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IN THIS SECTION  Feb. 2020 article NM police Officer Smelser fired for similar situation as George Floyd one (2020/06/12) 2017 article The Hill on Border Corruption related legislation (2020/06/11) Fair on US Immigration Policy, Paraguay prison system 2020/06/07-08a-b George Floyd/CNN-2020/06/05; Justice dot gov-2020/05/31-Riots and Domestic Terrorism   (2020/06/05) New Mexico Nikki Bascom Case (2020/05/30) Navy Rape Lists (2019 article) 2020/05/29 NM 7th in country rapes. 2020/05/23 2015 Psychology Today Article on Religious Fundamentalism   2020/05/10 Sasha Krause Case early 2020 - Kidnapping/Murder of Farmington Mennonite woman - Killer linked to both Mennonites (he wasn’t currently that active as a Mennonite) and Military (Luke AFB/Glendale near Phoenix) 2020/05/08 Green-Light Sanctuary Laws - putting a stop to them - Buck and Blackburn;  2020/05/01 Book Making Hate Pay:  The Corruption of the Southern Poverty Law Center.  By Tyler William O’Neil 2020/04/30 Several China related articles 2020/04/29 Made In USA/ACT- another discussion of the threat of China with Made In USA list, video; ACT For America’s discussion of China  2020/02/20,28 Geoffrey Berman 2020/04/14 Dept of Justice. Includes important video.  Attorney General Barr.  FARC. Nicolás Maduro Moros and 14 current and former Venezuelan officials charged with narco-terrorism, corruption, drug trafficking and other criminal charges. 2020/04/13 History,  Revisionist HIstory, Social Commentary, Major Red Flag Warning Bells about Stealth Jihad 2020/04/12 White Supremacist gangs in NM and beyond; turfing section added 2020/04/10 Coronavirus material moved to Ongoing/Backlog 8: COVID-19 Section  Helpful Info-Top of Page  Alt Views 2020/04/04-05; Earlier material:  Coronavirus tips for response and protection; 2020/03/25; 2020/02/27b (2020/03/21;  2020/03/17 and earlier; 2020/02/27) Russian assassinations (2020/03/25) Three useful resources on getting off alcohol (2020/03/07-08) Navajo Police Encounters with Paranormal 2020/02/27a 2020/06/12 Las Cruces Sun 2020/06/08  Las Cruces police officer who put Valenzuela in neck restraint remains free ahead of trial.  By Algernon D'Ammassa, LCPD Sgt. testifies Smelser had clean professional record, earned commendations for work https://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/local/2020/06/08/las-cruces-police-officer-antonio-valenzuela-christopher- smelser-neck-restraint-released-ahead-trial/5323451002/ 2020/06/11 2017 Career Professional Speaks Up on Border Patrol Corruption and Corresponding Legislation (this article is in Borders/Legislation-Brief) The Hill 2017/05/16  Why Is Congress proposing to increase Customs and Border Protection corruption?  By James Tomsheck https://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/homeland-security/333698-why-is-congress-proposing-to- increase-customs-and Excerpt:  During my 40-year career in law enforcement I served as a police officer, U.S. Secret Service Special Agent, and Assistant Commissioner at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), heading the Office of Internal Affairs.  In these positions, I was guided by one principle: law enforcement’s vital mission must be accomplished with integrity. From those decades of experience, the cases that most disturb me are people who applied to work at CBP - the country’s largest law enforcement agency - and admitted in the screening process to committing serious criminal offenses, including drug smuggling, rape, and infanticide, or confessed to seeking employment as infiltrators paid by transnational criminal organizations or cartels…Based on my experience, I have an urgent obligation to speak out against a law Congress is close to enacting that would weaken CBP hiring standards imposed by the Anti-Border Corruption Act of 2010. The House Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act (H.R.2213), scheduled for a floor vote on Wednesday, and the Senate Boots on the Border Act (S. 595), scheduled to be considered that morning by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, would exempt certain law enforcement and military applicants for CBP positions from the polygraph examination only recently mandated by Congress.  Mandatory polygraphs for all CBP law enforcement applicants, which are standard at the FBI, DEA, ATF, and Secret Service, were a congressional response to widespread corruption and other policing abuses at CBP that followed a rushed hiring surge last decade. Damaging compromises of CBP integrity ensued, including cartel infiltration achieved by hired applicants  who did harm to the United States.  I know from first-hand experience that the bills moving in Congress, backed by current CBP leadership desperate to hire more agents, would exacerbate corruption and abusive misconduct by adding unsuitable personnel who conceal criminal pasts - and/or have future intent to compromise CBP's mission - so as to threaten our national security.  Indeed, a random sample of 1,000 polygraphs conducted after applicants were cleared by CBP's background screening concluded that 65 percent of these applicants failed the polygraph, with many providing detailed descriptions of their involvement in criminal activity. https://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/homeland-security/333698-why-is-congress-proposing-to- increase-customs-and 2020/06/09 ARIZONA See Veterans/Military/Fat Leonard p. 1 Fat Leonard Revisited “Bribery laws for government officials have a powerful ethical principle at their core: If you work for the government, your actions in office are meant to serve the public interest – not your own.”  -- Marcus Hedahl, US Naval Academy (see below) Navy Times 2020/01/17   Op-ed: A Navy bribery scandal and the limits of free speech.  By Marcus Hedahl, United States Naval Academy https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2020/01/17/op-ed-a-navy-bribery-scandal-and-the-limits-of- free-speech/ Excerpt:  I am an ethicist who teaches leadership, ethics and law, and I believe a recent bribery case in the U.S. military offers an interesting and distinctive perspective through which to consider these issues. Unfortunately, due to current restrictions on what federal employees can and can’t say about political matters, I can’t discuss all the ways that case might apply to a broader debate.  Nonetheless, there is one thing I can say without caveat or equivocation. Bribery laws for government officials have a powerful ethical principle at their core: If you work for the government, your actions in office are meant to serve the public interest – not your own. Singapore 2020 Black Lives Matter - Singapore The Independent 2020/06/07   Singaporean in US: Please don’t criticise Black Lives Matter movement. Anna Maria Romero People here may not understand nuances underneath current widespread protests http://theindependent.sg/singaporean-in-us-please-dont-criticise-black-lives-matter-movement/ 2019 2019/09/24   Singapore renews military bases pact with US amid deepening defence ties with China Washington renews pact granting US forces access to Lion City’s bases until 2035, underlining the city state’s i mportance to America’s Asia strategy Late leader Lee Kuan Yew once said he had no objections to both the US and China one day having logistics bases in his country https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/3030111/china-will-be-wary-us-singapore-deal-military-bases Note From PF: Be Leery of Terrorist, Anti-American Sentiments in Singapore linked to Black Lives Matter; National Security Objective: Watch For Antics/Follow the Strings back to US Military, including but not limited to Fat Leonard Case - Watch for Sublimation of American 2018 CNBC 2018/06/08 White House explains why it chose Singapore to host summit with North KoreaBy Yen Nee Lee KEY POINTS The planned meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place on June 12 in Singapore.  Singapore was asked to be the host of the historic meeting because it’s one of the few countries with diplomatic relations with both the United States and North Korea, a White House official told CNBC. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/08/why-trump-and-kim-picked-singapore-for-meeting.html 2020/06/07-08b Cartels/Gangs  (p.5)- Tunnels - Smuggling section added this week.  Notice the Paraguay/Brazil connection to a large number of prisoners who built a tunnel to escape or to create an illusion about how they escaped, but who might have been sponsored in a prison guard payoff that allowed them to walk out through front entrance. 2020/06/07-08a Fair on Immigration Policy Fair US dot org https://www.fairus.org/issue/illegal-immigration/how-many-illegal-aliens-united-states About:  As concerned Americans, we all share a responsibility to look to the future and envision where current policies may lead. Immigration is no different.  Immigration policies can determine what kind of America future generations will inherit – livable or overcrowded, successful or overburdened. While we see our obligations to help the less fortunate around the world, we also know that irresponsible border policies can undermine our own nation’s ability to be a successful change agent for the human race. FAIR engages in community outreach to inform affected communities of how national immigration policies affect their own situation, and invites them to engage in a meaningful dialogue on how to shape immigration policies for the 21st Century and beyond.  As a non-partisan, public interest organization with a support base comprising nearly 50 private foundations and over 1.9 million diverse members and supporters, FAIR is free of party loyalties and special interest connections.   FAIR evaluates policies, seeking out solutions that help reduce the negative impact of uncontrolled immigration on the nation’s security, economy, workforce, education, healthcare and environment.  Our Objectives:  FAIR seeks to reduce overall immigration to a more normal level;  FAIR does not endorse political candidates or parties. Difficulty in Estimating the Illegal Alien Population Estimating the size, distribution, and characteristics of the illegal alien population is an inexact science. The methods used by those claiming to have calculated a definitive figure should be closely scrutinized because there is no reliable source of information on illegal aliens. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) only counts foreign nationals who enter and leave the United States in a lawful manner. The fact is, we do not know how many people cross the border unlawfully and evade immigration authorities. After all, the primary aim of illegal aliens is to avoid detection by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and ICE. Most current estimates of the total number of illegal aliens are based on U.S. Census Bureau data or survey data collected by private research organizations. All of these studies presume that nearly all unlawful migrants respond to demographic questionnaires and that they provide accurate information. As people whose very presence in the United States is an ongoing violation of law, many illegal aliens believe that revealing any information about their situation may lead to their arrest by immigration authorities. Therefore, when asked about how, when and why they entered the United States, illegal aliens have a strong motive to either lie or refuse to respond at all. Demographic surveys typically accept respondents’ answers at face value. They do not verify that respondents are answering demographic questions honestly. For example, the Census Bureau’s weighted results from the American Community Survey (ACS) can vary by millions, depending on what information is requested and how questions are phrased.