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He was the terror of London; a demonic figure with glowing eyes and fiery breath who could leap ten feet high. The penny dreadfuls of the time wrote up his exploits in lurid terms. But who was he really?

Today I look at one of the earliest pulp legends: Spring-Heeled Jack...
#London has always attracted ghosts, and in the 19th Century they left their haunted houses and graveyards and began to wader the capital's streets. But one apparition caught the Victorian public's attention more than most...
In October 1837 a 'leaping character' with a look of the devil began to prey on Londoners. Often he would leap high into the air and land in front of a carriage, causing it to crash. The 'devil' then fled with a high-pitched laugh.

The public soon named him "Spring-Heeled Jack."
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It's #Caturday, so what better way to spend #SaturdayMorning then looking back at the extraordinary work of Victorian illustrator and cat lover Louis Wain...
Louis Wain was born in #London in 1860. Although he is best known for his drawings of cats he started out as a Victorian press illustrator. His work is highly collectable!
Wain had a very difficult life; born with a cleft lip he was not allowed to attend school. His freelance drawing work supported his mother and sisters after his father died. Aged 23 he married his sisters' governess, Emily Richardson, 10 years his senior.
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I'm starting a new thread on the naẓar amulet for protection against the Evil Eye. Now, the Evil Eye and the symbolism surrounding it is a widely acknowledged and historically relevant phenomenon across many cultures, so I'm just going to focus on the blue-eyed glass talismans.
Our journey starts in ancient #Mesopotamia, where 100s of votive figures were found in the excavation of the temple of Tell Brak. The most exclusive feature of these idols were their eyes. These amulets go back to 3300 BC and are the oldest eye amulets discovered.
The Evil Eye is a common term to refer to a specific curse being cast, intentional or unintentional, by the jealous looks of others towards the success of the one they envy. The ocular amulet is than in fact the charm meant to ward off the true Evil Eye.
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#London, 1950. The war has ended, but austerity still remained - not least in the thin gruel of available science fiction. So step forward one man (actually two), one publisher and one artist to change all that.

This is the story of Vargo Statten and Scion Science Fiction...
John Russell Fearn was a prolific pulp writer. Known in the UK for his western and detective novels, he was also the first British writer to really break into the American sci-fi pulp market during the pre-war era.
But after the war Fearn struggled to sell stories to the American sci-fi magazine market (even with the help of Frederik Pohl as an agent) and instead concentrated on the UK. He still wrote science fiction the Toronto Star Weekly, but it didn't pay much.
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OUTRAGEOUS: Golders Green mosque set to hold an 'interfaith' event with #Zionists in London.

What about Palestine?

#FreePalestine #London
Pro-Israel press - which defends Israeli regime crimes against Palestinians, Muslim and Christian Arabs - are promoting the event with great enthusiasm.

#GoldersGreen #Zionsm #freepalestine
The #GoldersGreen mosque has a history of cooperation with anti-Palestine #Zionist groups.

Pictured is Zionist, Joseph Cohen, the founder of the Israel Advocacy Movement standing next to Mustafa Field, a Muslim interfaith activist, during a visit to the Mosque in 2017.
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1.#YuriMilner funneled millions of Kremlin dollars into #Facebook and #Twitter, he is also a business partner of #Cadre partly owned by Jared #Kushner

#YuriMilner #Facebook #Twitter #Russia #Kushner #Cadre

qz.com/1120731/paradi…
2.#YuriMilner´s tech company Digital Sky Technologies acquired a $200 million stake in #Facebook in 2009 and in #Twitter in 2011

#YuriMilner #Facebook #Twitter #Russia #Kushner #Cadre

theguardian.com/business/2009/…
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#BREAKING: #Gatwick Airport in #London continues to be on lockdown as drones are reportedly still being spotted around the runways. Some flights have now been cancelled as a result while others are being diverted./@BreakingNLive
#BREAKING: #Gatwick Airport's Chief Operating Officer says a “large drone” is still operating over the airport, and the #London airport is still closed to air traffic
#BREAKING: The Government has gone to ground on #Gatwick suggesting the drone attack is serious beyond the utter chaos being suffered by passengers..No one in authority is saying anything 20 hours on-@jonsnowC4
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#SimonaMangiante in #London 2015 ?

With #PeterStrzok and #LisaPage ?

You be the judge #Anons ! #Q #Qanon
#SimonaMangiante in #London 2015 ?

Walking next to George #Papadopoulos ?

With #PeterStrzok and #LisaPage ?

