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The Stealth Globalism - Visa Waiver Program .... when most people just over stay the "visa"
Notice Israel does not participate ...

San Jose Trump Rally - Racist Militants Surround Me Chanting La Raza

Demonstrations ahead of President's visit to San Diego

'No Borders, No Nations': Call for ICE to Be Abolished

Antifa Chanting "No Trump, No Wall, No USA at All'

https://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/assets/documents/2019-Nov/Signatory VWP Carriers(November 2019).pdf
Signatory Visa Waiver Program (VWP) Carriers
Document Posting Date:  November 2, 2017
Visa Waiver Program (VWP)Signatory Carriers November 1, 2019

In order to facilitate the arrival of VWP passengers, carriers need to be signatory to a current agreement.  This agreement is a precursor for transporting aliens seeking admission as nonimmigrant visitors under the Visa Waiver Program.  The carriers below are signatory to the VWP and can transport passengers under the program.  The date indicates the last signed agreement.  Agreement are valid for 7 years. I

Poland Becomes First Country in 5 Years to Join U.S. Visa Waiver Program
Rosie Spinks, Skift
- Nov 06, 2019 12:35 pm

In a much-needed bright spot for the U.S. travel industry, Poland became the 39th country to be added to the visa waiver program on Wednesday.

From Nov. 11, Polish nationals will be eligible to apply for the waiver using the Electronic System for Travel Authorization — more commonly referred to as ESTA — enabling them to visit the U.S. for 90 days without a visa.

Poland is the first nation to be added to the program since 2014, when Chile joined. Visa waivers are generally limited to countries who are considered "close allies" of the U.S. — and that reciprocate in the form of their own visa policies. In a nation with a reputation for onerous entry requirements, it has been a powerful way to attract international leisure and business travelers to the U.S.


Czech Republic

New Zealand

San Marino
South Korea
United Kingdom

Since 2005, the U.S. Department of State has been conducting discussions with countries known as "road map countries," which are interested in joining (or rejoining) the VWP.[11]

Of the original 19 countries, 11 have been admitted to the VWP. The remaining eight countries are:

Argentina (previous member, 1996–2002)[11][12]
Uruguay (previous member, 1999–2003)[11][


If you are citizen of a Visa Waiver Program partner, but have received a notice that you are no longer eligible to travel to the United States under that program and you are also a citizen of, or had recent travel to, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, and Syria, you may request an expedited appointment if your travel is imminent.
Although Romanian nationals do not currently qualify to travel under the Visa Waiver Program, travelers who qualify for the Visa Waiver Program are advised that effective January 20,2010 registration through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) is mandatory prior to travel to the United States. Travelers who have not obtained approval through ESTA should expect to be denied boarding on any air carrier bound for the United States. Travelers wishing to register for ESTA directly should visit the ESTA website to apply.

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The Schengen Area ( /ˈʃɛŋən/) is an area comprising 26 European states that have officially abolished all passport and all other types of border control at their mutual borders. The area mostly functions as a single jurisdiction for international travel purposes, with a common visa policy. The area is named after the 1985 Schengen Agreement.

22 of the 28 EU member states participate in the Schengen Area. Of the six EU members that are not part of the Schengen Area, four—Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, and Romania—are legally obliged to join the area in the future, while the other two—Ireland and the United Kingdom—maintain opt-outs. The four European Free Trade Association (EFTA) member states, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland, are not members of the EU, but have signed agreements in association with the Schengen Agreement. Three European microstates that are not members of the European Union but which are enclaves or semi-enclave within an EU member state—Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City—are de facto part of the Schengen Area.

The Schengen Area has a population of over 400 million people and an area of 4,312,099 square kilometres (1,664,911 sq mi).


The Schengen Agreement was signed on 14 June 1985 by five of the ten EEC member states[8] in the town of Schengen, Luxembourg. The Schengen Area was established separately from the European Economic Community, when consensus could not be reached among all EC member states on the abolition of border controls.

The Agreement was supplemented in 1990 by the Schengen Convention, which proposed the abolition of internal border controls and a common visa policy.[9] The Agreements and the rules adopted under them were entirely separate from the EC structures, and led to the creation of the Schengen Area on 26 March 1995.[10]


The only land borders with border controls (not counting temporary ones) between EU/EEA members, are those of Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania (which are expected to be removed), the one at Gibraltar and those at the Channel Tunnel (which are to cease to be an EU/EEA land border if Brexit goes ahead).

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Lol I saw La Raza and stopped reading. Obvious subversives, public knowledge, nothing happens to them. They got lawyers with a deck of cards. It's a sell out from every direction man. See the writing on the wall and get ready. It's only getting worse...

Mob rule is the end game.

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"Castles made of sand, slips into the sea, eventually." - Jimi Hendrix


Quote from: poseidonlost on Nov 10, 2019, 11:22:19 PM
Lol I saw La Raza and stopped reading. Obvious subversives, public knowledge, nothing happens to them. They got lawyers with a deck of cards. It's a sell out from every direction man. See the writing on the wall and get ready. It's only getting worse...

Mob rule is the end game.

Same with Extinction Rebellion, who are now doing the police in court for daring to challange their right to bring London to a halt.

Meanwhile, genuine protest is brutally crushed.

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Richest 1% of Americans Close to Surpassing Wealth of Middle Class
By Alexandre Tanzi and Michael Sasso
November 9, 2019, 2:00 AM PST

The U.S.'s historic economic expansion has so enriched one-percenters they now hold almost as much wealth as the middle- and upper-middle classes combined.

Wealth Floats

U.S. household wealth become more concentrated among the top tenth


The very richest had assets of about $35.4 trillion in the second quarter, or just shy of the $36.9 trillion held by the tens of millions of people who make up the 50th percentile to the 90th percentile of Americans -- much of the middle and upper-middle classes.
It may not be long before one-percenters actually surpass the middle and upper-middle classes. Household wealth in the upper-most bracket grew by $650 billion in the second quarter of 2019, while Americans in the 50th to 90th percentiles saw a $210 billion gain.

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The Long March Has Paid Off: Millennials Love Socialism
11/10/2019 - 18:30

Authored by Onar Am via LibertyNation.com,


According to a new poll conducted by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, 70% of millennials would likely vote for a socialist candidate. Furthermore, 19% of them see The Communist Manifesto as a surer guarantee of freedom and equality than the Declaration of Independence, and 15% think that the world would be a better place if the Soviet Union still existed.


