Friday, December 22, 2017

Park Bench Café #6 - Winter Solstice and other matters

Park Bench Café #6 - Winter Solstice and other matters

Yesterday was the shortest day of the year...the death of the old year and just short days before the birth of the new Year which, not coincidentally, coincides with the Feast celebrating the Birth of the Child Savior, Jesus Christ.  The lights that people put outside on their homes not only celebrate the season but brighten up and provide safety during these dark evenings.  On such an evening a reader might find him or herself walking outside (mind the icy sidewalks!) and spy a park bench under a streetlamp in a park.  A lighted Christmas tree shines in the distance as the reader stops and notices a neatly folded newspaper lying at one end of the bench...an invitation to sit and glance at the headlines.

The first headline is from the embattled world of the Internet Truth bloggers.  One of our small and oppressed group was "taken down" last night and for several hours...saw all of his hard work of nearly 10 years disappearing into the Mists of Googledom.  Here is Northerntruthseeker's version of events in his own words:

Northerntruthseeker

Well, at exactly 801pm last night, I was sent a terse email from "Blogger support" stating that I was in "violation" of their standards, and I would be shut down pending an "appeal process"...

I responded within the first 1/2 hour, asking what I did that was wrong, and obviously asked for an 'appeal'..... I was sent a reply shortly afterwards stating that ONE particular article was found "offensive" and it was their "final warning".... I sent a reply asking for what particular part of the script was "offensive" and I was NOT sent a reply... I then replied again saying that they were in violation of their own standards by not allowing those accused to defend their actions... I waited and still got no reply..... And then suddenly at around midnight, my site suddenly came back up!


I was perplexed and this morning I got a reply from someone at "Blogger support" that basically said that my site was "reinstated" but that I have now received a formal "warning" that I would have to abide by their standards or be permanently banned.... Obviously I ticked someone off and they were searching for their excuses..... I basically have to now "scale back" my rhetoric for a while or I will be permanently banned, obviously....


It is back up in the meantime.... I will be working on getting a new back up site ready over at Wordpress, but with my time constraints (heck it is Christmas, right?) I will probably not be able to get that fully launched until the new year...


As I have said to others, feel free to take ANYTHING you want from my site and all material, and put it to good use at your site just in case they shut mine down.... I would be honored if you would consider this request..."
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What could NTS have done to provoke such a draconian action by the all-seeing Google eye in the sky?  Could it have been the use of his "salty" (I use that word specificially because he frequently refers to a salty fluid being "swallowed" in his RANTS) language?  Surely, by now Google understands that this scatological language is part of his persona as a wild Canadian lynx who prowls the wilderness....or


As his friends see him...


Here is my view of what could have been the motivation for Google's sudden pounce on NTS...which I posted as a comment on his blog this morning after it went back up:

Hi NTS
Glad to see you're back up.  I will post something about your "takedown" on my blog later this morning.  I don't think it's a coinkydynk that your blog went down the day after that vote at the UN.  That was a huge slap in the face for the little borderless entity.
Guess the vacuum seal of the USrael society over here was punctured and they suddenly realized exactly how "popular" they are. Lashing out at the messenger has always been the next step for those guys.

Shooting the messenger has always been a default position when an authority figure is afraid and/or unwilling to go after the real perpetrators...the real villians and or the real terrorists.  Which begs the question:


Who is the terrorist?

US veteran admits that he "was the terrorist"
link found on Bruce Gagnon's 
anti-war blog "Organizing Notes"


Before I turn the rest of the headlines over to Ed(itor) from Occurrences who has done a fantastic job of compiling the latest news from near and far, I just want to add one more link...The Saker's recent post about Empire and Education in the United States.  You just have to watch the video he posted in the link...about the "debate" that recently took place in an American college...this illustrates exactly what I've been saying about the decline in education in the West is sad but true.

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Without further ado...here's Ed(itor) formerly of "Occurrences"...a big Thanks to Ed and hope my Readers will enjoy the links....as we will be cutting back on blogging as we move into this very busy family time of year.  Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and Best Wishes to All!!!


Cryptogon carried the news item from CBC News that the Canadian federal government has demanded confidentiality agreements (i.e., silenced them) in at least five of the infamous CIA-funded Allen Memorial Institute cases.  See also YouTube Removes Health Ranger Podcast that Discusses FBI’s Routine Obstruction of Justice and Forensic Science Fraud.


