French President Emmanuel Macron has “declared war” on the Yellow Vests, according to a figurehead in the protest movement who was badly injured by riot police last week.

Jerome Rodrigues, who has become a recognizable character with over 60,000 Facebook followers, was live-streaming last weekend’s demonstrations when he was reportedly blasted in the face with a ‘flashball’ – a 40mm rubber round being utilized by riot police.

“The president declared war on us and our injuries are battle wounds,” Rodrigues told RT. “The traumatic weapons are equipped with collimators [optical sights] – such equipment is used on the battlefield, at war.”

“I never thought that such a thing could happen in France.”

Rodrigues, a 40-year-old construction worker who describes himself as a “hyper pacifist,” was told by doctors he may never see from his injured eye again and could be handicapped for life.

“Now we understand that by going to a rally we put ourselves at risk of becoming victims of the government,” Rodrigues said. “It happened to me, but could’ve well happened to anyone.”

Rodrigues says he intends to return to the streets to continue demonstrating alongside thousands of French citizens who have reached their boiling point under globalist tyranny and oppressive taxation.

“I want to maintain my peaceful line,” he said. “We must restrain our anger and expand our cause, but remain non-violent and call for peace… A good rally is the one when everybody returns home safe.”

“They must give us what we ask for. I’m talking about a decrease in taxes on essential goods; the restoration of democracy, which must happen through referendums initiated by the citizens; withdrawal of privileges for the political leadership; and finally, the mutilated people must receive their apologies.”

The Yellow Vests are preparing for their 12th consecutive weekend of mass protests across the country.

Infowars has been reporting from the ground in France for the Yellow Vests protests. See some of our reports here, here, and here.

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Dan Lyman joins Alex Jones to detail his coverage of the Yellow Vest protests in Europe where he breaks the news that French police, sometimes foreign E.U. troops, are now armed with lethal rifles and other projectiles to use on the French citizens if need be.

President Trump can immediately order the military to build a barrier along the southern border under existing laws, according to analysis presented by Congressman Mo Brooks (R-Ala.)

Rep. Brooks made his case during a hearing of the Armed Services Committee, citing U.S. Code pertaining to “Support for counterdrug activities and activities to counter transnational organized crime.”

Rep. Brooks laid the foundation for his argument by pointing to the loss of American lives at the hands of illegal aliens — roughly 2,000 in fiscal year 2018 — as well as internationally trafficked drugs, which contribute to a “substantial portion” of some 70,000 overdose deaths in the U.S. every year.

“In terms of lost American lives, our porous southern border, combined with the homicides of illegal aliens, far exceeds the loss of lives caused by 9/11,” Brooks said. “With that as a backdrop, I want to direct your attention to 10 United States Code 284 which authorizes President Trump to deploy the military to the southern border to build fences.”

“For clarity, if you look it up in the dictionary, the word ‘fence’ includes the word ‘barrier,’ and the word ‘barrier’ includes walls made of a variety of different materials. So that having been said, it seems to me that 10 U.S. Code 284 can be used by the President of the United States to direct the United States military to build the wall.”

Rep. Brooks followed with a line of questioning directed at John C. Rood, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, who effectively agreed with Rep. Brooks’s reasoning and confirmed his interpretations of the Code’s provisions.

According to Under Secretary Rood, President Trump has not yet utilized 10 U.S. Code 284, but can do so without declaring a national emergency.

“If President Trump were to direct the Pentagon, the United States military, pursuant to 10 U.S. Code 284, to build such barriers as are necessary to secure our southern border from drug trafficking and international crime cartels, would the United States military obey that order?” Rep. Brooks asked in conclusion.

“If we judged it to be a lawful order, yes sir,” Under Secretary Rood responded. “And I assume it would be.”

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Will Ann Coulter run against President Trump for the 2020 election to drum up support for the policies and causes true conservatives care about?

Michelle Obama is likely preparing for a 2020 presidential run and could enter the race under favorable circumstances, asserts Rush Limbaugh.

The talk radio host also believes that should the former First Lady throw her hat in the ring, she would instantly overshadow other prominent hopefuls such as Kamala Harris, Joe Biden, and Howard Schultz.

“If Michelle Obama runs, then [it’s] ‘Kamala who?’ and ‘Joe who?’ and ‘Howard who?’ and ‘all the rest of them who?’” Limbaugh said. “I do believe that she’s thinking about it.”

“I don’t think they’ve made up their mind yet, but I think they are preparing for her to run. They’re surveying the land. They’re surveying the circumstances.”

