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Kamala Harris sponsored fund bails out man charged with sexually assaulting 8-yo

As the media were too preoccupied praising Kamala Harris for making ‘Timberland boots cool again” – after they lambasted Melania Trump for wearing them several years ago – journalists overlooked the fact that the Minnesota Freedom Fund she openly endorsed bailed out Timothy Wayne Columbus.

He faces up to 30 years in prison for allegedly sexually assaulting an eight-year-old girl in 2015. He was released from a Minneapolis jail in early July on $75,000 bail, according to jail records.

In August, MFF paid $350,000 in cash to release twice-convicted rapist Christopher Boswell from jail. Boswell currently faces charges of kidnapping and sexual assault as well.

The fund bailed out Lionel Timms from jail in late July on a third-degree felony assault charge for allegedly assaulting a person on a bus. Timms was arrested again while out on bail for allegedly assaulting a bar manager, who was left with a traumatic brain injury.

MFF Interim Executive Director Greg Lewin released a statement in response to Timms’ second offence saying his arrest while out on bail was a “failure of the criminal justice system.

Deshaun Jermain Boyd was released from jail on $70,000 bail in July after being charged with 1st-degree aggravated robbery. He stomped on the head of a man with a cane and robbed him.

Do we need to go any further to show up a system where a potential president proudly paints criminals as victims?

Minny City Council panics as crime surges

Who ever would have guessed?? How could the Minneapolis City Council predict that calls to defund the police would lead to a 55%YoY surge in arson? Or murder, carjackings, robberies or assaults???

These woke Democrats thought “reimagining the police” would just work. What happened to the army of social workers who had the skills to reason with an irate 350lb armed narcotics dealer chasing up accounts receivable from his financially constrained customers?

Minny City Council President Lisa Bender, who led the charge in the initial calls to defund the MPD, complained that the law enforcement officers were being defiant by not answering the calls of constituents.

As we pointed out in June, Lisa Bender tweeted,

If you are a comfortable white person asking to dismantle the police I invite you to reflect: are you willing to stick with it? Will you be calling in three months to ask about garage break-ins? Are you willing to dismantle white supremacy in all systems, including a new system?

So no Lisa, three months later they want more police.

“Policy wonk” council member Phillipe Cunningham said,

What I am sort of flabbergasted by right now is colleagues, who a very short time ago were calling for abolition, are now suggesting we should be putting more resources and funding into MPD.”

Who knew?!

Seattle brewer prints All Cops Are Bastards on beer cans

For those unaware, ACAB means “All Cops Are Bastards.”

A Seattle brewer, Mirage, has taken the liberty of printing that message to the bottom of its cans.

Mirage owner Michael Dempster wrote, “I used the markings because I stand against institutional racism, of which modern policing is a militarized arm.

Interesting he holds this view when the outgoing Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best is black. He might not know that Mayor Jenny Durkan made a point in 2019 of ensuring 39% of new recruits entering the Seattle PD were minorities. So much for institutional racism, unless he means that it is biased against whites?!

We wonder if the mob ends up vandalizing the brewery, will the cops prioritize a call out with the reciprocal respect shown the them?

Somehow the brewer thinks it is taking the moral high ground.

Common sense can literally be a mirage. Or is it cynically hijacking a cause to hopefully sell more beer to college kids and snowflakes?

State of recurring Disasters

Victorian Premier Dan Andrews has made a very strong case for rejecting identity politics in all of its forms.

It has now come to light that he and his team prioritized social inclusion over ability when selecting the private security firms to manage hotel quarantine during coronavirus. This is widely regarded as the source of the second outbreak. Guards with no training who ended up in some cases fornicating with guests under their watch. You can’t make this stuff up.

This is the same individual who refused to censure his Deputy Chief Health Officer Annaliese van Diemen for tweeting,

Sudden arrival of an invader from another land, decimating populations, creating terror…Forces the population to make enormous sacrifices & completely change how they live in order to survive. COVID19 or Cook 1770?

How is it possible that social justice took a front seat to a pandemic? Surely ALL Victorians would gladly trade identity politics for sound health policy prescriptions which didn’t lock them up for another 6 weeks.

Andrews was only too happy to have his police force fine people playing golf or fishing but didn’t prosecute a single person for attending a BLM rally which by itself must have also led to a spike in cases.

Here are some more pearls of wisdom we’ve noted over the years.

