Report: More Than 50,000 Italian Restaurants Defy Lockdown

Over the weekend, more than 50,000 restaurants in Italy defied the country’s lockdown measures due to CONvid.  The owners were displaying a massive act of civil disobedience that is sure to encourage others to do the same.

According to Off Guardian:

Today – Friday 15th January – over 50,000 restaurants are planning to open, an act of mass civil disobedience against “anti-Covid” lockdown measures which have massively hurt the restaurant business, especially small family-owned businesses.

Spreading through social media under the hashtag #IoOpro (“I am opening”), the movement is largest country-wide act of civil disobedience since lockdowns began.

Italain opposition MP Vittorio Sgarbi has backed the movement, saying in an interview:

Open up, & don’t worry, in the end we will make them eat their fines”.

Italy’s government is already facing internal conflict and crisis, an early election is a possibility.

The “I am Open” protest is spreading across Europe as well, with variants already taking hold in German-speaking Switzerland (#Wirmachenauf) and Poland (#OtwieraMY).

It’s good to be reminded that, no matter how much it looks like the new normal is spreading unopposed, it’s not. People all over the world are resisting where they can. That’s what “Covid Positive” is all about.

To follow the progress of this movement we recommended following Robin Monotti and the It’s Time to Rise accounts on twitter and other platforms.

That’s not all.

On January 12, 2021, a similar movement began in Mexico.

Amen!  This is what I said needed to occur nearly a year ago.  Businesses and the people band together and reopen and go and live their lives in defiance of the tyrants, and then look to remove them from office and charge them with crimes to bring justice against them.

The post “I Am Open”: More Than 50,000 Italian Restaurants Defy Lockdown Measures (Video) appeared first on The Washington Standard.

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PBS Attorney Who Said Gov’t Must Seize Kids From GOP Parents Quits. Nailed in Sting Video by Project Veritas

The unhinged house attorney at PBS who said the government must seize the children of Republicans if Joe Biden became president “no longer works” for the taxpayer-subsidized network.

In yet another undercover sting operation, Project Veritas caught Michael Beller unaware. And like the outright communist staffers of failed socialist candidate Bernie Sanders, he spilled the beans. He disclosed exactly what the leftist ruling-class elites who run the federal bureaucracy and its myriad agencies and subsidiaries such as PBS think about Americans.

They think they’re stupid. They hate them. They think Americans can’t run their own lives. They want them to die.

Despite thinking that, the leftists at PBS can’t have employees saying such things.

And so Beller is no longer living on the taxpayers’ dime.

Seize the Children

Beller told the undercover PV reporter that President Trump “is close to Hitler,” which means Trump supporters must be “close to Hitler” as well.

If Trump had defeated Biden, Beller said he would “go to the White House and throw Molotov cocktails.” But Biden “won,” so Beller explained what he would to Republican voters and their children.

Trump voters will “be raising a generation of intolerant, horrible people — horrible kids.” The elites — such as Beller — cannot allow that, and so the government must seize the children of Trump voters to “re-educate” them.

“We go for all the Republican voters and Homeland Security will take their children away…. We’ll put them into the re-education camps,” he told the PV reporter. “Enlightenment camps. They’re nice, they have Sesame Street characters in the classrooms, and they watch PBS all day.”

Unlike Me, Americans Are Stupid

Beller told the PV reporter that living in the nation’s capital — with the rest of the country’s ruling class elites — means he is a cut above other Americans, including stupid Trump voters:

Americans are so f***ing dumb. You know, most people are dumb. It’s good to live in a place where people are educated and know stuff. Could you imagine if you lived in one of these other towns or cities where everybody’s just stupid?

Thus, Beller is happy about the Chinese Virus. A result of the economic globalization and open borders that leftists such as Beller support, the virus is supposedly rampaging through Red States. All the better to cull the herd of stupid Trump voters.

“What’s great is that COVID is spiking in all the red states right now. So that’s great,” he told the PV reporter.

And why is that, the reporter asked.

“Because either those people won’t come out to vote for Trump — you know the red states — or a lot of them are sick and dying,” Beller explained.

Beller “Resigns”

Shortly after the video went viral, Beller quit.

