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Flash Traffic – Named and Shamed

Posted at The National Pulse: NAMED & SHAMED: The “Journalists” Who Went On Chinese Communist Party Junkets, Then Delivered “Favorable Coverage.”
By Natalie Winters

  • “CUSEF newsletter from 2009 and 2010 reveal the following journalists:
    Vox Co-founder and New York Times columnist Ezra Klein;
  • Vox Co-founder Matthew Yglesias;
  • CNN Senior Political Analyst and The Atlantic Senior Editor Ronald Brownstein;
  • New York Times Reporter Bradford Plumer;
  • Associated Press Vice President and Editor Marjorie Miller;”
  • Read the entire article here…

Investigative Journalism

Investigative journalism is a safeguard, and the journalists who practice it in pursuit of the truth are our sentinels. Their work is often difficult, and sometimes dangerous. In these times, it is especially so – and yet these intrepid reporters persist. We’re thankful they do! Below you’ll find a sampling of 4 titles here at home page, and 13 excellent selections in the Reading Room. We hope you’ll support this work which – in a world overrun by corruption – is more important than ever before. By informing ourselves and others, exposing wrongdoing and hypocrisy, and demanding the accountability of leadership at every level, we can restore integrity to our Constitutional Republic. We thank you also for making your purchases through our Books-a-Million affiliate because these also support and make possible the work we do for you at Professor Preponomics.

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Election Integrity

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Posted at The National Pulse: “Over 1 in 3 Americans Rejecting Coca-Cola After Georgia Voter Integrity Interference” By Catherine Salgado

“Over one third of Americans say they are less likely to drink Coca-Cola following the company’s interference in the debate surrounding voter integrity laws passed in the state of Georgia.”

Posted at Populist Press from Rumble: “Exclusive Inside Look at Center Housing Maricopa Audit of 2.1 Million Ballots – Bannons War Room”

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “MUST READ: Soros and Clinton Connected Arizona Sec. of State, Katie Hobbs, Is Preparing to Fight the Senate Audit of Maricopa County Rather Than Support Election IntegrityBy Joe Hoft
“Billionaire George Soros and Clinton nonprofit empire dollars are providing their biggest bang for the buck in Maricopa County Arizona right now as their Manchurian candidate, Arizona’s Secretary of State, Democrat Katie Hobbs, prepares for the Maricopa County forensic audit to take place. “

Posted at Populist Press: “Dominion Caught in Maricopa County… They Just Showed Their Cards – Bannons War Room”

Posted at The Epoch Times: “Montana Governor Signs 2 Election Integrity Bills, Democrats Sue Claiming ‘Voter Suppression’” By Tom Ozimek

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “Elections Integrity Org Identifies 12,547 Illegal Votes Included in Georgia’s 2020 Election Results – Exceeds Margin of Victory in the State” By Joe Hoft

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “BIG UPDATE: New Hampshire Officials Will Select Audit Team Next Week – Forensic Audit Will Be Completed in Next 45 Days” By Jim Hoft

Surveillance State

Posted at The National Pulse: “US Postal Service Conducting ‘Covert Ops Program’ To Monitor Social Media Posts, Rally Planning” By Natalie Winters
“Leaked documents reveal that the U.S. Postal Service has been running a surveillance effort – the Internet Covert Operations Program – to track “inflammatory” social media posts made by Americans.”

Cybersecurity

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “China Behind Another Cyber Attack in the US – Hacked Into US Computers and Networks Accessing Systems Remotely” By Joe Hoft

Posted at Reuters: “China-linked hackers used VPN flaw to target U.S. defense industry – researchers” By Christopher Bing, Raphael Satter
“At least two groups of China-linked hackers have spent months using a previously undisclosed vulnerability in American virtual private networking devices to spy on the U.S. defense industry, researchers and the devices’ manufacturer said Tuesday.”

The Scales of Justice

Posted at the Mises Institute: “George Floyd and Generalized Justice” By Jeff Deist

SCOTUS Watch

Posted at Populist Press from Fox News: “Liberal dark money groups drive efforts to pack the Supreme Court” By Joe Schoffstall

Posted at Fox News: “Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett scores book deal: reports” By David Rutz

Pandemics, Contagions and Biological Warfare

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “EXCLUSIVE: A Smoking Gun? Was China’s Military Fully Aware of COVID-19 in November 2019?” By Joe Hoft

The Chinese Communist Party Has an Extensive Research Network Supporting Biowarfare

Nuclear Iran

Posted at The Washington Free Beacon: “Congressional GOP Introduces Largest Package of Iran Sanctions in History” By Adam Kredo
“The legislation, dubbed the Maximum Pressure Act, would formally codify the Trump administration’s tough sanctions campaign on Iran and force the Biden administration to submit any revamped nuclear deal with Iran to Congress for review before it is approved. The bill, spearheaded by the Republican Study Committee, was unveiled during a morning press conference on Capitol Hill with former secretary of state Mike Pompeo, who led the Trump administration’s efforts to isolate Iran and defund its regional terrorism enterprise.”