[iii] https://www.fairus.org/issue/illegal-immigration/how-many-illegal-aliens-united-states 2020/06/06 2020/06/05 George Floyd/CNN-2020/06/05; Justice dot gov-2020/05/31-Riots and Domestic Terrorism  Justice dot gov 2020/05/31  Attorney General William P. Barr's Statement on Riots and Domestic Terrorism https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/attorney-general-william-p-barrs-statement-riots-and-domestic-terrorism CNN 2020/06/05 Minneapolis Officers https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/05/us/minneapolis-officers-background-george-floyd-trnd/index.html 2020/05/30 New Mexico Nikki Bascom Case also found in NM Victims - this case deserves more review-See also Mark Contreras in New Mexico Police Names 2017 Las Cruces Sun 2017/11/17   Lawsuit: Silver City hired violent cop who later killed ex.  By Russell Contreras https://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/local/new-mexico/2017/11/17/lawsuit-filed-against-silver-city-police- department/876309001/ SC Daily Press 2017/01/14   Family Seeks Justice in cop murder.  By Christine Steele. Bascom, Nikki killed on 2016/10/21 in  Silver City.  Excerpt from SC Daily Press  Christine Steele on 01/14/2017:  Ex- girlfriend abused, stalked and killed by Silver City Police Capt. Mark Contreras, 41, who then shot and killed himself.  Family has sought legal action.  On Oct. 21, 2016, Bascom’s mother, Karri Dalton — who has taken Bascom’s children to live out of state — filed a lawsuit against the town of Silver City, the Silver City Police Department, Grant County, and the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, through the Albuquerque civil rights law firm Kennedy, Kennedy & Ives.The lawsuit alleges that the Silver City Police Department hired Contreras despite a known history of violence, including domestic violence, and after his hire, did nothing to address reports of abuse of Bascom at Contreras’ hands, and in fact, promoted him to the rank of captain after he allegedly threatened Bascom’s boss, Dr. Darrick Nelson, with a gun at Walgreens.  “The Silver City Police Department retained, promoted and protected Contreras despite an ongoing pattern of domestic violence and sexual assault allegations,” the lawsuit states….According to Schauer Ives and police reports, Nikki went to Contreras’s boss Silver City Police Chief Ed Reynolds to report Contreras’s behavior and to ask for help. Reports indicate he referred her to a shelter for battered women, but Nikki didn’t feel comfortable going there because she knew that as a police officer, Contreras knew the shelter’s location.  http://www.scdailypress.com/site/2017/01/14/family-seeks-justice-in-cop-murder-suicide/ 2020/05/29 Navy Times 2019/05/19   Male sailors created ‘rape lists’ of female shipmates on Georgia-based submarine.  Mark D. Faram https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2019/05/19/male-sailors-created-rape-lists-of-female-shipmates-on- georgia-based-submarine/ Excerpt:  The guided-missile submarine Florida’s “Gold Crew” was already troubled with a bad command climate when Capt. Gregory R. Kercher took the helm on Sept. 25, 2017.vvleven months later, Kercher was fired for not only failing to fix the nagging work-related issues on board the Kings Bay, Georgia-based submarine, but also for failing to fully investigate multiple “rape lists” — sexually explicit documents that lewdly rated the enlisted women in his crew.  The news was first reported May 17 by Military.com after obtaining an Inspector General’s report through the Freedom of Information Act. The lists came to light in June 2018, roughly a year after women first started reporting to the boat, the second submarine to integrate enlisted women into its crews.  Female officers have served on board submarines since 2011. But it wasn’t until 2015 that the Navy first called for enlisted females to volunteer for “silent service” duty. The guided-missile submarine Michigan’s two crews were the first to integrate in fiscal year 2016, followed by the Florida’s crews in 2018. https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2019/05/19/male-sailors-created-rape-lists-of-female-shipmates-on- georgia-based-submarine/ 2020/05/23 KOAT 2020/02/25   New Mexico ranked 7th for most rape and sexual assault cases, FBI crime data says.  APD is using DNA technology to quickly combat the rape kit backlog in the city.  Justin Matthews. https://www.koat.com/article/new-mexico-ranked-7th-for-most-rape-and-sexual-assault-cases-fbi-crime-data- says/31087986 2020/05/10 Also see personal notes for this day connected to the article below: Psychology Today 2015/11/19  Fundamentalist Christianity and Child Abuse: A Taboo Topic.  A former fundamentalist minister speaks out.  By David N. Elkins Ph.D. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-human-dimension/201511/fundamentalist-christianity-and-child-abuse- taboo-topic 2020/05/08 Sasha Krause Case Sasha Krause went missing Jan. 18, 2020 from Farmington, New Mexico, found near Flagstaff (Sunset Crater area) on Feb. 21, 2010, and police knabbing and disclosure of killer occurred by the third week of April 2020 .  