THE BIG PICTURE NEWS
Chris Knows Best – “The only bulwark to censorship on a centralized Substack is CEO Chris Best. And the corporate-state’s ‘anti-fascist’ fascists and ‘anti-racist’ racists are gunning for him. For anyone who knows the history of censorship, this is how it always starts: With whispers, murmurs, demands, and organized campaigns funded by state grants and corporate donations, and it ends with a blitzkrieg of banning and blacklisting. One day it’s Note replies, the next month the parasites with blood on their tongues want to ban “offensive” writers that are guilty of “literal violence” with their words. Every writer should be taking this seriously regardless of what content they write. If the path to writer censorship hits 1, it’s game over for Substack.” – The Good Citizen
Substack: Dead Man Walking – “Substack’s days are numbered. The email newsletter platform is increasingly under attack, most recently by the ADL. The theatrical takedown of Mr. Teixeira is a propaganda event designed to bolster further eradication of dissent and grease the skids for the passage of RESTRICT.” – Kurt Nimmo
Vaccine pay for play – ” Bribing your way to compliance for fun and profit. Pro Tip: There is a name for when the government pays the insurers to pay to docs to push a product. It is not “evidence based medicine.” One might even ask some pointy questions about “informed consent.” And this was A LOT of payment.” – El Gato Malo
FedNow: Digital Dollar By Stealth? – “The FedNow Service Is Not A Central Bank Digital Currency. It’s Much Worse Than That. More than a few people view the coming of the FedNow service as the first step towards the ultimate in government control over people—a digital (and therefore “programmable”) currency.” – Peter Nayland Kust
They Must Have a Good Reason – “There is a strange idea hovering about that if you don’t know something then it doesn’t exist. Kind of like the image of the proverbial ostrich with his head in the sand. But it goes beyond denial. Ignorance is when you don’t know something at all, denial is when you know it, but you ignore it. What I am talking about here is when you know something and do not deny it, but simply rationalize it away with a statement like “they must have a good reason for doing that,” or similarly, “maybe we don’t know all that there is to know about that.” Which is often followed with, “and I don’t have the time, (inclination, care, interest, curiosity, ability, intelligence, etc.) to look into it further.” Part of this “gullibility” that causes many people to just brush things off assuming that all is ok comes from indoctrination from an early age. What regulation agency would bother to recall Lawn Darts but at the same time allow an unsafe vaccine to reach the unwilling arms of children? Well, toys are toys, vaccines are medicine. There ‘ya go. The government, and other regulatory agencies, know what’s right, right?” – Todd Hayen, PHD, RP
Thirty Years of Global Warming Prophecies – “I now focus upon the doddering old fool who occupies ‘The Bully Pulpit.’ While Biden has made no verbal predictions, his actions demonstrate what he believes will occur if the climate crisis is not soon abated. Biden’s 2021 goal sought to have 50% of new vehicle sales by 2030 be electric vehicles (EVs) or plug-in hybrids. Where does he think electricity comes from? Only six days after the California Air Resources Board mandated that 35% of new 2026 cars sold in California (100% by 2035) must be zero-emissions, heat waves taxed California’s power grid causing a 10-day emergency alert that warned residents to cut electricity usage or face outages. Is this what we can expect in the predicted Biden-world in 2030?” – Warren Beatty
Is Free Speech Killing Us? FDA Commissioner Declares “Misinformation” a Medical Risk – Jonathan Turley
You Can Never Reform the World, But You Can Reform Yourself – ” The State has no power other than that given to it by a supporting, submissive, and lethargic population, but so long as the individual steps to his own music, lives every moment of life as if he is forever free, and disregards the horde of naysayers whose only objective is repetitive boredom and a safe existence, he will be saved from eternal enslavement of his body and mind. Only when one lives life to the fullest, disregarding the inclination to understand the meaning of it all, and embraces every moment as an opportunity to be free of the rule of others, and free of their thoughts and opinions, can he truly become the owner of himself.” – Gary D. Barnett
