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National Guard Allowed Back Into Capitol After Eviction To Parking Garage


After two weeks of protecting Washington DC from an alleged inauguration threat that never materialized, thousands of National Guardsmen were booted from Congressional grounds on Thursday, where they were forced to sleep on marble floors, and have instead been forced to take their rest breaks in nearby parking garages while setting up mobile command centers outside or in nearby hotels. The parking garage had no internet reception, one electrical outlet, and a two-stall bathroom for 5,000 troops.

National Guardsmen have been allowed back into the Capitol Complex after outrage erupted over their Thursday eviction to nearby parking garages.

According to CNN, one Guardsman said that they are now allowed to rest in the US Capitol Visitor Center.

Meanwhile, Donald Trump has reportedly given permission for troops to stay at Trump Hotel DC if needed.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, meanwhile, said that it was “utterly unacceptable” to find that National Guardsmen were “sleeping in parking garages and cramped quarters without proper space or ventilation,” adding “I pledge to every national guard member that it will not happen again.”

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After two weeks of sleepless nights protecting Washington DC from an alleged inauguration threat that never materialized, thousands of National Guardsmen were booted from Congressional grounds on Thursday, where they were forced to sleep on marble floors, and have instead been forced to take their rest breaks in nearby parking garages, according to Politico.

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Biden Sends Troops into Syria Once Again to Control Oil Fields

After two days in office, Joe Biden ordered US military troops into northeastern Syria, including 200 troops, 40 trucks and armored vehicles backed from the air by helicopters. News reports have come from Israel and Syria while US media is refusing to report on it. Troops are set to deploy on the nearby oilfields with Kurdish-controlled eastern Syria energy resources. Biden nominated war hawk Antony Blinken as his Secretary of State. Video from 1992 shows Joe Biden saying, “If there wasn’t an Israel, the US would have to invent an Israel to protect our interests in the region.” Though President Trump acquiesced to much of this neocon agenda, he stated repeatedly that the US presence in the Middle East is only “to protect Israel.” J. Michael Springmann, a former US diplomat in Saudi Arabia, said that the US is moving its troops from Iraq into Syria in order to steal its oil to give it to Israel.

While National Guard troops were being kicked out of the Capitol on Thursday, Joe Biden was ordering US military troops into northeastern Syria from Iraq with the controlled media in America refusing to even report on it.

The move was only reported in the Israeli press and in Syrian state media.


From i24NEWS:

A convoy of 40 trucks and armor vehicles said to have entered Syria from Iraq

A large US military convoy entered northeastern Syria on Thursday, Syrian state news agency SANA reports, citing sources on the ground.

According to the report, the convoy included some 40 trucks and armored vehicles and was backed from the air by helicopters.

It entered Syria from Iraq via the al-Waleed crossing to bring arms and logistical equipment to the bases in Hasakeh and Deir Ezzor provinces.

[…] At the same time, SANA also reports that some 200 US troops arrived in the Hasakeh province on helicopters.

According to the report, the troops are set to deploy on the nearby oilfields, with Kurdish-controlled eastern Syria rich in energy resources.

state media.

State-news agency SANA quoted an unnamed military official as saying the attack took place shortly before dawn when Israeli warplanes flew over neighboring Lebanon.

Israel has launched hundreds of strikes against Iran-linked military targets in Syria over the years. But it rarely acknowledges or discusses such operations.

The Syrian military official said the attack was aimed at several targets in and near the central province of Hama. It added that Syrian air defense units shot down most of the missiles.

The official said the strike killed a family of four, consisting of a married couple and their two children. The strike also wounded four others, including two children, and destroyed three homes on the western edge of the provincial capital of Hama, SANA quoted the official as saying.

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Additional source from Sputnik News:  https://sputniknews.com/world/202101241081863632-us-plundering-syrian-oil-to-send-to-israel-claims-us-ex-diplomat/

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Syria’s state-run media earlier reported that 200 troops had been flown to US bases in al-Shaddadi on 21 January for future deployment at Omar oil field and Koniko gas field in neighbouring Deir ez-Zor province. It was also reported that the US-led military coalition had dispatched 40 truckloads of weapons and logistical equipment to Hasakah.

The United States is plundering Syria’s natural resources to send them to other places that will benefit from American theft, claimed J. Michael Springmann, a former US diplomat in Saudi Arabia.

“The United States of America is moving soldiers from Iraq, which it is occupying, to Syria, which it continues to occupy, in order to steal Syrian oil from the Syrian people and to send the oil to somewhere else, presumably to the Apartheid entity (Israel) and other places that will benefit from American theft of Syrian oil,” the American political commentator and author was quoted as saying by Press TV on 23 January.

Responding to reports that the US military has transferred hundreds of troops from Iraq to Syria’s energy-rich northeastern province of Hasakah, Springmann, who was head of the American visa bureau in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, during the administrations of former presidents Reagan and Bush from September 1987 through March 1989, underscored:

“This is typical of the US and should be shown in contrast to 25,000 soldiers that were surrounding Joe Biden when he was being inaugurated, just a few days ago.”