Coconino County deputies arrested an airman, 21-year-old Mark Gooch at his home on Luke Air Force Base outside Phoenix Note from PF:  The reason this crime case is included here is the military-criminal connection. There is also another reason - kind of an inner feeling of connection.  Also see PF/Notes-2-Personal-2020/05/08 for this day. See Police Factor/Veterans/Active and Beyond/Criminals for a growing listing of crimes by active duty people.  There is also a section on crimes by veterans.    KRQE 2020/04/22   New details released in murder of Mennonite woman.  By Rebecca Atkins https://www.krqe.com/news/crime/new-details-released-in-murder-of-mennonite-woman/ 2020/05/01 Buck House Rep. Buck and Sen. Blackburn Lead Effort to Stop Green-Light Sanctuary Laws February 12, 2020 https://buck.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/rep-buck-and-sen-blackburn-lead-effort-stop-green-light-sanctuary- laws 2020/04/30 Making Hate Pay: The Corruption of the Southern Poverty Law Center.  A new book out by Tyler William O’Neil. Excerpt from informative piece on book:  Corporate America, big tech, government and the media all cite the Southern Poverty Law Center as an arbiter of hate, sometimes with serious financial and reputational consequences to the SPLC’s targets.  Hotels, web platforms, and credit card companies have blacklisted those unlucky enough to land on the “hate list” -- often due to their political opinions.  Yet the SPLC is far from credible.  Roiled by a racism and sexism scandal, the SPLC forced out its co-founder and key fundraiser.  Frusrated by having been “part of the con,” former employees came clean about the group’s unscrupulous fundraising strategies - which include the much vaunted list of “hate groups.”  Some victims are fighting back, and the SPLC has had to pay out millions with more lawsuits on the way.  Making Hate Pay explores the deep roots of the SPLC’s scandals, its enigmatic co-founder, the weaponization of its hate labeling, and why it matters for the future of free speech in America. 2020/04/29 NHO News 2020/01 https://www.nhonews.com/news/2020/jan/21/uschina-trade-agreement-opens-new-economic-opportu/ China Phase One Trade Agreement opens new economic opportunities for the Navajo Nation WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer attended the signing ceremony for the Phase One Trade Agreement with China at the White House in Washington D.C., where President Trump signed off on the agreement that requires structural reforms to China’s economic and trade regime in the areas of intellectual property, technology transfer, agriculture, financial services, and currency and foreign exchange. The agreement also includes a commitment by China to future purchases of U.S. goods and services in the coming years. “The reopening of the Chinese agricultural market is a win, not only for the economies of the United States and the Navajo Nation, but for the global economy. Currently, the Navajo Agricultural Products Industry, an enterprise of the Navajo Nation, has more than 8,200 acres of crop production specifically designated for export to Asian markets,” said Vice President Lizer. Vice President Lizer joined President Trump as well as Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, Beijing’s chief negotiator for the agreement, and business leaders for the ceremony held in the East Room of the White House. On Dec. 13, 2019, China announced the agreement “based on the principle of equality and mutual respect.” “This historic agreement has the potential to allow the Navajo Nation to capitalize on our economic potential through increased agricultural production. The trade agreement will expand the Navajo Nation’s ability to court investments in Navajo products. This trade agreement goes a long way in strengthening our economy, government, and ultimately it benefits the members of the Navajo Nation. The signing of the United States and China Phase 1 trade agreement ensures that the United States of America continues to be a forward-thinking Nation and remains a global economic leader,” Vice President Lizer added. According to the White House, the agreement will begin rebalancing our trade relationship with China and provide new opportunity for American businesses and farmers. The agreement also addresses intellectual property related to numerous longstanding concerns in the areas of trade Arizona Daily Independent 2020/01/16 https://arizonadailyindependent.com/2020/01/16/navajo-nation-sees-economic-opportunities-in-china-trade-agreement/ Links between Chinese immigrants and Navajo education thru grants Helping Them to Help Themselves, Volume 36 By United States. Economic Development China Problem In General Telegraph on BBC 3-Part Overview 2019/08/29 China New World Order Review Worrying Portrait https://www.telegraph.co.uk/tv/2019/08/29/china-new-world-order-review-worrying-portrait-countrys-formidable/  China: A New World Order (BBC Two) began its superb three-part overview of a six-year reign with a chilling summation of both China’s human rights abuses, and the deafening silence in response to them. Xi’s administration started promisingly, with a canny and overdue initiative to crack down on endemic corruption, although double standards soon emerged and “corruption” started to sound like a euphemism for political opposition when human-rights lawyers and booksellers were jailed. The personal testimonies underscored the point, from the anti- corruption campaigner imprisoned merely for BBC 2020/03/13  Canada faces danger from China and Russia