Christianity vs Woke-ianity

A concise rundown of how woke ideology tries to supplant Christian faith, offering a form of salvation based on how hard you can virtue-signal your compassion for those considered to be oppressed.

Popular culture teaches that you can understand the world by dividing people into two groups — the OPPRESSED and the OPPRESSORS. When you realise this is how the world is arranged, you are WOKE.

You can work out who belongs to which group — either oppressed or oppressor — based on their identity.

  • Race
  • Gender
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Immigration Status
  • Disability
  • … and so on.

Some people are part of more than one oppressed group. This is where INTERSECTIONALITY comes in.

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Intersectionality measures a person’s level of oppression, based on how many oppressed groups they belong to.

For example, a black man is oppressed by virtue of his blackness. But he is not as oppressed as a black female lesbian, since he belongs to only one oppressed group while she belongs to three.

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The degree to which you are oppressed determines your level of MORAL AUTHORITY.

The more categories of oppression you identify with, the more moral authority you have.

This is why people often preface what they are about to say with: “Speaking as a (insert oppressed identity group here) …”

“Speaking as a white male” gives you zero moral authority even though what you say next might have great validity.

“Speaking as an indigenous woman” gives you a great deal of moral authority even though what you say next might be complete hogwash.

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So when a person prefaces their remarks with that statement, they are establishing their moral authority by pointing out which oppressed group they belong to.

The more oppressed someone is, the more moral authority they have.

But watch this …

The more oppressed someone is, the less MORAL RESPONSIBILITY they have for their actions.

That is why abuse in indigenous communities, for instance, is almost never spoken about.

It is a taboo subject. To talk about it is to apportion responsibility to people who, by means of belonging to an oppressed group, cannot possibly be held morally responsible.

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If you do not have moral authority, you can purchase it by surrendering to those who have it.

This is called being WOKE and you do it by VIRTUE SIGNALLING.

Virtue Signalling is taking pains to communicate that you are a good person despite being white, or male or heterosexual. And it is how you purchase moral authority that you do not have.

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JESUS cared about the oppressed, but Woke-ianity is nothing like Christianity.

WOKE-IANITY claims our identity as humans is rooted in race and gender and sexuality and so on — features that differ from person to person.

Christianity claims our identity as humans is rooted in God’s image — something we all share.

So while Woke-ianity places individuals in groups and then pits one group against another (this is called IDENTITY POLITICS), Christianity insists that every individual is unique and that we are all equal

  • Equally created by God
  • Equally valued by God
  • Equally guilty of sin against God
  • Equally deserving of punishment from God
  • Equally able to find grace and mercy from God through Jesus

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Woke-ianity defines SIN as oppression, and whiteness as original sin.

So Woke-ianity regards Biblical practices such as discipleship, leadership and correction as sinful expressions of power if the speaker is from an oppressor group.

At the same time, Woke-ianity excuses jealousy, anger, bitterness and envy if those expressing it are from an oppressed group.

CHRISTIANITY defines sin as anything that violates God’s design. Moreover, Christianity insists that because of Adam and Eve’s sin we are all guilty, regardless of which identity group we belong to.

Woke-inaity gets the problem wrong, and so it gets the solution wrong.

Woke-ianity says oppressors are guilty. The oppressed are not.

Salvation for the oppressed can be found through SOCIAL JUSTICE here and now. This is called ACTIVISM.

The oppressors can never be saved since oppressors cannot stop being white, or male, or heterosexual.

They must become ALLIES of oppressed groups and DO THE WORK of anti-racism or whatever.

But this works-based salvation is no salvation, since it never ends.

Yes, Jesus cared about the oppressed. But Woke-ianity is not Christianity. It’s a fraud believed by Christians for whom the softness of their hearts is matched only by the softness of their heads.

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Christianity says we are all equally guilty before God, but that we can all be equally saved through faith in Jesus. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you’ve been or what you’ve done, it’s equal footing at the cross of Jesus.

