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US Syria Envoy Jim Jeffrey Admits Lying to President Trump to Keep War Going

James Jeffrey, a NeverTrumper who was appointed by Mike Pompeo as special envoy for Syria in 2018, is bragging about lying to President Trump to preserve the endless war in Syria. In an interview, Jeffrey said, “We were always playing shell games to not make clear to our leadership how many troops we had there [in northeast Syria].” Jeffrey laughed about thwarting Trump’s orders to withdraw from Syria, saying: “What Syria withdrawal? There was never a Syria withdrawal.”

Jeffrey now praises Trump for his Middle East policy – and says that troop levels in Syria will remain the same regardless of who wins the election. In 2016, Jeffrey praised Biden by saying he was “the only one in the Obama administration trying to save” the war in Iraq. -GEG

James Jeffrey, a NeverTrumper who was appointed by Mike Pompeo as special envoy for Syria in 2018, is openly bragging about lying to President Trump to preserve the endless war in Syria.

Defense One reported Thursday that Jeffrey told them, “We were always playing shell games to not make clear to our leadership how many troops we had there [in northeast Syria].”

Jeffrey also laughed about thwarting Trump’s orders to withdraw from Syria, saying: “What Syria withdrawal? There was never a Syria withdrawal.”

“Never Trump” letter condemning then-presidential candidate Donald Trump as a danger to America, retiring diplomat Jim Jeffrey is recommending that the incoming Biden administration stick with Trump’s foreign policy in the Middle East.

But even as he praises the president’s support of what he describes as a successful “realpolitik” approach to the region, he acknowledges that his team routinely misled senior leaders about troop levels in Syria.

“We were always playing shell games to not make clear to our leadership how many troops we had there,” Jeffrey said in an interview. The actual number of troops in northeast Syria is “a lot more than” the roughly two hundred troops Trump initially agreed to leave there in 2019.

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California Judge Allows Strip Clubs to Open, Citing First Amendment – Churches Remain Shuttered


San Diego, California: Judge Joel Wohlfeil ruled that the state cannot take any action to prevent strip clubs from “being allowed to provide live adult entertainment,” and must allow them to reopen. The owners had argued their First Amendment rights were being violated, and the judge agreed. At the same time, churches in California have been locked in legal struggles with state authorities for months as churches of different denominations seek to end the limitations on indoor services. -GEG

A California judge in San Diego has ruled that the state cannot take any action to prevent strip clubs from “being allowed to provide live adult entertainment,” and must allow them to reopen. The owners had argued their First Amendment rights were being violated and the judge agreed.

Meanwhile, places of worship are making the exact same argument about their First Amendment rights and remain closed. Apparently, sinful activity has more rights than godly pursuits.

In fact, this is a case study in why lockdowns are unfair and invariably arbitrary. So far, the courts have mostly given the government a free hand in this public health crisis, but how much longer is this “state of emergency” going to be used to violate the Constitution with impunity?

Washington Free Beacon:

Religious-liberty advocates said that the case could pave the way for lifting coronavirus restrictions against churches. Paul Jonna, special counsel for the Thomas More Society, which is representing churches challenging the restrictions, expressed confidence that this decision bodes well for the churches. If strip clubs are entitled to constitutional protections, then churches are as well, he told the Free Beacon.

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Mainstream Media Demonizes Freedom Rally in Leipzig, Germany

Since August, German citizens have marched every week against coronavirus policies such as lockdowns and mandated masks. Children’s Health Defense (CHD) reported that a crowd of tens of thousands demonstrated with messages of peace, prayers, and meditation. Police tried to shut down the protest because no one was wearing mask or maintaining social distancing, but the crowd was too large to handle. Gradually, the police began to side with the demonstrators. Hundreds, perhaps thousands of doctors now are speaking out against senseless and harmful coronavirus policies.

Mainstream news outlets reported that the protesters attacked journalists and that police were right-wing extremists. CHD reported, however, that Black Bloc has infiltrated the pro-freedom movement to incite violence and caste it in a bad light. Black Bloc is commonly associated with anarchist groups and Antifa. Bavaria’s state premier has requested the intelligence service to investigate the peaceful movement, characterizing it as a “growing conglomeration of right-wing extremists, Reichsbürger, anti-Semites and absurd conspiracy-theorists who accuse politics of satanism.” -GEG

Last summer when we announced that the inaugural meeting of the European chapter of Children’s Health Defense would be held in Berlin, there were serious discussions around the coming of our beloved chairman Mr. Kennedy. Was it safe to travel to Europe? What would happen in Berlin? Was it …the right time, place and people? Ask your heart, and you will know the answer. Yes, we knew, Germany would be a historic moment, something meaningful. And it was… beyond our imagination!!!

In spite of all efforts made by the Berlin city officials to cancel the event and discourage people from coming, over one million people joined from all parts of Germany and Europe in one of the biggest freedom rallies of the century. The unforgettable speech of Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. echoing his uncle’s words in 1963 in a message to defend the ‘free people of Berlin’ against the threat of communism and dictatorship instantly reached tens of millions around the planet. And his warning sounded very clear. Democracy is in danger again, this pandemic is a coup d’etat and we are here together to fight for our rights”.