Xymphora brings us The Saker’s article "Did the CIA stop a bloodbath in Saint Petersburg?”

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The Awan brothers are still a news item; good luck on finding coverage.


The used car dealership known as CIA never seemed like an ordinary car dealership, with inventory, staff and expenses.

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That deadly Amtrak derailment got these stories from Citizens for Legitimate Government

Object on tracks may be cause of deadly Amtrak derailment | 18 Dec 2017 | Monday's [Lacey, WA] deadly Amtrak train derailment appears to have been caused by an object on the railway, according to a government official briefed on the crash. A preliminary investigation suggests maintenance problems are unlikely to blame because the incident took place on brand-new tracks, the official told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. At least six people were killed and the death toll is expected to rise, the official said.

Antifa Sabotaged Train in Olympia Three Weeks Ago | 18 Dec 2017 | In late November, Antifa activists sabotaged a train in Olympia, Washington, in an action against fracking. Police have raided an Antifa encampment in Olympia, Washington, following a train being sabotaged by anti-fracking activists...The train was reportedly shorted using jumper cables, causing the train to stop. Since November 17, dozens of activists have been camping on the tracks to prevent trains from transporting fracking supplies from the Port of Olympia -- however, railroad companies have stated that there were no such shipments scheduled.

Antifa Website Post Detailed Pouring Concrete on Train Tracks - Cause of Derailment? | 18 Dec 2017 | In a post on the main website of Antifa called "It's going down," Antifa admitted to pouring concrete on train tracks to stop delivery of fracking equipment in Washington state. There were also tweets by Antifa factions where they openly bragged online about this action. Today, a massive derailment occurred, and several deaths have been reported. [Journalists] are recalling the since deleted post by Antifa on their main website, IGD, where they admitted openly about pouring the concrete on the tracks.

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The sure sign that there is something to that story about Antifa, concrete and railroad mishaps is that Snopes has been brought in to assure us that there wasn’t. That’s like Rita Katz at SITE assuring us that ISIS is nor part of USrael’s team.

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"These new documents show the Obama State Department had a deal with Hillary Clinton to hide her calls logs and schedules, which would be contrary to FOIA and other laws," Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said in a statement.

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"Your Trump Dossier Cheat Sheet by Publius Tacitus" (sounds like Strzok was funneling material directly from the Clinton dossier to members of Congress in August/September 2016):

"More damning is the 23 September piece from Michael Isikoff at Yahoo, who was being briefed, apparently by members of Congress and the FBI, about the substance of at least 9 of the 16 Trump dossier reports. It is not a mere coincidence that "intelligence officers" were briefing members of Congress, according to Isikoff, on the details of information that we now know originated with the politically suspect dossier. Specifically, the alleged activities of Carter Page. How did the CIA and the FBI know about the contents of reports that reportedly had only been given to the Clinton campaign? Isikoff's reporting provides compelling circumstantial evidence that the CIA and the FBI were already seeing portions of the dossier in the August/September timeframe and, without disclosing the actual source, briefed this information as "intelligence" to key members of Congress."



"Exclusive: Prominent lawyer sought donor cash for two Trump accusers".  Lisa Bloom, daughter of Gloria Allred, and former (?) attorney of Weinstein.  "Lisa Bloom’s infusion of 'dark money' into world of sexual assault is a tragedy".  They are trivializing and monetizing #metoo.  Intentionally?


TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2017


I think it is amazing that Strzok (or somebody) was able to mainline Clinton campaign oppo into the highest levels of the American political system through using his status as an FBI agent to pass off manufactured partisan dirt as processed and vetted FBI intelligence product.  The only (highly ironic) reason this didn't have election-swaying importance is that nobody in Washington thought that Trump had even the slightest chance of winning.  You would think this level and kind of corruption for the Clinton campaign would be the lasting issue of #Russiagate.


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4chan Users Find Evidence Atlanta Airport Blackout Was Part of Intentional Cover-Up | 18 Dec 2017 | Late last night a sudden power outage shut down the world's busiest airport. With the outage leading to both the FAA and Atlanta's mayor ordering the suspension and grounding of all flights going both in an out of the airport while work was done to restore power. However, the internet detectives over at 4chan have noticed one interesting piece of the story that no one in the mainstream press seems to want to mention. That right in the middle of this over 12-hour supposedly complete air traffic shut down, a single plane was mysteriously allowed to leave the airport. Which leaves us with an obvious question. Just what was so special about this lone permitted flight?