The Long March Through The Institutions

The answer is straightforward: Teachers and professors are bombarding students with communist propaganda. They teach that the U.S. was founded on slavery while conveniently overlooking the fact that western civilization is the only one in the world to have successfully abolished slavery.

They teach that Hitler was the vilest person ever to have existed but conveniently forget to mention that Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, Ceausescu, Mugabe, Barre, and Castro together killed far more than 100 million people and enslaved many more across four continents. Students learn about the Holocaust, but not the Holodomor.

The professors are not doing this out of ignorance. After World War II, when it became clear that Marxism could never compete with capitalism as an economic system, the radical left formulated a strategy of achieving their utopia by taking over the educational institutions and indoctrinating children with their worldview.

That would have sounded like a conspiracy theory if it hadn't been for the fact that leftists have been open about this goal for a long time.

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Gee this could personalize your health costs and insurance hmmm ...  ie bankrupt or kill you ...

Google's secret cache of medical data includes names and full details of millions – whistleblower
Ed Pilkington in New York

Tue 12 Nov 2019 10.29 EST

The secret scheme involves the transfer to Google of healthcare data held by Ascension, the second largest healthcare provider in the US.

Whistleblower speaks to Guardian about growing alarm over secret transfer of medical history data, which can be accessed by Google staff

A whistleblower who works in Project Nightingale, the secret transfer of the personal medical data of up to 50 million Americans from one of the largest healthcare providers in the US to Google, has expressed anger to the Guardian that patients are being kept in the dark about the massive deal.

The anonymous whistleblower has posted a video on the social media platform Daily Motion that contains a document dump of hundreds of images of confidential files relating to Project Nightingale. The secret scheme, first reported by the Wall Street Journal, involves the transfer to Google of healthcare data held by Ascension, the second largest healthcare provider in the US. The data is being transferred with full personal details including name and medical history and can be accessed by Google staff. Unlike other similar efforts it has not been made anonymous though a process of removing personal information known as de-identification.

The whistleblower introduces the video with the words:
"I must speak out about the things that are going on behind the scenes."
According to the whistleblower, the security fears raised at that meeting, including concerns that the transfer may be in breach of federal HIPAA rules on data privacy, have so far gone unanswered by Google.
The Guardian does not know the identity of the whistleblower. They are one of about 300 employees working on Project Nightingale, approximately half on the Google side and half with Ascension.
The ambition of Google's parent company Alphabet is to develop new AI tools that can help predict health patterns and improve treatment. Google recently announced plans to buy Fitbit Inc for $2.1bn, aiming to enter the wearables market and invest in digital health.
"Patients haven't been told how Ascension is using their data and have not consented to their data being transferred to the cloud or being used by Google. At the very least patients should be told and be able to opt in or opt out," the whistleblower writes.

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Behind Google's 'Project Nightingale': A Health Data Gold Mine of 50 Million Patients
Deal with Ascension health system, aimed at improving patient care, attracts criticism because of privacy concerns
By Rob Copeland
Nov. 12, 2019 10:17 am ET

The detailed health information of millions of Ascension patients is scattered across 40 data centers in more than a dozen U.S. states. In an ambitious, all-in bet, Google and the nonprofit health system are putting all of that data into the cloud—with potentially big changes on tap for doctors and patients.

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Project Nightingale is a data sharing project financed by Google and Ascension, a Catholic health care system comprising a chain of 2,600 hospitals, doctors' offices and other related facilities, in 21 states, with tens of millions of patient records available for processing health care data. Ascension is one of the largest health-care systems in the United States with comprehensive and specific health care information of millions who are part of its system.

Google is involved with Ascension to process this data, which began in secret sometime in 2018, without knowledge and consent of patients and doctors.
The project is Google's attempt to gain a foot hold into the healthcare industry on a large scale.[1] Amazon, Microsoft and Apple, inc. are also actively advancing into health care, but none of their business arrangements are equal in scope to Project Nightingale.[1][2][4]
The data sharing includes patient names and their dates of birth, along with doctor diagnoses, lab results, and hospitalization records, amounting to access to complete medical records
Patients and doctors have not been apprised. Ethical and technical questions have been raised. 150 Google employees are allowed to access much of the data on millions patients. The project is controversial because Google has paid large fines for violating privacy laws

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Listening to you, caring for you

From the moment you walk through our doors, you'll hear the sounds of hope, health and strength, because we're more than just hospitals, ERs and clinics. Ascension care teams start by understanding you, your health and your life to deliver care that's right for you. The compassionate, personalized care you've come to expect is close to home and connected to a national network of care and the expertise of a wide range of doctors and specialists. So, you'll be connected to all the care you need for you and your family.

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UN Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer exposes propaganda and censorship in Assange reporting
By Chris Marsden
1 July 2019

When Nils Melzer, the UN special rapporteur on torture, issued a May 31 statement demanding an immediate end to the "collective persecution" of Julian Assange it made headlines all over the world.

Assange, Melzer wrote, "has been deliberately exposed, for a period of several years, to progressively severe forms of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, the cumulative effects of which can only be described as psychological torture."

"In 20 years of work with victims of war, violence and political persecution, I have never seen a group of democratic states ganging up to deliberately isolate, demonise and abuse a single individual for such a long time and with so little regard for human dignity and the rule of law," he added.

In the run-up to last Wednesday's International Day in Support of Torture Victims,
Melzer wrote an op-ed titled, "Demasking the Torture of Julian Assange."

He offered the hard-hitting piece to leading publications, including the Guardian, the Times, the Financial Times, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Australian, the Canberra Times, the Telegraph, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Thomson Reuters Foundation, and Newsweek.
All of them declined to publish, leaving Melzer, one of the world's foremost legal experts on torture, to publish his article on the online blogging platform Medium.

Melzer told RT he had been offered various reasons by newspaper editors for rejecting his op-ed. "Some of them said it wasn't high enough on their news agenda, some of them said it wasn't within their core area of interest," he said.

Expressing contempt for their excuses, Melzer noted that the same media executives had happily published stories about Assange "when it was about his cat and his skateboard and... allegations that he smeared excrement on the walls... But when you have a serious piece that actually tries to de-mask this public narrative and to actually show the facts below it, then they're not interested."

