Open Thread – February 2024

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  1. kaysee kaysee says:

    Lee Kim Yew

    Prominent Malaysian Businessman/Entrepreneur Lee Kim Yew, completely baffled by increasing number of sudden deaths, asks for investigation.

    Asks what everyone is thinking about:
    “is it because of COVID-19, that is, the virus, or the aftereffects of being infected with the virus, or the aftereffects of getting vaccinated…?”


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  2. kaysee kaysee says:

    We can throw stones, complain about them, stumble on them, climb over them, or build with them.
    — William Arthur Ward

    Perhaps someone should send this to the Palestinians

    That is a cryptic comment.
    I’m trying to understand what it means.

    Please explain?


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  3. kaysee kaysee says:

    The Plans of the Globalists

    1/
    David Icke

    China Is The Globalist Blueprint For The West

    As so-called “conspiracy theorists” have been warning us for decades, China—with its social credit system, mandatory digital ID, CBDCs and omnipresent biometric surveillance state—is the blueprint for what our self-appointed globalist overlords intend to roll out globally, under Klaus Schwab of the World Economic Forum’s ‘Great Reset’ agenda.

    2/
    David Wanetick

    Countering the WEF

    Davos in the Desert CEO David Wanetick says:
    Globalists think that they know everything and can manage everyone’s life for them on a micro level and I think that people should have liberty and freedom and they should have the right to decide which injections they inject into their bodies. And they should have the right to free speech without being censored and having that censorship dictated by a globalist organizations such as the WHO or the United Nations…..


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  4. kaysee kaysee says:

    Malcolm Roberts
    Digital ID and Internet Outages

    At the Digital Identity Inquiry in Canberra, I questioned the Australian Banking Association about how Australians who don’t want a digital ID would lead a normal life without one.

    I also asked how internet outages would impact on people’s lives when they rely on a digital identity to access their money.


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  5. mh says:

    Perhaps someone should send this to the Palestinians

    Hmmm

    Israel destroyed my university. Where is the outrage? | The Chris Hedges Report

    The Real News Network

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RVPZpqYzjA


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  6. kaysee kaysee says:

    Top UN court holds hearings on legality of Israeli occupation

    TRT World Now

    I’ve watched a few videos where Mustafa Barghouti has been interviewed. He responds in a calm, dignified manner and maintains his composure despite the provocations from the interviewers.

    Peace is possible but we need to get people who truly desire peace to the negotiating table and leave out the ones who have other agendas.

    There are Palestinian Muslims, Palestinian Christians, Israeli Jews, Israeli Christians who would be able to have amicable discussions and arrive at peaceful solutions.

    Just as there are some, on both sides, who want the war to go on.

    If only the trouble-makers would get out of the way.


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  7. kaysee kaysee says:

    In the West, we tend to regard the political Right-wing to hold Conservative views and align ourselves on that side because they are closer to our values. Yet, this Gaza conflict has turned the interpretations of Right-wing/Conservatives vs Left-wing progressives upside-down.

    Israel’s Emerging Religious Left

    In recent years, religious Jewish communities around the world have turned increasingly toward the right. In Israel, the overwhelmingly right-wing ideology of Religious Zionism is on the rise, and it’s often seen as unusual to be both religious and left-wing. But there’s also a growing movement of observant Jews offering an alternative vision for religious life that centers Jewish values of justice, compassion, and freedom.

    (The above is from a magazine founded in 1946 called Jewish Currents. The website states that it is committed to the rich tradition of thought, activism, and culture of the Jewish left.)


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  8. Old bloke says:

    The WEF’s Harari says that Trump will end the New World Order.

    WEF SPOKESMAN Unwittingly Endorses Trump For President! (Live from Two Roads Theater – Jimmy Dore – 6 mins.


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  9. kaysee kaysee says:

    From the same Jewish Currents magazine:

    What the Israeli Public Doesn’t See

    In largely ignoring the suffering of Palestinian civilians in Gaza, the Israeli media both shapes and reflects public opinion.


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  10. kaysee kaysee says:

    Pfffffzzzer

    1/
    Pffff-1

    Two months after Pfizer announced the acquisition of Seagen Inc, a global biotechnology company that discovers, develops and commercializes transformative cancer medicines — they launch a Super Bowl campaign declaring their next fight is against CANCER.

    2/
    Pffff-2


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  11. mh says:

    Bricks to Riches: Running for Rochdale – George Galloway

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhAAPAPXZ0o


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  12. kaysee kaysee says:

    1999
    US: Who Wants To Be a Millionaire

    John Carpenter, the first ever $1 million winner on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” in November 1999, didn’t use any lifelines until the final question.

