I was up in the north of Israel, just a few kms from the border with Lebanon. I have no idea what the two explosions I heard were. They may well have been from somewhere up on the Golan Heights. I’m talking about the purchase of Steemit by Justin Sun of Tron. I’ll have more to say on that in the coming days.
Last night the US droned Iran’s number 2 guy and the leader of the evil and feared Quds Force, Gen. Qasem Soleimani. He will not be missed except by anyone with level 5 or above Trump Derangement Syndrome.
Update: I came across this 4 year old Hitler Downfall parody by Aboud Dandachi that places Soleimani as Hitler commanding his armies in Syria. It really is brilliant and is packed with information and gives you some actual knowledge of who this guy was and why he was so evil and important.
In addition, Sargon of Akkad’s video on this is pretty good especially considering he’s coming at this from a position of knowledge deficit and trying to piece what’s going on from sources on the internet.
On Christmas Eve reports started dropping onto Twitter of major YouTube Channels having large amounts of content censored and deleted. The common factor was talking about crypto currencies or blockchain technology. No warnings were given and the damage was widespread.
I put this into the wider context of mass censorship on YouTube away from alternative and non-main stream topics and creators and toward the mainstream “safe” for advertisers content that YouTube is able to consistently make money on.
My extra thoughts on this: there’s definitely an element of the fall out from the COPPA settlement, this saw Google fined for collecting data on children watching videos in contravention of a clear law. Whatever directed them to take this action, it is yet another reason why our Crypto Class Action case, links below, is so important!
The saga of Melanie Phillips is best explained by her, here and here. This quote from the second piece sums it up:
The Muslim world is deeply jealous of the unique status of Jew-hatred as the ultimate bigotry. Some in the wider community are similarly jealous because they think it confers ultimate impunity for misdeeds. And that is a fundamentally antisemitic belief.
But the Jews who equate it with Islamophobia can’t bear the uniqueness of Jew-hatred either. That’s because in the diaspora, many Jews don’t want to be unique. They want to be just like everyone else.
They are frightened that uniqueness will make them the targets of hatred. So they deny the uniqueness of antisemitism, and thus its true evil.
And that’s why, although Jeremy Corbyn has now been defeated, the leadership of Britain’s Jewish community is itself marching it towards the edge of the cultural cliff.
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