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JUST IN: Gun Control Advocates Get BAD News

(Breitbart) – Last week Breitbart News reported on a poll from the far-left Washington Post showing a sharp overall decrease in public support for new and more stringent gun control laws. A deeper look inside the poll shows something even more amazing: the sharpest drop came from young people.

In April of 2018, 65 percent of those aged 18-29 said they supported new gun control laws, specifically “red flag” laws and a limit on magazine capacity. Some three years later that number plummeted 20 full points to just 45 percent.

More [emphasis added]:

The preference for enacting new gun laws aimed at reducing firearm violence has dropped by 7 percent overall since the last corresponding survey was conducted in April 2018. Percentage drops were seen in nearly every demographic divide. In that time period, 20 percent of Hispanics pulled back from supporting new gun laws, falling to 50 percent . An increase in rural Americans also now say they want no new gun restrictions, down 17 points to 30 percent.

Should we believe this poll? After all, most polls are fake, especially when they come from discredited outlets like the Washington Post. Well, I’m inclined to believe fake media polls when the results oppose whatever propaganda the media are pushing, and as we have seen over the past few months one narrative the fake media have been pushing is gun control. Shooting after shooting (but only if the shooter is a white guy) has been amplified into promoting His Fraudulency Joe Biden’s gun-grabbing cause.

So, yes, I believe this poll because it’s a poll we all know the frauds at the Washington Post were loath to release. We should also assume every trick possible was played to rig the poll, so the news for those of us who support Second Amendment civil rights is probably better than the poll suggests.

Another question, then, is why? Why are young people (and Hispanics) turning against gun control all of a sudden?

Well, lots of reasons…

The first is all the violence in the streets at the hands of the domestic terrorists in Antifa and Black Lives Matter. No sane person can look at this government-approved mob action and come to the conclusion that further restrictions on a person’s God-given right to defend themselves is a sane idea.

When you watch swarms of Democrat Brownshirts attacking innocent people like something out of a zombie movie, the need for a high-capacity magazine comes into full focus.

Also key is my use of the phrase “government-sanctioned.” Everyone knows the Democrat party approves of and supports these riots, especially at the local level where the de facto legalization of domestic terrorism is taking place as local and state Democrats refuse to prosecute these marauders.

What’s more, as more and more time passes, these terrorists become more and more emboldened. This means the future is uncertain and could be one where the terrorists move into residential neighborhoods, maybe even Rural America (good luck with that).

In an environment where violent left-wing fascists are given free reign to burn, loot, and murder, you want to be armed to the teeth.

Another factor might be simple rebellion.

Young Americans – God bless ’em – are naturally wired to rebel against the establishment and over the last few years – especially as the corporate media have come out of the closet as full-blown leftists – it’s increasingly clear that The Establishment (media, academia, government, tech, corporations, entertainment) is made up of only one ideology, and young people are going to rebel against that.

Also, don’t underestimate young people’s revulsion towards all things Woketard, and everything associated with Woketards, which definitely includes gun control. Woketardery is anti-human nature and young people have the most to lose if this fascist ideology is allowed to define the future.

Finally, there’s alternative media now. We’re every bit as powerful as the corporate media. This means that young, tech-savvy adults interested in the truth can actually find it. And now that everyone knows outlets like the Washington Post, New York Times , CNNLOL, PBS, NPR, NBC News, etc., are propagandists who lie more often than not, more and more young people are undoubtedly looking around for alternative arguments and points of view, which they can find all over the Internet. A good example is Breitbart’s own award-winning AWR Hawkins , whose coverage of this issue is detailed, knowledgeable, filled with context, and accurate.

The truth really is out there.

Polls like this one are why I don’t allow the fake media to gaslight me into despair, into believing I’m vastly outnumbered. We are not. We just need to keep telling the truth, keep making our arguments, and keep the faith. This is still America. The only places that are no longer America are the cities where Democrats run and ruin everything.

Elsewhere, especially in Rural America , everything’s better than fine… It’s normal, nice, clean, safe, free of racial tensions, and sane.

www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/05/09/nolte-support-for-gun-control-plummets-with-young-people-hispanics/

Liz Cheney ‘Orchestrated Unprecedented’ GOP Sabotage with WaPo

(Breitbart) – Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY) reportedly “orchestrated unprecedented” Republican sabotage with the Washington Post against former President Donald Trump on January 3.

The New Yorker published an essay Thursday in which Eric Edelman – a “friend” of Cheney’s and a former national security adviser to former Vice President Dick Cheney, Liz Cheney’s father – said Liz Cheney “was the one who generated” a hit piece on Trump in the Post , written by “ten living former Defense Secretaries, including her father.”

“Edelman revealed that Cheney herself secretly orchestrated an unprecedented op-ed in the Washington Post by all ten living former Defense Secretaries, including her father, warning against Trump’s efforts to politicize the military,” The New Yorker wrote.

“The congresswoman not only recruited her father but personally asked others, including Trump’s first Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis, to participate,” the magazine continued.

Edelman is quoted as explaining, “She was the one who generated it, because she was so worried about what Trump might do. It speaks to the degree that she was concerned about the threat to our democracy that Trump represented.”

But the story gets more interesting. Cheney also wrote a memo with her husband and “circulated it on January 3 to the entire House Republican Conference.” The memo apparently stated Trump’s claims of election irregularities “set an exceptionally dangerous precedent”:

Little noticed at the time was another Cheney effort to combat Trump’s post-election lies, a twenty-one-page memo written by Cheney and her husband, Phil Perry, an attorney, and circulated on January 3rd to the entire House Republican Conference.

In it, Cheney debunked Trump’s false claims about election fraud and warned her colleagues that voting to overturn the election results, as Trump was insisting, would “set an exceptionally dangerous precedent.”

It is important to note Cheney’s sabotage of Trump occurred even before January 6 and far ahead of her vote to impeach Trump on his way out of office.

Cheney is now facing ejection as Chair of the GOP Conference due to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) concern over “her ability to carry out the job as conference chair” and “the [Republican] message.”

