Wednesday, September 28, 2022

U.S. begins covert attack on cryptocurrencies through new laws on civil forfeiture and ‘illicit finance’

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from thedailyeconomist:

A little more than a month ago, the Justice Department expanded its use of Civil Forfeiture to include Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in their ideological War on Drugs and War on Terror.  Now we can add a secondary front to this covert attack on cryptocurrencies in a hidden mandate that was part of Congress’s bill to enlarge sanctions against Russia.
 

 

As Coinivore reports, the bill requires the governments to develop a “national security strategy” to combat the “financing of terrorism and related forms of illicit finance.” 

Governments will be further required to monitor “data regarding trends in illicit finance, including evolving forms of value transfer such as so-called cryptocurrencies.” 

According to the bill, an initial draft strategy is expected to come before Congress within the next year, and will see input from U.S. financial regulators, the Department of Homeland Security, and the State Department. 

The bill calls for: 

French Government Moves to Impose a Police State in Response to Gilets Jaunes

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by Kurt Nimmo, Another Day In The Empire:

Marking up the Arc de Triomphe, smashing the face of the Marianne statue, a symbol of the French state, and trashing private property along the Champs-Elysees will be considered minor incidents if the Yellow Vests pull off their next move—an organized run on the banks. 

According to activist Tahz San, the aim of the latest protest is to “scare this (French) state completely legally and without any violence, yet more effectively than ever expected.” 

The Associated Press reports Gilets Jaunes activists “hope the move will force the government to listen to their demands, notably their call for more direct democracy through the implementation of popular votes that allow citizens to propose new laws.”

BREAKING: Dominion Voting Systems Releases Statement – Slams Arizona Forensic Audit and States Company WILL NOT Release Passwords to Maricopa Voting Machines

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by Jim Hoft, The Gateway Pundit:

Dominion Voting Systems released a very revealing statement on Thursday. The Denver-based company responded to the Arizona Senate’s demand for passwords to ballot tabulators.

Back on November 30, 2020, Maricopa County elections witness Jan Bryant testified before the Arizona legislature. Jan said back on November 30, 2020, that Maricopa County officials DID NOT RUN THE ELECTION! Two Dominion employees in the audit center ran the election. This explains why Maricopa County officials do not have Admin passwords or access to the Dominion voting machines. They never had them!

Study: Nearly 40{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528} of Canned Goods Still Contain Gender-Bending BPA Chemical

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by Mike Barrett, Natural Society:

Bisphenol A, or BPA, is an endocrine disrupting chemical that is ubiquitous within our society. It was removed from baby bottles, sippy cups, and most cans of baby formula a number of years ago. But a recent study found that a lot of food packaging still contains the gender-bending substance.

Recently, the Center for Environmental Health tested more than 250 cans purchased at supermarkets and dollar stores for BPA in California, Idaho, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Virginia. Most of the cans were purchased at Kroger, Albertsons/Safeway, Dollar Tree and 99 Cents Only.

Nearly 40{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528} of the containers were found to contain the chemical. And while that’s less than 2 years ago, when it was 67{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}, it’s not exactly a small amount. [1]

The study found that 36{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528} of Albertson’s, and 33{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528} of Kroger’s “private label” food cans tested positive for BPA.

Charles Margulis of the Center for Environmental Health said:

“It’s still much too high. We need to get it down to zero.” [2]

BPA is used in the lining of cans, and some research indicates that low levels of it can seep into food.

According to the FDA, the current levels of BPA in food are safe. However, California recently added the substance to its Proposition 65 list as a chemical known to cause reproductive toxicity.

Margulis said:

“BPA is known to cause birth defects, and it’s also linked to breast cancer, obesity, and many other serious health problems.”

Those facing the greatest health risks from BPA exposure may be low-income citizens who often rely on canned foods. The study revealed that more than half of the cans purchased at 99 Cents Only contained BPA. Past studies show that low-come communities have higher levels of BPA in their bodies than the rest of the population. [1]

Margulis commented:

“In many areas, dollar stores are the only places can go for fruits and vegetables.” [2]

Read: Are You Living in a Food Desert?

His advice is simple: buy fresh organic produce whenever possible.