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Originally published at The James Macpherson Report.
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Watch: Pro-Abortion Protesters Call for ‘Mandatory Vasectomies’ Outside Samuel Alito Event

Watch: Pro-Abortion Protesters Call for ‘Mandatory Vasectomies’ Outside Samuel Alito Event

ARLINGTON, Virginia — Pro-abortion protesters outside George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School Thursday afternoon called for “mandatory vasectomies” and claimed that “the Bible itself tells you how to perform abortions.”

About 30 abortion advocates gathered outside the front entrance to the law school in Arlington, Virginia, to protest an address set to be given by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito at the school.

The address was being given by Alito remotely from the court building while fallout from a draft opinion overturing infamous pro-abortion case Roe v. Wade — written by Alito — was leaked, leading leftists to gather outside justices homes to protest.

Pro-abortion protesters outside GMU's Antonin Scalia Law School as Justice Samuel Alito gives an address. (Breccan F. Thies / Breitbart News).

Pro-abortion protesters outside GMU’s Antonin Scalia Law School as Justice Samuel Alito gives an address. (Breccan F. Thies / Breitbart News).

According to reports, Alito had been moved to an undisclosed location for his own safety after justices’ home addresses were published online.

“The Bible itself tells you how to perform abortions,” one speaker, who spoke about an abortion she had gotten proudly next to her young daughter, claimed. “It talks about … performing abortions in numerous aspects.”

After seeking refuge under a tent as it began to sprinkle with rain, the same speaker asked the other protesters if there was legislation do mandate vasectomies. After the group responded, “No!” the woman started chanting, “mandatory vasectomies!”

This same speaker claimed “abortion is a human right” that is part of the reason she went to law school — apparently at George Mason University.

Pro-abortion protesters outside GMU's Antonin Scalia Law School as Justice Samuel Alito gives an address. (Breccan F. Thies / Breitbart News).

Pro-abortion protesters outside GMU’s Antonin Scalia Law School as Justice Samuel Alito gives an address. (Breccan F. Thies / Breitbart News).

“Abortion saves lives,” she continued, apparently unironically. “It makes it to where kids can keep their mothers. Fifty-six percent of abortions are done by mothers.”

Roe v. Wade is essential healthcare, it’s the right to privacy,” she said before erroneously claiming that the case also affects the legality of interracial marriage, contraception, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Speaking about women as though they are a monolithic voting block, the speaker said, “Don’t you think that if the women of this nation — the 52 percent of this nation that is female — stood up and took up arms that they would not have it and they would put in gun rights and gun restrictions almost immediately?”

She then questioned why Justice Amy Coney Barrett would have a police officer outside her home after her address was doxxed by leftists before questioning why Alito had to call in virtually instead of being in-person, apparently without recognizing that the left has made it dangerous for the justices to go out in public.

Pro-abortion protesters outside GMU's Antonin Scalia Law School as Justice Samuel Alito gives an address. (Breccan F. Thies / Breitbart News).

Pro-abortion protesters outside GMU’s Antonin Scalia Law School as Justice Samuel Alito gives an address. (Breccan F. Thies / Breitbart News).

One freshman who said she is originally from Tennessee and said the Volunteer State put in place a “trigger law” that would make abortion illegal as soon as Roe was overturned officially.

“I think about my senator, Marsha Blackburn, who preaches about saving the children,” she said. “Marsha, how can you save the children if you are forcing them to give birth?”

“I think about my governor, Bill Lee, who passed this ‘trigger law,’ and I think about how he runs on the premise of bettering mental health in Tennessee,” she continued.

“What about the women who would rather kill themselves than give birth to a child?” she yelled to cheers. “What about the women who don’t want to have children because they could pass on hereditary mental illness?”

Addressing those who are in favor of ending abortion, the freshman said, “remember that ending abortion does not end abortion, it ends safe abortion.”

“You will be killing us with this ruling,” she continued. “To Justice Alito: I will not forget your brief when the women in my state are dying. And to every single judge that has voted in favor of overturning Roe: I will not forget you when the entire nation is dying.”

