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Harvard Selects An Atheist For Chief University Chaplain
“We don’t look to a god for answers,” 44-year-old Epstein told The New York Times. “We are each other’s answers.”
Epstein will lead the university’s community of more than 30 chaplains who represent “many of the world’s religious, spiritual, and ethical traditions” and “who share a collective commitment to serving the spiritual needs of the students, faculty, and staff of Harvard University.”
“There is a rising group of people who no longer identify with any religious tradition but still experience a real need for conversation and support around what it means to be a good human and live an ethical life,” Epstein told the Times.
Chicago police union sends clear message to Mayor Lightfoot over vaccine mandate, warns city could lose thousands of cops: ‘Hell, no,’ ‘We’ll see you in court’
“City employees are absolutely gonna be required to be vaccinated,” she continued. “We’re working through those discussions, which have been ongoing now for a couple of weeks with our colleagues in organized labor that represent city employees.”
The mandate will require all city employees, including police, to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 15.
The mayor’s call was immediately met with pushback from Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara, who said the city’s police are adamantly opposed to a mandate — which could mean the city could be short thousands of cops come mid-October.
THE LATEST FROM AFGHANISTAN: BRCC’s Evan Hafer On Getting Our People Out
@Dana Loesch is joined by Evan Hafer (@EvanHafer) founder and CEO of Black Rifle Coffee Company on the latest from Afghanistan (as of this video there have been 12 Marines and Servicepeople reported killed in the suicide bomb this morning), and his efforts to help those left behind. From expediting paperwork, helping with funding (BRCC Fund), or directing them to a way out –
Evan’s civilian effort is geared towards those Americans who are there, and to help those who helped Americans during that effort.
Find out how you can help keep those planes running here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/flyaway-em… – or here: https://brccfund.org/donate/
At Least 12 US Service Members Killed By Terrorist Attack At Kabul Airport
General Kenneth McKenzie announces that at least 12 US Military service members have been killed, in addition to tens of Afghans, and many more injured in a suicide bombing and subsequent shooting outside Kabul Airport in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan UPDATE: Evacuation ending with THOUSANDS still in danger
Broadcasting from the Middle East, Glenn has the latest updates on the Afghanistan evacuation, which he heard directly from sources on the ground:
Our government has lost credibility with our allies and our own State Department is stopping people from getting to the Kabul airport.
Now, as a withdrawal on August 31 looks more and more like a pipe dream, the Taliban are allegedly offering to give the people we leave behind safe passage … in exchange for a LIST of names.
But Glenn says it’s our State Department that’s still the biggest obstacle…
LA neighborhood shuts down after suspect allegedly beats woman to death with bat in drug-fueled rampage
At least eight residents were evacuated from homes in the Pico-Union neighborhood, and police SWAT teams and armored trucks lined the block, until Joshua Ramos was brought into custody at about 1:30 p.m. in an alleyway behind a single-story house where he’s reportedly lived since high school.
The about five-hour ordeal began around 8:15 a.m. when officers first responded to the 2300 block of Venice Boulevard in Harvard Heights to a report about an assault with a deadly weapon.
A woman was found suffering from “very significant blunt force trauma to the head,” and officers also recovered an aluminum bat from the scene, police said.
Georgia FBI hunts suspect in 12-year-old boy’s killing, offers $20K reward
A suspect fatally shot Cortez Richardson on Aug. 13 while he was sitting in the back of his mother’s vehicle, according to the FBI.
The boy and his family were driving home from dinner when their vehicle was caught in crossfire between two other vehicles that the FBI described as a white sedan and white SUV.
Authorities are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact the FBI Atlanta at 706-596-9603 or the Columbus Police Department at 706-225-4363.
Woman’s Skin Rot Due To Pfizer Shot: Look At What The CDC, The WHO, Anthony Fauci And The Federal And State Governments Mean To Conceal (Pictures)
According to the latest data released by the CDC, between Dec. 14, 2020, and Aug. 6, 2021, a total of 571,831 total adverse events were reported to VAERS, with 12,791 deaths. This was an increase of 425 over the previous week.
There were also 77,490 reports of serious injuries, including deaths, during the same time period — up 7,385 compared with the previous week.
A recent case study of a woman from New York shows that at least one recipient of the Pfizer covid vaccine experienced Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, which doctors have attributed to the vaccine.
Toxic epidermal necrolysis is a life-threatening skin disorder characterized by a blistering and peeling of the skin.
Toxic epidermal necrolysis usually presents as a fever initially, and other flu-like symptoms one to three weeks later, which is also followed by painful skin lesions that tend to coalescence.