Years ago, the Victorian premier championed that he had 200,000 likes on FB, twice as many as Mike Baird in New South Wales. He also made the completely worthless boast that “Mike Baird gets no ‘Likes’ after 10pm“. Is that a true test of leadership? That only 3% of Victorians like him?

We recall Andrews pushing the Victorian Police to host segregated seminars for potential new recruits in order to accommodate their religious beliefs.

In October last year he said misogynist slogans on vehicles would lead to an automatic cancelation of registration. Presumably misandrist slogans were ok.

We noted the shocking state of affairs with the unionization of the Victorian CFA and its dreadful administration. Huge uptick in salaries, staffing and administration costs with a decline in equipment procurement.

Or the rorts for votes scandal.

Or joining China’s BRI without consulting the federal government on national security grounds.

We could go on.

The ability to steer through a crisis is the true test of any leader. All of Andrews’ flawed thinking might be nice to haves in the moral preening stakes. Sadly coronavirus has exposed them as utterly meaningless and outright dangerous. Putting forward ridiculous parameters for hiring put Victorian lives in more danger.

How he hasn’t resigned is beyond us. Despite being the most disastrous premier in Australian history, Andrews continues to get comforting support from mainstream and social media. Maybe he believes their propaganda that he is doing a decent job. Nothing could be further from the truth.

A horrifying message from Minneapolis City Council

Perhaps the most horrifying message a taxpaying resident living in the 3rd Precinct could receive from a city council. This is from Minneapolis. Basically, you’re on your own. Here is some of the advice:

-Don’t walk alone.

-Be hyper aware of your surroundings at all times – pay attention.

-Carry only items you need and carry less cash.

-Be prepared to give up your cellphone and purse/wallet.

-Do as they say.

Who would want to stay?

We’re quite sure the social workers designed to replace the police might struggle to negotiate a peaceful outcome. What a farce. Liberal policy at its finest.

380 million reasons to feel oppressed

Mookie Betts (middle) has just signed a $380 million 12 year contract with the LA Dodgers baseball team. We don’t doubt his abilities.

Betts has agreed to make a charitable contribution of $100,000 annually out of the $27m he makes per annum. The egregiously unfair part of the deal is that he will be forced to stay in 4/5-star hotel suites while on road trips.

Imagine what he might have received if America wasn’t so systemically racist?

Cynically, one wonders whether kneeling for the BLM movement, while Marxist in its roots, might end up helping the agents of minority players leverage woke teams to offer even bigger paydays to atone for decades of oppression? Good on them if they can exploit capitalism for their own benefit.

We just hope these teams factor in the possibility that turning sports into politics may end up eroding the fan base by such an extent that they may end up unable to honour the deals to maturity.

Social media giants poked the wrong rabbit

Zero sympathy and 100% self-inflicted wound. Trump warned the media behemoths and they thumbed their noses at him.

Trump’s executive order on social media giants will now remove the sanctuary status and open up these platforms for lawsuits based on shutting down free speech.

Some snippets from that order:

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube wield immense, if not unprecedented, power to shape the interpretation of public events; to censor, delete, or disappear information; and to control what people see or do not see.

As President, I have made clear my commitment to free and open debate on the internet. Such debate is just as important online as it is in our universities, our town halls, and our homes.  It is essential to sustaining our democracy.”

“It is the policy of the United States to foster clear ground rules promoting free and open debate on the internet.  Prominent among the ground rules governing that debate is the immunity from liability created by section 230(c) of the Communications Decency Act (section 230(c)).  47 U.S.C. 230(c).  It is the policy of the United States that the scope of that immunity should be clarified: the immunity should not extend beyond its text and purpose to provide protection for those who purport to provide users a forum for free and open speech, but in reality use their power over a vital means of communication to engage in deceptive or pretextual actions stifling free and open debate by censoring certain viewpoints

….Section 230(c) was designed to address early court decisions holding that, if an online platform restricted access to some content posted by others, it would thereby become a “publisher” of all the content posted on its site for purposes of torts such as defamation.  As the title of section 230(c) makes clear, the provision provides limited liability “protection” to a provider of an interactive computer service (such as an online platform) that engages in “‘Good Samaritan’ blocking” of harmful content.  In particular, the Congress sought to provide protections for online platforms that attempted to protect minors from harmful content and intended to ensure that such providers would not be discouraged from taking down harmful material.

It is the policy of the United States that such a provider should properly lose the limited liability shield of subparagraph (c)(2)(A) and be exposed to liability like any traditional editor and publisher that is not an online provider.

One can only imagine the lawsuits that will come their way if they continue like this.