McCarthy’s comment steered Cheney to fortify herself in a Washington Post op-ed Wednesday afternoon by accusing McCarthy of having a “changed … story” on Republican caucus politics, claiming she is the true “conservative Republican.”

Politico Playbook argued Thursday Cheney has “already accepted her fate” of being replaced in a vote presumably coming mid-May.

“House Republican sources tell us Cheney is ‘checked out’ and already accepting her fate. Unlike the last attempt to oust her in February, which she handily defeated, she’s not making calls or whipping,” Politico Playbook wrote .

CNN noted Cheney met “off-the-record” with Fox News board member Paul Ryan to shore up rumors of her ouster.

Breitbart News reported that Bill Kristol, editor-at-large of the Bulwark, ” recognized the meeting as perhaps Cheney’s last gasp to remain in power”

“Super cool of Paul Ryan to listen to all that from Liz Cheney, whom he probably agrees with, and then … go back to his well-compensated position on the board of Fox News Corporation,” he tweeted.

www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/05/07/report-liz-cheney-orchestrated-gop-sabotage-wapo/

BREAKING: U.S. Hit by MAJOR Cyberattack Forces

(Zerohedge) – The largest gasoline pipeline on the East Coast, and the US in general, was shut down on Friday after its operator struggled to contain a cyberattack which threatened its systems . The 5,500-mile Colonial Pipeline, which is the single largest refined-products pipeline in the United States, halted transit as the company was forced to take ‘certain systems offline to contain the threat, which has temporarily halted all pipeline operations,’ according to The Wall Street Journal on Saturday. It’s reportedly still offline into early Saturday .

Colonial’s network is responsible for supplying fuel that originates with refiners on the Gulf Coast to most of the eastern and southern US, accounting for over 2.5 million barrels per day in gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel, or other refined products transferred, making up 45% of all the East Coast’s fuel supply . It spans from Texas through southern states and up to New Jersey.

‘At this time, our primary focus is the safe and efficient restoration of our service and our efforts to return to normal operation,’ the Alpharetta, Georgia-based company stated . ‘This process is already underway, and we are working diligently to address this matter and to minimize disruption to our customers.’

The disruption earlier in the day Friday saw Gulf Coast cash prices for gasoline and diesel push lower, though longer-term price effects will depend on just how long the lines remain shut. If the closure persists further into the weekend or even early next week, it’s very likely to send gasoline prices soaring.

The last time there was a significant shutdown of Colonial’s lines was during Hurricane Harvey in 2017, which shot spot Gulf Coast gasoline prices to a five-year high and diesel to near a four-year high.

This fresh cyberattack against vital American infrastructure has reportedly already seen federal agencies and law enforcement get involved, alongside a third-party cybersecurity firm brought in by Colonial to launch an investigation. Some of the early details of the investigation suggest a ransomware attack, which is being reported as follows :

The Washington Post reported that ransomware was used in the attack , citing two U.S. officials it didn’t identify. It wasn’t clear if the attack was carried out by foreign government hackers or a criminal group, the officials told the Post. In ransomware attacks, hackers typically encrypt an organization’s computer files and then demand a ransom payment to unlock the data .

Though there appears little in the way of culprits or suspected individuals or entities that may have carried out the attack at this early period of the investigation, we can expect the Biden administration to hold this up as a prime example of why his ambitious cybersecurity and power grid protection initiative is urgent and essential.

It also comes after the White House’s April 15 sanctions rollout targeting Russian officials and entities for alleged involvement in the SolarWinds hack . The need for an overhaul of cybersecurity and protections of US government and civil infrastructure networks has been a major theme of this administration, also stemming from leading Democrats quickly blaming Moscow for pretty much every hack which targets American companies or agencies for much of the past five years, despite cases often lacking any evidence as to responsible parties. The Iranians and Chinese have also increasingly brought in alongside the Russians as prime nefarious actors in terms of cyberthreats.

However, as was recently admitted in a Wired piece on the Oldsmar, Florida water supply systems hack wherein chemicals were added to the town’s water at dangerous levels, there’s also many instances of ‘unsophisticated’ lone wolf hackers able to sometimes penetrate overly exposed systems .

But there’s little doubt that in this major instance of the Colonial pipeline going offline, we expect any moment to hear screams of ‘Russians!’ – even before any evidence is publicly made available, if it gets presented at all.

www.zerohedge.com/energy/cyberattack-forces-shutdown-largest-fuel-pipeline-united-states

Walt Disney Co. Tells Employees to Reject Equality and Strive for ‘Equity’

(Breitbart) – The Walt Disney Co. is reportedly promoting critical race theory to its employees, encouraging them to reject equality and strive for “equity,” which company literature defines as “equality of outcome.”

The Hollywood studio is also allegedly telling employees that qualities such as “timeliness” and “comprehensiveness” help to perpetuate “white supremacy culture.”

In an article published Friday in City Journal , Christopher F. Rufo said he has obtained whistleblower documents related to Disney’s “diversity and inclusion” program, called “Reimagine Tomorrow.” He said he spoke to multiple Disney employees who claim the program has become “deeply politicized and engulfed parts of the company in racial conflict.”

Rufo is a leading opponent of critical race theory, spearheading a legal effort to reject the divisive ideology by preventing it from being taught in public schools.

It remains unclear if Disney’s program is mandatory for employees. It’s also unclear how long the program has been in place.

The purported internal Disney document puts forth a series of training modules on “antiracism,” including one claiming the United States has “long history of systemic racism and transphobia.” It also said white employees must “work through feelings of guilt, shame, and defensiveness to understand what is beneath them and what needs to be healed.”

Another module, called “What Can I Do About Racism?,” tells employees that they should reject “equality” and instead strive for “equity,” with a focus on “the equality of outcome.” Employees are urged to “reflect” on America’s “racist infrastructure” and “think carefully about whether or not your wealth, income, treatment by the criminal justice system, employment, access to housing, health care, political power, and education might be different if you were of a different race.”

The document reportedly claims that certain values such as “competition,” “individualism,” “timeliness,” and “comprehensiveness” help to “perpetuate white supremacy culture.”

