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Zelensky Holding Out For NATO To Enter Ukraine Conflict – Lukashenko (TASS)
Zelensky ‘Dragging Entire Planet’ To Hell – Russian Envoy (RT)
Kiev Dragging Other Countries Into Conflict – Moscow (RT)
Lukashenko Outlines Deal With Wagner (RT)
The Capitalists Are Circling Over Ukraine (Fazi)
Zelensky Clashes With Bulgarian President Over Weapons Demands (RT)
Bulgaria Plans $650 Million Nuclear Sale To Ukraine – WSJ (RT)
Warsaw Wants ‘Gestures’ From Kiev On Massacres (RT)
South American Leaders Block Zelensky From Summit (RT)
Raiffeisenbank ‘Postpones’ Plan To Leave Russia – Reuters (RT)
SCOTUS Is Losing Legitimacy – And Only Has Itself To Blame |(Blankenship)
Meta Launches Data-Harvesting Twitter Clone, Immediately Starts Censoring (ZH)
Cocaine at White House Was Found Inside Cubby – Not West Wing Lobby (Sp.)
Lancet Study on Covid Vaccine Autopsies Finds 74% Were Caused by Vaccine (DS)



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The five hottest Julys in the US were 1936, 1901, 1934, 1930 and 1931.



The jet stream NOT CO2 is our weather control knob. Below is the satellite data from June 28, 2023 showing (above) the wavy behavior of the jet stream and (below) how the troughs coincide with cool temperatures and the ridges with heat domes and high temperatures. On the same dates the public was given very different weather news. Experts reported for Los Angeles under the jet stream’s trough: Records from Downtown Los Angeles, where records date back to 1877, show June 2023 being the coolest such month since 1965.

But in Texas, where the jet stream generated a heat dome, the news misleadingly reported: “Climate change has sent temperatures soaring in Texas” While along the east coast in Connecticut beneath a trough reported: “What’s behind Connecticut’s unusually cool weather in June — and what’s coming next?”





“He will insist on Ukraine being admitted to NATO so that NATO will then join the war against Russia…

Zelensky Holding Out For NATO To Enter Ukraine Conflict – Lukashenko (TASS)

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky will insist that Ukraine be accepted for NATO membership and that the bloc get directly involved in the conflict, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said at a meeting with representatives of foreign and Belarusian media outlets. “He (Zelensky – TASS) will insist on Ukraine being admitted to NATO so that NATO will then join the war against Russia,” he said. According to Lukashenko, Zelensky has finally realized that he will not win the war, and so has gradually started making demands on those who pushed his country into it. The Belarusian leader noted that Zelensky’s demands would, above all, concern money and new weaponry. “By July 11 (the start date of NATO’s Vilnius summit – TASS), they [the NATO countries] will be expected to come up with something to demonstrate” support for Kiev, he said.

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“American and European citizens are hardly ready to march in orderly rows to the hell into which the Zelensky government is dragging the entire planet.”

Zelensky ‘Dragging Entire Planet’ To Hell – Russian Envoy (RT)

Faced with failure on the battlefield, Ukraine’s president is trying to drag NATO into the conflict with a false-flag attack on Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, Russia’s ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, said on Thursday. “News reporters continue to pretend not to notice the obvious: from the very beginning of the special military operation, all the accusations of the Zelensky regime against us turned out to be sabotage operations of Kiev itself,” Antonov told Newsweek in an email interview. The difference now, he added, was that “this time stakes have grown substantially: Europe’s nuclear security is at risk.” Zelensky has accused Russia of planting explosives at the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP). Antonov called it “absurd” to accuse Russia of wanting to damage the facility which it has controlled since March 2022.

Kiev’s “criminal intentions” divert attention from “the failed counteroffensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, in which the West has invested enormous resources,” to falsely accuse Russia as a ‘nuclear terrorist’ ahead of the NATO summit, and draw the US-led bloc into the conflict directly, Antonov said. “Western ruling elites should understand that the failures on the battlefield make Kiev eager to create a pretext for the deployment of the NATO contingent to Ukraine, thereby to inflate a regional conflict into World War III,” the Russian ambassador told Newsweek. “We call on the curators of the Kiev regime to exercise responsibility and exert influence on their ‘wards’ in order to avoid a large-scale catastrophe,” he added. “American and European citizens are hardly ready to march in orderly rows to the hell into which the Zelensky government is dragging the entire planet.”

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors, who are on the ground at the ZNPP, reported on Wednesday that they have found no signs of any mines, either at the cooling pond – as Kiev initially claimed – or on the roofs of the reactor buildings. The IAEA observer mission was deployed to the ZNPP in September 2022. Prior to that, the station and its environs had been repeatedly targeted by Ukrainian artillery, which Kiev admitted at one point. Just before the IAEA mission arrived, Ukrainian commandos also attempted to seize the facility but were driven back. Russia has provided evidence of Ukrainian attacks to the UN, which has avoided assigning blame.

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Bulgaria: “the nation’s new pro-European government – which was formed in early June – confirmed that it would continue to provide Ukraine with military equipment. ..”

Kiev Dragging Other Countries Into Conflict – Moscow (RT)

Ukraine’s attempts to secure more foreign military aid and make other countries direct participants in the conflict will fail to change its eventual outcome, Kremlin Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday. Speaking to reporters, Peskov was asked to comment on Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky’s trip to Bulgaria, in which he intends to discuss further security assistance to Kiev. “The Kiev regime is doing its best to drag as many countries directly into this conflict as possible,” Peskov said, adding that some nations are already immersed in hostilities from head to toe. Peskov confirmed that he was not surprised such deliberations were taking place, noting that “fundamentally, all these discussions and their results are in no way capable of influencing the outcome of the special military operation.”

“The current frontline situation provides ample proof for that,” the spokesman added. He was referring to the ongoing Ukrainian counteroffensive that, according to the Russian Defense Ministry, has so far failed to gain ground despite being supported by a large amount of Western weaponry. Zelensky’s visit to Bulgaria comes after last week Sofia announced a new package of military aid to Kiev. While it stated that the new batch of military assistance would be “comparable in volume to the aid from the first package” granted last December by the caretaker government, it did not provide any details on its contents. The decision came after the nation’s new pro-European government – which was formed in early June – confirmed that it would continue to provide Ukraine with military equipment.

This stance, however, is not shared by President Rumen Radev, who earlier insisted that Bulgaria should refrain from supporting Ukraine with arms, arguing those policies would not be able to stop the conflict and would only damage the country’s economy. Sofia has been slow to provide Kiev with security assistance, largely due to opposition from the Bulgarian Socialist Party, with the gridlock removed only in December. However, a Euractiv report from October suggested that the Balkan nation emerged as one of the biggest indirect suppliers of military aid to Ukraine, having sent at least €1 billion of weapons and ammunition to Ukraine via brokers. Russia has repeatedly warned the West that weapons deliveries to Ukraine will only prolong hostilities and make it a direct participant in the conflict, without changing the outcome.

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“The experience that Wagner and its commanders have, they’ll gladly pass it on to our military…. The ones that we need: in tactics, combat operations..”

