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    Daily Digest 6/3 – Republican lawmakers blast Fauci after thousands of emails released; Shell’s historic loss in The Hague is a turning point in the fight against big oil…

    by Whitney

    Thursday, June 3, 2021, 10:37 AM

Republican lawmakers blast Fauci after thousands of emails released

Many Republicans focused their ire on the fact that Fauci received messages in early 2020 warning that the virus had been “engineered” or may have otherwise emerged from a lab in Wuhan, China, while he was publicly dismissing the possibility.

Shell’s historic loss in The Hague is a turning point in the fight against big oil

On a rainy afternoon in The Hague, the district court delivered a judgment against Royal Dutch Shell, the parent company of the Shell group. It refuted the excuses regularly relied on to continue extracting oil and gas and vindicated longstanding calls to keep fossil fuels in the ground. The court held that Shell’s current policy of merely reducing the “carbon intensity” of its products by 20% by 2030, and aiming to reach net zero by 2050, would contribute to climate impacts that endanger the human rights of the plaintiffs.

JBS Reopens All Meat Plants Thursday As Crisis Averted

Employees began returning to JBS’ shuttered meat plants on Wednesday, a day after the company’s beef operations were halted across the country following a ransomware attack over the weekend. The FBI released a statement Wednesday night, naming a Russia-linked hacking group as behind the ransomware attack.

Russia’s $186 Billion Sovereign Wealth Fund Dumps All Dollar Assets

Following a series of corporate cyberattacks that American intelligence agencies have blamed on Russian actors, Russia’s sovereign wealth fund (officially the National Wellbeing Fund) has decided to dump all of its dollars and dollar-denominated assets in favor of those denominated in euros, yuan – or simply buying precious metals like gold, which Russia’s central bank has increasingly favored for its own reserves.

Auto Industry Production Wilts Under Pressure From Chip Shortages, But There Are Plusses

As demand for new cars and SUVs recovered from the lengthy shutdown, it turned out other industries like gaming had been thriving during the enforced lockdown which confined people to their homes and stopped car use and car buying. Semiconductor makers were happy to switch production to these new domestic customers, but when auto demand turned around, chip supply couldn’t suddenly be switched back on. And with many new cars using more and more high-tech components, this required bigger and more sophisticated electronics, and you have a perfect storm of supply aggravation for the industry.

How Inequality Distorts Economics

The growing global concentration of wealth has made basic data on household savings, the trade deficit, and overseas assets increasingly unreliable.

 

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  • Thu, Jun 03, 2021 - 1:40pm

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    OneStrawFarmer

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    Meat crisis? Not for us....

    Spouse and I have been ethical vegetarians for 35 years, so the 'meat crisis' was no crisis for us. It did give the animals an extra few precious days of life, though, for which I'm sure they're grateful, as are we. I grew up on a heavy meat and potatoes diet so making the switch wasn't easy, but it WAS easier than having to look at myself in the mirror every day and admit to the unnecessary horror I was perpetrating on innocent lives each and every day - just to taste their dead bodies. Hub and I are both in great health, and still waiting for all the doctors' grave prounouncements that we were going to die of anemia or protein depravation or have aliens growing in our stomachs and popping out of our chests at some point because eating plants just can't sustain human life, or whatever, to finally happen. In the meantime, all I can say is come on, people!  Eating vegetarian is easier than ever these days, and have you actually looked closely at that piece of flesh on your plates? It's pretty terrible, probably contaminated with pesticides, heavy metals, e. coli and lots of other nasty crap, and speaks volumes about the ill treatment and condition of the sentient beings from which it was taken for your pleasure. Even most "humanely raised" animals aren't so humanely treated in reality, and the all suffer terrifying deaths we would forbid even terrorists and war criminals to be subjected to. My answer to everybody who still consumes the stuff is, the day you volunteer to take the place of the conscious life that was so brutally abused for you to consume, is the day you should get to decide how badly you actually 'need' the stuff.

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  • Thu, Jun 03, 2021 - 2:43pm

    hogfarmer

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    Replying to Meat crisis? Not for us....