Rufo reported he also obtained an internal video in which Disney executive chairman Bob Iger pledged that the company “should be taking a stand” on political controversies and no longer “shy away from politics” in the future.

Disney spokeswoman Zenia Mucha didn’t reply to a request for comment from Breitbart News.

The revelation comes as Disney continues to remain silent about its collaboration with authorities in China’s western Xinjiang province during the making of the live-action movie Mulan . Authorities in Xinjiang have overseen concentration camps of ethnic minority Uyghurs and have reportedly presided over the systematic rape of minority women.

Disney isn’t the only Hollywood studio that has jumped on the CRT bandwagon. Netflix recently announced it has acquired a handful of titles by “antiracism” professor Ibram X. Kendi to be turned into programming for young viewers, including toddlers.

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www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2021/05/08/report-walt-disney-co-promotes-critical-race-theory-to-employees-telling-them-to-reject-equality-and-strive-for-equity/

Webb: This Biden Proposal Could Make The US A ‘Digital Dictatorship’

(Zerohedge) – Authored by Whitney Webb via UnlimitedHangout.com,

A “new” proposal by the Biden administration to create a health-focused federal agency modeled after DARPA is not what it appears to be. Promoted as a way to “end cancer,” this resuscitated “health DARPA” conceals a dangerous agenda.

Oura Ring biometric tracker.

Last Wednesday, President Biden was widely praised in mainstream and health-care-focused media for his call to create a “new biomedical research agency” modeled after the US military’s “high-risk, high-reward” Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA. As touted by the president, the agency would seek to develop “innovative” and “breakthrough” treatments for cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and diabetes, with a call to “end cancer as we know it.”

Far from “ending cancer” in the way most Americans might envision it, the proposed agency would merge “national security” with “health security” in such as way as to use both physical and mental health “warning signs” to prevent outbreaks of disease or violence before they occur. Such a system is a recipe for a technocratic “pre-crime” organization with the potential to criminalize both mental and physical illness as well as “wrongthink.”

The Biden administration has asked Congress for $6.5 billion to fund the agency, which would be largely guided by Biden’s recently confirmed top science adviser, Eric Lander. Lander, formerly the head of the Silicon Valley-dominated Broad Institute, has been controversial for his ties to eugenicist and child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein and his relatively recent praise for James Watson, an overtly racist eugenicist. Despite that, Lander is set to be confirmed by the Senate and Congress and is reportedly significantly enthusiastic about the proposed new “health DARPA.”

This new agency, set to be called ARPA-H or HARPA, would be housed within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and would raise the NIH budget to over $51 billion. Unlike other agencies at NIH, ARPA-H would differ in that the projects it funds would not be peer reviewed prior to approval; instead hand-picked program managers would make all funding decisions. Funding would also take the form of milestone-driven payments instead of the more traditional multiyear grants.

ARPA-H will likely heavily fund and promote mRNA vaccines as one of the “breakthroughs” that will cure cancer. Some of the mRNA vaccine manufacturers that have produced some of the most widely used COVID-19 vaccines, such as the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, stated just last month that “cancer is the next problem to tackle with mRNA tech” post-COVID. BioNTech has been developing mRNA gene therapies for cancer for years and is collaborating with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to create mRNA-based treatments for tuberculosis and HIV.

Other “innovative” technologies that will be a focus of this agency are less well known to the public and arguably more concerning.

The Long Road to ARPA-H

ARPA-H is not a new and exclusive Biden administration idea; there was a previous attempt to create a “health DARPA” during the Trump administration in late 2019. Biden began to promote the idea during his presidential campaign as early as June 2019, albeit using a very different justification for the agency than what had been pitched by its advocates to Trump. In 2019, the same foundation and individuals currently backing Biden’s ARPA-H had urged then president Trump to create “HARPA,” not for the main purpose of researching treatments for cancer and Alzheimer’s, but to stop mass shootings before they happen through the monitoring of Americans for “neuropsychiatric” warning signs.

Still from HARPA’s video “The Patients Are Waiting: How HARPA Will Change Lives Now”, Source: http://harpa.org

For the last few years, one man has been the driving force behind HARPA-former vice chair of General Electric and former president of NBCUniversal, Robert Wright. Through the Suzanne Wright Foundation (named for his late wife), Wright has spent years lobbying for an agency that “would develop biomedical capabilities-detection tools, treatments, medical devices, cures, etc.-for the millions of Americans who are not benefitting from the current system.” While he, like Biden, has cloaked the agency’s actual purpose by claiming it will be mainly focused on treating cancer, Wright’s 2019 proposal to his personal friend Donald Trump revealed its underlying ambitions.

As first proposed by Wright in 2019, the flagship program of HARPA would be SAFE HOME , short for Stopping Aberrant Fatal Events by Helping Overcome Mental Extremes. SAFE HOME would suck up masses of private data from “Apple Watches, Fitbits, Amazon Echo, and Google Home” and other consumer electronic devices, as well as information from health-care providers to determine if an individual might be likely to commit a crime. The data would be analyzed by artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms “for early diagnosis of neuropsychiatric violence.”

The Department of Justice’s pre-crime approach known as DEEP was activated just months before Trump left office; it was also justified as a way to “stop mass shootings before they happen.” Soon after Biden’s inauguration, the new administration began using information from social media to make pre-crime arrests as part of its approach toward combatting “domestic terror.” Given the history of Silicon Valley companies collaborating with the government on matters of warrantless surveillance , it appears that aspects of SAFE HOME may already be covertly active under Biden, only waiting for the formalization of ARPA-H/HARPA to be legitimized as public policy.

The national-security applications of Robert Wright’s HARPA are also illustrated by the man who was its lead scientific adviser-former head of DARPA’s Biological Technologies Office Geoffrey Ling. Not only is Ling the main scientific adviser of HARPA, but the original proposal by Wright would have Ling both personally design HARPA and lead it once it was established. Ling’s work at DARPA can be summarized by BTO’s stated mission, which is to work toward merging “biology, engineering, and computer science to harness the power of natural systems for national security.” BTO-favored technologies are also poised to be the mainstays of HARPA, which plans to specifically use “advancements in biotechnology, supercomputing, big data, and artificial intelligence” to accomplish its goals.