Lukashenko Outlines Deal With Wagner (RT)

Wagner troops could be used to defend Belarus after they relocate from Russia, where they took part in a failed revolt last month, President Alexander Lukashenko has said. Military personnel attached to Evgeny Prigozhin’s private military company are being transferred to the country subject to “certain conditions,” including that they can be deployed instantly if they’re needed to “defend the state,” he explained. “I’m absolutely not worried and not troubled that we’ll have a certain number of these fighters stationed here [in Belarus],” Lukashenko told journalists on Thursday. The likes of Polish President Andrzej Duda and his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky have vowed that “they won’t leave Belarus alone,” Lukashenko said, adding that “he must react” to such threats as supreme commander of the armed forces.

“The experience that Wagner and its commanders have, they’ll gladly pass it on to our military…. The ones that we need: in tactics, combat operations,” he continued. Wagner was instrumental in the capture of the strategic city of Artyomovsk (Bakhmut) from Ukraine in May. The PMC has also operated in Syria and Africa. When asked about the possibility of Wagner attempting a mutiny in Belarus like they did in Russia last month, Lukashenko replied: “I don’t think that Wagner will somehow rise up and turn its guns against the Belarusian authorities and the Belarusian state. Everything happens in life. But today I don’t see such a situation.” He also provided information regarding the whereabouts of Prigozhin, saying the Wagner head is currently not in Belarus, but in Russia, and that they had talked the previous day.

Kremlin Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday that the Russian authorities “don’t have either the ability or desire” to track Prigozhin’s movements. All of the statements made by Moscow and Belarus regarding the fate of Wagner in the wake of the failed mutiny “remain relevant,” he added. In a short message on social media earlier this week, Prigozhin claimed that the botched uprising by his men was aimed at “fighting traitors and mobilizing the society” of Russia. “I think we succeeded in many of those goals,” he claimed. The two-day insurrection by Wagner in late June was ended through talks between Lukashenko and Prigozhin in close coordination with Russian President Vladimir Putin. According to Moscow, it was agreed that the Wagner chief and his men who took part in the mutiny would avoid prosecution. As part of the deal, Prigozhin left for Belarus, with his men offered the choice of following him, signing contracts with the Russian military, or returning home.

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“..the IMF played a key role in precipitating the 2014 crisis: Ukraine’s then-President, Viktor Yanukovych, refused to accept IMF demands that he cut wages, slash social spending and end gas subsidies in order to integrate with the EU..”

The Capitalists Are Circling Over Ukraine (Fazi)

Two weeks ago, thousands of representatives from businesses and governments from across the world gathered in London to “support Ukraine’s recovery”. But was the gathering of all those Western corporate elites at the Ukraine Recovery Conference entirely altruistic? There are, after all, massive profit opportunities being created by the war. Last year, the Ukrainian government essentially outsourced the entire post-war “reconstruction” process to BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management firm. They signed an agreement to “provide advisory support for designing an investment framework, with a goal of creating opportunities for both public and private investors to participate in the future reconstruction and recovery of the Ukrainian economy”. In February, J.P. Morgan was brought on board as well.

The two banks will run the Ukraine Development Fund, which aims to raise private investment in projects potentially worth hundreds of billions of dollars across sectors including tech, natural resources, agriculture and health. BlackRock and J.P. Morgan are donating their services, but, as the Financial Times noted, “the work will give them an early look at possible investments in the country”. The opportunities are significant, particularly in the agricultural sector: Ukraine is home to a quarter of the world’s chernozem (“black earth”), an extraordinarily fertile soil, and before the war it was world’s top producer of sunflower meal, oil and seed, and one of the biggest exporters of corn and wheat. From certain perspectives, the war is clearly good for business: indeed, the greater the destruction, the greater the opportunities for reconstruction.

At Davos this year, Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock, said he hoped the initiative would turn the country into a “beacon of capitalism”. David Solomon, CEO of Goldman Sachs, also spoke cheerily of Ukraine’s post-war future. “There is no question,” he said, “that as you rebuild, there will be good economic incentives for real return and real investment.” Seeing opportunity amid the tragedy, 500 global businesses from 42 countries have already signed the Ukraine Business Compact “to help realise its huge potential” — or secure their slice of the Ukrainian pie. “Most are standing on the sidelines for now, given the security threat,” the FT reported. “But there are already companies on the cusp of moving in — especially in the low-hanging-fruit industries of construction and materials, agricultural processing and logistics.”

Over the years, across a series of similar events, Western governments and corporate leaders have made no secret of their enthusiasm to use the post-Maidan regime — and now the war — to radically alter Ukraine’s political economy. The agenda: to open up the country and make it safe for Western capital by transforming it into a special economic zone. This neoliberal shock therapy should, in their view, include “strengthening the market economy”, “decentralisation, privatisation, reform of state-owned enterprises, land reform, state administration reform”, and “Euro-Atlantic integration”, as well as widespread “deregulation” and the slashing of “outdated labour legislation leading to complicated hiring and firing process, regulation of overtime, etc”. In short, the Washington Consensus on steroids.

This programme has, arguably, been underway since the mid-Nineties, when the West used IMF loans-cum-conditionalities to impose on Ukraine, just as it did on Russia, a series of radical free-market-minded reforms that crippled the economy. As the Indian economist Prabhat Patnaik has pointed out, the IMF played a key role in precipitating the 2014 crisis: Ukraine’s then-President, Viktor Yanukovych, refused to accept IMF demands that he cut wages, slash social spending and end gas subsidies in order to integrate with the EU, and turned instead to Russia for an alternative economic agreement. This was the backdrop for the Western-backed Euromaidan protests and, eventually, the 2014 regime change.

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So he gets to “new friend” Bulgaria and what does he do?

“Zelensky “savaged” Radev and “opened up with both barrels” to “maul” the Bulgarian president, delivering his words “with measured scorn” and “barbed irony” as Radev “took refuge” in the sheet of paper in his hands.”

Zelensky Clashes With Bulgarian President Over Weapons Demands (RT)

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev found himself lectured by his Ukrainian guest Vladimir Zelensky on Thursday, after telling him that Sofia had no weapons to spare for Kiev. As TV cameras documented their meeting, Zelensky attacked Radev for advocating a diplomatic solution to the conflict. “I do not agree to provide ammunition, especially from the Bulgarian army reserves,” Radev told Zelensky, according to one of the translations. “I continue to maintain that this conflict has no military solution and more and more weapons will not solve it.” Zelensky objected to Radev’s use of the term “conflict,” insisting that “this is definitely a war.” “God forbid, some tragedy should befall you and you should be in my place,” he added. “And if people with shared values do not help, what will you do? You would say: Putin, please grab Bulgarian territory?”

“I also want to tell you, whatever your army has in terms of munitions, it will not be enough to fight with the Russian Federation. You don’t have a bad army, your people are good but it would not be enough to fight against 160 million people. That is why it is good to give the people to defend themselves, so that the war does not come to you, to the Poles, to the Romanians – war knows no distance, I can tell you,” the Ukrainian leader told his host. “You cannot support Russia and support a balancing position because Russia wants to destroy NATO, wants to destroy Europe and the European Union; these are their goals. Do you get me?” Zelensky told Radev.

According to Politico’s description of the incident, Zelensky “savaged” Radev and “opened up with both barrels” to “maul” the Bulgarian president, delivering his words “with measured scorn” and “barbed irony” as Radev “took refuge” in the sheet of paper in his hands. The Bulgarian president eventually asked the cameras to leave the room. NATO countries have sent billions of dollars worth of weapons, ammunition and equipment to Ukraine since February 2022, while insisting they were not directly involved in the conflict with Russia. Earlier in the day, Zelensky met with the government of PM Nikolai Denkov, who has only been in office for a month. Denkov’s cabinet supports selling weapons to Kiev. The Ukrainian delegation departed Sofia for Prague, on board a Czech air force transport.

