Quote of @thorstenbenner
Germany 🇩🇪 sold Europe to Russia with their reliance on Russia for gas and NOW they have decided to run their 5G infrastructure on China’s Huawei. Germany’s leadership continues to make the worst possible decisions for their own national security. #Germany #China #Russia 1/2
By the end of this year, according to estimates 59% of 5G RAN in Germany (and 100% in Berlin) will be provided by Huawei.

This is an abysmal failure to protect critical infrastructure, going against key intentions of law Bundestag passed against Merkel’s Huawei open door policy.
Quote of @hillary__vaughn
Apple’s disgraceful Tim Cook. Hillary Vaughn: ‘Hi Mr Cook. Do you support the Chinese people’s right to protest?’ @tim_cook : Silence - Vaughn: ‘Do you have any reaction to the factory workers that were beaten and detained for protesting lockdowns?’ Tim Cook: Silence 1/4
🚨WATCH: Apple CEO Tim Cook ignores our questions on China as zero-COVID lockdown protests rage in the country. Full video 👇🏻
Quote of @TomFitton
Pretending to be ESG conscious whilst being willfully ignorant of the genocide and crimes against humanity in China should cost firms like BlackRock and others dearly. Bravo to Florida for taking a stand. #ESG #genocide #crimesagainsthumanity @BlackRock @blackstone #China
Quote of @bpcostello
It’s obvious that Tik Tok is a clear and present danger to the security of the United States. It’s time to ban it’s use. Nanpeng Shen’s constant communication with the CCP should also be carefully investigated by US authorities. @bpcostello #TikTok #NationalSecurity
ByteDance (TikTok) board member, Sequoia’s Nanpeng “Neil” Shen, with new CCP #2, Premier Li Qiang back in 2019. TikTok Board member, investor Shen is advisor to CCP leadership (politburo). @BrendanCarrFCC @RepJamesComer @TheDragonFeeder @Jkylebass @MariaBartiromo @LeeSmithDC
As we are about to begin the World Cup match , Iran 🇮🇷 kills flight attendant that refused to wear her hijab. It’s time the good people of Iran overthrow the power structure. Go Team USA 🇺🇸. #WorldCup #Iran #USA
US inventories of gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel are at dangerously low levels. Wind farms and solar panels aren’t going to help us out of this mess. Biden just green-lighted importing additional production from Venezuela (Amnesty International comments below). #OOTT #NoPlan
Quote of @gaodawei
Here comes the Tiananmen crush. Name one time Xi has ever altered course due to pressure. We all know what’s coming as Xi Jinping thought is really just Mao thought. #ChinaProtests #China #TiananmenSquareMassacre
Quote of @whyyoutouzhele
Riot control police vehicles moved into Shanghai.
上海 补充视频
Quote of @DrLiMengYAN1
Further evidence Xi is panicking due to the protests. Lao Baixing can no longer purchase BLANK pieces of paper because waving blank paper is now a threat to Chinese national security! #China #Unraveling #ChinaProtests #XiJinping #Xi #CPC #CCPChina @globaltimesnews @HuXijin_GT
People are not allowed to talk or type or write anything, because it’s not Positive Energy according to Xi-CCP. So Chinese holding blank papers protest everywhere.
Here is a statement from M&G stationary Inc that supply of A4 papers is suspended for national security 🤡
Quote of @GLNoronha
Westerners, the proverbial writing has been on the Great Wall for many years now. You aren’t safe in China or Hong Kong. Xi Jinping will crush you if you report the truth about the Communist Party of China. So, you will print the party line or you will be excommunicated
Police in Shanghai beat and arrest accredited BBC journalist Edward Lawrence.
Quote of @dong_mengyu
Xi on ‘tilt’…Chinese bots flooding the zone with escort ads. #XiFall #Democracy #DemocracyNotAutocracy #CCP #CPC
Chinese bots are flooding Twitter with *escort ads*, possibly to make it more difficult for Chinese users to access information about the mass protests. Some of these acts have been dormant for years, only to become active yesterday after protests broke out in China. for example:
Quote of @nytimes
The Chinese are revolting against the draconian prison camps designed to implement ‘zero COVID’. From Beijing to Shanghai to Xi’s alma mater, Tsinghua University…they are all shouting ‘Down with Xi Jinping and Down with the Communist Party’. Chinese people yearn for democracy.
A deadly fire in Urumqi, the capital of China's Xinjiang region, has unleashed the most defiant eruption of public anger against the ruling Communist Party in years. In Shanghai, some residents even called for the party's leader, Xi Jinping, to step down.
Quote of @BjornLomborg
And given the complete lack of any viable energy transition policies in Europe and the U.S., these ‘cold death’ numbers will certainly worsen over the next decade. Adding to this misery, the sky-high LNG prices coupled with Putin’s war crimes are causing food inflation and
𝗖𝗼𝗹𝗱 𝗸𝗶𝗹𝗹𝘀 𝗺𝘂𝗰𝗵 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝗻 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝘁Each year, heat kills half a million peoplebut cold kills 4.5 million people — 𝟵𝘅 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗲Yet, most reporting focus on heat deaths, because it fits the climate narrative
Quote of @songpinganq
The virus 🦠 that first emanated from Wuhan, China is the ‘warm-up’ for much tighter control of China’s 1.3b (90 million CCP party members not counted) people. Responsible global actors don’t have to build walls (bricks and cyber both) to keep their citizens IN. #Taiwan next.
Quote of @songpinganq
JUST IN - All 63552 residents of this town in Zhejiang province packed like sardines to take a PCR test.
Authority switched their COVID pass to code yellow.