    He then called his father……..


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  13. mh says:

    House of Commons chaos and confusion over Gaza ceasefire vote

    Channel 4 News

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZatVGbggCsE


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  14. mh says:

    Heaven knows the UK parliament needs me now

    George Galloway
    361K subscribers

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODX9XON16T4


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  15. mh says:

    UK judges deciding the fate of Julian Assange | 9 News Australia

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4w1rrPDXgB4


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  16. mh says:

    Al Jizz

    China counters US point by point at ICJ
    Step Vaessen

    Reporting from The Hague, Netherlands
    China very well listened to what the United States had to say a day earlier, its representative basically countered all the arguments that the US brought forward.

    The US said the UN and the ICJ should stay out of a bilateral issue between Israel and Palestine. According to China, it was definitely a matter for the UN to talk about the self-determination of the Palestinian people.

    And also the argument the US made, Israel’s right to self-defence and that’s why the occupation has to continue. The Chinese representative said Israel is a foreign nation occupying Palestine, so the right to self-defence lies more with the Palestinians than with the Israelis.

    China said it is actually very important to have the advisory opinion coming from the world’s highest court because it will guide any future negotiations.


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  17. mh says:

    Don’t like this guy, but this is one of the better analysis

    Our Establishment Tries To Silence YOU On Gaza

    Owen Jones

    472K subscribers

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMrUN-U5c1k


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  18. Old bloke says:

    Here’s the lady who is going to monitor everything you say online.

    Australia’s eSafety Commissioner Goes to Davos – Malcolm Roberts – 9 mins.


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  19. Old bloke says:

    I’ll see if this gets through….

    “The eSafety Commissar has got a big bum”


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  20. Old bloke says:

    Well, that worked.

    Who are those uniformed people bashing on my front door?


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  21. mh says:

    America Is Not a Free Country

    Nicholas J. Fuentes
    56.7K followers

    https://rumble.com/v4f248u-america-is-not-a-free-country.html


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  22. mh says:

    The Chosen Ones

    “I am personally proud of the ruins in Gaza,” says Israeli minister May Golan

    Middle East Eye

    1.71M subscribers

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ya-dN9D4Y0E


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  23. mh says:

    Not sure why the Brother speaks like Dennis Hopper.
    Interview starts about ten minute mark

    Meeting Brother Nathanael
    Nicholas J. Fuentes

    https://rumble.com/v4f9znc-meeting-brother-nathanael.html


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  24. kaysee kaysee says:

    Julian Assange

    Has Peter Dutton and the LNP explained why they voted NO to the Motion by Andrew Wilkie to free Julian Assange?

    1/
    Stella Assange
    When exposing a crime is treated as committing a crime, you are being ruled by criminals…..
    .

    2/
    Neil Oliver:
    They Want Blood & Julian Assange!

    ….are we just a whipped dog licking the hand of its master!


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  25. kaysee kaysee says:

    If you consider yourself a Conservative and you check out the Con Inc Media sites to get the latest happenings in the world, these are the top two news stories you’ll find:

    1/ The Hamas attack on 7 October 2023
    Israel is the victim. The Hamas massacre in Gaza on 7 October 2023 killed and wounded innocent Jews. Some have been tortured, taken as hostages. Their families are worried and concerned about their well-being, especially as some of the hostages are ill/ elderly or young children.

    All true. This attack should not have happened. Innocent civilians should not be pawns in whatever conflicts exist between two sides.

    But the media want you to believe that it is all about 7 October 2023.
    Nothing happened before that – 75 years – to lead to this point.
    And nothing has happened after that, in Gaza.

    It is just one side that has suffered – Israel.
    .

    2/ The 2024 US Elections
    The primaries have not ended – not the GOP or the Dems. The nominees have not been officially declared. But, as far as Con Inc Media goes, Donald Trump has as good as won the 2024 general election.

    You can read all about the polls – state by state – which show Trump leading Biden by several points. You can read about all the great plans and policies about draining the swamp and eliminating the deep state. And much, much more.
    .

    Of course, those who have worked out the psyops by the media, doing the bidding of their masters, are checking their news from alternate sources.

    And they know that there is more to what is taking place than that being provided by the new era of journalism – not facts but opinion. Not objective reporting but bias.


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  26. kaysee kaysee says:

    This past month there have been reports about some Zionists or Jews (not sure which one) in Australia being dobbed and the government is stepping in with laws to prevent this. Revealing the identity of innocent civilians is wrong. People should be allowed to have the right to their opinions, freedom and living their lives as long as they do not advocate violence or break any valid laws.

    But do we want freedom and privacy for all? Do we really want to work towards peace? Or do we just want a solution that suits one side and is unfair to the other side?

