This Week in the World Affairs Brief


Monday’s FBI raid on former president Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago home has shocked and angered the former president and has his supporters up in arms. Everyone is wondering what the agents were searching for. So far the speculation from the mainstream press is typically apologetic for the government. Initially they claimed it was over “15 boxes of presidential material” demanded by the National Archives, but admitted in the same story that Trump had already turned over that material earlier this year. Now a supposed “leak” to the Washington Post says it was “nuclear weapons documents” to reinforce the urgency of this raid. That’s ridiculous since just two months prior the FBI had searched through the very room where they brought out this week’s offending boxes of documents. Monday’s raid appears to be a “fishing expedition” to turn up something on Trump. Warrants require law enforcement to show some kind of proof that the evidence they want is at the location at that time and some kind of surveillance is typically used to back up that request—either a wiretap or informant. I suspect the latter. Sure enough, Newsweek scooped this week that there was, in fact, a mole at Mar-a-lago informing the FBI about documents there and where they are kept. Trump has never be good at keeping Deep State spies out of his staff. It is doubtful that this “confidential source” will be revealed when the DOJ unseals the warrant, as Merrick Garland promised yesterday, but one thing is certain, this raid has Trump supporters and even mainstream Republicans fired up and will curry to Trump’s favor unless something seriously damaging to Trump’s reputation comes from it, or, barring that, a criminal conviction sufficient to disqualify him from running in 2024. There is always a danger when agents invade and search a home that they will plant the evidence they a seeking, and this nuclear weapons document idea being floated may be a hint as to what they intend to foist on Trump in order to convict him of a serious crime. To receive a free one-time copy of the brief, click on Request a Sample on the left.

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Here's The Warrant: DOJ Investigating Trump For Potential Violations Of Espionage Act, Obstruction Of Justice

Aug 12, 2022
But as @charlie_savage points out. NONE of the 3 crimes cited in the warrant turn on whether the information is classified. — ZeroHedge

CDC Admits It Gave False Information About COVID-19 Vaccine Surveillance

Aug 12, 2022
That statement was false. Clinical trials of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines detected neither myocarditis nor pericarditis, two types of heart inflammation. But by April 2021, the U.S. military was raising the alarm about post-vaccination heart inflammation, and by June 2021, the CDC was publicly acknowledging a link. The CDC previously corrected the false statement but did not say whether its teams had ever analyzed VAERS reports. “In reference to myocarditis abstraction from VAERS reports—this process began in May 2021 and continues to this date,” the CDC spokeswoman said in an email. The CDC has still not released the results of analyses. — The Epoch Times

Grocery Inflation Hits Highest Level in 43 Years Despite Biden’s ‘Zero’ Inflation Messaging

Aug 12, 2022
While the annual pace of inflation in the United States eased slightly in July, a deeper dive into the numbers reveals that some of the categories that hit everyday Americans especially hard in the pocketbook have soared, with the price of groceries jumping to the highest level since 1979. — The Epoch Times

WOW!!! CDC Completely Reverses Course. IT’S OVER!

Aug 12, 2022
No symptoms? No problem. Vaccinated or unvaccinated? Same guidance. Exposed? No need to even quarantine. Students exposed? They can stay in class — Peak Prosperity

"Be Willing To Use Deadly Force": IRS Sparks Uproar Over Job Posting

Aug 12, 2022
"Major duties" of the job include "Carry a firearm and be willing to use deadly force, if necessary," and "Be willing and able to participate in arrests, execution of search warrants, and other dangerous assignments." — ZeroHedge

FBI Had Mole Inside Mar-A-Lago: Report

Aug 11, 2022
According to Newsweek, the FBI had a 'confidential human source' (a mole) inside Mar-a-Lago, who was "able to identify what classified documents former President Trump was still hiding and even the location of those documents." — ZeroHedge

Florida Man With Concealed Firearm Kills Gunman Who Threatened To "Shoot Up The Crowd"

Aug 11, 2022
West Palm Beach Police said the man refused to drop the weapon after yelling out mass shooting threats, and that was when a 32-year-old man with a concealed weapon license fired his pistol, hitting the armed suspect. The law-abiding citizen immediately called 911 late Sunday night after he shot the crazed gunman. Detectives said the 22-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. Instances such as this where a good guy with a gun neutralizes an armed person threatening to kill others tend to be ignored by liberal mainstream media because it goes against the left's narrative of more gun control. — ZeroHedge

Playbook of the Democrat Party — Cloward and Piven

Aug 11, 2022
Cloward and Piven is the Playbook of the Democrat Party. It is the second part of this two-pronged approach: When you don’t have logic or reason on your side, use power. If you don’t have enough power, flood the system to acquire more. Flooding the system was the Cloward and Piven strategy to bring down this country. Create real or phony problems that “require” government actions that begin the process of shifting freedoms from individuals to the State. — Economic Noise