The "news worthiness" of Melzer's piece—written in defence of the most famous political prisoner on the planet—is not in doubt. The rejection notices only confirm the ongoing line-up of corporate and state media outlets against a publisher who exposed what they would not: evidence of US war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Demasking the Torture of Julian Assange
By Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture

On the occasion of the International Day in Support of Torture Victims, 26 June 2019


Alright, I thought, but surely Assange must be a hacker! But what I found is that all his disclosures had been freely leaked to him, and that no one accuses him of having hacked a single computer.
In fact, the only arguable hacking-charge against him relates to his alleged unsuccessful attempt to help breaking a password which, had it been successful, might have helped his source to cover her tracks. In short: a rather isolated, speculative, and inconsequential chain of events; a bit like trying to prosecute a driver who unsuccessfully attempted to exceed the speed-limit, but failed because their car was too weak.

Well then, I thought, at least we know for sure that Assange is a Russian spy, has interfered with US elections, and negligently caused people's deaths! But all I found is that he consistently published true information of inherent public interest without any breach of trust, duty or allegiance. Yes, he exposed war crimes, corruption and abuse, but let's not confuse national security with governmental impunity. Yes, the facts he disclosed empowered US voters to take more informed decisions, but isn't that simply democracy? Yes, there are ethical discussions to be had regarding the legitimacy of unredacted disclosures. But if actual harm had really been caused, how come neither Assange nor Wikileaks ever faced related criminal charges or civil lawsuits for just compensation?

But surely, I found myself pleading, Assange must be a selfish narcissist, skateboarding through the Ecuadorian Embassy and smearing feces on the walls? Well, all I heard from Embassy staff is that the inevitable inconveniences of his accommodation at their offices were handled with mutual respect and consideration. This changed only after the election of President Moreno, when they were suddenly instructed to find smears against Assange and, when they didn't, they were soon replaced. The President even took it upon himself to bless the world with his gossip, and to personally strip Assange of his asylum and citizenship without any due process of law.

In the end it finally dawned on me that I had been blinded by propaganda, and that Assange had been systematically slandered to divert attention from the crimes he exposed. Once he had been dehumanized through isolation, ridicule and shame, just like the witches we used to burn at the stake, it was easy to deprive him of his most fundamental rights without provoking public outrage worldwide. And thus, a legal precedent is being set, through the backdoor of our own complacency, which in the future can and will be applied just as well to disclosures by The Guardian, the New York Times and ABC News


Even so, you may say, why spend so much breath on Assange, when countless others are tortured worldwide? Because this is not only about protecting Assange, but about preventing a precedent likely to seal the fate of Western democracy. For once telling the truth has become a crime, while the powerful enjoy impunity, it will be too late to correct the course. We will have surrendered our voice to censorship and our fate to unrestrained tyranny.

This Op-Ed has been offered for publication to the Guardian, The Times, the Financial Times, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Australian, the Canberra Times, the Telegraph, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Thomson Reuters Foundation, and Newsweek.

None responded positively.

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YouTube To Delete All Accounts That Aren't "Commercially Viable" Starting Dec. 10th
by Tyler Durden
Fri, 11/15/2019 - 15:10

This is obvious censorship. YouTube is planning to silence those who disagree with the political/ruling class and have taken sides. Speaking truth to power is now borderline criminal. The censorship continues...

Authored by Ethan Huff via Natural News,
YouTube is planning to delete all accounts that aren't "commercially viable" starting December 10
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by: Ethan Huff

Content creators everywhere are starting to panic about an upcoming policy change over at YouTube that threatens to eliminate all accounts and channels on the Google-owned video platform that are deemed to no longer be "commercially viable."

In the "Account Suspension & Termination" section of YouTube's "Terminations by YouTube for Service Changes," guidelines, the company explains that, as of December 10, 2019, "YouTube may terminate your access, or your Google account's access to all or part of the Service, if YouTube believes, in its sole discretion, that provision of the Service to you is no longer commercially viable."

In other words, if you have a YouTube channel that YouTube employees decide isn't profitable enough for Google, then the company has now granted itself the option to completely shut down your account without warning or consequence.

What this means is that YouTube content creators who've built their entire livelihoods around the platform are going to need a backup option in the event that they end up being terminated. One such option is Brighteon.com, which you can sign up for here.

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Left Scores Culture War Victory
Chick-fil-A Will Stop Donating to Salvation Army, Christian Athletes Following LGBT Pressure
David Ng
18 Nov 2019

Chick-fil-A will reportedly stop donating money to charities including the Salvation Army and Fellowship of Christian Athletes following pressure from LGBT groups.

The company announced Monday that it is refocusing its charitable foundation to a smaller number of charities, focusing exclusively on education, homelessness, and hunger.

"Our goal is to donate to the most effective organizations in the areas of education, homelessness and hunger. No organization will be excluded from future consideration – faith based or non-faith based," Tim Tassopoulos, president and COO of Chick-fil-A, said in a statement.

Chick-fil-A's tax records shows that it gave to several Christian schools and charitable groups in 2018. None of those groups appears in a list of Chick-fil-A's 2019 charitable giving that the company made available for preview.


All Mine To Give (1957) – Cruel Mrs. Runyon

Ebenezer Scrooge "...Are there no prisons?..."

Surplus Population


It's Official: The United States Is Now A Banana Republic

by Tyler Durden
Mon, 11/25/2019 - 15:15

the top 10% now own 70% of all the US wealth, the same as the middle and lower classes combined...

the Fed's ZIRP and QE that was behind the greatest wealth redistribution in the past decade...

a redistribution that started almost 50 years ago, when Nixon decided to end the Fed's biggest nemesis - the US gold standard - launching an unprecedented increase in income growth for the "Top 1%", even as the income of the "Bottom 90%" has remained unchanged ever since 1971.
For those confused, Rabobank's Michael Every put it best: of course the Fed can redistribute wealth but "that redistribution has been from the poor and middle-class to the rich, not the other way round."

And so, over a decade after the start of the biggest monetary and wealth redistribution experiment in history intermediated by the world's central banks, we find ourselves in a place where Deutsche Bank writes that at the very top of its Top 20 risks for 2020 is none other than the "continued increase in wealth inequality, income inequality and healthcare inequality."

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Big Brother Never lies ....