“And if the right shoes drop and the right things happen, I think Michelle will be in there, and the proof of the pudding is by the utter denial, but all the books and all of the speeches and the all of this and the all of that…” said Limbaugh, alluding to Obama’s recently released autobiographical memoir and wildly popular publicity tour.

While Obama has repeatedly denied any intention of running for president during the 2020 cycle, many believe she could enter the race at any time and have a legitimate shot at winning.

Michelle Obama was named the “Most Admired Woman” in America in 2018 by Gallup voters, dethroning Hillary Clinton after a 17 year run at the top.

In fact, with 15% of the vote, Obama topped Oprah Winfrey, Hillary Clinton, and Melania Trump – combined.

“No other potential Democratic candidate can draw crowds like Michelle Obama can,” notes columnist Michael Snyder. “She has been selling out her national book tour while charging “as much as $597.00 to $1,435 per ticket.”  A clear effort is being made to help her step out from the long shadow of her husband, and it looks like the stage is being set for her to become the ‘reluctant hero’ that will ‘save the nation from Trump’ in 2020.”

Watch Infowars’ Owen Shroyer and Roger Stone explain why they also think Michelle Obama is going to run against President Trump in the 2020 election below.

A UK fire department is actively discriminating against white male candidates in an effort to hire more females and minorities, according to a whistleblower.

White males hoping to join the West Midlands Fire Service are required to score at least 70 percent on a verbal and numerical reasoning test in order to advance to the next round, while minorities and women can qualify with a 60 percent grade, the Daily Mail reports.

A leaked memo provided to the Mail indicates the department, one of the largest in Britain, hopes that by 2021, women will constitute 60 percent of new recruits, and blacks and other minorities 35 percent.

The source claims the recruitment program costs roughly $130,000 per year, with some $3,300 going monthly to Facebook ads specifically targeting women.

“This directly discriminates against white men,” the source said. “Not only are they discriminating against large parts of my community, but they are also using huge amounts of public money to do so.”

“It’s not fair on the members of the community who rightly expect the best people for the job will be selected to serve on the front line. It’s difficult to swallow knowing people have not been able to achieve their dream careers because they are too white or too male.

When asked for comment, a spokesman for West Midlands Fire Service seemed to indicate the policies may very well be in effect.

“The approaches we take for recruitment and selection are carefully considered to ensure that they are appropriate, balanced and, above all, legal,” the spokesman told the Mail. “West Midlands Fire Service is committed to having a workforce which reflects the diversity of the population of all our communities, and one that is welcoming to all.”

“We are working hard to break down barriers faced by people who could bring so much to our service and to their community.”

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Modern feminism has morphed into an ideology where all men are portrayed as predators. Andrew Tate joins Alex to break down the lies used by the left against straight/white/Christian/conservative/males.

The Covington Catholic debacle is a stark reminder that the mainstream media is “hell bent” on destroying all “who dare to defy the liberal orthodoxy,” says Donald Trump Jr. in a scathing op-ed.

The President’s son came out in full force against the “fake news” press and “liberal partisans” who are waging a “radical, left-wing culture war” against normal, decent Americans.

“The message is clear: don’t let your children publicly support the President if you don’t want the media to make your entire family into a national target for harassment and intimidation,” Trump wrote. “The point is to cow President Trump’s supporters into submission, to stigmatize and shame them until they can’t even feel safe expressing their political views in public.”

Trump blasted Hollywood celebrities and journalists at major media outlets who fomented one of the “most disgusting online hate mobs in American history,” all predicated upon a wildly false story that was so far from the truth, it could be considered a near-complete inversion of reality.

“The problem — beyond the appalling fact that people were calling for teenagers to be murdered over a viral video — was that absolutely nothing about that story was true,” Trump wrote.

“The only shouts that came from the Covington students were ‘school spirit’ chants in response to slurs directed against them by a group of ‘Black Hebrew Israelites,’ a wildly racist cult whose M.O. is to scream disgusting slurs at white people — especially people they think look Jewish — and then film their reactions for promotional videos.”

Trump also blasted leftists’ wildly unhinged reactions to ‘Make America Great Again’ hats, which are now being compared to ‘KKK hoods.’

“From the very beginning, though, this was never really about the students or their behavior,” he wrote. “It was about the MAGA hats that several of them were wearing. Liberals become so enraged when they see those simple red caps that they can’t seem to focus on anything other than their hatred for the people who wear them.”

“In spite of all that, I have a message for the Covington kids and every other young Trump supporter across the country,” Trump concluded. “Wear your MAGA hats with pride, kids. The President will always stand with the American people against the fake news. It’s the only way we, and the truth, will win.”