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Ukraine has no money.

Bulgaria Plans $650 Million Nuclear Sale To Ukraine – WSJ (RT)

Bulgaria is close to completing a deal to sell two Russian-made nuclear reactors to Ukraine’s state-owned energy company Energoatom for around $650 million, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Under the terms of the proposed deal, which has yet to be completed, Sofia’s energy firm NEK would sell the Ukrainian company two reactors from Bulgaria’s unfinished Belene Nuclear Power Plant. It would be the first time that Russian-designed nuclear equipment would be used to boost Kiev’s energy output, the WSJ said. The same publication also notes that two primary methods of payment for the reactors have so far been proposed. One would see the United States provide part of the funds to Energoatom as part of an aid package for Ukraine, which would subsequently be transferred to NEK.

Another option, the WSJ reported, would be for Sofia to assume a minority shareholding in Ukraine’s Khmelnytsky Nuclear Power Plant, where the reactors would be installed. Ukraine’s president Vladimir Zelensky arrived in Sofia for a one-day visit on Thursday, where it is expected that the nuclear deal will be discussed with Bulgarian officials. Also on Thursday, Sofia’s parliament passed a motion requiring its government to hold negotiations with Kiev regarding the sale of the nuclear equipment. The proposal has been slammed by pro-Moscow opposition parties in Bulgaria, who claim it was rushed through the legislature in order to obstruct any attempts to block it. The possible sale of the reactors further illustrates a European energy market in flux after the EU last year ended most of its imports of Russian oil, gas and coal in the wake of Moscow’s military operation in Ukraine. Prior to this, even Bulgaria relied on Russia for much of its gas supplies.

The still-uncompleted Belene Nuclear Power Plant has been the source of much controversy since the project was first undertaken in the mid-1980s. Construction at the site has been halted and resumed on several occasions, with some Western governments noting their opposition due to the proposed plant possibly being dependent on Russian fuel. It has also received objections from environmental campaigners, who claim that its location in a seismic active zone represents an unnecessary risk. For Kiev, though, the Soviet-designed Khmelnytsky power plant in Ukraine’s west already has technicians trained to operate the Russian-made reactors, potentially establishing new energy exports from Kiev to Europe. On Thursday, two pro-Russian parties in Sofia, the Socialist Party and Revival, a nationalist party, voted against approving the sale of the reactors to Kiev.

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“On last year’s day of remembrance for Polish victims, the Ukrainian leader submitted a draft law to parliament which granted special privileges to modern-day Polish citizens. They are now treated similarly to Ukrainian nationals in many regards..”

Warsaw Wants ‘Gestures’ From Kiev On Massacres (RT)

Kiev must prove it is taking steps to acknowledge the responsibility of Ukrainian nationalists for the mass murder of ethnic Poles during World War II in Volhynia, a Polish MP involved in implementing Warsaw’s European policy has said. On Sunday, Poland will mark the day of remembrance for victims of the atrocities, which the EU nation considers an act of genocide. The massacres in Volhynia and Eastern Galicia 80 years ago were intended to further the cause of an ethnically uniform Ukrainian nation state. Their perpetrators are considered national heroes by Kiev today. Szymon Szynkowski vel Sek, the Polish secretary of state for European policy, said on Thursday that he expects gestures from the Ukrainian government regarding the tragedy, because “this matter is an unhealed wound.”

Polish officials “have been in contact with the Ukrainian side regarding these commemorations for months, and that’s all I can say at the moment,” the lawmaker told RMF FM radio. Last month, Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Pawel Jablonski identified the dispute over the tragic events as a potential stumbling block on Ukraine’s path towards EU membership, insisting that it must be resolved. Opposition politician Tomasz Siemoniak, a former Polish defense minister, last week argued against driving Kiev into a corner to extract a formal apology. However, he added that he “would expect some gestures, at least in this practical sphere – exhumations, monuments, access.”

In 2017, the Ukrainian government prohibited the search for and exhumation of victims of the massacres on Kiev-controlled territory. The move was retaliation for the dismantling of a monument to Ukrainian nationalists in Poland, although the decision was reversed last year under President Vladimir Zelensky. On last year’s day of remembrance for Polish victims, the Ukrainian leader submitted a draft law to parliament which granted special privileges to modern-day Polish citizens. They are now treated similarly to Ukrainian nationals in many regards, including employment opportunities, access to education, and certain social benefits. Zelensky’s Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, noted at the time that he appreciated the symbolism.

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“One EU diplomat told Euractiv that the counter-proposal shows “we are not on the same wavelength” and that “it looks like they want to be perceived as equal partners.”

South American Leaders Block Zelensky From Summit (RT)

The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) has purged every reference to Ukraine from the joint declaration proposed by the EU, the outlet Euractiv reported on Thursday. Their objections also forced the EU to un-invite Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky from the joint summit. The 33-member South American bloc is supposed to hold a joint summit with the EU in Brussels, starting on July 17. Spain had initially invited Zelensky to attend, but the invitation was “dropped” after “pushback” from CELAC leaders, Euractiv reported. Ahead of the meeting, the EU sent over a draft of a joint declaration, which included support for Ukraine, climate change and green energy pledges, combating corruption, and other major EU policy goals. On Tuesday, the CELAC sent back a 21-page counter-proposal, which “deleted everything about Ukraine,” one EU diplomat told Euractiv.

The counter-proposal says the EU and CELAC would “advocate for serious and constructive diplomatic solutions to the current conflict in Europe, by peaceful means, which guarantees the sovereignty and security of us all, as well as regional and international peace, stability and security,” according to Euractiv. The EU regards it as “crucial” that the declaration condemns “Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine” and contains specific language about the UN Charter, sovereignty and territorial integrity, said one unnamed diplomat. Brussels also wanted an explicit commitment to Zelensky’s “peace platform,” which the CELAC has rejected. Most Latin American countries have repeatedly said they don’t wish to be dragged into a conflict they see as a primarily European problem.

One CELAC diplomat told Euractiv that the summit needs to be about more than the Ukraine conflict, and address things that matter to the region, including a stalled trade pact between the EU and Mercosur members Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. The CELAC has also asked Europeans to pay reparations for the damages caused by slavery. One EU diplomat told Euractiv that the counter-proposal shows “we are not on the same wavelength” and that “it looks like they want to be perceived as equal partners.” EU ministers are scheduled to discuss the counter-proposal at a meeting on Friday, and will have to decide how much they are willing to compromise, or if they will press ahead with the summit without a joint communique.

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10,000 staff in Russia.

Raiffeisenbank ‘Postpones’ Plan To Leave Russia – Reuters (RT)

Austrian banking group Raiffeisen, one of the last major Western lenders in Russia, is delaying its withdrawal despite pressure from EU regulators, Reuters reported on Thursday. The agency quoted officials in Vienna as defending long-standing ties with Moscow. Raiffeisen is viewed as playing an important role in the Russian economy, providing a lifeline for euro payments to and from the country. It is one of only two foreign banks on the Russian central bank’s list of 13 systemically important credit institutions, the other being Italy’s UniCredit. The Austrian lender announced in March its plans to spin off its Russian business by September, following mounting pressure from Western authorities.