Scandal! UN Officials Faked Syria Gas 'Attack' Report!
Ron Paul and Daniel McAdams Posted on November 25, 2019   

A startling development in the alleged gas attack in Douma, Syria in April, 2018: Whistleblowing inspectors from the OPCW – the UN Agency that investigated the attack – have come forward to claim that the original report has been doctored and distorted to falsely blame the Syrian government. Will the mainstream media touch this scandal with a ten foot pole? Watch today's Ron Paul Liberty Report:


Jonathan Steele: New Evidence That Syrian Government Was Falsely Blamed For Chemical Attacks
Posted By Tim Hains
On Date November 26, 2019

"The Guardian" correspondent Jonathan Steele told FNC's Tucker Carlson Monday evening that there is new evidence that the Syrian government was not responsible for the chemical weapons attacks that have been used as justification for U.S. bombings in that country.

    TUCKER CARLSON: Some of us, this show, had suspicions from the outset there wasn't much evidence that this had actually happened. What do we now know?

    JONATHAN STEELE, THE GUARDIAN: We now know from this whistleblower, who prefers to call himself Alex, we know his real name and we have got proof that he did work at the OPCW [Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons].

    He was an inspector. One of the team of about nine people who went to Damascus and Douma to pick up samples on the ground and to talk to witnesses and check the whole thing out. Now, he took these samples.

    The main point is that Chlorine gas degrades rapidly in the air. So coming in two weeks later, you wouldn't find anything. What you would find is that the gas contaminates or affects other chemicals in the natural environment. So-called "Chlorinated organic chemicals." The difficulty is they exist anyway in the natural environment and water. So the crucial thing is the levels, were there higher levels of Chlorinated organic chemicals found after the alleged gas attack than there would have been in the normal environment?

When they got back to the Netherlands, to The Hague where the OPCW has its headquarters, samples were sent off to designated laboratories, then there was a weird silence developed. Nobody told the inspectors what the results of the analysis was. It was only by chance that the inspector found out through accident earlier the results would come in and there were no differences at all. There were no higher levels of Chlorinated organic chemicals in the areas where the alleged attack had happened where there is some suspicious cylinders had been found by opposition activists. So it didn't seem possible that there could have been a gas attack because the levels were just the same as in the natural environment.

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[ over 2000 deaths, 100,000 rapes  per year due to illegal immigration ...  but don't build a wall ] 

Report: Illegal immigration leads to 2,200 deaths, 118,000 rapes, 138,000 assaults
by Paul Bedard
| August 21, 2018


Here's a Heartbreaking List of Victims Killed by Illegal Immigrants
Dems accuse GOP of 'manufacturing' border crisis during wall funding fight, but deaths like Pierce Corcoran's show otherwise

By Kathryn Blackhurst
January 11, 2019

President Donald Trump is fighting for U.S. citizens and seeking to prevent further needless deaths at the hands of illegal immigrants by enforcing immigration laws and pushing for a border wall.

But the Democrats' new talking point — as well as many members of the mainstream media's — is calling the illegal immigration and border crisis a "manufactured crisis" that the GOP designed to force the funding of Trump's border wall.
Trump asked the congressional Democrats, "How much more American blood must we shed before Congress does its job?"

"Over the years, thousands of Americans have been brutally killed by those who illegally entered our country, and thousands more lives will be lost if we don't act right now," Trump warned.

But Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) are still refusing to budge on border wall funding and refuse to see the need for a wall.

   Israel Has the Right and Obligation to Defend Its Border with Deadly Force
By David French

May 15, 2018 2:41 PM

Would you let people who want to kill you into your home?

One of the enduring mysteries of modern political discourse is the way in which smart people — who are not remotely anti-Semitic — impose curious, unworkable double standards on the nation of Israel. Let's take, for example, the response of many on the left to the so-called Great Return March, an effort by thousands of Gazans to storm the Israeli border.

After all, the international legal standards are clear. A nation has the right to protect the integrity of its border, and that right is supplemented by an inherent right of self-defense in the face of a hostile foreign power. Hamas — which rules Gaza — rejects Israel's right to exist and remains in a state of perpetual, declared war with Israel. Any reasonable person contemplating the consequences of a border-wall breach knows that chaos and bloodshed may result.

[ Blah blah blah ... but NO OTHER COUNTRY IS ALLOWED the same deference ...  ]


Leaked Chinese documents show how mass surveillance system flags Uighurs for detention camps
Published: Nov 24, 2019 9:53 p.m. ET

Papers show how China uses AI, data to control its population

The classified documents lay out the Chinese government's deliberate strategy to lock up ethnic minorities even before they commit a crime, to rewire their thoughts and the language they speak.

The papers also show how Beijing is pioneering a new form of social control using data and artificial intelligence. Drawing on data collected by mass surveillance technology, computers issued the names of tens of thousands of people for interrogation or detention in just one week.

Taken as a whole, the documents give the most significant description yet of high-tech mass detention in the 21st century in the words of the Chinese government itself. Experts say they spell out a vast system that targets, surveils and grades entire ethnicities to forcibly assimilate and subdue them -- especially Uighurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic minority of more than 10 million people with their own language and culture.
The documents were given to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists by an anonymous source. The ICIJ verified them by examining state media reports and public notices from the time, consulting experts, cross-checking signatures and confirming the contents with former camp employees and detainees.

They consist of a notice with guidelines for the camps, four bulletins on how to use technology to target people, and a court case sentencing a Uighur Communist Party member to 10 years in prison for telling colleagues not to say dirty words, watch porn or eat without praying.

The documents were issued to rank-and-file officials by the powerful Xinjiang Communist Party Political and Legal Affairs Commission, the region's top authority overseeing police, courts and state security. They were put out under the head official at the time, Zhu Hailun, who annotated and signed some personally.


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Anders Corr, a former American intelligence officer who acted as an advisor for the group during the research, believes that up to 40 percent of the detainment camps have not been identified by international agencies. Given that the Xinjiang region is home to about 20 million Uyghurs, the detainment of 3 million of them only goes to show the scale of Beijing's crackdown on the community.



Angela Merkel Says Freedom Of Speech Must Be Curtailed To Keep Society Free
Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News,

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that freedom of expression must be curtailed in order to keep society free.

Yes Really.

"For all those who claim that they can no longer express their opinion, I say this to them; If you express a pronounced opinion, you must live with the fact that you will be contradicted," said Merkel during a speech to the German Parliament.

"Expressing an opinion does not come at zero cost, but freedom of expression has limits," she added, as some in the Bundestag could be heard voicing their disagreement.

