to dramatic declines in in-person utilization of healthcare services among adults and children, both in the United States and globally.

“Well-baby” and “well-child” visits were some of the noteworthy casualties.

In the U.S., children’s and teen’s vaccination rates plummeted dramatically, falling that year by as much as 91% depending on the age group, including a noticeably lower uptake of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccines (DTaP or DTP), meningitis shots and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines.

Public health officials expected this “pandemic hangover” to dissipate by 2021, but instead, the change in parents’ vaccine-seeking behavior for their kids persisted. … continue

CDC (quietly) removes a massive claim on vaccine safety

by el gato malo – bad cattitude – august 13, 2022

… buckle up, because the CDC just dramatically changed their claims about mRNA vaccine safety and this one is a doozie. … Read full article

The Miracle Not-Heard Around The World: The Success of Uttar Pradesh – Part 2

By Pierre Kory, MD, MPA | August 11, 2022

The north Indian state of 231 million people eradicated COVID with an ivermectin treatment program, representing one of the greatest public health achievements in history. It was kept a global secret.

In Part 1 of this post on Uttar Pradesh (UP), I introduced the people responsible for UP’s “Test, Track, and Treat” program and reviewed its evolution into the most pragmatic, comprehensive, and successful health system response to COVID in the world. … continue

Twitter permanently suspends Press TV host Marzieh Hashemi’s account

Press TV – August 13, 2022

The American social media platform Twitter has suspended the account of Press TV’s host and producer Marzieh Hashemi in yet another crackdown on freedom of speech.

A message by the platform read that Hashemi’s account was “permanently suspended” due to breaking Twitter rules.

“Your account is permanently in read-only mode, which means you can’t Tweet, Retweet or Like content,” the message said.

According to the message, Hashemi has also been banned from creating any new accounts on the platform.

Hashemi is the host and producer of Press TV’s Hidden Files Program. Her last tweet before suspension was about the long history of execution of human rights activists and opposition figures in Saudi Arabia. The topic was discussed in depth during the latest episode of the Hidden Files program.

Over the past years, the United States has, for several times, taken similar measures against Iranian media outlets, especially Press TV, whose accounts on Twitter, Instagram, and Google-owned services have been targeted. … Full article

Greece returns Iranian crude oil illegally seized by the US

The Cradle | August 13 2022

The Iranian embassy in Athens revealed late on 12 August that the Lana, an Iranian-flagged tanker, is retrieving a cargo of oil that the US tried to steal earlier this year.

“The transfer of stolen Iranian oil to the Lana is underway in Greek waters, and the ship will soon leave for our country with the full cargo of oil,” the Iranian embassy tweeted.

The Lana, formerly named the Pegas, has been anchored on the coast off the island of Evia for several months after being confiscated by Greek authorities in coordination with the US.

Before Greece’s supreme court ruled the cargo should be returned to Iran, the US tried to have it shipped back to their shores.

In July, Greek courts approved the release of the Iranian oil, overturning an initial court order that led to the seizure. The US, however, challenged the decision and brought the case to the Supreme Court of Greece, extending the saga.

Greek authorities, under the orders of the US Justice Department, confiscated the Russian-operated vessel for allegedly violating the EU sanctions against Russia.

A portion of the Iranian oil cargo was then unloaded from the Lana and placed in the US-contracted Ice Energy tanker. During this illegal ship-to-ship transfer, an oil spill was caused.

On 30 May, Greek environmental groups condemned the government in Athens for causing an oil spill and blamed all parties involved for neglecting the environmental consequences.

In response to this case of “maritime piracy,” the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) boarded and seized two Greek-flagged oil tankers in the Gulf in late May, which haven’t been released yet.

The US captured four Iranian tankers headed for Venezuela in the Strait of Hormuz in August 2020. The stolen Iranian oil was then sold for over $40 million, according to reports.

US ambassador supports Israeli air raids on Gaza Strip, terms resistance fighters as ‘bad guys’

Press TV – August 13, 2022

US ambassador to Israel Tom Nides says Washington fully backed the Tel Aviv regime in its last week’s military onslaught against the besieged Gaza Strip, which killed 49 Palestinians, including at least 17 children, describing resistance fighters in the coastal enclave as “bad guys”.