    I came across two of these twitter posts a while ago but did not post them here. I wasn’t sure if they were some kind of hoax or true. Have seen a third one this week so I’ll share them all here.

    Shirion Collective-1
    .

    Shirion Collective-2
    .

    Australian Jewish Association
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  27. mh says:

    Shirion Collective-1
    .

    Shirion Collective-2
    .

    Australian Jewish Association

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    If the Israelis don’t want to be accused of being like the Nazis, they simply need to stop behaving like Nazis.”

    – Norman Finkelstein


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  28. mh says:

    This time next week George will be a UK Parliamentarian

    George Galloway says UK MPs are advocating for Israel for personal gain

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ux7opi1kxWs


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  29. kaysee kaysee says:

    Tips and Tricks 🐵

    Remote suddenly stopped working?
    Before you change the batteries or toss it out the window,
    try these instructions. Applies to any remote.

    I had the problem last night and tried the method but didn’t help.
    Tried again this morning, and it worked.


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  30. kaysee kaysee says:

    1/
    Mitri Raheb

    Israel latest military orders, includes closing certain streets in the West Bank for Palestinians from 5-9am, so that illegal Jewish settlers can drive to work without seeing Palestinians

    2/
    UN veto – again
    .

    3/
    That veto….?

    Saban and Wasserman …… Each had planned to speak about their gratitude of Biden’s support for Israel in its war with Hamas…..

    Saban, a longtime top Democratic donor, also has been among the most prominent voices in the party advocating for strong support of Israel. Other hosts also have been involved with the Anti-Defamation League and other organizations combating antisemitism and hate.


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  31. kaysee kaysee says:

    A Statistical Trick: Classing the Vaccinated as Unvaccinated

    How do you create a ‘pandemic of the unvaccinated” while also hiding vaccine injuries and deaths? Simple – just class the vaccinated as unvaccinated.

    “When they came to you and told you that this was a ‘pandemic of the unvaccinated’, they misled you and they deceived you. What they did was this: they redefined what being vaccinated was….so you the public said ‘Oh my God! All these unvaccinated people are getting infected and hospitalised, I have to run and get a vaccine’, you didn’t understand that no, those people were literally vaccinated.”

    (If you can’t view it on rumble, it is on twitter.)


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  32. kaysee kaysee says:

    It isn’t easy to set aside the disturbing news and images of what is happening in some parts of the world. Yet, we need to take short breaks away in order to stay sane.
    .

    Sanity Saver

    From good old Disney before it went woke.

    Cinderella


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  33. mh says:

    Trump victorious in South Carolina Republican primary

    Nikki Haley has suffered another major setback in her ambitious bid to win the Republican presidential nomination.


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  34. mh says:

    NY Post

    Trump wins SC primary moments after polls close, deals Haley crushing blow in her own state: ‘Bigger win than we expected’


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  35. Admin Admin says:

    Old bloke says:
    February 23, 2024 at 5:58 pm
    I’ll see if this gets through….

    Old bloke, I wasn’t sure why you posted that. Quickly going through the threads now, I see some comments are marked as MODERATED. I couldn’t see that on my system which I check through. It must be some plugin update that has caused it. Is that the reason why you posted that comment?

    Ignore those moderated labels. The comments that are really moderated will have an Admin comment added to it and marked as Edited-Admin. No comments have been moderated by Admin for a long time. I will have to send the feedback to the plugin creators.


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    Testing……


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    Test123…


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  38. kaysee says:

    This is a test.


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  39. kaysee says:

    The Covid vaxx

    1/
    Covid-1
    Former vice president at Pfizer, Dr. Mike Yeadon:

    You have to be brave now”. We’re in the middle of the biggest crime in history. I believe that we can have off the worst crimes in history by actively withdrawing our consent and definitely not accepting these digital ID for any reason. Any reason!

    2/
    Covid-2
    An apology from a vaccine center manager.

    3/
    Covid-3


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  40. kaysee says:

    1/
    Gaza
    Then and Now

    2/
    Population Density of Bombed Cities
    The more crowded a city is, the more people are likely to be killed when a bomb drops from the skies above them.


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  41. kaysee says:

    22 February 2024
    Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders)
    MSF International Secretary General Christopher Lockyear provides a briefing from MSF on the situation in Gaza to the UN Security Council.

    Israeli forces have attacked our convoys, detained our staff, bulldozed our vehicles… For a second time, one of our staff shelters has been hit. This pattern of attacks is either intentional, or indicative of reckless incompetence /blockquote>
    Posted here in 3 parts

    Part-1

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    Part-2

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    Part-3
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  42. mh says:

    WATCH: Lindsey Graham gets booed during Trump South Carolina remarks

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oVfKh5gK2I


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  43. Old bloke says:

    Old bloke, I wasn’t sure why you posted that.