“You will have blood on your hands,” she yelled, apparently unironically. “And your hands will be covered in blood just like my state will be.”

Breccan F. Thies is a reporter for Breitbart News. You can follow him on Twitter @BreccanFThies.

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Watch: Actor James Cromwell Glues Hand to Starbucks Counter in Protest of Plant-Based Milk Prices

Watch: Actor James Cromwell Glues Hand to Starbucks Counter in Protest of Plant-Based Milk Prices

Actor James Cromwell glued his 82-year-old hand to a Starbucks counter to protest the price of plant-based milk.

A longtime animal rights activist and climate change enthusiast, the Babe and Succession star reportedly orchestrated a protest with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) at midtown Manhattan Starbucks where he glued his hand to the counter due to the coffee chain’s extra charges for non-dairy milk.

Wearing a “Free the Animals” T-shirt, Cromwell sat on the counter and read out a statement ripping Starbucks for its milk pricing. The moment was streamed on Facebook Live.

“When will you stop raking in huge profits while customers, animals and the environment suffer?” he said aloud. Cromwell then glued his hand to the counter and “later used a knife to scrape it off.”

No arrests were made.

A Starbucks spokesperson said in a statement that pricing on the non-dairy milks varies by market.

“Customers can customize any beverage on the menu with a non-dairy milk, including soymilk, coconutmilk, almondmilk, and oatmilk for an additional cost (similar to other beverage customizations such as an additional espresso shot or syrup). Pricing varies market by market,” the spokesperson said.

Police arrest actor James Cromwell July 3, 2001 during a demonstration by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) at a Wendy”s restaurant in Tysons Corner, VA. (Robert Visser/Getty Images)

In 2018, during the height of Donald Trump’s presidency, James Cromwell called for “revolution” and for “blood in the streets” to stop Trump.

“This is nascent fascism. We always had a turnkey, totalitarian state — all we needed was an excuse, and all the institutions were in place to turn this into pure fascism,” James Cromwell said in an interview with Variety. “If we don’t stop [President Trump] now, then we will have a revolution for real. Then there will be blood in the streets.”

Cromwell later walked his rhetoric back.

“Not promoting violence, voting against it. You will never see me raising a fist. I’m a pacifist. My words were taken out of context. I’m worried about the blood of the dissent, protesters, more children shot at school, people shot while praying, for who they love and who they are,” he said.

Cromwell also served a weekend in an Orange County jail in July 2017 for protesting an orca show at SeaWorld in San Diego.

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Report: Madison Anti-Abortion Headquarters Set on Fire, Vandalized, Graffitied

Report: Madison Anti-Abortion Headquarters Set on Fire, Vandalized, Graffitied

The Madison headquarters of Wisconsin Family Action, an anti-abortion group, was reportedly set on fire late Saturday night or early Sunday morning after vandals threw what is believed to be at least one Molotov cocktail at the building.

Two staffers returned to the building for work mid-Sunday morning when they found the windows on one side of the office were shattered while burned books were scattered across the office, according to a report from Wisconsin State Journal.

There was an apparent smell of smoke hours after the fire, which reportedly occurred in the building. The report noted that the building was also riddled with graffiti portraying anti-police slogans and the phrase: “If abortions aren’t safe then you aren’t either.”

The Madison Police Department incident report stated that “Flames were seen coming from the facility shortly after 6 a.m.” The police report also noted that no one was injured. The group’s president also confirmed that no one was injured, according to the publication.

Law enforcement said the building was hit with a Molotov cocktail, which landed inside the building but did not ignite. Law enforcement believes that a separate fire was started due to the Molotov cocktail not igniting.

The anti-abortion organization’s president, Julaine Appling, told Madison.com that she and the events coordinator, Diane Westphall, were getting ready for a Mother’s Day brunch in Watertown, Wisconsin when she heard about the incident from a staff member. Appling said that the police were called when a person on their way to the airport saw smoke rising from the building before dawn.