Collateral Murder 13 Years On… Julian Assange Persecuted for Truth-Telling – “This month marks the 13th anniversary since the publication of the now globally renowned video known as “Collateral Murder”. The short video clip of approximately 39 minutes in duration shows the cold-blooded murder of 18 Iraqi civilians by American troops flying Apache helicopter gunships over Baghdad. Yet the man who published that truth, Julian Assange, is today held in a British torture dungeon. Can there be any more graphic condemnation of the U.S. and British state corruption?” – Strategic Culture Foundation
Will Latest Revelations Of Corruption Get Biden Impeached? – “With each day, it seems, we hear something new about how President Joe Biden and his ever-eager son, Hunter, used the power of Biden’s various political offices to make money for the Biden family. If even half of the allegations are true, Biden’s in big trouble. Will that make him think twice about running for a second term in 2024? American voters are a thick-skinned lot, and know pretty much that many politicians are scoundrels. But Biden is a different breed.” – I & I Editorial Board
Biden Is Even Worse than Obama – “Rather than stabilizing things as the moderate Democrat he pretended to be, at every crossroads Biden has made decisions that make the country weaker, more hated, more fragile, and less unified.” – Christopher Roach
Buried Bombshell: Biden-Harris Regime Quietly Shuts Down U.N.’s Weaponized Illegal Alien Center . . . Or Did They? – “Is real progress being made or are being lied to again to placate conservative journalists and redirect attention away from the regime’s crimes? Who’s involved in it? The Biden-Harris regime put it all together in 2021. The United Nations is all over the former U.S. base. The International Organization for Migration, or IOM-OIM, seems to be running the show. Meanwhile, the Clinton Foundation is directly involved, though it’s unclear whether they’re using it to launder money, push more illegal aliens into America, or both. It’s probably both. Allegedly, the operation was shut down this week. I’m not buying it.” – JD Rucker
Social Security is Running Out of Time and Money, What Do Biden and Trump Propose? – “Curiously both president Biden and former president Trump propose doing nothing. That means huge cuts in benefits are on the horizon.” – Mish
Who’s Jack Teixeira, the Alleged Pentagon Leaker Arrested Thursday? – Wyatt Reed – NOTICE ALMOST EVERYONE EXCEPT THE MSM IS QUESTIONING THE LEAKER IN SOME WAY OR ANOTHER SUCH AS CALLING HIM ALLEGED. WHEN IS SOMEONE JUST A WHISTLE BLOWER AND NOT A LEAKER. YOU ARE A WHISTLE BLOWER IF YOU GO ALONG WITH THE U.S. NARRATIVE, BUT A LEAKER WHEN YOU GO AGAINST IT, HMMM!!!!
Spare us the outrage theatrics on the Pentagon leaker, Merrick Garland – “n what has to be the most laughable statement of the week, Attorney General Merrick Garland vowed to get tough, make an example of, and send a message in the wake of the arrest of Massachusetts Air National Guardsman Jack Teixeira, who’s accused of spreading some of America’s most vital classified secrets on the web, which ended up on enemy social media sites. Take it from Mr. Tough. Spreading state secrets now won’t be tolerated.It gets even more antennae-raising when the matter is brought up as to whether Teixeira really did it on his own. ” – Monica Showalter
Declassified Guantanamo Court Filing Shows 9/11 Hijackers were Recruited by the CIA – “For the past several days, the media, both the corporate media as well as the alternative media, have been widely reporting news about the alleged “Pentagon leaks” which resulted in an arrest today of a suspect who was charged with espionage. I have not published anything about this story yet, because I really have not seen anything that was allegedly leaked that was important enough to report on, as other news seems more important, and I was not sure if this alleged “leak” was intentional or not, possibly to control the public narrative. And while I am still unsure about that, another news item that has been happening almost simultaneously and that has not been widely reported, was brought to my attention today, and from my perspective, is probably a much larger news story.” – Brian Shilhavy
That Kaiser Gun Study The Media Love Is Garbage – “It’s become virtually impossible to find reliable data or polling on gun violence these days. A new Kaiser Family Foundation report being shared by virtually every major media outlet this week offers us a good example of why.” – David Harsanyi
DC police recover vehicle possibly involved in homicide outside NE funeral home – Caroline Patrickis – THE MSM HAS BEEN AWFUL QUIET ABOUT THIS MASS SHOOTING, DOESN’T FIT THE NARRATIVE BECAUSE IT WAS APPARENTLY A BLACK ON BLACK SHOOTING INVOLVING POSSIBLE GANG MEMBERS. HAD TO DO A LOT OF SEARCHING TO FIND ANY OF THIS OUT. IF IT WOULD’VE BEEN SOME WHITE GUY WITH AN AR, IT WOULD’VE BEEN ON THE NEWS NON-STOP!!!