Dan Lyman:

The Covington Catholic students have now been proven innocent of any disrespectful behavior, while adults harassed them in Washington D.C. Alex Jones exposes the leftist agenda to smear Christians as bigots.

The former chief executive of Google has been selected to lead America’s National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence.

Eric Schmidt will provide his expertise on AI issues pertaining to national security, according to former Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work, who will also serve as the vice chair of the commission.

“Artificial intelligence will have an enormous impact on our future economic and military competitiveness,” said Work. “I look forward to working with Eric Schmidt and the other distinguished commissioners on how best to exploit this rapidly improving technology for the betterment of our citizens, economy, and security.”

The commission was created in 2019 by the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and one of its directives is to advise Congress and the White House on how to keep America on top of the cutting-edge AI scene.

“[The AI commission is tasked to] consider the methods and means necessary to advance the development of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and associated technologies by the United States to comprehensively address the national security and defense needs of the United States,” reads the official duties of the commission.

Correspondingly, America’s blitz to dominate AI advancements comes weeks after a report claimed China is projected to lead the world in AI research in just four years.

“…China aspires to lead globally in AI and is supported by ambitious national policies,” the report reads. “A net brain gain of AI researchers in China also suggests an attractive research environment.”

“China’s AI focuses on computer vision and does not have a dedicated natural language processing and knowledge representation cluster, including speech recognition, possibly because this type of research in China is conducted by corporations that may not publish as many scientific articles.”

Time will tell if the White House will discover a conflict of interest in the selection of Schmidt, given Google’s involvement in the prototype censored search engine custom made for China, Project Dragonfly.

Jan Irvin joins Alex Jones to discuss his experiences taking DMT with Joe Rogan and Eddie Bravo to reveal the great drug deception.

A UK supermarket has altered logos on parking spaces for mothers with small children to meet ‘gender neutrality’ criteria, British media reports.

Aldi grocery store in Dunstable, England, has removed the dress from ‘mother-child’ parking space emblems, in order to promote inclusivity for parents of all ‘sexual orientations.’

A Facebook post and accompanying photo shared by mother-of-three, Ema Taylor, quickly went viral and was magnified by UK press.

“The world has literally gone MAD!!” Taylor wrote. “So went to the shop today to be told I couldn’t park in the parent space as they were painting it… painting the dress off the stick person because they need to be ‘gender neutral’ as the dress is offending dads with children and people who do not identify as male or female?!”

“If you are a dad and you don’t park in the parent parking because they have a dress on unfriend me please! It’s a joke! Second to that if you look at the new and ‘improved’ sign you will see that it now looks like a stick man with a cape on so if you don’t identify as Superman you can’t park there.”

Taylor says she asked a maintenance crew for more information about the alterations being performed, according to the Sun.

“There were two guys standing in front of bays they had just painted,” Taylor said. “I asked if they were taking the spaces away and when he told me why they were doing it I thought he was joking at first.”

“He said they needed to be gender neutral as the dress is offending dads with children and people who don’t identify as male or female.”

The Telegraph sought comment from an Aldi spokesperson, who said, “All parent and child car parking spaces at Aldi stores are gender-neutral. This sign was painted incorrectly and will be changed.”

Interestingly, Aldi, a German brand found in 1946, opened its first store in Great Britain in 1990, but is just now addressing concerns that fathers may feel alienated by parking lot signage aimed at mothers.

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Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has vowed to end the public school system’s efforts to indoctrinate children and confuse them about their gender.

Gillette’s new commercial attacking ‘toxic masculinity’ has spawned a boycott of the company, prompting competitors at Harry’s grooming company to delete a 2017 video in which they also lectured men about ‘troublesome’ masculine traits and roles.

In the wake Gillette’s decision to effectively condemn a large segment of its customer base as inherently evil, many former customers immediately began seeking alternatives, including Harry’s and Dollar Shave Club.

However, social media users dug up the video released on Twitter and Facebook in November, 2017 – which Harry’s quickly removed.

Infowars reported on the ad at the time of its release, including the full caption from the original tweet.

“Today is International Men’s Day. Believe it or not, that’s a thing,” Harry’s wrote. “If 2017 has taught us anything, it’s that we need to rethink what it means to be a man. Now more than ever, being a man demands introspection, humility, and, we believe, optimism. To get to a better tomorrow, we need to take a look at today, and at the misguided stereotypes that got us here in the first place.”