"Those limits begin where hatred is spread, they begin where the dignity of other people is violated. This house will and must oppose extreme speech otherwise our society will no longer be the free society that it was," said Merkel.


The debate over free speech in Germany has intensified since the country accepted over a million migrants from the Middle East and North Africa from 2015 onwards.

Many Germans have found themselves hit with charges of hate speech for pointing out 'hate facts' like migrants being responsible for crimes and sexual assaults

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Al Bundy

Quote from: tahoeblue on Nov 27, 2019, 01:04:32 PM
Leaked Chinese documents show how mass surveillance system flags Uighurs for detention camps
Published: Nov 24, 2019 9:53 p.m. ET

Papers show how China uses AI, data to control its population

The classified documents lay out the Chinese government's deliberate strategy to lock up ethnic minorities even before they commit a crime, to rewire their thoughts and the language they speak.

The papers also show how Beijing is pioneering a new form of social control using data and artificial intelligence. Drawing on data collected by mass surveillance technology, computers issued the names of tens of thousands of people for interrogation or detention in just one week.

Taken as a whole, the documents give the most significant description yet of high-tech mass detention in the 21st century in the words of the Chinese government itself. Experts say they spell out a vast system that targets, surveils and grades entire ethnicities to forcibly assimilate and subdue them -- especially Uighurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic minority of more than 10 million people with their own language and culture.
The documents were given to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists by an anonymous source. The ICIJ verified them by examining state media reports and public notices from the time, consulting experts, cross-checking signatures and confirming the contents with former camp employees and detainees.

They consist of a notice with guidelines for the camps, four bulletins on how to use technology to target people, and a court case sentencing a Uighur Communist Party member to 10 years in prison for telling colleagues not to say dirty words, watch porn or eat without praying.

The documents were issued to rank-and-file officials by the powerful Xinjiang Communist Party Political and Legal Affairs Commission, the region's top authority overseeing police, courts and state security. They were put out under the head official at the time, Zhu Hailun, who annotated and signed some personally.


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Anders Corr, a former American intelligence officer who acted as an advisor for the group during the research, believes that up to 40 percent of the detainment camps have not been identified by international agencies. Given that the Xinjiang region is home to about 20 million Uyghurs, the detainment of 3 million of them only goes to show the scale of Beijing's crackdown on the community.

Now Uyghurs, before them Georgians, Albanians on Kosovo, Bosnian Muslims , Croats,  Kurds in Iraq, Kuwait.... :o

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Disarmed - people fight back with what's available .. with Unicorn horns  .

Narwhal tusk and fire extinguisher used to tackle London Bridge attacker

Members of the public, including a convicted murderer, bring terrorist to the ground
One man was armed with a fire extinguisher and another a 5ft narwhal tusk as people at the scene surrounded the attacker, who was eventually pinned to the ground.

Scotland Yard is investigating how 28-year-old Usman Khan was able to launch the attack in London Bridge, despite being known to the authorities and fitted with an electronic tag to monitor his movements. He was allowed out a year ago after serving time for his part in a plot to blow up the London Stock Exchange.
In footage that has since emerged, Khan is sprayed with a fire extinguisher, while another man tries to suppress the assailant with a narwhal tusk – a long pointed tooth from a type of whale – lunging at him. It is believed the item was pulled from the wall of Fishmongers' Hall, a Grade II-listed building on London Bridge, by a Polish chef called Łukasz.

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The Vikings sold narwhal tusks as unicorn horns
Mar 21, 2017 Ian Harvey
By Medieval times, people firmly believed that unicorn horn had magical properties. It was said that a cup carved from unicorn horn would protect the person drinking from it; they could never be poisoned, as the cup neutralized any poison placed in it. The horn was also supposed to cure melancholia or depression.
Queen Elizabeth I received a carved and jewel-encrusted narwhal tusk that was worth the price of a castle (around £4-£5 million today). Sir Humphrey Gilbert, who gave her the tusk, said it was from a sea-unicorn.

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Teacher Says "Parents Don't Know What's Best for Kids" to Defend Classroom Drag Queen Event
by News Division · Published November 18, 2019

While defending 'drag queens' in the school classroom, in the face of opposition from parents, one teacher got on Facebook and said, "Parents don't know what's best for their children."

A public school teacher, Anthony Lane, argued that transexual drag queens invited to Willis school district and taught boys how to apply makeup. That alone is a controversy, but here's what Lane had to say in social media that is infuriating parents:

Let's go through that quickly:

1. Education is not a customer service industry (teachers don't work for parents, according to Lane).

2. He put "parental rights" in "scare quotes," which implies they don't really exist.

3. He says parents "are given so much authority," as though it's not innate to parenthood and is something granted them.

4. He says parents should not have the final say.

5. He says that some parents don't know what's best for their kids.

6. He says parents don't have the right to enter the school for the sake of their religious, political, or moral beliefs.

But apparently, a man entering the school under a false name and false identity to sexually groom minors is totes legit.

The 'drag queen's' fake name is Lynn Adonis-Deveaux and was invited to the school by a cosmology teacher to show students how to apply make-up. This is a weird decision, considering that 'drag queens' seem to be the worst at putting on makeup.

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Parents often don't know what is best
Posted on December 4, 2017

When dealing with anti-vaccers and other believers in woo, I often encounter indignant parents who, when faced with evidence and arguments that are contrary to their views, respond with, "well as a parent, only I know what is best for my child." This sentiment is pervasive among anti-vaccers, but if we think about it for even a few seconds, the absurdity of it quickly becomes clear. Giving birth clearly does not magically impart you with infinite medical knowledge. Having a child is not even remotely equivalent to earning a medical degree. It's kind of unbelievable that I even have to say that, but apparently, I do.

The problems with this claim should become obvious as soon as we start applying it to other situations. For example, purchasing a computer clearly does not endow me with instant and incomparable knowledge about anti-virus software, firewalls, etc. Similarly, no one claims to be an expert mechanic by sheer virtue of the fact that they own a car, so why would we think that simply having a child makes someone a medical expert?
In conclusion, I want to be clear that I'm not attacking parents or trying to "diminish" parenthood or any other such nonsense. I'm just trying to get people to have an accurate view of their own limitations. Having a child does not make you a medical expert nor does it make you the most qualified person to understand or assess your child's health. If it did, there would be no need for doctors or science.