The RBI Group, which owns the bank, has been resisting demands from the US and EU to speed up its Russia exit, while Austrian officials have expressed hope of reviving relations with Moscow after the conflict in Ukraine ends, according to Reuters. “Although Austria publicly supports Ukraine, several officials who spoke to Reuters said they were reluctant to completely sever decades-old ties with Russia, thinking it will still be possible to restore relations,” the outlet wrote.

Austria’s second-biggest credit institution has been under growing pressure from Western officials and investors in recent months. The European Central Bank (ECB) has reportedly urged the lender to quit the Russian market, while the RBI Group has faced scrutiny in the US and EU over potential breaches of Western sanctions. Under pressure from Washington, Raiffeisen has transferred data on Russian transactions to the US’ sanctions authority, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Reuters reported, citing sources. However, Austrian officials have claimed that the bank has been unfairly singled out, the news agency said, citing people familiar with the matter. A spokesperson for the Austrian Finance Ministry reportedly stated that other EU banks were also active in Russia.

RBI has not yet outlined its plans to the ECB, making an exit from Russia unlikely by September, according to Reuters. “RBI’s presence underlines the depth of relations between Austria and Russia, which maintain close ties through Russian gas pipelines and finance, with Vienna a hub for cash from Russia and its former Soviet neighbors,” the outlet noted.Raiffeisen earlier warned that the decision to exit its highly profitable business in Russia would lead to “a decline in income generated by Raiffeisen Bank Russia” and impact RBI’s customers. Senior Raiffeisen executives previously stressed that any spin-off would take four to seven months. RBI has around 2,600 corporate customers, 4 million local account holders, and 10,000 staff in Russia.

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“The question here is not whether something should be done; it is who has the authority to do it.”

SCOTUS Is Losing Legitimacy – And Only Has Itself To Blame |(Blankenship)

The US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) last Friday struck down President Joe Biden’s plan to provide up to $20,000 in student debt relief to Pell Grant recipients who hold federal student loans and up to $10,000 for all federal loan holders. SCOTUS argued that the HEROES Act, which was passed in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks (not to be confused with a similarly-named law passed during the COVID-19 pandemic), did not grant the administration authority to cancel some $400 billion in debt for 43 million Americans. Chief Justice John Roberts said: “The question here is not whether something should be done; it is who has the authority to do it.” Roberts invoked the “major questions” doctrine, which holds that if an administrative agency – like the Department of Education – ought to be granted a particular power, then Congress must say so explicitly.

SCOTUS ruled that the HEROES Act did not authorize a debt-relief program and, in doing so, implicitly suggested that Congress would need to pass a bill to provide debt relief. For anyone familiar with the current composition of the Supreme Court, this ruling is not entirely surprising. The Court has made it clear that it will break significantly with the country’s traditional legal norms in order to consolidate corporate power. For example, the SCOTUS decision last year on a hypothetical carbon emissions cap broke significantly with the Court’s tradition of only settling matters that are actually an existing issue and leaving political issues to the other branches of government. This was cause enough for alarm that the rule of law no longer exists in the US of A.

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Who wants to be part of this?

Meta Launches Data-Harvesting Twitter Clone, Immediately Starts Censoring (ZH)

Meta claims that over 10 million people had signed up for its Twitter competitor, Threads, in what CEO Mark Zuckerberg framed as a “friendly” alternative to the little blue bird. “Let’s do this. Welcome to Threads,” wrote Zuckerberg in his first post on the app, which is a “text-based conversation app” where users can publish posts up to 500 characters long, and allows people to post links, photos and videos. Threads is directly linked to Meta-owned Instagram, which has over 2 billion users. The Twitter competitor is being rolled out in over 100 countries for iOS and Android. “The goal is to keep it friendly as it expands. I think it’s possible and will ultimately be the key to its success,” wrote Zuckerberg in a Wednesday post, casting the service as a more wholesome substitute to Twitter. “That’s one reason why Twitter never succeeded as much as I think it should have, and we want to do it differently.”

Meanwhile, data privacy and censorship concerns have emerged, with former Twitter owner Jack Dorsey highlighting the vast amount of data collected by Threads. As journalist Michael Shellenberger notes, Within a few hours of launching, Threads was already secretly censoring users and not offering them the right to appeal. “Meta is already too powerful. One company controls what much of the public is allowed to see. And if Threads succeeds, it will have 80% of the global market outside of Russia and China, according to one industry insider. As such, it’s reasonable to expect that Meta will censor precisely the same way the large news media corporations, including the New York Times, and corporate advertisers want it to. More censorship is what the mainstream news media, big corporations, and their celebrity pitch people have been demanding.

…additionally, Unlike Twitter, Threads collects data about “Health & Fitness,” “Financial Info,” “Sensitive Info,” and “Other Data.” What’s ‘other data’? Shellenberger further noted that within hours of launching, Threads was already secretly censoring users and not offering them the right to appeal. Threads flashed a warning after users clicked on Utley and O’Hanley’s profiles. “Are you sure you want to follow…?” asked the Threads warning. “This account has repeatedly posted false information.” -Public.substack. Other Twitter clones who have taken a shot at the king include Donald Trump’s Truth Social, Jack Dorsey’s Bluesky and Mastadon – all of which have failed to gain large enough user bases to cross into the mainstream. The new leftist echo chamber attracted celebrities such as Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez, as well as Congressional performance artist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who hit a snag after just five minutes.

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They’ll keep changing the story.

“The younger Biden has recently been frequently seen at the White House, leading some to speculate he may have moved in.”

Cocaine at White House Was Found Inside Cubby – Not West Wing Lobby (Sp.)

A website that records police and fire radio communications revealed on Sunday that a DC firefighter was testing a substance found in the White House, later stating it tested positive for cocaine. Officials are now telling US media that the cocaine discovered at the White House on Sunday was actually found in a different place than was previously reported. According to US media, “multiple officials” have indicated the bag of cocaine was recovered from a cubby near the White House’s West Executive entrance, not a West Wing work area as multiple media outlets reported earlier in the week. Those earlier reports also cited unnamed US officials. Immediately after the substance was first found, outlets initially reported the bag was found in the White House Library. The updated location is reportedly between the foyer and a lower-level lobby, close to where the vice president’s limo and SUV are parked. It is also on the same floor as the Situation Room and dining area.

In addition to changing the location of where the bag was found, officials also shortened the expected investigation time. Reports noted the Secret Service expects to finish its report by Monday, it was previously thought it would take weeks. While White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said on Wednesday that the White House has “confidence” the Secret Service will “get to the bottom” of the incident, officials have been signaling to media outlets that they believe it is unlikely the culprit will be identified. Officials were quick to point out that the area is also heavily trafficked. A Secret Service official said it was found during a routine patrol. Initially, the content of the bag was unknown, causing a brief shutdown of the White House campus until it was tested.

The White House has largely stayed mum on the subject. On Wednesday, Jean-Pierre repeatedly declined to answer reporters’ questions about the illicit drug, referring to the Secret Service and insisting any comment by the White House would “get ahead” of their investigation. “This is their kind of guidance and guidelines, their world. So we are going to let them do their jobs, we are not involved in this,” she said. Jean-Pierre also stressed that the area the bag was found is heavily trafficked by visitors. US President Joe Biden and his family were away when the bag of cocaine was found. However, the commander-in-chief’s son, Hunter Biden, has a documented history of cocaine use and was at the White House on Friday night. The younger Biden has recently been frequently seen at the White House, leading some to speculate he may have moved in.

US Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) has sent a letter to Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle, asking for more information about the investigation. A Secret Service spokesperson confirmed to media outlets that the agency has received the letter and will respond. In the letter, Cotton asked for a complete list of people who are not subject to security screening at the White House or are subject to lesser screenings, information on how the Secret Service uses K-9 screenings, details on internal audits of their security practices and “how often” the agency encountered “illegal drugs at the White House complex” in the past five years. The letter also asks if the Secret Service will arrest the perpetrator if the investigation reveals their identity.

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“Study is Removed Within 24 Hours”

“Dr. Harvey Risch, one of the study’s authors, told the Daily Sceptic he deems it “pure Government-directed censorship, even after the Missouri v. Biden injunction”.

Lancet Study on Covid Vaccine Autopsies Finds 74% Were Caused by Vaccine (DS)

A Lancet review of 325 autopsies after Covid vaccination found that 74% of the deaths were caused by the vaccine – but the study was removed within 24 hours. The paper, a pre-print that was awaiting peer-review, is written by leading cardiologist Dr. Peter McCullough, Yale epidemiologist Dr. Harvey Risch and their colleagues at the Wellness Company and was published online on Wednesday on the pre-print site of the prestigious medical journal. However, less than 24 hours later, the study was removed and a note appeared stating: “This preprint has been removed by Preprints with the Lancet because the study’s conclusions are not supported by the study methodology.” While the study had not undergone any part of the peer-review process, the note implies it fell foul of “screening criteria”.

Background: The rapid development and widespread deployment of COVID-19 vaccines, combined with a high number of adverse event reports, have led to concerns over possible mechanisms of injury including systemic lipid nanoparticle (LNP) and mRNA distribution, spike protein-associated tissue damage, thrombogenicity, immune system dysfunction and carcinogenicity. The aim of this systematic review is to investigate possible causal links between COVID-19 vaccine administration and death using autopsies and post-mortem analysis.

Methods: We searched for all published autopsy and necropsy reports relating to COVID-19 vaccination up until May 18th, 2023. We initially identified 678 studies and, after screening for our inclusion criteria, included 44 papers that contained 325 autopsy cases and one necropsy case. Three physicians independently reviewed all deaths and determined whether COVID-19 vaccination was the direct cause or contributed significantly to death.

Findings: The most implicated organ system in COVID-19 vaccine-associated death was the cardiovascular system (53%), followed by the hematological system (17%), the respiratory system (8%) and multiple organ systems (7%). Three or more organ systems were affected in 21 cases. The mean time from vaccination to death was 14.3 days. Most deaths occurred within a week from last vaccine administration. A total of 240 deaths (73.9%) were independently adjudicated as directly due to or significantly contributed to by COVID-19 vaccination.

Interpretation: The consistency seen among cases in this review with known COVID-19 vaccine adverse events, their mechanisms and related excess death, coupled with autopsy confirmation and physician-led death adjudication, suggests there is a high likelihood of a causal link between COVID-19 vaccines and death in most cases. Further urgent investigation is required for the purpose of clarifying our findings.

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    Camille Pissarro Rue Saint-Honoré in the Afternoon, Effect of Rain 1897   • Zelensky Holding Out For NATO To Enter Ukraine Conflict – Lukashenko
    [See the full post at: Debt Rattle July 7 2023]


    “Meta claims that over 10 million people had signed up for its Twitter competitor, Threads, in what CEO Mark Zuckerberg”

    I’ll take a stab at it. 500,000 .gov employees and 9.5 million bots.

    Dr. D

    What a difference a day makes:

    So like Jamie Dimon, “He’ll fire anyone who does this” by which he means publicly, before they’ve bought out all the coins from the rubes while having their wh—-s in Congress hold the price down for them using Gary Gensler.

    Hey Gary: What’s with holding up Bitcoin ETFs for TEN YEARS? S—t or get off the pot. Nope! Ol’ Gary – top supporter of FTX and Bankman Fried’s billion-dollar DNC fraud and money laundering – has held off ALLLLLLLL bitcoin ETFs in favor of his only True Love, yes that most honest, upright, transparent corporation in existence, defender of the “Little Guy”, $6 TRILLION dollar BlackRock. (and also partner and owner of all Neil Young’s music)

    Yes, yes, yes!!! Only an upright, magical, fraud-free multi-trillion dollar monopoly like BlackRock allows open and free trade, and equal access to all comers, defending the little guy. Nobody else will do.

    “I’ll wait for you, forever!” Gary says to Larry Fink, in a dress. Twu Wuv.

    I say all that because THERE IS NO WAY TO MOCK OR LAMBASTE THESE CRIMINALS ENOUGH. Nothing I could say, given 100 years in a courtroom, would adequately cover their ceaseless crimes.

    TEN YEARS. But THIS IS WHY REGULATION EXISTS. To help my friends and destroy my enemies. Same with XRP. Case “Settled”, refuse to publish whatever that is and let it trade, for THREE YEARS. And you ain’t even SEEN Vertiasium and Reggie Middleton, an experience Wall Street guy who was handed all the patents in Crypto. …Handed all the patents, then the government froze his bank accounts and refused to enforce them.

    But he’s black, so Biden likes it that way. “We don’t need no n—-r stockbrokers,” as he says.

    If I’m failing to express myself, THESE GUYS MAKE ME SICK. I hope they all die in a fire. Slowly.

    Other things in need of criticism: “French Gun Control Failed, Leaving Law-Abiding Citizens Helpless As Nation Burned. “It’s almost like such laws enable criminality and keep lawful people unable to defend themselves.”

    Just like Blue inner cities, while black people in rural areas can openly defend themselves. Which do you suppose has a higher crime rate?

    Judge strikes down Administration’s Censorship, Joe immediately appeals to erase the 1st Amendment.

    Hidden in the articles of “Trump appointed judges” “Right wing talking points” and “debunked conspiracy theories” is the simple fact that 1) The judge said the Administration, that is, the Federal Government, was executing a wide-ranging and long-running censorship campaign against the American people, in violation of all known Civil Rights. 2) Although perpetually caught lying, It doesn’t matter whether the information given or opposed is right or wrong, the government is not the arbiter of truth or falsity, it is specifically and expressly denied this function 3) When this specific erasure of Free Speech was brought to the Administration’s attention, they immediately appealed the ruling, arguing they wanted open censorship in violation of all Human Rights.

    That’s not a GOP talking point, those are literal statements of widely reported consensus fact. And again: it doesn’t matter if EVERYTHING people say online is false. THEY The People are the arbiters of truth and not the government. The government may speak and present their own point of view, however, they cannot repress other, the People’s, discussion and own point of view.

    So it’s become quite clear – not that anyone with the mind-virus will know it – you’re either for all human rights, or against them. That goes for the rest of 1A, freedom of religion for example, 2A, 3A (believe it or not, force-housing army personnel in private houses), 4A especially, and so on right down to 10A. Although the GOP is clearly no friend of Human Rights or limited government, the Democratic Party and their Media partners are violently and openly against all Human Rights as listed in the Bill of Rights, and are open and enthusiastic about letting you know.

    As Joe just did, this week. President erases 1A. Caught, then appeals to erase 1A.

    Not that overturning this would help since Free Speech is an innate Human Right that comes from “Our Creator” and springs from us anew each moment, but there is a legal process for this. You can pass a Constitutional Amendment with Congress and 2/3rds of the states, outlawing Free Speech everywhere, exactly as you wish. We can have that discussion rather than 1) NOT being passed by Congress, even as a law, anywhere and 2) Being invented and enforced exclusively by Joe Biden without anyone’s support or permission. We can have that discussion.

