Voices, The Peoples News
October 16, 2021
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate
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# Border / Immigration
Advocates left a meeting with Biden officials over plans to restart a Trump-era border policy. According to leaked video obtained by BuzzFeed News, the dispute was related to the relaunch of Migrant Protection Protocols, a policy that forced thousands of immigrants and asylum-seekers to wait in dangerous Mexican border cities.
Eric Shawn: Mexican cartels shoot at US from across the border. Kiron Skinner says migrants ‘are coming from all over the world’ and sees no stopping it https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://news.yahoo.com/eric-shawn-mexican-cartels-shoot-210138102.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!hLYJ0ZPv1SgXucwIj0gDAaiO793AXAnV4isvMAkkZNEMWXLcHxI8bJpd9w8_1_Qdb7Ct$
# Economy / Finance / Trade
Buttigieg says supply chain troubles could last into next year.
Administration is working to solve issues but some will persist, transportation secretary warns https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/supply-chain-crisis-2021-latest-b1939850.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!hLYJ0ZPv1SgXucwIj0gDAaiO793AXAnV4isvMAkkZNEMWXLcHxI8bJpd9w8_127eh40N$
Right-Wing Nonprofit Lavishes Millions on Top Brass. The American Conservative Union dished out millions to two board members and, according to experts, appears to have left critical information off its IRS forms.
Manchin Wants Strict Conditions on Child Tax Credit, Which Has Lifted Millions of Kids from Poverty https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.democracynow.org/2021/10/18/headlines/manchin_wants_strict_conditions_on_child_tax_credit_which_has_lifted_millions_of_kids_from_poverty__;!!On18fmf1aQ!hLYJ0ZPv1SgXucwIj0gDAaiO793AXAnV4isvMAkkZNEMWXLcHxI8bJpd9w8_10Fo9lW0$
# Education / Schools
Bristol the latest UK university humiliated by agents of ‘a hostile foreign state.’ What Prof David Miller did so wrong to justify being sacked remains a mystery. Miller himself said that the decision to fire him was “taken under pressure from the Israel lobby”. What has England done to its Jewish citizens to have them lynch British professors discussing a now multi-generational controversy?
# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Chemicals A US small-town mayor sued the oil industry. Then Exxon went after him.
The mayor of Imperial Beach, California, says big oil wants him to drop the lawsuit demanding the industry pay for the climate crisis https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/oct/16/imperial-beach-california-exxon-mobil-climate-crisis__;!!On18fmf1aQ!hLYJ0ZPv1SgXucwIj0gDAaiO793AXAnV4isvMAkkZNEMWXLcHxI8bJpd9w8_1-cNouxM$
The Clean Electricity Performance Program appears to be on ‘life support’ after U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin reportedly told the White House he strongly opposes the program.
# Environment / Climate / Interior
Obama to attend Glasgow climate summit, meet with youth activists.
Former US President Barack Obama has confirmed he will attend the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow. He will join current president Joe Biden and more than 120 heads of state at the conference, which gets under way on 31 October.
Key to Biden’s climate agenda likely to be cut because of Manchin. A critical piece ofU.S. President Joe Biden’s climate agenda, which would replace coal- and gas-fired power plants with wind, solar and nuclear energy, will likely be dropped from the budget bill pending in Congress https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.reuters.com/world/us/key-part-bidens-climate-agenda-likely-be-cut-manchins-opposition-nyt-2021-10-15/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!hLYJ0ZPv1SgXucwIj0gDAaiO793AXAnV4isvMAkkZNEMWXLcHxI8bJpd9w8_15GiLXTg$
‘We’re taking action into our own hands.’ A community stands against a landfill Long Island residents and their allies seek environmental justice after decades of pollution.
Pollinators could win when infrastructure bill passes. Bees, butterflies, and other insects are abundant in areas along the nation’s highways. The $1.2 trillion federal bill would make them pollinator-friendly.
# Global Politics and other news
Afghanistan, ISIS Massacres in Shia Mosques: Shadows of Intelligence Conspiracy, Terror Strategy to create Conflicts between Talibans and Iranians https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.gospanews.net/en/2021/10/16/afghanistan-isis-massacres-in-shia-mosques-shadows-of-intelligence-conspiracy-terror-strategy-to-create-conflicts-between-talibans-and-iranians/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!hLYJ0ZPv1SgXucwIj0gDAaiO793AXAnV4isvMAkkZNEMWXLcHxI8bJpd9w8_1zBOZSQM$
China’s Xi vows ‘reunification’ with Taiwan, but holds off threatening force. “The historical task of the complete reunification of the motherland must be fulfilled, and will definitely be fulfilled,” Chinese President Xi Jinping said.