BPA Facts

BPA is a synthetic hormone which mimics the female hormone estrogen, earning the chemical its reputation as a “gender-bender.” It has been associated with infertility, breast and reproductive system changes, and early puberty. [3]

Aside from hormonal and reproductive problems, BPA may also cause obesity, diabetes, behavioral changes in children, and resistance to chemotherapy treatments.

Read more @ NaturalSociety.com 
 

YouTube bans Senator Ron Johnson for seven days over hydroxychloroquine video

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by Tom Parker, Reclaim The Net:

Another elected official censored by the tech giant.

YouTube has removed one of Senator Ron Johnson where he criticized health agencies for their rejection of hydroxychloroquine and banned him from uploading to the platform for seven days.

In the removed video, Johnson shared his support of both Operation Warp Speed, which fast-tracked the development of COVID-19 vaccines, and early coronavirus treatments.

Florida citizens who abandoned their pets could face FELONY charges

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by Lance D. Johnson, Natural News:

Many Florida residents were unprepared when catastrophic hurricane Irma appeared over the Atlantic. Extensive media coverage and government warnings had many people taking action early, but long term preparedness plans were apparently not in place for families and pets alike. Store shelves were emptied in many places and gas stations ran out of fuel. Pets were abandoned in alarming numbers, tied up to trees, and left pinned up in flood risk areas. Many pet owners gave up ownership and turned their cats and dogs in to nearby shelters.

The influx of abandoned pets has spurred south Florida authorities to instate felony charges for owners who left their pets behind. Emergency preparedness plans must take into consideration all living creatures under one’s care. Just days before Hurricane Irma made landfall, Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control had rescued roughly 40 dogs that were abandoned as residents sought shelter. Director Dianne Sauve said “there is absolutely no excuse” for abandoning a pet, even in the days leading up to a hurricane. Many of the recovered animals were found tied up to trees and locked up in pens, unable to escape. This poses dangers to the pet and the public, says the Florida Department of Health. With floods imminent, chained animals become tortured animals.

Authorities in Florida have pledged to crack down on pet abandonment. If they can identify owners, they could be charged with felony animal cruelty charges. This announcement will likely cause further problems. Many pet owners won’t search for or claim their animals if they know that they are going to be charged with a felony. Animals that were recovered by authorities may be left in the custody of the shelters, forever detached from their original owners.

Authorities say that the number of abandonments was higher during this storm than previous storms. Disappointed shelter director Dianne Sauve says the goal of the shelters is to keep families and pets together. She iterated that there are two pet-friendly shelters in Palm Beach County that many people were unaware of. The shelter took in another 40 cats and dogs that were willingly turned in and left there by their owners. The owners won’t get the pets back. In Palm Beach County, when an owner willingly gives up their pet, they lose ownership for good. It will also be more difficult for the owner to adopt again in the future.

Read More @ naturalnews.com

Arkansas Swamp Bleeds as Clintons Circle The Drain

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by Tim Brown, Freedom OutPost:

Many have read sprinkles of press releases from the justice department regarding arrests and indictments coming out of Arkansas, but few have observed the magnitude of this swamp creature and all its tentacles. They rarely tie the individuals into the big picture in these press releases, so oftentimes, it’s a quick, “yay, another swamp creature down,” without realizing they all connect. Aside from local news outlets in Arkansas, that require paid subscriptions to read the news, the Arkansas swamp is getting little to no coverage.

Russia’s reserves fully cover international debt for the first time in history — Putin

from TASS:

The government has a task of using resources of the National Wealth Fund without deteriorating the macroeconomic situation, Putin said

MOSCOW, February 20. /TASS/. Russia’s reserves cover the international sovereign and commercial debt for the first time in history, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday in his State of the Nation Address to the Federal Assembly.

Pollster: 84% Of Americans Support Turning Illegal Aliens Over To Authorities

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by Chris Menahan, Information Liberation:

Democratic pollster Mark Penn, a former chief strategist for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, said Thursday that the vast majority of Americans support turning illegal aliens over to the feds and oppose sanctuary city policies.

From The Hill, “Ex-Clinton aide: 84 percent of Americans support turning undocumented immigrants over to authorities”:

“I asked them, ‘Do you think notifying ICE [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] would in fact increase crime because it would inhibit people from reporting crimes or does it decrease crimes because it takes criminals off the street,’ and they overwhelming said ‘decrease,’ ” Penn told Hill.TV’s “Rising.”