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originally posted by: nerbot
originally posted by: Caled
I stumbled across this through the most unlikely of ways.
"My cousin at the pentagon just sent me this, martial law is coming yall"
I think his cousin is probably working at McDonalds if he takes shots of greenery instead of military vehicles.
I think they need a gardener with a strimmer first.
While President Biden signed an executive order last fall to declassify 9/11 evidence, the families of some 9/11 victims say they had to go through the British courts to get records and videos seized two decades ago from an alleged Saudi government operative that have never been public until now.
"Why did it take 20 years for this information to see the light of day?" Brett Eagleson told CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge.
Though a newly declassified and heavily redacted FBI memo from 2017 stated, "In the late 1990s and up to September 11, 2001, Omar al-Bayoumi was paid a monthly stipend as a cooptee of the Saudi General Intelligence Presidency (GIP) via then Ambassador Prince Bandar bin Sultan…."
The memo continued, "Allegations of al-Bayoumi's involvement with Saudi Intelligence were not confirmed at the time of the 9/11 Commission Report. The above information confirms these allegations."
Brett Eagleson, whose father, Bruce, died in the attack on the World Trade Center, said that though victims’ families support the distribution of a large portion of the funds to the Afghan people, the remaining funds should be distributed fairly among the families.
“Anything short of equitable treatment for and among the 9/11 families as it relates to these frozen assets is outrageous and will be seen as a betrayal” by the government, Eagleson said in a statement.
The Justice Department had signaled months ago that the administration was poised to intervene in a federal lawsuit filed by 9/11 victims and families in New York City. The deadline for that filing had been pushed back until Friday.
AP News (Feb 12, 2022)
originally posted by: XtheMadnessNow
originally posted by: crankyoldman
a reply to: XtheMadnessNow
It just seems weird, like 10's of trillions spent the last 100 years on nothing tangible at all.
Anyone want a Class Action Lawsuit over failed promises?
That is something that has puzzled me for years. How about just the last 40 years and on 9/10/2001 when Rumsfeld said we lost $2.3 trillion or rather unaccounted for let alone the past 20 years. If that much $$$ had been spent on the surface of the planet I would certainly think we would have seen it. So, building a death star up in space or all went underground (literally), off-world civilization or some such simpler explanation??? Secret finance network? It only existed in digital bits? IDK.
originally posted by: RelSciHistItSufi
Interesting catch by Classified Q on telegram, Apr 27 21:17:03
The time stamp difference between the tweet Elon made about Truth Social, and the tweet about how it should be called “Trumpet” is 17 mins.
Conversely, the first tweet Elon made after he acquired Twitter is 17 words long.
It always comes out to 17…Looks to me like the Elon is under the thumb!
How many coincidences until it’s mathematically impossible???
Russian forces reportedly came close to capturing Zelenskiy during first hours of invasion
Interview with Time magazine reveals that Russian troops made two attempts to storm the presidential compound while Zelenskiy and his family were inside
originally posted by: interupt42
originally posted by: Justoneman
originally posted by: FlyingFox
That has to mean there is light at the end of this tunnel. At least in PA.
Take one down. Pass it around. 82 bottles of hopium beer on the wall!
hopium is right that will translate to 1Trillion totaly legit democrat votes.
John Podesta and Robby Mook have entered declarations in the Sussmann case's court docket.
originally posted by: queenofswords
There are 765 days between the day Trump was banned from Twitter and the day he signed on to Truth Social.
Since I am with the faction that thinks "Watch the water" could refer to the flow of information among possible multiple meanings, I looked up Drop #765, and it says three little words: Watch the water.
I think Truth Social is going to turn the spigots wide open and just let the information flow...but, be careful who you follow.
Zcash Unveils Edward Snowden as Final Member of Privacy Coin’s Setup Process
Privacy coin Zcash (ZEC) has revealed that Edward Snowden, the US National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower, is John Dobbertin, the final pseudonymous participant in the coin’s trusted setup process.
The announcement was released by Zcash Media, a division of film production house 37 Laines, in an interview with Snowden which was included in The End of Zcash's Trusted Setup: Who is John Dobbertin? video.
“When we started Zcash in 2016, a trusted setup process was the only scientific option for preventing counterfeiting, while still using strong encryption to ensure privacy,” Zooko Wilcox, CEO at Electric Coin Company, the entity behind Zcash, said in a statement.
“I recruited people who I knew could be trusted to act with integrity, and for that purpose, I reached out to Edward Snowden to be one of the six members of the original Ceremony,” he said. The team can finally “let go of the last secret from the original Ceremony, the identity of John Dobbertin.”
Snowden confirms his role in the process, saying in the video the “reason that I did that was I saw it being worked on by a number of trusted academic cryptographers, and I thought it was a very interesting project”.
NSA re-awards $10B cloud computing contract to AWS
Code-named WildandStormy, the contract was initially awarded to AWS in August. Because the deal concerns national security, the full details are not known but it’s believed to be part of the NSA’s attempt to modernize its primary classified data repository. The repository itself is thought to be a data fusion environment into which the agency aggregates much of the intelligence information it collects.
The stumbling block to AWS being awarded the contract came in October when the Government Accountability Office called on the NSA to reevaluate the proposals submitted by AWS and Microsoft Corp. after Microsoft challenged the awarding of the contract to AWS. The GAO said at the time that it “found certain aspects of the agency’s evaluation to be unreasonable and, in light thereof, recommended that NSA reevaluate the proposals consistent with the decision and make a new source selection determination.”
In December, it was revealed that the GAO had ruled that the NSA improperly assessed technical proposals from Microsoft “in a way that was inconsistent with the terms of the solicitation.” The GAO also recommended that the NSA reevaluate the proposal and potentially make a new source selection.
The NSA did reevaluate the proposals and decided to re-award the contract to AWS anyway.
JWCC replaced an earlier DOD cloud procurement initiative known as the JEDI, or Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure. JEDI would have been worth up to $10 billion over 10 years. It was scrapped this past July in favor of the current JWCC program.
DOD invites Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Oracle to bid for JWCC cloud program