Border Security

Posted at Townhall: “Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott: Biden Is ‘AWOL’ on Border Crisis By Reagan McCarthy

Posted at The Western Journal: “Trump Tried to Ban TikTok, Now Cartels are Using It to Recruit American Teens to Smuggle Migrants” By Garion Frankel
Last year, then-Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, with the blessing of then-President Donald Trump, led an effort to ban the popular social media app TikTok in the U.S., culminating in an Aug. 6 executive order aimed at accomplishing that very goal.”

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The Tides of War
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Russia in recent weeks has reportedly massed an estimated 85,000 troops near its border with Ukraine. The concentration of Russian forces there is the highest since 2014, when Moscow annexed Crimea. Pictured: Ukrainian soldiers in a trench on the front-line facing Russia-backed separatists in the Lugansk region on April 8, 2021. (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images)

Posted at the Gatestone Institute: “China and Russia: The Guns of April”
By Gordon G. Chang
“All the elements for history’s next great conflict are now in place.”

Russian troops are massing on the Ukraine border, Chinese vessels are swarming Whitsun Reef of the Philippines in the South China Sea, and China’s air force is flying almost daily through Taiwan’s air-defense identification zone. Chinese troops for almost a year have been dug in deep in Indian-controlled Ladakh in the Himalayas. Two large aggressors are threatening to break apart neighbors and absorb them.

The Global Times, an unofficial Communist Party tabloid used by Beijing to signal new policies, on April 12 posted a video of Hu Xijin, its editor-in-chief, warning that Beijing would overfly Taiwan—in other words, fly into Taiwan’s sovereign airspace—to “declare sovereignty.”

The Scales of Justice

Editorial comment: Whether or not any person accused can ever receive due process, a true and accurate finding of facts, and a verdict based in the law, is in question. Doubts are understandably created in environments where there is any attempt to intimidate or otherwise influence one or more parties to a case. This is true whether those efforts are aimed at the prosecution, the defense, the judge, the jury, the victim, or the accused. It is also true whether those efforts are aimed at parties to a case directly, or indirectly by way of harm threatened to a person’s family, friends, workplace, place of worship, or surrounding community. Mob action – even the threat of mob action – should not be tolerated. Serious and sobering questions must be raised. We must consider justice within the context of the Constitution for the sake our Republic and every citizen within it. The fact that politicians involve themselves in active cases, despite their leadership responsibilities, is terribly troubling. All of this is before us as a nation, even as we also understand that beneath the great weight of it, are human tragedies involving two men whose life paths intersected on one fateful day, Derek Chauvin and George Floyd.

Posted at Freedom First: “Chauvin’s ‘verdict-by-mob’ on threats from domestic terrorists marks the end of America”By JD Rucker

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “BREAKING: CHAUVIN VERDICT REACHED – GUILTY OF 2nd DEGREE MURDER, 3rd DEGREE MURDER and 2nd DEGREE MANSLAUGHTER – Guilty on ALL COUNTS!” By Jim Hoft

Posted at Citizen Free Press: “Biden just tampered with Derek Chauvin jury…” By Kane

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “Kamala Harris Says Guilty Verdict in Chauvin Trial ‘Will Not Heal the Pain that Existed For Generations’ Due to Systemic Racism (VIDEO)” By Cristina Laila

Posted at the NOQ Report: “Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey taints jury by implying Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd” By Blaine Traber

Posted at the National File: “Minnesota Law Enforcement Source Reveals Thugs Threatened to Murder 100 Police Officers” by Jack Hadfield

Private Property Rights

Posted at the Mises Institute: “The Sword of Damocles Hangs over Every Property Owner” By Connor Mortell

Election Integrity

Posted at Populist Press: “Lin Wood Just Announced Major Victory Today”

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “DISTURBING DEVELOPMENT: Windham Officials to Choose “Windham Incident” FORENSIC AUDITOR in SECRET!” By Jim Hoft

Government Accountability

Posted at the Mises Institute: “Biden’s Big Spending Plans Will Not Revive the Economy” By Frank Shostak

Energy Independence

Posted at One America News Network: “Sen. Manchin: Democrats Turned Their Back On W. Va.” By the OAN Newsroom

Border Security

Posted at Populist Press from the Washington Examiner: “Arizona governor declares state of emergency and surges National Guard to border” By Jake Dima

8 Suggestions for Learning Morse Code – The Universal Language of Telegraphy

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By Annie St. Francis – Reprinted with permission from The Repository Project
Morse code is a way to communicate using dots and dashes to represent letters and numbers. It’s a universal language, and was developed by Samuel Morse, and used as an effective way to communicate via telegraph. First used in the mid-1840s, Morse telegraphy transmitted communications by making indentations on a paper tape in response to electrical signals. Clock style mechanics moved the paper tape along as the message was being received. This is a fascinating part of communications history. Still used today by amateur radio operators, Morse code is an especially useful tool for communicating during times of emergency and poor radio conditions including sunspots and CMEs. Many hobbyists understand the value of preserving this skill, and sharing it with others just discovering an interest in radio!

