Gates of Vienna News Feed 5/25/2021

Today is the first anniversary of the death of George Floyd. During a commemoration of the event at the site of Mr. Floyd’s death in Minneapolis, a drive-by shooting occurred. Police have taken the vehicle used into custody, but the shooter remains at large.

In other news, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was fined for failing to abide by coronavirus-related regulations during a public event.

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Thanks to Dean, DV, JW, Reader from Chicago, SS, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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USA
» 3rd Person Dies From Injuries, 2nd Arrest Made Following Mass Shooting at NJ House Party
» Amazon Illegally Raises Prices, D.C. Attorney General Says in Antitrust Suit
» AOC Says She’s Effectively ‘Served in War’ After Capitol Riot
» Biden Purges Non-Partisan US Commission on Fine Arts in Unprecedented Move Against Popular Classical Architecture
» Breaking: Suspect Opens Fire at Memorial on Anniversary of George Floyd’s Death
» Brooklyn: Muslim Destroys Crucifix, Sets Fire to a Yeshiva and Synagogue, And Burns an American Flag
» California: Imam Says Jews Use ‘Religious Texts to Justify Criminal Activities,’ in Islam ‘We Don’t Have This’
» Facebook Rejects “Back the Blue” Fundraiser
» Father Against Critical Race Theory Barred From Daughter’s Graduation by Maine School Board
» Final Version of Texas Constitutional Carry Bill Passes State Legislature
» Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs New Anti-Censorship Law
» Florida: Man Leaves Feces at Synagogue, Screams ‘Jews Should Die’
» Former NY Times Science Editor Slams Media Over Dismissal of COVID Lab Origin
» Georgia Governor Signs Executive Order Banning COVID-19 Vaccine Passports
» Gunman Ambushes Man, Woman in Parked Car in ‘Quiet’ Philly Neighborhood
» Instagram Censored California Governor Candidate Kevin Paffrath Who Called Gavin Newsom a “Weenie Baby”
» Man Gets 20 Months for Plan to Burn Seattle Police Precinct During Protests
» Pentagon to Monitor Military Members’ Social Media Accounts
» Portland Residents Fear to Venture Downtown After a Year of Violent Riots
» Project Veritas Releases More Documents Revealing Facebook’s Censorship of Vaccine-Critical Content
» Rand Paul Responds to Vile Death Threat, Package of White Powder Sent to His Home
» Republicans Introduce Bill Allowing Families to Send Children to the School of Their Choice
» Rutgers Law School Drops Policy That Forced Student Groups to Promote Critical Race Theory
» Seattle City Council Votes Unanimously to Move 911 Dispatch Out of Police Control to New Civilian-Led Center
» Student Calls for Probe of Columbia Prof Who Called Him ‘Neo-Nazi, ‘ Told Him to ‘Drop Dead’ For Defending Trump
» Suspect Arrested in Attack on Jewish Man in Times Square During Protests
» Suspect Arrested in Shooting Deaths of Two Motorcycle Riders
» Two Black Penn State Professors Reported “Deeply Distressing” Noose Outside Their Home. It Was Part of a Swing Set.
» Video: News Reporter Talks About “Police Reform” As Gunshots Ring Out at George Floyd Square
» Video: Tucker Carlson Blasts Fauci, Who, Media for Lying About Coronavirus Lab Leak for a Year
» Video: Biden White House Refuses to Investigate COVID Origin; Warns Americans Off Lab Leak Theory
» What Could Go Wrong? Nearly 200 Minneapolis Police Officers Have Retired Since George Floyd Killing
 
Canada
» “You Should Have a Choice How You Live Your Life”: Protests Against Lockdown Peacefully Continue in Toronto
» Breaking: Victory for Full Gospel Outreach Centre After Prosecutor Tosses $14,000 No Mask Fine
» New Brunswick Woman Arrested, Pinned by Cops for Entering Store While Mask Exempt
» Nova Scotia RCMP Officers Lie in Wait to Ticket Partygoers
» Nova Scotia Food Truck Owner Fined $11k for Maskless Employees
» Pastor Art Pawlowski Tells His Life Story: From Communism to Man of God
» Post-Jail Interview: Pastor Tim Stephens on His Arrest, His Church and His Faith
 
Europe and the EU
» As Many as 100,000 Businesses May Go Bankrupt in Germany: Report
» EU Sanctions Belarus for “State Terrorism,” National Airline Now Banned From Europe’s Airspace
» Germany: Official Admits That Antisemitic Acts by Muslims or Leftists Are Often Not Reported in Police Records
» Ireland: Extinction Rebellion Activist Accused of Dept of Agriculture Graffiti Attack Has Case Dismissed
» Race Relations in UK Have Gotten Worse Since BLM Protests, Say One-in-Three Britons
» Socialist British MP Falsely Claims BLM Leader Was Shot for ‘Standing Up for Racial Justice’
» UK Government Wants “All Possible Theories” Explored on Origin of COVID
» UK Police Chiefs Announce Scrutiny Board ‘To Check and Challenge Us’ Post-George Floyd
» UK Says it Will Fine Facebook if it Allows Private Messaging
» UK Vaccine Recipients Were Secretly Surveilled
» UK: Authorities Say Black Lives Matter Activist Was Shot in Head by Four Black Men
» UK: Muslim Cleric Who Helps Cops Spot ‘Extremists’ Calls Israel ‘Terrorist State, ‘ Praises Jihad Terrorists
» UK: Sasha Johnson’s Political Party Criticise Cops, Question Reports Gang Shot Her Accidentally
 
Russia
» Biden to Meet Putin Face-to-Face Next Month in Switzerland
 
Caucasus
» Azerbaijan Destroying All Traces of Christian Heritage, Using Armenian Gravestones to Build Roads
 