“What you’re going to see here is a direct threat against us,” Appling said about the attack. “Imagine if somebody had been in the office when this happened. They would have been hurt.”

The attack comes just days after a draft leaked of a Supreme Court opinion that would overturn the infamous pro-abortion Roe v. Wade decision. The leak has caused radical pro-abortion activists and elected Democrats to take to the streets, trying to make it the “central choice” for the Left to use on the campaign trail before the November midterms.

A group of radical pro-abortion activists recently gathered outside the homes of multiple U.S. Supreme Court Justice on Saturday to protest the Court’s expected decision to repeal Roe v. Wade. In one instance, radical pro-abortion activists marched in front of Chief Justice John Roberts’ home and reportedly chanted, “Keep abortion safe and legal.” Some other chants included, “Pro-life is a lie, you don’t care if people die.”

Breitbart News also reported that groups of pro-abortion radicals planned to terrorize Catholic churches during Mass services on Mother’s Day.

Due to the events, Madison Police Department Chief Shon Barnes reportedly alerted its federal partners and started investigating the arson with Madison Fire Department.

“It appears a specific non-profit that supports anti-abortion measures was targeted,” Barnes said in the statement.

Stephanie Fryer, the local law enforcement spokesperson, confirmed to State Journal that arson investigators were the ones to respond to the early morning police call and “are actively working this case at this time.”

“This is the local manifestation of the anger and the lack of tolerance from the pro-abortion people toward those of us who are pro-life,” said Appling. She added that law enforcement found remnants of at least one Molotov cocktail.

The city’s mayor, Satya Rhodes-Conway, said that she “understands” why people are afraid and angry that the draft Supreme Court decision was leaked and that “Madison believes strongly in the right to free speech, but it must be exercised nonviolently by all sides in this increasingly contentious debate.”

Wisconsin’s Democrat Gov. Tony Evers, who is running for reelection, said on Twitter:

We condemn violence and hatred in all forms, including the actions at Wisconsin Family Action in Madison last night. We reject violence against any person for disagreeing with another’s view.

Violence is not the way forward. Hurting others is never the answer.

We will work against overturning Roe and attacks on reproductive rights by leading with empathy and compassion. We will defend what we believe in with our words and our voices—in the streets, in halls of government, and at the ballot box. In Wisconsin, we must lead by example.

Republican gubernatorial candidates condemned the attack in statements.

Former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch (R), running to unseat Evers, said, “The radicals are trying to stop us, but they know we won’t be intimidated from defending life.”

Kevin Nicholson, also running as a Republican to unseat Evers, called the attack “disgusting.”

Another Republican gubernatorial candidate, Tim Michels, called on the Democrat governor and Attorney General Josh Kaul (D) to “immediately issue unequivocal statements that this will not be tolerated, and offenders will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”

Madison.com noted that in 2012, radical anti-abortion activists threw a firebomb inside Planned Parenthood’s Appleton, Wisconsin location and were sentenced to 11 years in prison.

The police chief said that the department would provide an update on the situation on Monday at 2 p.m.

Jacob Bliss is a reporter for Breitbart News. Write to him at jbliss@breitbart.com or follow him on Twitter @JacobMBliss.

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Watch Live: Mother’s Day Protest – Pro-Life, Pro-Abortion Activists Clash Outside SCOTUS

Watch Live: Mother’s Day Protest – Pro-Life, Pro-Abortion Activists Clash Outside SCOTUS

Pro-life and pro-abortion activists are confronting one another outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC, Sunday morning.

Sunday’s Mother’s Day protest follows a string of drastic measures being taken by far left radicals to protest the Court’s expected decision to repeal Roe v. Wade. 

On Saturday, pro-abortion activists blocked entrance to a New York City church and gathered outside the homes of several U.S. Supreme Court justices.