Map of China and Taiwan:
Xi Jinping Announcing the Peaceful Joining of China and Taiwan. “Like good wine, good sources get better with time.” – Jim W. Dean https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.veteranstoday.com/2021/10/16/jeff-j-brown-xi-jinping-announcing-the-peaceful-joining-of-china-and-taiwan/?mc_cid=f20f124ab0&mc_eid=3f7488d454__;!!On18fmf1aQ!hLYJ0ZPv1SgXucwIj0gDAaiO793AXAnV4isvMAkkZNEMWXLcHxI8bJpd9w8_155kiM-4$
After 9/11, China grew lnto a superpower as a distracted U.S. fixated on terrorism. Twenty years ago, White House officials were worried about China, and tensions were rising.
Russia suspending mission to NATO in response to staff expulsions.
Foreign minister also announces closure of military alliance’s liaison offices in Moscow https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/oct/18/russia-suspends-nato-mission-in-response-to-expulsion-of-its-staff__;!!On18fmf1aQ!hLYJ0ZPv1SgXucwIj0gDAaiO793AXAnV4isvMAkkZNEMWXLcHxI8bJpd9w8_1zzQVq4Q$
# Gov / Politics
GOP’s embrace of Trump’s false claims creates new perils. Backers of Trump’s false fraud claims seek to control next elections.
Former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele, the man behind the “Steele Dossier” that claimed Russian officials held compromising information on former President Donald Trump, defended the claims made in the dossier in his first on-camera interview since it was revealed in 2017.
‘No one is above the law’: Alexander Vindman demands Trump be ‘brought to justice’ for Ukraine bribery scandal. Trump asked for “favors” if Ukraine wanted the money and weapons the U.S. had allocated to them.
Instead it proved the scandal was real.
Federal Foreknowledge or Federal Incitement? Arrest of Green Beret Oath Keeper Threatens to Expose FBI’s Darkest 1/6 Secrets. This is a serious conspiracy charge that could potentially lead to decades of prison time.
As Trump Thunders About Last Election, Republicans Worry About the Next One https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://newsbinding.com/politics/as-trump-thunders-about-last-election-republicans-worry-about-the-next-one/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!hLYJ0ZPv1SgXucwIj0gDAaiO793AXAnV4isvMAkkZNEMWXLcHxI8bJpd9w8_1-FU6QaZ$
Property tax relief (kinda?): Texas Republicans want to use billions in federal pandemic relief to send $525 checks to homeowners just ahead of next year’s November elections.
Georgia Republican Survey Finds MAGA Fans Ditching GOP: Donald Trump threatened last week that he could order his supporters not to vote in future elections.
Georgia rally marks debut of GOP primary ‘Trump ticket’: GOP opponents of Trump-backed candidates aren’t folding in Georgia and some say the former president’s nod could hurt Republicans in a general election in the closely divided state.
# Law Enforcement
Three Children Attacked a Black Woman. A Sheriff’s Deputy Arrived — and Beat her More. A 14-second video captured the incident in the New Orleans suburb where, for decades, Black residents have accused the Sheriff’s Office of targeting them.
A US Capitol police officer was charged with obstructing the Jan. 6 investigation. Michael Riley is the first member of the Capitol Police to face criminal charges in connection with the Jan. 6 insurrection and its aftermath.
Rikers’ Forceful Guard Union Is Deepening the Jail’s Humanitarian Crisis. Rikers Island guards appear to be engaging in work stoppages to demand more guards and less oversight of their abuses.
# Legal / Judicial / DOJ
DOJ Official faces Prison for backing Trump Coup: Jeffrey Clark is facing the very real threat he will be disbarred and face criminal charges for assisting Donald Trump in his attempts to subvert the 2020 presidential election.
The full picture of Trump’s attempted coup is only starting to emerge.
We continue to learn new and disturbing details about his obstinate and pernicious efforts to poison the system from within, which included an “Apprentice”-style showdown between two top Justice Department officials at the White House and threats of resignation.