South Asia
» India: Uttar Pradesh: Fruit Vendor Md Farman Caught Spitting on Cut Watermelons, Arrested by Muzaffarnagar Police
» Pakistan: National Assembly Member Praises Hitler for Killing Jews
 
Far East
» Chinese Communists Arrest Bishop, Ten Priests, As Church Prays for China
» John Cena Begs for Forgiveness on Weibo After Referring to Taiwan as a Country
» US Towns Buy Spy Tools From Chinese Companies Whose Tech Targets Uighurs in China
» Vox Stealth Edits Older Article “Debunking” Wuhan Lab Theory
» Washington Post Journalist Forced to Eat Crow Over Wuhan Lab Leak Theory
 
Australia — Pacific
» Right Wing Extremism is Growing in Australia and Now Makes Up 50 Per Cent of Counter-Terror Investigations, Spy Boss Reveals
» Snow Falls in Western Australia’s Outback as Monster Cold Front Sweeps Across the Country — Bringing Rain, Strong Winds and Freezing Temperatures
 
Sub-Saharan Africa
» Nigeria: Muslims Raid Christian Home, Murder a 21-Year-Old Mother and a 19-Year-Old Man
 
Latin America
» Brazil’s Bolsonaro Fined Breaking COVID Rules
 
Immigration
» Islamic Terrorists, Moroccan Soldiers Snuck in Spanish Enclave During Border Rush
» Migrants Continuing to Enter U.K. Through English Port of Dover
» Pakistani Arrested After Allegedly Raping 65-Year-Old Greek Woman
 
Culture Wars
» Aylmer’s Trans Community (Pop. 2) Protests Outdoor Sermon at Church of God, Calls Cops on Rebel News
» Kelloggs Launches Gay Pride Cereal That Encourages Buyer to Choose Characters’ Pronouns
» Pope Francis Calls for ‘Green Economics, ‘ ‘Green Education, ‘ ‘Green Spirituality’
» The Great French War on Gender-Neutral Writing: Commentary
» Training in ‘Gender Identity’ Required for NYC Employees
 

3rd Person Dies From Injuries, 2nd Arrest Made Following Mass Shooting at NJ House Party

Braylin Holmes, 19, of Millville City, New Jersey, is the third person to die following the shooting.

A young woman who was one of the 14 people shot during a mass shooting at a New Jersey house party over the weekend died from her injuries, making her the third deceased victim, police announced Tuesday. Police also announced the arrest of a second man in connection to the shooting.

Braylin Holmes, 19, of Millville City, New Jersey, was at a large birthday party on East Commerce Street in Fairfield Township, New Jersey, about an hour outside of Philadelphia, late Saturday night, when a gunman opened fire.

Holmes and at least 13 other people were struck by gunfire.

Kevin Elliott, 30, and Asia Hester, 25, both from Bridgeton, Cumberland County, died from their injuries over the weekend. Holmes was pronounced dead Monday night at Cooper University Hospital.

Kevin Dawkins, 36, of Bridgeton, New Jersey, was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose, possession of a high capacity magazine and certain persons not to possess weapons.

Darrell Dawkins, 30, also of Bridgeton, New Jersey, was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a handgun.

Both suspects were at the party though police have not yet revealed whether either man was the suspected shooter…

           — Hat tip: Dean [Return to headlines]
 

Amazon Illegally Raises Prices, D.C. Attorney General Says in Antitrust Suit

Amazon’s online retail monopoly violates antitrust law and leaves consumers paying artificially high prices, according to a lawsuit filed by Washington DC’s attorney general on Tuesday.

Vendors who sell their products on Amazon currently are forbidden from offering their own products with better terms or lower prices on other platforms, including their own websites, leading to “artificially high” prices across the market, DC Attorney General Karl Racine said while announcing the suit.

“[Amazon] maximizes its profits at the expense of third-party sellers and consumers, while harming competition, stifling innovation and illegally tilting the playing field in its favor,” Racine said. “We filed this antitrust lawsuit to put an end to Amazon’s illegal control of prices across the online retail market.”

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

AOC Says She’s Effectively ‘Served in War’ After Capitol Riot

In a radio interview this week, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says that she’s “doing therapy” after “surviving” the Capitol riot on Jan. 6.

While speaking to Latin USA, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spoke at length about her experience in at the Capitol Building on January 6. She claimed that congresspersons have now effectively “served in war” and that she is “doing therapy” because of her experience on January 6.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Biden Purges Non-Partisan US Commission on Fine Arts in Unprecedented Move Against Popular Classical Architecture

President Joe Biden launched an unprecedented purge of the U.S. Commission on Fine Arts Monday, according to a letter reviewed by The Federalist demanding resignation letters by 6 p.m. from four of the seven members, including the chairman.

Those members include sculptor Chas Fagan, architect Steven Spandle, landscape architect Perry Guillot, and Chairman Justin Shubow, a writer and expert on architecture and civic beauty.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Breaking: Suspect Opens Fire at Memorial on Anniversary of George Floyd’s Death

On Tuesday, a suspect carried out a drive-by shooting at the scene where George Floyd died exactly one year previously. Many had gathered to commemorate Floyd’s death at the hands of police, and reporters captured footage of the shooting in progress. Police have reportedly taken possession of the vehicle in question but have not apprehended a suspect.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Brooklyn: Muslim Destroys Crucifix, Sets Fire to a Yeshiva and Synagogue, And Burns an American Flag

Judaism, Christianity, America: a jihadi trifecta.

“Brooklyn Man Facing Hate Crime Charges After Allegedly Destroying Church’s Crucifix, Setting Fire To Yeshiva, Synagogue,” CBSNewYork, May 22, 2021 (thanks to The Religion of Peace).