Florida Board of Medicine Moves to Ban Transgender Treatments for Minors

Aug 11, 2022
A pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Quentin Van Meter served as an expert for the state and warned the board that a growing number of children are seeking these treatments of gender reassignment. “This is a giant experiment on United States children,” Van Meter warned the board. Speaking to the board, Van Meter said that Sweden, Finland, and the United Kingdom have “halted treatment” for transgender youths. “They found that there was far more harm than any benefit in allowing these children to receive any kind of medical intervention,” — The Epoch Times

Senators Introduce Bill to Stop Chinese Communist Party From Buying US Farmland

Aug 11, 2022
Two Senate Republicans have introduced a proposal to stop the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) from purchasing farmland in the United States, arguing that the communist regime’s acquisitions on American soil pose a threat to national security. — The Epoch Times

Ring Cameras Amassing Info On Users...And Their Neighbors

Aug 11, 2022
Ring, the company behind the top-selling brand, maintains a vast database on its users and their cameras. Ring is an Amazon subsidiary, thanks to the tech giant's 2018 purchase of the company for over $1 billion. Ring says it doesn't sell its customers data, but sometimes it gives it away for free -- to the police. In the first half of 2022 alone, Ring fielded more than 3,500 requests from law enforcement agencies. Ring keeps plenty of info that you'd expect them to have. According to Wired magazine: Ring gets your name, phone number, email and postal address, and any other information you provide to it—such as payment information or your social media handles — ZeroHedge

Inflation Reduction Act Will Increase Middle Class, Small-Business Taxes: Tax Law Expert

Aug 11, 2022
While Democrats insist that the Inflation Reduction Act won’t boost taxes on people making less than $400,000 a year, collateral effects from the legislation will cause workers and small businesses alike to pay more, according to Preston Brashers, a senior tax policy analyst at the right-leaning Heritage Foundation. — The Epoch Times

Two-Dozen GOP Lawmakers May Force Capitol Police To Release Unseen J6 Footage

Aug 11, 2022
As the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol continues its effort to prove allegations of insurrection against former President Donald Trump and his supporters, Capitol Police and House Democrats continue to block all efforts to force the release of all surveillance video footage and emails, which could possibly exonerate those being accused of wrongdoing. Now, Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-Texas) is citing a United States Code that could legally force the release of that evidence. — The Epoch Times

Dr. Malone: mRNA Vaccines’ Correlation With a Rise in All-Cause Mortality

Aug 9, 2022
In part two of this interview with Dr. Robert Malone, he describes a recent study conducted in the Netherlands that shows a pattern of increased all-cause mortality deaths one week after an increased push in vaccination rates. He links this study to the refusal of American medicine to consider all-cause mortality rates despite the insurance industry revealing an increase of 40 percent in the population aged 18–64 in the second half of 2021. — The Epoch Times

Judge Bruce Reinhart Who Signed Warrant to Raid Trump’s Home at Mar-a-Lago Previously Worked for Jeffrey Epstein

Aug 9, 2022
Reinhart was elevated to magistrate judge in 2018 after 10 years in private practice. Months after his appointment, the Miami Herald reported that he had represented several of Epstein’s employees in connection with the sex trafficking investigation against the financier. — The Gateway Pundit

DeSantis Slams 'Weaponized Federal Agencies' For Raid On Trump's Mar-A-Lago

Aug 9, 2022
"The raid of MAL is another escalation in the weaponization of federal agencies against the Regime’s political opponents, while people like Hunter Biden get treated with kid gloves," said DeSantis. "Now the Regime is getting another 87k IRS agents to wield against its adversaries? Banana Republic." — ZeroHedge

"The FBI Is Corrupt": Mark Levin Goes Nuclear Over Trump Raid, Slams 'Silent' GOP Leadership

Aug 9, 2022
"This was well orchestrated, so this has been going on for weeks," Levin told host Sean Hannity. "Now, you keep asking your guests, what’s the justification? There is no justification. What’s he going to say tomorrow, the attorney general? Here’s my guess: ‘We’ve been negotiating with Trump and his lawyers since February when we found out they had this information...." — ZeroHedge

The FBI has Raided President Trump's Home

Aug 9, 2022
The politics of the search can’t be ignored. If the New York Times is to be believed, Trump’s purported crime - the delay of returning materials that may be classified - could have been resolved in another manner that didn’t involve raiding his home and breaking open a personal safe. No doubt the search is an escalation by a desperate Regime confronted by their own failures at home and abroad. What about the relation of the search to January 6? I’ve gone back and forth as I’ve written this, but it’s certainly possible they were also after documents related to January 6. There are no guarantees, considering the politicization of Biden’s DOJ, which has thus far protected friends in politics, the killer of Ashley Babbitt, supporters in academia, and the President Biden’s own corrupt son. — Techno Fog via Substack

'Enough’: House GOP Pledges Investigation of DOJ With November Win After FBI Raids Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

Aug 9, 2022
“I’ve seen enough,” House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) in a statement late Monday. “The Department of Justice has reached an intolerable state of weaponized politicization.” “When Republicans take back the House, we will conduct immediate oversight of this department, follow the facts, and leave no stone unturned,” McCarthy added. — The Epoch Times