Speaking in an interview with the Israeli Hebrew-language Channel 13 television channel, Nides said the Joe Biden administration is “aware of the situation going on in Gaza” and believes that the latest Israeli operations there were part of “an important mission.”

“These are bad guys,” the US ambassador said of members of the Gaza-based Palestinian resistance movements.

“We support Israel’s right to defend itself, its right to basically take the actions it needs to keep this place safe, so we’re fully supportive of Israel’s actions,” he told Channel 13.

Nides said the White House had not been informed of Israeli airstrikes against the Gaza Strip ahead of time, but said, “I don’t think we were surprised.”

“I don’t think we were told in advance but I think we were aware as the actions were taking place,” he said. “We were pretty clear that we support Israel’s security.”

Last Friday, the Israeli regime carried out massacre in Gaza, killing 49 people, including Taysir al-Jabari, a senior commander of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad resistance movement. […]

On Thursday, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights raised the alarm over the rate by which the Israeli regime has been killing Palestinian children so far this year.

“Inflicting hurt on any child during the course of conflict is deeply disturbing, and the killing and maiming of so many children this year is unconscionable,” Michelle Bachelet said.

So far this year, 37 Palestinian children have been killed at the hands of the Israeli forces. The figure includes 17 children, who perished as a result of the Israeli regime’s recent back-to-back airstrikes against alleged positions belonging to the Palestinian resistance movement of the Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip.

“International humanitarian law is clear,” the UN official said. “Launching an attack which may be expected to incidentally kill or injure civilians, or damage civilian objects, in disproportionate manner to the concrete and direct military advantage anticipated, is prohibited. Such attacks must stop.”

Bachelet lamented “this climate of impunity, along with the long-standing violations” that drives the cycle of violence and the recurrence of violations. – Full article

Ukrainian POWs reluctant to be exchanged – Moscow

Samizdat – August 13, 2022

Ukrainian soldiers that were captured as prisoners of war by Russia have decided to remain in the territory controlled by Moscow and allied forces, expressing reluctance to continue fighting, Russia’s Ministry of Defense claimed on Saturday.

“Ukrainian prisoners of war belonging to the units of the Naval infantry, National Guard, air assault and ground forces chose to stay in the territory controlled by Russia because of their reluctance to fight and fear of being sent to the frontlines again,” the ministry wrote on its Telegram channel.

The Defense Ministry said the Ukrainian POWs do not want to be used as “cannon fodder” and die on the battlefield while “carrying out criminal orders” issued by Kiev. … continue

NATO-Backed Kiev Regime Resorts to Nuclear Terrorism

Strategic Culture Foundation | August 12, 2022

Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant is under repeated missile attacks by the NATO-backed Kiev regime. Let that appalling fact sink in for a moment. Can anything more criminal and reckless at this time be imagined?

Bear in mind that the very governments (regimes really) responsible for this abysmal situation are the same ones who proclaim “rules-based order” and “liberal democracy”. Evidently, their rhetoric is just a sick facade for totalitarianism and lawlessness.

What is going on is nuclear terrorism by the Nazi-infested Kiev regime and its Western sponsors. The missiles hitting the Zaporozhye nuclear plant (ZNPP) are supplied by the United States and its NATO allies. The power station has been under sustained artillery or drone attack since last week. A fire at the installation has already been reported although the Russian military and the Ukrainian civilian operators at the Zaporozhye plant managed to put the blaze out. The ZNPP is reckoned to contain hundreds of tonnes of enriched uranium and other spent nuclear fuel. Situated on the mighty Dnieper River in southeast Ukraine that flows into the Black Sea, if the ZNPP is fatally hit the damage would be catastrophic for Europe and the rest of the world. The resulting radioactive contamination would far exceed that of Chernobyl or the Fukushima disaster. The world is on the brink of a deliberately orchestrated cataclysm. … continue

In-flight meals made partly from insects a Japanese airline’s contribution to promoting food sustainability

By Julian Ryall | South China Morning Post | August 13, 2022

Japanese budget airline Zipair is taking its commitment to sustainable development goals to new heights by introducing in-flight meals made with insects.