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

California: Imam Says Jews Use ‘Religious Texts to Justify Criminal Activities,’ in Islam ‘We Don’t Have This’

Does the imam Salim Ammar Mohamed think his Muslim audience is stupid? Does he think that none of them have actually read the Qur’an?

He says Jews use their scriptures to justify criminal acts, but in Islam “we don’t have any of this.”

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Facebook Rejects “Back the Blue” Fundraiser

Facebook has refused a fundraiser focused on supporting law enforcement and other first responders from using its paid advertising feature, according to local reports.

A distillery in Bradenton, Florida, called The Loaded Cannon, plans to launch a new range of drinks themed around law enforcement, EMS, and fire. Part of the revenue from the new range of drinks would be used to support first responders. However, Facebook won’t allow the distillery to advertise their “back the blue” products.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Father Against Critical Race Theory Barred From Daughter’s Graduation by Maine School Board

A father has been banned from Maine School Administrative District 51 property after criticizing the local school board for its implementation of critical race theory teachings in its schools.

MSAD 51 serves the wealthy towns of Cumberland and North Yarmouth, in Cumberland County, Maine. Anti-critical race theory parent Shawn McBreairty was handed a “prohibitive conduct warning” on May 15 by local police. The warning prevents him from being on local school district property without formal clearance from the district’s superintendent. Violation could result in arrest.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Final Version of Texas Constitutional Carry Bill Passes State Legislature

After passing different versions of House Bill (HB) 1927, a bill to allow Texans over the age of 21 who can legally possess a handgun to carry it in public without a government-issued permit, both the Texas House and Senate approved a final version of the legislation that will now be sent to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk.

Abbott said earlier this year that he would sign the bill, known as “constitutional carry.”

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs New Anti-Censorship Law

On Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) signed bill SB 7072, which will give Floridians the power to sue Big Tech platforms for unfair censorship.

In a speech at an event at Florida International University, DeSantis explained how the new bill would help push back against Big Tech’s massive power.

“Really Florida is a trailblazer, yet again, on another issue that’s really important to not just millions of Floridians but really tens of millions of Americans,” DeSantis said.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Florida: Man Leaves Feces at Synagogue, Screams ‘Jews Should Die’

Another manifestation of the legitimization of the “Palestinian” jihad and retailing of jihad propaganda by the international left and the establishment media.

“Man leaves feces, hurls remarks outside Florida synagogue,” Hamas-linked Associated Press, May 24, 2021 (thanks to Elizabeth).

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Former NY Times Science Editor Slams Media Over Dismissal of COVID Lab Origin

Former New York Times science editor Nicholas Wade slammed the mainstream media for its early attempts to amplify Chinese propaganda by dismissing the lab leak origin of COVID as a “conspiracy theory.”

After a U.S. intelligence report confirmed that three researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology became so sick in November 2019 that they required hospital treatment, it’s become untenable for the media to continue to claim the whole issue is baseless.

According to Wade, the U.S. media was complicit in “a sustained Chinese propaganda effort” because of its failure to “take off its political glasses” and look at the cold hard facts.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Georgia Governor Signs Executive Order Banning COVID-19 Vaccine Passports

Georgia joins the growing list of states that have banned COVID-19 vaccine passports over privacy concerns.

Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed an executive order Tuesday preventing the state government from implementing or assisting private entities that seek to utilize vaccine passports. Kemp cited privacy and security concerns, declaring that getting vaccinated is a personal choice made by an individual.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Gunman Ambushes Man, Woman in Parked Car in ‘Quiet’ Philly Neighborhood

A man was shot and killed in the driver seat of a Mercedes parked on Bainbridge Street while a woman was shot and injured in Philadelphia’s Queen Village neighborhood Monday night

A man from outside the city died and a woman was hurt in a late-night shooting in Philadelphia’s normally quiet Queen Village neighborhood. Surveillance video captured the deadly ambush.

Police rushed to 2nd and Bainbridge streets — a block from a popular stretch of South Street — around 11:45 p.m. Monday after receiving multiple 911 calls about a shooting, Philadelphia police said.

Officers found a man who was in his 30s shot multiple times in the neck and chest in the driver’s seat of a Mercedes-Benz sedan parked on Bainbridge, investigators said. He was rushed to the hospital where he died a short time later…

           — Hat tip: DV [Return to headlines]
 

Instagram Censored California Governor Candidate Kevin Paffrath Who Called Gavin Newsom a “Weenie Baby”

A post from a candidate for the California gubernatorial seat announcing his candidacy was temporarily removed from Instagram. In the post, Kevin Paffrath, a YouTuber and real estate investor, called incumbent Gov. Gavin Newsom a “weenie baby.”

In a video posted on YouTube, Paffrath asserted that his post was not removed by an algorithm, considering it had remained uncensored for more than 24 hours.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Man Gets 20 Months for Plan to Burn Seattle Police Precinct During Protests

SEATTLE — An Alaska man was sentenced to 20 months in prison for trying to set fire to a Seattle police precinct during last summer’s racial justice protests.

Desmond David-Pitts pleaded guilty to a federal arson conspiracy charge in January, acknowledging he set a fire to trash piled outside the Seattle Police Department’s East Precinct Aug. 24 while others tried to bar a door to keep officers from leaving.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Pentagon to Monitor Military Members’ Social Media Accounts

The Pentagon has announced it will trawl member’s social media; critics are concerned military members could be punished for “lack of wokeness.”

With Bishop Garrison leading the way, the Pentagon will “continuously” trawl member’s social media for “extremist and concerning behaviour” to fight the threat of extremism in the armed forces. Bishop Garrison, a senior advisor to President Biden’s Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin, has been criticized heavily by Republicans for being overly woke and pushing an extreme version of critical race theory into the armed forces.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Portland Residents Fear to Venture Downtown After a Year of Violent Riots

The city of Portland has been at the forefront of ongoing riots since the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department last May; and according to recent polls, residents fear to venture downtown as a result.