“PBS response to Project Veritas: ‘This employee no longer works for PBS. As a mid-level staff attorney, he did not speak on behalf of our organization, nor did he make any editorial decisions,” the taxpayer-subsidized network tweeted:

There is no place for hateful rhetoric at PBS, and this individual’s views in no way reflect our values or opinions.

We strongly condemn violence and will continue to do what we have done for 50 years — use our national platform and local presence to strengthen communities and bring people together.

The headmistress of PBS, Paula Kerger, claimed Beller lost his job because he was “targeted” by a “far-right group that is known for producing deceptive videos.”

Was Beller a “mid-level staff attorney?” Maybe. In a story that claimed Beller “resigned” — meaning resign or be fired — the Associated Press called him a “a contracts lawyer in PBS’ general counsel office.”

Reported AP:

The lawyer did not speak on behalf of PBS or make any editorial decisions, PBS spokesman Jeremy Gaines said.

“There is no place for hateful rhetoric at PBS, and this individual’s views in no way reflect our values or opinions,” he said.

Source: TheNewAmerican

GOP Pennsylvania House Member Mike Reese Dies

Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus chairman Mike Reese suddenly died from “an apparent brain aneurysm”… the second day in a row, leading up to the electoral college vote count on January 6th, that a republican politician died unexpectedly.

A state lawmaker who was elected to serve as the Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus chairman in the 2020-21 session has died, the House GOP leader said Saturday.

Rep. Mike Reese, R-Westmoreland/Somerset, “died peacefully with his family by his side Saturday afternoon at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg following an apparent brain aneurysm,” Rep. Kerry Benninghoff, the Majority Leader, said in a statement also posted on Reese’s official House website and his Facebook page.

Reese said Dec. 7 he had recently learned that he had tested positive for COVID-19 and had been quarantining for the previous week after learning of his exposure to the virus.

Reese was 42.

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Reese was only 42 years old, and he was one of the most important members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.  Needless to say, a lot of pressure was being put on him from both sides because of the hotly contested election results in his state.

Woman Arrested for Sharing Video of ‘Empty’ Hospital in England

Police in England have arrested a woman in connection with a video of an allegedly “empty” hospital in Gloucestershire that was posted on social media.

Gloucestershire Constabulary police officers arrested the woman on Tuesday, on suspicion of a supposed “public order offence“.

The 46-year-old woman has been bailed until January on the condition that she does not enter any NHS facility except for a health emergency or appointment, according to the local news outlet Gloucestershire  Live.

In the video posted on social media, the woman is heard saying: “Where’s the second wave? Where’re all the people dying from the second wave?” as she wanders through the largely deserted corridors of the hospital.

“We’ve just been locked down in Gloucestershire into Tier 3, for this? For an empty hospital, look at it, this is a disgrace,” the unnamed woman went on.

“To be honest I didn’t expect it to be this quiet,” the woman said, adding: “I expected a few more people to be around.”

“This is a disgrace. It is so dead. All the people in our country desperately waiting for treatment, cancer treatment heart disease, honestly this is making me so angry,” she concluded.

It is said to have been shared around 80,000 times on Facebook before being taken down, although sympathisers have uploaded fragments of the video to other platforms, such as Twitter.

In a statement, the Gloucestershire Police said: “Following a number of reports in relation to a video filmed by a member of the public at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital and posted online, officers arrested a 46-year-old woman yesterday (Tuesday 29 December) on suspicion of a public order offence.”

“The woman has been bailed to return to police on 21 January, with conditions that she cannot enter any NHS premises or the grounds of any such premises, unless in the case of an emergency or to attend a pre-arranged NHS appointment,” the police force added.

The woman claims a “thug of an officer” tried to “drag me off” wearing only a nightgown and “twisted my hands behind my back in handcuffs”, although she was eventually allowed to get dressed. She added that she was held in a police cell until 11:30 p.m. before being released.

In response to the arrest, London mayoral candidate David Kurten said: “A woman was arrested for filming this video of an empty hospital. This is not a crime. It is tyrannical to use the police to intimidate and harass whistleblowers.”

Follow Kurt Zindulka on Twitter here: @KurtZindulka

Source: Breitbart