Ready to learn a new language? Here are a few tips to help you get started!

1) Learn the basic signals, and study the Morse code alphabet. There are many who believe that the study should be focused significantly on the training of the ear. This is understandable since Morse code communicates with the use of sound. There are also more visual learning strategies. Do read on!

2) Practice saying the “dits” and “dahs” out loud and in the correct ratio and rhythm. A “dah” should last about three times as long as a “dit” when spoken. As you practice the sounds, the length of each will come more and more naturally – and very much like the native language we use in our daily lives.

READ MORE HERE…

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A Message from the Editor…

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Photo by Ed Uthman https://www.flickr.com/photos/euthman/

Freedom of speech is fundamental to our Republic, and to the liberty of all people. It is a Constitutional right, our 1st Amendment, and must be protected. Attacks on freedom of speech are at the core of much of the news being reported, and this should not be lost on any thinking American. What is happening here, in our great nation, is certainly not lost on the world. It wasn’t long ago that people across the globe were celebrating what was sure to be the reelection of Donald J. Trump to a second term in office. Dancing. Cheering. Carrying signs and banners through the streets. How uplifting it was to see people from countries near and far celebrating true leadership with a commitment to the restoration of human liberty here – and everywhere.

So much has changed, and it is – and will remain – my personal belief that election fraud was widespread. The 2020 Presidential election was stolen. The fact that so much effort has been made to silence those who have spoken up up seems only to prove this point – that there is much the political thieves must hide. Every one involved in the theft of this election should be ashamed, but they appear to know no shame.

Many who object have had their Facebook and Twitter accounts suspended, sometimes permanently. There have been attempts to take down emerging social media alternatives including Gab, Parler, and Mike Lindell’s FrankSpeech.

Censorship is reaching into military service with questions being asked of naval officers whose political affiliations are Republican and Conservative. The very thought that military service should be tied to political affiliation in the United States of America is outrageous.

Election auditors have been threatened and menaced, and at least one reported receiving the offer of a bribe in exchange for his silence on the subject of election fraud. Some have lost their jobs.

Juries responsible for deciding court cases – involving the fates of the accused – are being asked to do so in the face of angry mobs and uncontrolled riots who clearly intend to influence those judgments. No case should ever be decided by a jury under any kind of threat, nor any punishment upon conviction meted out by a mob.

Our 45th President, Donald J. Trump, has been blocked at just about every turn – through his internet presence, in the proceedings of Congress, and in the courts. He was subjected to all manner of political manipulation in the course of his candidacy, during the time of his presidency, and even now that he is no longer in the office. Again, I say it. This was an election he rightfully and fairly won.

President Trump is not alone. The thoughts and ideas of those who do not conform to interests of the radical Communist left routinely suffer censorship, and the consequences of cancel culture.

Make your political voices heard, America. Be informed. Get involved at your local political precinct levels. Speak up. Do not cower, and in so doing, allow your views and voices to be silenced. We are standing on the right side of history, and we will prevail – honestly, truthfully, peacefully, and lawfully – we will prevail.

FLASH UPDATE

Posted at the Gateway Pundit: “DEVELOPING: Mike Lindell’s New Social Website “FrankSpeech.com” Comes Under Massive Attack – Update: Website is Back Up!” By Joe Hoft
https://frankspeech.com

Election Integrity

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “BIG NEWS: Several Georgia Counties Vote to Replace RINOS with Pro-Trump Committeemen – One Georgia County Votes to Censure Kemp and Raffensperger” By Jim Hoft
“The Precinct Project is a conservative movement to participate in and take control of the over 400,000 precinct committeemen positions in the Republican Party. Currently, over 200,000 of these committeemen positions are vacant. And it is likely that half of the current positions are held by RINOs and party elites with no loyalty to the Trump movement.”

Posted at Townhall: “Democrats Are Terrified of Georgia” By Tim Chapman
“…Americans who support the rule of law and legal and fair elections must speak the truth loudly, clearly, and calmly. They need to keep repeating the facts about the merits of bills like Georgia’s and exposing the flaws of H.R. 1. It’s the only way to preserve the integrity of our elections and keep our voting systems out of the hands of deceptive Washington politicians. “

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “Arizona Senate Is Ready for Audit of Maricopa County’s 2020 Election Results to Begin – The Democrats Are In a Panic” By Joe Hoft

Posted at The Epoch Times: “Supreme Court Declines Pennsylvania Election Lawsuit Over Mail-In Balloting” By Jack Phillips

Posted at Populist Press: “Trump Makes Major Announcement on Huckabee”

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “DISTURBING DEVELOPMENT: Windham Officials to Choose “Windham Incident” FORENSIC AUDITOR in SECRET!” By Jim Hoft
“Dershowitz explained that they would be using “Alien and Sedition” laws to sue Dominion. In the late 1700s, he explained that during the Adam’s administration, “They went after newspapers–they went after Benjamin Franklin’s nephew’s newspaper,” he said. ” Dershowitz continued, “They tried to shut down any newspaper that supported Jefferson. And since that time, we really have had free speech, with some exceptions. The age though we’re living in now is really the strongest attack through cancel culture, through suppression of free speech.””