“Residents across the metro area say downtown Portland has become dirty, unsafe and uninviting and many anticipate visiting the city’s core less often after the pandemic than they did before,” according to a poll conducted by the Oregonian which surveyed 600 Portland residents.

Frequently used words by the respondents of the survey described the current state of Portland as, “destroyed, trashed, riots and sad.”

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Project Veritas Releases More Documents Revealing Facebook’s Censorship of Vaccine-Critical Content

It was reported on Monday that Project Veritas had received leaked information from Facebook employees showing the company’s censorial efforts. The whistleblowers said the company is using “… a tier system to rank and determine how comments should be censored or buried … based on how much the statements question or caution against the COVID-19 vaccination.”

One of the insiders, a data center technician, reportedly “showed documentation detailing an algorithm test being run on 1.5 percent of Facebook and Instagram’s almost 3.8 billion users worldwide.” They claimed that Facebook is “trying to control this content before it even makes it onto your page; before you even see it.”

Project Veritas has come out and said that they now have even more evidence to support their claim.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Rand Paul Responds to Vile Death Threat, Package of White Powder Sent to His Home

The FBI has opened an investigation after Senator Rand Paul was sent a suspicious package containing white powder, as well as a vile death threat.

Politico reported that a large envelope containing the unknown substance is being examined, while Fox News reported that on the front of the envelope there was a picture of Paul bandaged up with a gun pointed at his head and the words “I’ll finish what your neighbor started you motherf—”

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Republicans Introduce Bill Allowing Families to Send Children to the School of Their Choice

Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) introduced a bill Thursday that provided families with direct education funds instead of institutions, which would allow students to attend the school of their choice. The CHOICE Act would allow low-income families to use federal education funds that best suits their child’s needs, according to a press release.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Rutgers Law School Drops Policy That Forced Student Groups to Promote Critical Race Theory

Rutgers Law School has rescinded the school’s constitutional amendment that required any student group seeking funding from the Student Bar Association (SBA) to plan an event that promotes critical race theory.

The SBA previously required any group seeking more than $250 to promote critical race theory; 19 out of 22 groups requested more than $250 last year.

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) sent a letter to Rutgers University asking the SBA to rescind the requirement, saying that public universities must distribute funding in a belief-neutral manner.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Seattle City Council Votes Unanimously to Move 911 Dispatch Out of Police Control to New Civilian-Led Center

Seattle City Council unanimously voted Monday to move 911 dispatching operations out of the control of the Seattle Police Department and into the hands of a newly established civilian-led Community Safety and Communications Center.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Student Calls for Probe of Columbia Prof Who Called Him ‘Neo-Nazi, ‘ Told Him to ‘Drop Dead’ For Defending Trump

A Baruch College student is calling for an investigation into a Columbia University politics professor who called him a “Neo-nazi murderer lover” and told him to “drop dead.”

In April, Gabriel Montalvo, a student at Queensborough Community College at the time, took to Facebook to comment on a political cartoon critical of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus epidemic.

“People choose what they want to see and everyone has an opinion,” Montalvo wrote in response to the cartoon. He also noted it wasn’t helpful that media outlets had been usingfootage of crowded Italian hospitals to criticize Trump for America’s coronavirus problems.

He soon received a response from Columbia Professor Jeffrey Lax, who accused Trump of “murdering his own people through lies and actively horrible choices.”

From there, the conversation devolved, with Lax defending House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for ripping up Trump’s “racist bullshit speech” in 2020.

“Why don’t you just drop dead, you neo-nazi enabler,” Lax told Montalvo.

“How ironic that the most educated person on this thread is also the most incompetent who results in playground insults,” Montalvo answered. “Rather than having a discussion you would rather me die? Aren’t you a political science educator? I could only hope that the students who take your course get a refund.”

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Suspect Arrested in Attack on Jewish Man in Times Square During Protests

A second man suspected of attacking a Jewish man in New York’s Times Square last week was arrested Monday, police announced.

Faisal Elezzi, 25, of Staten Island, is charged with assault as a hate crime, menacing as a hate crime and aggravated harassment as a hate crime, the New York City Police Department said.

Elezzi is one of five men suspected of assaulting Joseph Borgen, 29, while making antisemitic statements during rival pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian protests in Midtown on Thursday, according to the NYPD.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Suspect Arrested in Shooting Deaths of Two Motorcycle Riders

WENTWORTH, N.C. — A suspect in the shooting deaths of two motorcyclists and the wounding of third in North Carolina has been taken into custody in Kentucky, a sheriff said Tuesday.

Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page told a news conference Tuesday afternoon that Kentucky State Police had taken Martin Calvin Cox Jr. into custody without incident. Page had neither an age nor an address for Cox, but said it was believed he lived in the area.

Page said Cox is charged with murder. He is being held in the Bullitt County jail pending his return to North Carolina. The sheriff said his office worked on the case with authorities in Kentucky as well state and federal law enforcement.

The sheriff’s office said the shootings occurred on the U.S. Highway 29 bypass in Reidsville near N.C. Highway 14 on Monday. Page said investigators believe the victims were targeted by the suspect, but he provided no additional details.

Lt. Kevin Suthard said in a news release that the investigators believe the shots were fired from a red Dodge dually pickup truck, which the sheriff said had been recovered…

           — Hat tip: JW [Return to headlines]
 

Two Black Penn State Professors Reported “Deeply Distressing” Noose Outside Their Home. It Was Part of a Swing Set.

Two black university professors at Penn State University reported seeing a “noose” in a tree behind their house. They were wrong: it was part of a swing set.