https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-51877023 2020/02/20; 28 ACT Brigitte Gabriel - Made in USA - Another discussion about the threat of China - video https://www.actforamerica.org/made-in-usa Some Made In USA Companies that ACT lists Clothing:  All American Clothing,  All USA Clothing,  American Giant,  American Trench,  Authentically American,  Boswell,  Black Halo,  BLDWN,  Buck Mason, Columbiaknit,  Ebbets Field Flannels,  Emerson Fry, Epaulet,  FairEnds,  Flynn Skye,  Gitman Bros,  Goodwear USA,  Grown & Sewn,  Hackwith Design House,  Hanky Panky,  Hart Schaffner Marx, Hickey Freeman, Imogene and Willie,  Karen Kane Left Field,  Loggerhead Apparel,  Michael Stars,  Nanette Lepore,  Oxxford Clothes,  Pendleton Woolen Mills,  Pointer Brand,  Raleigh Denim,  Schott NYC,  SportPort Active,  Taylor Stitch,  Todd Shelton,  Unis,  Welcome Stranger,  Westerlind,  WildFox ACT Our past leaders, going all the way up to the office of the President, have failed to check China’s brutish rise. By Brigitte Gabriel https //www  actforamerica org/article/uschina “There clearly exists a sinister bond between U.S. political elites and China...” “In   times   like   this,   we   are   told   to   trust   the   global   community   and   its   process,   but   how   can   we?   After   all,   it’s   World   Health Organization   (WHO)   Director-General   Tedros   Adhanom   Ghebreyesus   who’s   leading   the   WHO’s   charge   to   provide   cover   for   the CCP   as   it   continues   to   skirt   responsibility   for   this   pandemic.   The   new   details   emerging   about   China’s   pivotal   role   in   getting Tedros   elected   to   his   WHO   position   should   come   as   shock   to   no   one.   China’s   attempts   to   use   corruption   to   further   its legitimacy has been a focus of Trump’s administration from the outset.” “Senators   Josh   Hawley   (R-MO)   and   Tom   Cotton   (R-AR)   understand   how   the   Chinese   coronavirus   outbreak   has   highlighted   the problem   with   depending   on   China’s   supply   chain.   Haw ley   has   introduced   the   Medical   Supply   Chain   Security   Act   and   Cotton the   Protecting   our   Pharmaceutical   Supply   Chain   from   China   Act.   Each   bill   takes   necessary   action   to   end   o ur   reliance   on China’s medical supply chain but what are we going to do in the short-term?” Excerpt:  With the mounting number of lies from the People’s Republic of China about them being ground zero for the current pandemic, those failures and how to correct them is the biggest question facing our country when we rebound from this outbreak.  What makes this situation complicated is grappling with how our leaders weren’t merely silent during China’s emergence, they actually rubber-stamped it.  It all started with normalizing relations with China in 1979. … In the aftermath of the Vietnam War and during a time when China was putting counter- revolutionists and protesters into mental asylums as a means to indoctrinate them into communism, Nixon was lobbying for Beijing. But Nixon, who once wrote “we simply cannot afford to leave China forever outside the family of nations,” is not the one paying the price for his errors. Luckily, we have a President who’s had a hardline approach on China from the outset. … When then-presidential candidate Donald Trump said at a 2015 campaign event in Bluffton, South Carolina, that “you can win against China if you’re smart, but our people don’t have a clue,” he was talking not only about Nixon, Clinton, and others who ushered China’s rise, but he was talking about his future opponent in Joe Biden. Biden is a career politician who was the chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during the country’s decision to embolden geopolitical China’s rise. Biden was also one of the first prominent members of the American left to criticize President Trump’s decision to restrict travel to China as “xenophobic” amid the coronavirus outbreak.Unfortunately, Biden’s questionable rhetoric and dealings surrounding China don’t stop there. In 2019, Joe Biden’s son Hunter was forced to resign from a billion-dollar investment fund with ties to Chinese state-owned entities. In a 2011 speech on economic dialogue, then Vice-President Biden said that “a rising China is a … positive ­development not only for China, but for America.” https://www.actforamerica.org/article/uschina 2020/04/14 Geoffrey Berman - see also Notes Personal 2020/04/14 Wikipedia dot org Geoffrey Berman http colon //en dot wikipedia dot org/wiki/Geoffrey_Berman 2020/04/13 See more on Venezuela Narco-Terrorism in Cartels/Gangs - How to Stop Justice dot gov 2020/03/26   Attorney General Barr and DOJ Officials Announce Significant Law Enforcement Actions Relating to International Narco-Terrorism https://www.justice.gov/opa/video/attorney-general-barr-and-doj-officials-announce-significant-law-enforcement- actions Nicolás Maduro Moros and 14 current and former Venezuelan officials charged with narco-terrorism, corruption, drug trafficking and other criminal charges. 2020/04/12 Jihad Watch dot org 2020/04/11   “We will never Live as Dhimmis”: The Stealth Cultural Jihad in America.   