    Hi StrawFarmer - your post impressed me and got me thinking on how our species is so adaptive and resourceful when we want to be. I am also not affected by a meat crisis or shortage but I am on the opposite end of the scale. For the last 5 years, I've been living on only meat (kunekune hogs) and eggs  that I raise on my 4 acres in the PNW. I grew up eating all the processed junk (sugar/carb addict) and of course hated vegetables and started developing health problems in my mid 30s that quickly cleared when I started meat only. Now I'm living my best life. I would consider veggies and fruits except I don't like most of them (except for berries and I eat those) and they are much more difficult to grow than my hogs. I strongly disagree with factory farming, the animals are not treated the way I would want under these situations. For my animals though, they have the best life, right along with me. I know my way sounds extreme but its the only way I know works and I find reassurance that my ancestors likely ate similar.

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  • Thu, Jun 03, 2021 - 3:06pm

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    MarkM

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    No crisis here

    Plenty of meat in the pastures. Our sheep and cattle have a great life with fresh grass every day, sometimes more often, right up to the day they are humanely killed. Nutrient dense animal protein is for me. Plenty of veggies as well, but meat is a staple in my diet. I've seen plenty of animals die "naturally" in the wild or be killed by their natural predators, doesn't look pretty to me.

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  • Thu, Jun 03, 2021 - 5:26pm

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    000

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    Plenty of meat in the cities

    https://theintercept.com/2021/06/02/kettling-protests-charlotte-police/

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  • Fri, Jun 04, 2021 - 2:10pm

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    Discussion within a discussion about an epidemiologist propagandist

    “So the real scandal is: Why did anyone ever listen to this guy?”

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  • Fri, Jun 04, 2021 - 9:33pm

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    westcoastjan

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    Some badly needed humour... part 1

    Meme 8

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  • Fri, Jun 04, 2021 - 9:34pm

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    westcoastjan

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    part 2

    Meme bank 2

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  • Fri, Jun 04, 2021 - 9:35pm

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    westcoastjan

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    And I'll raise a glass to this one...

    Meme 2

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  • Sun, Jun 06, 2021 - 8:14am

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    thc0655

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    Cyberpolygon: cyberpandemic up next

    https://alt-market.us/cyberpolygon-will-the-next-globalist-war-game-lead-to-another-convenient-catastrophe/

    Back in April I published an article titled ‘Globalists Will Need Another Crisis In America As Their Reset Agenda Fails’. In it I noted an odd trend which many of us in the liberty media have become aware of over the years – Almost every major man-made catastrophe in the US and in many other parts of the world in the past couple decades has been preceded by a government or globalist “exercise”. These exercises and war games tend to mimic the exact disaster that would eventually strike the public only days or weeks later. Sometimes the mock disaster exercises and the real events happen at the same time.

    The covid pandemic was no exception. It’s quite miraculous…

    I have specifically outlined the bizarre “coincidence” of the World Economic Forum’s Event 201 exercise, a war game co-funded by Bill Gates and Johns Hopkins and launched in October of 2019. Event 201 simulated a global novel zoonotic coronavirus pandemic (supposedly spread from bats to people) that “required” a global lockdown response. Only two months later the real thing actually happened. Almost every aspect of the Covid event has played out exactly as was practiced during the WEF war game.

    One very disturbing element of the covid response has been the coordinated suppression campaign by Big Tech platforms from YouTube to Facebook and Twitter. This campaign has sought to undermine or destroy any facts, data and opinions which run contrary to the government narrative on covid, even if the official narrative on covid ends up being completely wrong. The strategy was described in detail during Event 201 and it was executed with extreme efficiency among supposedly disconnected companies and governments around the world. It’s almost as if they KNEW a coronavirus pandemic was about to happen, and they were already staged to control the public reaction well in advance.

    And let’s be clear because I do not want to seem ambiguous; the World Economic Forum and their globalist partners have been the prime beneficiaries during the pandemic. As WEF head Klaus Schwab has excitedly noted over and over again, the pandemic is a perfect “opportunity” for globalists to fast track what they call the “Great Reset” agenda – A plan to completely dismantle the current political and economic framework of the world and rebuild it into a highly centralized socialist civilization in which they are in complete control and personal freedom is a faded memory.....

    ...My biggest concern right now is the upcoming ‘Cyberpolygon’ exercise being headed by the WEF this July. The war game is meant to “simulate” a cyberattack on vital infrastructure that would lead to a shutdown of the global supply chain, or at least the supply chains within certain nations. As I warned in April, the timing of Cyberpolygon is suspicious. As the covid lockdown agenda is breaking down in the US and the vaccine passports are not winning favor among a large percentage of Americans, the globalists will need another crisis even if they hope to achieve their goals for their Great Reset.