The media will no doubt smash Trump over this but isn’t free speech all about strongly disagreeing with others but defending their right to say it?!

In all fairness, if the social media platforms are as honest as they claim they’ll have absolutely nothing to worry about.

UN to hire young climate leaders to advise on climate action

UN Secretary General António Guterres has announced a new group of youth climate leaders, aged 18 to 28, to advise him on climate action.

Never mind using facts and logic. Forget getting the brightest minds with decades of experience to objectively look at the data. Just hand pick brainwashed kids who will parrot whatever is required by Dear Leader.

Can you imagine the amount of group think? Why bother having meetings at all? Will Guterres get any dissenting voices? Not on your life.

We guess that after all of the decades of doom and gloom forecasts made by the IPCC, next to none of which got even close to the mark, it is best use kids as human shields to peddle the nonsense because it is not cool to attack them.

Why stop at climate change? Perhaps they should be advising WHO? After all Greta Thunberg is a renowned expert on coronavirus and it is fair to say she couldn’t do a worse job that Dr Tedros has done so far. Come to think of it, where is Greta?

So it clearly must be true about hydroxychloroquine for social media giants to remove links to it

As written earlier this morning, we didn’t think it would take long for the censors at Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to delete posts highlighting the findings of America’s Frontline Doctors (AFD) re COVID-19 and the claims of 100% success rates their members have been experiencing with hydroxychloroquine administered to coronavirus sufferers.

Recently, Twitter just stuck a violation notice with a fact-checker when it came to Trump. This time his tweet has been removed. By that measure, he must be on to something. Who would have thought that something he was incessantly mocked for might turn out to be true and have saved 10,000s of lives? It is as if the media wants the highest possible death toll to ensure he doesn’t win a second term.

Weren’t social media platforms gifted sanctuary status on the basis of being just hosts to content? Now that editorial bias is openly exercised by social media giants, they should lose that right.

Surely if the content pushed by the AFD was false, why not use their immense power to publish the counterfactual to each of the false claims instead of deleting it from public discourse. Surely people have the right to make up their own minds to assess content. Alas, we will be told what we can consume. It is for our own good, you understand! We are not deemed intelligent enough to assess such matters.

The consistent action exercised by social media giants to silence conservatives/stories running counter to narratives is not lost on people as it only raises suspicions and piques interest to hunt for the very things that are removed. 

Keep up the good work censors – we sincerely hope that sanctuary status is removed. You have truly earned it.

America’s Frontline Doctors unmask the mass disinformation on COVID-19.

We are not medical doctors. We don’t profess to be. We found this 3-hr video made by the group America’s Frontline Doctors. They talk to the mass disinformation campaign with respect to COVID-19. A summary version covering three topics:

  1. a 20-minute clip on hydroxychloroquine. Dr. Simone Gold claimed that had hydroxychloroquine been dispensed to COVID-19 sufferers, 50-75% of deaths wouldn’t have occurred. Remember when the media wouldn’t stop bashing it because Trump was pushing it?
  2. a 10-minute clip on COVID-19 reporting. Dr. Gold talks of the mainstream media’s misinformation. The vast majority recover. The mortality rate is extremely low. The fear is overdone, especially with respect to reopening schools. Aussie schools are back. No mass outbreaks…
  3. a clip of Dr Stella Immanuel, a West African born and trained Doctor, who said has had 100% success on over 350 patients with HCQ + AZT + Zinc. Oops, who knew? YouTube has removed it! 

Why are these social media sites blocking videos? Has YouTube self-declared as an international medical body of any authority? Surely YouTube will make some garbage legal claim that it violates some policy. Does anyone truly believe that? Why aren’t all videos that have any connection to medical advice ripped down? Are YouTube censors able to determine what constitutes public safety risks?

These frontline doctors carry huge malpractice suits if they push false claims which lead to widespread deaths. Why not let them bury their careers and spend decades in jail if they are wrong?

Which makes us wonder. Why did The Lancet retract a paper on the negative effects of hydroxychloroquine when it discovered the data was bogus?

We guess if Dr Fauci doesn’t wear his mask off-camera when not social distancing, then we can get the picture that the whole debate is much more about politics than a pandemic.

We imagine the first point of attack by the left will be that the Tea Party Patriots sponsored the forum. Perhaps we need to publish the results of Dr Immanuel’s record of 100% success rate. That would at the very least show “hard” data.

After all facts matter. Not a media obsessed with pushing false narratives and scare campaigns to ensure Trump isn’t reelected.