By Darrell Pack Long Excerpt:   In December, 2019, the Muslim American Society (MAS)-Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) held a convention in Chicago–the largest in the nation. At the convention, guest speaker Dalia Moghahed, gave a speech titled “Muslims that Shaped America,” captured on video. She began by responding to a plaintive cry from a Muslim American mother who asked, “What can we do to help our children who face constant verbal attacks, name-calling, insults and micro aggressions at their schools against their identity; only because they are Muslims?’” Ms. Mogahed said that Muslims need to be given the intellectual tools to confront “the flawed and crooked framework that make up the ideas of Islamophobia.” They are to teach that “their roots as Muslims in this country run deep” and “This is their country, and no one has the right to tell them otherwise” and “no one should be waiting for a welcome to their own house.” Ms. Mogahed also said, “So if someone has a problem with our children being here, then they can go back to where they came from … This is not mere rhetoric, but historical fact.” She then made her case for this point of view. She stated, “There were Muslims with Christopher Columbus when he landed in the Americas” and “It is important to note that the first country to recognize the United States as an independent nation was Morocco.” She also said, “This is just to lay a framework to challenge the myth that there is an inherent and inevitable conflict between the values of the United States and the values of Muslim societies, civilizations or communities. It is simply not supported by logic or history.” Furthermore she said, “Estimates range from 10 % to 30% of enslaved Africans brought to the United States were Muslims.” Ms. Mogahed’s efforts are not sophisticated, but exemplify, at the popular level, the clash between Western open society and Muslim ideology today. More eloquent and polished Islamist apologists and speakers are preparing their own versions of this Islamic claim. We cannot only worry about violent Jihad, we must recognize and confront the academic effort to lay claim to the United States as a legitimate possession of the House of Islam that is now temporarily controlled by the Kuffar (infidels). Social and political theorist and philosopher Isaiah Berlin said in his lectures, “the German poet Heine warned the French not to underestimate the power of ideas: philosophical concepts nurtured in the stillness of a professor’s study could destroy a civilization.” (“Two Concepts of Liberty,” “Four Essays on Liberty,” Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1969, p. 120) To this thought about a professor’s power we must add “or an imam”. Distorting history by inserting Muslim memes into the nation’s historical ethos and shoving pre-Islamic society aside has worked before in Islamic history. Now, they are applying this ideological approach as an initial blow for the Islamization of our society and to supplant our open society ideals. 2020/04/11 See also personal notes 2020/04/11 Excerpt: Rakesh B. Kitturmath, who worked as a team leader at Emrill Services, an integrated facilities management (FM) headquartered in Dubai, was sacked on Thursday, the company’s chief executive officer told Gulf News….“Kitturmath’s employment stands terminated with immediate effect. He will be handed over to Dubai Police. We have a zero-tolerance policy towards such hate crimes,” said Stuart Harrison, CEO of Emrill Services. Kitturmath sparked outrage on social media after he ridiculed Muslim worshippers in response to a Facebook post on coronavirus. From:   Jihad Watch 2020/04/10 UAE: Non-Muslim fired, faces prison for insulting Islam on social media. By Robert Spencer https colon //www dot jihadwatch.org/2020/04/uae-non-muslim-fired-faces-prison-for-insulting-islam-on-social- media?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the_2020_04_11_jihad_watch_daily_digest&utm_term=2020- 04-11 See also:  https colon //timesofindia dot indiatimes dot com/world/middle-east/indian-expat-faces-jail-for- insulting-islam-in-uaereport/articleshow/75080050 dot cms 2020/04/10 NPR 2019/08/15 Democratic candidates call Trump a white supremacist a label some say is too simple https://www.npr.org/2019/08/15/751215391/democratic-candidates-call-trump-a-white-supremacist-a-label-some-say- is-too-sim Some older articles on White Supremacism in NM Albuq Jrnl 2012/05/11 Growth Seen in NM White Supremacist Prison Gangs BY RUSSELL CONTRERAS https://www.abqjournal.com/106136/growth-seen-in-nm-white-supremacist-prison-gangs.html Similar topic/story and time period: 2012/05/11   Fox White Supremacy on the Rise in New Mexico Jails https://www.foxnews.com/world/white-supremacy-on-the-rise-in-new-mexico-jails Albuquerque, NM – New Mexico's prisons are seeing a rise in white supremacist gang memberships as some white inmates seek protection from largely Latino gangs, state officials say. Membership in white supremacist gangs has nearly doubled in state prisons over the last 10 years, officials say, and they worry the numbers may continue to rise. Outspoken Anti-WHite Supremacist Group ADL:  caution this org has been labeled as likely biased, but there seems to be good information here https://www.adl.org/sites/default/files/documents/assets/pdf/combating-hate/CR_4499_WhiteSupremacist- Report_web_vff.pdf Nazi Lowriders Wikipedia Nazi Lowriders https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazi_Lowriders 2020/03/25 In Homeland Security 2020/01/16 Russia’s assassination campaign continues against dissenters. By William Tucker https colon//inhomelandsecurity.com/russias-assassination-campaign-continues-against-dissent/ Excerpt: Russia’s targeted killing campaign involves both internal security matters and external hybrid warfare efforts aimed at subverting former Eastern bloc states now looking to the West for security.In December, Germany expelled two Russian diplomats in response to the murder in August of a Chechen exile. The brazen attack was carried out in public and