    Only weeks after I published my initial concerns about Cyberpolygon, a massive cyberattack was reported which struck the 5,500 mile Colonial Pipeline. The pipeline supplies gasoline to most of the eastern seaboard and after a week of being shut down numerous states were reporting gas shortages. The story has since quietly faded from mainstream news cycles.

    In the past few days, yet another major cyberattack has been reported against JBS, a meat company that supplies around 23% of all US beef and pork. Production at JBS has shut down, and now there is the possibility of meat shortages across the country if the problems are not solved soon.

    Again, is it just coincidence that these large scale cyberattacks are happening with greater frequency in the lead-up to a WEF’s Cyberpolygon simulation? Or, is Cyberpolygon another Event 201? Is it a beta test for a disaster that is planned for the near future? The WEF is openly comparing future cyber attacks to covid outbreaks, so I’m inclined to suspect the latter:...

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  • Sun, Jun 06, 2021 - 12:54pm

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    thc0655

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    This picture is worth a thousand words

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  • Sun, Jun 06, 2021 - 1:19pm

    Steven Kelso

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    Unknown Unknowns

    It what we don't know that we don't know.

    President Biden, June 1, 2021

    "According to the 'intelligence' community, terrorism from white supremacy is the most lethal threat to the homeland today. Not ISIS, not Al Qaeda. White supremacists."

    He does the "air quotes".  😉

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  • Sun, Jun 06, 2021 - 1:38pm

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    Kelso

    Cue “white supremacist terror” false flag in 3...2...

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  • Sun, Jun 06, 2021 - 4:11pm

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    thc0655

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    Asking people why they still wear a mask outdoors

    We’re doomed.

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  • Tue, Jun 08, 2021 - 11:13am

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    dragonfishy

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    mRNA shedding

    https://www.armstrongeconomics.com/international-news/disease/founder-of-moderna-canceled-by-twitter-for-confirming-truth/?__cf_chl_jschl_tk__=90d30437af9e8403eb0c6ba7af8e1c8b128f17c0-1623164685-0-AVKNpajK23r4ZMHQI3MJPT5_nw0wYR_yKbBrx6-TxC_YiNGA8Ws_BoubfjWrMOHGZIFZ37dAG2g0vJV3c2IIOrQFKKvqUKTKrFEUIId5Z7zYka_aFXauVJEGxpr7PaJNP_o3U_us_aFkCFFQUDt0_UDD2hNn6L-ytVgj8Ywag25aGesKhYsMbllq54iCO5OXz7oR24J4bSF-oR1JjDOeN6-yFm968JdG-93NSIr_1Det_UbjoZczJoyRmKkhwvqHhF5vH6LoyxJqAKN4HYj0QI6rvcKUVDjAZMWqvqrm6F_dZOnzLViWZDBuww7GMOFf4hMfwDeX7GqKg7t8e1tbEDk3zoiBpaKYGwZdFkmiux5mX9S0B903ejdBLbG4v38VD92fHRoL3H1SjHR-23Wn2HbPfmse0c8PHMthrXTbWCTT5PuoV2AaLShCdIP9TLvmPsiD-P0YwHcMqV_ISvZXEQ2v7qY05l2qSa4isAYVa_7HehIQmTjohnT5X9byokaxJ9m9Tg5HoFnP6xv5dSUBOaEvdJCXkE9TeEHfzt7wGEFZ9K583prpA7IWrdyI_F-Esw

    Clif removed his shedding woo video? or does this go in the vindication video?

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  • Tue, Jun 08, 2021 - 11:43am

    kshilt

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    kshilt said:

    I have been very curious about this upcoming meeting as well.  Will we be able to get any updates from the meeting in real time?  I would like to pay close attention as I do believe whatever comes out of this meeting will likely be the next crisis that we will be facing.  I can't decide if it would be better to have cash on hand or what we can do to prepare for what they predict will happen.  I don't think there will be much time between the exercise and the real world occurrence.

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  • Tue, Jun 08, 2021 - 4:50pm

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    Attention Crypto Newbie Millionaires

    The Federal Reserve Bank will not be giving away newly mined bitcoin or etherium or any other token to cover your losses.

    We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. A truly free market can only exist within a securely defined framework. Counselors will be made available should you need addition help. Pigs don't fly.

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  • Tue, Jun 08, 2021 - 5:26pm

    DennisC

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    That's rad, man!

    Seriously.

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