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List of All Current US Vaccine Inserts

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Bob Hope on Zombies and Democrats

Zombie Democrats Attack ...
The Video Dead (1987) Official Trailer

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First Liberty States That U.S. Military Gives in to Activist Demands to Discriminate Against Company Because of Inspirational Dog Tags
Religious liberty law firm urges Army to reinstate trademark license for replica dog tags, other inspirational jewelry

December 03, 2019 15:12 ET | Source: First Liberty Institute

WASHINGTON, Dec. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute today sent a letter to the United States Army Trademark Licensing office urging it to allow Shields of Strength ("Shields"), a private, faith-based, business to continue producing military-themed items such as replica "dog tags" and jewelry.  The Army banned Shields after citing the "negative press" it received in connection with a complaint from the Military Religious Freedom Foundation ("MRFF").
For over 20 years Kenny Vaughan and his wife Tammie have been making Shields of Strength replica dog tags with encouraging Bible verses or references on them for service members and first responders. Shields of Strength replica dog tags bear various military-themed emblems, logos, or insignia on one side and various faith-based messages such as Scripture verses or references on the other side. To date, the Vaughn's have made over 4 million dog tags and given hundreds of thousands to the U.S. military and other ministries. During the Iraq War, they donated over 50,000 pieces a month and even fulfilled a single request for 30,000 pieces.  Each branch of the military grants licenses to vendors to feature military trademarks on products.

Earlier this year, MRFF sent a letter to the Army threatening "administrative and litigation complaints" to "compel compliance" unless the SoS stopped including religious references on its licensed products.

For more information go to FirstLiberty.org.


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Satans Children?:



The Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) is dedicated to ensuring that all members of the United States Armed Forces fully receive the Constitutional guarantee of religious freedom to which they and all Americans are entitled by virtue of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.

Nearly 66,000 active duty, veteran, and civilian personnel of the United States Armed Forces, including individuals involved in High School JROTC around the nation, have come to our foundation for redress and assistance in resolving or alerting the public to their civil rights grievances, with hundreds more contacting MRFF each day. 95% of them are Christians themselves.

From: U.S. Naval Officer's/MRFF Client's E-Mail Address withheld

Subject: Thank you!
Date: November 24, 2019 at 10:18:09 AM MST
To: mikey@militaryreligiousfreedom.org

Mikey and MRFF,
MRFF is a lifesaver! Thank goodness that one of my fellow officers told me this organization existed...within moments of my email, Mikey personally responded with an email and provided a phone number for additional information.
My concerns?? At a command sanctioned event, the CMEO ( command equal opportunity) advisor gave a Christian-centric blessing, including references to Jesus Christ.
Obviously I was aware of the line this crossed, and needed guidance; assistance with discussing this with my CO and how to take corrective action.
This was more than just me being uncomfortable with what had happened, but every member of the command had their their religious freedom violated and good order was definitely compromised that night.
Thankfully I have Mikey and the MRFF to provide support, both emotionally and legally, to ensure leadership is made aware of the travesty that they allowed to occur.
I cannot stress enough, you ARE NOT alone in this! Make the call or send an email. You will receive help and support, I can assure you that your concerns will be heard.
A proud Jewish Officer who loves her Navy (U.S. Naval Officer's/MRFF Client's name, rank, MOS, unit and installation all withheld)


The exact term is a translation of a Roman maxim, divide et impera (divide and rule).

divide and conquer
1. To gain or maintain power by generating tension among others, epecially those less powerful, so that they cannot unite in opposition. Rachel is so popular because she divides and conquers all of her minions and makes sure they all dislike each other.

Diversity is our Strength

London Mayor Sadiq Khan: "One of Our Strengths Is Our Diversity"
Dec 8, 2019 10:00 am By Hugh Fitzgerald

Sadiq Khan, the Muslim mayor of London, and a tireless apologist for Islam, had his usual reaction to the latest murders by Muslim terrorists in "the greatest city in the world." For Sadiq Khan, the defense and promotion of "diversity" has become an obsession. Last summer Sadiq Khan earned the outrage of many Londoners for his expensive focus on this "diversity"; they discovered he now spends annually close to $2 million on"diversity" bosses for London Transport, far more than he does on employees devoted to keeping fares down, or on improving safety in the system.
Khan's latest praise of "diversity":

    London mayor Sadiq Khan told reporters that diversity is one of the British capital's strengths in the wake of the London Bridge attack, and that all great cities are targets for terrorists.

    "Look, I'm mayor of the greatest city in the world, and one of our strengths is our diversity," he told reporters shortly the attack by Usman Khan, a convicted radical Islamic terrorist who had been freed from prison on a tag after serving less than half of a 16-year term, which left two dead and three injured.
This insistence that "diversity is our strength" is the byword not just of Sadiq Khan, but of many European politicians, and above all, of Chancellor Merkel. It is stated as a given; no evidence need be offered. But why should we accept this assertion? Is all "diversity" a "source of strength"? What kind of "strength"? Start asking these questions, and you will not get a coherent answer, but merely self-satisfied repetition of the mantra that brooks of no disagreement.
So according to Mayor Khan, terrorism is something you've just got to accept, it's the price we all pay for the privilege of living in a great city, we just have to prepare ourselves, there's nothing much else to be done.

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Perversity is Our Strength!

a new slogan for the Hollywood crowd and the legions of progressive bien pensants who besiege us daily.

This slogan fits you like a glove.

I am talking about you, Woody Allen, Meryl Streep, Harvey Weinstein, James Franco, Jane Fonda, Madonna, Kevin Spacey, and on and on.

"Perversity is our Strength!"

Shout it loud!

Shout it proud!

You earned it!

Shout it from your walled-in mansions! Shout it from your limos! Have your agents put it out in press releases!

Wear it like a Pussy Hat!



Quote from: 2Revolutions on Dec 10, 2019, 12:49:31 PM
Melissa from Truthstream encouraging everyone to move over Bitchute. 

Here is a link to their channel on Bitchute ---->    https://www.bitchute.com/channel/truthstream/

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Nolte: Greta Thunberg Says We Will 'Put World Leaders Against the Wall'
John Nolte14 Dec 2019

Cuba Archive has documented dozens of people, including many children, killed attempting to escape Cuba with Raúl in a leading role. His Air Force carried out the Canimar River Massacre of July 6, 1980, when dozens were murdered. Many more unarmed civilians are believed to have suffered similar fate at the hand of special Air Force units dedicated to spotting and sinking rafts. Like countless others, on January 19, 1994, two young men -Iskander Maleras and Luis Angel Valverde- were killed by Cuban border guards stationed around the U.S. Naval Base at Guantánamo operating under Raúl's direct orders to shoot. He rewarded their deed with medals and promotions.