The duo told Penn student newspaper the Daily Collegian that they found the incident “deeply distressing to them and their family” and the local media outlet, the Centre Daily Times, reported that the professors believed the noose was placed on the tree to harass them on purpose.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Video: News Reporter Talks About “Police Reform” As Gunshots Ring Out at George Floyd Square

Numerous people are pointing out the chilling irony of a video which shows a news reporter talking about “police reform” at George Floyd Square as a criminal gunman began firing shots.

The one year anniversary of Floyd’s death has provided Black Lives Matter activists and their slavishly sympathetic mainstream media echo chamber yet another opportunity to push divisive rhetoric and extremist policies.

One such news reporter was doing precisely that by beginning a monologue about “police reform” while live from George Floyd Square in Minneapolis, only to be interrupted by the sound of gunfire.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Video: Tucker Carlson Blasts Fauci, Who, Media for Lying About Coronavirus Lab Leak for a Year

Outspoken host Tucker Carlson outlined Monday how the possibility of a lab leak causing the coronavirus outbreak was dismissed and lied about for over a year by those directing the pandemic response, and is only now emerging as a serious prospect because of the persistence of those who refused to be silenced.

“Pretty much every sane person acknowledges at this point that the government of China likely caused the single worst man-made disaster in human history,” Carlson noted, citing the release of a US intelligence document acknowledging that workers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology were hospitalised in November 2019.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Video: Biden White House Refuses to Investigate COVID Origin; Warns Americans Off Lab Leak Theory

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki declared Monday that evidence pointing to a Chinese lab leak causing the coronavirus pandemic does not constitute “enough data and information to jump to a conclusion,” and indicated that the US will not conduct its own investigation.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

What Could Go Wrong? Nearly 200 Minneapolis Police Officers Have Retired Since George Floyd Killing

According to a recently retired Minneapolis police officer, nearly 200 cops have left the force in the last year because they feel “helpless.”

“You take away loitering laws and the ability to pursue vehicles. You don’t have to stop for the police in Minneapolis anymore, thanks to Mayor Frey and the city council. Cops get frustrated,” said Steve Dykstra, who left the force last summer, adding that he refuses to be a “stand-down cop.”

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

“You Should Have a Choice How You Live Your Life”: Protests Against Lockdown Peacefully Continue in Toronto

This Saturday at the Toronto anti-lockdown protest/freedom rally, it was clear that things have cooled off with regards to police engagement, though not entirely.

The city continues to deploy Toronto’s finest arbitrarily to Queen’s Park to guard a single statue, seemingly as a show of force against the protesters that gather there.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Breaking: Victory for Full Gospel Outreach Centre After Prosecutor Tosses $14,000 No Mask Fine

The Prince Albert, Saskatchewan church received the fine after a 100 day revival where they drew the ire of the mayor and a local First Nations Chief.

The church was blamed for a COVID-19 outbreak and called a superspreader event responsible for cases across several jurisdictions.

But, the outbreak may have actually spread to the church from the local casino. The church was fined and ordered closed for 30 days; however, the casino was not.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

New Brunswick Woman Arrested, Pinned by Cops for Entering Store While Mask Exempt

Wendy Kirkland is medically exempt from following the mask bylaw in her town of Woodstock, New Brunswick. It’s also her right not to be forced to share her private medical information with total strangers just to get a little shopping done.

In the time before the lockdown, society at large understood privacy and the notion that some disabilities are unseen but nevertheless real. Now in the toxic social soup of constant COVID hysteria, seeing someone with a bare face in a grocery store doesn’t trigger understanding about a possibly invisible medical condition, but can instead lead to police being called, tickets being issued for non compliance with mask bylaws, and in the case of Wendy, something much, much worse.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Nova Scotia RCMP Officers Lie in Wait to Ticket Partygoers

Halifax District RCMP officers have charged nine people under Nova Scotia’s Health Protection Act for attending a house party in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia.

At 9:35 p.m. Sunday night, officers arrived at a residence with loud music and strobe lights, hosting an estimated 30 people inside. Upon arrival, officers reported that all went dark and silent and that they were refused entry to the property.

The officers then waited near the residence for individuals to depart, later issuing a total of nine tickets worth $2,422 each. It is unclear if other attendees departed the residence undetected by police.

Nova Scotia RCMP state that more tickets may follow as investigation into the alleged house party continues.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Nova Scotia Food Truck Owner Fined $11k for Maskless Employees

RCMP issued a fine for $11,622.50 to the owner of a food truck after receiving a complaint that employees were not wearing masks.

Police in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia responded to a call yesterday afternoon, and the owner of the business advised that they refused to wear a mask because the public health restrictions are not “law.”

The business was charged for operating in contravention of mask requirements under the province’s Health Protection Act.

Yarmouth is a small town on the southwest of the maritime province. Since the start of the pandemic, Nova Scotia has recorded 74 deaths from COVID-19.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Pastor Art Pawlowski Tells His Life Story: From Communism to Man of God

A gun-carrying smuggler and private banker escapes communism and pursues his dream of coming to Canada, when a miracle directs his life towards serving God’s purpose.

This is not the logline of an upcoming Hallmark film, it is Artur Pawlowski’s life.

His story is unbelievable, and without knowing what he has lived through, it may be difficult to understand his uncompromising passion.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Post-Jail Interview: Pastor Tim Stephens on His Arrest, His Church and His Faith

Tim Stephens is now the third pastor in Alberta to have been imprisoned for continuing to worship in defiance of restrictions implemented by the Government of Alberta and Alberta Health Services.

The Western Standard reported that alongside Pastor Artur Pawlowski, Pastor James Coates and Chris Scott of the Whistle Stop Café, Pastor Tim Stephens has been specifically targeted by Health Minister Tyler Shandro as a high-profile rule violator.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

As Many as 100,000 Businesses May Go Bankrupt in Germany: Report

City centers, already threatened by rising number of large suburban shopping malls and online retail, could see a further decline in coming years, Gerd Landsberg, CEO of the German Association of Towns and Municipalities (DStGB), told regional newspaper Rheinische Post.