Every single person I’ve met In Berlin has told me the same story “As Germans we had to grow up with the shame of the nazi regime and the misery of communism. Never ever ever ever can this happen again! There is simply no way we can accept another totalitarian society. It’s a matter of life or death…

The Germans have been on the streets every Saturday since August in dozens of cities. Hundreds if not thousands of doctors completely disagree with the ‘coronameasures’. They are speaking out, supported by dozens of lawyers, scientists, artists, sportsmen, businessmen, parents. It is difficult to estimate how many people are aware of the situation in Germany, but some say it could be up to 20% of the population.

Freedom fighters marched every week with portraits of Ghandi, love messages, prayers, peace songs and meditation and week after week they have been called extremists, fascists, and violent criminals by their media and government. Black blocks infiltrated their ranks to provoke incidents, police forces tried to intimidate them. During one of the recent protests in Berlin we saw images of our good friends brutalized and arrested by ‘robocops’ while they were simply walking around in the crowd. But here they are again. Nothing will stop them.

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Additional sources:

https://www.thelocal.de/20201108/coronavirus-protesters-attack-police-in-leipzig

https://www.dw.com/en/german-politicians-demand-probe-into-conspiracy-theory-sect/a-55599599




Trump Lawyer Sidney Powell: “We’re Getting Ready To Overturn Election Results In Multiple States”


Former US federal prosecutor Sidney Powell says she can prove that election fraud took place, especially with the software used in vote-counting machines, and that the corruption is so blatant, the entire election will be thrown out. She says Trump won the election by millions of votes. The operating manual for the machines says that votes can be wiped away. Powell says the initial money to create the software now used in the US came from Venezuela and Cuba for the purpose of manipulating votes and reelecting Hugo Chavez. She says the software has been used internationally, including manipulation of the California vote in 2016. Dominion software is used in 30 US states. Powell says she has evidence of kickbacks. -GEG

Former federal prosecutor Sidney Powell, a Trump campaign lawyer, suggested in a Sunday interview that there is still more evidence coming out in President Donald Trump’s claims of voter fraud and irregularities.

“We’re getting ready to overturn election results in multiple states,” Powell said, saying that she has enough evidence of election fraud to launch a widespread criminal investigation.

“I don’t make comments without having the evidence to back it up,” she added, saying that elections software switched “millions of votes” from Trump to Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

Powell notably provided legal counsel to Gen. Michael Flynn in 2019. She was named to Trump’s legal team in the past several days.

Powell said a whistleblower came forward and said the elections software was designed to “rig elections,” saying that “he saw it happen in other countries,” referring to voting systems Dominion Voting Systems and Smartmatic, or perhaps other software and machines.

“We have so much evidence, I feel like it’s coming in through a fire hose,” Powell said, while noting that she won’t reveal the evidence that she has.

“They can stick a thumb drive in the [voting] machine, they can upload software to it even from the Internet … from Germany or Venezuela even,” she said, adding that operations “can watch votes in real-time” and “can shift votes in real-time,” or alleged bad actors can “remote access anything.”

“We’ve identified mathematically the exact algorithm they’ve used—and planned to use from the beginning” that allegedly switched votes to Biden, Powell remarked.

Powell also made reference to a 2019 investigation from Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), as well as other Democratic lawmakers into Dominion Voting Systems, Election Systems & Software, and Hart InterCivic. The senators had expressed concerns about the security of the voting systems.

“(W)e have concerns about the spread and effect of private equity investment in many sectors of the economy, including the election technology industry—an integral part of our nation’s democratic process,” wrote the lawmakers in their letters to the firms about a year ago.

“These problems threaten the integrity of our elections and demonstrate the importance of election systems that are strong, durable, and not vulnerable to attack.”

Later in the Sunday morning interview, Powell said that her team has “detected voting irregularities that are inexplicable” in states where officials believe they have valid systems.

During the election, Republicans in the House were able to flip at least 11 seats while the GOP is poised to maintain control of the Senate. Some conservatives have questioned how such a voting pattern is possible for Biden to win the presidential election, let alone receive more votes than any other presidential candidate in American history, including President Barack Obama’s victory in 2008.

Companies Respond

The Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity agency issued a statement on Thursday calling the 2020 general election the “most secure in American history,” despite multiple legal challenges alleging a variety of alleged voting irregularities across a number of battleground states.

“The November 3rd election was the most secure in American history. Right now, across the country, election officials are reviewing and double-checking the entire election process prior to finalizing the result,” read the statement released by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

Smartmatic, in a statement on Saturday, said that it has no ties with Dominion Voting Systems. Powell suggested that Smartmatic is operated by Dominion in the interview.

Dominion, over the past several weeks, has repeatedly denied its systems were compromised in some way.

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