Tulsi Gabbard: Domestic-Terrorism Bill Is ‘Targeting Almost Half of the Country’

The Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2021 was introduced in the House last week. The text for the legislation is not available at this time. HR350 authorizes dedicated domestic-terrorism offices within the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, and the FBI to “analyze and monitor domestic terrorist activity and require the federal government to take steps to prevent domestic terrorism.” Tulsi Gabbard, the former Democratic representative from Hawaii, voices her concern over the idea that domestic terrorists are religious extremists, racists, bigots, and Libertarians. She says this could include Christians, all white people, males, libertarians, people who have an American flag outside their house, or anyone who ever attended a Trump rally. She said it targets almost half the country. -GEG

Excerpt from Patch:

The legislation is nearly identical to the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020, which was endorsed by a broad coalition, including the Anti-Defamation League, Arab American Institute, Bend the Arc: Jewish Action, Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism, Human Rights Campaign, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Muslim Advocates, NAACP, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., Sikh Coalition, Southern Poverty Law Center Action Fund, and Unidos.

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Current Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2021.

Click here for full text of prior Senate Bill 894 Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2019/2020, that is nearly identical to the current bill.

Summary:

Introduced in Senate (03/27/2019)

Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2019

This bill authorizes domestic terrorism offices in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and requires specified steps to prevent and report on domestic terrorism.

The bill also authorizes a Domestic Terrorism Executive Committee, which shall coordinate with key public safety officials to promote information sharing and ensure an effective joint effort to combat domestic terrorism.

The joint terrorism task forces of the FBI and state, local, and regional fusion centers shall each, in coordination with the committee and such offices (1) share intelligence to address domestic terrorism activities; (2) conduct an annual, intelligence-based assessment of domestic terrorism activities in their jurisdictions; and (3) formulate and execute a plan to address and combat such activities.

DOJ, the FBI, DHS, and the Department of Defense shall establish an interagency task force to combat white supremacist and neo-Nazi infiltration of the uniformed services.




Northern California Man Dies Hours After Getting Covid-19 Vaccine


An unidentified man in Northern California died hours after receiving the Covid-19 vaccine. According to officials, he had tested positive for COVID-19 in late December and received the vaccine Thursday. The sheriff’s office says the man was not administered his vaccine by Placer County Public Health and it is unknown where he got his vaccine or which vaccine he received. Officials are concerned that people will blame the death on the vaccine. -GEG

DAVIS, Calif. (KTXL) — The Placer County Sheriff’s Office and Public Health reported Saturday that they are investigating the death of a man who received a COVID-19 vaccine.

According to officials, the person had tested positive for COVID-19 in late December and received the vaccine Thursday. The sheriff’s office says the man was not administered his vaccine by Placer County Public Health.

It’s unknown where he got his vaccine or which vaccine he received, as officials have yet to say.

A cause of death has not been reported yet and agencies are still investigating, but they reported he died hours later after receiving the vaccine.

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Home Run King Hank Aaron Dies of ‘Undisclosed Cause’ 18 Days After Getting Moderna Vaccine

Hank Aaron, the 86-year old baseball legend, died 18 days after he publicly received Moderna’s RNA Covid-19 vaccine on January 5, in an attempt to encourage others in the Black community to get the vaccine. While Aaron’s cause of death is “undisclosed” many people, including health-care workers, are refusing the experimental vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna. Robert Kennedy, Jr., chairman of Children’s Health Defense, says that self-interest prevents pharmaceutical and medical officials from reporting vaccine injuries. In confirmation of that statement, a 2001 Health and Human Services report concluded that “fewer than 1% of vaccine injuries” are reported. -GEG

Update: The wife of an NBA player questioned whether Hank Aaron;s death was related to the Covid-19 vaccine and she was severely criticized by others on social media.

From Children’s Health Defense:

Baseball legend Hank Aaron, who received the Moderna COVID vaccine on Jan. 5, has died. According to the New York Times, the Atlanta Braves confirmed the 86-year-old Hall of Famer’s death today, but did not provide further details.

CNN reported that Aaron died “peacefully in his sleep,” and that no cause of death was disclosed.

Aaron made headlines earlier this month when he was photographed getting the Moderna vaccine. He told the Associated Press at the time that getting vaccinated “makes me feel wonderful.” He added:

“I don’t have any qualms about it at all, you know. I feel quite proud of myself for doing something like this. … It’s just a small thing that can help zillions of people in this country.”

Aaron was vaccinated at the Morehouse School of Medicine health clinic in Atlanta, in what news reports said was an attempt to inspire other Black Americans to step up to the plate and get the vaccine. The AP reported at the time:

“Rolling up their sleeves to take the first of two doses, these octogenarians, their spouses and several other civil rights leaders who received the shots in a brand-new health clinic at the Morehouse School of Medicine acknowledged the legacy of mistrust that many African Americans have toward medical research, stemming from the infamous Tuskegee experiment in which U.S. health workers left syphilis untreated in Black men without their consent, making them suffer needlessly.”

In December, VOX reported on the launch of a global campaign using influencers and celebrities to help overcome “vaccine hesitancy,” stating that it “will be unprecedented” and many institutions will have a role, including government and public health authorities.

However, health officials continue to encounter pushback, including from healthcare workers.

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