The airline, a subsidiary of national carrier Japan Airlines that is based at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport, started taking reservations in July for two in-flight meals that are made partly of ground-up crickets, widely regarded as a rich source of protein and other nutrients. […]

Zipair has been inspired to be more adventurous with its in-flight menu as a result of the sustainable development goals for food waste announced by the United Nations in 2015, with spokesman for the airline, Mark Matsumoto, saying that the airline feels that measures to protect the environment are its responsibility.

“The UN has reported that in the next 30 years, the global population will reach a level where shortages of animal-based food products will occur, so we will continue to work with companies that are developing and introducing sustainable meal options to contribute to the betterment of society.” […]

Large spiders, weevils, cicadas and even cockroaches are being looked at by other companies as food sources, and Zipair is open-minded about adding more insects to its menu. … Full article

The Mainstream Media is Gaslighting Us About Climate Change

BY CHRIS MORRISON | THE DAILY SCEPTIC | AUGUST 12, 2022

In 2013, the CNN presenter Deborah Feyerick asked if asteroids falling to earth were caused by climate change. Earlier this year, CBS anchor Nate Burleson commented on the Tonga earthquake by saying: “We talk about climate change… these stories are a harsh reality of what we are going through. We have to do our part because these are more frequent.” Last week, the academic networking blog The Conversation discussed the Fagradalsfjall volcano eruption in Iceland and asked: “Is climate change causing more eruptions?”, adding that it had the potential to increase volcanic eruptions and affect their size.

Dear God – they’ll be telling us that climate change causes lightning next. Wait, hang on – “Washington DC lightning strike that killed two serves as climate warning” – Reuters, August 5th.

In the climate change show, jumping the shark is now a daily occurrence, particularly in the mainstream media. … continue

West will brush Ukraine biolab allegations under the carpet just like those of Kosovo organ trafficking

By Aleksandar Pavic | Samizdat | August 13, 2022

In crisis after crisis, Western narrative control kicks into overdrive to shift blame, whitewash culprits, or make sure inconvenient lines of questioning are never pursued

Soon after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent descent on Taiwan, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, called out Nicholas Burns, America’s ambassador to China, for “keeping an embarrassed silence” regarding the “insolent stunt.”

The silence was quite a change from how vocal Burns had been a mere month prior at the World Peace Forum in Beijing, where he demanded that China stop relaying “Russian propaganda” by “accusing NATO of starting” the conflict in Ukraine. He used the opportunity to accuse the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson of “telling lies about American bioweapons labs, which do not exist in Ukraine.”

But that was then and this is now in the West’s ‘rules-based order’, where each occasion requires a new set of rules. … continue

If Covid isn’t causing soaring deaths, is the jab to blame?

By Guy Hatchard | TCW Defending Freedom | August 12, 2022

EXCESS all-cause mortality in New Zealand is running at record levels. About 100 people are dying each day in a country with a population of five million. A few times during the last couple of months, we have asked a key question: What are people dying of?

Ministry of Health data records that about seven people are dying each day with Covid, but only about a maximum of three of these because of Covid. That is just three per cent of deaths. Occupancy of intensive care beds with Covid hovers around three to five per cent Therefore it is not Covid that is overwhelming our hospitals, so what is?

The Ministry of Health and mainstream media have been talking vaguely about a bad flu season, but a quick check of the FluTracking website reveals that the 2022 flu season is not even as bad as 2019.

My plumber was doing a job for me last week and complained about staff falling ill continuously. Sick leave among teachers in New Zealand is up by 80 per cent. The newspapers are reporting businesses are closing because of staff shortages exacerbated by ‘winter illness’, but as the incidence of flu is not that high, what could be going on? … continue

Facebook blocks #diedsuddenly hashtag

By Tom Parker | Reclaim The Net | August 12, 2022

Facebook has hidden posts with the “#diedsuddenly” hashtag because it claims that some of these posts violate its far-reaching community standards. When users search for this hashtag, no results are displayed and Facebook shows a message stating that the results are hidden.

