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One-Day Human Trafficking Sting Operation Locates 123 Missing Kids In Michigan

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    The US Marshals Office conducted the 1-day 'Operation MISafeKid' in Wayne County, Michigan last week. It sought to identify and recover missing children from the area with an emphasis on locating victims of sex trafficking.

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    Is there reason to believe that some parts of our authority are earnestly making an effort to tackle and dismantle global human trafficking rings and find and protect victims? How much optimism should we have that things are really changing?

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In a press release from October 3rd, the US Marshal’s Service made the following announcement under the title ‘New USMS Child Recovery Unit Recovers 123 Children During 1-Day Operation’:

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Detroit, MI – The U.S. Marshals Service – Detroit Missing Child Recovery Unit, U.S. Marshals Service Sex Offender Investigations Branch, Michigan State Police and law enforcement officers from Wayne County agencies participated in Operation MISafeKid, a missing juvenile sweep to identify and recover missing children from the area with an emphasis on locating victims of sex trafficking.

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What I found of particular interest, in this case, is the emphasis being made that this operation was conducted in a single day for the purposes of ‘locating victims of sex trafficking.’ They implied that they were hoping to burst in on sex trafficking rings, rather than simply locate missing children in a general sense. The fact that 123 children were located in a single day means that there must have been a great many agents working together on this operation. In fact, the press release lists over 20 agencies/police departments that participated in the sting operation.

Some Children Were Not Lost

The point must be made that, upon closer examination, not all of the 123 children were actually lost. An unspecified number were reported as missing at one time and were still listed in police computers as missing. Police determined that their guardians failed to notify police when the children returned home. That information was not highlighted in the U.S. Marshals Service’s press release, which, in this regard, appears to have been worded to embellish the results of the initiative.

But I believe that this is not the fundamental issue to focus on. What is most important, in my mind, is whether or not this was a genuine effort on the part of the US Marshals Service to locate victims of child sex trafficking, to get information about and possibly apprehend child sex traffickers, and to most emphatically give hope to victims of child sex trafficking who may be able to seize opportunities to escape. This is given credence by the following statement in the press release: ‘The message to the missing children and their families that we wish to convey is that we will never stop looking for you.’

Orders From The Top

These words seem to echo those of President Trump and his administration, which finally appears to represent a presidency committed to dismantling global trafficking rings that are so powerful and pervasive that previously cowed administrations only paid lip service to the issue, if not overtly providing cover for these deeply entrenched criminal organizations.

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Executive Order #13818 entitled ‘Executive Order Blocking the Property of Persons Involved in Serious Human Rights Abuse or Corruption’ issued by Donald Trump in December of 2017 has been written directly to facilitate the efforts of the Department of Justice and law enforcement agencies to pursue and prosecute transnational trafficking rings. In this video from the Human Trafficking Summit in February 2018, Jeff Sessions confirms the strong commitment and details the strong actions already taken by this administration:

We work in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security and our partners in Mexico, through a bilateral, anti-trafficking initiative aimed at dismantling transnational trafficking networks, because human trafficking, of course, is often a transnational crime. The day I was sworn in as Attorney General, President Trump sent me an executive order to dismantle these trans-national criminal organizations. It is a high priority of ours. You can be sure this includes human trafficking rings.

In fiscal year 2017, the Department of Justice secured convictions of nearly 500 traffickers. We brought a record number of cases last year, charging more than 550 defendants, some of those are still pending, these cases involved all forms of human trafficking…We’ve seen increases in cases filed, defendants charged, and defendants convicted, and we’re going to keep working at it.

I hope that it will shine a light on a problem that is all too often kept in the shadows.

Fight For The Narrative

The video below gives a good idea of the method and scope of Operation MISafeKid, where Sergeant Sara Krebs of the Michigan State Police Missing Person’s Unit explains the main point of emphasis of the one-day sting operation was “…not only to recover children that have gone missing, but the underlying tone in this was to find the hidden victims of sex trafficking.”