The direct DARPA connection to HARPA underscores that the agenda behind this coming agency dates back to the failed Bio-Surveillance project of DARPA’s Total Information Awareness program, which was launched after the events of September 11, 2001. TIA’s Bio-Surveillance project sought to develop the “necessary information technologies and resulting prototype capable of detecting the covert release of a biological pathogen automatically, and significantly earlier than traditional approaches,” accomplishing this “by monitoring non-traditional data sources” including “pre-diagnostic medical data” and “behavioral indicators.”

While nominally focused on “bioterrorist attacks,” TIA’s Bio-Surveillance project also sought to acquire early detection capabilities for “normal” disease outbreaks. Bio-Surveillance and related DARPA projects at the time, such as LifeLog, sought to harvest data through the mass use of some sort of wearable or handheld technology. These DARPA programs were ultimately shut down due to the controversy over claims they would be used to profile domestic dissidents and eliminate privacy for all Americans in the US.

That DARPA’s past total surveillance dragnet is coming back to life under a supposedly separate health-focused agency, and one that emulates its organizational model no less, confirms that many TIA-related programs were merely distanced from the Department of Defense when officially shut down. By separating the military from the public image of such technologies and programs, it made them more palatable to the masses, despite the military remaining heavily involved behind the scenes. As Unlimited Hangout has recently reported, major aspects of TIA were merely privatized, giving rise to companies such as Facebook and Palantir, which resulted in such DARPA projects being widely used and accepted. Now, under the guise of the proposed ARPA-H, DARPA’s original TIA would essentially be making a comeback for all intents and purposes as its own spin-off.

Silicon Valley, the Military and the Wearable “Revolution”

This most recent effort to create ARPA-H/HARPA combines well with the coordinated push of Silicon Valley companies into the field of health care, specifically Silicon Valley companies that double as contractors to US intelligence and/or the military (e.g., Microsoft, Google, and Amazon). During the COVID-19 crisis, this trend toward Silicon Valley dominance of the health-care sector has accelerated considerably due to a top-down push toward digitalization with telemedicine, remote monitoring, and the like.

One interesting example is Amazon, which launched a wearable last year that purports to not only use biometrics to monitor people’s physical health and fitness but to track their emotional state as well. The previous year, Amazon acquired the online pharmacy PillPack, and it is not hard to imagine a scenario in which data from Amazon’s Halo wellness band is used to offer treatment recommendations that are then supplied by Amazon-owned PillPack.

Companies such as Amazon, Palantir, and Google are set to be intimately involved in ARPA-H’s activities. In particular, Google, which launched numerous health-tech initiatives in 2020 , is set to have a major role in this new agency due to its long-standing ties to the Obama administration when Biden was vice president and to President Biden’s top science adviser, Eric Lander.

As mentioned, Lander is poised to play a major role in ARPA-H/HARPA if and when it materializes. Before becoming the top scientist in the country, Lander was president and founding director of the Broad Institute. While advertised as a partnership between MIT and Harvard, the Broad Institute is heavily influenced by Silicon Valley , with two former Google executives on its board, a partner of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Greylock Partners, and the former CEO of IBM, as well as some of its top endowments coming from prominent tech executives.

The Broad Institute, Source: https://www.broadinstitute.org

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, who was intimately involved with Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign and who is close to the Democratic Party in general, chairs the Broad Institute as of this April. In March, Schmidt gave the institute $150 million to “connect biology and machine learning for understanding programs of life.” During his time on the Broad Institute board, Schmidt also chaired the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence, a group of mostly Silicon Valley, intelligence, and military operatives who have now charted the direction of the US government’s policies on emerging tech and AI. Schmidt was also pitched as potential head of a tech-industry task force by the Biden administration.

Earlier, in January, the Broad Institute announced that its health-research platform, Terra, which was built with Google subsidiary Verily, would partner with Microsoft. As a result, Terra now allows Google and Microsoft to access a vast trove of genomic data that is poured into the platform by academics and research institutions from around the world.

In addition, last September, Google teamed up with the Department of Defense as part of a new AI-driven “predictive health” program that also has links to the US intelligence community. While initially focused on predicting cancer cases, this initiative clearly plans to expand to predicting the onset of other diseases before symptoms appear, including COVID-19. As noted by Unlimited Hangout at the time, one of the ulterior motives for the program, from Google’s perspective, was for Google to gain access to “the largest repository of disease- and cancer-related medical data in the world,” which is held by the Defense Health Agency. Having exclusive access to this data is a huge boon for Google in its effort to develop and expand its growing suite of AI health-care products.

The military is currently being used to pilot COVID-19-related biometric wearables for “returning to work safely.” Last December, it was announced that Hill Air Force Base in Utah would make biometric wearables a mandatory part of the uniform for some squadrons. For example, the airmen of the Air Force’s 649th Munitions Squadron must now wear a smart watch made by Garmin and a smart ring made by Oura as part of their uniform.

According to the Air Force , these devices detect biometric indicators that are then analyzed for 165 different biomarkers by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency/Philips Healthcare AI algorithm that “attempts to recognize an infection or virus around 48 hours before the onset of symptoms.” The development of that algorithm began well before the COVID-19 crisis and is a recent iteration of a series of military research projects that appear to have begun under the 2007 DARPA Predicting Health and Disease (PHD) project .

While of interest to the military, these wearables are primarily intended for mass use-a big step toward the infrastructure needed for the resurrection of a bio-surveillance program to be run by the national-security state. Starting first with the military makes sense from the national-security apparatus’s perspective, as the ability to monitor biometric data, including emotions, has obvious appeal for those managing the recently expanded “insider threat” programs in the military and the Department of Homeland Security .

