Random Quotations – January 12th, 2020

Seven items in total…

“You know, I’ve got top-secret clearance with a ton of special-project clearances. So, it’s not like I wasn’t cleared to know. But, as I’m sure you’ve found in your research, to have clearance to know something, you have to have both the clearance that it’s elevated to and you have to have the ‘need to know’ it. And, clearly, whatever it was, if it was a government project, I did not need to know.” – USAF pilot Chad Underwood, quoted by James McLeod in “U.S. navy pilot who witnessed something strange over Pacific in 2004 breaks silence” – National Post, December 20th, 2019. You can read this item here.

“The decision to pair Epstein with a homicidal bodybuilder is suspicious.” – John Dietrich, “More confusing information about the Epstein ‘suicide’…” – American Thinker, January 12, 2020.

“The Middle East is a target-rich environment for those who have the proxies, the weapons and the inclination to create mayhem. This is a war that Iran is prepared to fight and this is a war that Iran can win.” – Mike Whitney, “Did Pompeo dupe Trump into the Soleimani hit?” – Unz Review, January 10th, 2020.

“The evidence shows that Mr. Swamp’s criminal record was not for smuggling and almost every family who resides on Cornwall Island has a family member with a criminal record. Thus, the fact that Mr. Swamp kept company with individuals who had a criminal record is not surprising and is not … reasonable grounds to suspect.” – Ontario Superior Court Justice Nathalie Champagne, “CBSA wrong to search Indigenous man’s vehicle, Ontario court says in upholding acquittal” – Toronto Sun, December 16th, 2019.

“Many have noted that Iran’s honorable decision to take responsibility for the catastrophe is in sharp contrast with Washington’s response in 1988 when the U.S. Navy shot down Iran Air Flight 655 scheduled from Tehran to Dubai over the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf, killing all 290 occupants, after failing to cover it up. Just a month later, Vice President George H.W. Bush would notoriously state he would ‘never apologize for the United States of America. Ever. I don’t care what the facts are’.” – Max Parry, “Iran’s accidental downing of a Ukrainian plane is already being used to smear MH-17 skeptics” – Unz Review, January 11th, 2019.

“Almog Peretz, a worshipper who was hit in the leg with shrapnel during the Poway shooting, is suing his synagogue for misusing a six-figure federal grant intended for security… In Almog Peretz v. San Diego Guns, Chabad of California, Chabad of Poway, et al, it is revealed that in 2014 the Chabad of California had committed fraud with the funds allocated to it by the Department of Homeland Security’s Nonprofit Security Grant program. They received $272,495 in taxpayer dollars to install security cameras at Jewish centers and houses of worship but instead used the money for leisure and utility bills.” – Chris Rossetti, “Misused federal ‘security’ grant” – National Vanguard, January 1st, 2020.

“Most of the ‘cities’ that China is building are known as ‘special economic zones’. These ‘special economic zones’ are essentially enormous self-sustaining Chinese cities that have been dropped right into some of the most strategic parts of Africa. For example, one of the biggest has been built right next to Lagos, Nigeria… In these ‘special economic zones’, you will find Chinese factories staffed with Chinese managers that are supervising Chinese workers that are using Chinese equipment to make their products.” – Michael Snyder, “The takeover: China is building enormous self-sustaining Chinese cities all over the African continent” – End Of The American Dream, December 30th, 2019.