    BATF found the same thing this week when they 1) Invented a new law, without any Bills of Congress, saying a couple million Americans sitting around are now felons. 2) The Executive then tried to enforce a rule that was never proposed, discussed, passed, or signed and 3) Was immediately struck down in court as – shocking – illegal to enforce laws that were never passed by Congress.

    How like Covid, where none of the given statements or advisories were ever signed into law either, yet enforced MORE vigorously than, say, Tax and Gun laws Delaware and DC, or violent riot and murder laws in the +12 U.S. cities.

    That’s where we are and I couldn’t approve more. It has to be open, public, offensive, obvious, for the brick-headed American public to cut out the denial and get it. And it has become so, painful as that is. Now we can have a discussion about the REAL country we live in, instead of the illusion of law and democracy we’ve been hiding behind for 20 or even 60 years.

    Keep talking, Joe. Never stop. Let everyone know exactly who you, your Party, and 2/3rds of the GOP are.

    “Dramatic Video Shows Russian Jets ‘Harassing’ US Drones Over Syria

    Well I would think so! Only one of the two countries has been invited or has any legal right to be there. Either internationally, or domestically. In fact, only one of the two countries even has the POPULAR support of their people to be there. As this is extra-legal, outside all UN or Federal Law, I hope Russia harasses all the U.S. drones – or even men — there right onto a transport plane where they can go home until such day as their presence is legal. In any way. To any one.

    “Last year, the Ukrainian government essentially outsourced the entire post-war “reconstruction” process to BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management firm.”

    Again, BlackRock has no wealth. They’re broke. They DIRECT wealth. The promise of Ukraine may be the only thing keeping them from receivership and a judge taking their assets, esp with Powell letting them buy all the U.S. housing away from America’s working youth, then jacking up mortgage rates on them til the collapse.

    Lose the expectation and confidence of Ukraine – ownership of a whole country, and now only a country this size could save them – and they will likely collapse. Since like Sachs and Morgan they own whole governments, this isn’t easy though.

    “• Zelensky Clashes With Bulgarian President Over Weapons Demands (RT)

    He sounds desperate. When kicked from above, you kick the dog below: a show of pure impotence. Reports say Washington should be careful as Ze will turn on them. Really? To whom? And turn to Russia? Sure, I guess, go ahead and publish all the Biden and Congressional money-laundering, non-stop human/child trafficking of the Lindsay Grahams. We already know.

    But that will END globalism, COLLAPSE EUROPE, and put America First. So…ooooh, I’m shaking. Ze don’t throw us in dat briar patch!

    And, newsflash: how can he not? So let me get this straight: once again, doing everything they do leads us only to the end of Empire, and the return of the Republic. But it’s all one big accident and there’s nobody involved. Right.

    “10,000 staff in Russia. • Raiffeisenbank ‘Postpones’ Plan To Leave Russia – Reuters (RT)”

    Holy smokes, really? Wouldn’t they go bankrupt pulling out then? That’s got to be half their business or something, Austria is not large.

    • Meta Launches Data-Harvesting Twitter Clone, Immediately Starts Censoring (ZH)

    They’re not kidding. Yes, we know they all data-mine. That goes with this week’s discussion, the Internet isn’t profitable nor viable. In fact, it never was. They bailed it out of the collapse in ‘01, Where it merely cannibalized the rest of profitable sectors, like newspapers, using Greenspan-printed venture-capital stock money. Okay, fine.

    …But then in ‘08 it collapsed and was never profitable at all. ALL THE INTERNET MONEY NOW COMES FROM GOVERNMENT, a dirty little secret. Who is Silicon Valley? Google? Meta? All “CIA” initiatives and fronts. Where does the “money” come from? Amazon: CIA contract. WSJ: CIA via Amazon. Twitter: DHS for collection and censorship. HOW is it moved? Yes, the government PRINTS money, in a total merger of corporation and state, created $40 Trillion in bonds off-book (as outside audits show), more more importantly via the complete State-Corporate merger with Wall Street, runs long-term STOCK MANIPULATION that would make their beta-test, Bernie Madoff, green with envy. The least profitable companies, like Tesla, are stock-goosed into 1st place using HFT, ESG Ratings, Boardroom collusion, and every other means. Companies that are profitable and make stuff, Gould’s Pumps for instance, are savaged and ruined in comparison to provide the fuel for the stock-rigger’s success. Wealth TRANSFER. Not creation. Inflation TRANSFERS money. From the poor TO the rich. FROM the working, TO the speculators.

    What does this mean? The Internet is now ONLY one big government operation. Controlled and paid ONLY by government. US$ cracks, not only will censorship break, but the entire internet may cease to exist as we know it, going back to a simpler, 1994-type inventory – text system as there isn’t money to do nearly anything we do (iPhones) and certainly not for free. With no free…anything…why own an iPhone? For $1,000 and $100/mo I’d then have to pay ANOTHER $1,000 and $100/mo to look stuff up, watch movies, and check Amazon? No way.

    This always happens at the end, in the hyperinflation and hyperspeculation. You can’t stop it once they have the power to print money for their friends and pet projects. However, all good things end.

    Back to Meta: “They immediately start censoring”, yes that wasn’t a joke, not unexpected. Meta is really distinguishing themselves from the Silicon Valley crowd by adding this “Leftist Censorship” service. THE DAY THEY LAUNCHED, they ALREADY censored people. With this statement:

    ““This account has repeatedly posted false information.”

    REPEATEDLY? This is his FIRST POST! AND, the post was to re-post the NY Times reporting that Biden may be on the take. Take it up with the NY Times if you think that’s misinformation.

    “REPEATEDLY”. Like I always say: funny how they already know ahead of time, before checking, what to do. They know before they know! Like magic! How do they do that? Where is “The Memo”?

    Waymo Cones: They probably give robots and AI corporate personhood so that coning a car is kidnapping and murder.

    DISNEY: Cernovich, canned the movie to not let it out. Okay, more news: Disney lost $1 B I L L I O N dollars on their last 8 Woke movies. PLUS another $1 B I L L I O N dollars by tying them exclusive to Disney plus. So THIS movie would have been the ONLY PROFITABLE MOVIE in the last year, and has SAVAGED Indiana Jones, making Jones an also-ran.

    Tell me again how it’s “All about the money” and it’s “Capitalism.” If by “Capitalism” you mean the #Opposite of making money, then yes.

    Disney is huge, but they have N O T H I N G. They have killed Star Wars. Killed Marvel. Zero uptake, not a single Marvel movie has generated interest. Killed all the “Meme-berry” nostalgia-pablum like “Jones” Killed Pixar. Killed their tax structure. Killed their reputation. Killed their theme parks, I kid you not. If they weren’t so large, I would be in fear of their imminent bankruptcy and collapse. Not that they do badly, but that, like major sports stars, even if you make MILLIONS in sure contract, if you then spend TEN millions, you actually go bankrupt way, way faster than I do. Money is power, and this power is like inertia of high-speed objects.

    Losing $2B a year even Disney can’t support that kind of punishment, perhaps EVEN WITH BlackRock and the US Government paying them on the side. I’m early on this, but Consider.

    That can’t be right: Al Gore says all the polar bears went extinct in 2001. There’s no more snow.