You be the judge #Anons ! #Q #Qanon
Going for one more - Mr weapons dealer master, Steve Bannon ..
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Ok so let's start analyzing a bit what could happen tomorrow. All the docs, images and videos are previously published by #GiletsJaunes protesters in #France (#Paris, #Nice and other cities).
One of the first things I noticed is that many #GiletsJaunes will be in #Paris tomorrow to protest #Macron's presidency.
People here have different political opinions and sometimes they started arguing on Telegram channels. Sometimes they even threaten each other.
Despite small quarrels between few members, #GiletsJaunes' admins are pretty organized (or at least they look so). Some useful maps and schemes are shared with members.
1st pic: how to avoid policemen and why a militant must not talk with them.
2nd pic: metro stations in #Paris.
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Thread on the essence of failed diplomacy. 1. Weak words from the force that is supposed to ensure that #Hezbollah is neither armed or dangerous in southern Lebanon.
Why has UNIFIL not been more outspoken against Hezbollah.
2. The diplomatic disaster regarding the worlds inaction to prevent #Hezbollah, a terrorist army, from threatening a state member in breach on UN Security Council resolution 1701.
3. World leaders appeasing Lebanon and trying to tame #Hezbollah have brought them to march on the streets of #London, and be embraced by the likes of @jeremycorbyn this is just repulsive. They MUST be condemned NOW! Why hasn’t anybody condemned this breach today?
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#Deutsche and other banks given “waivers” from @realDonaldTrump
Yes, #Obama did temporary waivers, making them pay for the 2008 crisis, w/#SallyYates working towards them paying penalties to the victims, working w/the U.K.‘s charges etc...NO, IT IS NOT THE SAME THING!
11/24/2015 Deutsche Bank Suisse will pay a penalty of more than $31 million.
justice.gov/opa/pr/justice…

The Trump administration has waived part of the punishment for five megabanks whose affiliates were convicted and fined for manipulating global interest rates... announcement
published in the Federal Register during the #Christmas holiday week.

Trump administration waivers was granted to #Deutsche Bank — which is owed at least $130 million by Donald Trump and his business empire, and has also been fined for its role in a #Russian #moneylaundering
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Julian Assange's Legal Defense 'GoFundMe' has internet links to other entities including an Online Poker Gambling entity that uses only BitCoin
Here's the skinny on SWCPoker
Here's the skinny on CourageFund - the Legal Defense for Julian Assange and Pals
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MORNINGSTAR : "PERSECUTION"

A SCAM & PROPAGANDA CAMPAIGN
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MORNINGSTAR : "PERSECUTION"
A SCAM & PROPAGANDA CAMPAIGN
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MORNINGSTAR : "PERSECUTION"

Israeli Intelligence, Julian Assange and Roger Stone ?
What are they doing affiliated with these groups ?
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1/ 💥”John F. Kennedy Vs. the Empire” 💥
some of #JFK’s Historical Accomplishments... Only a Force of Great Evil & Insatiable Appetite for Power would have wanted him DEAD...
#WWG1WGA @realDonaldTrump @GenFlynn #JFKJr #QAnon #DeepState #COG
👉🏻larouchepub.com/eiw/public/2013
2/ President Donald J Trump’s platform Sounds a lot Like President John F. Kennedy’s 🤔
💥💥👉🏻#TrustThePlan👈🏻💥💥
#WWG1WGA #QAnon
#DeepState #ShadowGovernment
#JFK #COG @realDonaldTrump @GenFlynn
3/ People in African Excited to hear that John F. Kennedy was President
Chanting “Kennedy Kennedy Kennedy” - #JFK supported African Independence, he wanted to see an end to Colonialism...
👉🏻jfklibrary.org/learn/about-jf…
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Mail - No Matches in my files, yet
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This all started because the #MetPolice & #LBRUT couldn't do their day jobs properly & decided to take the law into their own hands. It started as a small cover up 12 years ago but has turned into British State Persecution.

#Skynews #BBCNews #DailyMail #Guardian #Euronews
My company was raided. It should have been a straightforward matter. But the #MetPolice & #LBRUT forgot to seize my computer & came back to do a 2nd raid. The search warrant didn't permit a second entry, however, #LBRUT entered unlawfully

#Guardian #Telegraph #DailyMail #GMB #UK
Complaints were then made to my MP #VinceCable. He liaised with the #Metpolice & #LBRUT. And then weeks later, the search warrant was completely changed & was passed off as the search warrant executed on the day of the raids.

#DailyPolitics #Libdems #Conservatives #labour #bbcdp
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[2] So on January 6 2016 , you were sitting on the Churchill And Roosevelt Allies Sculpture, at St John's Hill, London SW11 1UB, United Kingdom
[3] Between January to February 2016, Mr. Geroge #Papadopoulos started to work in the UK as head of the Centre for International Energy and Natural Resources Law & Security at the London Centre of International Law and Practice (LCILP)
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Before the #Brexit referendum, a lot of us were saying two things:

Firstly, that if the vote went Leave, all the government's focus would be on Brexit to the detriment of everything else.