ultimately resulted in the arrest of the assassin. Moscow, of course, denies responsibility, but the Kremlin has either participated in assassinations of former Chechen rebels or looked the other way while those loyal to Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov carried out the hits.Murdering a former Chechen rebel abroad falls into the internal security category of Russian killings, and this recent murder in Germany is but one example of Russia targeting Chechens abroad. The same goes for the attempted assassination of Sergei Skripal, or the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, both of whom were former Russian intelligence officers who defected to the West. Moscow used elaborate measures to target these individuals with the intention of sending a message to other potential defectors. Russia Is Also a Dangerous Place for Journalists Who Challenge the State Russia is also a dangerous place for journalists who challenge the state or any political opposition to Vladimir Putin. Numerous journalists in Russia have been murdered or disappeared in the last decade alone and the trends are not improving. What’s worse, Russia has been implicated in the murder of foreign journalists, making international criticism of the Putin regime a deadly gambit.Putin’s political opponents fare any better than journalists, but as Russian activist and lawyer Alexei Navalny would likely attest, harassment is commonplace. It is worth mentioning that Navalny has not yet met the same fate as the late Boris Nemtsov, another Putin foe. However, that may be cold comfort. https colon //inhomelandsecurity.com/russias-assassination-campaign-continues-against-dissent/ 2020/03/07-08 Alcohol Addiction and spotlight on Withdrawal: Three useful resources on getting off alcohol There is always light at the end of the tunnel though and you will get through that challenging time. From Midwest Recovery Centers (see Below) Many police persons encounter alcoholics.  Although ethically we cannot over-generalize, certain populations have higher incidents of alcoholism.   I understand many veterans suffer from alcoholism.  It is the opinion of this website combat veteran substance misuse and abuse is among the most tragic. A Natural Approach Midwest Recovery Centers https colon //www.midwestrecoverycenters dot com/5-natural-remedies-to-control-alcohol-shakes/ Note: this is not an advertisement for Midwest Recovery Centers. Excerpt: Making the choice to quit drinking requires courage and bravery. The process of detoxing is challenging, especially if you experience the alcohol shakes. There is always light at the end of the tunnel though and you will get through that challenging time. And you don’t need to call your doctor to get a pharmaceutical to help you through it. 1. Arm yourself with certain herbs Your liver takes the brunt of alcohol abuse. But your nervous system takes a hit too. Fortunately, treating the liver and calming the nervous system are areas where herbs excel. One of the best is damiana for its ability to enhance mood and reduce alcohol cravings. Passionflower and Skullcap are also both wonderful for their ability to relax the nervous system and are often used specifically for reducing withdrawal symptoms, like alcohol shakes. Other herbs effective for withdrawal and nervous system support are: Kava; Catnip; Valerian; St. John’s Wort; Hops…etc….go to website https colon //www.midwestrecoverycenters dot com/5-natural-remedies-to-control-alcohol-shakes/ What is Alcohol Withdrawal? Melbourne Hypnotherapy https colon //melbournehypnotherapyclinic dot com/how-to-get-off-alcohol-safely/ Note: The use of Melbourne Hypnotherapy’s link is not meant as an advertisement. It is a hypnotherapy site discussing the wide range of alcoholism issues, including those that require more than just hypnotherapy.  I just like what this website has to say.  I hope it helps people. Excerpt: Withdrawal from alcohol is the process of cutting back or stopping the use of alcohol. The kinds of symptoms you will experience will depend on your age, your personality type, and how long you have been addicted to alcohol. If you have a physical dependence on alcohol this means that if you don’t drink alcohol, symptoms occur and they go away if you take a drink. If you’re psychologically addicted to alcohol, you may believe you can’t communicate with people or attend a party without having a drink. Some people can’t even get through a normal day without alcohol, and others who drink more than the norm yet still manage to hold down a job and get by in the modern world may be described as ‘functioning alcoholics’.  Symptoms Of Alcohol Withdrawal While your body is adjusting to the absence of alcohol, you may experience some or more of these symptoms: Body tremors; Insomnia; Anxiety; Headaches; Nausea and vomiting; Changes in heart rate and blood pressure; Seizures; Feeling clammy or sweaty It’s impossible to tell how you will react to quitting alcohol or how long the symptoms will last. For this reason it’s best to seek professional help with this process. For example, if you experience heart problems, breathing difficulties or seizures while detoxing, you want to be sure you have access to medical supervision. My client John discovered that he was going to need a little extra help when he tried to cut back from 12 beers a day to none. Each week he lasted well until about day 5, then after that time he suffered crippling anxiety, heart palpitations and body twitches. We agreed that before he did any more hypnosis work with me, he would seek professional help to get through the physiological impact of quitting