Censorship and Economic Secession

Posted at Breitbart: “Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Joins YouTube Alternative ‘Rumble’ Following Google Censorship” by Lucas Nolan
“Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) has reportedly joined a growing YouTube alternative called Rumble in response to Google’s recent removal of a video featuring DeSantis and a number of Ivy League-educated medical experts discussing the negative effects of ongoing lockdowns.”

Government Accountability

Posted at the Mises Institute: “Biden’s Amtrack Infrastructure Scam” By William Anderson

Political Persecution and The Scales of Justice

Posted at Citizen Free Press: “Thou shalt not donate to Kyle Rittenhouse” By Kane
“A Utah paramedic who donated $10 to a legal defense fund for Kyle Rittenhouse, the teen who shot three Wisconsin rioters, allegedly in self-defense, has been outed as some kind of villain by Salt Lake City’s ABC TV affiliate.”

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “Rep Nunes: Military is Targeting Republican Naval Officers with Phony Investigations to Get Them Kicked Out of the Military (VIDEO)” By Jim Hoft

Cybersecurity

Posted at the Washington Examiner: “US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency gets a meager increase in Biden’s budget” by Grant Cross

Big Media, Big Tech

Posted at The Washington Free Beacon: “House Republicans Outline Plan To Regulate Big Tech” By Santi Ruiz

Border Security

Posted at Breitbart: “Exclusive Videos: 300 Migrants Cross Border Into Texas” By Randy Clark

6 Tips and Tricks to Producing Your Own Gardener’s Gold – The Art and Science of Composting

composting

By Annie St. Francis – Reprinted with permission from The Repository Project
Here are 6 Tips and Tricks to Producing Your Own Gardener’s Gold. You’ll discover that composting is both an art and a science, and there’s a lot to learn. The more you know, the better your odds for great results in the garden. We are wishing everyone success in their growing endeavors, and are always delighted by stories of home grown fresh produce – delicious, nutritious, and lots of it!

1) Choose a location for compost processing near a water source like a hose bib, and be sure your hose and nozzle will comfortably reach your compost pile. You’ll want enough space to turn your compost, moving it back and forth between a couple of stacks. This work is important. By turning the compost, you’re encouraging healthy microbial growth, and aerating it at the same time.

2) Include both “browns” (which convert to humus) and “greens” (which convert quickly to nitrogen) in roughly a 3:1 ratio. Great examples of “browns” include leaf litter, pine needles, and straw, while “greens” might include fruit and vegetable peelings, cores, and other scraps. Fresh grass clippings are great for compost, but do exercise caution where pesticides and herbicides are used. Avoid these. Do not poison the organisms that will work to create your compost, the plants that will grown in your compost, or yourself through contact – by touch or ingestion. Organic compost is your best option, every time!

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FLASH UPDATE

 Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “Is the World Economic Forum’s ‘Cyber Polygon 2020’ Predicting an Upcoming Internet Attack?” By Joe Hoft
In 2020, the World Economic Forum (WEF) conducted a simulation called “Cyber Polygon 2020” that predicted a coming global catastrophe caused by a worldwide “cyber pandemic.”

Economic Secession and the Conservative Economy
Economic Secession

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: Backtracking? After Denouncing GA Election Integrity Bill, Coca-Cola CEO Now Wants to Find “Common Ground”” By ProTrumpNews Staff


Posted at Just the News: “As corporations bow to left’s agenda, conservatives eye mass boycotts of woke brands” By Sophie Mann

Pro Trump America First Agenda

Posted at Citizen Free Press: “Boom! Governor Kemp has a republican challenger…” By Kane

A former Democrat state lawmaker who changed his party affiliation after endorsing Donald Trump, launched a bid to challenge Brian Kemp, one of Trump’s top Republican targets in the 2022 election cycle.

“The governor’s office has failed to fight for you and for me,” Jones said in Atlanta on Friday. “We’re in the midst of a battle that will determine the future of America and our great experiment known as democracy.”