While Facebook doesn’t specify which rules these posts allegedly violated, Twitter users have been using the hashtag to share news stories about people who died suddenly. Most of these Twitter posts note that those who died were fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and allude to there being a connection between the vaccines and their deaths. … continue

CDC says COVID vaccine status no longer relevant

By Mike Campbell | The Counter Signal | August 12, 2022

The CDC has dropped special quarantine recommendations for unvaccinated persons, finally admitting that natural immunity should be considered and that vaccines don’t stop infection.

“CDC’s COVID-19 prevention recommendations no longer differentiate based on a person’s vaccination status because breakthrough infections occur, though they are generally mild, and persons who have had COVID-19 but are not vaccinated have some degree of protection against severe illness from their previous infection,” their update reads.

The CDC removed the recommendation that unvaccinated persons quarantine after they’re exposed to the virus. … continue

The Miracle Not-Heard Around The World: The Success of Uttar Pradesh – Part 1

By Pierre Kory, MD, MPA | August 11, 2022

The north Indian state of 231 million people eradicated COVID with an ivermectin treatment program, representing one of the greatest public health achievements in history. It was kept a global secret. … continue

Leaked chats: Biden regime reportedly pushed for Alex Berenson to be banned from Twitter

By Tom Parker | Reclaim The Net | August 12, 2022

Newly released internal messages between Twitter staff show them discussing an April 2021 meeting with the White House where the Biden administration reportedly pushed for journalist and author Alex Berenson to be booted from the platform before Twitter banned him.

Berenson was banned from Twitter for violating its “COVID-19 misinformation” rules four months later in August 2021. Berenson responded by suing Twitter in December 2021, with the lawsuit accusing the tech giant of acting “on behalf of the federal government in censoring and barring him from access to its platform.” Berenson’s account was subsequently reinstated in July 2022 after both parties settled the censorship lawsuit.

These internal messages were published by Berenson and show April 22, 2021 discussions between Twitter employees on the business messaging app Slack. Berenson said he obtained the messages as part of his lawsuit against Twitter.

In one of the Slack messages, a Twitter employee says their meeting with the “WH [White House]” was “pretty good” but “they had one really tough question about why Alex Berenson hasn’t been kicked off from the platform.” … continue

The Aids myth and the cancelling of an honest scientist (sounds familiar?)

By Serena Wylde | TCW Defending Freedom | August 12, 2022

‘We need a new plague’ was the sentiment in the early 1980s in the corridors of America’s Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), because the agency was facing closure. In his book The Real Anthony Fauci Robert F Kennedy Jr cites Dr Kary Mullis recalling the institutional desperation reflected in circulating memos which said: ‘We need to find something to scare the American people into giving us more money.’

The events which followed, and the panoply of artifices used to secure this end, became a template for amassing unbridled power over the population, the institutions, and even the White House. … continue

Twitter bans NYP columnist Paul Sperry following criticism of FBI Mar-A-Lago raid

By Christina Maas | Reclaim The Net | August 12, 2022

New York Post columnist and investigative journalist Paul Sperry was suspended from Twitter following tweets criticizing the FBI’s raid on President Trump’s Mar-A-Lago.

The tweet that was widely shared when Sperry got suspended read: “Funny, don’t remember the FBI raiding Chappaqua or Whitehaven to find the 33,000 potentially classified documents Hillary Clinton deleted. And she was just a former secretary of state, not a former president.”

However, speaking to MRC’s News Busters, Sperry said that he received a notice from Twitter saying that his account had been permanently suspended. He added that Twitter did not give a reason or explanation for the suspension. … continue

West Bank: Israeli settler rams car into Palestinian protester

MEMO | August 12, 2022

An Israeli settler rammed his car into Palestinian activist Bayan Al-Tabib on Thursday evening during a peaceful protest against settler and army attacks against Palestinians. The attack took place on a main road linking the cities of Nablus and Jenin in the Israeli-occupied northern West Bank, Anadolu has reported.

