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Roundup Jul-30-2020

Over 100 Police Agencies Withdraw From Agreements to Guard Democratic National Convention
At least 100 police agencies are pulling out of agreements to send personnel to next month’s Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Milwaukee, partly over concerns that officers will be unable to use tear gas to control crowds under a recent directive.

America’s National Pastime Just Betrayed America
Major League Baseball (MLB)—America’s “national pastime” by affirmation of the U.S. Supreme Court—has turned itself completely backward. What do you get when you reverse the league’s initials? BLM for Black Lives Matter. The hallowed New York Yankees literally got on their knees and groveled in coordination with an avowedly Marxist, anti-white, anti-family, pro-abortion-on-demand organization founded to destroy the American family,

Detroit Police Chief James Craig on why city isn’t rocked by riots: ‘We don’t retreat here’
Detroit Police Chief James Craig said Tuesday his city isn’t seeing the riots that are occurring in other major cities across the country because his police department is supported by the mayor and fellow Detroiters who are “fed up” with the “misguided radicals” fomenting chaos. Chief Craig made an appearance on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” where Mr. Carlson praised Detroit as an “unlikely success story” amid the political violence plaguing the country. The police chief explained that unlike in many other cities, “we don’t retreat here in Detroit.”

US to Begin Removing 12,000 Troops From Germany ‘Within Weeks’
The U.S. will move 11,900 troops from Germany beginning within weeks, Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced on Wednesday, …
The cuts will bring the U.S. force in Germany down by one-third, from roughly 36,000 to 24,000 troops. But not all will be leaving Europe or staying in the United States for long. About 5,600 will be repositioned within NATO countries, including Belgium and Italy.

Russia Tests a Satellite That Rams Other Satellites, US Says
“The Russian satellite system used to conduct this on-orbit weapons test is the same satellite system that we raised concerns about earlier this year, when Russia maneuvered near a U.S. government satellite,” Gen. John Raymond, who leads U.S. Space Command, said in a statement. “This is further evidence of Russia’s continuing efforts to develop and test space-based systems, and consistent with the Kremlin’s published military doctrine to employ weapons that hold U.S. and allied space assets at risk.”

More than 1,200 retired senior IDF officials urge US Congress to back Israeli sovereignty
More than 1,200 retired senior commanders and officers of the Israel Defense Forces have signed a letter that was sent to all members of Congress on Tuesday endorsing U.S. President Donald Trump’s “Peace for Prosperity” Mideast plan, as well as calling for the application of sovereignty to parts of Judea and Samaria, and the Jordan Valley, to secure Israel’s national interests.

Fuel trucks catch fire in western Iranian city of Kermanshah
Several fuel tankers have caught fire at a truck park near the western Iranian city of Kermanshah, sparking panic among local residents. Governor Fazlollah Ranjbar was quoted by the official IRNA news agency as saying that the fire broke out on July 28 during repair work to a heavy vehicle before spreading to seven others. The governor, however, denied there was an explosion.

After Ending Police Contract, Minneapolis Schools Quietly Post Job Listings For Security Guards
The public school district in Minneapolis, after cutting their ties with the city’s police in early June, has quietly sought to replace contracted school resource officers (SROs) with privately hired security guards – a move that enraged the teachers union, which wants no policing on campus at all.

National Catholic Reporter: ‘AOC is the Future of the Catholic Church’
National Catholic Reporter (NCR) has declared Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to be “the future of the Catholic Church” noting her frequent references to “Catholic values” and her “passion for justice.”

Local Officials Buck Virginia Dems’ Gun-Control Push
Local officials across Virginia are resisting the push from Virginia Democrats to adopt gun-free zones. Lawmakers in Powhatan County—located just outside Richmond— unanimously passed a “No Local Gun Control” resolution that would prevent localities from creating gun-free zones.

Anti-Christian Acts in France Up 285 Percent Since 2008, Observatory Says
Fantini noted an unusual distinction is evident between the French government’s data on anti-Christian acts and hate crimes against Christians. “Those numbers, the most recent figures for hate crimes, were nearly 2,000 in 2018,” Fantini explained. “So when people react with shock when we say that this works out to about three a day, we are taking conservative numbers.

Democrat governor sends money to Ilhan Omar’s primary opponent
Democratic Colorado Gov. Jared Polis sent a check for $1,000 to attorney Antone Melton-Meaux, who is vying for Omar’s 5th District seat, according to Federal Election Commission data. Polis’ move comes as Melton-Meaux’s total donations substantially outpace those of Omar’s for the upcoming August race, according to the Washington Examiner.