Posted at The Gateway Pundit:How It’s Done: Trump Voter Wins Cobb County GOP Committeeman Then Replaces ALL of the GOP Board RINOs Who Refused to Serve With Him Because He’s Pro-Trump” By Joe Hoft

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “GOP Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene Forms “America First Caucus” – Will Take On Voter Fraud, Big Tech” By ProTrumpNews Staff
The America First Caucus (AFC) exists to promote Congressional policies that are to the long-term benefit of the American nation. The North Star of any policy proposal will be that which serves the American people, and any consequential analysis of policy platforms must be based on this first principle.

Election Integrity

Posted at Just the News: “Arizona Senate on the verge of beginning major audit of Maricopa County ballots” By Daniel Payne

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “General Flynn Warns About Possible Threats from Antifa/BLM Interrupting the Audit of Maricopa County’s 2020 Election Results” by Joe Hoft

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “EXCLUSIVE: Big Tech’s Google Is Targeting Arizona Maricopa County Audit – Not Allowing Requests for Volunteers Shared On Their Sites” By Joe Hoft
Censorship is not freedom of speech. It is the opposite.
This is something that never was fixed when the Republicans held the Presidency, the House, and the Senate. Wonder why? Big Tech has been targeting and censoring conservatives for years. These actions, which many believe are criminal and corrupt, hurt conservatives and prevent their messages from getting out in the public square. This is certainly not free speech. This is the prevention of free speech. You would think there would be wording in the US Constitution that would make this unlawful?

Political Persecution and Cancel Culture

Posted at Trending Politics: “Nunes Warns Spy Agencies Against Targeting Americans, ‘Particularly Republicans’” By Jonathan Davis

Posted at The Epoch Times: “Cancel Culture Is Part of Plot to Transform the Culture of America – Interview with Gene D’Agostino” By Joshua Philipp

SCOTUS Watch

Posted at One America News Network: “Rep. Malliotakis Slams Dems Over Court Packing Bill” By OAN Newsroom

Nuclear Iran

Posted at ZeroHedge: “Iran Obtains 60% Enriched Uranium Overnight In Alarming First” By Tyler Durden

Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills – Third Edition

Book Review: Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills – Third Edition
Back to basics

By Annie St. Francis – Reprinted with permission from The Repository Project
Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills
 is a concise and yet detailed encyclopedia of information important to the basics of self-sufficient living. Learn to bake bread, build a stone house, develop a water supply, and spin yarn. Raise a barn. Braid your own rugs. Craft a dulcimer. In an age where so much of what we need comes to us ready for use and just in time, it is more important than ever before that we rediscover and practice the skills truly fundamental to life – those that help connect us to the hands-on experience of living each day, across the seasons, and through the years. It’s a knowledge base that is life sustaining, and may also one day be life saving. Perhaps we are being called from the complex world back to a much simpler one.

Each section of Back to Basics provides a well-organized introduction with background and context, important instructions, and illustrations. The editor has also selectively added glossaries, insets, references to additional reading, organization-based resources, and a detailed index.

The editor’s introductory sentence reflects so well the content of this book, and it’s importance: “Back to Basics is a book about the simple life.” This title comes highly recommended by The Repository Project. We encourage you to consider making it part of your home libraries.

Want to see more like this? Check out our selection of great books on Country Living, Homesteads, and Rural Lifestyles!

A Thoughtful Quote to Share and an Additional Reading Recommendation

“At this point in history, our society tends to elevate and reward the specialist… This concentrated focus has brought some benefits… It may also be a modern malady. Specialization, when taken too far and allowed to define who and what we are, becomes limiting. It robs us of our wholeness and our self-sufficiency. It misses the big picture and confines us to a narrow zoom. And it leaves us at the mercy of experts.” – Keith StewartIt’s a Long Road to a Tomato: Tales of an Organic Farmer Who Quit the Big City for the (Not So) Simple Life

We also encourage you to visit our post on Prepper Lists at Professor Preponomics

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Military Confrontation
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This photograph taken on October 16, 2019 shows US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets multirole fighters and an EA-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft (2nd R) on board USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) aircraft carrier as it sails in South China Sea on its way to Singapore. (Photo by Catherine LAI / AFP) (Photo by CATHERINE LAI/AFP via Getty Images)

Posted at the J.R. Nyquist Blog: “Are Russia and China Igniting a Third World War?” By J.R. Nyquist

From J.R. Nyquist’s Article: ““It turns out that China is going to overtake the United States….” He explained that COVID-19 was “a test” that is “bad for Europe and America” but “beneficial for China and North Korea.” Then Li spoke of China being “ahead of schedule” in terms of overtaking the United States. “The U.S. will not survive,” he predicted.”

“The West is caught up in trivia. Always in search of new ways to misperceive dangerous developments that are unfolding before our eyes, we cannot discern what our enemy is after.”

Editorial opinion: The importance of J.R. Nyquist’s substantive essays cannot be overemphasized.