The ad itself highlighted ‘misguided stereotypes’ presented in the form of common phrases one might associate with masculinity, toughness, and traditionalism, such as “Be a man,” “Be a rock,” “Be the bread winner,” and “Boys will be boys.”

After crossing a red line through each ‘toxic’ expression, the final message read, “It’s time for a new definition of masculinity.”

As with many ill-fated attempts by organizations and businesses to mix left-wing politics with advertising, the response was overwhelmingly negative, and despite having nearly 370,000 views on Facebook at the time of our report, the post had generated less than 800 positive reactions, and a mere 310 shares.

Comparatively, Gillette’s ultra-viral commercial has racked up over 20 million views in less than a week on YouTube, boasting a whopping one million ‘thumbs down’ votes versus 548,000 ‘thumbs up’ votes.

In contrast, luxury watchmaker Égard has responded to Gillette with an ad of their own celebrating masculinity which you can watch here.

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Islam has very different cultural norms than in western culture. Owen Shroyer explores if muslim men should also be considered toxic.

A University of Georgia instructor was confronted by a student over alleged anti-white statements and tweets, according to footage shared by ACT For America and Campus Hate Watch.

In the video, a student identifying themself as a “Jewish member of the LGBT community” challenges an instructor in the middle of class about his alleged “negative rhetoric against white people.”

“You call white people ‘autistic kids,’ you say we all work at Chick-Fil-A and never work for anything,” the student says. “These are all tweets I have screenshots of.”

“How can you talk about freedom and equality and all these things, but you talk about a certain group of people and put them in these stereotypes?”

“You’re an instructor here – you teach a course, and you subject students to this kind of hateful-ass rhetoric, and I think it is a damn shame that people go to this university and you subject them to that,” the student continues.

According to screenshots of tweets embedded in the footage, the instructor is identified as Irami Osei-Frimpong.

A selection of tweets from a Twitter account going by the same name and matching those cited and shared in the video include:

“You have to take the war to the White Christian family. Until that’s a site of co-determination and not hierarchy, there will be no justice in America. It’s not an accident that the churches with the worst gender inequalities were the lynching churches.”

“Fighting White people is a skill. Really, it’s one reason I’m in support of integrated schools. You have to get used to fighting White people. It takes practice. ‘Blacks kill Blacks because they have never been trained to kill Whites’ -Dr. Bobby Wright”

“One reason Black voters aren’t more Left is because White Supremacy has succeeded in getting Black people to blame themselves as opposed the legacy of government policy and racial terrorism. Meanwhile, the French erect guillotines. They are not confused about their enemy.”

“There is a way in which White people in the South learn manners as a series of behaviors the way autistic kids learn to read social cues for behaviors. Except since these guys and gals aren’t autistic, I just feel like I’m around a bunch of sociopaths.”

An additional tweet embedded in the video and cited by the student reads: “‘They raise little white supremacists, but the test scores are good.’ – Every Suburban County in Georgia”

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The deplatforming of conservatives continues to take center stage in real life, while the MSM treats it as a non-issue.

Farmers and ranchers on the U.S. southern frontier are finding Islamic prayer rugs on their properties, according to a new report.

An anonymous New Mexico rancher interviewed by the Washington Examiner shed light on the crisis unfolding at the U.S.-Mexico border, asserting that many migrants illegally crossing into the U.S. are coming from much farther away than Mexico or Central America, and that the situation has grown increasingly worse in the last six months.

“There’s a lot of people coming in not just from Mexico,” she said. “People, the general public, just don’t get the terrorist threats of that. That’s what’s really scary.”

“You don’t know what’s coming across. We’ve found prayer rugs out here. It’s unreal. It’s not just Mexican nationals that are coming across.”

The rancher, along with other residents from the small New Mexico town of Animas shared additional tales of their plight, made all the more complicated by the fact that there is no local police department and the nearest sheriff’s headquarters is some 40 miles away.

“I’ve talked to several agents that I trust. There’s not a lot that I do trust, but the ones I do trust, I talk to them,” the woman said. “What Border Patrol classifies as OTMs (Other Than Mexicans) has really increased in the last couple years, but drastically within the last six months.”

“Chinese, Germans, Russians, a lot of Middle Easterners, those Czechoslovakians they caught over on our neighbor’s just last summer.”

One cattle rancher says a group of 18 women and children from the Philippines recently turned up on his neighbor’s property, where they were eventually collected by Border Patrol.

Meanwhile, Democrat lawmakers and mainstream media continue to claim President Trump and proponents of border security are merely promoting a “manufactured crisis” for political advantage.

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