Trump faces a pile of civil lawsuits as depositions begin. At least 10 civil cases are pending against Trump, whose ability to delay them has been curtailed since he left office in January. Trump had argued in some of the cases that as a sitting president he was immune from civil lawsuits.His office didn’t respond to a request for comment on the cases.
# Medical / Health
Walmart Partners With Transcarent, Entering Self-Insured Market https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211015005458/en/Walmart-Selects-Transcarent-To-Provide-Go-to-Market-Solution-for-Self-Insured-Employers__;!!On18fmf1aQ!hLYJ0ZPv1SgXucwIj0gDAaiO793AXAnV4isvMAkkZNEMWXLcHxI8bJpd9w8_14kspDhU$
6-Week abortion ban taking effect in Texas and upending decades of protections for abortion rights. The law bans abortions after 6 weeks of pregnancy and empowers private citizens to sue to enforce it, went into effect Wednesday.
For These Abortion Clinic Escorts, The Vitriol From Protesters Has Gotten Way Worse As States Try To Restrict Access: “You never know who’s going to show up when you call 911. Nothing has ever come of it.”
# Military / Global
IRGC naval forces to be armed with 2,000-km-range cruise missiles in near future: Cmdr. Chief Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami says the naval units of his forces will be armed with cruise missiles with an operational range of up to 2,000 kilometers and capable of targeting moving vessels in the near future.
Israel and Company begin moving rapidly in the Middle East. An escalation is taking place in Syria with the sole aim of impeding the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) activities. In the late hours of October 13th, a series of Israeli airstrikes hit the outskirts of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra in the eastern countryside of Homs https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.veteranstoday.com/2021/10/16/israel-and-company-begin-moving-rapidly-in-the-middle-east/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!hLYJ0ZPv1SgXucwIj0gDAaiO793AXAnV4isvMAkkZNEMWXLcHxI8bJpd9w8_18OEF4nB$
# Other News
Suppressed/Censored: Epstein-Maxwell Had/Have ‘Kid-f***er video library’. UK Sun: (no US media would carry this story) In an exclusive interview with The Sun, an ex-criminal turned writer tells how he was shown footage involving two high-profile US politicians having sex with minors and two high society figures having a threesome with an under-age girl.
America Is Under Talmudic Law: Right wing campaigners against the alleged imminent imposition of Sharia law announce that they are defending the ‘Constitution against Islam.’ We have never seen a case where Islamic law so profoundly influenced members of the Supreme Court.
With absolutely NO basis in fact, the hyperbole and hysteria about America falling under Sharia law is ubiquitous. At the same time, however, the fact that Talmudic law has already taken over large segments of America’s judicial systems is totally ignored.
The legal system of the Pilgrims and Puritans in Massachusetts. The U.S.
Constitution and Bill of Rights. Supreme Court rulings on such issues as the death penalty and abortion. All of these legal structures were directly influenced by Jewish law, says Rabbi David Saperstein, director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism.
Comparisons Between Talmudic and American Law https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.law.uh.edu/rosenberg/Comparative-American-and-Talmudic-Criminal-Law.pdf__;!!On18fmf1aQ!hLYJ0ZPv1SgXucwIj0gDAaiO793AXAnV4isvMAkkZNEMWXLcHxI8bJpd9w8_11SrwGV-$
Exploring The American And Talmudic Legal Process https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://blogs.yu.edu/news/exploring-the-american-and-talmudic-legal-process/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!hLYJ0ZPv1SgXucwIj0gDAaiO793AXAnV4isvMAkkZNEMWXLcHxI8bJpd9w8_1wHrOIi-$
‘Vintage Disneyland’ Facebook Group Rages Over ‘Wokeness’: “My God,” one admin of the group of more than 114,000 members observed, “the hatred that was flying back and forth.”
Another Michigan water crisis underscores infrastructure woes. The crises in Benton Harbor and Flint expose broader failures as a congressional push to address the country’s troubled water system https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://spotonmichigan.com/mi-non-local-sources/1541298/another-michigan-water-crisis-underscores.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!hLYJ0ZPv1SgXucwIj0gDAaiO793AXAnV4isvMAkkZNEMWXLcHxI8bJpd9w8_1w8msoLA$
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