The United States is facing internal chaos strategically created by pro-Communist agitators. Military confrontation appears imminent given the provocative movements of China, Russia, and Iran. We continue to struggle with the consequences of a pandemic unleashed on the world, and strangely, we lack the courage to confront the truth of its origins, or the nature of the virus itself. Our nation suffered the breach of our governing Constitution in the form of wide spread 2020 election fraud. In the face of this, we have been unable to come together in support of truthful and transparent audits, reasonable fraud prevention, and the fundamental question of election integrity.

We are living in a dangerous world, and an especially dangerous time in history. We make conditions even more dangerous by virtue of the choices in policy and practice being made now – boldly, without shame or hesitation, and right before our very eyes. We turn from harsh realities, willfully choosing blindness. We declaw our defensive capabilities all why we decry savage assaults and the victimization of the vulnerable. We pursue the very political persecution we would have found abhorrent and intolerable just a short time ago. If we do not reconcile the conflicts created that divide us as an American culture, separate “what we do” from “what we believe”, and act to restore the values of our great nation and her people, we will surely face a devastating day of reckoning – and that day may come sooner than we imagine.

Free Speech, Censorship, and Cancel Culture

Posted at The Epoch Times: “Mike Lindell: Free, Clean Speech Social Media Site Set to Launch Monday” By Masooma Haq

Posted at The New York Post: “Social media again silences The Post for reporting the news By Post Editorial Board

SCOTUS Watch

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “Liberal Law Prof Calls Democrat Effort to Pack The U.S. Supreme Court A ‘Hostile Takeover’” By Mike LaChance

Election Integrity

Posted at the Washington Examiner: “Michael Flynn calls 2020 election fights in Michigan and Arizona ‘tactically’ important” By Daniel Chaitin

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “BREAKING EXCLUSIVE: Hillary’s Attorney Marc Elias Inserts Himself Into the Arizona Senate Audit of Maricopa County – Is Using His Massive Network to Broaden His Attack – What Are They Hiding?” By Joe Hoft

Posted at NOQ Report: “Jovan Pulitzer offered $10M to stay quiet about voter fraud” By Lorie Wimble

Are you thinking about your preps, yet? It’s never too early, but at some point it may be too late…

Raising Chickens – Happy Hens for the Backyard or Barnyard

Raising Chickens
Chickens at the local watering hole

Raising chickens for the backyard or barnyard is a fun and important part of prepared living. If you’re thinking seriously about becoming a prepper, achieving as much food supply self-sufficiency as possible is surely high on the list of your priorities. Access to nutritious food is fundamental to building a solid foundation for life, and the ability to produce it supports tremendous peace of mind. Delicious, nutritious farm-fresh eggs are one important way to accomplish all of these goals.

Living a prepared lifestyle for many years now, we have learned a lot about raising chickens, the joys (and challenges) of free-ranging birds, and budget benefits of having your own fresh eggs every morning. We would like to share some of this knowledge with you. The circumstances of each reader may vary, and adjustments to ideas and options may be important too for anyone who might like to raise and keep their own chickens. As with almost everything about prepared life, there is no “one size” that fits all! Prepared life is as unique among preppers as people are, one to the next!

Let’s get started.

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Reading In the News

Censorship and Cancel Culture

Posted at Freedom First Network: “Dr. Erwin Lutzer: What is cancelled today will be criminalized tomorrow”
“Cultural Marxism has been systematically destroying every single thing that makes America great….”

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “Project Veritas Founder James O’Keefe Is Suing Twitter after His Account is Banned for Releasing Explosive CNN Video” By Jim Hoft

Government Accountability

Posted at Breitbart: “Photos: Border Wall Materials Neglected After Joe Biden Halts Construction” By John Binder

Posted at Mises Institute: “Mises Wire – The Plan to Save the Postal Service by Making It Even Worse” By Doug French
“Using the same logic as shooting a hole in the barn and then painting the target around it to determine marksmanship accuracy, the USPS is trying to achieve its goals by gaming the metrics.”

Election Integrity

Posted at Populist Press from AZCentral: “Big Victory in Arizona Ballot Recount Effort” By Andrew Oxford

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “New Poll Shows Biden Can’t Shake Voters’ Belief That Democrats Cheated In 2020 Election” By Mike LaChance

Posted at WND: “Rand Paul: 2020 Election Fraud never fully reviewed by courts” By Bob Unruh
“There were lots of problems and there were secretaries of state, who illegally changed the law and that needs to be fixed….”

Border Security

Posted at Newsmax.com: “Gov. McMaster: ‘Biden Administration Ought to Admit That Donald Trump Had it Right’” By Theodore Bunker

Prepper Lists

Prepper Lists – A New Way to Think About Preparedness Planning
Prepper Lists
A great addition to your collection – buy it here!

Prepper lists are everywhere! They keep us organized, provide important reminders, make our planning efforts more efficient, and are easy to write, review, and update along the way. Within the preparedness culture and community, lists are wonderfully and terribly familiar. We are grateful for them even as we wonder whether the lists on which we rely are truly complete.