Why Is No One Asking Why The Left Is Fighting So Hard To Keep Porn On The Shelves of Our Children’s School Libraries? – “The American Library Association is disturbed by the growing number of attempts to “ban or restrict library resources in schools” across the nation. In the first eight months of 2022, these attempts exceeded the record set in 2021. For traditional, conservative-minded parents, it’s about time!” – Becky Behrends, M.D.
“We’ve Been Warned”: El Nino Watch Initiated As Ag-Industry In Crosshairs – “This week, the Climate Prediction Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released an El Niño Watch, indicating the increasing likelihood of the weather-altering phenomenon developing in the Pacific Ocean.” – Tyler Durden – EL NINO OR WEATHER MODIFICATION TO WRECK THE AG INDUSTRY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Americans, beware what belies the smile of Ron DeSantis – “I met the Florida governor years ago, at Guantanamo.” – Mansoor Adayfi
Sam Brinton Avoids Jail Time For Stealing Women’s Luggage While Meme Creator Faces 10 Years Behind Bars – “Nearly 80 percent of Americans believe there is a two-tiered justice system. This week’s courtroom episodes only validate the public’s perception.” – Tristan Justice
Common Sense, Not Conspiracy Theories, Accounts For Africans’ Embrace Of Russian Media – “What Russian and affiliated media provide is another way to interpret events across the world, and unlike the West, that country doesn’t have a toxic legacy on the continent nor has it ever exploited African states like its Western rivals have and still continue to do. The worldview that’s articulated by these outlets is multipolar and fully in line with the objective interests of African societies, unlike the West’s unipolar one that objectively contradicts those aforesaid interests.” – Andrew Korybko
US shouldn’t whine when Brazil does its own thing – “A new Washington Post report laments President Lula’s ‘pragmatism and dialogue’ when it comes to Washington’s rivals. U.S.-Brazilian relations have not improved much since President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva took office in January. Despite hopes for a “new era” in relations connected with Lula’s visit to the U.S. in February, the first few months have not been very productive.” – Daniel Larison
Russia’s Oil Revenues Rebound As Exports Surge To Three-Year High – Michael Kern
Showdown on the Markets – in 5 Charts – Ronni Stoeferle
Gold & Silver Are Flirting with These Key Breakout Levels… – Money Metals News Service
Gold and silver rising strongly – “Gold and silver had a positive week, with prices rising strongly. In European trade this morning, gold was $2038, up $30 from last Thursday’s close (Friday was Good Friday), and silver was $25.95, up 100 cents. Silver’s outperformance, which is evident in our headline chart, has dropped the gold/silver ratio to below 79, having peaked at 91 in March.” – Alasdair Macleod
Pullback or Not, Record Highs Ahead in Gold – “Fundamentals are clearly driving the bus in Gold and Silver. Ever since the Fed announced its plan to reduce rate hikes at the FOMC meeting on November 2nd, Gold has gone more or less straight up from 1618 and is on the verge of testing the record high of 2089 in August 2020.” – David Brady
SURVIVAL, PREPAREDNESS AND SELF-SUFFICIENCY NEWS
The Collapse of the US Dollar and the Dawn of a New World Order – “As a preppers we must always be vigilant and prepared for potential threats that could disrupt the status quo and drastically change the way we live. To prepare for such a crisis, preppers should focus on stockpiling essential goods such as non-perishable food, water, medical supplies, and fuel. Developing self-sufficiency skills, such as gardening, raising livestock, and learning basic home repairs, would be crucial to surviving the crisis. Diversifying one’s assets by investing in precious metals, cryptocurrencies, and other non-dollar-based commodities would provide some financial stability during the currency collapse.” – M.D. Creekmore
VHF versus UHF for Handheld Radio Communications – “Which is a better choice for radio communications performance, VHF or UHF, while using handheld 2-way radios” – Ken Jorgustin
10 Rhubarb Plant Problems: Common Pests, Diseases, and Environmental Issues – Masha Cyganeria
Creating a Pest Management Strategy for Your Homestead – Jane Marsh
Evacuation List Items You May Overlook – “As preppers, most of us have bug-out bags packed and ready for emergency situations. Sometimes with an evacuation notice, though, you may have a small window of additional time to pack some more belongings. If you were told you had 30 minutes to leave your home, would you know what to grab?” – Chris Richards
VERSE FOR THE DAY
Job 6:30 Is there iniquity in my tongue? cannot my taste discern perverse things?
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