As Defense Minister, Raúl Castro is responsible for war crimes in and out of Cuba.

Time's "Scold of the Year," Greta Thunberg, told a crowd in Italy that "we will make sure we put world leaders against the wall" if they do not do what she tells them to do.

On her way home, the 16-year-old Swedish eco-activist and chronic truant stopped to address a Fridays for Future gathering in Turin, Italy, at which she went the full-Fidel Castro.

"Unfortunately, we probably already know the outcome. World leaders are still trying to run away from their responsibilities but we have to make sure they cannot do that. We will make sure that we put them against the wall and they will have to do their job to protect our futures," she said, according to the Daily Mail.

"Against the wall" is fairly common jargon in revolutions,
especially youthful revolutions, and the accepted translation means executions — lots and lots of executions, specifically firing squads, where the old leaders are permanently removed by fresh-faced revolutionaries.

Dinesh D'Souza Gets Panned, Mocked, Condemned for Terrible Tweet Comparing Teen Activist to a Nazi
By Colby HallSep 23rd, 2019, 7:12 am

... the current public discourse of the climate crisis begs the question: should a critic of Swedish teenaged activist Greta Thunberg who evokes Hitler and Nazis be considered a loser? Absolutely.


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The Soviet secret police (NKVD) routinely massacred political prisoners

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Al Bundy

Tahoblue, please explain to people at GGF what Greta Thunberg has to do with President of Cuba Raul Catro and the NKVD ?
I don't get it.

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Paris Sees Record Traffic Jams as City Enters 12th Day of Anti-Macron Reform Protests
Breitbart London
16 Dec 2019

PARIS (AP) – French transport strikes against a planned overhaul of the pension system entered their twelfth day Monday as French president Emmanuel Macron's government remains determined to push ahead with its plans.

Authorities measured a record traffic jam of 630 kilometers (391 miles) of traffic in the morning in the Paris region, where only two Metro lines, using automated trains with no drivers, were fully running. The other 14 metro lines were closed or only very partially running.

Most regional and national trains were at a standstill. International train routes also suffered disruptions.

Truck drivers launched a separate protest movement Monday morning, staging road blockages across France to demand better salaries and working conditions.

Macron said last week he wants the government to "continue the work" on the pension changes, which include raising the retirement age to 64 and ending special privileges for some workers.

Teargas fired at Yellow Vest protesters in Paris
Published on Dec 12, 2019

(7 Dec 2019) Paris police on Saturday clashed with yellow vest activists joining a wave of protest actions against the government's overhaul of France's national retirement system.
A few thousand yellow vest protesters marched from the Finance Ministry complex on the Seine River through southeast Paris, pushing their year-old demands for economic justice — and adding the retirement reform to their list of grievances.
Most marchers were peaceful but some threw projectiles or pushed riot officers, prompting repeated bursts of tear gas from police.
The marchers appear to be emboldened by the biggest national demonstrations in years on Thursday that kicked off a mass strike-and-protest movement against President Emmanuel Macron's redesign of the pension system.
"He (Macron) needs to stop giving gifts to the rich people, and give people means to be able to have a decent life," said one Yellow Vest protester who was attending the march.

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Behind the doors of London's £3 billion street
By Jan Moys

One of the most expensive streets on the planet, Kensington Palace Gardens is home to royalty, oligarchs, tycoons and ambassadors. With an average house price estimated at over £33 million, this 'Billionaire Row' is well worth a closer look.


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$64 Million In Jewelry Stolen From British Model Tamara Ecclestone In Brazen Heist

Tue, 12/17/2019 - 04:15

An estimated $64 million in jewelry has been stolen from British model and socialite Tamara Ecclestone, the daughter of former Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone, according to NBC News.

The 35-year-old has been left "angry and shaken" after burglars reportedly evaded both 24-hour security teams which patrol the west London street known as "Billionaire Row," as well as Ecclestone's own security officers, according to the report.

Ecclestone lives on Kensington Palace Gardens alongside notable neighbors, which include French and Russian ambassadors, as well as the Kensington Palace home of Prince William and his wife Kate.

Jul 5 2009 Lauren Crooks, Sunday Mail

FORMULA ONE chief Bernie Ecclestone has sparked outrage after praising Hitler's ability to "get things done".
... He claimed democracy had done nothing for Britain and we would be better off with a government based on tyranny.

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Immigrants Seeking Driver's Licenses Line up Across New York
Immigrants lined up around the block at some Department of Motor Vehicle offices Monday as the state began issuing driver's licenses that don't require applicants to prove they are in the country legally.
By Associated Press, Wire Service Content Dec. 16, 2019, at 6:24 p.m.

By MARINA VILLENEUVE, Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Bundled in winter jackets, immigrants lined up at some Department of Motor Vehicle offices throughout New York as the state began issuing driver's licenses Monday that don't require applicants to prove they are in the country legally.

Hundreds of New Yorkers waited outside motor vehicle agencies in New York City, while several upstate clerks said they saw few applicants. License applicants without a valid Social Security number can now submit multiple alternative forms of ID that includes valid passports and driver's licenses issued in other countries. State DMV officials said they adjusted staffing levels and updated their reservation system in anticipation of such large crowds Monday.

"This is a major step forward for all New Yorkers as we keep building New York to live up to its full potential of equity, opportunity, and justice," said state Sen. Luis Sepúlveda last week. "We also look forward to the significant economic and safety benefits the law will bring to communities across our state."

At least one county clerk in upstate New York opposed to the law said he was turning away applicants. Rensselaer County Clerk Frank Merola, one of several clerks who has sued to block New York's law said his office had turned away an applicant who wanted a driver's permit but lacked a social security number.

"I was pretty adamant that I was going to have a tough time doing it out of my office," Merola said. "That might have discouraged people coming to my office."

New Jersey lawmakers are set to vote on legislation Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 to permit immigrants who cannot prove they're in the country legally to obtain drivers licenses. (Craig Matthews/The Press of Atlantic City via AP, File) The Associated Press

An estimated 265,000 immigrants without legal documents are expected to get driver's licenses within three years, more than half of them in New York City, according to the Fiscal Policy Institute.