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PR Giant Tells Corporate Clients to Stay Silent on Abortion, ‘No-Win’ Situation

PR Giant Tells Corporate Clients to Stay Silent on Abortion, ‘No-Win’ Situation

A massive PR firm that represents high-profile corporations like Coca-Cola, AT&T, and Starbucks is privately advising its clients to remain silent on abortion rights, according to an internal email obtained by Popular Information.

With its top corporate clients – including Kia Motors, Astra Zeneca, and Pizza Hut, Zeno Group, a subsidiary of the world’s largest public relations conglomerate, Edelman Holdings, earns almost $120 million in annual revenue.

Zeno Group’s Executive Vice President for Media Strategy, Katie Cwayna, sent company staff “a template email to share with client contacts” with instructions on reacting to reports that the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark abortion rights decision.

According to the email, Zeno warned its clients that “the media” and others “will look for corporations to take a stand and make their views known.”

Zeno suggests its corporate clients remain silent on the issue because taking a public stance could be a “no-win” situation for companies.

The email template said:

Do not take a stance you cannot reverse, especially when the decision is not final. This topic is a textbook “50/50” issue. Subjects that divide the country can sometimes be no-win situations for companies because regardless of what they do they will alienate at least 15 to 30 percent of their stakeholders… Do not assume that all of your employees, customers or investors share your view.

Although the email paints abortion rights as a “50/50” issue, a recent poll found that a majority of Americans believe abortion should be either “mostly” or “always” illegal, and support banning abortion completely after 15 weeks.

Zeno continued to warn its clients to stay away from the media entirely. “Avoid media’ fishing.’ Often during controversy, media will make general inquiries to multiple peer organizations, in which the first one to “raise its hand” becomes the lead,” the email template continued. Zeno told its clients that being at the center of the abortion issue is “not advisable,” and to “be judicious” with managing press inquiries.

The email template also provided its clients with advice on talking to reporters, which is to avoid them.

“Steer clear of breaking news networks/outlets,” the email said. “We anticipate the story will dominate newsfeeds for the rest of the week as more details unfold, so avoid pitching reporters and outlets that focus on breaking news.”

Along with media silence on the issue, companies are being told to remain silent on their social media accounts as well.

“Do not engage with direct questions about your company’s position,” the email added. “Whether in direct messages or public-facing posts, do not respond to questions about where your company stands on this issue.”

Pro-life activists demonstrate in front of the the U.S. Supreme Court during the 47th annual March for Life on January 24, 2020, in Washington, DC. (OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)

Zeno Group also consults top brands such as ASICS, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Phillips Health, Corona, Prudential, and Leveno.

Zeno’s message to its corporate clients telling them to avoid the abortion debate can be summed up by the following mantra: “go woke, go broke.”

Zeno Group also consults Netflix, which is dealing with its own fallout after the company made a dedicated shift towards “wokeness.”

In the last half-year, Netflix’s stock price has fallen from $671 to $215, and subscribers are also leaving the platform en masse. As a result, Netflix now performs the worst out of the 500 stocks in the S&P 500.

The PR firm’s advice to stay silent on this hot button issue also comes after the highly contested feud between Disney and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) over the state’s recently enacted Parental Rights in Education Law.

However, Zeno Group CEO Barby Siegel told Popular Information the company believes in “a woman’s right to make decisions about her healthcare,” after the report on the internal email was published.

“At Zeno, we believe in equal access to healthcare for all, and a woman’s right to make decisions about her healthcare,” Siegel said. “At the same time, we live in a world with different opinions and different views, and we respect those differences.”

Siegel also added that the email template “does not accurately reflect Zeno’s position or the range of counsel that we are providing to clients.” Siegel claimed the advice was provided within the first 24 hours after Justice Samuel Alito’s draft opinion was leaked and intended to ” counsel clients to be measured in their immediate response to a complex developing story.”

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Biden’s Disinformation Chief: ‘There Are Many Non-Binary People Who Give Birth’

Biden’s Disinformation Chief: ‘There Are Many Non-Binary People Who Give Birth’

The woman President Joe Biden chose to be the government-sanctioned arbiter of truth believes “there are many non-binary people who give birth” — despite the basic fact that pregnancy is biologically unique to women.