    Dr. D

    That’s supposed to be this one:

    Won’t post, won’t edit.


    Not in my back yard
    Needle in the haystack

    cancel some $400 billion in debt for 43 million Americans student loans

    Look here

    COVID-19 vaccine
    Depopulation efforts in Ukraine
    Economic slavery
    Financial money laundering
    Words to remember

    ” the illusion of law and democracy we’ve been hiding behind for 20 or even 60 years.”
    Here is how its done
    “. Ze don’t throw us in dat briar patch!”
    Admit losing the war and negotiate with Russia and letting Russia be the winner.
    “Winner take all”
    Only If there are enough eyeballs that might be motivated.
    Bloggers are safe.


    Opinion Found, cut, and paste


    This is a betrayal of the memory of Americans”: open support of the Ukrainian Nazis will remain a stain of shame in US history
    This was stated by Russian Ambassador to Washington Anatoly Antonov, commenting on the stay in the United States of representatives of the Azov Battalion * (recognized as a terrorist organization and banned in the Russian Federation) and meetings with them in the US Congress.
    “One cannot look indifferently at how the heirs of Hitler and Bandera are honored in the country that contributed to the defeat of Nazi Germany,” Antonov said.
    He stressed that the terrorists, who committed an uncountable number of atrocities against the Russian population in the Donbass, are now “acting within the walls of the once authoritative Stanford University.”

    ### Guess who else is at Stanford?
    Michael McFaul
    Posted by: Melaleuca | Jul 7 2023 4:23 utc


    I say all that because THERE IS NO WAY TO MOCK OR LAMBASTE THESE CRIMINALS ENOUGH. Nothing I could say, given 100 years in a courtroom, would adequately cover their ceaseless crimes.

    They “take the ball from the ditch out into the clear and continue playing the golf as if nothing unusual happened, while laughing strait into our confused honest faces”. If robbery was done in some old fashion way we would, at least, have some respect for them.


    A different story. Found, cut, and paste
    Lvov | telegram (s):

    § The results of the night strike of the Russian Aerospace Forces on Lvov.
    They aimed at the building of the local SBU.
    §| The source of the Russian Defense Ministry specified the goals of the night strike with Kalibr on Lvov.
    The purpose of today’s strike on the reserves of Ukraine was Western equipment and militants on the territory of the military academy in Lvov. Western armored vehicles were on the territory, with a high degree of probability, British Challenger tanks.
    It is also reported that on the territory of the Academy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at the time of the strike there were up to 800 Armed Forces of Ukraine and foreign mercenaries.

    §| Yesterday’s strike on Lvov was significantly bigger than it seemed initially…there are reports of multiple buildings being hit.
    “The target of yesterday’s attack on the strategic reserves of the enemy was Western military equipment and personell on the territory of the Academy of Land Forces in Lvov.
    The strike with precision weapons was carried out on the park area of the academy, where Western-made armored vehicles were located, and with a high degree of probability, including British Challenger tanks,” – said the source to Ria Novosti.
    He added that the blow also hit the barracks, which housed about 800 Ukrainian soldiers and foreign mercenaries.

    §| Last night, the Russian military attacked the AFU facilities in Lvov.
    Local residents claim that this was the most powerful strike on Lvov since the start of the war.
    According to captain of the 1st rank Vladimir Gundarov, the Russian troops used this time some ‘special’ missiles, writes “MK”.
    He noted that the power of the explosions was simply amazing, and the destruction was noted in a large area of the Academy of the Ground Forces of Ukraine. Moreover, not only educational buildings were affected, but also car parks with military equipment, fuel depots, dormitories and barracks.
    If sea-based Calibers were used, as representatives of the Ukrainian Air Force say, then they were most likely a new model missiles with more powerful warheads.
    Moreover, not one or two rockets hit, as 30 buildings were damaged, according to the Lviv authorities, the source explained.
    >… P.S.
    In 2022, a new upgraded Caliber version was announced…they might have been used yesterday at Lvov

    Posted by: Melaleuca | Jul 7 2023 11:35 utc |


    Disney is even worse off than you think!

    Yes, they destroyed their brands – spent billions to buy Power Rangers, sold it back to the guy they bought it from for 10’s of millions after destroying it. Bought Star Wars for 5 Billion, probably sell it back to Lucas for 100 million. There’s already a buyer rumored to be lined up, anonymous at this point.

    But they have roughly 200 Million in cash – barely enough to make one movie. Meanwhile, they HAVE to buy Hulu out from Comcast for a MINIMUM of 27.5 BILLION, as far as I understand it, they have to do it THIS year.

    If they turn around and try to SELL Hulu, it will almost certainly be for LESS money than they paid. They’d have to do things to increase its value – which would take time they don’t have not to mention being a skill they don’t have. They’d spend their time DIMINISHING its value.

    Hilariously, they STILL can’t seem to get rid of Kathleen Kennedy, who made their 5 Billion purchase essentially worthless. Made the last season of Mandalorian unwatchable, CITES the Mandalorian as “proof” she was the smartest guy in the room during the ongoing Disney train crash. The show she kept trying to ruin, the show whose creator she drove away from Disney entirely.

    Book of Boba Fet? An overweight Boba Fett cowtowing to a group of emo teenagers (“Emo” – at least as the general public understands it – the really, really BAD Emo not the good Emo – was what, 15 or so years ago???) riding super-colorful hover VESPAS. The swoopy hair look combined with rainbow vespas was to communicate what exactly I wonder?

    They’ve spent like 300 Million on The Acolyte by Harvey Weinstein’s secretary on how a girlboss discovers that The Force is bad and she goes about destroying it. (the force of Life that connects us all…) I suppose this is because if we discover due to our incompetence we CANNOT make the Force Female, then no one can have it?

    And then for the new main-canon upcoming Star Wars movies, they’ll be bringing back Rey? THAT’s their big announcement.

    They’ve lost 300 mil on Acolyte and it doesn’t even EXIST yet. The mind boggles at how many hundreds of millions or billions worth of losers are in the pipeline right now, costs already expended!


    On the other note:
    On this day 1983, Samantha Smith left for the Moscow, being invited to visit the Soviet Union by the president Andropov. Some may say that she had visited the future of the United States, given the striking resemblance to it, four decades later, after the take over by the communists.

    ……Debating myself whether to insert /sarc reminder…..

    I clearly remember how I was smitten by the sheer tour the force of sophistication among the gray socialist existence. World has changed and with it my urge to rush with the resolute opinion about any social affairs which are subject to change regardless. I reserve that for the art.


    Cluster weapons explode in the air over a target, ( for example: Over Russian trenches. Then Ukrainians can advance and take those trenches. Dhuuuu.), releasing dozens to hundreds of smaller submunitions across a wide area.


    Just look at this awfulness. Certainly they are spending a lot of money on people who know how to sort of get the Star Wars look, but the overall effect is someone making an after-school special – what comes through is the writer’s arrogance, incompetence, projection, and self-insertion fantasy.

    I hated the Phantom Menace podracing sequence, but they spent 5 billion and I’d rather watch the podracing 20x than THIS.

    They Bought All The Things which just makes it worse – Marvel, Star Wars, the Muppets, ESPN, Pixar, Narnia, Winnie The Pooh, etc – I don’t think the costs of purchase price vs current valuation have been priced fully into their stock yet.


    If war truly is ‘The Health of the State,’ then someone better prepare to read the State it’s Last Rites.