City centers in Germany, with downtown pedestrian streets having been nearly deserted for months during the coronavirus pandemic, may never fully recover because more people than ever have “recognized and reaped the benefits of online shopping”, said Landsberg, who said the DStGB represents some 14,000 municipalities.

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EU Sanctions Belarus for “State Terrorism,” National Airline Now Banned From Europe’s Airspace

As we noted on Monday European countries, following the example of Lithuania and the UK, are now effectively imposing a ban on European carriers flying through Belarusian airspace after Sunday’s Ryanair incident where the Ireland-based airliner was forcibly diverted from its flight path to land in Minsk, in order for Belarusian authorities to arrest anti-Lukashenko journalist Roman Protasevich.

And simultaneously EU leaders have barred Belarusian airlines from flying over EU territory, which would be devastating to state-owned Belavia’s operations and the Belarusian economy broadly. The UK on Monday confirmed that it has suspended the national Belarusian airline’s operating permit. Protasevich’s girlfriend Sofia Sapega had also been detained. “European leaders meeting in Brussels called for the release of the pair and hit back at Minsk by agreeing to ban Belarusian airlines from the bloc and urging EU-based carriers not to fly over its airspace,” Moscow Times reports.

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Germany: Official Admits That Antisemitic Acts by Muslims or Leftists Are Often Not Reported in Police Records

Mustn’t make the favored and protected groups look bad.

“German Police Downplaying Antisemitism From Muslim Community, Say Experts, Following Latest Outburst of Jew Hatred,” by Ben Cohen, Algemeiner, May 21, 2021.

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Ireland: Extinction Rebellion Activist Accused of Dept of Agriculture Graffiti Attack Has Case Dismissed

AN environmental activist accused of carrying out a graffiti attack on the Department of Agriculture has had her case dismissed.

Orla Murphy (20) had denied causing criminal damage in a protest by the Extinction Rebellion group last year.

Judge John Hughes dismissed the case at Dublin District Court after the prosecution was unable to proceed today.

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Race Relations in UK Have Gotten Worse Since BLM Protests, Say One-in-Three Britons

More than one in three Britons have said that race relations have gotten worse since the Black Lives Matter protests in June 2020.

As the anniversary of the death of American George Floyd, which prompted the prominent resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement in the UK, approached the one-year mark, YouGov asked Britons what they thought of the direction of race relations in the country before and after the protest.

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Socialist British MP Falsely Claims BLM Leader Was Shot for ‘Standing Up for Racial Justice’

Diane Abbott, who is Britain’s first Black female MP, claimed that Black Lives Matter leader Sasha Johnson was shot in the head because she “stood up for racial justice.” However, police and media outlets have reported that the prominent activist was shot in London by four black men when rival gangs clashed Sunday.

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UK Government Wants “All Possible Theories” Explored on Origin of COVID

The UK government issued a statement asserting that “all possible theories” as to the origin of COVID-19 must be explored, becoming the latest official entity to refuse to rule out the lab leak explanation.

The WHO’s investigation into the source of the pandemic outbreak must be “robust, transparent, and independent” and needs to “explore all possible theories,” said the government.

“The investigation needs to explore all possible theories on how COVID-19 made that jump from animals to humans and how it spread and that’s vital to ensure we learn lessons from this crisis and prevent another global pandemic,” Boris Johnson’s official spokesman said.

When asked directly about the theory that the virus was leaked from the Wuhan lab, the spokesman responded, “We want to let the WHO investigation run thoroughly and be carried out properly and then make a judgment from that.”

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UK Police Chiefs Announce Scrutiny Board ‘To Check and Challenge Us’ Post-George Floyd

Britain’s National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) has announced a new Police Plan of Action on Inclusion and Race and Independent Oversight and Scrutiny Board in response to the death of George Floyd in the United States.

“The legitimacy and effectiveness of our policing is built on relationships between the police and the public but there are long-standing challenges in our relationships with many Black communities, explained Sir Dave Thompson, Vice Chair[man] of the National Police Chiefs’ Council and Chair[man] of the new Police Plan of Action on Inclusion and Race, capitalising the word “Black” in the manner prescribed by woke activists and the Associated Press.

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UK Says it Will Fine Facebook if it Allows Private Messaging

Facebook plans to implement end-to-end encryption to its messaging apps, a move that would effectively ensure only the sender and receiver can view messages. The UK’s Home Secretary has said the social media giant was operating in “dangerous territory” and warned the government would impose fines if it let people communicate without being tracked.

Home Secretary Priti Patel expressed her concerns that stronger encryption would jeopardize counterterrorism investigations and precent the interception of other crimes.

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UK Vaccine Recipients Were Secretly Surveilled

The UK government tracked millions of people, without their knowledge, using their phones to gain insights into behavioral changes after vaccination, according to a new report. The government somehow insists the data collection was ethical and no privacy laws were broken.

A report by the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Behaviors (SPI-B) admitted that government funded researchers tracked one in ten people via their phones in February, without the users’ knowledge or permission.

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UK: Authorities Say Black Lives Matter Activist Was Shot in Head by Four Black Men

A leading Black Lives Matter activist in the UK was shot in the head by a gang of four black men, authorities have revealed.

Sasha Johnson was left critically ill after the four men dressed in dark clothing “entered the garden of the property and discharged a firearm,” according to Met Commander Alison Heydari.

The incident occurred at 3am at a property in Peckham, south London, during a house party.

BLM activists initially tried to suggest that the shooting may have been a targeted attack, asserting that Johnson had received death threats prior to the incident.