One indicator of the push for mass use is that the same Oura smart ring being used by the Air Force was also recently utilized by the NBA to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks among basketball players. Prior to COVID-19, it was promoted for consumer use by members of the British Royal family and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for improving sleep. As recently as last Monday, Oura’s CEO, Harpeet Rai, said that the entire future of wearable health tech will soon be ” proactive rather than reactive ” because it will focus on predicting disease based on biometric data obtained from wearables in real time.

Another wearable tied to the military that is creeping into mass use is the BioButton and its predecessor the BioSticker. Produced by the company BioIntelliSense , the sleek new BioButton is advertised as a wearable system that is “a scalable and cost-effective solution for COVID-19 symptom monitoring at school, home and work.” BioIntelliSense received $2.8 million from the Pentagon last December to develop the BioButton and BioSticker wearables for COVID-19.

BioIntelliSense CEO James Mault poses with the company’s BioSticker wearable. Source: https://biointellisense.com

BioIntelliSense, cofounded and led by former Microsoft HealthVault developer James Mault, now has its wearable sensors being rolled out for widespread use on some college campuses and at some US hospitals. In some of those instances, the company’s wearables are being used to specifically monitor the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine as opposed to symptoms of COVID-19 itself. BioIntelliSense is currently running a study, partnered with Philips Healthcare and the University of Colorado, on the use of its wearables for early COVID-19 detection, which is entirely funded by the US military .

While the use of these wearables is currently “encouraged but optional” at these pilot locations, could there come a time when they are mandated in a workplace or by a government? It would not be unheard of, as several countries have already required foreign arrivals to be monitored through use of a wearable during a mandatory quarantine period. Saint Lucia is currently using BioButton for this purpose. Singapore, which seeks to be among the first ” smart nations ” in the world, has given every single one of its residents a wearable called a “TraceTogether token” for its contact-tracing program. Either the wearable token or the TraceTogether smartphone app is mandatory for all workplaces, shopping malls, hotels, schools, health-care facilities, grocery stores, and hair salons. Those without access to a smartphone are expected to use the “free” government-issued wearable token.

The Era of Digital Dictatorships Is Nearly Here

Making mandatory wearables the new normal not just for COVID-19 prevention but for monitoring health in general would institutionalize quarantining people who have no symptoms of an illness but only an opaque algorithm’s determination that vital signs indicate “abnormal” activity.

Given that no AI is 100 percent accurate and that AI is only as good as the data it is trained on, such a system would be guaranteed to make regular errors: the question is how many. One AI algorithm being used to “predict COVID-19 outbreaks” in Israel and some US states is marketed by Diagnostic Robotics; the (likely inflated) accuracy rate the company provides for its product is only 73 percent. That means, by the company’s own admission, their AI is wrong 27 percent of the time. Probably, it is even less accurate, as the 73 percent figure has never been independently verified.

Adoption of these technologies has benefitted from the COVID-19 crisis, as supporters are seizing the opportunity to accelerate their introduction. As a result, their use will soon become ubiquitous if this advancing agenda continues unimpeded.

Though this push for wearables is obvious now, signs of this agenda were visible several years ago. In 2018, for instance, insurer John Hancock announced that it would replace its life insurance offerings with “interactive policies” that involve individuals having their health monitored by commercial health wearables. Prior to that announcement, John Hancock and other insurers such as Aetna, Cigna, and UnitedHealthcare offered various rewards for policyholders who wore a fitness wearable and shared that data with their insurance company.

In another pre-COVID example, the Journal of the American Medical Association published an article in August 2019 that claimed that wearables “encourage healthy behaviors and empower individuals to participate in their health.” The authors of the article, who are affiliated with Harvard, further claimed that “incentivizing use of these devices [wearables] by integrating them in insurance policies” may be an “attractive” policy approach. The use of wearables for policyholders has since been heavily promoted by the insurance industry , both prior to and after COVID-19, and some speculate that health insurers could soon mandate their use in certain cases or as a broader policy.

These biometric “fitness” devices-such as Amazon’s Halo-can monitor more than your physical vital signs, however, as they can also monitor your emotional state. ARPA-H/HARPA’s flagship SAFE HOME program reveals that the ability to monitor thoughts and feelings is an already existing goal of those seeking to establish this new agency.

According to World Economic Forum luminary and historian Yuval Noah Harari, the transition to “digital dictatorships” will have a “big watershed” moment once governments “start monitoring and surveying what is happening inside your body and inside your brain.” He says that the mass adoption of such technology would make human beings ” hackable animals ,” while those who abstain from having this technology on or in their bodies would become part of a new “useless” class. Harari has also asserted that biometric wearables will someday be used by governments to target individuals who have the “wrong” emotional reactions to government leaders.

Unsurprisingly, one of Harari’s biggest fans, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, has recently led his company into the development of a comprehensive biometric and “neural” wearable based on technology from a “neural interface” start-up that Facebook acquired in 2019. Per Facebook, the wearable “will integrate with AR [augmented reality], VR [virtual reality], and human neural signals” and is set to become commercially available soon. Facebook also notably owns the VR company Oculus Rift, whose founder, Palmer Luckey, now runs the US military AI contractor Anduril.

As recently reported , Facebook was shaped in its early days to be a private-sector replacement for DARPA’s controversial LifeLog program, which sought to both “humanize” AI and build profiles on domestic dissidents and terror suspects. LifeLog was also promoted by DARPA as “supporting medical research and the early detection of an emerging pandemic.”

It appears that current trends and events show that DARPA’s decades-long effort to merge “health security” and “national security” have now advanced further than ever before. This may partially be because Bill Gates, who has wielded significant influence over health policy globally in the last year, is a long-time advocate of fusing health security and national security to thwart both pandemics and “bioterrorists” before they can strike, as can be heard in his 2017 speech delivered at that year’s Munich Security Conference. That same year, Gates also publicly urged the US military to “focus more training on preparing to fight a global pandemic or bioterror attack.”

In the merging of “national security” and “health security,” any decision or mandate promulgated as a public health measure could be justified as necessary for “national security,” much in the same way that the mass abuses and war crimes that occurred during the post-9/11 “war on terror” were similarly justified by “national security” with little to no oversight. Yet, in this case, instead of only losing our civil liberties and control over our external lives, we stand to lose sovereignty over our individual bodies.