The video explains that once a child is recovered, the next step is to ask a series of questions to find out if they were being groomed for sex trafficking. “Who did they stay with, did somebody pay for them to stay somewhere, did they do favors for them, did they give them drugs?”

It was reported that of the children found, 3 of them showed evidence of involvement in trafficking, and case files were opened for each. It was not reported whether any traffickers were identified, found, or if leads to trafficking rings were obtained. But this is likely to be the type of information that would need to be kept secret.

Clearly, it seems, there was a desire to put out the message that there is an earnest effort to uncover and dismantle human trafficking rings and locate missing children, a message that does not seem to be ringing through the airwaves of mainstream media. A search for this story on the internet did not come up with the usual ‘high-search-priority’ suspects led by CNN and co. Most of the coverage was from local affiliates such as the video above, which begs the question: does mainstream media not want to report on efforts to seriously challenge human trafficking rings, or get the message out to victims of child sex trafficking to have hope because these committed organizations ‘will never stop looking for you’? I guess the question answers itself.

The Takeaway

Though I could be wrong, it seems like things are changing ‘out there’, and concrete attempts are being made by positive forces, as Jeff Sessions said, to ‘shine a light on a problem that is all too often kept in the shadows.’ Our own initiative to shine light upon the darkness, not only in the outside world but upon our inner world, is an important part of our self-discovery as individuals and as a collective, and is inevitably needed if we are to create a world from the highest vision of our desires.

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Abductions & Car Vandalism – Startling Australian UFO Report Unclassified

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An uncovered Australian report performed by their Department of Defence. “Scientific Intelligence — General — Unidentified Flying Objects” is trending again. Those who have done extensive research on UFOs will find the Australian version of disclosure to be far more intellectually honest than the American version. Albeit it was conducted decades ago.

According to ex-US intelligence official Luis Elizondo, the Defense Department’s Inspector General is presently conducting three reviews. The inquiries vary from the Department of Defense’s handling of UFO claims to Elizondo’s alleged whistleblower retribution. The open IG cases are crucial to Australia’s report because they establish beyond a shadow of a doubt that the US Department of Defense is being dishonest and shady when it comes to the UFO subject. For decades, Australia has been a loyal friend of the United States. Within Australia’s boundaries, they share a military installation (Pine Gap). When a close defense ally’s intelligence agencies determined that the US was not being intellectually honest in its approach, perhaps it is reasonable to conclude that there is more to the tale than the 144 incidents studied since 2004 by the UAPTF.

The CIA became alarmed at the overloading of military communications during the mass sightings of 1952 and considered the possibility that the USSR may take advantage of such a situation.

Australian UFO study.

According to the summary, OSI, acting through the Robertson-Panel, encouraged the USAF to use Project Blue Book to publicly “debunk” UFOs. In a tragic twist of fate, when Australian authorities sought explanations from the US Air Force, the allegation was debunked. The authors of the study were depicted as conspiratorial and even crazy by the US Air Force. Ross Coulthart reported this, and it may be heard in a recent Project Unity interview. Courthart is an award-winning investigative journalist who is drawn to forbidden subjects. He also stated on the same podcast that a senior US Navy official identified as Nat Kobitz told him that the US had been in the midst of reverse-engineering numerous non-human craft. According to his obituary, Mr. Kobitz was a former Director of Research and Development at Naval Sea Systems Command.

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New UFO Film Questions What The US Government Is Hiding

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The US recently released its highly anticipated Pentagon UAP report, but it wasn’t much more than a 9 page rundown of what has been known for decades. Regardless, for many, what was promising was that the UFO subject was being taken seriously again – and perhaps many more scientists might get involved.

For decades many have been warning about leaving UFO disclosure in the hands of a government that likes to use crisis’ or current events to expand its defense budgets. Further, why would we suddenly expect a government, who has been lying about this subject for 70 years, to suddenly come forth with the truth? What would inspire them to suddenly change their mind?

Perhaps it’s because the search for ET is an idea who’s time has truly come. We’ve reporting on this for over 13 years, and are mongst a community of researchers who have been encouraging humanity to look at the evidence for more than 70 years. It feels like an idea that human collective consciousness is more than ready to explore.