According to an activist in the Popular Resistance Committees, Khairy Hannoun, the victim of the attack had a foot amputated at a local hospital after the attack. Al-Tabib is a member of the Fatah Revolutionary Council and was unable to get out of the car’s way in time.

“Dozens of settlers gathered to attack the Palestinian protesters and seize Palestinian flags,” explained Hannoun. “The [Israeli] soldiers also attacked the Palestinians, even though they were the victims. Soldiers fired gas and stun grenades at them, which led to breathing problems for some.”

The peaceful protest had been called by Fatah, the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements, the National Action Committees and local committees in response to the repeated attacks by the occupation army and settlers against the local Palestinians. All Israeli settlers occupy Palestinian land illegally under international law.

According to the UN, Jewish Israeli settlers have carried out 380 attacks against Palestinians and their properties since the beginning of this year. At least 81 Palestinians have been injured in the attacks, and just under 300 properties have been damaged. … Full article

China Cannot Ignore Deployment of US THAAD Missile Systems in South Korea: Beijing

Samizdat – 12.08.2022

BEIJING – Beijing cannot ignore the deployment of US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) systems in South Korea as it undermines China’s strategic security, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Friday.

“China has always respected South Korea’s sovereignty and understood its security concerns, but the US deployment of THAAD missile systems in South Korea undermines China’s strategic security, and Beijing cannot ignore this,” Wang told a briefing.

Heads of foreign ministries of South Korea and China during a meeting in the Chinese city of Qingdao earlier this week, exchanged views and expressed their positions on the THAAD matter. The parties agreed that this issue should not be a stumbling block between Beijing and Seoul.

“We hope that the South Korean side will continue to properly resolve this issue in accordance with the mutual understanding and consensus reached at the meeting of foreign ministers of the two countries,” Wang added.

THAAD is an anti-ballistic missile defense system capable of shooting down short-, medium-, and intermediate-range ballistic missiles. The deployment of additional THAAD missiles in South Korea was an initiative put forward by President Yoon Suk-yeol in January, when he was still a candidate for the top post.

China tells Pelosi: Repent from US sins in Afghanistan, Iraq if you truly care about human rights

Press TV – August 12, 2022

China has called on US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to express remorse and apologize for the atrocities committed by the Americans in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and Libya if she cared so much about human rights.

Speaking at a regular briefing on Friday, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin criticized Pelosi’s visit to Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) under the pretext of defending democratic values as a “major political provocation” and said the visit, which only escalated tensions in the region, had nothing to do with democracy.

“Her visit had nothing to do with democracy, that was a political trick that ran counter to the will of 1.4 billion Chinese people, including our compatriots in Taiwan. The visit also challenged the one-China principle which is widely recognized by the international community,” he remarked.

“If Pelosi cares so much about democracy and human rights, she’d better visit Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Libya where she could express repentance for the killings of hundreds of thousands of civilians by the US military. She could also promise those countries that similar ferocities that resulted from a US violation of the UN Charter and international law norms will never ever be repeated,” the Chinese diplomat said. … Full article

US commits a perfect murder in Kabul

BY M. K. BHADRAKUMAR | INDIAN PUNCHLINE | AUGUST 12, 2022 

Eleven days after the US President Joe Biden’s dramatic announcement of August 1 regarding the killing of the emir of al Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Moscow has broken its silence. Ten days back, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova had replied to a query that Moscow was yet to “get the details” on what had happened on July 31.

Revisiting the topic during yesterday’s MFA press briefing, in response to a follow-up question, the deputy spokesperson Ivan Nechayev has stated: “We do not undertake to confirm the authenticity (‘dostovernost’ — достоверность) about the destruction in Kabul on July 31 this year as a result of a drone strike of the leader of Al-Qaeda, A. Zawahiri.”