In addition to comparing, contrasting, merging and purging lists, let’s consider a new way to think bout preparedness planning. As you contemplate your supplies, and how best to shore these up, imagine a specific activity or supply item.

Sometimes it’s best to start with a simple example, and one that leads to a broader understanding that can be applied to the bigger preparedness picture.

Let’s start with shoes. Shoes? Sure! Shoes. Spare pairs of shoes and boots are key preparedness supply items, and would be especially important if there were an interruption to supply lines for any reason. We wear these everyday, and we need them.

Beyond the shoes or boots themselves, we ought to consider accessory items that are important to functional use, comfort, care and keeping, and longevity. Think shoe laces, shoe inserts, and shoe repair kits.

Imagine getting ready for the day… Before slipping on your shoes, you’ll be sliding your feet into socks! Your plans for shoes and boots among your resources should include a solid stash of these. Include soft socks, wool socks, ankle socks, full length socks, and socks that support circulation.

While you’re contemplating your feet, be sure you have good ankle supports, nail trimmers and other pedicure care kit tools and supplies, corn pads, ointment and bandages for blisters.

Repeat this process through the activities of a usual day, week, month, season, and year. Use the same approach to imagining emergency scenarios, or as you step-through dry-run training exercises.

Think comprehensively with an eye both to overview and to detail. It’s a strategy that extrapolates well to a whole host of preparedness concerns, and should be considered in every aspect of your planning. Your goal should be to fill in the gaps, discovering (and remedying) these now while you have the opportunity to review, revise and refine your planning – and not in a time of true emergency.

Remain steady. Stay well. Be safe, everyone!

James O’Keefe – Character and Courage

James O'Keefe

James O’Keefe is an independent American journalist inspired by great investigative journalists of the past, a skilled investigator in his own right, and the champion of whistleblowers. Undaunted by the challenges that come with Project Veritas’ focus of exposing corruption, waste, fraud, self-dealing, media manipulation, and propaganda, O’Keefe has delivered insightful commentary, in-depth interviews, revealing audio recordings, and telling video footage. He has faced harsh criticism, and litigation. Despite this, James O’Keefe remains determined to do what he can to restore a more “ethical and transparent society”. O’Keefe does enjoy great vindication along the way with the Project Veritas’ Wall of Shame. On this wall hang the framed retractions journalists have had to print in correction to earlier work. More recently, O’Keefe has taken the righting of wrongs to a new level, and has announced plans to file suit against CNN for defamation. In a world filled with too many lies, and a dearth of truth, the revealing work of James O’Keefe is more important than ever. James O’Keefe is among the heroes of our time.

Posted at Project Veritas: Part 1 – CNN Director Admits Network Engaged in ‘Propaganda’ to Remove Trump from Presidency”https://www.projectveritas.com/6df2632b-5290-4982-9058-40556713f4b0

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Posted at Project Veritas: Part 2 – Director Charlie Chester Reveals How Network Practices ‘Manipulation’ to ‘Change the World’”

A Thoughtful Quote to Share

“Falsehood flies, and truth comes limping after it, so that when men come to be undeceived, it is too late; the jest is over, and the tale hath had its effect: like a man, who hath though of a good repartee when the discourse is changed, or the company parted; or like a physician, who hath found out an infallible medicine, after the patient is dead.” – Jonathan Swift

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Anti-Trust, Censorship, Big Media and Big Tech

Posted at Fox News: “Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe plans to sue CNN for defamation: ‘We believe we can win’” By Brian Flood

Election Integrity

Posted at Just the News: “Corporate critics of Georgia election law incorporated in Delaware, which has strict voting rules” By Daniel Payne

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “EXCLUSIVE: Attorney Matthew DePerno Sits with Jim Hoft and Patty McMurray in First Interview After Court Hearing on Antrim County Case” (VIDEO)

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “The Location of the 2020 Election Audit of Maricopa County’s Results Is Now Set – The World is Watching Arizona” By Joe Hoft

Posted at The Washington Free Beacon: “Virginia Shuts Down Elections Site Ahead of Key Republican Deadline” By Matthew Foldi

Border Security

Posted at The National Pulse: “CBP Finds FAKE ‘Families’ Trying To Cross Border Together” By Natalie Winters

SCOTUS Watch

Posted at Judicial Watch: “Packing the Supreme Court Means “Blowing Up the Constitution!” By Tom Fitton

Government Accountability

Posted a Citizens Against Government Waste: “2021 Congressional Pig Book” By CAGW

Posted at Citizens Against Government Waste: “Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Takes Spending Way Off Track – The WasteWatcher” By Elizabeth Wright

Spring Garden Starts – 8 Tips to Help You Succeed as a Beginning Gardener

By Annie St. Francis

It’s spring and time to sprout those spring garden starts! The risk of frost will soon pass for most of America, and you’ll want to make the most of this year’s growing season. Experienced gardeners are already busy tending to this year’s gardens. If you’re new to home gardening, we have tips to share that will help you get started early.