The Biden administration appointed Nina Jankowicz as chief of the “Disinformation Governance Board,” which the Department of Homeland Security is setting up to combat “misinformation” online. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas spoke about the “just established” governance board during a congressional hearing Wednesday, arguing it would help reduce domestic threats to the United States.

Jankowicz, who is a so-called “disinformation expert” and a fellow for the Wilson Center, has been published by various corporate media outlets and has used the term “pregnant people” in her articles. When she received pushback for using leftist language that erases women in an article for Wired this year, she explained her logic in a tweet and claimed “non-binary” people can have children.

“First it was important to me to make sure this piece was inclusive. There are many non-binary people who give birth,” she tweeted on January 22.

One follower pushed back against her claim and accused her of using “trending ideology for clicks.”

“It’s not about leaning into trending ideology for clicks; I have non-binary friends who have borne children,” Jankowicz replied, doubling down. “Beyond my own personal experience, there are plenty of doctors and other healthcare professionals who recommend the use of inclusive language. ACOG does as well.”

“TL;DR (too long didn’t read): PREGNANCY IS A SOCIETAL ISSUE, NOT A WOMEN’S ISSUE. SOCIETY BENEFITS WHEN PREGNANT PEOPLE ARE TREATED BETTER AND EMPOWERED, NOT LIED TO AND MANIPULATED,” she continued.

Far-left politicians and government officials have been trying to further the radical transgender activist agenda by attempting to popularize the phrase “pregnant people” and insisting men and “non-binary” people can get pregnant. Just this month, White House press secretary Jen Psaki referred to “pregnant and postpartum people” during a press briefing. Centers for Disease Control Director Rochelle Walensky has also repeatedly referred to “pregnant people,” instead of “pregnant women.”

Katherine Hamilton is a political reporter for Breitbart News. You can follow her on Twitter.

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BUSTED: UnAmerican Express Goes Woke

BUSTED: UnAmerican Express Goes Woke

The following article is sponsored by Consumers Research.

Corporations typically focus on profits and not politics, but that isn’t the case for American Express. The 172-year-old credit card company is focused on pushing a political agenda while ignoring its dubious corporate track record.

The company has adopted an “Anti-Racism Initiative” designed to have “privileged” employees defer to “marginalized groups.” In training sessions, white employees were told to “identify the privileges or advantages you have.” Amex brought in Khalil Muhammad, who told Amex employees during training sessions that they should charge black customers lower premiums than white customers.

Multiple Amex employees have also alleged that the company has engaged in “reverse discrimination” and consistently wouldn’t promote white employees because they weren’t minorities. One employee was even told by a supervisor, “It would be advantageous and important for me to note that I am a minority when I apply for internal promotions.”

CEO Stephen Squeri has been behind many of these initiatives, launching a 2020 effort that includes spending $1 billion to promote “Racial, Ethnic and Gender Equity.” Squeri has also spoken against climate change and participated in the corporate pile-on against Georgia’s election integrity legislation. Amex’s very public progressive agenda belies a pattern of corporate misconduct records indicate.

Multiple federal agencies, including the Federal Reserve, the Treasury Department, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, have investigated Amex for certain sales practices, including issuing phantom credit cards. Additionally, Amex had to pay $112 million in fines because it deceptively strong-armed its customers into paying illegal late fees.

In a repudiation of Amex’s supposed commitment to diversity, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that Amex discriminated “against consumers in Puerto Rico and the U.S. territories by providing them with less-favorable financial products and services.” Amex was forced to pay these customers $96 million.

There have also been serious questions about Amex’s lax business practices, which have enabled criminals to move their money through the company. In one case, an Amex subsidiary provided an engineer who was allegedly part of a black market nuclear network with credit cards. In another instance, the Department of Justice fined Amex $65 million because its money laundering detection program “had serious and systemic deficiencies.”

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