alcohol. One he did that he was able to stay off the grog for good. https colon //melbournehypnotherapyclinic dot com/how-to-get-off-alcohol-safely/ Another website: something different from above site is in yellow Healthline https://www.healthline.com/health/alcoholism/withdrawal#symptoms What are the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal syndrome? The signs and symptoms of AWS may appear anywhere from six hours to a few days after your last drink. These usually include at least two of the following: tremors; anxiety; nausea; vomiting; headache; an increased heart rate; sweating; irritability confusion; insomnia; nightmares; high blood pressure The symptoms may worsen over two to three days, and some milder symptoms may persist for weeks in some people. They may be more noticeable when you wake up with less alcohol in your blood. The most severe type of withdrawal syndrome is known as delirium tremens (DT). Its signs and symptoms include: Extreme confusion; extreme agitation; a fever; seizures; tactile hallucinations, such as having a sense of itching, burning, or numbness that isn’t actually occurring; auditory hallucinations, or hearing sounds that don’t exist; visual hallucinations, or seeing images that don’t exist; If you have severe AWS symptoms, it’s a medical emergency. Call for help or go to the emergency room. A high fever, hallucinations, and heart disturbances are all reasons to seek immediate help. Q What causes alcohol withdrawal syndrome? Excessive drinking excites and irritates the nervous system. If you drink daily, your body becomes dependent on alcohol over time. When this happens, your central nervous system can no longer adapt easily to the lack of alcohol. If you suddenly stop drinking or significantly reduce the amount of alcohol you drink, it can cause AWS…. Q: What nutrition advice can you provide for people recovering from alcohol addiction? A: This depends on the individual and the results of laboratory tests that their doctor may order. In general, blood work will test serum magnesium, and replacements will occur if indicated. Vitamins such as thiamine and folic acid will need to be supplemented. In addition, the doctor may add a daily multiple vitamin. The person should also try to eat three well-balanced meals per day and drink enough water to remain hydrated. Timothy J. Legg, PhD, PsyD, CAADC, CARN-AP, MAC https://www.healthline.com/health/alcoholism/withdrawal#symptoms 2020/02/27a Navajo Paranormal Police Mysterious Universe 2019/11/09 Navajo Police Encounters W/Paranormal. By Brett Swancer. https://mysteriousuniverse.org/2018/11/navajo-police-encounters-with-the-paranormal/ Excerpt: Perhaps one of the most interesting cases of reservation law enforcement dealing with the paranormal is a whole department devoted to such phenomena….The team is called the Navajo Nation Rangers, consisting of a group of specially trained federal officers that are typically in charge of a variety of tasks, such as managing national parks, archaeological sites, and fish and wildlife services. In this case, they expanded their operations to include the investigation of reports of the paranormal, and although such reports accounted for less than 1% of their total cases, they were taken very seriously by the department https://mysteriousuniverse.org/2018/11/navajo-police-encounters-with-the-paranormal/ 2020/06/27-28; 2020/07/01 NO to Black Lives Matter (BLM) continues.  Bank Mobile.  Portland, Oregon 2015 car-break-in/theft/fraud-identity theft issue. The idea from this is to move quickly with leftist groups and Muslim Student Association related groups on college campuses which are hiding under civil rights movements like Black Lives Matter.  Also investigate banks and other financial institutions which seem to support BLM, or to use very similar language and concepts on their home page and other website pages. ! 2020/06/20-21-22 Recently I put out one of my rare Facebook messages through the comments area of the Farmington, New Mexico police department, but I removed myself from Facebook after a few days because I do not trust it.  It was a temporary expediency.    I also ran a brief message through The Durango Herald’s article section regarding a front page article about BLM (Black Lives Matter).  Both of these blog sites require one sign into Facebook, so a Facebook account is needed.  Other blog sites let you sign in with other types of accounts, including Google, but Facebook is the only choice for some.  My intuition was telling me I needed to tell white cops to hang in there.  I do not like Facebook.   I was suspicious of it from the beginning.  I suspected from the time Facebook started being popular years ago that something was off with it.  Pamela Geller (See Media - Alternative Views) years later only confirmed those suspicions. She has sued Facebook for blocking her; the blocking seemed connected to Muslim preference inside Facebook.   I still recommend staying off Facebook as long as it is largely or entirely a Muslim operation or Muslim preference one.  Facebook should not block people with Israeli sympathies nor those who warn about Islamic extremist terrorism the way Pamela Geller has done.  I don’t back Israel 100 percent myself, but to block people with Israeli sympathies is in itself a form of terrorism.  If Facebook wanted to block Hamas or Hezbollah, this would be a correct approach. The word on the two messages is: NO to BLM (Black Lives Matter) NO to Police Defunding The most recent added content to the Farmington Police Department (Farmington, New Mexico) was
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