Here are 8 tips to help you succeed as a beginning gardener!

1) Start your plants indoors. Choose an area that gets a lot of natural light, especially in the morning, and one that stays warm too. If you’re placing your starter trays near a window, consider night time low temperatures, and any drafts that might impair seed germination or endanger fledgling plants. Seed germination is most successful in warm soil.

2) Choose varieties likely to do well in your growing zone, and the conditions you can provide your plants whether you’ll be gardening in the open air, in raised beds, using vertical systems, or inside a greenhouse.

3) If you’re keeping spring garden starts in a windowless room, like a bathroom or basement area, there are now several options for comparatively affordable LED grow lights. LED technology uses much less electricity than light bulbs of the past, and LED lights are much less fragile than the fluorescent tubes of old.

When shopping for LED grow lights, be sure to check the system you’re considering for size, recommendations for placement in relation to your plants, and to ensure even distribution of lighting. In shopping for lights, you’ll discover that there are lots of options!

4) Watch the moisture level of your growing medium. Germinating seeds and plant starts shouldn’t be found swimming in water-saturated soil, nor should these be allowed to dry out. This is a critical time in the development of your garden plants. Watch over them closely.

5) Use a quality seed starting mix. A proper mix has good drainage properties, and some nutrient support. For experienced growers, or adventurous beginners, you can also make your own starter mix. A recipe you might consider is LINKED HERE.

6) Choose the size of your starter pots thoughtfully. As an example, onions can very easily be started in growing trays with 1” planting cells. The beauty of this is that most 10” x 20” trays hold 72 cells. Three or four of these create tremendous produce potential. Squash, on the other hand, are best started in larger 3” or 4” pots. The larger pots will support your plant starts for a longer period of time, and will require fewer moves. Whenever possible, and especially among beginning gardeners, make it your goal to transplant just once from the starting pot to the open air garden outdoors.

7) Make plans to transplant your starts from pots or planters to their garden homes as soon as possible after the last chance of frost. But! Be careful and be ready for a surprise cold snap. Watch the weather. If it looks like temperatures near freezing are on the way, take steps to protect your plants. How much protection? This will depend on the conditions you’re expecting, and the cold hardiness of your varieties.

One strategy used in our family garden is to cover our plants with empty pots or buckets (large enough to protect all the leaves), and then to place a tarp over those buckets. Weights around tarp will help hold it in place, and prevent wind from lifting and moving it. Remember that wind often accompanies cold fronts!

8) When it’s time to deliver your starts to their outdoor garden homes, be sure you’re placing each plant in good quality soil which should be nutritious, and moist but balanced for proper drainage. Many plants will tolerate a range of conditions, but some are especially fussy. Invest yourself in learning about your plant’s preferences for nutrient balance, soil pH, and drainage. In doing so, you’ll enjoy the celebration of lots of success, and be much more prepared to problem-solve for any challenges you might face along the way!

Gardening is a fun and healthy activity enjoyed by people of all ages, in all parts of the country, and across all growing zones. If you would like to learn more, and build your library in the process, we have some fabulous gardening, greenhouse and hydroponics books available. Whether you’re beginning with a few plants in the window sill, or preparing for a larger outdoor garden endeavor, we at The Repository Project are wishing you a wonderful experience and every success!

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Anti-Trust, Censorship, Big Media and Big Tech

Posted at The National Pulse: “Senator Hawley Unveils ‘Trust-Busting’ Plan to Rein In Big Tech” By Natalie Winters
“Hawley’s plan is more than a salvo against Silicon Valley. Its rules on mergers, for instance, would cover dozens of U.S. giants in virtually every economic sector….”

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “WTH Is This? Over 100 Top Corporate CEOs Join First-of-its-kind Call to Denouce Voter ID Laws” By Jim Hoft
“Every country in the world — besides the US — requires a photo ID or similar document to vote.”

Election Integrity

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “EXPLOSIVE: Investigators for Attorney DePerno Reportedly Discover Modem Chips Embedded in Michigan Voting System Computer Motherboards” By Jim Hoft
“In his report that was filed in Michigan court, DePerno revealed that the ES&S DS200 voting machines contain a Telit LE910-SV1 Modem Chip installed on its motherboard.”

Posted at Breitbart News: “Michigan Local GOP ‘Condemns’ Fred Upton, Peter Meijer Impeachment Votes” By Kyle Olsen

Posted at The Gateway Pundit: “Nevada GOP Censures Secretary of State for Ignoring Voter Fraud and Certifying the 2020 Election in the State” By Joe Hoft

Border Security

Posted at the Washington Examiner: “The border is even worse than you think” By Byron York, Chief Political Correspondent
“With a series of executive actions, Biden threw out key policies with nothing ready to replace them. And he did it using rhetoric that invited migrants to rush to the border….”