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Oxycotin is not mentioned ... Thanks Bill !

EXCLUSIVE: Billionaire pharma couple found 'murdered' on the railings round their indoor swimming pool discussed giving their fortune AWAY by backing Bill Gates' 'giving pledge' days before their deaths

Barry Sherman, 75, was found dead beside his wife Honey, 69, at their $5.25million (CAD$6.9million) home in Toronto two years ago
The case was initially treated as murder-suicide, before police – under pressure from his family – said they believed it was a 'targeted' double murder
DailyMail.com has learned that shortly before his death, he spoke of signing up to The Giving Pledge, a campaign backed by Warren Buffett and the Gates
The campaign sees the world's richest promise to give away 'the majority of their wealth to philanthropy'

Honey had also planned to change her will just three weeks before the couple died, but no will has been found
'I think that when he looked in the eyes of his killer he was just overwhelmed with a sense of betrayal,' said business associate Frank D'Angelo

By Laura Collins, Chief Investigative Reporter In Toronto, Canada
Published: 10:31 EST, 19 December 2019 | Updated: 11:05 EST, 19 December 2019

A billionaire found with his wife hanging from the railings around their swimming pool confided, just before their deaths, that he was thinking of pledging to give away the bulk of his fortune, DailyMail.com can disclose.

Sherman ran a generic drugs manufacturing firm, Apotex Inc, which made him a billionaire by producing versions of drugs such as anti-depressant Paxil, cardio-vascular medication, Crestor, and a generic version of the cholesterol lowering Lipitor which saved provincial health programs in Canada $608million (CAD$800million) a year.
He and his wife Honey gave generously to causes throughout their lives, including $7.6million (CAD$10million) to Mount Sinai Hospitals, as much as $189,000 (CAD$249,000) to the Sick Kids Foundation and $44.8million (CAD$50million) to the United Jewish Appeal.

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Bernard Charles "Barry" Sherman, CM[5] (February 25, 1942 – December 15, 2017) was a Canadian businessman and philanthropist who was chairman and CEO of Apotex Inc. With an estimated net worth of US$3.2 billion at the time of his death, according to Forbes, Sherman was the 12th-wealthiest Canadian.[4][6] Another publication, Canadian Business, stated his fortune at CAN$4.77 billion, ranking him the 15th richest in Canada.[6]

... got his start in the pharmaceutical business in the 1960s, when the estate of his uncle Louis Lloyd Winter let him run Empire Laboratories, the late uncle's drug company. This eventually led Sherman to form Apotex, where he earned a reputation among both competitors and government regulators for extreme combativeness, often including litigation. His four cousins, who were supposed to have received 5 percent stakes in Empire, later sued Sherman unsuccessfully over his sale of Empire.
Sherman was born into a Jewish family in Toronto[9] to Herbert Dick "Hyman" Sherman (1906–1952),[10] a business partner for a zipper company,[1] and Sara "Sarah" Sherman (née Winter; 1910–1971),[11] an occupational therapist after her husband's death.[12] His grandparents from both sides had fled persecution of Jews in Russia and Poland
The Empire Group of Companies was purchased by Louis Winter's nephew Bernard (Barry) Sherman on August 23, 1967, in conjunction with his high school friend, Joel Ulster. To facilitate the corporate acquisition, Barry and Joel Ulster (Sherman and Ulster Limited) offered five percent equity options to each of the four children and a fifteen year royalty on four of its patented products.[3] Litigation is currently before the courts [4] concerning the purchase of the corporate assets and brands from the Winter children's estate, as Sherman and his partner never paid the royalties nor provided the promised equity in the businesses.[5] The executor, Royal Trust, now a division of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), processed this transaction on behalf of the infant beneficiaries of Beverley and Louis Winter. Barry Sherman would eventually launch Apotex Inc. in 1974.

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How a little-known patent sparked Canada's opioid crisis

The untold story of how a single pill sparked Canada's opioid crisis, and ignited one of the biggest pharmaceutical battles in Canadian history

The drug was awarded Canadian Patent No. 2,098,738. Its official title in the paperwork was listed as: controlled release oxycodone compositions. But Purdue called it OxyContin.

It would go on to become a blockbuster drug – the most popular long-acting prescription painkiller in Canada for more than a decade, and one of the most lucrative pharmaceutical inventions to hit the market.

In 2009, Purdue was again defending Patent '738 against a bid by Apotex, the Toronto-based generic-drug giant. Apotex called Purdue's claim that OxyContin reduced the number of dosages needed to kill pain, "a material misstatement made with deceptive intent."
Purdue settled with Apotex and Ranbaxy, but the details of the agreements were not made public. Purdue told The Globe it would not comment on those settlements.

The expiry of Patent '783 in 2012 spawned two events that would cause the already festering opioid crisis to get worse. First, when OxyContin was pulled from the market and replaced with OxyNeo, it sent those dependent on it – both abusers and patients who became addicted –struggling for something to replace it.

Just as that was happening, six drug makers in Canada began producing generic versions, filling the void with an abundant, cheaper supply.

Purdue saw its share of the market shrink, as the industry shifted from brand name OxyContin to the readily available generics.

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Toronto billionaire's orphaned cousins seek piece of Apotex fortune
By Jacques GallantLegal Affairs Reporter
Sat., April 1, 2017

It's the family drama that one of Canada's wealthiest men has been trying to brush away for a decade.

Try as he might, Barry Sherman, the billionaire founder of generic drug giant Apotex, continues to face down his cousins in a lawsuit that alleges he owed them a "fiduciary duty" stemming from his purchase of their late father's family of drug companies back in 1967.
They are the "Winter orphans," four boys, three of them now grown men and one who has passed away. Their father, Louis Winter, was the founder of Empire Laboratories Ltd. and died in 1965, when the boys were still very young, just weeks before their mother, Beverley, died.

Adopted by a Toronto couple, they faced many hardships into adulthood, some turning to drugs.

In a statement of claim filed in Superior Court, the plaintiffs say that following their parents' deaths, cousin Barry, who had worked for Louis Winter, and some associates acquired Empire in 1967 for $450,000 through a holding company.

They promised in an option that the Winter children would have the right to work for the company after the age of 21 and buy five per cent of the issued shares, according to the statement of claim.

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