Erosions and vesiculobullous lesions and epidermal detachment over wide body surface area begin to develop after this according to the case study:
Arizona sheriff goes viral for message against mandating vaccines
Pinal County, Arizona, Sheriff Mark Lamb says he issued his message after seeing ‘weak leadership’ in protecting employee rights.
Study: Fully Vaccinated Healthcare Workers Carry 251 Times Viral Load, Pose Threat to Unvaccinated Patients, Co-Workers
A groundbreaking preprint paper by the prestigious Oxford University Clinical Research Group, published Aug. 10 in The Lancet, includes alarming findings devastating to the COVID vaccine rollout.
The study found vaccinated individuals carry 251 times the load of COVID-19 viruses in their nostrils compared to the unvaccinated.
While moderating the symptoms of infection, the jab allows vaccinated individuals to carry unusually high viral loads without becoming ill at first, potentially transforming them into presymptomatic superspreaders.
This phenomenon may be the source of the shocking post-vaccination surges in heavily vaccinated populations globally.
Police searching for Boone County double homicide suspect charged with murder of mother and 11-year-old girl
JT McLean, 45, has been charged with first-degree murder, and bond is set at $1 million cash-only, according to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.
McLean was the long-term boyfriend of Allison Abitz, 43, of Columbia, a Fulton Public Schools teacher. He was the last person to be in contact with Abitz and her daughter, 11-year-old Jozee Abitz, before the two were killed, the sheriff’s office said.
He has worked as an over-the-road trucker with ties to Columbia, Fulton, Chicago, Las Vegas and St. Peter, Minnesota.
Sheriff’s deputies found Allison and Jozee Abitz dead in their home in the 7500 block of Lavender Drive on Sunday after relatives contacted authorities. The family members had not heard from the mother or daughter in a few days.
Antifa retreat following failed attack on Portland rally
Dozens of antifa were forced to retreat in northeast Portland on 22 Aug., 2021, launching a failed attack on a patriotic-themed rally that had the Proud Boys as security.
The antifa drove in vehicles 10 miles to the patriotic-themed rally to launch an attack using homemade explosives and pepper spray. Watch as dozens of antifa flee from a handful of men and a person on a scooter. Video by Tayler Hansen/@TaylerUSA on Twitter.
U.S. students, parents stranded in Afghanistan amid Taliban takeover
Cajon Valley Union School District President Tamara Otero joins ‘Fox & Friends’ to discuss dozens of California students and parents stranded in Afghanistan after a summer trip abroad.
US troops injured in suicide bombing attack at Kabul airport
Fox News’ Jennifer Griffin reports from the Pentagon on the attack on Kabul airport.
Four US Marines killed, three wounded in Kabul explosion: US officials
Four U.S. Marines have been killed in the suicide attack outside of Kabul’s airport and three have been wounded, U.S. officials tell Fox News’ Jennifer Griffin.
Pelosi and House ditch town as Biden deals with Afghanistan evacuation, Americans dead in Kabul explosions
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi barely addressed the crisis in Afghanistan this week as the House of Representatives met for a few days to move along some of the Democrats’ domestic legislative agenda, then closed up shop as terror threats grew.
With the Senate also out, President Biden left alone at the helm of the government to deal with threats to those trying to leave Afghanistan, including a terror attack Thursday at the Kabul airport.
There was also a firefight and Afghan casualties at the site of the attack outside the Abbey Gate, according to a US official. At least four U.S. Marines were killed, with at least three wounded.
Then Thursday two explosions rocked Kabul, including a second explosion near the Baron hotel, where U.S. Army helicopters previously evacuated Americans into the Kabul airport. The Pentagon said that the explosion at the Abbey Gate “resulted in a number of US & civilian casualties.”
Pelosi Celebrates Women’s Equality Day In San Fransisco Amid Bloodshed In Afghanistan
Pelosi sent out a tweet just hours after the 12 service members were killed, saying “Join me live in San Francisco with Mayor London Breed, elected officials and community leaders to commemorate Women’s Equality Day,” and sharing a video of an event where she was present.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy had pressed Pelosi to bring Congress back to session before Aug. 31, so that members can be briefed on the crisis in Afghanistan.
“Horrific. Our enemies have taken advantage of the chaotic nature of Biden’s withdrawal. Speaker Pelosi must bring Congress back before Aug 31 so we can be briefed thoroughly by the Administration and prohibit the withdrawal of our troops until every American is safely out,” McCarthy tweeted.