Donald Trump Announces Mar-A-Lago "Raided, Under Siege, And Occupied" By The FBI

Aug 9, 2022
Statement by Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United States of America These are dark times for our Nation, as my beautiful home, Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, is currently under siege, raided, and occupied by a large group of FBI agents. Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before. After working and cooperating with the relevant Government agencies, this unannounced raid on my home was not necessary or appropriate. It is prosecutorial misconduct, the weaponization of the Justice System, and an attack by Radical Left Democrats who desperately don't want me to run for President in 2024, especially based on recent polls, and who will likewise do anything to stop Republicans and Conservatives in the upcoming Midterm Elections. Such an assault could only take place in broken, Third-World Countries. — ZeroHedge

China Extends Taiwan Drills Past Sunday Deadline, Says Training Under "Real War Conditions"

Aug 9, 2022
In announcing its military on a high state of alert and confirming it sent additional ships through the strait, Taiwan's defense ministry again said China is "simulating attacks on the island of Taiwan and our ships at sea." — ZeroHedge

Dems Poised To Make IRS Larger Than Pentagon, State Department, FBI, and Border Patrol Combined

Aug 9, 2022
Manchin-backed Inflation Reduction Act would more than double agency's size — Washington Free Beacon

The Big Green Lie Almost Everyone Claims to Believe

Aug 9, 2022
The Big Green Lie—that carbon dioxide is a pollutant—is so pervasive that even those considered skeptics—including right-wing NGOs and pundits—generally adhere to the orthodoxy, differing not in their stated belief that CO2 is a pollutant but only in how calamitous a pollutant it is. — The Epoch Times

Senate Passes $740 Billion Tax, Climate Package -- Will Go To House Next

Aug 9, 2022
The estimated $740 billion "Inflation Reduction Act" - far less ambitious than their original $3.5 trillion vision - next heads to the House, where its passage is a foregone conclusion. According to Axios, a vote could come as early as Friday before it heads to President Biden's desk. The package includes provisions to address climate change, pharmaceutical costs, and a supercharged IRS. — ZeroHedge

Taiwan Says China's Drills Are Simulating A Full Attack On The Island

Aug 6, 2022
On Saturday Taiwan's defense ministry said it observed Chinese planes and ships conducting attack simulation exercises while operating in the Taiwan Strait. "Multiple batches of Chinese communist planes and ships conducting activities around the Taiwan strait, some of which crossed the median line," it said in a statement. Image: AFP via Getty - Chinese military helicopters fly past Pingtan island, one of mainland China's closest point from Taiwan, in Fujian province. Days ago Chinese state media said the median line - which forms an unofficial border, the other side of which includes Taiwan-claimed waters - has ceased to exist. Government mouthpiece Global Times had also cast the drills as rehearsal for a "reunification operation". For example on Wednesday, just a day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taipei, GT wrote "the PLA is completely blockading the island demonstrating the Chinese mainland's absolute control over the Taiwan question." — ZeroHedge

China's War-Drills Disrupt Container Ship Traffic To Taiwan's Top Ports

Aug 6, 2022
Container ships and other vessels are dropping anchor at sea to avoid China's military exercises around the self-ruled island. This is happening outside the Kaohsiung port in the south of Taiwan, explained Jayendu Krishna, deputy head of consultancy Drewry Maritime Advisors. — ZeroHedge

China Sanctions Pelosi, Halts US Talks Including Military Ties, As Jets Breach Taiwan Median Line

Aug 6, 2022
This comes in addition to unveiling undefined sanctions against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over the "egregious provocation" of her overnight trip to Taiwan earlier in the week, which saw China immediately respond with ongoing live fire drills which have surrounded the self-ruled island, as well as ballistic missile firings in the vicinity. — ZeroHedge

White House Orders US Carrier Strike Group To Stay Near Taiwan Longer Than Planned, Says China 'Overreacting'

Aug 6, 2022
"The provocateur here is Beijing. They didn’t have to react this way to what is completely normal travel by congressional members to Taiwan...The Chinese are the ones who are escalating this," Kirby added. He warned further, "One of the things that’s troublesome about exercises like this or missile launches like this is the risk of calculation, the risk of a mistake that could actually lead to some sort of conflict," he said. — ZeroHedge

Indiana Enacts Near Total Abortion Ban

Aug 6, 2022
Following on the heels of a ban in Georgia, Indiana is the latest state to end abortion after the Supreme Court ruled that the practice is not a constitutional right and that laws regarding abortion must be decided by the states. Media pundits were quick to attack the decision while applauding Kansas for its blocking of similar restrictions. — ZeroHedge

Ammunition distributor noticing a lot of “missing” packages from UPS

Aug 6, 2022
a large number of firearm related companies have been having their accounts canceled by UPS. Not only that, Lee noted that UPS is allegedly destroying packages that are in transit. Friend and Second Amendment luminary, Patrick Collins, from The Gun Food, reported to me that many packages he’s shipped out via UPS have been turning up missing. — Bearing Arms

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