Chinese people's whole life are locked into the digital COVID passport which can be turned off at the flick of a switch
If you try to enter public place with a yellow QR code...immediately an alarm goes off.

Chinese govt can easily cut you off from society by remotely switch your health passport to code yellow or red

A green QR code needed to access to transport, food...even residential complex
Quote of @jenniferzeng97
Newly recruited Foxconn (emphasis on the ‘Con’) workers discovered they were cheated and revolted.Good thing the Chinese white warriors were there to kick some sense into them. What you think @tim_cook and @Apple ?! I wonder what vacation policy looks like? #China #slavery
Dozens of #CCP police surround and kick a #Foxconn worker during the latest #iPhone city riots. Newly recruited Workers found they were cheating and wanted to go home. See my previous tweets for more details.
Happy Thanksgiving to the ⁦@Twitter⁩ verse. We are stocking this pond to continue feeding two pairs of bald eagles 🦅. They know exactly when the lake feeder turns on and show up every day just beforehand. It’s quite an awesome sight. #Thanksgiving #BaldEagle
Quote of @CNBCJou
‘Windfall taxes’ are political mistakes that only magnify horrible policy mistakes. @Shell isn’t going to move forward with any major capex after decisions like this. These Useful Elites are making fatal mistakes for their long-term success. #OOTT #UK #windfalltax
Useful Elites when it comes to energy policy…or the lack thereof. #OOTT #Biden @ENERGY @ClimateEnvoy
MSCI investors are passive useful idiots that serve the Communist Party of China’s malign ambitions. Crimes against humanity, bioweapon enablers (BGI), and Orwellian population control science are all funded via #China companies in MSCI. ⁦@MSCI_Inc
How hotels in Austin, TX add 46% inflation to food! This is how a 75$ family breakfast turns into a $110 head-scratcher. Wow. @federalreserve @SecYellen #inflation #food
Quote of @js68209551
Hey @Twitter and @elonmusk , why is it that a foreign adversary’s diplomats are able to block Americans on an American 🇺🇸 social median platform that’s banned in China?! This ridiculousness HAS TO STOP 🛑. @FCC @FTC @FBI @FBIDallas
Ambassador Deng Xijun blocked me today. :-(

... for posting this 👇. It was in response to one of his anti-U.S. posts....
Quote of @bpcostello
Brian Costello and Colonel Harvey are going to be worth watching tomorrow morning on @MariaBartiromo …new news on @tiktok_us and the shady underbelly of the Communist Party of #China. Be sure to tune in. #TikTokexposed #TikTok #nationalsecurityagency @bpcostello
Quote of @SundayFutures
Joining @MariaBartiromo to discuss specific CCP threat. Ret. Colonel Derek Harvey, former National Security Counsel member and House Intel Chief Investigator, will join me for shocking revelation. @LeeSmithDC @JohnEDeaton1 @Jkylebass @TheDragonFeeder @Byron_Wan @digitalassetbuy
Significant deflationary forces in the goods sector…quite literally ‘off-the-charts’. Lowest reading ever. Fed’s actions are beginning to show how sharp the recession will be.
CNBC's own @dee_bosa just interviewed Dave Ripley of Kraken on actual transparency of proof of reserves. He failed miserably when she wouldn't take a bumbling answer. Watch Dhttps://www.cnbc.com/video/2022/11/18/cryptos-future-post-ftx-collapse-with-kraken-ceo-dave-ripley.html
Quote of @TaviCosta
China is rapidly running out of dollars. Similar to South Korea in 97-98, China has instructed its banks to ‘prop-up’ the yuan and the HKD by selling dollars to buy their own currency. South Korea lied to the word about their reserves just like China is doing today. #China
New decade lows again.

China’s holdings of US Treasuries continue to fall.

Now down almost $400B from peak levels.
Quote of @Jzzrb123
The Virus enforcers in #China are now armed with assault rifles in Guangzhou. #Dystopia

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