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From the archives:


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“… the Globalist PBS man who brought the country endless “conversations about conversation” is a vaporous figure in a building media wave of figures who are vanishing….”


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More on the ongoing epidemic:




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"A former sergeant with the Attleboro [Massachusetts] Police Department was sentenced Friday to 60 months in prison after pleading guilty to a child pornography charge....."

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Atlanta airport shutdown

Q drops from 12/11 through 12/18: Atlanta airport shutdown covered extraction of George Soros; 19 more ops underway


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Ironically, City Mayor Mike Courts and his team, along with numerous agencies, were conducting a training session for a ‘mass casualty incident’ closeby when the Amtrak Cascades derailment occurred killing six and sending over 70 others to the hospital.

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The world’s busiest airport experienced an unprecedented power outage that seemed to defy all of the precautions put in place to prevent it, and during the 11-hour ordeal, internet users noted that only one mysterious plane was allowed to leave the airport. Over 1,000 flights were canceled when the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport lost power around 1 p.m. on Sunday, causing a chaotic situation as thousands of travelers were affected. While Georgia Power claimed that the power outage was the result of a small fire, it left many wondering why the generators and backup systems available to prevent such an emergency were not utilized.  

“… According to the air traffic website, FlightRadar24, there was at least one flight that landed at the airport right before the power went out and then left in the middle of the ordeal. A Boeing 747, with the tail number 4X-ICB, is a cargo plane that landed in Atlanta from Mexico City at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Despite the fact that Atlanta officials claim the next flight did not leave the airport until 12:26 a.m. on Monday, after the power was restored, the records from 4X-ICB show that it departed from Atlanta at 6:27 p.m. on Sunday—right in the middle of the outage…..”

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Break-In at office of Wikileaks chief counsel


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Net Neutrality

“Where Were Netflix and Google in the Net-Neutrality Fight?” [The Atlantic]. “The reality is that Netflix and other large tech companies, such as Facebook and Google, have grown so dominant that net neutrality has become a nonissue for them. They’re aware that their extensive, loyal user bases can protect them from any unfavorable deals that internet-service providers (ISPs) might devise—there’s leverage to be gained from becoming a platform that broadband customers expect ready access to. And unlike smaller businesses, which lack that leverage, big tech companies have the political clout to fight policies they don’t want—should they choose to.”

“The opposition by many teenagers [to the abolition of net neutrality] is rooted in how they are among the most avid users of the internet and smartphones. Virtually all youth between ages 13 and 17 own or have access to a smartphone and 94 percent use social media, according to an April 2017 study by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Many are gaining access to devices at younger ages, with 98 percent of children from newborn to 8 years old accessing a mobile device at home, compared with 52 percent in 2011” [New York Times]. “The repeal of net neutrality has gotten many of these teens politically engaged for the first time, with fears that the dismantling of rules could open the door for broadband providers like AT&T and Comcast to distort the experience of accessing anything online with equal ease.”

“[F}ew media outlets or internet users seem to understand that the net neutrality repeal is just one small part of a massive, larger plan to eliminate nearly all meaningful federal and state oversight of some of the least-liked and least-competitive companies in America” [Motherboard], “There’s another angle to the FCC’s “Restoring Internet Freedom” proceeding that should be even more worrying. A big part of the FCC’s plan involves rolling back the FCC’s tailor-made authority over broadband providers, then shoveling all remaining government oversight to an FTC ill-equipped to handle it. Why is that a problem? The FTC has no rule-making ability, and can only move to protect consumers after a violation has occurred.”

“Who will be hit hardest by net neutrality? Marginalised America” [Guardian]. “There are 69 million people in the United States living without home-based internet services. Some rural and low-income communities go without because they don’t have access to broadband services, but a study shows that most people go without home broadband because they simply can’t afford it. Affordability of broadband creates and exacerbates gaps in financial and educational opportunities between the broadband ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots.'”

Net neutrality’s impact on free porn could be significant, experts say” [FOX]. “It’s hard to overstate just how much porn is consumed online. Last year, Pornhub viewers alone watched over 91 billion videos and there were a total of 44,000 visits to the site per hour. But now that internet service providers will be able to control what users can access and charge a range of prices based on the type of content, that could change.” Since porn has always been an early adopter of new media, it will be interesting to see how it adapts.


