Here’s what you need to know today, Monday – January 16, 2023.
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Penn Biden Center Where Classified Documents Were Found Is a ‘Dark Money Nightmare’ – When Joe Biden rode off into the sunset at the end of his two terms as vice president, he needed something to occupy his time when he wasn’t playing on the Delaware beach. So he backed the formation of the Joe Biden Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Known now as the Penn Biden Center, it’s not exactly clear what the center does or is supposed to do.
The Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement hired Biden as an “honorary professor” from 2017-2019. He taught no classes, but his connection to the think tank certainly opened the spigot of donations to the university from one interested party: China. – READ MORE
11 Members of Congress to Join U.S. Delegation at 2023 World Economic Forum in Davos – On Jan. 6, the United States Embassy in Switzerland released the list of the 2023 U.S. delegation attending the World Economic Forum (WEF), which includes 11 current members of Congress. The annual WEF meeting will take place in Davos, Switzerland Jan. 16-20.
Among the 11 members, three are Senators, while eight are Members of the House of Representatives. Nine of the 11 are Democrats, and two are Republicans. – READ MORE
Pharma Plots to Inject Livestock With mRNA ‘Vaccines,’ Likely to End up in Food Supply – The pharmaceutical industry has been quietly at work for years now concocting excuses and methods to inject livestock — whose flesh will eventually end up in human digestive tracts — with mRNA therapies marketed as “vaccines.”
A research project underway at Iowa State University titled NOVEL MRNA VACCINE TECHNOLOGY FOR PREVENTION OF BOVINE RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS is developing mRNA vaxxes for domesticated cows – READ MORE
Appeals Court Rules Against Vaccine Mandates in Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee – The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Thursday affirmed a lower court’s ruling that the vaccine mandate for federal contract workers is unconstitutional.
The majority opinion stated that a broad interpretation of the mandate could provide the president “nearly unlimited authority to introduce requirements into federal contracts.” – READ MORE
Moderna Withheld Data From FDA Regulators to Get Bivalent Booster Approved –How many times have we been treated, in the era of the New Normal, to exasperated corporate media hacks complaining about “misinformation” pushed by “conspiracy theorists” regarding the COVID-19 mRNA gene therapies deceptively marketed as “vaccines”?
As it turns out, the biggest purveyor of misinformation is the pharmaceutical industry, followed closely by the government and corporate media. – READ MORE
CDC Says Stroke Concerns Over Pfizer Jab Warrant Investigation – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that data collected on the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine merits an investigation into potential stroke risks for people aged 65 and older.
“Following the availability and use of the updated (bivalent) COVID-19 vaccines, CDC’s Vaccine Safety Datalink (VSD), a near real-time surveillance system, met the statistical criteria to prompt additional investigation into whether there was a safety concern for ischemic stroke in people ages 65 and older who received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, Bivalent,” reads a Friday statement. – READ MORE
FDA Adviser Says Young And Healthy People Shouldn’t Get Latest COVID Boosters – A vaccine adviser to the Food and Drug Administration is questioning whether young, healthy people should get new COVID-19 boosters, arguing those shots should be used for older individuals.
“I believe we should stop trying to prevent all symptomatic infections in healthy, young people by boosting them with vaccines containing mRNA from strains that might disappear a few months later,” wrote Dr. Paul A. Offit, an FDA vaccine panel adviser and professor of pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, in New England Journal of Medicine on Jan. 11. – READ MORE
Deadline Passes For Pfizer To Submit Results Of Post-Vaccination Heart Inflammation Study To US Regulators – The deadline has passed for Pfizer to submit the results of a study exploring the frequency of heart inflammation following receipt of the company’s COVID-19 vaccine.
Pfizer was required by the U.S. and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct multiple studies on its vaccine after the FDA approved the shot in August 2021 because regulators determined that without the studies, there would not be sufficient data to assess the “known serious risks of myocarditis and pericarditis,” or heart inflammation and a related condition. – READ MORE
Dr. Leana Wen slammed after admitting there’s been ‘overcounting’ of COVID deaths: ‘TWO AND A HALF YEARS LATE’ – CNN medical analyst and Washington Post columnist Dr. Leana Wen admitted in a column, Friday, that the medical community is “overcounting” the amount of “COVID deaths and hospitalizations.”
Wen, who writes an occasional Washington Post column providing her observations on the pandemic, masking and other COVID-related subjects, cited sources claiming that most “patients diagnosed with COVID are actually in the hospital for some other illness.” – READ MORE
Emails Show Facebook Suppressed ‘Often True’ Information on Coronavirus Vaccines – In yet another revelation about the level of collusion between Big Tech and the White House, documents show Facebook not only attempted to suppress “incorrect” content related to coronavirus vaccines, but also took steps to curb the spread of “often-true content” on the subject.
The information came to light through a series of documents obtained by Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey, as part of a lawsuit that accuses the Biden administration of violating Americans’ First Amendment rights by colluding with Big Tech to suppress speech. – READ MORE
Premier of Alberta, Canada Backtracks on Amnesty for Lockdown Violators –Alberta’s conservative Premier, Danielle Smith, has backtracked on prior promises to provide amnesty for those fined under the coronavirus pandemic restrictions, leading to anger among some.
Premier Smith, the leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP), has backtracked on a prior promise to seek amnesty for those fined under the previous coronavirus restrictions, and has also been accused of trying to interfere with the justice system. – READ MORE
Navy Secretary Says Arming Both U.S. and Ukraine Could Become ‘Challenging’ –U.S. Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro on Wednesday warned that the U.S. may soon have a difficult time arming both the Navy and Ukraine, in a rare admission by a Biden administration official of the risks of sending billions in U.S. military assistance to Ukraine.
Del Toro was asked by a reporter at a naval conference, as first reported by Defense One, if he was worried that “the Navy might get to the point where it has to make the decision whether it needs to arm itself or arm Ukraine, and has the Navy gotten to the point yet?” – READ MORE
Largest US Grid Saw Nearly 25% Of Power Generation Fail During Christmas Cold Blast – PJM Interconnection, a regional power grid that stretches from Illinois to New Jersey, declared an emergency during Christmas and was on the brink of implementing rolling blackouts for millions of customers due to a partial power-generation fleet shutdown.
The regional power grid operator has over 65 million customers in 13 states and the District of Columbia. It published its first analysis explaining the grid strain when temperatures dove well below freezing due to 23% of its power-generation fleet shuttering on Dec. 24. – READ MORE
Americans Finding It Difficult To Pay Credit Card Dues On Time; Delinquency Rises Amid All-Time-High Interest Rates – A larger number of U.S. consumers are having a tough time paying off credit card dues every month in an environment of elevated inflation, with those making lower income less likely to clear their debts while accruing greater interest payments.
Roughly 46 percent of credit card holders do not pay off their dues in full each month, according to data from Bankrate in December. – READ MORE
Grocery Stores In NYC May Lock Up Food Due To Rampant Theft – Food has become a prime target for thieves, and that should deeply alarm all of us. Once upon a time, shoplifting was a minor nuisance for most retailers in the United States. But today the game has completely changed. Highly organized gangs of thieves are systematically looting stores all over the country, and this is costing retailers billions upon billions of dollars. Authorities call it “organized retail crime”, but I call it complete and utter lawlessness. When you have large groups of people storming retail stores all over the nation on a regular basis, that is a major crisis.
Originally, a lot of these gangs were primarily targeting goods that could be resold on the Internet very easily. But now a lot of grocery stores are being targeted, and food is being stolen on a scale that we have never seen before. – READ MORE