    Rogan on Rumble.

    John Day

    Removing The Curtain https://drjohnsblog.substack.com/p/removing-the-curtain

    ​ ​’America’s Darkest Secret’: Sex Trafficking, Child Abuse and the Biden Administration
    ​ ​Currently, at least 85,000 children are believed to be missing.
    ​ ​”Whether intentional or not, it can be argued that the US Government has become the middleman in a large scale, multi-billion-dollar, child trafficking operation run by bad actors seeking to profit off the lives of children…. Realizing that we were not offering children the American dream, but instead putting them into modern-day slavery with wicked overlords was a terrible revelation…. They threatened me with an investigation. They… took my badge. It is a terrible thing when you blow the whistle to try to save children and you’re retaliated against for trying to help. The HHS [The United States Department of Health and Human Services] did everything they could to keep all of this silent.” — Tara Lee Rodas, testimony before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration Integrity​, ​Security, and Enforcement
    ​ ​”Over the last two years, this country has become an international hub for child trafficking. And the US government is behind it. Under Biden, hundreds of thousands of children have come into this country illegally. Once they get here, most are sold for sex, used for cheap labor, or forced to join gangs.” — Rachel Campos-Duffy, Fox News​ …
    ​ Florida Governor Ron DeSantis described what is happening as “effectively the largest human smuggling operation in American history.”

    NATO ‘OK’ With Cluster Bombs After Biden Approves For Ukraine: Stoltenberg
    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg doesn’t see a problem with internationally banned cluster munitions… only when the US or its allies deploy them​.​

    The capitalists are circling over Ukraine​ ​The war is creating massive profit opportunities​ (​U​kraine is already a hub for child slavery and organ harvesting)

    John Day

    ​Eleni sends this essay by Alex Krainer. ​France under attack [Who are the actual players, and why do bankers always come out on top from wars?]
    The pawns are fighting in the streets of France, but the war is between France and the Anglo-American Empire.

    Catching up to the Americans… French Cops Can Now Secretly Activate Phone Cameras, Microphones And GPS To Spy On Citizens

    Judge Doughty issued an important 155 page ruling in the matter of Missouri v. Biden, July 4​ , Meryl Nass MD​
    Freedom of Speech must never again be shuttered, trampled on or blasphemed as the crime of “Misinformation, Disinformation or Malinformation”

    ​Look at the chemtrails criss-crossing our skies and say “that’s normal; they were always there”. I watched this interview for an hour. It never got stupid.
    US Presidential Candidate Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Dane Wigington: Is Climate Engineering Real?

    ​ ​Lancet Study on Covid Vaccine Autopsies Finds 74% Were Caused by Vaccine – Study is Removed Within 24 Hours
    ​ ​Findings: The most implicated organ system in COVID-19 vaccine-associated death was the cardiovascular system (53%), followed by the hematological system (17%), the respiratory system (8%) and multiple organ systems (7%). Three or more organ systems were affected in 21 cases. The mean time from vaccination to death was 14.3 days. Most deaths occurred within a week from last vaccine administration. A total of 240 deaths (73.9%) were independently adjudicated as directly due to or significantly contributed to by COVID-19 vaccination.

    Lancet Study on Covid Vaccine Autopsies Finds 74% Were Caused by Vaccine – Study is Removed Within 24 Hours


    the military academy in Lvov, which was attacked at night by Russian missiles, there were Western armored vehicles.


    Ukraine must Chose to go through cluster munitions or
    As soon as close combat becomes imminent, Russians retreat and let artillery work on Ukrainian infantry sitting on the abandoned positions, which usually ends with Ukrainians suffering losses and fleeing


    French police gain remote spying powers –
    A new law allows authorities to activate the cameras and microphones of suspects’ cell phones

    Police in France gained the power to remotely activate and monitor the camera, microphone, and GPS of a suspect’s devices under a so-called “justice reform bill” that passed the National Assembly on Wednesday, according to media reports.

    The legislation, which passed with a majority of 80-24, allows police to use laptops, cars, phones, and other connected electronics in order to monitor terrorism suspects, as well as those suspected of organized crime and delinquency.

    and delinquency? Wtf !
    Does France still have pitchforks or has the entire Nation gone full cuck? Govern me harder Macron, Turdeu, Biden ! Sniff harder Pedo Biden.


    What will it actually take to end these Liberal Scum policies ?

    Dr. D

    This is gruesome, the attacking power is now too strong. What on EARTH could you hide under to protect yourself?

    Hint: not a bridge, not a 400ft NATO bunker.


    If we play ‘age-reversal game” on “Dr” Hotez we end up with all to familiar thick lipped fatso from our school years, who talked exactly like he’s talking, have that suspicious gaze through the glasses and disliked by anybody. Formula to become villain:

    I am fully aware of my typos on the previous post(s). Still not bad for the ESL but “visual type person”.


    Link is better as direct insted part of UNZ comments. So here:


    …instead as a part of comments on UNZ….

    Michael Reid

    Here’s What’s Really Behind the Global Reset and Sustainable Development Agenda 2030

    Here’s What’s Really Behind the Global Reset and Sustainable Development Agenda 2030

    Figmund Sreud

    Everything collapses slowly, … and than all of a sudden, … but there is no reason to fret, … “the “West” is composed of “value-based” societies under “the rule of law,” were “equity” and “diversity” and “human rights” are being upheld, where “carbon and nitrogen emissions” are being limited, and where “fake news” and “disinformation” are banned.




    Record temperatures -of oceans, of the lower atmosphere and on land-, record forest fires, record ice melts, record levels of atmospheric CO2 (within the timeframe of human existence), and truly astounding levels of denial of reality!

    Whoops! There goes the Greenland ice sheet over the next decade or so.


    Michael Reid
    Sweet Kenny

    The people putting traffic cones on self-driving cars are this centuries horse and buggy

    When People Hated Cars

    Sweet Kenny

    The incident occurred due to her request for reparations. Great after gender, climate change and Ukraine shenanigans, we got this starting. https://youtu.be/aQm25YR-97U


    MARK RUTTE FORCED OUT In Netherlands

    That is great news and thank you for the heads up- good read too-
    from the substack-

    Macron? Trudeau? Biden?
    Imagine, in 2023, having to fight to the very death for the right to…continue to produce food.

    Yes, Rutte should be prosecuted as a treasonous war criminal who tried to destroy his people.

    My experience is waiting for them to run out of steam, wondering when they will “back off”, remaining passive, not responding or retaliating is a futile ineffective tactic- they just will not stop.

    With this past super Moon on the 3rd (also called ‘buck moon’ or ‘thunder moon’) combined with Independence Day- I vowed to fight back harder than they’ve been dishing it out.

    Whatever bs they push, or when they strike- I vow to hit back 3 times as hard. Done f’n around with Libtard Scum. Little tyrant ‘karens’ can eat shit and die-hard. The militant gay Lgbtqxyz tards are complicit in all this crap and they too can all foad, Libs, Dems, wokesters- all deserve to be bitch slapped to hell and get a hard dose of their own medicine they’ve been dishing out.

    It is past time to fight back, hit back, scream back- whatever it takes. All within the full extent of the ‘law’.
    Be ungovernable, be fierce, unrelenting… they deserve it times 3. Do not fold, give up, or yield- take the power back. Ultimately they are spineless cowards with no ethics, morality or decency.

    Hit em and hit em f’n hard…

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