No doubt, this is a very carefully worded Russian statement that focuses on the reliability of Biden’s version. Indeed, Biden got away scot-free since he made the announcement from the White House without taking any questions from the media. … continue

US accuses Iran of plot to kill John Bolton

By Lucas Leiroz | August 12, 2022

New tensions are growing between Iran and the US. Recently, Washington said Tehran plotted to kill White House Advisor John Bolton. The plan would be a retaliation for Trump Administration’s terrorist-like assassination of Iranian Top General Qasem Soleimani, in 2020. The Iranian government denied any involvement in such a plan, considering the accusation absolutely baseless. Indeed, the Americans have not presented any convincing evidence so far, but, being the narrative accurate or not, frictions are likely to escalate. … continue

Met Office Must Answer Growing Doubts About Rising U.K. and Global Temperature Claims

BY CHRIS MORRISON | THE DAILY SCEPTIC | AUGUST 9, 2022

Further legitimate doubts are being raised about the scale of global warming claimed by the U.K. Met Office, following publication of a damning report into U.S. weather stations. The report found that 96% of the weather stations used by the U.S. weather service NOAA were “corrupted” by the localised effects of urbanisation. The U.S. has one of the largest temperature measuring systems in the world, and information from the stations forms an important part of the Met Office HadCRUT5 database.

Since 2013, the Met Office has boosted recent global warming by 30%, depressed past measurements and abolished the temperature pause from 1998 to 2012 – this pause is still discernible in the accurate satellite and meteorological balloon record. Using the HadCRUT5 database means the Met Office can claim continuing warming and further heat records. Anthony Watts, the author of the report, titled Corrupted Climate Stations, noted that data from the stations that have not been corrupted by faulty placement, “show a rate of warming in the United States reduced by almost half compared to all stations”. With a 96% warm-bias in U.S. temperature measurements, “it is impossible to use any statistical methods to derive an accurate climate trend for the U.S.”, added Watts. The same can, of course, be argued to apply to all global sets that use the corrupted U.S. data.

The corruption is caused by close proximity to asphalt, machinery and other heat-producing, heat-trapping, or heat-accentuating objects. “Placing temperature stations in such locations violates NOAA’s own published standards, and strongly undermines the legitimacy and magnitude of the official consensus on long-term climate warming trends in the United States,” it says. … continue

Models, Climate Scientists Wrong Again… New Study Finds Jet Stream Strengthening, Not Weakening

By P Gosselin – No Tricks Zone – August 9, 2022

Alarmist climate research centers like the Potsdam Institute and the unquestioning media have been claiming for years that the Jet Stream is weakening, hence this would lead to greater weather extremes across the northern hemisphere due to blocking. Responsible for this of course is man-made global warming.

But a recent paper by Samantha Hallam et al published in the journal Climate Dynamics looks at the seasonal to decadal variations in Northern Hemisphere jet stream latitude and speed over land for the period 1871–2011. The authors were unable to find any weakening of the sort climate alarmists have been warning about.

Quite to the contrary, the authors in fact found that the winter jet stream over the North Atlantic and Eurasia has increased in average speed by 8% to 132 mph. … continue

Water woes: who’s to blame for the shortages?

By Ross Clark | The Spectator | Issue: 13 August 2022

For residents of the London borough of Islington whose homes were flooded this week by a burst water main, Thames Water’s decision to announce a hosepipe ban the following day must have come across as a sick joke. Just a few days before the flood, the company sent out an email asking its customers to be a ‘hot spell hero’. ‘Every drop you save really is another drop more in your local river or reservoir.’ But Thames Water seemed unable to follow its own advice: five million litres of water were lost during the leak.

The episode neatly encapsulated much of what is wrong with Britain’s water industry: crude, 1940s-style rationing on the one hand and a failure to prevent much of the product leaking away on the other. Last year, Thames Water lost 600 million litres a day – 250 Olympic pools’ worth of water. Over England as a whole, three billion litres of water are lost a day: a fifth of the total supplied.

It wasn’t supposed to turn out this way when the water industry was privatised by the Thatcher government in 1989. It was promised that privately owned water companies would unleash a wave of investment, and that they would introduce competition, reduce consumer prices and make the industry more responsive to demand.

It is hard to see how any of these objectives have been fulfilled. … continue