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November 29, 2023

Prosecutors charge Indian man in attempted murder-for-hire plot against Sikh activist on US soil

Source: CNN


US federal prosecutors have charged an Indian national in an alleged murder-for-hire plot to try to assassinate a Sikh political activist in New York City, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday.

Authorities say Nikhil Gupta, 52, paid an undercover officer he believed to be a hitman $100,000 to target the victim, a US citizen who is unnamed in the indictment but described as an attorney and vocal critic of the Indian government.

US officials familiar with the case told CNN the victim is Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, who runs a New York-based outfit called “Sikhs for Justice,” which has held referendums for a separate Khalistan state. The organization is considered unlawful in India, where its website is not accessible.

Gupta has been charged with murder-for-hire and conspiracy to commit murder-for-hire. He was arrested in June of this year in the Czech Republic and held pursuant to a bilateral extradition treaty, authorities said.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2023/11/29/politics/us-prosecutors-charge-indian-man-with-attempted-murder-for-hire-plot-against-sikh-activist-on-us-soil/index.html

November 29, 2023

Frybread Face and Me (on Netflix) Sweet coming of age movie

Written and directed by Billy Luther.
A 12 yo Navajo boy who lives in San Diego is sent to Arizona to spend the summer with his grandmother, uncle and cousin (Frybread Face) on an Indian reservation.


November 25, 2023

Musk to visit Israel next week, tour Gaza border towns - report (What could go wrong?)

Tech mogul, who held a live conversation with Netanyahu in California weeks before war broke out, set to arrive as he battles allegations of antisemitism

Musk plans to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Isaac Herzog, and tour Gaza border communities ravaged by the Hamas terror group’s devastating onslaught, Channel 12 reported.

Musk and Netanyahu held a live discussion in September at the Tesla factory in Fremont, California, that touched on a range of issues including antisemitism on social media and its implications for freedom of speech, the Iranian threat, the consequences of artificial intelligence, and his coalition’s controversial judicial overhaul legislation.

The reported visit comes as Musk faces accusations of tolerating antisemitic messaging on the platform, with the content on X coming under increased scrutiny amid the war between Israel and Hamas, which began on October 7 when the terror group carried out a devastating attack that killed over 1,200 people, most of them civilians.

Amid the controversy, Musk announced Tuesday that X would be “donating all revenue from advertising & subscriptions associated with the war in Gaza to hospitals in Israel,” and to a humanitarian organization operating in Gaza.


November 20, 2023

Study: The most cockroach-infested city in the U.S. is in Texas. Home of LetMyPeopleVote. San Antonio is #2.

Here are the most roach-infested cities, per the study:

Houston, TX home of DU member Let My People Vote
San Antonio, TX home of LeftinTX
Tampa, FL
Phoenix, AZ
Las Vegas, NV
Miami, FL
Atlanta, GA
Birmingham, AL
Dallas, TX
Oklahoma City, OK

Everything is bigger in Texas — and that includes the bugs. The most common roaches in South Texas are the American cockroach, a big, brown, flying pest, and the German cockroach, a smaller critter that often dwells in kitchens, pantries and sinks.

So, you’re not losing your mind if you think you keep having to take off your chanclas to kill roaches all the time. San Antonio is crawling with them. And now there’s proof. I’ll do my part to try to get as many out of the mean streets of the Alamo City as I can. But if they fly, you’ve lost me.



While we watch horrific videos of Gaza, please think of DU members Let My People Vote and LeftinTexas. Thank you. Your prayers mean everything.

Although we read horrific stories out of the state of Florida every day. We've got your beat. Prayer for us.

November 11, 2023

Israel demands clarification from global media over photographers during Hamas assault - accuses AP, CNN, NYT, Reuters

AP, Reuters, NY Times deny any prior knowledge, say their job is to cover news; CNN suspends ties with freelancer; Israel warns those present could be held accountable for crimes


Israel on Thursday demanded that international media outlets explain the circumstances under which photographers in their pay were present at the scene of the surprise October 7 assault by the Hamas terror group on southern Israel, and warned they could be held complicit in the crimes.

The move came after the pro-Israel watchdog group Honest Reporting published a report Wednesday showing that photographers used by The Associated Press, Reuters, The New York Times, and CNN provided images taken as the attack was ongoing from the border area and including from inside Israel — intimating they may have had advance knowledge of the assault.

The report also raised questions about the relationship between some of the photographers and the Hamas terror group that rules Gaza.

AP, Reuters and The New York Times all denied having any prior knowledge of the attack and reiterated that their role is to cover breaking news events. AP and CNN said Thursday that they would no longer work with Hassan Eslaiah, one of the photographers named.


These free lance photographers are no different than storm-chasers or backyard bad weather pics. No one vets the source. (Although our local newscast showed a huge tornado when there was a small one in the area. Someone punked the TV station..LOL) And now Sen Cotton wants to investigate the New York Times. This is BS.

November 5, 2023

Military rabbi to soldiers: This is our land - including Gaza and Lebanon

Military rabbi to soldiers: This is our land – including Gaza and Lebanon
The rabbi of the Israeli army's Nahal Brigade training base, Amichai Friedman, told soldiers that the Israeli public understands that "This is our country. All of it. Including Gaza, including Lebanon, the entire Promised Land."

Friedman said "we will be back," adding that, apart from the more than 1,300 deaths caused by Hamas' assault on southern Israel, the last month was "the happiest of my life."

In the eyes of Christians, this damn month is the best month they ever had. This is the opportunity to return to Gaza and Lebanon (!) . Don't believe? Listen to the speaker in the video. morbid messianic ecstasy. And if we don't take the wheel out of their hands, we will all pay the price.



This is a good way to piss off a bunch of Christians!

November 5, 2023

Anyone see the mockumentary Death of a President (2006)?

President Bush is assassinated. I couldn't stop laughing. I really got a kick out of his funeral (It was actually footage from Reagan's funeral) There is a future unknown congressman, Will Hurd in the crowd. Of course, Cheney is the new president.

Free on Tubi Tv and You Tube

October 20, 2023

Seven attacks on US Forces in Iraq and Syria within the last 48 hours. Missiles intercepted off Yemen.

There have now been at least 7 Attacks on U.S. Forces in Iraq and Syria within the last 48 Hours not including the Interception of several Missiles and Drones launched from the Houthis in Yemen by a U.S. Navy Destroyer.


During the Rocket Attack tonight on U.S. Forces at the Victory Base Complex and Baghdad International Airport in Central Iraq, 1 Rocket was Shot Down by the Base’s Close-In Weapons Systems while another Impacted a Facility used by U.S. Personnel; Thankfully the Damage to the Base is only Minimal and No Injures occurred.


Footage claimed to be from tonight showing the Close-In Weapons System (C-RAM) at the Victory Base Complex in Western Baghdad, Iraq attempting to Shoot Down at least 2 Incoming Rockets which were Targeting U.S. Troops, with 1 Rocket being Successful Downed


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Always a Democrat. I can't understand conservatives. I try to understand them, but I can't. They don't make sense. Our country has gone so far right since 1981. I was just an average American who took many Democratic values for granted when Reagan was elected. It was like the rug was pulled out from under our society. Reagan ruined our country.

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