However, police say there is no evidence Johnson was deliberately targeted and her friend Imarn Ayton told the BBC, “the incident is more related to rival gangs as opposed to her activism.”

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UK: Muslim Cleric Who Helps Cops Spot ‘Extremists’ Calls Israel ‘Terrorist State, ‘ Praises Jihad Terrorists

This epitomizes the British government’s abject incompetence and willful ignorance regarding the ideological roots, nature, and magnitude of the jihad threat. British officials wouldn’t know a “moderate” from an “extremist” if one of them screamed “Allahu akbar” and slit their throats. And while the witless and worthless Daily Mail primly notes that although Chisti referred to “mujahideen,” the term “can also mean those who engage in purely spiritual struggle,” it’s abundantly clear that a spiritual struggle is not what Chisti had in mind, unless you think Saladin defeated the Crusaders by means of prayer and fasting.

“Top imam who helps police to spot extremists labelled Israel a ‘terrorist state’: Priti Patel orders inquiry into speech by prominent Muslim cleric,” by David Rose, Daily Mail, May 23, 2021.

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UK: Sasha Johnson’s Political Party Criticise Cops, Question Reports Gang Shot Her Accidentally

The political party of BLM activist Sasha Johnson is furious that her shooting “has been portrayed as a ‘black on black crime’ and a ‘gang crime’,” criticising the police and suggesting she may have been the victim of “a hate crime or a targeted attack at worst”.

Johnson, a member of the Taking the Initiative Party’s Executive Leadership Committee who is also linked to the separate New Black Panther Party UK, was shot in the head at a house party in the early hours of Sunday morning in Southwark, London, leaving her in critical condition.

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Biden to Meet Putin Face-to-Face Next Month in Switzerland

President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to have an in-person meeting on June 16 in Geneva, Switzerland.

The White House and the Kremlin both released statements in anticipation of the meeting between the world leaders. Biden’s press secretary Jen Psaki announced via press statement: “The leaders will discuss the full range of pressing issues, as we seek to restore predictability and stability to the U.S.-Russia relationship.”

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Azerbaijan Destroying All Traces of Christian Heritage, Using Armenian Gravestones to Build Roads

Azerbaijan is working from the Islamic assumption that jahiliyya, the society of unbelievers, is worthless trash, to be treated with contempt. The Qur’an suggests that the destroyed remnants of ancient non-Muslim civilizations are a sign of Allah’s punishment of those who rejected his truth: “Many were the ways of life that have passed away before you: travel through the earth, and see what was the end of those who rejected truth.” (Qur’an 3:137) Accordingly, destroying the artifacts of non-Muslim civilizations is an act of Islamic piety.

“Azerbaijan Uses Armenian Gravestones To Build Roads,” International Christian Concern, May 22, 2021.

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India: Uttar Pradesh: Fruit Vendor Md Farman Caught Spitting on Cut Watermelons, Arrested by Muzaffarnagar Police

Several incidents of food vendors and sellers deliberately spitting on the food has come to light in the recent past. Despite arrests, the incidents seem to continue. In yet another incident, a man named Mohammad Farman was caught spitting on watermelons being sold by him in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh.

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Pakistan: National Assembly Member Praises Hitler for Killing Jews

She’s a member of the Pakistani National Assembly, not the U.S. Congress, but it’s easy to see how one might get confused.

“Pakistani politician praises Hitler for killing Jews,” The JC, May 24, 2021.

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Chinese Communists Arrest Bishop, Ten Priests, As Church Prays for China

ROME — Officials of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) have arrested the bishop of Xinxiang along with 10 priests, in an apparent attempt to apply further pressure to the illegal underground Catholic Church, Asianews reported Monday.

Police took the bishop and priests to a hotel where they have been kept in solitary confinement and subjected to “political sessions” to indoctrinate them with the CCP’s understanding of religious freedom, reported AsiaNews, the official press agency of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions.

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John Cena Begs for Forgiveness on Weibo After Referring to Taiwan as a Country

Hollywood star and WWE superstar John Cena apologized to his Chinese fans on Monday for referring to Taiwan as a country in an interview a few weeks ago on Taiwanese broadcaster TVBS. China still refuses to recognize Taiwan as its own country.

“Taiwan is the first country that can watch the ninth installment of the Fast & Furious movie franchise,” Cena said in Mandarin in a May 8 interview on TVBS. He learned Mandarin so he could promote WWE enterprises in China.

Cena corrected his “mistake” in a video message to Chinese fans on the Chinese Twitter-like social media app Weibo.

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US Towns Buy Spy Tools From Chinese Companies Whose Tech Targets Uighurs in China

Hikvision and Dahua are among Chinese companies who have sold their surveillance systems to over a hundred US cities and counties, despite the fact that both were blacklisted by the US government in 2019 for manufacturing equipment suspected of helping China carry out human rights abuses.

On the other hand, US federal agencies are also prohibited from buying or renewing existing contracts to thwart any Chinese espionage efforts in the US.

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Vox Stealth Edits Older Article “Debunking” Wuhan Lab Theory

Some large media outlets and “fact checkers” don’t appear to be above non-transparently revising articles, as they scramble to bring their reporting about the origin of coronavirus up to speed with the latest official position — i.e., that the outbreak may have started in a Chinese lab, after all.

This is the possibility mentioned last week by CDC Director Anthony Fauci. Previously, any mention of the lab in Wuhan, China, being the place where the virus was engineered, rather than emerging spontaneously in nature, was declared a conspiracy theory and banished from large social networks.

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Washington Post Journalist Forced to Eat Crow Over Wuhan Lab Leak Theory

Washington Post journalist Glenn Kessler is facing ridicule after reporting that the lab leak origin of COVID is now “credible” having previously attacked Senator Ted Cruz for saying the same thing.