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The Internet Executioner | Hoover Institution: From the Russia probe to sexual abuse, individuals are guilty before facts are checked.

Posted by Michele Kearney at 1:28 PM

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“… We are spinning the controls on the dashboard of society, guided only by our ideology. We are monkeys at the controls of machinery whose workings we do not understand. Let’s hope for a good outcome. I’ll bet that unanticipated consequences will rule…..”


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James Corbett


December 16, 2017


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God Save The Queen

HMS Queen Elizabeth: Leak found on new aircraft carrier BBC. Vlade: “So first the new ‘super sub’ runs aground, then the new carrier leaks… Yay for the UK’s new position in the world….”


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Mikhail Ulyanov, director of the Department for Nonproliferation and Arms Control at the Russian Foreign Ministry, told Sputnik News: "Russia returned all its nuclear weapons to its national territory. We believe that the same should have been done by the American side a long time ago.”

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“… It is your basic American feel good/feeled-up good story.  They should make a musical about it.  One of the most striking things about Trump is that he lives in a sea of grifters and grifter wannabes.  It is the main reason why he is such a spectacularly appropriate American President…..”


"Montreal synagogues receive hateful letters during Hanukkah".  "Anti-Semitic hate mail sent to Toronto synagogues: B'nai Brith Canada".  "Synagogues in four cities receive anti-Semitic hate mail". Interesting font.  Curious non-standard swastika, resembling some Asian variants, and definitely not National Socialist (the Nazis are careful about the branding, including shape and orientation).  There is a database for American instances of manufactured hate crimes (not that this is necessarily one):  "fake hate crimes: a database of hate crime hoaxes in the usa".  It is difficult not to notice that the 'victims' are the only ones who benefit from these incidents, and the benefits are large:

"The truth about Israel is quite unpleasant, so it has been necessary to construct a completely untrue but compelling counter-narrative which relies psychologically on cultivation of claims of perpetual victimhood linked repeatedly to the holocaust. The false narrative usually starts with the myth about Israel being the only democracy in the Middle East, that it is a tolerant place where all religions can worship and where everyone enjoys freedom under law. But, alas, poor Israel is treated unfairly by the international community solely because it is Jewish.”

The whole false-flag thing, there's kind of a pattern:  "Musta'ribeen, Israel's agents who pose as Palestinians”.”


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NY Post | 19 December 2017

Exchanged some words and…

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I understand that Rahm Emanuel and Michelle Obama will be choreographing the UN Peacekeepers in a cover of this Bob Fosse original


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The Atlantic | 15 December 2017

Empire strikes…

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Jeff Rense & David Icke - A Stunning Knockout Conversation: A Last Chance Wake-Up Call!

52 minutes


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David Icke Exposes George Bush


At any rate, Xymphora has the Atzmon article on USreal's humiliation at the UN, and then there is this: http://82.221.129.208/trainingforderailment.mp4

Happy holiday weekend to all...

3 comments:

Ed(itor) said...

Answers my question about NTS; they sent him “the letter”, making it formal and official. I understand NTS’ style and the first amendment here in the US says he’s entitled to it. Social mores make some people squeamish, but truth makes a lot of people squeamish. I’d rather have people use off-color language and tell the truth. What Israel is doing to the Palestinians, what the US has done to the rest of the world for decades, what the US is doing to its own people. is off-color and requires or enables such. Absence actual violence, it is preferable. Off-color language may be offensive, but it’s not nearly as offensive as the “one bullet, two kills” T-shirts, the idea that murder at will for hire is okay, the idea that genocide by chemical or genetic means is acceptable, etc. It advocates for my theory of combined and centralized effort (though centered in sovereign entities which retain their independence and rights), or something like what was attempted to be created and held in the US Constitution.

Where are my Ben Franklin quotes? Well, he was a Freemason…. “We should all hang together or assuredly we will hang separately.”

greencrow said...

Hi Ed(itor)

Thanks for your comment...my sentiments about what went down with NTS exactly. And it is a pleasure to be partnering up with one of my American neighbours on this new feature - Park Bench Café.

Ed(itor) said...

Gracious hostess, the pleasure is all mine.