The impact the ET question has on our individual and collective worldview has the power to truly change the way we view ourselves and the meaning of life here on earth. Think of the implications answers to this question could have on how we set up and run our society as well. Technology, culture, collaboration etc – I spoke about this more in great detail in my extended interview for Greer’s. prior film Close Encounters of The Fifth Kind here.

Now, a new documentary from Dr. Steven Greer, directed by my good friend Michael Mazzola, seeks to explore what the films calls “the current government and media disinformation campaign promoting 3 big lies:”

1. We do not know what these UAPs/ UFOs are. WE DO.
2. Humans cannot make craft that can maneuver like UFOs. WE CAN and WE DO.
3. The UFOs are a threat. THEY ARE NOT.

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PGA Tour To End COVID Testing For Both Vaccinated & Non-Vaccinated Players

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    The PGA Tour has announced that it will stop testing players every week, regardless of whether they have been vaccinated or not.

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    Are PCR tests appropriate to identify infectious people? Should people who are healthy and not sick be tested at all, anywhere?

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The picture you see above is of John Rahm, a professional golfer on the PGA tour being carted off the golf course after tournament officials told him he had COVID. He was healthy and had no symptoms, yet was forced to withdraw from the tournament. He was told in front of the camera’s, and a big scene was made out of the event. You would think something like that, especially when you are a big time sports figure, would be done behind closed doors with some privacy.

Earlier on in June a spokesperson for the PGA Tour said that more than 50 percent of players on the PGA tour have been vaccinated. Although it seems that the majority of players on the tour will be fully vaccinated judging by this statement, it does leave a fairly large minority who won’t be, and that’s something we’re seeing across the globe as COVID vaccine hesitancy remains high for multiple reasons.

We are pleased to announce, after consultation with PGA Tour medical advisors, that due to the high rate of vaccination among all constituents on the PGA Tour, as well as other positively trending factors across the country, testing for COVID-19 will no longer be required as a condition of competition beginning with the 3M Open. – PGA tour Senior VP Tyler Dennis

The tour recently announced that the testing of players every week will stop starting in July for both the vaccinated and the unvaccinated. This was an unexpected announcement given the fact that, at least it seems in some countries, vaccinated individuals will enjoy previous rights and freedoms that everyone did before the pandemic. Travelling without need to quarantine and possibly in the future not having to be tested could be a few of those privileges. Others may include attending concerts, sporting events, or perhaps even keeping their job depending on whether or not their employer deems it to be mandatory, if that’s even legally possible. We will see what happens.

Luckily for professional golfers, regardless of their vaccination status they won’t have to worry about testing positive for COVID, especially if they’re not sick. This is the appropriate move by the PGA tour, who is represented by their players and it’s a move that the players themselves may have had a say in. It’s important because PCR tests are not designed nor are they appropriate for identifying infectious people. A number of scientists have been emphasizing this since the beginning of the pandemic. More recently, a letter to the editor published in the Journal of infection explain why more than half of al “positive” PCR tests are likely to have been people who are not infectious, otherwise known as “false positives.”

This is why the Swedish Public Health agency has a notice on their website explaining how and why polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests are not useful for determining if someone is infected with COVID or if someone can transmit it to others, and it’s better to use someone who is actually showing symptoms as a judgement call of whether or not they could be infected or free from infection.

PCR tests using a high cycle threshold are extremely sensitive. An article published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases found that among positive PCR samples with a cycle count over 35, only 3 percent of the samples showed viral replication. This can be interpreted as, if someone tests positive via PCR when a Ct of 35 or higher is used, the probability that said person is actually infected is less than 3%, and the probability that said result is a false positive is 97 percent. This begs the question, why has Manitoba, Canada, for example, using cycle thresholds of up to 45 to identify “positive” people?

When it comes to golf, the fact that spread occurring in an outdoor setting is highly unlikely could have been a factor, but it’s also important to mention that asymptomatic spread within one’s own household is also considerably rare. It really makes you wonder what’s going on here, doesn’t it?

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