The NIH, which would house this new ARPA-H/HARPA, has spent hundreds of millions of dollars experimenting with the use of wearables since 2015, not only for detecting disease symptoms but also for monitoring individuals’ diets and illegal drug consumption. Biden played a key part in that project, known as the Precision Medicine initiative , and separately highlighted the use of wearables in cancer patients as part of the Obama administration’s related Cancer Moonshot program. The third Obama-era health-research project was the NIH’s BRAIN initiative , which was launched, among other things, to “develop tools to record, mark, and manipulate precisely defined neurons in the living brain” that are determined to be linked to an “abnormal” function or a neurological disease. These initiatives took place at a time when Eric Lander was the cochair of Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology while still leading the Broad Institute. It is hardly a coincidence that Eric Lander is now Biden’s top science adviser, elevated to a new cabinet-level position and set to guide the course of ARPA-H/HARPA.

Thus, Biden’s newly announced agency, if approved by Congress, would integrate those past Obama-era initiatives with Orwellian applications under one roof, but with even less oversight than before. It would also seek to expand and mainstream the uses of these technologies and potentially move toward developing policies that would mandate their use.

If ARPA-H/HARPA is approved by Congress and ultimately established, it will be used to resurrect dangerous and long-standing agendas of the national-security state and its Silicon Valley contractors, creating a “digital dictatorship” that threatens human freedom, human society, and potentially the very definition of what it means to be human.

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Merrick Garland’s DOJ Indicts Derek Chauvin On Federal Charges, May Face Death Penalty

(InfoWars) – Merrick Garland is the most radical, extremist Attorney General in our nation’s history.

From The Daily Mail, “Derek Chauvin and three other Minneapolis ex-cops involved in George Floyd’s death face LIFE in prison after they are hit with federal charges for violating his civil rights during his arrest” :

Derek Chauvin and the three other former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s death have been indicted on federal hate crimes charges.

Chauvin, 45, Thomas Lane, 38, J Alexander Kueng, 27, and Tou Thao, 35, were charged Friday with willfully violating Floyd’s civil rights when he died under Chauvin’s knee last May.

The convicted killer and the three other cops have been slapped with federal charges for failing to provide medical care to Floyd during his fatal arrest outside a convenience store.

Chauvin is further charged with violating Floyd’s right to be free from unreasonable force by a police officer, while Thao and Kueng are charged with failing to intervene to stop Chauvin using unreasonable force.

If convicted on these charges, all four disgraced officers could face the federal death penalty or life in prison.

This is further confirmation of the Star Tribune’s report last week that Merrick Gardland’s DOJ planned to arrest Derek Chauvin in court and charge him again if he was found not guilty in a blatant act of double jeopardy.

Chauvin’s case was a rigged show trial which any sane justice system would immediately overturn on appeal .

Beyond the refusal to grant a change of venue and blatant acts of jury intimidation , we now know that one of the jurors, 31-year-old BLM activist Brandon Mitchell, lied and claimed he never attended a protest about “police use of force or police brutality” in order to get on the jury.

Nonetheless, Garland is now gearing up to put him to death!

Garland makes Eric Holder look like a moderate!

Just last week, Garland indicted the three Georgia men involved in the shooting of fake “jogger” Ahmaud Arbery .

Last month, Garland launched a federal investigation into Army drill instructor Jonathan Pentland for shoving a mentally ill wanted violent felon who neighbors said attempted to snatch a baby.

He’s also seeking $85 million to prosecute right-wing Americans (what Pelosi calls “domestic enemies”) as domestic terrorists.

He’s throwing the book at everyday Americans while simultaneously letting off antifa rioters en masse and refusing to prosecute the still-unnamed officer who executed unarmed 14-year Air Force veteran Ashli Babbitt !

Garland’s hatred of America is truly without limits!


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Video: Biden Laughs As DISASTER April Jobs Report Comes Out

(InfoWars) – Joe Biden unbelievably broke out into laughter after he announced an abysmal jobs report Friday.

Discussing the latest Bureau of Labor and Statistics report showing a total of 266,000 jobs were created last month, Biden unexpectedly began laughing at analysts who described it as disappointing.

“This morning we learned that our economy created 266,000 jobs,” Biden said.

“And listening to commentators today as I was getting dressed,” he says laughing, “you might think that we should be disappointed.”

On Friday, CNBC pundits had to “double check” the data as they called 266K jobs created in April a “big disappointment.”

Another CNBC commentator called the report “the worst miss…since ’98.”

The report comes as many businesses are struggling to find workers, as federal unemployment benefits have granted a $300-per-week stipend to the jobless.

The US Chamber of Commerce also described the report as “disappointing,” calling for an end to the free money program.

“The disappointing jobs report makes it clear that paying people not to work is dampening what should be a stronger jobs market,” the Chamber said in a statement .

“One step policymakers should take now is ending the $300 weekly supplemental unemployment benefit,” the group stated. “Based on the Chamber’s analysis, the $300 benefit results in approximately one in four recipients taking home more in unemployment than they earned working.”

Watch Biden’s full remarks below:


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BREAKING: Bill Gates Caught Up in Major Epstein Scandal

(Zerohedge) – Melinda Gates, whose ‘people’ are undoubtedly trying to distance her from Bill’s controversies, was reportedly ‘furious’ after the couple had an uncomfortable 2013 meeting with Jeffrey Epstein – who by then was a convicted pedophile .

People ‘familiar with the matter’ tell the Daily Beast , the previously unreported meeting was held at Epstein’s Upper East Side mansion in September, 2013, the same day the couple was awarded the Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service award at the Pierre Hotel , where they were photographed with then-Mayor Mike Bloomberg.

According to said ‘people’, the 2013 meeting would ‘prove a turning point for the Gates’ relationship with Epstein,’ with Melinda telling friends after the encounter how uncomfortable she was to be hanging around the wealthy sex offender.

According to the New York Times , Gates and Epstein met at least six times , including visits to Epstein’s New York mansion on ‘multiple occasions,’ staying at least once into the night.