Well, turns out we were right about that.
bbc.co.uk/news/uk-englan…
We've got Tories blaming Sadiq Khan and Sadiq Khan blaming the Tory government and, all the while, the government is so fixated on moronic Brexit that they do nothing and people (especially in #London) and being killed at an alarming rate.
Secondly, we said that it would release a wave of suppressed anti-foreigner sentiment.

Well, lo and behold, the rates of racist incidents, particularly but not solely against eastern Europeans has sky rocketed.
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THREAD 👉🏻 Things not addressed in Al Jazeera’s piece on Zionists, which itself reeks of antisemitism as I explain👇🏽:
1. Why #Qatar funded Al Jazeera is spying on US Jews on US soil.
2. Why AJ spent 1000s of $$$ throwing parties to get Jewish students drunk in order to smear them
3. Why pro-#BDS students are so obsessed with #Israel enough to run for student office just to demonize it.
4. Why Al Jazeera is so obsessed with Jews and actively promotes antisemitic conspiracy theories such as that Jews control the press and US government in this special.
5. Why they didn’t investigate the heavy foreign influence in BDS and the coordinated campaign against Israel.
6. Why SJP is whitewashed 4 their support for and associations w/ terrorism...as well as their well documented efforts to shut down free speech & harass Jewish students
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This is Khashoggi Case False Narrative. #Khashoggi Relocated to #Turkey. He & his shady Turkish-Pakistani Partner (Arab Spring Operatives with Soros Fubding)With big $$$$$ Set Up NGO-Businesses Here. He bought a lavish flat in #Istanbul. Opened 3 hefty bank accounts. U Selling BS
How Do I Know All This You BS-Seller? I’ve been in #Turkey Reporting on #Khashoggi Case Since Day 1 via Pinned Thread @sibeledmonds (Check It Out). I have Top sources in #Turkey & within #US #Intel Community (Former & Present). And I contacted #Saudi Embassy in DC. You Selling BS
Do You Want A Documented Proof? “Who Financed & Organized the Lavish Conference #Khashoggi Attended (Flying 1st Class from #Istanbul To #London) Just a few days prior to being supposedly sliced-dicedI’m Inviting Everyone 2 Checkout this #DeepState Funded Conference 4 #Terrorists
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Great piece from @WilliamCraddick that I somehow missed. @DisobedientNews “reported in 2017 that [#China’s] 14K triad was working with local affiliates on the American West Coast to push out pro-#Taiwan’ese criminal interests and consolidate control.”
… I‘ve separately ID’d resellers of encrypted communications equipment from #China who are operating in #Mexico. I believe these resellers are likely selling these devices to the cartels. (That’s all I’ll say.) It makes sense since the “product” — #fentanyl — is #MadeInChina
… so would it surprise anybody if #China was arming #Mexico’s cartels? That assumption should probably be baked-in to our analyses. And let’s not forget that time the very Chinese (but #London-based) #HongKong #Shanghai Banking Corp. — #HSBC — laundered billion$ for the cartels.
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Well done, @FoxNews. When there’s an issue with an ally, you were sure to book Rand Paul. He has a predetermined narrative for all things foreign policy - regardless of any development. His is a policy that would weaken America.
Rand Paul says we should never sell arms to any country unless it lessens the risk to the US and that selling arms to #SaudiArabia to use in #Yemen puts the US in greater risk. That is an absurd reading of the Middle East that demonstrates a lack of understanding.
Rand Paul said he’s furious over what Saudi Arabia did to #Khashoggi, claiming we should punish them on humanitarian grounds. But there’s never been a conflict or number of civilian casualties that he would support acting against, including selling weapons. It’s a double standard
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It seems awfully convenient that #MagnitskyAct guy (& probable #EdmondSafra murderer-hirer) @BillBrowder & many of his neocon playthings — like @LindseyGrahamSC — are trying to pin this on Crown Prince #MBS. I smell a shakedown. Bad thing for #HumanRights when only money matters.
… one thing that people don’t realize about #Magnitsky & the #MagnitskyAct is that there’s no more crucial hub of state-sanctioned money laundering than @TheJusticeDept’s @SDNYnews. That’s where Wall St. is (& all the #FININT collection that goes w/ it).
… it’s important to understand #Browder’s connections to the #London-based #HongKong #Shanghai Banking Company — #HSBC — a bank heavily dependent on Communist #China which functions as his private #laudromat. The #Khashoggi case takes the focus off them.
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