Back in May 2020, Cruz responded to Kessler’s assertion that the lab leak theory was “doubtful” by accusing the news outlet of “abandoning all pretenses of journalism to produce CCP propaganda.”

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Right Wing Extremism is Growing in Australia and Now Makes Up 50 Per Cent of Counter-Terror Investigations, Spy Boss Reveals

Australia’s spy chief has sent a chilling warning on the rise of right-wing extremism that is taking over their workload.

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Snow Falls in Western Australia’s Outback as Monster Cold Front Sweeps Across the Country — Bringing Rain, Strong Winds and Freezing Temperatures

Snow flakes blanketed parts of Western Australia’s Great Southern region on Tuesday as a strong cold brings rain and cool temperature’s to the country’s southwest.

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Nigeria: Muslims Raid Christian Home, Murder a 21-Year-Old Mother and a 19-Year-Old Man

Time for Biden’s handlers to go hunting for more “white supremacists.”

“Young Mother, 19-Year-Old Christian Killed in Central Nigeria,” Morning Star News, May 21, 2021.

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro Fined Breaking COVID Rules

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has been issued with a fine for failing to follow pandemic health regulations at a public event in Maranhao state.

Driving the news: Maranhao’s leftist governor, Flavio Dino, tweeted late Friday that the far-right president would be fined “for the promotion … of gatherings with no sanitary safeguards,” noting that masks are mandatory and gatherings of over 100 people are banned in the state.

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Islamic Terrorists, Moroccan Soldiers Snuck in Spanish Enclave During Border Rush

Radical jihadists and members of the Moroccan military illegally entered the Spanish enclave of Ceuta during a historic border rush last week, according to reports.

Spanish authorities are working to track down known Islamic terrorists who blended in among roughly 10,000 migrants who stormed the autonomous city, which lies on the African continent.

Moroccan officials say they spotted the jihadists, who were under surveillance since returning from fighting in Syria, in photos taken during the siege.

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Migrants Continuing to Enter U.K. Through English Port of Dover

You definitely won’t see this type of coverage in the mainstream media, but we got word that hundreds of illegal immigrants have been travelling to the ports of Dover, England on a daily basis. I went down to Dover to see for myself just how big the scale of this illegal immigration really is.

We contacted Steve Laws, an independent reporter who is on the ground at the ports every day accurately counting the migrants coming in. In order to get the truth, we knew we had to meet with Steve to get a sense of what is really happening at the Port of Dover.

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Pakistani Arrested After Allegedly Raping 65-Year-Old Greek Woman

Green police have arrested a 30-year-old migrant from Pakistan on suspicion of breaking into the home of a 65-year-old woman and raping her.

The migrant had broken into the senior citizen’s home in Thebes, entering through a balcony door in what was suspected of having initially been a robbery attempt.

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Aylmer’s Trans Community (Pop. 2) Protests Outdoor Sermon at Church of God, Calls Cops on Rebel News

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any weirder in this day and age of COVID insanity, things become bat-shite crazy!

Last Sunday, we visited the Church of God in Aylmer, Ont. Two days prior to that, Ontario Superior Court Justice Bruce Thomas had ordered that new locks be placed on the exterior doors of the church. This was done to punish this place of worship for allegedly ignoring the Wuhan virus gathering rules. The church was also fined $117,000. Gross.

But that didn’t stop the sermon from going on — it was simply shifted outdoors. And a fun time was had by all.

Well, not all. Apparently, the transgender community of Aylmer loathes concepts such as freedom to assemble and freedom to worship. Odd, that. Aren’t these the same folks who demand that society be more tolerant and accepting of them?

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Kelloggs Launches Gay Pride Cereal That Encourages Buyer to Choose Characters’ Pronouns

Kelloggs has launched a special gay pride cereal that encourages buyers to choose the pronouns of characters such as Toucan Sam.

Yes, really.

“Friend sent this to me. I had know idea that Tony the Tiger and the Toucan Sam were dating,” tweeted Dave Rubin.

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Pope Francis Calls for ‘Green Economics, ‘ ‘Green Education, ‘ ‘Green Spirituality’

ROME — Pope Francis issued a dire report on the state of the planet Tuesday, insisting the earth is suffering the worst environmental crisis of its history.

For a long time, the earth “has suffered from the wounds that we cause due to a predatory attitude, which makes us feel like owners of the planet and its resources and authorizes us to irresponsibly use the goods that God has given us,” the pope declared in a video message for the launch of the Laudato Si platform, a seven-year ecological project.

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The Great French War on Gender-Neutral Writing: Commentary

The spread and subsequent prohibition of so-called inclusive or gender-neutral spelling has also provoked a great social debate in France. Proponents of the practice say they want to increase women’s visibility, while opponents say they disfigure and make the French language illegible.

Francois Jolivet, a French pro-government MP, submitted a bill to parliament in February to ban inclusive — i.e. gender-neutral — writing for civil servants in the civil service, supported by both the ruling party and the opposition.

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Training in ‘Gender Identity’ Required for NYC Employees

New York City employees are now required to complete an online training session developed by the city that goes into gender expression and sexual harassment.

“The new law establishes minimum standards for sexual harassment prevention policies and training. All New York State employers are required to either adopt and use the State’s model policy and training as-is, or to use the models as a basis to establish their own policy and training,” states the New York State law that requires the training.

The training, developed by the New York City Commission on Human Rights, satisfies state and city requirements for mandatory sexual harassment training that was signed into law back in 2019.

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  1. George Floyd killed George Floyd. Death by misadventure. Full stop.

    The cop he encountered as he succumbed to his self administered fentanyl (and if I recall correctly also meth) may be a bully and a proper ass but he’s not a murderer. He was so totally in the wrong place at the wrong time. My hope is that he is found not guilty of all crimes on appeal and is somehow made whole. My expectation is a little different from that.

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