Modern medicine and backsliding popes

Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, Burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe. And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, that it perish; he shall let him go free for his eye’s sake. And if he smite out […]

Labor unions & domestic violence

There’s a strange connection here between labor union activity and domestic violence. Berlin — Women began striking across Poland on Wednesday in response to a court ruling that imposed a near-total ban on abortions in the country. The ruling made it illegal to terminate a pregnancy in the case of severe fetal health defects. — CNBC: Women begin […]

“Persons of interest” to law enforcement

In other words, Jews to Nazi cops. Not quite suspects on their books, but never to be exonerated or have their rights restored. “Interest” or usury was historically forbidden to Christians and Muslims in Europe in the Middle Ages. Thus a “person of interest” was a JEW. Usury in the middle ages began with the […]

Judge Carney up for re-election

Alaska Supreme Court Justice Susan Carney is facing an organized campaign against her retention this fall, amid tension with Alaska’s executive branch over a larger conservative goal of dismantling the state’s system for selecting judges. — Once quiet, Alaska judicial retention campaigns have become a battleground for conservatives There’s a “county sheriff” problem with “registered sex offenders” […]

Promoting and compelling ID theft

For several years beginning around 2010, a lone teenager in Vietnam named Hieu Minh Ngo ran one of the Internet’s most profitable and popular services for selling “fullz,” stolen identity records that included a consumer’s name, date of birth, Social Security number and email and physical address. — https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/08/confessions-of-an-id-theft-kingpin-part-i/ It’s not entirely clear what is going on […]

Does Pompeo support ANTIFA?

There’s a new post at the Department of State’s website, entitled “Europe and the China Challenge.” https://www.state.gov/secretary-michael-r-pompeo-at-the-virtual-copenhagen-democracy-summit/ There is an official conversation with Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former Prime Minister of Denmark and Secretary General of NATO, and very conveniently “retired” from public life in 2014, though oviously still exercising vast political power behind the scenes. […]

CIA’s “foreign policy” objectives

Come on, now. There’s a trademark magazine, https://foreignpolicy.com/. The duties of U.S. Department of State do not include representing or promoting “foreign policy” as such in the United States. CIA may need to be apologetic or defensive at times, assertive of U.S. policy and U.S. interests in an international context. We are Americans, and we […]