Unhinged, mask-wearing woman screams in small children’s faces: ‘I hope you all die!’
In a video making its rounds on social media Wednesday, an elderly, masked woman can be seen approaching what appears to be a young mother and her two small children. The video picks up as the mother can be heard defending her children from the woman. “They’re not supposed to wear them,” the mother can be heard saying in apparent defense of her children not wearing masks. The elderly woman fires back, “That’s not true,” shaking her head. The young mother insists that the children aren’t required to wear masks, but the elderly woman is not phased by her protestations. The elderly woman can then be seen looking down at one of the children, who is staring at the woman with apparent concern, and says, “I hope you all die!”

Rabbis Call to Break Holiday Tradition of Fasting: Arise to Temple Mount
Rabbi Yehuda Kroizer, Chief Rabbi of Mitzpe Yericho in Judea and dean of the Hara’ayon Hayehudi (the Jewish idea) yeshiva (Torah academy) in Jerusalem, released a ruling this week instructing that ascending to the Temple Mount is so important that a person who does so may even break the fast by drinking water in order to do so.

So Many Jews are Returning to Israel that the Govt. is Worried they won’t be Able to Absorb them
Unlike immigration to other countries, olim to Israel are welcomed as long-lost brothers, educated and housed at great public expense. A combination of coronavirus and anti-Semitism is creating conditions expected to bring millions of Jews home. But the Israeli government, already stretched to the limit, is concerned they may not be able to fulfill the prophecy in the proper manner.

After Western Wall riots, police prepare for violence at Balfour protests
After hundreds stormed through security in anger over the coronavirus restrictions put in place to limit the number of people praying at the Western Wall on Wednesday night – the beginning of Tisha B’Av – police are preparing for violence during protests against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in front of his official residence on Thursday night.

United Nations appoints first ‘UN Focal Point’ to monitor antisemitism
The United Nations named Spanish diplomat Miguel Ángel Moratinos, High Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), as their UN Focal Point responsible with monitoring antisemitism. Moratinos, appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, will now be tasked with “enhancing a system-wide response” to combat global antisemitism – within an international body that has long been accused of anti-Israel bias.

Israel Defense Ministry hosts US-Israeli Defense Policy Advisory group
With tensions high along Israel’s northern border, the Defense Ministry hosted the annual US- Israeli Defense Policy Advisory Group (DPAG) and discussed strategic and regional security challenges. Held over the past two days via secure video-conference due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic…

Almost 30 Million in U.S. Didn’t Have Enough to Eat Last Week
Food insecurity for U.S. households last week reached its highest reported level since the Census Bureau started tracking the data in May, with almost 30 million Americans reporting that they’d not had enough to eat at some point in the seven days through July 21…The number of respondents who sometimes had insufficient food was at its highest point in the survey’s 12 weeks.

Puerto Rico’s power grid fails hours ahead of potential arrival of tropical storm
A day before potential Tropical Storm Isaias was expected to bring rains and winds to Puerto Rico, at least 400,000 customers throughout the island were left without power. The outage affected multiple municipalities — from cities in the metropolitan area such as San Juan and Guaynabo to the mountainous towns of Jayuya and Naranjito to the coastal town of Cabo Rojo in the southwest.

Americans Aren’t Making Babies, and That’s Bad for the Economy
Pandas and white rhinos aren’t the only creatures that are unsuccessful at mating in captivity. The folk wisdom that humans will copulate when left with nothing else to do—dubbed the blackout babies theory—surfaces regularly in the immediate aftermath of disasters, but the baby boom never materializes.

Nile dam row: Egypt fumes as Ethiopia celebrates
As Ethiopia celebrated rains which began filling a controversial dam on a tributary of the River Nile, Egypt was fuming. The North African nation had long been opposed to any development on the Nile upstream that could reduce the amount of water it receives from the river and has regarded the Ethiopian project as an existential threat.

Hong Kong bars 12 opposition candidates from election
Hong Kong authorities have disqualified 12 pro-democracy candidates from upcoming elections, deepening political tensions in the Chinese territory. Opposition legislators had hoped to obtain a majority in the Legislative Council (LegCo) in September’s poll after Beijing’s imposition of a highly controversial national security law.

US to withdraw 12,000 troops from Germany in ‘strategic’ move
The US is set to withdraw almost 12,000 troops from Germany in what it described as a “strategic” repositioning of its forces in Europe. About 6,400 troops will be sent home, with the rest moved to other Nato countries such as Italy and Belgium. President Donald Trump said the move was a response to Germany failing to meet Nato targets on defence spending.