Larry Elder could make history as California’s first Black governor
Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder could make history as California’s first Black governor after he quickly became the clear front-runner among the 46 candidates looking to replace Gov. Gavin Newsom in the Sept. 14 recall election.
Early voting is underway for the Sept. 14 special election, in which Californians will first answer the question of whether to recall Newsom or keep him in office. A second question on the ballot will ask who of the 46 candidates should replace the governor.
California has never had a Black governor.
According to the RealClearPolitics average of polls, 48% of likely California voters want Newsom recalled, compared to 47.5% who don’t. Elder is leading the crowded list of possible replacements by 10.8 percentage points, according to the same source.
Ingraham: Now is the time to throw the leftist bums out
Fox News host sounds off on Democrat policies’ in the ‘unraveling’ state of California on ‘The Ingraham Angle.’
Mother of murdered son leads recall efforts against Los Angeles D.A.
Desiree Andrade tells ‘Ingraham Angle’ she’s ‘let down by the justice system’ as son’s killer may be paroled.
HILARIOUS Video Shows Gate Agent Paging “RECALL NEWSOM” for ALL to Hear
Israel prepares Plan B vs Iran’ nuclear-program; Bennett-Biden meeting delayed TV7 Israel News 26.08
1) Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s first official meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House has been delayed in light of a deadly terror attack in Afghanistan.
2) Tensions alleviate along the Israel-Gaza border – Egyptian mediation manages to subdue violent riots orchestrated by the Islamist Hamas.
3) Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz emphasizes that Israel to prepare for so-called “Plan B” to thwart Iran’s quest for nuclear weapon capabilities.
BREAKING: Boris Johnson says UK will continue evacuations in Kabul despite attack
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the UK will continue the evacuation operation in Kabul following the attack outside the airport.
Kabul explosions: Eyewitness saw ‘wounded’ people trying to escape
Eyewitness ‘Shaun’ who was near Kabul airport describes hearing a “huge explosion” and seeing a number of people who were “wounded and bleeding” trying to escape the area.
Explosion outside Kabul airport in Afghanistan – BBC News
There has been an explosion outside Kabul airport, the Pentagon has confirmed. Details of the explosion remain unclear.
A US official has told Reuters news agency the explosion was caused by a suicide bomber.
The White House has confirmed that President Biden has been briefed on developments.
China falsely blames virus on US: Report; Chinese city under lockdown has no reported cases
Chinese fentanyl is pouring into the United States. It’s moved through Mexican cartels, and with implicit permission from the Chinese Communist Party.
The White House appeals to the private sector to beef up defenses against cyberattacks, while experts say China is actively engaged in war with the United States.
China revives old claims about the origin of the pandemic. Beijing accuses the U.S. military of bringing the infection to Wuhan, but one report says otherwise.
The United States is reportedly allowing Huawei to buy auto chips, even though the blacklisted Chinese telecom firm was flagged over concerns Beijing could use it for spying.
The pressure to get citizens vaccinated is rising in China. Some governmental organs and state-owned companies are now ordering employees to persuade others to get the shot. If they fail, they can expect a pink slip.
Pointblank Shootout In The Bronx On Video! LEO Round Table S06E34c
Topic 1 concerns NYPD Bronx (New York) Police Officer Lewellyn Alvarez exchanging pointblank gunfire with suspect Calvin Peterkin. Also mentioned: Officer Imran Alli.
Topic 2 concerns two San Bernardino (California) police officers being shot after trying to engage a suspect involved in the shooting of a police officer. Also mentioned: San Bernardino County Sheriff Shannon Dicus.
Topic 3 concerns Minneapolis (Minnesota) Mayor Jacob Frey saying that he will veto the latest ballot language on a policing proposal. Also mentioned: Yes 4 Minneapolis.
Ronald Yates: Beijing Has an Agenda in Afghanistan | CLIP | American Thought Leaders
Ronald Yates says that the Taliban will work with China to reverse engineer much of the technology that was left behind in Kabul during the botched US withdrawal from Afghanistan.
He also says the the CCP regime has an agenda in the middle east, amid signs that the Taliban terrorist group seems to have an alliance with Beijing.
The wartime escape even more dramatic than Hollywood made it out to be | 60 Minutes Australia
It was a great film and the greatest escape. 200 prisoners who were to be smuggled out of a camp the Germans said was escape proof.
It was the most daring break-out of World War 2, a story of great cunning, incredible courage – and an escapade in which Australian prisoners of war figured prominently.
This week, they returned to what remains of Stalag Luft 3, to remember sixty years on why it’s every soldier’s duty to try and escape from the enemy.