So – the Gates’ had no problem traveling across the country to meet with the convicted pedophile – who named Gates adviser Boris Nikolic as a fallback executor in a will Epstein amended just days before his August 2019 death in a Manhattan jail cell.

Now, eight years later, Melinda apparently had a problem with it.

Gates thought Epstein’s lifestyle was ‘kind of intriguing’

In a 2011 email to colleagues, Gates wrote: ‘ His lifestyle is very different and kind of intriguing although it would not work for me .’

A spokeswoman or Gates, Bridgitt Arnold, said he ‘was referring only to the unique d cor of the Epstein residence – and Epstein’s habit of spontaneously bringing acquaintances in to meet Mr. Gates,’ adding ‘It was in no way meant to convey a sense of interest or approval.’ Perhaps Gates was taken aback by Epstein’s ‘ main hallway that was covered with rows of artificial eyeballs from England that had been made for wounded soldiers ‘ (via the Daily Mail ) .

Also contradicting Gates’ distancing are flight records, which reveal that ‘ Gates flew with Epstein from Teterboro Airport in New Jersey to Palm Beach on March 1, 2013 ,’ on Epstein’s private jet – ‘one of the few flights that year where pilot Larry Viskoski recorded the name of a passenger,’According to the Daily Mail .

Gates hilariously claimed that he wasn’t aware it was Epstein’s plane!

In March 2013, Mr. Gates flew on Mr. Epstein’s Gulfstream plane from Teterboro Airport in New Jersey to Palm Beach, Fla., according to a flight manifest. Ms. Arnold said Mr. Gates – who has his own $40 million jet – hadn’t been aware it was Mr. Epstein’s plane . – New York Times

Meanwhile, employees of the Gates foundation also visited Epstein’s mansion on multiple occasions, while Epstein also ‘spoke with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and JPMorgan Chase about a proposed multibillion-dollar charitable fund – an arrangement that had the potential to generate enormous fees for Mr. Epstein ,’ according to the Times .

In late 2011, at Mr. Gates’s instruction, the foundation sent a team to Mr. Epstein’s townhouse to have a preliminary talk about philanthropic fund-raising, according to three people who were there. Mr. Epstein told his guests that if they searched his name on the internet they might conclude he was a bad person but that what he had done – soliciting prostitution from an underage girl – was no worse than “stealing a bagel,” two of the people said.

How Gates and Epstein met , according to the New York Times ;

Two members of Mr. Gates’s inner circle – Boris Nikolic and Melanie Walker – were close to Mr. Epstein and at times functioned as intermediaries between the two men.

Ms. Walker met Mr. Epstein in 1992 , six months after graduating from the University of Texas. Mr. Epstein, who was an adviser to Mr. Wexner, the owner of Victoria’s Secret, told Ms. Walker that he could land her an audition for a modeling job there , according to Ms. Walker. She later moved to New York and stayed in a Manhattan apartment building that Mr. Epstein owned. After she graduated from medical school, she said, Mr. Epstein hired her as a science adviser in 1998.

Ms. Walker later met Steven Sinofsky, a senior executive at Microsoft who became president of its Windows division, and moved to Seattle to be with him. In 2006, she joined the Gates Foundation with the title of senior program officer.

At the foundation, Ms. Walker met and befriended Mr. Nikolic , a native of what is now Croatia and a former fellow at Harvard Medical School who was the foundation’s science adviser. Mr. Nikolic and Mr. Gates frequently traveled and socialized together.

Ms. Walker, who had remained in close touch with Mr. Epstein, introduced him to Mr. Nikolic, and the men became friendly.

Mr. Epstein and Mr. Gates first met face to face on the evening of Jan. 31, 2011 , at Mr. Epstein’s townhouse on the Upper East Side. They were joined by Dr. Eva Andersson-Dubin , a former Miss Sweden whom Mr. Epstein had once dated, and her 15-year-old daughter. (Dr. Andersson-Dubin’s husband, the hedge fund billionaire Glenn Dubin, was a friend and business associate of Mr. Epstein’s. The Dubins declined to comment.)

The gathering started at 8 and lasted several hours, according to Ms. Arnold, Mr. Gates’s spokeswoman. Mr. Epstein subsequently boasted about the meeting in emails to friends and associates. “Bill’s great,” he wrote in one, reviewed by The Times.

‘I didn’t go to New Mexico or Florida or Palm Beach or any of that,’ claims Gates. ‘There were people around him who were saying, hey, if you want to raise money for global health and get more philanthropy, he knows a lot of rich people.’

And it looks like Gates was one of Epstein’s ‘rich people.’ According to the report, Gates donated $2 million to MIT’s Media Lab, which university officials described as having been ‘directed’ by Epstein .

According to Arnold, Gates’ spokeswoman, ‘Over time, Gates and his team realized Epstein’s capabilities and ideas were not legitimate and all contact with Epstein was discontinued.’

Perhaps ‘Gates and his team’ should have steered clear of the known pedophile in the first place?

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Pentagon Tracking Rogue Chinese Rocket That May Reenter Earth’s Atmosphere

(BigLeaguePolitics) – Pentagon Tracking Rogue Chinese Rocket That May Reenter Earth’s Atmosphere Just last week, a rocket was launched as part of a Chinese effort to establish a new space station. As indicated here, it appears the launch was largely successful . The comedown, not so much.

A recent statement by the Pentagon indicated they are currently tracking the movements of the large Chinese rocket. It is reportedly out of control, sparking concerns about where it may end up falling.

According to Defense Department spokesperson Mike Howard, The Chinese Long March 5B rocket will likely enter Earth’s atmosphere “around May 8.” Howard said that the US Space Command is currently tracking its trajectory.

The rocket’s “exact entry point into the Earth’s atmosphere” can’t be formally determined until we are hours from reentry, Howard said. He also indicted 18th Space Control Squadron will provide daily updates on the rocket’s location through the Space Track website .

