Wow. Truly unprecedented

The former head of Saudi intelligence Prince Bandar pillories the Palestinian leadership, holding them responsible as “they always bet on the losing side & that comes at a price”

Like it or not, peace with Israel is coming 🧿

english.alarabiya.net/en/features/20…
Prince Bandar is Saudi Arabia’s former ambassador to the US and served as director general of the Saudi Intelligence Agency from 2012 to 2014 and the head of the National Security Council from 2005 to 2015
“Who are the allies of the Palestinians now?.. Iran..using the Palestinian cause as a pretext at the expense of..Palestinian people?.. Iran..who want to liberate Jerusalem through Yemen, Lebanon, & Syria? The path to Jerusalem is known.. if they truly wish to take it”

Exactly 🙏🏽
OUCH 😖

On Qatar:

“..Al Manar and the other Iranian channels such as Al-Jazeera, which represents Qatar. Qatar, to be honest, is on the margins. The Qatari people are our dear and beloved brothers. The state, however, is not worth a mention or a reaction whatsoever...
...The best thing is to do is to ignore it. Surely, you all know that they say ticks can drive camels mad. That is true, but my brothers and sisters, ticks are ticks and camels will always be camels, and that sums it up from my point of view.”

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30 Sep
Biden was weak on that Proud Boys vs Antifa exchange #Debate2020

Why?

Trump’s base doesn’t care he refused to condemn Proud Boys. But Biden’s base *see* violent Antifa Black Bloc rioting in the streets. Now we see Biden refuse to condemn by name, or even acknowledge they exist
So Biden inadvertently revealed Trump’s allegation is correct, Democrats are covering for Antifa (no one sane believes it’s “just an idea”). And Antifa does not sit comfortably with the base Biden’s *needs* to win over (even me)

Perhaps the real reason why “this won’t end well”
And despite everything we *see with our own eyes* in Portland etc, still you repeat this myth that Antifa “is just an idea”

Seriously, you think us stupid? 🤦🏽‍♂️

We know what we see: a loosely affiliated violent network of blackshirts

And their presence disturbs Middle America
Read 4 tweets
28 Sep
“A section on China details a web of lucrative ties between Hunter Biden’s firms & companies controlled by the Chinese Communist Party”

If this was a right winger, it would be all over your front pages.

What you do is not news.

It is campaigning.

Shame on you.

#TAGG 🧿
any privileged white lefty “liberal” trying to excuse hunter biden’s business behaviour in china (while they genocide Uyghur Muslims) by claiming “it’s the son not the father” (as if the son would be *anything* without his father’s work) is advised by me to go and f*^% themselves
and don’t you even dare “whatabout” me you ^#*}#^ spineless lefty hypocrites
Read 4 tweets
28 Sep
THREAD:

NO THANKS @nusuk, I spent my life marching for an intransigent & corrupt Palestinian *dictatorship* that betrays Palestinians & gets rich from their poverty & suffering by stealing foreign aid.

The day you march for *PEACE WITH ISRAEL* is the day I join you

Here’s why:
1) Israel was legally recognised by the International Community in 1948:

Immediately 5 Arab nations—Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon—invaded Israel & started the 1948 war.

Israel survived & strived against bullies
2) 1967, Nasser sent troops to Israel’s Sinai border & ejected UN peacekeepers after he blocked a crucial shipping lane “Straits of Tiran” to Israel, starting the 6 Day War.

Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Iraq & Lebanon all attacked Israel

Israel survived & thrived again against bullies
Read 8 tweets
28 Sep
The Oxford school is finally being heard over Ferguson’s wildly wrong modelling predictions on Covid.

Thank you Professor @SunetraGupta 🙏🏽
Sunetra Gupta is an Indian infectious disease epidemiologist and a professor of theoretical epidemiology at the University of Oxford, England. She has performed research on the transmission dynamics of various infectious diseases, including malaria, influenza & COVID-19
Read 4 tweets
28 Sep
Lockdown nationally & all we do is repress the virus:

creating a *third* wave

We go around in circles, while destroying our economy (costs lives)

Bite this bullet & front load the problem: track, test & shield the vulnerable (yes, I’ve lost family too)

thetimes.co.uk/article/curbs-…
“Lockdown doesn’t solve the problem, it defers it”

Mark Woolhouse, professor of infectious disease epidemiology at Edinburgh University, member of a UK the government SAGE subcommittee on “scientific pandemic influenza group on modelling”
Professor Woolhouse said that although a vaccine could be available in six months it was unlikely that it could be distributed en masse in the same period. He said: “I don’t see a way through this in the coming months and even years where we don’t have some restrictions.”
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27 Sep
THREAD

Fact Check:

There has been a Supreme Court vacancy 29 times in US history during a presidential election year (or in a lame-duck session before the next president is inaugurated)

The president made a nomination in all 29 cases, even when not controlling the Senate
George Washington did it 3 times. John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower & Barack Obama all did it

22 of 44 Presidents faced this situation & all 22 nominated someone, regardless of having the votes in the Senate
19 times between 1796 & 1968, presidents sought to fill a Supreme Court vacancy in a presidential election year while their party controlled the Senate

10 of those nominations came before the election

9 of these 10 were successful

*So this Barret scenario has happened 9 times*
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