    It was in reference to my earlier post about the role of the new eSafety Commissar to see if I could mention her big bum without being censored. She’s doesn’t appear to be monitoring this blog at the moment.


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  44. Old bloke says:

    “The BRITISH killed Alexei Navalny and here’s why” | Redacted with Natali and Clayton Morris – 13 mins.

    There’s another possible reason for the timing of Navalny’s death, it coincided with Russia’s capture of Avdiivka (now reverted to Avdeyevka) which was the most heavily fortified city in the Donetsk Oblast. The Ukrainians always pull a stunt of some sort whenever they suffer a significant military defeat to get that defeat out of the newspapers.


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  45. kaysee kaysee says:

    Neil Oliver
    Self described elite’ are ‘deliberately DISMANTLING’ Western democracy

    The time has come again to be rid of the whole rotten lot of them’.

    Neil Oliver says the ‘self described elite’ have been carefully and deliberately dismantling Western democracies and holding on to power for too long.


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  46. kaysee kaysee says:

    In the Conservative world, some people rise to prominence because they are seen to defend the values of freedom. Are they really fighting for their country and a cause or is it all a personal agenda?

    Nigel Farage

    1/
    Jan 2021
    Pro-vaxx and Pro-Blair
    .

    2/
    Nov 2023
    Calvin Robinson on Free Speech

    I chose to defend the free speech of my friends/colleagues, Laurence and Dan, for which I lost my job.

    Farage chose to defend a woke misandrist, which enabled him to keep his high paid, high profile job.

    One of us was based on our principles, the other on self interest.


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  47. kaysee kaysee says:

    3/
    UNN

    Nigel Farage says he is prepared to work with Keir Starmer if he becomes PM and become British Ambassador to a Trump Presidency.

    The same Farage that wanted Tony Blair to push the ‘vaccine’ roll-out.

    He would lick every establishment boot going and they still wouldn’t let him in to their club.

    Pathetic.

    Details here.


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  48. kaysee kaysee says:

    🎕 ┈┈┈┈ 🎕 ┈┈┈┈ 🎕
    And for this Sunday….

    1/
    Today is the Second Sunday of Lent. I had planned to post something else to fit in with this day. But I watched another video this afternoon and I decided to post it instead.

    Two months ago, we celebrated Christmas, yet for many the rubble in Gaza did not matter. In a month it will be Holy Week, and we will be focussed on the crucified Christ, yet unaware of the suffering people in Gaza.

    Last Sunday, the First Sunday of Lent, Revd Dr Munther Isaac, pastor of the Lutheran Christmas Church in Bethlehem had travelled to the UK for the Vigil for Gaza. He delivered a reflection at the Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church in London.

    The address is to world leaders in general, but more specifically to Christian churches and Christians.

    I was trying to pick out a few sentences from the reflection to post here, but it was hard to pick just a few. I found the entire address deeply moving and a sadness and remorse that I have not been able to do more to support and speak up for Gazans trapped in the rubble.

    Munther Isaac asks:

    Is this what the church is doing today?

    Let us be honest with ourselves! I hope you understand why we, as Palestinian Christians, have been crying out, “where is the church?” The question when we face injustice and suffering should not always be “where is God in the midst of suffering?” Many times the question is “where was the church?”

    …I feel the thing we lack the most today is courage. And I hesitate to use this word because the courage needed to speak the truth is nothing to the courage the people of Gaza are showing us every day. We need courage to speak the truth. But we are not speaking many times. We fear the consequences. We fear the backlash!


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  49. kaysee kaysee says:

    2/
    The address begins just after the 11-minute mark (timestamped) and concludes at 48.30. A total of 38 minutes.

    Christ Under the Rubble: A Vigil for Gaza

    As we journey towards the cross, may we reflect on the profound meaning of this season. I think of three things:

    – It is time of Repentance.
    – It is a time of fasting, and such a time to reflect on the meaning of true piety.
    – It is a time to reflect on the mystery of suffering and how the road to glory has to go through the Cross.

    So, let me talk about these three things, and link them to what is happening in Gaza today.


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  50. kaysee kaysee says:

    3/

    I watched the video first and then read the transcript to absorb the details. The address is being delivered by someone who has a first-person experience of what is taking place and I thought that just reading the speech would not convey the full meaning.

    The transcript


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  51. Old bloke says:

    New York City is going down the gurgler.

    They are turning it to A WASTELAND. – Neil Johnson – 5 mins.


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