US expands sanctions on Assad, blacklists 5 people, 9 entities
The United States on Wednesday imposed fresh sanctions aimed at depriving the Syrian government of funds and warned that Washington would blacklist anyone doing business with President Bashar al-Assad’s government until he supports a negotiated end to the country’s nearly decade-long war. The US Treasury blacklisted one person and nine entities, while the US State Department sanctioned four individuals.

Symbolic Signs in the Sky: More Than 125,000 Lightnings Strike Washington DC in Just Two Hours During Unprecedented Electrical Storm
Powerful thunderstorms consolidated over the D.C. area Thursday evening, releasing a dramatic and memorable outburst of thunder and lightning while also dispensing tremendous rainfall. Energized by stifling heat and humidity, it was the fourth day in a row of vigorous summer storms in some locations…The D.C. Lightning Mapping array detected 126,500 instances of lightning discharge between 8 and 10 p.m.

Nearly 2 500 people evacuate as record rainfall hits northern Japan, triggering floods and landslides
Almost 2 500 people have been evacuated as record-high rainfall poured over northern Japan into Wednesday, July 29, 2020, causing damaging floods and landslides, including in the Yamagata Prefecture, where the Mogami River burst its banks and a mudslide left 540 people isolated.

Mumbai records wettest July since records began, India
With 1 474.4 mm (58 inches) of rain recorded between July 1 to 28, India’s state of Maharashtra capital Mumbai saw the city’s highest rainfall for this month in 76 years. The previous record was set in 2014 with 1 468.5 mm (57.8 inches) of rain.

119 dead, 4 million affected as Bangladesh remains in grip of severe flooding
Widespread flooding situation continues to worsen in Bangladesh, affecting more than 4.8 million people and claiming at least 119 lives, officials reported Wednesday, July 29, 2020. The Flood Forecasting and Warning Center (FFWC) warned that major rivers in the central districts around Dhaka are expected to rise in the following days.

No jab, no job? NEJM says everyone needs to be vaccinated for coronavirus in order to go to work 
A new paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) attempts to make the case that people who refuse a future vaccine for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) should no longer be allowed to work and make a living.

Junkies Openly Shooting Up On The Streets Of Liberal Democrat Mayor Bill Di Blasio’s New York City As ‘Defunding The Police’ Wreaking Havoc
I went to college in New York City in the early 1980’s, and how well I can recall walking through the midtown streets, taking my life in my hand because the drugs and violence were so bad, always breathing a sigh of relief when I go to my destination without incident. New York City was a dangerous cesspool because it was run by Democrats, then Rudy Giuliani was elected mayor in 1993, and seemingly overnight everything changed.

Big Pharma, Big Tech and Big Media are waging an all-out WAR against humanity, and their goal is to mass murder as many human beings as possible before they are stopped 
Big Tech, Big Pharma and Big Media are now actively colluding to silence all doctors, websites, videos and online content that explains why hydroxychloroquine can save lives and end the coronavirus pandemic in mere weeks.

CHAOS: Democrats VOTE unanimously AGAINST resolution that condemns violence and rioting
Of course. Why would the Democrats support a resolution that condemns the behavior of their constituents? The constituents that they need to take power in November. The Democrat Party is dangerous. They must go down hard in November.

World Bank Offered Belarus $940 Million Coronavirus Loan But Only If They Locked Down and Destroyed Economy 
The World Bank offered Belarus a $940 million coronavirus loan in June. But the conditions included that they lock down and destroy their economy.

Billionaire George Soros Gives Whopping $50M to Help Biden and Other Dems Win US Elections
Billionaire George Soros has set a new personal record in his latest attempt to influence US campaigns, reportedly donating more than $50 million for left-wing causes and candidates in the 2020 elections.

Zimbabwe agrees to pay $3.5 billion compensation to white farmers 
Zimbabwe agreed on Wednesday to pay $3.5 billion in compensation to white farmers whose land was expropriated by the government to resettle black families, moving a step closer to resolving one the most divisive policies of the Robert Mugabe era.

Harvard Prof Charged With False Statements, Failing To Report Income From Wuhan University Of Technology
It is alleged that in 2018 and 2019, Dr. Charles Lieber lied to federal authorities about his involvement in China’s Thousand Talents Plan and his affiliation with the Wuhan Institute of Technology…

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