Most debris from space burn up in the atmosphere before they have a chance to reach the ground. The concern with this particular rocket is its size – at 22 tons it may just be enough to reenter Earth and still do damage.

In an interview with CNN, Jonathan McDowell, an astrophysicist at the Astrophysics Center at Harvard University, said that the situation is “not the end of days.”

“I don’t think people should take precautions. The risk that there will be some damage or that it would hit someone is pretty small – not negligible, it could happen – but the risk that it will hit you is incredibly tiny. And so I would not lose one second of sleep over this on a personal threat basis,” he said.

“There are much bigger things to worry about.”

McDowell went on to explain that the rocket will most likely land in the ocean without harming anybody, with a prediction for the same outcome should it end up elsewhere.

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JUST IN: Mainstream Media Caught Trying To Make The Streets Of America ‘Abnormally Violent’

(Zerohedge) – Authored by Michael Snyder via TheMostImportantNews.com,

Have you noticed that the corporate media has been repeatedly using the word “violent” to describe what the summer of 2021 is going to be like?

Many Americans believed that once Joe Biden was in the White House that all of the civil unrest that we have been witnessing would magically disappear and that violent crime rates would go back to normal. Of course neither of those things has happened. We continue to see civil unrest erupt in major U.S. cities such as Portland , and murder rates are even higher in 2021 than they were in 2020. This is a fact that was highlighted in a recent Axios article entitled “It’s set to be a hot, violent summer” …

A sample of 37 cities with data available for the first three months of 2021 collected by the crime analyst Jeff Asher indicates murders are up 18% over the same period in 2020.

The continued increase comes after a year in which major U.S. cities experienced a 33% rise in homicides, and 63 of the 66 largest police jurisdictions saw an increase in at least one category of violent crime, according to a report from the Major Cities Chiefs Association.

In this instance, Axios is right on the money.

Murder rates were way, way up all over the nation last year, and this year murder rates are shooting even higher.

It is also true that we tend to see a spike in violence over the summer, and one expert that was interviewed by Axios is warning that this upcoming summer will be “abnormally violent” …

“Summer 2021 is going to be abnormally violent,” John Roman, a senior fellow at the economics, justice and society group at NORC at the University of Chicago, wrote this year. “It is the new normal.”

There is that word “violent” again.

It is almost as if they are trying to mentally condition us for something.

Once you are alert to it, you will start noticing the corporate media using it constantly.

And actually this is one point in which I am in full agreement with the corporate media. There will be tremendous violence during the summer of 2021, and certain decisions that our political leaders are now making will contribute to that violence.

For example, it was just announced that 76,000 inmates could soon be permanently released in California, and we are being told that 63,000 of those inmates have actually been “convicted of violent crimes” …

California is set to release at least 63,000 inmates convicted of violent crimes in an effort to create “safer prisons.”

Yes, the prisons will most definitely be safer if all of those criminals are released.

But the mean streets of California will become even more dangerous.

I have no idea why California Governor Gavin Newsom would do such a thing. Releasing tens of thousands of violent criminals just in time for the summer is incredibly foolish, and he is being strongly criticized by Republicans for choosing to do this…

A number of Republican lawmakers in the state have opposed the move and criticized Gov. Gavin Newsom for acting “on his own authority, instead of the will of the people.”

“This is what I call Newsom’s time off for bad behavior. He’s putting us all at greater risk, and there seems to be no end to the degree to which he wants to do that,” Republican state Sen. Jim Nielsen said.

Murder rates in California are already threatening to spiral out of control.

Is Governor Newsom purposely trying to make things even worse?

On a national level, it has been announced that there are no plans to bring the federal inmates that were released during the COVID pandemic back to prison …

The U.S. Bureau of Prisons has no immediate plans to send thousands of inmates released during the COVID-19 pandemic back to prison, but to prevent that from happening in the future, Congress needs to change the law, its head said Thursday.

“We’re going to use good judgment and common sense and work within the law,” said BOP Director Michael Carvajal in testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, noting the agency has no desire to “arbitrarily” disrupt peoples’ lives by forcing them to return to prison.

I have an idea.

Let’s just release all of the inmates in all of the prisons and see what happens.

Doesn’t that sound like fun?

For a long time I have been warning that crime rates would spike dramatically and that we would see tremendous civil unrest in our cities , and now it is happening right in front of our eyes.

The elite can see what is happening too, and they have been purchasing very large chunks of real estate in very remote areas.

For instance, billionaire Mark Walter recently bought up large sections of a very small town in Colorado called “Crested Butte” …

But Walter’s activity in Crested Butte has drawn lots of local attention among its population of about 4,700. This year alone, Walter purchased six commercial properties, including several historic buildings downtown and a family resort called the Almont, which sits at the intersection of the East and Taylor rivers. Walter closed the deals under limited liability companies registered to his work address in Chicago.

“He’s been very-I wouldn’t say ‘secretive’-but certainly not forthcoming with what he’s going to be doing with the buildings,” Crested Butte Mayor Jim Schmidt told The Daily Beast. Realtor Eric Roemer echoed the uneasy feeling: “Nobody really knows what his game plan is.”

And Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made headlines when he gobbled up another 600 acres in Hawaii for 53 million dollars …

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan have nearly doubled their controversial land holdings in Hawaii, after buying almost 600 acres on Kauai from a non-profit for $53 million.

The deal, which closed on March 19, according to deeds first reported by Pacific Business News, comprises three parcels, including the remote northern waterfront known as Larsen’s Beach.

It must be nice to have an extra 53 million dollars lying around.

Do you ever wonder what Mark Zuckerberg would be doing today if Facebook had not worked out?

Of course Facebook and the other major social media platforms are also helping to fuel the civil unrest and violence that we have been witnessing. There is so much anger and frustration in our society today, and all of that anger and frustration is constantly being magnified by the corporate media and the major social media platforms.

Yes, this will be a long, hot summer filled with violence, but that won’t be the end of it.

Because the truth is that this party is just getting started, and it is going to rip this country to shreds.

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Michael’s new book entitled “Lost Prophecies Of The Future Of America” is now available in paperback and for the Kindle on Amazon.

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